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 LJaily Edition No.   1206
Provntc:.ii Libru \ g'di 00
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Tuesday,   December 3,  1901
Eleventh  Year
BYLAWS CAUSE
HIQH WORDS
Aid. Irving Protests Against
the Proposed Small
Loans.
Is Nelson Getting Fair Play-
on    the    School
Grants.
STARVED IN
SHIP'S HOLD
three byaws brought in amounted to
$20,000, which with the preivoua one
for the electric light power plant
amounted to 8170,0110. 11 means he
said, that we will not he able to raise
817o,0i)O as it is too close to the limit,
and thus the eity will be  deprived   of
the power plant. i do not see that it i Horrible Sufferings of a Stow-
is necessary foi   us to put in   the   fire
F1KE AT HALL MINES.
At tlic meeting of the oity oouncil
last evening, after reading and acceptance ef Hie minutes of the previous
meeting anil the report of the finance
committee, the matter of a dispute
between two sqnatters on land deeded
to tlic eity for park ourposes on Cot-
tonwoud creek was brought np, and
after a short discussion referred to the
major fur settlement.
A letter was read from Dr. Arthur
regarding the furnishing of the high
school, which led to a long discussion. Several of the members of
the council were of opinion that as it
would probably be Febtunry 1st before tlio school was ready for occupancy that the present council should
let tlie matter stand over and it was
decided Hint this should be done.
Aid, Selous then asked leave to introduce bylaw 103, for the purpose of
raising the sum of 810,000 for the
building aud furnishing of the high
school.
Aid. Irving asked as to when this
bylaw would be brought up for vot-
inc. He did no see why the council
bail to raise f 10,000 when their estimates did not necessitate any such
sum.
Aid. Selous explained what the
extra amount would be required. If
the counoil were raising money they
might as well raise the whole amount
at once that was required.
Aid, Iiivng did not see what necessity there was for this council to raise
money for the next council to spend.
I.et llimu raise what they needed for
their own term,
ln reply to a suggestion made that
the government would probably grant
fomcUting additional, Mayor Fletcher
stated that tho present member for
Nelson in the local house had positively refused to ask for it. He had
said that the oity should not be a
mendicant in such a matter, but
hlinuld pa; its way.
Aid.. Irving���I beg your pardon,
Mr. Mayor, but I understood from
the member today that he was work-
bg on that at present.
Md. Selous said that when the matter of building the school was first
brought up that he, and he supposed
the rest of the counoil, was under tho
impression that the other places getting snltools were getting them on the
same terms as Nelaon,but after it had
been gone ou with it was found that
Rossland and Revelstoke were not
Plying tlie provincial government
Providing the schools. If they were
getting their schools so, Nelson was
certainly entitled to it, whether it
got it or uot.
Mayor Fletchcr-I asked the local
member during the parliamentary
feeess when he was In the city about
Retting the money from the government anil he said   that Nelson council
1,1,1 """'' perfectly right in the mat-
ll'f. ami that he would not undertake
tn aids a cent. There was no need for
Nelson to play the mendicant because
Mother town did it.
Homo further discussion followed.
Aid. Irving being of the opinion that
���ln.000 was loo much for the eity to
"me for ihe purpose.
"Id. llamiltoo then made a motion
that hyhuv 103 should  be  read   tor a
1" -t time.     This was passed.   aK but
'"ing and Madden voting in the
"'"Hive.     Aid. Selous then made a
motion  for the first reading of blyaw
'M, to provide 8i>,000 for tbo ereetiou
u"d maintenance of an isolation   hos-
p""'- On this the voting was the
'"no as on the previous motion.    Aid.
���ftins then made a second motion for
Ul|! reading ot bylaw 105, providing
the borrowing of 85,000 for the
Putting in of a fire alarm system in
l"" city, on this as on the two
PMviono motions Aid Irivng and Mad-
alarm system and isolation hospital.
In the spring when tho matter of the
Hre alarm system was gone into we
had the promise of the underwirters'
association that if it was installed
the rates would be lowered for
fire Insurance 16 per cent, but nothing
was done about it, but now, just, at
tbe last of the term of tne council we
are going to vote for the sum required
without any promise fiom the underwriters. Now this council cannot do
It,    It's time is too short.
A livoly passage of arms then occurred between the mayor and Aid
Irving in whieh Hat contradictions
were exchanged as to why these matters had not been brought up earlier
in the session.
Aid Selous���Aid. Irving says that
the city oan borrow 8170,000, now its
borrowing limit being only $185,000
then why should we be able to borrow 8150,000 any easier; there is not
much difference. When these bylaws
aro brought up thc people can say
which they will accept and which reject. He went on to say that he was
much pleased with the attitude of
some of the council who would pass a
bylaw for $175,000 without a thought
and tlien objeot to one for lf?0,000 for
objects which they knew perfectly
well were required. As to the fire
alarm he was not so much in favor of
it himself, but all tho business men
were anxious for it, and as it was so
much easier to borrow money in a
lump sum than to raise a little now
and a little then, be had thought it
advisable to put them all together.
Several more tilts occurreu between
Aid. Irving and the mayor, who in-
foimed the foimer gentleman that he
was uot opposing these bylaws ou
principle bnt simply to oppose.
City Engineer McCulloch was asked
for a rough estimate on the cost of
the power plant, but utated that he
had not been able to complete his
work in the matter as yet. It was,
therefore, decided to adjourn the
meeting till Thursday evening.
Before the council adjourned it was
deoided to improve the grading of
Cedar street to the amount of $50 and
also to expend 8125 In the olearing cf
thc channel of Cottonwood orcck below the falls.
iThe council then adjourned, but
before the members dispersed a flash
light photo was taken of the group.
away on a German
Steamer.
No
Glue   as to   Who
Is  or  Whence   He
Game.
He
PROGRESS AT THE YMIR.
Ymir, Deo. 1.���The work at the new
cyanide plant is progressing as rapidly
as possible and since the pneumath
hammers were started the tanks are
coming together at a good rate. The
outside work is well along and
heavy snow fall would not cause any
delay.
Geo. M. Holt has charge of ihe erec
tion of tanks and the installing of the
machinery and piping. Mr. Holt is
the raechanioal engineer who installed
the air compiessor at the Athabasca
and had charge of it until the shut
down. ne also installed the machinery for the sampler mill in Nelson and is well known in Rossland
and Trail as an expert in his profession.
E. C. Holden is the engineer who
designed the plant and Is superintending Ihe work. He has embodied many
of his own ideas in thc new plant and
hus made some departures lrom the
ordinary methods. Thc plant when
completed will be a credit to the
designer.
New York, Dec. 3.���When a longshoreman today droppedjinto the hold
of the steamer I'alalia of tbe lla.-n-
biirg-Amcrieon line just arrived at
the Huboken docks, he was startled to
hear a woak voice call for water.
Then he heard moans. Summoning
assistance ho made a search and came
across the form of a man lying across
some salt sacks. The man was dragged to the deck and became unconscious and tonight is at the Hoboken
hospital with little chance of recovery or indeed, ot ever telling his
strange tale. He is suffering from
starvation.
A detailed investigation shows that
the stranger had been boxed up in
Germany   iu   a packing case   maiked
J H. 71." Iu tbe case was a small
bottle which had contained whiskey
and also some crumbs of bread. A
pieco   of   paper   was   found    marked
John Heck." The box was naked
in German, "This side up with care."
There was no air bole in tho case and
the man must have existed on what
came through the joining of the
hoards. The hatch to this hold had
onened from the ttme the
It is the.
opinion of the investigators that during the last trip the stowawoy became
so frenzied that he broke ont of the
box and there was no way for him to
give alarm. The man was well
dressed, evidently a German, about
30 years old. He had less than a dollar in German money in bis pockets.
Up to the present the consignor or
consignee of the case has not been
discovered. Yesterday and early today
an American express wagon called for
a oox marked as this one was and it
is bilieved that through Cts circumstance something more may be learned
of this strange affair.
The I'alatia is a freighter, very slow
and was longer than usual in msking
this trip, lt is believed the man waB
in his perilous position at least fifteen
days.
not oeen
I'alatia left port until today.
Aid.
a'l!
fo
ten in
Vic-
''en voted
Aid.
in the negative.
Irving   then   stated   that    he
"��"W like to make a few remarks on
"w ''yaws, lie sain that the council
M th ""���?" th** ti,c borrowing power
me ci ly was now  1185,000.     These
THE TniRD CONTINGENT.
It   was   learned   yestetday  that  70
members   out   of   a total of 000, who
are   to   form the third Canadian contingent, are to be reoruited in British
Columbia.   Of this  number 20 will be
recruited   iu   Vancouver   and
each of the   following   places
toria,     Revelstoke,    Rossland,     Fort
Steele and   Nelson.     The  recruiting
will take place on   December   Oth and
10th.    It has not yet been staled what
number of officers will bo taken   from
British Columbia, but it is thought at
least     two     lieutenants     should
selected   iu   this   province.     It   was
stated   by   a   member   of one of  the
former  contingents   that at least five
members   of   the   two   previous  Ot
ti.Og.nta  at   present .*���**��.'��� ?!'I SfT"
city   will   rcenlist
tingent.
Hunk House  Burned and 100 Men Out
of Employment.
F.irly on Sunday morning the bunk
house at the Silver King mine was
destroyed by fire with all the con
tents, some of thc miners having diffi
culty in getting out alivs. The fire
started about 4.45 o'clock in the
drying room and bad got such head
way that as soon as the door was
opened the smoke name out in such
volumes as to fill the building. Some
of the miners, of whom there were
about 100 in the building, saved nothing but the clothes they could hastily
put on and some lost considerable
snms of money. The fire made rapid
headway and soon little remained of
thc fine structure.
As daylight broke a crowd of the
homeless staff was watching the
smouldering ruins of what bad once
been the boarding bouse from the
verandah of the store. One of the
chaps, commonly known as "tbe old
man of the hills" with his long back
hair waving in the wind set the
phonograph going on the tune "Any
old Plaoe I oan Hang my Hat on is
Home Sweet Home to Me," while the
crowd joined in tne chorus.
The bunk house was a four story
truclnre capable of accommodating
about 150 men and shortly before the
lire supplies for the winter had been
put in so that tho loss was heavy.
There was 814,000 of insurane.
Supplies were sent   up  Sunday  and
preparations   immediately   started   to
provide temporary accommodation for
0   or   75 men,    but in the  meantime
about 100 men are out of work,
IN CHAMBERS.
QUIET AT THE ISTHMUS.
Liberal   General Jiminiza Surrenders
to General Alban.
Colon, Doc. 2.���The city of Panama
continues quiet. Following Gen.
Alban's orders the Colombian gunboat Boyaca towing a launch bearing
soldiers left Panama. The destination
of this expedition is reported to be
Agua Dulce. From this point government soldier will attempt to clear the
remaining uand of Liberals from the
department of Panama. Genera) Hel-
arosa Forras, the Liberal leader, is
supposed to be in the vicinity of Agua
Oulce. Amerioon murines are still
ashore at Panama. Joan Antonio
Jiminiza, formerly a member ofthe
staff of the insurgent general,
Domingo Diaz, has come voluntarily
to Panama where he delivered himself
to Gen. Alban. Gen. Diaz did not
instruct Jiminiza to come in and
surrender. The former insurgent soys
he is sick and disgusted with the campaign. After he had surrendered
General Alban put .liminiza in a carriage and accompanied him tn his
house. Upon arrival General Alban
said to the wife of Jiminiza, "Look,
I huve Drought you your husband."
The British sloop of war Icarlos lias
returned to Panama from South
American ports.
Before His Honor Judge Forin.
Thurston vs. Wejl-Lennie, for
defendant, applied for extension of
time for return of a commission to
take evidence in Paris, France; Han-
nington, for plaintiff. Time extended
to Feb. 1, 1002.
Frahleigh vs. Hall Mining company
���R. M. Macdonald, for defendant,
applied for the postponement of the
trial on, acoount of thc illness ol R.
R. Htdley, manager of the smelter in
which the accident for which damages
are sought, had occurred. Granted,
costs to be costs in the cause
Nipou vs. Jenckes Machine Co.���
Reference to his honor by consent as
to taxation of costs to defendant in
the case which was tired at the last
session of tbe County court at whicn
judgment was given for the defendant.
Costs of 820 for the commission, and
823.50 for witness fees were allowed.
Lennic for defendant; Hannington for
plaintiff.
Stocks vs. Creinc de la Cremo Co.���
Hannington, for plaintiff, applied for
leave to serve outside of the jurisdic
tion. Granted.
Tbe administration of the estate of
James Fox, who died recently in J
Arizona, was mentioned by R. S.
Lennie who is acting in tho matter.
Mr. Fox was a well known mining
man and his chief_estate was au interest in the Dandy mineral olaim on
Toad mountain.
AGITATED
TO THE CORE
Every German Interest Affected by the Tariff
Bill.
Introduction In the Reichstag
Portends a Vigorous
Fight.
Berlin, Den. 2.���The debate on the
German tariff bill in the Reichstag
opened today. This bill is the most
important which has been before tbe
house for a long time; but it does not
imply any deviation from the policy
of a treaty of commerce, said the
Imperial chancellor, Count Von
Buelow, on the contrary the Federal
governments are firmly resolved to
pursue a policy, with commercial
treaties in future, in tbe Interests of
Germau industry while, of course,
upholding the just rights of Germany.
The emperor has approved the bill
which is the result of several years
comprehensive aod careful labors.
The measure also is intended to furnish a better weapon for future commercial treaty negotiations with other
states.
Dr. Von. Thielman, secretary of the
Imperial treasury, said that in spite
of higher duties on cereals the government hoped to come to an understanding with the United States.
PUT IN FOR EXAMINATION.
Victoria,     Dec.     2.���Tho    steamer
norda with lumber from  Portland for
Manila arrived   here ycFtcrday  to   be
surveyed by a diver.      While   erasing
tbe Columbia river bar she struck and
the waves washed over hor,   smashing
one of her buats.     It was feared  that
her plates   had been damaged, but an
tion by a diver   showed   that
in   the third con-j she had suffered no   damage   and  she
J proceeded on her voyage today.
A KLOOTCHMAJS'S HEROISM.
Brave But Futile Attempt to Save HeJ
Children.
(RI'ICCIAL TO THIfl MINBR.)
Vancouver, Dec. 2.���The provincial
police received word this afternoon
that five Indians had been drowned
from a canoe on the north arm of
Durrani inlet on Saturday. Little
Goorge, brother ol Chief Harry of the
Indian mission across inlet, his wife,
three children and an Indian woman
named Kathleen, were the occupants
of the boat. When a squall struck
the canoe the occupants were tlnown
into the water. The man sank at
once, as did the woman Kathleen.
Little George's wife was a strong
swimmer. She took one child In each
arm and the baby Id her teeth and
swam thus 130 yards to shore. Sad to
relate, all three children died after
the heroic mother had landed them on
shore. Great sympathy has gone out
in Vancouver for the poor Indian
mother and wife.
Word was received todny that the
Dominion government is to build au
assay office in Vancouver, the present
rented quarters not being large
enough to accommodate thc   business.
Berlin, Dec. 2.���Count Von Buelow,
the Imperial chancellor, in introducing the greatest parliamentary struggle that Germany has ever faced, today
counselled the members of tbe Reichstag to moderation of language,
deolaring that the eyes of the world
were upon them.
Although this wns Germany's affair,
said Count Von Buelow, it is necessary to maintain a resolute front to
the other nations of the world.
Brotwucher (bread usury, or thc
raising of the price of bread) is to be
the buttleword of the manufacturing
capitalists and the socialists alike,
who by a curious turn of politics now
unite in passionate opposition to a
bill that primarily increases tho oost
of food stuffs. Every individual small
interest throughout Germany that is
adverely affected by the tariff bill, is
organized against this bill. Popular
and irresponsible sentiment gathers
around these compact and highly organized fighting units. This opposition to the measure is more powerful
outside than inside of th, German
parliament.
While the government is aware and
feels this opposition it also recognizes
and sees tbat the present period of industrial calamity in Germany is an
inopportune time to press a measure
raising thc cost of food. Thc government is so pledged to thc Agraaian
party, so completely committed to the
measure that it feels_it oonnot recede
therefrom or postpone its consideration. Consequently the ministry entered upon the debate today determined to sec the thing through hut
with no cheerfulness of spirit. It is
believed Germany is about to enter
upon as intense a period of politiral
disturbance as existed in Great
Britain during the corn law agitation.
from various points up to a late hour:
Winnipeg, I). J. Grier,acclamation;
Moosejaw, R. Pogue  and   C.   Unwin;j
Yorkton, A. H. Hopkins, reelected by]
acclamation; Calgary, Thomas Underwood,    acclamation;   Regina,    J.  W.
Smith and J. 8. Donehue; Edmonton,
Wm. Short, elected   by  acclamation;   PlflllnOCl
Indianbead, W. M. Doulgas, acolama-
tion;   Medicine   Hat,    W   T. Fin lay,
acclamation; SduUi Qu'Appelle, J   F.
Cates. reeve; Lelhhridge, Jchn Kenny
and   William Olivet ;   Moosomin,    J.
McCurdy, acclamation ; Prince Albert,
T. F. A. Stull.
DASTARDLY
DESERTERS
FAILED TO MEET.
New Bur'ington Company Has Not
Yet Taken Over the Line.
Burlington, Iowa, Dec. 3.���The new
Burlington company's stockholders
failed to met tcday as announced and
the organization is still incomplete.
Local officials deny the Chicago story
of the filing of a t)9-year lease of the
eld lines. No such record is in the
recorder's olliee here.
HELD DP A COLLECTOR.
Winnipeg Customs Show a Remarkable Increase.
Winnipeg, Dec. 3.- Henry Beach, a
collector nf Monlen, was hcld-up on
the highway between Winkler and
Plum Coulee and relived of $1100 by an
unknown robber.
Custom collection at Winnipeg for
November show an increase of nearly
40 per cent, over last year.
TELEGRAPHIC TICKS.
The   steamer   Skagit    Chief      was
wrecked on the   Blakely   rock,  Puget
Sound,  last night; loss 830,000.
The international live stock show
was opened in Chicago last night,
Mayor Harrison, Governor Yates and
R. W. Halm, of Texas, weie the
speakers.
Harvey Tarkcr, nf Brockton, Mass.,
undertook laBt night to throw Geo,
Bothler, Instructor of the Knickerbocker Athletic club, catch-as-catch-
can twice in ore hour. He failed to
throw him even once.
Louis Pariitel, a French billiard
player, won the opening game in the
international tournament beginning
last night in New York, from George
Suttori. Leonard Howison, a Canadian is playing.
BUY I NO DANISH ISLANDS.
Washington, Dec. 2. ���Up to the
c lose of business buurs today no word
had reached the state department confirmatory of the reported agreement
between Denmark and the United
States for the sale of the Danish West
Indies. The negotiations looking to
the acquisition of_the islands by this
government, arc believed, however, to
be in such a state that an agreement
between the interested parties if not
already reached, is almost approaching completion.
the   Massacre
Gompany  "G"   In
Samar.
of
Colored Traitors Responsible
for Trouble In  Ba-
tangas.
Washington, Dec. 2.���According to
Manila newspupers, cop:es of which
have been received at the war department, ihe massacre of Company "C"
Dth infantry, at Balangtga, Samar,
was planned by deserters from the
American army. The newspapers state
that two such deserters are known to
have acted as spies two days before
the massacre. It Is said tbat when
the 1st infantry was relieved- by the
Oth on the island of Samar, these deserters obtained some uniforms which
had got adrift during the transfer and
thus equipped passed as American regulars. The deserters in Samar are becoming very bold, it is stated, and it
is not an infrequent sight to find
notices written in English, posted on
trees and shrubbery inviting Americans to join the insurgents and instructing them how to enlist.
It Is also said to be a generally Understood fact that deserters from the
itth cavalry (colored.) are responsible
for all the troubles the ,American
troops have been having in llatangns
province. It is said that deserters
from this regiment led the fight near
Lipa in July in which Capt. Wilhelm
and Lieut. Ramsay, 31st infantry and
Lieut. Lee, of the engineers, weie
killed. Gen. Smith in Samar and the
20lh infantry in Batungal are said to
be hot on the trail of the deserters.
CONGRESS AT WORK.
MRS. BONINE'S DEFENSE.
STRICKEN WHILE   SPEAKING.
Colorado Springs, Dec. 2.���Mrs.
liallington Booth was stricken with
heart trouble while addressing a meeting of students today. She has recovered slightly since.
Conduct of Accused Toward Victim
Showed No Partiality.
Washington, Dec. 3.���The defense in
the ease of Mrs. I.olo Ida Hotline,
charged with tbo murder of James
Seymour Ayrcs,today began the introduction of the testimony and nlaoed 15
witnesses on the stand before the
court adjourned for the day. Tile
line of examination showed tbat the
purpose was to ostablish that Mrs.
Honine evinced no particular partiality toward Ayres and that her conduct
and bearing toward him differed in no
respect from that displayed toward
other guests of the hotel.
TO DOWN ANARCHISTS
Berlin, Dec. 2.���According to a
special despatch from St. Petersburg.
Germany and Russia have now reached
an entire agreement concerning the
advantage nf calling an international
anti-anarchist confeience. These two
powers have sent identical notes to
the other powers of the world presumably to the United States, inviting
thuin all to pnitlcipato ln this conference.
MUNICIPAL CANDIDATES.
Many Acclamations in Winnipeg and
Northwest.
Winnipeg, Deo. 2.���Nominations
for municipal offices In the Northwest
Territories were made today. The
following returns of candidates nominated for  mayor  have   been   received
PATRICK'S TRIAL POSTPONED.
New York, Dee. 2.���The trial of
Albert T. Patrick who is charged with
the murder of Win. Marsh Rico was
nut begun today. It is not believed
the case will be begun until nfter
January 1st when Wm. P. Jerome is
to be sworn in as dlstiict attorney.
ONLY THREE DROWNED.
San Francisco, Dee. 2. ���So far as
known there were only three victims
in Ihe San Rafael disaster, Two men
were reported missing today, Alexander Hall, and Joseph Vaz.k and their
friends fear tbey went down with the
wrecked ferry boat.
Formal Opening Function Without
Unusual Feature.
Washington, Deo. 2.���Thc opening
day of the first session of tho 57th congress in tho House of Representatives
furnished a spectacle that delighted
the crowded galleries. The machinery
of the house is cumbcrous and Is set
in motion by a laborious process, but
tho spectators today evidently did not
consider it tedious as they clnug to
their places through the entire proceedings which lasted for one and one
half hours, probably half the time
being consumed in the monotonous
calling of the roll. The organization
of the house r.as accomplished according to time honored precedents.
Speaker Ilendrson was sworn iu by
General Bingham, the "father of tho
houie," and after delivering a very
graceful speech in recognition of tho
honor bestowed upon him. he in tnrn
administered the oath to the members
elect. The usual committees were
appointed to inform the president and
the senate that the bouse was organized and ready to do business. A committee of three, consisting of Messrs.
Payne. Bingham and Richardson was
appointed to join a smilar committee
of the senate and wait en the president and inform him thnt congress
was ready to receive any communication he might have to make.
The rules of the house was adoptod
after a slight jar and the biennial seat
drawing occurred. Ibis latter ceremony was robbed of much of its in-
tereit today by the faot that under the
new arrangement of feats there are
more than enough to go around and
those whose names arc drawn last did
not suffer as they did on foimer occasions. The flower show, which Is the
great feature of the opening day was
not as Imposing as usual. More
flowers than ever before were sent to
members but after the seat diawing,
the honse adjourned before a third of
tbem were brought into ihe hall.
CHAMPION THREE-YEAR-OLD.
New York, Dec. 2.���At the Fasig-
Tipton horse Hale today Peter Sterling, eh g., three years-old, 2.11 1 2
world's champion three-year-old
gelding, was sold to Frank Work of
this city for $!i,:'00.
GRANHYS WEEKLY GRIST,
(land   Forks,   Dee     3.���During   the
week   ending   Saturday   tho   Granby
smelter treated 4,000 tins of ore.
KID M'COY IN LONDON.
London, Dec. 2.���At Milo End tonight Kid McCoy, the American
pugilist, carried out bis cngageniont
to defeat any three heavy weights,
each within four rounds. This offer
was especially open to Jack O'Brien,
who however, did not respond to It.
McCoy disposed of Dave Barry of
Philadelphia, in two rounds Jack
Sehales.of England, in 20 seconds,nnd
Jack Madden of Boston, in lour
rounds.
_f Nelson  Daily Miner,  Tuesday   December 3, 1901
Tlie Nelson Miner
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COMING NAVAL TKEKOR.
A few days sinee the Fulton, a
torpedo boat of the Holland tpyc,
disappeared under the water ot
Peeonic Hay, _. I., and remained
submerged for 15 hours. The
boat is the largest of the Holland pattern yet built and the test was made
without a hitch. There zvere five men
of the U. S. navy, under command of
Lieutenant McArthur, 0, S. N., Rear
Admiral .fohn S. Lowe, U. S. N., (retired) ;_and Captain Frank T. Cable
of the Holland Torpedo company, on
board. All hands report that they experienced no discomfort whatever during their stay under the water. This
test, it must be admitted,was a severe
one and if tho vessels of this type are
able to propel themselves for the same
period they certainly will become formidable in naval warfare. While it
is true that those in the vessel can
only see for a short distanoe around
thera while submerged still if they can
remain under water for Romany hours
there would be ample time iu which
to find the hulls of the enemy's vessels, to attach torpedoes to their bottoms and, from a safe distance,explode
them. If this can be done it means
a revolution In naval warfare as the
largest battleship wonld be completely
at tho mercy of these submeiged
terrrs.as there is apparently no means
of successful defence against them
Had the Spaniards had a half dorcn
of these boutB at the time Admiral
Dewey sailed into Manila harbor they
could have destroyed the entire
Ameiican squadron and the Philip
pines would still be in tho possession
of Spain. Had Cervera had a dozen of
theBe boats be could have sent thei
out of Santiago and perhaps there
wonld bave been no Sampson-Schley
controversy as to who was entitled to
tbe credit of the victory over the
Spanish fleet. It looks as though submarine torpedo boatH havo come to
stay ard the naval authorities cf the
different powers will bo compelled -to
take them into their calculations in
the wars of tbe future. It is claimed
that they can be made of such a size
that the larger war vessels ean carry
two or three of them on deck and that
they can be launched almost as readily
as ordinary life boats. Wheu the
enemy is sighted at sea they can be
launched an-1 sent to scatter destruction among his vessels. If this is the
case the only possible safety would
seem to be in Might.
EDITORIAL NOTE?.
The destruction by fire of the arge
bunlihouse of the Silver King mine,
together with its contents of provisions, is rcgettable, as it comes at a
.ime when snow is on the gound nnd
when it will be difficult to rebuild.
Fortunately the structure was insured
and the loss will not be very great.
Captain Gilford, the manager, has
started the work of erecting ternpjrary
buidings to tako the plaje for the
time being of the structure which was
destroyed and expects to have a fnll
force at work on the mine within a
short time. This will tend to minimize the bad effects of the lire.
in North Carolina as a mineral
curiosity. It lias been found in hundreds of placer gold mines in California, Oregon and British Columbia,
in sufficient quantities to place the
North America above South America as
a source for this precious metal and
probably next to'Kussia���if the gold
miner can be induced to abandon his
prejudice for the yellow metal and
save the platinum with it. This does
not seem difficult, espec.ally with the
latter equal to gold in price; but nevertheless groat quantities of platinum
and its allied metals, osmium ani
iridium, have been thrown away.
The news of the assignment of
Thomas Earle, of Victoria, which occurred several days since, will be
heard with regret by the people ol
Nelson and vicinity. Mr. Earle has
been long identified with the business interests of Victoria and the
province and has established a name
for integrity and his failure
alter many years of apparent success is regrettable. He has
the satisfaction, however, of knowing
that his failure was not the outcome
nf a career that was full of chicanery
and fraud. His good name should
enable him to get on his feet again
and make a new start. No one who
knows him but will wish that he may
be given every ^opportunity to do this.
Mr. C. E. Ilowe, city health officer
of Atchiso.Kas., says that tbe vinegar
treatment is most successful in smallpox. He declares that the results of
his experiments have passed the point
of theory and is now ar established
fact, having been efficient in a number of ease of exposure. Anyone
vaccinated or not ean nurse those
afflicted with smallpox without the
slightest fear of contracting the dread
disease, if at the same time he uses
vinegar in spocnfnl doses, mixed with
water, four times a day. lie recommends cider vinegar, as others contain
alcohol. When the disease is ln process of incubation vinegar will either
abort it entirely or modify it to such
an extent that tho patient will bave
the prodromal symptoms without the
disfiguring eruption.
HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
INCOHPOHRTBD   1670.
61
Christmas Gifts..
It seems a little early to mention   them
but every lady prefers to give her friends
something of
Her Own Handiwork
and it is high time to select and choose the necessary material. We have just received a very complete assortment
of Belding's celebrated Stamped Linen Goods consisting  of
Pin Cushion Tops, Embroidery
Bags, Bread Cloths, Photo Frames,
Tray Cloths, Sideboard Scarfs,
Laundry Bags, Tea Cloths, Shaving
Cases, Button Bags, Centrepieces,
ia  all   sizes,   Veil Cases,   Doylies,
Colored Denim Cushion Tops, etc.,
etc. etc.
Every shade of Embroidery Silks
in stock,
A lovely lot of articles in Handworked Irish Linen to select  from.
The Hudson's Bay Stores
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METALS IN  DEMAND.
, There is an Increased demand for
niekel,     chromium     and    platinum,
��� whiob is causing a zealous search to
be made for them. The supply of
platinum is particularly short and in
(iermany there is talk of confining the
use of the metal to certain purposes
and prolnibting it for otheis so that
the consupmtion will be decreased.
The Engineering and Mining Journal
in speaking of the scarcity of those
metals says:
Nickel, chromium und platinum are
needed in the United States. The conditions: of occurrence are being inves-
' tigated   more   carefully  than at   any
icent lime.      lt chances that all three
metals are sought in the same   rocks-
altered eruptives rieh in   magnesium.
No   less   than   fonr new sources  of
-nickel have been recorded in the last
few months, and in ono���in Nevada���
niekel, platinum and copper are all
reported, making profitable extraction
possible with only a small percentage
of nickel. Chromium ores require,
nn the other hand.50 per cent, or more
of enromie oxide to make the ore profitable for blobrornate manufacture.
The zealous search for  platinum   in
tbe   past   three   years   has    revealed J
traces of it in most unexpected quart  I
ers, such as eastern Pennsylvania,and
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Andrew Carnegie in his old age
seems to delight in giving utterance
to prophecies and some of his outlines
of tho future are bb doleful as the
croakings of a melancholy and superannuated raven. A short time since
he stated that Scotland was destined
to become the mere playground of tho
Anglo-Saxon race. This, he said,
would be the outcome of thc working
out of the coal minos of the country,
which he declared was but a matter
of a comparatively short time. When
the coal was all mined, it would result in the death of her Industries
and the gradual emigration of these
engaged in them. This prophecy was
made in the face of the success of tho
Glasgow exposition and notwithstanding that Scotland wns never more
prosperous than at present. Mr. Carnegie forgot, perhaps, that tho Soottiah
people have over had lo cope with
great difficulties anil that they always
succeeded In overcoming tliem. They
will linil new coal measures, if they
exist, and if not tlu-v will import coal
and we do not believe that the country-
will ever become simply tho playground of the Angol Saxon race, notwithstanding the prediction of the old
ironmaster.
Compressed air fur ventilation is a
pour method of supplying miners with
a breathable stmoiphere, says the
Mining Record, It is usnally too
much contaminated with volatile
hydrocarbons derived from the lubricants used in the air cylinder. Such a
ventilation is also very expensive. As
a temporary expedient or as an adjunct to au already fair system of ventilation the use of cuitiprcsM-tl air
offers some advantages. The exhaust
from air ilrills in headings remote
from the ventilation system renders it
possible to cnriy suoh headings
forward with good success. What we
refer to more particularly, however,
is the carrying out of active ore getting witi. a ventilation by compressed
air; ut best this Is a very poor sub
stitnte for natural ventilation. Miners
ounnot work in a bad atmosphere to
advantage any more than anv other
workman and a constantly replenished atmosphere of cool pure air is no
more a luxury   underground   than   on
the surface,   it is nn absolute necessity
for good work to be done.
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saw your advertisement for the cure of
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To my astonishment the trial aoted like a
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Rabbi of tha Oong. I'.iini Israel,
New York, Jan, 3,1901
Db. Taft Bros. Medicine Co.,
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KEV. DB. MORRIS WECHSLEK.
Drs. Taft Bnos. Medicine Co.
Avon Springs, N. Y, Feb. 1, 1901.
Gentlemen : I write this testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested tbe
wonderful effect of your Asthmalene, for the cure of Asthma. My wife has
been afllcted with spasmodic asthma for th" past 12 years. Having exhausted
my own skill us well as many others, 1 chanced to see your sign upon your
windows on 130 th street, New York, I at onoe obtained a bottle of Asthmaleno.
My wife commenced taking it about the first of November. I very soon noticed
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Yours respectfully, O. D. PHELPS, M. D.
Dn. Taft Bnos, Medicine Co, Feb. 5,1901.
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started with a trial battle. I found relief at once. I have since purchased your
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Homo address, 235 Rivington street, S. RAPHAEL,
67 East 129th St,,New York Oity.
GALT COAL.
For domestic or steam use.
A  full   supply always  on
hand.
Kates to   all   railway  and
lake poinls
W. P. TIERNEY,
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Ol (ice ��� Two  doors   west
C.P.R   offices.
N. E. T. CO.
Forty minute service until 11 a. m.
and after 7.40 p. m., 20 minutes between. Leaving H. B. Store 6.45.
Itotruiitovrn Staulcy St,
7,00 a  m. 7.20 a. m.
7.40 8.00
8,20 840
9.00 9.20
9.40 10.00
10.20 10.40
11.00' 11.00
Twenty minutes until 7.40 p. m.   at
the hour, 20 past and 20 to
KiiguHlunr Stanley 8t
7.40 p  m 8.00 p. m.
8.20 8.40
9.00 920
9.40 10,00
10.40  last rais. 10 20
The 10 p. m. car from Stanley street
meets the 10.10 p. in. train at the depot,
goes up Stanley street aud then to Bo-
gustown.
Good lots for sale in Addition "A"
close to Tramlines. For all information apply at the Company's oflice,
Vernon street.
A, V. MASON
Our Pall Stock of
Furniture and Carpets
is now complete.
We buy of the Largest Manufacturers and Importers.
J. 6. BUNYrlN & 60.
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The Complete Honse Furnishers.
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
Corporation,
head office toronto,   ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to G. Jj. LENNOX Bak�� 8>.
Nelson
BENNETT'S FUSE.
Be  sure and get the genuine   BENNETT'S GUTTA PERCHA FUSE.not
something that looks   like  it.    Lawrence Hardware Co., Agonts.
GREAT NORTHERN
RAILWAY.
NONE BETTER.
SOLID VESTIBULED TSAIN8.
PALACE DINING AND 0BSEBVATI0N
OABSi-MEATiS a la 0ASTE.
TRIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT  OF   POSTAL,
Do not delay.   Write at once, addressing  DB.   TAFT BROS, MEDICINE
OO., 70 East 180th St., N. Y. City.
Sold by AH Druggists.
I MTarland&BroGkman I
;t[ We have just opened a line of W
I SCOTCH  MOTTO  WARE |
:f  China Hall
Very unique in design.
*(W
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Baker Street fj
W
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON. B. C
���__   __���     **s��_lA4_i  .tyy  _a
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Order* by mail to ���*>��- branch will bave careful and orampt ft���tie*.
Close connection East and Westbound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
Direct connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and all points West and South.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:15 a,m
Leaves Spokane daily ior WeBt at 7:15 sun
Leaves Spokane daily tor West at 800 p.m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all points
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation East
bound trains connect at Duluth with
the magnificent steamships North WeBS
and North-Land of theNorthern Steamship Oompany Lino, operated in connection witb the Great Northern Railway.
For further information, aps, folders, etc., apply to any agent of Spokane
Falls & Northern Ry., Kaslo St Slocan
Ry., Kootei ai Railway & Navigation
Or , or to
H. BRANDT,
Oity Pass, and Tkt  Agt,  W 701  W,
Riverside Ave,, Spokane, Wash.
G. K. TACHABURY, Local Agent,
Nelson.B O.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce I
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
HEAD OFFICE-TORONTO.
Paid up  Capital,   88,000,000i   Reserve   Fund,   82,000,000;
Aggregate Resources Over 805,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.      B. E. WALKER, General MannKer.
London Office! 60 Lombard Street, B. C.
New York Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And 68 branches in Canada and the Unit wt States, Inclndlngi
111 trr is II COLUMBIA
Ati,in Greenwood Nelson Sandon
uranhhook        Kamloops Nkw Wbstminstkr   Vancouvkr
Fkunie Nanaimo Rossland Viotohia
YUKON DISTItlOT-DAWSON Ann White Horse.
UNITKI) STATES���Nkw York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaciwav,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received and Interest Allowed.  Present Rate il Per Cent
Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT, Manage!
West Kootenay Butcher C*x
ALL   KINDS OF
Fresh   and    Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fisn mid Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nklson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attenticn
Zbe IRo^al Bank of Canada"
Incorporated 1869.
Capital  Authorized,
Wl.ooo.ouo.oo I Capital Pald-np,     .   .    .     ��r3,<ioo,<Nio.tMI
Kent, wi.iiHi.miii.mi
Board of Director*     rhomasK. Konny. President!   Thomas Rifcohle, Vloo President
Wiley Smith. 11.0. Bauld, Hon. David Macfcoen.
���lead Oflice, Halifax!
General Manager, Edbon L. Poaso, Montreal.
Superintendent of. Branohes. and Secretory, W. B. Torrance, Halifax,
Branches I
Quebec���Montreal, (City Offlco), Jlonlren
West End (Cor. Notre Dnmo aud SuIk-
nonrs Stroots); Westinount (Cor. Greene
Aveimo and St. Catharines Street.
Ontario���Ottawa.
Newfoundland���St. Johu's.
Cubs, West Indie*���Havana.
United State*���New York (16 Krohaego Place
Republic Wash.
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
YARDS   AT   NELSON] AND   ROSSLAND
MILL AT PORTO RICO SIDING.
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-1 White Pine Lumber Always lo
Stock.
Wo carry a complete Block of Coast Flooring.
Celling, Iusido Finish, Turned Work, 8anh and
Doors. Special order work will rocoivo prompt
attention:   Mull orders solicited.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
LiniTED.
Head OlBco���Hcndrvjt and Vernon "t.. Nel'on
You shouldn't send out of town for
cards for yourself or your husband
until you see what Tbe Minor can do
for you.
Nova   Seotla��� Halifax   Branch,   Antlgoni't
Bridgewator, Qu>sboro. jxmdonderry, Ln
euburg. Maitland (Hants Co.), Plotou, Port
Hawkosbnry, Sydney, Shubonacadie.Truro,
Weymouth.
dew    ItnuiMi l.-li ��� Bathurst,     Dorchester,
Frcdorlcton, Kingston (Kont Co.), Mono-
ton, Newcastle, Sackville, St, John.Woodstook-
P. IS. bland���Charlottetown, Suminerside.
BRANOHES IN BBITI8H COLUMBIA.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vancouver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria.
T??��t1LndSaW^^,?k2iPT^ Shnwmut Bank.   ehlrago-Il!lnol��
ftfflaSdT r__Pl___��____^~*t^^AMo^ Bm*< I��ndon, Bus.-Hank ol
nmHSn.���___ SS___S_t_ L??nn"'9- ""muda-Bank of Bermuda, t^blim and Japan-Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   gpokane-Old National Bank.
General Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange  ttough
and Sold, Letters ot Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on special
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson. B.C.
DON'T BUY ELSEWHERE
Before enllinp;  aud  seeing our
large assorted stock of
Furniture and Carpets
A  cnrload  of  Newest  Styles in Iron
and Brass Beds.   See out new styles
Morris Chairs.   Rockers  and   Upholstered Goods
D. M'ARTHUR
& GO.
H. & M. BIRD
BROKEN HILL BLOCK.
Money to Loan On Improved Krai Estate
l��t Mortgage* at 8 per cent.
FOR SALE.
^000.���Two 4-roomed houses each
18x22 feet, and one lot in tlume
Addition, Good position. Cash
only, (150, balai.ee 0450 mort
gage.   A great biugam.
8850.���House and lot on Observatory
street, west of Josephinestreet.
Cash 8250, balance easy terms.
|3,250.���Eight-roomed honso and
three lots in good position,close
to the tram line; terms cash
$1,750, balance straight mortgage at 8 pci cent.
FOR RENT.
817.00.-5-roomed house, all conveniences,
811.00.���3-roomcd house and basement on Water street.
���20.00.���Seven-roomed bouse on Chatham street, Hume addition,
first story of brick.
822 00.���Seven-roomed house, modern
improvcments.corner of Stanley
and Mines road.
820.00.���Six-roomed house, oorner of
Stanley and Observatory
streets. '
Kootenay Railway and Nav.
Company, Ltd.
Operating
KASLO Sc 8MM3AN RAILWAY,
INTERNATIONAL NAV. Sc TRAD CO Lid
Shortest and quickest route to tho oast and nil
points on ���ho O. K. Jfc N. and Northern 1 ft-
ciflo Hallways ln Washlngun, Oregon und
louthorn States.
Time Card Effective August 1.1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry-
S:30 a. ui. Lv.
IU:M H.in. Ar.
(Kaslo
Sandon
Ar. 4:00p.m
Lv. 1:18 p. i��
Int Nav- & Trading Co-
NELSON-KASLU WHITE.
5:20 p. m. Lv. Nolson Ar. 11:00 a n
9:10 p. m. An Kaslo Lv. 7:110 a. n,
Connootlng at Fivo Milo Point with Netaon
& Kort Hhoppurd Railway both to and from
Rowland, oto
Tickets sold to all parts in Unitod StatO' i"'1
Canada via Oreat Northorn andO. a. tc ".
Co.'s linos. ,  ���,,
Ooean Htoamihlp tlckots nnd rntos via no
linos will lin furnished on application.
For further particulars call on or addrot>8
ROBERT IRVINO ..
Manairer. Kanlo.B. u
G. K TiOKAnoRV Asrent. Nolnon B. O.
If there is anything you require,as��
tor it In    b" ���olumn ef the Miner
<:*2s&m> Nelson   Daily Minbr, Tuesday December 3, 1901
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I    MINTNQ NEWS,     |
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Among the guests at the Phair yes-
Jhrf was H. Johns, snpenntendent
���,,���_ sunset group in the Deadwood
Mr Johns says the ore bins
Z! finished and that everything is
Lit got in readiness for shipping.
_bJ.ii, hesayfl, halt a million tons
in, in sight, in the two miles of
working'-. An elegant boarding
r����� which cost 84,500, andacom-
iriio'os bunk house, which cost *200,
,' ., just been completed. On the
3fti.fu.il level a short time since an oro
- ,v ���M recently encountered and it
UaoWheing crosscut. In the flrrt
four or live feet crosscut the ore
���.,_ |!0 lo the ton, and it is possl-
u'thai it will give about tbe same
va,���,���ll the way across. A trial ship-
-.nt lrom the level above went $10 to
ino ton The values are chielly in
.oldllure being only a traue of ooppcr
and silver- lt is a sulphide ore. It is
Mr Johns' opinion that the Sun
���|ii make one of the best divide
payers in the Boundary country.
' _( the record office the follow
iWBm wan transacted yesterday:
Transfers, 1-10 icteie��t in the May Day
,���,1 Pins Diamond from J. F. Harbottle t" W D. Cowan, consideration,
HtNi a 1-40 interest in tho May Day
md Pink Diamond from J. F, liar-
bottle to Chas. O. Cowan, consideration $200. Locations, Black Trail, on
j no,Ih slope of Sheep creek about eight
miles southeast of Salmo, by A. C.
Cuthbert; llnrdcase, on north slope of
Slicep creek about eight miles southeast of the town of Salmo, by A.
Turner,
M
BAKING POWDER
-cyssiesso������
GUARANTEED    i
WHOLESOME
^ And EFFECTIVE"
Superior to Alum Baking
Powders.   Equaltoanv
S;' half the price.        H
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end
ing
Sliips I In- t'oilKll
ami Works off tbe Cold.
UxitlvoBiomo-Qnhune Tabldfe ouro a cold
inOMMl'v.   No Cure. No Pay.   Prico 25 cents
MIGHT COPY THE SALOONS.
They Alone Fill  a Want   and   Hence
Succeed.
llev. .1. II. White, in his sermon
last night in thc Methodist church
touched on a practical subject in a
practicable way that had the virtue
of recognizing things as they are. He
took as his text the eighth verse of
Luke XVI: The children of this
world are wiser in their generation
than thc children of light. Speaking
cf the saloons ns compared with the
church, mid of those qualities they
exhibited which the churohes might
imitate, he note! that they made tbeir
places -.iltrnctive and comfortable; the
saloon keepers were genial and for
the most part honorable, generous and
fairminded. In the second place they
weie at their business all tho time
and in the third place the saloon furbished whiit almost every one feels
lie needs some time or othor, a stunn.
lant. While he maintained that no
stimulant was so elevating, so rca', so
enduring as that of the knowledge of
Christ, not everyone availed bimsolf
of it. The saloons were a success because they filled a want of men without homos, they were corafortalbe
anil they appealed to the sai'ial instincts of the community. Then the
saloon men were politicians, they
put their business before everything
else, they know what they wanted and
they voted for it and consquently got
what they wanted.
The churcli was doing good and
those who wished its help could always get it but men had to Beek it
����t; it was so with the reading rooms
they ware doing much good but all
did not wish to read at all times and
iheio was a class of men whom the Y.
U-C. A. did not  reach.
He thought that an institution
Mule" he devised that would embraoe
'he good features of the saloon without its hud ones. Saoli an enterprise
"'eil io: be under *he wing of the
"hurcli nnd he thought could be made
self sustaining.
of Hue ability and was warmly
rewarded by the unstinted applause of
the audience. .Millward's orchestra
crave three elections, which were well
rendered and pleasing.
MASTERPIECE WELL PRESENTED
Mr. E. J. Carpenter's great scenic
production of Quo Vadis comes to the
Nelson Opera House next Friday evening, December 6th. On account of the
immense popularity of the book, this
play has attracted much attention.
The costumes are historically correct,
each being copied from those in the
British Museum, and are marvels of
magniriciice. All tho sonery Is carried by the company and it includes
some very elaborate views, among
them being Nero's Palace at Rome,
the Harden of Aulus Plautius, the
Colisenm, the Roman Amphitheatre
aud Arena, and the Burning of Rome.
The play follows the book olosely and
bring out the startling scenes in a
singularly realistic manner. The
cast is a well balanced one, and was
especially selected for Quo Vadis. Tho
many scenes presented form a perfect
kaleidoscope of human emotions, which
can not fail to interest student s of
human nature. i
CHIMES   OP NORMANDY"   CAST.
The cast for thc "Chimes of Nor
mandy," which is shortly to be produced by the Nelnon Operatic society,
has been decided on. It is .is follows:
Serpolettc, Mrs. W. A. Mnotlonald;
Gerraaine, Mrs. Melville Parry; Gertrude, Mrs. E.McLeod; Suzanne, Mrs.
R.H. Williams; Henri, R. Thompson ;
Jean Greuicheux, R.W. Day;Gaspard,
ia miser), CvB. Winter; The Raillie,
E. Criddle: Registrar, C. Prosser;
Assessor, I. G.Nelson ; Notary, Onslow
Newling. The costume have arrived
from Philadelphia and are new and
beautiful. The scenery is being
painted in Spokane. Among tho specialties will be the Quakeress quartette
and the peasant dance. The "Chimes
of Normandy" promises to surpass
even "H. M. B. Pinafore" and "The
Mikado," the two former productions
of the Nelson Operatic society.
SHE DIDN'T WEAR A MASK.
Rut her beauty was completely hidden by sores,blotohes and pimples till
she used liucklen's Arnica Salve.
Then they vanished as will all Eruptions, Fev^r Sores, Boils, Ulcers, Carbuncles and Felons from its nse.
Infallible for Cuts, Corns, Burns,
Scalds and piles. Cure guaranteed.
35c at Canada Drug and Book Co.
Clam     Chowder     at   Spear's.���The
Pioneer Caterer.
NOTICE
All accounts owing the late firm of
Lee and Burnett or IJ. F. Lee and
Co., have been assigned to us and all
persons indebted to said liims or
either of them, are required to pay
the amount of the indebtedness to us
forthwith.
Dated SfJlh November, 1001.
HYDE,  TITSWORTU AND CO.
SWEET CAI'ORAL CIGARETTES
MUSICAL RECITAL.
FMlsa McCoy    uud    Miss     Robinson
Scored a buocesa.
An enthusiastic audience   assembled
''the  opera  house  laBt   evening  to
listen to the  musical recital given by
M'ss Qneenlo   McCoy   and Miss Jean
Bobinson,   assisted by the Millward's
"'chest���, under the direction of  llerr
s'imer.   Miss MoCoy had uix numbers
J' ""' eleven on   the   programme   and
m each she was honored by  an encore
"' �� recall.   She has a flute-like, won-
oerfnlly  clear,   well trained   soprano
0|ee.   and   in   the  lower and   upper
"t'ister she was most effective.     She
?���   heard   to   best   advantage    in
Kal.le.en     Mavourneen"     and     in
trnani,   Ernani,   Involami."   Miss
;��>y  certainly   established   herself
*'l|i Nelson's mUBicianB as a vocalist
��' mom than   ordinary   ability  and
'"nt she
is destined to make her marl
0 concert and perhaps in grand opera
wms certain should she continue
" lyrical career. Miss Robinson had
tin-
numbers, "Rondo Capriccssi
,"lianfe." by Mendelsohn. "Rap-
������io Uongruise," by Liszt, and "Im-
Prompt.,''by Schubert, and In each
*>�� showed herself to   be a   musician
Ltaijiber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
f have a complete stock on hand oi
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles.
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Fini3hedLumber.
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSON
and LARDO.
HEAD OFFICE:  NELSON.
J. A. SAYWARD.
BANKRUPTSTOCKTHE   MINER'S
We have purchased the MADSON STOCK at a  low  rate  on
the dollar.    It consists of
Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Boots, Shoes, Hats,
Caps, Rubbers and Blankets.
All these goods together with the balanee of our
Dry Goods ���&EF__f0E Wholesale Cost
This is a rare opportunity at the right time of the year to get pood
FALL  AND   WINTER  GOODS
at prices never before heard of in Nelson,    We have a specially heavy and choice stock  of
Men's Suits, Boots and Shoes and Underwear.    Our prices will talk.
Come and  see  for yourselves.
A.  FERLAND  &  CO.
Hair Brushes
Nail Brushes
Tooth Brushes
Clothes Brushes
We are showing' a
splendid new lot at
Very Low Prices.
&
Hair Brushes 50c. to $3.50-
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Sl. John, N. 1).
Allan Line Ionian lice,  7
Allan Lino Tunisian Deo. M
Beavor Line  Lako Superior Hoc.  li
Benvor Line Gralli Ca.st.Io  I leo. 20
Thcso steamers Bail from Halifax ono day
later
From Portland, Mo.
Dominion Line Vancouver Doo. 14
Domiiioii Lino Dominion Doc. 28
From Now York
Whito Star Lino Majestic Deo.  I
White SUr Line Cymirio Doe. 10
White Star Line Ocmni3 Doo. 11
Punanl Lino  Umbrla, I>ec.   7
llunard Lino Luoonla Deo, 14
American Line Philadelphia Dec.   i
American Line St. Paul  Doo. 11
Anchor Line Anchoria Doc. 14
Anchor Lino Furnessia Dec. 28
Fiom Boston
Cunard Lino Saxonia  Doc.  7
Canard Lino Ultonin Dec. 21
Dominion Lino Now England Deo, 4
For further information rcgirdinK N. Q.
Lloyd H:imlmrK-Aincri<-ui, Holland-American
linos nnd for rates, reservation of berths, otxj.
Apply to
W. P. F. CUMMING9,
Gen. Agent, Winnipeg, Man.
J. S. CATtTER. D. P. A.. Nelson
TUESDAY
MORNING
at 9 O'clock
These and many other broken assortments will be placed on sale at from
one-third to one-half off regular prices.
There is a choice. Selling will be
brisk.    Shop early.
3 dozen Ladies' Cashmere Hose, lull fashioned, fine quality, sizes  8   1-2
and 9 1-2, regular 65c. and 75c, Monday morning - 50
3 dozen Ladies' Wrappers, made with front and back Yoke, braid   trimmed, fitted waist lining, regular $1.75 and $2,  Monday        -      1,25
Ladies' Tailor Made Suits, the latest  styles,   made  of Cheviot,   Homespun, Serge, regular $14, Monday ... 950
Children's Eider  Coats,   colors  Cardinal,   White,   and   Fancy   Stripes,
regular $2.50. Monday sale price - - - 1,50
KERR & CO.
Cor. Baker & Ward Sts.
Nelson, B. C.
THE DOMINION WIRE ROPE CO., Ltd.
MONTREAL
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WIRE ROPE.
Tramway, Hoisting, Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Underground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates furnished.
K. E. CROASDAILE Agent Nelson-
'M_KmMi_zwk^^k^_W%^^iW^^asSm^^^k^_k^K. Ic -T&
��*��
THE LATEST INVENTION
IN HOT BLAST HEATING STOVES-
LODGE MEETINGS.
A
NKLSON LODGE    No. 23, A. F. &
,M. meets sooond Wednesday In
month.   Visiting brethorn wolcomo
L O. O. F. Kootenay Lodge
) No. Ill, moots ovory Monday night,
at their 'lall, Kootonay stroot
Sojourning Odd Fellown oordlally Invltod.
John A. McRae, N.G. D. W. Rutherford, V.O
Frod J. Squlro, Por. Sec.
Nelaon Royal Arch Chapter No. 123, G. R. C
Moots third Wodnosday. sojourning compan
ioiifl invited. Goorgo Johnstone, Z. _. W.
Matthews, S. K. 	
SILVER KING MIKE
Will P��y the highest oasb prloe for all
kinds ol 8eooncl hand goods. Will bny
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, "to���". oarP?rt*
cooking utensils, bonght In bouaehold
quantities. Also oast off clothing
Sail ancl see me or write. Address
Sliver King Mike, Bo* *��. Bait
Street, Nelson, B. C.
NKLSON LODGK  No.25, K. of P.
amocts ln K. of P. hall, Oddfollows block
I'devoryTuesday ovonli.g at 8 o'clock.
'tail visiting knights cordially Invito
Wm. Irvine, CO.
A. T. Park. K. of B. and S.
Nolson Knca pmontNo.7. MootH every 2nd
and 1th Friday of eaoh month, In Odd Inflows
Ha.II. cot nor llakor and Kootonay streets.
Nolson. A. H. Clements, O. P.; D. McArthiu-
R. 8.   Visiting brothers always welnomwi
NKLSON L. 0. L. No. 1002 meet* ln Fra-
lernlty Hall on first and third Friday ovenlngs
of ouch month at 8 ,'clook. Visiting member
oordlally Invited. W. W. Bradloy. W. K.
A, Minty. B.S.
NKLSON AKRIK No. 22, F. 0. K., meets
every second and fourth Wednesdays of each
month. VMting members cordially lnvlt
Charles Prosser. Secretary. 	
Kootonay Tent No.. 7, K. O. T. M��� hold thoir
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. P.
block, on the let and 3rd ThumJays of each
3 ViHiUng brothron cordially Invited to
itS G. A.Brown, tt. K.; A. P. Purdy, Com.-
B. J.Stool. P. S. C.      	
NKLSON'S QL'KKN NO. 2*1
SONS OF ENGLAND, moot*
1st and 3rd Wodnesday evenings of
eaoh month at Fralornity hall
cornor of Baker and Kootonay
str-cts. VlsiUug brethorn cord-
lallj Invited.
Kuwaiui Maclbod. Secrot��xy.
COURT KOOTKNAY. I. O. P., No. 313��.
M^rtliiiis 1th Thursday of month. Fralcrnal
SSEtS IrvU 0 tt.   P. H. Fleming. It.3.
Nolson Court Star ol   Kootenay, A. O. F.
MVots  2nd and   4th.Wednesdays In  every
Sonth.  Visiting brothron wdcorao. W. Mao-
Millar C.B    Pobort McLood 80c.
You can put in your coal   and  then   light  the  fire  9
from the top.    It has a large ash pan so  the ashes
can be removed  without  trouble.    It  has a  draw
grate so the clinkers will go down in  the  ash   pan.
Ask for the
Ox Air Blast
ITLACHLAN BROS.
WANT   PAGE.
FOR SALE OR RENT
A1! vt-ri i- "Mi-'ni > tatterled antler tnin head ai
the rale of (me cent a word per inaertion. No
(irlvertiHomt'tit taken for lew than 25 oent*>
Situation Wanted advftrtlnomunta iunertud
three times free of charuru.
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NELSON, B. C.
FOR BALE.���A    grand   piano,   price      FUBNITOBH St UNDERTAKING
8110;    also    household     furniture. I ,	
address     W.    .1.     Chittick,   Victoria ��� I \    J. BOBBRTSON & OO.-Next door to
I XJ.   tbenow  l'u.^t Olltco Building, Vernon
street, east.
ESIOMT-Boomed Ilous��.    Mine*   Komi.
adjoining Tramway Barn,newly tin-
ifchen.     Heady    for   occupation    10th
December.     Heated with botairigas
lor light and Cooking; all modem
conveniences. Alfred Hunker, at the
building.
I'OU     SALIC���One     heavy    draught
team, apply to .1. A. Nnyward
PIANO���Kor Hale, cheap, or will
rent; almost now, Mason and Hindi,
upright.    Apply Miner office,
BOUSE   tu rent   on Vernon     street.
Apply Captain T. .1.  Duncan.
BTJRNISISD       ROOMS.
Silica,      second   door
street.
-Apply       on
west     Ward
ROOMS and BOARD.���Every convenience;   smith east   corner of   Carbonate and Josephine street.
FDRNISHED   BOOMS   TO   KENT.���
Appiv    to   Mrs V. 3.  Sqnires, Koom
4(1, K. W. C. block,
WANTED
WANTED.���Men and   women   wanted
to work   at   home.        flood    wages.
Write    Glasgow     Woollen    company,
Dept. C, Toronto
WANTED. ���Five or six roomed,    furnished house to rent.      No  children
very nest care   taken    of   everything.
Stute rental.    Address Miner.
MEN WANTED���On     Crow's     .Nest
Southern    Ry,     (food   wages,   long
job   llHariqnnrters, Elko,    B.    C.      A.
Guthrie & Co.
MISCELLA NEOUS
LOST���About 0.3U Thursday evening
between Wm. Hunter and Co.'s
store and the Pontoffloe and the C. P.
R. land olliee on West Baker street, a
silver open faced watch with photo on
face, gold chain nnd four charms, a
three dollar gold piece, a srokl locket,
a gold heart and a moss agate miniature curling stone. Finder will he
handsomely rewarded by reluming
same to Wm.  Hunter and Co.'s   store.
n
VJ.
D. J. CHRISTIE
Money to Loan at 8 per cent.
Insurance Real Estate
FOR KENT.���Two otlices over Queen
Cigar store, SIS; 7-roomed house, bath
aud sewer, %%%', 4-roomed house, water
only, $11.
FOR SAEE.���Two lots, Observatory
st., on car line, }4r.(l; fi-ruom house,
Calbopate st., SI.IIOO; 7-roomed house,
Carbonate tt, SL',100.
ne Falls &
PJortfcern 13'v.
Nelson  <fc Fort
Sheppard R'v
Red Mountain R'v.
SPECIAL SERVICE
OUR SPECIALTY
"GOOD CHEER"
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We nre showing this season a full
line of these goods and solicit your
esteemed patronage.
Lawrence Hardware
Company.
CALL ON THI
NELSON WINE CO.
nnd try a bottle, a doeon, ar a barrel of
CALGARY BEER aa it is the best and
chorvpoHt on the markot. Aim try our
WINES.    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS,
PRANK   A. TAMBLYN. ��..*���...
Telephone 03 Baker St.. NoIhod
A. R. HEYLAND,
P. L. S.
KASLO.   B.  C.
Mineral   'aio<s and mines suivcyed.
West Transfer Co.
N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER.
Goal ��� Wood
Best  Fir and Tamarac  Al
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
OI#ne on   Ila*��r Street Tel
NELSON TO SPOKANE
For the comfort of the number of
people who are now using this
popular line, a direct daily Buffet
Car service has been inaugurated,
thereby giving passengers every
comfort obtainable on any of the
larger railways in Canada or the
U.S.
Close connections made at Spokane for the south, east   and   west.
Only 10 hours to Seattle and iS
to Vancouver and Victoria.
Passengers booked direct through
to all European points.
bt., nelson.   Day'phouaStfl Ninbt'pnons 'ait.
AEliATED AMII MINERAL WATERS
XJELSON KOHA WATER KAUTOltY-
_T( N. M. I'uiiiiniiiri, Lof.t.uo���Kvery knmvu
rariety ofsoflrdrinks. I'uliuxuu. 'lulephun
No. HI. Iluovur rtlruut, NoIhoii. .l>.i li..- ot Ih
l.iinuii- til. I.0011 Hot SSpriiiK* Minoral Water
ARCHITECTS
C1ANK & MAC-DONALD (II. Cauo, Jamo
J A. MticUoniildi���ArcluUitta uud tmporln
i ������n.lciii ., Mi..... i Dill Dlook, (.oruur Dukoi und
Ward srruoi*. .\ulbon
OROCE1UES
A    MACDONALD   Sc Co.-Cornor   *'ron
���   and  Hull atryoib���Wholesale  irrocer
und jobborb in  blank"!*, Klnvuti, nni l-. bootn
rubber*. luuckinuWh und miners' BUUdrleH.
FRESH AND SALT MEATS
P   BURNS & Co.���Bakor Otreet, Nelsou-
���   Wholesale dealers in frenb u d eurod
rueutb.   Cold tiioi'UKe.
WEST    KOOTKNAY    HUTC1IKK    CO.
linker Htreut, Nelnon��� Wholesale deu
orn in fresh und eured uieuu.
HARDWARE & M1N1NU   SUl'PLIES
JAWRENOK HAKDWAUK CO-l)uko
J Street, Nelson ��� Wbolt'sule deuluin la
hunlware, miners' sunplies, sportiilK _oodd
etc,
M'LACHLAN 1IUOS. (HuetoisorH to Vuu
couvor Hanlvvure'Co. Ltd.! linker Street.
Nelson���VV holtssule denlers in hurdwuro und
miniuK supnlies, olumbers' und tii.smithu' .u;.
piles,
VTKLSON   HAKDWAUK  CO.-Wholesale
i.l     I j. li 111 -.. oils und kIiihs; nieetiuiiics   tools
Aironts foi Onlurio I'owiler Works; ljrniunito
LIQDOE8 AND DRY GOODS
rpUBNER, HEKTON & Co.-Corner Vornon
X nnd Josephine Streets, Nelson���Whelo
sulo deulers in liquors, ciKurs, und dry Knodu
AgenU for Pubst lircwiiiu Co. of Milwuukoc
uud Cnltftiry Drewini; Co or Cnlgury.
H
UDBON'S UAV Co.-WholcHalo Kroceriti.
andUquoraetc,, Baker Street, Nelnon.
LUMBER
NKLSON SAW AND PLANING M1LL-
Offloe comer Hall and Front Streeta
nelson*-Lumber, oeUiiur, flooring, iuid every
thinK in wood for btfkUUg DUrpOflea Get out
pricdH.  Correapondenoe Bouiutea.
OK,   SACKS AND TWINB8.
ry\   GALLON *. CO.-Doal r_ in ore rawk>
X��   and twinoH.   Alwnyri h large sUM*k  on
bund. Telephone Sfli Room 41, K.-W.-0 Block
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
ProvinciaK^
Land Surveyor.
i6g NELSON  B C
CANADIAN,
Pacific
RAILWAY
Perfect   Passenger   Service
-TO-
Leave DAY TRAIN Arrivi
9:M B.m Spokane 7:16 p.m
13:25 p.m Rossland 4 !80 p.D.'
10:30 a.m Mountain B'BO p. rn
'.i :ln a.iu Nelson IJ .45 p.m.
U. A. JAOKHON, G. P. Sc T.A.
Siio'iimio   VViun
Q. K. TAOKABDKY
Aennt, Nelson. B.C
J. C. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
MINING ENGINEER.
Late uf Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Street Nelson. B C
PATENTS, TRADE MARKS ami COITOGIITS
obtained in all oouutriea
ROWLAND BRITTAIN,
Registered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank of B. N. A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write tor full particulars.
Arc you in want? If you arc, tel.
the people, through The Miner want
column, what you are in wast of_
You'll get it.
BAST
WEST
Winnipeg
Vancouver
Toronto
Victoria
Montreal
.Seattle
New York
Hon Francisco
Soo Pacific Line
To St. Paul and Chicago nnd all
points beyond, High Back Coaches.
Superb Dining Cars. First-class
Sleepers on all  trains,
TOURIST CARS
Revelstoke  to  Coast   Daily.
Monday and Friday, Kootenay Landing to bt. Paul.
Friday     only,       Toronto,
Montreal. Boston, e*c.
For berths, timetabled, rates nnd full
iufin-mill Km apply to.
H. L. Biioww,
Oity PaMangor Afrcnt
J. H. Oaktkb, K. J. (.'oylk
DiH. Pans. Agt. A. G, P. _.
Nilmiri Vancouver
The DAILY MINER
WILL DB  IlKLIVKI1KI1 TO
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every morning Immediately
on arrival of steamer, at tbe
rate of        ,
75 Cents per Month
Subscriptions to lie left
with the agent) Nblson Daily Miner Tuhs jay, December 3,  1901
-e
���*.
unni CV   ��.      We desire to Inform
LAINQ
tho public that w.
have taken over the
burliness of
THOMSON  STATIONERY CO.. LW.
which will in tbe future bo earned
on under the stylo of
MORLEY &  LAINQ
Tffe ask for the support of tho residents of
Nelson sad the Kootenay Oountry.
Our promises are Doing enlarged anrt till-
proved lo meet tho over growing trado of tlie
TheotOOkOf Books. Ofllco Supplies. Station-
cry and Fancy Goods will lie Increased anil or
fored atprices which will make il worth your
while lo deal wilh us.
MORLEY & LAING
SUCCESSORS TO
HOMSON  STATIONERY  CO,,  Ltd.
NELSON. B. G.
#��WVWW^^WWV%W%W%*��>
THE GITY
Several carloads of apples arrived
yesterday in Nelson, consigned to
local dealers.
Tho International yesterday brought
tn two carloads of ore from the Payne
���mine for tbo Trail smelter.
Tbe International took the run for
the. Kaslo yesterday while ihe boilers
of tbe latter were Doing cleaned.
0. Mewling has opened an auction
wareroom in Tbe Miner's old office of
Victoria street, opposite the open
home,
Miss Emma Fleck, one of the nurses
who went to South Africa with the
First Canadian contingent is in Nelson on a visit to Mrs. U. R. Cameron.
The water main at thc foot of Hall
street burst yesterday afternoon and
a good deal of excavating was necessary before the broken section could
bo located.
At the Emmanuel church parlors
this afternoon the ladies of the church
will gi��e a social tea. All friends are
cordially invited. Collection tn aid of
the piano fund.
This evening there wi'l be a meeting of the congregation of Emmanuel
church to consider the resignation of
the pastor Bev. Wm. Munroe. The
meeting will begin at 8 o'clock sharp.
Rev. J. H. Robinson, pastor of the
Presbyterian church at Rossland, was
iu Nelson yesteiday. Mr. Robinson
naB recently had the degree of doctor
of divloty conferred on him by Princeton.
Miss M. Whitney died yesterday
afternoon at the residence of E. T.
Smith, Baker street. The deceased
had been ill with consupmtion for the
post year. She was in her !)(itb year
and was a native of Lexington, Ky.
The funeral takes place Wednesday
afternoon to the city oemetery from
the undertaking parlors of D. Mc-
Arthnr and Co.
In the Inland revenue off!fe the
collections for the month of November
for Nelson were : Spirits, 94,168.18;
malt, $210; raw leaf tobscco, $105;
cigars, $:i:J7.30. Total.  $4,810.48
City wholesalers report tbat business during tbe past week hail been
very brisk, the large bulk of ordrs
being lrom East lOiotcnay. Retail
rade in the city has also improved
considerably.
D. S. Kelly of St. John, N. B-, and
J. Kelly, of Seattle, nephews of A. II.
Kelley, are spend!ng a few days in
Nelson. They are in the province
looking for a business opening aud
will probably try lumbering in East
Kootenay.
At the Nelson custom house the collections during the month of November amounted to $16,140.37. For tht
corresponding month of IttOO the collections were $15,9SS?.10, which shows
a substantial increase in the amount
of impoits into the city over November of last year.
Alf. Spear an old time hunter and
trapper, late of Vancouver, and Jlin
llniicner, of Nelson, left on the Moyie
yesterday morning for ,Ios.Thompson's
ranch, about six miles np the lake
where they will spend a mentb or six
weeks bunting game in which the
oountry abounds, for the local market.
The new fire bell lias been successfully hung by John Toye, contractor,
and ivas tried for the first time on
Monday morning. Hereafter it will
be struck twice at 7 a. tn., 12 m. and li
p. m. When connected with the fie
alarm system tbe number of the call
boxes will bo struck on it in case of
Bre.
Sam II. Bennett, a miner, died at
12.20 on Monday morning at the residence of .1. J. Malone, his brother-in-
law, with whom be mnde his home.
lie had been ill for about six weeks
but bis condition was not considered
serious until a few days before his
death. His mother is on her way
from California and until her arrival
final arrangements about the funeral
will not be made.
POSITIVELY   THE   GREATEST   PLAY
EVER PRESENTED IN
NELSON
ONE NIGHT ONLY
Friday, Dec. 6th
E. J. Carpenter's splendid scenic  production of
QUO VADIS
The burning of Home
This Superb Scenic, Production
is a dramatization of Heury Sienkie-
wIck's wonderful Btory, the sensation of
the Ohrlst'on world.' For stage representation it is divided inin six acts aud
uine scenes, illustrating in a manner
srapbio and convincing the Dawn of
Christianity and the Downfall of Paganism. Cast with the full strength
of E. J. Carpenter's
Largo and Powerful Dramatic Company
SCENERY���(None required belonging
to the opera house) by Tbos Neville.
Eaoh scene n tribute to this great artist's skill.
COSTUMES���By Desoalobl, Rich,
beautiful and historically correct.
"Quo Viulis is a sArmnn with no one
asleep in the pews"���Natchez, Miss.,
Daily Democrat
NOTE-Universal praise from managers and newspapers where this tine
Company has lately appeared, justifies
Manager Annahlo in ottering them
special inducements to come, and it is
confidently expected to li i the leading
amusement of tlio season.
SEATS AT M'DONALD'S
SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTES.
PINEY  WOODS
Helthful bnt Not AlwayB Ouiative.
To go to the, piney woods is a help,
but if one carries along the bad habits
of food and drink that bave caused
sickness, the piney woods will not
produce a recovery.
Coffee drinking caused blindness in
a Virginia gentleman.and his remarkable experience is worth reading. ''I
have been a colfee drinker since my
earliest remembrance If I missed
colfee at a meal it brought on head
ache. This should have shown mc
that I was a victim to a drug habit
F'inally, wakeful, restless nights
came on. After dinner I was always
drowsy and after sleeping would
waken stupid and morbid, and felt as
though I had been drugged, and when
this feeling wore olf nervousness and
restlessness would set in unlil I
drugged myself with ooffee again.
. At last my eyesight begau to fail.
Some of tbe best optical specialists
agreed that I had an alllictioit of thn
optic nerve, and after two or three
years treatment my eyes slowly lost
their power and 1 bociiiiic almost
sightless.
I was advised to go to a pirn- woods
near the sea in a most Isolated place.
This I did and lived there for two
years without any visible benefit. I
gave up all hope of recovery until last
spring a friend expressed the belief
tbat tlie colfee I drank was the cause
of all of my trouble. He bad been a
slave to it nud had been unable to
find relief until be quit und took up
Postum Food coffee.
Ills experience stnrtled me and I
decided to try the change although I
had but little faith in its merits. My
first cup of I'ostum proved delicious
and was a great surprise. It was
evidently well made, I bad not the
slightest trouble in leaving off coffee
for thc Postum filled its plaoe
perfectly.
During the past six months I have
gained in IIchIi, my sallow complexion
has become clear, and my eyesight
gradually improved until now I am
able to read and write. My mind Is
once more clear and active, and I no
longer surfer from sleepless, nervous
��petlt>. You can imagine I feel grate-
f ul for my restoration. " W, Harold
Jreuton, Brighton, Va,
A session of the Supreme court begins today before Mr. Justice McColl.
There are only four cases on the list,
as most of those which were expected
to be ready for tiial have been adjourned or are not ready. The following are the cases on the list.
George vs. Wallace-Miller, Burns vs.
Spearing, Imperial Mining Co. vs.
Valparaiso Mining Co., Paulson vs.
Beaman.
Thc low stage of water in the lake
oocosions considerable difficulty in
transferring freight from the steamers
to the wharf. Tbe floating wharf that
is used in landing lias become so
waterlogged with use that it is more
an incumbrance than a help, it being
necessary now to block tbe gangplanks up in order to get loaded trucks
across the float and up to the wharf.
The tug Halys yesteiday brought iu
a barge with a load of cottonwood to
be used in mnking excelsioi at the
Kootenay Wire Works. The Ilalys
leaves this morning to make its last
Irip of the season to Bonner's Ferry,as
Capt. West does not think that the
river above Kootenay Landing will be
open more than a couple of days more,
as very slight frost Is required to
freeze up that portion of it. On this
trip the Halys will tako up a barge
loao of hay for thu Silver  King mine.
Arthur West on Saturday afternoon
nt the Silver King mine met with a
serious accident whicn will incapici-
tato him for some time. He was working on one level when a piece of rock
from the level abovo caniu tumbling
down striking him on the hack of the
shoulder. Four ribs were broken und
the shoulder blade .shattered to some
extent. He was not brought down tu
the hospital till the next morning and
in the meantime be had another narrow escape from burning in tbo boarding house. His brother-in-law, W,
H. Whitinore, had sat up with him
and just a few minutes before thn
alarm of fire was given had lain
down to sleep. Whitinore\s partner
[tolled him out laid and the two got
West out riml had less than a minute
to spare before exit would have been
impossible. West lost $|H in llionny
and a valuable watch and Wbitinorn
lost |18 in inonny and a fur coat. We-t
was brought to the Hospital on Sun-
day morning. Mrs West and little
girl have been in the hospital for two
weeks Buffering from typhoid fever so
that tho family is having more than
the usual portion of misfortune.
AT THE HOTELS.
Hume.���A. O. Hurdick, I). C. Mc-
Cregor and wile, Vancouver; Rev, Dr.
Robinson, Miss.Jean Robinson, Ross-
laud; H. W. Stevenson, Vancouver! H.
A. Frew nnd wife, Easloi N, F. Mc-
Naiight. ,1 F. McNatight, Silverton;
11. .1. MoPhoo, Enterprise; Miss Nellie
Currie, Mr. Hugh C'urrin, Hossevain;
M.    E.    Shannon.    Orand    Forks;   F.
Eiweil,   Bonnlngton   Kails-,    w.   N.
Brayton, Kaslo; W. I1'. Shannon and
wife, Orand Forks; ,1. Love, Winnipeg; R. Ince, Revelstoke.
Slocan ; Mrs. F. Bernard, F. Bernard,
Northport;.!. Peterson, Seattle; O.
Mercer, tireenwood; II. Wilson, W.
Coniiell, Spokane.
Phair.���W, V, Alney, Boston ; B. C.
Rthlet, Spokane; A. J. McCcll,-. New
Westminster; P. Welch, Spokane; R.
l'lewman, A. Klockman, Rossland; C.
II. McBeath and wife, New York.
Orand Central.--N. McMillan,
Mollv Gibson Landing; S. O. McMillan, Slocan; P. Hagartv, J. West-
gate, Ymir; W. J. Henry," W. S. Mo-
Lcod, Rossland.
Steamed clams and clam nectar at the
Ofliee saloon every day, A fresh shipment from tbe coast received each
day.
HOCKEY CLUB REORGANIZED.
There was a large and enthusiastic
attendance at the annual meeting of
the Nelson Hockey club in the Queeus
hotel last evening. The following
were elected officers for the coming
year: Hon.-Pres, W. A. Galliher, M.
P.; President, H. O. Neclands; Vice-
President, N. T. McLeod; 2nd Vice-
President, J. S. Carter; Manager, W.
Waluisley; Secretary-Treasurer, S.
Neclands; Captain, J. A. Wetmore;'
exeoutive committee, Dr. McLennan,
F. A. Tamblyu,J.Bunyan,Dr.Doherty
and A. Carrie. The committee was
authorised to purchase goal nets and
sweaters and to make arrangements for
a smoker to be give some time early
in January. The Nelsons are now the
champions of British Columbia and
the club is determined to defend its
honirs with even a stronger team
than last year.
OLD SOLDIERS EXPERIENCE.
M. M. Austin, a civil war veteran,
of Winchester, Ind..writes: "My wife
was sick a long time in spite of good
doctor's treatment, but was wholly
cured by Dr. King's New Life Pills,
which worked wondrrs fur her
health." They always do, Tn them.
Only 25o at Canada Drug anil 'Jook
Co.
Fancy Oyster stews at  Spear's���The
Pioneer Caterer.
Queens.���W. il. Feiguson and wl'e,
C. Brand, Silverton; J A. Fisher. S.
Boyd. Slocan; M. ti, Quinn. Spokane)
O. Smith, Chicago; Miss L, Bosel.
Halmo;   R.    E,    Allen,    W.    E.   Lee,
BRAIN-FOOD NONSENSE.
Another ridiculous food fad has been
branded by the most competent
authorities. They have dispelled the
silly notion that one kind of food is
needed for brain, another for muscles,
and still another for bones. A correct diet will not only nourish a particular part of tho body, hut it will
sustain every other pait. Yet, how-
vcr good your food may be, its nutriment is destroyed by indigestion cr
dypepsia. You must prepare for their
pnoarance or prevent their coming by
liking regular doses of Gieen's August
Flower, tbo tavonte medicine of tbe
healthy millions. A few doses aids
digestion, stimulates the liver to
heallbv aotion, purifies the blood, and
makes you feel buoyant and vigorous.
You can get Dr C. O. Green's reliable
remedies at W. F. Teetzel & Co.'s.
Get Green's Snm'iul Almanac.
Any parties contemplating a trip to
f'nlifi ruin about December 16th please
HOC G. K. Taokabury, City Agent, G.
N. Ry.
Have you used healthful Hvgenie
Raking Powder, the latcat discoVeiy
in chemistry ?
AN UNUSUAL OFFER
If you aroat all sceptical about trying Orlf-
ntlis Menthol Unlmont yourdrngglsb will well
It with tho understanding that If not entirety
Batlsf-totpry your money buck. Uho It for
rhoumatasm, neuralgia, sprains, bruises, mus-
oular soronssii uit'i nil forms of swelling and in-
lltunnmlloii.   Price '-> cunts.
for sain l,v .1. P. Vansfconw Nul-ton. B. O.
REISTERER & CO.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter.
DROP IN AND SEE OS
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[ARTIN O'REILLY & CO. in making their Closing Out Announcement, beg,to tender  their thanks
to their many friends and customers for past patronage during the time they have been in business in
Nelson.    We propose giving the public generally, a life's opportunity of buying Dry Goods at prices
never before approached in the Kootenays or elsewhere.
On Friday Morning Nov. 29th, 1901.
We will commence one of the Most Startling Cheap Sales ever attempted in the annals of Dry Goods in
this city. This sale will not be prolonged���short and sweet���and ladies see that you get some of "The
Plums", as there will he many during this, Our Last Sale in Nelson.
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" Come one come all' tho tfooils must go,
Anil all we want is hut to show
The Bargains wo can #ive."
Suit and Jacket Department
Wo mean ihis.
Suits that were $10.00, now % 5 00
"      "      "        15.00,      "        8 25
'*      "      "       20.00,      "        13 00
11      "      "        22.50,      "        15 00
"      "       25.00      "        16 00
Dress Skirts
In Black and Navy
vy.
Black Creponne Skirls, If 10.00 now.
6.50	
5.50	
Blaek anil Navy Servos,   7.50	
.$ 6 00
��� 4 5��
��� 3 75
��� 4 75
Two dozen Black, Navy, Fawn and Green Jackets at Half Price,
Lathes' Rain Coals, were $7.00, now  *
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Cravenette (Raglan) ihe garment of the hour, a $12.00 garment for   - --
The best grade of Cavenelte, $18.00 for	
Domestic Department
Towelling 5c., 8c., and roc per yard.
Bath Towels thai were 35c per pair, now	
"        " "      "     40c '	
"        " "      "    75C "     "        "  	
' 90c "     "        " 	
Tahleings, Sheetings and Bed  Spreads.    Now
another chance like this you may never have
your lime to buy (hem,
Blankets and Comforters
Wc have a large slock hut the sale price  will   reduce  (he
Blankets lor	
$2.00 Comforter for	
CLOSING OUT SALE
AT MARTIN O'REILLY 8 CO'S., NELSON.
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All kinds, classes and colors of Dross Goods are marked at  Iho following
Reductions:
Several pieces Black Figured Dress Goods thai were 50c, now $ 25
A lot Fancy Dress Goods, wore 75c, now  40
All Colored and Black Dress Goods that wore $1.00, now  65
Tho $2.00 line now  1  2
Silks, Blouse and Dress Silks
China Silk, regular 3SC, now $ 20
Our *7 inch China Silk, regular 50c, now  35
Some ofthe nobbiest Blouse Silks and Colorings, tbat were $ i, now 60
Another lino tbat was $1.50, now  90
Still another tbat was $3.50,   now  1 90
Dress Linings
Now is your time to buy Dross Linings.    The dressmakers'   opportunity.
Plain and Fancy Linings that wero 15c, now $ 10
Also our Fancy Colored Linings that were 25c, now  15
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Corsets, Gloves, Underwear
Ladies will he Interested lo know that Corsets,  Gloves and  Underwear
are not led out of this sale.
Onr    75c Corset goes for  .
"     $1.00    "       "      "          '
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"       1.50 D. and A. short waist, black, white, pink and blue	
"        1.50 D. and A. Girdles, drab only	
Children's Corset waists thai were ooe and 75c are now	
GLOVES���Our Kid Gloves require no Introduction otherwise than
to mention lhat they are "Perrin's Make", in colors modes tans
and black.    Think of it, only, per pair	
Underwear in Ladies' and Childrens'.    A nice,   well   finished  Combination for Ladies, in whito only, three sizes, each	
Ladies Natural Wool Vests, were $1.00, now	
A line of Ladies' While Vests, were 90c, now	
Children's Vests and Drawers in while only, from 20c up.
Smallwares
Pins 2 papers for 5c.    Hair Pins 2 for 5c.    Those lhat
Everything in the Smallware line stmiliarly reduce
. were   10c  now 5c.
duced.
W The above price quotations are selling prices, and it is absolutely necessary that we
Tr make things move, as we intend moving ourselves in two weeks.
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CHRISTMAS GIFTS
Our stock is now complete
and we have a large selection
of small articles, ranging
in price lrom 25c up. We
also have received direct from
the manufacturers a large assortment of
Sheffield Kuives and Forks
Have a look over our stock
Patenaude Bros.
JEWELERS.
CHRISTMAS GOOD:
ARE HERE
CAMBORNE
The Rossland of the Lardeau
LOTS FOR SALE
Full particulars of
R. J. STEEL.
NELSON AGENT.
The Waverley Hotel
J, N. DAVIDSON. Prop.
Rates (1.00 to (1.fiO per day. first
class Meals, 2!ic. Next door to Opern
Hourc. IV 0. Hox 810. Telephone 147.
Victoria St., Nelson.
NEWLIM & CO.
AUCTIONEERS.
VALUERS. ETC.
Kootenay Street. Next Oddfellows' Ha
P. O. BOX 633.
See our splendid display everything in  the Jewelry and  Fancy  Lines.
You will find just what your friends will appreciate
CALL AND SEE OUR FANCY LAMPS
J. J. WALKER
Cor. Baker & Stanley Sts.
The Jeweler
E. J.SCOVIL
tUNINe ItttllkKIt, HOTAMf.
Windermere Mines.  OorrosronclonooSollolt
WXNDBBMBBE. B. C.
P. O. GBEBN        F. S. OIjEMENI'H
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
Surveyors.
P. O. Box 145 Nelson, ��->;
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