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Daily Edition No. 1312
Nelson,   British Columbia, Wednesday,  April 9,  1902
Eleventh  Year
REFUSED TO
SURRENDER
Canadians at Dcrnbalt Fight
Seven Times Their
Number.
fell   .,1)   feet   to Ihe ground thia after-|T|ApO  Tm MP A N
noon   and    received     Injuries    from  L)\JX_tJ 11   lilJ_lii.ll
which he died a couple of hours later.
The fall wus due to the cross   bar   on
which ho was seated breaking.
Lieut.  Garruthers'   Bravery
Won Admiration of His
Captors.
London, April 8.��� The correspondent of tho Standard at Klerksdorp,
TrunBvaal colony has cabled a graphic
account of the battle at Dornbalt farm
on March 31 in whien the British lost
tbree officers and twenty-four men and
had sixteen officers and 131 men
wounded while the Biers had 131 men
hilled or wounded,
A small foice of Canadians and
Mou: ted infantry, the correspondent
says, were opposed by sevenfold tbeir
mum ber. Six hundred llocis charged
confidently calling upon ihcm to surrender. LientenaDt Carrutbers, of
tbe Canadians, sprang to his leet and
exclaiming that he wonld not surrender, 6hot the foremost Boer with
his revolver at a distance of 15 paces.
The Canadians had no cover except
the short grass. Lying prone upon
the ground they fired steadily and
forced the Iloers to seek the shelter ol
a screen of treos. Many of the lioers
climbed these trees and fired down on
the Canadians. The latter kept the
enemy at bay for two hours. When all
but 15 of tbo Canadian troops were
killed or wounded, the Boers ventured
another rush and captured the handful
ol survivors. Lieut. Carruthers was
the only Uritish officer who was not
seriously wounded.
Ho had several flesh wounds but
refused to go to a hospital.
Somo of the Boers wanted to shoot
him when ho waB taken prisoner bnt
they ultimately thought better of this
saying: "lie is too brave a man to
die that way.'' All of the dead men
and most of the injured had several
wounds.
SORROW AND PRIDE.
Details of  Ararngoments Por Enlistment of Fourth Contingent.
Ottawa, April 8.���The story that
there is trouble between Lord Minto
and his colleagues over his excellency's telograhing his congratulations to Col. Evans without consulting the ministers is ridiculed bere.
Mr. Borden called oft his "own bat"
just as well aB Lord Minto.
Thore id but one opinion here Bnd
that is pride over the valor of tho
Canadians and sorrow over the losses.
Now that it has beeu decided to
increase tho fourth contingent to four
fgiraents, eacb of four squadrons ol
125 men, four colonels will be
required. The minister ot militia
says there will be no difficulty in
getting all the officers and men that
are repuircd and there is any number
of applicants. Reouiting will be
opened about April 18,
If the first British troopship arrives
at Ilalilax on time, the fourth contingent will start for the front in
threo weeks. At any rate the department of militia will have thc contingent outfitted, equipped and ready to
go on board the steamer in three
weeks. The next troopship will
leave a week later.
All contracts for clothing and equipment have been given out,
DO NOT KNOW FKAZIEB.
No Engineer  of That Name   Working
For Interior Department.
Ottawa, April j.���The Associated
Press despatch saying that Richard
Frazler, an official civil engincor oi
the Canadian goveinment, and one of
the most prominent civil engineers in
Canada, had destroyed a Russian
boundary monument caused considerable wonder here.
Richard Frazior in not known to
the department of tbe interior or to
the public works department and in
both departments the story is discredited.
Mr, A. Gobeil deputy minister of
public works says be does not believe
tho report is true. A company of engineers from the public works department is at work at White Horse many
miles from where the alleged destrue
tion of the boundary mark took place
and there is no Richard Fruzier
among them.
CLERGYMEN  PROTEST.
Not Satisfied With the Moral Condition ot Rossland.
Rossland, April 8 ���The board of
license commissioners held a short
session at the eity hall today at
which it is understood that Rev. Mr.
Hedley, of St. Oeorge's cuhrch, acting for the city clergy generally,
made a vigorous protest concerning
seve'al local matters. Tho commissioners, it is said promised to take
tho matters referred to into their most
careful consideration.
A Citizens' meeting to consider the
advisability of holding a celebration
here on May 21 will be held on
Wednesday evening.
PROTECTION ?
Customs Officials Directed to
Refuse Free Entry lo
Vessels.
Important   Departures   Expected ln  Imperial
Budget.
PAST ATLANTIC SERVICE.
Rumor Bbb it That O.P.R. is Moving
That Way.
Toronto, April 8.���Currenoy is given
by a New York paper to a rumor that
the C.P.R. will establish a last Atlantic seivice with its Canadian term ins
at Sydney, N. 8., and also acquire the
cuul and steel industries there.
Thd C.P.R. managers do not believe
in Sydney for a terminus in the first
place, but fast steamers are right in
their lino. As to ooal and steel, Sir
William Van ilorne, with the capitalists, U interested already.
CROSSBAR BROKE.
Telephone   Linemau   Fell   Fifty  Feet
Meeting His Death.
Brookville,   Ont.,   April   8.���Ernest
Nerim,   a   Hull  Telephone  lineman,
OUARU BAS SMALLPOX.
Penitettiary Closed to All Outsiders
Including Convicts.
Montreal, April 8.���The St. Vincent
de Paul penitentiary has leen close
to outsiders on account of smallpox
breaking out in the family of one ot
the guards. The governor of Montreal
jail has seven prisoners sentenced to
penitentiary, but the officials refuse
to receive them until the embargo has
beeu raised.
Andrew McAdec, C8 years old, a
retired railway man, committed suicide this afternoon by shooting himself through the head. Despondency
through ill health was the cause.
AGAIN ON TRIAL.
Gerald Sifton Being Tried For Hi
Life the Second Time.
London, Ont., April 8.���Tne seoond
trial of Gerald Sifton ou the charge of
murdering hia father, Joseph Sifton,
on dune 21, 1000, commenced here yesterday before Chisf Justice Falcon-
bridge. At his flrst trial the jury disagreed, when it was understood that
ten jurors stood for conviction and
two for acquittal. It iB expected that
the tiial will be a lengthy one.
FOU THE COLONIALS.
New York, April 8.���A private
meeting of representatives of the
colonial governments has jutt been
held, says a London dispatch to the
Tribune to consider tbe question of a
stand for the accommodation ot
colonials who will visit England for
the coronation. Fully (1.OUO visitors
are expected from Canada and Australia. It was decided to leave the whole
matter in the hands of Lord
Strathcona.
L'EVKWEMENT SOLD.
Quebeo, April 8.���-L'Evonemen t, the
looal Frjnch Conservative organ, bas
been sold to a syndicato composed ol
Senator Landry, Uon. L. P. PeDetlcr,
Victor Chateusvit and Ilonore Chesso
tho last of whom will be editor. Thn
paper is in financial difficultieB.
NOMINATE TIIE SON.
Toronto April 8.���Liberals ol West
Huron yesterday at Dungannon nominated M. G. Cameron, son of the lato
M. C. Cameron, as Liberal candidate
for tbe riding.
TURKS FIGHT CHRISTIANS.
London, April !).���Wiring from Cot-
tinje, tho capital of Monteuegro, thu
correspondent of the Daily Mail reports heavy light ing between Tuiks
and nhrisiians in the provinco ol
Novibazar in European Turkey and
that tha revolution ia sproading.
London, April 8.���A spocial order
was issued today to the customs staffs
of all the porta ol the United Kingdom
forbidding them to issue the u��ual
order for entry to all vessels oarrying
free goods. This applies not only to
timber but to all cargoes at present
free of duty.
The customs authorities in London
are very reticent on the subject ot this
comprehensive regulation but the general character of tbe order is believed
to be intended to erisuic secrecy regarding tbe intentions of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Michael
Hicks-Beach. That his budget proposals will be usually important, is
indicated by tlie fact announced in tbe
Houso of Commons this afterncon by
Ihe goveinment leader, A. J. Balfour,
that the budget will occupy tbe nouse
both Thursday and Friday.
Mr.llalfour's announcement that the
budget will be debated for two oars
is regarded as indenting a very controversial budget. All kinds of rumors
are afloat but according to the best
opinions the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Michael IlicKs-Bcach,
will not depart from his traditional
free trade policy.
The war expenditure is eMimutcd ��t
��140,000,000 as against ��00,000,000 last
year, while the grant to the new
South Africa colonies is only ��j,800,-
000 as against ��0,000,000 last year.
Altogether Sir Michael Hicks-Beach
has to meet an estimated expenditure of
��171,000,000 as against ��197,000,000
last yoar. It is expected that the
chancellor will endeavor to raise ��0,-
000,000 by additional taxation, bringing the revenue, roughly speaking up
to ��150,000,000 and he will provide the
remainder by a loan, for the interest
on wnich he may posBibly tax the
resources of the Transaval. A persistent rumor is current here that besides
timber, iron ore will also be taxed.
WILL ACT AT ONCE.
Cecil Rhodes Executors Will Provide
For Scholarships.
London, April 8.���It is said hero
that Dr. Jameson aud Col. Frank
Rhodes will start from South Africa
for London immediately after tbe
funeral of Cecil Rhodes in order to
consult wilh Lord Roseberry and Mr.
Hawksley concerning the scholarships
bequests. Loid Rosebery and Mr.
Hawksley are executors of Cecil
Rhodes will.
STILL TALK
ANNEXATION
Osborne  Howes Makes  Remarkable Speech at Canadian Dinner.
Predicts Overwhelming  Immigration of Americans
to Canada.
Boston, April 8.���Canada and Cana-
ditns and their relations with the
United States were discussed at the
usual annual banquet of the Canadian
club of Boston at the Copley square
hotel tonight. The principal speakers
were non. John V. Ellis, of St. John,
N.B , a member of the Canadian
senate; Hon.J.W.Longley, of Halifax,
attorney-general of Nova Scotia, and
Osborne Howes of this city, prominent
as an advocate of reciprocity with the
Dominion. A separate banquet was
tendered Mrs. Longluy by the ladies
of the. club.
President Henry W. Patterson, of
the club,opened lhe after dinner exercises, C. H. Mclntyre a New Bruns-
wicker, acting as toast master. The
subject of tbe evening was "Reciprocity between the United States and
Canada." Mr, Hones startled his
hearers be expressing tlie opinion that
the manifest destiny ol Canada iB annexation to this country, lie predicted that in ten years the number of
Americans settling in Canada will be
twice as great as the number of native
Canadians residing in thc United
States. He thought, however, tbat a
union would be impossible and undent ruMo wUbuul Ibe consent of Ureal
Britain.
FIRED ON STEAMER,
Revolutionary Forces Supposed to
Have Molested a Vessel.
Washington, April 8.���A cablegram
has boen received at the state department from United States Mioister
Bowen, at Caracas,stating that he has
been informed that Bermudese steamer, by which it is supposed he means
one of the freight carriers belonging
to the National Asphalt Co., has been
Hied upon in ihe river San Juan. The
minister said that he had asked lor an
explanation at tho foreign office and
had boen told that the government
knew nothing of the flring upon the
ship which probably was done by
revolutionists.
Information of the reported tiring
on the ship came aUo Irom the United
States consul at Port of Spain. It was
not stated which side aid the firing.
Instructions have been sent to U, S.
Minister Boweu at Caracas to see to
it thut thc interests of the Bermudese
company aro protected and that tho
company does uot suffer from irregular practices in the Venezuelan courts.
asphalt. The tide roso as far back as
tbo verandah of the Manhattan beacb
hotel aud at Brighton beach, it looked ,
as il houses On the beacb would per-1
mancntly disappear beneath the
waves. Tbo tide along tho Biighton
beach end was tlie highest iccord in
years for this season.
mJt '
AT BULUWAYO.
Rhodes     Remains   to   Be   Buried   on
April   10.
Buluwayo, Matebeleland, April 8.--
The funeral train convoying the body
of Cecil Rhodes, whioh left Capetown
on April 3 arrived here today. The
town was draped in mourning and
practically the entire population
assembled at tbe railway station and
accompaced the coffin to the drill hall
where the body  is now lying in state.
Masses of wreaths and other floral
emblems are banked about thu bier.
Tomorrow tne coffin will be takon
to the Rhodes' farm in the Matoppo
district, whence it will be conveyed
April 10 to the hill culled thc View-
of-the-World.
The serivces there will synchronize
with a memorial service at St. Paul's
.Cathedral in London.
GOVERNMENT
IN MINORITY
NO SIGN OF REVOLT.
Return of Valkyrien to Danish Islands
Was Prearranged,
St. Thomas, D.W.I., April 8.���The
Danish cruiser Vnlkyiien did not
leave Port au Prince, Hayti, for this
port suddenly, as announced by the
Copenhagen correspondent of the
London Daily Mail, but left there on
a prearranged date and will arrive
here about April 10. There ia no
foundation for the report circulated
by the same correspondent, that the
government is apprehensive of a revolt here. Everything is perfectly
quiet on this island and the birthday
of King Clnistian is being celebrated
in the customary manner.
TURMOIL IN  CHINA,
High  Taxes  to Meet   Indemnity Agitate Southern Mongolia.
Tientsin, April 8.���Three thousand
Chinese troops and a number of Krnpp
guns have heen desatcphud to South
ern Mongolia, where the poople aro in
revolt against the severe indemnity-
taxation.
Several villages have boen strongly
fortified, and their inhabitants are
determined to light. They say tbey
are assuied of thc assistance of 30,000
disaffected persons.
PEACE NO NEARER.
London, April S.���Alter a cabinet
meeting today A. J. Ballour, the Government leader, informed the Liberal
leader, Sir Henry Campbell-Banner-
man, in the house o( commons, thai
the government had no important information regarding the peace negotiations in South Africa.
Opposition Joined Martin and
Amended Hospital
Bill.
House Directs Executive to
Consider Building Lead
Refinery.
(SPECIAL TO Till-: *im:ii.i
Victoria, Arpil B.���There was another stormy session of the Royal commission today Premier Dunsmuir
being on the stand all morning. The
Redistribution bill was Anally passed
through tbe house this uitt-rnooo.
Robert Green's resolution niging the
government seriously to consider tho
establishment of a refinery for silver
and lead paused, Messrs. Taylor and
Green, being the principal speaker.
Col. Prior said it would cost **'<>0,<i00
and the biggest difficulty lay,in securing a market.
Hon. Jos. Martin second the passage in committee ou tlie Hospital hill of ai, amendment providing
for aid to all hospitals which treated
free patients and did not make the
denomination of tne patient a test of
entrance. Tne opposition voted witb
him, the government being in the
minority.    This was Prentice's bill.
LORD KIMBERLEY DEAD.
RosoVry Will Not Succeed to Leadership of Upper House.
London, April 8.���Lord Kimberley, the Liberal Btatosman who bad
been ill lor Borne lime past, died this
afternoon.
Tho death of Lord Kimberley will
give the Liberal leadership in the
House of Lords to Karl apencor and
thc many hopes expressod that Lord
Rosebery would take this leadership
arc certain to be disappointed,
WILL BE A DUKE.
King Contemplates Special Uonor9 For
Lord Salisbury.
London, April S.���It in understood
that King Edward is taking advantage of his cruising holiday to complete the task ol settling tho list of
honors to be 3onfcrred upon thu occasion of nis coronation. This list will
include a dukedom (or Loid Salisbury.
MISSED THE TENDER.
Morgan . Will Consider Sending
Columbia to Cork.
Quoenslown, April 8.��� The delega-
tio from Cork, headed by the Lord
Mayor of the city, whioh purposed to
meet J. Pierpont Morgan when tho
White Star liner Oceanic arrived here
today, and urge him to send the
Columbia to Cork harbor to complete
in the forthcoming contests lor the
King's cup, missed tho tender and
was therefore unable tu board the
Oceanic The delegation, however,
interviewed Mr. Morgan from the
deck ot a special tug. lir. Morgan,
leaning over the rail of tho Oceanic,
asked a number of questions concerning the details ot the regatta and
promised to tako up tho matter ln
London. llu said he would dc his
beBt to insure the presence of the
Columbia Bt Cork dining tee races.
IllGHiTIHES.
GREEKS FOR CANADA.
Antwerp, April 8.���A party of about
70 Greek emigants that an English
steamship oompany had previously refused to embark ior Canada on the
ground that tho Greeks intended surreptitiously to entor tho United
States, sailed from hero last Saturday
for St. John's, Nfld., on their way to
Piusoott, Ontario,
Record of Many Years on Manhattan
Beach.
New York, April 8, ���Continuous
rain and strong wind developed an
extremely high t'de Eoi April along
the Coney island shoio today and a
portion of tho board concourse between Brighton and West Brighton
was  completely submerged.
The tar and stone pavement was
ripped up and the park lands art
atrewn     with   atones   and   pieces  of
BEFORE SUPREME COURT.
Washington, April 8.���The United
States supremo court today deoided to
li3ar aigumenls next Monday upon
the application of the state of Wash-
ngton to tuke jurisdiotion in the case
of the Northern Paeillc aud Great
Northern merger.
OTHER TOWNS AFFECTED.
Manila, April 8.-Port Surgeon
Hagenoy, of Bulacan, has reported 81
cases of cholera there and has a��korl
for assistance. In Manila up to noon
today 181 cases of cholera Have occurred and theic have been 110 deaths
from that disease.
TOOK MORPHINE.
Peru, Ind., April S.���A young
woman who registered as "M. Young,
Oswego, N. Y.," committed suicide
by taking morphine at an hotel here
today. She had a pawn ticket in the
name of "May Rockbaugb."
TROUBLE AT MAIIMID.
Simla. India, April I.���Fifteen
sepoys were ambushed on April 7 on
the Mahmud ticntier. Eight ol thc
soldiers were killed snd three
wounded.
METEOR'S RECENT STRIKK.
Ore Body Now 30a Feet Long and   182
Feet Above the Tunnel.
The receut strike made in the
Meteor mine, near Tbree forks shows
lhat mine to be one ol large dimensions. M, Gintzburger, wbo e��as in
yesterday, states that on Sunday,
March 30, tho vein which had been
running from eight inches to Ihreo
feet in width, widened to '.he full
width ol thc tunno1, or even more.
This body haB continued for 30 feet
and the values remain the fame high
grade as in that part which has been
passed. Tho full extent of the ore
shoot has not yet been demonstrated.
This oro shoet was eucount'red on
the fourth level, which in all bas
been run a distance of about 000 feet.
For some distance the vein was barren
hut for the past 37!i feet the ore has
carried high vaulcs, and this recently
found oro body makes a total length
of ore for BOH feet.
On the. third level, immediately abovo
where this was met the vein also
widens to five leet so that thc indications point to all tho intervening
spaco of 132 feet being ore of tho same
values and strength.
Since thu company at present in
posseBssion ot the Meteor began working tbe mine, in September, I DOO,
there lias heen shipped 1,000 tonB
which haB curried an average valuo of
110 ounces of silver, $0 in gold and 40
per cent. lead. This has given net
smelter returns running from 8s."> to
1)100.to tUe ton, An unusually large
quantity of watui has madu its appearance lately so that a lew men
have been laid off nut this will not he
for long and then the mino will Im
shipping in laigcr quantities than
cvur.
A CONDITIONAL BARGAIN.
Russia Will Restore One Railway
When llritain Hoes Another.
Pekin, April 8.���The Russians undertake to restore the Nil Chwang
and Slian Bui Kwun railway lo the
Chinese when the British relinquish
control of the railway in Chi Li province. But Sii KineHt Baton, the British minister here, is not going to
secure a large preponderance ol British administrative control in the latter railway after it Is handed over to
tho Chinese.
SNOW s'i'ois BASEBALL,
Lexington,    Va.,   April 8.���A snowstorm   today   prevented   the   hflrchall
game between Hartford against Washington and Leo universities.
METAL QUOTATIONH.
London, April s,���Lead fill,  8s. 9d.
New York, April 8.���Close���Bai
silver B8 8-4:01 Mexican dollars 180,
Copper   eaay.    Lead quiet.
WRECK ON  IIIG FOUR.
Engineer and Fireman Killed and
Passengers Injured.
Cleveland, April n.���An Incoming
Big Four train was wreekod tonight
within a mile or two of the station
here. ��� The engineer and flrem-in were
killed and several passongers, it is
reported, were hurt. The wreck is
believed to have been earned hy a
washout, which undermined thc track.
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NATIONALIZING   TELEliKAPHS.
.���Coming events cast their shadow,
belore" and it is evident that the
days ot dear telegraph c service, both
land aud .non-Brine, are nearly over.
The two factors which will result in
lessening the tolls for messages are
government ownership and the general
use of the Marconi system of   wireless
"Ktnnal meeting ofthe,  Canadian Press Association,   Held   in 1501
a resolution was nnaniomnsly adopted
in   favor   oi   the   government taking
stets to establish a state owned cable
S��n   ca i��   and   Great  Bntata
���d to nationalize th�� land telegraphs
of the Dominion, the charges for the
hansmis.i0T. of messages in both instances   to   be   reduced to the   actual
operating cost.
In .peaking on this sublectHIr Sand-
ford Pluming. K.C.M.G., at the meet-
log of the Press Association   in  Winnipeg in March, brought out some in-
Xing   facts.      -Sir   landlord   first
alluded to the faet that   Marconi   ha
startled the world   by   his  successful
effort   to   transmit    electrical    wave
signals across the Atlantic.    Marconi,
when on this side of tie Atlantic, the
sneaker stated,   entertained no fear ol
failure;   be   was   full of hope tbat he
would   prove   his. invention   to be  a
commercial success, and he  expressed
the belief that he   would   be  able to
transmit   messages across tbe Atlantic
��Itb ample profit   at one or two cents
a word.     It  appears,   however,   that
there   is   a   Marconi   company   to be
,eckoned   with, and in financial matters   the   distinguished   inventor  has
not all bis own way.     Instead   ol.the
very   low   rate expected the   Marconi
company olaimB 10 cents per   word for
the transmission of ordinary message-
Take., by itself a reduction of frcm I
cents to 10 cents per word is   a   great
step in tbe right   direction,    and   tbe
arrangement   entered iuto by the gov-
ernment to effeot, If possilbe, the  desired end, may be   regarded   as  to  a
Urge extent, s-itisfaclory and wise.  A
reduction Of 00   per   cent   on   present
eharges.assuining that the experiments
and tri.ils.soon to be undertaken. BUC-
ceed.will provo a great public benefit
and its inlluenee for good   will be felt
in many ways. __,._._.
Sir Sandfurd then stated that he
had pointed ont in his letter to the
postmaster-general in January last
that a state-owned cable conld
transmittrana-Atlantlo messages lor
five cents a word and that there
would be a prospect of a further re-
dutlon if the trnllic increased,. In his
letter to Mr. Mulock he furnished
evidence enough tu show that there is
sollicicnt business in sight to keep a
government owned   Atlantic cable m
operation for 12 hours per dav. If,
however, a cable were operated for 21
hours a day at two cents a word he
holds, would be sufficient with whioh
to pay ope.ating expenses and even
fixed charges. As an Atlantic cable
owned by the government would b\
lowering Ibe charges s0 per cent.interfere more or less with the existing
cable it is suggested, so that the companies' business may be interfered
with as little as possible, it might be
desirable to reuuee the charges by
gradual process, Ue would begin with
a rate ot live cents a word. Uy a
lowering from 28 cent, to 6 cents he
holds that cable correspondence would
beuome popularized and the volume of
business would be mfflahmt to make
the operation profitable.
In sneaking In support of the
nationalizing cf the land telegraph*
of the Dominion ho pointed to the pos-
tsl telegraph system of the I niteo
Kingdom as a mod:! to be imitated II
Its essential feature, for tho reason
that it ia B remarkable public service,
unparalleled in any part of tbo world.
The telegraph Hnei ��cro owned lithe first place by railways and other
private ccri)orhlions..-iTU��y.were ex-
appropriated on the authority of an
act of parliament, and have since been
oon trolled and extenoed, lor a period
of over 30 years, by the government .
liy means of the state owned telegraph system, any person in the three
Kindgoms oan send to any other person, however remote, a message of 12
wolds for six pence, and eacb additional word fcr one half penny.
The porposal to have this system, as
iar as practicable and applicable,
introduced in r ,inula, of course, with
sucb modifications as experience has
proved to be advisable, aud to suit tbe
conditions of tbe country, seems to Sir
Bandford to be expedient auu proper.
In arguing further for state   ownership of the land lines   be   states   that
Canada   is   the   only   eountry   in the
British empire where the   telegraphic
service is not owned by the state and,
witb the exception   of Canada and the
United States, every   civilized   nation
bas taken tbe telegraph   lines   out  of
private     Lands,   and   in     these   two
countries telegraph rates   are twice as
high as tbey are   eleswhere.     To  the
objection tbat the telegraph branch of
the Uiitish   postal   department shows
a deficiency he replies   that   last year
there   was   a deficiency of ��353,210 in
the earnings  oi   that   branch.     Witb
respect to the cause of it he quotes the
postmaster-general.     His   report   for
1��95 and tbe preceding documents show
that   for the previous 25 years, during
which period   the telegraphs had been
under government control,tbe receipts
exceeded the expenditures   by a   total
of ��1,70.1,000, equal to an annual av-er-
age surplus of ��71,800.     But this does
not   include   the   interest fur the purchase money of tbe   original   lines,   a
charge which iu recent year is included and is far higher tban   it  ought to
be.
The department also pays for messengers to deliver telegrams three
miles from the receiving office and it
foregoes earnings of about ��80.000 a
year by transmitting railway telegrams tree ol charge. This is because
several of the railways had conceded
to them when tha lines were taken
over for 30 years the right to free
transmission of all their telegrams
and these have increased out ol all
proportion to the growth of public
telegrams.
But tbo matter which most seriouslv
affects the receipts is the extremely
low ano unremnnerative rates charged
for press despatches. Tbe oharge for
press telegrams is the lowest in the
orld. Tbe rate for public telegrams
is a hall penny a word and the
press telegrams are sent lor 12 words
per half penny. He would make all
charges for telegraphic service.alike
and charge the press tbe   same  as the
public.
He submitted a recapitulation and
asked the members of tbe Canadian
l'ress association how long the present
state of affairs should coutinue:
(1) Canada remains the only
eountry in the British empire where
the     telegraph   service   is   not   state
owned.
(2) With two single exceptions,
Canada aud the United States, the
teleeraph service ol evety civilized
nation on the face of the globe is
controlled by tbe state.
(3) In Canada and the United
States, the charges for the transmission of telegraphio massages are practically double tho rates charged in all
other civilized   countries.
Sir Sandford concludes by pointing
out how state owned land and submarine lines would have a most beneficial effect in binding tbe British empire more closely than ever together
and th?t it would stimulate the growing spirit of imperialism
HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
INCOHPORKTBD   1670.
^4?
TELEPHONE   13
Hello���Is that the Grocery  Department ?
Yes.
Will vou s?nd us i lb. Tetley's Tea,
lbs.
piece  of your
lb.   of   Peek
FreanTs English Biscuits and  also  one bottle
Hudson's Kay Special Scotch Whiskey.
of Hudson's  Bay  Coffee,   one
nice   Breakfast   Bacon,    and i
Try us for High Class Groceries
and Liquors.
Lawrence Hardware Go.
NELSON, B. C.
The Fishing season is now open aud we invite our friends and patrons to
inspect our large aud complete stock of
FISHING  TACKLE
Rods, Reels, Casts, Flies, Fly Books, Lines, Fishing Baskets,Trolling Spoons
Guns and Ammunition
^J3ciRo^al3BanU of Canada
Incorporated i860.
Fresh Hot House Lettuce Every Day
Incorporated 1869
capital! Authorized,    .    ,    tsi.uou.oeo.to I Capital Paid-up
Board of Dtreetora     Thomas E. Kenny, President
Wile- Smith, H. G. Baold, Hoc. David MaoKeen.
Read otnrc Halifax 1
Ueneral Manager, Edson L. Pease, Montreal.
Superintendent of Brunches,   W. _ Torrance, Mon'.real
Briinrhi-�� I
��3,i��o,ooii.ihi
$1,700,000.1111
Thomas r.ltchle, Vice-President
Nova Scotia���Halifax Branch, AntlpouH-'
Bridgewatcr, Oaraquet, Guysboro. Lon
donderry, LumnOurK. Maitland. (Hants
Co.l. Pictou, Port Hawkohbury, Sydney.
Hhubenocadic, Truro, Weymouth.
Hudson's Bay Stores
NELSON, B. C.
NOTICE
To enable us to dispose of the stock of Tweeds and Woollens just purchased  at
a rate on tbe dollar from E. J.  Kobie,   Merchant Tailor we will for the next
30 days give the largest discount ever giveu in ordered clothing.
p B. lalmd���Charlottetown, Sumrnomiie.
Quebec-Montreal,   (City  lOffloel,  .Momma
Went End (Cor. Notre   Dame and Sei��-
neu-s Streetsl; Westmount (Cor. Greene
Avonuo and St. Catharines Street.
,   , Ontario-Ottawa.
Vew    Brumtwlck - Bathurst.        Iialhouslc   ajcwruundUnd-St. John s.
Dorchestei   r*redoricton,    Moncton,   New   ,..ba. We.t ludlea-Havana.
___rSSton  iKent Co.), Sackville,   St, \_mud Matea-NoW York (16 JlxchanRO Place
John.Woodstock. I       Republic, Wash.
BRANCHES IN BBITIBH COLUMBIA.,
Grand   Forts, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vancouver,
���Jancoiwer East End, -victoria
Cauada-Merchant, Bank of 6.*^SjfSS? B&X&Sft
__*, and Savin*, Bank.   San <St!^S___._-Wa__l^_*l^ Bermuda.' Cl.n.a ami J..
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on upeca
Accountsreceivea   ������u ftnd Q_ 8aT;ng Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
Fine Finnish M'orsted Trouserings, Made lo Order
Fine Sri.ii-ii Tweed Hulling* Mnde lu Order
Flue Black F.ngltsu Worsted Suitings made lo Order
lil 6.50
���i.VOO
IIU.00
Satisfaction Guaranteed.   Union Hade.
H. M. VINCENT, Merchant  Tailor, BaRer St.
Fred Irvine 8 Co. |
  __
House Cleoning time has arrived and we have our usual  complete   ��J
2"a lines to meet the requirements of the season. ��?%
_�� __\__z
O Axminster, Velvet, Brussels, Tapestry, Wool and Q\b
Ingrain  Carpets, Rugs. Linoleums and Oil    KlU
Olc-tha, Window Shades, Curtain Poles and
Trimmings, Large Assortment of Beautiful Lace   Curtains, Tapestry
and Chenille Curtains
CROWN BRAND
Be Sure and Get the Genuine.
I Lawrence Hardware Company |
Sole Agents, Nelson, B. r g
72.
that
Will Leautify any home     Our stock * heretofore is  most
complete in all lines.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
, FRED IRVINE & CO.
TnE COMPANW.H ACT.
The Uritish Culumbia Mining Record
in its last issue discunsc�� the Companies Aet of British Columbia, as it
says in a tontativo way, taking for
'.est the remarks on that subject In
Tlie Miner ot March 8. No very definite suggest ion is made tbouph from
the tone of the article it is evident
that] some matvrial changes in tlic
act are necessary.
The act as it now stands is burdened witli conditions and regulations
whicb have been found irksome in
their operation, and this is particularly so as regards mining companies.
The provision lor the issue of mining
company stoct at a discount as fully
paid is a provision that has assisted
mining in that it bas, nt least, it-
moved a doubt whieh existed under
the aet that ol 1897 superseded, but it
is iu f'e condition tbat the trouble
arises. No possible advantage can
arise from liling with the registrar
general the list erf shareholders, so far
as those doing businoss is concerned,
for the reason that a creditor cannot
bold one of them tor any uupaid balance on his stock, though it may at
times be useful and necessary for a
shareholder to know how many shares
the directors,lor instance, bold. This
could easily be required to be furnished without putting the secretary
In the work of making out lists that
in somo instance contain several hundred names.
The penalties under the act Could
easily he made more reasonable,say in
the way ol giving^only those directly
interested the right to enforce them j
and only to dale from the time tbat
the damage began to be saffered.
Much more data and statistics are
now required than there is any practical use for.
What   is   desired   is an act that   is
understandable,   not complicated, and
that   gives   security   to   creditor and
shareholder, and   procures   houesty of
management.     MiniDg companies, no
more than individuals,    care to   make
the internal atfairs of their companies
public   property and as the aet stands
tbeie   is   no way for the workmen   or
the trader to know   whether   it is sale
ior him to   accept work, or to   supply j
goods,     unless       he     makes     those
inquiries   into   the   financial position
of   tbe   company.      These    inquiries
would   not    be    welcomed    by     tne
directors   and     it     is    impracticable
that   they   should   bo made lor  every
small transaction.      When no liabllty
attaches to the individual shareholder
tbo only  alternative   for   the  person
extending   the OTidIt is to make rigid
inquiry   iuto   the nature of tbe credit
he is extending       Liability   exending
to the director,   as was   urged by Tlie
Miner, would give the  desired protection to all.     The responsibility   thus
incurred would lead   to moru   careful
management   and   would protect   the
shareholders  who would thus be   less
liable   to have   their property encumbered without their knowledge,for the
piling up of debts would cease as soon
as  tbe   companies'   money   was  expended.
The Companies' act, as it relates to
mining companies, could be very
materially simplified and bo made
more workable. The form of requirements (jr registration could bo mado
briefer, the statutory articles of association could be made to conform
more nearly to those that are commonly adopted by companies and all
companies should be required to conform to thofe articles, the foes could
ho lesBentd, tho provision for the
furnishing of Information to shareholders and creditors could be made
less cumbersome, penalties could be
made more conformable to the damage
suffered from non-compliance with
the act and greater security could be
given   to  creditors  and  alinreholders
by increasing tbe responsibility of the
directors.
Provision for the enforcement of the
requirements of the act and for the
cancellation of charters of companies
which have fallen by tbo wayside
would also help to keop things running smoothly.
Spokane Fails
All kinds uf express work, coal and
wood.���West Transfer Co. Telephone
33.
From Sl.John, N*. B.
Allan Uno Tunisian  April 12
Allan Line Numidian April 111
Beaver Une Garth Castle.. April 25
AlUiniLliie steamers call .at Halifax two days
later
Frcm Portland.
Dominion Line Dominion April 12
Dominion UnoCulifornian April 10
From Now York
Ounard Line Lueania April 18
Cunard Lino Baxonia April 19
While Star Line Germanic April 16
White Star Line Teutonic April SB
American Line Philadelphia ��� April 10
American Line St Paul April S3
St. Lawrence Sailings
Lake (ihomplaln ��� May 2
8. B. Vancouver and Parisian Mny 3
Continental Ballings of French, North German Lloyd, H. A. P. and Italian Unes on application,
RATES���Saloon fares $12.50, and upwards
Pecond $35 and upwards according to stoamer
and location of berth. Steerage quoted on application. Prepaid passages from Kngland and
i he continent at lowest ratoe.
H. L. BROWN. W. P. F. CUMMINGS,
City Agt. Nolson.      Gen. AgonU Winnipeg
Northern R'v.
Nelson  Sl Fort
Sheppard R'v.
Red Mountain R'v.
BUFFET   PARLOR
CAR
Between NelsoD and Spokane
Nelson to Seattle
Nelson to  Vancouver
Nelson to Victoria
21 hours
26 hours
26 hours
IMPERIAL
HOTEL
LATE SILVER   KING HOTEL
Finest ana Best  Bar  ln th-> City.
The best Brands ot Liquors
and Cigars.
RATES
$1.00 AND $1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH HARWOOD,   ���   Proprietor
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
WORLD'S SCENIC ROUTE
DIRECT LINE
Leave DAY TRAIN Arrive
9:20a.m Spokane 7:16 p.m
12:25 p.m RosBland 4:30 p.m
10:30 a.m Mountain 5-59 p. in,
9:40 _.w Nelson 6:45 p.m
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. & T.A.
Spokane Wasli
3, K. TACKABURY.
ARent, Nelson, B.
EAST
Winnipeg
Toronto
Ottawa
Montreal
New York
WEST
Vancouver
Viotoria
Seattle
Portland
Salt l'rnncisoo
viuSuo liine, Rt Paul, Chicago
and all II. S. pointB.
F. O. GREBN        F. 8. OL-EMENT'
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineer* and Provincial Land
Surveyors.
cor. Kootenay _ Victoria Sts. Nelson
P. O. Box 145 Telephone 801
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited,
YARDS   AT   NEL80N" AND  ROSSLAND
MILL AT PORTO RICO SIDING,
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Cine  Lumber Always It)
Stock.
Wo enrry �� complete f-Xock of QOMt Flooring
Coiling, Intido Kinif-h, Turnod Work, HaHh and
Doors. Special order work wiil recoive prompl
attention'   Mail ordern t-ollcitod.
Porto Bico Lumber Co.,
LiniTBD.
j Head Offloe- Hondrvi and Vernon Po,, Nel. on J
Tourist Sleeper Service
T���*  A C^_~>      Lt, Dnnniore Junc-
r AM   dft'-1>'
*-��' *��-' * Lv. Kootenay Lcig,
Tuesday and Fridnv, St, Paul, Toronto
Montreal and Boatou.
Leave Revelstoke
daily, Vancouver,
Seattle Ooast.
WEST
Na
Home Seekers' Westbound
Excursions, March i to
April 30.
ThrouRh bookings to Europe, via all
Atlantic; Line
Prepaid tickets from all points at
lowest rates
Kootenay Railway  and
Company, Ltd.
Operating
KASLO It SI/JOAN RAILWAY,
INTERNATIONAL NAV. & TKAD CO Lto
Shortest and quiokont ronto U> tho 8Mt and ��'
potato on the O.K, i N. nnd Northern ���
cillc Railway* ln WaahlliKUU, Orison
Southern States,
Time Card Effective Nov. 10
Easlo & Slocan Ry
1901
For berths, time tables, rates and full
information apply to ('ity Ticket oflice
H. L. BROWN,
Oity Agent. Nelsou
J, 8. f*lARTlIR, E. J. OOVLK
lis. Pa's. Aut. A. O. P. A.
Nelson Vance tue
8:30 a. tn, Lv.
10:5Sp.m. Ar.
Kaslo
Sandon
Ar. 4:00p.m
Lv. 1;�� !'��� <��
Int Nav- & Trading Oo
���JEWOK-llAStO KOUTK.
S:00P.m.Lv. Nelson Arioaj J>; Jj.
9:10p.m.Ari Kaslo 'Zi.0D
Connecting ��t Five Mile Point ��rtt��!����,�����,
4 Fort Hhoppard Railway both to awl
Rossland. eto.
Ticket, -old to {llJWtjl to VaM s^% t
Canada vis Great-Northern andu.
^OcVall^mshlp tlcketo and -tes vi .
IWBmTJBJW-j.      Bi0
O.K.TaOKABDBT Agent. Nolaon V.V.
���*'    _r_.o Nelson   Daily Minsk,  Wednesmy, April 9,  1902
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\     MINING NEWS,     J
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A. Klockman, who returned to Spokane on Monday from a meeting of
the Idaho-Continental Mining Co.,
held in Dulutb, said to a Spukesman-
Review reporter: "We have several
plans in view. It is probable that the
Ureat Northern will build a line to
the mine from Port Hill, branching
off from the Kootouai Valley line.
In case that does not materialize
there is a strong probability that the
stockholders of the Idaho-Continental
Co., will build a road themselves.
It is certain, howevei, that the road
will be built this summer." The
mines of the Continental Co, are
located near Port Hill, Idaho.
LABOR CONVENTIONS.
Superintendent Parker has about 40
men at work on the North .Star in
East Kootenay. A promising strike
was recently made.
Mops Ibe Cough
and Works on" Ihe Cold.
Laxative Bromo-Qnlnlne Tablets cure   ncold
n ono dav,   NoCure, noPay.   Price 26 conte.
RECOVERED THE COAT.
to
Borrowed a Seal Garment For Trip
Spokane.
The following paragraph appeared
in Thursday's Kootenaiau : Maggie
Brown, who lives on African avenue,
reported to the police on Tuesday
morning that her diamonds bad been
stolen the night before. Chief Cody
went to the house and arrested Charles
Johnston and a girl by the name of
Teddy Vaughn. After lodging them
in jail he went back to the house and
searched the room that had been occupied by Miss Vaughan.but not a spark
could be found. The easy living
couple appeared before Justice Carney
in the afternoon, on a charge of being
inmates of a house of joy and weie
fined $15 or 10 duys. Sentence was
suspended, and yesterday morning
the couple hied themselves to new
diamond   fields.
The Nelson police were not
notified by those of Kaslo that
the couple referred to had come
to Nelson, hut Saturday afternoon
Chief Jarvis received a letter fiom a
solicitor in Kaslo notifying him and
asking him to keep an eye on them
for any trace of the diamonds. A
search failed to get any trace of the
pair for a while, but at 7 o'clock a
woman from Lake streat reported that
the Vaughan woman had that morning
borrowed a sealskin coat worth $300
and other articles ot apparel from her
and had not been seen since. It was
found that sho had taken the train for
Spokane immediately aftor borrowing
tne articles. A message was sent to
the police in Spokane who found and
arrested her. The complainant decided
not to prosecute, so tnat the Spokane
police seaured the coat and other
articles and Bent them back by express, but no trace of the diamonds
was found. The man in the case evidently did not stop in Nelson but kept
on travelling.
Two-year-old apple trees, quality
unequalled at Riverside Nurseries,
Grand Forks.
Attendance   at   Kamloops   Gatherings
Promises to lie Large.
The Labor convention convenes ln
Kamloops on Friday morning and
the Political Labor convention on
Monday morning. The delegates to
the former leavo Nelson this evening
and for the latter on Friday evening.
Following are some of the delegates:
Nelson���Miner's union, James A.
Wilks, Charles A. Mackay, John A
Ritchie ; Lahor party, James Coxheid ;
Trades and Labor counoil, Thomas
Kibbie; Carpenters'union, Abraham
Lackey i Socialist club, Wm. Ebbs,;
Cooks and Waiters' union, Michel
Foriier
Rossland���Miners' union, Chris
Foley, Rupert Bnlmer. nnd Frank
Woodeidc; Carpenters'union, Thomas
Beamish; Trades and Labor council,
John McLaren, Independent Labor
party, Thomas Brownlee.
Ymir���Miners' union, A.McDougall
and Alfred Parr.
Besides these there will be delegates
from Fernie, Greenwood, Grand
Forks, Phoenix and many other places
and the convention promises to be one
of the largest gatherings of the representatives of organized labor of reform
organizations aver held in the
province.
THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE.
FOR SALE OR RENT
AdverlinemeatH tnHorted under thiH head at
tho rate of one cont a word per insertion. No
advorlifiementi taken for lonn than 26 centa.
Situation Wanted advertisements .Queried
threo timoB free of churKO.
TU LUT���After   May 1st the   Central
hotel,   Front streot.    Apply Samuel
Mi.lington. Kaslo,
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NELSON, B. C.
AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS
FOR SALE.��� Very oheap���A small
block of shores in the Similkameen
Valley Coal, Ltd. These ean be had
at a great reduction on market price.
E. li. MoDermid.
'*\T KLSON   SODA    WATER    KACTOKY-
'. jL3l N. M. Onmmina, IjOwnuo-Kvory kitowi.
variety of soft drinks. P u Uux SN. Tolophun
No. 31. Hoovor Btreet, Nelson. Huitlurs of Ih
famous SL Loon Hoi. Spring Miuural Water
TO RENT���A five room house on   Latimer streot, near Stanley,all modern
conveniences. Apply, A.R. Sherwood.
FOR SALE-Snap���For   one   week    I
offer   six   roomed hoise, new,   and
three  lots $600 Cash,    Balance $30 per
month.    A. ti. Gamble.
Spear's Restaurant���Meals; at all
hours. Next to Vanslone's Drug store.
Only white labor employed.
AT THE HOTELS.
Grand Central���Mrs. J. Murk, New
Denver; N. McMillan, Molly Gibson
Landing; D. F. Leiteh, M,A.Gardner,
Sandon; A. Parr, Ymir;C. Foley,
Rossland; A. McDougall, Ymir; M.
Williamson and wife, Slocan City;
C. M, O'Brien, Fernie; F. Mott, G.
Perrier, Montreal.
Hume���S. Wener, Montreal: N. J.
Mackay, KaBlo; Mr. and r.rs. W.
Davi*, Rossland; J. McLeod,Ymir; S.
K. Harris, P. T. Paton, Montreal; A.
A. Spams, Victoria; W. R. Wilson,
Fernie; George U, R. Aman, J.
Fleishman, Vancouver.
Queen's���D. J. McDonell, Rossland;
D. Foster, P. Lyons, Montreal; C. D.
Blackwood and wife, Minneapolis;
W. B. Young, Jas. McEachern, Rossland ; M. W. Kirk, 0. J. Tolton, R A.
McCreadv, Winnipeg; M. W. Elliott,
Rossland.
Phair���J. M. Williams, Colville; F.
L. Christie, Sandon; M. Gintzburger,
Three Forks; T. ().McQueen and wile,
Seattle; A.E. Ferguson, Seattle; Win.
Perdue, Dawson;   P. Welch, Spokane.
Madden���W. Gallup, Moyie; J.
Maeleod, Cranbrook; T. Duffy,
Sandon,
Tremont���R. H. Dodd, Spokane;
M. Fay, Chicago; C. Harris, Spokane.
Bartlett���J. Fitzgerald, Ftrnie.
FOR SALE.���Eggs for hutching,Black
Minorca,     Brown      Leghorn,    and
Plymouth Rocks.      P. O. Box (>03,   or
Miss Edwards, Fairview.
STORE   TO   LET���Second door from
corner Josephine ou Baker. Enquire
at Vanstone's Drug store.
GROCERIES
A MACDONALD Sc Co.-Cornor Fron
��� aud Ball Streets���Wholesale itrocor
nnd jobbers in blankets, stoves, niitu, boots
rubbers, inackinnws and minors' .mudrios.
FRESH AND SALT MEATt
BURNS & Co.-Hakor Stroot, Nolsou
.. _.J
nieaU,.   Cold Storage.
a. .   Wholosale dealers iu fresh a     cured
WKST    KOOTKNAY    BUTCHER    CO.
Bakor Stroet, Nolson���Wholosale doa.
ors in fresh and cured meats.
HARDWARE Sc MINING   SUPPLIES
TWO Gentlemen can   get   comfortable
room, breakfast and   dinner for  835
per   mouth,    within   two   blocks    of
hospital.    Apply A. B., Miner oflice.
PIANO FOR SALE���Taken in exchange, new, only one month in
use. Cost $400. Will sell at a
bargain. See it at E. Ferguson and
Co.'s warerooms, Vernon street, city.
FOR SALE���Eggs for hatching from
Barred Plymouth Rocks and Pekin
Ducks; choice stock. Strawberry
plants. John Uougnton, Crawford
Bay.
FOR SAlE���The Nelson Cafe, the
finost restauiant in the Kootenays,
best location, 25 nicely furnished
rooms in connection. The best husi-
ness proposition in tho district today,
for full particulars writo Nelson Cale,
Box 835, Nelson B.C.
FDRNISUED rooms with   or without
board.     Apply     on   Silioa   street,
second door west of Ward.
FURNISHED   ROOMS   TO    RENT ���
Apply   to   Mrs F. J. Sqnires, Room
���40, K. W. C. block.
WANTED
VICTORIA DAY AT KASLO.
The Miner is in receipt of an invitation of the mayor, aldermen and citizens to participate in the celebration
of Victoria day in their city on May
24. Among the events already decided
on will be a monster calithumpian, a
baseball match betweon teams from
outside towns for a purse of $200, took
drilling contest open to amateurs
only, pavilion dance, tug of war, boat
and sailing1 races, Caledonian sports,
etc. Prizes to the valuo of between
$1,000 and $1,500 will be offered. Excursions will bo run from Nelson,Sandon. Lardo and other points, and a
good time is anticipated.
1'oerlesR Polish for furniture, pianos
and interior wood work at McLachlan
Bros.
Seeds, Trees, Plants,
Roses, Bulbs
FOR SPRING PLANTING.
Agricultural Implements, Bee Supplies, Fruit Baskets, Fertilizers.
EASTERN PKIGES OR LESS.
Catalogue Free.
M.  J-   HENRY
3009 Westminster Road, Vanoon ver, B. C
WHITE LABOR ONLY
Whisks,   and Clothes Brushes���Morley and Laing.
BOWLING CLUB FORMED.
A meeting of tho Nelson Howling
elub was held last evening to organize
for tho coming season. Thirty members and their frionds were present
and tbo following officers were
elected: Prosidont, J. A. Turner;
vice-president, J. F. Hume; secretary-
treasurer, P. E. Wilson; executive
committee, W. W. Beer and J. F.
Weir. Umpiro, F. Walch; official
scorer, n. Wright.
Tho elub starts with tbo 211 names
from last year and 17 names whion
were proposed last night. Messrs.
Turner, Weir, Wallace, Wnich, P. E.
Wilson, Beer, Judge Forin, Wiight
J. Q, Wilson, F. A. Tamblyn, J.
Neelanils, H. F. McLeod, wero appointed skips. The committee request that those desirous of joining
should send in tlieir names to the
aecrotary at once so that tho proper
number of bowls may be ordered and
the schedule of games prepared as
early as possible.
TENDERS
For Wagon Eoad Kequired.
The Slocan-Republic Mining &
Development Company propose to
construct a standard sized wagon
road from Slocan to their mines.
The grade is surveyed and laid out.
Tenders are requested for the complete work. For particulars apply
to R. C. CAMPl'ELL-JOHNSTON,
Consulting Engineer, Nelson.
J. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Box 405. Fhone 278.
WANTED.���Laundress.     Girls   for
housework.    Railroad men.
WANTED���To   go     to   Grand   Fork
a general servant.    Apply for information to Mrs. Frank Fletcher.
WANTED���A    good   genoral   servant
must be well recommended.    Apply
to Mrs. W. T Reid, Cranbiook, li. C.
MEN AND Women wanted to work at
home.    Good wages   Write Glasgow-
Woollen   Company,    Department    C.
Toronto,
XAWKKNUK IIAUIlWAHK CO - Bake
J Struct, Nelson ��� Wholesalo daalars ir
hardware, miners' supplies, sporting- goods
etc
M'LACHLAN BROS. Baker Streot Nolson,
. B. <_'.,���Dealers in genera) harhware,
mining supplies, gluss, pai its, Portland Ce-
nvnt, lire clay and Seoteh lire briek. Agents
for W'ilkinsnnd Co.'s celebrated steel wire rope
NKLSON   HARDWARE)  CO.-Wholesale
paints, oils and glass; mechanics   tools
Fishing Tackle and Spoiling Goods a specialty
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
rpUUNEU, I'KKTON Sc Co.-Cornor Vornoi
_. and Josephine Streets, Nelson���Whole
salo dealers In liquors, cigars, and dry goods
Agents for Pub-sit Brewing Co. of Milwuuko'
and Calvary Brewing Co 01 Calgary.
It
UDSON'S HAY Co.-WholeHalo Krocerio
and liquora otc., Haker Streot, Nelson,
LUMBER
NELSON HAW AND PLANING MILL-
Oifloe corner Hall and Front Streets'
Velrton���Lumber, cciliiiK, tloorinK, i"d every
thing in wood for building yn v\n> -.���-. Oot oui
pricuH.   Correspondence Hoheited,
CONFECTIONERY.
J.
A.    MDONALI),      Agent    Hazelwood
Dairy Co. Ice Cream.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL   KINDS   Of
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fisn nnd Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Man aver.
K.-W.-C Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders?by mail receive careful and prompt attention
The Canadian Bank of Commerce !
Wilh Which la Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
HEAD OFPICE--TORONTO.
Paid-up   Capital,   88,000,000;    Keserve   Fund,   I2,000,0u0j
Aggregate  Ucsourees Over 866,000,000,
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.      B. E. WALKEH, Ueucrsl Manager
London Olfice:  60 Lombard Street,   V..  C.
New York  Olllee; 16 Kxchanje Place.
And 68 branchoH in Oanada and tne united Stales, Including
HUITIBH COLUMII1A
Atlin Gkkknwood Nki-son Haniion
CltAN'MItooK KAMI.OOl'8 Nkw WKSTMrNBTRa    VANCOUVER
Fbhnik Nanaimo Kosslanu Victouia
YUKON DISTHICT-Uawhon A.M) Wiiitk House.
UNITK1) BTATK8���Nkw Yoiik, Ban Kiiancihco, Hkatti-e, POBTLAHD, bkagway.
Savings Bank Department.
iiM-imMtH Koceivod and Interest Allowed. Present Uute 3 Pel taut
Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
THE DOMINION WIRE ROPE CO., Ltd.
MONTREAL
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIRE ROPE.
Tramway, Hoisting1, Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Unde-ground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
H. E- CROASDAILE Agent Nelson.
INFORMATION WANTED. ��� Elliot
Footer Crutts,of Charlesown, Muss,
write home ns soon as you can as
financial interest await you there.
Very important,.   I. F. Crafts.
HELP of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Ein
ployment Agency. Large warehouse
for storage; call at Piosser's Second
Hand store, Ward steet.
MISCELLANEOUS
HIGH GRADE COFFEE
Kootenay Coffee Co.
Roasters of Choice Coffees-
Quantities   to    suit    at   wholesale
prices
Our Java and Mootia at 40c, and Our
Choice Blend at 25c.
is the best value for the money.
We guarantee satisfaction if you
buy or order direct from us.
Pure Choice Teas
All varieties and grade.
KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.
West liaker St. Tel 177. P O. Box 182,
On   Tbmsdays   the batbs at   the   lion
Ton   Barber shop   will be   reserved
exclusively   for   ladles.      Mrs   J.   P.
Heaurais will   be in attondance to ro
ceive the lad'es.
Parties wishing Golf or any stockings
knitted or footed oan havo tbem done by
applying   on    corner   of     Ward   ao
Victoria street, opposite postotllce.
WALL
PAPER
Our New Stock is now open,
comprising
A Very Fine Sup of
ips nl
0
The Prices Will Suit the
Times.
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON, B. G
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Xasl.
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan Cit>
Order* by mall to ������� branch will have carefnl and nr��n>ui attention.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
OALL ON THI
NELSON WINE CO.
nnd try a bottlo, a dozen, or a barrel of
CALGARY BEER aa it la tho best and
choapoMt on the markot. Also try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
PRANK  A. TAMBLYN. NUnmm.
Tftleohnnefft l.aknr St. Nflrion
GREAT NORTHERN
RAILWAY.
GRADUATE   NURSE   takos sick and
maternity cases. 7 McDonald block,
corner Josephine and Vernon streets.
LOST���A small garnet   and   and chip
diamond   tie   pin.       Kinder   please
deliver   to tl. N. Express Co. and   gut
reward.
Oraaa Linen and   Linen   Hatiste  or
<'icnios at Karr and Co.'*.
MILLINERY
For Stylish Up-to-Date Hats
goto
MRS. ENFIELD
Opera House Block
GALT COAL
For domestic or steam use.
A  full   supply always  on
hand.
Kates to   all  railway and
lake points
W   P. TIERNEY,
General Agent,
Tel. No. 265.
Office-��� Two  doors   wesi
C.P.R. offices.
Certificates of improvements
NOTICE.
Queen, NiagBA'a, Lewislon, anil Burlington (Fractional), mineral claims
situate inthe * elson Miuiug Division of
West Kootenay Dletriet.
Where located On Wolf Oreek, a
branch of Sheep Oreek, which is u tributary of Salmon Elver,
fake Notice that I, William Waldie,
l<\ M. 0, B50020, for myself mill as ag 'lit
for John A. Turner; 1'. M. O. B50160.
nnd Michael Scully, Free Miner's Certificate Nn. BBOOOO, intend HO days
from tha date hereof, to apply to the
Mining Kecorder for certificates of
improvements, for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the above
claims.
And further take notice that aotion,
under section '.il must be commenced
before tlio issuance of such Certificates
of Improvements.
Dated this i��tli day of February,
A. D. 1903.
WILLIAM WALDIE.
sold by All Newsdealers
J. A.  DAVIDSON
TAILOR.
CLEANING.     REPAIRING.     PRESSING
Onr Wallace .t Mlllrr's, llnknr Kl.
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
MUJINGiENGINEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Biker Strec Nelson. B c
NONE BETTER.
SOLID VE8TIBULED TBAINB.
PALAOE DINING AND OBSEfiVATION
0AB8.-MEAi.8ala 0ABTE.
Close connection East and Westbound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Hailway,
D root connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and all points Kast and South.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at MO 1 "m
Leaves Spokane daily tor West at 7:20 a.m
Leayes Spokane daily tor West at 8:00 p-m.
West-hound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all points
on the Hound.
During the season of navigation East
hound trains connect at Duluth with
LUipber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand oi
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles,
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT HAY. Yards, NELSON
andLAULO.
HEAD iOFFjCEj   NELSON
J. A. SAYWAKD.
Canada Permanent and Whs-
tern Canada Mortgagk
Corporation,
head office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage
Apply to ti. 1.. LKNNOX Bak%r Bt.
Nftlmn
SILVER K1NU MIKE
Will pay the highest oash price for all
kinds ol seoond hand goods.    Will buy
or   sell   anything from   au anchor to a
needle.     Furniture,    stoves,   oarperf*.
themagniHcentsteaiiiships North West I cooking utensils, bought   in household
and North-Land of theNorthern Steam-1 qnontitioB.      Also   oast   off   clothing,
ship Company Line, operated  in  con-  Call   and   see   me   or write.    Address
nectiou with tho Great Northern Hail
way.
For further information, aps, fold
ers, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Uy., Kaslo A Hlocar
Ky., Kootei ai Railway Sc Navigation
Co., or to
H. BRANDT,
City Pass, and Tkt   Agt,  W  70l   W,
Riverside Ave,, Spokane, Wash.
Q. K, TACliABUHY Local Agent,
Nelson. B.C
Silver
Street,
King   Mike,
Nelson,   B. C.
Boi   300      H��ll
Furnish** Monthly
011
,���,.,,����������  , to all lore��� ol Soiig
and Mualo a -am TOlumc ot New, Choice
Copyright Compositions liy the most pt>i>-
uli\r authors. 04 P��K��*of Plsno Music,
halt Vocal, bill lnitmtnmtal-Jl Complete
Pisces for Plsno���Once a Month for as
Csnts. Yearly Subscription, (1.00. .UTCra
will ��ond us the name and addrera or Kivr
performers on the Piano or Oriran, we will send
JOU * copy of tho Magazine rree.
I. W. PEPPER, Publisher,
llghtn a Locust SU., Philadelphia, Pa-
About that second-hand article o
yours, You'll sell it if you'll adver
tiso it in Thc Miner want cui'uuv
Oertitioale of Improvements
NOTICE.
Farnhain Mineral claim situate in
the Nelson .Mining Divisiun of West
Kortrnav District.
Where located    Near the Ymir  Mir."
TAKE notice that I, Kenneth L.
Unmet, agent tor JohnDean,F.M.C No
B909S6 and Martin Salmon, F. M. 0.
No. B66069, intend, sixty dajs from the
date hereof, to npply to the Mining Kecorder for a ceriilicute of improvement*
for lhe purpose of obtaining a Crown
(iiaiit of the above claim.
And furl her take notice Hint nction.
under section ".tl, mdet he oommenced
before the Issuance of such ceriilicute of
improvements.
Dated this Kith day rf April, A. D.
1902, KEN N ET1IL. li U HU LT
INFOKMATION
Any   perron   knowing   the   present
���sbereiboutl   ol   Alexander   Stewart,
lately In the employ of   Porlet  liros.,
at Marcus.   Wash., i'..S A., will confer
a  favor   by  communicating with tne
undersigned
MACDONALD >v JOHNSON,
Solicitors.
REISTERER & CO.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter.
DROP IN AND SKK 08,
_-!__���    H    P
NOTICE
Subscriptions taken for the Nelson Daily and Weekly Miner at
publisher's prices by J. .'. DEL-
ANEV, New Denver. 13. C,
1
1 NblSO ��� Daily Miner Wednesdw   April 9, 190*
Gold         0,ie of the  most useful   Books  that can
DllSt        he   obtained   at the
present time is
OOLD DUST
How to rind it and How to Mine It.
ln view of the new placer diggings
on Cooper Creek, this book, should
be in the hands of everyone interested.    Trice 25c.
MOELEY & LAING
Booksellers, Stationers
NELSON.  B.C.
Show Room for Mason St Risch pianos
�����AVV*��A��,>WirV%*A*VVV��*t*\J
THE CITY
lMA/WSVtWVW^r\AW*��V^WI
The Similkameen Valley Coal company has taken ollices in the K. W. C.
block.
Pat Welch, railway contractor, is a
guest at the Phair. He arirved from
Spokane last evening.
Trunks and Valises���Morley aud
Laing.
Mr?. A. G. Gamble left on Sunday
for Maple creek and Begin a to visit
bei sisters and will be away for about
six weeks.
Special values in silk Blouses at
Kerr and Co.'s.
Georgo H.R.Aman. of Vancouver, is
at the Hume. He has just returned
from a tour which lasted for five
months in Europe.
Call up 33 if you v;ant furniture
or pianos moved.���West Transfer Co.
Neil McMillan has finished bis eon-
tract with tbe Molly Gihson mine for
delivering 1,000 tens of ore at the
Molly Gibson landing.
Silk Shirt Waist. American Style at
Kerr and Co."
Will F. Hansford, It. A., of Toronto,
arrived on Sunday night for the purpose of entering of the study of the
law with Messrs. Galliher and
Wilson.
Agents for Cowan Bros, and Co.'s
Nottingham Lace Curtains. Kerr & Co.
A number of invitations have been
received in the city from the mayor
ana council of Ka-lo for the celebra-
ton which is to be held iu that town
on May 24.
Dotted Swiss, Madras and fancy
ourtainettes.    See Kerr and Co.'s.
Owing to the mutilation of cards
arid notices in the postoffice the doors
will hereafter be closed from 12
o'clock midnight till 7 a.m., commencing tonight.
Placer and Mining Laws-Morley
and Laing.
There has been a general change
around o( the clii.-f officers of the C.P.
R. lake steamers lately. The changes
up to the present are Captain W. P.
Short, of the Kootenay, transferred to
the Yukon service; detain Frasor, of
the Kokanee to the steamer Kootenay -,
Captain Seaman of the Slooan to the
Kokanee; Captain A. McLennan of the
Nelson to the Slocan; Captain MeKinnon, first officer on the Moyie, to
be captain on the Nolson.
FOOD DOES IT
Restores Health More Eurely Than Any
Medicine.
lt is a short road to trouble when
the food does not supply the right
materia! to rebuild the brain. You
cannot use the brain without breaking
down small particles every day and
you ennnot rebuild unless tn ' food
furnishes the light kind of ilding
material, and that is albumen ard
phosphate of potash. Not such as you
get from the druggist but such as
Nature stores in certain kinds of food.
Grape-Nuts contains these particles
and well defined results can be obtained from using the toothsome,
delicious fcod.
A brain worker whoso nntno can be
given by the Postum (Jo,, Battle
Creek, Mich., writes; "Last Fall I
got in a desperate oondition through
excessive mental work and lack of
proper food. I was finally compelled
to abandon all business and leek absolute qniet and rest in the country
I had been under the care of a good
physician for several months, but it
seemed my food did not rebuild the
brain tissue properly, 1 waB on the
verge of despair when I left for thc
country.
Down at the ferry I purchased an
evening Journal and my attention
was attracted to the headlines of a
Grape-Nuts advertisement which road,
'Food Curo Nature's Way.' I read it
carefully and decided to give Grape-
Nuts a trial, so next mowing I went
in on the new food and in two weeks'
time gained 10 pounds nnd felt like a
new man all over.
I candidly believe if I had ltnowr
the remarks tie sustaining power of
the ford prior to my illness I would
not have needed a physician nor
would I have been sick at all,"
On the opposite Bide of the lake
from Nelson wild dowers have been in
bloom for the past week, and crocuses
and ether early cultivated flowers are
alsj blooming. On tin- south tide of
the lake the season is about three
weeks later.
At the Congregational church on
Monday evening the subject lor debate
by the Young Men's Debating Club
was, Resolved, That Government
Control of the Liquor Traffic is Preferable to Prohibition. Those having t!n>
aflirmalve side iu hand were adjudged
the winners.
Word was received in Nelson yesterday of the death in California of A.
II. Jones, who was for somo time purser of thc steamer Nelson. Mr. Jones
left here for Victtir.ia sume time ago
aod later went to California, having
been advised to try a mild climate lo
recruil his tailing health.
Cottonwood creek remained very
high all day yesterday but fell considerably last night. The woik on
the flume had not been completed
when the water commenced to rise,
the approach not having been fully
ballasted. Workmen are ongaged
strengthening this part and it is
thought that it will stand the high
water successfully.
At the lecord office yesterday certifi-
,tes of work were issued to A. E.
Gallupe on the Quebec and Montreal;
to A. Allan on tbe Clinton, Castle,
Nellie Mack, Basin aud Big Six; to J.
P. Swedberg, et al. on the Jack Pot
fractiun, Greenwood, Vernamo, Greenwood fraction and Red Point mineral
claimB. A certificate of improvement
was issued to H. Strathy on the
Champion mireral   claim.
At the police court yesterday morning the remanded case of the woman
charged with aggravated assault oame
up before Magistrate Crease. Both tbe
complainant and the accused were
represented by counsel and after some
confereuee with her adviser the com-
painant consented to the charge being
made one of common assault. The
accosed pleaded guilty tr this and a
fine of $20 and costs was imposed.
The concert to be given tonight in
the opera house by the Cosgrove
orchestra will begin at 8 o'clock and
the dance to follow, foi which this
orchestra will play, commences at
10.15 o'clock in Fraternity hall The
programme for the concert will be all
instrumental with tho exception of
one solo by a member of the company. This orchestra comes with the
highest commendations from the
people cf those cities where It bas
appeared. The concert and dance here
are under the auspices of the Hospital
aid. The seats are on sale at McDonald's confectionery store.
Prospectors have been leaving for
thc hills steadily during the past few
days arid there are _o\v quite a number at work along Forty-Nine and
Bird creeks, most ol them being busy
getting tlieir assessment work ccne
before thc season opens up sufficiently
to permit of exploratory work. A
few bears have made their presence
known to the camps on Bird creek.
Deer are quite plentiful on tbe north
sido of the lake but have not yet been
seen on this side, the earlier vegetation of the north shore attracting
them. Herds of five and six have been
seen coming down in the early morning to drink at the lake twice within
five miles 0 the city  recently.
A freight train 011 the Crow's Nest
railway was wrecked Sunday afternoon just west ef Wardner. A freight
train with two locomotives, west
bound, ran over a cow. The flrst
locomotive was not derailed but tbe
second was snd also lour of the
freight cars,loaded with merchandise.
The fireman was badly injured. The
engineer caught hold of the hood of
the cab as the locomotlvo turned over
and escaped with a few slight bruises.
The brakeman kept running backward as the cars left the rails and
saved himself from being hurt as the
rear cars were not thrown from the
track. It was not until 4 o'clock on
Monday morning that the wreck was
cleared up so that the west bound
passenger could puss. Thc wreckod
cars were burned as they were smashed beyond further usefulness while
the loe'omotive was on its back with
its wheels in tho air.
Chris Foley, is iu the city en route
lor the Labor convention at Kamloops. Mr. Foley in speaking about
tho effect of the work of the Federal
Chinese Commission, of wnich he was
a member, said it was reasonably certain that parliament would put
into law the recommendation of the
commission that a heavy head tax be
put into effect to stop thc tide of
Chinese immigration which is and lias
so long been pouring into tlie province. MessrB. Foley and Clute recommended in the report that a head tax
of $500 be placed on eacb Chinese
entering British Columbia, while Mr.
Munn, the third commissioner.reported in favor of n tax of $300. Mr. Foley
was not certain which of theso would
be adopted by parliament but he felt
reasonably certain that one or tho
other would ho and he thought it
would be effective in keeping out the
Chinese. He did not think that anything would be done in tbe matter of
Japanese immigration. j
Champagne
In London, the market
of the world for fine wines.
Pommery-1892" sells at
$5.00 per case more than
any other Champagne.
Pommery "1893" sells at
$8.50 per case more than
any other Champagne.
Wherever Champagne is
sold according to quality
the highest prices are
paid for
Pommery
II. E. T. llaultaiu has been succeeded by Leslie Hill as manager of
the Arlington mine at Erie, and as
agent of the Hastings Itriti-.b Columbia Exploration Syndicate, limited.
The Arlington mine employs between
80 and 00 men and mining about 2,000
tens per month. Both crude ore and
concentrates are shipped to the local
smelters. Mr. Huultuin retains his
present offices in the. E.W.C. block
and will confine himself to consulting
work.
DIPLOMAS FOR MARKSMEN.
Good Shooting Done By Members of
Rifle Association.
Yesterday N. T. Maeleod, secretary
of the Rifle association, received from
Ottawa the certificates from the militia
department ot the scores marie by
members of the local team in the
shoot nnder the rules of the Dominion
Rifle association. Thero wero certificates for eight and one more, that for
Mr.Maeleod, is yet lo come to hand.
All these who contested got certificates as second class marksmen and
Mr. Maeleod came within a poiut or
two of ranking in the lirst class for
which an average score of 90 iB required. The following are tbe names
of theise who received tlieir certificates, the points they scored and the
averages. The match was at five
ranges and the total was 535 points;
F. E. Weir 423, av. 84 3-5; Dr. Hall
408, av. 81 3-5; A. Carrie 405, av. 81 ;
J. D. Tinaiss 405, av. 81 ; H. Bird 401,
av. 80 4-5; A. Grant 400, av. 80 j D.
McKay 398, av. 79 3-r>; J. McKenzic
380, av. 77 1-5.
A POSSIBILITY
That Became a Fact and Pleases Many
��� Bald People.
A. R. Lewis, M.D , in a lengthy
article in the columns of lhe American
Journal of Health, says concerning
hair: "Its deterioration is a constant source of worriment to humanity, consequently bald people are
readily deceived by 'fake' hair restoratives. The wisn that a ha r preparation will 'fill the bill' ia father to tbe
fancy that it is likely to do so. A
rare case in point is that of Newbro's
Herpicide, which actually does 'fill
the bill.' It destroys the parasite that
attacks the hair root, and prevents
dandruff, falling hair and   baldness."
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A  Subjeot   for  Remarks.
The new Wall Papers attract favorable attention. They relleet good
taste in colors as well as in pattern,
and peoplo of taste cemmend them.
Thev hrvo an air of olegance and are
most durable In quality. Investment
in such Wall Paper is a paying investment, before placing your order, it
will pay you to .see our new designs,
and get our prices.
F. J. Bradley & CO.
Blfpi FnlnlliiK mid Picture Frum hie
n Specialty.
PATENTS, TRADE MARKS and (MR16HTS
obtained in all countries
ROWLAND BEITTAIN,
Registered Tatent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank of B. N. A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full particulars.
A WISE MOTHER
Will always have a well tried nnd reliablo
remedy in tho house for BO&ldS nnd burns, n.-j
nootdents are liable to ooour at any time without warning) Griffiths' Menthol Liniment
stopeXhe bardIqs sensation InslaoUy and producer-that riO'ithinn nnd cooling HonsaUon, a
virtue poMOasod only hy this remedy. No home
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LAST CALL OF TH E
ARGA1N
We arc leaving- our present premises on May 1st and the balance of the Stock left at that date we are Moving to Ontario consequently everybody buying from us can depend on getting Big Bargains, for
the less goods we have on hand the less freight money we will have to pay out.
The stock consists of
Dry Goods, Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Hats,
Caps, Boots and Shoes
This is an opportunity to purchase goods at less than   Eastern   Prices.    Come
and see for yourselves.
A. FERLAND.
My Residence and 2 Lots on Carbonate Street is For Sale at a Bargain.
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We   can   make    your   work
agreeable   as   well    as    you
comfortable by
Fitting Your Eyes With
Proper Glasses
Patenaude Bros.
OPTICIANS.
Baker St. Nelson, B. C.
funeral until tlits,        i in: ���. i mi,-
ONLY lll'Alt-.i: IN CITV
H.&M.BIRD
Real Estate, Fire and Lite Insurant!
Money to Loan.
FOR SALE OR RENT
Three Cottn-* s across the lake
opposite Nelson lull particulars on
application.
Houses for rert and sale in all
parts ol the City'
Oevtii.c.tte of Improvements
Allen Mineral Claim situate in tbe
Nel sou Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located���On the divide be-
tween Sheep and Lost Cheeks, 10 miles
fron Salmon Siding.
TAKE NOTICE lhat I, N. F. Towns-
end, acting ns agent fur J. W. Thompson. Free Miner's CertificateNo.B42097.
intend sixty days from the date hereof
to apply to the Mining Recorder fur a
ceriilicute of imprtvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the
above claim.
Aud further tako notice tbat action
under section 117, must he commenced
before the issuance of such certilicate of
improvements.
Dated tbis 2nd day of Novemlier,  A
D., I0U1 N. F. TOWNSEND.
NOTICE   TO   DELINQUENT  CO-OWMRS
To A. H. Fischer or to any
person or perscms to whom he may
have transferred his interest in the Manila and Silver Queen Mineral Claims,
situated al the bead of Midge Creek,
Kuskniuiok Mining District,West Kootenay.
Yon and eacb of yon are hereby notified that I have expended one hundred
aud thirty-three dollars in labor and
improvements upon tbe above mentioned mineral claims in order to hold
said mineral claims under the provisions of tlie Mineral Act, and if within
ninety days of the dale of this notice
you fnil or refuse to contribute yonr portion of suoh expenditure together with
all costs of advertising, /oar interest in
said claims will become tbe property of
the subscriber under section ' of an Aot
entitled "An Act to Amend tne Mineral
Act, 1000.
J. P. CLUBB.
Dated this 10th day of February, IV
LODGE MEETINGg.
A
NKLSON LODGE    No. 23, A. F. &
M. nicote second Wodncsdny in
month,   Visiting brothern welcome
I. O. O. P. Kootonay Lo;1ko
No. Ill, meets ovory Monday night,
at   their Hull,  Kooten:\y titreot
Sojourning Odd Follows cordlitity invited.
VV. II. Smith, N. G.; G. F. Motion. V. 11.; A
'.oughurst. uoc. Boo,
Nolson Iloyal Arch Clinpter No. 128, G. It, 0,
Meots third Wednesday. ��ojourning oompan
ions invited. George Johnstono, '/,. T. J.
Sims,   S. tt.
Aimcols in K. of K hall, Oddfellow' blue'
IsoveryTuesduy evening at 8 o'clock.
*/All visiting knighui cordially  Invito
Wm. Ibvink, O.C,
Hugh BTEVKNS, l_. ot It. and B,
Nelson Knoa piuont No. 7. Meets every 2nd
and 4th Friday of oach month, in Odd Fellow*
Hall, comer IBakor and Kootonay street*.
Nelson. A. H. Clements, C. P.; 1). McArihu.-
R. S.  Visiting brothors always wetnnmfti
NKLSON L. O. L. No. IBM uioete in Km-
ternity Hall on first nnd third Friday eveaingfl
of each month at 8 o'clook. Visiting monitor
oordially Invited. VV. W. Bradley, W.K.
A, Minty, R. 8.
NKLSON AKRIK No. 21, P. O. K., uiuola
evory socond and fourth Wednesdays of each
m onth. Visiting membora cordially invlti
Charles Prosser, Secretary.
SKoolenay Tent No. 7, K. O. T. M��� hold lliuir
regular meetings 2nd and 4th Thursday of each
u.onth. Visit-.i.g brethren cordially invited 10
attend. G.A. Brown  H. K.; Dr. Hose, Coin-
NJiLSON'S QUEEN NO. 2)1
SONS OF KNGLAND, meoU
1st aud 3rd Wednesday evenings of
eaoh mouth at Fiateruiiy nail
corner of Baker and Kootenay
streets. Visiting brethern cordially Invited.
Kijwakd MAOI.KOD. Socrotary.
Nelson Court Star of Kootenay, A. O. F
Moots 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in every
Month. Visiting brethren wolcomo. *** Mao
Mllllan, C. 1'.; Hoi-bert Moliood. Hoc
Certificates of Improvements
NOTICE
King Alfred and King Solomon
Minerul Claims, sitnate in thc Nelson
Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where located���On Iron Mountain,
nbout fi mil"B from the mouth of the
South Fork of the Salmon liiver.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Francis Cf.
O'Reilly, of Nelson, B. C, as ngent for
F. W. Lewis, of Indianapolis Ind.,
V. S. A,: Free Mncr's Certilicate
No. 2510, intend, sixty days from ihe
date hereof, to imply to the Mining Kecorder for certificates of improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining Crown
Grants of tbe above claims.
Aud further take notice that nction,
ifder Bf ction 87, must be commenced
before thc issuance of such certificates of
improvements.
Dated this loth diy of November,
11X11.
FRANCIS J.  O'REILLY*.
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE.
Armour Plate Mineral Claims situate
in the Nelson Mining Division of
West Kootenay District.
Where located: Ou Mineral Mountain,
near Erie, B. (J.
Take notice that I, J.D. Atidersor.P.
rj.S.i of Trail, B.C., ngent foi R. Dnlby
Morkill, Es(|.,Free Miner's Certilicate
No. B. 501IU, intend, sixty days from
the date hereof, bo apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grunt of the above claim.
Aud further tnke notice that action
under section 37, must he oommenced
before .the issnanoe of such OertiHoate
of Improvements.
Dated this 25th day of March, A. D.,
1802. J, D. ANDEKBON.
Certificate of Improvements
notice:
Oatherire Mineral Olaim, sitnate in
tbe Nelson Mining Division of West
Kootenny District.
Whern located���One mile east of N.
& F. S. Railway, adjoining the Bob'n
Hood miueral elr,im.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Francia J.
O'Reilly, agent ior R, R. Hedley, Free
Miner's Certificate No. B50378, the Dun-
Duucan Mines, Limited, (Foreign)
Free Miner's Certificate No. B50141I
intend, sixty days from tbe
date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate of improvements,
for tbe pnrpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above olaim.
And further take notice thnt action,
under section 37, must be oommenoed
befoie the issuance of Bnch cetiittcate of
Improvements,
Dated this 12th day of Febrnnry, A.
D.. 1902.
COURT KOOTKNAY, I. O. F��� No. 31.1k.
Meetings 1th Thursday of month. Fraternal
hall. J A Irving O R.   P. K. FlBming. lt.
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE.
Drum Lommon Mineral Claim, sitnate iu the Kelson Miniug Division of
West Kootenay District.
Where looated : On Craig Mountain,
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson,
P. L. S., of Trail, B. O., agent for
P. Bnros, Free Miriei's Ceitili-
eute No. Bii05''2, intend, sixty
duys from the dnte hereof, to apply
to the Mining Recorder for a Oei-
tiflciite of Improvements, for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crowu Grant of the
above claim.
Aud further take notioe that action,
under section 37, must be commenced'
before the issuance of Buch Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 14th day of March
A  D. 1��02. I. O. ANDERSON
NOTICE
The Waverley Hotel
J, N. DAVIDSON, Prop.
Rates 1(1.00 to $1.50 per day. First
class Meals, 25c. Next door to Opera
Hours. V. 0. Hox 310. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelson,
TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS
To SILAS H CUO.'S, or to any person or persons to whom be may bave
transferred Ins interest in the  Harvy
Joy Mineral Claim, situate on Morning Mountain) about 1 1-2 miles westerly fiom the Silver King Miue, In
the Nelsou Mining Divisiou  of West
Kootenay Distriot, B. C.
YOU or auy of you are hereby notified that I huve expended oue hundred
and two dollars and fifty cents iu labor and improvements upon the above
mineral claim, under tbe provision m
the Miueral Act, und if within ninety
duys from the date of  tbis notice yuil
fail or r.fnse to contribute your proportion of such expenditure  together
wnh nil costs of advertising, your interest in said claim will  become the
property of the subscriber  under section i of an Act eutitled An Act  to
Amend the Miueral Aot 1000,
Daled this 14tb day of March. I9W,
J. R. CRANSTON.
JOHN McUTOHIB
Dominion and
Provincial**-?"*
Land Surveyor.
0o, nelson b c

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