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 11,  _���*-��.  CENTRAL 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  millions for years.  DAILY  EDITION:  FIRST YEAR���NO. no.  J"l>i-n,-i.y  KELSON, B. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH  2, 1899.  WEEKLY  EDITION:  SEVENTH YEAR���NO. 14.  ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS  Tlio Latest From the Yukon.  Scuttle. March 2.���Tho steuuor City of  So-ittle arrived   from' Alaska   yesterday  after a stormy trip.   She had a iiumbor of  p.i��sengi'i--, who brought lato news from  the   interior.    G.  T.   Howard,   who   left  Rampart  City    about    December 15 Lh,  brings a story of a party of ten tender-  feet, who started out late in October to  go from  Rampart City  to the Koydkak  river.    They employed John Folger, an  old-time miner of  the  lower Yukon, to  guide them.   After they had  been three  days on the trail a snowstorm  came up  and three of tliem turned back, reaching  l-'irapn'i't City safely.   Two days lateran-  other bli/.-.ird came up"and the thermometer dropped   to 42 degrees  below zero.  Latejii November a party arrived from  tlie Koydkak and reported that the  men  under Folger had not arrived.    Mr. Howard floes not  know  their names.    W. P.  McDonald, a United  States  mail carrier,,  who  left Circle City   on   January  23rd,  brought sixty pounds of mail.    He says  that the first mail from St. Michael, since  navigation closed last fall, will reach Dawson within ten days.  "Jim" Hill May Build Steamships.  Seattle,March2.���The Post-Intelligencer  says there is understood to be one of the  greatest deals on hand, as affecting the  interests' of the northwest Pacific coast,  that has yet been accomplished. It is the  building of. several new steamships, which  will he.put on a line between Seattle and  the Orient, by the Great Northern Railway Company. This is supposed to be  the real significance of the present visit  to the sound of president Hill and other  prominent, railway officials. Ib is the intention to' run the service direct from  Seattle to Yokohama and Hong Kong,  with other vessels going to Vladivostock.  For this it will be necessary to have at  -least six vessels to give a monthly service.  There will be $10,000,000 spent in this  enterprise,, most bf which will go to purchasing and building vessels. Ibis believed that it will be at least a year before  the line will be in operation.  Experiments to Cure Pneumonia.  Berlin, March 2.���Professor Wassernmn,  . one of professor Koch's .ablest pupils, is"  believed tp have discovered a new serum  V for the cure of pneumonia. He inosculated  ; rabbits   with   the pheumocus   baccillus,  which is generally believed to cause pnou-.  - rnOniarand"with"the seriim :-.thus :gaitied  .he ihocculated mice suffering fromV pneumonia. ��� A. subsequent  series,of "experiments   showed   that  it was in .-the .red  '��� marrow of the bones, the anti-toxine. is  .produced,   and  that red  marrow   taken'  from a human  corpse after death from  pneumonia aud.used as; a serum will cure  mice infected with that"disease. * Accordingly it is hoped thab this serum wil| have  the same'satisfactory  results on human  beings.^   '      * ..'-._    ..<���       '   y'  ��� Kipling Likely to Recover.  NewYork.March 2.���There were indi-  "cations about the Grenoble hotel early today that the physicians and friends of  Rudyard Kipling'were feeling a degree,���of  confidence, hot heretofore experienced,  that the sick man is. progressing toward  recovery.-Dr.  .Janeway.   left  the  hotel  has been treating her. Though she is not  in great, danger, her condition is serious.  lOlsio had a bronchial n_Te'_.tiou the day  before yesterday, which was pronounced  bronchitis, now it is pneumonia. She was  isolated from her father's apartments  and taken to a room in another part of  tho hotel. lb4r mo; her was allowed to  visit her. The child's condition is not at  all good, but, Dr. Contand has beeu treating her since the beginning of the illness,  ami she is not dangerously ill. The boy,  John, two years old, the youngest of the  family, has nob been allowed to visit  either of his sisters or to enter his father's  room. He is very well and shows no signs  of auy illness.  France, Receives Warning.  Paris, March 2.���La Temps in its leader  today points out thab a stronger bond exists between England, the United States  and Germany than most Frenchmen care  to admit. The paper says that the American's forbearance towards Germany in  tho face of certain provocations and Germany's evident desire to make amends  for her former appearance of hostility  may be regarded as sufficient indication  of such understanding. The article concludes with a warning that in view of the  above it will bo a dangerous undertaking  for France to direct her policy toward an  European coalition against England and  America. .      V '  Secured a Week in Which to Plead.  New York, March 2���Roland Burnham  Molineux, who stands indicted on a  .charge of murder in the first degree for  the killing of Mrs. Katrine J. Adams, by  sending poison to Harry Cornish, was  brought from bhe Tombs into the general  sessions court this morning for arraignment. He was a trifle pale, but imperturbable and as smiling as ever. The  courtroom was packed with people anxious to get a glimpse of him. Mr. Works,  counsel for Molineux, asked that one  week's time be given the defence befqre;  pleading. Recorder Goff granted the request.  A Storm Causes Distress.  Leadville, Colorado, March 2.���Following a heavy snow fall for-the last two  days, a furious bli/./.-trd set in and has  been in progress twenty-four.. hours.  Trains from the east got in with difficulty,  but tlie railroads are. blocked west of this,  city. The South/Park line and the"Blue'  River roads are hopelessly snowed under  iind may nob be. opened.i'or a month. V A  .number, -of- families;in the-int.er.ip-" are  living on one-meal a day, and thab consists of bread, potatoes and water. "No  coal is to 'be had and people are digging  timber out.-of the snow,and cutting it up  i'or'fuel.1.'" v-   - ��� * "V   ; ,  TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS  about midnight, and had hot returned up  to'S o'clock this  morning.   Drs. Dunham  . and Contand remained in the hotel, but  ydid-VAfiwisit ^t'h'e',p"^'iue7iir-!ap"a')*.tments''dur-  ���ingdheiilglib: -1\IH. Doubleday, jyhn,h,a,d: j  V^beenva cl6__e__\VatcfherL'by _1 b e _bedSide._i_e__  v.fireid'to his own rtfom  .shortly af tier midnight, and has remained away from his  lelfrappointed posit up^to.tthS time of pres-  Veilt" wribirig.'  (No   bulletins   been   issued  ii nee1 midnight;;  A Demand and a Capture.  jVtan.la, MarcSh %��� ft i�� reported that  Aguinaldo willVonly release the Spanish  clerical prisoners upon qonditioh that all:  lauded ,n��4 Other pEopei'ties they own  shall be transferred to the rebels. Last*  night twelve rebels in two canoes wei:6  discovered" paddling put; fi-om Piuaiique.  wh$n- .the ci:uiser Buffalo's searchlight  was tjuruecl on the r_b^l_, then t hey used  a calicium light signal, ilrrangqd with the  pibket. boats. The iieju'(ihlighb was taken  off arid the rebels attempted to the cross  bay, but a patroloverhauled them after a  chase and took them prisoners to Manila.  Aii, Independent Strawboard Trust.  Akron, Ohio, March 2.���There was practically closed iti this city yesterday a deal  for the combination of all independent  strawboard factories in the country. P.  H. Biunin of the Ohio mills is the chief  promoter of the new scheme. Mr. Binnin  states that the new company, which will  be called the Western Strawboard Company, will have a capitalization of $5,000,-  000. It is thought, here that the scheme is  merely a plan to force tho American Paper Company into buying out the independent factories. "  ���. One of the Family Not IU.  New York, March 2���Mr. Doubleday  this morning announced the serious illness of two of Rudyard Kipling's children. They are the two girls, Josephine,  six years old, and Elsie, three years.  Josephine was taken sick the day after  her father, and she has now been ill for  nine days. She has pneumonia and has  been in a somewhat serious condition.  Almost immediately after she became  ��ick she was taken from the hotel to the  house of a friend.   There Dr. Janeway  '' Tribute to Lord Herschel's.Memory." L  Washington, March" 2.���The'chaplain of  the senate, in his= invocation at the opening of todiiy's session, paid, a tribute to  the n.eniory of lord Farrer llerschel, of  the joint high commission, who died in-  Washington yesterday. The prayer was  ordered bo be printed ih the record. Beyond a decision to hold the funeral service in St. John's Episcopal .church sometime Saturday afternoon, nothing has  been, determined regarding the funeral  service.,  Poisoners Sure of Their Victim.  Brooklyn, March 2.���The police here.are  endeavoring to unravel the mysterious  poisoning case bf which Miss-Mairie Elhel  iJimpanj/, & seven been year old girl, was  __bhe-Selec-ted-VJctiin__5l_e.i.esceivpd poisoned-  candy and cologne; watercpntainirig vitro],  but became suspicious, and, thereby saved  her jife. An examination of the stuff revealed the poison. A curious feature of  the case is that, Crepe was hung on M;ss  Limpany's door, and notices of her  death were pulblisjied in the daily papers.  Sliver Advances Slightly.  New York, March 2.^-There was a slight  advance yesterday in silver quotations,  the New York and! San Francisco quotations bejiur ��'���%. Lead was quoted at  $'4,30 �� $4.35. There was no change in bhe  selling price for siuel.terl. and smelters,  !j>l 20 being quoted at the close.  Soldiers Killed in Railway Smash.  Jackson, Tennessee, March 2,-^-NeWs has  just been received of a disastrous wreck  near Tupolo, on tlie Mobile & Ohio railroad. Six coaches' with Soldiers were  overturned. Two were killed aud six  others seriously hurt.  Sweet Oil Will Cure Corns.  Did you ever suffer torment from a  shoe tight iu one spot ? Here is a remedy  for it. Apply sweet oil to the stocking  where the rub comes. Ib is better than  applying to the boot, because ib sofbens  the inside of the boot, where it is needed,  instead of the outside. Sweet oil is an excellent household companion. Ib heals  burns and bruises. Used in the form of  baths it feeds the skin, prevents colds and  gives flexibility to the muscles. Delicate  people derive the greatest benefit from  being rubbed with olive oil, aud for fragile children it is invaluable, especially  where there is any tendency to weakness  of the chest. A soft corn may be cured  by placing a tuft of cotton wool, saturated with olive oil, between the toes and  renewing it every day. The corn will  soon disappear. When the hair is dry  and brittle and easily breaks off when  brushed, a little olive oil well rubbed into  bhe scalp every night will give nutrimenb  to the hair glands and strengthen and increase the growth. .  Is the Consideration Paid for a Group of Claims,  on Hall Creek.  Kaslo, March 1���The Bannockburn group  of claims, on Hall creek, a tributary of Dun'  can river, has taken up no small amount of;  the  mining   recorder's   attention  during,  the past few days...   In  tho   first place,  Philip   McDonald,   Neil   McFadden   and  Daniel D.  McPhail convey to Oliver T.,  Stone a three-quarters undivided interest  in the Silver B-tttoai, Silver Reef, Buckeye, Evergreen, Iron Mask and Fossil, and  a five-eighths interest in the Bannockburn  claims.    Of these McPhail contributes a  one-eighth interest in the Bannockburn.,  The consideration named in  the bill  of.  sale   is   merely  nominal.     Then   Henry  Griffiths transfers to  Alexander   Smith,  another one-quarter interest in the same  claims for the sum of $5000, of which $3000.;  is paid in cash, and the balance of $2000 in  one year from February 21st, 1899.    Then  begins a series of transfers from O. T.  Stone to various persons of the following  interests:    To E.  H. Tomlinson,  a one-;  quarter   interest for $5000;   to John M..  Schwariz,   a  six-eightieth   interest    for  $1500 ; to Dennis Miller, six-eightieths for ...  $1500 ; to Jacob Bean, four-eightieths for'  $1000 ; to Robert J.  Farringtou,  a three-  eighttieths interest for $750 ; to Archibald ���  Gutline,   a   ten-eigthieths    interest   for  $2500: to Charles Ffolliott, six-eigthieths ;  'for $1500; and to Robert Irving of Kaslo,  five-eigthieths for $1250.   It will thus be.  seen that the sale is upon the basis of  $20,000 for the entire group.    The claims  are said to be very promising and to.have,  been   the object of strict examination on;  the part of several of the purchasers.  There was a gala time at the Kaslo)  skating rink on Tuesday night. The oc-J  casion was the visit of the curlers and!  hockeyists from Sandon, who took the^  town by storm and were agreeably enter-  taiued by their hosts. The UOckey match,'  resulted finally in the victory of the  Kaslo players, but the victory was not a  walk-over. It was hotly contested from  start to finish. The visitors were Hammond goal, Griersou point, McVickie  cover point, with Gusty, -D. J31ackwood,  Crawford and Cliifaas forwards. vKaslo's  beam in the;.same relative positions were  Lovett, Moore; Dill, Young','.Frosty-'Connelly and Hunter.r Two goals in the first  half went to'Kaslo. In the latter , half  Sandon. took two, and ih playing oft five  minutes- to eiich end,>Kaslo won. The,  curling 'match "wasalso"won bytheliaslo'  rinks skipped by -Waugh and Hall. The  score at the conclusion was 17 to 15 in  favor of, the home curlers. The guests  . wereentertained at a dance given at ,the  Kaslo Auditorium aiid subsequently the  Kaslo curlers and "hockeyists sat down" to  "a supper. About forty covers, were laid  and the feast of' reason guilder the direction of W. E. Hodder was simply delight'-,,  ful. A. more enjoyable entertainment has  not beeu "give.h i" this city, for many a  month. -r"_ ' "'  The curlers were in No. 1 rink.: Kaslo���  Waugh (skip), Mcl-innon, McLean" and  Moore. Sandon���Wilson .(skip), Peters,  Crawford and Brown. No. 2 rink : Kaslo���Hall (skip), Buchanan, Benzie ajid  Boswell. -, Sandon ���r Grimmett (skip),  Sewell, McLaughlin and Bucke.  Some fifteen or twenty ladies of Kaslo  met in the council room of tho city hall  on Wednesday afternoon to consider the  advisability of inviting Miss Livingstone  to deliver her series of ieeturesiipori cook-  ihgVin Kaslo;  BRITISH STEAMER WRECKED  The Passengers and Crew Saved.  ,   Tobermory, Scotland, March 2.���Investigation   into   the  wreck of   the   British  steamer Labrador, from St. John, New  Brunswick, February 18th, for Liverpool,  shows  that  she  ran ashore about four  miles  from  Skerryvore   on   Wednesday  morning.     Captain   Erskine,   her    commander, has sent the following dispatch  to the agents of the steamer at Liverpool:  "Labrador^ran  on   Mackenzie  rock in a  thick fog at 7 o'clock Wednesday morning,   four miles from  Skerryvore.   Ship  was caught amidships, the seas  breaking  over her.   The passengers, and crew were  saved in the boats and by the German  steamer Viking.   No steamer is obtainable to return for the passengers.   If the  ship is not broken up we will endeavor to  ;save the mails when a steamer obtained.!'  ;���;   The Librador had a good passage until  Sunday, when she entered a fog bank and  lost her bearings.   Most of the passengers  were still in b'ed when the steamer struck  and there was much excitement.   But the  passengers were calmed by the assurance  of the officers and captain, and the. boats  were lowered without a hitch and all on  board left the steamer  in   safety;   The  passengers and crew lost everything they  possessed.   Captain *Erskine   endeavored  to save the mails,   but   was  obliged to  abandon them owing to the vessel breaking to pieces.   The women and "children  'were put in the first boat in charge of the  fourth:   officer,    the   other    passengers  iw.e.re  placed in  the   second  boat   under  command   of   the    second  officer.   The  ci'ew of the Labrador then took the other  ;boats, and as they left the steamer the  "wheat was pouring into the sea from her  hold."   After three and a half hours the  boats met the steamer Viking from Norway,  which took them  on board, though  'the condition was dangerous owing to the  heavy swell, the seas breaking over the  Viking's   funnel.     When   the Labrador  was last seen she was settling down by  ^th'e stern. .  The passengers of the wrecked steamer  are  full   of praise  for   the   Labrador's  officers and crew and for the conduct of  the captain of the Viking.    The passen-  ,-gers on tlie Labrador have been  accommodated at the hotels here and at private  ]house's.--.'    ;       , . = -    " ,.. -r]     " '.' _���������������  I : The owners of the Labrador have caused  f.a tug "and divers to be despatched, to' the  ..scene'of the wreck, in ordeivto salvage.the  cargo of. the steamer. . - ;=  I'ile on your brown iiiiiii's bunion,  Nor do not ileum it liaril  IT you hIiouM uaru the ruii-or  Of iIhmu yo yuurn lo Kuurd j  'I'lic HcruamiiiK of your ICttplo  Will drown tho viullm'HMib���  Goon MiroiiKli tiro nnd HluiiKbtcr,  There's dollnrx in llio job.  Pile on tho brown mini's burden.  And UiroiiKh tlio world proclaim  Tlmt yo aro freedom's ukoiiLst-  Tlioro's no moro inlying k'ihuo;  And Klionld your own oust history  Straight in your Ibetli bo thrown,  Kolort, that lu'-opundoni-u  Istrood for whltos alono,  Pilo on tho brown man'H burden.  With equity have dono,  Weak, antiiiuated scruples  . Their squeamish course have run ;  , And though 'tis freedom's banner  You're waving in tho van, <  Roccrvo for home consuiiiDtion  The sacred "Itights of Man."  And if. by chance, ye falter  Or lag along the course ;  If, as tho blood Hows freely.  Ye feel some slight romorde.  Hie ye to Uudyant Ivipling,  Imperialism a prop,  And bid him for your comfort  Turn on his Jingo slop.-  GOLD   IN   QUBJBR   PLACES.  A " RETORT - TO   KIPLING.'  One of the demi-mpiiditine was arrEtigned  before the police magistrate pn Tnes.day  iip.du the charge of using noisy and abus-  ive language on the public streets. A  plea of guilty and the payment of a $5  flue prevented a washing of soiled linen  thab mighb have been sensational.  The member of the legislative assembly  for, the Sjocan riding is expected to arrive  in liaslo from the capital city oil Saturday evening.  It is reported that the small steamer  Marion, which operated last season in the  vicinity pf Kiiskaiigok: in connecti-tn with'  the GrOw's Nest Pass railway, ha.. pee]ti  purchased by the s^ndicabe of purchasers,  and will be put On Mouser lake and the  tippel' Duhcan during the (.omij.g season.  Col'titicates Of work have been issued  for the mineral claims Hbbson Jr., upon  the affidavit of W.,11. Winstead, and for  the Silver llill, upon the affidavit of  Henry Hoy.        '   Canada For Canadians.  [Toronto" Star, February 2.'ird.]  Sir Charles Tupper struck a ringing note  and one that will wake a responsive chord  in the hearts of the people of Canada,  who are thoroughly disgusted with the  conduct of the United States, and especially with the cheek of the demands concerning the Alaskan boundary, which is  the crowning insult of years of tariff hostility an unfriendliness. Self respect demands bhab Canada mark its resentment  in such a manner as to bring the Republic  to its senses, aud at bhe same bime pro-  mobe Canada's brade, and keep our resources for bhe sole benefib of our own  people. To keep our nickel for ourselves,  our logs for our own mills, our fish for our  own fishermen, and our silver, copper and  gold for our own miners. We .might even  throw up the bonding privilege arrangement, and thus keep the trade for our  own ports, and our own railways, even at  some little temporary expense to ourselves. Canada can live within itself, and  once we adopt that principle, the United  States will begin to realize that some  other white people live on this continent.  -'.- Henry Labouchere, iii London Truth,  has. replied to . Kipling's "The White  Mau's Burden" in a parody which; we reprint-following the poem by which it "was  suggested:. : "-./".    .  The White, Man's Burden." "-  Tako"iip the "While Man's burden���  * .  Send forth the best ye breed���-       --      "  Go, bind your sons" to exile  To.'serve your captives' need ;  -.   To wait,'in heavy harness,'  On fluttered folk and wild���  Your now-caught sullen peoples,  Half devil and half child.  Take up the White Man's burden-  In patience to abido,  To veil the threat o�� terror  And check-thc show of pride;  liy open .speech and simple.  Ah hundred times made plain,  To seek another's prollt  And work another's gain,  Take up the White Alan's burden���  The savage wars ofpeace���  Fill ful! the mouth of Famine,  Aiid bid the sickness ceasje;  And wlieii your goal is iicarcH-  (Tho ond for others sought)   Watch sloth and heathen folly   ���-= :BrinB'allryour-h6pes;to-naii^hfc =  Take up tho White Mini's burd'eu'*-  Mo iron rulo of kings,  JJtit tdil tit serf and,swcepor^  Tlio lalo of common things.  Tlie pfirts ye shall not <3ntorf  The roads yc shall not tread,  Go, make thorn with ycSur living  And mark them with your diiad.  Take tip the While.Man'sburdon,  Add reap his old rewards���  The blame, of l.hoSo }l<j better  Thebaic of tlmsc yo guards  Tlie ery.of liBsts ye liumor  (Ah, slowly!) toward tlio light:���  "Why brought yo lis from bondage,  Our.lovgd Egyptian night,!"  Take lip the While A(hi._ bui'den���  Ye dare not stoop to loss���  Nor call top loud on Freedom  To olpko your weariness,  liy all ye will or whisper,  liy (ill, yc leave or do,  The KilenMiillon peoples  Shall weigh your God and you.  Take up the AVhite JMan's burden !,  Have dOne with Childish daj's���  Tlie lightly protl'ered laiirel,  The easy ungrudged pralsO:  Conies now to search your manhood  Through all tlie thltiikless years,  Cold, edged with dear-boiight wisdom,  The judgment of your peers.  The Brown Man's Burden.  Pile on the brown man's burden  To (jratify your greed;  Go, clear away tuo "niggers"  Who progress would impede;  Be very stern, for truly  . 'Tis useless to he mild.  Willi new-caught, Sullen peoples,  Half devil and half child.  Pile on the brown man's burden,  And if yc rouse his hate,  Meet his old-fashioned reasons  With Maxims up to dale ;  With shells and duiii-d'um bullets*  A hundred times make plain  The brown man's loss must over  Imply the white man's gain.  Pile on the brown man's burden  Compel him to be free ;  Let all your manifestoes  Heck with philantrophy,  And if with heathen, folly  He dares your will dispute,  Then iu the name of freedom  Don't hesitate to shoot.  Pile on the brown man's burden.  And if his cry be sore,  That surely need not irk you,  driven si  Ye've dr  i slaves before;  Seize on his ports and postures,  The fields his people tread ;  Go, make from them your living,  And mark them with his doml.  It Has Been Found In Placers in Elevated  Places.  "Jack" Hauley, now at Juneau, Alaska,  fourteen and a half days from Dawson, is  much chagrined at not having beaten the  record out. He is one of the lucky young  men who have all the gold they can dig  out of the ground in the next two or  three years. _ It has been some time since  a gold story has come out of Dawson.  Hanley says some of the bench claims,  almost literally on top of the mountains,  are proving as rich as many in the bottom  of the creeks, and this fact almost'takes  the breath out of the bodies of the old  miners, it is so unprecedented. One of  these top-mountain claim-owners, Martin  Walstad, is now here and sick. Neither  of these young men knows how much he  is worth. Both knocked around Juneau  several years, taking what work they  could get in winter to buy grub to prospect on in summer, not knowing the store  of gold ahead of them. vr  Hanley says the total output of the  Klondike mines next clean-up iu the  spring will exceed that of last year by  .several millions. One reason for this is  that a good deal of ground was not  worked last year on account of the royalty. Hope of its being reduced soon has  been abandoned aud succeeded by the  conclusion that life is too short and there  is too much of a good time ahead to wait  longer on the possibility, of saving a few  thousand dollars. - , ',.-..,- . ��� \  ,. The situation at Dawson is about the  .same. '.The town is comparatively, quiet.  .''They 'are-not1 coming in-bunches as  thoy were last, winter," is the way.Hanley  puts.it. "Still Dawson is all right and  will be a good camp for some years, but I  do'hot think it ever again will be the  town it was last winter and summer." ;  .This supports the statement made to  me by another Klondiker two weeks ago,  that Dawson has seen her best days. :.  Klondiker Hanley said experienced  miners would never prospect in Canadian  territory again, which accounts, for so  many going to Eagle City and elsewhere  down, the" Yukon. This- is on accounfof  the royalty; the licenses required, the size  of claims (250 feet), with ten claims below  discovery reserved by the crown, as well  as every alternatei ten claims.;       ,��� L.'  Many men are. still out of work at Dawson, but they have plenty of food.. Hundreds are on the. trail coming out.   The  trail is in good shape, and traveling.com-  paratively easy.  Some new towns are springing up on  the river. At the present rate of de'vel-  opmeht there"wiirobe" townsViiiA year or  two not very.far apf\.\t sallthe *va'y to  ^_3_��Wson.=^Qiute=a=settiiemeh ^  up at the mouth of the Stewart river5 and  and another at Thistle creek. Siibstan-  ti-il buildings are beih|r erected. Hanley  Says he talked with severalacfiuaintahCes  On the way out who had claims on Thi-tle  creek and all expected good pay in th6  spring.  Canadian mail has gone down thfe  river cjuite regularly during the winter,  but tlie American mail hh_j. been allowed to stack up And, liguratively,  grow nlQuldy, cliidfiy at Tagish lake, since  the middle'dl October .last. It is wejeome  news cct thodsauds in the States that the.  American inail is now beginning to move.  flafil'Sy met at Lubarge dog teams carrying about a ton of it, and thes'e teams will  get through to Dawson ail right, if they  are not already at Dawson by the time  this shall have been published. Information is meagre as to liow regularly the  mail will keepi��K nloving. There is need  for the postal department at W'ashington  to get a "move on" in making conjunetion  with the Canadian postal authorities, or  the American mail to the vast and growing interior will not move until aft^r the  ice does this winter or next. The system  of letting contracts for the delivery of  mail to Alaskan ports and towns affords  an excel lent opportunity for improvement.  The idea of Skagway being annexed to  and made British territory has subsided  from a temporary paroxysm to a serene  impossibility.  The news of the exclusion act, which  does not affect British Nortlnyest Territory,, had got down to lake Lobarge about  six days ago and will reach Dawson in 10  or 15 days.  Recording of claims which stopped at  Atlin during the last of January has not  been resumed, and things are still at a  standstill, although there is still considerable travel there and to Porcupine, in  American territory.  NOT WANT THE PUBLIC  To Know What is Bone In  Committee of the  Whole.  There was a special session of the city  council yesterday afternoon for the purpose of considering, in committee of the  whole, the revised bylaws of the corporation.    It  was   a   meeting  at which the  windy members of the reform party were  present,   while   the   brainy   luemberH���  aldermen Thomson and McKillop���were  absent.   Consequently the reform party  got into difficulties, and the consideration  of the revised bylaws "was given second  place to the consideration of the enterprise of The Tribune in publishing the  proceedings of the previous session of the  committee, when matters of considerable  importance   were  dealt   with   in   their  initial stage.  Among the changes which the representatives of the reform party have introduced is the practice of shaping all their  businessin com mitteeof the whole, coupled  with an intimation to the press representatives that they must not publish any of  the proceedings of the council while in  committee of the whole.   As there is no  reason why greater secrecy should attach .  to the   proceedings of the committee of  the whole of the municipal council than  attaches to the proceedings of the provincial legislature in committee of the whole,  .TheVVTrihuni- ou  Wednesday last  published   a summary of  what occurred, in  committee.   At this meeting it will be remembered that it was decided to smother  the scheme of the chancellor Of the municipal exchequer, to impose an additional  tax upon the wholesale merchants doing  business in this city, and if The Tiui-UNE  bad not announced that the council had  decided   upon   dropping   the   matter,  it  could never have been mentioned save by  interrogation at the council meeting.  Another matter which was broached at  the previous session of the committee of  the whole was the desirability on the part  of the reform party of increasing the  number of the saloons and hotels in the  city. This was a reform which received  the special attention of the chairman of  the public works committee, who maintained that an injustice had been' done" to  the residents of the West ward, in that  they had not been furnished with a sufli- -  cient number of saloons and hotels.  . The publicity given by The Tribune to  the rejection by the committee of. alder- -  man Beer's increased tax upon wholesale  merchants and of alderman Fletcher's  policy of saloon "and hotel expansion annoyed the' two", chairmen. " They did not  state their grievance in open council ou  Monday, but reserved their indignation .  for tlie session of the committee yesteiv  day afternoon.' They are not willing  that r,he ratepayers shall- know what  transpires in committee of the  whole, and the city solicitor was requested  to give a legalopiniou as to the privilege  of the press in-publishing any report of  such,proceedings." This he was not prepared, to do offhand, "and something  .weighty in the way of an opinion upon  tins subject may be expected. "  j  . When    Trii_   Tribune'  question   was,  dropped, the   committee   considered  the  revised plumbing bylaw and progress was  re'portcd.        ' - r   ��� "  The question of saloon and hotel expansion wa9 not' reached." This a rock  which threatens to wreck thereform party,  so that.action-will probably be deferred  as long as possible. - L   -  Trout Lake District.  (Trout Lake Topic, February &".tli.] - .  _J_.yery_iindication, at p_re_sjent,.point_s_ to  Porto Rico Concentrates Go to Northport.  Tlie Porto Rico mine sent out 20 tons of  concentrates to the Northport smelter on  Tuesday. They carried gold values of  $.'-0 to the ton, the entire shipment being  valued at $(100.  the placing of two new properties on the  -.hipping list this season. They are the  Nettie Laud St. Elmo.  The snowfall so far at the Silver Cup  ha*, been 272 inches. Last year' about  this time the snowfall at Ferguson, some  -3000 feet lower, was 47 feet, the snowfall  at Trout Lake being about the same.  0n Tuesday last a strike of ten inches  of almost solid gray copper was made on  the Silver Cup. The new strike is one of  the richest ever made even in this rich  property1. For the past four or five months  this property has been employing a developing force, and the property is rapidly  blocking out ore against the time when a  railrOad will be running through the  valley.   Mining a Profitable Business.  The metal production qf Colorado in  the calendar year 1S9Sj aSi reported by H.  A, Lee, the state commissipner of mines,  was by far the largest in the history of  the State.   The figures are as follows:  Gold, 1.1SS.G57 lino oz.., at ��20.07 .$2!;53-,050  Silver, 24,47%345 line oz., at 5SJo  ���.  H.S����;7'_3.  Lend. 118.3(18.201 lbs., nfc:���(!3c     4,2!)0.708  Copper, 12,537,016 lbs., at 12c.     1,5W,578  Total ��� .S_3,S93,059  A production of $_3,5O3,O50, to which is  still to be added the value i of the coal,  coke, iron and other minor minerals, is  one of which Colorado may well be proud.  Moreover, there is every indication that  these values will be equaled, if not exceeded, during the current year.  Silver Shipments to Asia.  The exports of silver from London to  the east in January show* a considerable  decrease this year, the total value having  been ��6-11,880, against ��738,765.   To China  there was a large comparative increase,  the total being ��225,380, against ��114,271  in 1898; but tne shipments to India and  the Straits were ��416,500, against ��624,494.  The   value of the silver shipments from  San Francisco to China showed a decrease  of 16 per cent, the total for January last  having been $710,937. THE TRTBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., THURSDAY, MARCH 2,  1800.  PUBLISHERS' NOTICE.  THK 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 five dollars a year.  THK WEEKLY TRIM. XE is published every Wednesday and Saturday, and will bo mailed to subscribers  for two dollars a year.  REGULAR ADVERTISEMENTS printed in both the  daily and weekly editions for S3 per inch per month.  Twelve lines solid nonpariel to be counted as oneineh.  LOCAL OK READING MATTER NOTICES.2(1 cents a  line for each insertion.  JOB PRINTING at fair rates. All accounts for job  printing and advertising payablo on tho first of  evory mouth; subscriptions payable in advance.  ADDRESS all communications to  THK TRIBUNE. Nelson, B. C.  A.  PROFESSIONAL   CARDS.  H.  ItOLMCir���Analytical Chemist and Ar  Victoria street. Nelson.  .nycr.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  NELSON LODGK, NO. -.'I, A. K. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday In each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  ���   'NIGHTS OK PYTHIAS���Nelson Lodge. No, 23,  ���*��� Knights of Pythias, meets in Castle hall, Macdonald block, corner ot 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. Gkokge Ross, K. of R. & S.  K1  THURSDAY ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  MARCH 1, 1899  Politics is an interesting game. The  Conservatives in Nelson will not follow  their leaders and are split into factions.  The Liberals have no leaders, aud will not  elevate anyone who has not served in the  ranks.   The city couucil is considering the  question of increasing the number of'  hotel and saloon licenses. Had the member of the council who is taki ng the leading part in advocating the increase made  that a plank in his platform before the  election, he would hot now be serving as  an alderman. Nelson has twenty licensed  places at which liquor can be obtained by  the drink, or one place to each 200 of the  population. The ratio should not be increased. ,   -  ���'Patronize home industries" may be  called mere sentiment, but it is what  builds up a town. In the office of .This  ; Tribune can be seen samples of what a  local machine shop and foundry can do in  the way of manufacturing pulleys and  shafting.       -' ������  ' -   ' :.'���'������ : ������'    '..'���'.���  ;,_The town that controls its own water,  light, and power is in a position to freely  deal with those who can  utilize either in  operating  industrial   enterprises.   "Were  Nelson   in..a..position .today ..to.-supply.  power at a.*reasonable^flgure^*jsnej..^o^ld;'  surely, become  -^Sottthefn !_B^'tis__l!(^a-U'bi^;2^ fi--'^!^*^*  New Spring' Goods  "TX7l!_ are opening- out new goods daily and  can show you 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  l.lliot 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.  VICTORIA BLOCK, BAKER STREET, NKLSON.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.  PORK PACKERS AND PROVISION MERCHANTS  "WHOLESALE DEALERS IN  ��� '   ' .  CHOICE CREAMERY AND DAIRY BUTTER, CHEESE AND EGGS  o SPECIALTY:    'GRIFFIN BRAND" MILD CURED MEATS  NELSON, B.C. ROBERT ROBERTSON,  Manager  .Nelson oflicc and warehouse:   Corner Vernon and Josephine streets.  VANCOUVER, -11. C._  WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.  opinion. I think it most gentlemanly.  iAs to religion, I admit the practice pi the  churches differ!.. As I o its not answering,  your ladyship misapprehends the facts,  for it never fails!"  _^_&".��What^^  A. Wanted a sitefori^hicli^to  .iis*not��|mproyedvfand. ls^not-liKelj^to.beTa  opinion that the true  meaning ot section  V Al3,?sub-see|i^  yalderman^;��is^  iksnownasclea;r^uaincumbered���value���^oi"!p500  'liorjtheswhole'pei-od.Ai' bsix^mpnths TCion  ���s|tp;thelday���olinomination.-.�������� ���*��� *     -��� ��� v w ���;  - v >ln vi��92,'5tlie;.ti-_j"e"oj: I tbfe 3_.ib'eral"p��ai,ty'8  ,cgre||,test��,w^  i^af^^ sir;"��VWilfr0M  ��*I_ia;uriet'|,BQppQsiliQu votias^in  ,4'>^e-sfc;Hu*j^&n;*ioj^6'sT^ OfvGoder-  rJich-Sand^iX^iintdh,    than   sir    Wilfrid  i���.__aurier|s/goTVer;n--_gnt polled' i-i'the sahie  .VJo^^nshipsvLb^' Tiie-ids.yj    Qodericll town  ^^asr^Bribed^yhdlesaie  "j;wjprkssahd i'etail by spot cash payment to  ^tlie;. ��"flp;atfers."     The   resu.lt,  in   Clinton  "justified thestrategy of-Daniel McGlIIi-  ���8cudcly,/vvh6 insisted oii the nomination of  dM|\ ��lio"lme^, And thus insured a majority  *frpm  the  town where he  is deservedly"  .sipppuljtri   Liiberal gains.in Godericli were  "so :ii-u<ih merchandise bought  and paid ;  "for,, Liberal    gains   iLn    CJintori    wer���e  A7tr|b|ifces to the jD-lrsbnal stfengtli of the  IcandidSfce, and the Conservatives may be  ���.tibIe"*io. get  Sotiie comfort  from a close  i.-analyeifj-ofthe lossesill' the I_iberal townships.  FOUR -SHORT   STORIES.  JDui'ing a .amoiis will case; a well-known  N��6\y Yoi'k chiiracter named Felix Mc-  Clusky was being examined bv Joseph  Choate. "Now, Mr. MeClusky," insinu-  titively asked Mr. Chpate, "isn't it true  that you are the modern Munchausen ?"  "You're the secotid blackguard that has  asked me thatin a week," roared McClusky;  "an������'" A roar of laughter drowned the  remainder of Mir. MeCiusky's retort.  S. Teackle Wallis, for many years the  leader of the Maryland bar, was noted fpr  his wit and sharp tongue. On one Occasion  it; was remarked to him that a certain law  firm, suspected Of not being altogether  reputable; had a fine practice. "Yes,"  said Wallis, "their practice is better than  their practices." Of a well-known judge,  ..jWhpse opinions were generally eharacter-  izea'by a great vacillation and indecision  of mind, he once said :     "Judge B is  certain of one thing in a case, and that is  that there is a doubt in it."  Lord Palmerston never quite gave up  his attentions to young married women.  Remonstrating with him on this habit,  one of his serious relatives-, a lady, began  by describing ib a.s ungentlemaiily; it was  also, she said, contrary to religion; finally  she urged "it can never answer." Then  came the reply of the gay veteran: "As  to the first point, that is a question of  Many anecdotes were told of the, late  judge Cox, of the district bench of Washington; D. C. One of them will bear retelling. A young lawyer defending a  criminal before him, and whose idea of  eloquence seemed to consist in continually  calling upon the Creator, concluded with  this remarkable peroration:   "I ask your  ihpnpr^for God's sakeui to .have, mercy on  ^my?clie"nj; Sf^h^ spec-  "tacl es|| :as K<|��d .^f 6 r^jtH e ��pa peVsjfl'ex k mined  L'them.Hy��i t%*!niuch;? deli ber ajtipn;-. arid then.  ^said:"jV"Th|! pjea^f^mercysfor." ��od-s sake  f\cannputybe^  ��"aVcareful^ex'afuin*^oni pf:Cth*e":p���pa"p"ers I do  "snojfifindvWa^lGpd^iif^j-itrt^.CoAhe record  , in^f-Ki'S-pn-Qfi^'^" ���'-"W.-  -'��''' i- "--"(V"*V %.f ���  J.ffl;."i!;^a?ti.%',>�����'>��� ��j;i-.*,?'',} ","���"J��.t->\f.J��j'i  _I*"* Largest "Dlvldencl'I-yer ��-?al<-.'t>sr a'Mlne. V ���.,  >^he;Galumet:&jHeclaT���Goppeit Company,".  nD    n.  _      fe     n1-".   J ��"�� n  n ���    ���    y    n "nasi "^    "   u    [iu u    ���." u      oj,*j    Mr^v       jPq     ^       L   u_  . ���        i^n       *J    laai  operating   mines in   northern Michigan,  ^d,eclarea?���ald 1 yidend?lastV-week^of- SlCLw:  share accompanied by an extra dividend  ���','Of.{[>3p a1 share.;i��.This>makes ./a)".totalV;pa;y-���;  .4fcgn$!jrf. |4;��Kpb^;pr^d.n|iiie;diWS^^  ��pre>;ipp>iy|p!��i"d ":itw&^^^  during the company s current fiscal year.  ^ljfeate^&Q^.gn^  Vpapital stocikv. of"$2,500;t)00, - takers" ktiB��par  current selhng price ol the stock, which is  iS^&tielx-^ of^$2oi  ���dend ever -paid- byB: an :Amer(iean5 mining  * company^ ^ItVisVone^o"^!.!'^ llrgest^ijf^ript"  * the; largest-1-jeyesr^^'p*aid*��Sy aminipg ^pni:  pany5anywhere. DCertainl^|;tis;theilarges-���  "eyel" p��$id by^ such a "cbmp-En'y Out of  current earnings.  Seeds  S IN   LIGHT    mec*ium' an(^ dark colors, all sizes and qualities, made g  ��  in the most becoming styles, and just the thing for j|  �� morning wear. They are low in price good in design, and washing colors S  W   ��� �� * fa  ANY  LADY w^o sees these goods cannot resist buying.   She��  #  wants at least one  sees them, we give the price, the tale is done, she  B  - BUT to no more ^a���nS' about wrappers, we want to tell you  ify =zz=z= of our immense stock of prints, light, medium, dark--to put  ify it plain, we have every pattern that has been printed this year  f THE VARIETY wili confuse y��u and the Prices wiil delight  S ==zz==z=iz==z=i==z=_=___-z you.   Come in and see  GARDEN  FIELD and  FLOWER SEEDS  &Co.  B  B  w.  Victoria   Block;   Baker  Street,V/%'IN[��lSOri> \ B.C.  In bulk- and packages.  We sell at eastern-  .patalo^ue vprjees. ��� .  b *���__��� f^^," "= * * |^%p_Lii-M_LQr_Ej_D_;".j*  n;".* ���".- ;   :�� ..  M  FDE  ,   -^ ��� AGENT  :M&IN^B0S';lM6_ifi:a  SPECIALTIES:  Cl_tkl(2-_.  ,. i$$$m$%^$i$&%  ^r Ba^lT6"n��2^aola^Ste;eJ  SADDLER & HAW0RTH, Montreal,  -orade  ��B^ltHig^  te;  a  Taster Empire  When the poet wrote these lines  and J-fostmaster-Muloek ha.d themr  endorsed on the new stamp, they  could have referred only to the  EMPIRE  I ���'������Ti,milcs;:aiiclJ~yaji|e'S' ��atciliy0f'e;d;n-O"aiiy .part ofH  Itiietci'fijC '.    "V  ��" m���" .��n-.��n/-n -V     "-" '"'��� "'.    "  " All"InitdS pf jdyayihg  Clone  at. reifi30nal)le]  .'i_at.es..    %Iovin^ iUriiiij.ir_ a ..sp^ciklty..  ^taiitl ab CQMier iBalcer and, Jqs8pliifte Si.'  SOLD 13Y  Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd.  2Sr__I-SO]>T  IT^^QSTELI-OryROPRIETOE  G. W.West&Go.  GENERAL TEAMSTERS  -     AQKSTS FQIt  The Imperial Oil Co.   Standard Oil Go.  Washirigfon Brick ai]d Liij\e Co.  The H. W. IVjcNiell Co., Ltd., Canadian Arjikjra-  cite Coal (Hard) -  Liea||i(2i5;  re;  ]:tp^Vw*  ;��� ��� .V:.7''f^'^^Ji'n?r^ ^:nd.��M^utt^lJV^cate;r Wheels.  322 Cambie Street,  Write far>Cal:al��*tjue*s^h  IRefiiiersS osf 6roid and Silve_? Bars, G61d ��nisit* Etc  BTJTEES   OJET  Dealers in  STOVEWOOD  Wilson & Harsh'  DRAYING and  EXPRESS  Gold, Silver, Lead and Copper flpes, Gold Concentrates, Lead Bullion, Cyanide Produet, Etc.  Works at Vallejo Junction, California Office, 416, Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California  E. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wuboh rcpairinK promptly attorded to by u. ilrsl-class.  wh_uUvi_i_Nt. s  Special utlcntion givnn to a'l kinas or repairing and  custom work from outside points.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Jiulbs, Kyscs, Mollies, Kluxlodeitdi'oft's,  I'ancy Ji-'vcrgreens, u'te., Thou.snilds arc  growing on niy o\\*ii gi'ou.uds. Most  Col.iplo.o sl;(.elc in 'liljo proviiico. Boos  and l>eo supplies, agrieulturnl implements,, spray pumpsj and cut flowers.  iS'ow ctiitaloguo now ready.  CALL AND SEE IT  C. F.  ETTER  Coal  and  Wood  Dealer  Bus meets all  trains  Special  attention  fer of bagg-age.  on   Vernon   street,  and boats,  the   trans-  Office and stables  opposite   The  given  Tribune office.    Telephone No. 35.  EXPRESS and DRAYING  SHOP:   H.all Street, between Baker and Varnon, Kelson  ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.  IN   THE   SUI-U-ME  COIH.T   OV   IIRITISII   COLUMIilA ��� IN  PRO HATE.  BEST DRY WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.  Full measurement guaranteed.  Having purchased tho express and draying  business of J. W. Cowan, we are prepared  to do all kinds of work in this line, and solicit the patronage of tho people of Nelson.  Orders left at 1). McArthur & Go's store,  northwest comer liaker and Ward streets,  will receive prompt attention.   Telephone 85  Office at Comer Baker and Ward Streets.  GOMER DAVIS & Co.,  In the matter of the ostal.0 aiid effects of Charles Van  Ness, debased, intestate.  Notice is hereby given that an order of this honourable  coiirt dated the 25 b day of February, A. 1). 1S!I!1, Alfred  John Marks and Decatur Downing have been appointed  administrators of tho per onal estate and effects of ho  said deceased, who died on or about the 1.2th day of .lun-  unry.-A. D. 1893.  All persons having claims against the said deceased  are required on or before the first day of April, A. D.  1S99, to send full particulars of such claims, duly verified  bv statutory declaration, to Alfred John Marks, of Nelson, Ii. C. with their christian and surnames, addresses  nnd descriptions, and the value of tlie securities, if any,  Held by them.  And further take notice that after such last mentioned  date, the said administrators will proceed to administer  the said estate and distribute the proceeds thereof  amongst the parties entitled thereto, having regard only  to the claims of which they shall then have notice and  will not.be liable for the assets or any part thereof to any  porson or persons of whose claims' notico shall not have  ucen received by them at tho date of such distiibnt'on.  ..LUOT & _.I_NNI1-,  Solicitors for the Adini_i.slrn.toi-.  Dated (his 38th d-iy of February, A, U. ISlii),  JML- 0~_ SZ_M]_]_>rE~y  f>01 Westminster hoad, Vancouver, B. C,  STEINWAY  The   Standard  of the World.  Piano  NORDHEIMER  The Artistic Piano of  Canada.  ART AND MUSIC CO,, Nelson, Agents.  NOTICE.  A general meeting of, the shareholders of the Nelson  l.leo.ric Light Company, Limited, will be held at the  company's oflicc on Vernon street, in the City of Nelson,  on Saturday, the fourth day of March, 1S9U, at the hour  of eleven o'clock iu tlie forenoon.  Such meeting is called for the purposo of:  1. Katifyingand sanctioning the action of tho directors with respect to the sale of tho Nelson Klcctric Light  Company, Limited, of their plant and franchise to the  City of Nelson.  2. Ratifying and sanctioning such sale.  3. Ratifying and authorizing tho execution of Ml necessary conveyances to carry out such sale.  i. Transaction of all other necessary business to effect  such sale.   By order. J. H. MATHESON,  Secretary Nelson Klcctric Light Company.  Dated February Kith, 1890.  | The Tribune will buy Old Rags  Notice   of  Application   for  Certiflcate  of  Iriiprovements.  flKKI.-K I. 32/jl Oi 1, I-U..-..CA r.^255.0. 1, 6. V. O: RftApTlON  l,;;.-i.I If. 1, IlltriMNNIA I-H-oX ..��� I, p HANI) I. 1810 (1. J.Xac.  KJ.ACtlON   I.  .'(���-'SO  G, I, il'INKliAI,  CI.AI.SlS,  BI.'OaTI.  IN  'run Ni'ji-SON jiininO iyvisi0N ok wi._t i.oofi.-iAV  ..IHTlUinV AND U.I.ATi.t. ON  ri'QAl.  MOllNTAiN, ADJ01N-  INO Till. HAM. MINKS.  Take notice that J. John HireOh, h,s iigcnt for the Hall  jSliin;.-) (-.'J-mpn.ty, l.intited, free iiilners certilicato N'o.  SoSCa, intend, si};ty ditys from the date hereof, to, apply  to t)re niiiiiiiK rOcorder for a certificate of Improvements,  for the, purpose of obutiiiin]. a (iiown grunt of the above  claims. And further take notico that action, tinder section 37-, must be comineneed before tlio issuance of such  certificate of improvements. JOHN H1USCH.  Dated this 2(!th day of November, 18118. [Jan ,2S|,  Notice   of   Application   for   Certificate  of  Improvements.  YKIii.QWSTONI. MINUKAIj CLAIM. SITUATK IN Till. NEI.SON  M1N1N(3 hlVlSlON OF WEST KOOTENAV I.ISTI.IL"1\ AND  I.OCATEI. SIX MILKS' EAST OK SALMON III VEK, ON KOItKS  OK WOI.F AND SlIEKl" CKEEKS.  Take notice that I, J. M. U. Fuifbairn. acting as agOiit  for Hugh M. Billings, free minor's.certificate No. 21,789a,  niid TiiOtnti'i Bennet, frocminer's certilicatc No. 1!,C25a,  intend, sixty days from the datohoreof, to apply to tho  milling recorder for a cCrtiiionto of improvements, for  the rurpose of oblaining a crown grant Of the above  cl-im. And further take notice that actiqii, under section 37. must be eon nienced before the issuance of such  certilicatc of improvements.      J. M. R. FA1RBA1KN.  Dated this '28th clay of February, 1899.  Appiieation for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that I will, thirty days from the  date of this notice, apply lo the government agent at  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at my hotel,  known as the Florence Hotel, situate three miles oast Of  Nelson, on the outlet of Kootenay lake, in West Kootenay district, liriti.-h Columbia.  WILLIAM ROBERTS.  Dated February 3rd. 1S99.  Application for Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that wc will, thirty days, from .  the date of thI-�� notice, apply to the government agent at  Nelson for a license to sell liquor at retail at our hotel,  known as the Majestic Hotel, situate on. the government  trail between Eagle and Forty-nine creeks, in West  Kootenay district, British Columbia.  JOHN MILES,  Dated March 1st, ISM- . K- BAUIUOT'IV  -A THE   TRIBUTE:'NELSON, B.C., THURSDAY, MARCH 2,  1899.  o  ANK OF  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     ���  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICONA AND   MT. ROYAL, President  '���on. (.HO.  A.  DRUMMOND Vico-Prosidont  K   S. OLOILSTON Gonoral Manager  THE  B-A-Jstik:  OP  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  _sr__._--SOTsr B_R_A_:rc"a_-__  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.        lUlANCHEH IN       LONDON   (Hi-Bland),   NBW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal citlos lu Canada.  liny and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers  OKANT COMMBRCIAI, AND TKAVKM.K1W' CUKDIT8.  available in any part of tho world.  DKAKT8 1S8UKD    COLLKCTIONS MABK; KTC.  Are  Drafts  now  prepared   to issue  and Letters of Credit on  Dawson City, Yukon District.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  MB.   HOOLBY   BANKRUPT.  ���>#-  The Official Receiver Accuses Him of Fraud  and Misconduct.  When Ernest Terah Hooley, the famous  promoter, became a bankrupt, last June  the world at large was astonished, although the said world ought to be prepared for any little eccentricity on the  part of Napoleons of Finance, even if  they do not assume the title. Mr. Hooley  promptly announced that he had been  forced into bankruptcy'to protect himself  from the harpies who had been living off  him," aud the world, was inclined to believe him, especially when he began to  unfold a long listof peers and other titled  English persons who had received money  from him. The official receiver iu bankruptcy filed his repoit recently, and it is  quite as interesting in its way as much of  Mr. Hooley's testimony, and, being official, it is undoubtedly quite as true. Besides, it is colorless, and it is only by reading between the lines that one sees all  that the official receiver saw.  To begin with, the liabilities are placed  at abou.-S-o_.--15 Ss. Sd., and the assets at  an amount sufficient to afford a dividend  of four shillings in the pound. The report  .sets forth Mr. Hooley's business life iu  some detail.  Me, btfgaii',��� businessi-.in ISSQ.  iVs..��tf_VR.^V._ ���.i:r.g?^^  '-fl4  ^hliifathe]i;r.1'-ll'\s^h rs ��� ",l; pi;b:fno"tioji|f'seenis  ?��biisiniss"in-b^  ^ter^af-.dtotoW"����^.^  >-VPlife;wIbVkKo_l^  ?!1il��a'pitrti>t#'4i1%��i50,()^.;Wights bankfet^s;  teSepte'nWei\dS(.Wjxe^  ;���; iS,iiVHSfe'!b^n1iti_^ujg;i^..'cybl��"bus|,j[gs|; ������  sHeV^fiad - Begun* \tll _>piiteyJbu^pecet|i|D���ei:,  -^hd$v(ev0* ��� svfth; klJlj-'^i&ijBe^TCpiiSpaily;  ��� ��(i_tiM^jiitW). :-*u_iitedJ^6u(f^M: ^bicli- -hpi  ("��� 1_l_si_red jS20","200>; ^Th'eyte^rconprkny?,j|ai'ji.  '"% i ni*"-S:to, 0 0 Of id n ddi i s te x pie ffsues*w "er.eTp. ii 1 y'  Mi's=Ru c k er j 'h e.S tar t eda on Ms, -wM cA f e er  in>Septemb;eii,: !$!#": '_btf��* 'prbm^ing .the  Sitnpsbu - LeveiviDjia'iii. Qompajiy, -Lituit'ed:  "JI��.cfeiiife^ Tlienin-  the "same .montTi lie,_ p_>oiiipl��d" =Hum ber &  Cb.(lt?!"��siri;)^Lirtiit"edj wi'tli a^prO-ft p�� only  $j$,#2. ". Jh\fh%saVineVnlo^iithVh^ pi!tftiiofed  tt!_e "Si.iipsbii��Ghaiir-Le.v��er "Ooiup-U-y (For-  :eigh,and" <3dlbnial), Eimited,.cTearilig ��0o,,r  598: "In "dctobel5, j&]2, hejproftiojecl, Hliijip  ber & Co. (Portugal), Vljimited, aiid made  ��33,101. In Mtcrch, XSOtt,, Hoojey protnoted  the RAleigh Jjy^eJ-Wy^ajiy, Ljmij��d,Jyi<l  iiiale ottt of the job about-Sl'1,000; iti the  sapie month, aiid in connection with this  rb-i-otiori, ho promoted the Fairbanks  ���fcim  Manufacturing Gbmpahy Limited,  I  ,  but got only ��2,088 on this deal.  1 iv May, 1S9G, IMr. Hobley promoted the  Dunlop Tire Company, Liimited. He paid  ��3,000,000 for the assets of the I^neuuiatife  T'ir6 Company and ��3QO,000 nioi'e for certain patents, and sold them to the Dunlop  company for ^OOOiOOO, making a gross  profit of ��I,7OOj0OO. His expenses here  Were heavy. It was for thi _ company  that Mr. Hooley said; he hat! to iilal.e his  largest purchases Of peers; he ��aid he had  to buy the earl of Albemftrle and the earl  De La Waiffaird others for tlie purpose  Of getting ''the good names oil the front  page of the prospectus," aiid, as a result,  the issue of bonds was over subscribed.  He had given various papers the right to  call shares On him, and its the dear public  had Unkindly bought up all the shares,  when the free find independent press  called them, Hooley had to pay heavily  for them. So, in spite of the gross profit  of nearly two millions, he had a clear  profit Of only about ��172,000.  On the promotion of the Cycle Manufacturers' Tube Company, Limited,  worked in -be same month of May, IS'JO,  he lost ��5846, and on the Trent Cycle  Company, Limited, promoted in the same  month, he lost ��23,000. He had a lot of  titled persons in this deal, for whom he  had to spend: i-H.nejr, It seems as if the  advice "put not: thy trust in princes" or  even in peers might have been given to  Mr. Hooley with propriety. Out of the  Singer,. Cycle Compauy promotion he  cleared in June ��08,400, and in August,  1890, he lost _S40,454 oii the Dunlop Pneumatic Tire Company (Prance), Limited.  The same two earls, De La Warr and  Albemarle, were said to have been paid  well for "going oh the front page." In  October he lost about ��122,000 on the  Clement, Gladiator and Hum ber (France),  Limited, and made ��24.405 out of the  Swift Cycle Com pans', Limited, of course.  He lost ��106,400 on the Pedersen Frame;  Company. These were all his cycle companies, tifteeu in all, with capitals of ��10,-  035,000; his profits were ��42-1,430, but Mr.  Bucker got h half,   so that Mr.  Hooley  cleared only ��212.218.  In August, .189(5, lie bought 1183 acres  near Manchester and tried to sell the  tract in small lots, but lost ��160,214. In  November ho promoted Eovrii (British,  foreign and colonial), Limited, out of  wliich he cleared about ��34,135. Jn May,  1897, he promoted Schweppes, Limited,  with a loss of ��36,190. The British Embroidery Machine Company, Limited,  cest him ��26,079, but he made ��1030 out of  the Dee Estates. Limited, and ��12/934 out  of the Blaisdell Pencils, Limited.  His biggest loss came in the promotion  of the United Ordnance and Engineering  Company, Limited : the company went to  allotment, but only ��80,000 were subscribed, and poor Mr. Hooley lost ��473,000.  Then he lost various small sums (small for  him), like ��2000 in the Lee-Metford Small  Arms Company, Limited. Altogether he  went into promotions involving ��18,610,-  000, wherein his consideration was ��14,132,-  442, and the purchase price was ��9.103,534,  so that the gross profit was ��5028,908, and  the expenses were ��915,912, and the losses  through selling shares at a discount and  buying at a premium to deliver on contracts/etc, were ��4,097.781, so that the  gro��s profit became a loss of?��89,312.  The official receiver remarks that "all  the companies were largely over-capitalized and the subscriptions thereto were  obtained through extravagant gifts in  money and shares to obtain directors, and  large fees for the introduction of and payments to titled and other persons for the  prospectus." Fiom this it may be inferred  that the denials of the various titled and  other persons did not impress the official  receiver.  Then Mr. Hooley made a little profit,  about. ��4124, out of a flyer in Hum ber  stock, and rigged the market in  the matter of the Beeston Pneumatic Tire Company, so that he made ��22.750.   On the  strength of a bogus bid: of ��8 per share,  the stock advanced,  he and his  friends  realized���and   the   public realized  later,  too.   The official receiver reports that the  transaction Was fraudulent, and that the  bankrupt was a party to the fraud.   The  receiver4'���urther reports th?\t_e���yery trace  ./o f^tlii sp |'j frgi.P pf li a^ j|_Te|. ii|i"fe t^��dy ei^'^vo ni the  fjbah"k_.upVs"''bo'oks^nd jtBajfjHod]ey's No.  f|'l^dg|;r 'has^p^* w^t^Keai"'1' a"<$. ^T��s- 2  ; beited' *Nos.vl .an d 2:K< , -A,. ��� ����V ���&���$':���� ���    ~  ;����,.SeveraLpersous bought interests in the'  {bankrupt slbusiness.:3:l*Qin'��instance, Lord  it?h b^i:^Siai^Hboley:i��|Q.0^;fp^, wh ich  h^v���a:s^Jf)i^-,,W'<jul*rV  IMPERIAL BANK  OF CANADA  Capital, Paid Up  Reserve  $2,000,000  1,200,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  D.   R. WILKIE, General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  A gcuui-ivl bulking lumincss iriinsuctcd.  Savings hank iluiHirtincnl.  Dcpo-ii-s of ^ 1  and  upwards recoived  and intorcst  allowed.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  13ngland and America to say, 'Stand  back,' and they would stand back. Don't  misunderstand me, though. I am an  Irishman, and it has been said that when  an Irishman can't find a fight he picks  one. But in this case it is different. I  believe the course I am championing will  bring peace, universal peace. The sphere  of influence idea has proved wrong, and  in every instance it has brought friction  between nations and between them and  the races they have sought indirectly to  rule.  In his desire to learn American feeling  on subjects iu which he was interested  the admiral did not hesitate to become a  questioner.  "Now, don't you really think," he said,  "that the sentiment in America is more  friendly to England than it ever was before?"!  "It is undoubtedly," was the answer  given, "becauae of England's friendly attitude to us during the Spanish-American  war, aud it would be more so at this  moment were it not for your fellow  countrymen."  "I know that, I know that," he responded musingly, "and, do you know, I can't  blame them much. Jam an Irish landlord and am against home rule, for it  would destroy the empire, but if I had  been a tenant before the act of* 1870 I  would either have been confined in an  Irish jail or I would have left my native  isle   to become a citizen of the United  The Tremont Hotel  th$t!'".the��c^  i'protftsy'S-Vlh'oiig  ^business, .he- gaveVhis- lordship:- sharesnii'  '  ."l^'q..r*^l   *   "^-T..P." ���  .��pp    flrt^^nV.-o �� &",.��� */.   ~.L,D.hu     .'uW/j"*';_r  ^the^Hoolev;Jrtineson/svndicate,s^alued*at  ile3O���OO0.*. ^"Mrr^IVJJ^Pal^^ y^as"^ubt.her;  a_YircJ_^se/,��^  ^a%IiVit4Cnftib^ ���  > ?;_a_fc%_ff&iip-��^  ;h"iis"iio-.^ai^e^tn'.biiglij fp'1 .\3a!y"IF shillings  ���"iir tlie pqundj* thsitt ���h^'lia'sCiiOt^lcept ^v'rd-.  .per.bpofe,, aud'.'liS-}' ;contributed��� to������;iiis  l_?.nkr��iVp^cy���6y extmya  tion;, abd���has"befeh^giUllt^pfjfft":aud". ancl? ��8f,  misconduQt in ��"pj.i,yiiig ��"la_rg��:"s"ums- to - "dlr  r ec toiis0 a ii d o,t hers, *& n d !h a^ b.feen flVpriyy* t d -,  the. de-!t*iicfiiqti. Oft ledgers y&iid \elieck  books within "fOuij mdhtJhs ���of��� the; .com--  meiijcetiDent Of tl|e��!tefeib") tocov'ei* bis connection ^ith. the BbstQun deal. Efom tlie  officiaL report of' the olifibia,,} ^receiver" jn  bajtikrup.tcy; .lie. probability of Mr.  Hooley's continued freedom does not seem  very great, wheh oiie= rgmgmberg ho\y_  TvW_7^Ts?ti'veVClre"BritishJ public! and laws  are to any commercial i-ascaliby.  A   DEMOCRATIC   LORD  (VJALONE & TREGILLUS  l'ltOPHIBTORB  Headquarters fop Miners and Prospectors  States. Hut Irish-Americans do not understand that conditions have changed  now, that rents are fixed by the courts,  that the tenant is master of the land, and  that the landlord has no absolute rights  over him. Ireland is prosperous today.  I travHlle.fi through it from end to end last  summer and I found that the savings  bauks contain ��10,000,000 more than they  did nine years ago.  "J ask of tny countrymen today to forget old scores. I don't blame them for  their feelings in the past any more than I  blame the Americans of '70 for breaking  away when George III. played the tyrant  over them.  "Irish generosity and chivalry have  been headed the wrong way for the last  century, but I think now that the wrongs  are nearly right and that-England sees  with a clearer vision. Irishmen, Englishmen and Americans, why should they not  live in unity? They are of one blood, one  system of laws, nearly of one religion.  Humanity and Christianity would be the  lasting gainers by a bond uniting the  three.  In the detail of his account of his mission to China, lord Beresford said:  "I was asked to go to China by the associate chamber of commerce of England  and report upon its political and trade  conditions. I esteemed it a high political  honor that I, a naval officer, should have  been selected for the mission. Although  I had no official status it is likely that my  report, which will be lengthy, will be  made a parliamentary document.  "I went to China to gain exact information, not for British gain but for the advantage of trade at large. At Shanghai  immediately prior to my departure for  America, I was given a banquet by the  Euglish, German, American, Japanese,  Chinese and even French foreign residents. They informed me that the work  I was doing was for the common good.  "I was in China and Japan from September to January. In that time I paid  personal visits to six of the eight viceroys or received calls from them. I do  not exaggerate when I say that the Chinese government would welcome'today  the interference of an alliance strong  enough to say to prowlers 'Hands off.'  Vienna Restaurant  Raker struct., bolwuon .loxcpliino and  Hall streets, Nelson.  P. Burns & Co.  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL  Meat Merchants  Wholesale Markets at Jtelson, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  Nelson,  Trail,  City,  Ymir,  Grand  RETAIL  STORES AT  Kaslo, New Denver, Sandon, Silverton, Cascade  Forks,  Midway, Greenwood and Sirdar.  ORDERS BY MAIL  PROMPTLY FORWARDED  Head Office, Nelson, B.C.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street,kelson E. C. TRAVES, Manager  .   f.OHDKRS BY_ MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  Nelson   Opera   House  One week, commencing Monday, February 27th.  BUCHANAN DRAMATIC COMPANY  Tonight-"The Deputy Sheriff"  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NK.HT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  THEr.BI_!  A-NlfeOE ���  . "_&jWAYSs'bN�� HA^Pf  ft-   LU j _ .J,     tf   ,U _, "    -J).     U    b" -j  One  i>qp^  Chats About the Open Boor and the Discontented Irish.  (Uhifiuigo Triliuna, February 211,1).]  Seated Thiu'-iday nioi'riing in the drawing room Oi; the Pulli-ran car Gi-escerit before a littered writing table lord Oharles  Beies-ioi'd, tlie heai'ty tnanneied sailor,  outlined to a correspond..nt his pla;_i of  commercial salvation for the nations of  eastern trade. Me said England, America,  Germany and Jap-ih .should unite in maintaining tile ''open door" to China, peaceably if they could, otherwise if they must.  Franco and Russia, he said, had no place  in trade calculations, their aim being  territorial domination and the consentient  tax levy upon conquered subjects. The  coalition of France and Russia ha named  as the common foe, the Bear and the Fox*  who must be met at once with iora and  craft. In China, rebellion swep1-, bankrupt, tottering China, lord Beresford  ' asserted he saw ready to hand the weapon  to check Russian insolence, French deception and the dissolution of the Celestial  emuire itself.  "Put backbone into the Chinese government," said lord Beresford, "have its army  organized with English, Ameruan, German and Japanese officers, let them make  it into a force capable of protecting China.  Have China make the declaration that its  ports are open to the trade of the world  and place it in a position to say it can  protect investors. China would welcome  such aid today.   It wants to be braced."  Lord Beresford smiled at the suggestion  that Russia and France -might oppose  actively such a consummation of world  trade doctrine.  "What of it?" he said with a laugh���a  naval laugh it might be designated. It  gave a yearning expression to his face  and caused, the muscles to giow tense  with an expression not lamblike.  ���"Then, I think, would be the time i'or  R. HURRY.  Prop.  BON TON JBSTAURANT.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT  n-     D   Dtq.nn n   nft    nn      . ���      tP P       " "[J*      �� _��  *^^^erc^al^%I^Ilil"i^ch,  flin-ltfofcci't^  ,J.S2.. to^'2-  Pure drama nnd comedy, np-to-diite specialties.  OT_T_EFaT^_.I_NT   -RISES  Prices, 50 cenls,  AT   8:30  75 cents nnd $1.  James McPhee  PRACTICAL  ELECTRICIAN  Will contract to supply and install any l^ind of electrical machinery  Will wire buildings for electric lighting, electric bolls,  electric burglar nliiniis.'olcctric annunciators.  WHITE F0F{ PRICES.  '"cities.  Office and Storeroom  Will contract lo install fire nlnnn syslems in towns nn  Full stock ol wire nnd llxtures on hand.  Josephine Street, ftelson.  .0'GlOGk,1"-25"s;.Qents;.\:il!Eknner,rrom  fQ^'8?"^sShort* orders: -a]t������.alj���-Vhpurs?  BREWi-fnsi-fiNb^dTx^EESj pis'.  LONDON AND BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLDFIELDS, Ltd.  ::��?:feS:t?iil^HEAD  OFFICE,. LONDON," ENGLAND." =        ' ,/* ���  "AlJ^ojniQ[i.unic"atTqns.>^euiating to British Columbia business to be addressed to P. O. Drawer^  i��. :yy.:-7s''Y.f"^t:"��}.''"^]] '     .     505," Nelson, British' Columbia : ,4  UAKl-E STBlill-t. J?E__SOIJ.  ,Heated___wiLth_=i_d.o.t_-. Airland.  Lighted by Electricity  Lai-gc comfortable bedrooms and   llrstvclnss dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  _R-A.T_E_S   S2   _-?_E_iR   X3^-"5T  Mrs.  E. C*   CLARKE, Prop.  J.lito of tho Royal Hotel,, Ualgury,  ��  Proiiipt^and-rfegiilalr���;���=  deliyery to the trade.  "Brfcwlery at;  AND SOO LINE  Fast  and  Short Route  to and   From  Kootenay Country.  First-class and 'fail. 1st Sleepers Operated froiri  PACIFIC! TO .ATLANTIC  Tickets issued through and bnggago  checked to destination.  Oo^^EOTioisfs  Trail and  Robson.  Rossland,  nAU.Y,  , Is'l-I-SOtf,.  \\. D. HUME, Manager,  The finest hotel in tho interior.  Large sample rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER OF WARD AND VI.l.NONr STS., NELSON  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management since 1890.  The bod-rooms are  well  furnished  and   lighted by  electricity. .  The dining-room is not second to any in Kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by the best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  1 THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Large and well lighted Hcatcd-by hot air  Reasonable rates . Sample rooms  Electric bells and light in every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL   VICTORIA  ,1. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Free law mccla all trains .  Hourly M_rei;l. car to station  Revelstoke, B. G,  }  Nelson, B. C.  Lcrtvi.. DAILY, Arrive.  6:10p.m...... NELSON', 10:;.0> m.  Main Lirie and Intermediate poinds via Slocan Lake.  Leave. DAILY Arrivo.  0::t0 a. in NELSON  8::��J p. m.  Kootenay Lako-^Kaslo Route-Stearqer Kokanee.  Leave. Daily Except Sunday Arrivo  _:00 p. 'in ...NI.LSON  11:00 a. in.  K.ooten,ay Fjiver Route-Steamer Moyie;  Mon., Wed.. Fri. Tites., Tliurs., Sat.  8:00 a. m. LCaVe NELSON... Arrive 0:50 p. in.  Makes connect ion at Pilot Hay with steamer Kokanee  in both directions. .  Steamers on their respective routes call at principal  landings in both directions, and at other points when  signalled. .  Ascertain Rates and full information by addressing  nearest local agent or  C. E. BE/\SLEY, City TioKet Agent,  R. W. DREW, Agent.  W. F. Andi-USon", Traveling Passenger Agent, Nelson.  E. J. Coyi.K, Dis't Passenger Agent, Vancouver.  Spokane Falls & Northern,  Nelson & Fort Sheppard,  Bed Mountain Railways.  J-je only all rail route without change of cars  between Nelson a.t\d Rossland, an,d  Spokane and Rossland.  DAILY   TRAINS.  Leavo '    Arrive  <):.IU a. m NELSON ....; S:S0 p.m.  11:5.. a. in ROSSLAND ��:10 p. iiv  8:110 a. m...: :....SPOKANE.:  0:10 p.m.  The train that loaves Nelson at 0:20 a. m;.' makes close  connections at bpokane with trains for.all Pacillc Coast  P��'lltsV ���    ��� ��� ' ,       y ��� '������ ,  Passengors for Kettle River and Boundary. Creek con  ncct at Marcus with sUvgo daily. ^^ ^ r & ^ ^  ��d. UdDERf&W ROBERTSON, General Manager  'S>S^FbW-��ER; E.M., Mining Engineer  { NELSON, B. C.  Coat River Lumber Company  ;J__5^    'I__V>_.,  Situate oh the Crow's  ber of any description  district of Kootenay.  Tenders Solicited  Nest Railway is prepared to  dglivfer Turn-  ih  any quantity at any  plate within the  GOAT RIVER  LUMBER cqM.pANY,  G.  A.   BIGELOVi/;,  lyiknagef  FLOORING, ON1N&, MOUtDlKGS, 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  First  Kootenay Lake Sawmill, G. O. Buchanan, Prop.  Sash,  prices  ,  etc.,  class   lumber  at   right  Doors, Turned Woi'  Yard;  Foot Hendryx Street.  line   of  hand. .,���  Also   a   full  constantly on  JOHN RAE, Agent.  Kootenay Railway & Navigation Co;  STIt. INTKKXATIONAJ.  Daily.except Sunday.       Pacillc standard time  KASLO TO NKLSON  -Read      North  up       hound     Kaslo 8:30 p.m. Arrive  ... Ainsworth 7:10    n Duo  ...  Pilot, Bay ..... .(i:S0    ., Duo  .....Balfour  .G:00    u Duo  .Kive-inilc Point 5:10    h Due  Arrivo 10:30    ,r     Nelson  4:30, n      Leavo  Connect!, with N. & Vt. S. Hy. train for Spokane, leaving Five-mile Point at 10:05 a.m.  Stcamci-H leavo Kaslo city wharf at, foot of Third street  ROBERT IRVING. Manager.  South  Head  bound  down  Leave  (i:30 a.m  Duo  7:30    ii  Due    .  8:00"   ii  Due  8:15   .ii  Due  9:45    i,  Kaslo & Slocan Railway  OOINO WKST  Leavo    8.00 a. m.  Arrive 10.10    "  Leave  Aj-rivo  -IAILY GOING EAST  Kaslo Arrive 3.55,p. in.  Sandon Leave  l.lS    'C  CODY   BRANCH.  11.00a.m. Sandon Arrive 11.40 a. in  11.15    " Cody Leavo 11.25    ��  G. V. COPELAND, Superintendent.  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 STITT, Genoral a 8. Agent, Wlnnlpw. THE TRIBUTE:  NELSON, B. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1890.  ists' Sundries  E  W  ancl  best  are   no  charge  carry the most   complete  line  of drug sundries in  Kootenay  the   quality of our  goods   is  the  that money can  buy.     Our prices  higher than   our   competitors  for inferior  goods.  See that your  prescriptions are  filled by us.  Wo use none but the best quality of drugs and chemicals  Special attention given lo their compounding  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS, NELSON  Special this Weel\  Just  arrived,  a  stock  of  the  celebrated  Box Calf,  Heavy Goodyear Welt,  Chrome Tanned,  Leather Lined Shoes  Our price, $4.50  Regular price, $5.00  18 and 20, Baker Street,  (Postoffice Store) Nelson  Branch Store at YMIR.  James A. Gilker  ^^Pricps^s^low^aJsi samcfjo'aii;bo)obC'|iiicdaii.Cahadtf:i?T,\'  i(��abino���t^].TopHead;and��Sc,yfln"��fCjlbi.^^^  '."l-ivwer-H".Intel iudteii'*Bla&  .�����\\5al!i,M.,<"oi.d^wl.i6li'tJ^^  "��� .^nrjio-Sigd'inJ.tl.c^^^  \ .W-n vjrah-i .fibiviESTiGf V.hi.t#aWd..kiWI"Th. "  -yraxcr.^furiii^liojUyi^uartorod^a^nnd j\\ aliiut"  �����^can jsco^Wlial^qu ���'nr�� =bu yiiig ;aii(Jjig6|;it',forUlie^anie.iiiqiicj:."  JEWELER  .THE..  JEWELER  All Kinds b�� Canvas  Goods:  nts arid  GO-ty��Tp"_iM:B-n^.  H0pse an pi Wagon Covers  riingjs  RIVALRY AMONG THE GRITS  But They Manage to Elect a Full Set of  Officers.  The aunual meeting of the Nelson Liberal Association was held last evening in  the Hume Plotel hall for the purpose of  electing officers for the ensuing year. The  association is now practically two 3'ears  old, and tlie circumstance that last evenings meeting drew an attendance of 2S,  was sufficient to gladden the hearts of  the members of the old guard who have  been acquainted with the days when the  Liberals cut a much smaller figure in  Nelson.  The election of officers was commenced  by making Hewitt Jioscock, M. P., hono;-  ary president. This is the second honorary presidency which has beeu thrust upon Mr. Bostock. On the eve of the la-c  Dominion campaign he was made honor-  -ary president of the Nelson Boat Chili,  and it is now openly hinted that if he will  secure for Nelson the necessary public  buildings, an effort will be made to secui e  for him an honorary office in the Sociei y  of Kootenay Pioneers. i  There was a lively contest for the office  of president. The candidates were W. A.  Galliher ancl Dr. Alexander Forin, The  issues iu the contest appeared to be the  question of aid to the sister's hospital,  and whether or not the changes made in  the present city couucil were desirable or  not. The former president of the association was Gilbert Malcolm Sproat, but as  his name does' not appear on the minutes  furnished to The Tkh_uni_, it��may be presumed that he was not in the race for reelection.  There were three ballots necessary to  elect. On the first Dr. Porin secured  11 votes, W. A. Galliher 9, John Ay ton  Gibson 0, and John Anthony Turner 2.  For the second ballot the two lowest men  were dropped, when Dr. Forin secured  three additional votes, while Galliher  made a gain of five. This made both candidates tie with a vote of 14 each, aud a  third ballot became necessary. It resulted in one of the supporters of Forin  abstaining from voting, aud-as Galliher  Secured his full fourteen votes, he was the  winner by one vote.  For the offices of secretary and  treasurer there was no contest.   In George 0.  iTunstall, junior, the tweuty-seven members present recognized that the association had au efficient secretary, and his  election was   made   unanimous.      Something of  the   same   nature cropped   up  ;when the office.of treasurer was considered.   The zeal  with which John Ayton-  ���Gibson    espoused   the    candidature   of  George C. Tunstall, junior, for  the office  :of secretary was but equaled  by the zeal  with which the secretary advocated the  election of John Ayton as treasurer, and  4his.telftctioii \yaSjalso made unanimous.  ���^T^e^el^ppidnlpf^Biii executive for   the  ,jkslso'ciat1on^��^hnpjwe,cl^ what  'a   mixed-up^  /aff-uif.^ is,  viewed  'sfiioiulwpfp^incial^a'iidL 'milnicipal-,stand-  ^.poia^sV^lTh^^lec^oTn resulted in,.the re-  ?t\vi'b''^csB^^*;"._|^Miitiftr,- "James;Banherman,.  :G.s��l^rank��"BeBr/^:.lKI.Johnso.., Div G.' A.  :��B!mari��j6hn;^"Turiier, John L-iPointe,  *^#.=CuirmeMts^W"iUiaui Wald ie, Thomas  ���"ftraddefifaitd^ :  ;*-':l4t wiir.beu seenttfat Dr.-Arthur.iadds^tc),  vfchelusterotihis'POHitiAn; as, ;chai.r,nian. on  .the,iboaiid of.gducat}o���n;��tQr. FrankC-B^er. usi���,  "*enlafg'ing ^tifsispj-fg^ef��� 'di ��tui|fuyn'ce*��jfr,$|'ni���D,  fmu rii^ijoa 1>ib" dE. biif felon* P.o) if ics ;* jth at:*' A%. 4  "'MipJphnsddAWdesirbps"of. dhtaini'tig;;{'fhdtJ,  iPosition^in the 'LiUerar-partyv^high-hiS;  """ " a'r'th'erjS-losingXi'i tTi'e GdhSer^ati've?  goose step. Thomas has seen twonty-  eight years of active service, but as yet  he hesitates at the prospect which the  new enlistment has in .store for him.  ^- Tho   play   for  tonight  at   the   Nelson  opera hou��eis "Woman Against Woman."  To the wife of E 1 ward Mills thei\_ was  born a daughter yesterday.    The youngster weighs just eleven pounds.  The price of tickets for the four remaining lessons on cooking by ,Miss Livingstone, have been fixed at $1.50 instead of  50 cents per lession.  "Jim" li! Iw.irds who has been in the  hotel hu-iine-s at Vancouver and Revelstoke, is in Nelson.  Latest of the Edmonton Route. '  News has been received at Toronto of  the experiences of a party of half a do/.vn  Torontonians, including Alfred and Frank  Davidson, J. R<ie, E. Eitiboden, Edward  Ivenrick and Joseph Montgomery, who  started last February for Dawson by the  Edmonton route. They left the latter  place on March l*t, comprising a party of  ;ten men, with 30 horses and about a ton  and a half of provisions for each man. As  the journey progressed, the party found  that their provisions were somewhat of a  burdeD, especially when the horses were  attacked by disease, wliich carried off  .twelve of them and made the others look  like wrecks. At the Peace river there  was a quarrel, and some of them returned  home. The other members of the party  made boats for themselves and floated on  down the river slowly. When the last  letter was written, on October 20;h, the  ;party had passed Fort McPhersou, and  were pushing on to the L-ipeer's house.  They expected to build shanties in which  to pass'.tlie winter, and when spring comes  to float on down to the Yukon and thence  to Dawson.  Our weather here is uncertain and  you.should always be ready for cold  '.snaps.'- AVe' ]ii.vc= a full. lino.of-'coal  stoves .aiK.l J .eaters, on hand aiid "invito fin inspection of pur stock. : -  !.organiza<;iQi- ;���  ."that idthb^ei who  "i.'iire:?  audi  -_?_RO_P-Ri_E3TO-ES  Baker Street, Opposite Postoffice 3^E3X.^O-ISr(,  33. G.  Charles A, Waterman & Co.  Business  Residential Lots  FOli. .BALI;!- in the original townsite Oil-easy  terms. Also lots for sale in, Grand Fork's  and Cascade City.  Apply  FRANK  FLETCHER,   P.L.S.,  Land Agent,  Qornfer linker and ICbotcimy Struct*     Nelson, B.C.  Residence Lots for Sale!  Dairy Ranch, on Kootenay Lake near  Nelson ..���".-  Hoitse and two lots on Mill street (snap)  House and two lots on Vernon street  .Souse and lot on Victoria, street . . .  House and lot On'Victoria street , . .  House and lot on Victoria street . . .  House and two,: lots on Carbonate St.  ALEX ' STEWART,    Mining   Broker.  Office:   Turner & Boeckh block, Baker and  Ward streets Nelson.  :'\        ~~~     HELP   WANTED.  OIjEUK ��� For Bcneral store.   Must  bo good on dry  Koods and stOrc trimming.   State  references.   G.  H. Gilpin, Grmibrook, U. C.  FOR   SALE.  PJORNER LOT���Northeast comer Baker aiid Josephine  ^   streets, Nelson, 50 by 120, wilh all improvements.  Price ��10,000 cash.   Apply to John Houston.  TNTEREST IN A 'I'OWNsHTK���l;'or further particu-  ���*���   lars apply at The Tribune o/llee, Vernon street.  FURNISHED   BOOMS.  "KTICE, newly furnished rooms for rent,  with bath,  *'   electric liffht, and furnace heat.  Apply on Silica  tftrect, opposite Kiigllsli church.  1100  1600  2100  1650  1900  1800  CUSTOMS  AUCTIONEERS  BEAL ESTATE and GENEBAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson  FlltST 1)0011 WKST HANK 11. C. HUIUHNG.  CANADA  LIFE ASSURANCE CO.  t-Rooin House, -.lines Road  �� 750  I Room Housdand 'i hot*, Victoria St 1200  ����'  S  cs  o  o  FOE   REJ-tSTT  Thr^e and Four Room Houses  C. J. D. CHRISTIE  GKNERAL 1JR0KKR  Office in Aberdeen block. Baker St., Nelson  FIRE INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE  w'hSjjh aveib'e'e.^  "Jjalce G'ep%alMi6��spiC^.se^ui'etl"the" hinjor-"  ���ifcyrOf *the S.eatSjU^on .6he���~execgtiye; tbtit-  sthe'Vi'riends p]i ��� "tTohii" Haniiitdnj "have a  fs>3liidje^ritjy.hfgh regard? fdi; him tp giy.e  :hiiu^m"!hls��� afeepce/tC;seat in ^hejexecrftijvi;;  ;%nd ^hat�� S;" ^��{;THyjbi3^ tlie^new convert,"  wiiLre<j.ure toVundfei'gd Jl period of prdba-  tion before securiog office.: ���       ���  .TheVassobiatron" aj-lapteji the bj/la\ys.oT  .the LlberaraSi_6eiafion of Winnipeg: The-  niemljership fee was fixed ab one dollar,  i\Ieetings Of the association aire to be held  on thetifst TbiU'Sday of each month, and  so_sooilas suitable_room_3kCan__b.a_had__they_--  will be secured.  Hkadquabtkhs, March 1st, 18!)9.  NELSON   COMPANY   KOOTENAY   RIFLES.  Tho company will parade on Tuesdays and Saturdays  at the Armory, at 7:1,. p. in., until further.orders. By  oydur, ARTHUR K.'HODGINS, Captain.  The Tribune will buy Old Rags  Attempt at Suicide.  Ed ward White, amiddle-aged raitti, made  a deliberate attempt at suicide this moru-  iuK by jumping from the end of the city  wharf. White was noticed walking along  the wharf about 8:30 this morning by C.  Archibald, tin eniplpyeo of this Skyward  Mill Gompahy, and Alexander J3ow, ea'p-  tain bf the. tug Surprise; ITS reilioyedhi.s  coat when, he reuehed the end of the  wharf and jumped into the Water  without further ceremony. When  Dow and Archibald went to see  what had become of the would-be suicide,  they found, hint floating face downward  in the wateV. Dow secured a pikcpble  from the tug and secured a hold iu  White's clothing until Archibald put a  ropearaund the body. White was then  Itshed Out and takeh On board the Surprise, where he Was restored to consciousness. The first words he uttered when he  became conscious were framed into a complaint against the interference which had  saved his life. He was afterwards removed to the Kootenay Lake General  hospital.           Queen Bess Ore Arriving at Nelson.  Five carloads of ore averaging about  20 tons each, from the Queen Bess mine,:  have been received this week at the Hall  Mines smelter. The local smelter has an  agreement with the management of the  Queen Bess company for the delivery ol  the entire output of the mine for three  months.   Miscellaneous Local News and Gossip.  There was no meeting of the council of  the South Kootenay Board of Trade last  evening, owing largely to a clash of dales  with the annual meeting of the Liberal  association.  An effort is being made to secure the  services of Thomas Kinahan in teaching  the raw material in the.local company of  Kootenay   rifles   the intricacies, of  tho  Vancouver  Dn        'nD        nrflD n   D      DnD D --____."��� D D ^^^ D  3VIA1!A &; _. Al.N"Aftn.l-j_QCK,  ;PiaS ton Mvloma In d ustrw  "SM(jfe,MlON MADE-CIGARS  li  OUR SPKeiALl't  MANUFACTUHKb BY THE  Kootenay Cigar  Manufacturing Co.  The BBACKMAI & KER MILLING CO.,  GRAIN, HAY,  Wholesale and Retail  Write for riuoliilians on ear lots  fJELSON, B. C.  Does the Eastern Tailor  SPEjND HIS IVldfJEY \fi /.ELSOf.?  No; then buy your clothes from n Nelson" tailor  who docs. Wo beg to announco that wo have  cut our prices so closo this season that, you will  find no difference between them and any reputable house in the east. Then, all being equal,  surely you will favor homo industry. Our clothing is mmlo in Nelson. All wo ask is a trial.  J.AKEU STREET WKST, NELSON, 11. C.  H. M. VINCENT  MERCHANT TAILOR  LOTS OF MEN...  never have a moment to spare. Others never  think of ordering clolhcs until ..hoy actually  need them. Don't put. it off. Take a look  at my new sample.--. If you can't call yourself send a messenger boy to rooms 5 and 0,  in the Clement block, or drop a lino to P. O.  box 301, and receive aamples, and have your  measure taken at. your house or oilice. Get  your black suit made now. Onr samples for"  Ihis suit aro Eiifdish blue warps, 1'it and  workmanship guaranteed. ���'.  Steveqs, Tfje Tailor  NELSON, B. C.  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  DEALERS IN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  SOLE AGENTS FOR  Giant Powder -Jm  TRUAX  ORB  OARS  IS  Canton Drill Steel# MATERfAL  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 Wharf.  THE LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO.  Will   be found   in  their  new  premises-on   Baker Street  with   a  complete  stock  of  Shelf and  Heavy  DWARF  Heavy  and Shelf  ALL KINDS OF MINING SUPPLIES  You  will .find it to your-.ulviiiit.i^o to consult us  ���bofdro plficinij your orders   -  Tiqsmithing" and Plurrjbiqg a Specialty  Estirtjates Cheerfully Furnished  MAIL ORDERS" PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  After "fftltendroQr^tlfa .G��oTui1iS-5^]t> f; :#eiui��Jk��: c3ii ;;c^��l<in^j,*��^iye3r".-  by Miss ��� lai vine's to ile, the"; "fadifes.: @f "NeTspii" -with .nfequirer" -  pure, fresh -jroceries: in order tc. produce- the best resutts^/  fro'iji iilstruGtion^ iifeC-eiyed;. - Xry ourrFjoiiry^TeaSj "Spi(.e"s;?%v  etc., 4tc.- Qn.agfcQiint of ,b.tlyi^^gVl^y^^^^.yv���i'nV'C-l.^]oafc^"������ Jp'ifsf;/. -,  our prices will be;; round lower than ever.  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  THAT YOU ARE USING TEA THAT DOESN'T SUIT YOU?  Tndced We feel sorry for you wlien we know perfectly well w<5 ciui suit you in any  .line of Tea, if; matters not wliat kind, Gr'oeu, Jjlaek, Young Hyson, Gunpowder, etc., etc.  We have the largest and best assorted stock of tei��.s in -Nels-Qii.  Tlio very host indications, that our teas arc giving satisfaction is the fact that our  sales are increasing daily.  Kindly hear in mind when we sell you a pound of tea we sell it to give satisfaction  and if it doesn't suit you don't 'keep it, for we are satisfied we can please you.    We have  pleased tlie most fastidious.  fS-JSw-P111" stock of groceries is the largest iii tlie city���always buying in car lots.  ABERDEEN BLOCK  NELSON, B.O.  esBrisay & Go,  John A. Irving &, Co.  HAVi. JUST J.I.CI--V1.D A CONSIGiVMKN*T OF ���    ',  YANKEE HILL'S PURE MAPLE SYRUP  __V GALLON ANJ) ONIC-HAI.,F GALLON TINS AND BOTTLES  Family orders a specialty and free daily delivery  Moil and telephone ordora promptly attended.to  Baker Street AVest, opposite Oddfellows' Block  1 RY IT AND HI. CONVINCKD  TIU. .bTNKST ON TIIK MAUKET  JUST THJO THING I'OK HOT CAKES  SPECIAL ATTENTION  Have just received a consignment of Harria home  made tweeds from Talbot Harr.'s, Scotland.  FEED J. SQUIBE, Baker St. JVelsoD  The supply is limited, so call early and oxamino thin stock.

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