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 *.���>���*-  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  %  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY? MORNING JANUARY 15 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  MAYOR AND ALDERMEN WERE  ALL DECLARED ELECTED YESTERDAY BY ACCLAMATION.  And Not One of the Elect Was Pres-  ent to Hear the Annouca-  ment Made.  Aldermen���South AA'ard: J. .T. Caulfield, James Sutherland, -George If  Cropsey and I). J. Sullivan. North  ward: Thomas Miller, George It.  Naden, W. .1. Kirkwood and P. A.  Bannerman.  *"A  Yesterday promptly at the hour  of 2 o'olock in the afternoon, returning officer Strachan rend tiie nomination papers of Frank Fletcher for  mayor, and .lohn A.Irving, William  G. Gillett and'.lohn Pnterson for  alderman of the flast Avard, and  John Hamilton, Thomas . Madden  and Harold Selous  the "West AA'ard, and   _ ^   other -nominations *"*���*���*-^-a*  thoso  nominated  e  the city as a city council  for the  year 1001.    None of the candidates  Avere present Avhen the declaration  Avas made.  A few minutes afterwards mayor-  elect Fletcher and alderman-  elect Irving and Gillett appeared on  Josephine street, and they were  congratulated by mayor Houston,  D. M. Carley, Fred Starkey, James  McPhee, Hugh R. Cameron aud  other supporters. ��� Shortly after-  Avards a meeting Avas held in the  committee room's on Vernon street,  Avhere short speeches were made  by the mayor-elect and aldermen  elect Irving, Gillett, and Madden.  Mayor Houston was called on, aud  lie advised thoso present Avho had  supported tho candidates ' before  they were elected to- be, equally.-  loyal and support them* now. that  they-had undertaken the' responsibility of "conducting the city's business affairs;-that"loyal support, did*  not mean opposition and fault-finding because"-of acts done . that . did.  not please them as individuals; that  loyal support meant standing to.  *tJjoir�� ba��ka-/dn^lLjpecaffipnsj' "Oii_  adjourning threekclie"ers,'iftll.a tiger  .were givenTOr mayor Houston, ana"  the same. for. tlie. mayor,-and the  aldermen-elect. ' a  Jt is generally understood that  tahe new council will be sworn in today, and that the key of tlie front  door of the city office will be in the  possession of mayor Fletcher at* 12  o'clock noon.  The following are the names of  tho proposer?, seconders, and assent-  ers to the nomination.  Frank Fletcher, mayor.���Proposer, John Houston; seconder,  ���lohn A. Turner ; assenters, I). M.  Carley, Hugh E., Cameron, A. If.  Clements, .Tacob Dover, l*\ A. -Star-  key, J. A. Gilker, G. .T. Thorpe, ... H.  Matheson. Charles J. Wilson, Robert  Robiusou, .'Fred Irvine, .T. J. Malone,  -I\avid-MeBeathr"Taihes-McPheer"H*r  J. Evans, Y.Tohn A. Kirkpatrick,  TJioii.as:M. Ward.YD, LaBau, David  Morris, and.CharlesHillyer. *  John A. Trying:, alderman East  ward.yProposer, Hugh R; Cameron;  seconder, Fred Starkey: 'asseutjers,  David^M. Carley, Robert Robinson,  .lohnA.Tnrner, George C. S. Patterson, Leonard,Scott, J. IT. Matheson,  G. .1. Thorpe, H. G. Goodeve. James  McPhee, E. Applewhaite, W; i$  Dickson, Jacob Dover, A. C. Ewart,  J. It. Campbell, W. I'VTeetzel, A. G.  Lambert, and Charles Hillyer.  John Patrrson; alderman East  -ward. ��� Proposer, .Jacob Dover ;  seconder, James McDonald; assenters, W. F. Teet'/el, Thomas M.  Ward, James Neelands, Martin  O'Reilly-, D. McArthur, M. Sciilly,  and D. LaBau.  William G.Gillbtt, alderman  East Avard.���-Proposer, George A. 13.  Hall; seconder, Charles J.   Wilson.  Thomas Madden, alderman West  ward.���Proiioser, John.' A. Kirk-  Ijatriek ; seconder,* Charles J. Wilson ; assenters, John A. Turner, W.  Pi Tierney," and Thomas ,T. Sims.  John Hamilton, alderman West  AATirdY. ��� Proposer, Alex Dow ;  secondor, David MacKay.  HaroLoSeloits, alderman West  ward'.���Proposer, A. L. McKillop;  seconder,'Gf. V. Holt.  Revelstoke, January 14.���Mayor  ���Thomas Kirkpatrick and W. J.  LaAv. Aldermen.���Ward 1: W. S.  Newman and F. McCarty, by acclamation. Ward 2: T. J. Graham, T.  K. L. Taylor, and If. J. Bourne.  Ward 3: William Noel and John  Abrahamson, by acclamation.  SHOW SIGNS OF SUBMISSION  CITY WON THE FIRST FALL  IN THE STRUGGLE FOB A WATER  EIGHT ON  Filipinos  Quit  Fighting.  Manila. January 11.���Optimism  is taking the place of eouservativism  among the military men here.  The cause being the numerous surrenders and destruction of insur-  ���^i-^SSSf*- camps, coupled with the en-  --_*..*^-nirin-r endorsing'of the Amer-  tutions among the natives.  The propagation of the principles  of the federal party, aud the knowledge that they are approved by  the United States Philippine commission and the military authorities, and the carrying out of  the terms of general MacArthur's  proclamation, classing all Avho" do  things inimical to the interests of  the army as rebels and traitors, together ' Avith the offering of local  autonomy and protection, and showing the certainty of punishment of  those who remain rebellious, are  having a pointed effect. The cut*;  ting of communications and supplies ,have destroyed the remnants  of tlie insurgents' organizations.  The inhabitants of the towns are  disinclined to any longer 'contribute secretly to the cause,- and -it is"-  generally believed that a number of  provinces will inaugurated general  scheme of provincial government  before' many more Aveeks 'have  elapsed.. The most pronounced resistance at -present is in remote  southern Luzon, ^northern - Mindanao,- Cebu.an$;���.Bohel.'. The> ftr|tj*.  b8*tch"ofa_Fj.irfcy leadihgv'insu"rgent8  who have- been- ordered "to be deported to the island of Guam, sail  on the transport-" Rosecrans" tomorrow.    -  WAITS THE OFFICIAL .SEAL  Kootenay River, Its   Opponent Being*  the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company.  ;Nominations in Other Towns.  Kaslo, January 14.���[Special to  The Tribune].���For Mayor.���G.  Carlson and G..T. Kane. For Ald-  erinen.-���Messrs. Archer, Hartin,  Hodder, Kennedy, Keenan, Archie  Fletcher, Audy Jardine, Papyyorth,  and Martin.Mc Andrews.  Gbebnavood, January 14.���[Special to The Tribune]. For Mayor���  Duncan Ross aud Dr. R. W;  Jakes.'  To Be Delivered Wednesday.  Pekin, January 14.���The protocol was signed this morning, the  idea of protesting against any clause  having been abandoned. Prince  Ching has notified senor deCologan,  the Spanish minister,. Avho is the  doyen of the diplomatic corps, that  the agreement was signed yesterday morning, but that he did not  expect-to-be-able-to-present-it���to-  the foreign envoys before Wednesday, owing to the difficulty of obtaining the imperial seal, which he  asserted is in the forbidden city,  'and-in the private apartments of  ��� the emperor and guarded by the  - emperor's most trusted servants.  He said also that a ��� personal order  from the'-emperor '-would be required before those who have the  seal in charge would deliver it even  to prince Clung.- Russia today began turning over the railway to  Germany. The latter intend"* to  place the management of the line  with former employees of the company under military supervision.  Vancouver Drill Shed Damaged,  'Vancouver, January 14.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The Avhole end  wall of the new drill shed fell down  from the weight of snow in the  wind storm on Sunday night. The  damage is $4000. The basement of  the local post office is badly flooded.  Griffith Griffiths, formerly organist  of St. Andrew's church here, and  lately in the government offices at  Dawson, died ten days ago.  Lord Dufferin Drops Out.  London, January .14.���At "the  meeting of the London and Globe  shareholders today lord Dnfferin in  thanking the shareholders for their  courtesy to him said it was the last  time he would preside. This was  taken to mean that he had. again  resigned the chairmanship of the  corporation.  Timber Merchants Fail.  Liverpool, .January 14.���Pierce,  'Watts & Co., timber merchants,  have been declared bankrupt.  Their. liabilities are estimated at  ��80,000, and their assets at _J-0,000.  The fight that is on between the  City of Nelson and the West Kootenay Power ifc Light Company had  an innings yesterday at Nelson before John A. Turner,  government  agent.    At  the last session of the  legislature the Water Clauses Consolidation  Act,  1897, was amended  so as  to place municipal corporations on the same footing as power  companies in acquiring AVater ���privileges   for   power   purposes.   This  was  tho first effective move that  tlie city made in the fight that is  now on, and it was done so quietly  that tlie power company did not  havo an opportunity to   make  a  move to checkmate it.   The next  move was to select an available site'  for a power station and apply for-a  water'privilege.   The city engineer^  and B/;C.*Riblet, as consulting en-',  gineeiy decided that the upper falls  would be a good place at which to  divert water from the river and  build a power station.    An application for a-water privilege of 1000  inches was  made, on behalf of the  city by mayor Houston, and on the  7th instant the mayor applied for  a record, but he was informed by  the government agent that protests  had beeu entered by both the West  Kootenay Power & Light Company  and L. A. Campbell, Avho happens  .to be the manager of   the power  compiiny. The power company^j-ro-  tested, tliat   the *Ttaking   of  'JOOO  inches   of   Avater   from   the   river  , would injuriously, affect their business;- and -Mr:JCampbell__ protested  rfchSrfi.ifclie'jboint' at wliiiclf" the-water  "was to be'diverted.Avas on his land.  The government   agent   gave the  power company and* Mr. Campbell  notice to appear on the 14th and  he would hear their protests.  Yesterday promptly at 12 o'clock  the hearing commenced. Mayor  Houston and city engineer McCul-  loch appealed for the city, and  JohA\EUiot, barrister, of Nelson,  appeared for Mr. Campbell. The  power company had no direct representative present unless it Avas  Mr. Campbell. F. J. O'Reilly, a  provincial land surveyor, was also  present in the interest of Mr, Campbell. On being called, Mr. Elliot  stated that he had two objections  to offer. 1. That the city had not  passed "a- by-laAV under sub-sections  11, 12and 1-1 of section HO of the  Municipal-Clauses Act, or any of  them, therefore tlie city could not  apply for a water privilege until  that provision of the law had been  ^complied with. 2, That the point  at which the Avater Avas to be  di\*erted was a mill site that belonged to L, A. Campbell. He fol-  loAved up his objections by a learned  .'argument.  Y Mayor Houston, on behalf of the  city, stated that the application  was made under the provisions of  by-law No. .11, a by-laAV that had  stood the test of an appeal to the  supreme court. He .also maintained  that L. A. Campbell did not own  the land at the point at which the  Avater was to be diverted.  Government agent Turner overruled the objections raised by Mr.  Elliot, and ordered tho Avater privilege issued.  Mr. Elliot filed his objections in  writing, and mayor Houston waited  until the record "was issued, and  carried the document to the city  office.  The next move Avill be over the  site for a power station. L. A.  Campbell has staked the laud as a  mill site under the Mineral Act,  and the city has applied to purchase the land under the Land Act.  Both surveys will be made and will  soon be on file in th'eY office of the  government agent.  Refused to Work With Them.  Toronto, January 14.���A local  firm of fruiterers imported two men  from New York. In consequence  all the firm's employees are out on  strike by order of their union.  Premier Robs' New Scheme.  Toronto, January  14.���Premier  Ross *has a scheme for the establishment of an imperial ranch for  raising remounts for the imperial  army. Earl Minto is said to be enthusiastic over t]ie scheme. . He is  preparing a program for meetings  to discuss the subject. Premier  Ross also proposes to co-operate  with the governments of Manitoba  and the Territories in the establishment of immigration agencies in  tho New England-state.  After Increased Subsidies.  Montreal, January 14.���Premier  Dunsmuir and . f attorney-general  Eberts of, British'Columbia" are iu  town today. The premier returns  tonight .io Ottawa, but Eberts is  confined to his hotel here with a  seA'ere cok}. Th�� British Columbia  ministers have'already had' one in-  terA-Mew with the^overuraent with  reference to the raising of the subsidy British Columbia receives from,  the Dominion government, and another has been , arranged for tomorrow.    _V'_______  BLAIR'S RAILWAY PROGRAM  WILL RECOMMEND APPOINTMENT  OF RAILWAYvCOMMISSION.   .  Big  Expenditure Will be Asked for.  Intercolonial Improvements to Accommodate Increased Traffic.  Ottaava, January 14.���Hon. A. G.  Blair announces ��hat a bill is being  framed for presentation to parliament, providingi-'for the appointment of a permanent railway-eom-  mission, to consist of three persons,  with power to.'deal with all matters  now dealt wi_li^by the railway  commission of the priA*y council  and now decided-by. the minister of  ' *   " ,s-- * *  radways, as well-as all matters relating to rates on/rail ways. Parliament * Avill also" De'asked at the  coming session to a-ithoritfo au ex-  ^penditiir.e.^of%.aojn"e-|].iing like-.tAVO.  million "dollars-on {Tie"- line bfj the  Intercolonial railway, from /fruro  to Sydney, and at the latter place,  to accommodate the enormous  traffic expected from the development of theirou and steel industry,  of Cape Breton.  The First in the Province.  Greenwood, .Tanuary 14.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The first  copper bessemeriziug plant to be  brought into this province will be  installed at the.Greenwood smelter.  Yesterday Tl. V. Croll of Spokane,  western representative of the J_. P.  Allis Company, closed a contract  with the British Columbia Copper  Company for a complete converter  plant. It Avill have a capacity_of_  20 tons of blister copper per day.  Tiie plant includes a 40-ton electric  crane, blowing engine, erushiug  plant, one stand of eonvertors and  ��� accessories, and will cost at the  .manufactory $10,000. It will be  capable of handling-the output of  two stacks with a combined capacity of 000 tons of ore per day. The  Allis people supplied all the smelter  plant. Tomorrow it is hoped to  start crushing in the sampling department. If snlTieient coal and  coke be on hand the smelter should  bo blown iii' about the first of  February.  News From the North.  Victoria, .Tanuary 14.���News  was received by tho Amur today  that the Indian troubles have been  settled at Sitka. A convention  was held, when the Indians decided  to settle their quarrel over the precedence of the Crow, Frog and  Eagle families by the abolition of  all chiefs and native customs, and  to obey American laws instead of  old native ones. M. .Kelly of  Juneau is another missing miner on  the DaAVSon trail. He.Avas last  heard of on October Sth, at White  Horse, bound for DaAvson.  Want Something -Definite-  St. John.*'', Newfoundland,- ..Tanuary 14.���Joseph Chamberlain, imperial secretary of state for the colonies, has applied to the .colonial  ministry to reneAV for the present  year the modus vivendi respecting  the French shore question, in order  to enable negotiations to be conducted with Fraa'ce, during the  coming summer, for a settlement of  the question. The cabinet is not  willing to agree to this suggestion  unless some definite propositions  are made.  MINES OF SLOGAN DIVISION  LUCK ATTEND3 DEVELOPMENT  ON SEVERAL PROPERTIES.  More High Grade Oro Encountered in  the Two FriendH, Bondholder  and Enterprise Mines.  News of several important strikes  jvhich Ayere made in the Sloean  mining district during the past  week is at hand. An important  strike was made on the Two  Friends group, situated on Springer  creek betAveen Sandon and Kaslo,  last Thursday. The force was  Avorking in the AA'est drift Avhen a  strike of eight inches of high grade  galena v/as made. This is of considerable importance to the company, as regular shipments are now  being made and much larger returns will be obtained.  On the Bondholder the lead  which AAras being followed Avidened  out from eight inches to one foot.  Where the discovery was made was  at a depth of 150 feet, tho lead  being 8 inches, in width from the  surface to this point. The property  is under lease to local parties, but  is owned by R; C. Campbell-Johnston of this city, A shipment of  two cars has been made, and the  returns were 224 obnees of silver to  the ton. Another shipment will be  ready in a few days.  - "An important strike is also reported to have been made on the  Enterprise group, situated on Ten-  mile -creek, and operated by the  London <fe British Columbia Gold-  fields. The strike was made while  running a crosscut to the right in'  No. 2 tunnel.* A vein to the Avidth  of 8 inches was followed from the  surface to . a depth of nearly 800  feet, and form this point the lead-  was lost, and, for some ktirae past  clevjilopment^hs's been carried on in  '.ojrderrtd'.catcir7 the%1ead/ agaiiii'j-A  crosscut tunnel-was"' then riitvand  Avhile Avorking on it .last ,Wednes-  day a ledge", of 15 inches -of high  grade" shipping ore was encountered. The lead is well defined,  and since it* has been discovered  Avork has been concentrated on it,  and good results have been obtained. It is said that the company contemplates making extent  sive improvements at the property'  during the coming year. It is said  that a large mill is to be erected  aud a sum amounting to $00,000*  has been set apart for this purpose.  It 19 probable that other improvements to carry on the development  of the property more rapidly, -will  be made.  On the Phoenix group, situated  .onJilrin-Uiountam about-two_miles  from Slocan City, a rich strike Avas  also made last week. The strike  Avas made while running a drift  somewhat lower than the old workings. The new ledge stands well  defined between Avails and nearly  fills the breast of the tunnel. The  property is a dry ore proposition.  The chief A'alues are in gold, tlie  returns being about $70 per ton.  The property is now being operated  by an American company under  the management of If. Dunbar. It  was formerly controlled by a stock  company of whom Messrs. Gething  and Henderson of Slocan and G. TI.  Aylward Avere the principal owners.  The smelter trust Avliich it was  feared Avould affect every silver-  lead producing mining district in  British Columbia has not affected  the Slocan mining district in tlie  least. The reason is that the majority of the properties aro dry ore  producers and they are in high demand among all the smelters, as  they aid greatly in fluxing purposes.  A cut in treatment rates has been  made by the management of at  least two of the smelters dm ing the  last 10 days in order to secure the  ores. A still further reduction has  been promised and will undoubtedly take effect .shortly. Interested  parties have adyisedYloeal shippers  to make no coiitracts for the time  being, in view of the proposed reduction. Owing to this fact purchasers have been attracted to the  camp and are'noAV looking for properties in which to invest.  The Alice Wagon Road Completed.  W. A. McLean, who had charge  of the construction of a wagon road  from the town of Creston to tho  Alica mine, in the Goat .river, district, has returned home to Nelson.  Just before he came in the road Avas  completed and it is now one of the  best in that district.   The distance  of the road is about three miles and  was built with the aid of money  advanced by the provincial government and by the   company represented by T. G. Procter.   The former advanced $750 while the  latter  put up $250, the total -.cost of the  road being $1000.   The   completion  of this road gives an easy access to  the Alice property and the work  upon   it   will   be pushed rapidly.  Siuce the road has been readj*  for  use a large amount of supplies have  beeu taken to the mine.   For some  time past the development of  the  property    has    been    carried    on  steadily and a large quantity of ore  has been stored in the bins.   Within the next few days a shipment of  ore will be   made   to   the   Nelson  smelter.-   The company   has   done  good work in advancing  this property as they bonded it but a short  time ago.  NEELY WILL RETURN!. CUBA  Upon Embezzlement Charges.  Washington, January 14.���The  United States supreme court today  announced its decision in the case  of C. W. F. Neely. charged Avith  embezzlement of the public funds  of Cuba, while acting as financial  agent of the department of posts  of that island, holding that" Neely  was subject to extradition. Justice  Harlan handed down, the court's  opinion which was unanimous, and  immediately after the opinion was  concluded an order was issuing requiring that .the mandate in the  case be issued at once. The opinion  embraced a complete review of the  case, detailed the Taws relating to,  extradition,,and quoted the act of  June Gth, 1900, extending the pro-'  visions of section 5270 of the revised  statutes to. foreign countries.    : ;  ��� As soon as"the'war department is  officially-' informed of the decision  "of.the United States court' sustaining /its contention in the. case of  Ned,  Jp,_isoner  for trial. .Neely is now in' custody  in Ludlow street jail, New York,  pending the passing of the civil  proceeding'' against him on the  charge of having brought stolen  goods into the city of NeAV York.-  Increased Railway Earnings.  Albany, New York, January 14.  ���The state board of railway commissioners in their annual report  show an exceedingly prosperous  condition for the railroads operating in this state. The steam surface roads earned in the gross  $27,000,050 more than in 1890, and  their net earnings were $10,212,410  more than in 1S9U. The total number of Accidents on the lines of  steam surface railroads Avere 071  killedand-].'U4-injuredran���increase"  of 33, from 1809 in killed and of 48  injured.  Another Waterworks Accident.  Jamkstoavn, New York, January  14.���A frightful,; occurred at the  Jamestown Avaterworks pumping  station this afternoon. Eight men  were at Avork ou a scaffold over a  deep reservoir, Avhen tho frame  work gave way and they fell thirty  feet into the reservoir, in Avhich  there Avas only shallow water. All  were injured, four fatally. They  are SteAvarl; Conant, William Johnson, Otto Lawson and Abraham  Johnson. '   Rather Heavy Casualty List.  Lonijon, January 15.���The official  list of the British casualties in the  recent fighting at Bengast shows  29 killed, 59 wounded and 72 missing. This does not account for the  British losses at other points of  simultaneous attacks by the Boers,  namely Wonderfontein, Nooitgo-  ilacht and Wildefontein, and sIioavs  that affairs in that quarter Avere  more serious than lord Kitchener  reported them to be.  THE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS  MADE IN NELSON  DURING THB  TEAR  1900  According to the Report Filed With  the Council by City Engineer JIfcCulloch.  on  _'l_\ ' I  ' -Vi-i  ���lj^steps ^svi I\ .bo^fca.l-'eri :*fcSr>>.s^ci-ire^  ,v-he~HpL--oner,---r��movAl-;to'^  *Lrr*__*_  _���?tyX  -������a-"?''I  ��� ������y|  . .a, L  : -JiiVl  ���*=-!%'  ���VA  -o- ���*���"*.** I  Denmark Anxious to Sell.  Col'BNiiAOE.v, January 14.���It is  understood hero that the sale of  the Danish West Tndies to the  United States will soon be completed. It is added that the minister of finance, II. Eherriug, is concluding satisfactory arrangements.  The desire here is to sign the convention before March 4th.  Draw in Twenty-Five Rounds.  Louisville, Kentucky, January  14.���The Kid Broad-David Sullivan  light at the Auditorium tonight  Avas declared a draw at the end of  the twenty-fifth round.  The members of the city council"  for the year 1900 are to be congratulated for the many improvements that they have been successful in executing for. the benefit of %  the   city   through   tho. board" of  public works during their term of  oflice.  , The greatest improvements ,  done was probably  thoso in eon--  nection    with   tho    Avater   v.or_\n  system.   With the completion" of  the T4-inch steel water main up  Cottonwood creek last winter, the  city   has   now    two   independent  sources   of Avater  supply, namely   ,  from Cottonwood creek and Anderson creek, guaranteeing an adequate  and   efficient AATater supply" for a  city   four times   Nelson's  present ���>  population.   During the time Avhen.  the smelter started up last fall the,���j  Cottonwood "pipe line was brought ^*  into use and has been in continual  use since;   Owing .to"some of the " " -  streets having to be graded a num-".'.;;  ber of mains had to be lowered,' ,:.,  principally those on Baker, Lati-}- -J  mer,'Cedar and  Victoria   streets.;.  The two-inch pipes on Hooverstreet,   ���>.��-'  , between Ward and Josephine, have  been replaced for four-inch" pipes  and the four-inch pipe, on .Ward  street has been replaced for a' six-  inch'one.:-   During the past-year  7840 feet of new'pipe has been laid  throughout the streets and alleys  of Nelson, and now the total length  of water mains in use amounts  to  the large sura of 57.885 feet../Thi_*y**;%';  is approximately* speaking 1 l',milef.   ;. *X .���*���  In connectioijL?AA*ith the*-,.sewerage     ' '   '"  a. a.1  -       ..��*--;; "a &J-       tVltf W*   _,   ���   ���       ,  .,01'the city- a/Javge aiwpnnt of'work  has been "dotier^-AJiM-Tng^the -past,  S'ear tbe   total   amount . of  sewer  pipe laid was'-1,442 feet, making, a  distance   of   about   tAvo   and   one  sixth miles.   The .total   length   of ���  sewers laid up to the present time  is 85,010. feet, or in" the neighborhood of six and ��� two-third ' miles.'  Tho number of man-holes biiilt dur- "  ingthe year was 28 and   tlie ' number of catch-basins constructed was  22.    Tho total number of plumbing  permits issued up to ,date  is  and the number issued during  190()  Avas 259.  In the sidewalk department, during the past year a total number of  19,070 feet Avere constructed but iu  addition to this 1583 feet have been'  taken up and relaid to grade.   The  total amount of sidewalk in use at  the���present-tirao- is~0.'5i780~linear"  feet, or approximately speaking, a,  distance of 12i miles.  During the year a move was made  towards permanent street itnprovo--  ments and for this purpose a 15-tou  steam roller and a rocker usher was  purchased.   As a consequence most  of the expenditure ou streets' was  more in the   nature of permanen t  improvements.   Baker   stroet  was  paved with a first class Telford-  macadam   pavement' each side of  tho street from' Hall  curbing.   A portion  streetAvas also paved,  being lined   with   a  streets were also graded  and  into an excellent condition.  In connection AAith the electric  light system many important improvements were made. The elee-i  trie light dam on Cottonwood creek  Avas improved and strengthened  and is now capable of sustaining an  enormous amount of water. During the year the following extensions of the street linings have beeu  01S,\  to Kootenay  of  Josephine  Many other  heavy   stone  put  made: On Cedar street from Vernon to Lake,'thence along Lake to  Park, along Park to Water and  thence to Willow street; on Silica  from Hall to Park; on Kootenay  from Observatory to Robson, and  on Josephine from Observatory to  Robson, and along the latter (o  Hall. About seventeen 50 c. p.  incandescent street lights havo  been placed at various street corners throughout the city. Forty-  two meters have been installed  with good results as to the checking of waste. The water wheels at  the power house have a rated  capacity of 430 horse power, and  the dynamos of about 400 horse  power. There is at present being  used about 317 electric horse power,  ��� leaving a normal surplus of 83 electric horee power. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C Ttt^lsMYyJlisDAiiY IS L90i  n  r  -*'  I*!  I*.  '''  Yf,1  - -i  ,'���*  ���.��S.'tL&*_W,<3L&__^&.^*%i^'^  i_.'J��*^*^^S'^US'^^^'-^'-^- /.  7 ~-? ���** *5 * a-* ^ r3>�� * ���- -0 ��� 0' 0 ~>\  STILL ON  Ht  Hi  Hi  m  Hi  iii  Hi  ill  \ii  at the  Hudson's Bay-  Stores.  *****i******************  Hi  Ht  ii)  Ht  Hi  Hi  ill  ifc  ii/  ii)  ii)  ii)  ii)  Soft weather is taking jg  ii)  ii)  away the Rubbers, but we 5  $ have lots left. I  il)  0)  ii)  Hi  ii)  (ti  *���  to  to  to  J*  to  to  $ stock of  to  ***3********************  Ht  ii)  Remember:  25 per cent Discount |  ii)  ii)  to  to  ************************  No  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Reserve on all our to  .1}  to  to  to  to  to  Dry Goods  Men's Furnishingsjg  Boots and Shoes  ************************  to  to  to  to  to  to  '9^0.0.0.0.0.0'0'0.0.0 0-*S-  ''"���t-^^^'-C-'^'-^-tM^^P^.-'t-V  r>f-i*'^9<��_*'  ��Jte ��vtbun^  oyer -what they, unhesitatingly say   haabeeu a   prerae'diated^.attempt-  ���A^BAi^g^h^&e^whtf^elecfceil 1 on,th^'pai*t of certf in ���parties who  John  ' T-Ioustwri*'  mayor _~;bui*ne'd  brooms and jollified because jof,the  victory- they -had-won in ..a* civic  election::- John Houston's opponent  tlieri'.was-Frank Fletcher.' Yesterday John Houston and his supporters made Frank Fletcher mayor  of Nelson without an election, and  pledged  him their -hearty support  . during his iucnmbency of the office.  They not only made Mr. Fletcher  mayor, but they elected six aldermen with whom-he can-work. This  is politics, but at the same- time it  is what must be "done if the people  are-to. have their affairs successfully   managed.       Nelson   should   make-a-goocLrecordyhis_year,_as_a_  civic corporation, for the mayor-  elect has had two years' experience  as an alderman, and he has as colleagues six aldermen who are sue-,  cessful business men. . Nelson is all  i ight.      ������_   The Aliner announces that it has  been reorganized, and that it will  quit the evening field and return  to the morning field. It is understood that editor Beaton has  severed connection Avith tho paper,  and that His successor is to bo the  man who w.as said to have furnished the brains for the Aline  Owner's Association in their light  against the Miners' Unions and the  Eight-hour laAv. The new business  manager is to be Duncan A.���McFarland, who under the Cro.isdaile  management was storekeeper, at  the '.Silver King mine. Tbis current  rumor that John Elliott and .T.  Roderick Robertson are. to be the  editors of the overdraft column,  the most difficult to edit of all columns in a newspaper. Afay the  Aliner, under its new ���'management,  have all the success it deserves.  GREENWOOD'S VOTER'S LIST  Said to be. Unfair.  Greenwood, January. 14.���[Special to The Tribune].���There promises to bo sone. sensational developments in the municipal campaign  before Thursday next. Members of  lhe Ross cpnimittee are worked   up  are^-iriterested in-'the election'of'Dr.'  Jakes",,for the mayoralty, to ..stuff  the voter.-slist. This will doubtless  be. brought out at a public meeting  to, be held on Wednesday, -the eve  of the election, at which both -' candidates will be present.  The correspondent of   The -Tribune today searched   the   transfer  book and voter's list - at   the   city  hall and-found that a large number  of transfers   of   real   estate- were  added immediately before the closing of the list ��� on * December   1st.  With the exception of   Alike   Eild-  erman,   eity   driver; city   solicitor  Andrew Leamy and his   son John,  and one or two others,' the majority of these now registered   voters'  are disinterested persons, living outside the city, and as   a   matter   of  -fact notcontributing-one���cen t^to-  the maintainence of   the   corporation,    ne also  found  that  certain  names had been added   to the list  after its   close   on   December   1st.  Under the Alunicipal Act the mayoi  has power to revise   the   list,   and  that the same shall be returned " to  the city clerk on or before tlie third  Afonday in December (17th).  When  it Avas returned thofolloAving names  had been added, as being owners of  property: Andrew Leamy, John A."  Kearny, Afark Kay, Michael   Milder-  man and Pat Hickey.  The following names  Avere added  to the list by transfers immediately  prior   to   December    1st:    hi   tlie  North Avard: Philip Fraser, carpenter, Alother  Lode  mine; Fddie Dolour,    prospector,    city;      Charles  Hooper, miner, Alother Lode; Arthur  Jacobs and James   Jones,  miners,  Sunset   mine;     Aiurdock    Kempt,  miner,   Sunset;-  Thomas    Alalday,  miner,  Alother Lode;   .Tames Morgan,   miner, Alother Lode;   Philip  McDonald;  hotelkeeper, city;   Neil  McFadden,   miner,   Alother    Lode;  Dan   M'cCrlasher,    miner,    Sunset;  John Angregon, shift boss, Alother  Lode; John, Kenneth and Dan Mc-  Reth, miners, Alothar Lode; W. AIc-  Tniomany.-miner,' Mother Lode; A.  11. McDonald,  carpenter, city;   Joe  Pilon, miner, Alother- Lode; l?,obort  AT. Roger, miner, Alother Lode.   In  the South ward, Minto Cragie, carpenter,   John    Fraser,,  carpenter,  Mark Kay,   carpenter,   Anaconda;  John A.   Leamy,  clerk, Anaconda;  Aud row Leamy, eity solicitor, Anaconda; George Shipley,  bartender,  Anaconda; Pat Hickey, prospector,  Anaconda.; F. S. Smith,  unknown,  and Michael Rilderman, city driver,  city.    In justice to many of these  gentlemen it may besaicf they were  unaware that their names had  been added to the list, and some, at  least, Avill refuse to cast a ballot.  The agreements upon which tho  transfers ' are said to hare- been  made were of the most irregular  desci iption. The names of some of  the new owners are not even spelt  correctly, and in other cases appears  the nickname instead of the Christian name.  Yesterday Duncan Ross and Dr.  Spankie drove out to the Alother  Lode and Sunset mines, where most  of the new voters live, aud pointed  out to the men that they will be  held liable if they attempt to use  the franchise. No sooner were they  through than I )r. Jakes and Alike  Kane appeared on the scene apparently for the opposite purpose. Tho  Ross committee say that if any of  the added voters exercise the fran-  chipc*. so obtained, they "will be held  accountable.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply The Royal  Bank of Canada.  "Wanted���A fiirst-class   reporter.  Apply .it. Tribune oflico.  To let���Furnished rooms in Carney block.   Reasonable rales.  Cash paid for scrap iron, brass  and copper.   Nelson Iron Works.  If you want to buy or soil anything go to (lie "Old Curiosity Shop."  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vornon stroet. Telephone  call 'id.  For Rent.���Two fine oflioes  een-  trallj localnl. Apply to A. H. Buchanan, Hank  of Montreal.  Two large, Avell furnished rooms  io lot. 1 and ."> Macdonald block, oonicr Josephine and Vei non.  Wanted���Board  and  lodging  in  p-ivati family for boy attending school. State  lerins to Prod Adio, Waneta. li C.  Wanted���A good strong girl, 13  loll years oM. Apply to Mrs. Rowley, corner  Josephine and Observatory streets.  ,- For , Sale    Cheap���New    cabin  handy lo,smelter. Apply to fieorfte I*. Mol.on,  at Nelson Wine Company's store.  "New   lob   just   in."���For   fresh  randies, fruits, nuts, etc., rail at, the Hon Ton  Confectionery, Baker .street. Miss A. Ij. JClnilc-  witr*!.  . "Wanted.���Free milling gold pro-  peri ies> in Hrilish Columbia. Andrew J'*. Rosen-  berger. Nelson; IJ. U. l'lione No.-Jtil, IC.-W.O.  block.  . . "Wanted���Alan and wife want position as cook and helper in mine or'small hoanl-  ing house. No in<-iunhran..os. Address Cook,  Tribune ofllce, Nelson.-     .   ,  ' Prospectors having promising  mineral claims are requested to call al. Tho Pro-**-  pector's Kxcliango. Nelson, B. "C, room No.'I,  lv.-W.-C. block.   Phone No; 101.  . For Sale���Profitable   hotel* busi-  nesK and real estate, known as the Royal hotel,  corner of Stanley and Silica street. Apply to  Johns & MeLeod, Royal hotel, Nelson.  '- .Investors���The Houston block, at  .tho cornor of Baker and Josephine streets, ran  be purchased at a price that will net 12 per cent  ppr annum. Apply to John llous'.on,- Tribune  ofllce. >    .   t. ..  t For sale���Lot 10,block 17,30foot  frontage on Victoria street, two' houses* on  property. Price S2800, lorm-Teasy. Address  Frank G. Graham, care of Matheson & Graham's  barb rshop.  . Aliss* Von * Der-Werth���Clairvoyant, palmist and card reading.' Gives advice  on commercial business and minim-* reunites  unhappy lovers-and broken-up families.- Room  1, over Thomson Stationery Company.  YOUR FATE  Is In Your Hand.  It is a reccgnized fact that all the events of  one's life arc written in lhe hand, and Palmistry  is a scienco worthy of deep study to elevated and  inquiring minds'.  Kheo, tlie celebrated I'almist, who is slopping  for a short, time in Nelson, is visited daily hy  people of all professions, men of the world and  fashionable ladled. Her readings arc most Inter  cstiiiK, revealing all tli 3 happening-* of llm past,  present conditions aud future fates'.  Parlors at Mrs. ttcllly's, ncct Posloillru. Hours  (On. in. loS.HOp. m.  l*ee,   JM.00.   IIoadinB-s with cliart, $2.00.    No  readings on Sunday.  SHERIFF'S SALE~  Province  of  British   Columbia,   Nelson, West  ���Kootenay, to wit:  . y.v virtue of a warrant of oxecut ion issued out  -of ihe county court of ICootenny, holden nt Nelson, at the suit of Robert Heddle. plalntirt', and  to rrio directed against tho goodn and chatties of  Jnmes I.nftuard' Stamford; defendant, I havo  seized and taken in execuoon all the right, title  and interest of the said .lame.**; laoonard Srnm-  ford in about fourteen thousand-two hundred'  and llft.y (I l,*i'>0) share=. more or less, of the stock  ot the A'eiius Gold Mining Oomcnily, Untiled,'  non-porsonal liability; to recover, tho nam of  three hundred and sixty four dollars and twenty  cents If itti.f-O), an ion nt. of paid execut'on, besides  sheriir.spoiindaKe. olllcer.s* foes and all other logul  incidental expenses; all'of which I snail expose  for sale, or suttlcionl thereof to ���������atisfy said jndrg-  mentdobt and costs, at my olllco next lo the  court house in the city of Nelson, H. {'*., on Monday, the L'l.sl. day of January, _\.J1. -1001. nt. tho  hour of |l o'olock in tho forenoon.  Note.���intending purchssers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of the said defendant.  Dated at Nelson, II, C, Mth dayof January,  I'tol,  S. P. TUCK.:ShenII*of South Kootonay.  TENDERS wXNl-m  'IVndcrs will ho received until Friday, Iho l.Hl.h  In-t.'inl. for la'hi ax mid plastering 'JOO yards;  white finish and fumi-di material, Addres.-i P.  O. ('oKta, N'eJ'Ou,  00' 00' 00 ' 00' 00' 00'  ��� 00 . 0* *00 ��� 00 .0^ * 00 *00 * 00 .00 . 0** a *__*"  *****************************z***ize  to  to  to  to  eoe  CLEARANCE SALE  PREPARATORY TO STOCK-TAKING  COMMENCING  December 3 / st  (f> HOSIERY, DRESS GOODS, SILKS,   TABLE LINENS,   TOWELS,  MILLINERY, MANTLES, FURS (f>  9\  CARPETS, CURTAINS, REMNANTS FROM- ALL DEPARTMENTS AT BARGAIN PRICES.  FURS-  Fur stock at  fS\   MANTLES���Ladies Jackets, Coats and  ���*��� Golf Capes at less than cost.  (IV  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Balance   of  our  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-AvjII 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.  Bargains in Mens Ties, etc.  ^ Remnants of Silks, Dress Goods, Prints, Flannels, Table Linens, Carpets, etc., at less Ihnn H.ilf Price.  ************************  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��"^S_t"d_tai -���J'S-' * ���*'���*' ^SJ.''Sl-' __ *__* *'r^ '"���^' ���^ !������?-'-'���* '**' ���*���'. ��>���*�� ���__*��>. -*��**v. _�����>,. >��k .'���jay **gy. ���?��.>�����.. _g*. *^. _*���� ^-p, .-_^.*<^ ���*?**������ .'^"^  ^S'^k * ^^*a. *^k. * ^^ "%���&. ' >^���� ���*^k * <<^K >^^-. ^k^ .^^ . >^^ ���^���k.'- ^*V*^k ' ^��> * * 00 '00' 00 '00' 00 '00' 00 * t���0"^0> ���00-^0> ���00'^0 ��� ^0'��0 ��� 00*^0'  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson*1  American ai'id European Plan..  MEALS    25    CENTS  KOOMS LIGHTED BY ELKCTMC"*__"  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 81  P. Burns & Co.  Hkad Office at  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELBOH'.-  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  , Large - comfortable bedrooms and   flrs-b-olass  dining-room. Sample rooma for oommerolal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  IV|rs; E. C. ClarKe, Prop.  LATK OF THK ROT At HOTEL, CALGARY  lYjaciden House  ���Bakor-and-Ward.  Streets, Nelson  The only hotol In Nelson that has remained'  ander one management slnoo 1890.  The bed-rooms are well famished and lighted  by eleotrloity.  The bar is always Btoofeod by tho beat dom fl-  lilo and lmportod liquors and olgara," *  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Managor  Markets at   Nehon,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  SUveriJon,'New  ..Denver, Revelstoke/ Ferguson* Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver."  -  ' Mail Orders, Promptly Forwarded)  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  '*���'*--       -   A'-iiKiN-oa or-    ���'  '     ���'-������--.-'���- ������-  FRESH; ANDYSALTED MEATS  WHOLBSAIaSI AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson  nwr.wt>P ��V MAIT. R*HirF��*'*'--n OARUIFnta Aim PRniatpr ATTWVTinV  ROSSLAND   BIVQIINEBRINa  WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and -General Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery'on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good  a-j new :  1 2;-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 fcl"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No 5 Camoron. New York.-  1 Sinkinur Pump, 10"x5"xl'i", ontsido packed plungor pattern.  Watch this adverli-oment for further lists, or wiite us before you buy for complete list. Wo  may have just what you wtnt.  Agents for Northey Pumps.   S:ock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  OUR  ARE  FILTERS j  FILTERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT!  OUIl CLOSEST8  ARE NOISELESS  _To drop us a post card-that-we-may-call and-givo-ostimatcs.���It-savotf-znany-dollars.   Nover  have any plumbing done until you nave -scon our goods ard our prices.  OPPOSITE ���  P iBTnu'Vi'r'iii.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plurabew.  Bar Btoekod with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars, lleor ou draught!. Large oomforb-  ���"ilo ravrniu.    Flr^tu-ilaon lanhlfl hnnrd.  A��k Your Grocer,  for Mew  SWEET   CIDER  rot- Mince Pies.  CIDER  VINEGAR  KOOTENAY...  COFFEE OO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Jea ant*, Coffee  R. REISTERER & CO.  ,        BREWBIU AND BOTTIJ-BB 09  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ************************  We aro oft'crlnG; at lowest prlcos lhe bpst  grades ul' Ceylon, India, Cliina anil Japiin  TCftM.  Our Heo', "Mocha and .lava f'oiree, per  lioinid $   ID  Moelia anil Java Blend, :t puund.s    1 00  .Choice Blend CoUlec, 4 founds.    1 ou  Special Hlend OolTec, fi poiicris    I Ul  llio Blenil Cofl'tc, (i pounds    1 IrO  Special Hlend Ceylon Tea, per pound '    30  REILEY & BENOY  SUCCESSORS TO  II. D. ASnCROl"*'!")  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD   W0RK<-f.o  .EXPERT HORSE SHOEINC.  WHOLESALE TRADE  jERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITKD.-Corner Vornon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholosale dealers in otrated waters aud  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.  .  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES/  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine stroets, Nelson, wholesale deal  ers In assayers supplies. Agonts fur.Donvo  Fire Clay Co. of Donver. Colorado.       ' *' '-' �����'  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street,* Nelson'  ��� wholosalo doalers in liquors, -cigars  cement, firo brick and flre.clay, water plpo and  steel rails, and genoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.     .   ���  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONST RUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale deal-  ors in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson. : .  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING - COMPAN".  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points On Call  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New *  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street),   Nolson,  wholesale doalers In fresh and oured meats.  Cold storaare.  West*-*  P.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.���Cornor Front and  x*"�� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  ���robbers In blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.  OOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  TED���Vernon   street, Nelsou,   wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-  son, wholosale grocers.  -Front street), Nel-  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street), Nelson,  ���������wholesale���dealers���In���provisions,���cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  TT BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ���*-��������� streets, Nolson,-wholesale dealors in hardware and mining supplios. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.  Special ntlcnliou 1,'iven l<�� jll IdDdHof repairing  andctisluu- work from c.-'-side points. Heavy  holts made to order on .shoi' notice.  A TRIAL ORDER.SOLICITED.  Prompt) and rogular  delivery to the trade  Brewery at Kelson  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.B.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner VIotoHa and Kootenay Streeta.  Pa O. Box MSI. TJCLftPHON'*- WO, 95  KOOTENAY C-FFE. CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER* STREET, NELSON.:  Buyer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  Surpassing  Display in  Fall Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consign-;  ment of Scotch and Irish  Serges,* Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy YTrouserings  HARDWARE    COMPANY  . Nelson,' wholosalo   dealors In  hardware and mining supplios, and wator and  plumbers' supplies.  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BKETON & CO.-Cornor Voi-non  and Josophlno streots. Nelson, wholosale  dealers In liquors, olgars and dry goods. Ageuta  for Pabab Rrawlug Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary,  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  JJJdWILTON. POWDER  COMPANY-Haker  streob. Nelson, mauufacturers of dynamite,  ing, stumping r   "**��������� *    esale dealerslr  blasting apparatus.  sporting, stumping and black blasting powder-si  wholesale dealersln caps and fuse, and electric*  E. SMnner  Neelands' Building, Baker -tree's.***  FRED J. SQUHIE. Man? _��r.-  Hlghest Prices .  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by ISxpr  ess. NELSON; B. C.  ENQINEERS;  riHARLEB PARKER���Mining and milling en  ^  gUieur, Turjaer'Boeo-Ji Block, Uaker otreotr  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT HOTEL BLOCK,  Large stock of high-class imported, gt.pds.  A  specialty of the 'square "shoalder-'-tnt/  fashion In coatar  lateat)  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON   8AW   AND   PLANING   MILLS.  LIMITED-Corti-r Front and Hall streets.  Nelson, manufacturers of aud-wholesale- dealors  lu sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made -  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS;  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TED���Corner Front and Hall stroote, Nelson, wholesale dealers lu' wines (case and nolle,  nnd dnmntrfrfaa anal IniDirhnd olardrfi  ANTI-CHINESE  RESOLUTION.  Pursuant to resolutions adopted al. a regular  nieeling helil on Salurday evening, Deeernber  tiind, 1!)00. all ir.onjbci'S of kelson.-Mi ners' Uiiion  No. Ski, W. V. JM., are rcfiue.ste<l; to una every  legitimate lucans ��� .v :;.'.���;. .  To Discourage the Employment or  Patronizing of Chinese  directly or indirectly. All union men ��nd others  who believe in miiUing this a while man's r. un-  try, are requested loeo-nperate in givingcilject to  the aforesaid resolution.   By order,  NltLSOV  MINERS'   UNIO.V.  Nelson; December 22nd.       -  The above resolution has been endorsed b- tho .  Trades and Labor Council of   Nolson, and  nil  union men, and otheis in sympathy with it, ate  lcquestcd  to govern* themselves   accordingly.  By order,  TRADES & LABOR COUNCIL OF NKLSON  Nelson, December 22nd.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART������&.��� CARRIK-Awshttecta;    Rooms  aud 8 AlHii-nun block, Raker at-web, Nelson, ' ���& -"-ft  -.'-"Yl��  I^Ht. TRflBTJNE\' BfBfcSOlSf- B. C ��� Jtt_SSt)A�� JANUARY IS 1901  ^���y^j^'r**^���'-'^^^^^  3  BAN! OF  OAPITAIi. all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST      7.000.000.00  ITMTOIVID-aD PROFITS       427.180.80  ���     a __________  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  HOn. Oeorgo A. Drtunmoud Vice-Resident  E. S. Cloustou General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Stroets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Ciiioauo, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo  Transfers. .���  _       .     .   _    ...  .   Grant. Commercial  and  Travelora'  Credits,  availablo in any part of the world,  DrnfU Issued, Collodions Made, Etc  Saving's Bank Branch  CUKRRNT BATK OK* INTKRRBT PAID.  Tit  BANK OP  THE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD 0'TICE:  TORONTO.  THE LARDO-DUNCAN MINES  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8,000,000  $2,000,000  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,600,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wllkio, General- Manager.*  E. Hay,'Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manasco.  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  DIRECTORS: o  Hon. Geo. A. Cox, Robt. Kilgour,  President. Vice-President.  .'. II. HAMILTON'     M. l.KOOAT     J AS. CltATHKKN  Jon.v IIoskik. Q.C.LL.D.  . W. Ki.avi<:i.i.i-; XV. I-'. II. Masskv a. Kingman  .SKETCH   OF THE  DEVELOPMENT  PERFORMED UPON THEM.  They Have the Ear-Marks of Big Properties and Will be Heard From  Next Summer.  A. 1*\ Rosonborgei*. who 1ms been  on a trip through tlie Lai'do-Dnn-  o.'in -listrict has returned to Nelsou,  If is mission there was to examine  anil report on 'certain mining prop-  erties for a miniuK i-'oinpany. ln  speaking of the district last ovoning he skated that the most uroinis-  ing property in tlio vicinity of Duncan City is the lYost Mountain  group, situated on Lost mountain.  On thifi considerable development  has been done. At present a large  force of men is engaged and a considerable quantity of oro lias been  taken out. In-tlie near, future - the  company, expect to be. in a position  to ship, and the ore will undoubtedly be sent to the smelter at  Nelson.  Situated near this is the Liivina  group whicli is also a promising  property." On this * considerable  tunneling has been done aud a vein  of high grade silver-lead ore has  been followed somo distance. A  trial shipment of one carload of ore  lias been sent to the smelter .and  siitisftfctory results have been obtained. More vigorous work will  be carried oii early u'ext spring.    .  Another property in the same  mineral belt is'the 'MeLeod' group,  consisting of six claims.- - It is a low  gradej-ijyer-le.ad property,'_.l\\t the  mineral depositisexceedingly large.  During the next' season considerable development - work will be  done.  In the Upper. Duncan country  and along the Duncan river the  Gold Hill Mining Company is operating several large prospects exten-  sively, and expect to do a large  amount of work during the coming  season.     "*  On Glacier creek,- which empties  into the Duncanj-iver, is the Surprise group, whieh has been developed considerably and is now  showing np well. Wore extensive'  work will be done on it next summer. ' To tho same district, and  located on Hear creek, is the Karhn  group, which is showing up well.  Opposite to the Duncan district  A s=situated-the=large-Bardo*^mi nin g  district. One of the principal  groups in this division is the Frisco,  carrying ��� large ..lodges containing  high grade gold and copper ore. In  the same district is the McDonald  group, situated on Davis creek,  about two miles from tho town of  Lardo. It contains a ledge of free-  milling gold ore which gives fair  values. Outside of . these there are  a large number of other promising  prospects.on the same creek.  On Ham ill creek, which is on the  opposite slope, is the Carbonate  group, which carries lead ore giving  lair values. During tho past season  a large number of claims have been  Rtaked.and more development work  has bpen done than in any seasori'iii  the history of the section. The  prospects for the coming year are  exceedingly bright, aud with the  proper facilities for transportation  tiie district will at once make rapid  strides to the front, and be among  the best districts of the province.  Mr. Mourgues of Paris, chief engineer of the Chapleau Consolidated.  Cold Mining Company, operating  the Chapleau mine on Lemon creek,  is expected to arrive in Nelson tomorrow or next day. For some  time past the mill, which was lately  erected at the property, has not  ' been giving the best of satisfaction  as a considerable amount of the  values could not be saved. To look  into the matter is why Mr. Mourgues is making a hasty trip.to the  property.           Tbe properties listed and ores received yesterday at the Prospectors  Exchange in the K-W-C block, are  as follows: Gold ore from Lila  group on Morning, morning: gold  or.e from Minerva -claim, -Morning  mpuntain;   copper-gold  ore  from  B. E. Walker. <"��� H. Plummer,,  General Manager. Asst. Qon. Manager.  A. II. IltKI.AND.  "Thiol* Inspect or und Superintendent of Brunches.  London Office, CO Lombard Street. H  S. (,'a.mi:i:os* ALi'-VANiiKit, "Manager.  New York Office, 1G Exchange Place.  Ai.kx. I.aiki* ami W.m. OuAY, Agents.  C.  BRANCHES OF THB BANK IN CANADA  Ontario.  Avit  Ottawa  Bahi-ii*  I'AUI*-  Hci.i.kvii.i.].;  PaIIKIIII.I,  Bkki.i.v  Pktki'Hoiio  Hl.10 Ml HIM  Pout Pkuuv  l'l'A.\'TI*Ol:l>  .St.C'ATIIAKIN'RS  CaVUOA  KUt.N'lA  Chatham  -Sault Stk. Mahik  (.'oi.i.iNcw'oon  Shakohtii  1 )i*i:sr>KN*  SlMCOH  DuNllAS  Nl'I'.V'I'KOUl)  Dunn villi:  .Stuatiikov  FOK'l' FkaXi.'KS  'I'OIIONTO (S olllCCs)  C.u.t  'I'OKONTO .1 U.W 1'IOX  Honnuicii  WaLKKHTON  (iUKI.l'll  WaLK'KKVU.I.K  Hamilton'  WA'j'i-ii-r.ito  l.O.N'bl'.S'  \VlNI>-.OK  Okaxcikvilij*  WOIUMTIICK  Quebec:  Manitoba:  aMltXI'KI  Al.  WlNXIPI-'fl  Yultou District:   ,  II.UVWS  Wiiitu llnitsK  Brltl.-ili  Columbia:  Ati.i.v  N KLSOX;  TU.I.VliKOniC  N'KW ^\ RfSTMI.V'iTKR  FttltNlK  Kossi.aso  ('UKKN WOOll  SAN'OOX  IvAMLOOI'S  VaNCOUVKI'  Na.VAI.MiI  Vici-ohia  IN THE UNITED STATES:  Nkw Yiiisi:. N. Y. Skattlk. Wash!  Sax Fi: vxfiM'o, Cm..     Piihti.ani*>, Oleic.  Skaiiwai*. Al.lSI'A.  Hiinkers   in  London��� Tin*" Hank   of   Scotland;  Messrs. .Sniitli. Payne & .Smiths.  Rankers in New York���Tlie American Exchange  Niitioii.il Hank.  Agents i'i Chicago���The Norlhuni Tmst Company.  Agents* in New Orleans���The Commercial  tiunal It.uik.  Nil-"  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  on  deposits.    ]'resent  rate  Interest allowed  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  "Manager Nelaon Branch.  Maid of -Erin group, near Kootenay  bridge j silver-lead ore from the  Hector group, Ainsworth;,gold ore  from the Elgin group,-on -Forty-nine  . creek; copper-gold ore from-  the C. P. It. claim, Itossland; copper-  gold ore -from the Dublin claim,  Itossland; silver-lead ore.from the:  Cora claimj-Aiuswortll.- -  OUT* IN BRITISH COLUMBIA  An Ideal Spot.  Nestled at the foot of the-towering gigantic Rockies is one of. the  ideal spots of nature,- Nelson', ��� British Columbia, formed/ iu a semicircle, with the*cle,ar crystal waters  of Kootenay lake lapping the shining sands of the great pine-clad  mountains as if placed there in  order to kiss the feet of- the mountains that contain untold mineral  wealth.   Nej^ojj,itliLe_acknowJedged^  fusion.   The spring leaves of the fir  have their soft, bright green   color.  The water is spaikliug   aud clear.  The distant glacier clads the mountain tops, and the bright blue of the  sky forms   a   background;   It   all  tends to humility, and ydii  have a  feeling of   peace and   solitude,   a  knowledge of your nothingness   inc  this world, and a faint perception  of the greatness of God.  /Nelson now takes the third place  in the cities of   British   Columbia,  though only a few years   iu   existence.   Its buildings are substantial.  In its commercial blocks and public  structures a native   marble of line  color is noticeable.   The - Bank   of  Montreal is an   artistic   structure,  with mosaic brick work.    P. Burns,  the cattle king of British Columbia,  has lately finished one of the   most  complete stores, with   offices,   etc.,  for the butcher business in the Dominion.    It   has   electric   freezing  and cold storage plant of most modern design. - An idea of his business  will be formed   from   his   disburs-  ment of four cars a week of cattle  and four cars por month of packing-house    products.      PI is    finest  ham.-* and-meats are of the   famous  sir Thomas Upton's and-the   cattle  conic from great stretches of   grazing land and  hills  iieai*  Penticton,  British Columbin and Calgary   and  Mdasod in the North  West. ��� Numerous wholesale and retail buildings  are   evidence   of   prosperity.   The  electric jcar system is being extended to the new depot and  extensive  yards of the C. P. It.   The   streets  are well built with macadam".  Nelson lays claim to more and  better churches for its size than any  town- in the provincgj/^The Congregational church, just finished,'is  unique in style, and resembles a  Jewish synagogue. . The Catholic  church is oh a" massive principle,  with massive'pillars like the art  building in Edinburgh. Father Ferland is one of the - popular men of  the Kootenays. - The Presbyterian  church is a substantial representative Scottish building. The pastor,'  Rev.' Mr. Frew, from Glasgow, is  much thought of by his congrega-  tion/and-i- popular throughout the  ~cZ> .S_�� <^j_^__ S^g? ��� ^L'tZzai,  c^__w Oy Cy-y tT_____7 <Ty_r C_____s** ^____> *��^**^c^  ****���  ���e>'(?-��?��� C__i'(Z3*  ���Si  $ v5^��Sa��  Established in Nelson-1890. ^  JACOB DOVER  The Jeweler  THE  SEASON'S G-REEETINGS to my many friends, old and new,  who so loyally seconded my efforts during the year just  passed.   I am sure our business relations have proved  of mutual advantage, and I can promise my hearty  co-operation for^1901.   Asking a poritinuance of your  good will, and hoping that all outside patrons will call  when next they visit Nelson, I remain, yours,  Nelson, B. O.  ************************  JACOB DOVER,  TKe Jeweler  Our Watch and Jewelry Manufactory has no  equal   in   Kootenay.    We guarantee  to repair the best watch or to make up the finest piece of jewelry.  ****************.********  MAIL AND EXPRESS ORDERS WILL Ft AVE CAREFUL ATTENTION  ^^�� ''"-"'*!, aS*****, a  C���?'C-?��C-~3'  -^<r**v*^  c=3'(=3'c--3  <c^t_a��sa><  FORCED TO SELL IT  , district.  Nowhere     in     British  /  >(  center of the great mining country  of centra.1 British* Columbia, lies  surrounded by God's handiwork,  - mountains Yaud watercourses that  are so immense that man will never  be able to obliterate them.' The  engine, whose whistle is heard  thousands of feet upon the mountains, seems insignificant to the  vast surrounding.-* and tlio tovver-  iiig'rocks still rising thousands of  feet above, and it startles the wild  mountain goat away up among the  snow arid mist-clad tops. Then in  contrast, from up the river towards  the city, comes the traiii of the C.  P. ii., a filament of the great  system. Nature has been more  graceful in her handiwork on the  river* within a few miles of the  city. The falls and cataracts are  numerous, and they occasionally  broaden out and show the great  pebbles aud sands in great banks.  Here and there a great rock stands  in "mid-stream, as if thrown by a  giant hand from the Itockies, and  the clear water dashes itself  against the obstructive rock and is  scattered in spray. The train  passes close to IJonnington -Falls,  nariied by sir Charles Ross after the  falls near his home in' Scotland.  Here has been. built .an electric  plant of great power, which supplies the electric power to mines  arid cities for thirty miles around,  including power to tho great Leltoi  mine at Rossland; and the demand  is so great that the power is to be  doubled. The trout fishing near  the falls and in the river is the  beau ideal of citizens and visitors.  The impression you get in spring  on the river is high and ennobling.  The shores are clear and cleau, and  the slope of the hills is covered with  warm carmine-colored earth, andJ  ���fiolef.B and erythronjura'are in pro* j  Columbia do the people-attend service better than'in Nelson, and the  Presbyterian church is uncomfortably small for its hearers. The  English church is also in fine form  and energetic. Rev. Mr. Muuro,  the Congregational minister, at  present discourses from the platform of. the opera house, and makes  a great effort to excel in choir-  singing and characteristic texts.  The lovely homes of the citizens  are artistic- "With their green  lawns they look pleasing,' and have  a "Home, Sweet Home" attraction  about them as they recede terrace  upon terrace. Off to the west, on  the hillside, is the Hall smelter,  pouring its red hot matte and  native lead in bars, the product of  jthe surr6unding.mines.^^To_give-a.  description of the mines and prospects would be almost, impossible.  Many still undeveloped will yet be  the envy of the world.-���Hamish, in  the New York Scottish-American.  One of the Best-Located and Best-Rented  Business Blocks in Nelson.  ��/  Notice of  Application  .    License:  to Transfer a  Notice in hereby'.given Minil inlcinrl |oii|i|ily  at t.hu next, silxinK of iho Hoard of l,U'.onnn f!oiu-  ���missioMoi''H of lhe Cily of NiiImoii furponiiisMloii In  Ir.aiiHfcr iny retail liquor lic-ciiMe, for I lie liivmiiw'.-i  siliiiito on the cast hull' of Lot I. Uloi.'lc 2, in the  Cily of Nolson, unit known ��.i the Grand Hotel,  lol.'UHlftViis Nelson. JOHN HI.OMBKRG.  Dated, ut Nolson, It, (.'., this Hiil day of .laiiimiy,  mat.  ������  VVilnoHS: Thomas Svmics.  Trannfer a  Notice of  Application  to  License.  Nollo;: Is hnrr'hy Rh'on that I iiilond lo apply at  Iho next, nil! lui-' of llio 1 loan I of l.iiM-iiso C'om-  nilssionerfl of IhhOlly of Nolson for permission  lo trunsfor my retail lirpior linen** for Ihe premises situate on Ihe west half or I.ol; I. Block 2. in  the City of Nelson, and known ns the Glue I'm  saloon, to Thomas Sproatt. .   GUS. NRI.SOaV.  Dated al Nelson, H.O., this 3rd day of .luunary.  1901.  Wit now: Joux I'f.o.MiiErm.  Can be purchased at a price that will net 12  per cent on the investment.;  The building is 50x70 feet, two stories and1  basement, built of brick and Kootenay marble,  on: a 50x12Q foot lot- at northeast ...corner, of  Baker and Josephine streets.  For further particulars apply to  JOHN  Nelson-. January 11th,  HOUSTON,  Tribune Office,  1901.  SAW &  NELSON  PLANING  Limited.  MILLS  We are prepared to Furnish       _^   by^RailfBarg^^^ " ~  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDO WS and GLA SS.  Get Our Prices before  purohaslng* elsewhere;  FACTORY  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND  HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.  FRONT STREETS.  MILLS: HALL STREET WHAaW  Trees   Seeds; Plants  Sixty vailolie^ of Apple,' extra ohoice stock of  Cherries, ADrieol.s; Poach, riums and I'runeH'  Thousands of Hoses, llnododf-ndruiisand fancy  ornamentals.  . - * ���  Teatud Seeds: 100-page c.italORue free. Address  .���WOO Westminster Road  Vancouver, It. C.  M. J. Henry  O.W. West & Go.  COAL!     WOOD I  ~^-~ $6.15  Hard Coal  Anthracite  Crow'a Nost  Coal  ID'_Q__iI'V"__!_=t__II_"  .751  aVGENTS IMPRRIAIi' OIL COMPANY, laTD.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.   Office:   Corner of HaU  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. TiERNKT. QeCoral Agent  TeUpttoue Wl,   0<flea wilh C. I). J. C_rt_Me,  NOTICE.  ItoBsland, II, C, November ilth, 1!XK),  To I*". B. Sai.isi'ukv:  Notieo is hereby given thal.T, William GrilllIlis,  intend to claim the interests In the followiii'-  naiued'mineral olaimn formerly held by !���'. H.  .Sali-ibiiry. on whieh he has neglected to' pay his  Hharc of the expenses of Iho annual asrieHsinent  work.  To wit': ":  Aone-half (i) iuLorcst. iu Iho '.'fiunlter Ilill"  mineral claim. .-������._���  - A one half (J) interest In t ho "Sinlivaii" mineral  claim.. ��� ,' ���_���'!.?;? -.���:  Aohe-half (1) interestin the "Fidelity" hiinoral  claim. ���-.    .    . . ���  All the adjoining claims, ituated on ,lho west  fork of the north fork of Salmon* river, in the  Nelson Mining Division,  This action is taken'under Section 11 of Chap-  tor Ii), ot the statutes of IHU- and'amendments of-  1900. WILIaTAM U. TOWNSEND,  Aptcnt for'VVilliam Grlfllths.  LAND NOTIO-i. ~  Notice i�� hereby given that thirty days after  dato we, Tho Corporation of the City of Nolson.  intend to apply to tne.Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to purchase  for the purposes of the Corporation, tho following  described land in the District of West Kootenay,  MtuaU; on the south bank of Kootonay river,  about ten miles below Nelson : ('omnicncini*' at a  post marked "Tho City of Nelson's S. W. corner,"  thence east 30 chains, thence north IS cliuins  to tho Kootenay river, thenco westerlyalong tho  Kootenay river HO chains, thence south Hi chains  to the placo of beginning. -  THIS CORPORATION OF THK CITY OF  NEI.SON,"    '        Bv .loir.v Houstov, Mayor.  D-cenibcr 12th, li*<Vi.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To  Oi*o. II,  laA.M.uKi-s.  .1. ItYCltAN'sn-v, or lo  any poraon or persons lo wJatcu ho may have ���  transterrcil his interest in the Harvey .toy  mineral claim, ut Morning ."ll'-nmtaiii, Nelson  Mining Division.  You are herein" notified that -.*[ have expenfleil  One Hundred Dollars In labor ai id IroprovemenlM  upon Ihe abovo mentioned   io ineWtl claim,' in ���  order. Io hold  said   iniiiersl '.flaim  under Un*'  provisions 'of the Mineral A>er-, and if withii;  nlnoly days from the dale of t lil-i notice you'.fail-  or refu-'e to contribute ysmr : ,iro|)orlioni)f sueh.  expenditure, together with -all costf* of advertising, your interest in f*)u��l clal in will become the  property of the snb->craV>er. inv ler section four of  an Act entitled "An Act to /.mend the Mineral  Act, I'-OO." . SSfaAS H. CROSS.  Dated this 12th day of DccflimbeivlflOO.  Slocan, Nelson and Rossland Ridings"  of West Kootenay Electoral  District.  Notice ia hereby given lli.il a Court of Revision  and Appeal, under the provisions of Ihe "���Assessment Act," will be held as follows :  Court Hou��e, lOudo, IJ. C. Wednesday, III h January, 1001, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.  *    .  '-ovornnient Agent's <OfIlce. Nelson;'- R.  Thursday; 10th January, at 10 o'clock in  forenoon.  Government Agent's Ofllce, Rossland, 11,  Friday.   Uth   January,   at 10   o'clock   in  forenoon. i  Dated atNolson this lilth dayof December, lilOO.-  JOHN   A.   TURNKR,  Judge of Court of Revision and Appeal.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF NELSON  c,  tho  , C,  the  _3~r-X--*-���v isro. ss.  LAND   NOTICE.  Not ice is hereby give-i. tluil. thirty days aricr  dal�� 1 intend to apply to tho chief commissioner  of lands and works foi- -permission *1�� purchase  the following described lands about two miles  west of tho City of Neb-on: Comw-enciii;? at a  postmarked XV. J. Hetiven's S. K. Oorner Post  planted at S. XV. corner post of H. Seions' purchased Lot 1*05, Group 1, on the higli.water line  on the west bank of Ko-itenay rivcr.tlicaaa*north  20 chains,1 the'.ico west S*0 chains, thjjnce south 20  chains, moro or less to the high vater li'ne on  north bank of Kootenay river, tnemee-follovflnic  tho meandering of tho-aforesaid rivur in an ��ist-  erly direction 20 chains more or losgi lx> point of  cuiumonooment. Containing :t2 acres more'or  less. W. J. JBEAVKN.  Dated al Nclnon thifl '.1th day off) if<.*mber, 1900,  A Bv-Law granting totlie-Klectric  Despatch  Messenger Company, Limited, the right and  privilege of exercising, operating and maintaining a DistrictiTelcgraplTand Messenger'  YY:-System and Seryice'in the City of Nelson:  'The Municipal/Council of-the ���: Corporation of  theCity.of Nel80ri(hereinafter called "theCouncil"), in cotiDCll as'sembled, enacts as follows: ���  1. ������Subject to tho'fuiailmerit of the terms' conditions and . provisoes thereinafter '������ contained,  which terms, conditions and .provisoes and the  due fulfillment-thereof���*are-to bo taken as conditions precedent to the enjoyment; of the. rights.  powers ami privUegos.hereby granted,' the -said  Klectric Despatch Messenger Company, Limited,  nnd its successors and assigns (hereinafter called  the: ".'Company") are hereby granted'the right  and piivilege of erecting^ and maintaining poles  subject; to the, direction-of the Council, and of  stringing, stretching,'-.laying, maintaining.-'repairing and operating wires, cables and conduits  over,'undcr.-upbn,:along.and across anj* and all  . streets and lanes of-the City of Nelson, and of  constructing, equipping, operating - and main  taining a District Telegraph and Messenger System and Service in the Ciry of Nelson.  2. The said Company shall erect and maintain  such poles, and' string, stretch, lay and maintain  - such wires, cablcsnnd conduits in such a manner  as not lo interfere with the full and unobstructed  use of the streets and. lanes of said City, and  shall place such-poles at such points and shall  stretch Mich wir��*K at such heights as shall be  properly designated by the Council of the said  City ot Nelson., Such poles shall bo neatly  dressed ia a'manner sjitisfaclory to the Council,  and shall not be less than 'i.3 feet in height above  street grade and shall ho painted as directed by  the Council." '.  .'���I. It shall be lawful for the Council at any  time to give the Company leave to string iu*  wires on any poles, or in or along any ednaiiits,  belonging to the said City of Nelson, upon such:  terms or conditions (if any) as may from time  to time bo agreed upon; -.  4.   Whenever it shall  bo neccossary for theY  -Fiiid=C'ompanyrin"cdnstructing,_reiialringr'altcr~  ing 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  s*reet orlAno in as good condition as it was he-'  fore it was po  broken, dug up, disturlicd or interfered with, and  it shall  forthwith  remove  from such street or lano all surplus earth, sronos  or rubbish or other material resulting therefrom.  fi. Whenever any person, llrm or corporation  shall have obtained lawful authority from the  Council lo remove any building, structure or  wl idee through or across any street or lane of Iho  snid City of Nelson, anil lhe wires of lhe Company shall obstruct, prevent or interfere with  such removal, Iho Company shall wiihin twenty-  four hours after notieo In writing from the Council or Iho City Engineer remove or raise hitch  1 wires so as to allow an unobatfueled passage for  Knob building, structure or edifice.  li.' Whenever it shall be necessary, in grading,  removing, altering or olhcrwisn working upon  any slreeL, lane or sidewalk of the mlu City, lo  remove any. polo, polos, cables, conduits or wires  helnnglnglo Iho Company, the Company shall,  upon receiving twenty-four hours' nolico from  the Council, remove such pole, poles, cables,  conduits or wires: nnd If the Company shall neglect or refuse so lo do, such pole, poles, cables,  conduits nr wires tuny bo remove 1 by the C'oun-  t:il at tho expeii-io of the Company, such oxpenr.o  to 1m; recoverable with costs from Ihe Company  in like manner as municipal taxes.  7. The Company shall commence the construe-  lion of such District Telcgrftpn aiid'Mc--s��nger  System within two months unrt shall have tho  same in operation to the satisfaction of .the  Council wiihin fix months after Ihe dato on  which this Uy-Law shall lake efl'ect and shsll  keep the tame in continuous operation thereafter, reasonable delays ou 'account of accidents  excepted.  H. The .CompanyfhaH in the exercise of Ihe  riahts anil privileges hereby granted opera*e lis  ,-viid system aiutmainlaiu the samo in Huch manlier us the Council may deem necessary for Ihe  protection of the persona and property of Ihe  public.  Si. The Company shall lie liable for nnd nt nil  indemtilfv the City of Nelson for all damages-  arising out of tho construction and operation of  its said system.  10. A contract embodying the provisions hereof and covenants on this part of tne Company to  eonrorm found fulllll all iho matters and provisions hereby ie<|iiiredof it, shall be drawn and  shall be executed by the City of aVelson and the  Company within two months after thddateon  ���which I his Ry-Uiw shall take oll'ect.  11. This By-Law shall take effect and be of  force on and after the 28th day of January. HUH.  12. This By'-Ijiw may be cited as tho "District  Tolegraph'By-I.aw No. 85."  NOTICK.  Take nolico that tho abovo is a true copy of  the proposed By-Law upon which the vote of the  olectordof the Municipality will be taken:For  the Kast Ward at the City Police Court, on the  east side of Josephine street, between Baker and  Victoria streets; for the West Ward at the olllce  of the Kxcheouer Cold Mining Company, on (lie  north side of Baker street, between Stanley aii'd  Kootenay streets, in the City of Nelson, on Thurs  day, the seventeenth day of January, instant,  between tho hours of 8 o'clock a. in. and I  o'clock p. m. J. IC. STB ACHAN.  City Clerk.  Welsan, B. C, January 1th, 1001.  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nolson,  XVe.t  Kootenay, lo wil*  By virtue of a writ of Fieri Fac'as issued out  of t_��a Supremo Court of Biltish Columbia at lhn  suit of 'Eh ilk of Montreal, plain till'-, and to mo'  directed against the goods and chattels of thu  Fisher Maiden Consolidated Mining and Pino t~  Ing-Company, defendanls. I havo sei7rd and  tilcen in expculion all the light, title and interests of the 's\ld defendants, lhe Fifher Maiden  Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company, In  (he mineral claim known as and called "Troy"  and in the mioeral claim known ns and called  "St. Helena,"situated on Four Mile Cic-ek, ab iut  seven roiled from its montD, being re locations of  Ihomioeialo'aimg. "Fisher Maiden *and"Silvei-  tin" respectively, both l'orordcd in tho ofllce nf  the Mining Recorder for the Slocan Mining* Divi'-  lon of I he West Kootenay Di��trlot, on thr 16th day  of July," A. D; 1900, to recover I he sum of Fifteen  Thousand'-Six- Hundred and One Dollars.  ({l.,noi.OO) and also inteic-l on Fifteen Thousand  Kivo Hundred and Ninety .���-���even Dol'a-", and  Fifty ConU ($lfi/*97 "*0) at m jc per centum 7-er an- l  iium from the Jlh daj nf January, I'lOI. until payment; besides ShenfTs poundage, olhcer's fees,  and all other legal incidental c-pent-es : all of -  which I shall oxpo,e for sale or snllicicnt th roof  to satisfy said judgment, debt and ( osts at tho  front of hit oflice, next to the Court House, in  the City of Nelson. B, C, on Thursday, tbe 21th  i* ay of January, 1*101. at the hourof eleven o'c'ock  in 1 he forenoon. > -    -    .   '  Noi'K ���Intending purchasers will satisfy them- -  selves as to interest and title of the said defendant* ���_ --     .-' -  Dated at Now Denver the 12th day of January,   -  1001. - ._*...  .V  S. P." TI7CK.    -g  .   Sherifrof South Kootenay,  CORPORATION OFTHE CITY OF NELSON  APPLICATIONS WANTED.  ���>. * .. - - ^   ��� -  ���**> ,r.   Tho undersigned'* has been authorized by  resolution nf the city council'fo ask for applications for-tho position of chief Atthc-Firo Department of the City 'of 'Nelson;.-.' Applicants will  stato age, nativity, 'experience and where,  whether married or single, nnd give recommendations from'f'chief ��� of department where  now employed and from underwriters. Mark  applications: - "App'ication for Chief of Fire Department.'* and address  J. K. ST It ACHAN, City Clerk, Nelson. B. C.  Dated January 2nd, 1'JOl.  LAND LEASE NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, that within sixty days  after the data of this notieo, 1 intend to apply to  the assistant commissioner of lands and works,  at Nelson, for u lease of the following described  land, for the purpose of opening up and working  stone quarries, situate "about two miles in ait  easterly direction from the City of Kaslo, West  Kootenay District: .���'.'���.  Commencing at a post planted on the lake shorn  marked " J. A. ICnauf's N.-XVi corner,' 1 mining  ; thence east twenty chains; thence south twenty  "chains; thenco west twenty chains/more or jesu  to tbe lake slio*-e;tbencenorth along the lakeshoro  to the point of commencement;  and containing  forty acres more or less. J. A. KNAUF.  Dated Dccemlxir tilth, 1900.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS* UNION NO. 9fi, W. F. tf  M.���Meets -In miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and^Kootcuay streets, every-  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.'Visiting ment  bers welcome;- M. It. Mowatt, President. Jurao  Wilkes, Secretary. - Union- Soalk'oii* W_ow8  fok Nicr-SON District���Per shift, machine  ; men, $3.50: hammersmen miners. ���f3.25; muckers,  ���carmen.shovclers and.other undorgronud laborers, $3 (XI.  TyilADICS AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and l-ihor  Council will be held in tlie minora' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tha  Hist and third Thursday of each mouth, ab  7.S0 p. di. O. J. Thorpe. President. J. II. Matheson, Secretary.  THR regular meetings of the Carpenters* Union  are held ou Wednesday evening of eauli  week, at 7 o'clook. In tlio Miners' Union hall cor-  nnr Victoria and Kootenay street's. Chii'les  Claylon, President.   John .Mi-1.cod, Secretary.  B~ ARBKlis* UNIO.N.-Nolson Union. No. 1!��. of  the Iriternatioiiul-Journeyincn Baibers Union of America, meets every lirst and Ihiid Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay alrc-cu*. at i-Su p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited lo  attend, li. McMahon, prof.ldnnt: J, H. Mntho-  hoii. secrelai y-t rcasurer: .1.0. f'nrdnor, rocnrdlnij  secretary.  LyiaBORKRS' UNION.-Nelson Latiorers' Pro  teottve Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L.. mpets In  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-  --'   ��� -|,i -..--���  1 p.m. sharp. visitlng���  can   Fealeratiou   cordially Invited   tv 1  .  kerand Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at7:'t0p.m. sharp. Visltingmomborsof theAmerr.  L-aleratiou cordially tnvitaad to attend.  Jamais Mathow. President. John llobeits, n��  conling sftcrct-ary.  regular   ���   _....... is held  the lirst.-ind third Fridays In each month at Miners' Union hall -at 7:30 sharp.-J.* H. Millward.  Prasldent; Will J. H��l��h. Srtcrot&ry.-  ���a-JOICS* AND AVA1TICRS* UNION -RdruIm*  ".".."     ���"Pm.l  in "MinerM* Union  j in vi  Forcstcll.   seciet.ny  NKLSON PAINTERS' UNIO.V-Tho  meeting of -tlie_ Painters'. Union  c-  days of each month, at. So'clocl:  lin.ll.   Visting brothern eoiyially inri'ed.    ('. 1  Hell,   president;  treasurer.*  PLASTICBERS'  UaNION-Tlu O.  1'. I. A.  172, meets every Monday ovenlng in  ' *"     *      Htr  Nr.  ���    -        Ml i*.     uiwvui      UICI J        tt_._r __*.���*+/      v> *v��jAj(K      ���������       I IlU  Klllot block, comer Baker and Stanley sTreaits, at  >* o'olock. J, I). Mow, oosideut: William  Vice, secret nrv. P. O. Bo.v C10. ; '   ^  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NKIJ30N IiODGKL NO. 23, A. K. fc A. M.  Meetu eooond Wednesday ln eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS��� Nelaon Lodge. No  25. Knights of Pythias, meets ln I. O. O. V.  Hall, ooruor Baker aud Kootenay stroets, every  Tuesday ovoning at 8 o'clock. Visiting ICnlsrhtx*  cordially Invited to attend. P.'J. Bradley, C.C.;  J, A. Patquette. K. of R. & 3. :_>;];. 'y   roectB In I. O. O. Y.  Kootenay Btreelai.  eaoh -. month,  viaitlwi   _vltea.  AV. W. Bradley, Wi  A, Mlnty. Reoordluj. Secretarj*.  NELSON L. O. U, Ka l  Hall, oorner Baker au<  1st and 3i\1 Friday of  brot horn cordially In  M,      "   ���*_,*__.  **_*,  ..' f.\  * ~'.'i\  .-ST.  (*"7"*l  Jf. 'f'\  , t ���*?  i'*j\  ** ' -. L  <y3  ���-'fit  y**  ''-\"-^tM  * \-*fl  ���:.'?_. i  �����'""-I " THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C, TUESDAY JANUARY 15 1901  I'   1  1  ���  1  Il    -  l<    *  |lv  jl ,  It .*-.,<>  It !  ..si  IU  li. i  i1 * **  li^'.  !.'��  _ t  l-J-  Vi  .. J*l  |l    6  I! *  II' /  K.-  !'   ���*-  IJ*-:  :v  |is*i    .  i'-X  I'c-f-'  |is*.  if  a. ".  '��� V.  li   a�� ���  *)  1  Assayers Supplies  We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and  cur  prices are   reasonable.^:-: ^^3s-.hs;~-~=__^=^____ ���  c-  Wi are British C< lani'jla Agents for        .���*.  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM.  AINSWORTH 6c SON'S BALANCES  SMITH 6c THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  W. F.  VICTORIA  BLOCK  TEETZEL & CO.  NELSON,   B. C.  .. Fit=Ref orm Clothim  t#  LEADS IN  PUBLIC  FAVOR.  Keep this in mind when buying your Winter Suit. We  are now carrying a complete stock of Fit-Reform makes  and can ensure satisfaction. See our magnificent lines  of fancy vests.   The very  latest in style and pattern.  The Nelson Clothing House  217 AND 219 BAKKR STREET. NELSON.  NOTICE: H  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  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OF HALIFAX  will be changed to  ZDbelRovat :f3anfr of Canaoa  <-_��  , from and after  the Second day of January, 1901.  E. L.  PEASE,  General Manager.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  from 75c to $3.50.  For the balance of this month we are offering special reductions in  Carvers, Ladies Companions and Nickle-Plated Copper Ware.   5  Lawrence Hardware Co.  STRAWBERRY   ..  RASPBERRY   ...   .,  TORONTO  JAMS  Put up  BISCUIT  in 5ll:  &  BLACK   CURRANT  RED CURRANT  Tins by the  CONFECTIONERY CO.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176..  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  K FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside; Doors  ScreenPoors r  /windows   ~  Inside Finish  .local and coast).'... *  Flooring  -local and coast!, "'-  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kind-).  IF WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT IN -STOCK  WR WILT. MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PB1CK3,  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J, & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Ofllco on  Bakni" Sii-pct, west of Stanley Street  NELSON.  CD. d. CHRISTIE  General Broker  J. A. Sayward  HALT. AND J.AKB STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VJ.RN0N BTREKTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  Wo carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Removal Sale  FIRE INSURANCE  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  Agent fov tlio Canada Life Assurance Co.  For Sale  (! Room House Silica Htreet S2,lfi0.00  i 25- Foot Lotj* on Observatory street     (jfjO.OO  1 _>Foot Lot on Robson sl.recl     'tt*-.00  C ltooin House on Mill street  l.flOO.'O  _^ ***"or_Rent.^ _.  7 ltooin House....;...' .....  fi Room House  ..........  fl Room House..   A OromnVFlooi* Ofllce   See 1117 list, of Real Estate.  ..-".rio.co  .. 25.00  .. 15.00  ..  23.00  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Aonlr Q. Ia, LENNOX. Bollolter. N-laon B.  C  CHINA HALL  \A/e carry  line of  a complete  CHINA, CROCKERY  GLASSWARE  BAR FIXTURES  COOKING UTENSILS  We are removing to our new  premises, but can fill all orders  entrusted to us during the next  ten days.  McFarland & Brockman  First Door West of C. P. \.  BAKER STREET.  Offices  Canada DnigS: Book Co.  limited.  LADIES' TRIiqMED HATS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  JOSEPHINE STREET.  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  Hoarding anil Day School for Girls. Will reopen .laiumry 13lh, Termsmoderate. Forlernu  and prospectus apply lo  MADAMOISELLE KERN, Principal.  Thomas McAllister, who was  arrested on Friday night on the  charge of carrying an offensive  weapon to do constable Charles (J.  llislop,injuries is now locked up in  the provincial jail to serve out a  sentence of two months. He came  before magistrate Crease yesterday  morning and at once pleaded guilty  and was fined $100 and costs or two  months. He did not pay his line  and therefore had to go to jail.  Notwithstanding the extremely  warm weather which prevails the  railroad officials of Nelson fear no  trouble with trafiic by landslides or  washouts. ITp to the present time  no trouble of this nature . has  occurred, and the trains from the  various directions are all on time.  George Prentice of Sloean City  was, ���-united in marriage to Miss  Mary Fassett of this city at 3  o'clock yesterday afternoon at the  Congregational church Rev. William Munroe officiated.  This evening the young people's  societies of the .different churches  of Nelson will hold a rally at the  Baptist-church. The committee on  arrangements has prepared a good  program and an, interesting time is  ���looked for.  W. J. Harvey, F.O.M.C.I., doctor  of. optics, professor of ophthalmology, and seientiGc optician of  Toronto, has taken charge of the  optical department, in H. 1?. McLean's drug store for the next few  weeks. Dr. Harvey is one of the  pioneers in the optical profession in  Canada and is the author of several  important'papers oil the sense -of  sight.  The funeral of Angus MeFarlane,  who died at the general hospital  last Tuesday from pneumonia, will  take "place at 10 o'clock this morning. Father Cote, who is conducting the Catholic mission at Sandon,  and who arrived in Nelson yesterday, will conduct the services.  .-- A mask ball will be given at the  opera house shortly after the first  of February by the members of the  Waverley social club.  The union depot will be completed this week and on Sunday  next-will be occupied by the local  C. P. R. staff, which now occupies  the building on Baker street, near  Kootenay.   Although���the _ice_at_the.riak_is.  unfit for skating, the Nelson  Hockey Club is making arrangements to play-the Rossland aud  Sandon teams here at an early date.  The two teams have decided to  come, and when the ice is again in  shape the games will be played.  Two raining cases fell into the  hands of sheriff Tuck yesterday  and both will be disposed of in the  near future. He lias seized, the interests of the Fisher Maiden Consolidated Mining it .Smelting Company in the mineral claims, Troy  and St. Helena, situated on I'-our-  milo creek. The sale of tho interests, if the judgment remains  unsatisfied, will take place on Thursday, January 21th. The other case  was that of Heddle vs. Stamford.  The latter failed to pay into court  before the 12th of this month the  money ordered by judge Forin to  be paid in order to secure a . new  trial of the action. The judgment  therefore stands, and the sheriff  advertises .Stamford's shares in the  Venus gold mine to bo sold on  .January 21st.  About 11 o'clock last evening  -��Docy.';Boyd 'of the Manhattan  saloon detected a man in the act of  rifling the drawers in his*room over  the saloon. He assisted the thief in  a hasty trip down the stairs and  then turned him over to the police.  He will come * before, tho police  magistrate this morning.  Springer creejk. This water is  sought to be obtained by private  parties. . Slocan City is not incorporated, but the people of the town  are moving in that direction.  NEW SAW MILL FOR NELSON  J. A Sayward to Build It.  .1. A. Sayward, the well-known  Victoria lumber man, who is largely  interested in this district and also  in tho great lumber districts along  the coast, arrived in Nelson last  evening from Vancouver. A proposition has been" ou foot for some  time for one'.of* the largest saw mills  of .the Kootenays to be erected in  this city ou the lake front in the  near ��� future by his company. If  the enterprise is carried out the  mill at Pilot Bay will be moved to  Nelson and its capacity greatly increased. Looking-forward to this  the contract for the logs which are  to be supplied to .the mill during  the coming season,has been let, and  the contract states that the logs are  to bo delivered at Nelson. If the  proposition- is-carried out successfully the large expense iii having  the lumber freighted to Nelson will  be done away with. At present  the Say ward. (. company supplies  lumber to the- greater portion of  the Territories, parts of .Manitoba  and many- parts of British Columbia. Having the mill here a better  transportation.pould be had.  Colbriel'Steele 111.  Ottawa, January 14.���A letter  received from iSou'th Africa brings  word that lieutenant-colonel Steele  of the, Strathcona, Horse, at the  time of writing, was ill of fever,  and that the,corps was under the  temporary command of lieutenant-  colonel Cordon, formerly 1). O. C.  of Montreal district.  ���"��_*#  EC.   B1TEBS  &  OO  _ST__!_l.SO_**T  __r__.s__,o  &u__N���>02<T  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  TELEPHONE 27 * Store, Corner nuker nnd .Toscphino  ���lire  J. P. Byers of Trail, representative of llio Miic Machine Company, Ih in llio city  on business in connection with mfninx.  .lohn Marshall, who' has for the  East year been em-ployed in Nelson as hook-  eeper, iict'onipanii'd by his wife, leaves this  morning for New York, where he will make hi.  future home.  Earl Maddux of this city leaves  for Si'UUo tomorrow morning*. lie "will spenj  Htver-l days with friends in Spokane.  John  Bell   of   Winnipeg and C.  MoDonnll of the Silver King iniue are registered  al. the Tremont house.  W. .T. Anderson  of W.  I a. Shat-  ford&Co. of Sloean City, J. Bt. Smith of Vie-  ���loria ami John Qoettsche are registered at 1 lie  QneenV. G  Frank  P. Marquis  of Kaslo and  .1. H. Kelly of Held, If. C., aie at the Madden  house.  A. C. Shaw left yestei-day inorn-  ing for Huliith. owint; lo the illness of his  mother.  Mrs. Dr. La Ban has returned from'  n twoiiioiillis visit to relatives in Spokane and  Oregon. ���  ' Charles Olson of Ainsworth was  in town yesterday.  E. .T. Coyle of Vancouver.assistant  genpral passenger agent of the Pacific division of  the C*. V. R.. passed through Nelson lusleteiiing  en route to \Vinnipc_.  I. B. Baker of Spokane and J. K.  riark of New Denver are registered at the  Phair. ��� ,..v  D.  R. Kerr of   Victoria' and J.  Thompson of Grand Forks aro stopping at the  Hume.  .Tohn A. Mackenzie of the secret  service department of the O. P. K. arrived in  the city last evening from Vancouver.  C. V. Dake is back from a trip to  Halcyon hot springs.  It Counts in Results  pTIB&/(|B  mm��  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs  are our specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness iii  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone 10  K-W-C Baker Street  I1-���tiniiniXn*__n-_T���_-TT-fIITril.-TXTTIXXIIlriITr;;rrTITlrriIIiriTT:irTTTTTITTITITTTTrTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE!  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  OF  Want tfie Water for the Town.  C. E. Smitheringale and W. A.  Andrews of Sloean City are in Nelson making ah attempt to secure  certain water rights for the people  af that town. Tbey claim that the  only water available for domestic  purposes   is   in  Goat   creek   and  Canadian News Briefs.  Captain O. W.Nordin, a Norwegian mariner, aud J. E. A. Dubuc of  Quebec have, submitted a proposition to the government for the  establishment of an ice-breaker  and salvage steamer on the St.  Lawrence, and a . winter* steamship  service between/Rurope and Quebec.  London Liberals will banquet C.  S. Hyudman, M. P., on January .SI.  Captain H. A. Panet has been ap-  ^inted^djut^ntof'th^RoyarMili-^  tary College.  Canada will have 19,761 square  feet of space at the Glasgow exhibition, 8901 feet in the main building and 10.S00 feet in the Canadian  building. *-yr-;'   ���  T. II. Davies Yfc Co., owners of the  big iron works in Honolulu and  Liverpool, have purchased the iron  works of Armstrong ��fe Morrison in  Vancouver for .$250,000. *  J. M. McRae has resigned the  managing directorship of the  Ottawa Electric Light Company.  London advicies say the steamer  Rms, acquired .by- the Elder-  Dempster line for the Canadian Atlantic mail service, "will be renamed  the Lake Simcoe. . The dispatch  adds that the same company is negotiating forthe Elks aud the Germanic, aiid it is expected to make  the voyage between Liverpool and  Halifax under six days.  Stringent measures . have been  adopted to prevent the outbreak of  smallpox in the construction camp  at Niblock;fwest^of Port William,  from spreading. Special constables  have been sj^prn in, andother steps  havo been taken. There are now  three centers of -smallpox in Canada, but it is not1, feared that the  disease..will spreail.  PERSONAL.  ��� A.  H. Gracey leaves for Revel-  stolte this morning, and before he return* to Kelson ho will visit the Eva group in Hie Lard *au  mining district in order to lay out further development, work at the property.  Mrs. P. J. Russell and daughter  left last evening for S;in Francisco via Victoria.  They will remain for ssveral days with friends  at tho latter plaite  J. T, Volger, foreman of the Yellowstone mill, left Nelson yesterday moaning to  take charge ot bis duties again at tha property.   :  NOTICE TO  USERS  WATER.      :     :.'..  Wat.r rates are nowpayable quarterly in advance, and the following  discounts will be allowed if paid on or  before the 15th instant:  One quarter - - .10 per cent  Two quarters - - 12A per cent  Three quarters -���'' "15 per cent  Four quarters   -   - 20 per cent  No receipt will be given for a lesser  period than one quarter, 'and* the  quarters for the year'end on March  3lst, June 30th, September 30th and  December 31st.  J. K. STRACHAN,  City Clerk.  Nelson, January 9th, 1901  GAS  FIXTURES  just  received a  large  shipment of  Gas Fixtures Finished in  Oxidized Copper and Brass  Which we shall dispose of at  cost, also Billings "Non-Mantle"  Gas Burners.  __KaOTEN(^ElTJRIC  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,  NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free-Milling' Qold Properties wanted at once for Kastern Investors.  I  Parties liAring miuiiif-; property for sale aro reonested to send samples of their oro to tho  ���  Kxchange for exliioitioii    We desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral  c  claims in British Columbia.  Prospoctois and mining men are requested to make the Kxchange (heir hcndr'tiartcrs when j  in Nelson.  All eamplos should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited. !  Address all communications to '* |  Telephone 10. ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER, I  j\ O. Box 700 t Nelson, B? C* I  I*""""iimmnmiTTtmmmtTnTTTmTnnTiiumiimim rTTTTTTf?'-rTT^-.TTTTTTTjTTTTTTIlr;-o[j  ARE THE FEET  THAT ARE  WEARING OUR  D0NG0LA,  KANGAROO, OR  BOX CALF SHOES  We have provided styles  all shapes of feet.  prompt  SUPPLY* CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, H. Id. y  You Don't Cain Time  because your watch runs  fast; and besides it is  very disagreeable on a  cold morning to find you  have got out of bed four  minutes before it was necessary. You will also find  it inconvenient if your  timepiece runs too slow.  Bring it to us and have  it repaired, and regulated  to keep'correct time.  SAVE YOUR  SIGHT  WHILE  THE31E  IS TIME  HARVEY, F. O. M. C. I.,  Mrs. D. B. Murray"- graduate in vocal and Instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and  Vernon street.  Lethbridge Calt Goal  The best value for the money In the market  for all purppeea..  terms cash     W. P. Ti_BN_T. Qeoenl Agent  Telujibona W.   OAM n^tt 0.0.1. OtaJrttoa  -   ProllYissor of Ophthalmology. Doctor ot Optics, and .Scientific Optician, of-Toronto,  ay be consult-d free about those Painful Eyes, Headaches, Eyes Crossed or Diverged, Double or  Indistinct Vision. Losw of Muscular Power, i.r the Fitting of Spectacles.that are Absolutely  Correct, at H. V.McLean's drug ttore, until Sa'.uiday January Slith. Hours: 10 to 12 nnd 2 to a.  The Cabinet Cigar Store  '       G. B.MATTHEW, Proprietor.  Headquarters for  "CARAMEL"   "POMMERY"  "SMILAX"   "VIRGIN   GOLD"  ���SmolclnK anil Pipes.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.,  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Bangers.  isma

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