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The Nelson Tribune 1901-02-18

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 ���'���S^TT-'  V'^l*   :'->7t,: :***>*  j-,/-   ..-.w---t  DAILY EDITION  BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  ;>;."*;��� -^y'^ ,.^��*''  Yyyyyi!^  .a. g.  ,-���������:?': *'H  .: ��� .:. "���:.���;, Xx'  ~ :.-���-.>.. * ..--��..'* t:.::?VS,, ftj-.. S* t. ^SS*1'-"'!  i>^ y ���y ��� ic ��� *-^*yyyy ysf  ^&xiy.''7:7i'j-*i&_  u-^^:'*Y�� =~^YjSfe'-^-'' ���---*'���������-';sa:  TOO DOLLARS :A^YISAR WlWt  " -"- ��*>���- ."^.Sk���-*..--- *----;... r.-.Ta* .'������-*�����?*.;  ,^-'.'i��5 --..���%�����<������-���   -.-���'���������*:���.-�����;��� -���: *-.>;--,*">-'*>;rt  ISTINTH YEAR.  THE ^piOTS: :3tfELSON"'MM MQISHDJ^ FEBRUARY 18, 1901  PRICE ^I^^NTSl  $&  7,vm  ���mm,  FBOM A LABOR  STANDPOINT  Chris Foley on the Proposed  Coal Combine.  PROTECT HOME INDUSTRIES  OUTLINES TRUE POLICY OF  THE  GOVERNMENT.  Operation of Smelters North of the International  Boundary Means  Work and Prosperity,  - Rossland, February 17.���Christopher Foley, the labor leader who  unsuccessfully contested the bye-  election in Yale-Cariboo district as  a straight labor candidate against  the nominees of both the old political parties, and who has since been  appointed by the Laurier government as the representative of labor  on the Chinese-Japanese immigration  commission, was interviewed by a  Tribune ' representative 'yesterday.  - upon the present railway struggle  iu East Kootenay,. and its bearing  . upon tlie mining, and smelting in-*  diistry-1- in   Southern "^British** Co-  lumbia.       _ -     ..   '   ^ ' ,-'. *      \>  ;In-the" course of'the interview'Mr.'  Foley-was -careful ��to_ say that he  could not speak, officially, on- behalf  ~of- organized ^"labor " in   Southern  *     *       -   ** .,    -  , British Columbia, but from* the fact  < thatThe is a' close student' of,.most  public questions, and .that his leadership is recognized by organized,  labor from Ythe Boundary,., to .East  Kootenay,,his^eiews "upon the-pres-  ent complication's in the.coal fields,,  and what he considers to/be the  duty bf the government in the matter, become of interest. ..-        <-  As to the broad question as to  what should be, the' policy of the  government with respect to the development of the mineral resources,  __ Mr. Foley said he agreed with the  views advanced by John Houston in  his interview which appeared in the  Montreal Star. He - maintained  that the charter for the proposed  line of railway from the Fernie coal  fields should be refused by the government,'not because it was desired  by "James J. Hill, nor because it was  being -opposed by the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company, but be-  -cause the interests-of-the-country^  demanded its refusal. He held that  the construction of such a line of  railway would be prejudicial to the  welfare _of the province, because,  being a part of the Hill system of  railways, it would be operated solely  in the .interests of United States  railway systems, and its chief business would be the carriage into the  state of Montana of the coal and  coke which the smelters of British  Columbia required for the reduction  of the ores qf the province; and from  the present scarcity of which the  British Columbia smelters were  forced to curtail their operations.  From - a provincial, as well as  from a labor standpoint; Mr. Foley  said he was convinced that the  true policy of the government lay  in the direction of encouraging in  every manner possible the smelting  industry of the province, and in  any measures taken to promote this  end the government could count  upon his hearty support. As matters  stand it was manifest that the  province did not commence to  receive the full benefits which  should accompany the development  of its mineral resources. Instead of  being reduced somewhere in the  province the great proportion of  the ores of the silver-lead camps  was diverted by small feeders of  United States railways to United  States smelters, and from a purely  labor standpoint the province  suffered. He was aware that the  class of labor generally employed  around smelters was rather difficult  of organization, but much progress  along this line was being made in  some of the States, and the same  results might be expected in British  Columbia as the industry became  established. In any event the operation of smelters north of the inter-  iiational boundary line meant work,  and it followed that the more demand there was for labor in British  Columbia the better it would be  for the laborers of the province.  One of the first essentials to the  profitable operation of smelters is a  cheap supply of fuel. At present  this supply is - drawn., from the  Fernie coal fields, and, as is generally known,''the present capacity of-  the coal ^company'-has not proven  equal to the demand, and it is just  possible that for some time to come  the demand would keep pace with  such increased output as .the coal  company could make. Threatening  as it did the future Jcoal -supply of  th^vBritish" Columbia smelters/ Mr."  ^^^^^^^ie consideration of the  7fi^^^^^^^^s<tov"a railway char-  whe%l3S^@^jgg��f the mining  andj3melting'4ssyp|j��y: of.the province', in' whichJ tnfcf whole people  "were interested, were' not of more  consequence, and worthy of more  consideration at the hands of the  government .than the interests of  the individual shareholders in the  Crow's a Nest Pass Coal Company,  'who, in order to complete a profitable sale, appeared willing to  jeopardise the interests of the people of an entire province.  Whether.or not .there are other  coal measures in East Kootenay  than those owned by the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Company is not of-  immediate consequence. The fact  remains that the only coal measures  ��� opened up are .those of the Fernie  company, which'it. is proposed to  sell, and which,"great as they undoubtedly are, were even yet insufficiently developed after two>years  tiine^to'ineet the^demarids' -,of" the  local smelters. '������If this coal is!to-be  diverted 'from the smelters of 'British Columbia an interval of one,  and possibly ^two^or three years,  must elapse before any othersource.  of supply which may exist' Jcan^W  opened up. If some one'must await  the practical demonstration^of the  coal resources of East Kootenay,-  should the people of the province  be put to the inconvenience and de-'  lay in order''that the', shareholders  of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal ��� Com-"  pany may make inordindte^profits  through thVsale of the 'jcoalj.meas^  measures already'opened to James  <J: Hill and his associates.      \ "'-T  Speaking as a-representative "of  labor Mr. Foley" said that in any  such Issue the Crow's Nest Coal  Company could hardly expects to  receive either consideration or sym  pathy from organized labor. From  past experience it looked veryinuch  as if it was the,settled policy of the  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company to  so work its collieries that the great  stores of natural wealth instead of  being.a blessing would almost be a  1 curse to the province. _ Not satisfied  with receiving the great coal areas  for a songjt appeared as if the attempt was being made ��� to crowd  the white laborer of the province  out of even a chance to earn a  -livelihood by���workiug them._YWhat  was evidently being attempted was  the reproduction in East Kootenay  of the unhappy condition of affairs  which prevailed in so many of the  coal regions in the eastern states,  where by the importation of the  bcourings-of Europe-the" scale of  wages was reduced and reduced  until it touched something like 75  cents per day. When, therefore,  the Crow's Nest Coal Company virtually makes a request that the  development of a province be arrested at least for a year or two in  order that its shareholders may  complete a deal advantageous to  themselves, it need occasion no surprise if organized labor neglects to  enthuse over its project.  tiveness that he saw much material  which had unquestionably belonged  to her.. The absence of tprecise in-  formation'brightens the outlook for  the friends of the crew of the Lu-  cerne,"leading them to hope that  she may be adrift somewhere,  though, disabled. The telegraph  operator at Perlican \ wires that  nothing has been found up to nightfall that would'help" unravel the  mystery.      ' *  '" Slavery'in South Carolina.  -��� Nbjv York, February 17.���Under  the caption "Slavery in South Caro-  lina/'^the .Tribune* this'}morning  publishes   the following from   its  Columbia, South Carolina,''correspondent: Judge W. C. Bennett has  ordered a special term of the court  of sessions to meet at Anderson on  March'7th to receive" the-report of  the grand'jury charged jto investi-.  gate the "shameful practices" and  "stockade   scandal"   of    Anderson  county.  -In. charging the  grand jury to  make a thorough investigation the  judge said he had heard rumors 'of  the  conditions of slavery in that'  county, but_ the evidence brought  out"during the week in the trial of  'James   Newell,   a* farmer, for-the  murder' of ^Vill "Hull,> -negro, astonished   the   court.   -The-   judge  stated .that Hull had been .killed,  while 'attempting^to escape" from  Newell's stockade and that he was,  not   a   convict, .but_was- held,   a  prisoner-under a labor contract that  gave the landlord every right' ever  claimed bya"r_aster~over slaves.    _  Hull   had .run-away  and:.gone,  home, where'he was arrested at the'  instance of Newell by^ a -"constable^  and; by_ that-constable- taken_to^  Newell's stockade instead of -to the'  jail and turned overf-to*, Newell's-  guards. -.Later, when-.-he^again  attempted to escape* he Y was killed.,  JThe'^judge said?'he-' was -informed  Ttliat not, only, men ��� but/women and.  children were heldMnVthis:bondage."  I  {���BIVALENT;  .; i  Thinks Hostilities Are About  at an End.  THE BOERS CANNOT ESCAPE  IS THE CONSENSUS OF OPINION;  - OF OLD SOLDIERS!  ,'u:  Opening of Parliament and Incidents in  ' Cohnection'Being Discussed  ->--'���* ���  ' by Londoners.  -In a  A BLUFF AT THE CHINESE  VON_WAL]_EBSEE,TO ORDEBfjDUT  ':  '   AN1 EXPEDITION:-'" ~   J  Believed.-o   Be   for the Purpose   of  Compelling the Chinese to Accept  the  Terms   Offered.  Pekin, February 17.yA few days  ago count Von Waldersee wrote to  the generals under his supervision,  notifying them to have all their  available troops ready in two weeks  for an expedition ^lasting 80 days.  Today general Chaffee and general  Voyron, the French commander, re-  ceived letters ^asking for their co-  operation  and expressing a desire  Mrs. Nation Still Smashing.  ��� Topeka, Kansas, February 17.���  At 6 o'clock this evening Mrs. Nation, followed by 500 men and  women, raided and demolished one  joint and destroyed a lot of saloon  furniture stored in a cold storage  plant into which they had broken.  During the day Mrs. Nation was  arrested three different times on  charges preferred by the proprietor  of the cold storage plant. She was  released each, time, and at 6:10  o'clock is marching down Kansas  avenue at the head of 500 people,  apparently bent on another raid.  Steamer's Fate in Doubt.  St. Johns, Newfoundland, February 17.���There is now a decided  conflict of opinion with reference to  the identity of the wreckage near  Bacalieu. All who went to the  scene on the government tug Ingra-  ham assert that the wreckage shows  no indications of having belonged  to the steamer Lucerne. On the  other, hand, the agent who went  to the scene insists with equal posi-  to know what forces they can spare.  ���In commencing his letter to general  Chaffee count Von Waldersee says:  "Owing to the unsatisfactory nature of the negotiations for police,  and also to circumstances rendering  such a course desirable, it will probably be necessary to resume military operations on a large "scale,  especially toward the west."  ~- It is not thought likely that general Chafee<will agree to such a  plan without instructions from  Washington. The French commander, however, is expected to do  so." Count von Waldersee's plans  contemplated offering the command  of the expedition .in the first  instance to sir Alfred Gazelee, the  British commander, but it is believed  that in view of his recent illness  general Gazelee will inform count  von Waldersee that he is unable to  accept the command. In that  event it will be offered to general  Voyron, provided the French fall in  with the arrangement, which Von  Waldersee believes" will be the case.  Ere long an announcement is expected that the destination of the  proposed expedition is Sian Fu. The  foreign envoys believe its object is  to compel the Chinese to accept  terms of the powers. It is thought  that when it becomes known that  the expedition has started, the imperial court will hasten to comply  immediately with all the demands  of the joint note. The military are  much elated at the prospect of  active service. Many believe the  Chinese army will strive to the utmost to protect the province of  Shen Si against invasion.  The Japanese empire has ten universities.  . New York, February 17  dispatch dated London," 1 a. m.t I..  N. Ford, correspondent of the New  York Tribune', says :���> One of general'  Buller's brigade commanders in the  Natal campaign,asserts with an air  bf confidence cthat hostilities will be  at* Julyifst, and that the"  final, skirmishes,will. occur Jn.Stan-  derton district^ Tnis forecast inayi  not -be ^much   more   trustworthy  than scores of guesses that have  preceded it, but a spirit of optimism'  now prevails among, British officers  and the end oLthelwar-is currently  believed -to be^i inYsiglit.   They"; ex-  plain- that, general -'Kitchener - has  -been massing;/hisj>infantry"along  the lines of communication- and or-  ganizing twor-large'^mounted^ forces  with a flying system of transports  for .following- Botha ,andYDewet.  ���nme>"?basY. been- required for \ the  various: concentrations and equipments, as' mobilelcolumns - are not  available for-beirtin_;v=:Widi& districts"  and driving"the game  before tHem.  General French is clearing the eastern district of the Transvaal and  forcing BothaVscattered * commandoes back upon the Swaziland frontier, and general Kitchener'himself  is at DeAar directing 'the series^of  large mounted' columns in pursuit  of Dewet.    - _ -  French's operations^ while not decisive, "are more harassing, for',he  has captured a portion- of- an ammunition v convoy and droves of  cattle'and many horses' and in  clearing the country he has cut a  wide swath from Belfast to Ermelo.  Dewet,-with Plummer's 'Australian  bushnten close behind, him, has  struck'the railway north of DeAar  and lost a portion of his ammunition  aud supplies���His object lin invad-i  ing Cape Colony has probably been  to attempt to concentrate Herzog's,  Kritinger's and his own forces and  instigate a general uprising among  the Dutch by the capture ��� of .some  important stronghold on the lines  of communication. Kitchener is  where, he can mass his.mounted  forces' and the colonial defense  troops and set one column after  'another in motion against Dewet.  Old soldiers here do not believe  the Boers will escape, but Dewet is  a Wily fox. As for the disaffected  districts, they are converted from  disloyalty by the looting of their  .property and the confiscation of  their horses and cattle.. The campaign has been ended prematurely  by the military experts so many  times that they are warned against  expressing an opinion with emphasis, but without doubt -they have  valid reasons for being greatly encouraged by the results of ,the last  fortnight's work. General Hunter,  whose services in South Africa have  been brilliant and successful,'has  returned to England in impaired  health, and has received a warm  welcome from his military friends.  He divides the honors with lord Roberts, having never been beaten and  having compelled a large force of  Boers to surrender. About twelve  hundred troops.-including drafts of  mounted infantry and yeomanry,  embarked at Southampton yesterday for South Africa. The reinforcements from England to the  colonies will number 30,000 by the  end of April.  Aftermath   of Parliament's   Opening.  The king and queen have gone  quietly to Windsor today in plain  carriages without a guard of honor.  This is a sign'that the period of  royal pageants and town shows has  .ended and that London is settling  down   to    normal    conditions   of  prosaic existence.   An interval of  "peace and quiet would be welcomed  by all classes, except possibly the  smart set, who find it difficult to  reconcile themselves to a state of  public   mourning  jWithout   other  sources of pleasurable excitement  'than 'theatres   or   small    dinner  parties with the game of " bridge "  played sub-rosa. .- Military parades  and   the  state   functions  at,:.St.  Stephen's, interfere with., business  and interrupt the course of trade.  Sober'minded people are'glad to  have a release from the -unnatural  excitement  . and -��turmoil   in^the  streets.     The   splendors- of court  pageantry, have  not   blinded   the  eyes; of .thoughtful, spectators-to  the public responsibilities either of  royalty or pf parliament in a .period  of war * when , military operations  are dragging and the burdens of  taxation are steadily increasing.  '   The arrangements for the historic  tableau in the house of lords caused!  much irritation among those who  were entitled   to   be present,-but  were  displaced "by  four ^hundred  peeresses and smart- ladies in dia:,  monds.-Tlie majority'of peers were  turned out of their own house and  only one commoner out of six managed to enter the overcrowded hall  and then after an unseemly scramble  and a rough and tumble struggle  like a street mob. ~ The -grumbling  among the commoners has not yet  ended and even those-who are ^not  nursing their.bruises are declaiming,  against the conversion of a stately  function into a peeress matinee and  a jeweled masquerade of smartness  and urging that -the, traditions-of  the college of heralds would be better, honored in the breach /than. in  the'observauce.,\There may^ have  been.another, diarist-like ,Greville  present, jto note clowiL what was  going;on behind the scenes and the,  comments,which the peeresses were  - whispering among themselves while  their-diamonds were flashing'. \, - j-  -v-iC'l-  THE UNION MINE DISASTER  OFFICIAL. LIST ,OF,<THE;rpNFpR-  TUNATE  VICTIMS.;'"  ' '       ' a.      -.   I .        '-        - .V��      r.---��  ���No. 6 Shaft Flooded and Fire. Extin-  Kuished���Efforts Will Be.Made To-  '   morrow to Recover the Bodies.  "  and family in Turin, Italy.  George'Tnrnbull, 22, married.  :   Charles Dona, 30," married, wife  and family.  Louis Simondi, 50, married.  '   Peter  Bardisonia,   35,   married,  wife and four children.  Anton Maffado, 28, single.   '   ''   .  r The last five are Italians, in all 20  white men, 9 Japs and 35' Chinese.  '777 Vancouver; February 17.���Special dispatches'f rom Union tonight  give details of operations in'flooding .the,  mine. ...An.   eight-inch  stream   from   the   reservoir^, vwas  turned into the shaft at 4 o'clock  >yesterday  afternoon,  and''"today  another ditch of the same size was'  opened.   As yet, however,' no*impression has been apparently made  on the fire and'the vc>lume of smoke  and fumes is as large' as ever.- AU  hope of a'possible rescue, has' long  since been given up'and it will be a  wonder if the charred-.remains of  the .victims will be found > in a condition tliat will make identification  possible. ' ' r-    "*  The Socialists,    ',  The meeting of tho Nelson Socialistic Educational Club held yesterday afternoon in Miners' Union hall,  jwas &_ success.   The attendance wasf  large and the debate animated and  interesting,   "it  was agreed that"  the present deplorable conditionof  the social and industrial-world is  merely��,the   natural', outcome , of.  man's inherent, selfishness, and as a  counter argument it .was contended  .that selfishness'/is not; inherent in  man) but'is the/result- of*"'environment of uncertainty and fear.    Socialism received a'new impetus as a  result   of the. meeting, seven-new  members "being' enrolled.'  s - Next  Sunday "The Church's Relation-to*  Socialism" will be discussed. -���'���*  A MDBDEB II  ' -. 7 . I \ \  Harry Rowand Stabbed in  a Drinking Bout.  ���r T *  LOOKS LIKE SELF-DEFENCE  -V  .���   _-, '-*  H        **  -  THE KNIFE-WIELDEE ADMITS THE  l Ii  ! **    f JL  ' /-Si', \   _        , v  ' yy  .# -' KILLING.-'--' -  ***��>  Deceased Was at One Time a Paymaster"  on an .Eastern Division "of    ^  ,   ' the 0. P.E: ,    .  1 P  '���*!��  y,rl  J: *V  'a**?*!  r   v.  r  ' <.*y*  t hX  fell  !<���'  Greenwood, February 17.-:[Spe- \ vfj  oY' *A' rpi,a1,r:'-rMk.-t-,���i -- *cs~i.'.i_^��y? *V*y  f* Hi  M  cial   to The "Tfibunel.'^Saturday  evening in a*shack at Denero town-..'  site.ttwelve miles from here'Harry -  Bowa'nd v came to  his death Jby-, "a r  knife in the hands of James -F.5_fc- f  Gill De Rivier.^!-Der Rivier^gave-  himself up,,to ^provincial constable -  Joe Darraugh, who;wasv8ent'",fromtJ'  here to investigate^the trouble.  He <��� '-'.yp  ll"_-'o l   ��'r  -�����*'i. Bsd  rfkl  7%X  t'WX  Hlsl  Victoria, February 17.���A special to the Associated, Press_from  the Union mines, says: After the  arrival of premier Dunsmuir and  party, shaft No. 5, connecting'with  No. 6, which like 'that shaft has  been sealed, was opened and a big  fan started to drive the volume of  _air^down_and_force_back_the_gas.  and afterdamp from No. 0. At 3:40  manager Little, inspector of mines  McGregor, Thomas Russell and a  number of other' mining engineers  went down and were' below about  two'hours.' They reported on coming up at 5:30 p. m., that they  had proceeded in some eight or nine  hundred feet before they met a body  of gas. They were pleased with the  progress made and some believe  they will be able to get through to  No. 0 and endeavor to take out the  bodies tomorrow or Tuesday.  No. 6 is flooded to a depth of 42  feet, this having been found sufficient to extinguish the firej for the.  party which went down No. 5 shaft  found no smoke or sign of fire. A  heavy snowstorm has been prevailing here all day in -which the premier and party have been exposed  hour after hour superintending the  operations for getting through to  the flooded mines.  Union, February 17.���Tlie official  list of the dead is as follows:  William Walker, 48, married,  leaves a wife and four childrep;  William Walker, 20; George Walker, 18, sons.  John Allison, single, 20.  Robert Steele, single, 30. **'  Robert Fleck, 40, married; wife  and six children in Scotland.  William Davis, 45, single.  James Halliday, 45, married, wife  and children at Lethbridge, Northwest Territories,  Duncan Munro, 40, married, wife  and six children.  John Whyte, 42, married, wife  and five children.  Thomas Lord, 33, single.  William Snedden, 40, married,  wife and family at Nanaimo.  Duncan Mclnness, 50, widower.  James Crossetti, 30, married, wife '  ; -Man-iage in High.Life.-\-'    t  " Y London^-February 17.yTtieJmar-  riage or: the duke of Westminster  <���    ' *   i   . '**%' '".    'j . ji.*  and Miss Cornwallis ,W^est _came^ 'son,  this afternoon' in seini-stateYat'-Str  jPaitrs*^Kriightsbridge.Y*There were"  ,'eight bridesmaids in empire-dresses  . of'satin-with embroideries of - jassa-  mineandroses, and two pages^with  jcostiimes' copiedV from* Gainsborough's" "Blue BoV''!�������'Grosvenor  house.'-The bride-was arry^d" in  delicate embroideries with a richly-  designed train shimmering with  pearls and garlands of silver leaves.  The duke was supported by one of  general French's aides from South  Africa. '   '  - Chasing Dewet.  London,* February 17.���A dispatch to.the-Daily Telegraph tiom  DeAar dated February 10th confirms the report of the arrival there  of lord Kitchener and staff to superintend the chase of general Dewet.  The correspondent says: , Dewet's  forces are now denuded of almost  all transport vehicles and his horses  are exhausted. Other South Afri-  can dispatches report  that several  confessed thaV he'killed''Rowand,-  but claimed it was inLself "defence.^y  Thomas Jones, a mirier, was-in the^'  cabin during tlie sfcabbih'g,"but says \ .  that   he. knows^jlittlel aboutY the"  .  trouble/having-gone.Jto: bed  -ft^stBtrted.-U "itfappears.;  ceased, who up  been employed at"the%B.^O.~inine at  Summit' Camp,vh'advbeen-'/drinkingy-'' * .���..��_.  .consnWFtmy. ? .^ SaturdayJevennig-^^ ���js.^l  lie came'to the prisoner if shack and. y y5��|  Vasxtliere intrc^ced-by^Jon^.'whOi:*-, AlMf  said he'was a^gbod.fellow.fiy \**';',''y?l  columns are pushing general Dewet,  whose exact whereabouts, however,  is not indicated.  Dispatches from Pretoria announce that the Carolina commando  has broken through general  French's cordon westward.  '������ A Financial Adviser.  London, February 18.���Tho war  oflice has made the following announcement: Lord Kitchener has  expressed a desire for a financial  assistant in view of the heavy  expenditure proceeding in South  Africa, aud the secretary of state  for war has appointed Mr. Guy  Douglas Arthur Fleetwood Wilson,  under secretary of state for war, to  proceed to South Africa and to act  temporarily as financial adviser- to  lord Kitchener. Mr. Wilson will  leave Saturday.  The Sale Off.  London, February 17.���The Danish government, says the Copenhagen correspondent of the Daily  Mail, has suddenly broken off all  dealings with the United States regarding the sale of the Danish  West Indies. This is due to a satisfactory offer made by the Danish  East Asian Steamship Company to  assist and in the future to administer the islands. The American government has been notified as to this  decision.  Colony Objects.  Sydney, New South Wales, February 17.���Sir Alfred Milner  having notified the government  of New South Wales of his intention to send an officer to recruit  Australia for the South African  constabulary, the government has  replied that the colony objects to  such a proceeding.  became.boisteroiis andusedabu'siye"  language to the prisoner,, w}ho ia-,��  known in -camp'as "Fronchyl" -Tlie"  two talked iii French.'YwhientJories''.  does not iinderstand.*-* Shortly they'  fell'  to   "scuffling, , -arid    Rowaud;  threatened    to;   choke- .Frenehy.,  Rowand being the, stronger- .man  succeeded in downing the  prisoner^  and attempted to hold him over a^  hot stove. _ -Then Frenchy drew a  'four-inch clasp knife, opened it and,  told deceased he would stab  him  unless.he let him alone.   His threat  had no effect and. for the second  time Rowand went for the 'Frenchman, who then stabbed7 him twice,  inflicting a mortal  wound.    Horii-  fied at finding his opponent dying  Frenchy told Jones to get a doctor.  Jones itent to a���nearby-hotel���and���  told the crowd, who shortly came  to   the cabin and found .Rowand'  dead.' Deceased was at one time a  paymaster on an eastern division of  the Canadian Pacific.    He  leaves a.  mother and  two sisters  living  in  Toronto.  1 De Rivier is a married man, his  wife being at Ottawa. ' His mother-  resides at Quebec. About two years  since he was employed on the Crow's  NestPass railway as a civil engineer.  He is 40 years of age. Recently he  has been ill. "Frenchy" seems to  have been the, butt and laughing  stock of the camp and being physically unable to defend himself was  subjected, so he claims, to much  abuse. He is well educated and of'  a nervous temperament. Since the  killing he has repeatedly exclaimed,-  "I murdered him, but it was iu self-  defence."    Wilks in Vancouver.  Vancouver, February 17.���[Special to The Tribune,]���James Wilks,  organizer of the Western Federation of Miners, is here, having  organized a miners' union at Kamloops Saturday night with the following officers: president, Hugh  Murphy; vice-president, Andrew  S. Howie ; secretary-treasurer,'  Michael Delaney; conductor, Joseph  Marshall; warden, H. W. Elliott.  There was a charter membership of  forty-one and they expect an immediate increase to one hundred.  Wilks was assisted by representatives of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and Cigarmakers of  Kamloops: i  Sir Francis Cook Dead.  London, February 17.���Sir Francis Cook, who in 1895 married Miss  Tennie Claflin of New York, died  this'afternoon. THE TMBU_\TE: NELSpN B. C. M02STDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1901  *���*,\  -. >  __���________:  We are showing1  a beautiful  assortment of the  following  carefully selected  goods  Bengalines  de Sme  Brocades  If one-half the reports now in| i  circiiiation   are   true,, the council*  should appoint a special committee-  to  investigate the   police   depart-1  ment.    It. is better, that .the truth  be found out now than six months  hence.   An     investigation    might  show that men are on  the force  who are utterly: unworthy, and it  might   also   show   that   men   are  dropped from the force simply because they have incurred the displeasure of a West ward  saloonkeeper, who is said to have _an unlimited pull with one or two of the  police commissioners. *  IHE CHIEF IN TH��SAS0tt  -, \.v. .���'������*���'       '��� '*���' *''-7! ���������   ���'*.*' ���*���"       ���:--X  rWJ:      ���'������"-��� ��� :*V *.Y     ,-'"      :''[  in all shades  A grand assortment  of beautiful Silks  in Blouse Lengths-  X.  'X-  <���fi. ���  *' <V  /���.'  i'    . *>  f\ I-  See * our window  -which sliows-:  a few samples of'  our stock '  Although it is expected that the  Chinese and Japanese immigration'  commission will shortly commence  its sittings in ' this*��� province, torn-  paratively little interest is taken  in the matters to come before it by  the men who are the most vitally  concerned.' This indifference is not-  new. In a very great measure it  accounted for the- pro-Chinese'  report of the previous commission  which sat severaL years ago. In'  discussing this report, a very prominent labor man confessed' to the  Tribune that in view, of it, the  white wage-earners of the province  had little- cause for complaint at  their-failure to secure due consider-1  ation -at Ottawa: With' the report  of the commission, before them the  POLICE    COMMISSIONERS  HIS WHIP CRACK.  HEAR  And-Jump to Obey His Orders as if  They Were Mere Puppets Instead of His Masters.  HUDSON'S  vr,  STORES  "i   i"  '"���*}  17 ' -  ���;   <***  th i  ��� -  I_  J . '  5  hi  1  I;��   .  [���A.  ?  if  Throughout 'the 'interior bf /Brit-5  ish' Columbia* there is no1 divisioti'bf  opinion as to what action the-house  of commons��should take with respect to the attempt which is being  . made to rob "this province of' the;  ���   advantages -which   should   attend'  the development of, its mineral resources.' , Prominent Liberals, Con-r  sarvatives >and Laborites' unite in'  "' their demands - to parliament'that'  .    the welfare of a province be placed,  above the interests of a fewfavored-  individuals -.of-.-Toronto,   and that,  the application for a charter for a  railway'to"tap the  coal fields of  'East Kootenay   bo   refused.    The  menace  to. the. welfare of_British~  Columbia,   which   is   conveyed' in  the application for" the Hill railway   charter    is   so serious that  British  Columbians,  in  the desire  to combat it have thrown, to -the  winds   tariff   and   trade   theories  which 'they  have   conscientiously  advocated for years; and thus' it  happens that lifelong free  traders  are found openly advocating'export  duties upon coal, and railway conditions which a few years ago they  would have denounced as monopolistic.     There is  neither fawning,  friendship for 'the < Canadian Pacific  Railway Company, nor jingo- hostility tp  its  great - American rival,  in  the opposition  which is being  raised against the attempt of James  aT.  Hill  to  run his railway feeder  from tbe state of Montana into the  East Kootenay- coal fields.     It is  plainly the fight of the united people of a great section for their self-  preservation, and if in the present  instance they are advocating the  cause of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company it is because, in spite  of previous differences   with this  gigantic' corporation,' they realize  that the interests of the Canadian  railway and their own interests are  identical, and because' they1/unanimously repent; the attempt whichis  being   made by. the   Crow's Nest  Pass CoAl'-Company,iand its- allied  American   railway   and industrial  trustsv'-to'secure a   snap, verdict1  agaihst'th-emin' the' Canadian ' parliament.  v  wonder was not that'the members  of the -government had not done  more to'discoui'age Chinese immigration,' but' that' they had done  anything. ���  ONLY FOUR'CASES'REMAIN  - j     *r       '  In the Supreme'.Court-  Out of the' ten cases, that were  set down for trial at the session, of  the supreme court -which has been-  in session since last Tuesday, only  four remain to'be" heard." The * session'will probably r continue "until  the last of this^week. .The" first case  this morning-will be that of Briggs.  vs. Newswander, in which the plain-,  tiff is suing;for his interests-in 'the  Cork-andi Dublin claim, owing to  their.Relocation. The" 'other-cases  will be heard in the'following order:  Wigen ^s.- Nelson- & i Bedlington,*  Marinb; vs. 'Alexander'and 'Harris  vs! Pitts. * ~ '  \ On Saturday the case'of West vs.  Buchanan was,concluded and judg-  ment was given in favor ot the  plaintiff. WrWrWest will receive  ,the full amount'of his-claim, which  is $858. The counter claim-brought  in by, the defendant was 'dismissed  with, costs." .   *  Chamber-Notes.-  s * Saturday, was t,a busy day "in  chambers: In' the case of Peters vs.  The'Nelson Electric Tramway Company an order .was' granted 'to  .strike out a paragraph of 'the' defence and also called for more par-  -ticulars_of_about_five-mpre^-para^  "graphs.  The solicitor of the plaintiff of  the case of Wigen* vs. Nelson &  Bedlington Railway " Company  asked for a special jury. The  application -was dismissed with  costs on the ground that it had  been made too late. - P. - E.' Wilson  applied for .permission to, inspect  the tunnels of the Arlington mine  so as to 'ascertain' whether-or '-not  'ore"has been* taken 'from Mark'  Manley'b fractional claim, which'  .lies between the Arlington claims.  The' order was 'allowed, but < only  one tunnel'is to be expected.' There  is considerable'business-to come before'this morning's session.  Athabasca' Clean-Up.  -  E.1 Nelson Fell,- manager of the  .Athabasca, has "-just''issued* the1  |official report on the- output of the  mine for the,month of January.  The report is as follows :  Period of run, 30 days and 12 hours.  Tons crushed, 482. -  Value of bullion uncovered  Valueof coricontralo-i   .    . .?4,383 02  .    . 1,4��7 00  95,830 02  "Value pof ton  '       12 20  1 In speaking of the present month  Mr. Fell^went on to say > that on  February 1 the mill was shut down  'for repairs-and'that crushing was  not resumed 'until ��� the morning of  February 13th. -  Dr, Leyds Robbed.  , Brussels, February 17.���Dr.  Leyds, the Transvaal diplomatic  agent, returned - here -last night  from The Hague. His baggage, was'  placed-fdr a moment in the vestibule  of-hislresidence and' ��� shortly ��� af ter-  watds ' it was-' ascertained- that?  thieves-had-entered the house by  falfce keye'and'stolen1 "a -valise con-;  taining -l diplomatic''papers. The  j police are investigating'the matter.-  Mayor Fletcher, aldermen Selous  and Hugh R. Cameron, police commissioners, held a meeting on Sat  urday afternoon, and the result of  their - deliberations are unknown,  as neither1-of the three would talk  for publication. Rumors were  floating around yesterday that the  chief of police' had - convinced the'  board that the>police'.force should  no longer be - under- the -control-of *  the city; that, should be  under hisabsolute'control so that He  could better carry out- his own peculiar .ideas 'of maintaining peace  and quietness- in Nelson.  In the first place, the force ��� is to  be increased and put in uniform;  then- regalia'; such as- clubs -and  flash-lights and'leg- irons' and armlets, is to be furnished'each'man on  the force.' Th'e'-present" system of  keeping the < city's books' is not at  all satisfactory to the chief, and  the' sums that have for the last  four years been paid 'to -the city ���  and credited to "miscellaneous"are  to be paid'through the police-court,  in order" that the "police court fines'  of Nelson will compare more favor-'  ably with'the police" court 'fines 'of  Rossland." The men on itlie'-force  whom the chief did not like person-  J ally were quietly dropped without-  evenJ reasons being required,-and  others,-'whom the chief does^like,  were dulyjnstalled. -   *"  From/this" time on Nelson is to be  run las Mother towns are run, that is,  its police-are to have "the^ privilege  of wreaking their,private spites and-  dislikes; full'swing   to; levy "hush<  money -on the'inmates of the houses ���  of joy,' and absolute power-to harass  saloons   and' -hotels^-'whose i prb--  prietors are'not personal ^friends1 of-  the   powers r- that  be.' -The ������ news--"  papers ,wiir.thus have-a' chance, .to  giv.e mjnute^pavticular8[;pf.';all ;the  cases that -come up in the police  court, and the-people-who read the  newspapers will then have a chance  to compare'the wickedness of i'their ���  own city-with i-the^wickedness'of  .other cities." AH this is to be done  in order to gratify -the schemings  of a chief .of police and one of Nelson's saloon-keepers:'-  The Pythians. *  Members  -cft-'the'- Knights . of  Pythias and the uniform rank of  the  Nelson lodges held their annual church parade yesterday afternoon and "about' 50 members participated in the ceremonies".   They  gathered-at their .lodge -room at  Fraternity hall at 2:30 ��� o'clock and  from-there proceeded'to3 the Congregational church,' where" services  were hekfat 3 o'clock;    Tliey were~  led-by the'R.-M. R. band.-  The  members'of the Columbia-company  were 20 strong and dressed in their  full uniformT^The-members-of the-  subordinate lodge were at the rear  of the* procession and' were about  'thirty strong. 'At the-church Rev.  William Munroe delivered-an 'eloquent sermon - on , "Brotherhood."  He told of the many good, qualities  of the order and said that .sucli organizations .were a great-factor for  good and-were doing .the .work that  had been left undone by .the church.  The subordinate lodge*-of the Nelson branchiof the order ,vwa8 -instituted on December 2nd, ,1807, and  opened with a charter .membership,  roll of 60. , The membership of the  lodge now exceeds -the 130 mark.-  The Uniform -Rank was organized  about two and.a half-years agq.and,  has a membership< roll of 27 names/  W  to i  to  to  to  00**00 ��*0*  jgm miiia if rrii  Ladies' Misses'and    ,"'  Children's Under-muslins  at Unheard of Prices c  'iiijliiin,i,Tir,rrn������.iTa,arT^TiTTTr*t  ��0 . 00 .00 ��� 00 *00 . 00 *00 * 00 .00 . 00 *00 * 0t0. *00 . 00 .00 * 00 * 0B0  ^^^m ^^_^4^^^ ^H^-a^aflB^^ 4H^^4^_^ ^_k^^_ka^ a^*_^~tf__pr 4__^&M_^ ��^_^^_k^ ^__^*^B^ __-  "���%'���  to  tor  to  to^  Embroideries,  Wash- Laces-and Doiliestics -  Greatly^Beduced, :  iTimiTiniiTiTHiimTiTiTitinimiroa  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  FOR TEN DAYS WE WILL OFFERS LARGE.ASSORTMENT..OF-.WHtTEWEAR*ATi  THIS LINE INCLUDES  $TEN DAYS SALE OF LAD IES'WHITEWEAR f  to  to  to  to  to  Ladies' Nightdresses, 75Ycents to..$5..00; -  /��  Corset .Covers,^ 20 cents to $T*;?5���;��� ��\  /|\j.   ,,,      Lace and Embnoldered'.UWderskirts, 75; cents to $12.00" ��\  to . to  ff\ White"Cambric Muslinv Nainsooks. Victoria Lawn, India Linens. White and Colored fi\  a\ Organdies, Dimities, Fancy Muslins, Plain.and,Dotted Swiss and Piques fa\,  $  "    ' '     ' /f >  (^ The  balance of. oun Winter Stock of Ladies' Tailor-made Costumes, W  (ftr Jackets, Capes and Skirts at Reduced Prices /JV  W    ' #  TmniiitiiirmTniiiimiiiiiiimmi  Our^Winter Millinery  ^ Must-be Cleared,up in -  Order to Make "Boom for  -   -' Spring Styles <���-  ���7_T**TT*"T"'I"T'IITVTT"'  Fred Irvine & Go.  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C.  lllllimrmvnminr.MmvTrtTr  Furs  "  We "are Letting go  at Prices to Suit the  .   ,      Buyer -,  -Tnrtlllirrmran-nTTTT-Tt-TT.1!  ���4j|^**?.,        ;". v      _, i _,        u _     ^^ . _ _i   ^^ _. r _,        *  _ .. , . ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^     ^        1    . ' __ . __ . ^   J       ^^ ^Stk'  T^^00.*00-_'00J.0_W . ^0 .00 . 00 .00 ��� 00 *_^& a 00 .00 . ^0 .^0 i00 .^0 . 00 . . "^mii **^^Sk*-_5Sk * >l^a '^^'���->*%a ^���^���^^���-5^ * ^^** ^^-* ^^�� ^^ * ^fca^^ . *^^ &*mf0M  ��� _l^^____i _____\\\____________r ^_B_____*_____________________ d__\\_\_________-*____\\__\\__\____0 ^_W_WW_______0_____WW\\________f ___________*4___\\\_________f ___________^^__\___\\__________^_^__\\\\_\________w____\_\\_\____.______f ^_____m_f'0______*r^_______0m*'*- 0^K^___. 0^______)0^__W__w jt^U���WXw0^���W____\\w* ^^_____^>^HI^^to ^^^\\\\\\\_\\-H__\\\\\\\\\__w^^^^���XX\_is^^KA^to ^^^^\\\\w-d^^^XWi.} 0^*^^_\\\\\__\f^^^���_______* ^^^^W_\\\\^_____________��___    ^T  ' 821 to 331,Baker Stwotr Nelscn-'  American" aqd European * Planvr  MEALS  CENTS  BOOMS MGHTED'BY KIiBCTMCITY  AND HEATED BYBTKAM'.-  86 OENTS TO.fl -,   ,t   ,     -  on  Limited.  BAKE-t STRSIET. NXHaBON.^  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot, Air.  Large oomfortaMe^boarwimBXftna flnb-elMS  dlnlng.raom. Sampla toohjh fitr joohubmoUI man.'  RATES S2-PER DAY  Bjrs. E. C. plarKe, Prop.  -LATX o�� thb BOYJ_irBnnxzr.at_Wi.Bw  Wiadden House  Baker and .Ward  ,, Streeta, Nelaon--.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  ********* **** **'* ********-  Coffee Boasters'  Dealers in Tea and Coffee i  ************************  We aro^offering at lowost prloes the beat  The onlj hotel'In Nelsoii' that haa remained  under one management atooa-XWO. - , ... ^, .  The bed-rooma are well famished andugfawd  by eleotrlolty.-  '.. -   .l ."' *       >     ,   -      '.  The bar la always atooked by the beet dom �����  Uo and Imported Uqnon'afid'olgan.--�� ,' .  ��� '   THOM_J|l__ADD__*}.Proprfa*or. .  '\ | |  SLOGAN JUHCTIOH HOTEL  J. H. Mo-EANUS,' B__n_ger-',,  Bar stooked with beat bnmda of vines, liquors,  and Clears; Beer on *draught;*> Large' oomfort^  able rooms. <Blrob��taaSfteble bo* d. n -     _  R, REISTERER & CO.  CHARLES HILLYER; ;;^    ', -        HARRY-HOUSTON,,     r,  President and^General Manager;        -    Secretary-Treasurer  -,*--'"  All C6riununica'tib'n'8,tdvbe addressed'to either of the above. -'    - -<���-'  '       ���>, ' f     t^mmmmm_^_^_________.������.i-1. I -        A-    '' '   ** '  We are ppepared tb" Furnish   '  J -    _  toyrRfttl, Bapgre;oi��TeaBa��- * ^       -.~  ;- ^   *{*  - DIMENSION LUMBER r    ^ y  ROUGH^dnd DRESSED^LUMBER :  LOCAL and COAST CEILINGS  ^  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING^, 7y  y   >: DO&BLE DRESSED COAST VEDAR^     J  RUSTIC. SHIPLAP; STEPPINGy  *        PINE,and CEDAR. CASINGS A A  DOOR JAMBS, miNDOWxSTILES  y--   ^        TURNED"WORK,- BAND-SAWING  BRACKETSpNEWEL^POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STOREFRONTS:  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Oup' Prloes before l'  purchasing elsewhere; --  OFFICE: CORNER-HALL AND FRONT-STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   HILLS: HALL; STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE  !  iERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vornon -  and* Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of ,*nd wholesale dealers (In aerated watera and  fruit'syrups.- Sole agenta for Halcyon Bprlugi  mineral water.   Telephone 60. *,   , ������  ��� -f.   ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.    .  WF.,TEETZEL ,& CO.���Corner-Baker, and .  ,*  Josephine atreets,*Nelson," wholosalo deal  ers In  OH8ayera<-aupplle8.'��AgenWi rorrDenve  tire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.       - ,  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS' 8c CO.-Baker street, Nelaon  ���'.���wholesale:'' dealers fj in _Uqnors,t- olgara a  cement, Hre.brlok and Are clay,,water plpe*and  steel ralls^ and^genoral-oommisslon^merchauta.f  /. ELECTRICAL;:SUPPLIES.** ^  fj^OOTENAYrELECTRIO. SUPPLY '*;_ CON-*"  BI RUCTION COMPANY���Wholesaledeali  i telepl  flxtttroB.-ob  era tn telephones, annunciators, bells," batteiies,-  3ta; Houston blook.'-Nelson. i '���'  FLOUR. AND. FEED.;  gUACKMAN^KER-MILLINa   COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour,'Grain, Hay.  P.  Hbad Office at  '    NELSON, B. 0.  Whblesale-aod-Retai I^���1  Dealers in" Meats  *    rf-    r r  HP  Te  ados of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  rost ]  , Chli  Our BoB*f, Mocha and Java Coffee, por  pound  9  4*0  Mocha and Java Blend,'3 pounds ��� 1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, i pounds  1 GO  Special Blend Coiree, 0 pounds  1 00  llio'Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST -BAKER STREET, NELSON.'  BBBWBBB AND BOTTUBBi OF   -  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ' Prompt and  ���   deltrory to  :lM   ^  tmda  Brewery tt Melson  A; R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  r '  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Comer Victoria and B_ntona7 Bbgote.  (P. O  Box ��*��.=- 'fEtaBPHONK NOi��  Markets ��t -Nelson,  Rossland,- Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, -Sandon, t Silverton,- Nev.  Denver,-R_vfelstok8, Ferguso^:Grand .Forks,!.Greenwood, OaBoade Oitjr, Mid-  , way,-and Vancouver. .    . ' /     y      r - "* ,' "        ^  ' a... . .       . * *��� '"i. ��� Mail;Ordere-Promptly Forwarded-  West Myoim&yButcherCm  , aiiL.kinds or *   ,  FFIESH AND SALTED MEATS  , ....     WHOLBBA__D 1AN0 BBITAUj -     -  FISH AND'POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson  *        ft Q; TRAVES,  ManagOR  nnni-Rfl m matl pmnwivTi OAnwrtii. and prompt Ayrawnnw  ROSSLAND   BNailSBBRirNQ   WORKS  OUNLIFFB & MCMILLAN  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore' Cars, Ore-Bin" Doors and Ceneral Mining Maohlnory.  List1 of second-hand maohbriry on hand, whioh has been thoroughly overhauled and la as good  og now" ���- * fc    '*��� * \  1 2. H. P. LocomoUve-typeTjoiler, with engine, attached and all fittings, ready to turn 6n steam.      ....     .      .    Straight or  mlzed^ carat shipped ito'.all; Kootenay. Points.  Grain elevators at oil principal points on Calgary-  *< Edmonton R. R.  Mills -at Victoria; - New Wesb ���'  minster,andKdmonton,Alberta. ���>,. ; ,.  "���       FBESH AND SALT KEATS.'  BURNS *   CO.���Baker etreeb,-��Nelson, v  wholesale doalers ln fresh and cured meats.r  Cold storage. *-  GROCERIES.-  A, MACDONALD &'CO.-Cornor Front and>  ���   Ball ** streets,    wholesale  grooera   and  ' 'obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, robbers, <.  .maoklnawsiand miners'sundries. ���  KOOTKNAYo SUPPLY   COMPANY, -LlMI-.~  TKD���Vernon   street,. Nelson,  wholesale^  grooera.'  TOHN CHOLD1TCE tc CO.-*Fronb street), Nel-  ** -son, .wholesale grooers.  J~���YrSR_FJB*lN-&' CO.���Front stree6,-NelBon.^���j  ��� ' wholesale -dealers- ln  provisions,-* cured-  . meats, butter and eggs. _  HARDWARE'AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYEES 8c CO.-^Corner Bakor and Josephina  , . ��� streets, Nolson, wholesale dealers In/hardware'and mining'supplies. Agents fOrGlan*  Powder Co,   t   -        > ���   'x .   . r  i T A WHENCE - HARDWAP.M'  COMl>ANY -  J-* -Baker,-8j),, Nelson, wholesale,-dealers in.  caps and fuse, and eleotrlo1  1 ll"j*t&" Double Cylinder^ Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Binking Pamp,<No  _ Jinking Pump,-No. 5 Cameron. Now York.  1 Sinklnu Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside paoked plungor.pattern,  .    ���.,.    ,^  i_   ..___.__._. ,,...��� _r w��jf  1 Hinkinit l'ump, wxsf'xii", outsiae paozec  WatchthW advertisement for further lists,  may have just want.  Agents for Nbrthey Pumpa.   Stock carried,  P. O.' Bosr'108."'  te us before you buy/or complete list.  We  THIRD AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  1' j*  m  Home Grrown.  j Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Rose<), Shruha  Vines, Bulbs, Hedge Plants and Seeds;' ���  ,    Extra choice stock  nf -Peach, Apr'cot, Plum.  I Cherry and Pruno Trees,   New importation of  [flisc-class Rhododendrons, Kobos, Cllmatua.Bay  Trees, Hollies, etc.  80,000 to chooso from. No agonts or commls-  -sion to pay. No fumigation or inspection ohHrges.-"  ] Greenhouse plants, agricultural fmplemonts, fertilizers, bee supplies, -etc -Largest "and.-most  ��� complete s^ook in tlie province. Send for Catalogue before placing your orders.' Address--''  iVJ. J. HENRV, Vancouver, B. C.  .WUlto alaabor Only..  OXJR  ARE  llSfgi I IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT j 2Si S^'  To drop ns a post card that we -may call and  Never have any plumbing r done until yon  ive estimates.  It savefl many* dollars.  iave seen our goods -and onr prloes.  OPPOSITE  pfiBTOWinm.  STRACHAN BROTHERS^Plumbeps.  RE4LEY&BEN0Y  SUCCESSORS TOH. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND1 WOOD  W0RK*f.4  EXPERT H0RSESH0EIKG.  and'q*  bolts  ial attention given to all kinds of re]  work-from���'<!���. Mlde^polnts/  to orditt on shoU notice.  Pi J. RUSSEJLL  Bayer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  I hardware and mining supplies, and wator and'  plxuriberrfsupplies.. ���- - -j  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON 8c COY���Corner Vornon  A - and Josephine' streeta, ��� Nelson,-' wholesale'  dealers tnllauore, olgars and dry goods. Agents,  for Pabet Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  garyBrewlngCo. of Calvary. -:   *    -  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON  POWDER  COMPANY-BakeV  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  , sporting, snunplng andiblaok-blastlng powders,-  , wholesale dealers Tn  ���"��� "  U-sUng'apparatiua. i  SASH AND DOORS.  7JBL80N SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  1 i^ - UMITED^Cornor Front and Ball stroete,'  Nelaon, manufaoturers of and wholesale .dealers  In sash and doorei all kinds of factory work mads  to order;,   ,  WINES AND CIGARS.  .  U*-ALIFORNIA    WINE  COMPANY,    LIMI-  TED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nel"  son. whcdenale dealers in .wines <oaoe and balk,'  ��nadamaaUn and tmnarted nteam.  ANTI-CHINESE RESOLUTION. -  Pursuant to resolutions.adopted ��t a regular  meeting held on Saturday* evening, December  22nd, lwO. all members of Nelson Miners' Union  ' No. 9C, ,W. F. M., ore requested to use every  legitimate means  To Discourage the Employment or  Patronizing.of Chinese <  directly onlndirectlr. ! All union men and others',  who believe in making this a white man's conn-  try, are requested to co-operate in giving effect to  the aforesaid resolution. By order,    MD   NKLSON "  Nelson, December 22nd,  ONERS'   UNION.  BlBrUoBt Prices'  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Express. NELSON, :B. C.-  The above resolution has been endorsed bv the  Trades and Labor Council of Nelson,'.and, all  union men, and others in sympathy with It, are  requested to govern   themselves   accordingly.''  By-order.  TRADES & -LABOR 'COUNCIL OF NELSON  Nelson, Deoember32nd.'  AEOHITECTS, .  IjiWABT'i*- CARRIE���Arohlteots. .Booms  E* awl fl Aberdeen Wook, Baker streatkNelBon. H
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CAPITAL, all paid up... «M.OOO.O<»-°°
SLBST ••   7,000,000.00
UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80
Lord Strathcona and Biount Royal....President
Hon; George A. Drummohd...... Vice-President
E. S.Clouetoh%...;....%...-...i.Qeneral Manager
Corner Baker -and. Kootenay- Streets.
Branchos In London (England) Nkw Vork,-
Cmioaqo, and all the principal eltlos ln Canada.
Buy and, sell Sterling' Exchange and Cable
Grant  Commercial  and  Travelers'  Credits,
available lu any part of the world. ,
Drafts Issued. Collodions Made. Eto.
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Paid-tip? Capital.?-
Reserve Fund,
Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,
Savings Bank Branch
Receipts   of Ore at the Hall  Mines
Smelter.—Highland Mine at Ains-.
worth the Largest Shipper.
Robt. Kllgour,
London Offloe, 60 Lombard Street. H. O.
N«w« York < Offloe, te   Exchange  Plaoe.
and OS Branches in Canada'and the'
United Statos.
Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate
three per centT-,
' Manager Nelson Branch.
Imperial Bank of Canada
."'/■■**HEAP'. OFFICE. TORO-tP^T:^
Capital Authorized
Capital Paid up
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Nelson Branoh—Burns Blook, 221 Baker Street
J. M. LAY. Manago.   ,■ *■
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J. 0. Drewry of Rossland, managing director of the Canadian'
Goldfields Syndicate, was in the city
a few hours on Saturday, en loute
to the Sunset mine at Whitewater.
He stated that the property; would
make its first shipment during this
-.-week. The ore will be sent to the
Nelson smelter, and the first consignment will amount to 100 tons.
This ore has been obtained while
development was in progress.    The
"workings have been in ore throughout, and some of it is the richest
tfiat has yet been discovered in';the
Slocan'. Rich strikes have frequerit-T
ly been "reported during the-year,
and the propertyMias .now proven
itself.        > "- "
''Mr.  Drewry- retnrned,-from.-'the
- east-:l«£st week.-where he** had'been
for some time on important mining*:
business.   In speaking of bis trip
- he" said he "worked, to., bring about
the negotiations "'between 'Messrs.*
Gooderham. and Blackstock and - the
O: P.R. Co. for the purchase of, the
Trail smelter. He "said, the deal'
was practically completed, and'in
less than 30 days the Toronto 'company wouldUakeover-the-plant'. ■
_ Mr. Drewry, in speaking of'-the'
present smelter situation, expressed:
himself as in favor-of ^'havingrefln-'
eries established here at once.-; "It
will'have to come^to* this, and'the
sooner the better," said he. -"Arrangements ,are being- made at the
present time toward this end,. ,The
government should give a "bounty
on every ton "produced.^and" by so'
doing place us on the same footing
as the American smelting .and Refining companies.-'- The "bounty
should be,granted for at least three
years."' The Dominion, goverment
has.been petitioned, and no doubt
some action will be* taken at the
present session.. The present number     of     smelters    is      sufficient
j, to treat. only.    40. - per     cent
of the silver-lead ores produced,
but if proper legislation was framed
and the. enterprise encouraged, a
number of new smelters would be
erected, when theh'there would be
no difficulty in securing treatment
for all ores mined." He said 'a
refinery would probably-be built at
Trail. "I "refineries are not "built
here," said-Mr. -Drewry, '-'the silver-
lead industry wiirin a'short time
be paralyzed. The present trouble
is the cause of many-silver-lead
mines 'shutting down, ,as it is impossible to find a market for their
In speaking of the money market
of Eastern Canada Mr. Drewry
stated that it was very close< and
that very little money could be
obtained for British Columbia mining purposes.     .
Last Week's Smelter Operations.
The receipts of ore at the Hall
Mines smelter during the past week
amounted to about 800 tons, exceeding the receipts of the previous
week by "about 300 tons. Notwithstanding this large amount only
half of the properties sent in ore
that usually do so. One reason for
such few shipments coming in is
that two or three of the big shippers have shut down. This is due
to the trouble that has arisen between the smelters and the silver-
lead producing mines which is now
making the outlook for some of the
mines decidedly blue.
The largest quantity received
during, tlie week just'passed was
350 tons, which came from the
Highland mine at Ainsworth. During the first of the. week- 150-tons
were-sent down, and* yesterday 200-
tons moro ^ere'Mceived^ y.
The Arlington; oh''.Springer creek,
waa the next in line, having sent in
about 200 tons. This amount is
just doable*that-of the week-before.
The manager of the mine, W.F.
DuBois,' was<in the city during the
week,:«nd*said they werefcarvying
development on-.with'greater activity, and*,'tnat_±he -shipments '-would
be much*larger in the future:-, ""'^
The Ymiivminoat YmirsentJcon-
centrates,amounting- to ,about'1I8O
tons, . '.     '    *- '      '   y
From $he Kaslo - district 40u tons;,
were ■; The ""shipments fronr-
there;have been renewed,' assuring?
the twoVweeks before-110 ores>were
received.-"The-iron ore from'.tlie
Iron King at .SlocariVJunc?
tion, to be used for fluxing purposes, is being sent in much larger
quantities, as this week over 150
tons .were shipped. It is quite probable' that the amount will be. in-
creasedto over 200 tons at an early
date.          >
Slocan Junction Iron Mines.
The mining of iron ore in this district has received little , or no attention until late, but now 'considerable importance is  being attached
to the industry. , It is said that_ a
deal is about closed for "the iron
ore property <• owned by Mike Egan,
situated on - the south side of the
river at;,Slocan   Junction.y With
others,1--William - Hudson)" V -well-
known mining^ 'man of- this city>_is
said to be one - of-* the' purchasers.
It is intended to start work on the"
property at,a&*early date and the
'ore   will' be* shipped.!to,the,Trail
smelter for fluxing, purposes.    The
-property contains* immense mineral
deposits-"and   the" ledges -• are 'so
located .that its /development' will
incur comparatively small expense.
- The Iron'.King, group"-at" Slocan
Junction was thought to be of little
value until aJfew weeks, ago but
now its value is  greatly? increased,
and'over.100-tons per week are
.being_-sent    to'- the* Hall; Mines
smelter.     Within    the .past   two
weeks several -new locations have
been'made and; development will
•probably',be   started   upon'them
.shortly.,. The iron ore from Kamloops, where all .the" ore -was formerly obtained by the  smelters bf
southern British Columbia/ is now
in little demand and doubtless the
shipments   from   there   will" soon
cease entirely.    This marks a new
era in this district, as in all probability    before    mauy    years   this
industry   will' develop   into large
proportions/. Roller mills may be
established and the iron industry
will flourish.   The vicinity of Slocan Junction has  every' facility to
make this undertaking a great one.
Wages Were- Paid.■_
The money to pay off the men
whewere employed at the-Molly
Gibson mine before operations were
suspended has been advanced by
the directors in the east, and on
Saturday each man received - a
check for. the full amount. . Arrangements are being made to resume work at an early date. In
discussing the affairs' of the company one of- its officers informed
Tub Tribune that $75,000 has been
raised in the East to further develop the mine and build a smelter.
No more ore will be shipped, however, under the present conditions,
as the advanced smelter rates has
convinced the company that it will
be more profitable to concentrate
their class of ore.
The Chapleau.
The only tiling new that has developed concerning the shut-down
of the Chapleau mine on Lemon
creek, situated in the centre of the
Kilo group, which is owned by the
Warner-Miller syndicate, is that
the two companies have amalgamated and that work will be resumed with greater activity at an
early date. This is merely a revival of an old rumor and may be
taken for what it is worth.
Russian-Chinese Railway.
St. Petersburg-, February 17.—
It is reported from - Nagasaki that
an agreement has been concluded
between China and the Russo-
Chinese bank-for the construction
of a railway from lake Baikal,
Siberia, to Port Arthur. The bank
in return for constructing the line,
gets the right to work it for thirty
years. The same informant asserts
also that a. line - is projected from
Kiakhta to Pekin.
That   "every    man   or   -woman
should have'a hobby'.' is a gdodVold
saying, but that  "every v'maniror
woman should have a hobby *that
pays" is better.   The .dog is/and/it
is safe to predict always ^svill be,HHe
most popular pet of man; and'there
is; consequently;- -always "-a ready-
market for a good dog of any breed.
A   really   first-class   animal,* of  a
fashionable   breed   will   command
practically ariy< price his owner sets
upon him.   A man in the suburbs
of New York last year cleared over'
$1000 from' of his puppies,
the produce of, his-two female dogs.
Thisu,was,the result of successful
mating, as neither of his" bulldogs
had ever won on the 'show bench.'
! For several years another man
living near New York-has regularly
made $750 a year from a small but
! fairly select stud - of Irish terriers;
and with a good kennel' of fox terriers a Chicago man'has made over
$10,000   in   the   past "few-   years.'
Dogs, then", maybe said to be pets
that   pay.     Dogs "are judged   by
a firmly' laid   down standard for
each breed, and  a certain -number
of marks are given for each point
the dog "possesses; if his ears are
"right; for instance,* full marks* are
given- for; that ■'point,' and" so   on
through all the points of his breed.
A printed set of the 'p°m*ts of any
breed is easily obtainable, *as also is
a colored-plate of an ideal dog possessing >all.the standard*points, and
a short study of' these will* soon
enable the novice to -know a good
dog -jvhen "hev sees i it, and a few,
visits to a show where good dogs of
'hi? selected-breed are- beingY'exhibited will soon put him in'possession"
of all the" knowledge requisite,, for
making his hobby profitable. . •'
J The best paying dpgs to~keep are
the fox-terrier, collie^.Welsh* terrier,
and  bulldog; ,as'" they -■ are, always
readily sold; bub almost any' breed,
judiciously-managed, will pay.'- '--
/ Hens   will  pay as hobbie3, but
ducks, geese'andi turkeys twill < not.
The same' remarks apply to >hens as
to dogs;.a colored plate showing the
.color and markings of each breed is obtained <,f coin the office of-
'any'of the-poultry,papers, and" by'
careful, selection good results are
quickly and easily obtained.    The
profit from good-hens is easily un-
derstood'when it is known that for
a dozen  eggs. from a prize hen for
setting purposes. $8 is   the" usual
* The eggs _ from '"smaller' winners
command $2 a dozen; Leghorns,
both white and brown, are the most
easily obtained, as they are perhaps
in .the best state of -culture of any
of oiir.fowls today, but competition
in this breed is -very keen. ' Goo'd
birds of any breed will1; pay, Kow-
'ever, but the Silver Wyandotte* is
perhaps the best to keep, as it is an
all-round. bird, good alike for laying and table purposes;- one woman
in New .England last. year made
After Siock=Takihg
I have still a larger stock onT,ihand than I wish tp carry, therefore I
will offer a discount of 10 per cent on the price of every article.
AIL the articles are new and neat, and this sweeping discount
;   makes it worth your while to help me get !rid of them..   v
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Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES
Desirable Business and Residence Lots
in (Bogustown) Fairview Addition."
Office on Baker Street, west 0/ Stanley Street
  NELSON.  .
General Broker   .
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5       ', FIRE,  LIFE-'AND ' -   _.   '
/; Money to loan at 8% or on tho installment plan.
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Price and terms on ap-
The Haywood place,
plication. *V
3 fifty foot lots on Robson street
1800 00
600 00
2 twenty flveioot lots, ObservatorySt
A 25-foot lot oppoaltei the Phair Hotel, &'? "-  >
bargain r ... ...     .050 00
Several other good buys are* on my list.4
\5 ^        For-Rent. y      - -
7 Room House,1 Carbonate Street ';.Y-.*f30.00»
6 Room House. Mill Street 25.00
A Ground-Floor Office   25.00
4RoomCottage    .% -  12 50,
The Hay ward place.   Cabins for rent.      a - '
Seo my, list of Real Estate.
$150 from her' Wyandottes, and
many women derive incomes of
from $150 to $300 from hens on
small farms near large cities.
Now that < cats are becoming so
fashionable, they can be made very
profitable as a'hobby. 'A hundred
dollars for a cat seems a big.price,
but it is small in comparison to
what is asked' for a winner at the
1 cat show.
Front.Doors „
: Inside Doors
Screen Doors
Inside Finish
looal and ooast..        ,       1
T   Flooring
r    local and ooasn.
Newel Posts
Stair RailJ
"Shingles -
Rough and -
Dressed Lumber
 t of all kinds.    '	
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ulation of the several incorporated'cities, will be known a short
'time_- afterwards.   The', Tribune?" publishes,, Daily' and -Weekly
editions at the following rates of" subscription by mail:' -"Weekly,   '
one year $2;-.Daily, six months, $2.50; one year; $5.   The/ Dailyt.v
is delivered.ih.Nelson--by carrier*? at Ithe following 5rates:vTliree %
months, $2.50; six months, $5; one/-yeaiy$10. . A large numberCr
of subscribers'are'in arrears, and a large number of subscriptions  ■>-
are.about to expire, besides a large number of-people in Kootenay/*
and Yale are about to renew subscriptions for newspapers for the--1
year.. In-order to make it an object\for '"all^theses-people,'to pat--;,.!
ionize THEvTRiBUNE,-the following sums are offered as prizes,'on
the following conditions:-  .-1 ," ;,, " ,        **
Nelson> -...- $,60 :
Rossland .-. ........'.-; 25^
Canada- 7 ".._... $100
British^Columbia,.    .25
Northwest Territories ..    25,
Manitoba.....'.....!...    25.
'Ontario'-...-._. rr r? \- ,25'
-Quebec'..1.  > 25;
/ New Brunswick —'.... - 25
Nova Scotia     25
Grand Foi;ks
fjen-ieiriber the new staqd   at Corner of Ward
and Baker Streets.
Canada Drag & Book Co.
Rossland, B, C, November 9th, 1900.
To F. B. Salisbury :
Notice is horeby glvon that I, William Griffiths,
Intend to claim tne iplereeta in tbo following
named mineral claims formerly held by F. B.
Salisbury, on whioh he has neglected to pay his
share of tne expenses" of the annual assessment
-work.   To wit:
A one-half (J) interest in the "Bunker. Hill"
mineral claim.,   ,. '•' '.'
Aone half (i) interestin the "Sullivan" mineral
A one-half (J) Interestin the "Fidelity" mlnera.
All the adjoining claims, ituatedon tho west
fork of the north fork of Salmon river, in the
Nelson Mining Division, *
This.aotlon la taken under Section 11 of Chap-
tor 45, of the statutes of 1899 and amendments of
1900.'    . WILLIAM. B. TOWN8ESND*, .-
f Agent for William eriffltto,
J. A. Sayward
Porto Rico Lumber Go.
Rough and
A-1 White .Pine Lun^ec- Always in
We carry a complete Btock of
Gcaat Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Saah and Doors.
Special order work will receive
prompt attention.
Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.
The Cabinet Cigar Store
G. B. MATTHEW, Proprietor.
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-A ",   NELSON, B.C.
_   M.—Meets In miners' union,rooms,- north'
east oorner Victoria and Kootenarstreets, every' ";
Satnrday.evenlnK at 8 o'clock.'Visiting mem -"?
bers weloomo. <M. R.'Mowatt, President. Jame^ <fl
.Wilkes, 'rSooretarr.~-.UNioNt'SoAi_i: o» Wages-,
.fob Nelson* District—Per-shift,   machine- >.
men, $3,50: hammorsinon miners, $3.25; muckers,"jjj*
carmen, ahorelers and other underground labor-  ; -
ers, $300.    • - . .       •■, I ■
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r a., lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor "v
-.Council will be held In the miners' union hall,
'C. P. R. building,' corner Baker and 8tanler
stiects, on the first and' third Thursday„of each, . ,t „
month, al 7:30 p.m.   C. J. Clayton.tPi-x^denk^-wV! Z-SW*
A.TYCurle. Secretory.  ,'      -  „~ vy     •'" y. *. :^.'*JS^
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aonth, at 7:30 p, m.   C.
_.. T. Curie, Secretory.
rpHB regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union *- J- ..-, yfV
,4-*.^ aro -.held, on *- Wednesday, evening of eachij '^ £M& o'clock. In the Miners' Unionhall cor $- lr ^TPsf.
nor-Victoria-and Kootenay streets'. Cha;lcs *" "
Clayton, Prerident.  John MeLeod, Secretary.-**..y  ^„ --.s^
ARBKRS'UNION.-Nelson Union,No". 196.-of*&*,. S^
_theInternationalJonrneymen.Barbers On- . ,.Y
ay evening
at7:90p.m. sharp. Visltins members of tne Amcrl-"
can   Federation   cordially invltedvto attend. tv  V.-,;.^
A.   J. Curio,^President   'John ^Roberts,-, re- • >>",V'«
cording secretary.'     , -^ c-- *-rrf^   j."- "^    -»   -■    f -'■>■ ■«->«
meeting of the *» Painters' rUn!0n'_ia > held <
. the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall-rat 7:30 sharp. \J;'H. Millward,
Presidentj'WlUJ.'Hatch, 8ecretarr.J'^'^i' ~i';
V'v- -
Post Office.: .'	
Province ./.	
Amount enclosed $	
Subscription to —   Edition of-The Tribune
Estimate as to population of
British Columbia   	
North-West Territories	
^Manitoba '.'.    ~.~.	
New   Brunswick	
Nova   Soctia ;	
City of Nelson —	
City of Rossland	
City   of  Kaslo .'    	
City of Sandon.'.	
City of Revelstoke '•	
City of Grand Forks   	
City of Phoenix •	
City of Greenwood —	
This offer holds good until the 1st of April, 1901.
'    AND
The well-known Newdale Creamery Butter
In all Blzed packagcsituid 1-pound bricks-
September Selected Ontario Cheese
Choice Matured Canadian;Stilton Cheese
Fresh Bogustown Ranch Eggs.
Sole Agents for Regal. Brand Tea, Coffee, and- Spices
Morrison & Caldwell, Baker Street, Nelson
, and Stanley streets, -fisting "brethren cordially
invited. ,-Chns Lnft, president; H. ..Sniolser, fln-
, ancial and lecording seoretary. "■£ ' ■
r-r y_.f.
X o'clock.'   J.   D. ,Mw«r,   oresident; William
Vice, secretary, P. O. Box 016.
Meets seoopd Wednesday ln eaoh month.
Sojourning brethren invitod.--    - '
> 36, Knlghte ot Pythias, meets ln I. O. O. F.
Hall, corner J     	
Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock. jVlBltlnK I-nlpiif*) •
oordlally Invited to attend. H. M. -Vincent C. C. •
A. T. Park, K. of R. & 8. . '
Hold their regular meetings on the first and
third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir
Knights aro cordially invited to attend u. A..
-Brown, R.K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; R. J. Stool,
JD._S._C.-   _ ._    _
NELSON la. O.!_, No. 1693, meets ln L O. O. F.
Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay Btreota, .
lsti and 8rd Friday of each month.; vi_|ti_g
brethern oordlally Invited.   *W. W. Bradley. 1*
<M,A. Minty, Reoording-Sooretary. /
To Gko. H. Lamhkks, J. R. Chansok, or to
any person oi portions to whom he may havo
transferred his interost in the Harvoy Joy
,    mineral claim, at Morning Mountain, Nelson
-     Mining Division.
You aio horeby notified that I have expended
.One Hundred Dollars ln labor and lmnrovenionu
upon Iho above inontloncd mineral claim, in
order to hold said mineral claim under tho
, provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within
hiDot_> days from tho date of this notice you fail
or reruno to contribute your proportion of such
expenditure together with all costs of advert ls-
ing, your Interestin said claim will become the
proporty of tho subscriber, undor section four of
an Act entitled "An Act to Amend tho Mln oral
Act, 1900."                             SILAS H. CROSS.
Datod this 12th day of Decembor. 1900.	
To T. A. SrK\KN60.N,or to any person or persons to whom lio nmv have transferred hU
interest in tho LUa mineral claim, at Morn
ing Mountain. Nolson Mining Division:
You aro heroby notified that 1 have expended
the sum of Ono Hundred and Fift> Seven Dollnis
in labor and improvements   upon   tho nbovo
mentioned mineral claim, in order to hold stud
mineral claim  under tho   provisions   of   tho
Minoral Act, and if within ninoty days from tlm
dato of this notice j ou fail or rofuso to com ributo
jour proportion of such expenditure, togclhnr
with all costs of advertising, jour intorest in «ud
claim will become tho proporty of tho subscriber,
undui section four of an Act entitled "An Act to
Amend the Mineral Act, 1900." 	
Dated this 12th day of February, 1901.	
Notice of Application to Transfer a
Notice is horeby given that I intend U> apply at
tho noxt sitting of tho Board of License Commissioners of the City of Nelsons for permission .
to transfer iriy retail liquor license for the premises situato on tho south end of Lot 1, Block n, in
the City of Nelson_audknown as the Manhattan
saloon, to Charles H. Ink and Slegel Boyd. U
Dated at Nolson, B.C., this 15th day of-'Febru'
"-     1901 :'-'"*''    '    '-'^'"'""''      .'-'T-'T   ",     .''■-,T'\ **
Vitness: AkthurK..Vauohan.Y
ary. 1901.
Mrs. D. B. Murray, graduate in vocal and instrumental music. Is now prepared to- receive
pupils for instruction In voice culture, Italian
method, atao piano and organ.
For terms and further particulars apply room
fi, A. MondomUd building, comer Josephine and
verr-oi atKMb, U" Atnw, _."»-Cr»a___S___M.*l'nsIMwm.nwrtw-wi. .-w^/t^.yrq-,,,^.,) Wa--.-(_^jj««-ViWfrj^iiT J
We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'
Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled
and our prices are  reasonable."- r===r~- - ■ "
We are British Columbia A lents for        _****■
Some Merchants
Advertise because they have a lot
of old cheap goods to push off at
reduced' rates, but
We  Advertise
ting   in
New Goods
we  are continually get-
large  consignments   of
And we want you to known it.
The New
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I' ;;r" ■
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i' ?'r
1   S'-~
"NO. JC1.      .
* Porlwomen are tooYwell-known -to
need much .-"comment. They are",
without, doubt, the best of all      *    ,
-r   $3.50,; $4j and $4.50 Shoes.
r1t    {'iX.-l- W a* -j   '» {
We  refer our readers who ques-
•^ tion .their, quality   to friends who
have worn them.   .
Baker  Street,  Nelson
! Vs
1*4   -f.
:..    ",;   No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C.
Oold, Silver-Lead and Copper -lines wanted at tbe Exchange.   -
i        * Free-Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.
/•-""Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send samples of their ore to the
'Eschange for exhibition we desire to hear from all prospectors who have promising mineral |
claims iu British Columbia. '
Prospectors and mining men aro requested to -make tho Exchange their headquarters when
in Nelson.
All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid.   Correspondence solicited.
Address nil communications to
Telephone 104 ' ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,
P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.
mnmmiii i*rni*mnic
The Nelson Clothing House
.. Great Slaughter Sale
10 TO 25°
In order to make room for Spring Goods, I have decided to noil for tho noxt thlrly days all
unodq in stock at wcfttly reduced prices. All heavy goods away down, cost not considered, and in
SSStaw, aShW^furnishings, HatS and Caps, and Boots and .Shoos 1 wiil give from 10 to 25 nor cent
disconnt and nil Rubber Goods at cost. Now is tho chance te partake of tho best bargains ever
offered in tho Kootenays. My Htook is all new and up-to-date and the sale i genuine, so now avail
•yourself of the best opportunity to got goo'i goods at less than wholesalo prices. Remember this is
ior only 30 days. ________■___■______•__
J.  A.   OIL,KBR,  Proprietor.
>  r
. a.
I .   -
from 75c to $3.50.
For the balance of this month we are offering special reductions in
-Carvers, Ladies Companions and Nickle-Plated Copper Ware.
Lawrence Hardware Co.
of Landscapes and other scenes, Free with every purchase
of two packages of Cream of Wheat, the Breakfast Dainty.
Houston Block.
Telephone 181.
P. O. Box 176.
Rev. H. S. .Akehurst, rector of St.
Saviour's, chm.cli,  has arranged a
series of interestin); services to beheld during Lent season.
The lucky number in The Palm's
drawing contest is 184. The holder,
of this number is therefore entitled
to the saddle-pony offered as a
prize. •" L**' ''
Annie Howard of Kitchener, who.
is confined in the provincial jail for
keeping a disorderly ^ house, and
who was badly cut in several places
witli a knife by her husband, had
-to have her hand and arm operated
upon yesterday afternoon. The
operations were performed by Drs.
LaBau and Symons.
The annual meeting of the subscribers of the Public Library w i 1
be held iu St. Saviour's Sunday
school at 8 o'clock on Wednesday
evening. The principal business
before the meeting will be the election, of directors for the coming
year. On the 28th instant the officers will give an entertainment and
in addition to a good musical program W. H. "Dowsing of Spokane
will give "An Hour in Wonderland."
Lieutenant G. S. Beer received information from Ottawa yesterday
that the number of men taken from
British Columbia for Baden-Powell's
constabulary could not exceed 200.
This number can easily be obtained
as more than that have already
sent in applications. This will probably shut out those" in'the Boundary country who have made application. Just how>many 'would be
taken from Nelson the message did
not say, but Mr. Beer expects to
receive further details in a few
days."        -__	
Nelson Hockey Team at Home. *; .
The Nelson' hockey teanrreturned
from Rossland" last evening * and
brought with them the $100 silver
;cup trophy, donated by the citizens
ot Rossland, and also brought the
championship of British Columbia.
The "game-which gave them the
championship, was that against
Rossland on Saturday night. They
played Phoenix on Friday night
and won by 4 goals to 27' Rossland
played Revelstoke on Thursday and
the ' former won by 0 goals to 1.
When,'the game- was called on
Saturdays night -'the   "rink   "was1
y crowded with spectators.^ It was
thought' that Rossland was sure of
winning, as ' they' seemed to 'have
the habit of carrying off the cup on
all occasions. Perhaps this was the
reason of tlie defeat. * Nelson had
two superb players in J..Thompson
jind B. Archibald, but there ■ were
equally good men on-the Rossland
The only goal won by Rossland
was done by a hit from the back of
the ice by O'Brien, and this .:was
more than offset by two similar
goals scored by the Nelson point,
B. Archibald. The line-up was as
tion the cup was won by Nelson.
Richardson!s and Tamblyn's rinks
play off here to • see who wins it.
C. Archibald won, the cup for scoring the highest number of points—,
24. There were seven prizes given,
three of them going to Rossland.
All the trophies are on exhibition
in the window. of Neelands' shoe
store. ._',.' -. -..-;    ....  ..   . .
. 0. P. B. Officials Here.
A number of C. P. R. officials arrived in Nelson last evening. They
are general superintendent Marpole
of the Pacific division, assistant
general freight agent F. .y. Peters,
formerly of this'city, now of Vancouver; master mechanic F. E.
Hobbs of Revelstoke, and general
storekeeper R. E. Bowman of Vancouver.5 A. F. Armistead, ■'Mr. Mar-
pole's private secretary, ' accompanied the party. They are stopping at the Phair. Mr. Marpole is
on a trip of inspection through the
Kootfcnaysy V>!
In speaking bf the freight traffic
at the Cqastf .Mr. Peters saicT that
the northern "trade was rather quiet
at present but'rthat better trade
was expected in a month or so.' He
said that'the' Oriental trade was
excellent.' Since the company have
bought out the C. P. N. boats the
wholesale merchants of Vancouver
and other points on the Coast are
watching the action of the C. P/R.
with a great deal of interest. The
merchants, wish good accommodation and/a good service and Mr.
Peters declares that that was'what'
they were going to give. Mr. Peters
is here on private business.
Will Enforce Bylaw Now.
The fire.limits bylaw is hereafter
to be,. strictly' enforced., During
the past buildings were erected
without respect to certain provisions -of the* bylaw. Fire chief
Thompson was busy on Saturday
in inspecting' _the buildings," and
notifying -. the owners, that, the'
changes would have to'be made.
After his inspection Mr. Thompson
stated he'.found many.chimngys
would .-have/.to be rebuilt. Any
parties ,who-,build hereafter,, must
first rfile*;a .plan of the structure
witE'the §ity*' engineer. The .question of tearing-down the shacks oii
various streetsfChd lanes throughout
the city has, been discussed- by^the*
fire wardens,,'and it .w;as 'decided'
that they jtvbuld be _lef t standing
until May*. 1, .when all.--would _h~ave
to be removed, i &if"*'r~s1 .   *      '
_E=C.   BTSBS   <fe   OO.
Sole Agents for tf]e Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters     )j
.TELEPHONE 2T Storo, Corner Baker and Josephlno SUeet
than are at the present shipyards
will be put in.
A large force of men are engaged
in repairing the bridges between
Nelson and Slocan Junction on the
C P. R. line. _   *
Health'of Sweden's; Queen.
- Stockholm, February "17.—The
condition of queen Sophia is so
much improved that it is now believed she will no longer be confined to her bed.' ■%
Nelaon. Position Rossland.
Noelands Goal    '. McCreary
Archibald. -.  -PolntT7-r= —.—Warren-
Crough    Covor- O'Brien
Naso.. Center McLennan
Wotmoro Itovor    ±.   Carmichael
Perrier Right. _, Karris
Thompson Left Thompson
The game started against Rossland from the very first. Individual players like Newlands and Harris and McLennan, especially the
latter two, would time and again
bring the puck well down the ice
only to be foiled by the watchful
attention of the points and by the
manner in which the forwards
would get back in front of the attacked goal.' The puck would almost inevitably be carried back by
the Nelson forwards and bring the
goal of the home team into jeopardy.
At the end of the first half Rossland had one goal and Nelson four.
Daring the second half. Nelson had
much''-the best of the game, and
scored four goals, while Rossland
did not score at all. When the
game-closed the score stood eight'
goals'to one, in favor of the Nelson
boys.' The Nelson and Sandon
spectators were so enthusiastic that
they pushed on to the ice at the
close of the game and carried the
Nelson*'boys from the rink on their
shoulders. When the wild shouting
and cheering for Nelson was over,
mayor Lalonde presented the cup
to the Nelson team with appropriate remarks.   	
The Curlers.
The curlers also returned home
and were successful in securing four
of the trophies. Rae's rink won the
Hudson's Bay trophy and1 also the
Oliver cup, which two prizes were
second to the Grand Challenge.
Rae's rink was also in the Grand
Challenge contest and played down
to the last, when they lost by only
two points against the Rossland.
team.-  In the All Colbert' competi-,
Nelson' ft a Fort Sheppard' Blocked.
Owing to heavy, ice and snow
which formed on.the track of the
Nelson & Fort <Sheppard between
Summit and Ymir there has been
no passenger train over that line
since Friday night. It is not known
whether there >'t will be> a train
through this evening 'or not. For
the past few days there has been a
heavy thaw in' thatsection, and on
Saturday it turned suddenly, cold,
causing heavy-ice,to form. It is
said that a small'landslide also occurred. The passengers and mail
-are being-brought to-and-f roni-Nel-
son via Rossland. * The road will be
cleared as early as possible.
The New Tug.
The electric",light "plant of-the
new C. P. B?7 tug' which was1
launched a week ago was put in by
the Kootenay' Electric Supply &
Construction Company and the
work was completed on Saturday.
A few details are . yet to complete
and then the boat will be ready for
service. The wo-k will not be done
until the return of J. H. Bulger,
who was superintending its construction, and who is at present at
Vancouver conducting the launching of the steamer Dawson. , He is
expected home *ih a 'day or two.
When the tug is completed it will
be put into active" service, that is,
if the present heavy freight traffic
New-Freight Rates.
The freight rates on general
merchandise being shipped from
Nelson to Sandon have been considerably decreased and the new
schedule went into force on Saturday. The rates are now equal to
those from Kaslo to Sandon. This
puts the Nelson wholesale firms on
'an even basis with those'~of Kaslo
andshonld be the'meaus of enlarging the wholesale shipments of Nelson to that district. The rates per
100 pounds of,-the ten classes of
meichandise as they now stand are.
as follows : 50, 45, 40, 33, 26, 24,20.'
19, 24 and 10 cents.
Arrangements will be made in a
few days for moving the shipyards,
situated about one mile west of the
city,, to a point on the lake front
back of Honeyman's foundry,
ter ways and other improvements 1
D. J. Marino of New^ Denver is
registered at the Tremont.
Edmund Lynch of _Rossland is
registered at the Queen's.
' Thomas Kane, a mining man from
Erie arrived in the city yeBterday.
J.  G.  Watson," representing the
Calgary sandstone works, is in the cityifor a few
da> s. j *kftt
J. E. Mitchell, formerly foreman
at the Chapleau mine, leavos for Toronto this
morning. ' _, '
C.  W. McAnn  of  Kaslo,   A. C.
Beach of Montreal, and R. J. Kirkwood of .Rossland are registei ed at the Hume.   _
. E. J. Coyle of Vancouver, assistant general passenger agent of the Paciflo
division of the C. P. K:, loft for the coast Saturday ovoning. ~      _.     v,
i Mrs. G. F. Beer, stenographer at
tlie resident engineer's office of the Canadian
Pacific railway, leaves for her home at Red Deer,
Alberta, this morning* -  .
" J. F. .^Thompson oft Victoria, the
provincial government inspector, of hoilora and
vessels, arrived in the city last 'evening and is
stopping at the Phair.--     '   ^   '     <•   -
* F. P.  McKeeof New York,-,city
fassenger agent in that city of the C. P. R', passed
brongh Nelson yesterday en route home after
making a top to the coast*.   •'■>      '/• ~        •  ~  '
* Cellar to RentyApply The Royal
Bank of Canada.        ■"    -   v    .a .     _        *
Go to the Old Curiosity Shop if
you want to buy or sell anything.,      ."     ■. ~
1 \Cash paid for scrap ifon, brass
and coppor.  Nelson Iron Vforks. 'J .
,- „To let—Furnished,rooms in''Cat-,
ney block.   Reasonable rates.'   . -   -",'
■-. _Ha<&   calls left * atf'^Ehe   Pacific
Transfer barn on Vernon"-street.' Telephone
©all35. -      - '-_       > '.- :,■
For Rent.—Two "fine offices centrally located. Apply to A.H. Buchanan, Bank
of Montreal.  -      ' • --   '
Two large,-, well-furnished rooms
to let. 1 and 5 Macdonald blook, corner Josephine and Vernon. ,   ^,
Rooms and breakfast   if. desired
at 324 Josephine street, four doors abovo Silica
-street.   Mrs. Blarioy.    •<**    •   --
For   Sale.—Good   fish    business.
Large hotol trade. ~ Apply corner _of Josephine
and Silica stroets.       •■    , -
Japan. Tea of 'all kinds to suit
jour taste. Sun Cnrpd,*" Sp<der Leg, Pan Fired
in bulk or packages,   Kootenay Coffee Co.| ,
Milk businessfor sale—The only
dairy in Fernie, 20 cows. - Will be sold at a bargain.   Apply D. J. Whitney, Fernie, B. C.
Wanted—A few first-class stone->
masons and stonecutters on the Robson bridge.
Union wages paid. Apply at tho work. John
Gunn. = _ __ =
Perhaps you did not know,
but we want you to learn
now and remember that
we make a feature of
cheese of all kinds.
Maclaren's Imperial In all Sizes.
MacLaren's Roquefort.
Imported Swiss.
Also the Finest Canadian Cream.
The Leading Grocers.
Telephone IO K-W-C Baker Street
~    \ ; WHICH HAS JUST" ARRIVED. "-'* -.
Corset Covers from 20c to $1.00*
Ladies Nightgowns at 75c,' $1.00, $1.25 and $2.00
Ladles White Skirts from'75c to'$2.00
To Let.yiipoms for light housekeeping; convenient location; bath, hot water,
eto. For further information address K. E., box
187, city.
For fresh candies, fruits, nuts, &c,
olgars and tobaccos of the best brands, call at the
Bon Ton Confectionery, Baker Btreet, Miss A.
L, Klinkwltz,
, That fine blend of Ceylon Tea we
aro selling ai thirty cents'1 per pound Is giving
tlie best of satisfaction to our many customers.
Kootenay Coffoo Co., —
Eight-roomed house, partly furnished, to rent ln'tlio Hume Addition, either to
one or f wo families. Apply Mrs. Hartwig.Huiue
Addittbn. - /
To Let—House on corner of Victoria and Cedar streets. Six rooms, bathroom
und modern conveniences;-* Rent $25, Apply to
A. E. Coxheod, noxt door on Cedar streot.
For rent—On March 1st, house on
corner of Front and Park streets. Flvo rooms,
bath room, oto. ReHit, iAcIudlng water, 325. Apply to IC Kllby, noxt door to McBride'a stables.
We   have   Indian,   Ceylon- and
China ToaH in great-variety, choicest quality.
We make a specialty of blending teas and sell
them in any quantity at lowest rates. Kootonay
Coffee Co.
For Sale—Moving picture machine
nnd stcreoptlcon combined. Films eighty Boer
-war slides. Kvory tiling complete. Never been
used. Great bargain. Apply "Picture" Tribune
$100,000.     I want a gold mine
netting 9100,000 annually, Free milling gold properties wanted. Send price, terms, lull report,
otc. to Andrew F. Rosenberger, Room i, ____-yV-C
Block, Nolson.   Telephone 104
Miss Von Der Werth—Clairvoyant, palmist and card reading. Gives advice
on commercial business and mining; reunites
unhappy lovers and broken-up families. Room
1, oyer Thomson Stationery Company.  .
House for rent—Newly furnished;
good plumbing; convenient location. Snaps for
beginners. .An opportunity to apply part of
rent to purchase of furniture. Apply on premises to Mrs. Sanderson, Carbonate street near
Josephlno, or H. R. Cameron.
For Sale-rl20 acres of first-class
-agricultural and" garden land, 12 mlle9 from Nolson on Kootonay Take.   WlUseU in 10, 20 or 40
aero tracts.   Price and terms reasonable. - Apply -
or address A.-F. Rosenberger, room 4, K-W-C
Block..Nel9on.. ~	
J175 Haro Street, Vancouver.
Boarding and Day School for Girls. Will re-
n , open January *[5th. Terms moderate. For term I
iJet- J and prospectus apply to .._. _
*__DAM0ISELLE KEEN, Principal.
, -Ladies* Flannelette Nightgowns*.regular 75c for, 50c
Ladies Flannelette,Nightgowns regular $1iOO for-70c.^-
Ladies Flannelette Nigntgowns regular $1.75 for $1.25
Misses and Childrens Drawers, to clear at 25c. < -
A few Wrappers, to clear at $1.00 -
Black Satin Shirt Waists, to clear, at $1.00'
Black and Colored Mercerized Shirt Waists, worth $2, for $1.25
A special drive in "Boys Wool Hose.   We have too   many of
these and as long as they last will sell at these prices:
-     Heavy Ribbed Wool Hose, 46c line at 25c
.   Heavy Ribbed Wool Hose, 50c line at 35c " '
Heavy Ribbed Wool Hose, 65c line at 45c~
We are  daily, opening" new Spring Goods which _we
-  at remarkably low prices, to suit the times.
will sell
y ' -
Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats and. Caps.
The Gait Coal office has been
removed to the Ward building, on Baker street—two
doors west C.^ P. R. offices.
A full supply of Gait Coal
now on hand.
Telephone No. 205   . General Agent.
O. W. West & Oo.
-Anthracite '. 810.7S
Crow's Nest    fi.15
Blairmoro ...: *     0.75
■*-    DBL-VaB-BID
No order can be accepted unless acoompanlod
by cadi. 	
Ofllce:  Corner of Hall
and Baker Streets.
Victoria Street.
Decorators arid v "
Paper Hangers.
Surpassing ,
Display in
Fall Suiting's
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
Noelands' Building, Baker 8treeb.
 FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.	
1   ■
Large stock of high-class imported
Ity ot th
fashion in coats.
_ar» „         ....
specialty of the square   shoulder—tne
Dr. Morrison, Dentist, has removed to his
uew.'offlces in tho K-W-C Mock.'
Improved Incandescent
Mirror - Globe Lamps
Now in Stock. They
Improve Electric Light
Fifty   per   cent.   ,'
Nelson, B. O.


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