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 DAILY" EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON: THURSDAY MORNING JANUARY 17 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  BOARD OF TRADE ELECTION  GRANGE V. HOLT SUCCEEDS HIMSELF AS PRESIDENT.  The Only Contest Developed Was  Plnces on the Executive of  tlie Board.'  for  The adjourned annual  the Nelson Board of Trade, ���_ ���*<���<v^<y-..-,.�� ..o��� -   was  held at the board rooms last nesdiay%<g^^rsday evening,  attended   and "*" "'    * ^ ~"       "  evening, was well  several questions of importance  were discussed. The board has  made a good'start for the year 1901.  Probably outside of the president's address the most interesting  feature of the evening" was the election of officers. Althouglrthe nominations were left open until last  evening no 'new names were submitted. Tlie offices of president,  vice-president and secretary were  not contested for, the officers being  elected by acclamation, but there  was a considerable rivalry for the  council. The officers elected were:  Grange V. Holt, president; T. Allau,-  vice-president; F. W. Swannell, secretary-treasurer, and Messrs. Hamilton Byers, P. Chapman, Robert  Robertson, P. Lamout. R. .T. Hamilton, Charles -Hillyer, A." R. Sher-  * wood, mayor ~ Fletcher,' __. M. Lay,  T. G. Proctor,���.I.*'J. Campbell and .T.  Roderick-Robertson members"of. the.  council.        " -        .  -  Mr. Holt, when- declared elected,  ' made a short, address .in whicli he  stated that he* wished the hearty  support "of all the membsrs during  " the year, and "if Me did," not" got it  he would'be forced- to resign at the  ** expiration of the first quarter.    He  Vnlso stated  that steps  should   be  taken to secure more commodious  " quarters. -    - .     -- -       *  The seventh annual report of the  organization was presented by, the.  ��� president  and   read  hy secretary  ,; Swannell.      It containedya Hat of  ^lji_"mei__ers .w_"to^>U�� ml^'ed^&L?;  ajul also, the oflicers-of   the IpaSt"  year .and the past presidents since  - lSO.'i.' The rest of the"* report- contained a synopsisof the work done;  -byVthe   board" during   the   year.  Very little was given concerning the  mining, industry or the volume of  freight being handled in the city as  the date was too  early   to   secure  statistics.     It  stated   that   seven  meetings had been held. During' the  year  the following subjects  have  come before the board, aud many of  its recommendations have been carried out, one instance being tho reduction of the telephones for   business houses to one half the old rate,  accompanied by a decidedly   improved   service;   change of   name  from "South Kootenay" tothe'vNel-  ���son"board-of~trader~revision-~and"  publication   of "bylaws;   improve-!  anents of telophone service and  reduction of rates;   improvements of  mail service   by (I) establishing a  daily mail between Nelson .and Spokane, (2) establishing a postal car  and mail clerk   service   over   the  Crow's Nest Pass Railway,  (3)   establishing a daily mail service between Medicine; Hat   and Nelson;  appointment of delegates to "represent this board at the fourth congress of chambers of commerce of  the   empire and consideration   of  proposed resolutions on matters af-  .. fecting Canadian interests; petition-,  ing the provincial government for a  grant for, opening up a wagon road  from the Columbia river  into the  Fire Valley district; sending a min-:  eral exhibit to the Spokane exposition; advisability of an equitable  bankruptcy law- for the .''Dominion r  and the appointment of delegates  -' to tlie second annual .'.".convention'.of.  the associated boards of trade** of  eastern British.Columbia.   The report also contained several'extracts  from the ; minutes   showing   what  had been done at the various meetings.   Attached was a short note  concerning the growth"and development of the city of Nelson.  Twelve applications for membership were presented and were  unanimously accepted. The new  ���members are as follows: -J.*"'W.  Holms, A. W. Nagle and .T. H. Wilkinson of the Kootenay Wire  Works Manufacturing Company; J.  A. Dewar of the Porto Rico Lumbal' Company; Wa G. Gillett, contractor; .Tames .Johnstone, of the.  .Crow's Nest Coal Company; R. W.  Day, insurance agent; Fred Burnett,  of the Nelson Coke and Gas Company; Beer Brothers, C. D. Bell and  Jj O. Patenaude.       -  The following notice of motion,  moved and seconded by Messrs.  Chapman and Procter, was  adopted: "That all wholesale and  retail business firms shall be eligible for membership under the  firm name or title; and any firm so  elected shall have the right to name  two of its members or staff as  members of the board, but shall  only be entitled to be represented  at any meeting of the board by one  representative, and shall only be  entitled to one vote."  In order not to conflict with the  ���^..���qieeting of any other organizations  *y^*,M3ALas possible, the night of hold-  of the board .was  changed from Wed-  this arrang'^fmt the council of the  board will meet on the" first Thursday of each month and .the board  will meet on the second Thursday.  A vote of thanks was tendered to  the president, secretary and ' the'  members of the. council of the  board for the work that they had  'done .during the past year. ^  As the associated boards of trade  meet in Greenwood during the' latter part of February, Messrs. Procter arid Duncan were appointed as  delegates to attend the meeting.  The question of having in the Dominion house a department of mines  created with a representative minister in the cabinet or under_ the  control of a commissioner attached  to one of the existing departments,  came before the meeting and considerable discussion took place. It  was cited that there was already a  department ' of" this nature established; so a committee" was appointed  to draw up a -suitable resolution  concerning the''matter' and report  at the next meeting. The committee consists of Messrs. Fletcher,  Taylor,' Robertson and Fowler." ""**  Attention was called to the*.fact  that there was a'strong-puir- being  made   to. have i.sittings,  of7 .the  supreme court now "held at Vancouver transferred to Victoria, and  the ; board   resolved "** as    follows:  "Resolved, that.in"the opinion of  this- board ���the    sittings   of; ,the,  Isupreme'cdiii't of British Columbia  (full"- court)-*at "Vancouver,*?as r��t.  present. provided by -the '"statuietf  3arejinjtl*Leuintw^_t^p^.tliP-niainlan}3ri  and tlie, district'of the Kootenays  in particular, and'should-be continued to be held-.there.V -'   ,  Among those present were: G.  V. Holt, .1. M. Lay, S. S." Fowler, T.  Allan, T.G. Procter, may or Fletcher,  A. J. Marks, .T. Roderick Robertson,  II. Byers, AV. W. Beer, C. Hillyer/:  Robert Robertson, T. Morley, A. R.  Sherwood, P. Chapman and F. W.  Swannell.  C. P. R. IS NOT RESPONSIBLE  C P. R. BRIDGE AT ROBSON  Well Under Way.  II. W. D. Armstrong, who is the  engineer superintending the construction of, the C. P. R. bridge  -across-the Columbia���river-at���Robson, was in Nelson yesterday. He  said the work was progressing .as  well as could be expected. All the  piles for the two deep water piers  have beeu driven. The caisson for  oue of these has just been completed and'work upon the other has  been started. The east abutment  is about finished. The oxcav.ating  'for. the land piers \ has been;-dOne  and the stone work-)^ will be  started at brice. The contractor  has three pf ,the C. P. R. barges in  use, and stone for the piers is being  delivered at both sides of the  stream from the slip at Robson.  This allow- a gang of men to. work  upon both land; abutments at the  same time. .A. force of about 75  men is at work, but additional men  will be put piti shortly. The material for the superstructure of-the  bridge will be delivered about April  1st. The water in. the river is  within a foot of low water mark,  which aids greatly in the carrying  on of the work.  Ordered to Protect American Interests.  Washington, January IQ.���At  the request of the state department,  the navy-department has instructed  the commander of the Scorpion to  proceed at once from La Gnyaral to  Guanoco, Venezuela, to, protect  American interests, upon reports  that the revolutionary movement  there is increasing and the attempt  is to lie made to take possession of  arms of the New York & Bermudese  Company. ���-'..'  What's the Matter?  Nkw Westminster, .Tanuary 10.  ���[Special to The Tribune.]���Chief  Hussey of the provincial police is  here today investigating certain  charges made against the manage-,  ment of the provincial jail.  FOR   THE   STAGNATION  IN   THE  SLOCAN  CAMP.  Transportation  Bates  Were Reduced  on All Ore Consigned to American  - Smelters  on January  1st.  H. E. Macdonnell, assistant gen-  * eral freight agent of the C. P. R.,  has returned from a trip through  the Slocan. To a Tribune reporter  he' said that "the lead question was  settling itself, as one or. two smelr  ters were again making contracts  for Slocan ore, and the* general  opinion appeared to ..be that the  recent action of the American  smelting trust was taken for the  purpose of raising treatment rates.  Mr.- Macdonell does not take  kindly to the attempts which are  being made by the smelter trust to  hold the Canadian Pacific railway  responsible for the unsatisfactory,  conditions which existed in the Slocan early this month. When  shown the Spokane report, that in-*  fluence was being brought to bear  upon the railway company to impose prohibitive rates to American  smelters, Mr. Macdonell replied that  the best reply to such a story was  the circumstance that upon the  first of the "year the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company reduced'  its rate one dollar per .ton upon all  ores consigned to United States-  smelting points. J  , This -reduction was made - solely  in the interests of the mine-owners,'  and applies not only to points'at'  which- the company "has" competition to.in.eet, but at; all points in'-  East Kootenay and'elsewhere where  the company has no "competition."  All agents were 'notified of'* this1 re-'  ductipn on the,1st of January,'*and  the new-'tariff^ -was issued- on the'  ���_rd,*so'thattIiere remained no jus-  ��tifioatio_.-ts._��;^-the ���. iniddle'^of'^the  mouth 'for,-any ~attempts which  were" made! for the purpose of making ifc ..appear - that the Canadian  Pacific -Railway Company was "in  any way responsible for the stagnation-ill the Slocan.  Hope It Will Turn Out a-Mine.  One of the group of claims near  Sandon on which development work;  is being done is called the Donnelly  group. The- work lias in many,  places shown nice ore along the  vein, which is traced for four-fifths  of a mile, and in places tho width  is from 20 to SO feet. The main  working tunnel is .in nearly .300  feet, and in the last hundred feet'  several stringers of ore have been  cut. It is expected that the main  vein~will_beTreached withinanother  hundred feet. The owners.are hopeful that they will have one of the  big mines of the Slocan.  Would Like It Colder.  ' Peter McVeigh of McVeigh Brothers, who have the contract for hauling ore from the Silver Hill mine to  the steamboat landing on Crawford  bay, says the weather for the past  three.or four.days was not quite as  cold as he would like to see it,  speaking from the ore-hauling  point of view. Notwithstanding  the weather, good progress is being  made on the contract.  good progress is being made. The  development is in the shape of tunnelling and drifting., The mine is  showing up weir and the ore is giving good returns. The shipments  range from 850 to 450 tons per week.  To carry on the work more successfully heavy hoists have been installed. The Sullivan group is controlled by a Spokane company, of  which colonel Ridpatli is the principal shareholder.. The company is  contemplating more extensive developments at an early date in the  spring. .It.is said that a spur will  be built from" the .0. P. R., which  now runs to Kimberley, to the property in the near future. This  would be a mile and a half long and  would give tlie mines better shipping facilities. Y      '  ARE THEY THE >E0PLE WHO  Made the' Deal: at Greenwood?  ' About a" week ago the company  that furnished electric light to the  towns of Greenwood and Phoenix,  and who also had a franchise to  build and operate tramways in the  neighborhood of these two towns, dis-  posed of their plant and franchise to  parties whose names could not be ascertained.   It is generally believed  that the "purchasers were the people  who are interested' in the London  &    British  ? Colombia   Goldfields,  whose head officeY.iu British Columbia " is. ati .'Nelson.   The   following  from the Midway, Advance'��� of the  14th shows who the real purchasers  are likely.to b"e:.7"Soraething over  a year ago1" the'{Iiondon & 'British-  Columbia'Goldfields, Ltd., one of the-  raost^    siice'essful|    English-   companies operatirigv*in this ^province,  took. Lan-,-option/ on the.   water,  power-aud rightfat Cascade, .owned  by-the' Cascade* Water, Power _o  '.Light Company^Limited.   On the  y$_lT6f last November  there -was  registered in ' London   the r Kettle  River   Powers I fcompauy,' Limited;  with acapital|qf ;;��200,0'00yin one'  pound.shares, ifoi ;jthe* purpose * of  acquinng"all'oij-part. of the.,prop-  [,erty* rightSj.shaiiefj.rstock-atid securities   of the    Cascade    Power,  .Water & Light Company, -Limited,  and to adopt' an agreement made  by the London & B. ��� C. Goldfields,  Limited.   A large amount of work'  has   already - been   done   towards  harnessing the power of the Kettle  river at Cascade, there having been  spent already between' $50,000/ and  $100,000, including the350 foot dam,  rock ' flume,   cutting - out right of.  way to Phoenix, etc. . It would now  "appear that the valuable" property  has passed into hands that will lose  no time in completing the work   so  well begun.    It will be a good thing  thing for Cascade and the Boundary in general.  Discussing Insurance Matters.  DEWET THREATENING MINES  CAN DO MORE  DAMAGE THERE  THAN ELSEWHERE.  Arrival of Reinforcements Causes the  People of Cape Colony to. Rest  Better Nights.  Reported Strike of Telluvide.  News of a strike made on a claim  situated about two and a half  miles up the the Lemon Creek wagon road, Slocan City district,  reached Nelson yesterday. It is  said that telluride ore was encountered while running a development  tunnel. Ore of that character is  rare and the discovery may prove  to be of considerable importance.  No Market for Stocks,  The mining stocks market is dull..  Very little stock is being sold, and  there is little or no demand. Why  the market should be so quiet, the  local brokers cannot explain.  Nevertheless it is a well-known fact  that during the months of January  and February of each" year there ia  very little activity in. this branch  of mining.      "  '.  Making a Mine of the Sullivan.  Good reports, are received from  the Sullivan, situated about two  and a half miles from Kimberley iu  East Kootenay. The development  of tho -property is being pushed  with a force of about 40 men. Three  machine drills are kept at work and  " LoNDO~NTJanuary 16.���At a conference of shipowners, importers  and underwriters, held here today  to consider the alleged discrimination in insurance rates in Canadian  waters, R. R. Dobell, member of the  cabinet without portfolio, outlined  the measures of the Dominion for  facilitating navigation on the St.  Lawrence. He said he hoped the  bill requiring deck loads'Yto be inspected by government officials  would pass parliament at the next  session.  The Right Kind of an Invitation.  '��� Buffalo, January 16.���The coun-  cilmen this afternoon concurred in  a resolution of the lower house, providing that the governor-general of  Canada and the presidents and tho  chief executive oflicers of the republics and countries of the western  hemisphere whose governments have  officially decided to participate in  the Pan- American exposition be invited to the city of Buffalo to at-  tendthe exposition, and to be guests  of the city during their visit.  An Allan Liner Disabled.  St. Johns, Newfoundland, January 16.���The Allan line steamship  Ontario, captain .Campbell, which  arrived in this port yesterday from  Glasgow and Liverpool,) b)oupd to  Halifax and Philadelphia; hasf* considerable damage to her machinery  and steering gear, which will cause  the vessel's detention here for about  a week. ���_)        ���'���'  Canadians Win the First.  ^  Pittsburg, January 16.���Queens,  the champion hockey team of Canada, began a series of games against  the teams of the Western Pennsylvania hockey league. The initial  game was with Duquesne, and resulted:   Queens 5, Duquesne 1.  .' London, January 16.���The important report received from Johannesburg that general Dewet has  crossed the Vaal and joined forces  with the Transvaal commander, if  true, probably means the concentration of 7000 Boers with several  guns, for another big attack. There  is a rumor current in Cape Town  that - several Boer leaders are urging an attack upon the mines. It  has long been understood that general Dewet has been anxious to join  the ^invaders in Cape Colony, and  this rumor may be spread to cover  an' attempt to break southwards.  The war office has issued no fresh  news yet. ���      .   -.   .  The response;to" the government's  call for volunteers is said to bevery  brisk in both London and the prov-  mces.        ,        _  Defensive _ measures in South  Africa proceed apace.- Seven thousand men Jiave" joined -the city  guard in Cape Town and 3000 others  have volunteered in the suburbs.  Ah additional big'gun has been  mounted on. Table nouutaiu. A  small Boer commando entered Sunderland, cut tho telegraph wires,  looted the stores and then proceeded northward.^,       -  According to the Cape Town cor-.-  respondent of the^ Daily Mail, the  Boers occupied Aberdeen, on Tuesday.'- 'A unique, feature, of.Kiten-  ener's. fighting* '"scouts-r* is the  enrollment? of ,300 Matabele camp,  followers for riding and leading the  spare horses'. This,i3, likely -to re-  . new the.color^agitatiom _iu, -j-^-'^-i.  rBennett Burleigh, - who has - returned to Cape _?own, seuds to the*  Daily Telegraph _m enigmatical dispatch dated January *6th, saying:  "All our "soldiers, whether from  Oi\auge River Colonyor the Transvaal, look the picture of health, and  it is hoped that the end is steadily  coming nearer."  The few recent - successes of the  Boers are annoying. -Twenty thousand reinforcements have arrived  at the Cape, and they are very welcome in tlie colony, where the  Dutch decline to rise. The raiders  are'sixty miles north of the town  and are being 'pressed by the  troops.         YESTERDAY'S    NEWS   IN   BRIEF.  Helena.���W. A. Clark of Butte  was today elected United States  senator to succeed senator Carter.  Indianapolis.���Mount, Ex-governor of Indiana, dropped dead at  the Dennison hotel at 6:40 p. m.  CoiaUMUiA, South Carolina.���The  general assembly of South Carolina  today unanimously re-elected Hon.  B. R. Tillman, United States senator, to succeed himself.  .- Nashville.��� The.legislature in  joint convention today elected E.  W. Casmack, United States senator,  for the term beginning March 4th.  Toronto.���The annual meeting  of the Toronto Street Railway  Company was held today. The  profits of the year are $454,102. A  four per cent dividend wjvs paid  and $150,000 carried to the credit  of the profit and loss account. In  the last eight years the company  has spent $1,000,000 of its earnings  in improvements.  Toronto.���Mary Norman, aged  30, an unmarried woman who with  atwo week's old baby was an inmate  at the infants home, is under arrest  charged with attempting to murder  her infant bjr putting two large  safety pins down its throat. Medical  assistance was required to remove  thera.  Toronto.���W. H. Banfield; contractor for dog tags for the civic  license department, and who was  charged by Rev. J. T. Morris, Methodist clergs'man, from the pulpit with  offering civic employees with bribes  of $5, intends appealing to churcli  courts to secure a retraction from  Morris.  Toronto.���The Ontario government will introduce a bill for the  encouragement of beet root culture  for sugar, at the coming session.  Rome.���Rev Father M. C. O'Brien  was appointed bishop of Portland,  Maine, at the last meeting of the  congregation of the propaganda.  -Toronto.���Major Lapoint, late of  the 65th, has called a meeting for  Thursday next for the purpose of  forming an association of Canadian  veterans, similar to the Grand  Army of the Republic. Some of  the objects of the association will  be provision, by aid of government  assistance, for a soldier's home, provision.in the capital of each province for a lot in the cemetery for  the remains, of old soldiers, and for  the holding of reunions.       -   '  Montreal. ��� A movement has  been inaugurated to raise funds to  carry the Delpit marriage case to  the highest courts of the realm. It  will be remembered that Delpit secured an ecclesiastical decree annulling his marriage on thegrounds  that a Protestant minister in Quebec province was not eligible " to  marry'two Catholics. He is now  trying to secure an extension of the  ecclesiastical decree to civil rights.  Montreal.���The-council of the  board of trade today approved of a  plan for making the French river  navigable {.between Georgian <Bay  and lake Nipissing, and resolved to  send a deputation to Tarte to .' secure his co-operation in the matter.  Rochester. ��� John Scott, aged  60, while standing'on the tracks at  Bath at noon, watching wreckers at  work on the Lackawanna vestibule  wreck of last evening, was struck  and instantly killed by a fast train  from the west.  Buffalo. ��� Extradition papers  were issued today for Harvey  Birch, alias Harry Phillips, who  was arrested at the. request of ;in-  spector Greene of Toronto. * lie will  be given a hearing tomorrow.  Cleveland. ��� Captain   J.\W,  Aloore, one of the best, known vessel owners on tho'lakes, died today,  at the Lakeside hospital.'  -**' Corbin, Kentucky.���A" riot, is in)  -progress here tonight as the result'  of the" shooting this'afternoon ot  James Shotwell- by* Rollie--White,  - and' several   person's    have t been  killed and injured."   Shotwell' is^in  & precarious condition, tonight,'and;  Is not, expected   to- recover.   The!:  number, of killed., cannot) be 'ascer^;  -t'uinikPritott'T'no.^^  TO REGULATE .WATERWAYS;  "*       ���*"* ***��� *        t  - Along the Boundary. >  Washington, .Tanuary 16.���Tho  river and harbor appropriation bill  was passed today by the house.  The bill has been under consideration for over a week, and has been  assailed from many quarters, but  its friends have stood solidly by it  and defeated every amendment to  which the river and harbor committee would not agree. Today  chairman Burton offered a substitute for section 4, which was  adopted. It authorized the president to invite Great Britain to join  -hr-an���international���commissionr  composed of three members from  each country, to report from  time to time upon the conditions  and uses of the waters adjacent to  the boundary line between the  United States and Canada, including all'the waters of the ldkes and  rivers whose waters flow by the St.  Lawrence to the Atlantic ocean,  also the maintenance and regulation  of suitable levels, and of the effect  upon the shores and the waters, and  upon the interests of navigation, by  reason of their diversion from their  natural flow, and to report upon  the measures to regulate such diversions, and to enter into such  agreements and make such recom-  dations as shall best subserve the  interests of navigation. It also  authorized the president to appoint  the United States members of the  commission, and authorized them  to employ experts. Mr. Corliss of  Michigan, remarked that he considered this amendment the most  important provision in the bill.  Only Assessed Owners Vote.  City clerk Strachan. was busy  during the greater x)ortiou of yesterday in completing arrangements  for the election whicli takes place  today in order to secure the opinion  of the ratepayers regarding the  granting of the franchise to the  District Telegraph _c Messenger  Service Company. The establishment of such a service would be a  convenience to Nelson, and when  the polls are closed at 4 o'clock this  afternoon there is little doubt but  what the bylaw will have carried  by a good majority. In the East  ward C. E. Beasley will act as poll  clerk, along with returning officer  J. K. Strachan, while R. J. Steel  has been appointed clerk to assist E.  A, Crease in the West ward.  ROBBERY WAS THE MOTIVE  BODY OF A NEW YORK HEBREW  FOUND IN.A TRUNK.  Detectives Have a Clue as to the Murderers Bat They Are Not Pre-)  pared to Talk. - '  New   York,^  January   16.���The  body of a man, with the throat cut  frbmear to ear, and'showing other,  marks of violence, was, found in a  trunk on a pile of skids at the bulkhead of pier 11, East River,~ just before noon today.   It was identified  two hours later by a woman as the  body of  Michael Weissberger, an  East Side Hebrew,  who   was employed by a jewelry   firm   to   sell,  jewelry on   the   instalment   plan, v  ���The name of the woman who iden-"  tified the   body,   aud "the address'  at' which x the     victim     of     the -  murder had resided, captain - Titus,  head of the detective bureau, fe-  fused  to   disclose.   Captain Titus  declared that the  motive' for the  ghastly-crime'was robbery, and ih-;  timated that there were, at least "  iwo men concerned in the murder.".  A crowd  collected about patrolr  man Reilly when he cut the clothesline and opened the trunk.' Lying"  on its   left1  side, and with knees  doubled up, was the body, of a man,  the 'upper part completely drenched  in blood. - The body had been par- Y'  tiallyundressedbefore being placed  in,the-,trun_.-,, tThe :overcpat, coat<-  and-*' vest', had<been removed,' and  were laid in "a heap at the.feet of  the "corpse. The hat and shoes were '  missing. ^Underneath itue^Xe&P. 9^  clothing was found wliat;is,knojsvn  as; a- De.wey, .tablecloth." ^The -oiL-. ������-  cloth table-cover")wass much'wo'-v'-.  and was, stained with "blood.   The*  **tSC��l  x'''i-l  ���r  "V-VI  -"-..- v I  ...��...   ��� '  a 1  m  " u**��l  ' f ^   _-M  " "iX'l  * ~^|  -���"���        ?J  y-&4  .���#��!  ~ -��������<]*���  I S~     uj  _J.''_'"  ���*_   ���*_*���*���������  - A*Sf  1 *- u  . i...    \__..*l  was'still bleeding)' aud; that the*victim was.ppssibly aliverwhen put in.  The victim's overcOat and vest  were torii as though' he had been  engaged in a struggle.' In one of  the pockets of the inside coat wa's  found a number'of bills and other  papers, from which the patrolman  got the address of the woman who  identified the victim. He had two  hundred dollars' worth of jewelry  with him at the time. He was a  married mail and had a large fam- ���  ily. No arrests have as yet been  made. '   No Decision. Yet Reached. ���  London, January 10.���Widely  divergent opinions on the matter of  the Nicaragua, canal are printed  today in the���Daily-Telegraph-and���  the London-Times, which make it  apparent "that this government's  views have not yet been concentrated into a decision. There is no  shadow of doubt that if the opinion  of the foreign office as a department  shall be forwarded at. the : cabinet  meeting on Friday, Great Britain  either will express regretfully her  inability to comply with the United  States senate amendments "to the  Hay-Pauncefote treaty, or)will fail  to take any action whatever. In  the latter case the treaty would  lapse of itself. Various American  dispatches refer pointedly to Washington's growing assumption that  Great Britain will accept tho  amended treaty. According to  rumor here, this is greatly due to  private conversations with lord  Pauncefote some time ago. - Whatever truth there is in the reported  conversations with lord Paiincefote,  and they "are not credited, at the  foreign office, it can be said that  the matter has now gone beyond  the phase where lord - Pauncefote's  views are likely to turn the- scale  one way or the other. Were not  the question regarded from the  broad standpoint of Great Britain's  general policy towards the United  States, it would be safe to say the  senate's amendments would meet  with a prompt refusal, and if that  does occur it will be done with a  full appreciation on the part of  Great Britain of any and"all consequences.   __________  Trying to Settle It Out of Court.  Vancouver, January 16.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Two private  meetings of the city counsel were  held today for the purpose of settling the Deadman's Island case out  of court. No conclusion waa ar-1  rived at. THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C THURSDAY. JANUARY. 17 1901  * ���-    ���"������"  FhfW/M^y Fallsi  w **  ill    _r~ ~   -                          ~-a         _r _/      Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi ...  * HAVE YOU HAD ON THE SIDEWALK &  to DURING THE PAST FEW DA YS ?         to  Hi "Hi  ?Z ************************                                                   ^  Hf IF YOU HAD WORN A PAIR OF OUR��  Hi to.  m Rubber Soled Shoes .. ..$  Hi Hi  to _ YOU WOULD HAVE BEEN PERFECTLY Hi  to  to  to  SAFE.    CONSIDER THESE PRICES:      j{j  Men's   Rubber  Soled   Boots   in   Black   and Tan:  Regular  Hi  ... price"$6.00, Snap at $450. jjj  H[ Men's   Rubber  Soled   Boots   in   Black   and  Tan:  Regular".  W price"$5.50, Snap at $4.15. w  to Hi  to Ladies'  Rubber Soled   Shoes:   Regular  price  $5.50,   now W  to $4.15. Hi  to to  to Same   reductions   in   all   our   stock  of Dry   Goods, Men's to  i\\' Furnishings, Boots and Shoes. to  to to  fly ************************ k\  $ Twenty Pour Silk Skirtst  to  to  to  to  tor  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to,  to  to  to  %  Here is something for the Ladies.  Regular price $ 6!00...  Regular price $10.00...  Regular price $12.00...  Regular price**$14.0Q...  Regular price: $16.00 ..  ...Bargain at $ 4.50  ..Bargain at $7.50  . /Bargain at $ 9.00  .Bargain at $10.50  .Bargain at $12.00  ALL- SHADES.  ************************  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ,t. Hue: Cauadian Pacific   Railway.  ���   Company, because it owns and. operates a smelter at Trail, is charged  'with seeking to raise the rates for  treating silver-lead ores and with  standing-in   with    the , American  -Smelter Trust. It is to be presumed  that the Canadian   Pacific people  did .not'get'the smelter   at Trail  without -paying F. Augustus Heinze'  .of Butte, Montana, a fair-price for'  "it; and it is to-be presumed, also,  that having bought and paid - for ���  the smelter,-they- are -trying to operate it at a profit.- What is un-!  fair in such a contention?' To make,  a case against the'\owners of the  Trail smelter, it' must  be shown;  T^tliat^they are,charging a rate-"for)  smelting silver-lead ore in-excess of  what would give them a fair return  on the capital invested. Ifc must  also be shown that the Canadian  Paciftc.railway is discriminating in  favor* of the Trail and American  smelters as against the smelter at  Nelson .in its charges for hauling  ores from the mines." Tun Tribunk  is of opinion that this cannot be  proven in either case.- 'Whatever  may be' the shortcomings of the  Canadian)Pacific���and it has the  shortcomings of many great corporations��� it ./certainly, cannot be  charged with lack of 'enterprise  where it lias competition, and it lias  competition in this section of British Columbia.  . Over iii the States, the pblitici-  nus have been having their innings.  In Pennsylvania, a bitter fight has  been waged against -Matthew 8 tair-  ley Quay. Mr/Quay is'"the leader  of -the''^Republican' party iii the  state, and an element in the party  Jiavo tried to bring about his re-  tirement. They succeeded in defeating his retiu'h to the. United  States senate" last year, but the  legislature that was elected last fall  elected- him senator on Tuesday.  W. A. Clark of. Montana has, at  last, realized his ambition. He was  elected senator; for Montana fdr  the six-year term yesterday. In  Idaho, Fi*ed;Dubois, tho Silver Re-  Ptiblican who 1896 'walked out of  the St. Louis convention along with  Teller of Colorada, Towne of Minnesota, Cannon of Utah, Pettigrew  of South'Dakota, and other stalwart silver *men, ��� was 'elected senator on" Tuesday to succeed that old  pioneer* George Shoup. These elections all go to show that men who  have staying qualities and brains  can depend on*the" people to .stay  with' them, notwithstanding continuous or temporary " defeats.  Quay's) fight in Pennsylvania was  one of brains and organization  against powerful- apolitical and  monied interests, and1 Quay won  after an appeal to the people. Clark  in Montana had Marcus Daly to  fight for years; but Daly . is dead  and Clark is -king. ' Dubois fought  -in-ldaho-for-a-^prineiple-and���lost;  but he stuck to his principles, and  he js now back in the United States'  senate. All these are object lessons  well worthy of study by men who  are seeking political preferment.  Bradstreet's report of the total  number of mercantile failures in  Canada for seven .years back shows  that there were fewer failures in  1900 than in any of the previous  years except in 1899. In 1900, the  failures totaled 133G' and $n 1899  the total was 1305. The development <*���_ the mining industry will  make Canada a nation iu wh ich  there will be no failures worth  while; reporting.  The West Kootenaay Power &  Light Company is doing everything  in its power to prevent the City of  Ne.Ls.on from ^acquiring a: site on  Kootenay river at'.which' to develop  wator power to be used in operat-  its electric light plant. This is not  because there is a limited amount  of-water in Kootenay river, but because there is a limited number of  places at which tlie power can be  cheaply and readily developed. But  this is not the question that The  Tribune wishes to draw attention  to. The' Tribune wishes to draw  the attention of the provincial  authorities to the fact that the  West Kootenay Power & Light  Company is in arrears thousands of  dollars for fees on water records  obtained not from the constituted  authorities in Kootenay, but. directly through the interference of  a man who was chief i-commissiouer  of lands and works in a former government in the province. '������-Why  should this powerful company be  allowed to get water records free,  when others are required to pay  spcr"* cash for their records? It is  tho duty of the provincial government to make this company pay  what it owes, and when it does so  it will have less money with which  to fight tho people of Nelson.  The hoard of trade of Nelson has  a history; but the history was all  made in the early years of its life,  Of late it has been n well-behaved'  institution, as befitted an organization with a bank manager for a  president and a church warden for  a secretary. Its history was made  when its president was a man who  built trails over which pack animals transported merchandise and  mining experts traveled afoot, and  its secretary was a man more thai^  gifted in speech and whose stalwart  form was noticeable at all public  assemblages. 1 Tistory is said to repeat itself; but it is not likely that  trail builders or men gifted in  speech will ever again hold oflice  in the Nelson Board of Trade. Not  more than four of the forty-odd'  men who organized and were members of the board in 1S92 are now  on its roll of members. This is significant. Is ifc a passing of the .old-  timers? or are they tired of the  game because of its tameness?  Taking the Census.  The next Dominion census will  be taken on Sunday, March 31st  next. This also is the, date fixed  for taking the census in Great Britain and Ireland. All persons. who  are living in Canada at midnight"  of -that Sunday' will be counted.-  This census will be taken by name"  and according to the de jure system.  The country will be" divided into  census districts consisting as far as  possible of electoral districts; the  polling subdivisions agreeing to the  boundaries adopted for the recent  general election are taken a�� units  of enumeration. There will be one  commissioner for each electoral district, and one additional commissioner where local circumstances  require' his services.' There will  also be one enumerator for each  polling sub-division or group of  polling sub-divisions where the  population is sparse. The work bf  enumeration" will begin Monday,  the Ist-of April,'and in a great majority of - the polling sub-divisions  ifc is expected that the work will be  through in a fortnight. Provision  is also made for the appointment of  four chief officers for the provinces  of Ontario and* Quebec, and one for  each" of the other provinces and the  Northwest Territories. It will be  the duty of these officers to instruct  the commissioners concerning the  work of the census and the commissioners in turn -.will instruct the  enumerators. -There are twelve  schedules as-against nine" in 1891.  One Winner in the Family.  This amusing incident is said to  have happened a few days ago at  Lincoln, Nebraska: The fifteen  year old daughter of- Mr. Bryan  started from- home to go down  town. She hailed a street car half  a block away and failing to attract  the attention of the conductor, she  sprinted down tlie street, and, after  a lively chase caught the car. All  out of breath, she dropped in a soat  and exclaimed: "Thank goodness,  there is one member of the Bryan  family who can run for something  and get it."  HOSIERY, DRESS GOODS, SILKS,   TABLE LINENS,   TOWELS,  MILLINERY, MANTLES, FURS to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ft_\ MANTLES���Ladies Jackets, Coats and  ���*��� Golf Capes at less than cost.  \f\ FURS���-Balance   of our   Fur stock at  Jgi ,         25% Discount.  _JJ DRESS GOODS & SILKS-^We offer  f��\ our stock of Dress Goods and  /__ Dress  Silks at.20% Discount.  1i\ Silks for Evening Wear, a large'-.  '*' stock offered at 20% Discount.  CARPETS, CURTAINS, REMNANTS TR0M ALL DEPARTMENTS AT BARGAIN PRICES.  ************************  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.  Remnants of Silks, Dress Goods, Prints, Flannels, Table Linens, Carpets, etc.', at less than Half Price.  o ************************.  SKIRTS���Ladies- Ready-Made from $2  upwards.  BLOUSE WAISTS-Our full stock of  Ladies-Waists at half price.  MILLINERY-AII our Ladies Trimmed  Hats to clear at Half price.  LADIES COSTUMES-Ladies Tailor-  Made Suits, we .will sell the  balance at Bargain Prices.  dfff^__. _ _ _. _, _. . _ "-��� ���_���__'  ^_^"J____* ^__^ *_���<___: *0"* * ����� **___^ * _��_j *^__i   **_____] *'_5T * f��*'*^\ *~0-\^ *0_W^ * _____*_" ____^ * f^ * *_______ * 2S^* *^ T__5__ *_______ *_______} ���_______��� *_______* *______!< *._______ ���_______*> "-_���---_ *_______< *________ "_______��� *!_______ ^^Jw  ^^* ^__. ��^_k *^__T* ^^ *^-___ *,^^ *^_k. *^_fe_r*^__r* ^te *^__. ��'^b_lj*>___ ��� ^__"��^__�� ^__. ��� ��� ___^ * _______?��� _______$��� _____?��� _____? ���-_____?��� _____? ��� _*_____��* _______4 ��� _____?��� _____# ��� _______����� __^ ��� ____^�� _____? ��� _____r* ��� ___w*  ~**\     ~*~*\ ~%      ~~^ ��� ���    - ��� - -      ^^"* ^       ^���***<|* ^      ^^"*        ^^^      ^^^        ^^^ _   ^���*~      ^^-*      ^00      ^~~^      ^00'   ��� ^^l*~ \*. ^__W      _wmw      ^L__w      ^__~-     ^__*w      ^m���'      ^_w      ^m���-      ^^0      ^mm-     jr  321 to 331 Baker' Street,' Nelson1!  American and European Plane.  ���- ��� .1        ,        __5 2 '- 1       ������      -   ' )  MEALS   25    CENTS  ROOMS IalOHTBD BY- ELECTRICIT"-  AND HEATED BY .STEAM  25 CENTS TO 91  f��  Head Office at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  QUEEN'S HOTEL  . BAKER STB_ET. NELSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with. Hot Air.  Large comfortable .bedrooms and flrst-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms toe commercial men.  * RATES-SB-PER DAY  CROW &: MORRIS  Baker Street, Nelson.  WnoiaESALK AND  ItKTAIIa . .-. .  TOBACCONISTS  Sole Agents for  TADDY'S TOBACCOS  Branches at Rossland and Creenwood  - )?*******&*  See our special assortment of Cigars  and Pipes.  Cigar and Cigarette Holders  and Cases.  Tobacco'Pouches of all kinds,  ��� and Smokers Requisites.  All the best brands ot Imported  and Domestic Cigars.  B B B andXoewe Pipes.  ��**j:-_:-9J9f**:e*t  GOME  AND   SEE  THEM  WB CAN SUIT YOU  ALi; PKICBS i  Mrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  . LATE OF THE ROYAL HOTMn-OAIagAR-  WJatlcleirHowse ^sss^ss?"  The onli hotel In Nelson that has remained  nnder one management Binoo 1W0.  Tbe bed-rooms are woll fnrnlBhed and lighted  by eleotrlolty. *'  Tbe bar 1h alwavn stooked by the beat dom a-  Uo and Imported llqnora and olgars.  'fUOMA3 .MADDEN. Proprietor.  sloganTunction hotel  J. H. McMANUS; Manager  Markets at  Nelson,- Rossland,'-Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne-w  ���Denver, RevelstokVFerguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade.City, Mid  , -- wayrjandi Vancouver.  -   Mail Orders Promptly Forwardedl  West KootenayButcher Go,  ���1-     '      ��� ���     ���  ���- ,A1_D KINua OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  .WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson  HRnWHS BY WAIL RWOBIVTI OARWITUI, AVT�� PROMPT- ATqnQirTjnN  ROSSL,AI>40   BIVGIISeERUVa  WORKS  '    cunliffe & McMillan  Founders = and Machinists,-Specialty of-Ore Cars, Ore-Bin Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohinti>  .>'  - o  . List of-seooud-ltand machinery on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and la as gooA  as new: - ,  1 2i-TT. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with eiiglno attached and all Uttliigs, reaily to liirn on steam,  r 1 bl"x8"- Double-Cylinder "Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  - 1 Sinking Pump, 10"x57x13", outside packed plunger pattern."  "Watch ihis advertisement for furthor lists, or wrlto us beforo you buy for complete list.   We  may have just what you want. .      . \  .Agents for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried. ���   -  P.O.  Box 188. THIRD AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  WHOLESALE TRADE  JERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO.,* LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  ot and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.   -  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ���   J osophino streets, Nelson, wholesale deal  ers in  assayers  supplies.   Agents for Denve  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H' J. EVANS Sc CO.-Baker streot, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealors in liquors, cigars  cement, fire brick and flro olay, water' pipeiand  steel rails, and'general commission merchants.  ' i ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.,  1 ! *-l?'OOT��NA-Y_LECTJ"_C SUPPLY'& CON-  ���*���>��� 81RUCTIONCOMPANY���Wholesale deal-  'ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND.FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mlxod, oars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary'  Edmonton K. R. Mills at Victoria, Now WeBt-  mlnster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  FRESH AND SALT-MEATS.  P    BURNS _   CO.-Baker   street.   Nelson,  ���   wholesale doalers ln fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  w aM-Birr costs but one oBNTisa igaB-B��  -To drop ub a-post-card that we may call and give-estimates.  It.-Bavea'many dollars.  Never, have any plumbing done until you nave-seen our good- anil oue prlceu.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONAIaD & CO.-Corner Front and  ^*�� Hall streots, wholosale grocers and  ���"obbera In blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and minors' sundries.  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vornon   street.  Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.  JOHNCHOLDITOH & CO.-_.oiib sti'eob, Nel-  son, wholosalo grocers.  J_Y. GRIFFIN & ^CO.-Front-Btreeb^NelaoSi,-  ���   wholesalo   dealers   iu  provisions,   oured  meats, butter and eggs.  OPPOSITE  P'wrnii'H'Tr'in.  STRACHAN BROTHERS. Plumbers.  Bar stooked with best brands of wlnos, liquors,  and Cigars. Heor ou draught. Large comfortable mooiM.' Vlrfllj-nlRfiH table boa d.  Aok Youi* Grocer-  > for New  SWEET   CI DER  for Mince Pies.  CIDER VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ************************  We arc offering al. lowest prices lhe best  grades 0f C'ejlon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bos'*, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  R. REISTERER & CO.  HltlCWKItB AND IIOTTr."CW�� OV  FINE LAGERBEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ���^i^^^-lda     BrewaryatllBiso-i  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL   ,  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kpotenny Straefia.^  P. O. Box tSU, __L_PfiONH #<_ tt  pound  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds ....  Choice Blend Coll'ee, 1 pounds   Special-Wend Coft'ee, 0 poueds   llio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds   Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound  9   40  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 00  30  REILEY & BfNOY  RUCCKSSORS TO 15. "��>. ASl-CROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   WORK^.  EXPERT K0flSESH0���INC.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO;  Telephone 177.  P. 0.>Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  P. J. RUSSELL  Buyer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  Special attention Riven to jll kiDilsof ropil'Ing  and custom work fronu (f.-.sidi- -jioim.s. Jb'eavy  bolLs made to order on shuii'no'jico.  Surpassing'  Display in  Fall Suitings  All the fashionable creation?  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, aVid Fancy Trouserings  Highest Prices  . prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Express. .NELSON, B. O.  ENGINEERS.  OBA_I_3S Jt^_e_J^-Minlng ul.mng en-  tULwu,  E. Skiiin6r  Neelands' Building;. Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE. Mf .nager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TA3LOR.  TREMONT' 1IOTET. BtOCK.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  * slroots, Neluou, wholosalo dealers in nai'd-  *wara and mining supplies. Agents tov Oianti  Powder Co.  LA.WRENCH   HARDWARE    COMPAN V'  Baker SC, Nelsou,  wholesalo. dealers lu  hardware'and mining supplios, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rriURNER, BEETON & CO.-Coruer Vornon  J- and Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale  dealers In Houors, olgars and dry goods. Agonta  tor Pabsb Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMKaTON-POWDER COMPANY-Baker  streeb. Nelson, manu/aoturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black, blasting powders,  wholesale dealers In caps and fuse, and elootrlo  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  VTELSON SAW AND PLANING MIIaLS.  ���W . LIMITED���Cornor Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in'SMti and doors j all kinds of factory work made  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nel-  b "in. wholesale dealers ln wines (oaso and balk,  (Mil domnoMo and Imoorlmd oleum.  . Large stock of hlgh-claas impm-ted goods. A  epeciflJty of the squaro .ehonlttf-r���juie latajfi  fashion la coata,  ANTI-CHINESE RESOLUTION.  Pursuant to resolutions adopted nt a regular  mooting held on' Salurdny cveninn. Ueeonibei'  '12nd, V.W. nil morohei'A of Nelson JMiiier.-*.' Uniiiii  No. lit. XV. |i". SI., are reciiieHted to use overy  laiglMiitate inimn.i  To Discourage the Employment or  Patronizing of CLineso  directly or indirectly. All union men and olhci's  who hellove in umkiiiK this a white inun's cuun-  l.i'y, are iwjueKlod toco-operule in glvingcH'cct to  Iho uforosaid rcHolutioji.   By order,  NKIaSO.V "MINERS'   UNION.  Nelson, Dccoiubor 22nd.  Thealjovo resolution hits been oruloi'neil li<r lhe  Trades and Labor Council of Nolson, and till  nnion men, audothoiH in sympathy with ll\;iro  requested  l.o govern   thomsclves   accordingly,  lly order,  TRADES ��� LABOR COUNCIL OF  NELSON  Nelson, December-2nd.  ARCHITECTS.  ICTWART fc CARRIE!���Architect-. . Room-  E* Hnd8Abcrdwnblook,*Biil(arBtrMt,N��h'��n. THE TETBTmE: KBESOIf B. 0 THOESDAY JANUARY 17 1901  BANE OF IflMBAI  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BEST.....    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       _27.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  li. S. Clouston Qonoral Managor  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  CimuGo, aud all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfors.  Orant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available In any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATK OF INTKRK8T PAID.  THE CANADIAN  BANE OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH  IS AMAlXiAMATKn  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO.  ��� (-?' ��-?��� e���^' <-~^>' /C"*"*"*  HEAD OFFICII::  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reaorve Fund,  $8,000,000  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $66,000,000.  TORONTO   STOCK   E3  -CHANG]  ATIONS.  B.  WEDNESDAY'S QUOT  arorir.  Asked.  BUI.  .9         31 S  Hi  Black Tail   IS  H  Canadian Goldfleldo Syndicate,  7i  ,    li  ���  1 US  1 ,-rll  fi  .1  Doer  Trail Consolidated   ��� *    ?*  '-'i  8  .'"J  ai  21  i<  . ,   :��i  n  tjrunby Smeller   :k  :����  :tt  !)  52  ���  i  Knob Hill   10  Montreal & laondon   li     <  i  Morning Ulory   ���   -  !\  u.  Morrison   .  :>i  Mountain Lion   so  :w  1  Ull  ���>-  North Star ,   &���>  Olive   !>  S  Payno   (II  .'���ii  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ..  .7}  .-.!_  '.v��  Republic   ���  Slocan Sovei cign   !l  ii  Vananda '.   a.  .>  Virtue   as  L>l  .War Euglo Consolidated   nil  I* I  Waterloo   ������"J  '���H  White Hoar   r.  S  Winnipeg   i  21  Sullivan    it  11  SALES.  - 20-00 B. C. Gold fields    s  ."'1  !i(KHI Fairview   X.'  SWn Fairview        :��  1100 Fairview .".      31  200 Fairview      '.   .'!���  :"i00 Canadian Goldllclds    7'h1  l.'iMl Morrison   ���'���J  SOU Morrison   li  fl'jO Whito Bear      0  COMMERCE OP THE  WORLD.  DIRECTOR8:  Hon. Geo. A. Cox, Bobt. Kilgour,  President. Vice-President. '  \V. il. ItAJiir/rox    M. Lkociat   .7 as. Cuatmekn  John IToskin. Q.C., LL. 1).  .1. W. Fi.WKi.i.n  W. K. II. AlASrfKV A. Kino max  b  E. Walker, J. H. Plommcr,  General Manager. Asst. Qen. M.-mager.  A. II. Ireland.  Chief Inspector and Superintendent of Branches.  London Office, 60 Lombard. Street. B. O.  S. Camkko.v Alexander, -Manager.  New York Office, 16 Exchange Place.  .A i ex. Laird and \V.m. Grav, Agents.  BRANCHES OV THB BANK IN CANADA  Ontario.  AVK  0 ("l'AWA  Baku ik  Paris  I3KI.LKVII.I.K  . Pahkhii.i,  Bkrlin  PKI'RRUOH-         ������  Bl.K.VIIBI.M  PORT PKBItV  BltAN'Tl'OUIl  St. Catharlvks -  Cayno.\  ���  Sar$ia  CHATHAM  Haiii.t Sl'R. Mums  Cnr.i.i.vuwooo  Skakorth  laRCSOKN  SlMCOK  UU.VDAH  S'J'llATl-'OJ'.D  DlTN'.WII.l.U  STRATHROV  Fort ��n\>tc_t-  Toronto (8 ofllect)  Oai.'1'  Toronto .1 uxmo.v  fJODKIilCU  WaT.KKKTON  CJirKi.rii  WA1.KKKVII.I.K  HAMILTON  \VATKKI.OO  LONDON'  Windsor  DiM.vaKvn.r.K *  W'oonsTOi.'iv  Quebec:  Manitoba:  MoNTI  KAI.            .                WlNNII'Kn  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  62*458,603  $V70O,000  Taking tlie countries in their   alphabetical order, as arranged.iii the  ��� table, the facts   presented   are" as  follows:  In Argentina the iniportsjof nine  months ending September, 1900, are  $S4,400,000 against $84,107,000 in  tlie corresponding months" of 1809,'  while the exports are $118,230,000.  against $113,501,000.  / In Austria-Hungary the imports  of ten months ending October, 1900,  are $280,870,000 against $270,170,--  000 in the corresponding months of  last year, aud the exports are $3_7,-  954,000 against $310,013,000.  In Belgium the imports .of   ten.  . months-ending-with rOotoberj 4900;  'are -$337,721^000-against $344,335,-  000 in the. cor responding' months of  last year, and the exports are .$282,-  450,000 against $200,965,000.  In Canada the imports of three  months ending with ' September,  1900, are $47,703,000 against $43,-  099,000 in the corresponding months  of last year, and the exports are  $53,023,000 against $43,99-1,000.  In Egypt the imports -of .eight  months ending with August, 1900,  are $40,523,000 against $33,165,000  in the corresponding months of last  year," and the exports are $50,821,-  000 against $40,908,000.  In France the imports of ten  months ending .with October, 1900,  are $703^88,000 against $710,102,000  in the corresponding months of_la|t_  ���yearTliiflitlre^xporfcs are $G17~074,-  000 against $652,000,000.  In Germany the imports of nine  months, ending with September,  1900, are:$703j888,00q against.$7l(s-:  102,000' iri the 1edrre*_p6ho!ihg months  of last year,; and the exports .are  $714,060,000 Yagainst' $714,023i00q.  ���In the case of Germany alone speciie  aiid bullion are included iu ��� this'  statement.*.-'" Y';Y':'-: ���'*��� . y.; ���  Y Yin British India tho. imports of  five months ending' August, 1900,  are $92,018,000, agains ti" $93,324,000  in the cor responding.months of last  year, and the exports tiro .$120,888,4  000 against $144;006,006.  In Italy tho imports for teii  months ending with August; 1900,  fire $218,109,000 against $239,331,000  in tlie corresponding months of last  year, and eiports .aire $210,857,000  against $222,109,000. .._ ,,;>;.  In Mexico the imports of two  months August, 1900, are $9,561,000  against $8,485,000 in the corresponding months of last year, and the  exports are $11,952,000 against $10,-  423,090.   ;  y ;  In Portugal the imports of Ave  months ending May, 1900, are $28,-  274,00<) against $24,S80,000 in the  corresponding months of last year,  and the exports are $14,593,000  against $13,020,000. V  In Russia , the imports of six.  months ending with June,-1900, are  $144,441,000 against $14S,S34,000 in  the corresponding months of last  year, and the exports are $140,905,-  000 against $134,209,000.  In Spain tho imports of nine  mouths ending with September,  1900, are $119,495,000 against $124,-  972,000 in the corresponding months  of last year, and the exports are  $98,031,000 against $102,189,000.  In Switzerland the imports of  nine months ending with September, 1900, are $157,107,000 against  Yukon District:  Dawson    . "Wiiitw IIorsr  British Columbia:  Atli.v Nrtaon"  C'RANIIKOOli 'NEW XncSTMINSTFIl  FliRNIK iiOSSLANI)  OUKKNWOOI) tJAiVDON  KAMLOOl'S VaVNUOUVKIt  Nanaimo Vtoromv  IN THB UNITED STATES:  Nkw York, N. V. Skaii'lic, ^Vasii.  Sa.v Francisco, Cal.     Portland, Ork.  SicAcnvAY, Alaska.  Bankers in London���The Bank of Scotland;  Messrs. .Smith, Payne & Smiths.  Bunkers in New York���Tho American Exchange  Natiftrml Hank.  Agcnta In Chicago���Tlio Northern TiusL Company.-- '     .  Agents in New Orleans���The Commercial National Bank.     .-        ,  SAVINGS-BANK DEPARTMENT:  ��� Interest "allowed on deposits. Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  -Manager Nelson Branch. -  $161,405,000 in * the corresponding  months of last -year, and thes ex-  portsare $117,706,000 against'$111,-  037,000.  ln the ..United Kingdom the imports of "eleven months_ehding_\To-  vember," 1900, are $2,322,603,000  against $2,162,377 in the corresponding months of last year, and the  domestic exports are $1,203,440,000  against $1,180,720,000.  . Cyanide -Patent- Knocked Out.  As is already well known, the  Australian ' Gold Recovery Company, owning the McArthur-Forrest  cyanide patent in West Australia,  has been endeavoring to collect its  fees from various users of tho cyanide process in that colony. A decision just given by the judicial  committee of the privy council in  London, to which the Lake View  Consols, Limited.-appealed-from-the  j judgment of the Western Australian courts, has upset the claims of  the Australian Gold Recovery Company, by deciding that the patent is  ihyalid. . The patent laws of Western Australia were only inaugurated in 1888, when it was "'-enacted;  inter alia, that any British -patent  current at the time should become  good for Western Australia. Among  these-was the British McArthur-  Forrest patent 14,174 of. 1287. In  1S95 this patent was upset in England by the. Pielstieker. litigation,  but leave was given to amend the  claim by substituting the expres-'  sion "dilute solution of cyanide" for  cyanide generally. The amehd>  ment should have been effected at  the same time in the West Australian patent. The privy council has  now decided that the patent was  never good In" West Australia, and  also that the amendment was never  validly effected. The consequence  is that the Australian Gold Recovery Company has lost its patent entirely and is entirely and is unable  to collect any of the past fees. .The  effect ofY the ;j udgraent as regards  the future of the patents does not  matter very much.as they have a  very short time to run. '������-��� The only  wonder is that this decision has  been so long delayed.  Will Own Canada, Also.  Toronto Telegram,  Standard Oil.interests, operating  through such aliases as J. Pierpont  Morgan arid J. J. Hill, have grouped  the transcontinental lines of the  United -States in one vast system.  Canadians are deceived if they see  no menace to the alleged independence of the Canadian Pacific-Mac-  kenaie-Mann lines in the process of  consolidation across the border.  The Rockefeller-Hill-Morgan inter-  D, R. Wilkie, Ueneral Manager.  K. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branoh���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manasto.  ests will acquire- the C. P. R.-Mae-  ken/.ie-Mann system just as they  have absorbed Other systems, and  Canada will then be in the .proud  position of having -built two transcontinental lines, largely with public, lands and public money, in order  that the exploiters of these lines  may. sell  out   at   a   profit to the  Staudard Oil crowd. Whether Mackenzie and Mann. and the C." P. R.  are two or cine it matters little.  The C. P. R. and   Mackenzie   and  Maun lines will never compete .with  each other for the benefit of the  public.   The backers of these Canadian systems or system will have a  powerfulflnancial motive for establishing conditions   which .'will enable them to sell out .at a profit  to  the United States trans-continental  interests.     Canada's     sacrifice   of  land and money will not  suffice to  keep the C. P. R.  nor the Canada  Northern out .of the hands  of ' the  magnates who soem determined to  acquire   all   the   trans-continental  lines in North America.    Government ownership applied to all the  lines which have been "built since  Wilfrid Laurier came into power  would have made Canada, east and  west, independent of Rockefeller,  Hill and * Morgan.   Apart from R.  L. Richardson of Lisgar, and Frank  Oliver of Alberta, government ownership has not in the Dominion parliament a friend who is prepared to  put tha.-grjeat principle before the  petty interests of party.  -The Conservative opposition and the Liberal government seem .to be strug-  gling.Jn.the.throes of a keen rivalry  to see which can be most useful- to  the corporation and least useful to  tlie people. .  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.  Wanted-^-A - 10-room _ furnished  house.   Apply at room 1,1C-W-C block.    -  If you want to buy or sell "any-"  thing go to tho" "Old Curiosity Shop."  Hack   calls left at  the   Pacific  Transfer  barn on Vernon street.     Telephone  call 35.   , r ,. V- -��� ���  . For Rent.���Two fine offices centrally located. Apply to A. H. Buchanan, Bank  of Montreal.  Two large,' well-furnished rooms  to let.   1 and 5 Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon,  Wanted���Board and lodging  a ���<****^�� ,-^ 't^^* ^""k  ��� C���3' ��"*"" ��""*"��� ��-?  g>0-0rg?  of tlie Holiday Trade lias cleared  away it is well to come back to the  every day business of the year as  quickly as possible.  **************************  WE HAVE THE BEST,.MADE PIANOS IN CANADA.  THEY HAVE STOOD THE TEST IN KOOTENAY FOR THIRTEEN YEARS  CALL AND INSPECT THEM.  **************************  JACOB DOVER, The  Jeweler.  Our Jewelry and Watch Department is in full swing.  Mail Orders receive our Prompt Attention  ���>s_, o'esi,,;^ ���'��_* "^r^ 'tSk ���'���"'''ii ���'���SS^  -S ��_2t_25 <=*C">'  't*'fZ>*/a>>��zv>  i^a ,C2V ��S^�� "^^  '(Z3'C--0'��-3't-~3  One of the Best-Located and Best-Rented  v iBusiness Blocks in Nelson.  private family for boy attending* school. State  terms to Fred Adio, Waneta, B.VC. -  Wanted���A good strong  girl, 13  to 14 years old.   Apply to Mrs. Rowley, corner'  Josephine and Observatory streets.  For    Sale  'Cheap���New    cabin  handy to smelter. Apply to George V. Motion,  at Nelson Wine Company's store,  -   "New   lot  just   in."���Por   fresh  candies." fruits, nuts, etc., call at the Bon Ton  Confectionery,' Bakor street,-Miss A. Iii ICUnk-  witsi.  Wanted.^���Free milling gold properties in British Columbia: Andrew F. Koscn-  boiKer, Nelson, B. C. Phone No. 101, K.-W.-C  block.   Wanted^Manand-'tvifo-want-po-  sition as cook and helper in mine or small boarding house. No incumbrances. Address Cook,  Tribune ofllce, Nelson.  Prospectors    having    promising  mineral claims are requested to cnll ut The Vvoh-  peetor's Kxclmnge, Nelson, B. CV, room No. 1,  K.-W.-C. block. TPhone No. 101.  For Sale���Profitable hotel .business and real estate, known as the iRoyal hotel,  cornor of Stanley and Silica street. Apply to  Johns & MeLeod, fioyal hotel, Nelaon.  ���Investors���The Houston block, at  the corner of Baker and Josephine streets, ran  be purchased at a, price that will net 1. per cent,  per mmtim. 'Apply lo John Ilouston,'Trllniu-  ofllce.  For sale���Lot 10, block 17, 30 loot  frontage on Victoria street,; two' Iiourc.h on  property. Prico $'.'Sfl0, torms easy. Address  Frank O. CirnJium, care of Matheson fc Graham'*  barber shop,  YMiss Von Dor Worth���Clairvoyant, palmist aud card roiullng. ("lives advice  on commercial business and mining; reunites  unhappy lovers and broken-up families. Room  1, over Thomson Stationery Company,  For Sale���120 acres of first-class  agricultural and raii'den land, 12 miles from Nel  hou on Kootenay laki  acre tracts,   l'ricu and terms reasonable,  or address A.  Block, Nelson.  o.   Will sell in 10.  20 or 40  net terms reasonable.   Apply  KONcnberger, room 1,-K-W-C  Notice of  Application  License.  to Transfer a  Notice is hereby given' that I intend to apply  nt the next sitting of the Board of License Commissioners of tho City of Nelson for permission to  transfer niy retail liquor license, for the premises  situate on the oast half of. Lot A, Block 2, in the  City of Nelson, and known as the Grand Hotel,  to Gustavus Nolson. JOHN BLOMBKRG.  :  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 3rd day"of January,  1901.  Witness: T"OMAs Svmks.  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 50x120 foot lot, at-northeast' corner" of"  Baker and Josephine streets.  Por further particulars, apply to  JOHN  Nelson,- January 11th,  .HOUSTON,  Tribune Office.  1901.  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION L UMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIFLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKET'S, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS   ���  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing: elsewhere.  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.  FRONT STREETS.  MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  Notice of  Application to  License.  Transfer a  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply at  the next sitting of tlie Board of License Com-  miasioners of the City of Nelson 'for-permission  : to transfer my -retail, liquor license for the premises situate on the west half of Lot 1, Block 2, ln  the City of Nelson, and known as the Gilie Pot  saloon, to Thomas Sproatt.      GUS. NELSON.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., this 3rd day of January,  1S01. -  Witness: John Blomdeuo.  MUSIC.  Mrs. IX B. Murray, graduate in vocal and Instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terras and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Jouephlae and  Vernon streati,  NOTICE.  Rossland, B, C, November 9th, 1900.  To F. B. Samshuhv :  'Notice is hereby given that I, William Grlfllths,  intend to claim the interests in the following  named mineral claims formerly held by F. B.  Salisbury, on which ho has neglected to pay his  share of the expenses of the annual assessment  work.   To wit: - ���  A one-half (}) interest in tho "Bunker Hill"  mineral claim. . ��� ...  A one half (i) Intcrostin the "Sullivan"mineral  claim.  A one-half (1) interostiii tho "Fidelity" mineral  claim.  'All the adjoining claims, ituated on the west  fork of the north fork of Salmon river, in tlie  '��� NelsoirMinlug Division,  This action is taken under Seetion 11 of Chapter 45, bf the statutes of 1S1I9 and 'amendments of  1900. WILLIAM B. TOWNSKND,  Agunt for William Grlfllths.  LAND NOTIcie. ~~~~  Notice is.hereby given tliat thirty days aftor  date we, The Corporation ot the City of Nelson,  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to purohase  i for the purposes of the Corporation, the following  : described land in the District of West Kootonay,  'situate on the south bank of Kootenay river,  about ten milCB below Nelson: Commencing at a  postmarked "The City of Nelson's S.AV. corner,"  thence cast 30 chains, thence north 15 chains  to the Kootenay river, thence westerly along the  Kootenay rlv'or 30 chains, thence Rom tli is chains  to the placo of beginning.  THE COKPOUATION OF THR CITY OF-  NKLSON, By John Houston. Mayor.  December 12th, 1900.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To Geo. H. La-aimers, J. It. Chanson, or to  any person or persons 16 whom ho may have  transferred his intcrostun tho HaiSvcyJoy  mineral claim, ot Morning iMountainr;Nelsoii  Mining Division. .   ' ;      .  You are hereby notified that I have expended  One Hundred Dollars In laborand tiunraveinonrs  upon llio above mentioned, mineral 'claim,'lu  order tn hold said mineral claim under tlifi,  provisions of tho Minoral, Acli,-and if within  ninety days from' tho date of this notieo you fail  or refuse to contribute your' proportion of such  expenditure, together with all co 3ts of advertising, your interestjin said elaiiri���v'/illbeoometho  property of the subscriber, under, section four of  an Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Minoral  Act, l'JOO." SILAS '. H. OHOSi-i.  Dated this 12th day of DeceiiiiHa:, lflOO.  LAND  NOTICE.  Notieo is hereby given, that thirfty days after  date I intend to apply-to the chief teommissloner  of lands and works for permission to purchaso  the following described lands abol it two miles  west of the City of Nelson: Comn lenoing at a  post marked W. .T. Beaven's S. E.' Cornor Post  planted at S. W. corner post of H. Selous' purchased Lot G05, Group 1, on the higl i water line  on the west bank of Kootenay river, thence north  20 chains, thence west 20 chains, the nee south 20  chains, more or less to tho high wr iter line on  north bank of ICootonay rivor, thenco following  the meandering of the aforesaid riva r In an easterly direction '20 chains more or less ,lo point of  commencement. Containing 32 acre 9' more or  less. W. J. BlllLVEN.  Dated at Nulson t:��ls 21th day of I)ece| uvber, 190O.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF NELSON  __l__--I_J_���~  3STO-   85.  A By-Law granting to the Klcctrlc   Despatch  Messenger Company, Limited, the right and  privilege of exercising, operating and maintaining a District .Telegraph i and'-Messenger  System and Sorvice in the City of Nelson:  The Municipal; Council: of the>Corporation of  the City of Nelson (hereinafter called "the Council"), in council asssemblcd, enacts as follows:  1. Subject to the fulfillment of tho terms, conditions, and.; provisoes .-.-.licreiuafUii' contained,  wlilch terms, conditions and'.'provisoes and the  due fulfillment thereof,-^.aro to bo taken as conditions precedent to the.enjoyment of, the rights,  Sowers- and privileges-herebygranted, tho-said  ilectric Despatch Messenger Company. Limited,  .and its successors and assigns (hereinafter called  tlie' "Company"); are hereby.granted the right  and pi ivilege of erecting and maintaining poles  subject:Vto the ��� direction-of the Council and of  stringing, stretching, laying,- maintaining, repairing and operating wires,, cables and conduits  over, under, upon, along and. across any and all  streets; and lanes ofithe.City of >Noison, and*of  constructing,-equipping,"operating and maintaining a'Distfict Telegraph and-Messenger System and Servicc'in the.Cir.y of Nelson.  2. The said Company shall-erect and maintain  such poles, and; string, stretch,*Iay and maintain  such wires, cablesarid-conduits in such a manner  as not to interfere with theiull and unobstructed  .use of.itheistreets-'and-:lah'esof.:said City, and  shall place suchipoles at such points and shall  stretch .such wires .at.such-heights as shall be  properly;designated; by the Council of the said  City of^Nelsoni/.uSuch .-pblCs shall be neatly  dressed in a,: manner satisfactory to the Council,  and shall not be less than 35 feet in height above/  street grade and shaU.be painted-as directed by  the Council.-*^ .'..:.vry:/:s..::^sK-^ ���;'.-  3. It. shall be lawful for the Council at anytime to give, the* Company i-leaye"?; to - string its  -wires ;'on''ariy-poles;ior.in or along any conduits,  belonging to. the. said City of Nelson, upon such  terms'or conditions.'(if any) as may from timo  to time be agreed upon.   :-'���-. ��� .---,-  4. Whenever it shall .bo ncccessary for the  said Company;in constructing.-'repairing, altering or operating such system, to break or dig up  or in any manner disturbor; intcrforc with any  street or. laue.itshall -without.delay put such  street or lane in as good condition as it was before it was sd'brbken.-'dug upi-disturbed or interfered with, and-it- shall: forthwith remove  from such street or lane all surplus earth, stones  or rubbish or other material resulting therefrom.  5. Whenever any-person. Arm or corporation  -shall have obtained lawful authoi ity from the  Council, to.vremovo:.any building, structure-or,  edifice through or across any street or lane of the  said City of-Nelson; and the wires of the Company* shall' obstruct,:prevent or inttiforc with  such removal, the Company shallwithin twenty-  four hours after notice in writing from the Coun-  the City Engineer remove or raise such  itoalK "  *      '" '~~  cil or  ....   _      ._.���   wires so as to allow an unobstructed pass.'ige for  ouch building, structure or ediflco.;  li. Whenever it shall be necessary, in grading,  removing, altering or otherwise working upon  nny street, lane or sidewalk of the paid City, to  remove any pole, poles.cables, conduits or wires  belonging to the Company, the Company shall,  upon receiving twenty-four hours' notice from  the Council^ remove suoh pole, poles, cables,  conduits or wires; and if the Company shall neg-  _Ieet orirefu8e_so=tOido(.such==poleF poles, cables,-  conduits or wires may be remove- by tho Council at the expense of the Company, such expense  to be recoverable witlr costs from the Company  ia like manner as municipal taxes..  V. The Company shall commence tlie construction of -such-District-Telegraph and Messenger  System within two.mouths and' shall have the  suine in operation to the-satisfaction ot(the  Council wiihin'six months after the dato on  which this By-Law: shalUtake efl'ect and shall  keep tlie same in continuous operation thereafter, reasonable delays,on account of accidents  excepted.  8.. The, Company shall in the exercise of the  rights and privileges hereby granted operate Its  said system and maintain the same In such manner as tho Council may deem necessary for tho  protection of the-persons and property of Ihe  public."      .-��� *-' ,   ���  fl. The Company shall lie liable for and shall  Indemnify the City of Nelson for all damages  arlsJnffoutot the construction and operation of  its said system.  10. A contract, embodying the provisions hereof and covenants on tho part of .the Company to  conform to and fulfill all the matters and provisions hereby required of-'it shall be drawn and  shall be executed by tho City of Nelson and tho  Company within two months-after the date on  which this By-Law shall take effect.  il. This By-Law- shall -take efl'ect and be of  forco on and after the 28th dayof January, 1901.  12.   This By-Law may:bo cited oi tho "District  Telegraph By-Law No. &3."  NOTICE.  Tako notice that the. above is a true copy of  tho proposed By-Law upon which the volo of the  electors of the Municipality will, bo taken: For  the Eastward at tlio City Police Court, on Iho  cast sido of Josephine stroet, between Baker and  Victoria streets; for the West Ward at the ollicc  of tho Exohequer Gold Mining Company, on the  north side of Baker street, between Slanley and  Kootonay streets, in tho City of Nelson, on Thurs  day, the seventeenth dayof January, instant,  ���between the hours of 8 o'clock a. m. and 4  o'clock p. m. J.;K." STRACHAN,  City Cleik.  Nelson, IJ. C, January illx, IflOL   SHERIFF'S SALE,  lVoviucc -of  llritish   Columbia,   Nchoii, Wcit  .Kootenay, to wit:- . ,     ,        _      ,  By virtue of a.warrant of execution issued out  of the county court of Kootenay, holden at Nelson, at the suit of Robert. Heddio. plaintitl', and  to me directed against the goods and chatties of  James  Leouard  Stamford,-defendant,  I  havo  seized and taken in execution all the right, title  and Interest of the said James Leonard Stamford in about fourteen thousand two hundred  and fifty (H,2.'<0) shares, more or less, of the stock  of tho Venus Gold Mining Company, Limited,  non-personal liability;-to. recover   the   nam of i  three hundred and sixty-four dollars and twenty:  cents ($361.20K amount of said execution, besides :  sherifrsponndage, oflicers' foosandall other legal  incidental exponses; all of,which 1 shall expose  * for salo, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said judg- ���  mr-nt debt nnd costs, at my ofllco next to the  court house in the city of Nelson, B. C. on Monday, tho-1st day of January, A. D. 1901, at, the  hour of 11 o'clock In tho forenoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of the said defond-  ai)a',ed at Nelson, B. C. Hth dayof January,  1901  '   S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootenay.  ees, i  all of'  SHERIFF'S SALE.  ProWnco of 'British Columbia, Nelson, West -*  **��� Kootenay, to wit:  By virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias issued oul  of the Supreme Court of British Columbia at the-  suit of Bank of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to me  directed against tbe goods and-chattels of the  Fisher Maiden Consolidated Alining and Smelling Company, defendants. I have seized aud  taken in ONecutionall the right, title and interests of the said defendants," the Fisher Maiden  Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company, iu ���  the mineral claim known as and called "Troy"  and in the,mineral claim known as'and called  "St. Helena," situated on Four-Mile Creek, about,  seven miles from its mouth, being re-locations of  the mineral claims. "Fisher Maiden" and "Silver-  ton" respectively, both recorded in the office of  tho Mining Recorder for the Slocan Mining Division of t he west Kootenay District, on t he Kith day  of July, ft.. D . 1900, to recover the sum of Fifteen  Thousand Six Hundred and One "Dollars.  (flS.COl.OO) and also interest on Fifteen Thousand ���  Fivo Hundred and Ninety Seven -Dolla s and'"  Fifty Cents (815,097.S0) at six per centum'per''annum from the 1th day of January, 1901. until pay  -ment; besides Sheriff's poundage, officer's fees  and all other legal incidental, expenses : all o  which I shall expose for sale or sufficient thereof  I to satisfy.saidjudgment. debt and- costs at' the  front of my ofllce, next to-the Court House.' in  the City-of Nelson. B, C.'. on Thursday, tho 24th "  day of January, 1901, atthe hour of eleven o'clock  in iho forenoon. , *  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy them-., ���  solves as to interest and title of the said.' defend-.  ants. . s _;-*.'  Dated at New Denver the 12th day of January,  1901. - . ..       ,  S. P. TUCK.  -Sheriff of South Kootenay,  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF NELSON  APPLICATIONS WANTED.  -The 'Undersigned'.has-.;been.'authorized by  resolution of the city council to ask for applications for the position of chief of the Fire Department of the City of Nelson. Applicants will  state ago, nativity, experience and where,  whether married or single, and give recommendations from - chief of- department where  now employed and from underwriters. Mark  applications: "Application for Chief of Fire Department." nnd address  J. K. STRACHAN, City Clerk, Nelson. B, C.  Dated January 2nd, 1901,  LAND- LEASE NOTICE.  y  <y  Notice is hereby given, that within sixty days  after tho dale of this notice, I intend to apply to  the assistant commissioner of- lauds and works,  at Nelson, for a lease of the following described  land, for the purpose of opening up and working  stone quarries, situate about two jnilOR in an  easterly direction from tho City of Kaslo, West  Kootenay District:  Commencing ata post planted on I he lake shore  marked "J. A. Knaut'sN. AV. corner," runniiiK  thence east twenty chains; thenco south twenty  chains; thence west twenty chains, more or less  to thelakeshore; thence north along the lake shore  to the point of commencement; and containing  forty acres more or less. J. A. KNAUF.  Dated December 19th, 1900.  TBADE3  UNIONS.        _~  >Of  THEreg  aro  NKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. 90. W. F. cf  M.���Meets ln miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  .Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. 'Visiting mem  hers .weloome. -M. R. Mowatt, President; Jame  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale of Waqm  fob NKLBON Distbict���Por shift, machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,  carmen, sbovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The rei  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Lai  Couuoll will be held In the miners', union hall,  oorner ot Victoria and Kootenay streots, on tha  first and third Thursday of each month, ab  7.30 p.m. Q. J. Thorpe, President, J. H. Matheson, Secretary.  jular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  _.- jeld on Wednesday evening or each  week, ab 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union ball cornor Victoria and Kootenay streets. Cbarle-i  Clayton, Prosident.   .lohn MeLeod, Secretary.  ARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. So. 196. of  tlio International Journeymen Harbors Union of America, meets every lirst and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay Btreets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially Invited to  attend. If. McMahon, president: J. H. Matheson, sccrelaiy-trcasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secrotary.  ABORKRS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  toctivo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., moetsjn   .ern"    "    kerand  at 7:30 p,  can   F<  James Mathow, President.  cording secretary.  regular  _   _ Is hold  tho first and third Fridays in eaoh month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30,sharp. J' H. Atillward,  President; Will J. Hatch, Secrotary.  OOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION-Regular  meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of oach month, at 8o'clock in Miners' Union  hall. Visting brethem cordially invited. C. F.  Boll, president; J. R Forestall, secrotary  treasurer.  LASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172,.meet/H- every Monday evening In tha  Elliot block, cornor Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'clook.   J.  D. Mover,  president: William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 010.  John.Roberts, re  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho  mooting of the  Painters'  Union  lthird  &  FRATERNAL  SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE. NO. 28. A. V. _ A. M.  Meets second Wednesday ln each month.  Sojourning brethren lnvlbed.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge. No  26, Knights of Pythias, meets ln I. O. O. F.  HaU, oorner Baker and Kootenay streets, overy  Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock. visiting Knight-  -cordially Invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquette. K. of H. & 3.  .    ���  NKLSON L. O. L., Nc 1(192. meets to I. O. O. P.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay streets,  lab and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  bretheru cordially invited. W. W. Bradley, W,  M , A, Minty. Beoordlng-Seoretary. THE  TRIBttjm Nlpe^Bre:, THURSDAY JANUARY IT 1901  ���I v  Assayers Supplies  We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  our  prices  are   reasonable.~~-"^Y^-~T=^^  We are British Columbia Agents for        _*���  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH 6c SON'S BALANCES  SMITH 6c THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  & CO.  NELSON,   B. C.  NOTICE.  W. F. TEETZEL  VICTORIA   BLOCK  .. 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  1 and can ensure satisfaction.   See our magnificent lines  . of fancy vests.   The very  latest in style and pattern.  The Nelson Clothing House  the  103  Notice is hereby given that in virtue of the Act of  Dominion Parliament, 63 and 64 Victoria, Chapter  and Chapter 104, the name  of  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OF HALIFAX  will be changed to  teuelRb _al JSanfe of Canada  from and after  the Second day of January,  ���       .     E.  1901.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  L.  PEASE,  General Manager.  �����__*#'  217 AND 219 BAKER STREET. NELSON.  m  from 75e to $3.50.  For the balance of this month we are offering special reductions in  Carvers, Ladies Companions and Nickle-Plated Copper Ware.  Lawrence Hardware Co.  STRAWBERRY   ..  RASPBERRY    ..   .,  TORONTO  JAMS  Put up in  BISCUIT  BLACK   CURRANT  RED CURRANT  51b Tins by the  & CONFECTIONERY CO.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOON A. IRVING _ CO.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  : Inside Doors 'v  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish!  local aud coast.  Flooring  :; local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed. Lumber  of all kinds.  U WHAT TOO WANT ia NOT IN BT001E  .   WE WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND BET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKE STRKKTS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HRNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine 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.  Removal Sale  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable -Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  O/llee on  "Raker fcilroct, west, of Stanley SI root  V. NKLSON.  O. D. d. CHRISTIE  General Broker  FIRE INSURANCE  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  Agent for tlie Canada Life Assurance Co.  For Sale  C Room House Silica street ?2,1G0.00  2 25-Foot Lois on Observatory Rlreet     (iOO.OO  l.fiO-.EootJbot-Oii.Rolwon street .'���jO.OO  li Room House on Mill sii-cet  1,900.1.0  For Rent.  7 Room House $30.G0  0 Room House  2.5.00  5 Room House  15.00  A Ground-Floor Ofllce  25.00  See my list of Real Kstato.  MONEY TO LOAN  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Alderman Selous was sworn in  at' the city hall yesterday morning,  and now only one member of the  new council remains to take the  oath���alderman -Hamilton.,  Miss Ida Jackson.of Silica street  received a fall last night that may  result seriously. On her way home  she was run into and knocked down  by a boy who was coasting on the  sidewalk.  Ratepayers should nob forget  that the bylaw granting a franchise  for a district messenger service is  to be voted .on today. East ward  ratepayers vote in tlie police court  room on Josephine street, and those  of the West ward vote iu the Ward  building on West Baker" street.  Arrangements are being made by  local parties to. have Albani appear  in Nelson about April 18th. Albani, who is under tlie management  of A. E. Harris of Montreal, is one  of the world's most famous sopran-  ists. She and her company are at  present making a'successful tour of  the old country. .*���. -  A test demonstration of the new  dry compound fire extinguisher will  be given at 3 o'clock this afternoon  ou-the vacant.lot at the foot of  Stanley street. It is claimed for  this new invention that ic will extinguish an incipient oil fire having  20 feet of flames.  The dance that *was announced  to be given' by Mr. and Mrs. Riblet  at the Phair last night was postponed, owing to the illness of' Mrs.  Riblet's father.  'Arrangements lire being made  for,the operatic society ball, which  is to be held iitJ,he opera house on  Friday evening, J.anuary 2!5th.  Mayor and Mrs. Fletcher have consented to become patrons of it. A  meeting of the ladies' committee  will be held at the residence of  Mrs. W. J. Ooepel at 11 o'clock this  morning to arrange further details.  All lady members of the society are  invited to be present.  The provincial secretary has published a notice changing the sit;  tings of the supreme court, at Nelson foiTthe trial of civil cases from  February 4 th to February Gth,  1901." Along with this is also given  a supreme court rule in the following words: "All notices of trials  andmotious-given-for-the- sitting-  of the supreme court at Nelson  fixed for February 4th shall be  good for the sittings of the court  which will be held on February  6th."  noon and the score between the two  sides now staads 08   to   59.    Only  one game remains to be   played, it  being betweoin.the   rinks of which  William   Richardson   and Thomas  Lillie   are   skips.   The   players of  yesterday's game which resulted in  a tie arc:  Dr. "Morrison Y .     O. S. Ncwling  A. R. Sherwood , D. Murra/ -  Dr. Armstrong - I'. Wilson  Frank Fletchor, skip 8    H. Goodeve, f kip 8  A scratch game was played be-  tween��two scratch rinks of which  .the skips were F. A. Tamblyn, aud  .T. H. Weir, Ibhe former being victorious the seoi'e being 13 to 8." At  S o'clock this evening a meeting of  the club will be held at the rink  when probably other games will be  scheduled. "  During the evening W. Mc-  Dougal aud R._, McLean both of  Kaslo were entertained at a game.  The game was an interesting one  and resulted in a tie. The score and  line up of the players was as follows:  R. Rlnl      , - Dr. S.odda-1  W. McDougal .       C. WiUon  R. McLean 1\ Wilson  J. Rae, skip 12 .1. Wallace, skip 12  Another game waa also played between the rinks" of which Messrs.  Richardson and W^Hey were skips,  resulting in a victory by four points  for tlie forraej. ".,  isrBx.sojsr  KASLO  SANDON"  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TELEPHONK 27 * store. Corner Bakor and Josephine Sticet  team to play Rossland will be  'elected. Arrangements are being  made for a game to be played between the hardware and grocery  clerks in the near future.-  KNI&HTS  OP  PYTHIAS  BALL.  success  without  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  AotIt a. U LENNOX. Holloltor. Nelaon B.  O  CHINA HALL  NELSON'S HIGH SCHOOL WILL  We carry  line of  a complete  CHINA, CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  BAR FIXTURES  COOKING UTENSILS  We are  removing to our new  -premises, but can fill all orders  entrusted to us during the next  ten days.  Canada Drug & Book Co.  JUmitod.  McFarland & Brockman *;.  First Door West of G. P. ty. Offices  BAKER STREET.  LADIES1 TRIWjMED H_\TS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  "     JOSEPHINE STBEET.   ...  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  BoardlnK and Day School for GlrlH. Will reopen January 15th. Tornifl modorutv. For term i  and prospectUM apply lo  MADAMQISELLE KERN. Principal.  Be Opened, at Once.  Within a Cow months a, high school will bo established in Nelson. The advantages to this city  of a high -school can hardly be estimated. Students will throng in from tho various parts ot  Kootonay, with the hope of securing the best  education possible within a reasonable distance.  Further, a high school here means immeasurable  development of Intellectual growth of the inhabitants, n, desire to hear and read everything new  in literary and Ecieutillc circles. Indeed.it inay  muan a higher standard of political morality and  give an impetus to tho reception and absorption  of new ideas ip matters of art. '    v  ':' Tlie above from the Economist is  true as to the benefits of - the loeac  tion of a high school atYNelson; but  Nelson will not have to wait  "months" for the establishment of  the school, j The boai'tl of school  trustees have been instructed to  hire a principal and open the school  at once. They have the school  room fitted up in temporary quarters in the. Central School building,  aud have written to the department  of education at Victoria to send  them a principal, Q9 they did not  wish to break up the present teachr  ing staff of the public' school *at  Nelson, which they believe is one of  the best in the province. The high  school will be opened as soon as a  principal for it can be secured.  YESTERDAY'S   CURLING.  Two interesting gaines were  played by the Nelson curling club  at the rink yesterday. Another of  the series of the charity tournas  ment was played during the af ter-  The first annual ball given by  ���the officers and members of Nelson  Lodge No." 25 Knights of- Pythias,  which was held at Fraternity hall  lust evening was'a decided  m, every resjiect. It; was  doubt one of tlie inost enjoyable  gatherings ever held in the city.  Nearly 200 invited:gn'ests were'pre-  seut, and all enjoyed themselves  exceedingly. The"'hall was elaborately decorated, streamers'of numerous flags liiaug. in many loops,  being attached to"''the-ceiling and  walls/ The walls were also further  adorned with flags and red, white  and blue bunting.'. To add to* the  appearance of the' rpom, ��� there was,  at the north ericVa. large banner  containing the name of thesorder,  and in large letters tlie word-".Welcome," underneath .being the emblems of the order, set off by^a red,  white and blue background.  The ladies present wore pretty  and costly evening dresses. The  patronesses_of_the_baiywere:_]\Ii,s..  William It-vine, Mrs. J. J. Malone,  Mrs. J. A. Paqu'atte, Mrs. H. Stevens, Mrs. J. P. Thompson, and Mrs.  O. A. Nelson. Excellent music was  furnished by Millward's orchestra,  consisting of six pieces.  At the midnight hour a tempting  repast of turkey.and other delicious  things were served to the guests by  tho members of the order, aided by  tho executive committee, consisting  of L G. Nelson, William Irvine and  .1. A. Paquette.  The success of the event was  largely due to the'reception committee, which left nothing undone  which might detract from its success. This committee consisted of"  P.J.Bradley, T. Lillio, H.M.Vincent, H. Stevens, W. .T. Caldwell  and R. W. Thompson.  The Nelson branch of the Knights  of Pythias order is comparatively  young, yet its membership' is now  over the 100 mark. Applications  for membership are being recorded  at each meeting, and it bids fair in  shqi't time to become one of the  strongest order in the city,  Hockey .Match' with Rossland.  The Nelson hockey club received  word today from the Sandon team  stating that it would be impossible  for that team to play here tomorrow night as was arranged. It is  probable that the Sandon team will  come to Nelson about the last of  this month. The secretary of the  club was also notified that the Rossland team had decided to play here  on Monday night next. This will  be tho first big game of the season,  and as the Nelson boys have been  doing considerable pr*cticing they  ought to stand a good show of winning. A practice game will be held  tomorrow evening, after which a  Reward is Recalled.  ��� Toi'EKA, January 16.���Governor  Stanley decided tonight that he  .would not issue an offer of a reward for the arrest of tlie perpetrators of yesterday's negro burning, in Leavenworth. "It will be  absolutely of no use to issue the  offer," said the governor. "If the  guilty, persons were- arrested they  would havei.���to undergo the first  trial in Leavenworth "county, and  on account of the present condition  o. public sentiment there it would  be absolutely useless to attempt to  prosecute anybody there for the  crime."  The Money Lender's Fortune.  London, January 17. ��� Samuel  Lewis, the money lender and usurer,  who died Sunday, left ��4,000,000,  all of which goes under his will to  his widow, with the exception of  J-200,000, which is divided among  relatives. In his will Lewis expresses a desire that his widow  should give in her own name-��400,-  000. to provide dwellings for the  poor" of all creeds, ���250,000 to the  prince of Wales hospital fund,  ,��100,000" to the Jewish board of  guardians of Loudon, and ��200,000  to various hospitals. ,���   .**.  Public-Spirited David.  David Mark Carley is riot only a  politician and philosopher, but is a  public-spirited citizen', _as *_ well.  Reading in The Trihune yesterday  morning that Rossland's pbstoflice.  receipts last year amounted to ,'a  few dollars more than Nelson's, he  remarked to a friend:."Had.-I .imagined such would be' the 'result, T  would have added a few'more pages  to the Economist, and the additional  weight for postage would have  been more than sufficient to have  placed Nelson's receipts 'in tlie  lead."       ' .  It Counts in Results  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Mice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs  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 10        a K-W-C Baker Street  . SMILING .  PERSONAL.  J. B.Bell wiio arrived in the city  ���yesterday from Winnipeg is registered at the  Tremont'.  .1. G. Wilson of Winnipeg, who is  connected with the Lake of  the Woods Milling  Company is".in the citron n business trip.  George 13. Fish andG.B. Mathews  both of Spokane are registered at the Phair.  George Skeldring of-MacLeod arrived in Nelson last evening, coming by the  Crow's Nest Pass.   He is stopping at the Phair.  A. Wheeler of Kaslo is in the city  . on private business. r   ARE THE FEET   -  THAT ARE  WEARING OUR.  DONGOLA,  KANGAROO, OR   ..  BOX CALF SHOES  We  have provided styles  all shapes of feet.  for  Mail 0ordersyreccivc .prompt-  ' "attention.  Neelands Shoe Co.  -fa_T~_n___n_i___vt__vz__u\_n^  \THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  1 No. .4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C. -     B"  ��� t   - -      ,     Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling- Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property lor sale are requested to send samples of their ore (o the  Exchange for exhibition.   AVe desire to hear from all prospectors who have pre  claims in llritish Columbia.  roraising mineral  James A.   Macdonald,   the well  known barrister bf Rossland arrived in  the city  last evening on legal business.  The Nineteenth  Gentury   ..   ..  is now a thing of the past. I  It was remarkable for its  great inventions and the  progress   made in^ every  branch ot thought and of j  commerce. The twentieth  century is to be noted for I  - the building up of a great j  and reliable jewelry business in Nelson, B, C, by j  T. H. Brown.  Prospectors and mining men are requested to make tlie Exchange their headquarters when  in Nelson.  All samples should be sent by express. Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.  Address all communications to  ^Teleplfdno-ior^ ^ANDREW^F��� ROSENBERGERr  P. O. Box 700  Nelson, B. C  iX__XX_II__lXlIlX_ll__I_II_TIII_lI__lX_Xn_l-���-i_X���ITU rTTTTtlTTTTTTTT-rr-r���TTTT ��� "| T 1U��  WINTER CLOTHING  ��� ������  -at Great Discount Prices  OVERCOATS offered  NOBBY  at from 10 to 25% Discount.  WINTER SUITS, All-Woo! and Serges, at  from 10 to 25% Discount.  If Brown said so, It's right.  BROWN  Always willing- to show Goods.  No trouble.   Every Garment Guaranteed.  THEO.  MADSON,   Baker Street.  JEWELER.  Baker Street,  NELSON  Home Grown  Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs  Vines, Bulbs, Hedge Plants and Seeds.  Extra choice stock of Paacb, Apricot, Plurn,  ("���berry and Prune Tree3. New importation of  ���first-class Rhododendrons, Roses, Glimatus, Bay  Trees, HollieB, etc.��� .  80,n00 to "choose from. No agents or commission to pay. No fumigation or inspec' ion charges.  Greenhouse plants, agricultural implements, fertilizers, beo supplies, etc, Largest and most  complete s'osk in tho province. Send for-catalogue bpfore plapinij your oi'd^vd.   Address  RJ, J; HENRY, Vancouver* B.C.  White Xaahor Only. ���  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangers.  GAS  FIXTURES  The Cabinet Gigar Store  ft. B. MATTHEW, Proprietor.  Headquarters for  "CARAMEL"   "POMMERY"  "SMILAX"   "VIRGIN   GOLD"  Smelting and Pipes.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best' value for the money ln the marketi  for all. purposes.  tbrms cash     W. P. ���TnoiNBtT. General A_ent>  Telephone UT.    Offloe with C. D. J. OhrlatJe.  TENDERS WANTED.  Tenders will be received until Friday, the 18th  instant, for lathing and plastering 900 yards;  whitelUiish and-furnish material. Address P.  O, BoxeriaNeleo***.,  We have just  received a  large  shipment of  Gas Fixtures Finished in   -  Oxidized Copper and Brass  Which we shall dispose of at  cost, also Billings "Non-Mantle"  Gas Burners.  KOOTENAYELECTRIC  SUPPLY& CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, B. C.  O.W. West & Co.  COAL. I      WOOD!  MAS'  Hard Coal  Anthracite  | Crow's Nest  I Coal  DBUVBB-IID  $10.75  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY. Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied-  by cash. ���.    - -  Office:  Corner of. Hall  and Baker Streeta,  TELEPHONE 33.

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