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 KOOTENAY  Has Mines that are Paying Dividends and Hundreds of Properties that can be Madfe  Dividend Paying Mines.  Provincial .-Lilimrj-  KOOTENAY  Has   a   Mineral   Output   of  Upwards   ot   One  Million    Dollars., Every    Month  In   The- Year  DAILY  EDITION:  F1KST YEAR-NO. 30.  NELSON,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1899.  WEEKLY  EDITION:  SEVENTH  YEAR-NO   10  *  SHORT AND SWEET SESSION  or the Olty Council.  Last evening's session of the city eonn-  cil was ii short one.   The members  were  anxious to get to the lust political  meeting of the campaign, and consequently  matters which were not urgent were allowed to go over.      ________  '    Reports.  The report of the finance committee,  recommending the payment of a number  of accounts, whs adopted.  The report of the medical health officer  respecting the sanitary condition of the  city was laid over for another week.  They Don't Want the Water.  A communication was read from Messrs  Taylor & Hanningtou, on behalf of the  owners of the Elba mineral claim near the  Summit. They stated that they would  take proceedings to restrain the city from  carrying water over their mineral claim  in'any wav other than in a properly constructed flume.  Alderman Fletcher said that the allegations made iu the communication were  totally false, that there could be no damage done since there was a natural channel over the land. The communication  was filed.   Those Fire Insurance Rates.  A communication was read from A. W.  Ross, secretaty-treasurer of the fire  underwriters, touching upon the proposed  reduction in the local rates for fire insurance. He stated that a special meeting  of the Fire Underwriters'Association will  be convened within two weeks when the  question of the proposed reduction will  receive due consideration. A somewhat  similar communication was received from  G. W. Hob.orr. They were both received  and filed.    The Burial of Paupers.  The city clerk introduced  the question  of the burial of paupers.   He said that  two men had died in the Crickmay hospital, who had been in the city but a few  days. The men were from the Silver King  , mine, and had ruerely=corXe_to Nelson for-  treatment..  They had  died "in  theTcity  without means, and the corporation was  therefore obliged  to bury their bodies.-  The clerk said he had spoken to the gov-  -  eminent agent upon'thematter, and that  Mr. Turner had promised that in case of  -pauper burials, where it was-afterwards  found that there-was money belonging to  - the deceased, that the official administrator would discharge the debts in connec-  ' tion -with the burials first.    -   -  Alderman Fletcher said that 'while it  *  was gratifying to know that -Nelson was  - becoming known as a place at which good  medical treatment could be secured, there  was a danger that it would cost the city  a'great deal for pauper burials.  Alderman Hillyer said that the council  should look into the cases of the last two  paupers who had come from the Silver  King. The company made a practice of  collecting a hospital fee from all the men  in their employ. If'a man paid a hospital  fee regularly it should entitle him not  only to medical treatment but to a decent  'burial for his body after death.  Alderman Thomson agreed with the remarks of alderman Hillyer. He said that  railway contractors had to bury their  dead, and he thought that the same obligation .rested upon a company which had  collected"afhospital fee froth a -man dur-  _=ing_=his^lifei.=He=expi,essed=the=bpihion=  that it was a bluff'oh the part of the Hall  MineSi and the company should be given  to understand that it had to���bury its own  paupers.  The matter was referred to the city  "solicitor.   The Electric Light Transfer.  A communication from the city solicitor, touching upon the transfer of the  electric light plant to the city, was read.  It was aw follows: "In accordance with  your instructions to me, I have examined-  into the(legality of thetransfer from the  Nelson Electric Light Company to the  city of their real estate, plant and franchise and find as follows: That the resolution authorizing the sale was passed by  the directors at a director's meeting. In  my opinion they had no authority conferred on them to do so, and the resolution  should have been passed at a general  meeting of the shareholders called for the  purpose, in accordance with the provisions  of their act of incorporation. This can  yet be done, and the matter satisfactorily  arranged without causing much delay."  Alderman Hillyer said it was evident  that the majority of the members of the  present council were desirous of picking  holes in the work*accomplished by the  former council. Toe electric light company's plant was purchased by the old  council, and all the present council had to  do was to see that the litigation between  Dr. Arthur and the city over the same  was stopped.  Alderman Thomson said that it was  merely a question of removing what might  possibly be considered as a flaw in the  title which the light company gave to the  city. If the transfer from the light company to the city was not done regularly  some shareholder of the light company  might atta-ck the city and force the city to  pay tribute in order to perfect its title.  He said he for one wanted the electric  light matter settled, and in speaking as he had he did not wish  to cast any reflection whatever upon the  old council. The probability was that  neither the old council nor the light company wa�� aware of any irregularity in  the transfer until attention was lately  directed to the matter. The whole difficulty could be got over by calling a general meeting of the shareholders of the  light company and passing a resolution  to ratify the sale.  A resolution was moved by alderman  Hrllyer t<�� the effect that the city solicitor  communicate with the president of the  light company with a view to straightening out any irregularities in the transfer  proceedings.0 This was agreed to, aldermen Fletcher and McKillop not voting.  Sampler Company Wants a Bonus.  A communication was received from G.  M. McDowell, ou behalf of Jthe Slocan Ore  Purchasing Company, in which the council was informed that the company was  desirous of knowing what inducement the  council wotrld ofler for the erection of a  sampling works, the business of which  would consist in the purchasing, sampling  and forwarding of ores. <  As the council did not know much about  the Slocan Ore Purchasing Com pay, the  communication was referred to the finance  committee for report.  Work on the Flume Stopped.  Mayor Neelands informed the council  that the members of the public works  committee and himself had been.over the  flume line; and that it was the opinion  that work upon the flume should be  stopped for the present until the frost  leaves the ground. Another difficulty  was that the lumber required was not  ready, and by the time it was ready there  would be plenty of water from other  sources. '  Alderman Hillyer agreed wittt the  mayor that it was impossible to goon  with the flume at present, as there was  no lumber. It would be necessary to shut  down for six weeks in order that the lumber could be delivered upon the groundy  butonce the lumber was delivered the  flume could be finished in a short time.  Alderman Thomson said it wotrld be the  loth of March before all the lumber re-  .quired would be delivered, if the present  rate was kept up.. It would therefore be  better to deliver the lumber on the ground  from the mills and wait until the frost  was out of the ground before completing  the flume. By following this course' a  better flume could be constructed and ,uo  power would be lost as.owing to the past  delays there would be plenty of water before the flume could be finished.  "  A resolution suspending the"c work was  then moved by alderman Fletcher,second-  ed by alderman Hillyer, and in the interval, the.lumber..will be. distributed, over;  the grouud in accordance with the in-  struetionsof the city engineer."  - ,   Referred to Public Works Committee.  -. The communication from D. C. McMorris  asking the council to open up the alleyway in   the   rear  of , his   property-was  referred to the public works committee.  All Sorts of-Rumors Rife.  ' [Moyie Loader, February lth-l  The presence here this  week of Leslie  Hill, one of the owners of the Moyie mine,  II. -Bell-Irving, the wealthy Fraser river  salmon cahner,  and A.  F.  Schneider, a  New York mining expert, led the people  to believe that a mining deal of considerable magnitude was on.   All sorts of rumors were rife.   Some had it that a deal  was on for the purchase of the St. Eugene,  while others were confident that a deal  was being made whereby the St. Eugene,  Moyie and Lake?Shore were all to be gob-  bhsfi/up fey^^y^ndi^ejyiaJi^pxop.osed^tbi  "Work all three uiineft from the tunnel of  the Ealce Shbi-ej   But the truth Of the  niatter seems to be that there is a deal on  for.one propertyWthd Moyie.   Tlie Bell-  Irvings have become interested in this  property,    having   recently    purchased  the    interest     held     by    F.    Ilouten,  one   of    the    original    locators.      The  owners are now making a deal with an  English syndicate, and for that purpose  the property is being examined by��� Mr.  Schneider, tlie company's expert,    ifhere  is hot yet? sufficient snow on the road between the St. Eugene mine! and town for  hauling ore* consequently this work has  been delayed to quite an extent.   However, an   attempt   will be   made to   put  snow on the bare portions on the road  and use extra teams to make up for lost  time;   The  owners  of  the  Lake  Shore  mine are pushing development work on  their property, and taking out plenty of  ore for shipment besides.   The tunnel is  being driven iu farther, which will make  room   for  the  additional force   of   men  which will soon be be put on.  MANY   LIVES   SAVED.  Sessional Indemnity Reduced.  The most sensational feature in the  estimates brought down in the Ontario  legislature was in the figures furnished  for members' fees. The members have always received $600 per session, but this  year the estimates provide but $500 each  for them. But this is not all;���' for the  mileage rate is to be cut as well. The  rate is 10 cents per mile, and usually  amounts to $2000. Much objection has  been raised to the payment of the mileage, on the ground that it was really a  bonusi as every member receives a pass  from the railways. This session not more  than half that amount is in the estimates,  which seems to mean the members will be  cut down from 10 cents per mile to five  cents. These two reductions will cause  all kinds of trouble, because the members  on neither side of the house are anxious  to have their incomes reduced. Another  question which is coming up is the position of the members of the service during  last summer's session. From the speaker  down these officials are paid by the session, and they demand their full amount.  Remarkable Cures Made by a Famous Virginia  Madstone.  "I sold the other day the most curious  estate I ever heard  of," said  William 1?.  Lynn,   a   prominent  citizen   of   Loudon  county, Virginia, to a  Washington Star  reporter.     "I   have   curried   this   estate  around in my pocket for the best part of  the year.   So far as I know,  there is but  one other piece of property at all  like it  in the world.   And what is still stranger,  perhaps, while I had a   bona   fide offer  from a New.York millionaire to manage  this estate for a period of years in. suclv/'a  way as to yield the heirs a handsome income, which would  have capitalized the  property at about $40,000, oneof the heirs  bid it iu at public sale for $300.  -This estate was the famous Upperville madstone,  which has been in the hands of the Fred  family for over 150 years.   A second bid.  or what we call under Virginia law, a 10  per cent bid had been made and the stone  will be auctioned again.   But I think it  will remain in the family.   As its name  indicates,  the peculiar property of this  stone is its apparent appetite for the virus  to be found iu the wound made by the  bite of a dog,  a  snake or any venomous  animal.  "The stone was brought to Virginia iu  1740 by Joshua Fred, who was a well-to-do  farmer in Warwickshire, England, arid  became an important landowner in Fauquier county. By his wish his descendants had clung to thisstoue as a priceless  heirloom,'and I am proud to say that  their use of it has always reflected credit  upon the good, old-fashioned hospitality  and kindliness characteristic of all good  Virginians. It was well known all over  the country that anybody might go. tp  the Fred farm with any unfortunate -who  had been bitten by a dog, and enjoy :a  certain cure without cost. For ahundred  years none of the Freds would permit  any oue who was-cured <in this way by  the madstone to pay a farthing, even i'or  board, or lodging or horse feed. In later  years the vicissitudes of peace and war  having somewhat affected the fortunes of  various members of the family, it became  the practice to allow visitors who came to  use the madstone to pay what they  pleased for their treatment and, for'the  care of their teams. Beyond this, however-, no charge whatever was made for  scores of most remarkable cures. , -  "A journal was kept by the various  members of the family who had charge of.  the madstone, in^ which-was entered-t-kcV  hame and age of every person on wbom/it  was used, and the character of the wound  treated. The entries-in this'book, made  in the' quaint handwriting, of member  after member of tlie family, the most of  whom have long since turned to dust in  their graves, are nrost interesting. -.  "While the stone was in my possession  I had occasion several times to use it upon  persons who were brought to me in great  agony of'mind over wounds they had received from the bites of rabid dogs. The  last case occurred just a few days before  the sale of the stone. - A young boy was  brought to my house late at night, who  had been bitten on the wrist. The wound  was an uely one, and the father, was in  great distress of mind for fear hydrophobia would set in. I placed the stone on the  boy's wrist at about 10 o'clock and went  to bed. The father stayed up and took  care of the boy. At 2 o'clock irr the morn- ���  ing. he said, the stone let go. The.boy  was then sound asleep. The father-  placed the stone, as I told him to do. in a  giassjjf^milk,_on.jvhjch, when Lsaw-it-in  "the morning, there was a thick green  scum. This seemed to be the usual result  in all such cases. Tlie stone was never  known to let go ttntil it had extracted all  the poison, and, on being placed in a glass  of warm water or milk, discharged a  greenish liquid, which physicians who  saw the operation have tola me was undoubtedly poisonous matte:- caused by  the bfte of the rnbjd animal.  "The stone itself is perhaps an inch  long by three-quarters wide, and is of a  velvety, grayish brown Color-. Years ago  it wM accidentally broken ifi two, and  the jeweler who placed a gold band  around it to hold it together' has told rt.e  that the inside was a little darker than  the outside, and was arranged in concentric layers.  TRAILS   IMPASSABLE.  Twenty Feet of Snow Between  the  Coast and  Atlin.  A letter from Skagway says that that  town    was    experiencing    a   temporary  "boom" through the arrival of passengers  for Atlin and Dawson.    "Such a delivery  of humanity so unexpectedly,"  to quote  the words of the   writer,   "just  simply  raised   prices   to  boom   figures.     Hotels  doubled rates and drinks sold for 25 cents  or five for a dollar-.   The Americans here  are furious over the alien bill aud threaten  allkiuds of retaliation."   Speaking of the  evils of the present law, the  writer says  it would be a desirable change to abolish  all  agency   privileges.   Continuing,   the  letter   reads:   "Brownlee's   party, 11  in  number, has just left for Atlin.   They go  by train, which is 11 miles only from Skagway.   From   parties   who are returning  every hour, we learn that the track and  trail between the end of the track to Ben-  net are completely blocked  with railway  supplies, miners' outfits and general merchandise  and snpplies for Dawson  and  Atlin,   the snow being  reported   to   be  20   feet   in   depth   this   eutire distance.  Only dog trains and snowshoes can be  used  to get through.   There is no trail  from Log Cabin to Atlin except by what  is known as the Fan Tail,  and  owing to  the great depth of snow and thin ice over  Lake Atlin no horses or heavy freight can  possibly be moved.   I think Brownlee will  do well if he reaches Atlin City  by the  middle of  March.     "There are a, great  many   people,   too,   between   Atlin and  Dawson. A great many are leaving Skagway to avoid the extortionate charge for  living. ''- A man who made his  way out  from Atlin City told me that everything  was at a standstill at Atlin, a couple of  hu'udre'd fellows sitting around in huts  trying to sell imaginary claims at from  $5 to $500.",  In a second letter the same writer says  "he had just spent an hour talking with  Messrs. Carman and Lilley ot Vancouver,  who had just arrived from Teslin lake,  where they left oh January 4th, coming  straight    through    thectAtlin    district.  They wereln the employed!" the Dewdney  outfit all summer between Glenora and  Teslin,    and,   having  heard   "of  a  pass  through  the mountains hear the head of  Teslin lake, concluded to come to Skagway.   They  found, a  camp  of   men  at  Sucker lake, a tributary of which runs in-  .to��� Surprise lake ,..iu-the  Atlin   distric..-  *Gold was there found and the discoverers  -���were wintering there to commence work  .early in the spring.   "At the head of Surprise lake they also found a camp of six,  men   wintering.   They came down Surprise to Pine and Atlin Cities and at different points found camps of men wintering,  aud everything, even  the mountain  sides, staked^ and re-staked.   Some parts  of   Pine    creek   had    been   staked    ofT  several times, and' in fact hardly a spot  could be found that had not been staked.  The police had given notice to discontinue  all   building  in  Atlin    and   Pine Creek  towns.   A person named Vaughan was at  Atlin and has a number of men staking  out claims for some big Vancouver company.     He claimed to have staked   200  claims.   Both shores of Atlin are staked  for a mile  or more   back.    Mr.  Carman  said he left William McCulloch, the well-  known  assayer of Nelson, at Atlin.    The  latter also went through from the Stikine  and is coming out to Skagway."  petent to hand-sort ore gives, in the great  majority of instances, any attention to  this portion of the work?  Aw a rule the miner is allowed to have  his own sweet will in this labor, and his  owrt sweet will is too often to do that  which is easiest instead of that which is  best. This is but one kind of waste, and  the commonest one, of bad management,  where scores might be mentioned. It is  not all mines that require the constant  services of an assayer, but a good many  more than receive them do require them,  and would find them the most valuable of  all possible investments.  KASLO   NEWS   NOTES.  Were Never Knpwn to Get Anything: Correct.  The following is a fair sample of the  "rot" that appeared in the Coast papers  regarding the election that took place  today. It is from the Vancouver World  of the 10th:  -   A STRAXGK  AFFAItJ,  A correspondent, writing from Nelson,  states that there is something exceedingly  peculiar concerning the conduct of the  returning officer, John A. Turner, iu connection with the polling sub-divisions of  the Nelson riding in the pending by-  election contest. At the last general  election there was a polling subdivision at  Kuskanook, in the vicinity of which there  are from 30 to GO voters; but for some  reason, which demands explanation, and  which many believe to be an exceedingly  hazy action on the part of those who have  the fixing of the polling subdivisions in  hand, this polling subdivision has been  obliterated, and the electors in the neighborhood of Kuskanook will be put to great  expense in going to Nelson and recording  their votes, It is to be hoped that Mr.  Turner will be able to give a satisfactory  explanation of his conduct in this respect.  Ashe was agent for Mr. Hume at the  election held in July last, there will be  those who will'not be slow in asserting  that he is displaying extreme-partisan  conduct in connection with the fixing of  the polling subdivision..    H  CAUSE   OF   FAILURE.  Want   of   (good  Management   Ruins  Many   a  Mine.  The question is often aSked: "What is  the most corririjon cause of failure in  mining ?" The majority of answers probably are: "Want of a good miue on  which to Work," says the Mining aud  Scientific Press of San Francisco. But  one who is a close observer and has obr  served the methods of mine management  in���'���many regions might question whether  a better answer might not be: "Want of  good mine management." So many instances are remembered where failures  cart be attributed' to this cause alone that  the answer is at least worthy of consideration.  Bad management takes such a .multitude of-.ha.ue_ that it is almost impossible  to describe it, unless it is described in the  general term "ignorance of mining." Its  constant form is seen in the wasting of  ore. A general proof of the facts is found  in the hundreds of ore dumps which have  been hand sorted over and over at a profit,  and there are .hundreds yet untouched  that will pay handsome returns. There  is au old saying that a workman can be  none by his chips, and with equal truth  it can be said a bad mine manager can be  known by his dumps. One thing that is  indispensible to a mine manager is an  appreciation of the necessity of thoroughly understanding the nature and value of  his ore. He may not be able to understand  the ore himself, but if he appreciates its  importance he can employ someone who  does understand it to take charge of the  necessary work.;  The world sees the evidence of waste in  the dumps that lie on the surface, but  there is a still greater source of waste  that is hidden from the public in the dark  stopes of the mine. Every practical man  knows how often the ore is knocked down  iu the stopes and there partially sorted,  and the supposed waste left upon the  stulls. If ore sorted in the daylight loses  much of its value iu the waste, what is  the loss liable to be in the dark, narrow  and cramped stopes ?y Who that is com-  Kaslo, Feb. 13.���E. J. Coyle, district  passenger agent of the C. P. B., spent  Sunday in Kaslo in company with Mr.  Anderson of the Crow's Nest Pass road.  A. T. Garland, the dry goods merchant  of Kaslo, left on Saturday morning for  Toronto and other eastern markets on a  purchasing tour. There is a rumor that  he may not return alone.  The re-location of the Iron Hand is recorded by A. P. Beaudy. The claim is located on the north side of Kaslo creek  and on the east side Of the mouth of Lyle  creek. It was transferred by the locator  to the Hall Mines, Limited; by bill of sale  uuder date of the 11th instant. The claim  had been worked some time since, but  nothing has been done "for some time  upon it. ���     :  Certificate of work has been issued to  the owners of the Korea upon affidavit of  amount of work made by Roderick  McLeod. Certificates have also been  issued to the owners of the Mianie, Texas  and Cowboy for one year, and to the  Garland Fraction for two years upon  affidavit of T. M. Gibson.    ;        ��� >  Great interest is being taken in Kaslo,  in the election contest in Nelson and the  result will be anxiously awaited. -The  election of Hume is confidently expected.  It is reported that so. many Of the service pipes leading from the water mains  have been frozen, that; theyeivie' authbri-  tres   have   resolved Jo, expendr.noi-more  money in openjng-.thejnAip;but^wilLleayej  the thawing^opt "process; to,beMohe'by the*  cheaper raysfofthe/iumme^  be fortunate i_3no}citiz_nfinV6kes^  of the law tctjCfiknge^tM  committeeyoi."the^city>ocbo^  -Mo��day-examining-$^  the crty cem:etry,��.withj;:ai>Biew^to*it{i ���enV  largement, \spyevi\^gv&��es^MviiSg^beeft-f  placed outsi,de;:the!"space*��alre_vdy'!.ownedi:"  - T he   steamer^Jnternatipnal ���.;!returned  from NelsoiiJikkan.ealliylw  having prriiched,aihole��in:,.herAull.;��."She  was hau 1 ed s updrfjJ3ffie-J-wkyU near"jMirrb^  lake, and itrjslioped'italiav^iher;r��epaired-  so as.to mak'^;heisVisu.al^trrp���V6h^!Eu^sd,ay'  morning.     - ,:kf,*.\ ^"''{y^^ ]���"���>" :?vVv '  The owners oEunwbrked;tTdiy,ri"grantea:  mineral claims ���thip>i^%ut:the* -outhejn:  part of West^Ko^.enay^  up by the as|essdr^ahd^a|ke,d" to, pafy"thlB  legal tax iilp^by.theXC.'proR'e'fT.iesr -THey"  will be requiredr to." pay :krf:earages" of  taxes from, .the dates "of, fheirl-crown  grants as well: as those for the current.;  year. Nearly fifteen hundred notices  have been sent but to these-and to tlie  owners of worked properties for "the tax  upon their ontpitti  ^^ThT^stlfnier Alberta has b^eh hauled  out upon the ways of the Kootenay llail-  way��Sc Navigation Company, and is undergoing much needed repairs. She will  be thoroughly refibted before resuming  work. It is said that the company will  build a fine new boat with elegant appointments for anticipated increase of  business tipoh the completion of the Nelson & Bedlihgton railway.  They Are Not Known at Nelson.  Tlie .'following, letter was received by  postmaster  Gilker'.     The  Clerks  in  the  postofliee say that neither of the Armstrongs received mail at tlie Nelson office:  Ottawa, February Stir, i��K).   .  Postmaster,   Nelson���Dear    Sir:     Get  word  to Gilmore Armstrong or Richard  Armstrong, arid tell them  that their brother Charlie was killed on  the Canada  Atlantic   railway   this  morqing.     They  have not written since August to me.  MrtS. AlUlSTKOS'tJ,  01 Elni Street, Ottawa.  Sandon is not Dry.  fSiiticloti Paysti-uk, Kebmnry 11th.J  While it is unfortunately true that an  X-ray would be required t6 discover the  transversal ether oscillation of theSalidou  Water & Light Company's incaudensers,  it is a gross mis-statement to say that this  town is dry. There are 10 saloons, two  breweries, a wholesale liquor establishment, a soda water factory and a five cent  beer joint doing their utmost to prevent  drought, and we have heard of no cases  of extreme privation. We do not know  whether Kaslo depends ou its water works  for humidity or not.  Will be a Failure.  Washington,. Feb. 14.���The high 'joint  commission held a session today and adjourned until tomorrow. It is learned  there are questions upon which no agreement can now be reached, and the impression prevails that the commissioners find  themselves unable to see a; way out of the  diilerences^presented, although thev are  determined to make further efforts"  TELEGRAPHIC JIEWS BY WIRE  Proceedings in the Legislature.  Victoria, Feb.   11.-The  Elections-bill  formed the subject of a longdebate in the'',  house yesterday  afternoon.     Attorney--  general  Martin   introduced   the  second  reading in  an able speech, pointing out  the defects in the existing law which it is  proposed to remedy, among them ;being ;  the closing of the polls too early for work-'::  ing    men   to   vote;    the    necessity,. of:  election petition to secure a . recount; the'  delay in counting  votes in cities, which'  sometimes renders it impossible to know  the result till the next day; theoonstruc- ;  tion of(ventirely new lists in the four cities '������.  of Victoria, VancouverjNew: Westminster and   Nanaimo,  owing   to so   many  names being on their lists of de'adpeo'ple  and    absentees;   and     the ; holding    of  courts   -of    revision.     twice"-' 9r-/syear ,  instead, of   once - as . at.; present.    He  defended   the disfranchisemehtf of  civil  ;  service employees on groundsi^df^public  policy, and in view Of the 'likelihood -.that: ?  they   themselves; would-:1 wish,,.it,,;.; The y  soldiers and sailors were also disfranchised   .  oh the ground that theystop.kvn6^hJ.t_rest  in provincial affairs: .No^electi'o^petitions  are heard during the session of the' house  in  Ontario,  and "this  is, in, theVrpublic  -interest.'':'   ''-������'���".- '; -.���"'- \y��� ������������������;:y^ify;-.n. 'X^yvyy':y:.  Turner:opposed the section 'disqualify- ;  ing civil servants, but'..found- little or no;  fault with the other provisions.^ ->v ; ^     >  Eberts, during the  debate, said  that   ���  Martin had intended to disqualify school,  teachers.   Martin had already explained  that there was no such intention, and if  the  wording^ of the  bill conveyed- that ��i  meaning then it: would, be amended iii :  committee.    Eberts  was strongly called   '  -down  by Martin, who expressed;surprise -":  that Eberts doubted his   word.   Eberts H  then retracted his statement;   The debate   r  lasted until the^house rose.- Wi, s-j- 't,;  v'--'Di��_- Not Ask^fbr Ska_rw_,y.' "o' ,'.."     ..,y>:;  Chicagbi Feh. ;li^John iCharltdn, one i-;  of the'Cahadian commissions^  before   the  Marquette; club ;;la^tl night^v  ^tatepyh an interview, that tlie: Gauadmri ^  .commissioners had; "hotr' made; a demand-H;  f:_tr tlie "cession of Skag way in deterhi in in g. <  the*, boundary��~ line ^bet^veeri "Alaska and ���  ;<CahadaS.%^.i0K.:��  SH'��" >?,i> "iiAnarchy.and;Rebellion:��".*'',��*,-   * ��� ���������  g^ucfc!an;d^  ^clesJroro-Sa^oa? to-thiB^  .jarchy^ap.  rebel J tons  *stil l;���pre vail��� there: -  Y_?b e '���; proyisi on al /go ver n m en tv persis ts :��i n z  interfering ^vi^  i's"e'r\v1a_vt^  rt��." .;."��".��".-���!&.-a->-��-��______��___-*">���.k-ftik.'--fEw:����� ���_'..  ������.-���  No-_inatidn_sin"West;Hur6n.i\'!  "      ^      " " " -----       -v             -        ^     \-i  "."Goderich, ,Qntario,"iEeb  nations or candidates.for  U-:�� 1  ,1 ..^The^no mi-���  the^ vacancy ;iu^  ithedJominionshQusestorfWest'Huron.Werec,  ;rti'ade^tb^a^^l_ldb^r"t-;i3dlmebf?e  .editprj" s ,wa���s*!nominatedv%in j ,the -; Lineralr"��  1 hrere^sf^ - anU:^:pbe^  ���b'utchbi:,4n ,the>ppriservative5 iiit^rests:���t"j)" L'-J  portsi 300,"��typhoid: casesjin "��Dawsou*.ori��j  ��Jannary^Sthr. "��� Very itewofthe. cases*" re-y  stilted fatally," howeyer.sjLitue .���bsn]S|.ness��i  is doing add-Iriidhey l^-^ye'rV.&carc'eV^^"*"''''''" ��  '"!Fnhe.���'Fopi"s Ar^No.t All-I)8a"dY=7,a",��� (.'.   y  New West"minstbr.^Feb.^l-.^A'rrarigei^  merits are under way tbVard.-tlieVest^b-:  :li'.<fhn.(;nt here of a daily pa'$ej\ ���tfi be  issued iii the riiOruing,, dey'oteld Btj6^tlie;rtr-"  terests of the COiiservati;ve/pai(��y��. vTlie  editor will be a former')|iehlbfe'r,' "of the  civil service in Vietoria. "'" " '".."'*'. .',  To Be No More ,Fen��ciri_r., �����^-��  Moiitreal, Feb. 11.���The i'dllow'ihg irn-  portaht desjJatch .watf received from the  Star's correspondent! at ���Wellington:  There was to hav�� Be^n la yieetihg of, the  joint high cQiiimissiou today, bufj at* "noOn  a note iyas deceived frOrtr senator Fairbanks declaring' it was impossible to' se-  (jlrr-e a quorum of the American .otiiniiu-  siOiiers* The ultiihatum which .\*as submitted by the Canadian comrlrisSionerson  Friday will be considered at tOljiorro\v's  meeting. On the character, of this ultimatum depends the Success or failure Of  the negotiations. It is either a breakup  or a speedy settlement. One of the Canadian commissioners said today that there  Was to. be no fencing. "Whatever the  ultimatum is," he said, "it will not be re-  Considered, even though it means the  falling through of the negotiations. We  could not but adopt this course. Our parliament must meet, and we are in such a  position tiiat no more time can be spent  with the Anglo-American conference.  Brief Wirings.  Vancouver, Feb. \A.���The provincial  manager for thePabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee is here for the purpose of  having work started on a cold storage  and bottling works which will be erected  here.  Vancouver, Feb. 11.���The latest reports  from the north say 500 people are stranded at Log Cabin�� Trails from thereto  Atlin are in very bad condition.  Vancouver, Feb. 11.���The Chileoot Railway & Transportation Company have  made a further reduction of freight rates  from Dyea to Bennet, the rate now being  five cents per pound.  Digby, Nova Scotia, Feb. 11.���Today a  fire started iu Ceteney & Bros, dry goods  store,: which spread to several adjoining  business establishments, inflicting much  damage.. THE  TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY U, 1899.  PUBLISHERS" NOTICE.  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G  ** ���     ���Mining  Slocan City, B  Engineers  C.  nnd   Analytical   Chemists,  LODGE   MEETINGS.  w  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  No,  25,  Macdon-  KNIGHTS  OK PYTHIAS���Nelson  Knights of Pythias, meets in Castle  aid blocks  second and fourth  Lodge,  hall  corner of Josephine and Vernon streets, every   d fourth Tuesday evening at S o'clock.   All  visiting Knights are cordially invited to attend  It. G. Jov, C. C.  Tuesday evening at S o'clock.   All  ially invited to attend.  George Ross, K. of R. & S.  ��to gDritmm.  TUESDAY .FEBRUARY 14,   1899  The Review of Sandon wishes it hadn't  used its mighty influence, in July last, to  oust from power its Conservative friends.  We imagine the appearance in the Pay-  streak of an atlvertisment signed by John  Keen, assessor and collector of the province, has had something to do with the  Review's change of heart.  The amendments to the Elections Act  are all in the right direction. Soldiers  and sailors who happen to be on station  in British Columbia during election  should not be entitled to vote. They  have no interests in the country. But  the wisest amendment is the one depriving officeholders of the right to vote. No  officeholder should be permitted to have  any voice in selecting his masters.  One of the results of the election today  will be the removal from office of several  notorious politicians from soft berths in  the court house at Nelson. They will be  given a chance to be politicians, but not  at the expense of the people.  J. Roderick Robertson and, W. A.  Macdonald should be "proud -of the four  men they, "boosted" intotlie^city council.  Last year, at this time, Nelson-=twas  being improved. '.Was it because'Nelson  then had a city council made up of pro-  gressive���business mem?', "��� ,-:.!  '    The election is over, arid  the only dis-'  appointed ones are the defeated candidate  and tlie men who backed him  with  more,  money than judgment;_'-  The. present. city council is different  from the old city council. That is what  the people *'wan ted;'-' The people sometimes get more than ;1 hey want.  ,  WHERE 'ARE. THE   JEWELS?  r An  Expert  English Thief Gets Seven Tears  ,     -.      * ���     'Penal Servitude.  .    [Glasgow Mail, January 21st.]      y ''���-  .William   Johnson,   alias    "Harry   the  'Valet,'-'-&_., aged JG, who stole the dowager duchess "of Sutherland's jewels from a.  ;railway carriage in Paris, was on  Wed-  '   nesday    brought    up    at   the   London  V'kessipn., .Clerk.etwe'll, for sentence.   The  *"|$6lSn.jewels "Were v'alued a. 'lfea.s'].'��,t���''^?o^  ^5w��^D^^fiw^.u^lre^f^h^=^d'Bt^~#��f  just about to start for England, in com-  r pH>y v?ipli! her husband, sir Albert RcSllir,,  , %I, B, while JohhgOu's arrest was effected  through the instrumentality of a woman  who had   livfed  With him,,    and  who is  ��� .stated to be, the; wife Of ah Officer in the  ��� B���r]ti-ih avrriy.   At the just hearing it was  explained by the prosecuting .oiuisel that  .hoprisOncjr*. complicity was dj.qqvjEjred  ":in this way?   A Woninns married to a g.eh-  ''''"tI^unn!.ann''b^b!a��ihiil^sIdh'altacl:ev,'wiio,��ie, .real;  Miariie the  counsel did   hot wish to "mention, bfit who '-Was passingas Mrs. Ronald,  when at Brighton ift -f-pril la.it year met  the prisoner, arid he lived with her at her  expense ih Bl'ightoll, Lindorr* and various  places on the continent down" to about  the end of October-.   He was absolutely  penniless and of no occupation.   She wail woman of means, and she supported him  and'supplied'.him with money.   However,  at about the date of the robbery she had  separated from JohnsOn  in  consequence  Of their numerous quarrels.   She received  a letter saying that he now had  all she  'required, and asked her to see him.   She  made no reply, but he saw her in a cab iii  Paris,  and   following her home showed  her a large quantity of valuable jewelery,  and told her that she had stolen it, and to  whom it belonged..  Fascinated  with the  jewels, the woman allowed  the roan  to  come   back to her.     Some adorned her  neck while she slept that, night,  but the  next morning it was handed over to Johnson, and the  prisoner corroborated this  statement with the remark,    "Yes, and I  had a very hard job to get it back." There  could be no doubt that he had at that  time   all   the    stolen   property   in   his  possession,  and   was acting on  his own  behalf and not with  others,  who might  have shared in the plunder;.'While sitting  in the room   with   the  woman   with  the  jewelery iu  his pocket a French police  officer came in. looked around, gaped, and  went away.  About October 22nd Johnson  and .the   woman came back to England,  though   not together,  and  the. prisoner  beamed to have known exactly what to do  with this class of property, which any. ordinary person would   find  exceedingly  ninit-ult to get ndoi, tor the jewels were  of extraoidinary worth.   He went to a  Mr.  Levy,  who  describes  himself,   said  counsel,   as   a   general  dealer, living in  Hackney.   Levy had known the prisoner  for about five months on and off by the  name of Jackson, and he came  to him at  Duke's   place,   Hound-ditch,   which   Mr.  Levy said was a Sunday morning market  for  diamouds.    Counsel   supposed   they  were   spread   out   like   costers'   wares.  (Laughter.)    The   prisoner   asked   Levy  whether Ire  could   get eight   diamonds,  two brilliants, an emerald and a pearl  made up into a pin, ring and a stud, and  Levy, who did not know where the prisoner lived, accepted from him the valuable stones without giving him any receipt  or telling where he (Levy) lived.   Levy  took the   stones   to  a  working  jeweler  named  Headland,   and   when  they   had  beeu made up as desired Levy returned  the articles to the prisoner at the Sunday  market.   On October 24 the prisoner received from a Mr. Hinton, who keeps the  Brown Bear,Worshipstreet(alsostrangely  enough, remarked Mr. Muir, in business  in Hattou Garden as a glass letter maker,  he-says), a cheque for ��500,  which  was  cashed into bank-notes traced to the prisoner.   Mr. Hinton was a witness.   He explained that Johnson���-known  to him as  Jones���had frequented his house as a customer.   Jones was fond of two things���  whiskey and champagne, and when he  was not  drinking   whiskey    he    drank  champagne by.the bottle.   His name being  Jones,   continued   counsel,   and  his  drinking champagne, Mr. Hinton supposed  he was an eminently respectable person,  so, when Jones announced that ire had  ��500 in gold in his pockets���alleged part  proceeds of some of the jewels���and would  like to change it into notes,  Mr.  Hinton  said, "Oh certainly.-' and  went into the  parlor, and the ��500 iu gold was counted  out,   and   the   publican   parted   with   a  cheque  in  exchange,   knowing   nothing  about diamonds, emeralds, or rubies, although he was in business in Hatton Garden.   Mr. Faulkner, a jeweller at Upper  St. Martin's Lane was another gentleman  connected  with  the case.   The   prisoner  had    been a customer   of   his for seme  five     years,    and   he.  only"   knew   him  as     "Harry"���the     name     by     which  he   was   well   known to the police was  "Harry the Valet."    Mr. Faulkner was  asked to make up ".some', earrings,  a pin  and a stud, with stories supplied by Johnson,   consisting of brilliants  and pearls.  These  articles,  too,   were  made  by Mr.  Headland.    The woman  who had  lived  with Johnson returned  to Brighton and  was.joined there by Johnson, with whom  she'deelined any. further connection, telling him  that he was a thief.    She had  been to Scotland Yard  before that,  and  made a statement, and she told Johnson,  who struck her.   He. finally came to a  house, No. 5 Cathear. Road,. South Kensington, where detective-inspectors Dew,  . Dennie, Froest of Scotland-Yard, arrested,  him, and . found .in his"' possession about  ��800 worth out of ihe ��25,000 jewels stolen.  It was perfectly obvious that Johnson was  a skilled thief who did not waste his/time  on sinall game.  'In-1891 JohnsOn^ was dealt  with at Bow Street tor-stealing a cOa't-'in  , the" Hoi born restaurant, the property of  a. diamond mercharit, whose' pOcketbook,  contained a ��25 note. ;In fact, he seemed to  be very fond of diamond  merchants: ':��� On  April2, 189_. he got >ix  months' -hard; labor for stealing, a 'lady's   dressing, case  from a railway carriage at Charing Cross  station, and after beingiacquitted on another charge he went to Monte Carlo and  made acquaintanceship with the iriside'of  a ���-Fr=each;rpnson'|for;*,Mteen . cuonthsytor  8tealijngf-o^ ;Fbibi''''-he,'.DT^a|ti  fiveT-yeSr^  tioiifjS'f the>polic"e,ibuti'.nothing�� had coiire  q_tt.��>  ���������"    "���".;; * "������*���** ,../'"������"���   . "-.-". ���    --v  At^the.iprevlOus -t sessional sentence"haci?  beeo^ppstppned,',tqj^see; if/Jphnspn";y>rouIa;  give �� any ;4Dfornaatibri sas�� ��p -lie ��jewels  that a"r;e7;missing.Tbutyhe- thten refused to  sayiatiy thing abojtit fhem,'everi though���he'  gota 'Mifer,"  Oh  Wedriesday ;he "wals, ...Still Obduraite,  and the>le^rrie*dr. judge seTitienced him ���tb;  points required for the ventilation of the  first, &c, reserving the complete opening  until such a time as the increased traffic  shall require it.  The workmen employed in this gigantic  operation number 190G, all Italians; putting together the work done on the Swiss  and Italian sides in these five months, it  makes abutting of 1010 feet at 2320 feet  above the level of the sea. Telegraphic  and telephonic communication advance  with the work, so that in case of need  help or medical aid can be quickly obtained. ��315,000 has already been expended out of the ��3,000,000, which it is  estimated the whole will absorb.  Doea His Talking: Away From Home.  [Sandon Payslroak, February I lth.]  E. R. Atherton is represented in the  Nelson Tribune as furnishing nearly a  column interview. The Tribune's reporter  must have a large imagination. Ed  couldn't be induced to do that much talking in Sandon even if he were upon a  stump to make a 24th of May oration!  Wilson & Harshaw  DRAYING and  EXPRESS  ��_;�����-���.�����  S868  S^ ��? <2? ��? ��? ^  iggg  ���:m  w  : &m'.'&^'.& e^^e^i  ?.m  mt  m  %  *>i  w  THE FIRST  SHIPMENT OF  THESE  GOODS HAVE JUST  ARRIVED  en's  Spring Hats  B  B  fa  fa  B  Bus meets all trains and boats.  Special attention given the transfer of baggage. Office and stables  on Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  G.W.West&Go.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  AGENTS FOR  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oil Co.  Washii]g"ton Brick ar^d Lirne Co.  H. W. IVJcNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian An,th,ra-  cite Coal (Hard)  I One of the newest things is Light Fawn  I with Brown Band and Edge, in Fedora  I shape. This style we have in the famous  I Stetson Hat.  I We are also showing Derby Hats in  1 Brown and Black, also Fedoras in Black  and   Fawn   with  early and get the start.  m  m  9-  >'i  Dealers ii]  STOVEWOOD  Gostello's Express  HTrunks'and'valises-de]iverecl-to any part of  "the city. "     " L       . - ."    '-"-/,'  seven years' penatl*servitude, and ordered  the ��320 to be handed'byer to the ducherss.  __jXohnspn_8.miieji^siheJ:eijj_t'he^co_ur_t.__  Largest Tunnel In the World.  A Rome-report says: Although it is  only live months since work >yas begun  ort the hew Sithplon tunnel, which will be  the longest in the world (l2 1t2 miles),  already inns, houses and roads ha*ve  sprung up in what before wits a wiider-  ne.se, and there is & continuous gbirig up  and down of horses, carts, woi-kmeh,  machinery, &c. A colossal cart, Wcjiglir  Ing five tons, has been constructed for- the  conveyance of the boilers, for workiuje:  the boring madhine. Ifbv the first Pf  these boilers, weighing thirteen tons, foiir  days Were occupied in the ascent to the  opening of the tunnel. On the first day  23 oxen Were used, but chese were substituted afterwards by horses, which seem  to do mountain work much better. Ih  fact, only three days were taken with the  Second boiler, with the use; however, of  83 of thelbeavy cart-horses employed in  Alps. The chief difference between the  Simplon and its two great rivals, the St.  Gotbard and the Mont Cenis, will be the  double tunnel. Each is designed to be 17  ft. wide, 20 ft. high, and 55 ft. between  the two, communicating by openings  every" 015 ft;, and having a half-way underground station. But at present only  one tunnel will be cut, which it is expected will be finished in five years, while the  other  will only be constructed at those  H. D. Ashcroffc  All kinds of draying - done  at   reasonable  rates."   Moving furniture a specialty.'.  -r  .--. Stand at corner "Baker and-Josephine Sts.  $j(Iree !at .Corner Baker and" Ward Streets.  i_3P8ESS Mfl IMPING  Having purchased the express and drayine  business of J. Wi Cowan, we arc prepared  to do all kinds of work in this line, and solicit tlie patronage of the people of Nelson.  Orders loft 'at 1J. McArthur & Cd's sttfre,  'iibrthXv-^t- corner Baker and Ward strcotR,  will receive prompt aUfentibn.   Telephone Sa  Cabinet; Di*op: Heacl  and Seven  ��rawer is finished to Black  ��QIV1ER DAVIS 8j Co.  Pifcratijze Hame Industry  ONION MADE CIGARS  ii  QUll SPKGIALTY  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  .  Wacon repairing promptly attorded to by a flrat-_la_s  ���wheelwrlKht.  . Special attontion givnn to a'l- kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points..  SHOP}   IJall {Kreo*, betweeij' Baker awl Vanwn, Nelson  M ANU.K ACT U ItKD B Y TI IK  Kootena,y Cigar  Manufacturing Co.  WHEN YOU REQUIRE  POKER CHIPS  CIGARS  PLAYING CARDS  Remember you can get them from  S. J. MIGHTON  Aberdeen Block, Nelson, B. C.   Reward!   $50!  To tho Dcrsons giving information leading to the discovery of the whereabouts of ROBERT S. QUACKENBUSH. will bo paid the abovo reward, rtobprt S. Quackenbush left this vicinity March, lfgfi, going to'tho Pacific  coast, and has not been heard from since 1' cbruary 1890.  Ho has money here due nim which -will bo paid to him at  once, when found. The parties are anxious to hear from  him very scon. Ho is 29 years old. He formerly lived at  Pine Hill, town of Manchester, Jackson County,_VV s-  coirsln. Address O. M. PERRY, Black River Falls,  Wisconsin..  .."'.' .-,..., ;'.���..���'...���,.'; .:-:.'- r-i-yy.;:'::  Walnut and  whieh is not stir  in the market.  ��� Cabinet, H&ror iibiWel  ':^rarjf Cabinet  Brop Mm$& aftd 7^Drawer  Hak ba�� R6tary Sbwttle  feid Ml Bearing.  WHlfeMD viElITI  7-Drawer furnished in Quartered Oak i and Walnut.  If you are thinking' about buying a niaehine call and see them and be  convinced that I mean what I say. .    !       ^  There is no necessity for seriding, out of Nelsdn when you can see what  you are buying1 and set it for the same money.  The  Jeweler  BOX   34  ���;-i.;v(K':tBox: 34  _4_GKE-_SrT   FOE  DARLING BROS., Montreal,  Elevators and Machine Specialties.  DRUMMOND, McCALL CO., Montreal,  Bar Iron, Tool Steel, and Water Works Supplies.  SADDLER & HAWORTH,' Montreal,  High-grade Leather Belting.  J. A. ROEBLING'S SONS CO., San Francisco,  Wire Rope.  OAKLAND IRON WORKS, Oakland, California,  '"���'':   Ice Machinery and Tutthill; Water Wheels.  sp_.oialo?ibs ;  Hydraulic Steel   Pipe  Flexible   Steel   Hose   Afmbur  General IV|anufactures' Agent  Write for Catalogues and Prices.     VANC0UV��f{, B.C.  A THE TRIBUTE:  ITBLBOJN, B...C.  TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14, 1899.
all paid
THUS _b_a.2st_k:
Hon. GKO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President
K   8. CLOUSTON General Managor
3sr__ii-.so_sr 33_s-_-.xto_e_:
N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.
     BKANCUES IN    	
and in tho principal cities in Canada.
Ruy and 'soil Sterling Kxchango and Cable Transfers
avallablo In any part of tho world.
Experiences  of Two  Prospectors In   the
Ghilliwack; .fountains.
Last summer two prospectors, mamed
*&   William Barron'ahd Robert Parker, were
prospecting in the Chearu mountains on
the headwaters of Chilliwack river, when
one of them (Parker) had an experience
that he does   not care   to have repeated.
His partner tells the story in the Columbian of New Westminster:
It was not at Mount Baker that Robert
Parker got hurt. As I am his partner, Ic
can state you the whole truth of. the accident. It was the east end of the range of
the Cheam mountains. The Chearir range
lies on the northwest side of the head
waters of Chilliwack river, where the accident happened, and I shall remember it
till my dying day.
We arrived on the 26th of July, at the
foot of the mountain.   On the following
morning,   we    ascended   the   mountain.
While walking over the snow in a deep
•; canyon, Parkeri slipped, and slid about
/fifty  yards, before  lie came   to a  hole,
where  he  disappeared   from   my  view.
Then I scrambled to the place where he
fell.   It was a terrible sight to look at.   I
could not see him for some  time," till 1
pushed; mywaybetween the rocks and
the snow, which was forty feet high, and
S>>;*hqlldw..-!uhderneath;j:Jike a„- cave, where I
^fdes-endeaiari^ 'lying
^ifiriX'dung^ as soon as-I
\"|C_ould'H?$'fto^ *eet °£ him,'
;5 "■a"n3^
:l w"I:couldVn6t fre^janVcf6s;_r**to hiui.
Are now prepared to issue
Drafts and Letters of Credit on
Dawson City, Yukon District.
tree. On my return I found him having a
lively time with mosquitoes and flies,
which came near getting the best of him.
We camped there for four days.
Ou the following day we thought we
would make a move. We did so. I
packed blankets and grub and would go
ahead, say one hundred yards, and then
go back for Parker. The poor fellow
could bear his weight on his sore leg, but
could not lift it from the ground. I had
to take his sore leg and lift it to make a
step. But when we came to level ground
it was not so bad. But the climbing overlying timber was a great trial to him.
Sometimes I would be pulling him by the
head, sometimes feet foremost, but
mostly feet first; it seemed: the most
handy, and any way to get there. Both
of us were determined not to give in.
It took us twenty days from the time
that Parker got hurt till I got him to the
doctor at Chilliwack. We were fifty miles
from civilization, when we arrived at the
first rancher's, at the foot of Chilliwack
mountain.   When   we arrived there  we
Eut Parker in a spring wagon, and brought
im to Dr. Henderson, who dressed his
wounds without charge, and gave him a
letter to the Royal Columbian Hospital.
The doctor, besides, offered him funds towards his expenses down. Thanking him
for his most gentlemanly offer.
Parker is not the only one suffering
from the trip. I, his partner, through
the effects of heavy lifting and hardships,
was obliged to go to the hospital. I stayed
at Sumas Prairie for two months after
Parker went to the hospital, still getting
worse all the time. So we are both of us
in the hospital together.
Paid Up
D.  R. WILKIE, General Manager
A general banking business transacted.
Savings bank department. ■
Deposits of  Jt and  upwards received  and interest
c J. M. LAY, Manager.
The Tremont Hotel
Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors
"'There'^JIeJlary:'uwi„tli< tihe^cold ice-water
i3riRRinS:oveK him* lik^C^ater; from  a
'»™'f dun _ai"nj ;/Kc6ujd>"s_arcely * see his* face;
»$it\:was.."_bVe^ something
*mfi_'ti'_t^Bble^1ip;; IpSkYitjfVI sang but to
;. „ "*hi_u^ me,  but
" v^s^ime^O-fia^ right.   I at
-  ° Vnb_Vt6ok;"i)_y°cdat;Ja and, as luck
; - V.Y\:ould"tf*a^ of Klondike
-   Aboots^withsSjtroifg^strirfgs^ I tred them
'"- ?/"# togetherTlvery Scaref ullyjvahd?jlq,wei;ednita
" ""Vf^b^nrito'hlm^
, \ /ajnd-fiivM _-fu _Td¥|&n'Hij8^."ar"-Q,. [I ""raised „? hm.;
' ^Wa]_ qu .'Jtjvqlfeet %or_(|whbre>'he\fla jr ,i wife ri\
„. .the*r6pe^
■■: ^wi-h:»a; tierribjef moan.* '^Buf-^jji'S/'he^wa^
'\4_rfitty^njd;"determih^cl'pity, was^great-help'
■ '.".'to liim.i'Sa'hVd a
?;ilashedl;6_i'1wiifL a& r6*p-,/and;™by-the%.e°qf«
"' ohWha^ hei^managed to
i ;get;4.he"p"a__:"7d_fi,arid, Kriiished »;i-opj.rfor
..   smetoipullJiim.Aut:, \"    „."."     „ -„      ■„    -
""■  T_i"e"ndi|XSnce* he;" fell through, the iholp
- wa8>|ort*y-^wo feet ^peVpendicularly, but
' the-waiy J got hiru^otit "was not-so 'steep.
Hei being a; Heavy man, I had to use" good"
judgment.   *Wheji l>gpt hitn on %he top/ L
discovered  that  his   left  kneecap   was
the left arm was also'broken, at the elbow,
and at the wrist, near, the hand,j-atrd he
had a cut on thebaek ori th_ head," three
aud a h^lfdnehesybhg. \z H_ complained of
his left aide being'hurt' inwardly; •bub not
„ At 12 o'clock, the 27th of July, this
accid.nthappeDecl.. Frqiii!_2 o'clock noon,
till 0 o'clock" in ^heeveningi he had to sit
x>n the snow till I cut steps to "ta.ke him
dewu to a place -where, hej cquld get rest.
I cut 942 ist.ps in the snow. TheuJIitoPka
rope around his body, and slidhiru down,
and had to be careful that I did riot slip
myself. If I did there w<}nld hot be aijy
qhe to tell tha'tale. But God was! oh our.
side, for which we are thankful.
. On,the same night, it was pretty hard
on poor Parker,"and I dressed his wounds
to the best advantage available. „ He had
to He in his wet clothes on the cold ground
without blankets. 1 had to cover him
over with what I could find, grass and
ferns, toimake him a comfortable bed,
with no wood to make a fire. We had a
•hard time of it.
On the following* morning I made preparations to take hi;m to a better camping
ground,*t"wo and afekalf miles down the
side of the mountains, which was very
painful to. poor Parker. I hads- to put a
rope around his feet, and drag-'him, feet
foremost, dqw the side of the hill, and/at
the same time, to be careful to keep him
on the right side. But, when I got hiru to
the bottom, there was not much difference
to look at him, for both sides were black
aud blue, the result of dragging him
rocks and brush. 1 must say he was the
grittiest mau I ever saw, never flinching
the least. I would ask him if I was hurting 'him, aud he would say, "Oh, not
When we got to the bottom of the
mountain we were better satisfied, getting a good camping-ground, beside a
creek,, with lots of wood, where I made
him a bed of moss and ferns, and tried to
comfort his wounds, and got balsam from
the trees to apply to his wounds, for fear
of blood poisoning or proud flesh.
On the next morning I left him alone
by himself for seven hours while I went
down the canyon for blankets and' grub,
where we had. them cached under a big
Liquors a"d Cigars
Assessment Act and Provincial ({even,ue Tax Act
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the statutes,
that provincial revenue tax and all taxes levied under
theAssessnient Act, are now due for the year 1899. All
tlie above-named taxes , collectable \vitliinblthe. West
Kootenay district,-Nelson division, are payable at my
office, Kaslo.- -   =  .'     -=. ,-. ",,";'-'-
Assessment taxes are ^collectable at-the followiifg
rates, viz.: .. ,    , .1".
.   If paid on or before June. 30th, 1899.      ;   -
Threc-fifths'of ono per cent on real'prbpcrty.
-■Twoand one-half por.~ceia-on~as.ses.sed-value of wild
land. s
One-half of one per cent on personal .property.
- bnso niuch on the income of .any person as exceeds
one thousand dollars; the following rates, namely: upon
such excess of income when the'sanicis-not mqre=than
ten thousand dollars, ono per cent; when such excess is
over ten thousand dollars and- not more than", twenty
• aiid bri-ihalf of^oncpei:c.ciit:"« f'$n ' «J= ':" • .= • -."..' - „
. -  """   t   Jf-pai.^on" br5 af{er» ist^ulfe 1899; "■     - -
ji   Fburrflfths'of tone'per cpht on r.eal^pro^ertyL  "
, »!Thrco?per cent oii.thoassesiediValue.ot >viid'4and. -
.. Threo(fpurths of'pne'per;c"enrt bn'perso'nat property.
V " Oil so^niuch. oiithe" iijc"ome"of 'anyfpersojaas, exceeds'one '
} thoiisanavdd]lar_,\thoS|oUowi^ upon such
excess,when; thc^anie: is- not liibrc tlian'teiisthousanc!
dollars, ".oiie; Siidi; bmvquafteriof" one", -per.\c^iit|j«Vhdn
sucli oxedssas*o.v"or" "ten%,£libusarid. dollai,s°4n°deiibt"_nqre
than tWbiitj" thpusahdj" dollars," one aiid one half of oiie
per cent; wjien suchjqxcess is over twentyi thousand dbl.-"
lars, one and three-quarters/of oiiqtper cent. ° .
Provincial revpiiue tax, §3 per capita.
JOHN;.KEEN, Assessor and Collector.
Kaslo, B. C, 23fd January, .1899.
One of the best and most pop-
ular hotels in Nelson.
Heated with Hot Air and
Lighted by Electricity
Large comfortable bedrooms  and   first-class  dining
room.   Sample rooms for commercial men. .
.- _E.___T__3S, ®_2.  _?:___""-   XD___"_T
Mrs. E.C;  CLARKE, Prop.
r.-, -  Late of-the Royal Tlotd, Calgary, _   -_
lay of Fob-
Under and by virtue of the boSvora of sale contained iii,
a certain mortgage; which will be prbduced at the time
^nary, A.,f0899, at thb hSui-of 2 o'clock'in the
tho following property,,. v.i>.:
That cortam itorcbl or tract of land aiid promises situate, lying and being in the town of Slocan City, and being described as lot number three (3)iti/ block twbiity-
four (24) as shdwn on a map or pln.ii of sub-division of
lot 'X group, 1, West Kbotenaydistrict, dopo'sitod in tko
land registry olllce at Violpria.as plan 4!Hi'as anibiuleds
On-.tjlio property is erected a ,two;.story frame building.
.'eriVi. of tiaio: Ton per dent (10%) of tho^purubhaHO
money to bo paid to the vendors Or their agents at the
time pfsalo.and the lialanco, without intorosL. to bo paid
within, thirty (30) days thereafter.
Further tei-niH aiid conditions pf salq will be made
known on da}'of sale or on application to Macdoiiell,
McMitalcr & Qebry, 51 Voilitb street, Toronto, solicitors
for the vendors, or to
Auctioneers, Nelson, B. C,
Notice   or" Application   for  Certiflcate   of
HKHLIN Ii 3251,0. 1, 'KUKKKA 1,3255 G. 1. O. V. O. KKACTION
I. 3254 O. 1, IHHTANNIA L32g3 G. lt OKAND L. 1840 G. 1, MAC
Take notice that I, John Hii-sch, as agent for the Hall
Mines Company, Limited, free miners certificate No<.
2551a, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply
to the mining recorder for a certiflcate of improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above
claims. And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such
certificate of improvements.    ' i •   " JOHN HIRSCH.
Dated this 26th day of November, 1898. [Jan 25]
Notice   of  Applieation   for  Certificate  of
'     NELSON.
Take notice that I. Arthur S. Farwell. acting as agent
for George A. Kirk, free miner's certificate No. 88385, and
John A. Turner, free miner's certificate No. 1964a, Intend,
sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining
recorder for certificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants of tho above claims. And
further take notice that action, under section 37, must
be commenced before the issuance of such certiflcate of
improvements. ,       A. S. FARWELL.   .
Dated this 20th day of December, 1898. [Deo. 24J
Stein way and Nordheimer lead
the world. Art & Music Co.,
agents, Baker street, Nelson.
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
S^y-<*"af-»g-^'£•'&■ _£;i:S_; Zj.'Sj.'Sj. ^&£;^; St: Si; _£;£;& _CL:S_;&£_:S_;2_;£;£_; ^•<^-^' ___:&__1; ___:___:___: "■*•__!; SEL; **'-_r-^'-__4>^
The1 finest.hotel, iir the interior.       #%" "i
iaifee §aiiiple rooms'.. Stoain lieat'.arid electee light.;
and  Short  Route to and
Kootenay Country.
First-class and Tourist Sleepers OperaLcd from
Tickets issued through and baggage
checked to destination.
....10:30 p.m.
The^ only restaurant  in  thecity
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
The only hotel in NolsOn that has remained under ono
management since 1800:    ,,'.,.        ,   ,. . .   , »„
The bed-rooms are  well furnished  and   lighted by
electricitj'. ,       , , , .....
Thediiiing-rooin is not Second to anv in Kootenay.
The bar is always stocked by the best domestic
imported liquors and cigars. 	
1 THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.
The Victoria Hotel
Renovated and d'ocoralcd throughout. Fr.st-class sample
rooms., Free bus moots all trains. 'Ihe Revelstoke
Street Car Company run hourly street car service
between Victor ii hotel and station.
J. V. PERKS, Proprietor.
Kootenay Railway & Navigation Go.
Daily except Sunday.      Pacific standard time
   Kaslo   8:30 p.m.
... Ainsworlh 7:10    .,
...   Pilot Bay   6:30    .,
..... Halfour .0:00    ,i
Five-mile Point 5:10 .. u
Arrive 10:30    n .   Nelson  ..1:30    m
Connects with N. & Ft. S. Ry. train for Spokane, leaving Five-mile Point at 10:05a.m.       ' „„._,"'.
Steamers leave Kaslo city wharf at foot of 1 hird street
oteaui-is    _               .ROBERT IRVING, Manager.
G:30 a.m.
7:30    ii
8:00    ii   ,
.8:15    it',
0:45    ii
Application for Liquor License.
Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the
date of this notico, apply to the government agent at
Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at my hotel,
known as the Florence Hotel, sitiiate three miles east of
Nelson on tho outlet of Kootenay lake, in West Koote-
nay district, British Columbia. w_-,AM U0BERTS.
Dated February 3rd, 1899.    ..
Rossland, Trail and Robson,.
(1:10 p. m	
Main tin.? and Intermediate Points via Slocan Lake.
Leave.         , DAILY Arrive.
0:30 a. iii;...... ... NELSON ................. .8:30 "p. in.
Kootenay Lake-Kaslo R.oute--Steam.er Kokanee.
Leave. Daily, Except Sunday Arrive^
°t:O0Wmr.T: TTrrTrrr:.. -NELSON :.,..., ■ .ll:00-annr
r^ooterjay ijiver Route-Steamer Moyie.
Mon., Wed., Fri.                                   Tues., Thui-s., Sat.
S:00 a. in. Leave. .„ NELSON  .Arrive (1:50 p. in.
Makes connection at Pilot^^iJay with steamer Kokanee
in botli directions.
Sleamcrs on their respective routes call at principal
landings in both directions, aiid at other points whfln
Ascertain Rates and full inforniation by addressing
nearest local agent or
C. E. BE/\SLEY, City Tick.et Agent,
"Ri W. DREW, Agent.
W. F. Ani/kusox, Trjtveling Passenger Agent, Nelsoifi
E. J. C'ovi.K, Dis't Passenger Agent, Vancouver.
James McPhee I ELicTRicfAN
Will contract to supply and install any l^ind of electrical machinery
Will wire buildings for electric lighting, elect He bells,
electric burglar alarms, electric annunciators.
Will contract to install fire alarm systems in towns and
cities.   Full stock ot-wire and fixtures on hand.
Nelson, B. C.
Spokane Falls & Northern,
Nelson & Fort Sheppard,
Bed Mountain Railways.
I\\e only all rail route without change of cars
between Nelson an.il Rossland, an.d
Spokarje aqd Rossland.
Leave Arrive
ii:20a.in NELSON 5:35 p.m.
12.05a.m .ROSSLAND .,..12:20p.m.
S::«l a. m SPOKANE  .3:10 p. m.
The train that leaves Nelson at G:20 a. m., makes close
connections at bpokane with trains for all Pacific Coast
Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek con
nect at Marcus with stage daily. -
C. G. DIXON, G. P. & T. A.
S^asio & Slocan Railway
m.          Kaslo Arrive 3.55 p. in.
»              South Fork "      3.20 »
"              Sproulo's "      2.25 "
Whitewater    .       "     2.10 »
»             Bear Lake "      2 00. "
"             McGuigan ."      1 15. "
».            Bailey's >'   . 1.31 "
'•              Cody .Junction ".    123 ".
11             Sandon Leave  1.15 "
11.00 a. m..,        Sandon Arrive 11.10 a. m
11.15    "             Cody Lcavo 11.25 ".
G. F. COPELAND, Superintendent. ..
WRJTE FOR, PR.ICES.    Office and Storeroom:   Josephine Street, fJelson.
All communications relating to British  Columbia  business to be addressed to° P. O: 'Draper
605, Nelson, British Columbia
S. S FOWLER, E.M., Mining Engineer
ber of
the Crow's
any  description
of Kootenay.
Nest Railway is prepared to  deliver lum-
in  any quantity at  any  place  within the
8.00 a
ii .
A rri vo
To arid from European points via Canadian and Anieri-
         illii     "
can lines.   Apply for sailing dates, rates, tickets, and
full information to any Canadian Pacific railway agentor
C. P-. R. City Agent, Nelson.
. WILLIAM 8TITT. Ctonon-, 8. 8. Agent. Winnipeg.
Tenders Solicited
Office and Mills Corner Hall and Front Streets, Nelson
Lumber   Lumber   Lumber
Kootenay Lake Sawmill, G. O. Buchanan, Prop.
class   lumber  at   right   prices
r. Doors, Turned Work, etc.,
Yard:  Foot Hendryx Street.
line   of
Also   a  full
constantly on
JOHN RAE, Agent. THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   TUESDAY, FEBRUAKY U, 1899.  NELSON'S REPLY TO VICTORIA  Hume Returned by Two Hundred Majority. [  The polling at Nelson passed  off wifchr  out  incident   worthy  of   special    note.  Both sides  worke I hard.   Tiie  following  is the result of the  poll as  far as heard  from:  llimic  Nelson 371  Toad Mountain    Hall Siding  00  ymir   Salmo   Krie     AVancta   Proctor's Landing   10  (Ml  00  1  :i  ICuskanook    00  Creston  Hi  Ilykeris   00  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Farwell  ���ISo  1  00  ���n  oo  on  s  J. Roderick Robertson, resident manager of the London & British Columbia  Goldfields, will leave for London next  week on business connected wrth his company.  The location of the following mineral  claims were recorded today at the Nelson  office: Barrett, situate near mouth of  Barret creek���Edmund Chape; Dellalr, on  north side of and at mouth of Barret  creek ��� G. B. Matthew; Heather Dew  Fraction, on summit between Wild Horse  and Clear creeks���J. M. Gill.  Little A. J. was found today in time to  cast his vote for Farwell.  L. M. Farrell of McGuigan and Miss  Mary Tracy Brown of Arthur, Ontario,  were married at Kasloon Sunday last. Mr.  and Mrs. Farrell are iu Nelson at the  Plume enjoying their honeymoon.  W. D. Van Ness and Decatur Downing  of Clinton, Indiana, are iu Nelson. Mr.  Van Ness is a brother of the late Charles  Van Ness, and is here to look after the  property interests of the deceased. Mr.  Downing is president of the Citizens'  Bank of Clinton. They were through the  Boundary Creek country before coming  to Nelson.  The annual church parade of Nelson  Lodge, No. 25, Knights of Pythias, will  take place on Sunday afternoon, February  19th, at 2.30 o'clock, to the Presbyterian  church.  The Nelson opera house was opened last  night by the All Star Specialty Company.  Although in an incompleted state, the  auditorium was fairly comfortable, and  there were about three hundred people  present.  James McCreath, formerly manager* of  the Nelson Hardware Company, returned  from .Greenwood ..last night. Mr. McCreath  is opening a wholesale liquor and bottling  business in-Greenwood and reports business in every line good in  the principal  Boundary district towns. A large amount  _   of development vvqrk.is being done in,the:  . mines in the. vicinity of Greenwood, and  the mine owners are anxiously awaiting  the arrival of the railway, to commence'  . shipping ore. .  ; E.   I_.vPhair\ and Lee Cooriibs   went1 to  =   the   theatre  last night, and are loud in  their, complaints.     They  say   that   the  . ladies of Nelson who .attend the theatre  ihave  not   got   sense enough to take off,  =their hats in company.  :,.'' The Trujune is indebted to the Black-  woodBottling Works for three bottles of  that which; cheers" ,-\vJt,hbtt.."*aihebfia!_ii_cfin.  -    . -t    -  r^r~.���:���^���- -^ .- ���        .a:.��  - Fancy Dress C^riiiyMl:a.���'th.eMltik. �� "���  A fancy dress'carnival^will'beheld tomorrow evening in the "Crylta-l"riftk^:"under the auspices 6f the. Ladies' Hpspittil;  Aid Society,, tlie pftfcfeedg", to be ..devoted  to the Kooteuay ;L%s,e*.(xnen,e.rAl^p���Spita.li.'n;  Prizes will be if warded a.f; toljbtys":,-. Best  lady's costume���tec prize, cheffonier  clock, value $7, 2nd pjcize) 8 pbtrnd box .of"  of candies be^t gentleman's costume"���1st  prize, silk umbrella, value $7, 2nd prize,  scarf pin; best gentJeman's comic costume  ���100 Royal Seal cigars; best lady's comic  qpsttfme^-silk umbrella; best girl's1 cos-  =tn rae=(n��� d e F=l-_=y- ea rs)���-pai r=of=sl i ppers7  value $4; best boy's costume (under 14  years)-���jackniIV; best original lady's costume��� rilbum; best Original gentleman's  costume���pair of slippers; one half mile  race for boys under 16 years of age���pair  nickle plated skate-s half mile race for  gh'ls^pair nickle plated skates.  Refreshments will be served during the  evening by the ladle, and a large turn out  ���i.S expected, as t.h_ ice is in good condition  for skafcing.  Died Suddenly.  AVilliam Berkleman, a maelrinist and  engineer, died very suddenly this morning at the Silver JviTig hotel. The de^  ceased was etnployed for several months  at the Athahasfa mine in the capacity of  engineer at the hoist. About two weeks  ago lie came to Ni'b-'on and has since corn-  {>la'ined'of not feeling well. This morning  le went up to his room in the hot el about  (5 o'clock and lay down. About 7:30 o'clock  James George, an employee in the hotel,  went to BnrkIonian's room and found him  lying on the bed in an tine mscious condition. Dr. Arthur- was called in but his  services were not required as Berkleman  had been dead for several  minutes.   The  HELP   WANTED.  ���Jecpased was 17j ears of age, and was a  Tnpmbpr o" (he Independent Order otOdd-  felli>ws. H<* came to Nelson in 1803 and  was first employed as engineer on the  steadier Idaho.: The bankbook of the  deceased showed that he had $300 to Ins  credit in the Bank of Montreal. The  funeral will probably take place tomorrow.  The cause of death is not know but it vvas  probably heart disease. The deceased was  from Duluth, Minnesota, where he has  relatives in business.  After the Excitement...  Of the holiday season and the elections  Keep warm  ���������  md  preserve  by  health.  wearing-  Chamois Vests and  Chest and Lung Protectors  L_,arg:e stock: just  received  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  THE  ���\ing Hat  ASK   TO   SEE  THEM  Is something* new, stylish,  and strictly up to date.  Every Hat is guaranteed.  Our weather" here is uncertain arrd  you should always be ready for cold  snaps. We have a full line of coal  stoves ancl heaters on hand and invite an inspection of our stock.  Vancouver  Hardware  Company, Ltd.  MARA & UARNAIU)'BLOCK,  BAKER ST., NKLSON  Nos. 18 and 20 Baker Street,  Nelson,  B. C.  J. A- Gilker,  The Nelsoi] Hardware Co.  Having purchased the stock and business  of the above'company, we-are selling off the  goods on hand at the lowest prices to make  room for our complete '.'spring stock of Shelf  and Household Hardware, Wood and Coal  Cook Stoves below cost.  The firm name will remain unchanged.  ������- Gko. S. Beer.  E. G. 'Smyth.  .Nelson, February 9th, 1S99.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  Wholesale Markets at ^elson, Rossland, Sandon and.Greenwood.  ���_ n-- --dM-M_I_M-BI-HIH-HM--M_MI_B_HB  '..'���  .. ",������.:.. ...'.  ���.;B_^(lf)SfORES '���aS;���'"."���' ���' "  '_ ���.''���* -  soi%   Trail,  Ymir; Kaslo,' '^o-w I5tenver,  Saodon," Silvefton^ Cascade  ��ity,  Grand Forks, ���Mid^vay^ .Greenwood and Sirdar.,  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, f.G.  - T take this opportunity of thanking niy  numerous friends for their" past patronage.  All outstanding accounts must be paid to  Mr. Robert Wilson at the office of the  Nelson Hardware Co. .within ton days.,. -"-?  "- 'i -'"��� u';William~-W. Howie..-',  ��� - Nelson, February' sftl'i,  1S99.   ;"-'-'        !_  Charles A. Waterraan & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS/  AUCTIONEERS  JEAL ESTATE and GENEBAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson   ...   '  ���    FIRST boQfc/WES'P BANJC-B.C. BUILDING."    b  lfeilSltf:j||Sls;  :s_i___ij;- . ���  WesT Kootenay Bu  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL~  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  BaRer Street, Kelson   E. C. TRAVES, Manager  OltHKllS ��Y MAIL ItKcjaVtf GAllWVh AND PftOMJ'T ATTENTION.  BOY wanted to learn the printing tnido.  Must be over  IG years of age.   Call at The Tribune olllce, Vernon  Ores  COPPER ORE, DRY ORE, LEAD ORE  Purchased and  -payment  samples can   be   assayed,  of samples.  made as soon after  Quotations   Sfiven  receipt of ore as  upon the receipt  ? Djiii-y Rancji, on KoOtemiy jaake near  NTeisoii . .' ; , ,..,.'...,. . ., ��5000  House and lot on Silica street. ; . . 1100  House and two lots On Vernon street 1000  House and lot on Victoria street . . . 2100  ^HtT-_(f=_^-=lot^ori'^tr--iOT  House and lot on Victoria street . . . 1900  House and two lots on Gar-bonate "St.   1800  ALEX   STEWART,    Mining   Broker.  Oflicc:   Turner & BbecKh block. Baker and  Wn.nl streets Nelson.  Nelson Real Estate  Business and  Residential Lots  FOR SAJ/E in the original townsite on ca-sy  ter'ins. Also lots for- sale in Grand Forks  and Cascade City.  Apply  FRANK  FLETCHER,   P.L.S.,  Land Agent,  Corner Baker and Ivootenay Streets,      Nelson, B.C.  C. D. J. CHRISTIE  GENERAL BROKER  NELSON, B.C.  KASLO, B. C.  Sandon, b. c.  M  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  OARS  Canton Drill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  G-iant, Gaps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron, Steel,  Sheet  Iron, T-Rails  Paints, Oils, G-lass^  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and .CityUiVharf\  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE Co.  Will   be  found  in  their  new premises  on  with  a complete  stock  of  Baker Street  Shelf and  Heavy  HARDWARE  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You will  find it to your "adyanla  before  placing your order1  e" to consult -us  ���s : .   - - '  Tin,smithingpr aqd Plurrjbirig- a Specialty  Estimates Cheerfully Furnished    *  ��r  m  Simcoe's Lynn Valley^ Canned  zen   ujnmi*} Ganmng::00��ei^  ever seen in ITelipiL.   fry ffiein.  Mail Orders  Promptly Attended to  Baker Street, .JSTelsOIl,   B.C.  FIRST A REPUTATION  and if a g6od one it is slire to be followed  street.  SCHOOL TKACHKR AVANTKD���Apply to Secretary  Board of Tnistnos, Moyie, U C.  R. REISTERER & CO.  UREWKUS AND BOTTLERS- OF  Fine Lager Beer  Ale and Porter  "S&SgiXFw*.     Breweiy at Nelson.  THE HALL MINES, Limited, Nelson.  TO   X___3T  ���1-Rroom Cottage.  ���J-Room House  ..  ��� S20  Have;  Tt is needless tbei-efore to say that our success is due largely to the reputation1 we  built up. Not only among our city customers who have tlieir" eyes continually upon  us, but among'our many friends at a distance who trust us with' :their orders by marl  and feel just as well satisfied as -if they were ou the premises,-;personally THAT IS A  REFUTATION GAINED. FRESH   LAID  EGGS; ALWAYS  ON   HAND  15 PEOPLE  ALL STAR ENGLISH SPECIALTY CO.  .The greatest-aggregation of Star Specialty Artists.  _?*0_=.   ���3__-_J__3  House and lot, Victoria street ?1100  House and lot, Silica street.  1300  House -end lot, Silica street  2800  House aud lot, Minos road  750  Corner lot, Vernon street..  2700  Two lots, Silica street.. -  800  MONEY   TO   LOAN.  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. O.  M. DesBrisay & Co.  One solid week commencing on  MONDAY, FEBBUABY l_t_  Office in the Aberdeen Block, Nelson  Dissolution of Partnership.  Notice is hereby given that tho partnership heretofore  subsisting between us, the iindersitfiied, as hotelkcepers,  at the Grove Hotel, Nelson City, Rritish Columbia, has  this day been dissolved by mutual consent. The business  will bo carried on by Alfred Manson, rthd all debts ow*  to. the said partnership aro to be paid to him; and  J. A. Irving' & Co.  GROCERS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS  will bo carried on by Alfred Manson, ftiid all debts owinp  ' in aro to be paid to him; and all  claims agftiiist thu said partnership are to be prc.-ented  to tho said Alfred Manson, by whom the same will, be  settled.  Dated at Nelson, British Columbia, this 7ih day of Feb-  Film _H AUMON,  ruary, 1899,  Witness;  YW A. Qallihkii,  ALFUEU MANSON.  Family orders a specialty' and free, daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended lo  Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows' P.lock  NELSON, BO.  Have jtist received a consignment of Harris home  made.tweeds from Talbot Harr:s, Scotland..  I  SPECIAL ATTENTION, mmi mm Mer st Wm  Tho supply is limited, so coll early and examine this stock.   .


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