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 IrotincVdi Library g31ot  I
Daily Edition No.  1295
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Thursday,   March 20, 1902
Eleventh   Yeai
OUR BUDGET
STATEMENT
Draws  Favorable Comment
From Leading London
Journals.
net   in   and
entertained.
hopes ol his recovery are
Sentiment Turning in Favor
of Preference to Colonies.
Montreal, March 10.��� Tho Star's
London correspondent cables: The
complaint of R. Bo/den, leader of the
opposition in the Cimndian parliament, that Sir Wilrfid Laurier haB
seemingly excluded defence 'Uscus-
sions from the programme of the
ooronation conterenco. finds many
sympathizers, especially among ministerialists, who had hoped that the
colonies themselves would propose
some closer form of inter-imperial
defence co-operation.
Of the budget statement of lion. Mr.
Fielding, the Pall Mall Gazette,
ministerialist, says that Our Lady of
Snows so shaboily misnamed, had
better be rechistened Onr Lady of
Success. It hopes that if arguments
are equal, tne Chancellor of the
Exchequer will give Canada's view of
preferODtiul tariff the benefit of the
doubt. It adds that to give the
youngster a "leg up" is always good
advice, for colonies as well as for
individuals.
The St. James Gazette, also ministerialist, aBks: Shall v;e abandon free
trade? It says that English officials
and traderB nave every desire to give
fullest consideration to colonial
proposals; hut it frankly confesses in
answer to its enquiry, tliat only the
possible result is a maintenance of
tbu status quo.
Judge Shoquette today fined the
Canada Thread Co. $20 and costs lor
refusing to answer questions in the
census statistics Inquiry,
UNEXPECTED BLAST.
Four Men Badly Injured in Wabigoon
Gold Mino.
Wabigoon, Ont., March 19.���A
terrible aooident occurred at Big
Mastei mine, Gold Rock, on Monday
night, when the men were cleaning up
at the bottom of a shaft ISO feet deep.
It ia supposed that a pick or shovel
struck an unexploded charge of
dynamite, which was discharged,
causing terrible injuries to the
miners. The men were brought to
the surface in the cage and messengers despatched to Wabigoon for Dr.
White, and to Dryden for Dr. Ulair,
who made all speed to the mine,
dress ;d the wounds, and brought the
miners to Wabigoon on mattresses, a
distance of 25 miles. The men are to
he Uken to the General hospital in
Winnipeg tomorrow. The injured are
John Arohibald, leg broken, hands
and face badly cut, will lose eye
Bight; John Stamand, jaw broken,
one eye endangered; Malcolm Spears,
face cut, eye endangered; George
Robinnon, badly bruised about the
head. All four men were more or less
wounded besides. All the men injured
will likely live. Every effort is being
made to give them the best of care.
STOLE FROM MAIL BAGS.
For Family Oonsideiations Minimum
Sentence Given,
Bowmanville, Ont.,March li).���John
II. Morris, who carried tha mails
between the Grand Trunk station and
the post office here, was today tound
guilty of stealing packages from mail
bags and waB sentenced to two years
in Kirgston penitentiary. The man
has a wife and four small children
and on this account Judge Benson
wag lenient.
SCOOTING CAPTURED.
Calgary, March 10.���Soouting, accused of shooting Arthur Simpson,was
captured late last night. lie had
driven to the frontier stables, bnd his
moustache shaved off,and was wearing
spectacles, but was recognized by
Sergeant Brooke, who took him into
custody. Simpson, the wounded man,
passed a good night. His temperature
is now 101, and pulse 120. The
wound resembles that of the late
President McKinley, the walls of the
stomach being perforated and kidneys
pierced.     No  complications have yet
OUT FOR MONEY.
Delnnoy Will Not Consider Any Dona
tion to Charity.
Oakland, March 19.���Hilly Dulaney,
mannger for James Jeffries,said today
concerning tho hitch in the Jeffries-
Fitzsimmons light arrangements: We
have given Fitzsimmons until this
evening to answer us. Jeffrios himself sent a personal message to Fitzsimmons asking what hia intentions
were, but as yet ho has received no
answer. They tell us tho supervisors
of San Francisco will allow the fight
to the club giving the most money to
charity. Such a proposal as that cannot be considered for a moment. We
intend to benedt our purses as well as
our health in tbis business. If Fitzsimmons is afraid of tin referees out
hero, we are willing he should brinir
a reputable eastern man with him. As
agreed upon tho club making the
highest bid was to got the fight, but
if fitzsimmons is not satisfied, wc
wiil accept any reasonable offer from
any club.
PUGILIST LOSES AN EAR.
THEY WANT
NO RIVALS
Hot Air Line Send Specials to Stop the V���
V. &E.
Ghastly Result of a Six Round Go at
Savannah.
Savannah, Ga., Maroh 10.���-Tommy
Corcoran, of Savannah, and Jack
Grace, of New York, went in for a 20-
round boxing contest for a decision
before the Savannah A. C. tonight.
The fighting was all in Corctran's
favor until the middle of the sixth
round, when he quit His left car
had beon praotioally Btripped off.
Corcoian was taken to a hospital and
the ear sewed on but it is feared he
will lose it.
FIGHT ON FRIDAY NIGHT.
Gov. Yates Opposes a Prize Fight in a
State Armory,
Chicago, March 19.���The Erne-
Gardner fight, which was at first
scheduled to tako place tonight ia nuw
slated for Friday night. The ost-
ponement was due to the fa et tbat
Governor Yates opposes the use of a
state militia armory for prize ring
purposes. Instead of the seventh regiment armory, a large hall has been
Recured whioh is owned by private
individuals,
O'BRIEN WINS AGAIN,
Philadelphia, March 19.���'-Phila-
dephia" Jack O'Brien knocked out Ed
Denfass of this citj tonight at the
Pennsylvania A. C, in the fouith
round. The bout wbich was soheduled
to go six rounds, was all in O'Brien's
favor.
FRANK ERNE MATCHED.
Louisville, March 19.���Frank Erne,
of Buffalo, and George McFadden, of
New York, have signed articles to
fight before the Southern Athletic club
of this city, on April 14,for tbe lightweight championship of the world.
nUNTINGTON WAS WEALTHY.
State Appraisers Value His Estate at
, $29,000,000.
New York, March 19.���The Tribune
will say tomonow: The Collis F.
Huntington estate now being inventoried by the state's transfer appraisers acting with the executors, Chas.
M. Tweed and Isaac ii. Gates, will
amount to about $28,000,000 or 829,-
000,000. The transfer tax will
approximate SS00,000. This is the
unofficial statement mado by tbo state
controller's office. According to the
Tribune's information, Mr. Huntington loaned personal friends a great
deal of money, most of which is not
collectible.
WILL OPEN EARLY.
Vessels Will Run on Great Lakes by
April 1.
Dulutb, March 19,���The opening of
navigation of the upper great lakes
will be earlier this year than has ever
been known. Ships will be plying
between Duluth and Lake Krie ports
by April 1. The usual date is a
month later. An opening of navigation 30 days ahead of tbe usual time
means an addition to the capacity of
the lake fleet amounting to at least IB
per cent.
FLOODS DAMAGE PULP MILLS.
Weymouth, N.S., March 19,���Floods
have seriously damaged Sissiboo Pulp
Co.'s mill. A large quantity of pulp
was lost,   Tht water is still rising.
Latter's Intention to Dodge
Injunction  May Be
Foiled.
(SPECIAL TO THE! MINER.)
Grand Forks, March 19.���Tho V. V.
and E. tracklaymg machine passed
through the big cut at Cascade yesterday afternoon and entered the Boundary country. The track is now laid
to a point five miles oo this sido of
Russell, Wash., and work iB proceeding at the rate of two miles daily.
There will be but slight delay on
acoount of the loop mode to avoid
injunctions taken out by the R. and
G. F. railway, and no further obstructions until the track reaches Republic.
The R. and G. F. people, when
tbie information reached Grand Forks,
alarmed by the rapid progress of the
V. V. and E. tracklayers, sent
out a force of special constables to stop
progress of the work on their rival
line. Mayor T. W. Holland, head ol
the R. and G. F. I!., arrived in the
oily today and as soon as he hoard of
his rivals crossing the^international
boundary line bad a force of specials
sworn in and sent them out to
Manly's ranch across which land
injunctions have been obtained to
prevent the V. V. and E, from laying
track. The instructions of the men
sent out are to prevent the V. V. and
E. passing a point where they are
posted and to shoot il necessary. Two
or three weeks' provisions have been
sent out to the camp of the blockading specials. An attempt to stop the
V.V. and E. will be made below the
point where they crcsB the river to
doc. go the injunctions.
DID NOT REACH THE BOERS.
Part of Cargo of British Queen Supposed to Dave Been Cartridges.
New York, March 19.���There was a
rumor current today that a number of
cases ol cartridges were on the pier at
tbe time of the firs last night and that
they were destiued for the use of the
Boers in South Africa. According to
the report tbe cartridges weie to nave
been shipped to Antwerp and from
there to their destination. A momber
of the Hoboken fire depaitirent said
tuday that he saw the boxes of
cartridges on the pier and that he
heard a number of explosions. These
are said to have occurred after tho fire
was under control, about midnight.
Supt. Mason of the Phoenix line
said as far as he knew there was not
a cartridge on the pier.
The British consul-general said today
that he had no information that any
such munitions for Boers were on
the ship. He regarded the report as
improbable because the British Queen
,vas to sail for Antwerp not South
Africa.
GETTING THROUGH THE SNOW.
Soo Line First to Get A Train Into St,
Paul.
St. Paul, March 19.���Tho Soo line
was the flrst of the trans-continental
roads to break loose from the North
Dakota snow blockade and bring a
train into St. Paul. Late yesterday
the Soo managed to get its track
through the eastern portion of North
Dakota open, aud shortly before daybreak one of the belated train reached
St. Paul. Another is expected late
tonight and still another tomorrow.
The Northern Pacific and Great Northern, it is now definitely stated, bring
in their trains tomorrow.
BUSINESS BLOCK BURNED.
Fort Wayne, Ind., March 19.���Fire
destroyed a business block this afternoon and caused a total loss estmated
at about $200,01-0. James R. Armstrong and Co.'s wholesale millinery
store, Jacob's musical instrument
house, and the Soliday and Hite furniture store were destroyed.
PERISHED IN THE STORM.
Winnipeg.     March       19.���An    old
woman named   Mrs.   McPherson, who
has been missing since the snow storm
of Friday last, was found dead today.
GETS READY
the United States  to   tako   charge  of
tho affairs as provisional governor  of
Tr. TXTTTTTT'i'D A TaT "ib '8'ud<'h-    Meanwhile ��� Mhetne for
AU W J. 1 XXUXuaVY ! a permanent govcrnmeut will bo submitted to CongreM probably approximating the Porto Uioau government
act, uud this favorably ucted upon, a
permanent governmunt will be Installed before the end of the fiscal
year.
Russia Shows Willingness to
Leave   Manchuria
Soon.
Joint Note With France Approves Japanese Convention.
London, March 20.���Cabling from
Pekin, the correspondent of tho Times
says that since the presentation of the
American note and the Anglo-
Japanese protests, Russia's negotiations with tho Russo-Chinese bank
have been suspended but that the
negotiations for the ovacuation of
Manchuria continue under modified
Russian demands which point to an
ultimate settleuent. These include
the withdrawal of Russia from between the groai wall and Liao river
within six mounts, from tho piovince
of Mukden within a year, and if the
state of the country permits, from
Kirin and Ilcilung Chiang within 18
months after tho signing of the convention.
PLEASED WITH CONVENTION.
Joint Note of Russia and France
Affirms Agreement With Japan.
St. Petersburg, Murch 19.���The
official Messonger tomorrow will print
the next of a Itusso-French conjoint
declaration sent on March JO to the
Austrian, Belgian, British, American,
Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch,
Chinese and Japanese governments.
The decimation is as follows: The
allied Russo-Frcneh governments are
wholly pleased to discern that the
Anglo-Japanese convention supports
the essential principles, which according to the reiterated statement of
France and Russia, constituted and
still constitute the foundation uf their
policy. Both governments believe that
the support of these principles is also
a guarantee of their interests in tbe
far eapt. They are compelled, however not to lose from view the possible
inimical action of other powers, or a
repetition of disorders in China, pus-
Bibly impairing China's integiity and
free development to the detriment of
their reciprocal interests. They therefore reserve to themselves the right to
take measures to defend these
interests.
The prefactory remarks say that
Russia desires the maintenance of the
status quo and the attainment of complete tranquility in the east.
WORK AGAINST TREATY.
Public Meeting Protests  Against Ceding Danish Islands.
Copenhagen, March 19.���The Lands
thing, or upper house, in committee
of the wholo,and in executive session
voted today to ratify the treaty providing for the sale of the Danish West
indies to the United States. After tbis
action there will be two readings, one
of whioh is to be in open session.
The first of these reading will not
take place before March 25th. The
opponents of the treaty are playing for
delay but the measure is now assured
a majority of two votes in favor of its
ratification.
Ihe treaty's opponents today hold
a meeting which was largely attended, several members of the Landsthing
being present. Fresh proposals were
submitted to start a direct Danish
West Indies line ol Btoamers and to
establish large sugar plantations. Tbe
meeting subscribed ��3,500,000 for
these enterprises. Tho object of tbe
meeting waa to influence tbe Lands-
thing decision.
ARE SURE THEY HAVE THEM.
United States Cabinet Discuss Government of Danish Islands.
Washington, March 19.���Although
the details of the programme foi the
acquisitions of tbe Danish West
Indies have not beon poriected, the
discussion of the subject by tho cabinet has indicated a purposo on the
part of the president to erect a provisional government in the islands
at the outset. The American flag having been raised by an officer of the
army or na��y, some person probably
a   tiriliai,   will be despatched   fro.n
THANKS THE IRISH.
Boer Delegates Consider They Have
Helped Them Much,
Now York, March 19.���Messrs.
Wolmarans and Wessels, the Boor
envoys, will sail tomorrow morning
for France on the La Gascogne. Mr.
Wolmarans said tonight in the couise
of an interivew: Sinoe we have been
in this country it has been snid that
our alliance with the Irisn has hurt
our cause. On the evening of our return, we must deny the statement and
declare thut the alliance has been
profitable to us bo'h on the battle
Held ami by the fight which is being
waged for us by the Irish members in
the English house of parliament.
First we have to thank th: Dutch,
next tbe Irish and then the Germans.
We know also that the people of tbe
United States are with us heart and
soul and wo believe that a few words
of sympathy from tho United Status
Senate and House of Representatives
would go a great wny in helping us
wilh the nations of the world.
BOER AGENTS ACTIVE.
Had Planned Demonstrations Should
King Have Visited Franco.
London, Ma'ch 20.���In a despatch
from Cannes thu correspondent of tbe
Daily Muil Bays he thinks the French
government is greatly relieved thut
King Edward's visit to France has
been cancelled, as Boer agents in
France were busy organizing demonstrations against His Majesty.
AGED PENSIONERS BILL.
Exchequer May Be Unable to Provide
Required ".mount.
London, March 19.���The House cf
Commons today passed tbe second
reading of the Aged Pensioners bill,
granting deserving poor persons a
pension of from five to seven shillings
weekly, at thc ago of 6!I, It is estimated that the Bum of ��10,00<i,000 will
be required annually to pay the pensions, the national exchequer and the
local authorities eacn providing half
tbe amount required.
As the government at today's session declared it dould not provide its
share, the scheme is not likely to become effective.
GALE IN NEW YORK.
All Vessels Tied Up and Tugs Could
Do Nothing.
New York, March 19.���High northeast winds which had swept over the
city since eailv morning, increased
suddenly this afternoon and blew in
gusts with a velocity of between 48
and 72 miles an hour. ThiB equalled
the gale of February 2, which up to
today was the strongest of the year.
Snow flurries, accompanied the blow,
but the local forecasters office said
very little snow was expected to fall.
In thc evening the wind slackened
until at B o'clock its velocity hnd
dropped to 30 miles an hour. The
gale practically stopped shipping
business in the harbor and towing
lines made no effort to sbift veesels or
do any other work during the
afternoon.
PREPARING AN OPERA.
Chicago, March 19.���Mme. Fader-
weski, wife of Ignaee Jean Fader-
weski,today announce that the famous
pianist has in preparation a new
opera. The music tons nearly all been
written and he is now searching
Polish writings for a fitting libretto.
The opera, Mme. Padercwuski said,
will be distinctly Slavonic botli in
music and story.
A GHASTLY HANGING.
Aberdeen, Miss., March 19.���Will
Lanier, murderer of tho two Biddle
brothers, met death on tho gallows
today. When tbe drop fell Lanier's
head was severed from his body.
RHODES SLIGHTLY STRONGER.
Capetown, Maroh 50.���A bulletin
issued at midnight said that Cecil
Rhodes had taken nourishment, that
ba was slightly stronger and that at
that time he was sleeping.  ;
COMMISSION
APPOINTED
To Inquire Into Relation of
Government lo G. N.
Railway.
East Kootenay Oil Deposits
Reserved for Canadian
Pacific.
isricciAl. tu i hi: mim--.ii.)
Victoria, Marcli 10. ���Hon. smith
Curtis made a formal obarge against
the ministry tonight and moved for a
committee of the house to Investigate,
Hon. Jos. Martin attacked the personnel of t^e committee and made a
bitter attack on Mr. Curtis. The
government asUed for a Royal commission instead of a committee and
this was cairied. The debate was very
acrimonious, During the debate Hon
W. C. Wells denied Groenthleld's lilting for the government in the negotiations with McKenzic end Mann, excepting for a time at Ottawa when ho
Hcte.l as the local go vernmont's representative dealing with the Federal
ministry. This was necessary, ho
said, because he found tlie government
there were not friendly, owing to hostile representations made by certain
Victorians.
Attention was drawn bv E. 0,
Smith, of South East Kootenay, to tho
reseivatiou of two large blocks of
lard for the C.P.R. in S. L Kootenay
which contained Ihe only oil deposit
yet found in B. t_. The chief commissioner said this was reserved only
for railway  purposes.
Thu correspondence relating to tho
appointment of Krnuk Walker as
police commissi,,nei :,,/ Rossland was
ordered by the houso on Smith Curtis'
motion. Hon. D, M. Ebons said the
request was due to the fact that he
was a political enemy of Curtis, but
the latter held that Walker had made
himself obnoxious in connection with
tbe strike and that the appointment
consequently gave dissatisfaction.
Martin cocurrcil with Curtis. Eberts
ut first refused to .submit thu correspondence in connection with tho
appointment of Hon T, M. Dnly to
prosecutu Colistro and lluaiuish, but
the opposition joined in demanding it
aud the Martinites putting in a similar demand, the ministry was forced
to comply amid opposition jeers.
The statemont is given out by the
Liberal executive that at the executive
meeting here, steps were taken to
bring all Libeial organisations in tho
province into touch with tho provincial one. It was also decided to wire
Sir Wilfrid Laurier touching certain
matters of internal concerns. The intention to run the next provincial
elections on party lines was reiterated
and the correspondence read showed a
determination to further this object.
A circular will be issued to Liberals
providing that no Liberal association
be recognized unless it has tiled a list,
of officers with the president and secretary and also a statement that all
Liberals in tho district united to form
it. There will be an assessment of 25
cents per member.
During the appointment of committees today John Houston giving his
views told the house he "did not care
a damn." Tbe speaker made him
withdraw tho expression, Houston
muttering tha t he bad uo friends in
tbe home.
JEALOUSY CAUSED MURDER.
Husband   Shot Wife Though   Married
lint Six Month.-.
Boston, Marc�� 10.���A special to the
Globe from Plttifleld, Mass.. says:
Henry Nye filled his wife's bend with
a charge from a shotgun at theii heme
in Stephentown, N.Y , about 12 miles
from Pittsfield last night and the
woman died two hours afterward.
Nye escaped. Jealousy is said to have
prompted thc act. The couple had
been married but six month.. A
posse of cltis-ens has been on Nye',
'rail since the shooting but thc man
haB eluded capture.
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METAL  QUOTATIONS.
London,Maioh 19.���Lead ill 10s.
New York, Marcli t9.���Close���Hat
silver G3 7-8es Mexican delists 4.1 1-4.
Copper dull. 12 1-30 to 12 8-8c. Lead
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A FARCIAL RESOLUTION.
Of all the screaming farces that have
been perpetuated in the coal and coke
controveisy that has been in progress
since the commencement of the year
the resolution passeu by the council ol
the municipality ot Phoenix is the
funniest. This is so because it iB
visionary, illogical and uot practical.
The resolution in full is as follows:
Whereas, the mining and smelting
of metalliferous ores constitute the
primary industry of .Southern British
Columbia, and
Whereas, a plentiful and cheap
supply of coke is indispensable to that
industry; and
Whereas, many low grade properties
now lying idle could be profitably
operated if cheaper fuel for smelting
were available; and
Whereas, the Crow's Nest Coal com
pany is charging an   exorbitant   price
for its coke; and
Whereas, there is great danger that,
if the Dominion government were to
sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of
the coal lands still held by the crown
in the Crow's Nest Pass, they would
be absorbed immediately or ultitnat
ely by the Crow 's Nest Coal company
which would eliminate competition
aud all chancex>f cheap coke;
Therefore,   be   it   resolved, that the
Dominion government be   respectfully
requested   neither  to   sell,   lease,   or
otheiwise   dispose   of   the   coal   land
still held by   the Crown in the Crow's
Nest Pass, but to hold them in perpetuity   for   tho   benefit   of   the   whole
people of Canada,   and to develop said
coal   lards   and   operate   coke  ovens
under government   management,   thus
furnishing   the   smeltir,g industry   of
Rritish   Columbia with   coke   at   the
lowest   possible   price,    and   creating
a great increase of commeicial   activity   throughout   tbe   province   by the
opening   of   low   grade   bodies of ore
which cannot now be worked.
There are misstatements in (he above
resolution.    For instance, thc price of
coke is not   exorbitant as   stated    as
it barely covers the cost of production.
The reduction of 'he price of coke was
made to tiae the mine   owners over   a
dull period when the prices   of metals
were low.      It   must   be   remembered
that the cost of powder and other sup
plies in East Kootonay is greater tnan
anywhere   else   in Canada where coa
mining is carried on.    Labor is higher
there than it is at the coast or in east
cm Canada.      Four dollars per ton for
coke,   therefore, about represents   the
cost of production.    If the market was
a large one and vn.-t   quantities   were
being   turned   cit coke might be produced for a litis less than the   present
cost, but the market is not an extensive
one.      We do not believe that there is
the   slightest   danger   that   the   coal
lands   held   In reserve by   the Federal
government   will   ever   pat's   into the
hands   of   the Crow's \est   Coal   Co
That corporation has 200,000   acres   of
coal lands,    whieh le all that it   neens
for many years to come.      The   Canadian Pacific railway   is bending every
eneigy to cause the ooala lands to pass
ioto the possession of its   friends   and
allies so that it raav   have   control   of
them.    Then, if it has power to create
conditions   favorable   to   the scheme,
there would be danger of a monopoly.
The Crow's Nest Ccal Co. is not, bow-
ever, the only concern engaged   iu exploiting   tbe   coal   measures   of    the
Crow's Nest Pass   basin.      Thero   are
some   half a dozen companies,   syndicates and firms, which are engaged in
developing   properties there and some
have    been     selling      coal     to    the
C. P.U.   and   others.      One   or two   of
these companies intend   to put in coke
ovens, and to raako coke.    Besides the
coke made in   the   Crow's   Nest   Pass
there     is     a     large   tonnage     made
from the ovens   at the   coast;   in   the
year 1000 the coast  ovens   turned   out
19,23i tons of coke.    Coke can be pur
chased at the coast, but it costs fa per
ton there at the ovens.
The mo6t fareial part of the resolution is where tho Phoenix aldertnm
request tho government to operate the
reieives for the benefit of the mines in
their town and vicinity. Ther,- is no
danger whatever that the Federal
authorities will ever uudertake so
foolish a move^ Thc mining of cobI
and the making of eoke are industries
of no small magnitude in the Dominion of Canada. There aro many millions oi dollars invested ia them by
citizens. If the governmont embattled
iu the business it would spell rum to
all engaged in tllis line of industry
because if the government wont into
such an enterprise in East Koote
nay it could do likewise at the coast
and in Eastern Canada, No corporation, no ninttur how great its resources, could hope to compete with
the government. It would amount to
a monstrous pieco of Injustice for the
government to adupt such au unfair
policy.
What would tho people of Phoenix
say if the people cf other communities
would declare that the price of gold
and copper, which are the only products of Phoenix are too exorbitant
and would petition the Federal government to embark in the business of
mining fur these mir.eials on tne
vacant grovernmont mineral areas so
as to bring down prices. There is no
possibility of this being done just as
there is not the remotest chance of the
Federal government embarking io the
business of mining for coal and making of coke. It shows to what foly
public bodies,and even those reputed
to be sane,sometimes go when blinded
by self interest.
TDE LEAD SITUATION.
Tho Federal government has announced that there will be no ohange
in the tariff at the present session of
parliament. There should bo a depart
ure from this determination so far as
tbe tariff on lead is concerned and it
should be raised,, sufficiently to keep
out the foreign product. The import
duty levied on lead is only 15 per
cent ad valorem and on some of the
products of lead, and notably white
lead, it is even smaller. At least
two lead refineries are to be constructed io the Kootenays and before they
embark iu the business should be protected by an increase in the duty to a
large enough figure to ensure them a
monopoly of the home market, wbul
is a growing one and which already consumes between 12,000 and
13,000 tons of lead and its products
per annum. Those behind the lead
refineries do not feel much like going
ahead with them until they aie
assured that they will be protected
from foreign competition. This protection should be accorded them by
the Federal government and at once.
It has been stated that the government
did not care to raise the tariff on lead
until some pig lead had been turned
out in Canada. The government virtually says that it would not be equitable to place an additional burden on
the lead users of Canada until the refiners of lead are in a position to supply the home market. If the government does not desire to immediately
impose toe increased duty, a measure
could be adopted providing that at
any time by an order-in-aouncil the
duty can be raised to a figure fixed by
parliament, but sufficiently high to
keep out the foreign product. Tbis
should he satisfactory to those who
purpose embarking in the lead refining business. Messrs. Aldridge,
Buohanan, and Cronin, who represent
tho Associated Boards of Trade, left
several days since for the seat ol gov
eminent and doubtless they will be
able to convince the government to
alter its determination to make no
change in the tariff at this cession of
pailiament.
We do not see how the government
can consistently -o anything else but
grant what the committee may reason
ably ask. The only position that they
can with reason assume is to grant
Ahat thc lead interests are asking for
aud the granting of it is simply what
they nre in justice and equity entitled
to. To assume any other position
world be both unreasonable and impolitic and caluculatcd to injure one
of the prominent interests of the
country. This being the case the committee from the Associated boards
should be successful in   its   mission.
MONGOLIAN PHEASANTS.
The Tourist association purpuses
stocking the country adjacent to Nelson with the Mongolian pheasant, a
splendid game bird. The birds were
Introduced by Mr. Denny when he was
U. H. minister to Korea abont 20 years
ago, when he made a present of three
dozen to a gun club of Portland, Ore.
They are now to be found in many
parts of Oregon and Washington.
There are some on Vancouver island
and a number in tho Frasor river
valley. Presumably they all came
from the same stock, although b few
pairs may have been brought from thc
Orient since that time. They are
hardy birds and can accommodate
themselves to almost any surroundings.     In lhe Orient  they flourish in
OSON'S BAY
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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 Vou will find the finest assortment of both Imported and Domestic goods in the country. New goods
arriving daily.
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���    Avon .Springs, N. 1, Feb. 1, 1901.
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sections where the winters are said to
be even more severe than In the vicinity of Nelson. Should a few dozen be
secured and put out near tbis oity
they should during the first winter or
two be looked after so that in the
periods in which they are being
acclimated tbey can be fed during the
severer snow storms. This may not be
necessary.but would simply be a safeguard. It is contended that tlie birds
hatched here will be able to accommodate themselves to their environment
and that tbey will be able to live
through tho hardest winters without
being cared fur. A law should be
passed protecting the birds and prohibiting the shootiDg trapping or
killing of them in any manner for a
period of the last three years. J. F.
McNaught, who is well acqua;nted
with the peculiaiities of Mongolian pheasants, says he is satisfied
that they will thrive along the arm of
Kootenay lake and the main lake, and
declares tbat once they arc established
they will remain. It will be necessary, of course, when the inhibition
is finally taken off as to killing them
to have a close season in order to give
them the chances which are usually
given to other game birds.
They afford splendid sport fur the
hunter and would lorm a great attraction for visitors who Hke to shoot as
well as fur the local sportsmen.   Tbis
proposod move of the Tourist   association is a most commendable   one   and
there should be no delay   in   carrying
it out.     The   birds are easily obtain
able   and   should   be   secured inline
diately.
A MODEL HAKBER SHOP.
The tonsorial establishment of J. If.
Matheson and the basement shop of
McMabon aud Gardner have consolidated and are now doing business
next duor to the Ih.dega saloon, where
tbey will be pleased to meet old and
now customers.
IMPERIAL
HOTEL
LATE {SILVER   KINO HOTEL
Finest and Best Bar ln the City.
The best Brands of Liquors
and cigars.
RATES
$1.00 AND $1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH HARWOOD.   -   Proprietor
Lawrence Hardware Go.
NELSON, B. C.
The Fishing season is now open and we invite our friends and  patrons to
inspect our large and oomplete stock of
FISHING   TACKLE
Rods, Reels, Casts, Flies, Fly Books, Lines, Fishing Baskets, Trolling Spoons
Guns and Ammunition
Gbe'iRosalBanfc of Ganaba
I'iiiiIIkH Aulhnrltrd,
Incorporated 1660.
N:t.i!iin,��Hi.uii I  Capital  I u'll-ui ,
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��*oard nf mrrrlnn     rhomas E. Kenny,  President;   Tbonim Rltmhlti, Vloe-PwaMo,,*
���WUov Smith, H.O. liauld, lioo. I'��vWMi>oKoen. ~mm
K-.-nil o;ne��, imi iraii
Ucr.oral Manager, Kelson L. Pe-ise, Montroal.
Buporintondont of Branches, and Socrotary, W. B. Torr&noe, Hallfr.i,
���Irani lirn!
<Jaebec-Moutroal, (Cltjr lOffloo), Montr���
Went End (Cor. Notre Bams __ _S__
noa-s Stroot*.); Wiriltiiount (Cor. Greene
Avonuo and St. I'm Intrlno .   Street
tlntarlo��� Ottawa.
-in, r���mitl!ni>il    9t, John's.
Cuba, West IviII'mi���Havana,
Halted Mates���New York no nixohange Plaoe
Republic Wash. "��
Nova   fteotla��� Halifax    Hranoh,   Anttk*onluh
Ilrlilyowntor, Ouysnoro. Iionrioudorry, Lit -
enburg. MaltlHud (Hani? Co.|. Fiotou, Port
Hnwkosbury, Hydnoy. Hhubonacadie.Truro
Woymouth.
New     Itrunswlclt ��� Bftthurst,      Dorchostor,
Froderiuton. Kingston iKont Co.l, Mono-
ten, Newcastle, Sackvlllo Sl, John,Woodstock*
P. ~. iHluud���Cbarlottolown, Huramerside.
Grand
BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLOMBIA.
Furfts, Nanaimo,   Kelson,   Rossland,   Vanconver
Vancouver East End, Viotoria.
(Vrrenpomlrnlst
Jnnarta-MorehantK Bank of Canada. Bostoii-Nationa Shawmut Bank. Chlraao���Illlnnh
Trust at-d Savings Dank. Ban l-nuiclico-Flrst National llanit. London, Fnz.-Viik"if
.Scotland. Paris, franco -Credit Lyonnaie. Bermuda-Bank uf Bermuda, China and j.
pan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.    Spokane-Old National Bank
(leneial Banking Business Transactod; Starling Bills of Exchange  liouuh
and Sold, Lstters of  Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on rpecia
deposite and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
B YOUJRE SAFE WHEN
E YOU USE
nn fuse
CROWN BRAND
Be Sure and Get the Genuine.
1 Lawrence Hardware Company 1
B Sole Agents, Nelson, B. C. __\
GOOD   GOKING    GOAL
has been discovered on the
Similkameen   Valley   Coal    Company's
Property.
COKE OVENS TO BE ERECTED
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.
REGINALD J. STEEL,
Nelson, B. C.
Official Broker
NOTICE
Notion is hereby given Hint I intend
to apply at the nest sittiDg of the
ooard of license cominissiouers for tbe
Oity of Nolson to be held after the expiration of thirty days from the date
hereof, for a trausfor of the retail
liquor license now held by tne lor the
Boyal hotel, situate on Stanley street
in the City of Nelson, on lots 1 and 4,
block an. subdivision of lot 05, group
1, West Kootenay district to Koi Johns,
of me City of Nelson,
J. LOVELL BMITH.
Witness: IX A. McFarland.
Dated this 27th day of Februarv.
1908.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Bt.John, N. B.
Allan Uno Paiinian March 2*>
Allan Line t'orinllilan April  5
Heaver Line Lake Superior .; April 11
Beaver Lino Garth Castle April 2b
Allan Line stoamera call :at Halifax two days
later
Frcm Portland.
Dominion Line Californian April 12
Dominion Line Colonial! April 2(i
From New York
Cunard Lino Campania March 29
Cunard Line Umbria April fi
Whito Star Line Teutonic Maroh 88
Whito Star Lino Oceanic April   2
American Line Philadelphia March 2(!
American Line Bt Paul April  8
Red Star Line Morion March 29
Red Star Lino Haverford April 19
Continental Ballings of French, North German Lloyd, H. A. P. and Italian LineB on application.
RATES���Saloon fares $12.50, and upwards
Pecond $35 and upwards according to hteamor
aid location of berth. Steerage quoted on application. Prepaid passages from England and
the continent at lowest rates.
H. L. BROWN,      W. Pt F. CUMMINGS,
City Agt. Nelson.      Gen. Agent. Winnipeg
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
YARDS   AT    NELSON" AND   ROSSLAND
MILL AT PORTO RICO SIDING,
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always lo
Stock.
We carry a complete stock of Coast Flooring
Colling, luHldo Finish, Turned Work, Sash ano
Doors. Special order work will receive promul
attention*   Midi ordors solicited.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
LiniTED.
Head Offloe���Hendrrx and Vernon fc. Nolfoo
REISTERER & CO.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter.
DEOP IM AND SEE OS,
��<���!��>�� & 0.
SILVER KINO MIKE
Will pay tbe highent caab prioe for All
kinds of second hand goods. Will hoy
or sell anything from an anobor to a
needle. Pnrnitnre, Btoves, oarperts,
cooking utensils, bought in household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Oall and see me or write. Address
Silver King Mike, Boi, 200. Hall
Street, Nelson, B. C.
H.&M.BIRD
Real Estate, Fire and Life Insurance
Money to Loan.
Houses to Rent in all parts of the
City. See list at entrance to our
offices, next to McArthur's Furniture store. Nklson   Daily  Minsk, Thurs ay, March 20, 1902
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I     MINING NEWS.     |
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There Is a prospect of the Humming
Bird resuming work and sending out
more ore thiB spring. The mine has
sent a larger quantity of oro to the
smelter than the aggregate ol all tho
rest of the Noith Fork claims. The ore
carries good values ill gold and silver,
bnt tbe cost of hauling rudjces its
profitableness.
W. G. Robb, of Whitewater, was in
yesterday attending to business in
connection with a recent shipment of
ore from tho Wellington mine in
Sioean to the Hall Mines smelter. Tho
Wellington was one ol thc early shippers from the Slocan but not much
has been sent out since l.n. A little
less tban a year ago work was relumed but chielly in tho way uf development, and it was in the oourse of this
that the oro shipped was taken out.
Work will bo continuud on the mine.
The Rambler, near Eholt, recently
shipped a car of ore from u very
promising surface showing to the
Grand Forks smelter. A sack of ore
from this outcrop returned fair values
in gold, bo it was decided to try how
a carload would run. The Bmelter
returns have not yet been received. A
breakage ot one of tho patts of the
diamond drill that for several weeks
had bee.i putting in drill holes to
prospect the Rambler, has necessitated
a temporary stoppage of this work
until repairs can be made.
Mautii'o Gintzburger, of the Monitor mine passed through Nolson yesterday on his way to Trail. He states
that the Monitor is doing well and it
is the intention of the company to
keep shipments up to an average of
100 tons a month for the year. Mr.
Giiitvbmgor statos that there ls a
propositon afcot to erect a lead smelter at Sandon and that parties from
the Unitod States are now negotiating
wilh the city of Sandon for certain
rights. The proposed capacity of the
smelter would be U) tons a day and
there would be no difficulty in getting
that quantity.
At a special meeting of the shareholders in the Royal Victoria Gold
Mining company, limited, owning the
Golden Eagle, near the Volcanic, on
the north fork of Kettle river, held at
Greenwood recently to consider the
advisability of disposing of the company's property with ample capital to
work the mine, should oppoitunity
occur, the necessary authority was
given to tbe management to tnke such
action. Nine-tenths of the shares
wore represented at the meeting,
either in person or by proxy. The
Golden Eaglo sometime ago shipped to
the Granby smelter about 15 tons of
high grade ore, values of wbich were
chiefly in gold and silver. The cost of
hauling though, is heavy under existing conditions.
L. R. Lindsay, of Kaslo, was iu
NelBon yesterday on his way to Spokane on business, connected with tho
Silver Crown Mining company. This
company owns the Alice and Zuni
mineral claims in Spring creek basin
about two miles from Cody. Recently
not much has been heard from Spring
creek basin but the piospects are good
for considerably more work being
done there during the coming summer
than in tbe past. The Silver Crcwn
company has in all done 1,300 feet of
work, chiefly in two tunnels. The
first was run following a group of
small leads and then a lower crosscut
was commenced and has been driven
for 430 feet. This haB rot yet reaohed
the main lead of the property but cannot ye far from it, and if tho dip of
tbe ledge has changed from what it
waB near the surface the tunnel should
be almost at it now. The good results
following exploration at depth in the
Slocan has been a source of encouragement to others to continue their
work.
In the same basin the Carbonate No.
2 owned by Mr. Donaldson,of Sandon,
is being worked under tribute by
Pfeifer and Foundrey, who have been
doing well. A carload was shipped
about two weeks ago and another is
expected to come out soon.
TO CUKE A COUt IN ONE DAV
Take 1-axativo Promo Quinine Tablets. Al
drutrgistH refund tho money if it falls to cure
E. W. Grove's signature iu on oach box.   25o.
NEW DENVER TO THE FRONT.
A Branch of the Tourist Assoociatton
Formed There.
The officers of the Tourist Association are in receipt of a letter from W.
D. Mitchell, of New Denver, in which
bo states that a branch of the TouriBt
association was formed in New Denver
on Saturday evening. Mr. Mitchell
famishes the following particulars of
the meeting.
In response to your invitation to
join with you ln organizing an association for the objects rbercin set
forth the townspeople of Now Denver
inrt in public assembly in Clever's
nail of the evening of Saturday, February i5th. A full representation attended. Henry Stega was called to the
chair and W. D, Mitchell appointed
secretary. Your communication was
read and thc merits of the proposition
discussed, amplified and approved of.
The chairman called attention to
the fact that the boauties.tho intrinsic
and latent merits of New Denver and
its possibilities as a field of pleasure
and profit were not surpassed in
foreign or domestic travel, as evidenced by tho general trend of public
upinion and the testimony and tribute, not of tourists alone, but of mining men, moneyed aien, commercial
men, artists, writers and others.
John Williams made a lew remarks,
stating that tho advantages and results likely t:> accrue from the promotion of the objects of the association
wore worthy of the earnest and beatty
suppoit of the people of New Denver.
These remarks were supported by
Amos Thompson and sove'al others
who made short speeches.
Resolutions were posscd directing
that an association bu organized in
connection with the movement in
Nelson; that the membership fee be
$i; that a coinmittoe bo appointed to
solicit funds; that each member
present constitute himself a committee
of one to increase the membership;
tho secretary was instructed to make
n reply to the invitation and report
progress, and to request the head
olllee in Nelson to furnish and forward for guidance aoy information
convenient, of tne plans, schemes and
objects of the association.
Stop now, think it over, hotter examine our shoe stock���The Wallace-
Miller Co., limited.
TOUNAMENT CLOSES.
A SucceBs Financially and Afforded
Much Eenjoyment. *
The ping pong tournament ended
laet evening with the contests for the
finals. A large audience was prosent
and applauded warmly the many good
plays made. The feature of tbe evening was the contest for the mcn'B
championhip between Messrs, D. Lbj-
aud F. A. Macrae, which was won by
tho former with a score of 0-3, fi-5.
The interest throughout: the evening
was very keen and all participating
expressssed their regret that it was
the last contest.
The commitee who had the affair !d
charge announce that $175 was cleared
as a result of the tournament which
will be added to tbe funds of the
Kootenay Lake General hospital. The
ladies wish to thank all wbo assisted
in the tournament for their kindness.
The arrangements throughout the
tournament were rematkably good
and the whole affair went off without
a bitch,
Following are thc results of the
finals played last evening:
Ladies' Handicap Singles--1st prize,
Mrs. R. M. Bird; 2nd prize, Miss
Evelyn Gurd; 3rd prize, MiBs F.
Hedley.
Mixed Doubles���1st prize, Mrs.
Pollok and Mr.Winter; 2nd prize, Mr.
and Mrs. R. M. Bird; 3rd prize, Miss
B. Hedley and Mr. Pollok.
Men's Championship Singles���1st
prize, D. Lay; 2nd prize, F.A.Macrae;
3rd prize, Leo Brown.
Men's Handicap���1st piize, F. A.
Macrae; 2nd prize, F.A.Eden; 3rd
prize, D. Lay.
GirU' Singles���1st prize, _, Gurd;
2nd prize, H. Macdonald.
Boys' Singles���1st prize, I. Campbell ; 2nd prize, T. Gallon.
At tbe conclusion of the tournament
the prizes were presented to the winners by Mrs. Fletoher. A short speech
was then made by the mayor who aB
chaiiman of the hospital boaid thank-
en the ladies for their services and
proposed a vote of thanks to the
ladies of the committee, which was
cairied unanimously, followed by
three cheers for the committee.
Fine      American    shoes���Wallace
Miller Co.
QUEEN OF HAYTI.
At the opera house last evening a
crowded house witnessed the presentation of the musical comedy The Queen
of Hayti. The company is a good one
and the specialties thioughout were
granted with plenty of applause. Tbea
Casic, as Henrieta, Queen of Hayti,
was very good. Of the specialties,
Hany L. Gillam, as the acrobatic
Hebrew received an ovation of applause each time he appeared on the
stage, and Frank Erk as Happy
Hooligan was aleo very good. In his
musical act he showed several new
wi inkles in the musical line. Kraton
did some juggling with hoops that
was the best tbat bas beon seen here.
A large number of Bongs were Introduced in the course of the performance, which, taken all through was
most meritorious. Tonight the company will present tbe Alabama Minstrels, with a full change of programme, and should again be greeted
by a full house.
Trunks, valiBes���The Wallace Miller
Co.
TRAIN CREW ACQUITTED.
Stratford,    Oct.,    March   19.��� Jcssm
Peters  and    Robert   Hatter,     Grand
Trunk   engineer   and   Unman,   were
THE   MINER'S
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the rr in of one oo:it a word per Insertion. No
advert! no ment taken for \b_\_ than 25 oentn.
Situation Wanted advortUemunta Inaerted
three timet, free of charge.
FOI.    SALE   or   Bent��� House, Silica
street, will bell   or rent,   furnished ;
All conveniences*   C. E. Miller.
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NCLSON, B. C.
FOU SALE���F.ggs for hatching from
Barred Plymouth Rocks and Pekin
Ducks; choice stock, Strawberry
plants. John Houghton, Crawford
Hay.
"VT KLSON 8011A WATKH KACTOltY-
1* N. ,M. Cummins, Leeaee��� Kvory knowi
vurlot.y of xufl. drinks. P 0 Hox 88. TelspbOD
No, 31. Huovor Btreet, Nelson,  bottlers of ih
fnuious HU Leon Hot Bpruuri Minora! Water
FOR 84LE OBEAP--$8��0 each, will
bDy two well finished cottages I'lx'l-t
on flora street, between Ward and
Josephine. Terms easy, for further
ourticuluis call at Miner ofiico.
FOR SAi.E���The Nolson Cafe, the
finest l-estauiant in tho Kootenays,
best location, 25 nicely furnished
rooms in connection. The best bnsi-
ness proposition in tlio district today,
for full particulars write Nelson Cale,
Hox 2S5, Nelsou II.C.
FUUN1SUED rooms witb   or without
board.     Apply    on   Silica   street,
second door west of VVard.
FURNISHED   ROOMS   TO    RENT.���
Appiv   to   Mrs If. J. Squires, Room
40, K. W. 0. block.
WANTED
3. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Vox 405. Fhone 278.
WANTED���Railroad men for Lardo,
wages $2.25, ship today. Waitresses.
Woman cooks. Oiri for housework.
Hoy to learn shingle panning.
WANTED���Shingle. Packer,     J.
Saywaid.
HELP of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Em
ployment Agency. Large warehouse
for storage; call at Piosser's Second
Hand store, Ward stcet.
MEN WANTED���On     Crow's      Nest
Southern   Ry.     Good   wages,   long
job   Headquarters, Elko,    B.   C.     A.
Guthrie & Co.
MISCELLANEOUS
INFORMATION WANTED. ��� Elliot
Foster Crafts,of Oharloa'own, Mass.
write home as soon as you can as
Snaucial interest await you there.
Very important,.   I. F. Crafts.
ENGINEERS, Firemen, Machinists
and Elcctiiuians 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.
SPRAINS
Bruises. Hon: Hack. Burns, Scalds, Neuralgia, Headaches, Lumbago, Sore Throat and
ovory ol her eilment whore outward application li wanted to giv c quick Jclief.
Mr. Mack Wnitu, tho well known trainer of
tho Toronto I,acrosso Team and Osgood Hall
Football Club writes: "I consider Orilliths
Menthol Liniment unequalled for athletes or
thoso trainleg. t have usod it with Lho best
success and can heartily recommend it for stitf-
noss, soreness, sprains and all forms of swelling
and inllainnial ion.   Price 25 cents.
For sale bv J. H. Vanqtone, Nelson, B. Cl
WALL
PAPER
Our New Stock is now open,
comprising
i Tory Fi
New Designs
of
The Prices Will Suit the
Times.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
tried today in the assizes on a charge
of manslaughter. The men were i
charge of v locomotive which ra
down and killed Mrs. E. McCann,
near St. Marys, last October. It is
alleged tbat the usual crossing warnings were uot given. The jury was
out for but a few minutes, and returned a verdict of not guilty.
AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS
GROCERIES
AMAU1IONAU) & Oo.-Cornor Kron
. and Hall .stroots���Wholosido grocer
and jobbers In hi ,:,,..���: - gloves, milts, boot*
rubbers, nmekhiaws and minors' sundries.
FRESH AND SALT M.BATC
PBIJltNtf Sc Co.-Baker Stroet, Nolsou-
.   Wholesalo douloi-s in Crush a      curod
luoaU,.   Cold SUjrage.
WEST    KOOTKNAY    BUTCHER   CO.
llakor Streot, Nolson-Wholesale doa
ore tn rrosh and cured meats,
HARDWARE & MIN1MG   SUPPLlEt
I A WRENCH   HARDWARE  CO ���Bako
J   Street,   Nelson ��� Wholesalo dealais b
hardware,  minors' BUppllos, suorling goods
etc
M'LACHLAN BK03.HttkorSi.renl- Nelson,
11. C������ Dealers in general harhware,
mining supplies, g'^ss, pat us, Portland Coin. :nl, lire clay and Scotch lire brick. Agenn-
for W ilklns anil Co.'s celebrated steel wire rope
NKLSON   HARDWARE  CO.���Wholeeali
paultS, oils and gloss; mechanics  tool..
FishingTaok'o and Spotting Goods a specially
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
rpURNKH, BEETON Sc Co.-Cornor Vernoi
__ and Jo:,ophino Streets, Nelson���Whale
salo dealers in liquors, cigiu-s, and dry good.-
Agonts for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwuuke.
and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.
u
UDBON'S HAY Oo.-Wholesalo (frooerlo
and liquorn otc, linker Street}, NolRon.
LUMI1ER
NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILL-
Ofllco oomer Hall and Front. Street*,
Nelson���Lumber, celling, flooring, and evnrj
thing In wood for building purposes* OoL on?
prlcoH.   Correspondence noJielted.
CONFECTIONERY.
T     A.   lVrpONAM),      Agent   Hazolwood
Dairy Co. Icu Cream.
Kootenay Railway and lis.
Company, Ltd.
Operating
KASLO & SLOCAN RAILWAY
INTERNATIONAL NAV. & TBAD CO, Ltd
Shortest and quickest route to the oast and al
points on _he O. R. Be N. and Northern lJt>
cifle RuilwayH in Washington, Oregon and
Southern States.
Time Card Effective Nov. 10. 1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry-
8:30 a. m. Lv.
10:69 p.m. Ar.
(Kaslo
tiandon
Ar. 4:00 p. ra
Lv. 1:1.1 p. rn
Int Nav- & Trading Oo
NLLHON' -KASLO  UOI TE.
6.00 p. ra. Lt.
9:10 p. m. Ar:
Nelson Ar. 10:30 a- m.
Kaslo Lt. 7:00 a. in.
Connecting at FIto Milo Point with Nelson
& Fort "hoppard Railway both to aud from
Rossiand, etc.
Tickets sold to all porta in United Statoa and
Canada Wa Great Northern andO. H. Be N
Co.'s lines.
Ooean steamship  tickets and  rates t!   a
lines will bo furnished on application.
For further particulars call on or address
ROBERT IRVINli
Uanagnr. Kafdo.B, C
G. K. Taokabury Agont. Nelson B. O
GrREAT NORTHERN
RAILWAY.
NONE BETTER.
SOLID VL&U3TTLED TRAINS.
PALACE DINING AIL 0EBEBVATI0B
0ABS -MEALS a la 0AETE.
MILL BUILDINGS BURNED.
Victoria Harbor, Ont., March 19.���
Fire last night destroyed the Victoria
Habor Lumber company's boarding
house, store and offices, The loss is
$50,000.
Close connection East and West
hound at Spokane with trains of the
Sp.ikane Palls and Northern Railway
D rect connection at St. Paul with
out change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New Yorlf
anil all points   East and Sunt h.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:40 v'm
Leaves Spokane daily ior West at 7:20 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily tor West at 8 DO p-m
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, Ban Francisco, and all points
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation East
hound trains connect at Duluth with
the magnificent Bteamships North-West
and North-Land of theNorthern Steamship Oompany Line, operated in connection with the Oreat Northern Kail-
way.
For further informntiou, aps, fold
ers, etc., apply to any lyjen t of Spokane
Fnlls Sc Northern Ky., Kaslo Sc Slocan
Ry., Kootei ai Railway Sc Navigation
Op , or to
H. BRANDT,
Oity Pass, and Tkt. Agt, W 7ol W,
Riverside Ave,, Spokane, Wash.
Q. K. TACKAnURY. Local Agent,
Nel son. B.O
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL   Kl.NDH  OF
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fisn and Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manaver.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Streht, Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attentit n
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which la Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
MEAD OFFICE-TORONTO.
Paid-up  Capital,   18,000,0001    Reserve   Fund,   12,000,000;
AirgrepaU-   Ucsources Over 105,000,000,
HON, QKO. A. COX, Pre.iid.-tit.      B. K. WALK Kit, Ueneral Mana*ei
London Olllee:  6n Lombard Strca*.  _.  C.
New York Otlice; 16  exchange Place.
And 68 brauchuB in Canada and Ihu United autos, Including;
BRITISH COLUMBIA
A-rr.iN Ghkknwood Nkixo* Han don
OHANIIBOOK KaxLOUI-b Nltw WKM-MIN8TUI    VANCOUVER.
i-KiiNin Nanaimo Hohslanu Victoria
YUKON DISTRICT-11AWHON AND Wiiitk IIohhk.
UNITUH STATES���Nkw Yoiik, San Khancihco, fcSKATTt.it, Pohtland, Skaowav.
Savings Bank Department.
DcpoaltB Received and InleriHt Al^wid.   lie scut lute 8 l'er taut
Nelson Branch.
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager,
l"0"1"W"0">"��l"��iie'��ejntJntliK
TWO SNAPS IN REAL
ESTATE
$1,000 will buy cottage containing livu
rooms and \wo lots in Hume Addition; beautiful view ol tbe lake
from vetandus,     Very easy termu.
$100   down   balance   in monthly pay
ments will buy a B-roomed cottage, nil modern improvements,
1 1-2 lots. Close to Hnker btreet
and pleasantly situated. Full
partieulare of
R. J. STEEL, Broker, Nelson, B. C.
THE DOMINION WIRE ROPE CO., Ltd.
MONTREAL
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WERE K0PE.
Tramway, Hoisting, Mining- Wire Rope,
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Untie-ground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
 H, E- CROASDAILE Agent Nelson-	
P. BURNS& CO.   ~~~
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON. B. C.
Branoh Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Easl.
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City
order* by mall to at>�� branch will bave careful and promot attention.
SEALED TENDERS
Will be received addressed to me at
the Imperial Hank, Nelson. B. C, up
to and including tho 21st day of
March next, for the purchase of the
plant, business, hnok debts and good
will of the "Nelson Miner," a daily
paper published at the said City of
Nelson.
For terras and particulars apply to
Macdonald and Johuson, soleitors,
Hums Hlock, Hakcr street, Nelson,
U.C.
All tenders to be marked in the
upper left hand corner: "Tender,
Nelson Miner."
.1. M. LA.,
Manager Imperial Hank of Canada   at
Nelson
Nelson, B.C., Maroh 7th, 1902.
IN   PROBATE
Estate of A. H. Gray, Deceased,
Tako Notice that probate of the will
nf the late Alexander lllair (Iray has
been granted to Edvard Albert Crease,
sole executor. Creditors ate required
to send particulars of their claims
duly verified to the undersigned on or
before the 15th April, 11)02. After that
date tho executor will proceed to dis-
ttlbute the estate having regard only
to those claims of which he shall then
have tecelved notico.
Dated lilth March, 1H02.
CUBASE aud CREASE,
IT Fort Street, Victoria, H. C, Solicitors foi tho Executor.
J. 0. GWLLLIM, B-,  Sc,
MI5INQ ENGINEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Strec Nelson. R C
For first-clans leather wrlto
B. C. Leather Co.
Vancouver, B. C.
BriMnh ColnmhiR ARonta for tho oetebruod
" PftNRTAif41" Solo Leather, Cut Sole* and
Heel Pieces.
HiiriH 1 LoaLhcm, Bridle, Sftldlo nnd  Bklrt-
Lng Leather*, Jaco and LatiKO Lent tiers. Upper Leathern of all kimta
Manufacturers of Clotted Uppers of all
kinds,
Hhoemakera' Tools and Finding*, Saddlery
Hardware, Hide" and OUa.
CalalujcnM aid price 'i��U on application.
Spokane Falls Sl
Northern R'v.
Nelson  Sl  Fort
Sheppard R'v.
Red Mountain R'v.
BUFFET   PARLOR
CAR
Between NelsoD and Spokane
Nelson to Seattle
21 hours
Nelson to   Vancouver    -
26 hours
Nelson to Victoria
26 hours
Leave DAY TKAIN Arrive
--.'20 a.m Spokane 7:15 p.m
I l-.-lii p. ui Kossiand 4 :3U p. 111
10:30 a.m... .Mountain 8'BO p. in.
9:40 a. m Nelaon 0 :45 p. ih.
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. Sc T.A.
Spokane   Wash
G. K. TAOKABURY
Agent. Nelson, B.
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
ProvinciaK"*
Land Surveyor.
0q NELSON B C
if. O. QBKKN        V. B. ObKMKNTri
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
Surveyors.
Gor. Kootenay & Victoria sts. Nelson
P. O. Box HIS Telephone ffll
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
Corporation,
head offiob toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to ii. h. LENNOX, Buiot St,
Mellon. ������������
Nhlson Uaili Minhrr Thursday, March 20, 190J
WALL
PAPER
Choice Designs for
Dainty People'
Tlie dainty colorings of this season's goods have never been
equalled. In choosing Wall Paper
you want the prettiest and best.
Vou can get a belter variety of Designs, Tints and Colors in Florals,
Stripes and Ingrains with Ceilings
and Borders to match, at our slori
than anywhere else and at prices
ranging from 7c. per roll up.
NLOELEY & LAING
Booksellers, Stationers
NELSON.  B.O.
Show Room for Mason Sc Riseli pianos
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THE CITY
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Deo. W, Hull, of the Marysville
smelter, cumc in last nigbt.
.) W. Gallup, of Balfour, camo to
Nelson yesterday in his launch, for
the purpose of getting implies.
II. J. Cambie, chief engineer*)! the
l'uciUe division of the C, 1'. E., and
T, I*. Busteed, of the maintenance
staff, camo in Inst evening irom the
Crow's Nest division.
Anything yon want in garden ing
tools at McLachlan liros,
No further rise lias taken place in
the lake level lor tho past three days,
the water remaining stationary at a
point seveu inches above the lowest
mark reached during the past winter.
Rain ooats, umbrellas, rubbers, new
goods, iust leceived; everything with
stylo, quality value, you'll find here.
���The Wallace Miller Co.,  limited.
Several Indians from the Ilonner's
Ferry band of Kootenais havo been in
tbe city this week selling marten
skins, the result of their winter's
dapping.    Clooii prices were realized.
The flrst lots of rock for building
the retaining wall on the north sido of
Vernen street, west of Ward street
were brought down yesterday and
work will be started on the wall
shortly.
GOLDEN BROWN
The Color Sought in Coffee.
When a person has heen shown
tbat a change in food or drink can
make and keep ono well it is a thing
not likely to be forgotten.
Coffee is a "killer" fur many
people, and, of course, when loft off,
the user will probably regain a degree
of health without any outside help,
hut when Postum Food Cotfee is used
the return to health is muoh more
rapid, for I'ostum is a distinot, and
well defined health builder with a
delicious coffee flavor and a beautiful
deep hrown color that changes to
golden brown when cream is added.
A Chicago mnn, Peter 0. Hoist, al
315 Knglewood Ave. writes, "Reading
in the paper the other day something
about I'ostum Cercnl, lt awoke in
mo a reminiscent vein.
About five years ago, when I was a
miserable dyspeptic, I first heard of
I'ostum Cereal Colfee and put it to a
careful test.
1 had been afflicted, for years, with
chronic dyspepsia and all the medicines 1 had tried were in vain. One
hy ono I had to leave them off and
was in despair as to what I should do
for relief.
:.".y first taste of I'ostum was about
ten o'clock one morning. I did not
riaro to take cream with it for I knew
what the result, would ho with my
stomaoh. That is. 1 thought I did. I
have sinct learned that cream can be
taken iu Postum even by had dyspeptics,but I had my llrst, taste with only
hot water in it and a little sugar.
The second cup followed the first and
a third followed lhe second. I took
my departure munching some of the
dry grains of Postum os I was determined to Investigate its effects
thoroughly
That day I had no dinner and experienced no distressing sensations, on
the contrary felt as though my appetite had heen appeased.
The next day I began to use Postum
regularly and before the first package
had been entirely used I discovered the
most encouraging symptoms. The
dyspepsia and headaches which I had
been subject to daily, entirely disappeared, also tlio distressing vomiting peels. The bowels improved
steadily and regularly.
1 ate cautiously but was sustained
by the Postum Ooffee, After the
lirst package I lied it with milk,
then with cream,without experiencing
the least ineonvemeno. Of course I
was delighted and the future looked
bright. From the first experience up
to date my health bas been splendid.
I have increased in weight from lllli to
IS" pounds, and can digest anything
I   desiro.     1   can   say   honestly   and
cheerfully   that   I would   recommend I the territories   through agentB.
Postum to any one Buffering   tho tort-  appeared to be a most   desirable  ciass
ures of dyspepsia." I 0f immigrants,
C. II. Lookhart, of Lonkhart and
Jordan, Rossland, is In the city on
business.   ���
VV.' Q, Oillutte is erecting an addition to Captain Husk's residence a(
Kokanee creek.
Mrs. A. f). Emory has been confined
to her home during the past few days
by illness.
Charles Love is progressing favorably at tho hospital, no unfavorable
symptoms showing.
The lug Surprise was In yesterday
fiom Pilot Hay to take over some
machinery parts ami belts for thc sawmills at that point.
We have just received out new
spring stock of Wall Paper. F. ,1.
Bradley and Co,
A colfee and cikc social will he
served at tho Salvation army barracks
this evening (Thursday). Tickets ISO,
Proceeds lo assist local corps.
The suit of Fralelgli vs. Hall Mines
was Anally closed yesterday by the receipt of a cheque by the plaintilf frr
the amount of damages granted hy the
court.
See McLachlan llros., windows for
step ladders, pas'ry hoards, bnttei
spades, knife boards, etc.
New Hats, New Hats, New Hats.���
The Wallace-Miller Co., Ltd.
Dan Wambold.who playod tho clarinet in the Nelson band for some time
returned yesterday as a member of the
band of the (jueen of Ha5ti company.
He was heartily welcomed by his
many friends.
Beforo pi tcing your order for wall
papor it will pay you to see our new
designs, F. J. Bradley and Co.
A mud slide took place on the track
yesterday morning a short distance
west of the city, near One Milo point.
All the laborers available were set to
work to clear it away, but it was 1.30
before the train for Northport could
get past the obstruction.
Don't overlook us in our now quarters opposite Miner oflice, Ward street.
Conl and wood, West Transler Co.
Gardening operations have been
started by quite a few whose places
are so situated that the sun has taken
the frost out of tbe ground. Last
spring was so very late and cold that
many are prophesying that this year
it will be very early.
Men's and boy's shirt waists and
colored shirts, latest American styles,
just received���The Wallace-Miller Co,
Ileniard Macdonald, manager of the
Le Roi No. 2, Rossland Great-
Western and Kootenay mines, in the
Rossland camp, arrived here on Tuesday evening and registered at the
hair. He left yesterday morning for
the Silver Hill minekand is expeoted
back this evening.
A large number of additional men
have beon put to work by the C.P.R.
on the railway yards and approaches.
Another track is being laid west of
Hall street, and considerable work is
entailed at Cottonwood creek and
along the line west of the city. Tbe
tracks are said to he in very good
shapo this spring.
At the debate held on Tuesday evening in the parlors of the Congregational church by the members of the
Young Men's Debating elub the Freetraders were declared tho winners.
Tuesday evening next the subject of
debate will be, Resolved that the
modern stage is mere detrimental
than beneficial to society.
StafT-Capt. Taylor from Spokane,
will conduct a series of special meetings at tho S. A. barracks this week.
He will he assisted this evening by
Adjt. McRae of Ottawa. Saturday
evening the staff-captain will deliver
a chemical lecture, subject, Sin and
its Remedy. Sunday meetings nre to
he held al 7 and 11 a.m. and at 3 and
7.30 p.m. All ate cordially invited tc
attend. There will he no admission
fee to any of these meetings.
A carload of vapor launches were
ordered this week for Nelson pnrties
hy C E. Miller, agent for the Pierce
company. When these arrive there
will be a total of 10 pleasure launches
in the eity. Besides this there nr
number along the lake belonging to
private parties so that the number
available for a naval parade will this
year be quite imposing. Thc lake at
Nelson though not over well adapted
for sailing, owing to tho changeable
and uncertain winds, is splendidly
suited for mechanically propelled
launches, aod this season this form of
amusement is likely to be very
popular.
A number of settlers from the south
have heen arriving in the eity this
week, most of them on their way to
Alberta. Nebraska is contributing a
large share of the immigrants, and
tlie reason of this was stated by oue
of the settlors: to bo the great injury
suffered by farmers in that state last
summer from the hot winds which
near the harvest time blew for three
weeks steadily, withering up tne corn
on the stalks. All who passod through
Nelson expressed their delight with
the scenery and look of the country
which impressed them very favorably
alter the monotony of the prairies.
Most  of  them   had taken up lands in
They
.Unhealthy Hair
Sutaa germs that
duster around and
eat at tbe root ol tht
hair, making dar.d.
rutl, earning (ailing
hair. dully tuld-
newt
A Healthy Hair.
"A" marks external layer ol epidermic eheath. ������ D "
raarkj the Inferior
extremity. "B"
murk* tbe Internal
layer. "C" mark*
tlie root of tlic heir.
NEWBRO'S
HERPICIDE
Destroys those parasitic germs;
and It Is the only hair preparation
that does. "Destroy the cause,
you remove the effect."
FOR SALE BY DRDWISIS.   _
______wiM__________mB_____m
Col. W. N. Hrayton of Kaslo, is at
the Hume. He came in yesterday
from thu Boundary and reports that
the right of way case of the Great
Not them railway vs. Man ley will be
heard at Vancouver on Monday next.
A cnlico ball will he held at the
Queens hotel on the evening of March
31, fluster Monday, under the auspices
of tho Ladies' Progressive Whist Club,
J.A. McLaren, the popular assistant
city agent of the tlreat Northern railway, left last evening via C.P.R. for
Vancouver, Viotoria,Seattle, Portland
and San Francisco, on a vacation,
and will return in about three weeks'
time, via Portland, La Grande, and
Walla Walla,  Wash.
J As an induement to buy wall papers
early, Morley and Laing will give a
special discount of -lit per cent, off all
wall paper purchased until the end of
tlie mouth.
A big attraction has been arranged
for the afternoon of Master Monday,
Mareb 30, in the shape of a Rugby
football match between the East
Kootenay and Nelson teams. Tlie
game played there last spring between
these two teams will be remembeied
as an exciting match and the East
Kootenay players are coming down
bent en giving the Nelson team
defeat, and unless the Nelson team be
the strongest that can be got together,
it is quite likely that tbey will be
successful. Any Rugby players who
may have come to town recently
might send thir names to F. A. Macrae, at the Hank of Montreal) as soon
as possible, as a probable teum has to
be picked at once. A ball will be at
the grounds every afternoon and all
who are willing to help out tlio game
hy making up praetioes will oblige by
sending in their names or turning out
themselves. At least one full practice
will be necessary, and more il they
can be arranged. The East Kootonay
players show themselves good sports
to send a team such a distance and it
is hoped that a good crowd will turn
out to witness the match.
When you have any team work or
want coal or wood call up 33 West
Transfer Co, office Ward street, opposite Miner office.
WILL MEET THIS EVENING.
A meeting of the Fish and Game
Protective association will he held
this evening at 8 o'clock in the mission room of St. Saviour's church.
Important business will come up and
a full   attendance is requested.
REPORT ON CANAL.
Question of Legal Standing of Vendors
Entered Into.
Washington, March Hi.���Senator
Morgan of the committee on Isthmian
Canals today presented to the Senate
the majority and minority reports of
that committee on the question of the
11itlity of the title of the new
Panama Canal compauy and its right
to transfer the Panama canal property
to the United Stales for 110,000,000,
The objections of the majority to tbe
title held by that company nre based
largely on tho relations of the canal
company to the governments of Fiance
and Colombia, but the committee also
oiscussed at length many other phases
of the question.     Among those Is  the
Monarch Special
A Watch built especially to stand
the hard usage of this country, it has
AN OBSERVATORY RECORD
as a fine timepiece. It will be at
home on the railroad or in the
mines,
Have a look at it before  buying.
Patenaude Bros.
WATCHMAKERS]
NOTICE
To enable us to dispose of the stock of Tweeds and Woollens just purclm-cil   at
a rate ���on the dollar from K. J. Hobie, Merchant, Tailor we will for the ueit
lill days give the largest discount ever giveu in ordered clutbitiK-
line rtiKiuii Worsted Trouserings. m,,,i, u> <>, ,1, >
tint Scotch Tweed sumim* nniir in order
Fine Itlui'k F.iikIImIi HorwtiMl SiiIIIiikn niiitlc In Order
SI li .">��
���5.00
an.iiii
Satisfaction Guaranteed.   Union Hade.
H. M. VINCENT, Merchant Tailor, Baker St.
^ vd> *6y vl/ vl> \fc Uji \*j i^> \*i a> <it/ ^*, S v*/ i*i \*/ ^��j vd^ \fc V4/ \ii idi \i/ \4/ ife ��4i-
1 EASTER J
! MILLINERY OPENING i
I MARCH 25, 26 and 27           g
_S W'
r$ Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and following days  m
1 KERR &. CO.      I
X Baker and Ward Sts,                                        Nelson, B. C.   5i
9 *
relation of the shareholders who
subscribed 8260,000,000 to the j]d
lauama company whoso interests the
reports holds cannot be lightly regarded.
The minority report which was pro-
pared by Senator Kittredge, completely upholds the title of the new Panama Canal cempany. Tho report reviews the entire origin and history
of the Panama Canal company and
linds that thc affairs of the old oompany were disx>osed of by a French
court in a straightforward way when
that oompany became insolvent and
thnt the court had a perfeot right,
not only to appoint a liquidator or
receiver, but to confer upon him as
was done, power "to grant or contribute to any new company all or
part of the corporate assets,"
The various objections to the new
company's title were then considered
and replied to.
NOTICE
RECEIVER'S SALE BY TENDER
���OF���
100.000 SHARES OF  C.   St C.  MINING
CO., Limited Liability.
IN THE
AT THE HOTELS.
Phaii��� L, R. LiLdsay, Kaslo; Frederick Burbridge, Spokane; A. York,
Slocan; A. I,. Gartshoie, Vancouver;
3. W. Hull, Maiysville, 11. C.; M.
Gintzutirger, Three ForkH; B, J.
Cambie, F. F. ISusteel, Vancouvet ;
A. C. Beokwitb, Portland; 11. L.
Johnstone,  Greenwood.
Hume ���fl. Snell, Vancouver;
Archibald Macdonald, Kelowna; Wm.
B Croy, Hamilton ; 11. li. Mucklestou,
Uratiite; Mrs. P. A, Dwyer, Silver-
ton; A. D. Mars, Spokane; W. II.
Peard, Medicine Hat;0. II. Bancroft,
Spokane;'!'. Allen, Toronto; Col. W.
N, Hrayton, kaslo.
Queen's���Mrs.Bussell Bny le, Edmonton ;P Chapman, Victoria"; E Zarn,
Vancouver; Walter Miens, James
llogau, John Attrail, Merricksville;
Ceorge Watson, Snohomish.
Madden���John Hoen, Halifax;
Albe.t Willson, Olympia; John Long,
Fernie; Charles Hasting, Slooan
City; 1). Mortison, Phoenix.
Tremont���Clarence Waslungton,Nelson ; J. K. llailey, M. Jensen, Ymir.
Orand
Procter.
Central.���(1.   II.   McKean,
��� ���
Nelson Opera House .. 1
TONIGHT, Thursdiy, March SOtti-
I THE LATEST MUSICAL COMEDY1
I   Alabama Minstrels
40    FAMOUS FUN MAKERS    40
t
THE LARGEST AND BEST COLORED COMPANY TRAVELLING
_____,,
rrciiy Girls
Bewitching Husk
Gorgeous coHttinifft
Special Scenery
l^raiul Operatic
Hand Concert t.so p, ni.
Prices 35c, So & 75c, Children 25c.   Seats at flcDonald's.     9
����'l��l ���'���"���"���">"������H������l����fj��#����
SUPREME COURT OF  BRITISH
COLUMBIA.
Betweon Henrv B. lioio, Plaintiff,
and Timothy O'Leary, Administrator of the Estate and Effects of
John II. O'Leary, deceased, aud
Timothy O'Leary and Daniel
o'Leaiv, Defendants.
SEALED TENDERS,   addressed   to
Richard W. Day, receiver, Nelson, B
C ,   and   marked    "Tender"   on   the
envelope,    will   he   received   by   the
! undersigned   up to 1-'   o'clock noon of
jthe Snd day of April, A. D., 1002,   for
j tlie purchase of ono or   more blocks of
shares in the 0. and C.   Mining   company,limited liability.    100,000 shares
will be sold in blocks of 10,000 each.
The highest tenderer will receive
one block and have li 1 st choice, at
same priie, of as many other blocks
as he desires. The tenderers next
highest in order will eacn according
to the amount of the tender bo giveu
the opportunity of taking one or more
blocks at the highest tenderer's hid
and this plan will be lollowed down
the list of tenderers until all blocks
are disposed of.
All tonders must be for at least one
block at an amount per share and not
por block, and the highest or any
tender will not neccossarily be
accepted.
A marked cheque payable to the receiver for at least -'0 per cent of the
tender for one Mock must accompany
eaoh tender and should the tenderer
not pa.v the balance within two days
after iiis or her tender is accepted and
telegraphic notice sent to the address
giveu 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 tbe
respective unsuccessful tenderers.
Tht nominal pat valuo of each share
is $1.00 and the authorized capitalization of the company in 8500,000.00.
The company was incorporated in
Iliitish Columbia in 18110 under the
Companies Act, 1800 and Amonding
Acts. The company is said to own
the C. and 0, mineral claim within
the immediate vicinity of Rossland,
B. C.
For further particulars apply to
TAYLOR & O'SHEA,
Nelson,    B,   C,     Solicitors   for   the
Receiver or to
RUHARD W. DAY,
Receiver, Nelson, B.C.
Dated at Nelson, B..C, 19th Maroh,
A.D., 1002
NOTICE
Subscriptions taken for the Nelson Daily and Weekly Miner at
publisher's prices by J. F. DEL-
ANEY, New Denver,  B. C.
OALL ON  THE
NELSON WINE CO.
and try ft bottle, _ dor.on, or a barrel ot
CALGARY BEER as It ls the best and
cheapoHt    on    tho    marl
WINES,    LIQUORS
- OF
I siller j
A remarkably beautiful assort.
ment of all the nice things thai
go to make up a Completo toilet
ontlltin inar.y new patterns and
shapes, all ot the best quality
of Sterling Silver, and at extremely reasonable figures. We
wi.nl you to see then:,
Fine Witch Repairing c Specialty
J. J. WALKER I
THE JEWELER J
Ltaijiber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock oo hand o(
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles.
Mouldings. Sash Doora,
Inside Finish.
Coast Fiooring. and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSON
aud LABI'O.
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON.
J. A. SATWAKD.
Seeds, Trees, Plants,
Roses, Bulbs
FOR SPRING PLANTING,
Agricultural  Implements, Bee Supplies, Fruit Baskets, Fertilizers.
EASTERN PKIGES OK LESS.
Catalogue Free.
M.  J-   HENRY
3000 Westminster Road, Vancouver, B.O
WHITE LABOR ONLY
GALT COAL
���   For domestic or steam use,
A full   supply always on
hand.
Rates to   all  railway and
lake points
W   P. TIERNEY,
General Agent,
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� - Two doors  west
C.P.R. offices.
CANADIAN   j
���    PACIFIC
railway
EASTER
HOLIDAY
RETURN RATES
Fare and One-Third
On sale Mar. 27th, 2b,tlv9th
good to return till April 2nd.
For berths, time tables, rates ami full
Information   apply to    Local   Akhiu
H. L. BROWN,
City Agent. Nelson
J. S. Carter, E. 3. Coylb
Lis. Pa��s. Agt. A, O. P. A-
Nelson Vanonrrt
PATENTS, TRADE MARKS and G0PYB16HTS
obtained in all oountiies
ROWLAND BRITTAIN.
Registered   Patent   Attorney,
Me
chanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank of B.N. A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full particulars.
The Waverley Hotel
J, N. DAVIDSON, Prop.
Rates $1.00 to $1.50 per day. Wrrt
class Meals, 25c. Next door to uper��
House.   P. O. Box 210. Telephone i��.
Victoria St., Nelson.
market.    Also   try  our
and    CIGARS.
FRANK A. TAMBLYN. Human.
ToleDhoneM Baker St. Nelion
About that second-hand "tletoo
vours. You'll sell it if you " 8,"er
Use it in The Miner want col'inw

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