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 <*v -  a _:% ���  *�� ���   w *��  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL:  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  �����"*-**������ *-���* *��� *,*+_-.  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAILJjJ ":���  .TWO DOLLARS A YEAR**'II   i  y?  -f  NINTH YEAE.  THE.TEIBUNE: NELSON B. C. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1901  FAVOBABLE  TOMBBITAIN  War News,-However, Still  _v Remains Meager.  c-  FORD'S WEEKLY CABLEGRAMS  STRATHCONAS SAILED FBOM LIV-  ��~     ERPOOtf YESTERDAY.  Tact and Diplomacy of King. Edward���  , . Arguments in Commons Are '''  Getting YTiresome.y  AV  x ;:-Ne^;jTOTk;|TnbnnO iffbrnirig  if: j^mtfeMe ;i^  .flsiw^  g* War newsIremftinsYmeagrie^ buiH&e  -Y general itrend is-fayorable tbBritish  YyarmsyjB^j^sY;main  gre^rt^^^  [7 closely spres&ediby^Frencli^  .y..:r. i.~-',..^\.���:~'-^ry-s^T''~'>~!^*Ki-"?i.:*%.-.-!-*--.* ;.;.,(*���-,:>'���:.,,���-.���',��� ������     -  *^-;-.  Y tempting to double back into Natal-  fe'-***t-Hsn**.*i'*.\iV'-'*^^^^  .;-.. or subdividing into bands- of- guer-.  .: rillas and. slippingY back '���'��� westward  '���v. between the British columns. .This  fEBoerjforce ;can?hardly.f* exceed^ fours  fe+W*A".-^ Si'iS.! ^ii-i-ll iliitl-j l jM J i.=KH-y-irfs" it i" ��fe-if  mony  corresponded  closely ������ with  the reception of tlie city corporation and the London county council.  A guard of honor was mounted outside the palace, and a military band  was in the court yard.  -  The Yeomen of the Guards, who  are   indispensable at .every court  function, were in attendance with  tijieir quaint and picturesque' uni-  throne room, was re-  fjjlelegations, ��� which  J!gea,neellars and*  other func��!@SS^^pf the*universities appeared ur~fheir academic,  robes and the fellows" and officials!  of   the i royal' society   were" well  represented. -> The" declarations of  these  delegations * were -received  with stately dignity and the king's'  reply was his own in phrasing and  manner.     All r ceremonies of'this  kind are well managed by the king.  He excludes supercilious functionaries and conveys the functions into a 'special'audience and in'nearly  eyerjr instance confers decorations,  yaind* ^aM^hpii^y  ':happilj^sei^sall tne conditional  "'complimented  isbb'we^^^  ���vpje*^  (accounts g of Juthose? "f unctipnsirY&The=  *cb^tionici&  See^^��i&pOT^  ; sta*^y^8ii^s|citf g^igniri^liBilr^^yl  ^a^vbMyntotiirigj^  iprompt^^  Y YjThree; f unctionariestaifc jbhe^ppenS  ingY<^the|^ign;j;:[^^  their:/inherited^cerembniairrights;  George Ritchie has justified his  official promotion by. debating  power. Mr. George Wyndham's  brilliancy is obscured by an environment with which he is not in touch.  Mr. Balfour seems more indolent  than ever,: and Mr. Lloyd George'  and sir Robert Reid were indiscreet  and impracticable.' Elections for  London 'council which will be held'  Saturday are more important than  any previous local contest/' The'  Conservatives are making- a directi  party fight' without any "'pretense  of; non partisanship,in local affairs,  and are contesting a hundred seats  with exceptional vigor.  i -'     ��� ,i  .. ~t ��������� ._   -  ;   - Halfbreeds for,the Transvaal.  Ottawa, February 24.���Captain  "Gat" Howard, who now commands  a scout corps of 150 'Canadians in  Africa, writes to a friend here saying he may come back in July and  recruit a regiment of halfbreeds for  service in the Transvaal.   *  THE TERMS COMPLIED WITH  CHINA  HAS  AS  MADE REPARATION  DEMANDED.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  Two of the,Ee2dez��sYWill Be Publicly  Executed^ Peking-All Settled*  . jrExceft Indemnities.1'*' ^    ,  -  --.-���     *~ - >. )  -. ��� �� / f  managed to get hold of a life' preserver which assisted him to raise  to the surface. Being an expert  swimmer he managed to keep afloat  until picked .up by an Italian, fishing boat. Holland has relatives residing in New York.  take some action toward protection  of their interests. The leader of  the  ,   FebWaryj24f���^he  full  lie imperial .edict regarding  ___ X~      s'~f't , -  Pekin,  text of/the  punishments was sent' last~evening  "to the ministers of Ythe powers. ' It*  is identical with' the unofficial re-  ITSBPOLlCirasaUHKMOWNi  GOVERNMENT   RETICENT A8  TO  ras*  ^:j^riWy|j^^ie^affi(^  i-i-oextr^mlkes^Th^Br^  |5lug.thOTpugh|wqrk-:<rf-the^m^ign��  ijifetlwf^ternlTra^vaiy  *; all horses and-cattle and icorrallmgi  ^atjvstrongly^garrisoned^ppsteifethef  |;:B*^i^if^biti^s^  ���:��;arej;emp��i^ijn^^  Ifg^mlla-^iwffi^Tliyeli^  |f same ��� p^i^b^i|^^^^miui^r^*|  J|^ithm;itiie^i^^  y^gs-^wSfof^he^  *rcol*fmyK;iv^'II^Sl^  ���?ft*^e'^et*��^aid  s?:;has ^l^uylagfail u rev W$$ ^Hortzpgr^  ^Fo^e;#a^SIo^e%  |:,havekbe^  |i tr icts)s out hwarii ^a.re[jnoy in^gjQor th^-j  ���^wardStandr^^rajb^  plan^|o;0pin^u^||^  ^th^^^TOmra^qf^^gB^  7 umns'^areYfJranWsedvi'ainii Y therejisf:  ���fcli t*^^ydej3.nitey informia^ticuiy *yit (  |*seenwT protiable^aijtjia^       will J  i^*^i^.%Ma^;|l^:fsu]^y^^  |jBmall��fprces ^and? scattering i; thei^  $0^8jiy|l^^  I )!<M��es fj^L |; amm^itioi^andTTyy horses  ���offerer \- someA f reshy expellient ?| of  laiid^ityi^dYunexpectedYresoiifce  ;;his ppweirs:bf^resistance;willJspeed-^  ���ilSr.Ylje^extoustedYYYGer^al.Kitcli-i'  ; ener: is '^slowly^aniiiVr mechanically  i wea^iiigjout the ��� eridurahce of ^the ���  Boers, inexhaustible-as it appeared  ;toY be Y duringYthe Y ylast 'eighteen'  jnonths/UY;yTTY-y^'?"i"Y;y!yY;;-.'Y;:::':^y-'-i-';  ���which ; had -fallen-into' deseutude  ^imn^|lte'^ictipn^;:^  king has not resented*their officious  zeal.Jbut in dealing  with them he  hasi<��nvinced them that'he^knows'.  ^nu^^bou^th^  XM  ?"   ^ f^n.^..^. ������'������. ��������  ���yi; ��� y.-->^:^7-f'. ;-VI   .'"���:.'���  T i-T. ���VT^TT-^^S ?*���:.::���:.��-���':��� ���, TT  ir*1"*:'  ���Priwiimf%r|^liepi  A7A"^  mm  ���^ciatedJBpar^bfi. TSadeaty:  Tfx&y  Greenwood.  port of the context of, the contents  of the edicts cabled to the Associated  Press. The/ministers, say that there  is little confusion with reference to  strangulation and sufcide,:^but>this^  ���isihotyi^pbrtahfe^E^Hu^  J^Te^jwr^j,-!*^, *^��;TTysT ~f-J?.  received a bulletin lannouncing the  senj^ce^^il&h^i^  into effect by,'the.board of punish--  .';,r.^'r'i^V.v"--v.;.--0*-^T^^i-^'-'?'r-*-'.^:��^'T'-*���>-   ---- /.rT.-J7-^'.i' -4?  Yment and'ne requested the Japanese  |l^eliyi^|^g|^^md|CKs*i^  iGhi-^^mii^erltiii^!^ sentencesiiint.  ybnfflr^seSmiglft^erj^c  ���iiucohfonmtyyrlii*^^  |the^ap^eie;co^^  "^t^si^t^n^?Ka^|ISa^  Must Shift for Themselves.  London, February 24.���The Daily  Telegram .publishes the following  from DeAar, dated February 24th:  Mr. Steyn addressed the Boers yesterday and told them they must all  shift for, themselves, 'returning/, to  Orange River Colony as,- best "they  could. " He and general Dewet "took-  300 of the best: horsesY-'with'^which'  ���to escape.. .  ..' V ; *J' �� 7.,,   \*'':' ;  ���>"- 'A' Smcideof a'Prince.- '    ' '  London, FebruaryJ~24.--Thej Vienna correspondent of tneMorning  Leader says prince Karl of Kroy  has committed*'suicide because he  was jilted by "a peasant girl. "^ ].    J  liliilARiiiirt  AJ-  XU-i^.  fe|!i#||yi|fcOI,LISION.^  .,    ..,..., ........^........., -.,.. 7777W7-  OP    EXPLOSIVES   IN*  movement, the distinguished  economist, Paul Leroy-Beanlieu,  said to the Record correspondent:  ' "Our committee has written  numerous letters to the French, the  English'and the* Transvaal governments, pointing but that the French  bond-holders, -victims of the struggle, deserved compensation, rather  than the taxation threatened when  peace'comes.     ~* y '      Jy  '"A few days" ago a letter was  addressed;to Dr. Leyds ��� apropos of  >the damage done-recently to three  bf the mines, askingjthat the Trans-,  vaal'soldiers should be instructed  to avoid a'systematic destruction of  tlra mines,' .the larger'interests in  which are owned by neutral parties,'  ^French,,. German,    Belgian-  and  others.   It has been reported 'that.  Dr. Leyds replied to this, communication that Mr. Kruger believed the'  Boers ought to destroy the 'mines,  ���a^Ytbat thereforefprbtectibnYcbuldi  ^tipt^be^bitniseKiY^^^hem^l T^Sisi  'iutitetie^  Yceivedtfn>m*Dr.v Leyds!'' %. AA S?^;sp  r   **  -Si  05 THEM  Colonel Plummer Engaged  \     Him Yesterday.   a  BOERS  BADLY SCATTERED  OENERAL DELAREY IS REPORTED  ;,,. captured:  J **J  * J*J��-  ... St.  -SB.  __,       ^S5��  syvi.  W&A  V.-:ifM  '������������':���  j^y -r'l-K^V^  ||��ig|^p^ite|^|w^^  |yj;T|gyExplosi^Mjracu^  Icerainbn^M**^^  official has been impressed during  the fortnight with the king's^ forcS  of character and;lucidity ;of ^mind."  3HeMp^iipt;lack?CT  kubwledgeYy He*'knowsYhis mind  and - never..'changes;'"an7;-.orderi' : He  5is';notgi^wob]bie^^  liw^adyic^jfHeJk^pws^  thing ought.to ;be"dbne,- and will  ;|p^Kg^j^F^rji^  ^bYTl^Trib^^  interest'% toSrepor t^^egaMin^the?  TJpb^ibleftaetion^bftisthb-jjl^slativer  ^sembly:aY:IfytheY;gbverhmen(rshas;  ')i:<^v'^X��7-:ZX^i^^-'XX__-X_"'?-X.^  piece pf the ''government,'':howiever,"  lias a policy:" Its policy is to'grant  a subsidy to the Victbria'i Vancouver  & Eastern' rail way;5Y better ������ known  las ythe\Cbast-K^  :yv^'^:.:v-Jv;-.-'-**-v4.rvT*-.-j.',.-'-.Y,'.w��;-^j^-T.-.tT;TA  'to oneYup to - the' north', end- of the  ?^tatives-;a^^  |in1^ded>tp^-^'^^  ���'~i~"i7;pfigjreca���ion  ���Amm*- Averted*  fSMt'i^'-ijivr1'---  :7i&jfiXiX?"-  MA:  ifeMJs  $?r?7^��l-*,'ftf~Al'��L ^���*"--I?-.��-rr^*i.*t>.TV*^ ^'���Si^r^-r.Hi'i^Ei jjl-i  island:'Vr The7 one Is'-a sop  >;^>i'--*;.   toiVan-  mt^iH^KmBnTess^Sbf��a��rtii!  upon others shall have been received  v -��� "��� - 'i''��*W'*,^i''^^**?r,^s^'V^i"��^*^*^^ '-i'';  i^itlphe^i��rai|peiiu^ealbK;  .���.,-���-.:;���-'.-,''"-. -. ���rj*^.~^-".^"���v-Y^l:^V'W^~'Vwii^��;r;'V-s-v*i*-^iX'''  *^'  *;the pow;ers,iM:sh^has|vailreMylis;3  responsibility of yicerdys.-and"T: gov-''  Send Off to Ythe  Canadians.  L'fbr.S*  iThia  vyfrbm  r^hatThi*^^l^;ha  prove since'the queen's death ow'ing:  ;^b^he:finf)e��iseCiuteiN^  ;Jia.s:fe9;l^:in;|W8^wbrl?i|*y|^  ^'5:.Th&'exwiii|i|e^  ycoi^^p^eanti^iprw^  departure for Germany tonight to  ^jteit^th^; ^mpres^  yhas [beenY! asyy quiet|^TYp^  :there^lL*b*e)npi.^  in.the North sea,''since two cruisers  Wili.escdrt;ythe^y^  Albert from Sheerhess to Flushing.  'i'Chtog;i'.J;the^emiMrbr?j|'.  -; ii i-cKSAi;*'! ��������&��� X4.x$T$z_^*ihii_?.  Strathcona's Horse with the goat,  whiph^r'hasi^acebmpanied7JtYas: a  |mascpt;iir Sbijtli: Africa^ 8;iWf(with*  tlie king!*sHcolbrs as its;rbestYtrbphy  bf-imperialj;ser;yicei::.had a^hewrty;  sendY off ;frbmv London s yesterday  and 8ailedfvpwLY Liverpool; late Y in  the^akftei^pn%ifter;;;a banqiietYat  St^ George'EhHall^JLbi^^Sl-rath^  the :duke of;;^A.bercor*hV lbrdTDubdpn:  and generalyMcKinnoh were among  ^heVcrowdjIat theY station' to is  the,; par ting;.; guests Yof ;the Yniatipn.  XDplpnelY Steele^ isx-reigardeil?as;an  ideal cpl6niarspldier,Ya^Ytbe  vice-of 'tlie regiment.%&&'an: object  lesson in the yalue'of the yauxiliary'  fqvcea-oi ��� tiie' empire^: which ywerei;  overlookeduntil the campaign with  the-B-bers-cajne^f^'-'T-^T-^^'YY^' 77  ���tYYYtYKing's Special Audience.  -    ;  There are 78 bodies in thVlJnited  Kingdomyyhich^' yliaye ythe ;tradi-;  tibnal right to be received in special:  audiebceln the accession of c a,'new-:  sovereignly'The * king must hold  court in each: instance and accept  in proper; form7.their, congratulations', Y Audiences of this kind are  arranged already Y with w greater  state than has Ybeen known *for a  long period. T.he:kihg has accentuated strongly from the/first day of  ihis reign'y the. ceremoniousYside Of  royalty. YYTodayyyhbYhaa received  addresses at St. James' palace from  Oxford and Cambridge universities  and the Royal Society.   The cere-  A7-AAP^^^^^^'^X^77A  ;;YY;DiscussihgT::t^^pri^       Ybf ^^theji  'debate-bn^th'e^aaai'essnn^  : of yeommon^: Mr.) Ford; wires: Debate) YonYtheY address |has dragged  along, inthe house of '^'-i^mm'pnslu'ni--.  tileyerybody-i^yeeaT  talk, ;��� even-yif  passages of'ity are;  illuminated with what is known:as:  the'CItriie j-;, parliamentary Y debating}  stylei: Y If the country does not take  asYseriousuyviey(rJ;bf'��?the best club  in London" as the membersY of the:  housoof-0003111058' thiwnselves^itYis  ������'becaiJsie there -are;Jn6\si|gnl^pf Y7real i  force'itfth-e. leadership'llbf.'f'tiie;rpar->  ;ties on either side; y A' A;'\ A.'xxw--~i  Neither the Ministerialists or the  Opposition are well led, :except %)r  purposes of dress parade. -The only-  real fighting men are Mr. Chamberlain and sir. WillianiY Vernon , Har-  court, and unless they run a tilt at  each'otheiv they have no adversary  worthy ofYtheirvAeeL"- So prosaic  lias jthe debateYbecome;atSt.StephV  ens'7that; Mr. VChainberlaitt'Yis ^'rer  proachedyfor;Ypaying ytooY much  attention tobis opponents'-when he  makes a fight in a speech.^ yThe only  ;artsYnpw; practicedatWes tminster  are'those:? of yiriquisitiye;?i*gnbrance  and carefully studied eyftsions. JBut  theSie displays are ibetteiv thahYthe  'excliftnge. of subtljr'���'-' worded inuen-  does or bverwroughtepigram which:  goeson night; after night in ;the:du^  rehash;ofYthe,YdebaAe:';.oh. theladfc  dress.-Y���...-:.'; 7y 77-, A'. A7AxJ. A^7''7B  I Mr.Wiliiam.O'Brieri"has^reappeared iu Parliament with his old time  mannerism   accentuated,   and y has  extolled the utility of the United  ?Irish League, which has made him  the. 'real '-'.Nationalist   leader. .The  Irish  party is united   and shows  better fighting power to any other  section of the; Yhouse.    Reputations  are -neither made nop- unmade in  these degenerate days- when there  is no Gladstone to keep the members up. to their best work. Neither  Mr.  George   Wyndham'nor  Mr.  ^q^ppbmtm^te^haye ? yetYbeen;  {ma^tp^  land aud registry; office; but Green,  TayIor,"and::Hoii8tonYwill tomorrow  jhs^|^|cbnfej^ce|;  r;*8ome;^ptf:5tp.:cfili^^  ^i^bl^isYthdS|^yernment  pets, and these pets are not acceptable to the YmembersY from yyKob  ^^a^t:a::a:aam:[0Aaa:a^  y SeoatorgTeir^lema^  :,Qttaw��K-fo'mow^  reragnizedYYleade^bf^th^  :P*arty^in;*;Bri"twKyCplu^  \ :vA!iij efifoictYvyill ;^iB^madeY tbssecure;  ia^bpniw i^f org'a|;refinery): at y some;  fpbih^in^Kpot^ayybirt  ?owhei*s'Ty,agente} hiBre do hot: take  \kindly^| tofianyv; proposition'r other  than the; repeal of the; two per. cent:  tax.   They cannot see beyond themV  j������:.Yi. ProgrMnYPfYthe (^nventibi.: ,*u y  yGreen wppp^FebruaryY 24.���[Special toThle" Tribune].-���About.forty  ;delegi*tes :will; ��� attendY the'[_ annual.  ; convention Y .of y the Y  Associated,  :Bbards;.pf ;Trade 'of YEasternYBritish;  Columbia to be; heldYhere7opening;  on'the 28.tb; 7 Tlie1 eitibsof Spokane/  .Victoria,'Vancouver, Nanaimo and  -New Westminster have signined'an  intention to send representatives.  The meeting will convene at 5 p. m.  bn y the 28th-^ at Ythe city hall.   A  program bf nine subjects, submitted  bys:;different boards;'.'.'will*''be dis-  ,cu^d;yv; On; thel morning of March  lat^theY visitors^ will- be taken^ to  adjacentY mines ?andY< to: theYYtwo  local;"smelters. .The afterp^  be devoted ^tb business,  f In; the  evening Sn elaborate Ybariquet7 will:  be tendered the -delegatesy at: the  Windsor : hotel. yYThe Ymorhing'; of  the 2nd will see thei:clo^yibf^busi-.  ness, so as to enable they delegates;  to leave on the. afternoon';tra,iri^  There y are   eleven boards ��� in".the  association, each being-7entitled) to  three; representatives. ;;iQuestipns;  of vital interest Y to southern;, British y Columbia;, such as coal,.open  railway- policy, 'cheaper    freight  rates, increased parliamentary re--  presentation; survey of the inter-  national boundary line, creation Of  new counties and ^mining divisions,  bonus YtoY lead   -refinery-7 works,  establishment at  Kamloops   of  a  sanitarium, for   the treatment of  pulmonary   tuberculosis,    platting  additions to tbwhsites  and a 'request  to  the; government, for  a  monetary grant to the chamber of  mines are to be discussed at the  convention. . '::''" *''; '7  IChiria's^regr-eteiYfc^^  baibnewn*^et^leKyHb  says China -;ha3^npw accepted the  fut tOTmos tip an5dS��alsbY y^^rfbnned;  ;^eyei^thing|requir  ^|xcej^tt]^Tl��y^^  "nities^tl^^ampun^  ;beeh"decided^ '77He^hinksltamuiafe^;  yments should be made^ fpr^theeyacu^';  i'a^n^oi^ekitff;^  '. **^eY&ti^ito|retuirhY x.. Bfe^s*aysiHe^'  bbliey^^ib;nation;;''m''--'bist��iy-.Yev:er"j  YcpmpHed^Twi^  mbre^quicklyVan^imorelicbmpl^  "Y^6SpfficiialT.Yannbu  be^;ina^^of;vthiei*^^  the ;prbpbsed expedition into the Jin-:;  teriory butij^ isynotlikeiy^tfaat any;  ^furtherl^eparatipn^wiH^  Th^Jforeign^einvbys feel^tihat Tthe^  proposarwasYa; m^er^strpke and-  capsedY^the; settlement'*ofrY^what:  might -have sYbeenY: a |^ protractedl  affair.   The ministers of the powers  regard -the  punishment redicte a^y  satisfactory.:; Chin  Sun^|formerly  grand;:secretory, andy Hsu-jYClieng  Yu,: son yof ;thex7notorious^Y Hsii  YTung, will ;be'; publicly esaacii^d in  Pekirf.'Y AnYedict has beenYprbmui-:  gated suspending examinations fat  all point's which; were the* scenes of  outrages upon foreigners./Ay* ���  ^^dent^hichStbbk  at the Grand Trunk railway station-  ^���^^^^^���^.yy!!x-.^y^yi^-y-_-:y,.\.\^--.-:^yy^ .'.iv^^---...^*.',.-.',.;  ^cm|tK^mpi*mpg^|^^  in great danger bf suffering'terrible'  loss, of life, and^ property. .About  ?������--�����''.' ^-c-.--.T^-^.ii>TTi.-^ET--.*-.'Ti*'->J' ��� ^M.p'^*_'rX?_l-��-.:~s<.^i.^r_. _.  |5��5 aii mh twbsfreight strains Swiere  ^^^^:^-V'%,''T^;^^i/*y^;��i'y^ri^*%j��^^  entering the station yard.lone from  'X *^v:*--^^.;TrT^: T/'iii'��T!.i; i;-:.iT3^:^^g��;,Tj>u^;.^ji;v;;;ii:j.;  the east 'and .the: other.y; from the  iii^vftVf*^'itTS*^*'v��'-':^^  l(Wjest^The,former;found<fthel;semav  Xl,--^'^--'i-XXP.--^~fXA:^  vphbrekset against;; it.if^rheigdrivef��  John Trotter, reversed his engine on"  r^-.-'?i-,.,: .i_~-.,.'^^7.t7y_~^,#z_l?__��,^^  (seeing^ theYsignal.Ybut- it|^s)impba^  sible ^ithjYthe i^ailapirf -fff sUppery^  cbriditibriYtb"  '^x-*m_     '  M?e*-  hold'back the very..  Si**'-; *^^y *si:T,^,?'-.57''i-'-i-iy'^i.. y '������  Sr ���:/Uhina SiTyrfiDTfttni. fm*:4--Ui_xj ���^-jrlG'>RinaRlimirin'��)r.'-r,nA.:"'nAAf^hnn'n<1'.'  King Leaves for ttmahy;;  London, February 24!���King Edward left Flushing for Krbnberg at  5 o'clock this afternobuiY';'OwingYtb  his desire to divest his ^visit :bf��� any  official character,; he has^/declined  emperor yWilliain's'; inyiti^ion ; to  stay at Hamburg castle anii;will;be:  his sister's guest at the if nedriehs-  yhoff Schloss.yHis majesty^will ar-  'rive^atFmnkforti7at 9 o'clock; tomorrow and ; wijjiy proceed2directYtb::  Gronberg,;where the emperor will  ;meetV him. 7 Princess Beatrice will  ; leave Windsor tomorrow for Crbn-  ;berg.;'T -yx -.y ';''-Y..Y Y .*:-:"y.;:;:)''-:::  ���!.  A   AI*eft< for SMtland^y i;;  Ottawa, February 24iyw. YD.  Scott,; commissioner for Canada at  the Glasgow exhibition, has left for  Scotland to enter upon his. duties,  accompanied by A!. W.. Stewart;' of  British Columbia and E. W..Thomas  of Montreal. Manufactures intended  for exhibition will be shipped from  here by the end of the month.:    ..  Third Officer Saved. ;  San Francisco, February 24.���  J. C. Holland, third officer of the  Rio de Janeiro, who on the day; of  the wreck was among the missing,  has reported unharmed. He was  carried down by the suction but  jIt��smashM;��in  ���jtrairiywhfc  right in front of ; this station house.  The crews all jumped, and f*nobody.  was hurt, but the two'engines and  ytnpT;**^^  vtained yheavy ^dai^ge^yThe}fYon t��  bff the ���engmes^ereiall4 smasjied/in/:  ' The.firstyc^rlpnYtHe;\^tibbun*d^^  lifted|clearYbf; the track and dumped  Yon ���; the^;siding|tb5'the.^abr tliip Tlie;  ; seicohd?ear forced its;wayiundier the  : ebgine7 ai^^hbis tieid *thie;�� tehdeiv 20>  :feeti in; the [aAv^> iThb; thirdYjcar; was  jammedT: into; bits by the; weight of  : thb^|baickSbf^i*^*The cars; on the  ^ther-tiraiir suffered;but little, t Tlie  wre^ng^crew'ycanJe7down 7 from  LobdqnT^anii^trafficiFwas notTihF7  pedeidf fpr) long,f.thp:;trains; beibg'  passed over the other tracks in the  yard.;/; ; y.;'.y.-';   7 -   A"\\  : ?: The Y dangerous   feature   of ; the  -'���accident was the fact that two of  the  cars on the westbound train  were loaded with '.twenty tons of  dynamite  and  about    the    same  Ywerey25ii324ii^i^htel:f^  ^a^lapded at7tlMi^t��in;19()0;?air  iincrease; of :2b37:;'over^tiie'}proce^  ;yea^l^*Sref^^li^--^e^Md|  :;13,455: femaies^lio;|brougfi^  * J^^yibo^ypney^ Itliis5-  state, 2449 went .to-Pennsylvania;.  2865 y *fe;Maii^husettis^ 132ft;:jbb; Cbu^.  Ynecticu��H9li!tbNew^c^^OOiAfo^  sBlibae^isiandJ^^YC^ifbrniri^  $4i5|';/t^phib^s;bhi^^^�����*^3  Flprid^^tpfiG^g^isK  J^i;todl3;t<|^^ans^      -..-5.-,,.-,  |Ir|sfeiramigrant^inab^^^^  "tainllt^eniiseives'i were;returriedlftOi  Ireland^yYSy��^''*^^:i^;��^^  gYgxpTTfaTrygfe;^Y ;Y7 7  's|SyjSlBurw(i  |;^p^p;Y^b*r^i^24g  zard.was. renewed last night,* and  today: the temperature is six degrees  below zero!YAll-traffic in the street's7  is suspended: < The storm!; came onl  so suddenly and seyerelyitbat street  ^cftwYjand ottiiBiSvehicl^^  in-Tpn^/thev/pubhcTYil^prpuglifores'i  ttthe'theatres; until;earlyYthis Ymornrl  ;in^y.Th^wind:T5ras;sp strong ttjiati  ;pmn^^s;|werejYP  immense Ydrifts of snow^were piled?  ;Up^which"lit;Yis|im^ssible^t<^c6pe--  i-witiiyy""  French ta^ Active'Ptouit'of tHeuEn-  "emy, Though Serionsly Ham- * '  �� -.   pered by Heavy Rains. '- j      ,.  ���Am  ' ^?|!|  r   -J        ,%���l  *& ^*T\W  -   Cape Town, February" 24 ���Col-"  onel   Plummer^ engaged ^general" -  Dewet yesterday v neaf'iBissetfon-^  tein ^on^the; south ,bauk^of  the"  ^rankC^Wr^pturing^gun^and^  mX  ��lX.fX-::W^^__l.:'.'-.  S>J.t*A?-;:^-.iT-��>T=iiJi-":T^^  Z^��!_S.ivXi$Msm   " " VC'Ji-'-  linsSnowii  ���EX,  I'M-  Thi--|bliz;|  mm,  ^g��i^lfPelareyfhasibeenea^ur^ifSi^  sA:TCorre8pondentsofithe?DaiI\SMailP^^8  ~Tte��Z*7&_����'M^mSm  ^put^|"ye^day)b^eb1bnol|Pil^  mer^i^^hbnt.^^bnelslHe^^^  ���;f:Bf^^^^[^f^y^^i C^ce.' Ay:  Y^'MAb^;^|rimry24:yEl Liberal  : publishes a|despatch frbmyOportb;  {Pojctiigal, |ba^  stoned * the ^office :of the Apalaver; [ a  Catholic A journaly of ythat Y; city;;  because of ayrejpbrt that -the editor  - had attempted ;.;tb; carry "away: the  ;;da'ughter; of ytlie ;Brazilian consul.  The police were obliged to interfere!  In' consequence of the: disturbance;;  the despatch7 saysrthe homes of the >  ireligibusycbnguegationsiiiniOpoEtb^  a.renow guarded by police!   Yy   Y -''"'"  t he ^teE^belt|bf*tliel* Orange-anapl*^^  T'thejBi^e^rivers^GMeral^rJe^^  Ycrpss*Tthe|Bra,ke5atMGliptdrift^  "the^iDrangeS^atl^Il^  .;Mark'8idrift,*lm<^|albrigahe;^nkfti^  i;^f^he^prange)%ijJi|bhe;Ygu^  ^ne:ppmpom-_ahdiyl^gere*d  .:KammelYdrift!Syys'y;y^y#^yYy  ���V"At*';*;dawn;^Mlpnei|Plp^  amount of blasting powder, being a  shipment from the American Cordite Company of New ; York to a  firm in YDetroit.^ Y This .was spilled  all over the platform and scattered  through the , wreckage. It was  all around the fireboxes of the  wrecked engines. How an ; explosion of the: most terrific character  is avoided is a mystery. There  was enough dynamite on board the  train to wreck every house for half ���  a mile around at least and to break  every pane of glass in town.  Superintendent Warfield of the  street railway, ,wlio has spent most  of his life in mining operations and  is well acquainted with the properties of dynamite,. on- visiting Ythe  scene of the accident gave it as his  opinion that if ah explosion ;ha,d  . taken place the town would h^ve  been almost blown to' atoms.   He  was surprised that the railway had  consented to carry such.an amount  of the explosive, and-'especially so  near the engine.   It was sometime  before the dangerous character of  the contents of the cars was discovered.   In the meanwhile a large  number of sticks Of dynamite had  been carried away, and serious consequences   are still   feared unless  care is exercised by all who took  them away.   The mayor has issued  a general warning to the citizens.  Mine Owners Object. '  Chicago, February 24.���A, dispatch to the Record from Paris says  five hundred French holders of  bonds of Transvaal mines met to  : -Empress Frederick's Condition. Y  Cronherg, Prussia, February 24.  ���The dowager empress Frederick  went out for a ride in-the pa'rk for  half an hour about noon today in a  hand'sleigh. "She was accompanied  by Dr. Rpnvers, wlio arrived here  at 9 this morning for his usual Sunday visit. Emperor William drove  over;; yesterday:Yaf ternoon" and "remained two hours. " He came again  today arid remained an hour.      :-���  Smallpox Through the Mail.  Toronto, February '24.���An old  man in Elizabeth township, Renr  frew county, reported sick with  smallpox by Dr. Bryce of the  provincial health board, lately ������ received a paper from a friend in a  smallpox infected district in Texas  "and after reading it was taken ill.  ���-.--�������� '��� To Train FishermenY  ' London, February 25.���The British admiralty will send the third-  class cruiser Galypsb to the Newfoundland coast toYtrain fishermeg  for the "naval reserve.  Wins the Championship- ,...,...  MoNTREAr,,   February    24.���The  Ottawa hockey club defeated  Quebec Saturday night, winning the  championship. :  of the catch of  year was $21,-  The total  yield  fish in Canada last  801,706, being an increase of about  $2,200,000   over the catch of the  preceding year.    '  :. The largest sponge ever sent to  market was from the Mediterranean; it was ten" feet in circumference and three in diameter.  Altogether about 50,000 American animals have been purchased  for the British army in Africa.  Wildgrbyeyt^ii^  ;:theY Boericamj^an^^mpv^liibr  I eas t?;jY At; Zuurgat' heYati^k^ftBelll  ;enemy, takmgjfprt^  :puirsiiitywa^;;c^*tinu^  afternoon itiUeB]c^r8|nbvih^tow^dsi#-  ' Hpp^wn/|;|^wards;Ieyening  leadingY&^^;8ig^d'ytlie|^emy,^  whey hftd-^hiage'r^  range.:  ColonerOwenscliarg^Ythe^;  Sf^t where theY Boer; artillery ijvasfy  ^sui^pse^tb^beyan^captured^  whole of Jt. yrhe; enemy fled, 1^-yY  ing-their horses ready' saddled "arid?  their cooking pots fully .According;;:!  toji-the -.latest; reports  only-yfbury'  hundred   Bbei-s" j recrossed Y. to v the  north -side of tlio river. The Orauge  is greatly swollen.   ;,      IA777���������..,:  r London,; February 24yTho war i  ^ffice ; received * tlie; following Yd is- A:  patch from lord Kitchener:Middle-=  burg,   Transvaal,    February   24i���  French reports from PietRiel; Feb-";  rnary 22; that the result'Yof^ tlie  *  column's;,: sweeping Y-the 7[[ Ycoun- ;.  try.'east is YthatY, the Boers  are  retreatingin scattered and disorganized parties to the number of 5000 '!  in front of him.   Amsterdam and.; ���'  Piet Riel have been occupied and  troops. are   protecting ;the. Swazi  ;  frontier.   French will push on, but  ,  is much hampered by the 'cbntinu-   ���  ous heavy rains. " x    y-  A summary of the total losses in- ���"':'���'  flicted upon - the enemy up toFeb- '^  ruaryY18th is as follows: Two hun-  ;  dred and ninety-two Boers known  to   have been killed arid wounded Y  in action,;86 taken; prisoriers, 183 ^  surrendered; -One 15-pounder- gun;  -  462 rifles,  16,000 rounds of   small Y  ammunition, 3500 horses, 70 mules,[A  3530 trek oxen, 1800 cattle. 155,400  sheep and 1G70 wagons arid carts  captured.    ' ��� ���       ���;"���;; W':*:*;Y Y:"7Y '  Our casualties were five officers  and 41 men killed arid ;4 officers and  108 men wounded.   I regret to say  !  that major Howard, a very gallant   ���  officer of the Canadian ��� scouts, Ywas   ,;  killed February 17th.   Plummer reports that colonel Owen captured  Dewet's 15-pounder and poni-pom  February 2nd, as well as 23 prisoners and a quantity of ammunition.    .  We had no casualties.. The,.: enemy :  is in full retreat  and dispersing,   v  They are being vigorously pursued.  Dewet's attempt to invade  Cape:  Colony  has evidently   completely  failed.  a  fes*-.j---?��im*5i  T-STv^f.siiiii^'  ':;:Sfnf%F  -;*Tjilii;*~\^'r  ������1'-V*;::|S I  :^StS��|  '���''7i\ THE TKIBTOE: NELSON" B. C. MONDAY, FEBHUAHY 25, 1901  li  32  *  *���  ��*  f  ft  li]  ft  S3  um:  nl"  HIS ���'  .1  i -z  1.1  In every family is the very first and  most important consideration. To  establish and retain it there cannot be anything more conducive  than appetizing and easily digested  food. Try any of the following  specialties. .  w  Christie, Brown & Oo.  Rust Biscuit.  Peek, Freen & Co. -  Nursery Biscuit.  German Rusk.  Nestle's Milk Food.  Milkmaid Brand.  Robinson's Patent Barley"  Robinson's Patent Groats  ALL   NEW   AND   FRESH  THE  HUDSON'S  There may be some difference" of  opinion throughout the province"ai  to whether' premier Durismuir's  government is all .that it should be,  but when it becomes an issue between the Dunsmuir government  arid Joseph'Martin the difference of  opinion melts away to the .vanishing point.   Down on the Coast some newspapers set off against the loss resulting from the threatened stagnation of the mining and smelting  _industry_o'f Kootenay__^the_gain_  which the province would make  through increased royalties when  James J. Hill secures control of the  East Kootenay coal fields.    It  is  generally understood this argument  in favor of the granting of the Hill  railway charter is made for home  consumption only.  The frequency with which prisoners take French leave from the  Nelson jail threatens to undermine  public confidence in that institution  as,a place for the safekeeping of  criminals. On Saturday, manager  Paquette, of the Spokane &  Northern Telegraph Company, Was  requested to send a messenger to  the jail to receive a message which  James F. McGill de Riviere, who is  held on a charge of murder, desired  to have transmitted over tlie wires.  The messenger was absent about  half an hour, arid when he returned  manager Paquette impatiently demanded the message. The kid had'  not been near the jail, but he was  equal to the occasion. He replied:  " The man is not in."  A writer in the Victoria Tithes  has solved the vexed railway and  fuel problem which perplexes the  people cf Kootenay. He assures'  Ms readers that the province has  nothing 'to fear from the control bf  the Fernie coal fields by James J.  Hill, because there is plenty of coal  on Vancouver Island, which, with  the completion of the Victoria,  Vancouver & Eastern railway, the  Kootenay smelters may draw upon.  ��il that now remains is to con-'  vince the British Columbia smelters  that it is to their interest to forego"  their present supply, and wait until they can draw on the Vancouver  Island supply; and then convince  the miue owners that their interests lie iu paying the British Columbia smelters the higher rate for  treatment which was in vogue before tho Fernie coal fields were  opened up. Tho issue may then be  regarded as settled.  It begins to look as if the federal  government will consider favorably  the applications looking to the fostering of the reduction and refining  of the lead ores of the province.    A  leading spirit in this agitation for  government assistance on behalf of  the lead-refining, industry is T. G.  Blackstock of Toronto,-who is said'  to be one of tlie'prospective purchasers  of   the   Canadian   Pacific  railway's smelter at Trail.    It  is  doubtful' if matters in connection  with the ��� proposed  refinery- have  yet assumed a sufficiently definite  shape   to   hazard  a' guess   as. to  whether the proposed refinery will  be erected somewhere in Eastern  Canada, somewhere in the interior  of  British   Columbia,   or at some  point on the Pacific  coast.   There  are many considerations to weigh  in the   choice   of a refinery site,  and right here there should be some  missionary work'doiie by 'the'mem-'  bers of the Nelson City council arid  board of trade.   Should British Columbia > be selected as- the site for  the refinery, no point "in the province can offer better natural' advantages" than   can    Nelson,  arid  these advantages should be laid before the prime movers in the refining project, when it could be ascer-'  tained,' if these inducements failed;'  what'    supplementary    assistance  would be necessary to secure'the  refinery for Nelson.   In 'moving in  such' a matter it is not only the  immediate'refinery which should be  kept iri mind,- but the ��� kindrid industries for. backing up the refinery-  product   which   would   inevitably  follow the establishment of the refinery."      ,    '- ".  An Explanation.   ���  To the Editor pf The Tribune:  Allow   me   space.- to deny a false  statement I saw, in .The Miner this  morning concerning the prisoner's'  escape on Saturday, the 23rd instant. - In ^the first place, I had a  crew digging up a frozen pipe between " Vernon arid Baker streets  on   Stanley.   I   corrifriericed in the  center where the pipe had burst,  according to the engineer's orders,  and worked .both ways to get out  of the frost and.lifted the pipe as I'  went along. -.The upper end of the  cut is opposite the C. P. R. ticket  office and the other end is on Vernon street.   Part of the men were  working-at-each-end-of-the-cut,-  and when I left the upper end and  went down to the lower.end (it  would beabout fifty yards)I turned  around and saw that there was one  man. missing   from   the work. ^ I  went; back at once and saw hitri  running through the alley.   I drew  my revolver and called him to come  batik!.   He turned his head around  and   kept , going.   I was going to  fire,,li.ut children   being  between  the prisoner   and   myself Jn the  alley prevented' me from doing so.  I at once took the rest of the men  in and .reported.   That is all I could  do under the circumstances.   The  man who furnished the information  about me carrying a rifle made a  false statement, for I have not carried a rifle for about a year.   Mr.  Bullock-Webster came on as warden during Mr. Fitzstubbs' absence,  and -changed the ornament for a1  revolver, which I have carried ever  since.    I am very glad I did  not  shoot, for I might have got myself  into trouble.   I admit I  am not a  very good shot, but. I might do as  well as those who have so much to  say about me.  John McAlmon.  Nelson, February 24, 1901.  THE HALL MINES SMELTER  Week's Ore Deliveries.  The shipments of ore to the Hall  Mines smelter during the past week  were about as large as the previous  week���there being over 700 tons  received. One or two new properties have been added to the list,  but the shipments from them were  comparatively small. Tho heaviest  shipper was the Highland mine at  Ainsworth. These consignments  were entirely concentrates, consisting of some 100 tons. This is not  equal to the amount sent down a  week ago, but the difference is  accounted -for in the delay in  moving the ore.  The Silver Hill mine above Crawford Bay ' shipped ' 80' tons. The  Vanstone' Brothers shipped frorri  their property on Coffee creek 25  tons. During previous weeks ore  was brought from Moyie, Kaslo and'  one or two other points, -but this  week there was none.  A larger quantity than usual was  shipped from the Slocan district.  ���FroriV the" Payne about 120 tons  were'received, and about 60 toris  each were sent iu from the Arlington and' Queen Bess. The Hewett  shipped 20 tons, and. tlie Slocan  Sovereign, which has just been  closed down, shipped about 40 tons.  The Hartney group at New Denver,  is one that was added to the list"  this week, and it forwarded t a consignment of about 40 tons. It is  expected that the shipments from  there will be regular every, two  weeks.  ; The Silver King on Toad mountain is daily shipping a considerable  amount to the smelter! From the  Ymir mine SO tons of concentrates  were received. There have been no  receipts from the Boundary camps  for the past two weeks. ���  . Australia,* a - country remarkable  for its. large eaters j has'the Highest  death rate'.   ^,   "  Jnn iiiiinngnnsniiiiniuminnm  Spikes and Ribbon Ends    |  Just in j]  a New Lot of  Spikes and Ribbon Ends  g Spikes from  |.       5 Cents to 50 Cents  81 u i mnnannmi zzizxxxxxuzm c  KOOTENAY....  GOFFEEGO.  ************************7  _ Coffee Roasters   .  Deal.er*,n Tea and Coffee  ******************^******  *���* .        .    ���  Wo arc offering at lowest prices tho best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bes**, Mocha nnd Java Coffee, per .  pound 9  40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3, pounds    1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds    1 00  Special Blend Coffee, C pounds    1 00 '  Itto Blend Coffee, G pounds....:    1 00,  Special Blond Ceylon Tea, per pound     30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.'  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  36 Bakep Street  TrnnnnmniiHuiiiTiiTTmnnigini  L  New Laces  and Embroideries - -  New Allover Laces  in White, Cream, Ecrne,  and BlackB  45c to $5 per Yard  SPRING AND SUMMER, 1901  The new Spring and Summer Goods are coming in every day.   We hardly know what to tell you about first  Wash Fabrics  A lovely display of this season's choicest patterns and weaves, novelties  controlled exclusively by us. Dimities, Swisses, French Organdies, Mercerized, Foulards, and Many others.   Prices '26c to 60c per yard.  New Cotton Waists  Superb creations in white, and colored, correct styles of. 1901. Those  making selections now have the advantage of-sizes and exclusive nbvel-  ties.'   Prices $1 to $4  New Cotton and Muslin  WASH DRESSES READY-TO-WEAR  They-will be very popular this season both for house and. street, wear  Cdmeing in white, organdies, Percale, Grass Linen.   Prices $3.50 to $18  Kid Gloves 60cf We have just 150-pair of odd sizes in tans, modes,  and grey, to.make room .for eastern gloves we have marked them just  60c.1   Regular price $1 to $1.76  New Foulards, Stilus aijd Sateens, 50c to $1.25   New prints and Ginghams 10c to 30c  Tmmirzximzan:  New Tailor-Made  Suits  in Fawn,*  Brown' and Greys  Prices $12 to $3(T  Irvine & Go.  yrr-yTTTTyTTyTTTTTftTTmrTrTTTTyrxyTTT  36 Bakep Street  Trunks and Valises  Just Received a Carload of  Trunks and Valises -  LWhich we are Offering at.  Very Low, Prices  i [mimnmmiaii  m  m  'ij^^i^j. _____,^^ ______      ___.    ^0    ^f    ^i    ^0-^0    ^0    ^0    ^0    ^0    ^0     ^0 -     ^^ '   ^_       ^^    ^_       ^~     ^^.      ^^.  w��*ftfc'  821 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson  AI  U  D  The Gait Coal office has been  removed to tlie Ward building, on Baker street���two  doors west C. P. R. offices.  A full supply of Gait Coal  now on hand.  American aqd European Plant.'  MEALS  25;  CENTS  BOOMS UGHTED'BY .ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  . 85 CENTS TO 91 '      ���    '  'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity, and Heated with Hot Air.  , Large comfortable bedroom* and, flnfrtitan  dining-room. Sample roomfl for oommerolal men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  RpTL tt-OIBKSTPraF  LATK Or THK BOYA& HOTKL. CAMIAHY  IVJadden House  Baker and Ward  ,  Streets.'NelsOn  In Aid'of the Library.  Arrangements for the entertainment in aid of the library to be  held at the opera house on Thursday evening are now completed.  W. H. Dow-sing of Spokane, who is  to give an hour in. wonderland, is  expected to arrive Wednesday and  his portion of the entertainment  promises to be amusing. Among  the others who will take part are  Miss Bensussan, Miss Lillie, Miss  Hedley, Mrs. R. W. Hannington,  Mrs. B. Woakes, J. Crofts and  Charles* Benedict. The plan of seats  is open at the Canada Book & Drug  Company's store. ,  W. P. TIERNEY,  Telephone No. 205     General Agent.  REMOVAL  Dr. Morrison,' Dontlst, has removed to hla  now ofllcea in tho K-W-C block.  i  Compound  Syrup...  OF WHITE PINE ADD TAR  WILL CURE YOUR COLD.  The onlj hotel ln Nelaon that has remained  undergone managementslneeJ880,-'.  . The bed-rooms an well furnished and lighted  by electricity. '  The bar is always atooked by tho beet dom ���*  tlo and Imported liquors and olgara,  THOMAS MADDEN. Prcprletor.  SLOCAN -JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  flelson Saw and Planing IVlilis  Limited.  CHARLES .HILLYER,  ;,. HARRY HOUSTON;  President and General Manager.' Secretary^Treasurer  /-   All Communications to be addressed to either of the above  We areprepaped to Furnish  by,Rail, Barge or. Teaman  DIMENSION* LUMBER \.  ROUGH and DRESSED~LUMBER-  LOCAL and COAST CEILING.    -A     '   M  LOCALiand COAST FLOORING <  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC,, SHIPLAP, STEPPING: .  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS   A  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES- .  TURNED WORK, BANDtSAWING1  BRACKETS;.NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS _  STOREFRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our. Prloes before  purchasing elsewhere. mmmmmmmmm^mmmm^^mmmm  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF-  P. Burns & Go.  Head Office at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  WHOLESALE TRADE  i <    1   DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS:  rflHOKPB'&iCO.', LIMITED.-Corner Vornon  '-a-   and Cedar streeta, Nelson, -manufacturers ���  of and wholesale dealers ln aerated waters and '  fruit syrups. Sole agents for "Halcyon Springe .  mineral water. .Telephone 60.    ,  " ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES. "    .  WF. TEETZEL 8c CO.-Corner Baker and  ���  Josephine atreeUi, Nelaon, wholoaale deal  era'in  assayers supplies.  Agent* lor Donve  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado. ������,  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS 8c CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ���*>wholesale ..dealers- ln . liquors, olgars  cement, Ore brick and fire olay, .water plpe^and  steel rallB,' and 'general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  ���p-fOOTENAY. ELECTWC. _8UPPI(Y, tc  BT RUCTION COMPAN Y-   .��� CON-  -Wholesale deal  ers ln telephones,' annunciators, 'bells, batteries,  fixtures, eto., Houston blook, Nelsou.        ,    .  '   FLOUR AND FEED. .  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Floor, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed oars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all prlnolpal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New West >.  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  FRESH.AND.SALT MEATS. '  BURNB 8c   CO.���Baker street,   Nelson.,  wholesale dealers In fresh and cored mea to. ���  Cold gtoram.:  GROCERIES.  A,-MACDONALD ft CO.-Corner Front and *  ��� 'Hall    streets, * .wholesale .grooers- and;  *>obbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maoklnaws and minors' sundries.'  P.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY* COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street,, Nelaon,.- wholosale ���  grooers. t  _ TOHN CHOLDITCH 8c CO.-Front atraet, Nel- 1  ��*   son, wholesale grooera.  Remember tho new stat}d  at Corner of Ward  aqd Baker Streets.  COME AND SEE  US.  Canada Brog & Book Co.  Bar stooked with best brands of wlnos, Uqaora,  and Cigars.' Beer on draught. Large ebmftKi-  oWn rooms.  Vlrflt-elaas tahlo"bo��'d. t,  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBBWKBfl AND BOXTUBtf OV  * ���**���  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER^  Prompt and _,  delivery to tl  ular ���  tradu  Brewery at Neitm  Limited.  If you want all the Mining  News of the Lardeau, you  must become a paid-up  reader of tho  LARDEAU EAGLE  FERGUSON, B. C.  per year. It'fiUs the bill.  $2  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LANDSURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. ori^TBa. "    TOLEPftoNBTwO. Bft  Home Grown  Fruit nnd Ornamental Trcos, Rosen, Shrubs  Vines, Bnlba, Hedge'Plants and Soode.  Extra choico stock of Penob, Apr'cot, Plum,  Cherry and Pruno Treos. New importation ot  flrbt-claBS Rhododendrons, Roses, Cliraatus, Bay  Trees, Hollies, etc.  80,000 to cliooso from. No agents or commission to pay. No Iunilgalloii or inspection charges.  Greenhouse plants, agricultural Implements, fertilizers, bee supplies, eto, Largest and most  completo atook in tlio provinco. Sond for catalogue beforo placing your 'Orders.  Address  ty. J. ItEttfiY, Vancouver, 6. C.  WUlte XAfcbr Only.  Markets at' Nelson,- Rossland, Trail, ��� Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Vw  Denver, Revelstoke, Forgukm Grand Forks, Greenwood, Ouoade Oity, Midi  way, and-Vanoouver..  ��� Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  We$t;Kootenay Butchsr Co*  ALL ~BND8 OF  ��� FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEA8GN  Baker Street, Nelson JJ.  Q#  TRAVES,  Manager  nRDRRf? tflV MATT, RBOWITO OAKWrTTI. Attn TOflMPT >11'������TI(W   ROSSLAND   BISaiNBBRIINQ  WORKS  ounliffb & momillan  Founders and Maohlnlsts, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin Doors and General Mining Maohlnery,  List of socond-hand machinery on hand, *whioh has boon thoroughly overhauled and is as good.  JY. GRIFFIN ft CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���  Wholesale   dealers   In  provisions,   cured  meats, butter an4 eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING .SUPPLIES.  HBYURS ft CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers ln.hard-  ware-and mining supplies. Agebts.for Giant  Powder Co.'  T AWRRNCB  J-J Baker 8b,  as new:  1 25-H. P. Locomotive-typo boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready, to turn on Bteam.  1 6i"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking'Pump. No. 6 Camoron. Now York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x6"xl3". outside packed plunger pattern.    Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list.   We  may have just what you want.'  Agents for Northoy Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  BOX 108. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  W SflSSHT COSTS BUT ONE OElffrigBaBBHfa  To drop us a post card that we may call and give estimates.  It saves many dollars.  Never have any plumbing done until you havo seen our goods and our'prices.  STRACHAN BROTHERS. Plumbers.  OPPOSITE,  pr��sTorBnf)*n.  REILEY & BENOY  SUCCESSORS TO H. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD  WORK'!!*  EXPERT H0RSE8H0EIMC.  and oui  bolts  P.  J. RUSSELL  Bayer and Exporter of  RAW  FURS  Highest Prloes  Prompt Returns  Pair Assortment  ,1 attention given to all kinds of repairing ��,��..   -��   ^  ^^fehSiuJM"0'* ^*vy ^ * El��*aM- NELSON, B. O.  HARDWARE    COMPANY      Nelsou, wholesale   dealers ln  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' gupplleo,'  LIQUORS AND < DRY GOODS;  rpURNER,. BEETON ft CO.���Corner Vernon  *��� and Josephine streets. Nelson, .wholesale  dealers ln liquor*, clears and dry goods. Agents  for Patat Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. ,-  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HA1SDUTON* POWDER COMPANV-Baker  .street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and Mack blasting powder*.  wholesale dealers In eapa and fuse, and elootrte  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON  SAW   AND PLANING   MILLS,  UMITED-Oorner Front and HaU streets, -  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers ,  in aaah and doorsraU kinds of factory work mads  to order.  *  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANT. LIMITED���Corner Front and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers ln wines (ease and bulk.  uiAdmrinoMn ��tid'bni)arlnd rfflNUf*.  ANTI-CHINESE RESOLUTION.  Pursuant to resolutions adopted at a regular  meeting hold' on Saturday 'evening, December  22nd, l'JOO, jill members of Nolson Miners' Union  No. 90, W. F. M., aro requested to use every  legitimate means  To Discourage the Employment or  Patronizing of Chinese.  directly or indirectly. All union men and others  who believe in making this a white man's country, are requested-to co-operate in giving effect to  the aforesaid resolution.   By order,  NKLSON MINERS'   UNION.  Nelson, December 22nd.  Tho above resolution has been endorsed bv the  Trades and Labor Council of Nolson, and all  union mon, and others in sympathy with it, are  requested to govern   themselves   accordingly.  By order,  TRADES & LABOR COUNCIL OF NELSON  Nelson, Decembor 22nd..  ARCHITECTS.  T7WART ft'CARRIE���Architects.   Booms  *��� - and 8 Aberdeen blook. Baker stzMfe, Nelson. *   *4-'      -1  5 ���v~'   *_.-'  - *y  ���THE TEiffilNE.ylfBMOl SfcC. M0KDA^, BE��B*JAfc& 2S, 190.1  BANL OF, IOMBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST ....! VT:.    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and-Mount Royal ...Prosident  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouslon .". r General Mauager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootena:  A. H. BUCHANAN  y Streets.  .N, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and aU the principal cities in Canada.  THE CANADIAN  BANK QF COMMERCE  *     wiTn wmcn is amalgamated  THE BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  '    HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.    *  Imperial Bank of Canada  w..  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.1 .-'  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  -     -     -      88.000,000  -     -   " -   92,000,000  ACCREGATE RESOURCES OYER $65,000,000.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  Bell Sterling Exohango and Cable  Credits,  Buy and  Transfers. ���  Qrant  Commercial  and  Travelers'  available in any part of the world.  - Drafts Issued. Collections Made. Eto.  Robt. Kilgour,         Vice-President.  London Office, eo Lombard Street, B. O.  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  '    and US'Branches in Canada and the  United States.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  LARGE MACHINERY ORDERS  ���** V.  Activity at Phoenix.  Phoenix, .February -24.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���There are now  130-men employed by jthe Dominion  Copper Company in this camp, and;  of, these 92  are working {[on -the  Stemwinder,  where   hand drilling  still prevails.   This company continues   to   crowd  development   as  fast as possible and is putting on  men wherever they can be used .to  advantage.     Five claims are now  being worked, viz.-, Brooklyn, Stem-  winder, Standard, Idaho, and Rawhide, the latter by contract. Orders  have just been placed for machinery  which will cost the company in the  neighborhood pf $20,000 and will  place the concern in' a position to  carry   on the exploitation   of its  properties   on   a   more  'extensive  scale.   The   James   Cooper   Manufacturing,. Company^ of   Montreal,  through its Rossland agent, H.  R.  Kirkpatrick, secured an order for a  compressor, which is to be delivered  in three months.  <. An order for boilers and .engines  -went* to   an . American . firm, the  Bradley'..Engineerings Company" of -  Spokane.   The compressor will  be  an Ingersoll-Sergeant machine, or  what is - known as half of a high  pressure cross compound Corliss 20-  drill' compressor   with  simple air  cylinder, and of the" piston inlet  type. /It-Twill be fitted with all the  latest    improvements'  known   'to.  machinery.makers. The compressor-  will be fitted with one high pres-'  sure steam cylinder 18 inches in,  'diameter'by-36-inch'stroke and one--'  simple air cylinder 18^ "inches in'  diameter by  30-inch stroke.   The*  feed -water heater will -'be cof _ 200,  horse power capacity and, the air  receiver will be - 54 - inches by '12  feet in size.   Eight 3��-inch Ingersoll-Sergeant drills have been .ordered with columns and hose, complete. L  " From the Bradley  Engineering  Company the following -machinery*;  was received:   One 80 horse-power  ~   ��� rn i___ ���'_   SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits. ' Present rato  three por cent.  ���    -  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch,  hoisting engine, one 50 horse-power  hoisting engine made by 'the Ot-  tuinwa (Iowa) Iron Works, two  skips of one - ton apd. a- ton  and a half capacity respectively, four .80 horse-power boilers,  each having 16-foot tubes and. five  feet in diameter of shell, built according,to _ Hartford specifications.  For some time prospecting has been  -conducted on-the Brooklyn-ground  near the, skating rink to find a bedrock foundation for the new compressor. It will probably be,located  at or near the dividing line of the  Brooklyn and Stemwinder, so as to  work both properties and the Idaho  as well with one large machinery  plant.          WILD BUSH OF THE SEAFOETHS.  "Out of the nine months' cam:  paign, crowded every day with new  experiences andi fresh impressions,  the fact^that impressed me most of  all was the absolute self-reliance of  'the old man.' Roberts lifted up,  promoted or destroyed the army  'generals���men as big almost as himself in the public mind���as if .they  were little children. Yes.. Roberts  had despotic control, of 200,000  men and ��70,000,000."  The foregoing is taken from a  graphic interview' in the Sydney  Bulletin with "Banjo" ^atterson,  who was in South 'Africa as war  correspondent, aud who, as a writer  of swinging verse, may be termed  the Australian "\yhyte-Melville.   -  "The grandest picture of war  that I-saw," he continued," was the  charge of the Seaforth Highlanders.  My God! It tightened your breath  to- see them go across a quarter of  a mile of open. There are no bugle  calls in battle now. You see the  men lying prostrate on the ground  ���the bullets squealing and humming over them. When the officer  rises���that's the signal for the men  to rise and charge with him. And  these fellows, led by a subaltern  six ..feet four inches high���a big  Highlander in his kilts���rose with  him in a.flash. Thei e was no waiting, no watching, as with a. bad  regiment, for some one else to rise  and first draw the fire. They all  tsprang up and rushed'forward.   It I  was a cruel thing to watch���all  your nerves, were saying: 'One of  those men will go down, any moment, downl' And -they went  down���pitching heavily, helplessly  forward, for' all the world as .if  their feet had caught in something  and they hadn't tried to save themselves from falling.  "Oh! every feeling���even the ad-,  miration   for   their   heroism���was  lost in the feeling' of horror I   But,  they rose and dashed forward! rose  and   dashed .. forward !     rose   and  dashed   forward!   and   the   Boers  never waited to give them their  revenge.     Another     thing ���   that  impressed me was thatv no actual  battlefield in the slightest degree  resembled' the   battlefield   of   the  painter and the artist.  In a picture,  a gun is shown as it'tfppearson the  stage.   The gunners are, all'posing.1  The officer is there in a heroic'attitude, with ,his mouth wide open.  In, a real action you will see fellows  lying asleep beside the gun, while  their mates carry,up the cartridges  quick and lively,  load and Blaze,  while their officer is walking up and  down very rigidly. ��� And when the  bullets are coming at  them fast,  you can see that the men are thinking -hard  about v the  hotness.; of  things, butfthey say nothing.-.v   '%���  V'They do all'their Hvork1' quickly  and quietly.   And a battery com-'  ing.into action is a very different  spectacle from the artist's conception.   There is no flourish, no style,  about theireality... The animals are  broken and jaded; aiid you will.see  a driver nursing one wretch and  chopping^ into the other to, get the  gun along.   The effect of the campaign on the Australians will be to  make them 'fifty's times .more English than before.    I'm sure that the  bulk of oui' fellows would, after a  few months'   spell,   assist   in any  other English war, out of a, feeling  of comradeship.' And another effect  of this war on.the Australians .is  that it has killed inter-state jealousy among-them and has -caused  them to regard Australians as xone  people with one destiny." , j      t   f  D. K. Wllkio, General, Manager.  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 231 Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manasfw  hensive scheme for the saving of  upwards of $100,000,000 a year in  the operation of the railroads and  kindred industries..    - <*      - , .  'J^Z f^^Z <^<^1 ^Z^_l <^.<^. <^*&_ ��� C* ���  ESTABLISHED IN NELSON IN 1890  Huntington's Millions.  Executors of the estate of Collis  P. Huntington "have deposited a  certified check for $700,000 to cover  the amount of the inheritance tax  which wilF be collected by the  state. The deposit-indicates the  worth of the estate,' at the -time of  the testator's death to have been  .approximately- $70,000,000'��� more  than double- the estimate placed  upon it at the time. Owing to the  rise of railroad securities during  the last six-months, the Huntington estate is, worth almost if not  quite $10,000,000 more^.than it was  when.the will was offered, for, probate.  Germtm Atrocities.  '  George   Lynch, an English war  correspondent who saw service in  Cuba and South ��� Africa, and was  then commissioned by two London  papers - to  accompany   the   allied  forces on the march toPekin, writes  to the Herald a long description of  the terrible atrocities by the Germans,   with   which the. campaign'  was accompanied.- He.says : "After  marching into Pekin, leaving their  path - stained   with' the < - blood -. of  hundreds of  innocent people^ the  Germans   established ',a/ military  reign of terror in their section of  the city."   Every'day* there were  executions.   "One/day sixty-eight  were'shot.' ,They did ndt.-hesita'te  to resort to Oriental" methods for  the purpose of- extracting evidence  from their- witnesses. &' The "treat-'  ment of their prisoners,, as , I, can  personally testify from what I saw,  was most brutal." J -'   ''  . -Mr.-Lynch takes the missionaries  to task-for their looting.;. He thinks  that the Chinese,spirit of rebellion  is_still very"active and will- be .revived in-the spring.'     *"    y. ' ~~l  lass Time  GUARANTEED FOR THREE YEARS  Jacob Dover, The Jeweler,: Nelson, B. C.  PRICE LIST OF WATCHES AND MOVEMENTS  Vanguard Movement and Imperial 30-Year Filled Case.. $37-  Crescent St., 21 Jewels, Imperial 30-Year Filled Case...   28  P. S. Bartlett Movement, 17-Jewel Nickle Case.'.'. 7. .".$ '8.75  Appleton-Tracy Movement, 17-Jewelr Silver Case     20.00  o ... \a#��* u��. i?e haiLd,f al,,kl���?s of Watches and Jewelry, and sell thereto compete with. Eastern Prices.  '       ;    \.  Our Watchmaking and Jewelry department has no. equal, in Kootenay.. "Mail orders receive prombrand careful' attention'��� "*  .-   , . " >.''". 7���1 '___.'.. 7 ' -'" '     t" '  J '   -     '   -'   -"*" "   '    *���'   "   *       __ ,-.    "    *"* ���_- '*> * * **/7AVY  ��� AM'  , The Jeweler.;  C. P. R. Watch Inspector.   Time received every morning from Montreal by-direct wireryy  m  <^.��3.(Z3.C^'(Z3.C^.C=?.��Z3.C=?.tz2  tC=?'(Z3'C3"C=3'C3'e=>^'  1^*  - J  <v  *VE  'kin  yii  Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  ..   INSURANCE AGENT8 ���  Agenta for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES.  Desirable Business and Residence Lots  in (Bogustown). Fairview Addition.  RAILEOAD TRUST'S ECONOMY..  Plans'are being worked out by  the railroad companies which have  been brought together by "community of interest"- for making  widespread reductions of expenses.  Orders have gone forth to dispense  with all needless officials in the general offices and soliciting forced, and  all, unnecessary agencies will be  abolished. This policy ��� is to be  vigorously^ pursued- on- the.7*Union*  Pacific and Southern Pacific . sya^  terns-, "which' have lately /been*  merged in the Reading & Jersey  Central, the Southern Railway and  ^Mobile & Ohio, the Great Northern  and Northern Pacific, Gonld and  Kansas & Texas system, and the  railroads affiliated with the Pennsylvania.  It has further been decided to  cut down as far as possible the  actual operating expenses of railroads by taking off useless trains  and applying the."per ton mile"  method so successfully practiced by  president James J. Hill of the Great  Northern. The community of  ownership and absorption" of one  road by another will result in the  dispensing with perhaps 3000 men  in the general offices, including  some high-salaried officials. At an  average of $800 this means a saving  of $2,500,000 a year. Probably  5000 agents and solicitors will be  done away with when the full programme is earned out from one end  of the country to the other. Here  is a further saving of $2,500,000.  In operating crews, by reason of  cutting off useless competitive trains  and regulating the size of the trains  according to the traffic to be carried,  perhaps 12,000 men can be dispensed  with, thereby effecting a further  saving of $6,000,000 a ^year. This  would result in a total curtailment  of 20,000 men in the regular railroad service.' In the proposed re-  habilitation of the anthracite trade,  providing for the joint handling of  the entire output, some have figured  out a saving of 50 cents a ton, or  about $25,000,000 a year. There,  will also be a correspondingly large  increase in the. profits of bituminous coal through a concentration of  interests, such as is under way.  This, it is claimed, is a compre-j  The Drunk:Must Go.,  -The -use -of.' intoxicants by . employes   while on";duty, "or   before  , reporting for duty, is forbidden by  the rules of/the Wabash railroad.  :The adoption of a similar policy by  many industries employ ing hundreds  of men marks .a new era in bur  development, and indicates that the  regular    situation-holders   of  the  <future���in certain industries, at  least���will .be' those    with   clear  -brains and steady nerves.  MRS. CARR  LATE OF VANCOUVER  LADIES' TAILOR  Parlors formerly ocoupied by Miss MacMlUan,  Vlotoria Blook.  The patronage of Nolson ladies solicited.  Offlco on Baker Street, west of Stanley Street  j     v    \  ,NKLSON:  CD, J.LCHRliSTIE  -  General Broker    ���  'M  ,,- -   FIRE,  LIFE "AND  ,   ,,-    ACCIDENT. INSURANCE.  Money to'ioan-ai,8%or on tho installment plan.  ��� -.-.     ���'. ���- -^AvotiBeAe _.    ���--"'''-  The Haywood placc.vPrice.anditermSiOn application.     ���-,-*���-      -  3 fifty foot lots on Itobson street....'.'. |800 00  2 twenty-flve foot lots, ObservatorySt  000 00.,  A 25-footlot opposite ''the Phair Hotel, a,  bargain..'. f7.....-.t  650 00/  Several other good buys aro on my list.  J'    t -    Fop ~~��eqt.       .  7 Room House, Carbonate Street....'. JSO.OO'  G Room House, Mill Street,'...;.:.'.-.  25.00  'A* Ground-Floor Office'*.-.........".. .���-..-:...... 25.00  I Room Cottage  12 50,  The Hay ward place.' Cabins for rent.  ������ -    - foal ~  See my list of .  1 Estate.  Dr. Hawkey  * Has Removed to the      '"  ���. TURNER-BOECKH BLOCK  Corner of Ward and Baker Streeta.  THE GRANVILLE SCHOOL  1175 Haro Street, Vancouver.  A FULL LINE OF  ,   ; Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  -" Windows  Inside Finish  c local and oqaatk  Flooring  looal and ooast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  .Mouldings  Shingles  ��� Rough and   .  Dressed Lumber  ******************  ���"**"���*''<-- . i  The census of Cauffda will, be taken in April, "and the pop?  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.' Thek Daily,'  ' is delivered in Nelson by,carrier at>the following rates: Three  /months, $2.50; six months, $5;, one' year, $10. " A large* number  .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  Vf^?':' In <��'der to make.it an object, for all these people'to pat-;  ronize The.Tribune, the following sums are offered as prizes,'on  the following conditions': .  7 c   ,       .      .     " "���-.'���' '���*    '   .    ���"���  Canada    British Columbia .....  Northwest .Territories  Manitoba .: ..���..:.. :.'.'.-  Ontario- '..."....'.  Quebec ...- -. :;  New. Brunswick ���.   Nova Scotia  $100  . 26  . 25  . 26  . 251.  . .25  . 25  25>  Nelson":... ,':���  Rossland   Kaslo :. .*   Sandon-   Revelstoke. ..���  Grand. Forks-  Phoenix;.....  Greenwood  .$50  .   25;  25  .'.. 25  ,.c25  .. 26  ��� 26,  25  The subscriber remitting .$2 in. payment of either arrears/'*' j  or advance subscriptions to The'Tribune will lie entitled to give ' '  an estimate on the population 'of any two places in the list named  above ; $2.50, to three estimates; $5.00, to five estimates ; $10, to  ten 'estimates.   Fill 'out blank' below, in accordance with above  terms, and remit amount of subscription-to ' '  The Tribune Association, Limited    . NELSON, B. C.  mmmnmuimiuuminmmmiiiiiiinHi .^.rrT^r  Boarding and Day School for Girls. Will reopen January 15th. Terms moderate. For term I  and prospectus apply to  MADAMOISELLK KERN. Principal  of all kinds.  a WHAT TOU WANT IS MOT W STOCK  WE WHXi MAKE IT FOB TOU  OAUi AND OfiT PRICKB.  Tf(E CREAT LABOR  INVAI.UABLK TO  SAVINC  I1VBINE8S  MEN      ,  The Can-Dex Copying Book and InK.  INVENTION  AND   I-nOKKSSIONAf,  Lottersand other documents can bo copied perfectly and quickly without the use of water,  pro8M, brush or moisture pad.  JOHN BLANKY. Agent, Nelson, B. C.  KOOTENAY LAKE GENERAL HOSPITAL   SOCIETY.  k ���  NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING.  In accordance with tho bylaws of the Society,  the annual general mooting will bo hold in the  Board of Trade room on Tuesday, March 12th, at  3 o'olock p m. "    - '  All annual subscribers of the sum of $10 are  members of tho Society and eligiblo to tako part  in the oloctian of directors for tho ensuing year.  NOTICE OF CHANGE OF TITLE.  Notice is heroby given that at the annual mcot-  ing of the Kootenay Lako General Hospital  Society a resolution will be moved asking the  lioutenant-governor-in- council to grant a change  of title from ' The Kootonay Lake General Hoa-'  ��ltal Society" to "Tho Nelson General Hospital  ociety."  F. W. SWANNELL, Secretary.  NOTICE.  Rossland, B, C, November 9th, 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. B.  Salisbury, on which ho has neglected to pay his  share of the. expenses of the annual assessment  work.  To wit: :  A one-half (1) interest in .the "Bunker Hill'  mineral claim.   -  A one half (}) Interestin tho "Sullivan"mineral  claim. ...  A one-half (}) Interestin the "Fidelity" minora:  claim.  All the adjoining claims, Ituated on the -west  fork of the north fork of Salmon river. In the  Nel8on."Mlnina; Division,  This action Is taken under Section 11' of Chapter 45, of the statutes of 1899 and amendments of  1900. v. WHiLtAM B. TOWN8END,  Agent for William Griffiths.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAM BTBKKTB, ttmVfOM  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)        ..,  CORNER OF    ,  HBNDRYS AND VflRNON BTRXBTB  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-l White Pine Lumber Always in  StocH-  We carry, a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.    r<...~7  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  H. L T. HAULTAIN, G. E.  MINING  ENGINEER  ��E^5Uolf'     ��� - JiEtSON  The Cabinet Cigar Store  G. B. MATTHEW, Proprietor.  Headquarters for  "CARAMEL"   " POMMERY"  "SiyilLAX"   "VIRGIN   GOLD"  riiniinim  Name  -. ��� '.    .'   Post Office ;:. 7   Province -...,.   * j  Amount enclosed $   Subscription to Edition of The Tribune  Estimate as to population of  Canada   British Columbia   -North-West-Territories ^..-.-..-..-.-. ���.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-...-.-.-. .-.-  Manitoba   Ontario "   Quebec     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 1slt of April, 1901.  XIIIXTTITTTTTTTTTTtTTTTTTTTTTTTTtTTm I I . I I . . T ��� ��� . I It. T �� TTTTTTTTT |^ ;��� 1TTTTI H I 11 HI IM1I1..I...T I .H  tyORRISON & CALDWELL  GROCERIES  AND  PROVISIONS  OUR LEADERS-  The well-known NewdaHe Creamery Butter  :   In all Bized packages and 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 & Caldweli, Baker Street, Nefison  TRADES  .UNIONS.-  '-A  Fxm  ��� \.Arfr  WE^N-BONKRS' ONION NO.' 98, W.F. It /,'  ���*���' ^M�����Aleeta ia miners' union rooms.-north*',  enstoornerViotoria and Kootenays troete, every ' .  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock:' .Visiting^meni \ ,  bewwolomoe. 3M.R.Mowtttt,Pre8ldontrJa*mo "/T *  Wllkqs, ' Seoretary. - Union Scale or Wages **%  for Nkfbon- District���Per calilft, "machine "^ , .����,  men, fs.fi0: hammeremen miners. $3.25; muckers.'* **"^<>%2;1S  carmen, shovelers and other underground labor- J^'>%iftt$*  ers, $3 00. "<   'ft.'. ' *  .   v-    -p  ,*>     ��, ���.:     '      "  mRADKS AND LABOR COUNCIL.i-The regu- \, '<A%  * rlar -meetings of tho Nolson Trades and jJSot (A-    #��9  Connoll will be held in the mlnenf union hall.^'  C. P. R. DulldinK.  corner Baker'and1* Stanley  streets, .on the first and; third Thursday of eaoh.  month, at 7:30 p, jn.   C. J. Clajton. .President. -  A. T. Curie, Secretary.^ ���- ' -, ��  ���'- ..<*_..  rpHK regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union '-*'  J-   are held on Wednesday evening'of each  week, at 7 o'olock, In the Miners' Union hall oor-"  '  per.. Vlotoria  and.Kootenay streets.. Charles ���,  Clayton, President.' John MeLeod, Seoretary. ,-4.  y&  -$&�����_  ^re_.  -> *>JS  ; -m  - >3��  BAf^ERS' UNION���Nelson Union. No. MeTof / '* %W  *���* the In ternationalJournevmen Barbers U ii- -. 7'"g��  Ion of America, meets .every first and third Mon-'   r'^ ,<tA  T.ABORBRS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pfor*,!. , .  JJ teotive Union. No. 8121, A. P. of L., meets ti'i-A$&#,  Minors' Union hall, C. P. R. block, corner of frtK^<4  Kaker and Stanley streets, every Monday eveniuic "2' <, ���*  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of theAineri- PZ'S'"?  can<;FederaUon^��Brdlafly-<'lnvlted^to-attend. ���]�����-^$  A. J.,Curio, President.-_.Johni,'ltoDorts.r��re-<��� _, -��-Vfe'  cording secretary.  '   *-���k. <-��� a       _       ..'_-.,-*, >..  Ai  ors' Union hall at 7:30 sharps J. H. Mill ward.,'  President; Will J. Hatch. Secretary. -��� -���-     ^V  COOKS' AND WAITERS'  meeting*)   ev<  Mini  UNION-Rogular  ��� , . -.--.��. k'cryi Tuesday, evening at 8'30  o clockkin Mineru Union'Hall, corner'of Jtaknr  and Stanley streets.* Visting brethren cordially  invited. Chris. Lnft, president; H.-Sniolser,Jiln-  ancial and recording secretary. , ~  -.  PLA8TKRRRS' UNION-The O.' P. lrA.No.  ���*���    172, moets ovory Monday eyenlng in the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at -  R o'clock. - J.  D.  Mover.-ureeidenti;-William  Vice, socrotary, P. O. Box 61(��. "-        v    -  ��� v^|  *  FJRATEBNAL  SOCIETIES,  is-~rf*_a<i��.  NKLSON LODGE, NO. 28, A. W. Ic A. U\  Meets second Wednesday ln eaoh month,'  Bqjoumlng brethren Invited, s-s'^r.jr-*   lay streets." every   , rat8o'<dook.   VlsiUng KnlghlH  oonllally invited to attend;  JI. M. Vincent C. C.  A. T. Park, K. ot R. & S:  Tuesday evenli  lly     -  T7-OOTKNA.Y TENT NO. 7,* K. O. T. M.���  xi- Hold their regular meetings on the flrst and  third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir  Knights aro cordially'invited to attend. Ti. A.  -Browti7RrK.;���ATAV. PurdyrConiTTKrJ7SI ecir  D.S.C.  meets ln L O. O. F.  Kootenay streets.  Friday of eaoh month.   Visiting  Invited.   W. W. Bradley, W  NULSON L. O. U. No. 1692  Hall, oorner Baker an  1st and *8rd- Friday of eat  brethern oordlally Invited.   W.     .  M.,A.Mlnty. Recording^eoretary.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To Gko. H. Lammkhs. J. IL Cransion, or to  any porson or portions to whom ho may have  trnnsforrod his intorest In tho Harvoy Joy  minoral claim, nt Morning Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division.  You are hereby notified that I havo ozpendod  Ono Hundred Dollars ln labor and improvements  upon tlie above mentioned mineral olaim. in  order to hold said mineral claim undor tho  provisions of the Mineral Act,'and if--within  ninety days from tho date ot this notice you fail  or rcfUHO to contribute your proportion of such  expenditure, together with all oosts of advertising, your interest in said claim will becomo the  property of tho subscriber, under section four of  an Act onllUed "An Act to Amend tho Minoral  Act, 1900." SILAS H. CROSS.  Dated this 12th day of December, 1900.     -  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNEBS  To T. A. SrKVKNBON, or to any person or persons te whom ho may have transferred his  intorest in the Lila mineral claim, nt Morn  ing Mountain. Nelson Mining Division:  You aro hereby notified that I havo expended  the sum of Ono Hundred and Fifty-Seven Dollars  in labor and improvements   upon   tho abovo  montioned minoral claim. In ordor to hold said  mineral claim under tho   provisions   of   tho  Mineral Act, and if within ninety days from tho  date of this notieo you fail or refuse to contribute  jour proportion of such-expenditure, together  with all costs of advertising, your interest in f aid  claim will become tho proporty of the subscriber,  under section four of an Act entitled "An Act to  Amend tho Minoral Act, 1900."  DANIEL   HERB.  Dated this 12th day of February, 1901.  Notice of  Application to  License.  Transfer a  Notice is horeby glvon that I intend to apply at  tho noxt sitting of tho Board of Llcenso Commissioners of the City of Nolson for permission  to transfer my rotail liquor llcenso for tho promises situate on the south end of Lot 1, Block G, in  the City of Nelson, and known as the Manhattan  saloon, to Charles H. Ink and Slegol Boyd.' -  CHARLES A. AVATERMAN.  Dated at Nolson, B.C.; this 15th day'of Febru-  ary,1901.*T ..���..,........,.-.���....,;,,, >....... ^  witness: Arthur K..VAoonAN.  MUSIC.  Mrs. D. B. Murray, graduate In vocal and Instrumental muslo. Is now prepared to receive  pupils for Instruction iu voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  S, A. MaodonaW building, oorner Joacphlna and  Vernon stzeefa. _ u
Assayers Supplies
We carry in stock a full line of Assayers' and Chemists'
Supplies. The quality of our goods cannot be excelled
and  our  pr.ces  are   reasonable.- ==- —- ^^^=-==_z=
Wo are British Columbia Agent.t for-
Mansfield Manufacturing Go.
nelson, b. c.
Builders aha
Having* taken over the business of thp West Kootenay Brick &
Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance
of tbe patronage "which'you have heretofore extended them. Hy
aim will be at all times to supply you with our produets at lowest
possible'prices. - Being in a position to manufacture goods in-larger
quantities than, before, we shall be able to supply the' trade at a"
lower figure. . '        ,     o
It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our
marble products, and iiext season we shall be ln a'position to supply
these, produets at reasonable rates. \"-   - S   >     J   -
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■ We shall also Keep on hand a
Tiles and Cement. „•
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. '.= ^ _l._ .' y.y '" r" <•-'"' '' -
"--.,, ,We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors-and
Builders.": ' .    AA~ 'A       '     "    -     *'    1' "
,  * - V " '    ERNEST MANSFIELD,.       "-'■
"   "_ '_ for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.,.
-'- j '     ' y     *       c     ' .""    r- •    Successors to
 "    The .West Kootenay Brick <S Lime Co., Ltd
The NeW
Por women are-too well-known to
need' much, comment. They are,
without doubt, the best of all
, $3.50, $4, and $4.50 Shoes.
t — A — , -
We refer,, onr, ^readers who question their- quality to friends who
have'worn them.
Baker  Street,  Nelson
The Young Men's Social Club will
give a free entertainment at the
Congregational church on Wednesday evening.
A special meeting of tho board
of trade will be held at the board
rooms at 8 o'clock this evening, when
the lead difficulty will be discussed.
It was reported here last evening
tliat a hotel at Fernie and one at
Lethbridge were under strict quarantine owing to the outbreak of
The adjourned annual meeting of
the subscribers of the public library
will be held at the library room at
5* o'clock Wednesday afternoon.
All interested are requested to
attend.    -> "
The traffic over the Spokane Falls
& Northern, which has been considerably interfered with during
the past week by heavy storms and
slides, is again organized and trains
are running on time.
1 Constable Wilson of Creston, who
toook two prisoners, Allan McLaren
and William Howard to New Westminster returned to Nelson on Saturday night. The prisoners were
quite peaceful and no trouble was
encountered during tlie tiip. Mr.
Wilson leaves for home this
morning.      - -   •
Walter Beaton, an ice dealer at
Bear lake, was killed- last Saturday
by slipping and falling under a
moving train. Mrs. Macdonald,
wife of 3. A. Macdonald, who is em
ployed at H. D. Ashcroft's blacksmith shop, is a relative of the
deceased,- and she was notified of
the accident on Saturday- afternoon, when, she, immediately left
for Bear lake.. .    \.
„• -William Downie of- Vancouver,
who-has lately been appointed as
superintendent of the C. P. R. at
Nelson, will not arrive in the' city
to take charge of -his duties:until
next ' Saturday. -„~ Captain "-Troup,
who will go to Vancouver, and who
is now ononis way. from .the east,
will arrive"in Nelson 'about Thursday.*'" He will "leave for"the coast
shortly after'his arrival,  f    i '*£.
Out" of the five games of^curling
ttiat jvere played here on Saturday
between Nelson and the'rinks .that
came1 down from. Sandon and Kaslo
the"visitors "were successful in - se-
curing   only   two   games."  ■ Every
game was closely contested and the
home'teams found their match in
individual playing. - Although the
visiters lost three games it was only
by one or two points. -._ Nelson" may
play a. return game at an early date.
On Saturday, David- Church of
Erie applied' for a liquor licenser
A meeting' of the license commissioners will.be" held at the" office "of
chief   of   police    Bullock-Webster
tomorrow afternoon, "but it is not
likely that the application will be.
considered as it came in too late.
The  application   to  transfer -the
license of the Valley Hotel at Ymir
from John Cosgrove to A. Anderson
will probably be the only matter
The session of the supreme court,
which was opened two weeks ago,
will probably not be concluded until the middle of this week.' When
court is opened »this.morning the
sion-will-be; dispatched from Nelson, whicli is now the recognized
central point of the Kootenays. A.
H. Lewis and L. H. S. Armstrong,
who are now stationed at Trail,
will assist ft. Armstrong, who is
engaged at the local station. There
will be'three shifts of eight hours
each. 'The hew method will be a
much bett'eVvarranganient, as tho
work will be under tlie direction of
the 'superintendent. At present a
considerable amount of communication has to be carried on, whicli
makes it very inconvenient at
A Promising Group,
Probably.-no mine in the New
Denver district Jias made such rapid
advancement as'the Hartney since
it was taken*over by the American
company known   as  the 'Hartney
Mines,   Limited,   with   its   headquarters atrRocbester, New York.
The company, has*had control of
the property for the past year and
since that time it has progressed
rapidly.   Although   the work 'has
been -exclusively   in   development
shipments amounting to nearly 200
tons have been uaade.   The group is
now in a fine -condition aud shipments will be increased in the near
future.- <r   .*'  . ;      "*.*-.-   :  ;
H. A. Higbie of Rochester, secretary and managing director of the
company/.who has just come from
the east, leaves-Nelson this~~inorn-
ing for the* mine and will make his
annual report to the -directors, on
his return.^ "JHastates that the only
drawback to the property at present-is that it is not provided with a'
proper wagon road. Last fall "the
provincial 'government granted
$3000 for^.thepurpose of construct
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ZE3I.   B"3TEIiS  cfc   CO.
Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters
TELEPHONE R storo> corner Baker and Josephine Stteot)
* '***
The Nelson Clothing House
Great Slaughter Sale
• 0
In order to make room for Spring Goods, I have decided to soil for tho noxt thirty days all
goods in stock at greatly reduced prices.. All heavy goods, aw ay down,, cost not considered, and in
Clothing, GeutR' Furnishings, Hate and Caps, and Boots and Shoes 1 will give from 10 to 25 per cent
disconnt, and all Rubber Goods at cost. Now is tbe chance to partake of tho best bargains ever
offered in tho Kootenays. My stock is all new and up-to-date and the salo la genuine, so now avail
yourself nf the best opportunity to got good goodE at less than wholesalo prices.' Remember this is
for only 30 days. wmmm—_____^_mmm^mmmm^.
J.  A.   QIL,KBR,  Proprietor.
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.
case of—Marino vs.-Alexander et-al;
will be continued. On Saturday
the side of the plaintiff was* ended
and as far as Alexander was concerned the case was non-suited.
The defence of Sproat and Mclnnes
will be proceeded with.' Harris vs.
Pitts is the last case and will be
heard at the conclusion of the present one.   	
Return Game at Rossland.
'Although   the Nelson team defeated the Victorias of/Rossland by
a score of 12 goals to six in the
game played at the rink on Saturday night the latter put up much
better individual playing than the
members of the home team. ' From
the start it was quite evident that
the local team would win, as their
combination and especially that of
the forwards outwitted the visitors
at nearly every   turn.     Had the
combination been a strong feature
of   the   Rosslands   probably/ they,
would   not   have   suffered defeat.
Notwithstanding   that Nelson   secured fast and a large number of
goals Rossland did not slack its pace
and played a fast game to the last.
McOreary, their goal defender, lost
heart in- the last half a very loose
game.   Through this Nelson scored
two or three points.     The visitors
returned   home   last   evening and
already   arrangements   are   being
made for the Nelson team to go to
Rossland for a return game during
the latter part of this week.
ing a road in 'tlie direction of the
property.' ,.',The'road was built only
a mile or so wHIIef,the mine is™ situated ^ about, fdur^'.miles'vf rpm * the
town of "NewVDenver/ „ Had -the
road beeri^ advanced to th'e ;flats,
which-is, 8ome; little distance fur-
ther7*the company -would have cbmV
pleted it.to'the'^minAr, Mr.\ Higbie
said last eYehipg that ah endeavor
would be made to_,get the govern-'
ment to make 'another small grant
and have the,-, road extended-T.this
coming   ,^pi-ing. '  „ Unless Viliis
jvrork,is   dpne)Eit will   be   impossible -to ^continue; -the.,'*shipment
during . Vths  .^summer-.: months.
Tlie _ company } appreciates sTery
much'- whab ['.flip rgpvernment^" has,
i already done"."* 'Above the Hartney
group, which consists of _ six claims,
'-are situated'the'California "and the
^Marion mines, both of which have
'a   considerable ""amount* of* work
'done on'them.   (The7company controlling the California .will also advance money fori the furthering of
a road, as it badly needs the service
of good transportation..
* - The work on the Hartney  group
consists of  tunneling. jPivo have
fbeen run and all have a good showing of'ore.   The upper, tunnels are
in about 300 feet aud* the lower one
is in over 400 feetl " On  the,, plaims
are two veins, one .being' known' as
the Hartney and the' other as the
.extension    of    the    ' vein ^ - that
is   now  being  developed   at' the
Marion mine.   Work has been done,
only on the former, but in the summer   the mineral deposits of  the
other will be explored.   The Hartney vein is thought to be the one
that has been worked at the Bosun
mine whieh is situated some r distance below.   During'the' past year
'the force has consisted 'of fifteen
miners, but a few days ago it was
increased to twenty-five.   As the
work increases the company intend
to enlarge this number.   The, management also intend to make a few
improvements   by   installing new
machinery.      Continual'- advancement is their motto.
H. Smith of Rossland is at the
Madden House.  ,,,
A. C. O'Neill of Ymir is registered
at the Troaiont.
i   W. A. Davies of Kaslo is in the
city on supremo court matters.      .
H. Bentley, a prominent merchant
of Pernio, is in Nelson for a few days.   '
P. Wade who has been in Rossland for the past few days, has returned home."
M. E.'Hall of Montreal arrived in
the city yesterday and is stopping at the Queen's.
,   C. A. Bell of Montreal, C. P. R.
auditor, arrived in the city last' evening.   He is
registoiedat the Hume.
H. Richardson of, Rossland, G. G.
Henderson of Fernie and P. H. McBvveu of Now
Westminster are at the Phair."  "      '
H. M. Burritt of Vancouver, C. A.
Godfrey of Winnipeg and John Elbert of Spokane aro registered ax, the Hume.
P. L.' Seixas of St. Paul,' the representative of the Northwest; Magazine, accom-
fianied by his wife arrived in the city last even-
ng.  They aro stopping at the Humo.
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' iTo let—Furnished rooms in Carney block.  Apply Miss Garrett. ' „ - %
' ,Gotothe,01d Curiosity Shop if
you want to buy or sell anything.
Cash paid, forrscrap, iron/ brass
and copper.  Nelson Iron Works. --. „   ~
"Hack" calls "left at „the   Pacific
'Transfer barn* on Vernon street). * Telephone
callSS.       !■,'--_,•-      _*-    *  f  -  r.   .-
Por Rent.—Two fine offices-cen-'
trolly located. "Apply to A. H.Buchanan, Bank
of Montreal.  - -,   ..      :     7 ;   -
>   Two large**-well-furnished, rooms
to lot. 1 and 5 Macdonald,block, corner Joso:
phine and Vernon.'   _     j    „"„'/  - * )
^ For., Sale.-Good^flshVbusiness.
Large hotel trade. .Apply corner, of Josephine
and Silica streets. -_-_     ' ' ^ *   . >
■^  Wanted—Tie   .makers; - axemen;
nurse girL/ Nelson Employment "Agency, Baker
street.   J. H. Love. -\ - _ ~ ^ ■,__***
Japan Tea of* all kinds to suit
your taste. _Sun Cured,, Spider L«,'Pan Fired
in bulk or packages.   Kootenay Cofifee Co.|
' Milk business for?sale^The only
dairy in Fernio. 20 cows. '.Will be Hold at a> bar-'
gain.   Apply D.J. Whitney, Fernie, B.C.^
' F Ranted—A,few -firs't-classs,stone-
1 masons and stonecutters on the. Robson bridge.
Union wages paid.' Apply/at'the work. Jolin
Gunn. ..        , _.-...*.
Pouud.yA pocketjbook 'containing* a small sum of money. Owner can. have
eainoby proving property and payiug'for this
advertisement.      ' - _ »- -
Messrs. McEwen & Simpson, corner of Josephine and Silica streets, have had
their storo connected by telephone. Their number is 271. .,       , ^
Por fresh candies, fruits, nuts, &c.;
cigars and tobaccos of the best brands, call at the
Bon Ton, Confectionery, Baker* street, Miss A.
L.Khnkwilz. ■-- .-• "-
Furnished Room to Let—Large
fro r t room to lot: cen trally located. Apply to M.
M. Fraser, Bast Victoria 1streeI, near corner of
Hendryx."      _ %    -
., That fine blend of .Ceylon Tea we
are selling at thirty cents per pound is (riving
the best of satisfaction to our many oustomers.
Kootenay Coffoe Co.   ~ .
Eight-roomed- house, partly fur-
nishod. to ront in tlie Hume'Addition, either to
one or f wo families. Apply Mrs. Hartwig, Hume
Addition. -
want style and comfort in your corsets.   Nothini
hut imported goods. ".Wosb block, corner
Baker and Hall streets. -
To Let—House on corner of Victoria and Cedar streets.. Six rooms, bathroom
and modern conveniences. )Ront $25. Apply to
A. E. Coxhead, next door on Cedar street.
For rent—On March 1st, house on
cornor of'Front and Park streets. Five rooms,'
bath room. eto. Rent, including water, $2/>. Apply to K Kilby, next door to McBride's stables.
Western Canadian«, Employment
Ofllco—Malo and female help of all kinds furnished f roe of charge. Victoria struct, next door
to Public Library. • Phono 270.   P. O. Box 711..
We  have, Indian, * Ceylon, and
China Toas in great variety, choicost quality.
Wo make a specialty of blending teas and sell
them in nny quantity at lowo&t rates. Kootenay
ColTceCo. . .   .
For Sale—Moving picture machine
and slorooptlcon combined.  Film's eighty Boor
war slides.   Kvory thing complote.  Never *
used.   Great bargain,
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'8 Roquefort.    *
Imported Swiss. -
Also ihe Finest Canadian Cream.
The Leading Grocers.
Telephone. IO
K-W-C Bakep Street
-A poor'dinner or tea" plate it will be sure: to
break. We„have a line,of Camp Ware that looks
neat and> will: wear like iron.    ^ Y-"y ^    i.
Hotel  and  Restaurant
- -<•" - ^ ^ a A r yp ''-,■*  * - ---j ■.   <* * *' -.-'-•"-   ,-*'
Ware a .specialty. fWatch' for ouriiniport onlerl
direct-from Jthe "Ehjglish  Pottery,  whehi  prices
will /be  cut, in. two.-'"   . '•;''-:      "^       :    °        M
JllIlimniIIHTIinTITTtl»<Ht.TT»VTTTTITTrTTCT^T^]   rtrt..._•-.
yyrtfrd'estFlannelette^N ight^
r.':,Ladies Flannelette Nightgowns.regular $1.76 for $1.25
y    Misses and Children's-Drawers, to clear at 25c.    j -
, . 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
i    these and as long as they last will sell at these prices:
r Heavy Ribbed'Wool Hose, 45c line at 25c
Heavy Ribbed Wool Hose, 60c line at 36c
Heavy Ribbed Wool Hose, 65c line at 46c
Wo are daily opening new  spring goods which   we will sell at remarkably low prices
™   lo suit the times. *
ti it n i '.nnmixc
Every thing complote.  Never beon
Apply "Picture" Tribuno
of Landscapes and other scenes, Free with every purchase
of two packages of Cream of Wheat, the Breakfast Dainty.
Houston Block.
Telephone 161.
P. O. Bo* 176.
Located at Nelson.
- Another. chauge, aud rather an
important one, is to be made in
connection with the O. P. R. on
Friday, March 1st. The train dispatcher's office at Trail is to be
I done away with, and hereafter all
trains for the Boundary, Slocan,
Rossland and the Balfour exten-
The Jail Escape.
_ Convict John 'R.«Chisholm, who
escaped on Saturday from guard
McAlmon while he'was .watching a
gang who were digging a trench on
Stanley street, is still at large and
it is probable he is now "beyond-the'
reach of the law.' A description of
the prisoner lias been sent to all
surrounding Jpointe, but' no word
has been received. - The description
is as follows: "A^e 24 years, height
5   feet   eight   inches,   black, hair,
brown eyes, fresh complexion, clean
shaven   and   weighing   about   1.46
pounds."   He is easily detected as
he has an impediment in his speech.
He was confined at the provincial
jail for six months on the charge of
theft and his time would have been
up   on  tlie 24th of May.     Guilty
parties like to be sentenced to the
Nelson jail, as they think there is
always some hope of gaining their
freedom before they have served
out their sentence.   Probq.biy more
prisoners Have  escaped  from the
Nelson jail than any other institution in the Dominion.
Miss Von , .Der Werth—Clairvoyant, palmist and card reading. Gives advice
on commercial bnsiness and ^mining;-reunites
unhappy lovers and broken-up families. Boon!
1. over Thomson Stationery Company.
Farm to rent cheap—with about
300 fruit treea, one half nope of strawberries, one-
half acre other smalfcirults^and Ave acres of
clover. Rent to be pildHft making improvements. Apply M, Tribune offlco or Telephone
91, Nolson.
$100,000.     I want a gold mine
netting $100,000 annually. Free milling gold properties wanted. Send price, termB, full report,
etc. to Andrew F. Rosenborger, Room i, K-w-l!
Block, Nelson.  Telophono 1*04
Wanted — A woman -who   can
tako charge of genoral- housework. Three
children. Good home for right person. Wages
$18 a month. Will pay half fare to Fergueon.
Write at once to R. P. fettlplece, Ferguson, B C,
caro of Kngle.
For Sale—120 acres of first-class
agricultural and garden land, 12 milos from Nel-
"    ■ Tako    Will sell in 10, 20 or 10
Rosonbergcr, room 4, K-vv-C
Display in
Fall Suitings
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
Improved < Incandescent
Mirrpr. Globe Lamps
IMow in Stock. They
Improve Electric Light
Fifty £er   cent.
Nelson, B. d.   ' .   "~
Will sell in 10, 20 or 40
acre tracts.  Prico and terms reasonable.  A;
or address A. F.
Block, Nelson.
House for rent—Newly furnished;
good plumbing; convenient location. Snaps for
egiuners. An opportunity to apply, pare ot,
rent to purchase of furniture. Apply on premises to Mrs. Stndeisou, Carbonate street near
Josephine, or H. R. Cameron. ' ,
The Prospectors' Exchange is the
only place iu British Columbialwhere prospectors
can exhibit samples of tho r ore "to the mining
Rublic. Sond samples of your ore for exhibition,
lo charges made for exhibiting ynur oro and
listing your property. Room 1. K.-W.-C. Block,
Nelson' Telephone 104.
E. Skinner
Neelands' Building, Baker Street).
FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.
C.W. West & Co.
Anthracite 7.. $10.75
Crow's Nest        C.15
Blalrmoro     675
No order can be accepted unless accompanied
by cadi. 	
SSftLfcSStt""1     TIIEPHOME 33.
Victoria Street
Decorators and
Paper Hangers.
Large stock of high-class Imported
lecialty of tho square   shoulder—1


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