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Array CENTBAL AND NORTHERN KOOTENAY  Have more silver-lead mines and prospects'  than any other mining country  in the world.  %.^-:  SOUTHERN KOOTENAY AND YALE   |  Have  the largest gold-copper mines ever [  discovered, and their output will be       j  millions for years. I.  DAILY   EDITION:  FIRST YEAR���NO. 48  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 28,  18!)!).  WEEKLY  EDITION:  SEVENTH YEAR-NO.  U.  WHAT THE ALDERMEN SAID  To Kill Time at the Council Meeting.  There was nothing startling in the proceedings of the city council last evening  saving the notice given by the members  (hemselves that hereafter (he municipal  comedy of errors will be presented fortnightly instead of weekly. There is a  feeling ou the part of some of the members that they are devoting too much  lalk to municipal affairs, and as a check  against such a contingency it has been  decided that the couucil shall meet every  alternate Monday evening at 7.30 o'clock.  ���      o  ,    The City Solicitor's Duties.  There were just two clauses in the report of the linauce committee. The first  recommended the payment of the current  accounts, including $45 to W. P. Dickson  for a report upon the electric light plant  of the city, and the second set out the duties wliich should be performed by the  city solicitor as an offset against his $1000 ,  salary.  In the first place he is to prepare all bylaws and certify that each is correct aud  - iu legal form: he shall attend all meetings  of the council and of committees when requested to do so; he shall advise the  mayor, the chairmen of committees and  all city officials on matters referred to  them, free of cost; in any actions brought  by or against the city, he shall only be  entitled to charge his actual disbursement!.; in all cases where the city is successful he shall be entitled to his taxed  costs against the opposite party, if such  costs are allowed by the courts; he shall  attend to all legal matters arisingbut of  the city assessment; draw all contracts,  deeds or agreements between the city and  any other parties; investigate the title of  any property to be purchased by the city;  and draw any desired amendments to the  Municipal Clauses Act or any other act  which the council desire to amend.  The report was considered satisfactory  and was adopted without debate.  Report on the Opera House.1:;      . V  The city engineer's report on the Nelson  opera"House set out that'the engineer considered; the building, strong enough for  jfta.-fpiirppsest^T  ��� stanqe "had beeri-huhg in:a ; manner jwhiehj  f����tb'e erigineeivdid/nbt consider securei bjvb:  '��� tempo-jary;po_ts had beeiy-"putvin*to*sup-"'  "port"the gallery which would"���be replaced'"���  by permaneut posts. "^There isibut"��,j oi_"e.:  "Vexit andVin :t_he_case oi.:ar_tampede;.tbe dri-i  fej?cmn t.w "^He; hiidr  .���. Dlwayslb���e10u^  yfpna>the^mna uage in erft*.;haa!r|igree,d/.��to/si-!i'e*  Mhattsuch^ex^^  ^Sei&s^-Wpb^  ". -i5;*""Dic__:soJ_{s. Rei>ort\orini"-he; Li��gh"��"��-��lWt.ut/,|y  .>^The;repQrb* oJt'.VV-. "P^icl-spn^qnthftpre;4"  !:sj-j-.t.ej-��M^  L; piantXahdwliatJl-li)f"c;oh��idfered*/sliould"��"ldie���!  :.'V ����_:����� '."���-��� ��".-ici'SV^V,J��."��� v.'-V*"-""*'^"-"'"-^""''*.,  . dpnejjpinci;ea^e\the. lighjbnig'.^apa^ity-plj  v^the'i-l^ntv^as^  ^port .statecf that* tli^jSlatit^va^inj fafr "cpn-'  ^aition^bnt^iliat^therdyiiam  v^strainedi -hyji overloading,-," .the present;  ^umjchjnes^  ..nca;r;r^ ��be;riui_)��b;er of hij'nps (it^tf^pv^s^j-it'��.itiY����  8v'u��e.';rig-rn|��ad 3iAioh��t|5  ^r^jjoV^cpiftainedSwM t!^UferH"naI)l^cP"._!-^",  Tmjbteeeoi-sldeV^  ���yppi^eletir j cal>���;|u achiripry���* .arid- .1He   beS t  ftcr e&i n g "f he} ci ty�� s��pl apt \t&:vc-  "capacityf(.pf;i.^OJOOs.�������}xteeii .u^anldleipcfw^r  * me thbel # bf;in!cr easi rig.".'  fca'paej^^fiV.^dO'O:.^ xj_  "lainp^." /T^e^-epolft suirkest  tmTe'pf^ ���   ..'    "  ==____M'de-.fo-��o_M   ___-.-_,_____-.-- .u_���__=.__ -..v. ,���.....��� _._'e=o_pi;n~=  ]StaCt)l^^^ft=!il|6.w^^l.'KiBP0i'fc,^^lud' be; made  witha-e^piPCt. to the available power and  th.e'requuremehts of the City, sp that the  whole mattei; cJould be placed before the  council.    ,  ,   ���  "  .,_&rde_r;ta-��h' Beer thought that something  should be done in prdel> to asCevfam what  term^ could be made with outside parties  for" power. fle-ihought. the Iast clause in  the report Was ratliefr suggestive.  V^liierrmvii Fletcher did uob agfee with  alderman BeeJ\ lie thought that the  inailbei^pftliecpliycii slipyidsee if; tljey  couldnot hold, the ejectriq lightU.^ busi-  pessjn their own h^ndS* If possible tlie  city shptild: control the whole thing, lie  was satisfied in his own mind that if the  City sought to make any agreement with  the Bonnington Fall!, company that  it would cost the city considerable  in more Ways than one. In the  first place the- Bonnington* JFal'I'-S  company would not be satisfied with the  present rates for electric lighting. They  would insist upon raising the rates to  start with. Alderman Fletcher concluded-by saying that he for one would  not entertain the proposition of approaching the Bonnington Falls company.  The report was referred to a committee  composed of aldermen Fletcher, Hillyer  and Kirkpatrick. -_  Goat River Lumber Company.  ���The Goat River Lumber Company had  a communication before the council in  which permission was asked to tender for  the supplying of" any rough lumber or  dimension stuff (that the city may require.   The letter was received and filed.  Sent to the Wrong Shop.  A communication was received from  the clerk of the Dominion department of  public works in which the council was  notified that the communication of the  council with respect to the foreshore  rights had been received, and that the  same was improperly sent to the public  works instead of the department of  marine and fisheries. The reading of the  communication caused considerable chag  rin to the members of the council who  were endeavoring to prevent any speculative holding of the foreshore rights, as  the desire of the council in the matter is  as yet not before the proper authorities.  To "Vaccinate the Indians.  The report of the committee to which  the report of the medical health officer  had been referred was then presented.  The first clause recommended that the  Indian department be communicated with  and urged to take up the vacccination of  the Kootenay Indians so that the danger  of a smallpox epidemic, in which Nelson  would suffer, would be minimized.  The Isolation Hospital.  , The second clause recommended that  suitable plans be prepared for the erection  of an isolation hospital, such building to  be erected somewhere on the park reserve  in the.neighborhood of the present hospital.  Alderman Hillyer objected to the isolation hospital being located anywhere on  the park reserve. He moved that the  recommendation of the park reserve as  the hospital reserve be struck out. This  was seconded by alderman Beer and on  motion the clause was amended.  City to Take Up,. ScavenRer Work.  The third clause in the report dealt  with the manner iu which the scavenger  work throughout thecity was being done.  The members of the committee agreed  with the health officer that the manner in  which the work was being attended to at  pre.eut was a menace to the health of the  city."] The committee recommended that  the city take oyer the scavenger work,  expressing the opinion that under municipal control much better results could be  obtained.  This clause of the report was adopted  and the members of the committee were  discharged. -  McLean's Foreshore Site.  The communication of W. B. McLean &,  Company with respect to the warehousing site which the company desires to secure on the water -front.at'-' the foot of  Josephine? street was again before the  council, coining up in the form of a protest against the resolution of the council  requiring municipal assent .tb.'allVapplica;..''  BtfonSliWfQres^  g"^ldermanf-j:p_le��ej,"'-xhpnglit^  3om'etihiugtiri!"th_J^  '"LeanVebmpauyV^^  intp*ahd ���he"/moved" that'thefinatterrbe'  "again Uaid'-pVeV"for ��a; "week, STJiisVi was5  ;;8_Cpi-dey��^Sl_l��rtri^^tk  ,J*.A��l d erliiaiff.Fl$.ch"e r^mpveH^-^m^aynen'd^;  *m eii'��t. t'Mititlie ,cciinm��u n icatro"n=* receive "the,;  ;sixjmpntli^-,"hoist.���';Thij3ji:���vv:as ^secpndedbyj  "ald^na^i^Hillypr^tTtie*;.^^  ^ald.ermeiU4;Thbm|o  'a;bswent,ta_-d��l��hel-maySr^^ nin  'favoTtisOf-.-he" original ufo'tiori.^^ity^ff-"^^  ��". ^^i^^i^'-l-T:: "^,::>J--''^.>i-V;-?tf-_<y  ?"SV,.��^: Sp/MThe' -Hali" .I-rine_i".'-_)ea-i.-*.?"."B"'. ��*<f sa.-f'"_  ;. ;r^i{<-.-ct:i ->, li. "_���?"-"*-^jw-s;.-.- ,-v "���>.,*'> > W'p.r>".  ^;^5.c0m_Qunicajtipnrwas��,o-i'��ad^;fji:pir(":J.^J^f  Campbel if b'f��\the:*:Hal 1*";S_ ine*s,! reipeeti n A  ^h^Janancsejsi�����;o| the;miners^whp^re^cently"  died; *at*4th^ fCf ijefe^  "WhpjtrKwere ptmiea-by the "corporation. %Tt  seJ"J*put':tha"tvG^"fieh:h-id��|3."5d��M^  '    "i^a��h^^g^i^l^#^^ue"a3ijl^  had been appointed to arrive at the  amount of water which the company  should use and tho payment to be made  for the same, but the committee had  never met and nothing had been done.  Alderman Hillyer replied that while  the committee might have done nothing  the Hall Mines was using the water and  paying nothing for it.  The Odds and Ends.  The difficulty between W. P. McEach-  eran and the city engineer over the sewer  in the alleyway in block 27 was referred  to the mayor and the city engineer for  settlement.  The mayor was authorized to lay a temporary sidewalk oii Front Street from the  hospital to the city limits.  On motion of alderman Beer, seconded  by alderman Kirkpatrick, the council decided to meet on alternate Mondays instead of each Monday.  The city assessor was given till April 1st  to complete the assessment roll.-  Hon. J. Fred Hume was voted the thanks  of the council for the amendments which  he secured to the Water Clauses Act as-  requested by the council.  WORKING   MEN'S   CHANCES.  THE GOVERNMENT APPROVED  Dead-nan's Island a Fit and Proper Place For a  Sawmill.  Vancouver, Feb. 28.���One of tho largest  meetings that has ever been held in the  city hall gathered there last night to consider what is now generally known as the  "Deadman's Island Deal." The meeting  opened at 8 o'clock, but the hall, was  crowded at 7, and the last of the audience  had not left the building before the stroke  of midnight. The crowd climbed into the  dressing rooms, the wings were fil'ed up,  and.tlie approaches-were crowded out to  street.   Mr.   Senkler   was chairmau  ing in tho face of No. 4 tunnel is evidence  of the existence of a large ore body. Con-  centrating ore is being steadily sent down  to the mill, which is running smoothly,  four J-horse teams being employed in  hauling ore. Besides the concentrating  ore sent to the mill about two tons of  clean ore is daily sacked at the mine.  BNOLISH   SPORTING   NS2WS.  Too Many Men Seeking Employment in the  Boundary Creek District.  [Greenwood Times, February 25th.]  During the past few weeks there has  been a phenomenal influx of people into  the Boundary Creek district. A great  many are men with money seeking investments. There is always room for people  of this class and splendid opportunities  to increase their capital. Many miners,  however, hearing so much on the outside  about Boundary Creek, decided to come  here. Now while the amount of development work is increasing daily, mining  men must necessarily know that it takes  considerable time before a mine can be  placed upou a footing that will warrant  the employment of a large number of men.  There is great danger that during the  next few months too many men seeking  employment will find there way here. It  would be much better for miners to remain where they can secure employment-'  than to take chances in Boundary Creek  ���for���,theu nexti'ew nionthsvThe.same ad vice,,  ��hold-%oqd i\\atbnYeto  ;iugVmeu&T^  ;trict"can^g^  '"numbei; 6^imem;|��It;i^  ^salast resort ment"cah^g|t3"employment\  in thebpnstructiohpf ;the*-rai  ^luna^ustom  eve).,"."will .tihd-iitfauythifig" bu��t^e*asy��':'jtiv>��i  the:  andchief-of-poliee Stewart took a seat on  the platform.  George R. Maxwell, M. P., was the first  speaker.. He stiougly defended the course  he;, had taken, and said that it if it was  necessary he'would do the same thing  again.. A large number of speakers followed Maxwell, occupying from 10 to 20  minutes each.G  The meeting was quite stormy at times,  but most of. the speakers were given a  fair hearing. At the close of the meeting  the following resolution, proposed by C.  Wood ward, was carried by ��� an overwhelming majority :  "Resolved that this mass meeting of the  citizens of Vancouver heartily approve  of the leasing of Deadman's Island for  manufacturing purposes, and we cordially  commend the action of our member in  supporting the same, and that a copy of  this resolution be forwarded to the minister of niilitia and to sir Wilfrid Laurier."  Iii the meantime the committee appointed,to go to Ottawa by those opposed  to the scheme have got right down to  work, Mr. Cowan, president of the Trades  and Labor Union, left for Ottawa? yesterday to prepare the way for the others,  who will leave in a day or two, after securing certain records regarding the  survey of the park.  HIGH-PRICED   MANAGERS   WILL   GO.  tsLOCAN  BD-;   -"  _    ^n*   "rfP1  .L_SKE" "pRE>shipments:I  i'tick^h: ;R.tR6 wrha��: $���6.25gd ueP .aiid ;$2fSSor  itr cash ^"J.^B. "uM^arland1^  rnd^^fO-inlcash^T^^^^  ;d;ue"_!ij^  Hisi cre"ditsin Ahe(BankTd^M&iiirJeah".^"^ ?."���  Tlifs ".s.tateuletif./shbAyed������ 'tfiaJJ..^. -ltb;wne  \V���aV tlie;o���hly��:mineiVw,hp^  Coijiing-tp hjni jtppay-fbr the* funeral ex-  PQn?es,aiid"iu this.ctise t?h(.i(Sity cleric ex-  plkioed'that a blather of tliie,deceased,  __vv:hp-=was_-in-_l-os��lah^",^yoWldH  burial expenses.  Hook and Ladder Truck Shipped.  The Waterpus JUngine Company wrote  to the council informing them that the  hOok and ladder truck ordered by the  city had been shipped to Vancouver and  would bei t'eshiiiped from that ppint to  kelson. The company explained that by  this method a saying of $50 had been  sa^cd to the city iu freight charges.  Thomson Stationery Company's Rates.  A long communication was l'KeeivPd  froii- tlje Thonispi) Scatioijery Cbmpahy,  protesting agilinst the rate of $-1 per  month levied against the company for  water.  The city clerk explained that while Mr.  Ward was collector of water rates he  could never secure any satisfaction from  the company with respect to the payment  of the account. There was a mistake in  the account as originally rendered, the  company nob having beeu credited with  $4, but this amount had since been placed  to their credit.  On motion of alderman Hillyer, the  coitimunicafciou was received and the immediate collection of the account ordered.  Clubs to be Licensed.  Alderman Hillyer gave notice that at  the next meeting of the council he would  move an amendment to the bylaw regulating the number of places at which  liquor could be sold. He explained that  an amendment had been made to the  Municipal Clauses Act by which corporations had power to impose a liquor license  upon all places where liquor was sold,  and accordingly he proposed that a tax  should be collected from all clubs in Nel-'  son.    Hall Mines Pays Nothing.  Alderman Hillyer asked the mayor  what rate the Hall Mines, Limited, was  paying for the use of city water from the  electric light flume.  The city clerk replied that a committee  '"^bo-ft^b'rie'sTno.usa^  l^'tf.' '.iffSf = ShFpped-'-Sinbe -.JanuaryM'st;; ^I'^sfVi ��  C ��"��" ���..��,[Si'lVe4toij.,Silvo'r,to-iian,.Febtuary.25th.]'=s.'*_[ *?_-���"  ^pOnefhundredf tons.constitute^ the'-pre;  "^ip^mehfe  "0��h��:Wedhesday" tine"Vaneouver.gr6up;se��nt:  "out^one.carjoadsto^Traikandrthe.iWake^  "r. f,Tp. 4%.". A  "" *   " ",3f-"   .9lP}"u.��$m."'."'rJ>��.'   ^W-J*."--"'.*���"* .*��"..; ��� �����  ��fi��ja, minesVvOjie';itp/ .��aj3>^rsy. ci'Scp/,. the  'Wakefield; iali-^seni: three;" "carloads" *6hv  Thursday, two consigned to ban 1< raucis-  co>i"andtongV=to'the/"Hall";'Mihesf"^  STels^n., "ThiS^week..will5practicalIj^iWind.  jLip^the*!!;n6-Cpf^the;pre_siii^  presi-)nt^ o#ihg tW theV"ne%r" approach pf-  spri"ng;and^tHesc6ifsequent Brbalahg up.Of  "the   roads ^a���nd,��� trails.. ������As,��� fdpd as Jthe  season permits^ if tramway ^ill bepift in,  at tlie Wakefield aiid pre1 shipments from  that mine feeolnmence, and thfs sumqaer  will see Silvertpn's ore" _ihipmeiit second  "tc^TToTtl"in-tlfi.s sccfioii.   The siiipiflents  from Slocan Lake points up to and including the present week, from January jst,  ISOO, were:  From Bomum liiuitViiiK���                                               Ton?.  Uos'un .......��,.,   ISO  Fritfii' New l.elivfar^-  A(atioii...... ,    ,... 20  From 'Silvfetitbn������  Ktnily Kclt-li  JO  Fidelity    .. .��� ,.,..���    3  Vaiicouvor.��..��,,...., ��� �� 2H0  %ViikofI_l<l .......... SS0  The  Smelter Combine Will    Not  Benefit the  Men Who Work.  Smelter managers, ^many of whom re:  ceive   princely.salaries, are :!not looking  upouV the consolidation of   the smelters  wi th: pleasurable f eelings^Managers "now.  receivihg���$lo;000 to $-_5,000��a tyear/.will.be  idro,ppedbrrom the'rolls and a central-head"  ��will:assume.the,;principal: responsibility:,  ,.syhi1$ superin tendente" willihavei'hargepf:  jthev^ripus^pfk-^jBa^er^ JitiK  ;te^e^tedyn^the)^  thai banks/novvyhandling"smelter :raoneVoi  wjlli beReliminatedtahd; 4helf,��ni��ohey*:be:  a     Tin     ..     Drna-cP       Hifl n.uLJJ-u uuu ^u 4^.   Q        iD.u'J     a41 u,-irnu_Du        da10       u     *^ D ti   o        u   na  handledi throughw.Hone"ibank1,Sin�����neac-h  rcity.��iTheiI��"greatRco"mpaiiys:/wiir:���^  ,"���tain?r..a'^c,leaiJing:��fhpuse'4i".pf/^its^ own-;  '���"and ?t husSake V'^^  Hauks wil libserthebtjportil hi ty,'of*lo*ii:n i rig _  mpney:��tp,Dthe smelters,, as1 .;thei combine;  ina"^; .maintain "afcen^ral :��� bahk, ^p E/4 ts*. ;���6Avif n��  ^frOm\v>hi',_'%npS  7tributedb��� as", .neededf':";a��^���|thV��V���yifferent"��  ^ranches" of; thft::.|ystem./ 'The' tru,st..will��,  ���tlhusi.besfh:a^po,sition,,tp���rfdiscpu_^tj(.i|s pwnf  paperVs Stdckof^hetJtrust'AV^  oji Wall^stce^etjand^spldpnr^nejiexclm  ;}tist"*a_f ;th"e7��stfo^fepf:'%  .gastru'sts'are sold. /The "ItQck, will."flue-  uate��according^ t^.the^mani^ujationsj^of^  tiae^^jtfknagenianfc or "the; ��^riQp|s accriiipg  frpmr.^hfefores'  treat"ecl":ih' the1 various;  4m el tJBrs.brthe system. .^:  A longdheadpd /fibkricieFhas prpphesied  thaj; the Sjijelter trust will find at;  least one - Cprppcatipn. fighting; it with  teethJ.nd,riail._lJP  'Varsity Crews Praotlclng for the Annual Race  from Putney to Mortlake.  The severe weather, which has interfered with many sporting fixtures in England, has not deterred the rival university  eights from indulging in their daily practice work.    Great interest is taken in the  doings of the crews, and according to the  latest  reports  an   exciting struggle   is:  anticipated.     Cambridge appears to  be  making an unusual effort   this   year to  stem the tide of defeat, and the coachers  are attending to their duties iu the most  painstaking manner.    The home practice  of the Light  Blues   was  completed  on  February ich.   They will take up their  quarters   at   R.   C.    Lehmann's    place,  Bourne     End,     about     the     end     of  February and practice for a week or so  over the Henley course.   They ai'e du.�� at  Putney on Monday March  GdIi. p The aggregate   weight  of the  "Cantabs" is 14  pounds more than that of the Dark Blues.  The Cambridge president, R. B. Ethering-  ton-Smith, who rows No. 5, tips the beam  at.lS3 pounds, and the total weight of the  crew and coxswain   is a trifle over 1500  pounds.;  Frequent   changes   have been  made in the positions of the men, and on  Feb. 1st J. H.  Gibbons of Third Trinity  supplanted J.  E. Payne   of Peterhouse,  who had previously stroked the eight.  The plans of the Oxonians are not so  well known, but it is expected they will  do some work on the Henley course as  usual. Illness caused the retirement of  Warren, Vtvho rowed No. 0 on Feb. 3rd,  and some consequent changes of importance in the make-up of the crew. J. A.  Tinne, University, is the new man in the  boat, Hvhich is stroked by H. Gold of  ;'Magdalen.   ��� ''._���'":v-.  Bad weather has caused the postponement of some college sports, and has been  responsible  for    poor  times .in   others.  Considering   the   heavy    going,; H.    G.  Graham of Jesus accomplished a splendid"  perTp^mance in the strangers' mijeat. the*  ;Chri'st's;cpllege,(Cambi'idge;,sppr^ wliich".  ��hevWotr frdm*" scratch ih^l minutes "32 1-5;  ;8ecdnd^^^,;i^^^^:^:^.^^'^^#S:  ;n���s,8Cross-cp���untry�� riianing\is*enjoying -ay.  %remenddus-bpbm���ih Englands *The,clubs  , in ^thes: sptit-^imsdistn  prblific and"^  'natiohal. championship^  jportedjwhut^ thdjpbpnlarit^  *ma5J fie] jibu'dg"e"d;f ro^.]th6^act^h��a��.t^ep^y9-^  Vbunen^cIubs*eutered/.teams:o  ���each:j|o"B 'thejipiith ^f:���thie-jThameVjun^  "i_hampi6ps4i p*dn5^  ^day;fi ftedh;teami;cpt__ petedifpr^th&hortli,  ;\df4the/:^hame:fnjiihiQ%B^  *erevek^cj^  gyiii|fr*>^ce>jbf%tjie^mi.dland;cp  MINING  ' ON ifHIffH "*Mb.CTNTAINS.��  Total,.  ....903  PLAYING;   SECOND" FIDDLE.  Kelson the Most Important Court Registry in  the Province.  Mr. Martin of Ito'c.land asked for a return of tlie num-bei' of writs issued during  JSOSat the different registries and sub-  registries of the supreme court of the  province. The attorney-general, iu answering, said that owing to the session  being near to a close it would be impossible to present the return asked for in the  usual way. He, however, had obtained  the number of writs issued during the  eleven months ending November 30th,  1808, the figures being as follows :  Supremo   County  Nelson   Vancouver   Victoria..   1 .o_Hland   Kainloops  ..  New VVcsbiiin'-ter   From the above it will be seen that Nelson is the most important registry office  in the province, and that Rossland and  Nelson combined are as important as  Victoria and Vancouver. Yet when a  supreme court judge hears cases at either  Nelson or Rossland he is in so much of a  hurry that he often decides to hear the  arguments of counsel in Victoria. Instead  of having sittings of the full court at Victoria and Vancouver, sittings should be  held at Victoria and Nelson. If the members from Kootenay would only stand together, Kootenay would not play second  fiddle very long.  Court.  Court.  Total.  151  .02  GIG  327  '202  S'iS  r2i)7  177  174  Nil  2U8  sen  Co  110  175  S��  01  100  ter enerny of any smfelter co;m61neand can  be depended upon tp put up a hot battle  against any monopoly which threatens to  set the price of lead. The luckless miners,  being caught between the tipper and  nether millstones, may Buffet" iuimerisely  or the fight may cause an advance in the  prieepf lead.  In auy eve lib it is not claimed that the  combine cap be a benefit to the .nine  Owner or the mail with tlie dinned bucket  in his hand who delves in the profotirid  recesses of the eartli. Tlie trust is oi'gan^  jaedVori: a basiy of making niOuey aird!  somebody will suffer.  Encouraging Reports.  [Sllvcric-ii Sllvfertonlitn. February'85th.}  Work on tlie Noonday, iieat town, is  progressing favorably aiid ore is being  sacked daily. The main drift, that is  being driven to cut the big ore chute  known to exist in the ledge, is now in  seventy-five feet and is being driven at  the rate of two feet per day. A crosscut  is also being run, about fifty feet in the  tunnel, to ascertain the width of the ledge,  which at present shows itself to be a good  ten feet wide with no sign of a foot wall  yet. The crosscut is in a solid body of  ore that would concentrate about three  into one and give 300-ounce concentrates.  As it is, it is being hand sorted and a large  amount of it is being sacked ready for  shipment. On the hanging wall is a streak  of ore that is very rich, being alive with  native silvei; in the form of flakes and  wire. Beautiful specimens can be obtained  from this streak. The Noonday ledge,  like most of the mines in this district, lies in the slate formation  and like the Alpha and Wakefield  ledges, has not a very big pitch. The  Comstock mines, have commenced adding  to its force, six new men being put on  this week. Stoping has commenced between tunnels Nos. 2 and 3, and a new  raise is being put through between tunnels Nos. 3 and 4. Development work will  be pushed and tunnels Nos. 3 and 4 will  both be driven ahead.   The present show-  A/Strike-Reported'On'thahCanaaialQ* Group in  ;' ?V|^^gg^e}^ck^Ji^V^  " ".Th%'eo:/ar^  peaks,anddividesin ihe'Sloeaii^ Oue-.of'.  "thehighesKdiyides: is::that���ibetween", the;  headwaters ot i'our-iuile and the creeks  ; that "a^e^"tr^piitai:y to ;jbh,e "|puth-fork-pi:  Carpehter pr?eek..��0n.this div.ide.iS"lppated  a hifmberof .claims; Vkn6svn:a$ the iCauar  dian grouts, because they ���w���erastaked_by  twp or ��hree*east6rn G^nadiSn teliderfeet  -in=th ey e>ii pi py?pff ea^ t|d h���Ad a m s^u _r=M'p hr=  treal. Fpr severalyear_ after they were  staked little mOi^e than the annual assessment work: was done on' any Of thecb, a,f-  thpiigh they were crown granted. But  wOi'd cOmes that 20 inches Of ore has b__h  struck in a tunnel on one. of the claims,  and that it has been dtfiyeri in on the ore  20 feet. It is also reported that the tunnel taps the vein at a depth of 700 feet.  pommltted. Suicide.  Neepaiva, Manitoba, Feb; 2$.���Mrs;; 5fat-  thpw Whaiey, a resident of this place,  Commibted suicide this morning by taking  strychnine. 'Dr. McFaddep, tlie coi'O-ier,  was preseint before death took place. The  woman confessed to having herself dpc-  tored the ginger tea which she had taken,  but -he would neither deny npr acknowledge she had Used strychnine as an in-  gt-edient. There can be no do.Ubt  that the woman was at least  temporarily insane, and it is  altogether likely that competent authority \Vould have adjudged herns mentally  unhinged for a considerable time past.  Mrs. Waley returned last Saturday from  a visit to Ontario, and on her arrival  learned that her husband had rented his  farm and gone to the Pacific coast, and  would not return for probably three months  The sad intelligence was telegraphed to  Mr. Waley at Vancouver. No inquest  will be held.  Want Sentences Commuted.  Ottawa, Feb. 28.���J. D. Leduc, M. P.,  aud J. A. C. Eehier, M. P., legal representatives of Cordelia Viau and Sam Parslow,  who are awaiting execution at St. Cholas-  tique for murder, are here to press an  applieation for commutation of their  sentences. The cases will likely be passed  upon at today's sitting of the cabinet.   *  ONTARIO WILL RAISE REVENUE  From Sourcea That Can Well Stand It.  Toronto, Feb. 28.���The provincial government has decided to divide the bill to  supplement the provincial revenues into  two parts'.   One will be known a9 an ''act  respecting   brewers, distillers and other  licenses," and the second will be an "act  to supplement the provincial revenues."  Treasurer Harcourt stated yesterday that  they would be read a first tiine on Wednesday   of  next week.   The  license  on  brewers   will be a graded .one, and will  come pretty high on breweries, and  be  considerably over $1000 on each of those  located at Toronto.   The tax on distilleries   will   be  even   larger.     The   tax   to  supplement, the  revenues    will   be   on  banks, loan companies, trust companies,  and insurance companies.   These institutions   will  be  taxed according  to their  capital.   The new law will also tax rail  way    companies,    street   railway   companies, navigation companies, telephone  and telegraph companies.   They will be  taxed a mileage rate.   Some incorporated  companies will be taxed, but those companies   whose incorporation   was   really '  optional,   such   as   some   wholesale  dry  goods    companies,   etc.,    will ��� be   taxed  nominally.    The railways enjoying government aid will be taxed  higher than  others,    Want All Bar-Rooms Closed.  Stratford, Ontario, Feb. 2S.���The Royal  Templars Council today discussed political  action.   The committee reported a clause  favoring a recital of sir* Oliver Mowat's  pledge to enact the fullest   measure  of  prohibition consistent with the powers of  the Ontario legislature, also reciting Hon.  Mr. Hardy's acceptance of the obligation.  The clause recommended that a deputation be named to wait upou Mr. Hardy's  ministers at once, asking whether or not  the pledge is ever to be fulfilled.   A great  deal of opposition to the clause was developed, based   upon   the  action ] of the  Dominion  Alliance    in   deciding   not to  make *any efforts in any other direction  until the decision of tlie Dominion gov-"  eminent in  regard to the plebiscite has  been made known,   The Grand' Council  ��� voted   to approach  the   Ontario govern-  Vmept. asking that every bar-room in the  .  ��� province be closed, the understanding being that sir Wilfrid Laurier's decision was  !to be awaited and considered before taking action.     \ .   . The Metal Market.  New York, Feb. 28.���Silver was quoted  yesterday at 59Ae.   Lead  was quoted at  $4.35�� $4.40.   The firm that fixes the sell-   ing price for miners and smelters quoted I Richard  Vrvv&-��������.������_!'?. ���       Latest From Dawson, -    .  >.?Seattle,"Feb." _S."^Lates:t",'advices fronT  ifp'awsph say that men are dying of scurvy  sinllthel; suburbs of that city.    Recently  ���P U      ���ff n So' L   " 'L  ���Jbhn^McPhail was fouud almost dead in a  Vte__tjV.li- Victoria gulch.     His food   was  Dgon!e��and he was waiting for death, nn-  ���"able^tSpJdo anything to help himself.   His  partner had been taking care of him, but  "was$t��iel.en with scurvy and he hastened  i t6;D-iw8on for medical aid.  i^.Gpld^ commissioner  Senkler   has   just  /madeVah important ruling, that a person  ,��lQt;atibg a claim, and after prospecting it'  nndsVit a blank or unprofitable, he can  make^an alfidavit to that effect,- and re-  gaih^His right to locate again ou uubecu-  ^pfedfgr.punds in that district.  '������: "A"1 Will Effectually Curb Them.  ""Toronto, Feb. 28.���James Tucker, the  gatroh" member of the legislature, says  thaffcthfe resolution passed in the house a  couple of sessions ago, which expressed  dissatisfaction with civil servants partici-  Vl3at'ingju elections, has proved almost in__  dflicient, and provincial "oliicialsare wdrk-  ifftg,_ in campaigns without let or  hindrance. He has introduced a bill at  the present session, which provides that  ail official convicted of canvassing or  working in provincial ejections shall, Jb.e;  fined $200 and forfeit offico for t'pui1 years.  An 111 Wind That Blowis No ibrie-Gootl.    -  Cheyenne,   \y"yoming,  "Feb. ^28. ^���The "  wpi'St storm of the season, sp far as?.rail-b  fcoads ace concerned, Is raging throughout'.  Wyomjngi   The   wind;  is  blowing *sixnty���"  iyi|esan honi;, and all  railroad cuts!; are)  filled and no trains are iwpvjiig. The-eaVt:  botind fast iiiail is^uo\v-bouud4bX^��Kamiej  llailrpfid men  pi'ohouWce ifds the: $qfsj;  stprm in ten years.,     VVliile  the stpi:m*is  damaging   to   railroads, it   Will aid" the  stockmen, as the wind  will  u'heover the  ranges and, give cattle a chance to get  feed, -  Kipling still Lives.  New York, Feb. 28.���The bulletin rp-  garding Kipliug's condition this morning  states that he has not lost any ground.  New York, Feb. 28.���At 2.50 this afternoon the physicians in attendance issued  the following bulletin: "Mr. Kipling's  condition does not so far show any improvement. He still has symptoms due  to inflammation of upper lobe of each  lung, with delirium and fever.  The Fighting is Desultory.  Manilla, Feb. 28.���There has been the  usual desultory firing along the fighting  line today, but only two casualties reported. Captain Elliott and a private of  the twentieth Kansas volunteers were  both seriously wounded by sharpshooters  near Caloocan.  lead at $4.20 at the close.  Nothing in the Story.  Montreal, Feb. 28.���La Patrie's Ottawa  correspondent says:   "There  is nothing  in the story about Hon. Edward Blake  | entering the Laurier cabiuet; and that sir  Cartwright will   remain in the  > cabinet and lord Strathcona in London." THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28,  1891  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  *iJ*T"i  THE DAILY TRIBUNE is published every afternoon  (except Sunday), and will be delivered by carrier in  any town in Kootenay for twenty-live cents a week;  or will be mailed to subscribers for live dollars u year.  THE WEEKLY TUIBUN'E is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and will be mailed to subscribers  for two dollars a year.  REGULAR ADVERTISEMENTS printed in both the  daily and weekly editions for ��3 per inch per 111911th.  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 payablo on tho first of  every month; subscriptions payable in advance  ADDRESS all communications to  THE TRIBUNE. Nelson. B. C.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  H.  HOl-1-ICII���Analytical Chemist and A.  Victoria street. Nelson.  .iiycr.  T   C. GWILLIM, B.A.SC. & W. S. JOHNSON, B.A.Sc.  ��-> ���     ���llining   Engineers   and   Analytical   Chemists,  Slocan City, U. C.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  K  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.   Meets  second Wednesday in each month.   Sojourning  \ brethron invited.  NIGHTS  OF PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,. No,  2.5,  Knights of Pythias, meets in Castle hall, Mucdon-  0   aid 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.  R. G.Joy, C. C. George Ross, K. of R. & S.  tgtte f&vibxxm.  TUESDAY ...��������� .FEBRUARY 28, 1809  Alderman Fletcher has taken the  right stand on the electric light question.  The city should not go into partnership  with the Bonnington Falls or any other  company. If sufficient power cannot be  developed from the water now controlled;  by the city, then let other water rights be  acquired. The city should always be in a  position to lower rates to users, and this  cannot be done if it has a power company  for a partner. One of the advantages of  municipal ownership of water and light  systems is the control over the rates  charged consumers. Nelson owns its  water and light systems and the rates  -charged consumers are much lower than  the rates paid by the people of Rossland,  where the water and light systems are  owned by private companies.  It is not possible for a newspaper in  the interior to form a fair idea of the  -value of the legislation enacted at the  ^session of the assembly brought to a close  ^yesterday, nor is.it possible to give even a  V   summary of   the   important   bills made  VV laws.   Many changes were made in thei  v .. bills when; in committee, and until the  VgSActs passed are received..fromj^the public  ' V vprinterTHE Tribune- wiUSot*v<_ni^reSnVi  VV V.: opinion as to"��� tlieir .'worths1 'T^-Vip**-.; I��� �����$"'  .'..-_... *^ n a a   " i    .      a    ��� ���    a" "  Di]ti nun n*D Pi n Do'��� b"ij    n  n      !P-      n. ^'nD 0,?' ,oJ      J5?��� ^n'  ^������V-VvPRIVATE^XD^  : "*" ��� .toria;are to the effect:*that"Vwprk��^jvill^be:  -������ " commenced on the land.registryibuilding.'  ��; * at Nelson,by .theimiddleXof /ApriUat..the  ".-4' latest,..as ,��the ��� goyerpment-swish "tomopen11  >f.-j" the���_office*. by�����the beginnings of thejnext ���  ;|jj?_'financiai��^e^  ife��.K?:_^&  ,.>y ^flf'a^state^man i had/.taken ���hpld o <piytnet  $.V "���prbblemVof*."nestabli"s-iirig  i&route;to the ^ukon^GanadaAwouldvhave  ���,<f risen^.tosthe.'schem e ^and,the^spnatev?^puldj  '���v&@_36$&iive^jb_ld^  * V:trifled "with ��a fgreat* oppor tunity4 and pro-.  j"r��posedfvtp." get^the^use^pf ��:?f ewimilesiof'  ��-"."tra"m*way^ini*exchah"gexfor "ariV-immense,  i^ja^eapl^ukpn goldpelds. ^ItJ'is all ".right j  '^jgpld sfiejds^^hieh^^  ;;V8p��6sedtg-|fjL^a^a^-.��'T  t"-yi'���Grlpb"es wtf-i pjaying: the sam"ergame,"ahcl b"e-  =J^:-ijbtii^ '^est" ^JPass^f.p&al'.  * ".V'fi*elds^Hich�� its "friends VvveVe; treachifig.  ^^toV.^riToaay..-"thetse �� cBal: fidlds" have  iw}"a>|iellihg.-���;%l,iie' -of. sf>4(J($$p0; "�� ��� value-'  crjet||e^__^iio.tVb3^the _^l ucky__^iii__iS-_-w:hp  igr-i&be^t-ii^V'^'Krthj/biil:' by the cbiintry  " VKhicE Tvas hurrahed intp building.arail-  " ^ay^whfch ithese coal lands Would: have  E&id tor Qsr&�� and o\��er again. Whatever  a^ppeihs jn.regard to the iUaskah bound-  * ary;: the b)am.s will rest tfptf up5n the  ..jspiiate,.which laid its sheayy hand upon a  wipplifh.audVwjicked seheme, but upon the  ". j|ovbrsnhjeht which failed to meet the  -Veihergency >vith a -iclienie which all Cana-  dieins could have supportedi  Conservatives, Let It Alone.  Ithiay he good poiitics'fpr tlie Gfonser-  yatiye  leadqrs   to  Say little   abput   the  " jirobable, failure of  the negotiations at  Washihgtoh.   Bir Charles Tupper may be  entirely accurate in his enumeration of  the grrorj. iivhich invited fail Ave, but he  has to deal with a country which is ready  to welcpme failure up taatter who invited  itv   So long as Canada's representatives  get Out of the negotiations without loss  to the country, partisan criticism of their  style of getting into those negotiations  will lose its sting.   Failure at Washington must put an   end  to  Conservative  hopes of  profit  from the  negotiations.  Almost any sort of a treaty would have  beep useful to the opposition, but it will  be hard for even sir Charles Tupper to  make Votes for his   party   by denouncing    sir    Wilfrid   Laurier   for    failing  when he could only succeed by the sacrifice ot* his Country's interests.   Canada's  representatives at Washington have been  handicapped by their own past utterances.  They proclaimed a mistaken belief that  access to the United States market was a  matter of life and death to Canada.   The  words they uttered in opposition returned  to    curse    them    in   office,   and   a   belief  that Sir Wilfrid Laurier was afraid  to come home without a treaty is one of  the influences which induced the United  States diplomats to drive a hard bargain.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier has come home without a treaty so far.   The Conservative  leaders cannot help their  party by  denouncing his failure.   It is in Canada's interest  that   the United States should  New Spring Goods  TX7"E are opening- out new goods daily and  can show yon Ladies' New York Tailor  Made Venetian and American Duck Suits,  also a nice lot of Ladies' Wrappers. A full  line of Swiss dotted and plain Muslins. New  clothing and latest styles of Hats juit received  A. Ferland & Co.  Klliot Block, Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.  COOKING LESSONS  ARE   IN   ORDER  That your food may by properly cooked, you must have good utensils.  We carry a full stock of everything required.   Call and inspect  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  The Nelson Hardware Go.  V1CTOK-A BLOCK, BAKER STREET, NELSON.  tar ��� =s=  #  �����=>���&.'  :��^  m  %  B  understand that no representatives of  this country will ever be blamed for fail-  in g^to get a treaty at Washington."  Windermere to Have a Rival.  [Golden Minor, February 24th.]  F. W. Aylmer is at Windermere engaged on the survey of the townsite of  Athalmar. This townsite is situated  close to the Salmon Beds, on the west side  of the Columbia river, and near the  northern end of Windermere lake.  It is conveniently situated to Toby and  Horse Thief creeks, up which are the rich  mineral properties that are now attracting  so much attention. The townsite will  soon be placed on the market.  "We hold a  Vaster Empire  than has been"  When the poet wrote these lines  and Postmaster Muloek had them  ���;.   . endorsed on rthe new stamp, they   .    \  JsjV   eould have referred only to the *=  .  ,'  %      EMPIRE     -y.:  % TYPEWRITER  ''  [Jhomspn Stationery Co;,' Ltd.  '-:f,r--    : .; ; -_CT__lIJSO--Sr. V   ."'"    \'-~  -,'  ||v /CALL .AND -SEE -IT :   -\  |. D. J; QHRISTIE  M--( GENERAL BROKER  GARDEN  FIELD and  FLOWER SEEDS  IN LIGHT me^^um' an(* ^ark colors, all sizes and qualities, made  _==_===_=====z=zzz in the most becoming styles, and just the thing for  morning wear. They are low in price good in design, and washing colors  ANY LADY w^�� sees these--goods-cannot resist buying. She  -zzzz==zz_====z====: sees them, we give the price, the tale is done, she  wants at least one  BUT   "*�� ^�� no more talking about wrappers, we want to tell you  _______= of our immense stock of prints, light, medium, dark--to put  it plain, we have every pattern that has been printed this year  THE   VARIETY w^ confuse you and the prices will delight  you.   Come in and see  In bulk and packages.  We sell at eastern  catalogue  prices.  Canada Drug and Book Co.,  LIMITED.  Cornel-, Baker mid Stanley Streets, Nelson.  m  Victoria Biockj  Baker  Street, _Nf��I&0_Tlf     B.C.  .-_TO_R   S_A.X-.___  . -  Ileal Estate in all parts of the City.  KIRK, Lira, ACCIDENT, AND  SICKNESS 1NSU1-ANC1-  J_v_:^__3-JJEJ-_r "3JO;  i��,G>j&.i<r  dflfiee4n=the=Ataejt?deen=_Sldel_:,-^elsqn=  -\ Trunks: and vtdises delivered to .my part of  the cifcy.V    " ,V."    . -' ; /  ���'s   y  All. kinds of draying  dbne: at  reasonable'  rates.;   Moving furniture "a specialty.'  ,  -  .   Stand at corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  W. A. COSTELLQ, PROPRIETOR  G.W,West&Go,  GENERAL TEAMSTERS    '  ^L  ^a^^a ���-a^a^iaia^^ia-a^^ ^^fa fa^ia.  &&m&w&&&f&&^&&.&&f&i&-&f&f  m?  mm<  B��;��;  mmm&  m  mz  -   'M  i=a^w  " AGENTS FOR  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oil  Go.  Washington Brick aqd Lirne Co.  The H. W. lyicNiell Co., Lid., Canadian kr\i\\rd-  cile Coal (Hard)  Business and  Residential Lots  FQB" SALE in the original townsite on easy  ternvs.    ALso lots for  .ind Cascade City.  Apply  sale in Gftlnd P<.i?ks  FRANK  FLETCHEER,   P.L.S.,  J.jand Agent,  Corner Baker nM 1-ootfeniij- Streets,      Nelson, H��C  Charles A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  ,_g___|. STOVEIWO0D  Wilson & fjarshaw  DRAYING and  '.--..    ���";-".--;. ^.c3-_3_sra?.._?icp--s  DARLING BROS., Montreal, '>.��� :  Elevators and Machine Specialties.  DRUMMOND, McCALL CO., Montreal,     ;  .-_.    .    Bar Iron,-Tool Steel, and'Water.Works'Supplies.  SADDLER & HAWORTH, Montreal, ; :  5 High-grade Leather vBelting.  J. A. ROEBLING'S SONS CO., San Francisco,  -    "     Wire"-_ Rope. _  OAKLAND IRON WORKS, Oakland, California,  r"   Ice Machinery and Tutthill Water Wheels.  "-"���;._     ;s__?-__3ci^-_r._c,i-E3s-   ,   '-'    r J  Hydraulic Steel Pipe  Flexible   Steel   Hase-Armour  General IV|anufactures'Agent  Write-for Catalogues/and Prices.;    VANCOUVER, .B.C.  Pafponize Home Industry  SM0l(E;UNII1N MADE CIGARS;  ii  6tril SPECIALTY  Bus meets: all trains and bodfs.  Special attention given the transfer of baggage. .Office and stables  On -Vernon street, opposite The  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  EXPRESS and DRAYING  SEAL ESTATE and GENEBAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOR WKST BANK B. C BUILDING.  ZETOIR   S-A______m  Having purchased tho express and draying  business of J. W. Cowaii^ we arc prepared  t.p do all kinds of ^ork in this lino, and solicit the patronage of the people of Nelson.  Orders left at D. MCArtliur & Go's store,  northwest corner Baker and Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephono 85  SlANUFACTURKd BY THE  KoOtenay Cigar  Manufacturing Co.  WHEN YOU REQUIRE  BLACKSMITH ING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a flrst-class  whtiohvrlKl.U ....  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custoii. work froni outside points.  GOMER DAVIS & Co.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Dairy Ranch, on Kootenay Lake near  Nelson ���......, ��5000  House and Wo lots on Mill street (snap) 1100  House ancl two lots on Vernon street 1000  House and lot on Victoria street ... 2100  House and lot on Victoria street . . . 1650  House and lot on Victoria street . . . 1900  House and two lots on Carbonate St. 1800  ALEX   STEWART,   Mining   Broker.  Office:  Turner & Boockh block, Bakor and  Ward streets Nelson.  Bulbs, Hoses, Hollies, Rhododendrons,  Fancy Evergreens, etc. Thousands are  growing on my own grounds. Most  complete stock in the province. Bees  and bee supplies, agricultural implements, spray. pumps', and cut flowers.  New catalogue now ready. .  B0i Westniiueter Road, Vancouver, B, O.  SHOP:   Hall Street, between Baker and Varnon, Nelson  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lager Beer  Ale and Porter  ltciiiijinoor ydu can get them froin  S. J. 1I6MTON  Aberdeen lilbck. Nclsoli, B.;C.  c. f. mtm  Wood Dealeir  BEST DRY WOOD  Assessment "Act'-.anfe^  WEST KOOTENAY DISTRICT, f.ELS0N DIVISION.  Delivered to any part of the city*  Full measurement guaranteed.  Office at Corner Baker and Ward Streets.  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade.  Brewer/ at Nelson.  STEINWAY  The   Standard  of the World.  Piano  NORDHEIMER  The Artistic  Piano of  Canada.  ABT AND MUSIC CO., Nelson, Agents.  Notice   of Applieation   for  Certificate   of  �� Improvements.  BER-.II. I. 3251 G. 1, EUl-EKA L 3255 G. 1, O. V. G. FRACTION  I. 325- G. 1, M-ITANNIA L 3253 G. 1, GltAN-3 L. 1840 G. 1, MAC  FRACTION I. 325G O. 1, MINEKAL CLAfMS, SITUATE IN  THE NELSON MINING DIVISION OV WEST KOOTENAY  DISTRICT, AND LOCATED ON TOAD MOUNTAIN, ADJOINING THE HALL MINES. ,      _��� ,,  Take notice that I, John Hirsch, as agent for the Hall  Mines Company, Limited, free miner's certiflcate No.  2551a, intend, sixty days from tho 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 tho issuance of such  certificate of improvements. JOHN HIRSCH.  Dated this 26th day of November, 1898. [Jan 25]  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from tho  date 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, situato three miles east of  Nelson, on the outlet of Kootenay lake, in West Kootenay district, British Columbia. ���   ������������  WILLIAM ROBERTS.  Dated February 3rd, 1899. _^_______^__  The Tribune will buy Old Rags  And Sell Old Newspapers;  Notice,is hereby givon in accordance withftlieStatutes,  that provincial revenue tux and ull 'taxes levied under  tho Assessment Act, are np>y diio for the year'1899.'~ All  the abovd-named. taxes collectable ��wi"thin the \ybst  Kootenay district, NeLson division, are payable at my  office; .Kaslo..  Assessment - taxes are collectable at the .following  rates, viz.":  If paid on or before Juno 30th, 1889.  Tht'eorflftlis of one por cent.pit real prtitSerty.  -Two and ono-liulf per cent on assessed value of ��.wild  land. .  One-half of one per cent oii personal property.  On so much on the incomo of any pernon as oxceeds  one thou.aii-t dollars, the following ratios, nauirily: i.pon  such excess of incomo when tho sdnio is not nioro tlian  ten thousand dollars, ono per cont; when such excess is  over ion thousand dollars and not more 'than, twenty  thousand dollars, one and one-quarter of oiicper hcont;  when such excess is over twenty thousand, dollars, one  and oiie-lial- of one per cont.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1899.  ��� ��� Edtr-flfths of one per cent on real property.  -' Three per cent on the assessed value of wild land.;  Three-fourths of one por cent on personalijiDpperty;  On so much on the income of any person as exceeds one  thousand dollars, the following rates, namely: upon such  excess when the same is not more than ten thousand  dollars, one and one-quarter of. one per. cent;; when  such excess is over ton thousand dollars and not more  than twenty thousand dollars, ono and one half of one  per cont; when such excess is over twenty thousand dollars, one and three-quarters of one per cent.  Provincial revenue tax, ��3 por capita.  JOHN KEEN, Assessor and Collector.  Kaslo, B. C, 23rd January, 1899.'  ITOTICE.  A general meeting of the shareholders of the Nelson  Electric Light Company, Limited, will bo held at the  company's office on Vernon street, m tho City of Nelson,  on Saturday, the fourth day of March, 1899, at tho hour  of eleven o'elock in the forenoon.  Such meeting is called for the purpose of:  1. Ratifying and sanctioning tho action of the directors with respect to the sale of tho Nelson Electric Light  Company, Limited, of their plant and franchise to tho  City of Nelson.  Ratifying and sanctioning such sale..  Ratifying and authorizing the execution of ell noc-  essary conveyances to carry out such sale.  4.   Transaction of all other necessary business to effect  such sale.   By order.  Dated FeteuaiT Wflj, 1899.  J. H. MATHESON, THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON,  B. C, TUEJDAY, MBMTARY 28, ism.  Capital,'  Rest, .  all paid  up,    -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATHCONA AND   MT. ROYAL, Presldont  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  R   S. CLOUSTON General Manager  -CT-aLSoasr _B_B---.2sro___:  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.  THE B^_2sT-K:  OF  NELSON       BHANG-IKS IN       LONDON (England),  NEW YORK,  OHIOAOO  and In the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable Transfers  ORjkNT COMMKKCIAL AND TRAVELLERS' CREDITS,  available in any part of the world.  DRAFTS ISSUED    COLLECTIONS HADE; ETC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OK.INTEREST PAID  THE   FRENCH   PARLIAM-BNT.  The Nolsest Deliberative Body In the Civilized  World.  If you have strong nerves and a sense of  humor, I do not know of a better place of  amusement in Paris than the Chamber of  Deputies. We went last week with a  friend, a deputy, on a Friday, the ��� day  reserved for "interpellations." The impressions I carried away were vivid. Remembering the relicof Oriental barbarism,  the ladies' gallery at the -House of  Commons, where, if not on the front row,  one squints one's eyes in a vain ��� effort to  see, a woman's first impression on seating  heraelf in the French chamber's lower  tribune is that of gratitude toward the  polite race that reserves the first two  benches for the fair sex.  Though the decorations are strictly in  Empire style���green hangings with stiff  gold borders and wreaths, severe desks  with brass inlays���there is an air of democratic simplicity about the huge amphitheatre, or hemicycle, to be exact.' Above  a cold bas-relief���France distributing  laurel crowns to somebody, the allegory  is as clear as such allegories usually are-  hangs a handsome faded Gobelin, a copy-  of Raphael's "School of Athens." How'  the philosophers must laugh in -their  sleeves at night when nobody is looking  on!   ,. ; ..     .  The ushers,   with   heavy steel chains  around,:their , necks -and   tiny-looking'  - swords at their sides, fell into double file  as the distant roll of a drum is heard. The  rataplan comes.nearer and the chef, des  huissiers announces in stentorian tones:.  "M. le President detla Chambre!"     This  - office, which corresponds to that of our  speaker, is not a sinecure, as I soon found  out. The present" incumbent is M. Paul  Deschanel, son of a distinguished litterateur still holding a chair at the College de  France. M. Deschanel is the youngest  man who has ever held the post; he is  universally.respected for his moderation,  energy, and impartiality. One takes an  instinctive liking to .him  as he briskly  \. mounts the steps and seats himself in his  mighty mahogany chair. Sleek and well-'  groomed, he wears evening-dress���white  cravat and all���the only- man en' habit: in  the assemblage. With.his sharp features,  and alert air,'you would take him -for a  successful Wall Street broker.  The members-drift -in, lounge about, '���  and hail one another with a.Latin,pro.  fusion of gesture. Look at that pair-coming in; the man with the river-god's beard  has Hung his arm around his companion's  neck; they are deep in some, confabulations,-,��� A. ^handsome[-. meridional, who  ;l6okjs^-ik"e.-_dp^  (o.it'dtflctaiv and nashi.ng^ey.ein* "turns,"his"*;  =o0ra��&.a"ssesson^  tlie;^adies'"��5Vre7".iti"' ftill: -force^andSyeryJ1  smart,. .tpOfoJ, fora ^seance.* .&% th�� B/Pd,laii:Sj  BBurbpn*' is" a "function; that calls for  Grande lei.lie.1 Alway^ the same orgie of  fui?s; a curious .barbaric/tiottfjs struck" by  the Russian wolf-skins", Vwith "''natural-  ized'' heads,"t;ails and falaws, worn'-is boas  by many, piquante Parisians. ����� T__.e> _tie_u-<  bers who do nptjoin the animated groups  talking in t_i'e"pit" gradually climb iufcbv  tlieir ..seats, One niisses the dignified,  ri��ddy!Ms P.'s slumbering in corners* under  tlie shadow, of "tlieir '"$111 'ti&t-,. .waiting for  a disvision." There if hat ti" Erdinchtnaii;  napping hpte, "I warrant you-^the at-'-  mosphere is too bracing. The red ribbon  tif the Legion of Hondr blossoms in every:  other button-hole.  '. Stentor rbars out: "Messieurs, la seance;  est ouVertel" and the preliminary .skir-  niishing.begins. A Verbose, black-avised  Algerian deputy brings forth a grievance  against certain Neapolitan fishermen,  who, though they .'��� spend only three  months of .the year on the Algerian coast,  are naturalized and get the benefits of  French citizeisiship. He is plainly considered a borefwitn his Neapolitan fishermen, and his voice is promptly drowned  in a universal conversation that rise?  from the three hundred or so members  present. Nothing daunted, he reads his.  speech to the bitter end, and is succeeded  'by a hairy socialist, who gallops into the  arena On "a hobby that, it seems, prances:  regularly once a year, to wit, the turning1  to  some useful   purpose  of the*plot of'  ground   now  covered   by   the   Chapel!*  Expiatoire, where the bodies of Louis, the  Sixteenth  and   Mary  Antoinette rested  till   placed in   the abbey at  St.   Denis.  The absurd   little socialist,    hatter  by  trade, finds in the monument an "obstacle  to the march of the republic and a scandal to the world !"  Anybody who remembers the melancholy spot on Boulevard  Haussmann, with its gray stone cloisters  simulating    classic    tombs   among   the  drooping lilacs, would grieve to think of  some modern, commonplace building rising and destroying all trace of the tragic  East.   The socialist gets a deserved snub-.,  ing from M. Dupuy, who concludes with  Are now prepared to issue  Drafts and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  dignity: "To  insure  the march  of pro-  SresB, I trust we may never be forced to.  isturb the repose of the dead."  Heretofore, the object of the assemblage seems to have been to make as  much noise as possible and compel the orator to crack his voice in shouting out  his address. In vain M. Deschanel has  rapped on the brass-bound rim of his desk  with a heavy wooden paper.cutter���a  mild instrument, but one that he does  good execution with. In vein has he rung  a big lever-handled bell that stands within ' reach of his hand. In vain has the  deep-voiced usher at regular intervals,  like a pendulum that wags every five  minutes, roared iu a benevolent voice, always with the same inflection: "Silence,  messieurs, s'il vous plait !"���  But  if one had   thought the seance a  noisy one thus far, what was there left to  think when, after a lull of a minute or  ���two,  the speaker���for we will so call M.  Deschanel���announced, impressively: "La  parole   est   a  M.  Berton.       The   young  socialist, known.among his following as  La Gosse���translated "the Kid," though  he is much  more of a lamb in aspect���  mounts the tribune and  begins his interpellation concerning the so-called diplomatic dossier in the aifaire.   The extraordinary   long  frock-coat  that   he  has  donned  for  the   occasion   gives  him a  quaint   village-dominie  look.     His  fair  locks and St. John's  beard go  with his  high, Sistine Chapel tenor voice. 0But he  is a peruistent  little.fighter for all his  looking so mild as milk.   .A long prologue  filled    with    time-worn     phrases���"the  friends of light and truth," "the immortal  principles of '80," and the rest of the litany  ���gets the audienc* into a rage of impatience.      'What   are    you.  driving at?"  "Come to the point!" "Where- do you go  to find your friends of light and truth ?"  are hurled at him.   The speaker shouts  to the last interrupter:'   "M. Lazies, may  I beg of ..you - for the hundredth time to  abandon that intolerable habit of yours  of constantly breaking in on the orator ?"  Ah ! Aha! of satisfaction and relief greets  the cherub when -he finally reaches the  object .of his interpellation:   "Does the  ultra-secret dossier exist? .If it existed  did it contain letters from,the emperor of.  Germany?   If  so, -what 'has become of  these letters?"   The minister of foreign  affairs, M.  Delcasse,L answers - promptly,  "No !" and starts a hearty, laugh by winding up :    "If such letters had been manufactured jthey  certainly  would  .not   be  brought to. the' Quai d Orsay."  However  naif diplomats may be considered, such  stuff they never would accept."  In the meantime a grand free fight has  developed between the orator and Mr.  Millevoye. Sides are taken. The noise is  awful. Shouts reverberate from one side  of the.room to the other. ."A cowardly  attack 1" is the cry. Members rise from  their seats and. join the fray. It is a  wordy war; no actual blows . are, exchanged. ADelsartian might get points  onVgesture, however. The-president of  the Chamber���one wonders his hair stays  ��� so-sleek, it ought to stand on end���puts  his hand to his mouth to make a speaking-  trumpet, and yells: "Messieurs, have you  utterly forgotten that the proprieties (les  convenances) must'be observed?" After,  which he rings a tocsin with his big bell  and extends his arms over his.turbulent  crowd in an attitude of benediction���he  must feel quite the other thing : "Je vous  conjure,-messieurs 1"  But the clou of .the aftei'noon wBasn the  sp.i-gclivof M. Meline,"���^the heSd��6f the; "niln-  iistryVftliaj. "lasted 'txy&",year���s?--&n age in  Ltlij$l#un&k  tflieiBtisson ^  MyMelihe ihasthe s^are, ;k^en jfage of a  ' Navy Ehglander, whit'e haiiyfinq -mutton  _hops, and; aii imper-'urbkb|e";sang^froid.  -He;" made a, good defepse for hot" having  undertaken the revision:; "I congratulate  myself that I didn't undertake jt then s s,  ,��� ,n X admit the situation now to, have  changed*" ." . . He made, a, goqd fight  ioY> the army, and apparently had a large  IMPERIAL BANK  OF CANADA  Capital, Paid Up  Reserve  $2,000,000  1,200,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO  O. 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.  following in the house, for the applause  was prolonged and deafening. Hands  were held out to him on all sides. The  manifestation was pronounced "unforget-  able, significant," an oration���enfin ; the  word is not so much abused here as it is  with us.  The further issues of the afternoon  were tame after this climax. Our depute  friend looked a bit sheepish when we  askedjtnm if the house was always so violent. "Yes, their conduct is inadmissible  ���it is regrettable���but what would you ?  We are Latins and have le verbe haut."  Elizabeth Miller.  Paris, January 24th, 1899.  The Tremont Hotel  NIAL0J.E & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and Frospeetors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS OX HAND  One of the best arid most pop-  :   iilar hotels in Nelson.  QUEEJII'S HOTEL  1    "      -    BAKER STREET, NELSON.  M  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  We are now carrying a most complete line of Bar Supplies, including  all the latest styles of Whisky, Wine  and Beer glasses. Our prices are low  and the quality the best procurable  ti  ib  ib  ti  Hi  ib  ��� V ���  W  Hi  ib  ib  Hi  ib  ib  Hi  ib  ib  Hi  ib  ib  Hi  ti  ib  Hi  ib  ib  Hi  ib  Hi  Hi  ib  ib  W. F. TEETZEL & GO  ti  ib  ib  ib  ib  Hi  ib  Hi  Hi  ib  ib  ib  ib  ib  Hi  ib  ti  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortable  bedrooms and   first-class dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  _R--Vr_-__S   -$2   -PER   _D-_V3r  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  AND SOO'LINE  Fast and  Short  Route  to* and   From  Kootenay Country. ~  First-class and Tourist Sleepers Operated from  \' *' PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC  Tickets issued through and baggage  -"' ^     .'        checked to destination.  co_isr-N"__--CTXO-_srs  Robson,.  Mrs.  E. C.   CLARKE,  Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary,  Vienna l^st&urant  Baker slt'cot, between, Josephine .iind  Hailstreets, Nelson.  M 1.AI.S AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NlfiJlT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  R. HURRY, Prop.  r|. D. HUME, Manager.  The fiiiost hotel in the interior.  Lanjfc .<jaiii|Slc rooiiis.   Steam h&iH.andc'leqtric light.  COltNER OF WARD AND VI'-RN'Oft g'l'S., NEI.SON  Madden House  l.AKER AS'D WARD StRl.iSTS, NELSON  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management uincC 1890.  The bed-roonu at-  well furnished  and   lighted by  electricity.  Tho dining-room is not second to any tn Kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by Mia. best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars. .  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  The only restaurant in the city  employing* only white .pooks.  Merchants'lunch from 12 to 2  o'clock, 25 cents. Dinner from 5  to 8.    Short orders   at   all   hours.  IsrOTIO-E..  Thore will be ajnoeting  Hi  March.'lst,  Nelson, at tho Hotel  of the Liberal Association of  umo, on Wednesday evening,  All members are requested to be present.  Those desirous of joining should send in their names  at once to the secretary. ���������  GEO. C.' TUNSTALL. JR.. Secretary.  Nelson, February 22nd, 1889,  Large and well lighted Heated by hot air  Reasonable rates Sample twins  Electric bells and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL,   VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Revelstoke, B. C.  '���}  Nelson, B. C.  Free bus meets all trains  Hourly street car to station  Notice   or  Applieation   for  Certifieate  of  improvements.  Yellowstone min-skai, claim, situate in- the nelson  mininc division oi' west kootknav distkict, and  located six miles east of salmon rivek, on kol-ks  of wolf and sheep ckei-ics.  Take notice that I. J. M. R. F.iirbairn. acting ns agent  for Hugh M. Billings, free miner's certificate No. 21,780a,  and Thomas Bonnet, free miner's certificate No. IH.CHoA,  intend, sixty days from the datehoreof, to apply to the  mining recordor tor a certificate of improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  claim. And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such  certificate of improvements. J. M. R. Jb'AIRBAXRN.  Dated this 28th day of February, 1899.  ~~ATLANTIC   STEAMSHIP   TICKETS.  To and from European points via Canadian and American lines.   Apply for sailing dates, rates, tickets, and  full information to any Canadian Pacific railway agent or  C. P. R. City Agent, Nelson.  WILLIAM BTITT, G��ner*l & S. Agent. Wltmipflg.  Rossland, Trail and  Leave.                ������             D-MLY Arrive.  (i:10p. m NELSON 10:30 p.m.  Main Line and Intermediate Points via Slocan Lake.  Leave.                               DAILY - Arrive  ��:.'��. a. m NELSON 8:30 p. m.  Kootenay Lake~K,aslo fJoute-Steartier. Kokanee.  Leave.                Daily Except Sunday Arrive-  4:00p.m NEI.SON 11:00 a.m.  K.ooten,ay fjiwer Route-Steamer Moyie.  Mon., Wed..,Eri. ���     ���    ���    Tues.. Thurs.> Sat.  ''Si'Opa;m> Leitve;./....-.-NELSONJ..5.;.�����.Arrlye-6:507i.,;,m.i  JVIal-Cs connection at Pilot Bay with steamer- Kokanee;  _iii.b6tli_direction_f.      ' =---  -=���-~^-  SteahTcrsFpn^their jcspcctiyiirroutes call- atTprincipar  landings ih both" directibhS, and at other points when  signalled. ���  "Ascertain Rates and full, information by addressing.  iieareSt local agehj; or  C. E, B_-\SLEY, City TicKet Agent  R. W. DREW, Agent  W. F. Andehson, TravcliliJ? Passenger Agent, Nclsdii.  ,E. J. CoYLBj Dis't I?aHsoilger Ageiltj Vancouver.  Spokane Ealls& lopthfepn,  Nelson 4 -MU StieppaFd^  Red Mountain Railways.  Tlfe only all rail route without change of cars.  between- Nelson an,d Rossland, and  Spokan.8 and Rosslaqd;  DAILY   TRAINS.  Leavo ' Arrivi.  9:lll:a.m NELSON 5:30p.m.  ll:55a.ni  ,... ROSSLAND :.:lOp.m.  8:30 a. m SPOKANE ,.C10 p. m.  The train that leaves Nelson at 0:20 a. m.. makes close  Connections at Spokane with trains for all Pacific Coast  points.  Passengers for Kettlo, River and Boundary Creek con  nect at Marcus with stage daily.  C. G. DIXON, G. P. & T. A.  K^aslo & Slocan Railway  PRACTICAL  ELECTRICIAN  Will contract to supply and install any l^ind of electrical machjnery  Will wire buildings for electric lighting, electric bells,  -electric burglar alarms, electric annunciators.  -  Will contract to install fire alarm systems in towns an  cities.   Full slock ot wire and fixtures on hand.  WRJTE FOR, PRJCES.    Office and Storeroom:   Josephirje Street, J.elsoh.,  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.  HEAD  OFFICE,   LONDON,   ENGLAND.  A'l .conpmunicatiorjs relating  to British) Columbia  &65,VNelstori|"  business;-to if be; addressed .to_.P. O. Drawer  British, C^lyp.bia1  J.  S.  RQbERIGK ROBERTSONi" General IVIanager  S FOWLER,:E,M;, Minif.g;Engirieer  f NEoaoN, p^iQ.  Situate  ber of  district  the  Crow's  any  description  of Kootenay.  Nest Railway  any quantity at any place >  lenuers ouiicnea G a. bigelow man  G, A.  BIGELOW,  fyiANAGEB  GOING WEST  Leave    8.00 a. in.  Arrivo. 10.40    "  GOING EAST  Arrive 3.55 p. m.  Leave  1.15    "^  DAII.V  Kaslo  Sandon  CODY   BRANCH.  Leave    11.00 a. m. Sandon Arrive 11.40 a. m  Arrive   11.15    " Cody Leave 11.25    "  G. ��. CQPl-1-AND, Superintendent.  Kootenay Railway & Navigation Co^  LAKE AND  RIVER DIVISION  STR. INTKRNATIONAL  Daily except Sunday.      Pacific standard time  KASLO TO NELSON  South      Read Read      North  bound     down up        bound  Loavo    0:30 a.m    Kaslo    ,.8:30 p.m. Arrive  Due       7:30   m     Ainsworth 7:10    n Due  Duo       8:1)0    it      Pilot Bay  6:30    ��� Due  Due       8:15   n    Balfonr 6:00    n Due  Due       9:45   n   ....Fivc-milo Point....5:10   �� ���      Due  Arrive 10:30    h   ...'.  Nelson  ..4:30    ..      I-Cavc  Connects with N. & Ft. S. Ry. train for Spokane, leaving Five-mile-Point at 10:05a.m.  Steamers leavo Kaslo city wharf at foot of Third atroot  ROBBRT IRVING. Hanaser. '  FLOORING, LINING, MOULDINGS,.dDOORS,  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. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON,  B. C, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1809.  undries  "TT7"E carry the most  complete  line  of drug sundries in Kootenay  and  the   quality of our  goods   is   the  best that money can buy*    Our prices  higher than   our   competitors  inferior  goods.  See that your  prescriptions are  filled by us.  ./We use none but tlie best quality of drugs and chemicals  Special attention given to their compounding  W. F. Teetzel &Go.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREWS, NELSON"  Just  arrived,  a  stock  of  the  celebrated  Box Calf,  Heavy Goodyear Welt,  Chrome Tanned,  Leather Lined Shoes  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS UP  Another Challenge on the Hospital  Question.  Nelson, February 28th, 1S9S.  To the Editor oi The Tribune : In reply-  to James G. Kirby's letter-iu yesterday's  issue I wish to state that I do not intend  to enter into discussion with "Civis"  through any agent. Let "Civis" get up  out of the grass and show himself a man.  For the benefit of the public I will make  the following statement: I challenge  anyone to prove a single instance where I  refused to admit a fit and deserving person, according to hospital rules, for treatment, observing at all times professional  etiquette, when there was accommodation  iu the Kootenay Lako General hospital.  The rules practiced in courts of justice to  be adopted for taking evidence, etc., iu  this case.  I deposit with you, Mr. Editor, a certi-  Qed cheque i'or the the sum of $50, to be  forfeited to the said hospital if my statement is proven incorrect, providing the  person accepting the challenge does the  same and accepts it over his own signature.  There, Mr. Editor, is a fair, plain, definite statement, which I am sure will  satisfy every unprejudiced person, aid  unless this challenge-is taken up I shall  not have anything further to say on tlie  subject.   Yours respectfully,  Geo. A. B: Hall.  Oiip price. $4.50  M^ular price, $5.00  i3.and 20, Baker Street,:  vp-(__��osto_Bee Store);Nelson  (-(& ?VBranch Store at YMIR.  James A. Gilker  Wholesale Markets at Nelson, Rossland. Sandon and Greenwood.  '$$*:+ p^^y;:f^^?^f^/^ ��� STORES AT ; ': ��� - - ��� ��� '^-,    y'; ~: -" '. '  (Nelsft^ Sanclon, Silverton, Cascade  - *'".#:���3HjGi^ Greenwood and Sirdar.     ; ���   .  ^ORDERS^BWJMAIl^S"*  P|?OMPTLY>FPRWAflDEDj  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  il^S^  ^NirsiKTEi)ip:sTS  FISH AND t^iliTRf IN^ASON  (II||r jStregf^ $llel:s'dH  ��� . 1*11   .1 nn i kv^  OJlpRRS Bf M_��ljj l-lSCKf^K CARWVp 4;N_J J'R0M-?T AMlijiN'fiOV  Priqcs nii low tut siime can h<? obtained in, Canada.  THE ItAYMONI) WJfKfiiJ.Klt, & WU.SON  T)ro\iJTt:ud and Seven   Cabinet, Mirror Cabinet, Libra-  CAhjhor.  Drawer is 'finished, in Mack  "Wali-.it,  and   which   is   not  s'nrpflKsed in tlie liiarkefc.  Cabinet, .  ry Cabinet, Drop lieail   arid  7-Drawer is finished ill Oak,  Rotary Shuttle, Ball Bearing  TIIK DOMESTIC, "WHITE AND ZENITH  "-Drawer, furnished in Quartered Oak and Walnut  If yon arc 'Chinking, about buying a machine call and seo  them and be convinced that 1 moan what 1 say.  There: is no necessity of sending but of Nelson when you can  can see what you are buying arid get it for the same money.  THE  JEWELER  THE  JEWELER  Nelson   Opera   House  One week, commencing' Monday, February 27th.  BUCHANAN DRAMATIC COMPANY  Tonight���"fanchqi) the  Pure drama and comedy, up-to-date specialties. Prices, 50 cents, 75 cent- and $L  otr_��T-_-.i-sr 2��ie_ais -A-i- s;3o  Transfer of Mineral Claims.  The transfer of the following mineral  claims were recorded today at the Nelson  office: Hawk Eye, situate on Porcupine  creek, one-half interest; Chehalis, Oregon,  Lottie, Hattie, situate on Wild Horse  creek, one-quarter interest in each; Eaple  Bird, Eagle Rock, situate on Porcupine  creek, one-third interest in each; Little  Friend, Little Georgie, situate on Wi Id  Horse creek, one-third interest in each���  E. S. Kellegham of Ymir to Joseph Sturgeon of Nelson, consideration $250; Free  Coinage, situate on the east fork of Cottonwood creek���John vAytoh Gibson of  Nelson to J. Fred Hume and Thomas C.  Collins of Nelson, one-third interest in  each;, Berne, situate on south slope of  divide between Kootenay and Slocan  lakes���Max Heck man to Charles Faas of  New Denver, one-quarter interest; Morning Star, one-quarter mile east of Dundee  mine, near Ymir���J. L. Parker to Ernest  Kennedy of Rossland..  Too Much for the Cooking Reporter.  The roost desirable methods for cooking  vegetables and cereals was the subject ot  Miss Livingston's lecture yesterday afternoon. It was probably the most useful  lecture iu.the series so far, as all the dishes prepared were within the range of  everyday cooking., Thursday afternoon  promises to "be the most popular day in  the lecture , course..: Oir Thursday Miss,  Livingstone will lecture and give practi-:  -cal demonstrations on ,the' making of  plain and raised, pastry. There was too  much in yesterday's programme for ttie  TKii_uni_ representative to follow,. .The  dishes succeeded each other too quickly1;"  and had a habit of becoming so hopelessly.  mixed on the stove, that they bore out  the remark pf the, lecturer that there was  a grave danger of becoming mixed. '  = Wants Information. - \  The following i's respectfully = referred  to the public works coh.__-ittee.of the city  council for reply :-   ��� . ?   ,.   -. ������,  ; ���    - = - Delhi) Minnesota, February 2'rrt.    ���  ���   Postmaster, Nelson, B. (..���Dear Sir: As several- of us  iare preparing togo out to your town.this spring, aiid.as.-  ;-WC are unacquainted, "I write you for ."a little iiiforma-  (1ion. "What wages aro paid carpenters and-'"masons per  idoy, and what do.common laborers get?   What is board.  I by tlie week, and what kind of a climate?   Can carpen-  , ters work all winter, and if not, what time in the spring J  do thcy.go to work?   Yours rospcctfully,  ;=   y.. -    -'   '. A. T.^STEVKNSON.  ! ' Miscellaneous News'and Gossip.  ���'- -Bruce Craddock of Trail was over at  Greenwood   last  week, aud  when, there"  purchased a lot on Copper-- street, next to  tlie Bank otJBritish. North America,.pay-  npgiihei'pfpiy^^QOy, '(lime- can gdiasdiodh  "licghse*-l&^ilnfbuil.d.J" -   -       D   s ";    ���.  Nei5.0ri until recfentlyj isj now feel ling real  estate at Greenwood, having secured, the  agency Jor the Fisher addition to Green-"  wc-otU  The Ladies? Aid So-iejby of the Methodist church will giyei a social teia ou Wednesday eveoihgi from 5 toV7 o'clock, dt the  residenceVo[f Mrs. E.-.G. Jlrilyesi An ad-  hlission oi 10 cents will be charged, thfe  ^���oce.eds to be deyotecl to tht.- building  fund of She rieyy pirSioritige.  iThef editor of {Dins "TitMiujcii! has been  the ��.61,6 spectator at a prize light, an iim-  pife" .St a baseball game, S starter at a  hbrse i^acej; a lookpiit a& A fai'o game, a  judge at a hO.?e-ree' race, has presided at  a meeting oi' a city council, aud i$ now  called ou to be a referee over a hospital  dispute where evidence must be taken  under the rules th.it govern law courts.  The performance given last night in the  Nelson Opera house by the- Buchanan  company was attended by about 200 people. The acting, as a whole, was fair, but  the pl&y, "Queen's Evideuce," gave little  Opportunity for the display of much dramatic talent. Tonight "Fanehon the  Cricket" will be produced.  Rev. Robert Frew is on his way to  Revelstoke to attend the sessions of the  Kamloops Presbytery, which opens at  Revelstoke tomorrow.  James Bowesof Silverton was in Guelph,  Ontario, ten days ago. .He is now a married  man, having found a wife at Listowel,  Ontario.  It is rumored that the Kootenay Railway & Navigation Company has made  arrangements for the building of a new  steamer to run between the end of the  Nelson & Bedlington road and Kootenay  Lake points.  A game of curling was played last  night between two rinks composed of  George W. Steele, James Lawrence, A.  Currie, Frank Tamblyn (skip), Dr. G. A.  B. Hall, R.S, Kinghorn, J. ft Wallace,  judge Forin (skip), resultinc in a victory  for the latter by a score of 13 to S poiuls.  The game was keenly contested, the score  on the ninth end being Sail, but the last  three ends Tamblyn was off play and  failed to score a point.  The tug Ymir will have considerable  speed. On her trial trip she made fourteen  miles an hour, which is about equal to the  speed of the steamer Nelson in her best  days.  The Canadian Pacific barge brought in  fifteen cars from Kootenay Lniiding last  night. Thirteen ware loaded with Crow's  Nest enke for tlie Trail smelter and the  other two coutninrd domestic coal for  local par tie?.  Alex. Long, the prospector and miner,  can hear of something to his advantage  by calling at the office of Thk Tribune.  The skating race last night at the Crystal rink between E. J. Scovilof Kaslo  and Otto Augustine of Sandon for the  championship of British Columbia, was  won easily by Scovil by one lap. The ice  was in good condition and there was a  fair attendance of spectators.  W. II. Grant, accountant for P. Burns  &Co., will leave shortly for Calgary to  cake charge of the Alberta office of the  firm.  Walter^!). Brewster, the former agent  of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company  at Trail, who is held for appropriating the  company's money without its consent,  was admitted to bail this afternoon by  judge Forin; himself for $2500 and sureties  for a like amount.  .A Whist Problem.  The Kaslo Whist Club has been trying  for a week to .solve the following problem : Hearts are trumps, A is to lead, aud,  with B for a partner, to get all seven  tricks in spite of the best defence of Y  and Z.  A holds���heart S and 10; c'ub deuce and  tray; diamond tray and 10; and spade  deuce. -.;..._  Y holds���heart tray and 0; diamond 7,  8 and 0; .jpade n and 6.  B holds���heart 6, i and deuce; diamond  0 and deuce; spade 7 aud 4.  Z holds���heart 9 and 7; club 5 aud 4;  diamond 5 and 4; spade tray.  And There Are Others.  Nelson is not the only city exploited.  Tammany is exploiting New Yoik city as  freely as of old, the city's law department  affording one rich and typical sample.  Mayor Van Wyck, himself a lawyer and  once a judge, has a counsel detailed simply to advise him ou legal matters at  $9000 a year, and Guggenheimer, president of the municipal council, at $5000 a  year, although a lawyer, has a counsel of  his own at $0000.- And there are others.  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  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  Giant, Caps and Fuse  Tools, Cutlery, Tin  and Woodenware  Stoves, Ranges,  Iron, Steel,  Sheet  Iron, T-Rails  Paints, Oils, Glass  NELSON STORE AND OFFICE:   Corner Baker and Josephine Sts.  NELSON WAREHOUSE:   Corner Hall Street and City Wharfs  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO.  Will   be found   in  their  new  premises  on  with  a  complete  stock  of  Baker Street  Shelf and  Heavy  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  ",..".^ Business Mention.  -Raffle for  a   mountain sheep's  The Oilico tonight. .  head at  New-"Advertisements Today.-  Kaslo���Certificate oCiinprorcnicnt  -J...V-. R.' Faii-bairn  notice  , ��� -  H. II. Vincent, Nelson  Nelhon Opera -House���'  -Merchant tailoring.  Fanehon, "the Cricke  -   r.      . ".=  Business Mention.     ���"- '  *  - Raille for a mountain-,sheep's head at  The Oilice'tonight: .      .- .....  V,HELP   WANTED. V rl  {7JLERK��� __\>r Reiieral."store. Mn.sl bo.good on 'dry  ^" goods' and store (rimming. "State references'. G.  H. Gilpin, Cranbrook, 13. C. '-     -, - '  " ..        FOR   SAXiE. \ '<*.       ' -  CORNER LOT���North cast corner Baker and Josephine'  'streets. Nelson, 50 by lSO.'-'wiUi all-improvements.  Price $10,000 cash. _ Apply.to- John Houston. \_-  TXTEREST IN A 'J'OWXSITE-For further, particu-  x" lars apply at,The Tribune o(Hce,"= Vernon street:    L"  FURNISHED   ROOMS.  NICE, newly furnished rooms for'rent,  with  electric light, and furnace^ heat,  .street, opposite English church.  Apply  bath,  on -Silica  You will find it to }rour advantage, to consult us  "-l   ' =   '    - before .-placing' '-your orders "..-'".    '  Tinsmithing atjd Plunjbing.a Specialty"  Estimates Cheerfully Furnisfjed  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  to eat  After attending* the'1 course = of lectures, on cooking-;-'given  by   Miss   Livingstone,. the. Iadies;, of . Nelson . will .require,  pure,  fresh groceries, in "order"'to produce" the best, results  from instructions received.^  Try our Flour^'T;eas, Spices1^  etc., ;etc  -Qn account of; buying wholly in carload ,'lots, "  our prices will be found lower than ever:,.'   .,/  Our weather here is uncertain . aiid'  you (.liould always !>e ready for cold  sniips. We have a full line of coal  stoves and, beaters on, hand and invite an inspection of our stock.  BAKER STREET, NELSON; B.C.  son-: A(.i.NTf''s "���"OR  Monsoon and Blue Ribbon  Company, Ltd.  '.sofij.' ^vftENfrS mix  Monsoon and Blue gibbon  There j,s nothing no rofr(S.siiiu(f, wj a cup ;pC  Tins you can have by going to headquarters, wliere you liavo a selection of brai\ds  to choose from. ^v'e cai-ry three celebrated brands MONSOON. BLUB -RIBBON AND  SAJ-AI3A, the only reliabjo package tea iii the market. We caii also :au|)ply you'"-.vith  bulk teas, including Japan, Gunpowder, Hyson and Black. '   ^.i .'',;]  &:\<:.  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B. C.  MARA & BARNARD I.J-OCK,  BAKER ST., NICLSON  Perfect Fit Cruaranteed  BAKER STREFT, WEST, jNELSON, B. C.  NEXT DOOR 'i'O IMPERIAL BANK.    .  Before ordering your spring suit cnll and  examine our stock of Woolens, etc. Fit and  workmanship guaranteed, or no sale.  ill DesBrisay & Co,  John A. Irving & Co.  JIAVE JUST KECElVKb A  CONSIGNMENT OK  :., :-���-   �����'���  YANKEE HILL'S PURE MAPLE SYRUP  IN GALLON AND 'ONE-HALF GALLON TINS AND BOTTLES  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Mail and telephone orders promptly attended to  Baker Street West, opposite Oddfellows'Block  1 RY IT AND BE CONVINCED  THE FINEST ON THK MARKET  JUST THE THING FOR HOT CAKES  3_C353Ii03_3:A-N:!r T-_-.I3_.0_��  SPECIAL ATTENTION  Have just received a consignment of Harris homo  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  FBBD J. SQUIflE, Baker St. Nelson  The supply is limited, so coll early and examine this stock.  ���If)  1    .1  <l  I  -I  H

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