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 *S*-���f?r"a  y t'v  ���'\.*i*"'*  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL'  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  ���3  ~   - , ,. s.  WEEKLY EDITION BY MA!L  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  ���i  v. ' ." V      -  "\      *_   * rf*      __.������  a        -^^  NINTH YEAE.  ��� NELSON:  FRIDAY ..MORNING JANUARY 25 1901  PRICE FIVE CENTS  THE FUNERAL  PREPARATIONS  Will  on  Probably Take  Place  February   2nd.  THE SYMPATHY UNIVERSAL  AND ENGLAND IS PBOPOUNDLY  TOUCHED.  Tributes From all Nations���Those Who  Will   Attend  the  Obsequies-  Other   Notes. *  Cowes, l9le of "Wight,-January  25/���So hampered has beeu the arrangements at Osborne that the  body of queen Victoria still lies in  the'bedroom where 'she died,  elaborate decorations necessaf  turning the dining room in Oa  house into" a chapel occupied so  much time that although the royal  household waited hour after hour  for the flrst private service it was  found impossible to hold it yesterday.' ' All being, well, however, the  ceremony will .be ' performed . this  (Friday) morning by the bishop of  Winchester in the presence of king  Edward, emperor Williarcr and al-  ��� most every member of the"royal  family. The coffin was brought to  Osborne last.eveniug and was taLon  through the queen's" T private gate,  ���_- whieh had not been previously used  since her death. '_ Emperor William  was the first, person, to see it. , The  coffin containing tlie,body will be  transferred this - morning to the  -    dining room. -   . " > _��� ,-  , -Are-- The dais1, is, wreathed --with'^royal'  standards   and   on  each  side   are"  great candles. Madonnas by famous  " ��� painters   hang   from   the   draped  walls."    In one corner magniflcient  wreaths from all parts of the world  crush  their blossoms one-against  the other.     Among these the most  beautiful are from emperor William  and   empress   Augusta"   Victoria.  Around'   the "** coffin ,- chairs    are  arranged for the royal mourners.  Lord Pelham-Clinton authorizes the  statement , that there  will be no  lying i*n_ state. -   However  there is  good reason to believe that many  persons will be afforded the privilege of seeing their dead queen as  she lies in the gorgeously transformed dining room where she will  remain until February 1st.   In the  "YThope  that   this may be the case"  people are already crowding into  Cowes.   If they are disappointed in  this respect they will -at any rate  be rewarded by witnessing a magnificent naval   display.      Yesterday  king Edward replied to thousand of  messages he has received.  To those from rulers and great  personages he replied in person. To  those from minor dignitaries he  commanded his equery,,, to,,return  thanks. A particularly grateful  message went to president McKinley. The new queen moved ceaselessly around.yesterday seeing that  everything should be done in good  order. She refused to allow herself  to be called queen. "Your majesty,"  said one of the entourage, "Your  royal highness, you mean," was the  immediate interruption.  It was chiefly due to queen Alexandria's desire, who carefully designed the minutest details of- the  death chapel, that the first funeral  service was not held yesterday. The  German imperial yacht Hohenzol-  lern is expected to arrive at 4  o'clock this afternoon with emperor  William's suite.' In response to an  inquiry * by the correspondent of  the Associated Press, lord Pelham  Clinton denies the report of emperor William's intention to return  to Germany today.  Arrangements for the Funeral,- '  London, January 25.���It is under-  stoodi^ie body of queen Victoria  will arrive in London on the morning of February 2nd and be taken  across the metropolis to Padding-  ton. Troops will line the streets.  The coffin will be placed on a gun  carriage and draped with flags. On  arriving at Paddington station it  will be transferred for -Windsor,  Anally reaching St. George's chapel  about noon   where a magnificent  funeral service will take place.  London, January 25, 4:80 a.m.���  It is understood that the progress -  of the body of queen Victoria'  through London will be an imposing  military pageant and that members  of the nouses of lords and commons  will be invited to follow the procession. At the same time there  seems to be some apprehension lest  a change of decision,,should omit  the London portion of the.prograin.'  The Daily Telegrapti\ editorially,  claims for London a right- to share  in the obsequies,and declares that  nothing * but 'the deceased's own  wishes should prevent' this. The  funeral has been delayed to enable  all the foreign representatives to  arrive at Windsor in time. It is  announced that grand duke Sergius  and the grand duchess will come  from Russia to be present at the  ceremony. i    -     ,  St. James Oazette on America.  London, ; January ' 24.���England  continues to give evidence that she'  is profoundly touched by the universal sympathy, especially that of  America, expressed- on the death ot  queen Victoria, and papers like the  St. James Gazette, by no means  .noted for friendliness toward,,the  J^M&^ii?' na-ve been among  WS^kW^il9^ince, gratitude.; The  mSial^Mbralff^zette: returns to the  ���'-pmf^Wg&W today and says:/ "In  particular we are! grateful to our  kindred in America. The American  press" is in every way J a popular  press; * It knows and responds' to  popular- feeling aud popular will  and it is unanimous in its tributes,  of sorrow and recognition jof .tlie"',  greatness and goodness of queen  Victoria. ^ Nor-; have her, public  men been ."backward.   Mr: ^White^  law'Reid,"whOD1 we remember" in  London as the'special envoy of the  United   States'' at. the   "Diamond  Jubilee   has     pointed    out    that  the queen had been referred to for  more than a generation as , simply  'the      queen.' _ That     alone.';.is  enough   to fshow.Yhow Americans  regarded her.   All this is well and  should touch us profoundly.   But  it need not .surprise us." -"The nearness of blood and language are not  jL.wisely-,-counted~-on * in a --political*  -.way, but .when a simple feeling is  in question���a simple feeling in a*  matter over which no controversy  can exist���then nearness of blood  and community of language will  surely tell. Beneath'the differences  of government, the differences 'of  place and many other differences of  association, there is  between the  Americans and  ourselves a great  common, heritage.       Shakespeare  and   Milton   are   part  of   it, and  Washington is part of it.   What  Englishman ever thinks of Washington as an enemy ?   We think of  him simply as a great man, a noble  character   of   our   race, and  now  queen Victoria is part of this heritage of race and language."  attended by other members of the  corporation, has read the proclamation in the town ball or market  place:' In Dublin uniformed heralds  proclaimed Edward VII. at-'one of  the castle gaXes in the presence of  lord lieutenant" earl Cadogan and  the, Irish privy, council. An immense assemblage attended the  proclamation.  The colonial office announces that  an immense number of telegrams of  condolence have been receiyed'from  colonial governors and publiebodies  in the colonies. There isa continual  stream of .condolence messages from  "other quarters. '��� Cardinal Vaughan  sends word that he will bring from  Rome a special message' from the  pope to the new. king. The following princes from Germany will attend ' the funeral:! ' Prince'' and  princess Henry of Prussia, prince  Arnulf of, Bavaria, the grand duke  of Hesse, the prince of Saxe-Mein-  ingen and the-prince' of Hohenzol-  lern. Prince Henri of -^Orleans' is  expected and rear admiral Cervera  will accompany Spain's ambassador  extraordinary,       the      duke   ' de  Amandas.   ������  0  Victoria's Love for Her Consort. "'  - 'Berlin, January 24.���The Berliner Neueste Nachrionten quotes  the following from baron von Bun-  sen:* '/In 1845icoiirt etiquette had  thrust the printie consort somewhat  into the background and a toast by  king Frederick William IV first to  the queen and then to' her most  august spouse deeply affected queen  Victoria, 'who'-at .the* first complP  ment bowed and at the second;  bowed.,very low. Her eyes sparkled  witli tears and as the king sat'down  she. bent" over * and Irissed him on  the cheek and then sat down herself beaming.with joy." "* A-f - >!__''��.������  :-=>/-:;*;,    ;,     1_,���     v\ v,*>-\-  -   Swearing in New Members."  London, January 24.���Th"e" houseu  of lords and the house" of commons  continued the swearing ih ofVthe*  members "today.^ ., The " duke''o_-  Marlborough was!among the first  .peers to take^the.oath this mornings  ' An extraordinary. Gazette pub-"*  lished an order;in-council -that it is  expected that all persons upon the'  present occasion of the death of her  late majesty of fblesse3 and glorious'  memory-, will .put  themselves into.,  deepest mourning. ,'Another order-  in-cou'ncil 'substitutes   "king"   for  "queen" and '.'Edward" for "Victoria."   It' also   inserts "our  gracious   queen   Alexandria, : George,  duke of Cornwall aud  York, and  the duchess of Cornwall and York."  GREEKS ON THE WARPATH  BBISTOW,    INDIAN    TERRITORY,  I   t.    THREATENED. N   '   3    *  Soldiers  Are   Being'   Hurried  Fort  Beno  to  Quell  the  ���< j   *.       : Disturbance.  From  ��� Muskogee; .rlndian     Territory,  January 24.���The 'Creek uprising is  growing to a dangerous proportion.  Marshal Bennett has received a telegram from Bristow, Indian .Terri-  tpry,' announcing' -that 000 armed  Creeks   stationed'two miles from  there areTpreparing. to attack the  town. - Citizen-^r.are   pleading   for  protection from tne marshal.   Marshal Bennett and; .agent Shoenfelt  are swearing;, in-large numbers of;  deputies, whom they are forwarding  to the* scene ��f.trouble.   It is now  feared they will'reach the town too  late and the mayor of Bristow has-  been instructed to-swear*in all tlie  men to protect the town.'   Soldiers  are being hurried from Fort .Reno  ?to the seat'of trouble,'but they will  not reach Bristow before tomorrow  .night, as*they- will-* arrive at, Hen-  -rietta first and, go overland.' Indian  -agent.Shqenfelt^wiir ask for more  help.     Marshal Bennett with' six  deputies * is'abouty to   leave   for  Eufaula," "where;Crazy  Snake was  seen v today--'.and^'will i attempt,  his 'capture". J.Thet Snake   band-is,  within -three 'miles', of Bristow-and ���  is repbrted'to^have^whipp'ed white  'men.'V^Theipawea^commission-^is*  fearful-for'tjtej^fety?'of its party.  of "appraisers headed by representative .'~Hack-bust ������ of.*,"Leavenworth',  Kansas, who are'in'; "the Ketnmpka  district.-]fNbthing"has been -heard  from ,them for twofdays.-  " y-\ -  -, ���-'   -"--      ���- ���,.  ��� * ,   -  ���YESTERDAY'S \ NEWS   IN - BRIEF.   Tribute-From-Trance; -^-r���  Paris, January 24.���At the opening of the chamber of deputies today the premier,. M. Waldeck  Rosseau, said: "In announcing to  the chamber.the event which has  just closed, a reign in which is  bound up by almost a country's  history, the government wishes to  contribute its tribute to the homage  and respect which the world renders to the,memory of queen Victoria, and gauging the sorrow of  the English nation by the affection  displayed for its sovereign the government bows respectfully -before  the affliction with which England  is stricken." The premier's remarks  were cheered. The president of the  chamber said the chamber joined in  the regrets the government had  just expressed.  As to the Titles.  London, January 24.���The fact  that the court goes into mourning  for a year and the further fact that  the public is enjoined to go in the  deepest mourning lead to the supposition that the coronation will not  occur until 1902. The instruction  that the duke -of York is to be  named in the prayer book "Duke of  Cornwall" seems to throw light  upon the much debated question of  the heir apparent's title. It was  supposed that the title "Prince of  Wales" which belongs only to a  son born of the king would be conferred upon the duke of York by  royal patent, but the Gazette's announcement seems to indicate that  this will not be done and that the  duke of York will henceforth be  known as the duke of Cornwall.  King Edward VII has been proclaimed in many cities and towns  of-the United Kingdom, the usual  procedure ' being that the mayor,  Notes by the Way.      .,  Madrid,- January 24.���The Spanish cabinet has appointed the duke  of Mandas.the Spanish ambassador  "at London,>and admiral Cervera to  be the delegates of Spain at the  funeral of the queen.- Admiral  Cervera's reported illness is apparently-proved "to have been not  _erious.  London, January 24. ��� At the  ���"suggestioriYof_*Adelina"Patti7memor';"  ial services in honor of queen Victoria conducted by father Bernard  Vaughn took place yesterday evening -at Craig y Nos castle, Wales.  The musical portion was'arranged  by madame Patti and was extremely  beautiful. She and the tenor Stanley sang.  Paris, January 24. ��� President  Loubet today paid a visit lasting a  quarter of an hour to the British  ambassador, sir Edmund J. Monson,  at the embassy to express his condolence on the death of queen-  Victoria.           The Proclamation in Ireland.  Duulin, January 24.���The ceremony of proclaming the new king  in Dublin was highly interesting.  Earl Cadogan, the lord lieutenant,  first proclaimed Edward VII ���* at a  full meeting of the Irish privy  council. Then at 4 o'clock p. ra. a  procession was formed" headed by  the lord mayor, which issued from  the gate of the -upper castle and  took up a position on the west side  of the Cork hill, where a great concourse had gathered to witness the  .spectacle. The Athlone pursuivant  in full regalia,; mounted aud  attended by an escort of lancers  preceded the Ulster king-at-arms,  mounted and wearing a brilliant  uniform. Then the lord lieutenant  with several aides rode out of the  gates. The'band played " God Save  the King." The Athlone pursuivant  cried " Oyez, Oyez," and commanded  silence. A fanfare was sounded and  the Ulster king-at-arms read the  proclamation. Cheers were given  for the king and " God Save the  King " was played.  . \ ,  Quebec���H. B. Rainville of Montreal is to be the next speaker of  the Quebec legislature.  ' ". Rome.���Kiri&yVi_tor">' Emmanuel  has ordered that the court go"*'into  mourning for afortuight.  , Milan.���Verdi's health''improved  this morning after a critical night,"  but it is feared he will not recover.  Quebec.���A, royal- salute of 21  guns was fired from. the citadel "at  noon today in honor of the accession  of-king,EdwardVII. T.   ^    . ,  Montreal.���The mayor -today  appointed February 2nd a - day for  general mourning. The city council  passed resolutions of condolence.  London.���Dr. Morrison in a. dispatch to the Times from Pekin complains that Great Britain^has withdrawn her protest in the Shan Hai  Kwan railroad affair thus facilitating Russia's designs in Manchuria.  ___LoNDON.=_There^isji no^_truth_in_  the rumor that a change - in the  premiership is contemplated, says  the Daily Mail. Mr. Balfour's presence at Osborne house is due to the  king's kindly desire to spare lord  Salisbury fatigue and trouble.  Montreal.���The Star's London  cable says: Strathcona's Horse are  expected here about February 10th,  though it is not yet known where  they will land. The queen's demise  will inevitably alter the character  of the national greeting.  PoRTSaMOUTH.���It is asserted here  that the British first-class battleships Ocean and Canopus have been  ordered to hurry to Chinese" waters  from the Mediterranean.in connection with the dispute -with Russia  over the Elliot and Blonde islands.  Tien Tsin.���Preparations are  being made in Tien Tsin to make it  the military base for the coming  spring and summer and ^it is  believed a majority of the troops in  Pekin will'encamp in this neighborhood. . preparatory to gradual  debarkation.  - Montreal.���It is reported today  that insurance men had raised rates  on commercial property 1 per cent  in consequence of last night's fire.  There will likely be an increase, but  the rate is not yet settled. Insurance men demand considerable new  apparatus for Montreal' fire brigade.  America's New Navy.  Washington, January 24.���The  house today continued the consideration of the naval appropriation bill and practically completed  it before adjournment. The debate  upon the present naval bill has  lacked the interesting and sensational features of recent years.  The fight which the appropriation  committee    waged    against    the  'hydrographic surveys under' the  auspices of' the navy was abandoned this year by the committee  and, several other questions, including armor plate, which usually entail much discussion occasioned no  -comment whatever. The provision  for the increase- of the- navy was  .made the occasion of an interesting  debate upon the length to which  "the building up,of the.navy was to  go and drew from Mr. Cannon,  chairman of the appropriation'committee, a notable statement to the  effect that, when the ships now  authorized ...and to be authorized  had been completed- $320,000,000  would have* been spent' upon" the  new.n'avyand that in.his opinion  the tittie. to stop -will then, have  arrived..-. An amendment offered by  Mr. Rixey (Virginia), "a Democrat  member of the naval committee, to  ,strike out the provision in the bill  for two battleships and two cruisers  was defeated���40 to 9."    ,.  In the French Parliament.  , Paris,'January^ 24.���The debate  oh1 the' law of associations^ was - resumed today. It' was intended to  move an adjournment bf-the French  parliament today, but finding that  the reichstag did not adjourn yesterday^ the" idea-' was abandoned.  M. Delicasse, the minister of foreign  affairs, referred -to .the death, .of  queen Victoria.in the" senate today.  He said the queen had acquired  singular ..'authority outside of her  own' empire and universal���respect.  M. Lasses, anti-semite, representing  Congdon, vigorously opposed ,the  law of of associations, defended, the  congregations .and attacked^ the  Protestants and Jews, inV, violent  language"as being the instigators of  the,bill and the allies of the enemies  of, France., The general discussion  of the bill was then closed and .the  house voted .the.bill an^urgency  measure by 361 to 179, and prb-  ceeded-to discuss-its articles.    . -   ..  the ..Indian reservation. The men  are described as respectively, tall,  short and medium built, and smooth'  shaven and well dressed. Descriptions and offers of reward "have'  been telegraphed over the country.  The^robbers were strangers in' the  city'and were not recognized by  any one in the saloon.. -They, carried straw and litter "toXcbver- the  stable floor before taking .out the  horses, in order not to disturb jthe  owner.    v '  SANDON SUFFERS FROM FIRE  ,w,    Victoria News Notes.' *'--<���  Victoria, January 24.���The British barl. Castle Rock' from'-Hong-  Kong is becalmed off Cape Flattery.'  Reinsurance on her" is quoted at  85/ ' She vhad been* chartered t to  take a full cargo of British Columbia ores to England. *  1 After seeing,^ manifests, all  British'Columbia salmon fleets and  local shippers have arrived at the.  conclusion that the wreckage found  near Astoria. was from either the  Ardnamurchon " or Macrihanish,  both owned, by Glasgow firms.  Salmon with marks similar to^those  on the cases found^ near Astoria  were shipped* onthese vessels. % ^  R. M. S.i Aorangi arrived this  evening from x ' Australia'' y' and  Hawaii.   -     - ���-*      1  *  GEORGE CHAPMAN SUFFOCATED  ���":,'   x*��    BY THB FLAMES.  H_  Kaslo's- Message- of -* Condolence? and  *- **     -- i.  How Its Citizens   Propose to    y  1   *     Conduct'Their BexvicM." ." y*  "i <*>���*'  ������ '>7i  y ��J  .^.___  *�����*_**%_.  -    -*"i_SB  prob-.��_  trm  ��    ^/.-.^.a  Marcus-Daly's Will  a   > A   - -1  ^*New YoitkyJanuary?,_ 2_.~Tlie  will'of the late Marcus Daly "was  filed for probate today at'Anaconda,  Montana and made 'public here. It  makes,Mrs. Daly���th_, sole4executor  of the estate withoutjbonds7makes  ���her guardian of the minor children  and gives .her -.one-third of, the  estate. The remaining two-thirds  is to be divided equally among. Mr.  Daly's three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Brown -of - Baltimore,* and,  Misses Marion and Harriet Daly  and his son, Marcus Daly. In the  event of the death-of Mrs. Daly before the trusts imposed upon her by  the will are executed, the four child-,  ren"of the testators or their survivors to be made trustees and executors in her place without "security. Any of the children may during life of the trust dispose of liis,  or her share by will.  Butte, January 24.���The Marcus  Daly estate is conservatively estimated at $20,000,000 by those most  familiar with it, though-others have  placed it as high as fifty to one  hundred millions.  THE. CURLING .LAST NIGHT  , 'In the Fletcher Trophy Series.    ;  ] Tvyo games pf the Fletcher trophy  series were'played by the members  of the Nelson curling"club at the  rink last evening.-- The ice was -in  only fair condition, and many -bad  plays were made. About the lowest  scores "that'have been made, this  season were made last evening. The  line up of the players and the result  of j sthe - games;*.  H.Bird    *,   _7*  F. Biadloy.)    <.. Vt>  r*. Morrison   \yl~   V-  W. Richardson, Hkip, 17  <.  J. Dover  H Houston  J. H. Fox.,  Dr. Forin, skip -11  as  follows:  L. Gobey-.    ^    "-'  A. V. Mii-son, -i  -j- .  J.-Wilson       'i - . -  A. Granfr skip   .   .  ���*_ , .  Dr.' Stoddard  R. H. WilliamB���  Dr. Armstrong  Mayor Fletcher, skip/  . The members of the club, are  .'making,, arrangements^-jto^send-  seve'ral rinks 'to Rossland' 'during  ^the carnival held there on February  -15. The skips who Avill probably  take rinks are F. A. Tamblyn, Jack  Rae, and Stewart Campbell. The  line up of the men with the last  .skip will be Harry Houston, A. R.  Sherwood, J.< Bunyan, Stewart  Campbell, skip. They have entered  already under the name of the.  Twentieth Century Colts. Not one  of the members of the rink ever  threw a stone before the twentieth  century, but they have shown up  well during the past few weeks and  they may-yet win laurels for themselves.  Sandon, January, 24.���{Special to 5  The Tribune.]���Fire broke-out at" ���_i-  a.   tn.' Wednesday - _n   Cameron's'".  building-upstairs.' '< Firemen got'the ?  fire under.contrbl in-a. short time,-5)?  the damage to ,the building being]/  about $400.t The lower story.was*|'  occupied by Robertson-with .furni  ture.   The damage~to"him is  ably $1000 by. fire" and water.'   Heiv  carried 'some, insurance. *  George/'   ���  Chapman,a.clothes cleaner, occupied^ *,  the upstairs.,' When fthe fire brolTe^   "  >. . ��� '���"->**  out he was overlooked or forgotten &,.  until\it was* too Sate,^and Jyhen_. y  found he was" in^a sitting position?' ,?  in ^Bed. *   He -had' been. drinking v������  some and was probably suffocated;  beforelany person,reached-the tfire.', ,  ^ VJt  The jury^retnrned a verdict bf aeciy y j>^4  dental death. ^ He was buried today*; *%  by thel. O. O. F.' \ * r"..-: ,{        jy, .  -  ' ' Sandon's'Program. ^ --.    "-'y,  Sandon; January 24.���[Special to*?''-^f-%  he   TribuneJ.���The" program^'foK::\~. i"iS|b  "f&i&i  - _?_*>__  "m  ~**~   ^-"V.5  The  TribuneJ.���xne  program  the Sandon carnival has just beeny  completed, and it calls for an inter-S  esting list of sports.' . Nelson, Rossy  'land,' "Kaslo,1,Silverton1 and,Slocan';J\,*;;.v^  City hockey teams  will contest'for? ~-��:��$M  the grand- prize in-the big tourna-'  --- *'-3ifl  ment. 'aThe., Rosslarid-'juniors*lwill^^.^'  ���="������?  __ti  --'l'S._  ���liTiSM  "*.  -v.  The Crank Appears.  London,    January        24.  -The  vagaries of an apparently harmless  lunatic occasioned some excitement  The Caracas Eevolt.  Port of Spain, Trinidad, Jan-  nary 24.���Advices which have' been  received here regarding the mutiny  of "Venezuelan.troops in the'Hoyo  barracks at Caracas say the  mutineers numbered 300. The outbreak took place at 8 o'clock on the  .evening of January 14th and the  colonel, two officers and four men  were killed. Half of the mutineers  were armed near Caracas and the  others surrendered next day. The  situation so far as it affects the  Bormudese Asphalt Company grows  more critical every hour. The  American colony in Venexuela continues" to protest against tlie indifference with which American  lives and interests are regarded,  Holdup of Yakima Saloon.  North Yakima, Washington,  January 24.���Three highwaymen  entered the saloon of F. B. Shard-  low at 1 o'clock this morning and  held up the employes, securing  about $800. The men were not  masked and did not attempt to disguise themselves. Only three men  wero in tbe saloon and club-room at  tlie time. Henry Hember, bartender,  Charles Mabry and George Pyborn,  having gambling tables, were  forced to throw up their hands and  submit to being searched. One man  kept them in the back room while  the others rifled the cafe and bar  till and the tables in the club-room.  When the work was finished the  robbers quietly walked out. They  went to. the home of Peter J_ger  and secured a span of fine black  horses and escaped.  The sheriff and posse have  tracked them in the direction of  at Victoria station. During the  entraining of the king for Osborne  House a well dressed individual  bearing a letter addressed to his  majesty was permitted to pass the  barriers. He hurried to an equerry  and said he wished to present the  letter to the king personally. The  man was handed over to the police.  The envelope contained only a  telegraph form on whieh were the  wordsr: " I wish to see my beloved  queen."  Mad Deed of a Jealous Youth.  Denver, Colorado, January 24.���  Claude E. Hider, 19 years of, age,  shot Mrs. Emma Douglas, a divorced  woman, and Harry R. Haley, and  then killed himself in the hotel  Saxton this morning, where the  three lived. The woman was shot  in the thigh and will probably recover. Y Haley is dangerously  wounded in the right lung. Jealousy was the: cause of the shooting.  Haley is an expressman. Hider had  no occupation. His brother, who  had served in the army in the  Philippines, killed himself about a  year ago.  Owned Property in New York.  New York, January 24.-rrQueen  Victoria was the owner in fee simple  of much real estate in this city below Grand street.' At one.time she  owned the Bowling Green offices,  No. 11 Broadway.  Berlin.���Count von Waldersee  in a despatch to the war office from  Pekin . dated January 21 says:  " There, are many bands of robbers  in the province of Chi Li. The  British,lost two men while engaging  the robbers near Shan Kwan." He  alludes to three German columns  moving through the province.  also"be on* hand, and a red hot garni*  is certeiiifto'come^'off*: Iw^een^theP/yf^^  Sandon   and >- Rossland4?juyeniles.> .  ���"���**'&��  These and the Nelson*^teams'-1 play*;",  in Rossland-for the championshipf'  of JBritish Columbia.at.the carnival''--  there, and the Sandon game will be  .an jndiqatpKJof -; what; may^l be -ex-%*^  IpectedCj .The 'program rawards^ all ''  day Monday and" Tuesday after.-  'noon to the curlers. ^Tlie-prelimi- -  nariesfor the-Harris' and; Bostock-  trophies will .be played, for in the,,  big rink, the finals to take place in.  the curling rink on Wednesday and  '  Thursday.       The 'hockey 'tourna--  ment commences on Tuesday evening, wheu the Rossland and Nelson  teams   will   be   brought together.  Wednesday Sandon will play Kaslo  and Silverton will cross sticks with  Slocan. ,   The   finals between   the  winners will be played' on Wednes-.  day evening.     Thursday will   be  given up to the grand masquerade,  skating   races, championship  contests   and   Godfrey's    pyrotechnic"  snowslide.    Single fares have been  given   over   all roads, and  a big  crowd is expected from  Rosslandy_  Nelson and'Kasla"  '���&  Kaslo's Condolence.  Kaslo, January 24.���[Special' to  The Tribune.]���The following public  notice has been given :  "Notice is hereby given that no  meeting of the city council will be  held until after the funeral service  of the late lamented and beloved  sovereign, her majesty, queen Victoria. All citizens are respectfully  requested to allow all social and  public functions and all business  except that of a most urgent nature  to remain in abeyance during that  time.,  (Signed) G. A. Carlson, Mayor."  ' .Special services will be held in  the Episcopal church on the day of  the funeral and the city council will  attend in a body. The following  cable was sent to Chamberlain :  "The citizens of Kaslo are iu  deep mourning over the death of  our beloved queen. Convey to his  majesty and the royal family our  deepest sympathy.  (Signed) G. A. Carlson." .  An Enormous Orange Crop.  San Francisco, January 24.���The  Chronicle says: California's orange  crop this season promises to break  the best previous annual record.  There will be between 19,000 and  21,000carloads for eastern shipment. -  The great bulk of the product is  credited to the citrus belt, which  has Los Angeles as" its shipping  centre. The southern counties will  probably yield a total of between  19,000, and 20,000 carloads. The  northern citrus belt, of which Oro-  ville is the shipping centre, will  produce between 900 and 1000 carloads of oranges. These are the  latest estimates by the Southern  Pacific company. THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C ERIDAY, JANUARY 25 1901  ti1.-  I  _y~'v  Xi -v  |i .  :*  -    j  ���ft-  w  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  3S&  to  to  HAVE YOU HAD ON THE SIDEWALK��.  DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS? to  to  ************************ /Va  IF YOU HAD WORN A PAIR OF OUR  to  to  to Rubber Soled Shoes .. .. $  to  to  to  $  tf Men's  SAFE.  Men's  YOUWOUI_D HA VE BEEN PERFECTLY to  CONSIDER THESE PRICES':      ||j  to  Rubber  Soled   Boots   in   Black   and Tan: Regular VZ  price $6.00, Snap at $4.50. Jff  Rubber  Soled   Boots   in   Black  and Tan: Regular _���*���/'  price $5.60; Snap at $4.15.  Soled  Shoes:   Regular price $5.50,  now  to  to  to  to  ���r -i  to  $  to Ladies'  Rubber  to $4.15.  to  (|\ Same   reductions   in   all   our  stock of Dry  Goods, Men's fjfi  Ifk. Furnishings, Boots and Shoes. /fi  to   to  mi- ************************ A  I Twenty Foiir Silk Skirts I  k-*i".  /->     /-^  I) v  I1 'V~~  ���'*)���.',  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to,  to  to  to  to:  to  to  *  tof  Here is something for the Ladies.  Regular price $ 6.00. Bargain*at $4.50-  Regular price $10.00. Bargain.at $7.50  Regular price $12.00 Bargain- at $ 9.00  Regular' price $14.00 Bargain at. $10.50  Regular price $16.00.. Bargain at $12.00  ALL  SHADES.  **************** ********  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  , **  ��fte Srvtmne*  ���*>-������,  .-o --���  ,���;-  ��.  '-���.  I  At the flrst meeting of the Victoria city counciron Monday even-  ��ing mayor Hay ward complimented  his councillors' upon the circumstance that they had gone through  tthe municipal campaign without  the loss of a man, and the aldermen  thereupon proceeded to'make assurance doubly sure by appointing a  committee to ascertain the best  method of securing' the election of  mayor aiid aldermen for a longer  period * than one year. Victoria  has aldermen in whom the electors  have confidence, and who, in turn,  appear to have confidence in themselves.  In   the' efforts that   are   being  made by the provincial government  to foster shipbuilding on the Coast,  the mining districts of the interior  have   an   indirect   interest.     The  bonus upon ship building 'is urged  as a means of improving the lumbering   industry of the   province,  which at present is  discriminated  against by United States bottoms,  and it is a sign for encouragement  that the government is beginning  to take notice of the condit-Ton of  provincial industries with a view  to their betterment.   If the government is successful in its efforts on  behalf of the lumbering industry,  there is every reason to believe that  its services may be enlisted in an  effort to secure improved conditions  in the mining industry.   This is an  issue which should hot be lost sight  of.    The conserving to the province  of all advantages pertaining to the  development of its mineral resources  means the creation of new taxable  values and an increasing of present  values, which is in turn the easiest  method of swelling provincial revenues for development' purposes���  the most difficult task that legislators have to face.  new works at Sydney,' Cape Breton,  are   turning   out   an   enormously  greater quantity, while the output  of the-Hamilton furnaces - is - also  greater- and the Deseronto-furnace  is likewise" running steadily.     To  these.must be added,, in-figuring  iipon'the immediate future production, the great Clergue' smelters at  Sault'St. Marie,'that of the Nickel  Steel Company near Hamilton, and  also tlie Cramp works which Charles  D.   Cramp,' of   the Cramp,  Shipbuilding-Company of Philadelphia,  has decided to   erect   at   Colling-  ' wood, and which he says will employ 1200 hands.    Speaking of this  growth the Canadian Engineer says  that^ilwithin the.lnext_year_the  " Canadian iron industry will be  "put upon a par with ,that-of  " Sweden, a country that has taken  " six hundred years of steady work  " to bring its trade to its present  " proportions in point of tonnage."  Such is the fruit of a policy which  sets the public welfare ��� above the  inordinate profits of the manipulators of the natural wealth. What  has been accomplished in other  portions - of the Dominion can be  accomplished! in British Columbia  when its legislators are progressive  enough to approach tlie task iu the  same spirit.  and it has been freely stated tha^the  projectors of ^the Canada:'Northern;  ini'tneii^ policy .of 'avowed? -hostility  to the Canadian Pacific, have some  definite arrangement with 'the Hill  combination.     The clash between  these-rival-interests will - come over  applications for subsidies for the  building  of   what - is    commonly  known 'asthe Vancouver" Victoria  & Eastern railway from the Boundary to the Coast, but into the controversy there will doubtless be injected the differences which have  cropped   up   between   the  Crow's  Nest Pass -Coal- Company and the  Gooderham and Blackstock interests.    Both of these are controlled  by   eastern   Canadian * capitalists,  who in the past   have exerted a  considerable    influence    over   the  Laurier government's following in  Ontario.   To still further complicate matters the Gooderham and  Blackstock   interest �� has   recently  pin-chased extensive coal' fields"'in  the Nicola Valley, which the new  Coast-to-Kootenay   railway is' expected to tap, so that in  addition  to their alleged grievance with the  .Canadian Pacific over freight and  transportation -charges, the Toronto  men have a direct and personal interest in the construction of- the  proposed road.   Taken* - all  in   all  there'is sufficient in the air to warrant a lively session of parliament, -  with good chances for the' conflict  being extended to Victoria.  ' '  Good Taste Appreciated. -  Nelson Miner.  With no desire whatever to appear in' the role of'one-"fishing" for  a compliment:in return; the Miner  takes occasion-to compliment "its  morning contentporary;TheTribune,  upon' the ��� appearance - of' its first  page yesterday morning.' No more'  appropriate or tasteful first-page  was'printed -anywhere'-in -Canada,'*  not'even in the - Miner - office oir  Ward street:  to  to  to  to  to  to  *******************!**.******.*.**.***.***:  ��� ������  ��� ������  PREPARATORY TO STOCK-TAKING  COMMENCING  m  W HOSIERY, DRESS GOODS,. SILKS,   TABLE LINENS,   TOWELS,  MILLINERY, MANTLES, FURS #>  31 St.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  KOOTENAY.  COFFEE  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee ,  ************************  XVe are offering: at lowest prices Ihe best"  frados of Ceylon,~India;China-and Japan  'eas.  Our Bes*, Mocha and Java Coffee, por  pound 9 40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds..-... 1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  llio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER; STREET, NELSON.  9\  CARPETS, CURTAINS, REMNANTS FROM ALL DEPARTMENTS AT BARGAIN PRICES.  ************************  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.  LADIES4 COSTUMES-Ladies- Tailor-  Made Suits,  we will  sell  the  balance at Bargain Prices.  Remnants of Silks, Dress Goods, Prints, Flannels, Table Linens, Carpets, etc., at less than Half Price.  ************************  MANTLES���Ladies Jackets, Coats and  Golf Capes at less than cost.  FURS���Balance   of our   Fur stock at  25% Discount.  DRESS GOODS & SILKS���We offer  our stock of- Dress Goods and  Dress  Silks at  20% Discount.  ..Silks for Evening .Wear, a large  stock offered at 20% Discount.  CARPETS & FLOOR OILCLOTHS-  20% Discount during the sale.  WINDOW SHADES���At greatly reduced prices. Bargains in odd  pairs of Lace Curtains.  WEAR���Mens Fleece-Lined  Underwear from 60c each, up.  Bargains in Mens Ties, etc.  to  to  to  to  MENS  %             ' ���'���&  W^L�� ���__* ' __Z '___''__*'__*'__* ' __?-' __*.')__*-'   __?���'*_** t__*~*0? *0_\*_*00 * 0? . . ^^. ��   __��.  *^^_. ^**t�� >j*^ �� ^^. ^^�� ^g*>. ^^a <gfc. >^. ^>��.^>'�� __*���� ^^ ��� ^> ^B��^y  ^^**^F*^^'*^^ * W'*%^ ��� ^k * ^k-* ^^,*^��i,^*r,^J�� >*���< ���'5k* '^���^'���'Sk** 55T* *^0W*00^^_W'^0'^^S)'^0'^^0'00*^^0'00'^^0*00'00'0t'^0'0f'^'  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  821 to 331 Baktr Street, Nelson  American-a^d .European Planr.  Surpassing*  Display in  Fall Suitings  meals; 25  cents  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICIT*  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO $1-   QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  -  Lighted by Electricity and Heats  ed with Hot: Air,  Large oomfortable bedrooms and  areb-olase  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.-  RATES $2 PER DAY  Mrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  .   LATE OF THE ROYAI, HOTE-, OAUtABY  fyadden House  Baker and Ward  ,,   Streeta. Nelson  ��� The Midland Smelting Company's  furnaces, which we're blown in the  other day, will add upwards of  55,000 tons annually to Canada's  pig-iron, production. Tbis in itself  is equal to the entire production of  the Dominion five years ago.    The  The approaching session  of the  house of   commons will  probably  witness the greatest railway - fight  in the history   of   the Dominion,  and one in whicli British Columbia  will be the most interested province  in the confederation.   For the pa9t  two years Messrs. Mackenzie and  Mann have been slowly perfecting  the connecting-links in-what they  predicted-should-be- another transcontinental line,' and rival of the  Canadian  Pacific,' but   for a long  time there was much' doubt in the  public mind as to the sincerity of  their predictions in regard to competition.   This    feeling   was    not  wholly dispelled   even   when   the  prospectus of the Canada Northern  Railway   Company was issued in  London 'some months' ago.   Since  then, however, "Jim" Hill; the railway king, has perfected his great  pool of American railway interests,  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter'wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and' Irish  Serges, Tweeds and' Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Noolands' Building, Baker Street).  FRED J. SQUIRE.Manager.  The only hotel lo Nelson' that' haB remained  under one management alnoe 1800.'  The bed-rooms aro well famished and lighted  by eleotrlolty.  The bar la always atooked by tho beat dom a-  tio and Imported liquors and olgars.  '���   THOMAS MADDEN; Proprietor. -  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. Mo-LANUS, :Ma_agor -  SAW & PMMNG MLS  Limited.  .^Te are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams'  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER "  LOCAL and" COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE. DRESSED COAST CEDAR*.  - RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS -        _  - DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  .     STOREFRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices'before *  purchasing: elsewhere.'  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.  FRONT STREETS.  MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF-  WHOLESALE TRADE    ���>_<,  2ERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO/, LIMITKD.-Corner Vernon  and Codar streots; Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in -aerated waters and;  fruit syrups.. Sole agents tor Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEBTZKL & CO.-Corner Baker and \  ���   Jonophiuo aLreets, Nelson, wholesalo deal ��  ors In  asgnyard  supplies.''Agents (or Denvo  flro Clay Co. of'Don vor,--Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker streot,* Nelson  ��� -wholesale- dealers in liquors,* cigars���  cement. Are brlok and flro (day, water piptv.and  steel rails, and general commission merohauts.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  EOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  ;8-T RUCTION COMPA"NY���Wholea-Jo dealers in telephones, unnunciatois. .bolls, battorios,-  Axtures, etc, Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR* AND FEED.  -DRACEMAN - KER MILLING - COMPANY  ���IJ ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed oars ahippod to nil Kootenay Points.  Grain elovatorn at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Viutoria, Now Wesb-  minstor, and Edmonton, Alberta.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-lfrker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers ln fresh and oured moats.  Cold storage.  P.  P. Burns & Co;  HbAD GfPIOB AT  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale-and- Retails   Dealers in Meats  Bar atooked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer o_=drau__ti. Large oomforlt-  ahle rooms.   Flratwtlasa table hnn il.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  TREMONT ��� HOTEL BLOCK.  Ask Your Grocer.  for New-  SWE8T   OIt>BR  ���   , for Mince Pies.  CIDER. VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  BBS  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev-  Denver, Revelstoke; Ferguson Grand Forks,1 Greenwood, Otts-sade-Oity, Mid  ,    way, and'Vancouver.  Mail Orders ��� Promptly f Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co*  ALL KINDB OV  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  -      FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street; Nelson E.  C.  TRAVES,  Manager  ORnwRH ny MAir< HWCBit'-in nARwwnra awo prompt Afi���unw   ROSSL,A_NQ   BINQINBERING  WORKS  CUNLIFFE.  8c MCMILLAN  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Caneral Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand- machinery on baud, which has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good  __3 nfiWa ' *  1 2^-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD 8c CO.-Corner Front-and  ��� Ball Blxeets, wholesalo grocers and'  'obbers ln blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  machlnaws and miners' sundries.  OOTKNAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   L1MI-  TED���Vornon   streot, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.  JOHN GHOLD1TCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  son, wholesalo grocers.  -TtY^GR��*FI*'IN-&-CO.~Front stjreeb,-Nolson.-  u*   wholesalo   dealors   in  provisions,   cure-  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nolnon, wholesale dealers hi,hard  ware and mining supplies.  Powder Co.  Agents lor Giant  Largo stock of high-class Imported goods.  A  ie' latest  rg<  ial  specialty of tho square   Bhoiilder-  fashlon in floats.  ti!  Home Grown  Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Hoses, Shrubs  Vines, BtilbH, Hedge Plants and Seeds.  Kxtra choice stock of Peach, Apr'cot, Plum,  fl-iorry and Prune Trees. Now importation of  first-class Rhododendrons, Roses, Clitnatus, Bay  Trees, Hollies, etc.  80,000 to choose from. No ngentfi or commission to pay. No fumigation or inspection charges.  Qreenhousfi plants, agricultural implements, fertilizers, beo supplies,- etc. Largest and most  complete n'ook in tho province. Send for catalogue beforo placing your orders.   Address  M. J. HEMRY, Vancouver, B.C.  Willie Labor Only.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBHWBna AND BOTTISBB OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER         _ engh  ...         1 ��.}"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No. 6 Cameron. New York.  -    1 Sinkimt-Pump, 10"x5"xI3": outside pocked plunger pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list,  may have jtist'whftt-youwant.-'        , , _  Agents for Northey Pumps. ������ Stock carried.  P.  O.  BOX 198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  We  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale   dealers In  hardware'and mining supplies,1 and wator uud  plumbers' supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rnURNER, BKKTON 8c CO.-Cornor Vornon  ���*��� and Josophlno Btreets, Nelson, wholosale  dealers ln - liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. o��-MUwaukee aud Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.'  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Bokor  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting,'stumping and blook bloating powders;  wholesale dealers In caps and fuso, aud elect-do  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streeta,  Nelson, manufacturers of'and wholosale' dealers  In sash and doors; all binds of factory work made  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI'  TED���Corner Front and Hall streots, Nolson, wholesale dealers ln wines (case and bulk',  Mid domenUo and ImnarteA oUrars.  bUR      ARE -FILTERS  opposit  POHTOVF  ��gSI I IT COSTS BUT ONE CENTj S_S*^SSS&  st card that we may call: and give estimates.' It saves many dollars,  ay plumbing done until you have seen our *��� goods and our prices.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers?.  mm. i  Prompt and re,   delivery to the trade  Brawary at Mebwi  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  n    Corner Vlotoria uA  v. o. Box m,-  REILEY & BENOY  SUCCESSORS TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD  WORKtto  EXPm-1iOft3E9H0EINC.    yen to all kinds of re]  and oaetom'work -from c.-ilde points.  boUfljaadetoordfiraaehoitjpotloe.  i Special attention  idoaetc  J. RUSSELL  Buyer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  Highest Prloes  Prompt 'Returns  Pair Assortment  ANTI-CHINESE  RESOLUTION.  Pursuant to resolutions adopted at a regular  meeting hold on Saturday evening, December  22nd, 1900, all members of Nelson Miners' Union  No. 90, W. F. M., are requested to use overy  legitimate means  To Discourage tha Employment or  Patronizing of Chinese  directly or indirectly. All union men and others  who believe in making this a whito - man's> country, are requosted toco-operate in giving effect to  tho aforeEsaid resolution.   By order,'  NKLSON  MINERS'   UNION.  Nelson, December 22nd. ���;"}��  The above resolution has been endorsed be the  Trades and Labor Council of Nelson, and all  union men, and others iu sympathy with It, are  roquosted to govern   themselves   accordingly.  By order.  TRADES & LABOR COUNCIL OF NELSON  Nelson, December 22nd.  *S J smp by ^ NELSON.1 B. G.  ARCHITECTS,   CARRIfl-Ajwshltw           utda-UutdaeB tfaok, Btkax-Utetb, tfabos.  1I!WART'& CARRIfl-Ajwshlteota.   Rooms :'l'-t&v  m$MS��  TBE-TRIBUNE: ISPELSOF B; 0-FRIDAY JANUARY 2�� 1901  3  _4_mm_______i_GS_a__m  BANK OMONiMl.:  OAPITAIa. aU paid up....$12.000,000.00  REST...    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDBD PROFITS        __7,180.*30  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. 3. Clouston ..................Oeneral Manager  NELSON: BRANCH Y  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohes InoLoNDON (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal oltles lu Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers': Credits,  available ln any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Etc.  Saving's Bank Branch  OUHRKNT RATK OV INTEREST PAID.  MORE  MINING LITIGATION  Brigga Versus-Newswander.1  Another case to be heard at the  sitting   of  the 'supreme  court  at  NeWon on February Oth was listed  at the court house yesterday.   The  case is that of Briggs vs. Newswander, the plaintiff being Robert P.  Briggs of Kaslo and the' defendants  Samuel Newswander of Kaslo aud  Charles Doras and Jean Darginac  of Paris, Prance.   It is with respect  to the Cork and   Dublin mineral  claims situated on the south fork of  Kaslo creek,  and ou which extensive operations are being carried on  by -the   Fleutot' syndicate.     The  action arose out of two agreements  mode on June  12th, 1900, between  Briggs and Newswander;    By those  Newswander agreed to purchase the  Two Kidds' and Monarch mineral  claims, covering exactly the same  .ground as the Cork and  Dublin.  Newswander   agreed  to - pay $500  and incorporate a company to take  over the claims and also-to give  Briggs   a   reasonable    amount   of  stock in the   company.     Instead,  however,   of    Newswander'1 doing  this, it,is  alleged that he allowed  the Two Kidds' and Monarch- claims  to elapse  for want of assessment  work... He   then   applied1 in   the  name of Charles r Doras and Jean  Darginac to crown grant the same  ground iu the name of the Cork and  .Dublin mineral claims.  Briggs* brings action alleging  fraud, declariug Newswander - to  have been acting for himself, and  as agent for - Doras ��� and Darginac.  He is asking for $100,000 damages  and'to be declared the owner of a  half interest in the Cork and Dub-  * lin, which he says were substituted  for the Two Kidds and Monarch. ���  A special feature of interest  arises in the^ lawsuit; The 'above  arguments .appear to be in,two  parts, Briggs refusing to sign the  one presented by Newswander,  while the latter refused to sign  charges introduced by Briggs. As  to what agreement was actually  made is to be decided.by the court  from these different documents.  The plaintiff brings his action in  many alternatives, making it probably one of the most intricate law  suits ever submitted for tlie consideration-of this court and one of  considerable importance to the  mining public.  MARCONI'S MARVELS.  London Chronicle.  Signor Marconi has been conduct-  ���ing-a series-of-experiments-in-wh'e--  Ib'bs telegraphy likely to ' have  important, results. These experiments have been made at Poole.  Hitherto the one serious drawback  to wireless, telegraphy, has been  that any one could tap the messages.  This difficulty signor Marconi has  now succeeded in overcoming. .  ....'.:"Hitherto,���' he explained, "the  ether waves used" for wireless  teleg raphy messages; '7 have * .been  sent iii aYprohnacubus fasliiqny that  is to sayj they could be detected "by  any suitable receiver, placed anywhere withintheir radius; of action  of the transmitting station. Moreover, if two . stations in -proximity  happened to send off simultaneous  messages,' the receiving* station  within their, radius would receive  both messages, but they 'would ��� be  j tumbled together, and consequently  would be unintelligible' The  receiving instruments in < my new';  system will respond only���*' to those  . ether Y;w*aves. to; which they* are  tuned.' The possible combinations  of 'tunes' are infinite, and no two;  instruments,   therefore,   can   com-;  .municate*with���*���*���' eachY other unless'  they have first been expressly ar-v-  ranged for; such   communications;!  : So perfect is the new- system that  two messajges sent.off from different  stations can be picked up by one1  wire, and that one wire, passings  through two receiving instruments,  gives to each its proper message,  separate and distinct; and: without  takthg the other message.  "In this way,'' continued signor  Marconi," "it will be possible to  take one particular illustration, for  an 'admiral to communicate at will:  either with the whole of his .fleet  simultaneously,, or with any parv  ticular vessel, and he can do this  even if bis own fleet should be split  y THE  BAffi OF COIMEBCE  �����'      WITH WIHCH 13 AMALGAMATED  ���*&*:.-.������  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ... ���*#/   .--���   -  -.��� _________  Imperial Bank of Canada  - -�� HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.'  _^i~_5_^'J  ��Z>'(__?�����__?'003  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,468,603  $1,700,000  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  S8.000.000  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $66,000,000.  DIRECTOR8:  Hon. Geo.'A. Cox, Robt. Kllgour,  President. Vice-President.  W. B. Hamilton*   M. Leooat   Jas. Crathkrn  John Hoski.v, Q.C., LL. D.    .  J. W. Fl.AVKLLK   XV. E. H.-MAS9KY  A.KlNQMAN  B. E. Wolker. J. H. Mummer,  Oeneral Manager. Asst. Oen. Manager.  A. H. Ireland.  Chief Inspector ami Superintendent of Branches.  laondon Office. 60; Lombard Streut, H,  9. Cameron. Alexander; Manager.  Mew York Office, 16 Exchange Place.  Alex. Laird and WM. Gray, Agonts. -  O.  BRANCHES OF THB BANK IN CANADA  Ontario.  Ottawa  Ayr  Bakrie  Belleville  Berlin  Blenheim  Brantford  Cayooa  Chatham  Collinuwood  Dresden  DUNDAS  Dunnvillk  Fort Frances  Galt  Godkricii   , ^  GUKLPH  Hamilton  London ,  Oranqeville  Paris  Parkihij.  Peterboro  Port Perry  St. Catharines    '  Sarnia  Sault Stk. Marie  Seaforth  Simcoe  Stratford  Strathroy  Toronto (8 offices)  Toronto Junction  AValkerton  Walkerville  Waterloo  Windsor  Woodstock  Quebec: Manitoba:  Montreal Winnipeg  Yukon Dlstrlot:  Dawson White Horse  British Columbia:  Nelson*  Cranbrook ' . New Westminster  Fernie ' Rossland  Greenwood Sandon  Kamloops Vancouver '  Nanaimo- -        Victoria  Atlin  IN THB UNITED STATES:  New York, N. Y. Seattle, Wash.  San Francisco, Cal. ���   Portland, Ore."  Skagway, Alaska.  Bankers in London���Tho Bank of Scotland;  Messrs. Smith, Payne & Smiths.  Bankers in New York���Tho American Exchange  National Bunk.  Agents in Chicago���Tho Northern Tiust Com-  pany.-  Agcnts in New Orleans���Tho Commercial National-Bank.       SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.    Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  .. Manager Nelson Branch.,  into two squadrons, with a hostile  fleet intervening, and without his  signals being. understood' by the  enemy."  The longest distance over which  signor Marconi can communicate  across water is' 100 miles', and he  has now ascertained that the cur-  vature.of the earth opposes absolutely no obstacle, which has hitherto been supposed, to the transmission of messages. Another important development of the system is  the ability to communicate over a  distance of more than thirty miles  by means of a metal cylinder placed  upon an ordinary, "chair. This  will be of immense advantage  in military operations for it  means that the whole apparatus for the secret transmission  of messages can be conveyed upon  a cart from one point of the field of  war to another. As to the possibilities of communication across the  Atlantic signor Marconi's reply was  ^that such-a-scheme_was ___aerely_a_  possibility of the future." "At the  present time," he said, "I am not in  the least concerned with this particular problem." One great commercial advantage, however, will  be that the great ocean liners, except those that cross the Atlantic,  will be able to communicate at almost auy point of .their voyage with  every part of the world. . y        ���  WE HAVE  Improved    Incandescent  Mirror     Globe     Lamps  Now    in    Stock.     They  Improve    Electric   Light;  Fifty   per   cent.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY  & CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, B.C.  e.W.W6st&Co-  COAL! Y WOOD I  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $10.75 |��flNeB��   $8.16  'I Coal  p_ai-i*v-ii--.--ip  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY. Ltd;  No order can bo accepted unless acoompanlod  by cash, ________  Offlco:   Corner of Hall  aud Buker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  tethbridge Gait Goal  The teat) value for the money In tbe mukot)  for all purposes.  iitBMfl OAfla     W. P. TiBBionr, Qeund Agent  Tatophsae UT.   Offloe wUfaO.D.i.GkvtS���Ui  O. R, Wllkle, General Manager.  '      B. Hay, Inspector. -  "Nelson Branch���Burns Block,'221-Baker-8treet>  J. M. LAY, Manage  Giant Powder in an Oven,  . Vancouver,  Washington,  January.. 23.-r-An explosion occurred at  the Selby farm, ten miles from (here,  this morning, resulting.in the death  of three people, Mrs. O. Walker,  wife of William O. Walker,- aged  61;   Eli Walker, their -son, aged  28;    and a daughter,   Mrs.   Julia  Bailey,    aged   21.     "Father   and  son had been engaged in clearing  land and placed 13 sticks of. giant  powder .in the oven of the. cook  stove  to   dry.     The  powder   exploded, killing Mrs. Walker and son  instantly and fatally, injuring, the  daughter, who died within a-few,  hours.1   The bodies of the mother  and   son   were horribly mangled,  the   latter ��� being   Mown    twenty  feet from the. house.   The house  was. literally < demolished  and the  report > was'' heard   several   miles  away.   The   Walker family came  here from Oklahoma last September,  purchasing-the farm rwhere the accident took place.   A small child of  Mrs. Bailey was sleeping in the adjoining room to tlie one in which  the cookstove was located but was  uninjured, although nearly  every  stick of furniture in the' room except'the bed on which it lay was  demolished. - ���  ^���^��  ���'j-S'Tjal  *   >*?i  '\V3S|  .^~.c_p.  ��� ,- -  ,   .   i   ' ' ��� '   '-    '"'     ~���"- y- J*?-  "8  of the Holiday Trade has cleared  away it is *well to come back to the  every day business of the year, as  quickly as possible.  .,  **************************  \\  WE HAVE THE, BEST MADE PIANOS IN CANADA. -  THEY HAVE STOOD THE TEST IN KOtiTENAY. FOR THIRTEEN YEARS  CALL AND INSPECT THEM,     "y 'i: *".   \ ''* .  **************************  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler.  Our Jewelry and Watch Department Is in full swing. ,, Mall Orders receive our Prompt Attention.  ��'^'e^- cz?'e=^>'(^>' (=3'c5 ��� <__>  -Two More Islands- Acquired.  Washington? January 23.���The  senate today in executive session  ratified the treaty with Spain for  the acquisition of the islands of  Sibutu and Cagayan of the Philippine group, at a cost of ;"$100;000.  There wero no votes to spare, a two-  thirds vote being, needed and the  voting standing 38 to 14. In the  debate prior to ratification a number of senators manifested a disposition'to-oppose- further acquisition  of oriental territory. -Senators  Lodge and "Chandler spoke in behalf of the treaty  Badon, Money ' and  opposition.  and' senators  Pettigrew   in  Chinese Army Still in Evidence.  Berlin, January- 24.���The German foreigii office confirms the report that 25,000 Chinese troops  have appeared north of the French  sphere, but it is asserted that thus  far they have shown ��� no signs of  hostility. The. call made by the  German minister to' China, Dr.  Milium von Schwartzenstein,- upon  prince Chun is explained to have  been a mere act ��� of ��� courtesy and  without special significance.  Foreign office officials - declare  that'the New'York dispatch saying  that Germany wa9 getting the Russians to surrender the Shan Kwan  railroad in order to keep it for Germany is absolutely untrue, as the  Germans are reserving the line according to -agreement to turn it  over to the British and will turn it  over as early as possible.  -   Krupp to Fill British Orders.  Berlin, January 23.���Count von  Buelow, imperial chancellor, has re-  "ceived^nbtice^from- -the���"YKrupp-  works saying that while the "company has heretofore' refrained from  filling British orders, it will fill  them hereafter. This is understood  to be due to the fact that the  Ehrhardt concern of Dusseldorf has  all along, sold arms to England.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  Corpora tion of the City of Nelson  AUDITOR'S STATEMENT  Of Receipts and Disbursements for the Year  Ending" December 31st, 1900  RECEIPTS  ��� v.- . *^ec<!i61ta in  Police court fines .':.....:  $ 1,356 80  Scavenger rates ' .77.  1,847 50  Miscellaneous-...'.;.....':.' :....... 0,714 87  Licenses   .,  12,923 50  Dogitax.  250 00  Road tax...' ;  2,014 00  Real estate taxes tK: : 11,821 64'  Burial permits and cemetery lots ....". ' 147 70  Sewer rentals ... ,\..'  589 78  Electric light rates  13,105 84  Electric light, supplies sold -.  -  211 55  Water rates \  9,748 23  Weigh scale receipts ���  47 50  Interest on sinking fund-   Government grant _  Nelson Electric Tramway, Co., interest  on money deposited with city  Total : _ .". .$60,778 91  Bank of Montreal loan...... $76,000 00  Interest accrued to December 31st, 1900/.        587 17  Bank of Montreal overdraft.$18,778-14  Less    overdraft    December  31st, 1899    10,829 02  Sundry creditor accounts outstanding  December 31st, 1900   Estimates for  Actual receipts  1900 ���                for 1900  $ 1,500 00 $    2,219.50  5,500 00        4,993 08  3,000 00      '2,912'09  13,500 00      12,886-50  400 00           342 00  3,000 00  14,000 00  .    150 00  1,870 00  13,153 51  ..   285 37*  1,500 00  20,000 00  3   1,710 71  20,928 60  129 30  12,000 00  100 00  14,435 15  187 60  506 52  150 00  150 00  140 54  $74,800 00 $-76,850 47  70,587 17  7,948 52  4,396 47  $165,788 03  DISBURSEMENTS  ~ - Disbursement  in 18<K>  _Cf>tiinate��  for 1900  To Geo. H. Lammkks, J. R. Chanson, or to  any person or persons'to whom he may have  transferred his interest In.the Harvey Joy  . --- mineral claim, at Morning Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division.*      '  -   You are horeby notified that I have expended  One Hundrod Dollars ln labor and improvements  upon* the above montioned   mineral claim, in  order to hold-said mineral claim under the  provisions of the Mineral Act), and if within  iiinoty duyw from tho date of this notice you fail  fu��e to- contribute -your proportion of such  expenditure together with all costs of advertis  ing, your lnreroat in Bald claim will become the  proporty of the subscriber, under section four of  .air Act ontltlod "An Act to Amend tho Mineral  Act, 1900." SILAS H. CROSS.  Dated this 12th day of December, 1900.  LAND   NOTICE. Y  Notice Is hereby given,' that thirty days after:  date I intend to apply to the chief commissioner  of lands and works for permission'.to. purchase  the following described' lands-about ��� two miles  .west of the City of Nelson:': Commencing. at a  postmarked W. J. Beaven'sS.E. Corner Post  planted at S. W; corner post-of-H.-.Selous'.purchased Lot 605, Group 1, on the high; water line-  on the west bank of Kootenay river, thence north  20 chains, thence west 20 .chains, thencesouth 20  chains, more or leas to the. high water, line on  north bank of Kootenay. river, -thence-following  the meandering of the. aforesaid:rlver in an easterly direction 2U chains more or less to point of  commencement. Containing 32 acres more or  less. XV. J. BEAVEN.   :  ;.' Dated at Nelson this 24th day of December, 1900.  4,240 04  2,139 23  3,306 44  Fire department maintenance   Fire department equipment $ 4,790 19  Police department maintenance     4,508 72  Health-department maintenance....  Health department equipment.:... .*.  Legal expenses ���.......'..../.........  (Miscellaneous .......................  ���Machinery and'tools'*. *;...........".  Stationery and advertising   Buildings and grounds .............  : Buildings and grounds maintenance ..       385 57  jCity hall salaries......'./. 7.............    4,517 06  |Dpg tax commissions, etc:........ *.....  Road tax commissions, and refund ....  ] Fuel and light (street lighting, etc).... 89 90  Donations and subscriptions.-.'........  ���Interest on debentures..... ..$8,750 '00;  Interest on bank overdraft etc 3,059 31  $  5,000  4,500  4.750  1,000  3,500  00  00  00  00  00  Actual di.sburHe-  monts for 19U0  $     6,202 99  1,908 08      .1,000 00  7.r>0 00  7,700 00  5,099  5,088  0,105  417  2.790  1,166  5,598  1,031  439  081  5,120  50  251  1,780  5,124  20  87  14  00  23  92  75  07  04  10  45  20  25  35*  53  LAND LEASE NOTICE.  >< Notice is hereby given, that within sixty days  after the date of-this notice, I intend to apply to  the assistant commissioner, of lands and works,-  at Nelson, for a lease of the following described  land, for the purposo: of opening up and working  Btone* quarries; situate about, two miles' in an  easterly direction from the City of Kaslo', West  Kootenay District:  Commencing at a post plan tod on the lake shoro  marked " J. A. Knuuf'sN. W. corner," running  thence east twenty chains;-thence south twenty  chains; thence west twenty chains, more or -less  to the lake shore; thence north along the lake shore  to the point of commencement; and containing  forty acres more or less." J, A. KNAUF.  Dated December 19th, 1900.  j Sewer construction .........  Sewer maintenance ...... .'.,.  Electric light .construction.:. .-  Electric light maintenance ..  Electric light supplies: 7 -...]...  Water-works construction"���"..  Water-works maintenance"���"..  Weigh scales maintenance...  Streets.......;...............'..  Sidewalks ,... .,;'.,  Quarantine. ������-..���*...���.���'7.  Nelson Electric Tramway .Co  Licenses refunded.........;.,.  Real estate:taxes refunded ..  Sinking fiihd ..........-.".'..7.  0,523  17^227  127  24,014  2,722  58.      9,875 00      11,809  15,595  01.  23  500 00  78- Y" 4,��  00  35,239 02  3,402 38  116 55  11,809  0,730  1,000 00  11.  04:  31  91  328 20  8,959 44  10,903 85  348 38  14,114  500  53  35^020  9,241-  1','770  1,600  75  4  28  87  10  41  04  03'  00  00  3.3  3;78Q-00      MOO 00-    6,806"52;  Total ���'������:................., . ...'... $138,2 a��� S8 $50,375 41.0 $105,417 02  Cash on hand ..... .............. .$411 61 *  Less oh hand January 1st,'00.    40 00   ;  ������    !..*.���        . *     ��� ' "   ' ,    ., 371 01'  $165,788 63  Certified Correct:    '  Ea B; McDERMID, Auditor-  [l.s.] henri g. jolyidk lotbiniere. =...  '*-*   * ���* "    - * - canadat - -* -' -      '-^  ' province of british columbia.  VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United  Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,  Queen, Defender of tlie Faith, &c, &c, &c.  To our Faithful the members elected lo serve in  tho Legislative Assembly of Our Province of  British Columbia at Our City of Victoria.���  1    Greeting:  A PROCLAMATION. *  rHKREAS    We  7 "    are    desirous  H. A. Maclean,  Deputy Attorney-Gen        ,  and resolved, as sooo as may be, to meet our poo-  Ele of our Provinco of British Columbia, ana to  ave their advice in Our Legislature:  NOW. KNOW YE. that for divers causes and  considerations, and taking into consideration the  ease and convenience of Our loving subjects, Wo  have thought fit, by and with the advice of Our  Executive Council do hereby convoke, and'by  these presents enjoin you, and each of you, that  on Thursday, tlie twenty-ilrst day of February,-  one thousand nine hundred l.nd one, you ineot*  Us in Our said Legislature or Parliament of Our-  said Province, at Onr City of Victoria, FOR THE  DISPATCH OK>BUSINES3.-to treat, do, act,  and conclude upon-those things which ln Our  Legislature of the Province of British Columbia,  by. the Common Council of Our said Province  may, by the favour of God, be ordained.'   '   -   .. "  In Testimony Wiikkkof, Wo have  caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent and the  Great Seal of the said Province lo be- here-,  ���    unto affixed: '  '  Witness, the Honourable Sir Hknri Gus--  .tavb Jolv de Lotiunikbr, K.C.M.U., Lieutenant-Governor- of Our - said Province, of  British Columbia, in Our City of Victoria; in  Our said Province, this seventeenth day of  January, in the year of Our, Lord one thousand-nine hundred and one, and in the sixty-  fourth year of Our Reign.  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE, Provincial Socretary.  XTELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. T. of*  i~   __,���Meets ln.mlners' union rooms, north- ,  east corner Vlotoria* and Kootenaystreets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.  Visiting mem,  bera welcome. M. R. Mowatt,-' President. Jama '  J%l  Wilkes,   Secretary.   -UNK>!f.ScA_E or W_a_��>j*?  for Nelson    District���Por  shift,   machine-*,-; ;v  men, 13.60: hammersmen miners. $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, |300. _ i     '    '  ���*.  m  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho regular meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor.  Council will be held in the miners'-unton ball,  oorner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, oo tha  first and third Thursday of eaoh month,,v-at)  7.90 p. m. Q. J. Thorpe. President. J. H. Matheson, Secretary. -*--  *"._;* ^?<^I  1 -"   -* j.*^>^*_Hr*_  ,  ^**Owl  .ai.J' aa^?il  rpHE regular meeting  '-.'��� are he  of the Carpenters' Union   eld on ^Wednesday, evening-of each  * week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners'Union hall cor-,  nor vlotoria and Kootenay streets., Charles  Clayton, President.   John MeLeod, Secretary.; ,  ARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No. 196, of Y  the International Journeymen Barbers Uii-Y"'-  lon of America, meets ovory flrst and_thlrd Mon  day of each month in Miner's Union" HaU. corner  ally-,  R. McMahon, president: J. H. Mathe-  ,y<  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  Visiting i brothers cordially. Invited to  Provin'cial Sechetauy'b Oi-'kick, -  17th January, 1901.  HIS HONOUR, tli*) Lieutenant-Governor in  Council, under the provisions of tlio "Land  Registry Act has been pleased to establish at  the < ity of Nelson; in the County of Kootenay, -  a District Ofllce for tho Recording of Instruments  and Registration of Titles affecting real estate,  r-ituato within tho County of Kootenay.  The name of the said registration district shall  be the Kootenay Land Registration District.  Honry Fry Macleod, of the City of Nelson, solicitor, lias been appointed to perform the duties  of tho said District Olllce, which shall bo open  for the transRctiod of business on und after tlio  second day of March, 1901.  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE. Provincial Secretary.  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province  of British  Kootenay, to_wil:.  Columbia,  Nelson,  West  By  of the Supreme Court of British Columbia at tho  Bail of Bank of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to mc  directed against the goods and chattels of tho  Fisher Maiden Consolidated Mining and-Smelting Company, defendants, I have seized and  taken In execution all the right, title and interests of the said defendants, t ho Fisher Maiden  Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company, in  the minoral claim known as and called "Troy"  and in tho mineral claim known ns and called  "St. Helena,'' situated on'Four-Mile Creek, about  seven miles from its mouth, being re-locations of  tho mineral claims, "Fisher Maiden" and "Silver-,  ton" respectively, both recorded In tho otllco of  tho Mining Rccordor for tho Slocan Mining Division of the Wost Kootenay District, on the IGth da  of July, A.* D, 1000, to recovor tho sum of Fifteen  Thousand Six Hundred and One -Dollars.  (ilS.fiOl.QO) and also int~i'0Bt on Fifteen Thousand  Flvo Hundred and Ninety Sovon Dollars and  Fifty Cents ($15,507.00) at six per centum por annum from tho 4th day of Janunry, 1901, until pay  hient; besides SherilTs poundage, officer's fees,       idei    *  _ a  .wo,  and all ot her: legal: Incidental oxpenses :  all of  which I sliall expo3o for sale or sufllclont thereof  to satisfy said judgment, debt and  costs . at  front of my olllce, next to the Court Houso,  tho  in  my ,   tho City or Nelson, B.C., on Thursday, tho 21th  day of January, 1001, at tho hourof eleven o'clock  in iho forenoon. *-  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of tho said defendants.  Dated at Now Denver the 12th day of January,  1901.  , S.; P. TUCK.  Shorltrof South Kootenay,  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson, In Wett  Kootenay, to wit:  By virtue of a wairant of execution issuod out:  of the county court of Kootenay, holden in Nelson, at'the suit of Robert Heddle, plaintiff, and  tome directed agianst the goods and chattels of  James. Leonard StamfordT,  defendant,  I  have ���  seized and taken in execution all the right, title  and Interest of the said James Leonard Stam-'  ford in about fourteen thousand two hundred;  arid fifty (14.250) shares, more or less, of the stock ������  'ot the Venus Gold Mining Company, Limited,'  ���non-personal liability.;��� to" recover-the sum. of;  three hundred and sixty-four dollars and twenty;  cents (?3G1.?0), amount of said execution.*'besides'  sheriflTs poundage, officer's fees, and all other legal i  Incidental expenses: ' All of which I shall expose ���  for sale, or sufficient  thereof to satisfy said!  judgment,  debt, and costs, at my office  next  ���to tne court, house,. In tho city of Nelson, B. C.,:  on Monday, the 21st day of January; A: D., 1901,:  at the hour of eleven o'clock In the forenoon."'  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to Interest and title of' the said defendant.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., 14th day of January,  1901.  S. P. TUCK. Sheriff of South Kootenay.  NOTICE.  The above sale is postponed until Thursday,  Jauuary24tb, 1B01, tobo held at the same placo  and same hour. -S.P.jrUCK.  sharp;  attend.  son. secretary treasurer  secretary.  J. C. Gardner, recording  R8' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro"M J ^. \hM\  i Union, No. 8121, A. F.' of L.." meets ln," / ^ m\  Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba- s*      c7-'-M'  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers'  teetiva" '      ------    -  ,-Fraternity Hall,  Kot  m.t  can   Federation   cordially invited   to attend."  ker and Kootonay streots, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Ameri-^  Federation   cordially  James Mathe w, Prosident.  cording secretary.  John" Roberts,  -^i' ... .  ^-yjfi  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The  meeting of the. Painters'  Union  regulary  ���  U held  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall ah 7:30 sharp. J. H. Mill ward.  President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.' i ,  - -'  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION���Regular  meetings on tho second and fourth Thursdays of each month, at 8 o'clock in Miners' Union  hall. Visl ing brethern cordially invited. C. F.  Boll, president; J. P. Forestell, socretary  treasurer. .    '  LASTERFRS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172. meets every Monday evening in  tho  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley strnpto, ��t>  X o'clock.   J.   I).  Mover,   president; William  Vice, secretftiy, P. O. Box G10.  ���. ���*___  y\  ^  FRATERNAL   BUCIETIE8.  NELSON laODQE, NO. 23, A. K. _: A. M  Meets second Wednesday In eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OV PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge. No  _     _5, Knights of Pythias, meets in l.O. O. V.  every  aker and Kootenay streets. _.��.#  Visiting Knlghta  Hall, corner      __..    Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock.  cordially invited to attend.   F. J. Bradley, C. C.  J. A. Paquetto. K. of R. & S.  OOTENAY TENT NO 7, K. O. T. M.-  Hold their tegular meetings on the first and  third Thursdays of oach month. Visiting Sir  Knights are cordially united to attend. G. A.  Brown, R. K , A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Steel,  D. S. C.  NELSON la. O. L., No. 1692, meets tn.1. O. O. __._  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streots,  lBt and 3rd Friday of eaoh month., vialtlng  brethern cordially Invited.' W. XV. Bradley. W  M, A. Minty. Reoording-Sooretary.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  APPLICATIONS WANTED.  The undersigned has been authorized by  resolution of tho city council to ask for applications for the position of chief of tho Fire Department of tho City of Nelson. Applicants will  state ago, nativity, expoilence und where,  whether-married or Hingle, and gito lecoui-  liiondatioiiH from chief of department whoro  now employed and from underwriters Mink  applications: "Application for Chief of Fire Du-  'Pai'lmont." and address    s  .1. K. STRACHAN, City Clork, Nolson. II. C.  Dated January 2nd, lfWl,  Notice of Application  License.  to  Transfer a  Notice in hcrobj given thai I Intond to apply  at the noxt sitting of tho Board ot l.iconse Commissioners of the City of Nelson for permission to  transfer mi rotall liquor licenso, for tho premises  situate on tho cast half of Lot 4, Block 2, in tho  City of Nolson, and known as the Grand Hotel,  to GuBtaviiH Nelson. JOHN BI.OMBEK��.��  Dated at Nelson, B. C, this 3rd daj of Jauuarj,  1901.  Witness: Thomas Svwks.  Notice of Application to Transfer a  License.'  Sheriff of South Kootenay.  1  * Notice is horeb*) given that I intend to apply at  the next sitting of the Board of l.KeiiM) Commissioners of the City of NcImiii fur perml��8ion  to transfer my retail Uquoi .licen-e toi the premises situate on tho west half of Lot 1, Block ?. m  the City of Nelson, and known as the Glue Pot  saloon, to Thomas Sproatt.      GUS. NKLSON.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., this 3rd day of January,  1901.  Witness: John Blombkkg.  "-' NOTICE.  Rowland, B, C, November 9lh, 1900.  To F. B. Salisbury :  Notice is hereby given that I. William Griffiths,  intend to claim the interests in the following  named mineral claims formerly held by F. tt  - Salisbury, on which ho has neglected to pay his  share of the expenses ot the annual assessment  work.  To wit:  A one-half (') Interest In the "Bunker Hill"  mineral claim.  A one-half (J) Interest in the "SuUlvan"mlneral  claim.  A one-half ()) Interestin the "Fidelity" mineral  claim.  . All the adjoining olalmB, ltuatod on the west  fork of the north fork of Salmon river, In the  Nelson Mining Division,  This action Is taken under Seotlon 11 ot Chapter 16. of the statutes of 1899 and amendments ot  1900. WILLIAM B. TOWNSEND,  I Agent for William Griffiths. '���'.ft.  THE -TRIBUNE:, NELSON, B: a. FRIDAY JANUARY 25 1901  Assayers Supplies  We cany in Sto:k a full line of Assayers' andjDhemists'  Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled  and our prices are  reasonable.      -   ������        zzzz.       zzrzn  -  We are British Columbia Agents for���______  THE DENVER FIRE CLAY CO.'S GOODS  WM. AINSWORTH & SON'S BALANCES  SMITH & THOMPSON'S BALANCES  BRUNSTON'S POCKET TRANSITS  |>    --***.:  ��%  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOOK NELSON,   B. Q.  The Nelson Clothing House  .. Great Slaughter Sale..  FROM 10 TO 25% DISCOUNT FOR THE  NEXT THIRTY DAYS.   ���   .  . In order to make room for Spring Goods, I havo decided to sell for the next thirty days all  goods in stock at greatly reduced prices. All heavv goods away down, coat not considered, and in  clothing, Gents' Furnishings, JIats and Caps, and Boots and Shoos I will give from 10 to 25 per cent  disconnt, and all Hubber Goods at cost. Now is the chance to partake of tho best bargains over  oirered in the Kootenays. My stock is all new and up-to-date and the >��ile is genuine, so now avail  vourself of tho bestopportum.y to got goo J goods at less than wholesale prices. Remember this is  tor only 30 days. ^  J.  A.   aiLrKBR,   Proprietor.  services to:be  in respect to the  from 75e to $3.50.  n  . .-***;  For the balance of this month we are offering special reductions  Carvers, Ladies Companions and Nickle-Plated Copper Ware.  Lawrence Hardware Co.  BEAUTIFUL  GRAVURES  AND   ETCHINGS  of Landscapes arid other scenes, Free with every purchase    '  of two packages of Cream of Wheat, the Breakfast Dainty.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  iOBN A.IRVM 1CO.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows ;  Inside Finish       l  "'        _. local and oot~.lt,  Flooring  local and ooa_���  Newel Posts  . Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  .Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  -   a WHAT TO0 WANT IB NOT IK STOCK  WX WIL- MARK IT 1TOH TOD  r.    CALL AND QflT PRICKS,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE BTBKKTB. NELBOlt  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  ��     (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  .  HKNDRYX AND VORNON BTRKETS  Rough and    -  Dressed      -  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocH-  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Removal Sale  .REAL ESTATE*AND  INSURANCE AGENT8  Agents Jor J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Desirable Business and Residence'Lots  in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Olllco on  Bakor Street, west of Stanley Street  ' ~ -*-..* ~ NELSON..  C. D. J. CHRISTIE  General Broker  FIRE,   LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  Money to loan at 8% or on the installment plan.  For Sale  For sale a 7-room house. Bath, sewer connection, and in flrst-class location. Can bo bought  at le<.-s than cost if taken by _th of February.  Price and toi ins on application.  Tho Haywood place. 1-ricc and terms on application.  Several other good buys aro on my list.  _3 flftjifooUots on Robson street *$800 00  ���J! twenty-five foot lots, Observatory St  600 00  For Rent.  7 Room Houso, Carbonate Street $30.00  6 Room House. Mill Street   25.00  A Ground-Floor Olllce  25.00  The Hay ward tlaco.  See lily list of Real Estate.  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Aopl- 8. I*. LHNNOX.! BaUnlto-. NalMn B. O  We carry a complete  line of  CHINA, CROCKERY  GLASSWARE c  BAR FIXTURES  COOKING UTENSILS  We are removing to our new  premises, but can fill all.orders,  entrusted to us during the next,  ten days.  Canada BrogOook Co.  Limited.  McFarland & Brockman  First Door West of G. P. l\. Offices  BAKER STREET.  LADIES' TR1IPED HATS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit. 7 .  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  JOSEPHINE STREET.  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  .: Boarding and  Day School for Girls.  open January 15th. Terms moderate.  Will re-  For term 1  and prospectus apply to  MADAMOISEIaLE KEEK, Principal,  THE  MEMORIAL  SERVICES  y Nelaon _ .ftrogram.'. *  A general public meeting to ar-  range for memorial  held   in   Nelson  memory of her majesty, the queen,  was held at Fraternity hall- at 3  o'clock yesterday^afternoon."There  was a large number1 in attendance,  being    principally  representatives  -from all the business ' iirms of the  city.   Mayor Fletcher presided;; aiid  on calling the meeting to order he  made   a   short   speech   explaining  what   would   be   expected of the  citizens on tlie occasion.   He said  that there would be a parade led  by the members of the Nelson company     of   the   Rocky    Mountain  Rangers.    The opinion' of several  men as to what ought to1 be done  was given- and all agreed .that it  should be a public affair and not  left   to- one- individual    body   or  society.     No   definite   steps   wero  taken as there were no official delegates   present    from   the   various  secret societies, unions or religious  denominations.     Another meeting  will be held at 3 o'clock Sunday  .afternoon in the same place, when  a general  committee  on arrangements   will. be   appointed.       The  various secret societies, all organized   bodies,   religious    denominations, and, in fact, the general pub-  lie are asked to have representatives present, and ifc  is. expected  that definite arrangements will be  made. _ 'Another  matter that retarded the completion-of arrangements was that the date is not yet  known  when the funeral will be  held * over - the    remains    of    her  majesty."     It was   proposed   that  after the parade had ended that a  public meeting should be held in  the open,' as there is not in Nelson  a building large enough to accommodate the   number   that   is   expected to  be in attendance.   It is  . thought that about 3000 or more of  the citizens will participate in .the  parade.    It was suggested that the  Central1 public .school   grounds or  the recreation,grounds would" be. a  suitable place for the meeting.   No  definite,place was decided- upon, as  it was left to the pleastire of the  committee which (will be appointed  on Sunday next.    .    ...  NELSON MINES AND MINING  Ore From the Silver Hill  The steamer Kokanee -will make  a special triji toSjOrawford Bay on  Sunday next   for the  purpose of  bringing to the smelter here over  200 -tons of ore which have been  brought down to the landing from  the Silver Hill mine.   The company  had a contract with the G.'iVR. to  haul 50 tons per day, but owing to  the wagon road being damaged by  the.thaw which occurred a week  ago they are unable to "bring to the  landing this amount although they  are removing this quantity if not  more from the mine.   Thoy are delivering at the landing- about 200  tons   per   week,   and with colder  weather it is thought that a much  larger - quantity   can be   brought  down. ''______.   '  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Certificate of work���on Central and  .Central Fraction to Otto Johnson.  Locations���Iron Mask and Smokey  on' north side, of. Kootenay. river,  near Slocan Junction, by T. J. Lancaster ; All - Smoke near Slocan  Junction by W. H. Lambert.-  ____.  XT-BXaSO-Sr  _3___.SI_,0  s-__:cT__��o_sr  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for tlie Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner Bakor aud Josephine Stieet  TELEPHONE 27  Coasting Getting too Dangerous.   '  As. the result of several accidents  occuring in connection with coasting down the main, streets of, the  city the members, of the local police  force' are now taking steps to put a  stop to coasting on all streets except Silica. They stated yesterday  that coasting on any. street except  Silica would no longer be permitted.  Those who were enjoying the pleasure of the sport last evening were  warned and some of'their names-  were taken. Chief Jarvis said last  evening to a representative of The  Tribune, "If any parties, male or  female, are caught coasting down  any street except Silica they will  have the pleasure of appearing before the police magistrate the next  morning. W.e will give them no  further warning and intend taking  rigid steps to stop the practice.  : . Clerk_' Hockey Match..  ' A hockey,"/match .between ;,the,  hardware and grocery clerks of the  city was played at the rink last  night and the .former won with a  score of 6. goals to 2. Every man  played hard and.some clever plays  .were made* but "little 'combination  was shown. The ice was in Very  good condition. The line up was  as follows:  . __,,;-. -  Grrcery   Roy Hrido  . .D. Proudfoot  .D. Macdonald  ��. Wilson  Benedict  ���hurst  Nunn  Hardware  B. shields Gal.  G. S..Beer... - Point  B. Hepperson.'... .Cover Point  M. Downey..  C. P. McHardy  W. McLiughli  C. Hunter .,     .   Referee, H. Goodeve; goal umpires, A. Peiiitr  and 0. McFarland.  ...."l '"('...'..P...I:  &������_ -ITnrwnraU    . ������������<*. Bene  lin. f ���*�����ar��9 -j ..a. Longh  ..y    . .        I..' O.N  CIT7 LOCAL  NEWS.  Born,. in Nelson, , yesterday,   to  Mis. R. G. Jay, Josephine street, of.a daughter.  After the first. of February. the  name of tho firm of -T. H. Brown, the" jeweler,"  will be changed to Brown Broa. . "  The session of the supreme court  fixed to bo held In Nelson on Wednesday, February (i, has not been poHtponed as was rumored.  The members of the choirs of the  Mntliodist, St.- Saviour's and St. Paul'd Presbyterian church had intended to hold t heir practice  last evening, but now -have decided to hold it  this evening as usuul.-   -j - v '    - - _     '  ' >  , C. IJ. Mackenzie, of "the yellow-  stone lni-e, who is Buft'erinfj froip a severe attack  of appendicitis and who is at the Crickm ty hospital, will bo operated upon today, a. E. Haul-  tain in acting manager 9/ tho mine during the  latter's illness.    ���    ...  R. J. Clark "of Victoria," who" has  been appointed to the prinoipal^hip of the Nelson  high school, has arrived riii tho city. All those  wishing to take the course are requested to be at  the school house thiB morning as the clasaiflcation  of tho pupils will take place then.  The' laying of -'the sewer in the  lane in block 25, addition A, was completed hy  tho city work men yesterday. This is the end of  the work laid out by the Beard of Public Works  The Sandon Carnival.  The citizens of Sandon are mak-  ' ing ��� great preparationb? for the  grand winter carnival which will be  held .there, commencing Monday,  January 28, and lasting until Friday, February ��� ���_-, ��� The ; occasion  promises to be a decidedly interesting one, as in preparing the programme provision .has been made  for all kind of sports connected  with such events. All the hockey  and curling clubs in Yale and  Kootenay have been invited to  attend, and it is thought that there  will be a large number of teams  present/Reduced rates of a single  ���fare for, the round trip will be  given from all parts of eastern  British Columbia by the C. P. R.  A largo number of handsome prizes  are offered and will be awarded to  the winners of the various contests.  The Nelson hockey team will, leave  on Monday, January 28, for Sandon,  where they will play a return  match with the Sandon boys.   It  is probable that several rinks of the I Is one of the principal owners of the Nohlo Five,  Nelson curling club will also go.     , ' i^ii!iecltyforafowd.a?'8ftndiast0PPln��at��>��  of tbe city council of 1900 and no further work  will be done until authorised by tho present  council.  The Finance Committee meets at  the city hall at 8 o'clock this evening. The city  clerk has been asked to prepare a statement of  the probable estimate of receipt* and expenditures of tho city for the ensuing year, to be presented to tho committee. The niemboi'd of the  committee are aldermen Hamilton, chairman;  Selous and Irving.  Yesterday morning two freight  cars, heavily loaded, were derailed on tho C.P.R.  slip an they wero being removed from a barge.  Very littlo damage was done 'to the cars, but a  -few tios-and now-raila-had-to-be-laid���Traffic-  was delayed until late in theafternoon. As there  was a considerable depth of water over the flip  difficulty was encountered whilo repairing the  damage.  The Board of Public Works met  at the city hall at 4' o'clock yesterday afternoon  and many matters concerning the improvements  of the city.for the coming year were discussed.:  The city engineor was asked to draft a report on  the estimated cost of certain improvements, and  the other recommendations made by the committee will be presented in a report to the council  next Monday ovenlng. Those present wore al-  doruicn Paterson, chairman; Madden, Gillett and  mayor Fletcher.    ���    ��� ���      ���  '".'.-"���'.'.'. PERSONAL.  S. Singer of Pilot Bay is registered ul tho Queen's,  J. A. Hodge of Wallace, Idaho, is  registered ut the Ti'ciuont. **'���'    -   ;  J.   K. Kelly of   Slocan   and   T.  Bryden of Cascade City are registered ut tho  Madden house.      -    ���    . ,  ��� \  G. Humphrey of St. John, J. A.  "Wright of Montreal, and William Winters of;  Spokane aro registered at the Phair.  C.   A.   Cameron   of   Vancouver,  George Strachan of Toronto, and J. A. McDonald  of Sandon are registered at tho Hume.  Y ;G.YH. Barrihart; manager of the  Woll-kilown Ymirmtne,-arrive_ In the' city last  evening.   He is stopping at thq Hume,    .,  George B. McDonald of Cody, who  A False Alarm.  At 3:15 yesterday morning the  fire department were called to  Thorpe's soda factory on Vernon  street through a false alarm. The  work at the factory is continued  during the night. Yesterday  morning the exhaust steam which  was coming from pipes underneath  the building had. surrounded the  factory in what appeared like great  clouds of smoke, and large cinders  and bright sparks were pouring  from the smoke stack." The spec-,  tacle was observed by some early  risers at the Lakeview hotel, and  they immediately turned" in the  alarm.  Yesterday's Sheriff's Sale.  - A. L. Stamford's shares in .the  Venus - - Gold ��� Mining Company,  which were- sold by sheriff Tuck  yesterday, were purchased by E. V.  Thompson at 14 cents each. The  amount of shares sold was sufficient  to satisfy- a judgment and costs.  The interests of the Fisher Maiden  Consolidated Mining and Smelting  Company .in' the Troy and St.  Helena claims were also sold, and-  were purchased by John Elliot of  this city for $15,000.  ,.    BUSINEB8   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���'Apply The Royal  Bank of Canada;   , .  'Cash paid for scrap iron,,.brass  and copper._ Nelson Iron Works.  To let���Furnished rooms in Carney block.. Reasonable rates.  Hack  calls left' at   the : Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  For Rent.���Two fine offices 'centrally located; Apply to A. H. Buchanan,.Bank  of Montreal.  - Two large, well-furnished rooms  to'let. l'and ii Macdonald block, corner Josephine and Vernon, ,  '��� Two typewriters for sale, good  condition, Remington nnd Dunsmore. Apply at  tho Old Curiosity Shop. , ,*;  Wanted.���Five or six room house  in good residence part of town. Address II. J,  Moore, box 108, Nelson, B. C.  '   Wanted���Board and lodging in  private family for boy attending school. State  tonus to Fred Adio, Waneta, B. C.  For    Sale    Cheap���New    cabin  handy to smelter. Apply to George F. Motion,  at Nelson Wine Company's store.  A lad who has served some time  at the printing trade* can And a steady situation on applying to "News," Tribune office.  "New   lot -just   in."���For   fresh  randies, fruits, nuts, etc., call at the Bon Ton  Cnnfeotionery, Baker street, Miss A. Ia. Klink-  wltz.  Wanted.���Free milling gold properties in British Columbia.   Andrew F. Roson-  bi '' " " "  lergcr, Nelson, B. C  block.  Phone No. 104,  K.-W.-C.  Best terms.   Outfit mailed on receipt  Address S. C, Miller & Co, Portland,  Complete life of queen Victoria,  Best book,  of IS cents,  Oregon.  Eight-roomed house, partly furnished, to rent in tlie Humo Addition, either to  one or fwo families���Apply Mrs. Bartwig.Huiuo  Addition.  "Prospectors    having    promising  mineral claims are requested to oall at The Prospector's Kxuhango, Nolson,. B. C, room No. 4,  K.-W.-C. blook.   Phone No. 104.  For Sale���Profitable hotel business and real estate, known as the!Royal hotel,  'corner of Stanley and 8illca street. Apply to  Johns & MeLeod, Royal hotel, Nelson.  For sale���Lot 10, block 17,80 toot  frontage on Victoria street, two houses on  nroporty. Price $2800, terms easy.. Address  Frank U. Graham, caro of Matheson & Graham's  barber shop.  Miss Von Der Werth���Clairvoyant, palmist aud card reading. Gives advice  on commercial business and minlnit; reunites  unhappy lovers and broken-up families. Room  1, over Thomson Stationary Company.  For Sale���120 acres of first-class  agricultural and.garden land, 12 miles from Nelsou on Kootenay lake.   Will sell in 10. .'  aero tracts.  Price and tonus reasonable,  SAVE YOUR  SIGHT  WHILE  THERE  IS TIME  ' ]M  T   _S___f_!tt  jilj  wfe-  fcJ^_S^___j_^___OT  __��  ��5_3e_____3BP��  *i-wp|lBI  MlB  i______7  flfffS  ^^^^^  \iv��r'  0  __*  SAVE YOUR  SIGHT  WHILE  THERE  IS TIME  sou on Kootenay lake. Will sell in 10. 20 or 40  aere tracts. Price and tonus reasonable. Apply  or address A. F. Rosonborger, room 4, K-W-C  Block, Nelson,  Consult W. J. Harvey, F. O. M. C.  I.. Professor of Opthalmologjv Dostor of Optics  nnd Scientific Optician, about thoso headaches,  pains in the oyes, eyes crossed or diverged, visual  defect* on tho fitting of spectacles that'aro absolutely correct, at McLean's drug store until January 2Clh.   Hours 10, to 12 and ? to 5. .  Mr. Elmer E. Johnston, of  the  houso of representatives, state of--Washington,  who was for several-years a great sufferer, from  defective vision, which lately beoame so severe  as to cause constant headaches and create very-  serious stomach* troubles, was complet oly relieved  hy wearing a correction for tho visual defects,  and says ln his letter to W. F. Harvey, F. O. M.  O. I.: "1 have found tho glasses you prescribed  for mo more satisfactory than T anticipated.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper Hang-era.  W. J. HARVEY, F. O. M. C. L,  Proife-ssor of Ophthalmology, Doctor of. Optics, and Scientific Optician, of Toronto,  ay bu consulted free about those Painful Eyes, Headaches, Eyes Crossed or Diverged, Dout  Indistinct Vision, Loss of Muscular Power, or Alio Fitting of Speotaclos that are Absolutely  Correct, at H. F. McLean's drug store, until Saturday January 28th. Hours: 10 to 12 and 2 to J  The Cabinet Cigar Store  G. B. MATTHEW, Proprietor.  Headquarters for  "CARAMEL"   "POMMERY"  "SMILAX"   "VIRGIN   GOLD"  " BmoMne and Pipes. .7  It Counts in Results  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs  are our specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness in  . call you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone 10  K-W-C Baker Street  WINTER CLOTHING  ��� �����.  at Great Discount Prices  OVERCOATS ofTered at from 10 to 25% Discount.   s"  NOBBY WINTER SUITS, Ail-Wool and Serges, at    "  from 10 to 26%-Discount.  AlwayB willing to show Goods.   No trouble,  THEO.   MADSON,  Every Garment Qaamnteed.  Baker Street.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  NELSON, b. c.  Builders and  Contractors  Having* taken over the business of the West .Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg* to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. Hy  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods' ln larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It is our Intention to Install machinery to manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be ln a position to supply  these produets_at reasonably rates., - -  We shall also Keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.  a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.   We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  "stone; .'��� ���     -     ���\Y'*v-,',: :- '���'''"���*. :--;y"-', ���.> '���: Y-~-;!y-  We  Builders.  are prepared to offer Special rates to Contractors and  yj     E1WBST MANSFIELD,  for The Manstleld Manufacturing Company  '-.-.'_. Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd  FROZEN UP  ���_���  We have known watches  in cold climates to "freezeJ  1 lip "while in the wearer's I  pocket. YThey would* run  all right and keep time in  a warm place, but owing  to the oil in the bearings  being old and partly congealed they would freeze!  up when exposed to the!  cold.    Perhaps that is the  trouble with yours.   If so  it needs cleaning and fresh [  oil.  If Brown said so, It's right.  T. H- BROWN  Baker Street,  JEWELER.  NHLSON  Aftor Fobruary let the name of this firm J  will be changed to Brown Bros.  CROW & MORRIS  Baker Street, Nelson.  -    WHOLKSAIaK AND.  HKTA1L   TOBACCONISTS  Sole'Agents for  TADDY'S TOBAOOOS  Branches at fjossland and Creenwood*  i&*******it  See our special assortment of Cigars  and Pipes.- ��� , -  Cigar and Cigarette Holders  and Cases.  Tobacco Pouches of all kinds,  and Smokers Requisites..  All the best brands ot Imported  and Domestic Cigars.  ,;.,<-���  B B B and Loewe Pipes.  ************  COME AND  SEE  THEM  WB CAN SUIT TOO*  AEiIa ->KIOBS I  J  _i  l?_  l-MltfV^XTOT."..-. .*.t.--; r-��'*;'

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