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Daily Edition No. 1299
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Tuesday,   March 25, 1902
Eleventh   Year
MacKenzle and Mann to Parallel the   Nanaimo
Members of Opposition Are
Reported Ready to
Victoria, March 24,���The opposition
onucussed on tho Renistribution bill
this morning. It is understood it was
considered lairly satisfactory although
the representation was held to be too
Mayor Hayward has received a
reply to a letter to Andrew Carnegie
in which he ofters to give (50,000 to a
public library here provided the eity
provides $5,000 yearly for maintenance.
In the house this aiternoon Hon. W.
C. Wells said that fresn arrangements
bad been made with MacKenzle and
Mann wheroby they got an independent charter to build from Victoria
instead of buying the B. and N., the
contract to he ready, he said, for
presentation to the house tomorrow.
Nearly all afternoon was spent in
debating redistribution The opposition admit the measure is generally
fair although claiming that it gives
undue represen taton east of the Cascades, and attacking as n gerrymander
the ridings of Albetni and Uevelstoko.
Hon. Jos, Martin pronounces it an
admirable bill.
Victoria, March 21.���Very littlo opposition waB shown in the legislature
this afternoon to the redistribution
bill whioh increased the membership
in the local bouse to 42 mombers. lint
the opposition promised to introduco
some amendments in committee.
There is a report in well informed
circles that several members of the
opposition have decided to join the
government forces in the house
It was announced in the legislature
today that Mr. Waddell.tbo bridge engineer, of Kansas, wbo supplied the
plans for the bridge aerosB the Fraser
river at New Westminster, was on his
way to Victoria,to award tho contraot
for the substructure. It is estimated
that the whole bridge will cost
It is stated that in view of the fact
that the American shareholders in the
E. and N. railway will not agree to
sell the road without the big land
grant which is owned by the company. MacEenzie and Mann, who
were negotiating for the purchase of
the road to form the island section of
the Canada Northern, hive decided to
build an independent line between
Victoria and Nanaimo. They will,
however, take over the charter for the
railway from the Northern terminus
of the E. and N. rail way to the north
end of the island The contract between the provincial government and
the firm for the building of the
Canada Northern through British
Columbia has been about settled. As
soon as it is ratified MacKenzie and
Mann will commence building from
the coast to connect with the line
coming west, which is now built to
Prince Albert. It is also expected
tbat the government will shortly
make an announcement in oonnection
with the construction of tho Victoria,
Vancouver and Eastern railway which
is to run from tbe coast to the
Boundary district of British Columbia
and ultimately to Rossland.
Whon ho took charge there had been
an inelino shaft following the vein
sunk for 45 feet. At the depth of 25
feet the stringers of ore wbich composed the surface showing, united into
a more compact vein. This hue been
followed to the depth of 45 feet and
then tin shaft was made a vertical
one and had beeu continued 34 feet
further. Mr. Roberts' flrst work was
to drive a tunnel to catch this ore at
ceptb, which he did. After driving
the tuonel 198 feet he oame into 14
foet of concentrating ore,then the tunnel passed through three feet of solid
shipping ore and continuing there
was 14 fuet of ooncentrating ore on
the other side, making in all a vein
of 31 feet.
An uprise following the vein was
then started and after being carried
103 feet came through to the incline
above thus showing a proven vein ot
solid ore tlree feet in width aud 12li
feet in depth, besides a body of concentrating ore 28 feet wide and of the
sumo depth. The tunnel was ctn-
tinued for exploratory purposes 25
feet further making a total of 250 feet
in all.
The second work undertaken was to
catch the vein on the Blue Joe claim
which adjoins the Continental and
belongs to the company. It was down
a ravine 3,000 feet distant that the
tunnel was commenced, and after
belug run for 200 feet it encountered
the vein at a depth of 750 feet where
it is of practically the same size and
of the same quality as above,the three
feet of solid ore continuing. This ore
carried a value of $C0 to the ton and
already six car loads has been shipped
and 200 tons more is on the dump.
The company is now conslderng the
advisability of building an aerial
tramway for four miles and from that
to the Koolenay river, a distance of
14 miles,an electric railway, for which
water power can be procured to gener
ate the electricity, and the erection ol
a concentrator, Mr. Roberts expects
that these steps will be decided in the
affirmative. With the excellent price
obtained for lead in the United States
the ore vieids good profits and with
the immense budies in tbe mine the
propsrty is now demonstrated to be
one of first magnitude.
Boer Leaders   Expected to
Submit Proposals for
Now Shows Three Feet  of  Solid  Ore
and 28 Feet of Concentrating.
Capt. W. Roberts, who lias been at
tho Continental mine, Idaho,as superintendent, returned on Saturday night
to spend a few days at home awaiting
further instructions from tbe head
office of the eompay owning the mine,
a general meeting of which was being
held yesterday.
It was on the report of Mr. Roberti
that his friends in Duluth invested in
the property and the development done
under his superinteudency demonstrates the accuracy of Mb estimate of
its value. The Continental is, he
says, now the biggest silver-lead mine
that he has seen outside of Leadville
SirtusB Hope of Seattle is Going to
Make the Attempt,
Victoria, March 24.���Capt. J. Q.
Cox, British Columbia's agent for
Lloyds, Loudon, has closed a contract
wUh Sirtuss Hope, of Seattle, for the
raising of the steamer Islander and
the bringing of her to Victoria or
some other Canadian port.
The Islander.it will be remenbered,
was lost at the entrance to Lynn
canal, on tbe night of August 16 of
last year.
Whether any of her boilers exploded
is problematical. Treasure that hns
been variously estimated at from
$150,000 to 8275,000 wont down with
the steamer and so far no attempt has
been made to recover any of it.
Where tbe steamer sank theie is a
depth of water of upwardb of 40
fathoms. According to the agreement
with Capt. Cox, Sirtuss Hope agrees
to start work within Go days, and is to
receive 75 per cant of the value of the
hull when raised and will also have
a claim for salvage and get the gold.
The Islander lies at a depth of water
where divers using the diving gear
cannot work.
The steamer has a registered tonnage of 480 tons. Her original cost
was upwards of $200,000,so that as she
lies witb treasure and all on board
she represents a loss of nearly half a
million. Since tho vessel sank very
little wreckage of a substantial
character has come to tbo surface.
J. M. Harris, president and general
manager of the Recc Mining Co., is
in the city from Sandon. He reports
that Sandon is much pleased over the
prospect of the erection of a Vuban
smelter by Mr. Ryan and associates,
as it will enable the miners to market
ore ot a low grade, which hitherto
they were compelled to leave on thc
dumps. The concentrator which the
Payne is building is about completed
and should soon be ready for operation. The electric drills which were
installed in the Payne several months
since are giving good satisfaction.
The Payne, he says, is developing in
fhEi olass shape and the general outlook in the Slocan is promising.
London, March 24.���Lead ��11 7s, Od.
New   York,    March 24.���Close���Bai
silver 53 7-8 e; Mexican dollars 48 1-4.
J Copper    dull,   Lead  quiet.
Dewet. Botha  and  Schalk-
burger Allowed to Hold
London, March 25.���The Daily
Chronicle tllis morning asserts that an
armistice bas been arranged pending
tiie duration of Schalkburger mission
to General Dewet and that offensive
operations against Dewet aud Botha
will be suspended, also tbat these two
generals have agreed honorably to
observe the armistice aud to refrain
from'operations until the return of
the envoys to the Boer lines.
It is believed, continues the Daily
Chronicle, that the envoys, after acquainting Botna with tne result of
their mission, will again conler with
Lord Kitchener although no second
conference with Lord Kitchener has
been arranged.
In a despatch from Pretoria made
public tonight, Lord Kitchener gives
the usual woekly report of oaptures
but does not mention the Schalk-
burger incident.
Boer    European   Committee  Said   to
Have Advised   Settlement.
Amsterdam, March 24.���It is believed in Boer circles here that tho move
of acting President Schalkburger is
the result of a communication fiom
the Boer representatives in Europe. A
former member of the Transvaal government said tonight: After thu exchange ot the Dutch-English notes, a
conference was called for February.
This conference was attended by Mr.
Kruger, Dr. Leyds and the delegates,
and it was decided to send six emissaries to South Afrioa by different
routes, with despatches for Steyn and
Sohalaburger, giving them a detailed
account of thu situation. One of these
agents ought to have arrived about
this time. Documents lately received
from Schalkburger indicated that peace
terms had been reoently discussed by
the leaders In South Africa but the
leaders declared they could not accept
anything less than the terms demanded at Middleburg. by General
Botha, on February 28, 1001, and
especially the point of complete amnesty for rebels, because the greater
part of the commands actually in arms
are composed of Cape insurgents.
The fact that the Boers iu the field
are inclined to compromise their de-
mauds for absolute independence,
continued the speaker, seems tr be
indicated by the plan Schalkburger
has outlined for the government of
industrial centres. This consists of a
Uritish board of administration to
proportionate Boer representation.
Fiom   R.   II.   Williams giving   an
account   of   tho   accident   whereby   a
I team of horses belonging to   the   Nel-
I son Transfer oompany full oil the city
wharf and weie killed, and a cab considerably injured and   other   property
damaged, and asking 8500,    the   ucui-
R.   H.   WllllamS   GlalmS   $500  dent   having   been   cause!     through
there not being any railing along the
for Horses Which Were
Chief Recommends Extensive
Additions tc Fire Department.
Suit Arising From   the Merger  of tbe
Telephone Companies.
Oeorgina L.Davey, of Victoria,who
onus $20,000 shores of paid up stock in
the Columbia Telephone and Telegraph Co., which has been merged in
the Veinon and Nelson Telephone
Company,has commeced action against
tho Royal Bank of Canada, The
Columbia Telephone and Telegraph
company, tho Vornon and Nelson
Telephone company, G. C. Hoge,
Nelsou, H. 0. Hannington, Grand
Corks; II. G. S. Heisterman and R.
K. Houlgate, of Vancouver; G. A.
Bould and G. R. McKay. The names
are those of the directors of the
Columbia Telephone and Telegraph
company. The compainant alleges
tnat the Royal Bank of Canada, which
hold a large claim againBt the company and the directors of the Bald
company wrongfully conspired with
the Vernon   and   Nelsou   coirpany   to
cquire the assots of the Columbia
Telephone and Telegraph company,
to destroy its oxohanges, dismantle
the polos and plant and thus render
the stock valueless. She further
alleges that she has wrongfully been
refused inspection of the minutes of
the company and tbe registration of
her shares.
At the meeting of tho city council
last ovening only four members were
present, the fortnightly meetiug having been evidently too hard to remember. Those present were Aid. Irving,
Selous, Drew and Morrison. After
waiting half an hour for the other
members of the council to put ia an
appearance, Aid.Selous was appointed
to the chair.
After the reading of the minutes of
tho previous mouting the tunders for
the supply of drugs for the city were
read. Three had been received but
after reading a few of the prices
quoted it was decided that it would
be hetter to refer the matter to the
medical health officer to report on,
which wus accordingly done on tho
motion of Aid. Irving aud Morrison.
E. A. Crease and Kied Irvine then
appeared before the council on behalf
of the public library to ask for the
usual city grant. Aid Morrison asked
if it was contemplated joining the
library with tbo Y.M.C.A.
Mr. Crease said that at a meeting
of the library it had been deoided that
this should not be done, the library
to be kept as a separate institution.
During the year 3,840 volumes had
been issued and 23,005 visitors had
been to the reading room.
' Aid. Irving thought it would be a
good idea to have the council represented on tbe board. The mayor was
an cx-ollicio member, but be thought
it would be a good idea to have a
couple of aldeimon also on the board:
This tho delegates staled would be
agreeable to the board.
Aid. Morrison moved, seconded by
Aid. Irving, that $250 be paid to tbe
library board forthwith, ana $'!50 six
months later, being the amount of the
grant last year.
The repoit of the finance committee
was read recommending Hie payment
of the usual accounts,and also making
a number of recommendations. The
recommedations were taken clause by
clause. The first was that $500 be
paid to the Nelson Boat club towards
holding the regatta in July. Aid.
Morrison suggosted that the names
of Aid. Selous and A. H. Buchanan he
added, as those to wnom tbe money
would be paid to represent.the city in
tbe matter, this was done and the
clause passed. Clause 2. That tenders
be called for the buiial of pemons to
bo but ied at the expense of the oity.
Clause 8, That a temporary bylaw for
levying a road tax be prepared.
Clause 4. That thc license of the Nolson Opera House bo reduced to $100.
The report was then received and
The following communications were
read; From W. S. Gore, deputy commissioner of lands and works, stating
that ho had received the letter oi the
city coucil asking for tho setting of
an early date to hoar the claim of the
city for the piecu of land beside
Kootenay river for a power station,
and Btating that as soon as the stress
of legislative business would permit
that he would set a date.
From J. Munroe, stating that he
would be unable to accept tho
position of city foieman.    Filed.
From F. V!. Swannell announcing
that Aldermen Drew and Scanlan had
been unanimously elected members oi
the hospital board.   Filed.
From II. Johnson and J. Green,
applying for tho position of caretaker
to the new city hall.    Filed,
From the property owners on
Hendryx Btreet, lu tho locality affected, asking for a side walk on the west
side of Hendryx stroet between Mill
and Latimer streets. Referred to
board of works. From the residents
on tbe west end of Victoria street,
asking for electrio light service. This
had already been attended to but
petition was referred to the board of
From the property owners on Willow street, asking that the roadway
to be graded between Watet and Front
streets.      Referred to board of works
side of the wharf. Mr. Williams wliu
was present said that this was the
eoventh team of horses to Tall from
that whart In the past four years and
that at any time loss of human life
might occur. The wharf should be
either put in proper shapa or else
teams should not be allowed on it.
He suggested that posts four nnd one-
half feet high, of iron, with chiiius
connecting them would meet the
The matter of thu claim was referred to the oity solicitor to determine the city's liability and the question of putting a chain around the
wharf wbb referrud to tne board of
The report of thu chief of the flru
department for the year 1001 was read.
It was a voluminous document setting
forth among othor things a number of
arguments as to why a paid fire department should be maintained in the
city in preference to the part volunteer or oall system now in use here.
It called attention to the style of
buildings in the city and tlie necessity
of good appliancos. In the past serious fires had only been averted Improper treatment. Puople should
always send in alarms even fcr tiivial
fires and not try to extinguish them-
without appliances, as by this
means most fires get great headway.
He reoommened : That the paid force
be increased to eight men. That an
electric fire alarm system be put in,
a four inch stand pipe be placed in
eaoh of tho schools from cellar to
ceiling; erection of a flrehall in the
business quarters and another itation
in the upper part of the city. That a
team of horses bo purchased to be
used with the hook aud ladder   truck
The report was referred to the fire,
water and light committee.
Aid. Irving introduced a bylaw lor
authorizing the raising of a temporary loan for cuirent expenses,
which was read the first and second
times. The council then adjourned
until March 31.
Negotiations on for Another
Contingent.   Hughes'
Pays Regular Dividend.���Athlete Jim Quirk Murdered.
Toronto, Marcli 21.���An Evening
Qloba Ottawa special says: Messages
have been passing between thu British
und Canadian authorities wilh reference to sending another detachment to
South Africa on tiie same terins as thu
Second Mounted rillcs. It is considered quito likely that another regiment will go to thu front even though
rumors approaching peace may be
well founded.
The Evening Tomogram's Ottawa
special says: Lieut.���Col. Hughes bus
repeated his offer to recruit 2,.",00
Canadians foi service in South Africa,
and to tako command of tbem if he
will be made not responsible to any
llritish officer except Lord Kitchener
and lien. French.
John Baker, a farmer, residing on
tho western road is in a dying condition. While driving home on Saturday ovening a man jumped out of the
bush, climbed into t_e wngon and
knocked him sonsoless with a blow on
the hoad. Rjbbery was the supposed
The Ontario Rifle association wbich
controlled the admission to the exhibition grounds when the Prince of
Wales reviewed thu troops, made a
profit of $5,300.
A French Creditor   Wants   Immediate
Judgment For $375,000.
Albany, N.Y., March 24.���A motion
was made today before the Court of
Appeals to placo on the calendar and
advance the appeal in the case of
Anton J. Dittmade, against Boni,
Count de Catellane, Anna Gould,
Countess de Costellane, defendants,
and George J. Gould, Edwiu Gould,
Howard Gould and Helen Gould, as
trustees under the last will and testament of Jay Gould. Tho applicant
was represented by formor Attorney-
General S. W. Rosondale,representing
the firm of Guggonbeiraer, Untormeyer
and Marhall, and tho repondentB by
Loreno Semplo.
Tho plaintiff has sued Count and
Countess de Castellane foi $375,000
being a creditor who did not enter
into the litigation in the United
States Supreme court under which il
was decided that cluiniB aggregating
nearly 82,000,000 and due to 107
creditors should be paid on pro rata
basis in order that the surplus income
left the" countess by her father might
bo preserveJ aud tho securing of references by any other creditor prevented.
The plaintiff began an action individually in the State courts to secure
thc untirc amount of his claim at
The Famous Athlete Found Dead in
His Hotel Yard ut Brantford.
Brantford, March 21.���Tbo body of
James Quirk, the well known athlete
and proprietor of tbo Commercial
hotel, was found at midnight last
night in the hotel stables at the foot
a ladder leading to a loft. The appearance of the body suggested that
Quirk had boen attacked by somo
person and hit on thu head several
times with a blunt instrument. Tho
gflte leading to tbe street was found
unbolted. Tho police are investigating. Quirk was sitting in his offico
about midnight when it is supposed
he beard a uoise among some game
chickens he had left in the loft of tho
stable. He went out to see what was
the matter when he was assailed by
tho concealed murderer. Eddie Kennedy, the bell boy, hes>rd a loud cry
and then moaning in tho stable. He
went downstairs and calling assistance Quirk was discovered.
Burglar Confessed Tying Handkerchief
on Murderer's Hand,
Baraboo, Wis., Marcn 24.���Jacob
Steinman, wbo was taken to Waupiim
on Saturday under arrest on a charge
of burglary, told Sheriff Stackhonse
that nc was an anarchist, was presunt
at the lodge meeting when Czolgosz
was selected to assasinate President
McKinley, and tied tbe handkerchief
over the hand of Czolgosz just hefoie
tho murder. He further stated that a
well known woman was one of the
principal instigators of the crime.
| Detroit, March 24.���Word was ro-
coived here today that .1. II. Halm,
director of the Detroit Conservatory of
Music, and a musician widely known
throughout tbo country, was drowned
this morning at Ingleside, County
Home, at Cary lake,near Constantino.
Preference Shareholders Oct Tlieir
Money on April 7.
Montreal, March 21.���The directors
oi the Dominion Iron and Steel Co.,
besides declaring 3 ]-'! pur cent, half-
yearly dividend upon preference stock
payable on April 7 to tbe stockholders, of record on March 27, fixed
May 1 as tbe dato of a meuting of
shareholders to ratify the proposed
810,000,000 increase in capital, providing the Lieut.-Governor of N< va
Scotia has given assent to tbe legislation passed by that date.
Newfoundland Seai-on Expected to lie
as Bad as 1803.
St. Johns. Nfld., March 21.���Thc
gloomy outlook of the seal fisheries Is
confirmed by fuller reports, Thu
scattered condition of the ico Hoes and
the soft and foggy weather operate
against the efforts of tho sealers to
secure good catches. It is feared that
the present season will be like that of
1S03, when only 12k,000 seals wore
taken. This number amounts to about
one-third of the usual catch.
The colonial treasurer will present
the budget to tho legislature
Philadelphia, March 24.���"Tim"
Callahan, of this city, had slightly tho
better of the six-round go with
"Joe" Bernstein, of New York, at
the Washington Sporting club to��
night.    They put up a fast bout.
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The Amalgamated Copper Co. it
seems, has not yet absorbed all of the
smaller concerns that it de-sires to.and
is still endeavoring; to keep down the
price of copper until V can accompish
its endB. It is still negotiating for
some large copper interests in Montana and when these deals bave been
closed it will probably throw itself
on tho side of those who aie trying to
maintain the price of copper, andthat
metal should then advance from be
tween 12 and VI cents to 14 or perhaps
a cent over tbat figure. It is not
believed that the metal can be lung
maintained the old price of 17 cents,
unless there is a marked cut in tbe
production. Some of the larger producers have lessened tbeir output
considerably, ��nd if this is kopt up the
surplus stocks should soon be consumed. With copper at 14 cents there
would be a fair margin of profit for
the copper-gold mines of this province
and they could pay dividends. It is
hoped, therefore, that the Amalga,
iu ated oompany may soon be able to
close its negotitions so that copper
may tise and incieased profits come to
our mines.
The cicrular of James Lewis and
Sons, of Liverpool, of March 3rd has
the following to say of the situation;
No ^definite   agreement    appears to
have been arranged between   the leading European   and   American   Copper
Ilining  companies,   as a result of the
recent visit to New York   of  directors
of  one   of   the former.    The   preseut
position we understand to be   that the
chief   American   producers   have   expressed a willigness to co-operate with
other   large   producers to obviate  an
excess   of   production   over consumption, as soon as it suits them to do so.
Meanwhile     it     is   stated   that   the
Calumet company have voluntarily reduced their output ten per oent.;  that
the   United   Verde   mine of   Arizona
(whose production In 1900 was   20,0011
ions of 2,GOO lbs.) have reduced to tbe
extent  of   one-third;   and   that other
leading   companies  ot   Arizona    are
ready,    as far as possible,   to assist to
maintain values at a reasonable   level
by a limitation oi their output. Negotiations are said to be pending for the
acquisition by tbo Amalgamated Copper compnny uf  additional   important
mines in Montana.   That tho company
most   largely   interested  in   the production of copper   should permanently
throw   difficulties   in    the way of en-
htinciug tbe value of this metal would
be a hti'iiii;re anomaly.
Consumption iu Kngland continues
exceptionally large, the deliveries to
consumers during the past two months
being B9.401 tons, against 18,128 tons
for the same period 'ast your.
Ueimauy hns lately bought very
freely,   and   thc   consumption of that
country this yeai promises to considerably exceed thai ol last, though for
the month (if January it appears
small in consequence of tlie small receipts of American copper, the chief
part of tbe increased shipments from
the United States having oome to England. Sales in the Unite I States for
January are reported to be quite equal
to those of a yonr ago, while contracts
made in February are 85 per cent,
greater than in February, 1901. A
large portion of the surplus toek held
in the United States at tbe cud of i��01
has already been transferred to
Europe, causing an increase in the
English and French publio stocks
since the 1st of January ot 3,247 tons.
Shipments for tbe past month are
advised as 111,882 tons making 20,903
tons since tbe 1st of January, against
18,40(1 tons for tbe first two morths of
last vear.
Montreal, for the purpose ol adopting
bylaws and electing officers for the
current year. The, objects of the
society, as tne name indicates, are to
protect the fish and game of the
Kootenays from indiscriminate
destruction, and to assist the officers
of the law in prosecuting those who
hunt and fish during the prohinited
Beason, besides it will endeavor to
have the bounties raised so that
wolveB and coyotes which prey on
deer and elk, eto., may be destroyed.
The country abounds iu game, but if
pot and pelt hunters are allowed to
destroy in soason and out of season,
It would soon be decimated. Protect
the game by assisting in every legitimate way the officers of the law and
there will be excellent sport for the
hunter and fishermen for many years
to come. There are many residents of
Nelson who are in full accord with
the objects of the society and they
should mnko It their business to
attend the meeting tllis evening and
so lond their influence tu a good
uovement which everyone conversant
with the situation knows will havo a
beneficial effect. If tourists are to be
encouraged to come here the game
must be protected by all possible
A meeting of the Fish and Game
Protective ansoclation will te held
this evening upstairs ln the  Bank   of
King Edward purpoBes signalizing
his coronation by giving a dinner to
half a million of the very poor of
London. The undertaking is a large
one and 28 of the metropolitan mayois
have been invited to assist in carrying it out. Five years ago on the
occasion of theXQueen's jubilee,'"ithe
present Queen, who was then Princess
of Wales, was instrumental in carrying to a successful issue the giving of
dinners to 310,000 persons. Sir
Thomas Lipton headed the subscription list at that time with ��25,000.
Tbe dinner on tbat occasion was
given in 50 districts. King Edward's
idea is that the poor shall feel that
they participate in the festivities incident to the coronation as well as the
The Mining and Engineering Journal bas the following to say of the
iron deposits near Kitchener; The
Kitchener ore, so far as developed, is
a high grade bessemer ore so situated
that it can be smelted on tbe spot or
transported without very great cost or
difficulty to furnaces in the coast
region of British Columbia, or to the
vicinity of the coal mines and coke
ovens of the Crow's Nest Pass country.
One of the latter alternatives seems
the more probable, if tbe analogy of
all modern practice is to hold good;
since it is the almost universal custom at present to carry the ore to the
fuel rather than the fuel the ore.
The important point is that when the
time comes tn build np an iron industry to Bupply the Pacific ooast and
the export trade to the east���which
may not be far distant���the raw
material will not be lacking and it
seems reasonably certain that it will
be among the best of its  kind.
One of the greatest legal battcs ever
fought for trades unions is now being
waged in Great Britain. Some time
since the House of Lords decided that
labor organizations are financially
responsible for tbe acts of officers and
members. The Amalgamated Society
of Railway Servants bas been Bued jor
8122,130 damages, which are said to
have beon inflicted on the company as
result of the Taff Vale railway strike
of last year. The suit of the Centre
Star and the War Eagle Mining oom
panics against the Western Federation
ol Miners, the Rossland Miners'
union,' Carpenters' union and other
unions aud members of unions for
damages and to enjoin tho unions and
their members from certain acts,which
was begun some time since was
founded on tbo decision of the Honse
of Lords that onions could be sued.
Tbe outcome of these suits will be
watched with deep intorest.
The Tourist association inaugurated
in Nolson is a move in the right di-
ruction, E��ys the Ymir Mirror. Tourists, as a rulu, are people in search ot
pleasure, and aro preared to pay for
the luxury. Thej are ever looking
for something new snd attractive, and
all that is needed to make tbe Kootenays popular with this class of people
is that its attractions be made known.
To accomplish this end requires
considerable tact. It is alsc essential
to success that petty jealousies be
buried, and tbat no particular distriot
shall have the boom. However, when
once we get the tourist patronage, we
can easily cater to it. We have in the
Kootenays the grandest scenery In
the world���a region of magnificent
distances, possessing that particular
charm that the man who has sported
with the rod or gnn in other well-
known quarters, has his experience
put to a new test in the Kootenays.
Insteaa of landing a two-pound trout,
as he has beeu accustomed to In other
waters, he will here havo his piscatorial skill taxed In manipulating a
five-pounder. Had Walton, iu his
day, known of the Kootenays, he
would bave immortalized its waters.
Does the  rifleman want a shot?   We
We wish to call your attention to our immense
stock of
Spring and Summer Staple Goods
and Novelties
In making our selections this season we have endeavored to choose a stock which will please the most delicate
tastes. You will find the finest assortment of both Imported and Domestic goods in the country. New goods
arriving daily.
Hudson's Bay Co.
have here game galore���great and
small. Does the tourist want change
of scenery'.' llritish Columbia���and
more especially the Kootenays���
provides lt. All this country wants
to make it a tourist rendezvous is lhat
Its attractions be made known. Every
hotel in the province should have its
wulls decorated with views of the
vicinity in wbich it lives, thrives and
has its being and an effoit should be
made to havo an illustrated magazine
published, say once a month, and
liberally circulated. We wish tbe
Tourist Association every success, and
will willingly'givo it all the aid in
our power.
' The tonsorial establishment of J. H.
Mathesun and the basement shop of
McMahon aud Gardner have consolidated aud are now doing businesB
next door to the Bodega saloon, where
tbey will be pleased to meet old and
now customers.
Our New Stock is now open,
a tut
The Prices Will Suit the
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
A shipment; just 'arrived and we
can now offer ynu n oholce selection   of   everything    known   us
Watches,     Clocks,    Jewels,
Souvenir floods, Etc.
We can plenso you in choosing it
a Wedding Present,
Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty
Estate of A. II. Gray, Deceased.
Tako Notice that probate of the will
of the late Alexander H Ih ir Gray has
been granted to Ed card Albert Crease,
sole executor. Creditors bio required
to send particulars of their claims
duly verified to the undersigned on or
beforo the 15th April, 1909. After that
date the executor will proceed to dis-
tribute tbe estate having regard only
to thoso claims of which he shall then
have received notice.
Dated 18th March, 11)02.
17 Fort Street, Victoria, B. C, Solicitors foi the Executor.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, Sash Doors,
Inside Finish,
Ooast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NKLSON
and LABI >0.
Lawrence Hardware Go.
The Fishing season is now open and we invite our friends an il  patrons to
inspect our large aud complete stock of
Rods, Heels, Casts, Flies, Fly Books, Lines, Fishing Baskets, Trolling Spoons
Guns and Ammunition
���XbelRosadSank of Canaba
t'milliill Authorized,
Incorporated 1869.
Ha,ooo,00U.O0 I Capital Paid-up,
Bent,       ���       .    .
���      llW.nofl.ooo.oi)
���       .   Wl.HMI.MMi.lu,
Hoard of Mreetors     rhomas K. Kenny,  President 1   Thomas Hltchle,  Vioe-President,
���'Wllov .Smith, H.G. Ituulil, Hon. David MaoKeen.
���lead Oflice. Haliraxi
Ueneral Managor. Kdnon 1��. Pea.su, Montreal.
Suporlntondent of Branches, and Secretary, W. B. Torrance, Mon'rial
Branches t
Nova Scotia-Balllax Branoh, AnUyoni-l-
Brldgewator, Qursboro. Londonderry, Lu -
enburg. Maitland (Hants Ca.l, Plctou, Port
llawkoHbury, Sydney. Shubonacadlc.Truro
New Branswlck ��� Bathnrst, ; Dorchester
Fredoricton,   Hexton (Kent    Co.l,   Mo:ic-
ton. Newcastle, Saokville St, John.Woodstook.
Finest and Best Bar ln th" City.
The best Brands of Liquors
and Cigars.
$1.00 AND $1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH harwood,   -   Proprietor
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Stre�� Nelson. B C
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited,
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always lo
We carry a complete Htock of Coast Flooring
Colling, Insldo Finish, Turnod Work, Saab and
DoorH. Spoclal ordor work will rooelre prompt
attentions   Mall orders solicited.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
Head Offloo���Hondrvx and Vornon Ho.. Nelnon
P. _. Intend���Charlottntown, Summemidc
<|ueb*�����Montreal, (Oity lOttloei, Momrea
West End (Cor. Notro Dame aud 8o1k-
non-ri Stroots); Westmount (Cor. Greone
Avenue and Ht. Catharines Street,
N��'wTonmllniKl - St.. John's.
Cuba. West ladles���Havana.
I mt,.I Muim Now York (Hi Hxohange Plaoe
Republto, Wash.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vanconver,
Vanconver East End, Victoria.
Correspondents t
Canada���Merchants Hank of Canada.   Boston-Natlona   Shawmut Bank.   Chicago-Illinois
Trust and Savings Bank.   San Francisco���Nevada National Bank.   tand  Enn.-Hunk   of
Scotland.   Paris, franco-Credit Lyounnts.   Ilecmnda���Bank of Bormuda.   Cblna and Ja*
pan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   Hpokane���Old National Bank.
Ueneral Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   B��u<rh
and Sold, Letters ol Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on specia
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts,
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
S^z __\_z
B Be Sure and Get the Genuine. 3
| Lawrence Hardware Company 1
B Sole Agents, Nelson, B. C. __\
has been discovered on the
Similkameen   Valley   Coal    Company's
On the 15th instant I will offer for sale the Company's stock at $1.10
PER SHARE, payable $10 monthly per ioo shares, A further advance
will take place on April ist.    Rush in your orders.
Nelson, B. C. Official Broker
Notice is hereby given that I lDtood
to apply at the next silting of the
board of liconse commissioners for the
City of Nelson to be held after the expiration of thirty days from the dato
hereof, for a transfer of the retHil
liquor license now held by me lor the
Hoyal hotel, situate on Stanley street
in tho City of Nelson, on lots 1 and 4,
block 89, subdivision of lot !>!>, group
1, West Kootonay district to 8ol Johns,
of the City of Nelson.
Witness: I). A. McFarland.
Dated this 27th day of February,
Atlanti o S.S. Sailings
From St. John, N. IJ.
Allan Lino PaiiHlan March 211
Allan Lino CorlnLnlan April  5
Beaver Lino Lako Huporlor ti April 11
Boavor Lino Garth Couth? April'Jo
Allan.Lino utoamorB oall .at Halifax two days
From Portland.
Dominion LlneCallfornlan April 12
Dominion Lino Colonial. April '2(1
From Now York
Cnnord Lino Campania March 20
Cunard Line Umbria April ii
Whito Star Lino Teutonic March 2)1
White Star Lino Oceanic April  2
American Lino Philadelphia March 28
American Line Bt Paul April  2
ltotl Wtar Line Merlon March 21)
Hcd Star Lino Haverford April 1U
Continental sailing** of Frenoh, North German Lloyd, H. A. V. and Italian Linen on application.
RATK8���Saloon fareH 942.50, and upwards
Pocond $35 and upward* according to Htoainor
a^d location of borth. Steerage quoted on application. Propaid passages from Kngland and
the continent at lowest rates,
H. L. BROWN,      W. Pi F. CUMMINGP,
City Agt. Nolson.     Gen. Agent, Winnipeg
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter,
Srttoa B. O
Spokane Falls Sl
Northern R'v.
Nelson Sl  Fort
Sheppard RY
Red Mountain R'v.
Between Nelson and Spokane
Nelson to Seattle - 21 hours
Nelson to Vancouver - 26 hours
Nelson to Victoria       -      26 hours
Leave DAT TRAIN Arrive
9:20 a.m Spokane 7:15 p.m
12:26 p.m Rossland 4:30 p.m
10:30 a.m Mountain 5'59 p. ra.
9:40 a.m Nelson 6:45 p.m.
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. St T.A.
Spokane, Wash
Aurent, Nelson, B.
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
Cor. Kootenay a Victoria Sts. Nelson
P. O. Box 145 Telephone 261
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on StralRht Mortgage.
Apply to Q. L.^liBNNOX, Bak*r 6U
Kalian. Nelson   Daily  Minur, Tues ay, March 25,  1902
I   minto news.   |
Samples of ore brought down during thi week from the Union Jajk
are more than up to expectations,
and a decided improvement on an y-
thing yet encountered at the mine,
Bays tho Ymir Minor. No. 1 ledgo
runs about 20 degrees north of east
and west, and is crossed hy No. 2
ledge nearly at right angles. No. 2
tunnel is in about HiO feet, and inside
of another 100 feet thoy expect to tap
No. 1 ledge. Work is being vigorously pushed on the properly, under
the direction of Supt. Cameron.
The third annual meeting of the
Simcoo Mining Co., operating the
Sophie, in the Ilig Horn group, wbb
held io the offices of the company io
Ymir, on Tuesday last. The retiring
officers were ro-elocteu: S.Dcsllrisay,
president and treasurer; J. Trumbold*
Boston, vioe-prosident; R, McRobeits,
secretary The following will constitute the board of directors, S. Des-
Brisay, J. Trombold, R. Mc Roberts,
J. H. Spencer, W. W. Beer, \V.
Edgar, aud T. C. Woods. It wns decided to resume operations as soon as
the season opens, Tho maiu tunnel ia
in about 330 feet, with two shafts of
40 and 25 feet, respectively, and considerable cross-cutting.
William Kidder, a flouring mill
manager of Terre Haute, Ind., and
A. W.^Wright, mining promoter, were
guests at the Phair yesterday. They
are representatives of the Portland
Mining Co., whioh owns four claims
io tho Aspen Grove camp in tho
Similkameen division. About, a year
and a half since Mr. Wright acquired
control of four claims in the camp.
They are high grade claims, and the
ore oarrles small values in gold and
silver, but runs about 10 nei cent in
copper. Mr. Wright proceeded at ouce
to Terre Haute, where he succeeded in
interesting William Kidder and others
and a company known as the Portland
Mining Co. was formed with a capital
stock of 81,500,000. The work of
development was begun some time
since, Tho company sent an agent
out last year and he returned with a
satisfactory account of the richness
and extent of the veins on the property. Now Mr. Kidder has como to
British Columbia and will examine
the mines of Rossland aud Phoenix
and the smelters of Graud Forks and
Greenwood ih order to determine what
will be the best method of mining and
reducing the ores of tue Portland
W- Mining Co. Messrs. Kidder and
Wright left for Roassland yesterday.
Enthusiastic   Meetings   Which Added
Many to the Membership.
.lames Wilks returned last night
from a trip to Fernie where he had
gone at the invitation of tho Fernie
Miner's union to address a meeting on
the objects of trades unionism and its
benefits to working mon. The meeting was held in Joyce's hall on Saturday night and was so largely
attended that many had to stand.
Much enthusiasm was evinced and tho
meeting was a hearty one throughout.
,lohn llescott, presiJent of tbe Fernie
Miners' union presided. Rev. Mr.
Ilallford,pastor of the Baptist church,
also spoke expressing himself in accord with the objects of the meeting.
Tho primary objeot of the meeting
was to revive interest in the .".liners'
union and in this it fullilled its object
completely as at the conclusion 117
candidates were initiated. It was
found that Joyce's hall was too small
to accommodate all the miners and
the owners of Princess ball kindly
planed it at their disposal for meetings on Sunday afternoon and evening
when the initiation ceremonies wer
continued. At Ihe three meetings
there was a total of 257 oandidates
joined or were reinstated, bringing
the total membership up to the vicinity of 400. Tho members of the union
are muoh gratified at the insult of the
meetings and passed a vote of thanks
to Mr. Wilks for his visit. Tbey have
become very enthusiastic in their
organization and intend to make it
the banner one of the district. Stepj
will be taken at tbe next meeting to
elect the quota of dolegates to the
convention to be held in Kamloops.
Action has been entered by Henry
Kennedy, of Fernie, against Robert
Kennedy, of Morrissey, for $5,000 damages for tbe alieniation of the affections of the wife uf tbe said Henry
Kennedy, for persuading hor to leave
his home and harboring her. The
C3B6 will come up for trial in Nelson,
in May.
Stops lhe Couch
and Works on* Ibe Cold.
LaxativeBiomoQiilnine Tablets curo   acold
n ono day.   NoCure, noPay.   Prico 25 cents.
Take I.uxalivu Bronio Qulnino Tablots. Al
druggists refund tho money if lt falls to ouro
E. W. Grove's signaturo Is on each box.   25c.
In the fight between Jim Burrows
and Coolgradie Smith at Fernio, Monday, March 17, it wus decided by
Referee Tuttie, a draw, both men
being on their leet at the end of the
20th round. The contest was tho best
evei witnessed in East Kotenay. It
is said to havo been strictly on the
square and both men went in to win.
Burrows was in much the better condition at the end and held his own
well throughout the fight.
Men's and Boys' spring suits about
8,000 to choose from. We may be asking too much money for them. Quality cunsidered they "look good to
us." You'd better see them anyway.
-The Wallace-Miller Co., Lid.
Services during Holy week at St.
Saviour's church will be: Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday���Holy
Communion at . a m.
Tuesday and Thursday���5 p.m.,
evening prayer and address; Wednesday���7.30 p.m., evensong, tho Story ol
tho Cross and sermon.
Good Friday���10 a.m., morning
prayer, Litany and sermon; 7.30 p.m..
evening prayer, Stoiy of CroBB,
Easier Even (Saturday)���4 p .m.,
baptismal service; 5 p.m., evening
prayer and address.
We have thc beet valuo in men's
and boys' boots and shoes in B. C.
This is an old fashioned, fiat-footed
statement, but we will bet our boots
on it.���Tht Wallace-Miller Co., Ltd.
The following notices appear in last
issue of the British Columbia Oazetto:
Fred A. Starkey, F. W. Swannell
and Jacob Dover to be members of the
board of directors of tbo Koutenay
Lake General hospital.
John   Cochrane,    Victoria ;    II.   H.
WatBon, Vancouver,   aod Y. C. Stear
man, Nanaimo,   to be members of tho
board   of   examiners   under the Pharmacy act.
Examinations for efficiency iu the
practice of assaying will be held at
Noiuonon April 21 and following days
The fee for examination will be $10.
The Giant Mining company, uf
England, with a capital stock of
��150,000 in ��1 shares, is registered as
an oxtra-provinoial oompany. A. H.
MacNeill aud A. S. Deacon, of Rossland are the attorneys within the
The Hardie Cinnabar Mines, limited, of England, with a capital stuck
of ��50,000 in ��1 shares,has been registered as an extra-provincial company.
The provincial ofllco is in Kamloops,
and S. C. Burton is attorney for the
James E. Orr, of Slooan, retail mer-
ohant, has assigned to John Bull, for
tho benefit of his creditors. The meeting of cieditors is to be held on
March 26.
3. L. White and J. A. Anderson,
trading as J. L. White and Co., druggists, Slocan City, have dissolved
Hume.���J. R. Gifford, Silver King;
W. Peard, Medicine Hat; Miss
Edwards, W. C. Morris, Grand Forks;
U. C. Baker,Toronto; C. S. Berryman,
Spokane; E. B. Rhode, Procter; II.
11. Sharp, San Francisco; C. R. Mac-
Icay, Beaton; D. O. Reevis, Revelstoke; A. W. McFadyn, Toronto; J.
tl. Freeman, Victoria; S. Endriss, W.
U. Millman, J. Darner, Jr , Toronto;
,1, C. Crome, R. Strath, Winnipeg; J.
L. Gallagher and wife, Vancouver;
Mrs. W. W. Lorimer, Fernie; V. E.
Smith, O.H.Bancroft, Spokane; R.
Uurron, San Francisco.
Phir.���F. F. Busteed, Vncouver; P.
N. Dorian, Calgary; A. H. Wald-
bridgo, Vanoouver; J. Ryan, Kaslo;
John D. Parker, Hamilton; T. Langton, Charles Green, Toronto; J. 11.
Poff, Wm. M. Brewer, Victoria; R.
L. tatterson, Toronto; T.H. JVtandoll,
New Denver; W. H. Evans, Kamloops; J. M. Hawes, O. V, White,
Sandun ; A. F. Thompson, Trail.
Grand Central���S. E. Watson. Silverton ; W. H. Brown, Chesaw, Wash;
II. Muller, Silverton; H O. Walker,
O. Sutherland, Orangrvillo; L E.
Redman, J. Redman, Oil City; A. B.
Buckworth, A. Bremner, Ymir; J. S.
Mackay, Calgary ; E. F. W. Wheeler,
Slooan City; A. Ilronson, Greenwood;
T. Nase, Vancouver.
Queen's��� S. J. Swan, Kaslo; D, A.
E. Clarke, Pilot Bay , A. E. Caslake,
Rat Portage; J. A. Bunson, Salmo;
R. M, Halpenny, Orand Forks; H.
W. Harbour,Kossiand; J. G. Webster,
Portland; R. C. Keene and wife,
Ymir; M. Tebo, Eholt; J. G. Maine,
London, Eng.
Tremont���J. Atherton, Ymir; R.
Tucker, M. Smith, Fernio; J. Riley,
Hay City, Mich.; J. H. Alexander,
Slocan City; W. Austin, Sandon.
Bartlett���R. Lane, St. Catherines;
L. Andeison, Cranbroos ; F. C.
Sowoll, Silver King; R. Hunt,
Madden.���C. Storey, T. Conway,
Evbh Thomas, J. Turnbull, Fernie;
A. M. Heckman, Slooan; II. L.Moore.
Kaslo; M, O'Brien, Woodsville.
THE   MINER'SWest Kootns.?utcher c<-
Advertisements Inserted under this bead at
the rate of one civil a word per Insertion. No
advertisement taken for less than 25 conl.-.
Situation Wanted advertlsoments Inserted
throe times froe of ohi.rge.
TO RENT.���Well furnished and lighted room, close   to   business Contro,
A.L, Mtnerolliee.
FOR SALE. ���Eggs for hatching, Black
Minorca,       Brown   Leghorn,     and
Plymouth    Rocks      P.O     Hox���003. ���or
Miss Edwards, Eairview.
COTTAGE to Rent���Newly fitted,  and
with all conveniences, near business
centre.    Anply tu J. II.  Wallace.   ;
FOR    SALE    or    Kent���House, Silica
street, will sell   or rent,   furnished ;
all conveniences.    C. E, Miller.
KOR SALE���Eggs for hatching from
Barred Plymouth Rocks and Pekin
Ducks; choice stock. Strawberry
plants. John Houghton, Crawford
FOR SALE CHEAP--<W50 each, will
buy two well finished cottages 32x24
on Gore street, between Ward and
Josephine. Terms easy, for further
narticuluis call at Miner office.
FOR BALE���The Nelson Cafe, the
finest restauiant in tho Kcotennys,
best location, 25 nicely furnished
rooms in connection. The best business proposition in tho district today,
(or full particulars write Nelson Cate,
Box 225, Nelson B.C.
FURNISHED rooms with   or without
board.     Apply     on   Silioa   street,
second door west of Ward.
Appiy   to   Mrs F. J. Squires, Room
40, K. W. 0. block.
3. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Box 405. Phone 278.
Wanted���Woman Cook.    Waitresses.
Girl for Housework.
WANTED.���Position as   housekeeper,
cook   or   housemaid for respectable
party.      Address,    Mary   Sparks,   52,
Southern Ave., Cleveland, O.
WANTED���Good    man   used   to   ma-
ehineiy   to   learn   shinglo   sawing.
Can make good pay from start.    Apply
J. A. Sawyard.
HELP     of   all   kinds     wanted    and
furnished.     Western   Canadian Em
ployment Agency.      Large warehouse
for   storage; call   at PiOBser'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.
$2,000���Ready for investment   in   lirst
class   mortgage at   seven   per cent.
Address, P. O. Box 189, Victoria.
The raffle for the piano, which was
to have been held on the 25th of
Maroh, ii postponed till 20th April.
Too many times tho orlffln of a lienitacho Is
nilHcalculatod. and ono hog-Ins dosing tho stotn
ncli for It. whon nn apiillratlon of Urllllllis
Menthol Liniment would draw out the pain
anil giro Inimoillato relief, lt will curo any
hoodaclio no matter how sevsre.
Por sal* by J. R. Van��tone, Nolwn, B. Ol
DO YOU Need Your Clothes Pressed
or CleanedV II you do make a call
at the City Cleaning and Brassing
Parlors. Your clothes well kept in
excellent repair and v ill be sent for
and delivered tu any part of the city
for $1.60 per month, allowing oue
suit per week. Any work you may
have, give mo a trial. A. L. HayH,
Broken Hill Block, Nelson, B. 0.
Foster Crafts,of Charles'own, Mass.
write home ns soon us you can as
financial interest await you there.
Very important.   I. F. Crafts,
ENGINEERS, Firemon, 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.
Parties wishing Golf or any stockings
knitted or footed oan have them done by
applying   on    corner   of     Ward   an
Victoiia street, opposite postoffice.
Under and by virtue of tlio powers
contained in a certain mortgage which
will lie produced at the timo of sale,
thero will be offered for sale by public
auction, hy S. P. Tuck, Auctioneer,
Ht bis offices, Ward street, Nelson, B.
O., on Monday the 7th day ot April,
1H02, at tho hour of eleven o'clock in
the forenoon, tho following   property:
Lot numbered twenty-two (22), in
Block numbered sixty-eight (08), of
tho oity of Nelson, British Columbia,
sub-division lot ninety-five (05),group
one (1), Kootonny District, according
ta the official plan or survey.
The property is situate on Vernon
Stroet, and known as the "Occidental
For terms and conditions of sale
apply to,
Burns   Block,    liaker Street,   Nelson,
U. C, Solicitors for the Mortgagees.
Seeds, Trees, Plants,
Roses, Bulbs
Agricultural  Implements, Bee  Supplies, Fruit Baskets, Fertilizers.
Catalogue Free.
M.  J.   HENRY
3009 Westminister Road. Vanoouver, B. O
N.   Al. CuiUIIlillr),    hi ft)      1'A cry   kliOWl
variety of rioftdriukH. 1J O Hox 88. Telephou
No. Bt Hoovor titreot. Nelaon. Bottlers of th
i uijoui   Hi. Loon Hot Spring Mineral Water
A    MACDONALD   Sc Co.-Corner   Fron
���  and Hail Btreeta���Wholesale nrocer
and jobbern in blanket**, K.loven, mitu, boot*
robbers* maoklnawa and miners' snndriet.
P   BURNS Sc Co.���Baker Htroet, NoIhoii-
���   Wholesale dealerb iu  froah a      cured
meate.   Cold Storage.
Baker Street, Nelson���Wholesale dea
ers in fretih and cured meatH.
J stroot, Nelson ��� Wholesale dsaiai-H ir
hardware, minera' HupplJon, sporting soodn
M'LACHLAN BROS. Baker Stroot Nelson,
B. 0.f���Dealers In general hardware,
mining, supplies, glass, palate, Portland Ce*
ment. nre ulay and scotch lire brick. Agents
for Wilkin-s and Co.'h celebrated steel wire rope
NKLSON   HARDWARE  CO.���Wholesale
paints, oilri and glass] mechanic*!   toolH
Fishing Taokie and Spotting Goods a specialty
mURNKR, BKKTON ft Co.-Cnrnor Vernoi
X and Josephino Streets, Nelson���Whole
sale dealers in liquors, cigars, and dry goods
Agents for Pabst Browing Co. of Alilwaukoi
and Calgary Browing Co of Calgary.
UDHON'S BAY Co.-Wholesalo grocerie:
and liquors et*., Baker Stroot, Nolson.
Ofllce corner Hall and Front Strcots
Nelson���Lumber, ceiling, flooring, and ovory
thing in wood for building nurposos. Get oui
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
A.   M'DONALD,      Agent   Hazel wood
Dairy Co. Ico Cream.
100,000 SHARES OF  C.   St C.   MINING
CO., Limited Liability.
Between Ileurv B. Iluio, Plaintiff,
and Timothy O'Leary, Ailmiuia
trator of the Estate and Effects of
John H. O'Leary, deceased, and
Timothy O'Leary and Daniel
O'Leary, Defendants.
HEALED' IBNDEBS, addressed to
Richard VV. Day, receiver, Nelson, B
C , and marked "Tender" on the
envelope, will ho received hy the
undersigned up to 1:1 o'clock noon of
the 2nd day of April, A. D., 1 <(02, for
the purchase of ono or more blocks of
shares in the (J. and C. Mininc; company,limited liability, IiiU.iiOu shares
will be sold in blocks of 10.000 each.
The highest tenderer will receive
one block and have fiist choice, at
same prke, of as many ether blocks
as he desires. The tenderers next
highest in order will eacli according
to the amount of the tender be giveu
the opportunity of taking one or more
blocks at the highest tenderer's hid
and this plan will be lolloncd down
tho list of tenderers until all blocks
are disposed of.
All tonders must be for at least one
iilnii- at an amount per share and not
per block, and the highest or any
tender will not neceossanly bo
A marked cheque payablo to Iho receiver fur at least '-'0 per cent of the
tender for one 'dock must aecomnauy
eaoh tender and should the tendeier
not pay tho balance within two du.ys
alter his or her tender is accepted and
telegraphic notioe sent to the address
given in the tender this amount will
he forfeited to the receiver and the
shares will be re-sold. All cheques
accompanying tenders not accepted
will be promptly returned to the
respective unsuccessful tenderers.
Tht nominal par value of each share
is $l.'i() and the authorized capitalization of the company In 1800,000.00,
The con-puny was incorporated in
lliitish Columbia in 1808 under the
Companies Act, 1S'.10 uud Amending
Acts. The company Is said to own
the C. and ',). mineral claim within
the immediate vicinity of HoKsland,
II. 0.
For further particulars apply to
Nolson,    II,   0.,      Solicitors   for   the
Receiver or to
Receiver, Nelson, II.c.
Dated at Nelson, II.,0,   I nth Maroh,
A.D,,  11102
Fresh   and    Salted   Heats
Fisn and Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manavbr.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street,  Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which la Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
l'aid up   Capital,   88,000,000;    Reserve   Fund,   J2,000,0u0j
Aggregate  Resources Over 885,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. VOX, President.      B. B. WALKKK, Ueneral MauBi,ei
London Olllee: 60 Lombard Street.  B. C.
New York Olllee; |6 Eichange Place.
And 08 brancliud In Camilla anil thu Jolted tilatoH, Including
Atlin Ghkknwood Nklhok Sandon
Cranbrook        Kamloops Nkw Wkktminbtkh   Vancouver
Fkknik Nanaimo Kossiavd Victoria
YUKON DISTHICT-Dawson and White Horse.
UNITKI) STATES-New York. San Francisco, Seattle, Portland. Skaoway.
Savings Bank Department.
Deponltd Kooelvod and Intiirt-st allowed.   Present Rate 8 Per Oent
GKANtrE V. HOLT, Manager.
Nelson Branch.
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIRE ROPE.
Tramway, Hoisting, Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Uncle -ground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
H. E. CROASDAILE Agent Nelson.
For domestic or steam use.
A  full   supply  always  on
Kates to   all   railway  and
lake points
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors   west
C.P.R   offices.
P. BURN5 & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
*r__ ********-___,
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelaon, Kasl.
Sandon, Tlm* Porks, New Denver and Slocan Cit>
Orders bv mall to ���� branch will have earnftil and nramnr nttrtitlna.
GREAT NORTHERN IN ��� sm��� codbt of British
Close connection East and Westbound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Fulls and Northern Railway,
D rent connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trainN fur
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and all points   Kast and 8011th.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:40 On
Leaves Spokane daily ior West at 7:20 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor West at 8:00 p in
West-bound trains make direct connection for Viotoria and Vancouver,
Portland, Sun ifruncisco, and all points
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation East
bound trains connect at Duluth with
themagnillcent steamships North-West
and North-Land of theNorthern Steamship Company Line, operated in connection witb the Great Northern Hailway.
For further information, ftps, fold
ers, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Ity., Kaslo Sc Slncun
Ky., Kootei ui Hailway Sc Navigation
Co., or to
City Pass, and Tkt.  Agt,   W   7ol   VV,
Hi- ersiilti Ave,, Spokane, Wash.
Q. K. TACJaAHIJRY. Local Agent,
Nelaon I! (1
and try a bottlo, a iloron, or a barrol of
CALGARY BEER an it la Iho boat and
chijtipoHl, on the markob. AIho try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    OIQARS.
Toloohono93 Hako'Sl,. NiIkiim
In tbe Mutter of the "Winding Up
Ait" anil Amending Arts and in
���he Mutter of tlie ''Tribune Ah-
aotiiotion, l.imiieil."
NOTICK is hereby given that bv un
order of tlio Uon. Mr. Juitice Drake,
made heroin on tlie mil iluv of March,
1110-', it naa ordered thai Friday, tbu
lib day of April, ISOD, ut tlie hour of
eleven iu the forenoon, nnil the ollloe
uf tue Distriot Reglstrac nf the
Supreme Court of Ilriiish Columbia at
Nelson, be sppolnted ns Ibe tine uud
place, for tbo meeting of tbe creditors
and aontrlbutcries of the aald oompany for tlio purpose 01 the receiving;
proposals by the stiid District
Registrar 'or tbe appointment o( a
proper person to he tlio olllcial liqui-
ilnti r of tbo oompany und that the
mid District Registrar do forthwith
report the result ol such meeting to
tno court at Victoria ami thut Friday,
tbe 11 tli dny of April, 1903, at tbe
hour of 10..'10 in the forenoon ai'il tlio
court limine, Bastion Square, Victoria,
beforo tbu Judge in Ohambots, be
appointed the time uml place fvr the
consideration of the icpuit of tbe result of such meet ing und for suoh
appointment uml order tu bo mado
thereon as may bu deemed expedient,
ami it was ordered that notice of the
suid meeting be advertised seven con-
sceuti''0 limes iu "'Ihe Miner." a
dally newspaper published ln Nelson,
uml twice in Uu British Columbia
(in/el le.
Dated the lTtii day of March, 1002.
30 Lnngley Btreet, Viotoria, II.C.
.Solicitors     for   .lolin    lluiutoii,      tbu
petitioner herein,
The Waverley Hotel
3. N. DAVIDSON, Prop.
Rates $1.00 to |1, fit) per day. First
class Meals, Uo. Next door to Opera
House. P. O. Hox 210. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelson.
obl.i.liii'il in all countries
Registered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughts*
man. Bank of B. N. A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full particulars.
Kootenay Railway  and  Na
Compauy, Ltd.
EABLO ft HIX>CAN hailway
Hhortn-4 uud rjulcko"! route lo Cbfl (ui*t- mid al
p'liiii������ ���>_>,in-11. k. & N. una Norths**!, i'*
ClilO ItHilwuyri  Ii)   WMhi&ffbOat UrcKDii  and
Southern BtfttfS*
Time Card Effective Nov. 10. 1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry-
8:30 A. rn, Lv, ' K . m Ar. 4:00 p. m
10:00 ii.iu. Ar, tiuiidon Lv. i:i- p. iu
Int Nav- & Trading Co
MIM>>    K \_t_A.   KOI IK.
Nolnon Ar. 10:30 a. in.
Karilo Lv, 7:00 a. in.
QjQO p. m. Lv.
n:i't p. id. Ar,
Connecting ftfe Wye Mile Point with pelaon
& Fort   )."i'i.inl   Hallway  both (o und from
KoHHtand, oUi.
Tirknt* fold Lo all part*) In United  Ht-at** and
Canada via Ureal Northern and U. H.  Ac N
(Jo.'h liniv,
Ocean HLoam*hin   ticket*   and   rated vl   a
MniiH will in-fui! 11 In"! on application.
Kor farther particular* call on or addrtv*
Mutt' _;���������������. Ktviln.B, O
O. K.TiCiUHimY AtfODU NobfOu B.V,
I Nblson Dail* Minerr Tuesday, March 25, 1901
During Holy
Wo are making a very laige show ol
English and Roman Catholic Prayer
Books; also Ornaments, Rosaries,
Missals and Devotional Books,
We have the new "lloorge,Prince of
Wales" Edition of Prayer Book.
Booksellers. Stationers
NELSON. B. G.     '
Show Room for Mason St Risch pianos
A. B. Buckwortb, J. P., of Ymir,
is in the city on a business visit.
John A. Benson, pioneer hotol man
of Salmo, is in the city on a business
Thomas Langton, of Langton and
Hall, booksellers of Torounto, was at
the Phair yestorday.
His Honor Judge Forin left last
night for Vancouver to spend the
Easter holidays.
The petition regarding the postoffice
addition with 350 signatures was
forwarded to Ottawa on Saturday.
The tug Hercules brought in the
first barge of limestone tbis spring
yesterday for the Hall Mines smelter.
At the police court yesterday two
drunks who had been celebrating the
day previous were each fined $5 and
Mrs. Douglas Fraser, of Vio'oria,
arrived on Sunday on a visit to her
daughter, Mrs. F. W. Pettit, of Ward
W. A. Jowett, secretary of the
Tourist association, went to Rossland
last night on business connected witb
tbe association.
A. W. Johnston, manager for Greon-
shields and Co., dry goods merchants
of Vancouver, was at the Humo on
Sunday, and left yesterday.
George Bell and Co. have been incorporated as tlio Hell Trading oompany to do business in Nelson. G. W.
Taylor is one of those largely interested in the new firm.
Mrs, Robert Rupert who was taken
to the hospital last week suffering
from croup is ispidly recovering. The
diseaso was spasmodic croup not membraneous as previously meutionod.
Information was yesterday laid
against John Mclntyre, of Hall Siding, by R. A. lbbotson, asking that
he bound over to keep the peace. The
ease comes up tomorrow for trial.
The first robins of the spring had
been heard around town this week,
although several residonts in the
upper part ol the city claim to have
seen tbem in their vicinity a week
All kinds uf express work, ooal and
wood.���West Transfer Co. Telephone
Through tbe item in Sunday's
Miner regarding Michael Killcen's
whureabouts information waB secured
that will load to hiB relatives being
put in eouim unicalion with him
A box flume has beeu constructed to
carry Cottonwood crook past the
bridge while tho work is going on
below, and yesterday the stream wbb
turned into the now channel to permit
tho workmon getting at the bud.
We have just reoeived out new
spring stock of Wall Papor, F. J.
Bradley and Co.
Kerr and Co. announce tlieir millinery opening for today at their
millinery parlors on Ward street. No
special invitations aro issueil bu^
everyone is welcome to inspect the
Intost they offer from Paris and London.
Captain Duncan and w fe, John A.
Tumor, S. S. Fowler an'1 Mr. Krasur
and wife, visited thu Ymir mine on
Sunduy and inspected tho now strike
at the end of the long tunnel. Thoy
were much pleased with what they
Call up 88 If you want furniture or
pianos moved.--West Transfer Co. ,
At the record office yesterday MrB.
Grutchlleld recorded tho location of
tho Storm King mineral nlntin about
two milua from Erie nnd Charles Ward
recorded tho Rutland, on Tamarac
mountain. Cortlellates of work were
Issued to Walter Hughes et al, on tho
Pialot Fractional anil John W. Johnson on the Flvo Comers fractional, A
certificate of Improvements was issued
to Catherine Seed ot nl, and William
Seed on tho Warfare mineral claim.
Otto Johnson transferred a one-qiiartor
nturest separately In each of tho Central and thu Central fractional
claims to 0. Johnson and Rodolph
Legauet, consideration in eaoh oaso
nominal. J. H. Wallace recorded an
assessment on the Lochabar, Lillie
Hnd Ella mineral claims.
There will be a special meeting of
tho Ladies' Hospital Aid at Mrs.
Lay's residence at 3 o'clock on Wednesday to make arrangements for the
dance and concert to take place on
Apiil Oth.
A resumption of work on the post
office building took place yesterday
when men wer3 put at excavating for
the one story addition at the back of
the building. Opeiations will be
carried on without interruption from
this time forward.
All the newest books in our lending
libiary ���Morley and Laing.
J. C. Cromo, manager of the Winnipeg bianch of the Toronto Type
Foundry Co., camo in on Sunday
night on his way to Halcyon Hot
Springs,where he will rest and recruit
his health, which has been run down
of late. He left last night for the
Beforo pi icing your order for wall
paper it will pay you to see our now
designs, F. J. Bradley and Co.
Mrs. Blaney yesterday received a
handsome photo from Van Wyck's
Rust, South Africa, of the company of
South African constabulary in which
her son is a member. Ex-chief
Thompson is also a member of the
group. Besides the photo Trooper
Blauey had also enclosed a fan and
several native bracelets.
The Hospital Aid mot at the home
of Mrs. J. M. Lay yesterday afternoon
to wind up aucounts for the recent
ping pong tournament. It was found
tbat tho committee bad a balance for
the hospital of $122,50. Thu ladies desire to extend their thanks tc those
who donated prizes and to the committee whojworkd so bard to make the
affair a success.
The new shingle mill of J. A. Say-
ward, at Pilot Bay, started up last
week. Its capacity is five carloads of
sbingles a week. It is the intention
of the company to put up another mill
there at a very early date that will
turn out two carloads of shingles a
day to oater to the export trade. The
firm have large timber limits of cedar
in the Lardo and intend to handle
shingles on a large scale
" Excel lo"the world renowned silver
polish oan be used dry. At McLachlan Bros.
The results of the election for the
British Columbia Medical council
were received yesterday, the new
council being composed as follows: C.
J. Fagan, 0. M. Jones and J. C.
Davie, Victoria; W. J. McGuigan,
Vancouver; R. E. Walker, New Westminster; P. Procter, Kamloops, and
R. E. McKechnie, Nanaimo. There
were 32 candidates, the seven with the
highest vote being appuinted. Of the
candidates from Kootenay Dr. E. C.
Arthur, of Nelson, stood ninth.
Coronation Ties���The Wallace-
Miller Co.
A runaway oouurrcd yesterday afternoon on Baker street of one of Lawrence Hardware company's teams,
which resulted in the wagon being
partially smashed. The team ran
from in front of the store to the corner
of Ward where they turned south, the
wagon eollidiLg with the telegraph
pole and upsetting. The team then
broke loose, but one horse waB oaught
at the entrance to the lane back of the
Canada Drug and Book company's
promises, while the other one started
to go up the stairs at tho side but was
stopped beforo it got very far.
New shirts, stylish, natty, some
very cheap, some more costly, some
may be too dear. Come see about it���
The Wallace-Miller Co.
A meeting of tho Fish and Game
Protective association will bo held
upstairs in thu*Itank of Montreal this
evening at 8.30. The object of the
meeting is to adopt bylaws upon
which a committee bas boon nt work,
and to elect officers for tho current
yuar. It is known that thero are
many in Nolson who thoroughly concur v. ith the objects of thu association and it is hoped that all that can
possibly manage will be piesent this
evening to support the association and
assist In getting it into working
order.     Tb.ii meeting ls at 8,30 sharp.
There wus a narrow escape from u
fatal accident at the city wharf on
Sunday night, and as lt was, a team
of horses was drowned. A cab, with
team, driven by 0. Hendricks, had
just taken aboard two ludios arriving
on tho steamer Moyie and as thc
driver waB going from tho door of the
cab to the seat another team moved
up startling Hendricks' teum, which
then commonoed to buck. Ho jumped
to their heads and stopped one beforo
it got to tho edge of tho wharf but
the ether fell over, Hystaudors caught
hold of the carriage and by main
strength prevented it from going over
and tho passengers were tak en out.
The traces of tho harness wero broken
by tho weight of the horse which for
a time had beon held suspended head
downward over tho wharf. Thoy were
so frightened or benumbed that they
mado no effort to save themselves
whon they fell to the water though it
was not deep. Thore was no boat at
hand and nothing could be done until
it was too late. One of the ludios
who was ill, suffored a severe shock,
but had recovered sufficiently yesterday morning to leave for her destination, Spokane.       r ���������--,	
Relieves Dandruff
and causes thick, glossy hair to supplant thc former thin.brittlcgrowth.
Ncwhvo's Herpicide
performs its work on tlie principle,
" Destroy the cause, you remove tlio
effect," and consequently lt reaches
and kills off tbe ever-busy microbe,
which is responsible for all scalp
diseases. It thus makes diindrulf
and fulling hair impossible, and
promotes a luxuriant growth of hair
that soon becomes tlie pride of tho
owner. Even on bald spots it soon
produces hair as thick uud luxuriant
as anyone could wish for.
One bottle will convince Hint it IB tlio
only lmlr reuturcr Unit really restores.
For Sale by all First-Class Drug Stores.
A son was born yesterday to the
wife of A. Lapointe, of Vernon street
Mrs. Enfield's millinery opening
begins today and will be continued
Wednesday and Thursday.
Tho wedding took place last evening at the rcsidonoo of A. Embree, of
Robert J Chambers and Maybelle
Embree, the Rev Dr.Wright performing the cerotnony.
W. F. Teetzel was on the street yes
terday for the fisrt time since his illness which has kopt him from his
place of business for two months, one
of which was spent at the hospital.
B. L. Patterson, managei in Canada
for Miller and Richards, type founders, came in last evening on a business trip for his company. Mr.
Patterson iB one of tbe pioneers in the
printers' supply trade of Canada and
is known personally hy every printer
from one ond of Canada to the other.
Three beautiful cariboo heads mounted arrive yesterday from tbe taxidermist's at Vernon, for oeoplo in Nel-
so. One was for J. Fred Hume, of the
Hume hotel. The nniuial had been
shot by Mr. Hume near Bayonne last
fall; the second was for Geo. 11. Ncelands, one he shot near Crawford bay,
uno the third for A. M. Johnson, of
an animal shot by a friond of his near
the Bayonne mine. They were all
excellent specimens, being what
sportsme"! call perfect heads.
An action has been entered by
Annie Winter, of Cody, B.C , and her
husband,against thu Kaslo and slocan
railway company for $10,000 ior
injuries claimed to have been received
by Mrs. Winter under the following
ciroamstances: That while she was
in a passenger coach on the Cody
branch, that the engine was detached
from the train to be used for temporary employment, and that neither the
conductor nor brakeman set the
brakes on the car, but wont away and
left the car on the brink of a steep
grade, and that the car ran away
and was broken to pieces, tho Baid
Mrs. Winter boing severely injured,
A- calico ball will be held at the
Queens hotel on the evening of March
31, Easter Monday, under tho auspices
of the Ladies' Progressive Whist Club.
A meetiug of the Nelsou Quoit club
was held last evening and tho following officers were elected for the coming season: President, W. W, Hour;
vice-presidcut, .Goo. Nunn; secretary-
treasurer, E. G Smyth; committee, J.
II. Wallace, VV. J. Watohorn and Fred
J. Bradley. Tho introductory match
between the president and vice-
president's team will take place on
Friday at 1.45 at the quoit grounds,
at the foot of Kootenay street. All
members are requested to be preseut as
players will be chosen and play will
commence promptly on time. Those
desiring to become members aro requested to blind in their names to any
of the officers at once. The club bad a
very successful season last yoar and
expects to bo equally successful this
About 3.30 on Sunday morning ns
Constnl'lo Hardy was passing Josephine street on Front ho heard a poculiar
tinkle and looking up tho stieet saw a
man turn tho corner cf Lake street.
The hurried way tho man was wulk-
ing attracted the constable's attention and he walked up towards tho
corner, in time to see the other hido
something under thu sidewalk and
then go into one oi the houses nearby.
The constable investigated and found
ten bottles of beer under tho sidewalk.
Ho thou followed tho man who had
bidden tbem into the bouse und asked
him wheru ho got them. Tbo man,
who had five moro bottles on his
person, was unable to give any satisfactory account nnd was therefore
takon to the lockup. It wus finally
found lhat hu, W. Serantin, with a
boy named Howell, had tukeu the
beer lrom where it lmd boen stored by
Turner Beeton and Co., under u store
on Josephine street, the door having
been loft open while some repairs
were going on. The case came up for
trial yesterday nnd both pleadod
guilty. Tho police magistrate reserved
judgment until today.
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from iRviNf _ ml
March 25th b 26th
We will have on display in  our  show    fa
rooms on  above  days  a  magnificent    'f*
stock of the fty
Latest Productions of Paris
and New York.
We specially invite every lady   lo  call
and examine our stock.
., FRED IRVINE & 60..
���__3-^'~''^-/-*-l_ai-l--'-^>"i_-'-/A_"^ __*-0_t\i-__*-__*-^.0m-m0-__*'^0'^^0S>'^ 9'*
Pattern Hats and Ladies' 9_
E,eady-to-Wear Hats.      i\\
New Dress Materials, Blouse
Waists, Summer Muslins, Children's Dresses, Ladies' and Children's White Wear, Embroideries,
Laces, Ties, Belts, Etc.
Why Should You Wait
Until you are old to wear glasses ?
If youreyes'are defective why
not have them attended to at
once and preserve what you
have for later
Patenaude Bros.
Baker St. Nelson. B. C.
To enable us to dispose of the stock of Tweeds and Woollens just purchased  nt
a rate on the dollar from B. J, Kobie,  Merchant Tailor we will for Ihe next
30 days give the lnrgest discount ever giveu in ordered clothing.
Une FiikIIkIi Worsted Trouserings, Mnile lo Order
Fine Seoleli Tweed Kulllims Millie lo Order
Fine Murk English Win-sled Soilings made lo Order
$ 0..-.0
Satisfaction Guaranteed.   Union Hade.
H. M. VINCENT, Merchant Tailor, Baker St.
| Millinery Opening
ft   The ladies of Nelson are cordially invited to attend my   Spring
Millinery Opening on
Tuesday, March 25th
and following days of the week, when I will exhibit the latest styles in Spring Millinery Novelties in Dress and Ready-to-
Wear Hats.  Misses' and Children's Hats and Bonnets specially
Opera House Block, Victoria St., Nelson
Fare and One-Third
On sale Mar. 27th, 28th,29th
good to return till April 2nd.
For borthB, time tableB, rates and full
information  apply to    Local   Agents
Oity Agent. Nelson
J, S. Garter, E. J. Ooylk
Dis. Pass. Agt. A. G. P. i.
Nelson Vancr irr ��
Kor Urst-clasH loalhor wrllo
B. C Leather Co.
Vancouver, B, C.
Drills!) Columbia Agonts for the oelobratod
' ri'.NETANU" Solo Leather, Cut Solos and
lltinl Pieces. .'*...,
Harness Leathers, Bridle, Soddlo and Skirt-
lag 1 oalhor", i-noo and Latino Leathers, Un-
por Leathers ot all kinds
Mamiiaclurcra   ol   OIohwI   Uppers   ot  all
Blioomakori Tools anil Findings, Saddlery
Hardware, Hides ami Oils.
Catalogues and prion lists on application.
Dominion and
Land Surveyor,
Will pay the higbeBt oasb prioe for all
kinds of seoond band goods. Will bny
or sell anything from an anchor to 1
needle. Furniture, stoves, oarperts,
cooking utensils, bought in household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Oall and see me or write. Address
Silver King Mike, BOI 300. H��ll
Street, Nelson, B. 0.
Roal Estate. Fire and Life Insurenrt
.   Money to Loan.
Houses to Rent in all parts of th*
City. See list at entrance to our
offices, next to McArthur's Furniture store.
No  advance  exhibit.    All  invited.
Today ��� First    showing     Spring
No  special   invitations  or   private
This Is Onr Only Invitation and It's
Addressed to You-
We believe this 100:! collection to be
the choicest we've ever gathered. But
we're prejudiced���Perhaps it's not���
Better leave that to yonr judgment.
This, however, may be confidently
claimed, that it reflects the latest London nnd Parisian fashions as a polished
prism reflects light. It holds up ihe
mirror lo the mode.
Bigger stocks may be seen but none
choicer and what's more uo ioooy
About that second-hand article o
yourB. You'll sell it if you'll adver
tiee It in Tht Miner want column /


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