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Daily Edition No. 1272
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Friday,   February 21, 1902
Eleventh Year
HUNDREDS
KILLED
Fierce Battle Between Troops
and Rioters In Barcelona.
Artillery Fire Raked Streets
and the Mob Was Repulsed.
wnerewithai to purchase food. Servants of the rloh returning from the
markets have heen set upon and
Ischium and robiied of their purchases.   I
Londjn, Feb. 20.���A message to the
Exchange Telegraph Co., from Barcelona, via Perpignan, France, says a
tierce batile has been fought between
the troops and the rioters in tho suburbs of Barcelona, known as Sane.
Befoie the engagement the cavalry
and infantry bad beon poEed in the
most dangerous points and a field
battery had been located in the plaza
from which vantage point the guns
could sweop the surrounding streets.
When the final clash with the troops
occurred tho artillery was brought
into action and raked the streets. The
noteis engaged the batfries at does
range, bnt were finally driven off. It
is reported tbat 500 peisons were killed and wounded on both sides. The
near neighborhood was wrecked by
the Hindis The ruins caught fire and
this completed lhe destruction.
Further fighting is reported at
Mataro (16 miles from Barcelona)
where a quantity oi arms have been
discovered. Fighting is also reported
at Tortosa and Tarragona, respectively, 100 aud 50 miles southwest of
Barcelona.
STRIKE ARE SPREADING.
Two Factories Burned and Railway
Tracks Torn Up.
Madrid, Feb. 20.���According to telegrams received here late tonight from
Barcelona, the street fighting continues. The heavy rain which fell
during the day helped to disperse the
rioters and tho authoiilies are taking
severe measures. A proclamation has
been issued ordering all private individuals to surrender any weapons they
may possess under pain of severe
penalties. The sale of arms has also
been prohibited. Forty workmen's
associations have been dissolved and
the members of their committees arrested. The dwellings of the strike
leaders aud anarchists are being registered and put under guard.
Tho battleship Pelayo has been
ordered to Barcelona. The military
engineers have assumed control of the
Btreet car service and a few cars half
filled with soldiers are running. Even
the funeral coaches have tu be protected by the police. Wo letters have
been delivered in Barcelona in three
days and in some distant parts of the
town business is completely para
lyzed.
A pitched battle occurred in tho
outskirts of the city between the
strikers and the military escort attached to several wagons that were
bringing in provisions. Ihe contents
of the wagons wero dragged out and
barricades were built across the roads.
The rails have been torn up to prevent
trains from entering the oity.
The strike movement has begun to
spread seriously. At Castellene de la
Plans, taking advantage of the night
and the absence of the police, the
strikers burned two factories. At a
workmen's meeting held at Castellene
del a Plana a general strike was
voted. At Saragossa most of the factories have already closed down and
most of the workingmen stiikers are
bringing pressure to bear to compel
the factories still remaining open to
close their doors. The captain-general
of Saragossa lias wired for reinforcements.
A strike commenced at Valenoia,
hut owing to the refusal of the dock
laborers to participate, it did not become general. The police at Valencia,
assisted by the troops, have up to the
present time been able to maintain
order there.
There has been a strike on at Barcelona for several days past. There is
no particular reason lor thc Btrike
except tbat the working daises are
against existing social conditions and
the influence of the clergy.
It is estimated that 80,000 men and
women are on strike. Thousands of
malcontents line the downtown streets
of the city and attack savagely those
who   they thin     aie possessed of the
HON.   SENATORS WILL RECEIVE.
Programme For Welcoming Prince
Henry at the Capital.
Washington, Feb. 20.���Aftor conferences between the state department
officials and members of the Senate
and the House, arrangements have
been completed for the reception of
Prince Henry when lie comes to tbo
capital next Monday aftornoon. Tlie
Prince will be accompanied by Ambassador Von Hollehen, or Count
Qnadt and the members of his staff.
The party wiil arrive at the eastern
main entrance about 4 o'clock and
will enter the building by the
rotunda. Hero a committee of members of the House will be in waiting
to receive them. Representatives
Grosvenor and Hill and one Democratic member, probably Ropresenta-
tivo Dinsmore, will constitute the
committee. Tho prince will be escorted first to Speaker Henderson's private office whore greetings will be exchanged and the speaker wili invite
the prince and his party to occupy the
speaker's reserved seats in the gallery.
After looking down upon the business of the House, Prince Henry will
return to tbe main floor of tbe house
and will occupy tbe Ways and Means
committee room for a time in order
that members be presented to him. In
conclusion, the members of the com-
niittoe will escort Princo Henry and
bis party through the corridors _> the
rotuuda where a committee of senators
will meet them aid give tho visitors
the courtesies uf the senate.
On the following Thursday when
Prince Henry attends the McKinley
memorial exeoises in the House ol
Repesentatives, he will occupy a chair
alongside the pesident who with his
cabinet will be in the seat to the
loft of the speaker.
POPE'S ANNIVERSARY.
Solemn Services in St. Peters to Commemorate tho Coronatiton.
Rome, Feb. 20.���The singing of the
Te Denm in St. Peter's today on the
occasion ol the papal coronation anniversary was the most impressive service in years. It waa conducted by
Cardinal Rampoli in the presence of
24 oardinals and 40 bishops. The Pcn-
tificial guard was present in theii full
dress uniforms, worn for the first
time today since 1870. Tbree hundred
representatives of Catholic associa-
tions.the Italian and foreign representatives of religious orders, and 20,000
spectators listened to the services. At
the conclusion of the Te Deum the
Pope appeared at a window of his
appartments and watched the crowd
disperse.
CANADIAN SKATER WON.
THE LEGISLATURE
IS NOW OPENED
Opposition at Once Began Its Fight Against
the Government but Failed to
Carry Its Point.
Ministry Sustained by a Narrow Majority
of Two Votes.���Speech From the
Throne Full of Generalities
Baptie First in the Throe Big Events
at Milwaukee.
Milwaukee, Feb. 20.���Three professional events, one, two and three
miles were on the card of the skating
tournament in this city tonight.
Norvul Baptie, the Canadian, carried
off the first prize in each eveut.
Thomas, of Minneapolis, was second
in each event.
AZORES TO MONTREAL.
Montreal, Feb. 20.���An interesting
operation was performed here at noon
today when the navigation officer of a
German training ship at Fayal, in the
Azores, corrected his chronometer by
means of a connection with the electrical time clock in the observatory of
MoGill university, the connection
being made by means of the Commercial Cable and Canadian Pacifio Rail-
may's telegraph line, the officer getting tbe ticks aB they were recorded
by the clock.
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BIG REPAIR SHOP BURNED.
New York, Feb. 20.���Tbe repair
shop,   tbe
machine shop and other
buildings of tho Fifth avenue branch
of the Brooklyn Elevated railway
were destroyed tonight by fire. The
largest building burned was the machine shop which covered a space of
500 hy 200 feet. President Grethmger,
who was at the fire, estimated tbe loss
between $200,000 and $250,000. Three
firemen were slightly injured.
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TOLSTOI OUT OF DANGER.
London, Feb. 20.���According to the
St. Petersburg correspondent of the
Daily Mail, Count Tolsti, who has
recently been gravely ill, is now out
of danger.
Viotoria, Feb 20.���The third session
of the eigh h parliament of British
Columbia was opened this afternoon
by Lieut.-Go'ernor Joli in tbe presence of an immense crowd of people.
It was a beautiful day, as mild as
spring and with a bright sun to help
out the proeeediings.
In the absence of Speaker Booth,
Hon. C. E. Pooley was elected to tho
chair. Immediately the opposition
commenced their fight against the
government and a division was foued
on a motion by the opposition to
bring on the Viotoria by-election
forthwith.
Mr. Houston, of Nelson, moved the
adjournment of the debate Ou the
division the governmont was sustained,
having a majorty of two, but they
claim a majority of four. At the opposition caucus, Richard McBride, of
Westminster, who left the Dunsmnir
government a lew months ago, was
elected loader.
The speech from tbe throne intimates that steps will be faken to
secure tbe construction of the Canadian Northern railway through British
Columbia and of the Coast-Kootenay
railway, It is also announced that
negotiations were proceeding for the
establishment of pulp mills in the
province. The speech from the throne
was read by his honor was as follows:
Mr. Speaker and Gentlemen of the
Legislative Assembly:
I have much pleasure in welcoming
you to the third session of the ninth
parliament of British Columbia.
Since you lait met the province has
been favored with a visit from their
Royal Highnesses, the Duke and
Duchess of Cornwall and York. Tho
warm welcome and loyal enthusiasm
whioh everywhere marked their reception demonstrated to tbem the continued and increasing devotion of subjects in this part of thu empire to tbe
person of His Majesty, and the very
favorable impression produced io tbeir
Royal Highesses was to me exceed
ingly gratiiying.
I have to inform you that tho coronation of His Most Gracious Majesty,
King Edward VII., will tal-e place on
the 20th of June proximo. The premiers of the several provinces ot
Canada bave been officially asked to
attend and it has been my pleasing
duty to convey to His Excellency, on
behalf of my first minister, an acceptance of the invitation.
It is to be regretted that tbe war in
South Africa unavoidably still continues. There is, however, every indication of hostilities being brought to a
satisfactory conclusion at an early
date, when an opportunity will be
offered to the citizens of this province
bearing arms there to return to their
homes.
In view of the unfavorable conditions which affected the mining
industry during 1901, it is especially
gratifying to know that the coutput of
the mines considerably exceeded that
of any previous twolvo months, and
that the year closed with several detri
mental causes removed, and with
piospects of greatly increased activity
and development.
'Negotiations witb the authorities at
Ottawa, begun last year, have been
continued by ray government and a
conference bas been agreed to for the
further discussion of matters affecting
the relatioos of the province of British
Columbia and tbe Dominion of Canada
under tbe terms of union.
A report will be laid before you
ooncerniug the results of the commission to enquire into and adjust, where
possible, freight rates on agricultural
products. It is satisfactory to state, as
a consequence, that substantial reJuo-
tions have been made, and shipping
facilities have been improved. It is
also a matter of very great satisfaction
that the agricultural industry in this
province is so prosperous. To further
the interests of the stock raisers of
tho interior, a measure will be submitted providing for the establishment
of a system of cold storage in connection with abattoirs.
The subject of fishery development
is ono wliie^ has been receiving greatly increased attention and the efforts
of my government aro in the direction
of placing the industry on a more
satisfactory footing.
Steps will bo taken with a view to
the introduction of a fair measure of
redistribution.
Measures will ba submitted for your
consideration having for their object
the encouragement of immigration and
the settlement of unoccupiod lands.
A measure will also be submitted
for the purpose of consolidating existing loan acts, and obtaining authority
thereunaer for the issuance of a new
loan.
Under the authoirty of legislation
of last session, agreements have been
entered into with several companies
for the manufacture of pulp and
paper, and negotiations are now being
curried on for the establishment of
those industries.
Negotiations are being carried on
for the purpose of securing the construction of a railway from Bate Inlet
to Yollowhead pass to connect with
the railway system on Vancouver
Island and for the construction ol the
CoaBt-Kootenay railway.
Legislation will be introduced dealing with taxation and assistance to
hospitals.
The estimates of revenue and expenditure hare been carefully prepared witn a view to the strictest
economy being exercised, and will be
submitted without delay.
I now leave you to your deliberations, with the sincere trust and belief
that your efforts will be pro.luctive of
much good and earnestly invoke on
youi behalf the Divine blessing.
ANOTHER ACCOUNT.
(SPECIAL TO TUB MINER.)
Victoria, Feb. 20.���In the house
today Pooley was elected speaker
unanimously on motion of Ellison and
Martin, and endoised by McBride,who
spoke as leader of the opposition.
Mr. Helmcken moved that a writ be
issued forthwith for the Victoria election, and Dunsmuir said the government delayed issuing it as he had
offered the portfolio to Helmcken and
he had not given him an answer. The
premier did not want to bring on a
by-election if another will have to be
held for Mr. Helmcken.
The latter denied giving Dunsmuir
grounds to think he would enter his
cabinet.
Mr. Houston moved an adjournment
of tbe debate whicn was carried by a
vote of 18 to 10 as follows:
Ayes���Houston, Ellison, Prentice,
Dunsmuir, Clifford, Wells, Kidd,
Hunter, Dickie, Mourco, Rogers,
Stables, Gilmour, Eberts, Molnnes,
Martin, nail and A. W. Smith.
Nays���Tatlow, Taylor, Murphy,
Garden, Ful.ton, Munro, McPhillips,
Hay ward, Curtis, E. C. Smith,
Gilford, McBrido, Hawthornethwaito,
Neill and Green.
Mr. Gilford was introduced by
Messis. McBride and Munroe amid
loud cheers. Mr. Green is whip of the
new opposition party.
Tbo governor is entertaining 80 members   of the Senate, Commons, legisla
ture   officers,   doputy   ministers, consuls, etc.. tonight at the Driard.
OPPOSITION CAUCUS.
Eighteen Members Attended���Confident They Can Deleat Government.
Victoria, .eh. DO.���Owing to the
Charmer being late last night in arriving, the Opposition caucus did not
convene till 10 o'clock. The caucus
was protracted till i o'clook this
morning. Eighteen members wero
present, out of a houso ol 30, the seats
of Turner and Booth being vacant.
MoBridc was elected loader of tha opposition, witb Green, Tatlow, Neill,
Munro, Murphy and Helmcken as an
advisory committee. The opposition
claim that as Ilawthornethwaite, who
was not at the convention, will not
support the government thoy will have
a majority in the bouse. Curtis
arrived last night and at the caucus it
was decided that the opposition will
permit tho government to seat a
speaker without opposition. The
government sent a rnussBgo to tlie
caucus asking that a commitree bu
appointed to meet them, and tho opposition was unofficially offered two
seats in tho cabinet, and the speakership if it would join forces witli the
government to defeat Maitin. This
was refusud.
IMMIGRANTS
FOR CANADA
SNOW PLOW WRECKED.
Engine Jumped the Truck and One
Man Was Killed.
Binghamton, N. Y., Feb. 20.-A
series wreck in which one man was
killed and several other injured occurred at 11.30 o'clock today on the
Syracuse division of the Lackawanna,
about one and a half miles south of
Prelbe. A work orew in charge cf
Conductor John McDonald, with a
heavy snow plow and two engines
were trying to clear the track. The
engines tried to ram the plow through
a fleep drift, when the head engine
left the track, tvisting across tlio
track. It was plowed ahead for some
distance and was turned almost
around. Fireman Garrett Naglo, of
Syracuse, aged 24 years, was nn the
tender and was caught between it an-.'.
the engine. His body was ground to
fragments. Engineer George R.
Heimer, also of Syracuse, was thrown
about 30 feet and landed in a deep
snow drift uninjured. Four men wore
inside the snow plow and all of tfiem
were more or less hurt.
Many Thousands   Expected
From Britain   This
Summer.
Mounted   Rifles Reach Durban.-Dr.   Bucke
Dead.
Toronto, Feb. 20.���Tlio Evening
Telegram's London cable Bays: Tho
transport Manhattan with the first
seotion of the Canadian Mounted rifles
bus arrived at Durban from Capetown.
Tlie Evening Telegram's London
cable says: A correspondent in tho
Times today says an Important scheme
for the development ol emigration to
Western Canada has been finally
arranged by Deputy Minister of the
Interior Genest, who bas been in
London for sonic time with that
object ln view. No fewer than from
2,500 to 3,01)0.persons will leave Liverpool or Glasgow during March to
settle in Canada, while others are expected to follow in April, May and
June ut the rate of 4,000 per month.
The figures in emigration circles are
counted too high.
DEATH FROM A FALL.
London, (Int., Feb. 20.-Dr. R. W.
Bucke, for many years superintendent
of the medical department of the
London asylum, met a fatal accident
this moriii.ig. No one saw it, but it
is supposed that while walking on the
veranda he slipped and fell to the
tluor. striking bis head with sufficient
force to produce concussion of tho
brain.
CRITICIZE COL. DENT.
WILL BE HISTORIC.
German Emperor Orders Pictures of
German Charge at Pekin.
Berlin, Feb. 20.���Emperor William
has commanded Prof. Roechliug to
paint a picture of the scene near the
Chinese arsenal when Admiral Seymour, commander of the Pekin relief
expedition, gave the order "lhe Germans to the Front." Thia phrase has
thrilled Germany and Prof.Roechling,
who npon Emperor William's order
accompanied the German expedition
to China, has made a study of the battlefield and tbe arsenal with the
painting of this picture in view. The
picture will be hung iu Emperor
William's private gallery and will
represent the German forces on tho
double quick to the front, witb the
American and British troops cheering
them.
LONG TO   RETIRE.
He
Has For Some Time Wished
Quietude of Private Life.
Washington, Feb. 20.���Now that
the Schley matter has been settled
officially, it is understood that Secretary long feels that he is at liberty to
carry out tho projeot, cherished by
bim in the last year ol President McKinley's administration, to retire to
private life. However, Ibis is not ex-
pectod to ensue at once for there is no
certain knowledge of what may follow
in Congress, notwithstanding a strong
belief by thc administration tbat the
case is settled beyond revival. Therefore it is understood that the change
ln the cabinet circle will not take
place before the adjournment of the
present session of congress and perhaps not until next autumn.
Showed No Desire For Western Horses
When Purchasing Remounts.
Winnipeg, Feb. 20.--Today was the
warmest day of tho winter season and
spring clothes were in demand. The
snow on the prmoipal streets has all
gone.
At a meeting of tbo Manitoba Horse
Breeders' association this morning
Col. Dent came in for a serious raking. It was claimed that when be
camo west to purchase remounts for
the British army he showed no inclination to look over western horses.
Efforts were made to establish a
veterinary college in Winnipeg.
W. J. Ilemauway, one of the best
known merchants in Manitoba and
partner of Premier Roblin, died at hia
homo in Carman at midnight. He
oame from Pakenham,Ontario, several
years ago. He was high up in
Masonry.
A committee of Rat Portage citizens
has been conducting an enquiry into
recent fires and havo strong evidence
that they wero tho work of incendiaries.
John Wemyso, Neepawa, was olected
grand master of Manitoba Odd
Fellows.
LEGISLATIVE PROGRAMME.
GORED 1IY A COW.
Roekwood, (Int., Feb. 2(1.���A cow of
Mrs. James Gray was being driven to
water last night when it turned upon
her and trampled upon and booked
her so badly that the woman's recovery is hopeless.
MAYOR BRADSHOW RESIGNS.
Slocan City, Feb, 20. ���Mayor Iliad -
shaw has decided not to go to trial
with the election petilton presented to
void his election and has resigned.
This will necessitate a nun    election.
Newfoundland to Consider Some Important Measures This Session.
St. Johns, Nfld., Feb. 20.���Tho
colonial legislature was opened here
this afternoon. Goveinor Boyle in the
speech from the throne announced the
favorable outcome of last year's industrial operations and predicted even
belter results for the preseut seasou.
The financial results of the operations
daring tlie last fiscal year are most
f.-ivoraole and show a surplus. Tbe
estimates to the preseut fiscal year
are framed to achieve a like result.
Tbe legislation proposed for tlie present session includes bills to preserve
the whale fisheries, to encourage the
working ol the colony's iron aieas,
to establish cold storage for the
fishery products; for the municipal
government of St. John's, and for tbe
protection of railway employees.
Premier Bond today introduced tbe
modus vivendi ni 11 on the French shore
question, The leader ol the opposition intimated the readiness of tbat
party to give this bill   its   unanimous
support,
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WILL Il.SH WITH TRAWLS.
Victoria, Feb. 20.���A Victoria company bas purchased a specially constructed steamer for trawl fishing on
the Britisli Columbian coast. They
will ship to custom markets.
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ORGANS PLAY OUT OF TUNE.
The advocates of tbe Canadian
Pacific railway continue to inveigh
against the Crow's Nest Southern
Thoy now admit that they were mis
taken in their assertions tliat James
Hill owned a control of the stock of
the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., hut
they still find fault with him because
he is building a railroad over
which some of the coke and coal pro
duced in the basin of the Crow's Nest
may find a market in the states.
The organs state that Mr. Hill's
Interests are south of the line, but
this is net true so far as reaching
smelters is concerned. liy means of
railway linos and steamers the Great
Northern reaches nearly evory smelt
ing point in British Columbia. With
the Nelson and Fort Sheppard railway
the G. N. can deliver fuel at tbo Nel
son smelter. If it became necessary
for the Trail smelter to have its fuel
shipped via tbe Greot Northern it
could be hauled to Northport by rail
und taken frcm thence by steamer on
the Columbia river to Trail. Grand
Forks, Greenwood and Midway will
be reached by the Great Northern
liranci, which is being extended from
Marcus. In case Kaslo builds a
smelter, or in the event of the Pilot
Hay plant resuming operations, they
could be served with fuel by the Great
Northern by boat and rail. From this
it will be seen that Mr, Hill has an
interest in the smelters nurth of the
lino and besides this he is giving the
people of the Kootenays and Yale the
benefit of a competing line.
Let a glance be taken into tbo mat
ter of marketing some of the coal and
coke of tho Crow's Nest measures in
ordc to learn if it will be so disast
rous to the interests of British Columbia to ship luel to tbe south from the
Crow's Neat mines, as the C. P. R
organs would like to make the public
believe. The report of the minister of
mines for tho year ending December
31st, 1000, which is tho liibt one issued
has the following concerning coal:
"The coal mining industry of the
province still continues to increase in
importance, and has again, tbis year
(1000), broken all previous reoords
with a totnl output of 1,.100,1711 tons,
of which 100,684 tons were converted
into coke, producing 85,140 tons of
coke, and leaving a net production of
coal of 1,489,605 tons. Of this production 914,183 tons of coal and 51,76'
tous of coke were exported."
Taking the total output ot 1,500,170
tons of coal producd and deducting tlic
914,183 tons exported in the form of
ooal and the .11,757 imported in the
form of coke what dors it leave to
be consumed at home'.' You cannot
subtract these latter1 lignres from the
total for the reason that it takes about
two tons of coal to"muko one ton of
ccke. By multiplying Uie amount of
coke exported by two it gives 103,514
tons. This added Ic the 014,183 tons
of coal imported gives a total of 1,017,
607 to;,s as the actual exports
Sub'.ratct this from thc total amount
produced, 1,500,179 tons, and it
leaves 572,482 tons consumed in the
provlnre. This is le*s than one-fifth
of the total.
If the Ideas of the reirogro->loiiists
were carried out and Junius Hill and
others prevented lrom marketing the
oosl of British Columbia in the United
States, and there is where the most of
the coal exported from British Columbia is marketed and what would bo
thc result? It would be a death blow
to one of the most important industries in the province. There are probably 5,000 men employed directly and
indirctly in the eoal industry in llritish Columbia, including those engaged
ln and about the collieries and iu tne
haulago and handling of It.
If the reactionary policy of tho C.P.
R. were carried out to a logical conclusion, although it would bo most
Illogical and inpolitic to do so, 4,000
of these men would have to be discharged and would be compelled to go
elsewhere to seek employment.
The puerile arguments  advanced by
the organs of the railway company in
tbis connection are hardly worth
answering, but as tbey might deceive
a few, for the sake ot those few, tho
real situation has to be shown if only
for tbe purpose of manifesting bow
utterly unieliable, how impolitic,
how out of keeping with the facts and
conditions they are. Some of the advocates of tbe C. P. R., like Rip Van
Winkle, seem to have just awakened
from a sleep of a decade or two and
are that far behind the times.
COPPER S1TUTAION.
The copper market has apparently
gotten out of tho control of tho Amalgamated Copper Co., and prices are
Ising and promise to go still higher,
as it is evident that tbe trust has sold
out iU surplus stocks and is no longer
the big (actor in the market. In their
report issued at Liverpool on February
3rd tho James Lewis and Sons have
the following to say of the   situation:
Strenuous efforts have beeu made by
tbe firms representing the Amalgamated Copper company to prevent an
advance in the price of copper, as it
evidently does not suit the purpose of
those controlling this company thut
there should be an advance in either
copper oi copper shares at present,
thoy not having completed thoir preparations for ir.. In this endeavor some
7,500 tons of Standard for forward do
livery have been sold during tlie past
month���but without success. The
extraordinary ueinand from consumers, who considered ��50 a safe basis
upon which to replenish their depleted
stocks, accompanied by laige purchases on account of speculators
attracted Oy tho low pricj���"syndicates" being formed lor the purpose
in London and "pods" in Now York
���haB frustrated these efforts. After
failing lrom ��49 for cash on thc 2nd
ulto. to ��45 2s. Od. on tho 15th, Standard rose to ��40 on the 21st, declining
again to ��48 on the 23rd, but recovering to ��49 on tho 24th in sympathy
with a sharp advance in Rio Tinto
shares. On the 27th up to ��50 5s. was
paid on the execution of an order for
400 tons���apparently on American
account. Next day thc sale of about
2,000 tons with three months' prompt
by the representatives of the United
Metals Selling company, which was
rapidly abaorbod, failed to make much
impression on the market, causing a
decline ol only 5s., and although fur
ther 1,500 tons were sold on tho 29th
by tha same firm, prieeB quickly rose
until ��5(1 was reached on the 31st and
��57 today, the closing value being
��5b 15s for early delivery and ��5(1 10s
for tliroe months' prompt. Thc quo
tation for Lake Copper in New York
has been advanced from 11 to 13 cents
with an active demands from consum
ers. Up to $79 bas been paid for Amal
gamated shares and ��47 for Rio Tintos
���the increase in the value of latter
during the month being nearly
��2,500,000.
Very large sales of coppei have been
made by the representatives of the
United Metals Selling Company, proh-
ablyjaniounting to 20,000 tons. As
this quantity represents six months of
their production, the power of the
Amalgamated company to keep down
values must bo considerably reduced.
RAILWAY SCHEMES.
In another column will bo found a
communication fiom a resident of
Armstiong in which be outlines what
has hitherto been unsuspected by
many���what the plans of the Gieat
Northern are in this province. In his
opinion all tbo branches built into
the province and being construtcd are
part of a comprehensive plan of the
railway company to const rut a short
line to the coast which will ultimately
be made thc main line. In brief tbe
N'elsou nnd Bedlington is already built
from the main lino to tne foot of
Kootenay lake. Tbe gap between the
foot of tho lake and the Nelson and
Fort Sheppard terminus at Nelson oan
be covered by bouts the sameas is now
being done by the Canadian Pao!fie,
From Nelson the cars will run via the
Nelson and Fort Sheppard road and
the Spokane Falls and Northern to
Marcus. There they will be switched
to tlie railway which is beieg built to
Grand Forks, Midway, Princeton, the
Pacific terminus of which is at tbe old
market building in Victoria. lt is
claimed that this route to the coast is
a sho ter one than thu ono at present
traversed via Spokane and Seattle and
that when completed the through passenger trainp, and most of the through
freight trains bearing merchandise to
and from China, Japan and Siberia,
will go this way, and, as a conee-
queuce, pass through Nelson.
Should the Canadian Pacific exlond
tho Columbia and Western from Midway on to tbo coast then Nelson
would be ono of tho most important
railway contros in tbe Kootenays. It
looks as thought these railway events
would materaliil/e within a short
time.
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Ladies' jackets, Golf Capes,   Ladies'
Costumes, Dress Goods and  Furs.
At Largely Reduced Prices.
We do no; often advertise special reductions, but when  we
do they are. genuine.    No inferior goods are bought  by  us
and offered as so-called Bargains.
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Avon Bppinqs, N. Y, Feb. 1, 1901.
Drs. Taft linos. Medicine (Jo.
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Real Estate, Fire and Life Insurance
Money to Loan.
Houses to Rent in a'l parts of the
City. See list at entrar.ee to our
ofhees, next to McArlhur's Furniture store.
AN UNUSUAL OFFER
If you aro at all soeptloal about tiring Griffiths,' Menthol Liniment your druggist wul sell
it with tho understanding thai if not entirely
satisfactory your money baok. I'so it for
rheumatism, neuralgia, sprain.*, Iji-uIhcsh, muscular .soreness and all forms of swelling and in-
fliiirmation.   Prion 25 cents.
For salo by J. H. Vanstonc, Nel-son, H, 01
KOOTONAY
LAKE   GENERAL
SOCIETV.
1'iTAL
NOTICE OF AlKI'AI. ttKFTIVU
In accordance with the By-lAWB of lhe So-
cioty, tho Annual (.lenenil Mroting will he hold
in tho Board of Tnuto 1 looms on Tuesday,
March 11th at :i p. in.
There are a few chances left in the
raillo ' of a workbox, walking stick
nnd several other articles. Call and
get a ticket before thoy are all gone.
Most of the largo tickets have been
drawn, drawing to le held at the
Palm as soon as the tickets are all]
sold. 1
MEMBERSHIP     CONDITIONS
All annual subscribers to the sum cf Ton Dol
larsaro members of ths Society, eligible to
tako part in the election of directors for Ihe on-
suing term and in ease of IHno-s aro entitled to
free treatment in the hospital.
F. VV. SWANNHLL,
tieerotary:
QAflES
AT POPULAR PRICES
Ping-Pong $ 3.25
Duplicate Whist, Paines
8 Tray Set    4.25
16    "      "    6.50
Bridge    Whist,     with
Cards Complete    2.50
" "          3.00
Laws of Bridge       90
Billiard Nicholas 10.00
Complete stock of Invitations, bcore Cards, Prizes,
Punches and Markers for
Progressive Games.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
FIFTH ANNUAL
ROSSLAND
WINTER   CARNIVAL
Thursday, Friday 6 Saturday,
February 20 to 22, 1902
PROGRAM OF SPORTS
P Grand Hookey Tournament (for the senior and junior championship of the provinco), Five Skating Races, Six Snowsboe Races, Ski
Running and Jumping, Carnival Masquerade, Cutter Races for Pacers and Trotters,
��
Single fare for round trip on all railwnys.   Tickets on sale February 20, good to return until Feb. 21,    For programs or any infurma-   * '
���    tion, address H.W. O.JACKSON, See. Carnival Committee, Rossland   (*
OUR SPECIALTY
"GOODCHEER"
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We are showing tbis season a full
line of these goods and solicit your
esteemed patronage.
Lawrence Hardware
Company.
ftbelRosaLBa nk of danaba
Incorporated 1869.
Capital  Authorized,    .     .    93,000,000.001 Capital Paid-up,     ,    .    ,     Ws.oon,000.110
������*������ VI,700,00)1.00
Board of Directors    Thomas B. Konny,  President;   Thomas Ritchie. Vloe-President
awilov Smith, H. G. Banld, Hon. David Mocfceen. *      ��   "miocnli
Head Ofliee, Halifax 1
Ueneral Manager, Edsor, L. Poase, Montreal.
Superintendent of Branches, and Secretary, W, B, Torrinco, Halifax,
Branches!
Nova   Acotla��� Halllax   Branch,   Antiponl��r
Bridgewater, Gujsboro. Londonderry, Lu -
enburg. Maltlarjd (Maine Co.l, Piotou, Port
Hawkcsbury, Sydney. Hhubenacodle.Traro
Weymouth.
New    Brunswick ��� Bathuret.     Dorchester,
Fredericton, Kingston (Kent Co.l, Mono-
ton, Nowcaslle, Sackville St, John .Woodstock'
P. E. ���aluud���Chai'lottotown, Bumniorside.
Quebec���Montroal,   (City  (Office),
'. Nr---    ������
West Bud (Cor.
Montroa
otro   Dame and Soig-
neu-s Strootal; Westmount (Cor. Greouo
Avenue and St. Calhurlnos  Stroot,
Ontario���Ottawa,
Newfoundland   St. John's.
Cuba, West ladles-Havana.
United Uatu-Now York (16 JKxohango Place
Repubiio,Wanh.
BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vanconver.
Vancouver East End, Victoria,
_    1   -    ,    . .,      ,   Correspondent!! 1
Caniida-Morchanta Bank or Canada.   BoMon-Natlona   Shawmnr, Rank    rfci��.����_mi���ni.
Trust and SavingsBanfc  Han Franclsco-Flrst __m^__Tt_S&_.-_^S_____V_
Paris, franco -Credit Lyonimis.   Bermuda���-Bank of ______   .\,T_V..\'.'_ ._'
pan-Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corpora���?.   ��--���--- - fflrWS?*?   <-!"����� art- ����������
London, Kng.-Bank ot
leruiuda.   China ani
Spokane-Old National Bank.
Oeneral Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   0___b
and Sold, Latter, of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on roecia
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
Uiipber.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles.
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Tarda, NBLSON
and LARDO.
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON.
J. A. SAYWARD.
sold by All Newsdealers
Furnlihoa Monthly to all lovers ol Song
and Music a vast volume of New, Choice
Copyright Compositions, hy the most pop-
__ ��u'h?ra- ,��4 Page* of Plono Mualc,
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Pieces for Piano���Once a Month lor ac
Cents. Yearly Subscription, >a.00. If you
will send us the name and address ot Five
performers on the Piano or Onran, we will Bend
you a copy of the Magazine Fraa.
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Elt-hth a Locust Sts., Philadelphia, Pa,
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] wesi
C.P.R. offices. '
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
YARDS   AT   NKLSON' AND  ROSSLAND
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
Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Saah and
Doors. Special ortlor work will receive prompt
attention-   Mail orders solicited.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
unrrBD.
Head Offloe���Hondrvx and Vernon Pc, Nelson
Pacific
RAILWAY   .
���KOR���
Rossland
Winter Carnival
Feb. 20,2t, 22
Will issue return tickets at
Single Fare
February 20,   21,  good for
return till February 24.
Full particulars from  local
agents.
For berths, time tables, rates and.fnll
information apply to.
J. 8. Carter, K. J. Ootlb
Dis. Pass. Agt. A. G. P. A.
Nelson Vanernr*
About that second-hand article oi
youra. You'll sell it If you'll advertise il in The Miner want column Nelson   Daily Miner, Fri >ay February ai, 1902
A SUICIDE
PERHAPS
Body of H. V. Love Found
In Water at the City
Dock.
Thought   He   Became   Despondent and Drowned
Himself.
Yesterday morning abont 10.30 T.
Kelly, porter for the Madden House,
while down at the city wharf to rnoet
the incoming boat observed a body
floating on the water a short distance
fr.-.ni the wharf. Ho notified W. J.
Astley who was at his boat house.
Mr. Astley took out a boat aud towed
the body in and notified the police.
Chief of Police Jarvis and Constable
Ilevener dragged the body up on shore
where it was taken chargo of by Mr.
Bullock-Webster, chief of the provincial police, who had it removod to the
undertaking rooms of McArthur and
Co. A telegram was then sent to Dr.
Forin, at Slocan City, who was the
nearest coroner, in the absence of Dr.
Arthur. The body was recognized as
thatofH.V. Love who disappeared
from the eity in December last.
An inquest was held at 5 o'clock at
McArthur's tbe following jury serv-
inng: Dr. Quinlan, foreman; Dr.
Armstrong, H. Stevens, VV. Clayton,
T. W. Lillie and S. Allan.
Dr. McLellan examined the body
and stated that there was no appearance of any foul play, the indications
being that the deceased had been
drowned and had been in the water
for about two months. Chief Jarvis
stated that in November last the deceased who had till then been employed as janitor in the K.W.C.block,
had lost his position. He came to the
iail and asked for shelter and was
kept there doing small jobs around the
city office and a little work occasionally around town. On December 18th
after sweeping out tbe nicy hall ho
brought the keys to the police and
handed thcin over and without saying
a word went down tbe sheet and was
not seen again until the corpse was
found ln tbe lake. Ho had been very
despondent and low-spirited for some
time before he left the jail
The evidence was heard as to the
finding of tbe body and then the jury
brought in a verdict of death from
drowning. The funeral will be today
He was about sixty years ot age and
had no relatives living as far as
known.
"We have shoes to fit all feet, all
purses, all occasions���The Wallace-
Miller Co.
NELSON IS FORTUNATE.
shortness of the road and tho superiority of the gradients by way of Nelson
will place it on the now. short, transcontinental route of the Great Northern iu preference to Spokane, and that
Bonner's Ferry will bo the point
where the new and the old routes will
diverge. As soon as the Crow's Nest
road is completed to tbe coast, it will,
undoubtedly, become the main line of
the C. P. K. as it will bo much
shorter, ana have much better gradients than the present main line. It
will also not be so subjeot to the
delays produced by avalanches. The
new road of the Great Northern aud
tho Crow's Nest road will bo the
shortest and best transcontinental
lines in America,and it is my opinicn
that both of llieni Kill pass through
Nelson. I write to you for the purpose
to diuwing attention to the fact that
the Nelson and Iledlingtou and Nelson
and Fort Sheppard lines are not mere
branches, as so many suppose, but
parts of whnt will undoubtedly be the
main line of one of the chief railways
of the world. 1 am sorry I cannot
give exact figures, bnt havo no doubt
you can easily get the exact figures. I
have no doubt also that lhe exact
figures will show that in distance and
gradients the route from Bonner's
Ferry to Marcus by way of Nelson is
distinctly preferable to that by way of
Spokane.    Yours, etc.,
JOHN SIMPSON.
Armstrong, B. C, Feb. 16th, 1902.
New   spring   hats,   just arrived, at
The Wallace-Miller Co.
SUPKEME COURT.
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THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE.
FOR SALE OR RENT
Advertisetuonta Inserted under thia bead at
the rate of ono oent a word per Insertion. No
advertisement taken for less than 2& oente.
Situation Wanted advertisements Inserted
threo times free of ohaxge.
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NELSON, B. C.
FOR SALE���Tho Nolson Cafe, the
finest restauiant in the Kootenays,
best location, 2f> nicely furnished;
rooms in connection. The best business proposition in the district today,
for full particulars write Nelson Cate,
Hox 885, Nelson B.C.
FOB   SALE���Cheap,     a    serai .grand
piano.    Apply box 70 Nelson, B. 0
FURNISHED rooms with   or without
board.     Apply     on   Silioa. street,
socond door west of Ward.
FURNISHED   ROOMS   TO   RENT.���
Applv   to   Mrs F. 3. Squires, Room
40, K. W. 0. block.
WANTED
PBUHN8 Sc Co.- linker Street, Nulwn-
���   Wholotutlo dealers iu frouh a      cured
meat*.   Cold Storage.
J. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Box 405. Phone 27S.
WANTED by a   middle-aged   lady   of
experience,   the   lease,   or management of   hoarding or   lodging   house.
Address P..0 Box 118, Nelson, B.C.
WANTED��� losition    by   experienced
men in restaurant kitchen.   Address
F. S. this office.
WANTED.���A   waitress at the   Phair
Hotel.
May Soon Have tho Main Great Northern Through Line.
Editor Minor,���As you are well
aware the Great Northern railway
Co., is building a new road, which
will pass through Grand Forks, Midway, Princeton, etc., and have its
terminus in the old market building
in Victoria. This road, when completed, will undoubtedly become the
main line ot the Great Northern, as it
will have better gradients than the
present main line,and be considerably
shorter. The fastest through passenger trains and most of the through
freight trains bearing merchandise to
and from Siberia, China, Japan, etc.,
will, undoubtedly, go by the new
route. It is important, therefore, to
know exactly what towns in British
Columbia the new route will pass
through.
The opii.ion is generally held that
the new route and the present route
will diverge at Spokane. It seems to
me that this opinion is not well
founded, and that Spokane will be
off the new route altogether, while
Nelnon will he on it. I have no Great
Northern timetable, but I have meas
ured the distances on a good map, and
it seems to me that the distance from
Bonner's Ferry to Marcus by Ihe
Nelson and Btdlington, Nelson and
Fort Shoppard, and other roads, forming part of tho Great Nortnern, is
considerably less than tbe distance
between the same points by way of
Spokane. Although I nave no the
figures, 1 should think that the gradients, also, would be better by way of
Nelson than by way of Spokane.
From Bonner'! Ferry to Nelson there
ia steamboat communication. The
difference in altitude between the two
places cannot.therefore, be very great,
and the railway from one place to the
other will run along the margin of
the river and lake all the way. From
Nelson to Marcus the gradients will
not be aa good, but still it seems to
me that they must be better than those
between Spokane and Marcus, and
cortainly the gradients between Bon
ner's Ferry and Nelson will be mnch
better than tbrjBe between Bonner's
Ferry and Spokane,
lt is manifest,   therefore,   that  the
Decision Givon on Filing Maps
Mineral Claim Advorsed.
The ease of Paulson vs. Beeman was
continued yesterday and in thc afternoon was adjourned. Tbis trial
brought up some points in mining law
whieh have not heretofore been decided. In the affiadavlt of the plaintiff filed in entering the adverse to tbe
mineral claim about which the action
arose, the jurat was not dated. The
defendant claimed that this defeat
made the affidavit A nu'lity and
aplied tc have the action dismissed.
After areument his lordship decided
that as the affladvait was only an evidence to the adverse and was not to
be used as evidence at the trial that it
was sufficient and dismissed that
application.
Section 37 of the Mineral act requires that the action to adverse must
be begun within 00 days and that
within 20 days after entering the
action a map or plan of the ground
claimed showing the extent and
boundaries, signed by a provincial
land surveyor, must be filed with the
mining recorder. It has heen the
practice to have this done Uy making
a survey on the ground but in this
case the plaintiff claimed that this
was not necessary as the statute did
not state that tbe map or plan
was to be made from a survey on tbe
ground. It was held that the plaintiff's contention was correct and that
as the plan was not to he used for
proot at the trial the survey could be
made any time before the trial. The
application of tbe plaintiff to dismiss
the action on this ground was uot
granted. This in tbe first time that
this question has come before the
Supreme court.
The plaintiff then put in all his
evidence with the exception of proving tbe ftee miners' certificate and
putting in the survey. In accordance with an order made by the late
chief justice he applied for a postponement oi the trial till the survey could
be made. This was granted and the
trial adjourned to a date to be fixed
by Mr. Justice Martin, tbe survey to
be made in the meantime. Costs to
the defendant in any event.
Coulter vs. Lynch, the last ease on
the list, was then taken up and will
be finished today. Tbe plaintiff
traded a halt interest in an hotel in
Ymir with the defendent for her residence in Nelson, but when tbe exchange came to be made refused to
make the transfer and this action was
bronght to compel tbe trasfer. Tbe
delendant claimed that tbe hotel was
not free from incumbrance as represented, that it was not furnished, that
it was not occupied and that it was
not in the business centre of Ymir.
Tbe plaintiff held that the defendant
was aware of all the circumstances
when the agreement was made. The
question whether a judgment against
a partnership holds as against
propertj    of   the   individuals
WANTED.���Ladies and Gentlemen
enjoy yonr evening at home by making $13 per week. Send your address
and two cent stamp to box 205, London, Ont.
WANTED���Pupils for Piano or Organ
by   Mrs.   Stariner   Smith,    address
residence or P.O.Box 137.
WANTED.���Men and  women   wanted
to work   at   home.       Good   wages.
Write   Glasgow     Woollen    company,
Dept. C, Toronto
HELP of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Em
ployment Agency. Large warehouse
for storage; call at Piosser's Second
Hand store, Ward steet.
MEN WANTED���On     Crow's Nest
Southern   Ry.     Good   wages, long
job   Headquarters, Elko,    B.   C. A.
Guthrie Sc Co.
MISCELLANEOUS
ENGINEERS, Firemen, Machinists
and Electricians send for 40-page
pamphlet containing Questions asked
by examining board of engineers to
obtain engineer's licence. Address
Geo. Zeller, publisher, 18 S 4th St.,
St. Louis, Mo.,  U.S.A.
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
Provincial/^
Land Surveyor,
*6q NELSON \V.C\
AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS
NKLSON HODA WATKK FACTOKY-
N. M. Cummins, LeH^ce���Ki'ery kuowr.
variety of nofl drinks, f U Box 88. Telophou
No. 31, Hoovor Btrout, NuIhoq. Bottlers of th
famous Bt. i^eou Hut Hprlngri Minora! Wuter
GROCERIES
AMAUUONAL1) Sc Co.-Corner Fron
��� iiinl Hull Streets���Wholesalo grocer
nnd jobbers iu blankets, gloves, mitts, boots
rubburs, luuukiuaws aud miners' sundries.
FRESH AND SALT MEATS
WEST    KOOTKNAY    UUTCHKK    CO.
Bukur Hired, Nelson���Wholesalo dea
ers in fresh und cured meats.
HARDWARE & MINING   SUPPLIES*
LAWHKNCK HARDWARE CO - Bake
Btreot, Nolsou ��� Wholesale dsalars Ir
hardware, miners' supplies, sporting goods
eto
M'LACHLAN BROS. Baker Btreet Nelson,
B. O.i��� Donors in general harlnvare,
mining supplies gluss, paiits, Portland Co-
ment, ore clay and Scotch lire brick. Agontu
fur WilkiiiHiuid Ce.'s celebrated t-teol wire rope
NKLSON   HAHDWARK   CO.-Whole**..
paints, oiL) and glass; mechanics   tools
Agents foi Ontario Powder Works; iinainite
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
rpURNER, BEETON & Co.-Corner Vornoi
X and Josopliine Streots, Nelson���Whole
sale dealers In liquors, cigars, and dry goods
Agents for Pabst Brewing Co. of Mliwaukoi
and Calgary Browing Co of Calgary.
H
TJDSOH'B BAY Co.-Wholcsalo grooerio
and liquors oto., Bakor.ytreot, Nelson.
LUMBER
NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILL-
Offloe oornor Hall and (Yont Streets
Nelson���Lumber, ceillnK, flooring, and evory
thing In v.'ood for building purposes. Oet out
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
CONFECTIONERY.
J.
A.   M' DONALD,      Agent   Iln zcl wood
Dairy Co. Ice Cream.
J. C. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
MING ENGINEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Stre* Nelson. B. C
In the Dolge competetion he tint defeated Rutledge, of Neepawa, 15 to 8,
and then met Dr. Jarnieaon, of the
Winnipeg Thistles, winning 17 to 7.
For the Oalt cnp, he played against
Flower, of Birtle, and won by a score
of 12 to 8. He also skipped his rink
of Portage la Prairie veteraus, against
Durnsford, of Morden, and won by a
good majority. The big competition
ol the bonspiel in which Flavelle was
defeated earlier in the week are down
to the finals. The New York Life
challenge cup is down to Braden, of
the Winnipeg Thistles, and Rochon,
of Fort William ; the Tuckett is between the Winnipeg Thistles and
Regius, the Royal Caledonian between
McLean, of Holland, and Harstcn, of
tho Winnipeg Granites, and the Wal-
kerville between Patton, of the Winnipeg Aesiniboines ana Towns, of
Wawanesa. The J.Mc.Millinn consolation cup was won by W. Ferguson, of
Hamioa, with D. A. McArthur, of
Winnipeg Thistles, second.
tbe
-__ of  ,ne
partnership also enters into the oaao.
R. W. Hannington and P. E. Wilson,
for the plaintiff; E. A. Crease and W.
A. Macdonald for the defendant.
A fine line of Imported and Donies-
tic cigars,    Peterson's   patent   pipes,
Lowe and B, B. B.   goods
man's.
-at   Thur-
DOWN TO THE FINALS.
Some Winners Already Declared at
Ourling Bonspliel.
Winnipeg, Feb. 20.���Flavelle, the
Lindsay curler, was at home today
on the sticky Ice on which the bonspiel games were played. He took
part in four games and won all easily.
IMPERIAL
HOTEL
LATE SILVER  KING HOTEL
Finest and Best Bar ln the City.
The best Brands ot Liquors
and Cigars.
RATES
$1.00 AND $1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH harwood,   -   Proprietor
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL   KIMiH   OF
Fresh   and   Sailed   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fisa and Poultry in Season
E.  C.   TRAVES.   Manauer.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON, B. C.
*.<__> ******** __���_*���
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kasl.
Sandon. Three Forks, New Denver and Slooan City
Order* by moll to an branch will have carnful and nramnt attention.
GREAT NORTHERN
RAILWAY.
NONE BETTER.
B0LID VE8TIBULED TEAINfl.
PALACE DIHINQ AND 0BSEEVATION
0AES;-    ALS a la 0AETE.
Close connection East and Westbound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
D rect connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trains (oi
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New Yorlr
and all points West and South.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9.40 i.'m
Leaves Spokane daily tor West at 7:20 ��.m
Loaves Spokane daily tor West at 840 pin.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all poinU
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation East
bound trains connect at Duluth witb
the magnificent steamships North West
and North-Land of theNorthern Steamship Oompany Line, operated in connection witb the Great Northern Kail-
way.
For furthor informatiou, aps, fold
era, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls Sc Northern Ry., Kaslo & Slocau
Ry., Koote) ai Railway Sc Navigation
Oo , or to
H. BRANDT,
Oity Pass, and Tkt   Agt,  W  701  W,
Riverside Ave,, Spokane, Wash.
O. K. TAOttABU RY, Local Agent,
Nel win. 11 0
Spokane Falls Sl
Northern R'v.
Nelson  Sl Fort
Sheppard R'v.
Red fountain R'v.
SPECIAL SERVICE
NELSON TO SPOKANE
For the comfort of the number oi
people who are now using this
popular line, a direct daily Buffe*
Car service has been inaugurated
thereby giving passengers every
comfort obtainable on any of the
larger railways in Canada or th
U.S.
Close connections made  at  Spo
kane 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,
OALL ON THI
NELSON WINE CO.
and try a bottlo, a dozen, or a barrel ot
CALGARY BEER as lt ia the boat and
oheaiicm, on the market. Also try onr
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIQARS.
FRANK  A. TAMBLYN. Muuii,
Telephone 93 Baker   t. Ne
Kootenay Railway and Na?
Company, Ltd.
Operating
KASLO Sc SLOCAN RAILWAY,
INTERNATIONAL NAV. & TKAD CO. Ltd
Shortest and qnlokeat route to the oast and al
points on .lie O. H. & N. nnd Northern P.
clllc Railways in Waahintfuin, Oregon and
Southern States.
Time Card Effective August 1. 1901
Kaalo & Slocan Ry-
Leave DAY TRAIN Arrive
�� .20 a.m 8pokane   7 :15 p.m.
12:26 p.m Rosslruid 4:30 p.m
10::ill a.m Mountain 5-59 p. in.
9:4() a.m Nelson 6:45 p.m.
H, A. JACKHON, G. P. & T.A.
Spokane, Waan
B. K. TAOKABURY.
Agent, Nelson, B.
8:30 a. ... Lv.
10:56 p.m. Ar.
(Kaslo
Sandon
Ar. 1:00 p. m
Lv. 1:19 p. ni
Int. Nav- & Trading Oo
NBLMON-KAHLO BOI1TE.
EKQUIEE PORE FOODS.
Berlin, Feb. 20.���The offloial law
journal today published a decree
which becomes effective on October
1st, 1902, prohibiting the marketing
or importation of meats in the course
of tho slaughter or preservation of
whioh chemicals injurious to the
health have tu he used. The same
prohibition applies to coloring matter
of all kinds excepting yellowing for
oleomargiue and tinting for sausage
skins, in so fur as this can be done
without violating thc foregoing regulations.
Wanted.���Immeaialely, 20 bridge
cavpenters, to work on tramway.
Seven months job, $4 per day. Apply
to B. C. Biblet, Front street,   Nelson.
METAL MARKETS.
London, Feb.20.���Lead, fill 12s, 6d.
New York, Feb. 20.-Close-Bar
silver, 55 1-d; Mexican dollars, 43 3-4.
Coppor easy.   Lead, firm.
Until further notice the steamer
Kokanee will only make a trip to
Lardo onco a week on Thursdays.
LODGE MEETINGg.
A
NELSON LODGE    No. 23, A. V. Be
M. meets second Wednesday In
month.   Visiting brothern welcome
I. O. O. F. Kootenay Lodge
No. 16, meets every Monday night,
at   thoir  Hall,  Kootenay Btreet
Sojourning Odd Fellows cordially invited.
G. W. Halo, N. G.; G. F. Motion, V. O.; A.
IjOughurst, Itcc. Sec,
Nolson Royal Arch Chapter No. 123, G. It. C.
Meets third Wodnesday. Sojourning comuan
ions invited. Goorgo Johnstone, />. T. J.
Sims,   S. K.
-       NKLSON LODGE  No.M. K. of P.
&mootS in K. of P. haU, Oddfollows blook
JevoryTuesday ovoning at 8 o'clock.
/All visiting knights cordially Invito
Wm. IiiViNK, CC.
Hugh Stevkns, K. of R. and 8.
NelHon Enca pment No. 7. Meets every 2nd
and ith Friday of oach month, in Odd Fellows
HaU, cornor Baker and Kootonay stroots,
Nelson. A. H. Clements, C. P.; D. McArUnu'
R. 8.   Visiting brothers always welonm*,
NKLSON h. O. L. No. 1602 moots in Fraternity HaU on first and third Friday ovenlngB
of each month at 8 o'clock. Visiting member
oordially invited. W. W. Bradley, W, K.
A, Minty, R. 8.
NELSON AKRIK No. 22, F. O. K., moot*
every seoond and fourth Wednesdays of eaoh
in onth. Visiting members oordially invit
Charles Prosser, nonrotary.
Kootonay Tent No. 7, K. O. T. M��� hold tholi
regular moetings ln Fratornity Hall, I. O. O. F.
block, oh tho 1st and 3rd Thursdays of eacb
month. Visiting brothron cordially invltod to
attend. G.A. Brown R. K.; Dr. Row, Com
R. J.Steol.D.8. O.
BONS_ _OF_
KNi
GLAND,   meet*
1st and 3rd Wednosday evenings oi
oaoh month at Fraternity Ball
oorner of Baker and Kootenai
streets. Visiting brethorn cordially invited.
Edward Maclkod. Secrotarr.
5:20 p. m. Lv.
9:10 p, m. Ar;
Nolson
Kaslo
Ar. 11:00 a. \_
Lv. 7:00 a.
Connecting at Five Mile Point with Nolson
St Fort Sheppard Railway both to and from
Rossiand, oto.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From St. John, N. B.
Beaver Lino Ijiko Superior.. Feb. 28
Beaver Uno Garth Castle March It
Allan Lino Ionian Feb. 16
Allan I ��rotOli<i n Fob. 28
Allan^Liuo steamers call at Halifax two days
Jater
From Boston*
Dominion Lino Cambrornan  Fob. 26
Dominion Lino Now Kngland March 5
From Now York
Ounard Line Kirnria  Fob. 23
Cunard Lino Uatnpinla March  1
Whito Star Lino Teutonic Fob, 26
White Star Line Oceanic.... March  6
American Lino Bu Louis Feb. 26
American Line Philadelphia March  5
Rod Star Lino KrioManri Feb. 26
Red Star Line southwark March fi
Continental sailings of French. North German Lloyd, 11. A. P. and Italian Unos on application.
KATES- Saloon faros $42.50, and upwards
Pi.-cond .'.''.> and upwards according to steamer
and location of berth. Stooragu quoted on application. Prepaid passages from England ana
the continent al lowest rates.
II. L. BROWN,      W. P. F. CUMMINOB,
City Agt. Nolsou.      Gen. Agent. Winnipeg
rTTHEYWtm
P. L. S.
KASLO.   B.  C.
Mineral jtsbvfi and mines suiveyed
Tlckots sold to all parts in United StatCn and
Canada via Groat Northern and O. R. sc N
Co.'h lines.
Ooean steamship  tlckots  and  rates vl   a
lines will bofurnisnod on application.
For further particulars coll on or addrooe
ROBERT IRVING!
Uanaaer, Kas'o.n, C
Taokabury Agent-. Nelson II. D,
SKATING    RINK
OPEN
Afternoon 3 to   5.30
Evening 8 to 10.00
Admission 25c.
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
Corporation,
head office toronto, ont.
Money to loan on Btraight Mortgage.
Apply to ii. L. LKNNOX, Bakw St.
fitelnn.
NoIhoii Court sinr of Kootenay, A. O. F
Meota 2nd and 4th WodneHd&yti ln ovory
Month. Viflltlncr brethren weloome. V7. Mao
Mllllan, C. P.; Herbert MoLeod Bee
SILVER KING MIKE
Will pay the highest oaBh price for all
kinds ol seoond hand goods. Will boy
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, oaipertA
cooking utensils, bought in household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Oall and see me or write. Addreep
Bllrei King Mike, Bo^MO. Hall
Street, Nelson, B. C.
BENNETT'S FUSE.
Be  sure and get the genuine   BENNETT'S GUTTA PERCHA FOSB,not
Bometbing tbat looks   like   it,
LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.,Agents
PATENTS, TRADE MARKS and 00PYB1GHT8
obU.lncd in all countries
ROWLAND BRITTAIN,
Rcigi.stered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank ol It. N A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full particulars.
The Waverley Hotel
J. N. DAVIDSON. Prop.
Rates $1.00 to $1.50 per day. First
class Meals, '.::,(���. Next door to Opera
House. P. i). Box 210. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelson.
NEWLING & CO.
AUCTIONEERS.
VALUERS. ETC.
Kootenay Street. Next Oddfellows' Ha
P. O. BOX 633.
If there is anything you requlr��,a*k
for  it  in    ii*  flolumn  of the MirMr,
-'
'^imn_______m-. Nelson Daily Miner Friday, February 21,   1902
Trunks and   Yon tiin seu iD
our store  a  very
Valises uomplete lino   ot
TRUNKS frum llic very cheap niaUi-
to the solid oak travelling Trunk canvas covered with brass uttings, 11 regular globe trotter. We can supply you
with GRIPS at price ranging from Mc
to $20; also .SUIT CASKS from $2.50
lo Sl.'s each.
MOULEY & LAING
Booksellers, stationers
NELSON. B.C.
Show Room fur Mason Sc Uisch pianos
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THE GITY
��/*A*rVSVVV��VSrW>V��rWrV**V>Vtl
At tho pilice court yesterday two
Japanese, who had been arrested as
frequenters ol disorderly houses, wero
lined 82."> and costs. A drunk, from an
outside town, was fined $5.
On Tuesday night M. Murphy open-
ed his hotel at St. Leon Hot Springs
with a ball. Special steamers were
rnn from Arrowhead and Nahsup and
those towns, along with Revelstoke,
���were represented at the gathering.
A. K. Vaughan, of the Nelson hotel,
returned on Wednesday night from
Halcyon Hot Springs where he has
spent two weeks for the benelit of his
health. He speaks highly of the iom-
I'orts ot Capt. MeNaugm's hotel, and
returns much benefitted in health.
The Sandon hockey team came into
Nelson yesterday afternoon on its
way to the llossland carnival and
leave for that place this morning.
The team is composed of: Hogan,
goal; J. Crawford, point; W. Craw-
jo'd, cover point; B, Crawford, R.
Hood, W. Howarth. A. Grierson,
forwards.
.1. A. McDonald, of Trail, who came
to Nelson from Trail about three
weeks ago and has since been working
witli a bridge gang of tho C.P.R.,
yesterday fell from tho Slocan bridge.
Fortunately lor him he was oaught hy
a brace about 15 feet below the point
from which he dropped, saving him
from a fall of over CO fet>t. As it was
he had tbree ribs broken aud sustained a severe shaking up. ne was
brought in to Nelson in the afternoon
and taken to tho Kootenay Lake General hcspital for treatment.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Rosenberger returned to the city Wednesday evening.
They were accompanied by H, Z.
Hrnek, managing director of the
Northwest Development synicate, who
will take charge of tlie work here.
The flotation of the syndicate has
been most successful and it is tlie intention to push operations vigorously
as soon as the weather will permit.
Mr, Rosenberger will remain in Nelson a short time before returning to
Salmon City, Idaho, to look after the
interests of the syndicate at the latter
point.
Edwin (I. Smyth, manager of the
C.P.R. telegraph otlice in this city has
received a letter from his brothei who
is fighting with tlie army in South
Africa. He writes that the Canadians
have been divided and put into other
troops. He was in troop 17 and he
and .thiee Other Canadians were put
into troop I:.'. Since he went to South
Africa he has been in five engagements ano has seen some hot fighting.
In the lirst engagement ids horse was
sliot under him, anil in tlie last he received a bullet in thc knee. The
wound is not a serious oue and when
the letter was written Trooper Smyth
expected to be all right in a few days.
" NIBBLEK5."
Not tbe Proper Way to Take food.
Clerks in grocery stores are apt to
nibble at th's and that article of
food, and if they are nut careful acquire a "case of stomach." This was
the case with ,1. Shoemaker, Artie,
Ind.
"While I was clerking in a grocery
storo it was difficulty to resist the
temptation tn eat a little of this and
that; a bit of candy, some fruit or
crackers, and oue thing and another.
After about a year I had seiious stomach trouble and bad run down to 91
pounds, was pale and sallow and poor
as a snake. I could sleep but little
at night and my distress was
terrble.
Finally I was compelled to give up
my position and tako treatment for
my health. I heard of Orapc Nuts
Ilreakfast Food and began to use it
regularly. I soon began to recover
both health and strength, until at tlie
end of about three months' steady
use I was so fat anil well tbat I was
weighed and found I weighed 1(10
pound, which was a gain of QD pounds
in tnat time. This may sound a little
fishy but it is the plain truth and can
be verified by any one who caies to
inquire of my friends who know tbe
/��ots."
Uerald V. Hopkins, of the Yellowstone mine and Silica reduction
works, is at tlie l'hair.
At the reconl olllee yesterday a"certificate of work win issued to U. II.
Keefei on the Hell fractional mineral
claim.
.1. S. Clute, father of Mayor Clutc,
of Rossland, and inspector of customs,
for the province, ai rived here yesterday from New Westminster, and ls
registered at the Phair.
il. 0. Riblet. who has built some of
tlio longest suspended tramways in
llritish Columbia,has secured the contract to erect one of tne largest on the
continent of America.      It   is to be in
what is known us tlie (irand Encampment mining division, nf Wyoming,
and will be lifteen miles long. The
design Is tiiat patented liy Mr. Riblet.
Work will Im Btaitcd on lt irame-
tluitely.
At the opera house last evening the
Georgia Harper company essayed
comedy and in this was equally successful with tho rather sombre drama
of the previous night. The play, My
Wise Uncle, abounds in comical situations and kept the audience amused
from beginning to ond, besides offering scope for the abilities ol tlie ablo
company. After the play a short concert of songs and specialties was
given. The companyjis on its way to
the Uoundary and on its return trip
promises an engagement in Nelson.
At tbe banquet tendered to the
members ot the Grand Lodge of
Orangemen by the members of tne
local lodge on Wednesday, mention of
one rather notable toast was omitted.
This was one to Millward's orchestra
which supplied the music. It was
moved by one of the visiting officers
who took occasion to pay a high but
deserved compliment to the music that
had been given during the evening.
This orchestra has been but recently
re-organized this being its lirst public
appearance, and many remarks were
made during the evening by the visitors praising It.
Constable Barnes of Fernie came in
yesterday having with him six prisoners whom he dolivered over to tho
warden of the jail here. Two of them
fiom Fernie are charged with theft
and uttering forged documents. Their
names are J.Oryff and II. Lohola, and
they will bo brought up before Judge
Forin probably today to elect as to
trial. J. Porcel, of Elko, is also committed for trial on a charge of
forgery. Besides these there are three
others who are here to serve sentences
for vagrancy, J Martin, H. Annett,
each for four months, and J. Hardy
for six months, all from Fernie.
During the last few days a number
of articles of clothing have been missed from the Kootenay hotel and suspicion centering on J. Jackman who
was stopping at the hotel the police
were notified and yesterday afternoon
Chief Jarvis visited tne hotel and
interviewed Jackman, whom he later
arrested. F'rom the result of bis interview the chief then dispatched Constable Ileavener to Granite Siding [to
arrest Jackman's partner, W. Lewis,
who had been working with him, the
two occupying a shack at thc siding.
Ileavener left at 3 o'olock on a railway
volocipede and was back to the city
by 7 o'clock in tlie evening, having
not only found his man but also
located most of the stolen proporty.
Yesterday at noon two men were
observed acting somewhat suspiciously iu the Grand Central hotel, and
when seen to go out the back door.
Inquiry wbb made as to what they
were up to. A. C. Smith, whe was
Mopping at the hotel, thou noticed
tliat his overcoat, which lie had hung
up a few niiiitues before, was missing.
Search was made for tne mon but they
had disappeared, and Chief of Police
Jarvis passing, ho was notified of the
occurrence. He and Constable Heavener
went along towaras Hull street and at
the corner of Hall and Lake,Heavener
met the two men, ono of whom had
on the missing overcoat and was just
putting on tho gloves whieh Had been
in the pocket. He arrested both of
them and they gave their names as D.
and H. Brewster, brothers. The miss
ing articles were identified by the
owner and the two men will be
brought up for trial tbis morning.
CHAT WITH CARLSON.
Says tlie Lardeau Railway Will He
Finished in Six Weeks.
O. A. Carlson, of Kaslo, was in tho
city yesterday, and in speaking about
business in the Slocan he said there
had been a noticeable ohange lately
for tho better and that hopes were
high of a more successful year than
last. Each advance ot a fraction of a
cent In the price of lead, he said,
brings comfort and joy to the people
of the Slocan.
In relation to the railway v hich is
being extended into the Lardeau
country by tile Canadian Paoific and
on which he and his associates have a
contract, he stated that '.'00 men are
now at work and good progress is
being made. The train which used to
run into the end of where the track
has heen laid for somo 20 odd mile��
has been abandoned on account of the J
snow, and now the trip  to where  the |
principal work is in progress, which
is about .'10 miles from lhe lake, is
made, in sleighs. The winter lias
bren a mild one and tlic men havo
ocen able lo make nearly full time
since the snow began to fall. Up to
October it was difficult to secure first-
class men. but since that lime tlior"
have been more men, than could be
given employment. The bridges are
nearly nil finished and there still remains a mile ot filling near the lake,
and two miles of tilling near Ten del
foot creek and some finishing touches
here and there. Tile road should he
completed in six weeks at tin*
lurthest,
Mr. Carlson nays tlic roird was a
hard and expensive sine to build. The
grubbing and clearing was costly as
the timber-wus heavy.and as there is
considerable low ground a great deal
of filling had to bu done. There wus
not much rock woik. These difficulties and tho trouble experienced in
getting men Capable of doing a good
day's worn made the carrying out of
the contract expensive.
Mr. Carlson says the road will < pen
one of the finest mining sections of
British Columbia. Cons'derablo ore
will be shipped out of there this season, as development work in a number
of properties has been in progress for
a loog time.
Our windows aro small. If you
don't see what you want in our window, ask for it.���The Wallace-Miller
Co. Ltd.
GRAND LODGE OFFHERS.
At the session of the Grand   Orange
Lodge yesterday morning reports from
the various committees were read.   In
the afternoon   the election   of  officers
took place,   the   list now being as foi
lows:     Right Worshipful Grand Mas
ter Dr. T. W. Jeffs, Vancouver; Right
Worshipful     Deputy     Grand   Master
Robert Bell,   Kamloops;   Right Worshipful   Junior   Deputy Grand Master
I. Adair. Revelstoke; Honorary Grand
Chaplain, Rev. J. Reid, D.D.,Victoria:
Grand Chaplain Rev. John   Reid,    jr.,
Victoria:     Grand Secretary.    W.    W.
Bradley,    Nelson;   Grand    Treasurer.
Thomas Duke,    Vancuuver;   Assistant
Grand     Secretary,    John    Wiilmslcy
Vancouver;  Grand     Lecturer   Robort
F"aweett, Vancouver; Director of Cere
monies, Norman   Wood,    New   West
minster.     Tho   next   meeting of   the
Grand Lodge will be held In Vancou
ver on the tbo third Tuesday   in   February, 1003.
All members of Nelson's minors
union aie requested to attend the next
regular meeting on Saturday, Fob.
22nd. Busluess, the nomination of
officers for tbe ensuing six months and
nomination of a full board of trustees
for the ensuing 12 months. J. K. McPherson, President; J. Wilks,
Secretary.
ROSSLAND CARNIVAL.
Rossland, Fob. :;0.~ln the opening
hookey game of the winter OBrnival
championship series here today,
Rossland defeated Trail by 0 goals to
3. The masquerade at thc rink to
night was largely attended.
The best shoe value in B. 0, at The
Wallace-Miller Co.
TOE CHESS MASTERS.
Monte Carlo, Feb. 20.���The eleventl
round of the internationalchc-ss tournament was played today. When an
adjournmenst was taken at 1 o'cock
the following results had been recorded : Pillsbury went down before
Eisenberg, Gunsberg heat Reggio,
Mortimer was defeated bv Toiehmanm
and Marshall disposed of Schever. In
the afternoon Bitting Marcczy heat
Wolff, Mieses lost to Tschigorin, and
Schlechter and Mason, Napier and
Tarrasch, and Maico and Albin drew.
TORONTO BOY ARRESTED.
Chicago, F'eb. 20.���Seventeen-year-
old Fred Miller, of Toronto, Ontario,
was arrested here today. Miller is
alleged to have absconded with money
which lie was sent by his employers
with, to tne bank.
YOUR   EYES
�� Why Man You Can't See!
and what are you  waiting
for ?    It is a matter  that
shouldreceivc i.ir prjrn  pt
attention.    Consult
Patenaude Bros.
OPTICIANS.
It won't cost anything to  find  out.
NATIONAL
WARE
I ^**^Lt*'*aaV**aaatO,aaaV*>*aaaV*< A*t^at*)*aaaV��>��4at*4al
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which l.i Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
HEAD OFFICE-TORONTO.
Paid-up   Capital,   88,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   J2,000,000',
Aggregate  Resources Over 865,000,000.
HON, GEO. A. COX, President.      B. E. WALKER, Ueneral Manager.
London Oilier: 60 Lombard Street, Ii. C.
New York Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And 68 branchos in Camilla and the Unitod States, Including!
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Atlin Giieunwooo Nklson Sandon
Chaniikook        Kamloops Nkw Wkhtminhthk  Vancouver
Fkknik Nanaimo Kobblano Victoria
YUKON DISTRICT-Dawson ano Whitk Housk.
UNITKD STATUS���Nkw Yohk, San Kuanoisoo, Skattle, Portland, Skaoway,
Savings Bank Department
Deposits Roocivod and interest Allowed.  Present Rate 8 Per Cent
Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
THE DOMINION WIRE ROPE CO., Ltd.
MONTREAL
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIRE HOPE.
Tramway, Hoisting', Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Underground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
H. E. CROASDAILE Agent Nelson-
.. FURNITURE ..
AND
UNDERTAKING
Call and see us and we will use you right and charge,
no exorbitant prices.
D. J. Robertson & Co.
Vernon St., Next New P. O. Building.
FOR  SALE
Similkameen   Coal   Stock
For   full   particulars   apply   to
R. J. STEEL, Broker, Nelson, B. C.
Commencing Wednesday morning,
10th inst., thc K. B. and N. Co., will
resume their regular schedule. Lcav
ing Nelson City wharf dally at 0 p.m
for Kaslo anil way landings, and ar
riving at 10.30 a.in.
AT THE HOTELS.
IluDie���H, Qlegerich, Kaslo; W. K.
Gwyer, Rossland; J. llufTiuer, Winnipeg; (i. I.. McNaught, Silverton; 1'.
Ross, Hamilton.
Queens���J. Bell, Vancouver; W.
Harris, Slocan; Ilev. J. Welch, Rossland I). McLean, E. Furr, Moosejaw;
J. Armstrong, Revelstoke.
Madden���,1. Hcmmer, Vlrden, Man.;
A. Schorleld, Whitewood, Assa. ; 0.
McNicolls, Fernie; T.Mulvey, Slocan;
S. Frazer, Robson; Jas. Ryan, J.
McFarland, Brandon; M. Knight,
Fort McLeod; J. llanna, Rossland.
l'hair���G. A. Carlson. Kaslo; Lee
Coombs, Rossland; A. York. Slooan;
L. A. Campbell, Rossland; D. H.
Harrington, Slocan; Wm. M. Brewer,
Victoria; II. Nicholson, Montreal; (!.
Ii. Matthews, New Westminster; W.
H. Uorraan, Vancouver; J. S. Clute,
Now Westminster; J.A. T. Tuzo. Midway; S. F. Curran, Grand Forks; O.
I'ercival, Montreal; G. Hopkins, Rossland; C. S. Smallest and wife.
Montreal.
RECII'ROCITY WITH CUBA.
Washington, Feb. 20.���The republican mombers of the ways and means
committee were in private conference
for three hours this aiternoon on the
subject of Cuban reciprocity and,
although the conference went over
without action until tomorrow, the
memhers .found themselves for tho first
time in possession of a propositions
commanding considerable strength
and understood to represent the attitude of tho administration. The proposition authorized the president, when
Cuba was preparod, to grant IS per
cent reduction in duties on Unite!
States exports to the island to grant
to Cuba similar reduction of 40 per
cent, on all the products of the island
coming to the United States.
WERE TOO D1CTATORY.
Revelstoke, Feb. 10.���The position
of the $.S,000 grant for row schools in
lho city is most unsatisfactory. The
money was offered the former board
and refused by them till more could
be got. This was done~on the advice of
Mr. Taylor, M. I'. The position of
the board now seems to be that they
cannot get the $8,000 let alone an additional sum.
under General Castro and the revolutionary General Hcrrera are fighting
30 or 40 miles southwest of Panama.
Varied and Humorous reports have
reached hero of this engagement, but
they lack CDnfirmation.
80LID TRAIN OF FISH. �����
Vancouver, Feb. 20.���Yesterday a
solid train of halibnt left the city for
Boston. Tbe train consisted of il
cars and will be run as a special tho
wholo way. This is the largest single
shipment ot halibut that has ever left
Vancouver.
EARTHQUAKES KILLED 5,000.
London, Feb. 21. ��� Wiring from St.
Petersburg, the correspondent of the
Dally Mail says the seismic disturbances at Shamaha have recommenced
and that a freeh volcano began vigorously to erupt last Wenesday. The
correspondent adds that the number of
killed in the Shamakn district is now
estimated at 5,000.
'DANDRUFF CAUSED BY A   OERM.
A New Discovery That Kills the Germ
ar.d Prevents Baldness.
Prelty early all the hair preparations
for dandruff, have some merit in
allaying itching of the scalp, and in
heing a,fairly good dressing for the
hair, but there is only one that recognizes what causes dandruff, falling
hair, and baldness, aud that destroys
the cause, a little getm-and that is
Newbro's Herpicide. This germ eats
its way into the scalp, down to the
hair root, where it saps that vitality
causing dandruff as it digs up the
scalp into little white scales. Unless
it is destroyed there's no permanent
stopping of falling hair and cure of
dandruff and baldness. Now bio's
Herpicide kills lhe germ. "Dostroy
tlie cause, you remove the effect."
in China,   with   beautiful   Enamelled   Canadian   Emblems,
Only a few left.
��� SPECIAL  REDUCTIONS
S      WHILE THEY LAST
��� Fine Witch Repairing a Specialty
: J. J. WALKER
��� THE JEWELER I
��� ���
��� Cor, Baker & Stanley Sts., Nelson *
��� ���
���������������������������������������������������������������a���������*
Y. O. OHKliN Y. S. OLEMENTsj
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineer* and Provincial Land
Surveyors.
Cor. Kootenay & Victoria Sts. Nelson
P. O. Box 145 Telephone 2
NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT
PURSUANT TO THE "CREDITOR'S
TRUST DEEDS ACT, 1901."
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
J. G. Bunyan and S. G. Campbell,
trading and carrying on business
together as partners, under the firm
name and style of J. G. Bunyan ��nd
Co., of Nelson, British Columbia.
Furniture Dealers, have hy deed of
assignment, bearing date the 0th day
of Foburary, A. D.. VM'l, assigned ail
their personal property, ical estate,
credits and effects, which may bo
seized and sold under execution to
Norman T. Maeleod of the said Cily
of Nelson, accountant in trust, for the
purpose of paying and satisfying rate-
ably and proportionately without
preference or priority all the creditors
of the assignors, their just debts ae
cording to law.
Notice is also hereby given that a
meeting of the creditors of the said J.
G. Bunyan and S. O. Campbell, is
called for Monday, the 24th day of
February, A. n., 11102, at the office of
Elliot and Lennie, solicitors, Halter
St., Nelson, British Columbia, at the
hour ol three o'clock in the afternoon,
in pursuance of said act, for the giving of directions with reference to the
disposal of the said estate.
Dated at Nelson, 11. C, this 7th day
of February, A. D. 1003.
N. T. MACLEOD,
Assignee.
Elliot and Lennie,
Solicitors for the Assignee.
FOR SALE
As a going concern the business carried on by the
EXPRESS   CIGAR
COMPANY
under the management  of the late
A. B. Gray,
TENDERS
will be received by the undersigned
up to 12 o'clock noon, Monday,
February 24th, for the stock in
trade and fixtures ofthe above company,   made up as follows ;
Cigars, Domestic      -      $3262,94
Clgirs, Imported     - 434-53
Cigars, Imported, In bond 367-80
Scotch Whiskey, In bond 316.69
4381-96
Fixtures 6 Office Furniture 48025
Separate Tenders will be received
for the Cigars, Liquor and Fixtures.
BATTLE IN l'ROURESS.
Panama, Feb. 20.���It   is  positively
known   that  the  government  forces
During   the   last   30  davs 108   men
bought   10S   suits  and   there has not
tryeTh?^iaSler^^����'ty0U
REISTERER^TcoT
Brewers of Pine Lager
Beer and Porter.
DKOP IN AND SEE fJ8
HMWB  B. U,
TERMS:
2^ per cent cash, balance in 2, 4
and 6 months, with approved security with interest.
This is an excellent opportunity
to secure a good paying business.
The stock, books of the Company,
and stock sheets may be inspected
on application to  the  undersigned.
The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
E. B.  MDERMID.
Clements-Hillyor Block       Liquidator
NOTICE
Sealed Tenders for tile erection of a
Floating Boat House for the Nelson
Boat Club will be received by the
undersigned np to Saturday the 22nd
day of February, 1002, at 12 o'clock
noon. Plans and specifications can be
seen at the oflice of Architect George
D. Curtis.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
VV. A. FRASER,
Secretary the Nelson Boat Club.
Nelson, B. C, Feb. 13th, 1002,

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