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���   Newspaper in the Koo-1
tenays.    Established _
|    eleven years ago... $
A Miner want ad. will
make it known to all
I    Nelson and Kootenay.
Daily Edition No 947
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Tuesday,  January 29, 1901.
Eleventh  Year
111'Sects and Societies Will Do Honor to
Queen Victoria's Memory-Sunday's
Tributes from the Pulpits
of Nelson.
Further steps were taken yesterday
��� to complete the arrangements for the
. eivic observance of the late Queen's
funeral on February 3. The general
committee appointed on Sunday convened at tho fireball and before the
meeting concluded a programme for
tbe day was drafted.
I Secretary Bhaw reported that notices as follows had been sent to the
mine owners of the Nelson section*.
- 'Dear Sir:���At a largely attended
meeting of the citizens of Nelson,
held in Fraternity Ball on Sunday,
' the 37th, the following resolution was
unanimously adopted:
"Resolved, that bis worship the
! mayor request the mine managers of
the surrounding districts to close the
mines under their control on Saturday, the Snd February, so an to enable
the miners to take part in the memorial services to be held at Nelson on
-the above date.
"Your oo-operation in- carrying out
the object of the above resolution is
respectfully requested.
"S. P. SHAW, Seoretary."
In response to this It was expected
that a very large contingent of miners would join the procession.
The parade will be formed to march
at 11:30 a.m. punctually. Dr. Quln-
lsn was appointed marshall anil authorised to .secure assistants as re-
quired. A sub-committee oonsisting
of Dr. Quintan, Lieut. Beer, and J.
- J, Molone was named to arrange: the
.order of the procession  and tbe route.
A resolution was passed asking all
fraternities to turn out in regalia.
For eitlsaus generally it is proposed
. to bare an appropriate rosette or
badge and the matter of ordering
these and aelecting a design, etc,was
left to the mayor and Fred  Irvine.
At the recreation grounds it is proposed to erect a   platform from which
��� the service will be conducted. The
members of the ohnicb choirs will be
requested to congregate at one point
to assure good singing, and, with the
mayor presiding, the Initial draft of
���tha service Is:
Bymn���"Bock of Ages," announced by Rev, J. Built Morgan, .pastor
Baptist ohnroh.
���Five minute prayer by Rev, 'Father
Ferland, rector church of Mary Immaculate.
i Burial service of the churoh of Eng-.
���land, by Rev. H. B. Akchurst, rector.
St. Saviour's .church.
Hymn���"Days and Moments Quickly Flying," announced by Bev. Dr.
Wright, .pastor St.. Paul's Presbyterian churoh.
Five minute prayer by Rev. J. 11.
White, pastor Methodist church.
���Hymn���"Nearer My Ood to Thee,"
announced by Bev. 'William Munroe,
paator Congregational church.
'National aiitliom��� "Ood Save the
King,"-announced ly Adjutant (1111
of the Salvation Army.
The members of the committee pres-
��*nt yesterday were 'Mayor Fletcher,
Secretary Shaw, Fred Starkey, Fred
Irvine, C. HWyer, Chief Thompson,
���B.-W.- Rutherford, R. G. Bradley,
O. S. Beer, Dr. Qulnlan anil 0. J.
i GJayton.
'Another meeting takes place today
vwhen sub-oommlttoes will report and
������any v.naeessary amendments to the'
��� progsaunne put through.
'The lodge of Nelson's Queen, Sons
Of England, has . already taken aotlon
,In the direction, of scouring a turnout
on - Saturday nest, notices having
been distributed to all the -members.
Immediately on receipt of the  news
of the Queen's death,   it   will   be  re-
imemboreil that'l'.   Morley,    '/���resident
..of the lodge sent tbo folio ,vl��g message to government house, Ottawa:
"We, the Sons of England, lodge of
/���Nelson's Queen,  desire to express our
���deep.sympathy and   condolence   with
the  Prince and    Princess of Wales
��� aad members of tho Royal family, on
th��*sad bereavement which they and
the empire have sustained   in the loss
Queen,   (Sgd.)   T.
of    our beloved
-Morley, president,
Yesterday replleB were .received as
!'Ottawa,   Jan. 23.
"T. Morley, Nelson, B. C.:
"I am, directed by his excellency to
acknowledge tbe receipt of your loyal
and sympathetic message, on behalf
of the Sons of England of Nelson and
to inform you that lt.will.be.duly forwarded.. (Sgd.) Captain Graham,
Gov. -Generar* secretary.''
"Ottawa, Jan. 20.
"T. -Morley, president   Lodge of  Nelson's Queen, Sons of England:
"I am directed by tho Gov. General'!
to inform you that his excellency has
been commanded, by -Bis   Majesty the
King, to -express -to you and   to   tho
members of your lodge, His Majesty's
heartfelt thanks for your  kind  message   of  sympathy     (Sgd.)   Captain
Graham, Gov.-General's secretary.-"
The members of No. 2 company, Oth
regiment:.Booky Mountain . Rangers
will parade at the armory Thursday
and Friday evening. iof tbis week.at 8
p. m. sharp for tbe purpose of drill in
connection with the memorial parade
of Her .Majesty the late Queen, No
uniform will be worn at these, parades.
No excuse other than sickness or
absence from the city will be accepted for. the absence of any man from
the parades.
At last ni'iht's session of the city
council the mayor was authorized to
ereot a platform on the recreation
grounds for Saturday's service. It
was moved by Aldermen Irving, and
Glllett, and unanimously resolved,
that the council attend the service in
a body,, and that the city hall be appropriately draped. The oity fathers
are to assemble at the office on Sutui-
day morning at 11:30 o'clock. J
It has been suggested, and'tho suggestion will, probably: bo acted upon,
that a subscription be taken up, next
Saturday on tho occasion of the! memorial parade, the proceeds of winch
will be devoted to the establishment
and endowment of a Victoria bed In
the Kootenay Lake General 'Hospital.
It is thought that, sufficient funds
for the purpose could easily' be raised
on the. occasion, and that it might be
the..beginning of. a Victoria .ward
later on.
There were several eloquent, panegyrics on our - deceased monarch
preached In Nelson churches Sunday.
In accordance wiih a circular letter
from the bishop to. the clergy,Of the
dioceses of.New Westminster audi Kootenay, ..special, psalms, , lessons and
hymns were used at both services in
St. Saviours.', church, on Sunday. The
church had been suitably draped in
purple and black which together, with
tbe appropriate changes In.the regular order of tho services, and the
orowded congregations made., a most
solemn snd Impressive effect. . At
both services the Rev. II.. S. Akuhurst
referred to the solemn event , uppermost in the thoughts of all anil at the
close tbo .organist played.the DtadJ
March. The necessary alterations in
the.state prayers having been formally
authorized by the bishop of,.the dlo-
oeae, tbo prayers, of,the congregation
were offered In behalf of His' Majesty
King Edward VII. ..our, Gracious
Queen Alexandria, the i Duke and
Duchess of. Cornwall and' York,, and
all tha royal family. At tho morning
service takung for his text St Matt.
XXV. 34, tbe rector said at the close
of his sermon: j
"Today my.brethern, our 'thoughts
must naturally, dwell upon the memory of her fou. whom on Sunday last
wo were offering up to God our Mr-
nest prayers, trusting that Jo II la in-,
finite. w,lsdouii the life iof our. beloved
Queen Victoria might be .spared to us,
It has, however, pleased Him to take
ber to Himself and dear as she had
become to us and all, her people , we
cannot but feel that her end was such
as she would herself have desired���removed from earth almost in the .midst
of active work���up to within- a few
days of the end able to perform the
duties of her queenly office. Great
Britain today, the whole of our empire, indeed we may justly say the
���whole world, mourn the loss of the
best of rulers,- the best of women,
the best of mothers, the best of
friends. ,
"On Saturday next, in common
with the rest of the empire, it will be
our solemn and blessed privilege and
duty to stand as it were on the brink
of an openjgrave to mingle, our tears
of sorrow with those of onr.King, and
royal family to whom U��r Majesty's
death must have been the keenest of
blows and to whom the heartfelt, sympathy of a loyal nation is lovingly
"On that solemn occasion we shall
recall more fully the noble life tbat
has just passed away.with its sorrows
and joys, its lesson and hopes.- Today
we would simply give expression to
the sorrow that is ours, and thank
God for a great and shining example
of what the life of a Christian sovereign may and should be���the example
of one who living for over sixty years
in the fierce glare of light that beats
upon every throne has shown that it
is possible to unite wisdom and greatness, power and tiches and all tbe
pomp and majesty, of an earthly court
with the graces and virtues of a God
fearing, God serving woman���an example that will long be remembered
by a grateful and loving people, and
one that we believe has not'been lost'
upon him who now fllla her place and
for whom we shall ever pray.
"It perhaps Is not too much to say
that throughout the empire she loved
and served so well, among high and
low, rich aud poor, learned and unlearned, the memory of Queen Vic-
| toria's reign will ever remain] asone
Of the nations most priceless possessions."
and the Long
the castle.
Walk   before   entering
Route Fixed for the Royal
Funeral Procession In
Period of Public Mourning Has
Been Curtailed���Details
of the Pageant.
C.P.R. High Freight Rates and
Lack of Market the
The St. ' Eugone concentrator was
closed down this week, says the Moyie
Leader, and 160 men out of the i 870
employed, at the mine were laid. off.
Manager Cronin, who returned from
California a few days ago, when seen
yesterday said that the shutdown
would be for an indefinite time. The
company has finished its conttuct and
has not signed any renewals. The
shutdown is due to several causes,
amongst, which is the difficulty of the
American smelters In obtaining dty
ores for fluxing, purposes i and the excessive freight charges over the Canadian Pacific railway. . This renders
it impossible for the American smelters to treat the Canadian silver-lead
ores at a profit, therefore they refuse
to renew their oontracts with the
mines on this side of the line. As tho
smelters in British Columbia are unable to handle the ores of the district,
the silver-lead, mine owners find themselves with out a market for their product.
It Is expeoted that tbe Dominion
government will take some action at
Ottawa this winter to have the freight
rates on the 0. P, R. reduced. Here
Is an Illustration of. their treatment
towards the. mine owners. The C. P.
R. charges 88 per ton on oro between
Moyi�� aud CroBtoii, a distance Of fill
miles,-while the Great Northern hauls
the same ore between Cruston and
Great Falls, Mont., a . distance of 200
miles for 83, per ton.
Mr. Cronin estimates that the returns on ore now Is (12 per ton less
than It was. a year, and ��� a ���- half, ago.
Ho ustlinatcB Bi) per ton on freight, $4
per ton on labor (oauscd by the difference between the eight and tea hour
shifts) and 82 per ton in the fall In
the price of lead. .To.the present output of the St. Eugene mine this menus
a difference ot 81,200 per day or 830,-
000, per month.
Berlin, Jan. 2U.��� Tho announcement
of the appointment .of Emperor William as n Held marshal! In the Brttlsh
trmy has been received by the press
with comparatively' little comment.
Notwithstanding   the   Kaiser's   wish
that the anniversary of bis birthday
should not ho.observed, many celebrations occurred yesterday. in . different
parts of Ueiinany.
| London,. Jan. 28.���It was.officially
announced late this afternoon that
King Edward had ordered Saturday
to be observed as a day of general
mourning. All the banks will, be
dosed , aud business suspended. | The
arrangements for the funeral have
been only partially determined. .Almost everything thus tar is provisional and subject to the approval of the
King who will-come to London tomorrow to look over what has been
proposed and to, give his decision.
By order of the King, the office of
public works directs that all draperies
displayed by citizens shall be of purple. The procesSlbn from St.George's
chapel royal, at Windsor, to Frog-
more has been abandoned and the
coffin will remain in the chapel .until
the dav of interment whloh will probably be Monday.  ��� .
Emperor William has commanded
Count von Wedel, master of horse, to
bring six of his majesty's charters
from Berlin, and tbe Kaiser, the
crown prince and the other Germans
In official attendance ut the funeral
will ride in the procession. Hie gun
carriages to be used at Cowes and
Windsor and In Loudon will be painted the color of khaki and fitted with
rubber tires.
. King Edward has commanded Mr.
A. Forestier, the Well known artist
ot .Black and. White, to draw the lying in state for him. The King and
Queen, with the Kaiser, will attend
the memorial sevrice in St.: George's
chapel, Windsor, on Sunday.
A supplement of the official gazette
this afternoon announces., that it is
not desirable that the public wear
deep . mourning after March 0, but
that half mourning. should be , worn
until April 17. There has been a
strong ou tor v from manufacturers and
merchants at a prolonged: period of
mourning. The dealers regarded tht
first edict with dismay, and wide*
spread injury to the ooloned goods
trade, In many cases actual ruin, was,
anticipated. Following the precedent of 17(IH when the merchants petitioned George III. to ourtail the, period of mourning, trade circles in the
United Kingdom had . already started
a petition to King.Edward . VJI. beg-'
ging bim to limit tbe period of national mourning. On previous - ���occasions.the.King, as Friuoo Of Wales,
used.his influence, in this direction
and now, as King, he has assorted his
well known opposition to the obaerv
ancu of long periods of official mourn
-Practically all business will be
suspended on Saturday. The stores
will not open, except j in . the .poorer
quarters. The route of tho .funeral
procession will be Identical with that
followed by Field Marshall Earlj Roberts on his.return from South Africa,
with the exception ; that it will be reversed and will be draped with black
throughout. The gun carriage bear-
lug tbe coffin .will be drawn, by the
six cream colored' Flemish horse* used
by the late Queen , at the time of the
celebration of tbe Diamond Jubilee
and the same harness will .be used,
hut it will ,be covered with crape.
The outermost casket will be sent
to Osborne tonight. The silver and
brass Inscription, plates,bear In old
English letters the names , and titles
of Her Majesty,
London, Jan. 20.���In order to give
Londoners a full opportunity to witness the funeral procession, It has
been decided to.extend the route,
which Is now fixed.to pass ; Buckingham l'alnaii, through St. James Park
and psst'St. James Palsco to Picon-
dilly, then along . Piccadilly to Hyde
Park, through Hyde Park, emerging
at the Marble arch, then along Edge-
ware road to - Paddington , station.
This Is double the length of the route
originally Intended and will occupy
fully two hours. -For similar, reasons
the route at Windsor has been extended to include High  stredt, Park street
Cowes, Isle of Wight, Jan. 28.���The
funeral procession will leave Osborne
house on Friday at 2 p. m. The route
to the pier will be lined with troops
and the Royal personages will follow
the coffin on foot. An order issued by
Sir Charles Fiederick Hotham shows
that thirty-eight British vessels will
take part in the naval  display.
Pretoria, Jan. 28.���In the presence
of Lord Kitchener and his staff at
noon the Gov.'General, Sir Alfred
Milner, proclaimed Edward VII. to be
King of the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland, defender of the
faith, Emperor of India, and supreme
lord of and over the Transvaal.
Ottawa, Jan. 28.���Militia general
orders issued tonight provide for a salute of 101 guns to be fired at all saluting stations at 11 :,l() a. m. on Saturday. Another militia order provides that the period of mourning will
expire on July 24. The mourning to
be worn by officers of the Canadian
militia in memory of the late Queen
will be .a piece of black ciope 3X
Inches, wide round the-left arm.
Toronto, Jan. 28.���Premier Ross
proposes that the memorial to the
Queen take tbe shape of a museum
where the beat products of the arts
and industries that could be secured
from the. old world would be exhibited. Five hundred thousand dollars
Is estimated as the cost.
Stockholm,   Jan.   29.���The    crown
prince, of   Sweden   and Norway   has
started for London, to attend the
eral of Queen Victoria.
Another Debenture Issue and a Paid Fire
Department Among the Important
Plans of the Council for
the New Year.
Applications are Now Being
Received by Lieutenant
Reorulting at Nelson for the South
African Constabulary commenced yesterday, Lieutenant Rear having, at last
received ��� the enlistment forms from
district headquarters. Mr/ Beer, is located at Thurroan's tobacco-store and
information regarding ,the service
can bo obtained there. * Tho. .enlistment forms filled out yesterday were
comparatively few in number but it
is safe - to predict that during the
next few days a number of volunteers
will present themselves.
The conditions of service In the
constabulary are quite as favorable as
was anticipated. No particular
standard of weight and height Is laid
down, the authorities apparently de-
siring likely young fellows who could
be trained to their duties on the
ground. The applications for enlistment arc to be made in the applicants' awn handwriting and as questions are asked as to the applicants'
knowledge Of languages it is evident
tbat the educational standard Is.to be
much higher than Is usually the osso
I In ordinary military life. Prefei-
ence Is given to cnndldates who have
seen previous service, those who have
already served In Africa having tho
first choice.
Captain Fall of Strathcona's Horse
Is reorulting officer in Canada for tbe
new corps and the applications tor enlistment arc tq go into his hands. Later this officer notifies tbe, most promising candidates to incit him for the
purpose of being finally accepted and
attested. From the date of acceptance
to date of. arrival In Afr'ca the pay
will bo 24 cents a day with expenses.
On arriving In Africa the scale of
pay Is very much more liberal than
In any other branch of military service, being ss follows l
Superintendent Warrant Offiocr,|3.0.*i
per day.
Sergeant (Staff Sergeant), 8~.4:i per
Sergeant, 82.111.
Second class Sergeant, 81.04.
Corporal, 81.82.
First olass trooper, 81.70. Jp
Second class trooper, 81.40.
Third elf ss trooper, 81.21.
The Canadians aro to be taken on as
third   clans   troopers.    Starting   from I
this position they arc   eligible to promotion   throng'1   the  various grades
into the commissioned   ranks. 1
A 8100,000 debenture issue, a paid
fire department, an isolation hospital,
and a new office for the city lighting
system were among the matters-decided, upon by the city fathers in a two-
hour session last nigh*. These questions have been under consideration
by the committees and when they
came up the council agreed -tbat the
time wai ripe for. action. Other points
of more than ordinary interest, came
up at the meeting.
Tbe finance committee's report contained clauses as follows:
Your committee recommend tbat the
necessary steps be taken for tbe collection of all outstanding accounts due
to tbe city.
That an accountant and collector
be appointed at a salary of sno per
That the salary of W. E. Waason,
city treasurer, be increased to 8100
pur month.
Having considered the estimates of
the probable revenue and expenditure for the current year, we recommend that 8100,000 be raised.by 1 tbe
issue of debentures .bearing interest
at r> per .cent, redeemable in 20 years
and that by law No.'s 68. 60, 70,' 71,
and 72, which authorized the issue
cf debentures to the . amount of 876,-
000 but which debentures have ! not
been sold, be repealed and the debentures cancelled.
We recommend that the collection
of scavenger rates be placed in the
hands of the foreman of the health department.
The report was .considered by
clauses and adopted.
Tbe public works committee's report contained the following recommendations:
That the oity engineer, take steps
to clear the sewer outlets and that
200 feet of rivetted steel pipe he,purchased for an extension to the eastern
outlet; that when the city weigh scale
is moved its new location bo at the
northwest corner of Ward and Vernon
streets; that a temporary catch basin
be placed at the corner of 'Josephine
street nnd the lane in block 331 thai
J. A. Sherling'B-application foi water
connections to block 34 be granted;
that two copies of Goad'B map ot Nelson be purchased for the use of the
Oity engineer's Office; that the macadamizing of llaker street in front of
the K.-W.-O. block be completed and
that a crossing be put in at onee.
The report was adopted .with the
exception ol I the clause relating to
the weigh scales, whloh-was referred
back to the committee on the recommendation of Alderman Hamilton
who believes a more suitable location
can be secured than tbo one set down
in tho report.
The report of the new committee on
fire, water and light was brief but
covered a lot of ground. Their reoom-
mendation were as follows: That a
competent, practical electriolan bese-
curcd as superintendent of the electric
light department and that James Mo-
Phec be appointed to the position;
that the council engage a paidlliade
partment and install an . efficient Are
alarm system as soon as practicable;
that meters - be placed In buildings
where watermotors, beer pomps and
other large consumers of water arc
situated ; that the regulator valve be
moved from the corner of Mill and
Hcndryx to Cedar and Caibonate
stiects so that persons residing above
the present location can seoure mifllel'
ent pressure. The fire brigade cleust
was referred back to the comaiittei
at the coalmen's request and that
of water meters went to the oity engineer for consldoiation. The balance of the report was carried. Later
resolution was carried making
James McPhec's .salary slUII per
'Jin. resolutions passed at the board
oi health, -meeting on Wednesday last
were read to the council. It was re
solved that the mayor should be,, authorized to apply to the government
for a site for the   proposed   building.
In regard to the bringing of corpses
into the city the following was introduced as Bylaw No hi; and twice read.
Alderman Hamilton occupying tbe
ohair in committee of the whole:
A bylaw to amend the health bylaw,
Whereas-it is deemed expedient for
the preservation of the public health,
and for providing against the spread
of contagious or infectious diseases,
or disease of a malignant character
in the city of Nelson that some restriction should be placed on the conveying, bringing or carrying by any
.means,,of corpses into tbe city of Nelaon.
Therefore, the municipal council of
the corporation of the City of Nelson
in council assembled .enacts as follows'.
1. Section 10 of bylaw . 75 of the
bylaws of the City of Nelson being
"Health bylaw, lOOO" is hereby
amended, by, adding at the end thereof
.the following words: ' 'And no per-
[son or corporation shall, without the
consent of the medical health officer
for .the time being, of the City of Nelson, bring, carry or convey any corpse
into the City of Nelson unless,such
corpse is accompanied by a certificate
from a duly qualified medical prac-
tlctioner, health officer or coroner,
showing that the death of the person
whose corpse is being so brought, carried or conveyed, was not oauaed by
any contagious, infectious or malignant disease, wbich certificate shall
be filed with the medical health officer, for the time being, of the City of
Nelson and shall form a part of tbe
records of his nffioe.
An application was made from the
Electric Dispatch and 'Messenger company for an agreement as to the use
of the city's poles. The matter was
left open for a week.
* The appointment ofW. J. Thompson as sanitary inspector wus rescinded and Thomas Symes appointed to
the vacancy. ' This was done to expedite the handling of the sanitary department's business.
Tbe council decided that nothing
could be done for S, ' T. Jones, an unfortunate Englishman who is destitute and apparently not as bright as
could be desired.
The council, at which the mayor
and all tbe aldermen were present,
then adjourned.
New York Company 'Will ��� Develop
Water Power, There.
Rossland, Jun. 2��.���It Is stuted that
the water power on the l'end d'Orellle
river Is about to ,be utilized by a New
York company. Tile in 1 Unites and
water rights on the river about seven
miles up from Waiicta were taken up
two days since and work hy the new
company will probably .begin at once.
Heme years ag�� 9 plant was put in
at tbis water power by Ibv -. Kuutonay
Hydraulic Co. for placer mining, but
it wns.abandoned aud the old machinery is still there.
- Montreal, Jaii-llB.���Surgean i'ortler,
of St. Vincent dc Paul penitentiary,
has. reported to the minister of justice tbat William Weir, ex-president
of tho Villi; Mm in banque, aad now
confined in the Montreal iiuul. hns lost
lus understanding completely. The
minister has askod for a rspoi t .from a
Montreal physician, ami if this cor-
roboistes the . surgeon's statements
there Is little doubt hut tbat Weir
will be released.
Washington, ,J>. C, Jan. JM.��� The
following cablegram received nt the
state department' today from United
States Consul MeWsdo at Canton, dated today: "Pirates nt Kniiiyonlu',
near Kaniiohink, attacked a Kuropeaa
houseboat early on Sunday. They
killed a Chinese boatman and wounded severely Bruckhurt>tand Spallinger,
Europeans. Piracies occur daily la
l.h" vicinity of (nntoii. " /
Nelson Daily Miner,  Tuesday.   January 19, 190a
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AU Checks should be made payable to the
order of Nelson Publishing Company,
FOR   SALE.���An organ ���new
gain���Address J. S., Miner office.
FOR    SALE.���House   and     lot���good
bargain.    Address J, Miner office
FOK RENT���Seven room   house.    Apply Royal Hotel.
Arrangements have been made for
a memorial service and procession
next Saturday, the day of tho funeral
of our dead Queen. All the churches
will take part in the service, and all
the fraternal societies have been
asked to join the procession. This is
as it should be at a time when an united nation is mourning a common
loss, and those in charge are to be
congratulated upon their work. It is
to be hoped that the citizens in general will be present in large numbers
for it is practically impossible that
such an occasion will ever again arise
within the life time of any of us.
WANTED.���Blacksmith;      must    be
good machine tool sharpener. Apply
at office of the London and B. C.CIold-
Helds, Ltd.. llaker st.
AGENTS WANTED���Complete life of
Queen Victoria. Best book, best
terms. Outfit mailed on receipt of 15
cents. Address S. C. Miller tit Co.,
Portland, Ore., U. S. A.
Last Sunday the differences of creed
and dogma were forgotten, and there
was but one theme in the various
churches of Nelson. All paid a tribute to the long, useful and blameless
life of our dead, but still beloved,
sovereign, Queen Victoria. Else-
whore will be found excerpts from
some of the tributes referred to. All
breathe the same spirit. All bear the
same testimony. Canadian loyalty,
always fervent, and but lately proved
in South Africa by the severest of all
tests, was well voiced on Sunday in
our city among the western mountains, and one more proof was afforded of that unity of spirit which is
the invincible strength of the greatest
empire tbe world bas seen.
TYPEWRITER For Sale.���Williams'
machine, visible writing, neat type,
fast work, convenient case, only in
light use for short time, good value
at 850, will take 830 cash for quiCK
sale.    Address L, Miner office.
WANTED.���General    housework    by
good working   woman.    Will   wash
and   iron.    No   objection   to   leaving
city.    Address W. Miner office.	
TRAINED NURSE   open   to   engagements.    Mrs. Seton, Silica Street.
FOR SALE.���120 acres of first-class
agricultural and garden land, 12
miles from Nelson on Kootenay Lake.
Will sell in 10, 20 or 40 acre tracts.
Price and terms reasonable. Apply or
address, A. F. Rosenberger, Room 4,
K.-W.-C. Block, Nelson.
PROSPECTORS having promising
mineral claims for sole are requested
to call at The Prospectors' Exchange.
Phone No. 104, Room No. 4, K.-W.-C.
Block, Nelson, B. C.
WANTED���Free Milling Gold Properties in British Columbia. Phone No.
104, K.-W.-C. Block.    Andrew F. Rosenberger, Nelson, B. C.
FOB SALE���A new house, ten rooms,
very convenient, with all modern improvements.   Apply A. E. Clarke, corner of Stanley and Carbonate   Street.
We reprint today an interview
with Mr. James Cronin, manager of
the St. Eugene mine, from the Moyie
Leader. From this it would appear
that the high freight rates charged
by the C. P. R. constitute one of the
principal reasons why the St. Eugene concentrator has been closed
down. Mr. Bliickstock was quoted
the other day as saying that the C. P.
R. oharged rates that were only low
enough to permit his syndicate's
mines to pay the cost of mining, but
swallowed up all the profits. The
truth of this statement, we are not
in a position to determine,but if it be
true, Mr. Cronin seems to be going
the right way to work. The C. P. R.
has invested immense sums of money
in railroad construction in the Kootenays, and naturally desires a revenue
therefrom. Thus if they cannot get
what they ask, they v> ill take what
they can. In any case the trouble
should not be of long duration. The
St. Eugene mine is quite rich enough
to afford a good profit to all concerned, and In such matters business men
are apt to arrange things by a speedy
compromise. Especially when, as Is
the case with the mines and the railroads, the interests of the two are
really Identical.
DR. MORRISON, Dentist, has removed to his new offices in the
K.-W.-C. Block.
One of These
Nelson has innumerable advantages
as a residential centre, but has n
great drawback in the multitude of
Its dogs. "Both mongrel, puppy,
whelp and hound, and cur of low
degree"���chiefly the lutter���haunt Its
streets. The aforementioned curs
bark at horses and street cars, hy
which they are only too occasionally
run over, investigate the warns on
the aldo walks outside grocery stores,
and make night hideous with untimely and causeless howllngs. Hundreds
of these brutes, apparently without
homo, name, pedigree or tug, rouin
about the city. Whenever a big cur
with leisure meets a little ono without friends there Is a fight, and more
noise and confusion ensues,
Occasionally someone gets exasperated and goes to the altogether un-
justlHublo extreme   of   putting   down
, poison,   It is no good. Valuable dogs
take it and die, hut the cur, made
wise by his dully Inspections of swill
barrels and refuse heaps, CHcupes unscathed and trots off with a yelp of
triumph to fresh deeds of depredation
and annoyance. The matter is a
difficult one, for these curs Increase
and multiply most amazingly, flourishing where any self respecting canine would die. We would suggest,
however, that the council give orders
for the rigid enforcement of tho dog
bylaw at the earliest possible moment.
Let nil dogs, for whom no license has
been paid, and who do not wear
��� figs, be eiiptuiod and promptly slain
Whittaker's Almanac.
The   N. Y.   Woi  Almanac.
Canadian Almanac.
New   York Clipper  Annual.
Office Diaries, 1901.
The Great Boer War. By
A. Corian Doyle. Cloth,
The Eldredge B. Sewing
Machine. (Ball Bearing.)
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
the: best
St. LoUis
To be hud wholesale at Nelson.
R.   P.   Rithet   &
CO*,  Ltd.
A. B.   GRAY, BaJM* bt,, Nelson
Kootenay Agent,
3 t tj n>  mT.
Is it Common Sense 1
to pay from $50 to $65 for a ��
Sewing Machine J
when half that amount will get one ?
I Nelson Giotto House |
Great Slaughter Sale for the
Next 30 Days.   -   -
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If you have any idea of buying a machine
it will be dollars saved you to investigate the
merits of the
High arm, Vibrating Shuttle, Lock Stitch,
Light Running, fitted with Complete Set of
Attachments, and carries the Hudson's Bay
Company's Guarantee for Five Years,
IN ordei to make room for Spring] Goods I have
decided to sell for the next 30 days, all goods in
stock at greatly reduced prices. . A.I heavy
goods away down, cost not considered. And in
Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Hats and Caps and
Boots and Shoes, 1 will give from 10% to 25% discount and all Rubber Goods at cost.
Now is the chance to partake of the best bargains in above mentioned goods ever offered in the
Kooienays. My stock is all new and up-to-date,
and the sale is genuine. So now avail yourself of
the best opportunity to get good goods] at less than
wholesale prices.
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Four Drawers, with Top Quartered Oak, $30
Drop Head,       ......    $32
Hudson's Bay Stores
Put Us On
Your List...
We will see that you
are not disappointed
in superioiity of groceries, promptness of
delivery, or reasonableness of price.
From tempting breakfast foods to richest
materials for dainty
desserts, we will fill
your  wants  perfectly.
Kirkpatrlck 8 Wilson
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
hbad office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to Q. I.. LENNOX, linker bl
Coal and Wood.
Agents Imperial OU Oo. Ltd,
Crow's  Nest  Coal,   $6.15
Anthracite,    -    -   $10.75
No order can bo nccppteil unlesi
ai-COHiplUlieV   Hy I'lmli.
OOlie Corner Hall and Baker Streets.
Pursuant   to   the   "Creditors'   Trust
Deeds Act" and   Amending Acts.
Notice is hereby given that John
LeuBk and Francis C. Bankin, carrying on business In the town of Cranbrook lu the Province of Dritish Columbia, as tailors and men's outfitters
under tne Arm and style of Leask &
Rankin, by deed of assignment for the
benefit ui creditors, bearing date the
7th day of January, 1001, made in
pursuance of the "Creditors' Trust
Deeds Act" and amending acts, have
granted and assigned unto Creighton
Hoss Palmer, of Cranbrook, llritlsh
Columbia, clerk, all the personal estate, credits and effects of tbe said
John Leask uud Francis U. ltankin,
and of each of .them (both partnership
and private) which may be seized
and sold under execution and all their
real estate and of each of tbem in
trust to pay the creditors of the Bald
Leask tit, ltankin, ratably n.id proportionately their just claims without
preference or priority according to
Tbe said deed of assignment was executed by tbe said John Leask and
Francis C. Rankin, on the 7th day of
January, 1001, and by the said Creigh
ton Ross Palmer on the 0th day of
January, 1001.
All persons having claims against
tiie said Leask tit, Rankin are required
to Hie with the trustee on or before
the ���.'Wh day of January, 1001, full
particulars of their claims duly vorl-
llril, and the natures of the securities,
if any, held by them.
And notice is hereby given mi,, ai
ter the said 2Utn day of January, 1001,
the trustee will proceed to distribute the assets of the estate among
the parties entitled thereto, havingi
regard to the claims only of which he
then shall have bad notice anil that
he will not be responsible for the assets or any part thereof so distributed to any person or persons of whose
claim he shall out then have had notice.
A meeting of the oreditors will be
hold on Saturday the 20th day ot January, 1001, at two o'clock In the afternoon, at the olllces of W. F. Uurd,
solicitor, llaker street, Cranbrook,
II.   0.
Dated at Cranbrook, this 11th day
of January, 1001.
Solicitor for the Trustee.
81,000���Lots 14 to Kl, Hlock 47,
Hoover Street, between Hall and
81,350���Lots 21 to 24, Block 42, corner Ward and Latimer.
8760���Lots 15, 10 and 17, Block 44,
corner Latimer and Kootenay,
8400���Lot 18, Block 440, corner
Latimer and Ward.
Lot 26x120 and 8-roomed house with
bathroom, pantry, and electric light,
corner of Carbonate and Stanley Sts.
Assume loan, 81400: cash, 81000; balance, 8000. Equal payments, three
and six months.
Lot 8, Block 23, 30x120 Nelson Avenue, Bogustown, 8200.00
Lot 12, Hlock 24. 30x120, Davles St,
Bogustown, 8225.00
Lot 31 and 32, Block 2,00x120, Hume
Addition, with house on same, 82,-
LotB 21 and 22, Block 31 ; house on
each lot; all modern conveniences;
bringing In 825 per mouth each* Carbonate Street; ill,000.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and I'm ter,
Kelvin. B. 0.
Atlantic S. S. Lines.
From Portland, Mo.
Allan Lino Timl.lan Jin ill
Allan Uni) Numldlan Fob 0
Dominion Line Cnmbroinan., Jan 23
Dominion Line Vancouver Veo'i
From HI. John anil Halifax
Beavor Lino take Ontario Jan M
Boavor Lluo Lako Chotnplnln Fob 8
From BoHton
Dominion Lino Now Knglninl Jan mi
From Now Vork
Uunard I.Inn Ilinbrla  Jan 111
Canard Line Camp nla Jan 2(1
WhltoHtarLino Mnjo.tlo Jan 23
White Htar Line Oooanlo Jun mi
American Lino Krlosland Jnn 11
N. (.. L. Allor .....Inn 211
1'a.sago* arranged to and from all Kuropoan
inilm*.   Km- raton, tloko.s and full Information
iljr lo C. P. K. depot naonl or II. L. Drown
i-wxcnp/^Mr   " "
Ueuoral A wit. C.P.R. W>
Will pay the highest cash price for all
kinds ol second hand goods. Will bny
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, osiperta,
cooking utensils, bought In household
quantities. Also oast off clothing,
Call and see roe or write. Address
Silver King Mike, Box 800, Hall
Street. Nelaon. H. O.
Could wo road tho honrUof wmnon, what a
vast amount of .ulforing would bo oxpoted,
Kkmai.k Wkaknkhh ha�� produced more In
valid, anions' women tliau any other online
Havo you auy of tno following symptoms?
Nervoumiorij, WoiiknoNH, llaokaoho. Headache,
"All Gone" Fooling, Hot Flushes, Variable
Appetite, R^hUohhiiohh. No Ambition, Kaslly
Hxoltod, Painful Period., Boarlng-down 1'alns,
Ijouohorrhooa, I'lmplog on tho Face, Pain. In
IhoLolnH, Hyos Hiinkon, No Vital Knorgy, oto.
Wk Dan Ouiik You. It matters not who ha.
troal oil anil failed In curing you. Consultation
by Mull is Absolutely Kroo, nml If ouriiblo wo
will toll you .o. Don't lot siirgootiH oporuto on
you. vw can euro you without cuttiug. Oun,
Nkw Mktiioii Thkitment is mild and plens-
ant. Family Doctor*! havo treated you for
year., and yot you aro no. oureu-thoy only
help you from time to Llmo. Lot ua euro you
at Youn Own Homh. by our Now Method
Treatment. Hundreds aro bolng ourod. Why
not you) Wo will mall you our Symptom
Blink .imply for the asking, anil wo will toll
you froo of chnrgo what wo think of your
osso. Itemombor, your lot t cm are kept .triotly
prlvale and conlldnntlal and are answered in
plain noalod envolope. Write at onco, enticing .tamp for reply.   Addi-OM  HH, W. II.
Mention this papr*
Mining Engineer
and Manager.
P. 0. Box j0l Nelson, B. C
Bedford-McNeil & doughs
able Address:
Parker, Nelson, B. C.
Charles Parker 6 Co'y.
Members Rossland stock Exchange.
Slocan, Nelson, East Kootenay, Rossland, and Boundary.
'     Working Mines for Salo.   Dovoloped Prospect, to Bond.   Report, by Own Knglneeis.
Ladies' and Gents' Merchant Tailors and Dyers.
Suits Made to Order, Cleaned, Dyed, Altered and Repaired.
Josephine St., Opposite Clarke Hotel.
Mail Orders Solicited. P. O. Box 034
Wholesale  Houses
'1-IHOltPK k CO. Lluiltcd-Cor.or Vornon
JL and Cedar tjtreeUi, Nelson���Manufacturer, of aud wholesale dealer, in aerated water,
and fruit syrups. Bole agent, for llaioyou Uui
tjpring. minora! water.  Teluphono tie.
vrnLaoN bOda  watkk . factoky-
_Li N. M. Cunjiuui., Lou.ee���Lvery known
variety of .of I drink*, I'UUoxBS. Teiephont'
.No. Ul. Uuuvor bireet, Noluon. i>ou.lun, ul the
i.iinouw au laou riot ttpilug. Mineral W��,ter.
CIANK St MACDONALD (11. Cane, Jamen
/ A. Mucdouald'���Architect, and .uperin-
Loudeutu, JJroaeu Hill Block, oorner liakcr and
Ward aireeui, .mjIhuii.
HI. EVANS St, CU.-Bakei- Htreot, Nel-
. bou���Wholesale UuuKim in liquors, oi-
gar., cement, lire brick and lire oluy, water
pipe and siuol mill,, uud general comnilMion
BllACK.MAN-K.Klt M1LL1NU CO., Ltii.-
Wlioiohulo and retail dealer, in grain,
nay, flour, feed. Mill, at Victoria, New Weat-
oilii.ter; Kotuontun, AJta. itlovutor. on Calgary and kiiinoiium Hallway. Mauufaoturor.
of the eelebrateU 11. et K. brand cereal..
A MACDONALD St Co.- Corner Fron
a aud Hall btreet.���Wholesale grocer,
unu jobber, in blanket., glove., initu, boot.,
rubber., luacktnaw. and minor.' .uudriu..
Jj\ uitlco oorner Hall and Front btioeui,
.selHon-iiumber, colling, flooring, aud every
thing in wood for building purpo.0.. Uet our
price  Corrcpondouoe .elicited.
PHUltNS St, Co.-   linker ritreot,   Nolioll
���   Wholesale dualor. In fre.li and cured
mouu,.    Cold Mtm-iige,
Baker Btreot, Nol��ou-Wholesale dealer, in fior.ii and ourod lueate.
Btreot, Nolmin - Wholesale denial, in
hardware, miner.' supplies, .porting good.,
Crow 6 Morris
Flora de Vlneda
Vallens �� Co.
Two choice olgars, well known
all over the world.
Will   give  most   enjoyment  to
people who know a good
fie Quo Cipr Store
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand of
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, Sash Doors,
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. lards, NELSOK
MXACHLAN BHOS. (Suocossor. to Vancouver Hardware Co. Ltd., Baker Btreot,
Nelson��� Wholesale dealer, m hardware anil
mining supplie., plumber.' und tinsmith.' sup-
plies, "
VJKL80N HARpwARB 00,- Wholesale
J-l    paint., oils ami gihst; uioohanlns' tool..
Agent, foi Ontario Powder Work.; urn unite
f liURNKH, BKKTON & Co.-Corner Vorno.
X. and Josephine Btreot., Nelnon-Whcle-
salo doalors in liquors, cigars, und dry good..
Agont. for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee
and Calgary Browing Co of Calgary.
HUBBONB BAY Co���WholoHalo grooories
and liquor, eto., Bakor Street, Nelson.
f 1 ALIFOItNIA WIN \ CO., Llmltod-Cornor
\J Front and Hall Streets, Nolsou-Wholo-
Hiilo dealer, n wine, louse and bulk), and
dotnestio and Imported olgars. "
���T J1 ��RI?WN * OO���Corner Vornon and
V fJossphhie Streets, Nehon - Wholesale
dealwri la prort-nV*.  nml a,\,, butUrand
Baker Street,
NELSON.  -   -   B.O.
A. R. BARROW, a. ml o.b
Provincial Land Surveyor.
Corner Viotorla and Kootenay Bta.
P. 0. Box S59. Telephone Na. 9��
F. O. OREKN        r. S. ULKMKNTH
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
V. 0. Box Ml MoUoo, b, (X
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Nelson Dailv Miner, Tuesdav, Januarv 29,  1901
j Minor Operations Against the Insurgents Still Continue.
' Manila, Jan. 38.���Cailles camp near
San Antonio was surprised and attacked on Friday by a detachment o!
the 15th infantry. The insurgents escaped but a score of houses were destroyed. Detachments of the Fourth
infantry and the Fourth and Sixth
cavalry with a platoon of marines
bave captured a hundred and forty insurgents and Ladrones in Gavite province. Twenty wire repairers were
attacked recently south of San Pablo
by 300 insurgents, half of them armed
with rifles. Two Americans were
wounded and one was captured but
was subsequently rescued by reinforcements of the 40th brigade. One
native was killed, seven wounded and
several were captured.
Valles, late ohief of police of the
island of Cebu, who has been in hiding since August on account of hJB
activity in the insurgents' interests,
has taken his family to Hong Kong.
The other Cebu police have been compelled to swear allegiance or be deported. They bave chosen the former.
Minor insnrgent activity continues
in Cebu and Rethol. General McArthur
' this evening received and addressed
the Eleventh oavalry. He highly complimented the troopers, who are the
only cavalry volunteers  in   the army.
Often children are tortured with
itching and burning eczema and other
akin diseases but Bucklen's Arnica
Salve heals the raw sores, expels inflammation, leaves tbe skin without a
soar. Clean, fragrant, cheap there's
no salve on earth as good. Try it.
Cure guaranteed. Only 25 cents at
Canada Drug & Book Co.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tnbletx. All
druggists refund the monoy If It falls to ouro.
���Vt.   K. W. Or'WH ��� Nienal.nrfl I. on  *.anh hnir.
Buy   Only   Union - Made   Shoes,
Factory N? 66^
This stamp used by the JOHN Mc-
*xTT��iraON CO.limited, of Hamilton,
<vthe only Union factory in Canada.
Lot 12 in Block 2, in the City of Nelson,
with stone and brick block thereon, commonly known as the Houston Block. Said
lot having a frontage of 50 feet on Baker
Street and a frontage of 120  feet on Jose
phine Street, with 16 foot lane at rear, will
be Sold by Public Auction subject to a reserve bid, on Monday, the nth Day of
February A. D. 1901, at the hour of two
o'clock in the afternoon sharp, on the Northeast corner of Josephine and Baker Sts.,
Nelson, B. C.
Terms: $5,000 cash at time of sale,
one-half of balance of purchase price on or
before 30 days from date of sale, and other
one-half of said balance, on or before 60
days from date of sale.
All rents and other earnings of said
property will be received by vendors until
full purchase price is paid. Further terms
and conditions will be made known at time
of sale or upon application to
Auctioneers. Nelson, B. C.
In  the   expression  of 3
the one that wears the :3
shoe that fits. 3
We   have   provided 3
shoes for every type of 3
feet. 2
Mail   orders receive 3
prompt] attention. -zz
I Neelands   Shoe I
1      Company      I
;Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always In
Wn carry a oomploto .took of CoftHt Flooring-
Colling, InHldo Finish, Turned Work, Hash ami
Door.. Unooial ordor work will roooivo prompt
itUonlion-   Mull order, Holli'luid.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
Head Offloe-Uondrvx and Voinon St., Nolnnn.
1 ,
BR, 1'ATHER, or stiy of your
relatives afflicted with tlie DIs-
ease of Drunkenness ? We have
a sure cure which oan bo given
with or without the knowledge
of the patient. Send for particulars, enclosing 2 cent stamp
for reply. Address Dr. W. II,
Saunders St. Co., Chicago, 111.
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NO. .4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK. NELSON, B. C.
Gold, Silver-Lead  and   Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.
FREE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern
Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send
samples of their ore to the EXCHANGE for exhibition.
We desire to hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
claims in British Columbia.
Prospectors and mining men are requested to make the EXCHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.
All samples should be sent by expreBS, PREPAID.
Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to
Telephone No. 104.  p. O. Box 700. nelson, b. c.
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Large number of Choice Building Lots adjacent to the line of their
Tramway. For price and terms of sale apply at the office of the Company, Mac'lonald Block  corner of Josephine and Vernon Streets.
A. V. MASON, Secretary.
Spokane Falls A,
Northern R'v.
Nelson & Fort
Sheppard R'v,
Red Mountain R'v.
Miners, Attention!
fg    TRADE
MARK   g
Gutta Percha Water-proof Fuse has been
g proved and not found wanting.
No miss-holes.   No running.
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Bank of Commerce
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank <ff British Columbia.
head office-toronto
Paid-up Capital,
Reserve Fund,
London Office: 6s Lombard Street, E. C.
., U. Canioron Alexander, Manager.
New York Office; 16 Exchange Place.
Alex, Laird and Wm. Gray, Agent*.
Hamilton, London, Toronto (8 office**), Ottawa and 31 othor place*
Montreal Winnipeg Dawson, White House
Atlin Greenwood Nelson Sandon
Cranbrook      ; Kahlooi'S Nbw Wkbtminstkh Vancouver
Fernie Nanaimo Rossland Victoria
New York, N. Y.
San Francisco, Cal. Seattle, Wash.
Portland, Ore.       Skaoway, Alaska
Bankers in London.���The Bank of Scotland: Miwra. Smith, Payne & Smiths.
"     " Now York.-LTho American Exchange National Bank.
Agonts in Chicago.���The Northern Trust Company.
**       " Now Orleans.���Tho Commercial National Bank;
Savings Bank Department.
Interest Allowed on Deposits.   Present Bate !1 Per Cent
Nelson Branch. GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
I   Purity and delicacy of taste are
I the dir;nguishing
1 features of ... .
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2 making furious   headway  because it is |
I really   the   best   value   in   High   Grade |
s Chewing ever offered  f
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The Royal Bank of Canada.
Thomas Ritchie, Vice-President.
Incorporated 1869.
Capital Paid-up,    ',    .    .     ��1,98G,0*IO.OO |  Bent,
Roard of Olreclors    Thomas E. Kenny,  President
Wiley Smith. H.Q. Bauld, Hon. David MaoKoen.
Head Olllce, HalUaxi
General Manager, Edbon L. Pease, Montreal.
Superintendent of Branches, and Secretary, W. B. Torrance, Halifax,
inspector, W. F. Brock, Halifax.
Inspector 1). M. Stewart, Montrea .
Branches I
Nova Scolla- Halifax Branch, Antigonish,
Bridgewater, Uuysboro. Londonderry, Lunenburg, Maitland (llai.ts Co.), Pictou, Port
Bawkesbury, Sydney. Shubenacadle.Truro,
Mew Brunswick ��� Bathurst, Dorchester,
Frodoricton, Kingston (Kent Co.), Mono-
ton, Newcastle, Suckvillo, Wsodstock.
P. G. Island���Charlottetown, Summerside.
Quebec-Montreal (City Officol, Montreal
West End (Cor. Notre Dame aud Seigneurs Street*); Westmount (Cor. Greene
Avenue and St. Catharines Street,
Newfoundland���St. John's.
Culm, Weal Indies���Havana.
United States���New York (16 Kxchange Place)
Republic Wash.
Atlin, Grand Forks, Nanaimo, Nelson, Rossland, Vancouver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria.
Correspondents I
Canada���Merchants Bank of Canada.   Boston���National Shawmut IBank.  Chicago���Illinois
Trust and Savings Bank.  Nan Francisco���First National Bank.   London, Eng.-Bank of
Scotland.   Paris, France���Credit Lyounuis.   Bermuda���Bank of Bermuda.   China aad Japan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Bankiug Corporation.
(Jeneial Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange Bought
and Sold, Latters of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on special
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
China Hall
A man is known by the company he
keeps, a woman is known by the room
she koeps for compuny.
The Quest Room
Toilet Set	
Is an important part of thrltn -thing.
If rightly selected it nuiy ' m-iui-
mentul ss iiny piece of furn) 111 iu the
room- Do you entertain giuiats this
week? Hee our Toilet HetB in tbo window today.
Pint Door West of C.P.R. Offices,
The only all rail route between
all points east, west and south to
Rossland, Nelson and intermediat
points; connecting at Spokane with
Great Northern, Northern Pacific,
and O. R. & N. Co.
Connects at Nelson with steamer
for Kaslo and all Kootenay lake
points. 1
Connects at Meyer's Falls with
stage daily for Republic, and connect', at Bossburg with stage daily
for Grand Forks and Greenwood,
Leave DAY TRAIN Arrive
H :<K> 11. in f-jpoknne 0:40 p.m.
11:50 a.m Housliind 8:10 p.m.
7:()ii 11. m NelBon 7:15 p.m.
0:46 p.m Spokane 7:00 a.m.
11.00 p. in Uossland 7:00 n.m.
H. A. JAOKSON, O. P. & T.A.
Spokane Wash
Asrent, Nelson. B.O
By the week from $5 to 96.
By the day li.oo.
nnd try a bottle, a dozon, or a linrrnl of
CALGARY BEER "��, It is tho best and
olinaiiiMi, on the market. Also try our
WINE6,    LIQUORS     and    OIQARS.
Toloplione M. HaknrM   Nolflon, II. (I
" Soo Line
Also TOURIST OARS passing Dun-
more Junction Daily for Ht. Paul, Saturdays for Montrenl and Boston, Mondays and Wednesdays   for Toronto.
Same cars pass  Revelstoke one day
for  your  eastern  trip in to nee
your tioket rends via Canadian Paclno.
Trains and Steamers Depart.
5 -00 / Steamer for Kootenay Lacd-
11,ii., f"'K and eastern points via
Ua"y    ) Orow's Nest Route.
8:00 (Train for KohhIiuk', Grand
Ex Sun (Forks, Greenwood,Mid way ,etc
9:00 i Train for Slooan City, Slooan
Ex Sun j point", aud Suudon.
1II:(H) j Steamer for Kaslo and Inter-
Ex Sun ) medinte points.
18'40 ) Train for Rossland, Nakusp,
nil!!; r Revelstoke, main line and
Ua"y    ) Puclilic Coast Points.
For Time Tables, Rates and full information call on or address nearest Local Agent, or,
It. W. Drew, Depot Agent 1 Jlolaon, II. O.
H, L, Brown, City Agent, /
A a. P. Agent,
7-8 inoli dinm. $18.50 per 100 feet. Foi
immediate delivery in Nelsov
A new supply of olllce stationery is
what you want noir. Tolephone 144,
Tbe Miner Office, and we will call on
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Orders by malt to ut branch will have careful r��4 eromot attention.
P.O. Box626.  Oabis Ao-dreM* "Groasdalle," Nelson.  Code-JWorelna t Nesl.
Is prepared to negotiate the sale of developed mines. Has arranged for
dealing in shares on the London and Montreal Stock Exchanges. Shares
bought and sold in London on margin. Will take charge of the interests of absentee investors.
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
Fresh   and   Salted   Heats
Fish and Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
Baker Street, Nelson.
Orders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
M  Moulding  Hooks,
;*��' Curtain Chains,
Curtain Rings,
Picture Cord,
Townx Bars,
Fancy Tacks,
Stair Plates,
Picture Nails,
Curtain Rods.
Vestibule Rods, to extend any length.
Brass Rod cut to any length for 5c per foot.
For wood or linrd or soft coal.
The largest  line ciirrlwl  by
uny Urm in Ciui.-hI.-i.
"Good   Cheer"   Riinpi'ii  und
Cook Htovn.   A complete line.
Call and be convinced that the only place to buy
Stoves   and   Kaii|r��K  at   the   right  prlcen   In   the
Protect Your
Best   Faculty
and Save
Your   Sight.
W   J.   HARVEY,  F, O. NI. C. /., I'rofoKnor of AphtlioliiioliiKr. Doctor ol Oiitlm
and Belentifla OptiaUfl.01 Toronto,hu kIvlmi -.iKiii to ttiouiaiid. iimi wwo Miiri;riiii( fruiu
iilmost total blindnoM.   PoODlo nlHiitml Willi Wi-ak Kjtoh, Hoadudii'��, Pal III In (hu I load, 4"
Crowed or Dlveriod, Double or udfiUnoi Vtalon, Mm 0! Utuoulu Powtr.or any Brrorot
Refraction of theTCyo**, will ho given a fruu nnnutatloo.
01��b����� Hit ml tunny hIkIiI uniluru DMltlVO Kiiaranli'o 01 ntUfaoUon,
AT M'LEAN'S ORUQ STORE until Halurdajr,  Kobrunry IHh.
HourH 10 to 12 and 2 to 6. 	
Complete  Electric Equipments  for   Electric  Power   Transmission  and
Lighting for Mines, Towns, etc.    Electric Fixtures, Lamps,
Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, etc.
Houston Block,
NELSON, B. 0. Nelson Daily Miner, Tusspay, Januarv aa, 1901
vtv^wvwwyvwtwvtvwM 1
j       THE TOWN
Providing the ice holds, the Rossland junior hockey team will play at
the rink on Thursday evening next.
James Ilogan was charged at yesterday's police court with breaking down
doors promiscuously. The case will
he heard again this morning.
James Johnson, western Bales agent
for the Crow's Nest Coal company,
leaves this morning toattend the annual meeting of the company in Toronto.
The Rev. S. Bhodes   leaves for  the
old   country on   this   morning's boat.
From   London   he   expects   to  go  to
South-Africa for   the   Society for the,
Propagation of the  Gospel.
Captain Oj W. Busk of Kokanee
creek stated yesterday that the steamer
Angerona would be raised when the
cranes used in placing the engines in
Captain Troup's launch arrived on the
Any person having in his possession
military rifles belonging to the Nel-
Bon Rifle company will please accept
this.as-, a: final request for them to return rifles to the armory at llaker Bt.,
either Thursday or Friday night
without fail.
Lngrippe has Interfered so-seriously
with the tramway company's crews
tbat it .will be necessary to take one
car off the system this morning. Up
to noon, therefore, only a 40 minute
service will he given after which.the
second car will be rnn as usual.
The Miner is requested to state, in
correction of a statement in its columns, that Mr. Harvey, recently mentioned in connection with the Transfer group of claims, was not employed as engineer at tbe Chapleau mine,
but was in charge of the construction
of the stamp mill there.
G. D. Curtis, architeot, received a
letter trom .Major Hodgins, who is in
charge of construction on the Imperial military railroads with, headquarters at Johannesburg. The major desired to be remembered to his Kelson
friends and stated that he had six
months work ahead of him. .
Tbe Nelson hockey team leaves.this
morning for Sandon where they will
I play the Eossland Victorias tonight
for the championship of the Kootenays. The Nelson team consists of S.
Neelands, goal; C. Archibald, point;
C. Jeffs, cover point; A. Wetmore,
(captain), O. Nat?e, Joe Thompson and
A. Perrier, forwards.
D. McArthur & Co. were notified
yesterday that their tender for the
construction of the wharf at
Lardo had been accepted by
the construction department of the C.
P. R. James McDonald, of the firm,
leaves this morning for Trail to conclude arrangements with John 0. Sullivan, district engineer.
The members of the Lodge of Nelson's Queen, Sons of England, arc requested to attend the funeral service
which will be held in St. Saviour's
churoh at 3 o'clock on Saturday next.
All members of tbe order are likewise requested to take part in the
public memorial service and procession which will be held on the same
Henry Roy, manager of the London
Consolidated Mining company, left
this morning for Montreal whore ho
will spend several weeks. Mr. Roy
states that one of the objects of his
trip is to organize a company to erect
a smelter to reduce ores mined in tbe
Crawford creek country. A number
of friends wished Mr. Roy bon voyage
at tbo Hotel Phair last nigbt.
Jack Ross, night operator at the
C, P. R. telegraph office, Is back from
Kamloops, having fully recovered
from his very severe attack of pneumonia, and was able to resume his
duties last night, Mr. Ross in not
only a first class operator but a deservedly popular fellow, and The
Miner extends hi in its heartiest congratulations on his recovery.
Yesterday's mining records: Transfers���Iron Duke claim, near Slocan
Junction, by G. IT. Reefer to Dr. La
Bau. Locations���No. 1 f met inn. on
Forty-Nine creek by L. Ernst | Btolla
Toltec, three miles north of Deer
Park, by Edward Ilolton *, Iron King,
a re-location of the Gold claim, on
Bird creek, by M. Egan ; Golden Star,
opposite mouth of Slocan river, by
Geo. Adauisou.
Some time ago John Gunn, the contractor on the Columbia bridge at
Hob-win, secured the loan of tho city's
rock crusher and It baNSincu been impossible for the mayor to securo any
acknuwledgoment in writing of tho
transaction or guarantee that the outfit will be returned in good order.
Accordingly a peremptory telegram
was dispatched yesterday oiderlng the
return of the machine forthwith and
intimation that other steps would be
taken to ensure its return if this was
not attended to,
James RuBSell Passed Away   in Hosjji
tal Yesterday Afternoon.
James Bussell succumbed yesterday
afternoon to the injuries received on
Wednesday last while coasting on
Stanley street. The fatal ontoomo of
the accident has been looked for
since the day following the occurrence. When Russell was first taken
to the hospital it was thought tbat be
would recover within a reasonably
Bhort time. A few hours later, fat
embolism, a complication occasionally witnessed in connection with severe fractures made its appearance.
Fat from inside and around the broken bones found its way into the patient's circulation and clogged the
smaller arteries, producing well known
symptoms, the principal of which
-was unconsciousneBs. From this time
Russell's condition was regarded as
hopeless and death wns expected at
any time. The end did not come,
however, until yesterday afternoon at
3:3(1 o'clock.
Deceased was a carpenter by trade
and was popular among his fellow
workmen in Nelson. He has a wife
and child residing in New York state,
while his mother and a sister reside
at Vermillion Bay on Lake Superior.
Mrs. Russell, senior, and his sister,
Mrs. Killain, arrived here yesterday
at 4 o'clock.
Games Played Yesterday���ARink.Sent
to Sandon.
One game only was played in the
curling club series last night as follows:
Principal Soady,     A. Porrler,
A. G. Gamble, K. H. Williams,
Dr. Arthur, W. Irving,
W.W. Beer, s., 12. F. Tamblyn,   B., 9.
On No. 1 ice an interesting match
took place between rinks skipped by
W. Mackenzie and R. R. Hedley. The
former won by 19. points to 4. Tonight two . games will be played | for
the consolation prizes, H. R. Cameron
vs. J. H. Wallace, and T. Lillie vs.
W. A.  Aiaodunald.
Yesterday morning a rink of Nelson
players went to Sandon to take in the
bonspiel. The players were G. C.
Hodge, C. Archibald, J. Kirkpatrick
and W. Richardson, skip.
All Dr. Coulture *s Charges Have Been
Successfully Combated.
New York, Jan. 28.���The application by Dr. Charles L. Coulture for
an injunction restraining the supreme
couit of the Independent Order of
Foresters from continuing certain extravagant practices, and from interfering by threats or otherwise with
the plaintiff, his attorney or-witnesses
in prosecuting certain actions brought
by him, was today denied by Justice
Blanchard in the supreme court. Dr.
Coulture also claimed the organization was practically insolvent and had
expended over 8400,000 in collecting
an income of 82,500,000 last year.
The defendants denied all the allegations of mismanagement and ^bowed tbat the order had jaow -.170,000
members in the. United States ��� and-
Canada and a surplus of'84,000,000.
Another of Dr. Corulfcura's charges
was that the aesoedation..declined, to
accept black or yellow,men as- members while it had elected as its-Supreme Chief Ranger a Mohawk Indian..
The defendants, in .����ly:.to Hthls,.
said that Dr. Oronhyatokha-w*�� a full'
blooded Mobawk Ind*��n,*wno-..*wasia
licentiate of the Ontario*Mediouloorun-
cil, an under graduate of Oxford University, England, a graduate of Toronto University, and was -last year
the president of tbe National Fraternal Congress of America. He had been
at the head of the order since 1891
when it had only 369 members, and
had sinoe been engaged in building up
the association, while Dr. Coulture
now seemed to be employed in, an endeavor to destroy it, -if he possibly
could do so. Justice Blanohard, -in
denying the motion for the injunction, said that all the allegations
charging maladministration of the defendants and the doubtful solvency of
the order bad been fully met. He de
nied the motion without costs.
medicine for the Injured. Both trains
were almost completely demolished
by the terrific force of the collision,
the cars being piled up on top of each
other and. scattered along the right of
way. The trains were freights, the
train men missing are: J. D. Watcon,
engineer; N. Curtinery, brakeman:
J. C. Bailey, brakeman; J. T. Bailey,
fireman; C. Cunningham, fireman.
It seems probable that six deaths
will result from the accident, besides
the destruction of much railroad prop
erty and damage tx. the road bed.
Pekin, Jan. 28.���Hsu Cheng, son of
Hsu Tung, the notorious antl -foreign
guardian of the heir apparent, and also Chin Sin, a member of tbe Tsung
Li Yamen, and the Boxer leaders captured.in the Japanese quarter are being held, for punishment.
Phair.���Henry Roy,   Rossland;;  C.
A. Morgan,   Phoenix;  J.   L,   Myers
Phoenix;   Chas.   Sally,
Frank  Grotham, Ymir
Spokane; John Kerr, Kaslo.
Hume.���Boaul Green, May and
Jennie mine; R. McGuire, Kaslo; P.
Boss, Hamilton; R. W. McFarlnne.
Ymir; A. C. McLaucblan, Montreal;
L. C. Campbell, Vancouver; D. \A.
Campbell, Vancouver; M. S. Logan,
! Putrefying food in the intestines
produces effects like those of arsenic,
pnt'Dr. King's New Life Pills expel
the.-.poisons from clogged bowels,
'gently, easily but surely, curing Constipation, Biliousness, Sick Headache,
Eeirers,:iall Liver, Kidney and Bowel
troubles. Only 25 cents at Canada
Drug & Hook Co.
The   Question   of | Their .-punishment
Being  Considered.
Pekin, Jan. 28.���A meeting  of   the
foreign envoys was ��� held   this , morn
ing and   was   attended .only by those
whose fellow  countrymen   bave  been
killed in the   internal  provinces,  the
objeets being to   decide what punishment  Bhould  ,be   inflioted   upon   the
minor  officials.   Tbeir    report    was
.   made to a general meeting - of   minis
Greenwood ; I ters   to he  held,   probably, after  the
R.   Insinger,   funeral of   Queen Victoria.    Themin-
During the cold weather do
not worry about baking your
own bread, when you can
have Fresh Home-Made
Bread delivered daily by the
Star Baksry. It is also to
be had at the following stores:
T. J.  SCANLON,  Stanley Street.
Josephine and Lake Streets.
Joy Cometh in the morning,
And in the evening too;
If you eat his home-made bread
You'll be Joyful too.
Eight Curling Contests
Under the Auspices of UieKooto-
nuy Curling Association.
Consult W. J. Harvey, F. O. M. C.
I��� about those bead aches, crosB eyes,
or the fitting of spectacles that are
absolutely correct at McLean's Drug
Store until Saturday February 9.
Hours 10 to 12, and 2 to 5.
If you don't like Blue JJibbon Tea; it's
ibeoausA you've never tas e  it.
The most miserable beings in the
world are those suffering from Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint. More
than seventy-five per cent, of the people in the Dominion are afflicted
with these two diseases and their
effects; such a Sour Stomach, Sick
Headache, Habitual CostivenesB, Palpitation of the Heart, Heart-burn,
Waterbrash, Gnawing Pains at the
Pit of Stomach, Yellow Skin, Coated
Tongue and Disagreeable Taste in
the Mouth, Coming up of Food After
Eating, Low 8pirits, etc. Go to your
Druggist and get. a .bottle of August
Flower for 75 cents. Two doses will
relieve you. Try it. For sale by W.
F. Teetzel.
New York, Jan. ,28.-^Tbe Methodist
preachers meeting bore today passed
the following: "Whereas In tbe providence of God, the great and good
Victoria has passed to her rest, we,
therefore, members of the New York
Methodist preachers' meeting .hereby
express our gratitude to God for her
long and splendid reign, her pure life,
her Christian example before the
world and the blesBed legacy she has
left to humanity."
The Hague, Jan. 28.��� Tbe illuminations in honor of the marriage of
Queen Wllhelmlna to Duke Henry of
Meoklcnburg-Uohwerin have been
postponed to February 4, out of respect to Queen Victoria's funeral.
Madrid, Jan. 28.���The .Queen Regent has ordered the Spanish cruiser
Emperador Carlos V. to proceed to
Splthcad tomorrow to participate in
the naval display.
London, Jan. 20.���It is reported
from Londonderry that a steam trawler bus fouuileied off Dunaffhead, all
hands being lost. Despatches from
Holland say that ft terrible hurricane
is raging along the cnaat doing enormous damage. Several small casualties are reported.
Pretoria,  Jan.   28,--Generul Smith
Dorien bas occupied Carolin
stout resistance,
Clnclnnuttt, Ohio, Jan. 28.���Lnte
tonight both Jeffries and Ruhlin were
arrested on a warrant sworn out by
several perBons interested In tho .coming light, who acted at the Instigation
of the Hnengnrfest Athletic Association, charging them with being in
training fur a prize flght, which is a
violation of the law In this state. The
two lighters weie taken before Squire
lloebling, who released both on bond
furnished by one James Wilder. A
test case is to be made of their arrest.
Roobllng is u magistrate in Delhi
township, with un office not far from
Jeffries' training quarters.
Shangh.il, Jan. 28,���A   despatch   to
the North   China Dally Nows  of   this
city from Pekin  says   that  LI   nung
after a  Chang is suffering from  fever and de-
. lirinus, bis life being despaired of,
isters refuse to state tbe decisions arrived at, but it is believed that few
will be beheaded, and certainly not
the highest officials.
Li Hung Chang and Prince Ching
have,, on their request had Chou Fu
appointed treasurer of - Ohi i Li. He
was former Chinese minister to Corea.
The GermanB have begun building
a barracks tor their legation guard.
Reports from the province of -Honan
say that the native Christians are not
moleBted hut that they are boycotted
and suffering considerable distress in
Funoral   Services   Will   Be   Held   in!
Washington, Jan. 28.��� It has been
decided that Mr. Choate should ho.c
new credentials. His old credentials
accredited him to the Queen. He
will now be accredited as United
States ambassador to the King, his
present commission being signed by
tho Queon.
It has been decided that the funeral
service in memory of the Queen shall
take place here in St. lolin's Episcopal church on February 2nd, coincident with tho services in Englund.
Ulshop Butlee, Rev. McKay-Smith,
rector of St. Johns, and Bev. Dr. Mo-
Kiniin, rector of Epiphany] churoh,
will participate Lord and Lady
I'auncefoto are attendants at St.
John's churoh.
Secretary Hay has charged Ambassador Choatc to represent the govarn-
iiieiit of the United States and the
president at the service at Windsor.
For lack of time a special embassy
will not be sent from the United
Stutes on tbis occasion.
Mr. W. M. Lawrence, hardware
merchant of the city of Revelstoke
makes tbe following statement in bis
letter to W. J. Uarvey, F. O. Mi C I. ���:
In reply to your inquiry,- as to how
my. boy is doing since be began to
wear the spectacles prescribed by you,
I. may say the result has been very
gratifying to us. It has entirely
changed bis looks. Instead of tbe
halt-open, dreamy look his eyes j are
bright arid large. His first expression when be put them on was, ''Oh
how large everything is." He says
he likes -to wear them, , aud never
wante to go .without them. We;felt
thankful for your very opportune visit
to Revelstoke.
Copenhagen, Jan. 28.���It appears
that only a single member out of the
1.1 comprising the finance committee
of the Danish parliament opposes the
sale ot thu Danish West Indies to.the
United States. Tbo objector is sorting a newspaper campaign in favor of
their retention, but the finance committee of the land will report in favor
of the sale of tho Islands. Tho agitation of tho inhabitants ot the islands against their sulc is largely artificial and therefore of not much
Parkorsburg, W.Va., Jan. 28.���Two
Baltimore & Ohio fast trains collided
this afternoon near Potroleura, about
15 mileB east of here. Both trains
carried heavy orews. A relief train
was sent from Purkersburg to the
scene  of the wreck   with  relief  and
Hockey Tournament
For Senior, Junior  and   Ladies'
Championships of HO.
Owners   having   claims
sale containing say
Less than 10 per cent Lead and
small Values Gold or Silver
are requested to forward I particulars as to approximate
quantities ot ore in sight, assay values, amount of development work done, tranf por-l;
tation facilities, names of < Jot-;
cations, etc.,.to
P.O. BOX, 505, WESON.
u i
Stanley Street Eiak
oaes go to w,
This signature I, on every box of tb* fenalne
, Laxative Bromo-Quinine T>ueu
the nmoili that euros �� osM 10 *��� -*W
I l����n<i��#ii��n#ii����"��"��l'��"tXlM
"A .Warning Voice" *
le the title of an interesting Ultlo took
that'shows how
is LOST and how It mar bo
It Is sent securely sealod �� plain on-
volope Freo, on receipt of /��� stamp for
We are the leading specialists In
curing till cuno�� of Kidney and, Bladder
Trouble, Sexual Weakness and Inipo-
tenoy, Syphilis, Uonorrhoia, Night
Losses, Oloet and Stricture, quickly ��� |
and permanently. We have cured
thousands at tholr own homos. All
loiters kept strictly rlvate and an-
Bwerud In plain sonl' onvolopo. Con-
imitation by mail f.- e. Write today.
Bta. 0, Ohicago, 111.
Provincial Secretary's Office,
17t|i January, mol.
Ills Honor the Lieutenant-Governor
in Council, under the provisions of
the "Land Registry Act" has been
pleased to , establish at the City of
Ndson, in the County of Kootenay, a
District Office for tho Recording of
Instruments and Registration ot
Titles affectipg real estate, situate
within the County of Kootenay.
The name of the said registration
district Bhall be the Kootenay Laud
Registration District.
Henry Kry MoLeod, of the City of
Nelson, solicitor, has been appointed
to perforin the duties of the said District Office, which shall be open for
the transaction of business on and after tbe second day of March, 1901.
Hy Command,
Provincial  Hcoretary.
BesldcH doing high class portrait
worn we take special care in developing and printing kodak Alms or
plates. If you fail in making i good
negatives bring your camera to us and
we will locate tho trouble and set you
right freo of charge. Mail orders receive prompt attention.
Baker Btreet,
Entrance Fee 35 Cents.
Notary Fublio, Conveyancer.
Cottage,   7-rooms  on 'Mines I Road
near Stanley St., 81,650 easy terms.
Furniture for la-rooms for S450 and
the rooms can be rented at (30 per
month. There are three rooms let at
810 per month each.
House and two lots, Vernon -Street,
82,:500. This property is paying-840
per month.
Seven-Room House, Good, location,
825 with water.
House    in    Hume    Addition,    six
rooms, 820.
I Houses from 88 to 850 per month.
Loans on improved .property,
straight or monthly payments.
-Pursuant, to -the    "Creditors' i Trust
Deeds Act" and Amending Acts.
.Notice is hrroby. given that George
Bremner, carrying on business on
Raker street in the town of Cranbrook
in the Province of British Colum
bla, under the firm and style of
George Bremner & Son, as general
merchants, hy deed of assignment for
the benefit of creditors, bearing date
of tbe 10th day of January, 1901, made
lu pursuance of the "Creditors' Trust
Deeds Act" and amending acts has
granted and assigned unto Robert Ed
ward Sherlock, of Lethbrldge, Alberta,
North West Tetrltorles, merchant, all
his personal estate,orcdiU and effects,
which may be seized and sold under
execution and all bis real estate, in
trust to pay the creditors of the said
Oeorgc Bremner tit Son, ratably and
proportionately their just claims without preference or priority according to
The said deed of . assignment was
executed by tho said George Bremner
and the said Robert Edward Sherlock qn the 10th day of January, 1901,
All persons having claims against
the said George Bremner <&��� Son are
required to file with the assignee full
particulars of their olalms duly verified, and the nature of tho securities ii
any held by them, on or before the
2sth day of January, ,A. D. 1901,
Aud notice is hereby given that after tbe suid 28th day of January, 1901,
the assignee will proceed to distribute
the assets of the estate among the
parties entitled thereto, having regard
to the claims only of which the assignee shall then have had notice, and
that the said assignee will not he responsible for the assets, or any part
thereof, so distributed to any person
or persons, ��� firm or corporation, of
whose .debt-or claim he shall not then
have had notice. i
A meeting of the creditors will be
held on Monday the 28tb day of i Jan-
uay, A. D. 1901, In the premises of
the said debtor, Baker street, Cranbrook, B. C, at the hour of two
o'clock In the afternoon.
Dated l at Cranbrook tills ,14th day
of January, A. I). 1901.
Solic��*or tor the Assignc.
$3,000   In Trophies and Prizes
Rates of Single Fare for the Bound Trip
.On All Railways.
CrT- F��' furlhe     p     . lars see posters and programmes, or address
Seoy. OBrnival Committee,  Rossland, B. 0.
Ski. Races Skating, Baow
Gutter and Dog Races
. Dtftipg-this month we will sell Boots, 3hO60
and Rubbers at greatly reduced prices, and we
'iWQuld invite:you to come in early and secure a bargain.
The 8hoeiats
W�� Mivrr a complete Una of priM winner, st the World's Ex:
not leant the Kroplre, whloh are the bent.Taluei^or t
Elgin, Iiiioher-Iinmpdon, Is aim very oomplow.   j
Philippe, Agawls. Jubngino. and last but nc
0101167.   Our.lino o( American���Wall.liain,
of above watohon aro positlvolr gnarnnteed.   Money refundi
Our watch repairing department la next to none in America.
Manufactukinq Jkwxlkiib.
Tker *m th. P��t��k
We have a new preparation of   Evaporated  Pump-
[ kin, far superior to Canned  Pumpkin, less trouble
and much cheaper, put up in  packages, with  sugar
and spices added, try it.
Pears, Peaches, Prunes, Apricots, Raspberries, etq.,
etc., a full stock.
Groceries,  Crockery.
Nejjson, B. C.
We carry a.most complete stock of everything- required,in an .Assay
Office and Laboratory.
SOLE  AGENTS 4N   B. O.   FOR >   '
Morgan Crucible Co., Manufacturers of Battersea Cru��iU��s,-ietc.
F. W. Braun & Co.'s "Cary" Combination Furnaces and B/urjiers.
. ��,i
Vancouver,  B C.
have room  for our Spring 'Stock of
and in order to do so we will give special quotatio����-for the
for the next 30 days.    We havethe finest line of ���
Picture Framing and Room Moulding unite City
Sign Painting and Interior Decorating a Specialty
Josephine ' Street,       -      -       Opposite   Clarke . If otel.


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