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Array ��  w  M  !  V  ,<  ��  ;�����  i-'V ���  '#  B!  ���<���%���  I  o*,  fe,4  KOOTENAY  rlas Mines that are Paying Dividends and Hundreds of Properties that can be Made  Dividend Paying Mines.  DAILY  EDITION:  FIRST YEAE-NO. 29.  TELEGRAPHIC flEWS BY WIRE  Firs at Rossland,  Rossland,  Feb. 0���3:15 p. iu.��� There hus  beeu a saying at Rossland for years, "If  the'International takes fire, the town will  burn    down."      When   at   noon   today  the International was found to be on fire,  there was a scramble and rush for the  scene.     Prom every window in the building smoke was issuing but no flames. The  fire brigade were on hand promptly, but  - it took about 15 minutes to locate the fire.  The International is a music hall, and the  lire was located under one of the dressing-rooms. t   Spokane   street   was   soon  strewn with goods from stores, but the  firemen got the fire under control, and it  was confined to the ramshackle  building  in which it started.   Across the alleyway  ;fi'<ii_ the International is the temporary  office of the Bank  of Montreal,  and had  the    fire    got    under    headway     that  building would   have gone.   Before  the  fire was out and while the smoke was issuing from the windows, chief Squires received a check from J. S. C. Fraser, manager of the Bank of Montreal, for $50, with  a letter commending   the   boys   for   the  work they had done in saving the town.  The total damage will not amount*to over  $8000, and a performance will be given at  the International tonight as usual.  NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1899.  KOOTENAY  Has   a   Mineral   Output   of  Upwards   of   One  Million    Dollars    Every    Month  In   The  Year  WEEKLY   EDITION:  SEVENTH   YEAR -NO  seek refuse in a police statio"n. Elder  James expects a serious disturbance at  the next meeting.  THE ROGERS PASS CALAMITY.  ft  Returned by Acclamation.  Donald, Feb. fl.'���-In the nomination of  candidates for the North Riding of East  Kootenay today W. C. -.Weils, .-govern-.  - mentv"'was declared elected by acclamation. The opposition, have entered, a  strong protest, claiming that the returning officer did not arrive with the writ  until after the time for -making nominations closed. The returning officer, J. E.  Griffith, being at Golden, was compelled  to drive to Donald* oyer seventeen miles  of unbroken road, which" made the journeyvery slow and tedious.      i  Bf0aqm    ^   >n\^n_nHX.*oDK*:^^A1.01nGt.flD'n^nn'ffiDflJio*   "  ftoD��       ^      * .| 0 ^P��� ,?P n ��0    ^���   mi^>^  caught hre early yesterday morning. The  i^inside pfjthe.stprejvas.vompletely gutted  :;ib^'ifir^  K'lplg;^^  y ififu��;4)ip ft nj$ gech% ^p8/^0,Q^^*s^"����^^  %awariled/the^  "^Matlqq'i/'d^  "���-.as1soon'"as the state of���&he *w��eathe_'"���speiS  !,;' sjltf. is;.; reported ��ye?t"eraay tthat^HviAlj'Bull;  i.'of, ^ardez'isljindShasf been?convicted, -at)  s:���Shoal>Bay"iof��;selling*8hquor*nvithotit"a"  //.license. _kndnifined^-_^7:50. ^.^.ft.',^ -.,������ $"'���>.;.<  " "J,?JphnT;ho"ra  ^sn��ic:iple\a^ ^-T^  ." r^SmpetitibhJn.Jh^.who  trade /m^thw .city>isi��fat - present so"keen  that retailers are reaping a decided bene-  "jilt. v.i^Jiolesalersmre^eutting^prisesto/a'  pconsjdeY&blJjjex^^^ '%-j  ": >���-j_L^;E>;|rr^  neries qhFraser" rjyer^and'.vYill  build on"  Bellihghamlbay; "���/"���  ���   ."s    "\From" Winnipeg, i  b .   "  ���   n    ., n   ���   ��        p'. u'$..u$-'a ���..panuayp^  ; Wirinipegi     Ke^b;   ' 0;���H(1ri.     Thomas  Greehw.ay. left -this raprhlng, for! 0rysfal  ^City.^flel^wililreturnLea rl yin Jaxt__wjB.ek,_  ���whena cabinet meeting, will be held arid  t(ae�� date for meeting 6f the legislature  Jixedii :  - The senior Victoria hockey club left  ifh^re;tpday on a trip to theieast to capture"  -tne.jStanley cup, "which represents the  ��� ehaliiipibiiship of the world.  Bight Thousand Claims Filed.  Ottawa, Feb. 6.���A./board has been appointed   tb  consider  claims for 'general  Service medals,.for?.the Fenian raid and  tlie RedRjver veterans. Eight thousand  claims have been filed.  Pull Particulars From tho Golden Era of February 3rd.  Tuesday was a ^calamitous day at  Rogers Pass, and recorded the most tragic  events that have happened in the history  of railroading in that section of the  Rocky Mountains within the Dominion of  Canada. In the morning snow-shed No.  .19 was swept by a snow-slide into the  canyon of the Illecillewaet, the track torn  up for some distance, and the man in  charge killed and his body carried goodness knows Where. Tt is probable that  his remains will not be found till the  warmth   of spring  melts the   mountain  snows.  Later  tr'agedy  station.  !A  Will Oe pared For by Friends.  London, Feb. 0S���Sir Henry jfrving's  business affairs have been practically  taken into the hands of his friends, who  are organizing a stock company to manage the Lyceum, with an arrangement  with Irving to play not less than a hundred nights each season. Several prominent managers and other notables have  ��veen raising money to take a lease of the  Lyceum and possibly buy the property.  (Jomyns Carr, the manager and dramatist, will control the theatre when Irving  is absent. Lawrence Irvine: is adapting  into English Sardou's "Robespierre,"  whichtfSir Henry Irving and Ellen Terry  wjll reopen the Lyceum with in May. Mr.  Jacob Litt's London representative says  Mr. Litt is endeavoring to induce Ellen  Terry to star the American stage under  his management.  Mob Mormons in England.  London, Feb. (i.--Lively scenes have occurred at Bristol in connection with the  Mormon propaganda there. Elder Herbert L. James of Salt Lake City heads the  mission. An anti-Mormon league has  been formed and its members attack the  meetings of Mormons. The police consequently are obliged to guard the mission-  house. Violent anti-Mormon posters have  been displayed in the streets and a mob  smashed every window of the mission-  hou8& at the last meeting and hooted,  stoned and spat upon the elders when  they emerged into the streets. Two  women  missionaries  were compelled to  in the day, however, a terrible  was enacted at Rogers Pass  Few railroad men "have been  better known or more highly esteemed  by their fellows arid by'the publip than  "Billy" Cator, station agent and operator  at the Pass. Cator has been stationed  there for some years and was a married  man with two children, the favorites of  the workmen about the station. Mr. and  Mrs. Cator conducted a boarding house for  the convenience of the railroad employes.  Iu their employ were a Chinaman, and a  young woman named Annie Berger,  sister of Mrs. Fred Anderson. The  weather had been stormy and windy;  but in the worst of storms it was believed that the site of the station was  free from snow-slides, and no danger has  been known there in the history of the  railway, extending now over some 14  years. The mountain on the south side of  the track is steep and bare, while that to  the north lies at a low, gradual slope, and  is the last place from which a snowslide  might be expected. Yet at about half  past three in the afternoon a terrible.ava-  lanche, evidently starred far back on the  mountains as the result of;-'.the stormy  weather, swept noislessly down the slope  [opposite ^the /station, j "Mr^ Cator Was .in;  ��thTB:station"%gent'sx>ffi^  ;It"alian| who;was.-ohe: of ;th!bse:;:_liglitly*ih?>*  :_ured.^Tlje^J-taban'-^  :���teuntion,tp:the,5l���ide and^he^.rplhed-.out^tlD*,  "gefc;nhisOItwp^chiliij^  jfron^o"&(th4;sj;^^   ��� He ^'Si^ti-Qvpr��sien%  %gaih> Th^Vsirdercam  pfoun1irhb%se��cbntainihg;"aV*^  pideinolishe^iilhdV;t"h*entf^sti;nulek''itjh*ei"Silv  i way;s tatfoh, "shiashihg'i t- uprand -s weeping.  ;itIaloirg;iike;so/much>tinder.*';^f^  ^his%if e"^and;/t)ynO",child ren1"��:aiid/".t_ie*|Chis  ,ineseC8Sr^va"nt jwefei ."killedyVCorsahf".the;  ;"night;operator^^as afleepin^  ^buildingmt ;thejtjmne��and]fWso!al_63ki.fle(_i*',  fAnpther.man%aniedMRigi^  "cha��r��e"pf"4he'eoa^^^^  ���bi^th(Bjrsof;MrDs>'Sim*mohs,���wife"of^  .known* "engihei^drivef.."..^  ��.we^e." rs!obif>recqvei'ed" exce^tingrtjthbse*8 cff'  '���Mr,;-:;"and\Mrs; ^atp^^ffdl'ttielOEineSe'i&er^  sVfM1 V& t"��T,te"slia��se��1aId;. ��� Miss. 'Bergerfc  ���had^a." .most ^wonderful   escape';,  -  iSlie,  .was/ :-in" - her .,��";Jj��"drp6i%i p"*at"!" tth'ej .time;  an'd:���;all. *tha|5she>;remeiSBers is"! -��th"at "l_fe>  rioticed;th"eXthiosph"e^efbecb_de^^  th*e!ri^shiB/f6Vrid!h��.ersj8Tf:*;lyi^    -pit' s'the- rsur-  fabe': jtiil'..; <;h''e'��%^niib^:J. t^itlf^:t!he,f,��'" ,"ro��ot"��   of  the> sta^ibh across" hei'leet- f DneJ 6| her  legs: wals. bppken-. andi{the .othefc'bruisedi  A special enginp*was "d.espatichecl". toGbl-  djen fdrDr;. Taylbr; and ;he ^at.Phce went  to the scene apd speht the" night" attend-  jrigJjp3ivOalflr^  Ideitiriext morning, Vjringitfg Miss Berger  with him for attendance at the Golden  hpspital. Besides the Italian, who was in  the statipn with Gator at "the time of the  fatality,, there were two Chinamen injured. Their escape is extraordinary.  They were in a boarding car between the  station and the slide* when the slide  picked up the car, bore it apross the track  and the station site*, and piled it up on  the face of the mountain, the Chinamen  being comparatively little hurt. The  track was thrown out of rjositiPn. The  bodies found were very little" injured,  death having resulted from shock aud  suffocation.  Messrs. Marppleand Duchesnay were at  Donald taking over the divisiPa, as that  was the da-y fixed for the change. They  at once hurried tP the scene of the disaster^ and did all that they could to relieve  the injured and recover the bodies of  killed.  Railway and telegraphic communication, were blocked as a result, the eastern  passengers only getting as far as Donald  up till Wednesday night. By Thursday  telegraphic communication was restored  and the through railway service resumed.  The body of Mrs. Cator was found on  Wednesday. The poor woman had  apparently been engaged in cooking or  some other work about the stove, for her  remains were found by the pieces of the  stove and the body and clothing were  badly burned. The bodies of Cator and  the Chinese servant have still to be recovered. The mother of Miss Berger arrived  at Golden yesterday from Illecillewaet.  The remains of Mrs. Cator and the two  children will be taken for interment to  Bowmauville, Ontario, where the parents  of the late Mrs. Cator reside.  Much sympathy is felt at Donald for  Mr. and Mrs. Corsan, whose son was the  telegraph operator at the Pass, and was  amongst the killed. The remains of Ridley will be sent to Kamloops for interment. Miss Berger's leg was broken in  three places but she is doing well.  On "Wednesday, as a rotary plough was  engaged in clearing a slide beyond Rogers  Pass, another slide came down, and. one  of. the men employed in working the  rotary was killed. We have not been  able to ascertain his name.  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  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft:  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  TljE AMERICANS ATTACKED AT MANILLA.  Manilla, Feb. 6.���The Filipinos attacked  the American  line  There was a heavv  The United States  fusilade on both  cruiser Charles-  T-he Americans  The con-  The Fili-  at 8:42 on Saturday evening,  sides and artillery was used.  ton and gunboat Concord bombarded the enemy  lost 20 killed and 125 wounded.    Filipinos lost heavily  duct of the American, volunteers was very praisworthy.  pinos were strongly entrenched in  the late  Spanish position,  but  were forced back.  Washington, Feb. 6.���Admiral Dewey cabled yesterday to the  navy department: ''Hostilities began Saturday night between the  American army and naval forces and the Philippine insurgents and  was continued on Sunday. The army and navy were generally  successful. Insurgents driven back and American line advanced.  No casualties to navy."     '-/ ,,- - -  London, Feb. 6;���LateVcablegram received last night says:  "Saturday's and Sunday's engagements proved a veritable slaughter  for" the Filipinos, their killed; reported as numbering 3000.  -..''/���Manilla,   Feb.    6���-9 a.m.��� The   Filipinos   have apparently ���.  reached the conclusion that the Americans mean business, as there  were no further hostilities last night, and no attempt was   made to.,  recover the lost ground.    They may be  taking a few days to recuperate their forces before resuming the  attack.     Filipinos  here /  express; the opinion that independence has received its "death blow.  '^f-&6f&��6&&-fc��6&��&:&fe&��*:&S-'S-:&5-��&��S-:S-: ���*Z*-z4*Z**&&*&&*****Z*SS*&2*&Z&&  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  ft1  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  y*v  ���ft  ft  ft  ft  8-_>nbBf_t  'TBNDERFOOT.j  ti Vo-tf" ��**���    dtff        ���   ���  a      _     d   nn'    no    ���  !B.  ?AT  BielenbVr_r.!Malces:"a Big.DeaKOV.er 'in, the1  |pt^feiali!tof^l89l|^hS.EO^  ^G.alenaj/had onone,*of /he^t^ipssfrom^Bguj  Jnfep's*"Fe"��'ry:;Da^|en^^  ^passPn'gerJy^He^wa's dirb*m'��?tn;ejSai-"d:\yi;c.Ii',  sjslandsj by.*the..w0ay:;.pt^soQie^ittli]erf*tpGwsU!|  ?b���v^��|in,4|^p;ta;na.3t;^  :firstl."*0tEiugfa!bb"ut"."pr^^^  ^mining. **lie stooped��in sKelson'toi^a-rew;  "days,fi"gpinVt0h"���e"ne*ej ��wh"ei'^;  ;��there"wel'e:aE?thati.time.iu6m/pros  H    ..B.,^   ��^,*.^,ufi-p.  "^^.'p    Dffpu^uppnn   D p   qn p vuh   "p^7,p   "   .^pu    '  'ahd/.miiiers tojthe s^tidrje/mile'Jih'ari inj.any",  .6"th'er"|eMion.pf!British":Cblto^ :Fbra:  ,whil4.,the tenderfppt clerked. in; .at���stoiie  ���anda.ctCiight" on to mimngsjlpre;   The^next,  sitmmer^lie" > we nt'plbspec ti 'rig,, bti t/fbu nd  nothing^mpre^yaluable^than.exoetjience,....  n/0���n;^heReturn. pi'f.jJdck" Seatpn ..and *Eli/,  ��Gat:ppn1;er frpjii". discb*Vering w:ha%is "now"  onei pf.ftp famed silver-lead mining sections of the world���the-'Sfocah���pur teij-  d^f'fpot - and   Eli "Carpenter   ibrmed   a  syndicate of.twu tb .'gd  ba^k and Stake  the whole cbuntry.   Jack SeatPii had ajsP  formed a/syndidate, afterwards known as  theJ/NoblexFiye^rowdi" to do the same  .CHUMS'iOF ^TH_3-PRiNO_5;*.  ; thing. Beaton's party determined to go  back over the route lie and Carpenter had  taken in and on b, Chat iss by way of Kaslp  creek. The tenderfoot and Carpenter  selected the Slocan river route, taking  their Qut.ficup that river by boat, thence  on Slocan iake to the moutli of the creek  where _>Tew Denver now stands. The  -Seatpn crowd got In fir.st, and staked all  that they thought worth staking.  The tenderfoot and Carpenter returned  to Ainsworhh, and a few days afterwards  the former; along with another tenderfoot, started across the mPuiitkins for the  new eklorado. For a long time nothing  was heard', of them, but tliey finally  reached Slocan lake; coming out afj the  mouth of Ten-mile creek, the creek on  which the famous Enterprise mine is located. They remained in the country all  winter, staking wildcats and undergoing  considerable hardship.  Our tenderfoot remained iu tlie Slocan  until the the Boundary Creek country began to be talked of. Over there he went,  and the report now comes from Greenwood that E. A. Bielenberg, our original  tenderfoot, has bonded the Buckhorn and  an adjoining claim to a syndicate of capitalists, receiving $30,000 cash aud $200,000  iu stock in the company that has been  formed to develop the property.  There are ups and downs in the mining  business just as in other pursuits, and  luck nearly always strikes the man who  follows it persistently.  Government Loses Thousands.  New York, Feb. 6.���Lyman J. Gage,  secretary of the treasury, has notified  collector Bidwell by letter that on the  advice of attorney-general Griggs he has  decided not to apply to the United States  supreme court for a writ of certiorari in  the case of the government against Stod-  dart, Huserick & Co. of Boston aud  William Iselin & Co. and Hirscb & Co. of  this city. This means a victory for the  importers and a loss to the government of  more than $300,000 in duties that must  now be refunded. The question at issue  was whether the present Dingley tariff  went into effect at the precise moment  that president McKinley affixed his signature to the bill. ..  ��;peajh;bBenmo.ves--p'T^o.!^  MsK-Societ^^  *iu.^."����."-.��������� v��"-"/ 'p"*1*' *"i** ""s"61 ��� y-^ft   ��� *���'��� *"*"' ?"!��'���*'-��� ^"��� '-:M''  ysi_?he'^prihcel^^of��5y*ar_s��:.m"uVtSbe5;feeliiijg;  ��Dvery!old'these.:days.r. pHe,passed7h.issfitty.-rf  seventliiaibnthday-oni the,";ninth�� ofAlast  rfiupnthj ���anud "ja^enwojaay^;-agpi^gjeatlir.Dthj:us^^  B��i|"s>;'enillr-i|an|i-JiiitoStlre *e���xcllisiyp^*cfifc'fe,-.  ..known" asps$he-��'MarJporpug^  I ��k3d��iob,beHi:0_ii_ayd'f.'tiTC6 "of* hisihSst/cBeiy  ^|Ke|Sjrae!n^JI^|^i|^  "ISarp'tt^Ferclihad'a^fae fRothschild'.^Bbth"  ."nadf_igen^jihe'p|:in((eiS4not.imates."torlmua^ny-  ye"arsf."an3"wege-vJry' lieSr'/his."oWn"age,  Mr." Sykes-beihg only, foiiryears and baron  .._^erp!ilnand]!fcjtv;p\ny]ea^n.pjder^than*i6hej,ii|an  "Whb;was;��;t;o�����dhave" beens'thei^.a'sp\^freign.;  "sfl'e haSfputlived th'euir bpth,^ but/his "royal  \ /m'ojher. ^cplhtinues in*" tjfe^'bebt. of health  ���knd," hikPhance of; opcupyiug "the; thi'Pne  sepms to grOw]essr with the" dawning Of  "eac;h;new day/.   " * "  Ifij is a curipus fact, and One "that lirast  have caused the prince of Wales an uii^  pleasant shudder,, thjSt these two old com-  _F.aj3e.^Ptl:hi's_\^&jiejLtrio'kejido  at day. BollThatl made engagements for  many evenings of the week, and a chill  must have come over several dinuer-  parties at the thought that death had  gathered two who. were to have sat at  the festal board. Only a week ago Mon-  nay, baron Ferdinand gave a dinner to  the prince, and Mr. Sykes was to have  been one of the guests. He had beeil  seized with a'fit that morning, while in  his bath, and he never recovered from it.  JOv. Man'y Sims was summoned at once,  and remained with him to the end. Baron  Feudintfud wris in town On Wednesday,  but the next morning he, too, while in liis  bath, was taken With a fainting spell. He  had been suffering front a combination Of  gout and rheumatism for some time past,  and for two days had eaten nothing. A  call was sent fo,r Dr. Sims, but he could  not leave Mr. Syke's bedside, and the baron declined to have the medical man who  was called in see him again. On Saturday  he died.  Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild was the  second son of baron Anselm de Rothschild and grandson of the Nathan Meyer  Rothschild who founded the London  branch of the famous banking house, just  100 years ago. He was born in Paris and  educated in Vienna, but in JSliO he surrendered active participation in the firm's  affairs, and came to England to give himself up to his great taste for art. He married his cousin Evelina, sister of Lord de  Rothschild, in 18(55, but she died childless  within the year, ond he never married  again. In her memory he instituted the  Evelina hospital for sick children, and ho  has left an additional hundred thousand  pounds to it in his will. Baron Ferdinand  was in parliament several years, and  served as high sheriff of Bucks, but ho  cut no figure politically. Indeed, his life  was devoted to art and society. Ten  years ago he bought from the duke, of  Marlborough the estate in Buckinghamshire, where he created Waddesdon  Manor, a lordly pleasure ' palace in the  style of Chambord, and here he gathered  the art treasures he had collected. Here,  too, he gave his famous "Saturdays to  Mondays,"at which the lights of London  society gathered, his guests often including Royalty. He has also been the host  of the emperor Frederick and the shah of  Persia. Doubtless some of the late baron's  Gainsborouglis, Cuyps, Romneys, and  lleynoldses will go to the nation aud his  sister will get his town house, but his  principal heir is understood to be his  young nephew, whom he brought over  from Paris and has had educated at Cambridge.  Christopher Skyes was a  more curipus  name than  baron Ferdinand.   Tall  and  lank and with a somewhat solemn appearance, he seems to have set himself,  with  all the seriousness of his nature,  to make  things pleasant for the prince of Wales.  He occupied a seat in  parliament for .15  years,  but was never known to open his  mouth in the house, and his sole record as  a legislator is confined  to introducing a  bill to amend  the Fisheries Act of 1877  and supporting the Sea Birds Protection  Act.   A younger sou of the late sir Tatton  Skyes���the present baronet, who has left  England to escape the notoriety brought  on'him by the reckless extravagance of  his wife, is .his-elder, brother���he begun  life with an- income of ��10,000,  a  town-  house in May fair, and a'country place in  Brantiiighamthorpe. At his death he left  a balance of ��2000 at his  banker's,  and  this is,understood to be all that is left/of  his patrimony, the remainder of it having  gone to pay for the privilege of being an  intimate  of his  royal   highness, Albert  Edward.   He   was a tame cat at Marl-  boi'ough house and Sandringham,  being  as" great a favorite with the princess of  Wales as with her husband.     At first his  entertainments   were on a   most  lavish  scale, but of I ate. years; he has had to curtail his expenditure to a notable extent.'  Still,  his small dinner-parties  remained  among the smartest affairs of the season.  Such    famous   beauties    as Mrs. George  Keppel   and  lady  Naylor-Leyland  were  often his guests,   and   he. could' always  command the company of the cleverest  men in London���command, for;the reason  tliat the prince of Wales frequently signi-  fied his intention of dining with "Kit," as  his intimates called him, and  designated  the guests he chose to meet, which had on  them the binding effect of ;/a royal, command.       . ..-,..'���.',/of.'���-'- ���.;.':���'   ;-.,:.::;.. ^'.-:-:-.'-^  ; MriSykes was a Yorkshiremanj/hard-/  headed as the rest of them,  but. he set  himself seriously to a life of pleasure���not  for: himself   but  for/ his .royal, patron.  ; Th ough" ��/6cclisibLia;l 1 y*-*o ii tspp kJeh".":ii n'.uehis^  "crpi^iciSm;or"��ome/tpr.incely|pi;p]e(it;.\yhich^  ;diDe;s"delVed''ilfeadiyi^'d|;nh'eis  >stahd^ing"lirbtest4 agaiust i'theiv_pri'da��Jjp��^  "o'6i|fe^,^Ong'a.n0tdpic.''"e^cepfe  \could��:talk^charmingly,*^nd;.aprppos^of.s  0Dp?v  .p hr^'V.-'  ft*1...0 n.^.ffl^p^Q*:npp,D. Jv.-o0 p.... -u,_ ^V/V^.'ft". .  ;^thls?an.���:am���u8^ng;���:st���OI:y^���^.^���8i;^tora5Siites^e:ras!:  THE TOES AND SMELTERS  Ore Shipments F;-cm Silverton.  [Silrttrlon .Silvcrlonian, February llh.J  For the month of January the ore shipments  from Silverton  were 523 tons, the  Wakefield  mines sending out 18 and the  Vancouver ,8 carloads.   The value of tlie  ore shipped from Silverton isgreater p��r;.  tOn than that of any other camp in' the  province,  and the tonnage is second only  to that of Sandon, of all the camps of the  Slocan, and is'now running Sandon close  for first place.   . : /  Rich Ore Prom the Noonday. ���  [Silverton Silvertoniiin, Februury Jth.]'      ;,  Quite alittle stir lias been caused in-the!  local mining   world  by the rich  strike:  made on   the   Noonday   property,   near  town,  duririgthe past week.   Specimen,  have been- brought down   that are little  -  less than   pure silver   itself, aiid which  will assay ' 10^000 ounces or better.;  The ,/'  parties now operating the mine, Benedum    ;  aud   StewartjbVothers  of Silverton, are   /:  taking but enough ore to more than pay    ;  for   the   running   expenses of the mine,  while developing.. Last week they.struck; !  a streak of over a foot of 200-ouuce ote^  and lying on.thei upper side, ofthis streak    ;.  is a streak 6f-,spme threeanches  pf ore  that is literally, alive" with wire and leaf     -  sil ver."  This rich streak was unlooked for  C  by  the managemeht,  as the drift;being   .:  run was; being driven "for the purpose of /���  cutting a big shute of galena ore at dep' h ; v  that   has been   exposed on   the surface. ;;  .Work has necessarily been sip w,  as th is:   -yy  rich ore. has to be taken care of so: as not'".' f  to   waste    it.   The Noonday    has -bcon'���'..y>  known as a promising property forvsoiiie-;"  time,   but that   it contained   ore of such    /  richness as the present operators are ex-;-/  .tracting:   was: not breamed ; otV by . they{:.!:  owners.:   ;. : "/-..:;;;;-:-.:;: ������;;���.;���:.-:-;,,'/ ./���; ������'yy.-(-''-,*yy:-'yi--:  /������;..-��� ���     ���/;-; ^ Mine' Brevities.;;:;.-;;;,././;/^/'"-://:-;^;.;/  The Vancbuyer mine, backpf/Sil^rtoh,/:/;;  in-SIOcaii 'district; has ;had. returns.fi'onj/;^  :five carloads' of ore; 'TJie aggregate���vwas^T  /SM,000, or:about;.$W0^tbn^.,;:V^;:::.:^^^  ^8^Th#_ibid^cqunJ'i^eqm^  ithe'4l��"lena'"'l^a'rp4��m]ne^''^  \if��is7sai&;^^^  fdprfoot^clauisfiu^the^same;;^  ;as "tlie'cprnpan  ffi''dm*Soufih:>tfrinca-'  ,m"ail-"phaetonnSin. Rofcfen?.Rjmv^^: ^e;����wa> tf ,  !ian'��whip,>and.!gptfa1qrig^ell^tpr;j^  'butinj aisu"dd"eu;:c��m  "tli -IHobrJaf "tlie ��Avur^cked^'dafeiag^/.aii��sdf  (volublei-and* ;gr�����lpefu^,Wpei,i^e^^/his-applogies  - t'hat:��*lichei��i!ociiu |)aun"t: r.pf 4 ^'.tthe; "i*da"m'ag|clii  brpughamT .w���as"uM  ,'hii" ^xup^lan*ati,pii's".:��" '^tf lr^ti^auift'e'^JfeMi:.-"  Syke's^ tEied^���ft/again!i'inr<the.f;afite^  Bbt"his" 1 nek wa^hb;"betterj'l"nd-he"feoon  had'prpdded-the ppje'untp*tli,e; baefc pt^ja'  second'brqu'ghsifi'rj;. ^pA^tiu=.'shef;ra''{l7tp^th,'e^  dbprfandiBegaii^^^ B uj? fhey *  \^ete sjuddeqTy .Buttshort.  t.:"r"'jii'-'^:*  -NO; 'SirOH^ATTEMP.T" MADE.  ���'ry$h&t('k ''irbu- a^aih7!'?ocame\a,n". ^tfate/  vpiee*:from-.ihsid6 thellarrialKe.. ;."Noi" sii:,-,  'I*ll'':b!e''^'s4r-^d"M,i|'.''r-i'6jrugTvie. you." 'Tytfiee a/  day is too much for a; man !���"  Bythe; wayVjit lflay interest readers of  "Loth.aiV" tpknowp'that: it was Mr./Sykes  whpih Disraeli tpbk for the model of Mr.  Brang&path, in that novel. Other wejlr  'knowh=Lpndohei*s*wei-e-al30=pOrfraryed=in-  the Other characters. Thus, Mr. Pinto  was drawn f roin Harry Cal(jrrff t? the well-  known yieveur; Lord St. Aldegopde I roin  the late duke of Sutherland; Loth/air  from lord Bute; Gatesby froin uiOnseig-  iieur Capel;, Cardinal Gi'andison fi'Om tlie  late cardinal, Newman; and lady Oori-  sande from lady BlandfOrd.  ..   p     W 'lj    L  Have No Good Kick Coming*  The Americans who are tOamiug from  the.end Of the Rob.sPn-Penticton road into  Boundary points are making loud complaint's over tlie Canadian customs regulations, which require the payment of duty  ppPu all stock and Vehicles employed in  such transportation business. They consider it a hardship that there should be  no refund of the duty when the teams and  sleighs are returned to the United States,  but as they are receiving just such treatment Us Canadian teamsters receive south  of the boundary lino, there is not much  sympathy expressed for them.  i Over.,'  .The'jPeopfe. or-RosslanaiAfce^Frishtenecl��  '.:��BiK"!"''=^i"j-"'��iB'''^  >The jMiner/ |thisip,niorning/1in��prnjedt>>the j  p^pyH;elpor"A61g^^^^  | por"��b'|!iRpsS'tan d ?'"j 'T��,��^ifi.y9Ae)i^^io'n@a8V''��'',��I  takpnfbyfrthe-lpeople^ot���Nelspn.it .is-not;,  w'generalJy^kno4v^n;/rhefcustpm^^^  ���Nel^pn ^��-neypr"������.��heardv:Jptf.����.pan;y���.���^.;_s,,uch��  -' /���."  Clearly a Violation of the Law.    ;  Hamilton, Feb. (j.. ���The Grand Trunk  and Canadian Pacific Railway ComiDanies  have adopted a new table of local rates  for the carriage of oil in Canada, and the  new freight tariff is now iu force. The  new tariff discriminates against the companies that deal in American oil and in  favor of the Standard Oil Trust which  controls the product of the Canadian  refineries. The two great Canadian railways have combined to compel the Canadian people to use the oil of the Standard  Trust.    Silver Gains and Dead Loses.  New York, Feb.  (3.���Saturday's quotations for silver  was 50^c, an advance of  one-eight of a cent over the price of the  previous day.   There was a. big drop however in  the brokers' quotations for lead,  the   price   falling    from  $1.70   to   $4.30.  There  was no price posted for mines aiid  smelters  on   lead.     The  San   Francisco  quotation for silver bars advanced two-  eights of a cent above 'that of Friday,  standing at 59gc.  prof&sSe*d:."Cqmple;telignoralfce offanyf^iieh^  tiiipve ^liaypig been- 'made; byg-the."Southt  '&?qbte!ha^;Bb*b"ai;4-"".0f%fa^  are* that^tbe "people,,pE'lJ'5s_faniirar^m''4rel3y"'  usi'irg.'.the' sfcpiiy ��jtnh^!t' ^l^ii'Iis ������ld;esi,rtO'.u��,pf*  ' having the o���uc"pprts attached" 'tb'^jSefepjf,*"  , for tlie purpose;p;^ro,u*si,ng: ��tli;e..people, bf��  their own city "tb;,ifptio/ti.       ,    ��� .  n ���. " ���  ^^Tlieii'^n[rciion/r^nbwever^lroifld^b^iij^  .structive   to   th6 people of  N-lsoti.   lb  shows that they   are alive to   seeuritlg,  every possible advantage for their owii  , cJj.'ty, and that they would walcoiUe any  evelit which would increase their chiijlce  of securing the portfolio of minister/pf  mines which Nelson ..was for.LunatePOdfigh  to secure several .months ago, lind�� wliicli  the people of Nelson Mlv.e it jn. :tueirq  power to, retain.  Seeking IVoari Prpni OBngland.  London, Feb., (5.���The St. .J a in es, Gazette "  says the French goVernoienfc is negotiating with Frenoll and British fi!iiajfcier.s  for a loan of $40,000,000 to $50,000,000 to be,,  devoted to army and navy purposes. It is  the intention pf France to increase her  navy during tlie year, and-her army >vill  also receive attention, iUcltidjijg the introduction of a quick-firing gun. The  paper asserts that it. learns from a trustworthy source that orders Have already  been given to English firms and that  others are to follow. It adds: "France*  naturally, is desirous of siraiJitaihing  peaceful relations with England during  the next few months, |n order to obtain  all the possible financial help in this country. So far the loan arrangements in  London are only in the most embryonic  condition, and the proposals are looked at  in a lukewarm manner."  One Man Was Rescued.  Rogers Pass, Feb. 0.���All the bodies'of  those lost in  the  recent snowslide have  been recovered save that of W. Cator the  station agent.   The bodies of Mrs.  Cator  and her two children were recovered and.  sent east on Saturday to   their   former  home  in Bowmauville, OntaviP.   An unknown man was dug out Pf the slide alive.  He said that he was in  the station with  Cator when the slide came down.   Cator  heard the roar of the slide and went outside tP see what was the matter.. The  man recovered from the slide said that he  went   to   the   window,   and  just as   he  reached it the slide struck  the building  and he knew no more until he was dug  out by the rescuing party iu the evening. >M  THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   MONDAY, FEBBUAEY 6, 1899.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  THE DAILY TRIBUNK is published every afternoon  (except Sunday), and will oc delivered by carrier in  - anv town in Kootenay for twenty-live cents a week;  or "will be mailed to .subscribers for live dollars a year.  THE VKKKI.iV TMHL'XK is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and will be mailed to subscribers  for two dollars a year.  ItKGUL.AU ADVICKTISKMKNTS printed in both tlie  daily and weekly editions for S3 per inch per month.  Twelve lines solid nonpariel to be counted as one inch.  LOCAL OB BKADING A1ATTKH NOTICES 20 cents ft  lino for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rates. All accounts for job  printing and advertising payable on tho first of  ovory month; subscriptions payable in advance.  ADDRESS all communications to  THE TRIBUNE. Nelson, B. C.  A.  PROFESSIONAL   CARPS.  H.  HOLD1CH���Analytical Chemist and Aiwuyor.  Victoria street, Nelson.  JC. GVv'ILLIM, B.A.Sc. & W. S. JOHNSON, B.A.Sc.  ���     ���Alining   Engineers   and   Analytical' Chemists.  Slocan City, B. C.   LODGE   MEETINGS.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  No,  ���%  KNIGHTS  OK PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,  Knights of Pythias, meets in Castle hall, Macdonald block, corner of Josephine and Vernon streets, every  second and fourth Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.   AH  visiting Knights are cordially invited to attend.  K. G". Jov, C. C. Gkohgk Boss, K. of B. & S.  ��to f&xxbnnz.  MONDAY......  ..FEBRUARY G, 18!)9  There is rivalry between Rossland and  Nelson, as is evidenced by the action that  ���������������'. the board of trade of Rossland is taking  to prevent the Boundary Creek customs  offices from being attached to Nelson.  Elect candidate Farwell, and who will  succeed J. Fred. Hume in the Semlin  cabinet? Certainly not Mr. Farwell. The  people of Nelson riding should be just as  alert to capture every point in this fight  for supremacy as are their neighbors.  r The people of Nelson should be real  pleased after reading the Miner this  morning. The Miner never loses an opportunity to give the town a black eye  Pity 'tis that the town had not been built  on plans prepared by the present owners  and abettors of that sheet.  -       The majority  of the people in West  Kootenay have never yet taken their cue  from   politicians   at   either   Victoria   or  'V ;  Vancouver.   They have nominated- their  : ;pwn candidates for the legislature and in-  r    variably elected tnem.     Candidate Far-  ���:i. well is the candidate of the office-holding  V.i;';iS;-;;.eiasses^.6f--^iijtoi,ia, the city   which has  ���^��'V^|^��f^^l^'^Pme untH recently. 'Do., tlie  vy^peoplelp^Kpptenay want to be^repre-  ���*!|f^eSte��d2!i|f"the; legislature by" & Victorian  W<&olvbyr^;mam'from Kootenay?  %:\^fefZ^ri^$x-y��-���.������- ~- =..-"''   "'"   :-  l^yf^Tim-iss\M}ih this campaign is hot "Joe''  ^s?:,\Martiu>bnt*ihe retention of the power  ft'f^vij^u"ttt��.,^Pl��8n��1y; has got after fighting for  ,!Jkj.ut��^ ."Joe",Martin, is no  "l"��S? mprd^tb^theAj|eople (jf Kootenay than was  >;^ni^n^edi^sor in, office,- Mr. Eberts of  ��� ^^VictbriaV^..,rhe people of Kootenay.care as  '^ ^jnjuchlfofe^th^piie as for the other. But  ^Sepfthb^eopie^bf'BKootenay do care to have  ppp-'asBj^represeatatives in the legislative  ^'.^asspmblyj^men   who have   not  in .times  ?Cfe4'^^��4^l��^!S*,.^onn^-c'e^ w*tn every dubious  ,*^"!*la:rif;^|;rablmade in -the district.  cream, boi bons and creme-de-menthe.  He would be fairly bewildered by the elegancies of the feast; the white satin and  Venetian point lace tablecloths, the abundance of long-stalked roses, the shaded  lights at midday, the priceless porcelain  ar.d Georgian silver, the meats tied up  with colored ribbons, the sweets tinted to  match and one knows not what frivolities  of the kitchen. And the talk is sometimes as good as the fare, if not at a  "buds' " party, at any rate at those other  feminine feasts at which married women  and more mature spinsters meet. But  the result of this daily feasting, in addition to the multitude of teas, dinners,  balls, theatre parties and suppers which  fill up a New York season, is soon apparent.  TO THE  ELECTORS  OF THE NELSON RIDINC OF WEST KOOTENAY.  Gentlemen: Having been compelled to resign my seat  in the legislative assembly, owing to an infraction of the  "Constitution Act,"-1 again have the honor of oll'oring  myself as a candidate to represent you in the legislative  assembly.  It will bo my aim to further, as far as in me lies, tho  best intorosts of the Nelson riding and the province generally.  I very much appreciate the valuable services of those  who labored so actively and successfully in the July campaign and would ask a continuance of that support, being now in a position where I can render good service to  Kootenay.  My time being so fully occupied, it will be impossible  to see all the electors before election day, but will visit  as many places in the district as possible. ' ������  I have the honor to be, gentlemen, yours, etc.  J. FRED HUME.  Nelson, February 1st, 1899.  The Tremont Hotel  IPLOJJE & TRECILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  jjp.l|!13HE^Victpria Colonist of .Saturday has  �� aufedi;tPrialr:headed "The Significance of  ''^$heiJHe0ryy'^athe reading of which would  ��p5")eayp7ihg�����{'|^era&e iiau in doubt as to  p;.%hethSi?VitT tw'as the constitution or the  ^straigntyptes, that pulledTuruer-and his  ^ colljea^gueS^thiio^gli on Thursday fast.  p Comments on a Custom.  "     A wifcfcy New Yorker once assured an.  Costello's Express  Trunks  the city.  and valises delivered to aily part of  All  kinds of draying done  at  reasonable  rates.    Moving furniture a specialty.  Stand at corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  W. A. COSTELLO, PROPRIETOR  Wilson & Harshaw  DRAYING and  EXPRESS  Bus meets all trains and boa|s.  Special attention given the transfer of baggage. Office and stables  on Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  EXPRESS and DRAYING  Having purchased the express and draying  business of J. \V. Cowan, wc are prepared  to do all kinds of work in this line, and solicit the patronage of the people of Nelson.  Orders left at 1). McArthur & Co's store,  northwest corner Baker and Ward street",  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 25  GOMER DAVIS & Co.  C. F. JTTER  Coal  and  Wood Dealer  BEST DRY WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Kull measurement guaranteed.  w  L-s?.<c��s2. ^���iS'.is?. (^.^.sg. c?.<s>'<g^ is'-&.<&^. e'.<_2'SLi<='.e'-s5'' ��=��.<=>.(=*. c=>.c*,c'.  :���&��:��: ��M&g:��^|> *=?&��: fg^e: Q^Qt ��:��:^ ��>��:��: &��:&  ��� *��^ ^. ��E?i *_v. ^i <K% ^v ^. fes^ ^> ^-  tf  OUR ANNUAL SALE  STIILZEL.   OUST  B  PRICES REDUCED     HEMMING FREE  BUT IN ADDITION TO THIS WE ARE OPENING  B  B  CALL FOR  BARGAINS  GALL FOR  REGAINS  Such as Ginghams in nice soft colorings  of pink, bine, green, etc, in checks and stripes.  All good, "washing colors.  White Pique in fine, medium, and wide  cords; The new Crepon Stripe in these goods  will be the proper thing for the coming season.  Now is the time to get them before the stock  is picked over.  B  B  B  Office at Corner Baker and Ward Streets.  TIIK BEST BRANDS OF  ors  and  ars  ALWAYS ON HAND  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  "   "^__i^^____��^5_____^_ss  Assessment Act and Provincial ffeveque Tax Act  "'WEST KOOTEN/VY-DISTRICT, ^ELSON DIVISION.  Large  comfortable  bedrooms and   first-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  _=____T__3S   S&2   _?__]_=&   _D___"_T  "EuglistTwoiuan that _he "had earned the  deadly entnity of 20 charming  women in  -  jLonddil" by inviting them, in the Anieri-  tan   fasMpnv to   a  ladies* lunC-b.     Now,  while protesting that this statement constituted a gross libel on my feminine compatriots, Says a .London writer, it is pretty  safe to assume that there may have been  some consternation in the company when  they found they were expected to eat a  lengthy   banquet,  beginning  soon after  jioon, with drawn blinds, and pink-shaded  candles,  but with  never  a man among  them.   For it is pretty certain  that  thik  quaint American custom has not yet obtained, in   London.     And,  in a city in  which idle young men are as plentiful as  pc?as in Jtine, why, indeed, should it? The  custom of 'women'- parlies originated, to  bo sure, iii a stern  democracy in  which  men went forth to labor at the dawn and  did   not  return   until   nightfall,   which  brought with it,  by  the  by,, .a  meal   of  dubious nature called "tea."   For dinner  in a,stern and primitive democracy is invariably in the  middle of the day,  and  hence the humble origin of the modern  lengthy and sumptuous ladies' lunch.  The habit of entertaining each Other or  being alone with persons of their own sex  is one of the most agreeable traits of  American women, It is not, for instance,  t�� lip supposed that these feminine parties ate dull or (hat the absence of  bended individuals has auy effect on the  wit and brilliance of the conversation.  Long ago that astute young person, the  American girl, made up her mind to  aii.use herself: without "other people's  brothers" if need be, and she does it���  and, one must own, with great spirit aud  success.  The wealthy American girl entertains  her young women friends with a sumptu-  ousness which is somewhat alarming to a  modest European. A party of slender  sylphs will sit down at 1 o'clock in the day  and consume a meal which would make a  mere man green with envy. One doubts,  indeed, if be could eat as much or care to  sip so many kinds of wines and liquors or  finish tip with such   quantities of ice  Mrs, E. 0,  ��  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary,  Notice is hereby given in accordance with tho statutes,  that provincial revenue tax and all (axes levied under  , thoAhsTossinent Act, arc now due for the year 1S99. All  tlio; above-named taxes collectable within the West  "Kootenay district. Nelson division, are payable at my  office, Kaslo;  Assessment taxes are collectable at the following  rates, viz.:  If paid on or before June 30th, 1899.  Three-fifths of ono per cent on real property.  Two and onc-hnlf per cent on assessed value of "wild  land.  One-half of one por cent on personal properly.  On so-much on the income of any person as exceeds  one th'ou-and dollars, the following rates, namely: upon  such excess of income when the same is not more than  ten thousand dollars, one per cent; when such excess is  over ten thousand dollars and not more than twenty  thousand dollars, ono and one-quarter of one per cent;  when such excess is over twenty thousand dollars, one  and one-half of one per cent.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1899.  Four-fifths, of one per cent on real property.  Three per cent on the assessed"valuepf wild land.  Three-fourths of one percent on personal property.  On so much, on the income of any person as exceeds one  tfliousatfd dollars, tlie fOllGwingirAfes.nalrioly: upon such  excess when thc_saijLeji5 not moro_thah teii_thousaua  Vi.ctori_ai  %  SfB^B^B^B^B  ^ ���. n  Prices as low as s&me ean fee dtot^iied i*x Gfeiacla  r|. D. HUME, Manager.  Tlie finest hotel in the iiitenor.  Largo srftiiplc rooms,   Steam heat and electric light,  ���GOIlNK.lt OK VVAU1) AND VKUXOX STS.,, NELSON  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  city  The only restaurant   in   the  employing* only white cooks.  Merchants' lunch from 12 to 2  o'clock, 25 cents. Dinner from 5  to 8.    Short orders   at   all   hours.  Madden House  DA'ICKft AND WAUD STRKETS, NKLSON  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management since ISiM).  The  bed-rooms  are  well furnished  and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is net second to any in Kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by tho best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  The Victoria Hotel  BEVEIiSTOBZE  Renovated and decorated throughout.,  rooms.   Free bus meets all trains.  Frst-class sample  The Kevclstoke  Street Car.Company run hourly street car service  between Victoria'holel and station.  y;y-;:(  J.V. PEEKS, Proprietor.;  dollars, one and one-quarter Of Ono per cent; when  such excess is over ten thousand dollars iliicl not more  than twenty thousand dollars, one and one half pf o'i.ie  per Cent; Vvhpn such excess is over twenty thousand dollars, one and thrCe-quarter.s Of one per cent.  Provincial revenue tax, S3 per capita.  JOHN KKKN, Assessor itnd Collector.  Kaslo, P. C, 23rd January, isflf).  MORTGAGE SALE.  Cinder anil by Virtue of the powers of sale contained in  a certain 'mortgage, which will be produced at. the time  of sale. thcH Willbc od'ercd by pijblic auction by Charles  A. Waterman & Co., nuctio.h<jer.s, at their olllce, We��t  linker struct. Nelson. II. C, on Tuesday, _lst day of February, A. P. 18i��i), at tlioliouf of i 6'clockin Ihc afleriioon,  the following property, viz:  That certain parcel or tract of land and premises situ-  a|.<'. lying nnd being, 111 the (Own pf Hloc'ati City, and be^  iiig described as lot li'Minbor three (3) in block twenty-  four (.Dun shown on a inap ornlati of sub-division of  lot -112, kroup J, West Kootdnily dislrict, deposited in Ike  land registry olllce at. Vict6iia its plan KKuWaiiiuuded.  On the property is erected a two-slOry franic building.  Terms of sale: Ten per cent (1U%| of the purchase  'money lo'be paid to (he vendors or their agents at tho  tiine of sale, nnd the balance, without; interest, to he paid  within thirty (3(1).days thereafter.  Further teriiis and conditions of sale will bo made  known on day of sale or on application to TVIacdonoll,  McMaster & Gcory, SI Youge street, Toronto, solicitors  for the vendors, or to  CHARLES A. WATERMAN & CO.,  Auctioneers, Nelson, H. C.  Notice   of   Applieation   for   Certificate  of  Improvements.  KVKNINO STAK AND JIAI'l-V JACK Mt.VEKAI, CLAIMS,  SITUATK IN TUB NKI.SON* HIMN'fi DIVISION OV WKST  KOOTKNAV DISTltlCT, AN'15 1.O0ATKD HKTWKKN SANDV  AND KAIil.K CHEKKS, ADOUT FIVK MIUSS WKST KltOM  NKI-!OX.  Take notice that I, Arthur S. Farwell. acting as agent  for George A. Kirk, free miner's ceriillcate No. S8385, and  John A. Turner, free miner's certificate No. UMi-lA, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, lo apply to the mining  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  be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of  improvements. A. S. FARWELL.  Dated this -0th day of December, 1398. [Dec. 2JJ  Notice   of Application   for  Certificate  of  improvements.  BEH7.IN J, 3251 O. 1,"EUREKA 1.3255 0. 1, O. V. G. FRACTION  I. 3231 G. 1, BRITANNIA L 3253 0. 1, GRAND L. 1810 O. 1, MAC  KRACTIO.V I. 3250 G. 1, .MINKKAI.'CLAIMS, SITUATE IN  THE NELSON MINING DIVISION OK WEST KOOTKNAV  DISTRICT, AND LOCATED ON TOAD .MOUNTAIN, ADJOINING THE HALL MINES.  Take notice that I, John Hirsch, as agent for the Hall  Mines Company. Limited, free miner's certificate No.  2554a, 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 tako notico that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements., jqhn  HIRgc^  Patcd this 28th day of November, 1808. ;: f Jan 25J  The RAYMOND  Cabinet* Drop Head  and Seven  Bra^eris^nish^dnn^^laek  Walnut and  which is not surpassed  in the market.  &  Cabinet; Hirror Cabinet,  is finished in  Ms; Rotary Shuttle  ajid:;BaIl: Bearing.  k-  7-Drawer furnished in Quartered Oak 1 and Walnut.  If you are thinking' about buying1 a macKine call and see theni arid be  convinced that I mean what I say.  There is no necessity for sending out of Nelson when you can see what  you are buying* and get it for the same money.  The Jeweler  BOX   34  The Jeweler  BOX   3-4  f  AT 8:30 P. M. IN THK      ���      ;: ,  HUME HOTEL HALL  6  TO  BE ADDRESSED  BY  LADIES ARE  INVITED '/I  'i  i  f.M  ��� *'  I  \i  I -  i'M  1 ���'  ���   V  <��  1 *  ^ '9  I v  fJH  1 *  i__H  ���   v  'jJH  I   '  *m  1 -><  *m  I  T  *fl  ���   r  <<fl  1   ���  ���jn  I V  '_���  I   t  '_���  1   >  vjB  1   >  1   ���  1   J  '' H  1  '  1V  -41  ;'���  II  |V  '.Jj  ��� ?>'  '1  l.'-o  ��� V  ��� ,*.  r ���  L y  m(  k  -w  [I  ?. ���  |4'~'  J ;  I  11  Its'"  THE TKIBUNE: 'NELSOJV, B. C, MONDAY FEBRUARY  6, 1899.  ANK OF  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,    -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATHCONA AND  MT. ROYAL, President  Hon. GKO. A. DRUMMOND Vico-President  K   3. CI.O USTON General Manager  T-E3I_H3 _B^___N-KZ  OP  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  -    _sr_3__.so_sr _3_=.____sro___:  N. W. Cop. Bakep and Stanley Streets.        1IUANCHK8 IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YOItK,   OHIOAOO  and in tho principal citios in Canada.  Huy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable Transfers  GKANT COMMERCIAL AND TRAVELLERS' CREDITS,  availablo in any part of the/world.  DRAKT8 ISSUED    COLLECTIONS MADE; ETC.  Are now prepared to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  OF GANADA  Capital,  Reserve  Paid Up  $2,000,000  1,200,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  D.  R.  WILKIE, General Manager  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURUKNT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  A   KOOTENAY   EXPLORER.  i,J|   �����  A  An Interview With Captain Duncan of Nelson,  British Columbia.  [British Columbia Roview, January 21st,]  The subject of our interview is the local  manager of the English mining company  which bears his name.  As it is recognized  that the investiug public are quietly, but  steadily, turning their attention  to the  great mineral camps of British Columbia  as offering an excellent opportunity for  the investment of capital,  we have with  some   difficulty   obtained  from   captain  Duncan a collection of miniug facts, being  his own personal experiences of practical  mining iu West Kootenay,  and  thus of  far   more   value   and   interest  than the  gossipy reports one frequently reads from  local journals and others whose evidence  is merely hearsay, and whose knowledge  of practical mining both meagre and inaccurate.    It is a very difficult matter  frequently to get the men who actually,  do the pioneer work  in  a new country,  cut the trails, build the bridges, find  the  ore veins, and expose the ledges,  to talk  about their  work; and captain Duncan  at first was  very indisposed to be communicative.   He is in London for the first  time since.18(19, and when our representative found himat the officesjof ithe-Duu-  'bau\d��iVfl|Ve;lj- ��ep ipyhpg "a."; .^'hort^rest-raf t'e'r:  ' "Some .years of" very �� -haijd  \Vdfk,  wjii'ijij-''  Jia^e^eetf.devbjed^  t:hei:in#eiiesj;^ was not  unhattfi^f.tna|.iien Jslib^ildi show Aid; desire'  ^jn fact, a certain dislit_--|o: publicity of  any sort.,   Weiareglad, however, fehafcvye-  are abletogiv.e our. readers an outline ofj  captain   Duncan's" mining, ^experiences,  ���which   are of   the  greater" interest "and  valife,  as hie  has   visited, many mining  eampSin diirerenf-parts of the world.    A"  native of Sjcotlaiid, his first experiencesof  mining'yvas gained hi Gorea, where, However, the explbrers weredi;iyenout by.the;  Chinese: government,"   ''After this," to use  his own worri*:  "I got back to Londdn in 18(5Q; and .this  was thejast time"! >vassin London- until  now. At that time there were two mining fields opening up-r-i.e':,* Kimberley and-  the north and south shores of Lake  Superior." I had been in Boston and-Str  John (New Brunsivick) in 1804, so, knowing the country and the ��� people, I -hose  fche{ latter,, and started for GpllingAvobd  (on Lake Huron), and from time to time  grub-staked prospectors or fitted out  little parties of my own and headed them  to prospect and explore the country lying  as far north as the Hudson's Bay and  west to the Pacific Cpasfc; I also travelled  over" the Northern United States from  ^Ochig^J;;oJKashington_and=aB=far-south-  as Nevada arid California in the mining  districts, and most of this travelling was  done on horseback or on foot or by waterways, and nearly always before the advent of the railway. I have thus gained  my experience by observation from  nature and by coming in personal contact  with engineers, miners, prospectors,- and  explorers, like myself. I have also closely  examined the working of mines underground ill different parts of the world.  ''I went into West Kootenay in the  early spring of 181)2. At that time very  little was known of the mineral wealth of  the country outside the Nelson district.  True, the Le Roi, War Eagle, Centre Star,  Idaho, Josie and a few others were located  on Red Mountain, at the head of Trail  creek; but very little work had been done  on them, and the towns of Rossland,  Trail, Kaslo, Sandon and all the rest except Nelson were riot even built or  thought of. At Nelson what was then  known as the Silver King (and is now the  Hall; Mines), the Dandy on Toad mountain, and the Poormau were about the  only things of importance that were being worked; the Silver King was shipping  ore i to the States, and they had a 10-  statup mill on the Poor-man, which has  been "running in a small way off and On  ever since, and to my. knowledge they  have taken over $120^000 worth of gold  off their plates. Galena (silver-lead ore)  had been discovered in the Slocan the  summer before, and the Noble Five, the  Mountain Chief, Slocan Star arid a number of other locations had been made,  many of them on suspicion (as we call it).  "I made a trip into the Slocan country  before the trails were finished, but although I was convinced of the richness  and value of the ore showing, the cost of  getting supplies in (from 7c. to 50c. per  lb.) at that time and the knowledge of  what it would cost to get the ore out (for  it could not be treated at the mine) made  me decide to look up a new part of that  country, and if possible find and locate  free gold, either as placer or quartz, that  could be more cheaply and easily handled;  so I went back to Nelson. Then we prospected the mountains of the Kootenay  river west of Nelson, and although we  made some discoveries of free-milling ore  we . considered it too'low grade at that  time to handle. We also discovered placer  gold in several of the creeks, but not in  what we considered paying quantities.  "We went down the Columbia prospecting the benches for placer gold and   the  mountains for quartz.   We camped near  Trail creek aud walked over the ground  wriere Rossland is today aud made several discoveries, but they were iron capped and the ore was refractory, so we did  not stake any claims.   After travelling  over a great deal of ground and returning  to Nelson,  we set out again over  Toad  mountain   and worked our way to   the  mouth of Hall creek, where I found  some  white, men washing for gold  in the creek  and making good money (one man alone,  to my knowledge has taken over $8000 in  nuggets and coarse gold out of that creek  and the following year my partner and I  took out 15 ounces in  two  week's  work);  this convinced us that there was free-milling, gold-bearing quartz ledges (or reefs)  in this range, so we started up the creek  prospecting  along    the    south   side.     I  think   it     was     on     the    third      day  when      we      were      crossing     a     dry  creek that came into the main creek from  the south, that we picked up a piece of  free-milling   gold   quartz  about  twenty  pounds in  weight; we broke it and could  see gold in it, so we followed it up, and as  we got higher we found more float quartz  until at a height of 3000 feet. I happened to  be   ahead  at  the time cutting   my way  through the underbush.   I came to where  the creek had cut the ledge.   It appeared  to be about 0 ft.  wide, aud was standing  up exposed on the west side of the creek,  aud after some work we mauaged to clear  away the bush and found that it was only  exposed for about 50 ft.   If it had not  been for nature uncovering it in this way  we never would have found it, and I know  that I, as well as thousands of prospectors, have walked over untold numbers of  ledges that are covered up in the same  way, aud will remain so until someone  either by hard work or accident uncovers  them.   Next day we staked that ground,  aud  because   there were so many ferns  grqwing-arjound on"thatisside;p�� the liibujrir  ^i'nJ.cair^dii(A%fe>'']Jer;tis!''"'��-     -    ."."..  ^Treciprqedthe claiih|arid hadtthe rock .  assayed;: ^ w.ent $)30 ii.i".fi^e "gold to the.  .ion.. TimeS^vvere very dullknd it was al>  niost-impossible to" interest any outside  .capital in a prospept.rio.matter how  bright it: looked..to^ the; owner, so0 we did  nptdbiv.ery"iriU��hI:more development oh [  tti'e\ property^ than the, a;sse��i_ieiit required by javj^a.nd then we weiit placer  mining iii Hb.11 creek. It was late in the  season, so we ^were only able to have  abbut^two weeks' "washing... biit iii that  time wfjftopk out 30 ounces of coarse gold  andnuggetSi .which -we sold for $18 per  Ounce.. The ground in this creek (like  many others) is what miners call 'spotted'  ^that is rich in places and poor in Others.  Ours w,as a fairly gQodi claim; there were  several' better arid a"great rnariy worse on  tlie creek.  "Now, I want to tell you something  - thatspmeone would consider giving away  a trick of the trade; but I do it because if  Task a man to go into a deal with riie, J  want him to-gO in with his eyes open, so  that if luck goes against us he cant say  thafcl only told liim part of the truth*  and if I had told him all of it he would  have stayed out. You often read or hear  of men in some out-of-the-way place like  the Klondike and other, new diggings  claiming that they have ground that they  -Wash-out-doriars-ancl=often=6urices=to"the"  pan of dirt. After removing the boulders  we shovel in the gravel into the sluice-  boxes. Most of it is carried off with the  water that is running through them, and  ���the gold and the fine gravel sticks in the  riffles in the bottom of the boxes; at  night we shut off the water and clean up,  as we call it; we raise the riffles and run  off the coarse gravel or work it down un-  "til we have only a few pans of fiue gravel  and black sand remaining. The gold is in  this, of course, and the whole is carefully swept into the pan and the sand is  washed oil and the gold saved���in other  words the whole day's work for two or  more men is red need down to one, two or  three pans of dirt out of which I have  often washed several ounces of gold."  "How did you get on with the Fern?"  "Well, it would take up too much time  to tell you all of the tips and downs of  that miue ; but while I am at it I may give  a few facts to let you see that gold in a  ledge as' well as in a placer is a good deal  like the Frenchman's ilea."  ���'What do you mean by that?"  "Oh, a French Cauadian prospector (and  many, of them are among the best) who  could not speak very good English, once  iasked me, 'What do you call that d������d  ting in the blanket, that when you put  your finger on him he is not there ?' The  paystreak often jumps, but if you have  luck, or in other words patience,, and are  sharp enough, you will find it again. The  main tunnel showed a good vein, which  assayed well. It was bonded to an American who, after doing some work, lost the  vein and threw up the bonds. One of my  partners lost faith in the property���some  so-called experts condemned it as being a  gash vein aud petered out���so the outlook  was discouraging. However, I persevered,  eventually found the ledge again and  sent a trial lot of five tons to the Poor-  man mill, which yielded $01.59 on the  plates, and we lost over $300 in concentrates.  "It was about this time that the idea  struck me to try and interest some of my  friends in the old country; so I wrote  to Mr. Drummond. He happened  to be leaving for the west on  other business when he received my letter  and when he wrote me to meet him at  Revelstoke, on the C. P. R.; but I was.in  Reward!   $50 I  TO'llio persons giving infurmnlion leiirlinK to t.hu (IN-  coverv of Uio wlierenbouts of ROI'tKliT S. QU'AOKKX-  BUS'l'l, will be p.-iiil llio Above rewitrtl. HobprlS. Quackenbush left, this vicinity .Mnreh. l?S(i. tfgi"),' lo Hie 1'uuillo  coast, nnd bus Hot been lienrd from since February, ISiH).  lie hits money here ducniin which will bo paid to liinv.il.  once, when found. The parlies arc anxious to bear from  binl verv soon, lie is li!l years old. lie formerly lived at,  Pine Hill, town of JManoliestor, .'luclcson County, Wisconsin. Address G. M. I'EMIY, Black Itiver Falls,  Wisconsin,  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the  date of this notice, apply to the government ilKcnt at  Nelson for a licenso lo sell linjior at retail at my hotel,  known as the Florence Hotel, situate three miles oast of  Nelson, on the outlet of Kootenay lake, in West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  * WILLIAM ROBERTS.  Dated February 3rd, 189!*.  Kootenay Bailway & Navigation Co.  LAKE  AND   RIVER   DIVISION  STR. INTERNATIONAL  Daily except Sunday.      Pacific standard lime  South  bound.  Leave  Due  Due  Due  Due .  Arrive  Read  down  15:30 a.m...  7:30    ���    ...  " 8:C(I    n    ..."  8:1a    i.".;'..  '11:15   "m.   ..  10:30  LSLO TO NELSON  .....  KiuOo     ... Ainsworth ...  ...: Pilot Bay- ...  ...... Balfour -.  . Five-mile Point.  Nelson  Read  up  . .8:30 p.m.  ..7:10    .,  . .(!:o0 " i.  . .(WKI   .��  ...0:10    ���'\  .1:30  North  bound  .Arrive  Due  -Due  Due  Duo  Leave  Connects wilh N.'& Ft. S. l!y..tr.iin for Spokane, lcav-  i_K Five-mile Point, at 10:05 a.m. '       . '       "  Steamers leave Kaslo city wharf at foot of 1 hird street.  ... ROBERT IRVING,. Manager.  NELSON BRANCH  A general banking business transacted.  Saving's bank department.  Deposits of SI  and  upwards received  and interest  allowed.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  the mountains at the time and did not  get his letter until  after he had passed.  However, the mill test led  us to believe  that if we picked  the ore we could ship  enough to the smelter at Pilot Bay to get  sufficient money to put up a  mill.   They  were very anxious to get the ore to mix  with their own, but I had heard so  much  about that concern  that I did  not have  much faith in  it; therefore when I sent  them a few sacks for a sample I was very  careful in filling: them up to see that I did  not give them the very  best ore, because  I reasoned in this way���if that ore would  pay to ship I could give them ore that we  couid make money on.   Their assay was  over $100 per ton, and I then went to work  and picked and sacked up 30 tons of my  very best ore, far richer than what I had  sent them, or even what I had  taken to  the stamp mill, and shipped  them  a carload of 20 tons.  This they sampled to suit  themselves and offered us $25 per ton  for  it.   This  we refused, and  theu  they offered us $35 or take the ore away.   This  they knew we could not do, for we could  not sell it at that time anywhere else,  and it was just about enough  to pay the  freight   on    it,    so    we    took    it;   but  they   killed    the    goose    that   laid   the  golden    egg,     for      we      never      sent  them    any    more,    aud    many    other  mine-owners   told   me  that  they   were  served in the same  way,  and therefore  stopped sending.   The smelter shut down  shortly after that.  "Afters many ups and downs a company  was formed, about one-third of the stock  was sold, ancl the first month's run cleaued  up $30,000. This goes to show that it is  not all plain sailing in the mining business.  You will meet with difficulties, and it  does not follow that you should condemn  a prospect when you meet with, a -set  i"'ba^Mhei" Ymir;n W^ Eagle; SilYerl&n^,  Paynes'Snd huhjper Of the best of amines,  to my;personal knowledge, -hav^e all taet  \vith the same dr. even w'orse diffjcultieSj  and have ea;ch��� been condemned in their  turn by] several wiseacres:'; but look ,at  ^them today. Remember, I do not say  'that everything that has work done onit  Will prove to be a mine., Fnv from it.  There are tiiitubers being'worked in the  Kootenay, as well as all over t;he world,  that will never make a mine if you work  on them until Doomsday; but this I do  say, that in the Kootenay especially it has  been proved in the last few years that if  you have a reasonably good showing on  the top to begin with the chances are  greatly in yourfavor Of finding itgOod at  depth."       .  "Fou mentioned that yon missed Mr.  Drummotld. When did he become interested with you in the Kootenay mining  camps?"  "Iii 1896" Mr. C. S. DrummOnd and some  of his friends joined me, and we started a  little syndicate and bought some prospects, did some work on them, sold some  at a profit and worked on others���some  With good results, others poor; but you  can't expect to draw a prize every time,  and this syndicate has since grown, as  you know, into a large company called  the Duncan Mines, Limited. About  ieighfceen^=month3=ago=-we==bought= the  Queen Bess mine in the Slocan, jointly  with the Dominion. Mining Development  and Agency Gonlpany, and it has, so far,  opened out well. They have taken out  since we got it over $120,000 worth of  silver-lead ore, and have much more in  sight. Before I lefc the province I. shut  down most of the properties that 1 was  working on, and only kept on working  the Granite and Royal Canadian. These  are, as 1 suppose you know, two groups  near Nelson which we own and have been  steadily developing all last-summer. Of  course, We have met with faults, as one  .must expect; but on the whole they have  opened oiit well, and the value, by careful  sampling and assaying, has kept up even  better than we anticipated, and if all  goes well we will have a mill running on  it during the coming .summer."  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  v):^^^ d^jt _s i A AS4 4 j^^^ji^ 4i2^^__^_;___.^ _.^_ A_s^______. a _s_sa _��_i_s>s  Glassware...  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  o  W. F. TEETZEL & CO  to  to  to  ti  ti  ti  Hi  ti  Hi  ti  Hi  ti  ti  ti  Hi  ti  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ti  Hi  Hi  Hi  ti  Hi  Hi  ti  ti  ti,  ti  ti  Hi  ti  Hi  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  Hi  Hi  ti  Hi  Hi  ti  Hi  Hi  Hi  M ".  i"* ���'���  SI*.-  m-  ^^���^-'i'-E'C_'''__:",i-_',tf ���'g',ng'g,-g'tf'tfrv^  '.���S-^^'.-*^-:^,.^^"''^^'^-.^'.^,^v-,^^-,'^^^.,'^,*.^,>>.-.^',^^',.^*,;^'��-,*''S-^.^*^"':'^ :'-.'  AND SOO LINE  Fast and Short  Route to and  Kootenay Country.  From  First-class and Tourist Sleepers Operated from  Pacific to Atlantic  Tickets issued through and baggage  cheeked to destinatioii.  co_sr_sr_uoTXO_srs  Arrive.  .10:30 p. m.  Rossland, Trail and Rouson,;  Leave; DAILY  (1:10.p. m.., .NKLSON..   Main Ltrje and Intermediate Points via Slocan Lake.  Leave.                                 DAILY Arrive.  (!::W a. in  , .NKLSON. , 8:110 p. m.  =K6ofenayiiLake--Kaslo-=R.Quier-Steanier=Kbkanee7====  Leave. Daily Kxcept Sunday Arrive.  1:00 p. in., NKLSON  11:00 a. m.  Kooteqay Rjver Route-Steamer Moyie.  Mon., Wed., Fri.        .                            Tues., Thurs.. Sat.  S:00a. in. Leave... NELSON Arrive ti:,00 p. in.  Makes connection at Pilot Day with steamer Ivokanee  in both directions.  Steamers on their respective routes call at principal  landings in both directions, and at other points when  signalled.  Ascertain liatos and full information by addressing  nearest, local agent or  C. E. BE^SLEY, City Ticket Agent, }  R. W. DREW, Agent. /  \\". K�� A.vpkuso.v, Ti'aveliliK 1'assengcr Agent, Nelson.  10. J. Covt.i:, Ois'l 1'assettger Agent, Vancouver,  Spokane Palls & Northern,  Nelson & Fort Slieppard,  Bed Mountain Railways.  Will contract to supply and install any l^ind pf electrical. rhstc^inery  Will wire buildings  electric burglar  for electric lighting, electric bells,,  alarms, electric annunciators.  "Will contract to install fife alarm systems in to^yns ajnl.  cities.   Full stock ot \Vire and fixtures "dnj'hand.���/ .�����������  WRITE FOR PRICES.    Office arid Storeroom:   Jpsephiije Street, plsbri; ";  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd,  HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  Nelson, B. C.  Th;e only all rail route without change of  between Nelson arid Rossland, arjd  Spokarje and Rossland.  cars  Leave  (J:'.'o a. in.  l-.()oa. in  S:.'tO a. m.  DAILY    TRAINS.  Arrive  ...5:35 p.m.  ...12:20 p. in.  ...3:10 p.m.  makes close   NKLSON    ....ROSSLAND.    SPOKANK   The train that leaves Nelson at 0:20 a. in .  connections at Spokane with trains for all Pacillc Coast  points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek con  ncct at Marcus with stage daily.  C. G. DIXON, G. P. & T. A.  '(aslo & Slocan Railway  fiOlNC WEST  Leave    8.00 a.  8.32' '  '<          0.30 '  "          9.15 '  "           11.5a '  10.12 '  10.25 '  10.33 . '  10.10 '  Arrive  Leave  Arrive  11.00 a.  11.15  G.  DAILY  Kaslo  South Fork  Sproulo's  Whitewater  Bear Lake  jMeGnigan  J.lai ley's  Cody Junction  Sandon  CODY   BRANCH.  Sandon  Cody  ooi.vfi iCAsr  Arrive 3.55 p. in.  " 3.2(1 "  " 2.25 "  �� 2.10 ���"  �� 2 00 "  " 1.15 ��  " 1.31 "  " 1.23 "  Leave  1.15.   "  Arrive 11.10 a. m  Leave 11.25  ."  F. COPKLAND, Superintendent.  ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP; TICKETS.^  . To and from Kiiropeaii points via Canadian and American lines. Apply for sailing dates, rales tickets, and  Cull information to any Canadian Pacific railway aKcutor  C. P. R. City Agent, Nelson.  ,  ��� JVILLIAM STITT, General S. 8. Agent, Winnipeg. .  All communications relating to British Columbia  business to be addressed  to P. C\ Drawer  505, Nelson, British Columbia  J.  S.  RODERICK  ROBERTSON, General Manager /  S FOWLER, E'.'M., Mining Engineer i  NELSON, B,a  CBESTOJSr  Situate  ber of  district  on  the  Crow's  any  description  Kootenay.  of  Nest Railway is  any quantity  in  prepared to deliver I  at any  place within  um-  the  Tenders Solicited  GOAT  RIVER  LUMBER  COMPANY,  G.  A.   BIGELOW,  MANAGER  Nelson  Planing  Mills  FLOORING, LINING, MOULDINGS, DOORS,  AND SASHES IN STOCK.  EVERY DESCRIPTION OF JOINERY, DOORS AND WINDOWS  MADE TO ORDER.  Office and Mills Corner Hall and Front Streets, Nelson  Lumber!   Lumber!   Lumber!  Kootenay Lake Sawmill, G. O. Buchanan, Prop.  ���: First : class ; lumber   at   right   prices  Doors, Turned Work, etc.,  Yard:  Foot Hendryx Street.  line   of  hand.  Sash,  Also   a  full  constantly on  .-AJOHNRAE, Agent. 4  THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1899.  IK  TODAY'S   NEW   ADVERTISEMENTS.  C. AV. West & Co., Kelson���Coal and wood dealers.  Kirkpatrick &  Wilson, Nelson���Chantco   in advcrlise-  ment.  K J. S(|tiire, Nelson���Change in advertisement,,  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Frank Darling, who for three years has  represented the Canadian General Electric Company in Kootenay, has decided  to go into business on his own account,  and will hereafter make Vancouver his  headquarters. He will sell everything in  the machinery line from a split-wood  pulley to a complete stamp mill or blast  furnace.  Engineer Stevens reports that the  tracklayers on the Robson-Penticton road  will reach the summit this side of Christiana lake inside of four weeks. From  this point into the Boundary the progress  will be much more rapid than over the  first section of the road.  As a precaution against any tire which  might break out during the present scarcity of water, mayor Neelands has purchased a dozen Babcock lire extinguishers  and the same are now ready for use in the  fire hall. For incipient fires these extinguishers are very effective.  The water famine which has existed  throughout the city for the past two days,  through the freezing of the waterworks  flume, will probably come to an end this  evening. A small stream of water is now  running through the flume and by tomorrow there will probably be sufficient to  resume the service throughout the city.  Frank Dana Moore, purser of the steamer Moyie, made a plucky rescue from  drowning on Saturday evening. While  the steamer Moyie and Kokanee were exchanging passengers near Pilot Buy, Ike  Lewis, a well-known wood dealer, fell into  the water and disappeared beneath the  ice. A rope was immediate! ythrown out,  and Moore "shinnied" down it and rescued  Lewis. Both men were done out when  they were hauled on board the steamer  again.  A game of lacrosse on skates will be  played at the Crystal rink this evening  between two local teams named the  Doukhobors and the Dervishes. The lacrosse match will be followed by a hockey  match between the fire brigade team and  a picked team from the Nelson Hockey  Club.  W.G. Pettingill, of the Canada Drug &  Book Company, was married at Kingston,  Ontario, on January 3.1st, lo Mary Ethel,  daughter of J. IX Thompson, registrar of  the county of Frontenac.  .".iviCoipnel ,Sam  .Wharton   wJio has just  ���retiVrbea!;��"irpta|>.tHJe"...|,&lo^ai��' nv*|Jnci'"t^n'��t"ha]6'  ^sel^ice^wh"^^ . ���*��� "^ ���.���"���'"",  jB.�������n=<8��lf iW^Kiv .�������� " k��f    ."* t. t ��v."  %~ n .,��� ��;.   "'        '    ",     "  '.i:ciJi{irms "w^re^rk&oi:ded..;today at the Welibn"  ,"=^fTnceu:��B^y��ic|o^.j.-siJtna..te.Q,tjihtpjs\l!jQn,.h side..  r 6'feS^e)(vaVtrI:nr'ee"k^-,nE.", J.��� Miller; to J;. F.  ,����Blaire.Pr�� 9fcoir, one-half .interest, consul-*  '.^eratioinsl.pO.i ^Joyful anqjMpnsipr.on.;Bar���-  ^"reJ^creek,^Frida;y ��� oh .Copper c'reekVI Fort  jsffibuepijara, ^Montirch and Jclaw,ke.sbury on q  :0fji*qr thjfqiik. "pf /Sal jlfpri/r i ke/^l&n d "3_n 11 ie *ori'  s;;R6xerBei;eekTTrJames. Westgate to ^George  ^Yeifi'gate; ldf Ymir;   Tfeua, pnf&eyen "Mile  "Kc%eek-r?W".  H.,Seaman  to Alex" Kennedy  ; ot Nelson."  " "  Jl ./.s"2yISrMife^ to-be. teburtmai'��ialed?   "'       ;'  f- "?���SGiiicagpVy.ep- C,-"-A Washingtprl;spepjal  ;;sa^s:;T]i^���anhotiiicement: in the^'XShicaigp  5jh;te'r"Odeah^that Miles would -UeirenioVed  * as;"Cpminapd^i-ih-chief caused a mild sen-  :-".'sati'qnjileiVi, ��� The Inter Qfieau i_ a rabid  ^admihistjration     sheet    and "   generally  edhpei  the chatter 6f the inner circles.  A\tf ^He-war department a curt denial w,as  iuade, fbut this Was tP be expected.   The  rejjpr t j s gen era! 1 y cred i ted.   Tlie presi-  ^.BJirfltrijr__MiiJ7"ir^^^  cpurnnartial of Miles, and  is al$p averse  to having a court of inquiry,  as he be-  C. W. West & Go.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  ��� ������  "���n.  -AG1'".\T,S KOlt  The Imperial Oil Co.    Standard Oil Co.  Washington Brick at|d Lirrje Co.  The H. W. IV|cNie|l Co., Lid., Canadian Anthracite Coal (Hard)  lieves that act investigation is what Gen.  Miles is seeking, and that either a court-  martial or court of inquiry would give  him an opportunity to substantiate all the  charges be has made through the newspapers. The story of the meeting between  Alger aud the president yesterday is  that Alger first demanded a court-martial  as the only thing that would bring Miles  to his senses, setting forth to the president that Miles was amenable on three  charges, the first two of which may be  described under the head of "talking too  much." The third charge the secretary  suggested was that the general neglected  his duty in failing to promptly report the  condition of the beef he has since proven  harmful to the soldiers. Finding that  the president did not look with favor on  the court-martial plan, it is said that the  spcretary asked for a court of inquiry.  But this also failed to meet the approval  of the executive, and the latter suggested  taking Miles off the high military prop he  has occupied for so long.    Alger refusse  to discuss the matter. President McKinley is not approachable on the subject,  and general Miles declines to speakunt.il  he knows officially what is going on. At  the same time his manner conveys the  idea that a court-martial would not be to  his dislike, and he intimates very broadly  that he has nothing to take back or any  statements to retract".  Charge of Bribery Made.  Boise, Idaho, Feb. 0.���The long fight in  the state senate over the bill to prohibit  gambling has been productive of a charge  of attempted bribery. The attempt at  corruption was made upon senator Michael Carey of Blaine county. The story is  confirmed by the senator himself. Here-  fused to say who it. was who approached  him or how much he was offered. The  amount is variously stated at from $100  to $2000.- The gambling element needed  just one vote to defeat the bill and the  light was very desperate.  After the Excitement...  Of the holiday season ancl the elections  Keep warm...  and preserve health  by wearing"  Chamois Vests and  Chest and Lung Protectors  L,arg"e stock: just   received  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  ���<'  DEALERS IN  Our weather here is uncertain  you should always bo ready for  snaps. AVe have a full line of  stoves and heaters on hand aiw  vite an inspection of our stock.  and  cold  coal  in-  Vancouver  Hardware  Company, Ltd.  MARA & HARNAltn Ul.OCK,  HA KICK ST., NKl,SON  Charles A, Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  CARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  WOODEN    '^X    Iron'  steel��   Sheet  MATERIAL    ^ -p ?r?n> ^.--Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  REAL ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  TUB  ASK   TO   SEE  THEM  FIRST DOOU WKST BANK I!. C. BUILDING.  Residence Lots  FOR   S_A.___._B  new, s  strteSly: wp to d&te.  is  Nps. i& and 20 Bak^p Street,  Dairy Ranch, on .Kootenay Lake near  Nelson   .........'....... $f)000  House and lot on Silica street: . . . 1100  House and; two lots on Vernon street 1G00  MfWib'. aucj :]0t; on Vititonia street , . , Jj^O ''  fl'toyse ahd-J.oJ 6ii���� Vf.t'or'it). street. -,, ���> 10,50  rLousts, and lot dii Victoria..stretit . . .-��� 1{)00  .1;[ouse and: two lots .on, ��Jii'b.on.'iie $t.   TS"60  ALiE&    STEWART,    $limn��   Brdkey.  Olllcq:   Turner & .n&ubkh bl0��k", Jfiik.ei' and  W'iircli slroots NoKoii'.  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  THE LAWRENClT HARDWARE Co.  'M  ��� :i  I ���''  v?l  ��� ;  1  !  ��� >  I >  * ,  I '4  ']  I  V  _M  1  Will   be  found   in  their  new  premises  on   Baker  Street  with  a  complete  stock  of  Sheif and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  Business and  Resideritiatl Lots  FOE SAIjE in the original townsite on easy  tprhis. Alsso lots for s<tle: iii Grand Fork's  and Cascade City.  App]y ,_ .; "'���;���.���  FRANK  FLETGBER,   P.L.S,*  Land Agent,  Conifer Baker ancl JvtJotenay Streets,      JJelson, B.C.  '^rti .\\'ill%(l,ii;d��-it -to your 'adYSii'fttC<>e" tp- "consult lis,  ���    ;   '/- ij^foro pliiclijh; yauf <���Si;ders<     ���y     ... n  "Tjrismitfij'ng.and/PJu^b/n_f,^.SpMialty  ^.timates'CHeerfully.Furni.heii;.    . .  A ipj^- BjDBffi m  Y  w&y Dcrwn  G. P. J. CHRISTIE  WHOLESALE   AND   KETAIL  Dealers it]  STOVEWOOD  H. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITH ING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at jfelspri, Rossla.nd, Sandon and Greenwood.  RETAH-  STORES AT  Nelson,  Trail,  Ymir, Kaslo,  New Denver, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade       Cityj  Grand  Forks,-Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  General Broker  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Wagon repairing promptly attordcci to by a first-class  wheel wrijjht.  Special attention given to a'l kinds of repairing and  custom w'ork from outside points.  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF FRESHJNB ^  _ V^I10LESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  and  Insurance Agent  To let for three months, 5-rooin cottage; with bath;  nicely furnished.  Office:   .Aberdeen liloclc, Baker Street, Nelson.  Patronize Heme Industry  SMOKE UNION MADE CIGARS  A Carload of Fpesfe GrPace_?tes just  ai*rived andl must be sold. Always oil  hand fop pufeHo Inspeetloh the finest of  family gpoeepies ever* opened in Nelson  OUU SPECIALTY  SHOP:    Ffall Street, between  Baker and Vernon, Nelson  R. REISTERER & CO.  mtEWKKS AND HOTTLEIiS OF .  Fine Lager Beer  Ale and Porter  'T.SWfilSSmd..     Brevier/ at Nelson.  Baker Street, fJeison   ��. C. TRAVES, Manager  ORDKKS HV MAIL ItKCKJVK CAREFUL AND I'ltOUl'T A'lT.KNT!ON.  Ores Purchased  COPPER ORE, DRY ORE, LEAD ORE  Purchased and   payment made as soon after receipt of ore as  samples can   be  assayed.    Quotations  given upon the receipt  :y,yy~ of. samples.: ��������� ���;..'���';-'      '���.���'������    -:  THE HAIiL MINES, Limited, Nelspn.  "ROYAL SEAL" CIGARS  jfANUFACTUltHD BY THK  Kootenay Cigar  Manufacturing Co.  WHEN YOU REQUIRE  POKER CHIPS  CIGARS  PLAYING CARDS  Remember you can get. them from  S. J. MIGHT0N  Aberdeen Ulock, Nelson, B. C.  Mail Orders  Promptly Attended to  airic(\ & Wilson  Baker Street, JSTelSOn,   B.O.  HAVE  TRIED THE NEW  Mustard  AND  Will enable you to eat and digest that piece of tough stdak  0UR 25 CENT BOTTLE OF PICKLES  is a good sauce, ready-mixed and well seasoned.  ���r*  ....''  ABERDEEN BLOOK  NELSON, B.C.  DesBrisay & Go  PIANOS  Steinway and Nordheimer lead  the world; Art & Music Co.,  agents, Baker street, Nelson.  The Tribune will buy Old Rags  J. A. Irving & Co.  GROCERS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS  Family oniers a ftpccfalt.)* and free (Inily delivery  Jl'iiil and telephone orders promptly all ended to  ���linker Street West, opposite Oddfellows'Block  NELSON, B. C.  SPECIAL ATTENTM  Have just received a consignment of Harris homo  made tweeds from Talbot Harr s, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIRE, Baker St. Nelson  The supply is limited, so call early and oxaniino this stock.  -��4. ^m< _ . . _*i__JjJ. ���

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