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 ���J* '  ^anei��:'._Wsi.t>^  ***'T*T-T!r<imm->n'mif.~.jj'  ^ti^WKWi IK  T  k-M;::  l\  KOOTENAY  Has Mines that are Paying'Dividends and Hundreds of Properties that can be Made  Dividend Paying Mines,  DAILY   EDITION:  FIRST YEAR-NO. 18.  NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA, MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 1899.  KOOTENAY  Has   a   Mineral   Oulput    of  Upwards   ot   OnG  Million    Dollars    Every'  Month  In   The  Year  WEEKLY   EDITION: 1) f  SEVENTH   YEAR-NO/  i,  p  ��  ������A,  TELEORAPHIC NEWS BY WIRE  The Royalty Will Not Be Reduced.  Ottawa, Jan. 23.���Hon. Clifford Sifton  says there will be no reduction in the  royalty on the output of the Kloudyke  gold mines, ..but that the amount exempted from tho royalty will be increased  from $2500 to $5000 on each claim.  Lives Lost.  San Francisco, Jan. 23.���A naptha  launch iu search of two men supposed to  have been drowned while hunting, in a  row boat was run down and sunk by a  ferryboat in the bay yesterday, and two  men on the launch were drowned. Later  in the day the rowboat in which the two  meu were hunting was found bottom up,  and it is believed they also were drowned!  Parliament to Meet in February.  Moutreal, Jan. 23.���It is stated in well-  informed political circles that parliament  will meet on or about February loth.  Wants $10,000 Damages.  Toronto, Jan. 23.���N. Hugger of Ridge-  town, Ontario, who was injured in a  collision while working on the Crow's  Nest Pass railway, has commenced  suit against the Canadian Pacific  Railway Company, claiming $10,000 damages.   .  To Be Hanged in March.  Ottawa, Jan. 23.���Henderson and the  three Indians under sentence of death at  Dawson are to be hanged ou March .2nd..  Will Not Interfere.  Toronto, Jan.  23.���A cablegram   from  Londousays the bluebook issued on Saturday confirms the announcement that"  Chaniberlaiu   has   declined   to .interfere.'  with the Newfoundland railway question  for the reason that the colony is self-gov-.  erniug and must accept all consequences.  ��:�� ��� ' "��� ssTisdan'.R'e'fc^urri'e^ .  ""-"' Vieto'ria";' Jant ��� -I^^Pfefiiier ^^linyiralf���  received' "a���v telegi%n; - anuounqiug^.that.:  ,. feharlelfejTkdall; ^i^:foi^t;eM^h!^"saa^f  .: th "rough tlie:sale?"ot f0/cents.w0rtff'6j;,.C'aXt?j  ridges'toap^  ' re fcu r n ed "by,VaRfl a mat ion i n" Wan c of^v'er'.  Tlie aiiiiounceliaeufi>chat"j���Wie]l^/hft,s/beeu  i^turiied^b^acelanYiVtion ;ii"i- tb^ l31"acejqof  ��^Nie.ii^on^dece&.'Se.dj"is exfiected^     ;��������� ���   ���  ":  lake. The general opinion of the local  officials is that the road will be commenced early in the' spring, but no  assurances to this effect have been received from Montreal, the belief in the  same being altogether owing to,the recent  cold snap.     '"'  KASLO'S   NEW   CITY    COUNCIL.  The Several ��� Committees Appointed and  Routine Business Transacted.  [ICnslo Prospector, January 21st.]  The members elect of the new city council did not let any grass grow under their  feet before they were full fledged aldermen and members of the board. They  were elected'��������� on . Thursdayanch were  sworn in on. Friday by city clerk  Chipman, J. P. If the city's business  is done as promptly during the  year as the first action, there will be  nothing to complain of under that head.  Monday afternoon quite a large number  of citizens met at the council chamber to  be present at the first meeting. At four  o'clok mayor Hartin took his seat surrounded by all the members'.  After the usual routine of first meetings  the mayor proceeded to form the several  committees, which are as follows, the  first being chairman : ��� ���   <;  Public Works���Alderman Kane, Twiss,  Campbell.  Finance���Aldermen Fawcett, Papworth,  Kane, Moore.  Fire and Light���Aldermen Campbell,  Fawcett aud Moore.  Water aud 3auitary���Alderinen Papworth, Twiss and Kane.  A motion by alderman Kane, seconded  by alderman Campbell and carried, that  constable'Miller be paid" $10 for his services to date, and if he does not accept  thatamount that he be paid a salary of  $1. per month. Mr. Miller was regularly  appointed constable by the police commissioners the day previous to the elections..; '���;.   ' . ���''������.  Alderman Kane���alderman   Fawcett���  That Messrs. Whealler & Martin be city  |SpHcjJ^;at^a'--^a^  �� ��� 3?-h"at^he'epu nci f"muo veZ i n tb^fcbliimitfe'e^dfc  ��� The^overnnient will ponfcestrthe Three S'eits  " Vaeated'at "the."Capital, ���  ��� yicto"ri%.jan.,��2l.,^-Th'e biggest cSniven-  tioireyet Ifeldjiu Victoria last "night;, iioin-.  inated three' candidates iii tlie govern-'  meut interest to contest the, couiijig bye-  eleetioiis. The choice of tlie convention  was colonel* Gregory, T. W. Patterson, Of  the Victoria & Sidney railway,, and ex-alderman Alex7 Stewart. " Gregory and  Stewart were candidates in the general  election iu Jun6 last, and1 Paterson ran  for North VictoriaJa*gains_t J. P. Booth.  The hall in which the nOhiinatipus were  held was crowded" and he? less " than 431  authorized ballots "were oiSst.  E. V.  Bodwell was in the chair, andi  after, the preliminary address from him  =A^Br^Belyea-p.r.oposed=the=uatnebf-Lieut;-  Col. Gregory.   Dr. Hall seconded.  Ale*. Stewart proposed T. Wi Patter-  sou, and Denis Harris seconded the  nomination.  D. Gartmel nominated alderman Stewart, and C..E. Renouf seconded.  John McMillan was nominated by Mr.  Huegard and seconded by Mr. Pinero.  W. T. Hardacre nominated J> N. Holla lid and John Taylor seconded.  The nominations were then closed and  fpr overan hoiir the convention sat and  smoked "jiatiently while the scrutineers  counted up the ballots. At last it Was  announced that of the '13.1 ballots cast  Col. Gregory had 393, Mr. Patterson had  378, and that the other three, gentlemen,  Messrs. Stewart, Holland and McMillan,  had each less than enough to qualify their  selection On a first ballot. The nomination of Alexander Stewart was afterwards  made unanimous and the ticket of three  was completed.  Turner. Hall and McPhillips will make  the run for the opposition. They held a  meeting last night, but it was not largely  attended. The nominations are set for  January 30th, and the election for Tiiurss  day, February 2nd.  The Curling Bonspiel at Rossland.  The Nelson curlers were greatly pleased  today at the news that the ice in the  Rossland curling rink is in good condition,  and that the bonspiel will take place as  advertised. Three rinks will leave here  tomorrow evening to compete in the  different events, and hope to bring back  some of the prizes. The following are the  personnel of the rinks : G. C. Hodge, T.  Lillie, J. Rae and W. H.. Grant (skip). V.  Lamont, James Lawrence, N. F. MacLeod  and F. W. Peters (skip). A. Currie, judge  Foriu, J. H. Wallace and F. Tamblyn  (skip). Owing to the soft weather, it has  been impossible to play off the district  matches between the Nelson and Rossland  teams and the Kaslo and Sandon teams.  A team from each club will be selected at  the bonspiel to compete for the Tuckett  trophy.  .         Do Not Know Anything.  Enquiry at the Canadian Pacific offices  elicited the information that nothing new  has developed with respect to the construction of the connecting link with the  Cro w's Nest Pass road along Kootenay  nppn,xall;���;being - present "excepttardermau  ;Gam;p*bel],n���,v- - ''- .-���-,;���   ^ *#%���)"'.��*���*'���*���;?  v 4��ft^r"th��e"haihute^ d;t" the" ��f���6I:i"ner. ="mee,t^.���  "ingj'had'j.b'eeii^  Bpf ���;a4ccpu"hts,��vandn-"Coffi^  ;rea,d"-alid;��tileH. ''-*THe%fipantie't&o&iaaittee;  ^ecomhieude.d th��e"paym'eTril%.of':a"cddunte;  /pre^edl^dsfprmerly,.'"^" *.-\ '���. . -. \ ���-.".������" ��� ��� . "-  ���'." [A^mpt"io)ij  \yas�� pasged "tp   change "the,";  time"|)f4";meeting frbjii" "the, afterhppn -to  '^venjn'g."'.".;-   ��.     ".V   "���" ���. ���" y',o~ ���'",���..  .-,"AinotiohVlp requesEsour riiembpr now  atyictoria, R". F. Gfeen.^l.Pi^./.td'assist  in   getting  tlie  suiii of, $400   'frc-in-   the  proYincial .governinerif for the Kaslo fire  department,  on account of, the government building being exempt>  from  tax-,  atioh and: receiving, the protfectiPh ,of" tlie  fire brigade.  Alderman PapwOrth���Alderman Twiss  Twiss���Asking for a room in the new city  hallfor the use af the Kaslo rifle company.  The motion was tiled. ���   .  Jsilderman Kahe^AIderman Fawcett^  That the city elei-fc pay over the sum of  $100. to the fire department, that was  voted to the department last August.  Carried.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft-  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  \b  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  1%.  ^aaasisasaaaas.-ii^M*  noon  meeting'  a  MARTIN MEANT WHAT HE Sp.  Parliament Buildings, Victbriaj Jan. 23.���On Saturday after-  attorney-gfeneral Martin met Price Ellison in the lobby of  the house and roasted him, using-language, attributed tohim at a  held the previous evening when Ellison called Martin  carpet bagger importation, from Winnipeg. Today Ellison  brought the matter up in the house on a question of privilege, asking protection of the speaker from such violent language. He  described Martin's language as billingsgate that could not be repeated because ladies were in the gallery. Martin was out of, the  house during Ellison's speech,: but came in at the end. He repeated that he called Ellison a low cur for bringing into political  discussion private matters. He said he told Ellison he was a  bankrupt, and said he wished every member of the house present to  hear what took place. Baker suggested that a committee of. investigation be appointed to inquire into all the circumstances, but  the matter was finally dropped with the understanding that it would  come up again in another form:?  Sfe&��e-'���-:S-:feS-:SSS-:S��S-:&'e:&'S-:fe&&:��-:S;SSSS-: :-53--233a3:-533:-2:-33:-333353:-2:-33:-5333:-S33:-S^'  W  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft:  ft  ft  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Judge Eorin leaves tonight for Rossland  to hold a sitting of the county court;  Several criminal cases are set down for  hearing, c; . ������';:'-~i --' ������'���-/  't\-Vi\����., V*" ��"���"��"' ��e\vi- fe?��':"^'."f:-W-,���'l*��"'l��^"*y;'"*,>,'"llid" ;-'  W*Regist,rar-otj|he^^^  "bdsyitom^orra^.faf^el-np^  ,put4wha&Jphn "Houston;������and /I?hpmas;M��  eWard ;k;UPW.abouj;;Gray;s:��millsi,r."..>C *����M?; 4  " ,��,��"-*J. ��� 'f*5 5 "���\f "���,'.">V"**:- S& %" Vi^-^rj" flv ��� I  JSvjeri'. money. isV.wagered- .that ��the�� cityl  Fightin' Talk but No Fight.  As a result of the opposition coiiveiition  at Victoria on, Friday niglit last, there  was a sensational row on Saturday between attorney-general Martin and Price  Ellison, opposition member lor East Yales  At the convention Ellison described Mar*  tin as a carpetbagger from Manitoba, and  Martin met Ellison in one. of the lobbies  of the parliament building and asked him  if the report of his remarks was correctly  made in the morning paper*  "Y"e$," said Ellison..  "Well, you're a liar," roared Martin.  "Gome over here till you hear we talk  to him,' called the attorney-general to  Kellie of Revelstoke and a small group of  members. Then Martin proceeded to pour  out a volume of words that are usually  marked by blanks in a newspaper.  "Call me a carpetbagger," he yelled.  "Well, I can pay my debts and you can  not."  "You lie," retorted Ellison, who is a  rich rancher and a man considerably over  middle age. Ellison kept his temper,  while Martin left the place calling abusive epithets over his shoulder, It is likely  this will not be the end of the matter.  Greenwood Likely to be the Leader.  S. J. Mighton, the Kootenay representative of George E. Tuckett & Sons, the  Hamilton tobacco manufacturers, returned yesterday from a business trip to  the Boundary Creek section of Yale  district. In his opinion, Greenwood will  be the largest town in that couutry. It  has mining properties all around it, in all  all stages of development, and has every  prospect of having the advantage of a  large payroll. In Camp Phoenix, about  four miles from Greenwood, there is at  present about 140 men employed in tlie  mines.  The New Divisional Point.  Tho new divisional arrangements on the  Canadian Pacific railway come into operation ou February 1st. Donald will then  be discontinued as a divisional point and  Laggan will take its place. Engines will  then be run through the mountains from  Laggan to Revelstoke. At Golden a Y-  switch will be put iu, an engine stationed  and a train crew retained.  SatuMayibeihgSthetlaVt "id'ay^ph gwhjfcli^  o^���d ^'���VT^' -���'c?',.^**'";' - d'fl-'^'^diV-'d-r^d---.. "f.'^v.^dd-Tdflr^"^ ^W'''^  ijsjers pr,water ana electnc'lighc.coula"se-  "euH3th�� frebatej"the}.city .cletik^was��kppfr  .very ;b;uSy" .receiving bipney "andpfesiiing^  recefpjs. 'Close qn;ifP",i2Q01i*.-wijs /added'ito��  "the^c i ty%re*u s��u,r y's f rp m ��� these vtw���P"so|uices.,  '    Tlhe; '"workup f:a#\^ of  "theIate*Hngh'Gpulndhas'��be.eh commenced,  At, thp"recfulst of the deceased John Dow  of Fer.nie���j who >yas formerly employed as  a, miner at the; Silver King, has been appointed, administrator, and acting oh his  behalfc John JV Malone has secured the  Services of Taylor & flahhin^fon to attend to the legal business in connectiph  with'the admiiiistratipii.  The Record Again Broken.  [Cllasgow WCckl J Mail, January 7th.]  Fom the complete returns pf Clyde ship-  bniiding and marine engineering, it \vill  be ebserved that 28(5 steam vessels aiid 51  ^sailing shipsand^barges'withpa^grpss^re-^  gistered tonnage of 407,243 have been put  into the water during 189S, compared with  229 steamers and 99 sailing ships and  barges, giving a gross tonnage of 340,110,  for 1897. This shows an increase of 57  steam, and a decrease of 48 sailing craft,  from the previous year, but an increase  of gross tonnage all Over to the extent of  127,133. The full increase of production,  however, really belongs to JS97, when the  unfortunate strike and lockout in the  marine engineering trade, dislocated the  flow of work and scattered all computations to the wind. Cpuiiug to the horsepower of engines produced���an important  consideration well-nigh lost sight of in  past years, when sailing vessels made up  the bulk of the tonnage built���the table  is startingly significant.' From 372,395 last  year to 511,005 is a big jump, but only in  keeping with the increased tonnage of steam vessels and the complete disappearance of the old sailing  ship. The white-winged craft, like the  old "wooden walls,"-have served their  day aud generation, and served well, but  the age of the triple expansion engine and  the " tramp " has come and cleared them  from the sea. At the present time nearly  all the yards have every available man  working, aud eager to take on more. The  double shift, however, gets through a lot  of labor in the engineering trade, and we  would estimate the number of hands employed j list now, directly and indirectly,  in the great Clyde industry at4S,000, compared wiih 35,000 in 1897, 45,000 in 1S90,  41,000 in 1895, 39,000 in 1894, 32,000 in 1893,  3S,000 in 1892, 43,000 in 1891, 40,000 in 1890,  3S.O0O in 18S9, and 31,000 in 18S8.  Will Build a Warehouse.  The Canadian Pacific has let a contract  for the erection of a stores building at  Nelson. The demand for stores for the  compauy's steamers and railroads centering at Nelson has become so great that it  was decided to locate a supply warehouse  here. Formerly, when supplies were required, it was necessary to send a requisition, through the heads of departments,  to Vancouver, and often great inconvenience was experienced through delay in  arrival. A full supply of castings, repairs,  etc., will be kept iu stock in the Nelson  warehouse, the erection of which is an  idex of the increase in the business of the  company in Southern Kootenay.  PARAGRAPHS   OF   ALL   SORTS.  The hulls of English torpedo boat de-i  stroyefs are to be painted black arid,all  permanent fittings above the gunwale,:  including the turtle deck, are to be  ".uaintedFgrayi^  ;th"aftnwhen= thHus.fpSintVd^a,lJd"estr"oyer:ssis  'JJ.   *       "I^Vn    "      "n   un      "linn   U      "   ' -ij       C.tf   'Jinn "n ,^B    n���n    -MUD>   .  *P��l'^bil*b^mg��gr:ay;".elia  ft"eln^pliserved;^;, ^H|g^ rf-����� *������' "'3^  .'^The-earl^t^  ^prpmuinrpntly.|)eipre"#the;pu  tf%;^i'th":M^nHbprey;��is"jth^lg  %ou=pt;th"at"Jo|in;a?d  ��whplwa"��;cqhipelledt"p\retir&fr6lnh^  \ot.: chief ..I'ustice.Cofl Ireland.' ^hisVlord*  ^P/^M^ vyas^as" fajmous. ak."Sir .Heiiry  Ha .wkmsis?tpday as a^liangiu^judge.". "At"  his;fuiieral whetr.the^cpfiin "was "lowered,  by ropes into- the'���grave>a voice was*'heard!!  fi^om .the .ero^vvd: HGiye u'ijrf,-plenty..-of  rqujeihoys. . He was,never sparing of it? tb  .���othpij'st" * ��        /  A detachment pf fifty rnen^of the Cana?  dian militar'y f orce i"*the YVikpn*has been";  selnf. to D.avvson todo g|iard- duty. "The  detaphm'ent is Miider the> .cPuimahd of  Captain Burstalf and was* sent frohi1?ort  Selkirk, the headquarters 6f the military  contingent. Out pf the number twenty  belong tp the ai\tileryj and".thirty to the"  infantry. They have with thehi a Maxith  giln mounted pn wheels which is capable  -of firing 300 shots a minute.   The Object  of sending the detachment to Dawson is  ^tbat^order^may^be^maintained^in^the^  streets, especially after nightfall.  Mining Transfers and Locations.  The  following   transfers    of   mineral  claims have been recorded in  the Nelson  office:  January 21.���Blue Bell, on north fork of  Salmon river���Stanley Healy to Frank  Flamery, one-half interest for $40.  Clipper, between Sheep and Bear  creeks���Lewis Oauonica toll. McAlpin,  one-tliird interest for $150.  ��� Julius Citjmr, 3i miles south of Nelson  ���K. C. Arthur to A, II. Kelly, One-third  interest.  January 23.���Copper Clown, 7 miles from  Nelson, on the line of the Columbia and  Kootenay railway���Patrick Perkins to  Joseph Sturgeon.  The location of the following mineral  claims were recorded today:  Combination, on Tamarack mountain, 2i  miles north of Ymir, adjoining Ben Hur���  Charles Northridge and J. M. Gill.  Frauds B., near Salmon river, adjoining Tamarack���Edward Adams.  Misers' Hiding Places.  The name of Delia McGrenn, who died  a few years ago at Providence, Rhode  Island, will live forever iu the annals of  ingenious inventors; of hiding places.  This lady, who was believed, whilst alive,  to be poverty-stricken and relationless,  really possessed/ American bank-bills,  Bank of England notes and divers railway securities toltlie value of $25,000, but  this interesting find was not made until  the bustle she habitually wore was taken  to pieces and her wealth brought to light.  A hiding place very similar in character  was discovered last April, when an old  lady living in a hovel in the vicinity of  Yarmouth, England, died; but in this  instance the sum discovered was in goid and  notes (value ��400) which was sewn in her  stays. The artfulness pf women was  shown to great advantage some years ago  by an elderly spinster named Bonsor, who  prepared a little surprise for those who  purchased her furniture at her demise by  turning it into a species of lucky bags  while she lived. The three great features  of the sale of her effects were a piano, a  piano-stool, and a "four-post bedstead."  With  regard  to  the  former    we  have  Will Have Three Day's Work.  If the session of the legislative assembly  will end when attorney-general Martin  says it will, the three members to be returned in the City of Victoria, to fill the  vacancies caused by the resignations of  Messrs. Hall, McPhillius and Turner, will  have the privilege of the floor of the  house for just three days. The election is  to be held on February 2nd, and the assembly should adjourn on the 5th, to  make the attorney-general's .statement  good.    Church and State Not Separate.  Rev. IT. S. Akehurst leaves tonight for  Rossland to consult with Rev. II. Irwin  and Hon. T. Mnyne Daly regarding the  division of the Church of England diocese. A private bill was prepared to be  brought before the legislative assembly  to establish the new diocese of Kootenay,  with headquarters at Nelson, but it was  fouud to be too late for the preseut  session.  .   Shipments 140 Tons.  For the week ending last Saturday, 140  tons Pf silver-lead ore were shipped from  the mines at Silverton, on Slocan lake.  The Vancouver group sent 40 tons to the  Trail smelter, and the Wakefield mines 40  tons to the Hall Mines smelter at Nelson  and 00 tons to the Selby works at San  Francisco.  nothing to relate, but the purchasers of  the stool, a Lewishaixi doctor, and of the  " four-poster," bought by a local joiner  for 25s, had a good deal to say, when, embedded in the horse-hair stuffing of the  former, tensovereigns were revealed, whilst  a diligent examination of the bedstead  showed that three of the posts were  hollow and contained ��900-in gold and  bank notes. This skilfully-contrived  receptacle of wealth requires a great  effort to beat it, but, on due consideration,  we think that the palm cannot be withheld from the old dame who kept her  heirs at bay for a little space, .and also  provided them with one or two exceedingly uncomfortable quarters of an hour,  by hiding her fortune, in the^shape of  banknotes, between her own skin and a  porous plaster.  "Gil" Spencer Dead.  W. G. Spencer, better known as "Gil"  Spencer, died at 7 o'clock on Saturday  evening at the Crickmay hospital of typhoid fever. The deceased was a native  of Nova Scotia and came to Nelson seven  years ago, where he'established the first  tinsmithing establishment in the town.'  About a year ago he gave up business to  take charge of the bar on the steamer  Nelson. A few mouths ago he enteied  into partnership with D. Campbell, who  lost his life on the steamer Ainsworth, to  carry on a hotel business at Kuskonook.  The news of his death came as a great  surprise to his friends. The funeral took  place this afternoon 'from/, the Masonic  hall, the arrangements being.under the  auspices of Nelson lodge, A. F. & A. M.,  .No. 23, of which the deceased was a visiting member. About .25 of the brethren  marched in procession to the cemetery,  where the remains were laid to rest with  Masonic honors. The deceased leaves a  wife and family in Nova Scotia.  v   :;     ���;' Who Knows Him?  Postmaster .Gilker received the following letter last week. Inquiry was made  at" the offices of the.Canadian Pacific with-  "'putresultVD'H���ii(;\��t '^^f^^-J'^'--  -  ���^S^^Mm^^W^^i^knr: 9th 1S99.  ; ��^Th]e |?ps tufas tercel so ti���I^ear Sir: I h a v e  ^st��Jra;cK��6f!:��p^^b^o^hei^D^i'ti.   ��He" first  ^wen'tf'^tp^ British  *GoTifmubia"ft<^ We  ;ha��Ve^nf}t^ the work  ��ont��the^r1k^ If you do  tfio���*fknp"v^1��Sn"ytliiag^bf hand .this  .l^tter^ltpithpj^ ab  4Nplsbn;.V?^ deal- of  .vEooney^ 0 fe&t-iu-'  ;Heightja"ud\tol^ weight  :Jbeihg;l80ebduiiclS��;"��has liluVeVes and white  /hairiand/moiistach^." .Y.pur.^ truly,  " -VV" =-���;' ��� "=-;.-." 'S13$4y."GiiSujgrlaix.  .; - ."& j ;��� iConso^liaate the pfijlces:  ������". The"Sensible ".members, of .thp city "couu-  eil* li'aye ���)icj" election" debts t^vpay, they  ��thefefpfee sjbpiild; npt be influpjuced by the  sci:ainble for pfiie'e. They should not  ereateyaliy new^officegjbut^'libuld consoli-  datesev.eral:, .^Dlifelije AS hQ mo^re necessity  fgr ,Ba��;"��v^at^r. comiyissjbher than for the  fift"li��iwheel\tti aniagbn; Thecity engineer  should "be the water comjuissibuer, as the  duties' .Of tlii Ofiicie are fmerely nominal.  The "city clerk should be the collector,  and he. should be given a good ac-  cpuntaht for an aSsiscaht, Tlie more  offices created the more officials required  to fill thenj; and the more officials a]i-  spointeJdJlth^-greateiL.th.eJ4alary=lis_t,_i,oi^a_s_  soon asaman is appointed to fill a city  office is a demand made for an increase of  salary.    The Cash is in Bank.  The money for the final payment on Le  Roi stock is in New York, and under the  terms of the Contract between the British  American Corporation and the Turner minority interests will be paid on or before  the 31st day Pf the present Inonth. This  filial payment is $3,12A per share, the balance of the $7.25 having been already paid,  over. In addition tp this $7.25 per share,  the Turner interests are te receive the  proceeds pf all the matte and ore iii the  smelter at the time the deal was closed.  This will amount to about $1 per share  additional, making the stock net the  sellers about $8,25 per share, or the equivalent of $4,125,000 fon1 the property.  TELEGRAPHIC NEWS BY MAIL  Ripe for a Revolution.  London, Jan. 21.���The question whether  a glass of rum and water can suffice to  destroy the third republic in France may  be said to be still pending. Paris has rut  yet begun to laugh at M. de Beaurepaire,  and (his is really a very serious sitrn.  Grog for colonel Picquart at the sittinj.' ''f  the court of cassation and no grog for i lie  generals is the sum and substanr-e of 'lie  accusation made by this windmill >igiui;/>r  in a judge's robes, and the French bf.'-e  of humor has been so completely destroyed by passion that it fails to see a iy-  thing absurd in the indictment.  The situation  is berious enough in all  conscience; it has not been  more so since  the Commune, and the  number of  those  persons who believe that Ihe days of the  republic arc drawing to a close include  some of the most conservative judges of  public   affairs   in   Europe.   There is   no  longer any doubt that  many   powerful  enemies of  the French  government are  plotting its'destructioii.    The  systematic  and   deliberate   maimer   in   which some  fresh   obstacle   to   the progress   tnwiiid  truth and  lighr  is interposed  whenever  the triumph of justice seems imminent is  sufficient proof that a deadly campaign is  being wagud against Fiance.   There will v  be more Do Beauropaires and  Chanoines  as soon as necessary, and the fact that i he  French people are so easily deceived   by  such persons constitutes  the  most hopeless feature of the situation.  The week's developments have been by.  no means confined to the relentless attempt to discredit the Court of Caseation,  thus destroying the last bulwark of the  French Constitution. The reappearanee  of the Napoleonic legend in Pari-; i* in  evidence everywhere: hawkers are selling  lives of Napoleon in the streets a.nd the  demand for photographs of the Bonaparte  family is evident everywhere. Finally,  the production of the play "Vive  l'Empereur" is received with transports -  of rapture. Every point glory'ifying the  Bonapartes is cheered by a crowded house  nightly." The government is afraid to interfere with any of these things for fear  of precipitating a crisis. - -  KNAPP   AND   HIS   BARREL   BOAT.  the'  In the Face   of Failure  He  Still  Declares  Principle a Practical.One.  . t'  F. A. Knapp, the inventor of the Knapp-  -roller-boat, havingmet-'with- disappoint-  -ment in the speed of the-vessel he built at  Torpnto,'rstill believes that' his' invention  is destined to rule the seas, and lie puts  forth some novel theories in support of  his belief. Thej plan of his boat is that of  a barrel with a .smaller barrel suspended >.  on a central axis inside. The engine* are  placed in the suspended barrel, aud are  intended to make the outer shell revolve,  while the inner one remains in one position. The boat built at Toronto is J10  feet long.and 22 feet in diameter and was  expected to make from twenty-five to  thirty miles an hour. She.made six miles '  an hour. The power was applied by putting the engines on circular tracks inside  the outer shell and making' the weighted  inner cylinder tend to climb up the side  of the outer one, like a squirrel in a wheel  cage. This was a mistake of his engineers,  Mr. Knapp declares.  ������I-have always-been-of-theopinion,"-he���  says, "that speed cannot be obtained  from gravity as applied to my boat.  After two trials my engineers now admit  that 1 am right, and that by suspending  the power and applying it to a central  shaft five times b.ettei1 results eau be obtained."  His theory is that with his vessel roliitig  broadside to tlie water she would soon  meet with such a resistance that sli0  would climb to the surface and roll over  it as over a pavement, and would meet  with so. little resistance that tlie speed  would beaiiiiostunliini;ted,nP"ftlat=terhd\y  little power she had. Engineers, he says,  tell him that such a vessel, exposing SP  great a surfaces could never be propelled  against the wind, but he sees the matter  differently.  "\Vith my vessel," he declares* "the resistance of skin friction and the blow" of a  wave, which is much below the centrei  knocking her legs"out from under her, so  to speak, are aids to speed. I turn the  enemy into a, friend and am working With  nature instead of against her. The wind  can no more stop my vessel, weighing  17,000 tobs or more, than it can a railroad  train.  "I am told again by the engineers that  the weight has nothing tp do with it, and  that there is no power in momentum. I  have given up arguing with them as hopeless. It does seem strange to me that  men who are traiued in science should sp  fail to comprehend one of the greatest of  nature's forces, the inertia of motions".  Mr. Knapp proposed to the United  States'government recently that it build  a troopship on his designs. According to  the specifications which he enclosed the  vessel would have beeu 800 feet long, 200  feet in diameter and capable of carrying  30.000 men with their provisions and 30,-  000 tons of cargo.  A Newspaper Changes Owners.  David AV. King, who for several years  was editor and publisher of the Kootena-  ian at Kaslo last week disposed of his remaining interest in that paper. The  Kootenaian will hereafter be published  by a number of local men, the general  opinion being that G. O. Buchanan will  do the editorial work. Mr. King says the  new owners have not much experience iu  newspaper work, but they will have  plenty of time to acquire it. THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   MONDAY, JANUARY n, 1^j9.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  THK DAILY TRIHUNK i�� published every afternoon  (except Sunday), uiul will bo delivered by carrier in  any town iu ICoolcnay for twenty-live cents a week;  or will be mailed to subscribers for live dollars a year.  THK WEEKLY TltlltfN'l': is published every Wednesday ami Saturday, anil will be mailed to subscribers  for two dollars a year.  RKGULAli AI)VI:I:TI.SK.MI:NTS printed in both the  daily and weekly editions for SK per inch per month.  Twelve lines solid noiiparicl to be counted as oneincli.  LOCAL OK REAPING MATTER N'OTICKS -M cents a  line for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rales. All accounts for job  printing and udviM-thing payable on the llrst of  ovory month; subscriptions   in .idvance.  ADDRESS all communication to  THK TKIHI.'SK. Nelson, B.C.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  A.  II.  IIOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and A��*��iyor.  Victoria street. Nelson.  T   C. GWILLIM  �� ���     ���Mining   K  B.C.  -Minini  Slocan City,  B.A.Sc. & W. S. JOHNSON, B.A.Sc.  Engineers   and   Analytical   Chemists,  LODGE   MEETINGS.  NKLSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  .���ETN1GHTS OF PY'TH IAS���Nelson Lodge. No, 23,  -C��- Knights of Pythias, meets in Castle hall, Macdon-  ald block, cornor of Josephine and Vernon streets, every  second and fourth Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. All  visiting knights are cordially invited to attend.  Georck Ross. K. of R. & S.  Jt. G. Joy, C. C.  ��Jte fft,vibnn2+  MONDAY...  JANUARY 23, 18!)!)  c. A paragraph is going the rounds of  the provincial newspapers opposed to the  Semlin government to the effect that a  man named Storey, employed as a guard  at the provincial jail at Nelson, was discharged because he voted for Hamilton  George Neelands for mayor at the late  municipal election in Nelson. The man  was discharged for neglecting the duties  for which he drew a salary. Subordinate  officials at Nelson have the same freedom  to exercise their political rights as have  "officials at other places, and as long as  they do the work they are hired to do,  they will��hold their jobs.   This is a state-  ' ; ment of fact, notwithstanding any reports  to the contrary that appear in newspapers  like the Nelson  Miner   and   Revelstoke  V      Herald.    ..-���������������'. ...���"���.-,   ;: .       ���������' ���-��� ������.  .:''������':'������������.������."  "% The  Canadian Pacific  Railway Com-  ;pauy tries to kill all towns whose owners  ^refuse to give a share of their townsites to  , c, "sistSffl.tnat���" all-tinewspapers ^receiving-nts;  ���d sSfe advertisements ���imisfcKelram.rron^crjtieiz;-:  i >*ing/the i:o|idj�� or-"its-management Muring?  '��� ':;p 4the4*con��inuanco^o^  ^*>;dnay��fl:tu rb^'p n'l-th e^m^nagers*pf<'fthese'Cv^o;"  *.��*: "frail ways^a1^  ^^Kej^tgf^.^cg^:^^r" ���*; -?/. f, J[\  ��"i#vKobtenayl^^  /.��%yaeancyi.caused"rfbyfethe ���death\ohtW. Gr.  ��0.��;WMfsooV$���Tjh^  f #Bnjej��^ J^fWtS; W^^Wejlis ��� of ^liser.  ^pyi^d*^ Pitts Of- ��)bnaidV  j"��.>��Mnri;iWellsj"wiJl��be;.eTeetedby acclaination,  ��.7 ".however, as Mr. Pitts has-decided not to;  '%v:->."J.^X*,?".Y:""^n";"    "       ������"     ���        "  lots who pays real estate  ing to 50 cents a year.  taxes amount-  ^Z."^P��^JbONi.SE^>T.T:ER''S name is mentioned  ��i)ilconriecti"oniwiththe Candidacy to till  ^h^^e^isla||vneivlHi!'cua;n''cy',in the* north rid-  ^jEp^"^^.^^^^! I&crotfenay. Airy Hunter's  ��;"namoe*has, bejeri mentioned iu connection  > w^ilh;.several vacancies of late. He was a  rbahdidate fbr__a^vacant_Seat_on ^tlie su^.  The Senate and the Provinces.  (Toronto (ilobc, Jsmiary 11th.]  Sir Charles Tapper  is of opinion  that  the reform of the senate on the lines proposed by Sir  Wilfrid  lviurier  would  be  regarded by the imperial parliament as a  very serious matter.    Mis contention is, as  we understand it, that the senate as now  organized is an essential part of the pact  of Confederation, and cannot be altered  without the consent of the contracting  parties.    Sir Charles'  conception of the  rights of the contracting parties to Confederation has evidently changed since he  took the foremost part in dragging Nova  Scotia into the union against the will of  its   people.       This,   however,   does   not  answer his contention.    What he  means,  as the context shows,  is that the senate  gives   the   smaller   provinces    a   larger  relative z'epresentation in the senate than  they have in the commons. In the United  States   this   principle   is   carried so far  that Maine has  the same representation  in the senate as New York.   In  Canada  we have adopted a course  it. id way between representation by population and  the   equal   representation   oi   provinces.  Quebec   has   equal   representation   with  Ontario, although its  population is only  about two-thirds as large.    Ontario and  Quebec have 24 each, Nova  Scotia   and  New Brunswick 10 each, Prince Edward  Island and Manitoba 4 each, British Columbia 3, and the Northwest Territories 2.  It is true,  as Sir Charles says or suggests, that one of the main objects of the  senate was to afford special protection to  the smaller  provinces, whose representatives    in   the   commons    might   otherwise  have   been   swamped .by   superior  numbers.     And   if   the   rights   of   the  smaller    provinces,     or    of     the     provinces      generally,      as    against      the  central authority had  been attacked by  the commons and defended by the senate, .  the friends of the senate would have had  a good   case, and   the smaller provinces  would have had good  reason to  protest  against the destruction of this'''safeguard  of their rights.   But  the fact is that the  senate has never during any period of its  history acted as a defender of provincial  rights or of any province.   On the other  hand, the provinces, aided and sustained  by the  courts, have  proved   themselves  well able,to take care of themselves.   The  struggle between Ontario and the federal  tLa.uthorities���res,ultecl:inIplacing on record a  /s'o'r.i^o^'j u^ibi^  ��Mdc"ial?ri'g��h^  ^ur|'ng;all4^  *htt��t\t;he slighted  ^lnci'al;;ra^  ."JalllposSiBlSsuRpPrtlaridicbantenttli'qe^fjyhei;  %o'vSf nnfelif "WdfetheVpar ty/* by- *wlipui;-'  ^pr^Vjih&aifi;^^  "ardV". -Itf^shbrt,"^he"ihtfehtioh��b'f thecou>  ;B"s.titutionfhas been, carried^ put, <bu t j w,ibh��  *duirt;hellightest:Sid?;t'rom thaSe'hate. <T.h>i��  llc^lSesulSKOuldi b|;l5ha^bbii^6ne!o,f"ai/  ipal't; pf"*the ��� legf^latiy e- "i%chine|'y^whic!h.  fhad4lpe^e.n4'ouhd".rt0^\'fo&.utt'Crly iVselefs��&&  : ��hei purpose iqrwhieir, ic.W  the smaii^r)pr5vi|ic^ :  snstt!ej^u'4i$GH��unb"^^  they "liayii" bi'- - course*, - ;the "rifeht   tb" be:��  heard";" but��"unless 'they  desire; such", .a;  diaifge they will .hardly coiiipiaih  o|"'tlie  remdyai oi" a  Siippbs;ed w^Il ��� bf D���defence.  A Roman Catholic priest for nearly  lit) years, he attained high distinction  in the church, was the leader in a  great temperance revival, and was  entrusted by the church authorities  with an important Catholic colonization project in the Mississippi valley.  After his conversion to Protestantism the same qualities of mind  and character made him conspicuous. It  was not .possible for him to keep in the  background. He became even more ardent and zealous as a Protestant than he  had been as a Catholic, and naturally he  incurred the odium of his former co-reli-  giouists. For a score of years aud more  Dr. ���Chiniquy was perhaps regarded by  the Roman Catholics of the United States  aud Canada with more intense dislike  than any other man, for, being a born  tighter, he battled with all the force of  his nature against the church he had left.  Although there can be no doubt about  the genuineness of Dr. Chiniquy's conversion, it may be doubted whether he would  have left the church of his fathers if it  had not been for the fact that, while still  a priest, he had encountered the opposition of his spiritual superior. He rebelled  against ecclesiastical authority in matters  of purely administrative character, and  thus, when he came to review the doctrines of his church, he was in a frame of  mind that made it easy for him to be convinced that those doctrines were wrong.  It is not probable that he was convinced  against his will.  And yet we are told that notwithstanding his fierce iuvectives against the old  church, he retained a tender affection for  it to the last. Even a strong nature such  as his could not entirely free itself from  the habits and influences of fifty years.  Of late years old age had mellowed father  Chiniquy. There was more of charity in  his public utterances and less of invective  than there had been. Time, too, had altered the feelings of Roman Catholics toward 'him; they had come to regard him  as one who, though mistaken, was sincere  and inherently a good man.  The exchange of courtesies between  archbishop Bruchesi and the dying ex-  priest was highly creditable to both ; and  it is pleasant to read that the archbishop  has said that, although Dr. Chiniquy refused to be reconciled with the church*and  died outside her communion, yet he might  still be the object of Divine love and compassion. Thus, at the close of his long  life, the church against which he fought  so bitterly wafts something, like a benediction after his departing spirit. - This is  the essence of true religion, for it is love.  ;I^f^li^^^p^&S^^^i% o��p T "i<-  ��toandrwei*  &Lif2z&��&ze>z?Zi  %.  ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE  totototototo  %  BARGAINS  99  v\l  BARKAINS  9m  Dry Goods     NELSON,  B.C.   J    c!urtains  Men's Furnisliing-s Carpets, Linoleums  JJAVING- finished stock taking, and in order to make room for Spring Stock, Dry-  Goods, and Millinery, we will offer our entire stock at greatly reduced prices.  ��  %  Ladies' Kid Gloves  75 Cents, regular price ��1.25  Dress Goods and Sill^s  Dress Goods ancl Black and Fancy  a   Dress Silks at lowsst cash prices  Men's Shirts  Men's   White   and -Regatta   Shirts,  Ladies' Dress Skirts  special value,  $1.00  Ladies' White Wear  ISTow open for Spring at exceedingly  low prices  $3.00, regular prices ��4.00 and #5.00-  Ladies' Clotlj Jackets  Small lot to clear at $2.00, regular  prices from $5.00 to $9.50  Men/s Whjte Linen Collars  The latest styles, Two for 25 Cents  Table Linens  .Napkins, Towels, Toweling,'Sheeting  and Pillow Cotton, lowest cash prices  lien's Underwear,              ��  Ladies' Blouses  Sateen Wool ancl Silk Blouses at cost  Hats   and:  Caps,   Ties,   Bows   ancl  Scarfs .at marked down prices  Ladies' Underskirts  Ladies' Flannelette, Moreen and Silk  'Underskirts, at reduced .prices  Carpets, Linoleums,  Curtains, Portiers, Window Shades  at liberal discounts  IV[ackintoshes  Men's and Ladies' Mackintoshes at  $S, regular price $15, less than  cost  -Y".  %  ���.V  ���<'���  Boots and Shoes, Rubbers and Overshoes for Ladies, Men and Children, at Cost  PRBB    HBMM1NO. Q (J R | |SJ Q     Q J\]_ g   HEMMIING    FREE  <B  ��� Gcartifets .��e.W'i?vajtd-. Laid'��� $\R'E-1& j��,E>'G,H^aR��3E?  ;vni;.';^I1f.4^.qp1ai\tmenntS"  ��� ��S��"    ���%��  ��;iia'; ��l'ip^Jk:, _  I'roinpfe-fl.ii'Cregulai*  h ^dalij'.orj^.to tli5. triiclb:  Srewjery a| sNelspn,;  ="* " preme bench ; he was a candidate for the  yb vacant gold.commissionership at; Bawson;  . .and now he is a candidate to represent in  the legislative assembly a district in  which he has nd interests. Mr. Hunter is  said to be a man of considerable ability;  but he lias become soured through repeated failures to g6t what he thought he  was entitled to get. He is a Liberal in  pdlitics. ������ . .    .  ���Thj3 Municipal Elections Act should be  amebded.   As it stands, some of its provisions are so ambiguous that the lawyers  even do  not understood their meaning.  The qualification for an elector should be  made so plairt that there could be no dis^  . pute as to the meaning.   As it is now,  persons who hold licenses are entitled to  be placed on the voter's list even if they  have not resided in a city municipality  for thirty days prior to an  election, and  may vote in one ward as a license holder  and   in   another   ward   under   another  qualification    if    their    residence    has  been  fbr any  length of time.   Assessed  owners have the right to vote in  every  ward in which they may happen  to own  property.   "No person should have more  than one vote, and that should  be in the  ward in which he or she claims a residence.   The only qualifications should be  that the person offering is a British subject of the full age of 21 years, that he or  she bas resided within the  boundaries of  the city for one year immediately prior  to the date on  which the declaration is  made, and  that all municipal rates and  taxes with which the person is chargeable  for the year have been paid ; and that  such declaration can be made on or before  the'31st day of December of each year;  no name to be placed on the voters' list  until the declaration is made and personally delivered  to the city  clerk or  his  deputy.   The resident of a city who pays  water or electric light rates is as fairly  entitled to a voice in the selection of a  city council as i? the owner of unimproved  Beb^Ued: Against. His Superiors.,  "'-.. '    [Ilaiiiiltoiilleraki, January-' 17th.]  The Rev. Dr. Chiniquy," who, died last  week.in 'Montreal, possessed" the ardent'  temperament, of his race, an untiring  energy; an immovable will ajnd a courage  that never flinched before any danger.  These qualities of character Conibined  with considerable intellectual gifts made  him a man whose influence was certain to  be great in any sphere in which he moved;  \\. D. \\Vm, Manager;  The finest hotel hi the interior.  Largo sample rooms.   Steam lidut and light.  COUNKR Ol'VWARI) ANP VKRjNTON STS., NELSON  IY|AL0Nt & TRECILLUS  SKdpIUKTGliS!  fedqnaites fop Miners and PpospectQrs  Grocers and  Provision   Merchants  o  Family Orders a Specialty And Free Daily Delivery  Mail and Telephone Orders  Promptly Attended to  THE BEST BRANDS OF  and  AX.WAYS ON HAND  "���'���"B&AINf'" "  tFHIS ^Wf NTER  IiST:THE:  1JSE  OP  GOAL  AS FUEL  WHO DECIDE  TO 15SE  COAL SHOULD  _='g'EE4CHE���=  LATEST  DBSIQ-NS IN  COAL  BURNI3STG  STOVES  Baker Street West  Opposite New  Oddfellows'  Block  Nelson,   B.C  W|ake sure tf]at  you are getting  resi?  BY PURCHASING AT  TROPICAL FRUIT STORE  THK CHEAPEST PLACE IF THE CITY FOR FRUITS OF ALL KINDS.  MILLS & LOTT, Cop. Baker and Ward Sts., Nelson.  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson,  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortable  bedrooms and   first-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  THIS CAN  BE DONE BY  CALLING  AT THE  LAWRENCE  HARDWARE  COMPANY'S  NEW STORE  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO., Baker Street, Nelson  QN  AND AFTER  FEBRUARY  FIRST  The Tribune  Will occupy the premises recently occupied by Hebden &  Hebden, on "Vernon Street, near Ward Street.  Mrs.  E.  C.   CLARKE, Prop.  Late of tlie Royal Hotel, Calgary,  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management t ince 181)0.  The bed-rooms  arc  ���well furnished  and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is net second to any in ICoolcnay.  Tho bar is always stocked by the best domestic and  imported liquor  and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  The Victoria Hotel  Just received a consignment  of Harris home made, tweeds  from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  The supply is limited, so call  early and examine .this stock  Fred J. Squire,  BAKER STREET  NKLSON  Nelson  Planing Mills  REVELSTOKE  H. PERKS, Proprietor.  Renovated and decorated throughout. Krst-class* sample  rooms. Free bus meets all trains. The Revelstoke  Street Car Company run hourly street.: car service  boj.ivccn Victora Jiolel mil? station.  When Requiring Thoroughly Seasoned Lumber   Call   and  Inspect   Stock.  In slock flooring, lining, mouldings, doors,.and sashes.   Every description of joinery, doors and  windows   made   to   order.  OFFICE AND MILLS CORNER HALL and FRONT ST.  ^ :d£-rrKW£ati*rf.
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Ron. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President
R   S. CLOUSTON General Manager
N. W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.
     BRANCHES IN    	
and in tho principal citios in Canada.
Ray and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo Transfers
availablo in any part of tho world.
And Pronounces the Edmonton Route a Dismal Failure.
[Vancouver Province, January 20th.]
Two weary pilgrims from the northern
gold fields, Thomas Henderson of South
Edmonton and Norman Lees of Chilcdtiu
arrived iu the city today. They came
from the north on the steamer Al-ki,
which vessel they left Nanaimo and came
over on the steamer Joan this morning.
Both travellers look considerably the
worse for the northern experience. Lees
refused to tell of his travels, while; Henderson talked freely of a trip of nearly
'3000 miles through the northern wilds.
Thomas Henderson, with a mixed party
of Americans, started from Edmonton
last May over the water route to reported
rich placers at the head waters of the
Liard river. After many exciting experiences the party arrived at a point 400
'miles.up the Liard about the middle of
October last. They.tracked their boat
nearly dOO miles up the river, aud the
only gold they found was on the bars in
the river, which paid from $3 to $4 a day.
Are now prepared to issue
Drafts and Letters of Credit on
Dawson City, Yukon District.
er of the Oregon," said the mayor, " the
czar sent for him when he wauted to build
some nice, new battleships of his own.
"'Let me see your schedule! of prices,'
said the emperor of all the liussias.
" Mr. Scott handed over one of his price
lists. The czar glanced at the first figure
that caught; his eye. Then he retired to
study them over.
"'Before awardiug the contracts,' he
said to Mr. Scott, '1 want to examine
these prices carefully.'
"On the.followingday the czar issued his
famous appeal for the disarmament of
the whole world."
Capital, Paid
D.   R.  WILKIE, General Manager
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How the Very Poor of New York City Manage
to Live.
The "sergeant" stood in the filthy slush
iu the Bowery in front of the Palms
house. He is a man between fifty and
sixty years of age. His hair is white and
his -wrinkled face is closely shaven. A
poor coat was buttoned arouud his collar-
less neck.
"What are you doing nowadays,  sergeant?" asked the reporter.      ■*•       .   *
"I ain!t doing nothiug, that is nothing
for a living." .
"How do you manage to get along?"
"Well, you see, it's this way^ When I
was seventeen I went to the war, and
now I get $25 a month for three-fourths
pay of a retired soldier. So I don't have
to work. I pay $0 a month for-my bed,
and they throw in-coffee and rolls every
morning. Then I read a novel and smoke
in the sitting room, or play dominoes or
checkers till noon. I like Captain Mary-
att, Ouida and Scott. At noon I go to a
restaurant and pay 15 cents for my dinner.   I -'don't eat any again during the
A general banking business transacted.
Savings bank department.
Deposits of $1 and upwards received  and interest
J. M. LAY, Manager.
in bed.   They  would- have seemed  more
attractive at night.
"These lodging houses," said one of the
15-cent proprietors, "started in New York
about twenty-five years ago. There was
none then that charged less than 25 cents
a bed. But, competition has brought it
down, and now that so many beds are
put in one house it can be done cheaper.
One thing we have to contend against is
the clean guys who'sleep in a basement
and then come and fill up our reading
"Yon often hear it said," he continued,
"that, nothing but bums, thieves and
thugs come to these places. But that
ain't true. They are mostly working men
out of a job, or them that have seen
better days.- That old man over there in
the the corner smoking a piye was worth
$50,000 once. But he won't talk for publication, for he's afraid his old friends will
hear about it, and he's* sensitive-like.
Now I'll leave it to you, do they look like
bums?" pointing to a lot of ragged, dirts',
tobacco-chewing individuals seated about
the reading-room."
Bap Glassware...
thg-"G?r$n\'}\IfrUiotel ,tu6divy of jiis. J^irgf trip
"^h'd^^itl'e^ssearcli after gofd :      ]
""JtftO.dKour-p.it^ty^ Oc;/
tober to. reach J3evil's*„ F6)tStige ou, the
Jii,ard/i;ivei%fannd Esiiy /nost^eiijph^ti&air.y ;
that °th4" Edmoittoft^vafeeK invite;-to the
iiOrtheriv gdl3fieldt°ista idistjial; fajhil-e. "' ■
'•'We "started* out Jn-siiiail^boats. "with
good outfits and ha"d .no ^jsfficufty iii
reaching' the mouth" ofthe Liard?river;, i%
<2pnple of huiidred people" were like ouiv
selves bound for the head .waters of the
rivei'-, where we,-\yere~£ditl "that we would
■find plenty of pfkcgr gold. IIo\y did this-
report, stiirt? T*hat is .more tlia-V I can
tell. We till, believed it, however. "Our
difficulties- cohjihenced \vhen. we started
to go up "the river: - Itnvas simply- Mattel' of pulling pj.il* 'boats a distance Of '100
miles lip a, stiff eiui'eiit. At one place,
fjeyil's Portage, it topic us two weeks to
travel fQiir miles. There were nineteen"
boat loads of disgusted inen at this place
jyheji we reached it.   I should say that
there are between two aTd:th"fe*eT_hundlied
men in camp, about 400 miles.np the river.
Game is plentiful, for the Indians were
driven out of the country by'sOnie superstition and several of the Hudson's Bay
posts were closed up on this account.
" I left my iSarty, determined not to
winter in the norths aud thoroughly disgusted with the prospects."
Mr. Henderson says that he cauie oitt
by Dease lake and down the Stickine
river. Since last May he has travelled by
boat and On foot nearly 8000 mil'es;
At Dease lake he met a number of unfortunates who attempted to reach the
Klondike over the Edmonton land route.
They were camping for the winter and
nearly all were in hard luck, as they had
lost most of their outfits. Only a few
Chinamen are working the placers of
Dease river and lake. JNo one at Dease
had heard of the Atliu discoveries. At
Telegraph and Glenora there was, however, great excitement caused by reports
of rich discoveries in Atlin, and many
were starting out for the new diggings.
Mr. Henderson caught the Al-ki at
W range!. She had ouly a small passenger list including two disgusted Swedes
from the Klondike.
Mr. Lees, who accompanied Mr. Henderson to this city, it is understood, took
cattle over the Ashcroft trail and lost
most of them. He refused to talk for
Surveyors Looking for a Route,
[Midway Advance, January lfith.T
Mr. O'Dell, in charge of the Canadian
Pacific Railway survey party on Kettle
river, has moved his camp back to
the mouth of Beaver creek, and
will now work west and north,
while Mr. Sullivan, another engineer,
will explore the country around
the headwaters of Pentitcon and Mission
creeks, for the most feasible route over
which to take a railway to the Okanagan
What Inspired the Czar.
At the recent banquet in San Francisco
given to Irving M. Scott, the builder of
the Oregon, upon his return from Russia,
mayor James D. Phelan called forth the
plaudits of the evening by a speech, in
which he described the interview between
the czar and Mr. Scott as follows :
"Having heard so much about the build-
,5jWh.euviny„^3a|y»c1pmeSjni gp "to.-. JerseyiOity",
I'.or" f our-.da'y^^
1 ^oheif^ie:i?feji»^u%n|phthj'r 7 ";:■"''■ ;.>;
"Ypu ..Ifv.e", econoihieall'y;,". laid %ne i&A
.po.rtei!..,",  n .._     "" -..,   ". "v:;t '"„"-"„„:"   - "■■•■'.
"EconOmicHlly?   J^p.;-r"dpn'{'.."Ypu„d"on't«
;c*ali that pcolToiiiical?": ;Y6u"c6nle w.it'h-ine"
ajud I'jrslipw  j'Ou Dhpw" eCphpmical some"
' peoplelivB.-"°o       •    -"".." : '  ".."
';Dbhe,'"' said the reporter. .
The "se^geiih^!' pulled his; cpat„ a little
tighter (irfojind his "thrbat and* the* two
meh .walked down tpLtS Bowery .•
''Thereis a-place,'' said the seargeant,
'Svhef.e yPu can get a Pup of Coifee and a
seuljer, for fiye cents,, and sit around all
night Or sleep1 on the floor if ypu want to.,
It's in thd biisemeiiti let's gO down."
.Belpw *was a lougj narrow room. At
that time of" the morning (11 d'elOck) the
place, was empty. The chairs were' piled
Oil" the tables, whichquite filied the room.
Above the basement w;aS a 5-cerit dime
liiuselim, aiid above the museum was a
lodging house at 10 Cents a bed for the
night, .
Then they went to Pe.iicil Mission Josephine, 30 Bovvery.
the sergeant, "but you can get oatmeal
and milk for two cents, baked beans for
two cents, beef stew for two cents, one
pint Of sOup with bread tor one Cent, and
one cup Of coffee with bread for one cent.
Just then an old man, lame, with a
crutch, approached the reporter and said:
"Will yott give me a cent for a cup of
coffee, sir."
"I'll take you there and give you a cup,"
was the answer..
The three descended to the basement*
the old man very painfully. A cup of
Coffee aud a plate of oatmeal was ordered-
"That will cost three cents, sir," said
the Old man doubtfully.
With the coffee (a big bOwl of it), three
slices of good brOwn bread was brought.
The plate of oatmeal was big and the milk
looked good.
"How did you come to this ?" asked the
sergeant of the old man who was eating
the oatmeal.
"Whiskey," was the laconic reply.
"Where do you sleep at night ?" proceeded the sergeant.
"Anywhere.   Mostly don't sleep."
"What do you do?"
" I take a walk at night, usually."
The old "man was so lame that he could
hardly move..
"What will you do when you leave
this place, after breakfast?" asked the
"I'll take a walk, sir."
Then the sergeant led the way to 21
New Bowery. It was a single basement
room.   It was full of chairs and tables.
"I charge every man 5 cents for a cup
of coffee and a cruller," said the proprietor, "and then they can stay all night, or
take the coffee in the morning, if they
" Are all the tables filled at night ?"
"Yes, usually."
"How, theu, can they sleep ?"
The proprietor shrugged his shoulders.
" Them that sleep at all are lucky," he
said, "but they can stay here."
Then several lodging houses were visited where beds only, not meals, were to be
had, often, however, including coffee in
the morning. The prices named from 1.5
to 25 cents a night for a bed. Some of
the 15-cent places were indescribably
wretched. Means of ventilation are provided for by law, but the opportunity is
frequently neglected. At that time of the
morning a number of the men were still
Into an  Icicle   in  the North Than Starve
Death in Vancouver.
[Vancouver Province, January 26th.]
" I would rather be frozen into an icicle
in the Peace River district than starve to
death in the civilized City of Vancouver 1"
These were the pathetic words uttered,
by James Sykes,° 72 years of  age,  who°
came tp^Bntish^Qplumbia 32 ^ears,a,gp,rftqs
^ay^T^r|ip£ "^^^^^^^i^^Mi
V'ifh^peak'ei?-.was». a""■ iiypical^^Qkl: iiniher;!
pehhiles°s.f^ h"eifaidv"ahud^
VcJdmpelledf.tb aS'fer|dr"asnsisntSfapei,*,^k- :    >s,
" =The? mayor*at" pnce;:saw*tjiat„'the .case
■ was. p^nefih:*whl^li';pj^pmi3nt;acti(fto ^aS/hecei?!'
sary, ah"drfne;pooirold"miheri was prbv:i'd"edj
\y.ithTqpd«and-i|QOp.k.itng utensils.... It. wa§
also seeii that lie" had a, piace'.to /sle'ep" iii.;,
^'Tjie niglit "Before™ lfet,""° saiJ"""S"yk,e|i nl.
slept in aldod.rwja;"^i   I" am usedi-to, roughs
,.iirgf:it?j7"b(i„t°i;iie'utMo|ip^e.r;ej' is"; ypr.y-: damp
'^fc'n^ghjj^'djown-'^r'e'i^nli; i*can t^ll youy
thai uiy-health was hot improved thrpugh"
the night which I passed! ih, that dporWay. |'
Ou VVest'SihstSr avennp.
The old .man's story is a touching one.-
He left, the shores of- merry> England in
the.full prime of marihpp.d and lpaching'"
Victoria lie/became a-nomad iji search.pf
gold. The Carib66 excitement had brpkeri
out and; Jip wasi one Of the. first to join in
the, rush to the north. This was 32 ypars
ago, and until a few days since! he had
never been sputlii When he did again
reach civilization he did not have a qen*t
to his name, the many long years having
gone hard with hhn. At times he would
have a good stake, and then again he
With Dr. Dawson he was employed in
connection with the many exploration
surveys in the north, and as a pioneer Of
British Columbia he opened the way to
the frozen and golden fields in which
a later generation is reaping the sweet of
the fruits. Then he transferred his usefulness to Williams creek and experienced
the excitement ot the good old days.
They were good days for Sykes and he
took out a goodly Suui in precious metal.
But it has dwindled, away and he is now
a candidate for the Old Man's Home at
"Blake" Wilson Speculating'.
[Silvorton Silvortonian, January 21st.]
A 10 day option to purchase has been
secured by W. J. Wilson of Nelson from
Conrad Bill of Silverton on a one-third
interest in the Tremont, Osborne and
Nicola claims. These claims, which are
situated on Silver creek, between the
Fisher Maiden and the Comstock mines,
are said by those familiar with the ground
to be excellent prospects.
Tunnel in Over 700 Feet.
[Fort Steele Prospector, January 11th.]
Development work still continues on
the Estella. The main tunnel is now in
702 feet. During the past week the wnter
in the supply pipe froze, stopping the air
blower. This difficulty will be overcome
and in the future provided for by a steam-
heating apparatus. An upraise will be
started very close to the 550 foot station.
WB...._   ._	
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We are now carrying a most complete line of Bar Supplies, including
all the latest styles of Whisky, Wine
and Beer glasses. Our prices are low
and the quality the best procurable
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Waterman & Co.
Notice   of  Application   for   Certificate   of
Take notice that. 1. J. A. Ivirk. acting as agent for
John Dean, free minor's certificate No. 1872a, administrator for ''.o estate of the late Silas l<\ Uollinsworth,
free minor's certilicatc No. 74,078a, intend sixty days
from the dale hereof, to Wpply to the mining recorder for
n, certificate of improvements, for tho purpose of outain,
iiiK a, crown grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action, under section 37,
must he commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. .1. A. ICIHIv.
Dated this llth day of November, 1SIIS. [Nov. 2(ith]
~atlantkT~steamship tickets.
To and from European points via Canadian and American lines. Apply for nailing dates, rates,, tickets, and
full information to any Canadian Pacific railway agentor
C. 1J. It. City Agent, Nelson.
WILLIAM BTI'f T, General 8. S. Agent, Winnipeg.
All Communications relating to  British Columbia business to be addressed  to P. O. Drawer
505, Nelson, British Columbia
S. S FOWLER, E.NIr, Mining Engineer
Lumber!   Lumber!   Lumber I
Kootenay Lake Sawmill, G. O. Buchanan, Prop.
First   class   lumber   at
Doors, Turned
Yard:   Foot Hendryx Street.
Work,  etc.,
line   of
Also   a   full
constantly on
JOHN RAE, Agent.
and  Short  Route ' to. and
Kootenay Country.
Firsl-class and TouriM Sleepers Operated from
Tickets issued through and baKtfagc
checked to destination.
Leave. •
li:l(lp. in....
Rossland and  Main,  Lino
City,   Slocan  Lake  Points and Sandon,
— 1)aily—F.xcngt.Sunday   »       ..   Arrive
..10:3) p. in.
Notice   of Application  for   Certificate   of
Tako notice that I, George It. G. O'Driscoll, for myself
and as agent for Edmund 0. Traves, free minor's certificate No. KiolA, and George IT. H. Symonds, free miner's
certificate No. 2170a, free miner's certificate No.'27;*iIa,
intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply
to tho mining recorder for a certificate of improvements,
for tho purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above
And further take notice that action, under section
37, must be commenced before the issuance of such
certificate of improvement*-.
Dated this 24th day of November, 1898. [Nov. 2<ith]
Notice of  Application   for   Certificate   of
Take notice that I. J. A. Kirk, acting as agent, for
John Dean, free miner's certificate No. 1872a. and .lohn
J. McAndrews, free miner's certificate No. I3,(I2I1A,
intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply
to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above
And further take notice that notion, under section 37,
must lie commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements. J. A. KIHIv.
Dated this Kith day of November, 1898. [Nov. 2<ith]
Notice   or   Application   for   Certificate   of
Tako notice that 1. Arthur fi. Karwell. acting as agent
for George A. ICirk. free miner's ccrtilicale No. SSJ&j, and
John A. Turner, free miner's certilicatc No. ISXSIa. intend,
sixty days from the dale heroof, to apply to the mining
recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of ohlaining crown grants of the above claims. And
further take notice that action, under section 37, must
be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of
improvements. A. S. KAIiWKLL.
Dated this 20lh day of December, IWlS. 11 >oc. 2I|
Notice   of  Application   for   Certificate   of
L325I (I. 1, UKITANNIA I.32.'l.'i (J. I.GKA.NI) L. ISIOG. 1, MAC
Take notice that 1. John llirseh, as agent for the Mall
Minos Company, Limited, free miners certilicatc No.
25;')IA, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply
to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements,
for the purpose of obtnining a crown grant of the above
claims. And further take nolice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such
certificate of improvements.
Dated this 2fitli day of November, ISIS. [Doc 10]
The Tribune Will Buy Oldltegs
Kootenay Lake-Kaslo" ^oute-Steaij-er Kokanee.   .
Leave.                 .Daily EScopfc Sunday Anfjvo.
1:00 p. in....'... ., NKLSjON..,,, :, 11:00 n.,ht.,
K.opten.ay  Ritfer Route--Steanier Moyie.
;Moii., Wed., ¥ri. TiiCs,, T"«r§.. S.lt.
8:00 a. Hi.. Leave. NlCI.SON ,...Arrive (1:50 p. m.
Makes connection at Pilot lifty with steamer Kofcanco
in both directions.
Steamers on their respective routes call at. pfiiicipal
landings in both directions, aiid at other points wheif
Ascei'taiu Tlatcs and full information by adurcSsing
nearest lofial ngcut or
E. E.BE/\SLEY, City TicKei Agent, 1   N ,.       B   c
J. HAMILTON, Agent, f  rse!spPl *' bj
W. I". ANi.)fSK.S0N.yi'ravcliU!| l'asstingcr Ageut, Nelson.
'It J. COyi.E, Dis'l l-usjsengcr Agent, ViiiicouV.cri
Spokane Falls & Nopthern,
Nelson & Fort Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
The only all rail route without change of cars
between Nelson an,d Rossland, and
Spokane ar|d Rosslaqd.
Leave Arrive
(i:2(i a. m NKLSON 5:35 p.m.
l'iufra. m  HQSSLA.ND. 12:20 p. nu
S:.'t0 a. in SPOKANK   3:10 ,jn in.
The train that leaves Nelson at G:20 a. in., makes closo
connections at bpokane with trains for all Pacific (.'oast
Passengers for Kettle Uiver and Boundary Creek con
nect at Marcus with stage daily.
C. G. DIXON. G. P. & T. A.
K,aslo & Slocan Railway
S.0U I
a. 15
11.00 a.
South Kork
Hear Lake
Cody Junction
Arrive 3.55 p. in.
3.20     »
"       2.25     »
,i      2il0     »
'    »     '2 00-.  "
•   »       1 15     »
"      L3I    »i
123    "
Leave  1.15    "
Arrive 11.10 a. m.
Leave 11.25    »
C1..K COPKLAND. Superinlendont.
Notice of Application for Liquor License
Notice is herebv given that thirty days after dale 1 intend to apply to the stipendiary magistrate ot West
KoQtenav district, for a licenso to sell liquor by retail at
my hotel at Sirdar, 11. C. AUGUST JACKSON.
Siidar, U. C, Docember aith. 1H1S. TUB TRIBUNE:   NKLSON B.C.  MONDAY, JANUARY 2il, l��n9.  w.  TODAY'S   NHW    ADVERTISEMENTS.  J.V. Perks, Itevclstokc-Il'tnl Victoria.  M. Doslirisay & Co., Nels'in���Groceries and provisions.  Kirkpatrick & Wilson, Nelson���Groceries.and crockery-  ware.  Nelson & Port Sheppard Hallway���Kxcursion rates to  the ltossland winter carnival.  W. A. Coslello, Nelson���Kxprcs-iinan.  S. J. Mighton, Nelson���Cigars, etc.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Frank Fletcher, land agent for the Canadian Pacific R>iil\vay Company, reports  an increased demand for residential  property in Nelson. During the past  week he sold $.'3000 worth of lots in the  residential portion of the original town-  site.  The Nelson made a crip yesterday to  Six-mile Point, having in tow a barge  with four carloads of machinery, feed and  supplies for the mines ou the north fork  of Lemon creek. On the return trip she  brought down the boom of piles for the  Canadian Pacific Railway Company's spur  wharf, which have been frozen in for the  past three weeks.  A hockey match will be played tonight  at the rink between the senior team  choseu to compete at the Rossland carnival  and a'-scratch " team. J  David W. King, printer, journalist, and  all-round rustler, has sold his interest in  the Kaslo Kootenaian, and is looking for  another opening in which to invest his  cleanup.   He was iu Nelson today.  The Canadian Pacific resumed its freight  service over the lower Columbia yesterday, the steel steamer Minto making the  trial trip.  The Canadian Pacific is moving the  steel for the Robson-Penticton branch at  a lively rate. Ten cars loaded with rails  for the Robson-Penticton road arrived in  Nelson yesterday from the Crow's Nest  branch.  Thomas Riley, who was charged with  the theft of $27 at Slocan City on Jauuary  13th, was released from custody this  afternoon, by judge Forin, there being no  evidence produced connecting the accused with the theft.  JVC. McLennan of Kuskanook, who has  been on a month's trip to the Coast,  arrived in Nelson yesterday afternoon,  coming by the way of the Nelson & Fort  Sheppard.    He says the government will  Costello's Express  "'---..Trunks and-valises ^delivered to any part of  tllo.city.    " =    =      " '   -.=  = ' ������  ���  .All   kinds of draying  done-tit   reasonable  rates. _*Moving furniture a specialty.  W. A. C0STELL0, PROPRIETOR  WHEN YOU REQUIRE  POKER CHIPS  CIGARS  PLAYING CARDS  "   KeihbciJ ypu can get them from.,  "& J. M6HT0N  Aberdeen' blpck, Nglson, B, C.  RATE TO  ROSSLAND  AND RETURN  The Nelson & KOrt Sheppard Railway will sell tickets  at ��:).(!5 for the round trip from Nelson to ltossland On  January 21, ,'25; "Hi. .and 27, good to return until.Jairuary ��1.  Trjtins leave Nelsoii station at !):iOa.m., ami .Mountain  jSidipg at lUKio n.'uii and arrive at Rossland at !i:Kl p.in.  G. Iv. TACICAWJltS", Agent, Nelsfln.  lE-'Oie,   SALE  1000 Bryan and Sewall  . oc  1000 Monroe 4c  1000 Little Cariboo .:3c  2000 Toledo lie  000 Standard 5c  1000 Max-well   . . 2c  3000 T/tica, Ymir  ....,��� 4c  ALEX   STEWART,    Mining   Broker.  Oflicc:   Turner & Hoeokli block. Baker and  U'ard streets. Nelson.  H. D.Ashcroft  BLA.CKSMITHINC J\ND  EXPERT HORSESHOEING  Wagon  Repairing Promptly Attended to  by a First-Class Wheelwright  Special attention given to all kjnds of repairing  and custom work, from outside points  SHOP:   for. Baker aqd Hall Sts. /tafson.  Second Hand PIANOS  FROM $50 UP  Payments $4 per tyoqlh  MUSIC   STORE.  surely eleitt Gregory, and perhaps one of  the other of their candidates, iir Victoria.  He also says, that as far as lie heard, the  government is giving good satisfaction on  both the Island and Mainland.  Tomorrow evening the smoking concert  of the Nelson Hockey Club will take place  in the fire hall. The fun is scheduled to  commence at S o'clock.  The managers of the ltossland winter  carnival report the weather this morning  as excellent and the success of the second  winter carnival in Kootenay as assured.  Alderman Hillyer made a trip to the  electric light flume at the Summit on  Sunday. With the exception of some  rock work, the grading is now about completed. Had the lumber been on haud  this morning, the "work of building  the flume proper could have been  commenced. He     says     that     there  is as much water in Whitewater  creek at present as there is in Cottonwood  Smith creek.  A burning match thrown carelessly on  the floor of the Bon Ton restaurant, on  Sunday morning about 3. o'clock, bya man  who had lit a cigar, set fire lo the curtains  on the front windows, which in a moment  were all ablaze. An alarm of fire was  given, and the brigade promptly turned  out, only to find that the fire had been  extinguished.  O." M.   Rosendaile  of   tho Hall Mines  smelter is engineering the boom of the  scheme for theKootenay mineral exhibit at  the Paris exhibition. His first object is to  secure a liberal grant from the provincial  government to defray the cost of the  same. His second move will be to secure  the appointment as Ivootenay's representative in Paris. In support of his claim to  the position he says that he can give the  sightseers a mining talk in four or five  different languages.  F. D. Hobbs of 'Vancouver, who was for  several years foreman of the Canadian  Pacific shops at Donald, has been appointed assistant master mechanic of the  Pacific division. He was in Nelson on  Saturday taking a look at the motive  power centered here.  At the meeting of the city council this  evening the applications for the positions  of city solicitor and of water commissioner  will be dealt with, It is also probable  that the chairman of the finance committee will make his budget speech.  To the wife of Thomas Madden there  was born a son on Sunday.  Milton McCandlish, the little boy who  was injured pu Saturday by being hit on  the head with a rock, will soon be all  right. He wanted to go to school this  morning. The accident was the result of  a number of small boys playing '.'mining."  Sheriff Robinson sold by public auction  in front of his office on Saturday afternoon the mineral claims Kilo aud Wedge,  situated in Slocan City mining division,  for {jsloO. The purchaser was P. S. Andrews, acting for clients.  The Lawrence Hardware" Company will  make an important announcement in tomorrow's Trjhune.  GREAT  REDUCTION   IN  4  Daring Stock Taking and to make  Room for Next Season's Goods  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  &Go  I  7i  Jewelry  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  Watches   Clocks  Sterling Silver  And Silver Plated Ware  SOUE. AGENTS FOR  TRUAX  ORB  OARS  Canton Drill Steel  -     CARRY IN STOCK   ^  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, arid Fittings'  -Giant, vCaps arid Fuse ',  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware:.  Stoves, Ranges,  WOODEN    m    Iro^'.stg?i Sheet  MATERIAL     \\      Iron- T~Rails  ivia i tKiAL     \\s> PaintS} oils, Glass  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  .^^���^���^���S'3.'S'a^'^.<!''g'^'^-^'/  PRICES  TO  COMPETE  EITHER   EAST OR  WEST  JACOB  DOVER  The   Jewelep  Nelson,   B.C.  OTHERS FOLLOW  feuftK^^w.-.^^    ��������   ^ ,Tii:^^��^::��-aJH^-_^?^-T*artf.-.-j-- "%Jf>^Jl I  and preserve health  by wearing  Chamois Vests and  Chest and Lung Protectors  Large stock just  received  W. F. Teetzel & Go,  Once a customer always a customer,  and a trial order will convince you that  the quality of our goods is unexcelled  &nd our prices reasonable. A large  ^consignment of e^ned goods, e&lxsist*-  ing of jellies, jams* etc.* just reeeiyed.  l^irkpatricK & Wilson  Baker Street, NelSOn,   B,0.  Vancouver  Eapd^ara  IMPORTERS OF  BUILDERS' HARDWARE  Mail Orders  Promptly Attended to  box: 98  rpisoisrE] s  THE  OB LIVE TO EAT  TT matters not to us, we are in a position to supply you  with the proper material, which will enable you to live  and save money. All we ask of you is one trial order, we  know after that you Will be listed with the many as one of  our customers. We carry the largest and best assorted stock  A full 'iih'sortniont always on hand.   Come :an;d sec us  mid get our jiriges.  MARA & RARNARO RLOCK, BAKIOll ST��� NELSON  C. F. JTTER  Goal and  Wood Deafer  M  BEST DRY WOOD  ASK   TO   SEE  THEM  Is something new, stylish,  and strictly up to date.  Every Hat is guaranteed.  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. C.  . DesBrisay & Co.  P. Burns & Co.  Delivered tp any 'part pf the city.  Fuji measurement guaranteed.  WHOLESALH   AND   KETAIL  ART  AND  No. 18 and 20, Baker Street,  Nelson,  B. C.  J. A�� Gilker,  Postoffice Store.  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at flelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,   Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks,   Midway,' Greenwood and Sirdar.  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  Office at Corner Baker and Ward Streets*  Nelson Real Estate  Business and  Residential Lots  FOR SALE in the original townsite on easy  terms. Also lots for sale in 'Grand Forks  and Cascade City.  Apply  FRANK  FLETCHER,   P.L.S.,  Land Agent,  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets,      Nelson, B.C.  C. D. J. CHRISTIE  l  General Broker  Real Estate and  Insurance Aget|t  Three-roomed house to rent at 312.50 per month.  Kive-roomed house to rent at ��15.00 per month.  Office:  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  l-i


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