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Array '~V  II?'  KOOTENAY  Has Mines that are Paying Dividends and Hurt  dreds of Properties that can be Made  Dividend Paying Mines.  DAILY   EDITION:  FIJIST YEAR-NO. 21.  NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 26; 1899.  ^KOOTENAY  Has   a   Mineral   Output   of  Upwards   ot   One'  Million    Dollars    Fvery    Month  In   The Year  ���WEEKLY   EDITION:  SEVENTH   yEAE-NO  8  I  l!  1-  i'l  in  THE  WINES AND SMELTERS  Nelson's Gold Belt.  The activity which is marking the development of the gold belt to the south oi  Nelson, and the general encouragement  which is being met with by those who  have the same in hand, bids fair to demonstrate that Nelson has other mining properties tributary to it which in the aggregate  will discount in importance the operations  of the Hall Mines, Limited.  Already there are are employed in and  around the various gold properties close  to Nelson more miners than there are employed at the Silver King mine, and by  spring the indications are that the present number will be more than doubled.  The Duncan Mines, Limited, is a company which has done much to stimulate  interest in the gold ledges, and the  marked success which the company is  meeting with in the development of the  Granite and Red Rock claims cannot fail  to induce others to take up the development of other claims which at present  are lying idle. On the Granite and Red  Rock claims the company has a force of  40 men. The double-compartment shaft  is down over 150 feet, and levels are beine:  . run oil the' White vein, which has beeu  opened up on the Nelson-Poorman property. Assays made from the ledge  run all the way from $10 to, $120,  and the average result obtained  from 00 carefully-taken samples 'was $37.  The company has let a contract to Fraser  & Chalmers for a 20-stamp mill, and when  the same arrives the company will have a  pay roll of close upon 100 men working on  the mill and in the property. As a site  Tor the mill the company has secured the  western half of "Bob" Woods's pre-emption, which lies a short distance southwest of the railway bridge across Kootenay river, and an aerial ropeway ..will be  constructed for transporting the ore from  the mine to the mill.    .  On the Nelson-Poorman the development work mapped out is proceeding.  An upraise is being made from the lower  level to the main-workings, and driving  is beinff done on the White tunnel for the  ���Vpurpose of opening up stoping ground. Iu  Uie Jp>yei';level of the tEoormay,, which is-  pwn'abpuM.    ���-**���"���-  ... ��i..._   several properties for Eastern capitalists.  He first visited the principal mines in the  Kettle River and Boundary Creek camps,  and went into the shafts and drifts aud  saw for himself what is being done in the  :way of development. Among the properties visited, were the Old Ironsides,  Mother Lode, Cariboo, Minnehaha, Sailor  and Waterloo, in all of which  quality of the ore in Camp MeKiuney is  copper pyrites resembling the ores of  Montana, while those of Copper camp  consist chiefly pf carbonates and oxides of  from man to man by means of unboiled  milk, and yet all this suffering and disease  .might be to a great extent prevented if  people would only cook all their foods,  liquid and solid, before consuming them.  Milk was the great vehicle' for  the .spread of contagious diseases  among       us. Knowing       what      he  copper, resembling the ores of Arizona.  From his observations of the country he  has no hesitation in saying that British  Columbia is one of the richest, if not the  richest, miuing countries in the world.  WORSE   THAN   CANNIBALISM.  :*?'3393:-S:��.*83:339:*93^  ���feet)  ^me5��v#'yyiicfl��^}'e]  *#'  if  te  ^"has"! been��*encountei;ed".-in   the^Poorman  >��� r been vsecuireq u.���r VAs*tn e ^Boox ud an work in j_\s ?  ���*=, ufefsevera! J\undred^teet�� below"stbose/Aoi;  "^*th^i��unc$ucM^  j."p.r"&ult"s?bfsdQy^  is-vslcQusidferabl^interesfe!.'":'?'"* ������> ^"-;-���*;.;.. :,r. Z\-, ���"  ;.$"."..^fr^ps^^  ?"��� -thesli'ev.elopm^nj; of <th.eV'At.ha'bas*ica""'ilr"dp1  ^extyv ^psejy ..predict: ^a��cQnsiderable"��adj,  ^"(vance"iu*.tlili!;pTitfe of^ASiitibas'ca stock. ...ItT  :.^.isnow said*tlSat'itlie" managementiot^the.  .    .   ���;.   "* TuririeVlftust be Dx'iven Further.  ��� The�� "Aaron's"Rod - 1Vlirii.bg" Cbmpatfy, a,  ��� local campauyf. foi'medfor the purpose p&.  deypjoping"the White.S wan groupafc.the/  "Headrof Lower Arrqw lake, has suspended  operations for tlie present.   ThSt'ouipa'ny  has inur a cross-dut tilmyel into the Kill for  '125 feet,"-but 1ms not ypt; encouhtered the  ledge.. Jit .was   thought- t;hat  the .ledge-  would be tapped at 400. feet,, but the work  has sho^yu that it di'psmore into/the hill,  and will, require oO1 of .100 feet more of  tunnel to reach it at the present level,  Nelson Mining Transfers.  The following transfers of mining properties were recorded today at the Nelson   office:^Hercu 1esysi tua ted_on.north sidepf  Milk is Said to be the Cause of the Spread of  Disease.  "Milk as a vehicle for the spread of disease" formed the subject of a recent  lecture by Dr. James Dunlop of Edinburgh, Scotland. He said suffering and  disease would be prevented if we had a  constant supply of wholesome and pure  milk. Pure milk was just as important as  pure water. Milk and oysters were almost  the only two.'"animal" foods that were  swallowed and eaten uncooked, with the  consequence that much suffering, disease  and death follow. Zymotic or contagious  diseases of all kinds, were commuuicable  by means of unboiled milk, he should re-r  gard the. drinking of uncooked milk as  cannibalism, just as he would regard .the  eating of raw animal flesh as a relic of  barbarism and cannibalism. Our danger  from infected and poisonous* milk was not  so much from within the city as from  without it. Au enormous supply of milk  was seut into vthis; and other cities from  the cow-keepers in the countries. Over  this milk-.there.was little control,:and it  ��"\\^"s md f ie n"%i' od ncecls^u dd (ji'^h obr i'ib;le:*,:a;ua ���]  ��� i\ nsaiirtar^y. ��cdii dit io'lii:; ^iP:ijJi^a|Tclfal^ig."-.  ft-he-.tb \yri"s ��'i ta^wafei i's tni bTit��ed> 6 f teii A'iil "th��S  gSS^#'3^j"e'^  ?4cnQwn;tuat"tuber,cu]pns;��".pre.yailed*a  ..'cBwsfiri^the^co^'n^iesl'ey^^  Is.iyeljrthaniiinipng��.����cb"\ysSlli^it'h^b'yrls ?6f;'  '(tffe'Sci^Te^/.^fhp^  ^enB"ugh:'">^And)a;uiVuy^;,.''|.rfe  ' "sett rl e*t^" .f'e v���%; ".t yp lipid S'ey.er; "/ii ip*|i'iftei:ia,",  etj;:j:���aijdjs6re^^"tl|rda tsif lXa.ye".been.p"bnrj>ugh"t.;  ���i'uto^the"'"cities,d^'o.ui/the* x;otiriti?#s 'iu^milk  "���>ynich".hai&"J3e^  ^a't."the*SpUuee^6Ws\ipp  to'  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  ih.  *SSSS&S:SfeSar*'  GIVEN FOR WHAT IT IS WORTH  Victoria,  Jan. 26.���The opposition held a meeting last even-  and  utter lack  ing   in  the Victoria  theatre,   ancl candidates  Turner,   Hall  McPhillips received a chilly reception.    There  was an  of hopefulness apparent, and although the theatre was pretty well  filled at the commencement, the crowd  thinned  out considerably  long before the end of the speech making.    The principal subjects  'dealt-with were attorney-general Martin and  the Alien Exclusion  Act, both of which were condemned.    The government candidates,  namely Gregory, Paterson and Stewart, held a meeting in the part  of Victoria known as Spring'Ridge, and met with  a decidely encouraging reception.  There is no question that the tide has turned,  and that on February 2nd Victoria will change  her  representation  in the provincial house.  The writ for the north riding of East Kootenay has been  issued, returnable on or before February,28th. John E. Griffiths  of Donald is named returning officer.  sfe&esessessfess-sssess ssaaasSiSSsssasssaaaaaaaaar-ssasaa^'  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  Miss  Miss Stn  Becket, Miss Whil  and Miss McDougall. After sides had been  selected the puck was   faced off by "Mrs.  Calhoun aud Miss Strang and the play im-  diately   became   very   fast.     Miss Mc-  Murray played point for one side, and in  addition to making some capital lifts, did  some checking that would  not disgrace  even the mighty, Charlie Johnstone.   Of  the   forwards,    Mrs.   Calhoun   was   the  bright shining star;  time and again she  would rush down the ice, dodging with  ease one after another of tho opposition  players, and the puck remained in her  possession  until the time came to shoot,  and then an insuperable obstacle always  presented itself in  the person  of a boy  who stood about 3 feet 4 inches in height,  but who played hockey like a Hamilton  Baker.   Between   the posts.;he was absolutely invincible and  his sporting  instincts    being   stronger    than    his   gallantry,   he  obstinately  refused to   permit  the  puck to  go between   the   goal  posts.    Mrs.  Calhoun's swift lifts   were  easy for him and he stopped them with  the coolness of a  veteran senior.   Of the  other ladies Miss Whitla and Miss Stranc:  repeatedly distinguished .themselves by  making capital runs.   In  fact, all proved  themselves adepts at Canada's national  winter game, and outside of the trifling  fact that the game was played  under lacrosse rules, it did not differ greatly from  an ordinary senior practice.   The lacrosse  element was introduced by the non-observance of the off-side rule; lingering/offside was in fact the most noticeable feature of the play in  the crack forwards of  Winnipeg's lady hockey experts.  ATTORNEY-OENERAL MARTIN'S  Vigorous   Remarks   re   His   Altercation   with  Price Ellison.  In   replying to Price  Ellison,   on   the  floor of the ��� house.' attorney-general Martin laid down a general  principle that  should be observed not only by politicians  in or out of legislative-bodies, but by the  press.. The official1 doings of public men  are public property ; their private affairs  are not.-     ���-���>��� ���'-���''���>'>-:':-a".'���'������������      '���'��� - ���'"������ ; ^-^r-.^'  .*..C,THe.,attOrnUey;:gen"el^l*^  ���hadrtalhiut-'thafothe^honorable^member:  s#fbr,"past;;Y^iJe2\y!tS'.g"^  ',*^ubie'cfea,n��d|lfad"5utend"ed^.'*t^  *" but:he*had'��'be"en��Jeugaged./directiug*sou'ie:?  ?c"Orrest3bndence*�� an;dffhads'ho;t"V.h"eard$tlw,j  "b'eiIs^iun^r.����He��tter^fbnre"*^ t)le%  ,S',D 1 S'tdm^'n   ���     nnC:'lJo''lJ..m.':'''Dl'1^     niT ���4,P .    i**ffD '^n   In"  ��   ��r,Slj0 n   P 'mm   n 0 D n nP^   n    ' ��.  ^ \n ,"  .n        ?���  ���pleasure ".ok*.listening', to. -the^.honorable*.  'fgejrfiifema'u, .but"Jie���unnder;s,tp%p!d;tK&>fehnejh!fdj  "bJeeYi"" p'bsi"h'g;""si�� "jan^-iin^iir^Bupa.fct-y., "������Th:^\  facfi \0s ���Efra'^.'lie] - thp.. att6rney:-geS.nerjil,  WHO   KNOWS   HIM?  .\  Td'ad mountain���Prank~Crrauthan to Andrew Cairns of Ymir. Rjising Star, at  head of Barrett creek, adjoining the Porto  llico���Edmund Chase to L. N. Dewey,  one-half interest.  Looking' for Ore.  Ii.   Ganger,   ore    Buyer  for   the  Trail  smelter, is inaking a trip along the main  line Of the Oanadian Pacific railway.   He  was at Kamlodps last week, abd eucouv-  ages the mine operators there by telling  them that the ore produced by the mines  around KamlobpS is the kind  his smelter  is looking for,     ______  A Pact Worthy of Note.  There are more men employed in aud  around mines and smelters in the mining  division of which Nelson is the recording  office than in the division of which Russ-  laud is the recording office. This-will be  news to the newspapers of Toronto.  Does Not Want a Smelter.  Richard Armstrong of Grand Forks has  returned from a trip to Montreal. He  says: "While in Montreal I was reliably  informed that the Montreal Smelter Company would begin work on their smelter  inside of 90 days. The smelter would be  built either at Grand Porks or at some  point ou the Kettle river in the vicinity  of it. Personally he did not want to see  it too close: he had much rather see Grand  Forks became a residental city, a wholesale, commercial and mining center, than  to have smelters located within the city  limits."   A Toronto Professor in Town.  Professor H. Montgomery) mineralogist  and geologist of Trinity University, Toronto, arrived in Neison last night. To  a TrimunR reporter today the professor  stated that the object of his visit is largely in the interests of science and education, in order to gain information r��Kard-  ing the minerals of this part of British Columbia at first hand for the benefit  of his science classes in the university.  He was also asked to visit and report pn  tub'eifdulosis^'bron^htjsitofe u"��"  ^hijDdrnen,;fji'onm cno\ys; sifilleriug;  'teuTpus ���d'i'sease-*:of'';I.th& udde.r  ,;1milk: ��� ^as,".^"^Virule.njfij^.��� iiit'eOtious., ���; jU!  : meclijcal pl'fic*ers':pf"h0eaft;li. in "l.aKge ����� toW.us  aiicl " in the " cbunties wbuid." tell  thejnEi(, .f th"^;. fSaiiie story^that epidem^  fes:" of �� ��carlet feverv were geherally  found to Jbe cau'sed by milk coming from  a fariii or" frbm a dairy Ou. which  there was a history of scarlet fqver at the  beginnTugof She outbreak. Many case's,  pf .typhoid fev"e!r had bjjen caused by infected milk. .In his opinion, one of the  weak .points of the Notification Act was  the time spent, and the,great difficulty in  diagnosing a disease where symptoms are  not well marked. Scarlet fever might occur within 15 hours after drinking virulently infected  uailk; and   if intimations  'were^not^seutnn-fofrdays'after-suelrcaseS^  were seen, au epidemic might spread rapidly and involve the lives of hundreds of  persons. ���    Will Get His Charter.  In referring to the Kettle River Valley  railway securing a charter from the Dominion parliament at its coming session,  Richard Armstrong of Grand Fbrks says  there is no question but tuat Mr. Corbin  would bey successful, and that he has  been, informed on the best of authority  that construction on the road would be  coiUiiienced immediately after the charter had been secured. As the Kettle  River Valley road could be built in a few  months, trains should be running over it  into the Boundary Creek district by September 1st. Instead of one the Boundary  country will have two railways.  The Kootenay Valley Railway,  pointer's Ferry Herald, January 21st.]  At the present time there are not to exceed 400 men employed on the Kootenay  Valley railway between Bonner's Ferry  and Port Hill. It has taken longer than  expected to get the camps established and  the work under way. On the Canadian  side the work is farther advanced, as the  outfits.came from the Crow's Nest Pass  road mostly, and were, right on the  ground.   The Route is a Failure.  Inspector Strickland, of the Northwest  Mounted Police, arrived at Ottawa on the  20th instant. He went to the Yukon in  1895 with inspector Constantine. He was  iu Ottawa last fall on a short visit, and  afterwards returned to Tagish, where he  was last winter and summer. He says  there is plenty of food in Dawson for the  winter. IuspectorMoodieisalsoin Ottawa  making a report to the government on his  trip from Edmonton to Dawson. It took  him a year to get through, having to  winter midway. Had he started early in  the year he could have got through in  about five months.  MartinJha'dcnonle��iljo this'proyihee wjtlia.ll  he IBad,in a carpet"bag and'that he dould!  getlout "as easilys   ���  "I met Mr. "Ellison," continued the'  attorney-general, "and asked him, where  he obtained his information regarding my  private affairs and what justification he  had for repeating,statements which were  ���Utterly false���?. He Could give no answer  except some lame excuse about somebody  having told hiiii so, TJpbn that I' sajid to  him, 'Mr. ElligpU, I am informed,, in fact  it is a matter of com.mon(r���eport, that you  are not at all in a position to discuss  matters of this sort, that you are a  bankrupt and do not pay your debts;  These matters do not affect us as politi-  cians andjsvhether I brought rnuchjgr little  to this province does not affect me as a  member of this house. I am told that you  have a large quantity of property which  is mortgaged for more than it is worth  and that you cannot pay off these mortgages, but that is not an argument I want  to bring against you at any public meet-  i��g-'  "I then told him inofct emphatically,"  continued Mr. Martin, ''and I am prepared  to do it again, just what I thought of him  and his methods, and I used epithets  which I will not repeat iu this house, to  make my indignation clear to him. This  sort of thing, Mr. Speaker, aiinoys me  very much. I do not hesitate to make  plain statements regarding the position  Of my opponents on public affairs, but I  confine myself to public affairs and do  nOt-interfere with private matters, as I  consider it beneath the dignity of a gentleman to pry into these. Some persons,  however, forget when they get into politics that they are gentlemen, and that is  exactly the position of the member for  East Yale."  Here the speaker interrupted aud said  that the attorney-general should not go  beyond the matter of the complaint.  "Well, if his complaint was that I told  him in plain Anglo-Saxon what I thought  of him," said Mr. Martin, "I plead guilty  and I am quite prepared to do it again.  I am only sorry that all the members of  this house and all who heard what Mr.  Ellison said regarding myself were not  present to hear what I said in reply to his  dastardly attack. I shall take another  opportunity of doing so. I expressed in a  plain way iny loathing and contempt for  the methods of the member for East Yale,  and he should have come here today with  an apology instead of whimpering and  complaining. If the honorable gentleman  said that I used improper language towards him, or if his friends have circulate that report, I wish to say that that  is untrue. I think I used but one word  which might be considered improper, but  that was nothing great either one way or  another. I do not use bad language, but  I did take occasion to tell the honorable  gentleman that 1 considered him a 'low,  contemptible cur.' "  A Man Named  Quackenbush Wanted at Black  River Falls, Wisconsin.  The   following   letter   explains  itself.  The person    referred   to   has   not   been  treated at any hospital in Nelson:  Black River Fatxs, Wisconsin, Jan. 21.  The Postmaster, Nelson, British Columbia���Dear Sir: I have been informed by  a man who has just returned here from  near your place that some time during  August,  September or October^ last  he  JsCwL"ijf","a^n��wspapjsrn^^h'e'thinksUt-wji^-the  !.w1e"ek!y*' N^lsgnsKobfeuaiau")^"Stiahy; ratj��."a��'  i>'n^'wspap"er;���^  '1 is tftbffn allies" of per sons "the h-dn.sbmb^iois-'*:  .p^alXwjtfuin %^o^^ijbf^^^^d!!^&^  [a'mon'^* th|*|names^_Sy���as�� ^Hat^'oi;��k"l' Mi;;?  t^uac'ken buSh-^^  "sheriffslnfcoiiri1bie&b"fWe st&ttisfo'f;MlH-.i  jingtonyjOregon-andSGaniornia. ������The."��last��'  i^sheard*" sot-fSSlr^- O^uackenbush,**was>irom��i  parBie!sj:w.^b.^^  ;i.S'h~Go^lumbia'r.t' ��� Ijliave^ hV��"d'0tiblt"Jth"at"'Wi:^  ��.Qiuac'kenb'j^hT^iS^iH.ft^^  sdmewfi��rej and Bath veliy anxidu4"tb."find  him, jafcpnee; aS the'raouey cl.ue him is; nq.w  bein"g";cjaimed,;by others,, for the/ret^pn,  "that.t:huey Qlaim him* tob'd dead; on "ac*  count of his siletice; "for more than six  yekvs.. He certaipily is living, ."and  it is" for his interest that I learn  of his whereabouts at Once. I  .desirei to bbtain a cdpy "of" the newspaper  in which the, name Cjuackenbush appears  as an inmate of some .ihstitutibri, very  likely a hospital, and also all, the informar1  tion I can, concerning his present whereabouts, aud ask thalt: you place tihis matter in the hands of the editor of su.cji  papers with the request that he make a  publication of the 110tide. On the postal  card enclosed, and ask other papers in  British. Columbia to reproduce, and have  the; editor then forward me his bill on  ='enol osed=b 1 an k-an d^thesa m e shal lb epaid .=  I feel confident that Mr, Quackenbush is  in some of the mines in your locality.  Yours truly,.      _______ G. M. Perry.  Reward! $50.00.,  To the persons giving information leading to the discovery of the whereabouts  of Robert S. Quackenbush will be paid  the above reward. Robert S. Quackenbush left this vicinity .March, ISSO, g<3ing  to the  Pacific coast,  and has not been  heard from since February, 1$'.K>, He has  money here due him, which will be paid to  him at once, when found. The parties are  anxious to hear from him very soon. He  is 29 years old. He formerly lived at Pine  Hill, town of Manchester, Jackson county,  Wisconsin. Address G. M. Perry, Black  River Falls, Wisconsin.  Are Well Paid.  There are now, in round numbers, 100  rural schools in the province immediately  under the supervision of the educational  department. The teachers of these are  hired and paid for by the government.  The salaries range from $40 to $S5 per  month, the .average being about $'18. The  large majority of them get the exact $50  per month or $000 per year. Considering  the holidays given teachers and the short  hours they are required to work, the fraternity in.British Columbia are well paid  in comparison with those in the rural  schools in the East, where a man who gets  $000 a year in the profession is looked upon as���and frequently acts like���a nabob.  Ladies Play Hockey,  The Auditorium rink at Winnipeg was  the scene of an exciting hockey practice  one day last, week, in which eight or ten  athletic young ladies actively participated. The game was marked by an utter  absence of spectators, which circumstance,  however, did not in the least affect the  quality of the hockey played. Among  those on the ice were Mrs. Calhoun, Mrs.  VV. Rowan, Miss McMurray, Miss Calhoun,  An Optimist Townsite Agent.  F. T. Griffin, assistant land commissioner for the Cauadian Pacific -Railway  Company, has returned to Winnipeg,  after a journey through the Kootenay  country which occupied over two months.  To a Free Press reporter Mr. Griffin said  that his/business had been principally in;  Cranbrook and surroundingdistrict. The  station on the Crow's Nest Pass railway  now known as Fisher would soon be  known as Creston. It is expected  to become an important .-.'"town, as  the extension of - the Great; Northern  railway known as the Nelson &, Bedling-  ton road would connect wi th  the Can a-.-  :dia"ursPa"cifie:rdad aA-.this pQint;*���Tlie\towfe  s"sjt,e?6f^K4ic0ene"^^  Mvi,th"ih>;<>l��hexr^obthlpt' "sb.^O;f/Jh^-f'u;S  '���.is#rn,6s1ft6p6itriifelK^  ^i ml us tr les^ar e ��;b ei n g *. yery s-r a pid 1 y ^u ev elj"  '"^ped^an^th'e ���iri'fJ.U'x^  ��will ber*.very^��l'arge".'4"5Alread,yl��XoB^  fspf iii'gi pi % ^^Mp^^^^"^ fif^:]  fp rili k;e|hte"Bay.era"ge' iii iiiiihgf��c|impVw.iirgro;w/  fel^a'dij'y/^'.wlfh^the^'de^lp,pni^'ix| -n pfX i%&  '�����c.b��unt"ry.'s���r^'0.ur.Qesl:"����^ '' ""'"  "���������� "  %���>  :. . ���B.iThe'.ActualtFigrures"."  - 'Ju:- yestgrday's". *TribuM5. *fan.peare.d   a��  1pai'tVgraj}h;relati]Q'g"to%tfe;ifmouiifeof inf-  poiifeaud e^iDorts? 6f%.Can ad k. for tlfe" six  Yh"o:iithhie.ndii\^M^4i^v ffi&i '0&" ;T%  a0curacy"6i:Dtlfe figure's  \yer;e questioned.  The lollpwing sljbwS that they v/��v& correct :  11 lipoids.  fttitialjlo n.,>..i...,.  ,l<'red ��."..��...��    eoiuaiftlBullidji   Total,..,..��   I ucrtjaso o., �����   Duty.......................  Increase   . ��� ��� ���   IJXpgrts.  G7uiaciia'it pr6?lucc r..  Not, Canadian prpilut'o....  Coinatnl biHli6n   TELEGRAPHIC flEWS BY WIRE  The Rossland Carnival.  Rossland, Jan. 20.���[Special to The Tribune over the Vernon & Nelson telephone  line. |���The ice today is very soft and the  curling competitions are being carried  out under difficulties. A large crowd of  visitors a re in (he city from neighboring  towns and great interest is shown in 1 lie  different events.  At the masquerade carnival held Inst  night iu the skating rink, T. Lillie of  Nelson took first prize for the best gent!. -  man's costume, representing a couiiiei of  Queen Anne's time. The second pi :ze  was won by J. Hinson of Rosslnnd, representing John Bull. The lady pri/.e winners were Mi-,s Bukur of Rowland, repie-  senting a itniigh Rider, and Miss Fielding  of-Rosiliind, in a Japanese costume.  In the coasting competition G. C. Hodge  entered a sleigh from Nelson, hut was  informed that the race was to be open  only i'or bobsleighs. H.Ridcout won this  competition in 21 1-5 seconds. Hodge was  allowed to compete under protest and  beat Hideout's time by one-fifth second.  The   fir-st   draw   for   ilie    Walkervillo"  Curling    trophy   was   played   yesterdiy  afternoon, W. II. Gram's rink  only rink from Nelson to score  The ^core was as follows :  ni'oosland���Cninstoii, .skip   I.Nel.son���Polers, skip   / Ka��l6���Waugli, skip   \Ro-?slawl���Smith, skip     / Holland���Cnrlislc, skip    1,Nelson���ItUhsell, skip   /Stiiidoii���Hood, pkip -. .  tltevelsiokc���llrown, hkip  v   ! ltossland���Fraser, skip   \ NuNon���Tsunblyii, ski])   ("Nelson���Ornnl, skip   \ ltossland���Ileainisli, skip   Yesterday afternoon, in the Rossland  against All Comers, the games resulted as  follows:  /Rossland���Beamish, skip    G  1 Sandon���Grimmott, skip 13  Jltossland���Cranston, skip 7  \Sandon���Hood, skip  11  /ltossland���AIcArlhnr, skip 8  \NeIson���Russell, skip  8  /Rossland���Morkill, skip     I  \ Nclson���Tainblyn, ski]) 10  /Rossland��� Smith, skip  7  llOislo-W.'iugh, skip    '��� 10  / ltossland���Khvood, skiji  S  1 Nelson���Peters, skip    10  (Rossland��� fraser, skip   IS  ,(,,3.Nelson���Grant, skip  ., !)  '���!/.Rossland���Carlisle, .skip Ii  ���. |��R()vclstoke���Ui-owii, "kip ���. ���' ,... ���. S  A^he visiting rinks  will  play down for  fitjie trophy in this'event. f     =.     =>���  '    ���'  "'���Mfn the semi-linals.in the grand challenge  fgp"mpetition   played   this afternoon," .the :  ��scuore'was-as fallows :_        ;      r  li'ossland���Smith, hkip ' s ������������   3  Itos-land���Morkill, skiji..., II  JChfIo���AVungli, skip  ��� 'f>,  ��andon���Hood, skip ���." )...ll  " For theHudson's Bay trophy only one  fihk is allowed to compete from each club.  Tjiescore iu the first draw was as follows:  ..;...' ..-   .  18   ...ia  being  the  a victory.   8   a   10     !)   12   5   11   10   12   (i   '.'I    4  :>  Total..   ���flccrem-o^,.,  1E07,  .. S 31,��o0,02n  ...   '2a,Ci8,788  ...     '2J7tf2,'S30'  ,���.SC2f(S71';3i3  '.'.'.�� 10, {ilG,2l��7  1M>"S  .. :$. S9.77St08s  ...     !},S'Jl,2l(i  ��S7,273  .. sioo,iitio,i)i.i  1S0S.   "  SI3i52"l,om  l:n',pS0,(J(iii.  3,S5ft(J'40  57,8,001,335  i(5;25!),9!)2  ,S12.520,U77  "  2^374,410  "     ISO*  IS3113,2ft>  i3;5S4,,7.��l  2.240iO.W  S!fS,!H)2,9St   1.7o7.(i31_  Salaries in tha British Army.  The commander in chief of the British  army receives a salary of $22*500, while  the acltniral, whose position is a similar  one as regards the Pavy and who holds  the post of first sea lord at the admiralty,  draws in salary and ailoAvances $11,330  and has the use of a house. The salaries  of the officers next in rank at the war  olTice~-twO gpperals, two lieutenant generals and eight major generals- total Up  to S1Q3;��00, \vhil6at the admiralty two  vice admirals tind four rear admirals receive yearly in salaries and allowances  $r7,fj!)ii, an average of ��8(525 In the case of  each olficer at the War nfiiee and. $7i).'50 ill  that of each officer at the admiralty.  Civic Monopolies.  The principle of municipal ownership of  civic franchises has trained headway in  Great Britain, hot a�� a result of any abstract theory with regard to it, but because in individual cases it has seemed to  work best. fcVanch'ises which might have  been fattening millionaires are being  most effectively applied to the reduction  of civic taxation. There are two conditions necessary to this happy result which  seem to prevail in Britain more than  some places; first, a municipal council  that wants to serve the public rather  than itself; and second, a municipal administration free to carry on public business on business principles.  Death of a Hardworking Priest.  Rev. father Lejacu died in St. Mary's  hospital at New Westminster on Monday.  He had been ailing for some time and his  death was not wholly unlookod for.  Father Lejacu was fil years of age and  had been a member of the church over 40  years. He was a constant and vigorous  worker and liis loss will be keenly felt by  the church in British Columbia.; Before  going to the hospital he was stationed at  the Indian industrial school, ut Williams  Lake, Cariboo district.  ./Velson���Grant, skip  1 Rqssland���Carli-le, skip.. .  �� / ftcVolstoke���Brown, -ski])  tBjUidoii���Ciriinmctt, skip.,  Deaths and Storms^  Windsor, Ontario, Jan. 20. ��� Alexander  Morentelle, aged 75, and who belonged- to  ohe of the oldest families in Canada, died  yesterday ou the same lot on which lie  was born.  Halifax, Jan. 20.���Ex-mayor Dunbar .of  Halifax is dead. He leaves an estate  valued at $50,000.  Winnipeg, Jan. 20.���J. llaslam Green,  collector for a city lumbering firm, dropped dead last night.  Nanaimo, Jan. 20. ��� Two  deaths from  diphtheria have occurred during the past^  week.    All the public schools have  been  closedih order to preveut"its"spreaciT-     ;t-  Astoria, Oregon, Jan. 20,���-A large four,  masted ship is going ashore at Silver cliff.  A cannon has been fired and  the: crew is -  abandoning her.  Winnipeg, Jan. 20.-A. bad blizzard prevailed here yesterday.  Last evening the street cars- were  blocked at 0 o'clock for the night.  Margate,]Dngland:,.Jau.20~-AlargeshJliis  ashore on alongsandspitand is apparently  sinking. A life boat has gone tb her  assistance.   A heavy sea is running.  Vancouver News.-  Vancouver, Jan. 20��� A large .number of  vagrants and tinhorn gamblers are in  town, according to the police magistrate's  statement. He had ten of the former on  the carpet yesterday, and warns, the"hit*  ter class that he will deal severely with  them if thev are brought before him.  At a meeting of the board of school  trustees last night it was decided to appoint eight more teachers. A number of  the teachers are to have their salaries  raised and a gymnasium will be opened in  the high school building.  The police force of the city is to. be increased by six. There are about 00 applicants for the new positions. '  A Bad Man Arrested.  Cornwall,   Ontario,    Jan.   20.��� Pulton,  alias Carney,   who is implicated   in the  Cosgrove  murder case,  was caught in  a  burglary  last nightaud arrested.  An Anniversary Celebrated.  Vancouver, Jan. 20.- Buvns's  anniversary was celebrated  by a banquet last  evening.    "    A $50,000 Fire.  Kingston,   Jau.   20. ��� The   Oddfellows  block  was destroyed by  fire last night.  Loss $50,000.           A HiKh-Priced Seat.  Montreal, .Ian. 20.���A seat on the Stock  Uxclmnge was sold yesterday for $10,000. THE TRIBUNEj   KELSOfl B.C.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, -1����9.  i"-m*TiaW-''- ������-=���-- |'  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  Till': DAILY TKIIUIM'. i- published every afternoon,  (except Sun mvl. and will be delivered by earner in  iinv town in Kontennv for twenty-live eents a week:  or "will be mailed to subscribers for live dollars u year.  THE WKKICI.Y TKHU'NK is published every Wednesday and Saturday, ami will be mailed lu subscribers  for two dollars a year.  REGULAR ADVKHTISKMKNTS printed in both tlie  daily and weekly editions for Si per ineh per month.  Twelve lines solid nonpariel to be counted us one ineh.  LOCAL OR KKAD1XO MAT'l'KIt N'OTICKS SI cents a  lino for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rates. All accounts for job  printing and advertising payable on tho llrst of  evory month; dubscriplions payable in advance.  ADDRKSS all coniinuiiiciitions to  THK THIHUNK. Nelson. B.C.  A.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  II.  HOLOICIf���Analyt'cal Chemist unci Ao.viyer.  Victoria street. Nelson.    Analytical   Chemists,  T C. GNVILLIM  ��J ��� ���Mining 1  Slocan City, 1>. C,  ii.A.So. & W  ining   Kngineors   and  LODGE   MEETINGS.  NELSON LODG E, NO. 23. A. F. & A. M. Moots  aeooud Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  KNIGHTS   OK PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,   No,  25,  Knights of Pvlhias, meets in Castle hall, Maedon-  ald block, corner of Josephine and Vernon streets, every  second and fourth Tuesday evening at 8 o clock.   AU  visiting Knights are cordially invited to attend.  R. G. Joy, C. C. Georoe Ross, K. of It. & S.  THURSDAY ���. IANUARY 2G, 181)9  ja ;.���'- .. ^ tf..n  '!ij4"%"��;  t -an^ 8 p<> &  JO1 ���*.���.'  Pacific Coast'Americans ..who talk of  appealing to Ottawa against the law excluding aliens from the placer miuing  fields of British Columbia seem to be  ignorant of the elementary geographical  truth that Victoria is the postoffice address of the government which rules the  province.       -   -   . Some of the New Brunswick Conservative papers are scolding lion. John Costi-  gan, the well-known member of the late  Conservative administration at Ottawa,  for supporting the local government in  New Brunswick in the pending elections.  The Winnipeg Telegram has read the entire province of Quebec out of the Conservative party for supporting sir Wilfrid  Laurier. In the meantime the Conservative journals continue to talk about  "dissensions in the Liberal ranks."  / The Boundary Creek Times of Greeii-  ivood is to be changed in form from  16  ?^ small pages to four large pages and from  buce-a-vveek to twice-a-week.    Typograp-  :hically the Times is not excelled in the  ^province.     ;..,-'   ,: ' -.:.-' ���'��� ���. ,V..~.:.'  ^'f"."ASsoi"ia"ti6��"n^w"tfn^  ?i��',��- ���.�����."4"��� .'���;���.;-"'"���" ".���;���".. = :i*.i'i..''*����T."i'i�����'. S-S���;��"= ivlj��\i  %�����m;i|sioner^.;a^poi|iJ;e^d;7��t.cir. #the:,0oundary  ���%Creel4\$i^  ;^!where!.���the;  %^locatjed,���is?tpoj  "������* camps'-inlSouthern^ler^iTJie agsociatiou  SV* ;,"".'.-% ?rXr ��#'W5n.���V-;.!l'\.*'.B"��" ��*i"** ���!'�� .*!-X.��:,_    \ ���   "  S'.^places^altogether toei..muQn>.i.m^or.tau���eej9uj  iVtiheif>ffice:-/of > golds commissioner..I Cold  ^���<:--".>,'��"��4%u."r.'S��*"i*"��K^<S��s"=iiu."'.^?,".^.^',''"����^V "��� '' . ���.����.....*"  t>^cpmmissionerBs,,jpractrcally,���1hav  rf.-.pojy.ef-th&umim^ m������""" -��     ;  S^fBRijTisi^  i^o$|Ui^ '^conkf^  s\.;fii*ij$3��bjn^ "nasf"hevy.spapeuEs;  ^"j��tth"at1^^^^ every respect" of  f " tfhbse of ahy other'provihee fa the Coniin-  if;iou.*"fThe" newspapers; are not only well  S^lpd^lput ,th��yfiki;e well printeds The.  �����-���:��� c'ountr.y< papers jpf'the province, iu' thi��  ,i��lk:tterEr���especi, are hot excel!edh^cpuntry  '�� papers anywhere iu America.  '     '';n'B?n   ^ u?B    "'     ti ".      ��� . ..    - ��� '        ��� ���     -      - n 0   0  ^ 'oVn��a��QB %'���"���' '  ' ' " o   ' ' ��     '  i\.  The Semlin government is  what this  V'pr.ov.ihce Ihas long needed.   First, it. is atf  "^riding "strictly to  business; second, it is :  ��� .}iur'ting; the  feelings  of  the   class that  =Jffiagi^=^hey=^are__rulers_=^by==^divine  footing as the man who will not resort to  soliciting, for neither of them could get  over the ground, and, in the second, really  good men, who can now be ultimately  driven out by the tireless ward politicians, would "not be so easily disgusted  with civic life and constrained to abandon  it. Daring my third of a century of residence in Toronto I have seen many a good  business man completely alienated from  the service of the city by this senseless  one-year term plan, which is a survival of  the old New Mngland town meeting system. How men, with important private  businesses to manage, like Aid. Hallam,  Da vies, Sheppard, Saunders and Score,  can endure such a needless infliction year  after year senilis to me quite mysterious.  They are certainly entitled to the public  gratitude.  A radical change is called for in the  office of mayor. It should be increased  iu dignity and importance, and made  more influential by being separated  from the council altogether. Why  should the mayor of a city like Toronto descend into the arena to struggle  rough and tumble with members of the  council? The latter should annually  elect its own president, and the mayor  should have a right to pass separately on  every act, appropriation, nomination and  resolution of the council before it becomes  operative. To prevent a deadlock the  council should have the privilitje of overruling him by a certain m:<jority. To  prevent what is called a i-jcket veto of  the council's acts, he should be required  to pass on them with reasonable promptitude one way or the other. He would  have, as he has now, the privilege of  bringing matters to the notice of couucil  by message. He would be the head of the  the city's executive. All the heads of departments would be appointed by him  and the council, acting concurrently, but  sitting separately. He would have the  power of suspension, but only a concurrent power of dismissal.  War a Brutal Pastime.  Arthur Scaife, who was editor of The  Province when it was published as a  weekly in Victoria, is now in London,  tinder date of January 7th he writes to  the Kamloops Sentinel as follows regarding the alleged inhuman practices of the  Anglo-Egyptian forces after the battle of  Oradurman:  "Some of the London papers are much  exercised over recent disclosures made by  private soldiers, correspondents and  others concerning the inhumau practices  of our troops in the Soudan, who it is  asserted had orders to kill the wounded.  The Daily Chronicle says that there must  be an enquiry. . One is tempted to ask cut  bono? War is a brutal pastime anyhow,  and it seems little short of farcical to pre-  i tend that,ita��is.or���acan^ha���ahy���thing^eJbsej��  fBestdesVi'tf.'may?^  .take'extra^precautipn����� ia the/msa qfIoui%  ffme"riGdJii:UZKV^  l&'V^^^"^^^"Q^3B^ye^p-Jii.'gStjei:iiXI*i'  'shXm'tWngijyH 'Sltrelyi'jjitfe'  '.th%s'e\lnUtt,e^  enquired r"Os4han"^Pa"��haV%  ���derpfiPlevtalW^  "''trpP0s",:"s"a:i|ain|tf��-"6he��' ".combined?"'"Russia n  r'a^frd^^jlb^rffa^ia'ii; forces;,, "touched   ���t��ie  '4tr,Ute    'in$vardn'ess"   of *ihe" ��� whole? "cuiesr  "tiqri"," 2Q    years"; ago    'WJi^en     he   said";:-  '!>  "am    a",   "sbldier,     not    ;a,    'hu'n^a-n'jL-.  Marfan^Edbe =hbitj,"t$y -ito��� .Uvarry" war njid  hjuhauity,%liey wjllinot agree."'   Tlii.'j.v^as  in��rep"ly���tb a dienj'aVd'ffto'si^h&sfii'geofi'sVdf  ithe Ited>C^ef(je"nt��Society, who ^denrahde'd  ratio"ns"*fbr t;hen "Votijidedij   Osmah curtly  frefusM^ffi^feqd^st^ he had^uot"  ehdu��|lifq"r��liis troops ag it was.     Europe  .'���v6te*dsni'oi.a.'b>,irten'iCt-��BeD'tWuei'-b.ii6'the;pliil,-'1  osophy of his attitude is hardly to be questioned. It is the act of a military hero to  slaughter 20,000 dervishes of malice aforethought, provided only that you do it in  fair Gght, that is, Maxim guns versus  matchlocks or assegais. It is the act of a  dastardly coward to kill one of them as  he lies wounded on the ground. Will  someone kindly demonstrate the method  in this particular madness ?"  That Old Old Wlilne.  [Toronto Telegram, January 20th.]  It is an old and silly cry that is raised  in the Hamilton Times' suggestion that  the criticism of some of the Liberal ministers, especially the Hon. Clifford Sifton,  which appears in The Telegram, is inspired by "personal animosity." Criticism which originates in strong convictions as to the public influence of public  men, is not to be explained by references  to the critic's love of hatred of the man  who in its judgment does well or ill. The  The sublime character and genius of  Clifford Sifton may be apparent .to the  Hamilton Times. Let it feast its own  eyes on the gorgeous attributes of Mr.  S'ifton's rare character. Journals which  cannot see genius in the gentleman's administration or wisdom in all his acts are  not necessarily blinded by dislike of the  minister as an individual. Events probably has no feeling, except a feeling of  entire indifference to Mr. Sifton aud "the  other subjects of its criticism as individuals. Ably and brightly this Ottawa  commentator urges its opinions as to the  public acts of public men. It will be  better for the Hamilton Times to point  out the erroneous statements aud unjust  inferences of the journal which it attacks  instead of-whining about "personal animosity."   An Old Hand.  |GrconwoodTimes, January 2lst.]  Greenwood is fortunate in securing the  services of John McLaren for chief of  police. He is a better man than the city  could expect. Having long police experience in Winnipeg and Vancouver, be has  learned to keep his place and do his duty.  A chief of police requires a big body and  a good deal of common sense. John McLaren has both. Those who are anxious  that Greenwood should be an orderly city  will find the new chief a good-natured  man who attends to his own business and  is not at all anxious to meddle with other  people's affairs. The vicious, the tinhorns,  and people of that ilk, will find thatthe  road to Grand Porks offers greater inducements than au acquaintance with the  chief of police.  '*>"�� r %..' ' '-; "����.�����I?'SHP'wi Y��ur Plants.  *"**|^QNvf.^4ji^*��Lt!f^^ of year when plants  ^legin":.<Jp��.dr6qp3aiid   lose   their  leaves.  ^qos*en��sthe"^Srmiai'ound the roots .once a  ���/t"\yeek���, .and'-"S'e.es .that   the   water  goes  jthrbligh'jthe'pqtvand escapes at the openz.  ing'sjuthe^ bottom.   Instead of plugging  DtfpUeHyHdre9tiaKe adull knife and poke it  *up' .through" the hole to be sure that there  .-is ���fi;e��^e; dl'a.f t.  ^Hcjuse plants suffer from  , hkckj'pt'idr, Open 'the windows frequently  vltncfjlefi tlie���m breathe, although be careful i  '"J hat" "they" do not iff and in a draft.   Plants  .Uq��t\ye3U'in .a\ kitchen window because of  tlie tfipistKair ;tha�� passes   through   the  ,tfje; opening ���an��d ";closing  of   the  door.  ���Ifepjple qau (ive'iand thrive-in a smothered,  atmosphere where plants would die. ��� JX&-  (mem.ber that a plant breathes through its,,  leaves aiid, vvet the leaves frequently.  ���  J��:��:^ &^^ ��:��:��=: &��:��: &&��:&��:��:&��:&��:��:��: ��:��:��:&l  ������.m.  ^mmmmmm^m^m  T5M  ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE  y��  totototototo  ������  BARMS  BAMS  - CO  Dry Goods    NELSON,  Men's Furnishings  #   * Curtains  Carpets, Linoleums  B  TTAVING- 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 Coods and Sill^s  Dress Goods ancl Black and Fancy  Dress Silks at lowssfc cash prices  Men's Shirts  Men's   White   and   Hcgafcta .Shirts,  Ladies' Dress Skirts  sijeeial value, $1.00  Ladies' White Wear  ,   Now open for,Spring at exceedingly  low prices "  ��3.00, regular prices ��4.00 and .f 5.00  Ladies' Clotf] Jackets  Small lot to clear at $2.00, regular  ���  prices from $5.00 to $9.50  Men/s Wfjite Linen Collars  .The latest styles, Two for 25 Cents  Table Linens  Napkins, Towels, Toweling, Sheeting  ancl Pillow'Cotton, lowest cash prices  IVJen's Underwear,  Ladies' Blouses  Sateen Wool and Silk Blouses at cost  Hats   and   Caps,   Ties,   Bows   and  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  IVJackintoshes  Men's and Ladies' Miackintoshes at  $S, regular 2^rico $15, less than cost;  Boots and Shoes, Bubbers and Overshoes for Ladies, Men and Children, at Cost  FREE    HEMMING   DURING     SAL E   "BMMINO    FREE  Table Linen,  Napkins,  Sheets,  Pillow Slips  Departments  B.C.  M  *z^s&-  GREAT  REDUCTION  IN  yisht. '  ��� The Nelson Economist wants to know  who the Conservatives in this district  '���'.would put Up as a,candidate for member  Of the Dominion parliament should a general election be decided on. It names T.  Mayhe Daly and Charles H.  Mackintosh  ���'.of Rossland as available timber, but  claiuis .neither would accept a nomination. What is tire matter with W. A.  MacdOnaid and J, Roderiok Robertson of  NSison, either of Whom has as much ability as'the Rossland men? Or,what is the  matter with It. P. Green of Kaslo, who is  now a member of the provincial legislature, and who is probably more in touch  with the people of the district thau either  of the other four. If it comes down to a  tight, The TltmuNE will back "Bob"  Green against the field.  REFORMS   IN   CIVIC   ffOVBENMBNT,  dust received a consignment  of Harris home made tweeds  from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  The^Wp fflv** "^iiTrTitedrso^cal  early and examine this stock  That Might Work as Well In Small Cities as  in Large Ones.  A professor in the University of  Toronto on being asked to give his views  as to the immediate needs of Toronto in  relation to its material advancement  municipally, has expressed himself as follows :  "What Toronto needs more than anything else just now is another installment  of reform of her civic government. After  a long struggle we succeeded in having  the number of wards reduced and their  representation increased. It is now time  to abolish wards altogether and to elect  all the aldermen over the entire city.  They should retire in relays, one-third  each year, thus giving each alderman a  3-year term, and keeping up a continuity  of experience and probably also of policy.  Two causes would operate under such a  sys em to improve the calibre of the city  c, uncil. In ihe first place, it would put  ilie hand-shaking canvasser on the same  BiAICBR. STU'RKT  N'KLSOX  IV|ake sure t^at  you are getting  resl? Oyst^rj  Darings Stock Taking amd to  ^QmJkmJN^xt^S^RSDtits^m)ds  11Y i'URCilASlKG AT  THK CHKAl'KST J'LACK IK TIIK CITY TOR FRUITS Olf ALL JvlN'RS.  MILLS & LOTT, Cop. Baker and Ward Sts., Nelson.  Nelson  Planing Mills  FLOORING, LINING, MOULDINGS, DOORS,  AND SASHES IN STOCK.  EVERY DESCRIPTION OF JOINERY, DOORS AND WINDOWS  MADE TO ORDER.  ?.^.r��.,<-<.^.^.^r^.^at;^,.^;��f.^.^.'>h,.s-'N  Jewelry   Watches   Clocks  Office and Mills Corner Hall and Front Streets, Nelson  QU ANDn^EffTEBRUARY TTrST  The Tribune  Will,occupy the premises recently occupied by Hebden &  Hebden, on Vernon Street, near Ward Street.  And Silver Plated Ware  r'-r'v^-^-,^,**T5.^-^Sr,.'^.^.��^.��"~'*��.-N'V  PRICES TO COMPETE  EITHER  EAST OR  WEST  JACOB  DOVER  The   Jeweler  Nelson,  B.C.  KfeSy!��,.��-.v-r  ���;":~V'v.  :*&.  ;��f-i?*e.-*%S.'..iA��Be-''�� THE TKIBUKE:   NELSON, B. C.  torn  S  1  ���  AM  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATHCONA AND   MT. ROYAL, President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  K   S. CLOUSTON General Manager  TIKIE B-A-JSTSZ  OF  COLUMBIA  NELSON  aSTBLSOnST.BEAITOH:  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       HKANCHES IN       LONDON  (England),' NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal citios in Canada.  Ruy_aud sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers  OKANT COMMERCIAL AND TRAVELLERS' CREDITS,  available in any part of the world.  DRAFTS ISSUED    COLLECTIONS MADE; KTO.     '  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  ' CURRENT RATIO OF INTEREST PAID    .  DANCING   MASTERS   IN    PUGILISM.  The New Cult Cannot Stand Up Against the  Old Fashioned Slugger.  The Sharkey-McCoy encounter adds  another chapter to the history of the  dancing master in pugilism. Corbett was  the pioneer of the new cult; He defeated  two old wrecks of dissapation���Sullivan  and Mitchell by the simple expedient of  cavorting around them until they became  too exhausted to stand any longer; and  thereupon some thousands of well-meaning idiots arose, screamed until they were  black in the face, and proclaimed the advent of a new and higher dispensation in  the realm of fistcuffs. We were called up  to admire the "slim, gilt" beauty of the  panther, and to discredit the lumbering  ocity and strength of the griz/.ly bear.  Are now prepared to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  . '    .. ��� m ���- ���- i        ��������� i       ��� ... I,.,��� ������- .,..���������  was' entirely empty, though brilliantly  lighted, the other occupied by the suite  and the third by the czar, 3'eb no one  along the line could know in which of the  three trains the imperial family were  traveling. It was in this manner that the  late emperor, on more than one occasion,  escaped death, and everyone will recall  the mistiike made by Hartmann and his  Nihilist confederates in blowing up near  Moscow that one of the three trains which  was empty instead -of the one that was  occupied by the emperor and his family.  WORTH   BUT   FIVE    HUNDRED    DOLLARS.  EV8PER1AL  OF CANADA  Capital, Paid Up  Reserve  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  D.   R.  WILKIE, General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  A general.banking business transuded.  Savings bank department.  Deposits of- ��1  and  upwards  received  allowed.  J. M. LAY, Manager,  fingers, "the money is nothing,  the little game that was the fun !"  fe  "Corbett is the apostle of the modern  school," they bawled; "the old-style standard of brute strength and akwardness is  forever shattered." And this was dinned  into our ears until the wonderful Corbett  met the plain, thick-headed slugger, Fitx-  simmoiisi at Carson City two or three years  ago and had himself reduced to impotence  in less than an hour.  Then    came    Kid    McCoy ��� beautiful,  bright, a wonder iu the'line of piroutte  and lofty vaulting.   Ah ! here was a phenomenon, sure enough.    lie had knocked  ' out a few clumsy blacksmiths aud'butchers, and lo !'he was the genius of the ring.  The spell   was   still, upon   men's minds.  They saw him dance and kick,  fljt here  and there like lightest gossamer, excel-the  human snake of the dime  museum, and  play the contortionist until  thtvgallery_  howled again.   McCoy was the wonder of  his time. What were these lumpy ruffians  to   him ?     lie   was-  elusive,   intangible,  remote.     Heavy hoodlums, such' as Sharkey no doubt is, could  never touch him.  lie  would show  the  world  that"intelligence, refinement, skill, and so pn, were  masters of- the .primitive   ruffians, "and  would cast a glow of estheticism over the  unjustly abused  arena of pugilism and  educate the world to its tender and poetic  possibilities. Then the ruffian aud maitre-  de-ballet met, and the ruffian knocked the  sweet young thing into a stupor of insensibility.   Much is said about the fact that  McCoy floored Sharkey twice-in one single  round���the third.     But we ask :     What  does that prove? In our opinion, it proves  simply that the dancing master is the inferior of the  slugger.   If  Sharkey  had  knocked McCoy down twice in the third  round we should never  have   heard of  McCoy again.   The dancing-master" would  have died then and there.   The awkward  ruffian got up again and  went oh cheeiv  ^fully^withfhis-Occupationr^John=��ir^ulli--  van once had the same, experience at the  hands of a mere sparrfer���Mitchell1���but it  had about as much effect on- him as the  impact of a peashooter projectile against  a basalt cliff.   He rose again and promptly belted his adversary into nothingness.  What is the moral of all this ?   It is, in  our opinion, the moral that prize-fighting  is not a question  of culture and refinement.   The big,  strong,  insensate brute  will demolish the scientific dandy every  time.   Pugilism is brutality pui'e and simple.   We   denounce the   bull   ring   with  pious   ujpturned  eyes,  but the  qualities  represented by Mazzatini and fVasouOlb  are as superior to those of the prizefighter��� measured by the modern standards���  as would have been   the qualities of the  Greek to those of theBeotian."  Has Abandoned Precautions.  Czar Nicholas lias done away with his  , third empty train. He is content with  two, one for his servants and baggage  and the other for himself, his family and  his suite. Sometimes even he dispenses  with the second train, as, for instance,  when he travelled across the entire  breadth of Russia the other day from the  Crimea to attend the funeral of his  grandmother, the queen of Denmark, at  Copenhagen. On that occasion there was  only one train. He likewise has dispensed  with the elaborate military protection of  the lines over which he travels, the practice of stationing sentinels on both sides  ot the line at a distance of 100 yards from  one another, having been abandoued by  his orders. The young czar has the good  sense to be something of a fatalist, and is  of the opinion if Providence intends him  to die by a violent death no human  device can preserve him from his fate.,  The czar has abandoued many of these  costly precautions that were adopted by  his father and grandfather when traveling by rail. During the previous reigns  three separate imperial trains werealways  prepared for the czar, aud for his suite,  and until the very last minute everybody,  even the more trusted of the officials,  were kept in ignorance as to which of the  three trains the emperor proposed to  occupy. They were run at intervals of  about a quarter of an hour, and while one  The Largest Piece  of Gold Found  in   Cariboo  District. :o  The discovery of placer gold at Butcher  Point on Lightning creek, Cariboo district,  iu 1SG1, was one of those casualties that  affords tlie'theoretical  miner a plausible  argument in support of a biblical quotation that "gold is where they find it," and  should the same theoretical miner be fortunate in a newly-discovered mining camp  to get a rich claim," which often happens,  he forgets all about his pet  theory ancl  assumes   to   know more about-"plaster  mines," as he terms it,, than all the old  miners in the country.   Joe Gilmore, the  discoverer of Butcher Point,  was a good  coal miner, but a tenderfoot as far as his  knowledge of gold mining was concerned.  He had no idea of looking for or finding  gold where his footsteps directed him on  that   memorable   occasion.     The   same  circumstances   might  have   occurred in  the   days   of    Solomon,   for   we   learn  ministers   of   the   gospel   describe   gold  as "filthy lucre"   when  they   preach  to  their   congregations,    that   "silver   runs  in leads and  gold is where they find-it."  Joe   Gilmore   was   not   prospecting  for  gold at the time of his lucky strike, he  was  out  attending to   more  important  business   to   himself,   and while "so   engaged  in a stooping position, somewhat  abstractedly picked a few smooth rocks  from the gravel at his feet, and in doing  this   was   more 'than surprised - to   fiuds  three small nuggets of gold.   They were'  not  all of uthe same size, but each piece  made  Joe's    eyes   protrude   from   their  .sockets as he looked at them in bewilderment.'  How did this gold-get there?-was  all. Joe "could  think  of at'the'moment.  Someone   must  have   lost  it out of his  pocket andhe felt his own to. make sure  it'was not his; then he thought that one  of  the   men  working on the   Whitehall  claim  might have dropped them  there.  This latter thought seemed so reasonable  to him that he�� went back  to 'the cabin  and informed his two chums,  Tom  Arch-  dale and Charley McIIardy, of his good  luck.  The two friends were practical miners  from Australia. They listened to Joe's  story and winked a wink of intelligence  at each other as they hastened to the  spot with pick, pan and shovel to make  developments. A hole was soon made  and a pan of dust-.taken from it, which,  when washed, yielded ah ounce and a  half of coarse gold. The discovery was  told to a few friends, and the whole flat  located. Gilmore, Archdaleand McHardy  got the discovery claims at the lower end;  George Nye, Butcher and the Howel brothers took next and John Duffy got: about 200  ^t'the^ippef^en^^  claims around Cariboo that were worked  on the hydraulic system. Common canvas hose and a brass nozzle, such as were  used on fire engines in the early days,  performed the work successfully. The  Butcher claim which paid best gave the  location its popular name of Butcher  Point, where the largest piece of solid  gold ever found in' the^Cariboo district  was taken from. Its, weight approximated 30 ounces and it was valued at $500.  A Millionaire Bushman.'  James Tyson, the' wealthiest man in  Australia, who died recently, was as a  lad, and remained to the end Of his life* a  bushman, pure and simple. Though he  accumulated great wealth he recognized  none of the ordinary civilized uses of  money, but maintained throughout his  career the frugal habits of the beginning,  working no less continuously at seventy  than he had worked at seventeen, wear-",  ing habitually a shabby suit of ready-  made -clothes, with a silver watch, of  which a bootlace formed the guard* and  eating only the same hard-fare that had  served him when, as a young laborer, he  took the position of "leading scythe" on  the station of two brothers of the name  of Vine. His life was liyed in the Open  air, and as a man Of over seventy years of  age he was able to say of himself that he  had never entered a church, a theatre or  a public house, that he had never tasted  beer, wine or spirits, that he had never  sworn, aud that he had never washed  with soap���he used sand instead���nor  worn a white shirt or a glove. He was of  splendid, though somewhat spare and  hard, physique, aud at seventeen stood 6"  feet, 4 inches in his stockings^ His figure,  as known more familiarly of late years,  was that of a square-shouldered, slightly  stooping, but active man, ..with, a keen  face, set below a crop of iron grey hair,  and distinguished by particularly bright-  deep^set grey eyes.  His money did not interest him. He  used to say of it: "I shall just leave it  behind me when I go! I shall have done  with it then, and it will not concern me  afterward. But," he would add with a  semi-exultant, characteristic snap of his  asked once, "What was the little game  he replied with an energy ot concentration peculiar to him, "Fighting the desert!  That has been my work. I have been  fighting the desert all my life and I have  won! I have put water where there was  no ���water and beef where there was no  beef! I have put fences where there were  no fences ancl roads where there were no  roads! Nothing can undo what I have  done, and millions will be happier for it  after I am long dead." .  Mr. Tyson was entirely Australian, and  had no experience beyond the limits of the  Australian colonies. At 71 years' of age,  having never had a holiday in his life, he  entertained for a time the thought of  winding up his affairs and starting to see  the world before he died, but finally condemned his own project as being too idle  and self indulgent.  Atlin to Have a Bank.  W. A. Spencer of Nanaimo has returned'  from Atlin, where he looked over the situation for the Merchant's Bank of Halifax.  He is well pleased with the outlook and  will recommend that the bank establish a  branch at once. The bank fixtures will  probably go in within a month, as all the  management,were waiting for was Mr.  Spencer's recommendation.  The Tremont Hotel  It was  Being  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  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  NIALOfJE & JREGILLllS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  W. F. TEETZEL & CO  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ti  ti  ti  Hi  Hi  ti  ti  ti  ti  Hi  Hi  ti  ti  ti  ti  Hi  ti  Hi  ti  ti  TJTK RUST BRANDS OK  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS OX HAND  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Charles A. Waterman & Go,  CUSTOMS BROKERS  -A.XJ0TIO3STBEl^tS  H eated^w i th~H ot���A it^an d=  Lighted by Electricity  Largo  comfortable  bedrooms and   first-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  Mrs. E. G.  Late ot thq Royal Hotel, Calgary,  H. D. HUME, Manager.  REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL AGENTS   BAKER STREET, NELSON   LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA C0LDFIELDS, Ltd.  HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,;  ENGLAND.  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  AND SOO LINE T  Fast  and   Short   Route  to and  Kootenay Country. -  From  Kirst-elass anil Touri��t .Sleepers Operated from  PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC -  Tickets issued through and baggage  checked lo destination;  All communications relating to British  Columbia  business to be addressed  to P. O. Drawer  5G5, Nelson, British Columbia  d. RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager  S. S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer  { NELSON. B.C.  Lumber!   Lumber!   Lumber!  Kootenay Lake Sawmill, G. O. Buchanan, Prop.  First  class   lumber  at  Doors,  Turned  Yard:  Foot Hendryx Street.  right   prices  Work,  etc.,  line   of  hand.  Sash,  Also   a   full  constantly on  JOHN RAE, Agent.  COOT SECTIONS  Lc:u e.  <i:IUp. m...  Rossland,  Trail  and  Robsoq.  DA1I.iV Arrive.   NELSON 10:80 p. in.  Main Lirje and Intermediate Poinds via Slocan Lake.  Leave.                                DAILY Arrive.  0:30 ti. m NELSON S:30 p. in.  Kootenay~Lake"l^aslo���R,oute-Stearrier_Kokanee7"  Leave.                 Daily  Except .Sunday Arrive.  4:00 p. in NELSON 11:00 a. m.  Kooteijay  Rjvcr Route-Steamer Moyie.  Mon.. Wed.. Fri.                                      Tiles.. Tlinrs., Sal*.  S:00n. in. Leave NKLSON" Vrrivc 0:50 p. in.  Hakes connection al Pilot May wilh Ft earner Kokanee  in both directions.  Steamers on their respective routes call at principal  landings in both directions, and at oilier points" when  signalled.  Ascertain Wale- and full information by addressing  ticare-t local agent or  C. E.  1  Nelson, B. C.  BEA.SLEY, City Tick.et Agent,  R. W. DREW, Agent. /  W. K. Anderson. Traveling Passenger Agent, NeNon.  V.. .1. (,'oyi.i:, Dis't Pa'.-enger Agent. Vancouver.  Spokane Falls & Northern,  Nelson & Fort Sheppard,  Bed Mountain Railways.  Notice  or  Tlie finest hotel in the interior.  Large sample rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER OF WARD AND VERNON STS., NELSON  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NKLSON  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management, since 1800.  'The  bed-rooms  arc  well furnished  and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to any in Kootenay.  The bar is always slocked by the best domestic and  imported liipiors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  The Victoria Hotel  EBVELSTOKE    .  Renovated and decorated throughout. Frst-class sample  rooms. Free bus meets all trains. The Revelstoke  Street Oar Company run hourly street ear service  between Victor.'a hotel and .station.  H. PICRKS, Proprietor.  Application   for  Improvements,  Certificate  of  EVENING STAR AND IIAl'I'V JACK MINERAL CLAIMS,  SITUATE IN THK NKLSON MINING DIVISION OF WH8T  KOOTKNAY DISTRICT, AND LOCATED BETWEEN SANDV  AND EAGLE CREEKS, ABOUT KIVE MILKS WEST PKOM  NELSON.  Tako notice that T. Arthur S. Farwell. acting as agent  for George A. Kirk, iree miner's certilicatc No. 88885', and  John A. Turner, free miner's certificate No. 1961a, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the niin'ng  recorder for certificates of improvements,, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above claims. And  further take notice that action, under section 37, must  bo commenced before the issuance of such certificate of  improvements. A. S. FAItWELL,.  Dated this 20th day of December, 1808. [Dec. SI J  Notice   of Application   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  NUMBER TWO MINKKAI. CLAIM, SITUATE IN THE NELSON  MINING DIVISION OK WEST KOOTENAY DISTKICT, AND  LOCATED OI'I'OSITE KORTY-NINE MILK CHEEK. TWO  AND A 1IALK MILKS DISTANT FROM KOOTENAY AND  COLUMBIA RAILWAY. FORMERLY TIIK JERSEY LILY  GROUND.  Take notice that I, George R. G. O'Driscoll, for myself  and as agent for Edmund 0. Traves, free miner's certilicatc No. 1051a, And George IT. H. Symonds, free minor's  certilicato No. 2170a, free minor's certilicatc No. 2751a,  intend sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to tho mining recorder for a certificate of improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  claim.  And further take notico that action, under section  37, must bo commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements.  GEORGE R. G. O'DRISCOLL.  Dated this 21th day of November, 1898. [Nov. 2Glh]  Notice   of  Application   for   Certificate   of  Improvements.  RKRI.IN I. 3231 G. 1. KUREK'A 1.3355 G. 1. O. V. O, FRACTION  I, 3251 G. 1, liKITANNlA I. 3253 U. 1, GRAND I.. 1840 li. 1, MAC-  FRACTION I. 3250 G. 1, MINKKAI. CLAIMS, SITUATE IN  THE NELSON MINING DIVISION OF WKST KOOTENAY  DISTRICT, AND LOCATED ON TOAD MOUNTAIN, ADJOINING TIlEIIAf.L MINES.  Take notice that I, John ITirseh, as agent for the Hall  Mints Company, Limited, free miners certificate No.  2551a, 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  claims. And further take notice that action, under soe-  tion 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements.  JOHN   HIHSCIT.  Dated this 2Cth day of November, ISfJS. [Jan 25]  Kootenay  Railway & Navigation Co.  LAKE  AND   RIVER   DIVISION  STR. INTERNATIONA L  Daily except Sunday.       Pacific standard time  South  bound  Leave  Duo  Due  Due  Due  ���TO  NKLSON  Read  ��1>      Kaslo 8:30 p.m.  ... Ainsworlh 7:10    ,i  ...   Pilot Ray 0:30    ���   Balfour 0:00    ,.  .Five-mile Point 5:10    ,,  Nelson  1:30  KASLO  Read  down  0:30 a.m...  7:30    m    ..  8:00    ,.   ..  8:15    ���   ..  0:15    i,   ..  Arrive 10:30    ���    ..  Connects with N. & Ft. S. liy. train for Spokane, leaving Five-mile Point, at 10:05 a.m.  .Steamers leave Kaslo city wharf at foot of Third street  ROBERT IRVING, .Manager.  North  bound  Arrive  Due  Due  Due  Duo  Leave  Th;e only all rail route without change of  between Nelson an;d Rossland, an;d  Spokarje an,d Rosslah,d.  cars  Leave  0:20 a.m..  12.05a. in  8:30 a. in..  DAILY   TRAINS;  Arrive   5:35 p.m.   12:20 p. in.   3:10 p. in.  . .makes clO-so  Pacific Coast   NELSON..    ROSSLAND....,,...   SPOKANE..,....,  .The train that (caves Nelson Hi 0:20 a. m  connections at Spokane with trains- for all  points.  Passengers for Kettle River nnd Boundary Crcok con  tiect at Marcus with stage daily.  C. G. DIXON. G. P. & T. A.  K,aslo & Slocan Railway  CO I NO  WKST  Leave 8.00 I  " 8.32  " il.30  " !). 15  " 0.55  '< 111.12  " 10.25  " 10.33  Arrive 10.10  Leave  Arrive  m  11.00 a  11.15     " .  G. F  DAILY  Kaslo  South Fork  Sproule's  Whitewater  Roar Lake  ^IcGuigan  Bailey's  Cody .1 unction  Sandon  CODY   HUANUH.  Sandon  Cody  OOlNO  KASTr  Arrive 3.55 p. in.  i' 3j20 "  " 2.25 "  " 2.10 * "  " 2 00 ��� "  1.45 '*  " 1.34 "  ��� > . i 23 �� ���".  Leave  1.15    "  Arrive 11.10 a. m  Leave 11.25    "  COPELAND, Superintendent.  ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP   TICKETS.  To and from European points via Canadian nnd American lines. Apply for sailing dales, rales, tickets, and  full information to any Canadian Paeillc railway agent or  O. P. K. City Aiiont. Nelson.  WILLIAM ST1TT, Qonoral S. S. ArchI., Winnipeg. ���f j /  waaews^*^* "c^: v  ^i"l^2��Sa��?l^;^TWKas��iEri8tr.i';:  THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1899.  1?  til-  s  li t  ���f<ty-  ���.ffei  I  fcA*  '���mI*"^*  ��� files'-',  *��� ifs.-vj.na;.'*  W��-  BtJJ    "hJ^'ji   '  TODAY'S   NEW   ADVERTISEMENTS.  J. W. C!)\van, Ne'soii    lloii-cho'd furniture  G. M.Ferry, Black Itiver l-VR Wisconsin ���Reward.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  There will be a congregational meeting  at the Presbyterian church this evening  at 7:80 o'clock, at which refreshments  will be served.  John A. Turner, gold commissioner at  Nelson, leceived a telegrum from Hurry  Wright this morning "luting that his  physician advised him that; he was not  yet strong enough Lo n-cnrn to duty. Mr.  Wright is at Beeton, Onlario.  G, B. Cummings, an employee of Turner,  Beeton & Co., is dangerously ill with  pneumonia at the Crickemay hospital.  The new council has commenced to distribute its patronage. Dr. Hall has secured a handrail on the toboggan slide in  front of his residence.  The employees of the Hall Mines smelter  are endeavoring to organize a brass baud.  Several of their number have had experience in other bands and they think they  have the makings of a Gilmore aggregation.  A fair sample of how election debts are  paid can daily be seen near the city offices.  The city council has appointed J.J.  Driscoli to superintend the construction  of the electric light flume at the Summit.  It is safe to say, the old council would  not have made him superintendent of the  work.  Skipper "Billy" Grant is Nelson's one  hope at the Rossland carnival.  Work on the New Catholic church is  being rushed, so that the edifice can be  used on St. Patrick's day.  ; The owners of the rink at the corner of  Stanley and Houston streets report the  ice in good condition.  Gomer Davis, formerly with A. Macdou-  ald & Co., wholesale grocers, has purchased the express business of J. " W.  Cowan.  W. W. Howe of the Nelson Hardware  Company returned last night from the  ;v ... Boundary Creek district.   He has sold his  interests  in " Nelson   and   has opened   a  hardware store in Greenwood.  Frightened to Death.  [Grand Porks Miner, January 21st]  One  man dead and another badly in-.  ;    jured is the record made at Pat Welsh's  j'fel. cdnstiHictiohVcam p>*oii.>the*4:B,61bson���-Pen��j'  '|gB��tici%l^  s'.'Imornihi?1" a'-"ybungCinasfe;by^h��d3a%Ve'��o&��  '"life"-**k's"S"^ !"*,Y".>; ^"vaAh^ is'v -"v.��".^.'=j  ^^^rfd.Ppnno]]y^ about, j2o .years pfjtige,^  ^ibpbliKlia^  .s^^rgck j4rqm^a blas't,, inia ffieep; rqck*cut;m��  ��f���^>v��i,cli'J;,1;l|^;s m en^ ;���$vei?e ^WOr^ipg.YcTiie-^pai;-.  ,,>������" 'ticul'kivsl6f"*th^etWceicleVt��,as n'eaT:an��s,:ean��b'e1  j^a^certaine,^ - -\ ���  ,:^ll"the3!menYh^''feffe' ^tU"e,�����^u,jr|��^\v'-Hen i��te  ambassador of the United States to the  court of St. James. Here is one of them :  A lawyer onco. called on Mr. Choate and  introduced himself as Mr. So-and-so of the  firm of ���. '-'Take a chair," said Mr.  Choate, graciously. The lawyer took no  notice of his host's offer, but wont on���-son  of Bi��hop of the diocese of . "Take  two chairs," said Mr. Choate. The lawyer  subsided into one.  Bogus Coins in Circulation.  A. II. Holdich, the well-known analytical chemist and assayer of Nelson, writes  Tun TriRunh: as follows: "1 beg to call  your editorial attention to the fact that  there are some bogus American dollars  floating around, date 1SS1; not bad imitations, but light, and wont ring like the  genuine article. I have never met with a  bad coin yet in British Columbia till the  other day, but it is well to be careful, as  probably 'there are others.'"  The Latest Combine.  Chicago, Jan. 20.���Howard Smith of  Toledo, Ohio, president of the Massillon  Bridge Company, and J. Pierpont Morgan of New York, have engineered a deal  by which 32 of the principal bridge manufacturing firms of the United States and  Canada will euter into a combine with a  capital stock of $50,000,000. The details of  the combination will be made- public this  week.   The Metal Market.  New York, Jan. 20.���Yesterday's quotations for bar silver was 50ic. ; lead $4.25 to  $4.27*. The firm that fixes the selling  price"for miners and smelters quotes lead  at $4.02* at the close. The San Francisco  quotation for silver bars was 59|c.  HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE  FOB   SALE  REPUBLIC STOCKS  IFOIR,   SALE  1000 Bryan  and Scwall  5c  1000 Monroe  4c;  1000 Little Cariboo  3c  ^000 Toledo lie  500 Standard  5c  1000 Maxwell  2c  3000 Utie.-i, Ymir  4c  I am leaving the city, and by  Friday next everything- must be  disposed of. Call at my residence  on Victoria street, first house east  of the Miner office.  AL.EX    STEWART,    Mining    Broker.  Olllee:   Turner & Hoeckli block, Baker ami  Ward streets Nelson.  WHEN YOU REQUIRE  POKER CHIPS  CIGARS  PLAYING CARDS  Koincmber you can got than from  S. J. MIGHT0N  Aberdeen Block, Nelson, B. C.  Costello's Express  Trunks and valises delivered to any part of  the city.  All kinds of draying  done   at   reasonable  rates.    Moving furniture a specialty.  Stand at corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  W  Vancouver  Hardware  Company, Ltd.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  ��� IMPORTERS OV  W. A. COSTELLO, PROPRIETOR  NELSON, JANUARY, 2li(.]i.  Nelson Real Estate  Residential Lots  J" n .{ttid^'^isciicle.J^i.tuA'" n\:  Zijnfi,Jan.dsfa*=jren^iilifr ;sho\ynef��o��t'^rbnclcs" toK  ��t lyv^edl^Ajajc&e.' rdck; stiuiek"* ^vherie"- the'yi  ">%e��*f jjtahfliusr.   'Hi,.s��lcbi1aniii|i'oh:'''\vli.6;'"vva��.  ^lfai^in^onta shovel, at;^he time witli"bobli��  *��� :Kai\d��.onJt;he"hknd 1 e, on sei^irig)s tli'e rock  ^icBiriiqgf^nciprtook to protecli"hinisgff by  ��^h(ol^ingJhe slro^veli over his head; ��� JJusta��  ;?4Ie^star��t��di��to rafee his hands the- rock  r/strncfehini'i'cutting the two tore fingers  f .bll^thpf   let's,  hand    nearly    "oft"5"and  ^.DMljr,   "mashing      the      other       hand  s^fand     Jbreafcing,    the      shovel     handle.  ��.Z��� C$Phh'tiliy,r   who     was     standing     near  .. ihini,.also saw the rock coming, and placed  shik   hand:   over  his   heart,  turned   half   arburid and started tofall.Jbuti was caught  before he touched the ground by a cOnl  paniou Avho was standing by and witnessed, the whole aji'air. The opinion, seenis to  Be that his detith \yas caused by Eright, as  there is not a visible mark oil his body  that would indicate that he had been hit.  His remains were brought to Grand l^bf k.s  and will bb buried in the public burying  grounds this afternoon.  F,RANK?-FLE^GHEe, ,P.;L,S.;  *C6j;ijfil:aJakeirLan*a;lvp(5ton��aJ Striiej-s, *   i^cl'Soil," JJ.'.Q.-  l^lfeijalSBrofca^  and  liisiiraiioje Ageflt  Tc lot for three ni6ntlis, o-room cottage, with bath;  nicOly furnished.  O/Jlce,;  Aberdeen Block, Sakcr StrOct, Nolgou.  R REISTERER & CO.  jjtikw1<;rs' and bottlers of  25  Second Hand PIANOS  FROM $50 UP  Payments $4 per IV|on,th  ART   AND   MUSIC   STORE.  BUILDERS' HARDWARE  SHELF GOODS, Etc.  A full assortment always on  hand.   Conic and see us  and get our prices.  MARA & BARNARD BLOCK, BAKER ST��� NKLSON  H. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORE  OARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  ��� Pipes, and Fittings  Griant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron, Steel,   Sheet  Iron, T-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  Wagon repairing promptly atterdod to by a first-class  wheelwright.  Special attention gi\v-n to a'l kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  SHOP:   r|all Street, between. Baker and Vernon, Nelson  The Tribune Will Buy Old Rags  After the Excitement...  "j ju Kt:"^-4��a'-ftf/f-"j &-.{'?. ���" �� ��jWj�� *  Msm  Ijcfay season,and.the' elections,  warm  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE Co.  v  Will   be found  in  their  new  premises  on   Baker Street  with  a complete stock  of .,>  Shelf and  Heavy  HARDWARE  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  Yoti  will  find it io your iidvuntuoe to consult us  befoi'i! placing your orders  Tirrsmithing ar|d Plurr|bir|g a Specialty  Estimates Cheerfully Furnished  ��� ������  aitd presefcvh Iffeal.th.  ���   .��6y rlveai:in"ef'"�� �������  m  Rivals Use Dynamite.  Whey the Go'lurubi'a Towusite Coiiipany  took lipid of Cfiluinbia, a towusite in fclie  J^bundacy Gceek disti'it't, it secured cdu-  ti'QI of the two big stage lines running  through the.Boundary Creek country, Iu  the old days all the staged plying into  Boundary Creek passed through Grand  Forks* bub" with the acquisition of Columbia the new company made that town the  headquarters for traffic into the district.  A new and more direct road was constructed at considerable expense and a  bridge built for the use of the stages  traveling through to Columbia, Republic,  Greenwood and other points. rrhe change  leaves Grand Forks entirely out of the  line of traffic, and the citizens of that  place were, naturally perturbed as to the  filiation. The trouble culminated on  Friday night of last. Week when a section  of the road was blown up and the highway made impassable for the time. Fortunately the superintendent of the stage  line was informed by telephone in time to  divert his stages around by Grand Forks,  so that no trouble resulted.  Political Meeting on Monday Night.  A public meeting will be held in the  Hume Hotel hall on Monday evening, under the auspices of the Nelson Liberal-  Conservative Association. Sir Charles  Hibbert Tapper, late minister of marine  and fisheries, will be present and deliver  an address on the political questions of  the day. An effort is being made to  secure the presence of Hewitt Bostock,  M.P., and make it a friendly joint meeting.    A Good Story.  Some good stories are going the rounds  on Mr.   Choate, the recently appointed  i'rotnpt finil, rpgrtlnr RrPWPn/ at Npknn  C.  FITTER  Coal and  Wood Dealer  tfgfe*  TetHel & fii,  and a trial order will convince you that  ^aiiid. /:0m*1"' ^rice^--;"r0^sonal^Vv::-^  eotiLssignfflenlt a$t jGtw��^<$ g^ods^ c^^sis}t^  ASK   TO   SEE  THEM  BEST DRY WOOD  Delivered to any purt of tho city.  Full riieiisuroinoni. giuiiiintecd.  Office at Corner Baker and Ward Streets.  Mail Orders  Prornptly Attended to  Baker Street, NelsOli,   B.C.  BOX   98  ^KCCii^E.  8  Is something* new, stylish*  and strictly up to date.  Every Hat is guaranteed.  Nos, 18 and 20 Baker Street,  Nelson,   B. C.  J. A-  EXCURSION  HATE TO  ROSSLAND  AND RETURN  Tho Nelson & Fort Sheppard Kailwuy will sell tickets  at $3,115 for the round trip from Nelson to ltossland on  January, 21. 2/5, L'li, and 27, good to return until .7 an nary 2l).  Trains leave Nelson station at !):10ii.hi., and Alouiituin  Siding at 10:iTa.m. and arrive at ltossland at:i:10p.ni.  G. IC. TACKAHUltV. ARont, Nelson.  Reward I   $50!  To the persons giving information leading to the discovery of the whereabouts of ItOBKKT S. QUAUKKN-  llUtflf, will be paid the above reward. Hobprt S. Quackenbush left this vicinity Jlnrch, 1S8I!, going to the Pauilic  coast, and has not been heard from sinco February, 1.S90.  He has money here due niin which will he paid lo him at  once, when Tumid. The parties are anxious to bear from  him very soon. He is '_".( years old. He formerly lived at  Fine Hill, town of Manchester, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Address G. Jl. FKltKY, Ulack Klver Fullfi,  Wisconsin.  J. A. Irving & Co.  GROCERS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS  WHETHEB YOU EAT TO LIVE  OB LITE 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  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. O.  M. DesBrisay & Co  P. Burns <�� Co.  WHOLESALE   AND   HETAIL  Family orders a specially and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended to  linker Street West, opposite Oddfellows'Flock  NELSON, B. C.  James McPhee  PRACTICAL  ELECTRICIAN  contract to supply and install any land of electrical machinery  Will wire buildings for electric lighting, electric bells, I "Will contract to install tire alarm systems in towns and  electric burglar alarms, electric annunciators. |        cities.   Full slock ot wire and lixturcs on hand.  WRITE F0FJ PRICES.    Office and Storeroom:   Josephine Street, Nelson.  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at Jfalson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  RETAIL  STORES AT  Nelson,   Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver,  Sandon, Silvcrton, Cascade  City,  Grand Forks",   Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  SKL���BDED Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  l^Jm^P*asleeK^.ayi

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