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 KOOTENAY  Has Mines that are Paying Dividends and Hiifi-  dreds of Properties that can be Made  Dividend Paying Mines.  c   DAILY   EDITION:  FIRST YEAR-NO. 30.  A  v.  <f<  '<}���  ��.  NELSON, BRITISH  COLUMBIA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17,'1899.  KOOTENAY  Has   a   Mineral   Output, of Upwards   of  One  Million    Dollars    Every    Month  In   The Year  WEEKLY   EDITION:  SEVENTH   YEAR-NO   11  X  TELEGRAPHIC NEWS BY WIRE  Of Interest to Fish Dealers  Victnrin. Feb. 17.���Seattle and Fair-  haven advices state that a deal, whereby  t he Pacific-American Packing Company of  Chicago, capitalized for $5,000,000, with  Cudahy, the great pork packer, as a leading financial backer, is to practically acquire all the fish traps of the lower Puget  Sound. The second payment was made  today on the deal.  Booming Vancouver.  Vancouver, Feb. 17.���The News-Advertiser states that by order-iu-coun.il just  passed at Ottawa. Dead-turn's island, in  this harbor, has been leased to a strong  Chicago lumber syndicate. An extensive  lumber mill will be erected. The syndicate's expert, Theodore Ludgale, well  known in Ontario, is now. permanently  located in tlris city. It is stated that the  mill will employ 800 men when iu full running order.  The Bank of Hamilton has opened a  branch in this city in the Home block on  Cambie street, with William Farrell as  manager. ;  Miners' and Smelters' Quotation Weaker.  New York, Feb. 17.���Bar silver advanced one eighth of a cent yesterday,  both here and in San Francisco, being  quoted at 59|c. , Lead was quoted at  $4.50. The firm that fixes the selling  price for miners arid smelters quoted lead  at $4.20 af the close, a drop of 20 cents  from the quotation of the previous day.  Poor'France!  Rome, Feb. 17.���When cardinal Rarn-  pollo, the Papal secretary of state, communicated the death of president Fame  of France to the Pope, the pontiff, who  was deeply impressed, said: "Poor  France suffers one misfortune after another; what terrible consequences may  follow."  warehouse nnd storeroom -10x40 feet, with  plate-gla>-s front. Th. plans aro being  prepared by A. ]_. Ilodgin-.  Born to the wife of T. E. Linton of Slocan City,a ��nn.  The sawmill across the lake from New  Denver is to be put in thorough repair  and operated by Henry Stege, A. McKay,  and major Furlong.  The funeral of Frank Brendt, a miner  from the Silver King, who died yesterday  at the Crickmay hospital, of pneumonia,  will take place tomorrow afternoon, at  2.30 o'clock. The deceased was a member  of the Masonic and Oddfellows' orders,  and the members of the local lodges of  these societies are requested (o meet at  their respective halls at 2 o'clock, to attend the funeral, whichwill be from Masonic hall.  Bruce White of Nelson has bonded a  promising prospect in East Kootenay for  $20,000, so it is reported.  The telegraphic wire that will give The  Trihune the regular associated press reports is reported.this side of Creston, on  the Crow's Nest Pass railway. It should  be at Kootenay Landing next week, and  then  ['  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Company of this city has commenced work for  the season on the company's lime quarry  opposite Kaslo.  Plans are being prepared for a $5000  residence, which John   Elliot will  build  for himself, at the southwest corner of  Cedar and Carbonate streets.   The build  ing will be of frame,  with stone foundation,'and heated throughout with steam,  MRS.   ROOMER'S   LOST   LATCHKEY.  PEARLS   IN   THE   PHILIPPINES.  Among  Said to be Running-Smoothly.  Washington, Feb.  17.���The  Canadian-  American joint high commission was in  session today at the usual time.   Nothing  whatever in^the;proceedings^ giyefertise to  fthe�� beliefs ofc. any n��*disagreernent\:lwhichs  ^would .mypiv^the dis.sol���ution^off jthe p��pj(.  ^k��ft!_?.Wo^optt^  4Va-hingtonViFeb.U7:^Thei  determined to.-ra  "admihistrajj  extend-  jtiocr-has*   ^  ;ithe juriscliction;pf"the^  ��tthe.���whole1p|;;the ^hilippme^group.^VThisj  ^icl]9(:isiotf/hDV*olveus��a*n"tf^a;I;_atia.^aigh*l,%hibHj  will be begun as soon as admiral  Dewey's  .    ?.tf.    n.��_ H?      '       "        R,    o.o     oo    n     onD>nrfo_     o    Do   o   ot   nnooUonuU.oo     \��. oonfrp     ..��.    %o��f  jft'emforcemeuts-arrj v.e.;^.;*',\-gnny V>* _. "v .\��-����  _^rt��w? i* ".*���"��� V@-:"l"���  RAILWAY   AND  STBAMBOAT   NOTBS.  ;��&���  ���.},��The ,regular*: freight:*onVthe�� Nelson  jiFopfi'S_ilBpparH"��^  :lqadi"Of.;Jmerchandise;i"ii;om> local- vyjhole  Vsalers for;dealei&inTtheiBoWdary lOreek  ::_puntr.y��/^^  , ha8}twp;rojf6es;ihto;.Bo ,  ,"v*,���Therej{ig*";^  *,tlph?"aiiv^a^  *" ra ilytfajig';tnen^ay^^  "in"g4:dfext>)nonth. "sTJreJtGariadiaii I'aeific  %atf;"?nb;tfj*:"ci n elf';pri f edas|ejfen freightf, ;a_y  ;wa%frepqrtl��d^  #bl*|reight���?f/oni easterli ��, po'inis is- cphi-  SugTitioyer the $eljrpn"i_. FprrS /��heppai5d.  The tug Sandon was*put.in co"tn"mi?sibn  .yestet-day on;i$locaft-|ake.   Sfhe made the  =tt-i|lftfrom^Rj^��bT^ and  toivedthe trajnsfei* barge back to Rosebery, The Ca>iadian l'acific steamboat  peppje are satisfied with her performance.  The largest consignment (15 carloads) of  steel landed in Nelson arrived yesterday.  It is for the Rbbsoh-Pebtictpn road and  came in over the Crow's Nest Pass road.  Something over 50 Italians arfivecj in  Nelson last nighj; from Brooklyn. They  are on ��� their way to work on the Nelson  ifc-Bedlington road, arid will go up on the  next trip of the Moyie.  The trig Ymir and the second  transfer barge will be launched next  week. The Ymir will be something like  the tug Hercules, but will be the most  powerful tug on the inland waters of  British Columbia.  The dovyn train on the Kaslo & Slocan  railway, due at Kaslo on Wednesday  afternoon, did hot arrive there until 7  o'clock last night. . The rotary and two  engines were plugging away at the  Lucky Jim slide all riight, and did not  get through it until- noon yesterday. The  train pulled out for Sandon again an hour  or two after its arrival, taking up the delayed passengers.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Nelson has now what she never had before���an efficient pjjundkeeper and dog-  tax collector.   Give the devil his due.  The first issue of the Kootenay Mining  Standard from its new home in Rossland  has reached Nelson. In it notice is given  all who desire to borrow money that they  can secure the same upon applying to D.  R. Young.  As soon as the plans can be prepared,  the Parsons Produce Company will commence work on their projected buildings  at Nelson. The buildings, which will cost  between $5000 and $0000, will be completely fire-proof and built of stone. The  main building will be 40x00 feet, And the  Where She Thought .She Had Lost It and  Where It Was Found Two WeekB Later.  aTwo weeks ago Mrs. Roomer was in a  state of indignation because the landlord  in whose house she occupied the front  room up two flights had refused to make  her a present of a new latchkey.  "I lost  it on  those dark stairs," Mrs.  Roomer insisted:    "1 know very well!  scouldu t>shayejlo.stat outside,��becauses.hoTC  'could I have opened=thesdoor?* s_*%: v-����5 >  ':expbstuiatje>t-*"��:",*i";5">" *f-c~>i^si _������ isf >; "ivs  ��old*haIl aua.ypuiylandihgssprgper^  jMrs};R66mer^  ���'get in edgewjiys.f.="���:*"."5^1-^-f ^^.y/-^ws^-.'.  SIf>VI��n&Yr?x&eiiBh$ afovpe*��it;l'd^g6^''au*db  ��i^,:^  .drop. it<^u"th^str.ee*Mvm^  "peffdl-ij;���;_6;m^vvh'er^  -uflat s^airpirtKnqiw.^.. D 3 ^B^ .s . $.n .\.^nm ^" s ..  - ^or.peaceisake^fe:lSndl8rd_ took a (box*  ,"���d f ;|afet$Jm&tch"esiKhdy^ve0^dwh.M..fhe:  gi'buhia:floor.;;" Then^begihmng; with:the"  lowlestlitepon the firs.fflijght,.he,expIored��  elre;ry.step;^  lighted" match"?" Ohe^match?'was��devoted1"  to^^ each.stbp:���n^nnd::yet>MerjS���;"Hyl.46^ifen''.'  bijEthat-lhissing latchkey^V"-       "���"�� -  ;  Inxconsequence��Pir!Athi-pfairure "tb-Biid"'  her key,���and becaiise^hje'ref used & provide  her with>* h&w key*grati��r Mrsi*"Rbohrer  had cherished;. reseptrhent"���tf'agaihst��-her  landlbrd Ipv ."t^yo-weelcs.. One "day last  week, haying"be$u ou;t.,o"_. "sbme business,  she; rang the door bell and, secretly enjoyed t^t|pjible|he ^a^"gjvin'gJierJand_=  ilqrdrfor she knew that he would coiue  and open the street door.  "Oh, Mr. Smith," she said; "I ought to  have pajd ray rent this morning. Wait a  minute. Where did I put it/? YeS,, here  it is, in my glove."  She took sortie bills from the palm of her  left glove, and something tinkling dropped oh: the stone-flagged floor.  "Isn't this your key?" said the landlord,  stooping to pick it tip.  "Oh, my! So it i>!" There! Mrs Rooru-  er ejaculated in delight.  "You didn't drop it on the stairs aTt.er  all," said hel" landlord with a suspicion of  triiunph in his smile.  "No; it.was inside niy glove! Now yon  see, Mr. Smith, I was right after all. I  told you I didn't drop it on the street. I  just knew I hadn't dropped it on the  street!"  ^_  Victims of Pneumonia.  At the Nelson undertaking parlors today were the bodies of three men, who up  till the period of their last illness were  employed at the Silver Kin�� as miners.  Their names were Frank Berendt, John  Whitehead and John McFarland. They  were victims of pneumonia. The first  named was a member of the Masonic order  and of the Oddfellows. He was employed  at the Silver King mine for the past three  or four years, and will have a Masonic  funeral tomorrow.  Fisheries of Some Value Not Worked  the Islands of the Sulu Oroup.  In the picturesquely miscellaneous collection of Sultans, active volcanoes, rajahs,  Dyak pirates, and so forth, hindud over  to the United States in the Pacific as one  result, of the Spanish war, are the important pearl fisheries attached to the  Sulu Islands���pearl fisheries that, since  the decline of those of Ceylon and the  Parsian Gulf, divide with the north coast  of Australia the reputation of being the  most valuable iu the world.  The Sulu pearl grounds have for some  timebeen controlled by men or companies  with large capital, of which the chief is a  great Loudon jewelry firm. These capitalists equip and send out fleets of from 20  to 30 moderate-sized schooners upon  annual cruises, and employ in the pursuit,  besides European officers and supercargoes, many hundreds, if not thousands,  of native divers.  It may be information to many that the  chief revenue of the pearl fishing industry is derived not from the pearls���a very  uncertain contingency ��� but from the  pearl shells, or mother-of-pearl, which  brings in the market $100 a ton and upward. As an illustration of this, while  the West Australian pearl fisheries netted  in one j^ear $400,000 from the shells the  returns from the find of pearls was valued  at a little more than $150,000, or about  one-third. In this respect, while , the  pearls found in. the Sulus are of the finest  quality, the mother-of-pearl is sometimes  characterized by a yellowish tint, vvhich  renders it less valuable commercially than  that obtained on the adjacent Australian  banks.  The actual diving operations are carried  chiefly   by   the natives,  though of  late  .years Europeans, with diving apparatus,  have in some instances been employed.  Theformer method is simplicity itself.  The diver being denuded of his clothes  and provided with a knife anda small net  bag in  which to gather the shells,  and  having a forty-pound stone attached to  hisifeet, draws a deep breath, and is let.  rapidly down by a rope into the transpar-:;  ent^water .i^Theadepfl^  !d iyingiJis ^general 1 y^:c^Vr^^^  thirtyv .to-if b^JBy^fee^"'-th%x^h^de��pf.h,s��;h^K  ejgh-5rienefr��hay^  tUvwhstanfc^s".^^  ^diver^quiekly. pV6ceea3Mf6^teiit%"._ien?.liellsi"  from_tlie-rgcks;in^his_ neighpqrh^d^  ^hil%:^l|ihg-thisSbJag*rejma^  :fqr^rp'eribd "(1f^^  il'iWhile-Vth'us^enga^^^  sometimesjSubjecti. tqs tho #*attacks,s=or;i�����  is.h��ai5k*-:ib,u^l-5i��y��find*afa0dia^lierieh4nJ3.  lu.th- exhausting^naturesotltheir - \Vork^  c*aiTied��pn,��betieathf{the^Wter^s^  tropics; Theiriiyes'arefgenerallyAoLshort!  [duration atterifonce.auoptmg,the' protest  ��ion  WILD   HORSES   DYING    OUT.  Not Dead.  Reliable parties resident in Edmonton,  N. W.T., state that the reported death of  Eli Carpenter, the discoverer of the Slocan, is not true. Eli is expected to turn  up in the spring with either news of another big strike or with a large bundle of  the finest furs.  A Generous Ex-Alderman.  An ex-alderman of Kaslo has presented  the mayor of that city with a handsome  oak chair upholstered in leather. He has  also presented a similar chair for the use  of the chief of the fire brigade. Both  have been accepted with thanks.  T^b.en"._t'i��yess^  ���capacity4Jf4rorn twenty :to^chirfeythojis;  randsbells^it^ls^putinto.tthe. ;shpr���e,;.wlierje  fiheH.argqfisllanded^ on J5he���  *beach" fats'the%un�� t'o'.as^iet in" jcausiu^* the  d!_coWpos.ilij3Jiv^p|'*,t,M'e:.filh^ *so. Ithat"th"e:;  p5e^i:Is.:m_i^"ibey^Jie."i'_aos,rfe( ;ea;sily��� obtained.j  ;Durin"gJlh_ cleamri'g.a'nd wa^hirig .processV  sgreap caters exfrcised:in,order;,totdrscQv��et::  stn"e|,!16b��e"pe^  perfecti sphere;s^arelthe rnbs't valriable'ror  stringing or necklace" purposes ; a��ter��  wiiich "the shells are, examined for those ;  that may remain;attacliedj furnishing,thei  many qiiaint shapes tp'be .eenin j;e weilers'  windo.ws. Pearls, of value a���re seldom dis-  doni discovered "in pearls litider four years  =ofrage���thef-age=being=coruputedr=by=the  weight of the ishells���and eight years^ it  would Seem,;> beiijg the extreme limit of  pearl mussel: longevity.  The Pearls fOtirid in tho Solus are remarkable ipr their fine white color and  .oft iridescent slieeir,, and up till the present have found their principal market in  London, but how thatthe archipelago has  become an Outlying territory of the United States one fnay naturally expect that  these gem. will, coine more into fator on  this side of the A&Ian tic than heretofore.  Moving the Courts.  [VictoriagolMiliif..'iVbriijiry Il.lt,)  The gov.rnmeutintends to ask the legislature fpr authority to have Maiularrd  appeals heard in Vancouver. Whether  or not this is the first step towards the  entire removal of the court from Victoria  we do not know, but it is a step that cannot be defended. If it is right to have  appeals heard at Vancouver', it is also  right to have them heard at Nelson. That  the court should shift from place to place  is a novelty in this country. Some years  ago an effort was madein New Brunswick  to provide for the hearing of eertaiu appeal cases at St. John, instead of Freder-  icton, the capital. St. John is about six  times as large as Fredericton, and the  very great majority of the cases coming  before the court originate in St. John or  that neighborhood. Strong political influence was brought to bear to secure the  removal, but nothing came of it, the conclusion being reached thatthe capital was  the proper place for the supreme court to  hold its sessions. It may be mentioned  that the distance between Fredericton and  St. John is about the same as between  Victoria and Vancouver, so that in thin  respect the cases stand ou the same  footing. "   Glove Contest Arranged;  San Francisco, Feb. 17.���Representatives of "Kid" McCoy and "Joe" Choynski  have signed articles for a glove contest,  the fight to take place under the auspices  of the National club of this city. The  men go into training at once.   ,:  Fencing: In Texas Has Decimated the Roaming  Herds of Former TimeB.  (from the Galveston Nowk.J  The wild horses which used to roam the  Texas prairies are about all gone. I asked  au old resident what had become of them,  and he told me that only a very few remained, and that they were in; the large  pastures, and that they were being killed  as often as a shot could be had at them.  I asked him the reason for this destruction, and he said that they were worthless in the first place, and in the second  they stole other horses  which were good  and carried them off with them.   He in-  fomied me also that of all the wild animals a horse or mule which had  formerly  been under the dominion of man was the  wildest when once it became part of a  wild herd.   The stallions of the wild herd  were  always   ambitious   to   keep   their  "bunch" filled, and would steal a mare or  horse or even a mule from the settlements  or cow ranches when the occasion presented itself.   When once a tame horse or  la mule got with a wild herd he became  the wildest aud most cunning of them all.  As the wire fences went up the territory  of the wild horse contracted.:  Finally, all  that remained were in the large pastures.  I was   told   that   before the  pastures  came it was the custom to " walk down "  the wild herds and reduce them to servitude.   One man I met here told  me how  this "walking down" was done.   He said  that the wild herd which one was determined  to capture always had a certain  range. 'This range was known from men  who  scouted  on   the   prairies.   For -instance,-, one   man   may   have   seen   the  "bunch," for that is  what   the   herd is  called, up near some  particular point in  the northwest of the Panhandle.   Another   ranger   may  have   seen  the   same  "bunch" fifty miles southeast ot where  the first man saw it.   Others may have  seen it along the route  between the two  points. -/"    ���  'AThus it would be concluded that the  range was between the two points'men-  tioued. Four or five men would enter the,  expedition to walk down the "bunch." A  mauji^rouldn nbe���statibn"e"d|nev���er"y|20^or 30  Ini i 1 es. a lb rYg".th^  ^'bi^  "d a^t h eiwi I d hor.sesy would" scam per/, off f;  ,tliro,wi.rigJ^  :bi��ee'ze*ojn���a^in  jthede^  at-Su!. ._&��__>_���'bi^th'_r,e'-isk^  .;the*;T^or;ld;than a^trpp.qfe^yild^horses.at^aT  "{diS'tkoce.^f *Theny;> Iqp'kViperfectiqn^iwhen';  fllie y^thrtb,���w3\fp2th��eirl�� heads-�����a*hd5sn"iff It-he*'  ayincl _lnav���th���en,*scanJlpe^^a^a^^$��Ii'"��^navJ8a;  Lseeh^_qno^olv���;t��^;o^|juuc  ."i3an,: whb^tarjtsrtthem "^"o^Mheiit ,".i;5 ps��{b|_v  (lqwuslt_?eni_f!|ofy a; d ay *op %'pbn'y-^-'''-'���'"--~",1:'-"'-'  _.���.���_��� ^takinghis  jbit^&'(i:,_Ii;l^1'kn<Je^i^^  i&'Un-a.botipinigiItfai 1,-^rpreVuxntn^that "the,:  ibunch;"waslstanfedjn���t"he^^  second .man lollows^themvall  nighfc siorl  tLheftJiuri^is^iivade^whea  i)1odn��$bAtmit^  ,a.",nfglit��as- well a"s: "during^ ;the"da;y.^ "On  the*m6rnih^?whe'hi^he; IfhirdFtfian^ta^eV  ihl^iVa^ili-.ih'is^stajljp'ii;^ pr^'Ufalter.^bf'" the:  Bitnch,", fisj behHn*d"|fch^ ":&nd(  k|ckirigft��j_^ lifggkrd^  pr^eyeii- ithe;_ eS_ ftning" qf{ the^e'.orld^dayi,  firids" the,1 bubcli Strung pritr in"a.".straight,  iiueVe'ach fqllbj^iiig, the ^tli'er in: Indian  fire.. They are^getting ver^\ired.  T|rey, are allowed:"no time .0 eat or  drink. ThlB pursper, khbwing:�� .hat they  are" .tii'ihg, forces tlieni", ������ and thus the  chasp "continue, for about five days, when  _tlie^vhole=herd4s^so=tired=;that=it;=i3-easily-  takeu.  But, so said my informant, when the  work is done and every horse taken, the  pursuers ar'e uua_iimous in their verdict  that the gain, was not worth .tfet'e labor  expended, for the horses taken are a  measly set and never good for anything..  "Creasing" means shooting the animal  just below the mane, not low enough to  break the neck, arid yet low enough $0  that a -hock siilTficieht tp bring down the  aiiirual will be inflicted. It requires the  best markmanship to dp this,, and as the  distdii.e at which the shooting must be  done is usually great, very few animals  have been taken in this way.  KASLO   NEWS   NOTBiS.  }Thfr M&nagipgf pqmthittee^dX^f>her free  read ing/i:'opm^ha^^im dtherAdJitsfeehn^ofi,  d isappoin^rneh t y, udihk's;jtakeq'Cppsjj'essibn",  b^f!'ntl_e"rbbthTall^  City hkll. ^T'liei��� ,nftvv./qu"anr;tei;ff. are ..spme-  vyhat cbntlfa^ted, .bn��c:"\the/ladies." hay&J  .sOrrrewhat;jngeuibtlsly made; the, most".pi"  the spaceaCthelr di"S"p*bsal. Tfiii Ti\n{ftxi3  bceupiev' a conspicuous place oh the,  tables. .  The ladies of the IJjnglish^_church_cohr  H. F. McKiiinon of North port; Washington, has conveyed to A. W. McKinnon  qf Bottineau, North Dakota, a one-quarter  interest in the mineral claim International, situate at the head of Kokanee creek,  adjoining the Last Rose of Summer, and  a like interest in each of the claims Morning Glory, on a branch of the south fork of  Kaslo creek, and the Savannah, Valparaiso, Birthday and Paystreak, on the south  fork itself.   The consideration named is  C. F. Caldwell of Kaslo has conveyed  to D. M. Liunard of Rossland, for a nominal consideration, a three-sixteenths interest in the mineral claims International,  North Slope, South Slope and Cariboo, and  a one-quarter interest in the "Fractional  Fraction," N. S. Fraction, Evening Star  and Northern Light. All are situated oh  Woodbury creek about 14 miles from  Kootenay lake. The bill of sale is dated  December 20th, 1808. D. M. Linuard has  conveyed a one-eighth interest in the  same properties to George T. Crane. of  Rossland.  The tug Hercules took a number of  Hume voters to Kuskonook on the morning of election day. And thereby hangs  an amusing tale. D. C; McGregor and  "Lardo Jack" McDonald, prominent Liberal politicians and supporters qf Mr.  Farwell, undertook to head off as many of  these staunch voters as might be possible,  and so hied themselves away by an early  morning boat. They got off at Proctor's  L. nding and a waited the prey, which never  appeared. How they occupied the time  while three independent electors cast their  votes for Hume, and the intervening  hours when they hadn't anything else to  do, is not told. Doubtless tlrey ruminated  upon the frailty of human knowledge and  the reliability of the innocent tip which  they received of the destination of captain Campbell and his good ship. The  victims have had to endure a good deal of  good-natured "jossing."  Foreman Stephenson came down from  the True Blue on Wednesday. He reports  that at the bottom of the winze, which is  being sunk from the inner end of the  tunnel, they have struck some very promising ore, but that it will be a few day's  further work to develop the amount. The  True Blue is being developed by the Hall  Mines, Limited, under a bond.  There was a rumor current also that the  workmen on the Montezuma.on the south  fork of Kaslo, had struck a quantity of  valuable ore, but it was impracticable to  trace the report to a reliable source.  G. O. Buchanan, who has been ill for a  fortnight, is improving, but has not yet  been able to leave the house.  J. E. Mitchell of the Charleston mine,  who has been some time at the hotel  Slocan, is improving. He is able to leave  his room and move about the house, but  has not yet ventured out of doors.  G. A. Carlsen of this city, who has a contract for three miles of-the Nelson" & Bed-  lington railway, came down from his work  on Tuesday. He reports that he has about  120 men at work and is making fair progress with his rock work. Between his  work and the boundary the- contractors  are all pushing work as rapidly as possible.  On the United States side not so much is  being done.  Two weddings are set down for the immediate future. The perspective brides  are sisters and much admired young  ladies of Sandon. One of the grooms is a  popular landlord of the sunless city, well  a'tid-'fayprably^kiip.y^  bufrthe&Spcanrf  mkn:bf ���the'-ame" ."B.us'yltowrif^^^V"^1"-.'^':  fi The Lucky; Jim. slides came ..downftagain:,  ton; Wednrsday and;caused>"the .detention���  of ������ the up train.-on!RWednesday's:-morning:',  _T1^ rojar y-wf  ^ras sen totit^r^ednesidky. af tetnbpn^tpre^  '''mPye.the^bbstHteting^  ^vCi".y.Cierk4E:;l..;��Chipmkn!io^  ��been" kppointedVtb? _���the"�� office/, of,- "grand ��  "superihtendSn^  distiicepi-.the ;:Rbyk'l %A\\ehy &&s6%s:-;J.The]  kpfJSiritmeh%^was??m'ad_*by Uftt$j\I&__i.  Grand/Z.. *W*^ C.lteid, .oiwHamiltpn, Ont.v-  tati'.thei annrrak conyentiQn .ot^the- grand  tchapfer^f^ltbyaKA^rlchB^^  :St"rV.fo?db^  ���commissionBsfis,�� ��a*��"handsomely-..printed,  sdqeumen t signed b.jr.^> ��� J-S Bf upejtigrand;  "scribe"E.,"���     ����� ",.-��.l��"' ;��J��, ,���   *_,����_    '...������\n���  THE MINES AND SMELTERS  A Tunnel Contract.  Victor A. Johnson of Kaslo has secured  from D. F. Strobeck of Spokane what may  be called a tunnel contract in connection  with the Surprise mineral claim, in the  Ainsworth   camp.     Mr.   Johnson. has a  bond on the Tamarack   and  Suleitelnra  claims, which adjoin  the Surprise, and is  engaged in developing the-properties.   A  tunnel has been driven a short distance  on the Surprise, and it is now proposed to  drive this tunnel so as to be of.service iu  developing the properties in which one of  the parties is more immediately, interested.   The   conditions   are j: minutely   set  forth, and doubtless: the  prosecution of  the work as proposed will be mutually  beneficial.     '     - w-.;��� -..;V-"... ^^.  Good News For, Noble Five Shareholders. ''">-  The following will be good news for the  shareholders in the Noble Five Mines.  The ore body lately run into has been folio wed for 85 feet, and its average width  four feet; It is estimated that the  ore in sight is worth $200,000.  The Output of the Slocan Mines.  The New Denver'Ledge of the 10th instant gives the following as the total shipments from the hiiues in Slocan district  since the 1st of January. The-value of  the ore would be in the neighborhood of  half a million dollars:   -^   '  KHOM SANDON.   *      .',".  Payno .. ?. "............................  Last Chance  ...........;......  Sapphire .'. .'..  .........................  Coin:.....;..v...........���-...'.���'..'.;...... .���....:;.  Sovereign ...... ............ ���................  Ttoco.-.     Ivunhoo..............;................:....."....  Idaho Mines....  Queen 13es.s   Wild Goose......  AVhitewater .  Jackson ..   Bell .............  Rambler ........  Dardanelles.... ���  Great Western..  Bosun ........ 1..  Jlarion  ..........  b Fidelity"'. .'SXC:  ^Valrieoiivery. .".*."."  'AVakeflcia...:..":  KROM TIIKKK FORKS.  KHOSt WHITKWATEH.  FHO.M JIOUIGAN.  13KOJI NEW DKXVEIJ.  .FROM Srj/VEKTOX.;  "Total  'o'JnV^^D^V,'  P'j't'  TONS.  . 1,440  0)0  18  12  20  100  so  519  ass  15  285  !JS  15  10  15'2  :o  ICO  20  3  '    240  . -4S0  Tim  gregation, havei furnished apartments for  the new missionary in rear of the church  edifice. With the coming of milder  weather in tlie spring it is hoped that  these will b& fhuch enlarged and rnade  more attractive. The rector bids fair tb  become liked and appreciated by the peO  pie of his charges  The Owners of the Texa. and sprue adjoining mineral claims have been" negotiating with It., E. L. Br-pwn for >i working  bond iipph the propertios, but owihj. to  i^'ome pbihts upon which they were unable  to come to an undersiandingj the negotia^  fcions jlad not been concluded when Mr.  Brown left for the south.  The court room and adjoining rooms iii  the second story of the new city hall have  been given over to the possession of the  county court registrar, and it is expected  directions as to the furnishings will be  received before long from Victoria.  At a meeting of the lire brigade A. B.  Morris was elected acting-captain during  the absence of George D. Reid, now taking a three-months' course of military instruction in Eastern Canada. The city  council is asking figures for a considerable quantity of new apparatus for the  brigade. .  At the meeting of the city council on  Wednesday evening water commissioner  Kane reported that 11 service pipes in  different parts of the city were frozen,  and an additional 13-were liable to freeze  up any time. Pie estimated the cost of  opening up the trenches and sinking the  service pipes of those already frozen up  to a sufficient depth, with the necessary  goosenecks and curb cocks, at $308.  Should the other endangered pipes freeze  up he estimated an additional expenditure of $90. His report was referred to  the water committee for report at the  next meeting.         .  A President to be Elected Tomorrow.  Paris, Feb. 17.���Premier Dupuy has fixed  a meeting of the national assembly for  one o'clock tomorrow af ternuoon, at which  a president of France will be elected.  ^W>^eE'.in_at^?6E-iiin,prQvemen__',''t'br the  ,Tamaraek;n|i���neral���claimi[situated hpt'far  fronf'Vpbdbury'c to'  Albert Lrud and"Alrred���btalberg of, Ams-  jwpr���th.":j���'It>"djp^  f "prjs^ :ah*d* is" iind e^  ;so_istofiKaslpt"Henr���y^Gbd^ at  ��thfe?. mine. ���-and is?; dbibgiva��"cbn8iderable  ,:"apiount ^pf^deyeloprnent^nvprk." ifslcjj was  n"fbrmuer"!Iy|kfib^ is  bneo'f.th^bldest'Jb^cati^ -  '��" x tf-  ."������=". "Still" sAno'tlier" Shipper.5/ ^.f-S  ��� ��ThejSecdnd1 Rejie|"niinC^|itua"fJeH3 miles  *"f rbm "Erie," a""s��tatibn; orittlieiNelsonv&r For t  .She^pgrd^rauw^^made.'.^aJbiiiJnient of  '��i;hr^e. ca"rlbad|=p^f"^  ��Srheltec;this vveekt; ��$ Ther��e;.were 05 "tons in r  .the-shipment;:.which, had,a custonisVyalu-  ^atidh'" bf" !j;203Q *:or';:$il:2���Q^pler::ftoh.S;The  {Secdbdatelief.-is'b^ned/byWinc^^^^  beih'iojst "Spbka'ne.r,���n!Th4��^6i��!'efn.,c^*ri'ea^two  butities gpldiapdlbhp^ biihcje*: silyer! jtpvthe,���-  :feo.h;     "'""- -.'?���   "T" -" ��� "-"- .-'":';  Strike abti aiObppecProspeot.  [ICa'.lo Kootjjiittian^Kdbr.ary ljith^]   ^OrlFirairartaTtl^i -  tunhel of the True I^lue. The property  was bonded last fall to the Hall Klines j '  Limited, bf _NTel.ori, and ever since "the  company have been patiently" exploiting"  the property, while residents pf Kitslp,.  not so patiently, have been: awaiting" the  result, which, if successful; mpans"alJa^ge -  mine at Che very boundary of the cprpbr^  ate limits. This, it seems, is- ifpW ah ���a0-  coii)piislied/fact, asS last Mor^day 12 inches  of clean ore was ehcoiintereil in theToweV  tuhnel; M>% StevenCbn, who was" otie of  the 'or'iginal Ibeators of the property;, and  is now fbi-ern%u at the mine, was in town  yesterday, and when questioned in rega.rd  to the riinlor of a strike he Confirmed it  fully, giving the particulars. They are  now sinking on the ore body, which is  apparently solid and in place. The ore  chute is said to Average from 9 to 15 per  cent copper, besides small values in g;bld  and silver, and, if continuous, will without a doubt prove the judgment of the  company's expert to have been well  founded when he gave a favorable report  of the property.  Returns Thanks.  To the Electors of Nelson Riding--  Gentlemen : I beg to return my hearty  thanks for the horior you have done me  in again returning me to the legislature  by such a triumphant majority. My  special thanks is due to the executive and  general committees, to whose untiring exertions our splendid victory is due.  Again thanking all my friends, I promise  that in every way possible I shall work  for the best interest of :_he Kootehays. I  remain, your obedient servant,   J. Fred Hume.  Dickering For Light.  The council of Kaslo has received an offer from the Kootenay Electric Company  for the installation of electric lamps for  the new city building. The offer was  deemed sufficiently reasonable, but the  light con1 mittee was instructed to negotiate with the company for more reasonable terms for the light needed. Nelson  has no such troubles. THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY H, 1899.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  THK DAILY TKIBUNK i- published every afternoon  (except Sunday), and will lie delivered by carrier in  any town in Kootenay for twenty-five cents a week;  or will be mailed to subscriber* for live dollars a year.  THE WKKKLY THIBUXK is published every Wednesday aud Saturday, and will be mailed to subscribers  for two dollars a year.  REGULAR ADVERT1SKMKXTS printed in both the  daily and weekly editions for S3 per inch per month.  Twelve lines solid nonpariel to be counted as one inch.  LOCAL OR READING MATTER NOTICES 20 cents a  lino for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rates. All accounts for job  printing and advertising payable on the first of  every month; subscriptions payable in advance.  ADDRESS all communications to  THE TRMJUNE. Nelson, B. C.  Wilson & Harshaw  DRAYING and  EXPRESS  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  A.  H. HOLDICH���Analytical Chemist and Aoonyor.  Victoria street, Nelson.  J.  C. GWILLIM, B.A.Sc. & W. S. JOHNSON. B.A.Sc.  -Mining   Engineers   and   Analytical   Chemists,  Slocan City, U. C.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  K  I ^'^SeJ,^'  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  NIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,   No,   2.5,  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.   All  visiting Knights aro cordially invited to attend.  It. G. Joy, C. C. Geokgk Ross, K. of R. & S.  FRIDAY ..FEBRUARY   17,1899  The bill introduced by attorney-general  Martin to amend the Supreme Court Act  should be defeated.   It is vindictive legislation.     The., members, from   Kootenay  should defeat it.   There should be but one  place at which appeals to the full court  should be heard, and that place should be  the capital of the province.   It is so in all  other provinces iu Canada, and it is so in  all states in the Republic to the south.  Mainland and Island jealousies should be  allowed to die out; but just as long as  legislation like the supreme court bill is  attempted will the feeling of hatred last  between the people of the two sections of  the '..���.province.    The   legislation   sought  reads:" 73.       The     full     court     for  ���'./.���' the   hearing   of  all   appeals   or   other  " matters and the disposal of all business  "which may be lawfully brought  before  "it, shall sit at the city of Victoria and  ;V-.-"'a.-th..;'city;" of Vancouver.   Appeals in  ^"actions or matters in which the writ of  "summons was issued or the proceeding  /��� commenced in any registry on the Main-  :" "land,  and  appeals   from  county court  ,'*.','judgment.'vfdecr-ees or orders made upon  -,���.:.">"^ the Maipland shall beheard  at the city  ���^.[pii\V,apcl}ii-y.er, aiid   all other   appeals  l^ffiVsKaU^beS'b.eai'd  at the city of Victoria.  fe^th;^aset#Vy,:"appeal is entered at Vic-  ff."^tqria'pg^Vaneouver.and is held  by the  f*|'cou^tftpsijeCwrongly"entered, Ihe court'  ��^^��.jjJf^l^s3it^iq^F.nthat the  papers' shall   be  |'X'.tra"Ss"f_ifrMl_'t6 the. proper registry, and  |*|'^such*Daopeai���shall tlrereupouj be heard.,  ^^h^^i^ti'i^registrar at Victoria shall  j.^^ijjt.-ie^re^ii-tiiar' of the court,-.vvith^re-  |^.1sB^c^tnp5ftllwblusihess brought before' the  >^pohr��C^if^t^e�� city =" of "Victoria,.and the  ^l^isjtrjts-^rsi^trar at Vancouver shall be  i^ta,^tfie>crii. ylpi "Vafeou vPrf'���"Thr^eiupfges:  ' f^-cp]^^y?^^:^-l^'"i[ , V.^foffi<-.ff r_  t^^tionj.to.'cpni pe���titlye^rail vvay�� ?fIcUities." rfpr,-!  %l te:"Sbu"n%!ryB;e  t>��Do|;<tJta^^ " raUway^ w&!"  r/|%i||kin��olt��IJn.'C���'cqri.=ntry Nelsoh might, not"  (;^b��eg"^n"(|_i.ted.    "3?li|_ " 6ne fltiestiori "mi^ht  fcbe,as|ed"i)v-iffo-J��pTine_46ji: ��� Ts the* tiade  ___f__i^een_���jfe.sa^  Bus meets all trains and boats.  Special attention given the transfer of bag-gage. Office and stables  on Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  CW.West&Co.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  The Tremont Hotel  IVlALOfJE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  w  ^l^l^JLA.^l&JL^'.&A^J.A'&J.^L^lSil^Jl^.  :&  ^���<ST  S^S^  &S  ?e^  ^a-S-C  g^  r=3.C=><  c=>><gj.&i<A:.A.tA.A.  mm  "M  w  AGENTS FOR  Co.  The Imperial Oil Co.    Standard Oil  Washington Brick at\d Linje Co.  The H. W. iVJcNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian Anthracite Coal (Hard)  Dealers \i\  STGVEWOOD  Gostello's Express  /.Trunks and valises delivered to any part of  the city.  All kinds of draying  done  at  reasonable  rates.    Moving furniture.a specialty.  Stand at corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  W. A. COSTELLO, PROPRIETOR  C.  F.  ETTER  Coal  and  Wood  Dealer  One of the best and most pop-  ular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  THE FIRST  SHIPMENT OF  THESE  GOODS HAVE JUST  ARRIVED  en's New  m  B  fa  fa  Large  comfortable  bedrooms  and   first-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men. '   "  _=._5_T'__1S   3B2   _?_33_=-   X)___"_T  Mrs.  E.  G.   CLARKE,  Prop.  Laio of the ltoyal Hotel, Calgary,  I One of the newest things is Light Fawn  I with Brown Band and Edge, in Fedora  . shape. This style we have in the famous  I Stetson Hat.   ; ���. :   ' ���   I  I We are also showing Derby Hats in |  I Brown and Black, also Fedoras in Black f  I and Fawn with wide brim. Buy them |  1 early and get the start.  m  BEST DRY WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Full measurement, guaranteed.  Office1 at Corner Baker and Ward;Streets.  EXPRESS and DRAYING  H. D. r|UME, Manager.  The finest hotel in the interior.  Large sample rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER OK WARD AND VERNON STS., NELSON  BON M RESTAMMi;  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  "Having"purchased tho. express ami draying'  business of .1. W. Cowan, we arc-prepared  to do all kinds-ot.work in this line,- and-so--  licit the patronage of the people of Nelson. ���  Orders left' at 1). M-Arthur & Co's ".store,  nori Invest corner Raker .awl Ward " streets, f  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 85  GOMER DAVIS & Co.  .': "#ISl0^__^'ERt  HSRSESrl^lMG  The only restaurant., in. the city  employing- only white cooks.  Merchants' -lunch, from 12 "to 2  o'clock, -25 cents. Dinner -from 5  to 8.     Short orders   at-all   hours.  ifaiieftilouise  �����i>\ BAKER^ND/WARD STREETS;,NELSQN  Victoria   Block,   Baker   Street,  & CO.  Nel^orv B.C.  m  m^-^^ ja?a_^g?s;g:  ^.-.^.^���^���'(Zi Sf.'&-&:  ^.^.^.-^.^���^���^fB^&&'&^^&^^ ^^^ -?  (��.eg.(g.  mmmmmmm  0,.  <mm��h^oMfi^  V"l"Jess:bueSause of thero Jjeirig twei railw'ays-  ���"    beltweeri the two towns ?   Is the trade of  '"���[ _?elsSh; with the Bo'qiiclK.y' C'reejc cli.tifict  = "  pow rtny the les'S  because freight can be  /    sJiip���R���ed both by way of Bossburg (a sta-  tipfi on. the Nelson & Fort Sheppard  _y_-  "   nt;era) and Brooklyn (a station oh the Co-  "ItifcdBia "&   Weistern   syslern)? .Will   thp  trad^'be any the l0Ss betweferr Nelson and  .    Bprinda^v Crppk poi|rts, lijke Grand l^ofjc*'  ..���   sand ���Qr;een wqp.d, if ��hi|)nients can be made  oy^r railwfjiys tir^t will  be Obinpetitive?  'VV'ill   the Miner giyii  an    instance of a  whqle.ale town that is wholly dependent  on phe'rail Way? No such town is in existence.   Apart frprrr any effect the building  "    of the Coribih road will  have on Nelson,  the people of the Boundary Creek country  are as fairly entitled to corriiretitive railway facilities as are the people of any  Other section of British Columbia. Would  .the Miner deprive the people of the Kootr  enay Lake country of competitive tram-  portation facilities ?   Does it favor pulling up the tracks   of the Nelsorr  & Port  Sheppard railway and  the abandonment  of work on the Nelsorr & Bedlington railway ?     Nelson   must   have   competitive  railways to the  populous sections of the  country from which  it expects  to draw  trade, if it is to become what her people  hope she will become.   If it is to remain a  villagp, as it is, let the policy ad vocated by  the Miner be jrursupri.  Ip Hewitt Bostock was as able as he is  onsistent, lie would bean ideal member  of parliament. No member of parliament  is more consistent than Lhe member for  Yale Cariboo.  ���\Vajjpn repairing promptly attccded to By a lirsfeclass"  >vjiee}>vright-.  Special1 atte"nlibn giS-pii to a'l kinds of repairing aiid*  custom wprk ifrbnf butsttlp" points.  .HOP:   H-H Street, between Baker and Vornon, Nelson  Patrohizfe Home Industry  SMOKE UNION MADE CIGARS  (i  Otrit SPECIALTY  .." ���The,:only;"hQtel'iii;Nelson;that��HaBDromniii(5d jinder ,oi1o  SnwuTagehient.giiice, 185)0.==   . "   '���   l""���'���'     :"  ���/l-'he^bed-rpom'S'" are,��� JSV611 "furnishjtrd, .aiul" lighted By ;  Celectrici'ty.* "" "   "       ";.".."    "�� T   ���  ;' %  ��� . .  " !l'liendiniiig-i'oomji^n ^notl��seco0nd;^o, any iii Kootenay.  "  Tliobapsis jilwaysr.stQCked" by thon best" dpriiestic and  import'etl libuors and cigars.    "���"���      ."   ".  THOMA�� JEA^DEN; Ki-oprJcfaji-.  _E-_31^__]__��Sn?.<_3_s:_3.  Ronb.vated and decorated throughout; Eret-Class samplo  rooinsi Free, bus in. .te all trtlcin.. Thd Itevelstoke  Street Car, Co'mpany run hourly street car service  between, Victoria hotel and .station.  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor.  MANUFA0tUltElJ BY THE  Kootefiay Cigar  Manufacturing Co.  R. REISTERER & CO.  .B'REWKItS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beer  Ale and Porter  To Move Into New Quarters.  Emory  &   Wal|py,  the   clothiers; are  fitting up a new store iir  the Tirrncr &  Boeckh block, Wnnl h'veet front, and will  remove frooi their present store 011 Baker  street by the 1st of March.  Prompt and regular  d-livery to the trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  PIANOS  Steinway and Nordheimer lead  the world. Art & Music Co.,  agents, Baker street, Nelson.  Reward!   $50!  To the persons giving information leading to the discovery of the whereabouts of ROBERT S. QUACKENBUSH, will be paid the nbovo reward. Kobprt S. Quackenbush left I his vicinity March, if8(1, going fo the Pacific  . coast, and has not been heard from sinco February, 1890.  He has money here duo niili which will Be paid to him at;  once, when found. The parties are anxious to hear from  him very soon. He is 2i) years old. Pc formerly lived at  Pine Hfll, town of Manchester, Jackson County, Wis- I  consln.    Address G. M, PERRY. Black River Foils, I  Assessment Act and Provincial rjeven,ue Tax Act  WEST KOOTENAY DISTRICT, (NELSON DIVISION.  Noticed hereby giyeil iti fid .ordahco with thbstaiiitbs,  that provincial revenue tax and all Uixoh levied under  tho Assesftm6nt Act, arc now due for the year I.'Ji). All  tho nbove-nauicd taxos collectable within (hoWest  Kootenfty district. Nelson divitiion, aro payable at my  olllcfi, Kaslo.  AsseBsrhent taxes aro collectable at the following  rates, vis*.:  If paid on or before June 30th, 1899.  Thrce-flfths of ono per cent on real property.  ���J'wO and one-half per cent on assessed value of wild  land.  One-half of one per cent on personal property.  On so much on the income of any person as exceeds  one thou-and dollars, the following rales, namely: upon  such excess of income when the same is not more than  ten thousand dollars, one por cent; when Sueli excess is  oyer ten thousand dollars and not more than twenty  thousand dollars, one and onc^quartcr of one per cent;  when such excess is over twenty thousand dollars, ono  and one-half of ono per cent.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1899.  Four-fifths.of one.per cent on real property.  Three per cent on the.asscsscd value of wild land;  Three-fourths of one per cent on personal property.  On so much on tlie income of any person as exceeds one  thousand dollars, the following rates, namely: upon such  execs, when the same is not more than ten thousand  dollara, one and one-quarter of one per cent; when  such excess is over ten thousand dollar, and not more  than twenty thousand dollars, one and one half of one  por cent; when such excess is over twonty thousand dollars, one and three-quarters of ono per cent.  Provincial revenue tax, ��3 per capita.   - ���  .10HN KEEN, Assossor and Collector.  Kaslo, B. C, 23rd January, 189!).  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the  ditto of this notice, apply to the government agent at  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at my hotel,  known as the Florence Hotel, situate three milo-i east of  Nelson, on tho outlet of Kootenay lake, in West Kootenay district, British Columbia.  WILLIAM ROBERTS.  : Dfttod February 3rd, 1891).   .       :  and Seven  _5ra^eF4_5T&ni^eWn  Walnut and  which is not surpassed  in the market.  Eatofi Mirror Gatoinet^;?  Is finished in  Oak has Rotary Shuttle  and Ball Bearing.  WHITE AND ZENITH  7-Drawer furnished in Quartered Oak and Walnut,  If you  are  thinki_i__.   about buying  convinced that I mean what I say.  There is no necessity for sending' out of Nelson  you are buying and get it for the same money.  a machine call and see them and be  when you can see what  The Jeweler  _30__C   34  The Jeweler  _30___:   34  __vC3-__3_STT   _?O0=- (:'  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.  S_?__30I-_-_l.,I"IE3S^;.  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'  In a long depression of the ground at EI  Caney, a kind of lane bank-protected,  there lay a number of soldiers wearing  tags and ends of uniforms. Some were  regulars; some were volunteers. Very  few, iudeed, boasted a blouse. Some had  on blue shirts, but a large number were  in undershirts and trousers, so irresistible  had been the impulse to throw away  every possible weight on^themarch. But  their clothes did not matter. The men  had been hauled in from the jungle, where  they had fallen by dozens before the  Mauser bullets, while as yet they were  unable to advance and return the"tire.'  Some were badly hurt, some mortally,  and some were dead. There they lay together waiting for the doctors with .magnificent' equnaurity, for the affair had  been sudden and the doctors not yet up to  the front.  "This," said a regular with a bullet in  his knee, "would have made Sulky Sam  laugh loud, if. he ever could laugh loud."  "Who was Sulky Sam?", said his neighbor, nursing a broken arm*. . i  "Sulky Sam," said ^the other,  making  himself as comfortable as he could in the  Sbank,v!"SulkyJ.Sam i��1was"��!'the^ .naturally-*  i" meanestr-|you���ha���ven-t 'got-no_taua&r\__f *>-���  ���if- ^orr-Aid^he.bltlier.'J: ^I*tdld;Vflri;.t���y. iee  . ;ty.Nqtfy.n-^,fihe!/w4,���pinB vpopket?Jf������--E��iluler:s.1  .ssbrir.time-Cl^  ��^/6n&p^_:^l!.*^;y^"-'(^��^. !i*��^-V?- >J  \- :l\'"'Therej��ai n'|t|rh<5ne5^,^^e,ljb|aja"d'.���0ltj��i3,  * .  -A^sh arp'cr yj o if par rficam e _f ro m- .the ��� ���f ah  ���iaevj^qkaibeA^piSmf-'-r." V="';"" '. -V ;./���� ������  ��i" - ^Helibad^^^aid'tlieMrst man.,  "IVguess  " - '.VVJ.yj'w6urd"Sul_:ywsSa_oll.aye"j���erij6Yed  .."this.sort of ".iun^.lyKSy =���v. w .-}��."%�������*.."-V-"  ".^Beeau^'h^  ��3iketl*tb!uiakeifeller��.^  * Wei lv^h*e's-iiu.A"heli;f any ho w:��;.*|W_iehl' "bur  outnt,..;^a�� lnjWyoiningjsheljoined^with'a  �� bnatch/^o;f.:;rQok'ief ?.*." .|Th|yM\*'Dbe*|iffi" -Ih-iie^  Veeksjuaarb^ fj iind 'Jby!  _t_r&��tir_i_^  Sam^andvwas.^afraidxor-.him.  a.- *- ���? �����  "A bruiser;^.s/      ....^... ��.-n.?;.--..  .   ���������������_,   ���  "Bruiser b^bloV^dri.. S41ky.^a'ra����n?Y^^  w6uldjgutLup' hij; fists';"*hoif: hardlyf open  his hrptCtli eitlipr. "He waVThst ineah" all  Ih'rpugh*.,, .When lfe; laughed yotVxOgeP  inad-?if.you lieat;d ;hlm.5()^ards. aj^ayt His-  lSifgfh" was like a \vblf larigMng. ��� Wheh  h"e spoke at/aii he'd no good. weird; to say"  for the country���he was furrih--nor the  army, nor his own people, nor nobody.  ^Yet'he- war n' t^sassyThe'yj"n_jt=?=t���d u n,ti'o'='  sort of sheered. He was black-haired and  yeller-faeed, and had the damnedest eyes.  He didn't dften"lboi-^at yoii, but when he  did yoii felt Hke giyirig him one for pur-  soomiug to the human. Them eyes made  the rookies afraid. Say, did you ever hear  tell of the evil eye? It's rot, of course.  All the same Sulky Sam had the evil eye.  Way they found put was at Fort Laramie  on the road up,        .  "Topmy Ctlrrdli���Applets Carroll, 'cause  of his cheeks���got boozed ^at the post  trader's and came back to the camp gay.  Apples was happy an'sin&iu'as a baby  with a old shoe vyhen he was drunk, but  that time, soon's he saw Sulky Sam he  went for him just as. quick as Sam's snetr-  ing eyes" saw him, and lie belted Sam  good, tod. Wot 'happened ? Why, Apples ",  was, down with typhoid the next day an'  had to be left irr the hospital at FortLar-  amie. That wouldn't have matternd, but  this 'ere beast seemed to like to see fellers  suffer or in trouble���enjoyed it, took an  interest in it, damn him, liked to look ou.  So one of them rookies got his ankle broke  hosing after jackrabbits near camp, and  there was au offsir went out with Sam  and another man and a blanket to carry  him in. The rookia was in measly agony  and Sam grinned. ^T'other fellow says he  wasgrinningall the time.: 'Offsir makes  a litter of the" blanket and two poles aud  orders the men to walk gently, 'cause it  was rough travelling. Did Sulky Sam  walk carefully ? He walked half drunk  and went out of his road a yard to find a  rock to trip over. The rookie screamed  out.  " 'Be careful my man,' says the offsir.  "Soon the rookie screams out again and  curses Sam.  " 'You'ro an awkward" lout,' says the  offsir.    'Be careful.'  "Rookie screams again.  " 'You did that on purpose !' yells the  offsir, and makes them lay the rookie  down, kicks Sam hard and takes Sum's  place himself. What happened? Off-sir  shot a deer on the march next day; tried  to load it on a mule, and was kicked all to  pieces. Sulky Sam hung round while  .. tir.y was dressing him on the, ground,  pretending to help, but his sneer and his  eyes and the way he enjoyed himself was  Are now prepared to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF CANADA  .>-��-A^-!-->^'-^'-_-*'.-^��--_��*.__^'A'_^^  -_#_-,'^5_^_Br^__!-^__- ^fe^fe^^ '^���������-^���'^���fe ^fc-^B_^�� ^^^^R^'4ft^��'49<4(��4v^v����>M<4K��^_M'^'^ <<^v-^_5 ��4fr -��^^-^S-^_S >^B'^_B'^_B _-_��__�����__���_ ______ ____g __B _5S  Capital,  Reserve  Paid Up  $2,000,000  1,200,000  disgusting. So the rookies was afraid of  him. Everything that displeased that  yellow devil was sure to be revenged very  soon. Why, a rookie growled at him for  not bringing in his fair share of wood to  camp one night. Sam grinned and looked  at him, and next day a wagon wheel  rolled over the rookie's foot. There was  a heap of accidents in that batch that  came into Wyoming in the early eighties.  " Say, there's that poor devil screaming  again. The doc's a long time coming. I  guess he won't last. He was hit iu the  stomach. Say, I wonder if he's got any  tabac. I've asked everybody else near,  but it seems rough to bother him."  "Wait," said the man with the broken  arm, groaning. "Talking's better than  lying still. What's become of Sulky  Sam?"  "We-ell, he was sulkier and sneeringer  than ever when lie joined the troop, and  there's no discipline for the likes of him.  They takes their punishment and they're  sulkier and sneeringer and measlier than  ever. Sam wasn't three months in barracks before every man in garrison avoided him, and what's more, was afraid of  him just like them "rookies. Sam never  got drunk, didn't chew, didn't gamble.  The only thiug that was human about  him was he was la_;y, which was a blessing for us, for he shirked himself into  trouble at last. The evil-eye business  worked successful iu garrison as on the  march. One day the sergeant in charge  of barracks jumped on him for not sweeping under his bunk, jumped on him sav.  age. Sam looked and grinned, and next  day the sergeant was shot through the  heart at the target butts while markiug.  There was talk of lynching Sulky Sam for  that, but bless you;the evii eye racket is  rot, of course, and we didn't like to look  too superstitious. Soon the whole garrison was dowu on him ; offisirs, too, for it  was creepy to see him with his yellow  face wandering around all alone sneering  at everything, and the children running  screaming from him. He got to be a agitator too, and, though he didn't drink  mucrhj,hijjSnselfj,he_^  see^" outhe��?fellow  a"��.ke';trpubnle:Dirf  _$oaY��4a_ld.^  :3 .heyfthey. ,tho^  ^em'rigjit-and. Ieft^and*egg.!��m��on^to\in^  jsiSbWdihaj-ip^  "dS.w^ri-totlie ��gua"rdhoifse^"hdc"gri_i:;at)��'e__��  throug'Mhe-baS" |"But��if";wa_* "tlie Niglit".  xft.^auAe^  to'hava seeu;that^poor:2cl_ap" there: .��He's  .streamingjigain^; _ ;wona^er".it*J_e\has^gOt  "any^tqbki%��sy;Sigh t;��6f^paX%*Ji!^.Ue'rjn^���na1,!_ii  !K^s^what>Saiu?Jjo^e"d,"/"li/";^  fellpSn hiiri^dr^there.wf."- ah^amputatidha'ft-  thej.:hpspital,<t]rereabouts_.?���wpju^  Sauli, Ib'e^lis^en  j.hwdmp!_ihg}rr.af - to Cse"e"��th"eVdyinV?"man'sV  fSce.f.ftOIi\!;"*he?d;ihaVi:tloyed:._thi.^S^  wpuld;"!.�� '.�� -"' "'.���"=��! ���.*��� *" -sfr4*��>rt"^.���� ysyisy-%$.".?,  - 'HTnefe's a.inahjh the".B^bok? ,5V_r_��."lhad^  hrs hand agarnst;;ev;eryapne;an ���every:pne soi  ' "thaud "again;, t" fi im'j^lHe^vsfas^o \yn*jb"f ofchefe".  tp^Sa__r-^ut*Ilm7d^  ,6'VcXt^^  thing would:��h*ppeh'toius^  ttio^^^VMi^h^^lk^  eye"ybu "hear" is tommyrpt.-. W;ell;^ah*yK  hOvy, Sulky "SaWxSastea;glpohi Oh.��h��e, gWrrir  sou*,"he did, and trte {pffisips; f(_lt.Titp :&d.  |h_y Ivanted;_r��im:"out of it";flist fa!sv niu.ch  as we did. Wtieii .offsirs waiit "a" ftliing  yery^ bad, all together pulling for it at  onceV tHey geri'rally gets there^ There was  notihihg'real^bad-against^Saihi^no-iusub^  ordination, no upheaving drunks, no theft,  no knocking oif a corporal's head, nothing  but the^m blessed lazy fits Of his, which  had landed him in petty trouble a score of  times. So the off sirs wags their heads  about a general eourt-marcial table and  says them lazy fits is chronic^ and,Sam  was bdbtailed for incorrigible worthless^  ness. Everybody smiled happily arjd  wistred Sam the best of luck in Corea or  wherever he might (Shoose to Ideate far  away fronr lis. What, d'ye thinki! I guefes  that feller had really been happy in the  aruiy, for he looked sourer thau ever; I  ain't lying. Every one of that general  court-martial had something happen tp  him iu a week. One lost his best horse,  one got knifed arresting a party of Indian  cattle raiders, one died of pneumonia, and  so on. Tell 'yon, we fellers tumbled over  each other to tell Sulky Sam how sorry  we was for him.  "But the devil didn't go far. He'd saved  money, and he got more from somewhere.  He moved into the little cowboy town  three miles oil' and set up a saloon. We-ell,  fellers are queer sometimes. First one  and then another feller on leave, after a  drink or two, thought he'd see what sort  of a place Sam was running. Hed good  measure of beer, and cheap rotgut, and  pretty often there came to be some of the  boys round Sam', saloon. At first it was  all right. The beast couldn't be anything  but sulky, but he seemed trying to be  civil. Is there no sign of an ambulance or  a doc?   That feller's screaming again.  "Fust trouble was when a man joked  Sam in his saloou about his bobtail discharge. Man was shot by a cowboy same  night in another part of the town. Still  the fellers went, 'cause the evil eye's nonsense anyhow, and Sam gave credit till  pay days. Then he seemed to feel secure,  as it might be, and began to be mean  again in earnest, though there was never  a row in his saloon so far as he was concerned. One bitter cold night, however,  a boy kicked against his liquor bill, and  he was drunk enough, sure, to be nasty.  Somehow he was left alone in Sam's  saloon. He said afterward Sam cut down  the bill, grinned, and offered to see him  to his hotel. Sam says the soldier left by  himsulf.   Anyhow,  the  man .was found  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  D.  R.  WILKIE, General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  A general banking- business transacted.  Savings bank department.  Deposits of $1   and upwards received  and interest  allowed.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  early in the morning frozen near to death  on the road to the post, and lost the use  of his feet. Another time some fellers  was in his place and Sam showed them  an arrangement he'd got fixed behind the  bar���gunuarrel arrangement with a trigger behind attached with springs, so that  four barrels would go off at ouce through  holes in the woodwork aud clean out the  saloon. He said it was because some cowboys had been speaking ugly about him.  Sam went out of the saloon and the thing  went off and filled two soldiers with buckshot. He was out of the room and it may  have been an accident, but such things  made us ones who were ordinarily prudent and not superstitious keep away  from Sam's. Soon the place got almost  deserted, but little things kept happening"  Fellers were never hardly hurt in there;  it was after they'd left to go home that a  horse fell or they got into a row, but  Sulky Sam's place got such a name that  the offsirs were going to appeal to the  town to drive him out, when the thing  happened which ended Sam.;  "The First Sergeant of Troop E had a  son about 12 years old that had been  brought up with the boys and was looking forward to enlisting in the band. He  was a post pet, and not sassy at that.  Jimmy was down for his mother in the  town pn his pony, aud several of the out-  and-out soaks were outside Sam's saloon  when he passed.  " 'Howl' says Jimmy.  " 'How, Jim!' says the soldiers.  "'How, Jim!' says Sulky Sam at his  door.  " 'How, Evil-Eye!' says Jimmy, nOt  sassy, mind you, but just thoughtless, because he'd often heard us talk of Sam, behind his back, as Evil-Eye. " ��  ��� "We-ell, the soldiers, ..turned. 0blue������ as  "their.cbatsJati, thktfs JojiVS'ulky "fSaffl^j us if  ."giynned^and* hrpked. _._lhe "soldiersisoon  'left^feeWg ajbifeseared^a^  the .post^oJimmy^^ cJai��?  tfacK^nl'tfreii^ brbken.%  His.:pon^.must0haV.e**bplted;B.and: the>,bpy  li"adi[his,^fbo��t"f-augli..!uf^th  ,f, "��The|i;e"was.at 111tle ,quiet_talk���that even?>  ,rng,^armtwe5decJde.g..^S.lJIky,":SsyiB *wascript-  fiu^nariV "'T__ie: ���eyil.-eya^caVe'*f_:- ruhbi-nli","^_j  ���Ici-ffw^Uw^iiffeR^-lSththC -ca r1'tV"b%,ri:li"SyecE  !WapWea^irfftaf&ihtr^.^  >pf^purs>wej;e marching do.w.nstptheltp^vn.y  _5am!s^prace/Jay*bn"th  ;^pr_libuse:upT!^;f g] l^rfl%r^li^ijaim^  "���without:$jJe.a.kirirg,^a"tf��d?j'hVE?��ag; trfpugh^tphj  "tlrill^ '"^AJmahOTalkedSaside/as^ac^  ��teuant.!of*, theJ,.ssqiiad.rand gavbe:.the:-com-  marms. . fetch man��had h\s cartridge.belt  ahd.liis fcarbine.. ._^reyer,^sputVd*"w����imkae  savjeithQ'ljramp^jpfpu^ sthe s snow;  ^and>ne,y.ef~a0"sbSX^v^;,me|;,,;^^  pjold"Taigh..." 'We' .gptp'.to,:.S��a/m's all .right-  Mhd tihefword,'w^s"pjai8Sed_f0rvii'i:jb^r'..n*e''fl^e,.  jirid. tip-toe *raa?chingr",HiS" lights "sKbp.1  out clear, arid _hrough-the glass We1 could  sige Sulky Sam .was a 1 One. in hjs bar. ISTo  soldier w.puld gb��� tlr'ere; that .night.  " -Cblumn��:righ4!' whi_$pj*S: .he man in.-  cortrrnand, arid" "we t"urn.ed: silentTy till  right ppposite thp saloon, sixty; feet away,  -Fours left���halt!' says the chief, and  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  to  to  ito'  to  to  Bap  ��� ��� ���  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  W. F. 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"There was a fearful, screech���a howl,  man, like a mad wo!i"i*--and \ve knejvv uo  more shooting was needed, as the glass  crashed and we saw Sam fall forward on  the bftr. The chief dashed ip, up.et a can  Of kerosene; fired it and was out agains  arid before the towns-people could cry  'Fire!' we were off at the double tinre to  the post. .We halted nearby and cleaned  our guns thoroughly, and by half after 12  they were locked in their racks. There  was a check roll Oall about 2 when the  sheriff called up the colonel, but we were  all asleep, riot a man missing from the  garrison and every gun fit for inspection.  And (hat was the end of Sul"   There came a last cry of agony from  the tortured soldier.  . "I guess it's taps for him," said the man  with the bullet in his knee, and they  watched the stiffening figure. "Poor  chap���rest to him.   Say���will you?"  The broken-armed man nodded and  crawled away, soon crawling back.  "He had a piece," said he.  "Thank the Lord 1" said the other, as  he took a big chew of tobacco. "Are  them the docs!"  Kootenay Railway & Navigation Co.  LAKE  AND   RIVER   DIVISION  Daily  STll. INTERNATIONAL  except Sunday.      Pacific standard  South  bound  Leavo  Duo  Due  Duo  Due  KASLO TO NKLSON  Head  down  G:_0a.m....    Kaslo     7:30    it     Ainsworlli   8:C0    ii      Pilot Bay   8:15    ii    Hal fou i:  Head  up  8::i() p.m.  7:10    ii  fi::i0  0:00  9:45  Arrive 10:30  .Five-mile Point... .5:1(1  .... Nelson 1:3(1  North  boti nd  Arrive  Duo  Due  Due.  Due  Leave  Connects with N. &Ft. S. liy. train for Spokane, lcav  ing Fivo-milo Point at 10:05 a.m.  Steamers leavo Kaslo city wharf at foot of Third street  ,   ROBEIIT IHVINQ. Manager.  The Tribune will buy Old Rags  Leave.  0:10 p. m   Main Lin.e and Intermediate Points via Slocan Lake.  Leave:    *                       ��� DAILY        ' Arrive,  (itfOfCm. ; NELSON....;..... ._:30p.,nl;  ; Kootenay Lake--Kaslo Ro-te--Steam,er Kokanee.  "Leave.���������  1:00 pi m   =Daily  FJiver  Ex_epfc=Sunday=  NELSON..  Router  =AfriveH  11:00 a. in.  Kooteqay i{iver Route-Steamer Moyie.  Moh., Wed., Kri.                                     Tues.. Thurs., ��at.  3:00 a. ,m. Leavp NELSON Arrivp 0:50, p. in.  Makes corihectioh at Pilot Bay with steamer Kokanee  in both directions:  Sic'iiinors on their respective routes call at principal  landings i" both directions, and at oilier points when  signalled.  Ascertain Rates and full information by addressing  iiearcsl, local agent or  C. E, BE/.SLEY, City TicKet Agent,  R. W. DREW, Ageat.  W. F. AsfOKKSoS-, Trayejing PassSeiiggr Agen(;, Nclsoil;  E. J. Cdvr.K, Dis'l Piisjfonger AfeciU, Viiiidolivcr.  }  Nelson, B. C,  Spokane Falls & Northern,  Mson & Fort Sheppard,  Bed Mountain Railways.  Trje only all rail route without change of cars  between Nelson an,d Rossland, an,d  Spokan.9 &t\d Rosslarjd.  DAILY   TRAINS. o  Leave Arrive  0:20 a.m  NELSON ....5:35 p.m.  12:05 a. ra ROSSLAND 12.-20 p. m.  8:30 a. in  SPOICANE.......... 3:10 p.m.  The train that leaves Nelson at 6:20 a. m., makes close  connections at ispokanc with trains for all Pacific Coast  points.  Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary Creek con  nect at Marcus with stage daily.  C. G. DIXON. G. P. & T. A.  t\aslo & Slocan Railway  James McPhee I elIctriclan  Will contract to supply and install any ^ind of electrical machinery  Will wire buildings for electric lighting, electric bells,  electric burglar alarms, electric aniiun.iators.  Will contract to install fire alarm systems in towns i  cities.   .Full stock ot wire and fixtures on hand.  WR.ITE FOR. PRICES. . Office and Storeroom:.   Josephine Street, ffelson.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd,  HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND."  All_CQmmuni_ati_n_=i-el^  505, Nelson, British Columbia  J.  S.  RODERICK ROBERTSON, General Manager  S FOWLER, E.IVI., Mining Engineer  { NELSON, B. G.  Situate on the Crow's Nest Railway is  ber of any dfescription in any quantity  district of Kootenay,   prepared to deliver ltln>  at any place within the  tiOING WEST  Leave    8.00 a.  "         8.32 '  "         !).:�� '  ''          9.45 '  "          11.55 '  ��         10.12 ���  "         10.25 '  ��         10.33 '  10.10 '  Arrive  Leave  Arrive  in  11.00 a,  II.Io    "  G. F  DAILY  Kaslo  South Fork  Sproule's  Whitewater  Hear Lake  McGuigan  Hailcy's  Cody Junction  Sandon  CODY   BRANCH.  Sandon  Cody  COPKLAND, Superintendent.  GOING KAST  Arrive 3.55 p. in.  3.20 ��  "      2.25 ��  ��      2.10 "  ��      2 00 "  1.45 "  .   "       1.34 "  ."       1 23 ���'  Leave  1.15 "  Arrive 11.10 a. m  Leave 11.23     "  ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP   TICKETS.  To and from European points via Canadian and Amori-  'or saili.._  1      ---."'.  full iiiforniatio'n to any Canadian Pacific railway agon tor I  C. P. R. City As-nt^ Nelson.       |  can lines.   Apply fo'r sailing dates, rates, tickots, and  Jon to      ���-      "     "-'-�����-----  WILLIAM STITT, General S. B. Agent. Winnlpes  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  JOHN RAE, Agent. TlfE TRIBUNE:   NELSON B.C.   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1899.  IT:" V.  LOCAL   NEWS   AND   GOSSIP.  Olaf-Lund is up and around altera two-  weeks' siege of la grippe.  W. R. Will is back from a trip to the  Boundary Creek country. He says the  towns are all too large for the country  and getting larger every day.  The longest distance conversation over  the Vernon & Nelson Telephone Company's wines took pince last; evening,  when H. W. Kent, tire general superintendent of the company, called up  George C. Hodge, the local munager, and  carried on a conversation from Seattle.  Captain A. E. Hodgins of the local company, of Kootenay I.-fl.s has fitted up the  room in the rear of his Baker street office  as au armory. The rifles have beeir arranged in racks around the room, and  closets will be provided for the uniforms  ���when they arrive.  The funeral of Mrs. Robert Thomas  Stokes, who died at the Crickmay hospital on Wednesday of pneumonia, took  place from the Presbyterian church this  af teruoon at 2 o'clock.  An effort is being made to get up a six-  day go-as-you-please sprinting tournament in Nelson. Several local "peds" are  said to be willing to enter, and the prospects for pulling the tournament successfully through are said to be good.  John Hamilton, John AytonGib9on and  Dr. Arthur, who enjoy the distinction of  forming the first trio of Grit's in Nelson,  do not view with alarm the possibility of  a straight party contest in Nelson. They  say that they have witnessed the present  Liberal party in'Nelson grow from almost  nothing, and they think that the party is  now numerous enough to take care of  itself in any emergency.  The commencement of work on P.  Burns & Co.'s cold storage and warehouse  building is beiDg delayed. The firm is  waiting for the cold-storage expert, for  the purpose of finding out how the  necessary machinery should be placed.  The building will be a frame, 50x100 feet,  with a stone foundation.  The men employed by the Dundee Mining Company at Ymir celebrated the  operation of the company's mill with a  dance last evening. "The affair was well  attended and a very enjoyable time was  spent. '  Canadian Order of Foresters.  A court of the Canadian Order of Foresters was organized in Nelson, last night,  by William Kirk land,  hi.gh  secretary of  the grand court of Canada.   The f'ollow-  HELP   WANTED.  ing offier-r.s were installed : T, J. Sims,  i-hief ranger; W. J. Caldwell, vice-chief  ranger; T. J. McCammon, recording secretary; C, 13. Beasley, financial secretary;  IT. 0. Mills, treasurer; Rev. li. Frew,  chaplain.    A meeting of the court will be  held tonight in the Knights of Pythias  hall, when severr new members will be  initiated. The nevv court starts off with  a charter membership of lo\ who were  members .of the order iir other parts of  Canada.  After the Excitement...  !/��_����*���  Of the holiday season and the elections;  Keep warm...  and preserve health  by wearing-  Chamois Vests and  Chest and Lung Protectors  Large stock: ju-st  received  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C,  Our weather here is uncertain and  you should always be ready for- cold  snaps. We have a full line of coal  stoves and heaters on hand and invite an inspection of our stock.  Vancouver  Hardware  Company, Ltd.  MAKA & BARNARD UI.OCIC,  BAKU!! ST., NKI^OX  THB  ���\ing Hat  ASK   TO   SEE  THEM  Is something' new, stylish,  and strictly up to date.  Every Hait is guaranteed.  The Nelsot] hardware Go.  '. 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  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder  TRUAX  ORB  CARS  Canton Brill Steel  CARRY IN STOCK  Jessop's Steel, Iron, Coal  Pipes, and Fittings  Giant, Caps and Fuse ,  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron,  Steel,   Sheet  Iron, T-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  and Household   Hardware,  Cook Stoves below cost.  Wood   aird Coal  The firm name will remain 'unchanged.  .     Gko. S. Burnt.  E. G. Smyth:  Nelson, .February. 9th,  1899.  -  SCHOOL'TKACiriCR-AVANTEDr-Apply to Secretary,  Bosrcl of Trustee., "iU"oj itvB._C. ' ,    "���  BOY wanted lo learn the printing trade. 'Must be over.'  1G years of age.   Call at The Tribuncofllce, Vernon  . street.  - .  FURNISHED   ROOMS.  ��� " ���ftriCJE, newly furnished  rooms for rent,- with..nth,  ���" 'electric light, ami furnace heat.   Apply,,.!! Silica  . street, opposite lOnglish church.- ,- -.;.,  . Charles k, ^Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  - ���":    AUCTIONEERS;  Nos. 18 and 20 Baker Street,  .�� Nelson,  B. C.  J. A- Gilker,  WHOLESALE   AND. RETAIL"  . V11?*1  B^o"^"-      u����   o       nrtVr~%   H.t'n      -D      o-    -m.   ,nrio-n. " a ^mff V f ���    .__?n   Un'_ _-       _       ' a  .^���.eiks^^  Wholesale Markets at flelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  ^-^.uSx,^      %   $  j_feTsojf,�� "Tjailf = ^ffifirK^-slo,',*:N:e>p?��seri^e.r, 'S^rid��^ fSilverfcoii,, Cascade]  ,ahd  -R^sitl^ntiM Lots  ORDERS BY MAIL /  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  }BEg&^ ":3EtffljBJe>" "ll-eTgigBb^ Bi&  i?QIj SALE in the original, townsite on easy  t-pns. Also lots for- sale in Grand Forks  jind- Cascade City.  FRANK   FLETCHER,   P.L.S.,  Land Agenfc,  Cornerlinker aud Kooteflay Streets,     NoJSo'ri, B.O.  '��*������ P.   J.  GENERAL BROKER  TO   LET  ���l-tlroom, Cottage. ���   J.UooUl 1 louse   FOU   S__.__.KI  House aili] lot, Victoria street   House and lot, Silica, ^treot   House t��nl lo't. Silica street   House, and lot. Mines road   Cornel- lot, Vernon street   "f.wp 16ts; Silica street.   MONEY   TO   LOAN.  .$20  .    8  ..1100  , v.m  . 2SK)  . 7S0  . 2700  . SOO  W#siHS4e>��tenfty^&yleh e r  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ~ WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ~  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  T take   this   opportunity   of   thairking   my  numerous   friends  for   their   past patronage.  .All outstanding   accounts   must   he   paid   to  I\Ir.   Robert   Wilson   at   the   oili.e   of   the  Nelson Hardware Co. within ten days.  :   , .       "   ,     William =W.r J-Iowk.  ;  Nelson, February 9th,;lS99: " "'   - -"-    ' -"  Residence Lots  -Dairy "Rniich, on Kootenay Lake near  ";.-.Nelson-. .... \. "./..". .!'..". . ��5000  House .and lot ,on Silica street. . . . "1100=  House and two Jots-"on. Vernon street- 1600  House and lot on Victoria street . . .. 2100  House'= and -lot on "Victoria street . . . 1650  House'-and lot .on  Victoria-stiect . ....1900-  . House-and two lots, oh Carbonate tit.  .1S00  "A'tE^"' ���"Sf,E^AR%"  Miningy:Bit6l|er.  f  _ DUD    D     if        ^ WU11 0     " 'V��� ��� ".    ���! _     O D-       ��    ^ 0 o   ��      n  =���OHlcc;. Tjirncr-&lJo.eckh block,.Baker-aiid*       ,  = ���������".f.���������"  ?"/;��� ;^VAynrd#s'tfe^t|vlST(il_oii:;��� ( ": \-l\-J"�����.,-..���  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WARIJHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharf.  THE L/\WREN0E HARDWARE Co.  Shelf and  Heavy  Will   be found  in  their  new  premises  on  with  a complete stock  of  HARDWA  Baker  Street  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You. will find it to- your advantage to consult us  ;;.,"-    .  before, "placing- your ..orders,    =  Titismithing. and Plumbing a Specialty  Estimates Cheerfully Furnished  in  OjRflee iii the Aberdeen Block, Nelson  IvTOTICE.  A general" meetiiig of tlie Khareliolders of tlie Nelfton  Klcclric Light Company, Limited, will be held at the  company's otlice on Vernon street, in the City of Nel.son.  on Saturday, the fplirth d.ty of March, ISM, at the hour  ofeleveii o'clo k in the forenoon.  Such meeting-is eilled for the.purpose of:  1. lttttffyiiiK.iul -unctioiiiiig: the action of thedirec-  tors with respect lo the sale of tlie Nelson Klectric Liglit  Company. Limited, of tlieir plant and franchise to the  City of Nelson,  2. Ratifying and sanctioning such saJe,  3. KatifyiiiKaml aiithori.iny the o.\Voiition of - 11 nee-  essiiry coin-eyances to carry out such sale.  4. Transaction of till other necessary business to effect  such sale.   By order. J. H. MATHE.-i(iJ\T,  �� .   ,  ,    Secretary N'elson Electric Light Company.  Dated February lGth, ISO!).  Dissolution of Partnership.  Notice is hereby given- that the partnership lierotoforc  BiibsiRUng-boUveen us. the undersitfiied. as hotelkeopers.  at the Grove Hotel. Nolson City. British Columbia, has  this day been dissolved by mutual consent. The bunnies.)  will be carried on by Alfred Manson, and all debts o\viii���  to the said partnership are to be paid to him; mid all  claims against the said partnership are to be presented  to the said Alfred Manson, by whom the same will be  nettled.  Dated nfc Nelson, British Columbia, this7ihday of February, 1.99, niEU HARMON.  ALFBEO MANSON.  Wltnost; W. A. Qallihbb,  Baker Street, Nelson   E. 0. TRAVES, Manager*  OftDliKS BY MAIL HECKIVK CAHP.FUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  ,, R.iiiemhcr you can get them from  S. J. MIGHT0N  Aberdeen Block, Nblson, B. C.  .     .,���������,     ,r-, ��� li      i  i.ii...   .���B  i        -         -      ���  MORTGAGE SALE.  .J-wUtnnd lij' ��*IrttTp of the iiowiirs rif sale contained in  a certain ino(Hgiij.o, Vvliich Will be produced at tlie time  of sale, tlioYii will be-ptrured by public iluetion bv Charles  A. Y^iiU'rnifili ,& Up./iiitqtiiineers. at tlieir otllee. West  Baker struct. N.tilrfuii,, B. 0.. on Tuesday, .1st day of, Fob-  i-uari-. A. U. 1.!)!), at the liour of. o'clock in the afternootij  life rolllAvHii* property, ^1/.:  .I'tiu. ..I'Ujiiiin|>ai-(.:l)l or'tritut of land aiid premises situ-  n'lo, lyliitc mill ..liar in the Iq\yu of .Sloeitn City, and bo-  Simcoe's Lynn Y^le^ ���Jlfli��i|  Rhubarb: -in/ B^pcmrid" tiris^^|i^  mm��*?, mm^mm^pmmr^t^m  'mm," '4ie:|IMsll-W#l-ite^iiiife  :eirer'. 'm&& "__i PilsQEu.  'Sy-. 'lHpl& -  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  of samples. .      ������   .  THE  HALL MINES, Limited, Nelson.  Un the proptirty is erected it t\vo-stdfy friuiie building.  Tcrhifi- -f K��lu: Toll per wlit (10,.) of the purchaso  money to b(J paUl to Iho vendors or their ageiiU at tho  lliiio of sale, and (lie balance, without iiiterest. to be paid  \Vltliin tlliriy (!��l) days ihurmlfteri  Kurthur tunns ilpjd Conditions of sale will be made  known dm ,day of saloor on implication lo Macdonell,  McMastur K ticory, ol Yonice street, Toronto, solicitors  fbr the vendors, or lo  UIIAULICS A. WATKBMAN & CO..  Auutloneer., Nelson, B. C.  Mail Orders  Promptly Attended to  Baker Street, NelSQIl,   B.O.  FIRST A REFUTATION  and if a good one it is sure to be followed  Notice   of  Application   for  Certiflcate  In  of  improvements.  15 PEOPLE  ALL STAR ENGLISH SPECIALTY CO.  The greatest aggregation of Star Specialty Artists.  One solid week commencing on  MONDAY, FEBBUABY 13th  IlKltl.IX I, liail Ci. I, KUKUKA l..l',B(l, 1, O. V. O, h'KACnON  I,,32ftl (Ss 1, HUITi\N.N'IA l.IttfiHd, l.dllANI) h. iSIOt!. 1, MAC  KHACTION 1. :12.'>(I (I., 1, Ml.N'UltAI. CLAIMS, SITUATK IN  TIIK NKI.IOX MI.VI.NO ,I)I\*I.1().V OK Vi'KST KOOTKNAY  inS'l'ltKJ-r, AND l.OCATEIJ 0.V TOAl> MOUNTAIN, ADJOIN-  ,rX0 TIIK HAI.J. MINKS.  Take notice that I, John Ilirscli, as iiKcnt for the Hall  Mines Company, Limited, free miners certificate No.  2."wl \, inlentl, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to t he miniiiK recorder fot- a oerl illcate bf Iniprovcments.  for the purpose of obtaininK a crown grant of the above  claims. And further take notice that action, under section 37. must bo commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements. JOHN H1HHCII.  Dated this _(iili day of November, 18!I8. [Jan 2S]  Notice  of   Applieation   for  Certifieate  of  Improvements.  EVENING STAR AND IIAIM'V- .IAOK, MINKKAI. CLAIMS,  SITUATK IN TIIK NKI;SON MININO 1IIVISION OK WKST  KOOTKN'AV DISTHIOT, AM) I.OUATK1) HKTWKKN HANDV  AND KAGI.K CUKKKS, AHOfT KIVK MII.KS WI-.ST KUO.M  NKI-50N.  Tako notice that I. Arthur S. Knrwull. acliiiff as agent  for George A. Kirk, free miner's eerlideate No. SSIiSo. aud .  'John A. Turner, free miner's certificate No. 1!M11a, intend,  sixty days from tho date hereof, to apply to tho mining  recorder for ci-rtificates of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above claims. And  further take notice Unit action, under section :i", must  be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of  improvements. A. S. .'AUWELL.  Dated this 20th day ol December, 1898, IDcc. _r_J  It is needless therefore to-say tliat our success is due largely to the reputation wo  have built up. Not only among our city customers who have their- eyes continually upon  us, but among our many friends at a distance who trust us with their orders by mail  and feel just as well satisfied as if they were on tho premises personally THAT IS A  REPUTATION GAINED. FRESH   LAID   EGGS ALWAYS  ON   HAND  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. C.  DesBrisay & Go.  J. A. Irving & Co.  GROCERS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended to  Raker Street "West, opposite Oddfellows'flock  NELSON, B.  O.  SPECIAL ATTENTION  Have .lust received a consignment of Ilnrrln homo  made tweeds from .Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBE, Baker St. Nelson  Tho supply is limited, 60 call early and cxiimino this Btock.  ~^'J


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