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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON:  SATURDAY MORNING JANUARY 12  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  NELSON MINES AND MINING  SOME    BIG    ASSAYS    RECEIVED  FROM KASLO GROUP  ORE.  Highland   at   Ainsworth Will   Commence Milling Its Low Grade  Ore Next Week.  MX  Uem-go Gurd has on exhibitioj/^g-*-  his oflice iu the Tiu-ner-B^-'*1  block a number of exc  fine.samples of dry ore  Kaslo group ou Cody creek whicli  ho is working in the interests of an  eastern syndicate. The force of  meu afc the property is now engaged in taking ore from a chute  recently located, which contains  several inches of high grade ore  similar to the samples forwarded.  One of these specimens, claimed to  fairly, represent the character of  the pay chute, was assayed here  and gave'returus of 544 ounces silver. Another specimen was assayed at Sandon and went 1555  ounces. A shipment will probably  he made shortly, the results of  which will bo awaited with interest, although the percentage will be*  reduced somewhat owing to the  fact that the shipment will include  wl quantity of the ore from the  ledge adjoining.the paystreak.  that operations would have been  in full Hwing ere this, and the event  is awaited with keen interest as the  introduction of a live corporation  into the district means much to  surrounding properties.  The Highland Concentrator.  The Highland concentrator at  the Highland mine in the Ainsworth camp is practically completed  and will be in working order shortly. E. It. Woakes, local manager  of the Highland company, leaves  today for Ainsworth aud-expects  to start the mill before returning.  ,-siliall Tsham of Sandon, one of the  '$_&$$%?  Returns From Two Friends Ore.  The Two Prieiids mine, on  Springer creek, shipped a" quantity  of ore to .the Nelson smelter this  week, the- returns -for which are  just issued. The shipment consisted of 37_ tons, and the net re-  ajdfc'was $1850, which was cousid-'  erably lower than the average of  previous shipments. The property  is located two and a-half miles  above the Arlington mine, and is  well-known, Jiaving shipped from  $-10,000 to $50,000 worth of ore up,  to the present time.;. Thei property  Lis J&eld^.bjc,,John/, .McVieac^and^  Thomas' Lake under" 'a' "lease - and  bond. The "principal-owners are  Messrs. York.and Shatford, both of  whom were-in Nelsou last week,  when they acquired the quarter interest in the"claim held by R. Alar-  pole of Arancouver.  Arlington to Ship.  Manager McKenzie of the Arlington (Erie) mine states that some ore  will be shipped from the property  this winter. The company has 40  men at work afc the present time,  but does not claim that they have  yet reached the mining stage. "We  are prospecting," says Mr. McKenzie, "and-are employing a large  crew because it is, in our opinion,  , better, to do prospecting as rapidly  -as possible.^���At-the-Keystone-on-  Whiskey creek, not far from the  Arlington, a Spokane syndicate has  a crew of men opeuiug up the vein,.  John Shuttleworth, the owner of  the Keystone, was in Nelson tbis  week. lie has received the first  payment on the bond, whicli is for  $25,000. It is stated that the claim  ia showiug up well.  Staking Snow Claims.  The report of the sti ike on the  Royston group has been the means  of sending up more than one experienced prospector to the west  slope of Morning mountain for the  purpose of securing ground. The  difficulties to be encountered in locating claims at the present time  when the hill is buried in six to  twelve feet of snow and the existing location stakes are only to be  discovered with a snow-shovel can  be imagined. The likely ground  now. vacant on Morning mountain  has narrowed down to small dimensions: but on the theory that the  early bird secures the prize, several  enterprising prospectors have gone  up the hill at a season when pros-  Xxeeting; can' onlyvbe a matter of  question.       '._______'  The kaslo Camp.  George Alexander of the Kootenay Ore Company, operating  sampling, works at Kaslo, is in the  city"today'on business.'" Mr. Alex-  ' under states that shipments of ^ ore  have dropped off somewhat during  the past week or two, but that increased activity is looked for at an  early date. About the only matter  of special interest near Kaslo is the  ���starting of work at the True Blue  group on the north fork of Kaslo  ' ft reek, bonded recently tp the Canadian Gold Fields.   |fc was expected  sights employed on the build-  city yesterday and  -,- --. -������, ^Highland's mill will  unci^^l.SJlp^^fove to be one of the  best; plali^i^i' the' country. The  completion o. the', work will place  the property on a permanent shipping basis.  A STORY FROM GREENWOOD  As to a Keg of Beer.  Greenwood, January 11.���[Special to The Tribune].���Henry Madden of the Windsor  hotel  is  out a  keg of beerj and there is rather -a  peculiar story in connection with  it.    Seven-years ago Madden ran a  hotel   at Coulee City, in the Big  Bend country.   That was at a time  when the financial condition of the  state of Washington was at a very  low ebb, and the citizens of the Big  Bend metropolis were. as badly off  as   their brethren.   ^ Madden   had  made up his* mind to close up and  go elsewhere, but previous to leaving  the place gave a little picnic  party   to   some -congenial   spirits,  choosing the shores of Lake Chelan  for   the   occasion.       Considerable  liquid refreshment was taken with  them, and as long as it held out the  campers staid.-' Then came the last  bottle, and a "thought struck the  host, who penciled a few lines on a  piece   of   paper,  placed  it  in  the  bottle,  and  havingicorked   it  up,  threw the bottle, far'r- into, the lake  and promptly forgot-all -about .-it.  i/rhevp_-.rty*^e_fcurned v home; and *"-he  left" the  Big "Bend  country,  going  first   into   business "at   Northport  then coming here.   Today Madden  was approached by a stranger who  introduced himself as L. B. Holgate,  a recent arrival here, who exhibited  to him a piece of paper the pencil  wording of which, though  slightly  obliterated,  read:  "Whoever  finds  this order is entitled -to a keg of  beer by applying to Henry Madden,  Coulee City, Wash."    That Madden  was  astonished  might well  be imagined, and after "setting them up"  the  stranger  told  his story.    Holgate was a sergeant in the "Fighting  First,"  Uncle  Sam's  pet regiment from the neighboring state.and  after the   Washingtons  were  disbanded   at'���''Frisco   found  himself  wifclrquifce a stake.���Ke-and-a-com-  paniou made up their minds to go  prospecting    in  the   Lake   Chelan  country.    Last .July  they  arrived  at place called Safety Harbor,, and  while his partner was fishing Hol:  gate employed the time prodding  the sand from  a log.   His labors  were rewarded by finding a bottle  which, on examination, was .--found  to contain a piece of paper, and it  was the order Madden  had written  out six years before.    He  kept the  paper and during the course of his'.  rambles was in  both Coulee City  and Northport, but the author was  gone.    Ho   struck   Greenwood  the  first of the week and noticed Mad-  den's name on a bill of fare at the  hotel aud promptly made his acquaintance, with   the   result that  the order was duly honored, and  the finder broached the keg of beer.  From the spot where Madden threw  the   bottle   in t6   Lake   Chelan  to  Safety Harbor ib is about 23 miles,  so the bottle drifted   around for  some six years, finally being washed  upon the beach and then buried in  the sand.  Do Not Want McKinley.  Atlanta, January 11.-���A special  from New Orleans says: At a meeting of the camp of the Army of the  Tennessee, the strongest of the Confederate associations of New Orleans, a resolution offered by general Stephen Chalaron, commander  of the camp, protesting against the  invitation of president* McKinley to  the Confederate reunion to be held  in Memphis this spring, was unani-  - mously adopted. General Chalaron  explained that ifc was understood  that the president would be invited  to Memphis, and the resolution was  intended simply as a warning not  to do it.  THE  DESIGNS   OF RUSSIA  THERE    IS    NO    INTENTION  KEEPING   MANCHURIA.  OF  So Says the Russian Minister, But the  Britishers Refuse to be Soothed  by His Assurances.  London, . .January    12.���M.   De  Giers,the Russian minister to China,  denies the current leport that Russia is endeavoring to make a special  agreement with China irrespective  of   the   other   powers.    "Had this  been the case," he said today,  "It  would not have signed' the joint  note, although probably as far as  Manchuria i3 concerned, Russia and  China will  make special arrangements, which will not conflict with  any treaties or agreements made  by   Russia   and   the    other   joint  powe'rs.    I do not believe that Russia has any intention of keeping  Manchuria.    Indeed she is placing  all  the   Chinese   officials   possible  in office. Probably, however, ifc will  be   necessary to   guard .the   railway for an indefinite period. ��� I  do  not   believe that there are 25,000  Russian    soldiers   iu   Manchuria."  With  reference' made to the claim  by some of the  other envoys, Mr.  De Giers was very positive in saying that Russia had nofc violated  her word in taking a concession at  Tien-Tsin.  Prince Ching and Li Hung Chang  are still awaiting instructions from  the court regarding the agreement.  Both claim that, it is practically  certain these orders will be favorable, enabling them to sign immediately. Prince Ching says proof  of the court's intention to order the  affixing of the signatures is to-be  found in the fact'that prince'Chung,  has been designated to go to Berlin  to express China's regrets for. the  "murder, of baron von Ketteller, ^ -  ,..���JJp^po^,.Jaunary<:*lt2.���According  to a dispatch to" the'" Daily News,"  from Shang-nai, captain Chon, who  participated iu the Chuchou massacres, has been sentenced to death.  SnANa-nAi,^ January 11.���The  China- Gazette" asserts that three  Italian warships have anchored off  Sau Mun bay. This statement is  not confirmed officially, but there  are rumors of Italy's intention to  acquire a station north of San Mun.  London, January 12.���"Prince  Uchtomby's miesion to Pekin," says  the St. Petersburg correspondent  of the Daily Mail, "was to secure  a convention I understand of the  following basis: In return for  renouncing her claim for war  indemnity Russia demands instead    a   ninety    year    lease    of  Xiao Kung peninsula and of.  Port Arthur. In other words she  demands annexation, as well as the  complete possession of the Manchuria railway, which under the existing agreement reverts to China  after ninety years. The Daily  Chronicle makes the important  statement: "From trustworthy  stories we learn that lord Salisbury  has agreed to cede to Russia  the railway from Niu Chwang  to Shan Hai Kwan. It is not  known what compensation will be  received for tho concession. Beading financiers Y versed in Chinese  affairs who were interviewed yesterday by representatives of the  Daily Chronicle appeared to think  that if the news was correct ifc indicated that lord Salisbury recognized the .impossibility of preventing the partition of China- and that  Russia would get the north and  Great Britain the Yang Tse valley.  The original prospectus of the railway company stipulated that the  bond holders- mainly British, could  be bought out afc any time at the  rate of ��120 per ��100 bond.- The  Daily Chronicle hv an editorial on  the subject taunts lord Salisbury  with havingmade 'another "graceful concession" "because Great  Britain's entanglements deprive her  of the strengtli to back up her  diplomacy.  Lord Dufferin's Explanation.  London, January 11.���Amid cries  of "Turn him out," hooting and  other hostile interruptions, the  marquis of Dnfferin and Ava, chairman of the suspended London &  Globe Finance Corporation, Limited,  at the extraordinary  meeting   of  the company called yesterday, sue-       ceeded in at least temporarily apr   several  peasing the wrath of  the sharer J estate  holders. The hall was packed, and  the directors were evidently supported "by a' .considerrble faction, as warm cheering was  mingled'with the hoots and hisses.  As a reside of tlie explanations of  the directors the shareholders voted  an adjournment until Monday,  when a scheme fpr the reconstruction of the concern will-be submitted. ' Lord Dufferin spoke with  evident emotion as he explained his  personal relations* ��� with the corporation, and the result of the  meeting was largely attributed to  himself. During the course of his  remarks he explained that he was  induced to accept the chairmanship  at the solicitation of the late lord  Loch and sir William Robinson.  KITCHENER WILL GOME OUT  WIDE OPEN TOWN IS THE  Main Issue.;at Oreenwood.  Greenwood; January 11.���[Special to The Triburte.]��� Both Duncan  Ross and Dr. R;-'W. Jakes, ,candi-  dates for the mayoralty,- have announced a public meeting to be  held oh Wednesday next, each issuing an invitation to his opponent  to be present." Dr. '.Take's meeting  will be held in-the Masonic building  on Government street* and Duncan  Ross will hold forth at the Audi-  tormui ,.,    -  Ross has announced the names of  the gentlemen who wijl be" on his  ticket, and he has certainly a strong  support in the following candidates  for the office of aldermen: George  R. Naden, financial, agent; ��T. ' J.  Caul field, hardware merchant, and  W. J.' Kirkwood.fcarpenter., A.' E.  Ashcroft, civil engineer, is an independent candidate in" the. north  ward. Alderman?,' David~ Banner*  man seeks re-electipn An the 'same  ward, and aldermen* D." J. Sullivan  and George H..Crqpely want" to be  "retained in "office "to represent the  .south ward'friftterests.:'M.,H. Kane,  president of* the Miners' - Union, * is  also a possibility,' for aldermanic  honors in the south end of the city,  -and if he should decide' to.ruh will  be^aneasywiuneiC;^,.^,'._\ . ~-.Y~'~-_  ---YThe^announcem'_if^iirade*in"Mon-  da*y..'s* ^Tribune, tliat the Licensed  Victualler's Association were going  to take a hand,-caused no little talk,  as the members had in a way  pledged themselves to, secrecy-until  the circular was ready to be issued.  But like a good many other politi?  cal schemes, it got out, and candidates are prepared to give their  answers right now, and in the majority'of cases ifc will be favorable  to the proposition���"a wide-open  town."  Certain to Cause Discord.  Manila, January 11.���The first  day's discussion of the bill to establish a departmeut'of public instruction developed today a contest on  the question of religion in public  schools.   The interest centers in the  section permitting priests and ministers to teach religion for half an  hour three times weekly outside of  school hours, provided the parents  express a written desire for such  instruction, and prohibiting teach-  eisfrom conducting religious exercises or teaching religion. The Federal party was represented by a  committee, who, although Catholics,  argued strongly in favor of the  elimination of the section. They  declared that the use of school  houses for religious purposes is contrary to the United Sfcates constitution, and also to the platforms of  the American parties and the Phil-  ipine Federal party, and is certain  to cause discord.  A Most Unusual Development.   '.*  Berlin, .January ' 11. ��� Prince  Chun, brother of emperor Kwan  Su, paid a long visit to Dr. Von  Schwartzentein, German minister  to China, which according to a  special dispatch from Pekin was . a  most unusual development of  Chinese etiquette. Dr. Von Schwartzentein, in a dispatch to the foreign  officeon the subject, says: "Prince  Chun created a sympathetic impression. He strongly resembles his  brother, the emperor, .but is more  robust and more intelligent.''  Anxious for the Canal.  Managua, Nicaragua, via Galveston, Texas, January 12.���The people  of Nicaragua, who are anxiously  watching the progress of events  with regard to the Nicaraguan  canal, are in hopes that the government of the United States will pass  the canal bill without delay. President Seelaya is paying a visit of  days  to   his   Chimandega  ON  TOP  IN  ONLY  SOUTH  GIVEN  AFRICA  TIME.  IF  He Is Organizing Enough Rough Riders  to Keep the Boers Constantly  on the Move.  The action floated in the court.  The Toronto firm did not put in an  appearance, and judgment went  against them by default. Today  judge McDougall refused to grant a  motion to have the judgment enforced. The judgment of the British Columbia court, he declared, has  no force in Ontario, and could not  have unless the defendant had gone  to Rossland in answer to the writ.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  London, .Tanuary 12, 4:50 a. m.���  It is understood that lord Kitchener now holds securely all the railroad lines in South Africa, having  recovered possession of the Delagoa  -Bay line, which had been cut since  January 7fch. According to the  Pretoria correspondent of the Daily  Mail, lord Kitchener is now organizing a force of 30,000 irregular  rough riders, which will occupy  some weeks. When this force is  ready he will resume offensive operations.  Meanwhile" the invasion of Cape  Colony looks more threatening.  The news that commandant Hert-  . zog has two guns is rather startling,  as ifc was formerly asserted that the  invaders had no guns. . The defences of Cape Town," including two  4.7 naval guns, are now completed,  and the recruiting of volunteers is  active throughout the' colony, According to dispatches to the Daily  Express, the admiral, of the. Cape  fleet is to prepare in an emergency  to land a naval brigade of 2800 men,  with six hotchkiss guns.*  A Murraysburg telegram this  morning says the' Dutch there received the British troops sullenly,  and ifc reports that there are rumors  of the colonial "rebels of the neighborhood joiningithejinvaders.  A Pretoria correspondent of rthe  Morning Post wires that members  -of the burghers' "peace committee,  who. had been.-interviewed, confessed that there was no hope of  many burghers surrendering.  London, January 11.���Earl Rob-  ei'Jb^*lia.-*^Jbeej��^^ . at;  tlie War/.officer lindMfc "is; believed  reinforcements will be.ordered on a  large scale for the mor.il effect in  convincingv Kruger and the Boers in  the field that resistance is futile  and that lord Kitchener's overtures  should be aocepted. The rapidity  with which the details of the favorable military operations at Mag-  aliesburg are received excites the  suspicion that affairs are not going  equall y well iu other quarters whence  no authentic news can be obtained.  General French's cavalry division  has again butmaneuvered and defeated Delarey, and possibly has  driven his force from the Wit-  watfirsrand district, although this  is not quite clear from the dispatches. The mountain strongholds   are   less   important   to the  Boers than formerly, since they are  making little use of artillery, and  are depending almost entirely on  their rifles and horses. General  French apparently has the body of  mounted men requisite for the hot  pursuit of Delarey's burghers, but  they will probably divide and  break up into small bands.  The Conservative Leadership.  Toronto, January 11.���-Sir Charles  Tupper in the course of an interview here, respecting the Conservative leadership, said: "I see it is  stated that ifc is an open secret  that I am in favor of sir Hibbert  Tupper being selected as leader  for the Conservative party. There  is no foundation for the statement," continued sir Charles. "I  have invariably refused to give any  intimation or offer any advice on  the question of the leadership. I  prefer to leave ifc entirely with the  party. So far as sir Hibbert is concerned, if he were offered the leadership and asked . iny advice, I  would strongly urge him not to accept it. I feel that his .professional  position would not warrant him in  making the enormous sacrifice which  would be required."  Disallowance Talked Of.  Ottawa, j'January 11.���It is reported on good authority that the  federal government will disallow  the British Columbia act which  affects the immigration of Chinese  and Japanese from tho Orient into  that province.  An Important Ruling.  Toronto, .Tanuary 11.���A Rossland dealer named Gilmour some  time ago sued Greville & Co. of Toronto for an alleged debt of $377.  Duchesnay May Go to Cuba.  Montreal, January 11.���The appointment of E. .1. Duchesnay, now  an assistant superintendent on the  Pacific division1 of the C. P. R., and  stationed at Revelstoke, British  Columbia,. as superintendent* of  construction of - the Van Home  system of railways in Cuba is denied. Mr. Duchesnay returns to  British Columbia on Monday.  MERCANTILE INTERESTS ARE  Consolidated at Greenwood.  Greenwood, January 11.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The consolidation of the interests of three  mercantile firms was successfully  accomplished this morning, and  articles of incorporation of the  Russell - La w - Caul field Com pany,  Limited, have-been forwarded to  Victoria for registration. The new  concern has a capital of $100,000.  The. company has acquired three  lots on Copper street, and in the  spring will erect a substantial two-  story brick block with a frontage  of 75 feet and a depth of 100 feet,  but it will be modern in every particular, suitable for the carrying on  of a wholesale and retail business  in - dry goods, hardware," and'  groceries. The, principal shareholders in the undertaking are  Willinni Law, of the grocery firm  of W. 1-aw afc Co., J. J. Caulfield,  senior member of the hardware  house of Cauldfield- &, Lamont,  James Russell .and mayor Thomas  Hardy,* of the Russell Hardware.  Company, and Duncan Mcintosh,  capitalist, r AU'the-stock' was subscribed for locally. ��� Until 'the completion of the block, business.,.will  ^be-etrvrried-onin the-stores-Bf-La w-*-  &"Co./"and 'the Russell-Hardware.  Company. Caulfield '& Lamont's  store will be closed after au inventory of the stock has been'  taken.  Shortage-in -Coal Supply.  The demand for coal is in excess  of the supply, and local dealers are  hard pressed to keep their customers going. The difficulty with  regard to Lefchbridge coal lies with  the transportation people, who do  not seem able to lurnish sufficient  cars. The Crow's Nest product is  also scarce, because of a break-down  of the plant at the mine. The  scarcity of the black diamonds is  said to be c.insing the Nelson and  Trail smelters some anxiety.  CONDEMNED AT A MEETING OF  PUBLIC SCHOOL  TEACHERS.  Opera  House   Roof   Collapses���Snow  Thawing���Saloons Must Close  at 1 P. M-Etc.  lmpo-  of edu-  .y^-l  Vancouver, '.Tanuary 11.���[Spe- . y  cial'to TheTribune].���School teach- - G  ers of British Columbia, in insti- '";��� "-'  tute,meeting at Westminster, today ��� .1  formed themselves into a union' un^ . *"|  derthe regular trades and labort^i^li  rules. A number of resolution.^?" J'  wero    passed   condemning ^ *"  sitions by the department  cation on teachers.    - '  Vancouver is in the throes of a  warm thaw of three feet of snow.  The principal streets are like canals  and business is almost at a standstill. , * .     .  The by-law, voted a on yesterday,  to close saloons from 1 to 5 o.'clock  a. m. every night was carried by  only nine votes. ��� ,  The roof of the- Westminster  opera house collapsed /last night  during the performance of "Under  Sealed Orders." - The audience  bolted for the street at the first  crash, and several people were in-  jured'in the crush.  Rev. James Scott of ���' Chatham,  Ontario, has accepted the offer'of  the.pastorate of Zion church in this'  city. ** -      . - ���  . \    -      -f-\t  '. >. ~>r.i  -v~-- ���j  Licensed Victuallers Elect Officers.  At the annual meeting of the  Nelson Licensed Victuallers' Association the following officers were  elected for the ensuing year; E.  Ferguson, president; J. J. Malone,  vice-president; E. V. Thomson,  secretary; T. J. Sims, treasurer;  Messrs. Madden,. Clement, Thomas,  Nelson, Simpson and Waterman,  execntive committee. The question  of arranging for the annual banquet was loft over to the next  meeting.  .  Bought Out Victoria Company.  Victoria, .January 11.���The Canadian Pacific Railway Company has  acquired the Canadian Pacific Navigation Company of tbis city. The  latter company has for many years  been operating the principal steamship service between Victoria and  Vancouver and British Columbia  points. It is understood that the  Canadian Pacific Railway Company  intends to add to the present fleet  of thirteen vessels, and to largely  improve the service.  ���     A Disabled Steamer in Cork.  Queenstown, January 11.���The  Hamburg-American line steamer  Firrisia, captain Schmidt, from  Hamburg December 29fch for Boston and Portland, which arrived  here disabled yesterday morning,  has been assisted to the passage  docks in Cork harbor, where she  will be repaired.  New General Coming to Canada.  London, January 12.���It is rumored that sir William Butler will  be appointed lieutenant-general  commanding the troops in Canada  in succession to lord William Frederick Ernest Seymour.  Present for the Chaplain./ ..  Halifax, January 11.���The Cath- : '_'*-$  olic and Protestant members of, tlie.'V':'**?,  second contingent raised $400i oh*  the voyagej home for the purchase  of a present for Rev. father Sinnetty  Roman Catholic - chaplain, in" the "  form of a horse, sleigh, and robes. ,  While at the front, father'Sinnett'  .regularly said mass on early Sunday '  mornings andread^Churchof^Eng-  lahd: service   afterwards-for-the" *  ��� benefit of JProtestants'r^"--^ - . , Y  * *' -iS-jf���������������!       *     '   *" ���-*"���-     <    i.i   .  ���*������-.-^���' ~*.*���'$���_'-.'.-���--''-'��� ~..__ i -~ Lr  _ '  ��� '..  r_ ��� ,     Rescued ait Last!., ,  - Marseilles,   January   11.���The  -passengers of the Russie arrived  here by rail at half-past 7 o'clock  this evening. A great crowd was,  in waiting at the station to greet  them. They were loudly cheered  as they lefb the train, and many  touching scenes ensued when the  sufferers met their relatives. Admiral Besson, naval prefect of Marseilles, who was present, expressed  his sympathy.*  Sufferings of Snowbound Travelers.  St. Peteksmjrg, .Tanuary 11.���  Dispatches from Sebastopol depict  the sufferings of the 3000 snowbound passengers on ten trains  throughout the southwest as being  "extreme. One-train was ihacces-  sible for a whole week and others  for two or three days. The passengers were largely school children  and people going home for the holidays.  Mark Hanna a Publicist.  London, January 12.���The Daily  Mail this morning publishes a two-  column article, signed Mark Hanna,  discussing the aspect of the merchant ship question in the United  States, and giving his reasons for  supporting the bill now before the  United States senate.  Fever Patient Tries Suicide.  Rochester, January 11.���Crazed  by fever, Charles Dangler, aged 34,  attempted suicide by cutting his  throat with a razor, at his home  this morning. He now lies between  life and death at the homeopathic  hospital.  Diamonds.  Kingston, Jamaica, January 11.���  The mail from Demerara brings a  report of a large find of diamonds  in the interior of British Guina. A  company has been formed in England to work the claims.  Will Not Go Backward.  Kingston, Jamaica, January 11  ���The quinquennial legislative election is proceeding here. The results thus far are against Joseph  Chamberlain's desire to revert to a  crown government.  Montreal Men Won.  New York, January 11.���The  crack Victoria hockey club of Montreal played the New York Athletic club here tonight, and beat  them by eight goals to five; %  THE -TRIBUNE: NELSON B. 0 SATURDAY, JAFlTABY 121901.  ���'  I  PC  I  ���hi  I  I'  filet  I  m  "Hi ���.  If'-  1'  .1  I  IP  IE  51?"  1  If  J5  li  if  id!  Is   -  it**4  '��' I*  i if  If :  u  II ;l  ____e_\.t___e__\t__i<z___&^��ii.      ->^>>���^������^^-S���-^a���-^���-^���^^���^-^���-^���-^^ l  ^SPSP^SP^Sf-^^sr**-*        ���"s^^^^^^S^^^-a-'-a-'^Y  ************************  iii  ill  ii)  \li  Ht  ii/  ifc  \J/  to  ib  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Until further notice we jg  offer our entire stock of %  rapidly. Ifc is estimated that from  six hundred to a thousand persons  are confined to their honies with  the disease, and the city hospital is  crowded with victims.  Dry Goods  Clothing1  to  to  iHt  Hi  ii/  �����    to  Boots and Shoes   $  Hats and Caps  Furs \i>  to  Hosiery and jg  to  to  at 25 per cent reduction*  from selling- prices. |  to  o ************************ , -   ' ffk  to  ALL  PRICES  ARE  MARKED  IN  PLAIN*  FIGURES. J}}  'to  . .***************.***.****** fj(i  Underwear  ��to ��vxbxxm<  As a public influence) this .journal has com-.  silently opposed John Shaw.   But what word;  ���svor appeared in these columns could approach ,  the infamous, cold-blooded treachery of The Mail*  and News?  II is fair -olajr to honestly and man-'  fully criticize tho public acts cf John Shaw, but  was it honest or decent on the part of The Mail  or The News to turn upon and rend the man who  was brought into the field by the desire of The  Mail and'News to.beat mayor Macdonald or  . Spence at. all costs?  It'is not enough that The  Mail or News should destroy John Shaw'- hopci  of election lo the mayoralty; they must also take'  away the character of the man as an individual  worthy of esteem in private life.  The above is from the Toronto  Telegram, and shows that Toronto  and Nelsou have the same kind of  politicians, who are in turn supported by tlie same kind of newspapers as The Mail and The News  are described to be by The Telegram.  In Nelson a worthy citizen was  induced, to consent to make the  race for may_r by promises of support from politicians, and the  promises of support from the politicians were followed by fulsome  praise of tho candidate in a newspaper that is used as a mouthpiece  by these politicians. All their  promises and tho fulsome praise  was followed by what The Telegram  describes as ''infamous, cold-blooded  treachery." The Mail and The News  up to tho day before election supported .John Shaw for mayor of  Toronto, and on the last day th��*ew  him down and supported Howland,  who was elected.  ji'   .j  II'  '\  A number of small towns, like  Slocan City and Ymir, are talking  "incorporation." All the revenue  thafc the people of these towns now  pay goes into the provincial treasury, and the people claim that very  lifctleof ifcis re-expended in the towns.  The claim is true; biifc it is doubtful  if incorporation is a remedy for the  evil complained of. Once a town is  incorporated, the bulk of the revenue collected seems to be frittered  away in expenditures that are of  listle real benefit. It is easy to  spend money derived from the sale  of debentures; but it is hard to  raise money year after year to pay  the interest and sinking fund  charges on such indebtedness. The  Tribune is of opinion that the small  fowns, instead   of   incorporating,  should be allowed the right" to be  designated as villages, with a board  of three'elected or: appointed, trus-.  tees, the board of trustees to have  .authority to expend the amount of  revenue actually collected within  the limits of the village by the pro-  vineialauthorities from such sources  of revenue as real estate taxes and  licenses. Were this done,' the  money would, to a great extent, go  towards making, public improvements that, would be actually necessary. Revelstoke, which is a good-  sized and good:appearing town, has  been incorporated as a city for two  or three years. Last year  its actual cash receipts from  real ' estate, licenses, police  court fines, ro��ad and- dog  ta"xes,~"and~airmiscellaneous~sources*"  were $11,225.02.- The expenditures  for the year were over $19,200, distributed as follows: '  Firo brigade ..  .$3,913 01  Fuel and light....   1,077 20  Printing, postige;and telegrams    .361 58  Pellce department..'.':���  2,G0S 65:  Yesterdjiy's Mining Records.  Afc the mining recorder's office  yesterday two bills of sale only  were filed. Robert Spencer of  Nelson, Bruce Craddock of Trail  and James Dawson of Trail transferred a quarter interest in the  Ocean Wave claim on Quart/, creek  near Ymir. White then transferred  his interest to John .Tacobson of  Trail for $50.  Salaries..........   Hydrant rentals '...-.  Outstanding liabilities...  Itoa-Js and streets   Sick and destitute..   Snow service...   Interest, etc,,'etc..*..  1,350 28  G'M -50  1,770 03  5,003 85  IDS 37  200 58.  2,000 00  The difference between'the actual,  revenue received and the' total  expenditures, over" $8000, is' accounted for in this way: from the  sale of debentures, $0500; from  outstanding assets, $2292.01. Apparently, the only thing Revelstoke  has to show for the expenditures it  made last year is what was spent  on roads and streets, which is a  sum less by $1500 than the sum  realized from the sale of debentures.  TO THE ELECTORS OF KELSON:  At the request of a number of electors, 1 have  decided to offer mytolf as a candidate for mayor  nt tho coming civic elections. I. havo served as  alderman two years of the four during  which tha city has boon conducting its own affairs, and my record while in the council on tho  questions that are now tho most important issues  beforo tho peop'o of the city is such as will, bear  inspection. "  1 believe that the city has valuable as3sts in tho  water and electric light systems, and while in  the council I did everything possible to safeguard  these asset*; and if elected mayor no act or vote  of mine will bo in favor of allowiug any ,outside  corporate interest to become a competitor with  ilncity in the business of electric lighting, a  business in which the city has already invested  570,000.  While in the council in 1897,1 voted in favor of  incorporating a fair wage clause in all contracts,  and that principle was carried out in both letter  and spirit. I see no reason to change my views  on that question now. And I believe, further,  that with competent foremen and superintendence that tho city can get as good value for tlie  money spent by having tho greatbulk of its work  done by day's labor as by the contract system,  and no good reason can bo advanced why the  city should, not pay the same rale of wages and  work men the same number of hours as prevails  in private enterprises.  lam in favor of giving the businc3i and property interests evory safeguard possible, and t o  that end I believe tho flro department should bo  made as efficient as possible, consistent wl'h the  revenues of tho ci!y.  Nelson should be kept in advance ofilsiivals,  and everything possible must be done to induce.manufacturing enterprisoi to locate'here,  for it is the payrolls that build up the cities of  today.  Nelson, a western city, is as orderly and law  abiding as pastern cities. This is because the  people of Nelson aro toloi ant. I believe thnt this  spirit of tolera'ion should bo continued, and 1  will if eleated mayor do no" act to abridgo or curtail the rights or privileges of ono class of our  citizens merely because another class may have  different views.  The ci'y has mado a start in permanent street  improvements, and I am in favor of continuing  these improvements as fast as possible, with due  regard lo the revenues of the city.  if elected mayor, I am in a position and will  pledge myself to devote my time to the conluct  of the city's buxiues:!.  FRA.NK FLETCHER.  Nelson, "December 15th, 1SM0.  A CARD.  To the Ratepayers op thi*. Citv of Nelson':���Ludies and Gentlemen: Having been rc-  ���qucstcd by a number of friends (ratepayers) in  ' this city to become a candidate for alderman in  the Kast ward, I may say I have ; lonty of spare  time on hand, and would ba pleased to.devote a  portion of it toward attending to your interests,  not only in the East w.ird, but throughout tho  city genorally. Should you deem my sei vices  acceptable, andTionor me with a place at your  municipal boar.3,1 shall do my best to merit tlie  confidence placed in me.   Faithfully,  JOHN  PATERSON.  Nelson, B. C, December 21th, 1000.  ANNOUNCEMEMT.  To the Electors oi* the East Ward: A  number of tho electors of the ward have requested me to run for alderman at tho coming  ���r-lect'on. and I have consented to make the race.  My platform is:  First���Keep the water and electric light systems fo thoroughly eflicient that they will jield  a good return for the capital invested.  Second.���The installation of an electric power  plant on Kootenav river, so that Nelson will be  in a position to oiler inducements to industriil  A Harmless Foreign Musician.  London, January 11.���A report  of'an. attempted assassination of  the prince of Wales turns out to be  that a harmless foreign musician  followed the prince Wednesday,  when he was returning from shooting on the duke of Devonshire's  estate. The stranger ran when the  detectives went toward .him. He  eluded them, but was identified  later.         ���  La Grippe Has Binghampton.  Binghampton, New York, January 11.���An epidemic of grippe has  been raging for the past week, and  instead of showing signs of abatement it appears to be increasing  enterprises.  Third.���All departments of tho city Ehould be  in charge of, thoroughly practical men,  '     Respectfully, Y  WILLIAM G. GILLETT.  ���January 4th, 1901.     '������*"',     .._-'      '��� .  ANNOUNCEMENT.  To the Electors pv the" East Ward: -1  have .been requested ,by,a number of elcctoi's to  offer myself as a candidate for alderman in the  East Ward, and I now.pffer myself nsa candidate.  If elected I will do .what.I can to keep the wa'er  and electric light systems of tho city thoroughly  eflicient land operated at a" profi t. I ��� favor tlie  construction of an o'.cctric power plant on Kootenay river. . Respectfully, ;  ' January 3rd, 1001.           JOHN A. IRVING.;  ANNOUNCEMENT.  To THR Klf.ctohs ov tiie West Waiu>: In  response to urgent solicitations from my friends,  I hereby announce myself as a candidate for  -alderman in tiie West ward. I am in favor of a  progressive city government, and it. elected I  will do iny best to keep Nelson in her present position, of being the lirst city in tho intciiorof  the province.   To that end I favor:  Fir.H.���The installation of a power plant on  Kootenay river.  Second.���Continuing tho permanent Improvement of the streets.  Third.���Making the fire department up-to-date  in every respect.  Fourth ���Every possible encouragement, within the means of the city, to industrial enterprises.     ... .i  Respectfully, .  THOMAS MADDEN.  Nelson, B. C, January 4th, 1901, . ;  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO   THE   ELECTOHS  OK  THE-.WEST WARD: In  consenting to become a candidate for alderman  in this ward, at Ihe request of a number of  friends, I can only promise that, if elected, I will  do my utmost to advance the city's best interests as I understand them.  JOHN HAMILTON.  Nelson, January 4,1901.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  To the Electors of the West VyAnn:  I be;** to announce myself as s candidate for  alderman for tho West Ward at the coming civic  election, nnd solicit your vote and interest.  "3AR0LD SELOUS.  /i\   MANTLES���Ladies Jackets, Goats and  ���*��� .Golf.Capes at less than cost. ,  HOSIERY, DRESS GOODS, SILKS,   TABLE LINENS,   TOWELS,  MILLINERY, MANTLES, FURS  (f\        CARPETS, CURTAINS, REMNANTS FROM ALL DEPARTMENTS AT BARGAIN PRICES.  m   SKIRTS���Ladies Ready-Made from $2  upwards., ' *  .  BLOUSE WAISTS���Our full stock of  Ladies Waists at half price.  MILLINERY���All our Ladies Trimmed  Hats to clear at Half price.  LADIES COSTUMES-Ladies Tailor-  Made Suits, we will sell the  balance at Bargain  Prices.  Remnants ofSilks, Dress Goods, Prints, Flannels, Table.Linens, Carpets, etc., at less than Hair Price.  *****************.*******.  FURS���Balance  of our   Fur stock at  m\ 2fc>%** Discount.  ���'��� DRESS GOODS & SILKS-We offer  our stock of-Dress* Goods and  Dress Silks at .20% Discount.  Si*ks for Evening.-Wear, a large  stock offered at 20% Discount.  *  to  to  to  to  CARPETS & FLOOR OILCLOTHS���  20% Discount during the sale.  WINDOW SHADES���At greatly reduced prices. Bargains in odd  pairs of Lace Curtains.  MENS WEAR-Mens Fleece-Lined  Underwear from 60c each, up.  ��� Bargains in Mens Ties, etc'  ���_���  T^^^ET* ______ _____!_____!   _K\   *^_���    * _W___\____- ___^2*_\_^ '-^���^- 't^-* 0^. a__^ ' 0^_*00.* __f ��� V___-   ____*.:__**'' *^^__*_!S_S *.^__ *___!> a ^j^�� ^***k * ^*^�� ^^ ��� ^f^�� ^^ .  __^ . *^^ *_^_| ^mT^M  y*K****. *.^*S *^^ *.^*K *^*>^ ' ^^***a **-*******. " **la^* ��.*%***'* i^^ f^^ * ^''K *S^ ^'^ *''^2?* **^^ * * 00 ' 00* ^0 ' 00* 4_^ * 00*00 ' 00*' _^ *~00' ^0 * 00*^0 ' 00' _%0 ' 00 m00*  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson**  American a^d European Plan..  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELKCTWCIT"_  AND HEATKD BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO >1   QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON,  Lighted by Electricity, and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable, bedtoo-ia and  flrstH-aae  dining-room. Sample rooms for nommerow men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Wlrs. L C. ClarKe, Prop.  LATE OB* THE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  Madden House Bt&?ffif  The onlj hotel ln Nelson bhat has remalned  aader one management Bine- 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnlflhed^and lighted  by electricity. ' '  - Tha bar Is always stooked by the best) aom fl*  .bio and Imported liqtiora and olgaks.    -  THOMAS MADDEN. ProprtetPr..  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  P. Burns & Co.  Hrad Opfior at ���  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in ?Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne*-***-  Denver, Revelstoke, .Ferguson. Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City," Mid  - way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded!  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ��� -'ALL BONUS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE) AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E#   �� yTRAVES,   Manager  OOT.mp.fl PV. MATJ, RHU-JtTfV10 nA*RKlB*nr. AWI> PROlkOX1 A-rTH>-TTOV  WORKS  ROSSa-UAIND   EINGirSBBRINQ  CUNLIFFJB  &  MeMILLAN ��  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore. Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors, and General Mining Machinery.  List ot second-baud machinery on hand, v-hich has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good  as new:  1 2--H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, -with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam,  1 ti"x8" .Double-Cylinder Frictiou Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  -1 Sinking Pump, No 5 Cameron, New York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this adverti emont for further lists, or write us beforo you buy for complete list.   We>  may have just-what you want.  Agents for Nor they Pumps.   Slook carried. *  P.  O.  Box .193.      THIRD AVENUE.  ROSSLAND.  our filtkrs I T*T* PAQTQ "RTT-T r^XTT?  r*<'E**'M''TI<>URCLOSKST8   '  ARE   FILTKRS | A A    I/UOIO ;PU l.,V-*<ra- .Vl-JW X | __rk NOI8ELESH   .To drop ns a poBt card that_*we=may_'oalLsndrelve_e8tlmates._It_savos_inanyidollars,   .Never  have any .plumbing done until you have seen our goods and our prices.  WHOLESALE TRADE  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPB & CO., LIMITED.���Cornor Vornon  J- and Cedar streots, Nelson, manufacturers  of aud wholesale dealors in roratod waters and  fruit'syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral .water.   Telephone 60.  w.  OPPOSITE  P ���x'j'ivwB'ir'iii  STRAGHrAN BROTHERS, Plumbew.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomforb-*  ahln rainmct. ,Flwh^Uyw-.tAb1fl.>v��aTai.'  Ask Your Grocer_  lor New  SWEET   CIDER  for Mince Piers.  CIDER VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  nmww*wa  ���=_  R. REISTERER 6.G0;  BBEWEKS AND BOTTLBB- OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  . ************************  Coffee Roasters  J)Baler8il- Tea and Coffee  /************************  We are oiliering at lowest prices (he best  .- grades, of Ceylon, India, China und Japan  *��� Teas. ���        * '  Our Bos*, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  :...pound .:..$   40  Mocha and Java Hitjid, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coll'ee, 4 pounds'....... 1 00  SbeclHl Blend Coffee, a-pounds ........ 1 00  Rio..Hlend .Co'-fiVc' 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend'Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  REILEY & BENOY  SUCCESSORS TO H.,D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD . W0RK**f.^  EXPERT, M0RSE8H0EINC.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  F. TJCKTZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and ,  Josephine streets, Nolson, wholesale deal  ers lu   assayers supplios.  Agents for Don vo  >  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale ..doalors in liquors, oignrs  cement, flro brick and fire clay, wator pipe and  steol rails, and general commission merchants,  ELECTBICAL   SUPPLIES.    ,  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY-&-CON-  SI RUCTION COMPANY���Wholesalo deal-  era ln telephones,' annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson. ,  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Coreals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, Now Wesb-  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street).   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers in fresh and oured moats,  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO Cornor Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesalo grocers and  'obbers ln blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinawa and minors' sundries.  OOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TKD���Vernon   stroet, Nelson,   wholesale  grocors.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street. Nel-  son, wholesale groc. s.  JY. GRIFFIN '& CO.-Front stroet), Nelion.  ���   wholosale   dealers   ln  provisions,   cured- '  meats, butter and eggs. *  Special attention given to >11 kinds of repairing  and custom work from chicle points. Heavy  bolu mode to. order on shoi( nolioe.   ;  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  ^g^^Kfcal     Brewery _t Mylson  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Coiner Vlotoria and Kootenay* Steaete.  P. O. Box SUB. I-BL-SPHOWB ��Q_ ��  I  KOOl-ENAYCOFfEt-CO.  Telephone 177.  P.O.JBOXY182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.-  Display in  Fall Suitings  iiii.UPni.UjiJ ii  nfiiJJIUii  P. J.  Bayer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my. last consignment of Scotch an��J Irish  Serges, Tweeds iand Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  Highest Prices  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Kxpress. YIN ELSON, B. \J.  ENGINEEES.  OHAHTaKg PARB-SR-^Bfl^ngwid milling en-  B^a��er. Torner-BaeokhBlook* Baker street.  Jfaiira,  M. Skinner  Neolands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J.; SQUIRE, Managw.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK.  Large stock of high-class lniported goods. A  specialty.of tho square BbtvUder���the latest)  fashion In coats.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josonhlna  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealors in hardware and mining supplies. Agonts for Giant  Powder Co.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St., Nolson,  wholesale   dealers In  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. ....   \  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  ' rpuRNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  J- and Josephine stroots. Nelson, wholosalo  dealers In liquors, olgars and dry goods, Ageuta  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.       -.;  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  ,  HAMILTON  POWDER. COMPAN Y-Bakep  street), Nolson,* manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and.black blasting powdors. .  wholesale.doalers In caps and fuse, ana eleotrio  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANINO MILLS.  LIMITED���Corner Front and HaU sU-oots,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealora  In sash and doors) all kinds of factory work mode  to order.  WINES AND, CIGARS.    .  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wines (case and'bulk.  .���mil rtomiaoHn (anrl Imnortwr) nltrara.  ANTI-CHINESE  RESOLUTION:  Pursuant to resolutions adopted! at a regular  meeting held on Saturday evening, Dec-crubt-r  2ind, 1900.' all members of ��elson Miners'Union  No. 96, W. F. M., are requested to use every  legitimate means'  To. Discourage the Employment or  Patronizing of Chinese  directly or indirectly.   All 'loion men ind others  who believe in making this a white man'.'- cuun-  try, are requested toco-operate in giving effect to  the.aforei-aid resolution.   By order,  NK.LSOV M.NERS*   UIVION.  Nelhon, December 22nd.  - .,  The above resolution has been endorsed b- the  Trades and Labor Council of .Nolson, and all  union men, and others in sympathy with it, are  requested to govern   themselves   accordingly.  By order,  TRADES afc LABOR COUNCIL OF NELSON  Nelson, December 22nd. .  ARCHITECTS.  TRiWART & CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms:  *"������'��� and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson, TOT -mrBOTE:- KELSON B. C SAHtOHDA�� JAtflUHY 12 1901  yr^_r___l__i_^--.   W.-*"*"8^.  ____^___i__u_____  ���_______.  BAffi OF 10NTBBAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  .    RHST    7,000.000.00  't [UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal.. .President  Hon. George A. Druinmond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streeta.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Brnnches in London (England) Nitw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohange and Cable  Transfors. .        ,   _       ,     ,   __ ...  Grant Commercial and Travelers Credits,  available in any .Dart of tho world.  Drafts Issued. Collections Mode, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CTJRltKNT RATR OF.INTKRRST PAID.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  THE  BANK OF  jj__T5-*>i,'<rri*-Tirii  WlMllfu'tiilf ***_*  ���;r.-if��rrr'^v.fry;n^  ���rTiiT -i i-nrV.T-j'i 'm iimii- .���uJ_riini__  3  WITH' WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8 000.000  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Robt. Kilgour,  Vice-President.  DIRECTOR8:  Hon. Geo. A, Cox,  President.  H. Hamilton   flf. Li-goat   .Tab. CuAiiiBit*-:  John Hosicin, Q.C..LL.D.  J. XV. I'*I.AVKI.I.K   AV. E. H. 1MASSKV   A. KlN'OMAN  XX  Smperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  Bid.  2  10J  78  I (M  [ 110  ! 00  '.*,.���  21  :t3  U  :i  JO  4  40  5  71  4  ��� 2  81  CO}  8i  50  25'  HO  2.  ���a'  2*  12  IL  FRIDAY'S' QUOTATIONS.  stock.                                      ' Asked.  Jl. U. Gold Fields  S       2-1 '  ���'���Mack Tail ��� 12  Canadian Goldtlulds Syndicate... 8  ( arlboo (MoKlnney)  I'D..  Citrtboo Hydraulic  1 i0  Ccntro Star  1 ���*>  ' Crow's Ne��t Pass Coal  CO 00  California���  f>  Deer- Trail Consolidated  ���'  Fairview Corporation  "Jl  GoldenStar  2i  Giant..  '���;    .li  Iron Mask :  ->���'  Jim Blaine  8.  Knob Hill... ........; So  Montreal & London '.  7  Morning Glory..........  10  Morrison  <>  Noblo Five..... ������ ������'���*�����  North Star.....  91:  Old-'Ironsides.'.  ..... S"  Olive....  12  Payne  11  Itainbler-Cnnboo Consolidated... 23  Ftepubl'C  ;*>  SI'can Sovereign  1"  Vananda  21  Virtuo  2*'  War Eagle Con-olldated  SI"  W**ev'oo  2}  White Beui  ������*"'  Winnipeg  ���  Sullivan  II  SALES.     -  4500'Whl'o Bear S  'JOOOWI.i'e Bear :   100-1 White Bear   5 0 White Bear   100 Wh'te Bear   2500 CO   F.-S   olIO Vananda   fiUOO Vanaii'la    nOOO Black Tail   ���VX) Uupub'ic   2 00 Fairview   2100 North.rn Bello   NELSON'S  OUTSIDE TRADE  . Is Not Dropping Off.  The week closing today lias been  an excellent one from the standpoint of the Nelson wholesalers, iu  some instances trade having .beeu  livelier than during December. Ou  the whole business is holding strong,  which speaks volumes for the industry and enterprise of local wholesale'"dealers. The' 'shipments re-  ported-yesterday, were: .  W. F.  Teetzel' & Co., assayers*  ��� supplies:���Sandon "...Rossland, Ains-;  worth; '-Lemon ' Greek',   Ymiv   and  Moyie.  Kootenay Supply & Construction  Co., electrical supplies.���Cranbrook,  Silverton: Kaslo, Grand Forks, Slocan City and Greenwood. .  Sbarkey ��fc. Co., commission merchants.���Ymir, Silverton, Lemon  Creek, Cascade -City, Rossland,  Trail, Sandon, New Denver and  Eholt.  Turner, Beetou & Co., liquors and  dry.- goods.���Robson, - Porto Rico,  Ymir, Rossland; Sandon, Kaslo,  Slocan City, Silverton, New Denver,  Moyie and Like Points.  Thorpe & Co., mineral and aerated waters.-^Rosslaud and Robson.  Brackmau ;& Ker Milling Com-  =pany,=Limited,^flour=^aud?=ifeed.^  Porto Rico,YLardp, Salmo, Robson,  Fire Valley, 'Crawford Bay, Ainsworth and Phoenix.  J. Cholditch & Go, wholesale  grocers.���Kimberley, Three Forks,  Ymir, Kastoj; Silver ton, New Denver and Slocan City.  Kootenay. Cigar Co., cigars.���  Ymir, Robson, Kaslo and  Nakusp.  II. J. Evans & Co., commission  merchants.���Sandon, Grand Forks,  New Denver, Robson, Ymir, Kitchener and Waneta. .'"..,  Kootenay Supply Company,  wholesale grocers���Sirdar. Five-  mile, Kaslo, Moyie, Sandon, Ynin'.  Cranbrook and Hall Siding.  California Wine Company, wine?  and cigars.���Silverton, Columbia,  Kaslo, Whitewater, .Slocan City.  Ymir and Robson. '  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills,  Limited, sash and doors.���Procter,  Ymir, Slocan City, Creston and  Blairmore.  J; Y. Griffin & Co., provisions and  produce.-���Vernon, Trail, Robson,  Phoenix, Fernie, Rossland, Kaslo  and Kimberley.  . A. Macdonald & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Moyelle, Eholt, Lemon  Creek, Ymir, New Denver, Fer-  gusoni'Coryell, Robson, Kitchener,  Creston and Slocan City.  B. E. Walker, J. H. Plummer,  General Manager. Asst.Qen:. Manager.  A.H. Ii-.Ki.Axn,"'' '   ���'  Chief Inspector and Superintendent of Branches.  London.Offloe, GO Lombard Street. E. C.  S. Camkron. .Ai.KXANnKH, Manager.  ,   New Tork Office. 16 Exchange Place.  _  Ai.rcx. Laiki) and Wm.Grav,. Agents.  BRANCHES OF THE BANK IN CANADA  Ontario.  Ayr  Ottawa  BAIIltIK  Paris  Bki.i.kvii.i.k  Parkhili.  Bkui.i.v  J'KTERBORO  Bl.KN'HKIM  J'okt Ferry  Branwohd  St. CaVTIIARIXICS  Cayuga'  Sarnia  Chatham  Saui.t Ste. Marie  -.  COI.I.IN'GWOOD  .Ska forth  DMKSniiK  .Simcoe           '  DUNTlAS  S I'RATKORT)  DU.VNVILI.K  .Sl'KATHROV  FOhT Frances  Toronto (8 offices)  GaI.T  Toronto Junction ���  (iODKnlfi'l  Wai.kkrton  GUKLl'H  AValkekvili.k  Hamilton  Watkrloo  London  Windsor  Oranoevu.i.k  Woodstock  Quebec:  Manitoba:  Mnsvuv  Al,                           WrNNTPECI  Yukon District:  Dawson White Horse  British Columbia:  Nelson;  CitA.vBRnnic *     Nkw A\estminsteh  Fkrnie rios.-u.ANr>  LiREic.vwoon Sandon  Ka.mi.ooi>- Vancouver  Nanaimo Victoria  Ati.in  IN THE,UNITED STATES:  New York, N. Y. Seati*lf��� Wash.  San Francisco, Cai,.     Portland, Ore.  Skarway, Alaska.  Canadian Failures.  "     Dun's Review.  Canadian: failures during the year  lOOOrWei-e 1355 in number and  $11,613,208 in amount of liabilities,  slightly exceeding the two preceding  years, but comparing mo3t favorably with the four years prior to  1S9S. Banking.defaults were smaller  in amount than in 1899, but double  in number. Last year's record was  unusually satisfactory at most  ^point**, and the general condition of   assays pf over- $100 have' been ob-  Bankers in London���Tlio Bank of Scotland;  Messrs. Smith, Payne & Smith*-.  Bunkeis in New York���Tlie American Kxchange  National Bank.  Agents in Chicago���Tlio Northern Tinst Company.  Agents in New Orleans���The Commercial - National Bank.       SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on  deposits.    Present rate  tln-ee percent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  business was prosperous; the principal cause of increased liabilities  being located at Montreal, where a  t*ader in produce failed for $850,000,  and a butter maker for $200,000..,  This difficulty, also involved.a ware- ���  home to the extent of $850,000, and  some financial concerns, making the  loss outside of manufacturing and  trading much larger than customary. A capitalist at Vancouver also  suspended, -with an indebtedness of  $277,000. These few extreme cases  swell the total and make the table  appear worse than the normal defaults warrant. In many ways the  year 1900 was especially free from  misfortune, and /considering the  severe loss to-wheat growers in  Manitoba, that, province makes-a  splendid exhibit.  Commercial Banking  No. L'ab.      No.    Liab.  5IG -f2.88_.0-i8   I    .?275,��)0  4,-)9 <;.35,;-,470   4       83J,i)71  US !)75,3B3   1       277,'00  ���-S0 ,tS7,825   ..        ....:.  - 89 5'4,261 "..       .....'.  48 240.907  Provinces  Ontario   Quebec   British Columbia   Nov* Scotia ;  Manitoba   New BrunSwick   =P.=E.-Island=ft^f=s=F-  =8*6=87-i3aj=  . Total .  .1.155 $11,013,208   (i *?l,3S6,97t  A-Record for a Year.  Slocan Drill.  ' H. P. Christie, mining recorder,  has compiled his statistics for the  past year of the amount of business  transacted in his office. A slight  falling off. is made in the number of  crown grants issued and bills of  sale recorded, as compared with  1S99, but the -'other items show a  large and healthy increase. Of.  course, the revenue derived by the  government from the local oflice increased accordingly. The number  of certificates of work issued is  particularly gratifying, as evidencing the development of the camp.  The statistics for the year are :  D. K. Wilkio, Goneral Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221. Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manag-i  tained from picked samples. The  southeast; crosscut has been extended E0 feet, and its face is in  heavily mineralized matter, indicating that the ledge is close at  nai-'d�� ..  Very Much Like South Africa.  '���"Manila, January 11.���The campaign -in northern Mindano' is directed personally by; brigadier-general Kobbem, with headquarters at  Cagayan.   Colonel Birkhimer with  five   companies   of    the   Twenty-  Eighth   regiment   has   swept   the  country    and    destroyed   Filipino  strongholds in the vicinity of Santa  Ana.   Major Case  of   the Fourth  regiment is operating in the mountains of southwest Cagayan.     He  has destroyed several strongholds  and captured some prisoners. Minor  captures and   surrenders continue  in Luzon.   The civil officers pf. several towns of Xainbelt province met  at   Santa   Antonio   recently   andi  signed an ultimatum to send to the  insurgent leaders, notifying the insurgents that   they   will  be paid  thirty pesos  apiece for  rifles  and  liberated if they keep quiet, setting  forth that since general McArthur's  proclamation it is impossible to any  longer   contribute   assistance, and  announcing that if the  insurgents  do. not return  to their  homes by  January 30th they, will  be considered enemies of their people, who  will then  assist the Americ*ins to  pursue them.  German Steamer Disabled.  Queenstown, January 9. ��� The  German steamer Frisia, captain  Schmidt, which sailed from Hamburg on December 29th for Boston,  is heading for Queenstown. A dispatch announces that she is in a  disabled condition, and under reduced steam. Two tugs have gone  to her assistance.  fe,*^^^=*>,"  ���*"**> ^^kc^ I=S^^ <��<c-*l i$-B<^�� ^35c*--%  (Z2'C_1*C-1  Established in Nelson JL890.  JACOB  DOVER  The Jeweler  SEASON'S GREEETINGS to my many friends, old and new,  who so loyally.seconded my efforts during the year just  passed.   I am sure our business relations have proved  of mutual advantage, and I can promise my hearty  1901.   Asking a continuance of your  #  co-operation for  .      good will, and hoping that all outside patrons-will call  when next they visit Nelson, I remain, yours,  JACOB DOVER,  Nelson, B. C.  ************************  The Jeweler  Our Watch and Jewelry Manufactory has no  equal   in   Kootenay.    We guarantee  to ,repair the best watch" or to.make up the finest piece of jewelry.  ************************  MAIL AND EXPRESS ORDERS WILL HAVE CAREFUL ATTENTION  c-O^-e-^'c-^'c-^'  > ^r*��. 'C'**'-, ���"S"**'* '^���^S'  *��-_?��� (ST? ����Z>��� <��-"*** * ��-=*�����  Von Waldersee to Return.  London, January.lO.���Should no  fresh developments render his presence in China necessary, says the  Shang-Hai correspondent of the  Daily News, count von Waldersee;  will return ..to Europe about the  end of March.  A-Siclx New York Town.  -Elmira, January 10. ��� Fifteen  hundred people here aro ill with  la grippe, one hundred with pneumonia, and fifty with typhoid fever.  There have been six deaths from  diphtheria within the past ten days.  McKinley Has the Say Now.  Washington, January 11.���The  senate late this afternoon passed  the re-apportionment bill as it came  from the house. The bill now goes  to the president for his signature.  TRADES   UNIONS.  FORGED TO SELL IT  One of the Best-Located and BesMlented  Business Blocks in Nelson.  NKLSON MINRltS- UNION NO. 96, XV. F. tf  M.���Meeta -In miners' union rooms, iiorlh-  east corner Vlotoria and Kootenay streets, over)  Siturday.evening at 8 o'clook. Visiting mem  bars welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. .Tame  _WUkoB,__^aeoTetaty.___.VNi6s,ScAj,B_OF__Ar_.ai_i_  por Nelson District���Por shift, machine  men, $3.50: hamwersmen miners, ?3.2o; muckers,  carmen, shorelers and other underground laborers, $300.  TBADBS AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Laboi  Council will be hold in the minors' union hall,  oorner of Victoria and Kootonay streots, on the  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Mathe  son, Secretary.  1900  1899  Cortlflcates of work    B37  o!o  Crown grantsi��sued       In  19  Locations recorded    .121  310  Free minors' ecri llicaU s    3*!J  ���Ml  Bills of salo, etc., recorded    1!).*  _J0  Evening Star will Be a Mine.  Rossland, January 11.���The  Evening Star is looking exceptionally well, and. the management is  better pleased with it than at any  time within its history. Ore that  will average bver $30 to the ton  has-been found on the 400-foot level.  A station was recently cut out on  the 400 foot level, and a crosscut made in. a northwest and  s~>uthra3t direction from the station in order to intersect the  ledge found in the winze. The  southeast eio3scut was extended 40  feet, when a ltdge carrying the  highest values yet found in the  mine was intersected. It is three  and a half feet in width, and the  work of drifting along it has just  been commenced. The values -are  over $30 to the ton in gold, but  rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  X are hold on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall cor  nor Victoria and . Kootenay stroets.. Cha-les  Clayton, President,   .lohn MeLeod, Secretory.  BARBERS* UNION.-Nolson Union. No. 196, of  tho International Journeymen Barbers Union.of Amorica, moots ovory first and third Monday of each month in.Miner's Union Hall, cornoi  of vrlotoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visitinor brothers, cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, p'-esldmit: J. H. Matho-  Hon. secretnry-t rcasurer; .1. C. Curd nor, rocordlng  secrotary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tootlvo Union, No. 8121, A. V. of L., moots in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfollow's block, cornor of Baker and Kootenay streots, overy Monday evening  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting membors of the American Federation cordially invited to attend.  James Mathew, President. John Roberts, re  cording secretary.  Can be purchased at a price that will net 12'  per. cent on the investment. .  The building is 50x70 feet, two stories and  basement, built of brick and Kootenay marble,  on a 50x1=20,. foot lot, at northeast corner of  Baker and Josephine streets.  For further particulars apply to  JOHN  Nelson, January 11th,  HOUSTON,  Tribune Office.  1901.  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Hall, Barge or Teams  ~ DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere.   OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY : HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARP  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION--Tho  meeting of the _ Painters;-jUnion  regular    - .  is held  the flrst. and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. H. Millwurd,  President; Will J. Hatch, Secrotary.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION-Regnlar  meetings on tho second and fourth Thursdays of each month,-at 8 o'clock in Miners' Union  hull. -Vistingbrelherncordially invited. C. F.  Bell, president; J. P.* Forestall, sepretary  treasurer.* ���    -     ���      ���.������'���"  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I.  ' 172, meets every Monday evening  A. No.    ....        tJfiiWO   .  CJ T Ul J      4I1UWUUIJ        _l *J ���OIJAutS,      Ul        L'QC  ook, come. Bakor and Stanley 8Dra*ets, at  ���"o'olock. J. I>. Mo��rnr. ncasldent; William  Vico, secretary. P. O. Box C16.  FEATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 38, A. F. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday ln each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  R--N1QHT8 OF PYTHIAS- Nolson Lodge, No  ���*-*���   25. KnlchtH of Pvfhlas.,meets In I. O.  lay streets, u,��,  at 8 o'clock,   visltlner Knlghte  Knlj  HaU, corner  *ts of Pythias,,meets  laker, and Kootenay streets  Tuosday.eyenlni  cordially Invited to attend.  J. A. Paquotte, ET. of R. & S.  'b.F.  overy        ulghh  F.J. Bradley.C.C.  NELSON. L. O. L.. No. 1092, moeta In L O. O. F.  ��� Hall, oorner. Baker.; ana Kootenay streets,  1st-and "3rd- Friday of eaoh uinnth. ��� vt8itlnn  brettier- cordially invited. W. W. Bradley, W,  M , A. Minty, Recordln^-Sooretary,  NOTICE.  Rossland, B, C, November 0th, 1900.  To F. B. Salisbuky :  Notice is hereby given that I, William Griffiths,  Intend to claim tho interests ��� in the following  named mineral claims formerly held by F; H.  Salisbury, on which ho has neglected to pay his  share of the expenses of the annual assessment  work.  To wit:  A one-half (J) interest In tho "Bunker Hill"  mineral claim. -  A one half (1) interostin the "Sullivan"mlneral  claim. ���-������..  Aonehalf (i) interestin tho"Fidelity" mineral  cla'm. .      *  All the adjoining claims,- ituated on the west  fork of the north. fork- of Salmon river, in the  Nelson Mining Division, '  "This action Is taken under SPCtlon H of Chapter 45, of the statutes of 1899 and amendments of  1SO0. * WILLTAM B. TOWNSEND,  Agont for William Griffiths.  ~~ LAND NOTICE?  Notice is hereby given that thlrtv days after  date wo, The Corporation of the City of Nelson,  intend to apply to tiie Chief Commissioner of  Landtj and Works for -permission to purchase  for the purposes of the Corporation, tlio following  described land in tho District of West ICootonay,  faituate on tho south bank of Kootonay river,  about ten miles below Nelson : Commencing at a  post marked "The City of Nelson's S. W. corner,"  thence east 30 chains, tlionco north lf> chains  to the Kootenay river, tlionco westerly along tho  Kootenay river 30 chains, thenco south Irt chains  to tho place of beginning.  THE CORPORATION OF THE CITV OF  NKLSON. Be-John Houston, Mayor.  December 12th, 1900.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To Gko. H.  Lai.'.mkks, J. R. Chanson, or to  any person or persons to whom lus may havo  transferred his interest in the Harvey Joy  mineral claim, at Morning Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  One Hundred Dollars In labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned   mineral  claim, in  order to hold said mineral claim under the  provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from the date of ibis notice you fall  or refuse to contribute your proportion of such  expenditure; together>\ith* all costs of advertising, your interest in --aid' claim will become the  property of the subscriber, under section four of  an Act entitled "An-Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1900." -       ; SILAS H. CROSS.  Dated this 12th day of December, 1900.  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice ii hereby given, that thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tho chief c 'lumissloncr  of lands and works for permission to purchase  the following described lands about two miles  west of the City- of Nelson: Commencing at a  post marked XV. J. Beaven's S. K. Corner Post,  planted at S. AV. corner post, of H. Selous' purchased Lot 605, Groun 1, on tho high water line  on the west bank of Koiatenay river, thenco north  20 chains, thence west 20 chains,' thenco south 20  chains, more or les? to the high, water lino on  north bank ot Kootenay river, tdence following  the ineanderinK of the aforesaid river in an easterly direction '2i> chains more or loss to point of  commencement. Containing 32 acres more or  Iosh. W. J. BEAVKN.  Dated at Nelson this 24 th dayof December, 1900.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF NELSON  _3-sr-n,___j���r 3sro. as.  A Pv-Law granting to the Electric   Despatch  .Messenger Company, Limited, tho tight and  privilege of exercising, operating and maintaining a District Telegiaph and Messenger  System and Service in the City of Nelson:  The Municipal.Council of the Corporation of  the City of Nelson (hereinafter called "the Council"), in council assembled, enacts as follows:  1. Subject to the fulfillment of the terms, conditions and provisoes hereinafter contained,  which terms, conditions and provisoes andYthe  due fulfillment thereof are to bo taken as conditions precedent to the enjoyment of the.rights, *  SoweM;,and privileges hereby granted, tho said  ilectric Despatch'Messenger Company, Limited,  and-its successors and assigns (hereinafter called  tlie "Cornoany"). are- hereby granted the right  rind privilege of erecting and maintaining poles  subject, to,the. direction:of tho Council and of  stringing, stretching, laying, maintaining, repairing and operating wires; cables and conduits  over, under, upon, along and across ttnynnd all  streets, arid lanes of'. tho City of ".Nelson, and of  constructing, equipping, operating and- main -  taining a District '1 olograph and Messenger System and Service in tho Cl'.yof Nelson.  2. Tho said Company shall.erect and maintain  such*poles,���*and-string, stretch, lay and maintain  such wires.cablesanuf conduits in such a manner  as'not to interfere witli the full and unobstructed  use.of the streets and lanes of . said City, and  shall placo such poles at such points and bhall  stretch tuch wires at.such;lieights as shall be  properly designated by the-'Council of the said  Citv of:Nelson., Such poles shall be neatly  dressed in a manner-satisfactory to the Council,  and shall not be less than 35 feet ln**'.helKht above  street grade and shall be painted as directed by  the:Council.'v\ .���^���V'vv.vSw..': ������.������'.".:���-".���:���;.-���.:.���:'>-.'-'  3.; It shall "be;lawful'" foi* tlio: Council at any  time to give-the Company-leave to string Us  wires, on:aiiy poles, or in or along any conduits,  belonging to the said City bf Nelson, upon such  terms or conditions-(if-any) as may from time  to tinif* be agreed upon.  ���I. -Whenever it shall be neccessary for tho  raid Company.-in constructing, i epalring, altering or operating such system, to break or dig up  or in any manner disturb or interfere with any  street or 'lane, it shall withoutidclay put such  street or lane in as good condition at it was before it was so broken, dug up, disturbed or interfered with, and it ..shall' forth with removo  from such street or lane all surplus earl h, s'ones  or rubbish or other material resulting therefrom.  5. Whenever any person, firm or corporation  shall have obtained lawful authority from the  Council to remove any. building, structure or  cdiflco through or across any.sti eet or lane of the  suid City of Nclson.and the wireR of the Company shall obstruct, prevent or intirfcrc with  such removal, the Company shall within twenty-  four hours after notice lniwriting from the Council or the City Engineer remove or raise such  wires so as to allow an unobstructed passage for  such building, structure or eiitlce.  (i. ���. Whenever it shall be neco-sary, in grading,  removing, altering or otherwise working upon  any street, lane or sidewalk of tho f aid City, to  remove any .pole, poles, cables, conduits or wires  belonging to tho Company, the Company shii'l,  upon roceiving twenty-four hours' notice from  the Council, remove such; pole, poles, cables,  conduits or wires; nnd if the Company shall neglect or refuse so to do, such pole, poles, cables,  conduits or wires.may be remove 1 by the Council at the expense of the Company, such expense  to bo rocoverablo_wlth costs fromjthe Company  Tnlike manner as municiparto."xes;  7. Tho Conirian-jr shall commence tho construction of such District Telegrapn nnd Me singer  System within two months and.shall have the  Fame in oporation to'tho satisfaction of ithe  Council wiihin mx months'after the date on  which this By-Law shall tako effect and .shall  keep the tame in continuous operation thereafter, reusonable delays'on account of accidents  excepted.  8. The Company shall In the exercise of the  rierhtsand privileges hereby grunted opern'ciis  Kit Id system and maintain the Fame in .such manner ns the Council may deem necessary for the  protection of the persons and property of the  public.  9. The Company shall bo liable for aud hV>h11  indemnify the City of Nelson for all dama^ca  arising out. of the construction and operation of  its said system. ���''  10. A contract embodying tho provi-ions hcro-  of and covenants on the part of tne Company to  conform lo und fulfill all tho matters nnd provisions hereby required of it shall bo drawn and  Ht'iill be executed hy the City of Nelsou and tho  Company within two months after the date on  which this By-Law shall take efl'ect.  11. Tli Is By-Law shall take efl'ect and hoof  force on nnd after the 28 th dayof January, 11)01.  12. This By-Law may bo cited as the "Dlsli let.  Tolegraph By-Law No. 85."  NOTICE.  Take nolico that tho abovo is a true copy of  tho proposed By-Law upon which tho vnte of tho  clpotorii of the Municipality will be taken: For  the East Ward at the City Police Court, on the  fiastsido of .losophino street, between Baker and  Victoria stroets; for tho West Ward at tho ofllce  of the Exchequer Gold Mining Company, on the  north 9ido of linker street, botween Stanley and  Kootenay streets, in the City of Nelson, on 1 burs  day, the seventeenth day of January, instant,  between the hours of 8 o'clock a. in. and 1  o'clock p. in. J. K. STRACHAN,  Cily Clerk.  Nelson, B C , January !th, 1901.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  Kootenay street, nnd such poll will be opened at  8 o'clock a.m. and kept open until 1 o'clock p.m.  on tho faid seventeenth day of January, lGOl. of  which every person is.hereby.required to lake  notice and govern himself accordingly.  The qualifications by law required to be  possessed by the candidates for the offices above  men'loncdareas follows:  For mayor such persons as arc male British  subjects of the full ago of twenty one > ear?, nnd  are not disqualified under nny law, and have  been for the s;x months next,,preceding tbe dav ,  of nomination the registered owner In the Land  Reglstrj*.otllco pf land'or^real,pruperty in tho  cry of the assessed value on 'tho list municipal  assessment roll of one thousand dollars or mora  over and above any registered incumbrance or  charge, and who aro otherwise duly qiia'illcd ai���  municipal voters. .  *  For alderinon. such persons as are male British  subject' of tho full ago of twonty-'one learn*and  ara�� not disqualified undcrany law. and nave been -  for tho six months next.preceding tin day of  nomination the registered owner in the Land  Registry of land or real property in the city, oi *  tho -assessed value on the list municipal aseose.- ������  ment roll of five hundred dol'ars or more over  and above any registered incumbrance or charge...  and who nre otho*wise qualified as municipal *  voters.  Given under my hand at Nelson, in the province  of British Columbia, the fourth day of January,  1901.  J. K. STRACHAN. Returning Officer.  Slocan, Nelson and. Bossland Ridings  of West Kootenay Electoral  District.  Notice Is hereby given'that a Court of "Revision  and Appeal, under the provisions of tho "A-ssesH-  jnont Act," will be held as follows :  Court Hou��e, Ka-lo. fl. C Wednesday, 8th January, 1901, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.  Government Agent's Office, Nelson, B.'C,  Thursday; 10th January, nt 10 o'c'ock in tho  forenoon.  Government Agent's Office, Rossland, B. C���  l'nday. 11th January, ac 10 o'clock iu tho  forenoon.  Dated at Nolson this 19th dayof December, 1900.  '      JOHN   A.   'itJRNER,  Judge of Court of Revision and Appeal.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  OF  NOTICE  TO   USERS  WATER.  Water rates are now payable quarterly In advance, and the following  discounts will be allowed if paid on or  before the 15th instant:  10 per cent  per cent  per cent  per cent  One quarter    -   -  Two quarters    -   - 12i  Three quarters    -      15  Four quarters   -   -  20  ���No receipt wnTbe"given~~Tor a* lesser"  period .than   one quarter, and the  quarters, for the year end on March  3ist, June 30th. September 30th and  December 31st.  J. K. STRACHAN,  City Clerk.  Nelson, January 9th, 1901.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  PUBLIC  NOTICE.  Public notice is hereby given to the Electors of  the Municipality of the City, of Nelson that I  require the presence of said electors at tho  council chambpr of the city'office on Josephine  street In the said cit/ on Monday, the fourteenth  dayof January, 1901, at 12o'clock noon, for the  purpose of selecting persons to repiesent, thorn ia  tho municipal council a  The candidates shall be nominated in writing.  ._ ._ "i,���iiA,  ig shall he subscribed by two voters of  the municipality as proposer and seconder, and  shall be delivered to the returning olllcer at any  time between the date of this not ice and _ p.m.  of the day of the nomination, and in the event of  a poll being necessary such poll shall be opened  on Thursday, the seventeenth day cf January,  1901, at the following places, viz:  For the Kast Ward at the city police court on  the oast side of Josephine stroet, between Baker  and Vicoria streeta, and  For tbe West Word at tho ofllco of the Kx  chequer Gold Mining Company on the north side  of   Baker street, between Stanley s'reel  and  APPLICATIONS WANTED.  The undersigned has been authorized by  resolutlon of tho city council to ask for applications for the position of chief of the Firo Department of the Cily of Nelson. Applicants will  stale age, nativity, experience and whore,  whother married or single and give reconi-  moudalions from chief of department where  now employed and from underwriters Murk  applications: "App'icntion for Chief of Kiio Department." anil address  J. K. STRACHAN. City Clerk. Nelson. B. C.  Dated January 2nd. 1901.  LAND LEASE NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given, that within sixty days  after tho dats of this notieo, I intend to apply to  the aihlslant commissioner of lands and works,  ut Nulson. for a lease of tho following described  land, tor the purpose of opening up and working  fltonu quarries, situate about two miles in au  cas'erly direction from iho City of Kaslo, West  Kootenay 1'istrict:  Couimcnclngatapo*-t planted on the lake shore  marked "J. a. Knuuf's N. W. corner,' running  thence east twenty chains; thence soutlftwcnty  chains; thence west twenty chains, more or less  to the lake shore; thence north along the lakeshoro  to tho point of commencement; and containing  forty acres moro or ljss. J. A. KNAUF.  Dated December 19th, 1900.  Notice  of  Application  License.  to Transfer a  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply  at the next sitting of tiie Board of License Com-  ini<*sionci s of tho City of Nelson for permission to  transfer my retail liquor license, for the premibes  situate on the eabt naif of Lot i. Block 2, in tbe  City of Nolson, and known ns tho Grand Hotel,  to Gustavus Nelson. JOHN BLOT-BERG.  Dated at Nolson, B. C, this 3rd day of January,  1901.  Witness: Thomas Sv.mes.  Notice of  Application  License.  to .Transfer a  Notice Is hereby given that I intend to appl> at)  the next sitting of the Board of License Commissioners of the City of Nelson for permission  to transformy retail liquor license for tho premises situate on tho west half >of - Lot 1, Block?, in  tho City of Nolson, and known ns the Glue Pot-  saloon, to'Thomaa Sproatt.      GUS. NELSON.  Dated al, Nelson, B.C., this 3rd day of January,  1901.  Witness; John Blombkrg,  -Al  %. THE TRIBUTE: NELSON, B. C., SATURDAY JANUARY 12 1901  ���y  m  M  Hi  1-3  ll-a  ill  il  ���*-**  il  i.  PI  S  'I*  1  8s1  III  $i-':  1%.  ft*.  life-  ���*_ -:������-  6  it*-*  1  I:  I1VU:  'i     .  II:  Assayers Supplies  We carry in sto;k a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our g.ods cannot be excelled  and  our  prices  are   reasonable.~-^=_=������������=.���--__-:_____________���  We are British Columbia A gent 3 for.  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  .. Fit=Reform Clothing..  LEADS  IN  PUBLIC  FAVOR.  Keep this in mind when buying your Winter Suit.   We  '    are now carrying a complete stock of ''Fit-Reform makes  and can ensure satisfaction.   See our magnificent lines  of fancy vests.   The-very  latest in style and pattern.  The Nelson Clothing House  NOTICE.  w__s___?_________*���m___m______z~__'  Notice* is hereby given that in virtue of the Act of  the Dominion Parliament, 63 and 64 Victoria, Chapter  103 and Chapter 104, ihe name  of  THItP MERCHANTSV BANK OF HALIFAX  will be changed to  -ZLbelRo^al JBanfe of Canafca  from and after  the Second day of January, 1901.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  E. L  PEASE,  General Manager..  .217 AND 219 BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  from 75c to $3.50.  ��� ��� '.������  WINTER CLOTHING  __^ at Great Discount Prices  OVERCOATS offered  at from 10 to 25% Discount.  NOBBY WINTER SUITS, All-Wool and Serges, at  from 10 to 25% Discount.  Always willing to show Goods,  THEO.   MADSON  No trouble.   Every Garment Guaranteed.  Baker Street.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors. ���  .   Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  ' local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast).  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  .Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ot all kind--.  W WHAT YOU. WANT'IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WIUa.MAICB IT FOB YOU  -���= CAliIa^AND G.ET-PRIGES. ���  Ward Bros  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  J. A. Say ward  U_\._ AND LAKE Bl'KEKTS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HKNDRYX AND VfiRNON STRKKTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bbgustown) Fairview Addition, i  Ofllce on  Baker Street, :wcst,of Stanley Street  NKLSON. i  O. D. J. CHRISTIE  General Broker  FIRE  INSURANCE  ACCIDENT INSURANCE  Agent for the Canada Life Assurance Co.  For Sale  (J "doom Houso'. 82.in0.00  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pino Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work -will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  C.W. West & Co.  GOAL!      WOOD!  Hard Coiil      ��1 n 7R I Crow's Neat      <CR *|K  Anthracite    *IU.f-3 | Coal 90.19  X3-3XjI*V__l-a*--I-  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY. I/r_.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.   Offlce:   Corner of HaU  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value for tbe money In the market  for all purposes.  XBRM8 cash     W. P. TiBRtntr. General Agont  feiephoao 111.   Office witt. 0. D.J. Cbristle.  2 25-Koot Lots on Robson street...  1 00-Foot Lot on Uobson street���  For Rent.  7 Room House..   (i Room House   5 Room Houso   A Ground-Floor Ollicc   Sob my list of Heal Ksl'ite.  GC0.00  . 350.00  ���j-jo.co  23.00  1.-5.0(1  25.01)  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  A-oulr O- U LKNNOX. Solicitor. Nail-too R. C  CHJJUIjJUX  We  line  carry  of  a complete  CHINA, CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  BAR FIXTURES  COOKING UTENSILS  First  McFarland & Brockman  Offices  Door West  BAKER  of C. P. Ft.  STREET.  TO RAILWAY CONTRACTORS  Bids will be received by the undersigned for  the onstrtKitlnn of a Wharf and Transfer Slip  at Lardo. West Kootonay, Ii. (J . nnd also for the  furnishing of 8'1,'KK* 'lrack Tie?, or a le-ser number nt the option of the,company. Plans, Bpecil-  caiions, and forms of tender will bo furnished on  application, or may ���be.exn.mined in my olllce.  ijidfl must be received in this ofticc-not Inter than  12 o'clook, on Tuesday, January 15th,"1001.  'J'he lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  (Signed)     J. G. SULLIVAN.  Trail, B. V; January 3rd, 1001.  For the balance of this month we are offering special reductions in  Carvers, Ladies Companions and Nickle-Plated Copper Ware.  Lawrence Hardware Co.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Tomorrow- at Emmanuel church  Rev. William Munroe will preach  in the morning on "The World's  Cry" and in the evening a sermon  on "Gossip." At the, evening service the choir will recdei* appropriate anthems aud R. Thompson  will sing Heme's "De Profundis."  'Some 250 invitations have been  issued for the fi rst annual at home  of Nelson lodge, Knights of Pythias.  The affair takes place on  Wednes  day night next.  Passengers from Spokane by the  Bonner's Ferry route reached the  city yesterday several hours late,  the delay being due to one of the  railroad company's tin pot engines  coming to grief.  The heavy snowfall yesterday  interfered with the street cars, and  it was only by persistent effort  that the lines were kept open. A  snowplow was attached to one of  the cars, which helped matters out.  It is not likely that the lake will  freeze over at Nelson. The ice as  far as it extends out from the banks  is thin, and a little wind will break  it up so that ifc will float with the  current.  The .dispatchers' table for the  new C. P. R. depot has arrived and  is being wired today: This department will be moved from the old  station within the next. three or  four days. Workmen are putting  the finishing touches on the offices  on the second flat, and ib is anticipated that' captain Troup and staff  will occupy their new,.quarters by  the 20bh instant.       .. o  A team of horses owned by Ashcroft &* Steeper went through a  trestle on the street car.line east of  the city limits last night. The animals were not seriously injured.  ^Boats and trains were from oue  to"three hours late yesterday- as a  result of snow on connecting lines.  Tlie hockey club held the ice at  the rink again last night and a  number of players turned out for  practice. With the material available and the practice the players  will obtain before the game, Nelson  should win out afc Sandon next  week.  A meeting of the supporters of  candidate Fletcher is announced for  the committee rooms tonight.  Rev._Dr.YWrighfc_occnpies_the_pul  barge with steel rails for the Carnegie'Steel Company, afc Braddock.  Four men are known to. have been  drowned, two are missing and seven  injured. <  Toronto's Mail Automobiles.  , Hamilton Herald..'  Andrew Ross, the well-known  blacksmith and carriage builder,  King street east, has just completed  the last of - .three. automobiles for  the Toronto postoffice, which were  ordered some time ago. Two of  them are already in commission in  in the Queen City, and are- giving  great satisfaction. The third one  will be shipped tomprprw. These  automobiles are for collecting and  distributing mails in the outlying  points in Toronto, and they are calculated to go, at the rate of forty  miles an hour, if such high speed is  desired. . They are propelled by  gasoline steam engines, and each of  the wagons weighs about (500  pounds. They are fitted with  pneumatic tires, and they are attractive in appearance as well as  being strong.  And" This is No Joke.  -_- -t Mark Twain.  A salutation speech from the 19th  century.to,the 20th, taken down in  shorthand ..by Mark Twain:  ���"I brihg.you the stately matron  named. CLu-istendom, returning bedraggled, besmirched and' dishonored from pirate raids in Kiiichow,  Manchuria, South Africa and the  Philippines, with ' her ' soul full of  meanness, her pocket full of boodle  and her mouth full oflpious "hypocrisies. . Give her. soap and a towel,  biit hide tlie looking-glass."  pit of .St. Paul's Presbyterian church  tomorrow for the first time since  assuming the pastorate of the  church for the ensuing year.  Nine estimates of population were  handed in yesterday under the  terms of Thh: Tbibunk $500-in-  prizes offer. *  Hamilton Byers and George C.  Tnnstall are back from a business  tiip to East Kootenay. The refusal of American smelters to purchase ore is causing a little uneasi-  nesp, but it is generally looked on  as an attempt to raise smelter rates  for treatment. The mines at Moyie  are shipping direct to Germany.  Curling.  Two more games were played  yesterday in tlie charity curling  tournament. In tho afternoon the  Tamblyn-Forin rinks contested, the  latter being skipped by W. A. Macdonald in the absence of judge  Forin. The players and scores were:  H. Bird A. H. "Buchanan  C. J. Wila-in ��� J. L. Stocks  W. Irving P K.'Wilson'  F. A. Tamblyn, skip, 12. W. A. Mucionald, skip, 7.  In the evening another game was  played as follows :  C. r>. J. Chriatlo X F. Weir  Dr. H.ll .    "R. It. Hedley  .T. A. Kirkpatrick ;.        C. K. Miller  A. T. Walley, bkip, i.      J. H. Wallac?, "skip, 13.  Warning.  Wateiiville, Nova Scotia, January 11.���Aiuslie Johnson ,o_ Black -  rock Mountain took a pot of live  coals to his bedroom to heat ifc.  The gas generated killed him before  morning.  Four Workmen Drowned.  Pittsburg,    January     11.���The  foreman and twenty-three workmen  were precipitated into the Monon-  J gahela river today, while loading a j  .    '   <��������� ...-u-.-j -   .  ...   Lord Eoberts' Service.  _.     ," New Yo'rk'Tribune':"*' -  Despite jthe fafct thai' the'Boer  war was and is' with 'a third' rate  power, our London correspondent  did not exaggerate 'the case when  he said   tlie. other day that lord  Roberts went outrto Africa a year  ago to protect .the British empire  from the greatest.danger that had  menaced it since Yorktown.     We  need not except even the menace  which   Nelson   destroyed at   Trafalgar.   To vindicate this view of  the case we have to I'ecall only the  circumstances  of the outbreak of  the Boer war.   The two Boer states  had leagued   themselves  together,  not   merely   for.   defence'   against  British   aggression, but,   as   their  "leaders��� frankly���declared-*���and-  boasted, to drive the British out of  South     Africa   .and     to     make  <Cape     Cojony,     Natal    and     all  the     continent     south    of     the  Zambesi aiPutuh^confederation.    It  was. widely, declared, and memories  of the German emperor's dispatch  on the Jameson raid gave apparent  color to it, that Germany, France,  Russia and other continental powers were   in   sympathy with   the  Boers and   might probably array*  themselves on  their side for spoliation of the "modern Carthage."    It'  was, moreover, perfectly apparent  that if Great.Britain showed herself unable, to hold her colonies in  South Africa the bonds uniting her  with   other   and   greater   colonies  would    quickly   be    loosened    or  wholly broken.   In the last three  months of 1899 it was not only the  rights of the Outlanders, but British possession of Cape Colony, of  Australia     and    of      Canada���in  fact,   the   existence   of  the 'British   empire���-that Y was   at   stake.  That was the situation a year ago-  It was increasingly ominous down  to the date of lord Roberts' arrival  upon-the scene.   Then, with astonishing     celerity,     the      situation  changed.   The .tide of battle was  rolled   back.'   : Beleaguered  towns  were relieved.    Boer armies were  vanquished and   captured.       The  British flftg was Taised   over the  Boer capitals.   The powers of continental   Europe ; discovered   that  they had, after all, no interest in  the matter.   And the British colonies around the world were bound  to the mother country with ties of  blood, shed in a common imperial  cause, more potent than ever before  existed.      That   was   the   service  which lord Roberts performed for  the British empire. ,  .~_m  _E_E. "B~__r:E3:R,s s- CO.  DSTElXaSO-Sr  _r__.sxaO  s_a_*r>T3DO"_<r  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Ager\ts for t^e Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner Baker nnd Josephine Strco  TKLKPHONK 27  PERSONAL.  Frank Robbins, manager of  North Star mine, is at tho-Phalrbotol    Mr.  bins leaves in a day or two for Montreal.  ' John Roy and  Louis Olsen  registered at the Tremont hotol.     '.  B.   E.   Grove   of   Rossland is  guest at the Queen's.  Mrs.   J.Y J.   Campbell    gives   a  skating party at the rink this afternoon.  F. B. Smith of Ferine is at the  Hotel Hume.  . Charles Hastings and F. McCormick of Rossland arc registered at the Madden  House.  the  Upb-  are  a  properties in British Columbia.' Andrew F.. Rosen-  hei-Rer, Nelson, B. C.   Phono No. 101,, K.-W.-U.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply The Royal  Bank of Canada.  To let���Furnished rooms in Carney block.  Reasonable rates.  Cash paid for scrap iron, brass  and copper. ��� Nelson Iron:.Works.  If you want to buy or sell anything go to the "Old Curiosity Shop.".  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street.' Telephone  ca_135. -  For Rent.���Two fine offices centrally located. Apply Io A. IT. Buchanan, Bank  of Montreal.  Two large,Well furnished rooms  to lot. 1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner.Iose-  phine and Vernon.  . Wanted���A good strong girl, 13  to. 14 years eld. Apply to Mrs. Rowley, corner  Josephine and'Observatory streets.  For     Sale-   Cheap���New    cabin  handy to-smeltci*. Apply to George F. Motion,  at Nelson Wine Company's store.  "New   lot   just   in."���For   fresh  candies, fruits, nuts, etc., call at the Bon Ton  C infeotionery, Baker street, Miss A. L. Klink-  witz. r -    ' <  Wanted.���Free milling gold  I"   '  "  block  Prospectors    having    promising  mineral claims are requested to call at The Prospector's Kxchango."r��elson, B.'C, room No. 4,  K.-W.-C. blook.   Phone No. 104.        .     .  For Sale���Profitable hotel business and real estate, known as the Royal hotel,  corner of Stanley and Sll:ca street. Apply to  Johns & MeLeod, Royal hotel, Nelson.  Investors���The Houston block, at  the corner of Baker and Josephine strpels, ran-  be purchased at a price that will not 12 per cent  p��r unnunf, Apply '.to John Houston, Tribuio  ofllce.   ' ��� .       -----   ' ���-.;���.-,'���  For sale���LotlO, block 17,30 foot  frontage on Victoria.' street, two houses on  property. Prico $2800," terms easy. Address  Frank li. Graham, care of Matheson & Grahaaa's  barb -r shop.  Lost���A   tie-pin,    on   Monday's  ���train between Slocnn City end Nelson or'in 'bus  between depot aiid Humo Hotel,- lie-pin sec with  small diamond, valued chiefly as a gift. Ten  dollars i eward for recovery.. Apply Tribune  office.  To Rent���Five-room cottage, new,  well finished, all modern - conveniences, 2J blocks  eavtpostofllce, ?25 per month, including water  rates. Apply, J. II. Matheson, at Matheson &  Graham's barber shop.  Miss Von Der Werth���Clairvoyant-., palmist and card -reading. " Gives advice  on commercial bosinoss and- minim*; reuni-es  unhappy lovera and broken-up families. Room  1. over Thomson Stationery Company.  _���_._���������������_������������������������������_�����������������  Removal Sale  It Counts in Results  BBSS*-*?.  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Cood Fresh Eggs  -_~_______, j  are our specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness in  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.        .  .  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone IO  K-W-C Baker Street  (*c*-t*Q'_-rnTTTTnx*-i-ii-t,-a_-:i-n_-nTTTTriiTnr^xx;i-1  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,       NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mineb wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at. once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their oro io tlio  Kxchange for exlunltiori _��� ..Wo desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral  claimsa*h British Columbia.  Prospoclois and mining men are requested to make the Kxchange their headquarters when  in Nelson.  All samples should be Rent by expres?, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.  Address all communications to  Telephone 104 ANDREW  P. O. Box 700  ROSENBERGER,  Nelson,  b: cr  ���fWTTTyTTTT���ITT���TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTr���m-TTTTTTTTTTT  ttttttttttttittttttttytttttttttttttttt-itttW'  '*��*���>-  We are removing to pur new  premises, but can fill all orders  entrusted to us during the next  ten days."  ARE THE FEET y  THAT ARE  WEARING.OUR  DONGOLA,  KANGAROO, OR  BOX CALF SHOES  We have, provided styles  all shapes of feet.  for  Mail  orders   receive prompt  attention. ' -���  NeelandsShoe Got  STRAWBERRY   ..   ..    T A'TUTCi    BLACK   CURRANT  RASPBERRY   ....     U X^LlVXO    RED CURRANT  Put up in 51b Tins by the  TORONTO BISCUIT & CONFECTIONERY  CO.  Canada Drug & Book Co.  Limited.  GAS  FIXTURES  We have just  received a  large  shipment of;  Gas Fixtures Finished in  Oxidized Copper and Brass  Which we" shaU dispose of at  cost, also Billings "Non-Mantle1'  Gas Burners.  kooten��ilectric  supply-construction co.  "'"'" Nelson,':B. C. '.V '  ^ MTJSIO.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Trees   Seeds   Plants  Sixty vai iotloi of Apple, oxtra choice stock ot  Cherries, Apricotu, Peach, Plums anil Prunes.  Thousands ot Hoses, Rhododendrons and fancy  ornamentals.  Tested .Seeds; 100-page catalogue free. Address  3009 Westminster Road  Vancouver, IJ. C  M. J. Henry  ay, graduate in vocal and in-  is now prepared to receive  Mrs. D. B. Murra;  strumental music. 1 .    . __ ._  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and  Vernon street.  The Cabinet Cigar Store  G. B- MATTHEW, Proprietor.  Headquarters for  ��'CARAMEL"   " POMMERY"  "SMiLAX"   "VIRGIN   GOLD  \8walsln(f ��wd Ftpes}.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  B.   J.   CURRAN  is out for Alderman  West Ward.  ����J  ii  LADIES' TRIIPED HATS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  JOSEPHINE STREET.  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  Boarding and Day School for Girls. Will reopen January 15th. Terms moderate. For terra i  and prospectus apply to  MaiDAMOISELLE KEBN, Principal.  VOTE FOR  HIM  Thank You.  loc.   Big Schooner   i oc.  JE? _______ O -KI -Hi JR S  Tenders wanted for packing  machineiy and supplies from  Seaton Lake to the Lome Mines,  in the Lillooet District.  For particulars apply to  LESLIE HILL,  Managing, Director,  -Mjnes Exploration Ltd.  P. 0. Drawer 749, Vancouver, B. C.  I west, or any tender, not necessarll** accepto.,

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