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 Laily Edition No.  1253
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Thursday, January 30,  1902
Eleventh   Year
A CHAT WITH
MR. CURTIS
had been lost in the share buying of
some twenty-two mining companies,
mostly llritish Columbian, by taking
thc difference between the highest
aud lowest price at which the various
shares had been quoted; for instance,
tha 1,7.10,000 shares of War Eagle
TellS   EaStem   People   Of   tlie! were   credited   with   the   Iosb   of the
Idifference   between   18.88, the highest
I market   price,    and   Mc,    the   lowest
(then)   price,   or   a     total     loss    of
Benefit   of
ways.
Rail-
Shows Them* That  Mining
Losses   Are   Exaggerated.
house
of which
The   Montreal   Gazette   of   January
2��nii contains an interview with Smith
Curtis member of the provincia
from  th?   Rossland   riding,
the following is a part:
Being questioned as to tho railway
question, Mr. Smith Curtis spoke as
follows:
���'I notice that certain newspaper
ntleranceB in llritish Columbia are
inserted in the eastern press directed
imalnst allowing or assisting 'Jim'
Hill's brunch lines in Southern British Columbia. Our people want railway competition, and are bound to
have it. We have a right to ask the
Dominion government to assist these
branch lines through mountainous
districts. The railway must prece'-e
population in such cases. Theie is no
nanger that American railway connection will be other than beneficial to
r.s. If non-intercourse witb the South
were not good for ns it would not be
good for Montreal; cut off your city's
connection wilh the south before you
actively prevent our connection with
the south.
"Thc proposed Coast-Koutenay rail
wny has caused tha foundering of the
Dunsmuir government which haB
sided with the Canadian Pacific railway, and delays its construction. The
opposition of the Canadian Pacific
railway is easy to understand The
new route makes the distance from
the rich Boundary country 325 miles,
as again the Canadian Pacifio route,
(ISO miles. There are only a few
thousand people now along tho route
of the Coast-Koottnay railway, but
once the railway is started the population will tremendously increase, and
rich mining, farming and ranching
country will be exnloitod.
"lion. Mr. Siffn bas recently
stated that the yearly interest on the
money given to aid the Crow's NeBt
railway is (100,000, but tbat the
customs and Inland Revenuo have
keen increased thereby 8500,000 I
year. The building of the Coast
Kootenay railway will duplicate that
result, and the government of Canada
tinould aid tbis and other necessary
railwny lines whioh we desire to see
huilt. We have territory opened up
justifying the building of over twelve
Hundred miles of railway, and these
lines should be built within the next
four years, and will mean an expenditure of $35,000,000; two-thirds of this
would go in wage3; and will enormously conduce to the rapid growth of
the province,
"If the federal and provincial governments would but awaken to the
requirements of our province its
Rrowth would be a happy surprise.
Our preseut population of 177,000 cau
In ten years be made 500,000. British
Columbia has large areas of farming
"id grazing land, but these require
railways to connect them with the
o��an and the markets! It is a mystery
to me why our department of the interior does not turn lis attention to
getting settlerB for British Columbia,
'or the aggregate per capita tax paid
'" the federal exchequer ls about $20
in lintish Columbia, as against about
8t in Manitoba and the Territories.
We, therefore, have a big claim on
Ottawa which has not been fully
honored up to the present.".
Mr. Curtis having been Informed
"Ht -Montreal had lost a good deal in
several western mining deals, made
Ice following statement:
The people in the east have con -
'used mining with share speculation,
-toe newspapers, instead of showing
^crimination in criticism, have ex-
"Bgerated the losseB in share speculation and at tho same time attributed
'"em to mining. One of your leading
''i'izona the other day quoted an
article appearing in a oity paper here.
'����t spring, and asserted the losses of
Mottreal peorle to be 125,000,000 in
the mining cme. This is a a popu-
>u delusion.
'The journal in question arrived at
to* conclusion  that  over  $30,000,000
DETAILS OF
PEACE NOTE
$0,545,000.
Let me tell you how wrong thin
conclusion is. Uooderham anil Hlack-
stock, the promoter, nave always kept
a majority, probably 81,000,000 of the
shares| tlie public got about 750,000
shares, not at $3.88 a share but at
prices ranging from (iOc up. The number of shares actually sold at 83.88
probably never exceeded 5,000. There
has been no real loss to flooderhain
and Hlacks'o.ik on the shares they
have kept, as, douDtless. the shares
they did soil to tbe publio, recouped
them for any money advanced. The
average loss per share to the publio
doea not exceed $2 per shnre ou the
750,000 shares, or a total loss of
$1,500,000, and I venture tJ say that
not ono-third of that loss has boen
bane by Montreal people, So I could
go on through the whole list.
The great hope of Canada, we all
assert, 1 iea in the development of the
west; there is whore the census has
shown and will show the big increases. It will be retarded by our
press unfairly decrying it. Let me
tell you the truth about British
Columbia's mining future. The
mineral output this current yoar, in
spite of tho recent fall in oopper and
lead prices, will amount to $10,000,���
000. Her mines ten years ago could
probably all have been bought for
$5,000,000; today thoy are worth at
least, $75,000,000. In six or seven
years the annual output will be, at
least $100,000,000. The dividends will
be possibly 815,000,000. The value of
all her mines $22 ,000,000. To obtain
this increased mine value will require
$15,000,000 of outside capital for development purposes.
"Are our eastern capitalists disgusted by unreasoning share speculation, going to allow this increased
value of her mines to gu to outsiders
entirely, or not? I hope thoy will
net. I assert that legitimate mining
means big profits; even during the
depressed mining period we have passed through, I ean prove it ao.
"Take one section of our mining
area���I mean the Boundary country.
Woric was begun there on a small
scale in 1897, it got railway facilities
only twenty months ago. The total
amount of capital to date, over and
above the proceeds of ore sale,paid out
for the prospects, for their development and for smelters, does net exceed 81,500,000; yet the fair market
price which cau be now obtained for
the mining properties developed in
tho Boundary is, at least, $15,000,000.
"Some properties, ot course hsve
failed to realize expectations, but on
the whole, under adverse conditions
there have been shown enoromus
prodts. Notice that where money has
been intelligently dirested to mine the
ground there is a safe ana large return, and it should not be confused
with the operations of broken ra inlng
the publio."
Mr. Smith Curtis said, in conclusion, that the increased value of
British Columbia mines in the next
few years~~wonld be $150,000,000,
caused by a capital expenditure, of
abont $15,000,000; yet, he added, that
most dividend paying mining shares,
no more than railway and industrial
shares, are not a desirable investment
for people nil" wish a steady fixed
income, and should be avoided by
orphans, widows and clergymen.
DIFFICULTIES WITH ICE.
Ferries in Lake Michigan Bave a Bad
Passage.
Mackinaw City, Mich., Jan. 29.���
After 17 hours of hard work the two
ferries, SI. Ignaee and St. Marie, succeeded in forcing a passago from St.
Ignaee to this place, arriving here at
midnight with 05 anxious pasfengers
aboard. Both boats have returned
to St. Ignaee today without any
trouble. The ettaits of Mackinaw are
now frozen solid.
GERMANY   WANTS   PHILIPPINES.
Prince Henry is to Pave the Way For
Their Purchases.
Vienna, Jan. 29,-The Nouswiener
Tageblatt assorts that negotiations
are in progress for the sale of the
Philippine islands to Germany and
the visit of Prince Henry to the
United States is preliminary to the
anaouacsmeat at this ssls.
Holland Offers to Send Commission to the Boer
Army.
TO PROMOTE
CLOSER UNION
summoned but by the time he reached
him life was extinct.     The cause was
acute heart disease.
Mr.   dray   was well aud   favorably
known throughout tho whole of British Columbia, and had many friends
and   no   enemies.      lie   was   in   the
One Object of the New York j wholesale business in victoria, but I Newfoundland
FOR THE SAKE
OF BRITAIN
Board of Trade Dinner.
Would Only Explain Hopeless
Nature   of   Their
Struggle.
London. Jan. 30.���The Hague correspondent of the Daily Mail says he
is able to announce on authority that
the Dutch note to Great Britain after
rehearing the uarnast concern of that
government at the prolongation of
hostilities in South Afiica, offered iis
good offices in bringing them to a
close.
To this Holland asked wbethei
(Ireat Britain would be willing to
permit a Dutch commission to proceed
to South Africa, to enlighten the
Boer leaders in the field us to the real
position of affairs und more especially since it is understood lhat there
is not the slightest chance of intervention on the part of any European
government and that thc prolongation
of hostilities is useless. The Dutch
government expressly amojneed in
this note that it possesses no authorization whatsoever from the Boer leaders, either in Europe or South Africa,
to take this suggested step, but that
it appeals to (Ireat Britain on the
ground of common humanity for
military permission for the Dutch
commission to accomplish its mission
of pence. Such permission would
bind neither the British government
to the discussion of terms or the initiation of auy negotiations nor pledge
the Dutch government for the success
of its self-imposed task. It is understood tbat Great Britain is awaiting
the receipt of Lord Kitchener's views
on this suggestion and is willing to
grant the request, safe oonduct of the
Dutch commission, if Lord Kitchener
offers no objections, though it is not
hopeful of any practical result from
the effcrt.
The
Unison of Capital  and
Labor  Came  Foremost.
MISS STONE'S RELEASE.
Correspondents Charged With Interfering With Arrangements.
Washington, Jan. 29.���The state
dapartment is disposed to attribute
the failure of the negotiations looking
to thc release of Miss Stone to the
newspapers. The recent arrangements
for her release have completely miscarried, a body of Turkish troops
guided, it is stated, by the finger of
the press, having appeared near the
scene arranged for the surrender and
caused the captors to seek cover.
MISS ST ONE REPDB.TED FREE.
London, Jan. 29.���The Sofia correspondent of the Times, wiring under
date of January 20th, says: "It is
reported that Miss Stone and Mme.
Tsilka were liberated this morning
on Turkish territory."
VAN SANT WILL NOT YIELD.
Minneapolis Business Men Ask Him
tn Quit the Fight.
St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 29.���Governor
Van Sant today replied to the petition
from Minneapolis business men who
asked him to cease his fight on the so-
called merger. In the letter declining
to comply with the request, the governor quotes the state law which prohibits the consolidation of competing
lines of railway. The so-called consolidation of the Northern Pacific and
the Great Northern through the
organization is, lu his opinion,clearly
a violation of the law whic'u he says
it is his sworn duty to enforce.
HIRSCH FUND TRUSTEES WIN.
New York, Jho. 29.���A verdict was
rendered in the United States circuit
court today in favor of the Baron de
Hlrseh fund whieh had been sued by
James Arthur, a contractor, cf Philadelphia, for 870,000. Arthur built a
house for the fund at New Orange, N.
J., under a certain agreement and
claimed this agreement had been
broken. lie asked for judgment for
a loss of $53,000 and 817,000 interest.
Arthur's attorneys gave notice of a
new trial.
New York, Jan 29.���The annual
banquet of the New York Board of
Trade ano Transportation was held
tonight in the grand ball room of tbe
Waldorf-Astoria hotel. The function
this yoar had a double cbject in view:
First, to do honor to the memory of
William McKinley, and secondly, to
encourage the closer union of capital
and labor. Among the guests were
two former members of President Mc-
Kinley's cabinet, Charles Emory
Smith, ex-postmaster-general and
John W. Griggs, ex-attorney-general.
Then there was United States Senator Banna, Col. Myron T. Herrick and
Charles A. Moore, all close personal
friends of Mr. McKinley, Oscar S.
Straus, president of the Board of Trade
and Transportation, was chairman.
The meuu card bore a figure of Commerce with figures of the employer
and the employe clasping hands.
The souvenir consisted of a papier
niacins weighing scale on the side of
which was an anvil with sledge and
angle resting against it, while on the
other side was a bag labeled
$1,000,000.
Fire Captains William Clark aDd
Charles Autenreilh and four of their
men were blown down a stairway on
Cortlandt Etreet tonight where they
were fighting a fire, lhe flames were
on the third fiuoi and tbe firemen
were caught in a back draught of
flame which sent them tumbling backward to tho second floor landing. All
were burned and bruiBed and were
sont to a hospital. The monetary loss
is placed at 810,000.
The first toast was "The President
of the United States" drunk standing
and in silence. "Wm. McKinley and
His Politics" was the first toast to be
responded to, and Former Postmaster-
General Chas. Emroy Smith, was the
speaker.
Mr. Smith in tho course of his
speech which was a tribute to the late
President McKinley said: He was
called to great deeds and he rose to
the full height of his opportunity. He
ruled in one of three distinctive epochs
in the development of the republic
and he dominated his era as Washington and Lincoln dominated theirs; if
we believed had a divine hand picked
and fitted them for tbeir great work
in the evolution of the American
uuion, tbe guidance of an over-ruling
providence is no less plainly stamped
on the life and the mission of Wm.
MoKinley. First of all, a man of the
people and preeminent in understanding their temper, he was the incarnate
and refined genius of the popular will.
No less a leader of leaders, be waB
equally skillful in swaying tbe
councils and shaping the action ol
political chieftaus. He moved amid
mighty events in a ureative and convulsive period and he left his deep
and beneficial impress on the nation's
history and the world's progress."
DEATH OF A. B. GRAY.
Expires 'Suddenly   This   Morning   of
Acute Heart Disease.
Alexander Blair   Gray,   commission
agent, died suddenly last night at the
house   of   Mrs,   Thompson   on   Cedar
treet   near   Vernon   street where  he
resided.
He had been seriously ill for two
weeks, when his life was despaired of
but about a week ago he recovered
somewhat and was able to attend to
business. He was down at his office
on Baker street on Monday. Not feeling well he remained in his room yesterday, though he was able to walk
about. A few minutes after 12 o'clock
this morning he called Mrs. Thompson, saying that he felt ill und betore
sho could get anything for bim he
tell off his chair and eipired immediately. Mrs. Thompson ran to the
door to call assistance, and N. T.
Maeleod und Louis Ernest who were
on tho street came us quickly aa possible but by tbe time tbey arrived he
waa gasping in death.      Dr. Rose was
that not proving profitable, upon tne
establishment of the otlice of Labor
commissioner in 18BI, he was appointed to that olllee. With lhe growth of
the upper country be came to Nelson
about five years ago as agent for It.
P. Rithet and Co., and continuud with
that firm until u year ago, when he
went into business under the firm
name of A. B. Gray and Co. handling
liquors and oigars on his own account
and on commission.
Bis geniality and sterling honesty
made him friends whereever he went
and a wide circle of friends and
acquaintances will mourn his death.
He was (10 years of age and leaves a
widow and a family of five, three
sons and two daughters, who reside
in Victoria,with the exception of Miss
Gray, formerly a nurso at the Kootenay Lake General hospital, who now
lives in Ymir. She has been communicated with. The funeral arrangements will not be decided upon until
his relatives have expressed their
wishos.
Consents
Renew  the   Modus
Vivendi.
to
TELEGRAPHS FROM THE SEA.
Marconi Sends a Message When One
Hundred Miles Out.
Falmouth, Eng. 29.���Marconi on
board the American line steamer
Philadelphia, from New York for
Southampton, oommuuicated wilh the
Lizard by means of the wireless telegraph at 11,15 a. in. today frum a
point 100 miles to the westward. He
said he hoped to reach Southampton
at 1 o'clock on Ihe morning of January 30th.
Marconi began his wireless coinniu-
niction with the Lizard when the
steamer Philadelphia was '.'JO miles
distant and continued his messages
for several hours. The firot message
to be transmitted to him was a welcoming and congratulatory communication fro.ru the Daily Express of London. To this Marconi replied with his
thanks, and made a request to send
some American news. A series of
news items of interest to Mr. Richard
Croker and the other passengers ou
board the Philadelphia wus then sent.
SHOT HIMSELF DEAD.
C.P.R. Ticket Agent Commits Suicide
For No Assigned Reason.
Rat Portage, Ont., Jan. 20.���Geo.
M. Gould, C. P. R. ticket agent, shot
himself io the right temple a few
minutes before noon, causing instant
death. The bullet lodged in the
brain. No reason oan be assigned for
the rash act. He left three letters addressed to his brother, tho station
agent and his affianced, but tbe contents of tbem have uot yet been made
public. Gould was a very popular
young man and was held in high
esteem.
Geo. E. Foster Discusses the
Growth of Imperial-
Ism.
St. John's, Nfld., Jan. 29.���The
colonial government has undertaken
to renew for the preseut year, the
French shore medus Vivendi which expired December :iist last. Mr. Chamberlain, the British Colonial Secretary, wired the colonial government a
request for this action last Saturday,
urging his desire to dispose of the
Boer war before reviving negotiations
with France respecting the Newfoundland htiore.
The colonial cabinet, in acquiescing
to Mr. Chamberlain's request retorfled
the fact that it was done as the
colony's contribution toward the
eolation of Imperial problemB in
South Africa: Newfoundland being
unable to send men there, takes tbls
means of testifying her cooperation in
tlie Imperial policy and is confident
that the redress of her grievance will
lie next undertaken. It is generally
understood thut this is the first time
this meaure will be renewed and that
it is only done for the foregoing
reasons.
FOSTER ON IMPERIALISM.
Toronto, Jan. 29. ���Hon. Geo. E.
Foster delivered air address on imperialism last night. The best future,
ho held, for Canada was a national
life in conjunction with the Old
Country that gave her birth. Some
people seemed afraid of the word
Imperialism, but there was no reason
why under true Imperialism Canada
should not hold all hor present power,
and at the same time bo a oloser component and integral part of the British empire around tho world. There
were two great reasons why imperialism was a growing power fiom within
and pressure fiom without. Power
from within was the strong loyal feeling toward institutions, form of government and lite general lines of progress and civilization typified by the
Mother Country Outward pressure
was the hostile sentiment with which
almost every country in the world
regurded Great Britain.
CAUSE OF DEPOPULATION.
LIVE BIRD SHOOT.
Champions Meet at Long Island in a
Snowstorm.
New York, Jan. 29.���Simon Glover,
of Rochester, defeated Dr. J. G.
ICnowlton.of this city,by a Score of 94
to 91 killed, in a 100-live-bird match
shoot at Interstate Park, L. I., today.
The match contest took place during
a snowstorm and as there was no
wind, the birds had all the worst of
lt. Knowlton was successful with
his first barrel 22 times and Glover 15
times. Knowlton lost four dead out of
bounds and Glover one.
APPOINTED FROM THE NAVY.
First Time a Colonial Governorship
Goes to an Admiral.
London, Jan. 29.���Vice Admiral
Sir Hany H. Rawson bas been appointed governor of New Sonth Wales.
This is tbe first time in history that
the government bas appointed an
admiral to a colonial governorship,
whieh had long been a sore point
with tho navy.
CHAMPIONSHIP SKATING.
Many Entries For tho Big Verona
Lake Fixture.
New York, Jan. 20. ���It wa? an.
nounced today that 71 entiics had
been received fcr the skating races
for the amateur ohanipionshi|>s of the
United States and Canada which arc
to be held at Verona Lake. N. J., on
January list and Feb. 1st.
A Commission in France Will Investigate Thoroughly.
Paris, Jan. 29.���The premier, M.
Waldcck Rousseau, presided today st
the opening sossion of tbe parliamentary commission appointed to investigate the depopulation of France In
his address the premier said the quet,-
lion wus one of the most vast and
complicated that could be conceived.
The statistics of the past 50 years
showed there had been too few births
and too many deaths in France. The
government, the premier added, intended to embody the fruits of the
commission's labors in future
leigslation.
CARNEGIE INSTITUTE.
Washington, Jan. 29.���An adjourned meeting of the trustees of the
Carnegie institute was held at the
State department this afternoon and a
long step was taken towards permanent organization nud tbe intiatlon of
the work of the institution. Andrew
Carnegie made a brief address presenting the deed ol gift. After accepting
the deed of gift ol $10,000,000 from
Mr. Carnegie the trustees proceeded
to adopt bylawB and then elected the
following officers: Chairman of board
of trustees, Abraham Hewitt; vice-
chairman, Dr. J. S. Billa, secretary,
Chas. D. Walcott. Pr. Daniel C. Oilman,late of .John Hopkins' university,
was elected prcsidont of the Carnegie
institute. The board then adjourned to meet tomorrow morning.
LAST PENSIONER OF 1812.
Washington, Jan, 29.���The house
eomiinttee on pensions today reported
favorably a bill granting a pension of
$25 per month to the last surviving
soldier of the war of 1812, Hiram
Crook, of Oneida, N. Y., aged 102
years.
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Tho abovo Reward will bo paid to
anyone Klvlng evidence that will con
vlct persons ol stealing The Miner from
our subscriber's doors.
pre-cmineutlr skilled In such work
find permanent employment in the fur
industry. Trained from early youth
in following the spoor of men or
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signs as the dUturbance of a leaf or
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havo heen wont to credit them with
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detective business. Lord Kitchener,
therefore, judged most rightly, that
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the principal work now employing
his troopB, His difficulty is not to
beat the Iloers, but to find them,as the
commandoes melt away oue day only
to reappen the next at some distant
point iu effective force."
VICTORY FOR LIBERALISM.
The election of Gorge Riley to Oil
tne vacancy in the House of coramonH
made by thc unseating of Col.
E. G. Prior is a triumph which the
Liberals of Ii. C. will appreoiiste. In
tbis election Mr. Riley defeated Frank
S. Barnard, formerly Conservative M.
P. for Cariboo. The victory is a
signal one when the majority is taken
into consideration as well as the fact
that ever since 1871, when British
Columbia enteicd confederation,
"Victoria lias been represented m commons by an unbroken succession of
Conservative members, and now Mr.
Riley has broken the spell that existed
against Liberalism and hereafter the
constituency should be represented
more freqnently by a member of the
Liberal party. The change was not
wholly wrought by the personality of
Mr. Riley, but has been gradual,
Mr. Templeman had fought hard and
long in thut stronghold of the Conservatives, with his splendid paper, the
Times, and the eleotion of Mr. Riley
is one oi thc first fruits of his wors
for Liberal princples and Liberal representation, 'lhat Mr. Templeman has
done effective work for his party ib
shown in the decieased majorities by
which the Conservatives scored victories
until in 1900 Col.Prior had 22,1 and Mr.
Earle 213 majority over R. L. Urury,
and Mr. Riley, who also rnn bb a
Liberal on that occasion, was 17 votes
behind Mr. Drury. On Tuesday Mi.
Rilev beat Mr. Barnard by a majority
of 421, which reveals that Liberal
adherents are beenming very numeorus
in the Victoria constituency, Mr.
Bodwell will shortly run there for the.
provincial house and as he is a
staunch Liberal and a man of more
than ordinary attainments ho should
win in a canter, ne may not be the
only pebble on the beach but ho certainly is a large and important
pebble.
The return of Mr. Riley strengthens
Mr. Bodwell's chances for election,
and it is doubtful if tbe government
will plare a candidate in the field.
Mr. Ilodwell is n elose political associate of Mr. Riley and it is more than
probable that the same forces that
elected the latter will be found supporting the candidature of Mr.
Bod well.
A PROGRESSIVA MOVE.
The determination of thc government of Manitoba tsi print and issue
free text hooks to the public schools is
a good one, Mako lhe public shcools.
whieh are already one of Canada's
greatest Institutions, absolutely fre
irnm expense to the youthful scholars,
tlniier the present system thero an
frequent changes of books involving a
lame expenditure in tin: aggregate to
pareuts anil guardians. By the system which Manitoba will adopt thr
same books can be used over anil over
again in the several grades, provided,
of course the scholars take care of
thorn and they are occasionally re
paired, and in this way the books ean
be made to last for a long time. The
aggregate cost will be imieh less than
under the present system. Parents
will not havo tho expen��e, when their
children are furnished fn'o b.mks, of
keeping their children  frora school on
the score of being t',o poor to furnish
them with books. British Columbia
slisinld follow Manitoba's example
and along with tills sh suid pass a
law compelling the attendance at
school of all children of a proper age.
The country, nowadays, which has
tho larce-t number of educated citizens is the most progressive and consequently the most successful, and ths
policy that nothing is too good for the
public fsohoo's should be adopted all
over the Dominion,
EDITORIAL NOTE?.
The Fort Steele Prospector says that
the Wild Horso placers which yieled
about $17,000,000 in the early sixties
continue to give up their treasure at
the rate of from $10,000 to |20,000 per
annum. It declares that with more
xteusive investments that the old
placers would yield more in the
future than in the past.
A Chicago inventor has perfected a
plan for talking by phone from residences to places of business to street
cars in motion or lrom one car to another, it mny be foity or fifty miles
distant. It requires a second wire
along the car route, the regular trolley
wire being used for half the circuit.
The system has been tried and proved
to he practicable.
Three carloads of beet sugar arrived
in Nelson yesterday direct form
Austria, and will be sold by the
wholesaler throughout the Kootenays. The wonder is that thr industry
of beet sugar making has not been
developed to a point sufficient to
supply the Canadian demand. There
are portions of Canada which are
suited to raising tbe sugar beet. The
industry should be a paying one as
Canada imports between 86,000,000 and
37,000,000 worth of sugar per annum,
to say nothing of molasses and other
sweet products.
WANTS CANADIAN TRACKERS.
Besides men who can shoot and ride
T-ord Kitohenev now wants SO Canadian trackers. The London Globe
in commenting on the matter
says:    "In the  more  northerly  parts
Only a few years since mines were
run for one metal and were known as
gold, silver, copper and lead mines,
but now many mines, owing to tbe
advances made in the treatment of
metals, produce four metals and
depend partly on each of tbem for
their profit. There are Borne mines
that produce as bigh as seven metals
nnd this is the case at I.eadville
where some ol them output
silver, lead, gold, copper, zinc,
bismuth and maganiferous iron. So
close is the business conducted that a
reduction of any considerable magnitude in the price ot one of the metals
means that the mine cannot be operate at a profit.
During a cold snap like the one
wbich this section is passing through
information concerning fuel hss an
added interest. A Mr. Hoffman is the
latest to bring forward a fuel ot the
future. His fuel is composed of common clay, the same material that
enters into the composition of so many
of us. He takes 90 per oent. of oil
and mixes it with 10 per cent, clay
nnd certain other ohemicals, which he
does not name, and which he says are
his secret. It is claimed tbat the new
fuel burns in the stove, grate or furnace readily, that il creates nu smoke,
no cinders and hums to white ashes
which are limited in quantity. The
coal barons who are supreme in cold
weather, had better look to their
laurels if the supply of oil   holdB out.
A rock drilling contest was held in
El I'aso a few days since which attracted considerable attention. The
main contest was won by Malley and
Chamberlain who in 15 minutes
dril'ed 40 3-8 inches ln Gunnison
granite with seven-eighth Inch drills.
The Tnrr brothers came next with
one-sixteenth of an inch less. It
seems that the Tarr brothers had a
misfortune the previous day caused by
drilling |;into an old hole. It was
alleged by their backers that they
were discouraged by the accident and
hence did not drill up to tbeir usual
standard. As a result of this a second
match wns made for a prize of $2,500.
Iu the second match the Tarr brothers
were victors with 39 3-8 inches to
their credit while Chamberlain and
Malley had only 37 1-4 inches. Tbe
former struck 1,130 blows, whilst
fhnmherain and Malley struck 1,227
blows. Each blow struck by the Tarr
Brothers drove the drill 0.34B0 inches
and by Chamberlain and Malley
0.3033 inches Chamberlnin and Malley
hail from San Pedro, Mcx., while
the Tarr brothers reside at Globe,
Arizona.
As an evidence of the bigh appreciation in which the Canadian troops   in
South Africa   have   been held it  may]
be mentioned that greater prnise could
soaroely be reoorded thsn that which
HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
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Dainties in Fine Groceries,
Dainties in Imported Sweets,
Dainties   in   Finest   Biscuits,
Dainties in Wines and Liquors.
Dainties in Cigars.
DAINTIES
In Everything to Eat and   Drink.
The Hudson's Bay Stores
M'LACHLAN BROS.
have added to their stock of Hardware a full stock of
Portland Cement,  Fire Clay,   Scotch  Fire Brick.
and have taken the agencyjfor
Wilkin's & Co.'s Celebrated English Steel Wire Hope
We will be pleased to give quotations on application.
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white von: s tin; ano ai>��ui:ns plumy.
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i
There is noth ing like Asthmalene. It
brings instant relief, even in t e; worst
eases.   It cures when all else fails.
I [The Rev. O. P. WELLS, o Villa Ridge,
111., says: "Your trial bottle of Asthmalene received in good oondition. I oannot
tell you how thankful I feel for the good
derived from it. I was a slave, chained
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years. I despaired of ever being cured. 1
saw vour advertisement for the cure of
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yourselves, but resolved to give it a trial.
To my astonishment the trial acted like a
charm.    Send me a full si/.e bottle.
Kev, Dr, Morris Weonsler,
Rabbi of thn Cong. Bnai Israel,
Nbw York, Jan, 3,1901
Dn. 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 caretully analyzed, we enn state thnt Asthmalene oontnins
no opium, morphine, chloroform or ether.    Very truly yours,
^ REV. DR. MORRIS wEOHSLER.
Avon Springs, N. Y, Feb. 1, 1901.
Drs. Tai-t'Beos. Medicine On.
Gentlemen : I write this testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the
wonderful effect of your Asthmalene, for the cure of Asthma. My wife has
been nfrlcted 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 1IS0 th street, New York, I at onoe obtained a bottle of Asthmaleno.
My wife commenced taking it about tlie first of November. I very soon noticed
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and she is entirely free from all symptoms. I feel that I can consistently recommend the medicine to all who are afflioted with this distressing disease.
Yours respeotfully, O. D. PHELPis, M. D.
Dr. Tapt Bros, Medicine Co, Feb. 5,1001.
Gentlemen : I wns troubled with Asthma for 22 years. I have tried numerous remedies, bnt they have all failed. I ran aoross your advertisement and
started with a trial bottle. I found relief at once. I have since purchased your
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for six years wns unable to work. I am now in the best ot health and am doing
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Homo address, 235 Rivitigton street, S. RAPHAEL,
67 East 129th St,,New York Oity.
TRIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL,
Do not delay.   Write at oDce, adtlressing DR.  TAFT BROS, MEDICINE
OO., 79 East 130th St., N. Y. City.
Sold by All Druggists.
the retiring Surgeoii-llenerul of the
British Army, Dr. ,T. Jameson, C, _.,
CJ. H. H., says the Toronto (ilobe.
Speaking at a oomplimeiiary banquet
given to him recently in. London by
the medical profession of Great
Britain and Ireland, upon the occasion
of his relinquishment of oSiee, he
said: "Experience in tbis war, on
the other hand, tends to prove tbat a
man without much military training
may be a very good fighting soldier-
Lord Strathcona'b Horse for example.
In it many men were lulled, but no
man ever surrendered, and there was
no one the Boers had more cause to
fear than the rough, untrained but
plucky soldier from Canada, wbo
always fought to a finish,"
SHE DIDN'T WEAK A MASK.
Hut her bdauty was completely bidden by sores, blotches and pimples
till she used Bneklen's Arnioa Salve.
Then they vanished cs will all Eruptions, Kever, .Seres, Boils, Ulcers,
Carbuncles and Felons from itsi use.
Infallible for Cuts, 2orns, Burns,
Scalds and Piles. Cure guaranteed.
25o at Canada Drug and Hook Co.
It's like mother knitting vour s^x���
so easy to get the Wallace-Miller Co.'s
overcoats.
of   Canaila   numbers   ol   hardy   men,   wa�� paid to the   Strathcona   Horse by
A flno line of Imported nnd Domestic cigars, Peterson's patent pipes,
Lowe and B, 11. B. goods-ut Thur-
man's.
NELSON OPERA
HOUSE
TO-NIGHT
GRAND MUSICAL
FESTIVAL
HERR STEINER      -      Conductor
FULL ORCHESTRA
55   0
M'LACHLAN BROS.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL HINDS  OF
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Stabat Mater, Hallelujah Chorus
Ave Marie
Gavaleria Rustlcana. Etc., Etc.
Admission; $i, 50c.  &   25c.
Plan opens at McDonald's Confectionery Store, Baker Street, Monday, 27th January.
A. R. HEYLAND.
P. L. S.
KASLO.  B.  C.
Mineral   'aians and mines s&iveyed
Fisn nnd Poultry in Season
E.  C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
K.-W.-C   Block, Ward Street, Nflson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
OUR SPECIALTY
"GOOD CHEER"
Stoves and
Ranges . .
We are showing this season a full
line ot these goode and solicit yonr
(steeini d patronage.
Lawrence Hardware
���Company.
XCbelRo^alBank of Ganaba
Capital ^Authorized,
Incorporated 1869.
S.i,eee,oett.eo I Capital l'alil-op,
Kelt,
IM.WMI.IHlll wi
rill,Kl��.<ll>is.nil
Hoard of Directors     I'homas K. Konny,  President;  Thomas Ritchie, Vloe- Preiiduit
IWllov Smith, H. Q. Bauld, Hon. David ManKeon.
tlead Olllee, Halifax i
Ueneral Manager. Edsoo L. Pease, Montreal.
Supert-itondent ot Branches, and Secretary, W. B, Torrance, HalUaT.
Branches I
Nova   Scotia���Balllax   Branch,   Aotlgonl'ti
Bridgewater, Ouysboro. Londonderry, Ln -
enburg. Maitland IHanle Co.|, Piotou, Port
Hawkosbury, Sydnoy, Shubonaoadle.Truro,
Weymouth.
New    Brunswick ��� Bathurst,     Dorchester,
Frodoricton. KinijKtoti (Kont Co.), Mono-
ton, Newcastle, Saokvlllfl St, John.Woodstook-
V. K. IhIlihI���Charlouetown, Huuiruerside,
Quebec���Montreal, (City Office), Montroa
Weat Grid (Cor. Notro Damo aud Solg-
neur-s Streets!; Westmount (Cur. Greene
Avenue and St. Catharines Street.
Ontario���Ottawa.
Newfoundland- St. John's.
Cuba, vt>��i indie*���Havana.
limited rHatet��� Now York (16 nixohanse Plant
Republio.Waah.
BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rossland,   Vanconver,
Vanconver East End, Victoria,
Correspondents i
Canada���Merchant* Rank of Canada.   Bosion-Natlona   Shawmut Bank.  Chicago��� Illinois
Trust and Savings Bank.   Ran Franclsco-Flrst National Bank.   London,  Eiig.-Eank  of
Scotland.   Purist, rfrance���Credit Lyounais.   Ilermuda-Bank of Bermuda,   (lillia and Japan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Hanking Corporation.   Spokane- old National Bank.
Ueneral Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   Bough
and Sold, Letters ol Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on t/pecia
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
E. J.SCOVIL
MININe HKOKKrf, InTJkV
Windnrmere Minis.  ('orrpHuoiiilonoeSor.oii
WrrNDKRwidllK. B. (_,.
NEWLING & CO.
AUCTIONEERS.
VALUERS. ETC.
Kootenay Street, Next Oddfellows' Ha
P. O. BOX 633.
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.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From St. John, N. B.
Nuraidian Fob. 8
Ionian Fob. Id
Lake Ontario Feb. 11
Lake Superior Fob. 28
Allan Line summers leave Halifax two days
later
From  liositon.
Commonwealth Feb 12
Saxonia Feb, 16
From New York
Umbrla   Feb 8
Campania Feb. 15
Oceanio Fob. 5
Majcstlo Feb. 12
Philadelphia Fob. 12
Furnessia  , Feb 8
Continental rollings of French. North Qer-
inun Lloyd. 11. A. 1". and Italian Lines on ap-
plicitUou.
RATES���Saloon fares $42.50, and upwards
Pecond $.13 and upwards aocording to steamer
a*'d location of berth. Steorage quoted on application. Prepaid passages from Kngland aud
the continent nt lowest rates.
H. L. BROWN,     W. P. F. CUMMING8
City Agt. Nelson.      Gen. Agent. Winnipeg
Certificates of Improvements
NOTICE.
Jupiter, Katie D. Greeo, Ingersoll,
Last Chance Hamilton nnd London
Fraction Mineral Glatrio, situnte in the
Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.
Where looated���On Jupiter Mountain,
near Craigtown.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. D. Ander-
Bon, P. L.S., of Trail, B.C. agent for the
Katie D. Green Gold Mining nnd Development Company, Limited, Non-
Personal, Liability, F.M.C. No, B55673,
intend, sixty doys from the dnte hereof
to apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates nf improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants of the
above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issunnce of soch certificates
of improvements
Dated this 15th day of No-ember,
A.D. 1801. j. D. ANDERS^
CANADIAN LIQUORS
A stock of these embracing the leading brands, is earried;|[at Nelson,
tbereby enabling quickjdellvery to
Kootenay buyers.
ANHEUSER*- BUSCH  AND
BUDWEISER BEER
Carried in stock in Nelson.
R. P- Rithet & Co-, Limited
VIOTORIA, B. O,
A- B GRAY
P. O. Box 521
Reprosontatlv
Nelson
BENNETT'S FUSE.
Be sure and get the genuine  BENNETT'S QUTTA PEKCHA FUSE,not
something that looks   like   it     Laurence Hardware Co.. Agents.
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE.
Lendor Mineral Olaim. situato in the
Nelson Minim/ Division of West Koot-
nay District.
Whore looated On the north bank of
Wild Horse Creek about 0 miles from
the SalmonRiver.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Kenneth L
Burnet, agent for William Bluir, Y. M.
C. No. 6J,826\ W. H. Danby Osignre
for J. A. Barrett) F. M. C, No. B6t3118,
Charles E. Desiosiers, F. M. C. HO.
B51B27, Ferdinand Morin, F. M. O.
No. B5!iC14nnn Josevh Pitre, F. M. O
No. B61918, intend, sixty days from tbe
date hereof, to npply to the Mining Recorder for n certificate nf improvements
for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further tnke notice thnt action.
under section 37, nuist be commencea
before the issunnce of such cerliflcate oi
improvements. , n
Dated this 21st dny of November, A.u
1901. KENNETH L. BUfiMST- Nelson   Daily Minsk, Tiursay January 30, 1902
MB. ROBERTSON'S FUNER\L.
It will Be Held in New York This
Afternoon
Tlio fnneral of the late J. Roderick
Robertson will be held at New York
at 3.80 this afternoon. In accordance
with Mr. Robertsor-'s wishes the set.
vices will be of the brlelest and
simplest chaiacter. Messages of regret
nnd sympathy have poured in upon
Mrs. Robertson and her family from
ll���. numerous places in which the
deceased gentleman was so well
known ana esteemed. For these kind
words and thoughts Mrs. Robertson is
deeply grateful.
All the properties of the B. C. (lold-
flclils will close clown today for the
afternoon as a token of respect to tbo
deceased manBger, only absolutely
necessary work being done. S. S.
Fowler arrived in Nelson Tuesday
night nnil is aoting as manager of tbo
company's properties. Mr. Fowler
was on bis way from Chicago to Nelson when he received the sad news.
Word had beeu sent alter him from
New vork to Cnicago and from there
forwarded after tne train, catching
bim at n little town called Cutbank,
in Montana.
Arc drugs and coffins cheaper than
nnriu 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.
TO HUE A tlll.lt IN ONE DAY
Tiiko l.axnllve llroino Quinine Tablets. All
druinrMs refund the monoy if it falls to onro,
K. VV. Urovo'H signature is on oach box.  25c.
ROSSLAND SI'lNDd CONDOLENCES.
There was a public meeting of thc
citizens of Rossland in session on
Monday evening when the announcement was made of the death of J.
Roderick Robertson, of Nelson. The
business for which the meeting had
been called waB immediately supended
and, after several touching references
to the deceased, a committee w��b appointed to draft a suitable resolution
expressing tho feeling of the meeting.
The resolution has heen prepared and
forwarded to Nelson. The following
is tlm wording:
"Resolved, That this meeting of the
citizens of Rossland, numbering
amongst it many intimate personal
friends of the late J. Roderick Robertson, desire to place upon record their
esteem and regard for the genial and
kinnly nature of their late friend,
and of expressing their appreciation
of the splendid services rendered by
Mr. Robertson to the mning industry
of Rritish Columbia, he being ever
ready by pen and voice in advocating
nil measures that tended to the advancement and material welfare of
our province. Ills sad and sudden
death has come aa a terrible shock,
and we feel that we are hut echoing
the feelings that animate the whole
enromuunity when we say that the
heart of every one goes out to Mrs.
Robertson and her children in this,
their hour of sorrow; and those at the
meeting assembled, npon behalf of
tne citizens of Rossland, extend to
the alilinied ones sincerest sympathy
in their sad beieavement."
GAflES
AT POPULAR PEIOES
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
liilliard Nicholas 10.00
Complete stock of Invitations, bcore Cards, Prizes,
Punches and Markers for
Progressive Games.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
MfNING NEWS.
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Felix Roche with a smull outfit is
operating placer ground on Dull river.
'The Thompson outfit is steadily at
work drifting In the deep gravel on
Perry creek. The last weekly cleanup
averaged $15 to tbe man.
A large number of prospectors and
miners in tne vicinity of Fort Steele
are getting their outfits together in
anticipation of an early spiing.
ONE ON THE BOYS
Mother Rather Got the 8tart of Them.
Sometimes the mother plays a turn
on the young people and greatly to
their benefit. A young lady in Memphis, Tenn., Miss B.Dye of 822 Carroll
Ave., comments in an interesting way
about thc- harmless little deception
her mother played npon one of the
family during the Summer.
She says. "Every member of our
family could write a testimonial
about I'ostum Food Coffee and what
it has done for us. Father has really
Deen made over since quitting coffee
and using I'ostnm, but I must tell
you about Brother.
When he came home from college
last summer he was thin and looked
dreadful. We questioned him about
his food and drink. He said he drank
coffee, 'Of oourse I can't get along
without a good cup of coffee three
times a day.' Mother did not say
anything to him, but made Postum
for him just the same, and at the next
meal he complimented her on the
ooffeo. Several times he said, 'Now
H I just had such coffee as this at
school I could make tetter averages in
my Btudies.'
So during the whole summer he
drank Pot-tum, thinking it waB strong
coffee, and we could all see, from day
to day, how mnch he was improving
in health. His complexion gradually
cleared up, and he gained in every
way. When he wont back in the fall
Mother told him the secret she had
kept for over three months, and put
several packages of Postum in hiB
trunk.
Yon may depend upon It, the lesson
was one he will never forget. My
younger brother quit coffee about a
year ago and has been using Postum
Food Coffee, and he has been built up
from a regular invalid until he is now
a fat rosy cheeked boy, full of life
and fun. Just the other day he remarked he was getting along so much
better in his studies than ever before
and he wondered what caused the
change. Mother remarked "It is
���Postum.' "
A contract has been let for 100 feet
of tunnelling on the Iowa mine on
Tracy crock, East Kootenay. The ore
in the Iowa is a galena carrying copper and gold. There is about two feet
of clean ore in a ledge six feet   wide.
The Fort Steele Prospector 6avs that
Tom Roberts has a small force of men
operating deep placer grouud on
Weaver creek. Thc gravel is rich and
a ci-nsidcrable amount of the yellow
metal is being obtained.
Frank Robbins, who has been general manager of the North Star mine,
has been transferred to Nelson, whioh
will be his headquarters in the future
as consulting engineer for the Mackenzie-Mann mining properties in
British Columbia. Mr. Brown will
remain with the North Star as superintendent and N. McL. Curran will
continue is financial agent.
A meeting of the shareholders of the
Mornsoo mine will shortly be held
for the purpose of confirming the sale
of the co-upany's property to
Chicago syndicate. As soon as the
sale is completed the mine is to be
developed on a large scale. The plans
of the purchasing syndicate include
the erection of a smelter.
THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE.
FOR SALE OR RENT
Advertisement* lnsiuruxl under thlw hoad at
tho rato of one cujt, a word per Insertion. No
sidvertisomont Ul-.on for lens than 25 cento.
Situation Warned advertiHementa inserted
threo tiirieH free of ohanre.
FOR     SAIjE���Enfield,     on     Stanley
street,   apply   II. and   M. Bird.
I'OR SALE���A      bargain;     4-roumed
house,   stoves,    tables, chairs,   bed,
etc.; stable,obioken houses and fenced
garden.    South of smelter,  l'riee (825.
Apply H. nnd M. Bird.
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NELSON, B. C.
FURNITURE Sc UNDERTAKING.
FLAT for rent over Lester's grocery
store on Water street (opposite hospital). Three bright, pleasant rooms
nnd complete bath rojm, hot and cold
wator, e.H range, etc. Rent very
low.   Apply to E. II. Mnnermid.
FIRST   CLASS   room   and   board   in
private   family,   reasonable   terms.
Apply   on   Sllioa street,   second   door
weat of Ward.
FURNISHED   ROOMS   TO   RENT.���
Apply   to   Mrs F. J. Sqnires, Room
10, K. VV. 0. block.
WANTED
3. H. LOVE,
Nelson Employment Agency,
P. O. Box 405. Fhone 278.
| Wanted���Chambermaid     and   Wait
ress.    Woman Cook.
WANTED���Pupils for Piano or Organ
by   Mrs.   Stnrmer   Smith,    nddress
residence or P.O.Box 137.
WANTED.���Men and  women   wanted
to work   at   homo.       Oood   wages.
Write   Olnsgow     Woollen    company,
Dept. C, Toronto
HELP of all kinds wanted and
furnished. Western Canadian Em
ployment Agency. Larpe warehouse
for" storage; call at Prosser's Second
Hand store, Wnrd stcet.
MEN WANTED���On     Crow's      Nest
Southern   Ry.     Oood   wages,   long
job   Headquarters, Elko,    B,   C.      A.
(iuthrie Sc Co.
MISCELLANEOUS
FOUND���On Josephine street, a silver
chain bracelet with two hearts on
it, intials K.P. on one heart. Owner
can hove same by applying at Miner
oftise.
C. D. J. CHRISTIE
Money to Loan on Improved Real
Eetnte at 8 per cent.
For Rent.���Office. Baker street. $15;
5-room cottage, $15; 4-room cottage,
Vernon ctreet, 810; 7-room house Carbonate St., near Joscghine f25.
For Sale���Ranch, 12 miles from
Nelson ; 2 lots Observatory street, 8450
-room house, $2,100.
REISTERER & CO
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and Porter,
DROP IN AND SEE OS
Malona   R. O
The Boundary Creek Mining oompany, owning the Last Chance mine
in the Skylark camp, is soon to be reorganized and placed on an assessment basis. The mine has been closed
down for some time past on account
of a lack of funds., but by making
the stock assessable it is though there
will soon be enough funds in tne
treasury to go ahead with the work.
One of the reasons why the move is
made is the fine showing that has
lately beeu made in the Lake claim,
an adjoining property.
VICE-CONSULAR MATTERS.
None to Be Appointed at Greenwood���
Rossland Man Leaving.
Vancouver, Jan. 29.���Col, L. Edwin
Dudley, American consul here, who
has supervision of the consular
agencies of the interior of British
Columbia, has returned from a trip
of inspection. He states that there
will be no vice-consul appointed for
Greenwood, as petitioned for. The
vice-consul at Rosiland is leaving that
place but the appointment of a succea
sor has not yet been made.
An explosion occurred yesterday at
the resldenoe of N. Freidman, traveller for J. Dover, that wrecked the
kitchen but was fortunately unattended with any fatality. It appeared that
the waterbnek on the range had
frozen up solid and when a fire was
started in the stovp yesterday morning
the steam accumulating In the pipes
was unable to find ��n outlet and
finally burst the nipes, shattering the
stove to pieces, bringing down pari of
the ceiling and bursting out the
windows. Mrs. Friedman was in the
kitchen at the time of the explosion,
but fortunately in the opposite corner
from the stove anJ escaped without
injury, the stove though shattered,
preventing the force of the explosion
being felt in that direction.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
DJ. ROBEBTSOjN & 00.���Next door io
���   lliuuuw  I'll-!  Olllcu JiuihiiiiK, Vernon
tit., Ni'l-ti.i.   Day 'phono 'AH. Nighl 'phono 207.
ABEATBD AND MINERAL WATERS
VT KLSON   BO DA   V7ATJJB   FACTORY-
X^l N, M.'''nru11111r-. Lortneo��� Kvery known
vurtoly of -uf i driiikn. 1' o Hox KH. Tolophoo
No. ai. Hoovor Btreet, Nulrion.   Bullion* of th
t.uimu-   bu I ..jun Hot BprlitKH Mineral Water
GROCERIES
A MACDONALD Sc Co.-Corner Fron
��� ami HaU BtreetH���Wholesale grocer
und jobber* lu blauketH, glovea, mitts, boots
rubburri, macklnaWH and miner*)' sundries*
FRESH AND SALT MEATS
P   BURNS & Co.-Haker Streot, Nelaon-
���   Wholeaale dealer** lu fresh a d cured
moaU).   Cold Storage.
WEST   KOOTKNAY   BUTCHER   CO.
Jiakor Btroet, Nelson��� Wholesale dea
era in fronh and cured meats.
UARDWAUE & MINING   SUPPLIES
J A WRENCH HARDWARE CO-Bake
J Btreet, NcIkoii ��� Wholesale daalara ir
hardware, miners' supplies, sporting goods
otc
li/TLAOHLAN BROS, Baker Streot NelaoD,
��u li. 0M���Dealers in general harhwure,
mining supplies, gluss, pants, Portland Cement, tire clay and Scotch lire brick. Agents
for VV ilklus and Co.'s celebrated wloel wire ropo
NKLSON   HARDWARE   CO.-Wholesale
paints, oils and glbss; mechanics  tools
Agonts foi Ontario Powder WorkB; lfnamite
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
npURNKR, BEETON Be Co.-Cornor Vernor
X and Josephine Streets, Nelson���Whole
salo dealers in liquors, cigars, and dry goods
Agouts for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee
and Calg-iry Brewing Co of Calgary.
H
UBSON'S BAY Co.-Wholesalo grooerle
and liquors etc, Baker Street, Nelson.
LUMBER
NELSON BAW AND PLANING MlLL-
Offlce corner Hall and Front Streets
Nolaon���Lumber, coiling, flooring, and every
thing in wood for building pnrposeB.  Get otu
prices.   Correspondence solicited.
CONFECTIONERY.
J     A.  M'DONALD,   wholesalo and retail
.   Confectioner,   The largest stock of Con
foctionery in the Kootenays.
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
Provincial^r>
Land Surveyor.
.6.
NELSON B C
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-, Sc,
MINING ENGINEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B. C
mining districts.
Bnker Stre�� Nelson. B. c
TEMPORARY
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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
7.15 a. m.
Daily Arrive
.Nelson 6.15 p.  m.
For  Kootenay  Lake  points
and Kaslo
Leave        Daily ex Sunday        Arrive
4.00 p rn Nelson 10.16 a.m.
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Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to G. L. LBNNOX.. Bfakw  St.
Nelson.
IMPERIAL
HOTEL
LATE SILVER KINO HOTEL
Finest and Best Bar ln the City.
The best Brands or Liquors
and Cigars.
RATES
$1.00 AND S1.50 PER DAY
JOSEPH HARWOOD.   -   Proprietor
.. Slaughter Sale ��
For the next thirty days   I   will  give   a great
Slaughter Sale in till lint's in .-stock consisting of
Boy's and Men's Clothing,  Furnishings, Hais, Caps
Boots and Shoes
In order to moke room for Spring Stock I must slaughter some of my present
ttook and wish lo give my many customers the benefit thereof. Now is tbe
chance to partuke of some nf the best Bargains ever offered in Knoteuay. The
sale is genuine, the stock noiv nud the prices away down. Call, git prices, examine goods unrt he convinced that I um offering the greatest bargains ever
offered in Nelson.
J. A. GILKER
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale aud Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON, B. C,
t___m,s��� '_>     M_.__.__,,______________    V-   __,,
Branoh Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kasl-
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City
Orders by mall io >*>* branch will have careful and irairnl attention.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
HEAD OFFICE-TORONTO.
Paid-up  Capital,   (8,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   ��3,ooo,0uoi
Aggregate   Kesourees Over 805,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.      B. K. WALKER, Heneral Manager.
London Oilier: An Lombard Street,  E. C.
New York Olllee; 10 Exchange Pluce.
And 68 branches) in Canada ami the u*nlted riUiuw, Including!
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Atlin Gkkbnwood Nki.hon Sandon
CRANBROOK' KAMLOOl'B Nkw WksTMINBTKR   VANCOUVER
Fkrnik Nanaimo Hohhlanu Victoria
YUKON DISTRICT���Dawson ano Whitk Horse.
UN1TKD STATES���Nkw Yokk, San 1TRAN0ISCO, Skattuc, Portland, Skagway,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposit!! Hecclvod and Intercut Allowed,   Present Kate 8 Per Cent
Nelson Branch.
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager
THE DOMINION WIRE ROPE CO., Ltd.
MONTREAL
Manufacturers of BEST STEEL WISE ROPE.
Tramway, Hoisting-, Mining Wire Rope.
Lang's Lay for Tramways and Underground Haulage
Local Stock carried, estimates turnished.
H, E- CROASDAILE Agent Nelson-
CHADBOURN & M'LAREN
1NSURANOE.   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 COMPANY
Mines bought, sold and reported on
OFFICE : MADDEN  BLOCK
Cor Ward &Baker Sts       NelsoD, B.O.
If there is anything yon requlra.asa
for it In    b* solumn  el the Miner
CALL ON THI
NELSON WINE CO.
ami try a bottle, a dozen, or a barrel ol
CALGARY  BEER as it ls the bent and
ckicupont,   on    the   market.    Also   try  our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and    CIGARS.
PRANK  A. TAMBLYN. M.......
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GREAT NOETHERN
RAILWAY.
Kootenay Railway and Na0,
Company, Ltd.
Operating
KASU> & SIX>CAN RAILWAY,
INTERNATIONAL. NAV. ft TRAD OO. Ltd
Shortest and qnlcKOHt route to the east and al
points on ,he O. H. & N. nnd Northern P��
clfic Knilwayn in Washington, Oregon aud
Southern Statee.
Time Card Effective August 1. 1901
Kaslo & Slocan Ry-
S:30 a. in. Lv.
10:55p.m. Ar.
BKaflto
Bandon
Ar. 4:00 p. m
Lv. VAt p. id
Int Nav- & Trading Co
Mll.HON    KASLO KOUTE.
5:20 p. m. Lv.
9:10 p. m. Ar.
Nolaon
KunIo
Ar. 11:00 a. ��
Lv. 7:00 a. no
Connoot Ing at Five Mile Point with Nelson
4 Kort ��� hepiurd Hallway both to and from
UoHMiand, eto
TickoU Hold to all pnrta in United Stato�� and
Canada via Great Northern and O. R. Be N
Co.'h linen,
Ocean HteaniHhfp ttckota  and  rates vl   a
linns will hef.inii-hnii on application.
For furthor parlicularti call on or addre��s
ROBERT IRVtNUl
Vtxnamr, Kaidn.B, O
Taokabury Agent. Nelson B.C!
Spokane  Fails Sl
NONE BETTER.
B0LID VE8TIBULED TRAINS.
PALAOB DINING AND OBSERVATION
OAfiS.-    ALS a la UARTE.
Northern R'v.
Nelson  Sl Fort
Sheppard R'v.
Red (Mountain R'v.
SPECIAL SERVICE
The Waverley Hotel
J. N. DAVIDSON, Prop.
Rates $1.00 to fl.50 per day. First
class Meals, 35c. Next door to Opera
House. P. O. Hox 310. Telephone 147.
Victoria at., Nelson.
Close connection East and Westbound at Spokane with trains of the
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway,
D rect connection at Ht. Paul without change of depot with all trains for
Chicago, Toronto. Montreal, New York
and all points West and Sou tli,
Leaves Spokane daily for East at 9:40 %'m
Leaves Spokane daily lor West at 7:20 a.m
Leaves Spokane daily lor West at 8:00 p m.
West-bound trains make direct connection for Victoria nnd Vancouver,
Portland, San Francisco, and all points-
on the Sound,
During the season of navigation Ivist
bound trains connect at Duluth with
the magnificent steamshi ps North-Wesl
and North-Land of theNorthern Steam
ship Oompany Line, operated in connection with the Qreat Northern Xio.il-
way.
For further information, aps, fold
ers, etc., apply to any agentof Spokane-
Falls Sc Northern Ky., Kaslo Sc Slocaii
Ry., Kootel ai Railway Sc Navigation
Or- , or to
H. BRANDT,
City Pass, and Tkt   Agt,  W 701  W,
Riverside Ave,, Knokane, Waqh.
Q. K. TAOKABURY, Local Agent,
Nelson.B 0
NELSON TO SPOKANE
For the comfort of the number ol
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 io hours to Seattle and 18
to Vancouver and Victoria.
Passengers booked direct through
to all European points.
DAY TRAIN
.. .Spokane	
.. .Rossland...
.Mountain	
...Nelson	
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. & T.A.
Spokane; Watt
8. K. TAOKABURY.
Aeont Nelion. R.
Leave
9:20 a.m..
18:26 p.m..
10:80 a.m..
��:<10a.m..
Arrive
i.7 :15 p.m.
.4:30 p.m
.5-59 p. m.
.(1.45 p. m.
JAre you ln want? If you are, te'
the people, through The Miner warn,
column, what you arc la want ol
You'll Ket it.
fi
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Nklson Daily Miner Tiiuksdw, January 30,  190*
Canada's
Best
Piano
in
Nelson's
Best
Husic
Store
areahowlng some
or
MASON fe
RISCH'S
UelobTitod Pianos,
andean *c'l them on
vary easy U-rrnsi.
Wo havo a flu* line
nf JBanjos, Unitary,
VioliiH, M.uis^olini
and nil other lustra-
niun In.
Mardoftl Koodn of .-ill
descriptlona
SI1.1I Mm.is-.
MORLEY & LAINQ
BUCOB88OK8T0
THOMSON  STATIONERY  CO,,  Ltd.
NELSON.  B. G.
Show Soo n for Mason Sc Uisch pianos
��� tMMMWWM vwv ww vww;
I THE G1TY
Mayor Noble Binns of Trail was in
the city ou Tuesday anil yesterday on
business.
S. Long was in the city Monday to
purchase tlie lumber for a hotel which
he is erecting at Creston.
One cf the leading wholesale firms
of the city receiver: thiee carloads ol
sugar direct from Austria yesterday,
At the record oflice yesterday a cor-
tiedbte of work was granted to L. A.
Campbell on The Iron Age mineral
claim.
Owing to the death of Ilrother J.
Roderick Uobertson tin.- Masons have
decided to postpone tlieir "At Home"
until the first week in April.
The non support case came up yesterday in the police court again when
both patties were present and formally gave notice of their having
settled their differences.
K. Smith appeared in the police
court yesterday morning to answer to
the charge of illicit liquor selling.
The case was remanded till Friday to
allow of the arrival of some
witnesses.
The contract for supplying the lumber for the new postollico building has
been let to Sawyard and Co. The
lumber will all be prepared at their
mill at the coast, as only coast lum-
1 ar is to be used.
The contract for the lumber for the
ca nps and preparatory work on the
bridge nt Kootenay crossing hns been
awarded to tlio Nelson Haw and Planing mills, and will probably be
shipped thi.1. week,
,1. K. Halter, who is employed at
the 0. 1'. It. freight sheds, met with
painful accident yesterday when a
large axle weighing 500 pounds
toppled over on his ankle, bruising
and cutting it badly.
Tho ladies who have charge of the
conversazione to be given in aid of the
Nelson librnry are making good progress wilh the preparations for that
event which will take place at the
l'hair hotel on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 11th. The worthy object
for which the function is given as
well as the enjoyable time which the
guests are assured, should bring out a
large attendance.
HANDY HUSBAND
Know How to Get Part of the Breakfast
Anyhow
" '1 know one dish I can prepare
for breakfast as well as any cook on
earth,' said mv husband one day when
the cook was ill anrl he had volunteered to help get breakfast. He ap
peered with his dish and I discovered
it was Grape-Nuts which of course,
was easy to prepare for it was perfectly cooked at the factory,but it was
a good illustration of (he convenience
of riaving (irape-Nuts about.
Wu just added a little cream and,
of course, hud a delicious hit   of food
We took up  Grape-Nuts Immediately
nft'-r returning (rum il the years'
sojourn in a hot country and our
stomachs were in bad oondition and
we were in bad health generally.
When wc llrst tried it I confess wo
thought there were other and better
things to cat anrl weie told we must
acquire a taste for this new food. Sure
enough, in a lay or t.vo we lilted
Grape-Nuts better than any other Jiind
of food on the table, We both gained
steadily iu health and strength, and
this was caused by (irape-Nuts and
Postum Fooii Coffee.
A friend of ours had a siiriilai experience. She was seriously ill with
Indigestion ami could fled nothing to
eat that would not give her heart
burn and palpitation, especially at
uii.> lit.
She found that a small dish of
Grape-Nuts with cieam rnario her a
f-ntisfa'toiy supper and gave her a
comfortable night's rest, In a shc.rt
time she has gained several pounds in
weight." The writer lives in 1'opeka,
Kan. Name given by 1'ostuiu Co.,
JUattlo Creek, Mich.
The long looked for fire bell, to replace the one which cracked six weeks
ago, arrived ycsteidaj.
The fancy diess carnival at the
skating rink, which was postponed
from a date in January, has been set
to take place on the evening of Tuesday next, Feb. 4th.
The Kootenay Wire Works report
that business in their line is very
good. Several large orders of mattresses were shipped this week to
Kossiand, while orders from East
Kootenay are also plentiiul,
C. A. Waterman and Co. yesterday
began the sale of tha furniture and
household effects of Mrs. E. Sims on
Stanley street, and had a large attendance of purchasers. The sale will he
continue today beginning at 2 o'clock.
Tha contractors for lhe post oflice
building, who are now in the east,
have writteD that they will return to
Nelson about Feb. 1.1 when they expect to resume work. There will
probably be some small alterations on
the plans of the building chiefly relating to the thickness of soaie of the interior wall*.
Why get your old suit cleaned when
you earr buy a new one from the
Wallace-MillJr Co. for tbe same
money, thut'll fit you better.
Hev. Dr. Whittington, superintendent ot missions within British
Columbia lor the Methodist church,
arrived In Nelson on Wednesday
morning and will spend two weeks
visiting the various missions of that
denomination in Kootenay. He will
leave for Trail and Kossiand today,
returning to preach in the Methodist
church here on Sunday.
Fjr some time the local hockey elub
has been trying to get a match with
Rossland but so far to no effect. All
the hockey enthusiasm seemB to have
departed from the Kossiand hockey
club and this winter they have not
ventured beyond Trail for a game.
The local club expects shorily to arrange a game with Grand Forks whe
are anxious to play Nelson and
Rossland.
There are a few fellows who never
drank a cream giu fizz ui a hot day
anil Have never examined the Wallace-
Milier Co.'s clothing and shoe stock.
You aro back numbers fellows.
J. A. McKercher, of Logan and Co.,
a sawmill firm of Elko, East Kootenay, who has been in Nelsou for the
past few days, leaves this morning
for Elko. Ho reports that theie are
about 1,��00 men employed in the construction of the Crow's Nest Southern
railway on this side of the line. The
steel will be laid to the boundary by
February loth. It is anticipated now
that thc tracklaving will be finished
from the boundary to the Crow's Nest
coal mines by the middle of ApiU.
A joint meeting of the public
school committee of the oity council
and the finance committee of tne
school board was held yesterday afternoon in the police station to consider
the estimate ol the school board for
the expenses for the current year.
Those present were Alderman Irving,
Drew andaSeanlan, and Trustees Hall
and Swannell. The report of the
meeting will be presented on Monday
evening to tne lity council.
On Monday last P. Debrock left
Nelson for the Silver King mine. He
had been sick but a short time before
and had been discharged from the
hospital with instruction not to try
his strength for some days. For Bome
re.son he decided to try to walk to
the mine and doing so, Insufficiently
clad sustained a number of severe
frostbites ou the way. Dr, Hall who
happened to be at tho mine was called
ta see him aud gave instruction to
have him taken hack to the hospital
for medical attention. He may lose a
couple of toes as a result of the fool
hardy trip but otherwise will prob
ably be all right in two weeks,
with tho more solemn theme of the
rest of the programme, which is an
exceedingly well ananged oue. There
has been a good sale of seats for this
event and tonight there should be a
bumper bouse.
Tho soloists, Mesdamc Melville
Parry and R. W. Hannington, and
Messrs. Kydd and (Irizelle are well
suited to the various selections in
their charge. One of the particularly
good numbers on the programme is the
dsiet by Mrs.Parry and Mrs. Hannington. Of the choius, it may be said
that it contains nearly nil of Nelson's
talented musical amateurs and it is in
first-class form for tbe rcrbr.nance.
YOUR   EYES
AT THE HOTBLB.
Hume���T. S. Stephens, Vancouver;
G. II, llarnhart, Ymir; Fred F.Kelly,
Sandon; Joe Graudinette, Spokane:
Henry Jacobs. Montreal; G. M. Lacy,
Mooseja v ; W.  Mel.end. Winnipeg.
l'hair ���II. D. Curtis, Slocan; J. A,
Wright, Montreal; M S. Hell, R, E.
Hcattie, Cranbrook; A. J. Jensen nnd
wife, Spokane; II. It. Franklin, Sandon; T. C Oumstock and wife,
Quebec| I'. Welch, Spokane; Frank
Stars, Grand Forks; Grant. Hall,
Revelstoke: F. W. Foslev, Vernon;
E. J. Hoiwell, Trail.
A TREAT TONIGHT.
High Class Production of Rest Oratorio
and Sacred Music,
At the Opera Honse tonight one of
the most important musical affairs
that have taken place in the city will
be held. All the oratorio seleotlonn
that ate to be given are of tho highest
class of music and are such as all will
enjoy, The Hallelujah chorus as given
with a strong chorus and orchestral
accompaniment contains some of the
most mngiiiticcnt musical effects that
are known.
At the general rehearsal given last
evening tlie whole programme was
gono *hrough, and tonight the general public will have the opportunity
f enjoying a genuine musical treat.
Tbe lighter music from the Cavaleria
Itusticaua affords a pleasant  contrast
As unclothed as a bare idea is about
how lots of little men look these cold
days, $2.50 would buy the boy a reefer
and mitts at Tlie Wallace Miller Co.'s
store.
CURLING NOTEl
Place
'l Why Man You Can't See!
and what are you  waiting;
for ?    It is a  matter  that
should receive your prompt
attention.    Consult
Patenaude Bros.
OPTICIANS.
It won't cost anything to   find   out.
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Ebony \
Ebony and Silver
Solid Silver
Manicure Sets.  Toilet   Sets.
* Jewel Hox.Sewing Sets will
O be used daily by    you,   they
wilF.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.
Judge Form Takes A. Carrie
ou Winnipeg Itir k.
A large and well attended meetings
of the Nelson Curling elub was held
last evening, and Judge Forin was
selected instead of A ''arrie to go to
Winnipeg with the Nelson rink. Mr.
Carrie found that it would bo impossible for him to make the trip to Winnipeg.
Three games In the consolation
series were played with the following
results :
Cholditch, J. F. Weir. O'Erien,
Macdonald, skip, 10; Dover, H. F.
McLeod. Taylor, Turner, skip, 0.
J. O'Shea, Wright, Smythe, Walley,
siap, 13; Goepel, Neelans, Rradley,
Tamblyn, skip,  5.
Deacon, Wright, Kirkpatrick, Richardson, skip, 12; Cholditch, Miller,
C. J. Wilson, Fletcher, skip, 8,
There aro still three games in thc
Consolation series and two in tbe
Runyan cup series to be played.
Fallowing is the result of a scratch
game:
L. Drown, C. J. Wll'OO, Cameron,
Turner, skip, 8; Netlands, Taylor, J.
R. Wilson, J. F. Weir, skip, 12.
SONS OF ENGLAND.
Installation of Officers Followed Hy
an Enjoyable Slipper.
Last evening the installation of the
officers for the ensuing year of Nelson's Queen lodge of the Sons of
England was hell in Fraternity hall.
At the meeting Kev. U. G. F. Clinton,
Supervising Dlstiict Deputy for llritish Columbia, was present as were
also the Rev. F. II. Giaham ana
several other visitors. Tbe following
officers were installed : W. Maguire,
W. P. P; J. M. Lay, W P.; E. C.
Soteliffc, Vice P.; A. W. Blaney,
chaplain; E. McLeod, secretary; 8.
H. Kelly, treasurer.
Committee���R. J. Hawthorne, O.
Newling, A. It. Sherwood; inner
guard, 0. Hillyer; outer guard, B. F.
Clark; trustees,  T. Morley, E. Crease.
After the formal business of the
evening was concluded the members
adjourned to the Waverley hotel,
where a most appetizing supper had
been spread, which was done ample
justice to by the members assembled.
A lengthy toast list had been prepared
and eloquent responses were given by
the members of the lodge.
Rev. H. G. Clinton in responding to
the toast of thc Grand Lodge gave an
interesting account ot the work of the
order, and the great progress that had
oeen made in recent years. Cha s.
Hillyer.in respone to the toast "Sister
Societies," made a feeling allusion to
the loss that had been sustained by
the St. Andrew's society in the death
of Mr, J. Roderick Robertson,
Songs were sung by Kev. F. II.
Graham, P. Criddle, O. Newling, F.
Hawthorne aud C. B. Winter, all of
whom were warmly applauded.
TROLLEY CAR ACCIDENT.
Pittsburg,   Jan.   29.���A   report has
reached the eity that four people were
killed and 15 or 20 injured in a trolley-
car wreck at Wilmeiding tonight.
Certificates of Improvements
NOTICE.
Golden Crown, Golden Eagle. Golden Cap. Union Jack, Creston, American Flag. Amerioan Flag Pr,, Union
Jack Fr., dray. X-Kay, X-Kay Fr.,
Maple Leaf, Keepsake, Rhodesia,
Hniiw Cap, Ln Grande, Cracker Jack,
Cracker Jack Fr., Cynic, Cynic Fr.,
Cymric, Dakota, Idaho, Atlantic, Pacific, Old Glory, Morning Glory, Rattler, Rambler, Agr.es, Emperor, Emerald, Emerald Fr,, Czar, Czar Fr,, Canada, Toronto, Montreal, Montreal Fr.,
Scotland. Scotland Fr., Osborne, Ores
ton Fr Mineral Claims situated in the
Goat River Mining Division of West
Kootenay District
Where located���Between Goat River
and Arrow Greek,
Take Notice that I, A. R. Hevhind.
acting as ngent for T. U. Shauahnessy,
F. M. C. B88701, E. B. Osier, F. M. 0.
B88708, It. B. Angus, F. M. C. BHS7U2
0, P. Hill, F. M. O. B.i8i.sSS, intend,
sixty days fiom the dnte hereof lo
npply to the Mining Recorder for cor-
tinbates of improvements for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grams of the
above claims.
And further tnke notice that action,
under section 117, must he commenced
before the issuance of such certificates of
improvements,
Dated tbis 10th day of December,
11WL A. 11. HEYLAND
_ Luxuriant
MH
of Hair,
the chiet adjunct
ol beauty, Is now
placed within the
reach of every one   -
by  means of Ncwbro's Herpiclac, ���
new scientific  discovery   that cflcc-
tually destrovs the microbes responsl-
bk- for all scalp diseases.
It not only makes dandrufl and lall-
Ing bulr tilings of the past, but Invigorates tlie hair roots, causing a sort,
thick growth to supplant the old tmn
and brittle one. Here Is what one
happy woman Bays:���
PiiiLipsBi-iio, Mont., Uov. 26, '09.
MylirdrwaacisniliiK ol,t very rai'id'ys'uia
ln pW'B wars entirely lutlil; and calllns on
���ur physician im strcmnly reooBin��aaod
Ileniiddi-touie.nnd niter three or lour nn-
nllciitloiiB mj hair stopped falling, and Is
raining In again finite thick. I us��� to ho
troubled with iliuidriuT, of which 1 nni cured,
bo you flee 1 huve cause to nrulufi Newuro b
Herpicide. Hub. Mabv Cbkoovicu.
For Sale at all First-ClaM Drag Stores.
83
UOBELL'S SUCCESSOR.
Quebec, Jan.   20.��� William   Power,
Liberal, was elected to the   House  of
Commons today hy   a:clamation,   replacing Dobell.
RICE AND UROAI1 TO FICiHT.
New London, Conn., Jan. 20.���Austin Eice and Kid Broad have been
matched to box 20 rounds before the
West End club of St.Louis, on February 10th. The weight agreed upon
is 120 pounds.
OLF1 .SOLDIER'S 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 llr. King's New Life
BHIb, which worked wonders for their
healb." They always do. Try them.
Only 2fic at Canada Drug nnd lkok Co.
PLASTER DAYS OP THE PAST.
Previous to the introduction of Griffith?'
Menthol Liniment, belladonna Menthol and
porous plasters wore extensively usorl, Kor
pains in any part of tlie holy Grifilllis Menthol
Liniment is superior to plasters of any kind. II.
Immediately penetrates to tho painful parts,
relieving; in a few minutes.   Price 25 cents.
For sale by J. H. Vanslone, Nel-ion. 11. Cl
AUCTION SALE
Household Furniture
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.
AT 2 P. M. SHARP
29
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 the 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,
SKATING    RINK
OPEN
Afternoon 3 to
Hvenin"- 8 to
5-30
10.00
Linger..
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles.
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish.
Ooast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber.
Mill at PILOT BAY. Tarda, NELSON
anilLARliO.
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON.
J. A. SAYWARD.
GALT COAL
For domestic or steam use.
A  full   supply always  on
hand.
Rates to   all  railway  and
lake points
W. P. TIERNEY,
General Agent,
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors   wes;
C.P.R. offices.
LODGE MEETINQg.
A
NKLSON LODGK    No. 23, A. F. Sc
M. meeta Keoond Weduooday ln
month,   Visiting brethorn weloome
r<*j$$f_jfe_   I�� O. O.  F.     Kootonay Lodge
~W_____-_Wr ^a I'ti meets ovory Monday night,
^SBm^ at   their  HaU,  Kootenny street
Sojourning Odd FoIIowh oordlally invited.
John A. Mcltac, N.G.   1). VV. Ruthorford, V.G
Fred J. Squire, Por. Soc.
Nelson Royal Arch Chapter No. 123, G. R. C,
Meets third Wednesday. .Sojourning compan
ions  invited.    Georgo Johnstone, z.    1. J.
Sims,   s. _���_.
xCSIX       NELSON L.ODGK  No.25, K. of P.
AO^\moolH in K. of P. haU, Oddfellows block
__'J^i-fcvoryTuesday ��voning at 8 o'clook.
J All visiting knights cordially Invite
Wm. Irvine, C.C.
Hugh Stkvkns. K. of R. and 8.
Nelson Enca pment No. 7. Meots every 2nd
and llii Friday of oach month, in Odd Fellows
Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay strootB,
Nelson. A. H. Clements, C. P.; 1). MoArthiu
R. S.   Visiting brothers always welnnmfl,
NKLSON  L. O. L. No.
 jy I- .
of each month at 8 o'clock,
cordially   invited.
A, Minty, R, 8,
meets in Fraternity Hall on first and third Friday eveningB
" _,;lock.   Visiting member
W. W. Bradley, W. K.
NKLSON AKRIK No. 22, F. O. E.. meet*
every second and fourth Wednesdays of eaeli
m onth. Visiting members cordially Invlb
Charles Prosser, Hwiretary.
Kootenay Tent No. 7, K. O. T. M��� hold their
regular meetings in Fraternity Hall, I. O. O. F
block, on thu 1st and 3rd Thursdays of eacfc
n.onth. Visiting brethren cordially invited tc
attend. G. A. Brown, R. K.; A. P. Purdy, Com.-
R. J .Stool, D. 8. C.
NKLSON'S QUEEN NO. 24'
SONS OF KNGLAND, meet.
1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings oj
eaoh month at Fiaterniiy hall
corner of Baker aud Kootenai
streets. ViHitiug brothern cordial 1) invited.
Edward Maci-eod. Sooretarv,
COURT KOOTENAY, I. O. F., No. 313a.
Meetings 4th Thursday cf month. Fratorua
hall, J A Irving C, R.   P. R. Fleming. R.8V
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
YARDS   AT   NKLSON' AND ROSSLAND
MILL AT PORTO RICO SIDING,
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always lo
Stock.
We carry a oomploto stock of Coast Flooring
Coiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and
Doors. Special order work will receive prompt
uLtotitloii'   Mail orders solicited,
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
LVUTBD.
Head Offloo���Hendrrx nnd Vernon Ht., Nelnon
Clocks
This month  wo art*  giving
special value in clocks, oml
tire variety of design ami
qujllty of the works will
meet your wishes,
Watch  Repairing a Specialty
J. J. WAtKER
THE JEWELER j
Cor. Baker & Stanley Sts., Nelson J
UOK>��0*0*0*0*0*0*0*0040+?
Y. O. QKEKN Y. S. OLBMKNTri
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
Surveyor*.
Cor. Kootenay & Victoria sts. Nelson
P. O. Box 146 Telephone 2
Corporation of the City
Nelson
NOTICE
of
Notice is hereby given that under
the provision of Hy-law No. BO,
"Pound and Dog 'J'ax By-law" it is
unlawful for any person to suffer any
horse, mnle, bull or cow, i-heep, goat,
pig or other cattle, or poultry to run
at large within the limits ol the City
of Nelson.
Every owier of a dog in tho City
of Nelsjn is required to pay annually
a tax ol two dollars fur each dog
owned by him.
No person shall suffer or permit his
dog to run at large in tho City uf Nelson for which ssich person has not
paid the tux required of him and
unless such dog shall have arouud his
neck a collar or strap to which shall
be attached a metallic plate to be supplied by the City on payment of ihe
said tax, the said metallic plate having raiieo. or stamped thereon tbe
letter C. T. P. (City Tax Paid).
Warning is hereby given that any
person guilty of an infraction or violation of any of the provisions of the
above named By-law is in addition
to the foes and oharges set forth
tnerein, liable upon summary conviction to a penalty of One Hunum! Dollars and the costs of prot-eoution, aud
in default of paynitnt to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two
months.    By Order
J.  IC. STUACHAN.
City Clerk.
Nelson, B. C, January 23rd, 11102.
CHEAP    FUEL
Reduction in the Price of
Coke.
Coke at Gas Works per  ton $11.50
Coke delivered, per ton  7.(>0
Carth uiuftt accumpai v nil  ordern or   ue
dollar per (on e\lra vt 111 be Charged.
NELSON
COKE  &
Limited.
GAS  CO..
West Transfer Co.
N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER.
Goal
AND
Best
Wood
A)
Fir and  Tamarac
ways on hand.
All Kinds of Teaming and
Commission Work-
Office on  Bak��r Street Tel
Admission 25c.
Fancy Dress Carnival
Tuesday, Feb. 4th-
SILVER KING MIKE
Will pay tho highest oash price for all
kinds of seoond hand goods. Will bny
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Pnrnitnre, stoves, oatperts
cooking utenBils, bought In household
quantities. Also oast off elothina
Oall and see me or write. Address
Bilver King Mike, Box 300. Hall,.,,,,
Street, Nelaon. B. 0. �������*���
Certificates oi Improvements
NOTICE.
Homestake and Hallaes Mineral
Ohiirns, situate in the Nelson Mining
Division of West Kootenny Distriot.
Where looated : On the west Bide of
the Morth Fork of Salmon river, near
Ornigtown
Take notice that I, J. D. Andprson
P. L. 8.. of Trail, 13. 0., agent for The
Copper Farm Gold Mining and Devel"
opment Company, Limited, Non-
Personal Liability, Free Miner's
Certificate No. B50708, intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Keoorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the
above claim.
And Tiirther tnke notico that aotion,
under section 37, must he comnienoed
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements,
Dated this loth dny of November A.D
1901; .1. D. ANDEUSON.
You should'nt  send out of town for
cards   for yourself   or   your   husband
until you see what The Miner can dc>
you.

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