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Array ��� J-l  i A  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON: TUESDAY MORNING; J AN UAH Y 8  1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  Bill MINING DEAL IS HANGING FIRE  Intending  Purchaser  Has  the Money  Ready,  but the  Owners Cannot Agree Among Themselves.  TRANSFER WOULD MEAN MUCH TO GOAT RIVER DISTRICT  Au important mining deal affecting the Whito Gronso section is on  the verge of being closed up in Nelson today. It is in connection -with  tho transfer of fourteen claims in  the White Grouse basin, owned by  Mrs. Jennie E. Harris, of Kaslo, and  others. The property was bonded  Angus), last to Philip Corcoran, of  San Francisco, the representative,  of California and New York capitalists. The bond called for tho payment of $125,000, the first payment  of $10,000 falling due on Saturday  last. On that date Mr. Corcoran  was in Neleon and the money for  the payment was in tho bank. A  hitch occurred at tho last minute  through- a disagreement arising  among the owners of the property,  culminating finally in tho suit of  Fisher .vs. Harris, started yesterday  in the supreme court.  . lb is expected that the owners  will'settle the matter among themselves at an early date and that the  ileal will  be completed  before the  ��� end of the week by the transfer of  ���- the cash referred to.    The" report is  ��� also current that the deal will take  the form  of  a  purchase   outright  . within the next few months.  The matter is of more than ordinary interest in mining circles because the completion of tlie deal  ' means the introduction of another  strong corporation into'British Columbia. The syndicate which has  "taken the bond iu question includes  W. II. Beard*-, a New'York'City millionaire who is at the.head of tho  affaira-rjiu- the -east,, '-and-- president -  Bnrris of the San Mae to,* California,  . bank, and a director of the Red-  . wood City bank, Santa Cruz county, who is tho principal man among  the western parties interested.  - They now operate mining properties in Mexico, California and Nevada. Their representative, Philip*  Corcoran, has a wide experience in  mining fields on both sides of the'  world, and it was on the strength  of his representations that the big  Broken HiU'mine in West Australia  was sold a few years ngo, from  which the purchasers haAre _inco  taken $3,000,000 worth of ore.  In August last Mr. Corcoran visited Nelson and was induced to look  ���over-the���White-Grouse_section_of=  the Goat River mining division.  Tlie result was the bonding of the  Harris property and other propositions of which further details will  he to hand "later.  Mr. Corcoran expects that the  owners will patch up their differences within a few days, and that  he will be able to secure a clear  title, make''.the first payment of  $10,000 and get away to complete  arrangements,-for opening up the  property. ;v .'���;"������  The syndicate has mapped out a  comprehensive program of development, and will lose no time iivplac-  - ing the property on a producing  basis. - A compressor plant is to be  installed on tlio completion of a  wagon road, and it is proposed to  use power in all branches of the  work.' After closing the bonds last  summer about live tons of ore from  the property were mined, carefully  sorted and packed out to secure a  (smelter test. Small consignments  were made to the Nelson and Trail  smelters, similar institutions at  Omaha, Nebraska, Denver, Colorado, and the big Selby plant at San  Francisco. With a variation of a  few cents the samples went 8 to 10  per cent copper,-$5 to $12 in gold  and 17 toJiS ounces in silver.  The veins on the property are 10  to 30 feet in width. The ore requires smelter treatment, and one  of the principal items oh"the syndicate's Lprog raiii. is ; the construction  of a smelter to handle tne ores from  their Own and other, properties in  ��� the district.  This feature'is naturally more or  less a matter of the future, but according to Mr. Corcoran hi-* people  stand ready to carry out the scheme  to its fullest extent, and further, to  construct a railroad line to connect  the White Grouse basin with the  < Crow's Nest road, in the event of  the' C, P. not building their projected line into the country.  In referring to tho possibilities of  tlio niining industry of tho Kootenays M.r. Corcoran gives it as his  opinio7_^!?**5__in comparison with  Mexi(*^^^?/a}f^^Vi,temala and  vario*ii^30|f^>|f^Jr#VMOn where  he has-opoWE-SS^^l^ has surpassed in promise ^t-Svoutlook iu  the Kootenays. * .   >.   ���  THE FIRST STEPS TAKEN TO  Open the Land Registry Office.  H. P. Macleod left last night for  "Victoria to enter the oflice of the  minister of lands and works for the  purpose of acquiring tho routine of  work in the laud registry branch,  presumably to acquaint him with  his future duties as registrar at  Nelson. Prior to his departure Mr.  Macleod '..went- through the local  office building for the purpose of  seeing thti-'everything was in shape  as when the contractor turned it  over. The strongopoint about tho  building is that it is guaranteed to  be fireproof. , From the exterior  the appearance of the building is  unpretentious, aud the same may  be said of the interior. The heavy  stone walls and floors laid' in cement throughout ran away -with  the best part of the $12,000, but it  is claimed for the building that  none of the contents will ever be  destroyed by fire, a point of- paramount importance in view of the  value of- the documents on file. The  main -entrance, is -protected by,a  folding steel door in addition to the  ordinary iinished door, and all the  windows are backed up by steel  shutters, which makes the office  burglar proof save against explosives. The arrangement of the  floor space provides for a large  office at tho rear of the building,  with four private offices opening  from the hall leading thereto. The  system of registration "to be used  includes a number of the best features of tho Torrens system. No  date has beeu fixed for the opening  of the office, but it is presumed  that a couple of months will elapse  before business will be commenced.  Will Go After Yuengling.  Frederick D. Yuengling, the  Rossland brewery salesman who is  alleged to have defrauded his employers to a considerable amount, is  to be brought back for trial. On  Thursday morning W. II. Bullock-  Webster, chief of provincial police,  leaves for New York via the C. P.  R. for the purpose of securing  Yuengling, who will be turned over  to-, him by the United States  authorities. Constable Wilson of  Creston will also go along, and the  trip will take two weeks. Yuengling held a position of trust in  Rossland and cut a wide swath in  politics and society. Ifc is asserted  that he engineered the famous banquet to Joseph Martin when that  statesman made his "white-shirted  hoboes" speech. The parties interested in securing Yuengling's arrest  located him last, spring in New  York, where his father is a wealthy  brewer. He was apprehended and  extradition ;���'..- proceedings were  started in August last. The extradition was fought to the last ditch,  but on December 1st the prisoner  was tried before a United States  commissioner and committed to  extradition. On Monday word was^  received that the secretary of state  for the United States had decided  to surrender Yuengling and would  hold him at New York until Janu*-  ary 22nd. The arrangements for  the trip were then completed.  Appointment Gives Satisfaction.  Santiago De Cuba, January 7.���  The announcement today of the appointment of colonel Samuel Whiteside, to be a brigadier-general of  the volunteers, caused widespread  satisfaction, owing to his popularity  among Cubans, Americans and foreigners here. All the military and  civil officers, the civil governor and  his staff, and the government employees in a body, have heartily  congratulated him upon a well de  served promotion, and the employees of the sanitary department  liave presented to him a handsome  silver service. The Cubans are  greatly'satisfied, and all press comments are favorable. There was a  feeling of humiliation at the fact  that the district had been left  under the command of an officer of  lower rank than a brigadier. General Whiteside has received a congratulatory dispatch from the governor; general Wood, and many officers in the island, as well as from  senators, members of the house of  representatives and friends in the  United States.  Decided Against the Company.  Washington, January 7. ��� The  supreme court today" decided the  case of the Liverpool, London &*  Globe Insurance Company vs.  Kearney , & Wyse, involving the  validity of the clause in a fire insurance policy requiring the assured  to keep an inventory of his effects  in a fire proof compartment, and  holding'tho policy void if not done.  Kearney <fc Wyse were hardware  dealers in Ardmore, and lost their  inventory. The circuit court of appeals decided that this occurrence  did not invalidate the policy, and  the supreme court affirmed" this  opinion.   CHINA REFUSES  TO  SIGN  ACTION  IS BASED ON  ALLEGED  OBJECTION  OF VICEROYS.  Another. Move in the Game to Secure  Time Which May Embarrass  The Powers,  Pekin, January 7.���The reports  that   the   Chinese   court   had   instructed the Chinese peace envoys  to refuse to sign the joint note of  the powers to China is confirmed.  The court referred .to , the' objec-  j =>������  -tionsxrof-.-southern-c viceroys,*-- which  -are the same as the court have.  Prince Ching, however, informed  the court that.it was too .late, and  a further reply from the court is  expected shortly.  Shang-Hai, January 7. ��� Sir  Ernest Satow, British minister to  China,.has proposed to the other  foreign envoys the draft of a commercial treaty with China, based  on the following conditions: First  ���Freedom for all coasting vessels.  Second���Freedom for all vessels on  inland waters, especially the Yang  tse Kiang. Third���Permission to  import foreign salt. Fourth ���  ^Adoption-of~regnlations~encourag--  ing Chinese investments in foreign  countries. Fifth���Steps extending  Chinese products and imports.  Sixth���Protection of treaty ports.  The draft has not been accepted by  tho powers, and discussion will  ensue on it. Bigoted court officials,  it is reported, still raise objections  to signing an acceptance of the joint  demands.       _______  London, January 7.���The British  foreign oflice considers the reported  agreement between Russia and  China, regarding the Manchurian  province of Feng Tien, as probably  referrin**- to military measures of a  temporary character. There is  nothing in the possession of the  foreign oflice to show tliat any such  agreement has the sanction of Russia and China. Iii the opinion of  the foreign office there is likely to  be a great deal more discussion before theChineseimperial.persor.ages  fiaally agree to the penalties insisted upon by the powers.  Pekin, January 7.���This afternoon agreements identical for each  nation were presented. to prince  Ching. Those close to prince Ching  and Li Hung Chang say they have  decided to sign,; even if they lose  their heads, -without regard to the  latest ordei*s'y|i;om the court.  Others, who areapparently equally  close, say they will not sign" immediately, asserting also that there  are two factions surrounding the  court, equally strong, and that it  would be impolitic for the Chinese  plenipotentiaries at present to act  for themselves.  London, January 8.���"The United  States government has proposed to  the powers," says the Washington  correspondent of the Daily Mail,  "to transfer the Chinese negotiations from Pekin %o Washington."  CHIEF OF POLICE REPORTS  Making 315 Arrests'in 1900.  Chief of police Jarvis has made  his report for the-year 1900 to the  police commissioners, and the report was read tii "the council meeting last night. /-It is as follows:  Report of Chief of Police.  To the Police Commissioners, Nelson:  Sirs���I have the honor to submit  this my report for the year 1900.  The cases;brough"fc before the police  magistrate-areas follows:   -  Hiirglary .'       fi  Housebreaking .' '.       1  Attempt to iiiimlei-       1  Tlipft from tho person       3  Thoft :    20  Po-sesslon of stolen pt'oporly    A,'son '..'.   .-.     1      ]  Abduction *. *���       1  Fraud ���   0  (Jam ing concealed weapoim   Pointing a pUtol .'..:...::.'.       1      1  Forgery .-       3  PrnnkB '. ' ���.*.   .....*-.. ..131  Vagrants '.'.'���      fl.**  Assault *.    19  Mi'-ehieC       3  Indecent exposure        1  Disturbances  .- '    20  Cruelly to animals        1  Breach of game laws...'.   o  Broach of bylaws' *....*   .  .. :... 40  Non-support   .*  InMMiliy    5  Owning a dangerous dog     i  I beg to state, that this.-number  of cases are S3", in excess of those  tried in 1899;'and]'the fines amounting to $2218:25 exceed .those of 1899  by. $891.45. y* ..j;  ' I" may state-Tn''relation' to the  above-mentioned-crimes that" fonr  meu? convicted ~.bf "burglarly are  serving- terms, of three-*to seven  years in the provincial penitentiary.  Two men ���'convicted of stealing  from the' person are serving terms  of two years, - one" man " is serving  three years-for, theft, and.-_bne man  for attempt to murder isJ.serving a  term of-five years. ���'_ -   -, y  ' The only-serious offences- which  havo not-been dealt with are,':..One  of burglary from a wharehoust\  when-** two. cases of liquor were  stolen ; one of wrecking a house  with explosives ; one"of, breaking a  window-and stealing revolvers from  a second-hand '.s tore ; and several  petty thefts of,-.goods_hanging' outside of stores"after-dark.'"* So far  no trace of^tli^offenders^ has 'been  obtained.        ���      -**       ;     ^   ,(**,  Little or no crime has' been committed by citizens of Nelson, the  offenders being ex-jail birds or bad  characters "drifting into' the  city,  I have the honor to be, sirs, your  obedient servant,   *  W. R. Jarvis, chief of police.  Nelson December 31st, 1900.  The total number of arrests is 83  in excess of the number made in  1899, and the fines collected amounted to $2248.25, or $819.45 iu excess  of the fines collected in 1899. Four  men were convicted of burglary  and are serving terms in the penitentiary. Two men convicted of  stealing from the person are also  sepying terms in the same place, as  is one man for attempt at murder.  The only serious offenses which  have not been dealt with are:  One of burglary from a warehouse, when two cases of liquor  were stolen; one of wrecking a house  with explosives; one of breaking a  window and stealing a revolver  from a second-hand store; and several thefts of goods hanging outside of stores after dark..... So far  no traces of 'the offenders have  been obtained. Little or no crime  ha^ been committed by residents of  Nelson, the offenders being ex-jail  birds and bad characters who  drifted into the .city. The police  force is made up of the chief and  two patrolmen, - with a special  policeman on at odd times. The  record is a very good one for tho  force.  THE CURLING  TOURNAMENT.  Two more games were played  last night in the president vs. vice-  president curling tournanhient. In  both matches the president's supporters carried^ off the honors, their  aggregate majority being 19"points.  This, with the.8 points lead, which  the president had secured prior to  last, night, gives his,:wing of the  club a comfortabjlo/m^ority of 27  points.    Last night's scores were:  PRESIDENT .,.i'VlCK-PRESIDEN*r  D. "R. Murray A. R. Sherwood  C. Morrison Dr. Armstrong  F.-J. Bradley H. Goodeve  W, Richardson, ekip 22. Frank FUjtcher, skip, 12,  C. E. Miller S. G, Campbell  R, R. Hedley J. G. Bunyau  J.F.Wer CO. Mills  J. H. Wallace, skip, 13. J. Rae, skip, .......... i  Total..... 35.        Total... 7.16.  The games remaining to be played  are as follows: President, Dr. Forin  vs. vice-president McLaughlin, and  president, Walley vs. vice-president, Grant. ��� -  After the game a meeting took  place to discuss   various business  matters. It was announced that  two rinks of Rossland players  would visit the city on Wednesday  for a friendly match. The visitors  will play two games in the afternoon aud meet two more local rinks  at night. The Nelson skips for the  afternoon games will be P. A. Tamblyn and W. Richardson, and. in  the evening Macleod and Rae. The  visitors ,will be banqueted at night,  and a committee consisting of F.  Fletcher, F. A. Tamblyn and John  Rae was appointed to arrange the  affair. F. A. Tamblyn and John  Rae were also appointed delegates  to represent Nelson at tho Kootenay Curling-Association's convention.    Go to Peru to Build Tramways,  Thomas McLean, a tramway man  who is well known in' the Sloean  and' Nelson districts, will superintend the erection of the tramway  which B.' C. Riblet is to construct  at Chimbote, Peru, for the Andes  Mining'' Company. Mr. McLean  leaves via San Francisco about  February 15th, aiid Mr. Riblet will  go over the ground in person,  leaving New "York about ^February  1st.  * \,  ANNEXATION   OF  BELGIUM  BOERS THREATEN INVASION IN FOBCE  They   Say   Dewet   Has  Sufficient  Influence   to  Incite  an  Insurrection  in  Cape  Colony.  - - j  MARTIAL LAW PROCLAIMED IN THE AFFECTED DISTRICTS  MILITARY COMMISSION SPRINGS  GREAT SENSATION.  That for the Proper Protection .of the  Country it Should be  Swallowed by France.  Picquetburg, January 7.���The  Boers boast that their present-incursion into Cape Colony is only a  light patrol, preparing for an invasion in force by general Dewet.  The hitter's influence over the Boers  is said to be so enormous that there  is no doubt but that his actual presence would result in an insurrection.  Cape Town, January 7.���At a  meeting of the Afrikander members of the Cape parliament, today,  it was resolved to send Messrs. J.  X. Merriman, former treasurer of  Cape Colony; J. _W. Sauer,' former  commissioner of public works; and  J. A. Hoffmeyer, to represent the  state of affairs in South Africa to  the government, the parliament  and the people of Great Britain.  ' Cape Town, January 7.���General  Brabant has arrived here to com-  $1  - ***vi  . _'-���>_ I  'jr'i'^.l  -yv^l  ���. 'A*J|5  *'&'yr  . -*-->!  plete the organization of the colon-   \T.Ti_  ial forces".    It is reported that l��">O0>--^|'j|  Boers are neariug tbe town ofvSun:-V* _;j  derland, aud that other parties are ' " *'  -close upon Richmond. The invaders"  are reported at  Calvinin, aud  are  expected  at Clan Williau within a'  few days.    Scouts ,report that the;  Boer commandos under Steinkamp,"'  in the  Bulferspoort district,."number  MOO.    Martial   law** has" beeri  proclaimed" at Calvinia, Clan William, Picquetberg,  Tulberg, Paarl  and Stelenboseh. *  London, January S.���In response'. '- ';.*'  to an appeal tof the princess of *r;->'V  Wales, for further contributions to '"y'.-N  the fund for the families'of the"'-1--/'/  men at the,front, W. W7 Astor has"* v'.y'  contributed .��5000.. * *'.V-*V^  Bloemfontein, January 7.���It is**-'"^  reported that an influential- com-'yy<*  mission is tobe formed-tointerview  general Dewet, Steyn," and other  leaders to explain lord Kitchener's  terms, and to. endeavor to induce  them to yield.      " "      ���"���   -'V,.  7*1  r   ���   "*a  ' '-M  -- y*l  Paris, January 7.���A dispatch  received here from Brussels says  the.military commission, which- is  studying the reorganization of the  defence of Belgium", has reported in  support'of * the government project,  which general Zurlinden, the former  French minister of war, proposed iii  1897; to -the .supreme.wp.r .council;  "thatFr ance* sH'otilU*4 a*onexrBel~_iu*ar,  and that the Belgian-minister at  Paris be notified. The dispatch  adds that Great Britain at this  time was indifferent, while Germany was inclined to acquiesce  regarding the suggested annexation as France's compensation for  .the loss of Alsace-Lorraine. The  statement has caused a sensation in  Belgium and has attracted  much  attention in France.  .Baron d'Annothen, the Belgian  minister here, in an interview denies that he had attributed such a  declaration to general '/urlinden.  He admits that he sent his govern-  -racnt���cutting3^froin_lnowspapers,_  making similar .assertions, but he  refrained from mentioning them.  He adds that throughout his career  he regards no incident tending to  effect the neutrality of Belgium,  except at the time of the French  war, and its schemes regarding the  left bank of the Rhine.  Brussels, January *t.��� The denials of the reported designs of  France upon Belgium havo been received with joy by the adversaries  of the military service, but with  incredulity by the' public and the  press.   Death Before Apostaoy.  London, January 7.���A- sister of  charity, writing from tho Maison  De Jesu at NingPo, November 29th,  describes the massacre at Nakiug  of 100 little boys. Some of them,  she says, were roasted alive in a  church. Others, led by a brother,  escaped to the orphanage outside  the city, but all were killed and  the place was burned. Despite  threats of torture and the most  painful deaths, apostacy was wonderfully rare.  Spain Talking Intervention.  Madrid, January 7.���The federal  republican party has introduced a  resolution in the senate, and the  chamber of deputies, declaring that  Spain should adhere to the lirst  proposal of .arbitration between  Great Britain and the two Boer  repuhlics, whether coming from  Holland or from some other power,  and that if no such proposal is  forthcoming Spain should take the  initiative.  Rounding Up the Editors.  Cape Town, January 7.���The editor of Onstand, the principal Afrikander newspaper, has been arrested on the charge of seditious  libel.  TWO APPLICATIONS HEARD  In Chamber by Judge Foi in.  Several matters of interest in  legal circles came up yesterday  at the court- house.. 'At the chamber sittings in the morning before  judge Forin two applications were  brought up. In McMillan vs.,Sand-  'Hands application was made for*an  order.requiring the plaintiff to give  the - defendants-Peck & Company  -particulars' ofhthe'fraud alleged-j a.  the statement of claim. ,. The.sum-  'mons was laid over.until after the  examination of the' defendant  Crawford. In Marino vs. Alexander  an order was made that the plaintiff  file affidavits as to the documents in  their possession relating to the  matters at issue in the action.  Two supreme' 'court .writs ' were  issued during, the day. /In-one  George If. Fisher of Rossland seekis  to secure a.declaration that he is a  half owner with Mrs. Jennie E.  Harris of Kaslo in the Phoenician  Fraction, tho Roseene and the  Maple Leaf mineral claims in the  White Grouse section  of the  Goat  -River-mining-division The_wi*it.  was issued by Macdonald & Johnson.  Taylor & Hannington issued a  writ on behalf of Fred Burns  against Edward Todd of this city,  F. C, Spearing of Princeton and N.  McLennan, of Ymir in which lie  asks the court for a declaration that  he is entitled to a sixth interest in  the Knobscott, Mount Virde, Chilli-  wack and Bell claims on Elliott  creek in the Similkameen country.  A grubstake by Burns to Spearing  is alleged.   Chief of Police Resigns.  Montreal, January 7.���The city  council has accepted the resignation  of chief of police Hughes, to take  effect ou July 1st. The chief had  been threatened with dismissal unless he resigned, and up to a few  minutes before the council met it'  was the intention of his friends to  fight the matter out. The chief  has been iu poor health lately, and  has*' lost control of the force, as  a competent chief should control  them. The chief sent in his resignation some time ago, aud then at  the request of the mayor withdrew  it.but found that the opposition in  the council was too great to run up  against.     *-   Stormy "Weather in Newfoundland.  St. John's, Newfoundland, January 7.���The weather continues  severe. This winter has been very  trying. Snow is piled in tremendous  quantities in many sections of the  island, and enormous difficulty and  expense are involved iu moving  trains, which have a constant  struggle in order to combat the  storms successfully.  Canadians Receive Commissions.  Montreal, January 7.���The  Star's London cable says: The war  office announces that the the fol-  ���      *�����"   i��*jl  ��� lowing seven Canadians, nominated"/.-^vi  by lord Minto, have been appointed��-'_*_!  as second .lieutenants iu imperial>:;yj|  regiments: R. Wood, Royal War**;^-'^!  wicksh'ire; F. E. Leach;King's Regi-N'.^'dfl  ment "Liverpool;* J*A.'^B.: ���Atler;-*^"^4||  Norfolk Regiment;, R.-:'Ccckbiii*ii,*> "*"]  Suffolk, Regiment; J." ;II..' Dwyer,' '^K.fi\  East Lancashire -Regiment;;W.",R.: ~  II. Danna'; Manchester Regiment;" ���-���-.%!  and A". N. Brady, Prince of .Walesi; ��_���*���������[  Lancers.*   -. ���%*-!>"*    ' ."'- yy  j ,*y y ,\ -   ~\'���  .:* ���^--vi  Labor- Commissioners Getting. Ready,'yy*  -' Ottawa,'.Tanuary"-7."4rR.* C. Ghite;;*,'**"���<I  .aud:D.r;J.3Inim,'the membersot<iHe,J^.��M|  commission i"appointed, to   inquire-   ,*'!  iuto   the'immigration  of.  Chinese'. y*  and Japanese, are arranging for the      '-*  work of the commission to proceed.'.-    :-,  The successor to Ralph Smith, who -    ���"��  resigned to  run   for  Nanaimo, will     ,;  be appointed at once.' -It  is almost "  -.*  certain that  Chris  Foley,, the  de-"-  feated   labor   candidate   in: Yale-  Cariboo, will get the position.    The "  first sittings of the commission will  be held on the Pacific coast.  The Boer Campaign in Germany.  Berlin, January 7. ��� Christian  Dewet, nephew of the Boer geueral,  is making speeches in south Germany ou behalf of the Boer cause,  and arousing great sympathy. The  meetings \vhieli~lie~a3dresses adopt-  resolutions protesting, vigorously  against the overthrow of the two  republics, and their resolutions are  being telegraphed to count von  Buelow and Mr. Kruger.  Peace and Plenty in Cuba.  Havana; January 7.���R. B. Haw-  ley, who has just returned here  from the southern part of the  island, reports that tranquility and  prosperity exist there; . that. tho  people are satisfied with the American government in Cuba, and that  no desire is expressed for an experimental change. The crops of the  section are large. The sugar crop  is now commencing to reach 0500  tons, the best known in many  years.  Howland Elected Mayor of Toronto.  .'. Toronto, January 7.���O. A. How-  land was elected mayor today. He  has a majority of 2000 over Spence.  Mayor MacDonald, who sought reelection, was a bad third.  Canada's Trade With Britain.  Toronto, January 7.���The Evening Telegram's London cable says:  "The total value of the imports of  Canada to Great Britain during last  year was -��1S,554,674, exports -��5,-'  922,954. ... .  An Old Confederate Agent. Dead.  Liverpool, January 7.���Captain  J. U. Buller, agent of the Confederates during the American civil  war, died in this city today.  "Will Go to Moncton.  Brantpohd, January 7.���Rev. Dr.  Hutchinson has accepted a call to  the Baptist church at Moncton, N. B.  Morris Mayor of Ottawa,  Ottawa, January 7.���Alderman  Morria was elected mayor today; v ��� THE TRIBUTE:  NELSON B. C TUESDAY, JANUARY 8 1901  > **-  i  ���*-  h:  and  Coverings  WE HA VE JUST OPENED  UP A LOT OF  FURNITURE  COVERINGS  NEW AND PRETTY  PATTERNS IN,  SILK TAPESTRY  BROCATELLE  VELOURS  REPP  A BE A UTIFUL  LINE, ALSO A  HANDSOME LOT  OF DRAPERIES.  PRICES ARE RIGHT  We have always a lot of short  ends in Oilcloths and Carpets  at Bargain Prices.  SEtts- fiteUmne;-  That the water and electric light  systems of Nelson have been  operated ou business lines is questioned  by the element that are opposed to  civic ownership of anything except  palatial civic offices. They say that  both water and light rates are  too  high;- that the rates  should be  so  low as to return just sufficient  to  pay     the     cost       of      operating  the  plants.   The   Tribune   is of  opinion that both should  be made  yield a fair profit over  and above  the cost of operation, and that this  has been done is borne out by the  figures  in the city's  books, which  ^Jmve-been_eaL'_fully_aiidifced.yrhe.  water-works   have   cost   the   city  $95,533.00.    The   revenue   for   the  year 1900 was $14,-135.15.    The city  pays 5 per cent ou the  money borrowed  to build   the    water-works  and is  required to lay aside four  per cent each-year to create a sinking fund to repay the cost.   This  makes 9 per cent that must of neces-  si ty be earned, or $8590.97.   Deduct  $8590.97 from last year's earnings  and  there remains��� -'$5S37.1'8:':-'-Avith  , .which to meet all expenses of main-  "tonance, superintendence, clerk hire,  cost   of   making  short extensions,  and allowances for depreciation.   If  these are all taken into consideration iir computing the actual cost of  operating the water-works  system  of Nelson, how much of the $5837.18  will be left?   The electric light system has cost $09,493.58.    Last year  the city collected in revenue $19,-  203. . The interest and sinking fund  is the same as for the water-works  system, that is, 9 per cent.    Nine  per  cent on $69,493.58 is $6254.42,  which deducted from the earnings  leaves a surplus of $12,948.58.   The  operating   expenses,   expenses    of  maintenance, cost of superintendence and   proportionate  share   of  c'.eik hire,, together with a reasonable allowance for depreciation, canr  not be reckoned at less than 15 per  cent, which amounts to $10,424.03.  That amount added to the interest  and sinking fund charge makes a  totalof $10,078.45, which leaves the  city an actual profit of $2524.55 for  operating the plant for the year  ��900.   It ia true, the city gets its  light and water free in addition to  the smxll actual profit that it makes:  but what businessman who has tlie  true interests of the city in A-iew,  would care to recommend that the  water and light rates be lowered?  Men who are clamoring for water  and light at cost, know little about  the question at issue.  Men" who are ashamed to write  13 the press over their own names  are not to be. trusted, more especially when their letters refer to  private individuals. The electors  of Nelson should take no stock in  letters whoso writers sign them-  selves'-Ratepayer," "Citizen," "lion-  eat Man," etc. No self-respecting  man would slur a neighbor behind  his back, and no one hut a coward  would seek to belittle a neighbor  through anonymous letters in the  public press, it is needless to say  that a self-respecting newspaper  would not publish such letters.  Chris Foley of Rossland, who  was-the candidate of the Independent Labor party for member of  the houso of commons for Yale-  Cariboo, at the last election, has  been appointed a member of the  Chinese commission. The other  members of the commission are II.  C. Clute of Toronto and D. J. Munn  of New Westminster. F. J. Deane,  editor of thr Kamloops, Sentinel, is  the secretary of the commission. If  the report of the commission when  made is adopted and its recommendations carried out by the Laurier  government, there soon will bo a  largo decrease in the Chinese population of British Columbia.  <- Public opinion, as expressed on  the* streots,- isvery much in favor  of electing Frank Fletcher, mayor,  and Thomas Mndden, Harold Selous,  John- Hamilton, John A'..-'Irving,  John Paterson, and William G. Gillet,  aldermen, by acclamation..' All are  conceded to bo fair-minded men,  who haave been successful in managing their own business affairs.'and  who can be depended on to do their  best to keep the business of the city  on sound linos.--'-Could more be done  by any other seven ' men willing"to  undertake the work?  Neither alderman Wilson nor  alderman Morrison nor alderman  Hall of the East ward- nor alderman Irvine of the West ward will  be a candidate for re-election. This  is on the authority of these gentlemen themselves.  Mayor Houston and aldermen  Irvine and Wilson and Morrison  and McKillop and Hall and' Arthur  can go out of office with the knowledge that the city has got good  value for every dollar that they  have���spont.^-Nelson���is���a���better-  looking town today in every respect  than it was a year ago. More: it is  in a better condition as a going business concern.  owing to the water in the flume  from Bark Shanty creek freezing.  A new Huntingdon mill has been  added to the concentrator lately  and other improvements made:  Miners' Strike on Again.  Pictou, Nova Scotia, January 7.���  Tho strike is on again at tho Pictou  mines.    One mau who went out on  strike during the trouble had refused to help the manager keep the  mines clear of water. When the  man--went back today he was refused work. Hence all men went  out again.  v��. >^.^..^������v'.'^^'-^*2B��,^**s* iS'^*1^'^'^'-^'S'i-fr,''"iTii!i:"'''- ***'  00**00 * 00' 00 ' 00' 0_0 * 00*>g^* 00.*-00.*.*-00* ^0 %i^0    ''"���' ^5_! '  TO THE ELECTORS Of NFal.SON:  Temporarily Shut Down.  Moyie Leader.  The St. Eugene concentrator has  been  closed down  the  past week  NOTICE.  Row-land, B. C, November flUi,' lflOO.  ToF. B. Saushijky : -  Notice is hereby ul von thatl, WilllnmOnflltlis,  intend to claim the interests in tho following  named mineral claims formorly held by V. B.  Sillsbnry. on which ho has neglected to pay his  share of the expenses of the annual assessment  work.   To wit: __   ,  A one-half (J) Intorest in tho "Bunker Hill  mineral claim.  A ono half (J) interestin tho ���'Sullivan"inineral  claim. >>       '  A one-half ({) interest in tho "Fidelity' minoral  claim.  All l.ho adjoining claims, ituatod on the west  fork of the north folk of Salmon river, in the  Nelson Mining Division,  This action is taken under Section 11 of Chapter 15, of the statutes of 18II9 and amendments of  1&00. WILLIAM B. TOWNSEND,  Agent for William Grifllths.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  ��� ������ \  To  Geo. H. L.\mmbks, J. R. Chanson, or to  .  any person or persons l o whom he may havo  transferred.his interest in tho Harvey'Joy  mineral.claim, at Morning Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division.  You are hereby notified that I have expended  One Hundred Dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned   mineral claim,.in  order to hold said mineral  claim under'the  provisions of the Mineral Ac-, and if within  ninety days from tho date of this notice you fail  or refine to contribute your proportion of such  expenditure, together with all; costs of advertising, your inrerest in said claim will become the  property of the subscriber, under section four of  an Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1900." SILAS H. CROSS.  Dated this 12th day of December. 1900.  LAND NOTICE.  Nolice H hereby given' that thirty dnys after  dato we, The Corporation of tho City of Nelson,  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Land-i and works for permission to purchase  for tho purpose.*' of the Corpoiation. tho following  described land in the District of West Kootenay,  (situate on the south bank of Kootenay river,  about ten miles below Nolson : Commencing at a  post marked "The City of Nelson's S. W. corner,"  thonco east 30 chains. thenco north 15 chains  to tho Kootenay river, thenco westerly along tho  Kootenay river 30 chains, thence south 15 chains  to the place of beginning. __  THE CORPORATION OF THK CITY OF  NELSOaV. Bv John Houston, Mayor,  December 12th, 1900.  At the request of a number of electors, I havo  decided lo offer my?elf ns a candidate for mayor  at the coming civic elections. I have served as  alderman two years of tho four during  which tha* city has been conducting its own affairs, and my record while in the council on the  questions that arc now the most important Hsues  before the. people of ths city h such as will bear  insproLion.  I believe I hat the city has valuable assets in the  water and elective light systems, and while in  Iho council I did everything possible to safeguard  these' asset-*; and if elected mayor no act or vote  of mint* will be in favor of allowing any oulside  corporate interest to become a competitor with  th"* city in the business of electric lighting, a  bu-inesa in which the city has already invested  **i0,00ft.  While in the council in IK-*", I voted in favor of  incorporating a fair wage clause in all oonlricts,  and that principle was carried out in both letter  and Rpiric I see no reason to change my views  on that.question now. And I believe, further,  that with competent foremen and superintendence that the city can got as good value for the  money spent by having tho great hulk of its work  done by day's labor as by tho contract system,  and no good reason can be advanced why the  cily should not pay lhe same rate of wages and  workmen the same number of houi s as prevails  in private enterprise1"'.  T am in f.ivor of giviug the busiiies*i and property interests every safeguard possible, and to  that end I believe the lire department should be  made as eflic'eiit as possible, consistent with lhe  revenues of the cily.  Nelson should be kept in advance of its rivals,  and everything possible must be done to induce manufacturing enterprises to locate here,  for it is Iho payrolls that build up: the cities of  today.  Nelson, a western city, is as orderly and law-  abiding ns eastern altio<*. This, is beeuu&o the  people of Nelson are'tolernnt. 1 believe that this  spirit, of toleration should ;be-continued, and I  will if elected mayor do no act to abridge or cur-'  tail the rights or-privileges of ono class"ofou.r  citizens merely because another class may have  different views.   **. .      - *.       . ;  The ci'y has made a sUrt in permanent street  improvements, and I am in favor of continuing  these improvements as fast aspossiblo, with due  regard io the rovenues of the city.  If elected mayor, I am in a position and will  pledge myself to devote my time to the conduct  of the city o bin-ines**. .  FRANK FLETCHER.  Nelson, December loth, WOO.   -        0  A  CARD.  1  :.*    TO THE RATItPAYHKS   OP'   THE   ClTV   OP   NCI.-  son*.���Ladies and-Gentlemen: Having beeu requested by-a number of friends (ratepayers) in  this city to become a candidate for alderman in  tho Hast ward/Tmay say I have plenty of sparer  time on hand, and would bo pleased to devote a  portion of it toward attending to your interests,  not only in tho East ward, but throughout the  city genorally. Should you deem my services  acceptable, and honor me' with a place at your  municipal boar"1, I shall do my best to merit (ho  confidence placed in mo.   Faithfully,  JOHN  PATERSON.  Nelson, B. C, December 21th, 1000.  ���'     .      ANNOUNOEMEMT.  To the Electors ok tiie East Wakd: A  numb'or of the electors of;the ward have requested me to run for alderman at the coming  r-lecfon. and I have consented to make the race.  My platform is:  First.���Keep Iho walor'* and electric light systems fo thoroughly elilclent that they will-yield  "argoodToturnfor tho"capilal invested:  Second.���The installation of an electric power���  plant on Kootenay river, so that Nelson will be  iu a poiilion to offer inducements to indu&tiUl  cntorpiise3.  Third.���All departments of Ihe eily should be  in ehargo cf thoroughly practical men.    .  Respectfully,      WILLI-VM O. GILLETT.  January'lth; 1901.     ; '  ANNOUNCEMENT.*  To Trip. Electors of tiie East Ward: I  have been requested by a number of electors to  offer myself as a candidate for alderman in the.  East Ward, and I now oli'or myself ns a candidate.  If elected I will do what"I can to keep the water  and electric light systems of tho cily thoroughly-  c/llcient "and oporated at a profit. I favor the  construction of an electric power plant on Kootenay river.   Respectfully,:  January 3rd, 1901. JOHN A. IRVING..  ANNOUNCEMENT.  To the Klkctors ok'tub Wkst'Ward: 111  response to urgent solicitations from my friends,  I hereby announce myself as a candidate for  alderman in the West ward. I am in favor of-a  prog-ossivo city government, and if elected I  will do my best to keep Nelson in her present position, of being the first cily in tho inteiiorof  the province.   To that end I favor:  Firi*t.���The installation of a power plant on  Kootenay river.  Second.���Continuing the permanent improvement of the streets.  Third.���Making tho lire department up-to-date  in every respect.  - Fourth ���Every possible c-couragement, within the means of the city, to industrial enterprises.  Respectfully, THOMAS MADDEN.  Nelson, B.C., January 4 th,1901,  "     ANNOUNCEMENT.  To the Electors of the West Ward: In  consenting to become a candidate for alderman  in this ward, at tho request of a number of  friends, I can only promise that, if elected, I will  do my utmost to advance the city's best interests as I understani them.  JOHN HAMILTON.  Nelson, January 1,1901.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO   THE   El.KCTORS   OK*.    THE     WEST   WaI'It:  I beg to announce myself as a candidate for  alderman for the West Ward at the coming ci vie  election, and solicit your vote and interest.  HAROLD SELOUS.  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���******���*************.**>.***.***:.*.**:*.*****.  PRE FARATORY: TO "STOCK-TAKING  COMMENCING  ��  i_  HOSIERY, DRESS GOODS, SILKSr TABLE-LINENS,   TOWELS,  MILLINERY, MANTLES, FURS  CARPETS, CURTAINS, REMNANTS: FROM'ALL DEPARTMENTS AT BARGAIN PRICES.  ���******************.**.**.**.  to  to  to-  to'  MANTLES���Ladies Jackets, Coats and  Golf Capes at less than cost.  FURS���Balance of our Fur stock at  25%. Discount.  DRESS GOODS & SILKS-We offer  our stock of Dress-Goods and  Dress Silks at 20% Discount.  Silks for Evening -Wear, a large  stock offered at 20% Discount.  SKIRTS-Ladies Ready-Made from $2  upwards.  BLOUSE WAISTS-"-Our full stock of  Ladies Waists at half price.  MILLINERY-*--All our Ladies Trimmed  Hats to clear at Half price.'  LADIES COSTUMES-Ladies Tailor-  Made Suits, we will sell the  balance:at Bargain  Prices.  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.  to  to  to  Bargains in Mens Ties, etc.  Remnants of Silks, Dress Goods, Prints,* Flannels, Table Linens, Carpets, etc., at less than Half Price.  *****���*************.******.  to  to  to  to  to  f.  to  ^���'Sf. _*_���'��� _**_ *j__f * ___:<__���*������ -gf ���____:'____*���*"''��� ���?���*���*��� ____���_��_;**''*-*'��� ���*' ��,^_>��� ^B**- .lyf-_2t____*���2s*����-^**��v- '__*����� ^rJS*N'*vv_S_!___L*'_���!��� "���?_?*-_�����_m>mk'^  ^ ��.*���*-^^_k ���<*_, ���^^.������'������fc. ��� >�����*." ST' "^.'������"���k  ;*^  ���"��_." '^'���'^.'���^���k ">^  .*^ ��� ' 00 ' 00' '00' 00' 00 ' 00* 00' ��0' 00* 00' ^_0* 00* 0_��' ^* 00* 00'^'  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson1*  American ar*d European- Plans.  CENTS  MEALS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY KLECTKICITY  AND HEATED HY STEAM  25 CENTS'TO SI  BAKER--STREHT. NHLSON.  Lighted by Electricity- and Heated with Hot-Air.  Large comfortablo bedrooms and  flrat-olas*  dining-room. Sample rooms foe commercial men. ���  RATES $2 PER DAY  ^rsTErCrClarKej~Prop7  IiATK OB* TnK ROTAIa HOTKL, OALGAIIY  Head Offich at  NELSONpB. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Madden House. ��SME  The onlj hotel in Nolson that baa remained-  andor one managomor.t ulnce 1890; .  The bod-rooms are well furnished and lighted*  by oleotrlolty.  The bar; Is always Rtookod by tho best) dom _���  tiio and Imported liqnors and oigara., ���  THOMAS MADDKNa'Proprtetor.'  SLOCAN ���JUNI.TIOJ.  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Bar atockod with beat brands of wines, liquors,  and. Cigars. Beer on draught.-' Large'oonxfort-  ablrt roonifv .Flrali-olaaii fc��hln ��� oonrd.  Ask Your Qrooer_  toi*" Kflw* * ���  Markets at   Nelson," Rossland;���* Trail, - Kaslo,- Ymir,   Sandon,   Silvortion, Ue~  Denver,-Revelstoke;��� Ferguson*Orand -Forks/ Greenwood? Cascade City,"Mid '  ���   way, -and Vancouver; ���  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay __utcher Co.  ' ALL Kim-el OF--  FRESH AND -SALTED MEATS  WHOUS-ALB AND RKTAHi  FISH AND. POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson j).   C.   TRAVES^   Manager  ninii-Rn.BT mau, RwrwM OAWTBiTTira and aannup*1 i-r-'mtPi-mw  ROSSLiAND   ENGINEERING  WO.RKS  cuNtaiFPise & McMillan        ,  Founders'and  Machinists," Specialty of Ore  Cars, Oro-Biti'Doors and Ceneral.Mining'Machinery.-  List, of eecond-haod machinery on hand,"which-has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good,  as now:  '  1 2'-H. P. Locomotire-type boiler, with eneino attached and all fining!*, ready Lo turn on -team.  1 Ll"x8" Double-Cylinder -Friction Drain-Hoiat, built by lngo.-soll.Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No 5 Cameron, Now York.  1 Si'il<in< Pump, 10"*c5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  AVatch thi-* Adverti-emcnt for further lists, or wiito us before you buy for complete list.   Wo  may havo just what you w*nt.  Agents-for Northey Pomps.-  Stock carried. :  P.  O.  Box  198. ,      . THIRD  AVENUE.  ROSSLAND.  OUR  A.HE  FIIaTRRS"  FIIiTKRS  IT COSTS'BUT ONE CENTI  OUR ClaOSESTS  AHI* NOISE-ESS  To drop us a post card that we may- call and kIvo estimates.  Never   have  auy plumbing, done until  you  have seen our (too  It  fives many dollars.  s anil our prions.  OPPOSITE'  p ��QTOI*'*-''la-''il��  STI?ACHAN BROTHERS. .^HumhArsr.-  WHOLESALE TRADE  /ERATED-AND MINERAL WATERS.*  THORP**! & CO., LIMITRl).���Coruor Vernon  and Cedar at roots, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholeitnlo dealers in feruled waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agent-* for Halcyon SprloRa  mineral water.   Telephone IW.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZA'Ia & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ���   Jct-optiluo streots, Nolson, wholesale doal  ers In   assayers  supplios.   Agents 'for Donve  Firo Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesalo dealers' in 'liquors, ��� olgars  comont, Hro brick and tire clay, -wator pipo-and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELKCTEICAL . SUPPLIES. ><  K" OOTKNAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  S'l R1J OTION COMPANY���WholoKale de.il-  ors in telephones, arm uncial ore. bells, battorlos,  fixtures, eto., Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BKACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ��� ��� Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed- cars shipped to all Kootonay Points.  Groin olevators at all principal points on Calgary- -  Kdmontou R. R. Milan at Vioioria, Now WeHt-  uiiuster. and TOrimonton. Alberta,  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  3  BURNS &   CO.-Baker   stroet,   Nelnon,  wholesale dealers in fresh aud oured inoatri.  Cold storage.  P.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale Krooen* aud  'obbors In blanlrotM. glove1*, mitts, boota, rubbara,  mackinaws and minora'.sundries.  OOTKNAY~3UPPLY "COMPANY.   LIMI-  TED���Vernon   street*,  Nelson,   whulesala  grocers.  fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO..  "    sou, wholesalo grocors.  -Front streot, Nul-  JY. GKIFFIN & CO,���Front street, Not.*on,  ���   wholosale   doaleru   lu   provisions,   our ad  moaw, bntt/ir and e_H9.  SWEET   CIDER  forMlnpe iPies. ���   ..  CIDER VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTEREil & CO.  HKKWKRB ._ND BOTTUtRa OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  KOOTENAI....  eOFFEE GO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee;  ���*********���****&*.*.*:****.*.**:  "AVe are offering at lowoRt:prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and'Japan-  .���Teas.; ....  . Our Bo9*, Mocha and Java Coffoo,' por  pound ....... . $  40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds..... 1 00 '  Ohoice:Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  ) 00  SpecialBle'ndCoffee, (ipoueds .;..... Hid-  ���Rid* RIeji'd-Co'Te'fe, 6 pounds;...'.  1 00 1  Special-Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  '    SUCCK3SGRSTO H.D.:ASHCROFT)   i  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   WORKCL.  EXPERT H0I!SESH0EINC.\  Special attontiou Riven to -ill kinds of repairing:  and custom work from c-,'Aide- points. 'Heavy  bolts made to order on nhoi' notice.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYERS & CO.-Corner Baker aud Josnphiue  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers lu hard  ware and xululug supplies.  Powder Co.      ���  Agent- for Giant  T. AWRKNCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  ���"   Baker-St.;  Nolson,- wholesale   dealers  In  hardware and mining supplies,-and water, and  pliunbora supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.   ;  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITEDi  100JENAY COFFEE CD.  '   Telephone-177.  P. 0. Box 182;  WEST BAKER* STREET; NELSON.  Display in  All the fashionable creations  in Fall;and'Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges,- Tweeds ��� and Worsteds, and,Fancy Trouserings  ^v^go'tr'g-d..,     Brewery-".! M-laon  A. R. BARROW, A.BI.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victor)- and Kootenay Streeta.  P. O. Box ��9. l'____PHONS NO, ��  P.  J;  Bayer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  Highest Prices  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Express.   NELSON, B. C  ENQINEEKS.  r*UAJU_Sa PABKSR���M_alng*nd mllUng en-  *-* glnsor. 'i-miaatf-Booottnmot*, itakMeimab.  NelMK-ii -  E)x  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRKD J. SQ'JIRE. Manager. *���'"'  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  ���IRKMONT HOTKL BLOCK.  . Large stock of high-class imported -.{  speo__tF of the equal- ahoulder���t  -aehJoainoaate.  foods.   A  io- Iftteat  .       .   igart ...      for Pabat Brewlns Co.- of Milwaukee aud Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON  POWDER  COMPANY-3akor  Btroet, Nelson, mannfaeturora of dynamite,   -  sporting.'Btumping and blaok blanting uowdora.  wholesale dealers in oapa and fuso, and uleotiio  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NKLSON- SAW AND PlaANINO MILLS,  IalMITED-Comer Frout and Hall stroota,  Nelson- manafaoturers of and wholesale 'dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of fastory work wade  to order. ,  WINES AND CIGARS.  OAMFORNIA WINB COMPANY,. LIMI-  XfiD���Corner Front and Hall streets, aVol-  son, wholosale doalers In wines (case and Imllc,  anil rtnmnatiln: ��iti<*: Imnnrtaod oltravc.  ANTI-OHINESE ItESOLnTIO-T:  Pursnant'toreaolutioos adopted at a regular  ��� meeting held on Saturday evening,. December  2ind, 1900; all members of f.clson Blinprs' Union  No. 96, *VV. F. M., are requestedtto use tiverj*  legitimate means ��� . .  To Discourage the Employment or  ��� Patronizing of Chinese  directly or indirectly. ��� All union men ind others ��  ���who'believe in making this a white inanVcoun-    *  try, ai'e requested toco-operato in giving effect, to  the aforeeaidresolution.   By order,  NKJLSOvf  M.INKRS'   UNION.  Nelson, December 2ind.  The above resolution linn been endorsed b" the  Trades and Labor Council of l\elson, and all  union men, and otheis in sympathy .with if, aie  requested  to govern   themselves   accordingly.  By order, ���  TRADES & LABOR COUNCIL OF NKLSON  Nelson, December 22nd.  ARCHITECTS.  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Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $S 000.000  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  MON DAY'S  QUOTATION'S.  Asked.  STOCK.  B. O. Gold Fields.........   Black Tail   Bniudou & Golden Crown   Canadian Goldfloldn Syndicate..  Cariboo (McKinney)   Ouriboo Hydraulic   Centre Star   Crow's Nest Pass Coal   Doer. Trail  Consolidated   Kvening Star   Fairview Corporation   GKnt   Iron Mask.   Jim Ulaluo..   King ��������� ���   Knob Hill.............   Lono Pino-Surpriso Consolidated..  Moute Clu-isto   ' Montreal & London   Morning 'Glory   Morrison   Mountain Lion...:   Noble Vivo.   Nort.li Star. .'.'   Old Ironsldo-.-..'.-.;   Olive   Payno   Princess Maud   Rinibl-'r-Cai'ibo-i Consjlidatcd ...  Republic   Sli-cau Sovei eign   Viinanda   Virtue ,  War Kaglo Con-olidatod   "W* < erloo   White Bear   Winnipeg   Bid,  II   S     2  M  1 10  7u (HI  .'ii  :<  _T!  1 .vt  l ii)  nil on  _���}  411  .17  (1  i\  f>  If  n  I.'.  in  li  ������������  n  '  Ai  in  :<  :n  21  i:<  :to  i  2J  ii  81!  so  so  l *  !l  li.*'  m  2.SV  27]  iii*.  w  u  8  -'1  2'  111  27'  Ofl  1 UU  ���SAL_8.  inn Kail-view     12.") Fulrvlow   HlKK) Fairview   1&5 l<*airviow     .'���no Hammond Reef..  '.Oft* I llaiiinionil lt-of..  UlCO Hammond Reef..  jOO (J. O. I**. S   f).'10 C. CI. S. d   VhpiU Kiinblpr-C'oribo ���.  .VX) White Bear   2.  2j  'M  2i  li  I.  li  n  7i  28  j.i  -*��  CANADIAN NORTHERN R. R.  Means Business.  Tlie C'Uiiulian Northern ' Railway  Company will apply to parliament  next session for an act confirming  amalgamations with tho Ontario  and Rainy River Railway Company  and the.. Manitoba Southeastern  Railway Company and confirming  tho bond issues and mortgages securing tlie same "covering the Ontario divisions 'and" "the "Gilbert-  Plains branch of the company, and  authorizing the company to make  traffic and other arrangements with  the company constructing a bridge  over the Rainy River, and with tlie  Minnesota Railway Company,' and  empowering the company to construct tho following lines of railway,  v i'z.:  1. Commencing at a point on the  company's line between Winnipeg  aud Marchand; thence in a generally western direction to a point near  Carman; thence iu generally -western direction passing through or  near Belmont to the western boundary of Manitoba.   Oommencing_at_a.ipoiut._on__t.lie.  :   last-mentioned line between Carman,  and Red River; thence in  a  generally northwesterly direction to a  point-near Portage la Prairie.  "I.; Cpmmeneing^at a point on t he  first mentioned line west of Carman; thei.ee to a generally southerly direction ���' passing * through  Manitou to the international  boundary.*;  4. Commencing at a point on the  line between Carman and the Red  river, thence in a generally southerly direction to a point near Emer-  hoh, and commencing at a point at  the said line and thence in a generally easterly direction along or near  tho row of townships numbered one  to a point on the company's main  line  between Vassal* and Sprague.  5. Commencing at a point ten  miles north of the company-'s lino  between Winnipeg and Ste.Anuie;*  thence in a generally southerly direction to the international boundary line.'  (5. Commencing at a point on the  company's line near the end of the  forty miles constructed by the Winnipeg . Great Northern Railway  Company, thence to the village of  St. Laurent, thence to Oak Point on  Lake Maiaitoba, thence in a generally northerly direction to a point  near Grand Rapids on the Saskatchewan river. ������;  .7. Commencing at a point on the  company's line between Oak-Lake  and Macdonald. thenco in a generally westerly direction to Brandon,  thence in a generally northwesterly  direction to the provincial boundary near township 15 or 10; thence  in a generally northwesterly direction to to a point on the company's  line northwest of Battleford.  The   Algoma    Central   Railway  Company will  apply next  session  for au act to enter into an agreement  ,or agreements with the Canadian  ' Pacific Railway Company, the Lake  Bobt. Kilgour,  Vice-President.  DIRECTORS  Hon. Oro. A. Cox,  President.  XV. It. III.MILTON*     M. Ll-ttfiAT     .1.1S. CltATIIl'lt.V  John Ho-*ici.s*, O.C.,LL.I>.  .1. XV. Fi.AVr.u.i-   XV. K. 11. IU \ssi:v A. Kixoman*  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  B. E. Walker, J. H. Plummcr,  General Manager. Asst. Qen. Manager.  A. II. iKKI.AN'I),  Chief Inspector and Superintendent, of Branches.  IionUon Olllce, 60 Lombard Street. B. C  S. C'a-iii:i'on Au:xandkk.-Manager.  New York Office, 10 Exchange Place.  Ai.i'jc. Laird ami AVm. Gray, Agent-*.  BRANCHES OP THB BANK IN CANADA.  Ontario.  Ol'1'AWA  AVH  Baku 11*  Hki.i.kvu.i.i:  Bi:ici.is*  Dl.KNIIKlM  Ukanti.'oui)  Cavui.a  OlIATir.l.M  COM.IKUIVOOD  DlIKSDHN  Dun das  Dla'N'NVII.I.II  FoilY t'l-AN'-K**  C'Al.T  (lOI'KI'lCII  -UHI.I'II  Hamilton  London  Okanokvii.i.i:  Pa Rid  |-*ARKIIII.r.  I'l'I'liHUO'lO  I'our Pishkv  Sr. Catiiakin*i:3  HaI'NTA  SlUI.T Stk. Mauie  KlIAl'OM'll  SrMCoi:  Si*i:.\tko��ij  .Sl'HATllKOY  Toronto (S offices)  TuitoNro Ju.vcrio.v  W.ll.KKKTON  SVAI.KKRVII.r.li  Wathiu.oo  iVrNDSOH  AVooi'Stock  Quebec: Manitoba:   -  MOXTIIKAIa        ' WlNN'IPKO  Yukon-District:  Dawson* White Housk  British Columbia:  Ati.in        - NuLSON*;  C'RAN'IlltOniC NEW  WlCST-MIXSTKR  KKKNIK llOS^l.VN'l)  GlIKKN'WOOll .S.IN'DON*  Kamiooi _ Vanoouvkk  Nanaimo Vicroiii.v  JN THE! UNITED STATES::  Nrw York, N. Y. Reatti.k.-Wasii. ���  S.l.V  l'*l'AN(.'IS('0, CAI..        1'OltTI.ANP, Ol'K.  Sicaowav, Alaska.  ment is on foot for the C, P. R. to  establish a pension bureau for its  employees. Such steps "have lately  been taken by the Pennsylvania railway system, so that all employees  70 years' of age or over will be retired on service a pension based on  length of service in the company  and amount of salary received. Under the new system 700 employees  of the Pennsylvania company will  retire on-January 1st, and in consequence 700 younger men will be advanced and 700 new men will find  employment with the big American  railway system.- This plan has not  yet beeu adopted by tho C. P. R,  but there lias been a notification  issued to the chiefs of the various  departments of the decision of the  management to establish a staff record based ou the official career of  each employee. In short it is a biography of the staff, Promotion and  increases of salary will be kept of  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice is herehy given, t.hat thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tho chief c minlssioiier1  of lan-lsand works for permission to purchaso  the following de:-crihed .lands about two miles  west of the'City of Nelson: Commencing at a  postmarked W. J. Beaveu's S. K. Corner Post,  planted at S. W. corner post of H. Selous' pu -  chased Lot 605,'Group 1, on the high water line  ou the wes*; cank of Kootenay river, the-'ce north'  20 chains, thence west 20 chiins, thence south 20'  chains, more or les** to the high water" line on  nor.'h bank of Kootenay river, tnence following'  the meandering of the aforesaid river in an easterly direction 20 chiin3 more or less to point of  commencement. Containing 32 seres more or  lesp. W. J. BKAVENV  ,,  Dated at Nelson this 21th day of December, 1900.  LAND LEASE NOTICE.  Notice is herehy given, th���t within pixty days  after the data of this notice, I intend to apply to  tho assistant commissioner of lands and works,  at Nelson, for a lease of tho following described  land, for the purposo of opening up and working  stone quarries, situate about two miles in an  easterly direction from the City of Kaslo, West  Kootenay Klstrlct:    ���  Commencing at a post planted on the lake shore  marked '*.!. A. Knauf'sN. W. corner,' running  thence east twenty chains; thenoa Bouth twenty  chains; thence west twenty chains, more or less  to the lake shore; thence north along the lake shore'  to the point of commencement; and containing  forty acres more or less. J. A. KNAUF,  Dated Decembor 191b, 1900.  Bankers in London���The Bank of Scotland;  Messrs. .Smith, fayno & Smiths.  Bankers in New York���The American Exchange  National Hunk.  Agents in Chicago���The Northern Ti list Company.  Agents in New Orleans���The Commercial Na-  lionnl Hank.       SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  ' Interest allowed  on  deposits.    Present rale  throe per cent.  GRANGE  V.  HOLT,  Manager Nolson Branch.  Superior aud Hudson's Bay Railway Company, the Ontario- and  Hudson's' Bay and Western,; Rail*-  way Company and the Mauitoulin-  and- North Shore ' Railway -Company, or any of them, for authority  to amalgamate with the Lake  Superior aud Hudson's Bay Railway Company, the Ontario,-Hudson's Bay & Western Railway Company, and the Manitoulin and North  Shore Railway Company, or any of  them, with all the incidents of such  amalgamation, and also for- power  to extend its railway from points  on the Canadian Pacific line to  James Bay and to change the name  of the company to the Algoma  Central & Hudson's* Bay  Railway.  0. P. R. Pension Bureau.  Dispatches sent out from Montreal seem  to indicate that a move-  D. R. Wilkle, General Manager.-  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nolson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Streot  J. M. LAY. Manage.  the staff and governed - by merit  only. General manager- MeNicoll  also announces his intention of establishing schools" for teaching  shorthand and telegraphy so that  juniors in the employ of the* company can qualify themselves' for  promotion.  Men-are Being Laid Off.  Sandon  Paystreak.  The only properties yet affected  by the disorganized   state- of the  lead ore   market   are   the Payne,*  Whitewater and Last Chance.   At  the Payne about twenty men have  been laid off.    Since the 1st instant  the shipment have beeu 00 tons to  Trail and 20 tons to Everett.   The  balance of the ore mined is being  stored in the mine.   The   Whitewater only shipped 44\ tons for the  week ending January 3rd, and on  Thursday tlie night shift in  both  the mino and the mill were laid off,  throwing thirty men out of employment.   Twenty-five men were laid  off at the Last Chance last  night.  The  l;.y-off   is   the   result  of the  smelter company's refusal  to purchase lead ore.   The present indications are that the market will again  be  open within  ten  days  or  two  weeks.    Reliable information is not  easily obtainable, but as-tho smelt-*  ers are now negotiating for a new  rate it is evident theaction  of the  combine'in refusing to renew contracts was due'entirely to a desire  to raise rates.  Public Library Carnival Prizes.  The committee in charge- of f_e  carnival at therink ou Wednesday  in aid of tho library, fund has arranged the following list of prizes:  Best lady's costume, handsome jardiniere, presented by Jacob Dover;  best man's costume, pair of shoes,  presented - by the - Hudson's Bay  Company; lady's comic costume,  feather -fan, ��� presented vby Fred  Irvine & Co.; man'scomic -'costume,  umbrella, presented by "the Wallace-  Miller Co.; girl's costume, skates;  presented by--the-Lawrence Hardware Company; boy's costume,  hockey' skate***,* ^presented,. by,_ H:  liyers'&cf'Go.', giiTs comic costume,  .pair slippers; boy's comic "costume,  pair of cuff links. All skaters appearing in.costume are requested to  wear masks. The band of the  Rocky Mountain Rangers will be in  attendance for the occasion.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NKLSON MINEIIS' UNION NO. 86, W. F. if  M.���Meots-ln miners' union rooms,-north  oast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets/every  ���Siturday evening at-8 o'clock." Visiting-mom  bora welcome. Ml R. Mowatt, President. .Tamo*  Wilkes, Seorotary. -��� Uwon Scalk of W���qke  for Nelson- Disxiuer���Per-shift, -machine  men, S3..50.- hammersmen miners, $3.23; muckers,  carmen, shovelers und other underground laborers, $3 UU.  TKADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu-  lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Laoor  Counoil will he hold-in-tho minors' union-hall,  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay stroets, ou the  _flrst_and_ third -Thursday_of _each _month,__at_  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpo, President. J. U. Mathe  son, Secrotary.......  THE repular meetings of the Carponters' Union  are held on .Wednesday evening of eaot  week, ab 7 o'clock/in the Minors' Union hall enr  nor "Vlotoria and Kootenay; streots. Chaples  Clayton,' President;"- John MeLeod, Secretary. *  BAllBKnS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. 196, of  tho International Journoymon Bavhcrs Union of America, meets every flrst and third Mon  day ot each month in Miner's Union Hall, cornoi  o��*Vj  icr   brotliors cordially in'  attend.*' U' McMahon,' p*"esldent; J. H. Mathe--  rictorla and kootenay streets, at 8:30 n.m.  sharp.    Visiting_ brothers cordially jnvited. to  son. ���secretary-treasurer; .1. C. Gardnor, recording  secretary-.**'   ---���-'������.'-���-  .���.���.-.  BUICIKLAYKUS AND MASONS'  UNION. '  Tho Bricklayer- aud Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson inoetB socond and fourth  Tuesdays in each imonth at Miners  Union hall.  ���J. W. Etcher.'-nreBidont; Joseph Clark, recording  "and corresponding secretary.  ABORKRS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Pro  tectlvo Union, No. 8121, A. V. ot h��� meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block.-cornor of Bakor and Kootenay streets, ovory Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visi ting mombors of the American Federation cordially invited* to attond.  Jam or Mathow, Prosident. John Roberts, ro  cording secretary.  regulai    is hold  tho flrst and third Fridays in oach month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. II. Mill ward,  President; Will J. Hatch,*Secretary.'  0OKS' .AND WAITERS' .UNION ���Regular  meetings on the second and fourth 1 hurs-  days of eaoh month, at 8 o'clock, jn Miners' Union  hall.-.- Visting brethem cordially. invii_d,  NKLSON PAINTERS'- UNION-The  .  meeting of the  Painters'  Union  Bell,   president;  treasurer.'  J.   P.   Foreatell,  C. F.  secretary  PLASTERERS'  UNION-The O. P. I.  172, meets every Monday-evening ln  sere  N��v    A, _,     U1DUKI      M.S.J        llfWU���./       wT~l����_|l      AM    ' ttlC  Elliot block, corner Bakor and Stanley streeta**, al <  <* o'clook. J. JV, Mover, D.'esldent; William  Vice, secretary, Prov Box C16.  fa  TRATERNAIi   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 38, A. 7. fc A. M  Meets second Wednesday ln eaoh mouth."  Sojourning brethren invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS-Nolson Lodge, No  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. P.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Vlsltine- Knjghl-  cordlally invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquette, K. cf R. & S.  NELSON la. O. I_, No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker-and Kootenay streots,  tsti aud 3rd Friday of oach mouth. V*sl_���o  b.-ethorr* cordially invitod. W. XV. Bradley, "VV.  W , A. Minty. Recordiug-Seoretary.  SON'S OF ENGLAND-aVelson's Queon No.  2il���Regular meetings of-above are held on  1st and 3rd Wednesdays in each month, at 8 p. m.  Installation of officers at next.meeting; Wednesday, January 10th, at which all members and  visiting brethren' are cordially requested to  attend. John Wateon, secretary; Edward MeLeod, assistant secretary.  . '���"^.'���������'y <**V *"*V  ��  ""S**^**  ���e=>' (=?���(=?' ��-***-"(=?' C=2'C=3*C-*%CZ>?ZB>' (=P^''  Established in Nelson 1890:  JACOB  DOVER  The Jeweler  W  THE SEASON'S GREEETINGS to my many* friends, old and mew,  who so loyally seconded my efforts during the year just  passed.   I am sure our business relations-have proved  of mutual advantage, and I can promise my hearty..  co-operation for  1901.   Asking a,continuance of your  good will, and hoping that all outside patrons will call  when next they visit Nelson, I remain, yours,  1)  Nelson, B. 0.  ************************  JACOB DOVER,  The Jeweler  Our  Watch and Jewelry Manufactory has  no  to repair the best watch or to make, up the finest piece of jewelry.  equal   in   Kootenay.    We guarantee  ************************  MAIL AND EXPRESS  ORDERS WILL HAVE CAREFUL ATTENTION  C_3'a?' _=-*- ��� (�����_**>- ��-*""*��� ��� C�����* C-? ��(C*?/-5j^^��^��^r<":*=**. ���^��<:^*> ,,;=**. ��� *-=***. ��� '*=***.  ELEGTRICAL MACHINERY  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators,. Lamps  AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES  HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT CIRCUITS. *  CLING SURFACE^BELT DRESSING  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, B. C.  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  NELSON,  B. C.  _r___��.iiiM*_rri_i- ~n* ���__*_������  Builders and  Contractors  Kootenay Brick &  -for a continuance  Having taken over the business of the West  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, -I beg- to ask  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our produets at lowest  possible prieesr-*-Bein_' in a position to manufacture goods in-larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to. supply the -trade at a  lower figure.   It���ls-oiir-lntention-to-install-raaehlnery-to-manufaeture-our-  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these produets at reasonable rates.  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Firo Clay,  Tiles and Cement,  Our Bricks and-Lime-Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.   We also  ; secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building"  'Stone.' -.  are prepared-to offer special rates to Contractors and  COURT  Slocan, Nelson and Kossland Ridings  of West Kootenay Electoral  District.'  Notice is hereby given thai a Oourlof Revision  and Appeal, under the provisions of the "Assessment Act," will be hold as followii:  Co,i-'LHoiice,]_*-lofH.-..Wednesday, 9th January, 1901. ut 10 o'clock In the forenoon.  Government Agent's Olllce, Nelson, 13. f'.,  Thursday; 10th January, at 10 oVock in tho  forenoon.  . Oiavcrnment Agent's Office, Kossland. 11. C,  Friday. 11th January, nr, 10 o'clock in tho  fo'enoon.  Dated ut Nelson this 19th day of December, 1900,  JOH.V   A.   *1 URN Kit,  Judge of CourL of Revision and Appeal.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF NELSON  E-_r~i__*_.*w* *N*0.  Q5.  Wp  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The'West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  SAM & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  ���BHMM^HHBM__>__-____aHiB_l' '  Weare prepared to Furnish  by Rail/Barge or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH'and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCALand COASTCEILING w;  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  ,  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing-* elsewhere.  OFFICE: CORKER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET W&'ARl?  -A-Pr-Law-EfrAiiting-lo-tho-Kleetrle���Despatch-  Me>>Hen{;ei' Company, Limited, the right and  ������i-i\*ile_eof uXurciaing, oper.iling and main-  laining a District Telegraph and Messenger  System'nn_ Service Iu the City of Nelson:   :  The Municipal Council "of Ihe Corporation of  the City of Nolson (hereinafter called -'the Council"), in coutcil as semuled, enacts as follows:   '���  1. Subject totho fulfillmeht of the terme, coh-  ditlons and provisous hereinafter contulncd,  which ~ terms, conditi6na: and provisoes and tho  duo fulfillment thereof are to bo takenas conditions precedent to*the enjoyment* of tho rights,  powori and iirivilcKca hereby grauted, the Eaid  llle'ctric Despatch Messenger Compauy, Limited,  and its successors and assigns (horeina'ter called  the "Corncany") aro hereby giunted the right  and piivilege of erecting and maintaining-poles  subject to the direction of the Council and of  stringing, stretching, laying, maintaining, repairing and oporating wires, cables and conduits  over, under, upon, along and across xny and all  (streets and lanes of tho City of Nelson, and of  cotiftructing, equipping, operating* and m.iiu  taininga District 'J olograph and Messenger System and Scrvico in the City of Nelson.  '-'. The said Company shall erect and maintain  such poles, and string, stretch, lay and maintain  such wires, cables-md conduits in such a iiiunnet-  as not to interfere with tho full and unobstructed  use of the streots anil lanes of said City, and  taliall placo such polos at such points and shall  stretch Mich wires at such heights as shall bo  properly designated by the Council of the said  City of Nelson. Such poles-shall be-neatly  dressed In a manner satisfactory to the Council,  and shall not be less than-::*" feet in height above  street grade and' shall be painted as directed by  tho Council.  3. It shall be lawful for tho Council at any  tiniotogivo the Company leave to string ii.s  wires on any poles, or in or along any conduits,  belonging Co.' the said City of * Nolson, upon such  torms or conditions (if any) as may from time  to time ho agreed upon.  i. Whenever it shall bo ncccessary for the  mid Company, in constructing, repairing, altering or operating such system, to break or dig up  or in any manner'disturb or interfere with any  street or -lane,-it shall without delay put such  street or lane in as good, condition as it was before it was so broken, dug up, disturbed or interfered with, and it shall forthwith remove  from such street or lane all surplus earl h, Btones  or rubbish or other material resulting therefrom.  5, Whenever any person, firm or- corporation  shall have obtained lawful-authority from the  Council to remove any building, structure or  edifice through or across any stteet'or lane of the  said City of Nelson; arid tho wires- of" the Company shall obstruct, prevent or intirfere with  such removal, tho Company shall within twenty-  four hours after notice In writing from the Council or tlio City Engineer remove*or raiso such  wires so as to allow an' unobstructed passage for  such building, structure or ortitice. '  fi. Whenever it shall be nece>sary; In grading,  removing, altering or otherwise working upon  any street, lano or sidewalk'of"the"-raid City, to  remove any pole, poles, cables, conduirs'or wires  belonging to the Company; the Company shall,  upon receiving twenty-four hours' notice fiom  the Council,* remove such polo, poles, cables,  conduits or wires; nnd if the Company shall neglect or refuso so to do, such polo, poles, cables,  conduits or wires may be remove I by the Council nt tho expense of the Company, such expense  to be recoverable with costs from tho Company  in like manner us municipal tuxes.  7. Tho Coinpuuy shall commence tho construction of, snch District Telegraph and Mo-suuger  System within two months and shall have the  came in  operation-to tbe  satisfaction of .the  Council wlihln fix: months after thp date on  which this By-Law -shall taku effect and shall  keep the tame in continuous operation I hereafter, reasonable delays on account of iceidents  excepted.  8. Tho Company shall in the exercise of the  riehts and privileges*hereby grunted opera olis  said system and maintain tho t-ame in such manner as th-a Council may deem necessary for thu  protection of Iho pei sons and property of tho  public.  3. '1 ho Company shall be liable for and fl" all  indemnify the City of Nelson for all dama-*e-<  arising out of the construction and operation'of  its said system.  * 111 A contract embodj ing tho provisions hero-  . of and covenants on the part of loe Company to  ' conform to and fulfill nil the matters und provisions hereby lequired of if, shall be drawn and  shall be executed by the City ot Nrlfcon and tho  Company -within two months after the date on  .which this Hy-l,awshall tako effect.������ *  "-,11. This Uy-Law shall take effect and bo of  force on and after tho 28th day of January. *1!J0I  --12. This By-Law may bo ci'ed us the "Distil  Tolegrnph By-Law No. 85."  1      -  NOTICE.  Take notice that the abovo is a true copy of  the proposed By-Law upon which tho v lo of the  el ctorc of-tho-MunicipaUty will be taken* Foi '  the East Ward-at the Cif.y Polieo* Court, on tho'' '  east side of Jos'-phine street, between Hiker ind .  Victorlt streets --for the Wcsr; Ward at the ollioo  of theExchi-quorGo'd Mining Compaiiv, on the  north side of H.iker strei-t/betwaen Sttnilf* and  Koolcnay streets, iu the City of Nelsgii. on Thurs  diiv, ihe  seventeenth  d��y of January, instant,  between  iho  hours'or   8  o'clock-a.  in. and-t  o'clock p. m. J. K*- STllACll AN,  ,, , . "-       City Clerk.  Nolson, B C��� January 4th, 1901. . -  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  neb  PUBLIC NOTICE.  Public notice is hereby given lo the Electors of  tho Municipality of the City of Nelson thai I  require the presence of said electors at thu  council chamber of tbe city ofllce ou Josephine  street in tho said cit; ou Monday, the fuuruenlh  day of January, 11101, at 12 o'clock noon, fir the  purpose of teleciing persons to rcpiebeni, them im  the inunicipxl council as mayor and a dermen.  The candidates sball.be nominated in writing,  the writing shall bosuosciibod-bytwo; voteis of  the municipality as proposer and seconder, and  shall bo delivered to the returning onlcer'aL .my  time between the date of this notice- and 2 p m.  of Hie day of-the nomination, and in the event of  a poll being'necessary such poll * shall be';opcncd  on Thurstlav, the-seventeenth- day cf- Jauuarj,  1901, at the Wlowing-places, viz:: . ' p'::  For the East Ward at-the city-police-court on  the east sideof Josephine street; between Biikcr  and Vic;orI_ streets, and -��.v-���*'���-���'���.-  For. tho- West:iWard at the!<office.-ofctbe Ev  chequer Gold Mining Company on the nori h s:do  of iiaker street;\*'between- Stau'ey s' reet .in i  Kootenay street, and such poll will be opened at  8 o'clock a.m. and keptopen until A o'clock p m.  on the i-aid seventeenth clay of Jahuaryi'1-IOi, of  which every person-is hereby requirej. to take  notice and govern himself accordingly.  The   qualifications by .law r required   ti   be  .possessedibyithe-candidatesiforiUiOiOfllcis^iiboie���  rnr-ntioned are as follows::���-'���'.'��� ,'���������:  For mayor such' persons 'as are'male British  subjects of the full age of twenty-one jeir .and  are not dlrqualified under any law, and line  been for the s*x months next preceding the d.iv  of nomination the registered owner in the Laud  Registry office of land or real property in the  ci yof the assessed value on the last municipal  assessment roll of one thousand dollars or more  over and above any registered: incumbrance or  charge, and who aro otherwise duly qua'itieil an  municipal voters.  Foraldermen.-suchporsonsasare male British  subject' of tho full age of twenty-one years, und  nva not disqualified underany Jaw, and have been  for the six months next preceding thi day of  nomination iho registered owner in the Liiid  Registry of lnnd or real property in the city of  the Hssesscd value on tho list municipal astcu- '  ment roll of five hundred dollars or mora oter  and above tiny-registered incumbrance or charge,  and who arc othc-wisc qualified as uiuniUpul  voters.  Given under my hand at Nelson,-in the pro*. Inco  of British Columbia, tho fourth day of January,  lUOl.        J. K. STRACHAN, Returning Ollicei.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF NELSON  APPLICATIONS WANTED.  . The undersigned has beon authorized by  resolution of tlie city council to ask for auplica-  tions for the position of chief of tho Fire Department of the City of Nelson. Applicants will  slate age, nativity, experience ��� and \\heio,  wheclier married or single, and givo recom-  moadations from chief of department *�� hero  now employed and from underwriters Mnrk  applications: "App ication for Chief of Fire De-  pirtment." and address ���  J. K. ST RACHAN. City Clerk, Nelson. P. C.  Dated January 2nd, 1901.  Notice of  Application  License.  to Transfer ��  Notice is hereby given that I intend to apply  at the next sitting of ihe Board of License Commissioners of the City of Nelaon for permission to  transfer my retail liquor license, for the premifaes  sii.uataa on ihe cast naif of Lot i. Block 2, in the  City of Nelson, aud known as the Grand Hotel,  to Oustavus Nelson. JOHN BLOMBKRG.  Dated at Nelson.-B. C, this 3rd day of Janu.tr>,  1901.  Witness: Thomas Symes.  Notice  of  Application to  License.  Transfer a  Notice is hereby given that I Intend to appl} afc  the next Hitting of the Board of License Coin-  mission��rs 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 1. lu  the Cily of Nelson, and known as the Glno 1'ot,  saloon, to Thomas Spioatt.      G US. NKLSON.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., this 3rd day of Jaimai \,  l'.KII.'  Witnes*:- Joii.v 1Ii.omhei*(3.  NOriCE.  All parlies having claims against the Nelson  *'   ' "'    vul present thtni uo  -���:>:&$]  ;.,"-���> tf*y|  ' yvs;y  ."���-/Mi  * **-f-*i  - ��� ;iM  ��� -^  ��� ������;^|  *���' v^t*-*?!  -.T'-.'-i'^l  j '''.���.^���if  ' ':~f'.gi\  ^,  Mi  ���j u **   y s i  t itrCl  ��-y i\  ' *^*iTi  '^M  - v^i  *   ���*/ I  ^ p** !  *     C-  -   *-*$���  ^     " .Vim A. I  *. '    ' f__l  "   -'JAS  >*-**, *Ji%t  ' .��!__  *,  ^1  ���VI  Trades and Labor Ass.mbly wi  once for payment.���'  J. H. MATHESON, 3icte  .iry. THE  TRIBUTE: NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY JANUARY 8 l_0l  '��-  m  J-*-'***  fi  if  m  11 =  IS  Assayers Su  We carry in stock a full line of afissayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our gDods cannot be excelled  and  our  prices are   reasonable.-;*zr"r^n^^H^HHEH_;?-^3HiH^;  We are British Columbia Agents for..  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  ..���.. WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH <Sc THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F. TE"ETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOCK  NELSON,   B. C.  .. Fit=Reform Clothing..  LEADS  IN   PUBLIC  FAVOR.  Keep this in mind when buying your Winter Suit. We  are now carrying a complete stock of F.t-Reform makes  and can ensure satisfaction. See our magnificent lines  of fancy vests.   The very  latest in style and pattern.  The Nelson Clothing House  217. AND 219 BAKER STREET. NELSON.  m  from 75c to $3.50.  riTTMTTii���r '-���*-���**--  For the balance of.this month we are offering special reductions in  Carvers, Ladies Companions and Nickle-Plated Copper Ware.  Lawrence Hardware Co.  A FULL LINE OF  "Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  - local and coast.  Flooring  local and coafib.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail   .  . Mouldings  Shingles;.  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  .  of all kinds.  nr WHATYOU *WANT IB NOT:IN STOCK  WK WIIX. M -KB IT FOB VOU  CALL AND GiCT PKICES,  J. A. Sayward  HALLAND_AKK; STREETS, NELHOW '  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  C0RNEK OF  HENDRYX AND VBRNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Door_.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  C.W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD1  Hard Coal      tfjlfl 7R ICrow's Nost .    fl***** IK  Anthracite    *��IU./0 | Ooal 99.10  X3*EiraI*V*BS*R*El*P  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can bo accepted unless accompanied  by cash. ���  TELEPHONE 33.  Olllce:  Corner of HaU  und'Bakor Streets.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value tor the money In the market  for all purposes.  tekmb cash     W. P. Ti_rn_y, General Agent  Tnloohnnn 147.    Offlrv* ����-*-Hih O. I��. J. OhrlaMf*.  IP __^ OIK IE JEtS  Tenders wanted for packing  machinery and supplies from  Seaton Lake to the Lome Mines,  in the Lillooet District.  For particulars apply to  LESLIE  HILL,  Managing Director,  tyines Exploration' Ltd.  P. 0. Drawer 749, Vancouver, B. C.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition;  CANjBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Stre_t  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR RENT  6-roomed house and bath, together with kitchen  .r.rantjo, complete with'hot and cold water. Observatory streol,  magnificent viow; rent, in-  -' eluding water.rate, $25 per month.  5-rbomea : house,' (corner Cedar and Carbonate  ���  btreets; S{20 per month.  5-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $15 per month.  4-roomed cottage. Gore street $12.50 per month.  9-roomed house, corner of Mill and Hall streets;  .$30 per month, from 1st November.  Rents collected.' Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savingo Company. V  C. D J. CHRISTIE  General Broker  FIRE INSURANCE  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  Agent for the Canada Life Asaurance Co.  For Sale  0 Room Houso .... .7. ?2,100.00  2 25-Koot Lots on Robson street    W.0.00  1 flO-Foot Lot* on Robson street.     ftVI.OO  For Rent.  7 Room House. S'iO.OO  6 Room House......  -5.00  fi Room House   15.00  A Ground-Floor Olllco  2,3.00  See my list of Real Estate.  MONEYTO LOAN  lowest, or any tender, not necessarily accepted. J  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  AddIt ��. Ta. LT0NNOX. BoHritinr. VAlarni fl.  0  CHINA HALL  A Multitude of     .-��  ...SENSIBLE GIFTS ...  Nothing is better appreciated as a  holiday gift than some neat articlo of  Crockery or China, or some choice  piece of Glassware for the dining-  table. It is always in use, and a constant reminder of the donor's thought-  fulness. See our stock of house furnishings, just opened.  McFarland & Brockman  First Door West of C. P. }\. Offices  BAKER STREET.  The Cabinet Cigar Store  G.B. MATTHEW, Proprietor.  Headquarters for  "CARAMEL"   "POMMERY"  "SMILAX"   "VIRGIN   GOLD"  Smoking and Pipes.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in virtue of the Act of  the Dominion Parliament, 63 and 64 Victoria, Chapter  103 and Chapter 104, the name   of      j ;  THE MERCHANTS' BANK Og HALIFAX  Will be changed to  TCbelRo^al JSanfc ot&ana'ba  from and after ���  the Second day of January; 1901.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  E.  L.  PEASE,  General Manager.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  W. A. Galliher, M. P., has received a reply to the urgent communication forwarded by .him to  the postoffice department regarding the eastern mail service into  Nelson. Tlie department advises  him that the matter is being looked  into and will be attended to at  once.  It is generally admitted .that.Tin*:  Tribune is the best advertising  medium in Kootenay. It is read  every day by over i5000 of the men  and women who either have homes  or would like to have homes in  Kootenay.  Born, to the wife of George W.  Steele of the Lawrence Hardware  Company, on Monday, at Tilson-  burg; Ontario, a son.  The members of Nelson lodge No.  25, Knights of Pythias, will tender  Rev. Robert Frew a - banquet  tonight on the eve of his departure  for a considerable period from the  city.  P. .T. Russell of- the Athabasca saloon advertised for a porter in yesterday's Tribune, and had 21 applicants before noon.  At the regular meeting of the  Knights of Pythias tonight a farewell address will be presented by  Rev. Robert Frew, an . honored  member of the order. It is desired  that every member of Nelson Lodge,  No. 25, be'present.  About $43,000 was expended ou  streets and sidewalks in Nelson'in  1900. _y       '      .   ,-y  The fire department cost the city  $10,000 last.year.  Donations and subscriptions took  $5000 of the city's money in 1900.  A few days ago Angus MeFarlane  was found iu a shack near the old  paw mill in a precarious condition  from typhoid fever. He was brought  to the hospital, but was never sufficiently conscious to tell where his  friends could be located. At midnight MeFarlane was living, though  very low, and his life was despaired of.  SHORT   COUNCIL   MEETING*.  Last night's meeting of the city  council was brief, and devoted  |-largely���to^ordinar-y���matters_of-  routine business. Several minor  points were discussed, among these  being .the passage of* "the usual  accounts.  The following resolution dealing  with a matter of considerable importance was unanimously carried:  Moved by aldermen Hall and  Arthur and resolved, that it is the  opinion of the council that it is to  the best interests of this city to  erect an adequate electric plant on  Kootenay river for light and power  purposes at the earliest possible  date. This places the council of  1900 on record for the benefit of  their successors..  Mayor Houston read for the information of the council the annual  report of the chief of police prepared for submission to the police  commissioners.  Tho members in attendance were:  Mayor Houston and aldermen Hall,  Arthur and Irvine.  WELL UP  IN YEARS.  Prominently displayed at The  Palm confectionery store is a portrait of Mrs. Mills, grandmother of  -Mrs. Wallace G. Brown, and probably the oldest living person in  Canada. Mrs. Mills is 110 years  old, herjast birthday being, in October, 1900. Her relatives in Nelson include Hugh Nixon, a son-in-  law, Mrs. Brown, a. granddaughter,  and William Fotheringham, a great  grandchild. Mrs.. Mills resides in  the township of Blanchard, county  of Perth, Ontario, with her son  David, a youngster of 65 summers.  On her 112th birthday Mr. and Mrs.  Brown of Nelson were present at  the festivites with which the occasion was marked. Up to a recent  date the centenarian was. in excellent health, and, though now feeble,  is still able to read an ordinary  newspaper  without artificial  aid.  Her memory, too, has been quite  phenomena), as up to a few months  ago she would'often give the names  of clergymen whom she had beai'd  preach (,0 years before, and to. repeat their texts and long extracts  from the sermons delivered.  Kootenay'Lodge Installs Officers.  . Last night was a field night with1  Kootenay Lodge No. 10,1. O. O. F.,  the occasion being the installation  of oflicers for the ensuing season.  The members were present in strong  force and tlie event was specially  notable because of the fact that the  lodge is entering the new century  with its membership roll just over  the century mark. The installing  officers were.:   A.  H.  Clements, D.  D. G. M. F.; F. McLellan, G. M.; J.  Neelands, Gk W.; Angus Shaw, G.T.;  and George Keyes, G. S. The new  officers of the lodge are: .T. A. McRae, junior past grand; G. H. Kin-  rade- vice-grand; F. J. Squire, secretary; W." B. Pollard, treasurer;  George Hale, warden; F. H. Smith,  conductor; ,-A. G. Shaw, outside  guard;.R..McLean, inside guard; J.  Neelands, right supporter of N. G.;  F. Spponer, .left supporter of N. G.;  E. H. Miller,; left supporter of vice-  grand: J. Wadds, right' supporter  of v.icergrand; Theo Madson, right  scene supporter; -J. , Traves, left  scene supporter. After the -ceremonies the, members were enter-'  tained at su'pper.and spent,a pleasant evening..  Mining'Records'at Nelson.  Xesterdayr's'mining records were:  TransfersyAhalf interest in the  Denmark\. and Viana claims on  Whalebaek-'mountain by 'D. F.  Mowat to Charles Monroe; a third  interest in.the North Star group on  Fern mountain and a half in the  Duluth on Keno creek by William  S. Doyle of.Hall to Joseph Sturgeon  of Nelson ; .the Bonnie claim on Hall  creek by Henry Price of Hall to W.  S. Doyle;;. .the Loudon claim on  Wolfe creek by James Hearn of  Ymir to James Roberts of Spokane;  a third interest in the Buffalo claim  on the north fork of Wild Horse  BUSINFSB   MTSNTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply The Royal  Bank of Canada.  To let���-Furnished rooms in Car-  .neyjblock.   Reasonable ratoj.   Cash paid for scrap iron, brass  and copper.   Nelson Iron Works.  If you want to buy or sell anything go to the "Old Curiosity Shop."  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer baru on- Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  Wanted���A white porter; must  bo steady; -good wages. Apply Athabasca  saloon.  For Rent.���Two fine offices centrally located. Apply to A. H. Buchanan, Bank  of Montreal.  Two large, well-furnished rooms  to let. 1 nnd 5 Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vornon.  For    Sale    Cheap���New    cabin  handy to -smelter.' Apply to George F. Motion,  at Nelson Wine Company's storo.  "New   lot  just   in."���For   fresh  candies, fruits, nuts, etc., call at the Bon Ton  Confectionery, Baker street, Miss A. L. Kllnk-  wllz.     .'"-.,'  Wanted.���Free milling gold pro-  Eerties in British Columbia.   Andrew. F. Rosen-  erger, Nelson, B. C.   Phono No. 101.  K.-W.-C".  block.  Rooms���For light housekeeping.  Baths, hot and cold water, etc. Apply four doors  above City Hall, Victoria street. ;:  For Sale ���Contents of two-room  flat (down town) furnished compl-.te for hou-e-  keeping.. I liance for man and wife. Address,  Furniture, Tribune office.  Lost���On   Silica   street,   in   the  * neighborhood of postoffice. pocketbook conta'n-  in sum of money. Reward for return of same to  G. A. Chipmp;Box 681.  RemovjBd-^y A.    Gee,   merchant  tailor, haaxemoved to larger prerai-ies. Ho now  occupies a rtore in- the. Tremont Hotel block on  Baker street;   Give him a call.  Prospectors    having    promising  mineral claims are requested to call at The Prospector's Kxchange, Nelson, B. C, room No. 4,  IC-W.-C. block.   i*hone No. 104.  For Sale-r-Profitable hotel business and real estate, knowii as the IRoyal hotel,  corner of Stanley and Silica street. Apply to  Johns & MeLeod, Royal hotel, Nelson.  For sale���Lot 10, block 17, 30 toot  frontage on Victoria street, two houses on  property.. Prico 82800, terms easy. Address  Frank _-. Graham, care of Matheson & Graham'**  barber shop.  To Rent���Five-room cottage, new,  well finished, all modern conveniences, 2J blocks  ea't postoffice, $25 per month, including water  rates. Apply. J. H. Mathescn, at Matheson &  Graham's barber shop.  Miss Von Der Werth���Clairvoyant, palmist and card reading. Gives advice  on commercial'business and minimi; reuni'ca  unhappy io vera and broken-u p. families. Room  1, over Thomson Stationery Company.  1M?  hi. _b~5_t:e_r,s &c oo.  _sri_i__iSO_sr  KASLO  S-A.3**>T3DO_Sr  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  TKLKPHONK 27 Store, Corner Baker and Josephine St**e"e  creek by J. H. McDonald to Michael  Morris; the Maud Hawkins claim  on the Lower Arrow lake by S.  Lefebvie of Trail to Charles Gray of  Trail.  Locations��� The Iron Coon on  Kootenay river near Slocan- .Tunc-  tion- by* Bella Devlin and W. F.  Teetzel.  Certificates of work���To Patrick  Daly on the Atlin Fraction; to  Eugene Croteau on the Alexandre  and Dumas.  "  Work Suspended Until Spring.  The owners of the Bird's Eye  property have finally decided to do  no more work on the proposition  until spring. Word to this effect  reached Nelson from England yesterday and it is thought a deal is  pending.   -   PERSONAL.  Frank Robbins, manager  of the  North Star mine, loft this morning to spend a  couploof weeks in Spokane.  A. York, of Slocan City, is at the  Phair hotel. He brongt t down tw o cars of ore  from tho Two Friends mine for the smelter.  L. C. B. de Veber, of Rossland, is  in the city today.  M. S. Logan,  managing director  of tho Juno Mining Company", was al. the Hotel  Hume yesterday.  W. II. Blakely, of Whitewater, is  at. the Queen's'hotel.  J. G. Ross, the press operator at  the O. P. lVt'elegraph office'.' left last night for  Kamloops wheve he.vill Fpehd'scveral wteks.  AV. Thompson of Sandon is registered at the Madden House.  Removal Sale  We are removing to our new  premises, but can fill all orders  entrusted to us during the next  ten days. '  Canada Drag & Book Co.  Limited.  B.   J.   CURRAN   __is-OUt-for__Alder_m_an__ _.   , West Ward.  VOTE FOR  HIM  Thank You.  A True Story..  A certain man/walked into  a Union Depot and said :  "Gif me a tigkedt to Sh-  pringfielt."       ���  M Do you wish a ticket for]  Springfield, Mass, Springfield,  Ohio, or Springfield, Illinois ?"  ." Vich i_;deCheapest ?"  Most ^E&ple realize that  pennywisejis very frequently  pound foolish; Don't ask is it  the cheapest, but is the best.  We never overcharge.  If Brown said so, It's right.  . gBROWN  JEWELER.  Baker Street,'  NKLSON ]  TO RAILWAY CONTRACTORS  Bids will" be received by the undersigned for  the c-vnstriiction of a Wharf and Transfer Slip  at Lardo. Wesr. Kootenay, B.*U , and also for the  furnishing of 80,000 Track Tie<*. oralo-ser number at the option of the company. Flans, specli-  cations, and forms of render will be furnished on  application, or may be examined in my office.  Bids must be received in this office not later than  12 o'clook, on Tuesday, January ISth, 1901.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  'Signed)    . J. G. SULLIVAN.  Trail, B. C, January 3rd, 1901.  It Counts in Results  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking: _ \  Hice Sweet Butter  Cood 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 IO ���*���������* 185 Baker Street  a-c-niiiiiiiiiitTiTTTTTTTTTTT-TTTTTTTTTTTTTiTr-tTTTTTT-T. izuiu-xxxxxri :zsxx_rxi*r_czxz*:'__:-cxz__:-'xzxx*_xxi**i'i*^  ������THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE!  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Sllver-Iaoad and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling: Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors. ^  Parties having mining property for sale aro requested to'sond samples cf their oro to Iho  Kxchanire fo- exhi-iition  - XVc desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising inineiwi    n  * *      ���        " *     ' " * " . ��� .    l\  claims in Bi'ilislrColumbi.i. * - ���    U  Pro3pectoi9 and mining men are requested to mako the Kxchange their headquarters when    'i  in Nelson. - ��  All samples should bo sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited. y  Address all communications to .   , '  Telephone  104 ANDREW  F.  ROSENBER.GER, ���  P.O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.   g  _xn**i'_xxxxxi*i3xx*x_nix*nxx_ixx__x__.*��xxi-rxi  In the Line of_  FELT SLIPPERS  OXFORD  TIES &na   ���  HIGH SHOES ln  RED LEATHERm*  DONG KID LEATHERS  All our odd  lines are selling'  regardless of cost.  ~CALiy~AN D~ SEE-THEM,  NEELANDS SHOE CO.  ��� ��� ���  WINTER CLOTHING  ,_.    at Great Discount Prices  OVERCOATS offered at from 10 to 25% Discount;  NOBBY WINTER SUITS, All-Wool and Serges, at  ' from 10 to 25% Discount.  Always willing-to show Goods.  No trouble.   Every Garment Guaranteed.  THEO;  MADSON,   Baker Street.  STRAWBERRY  RASPBERRY   .  ������     .������ .  BLACK   CURRANT!  RED CURRANT  Put up in 51b Tins by the  TORONTO BISCUIT & CONFECTIONERY CO.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING  MUSIC.  Mrs. D. B. Murray, graduate in rocal and instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and  vnrnon street.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hangars.  LADIES' TRIIPED Hi\TS]  Endless Variety       ^  And Prices to Suit.  mrs. e. Mclaughlin^  JOSEPHINE STREET.  THE CRANVIHE SCHOOL |  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  Boarding and Day School for Girla. Will rej1  open January 15th. Terms moderate. For terra i|  and prospectus apply to .J.  HADAMOISELLE KERN, Principal', j

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