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' Daily Edition No.  1254
Nelson,   British Columbia, Friday, January 31, 1902
Eleventh   Year
A SPLENDID
KENDITION
Nelson Amateurs Successfully
Produce High Class
Oratorio.
Soloists.   Chorus   and   Orchestra Win Unstinted
Praise.
At the Opera Douse last evening
another triumph was scored for the
Nelaoc amateurs, under the clever
leadership of Herr Steiner, in the production of Rossini's masterpiece,
si nl, it Mater, and selections from
other oratorios. Many fears had been
expressed previous to the performance
that in attempting such difficult music
it would be Impossible to carry the
affair off with the success attained
on previous entertainments, but this
was fortunately unfounded.
Nelson audiences have the reputation of being verv critical in the
vigorous applause and unanimous expressions of approval heard after the
performance last night showed that
thov car also be as strongly appreciative of merit. Herr Steiner and Mr.
Geo. Kydd especially deserve all
credit for their successful carrying
through of the enterpiree, as alBO the
ladies and gentlemen who so ably
assisted in tbe musical part of tbe
programme. Mr. W. A. Jowett as
accompanist, was very good, as also
the members ot tho orchestra who
played as one instrument, the harmony throughout being excellent. ���
The soprano solo by Mis. Parry,
Ave Maria, was probably the best
selection of the evening, and the audience were not satisfied until nn encore
was given.
Mrs. Hannington in both the solos
and part songs in which she took part
was warmly applauded. Her voice is
splendidly adopted for sacred music
and in the cavatina, I Will Sing of
Thy Great Mercy, waa heard to great
advantage and her future appearances
will always be looked forward to
with pleasure by the music lovers of
the city.
Mr. George Kydd has a tenor voice
of great strength and range and besides being largely instrumental in
getting the concert np and canying it
through, contributed In no small
measure to the programme.
Mr. E. Grizelle, who took the bass
solo part is well known in thc eity
nnd last evening sang his selections
very creditably.
Great regret will be felt in the announcement that llerr Steiner is leaving Nelson on Baturday for Spokane.
Nelson has been greatly Indebted to
this gentleman fur his able conducting
of so many high class musical entertainments and bis leaving the city
will create a gap in musical circles
that it will be hard to fill. All will
hope that at some date in the near
future he will again return.
Following is the programme given
lust evening:
Overture, I'riost March, from Magio
Flnto (Mozart), Orchestra; Oratorio,
titabnt Mater (Rossini).
Soloists���Soprano, Mrs. Melville
Parry i Tenor, Mr. tt. Kydd; Mezzo
Soprano, Mrs. K. W. Hannington;
llass, Mr. K. Grizelle.
Introduction-Chorns and quartetts;
air���tenor- "Cujus Animan"; duet���
soprano aud mezzo soprano, "Power
Bternal"; air���bass, "Through the
Darkness"; recitative (Uass) and
chorus, "ThouHast Tried Onr Hearts" ;
���iwtetto, "I Have Longed For Thy
Salvation'1; Cavatina���meizo soprano.
"I Will Sing of Thy Great Mercy";
air���soprano, and chorus, "Intlaiu-
matus''; quartette, "Hear Us Lord" ;
chorus���Amen, "To Him Be Glory
Evermore."
Cavaleria Rustloana��� Intermezzo,
(Mascagni)��� Violin, Mr. H. Harris;
eello, llerr F. Steinef; piano, Mr. W.
A. Jowelt.
Ave Marie���Soparno solo, (Gounod)
Mrs. Melville Parry; cello obligato,
F. Steiner.
Hallelujah Chorus ��� "Messiah"
(Handel).
The following are those who composed the chorus:
Sopranos���Mesdames. McLeod, R.
M. Macdonald, Dr.Armstrong, Rutherford, Walley, M. M. Bird, J. J. Camp-
hell, Otis, Brown, Geo, Bell, Misses
^awr.Templeton, Manhart, Crickmay,
Lennox, Hopkins, White, Skead.
Altos���MesdatnesJ Goepel, Heath-
cote, Thurraan, Renwick, Flint, Annable, Uroekman, Day, Beer, Wallace'
Misses Johnstone, Stubbs, Hannington.
Tenors���Messrs. Ohadborne, Day,
R. M. McDonald, Carrie, Irwin, Lennox, Newling, Davidson, Hawthorne,
Orirkraay, Emory.
Basees���Messrs. Clarke, Brown.
Smith, Parry, Thomson, Scanlan,
Ludwig, Robertson, Ross. Hawthorne, Sullivan, Bell, Wadde.
The Orohestra was composed of:
First Violin, H. Harris, Mrs. T.
Morley, 3. 3. Campbell; second violin,
C. Leblanc, E. Curran, ir.; viola, T.
Morley; tuba, L. S. Otis; violincello,
Miss Hedley; bass viol, J. Millward;
flute, A. Tregillns; comets, Pollard,
Lewis; drums, T. A. Mills; organ,
Mrs. Rason; accompanist, piano, W.
A. Jowett.
SOME CITIES OMITTED.
Prince Henry Oannot Accept All the
Invitations Tendered Him.
Washington, Jan. 30.���The committee on arrangements for the reception ot Prince Henry held another
meeting today and completed the
itinerary of the western and southern
trip whioh will be taken by the
prince. The committee lias found
itself embarrassed by its de-ire to
meet the wishes oi Prince Henry to
see as muoh cf the United States as
possible in the time allotted to his
visit and the wishes of the various
cities and communities to have him
stop some time in each. The effort to
reconcile those conditions has resulted
In a programme which allots a very
short period of timo to many of the
localities that had hoped to have the
prince with them at least one or two
days, ln Cincinnati his stay will be
less than half a day and in other
oases it has been necessary to cut out
important cities or nrcak up the long
night runs. Atlanta has been omitted
from the programme and Chattanooga
probably will be the extrorne southern
point.
HOLLAND ACTS ALONE.
France Was Not Cousulted in the
I'eaco Negotiations.
Paris, Jan. 30.���The Temps today
prints a despatch from The Haguo in
whieh the correspondent says he
learns from a trustworthy source that
the recent journey of the Dutch premier, Dr.Kupyer, to England prepared
the ground for peace negotiations in
regard to South Africa, which were
begun with the consent of the British
government. Ho adds that the most
recent step taken by Holland was sup-
potted by some of the other governments. Thc correspondent of tbo Associated Press was informed In official
quartern today that so far as is known
here Holland's action was quite
spontaneous; France was not consnlt-
ed and is not aware of tho terms of
the Dutch note.
KILLED AT WAR EAGLE.
A Roperaan Found Dead With Shoulders Crushed.
Rossland, Jin. J30.���Peter B. Hoi-
combe was killed this afternoon in the
main shaft of the War Eagle mine
where he was employed as inpeman.
The body was discovered by tho mine
foreman aud it is believed Holcombe
lost his footing while working about
the guide rollers. He was badly
crushed about the head and ehouders.
Deceased was 35 years of age, unmarried, a native of Lambertville,
New Jersey, and a member ot Lone
Pino, Nebraska, Masonic lodge. An
inquest will be hold tomorrow.
RYAN OUTCLASSED GREEN.
Kansas City, Jan. 30.���Tommy
Ryan, of this city, who claims tbe
middle weight championship of the
world, tonight knocked out Geo.
Green of San Francisco, in thc seventh
round of what was noheduled as a 10-
ronnd contest before a large crowd in
the Armory hall. From tho flrst round
iu which Green was forcod to take
the oonnt until the dociBive blow was
landed, the result was never in doubt.
Ryan was the aggessor throughout
and Green was at no timo able to
withstand the furious rushes ol hia
opponent.
BIG FIRE RAGING.
Norfolk, Va., Jan. 81.-The Columbia building, the largest office building with one exception in the oity, is
on fire. It adjourns the Atlantic hotel
and at this hour (2 a. m.) it looks as
If there will be dlfiliilty In preventing
the flames from reaching the hotel.
KILLED WHEN
COASTING
EXTENDING
Sled   Strikes   a   Telegraph
Pole With Fatal Ro-
sults.
inent in political and sporting]ciroles.
The note which he left said: "I am
r a _r__ rpT} * "n"D i*'0'1 anl' despondent and hope- all my
JjA.iA.lJ   lll/il.lJJb i friends will forgive this rash act."
New   Steamship   Line   Between Chicago and
Quebec.
Two   Young   Ladles   Were
Among Unfortunate
Ones.
Plattsburg, N. Y., Jan. 30.���A
frightful coasting aocident occuired at
Keoseville this morning in wbich one
young man was killed and two young
women fatally injured. A large party
was coasting on Academy Hill, using
a large bob sled holding from 10 to
20. The bob became unmanageable
and ran inio a telegraph pole while
going at great speed.
Wilfred Graves, r.ged 23 years, waB
almost instantly tilled and his sister,
Miss Rachel Graves and Miss Edith
Bulley were crushed so that lt is
feared they cannot recover. Among
the others hurt were Harry Miles, leg
broken; John King, arm br ken ; Geo.
Lndue, arm dislocated. Tho young
peoplo are of the best families in
Keoseville.
TUBBS' BRAVERY REWARDED.
Snbway Contractors Subscribe $3,000
and Continue His Salary.
New York, Jan.80.���The contractors
wbo are building the Rapid Transit
tunnel met today and subscribed $3,000
to be used for tho benefit of the wife
and family of W��, Tubbs, master
mechanic, who lost his life in the
dynamite explosion of Monday while
endeavoring to put out the flames in
the dynamite house.
Resolutions were also adopted expressing tlieir sypmatliy for the
fa'vily of tbe unfortunate man and
for Subcontractor Sballer with rpppeet
to whom the resolution declared absolute confidence in Mr. Snaller's carefulness Similar action looking to the
relief of the lainily of Wm.Tubbs was
taken a!1 a m eel ing today of the executive committee of tbe Rapid Transit
Snwbay Construction company. At
the suggestion of August Belmont tbe
company determined to place upon
the payrolls of tbe company the name
of Wm. Tubbs at a salary he was
receiving from Major Shaller as master mechanic in lecognition and appreciation of his "heroic dovotion to
duty,"
FARTHER FROM LIBERTY.
Brigands Witb Miss Stone Have
Withdrawn Out of Touch.
Washington, Jan. 30.���Unless Miss
Stone's oaptors have abandoned ber,
despairing of being able to surrender
hor safely to the agents who have been
trying to ransom her, she is not yet at
liberty. It is quite certain that the
ransom money has not been paid and
tbat the agents referred to have completely lost touch with the brigands
wtu have been frightened off by the
appearance of Turkish soldiers in
their neighborhood. Tho efforts to
secure the woman's release will not
be abandoned, but it ia feared that
they must be renewed in another
direotion. The present line has been
broken.
NOT THINKING OF BUSINESS.
Paris, Jan. 30.���Charles M. Sohwab,
president of the United States Steel
Corporation, wbo has arrived hero
from Berlin, denies the report that he
conferred while in Vienna, with tho
beads of AuBtro-Hungarian companies with the view of making a
working arrangement between them
and the United States Steel Corporation. He added that he had not occupied himself witb business during
his European trip. Mr. Schwab will
sail for United States on February 8th,
from Southampton, after a visit to
London.
RUMORS ABOUT SCHWAB.
New York, Jan. 30.���A rumor that
Chas. M. Schwab had resigned as
president of the United States Sleol
Corporation, went through Wall street
today, but it was unqualifiedly denied
by J. Pierpont Morgan. Another
member of the J. P. Morgan company
said that Mr. Morgan bad no faith in
thc reports of Mr. Schwab's alleged
gambling at Monte Carlos.
Vessels  Are   to   Be   Built
Especially  for   the
Trade.
Chicago, Jan. 30.���A steamship line
from the great lakes to Quebec to connect with ocean steamers there from
Europe is assured for the coming season. Negotiations have just been
closed for the construction of a sufficient fleet to carry the traffic. The
American Ship Building company will
complete the first ship and have it
ready for sorvlce by midsummer.
Pending the building of Its own fleet,
a sufficient numbei ot steamers have
been chartered and will be placed in
service on thc opening of navigation
in the spring. The new line will be
operated by tbe St. Lawrence and
Great Lakes Transportation company,
Incorporated in West Virginia, of
which A. B. Wolvin, of Dulutb, ia
president. Its     capital     stock   is
$600,000.
DEPUTIES FIGHT.
Socialists and Catholics Come to Blows
in the Belgian House.
Brussels, Jan. 30.���Tbe chamber of
deputies here was the scene of a free
fight today between the Socialiat ana
Catholic factions. The trouble grew
out of a proposal to prosecute M.
Smeets, a socialist, for a recent revo-
luwouary speech. The disorder Vegan
in the galleries, which was eventually
cleared by force. Thereafter tbe uproar
was continued on the floor, The
Socialists advanced ln a body against
the bencbeB of the Catholics, shouting
taunts and epithets. The deputies
finally engaged in the fight and the
sitting was suspended but when the
session was resumed, the disturbances
recommenced and prevented thc transaction of business.
AN UNPLEASANT SITUATION.
Passengers Held Prisoner By Ice Floe
Within Sight of Chicago.
Chicago, Jan. 30.���Held prisoners
by aoreB of crushed ice piled high
above the water, the big passenger
steamers Iowa aud Atlanta of the
Goodrich Transportation company
with nearly 200 persona on board have
been helpless otf tne Lakeview orib
within view of Chicago Bince Wednesday and the prospeots for an early
release are not promising at a late
hour this evening. The tug Dickinson
was sent out today to get newB from
the erews but she waa alsu imprisoned
in the ice floe. There are provisions
enough for ten days or two weeks on
each vessel. Nothing but a westerly
wind will relieve the situation. The
wind is predicted to shift tomorrow.
MADE PERMANENT.
U. S. Census Bureau Will Have Continuous Work.
Washington, Jan. 80.���The house
today passed the bill for the oreation
of a permanent census bureau. The
friends of the bill service law who
were opposed to making the employes
of the bureau eligible for transfer or
retention wore overwhelmingly defeated. By the terms of the bill, the
permanent organization. Tbe bill also
provides for census in 1005 and for
the collection of certain special statistics annually. Early in the session a
bill was passed for tbe protection of
the lives of tbe miners in the
territories.
WEALTHY BUT DESPONDENT.
New York, Jan. 80.-John McKee-
ver, who with his brother Alexander,
owned the Colonial hotel, as well aa
several saloons and cafus in this city,
was found dead In a fashionable uptown hotel today, having oommitted
suicide, using a revolver. He left
his home on Tuesday morning and
had not been soon by any of Ihe
family since. It was only through tbe
finding of the farewell note, Whioh he
had writter and in which he gave his
house address that bis identity was
discovered.    Mr. MaKeever was prom-
NEW HOUSE RULES.
How Unlfour Proposed to Expedite
BuslneBS in tile Imperial House.
London, Jan. 30.���The government
leader, A. J. Balfour, in the House
of Commons today unfolded the government's scheme for tbo reform of
the bouse procedure. The proposals
include a reduction of the numbers in
divisions and the empowering of the
ohair to count standing members, Instead of forcing thorn to inarch
through the lobbies. The discussion of
billB is also curtailed, the powers of
olosure are extended and the authority
of the chair in dealing with disorder
is increased. For a first offence a
member may be suspended for the
day's session, for a second offence he
may be suspended for 40 days and for
a third offence a member may be suspended for eighty days and be relused
readmittance until they have apolo-
gized.to the house. The speaker is
also empowered to suspend a sitting
in the interests of order. The government further proposes two sittings
daily.beginning respectively at 2 p.m.
and 9 p. m. Another proposal gives
all the afternoon, besides some evenings, to government business.
LEANDER WON.
Crack  Wheelmen   Meet  in a   15-Mile
*
Race.
Philadelphia, Jan.30 ���Geo.Leander,
of Chicago, won an nunsatisfactory 15-
mile motor paced race with Howard
Freeman, of Portland, Cre., and Rutz,
of New Haven, at the Second Regimen armory tonight. The three men
got away well together and remained
bunched for two miles, when Freeman
and Leander lost their pace. Before
they conld follow on again Rutz had
gained two laps. Freeman dropped
out of the raae after riding a few
miles but Leander stuck to thu track
in an endeavor to catch Rutz. On the
sixth mile Rutz' wheel Went wrong.
Leander soon caught him, passed him
and won by a mile and a third. His
time was 24.53 3-5.
CANADA-ATLANTIC.
Road
of
Passes    Under  tbe  Control
New York Central.
Ottawa, Jan.28.���Dr. Seward Webb,
oi   the   Vanderbilt Railway    system,
hen interviewed in referance to the
sale of the Canada-Atlantic railway,
stated that he had now completed the
purchase and that every cent that
Mr. Booth, the principal ower, had in
the road, was disposed of. All thut
remained to be dono was to seoure
from the Canada-Atlantic railway a
statement of its affairs, and the cash
woald be paid over and the road
would pass ovei to the new Interests.
"Tbat," said Dr. Webb, "Is all tbat
is necessarj to complete the deal."
Dr. Webb was at the Government
house when he gave out tbis statement.
The exact price which is to be paid
for the road is not known publicly.
Dr. Webb went on to describe how he
intended to improvo the road by purchasing new cars and locomotives, by
laying new rails, and by building
new bridges. As for the connections,
he said tbat the intention was to be
friendly to the Canadnln Pacific.
Boston will be made tho winter termi-
| nus of the road. As for the summer
terimnus, it was intended to build a
new elevator at Quebec, and also to
seoure further elevator accommodations at Depot Harbor, the terimnus
of the lino on Gcorigan Hay.
The general belief here is that tbe
road uml' r the new interest will torm
the eastern section of whnt will be a
great transcontinental system, joining
witb the Clergue and MacKunzie and
Mann systems to the PaelflO ooast.
The New York Central, Rutland and
Canada-A tan tie will bu practically
one road. The steamers now plying
betweon Ogdensburg and Chicago will
be taken oft, nnd will be put on
between Dulutb nnd Chicago nnd
Depot Harbor. A now issue of stock
will be required to conjplote tht
purchase.
BELATED CASUALTY LIST.
London, Jan. 30.���Tbe War office's
casualty list Issued tonight shows that
in a nltherto unreported engagement
at Abraham's kraal, near Koffyfon-
tein, Orange River colony, on January
2Hth, L'ol. L. E. Duraoulin, of the
Sussex regiment, and eight men were
killed, and aeven men were Wounded.
WILL MAKE
BEET SUGAR
Company with Large Capital
Being Organised In
Whitby.
Gale's Big Mattress Factory
Was Burned to the
Ground.
Whitby, Ont., Jan. 80.���Action
taken hero last ui^lit towards forming a company with capti- 1 ot $500,-
000 fur tho erectng of a beet sugar
tuetorv. American capitalsts are prepared to furnish most of tho money
required.
FACTORY BURNED.
Sherbrooke, Jan.30.���Geo. Gale and
Sons', bed and mattress factory at
Waterville, Que, was burned to the
ground this morning. The loss Is
$75,000 with insurance a little moro
tnat! half that amount. One hundred
and twenty-five men are idle.
JAD.10UUN FOR CONVENTIONS.
Winnipeg, Jan. 80.���Owing to the
political conventions by both parties
in Lisgar today and tomoriow, the
Provincial legislature has adjourned
until Monday evening. The public
accounts will be laid on tho table today but tbe budget will not be delivered until Tuesday.
ANOTHER CARNEGIE LIBRARY.
Smith Falls, Ont., Jan.30.���Andrew
Carnegie has offered Smith's Falls
$10,000 for thc erection of a library.
The acceptance of the offer haa been
made possible by C. B. Frost and F.
T. Frost offering another $10,000 In 20
annual payments of $500 eacb towards
the $1000 required annnaly, as required by Carnegie for maintenance.
WANTS A COADJUTOR.
Montreal, Jan. 30.���At today's session of the synod of Montreal, Archbishop Bond stated that on account of
his age and increasing physical infirmity ho felt compelled to ask for
the appointment of a coadjutor
bishop. Some of the delegates expressed a desire to prcceed with the
appoiutment at once, but others
objected and after a debate, which waa
rather heated at times the matter
went over until tomorrow. Jt is expected that Dean Carmichael, rector
uf St. George's church will be appointed. He has long been recognized
as the probable successCr of Archbishop Bond, wbo like the Dean, was
elevated from the deanship and alao
held the rectorship of St. George's.
DECLINES RE-ELECTION.
Ontario's Premier   Will Be Present at
the Coronation.
Toronto, Jan. 30.��� Hon. George W,
Ross has accepted the invitation of the
Colonial office to attend the King's
coronation in June.
The Evening Telegram's London
cable (ays that Lord Strathcona,
owing to the condition of his health,
has declined reelection as Lord Recto
ot Aberdeen university.
TRANSCONTINENTAL FLYEH.
C. P. B. Hopes to Run From Ocean to
Ocean in Three Days.
St, Paul, Jan. 30 ���From ocean to
ocean in three days is a dream the
Canadian Pacific will endeavor to
make a reality, early in the spring.
Equipment will cost the system nearly
SI,000,DOO and will be supplied by
builders in tbe United States. The
new train will bo tri-weekly and will
make an average time of 40.3 miles an
hour.
CHIEF VAU'JHAN RESIGNS.
Rossland, Jan.3(1.���Frank Vaughan,
chief of police, has tendered hia resignation to tho police commissioners.
Vauglinn came hero from Montreal
last winter. It is understood that tb
move heralds a reorganization of t e
polico force."
REGRET ROBERTSON'S DEATH.
Grand Forks, Jan. 30.���At  a spoalal
meeting   of   the   Board of Trade held
this   alternoun, resolutions  of   regret
|at thn death of   the late   J. Roderick
RoberUon, of Nelson, were adopted.
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JMly, por ye<\r, by mail    5 00
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WEEKLY  MINER
Weekly,per half year $1 25
Weekly, per yoar    2 00
WeoLly, por year, foreign.    3 00
HiibecrlptiouB invariably lo advance.
LONDON OFP1GR
143 Fleet Btreet. E. C.
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Alexander & Co., 521 Firnt Avenue, Spokane'
Wa*h., keep thl.-s iiaper on tile, and are our
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The above Reward will be paid to
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our subscriber's doors.
WILL ENTEKTAIN THE PRINCE.
The Americans are putting their
bouses in order for the reception of
Prince Henry next month. The committee ol >"ew Yorkers that Mayor
Low has appointed to meet the Prince
is a large and notable one and in
eludes men who have international
lepotations. Among the 194 are
Andrew Carnegie, Samuel L. Clemens,
Dishop Andrews, .lunies Gordon Bennett, Cornelius Bliss, Archbishop
Corrigau, Charles S. Fairehild,
George J. Gould, William R. Grace,
William U. llearht, Ur. W. T. Hel-
mitt, William Dean Howell, Daniel
8. Lamont, St. Clair McKelway, J.
1'ierpout Morgan, D. O. Mills, Levi P.
Morton, Rev. C. II. Parkliurst, Bishop
Potter, Whitelaw Reid, John D,
Rsickefeller, Carl Schur?, Osear S.
Strans, W, K. Vauilurbilt aud William
C. Whitney.
Among (jtuen like tbe above the
prince should not lack eutertuinmeut.
Carnegie could give tbo Prince a few
tips on how easy it is io found
libraries when one has money by tbe
hundreds of millions. Clemens can
tell him jokes out of "Innocents
Aborad," "Roughing It," "Tom
Sawyer" and other of bis books in
the pure German, for the prince of
lesters talks German like a native of
Berlin. Hearst can explain to Henry
the feeling of a man wlio^is running
three of tlie most sensational papers
in tho United Stales, if not in the
world. Rockefeller could give the
prince pointers ou cornering tbe German oil and copper markets. Howells
would be pleased to inform the prince
of his conception of how the American novel should be constructed.
Morgan could let bim iu on tho
billion dollar steel trust s"crcl8 wbile
Carl Scburz could enlighten tbe prince
on some of lhe turns ot American
politics in choice German.
With Clemens at tbo bow and
Sehurz at the stern, and the other
members of the committee as deckhands, tbe prince bbould sail over a
veritable sea of pleasure whllo he is
in the hands of tbe New York
committee.
too larg9, but having mapped out his I
campaign, does not varv his course |
until be has given his advertising
every     chance."
Competition in coal for the smelters
bnt no competition in transpoitation
for tbe miners and merchants Is the
doctrine of the Canadian Pacific Railway company.���Victoria Post-Outlook.
The first ice boat made its appearance on the lake in front of tbe city
yesterday. Others are promised today,
and this winter will be known in the
future as the one in whieh the ice I
boat llrst made its appearance in the
Kootenays.
At a meeting of the directors of the
Cariboo (Camp McKinncy) Mining
Company, held on Wednesday a dividend of 1 1-2 cents per bhare was declared. Thia is tbe first dividend paid
since October, 1U00, out previous to
tbat time ;$4'.i8.0"8 in dividends were
paid. A strike of a body of good ore
was recently made in the Cariboo
mine and this together with the dividend has caused an increased demand
for tbe stock.
Advices from London show that
there is a growing and healthy activity in South African mining stocks.
The reports form the Transvaal reveal
tbat it will not he long before mining
is in full operation tbere again. Tne
general tenor of the war news
is encouraging and there is a
buyoant and well sustained tecling
that tbe war will soon be brought to
a close anil this is reflected in the increased desire to speculate in Rand
mining sbares.
Colonel Ridpath, of Spokane, formerly of tbe Le Roi Mining company,
but now of tbe Sullivan Group Mining companv, of East Kootenay, has
announced himself as a candidate for
Congress in the Eastern Washington
congressional district. Col. Ridpath
nas done much for the mining industry in llritish Columbia and Washington and the plans of which he and
his associates intend to eairy out in
East Kootenay in the way of a
smelter, lead reflnery and corroding works means considerably
more. As ne is a progressive and
popular citizen of Washington be
should be elected congressman and
doubltess will be.
The Canadian Paoiflo railway has
nnder favorable consideration a transcontinental flyer that will make the
trip from Montreal to Vancouver in
tbree days. The run from New York
tu Montreal can be made in half a
clay and if tlio flyer is put on the distance between New York and Vancouver can be traversed in tbree and a
half days The distance between
Montreal and Vancouver is 2,006 miles
and to cover it in 72 hours the train
would have to travel at the rate of 40
1-3 rrilos an hour. The proposed train
would handle no local traffio. The
big Canadian railway is evidently
waking up, as a fast train like tbis
would attract a number of passengers.
HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
INCORPORRTBD   1670.
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J Dainties in Fine Groceries,
J     Dainties in Imported Sweets,
| Dainties  in   Finest  Biscuits,
Dainties in Wines ancTLiquors.
m Dainties in Cigars.
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t        DAINTIES       j
I In Everything to Eat and  Drink. |
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The Hudson's Bay Stores
M'LACHLAN  BROS.
have added to their stock of Hardware a full stock of
Portland Cement,  Fire Clay,   Scotch  Tire  Brick.
and have taken the agencyjfor
Wilkin's & Co.'s Celebrated English Steel Wire Rope
We will be pleased to give quotations on application.
M'LACHLAN BROS.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL   KINDS  OF
Fresh   and   Salted   fleaU
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
ASTHMA CURE FREE!
Asthmalene Brings Instant Relief and Permanent Cure in all Cases.
SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL'
WHITE VOIlt NAME AMI AltltltrSS PLAINLY.
SCHOOL SALARIES.
The evident intention of the school
board, witb tlio approval of the city
coun:ii, is to slightly advance Ibe
salaries of tbe teachers o( the public
Schools over those thoy have been ic-
eeiving under the administration of
tlie provincial educational department. The salaries when changed will
tange from 866 to f Mo, and aro not
large, considering tlm ability required
In a teaohOr and the cost of li;ing in
NellOD, We think the salary of the
principals of the High school and of
the Publio school should be at least
as high as those paid to the eity clerk
and chief of police and chief of the
fire department, aa the duties which
devolve on the former certainly require as much training as do lite tusks
which are within tlm scope of the
functions of the latter. At the
same time there Is no desire to decry
the (Qualities or the ablitles oi any of
the oilleials mentioned as 6Buh is required t,i be n Bpedalht ill his line
and to be fitted with special aptness
for tne place filled.
Nelson from its geographical position will naturally become an important educational centre, and it is Important that the s''h' ols here he   of ns
high grade as, possible ano they should
be even bettor than those of neighbor*
ing towns. The lirst way to iriakn
them efficient and to secure the standard desired, is to pay good salaries
to good teachers, No teacher should
be paid less than $uu a month, as a
member Ol the profession who is not
worth lhat sum per month should not
be employed in ihe publio schools,
EDITORIAL NOTE5.
"The     wisest     advertiser,"      says
Printer's   Ink,    "is   the most patient,
nnd   philosophic   one.      ITc   has   dis-'
counted results   betore   Btarting.      He
neither expects returns  too   soon   nor
Tbe trade of the merohants in Nelson is considerably curtailed by the
eastern mail order houses. The merchants could reduce this evil to the
minimum by advertising more in the
local papers. The big houses tell the
peoplo all over the country what tbey
have for sale principally through advertising in the papers. Many of the
local merchants, without an effort in
the same direction, allow the mail
order houses to take considerable
trade away from them, The way to
make it unprofitable lor the mail order
man la to imitate their methods and
tell the public by means of advertising what you have for salo and wlint
you aro willing to sell for.
Tho president of the Canadian
l'ai'ific railway has asked the Dominion government to approve of a resolution authorizing the board of dime-
tors, with tho sanction of the shareholders, to increase the capital stock
ul the company to the extent of $20,-
000,000. The money is to be devoted
to new rolling stock, double tracking,
new plants for the construction of
rolling stock, now elevators, improvement of terminals and miscellaneous
improvmerrts. The government, it is
stated, is quite willing to approve of
the issne of tlio stock. Tbe growth of
the Northwest, including the increase
in the mining Industry and the Immense crop of last year in Manitoba,
has made it imperative that   facilities
oi ��the toad bo Increased  to meet  it.
The fact that tne road is about to put
so large a sum in betterments, in a
measure, shows how rapidly tne
country is growing. A portion of the
880,UUO,000 could with profit be devoted to the closing of the gup In tho
Crow's Nest line that exists between
Procter and Kootenay Landing.
CHAINED
FOR TEN
YEARS
There is no;h ing .like Asthmalene. It
brinji instant relief, even in t _ worst
cases.   It cures when all else fails.
I The Rev. O F. WELLS, o Villa Ridge,
111., says: "Yonr trial bottle of Asthmalene received in good condition, I cannot
tell you bow thankful I feel for the good
derived from it. I was a slave, chained
with putrid sore throat and asthma for ten
yenrs. I despaired of ever being cured. 1
saw your advertisement for the cure of
this dreadful and tormenting disease, Asthma, and thought you bad overspoken
yourselves, but resolved to give it a trial.
To my astonishment the trial aoted like a
cbarm.    Send rue a full size bottle.
Kev, Dr, Harris Wccnsler,
Rabbi of thn Oong. Bniii Israel,
Nkw York, Jan, 3,1901
Db. Taft Bros. Mbdicinb Co.,
Gentlemen: Your Asthmalene is an
excellent remedy for Asthma and Hay
Fever, and its composition alleviates all
troubles which combine with Asthma.
Its success is astonishing and wonderful.
After having it carefully analyzed, we can state that ABthmalene contains
no opium, morphine, chloroform or ether.   Very truly yonrs,
REV. DB. MORRIS WEOHSLER.
Avon Springs, N. Y, Feb. 1, 1901.
Drs. Tapt^Bros. Medicine Ca
Gentlemen : I write this testimonial from a sense of duty, having teBted the
wonderful effect of your Asthmnlene, for the cure of Asthma. My wife has
been afrlcted with spasmodic asthma for tho past 12 years. Having exhausted
my own skill as 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 Asthmalene.
My wife commenced taking it about the first of November. I very soon noticed
a radical improvement. After using one bottle her Asthma has disappeared
aud she is entirely free from all symptoms. I feel that I can consistently recommend the medicine to all who are aftlioted with this distressing disease.
Yours respectfully, O. D. PHELPS, M. D.
Dr. Taft Bros, Medicine Co, Feb. 5,1901.
Gentlemen: I wns troubled with Asthma for 22 years. I have tried numerous remedies, but they have all failed. I ran aomss your advertisement and
started with a trial bottle, I found relief at once. I have since purchased your
full sized bottle, and I urn ever grateful. I have a family of four obildren, and
for six years was unable to work. I an now in the best ot health and am doing
business every day.   This testimony you can make such use of as you see lit.
Home address, 235 Rivington street, 8. RAPHAEL,
67 East 129th St,,New York Oity.
TRIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT   OF   POSTAL,
Do not delay.   Write at once, addressing DR.  TAFT BROS, MEDICINE
OO., 79 East 130th St., N. Y. City.
Sold by All Druggists.
solid and well ns ever." For Eruptions, Eczema, Tetter, Salt Rheum,
Sores and all blood disorders. Electric
Hitters has no rival on enrth. Try
them. Canada Drug and Hook Co.
will guaarutea satisfaction or rotund
money.    Only 50 cents.
HE KEPT HIS LECI.
Tffalve vears neo .1. W. Sullivan,
of Hartford, Conn., scratched his leg
with a rusty wirn. Inflammation line1
olood poisoning set in For two years
he suffered immensely. Then tho best
doctors urged amputation, "but,"
he writes, "1 used ono bottle of Elec-1
trie Hitters and 1 1-3 boxes of Buck-1
len's   Arnica   Salve   and   my leg was
U'b like mother knitting vour s'ix���
so ensy to got the Wallace-Miller Co.'s
overcoats.
A lino line of Imported and Domestic cigars, Peterson's pntcnt pipes,
Lowe and H, II, 13. goods���at T'liur-
man's.
GALT COAL.
For domestic or steam use.
A full supply always on
hand.
Rates to all railway and
lake poinls
W. P. TIERNEY,
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors west
C.P.R. offices.
About that "second-blind articlw of
yours. You'll sell It If you'll adver
Use It in The Miner want coluuin
LUijiber..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand ol
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles.
Mouldings. Sash Doors.
Inside Finish.
Ooast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSON
and LARDO.
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON.
J. A. SAYWARD.
A. R. HEYLAND.
P. L. S.
KASLO.  B.  C.
Mi'veral . !��in���� and mines sui veyetl
Fisn ttiid Poultry in Season
E.  C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nplson.
Oiders by mail receive careful and prompt attentirn
OUR SPECIALTY
"GOOD CHEER"
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We are showing this season a full
line of these goods and BOlicit your
esteemed patronage.
Lawrence Hardware
���Company.
ZLbelRo^alBank of Ganaba
Incorporated 1869.
Capital'.-Authorizeil,    .    .    sm.ooo.ooo.oo | Capital Paid-up,     .    .    .     $2,eoo,��(Ki.oo
Belt trl,7BO.OIIII.OD
Board of liirrrtoni    Thomas E. Kenny,  President;   Thomas Rllwhlo, Vice- President
IWllo" Smith, 11. O. Bauld, Hon. David Maofceen.
Head ORIce, Halifax t
Ueneral Manager, Rdhon L, Peafte, Montreal.
Hujics: L-iiondeiu of Branches, and Secretary. W. B. Torranoo, BalltaT,
Branches I
Nova Scotia���Halifax Branch, AnUgonl��h
Br-ldgewater, liuysboro. Londonderry, Lu -
alburn;. Maitland tllanie Co.), Piotou, Port
HawkeBbury, Sydney. Shubenaoadle.Truro,
Weymouth.
Slew    Rruusw Ick ��� Bathuret,     Dorchester,
Frederlcton, Kingston (Kent Co.l, Mono
Ion. Newcastle, Sackvlllfl St, Johri.WooUs.took
P. E. Iiluud���Charlottetown, tinmmenddo.
Uuebee���Montreal, (City fOffloe), Montrea
Want End (Cor. Notre Dame and Seigneurs Streotai; Wtisiinouiit (Cor. Greone
Avenue and St. Catharines Street.
Ontario���Ottawa.
Grand
Vancouver,
Newfoundland���St. John's.
Cuba, West ladle*���Havana.
United states -Now York (16 tfxohange Plaoe
Republic, Wash.
BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Furies, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,
Vanconver East End, Victoria.
Carrctpondents t
Canada���Merohants Bank of Canada.   Boston���Nattona   Shawmut Bank.   Chicago���Illinois
Trust and Savings Bank.   Kan Francisco���First National Bank.   London,   Eng.��� Bank  ot
Scotland.   Paris, *"rane�� -Credit LyonnaU.   Bermuda��� Bank of Bermuda.   �� hinn and Ja
pan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.    Spokane���(lid National Bank,
General Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   Bough
and Sold, Latter* of Credit, etc., Negotiated.
A-ccounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on rpecia
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts,
Geo. Kydd. Manager, Nelson. B.C.
E. J. SCOVIL
MININd BBOKKtf, RtlTAHV
Windermere Mines.   (InrresnondenoeSollolt
W7NDKRMKBK. B. C.
NEWLING & 00.
AUCTIONEERS.
VALUERS. ETC.
Kootenay Street, Next Oddfellows' Ha
P. O. Box 633.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From St. John, N.B.
Nuroldian Fob. 8
Ionian , ^....   ....Feb. Id
Lake Ontario Fob. 11
Lake Superior Fob. 28
Allan Lino stoamors leave Halifax two days
later
From Boston,
Commonwealth... Fob 12
Saxonia Feb, IS
From New York
Umbrla   Feb 8
Campania, Fob. 1.1
Oooanto Feb. 5
Mslcstlo Fob. 12
Philadelphia Feb. li
Furncssla  Fob 8
Contlncn'al sailings of Kronoh, North German Lloyd, H. A. P. and Italian Linos on application.
RATKH-Haloon fares ��|2..W, and upwards
Pcconrl $.15 and upwurd* according to steamer
ii"'t location of berth. Stee^ago quoted on np
plication. Prepaid passages from Kngland aud
tho continent at lowest rates.
H. L. BROWN,      W. P. F. CUMMING8.
Oity Agt. Nelson.     Gen. Arrant. Wlnnlp.g
Certificates of Improvements
NOTICE.
Jupiter, Katie D. Green, Ingorsoll,
Last Chance Hamilton and Lnmlou
Fraction Mineral Clnir_���>. situate iu the
Nelsou Mining Division of West Kootenny District.
Where looated���On Jupiter Mountain,
near Craigtown.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L.H , of Trail, B.O agent for Ihe
Katie D. Green Gold Mining nnd Development Company, Limited, Non-
Personal, Liability, F.M.C. No. B0D0I8,
intend, sixty days from tlie date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements for tho purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the
above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the isBiianoe of such certificates
of improvements.
Dated this 15th day of November
A.D, 1601. J. D. ANDERSON.
ILianor
t
FOREIGN LIQUORS
A very full line of these, including several reserved brands on
hand- Shipments for Kootenay
are made from Victoria.
Additions to our stocks are being
continuously received by sailing vessels via Cape Horn.
CANADIAN LIQUORS
A stock of these embracing the leading brands, is carried at Nelson,
thereby enabling quick delivery to
Kootenay buyers.
ANHEUSER -BUSCH  AND
BUDWEISER BEER
Carried in stock in Nelson.
R. P- Bithet & Co-, Limited
VICTORIA. B. O,
A.'  __>���   CxlvA. Y   Uoprosontatlv
P. O. Box n21       ���      Nelson
UENNKTT'S FUSE.
Bo  sure and get the gennine   BENNETT'S GUTTA PERCHA FUSE.not
something that looks   like   It    Lawrence Hardware Co., Agents.
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE.
Lendor Mineral Claim, situato in the
Nelson Miuini/ Division of West Koot-
nay District,
Where looated On the north bank of
Wild Horse Creek ubout (1 miles from
the Siiliniiiiliirei1.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Kenneth L.
Burnet, agent for William Blair, F. M.
C. No. 51,1120, W. H. Dauby (assignee
for J. A. Bartett) F. M. C. No. B5611��,
Cbnrles E. Desrosierp, F. M. C. No.
1151027. Ferdinand Moriu, F. M. O.
No. B55014niul Joseyh l'itre, F. M. O
No. B51U1B, intend, sixty days from tbe
date herenf, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certilicate af improvements
for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above clnim.
And further tnke notice thBt action,
under section 87, miist be oommencert
before the issuance of such certificate ot
improvements. , ���
Dated this 21st day of November, A. IJ
1901. KENNETH L. BURNET. Nelson   Daily M:nbr,  Fri ay January 31,  1902
' J
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I   mining news,   j
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II p. Jackson, of the Contaot Consolidated Oold Mines, limited, is in
wwn from Burnt Basin district,where
the company has nine claims, aggregating 300 acres. Operations are
being carried on on the No. 1 vein,
which was formerly known as tho
Mother Lode. A tunnel has been run
;��� for 240 feet and the vein out at a
vertical depth of 200 feet. The ledge
has been drifted on for 50 leet and Is
frsirn four to five feet wide. There is
, streak 18 inches wide which averages $40 to the ton, while the remainder of the ledge, which is of concentrating ore, averages about $13 to the
ton. The values aro all in gold and
silver, as there is no copper nor lead.
The properties are situated by way of
trail, about two miles from the
Columbia and Western railway and
tbe intention is to construct a wagon
road and further on a tramway. With
a tramway 2,000 leet in length the ore
could be put in the oars on the Columbia and Western track.
The development of the properties
has been steady since last June, when
they were taken over by the Contact
company and there are funds enough
in the treasury to last for another
jear. The management is pleased
with the condition of the property and
feels confident that a valuable mine
will result with sufficient development.
Mr, Jackson leaves today for Sandon, where he is Interested in the
Krie Mining company, whose property
consisting ol two claims, is situate
between the Last Chance and the
Payne on Payne mountain. A meeting, he says, is to be held at Sandon
next week for the purposo of deciding
on the question of resumption of woik
on the properties of the company.
One ot the claims in only 600 feet
Irom tho Galena olaim on which the
ore was struck in the Last Chance
tunnel.
Henry Roy, managing direotor, and
II.Hiehardson,secretary,of tbe London
Consolidated Gold Fields Exploration
company, which is operating the
Silver Hill, wore at the Phair yester
day. They came in from the mine and
were en routo for Rossland. They
report that tho tramway, whioh has
just been finished, is working in a
must satisfactory manner and that
from now on the delivery of ore to the
Trail smelter will be rapidly pushed.
They left for Rossland on the afternoon train.
The New Denver Ledge says that
the crosscut tunnol started some weeks
ago on the Neepawa to tap the ledge
from a quarter where it -,-ould bo aafe
Irom snowslides, broae into the ore a
day or two since, and arrangements
are now being made to commence
regular shipments.
GAflES
AT POPULAR PRICES
Ping-Pong $ 3.25
Duplicate Whist, Paines
8 Tray Set    4.25
16    "      "     6.50
Bridge    Whist,     with
Cards Complete    2.50
" "          3.00
Laws of Bridge       90
Billiard Nicholas 10.00
Complete stock of Invitations, bcore Cards, Prizes,
Punches and Markers for
Progressive Games.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
ing tbe present session, such a factory
as referred to could be in operation in
twelve months, and naturally, it
would be built in Montreal.
ROSSLAND NOTES.
Thc police commissioners for the
coming year will be the mayor, Alderman Hamilton and Frank J.    Walker.
The RosEland carnival committee
has decided to hold the carnival on
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Teh.
20th, and 21st and 22nd. Tho pro
gramme will include a masquerade at
the skating rink, skating races, ski
jumping, snowshoe, cutter, and dog
races and throe hockey games, of
wbich two will be senior events.
The C. P.R. is opening a down town
ticket and freight office.
Subscriptions are coming in rapidly
for thc memorial to Rev. H. Irwin
and already several hundred dollars
has been promised. It has not y t
been decided what form the memorial
will take. When tbe subscriptions are
all in a meeting will bo called to decide that point.
THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE.
FOR SALE OR RENT
Advertisements Inserted under tQis bead at
the rate oil one coat a word per Insertion. No
advertlflemont taken for less limn 25 oents.
Situation Wanted advertisements Inserted
threo times freo ef ebarKe.
t'OR      SALE���Enfield,
street,   apply   II. and
M.
Stanley
Bird.
FLAT for rent over Lester's grocery
store on Water street (opposite hospital). Three bright, pleasant rooms
and complete bath roum, hot and cold
water, e_s range, etc. Rent very
low.    Apply to E. B. McDonald.
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NELSON, B. C.
FURNITURE Sc UNDERTAKING
D.
FIRST   CLASS   room   and   board   in
private   family,   reasonable   terms.
Apply   on   Silica st.-eet,   second   door
west of Ward.
FURNISHED   ROOMS
Apply   to   Mrs F. J.
40, K. W. C. block.
TO   RENT.���
Sqnires, Room
WANTED
3. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Box 405. Fhone 278.
_ Wanted���Chambermaid     nnd   Wait
ress.    Woman Cook.
WANTED���Pupils for Piano or Orgun
by   Mrs.   Starmer   Smith,    nddress
residence or P.O.Box 137.
WANTED.���Men and  women   wanted
to work   at   home.       Good   wages.
Write   Glasgow     Woollen    company,
Dept. C., Toronto
HELP of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Employment Agency. Large warehouse
for storage; call at Pressor's Second
Hand store, VVard stcet.
MEN WANTED���On     Crow's       Nest
Southern   Ry.     Good   wagea,   long
job   Headqnarters, Elko,   B.   C.      A.
Guthrie St Co.
Are drugs and coffins cheaper than
wai'iii clothing and sho��s for the boys?
Better examine our clothing and shoe
values; you'll save money and boys.���
The Wallace-Miller Co., Ltd.
LEAD CORRODING WORKS.
Not
COPPER IS ADVANCING.
New York, Jan. 30.-Another advance was made yesterday of 1-4 to
1-2 cent, in copper. There was a sale
made of 250,000 pounds of Lake copper, seller's option, February or
March at $12. Closing pilous here
were Jll.fiO for casting. The London
market fcr copper waa also higher.
The net gain was ��1 7s Od and futures
sold for ��51 10s. Lesd was unchanged
here at $4.10 and at London at ��10
16s 3d.
Canada Paint Company Will
Move Till a Duty is Imposed.
The statement was made in a dispatch from Montreal that the Canada
Paint company intended to begin tbe
corroding of lead to be purohaeed
Irom the refinery now in course of
erection at Trail. The announcement
had been made rather prematurely as
in an interview published in tho Mon
(real Star, Root,Munro, managing direotor of the Canada Paint company,
states that with a readjustded tariff
the erection of suoh an enterprise iB
altogether probable, but that, under
present conditions, the venture
would not be considered favorably.
Mr. Munro, in a communication
upon the subject says;
"With reference to the roported
establishment of a new Industry In
Canada, for the manufacture of red
and white lead, I have to say that
neither my oompany, nor the Paint
association, has made arrangements
fur Hiieh industry. I have little doubt
that the industry will be set on foot
in Canada,as tho natural devclopmen
<>I the refining of pig load,
"I have no denfiite Information
'rem Trail, II. C., as to when thoir refinery will bo open, but even the completion of a refinery will-not induce
capitalists to invest in the manufacture of white and red lead, which require-* expensive plants, until flrat the
tariff should huve been adjusted bo as
to make the industry possible.
''At tins moment the duty on pig
lead is 15 per cent., on white lead 5
percent., whilo litharge ib free. It Is
plain, therofore, that there is no room
'or capital until the fiscal conditions
ore adjusted. That biing done all
Canadians will welcume the introduc-
Hon of an industry which will relieve the existing anomaly of the lead
we produco being all shipped out of
the oountry while all we oonsutne is
Imported.
"The statement  to  which you call
my attention ls, therefore,premature."
In answer to  questions, Mr.   Munro
*aid tint if the tariff ia adjusted, dur-
nURLING.
The following are*the curling games
played yesterday:
H. F. McLeod J. Neelands, J. A.
Turner, H. R. Cameron, 8; H. Bird,
A. H. Buchanan, J. G. Wilson, W. A.
Macdonald, 12.
Dover, J. Thompson, Dr. Hall,
Carrie, 8; Newling, W. R. Jarvis,
Wright, Tamblyn, 10.
Swannell, Morrison, Starkey, Tamblyn, 12; L. Brown, H. F. McLeod,
McPherson, Richardson, 7.
MISCELLANEOUS
C. D. J. CHRISTIE
Money to Loan on Improved Real
Eetate at 8 per cent.
For Rent.���Office. Baker street. $15;
5-toom cottage, $15; 4-room cottage,
Vernon etreet, 810; 7-room house Carbonate St., near Joseghine $25.
For Sale���Ranch, 12 miles fiom
Nelson ; 3 lots Observatory street, 8450
-room house, $3,100.
REISTERER & CO
Brewers of Fine Lagflt
Beer and Porter.
DROP IM AND SEE 08
V��1nori    R.   Q
J. ROBERTSON Sc CO.-Noxt door \a
tho now PohL Ofllco UuildiDK. Vornon
NoIhou.  Day 'phone 398. Night 'phone 207.
AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS
KKL30N SODA WATER FACTORY-
N, M. * 'uinmiiiH, LeHBoe���Every known
variety of Koft dunk-. P U Box 88. Tolephon
No. 31. Hoover Street, Nolson. BottlerH of th
f.t-umiiF tii. Leon Hot Springs Mineral Water
GROCERIES
A MACDONALD Sc Co.-Corner Fron
��� and HaU Streets���Wholesale grocer
and jobborti io blankets, gloves, mitts, boots
rubbors, mackinaws and miners' iundries.
FKESH AND HALT MEATS
P   BURNS Sc (Jo.-linker Street, Nolson-
���   Wholesale dealers in treah a d cured
meat*.   Cold Storage.
WEST    KOOTENAY    BUTCHER   CO.
Baker Street, Nelson���Wholesale dea
ers in fresh and cured meats.
HARDWARE <& MINING   SUPPLIEb
IAWRENCfi HARDWARE CO-Bake
J Street, Nelson ��� Wholesale d-ealars ir
hardware, minors' supplies, sporting goods
etc
M'LACHLAN BROS. Baker Street. NelsoD,
B. C���Debtors in general harhware,
mining supplier), glass, pants, Portland Cement, lire clay and Scoteh lire brick. Agents
for WilkhiH and Co.'s celebrated bteei wire rope
NELSON   HARDWARE   CO.-Wholesale
paints, oils and gluss; mechanics  tools
Agents foi Ontario Powder Works; lynamito
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
11 URN KR, BEETON & Co.-Corner Vernon
. and Josephine Streets, Nelson���Whole
sale doalers tn liquors, cigars, and dry goods
Agents for Pabst Browing Co. of Milwaukee
and Calgary Brewing Co of Calgary.
H
UDSOM'S BAY Oo.-Wholosale arocerio
and liquors eto., Bakor Street), Nelson.
LUMBER
.. Slaughter Sale ..
For the next thirty ilnys  I  will  give   n ureat
Slaughter Sule in all lines in stuck consisting of
Boy's and Men's Clothing,  Furnishings, Hats. Caps
Boots and Shoes
In order to make room for Spriug Stock I must slaughter some of my present
stock and wish io give my many customers the benefit thereof. Now is the
chance to partnke of some of the beat Bargains ever ottered in Kootenay. The
sale in genuine, the stock new and the pricis away down. Call, get prices, examine goods and be convinced that I am offering the greatest bargains ever
offered iu Nelson,
J. A.  G1LKER
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON. B. C.
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Xasl-
Sandon. Three Forks, New Denver and Slooan City
Orders by mall to ai��v branch will have careful and oramot attention.
NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILL-
Oliico oorner Hall and Front Streets
Nelson���Lumber, ceiling, flooring, and every
thing in woud for building purposes. Oot out
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
CONFECTIONERY.
f J .   Confectioner,   Tho largest stock of Con
A.  MIIONALD,   wholesalo and retail
.   .   Confectioner,   Tho lari
feotionory in lho Kootooays.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
TEMPORARY
Change   of   Service
As unclothed as a bare idea is abont
how lots of little men look these cold
days, $2.50 would bny the bov'a reofer
and mitts at The Wallace Miller Co.'s
store.
AT THE HOTELS.
Hume ��� Maxwell Stevenson, Jr.,
John E. Stevenson, Ainsworth; G.
Morrow, Vancouver; J. J. Sullivan,
Lardo; 0. F. Caldwell, Kaslo; Miss
Gray, Ymir.
Queens���E. M. Dalpenny, Lardo;
H. W. Harbor, Sandon; Leo O'Neill,
Lardo; A. E. Campbell, Trail: W. J.
Elliott, Vanconver; M. D. McKee,
Slooan.
Grand Central���Jamos Grant, W. A.
Alexander, Harvey Parsons, John
Ferguson, Slocan; J. Scott, Coroa-
plix; Walter 8 Fife, Vmir; S. Bal-
mcr, Lardo.
Phair���H. Richardson, H. Roy,
Rossland; B. Wool, Groenwood; M.
,1. Ready, Spokane; R. Irving, J. L.
Retallai'k, Kaslo; C. Sangster, Rosb-
land; J. 8. Grant, 0. H. Prescott,
Spokane, T. Tattersall and wife,
Seattle; C. L. Foster, Rossland; T.
Tattersoll, and wife, Seattle; W. H.
Otiss, Spokane; Geo. Mllohelson, St.
Paul; Nelson Crone, Jas. M. 3ard-
house, Toronto.
Until further advised the steamer
"Kokanee" for Kaslo and "Moyie"
for Kootenay Landing will leave
Procter, connection from Nelson
being as follows :
For Crow's Nest, Winnipeg,
St. Paul, Chicago, Toronto,
Montreal and all Eastern
points.
Leave                  Daily Arrive
7.15 a. m Nelson 0.15 p. m.
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
Provincial'^
Laud Surveyor.
��6q NELSON B C
J. 0. GWTT.T.IM, B-, Sc,
MINING ENGINEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Baker Stre* Nelson. B. C
PATENTS, TRADE MARKS and C0PYR18BTS
obtained in all countries
KOWLMDBRITTAIN,
Registered Patent Attorney, Mechanical Engineer and Draughtsman. Bank of B. N, A. building,
Hastings St., Vancouver, B C.
Write for full naviculars.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce i
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank oi British Columbia.
HEAD OFFICE-TORONTO.
Paid-up   Capital,   88,000,000;    Reserve   Fund,   82,000,000;
Aggregate  Resources Over 866,000,600.
HON, GEO. A. OOX, President.      B. K. WALKER, General Manager.
London Office: 60 Lombttrd Street, B. C.
New York Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And 68 branches in Canada and the Unitud States, Including!
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Atlin Gbkehwooo Nelson Han-don
Obanbrook        Kamloops Nkw Westminster   Vancouver
Fernik Nanaimo Kdhslanu Victoria
YUKON DISTMCT-Dawson anh WHrTK Horse.
UNITKD STATES���New York, San Kkancisco, Seattle, Portland Skaowat,
Savings Bank Department.
IlcuiiHlls Received and Interest Allowed.   Present Bate 3 Per Cont
Nelson Branch.
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
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 turnished.
H. E- CROASDAILE Agent Nelson.
OHADBOURN & M'LAREN
INSURANCE.   REAL ESTATE
and MINING AGENTS
MONEY TO LOAN.
Representing the  oldest and best
Fire and Life Insurance Companies
doing business in the city,    Agents
for the,
STANDARD [LOAN GOMPANY
For   Kootenay   Lake   points
and Kaslo
Leave        Daily ex Sunday Arrive
4.00 p m Nelson 10.15 a.m.
For berths, time tables, rates and full
information apply to.
J. S. Oartkb, K. J. Ooyle
Dis. Pass. Agt. A. G. P. A.
Nelson Vancouver
sold by All Newsdealers
THOUSANDS SENT INTO EXILE.
Every year a large number of poor
sufferers whose lungs arc sore and
raokccl with oouglis lire urged to go
to another climate. But this is costly
and not always sure. Don't be an
exile when Tlr. King's New Discovery
for Consumption will cure you at
hdme It's the most infallible medicine for Coughs,- Coin's, and all Throat
and Lung diseases on earth. The first
dose brings relief. Astounding curss
result from porslstent ute. Trial
boottle free at Canada Drug aud llooV
Co. Price SOu and ��1. Ev.ry bottle
guaranteed,
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
Corporation,
head office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to G. L. LKNNOX. B��k�� Bt.
Nelson.
Mines bought, sold and reported on
OFFICE .' MADDEN
Gor Ward ABaker Sts
BLOCK
Nelson, B.O.
GEEAT NORTHERN
RAILWAY.
Kootenay Railway and Na0.
Company, Ltd.
Operating
KASLO ft SI/OOAN HALLWAY.
INTKltNATIONAL NAV. & TRAD OO. Ltd
Shortest and qulcKont route to the oast and al
poinU on ,hu O. lt. Sc N. nnd Northern Fr.
citlu Hallways lu WasshliiKum, Oregon and
Southern States.
Time Card Effective August 1.1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry-
8:30 a. m. Lv.
10:56 p.m. Ar.
IKimlo
Bandon
Ar.
Lv.
4:00 p. rn
1:16 p. ro
Int. Nav- & Trading Oo
NEUON-KASlsO ROUTS.
5:20 p. m. Lv.
0:10 p. m. Ar.
Nelson
Knslo
Ar. 11:00 a. i��
Lv. 7:00 a. n,
Connecting at Five Mile Point with Nelnon
Sc Kurt ��hcppikrd Hallway both to and from
Rowland, oto
. ���,.,.,..��� ..-- , to all lovern of Song
and Mimic a va��t volume of Mew, Cholca
Furnishes Monthly t
  "olu
ht Compositions liy thc most popular "auflioin. ��4 Pa����s of Piano Mualc,
half Vocal, half Instrumental-*! Complsls
l>lec���� for Piano���Once a Month for as
Cants. Yearly Subscription, (i.oo. IfJ��u
will r��nd us the name and address of Fiv;
performers on the Piano or Onjan, we will send
jou a copy of tho Magatlne Free.
���     I. W. PEPPER, Publisher.
Eighth * Locust Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.
SILVER KING MIKE     *
Will pay the highest oash price for all
kinds ol second hand goods. Will bny
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Fnrnltnre, stoves, narperU.
cooking utensils, bought ln household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Gall kind see me or write. Addrese
=llver King Mike, Bo* SOO, Hall
Street, Nelson, B. O.
If there is anything you requlra, anit
for  It  In    b�� aolumn of the Miner
IMPERIAL
HOTEL
LATE SILVER  KINO HOTEL
Finest and Best Bar In tho City.
The best Brands or Liquora
and Cigars.
RATES
$1.00 AND $1.50 PEE DAY
JOSEPH HARWOOD.
Proprietor
NONE BETTER.
B0LID VEBTTBULED TRAINS.
PALAOE DINING AND OBSERVATION
OARS.-    ALB a la 0ARTE-
Tickota sold to all partu ln United State, and
Oanada via Great Northern and O. It Sc N
Co.'h linos.
Ocean siisaisi liip  tick,, s and ratoa vl  a
linoH will he furnished on application.
For further particulars call on or address
ROBERT IHVINU"
Mmmtrnr.  Kaslo,B, O
Taokabitrv Arrant. Nelson B. O.
Spokane Falls Sl
Northern R'v.
Nelson Sl Fort
Sheppard R'v,
Red Mountain R'v.
SPECIAL SERVICE
OALL ON THI
NELSON VINE CO.
and trr a bottle, a d07.nn, or a barrel ot
CALGARY BEER on it la the boat and
onoapont on the market. Aluo trr our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    OIQAR8.
FRANK   A. TAMBLYN. Muun.
Telophono 93 Baker  t. Ns
The Waverley Hotel
J, N. DAVIDSON. Prop.
Rates 11.00 to T1..V) per day. Firat
clusa Meals, 25c. Next door to Opera
House. P. O. Hox 210. Telephone 147.
Viotoria St., Nelaon.
OloBe connection East and Weat-
bound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
D rect connection at St. Paul without change of depot with all trains for
Ohioago, Toronto, Montreal, New York
and all points West and Smith.
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:40 v>
Leaves Spokane daily tor West at 7:20 &.m
Leaven Spokane daily lor Weat at 8:00 p m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria and Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all pointt
on the Sound.
During the season of navigation East
bound trains connect at Dulutb. with
the magnificent steamships North-We��t
and North-Land of thcNortheru Steam
ship Oompany Line, operated in connection with the Qreat Northern Kail-
way.
For further information, aps, fold
ers, etc., apply to any agent of Spoknnr
Falls Sc Northern Hy., Kaslo & Slocan
By., Kooteiai Railway Sc Navigation
Or , or to
H. BRANDT,
Oity Pass, and Tkt   Agt,  W 701  W,
Riverside Ave,, Spokane, Wash.
Q. K. TAOKABURY, Local Agent,
NELSON TO SPOKANE
For the comfort of the number ol
people who are now using this
popular line, a direct daiiy 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 io hours to Seattle and 18
to Vancouver and Victoria.
Passengers booked direct through
to all European points.
Ni'l son, H C
Leave DAY TRAIN Arriva
!i -.'.'n ii.m Spokane 7:15 p.m.
12:25 p.m RosBlnnd 4 :30 p.m
10:80 a.in... .Mountain 5'59 p. m.
U:40 a. m Nelson fi 45 p. m.
H. A. JAOKSON, G. P. Sc T.A.
Spokane, Waafc
G. K. TAOKABURY,
Atrnnt. Nelson, B.
"Are you In   want?   If   you are, te'
tlie people, through   The   Miner want
column, what   you are   ia   want   o
You'll get IL
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Piano
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in
Celebrated      PianOfl,
im'l oan n 1 them on
Nelson's
very easy term.-.
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Best
of 'Banjo*,   OaiUWi
Violins       Man roti04
ami all other bistro*
Husic
ments.
BrtoMCftl Roods of all
Store
dcsortpUons
Sheet Music.
MORLEY & LAING
8U00K8S0B8 TO
THOMSON  STATIONERY   CO., Ltd.
NELSON. B.C.
Show P.oo-n for Mason Sc Uiscli pianos
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THE CITY
The steamer Kokanee on Wednesday
toi.k in four cars of ore lroui tlie
Molly Gibson mine to Procter.
The Terpsichorean elub will hold a
dance tonight (Friday) in place of
last night which was the regular
night.
In   Chambers   yesterday   before his
honor, Judge.   Forin,   in   Button  vs.
Williams, ''. E. Wilson,tor the plain
till, applied for judgment  under  rule
.XIV.   Granted.
The sale of thd household effects of
Mrs. E. Sims on Stanley stroet, is
making good progress. The sale will
be continued at 2 o'clock today by
Waterman and Co., auctioneers.
At the police court yesterday morn-
lung F (lough was lined $!i and costs
en a charge ol assault. Ths caf.c was
rather a mixed]ou.' but as the accused
party seemed to be in the wrong he
was fined.
The new ;fire bell was raided into
position in the tower of lhe fire hall
yesterday snd rung 'or some timo to
test it. While the sound is loud it was
the opinion of several yesterday that
the  bell did not sound nearly so cleai
ly as it should have.
W. S, Doyle, of Hall Siding, is applying for a liquor license for Erie,
ar.d Macdonald and Colhanu are applying for a license for the B. C. hotel
at Erie. This latter hotel is the one
a license was applied for by D. Chmch
in the fall and refused.
Alva Ze'azney, aged eight years and
nine mopths, daughter of A. IS. Zeliiz-
noy, corner of Wnrd and Carbonate
streets, died yesterday aferuoon. The
funer.il will take piano on Saturday
afternoon at 8.30 o'clock from her
parent's residence.
E. T. H. Simpkins, registrar of the
Supreme court ut Nelson, is still seriously indisposed and unable to leave
his home. He has been granted two
months leave ot absence und as soon
as he is able to travel, It is bis Intention to go to California to  recuperate.
The fnneral services ol the late J,
Roderick Robertson were held yesterday nflernoon in New York by Rev.
Dr. LudlOW, of the f'reshyterian
church of East Oranges, New Jersey,
of which congregation Mr. Robertson
wns a member during bis business
CHreev in New York.
Tlio proposed match hetween the
Nelson nnd Grand Forks hockey teams
has been called off as the secretary of
the latter club notified the Nelson
team that it would be impossible for
them to get enough of their members
to come ovor at one time to form a
team. Thc Nelson team are now corresponding with Cranbrook, in the
hope of arranging a match.
Ibere are several dangerous spots
in tho river, where the ice is spongy,
and there are others wiiero there is
open water.      Yesterday a young lady]
George Neclands leaves today for a
short visit to Vanconver.
O. Morrow, a well known business
man of Vancouver, is a guest at the
Hume.
James M. Garahouse, steward of the
C. P. U. lako steamer A tbubasca. is a
guent at the I hair.
Both the Kaslo and the International
have been Uid up for a short time, the
Kokanee carrying tbe passengers and
handling the freight for both the C.
1*. R. aid thc Kaslo and Slocan line.
This arrangement will probably be
kept up while the lake continues
frozen. No ore is being brought out
hy way of Kaslo at present, but is
being kept at the mines.
Mrs. Roborts, of Robert's ranch,
two and a half miles up the lake, has
a force of men cutting ice on tho lake
front. Tbe ice is six inches thick
where there was open water on Sunday. The ice is of excellent quality.
There is no necessity for going to
Mirror lake for a supply of ice this
year as there is plenty of a good
meichautable quality at home.
During the time that the C. P. R.
steamers come only as far as Procter
the company has provided for a service on Monday's, Wednesdays and
Fridays for all Kootenay lake points
south from Procter as far as Koaknee
creek. The train leaving Nelson depot
at 7.15 a. m. will connect at Procter
with the steamer Kokanee taking that
run visiting the points named. Pas-
sengirs can return the same day,
arriving in Nelson at 0.15 p. m.
The ice on the lake is now over six
inches thick, except near the bluff
opposite the city where Boveral small
patches of open water have appeared.
Opposite Nelson the lake is supposed
to bo about 150 feet deep and as there
is a number of rocky ledges crossing
this deep water the current striking
them is turned upwards so that the
warmer water from below is brought
to the surface with the result that unless in zero weather the ice along tha
line of current never la6ts long.
There was a meeting held yesterday
morning at tho Itodega, of those interested in the project of having horse
racing on the ice of tbe lake and after
a considerable discussiun of ways and
means it was decided that it was practicable to carry out the idea. A com-
mitteo was appointed to interview
various ones who would likely help
the scheme along with subscriptions
towards purses to be given, and hy
tonight definite plans will piobably
have been arringed.
The remains of tbe late A. 13. Gray
havo ben taken to Bunyan and Co.'s
undertaking parlors and will be for
warded tonight by the C.P.R. leaving
at 0.40 p.m. Mr. Gray was a member
of the I.O.O.F. of Victoria, and at the
request of the lodge there the local
lodge of Odd Fellows takes chargo of
the remains while here. It was Mr.
Gray's expressed wish that he should
be buried in Victoria. Miss Ethel
Gray, bis daughter arrived last evening from Ymir and will accompany
her father's remains to Victoria.
There is a great deal of planning of
iceboats being dono iu tbe city at the
present time aud if thu ice continues
good till tho last of the week some
new and startling designs in ice-boats
will be seen skimming along next
Sunday, providing there is wind
enough to move them. Messrs. Rolf,
O'Brien nnd Hanltain were the Brst
11 got one ready and in a boat ol their
own design uttracted a gre��t deal of
attention on tbe ice yesterday afternoon. If cold snaps such as the present one could be depended on to come
every winter there ia no doubt that
ice-boating would speedily be a favorite sport here. As a rule, however,
there is very little wind around Nelson and to meet the conditions successfully a boat would have to be
built on tho very best models, and
these would cost from J150 up. With
the probability of there not being
another similar freeze  up of tho   lake
a committee report recommending tbat
an application be made to tho leeisla-
ture for legislation e-npowering the
oity to construct lines for bringing
electric energy to Toronto.
There are a few fellows who never
drauk a cream gin fizz on a hot day
and nave never examined tbo Wallace*
Milier Co.'s clothing and sh^e stock.
You are back numbers fellows.
A NOVEL SCHEME.
It
is Proposed to Dredge A Cbsiinel
For Thi> Mainland..t.
Vancouver, Jan. 30.���A novel snp-
gestion has been mode in connection
with tbe proposed Hunting of the
steamer Mainlander. which plies between tbis city and Seattle, and
which was pile up high and dry on a
sandy beach of Sinclair Island last
Friday morning. Tbe steamer is some
distance up on the beadl��� in 'act,
within a few feet of the fence of a
farm on the island
The suggestion is made liy marine
men to dredge out a channel from
deep water up to the vessel, and float
her out. The government suction
dredge King Edward is'on this side of
the line, and another large suction
dredge is in Seattle harbor, either of
wbich could be used foi the purpose
named. It is suggested that a channel
twenty feet wide and deep enough to
float the vessel could be made in a
couple ol days, which would be
cheaper and more expeditious and
safer of use. than the practice of the
usual nietho.l of skidding out the ship
after raising her on jacks, and uuner-
going tbe possibility of straining her.
Channels have frequently been deepened for sailing vessels, where it was
certain that nothing but sand and silt
was en the bottom, by running a
steamer's propel lor over bars, and
thus making a deep enough watercourse for a large ship.
YOUR   EYES
Ebony \
Ebony and Silver
Why Man You Can't See! �� Solid Silver
i
and what are you waiting
for ?    It is a matter that
shoul dreceive your prompt
attention.    Consult
Patenaude Bros.
OPTICIANS.
It won't cost anything to  find  out.
H. S. HOWDAND DEAD.
Toronto, Jan. :t0.���Mr. Henry S.
Ho-viand. president of tho imperial
Bank, and a leading citizous.died last
night, as a result of a paralytic
stroke, sustained on Saturday. Ho
was 78 years of age. Mr. Ilowland
was a younger brother of Sir William
Ilowland, ex-lieutenant-governor, who
is over 90 years of age, and an uncle
of Mayer Howland. He leaves four
sons.
LODGE MEETINGS.
A
NKLSON LODGE    No. 23, A. F. &
M. meets second Wednesday ln
month.   Visiting brethern welcome
Why get your old suit cleaned when
you can buy a new one from the
Wallace-Miller Co. for the same
money, that'll fit you better.
SUMAS GOLD FIND.
It is Quartz and Not Planer That Has
Heen Found.
Vanooaver, Jan. 30.���Oold has certainly been discovered north of Sumas
on the Canadian side of the boundary
line, but it is not deposited in the
form statod in the reports which
reached this city, According to statements made yesterday by people who
arrived from the boundary line ois-
coveries of placer gold bad been made
by a man named William Davis at, a
point about four and a half miles
north of Numns.
Mr. Michael Fitzpatrick of this city,
who hns just returned from Sutuas
district, says that tbeie is no authentic information there about placer
finds, but there is every reason to believe the accounts given nf the finding
of free milling gold ore. Mr. Fitz-
partick Btates tbat Wm. Davis, the
miner who made the original find, |
Bank a small prospecting hole on the
ledge which he located, and from
among the decomposeo surface quartz
which he took out he secured assays
running over $500 to the ton. Upon
the find being made public by Davis
seme twenty or moro men Hocked to
the location, and it is reported that
other stakings took place. A number
of men are said to have gone from
Chilliwack to the district, aud -.vhen
Mr. Fitspatrick wns at Snams there
existed no little excitement.
Fiom tho latest news obtainable
this morning it appears that the report of placer gold being found cntne
from the report of the original finding
of quartz, und as a placer discovery is
in this respect inaccurate,
PADEREWSKI RETURNS.
New York, Jan, 30.���Ignaee Pader-
ewski arrived here today with his
wife on tho Oceanic. He comes to see
and oversee the proiuction of his
opera, Manru, at the Metropolitan
Opera house, which takes place early
next month and ho will, incidentally,
make a short cencert tour.
GUARDING AGAINST ALIENS.
Washington, Jan. 30. ���Senator Lodge
introduced a bill providiog lor the
inspection of tiains coming into the
United States from Canada and
Mexico, with a view of determining
whether there are on board aliens
who are not residents of those
countries.
I. O. O. F. Kootenay Lodge
! No. 16, meets ovory Monday night,
at their Hall, Koolormy street
Sojourning Odd Fellows corflally invited,
John A. McRoo N.G. D. W. Rutherford, V.G
Frod J. Squire, Por. Soc.
Manicure Sets, Toilet Sen
Jewel Hox,Sewing Sets will
bo used daily by you. they
will-be loved remembrancers
to your children and prized
heirlooms by your grand
children. The substantial
material in these articles we
offer never gets old. Prices
low for the quality.
Clocks
This month
we are giving
special valuo in clocks and
the variety of design and
qu.'lity of the works will
meet your wishes.
Watch Repairing a Specialty
Nelson Royal Arch Chapter No. 123, G. R. C.
Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning compan
ions  invited.    George Johnstone, Z.   T. J.
SIniH,  S, K.
xCTrv       NKLSON LOUGK No.25, K. ot P.
mjS AmootB In K. of P. hall, Oddfellows blook
i?15DaevoryTu08day ovoning at 8 o'olook.
J/All visiting knights cordially invite
Wm. Iiivmn, C.C.
11 rnn Stevens, IC. of R. and 8.
Nolsioii Knca pment No. 7. Meets every 2nd
and 1th Friday of each month, in Odd Follows
Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets.
Nelson. A. H. Clements, C. P.; D. McAxthtu
R. S.  Visiting brothors always welcome,
NKLSON L. O. L. No. 1692 meets in Fraternity Hall on first and third Friday evenings
of oacn month at 8 o'clock. Visiting member
oordlally hivlUid. W. W. Bradley, W. K.
A, Mlnty, R. 6.
NELSON AEUIK No. 22, F. O. K., meete
every second and fourth Wednesdays of each
ni onth. Visiting members oordlally lnvlt
Charltss Prosser. Hwiretary.
J. J. WALKER
THE JEWELER
Cor, Baker & Stanley sts.. Nelson
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Y. O. GREEN        Y. 8. CLEMENT |
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Provincial Und
Surveyor*.
cor. Kootenay _ Victoria sts. Nelson
P. O. Box 145 Telephone 2
Corporation of the Uity" of
Nelson
NOTICE
Kootonny Tent No. 7, K. O. T. M��� hold their
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. K
block, on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of end
n.ontli.   Visiting brethren cordially invited to   horse, mnle, bull or cow
ll]7aJ_ii\ati0C.n' Ui    ' A'P-Pttra,r, C0I0���' I   .. ��r other cattle,
PHILIPPINE PURCHASE.
Berlin, Ian. 30.���The story originating in Vienna that Oermany would
buy tbe Philippines from the United
States and that the visit of Prince
Henry preceded the announcement of
tbis salo, is pronounced by 'Jerman
officials to be absurd.
TIIE REAL CAUSE OF   DANDRUFF
AND BALDNESS.
At ono time dandruff was attributed
to be the result of a feverish condition
of the scalp, which threw off the
dried cuticle in scales.
Professor Unna, Hamburg, Germany, noted authority on skin
diseases, explodes this theory aud
says that dandruff is a   germ disease.
This germ is really responsible for
the dandruff and for so many bald
heads. It can be cured if it is gone
about in the right way The right
way, of course, and the only way, is
to kill the germ.
Newro's Herpinide does this, and
causeB the hair to grow luxuriantly,
just as nature iutended it should.
N KLSON '8 QUKKN NO. 24'
SONS OF KNGLAND, moot.
1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings ol
oaoh month at Kiaternlly hall
corner of llakor and Kootenuj
streets. Visiting brethorn cord-
lollj invited.
KnWAitn M aci.koi). Socretarv.
COURT KOOTrCNAV, 1. O. P., No. 3138
Meetings) 1th Thursday cf month. Fralerna
hall, J A living C. R.   P. H. Fleming. R.S,
AN UNUSUAL OFFER
If you are at all sceptical nbout trying Griffiths Menthol Liniment jour druggist will soil
It wilh tne understanding that If not entirely
natistiotory your money back. Uso It for
rheumatism, neumlglti. snrains, bruises, muscular soreness nnd all forms of swelling and iri-
ll'iiiiiiiiUion.   Price 24 cents.
For salo by J. H. Vanstono, Nelson, B. Cl
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
YARD8   AT   NKLSON' AND   ROSSLAND
MILL AT PORTO RICO SIDING,
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always In
Stock.
Wo carry a complete stock of Coast Flooring
Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and
Doors. Special order work will reoeivo uromm
attention-  Mall orders solicited.
Porto Rice-Lumber Co.,
LlrilTBD.
Head Offloe-Hondrvx and Vernon i��u. Nel��on
Notice is hereby given that under
the provision of Hy-law No. BO,
"Pound and Dog Tax By-law" it Is
unlawful for any person to suffer any
heep, goat,
.or poultry to mi
at large within the limits of tbe Cily
of Nelson.
Every owner of a dog in the City
of Nelson is required to pay annually
a tax ol two dollars for each dog
owned by bim.
No person shall suffer or permit Ins
dog to run nt large iu tbe Citv of Nelson for which such person has not
paid the tux required of him and
unless such dog shall have around his
neck a collar or strap to which shall
be attached a metallic plato to bo sun-
plied by the City on payment of lhe
said tax, the said metallic plate having rai^ea or stamped thereon the
letter C. T. P. (City Tax Paid).
Warning is hereby given that inr
person guilty of an 'infraction or vlo-
lation of any of the provisions of the
above named lly-law is in addition
to the fees and charges set forth
tnerein, liable upon summary conviction to a penalty of One Hundred Dollars and tbe costs of prosecution, and
in default uf payment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two
months.    By Order
J.  K. STRACHAN,
City Clerk.
Nelson, B. 0., January B3rd, 1008,
AUCTION SALE
Household Furniture
CARNEGIE ON WAR.
bad a narrow escape while crossing
the river. She went through the icu
iu ono of the soft spots and hud considerable dilliculty In extricating bur-
self.     Thc city authorities illould put
up s.iinii  signs marked   "Danger'1
where the ice is suit or near where
there is open wuter. Those who skate
are residents of Nelson and all possible precautions should be taken by
the city authorities to prevent acoi-
donts. When the weather softens those
who venture on tho icu should be very
careful, as then the danger will be
greater than at present. The centre
Ol the river where tho current is
strong should be then avoided,
for three or four years it is uot likely
that ice-boating will have much
chance to become a settled sport at
Nelson.
Until further notice K. R. snd N.
steamer service between Nejson and
KiihIo is discontinued owing to ice
bloukudu.   U.  K. Tuckabury, agent.
DESTROYED THE RECORDS.
For
True Bill Against nn ExM.P.
Crooked Election Work.
Quebec, Jnn. 80.���For the llrst time
in nine years the criminal court has
been opened in tho shire town of
Chicoutiml. The grand jury caused a
great sensation liy finding a truo bill
ngainst I.. II. Hellcy, ex-M.P., for the
alleged offence of destroying voting
records at n municipal election. He
at once made application to quash the
indictment, which was pleaded before
Justice Caron. Tbo alTnir created
great excitement in thc district where
ull parties are well known.
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j Well Fed |
I    Well Bred
t You can pick
I a steady user of
*Grape=Nutsi
T ��� jn an:! referring the purchase to a special
************************** j committee.     The counoil also adopted | this diBgrace is soon to pass liway.
FOR rum IC OWNERSHIP.
Toronto, Jnn. JO.���The  city council
has pSNHcd a   resolution   favoring  the
purchase of tho gas  workB by tho city
Civilization Makes Little Progress So
Long as Any War is Called Jnst.
New York, Jan. 30.���"The killing
of men under the name of war," wrote
Andrew Carnegie, "in a letter which
was read at the P. F. Cclller dinner
at the Metropolitan club lust night,
"is the foulest blot npon humanity
todny. We see umoh discussion ns to
what In or what is not pormissiblfl
under civih/.ed warfare. My view is
that this is a contradiction of terms.
There can b�� nn such tiling a civilized
warfare. We b��ve made little progress
in tho path ot genuine civilization
as long as we can find no better snbtl-
tute for the settling of International
diputes than the brutal murder of
ono nnother. As a general proposition
lt may be stated that the method
whieh refuse peaceful arbitration is
responsible for tho war which ensues.
Britain, having done this, in her dispute with the Transvaal republic is
responsible for the oxtcrm'nation ol
brave and heioic Christian people.
"But let us also remember that we
are today engaged In shooting down
Chmtian Filipinos whose only crime
is thut they believe in tho Declaration
of Independence. Sad that both
branches of the so-called high civilized
race should be guilty of the nioNt uncivilized crimes.    Let us all pruy that
Acting under instructions from
Mrs. E, Sims, the undersigned will
offer for sale by public auction the
whole of her very desirable household furniture and effects, on the
premises, on Stanley street, between
Silica and Carbonate streets, commencing on the afternoon of
Wednesday, Jan. 29
AT 2 P. M. SHARP
Among the   articles  to  be  offered
for sale are
Drawing Room Furnishings, Bed
Room Suites, Dining Room Furnishings, Kitchen Range and utensils, Carpets, Books. Pictures,
China, Glass, Silverware, House
Plants.
It is expected that it will take
two days to complete the sale of the
goods to be offered, but during the
sale lhe premises will be comfortably heated by hot air,
TERMS CASH. Goods may be
inspected in the mornings before
the sale commences.
Chas- A. Waterman & Co,
AUCTIONEERS. ETC.
Certificates of Improvements
NOTICE.
Golden Crown, Golden Eagle, Golden Cap. Union Jack, CreBton, American Flag. American Flag Fr., Union
Jack Fr., Oray, X-Kay, X-Ray Fr���
Maple Leaf, Keepsake, Rhodesia,
Snow Cap, La Grande, Cracker Jack,
Cracker> Jack Fr., Cyuic, Oynio Fr.,
Cymric, Dakota, Idaho, Atlantic, Pacific, Old Ghiry, Morning Glory, Rattler, Rambler, Agnes, Emperor, Emerald, Emerald Fr., Czar, Czar Fr., Canada, Toronto, Montreal, Montreal Fr.
Scotland, Scotland Fr., Osborne, Ores
ton Fr. Mineral Claims situated In tho
Goat River Miuiug Division of WoBt
Kootenay District
Where located���Between Goat River
and Arrow Creek.
Take Notioe that I, A. R. Heyland.
acting as agent for T. G. Shanghnessy,
F. M. C. B88701, E. B. Osier, F. M. 6
B88708, R. B. Angus, F. M. C. B38702
O. P. Hill, F. M, O. B88688, intend,
sixty days fiom the dste hereof to
apply to the Mining Recorslcr for certificates of improvements for the purpose of obtainina; Crown Grim is of the
above claims.
Aud (uilher take notice that action,
under section 'Al, must be commeuctd
before the issuance ot suoh oertifioates of
improvements.
Dated this   10th day   of  December
MM. A. R. HEYLAND '
SKATING    RINK
OPEN
Afternoon 3 to   5.30
Evening 8 to 10.00
Admission 25c.
Fancy Dress Carnival
Tuesday, Feb. 4th-
West Transfer Co.
N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER.
Goal a Wood
Best  Fir and Tamarac   A!
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
OfHne on  Bakar Street Tel
"HAVE YOU TRIED?"
Meerschaum Cut  Plug  Smoking
Tobacco.
It's All Right.
Certiiicate of Improvements
NOTICE.
Copper King Mineral Claim, eitunte
in the Nelson Miuing Division of WeBt
Kootenay District.
Where located : On Craig Mountain
near Craigtown.
Tnke notice that 1, J. D. Anderson
P. L. S., of Trail,' B. a, agent for
Mrs. Katie D. Green, F. M Cl No
B66672, aud Joe Bernard, Esq. Free
Miuei's Certificate No. BfiOSMO, intend
sixty days from the date hereof to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a Oer-
titlcale of Improvements, for the nor
pose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the
above chum.
And further take notice that lotion
under seotiou 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certilicate
of Improvements. "'""cine
AUDeiUbia  15t.h dnay   of November,
A D, 1801.        j. o. ANDERSON.
Certificates oi improvements
NOTICE.
Homestake and Hnllaes Mineral
Claims,  situnto in  tho Nelson Mining
iTi\1lon of WeKt Kootenay District.
TV here located : On tbe west side of
tneMorih Fork of Salmon river, near
Craigtown
Tiiku notice that I, J. D. Anderson
P. L. B., of Trail, B. O, agent for The
Copper Farm Gold Miuiug and Davel-
opment Company, Limited, Non-
Personal Liability, Free Miner's'
Certificate No. B507<)8, intend,
sixty days from ihe date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining u Crown Grant of tbo
above claim.
Aud further take nolica that nctiou,
under section .17, must lie commenced
before the Issuance of such Certilicate
of Improvements,
Dated this 15th day of November A. I)
1W1; J. D. ANDERSON.
You should'nt send out of town for
cards for yourself or your husband
until you aee what The Miner can do
for you.

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