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Array 11  '��������"  fflh  WEDNESDAY  MORNING,  JANUARY  I,  1902  DAILY EDITION  SLOCAN COMPANIES MAKE  SHAREHOLDERS HAPPY.  ._ f  THE RAMBLER-CARIBOO, GOODENOUGH, AND SLOCAN STAR  DO THE TRICK.  v\  KASLO, December 31.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The Rambler-Cariboo  Mines, Limited, have declared another  dividend of threo cents per share  amounting to $30,000. This is the fourth  ��� dividend of like amount which has been  paid during the past year. Besides doing extensive development, the company  has installed considerable new mining  equipment, consisting of 2500 .feet of  A flume and pipe line, 400-light electric  \- plant, 60-ton concentrating mill, ->elt-  driveri air compressor, and 40-ton hoist.  These improvements cost the company  in the neighborhood of $40,000, which  was paid out of' the earnings for the  current year.. A circular sent out to the  shareholders under date of December  31st says: "The work outlined having  been completed and paid Lor, and the  condition of the mines and the treasury  being both satisfactory and gratifying,  we take pleasure in., affording you notice herein of dividend No. 8, payable  January 30th, and we confidently expect  that the earnings for the coming >oar,  after payment for improvements and  dividends No. 5, 6, and .7, the property  is handsomely equipped should pay  more; than one percent per month.. The  Rambler-Cariboo dividend makes ihe  third dividend declared from Slocan  mines" during the past ten days, Lhe  Goodenough, Slocan Star, and ���.Rambler-  Cariboo- having all made Chris.avas  . presents to thoir shareholders.  Mine Closed Down. ^*  SANDON, December 31.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���The Slocan Star mine closed  down at S o'clock.tonight, and not ;i man is  left on the MUX The intentions of the company are not known here. The dividend  paid: by the Byron N. White Company on  *~ ihe 20Ui brings chcis ���is��r*K'U.* y?'^: t��C.-<-  000, instead ot" $ass,030 as published in the  Paystreak. .' ' '       .'  Have Made Uwent.Representatlons.  WASHINGTON, December 31.���Secretary  Hay's view as to the proposed German program in Venezuela was communicated to  the German government in the shape of a.  written memorandum. This supplemented  verbal exchanges which had taken place  in Washington between ambassador Von  Holleben and president Roosevelt and between the ambassador and secretary Hay  at greater length. The state department  positively refuses to make public the memorandum or its substance,- but it is pointed  again that the basis of the United States  representations is to be looked tor iu Ihe  utterances of president Roosevelt in' his  annual message to congress tou-hmg on  the Monroe doctrine in its application to  South American countries which do not  pav thoir debts. Nothing has been heard  from Caracas to sustain the report that  United States minister Bowen,. through  urgent representations, has induced a  postponment of tlie execeution ot the German program. It is certain that no instructions to that effect have been given  Mr Bowen, though it is. admitted that it  ^-would-be=the_.duty^oLtlie=UiiUed___ States  minister to exercise all of liis powers  within the lines of the general policy of  this country to prevent possible bloodshed.  Confirmatory evidence Is had from unom-  cial sources of die purpose of the German  government to at least delay action against  Venezuela until the issue of the present  revolutionary movement.  Danish Government in a Stew.  BUFFALO, December 31.���A Washington  dispatch to a morning paper says: Information received hero' indicates that the  Danish government is in u terrible stew  "over the sale of the Danish West Indies  to the United Stales, the \\ iishliigion government thought that everything luul been  arranged lor the exchange of the treaty  by which possession'was to be transtorreii  from Denmark to the United States but  opposition to the sale has developed In  Copenhagen, which has frightened he new  Liberal ministry into withholding Its consent to the treivty arrangement. According  to tho understanding in oilicial circles hero,  the trouble ln consummating the deal lies  i'n" the inexperience of the Danish ministry.  For the llrst time ln many years the Liberals are In power, but they are ufi-uid to  take anv radical steps that may result in  the return of the Conservatives, who are  making the. most ot the matter over the  West India matter. A suggestion that a  plebiscite be held in the islands, to determine whether tlie inhabitants want American rule has been made but not formally'to the state department or Its diploamtlc  representative at Copenhagen. That this  government will not consent to a plebiscite  appears to have been determined, so that  Denmark has no chance,, of conciliating  her subjects by such a course.  Anxious to Sell the Panama Canal.  PARIS, December 31.���All the newspapers  her today publish an address to the shareholders   of   the   Panama   Canal   Company  issued bv M. Bunau Varilla, a large shareholder, who cabled December 21st and made  " an appeal to  the shareholders and others  at the beginning of .the year lo contribute  funds to carry on the work ot  the canal  and who  only  secured promises of.  _J0,uoU  francs.   In   this   address,   which   lakes   up  half  a  page  of  space   in   the  papers,   "*_.  Bunau  Varilla  gives  the   text  ol   a  lcttei  which he recently wrote to the new president of the canal company condemning the  decision  to  attempt   the  impractical  .task  of reopening the negotiations with Vv'a.,n-  inffton for the sale of the company's property, and urges that the only course open  to save the situation is for the company to���  make, before  January   17th   a.  straightfor-  Avard offer to sell the property for $-10,000.-  ���i-M   or    better   still,   notify   the   Isthmian  immission that it can itself fix the reason-  :   5)1_ purchase price at what it's report said  ft;,would.(haye\recommended  the Panama  rcUtef*'-"���*' -'���'-���  ' "   am  .   ,TJi&����-pe in Good Health.  ���ffSWii'.'.-bfeK, ..December   31.���A   private  * disrAt*^h.*l"A<!'5')f-^*.b,l8 evening from Rome  f_ froiiV tlie. i&Mr^tirenil J. H. Farley, aux-  IP-        -lrS^tiflwK^^New York' announces that  I'' ji^-*sad'��a^prlW3ttQvatidience  today  lasting  over h_dt an houfc. with  popo  Leo  Xlll.  In conirttvdictlon t&-the rumors that speak  of the feeble" fc-uultlon and frequent fainting i spells of tho pope, the bishop found  him in perfect' hea-lth, displaying marvelous lucidity of Intellect and strength of  memory. Me adds, that the pope was  pleased to charge him to transmit to the  most reverend archbishop Corrigan, to the  clergy, and to the people of New York the  apostolic blessing for the year.  Kitchener's Weekly Return.  LONDON, December 31.���Lord Kitchener,  under date of Johannesburg, December  30lh, sends a weekly budget showing since  December _3rd 35 Boers have been killed,,  5 wounded, *i_7 taken prisoners, and 51  have surrendered. These, says the com-  mander-lu-chief, do not include Dewet's  losses in his attacks on DarinoH and Firman, where It is stated that 50 "were killed-  and SO wounded. Diiwet is still In the vicinity of Langberg. Colonel Spence and colonel  Plumer came in '"wntact December 2Sth  with Britz's commando and took 27 prisoners. General Bruco Hamilton came in  contact with Groebler's commando near  Marydale on December 23rd.  The Year's Failures,  HALIFAX, December 31.���The failures in  Nova Scotia during the year closing were  113, with liabilities of $55S,337 and nominal  assets of S200.000. The failures in Prince  Edward Island were 12, with liabilities of  SlO-1,000 aud nominal assets of $38,000. In  Newfoundland the failures were 9, with  liabilities of $105,000 and assets of $58,000.  HISTORY OF FORT STEELE  OUR MINES YIELDED TEN MILLIONS  During the Year Ending December 31st, 1901.  By Dr. Hugh Watt.  The history of the town of Fort Steele,  under that name, dees not go back farther  than the year 1SS7, when major, now colonel  Steele, came in with a small force of the  Northwest Mounted Police, there being  some signs of insubordination among the  Indian population. .'David' Griffith has the  honor of giving the .place its present name,  and it is ono of which every resident of  the town is proud���stirring up,'as it does,  pleasant memories, personal and patriotic,  not only of the gallant oflicer whose name  it boars, but of the brave little troop of  Strathconas who went out from here two  years'ago, and amid the hills of the Transvaal fought so bravely for the queen and  ihe empire. There is. something in a name  and its associations after all, but name  and associations will not assure.to a town  that growth and prosperity which in these  days of keenest-competition all are so  eager!v striving for.-  lt was in the year of 1S03 that gold was  flrst "discovered on Finlay creek, and in the  following vear rich diggings were struck on  Wild Horse creek. Some of the dust from  these diggings being exhibited south of the  boundary -line, a rush for the new gold  lields immediately followed, and among  those who came in at this time (lStM) were  the late John T. Galbraith, William Fernie,  David Grillith, Robert-Dore, F; Quirk, and  P. Boyle���the latter .four o�� whom are still  in the district. The Hudson's Bay Company had had a small trading post near  the boundary, and this, following the in-,  (tux. of miners, was ������"moved- up to Wild  Horse cr6elc,* Ui"j"aii-'c5i-seh'vbehi6 at iUa  bend ot* the creek- near the hospital.'Something of a trading town too sprang up near  the diggings, and this nourished during the-  best years of the creek, but is now the  habitation ot* Chinese only, who still work  tho creek with varying success. - -     '  Besides the diggings on Wild Horse creek,  other portions of the district .were explored, and gold was discovered on Perry  creek in 1S0S, oh the Moyie and its tributaries, Palmer liar, Weaver, etc., in 1S69-  70, and on Bull river in 1871. In those early  clays, when .supplies'and" tools wore dear  and thus the expense of mining great, only  the shallowest and richest ground on  these creeks was worked. Various attempts  especially on Perry creek," were made to  reach* the deeper ground, but without much  success. The recent strike by Thompson,  Thies. and the Banks brothers, has demonstrated, however, that this can be done,  and a revival of placer mining.may be  looked for as a consequence, not only on  Perry creek, but others of the old historic  creeks, and not least on famous old White  Horse. .'���-.,  Tho present Chinatown on this creek,  about four miles from Fort Steele, was  known at iirst as Fishervllle, and was for  years the government headquarters for  the mining district of Kootenay. The flrst  gold commissioner was J. Bowler .Geoghan,  "appointed by"gove"rno"*rT>ouglas.���Hls^sue-=  cessors were j. C. Haines, P. O'Reilly,  judge Ball of Cariboo, W. Bushby, and  A. \V. Vowoll. William Fernie was also  for some time assistant commissioner.  In the year of 1870 John T. Galbraith  bought out the stock of the Hudson's Bav  Company, and from that date the firm of  Galbraith Brothers was the only -business  houso of Importance In the district, their  stores being located at Perry Creek,  Joseph's ' Prairie, Wild Horse, and "Gaf-  bratth's Ferry���a name which eventually  gave way to that of Fort Steele. The raiiph,  now the site of Cranbrook, was bought  by John T. Galbraith In 186! and sold "in  the SO's to colonel Baker. The beautiful site  of the St. Eugene mission was located by-  James W. Gulbrallh, and later sold to  Markley. from whom it was purchased for  the Oblat Fathers. The flrst mission priest  was father Fouquel. From a small beginning lt has grown in scope and Importance,  until now, with Its Indian Industrial school  and stately church, nil under the energetic  management of father Coccola, It is ono of  the most Important Institutes In the district. In 1S(!5, Mr. Phllllpps, now of Tobacco  Plains, was put in charge of the Hudson's  Bay Company's business here and was succeeded, on Ills becoming Indian agent, by  Mr. Hanllsty, now private secretary to  lord Strathcona.  May Be Thrown Open.  WASHINGTON, December 31.���If congress follows tho recommendation of the  war department, commerce between' .the  United States .and the Philippines and  among the islands themselves will- be  thrown open to foreign bottoms for an indefinite time. Already there is pending In  the house legislation looking to the exemp-:  tion of tho traffic betwen the Philippines  and tho United States from the operation  of the coastwise shipping laws, which requires all trade between United States  ports to be carried in American bottoms.  At the Instance of the war department,  this measure will be amended at once so  as to place the Inter-island traffic on the  same footing. Meanwhile, pending conclusive action by congress, the treasury will  continue the order suspending the application of the coastwise shipping laws to  Philippine commerce.  ���The French Shore Question.  ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland, December 3i.  ���The Anglo-French modus Vivendi covering the lobster question on the French  shore of Newfoundland expires today, the  1?st day of the year. It is not known .what  course will be adopted with regard to the  future of this question. Newfoundland Is'  not desirous of renewing the measure unless it be required by imperial exigencies.  The condition of affairs in South Africa  weighs largely with the colonial government in deciding what action will be taken  in this matter.   Mayor Buried  ORANGEVTLLE, Ontario, December 31.���  William Still, mayor of this town who died  on Thursday of last week, was buried yesterday, the funeral procession being the  largest ever seen here.  Although accurate data is not obtainable, it is safe to approximate the output of the  metalliferous mines of East and West Kootenay and Yale at $10,000,000 for the year 1901.  This is a slight gain over the year 1900, notwithstanding the shutdown of the mines at  Rossland because of the demand of the muckers for the same rate of wages paid in other  camps. The mines in East Kootenay, owing to the fall in the prices of lead and silver,  also suspended operations early in the summer. The losses, of Rossland and East Kootenay are offset by the gains made in the Boundary and the Slocan. Close on to 850,000  tons of ore in all were mined, .and the aggregate value ($10,000,000) shows that the ore  averaged over $12 a ton, which is a pretty good average, seeing that the ores of the  Boundary are low grade, probably the lowest grade of any ores in the world profitably  treated by fire concentration.    The figures are as follows;  ���;,-    -' -. TONS ..     S  Rossland mines, . .        . . . . .   .    . . 300,000  Boundary mines, . .        .* . . ���.-.'-.. . . 370,000  Nelson mines, ...      ... . . ��� . . . . 110,000  Slocan  mines, . .        . . . . ...... . . 30,000  East Kootenay mines .{^^ntrat-s1} ��� ...; ��� ;    .- .  ...* . 15,000  Lardeau mines, . .        . . . -. . . -      . 2,800  All other camps . .        . .. . >.. . . . . 10,000  monetary affairs of i he couatry, is seldom disturbed unless drastic action is  taken immediately affecting its interests. A western men at the head of  tho treasury department can pour oil on  the troubled waters of discontent in his  section of the country, and save the administration much criticism and embarrassment.  VALUE  $3,000,000  2,220,000  1,100,006  2,400y000  600,000  350,000  ;      330-000  TotAl  827,800  $10,000,000  CHANGE OF POSTMASTERS  An Early Day Postoffice.  ; Fourteen years ago Nelson's residents  were without postoffice accommodations  or postal facilities t/therthau those furnished by the-little steamer Galena and  "at,ff; Preu-Huiii-'s.store. -:In 4.8S9,.James,  A. Gilker came down- fromrRevelstoke  and opened a store in a tent which he  pitched on the ground now occupied by  the building on Vernon street in which  D. J. Robertson & Co.'s furniture store  is. Mr. Gilker was not postmaster, but  his partner (Frank B. Wells) who was  at Revelstoke was. The accommodations were the most primitive, and the  supply of stamps kept on hand was procured from captain George Haywood of  the stefmer Galena, he making the purchases at Bonner's Ferry from Uncle  Sam's postmaster at that place.  Mr. Gilker returned to Revelstoke"  in the fall of 1S89 and remained at that place until the spring of  1890." In his absence, Ed Atherton, who  was manager for J. Fred Hume & Co.,  acted as postmaster, _the letters being  kept in a candl-box nnd_r-*Ed's~b-dr  That winter Ned Bray carried the Nelson and Ainsworth mail from Kootenay  gtation, Idaho, a small way point on the  Northern Pacific railway. He had to  make a round trip once a month, and do  the greater part of the distance on foot;  but Ned had great experience in the business, and his deliveries were always  on time.  In the spring of 1900 Mr. Gilker returned to Nelson, and having erected a  building on Bakar street (his present  business premises) lie removed the post-  office frcm Vernon street tp Baker street,  and along with' the postofllce went- the  business of the village.  In 1893 Mr. Gilktjr was mado postmaster, and Nelson was divorcsd from^Rev-  elstoke. The business of the ofllco grew  steadily and there were a number of assistant postmast3rs, among others  "Jack" Lowes, H. V. Rudd, Duncan McBeath, Fred W. Walker, D. W. Rutherford, W. W. Bradley, Fred W. Burn,  and Mrs. Ida Coolly:' In 1899 the post-  office was removed from Mr. Gilker's  premises on Bakor street to the opera  house building, at the corner of Victoria  and Ward streets.  During all the time Mr. Gilker has had  charge of the office no registered mail  has gone astray, which is a record few  offices in Canada have. . Last night at  7:30 o'clock postoffbe inspector Dorman  transferred the oflice from James A.  Gilker to John Ay ton Gibson, and today  Mr. Gibson will be ihe responsible postmaster. He will retain Mrs. Cooley,  Harry McBeath, and night clerk Good-  child as clerks, and has appointed John  Lahore as assista'at postmaster.  On retiring, Mr. Gilker has the goodwill and the respect of every man and  woman who has transacted business'at  the Nelson postoffice, and he has seen  the business grow f;om two exchanges  to thirty-eight, and from a postoffice  that dealt almost entirely in United  States postage stamps to one that ranks  third in the province in volume of bus-  ness.  WHY NOTTRY IT IN NELSON?  -Let the Doctors Experiment.  CLEVELAND, .Mecembe- 31.���When  the health officer of Cleveland stopped  the ineffective vaccination crusade and  started    a    campaign   of    disinfection  >a-":a^t-sma'ipox'^ by  three-fourths of the physicians in the  city, and his plan Vas pronounced by  them utterly impracticable. But he  went ahead along his own line and ob-.  literated smallpox from Cleveland. The  suggestion that other cities profit by the  experience of Cleveland is similarly assailed by the doctors, who oppose their  opinions to demonstrated fact and take  no pains to state correctly the proposition which they condemn. One physician, admitting that formaldehyde is a  sure destroyer of disease germs, protests  that "it would be impossible to disinfect  every building, room, ooset and apartment in the city." Difficult, no doubt,  but net .impossible if it were necessary.  However, no such proposition has  been made, nor has 5t been asserted that  the entire city of Cleveland was so treated. Every district of Cleveland in which  "_mallpox=developed^was=furoigatedrand-  the health officer reports that in every  case where the formaldehyde gas system was usetLno further cases were reported from'mat immediate neighborhood. *!���    .  An ounce of fact is worth more than  a ton of theory, and against assertion  that "formaldehyde can never take the  place of vaccination" stands ��� tKe fact  that formaldehyde killed smallpox* in  Cleveland after vaccination had failed  to ckeck the pest, ,'t is declared by one  physician that while formaldehyde is  the best germicide known, it will not  prevent smallpox. He says: "vaccination and nothing els. so far discovered  will prevent the spr_ad of smallpox,"  and he cites from memory a German instance, ignoring the positive evidence  that the spread of smallpox was prevented in Cleveland by formaldehyde  and has not been prevented in other  cities by vaccination.  Vaccination is uot germicidal. It is  supposed to enable the system to resist  the attacks of smallpox germs or to  mitigate their- sevsrity, but it does not  destroy the germs. Apparently the  theory of the physicians is that when  all persons are rendered immune, the  germs of smallpox will die of starvation.  Formaldehyde kills the germs wherever  it finds them, and it is obvious that if  . there were^-no smallpox germs lurking  <#in the filth'of the city the presence of  unvaccinated persons would be no menace to the��public health.  Disinfection of districts infested by  .bacilli of' contagious diseases is practicable and unquestionably efficacious.  Wjiy there should be any opposition to  supplementing incomplete vaccination  with thorough disinfection is incomprehensible.  Will Quit.  MONTREAL, December 31.���The old  wholesale dry goods firm of J. G. McKenzie & Co., established in 1829, it is  announced is about to withdraw from  business, The heirs of late Hector Mac-  Kenzie, head of the firm, are anxious to  realize on their holdings,  Lord Strathcona is About Again.  MONTREAL, December 31.���The Star's  London correspondent cables: "Lord  Strathcona is about again. He Is spending  a few days at Knelworth and hopes when  he returns to oflice this week to further  arrangements already afoot to banquet sir  Wilfrid Laurier during his trip here next  summer.  ���    Rich Man Makes a (_ift,  TORONTO, December .11.���Sir William  MacDonaln* of Montreal, has given $125.-  to the Ontario government to be used in  the erection of buildings at the Guelph  Agricultural College, for the purpose of  giving instructions to school teachers on  domestic science.  .'���-'Oi'-V  -.j....,  IDAHO'S  BIG   LEAD   MINE  Will Rival the St. Eu��ene.  SPOKANE, December 31.---"We. shall  have, a 20-drill compressor and a concentrator in place on the Continental  before spring, unless plans miscarry,"  ?aid A.^Klpchinann, resident - director of;  the new Idaho-CoAtinentai Mining company, lastnight. Mr. Klochrriinn is just  down from the mine, near Port Hill,  Idaho. , *  "It is looking fine," he said in discussing the property.' "We have 22 feet  of high grade concentrating ore in the  lower tunnel that will go ?26 to the ton.  In addition there is a 20-ihchstreak of  clean galena worth $80 a ton. The clean  ore, "which is of a magnificent quality,  is being sacked for shipment as fast as  broken down. The concentrating product is saved until the time comes when  we shall have a plant on the ���"������round capable of handling ihe lower grade stuff.  "The company, which is hacked by  iron miners of Duluth, Minnesota, is  planning to put in heavy machinery for  working the property on an extensive  scale.^-jy.e^are^satlstted^that the_jUon-_  tinental is one of the very biggest lead  mines in the country, and we mean to  operate it accordingly.  "As an instance of the. thorough way  in which the Idaho-Continental company  i going ahead with development, I may-  mention the fact that we have spent  $20,000 in improvements around the  mine in the past month. We now have  100 men at work. Thirty of them are  miners and teamsters getting opt ore,  and the others are at work on the road  which connects the property with Port  Hill. The road is nearly completed, and  will be in fine shape in a fortnight.  "We are meeting with only one trouble. The weather is so mild in the  Kootenay valley that there, is no snow  at all on tho lower part of ihe road, although there are five feet on the f-um-  mit. It is impossible, therefore, for us  to get out ore for shipment ,just now,  and we are eagerly waiting for more  snow. The company has made favorable  terms with the Everett smelter to handle the output of the mine, and we expect to ship 1000 tons this winter. That  will be clean high grade ore, for the  concentrator will not be working until  spring.  Iowa Controls the Government.  WASHINGTON, December 31.���When  Leslie M. Shaw of Iowa becomes secretary of the treasury three men from one  state will practically,cqpjt-ol the government of the United -States. Such a concentration of power is so unusual to be  unique in the history^ of the republic.  Speaker Henderson and senator Allison,  both of Iowa, endorsed the appointment  of governor Shaw, ard it was only after  consultation with them that h,e accepted  the position. Speaker Henderson can  arbitrarily control tn�� house. Senator  Allison, as chairman of the senate committee on appropriations, can almost  dominate legislation in that body. Secretary of the treasury Shaw will revise  the estimates of all governmental departments. He can make himself the  autocrat of the administration. The selection of governor Shaw to be secretary  of the treasury is regarded here as the  best political stroke yet made by president Roosevelt A large proportion of  financial dissatisfaction originates in the  west.    The   east,   which   controls   the  ii  Battle Eoyal in Ohio.  COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 31.���The  fight over the organization of the Ohio  legislature took definite form today at  noon, when the Hanna side of the controversy announced its slate. There is  no Hanna candidate for president of the  senate pro tern; W. B. Uhl of Cleveland  is slated for clerk of the senate; W. S.  McKinnon of Ashtabula for speaker of  the house, and Burgees L. McElroy for  clerk. The Foraker ticket is as follows.  For president of the. senate, Frank B.  Archer of Bellaire; for clerk, sheriff  Scobey of Troy; for speaker of the  house, Aaron E. Price of Athens; for  clerk,: Harvey V. Speelman of Marietta.  Each side accepted the terms of the  other. The candidates are on the ground,  and there will be a battle royal from  how on until the caucus on January 4th.  GOODERHAM IS BOYCOTTED  BAILROADS SHORT  HAVE NOT ENOUGH CARS  AND  ENGINES..  --������v5  j-j  -IS-  '_*.���-.  Want None of His Whisky.  ROSSLAND,.December 31.���A strong feeling of indignation Is being expressed all  > over Canada regarding the action of the  Gooderham syndicate towards the employees of their mines ln Rossland. Vigorous action is being taken to assist the  miners in their, struggle. The following  article, taken from the Vancouver World  of December 24th, expresses the feeling of  ��� the workingmen of the west:  "Tho labor men of the province are asked  to drink no more of Gooderham & Worts'  whiskies; at least not.until such times as  the Rossland labor troubles in connection  with the mines in which the Gooderham  syndicate is interested .are filially settled.  The Vancouver Trades and Labor Council  held its regular meeting" last night and at-  ter aidiscussion of the subject resolvea to  boycott the firm.- This, perhaps, is the  most aggressive action'taken by the labor  people against any of the Arms: who control  the mines. Usually they are so situated  that they are not getatable, - but in this  instance the men feel that they c_n hit  one of the owners by another means. Gooderham, the manufacturer of whisky, is connected with the syndicate of Gooderham Ac  Blackstock, which owns the War Eagle  and Center Star mines at Rossland, where  the strike is at- present In progress. Considerable of the productions of the distillery firm come to this province, and as  the labor element forms a large portion of  the population; thte boycott will mean  something. The action taken last night by  the Trades and Labor Council was decisive and after'the- matter had been fully  discussed'. The other unions ln the province  will be asked to join.in and make the boycott gen6i'al.''-*_i��-s;d��js*in*vitingall *-ubordin^  ate unions throughout the province to join  with them in eschewing any of the products of the Gooderham.& Worts distillery,  in consequence' of Mr." Gooderham's prominent identification with the Rossland  mines, In which owners and employers  have been at outs-for some time pas>t, lt  has been decided to extend the proscription to other large - concerns in which  Gooderham capital is invested, notably the  Manufacturers'i,Life Assurance Company,  and-the Bank'of Toronto."  Among the letters received by the Trades  and Labor Council of Rossland, promising  aid and support, are many from the extreme east. The universal .���feeling ot indignation is-shown by these letters. One from  one of the largest unions in, Montreal,  Quebec, is published in p**.rt:  MONTREAL,, December 26.���J. McLaren,  secretary Rossland Trades and Labor  Council���Dear Sir: 1 wish to let you know  that by a regular meeting we took action  to boycott the products of the Gooderham  & Worts distilleries; also we will' not patronize the Manufacturers' Life Assurance  Company, nor the Bank of Toronto; and  we have written to Mr. Gooderham to compel an investigation of the claims of the  War Eagle and Center Star mines. I remain yours fraternally,*   ED  BERTAURMEE,  Secretary Local Union No. 137, Brotherhod"  Carpenters and Joiners of America.  Declared to Be a^ Pirate.  CARACAS, .December '31.���The Official  Gazette publishes today a decree signed by  president Castro by whibh tfie steamer  Labertador, formerly the Banrlgh, is declared to be a pirate. The government of  Venezuela has offered a rew_rd of $10,000  for the'cargoTshe carries to the Venezuelan  or foreigner who shall seize her. The Labertador is being used ii�� the interests" of  the revolution against Castro. The Banrlgh was last reported December 2Gl.h at  Fort De France, Martinique. She came out  from Antwerp and lt ls*ullcged ulie carried 10,000 Mauser rifles.  Shot at a Witness.  WiLKESBARRE, Pennsylvania, December 31.���Michael Joyce, a resident of Pitts-  ton, had his boarding mistress, Miss Mary  Caddon, arrested tonight for stealing some  money from his room. The hearing wnis  held at the office of magistrate Barrett of  1'lttston. When on the witness stand the  woman denied the charge. Without giving  a sign Joyce who sat near by pulled out a  revolver and llred at the witness. The ball  struck the woman ln the neck. A* doctor  was summoned and Miss Caddon.removed  to her home. Her wound is not a dangerous  one.  Tried to Lynch Him.  MIDDLETOWN, Deccmbier 31.-rJames  Kelly, a negro, tonight, it is alleged, brutally attacked Miss Edith Davis of Port  Jervls. An alarm was gl-ven and Kelly ran  to his own home pursued by officers and  an angry crowd. Ho was found under a bed  and taken to the Goshen jail while threats  of lynching were made. Nine years ago  Bob Lewis, a negro, was lynched at Port  Jervls after attacking a girl.  Prince Will Go to Germany.  LONDON, January 1.���King Edward has  deputed the prince of Wales to attend emperor "William's birthday on January 27th  at Berlin. It is believed that- this action is  probably taken with the intention' to emphasize the good relations existing between the two countries. The prince of  "Wales will start for Berlin about January  21st and will remain there one week.  Dismissed for Gam_lin��  BOISE, Idaho, December 30.���City clerk  AVilliam V. Helfrich was summarily dismissed from office last^evenlng for gambling. He committed the offlense while drinking. Several arrests of persons who played  with him have been made. One of these.  Harry ' Le Roy, was today convicted and  fined $100, taking an appeal. Tho other cases  have not been heard yet.  THE AMOUNT OF FBEIGHT OFFERING  AND  HANDLED  WAS  NBVEB SO LAEGE.  NEW ORLEANS, December 31.���President Kruttschnitt of the Southern Pacific  states that about only one-third of tho  new engines ordered by the Southren Pacific have been delivered, and it will be  impossible to get all the remainder before-  the middle of February. With its 8000 miles  ot road, the company has been short 1000  cars daily. This means a delay of 24 hours  on shipments, as tho dally movement is  from 3000 to 4000 cars. On some lines with  only 300 miles of road, the daily shortage  has been from 5000 to 6000 cars. One of tho  flrst things that- demanded Mr. Krutt-  schnltt's attention the other day when he  returned from New York was a problem-  growing out of "the car shortage. Tied up  at Houston, Texas, were between 300 and  400 cars of New York freight, owing to tho  lack of engines to move. The only remedy  for this condition was to divert these shipments to Galveston and load them on ono  or two ships. The cars thus released will  be used in getting the product of- the rice  and sugar belts to market. In sending the  freighc to New York by water, the delay  will not be greater and not as great as  would be caused by a continuation of 1ho  blockade at Houston.  MONTREAL, December 31. ��� Eastern  shippers, especially those in fhe northeastern states of the "Union, are in far  worse plight than those ot the west Tho  shortage of cars which is said to exist in ,  Manitoba is even more severely felt acrosa - ^*  the border. Mills, furnaces, and collieries -_  are shut down all through Pennsylvania, */<���  New York, Ohio, and New England becausa , **���  of the dearth of cars on the big American ~ '\  lines The fact is the great wave of pros-J*"*, j  rpelty which has swept over this continent" y  owing to good times and unusually abun-      �� ^  dant harvest, has caused such a huge and v   sudden demand for freight cars that tho' ~ *"*  transportation companies are not able to **��� *  supply them in numbers sufficient to ,re-" t '^  lieve the blockade Compared with th- -��� ,  deadlock In the great producing centers ot '-,  the United States, the slight congestion; *��� -  from which shippers in the Canadians. "*".��������  Northwest appear to suffer is a trifling  matter K  CHICAGO,   December  31���Railroad  men  estimate that from 12 000 to 15,000 cars a ro  needed here for immediate use. Shippers all      "-'  over the country are complaining bitterly  of  their  inability  to   get  cars  enough  to  handle their freight. This condition of' affairs  is  said  to  be due to  the  unusually  hehvy  'traffic   westward,   and-Hv-*   stork... c J  coal, and lumber ate moving tn -ucluenor-  mous  quantities   that  it   is   impossible   to       '  tell how many cars are needed from day;  to day.    Greenwood Local News.  GREENWOOD, December 31���[Special to  The Tribune ]���Chief  provincial  constable  McMynn publishes an announcement that      ,'  he is authorized to offer $100 reward fop ��-��*  evidence   to   convict   the   persons  who   oa*  ���  the 19th  instant,  near Penticton,   s>tole 12f  head of beef cattle belonging to Thomas  Ellis, also- another $100 upon the return o��  the cattle.  It is reported that'the cattle,       *-*  were driven across the line'to Republic.  The Boundary Mining & Milling Company;  will call a special meeting of the-shareholders about January 25th to .consider tho ������  proposal^to transfer its group-of mineial  claims, and other assets .to * an'-OEnglish  company for the consideration - of 50,000  paid-up shares, par"value' 10 shillings each,  conditionally that the purchasing company -  provide $100,000 to pay the local company's  existing liabilities, which will leave aj  large balance for the developmentrof tho  property. It is considered- very probable  that the shareholders will. sanction 1 he  sale of the claims under the conditions.  ^*n$---  i  1  _  r-*>  Boston Bicycle Races,  BOSTON, December 31.���Tlie final sprint  which closed the second day or 20t;h hcur  of the six-day bicycle race ~at Park Square  Garden was won by, McFarland, the score  of tne leaders being 404 miles !> laps. The  riding was featureless, except that twice  during the evening sprints were started  which caused some teams to lose laps..  The score stood:  McFarland and Maya  404.5  Butler and McLean  404.5  King  and  Samuelsen 404.5  Gouglotz   and   Slmar    ....404.5  Monroe and Freeman  404.5  Leander   and   Kutz    404.5  Fisher and Chevalier  404.3  Krcbs   and   Keegan    404.1  Jaak and  MulleF .....403.9  Connell and Carnle 403.3  Will Lift It or Bust.  NEW YORK, December 30.-J. Fredericte  Tams, of Tarns, Lcmoine & Crane, yacht  brokers, who Khas been in Holland, Bel-  glum, and England since October 30th, haa  Just arrived tn this country on the steamer  St. Paul. He said he had had a half hour's  conversation with sir Thomas Lipton in  London shortly before leaving. "Sir Thomas  told me," said Mr. Tains, "he would challenge, for the cup until he won lt or was .  convinced that It could not be won. I certainly think sir Thomas is very much In-  earnest and that his desire to win the cup  comes from sporting motives only, i  wanted to get him to talk about otlier  things, but his heart Is set on that cup."-    ',  A Crazy Jeweler..  TURNER'S FALLS, Massachusetts, De-  comber 31.���Beginning with tho young woman clerk in his jewelry store, Louis Blt-  zer of this place today shot five persona  two of whom are clerks. His other victims were his wife and his two daughters,  10 years and 12 years old respectively. It  is thought that thoy will not die. There  was evidence that it was Bltzner's purpose  to take his owii flie, but his prompt arrest  apparently prevented him:'from carrying  out his purpose. Ills move is not to clear  tho authorities, although It Is believed his  mind has been unsettled by business cares.  He is about 35 years old.  Making Steel of Excellent Quality,  SYDNEY, Cape Breton, December 31 ���  The llrst steel was made last night in tha  open hearth furnace of the Dominion Iron  & Steel Company. The first cast of 50 tons  was a decided success. Experts who saw  the steel pronounced it to be of excellent  quality.  Purchasing Fine Stock.  TORONTO, December 31.���A carload oC  exceptionally fine Ayrshire and Shorthorn  cattle has been purchased in Ontario for  Hon. Mr. Borden's farm in Nova Scotia-'  It Is the finest lot ever sent east. ^  A  X  ���eM THE  NELSON  TRIBUNE: WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY  1, 1902.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^.����*M����*-e*-* to ���*��*��*!  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Incorporated 1(570  co_M:_p_-^___tsr^_z"  DAINTIES IN FINE GROCERIES  DAINTIES IN   IMPORTED SWEETS  DAINTIES IN  FINEST BISCUITS  DAINTIES IN WINES AND  LIQUORS  DAINTIES  IN  CIGARS  DAINTIES IN EVERYTHING TO EAT AND DRINK  THE HUDSON'S BAY GOMM  BAKER 8TEEET, NELSON, B. 0.  to  fl^L ���,    ;-..;..-. ; ;, -I m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  .��he ^xxbxmt  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  Daily by mail, one month I  SO  Dally by mall, three months 1 25  Dally by mail, six months 2 50  Daily by mail, one year  5 00  Semi-weekly by mall,  three months...    50  Semi-weekly by mall, six months:..... 1,00  Semi-weekly by mail, one year 2 00  Postage to Great "Britain added.   .  ADVE-tT-SING   RATES.  Advertisements run regularly  ,    Inch per month. ..^4 00  If run less than a month, per inch, per  Insertion     25  Classified Ad 3 and Legal Notices, per  word for first Insertion...;       1  For each additional insertion, per  word       1-2  Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month     60  Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per month     26  Address all letters���  THE   TKIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston. Manager. Nelson, B. C.  *  a\  ���b:  A  ���b:  ���bl  *"  +  *  NOTICE TO  SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  ���M-M"H"M"M"I"M-  A  ���b  ���b  ���b  ���b  ���b  ���b  -b  ���b  *  A  -H-;H"1-H"1"I"I"I~M'  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered by  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for tbe current  week.  For   the   tenth   time,   The   Tribune  :   wishes its readers and patrons a liuppy  "N|ew Year.     On   December   29th,   .18.2,  r   The Tribune .nade its first good resoiu-  ,   lions,   and it has   been   making   th.ni  :   right along at least onC3:.a year ever  -   since.   In December, 1892, The Tribune  w.as issued once a week, and its readers  '��� and patrons lived in the mining camps  in West Kootenay.    Now it is  issued  -..  every day in the year except Sundays  and holidays   and it has   readers and  patrons   at hundreds   of postoflices   in  America, besides a scattering few in the  Old Country and in South Africa.   The  ���   Tribune was started on borrowed*"moncy  and it has been borrowing money ever  since.    It has always been printed on  good paper by good workmen. While its  editorial   utterances   have   not   always  ���been=acceptable_lto=alL_the_.p-ople,^jie.t  all the people who are fair-minded concede that The Tribune has always been  true to   what   it   considered   the   best  interests of. Nelson and Kootenay. Wo  line has ever appeared in The Tribune  that could not be read by a good woman,  and no good man has ever gone astray  by following the advice given on its editorial page.   An evidence that The 1: i-  bune is today what it wa. in Decern her,  1-92, is the fact that its patrons then are  its patrons   now.    On   December   29th,  1S92, W. b\ Teetzel & Co;., the Dank of  Montreal, Malone & Tregilius, Thomas  Madden, Jacob Dover, James McDonald  it Co., Wilson & Perdue, the Hank of  J.rltish Columbia,  and others had advertisements in The Tribune, and Ucy  or their successors  are   advertising' .in  The  Tribune   today.      Some   of   these  firms (notably the   Bank   of   Montreal  and W. P.   Teetzel   &   Co.)   have   had  their advertisements in every issue of  The Tribune since the first    But nine  years works changes.    In The Tribune  of December 29th, 1892, John L. Ketal-  lack advertises town lots in Lardo and  in Watson;   Wilson &  Perdue, miacs;  Fred   J.    Squire,   merchant   tailoring,  James McDonald & Co., furniture and  pianos; W. A. Jowett, real estate and  money; Wilson & Williamson, teaming  and   draying;   Hamilton Powder  Company, explosives; Henry Anderson, town  lots  in  McDonald'"*- addition  to   Kaslo  City;  Roadley & Gutherie, real   estate  and mines; John Houston & Co., town  lots in New Denver and Four Mile City;  W. F. Teetzel & Co., drugs and chemicals; Mahoney & Lundberg, the Palace  hotel at Kaslo;  A. & J. Fletcher,  the  Grand Central hotel at Kaslo;  H. Cicg-  erich,  general  merchandise;   the  Bank  of Montreal; '.he Bank of British.Columbia; Mrs. W. C. Phillips, a restaiu-  rant; James Barclay, a restraurant; Dr.  D. LaBau, physician; Randall H. Kemp,  mining engineer; Devlin & McKay, ihe  Leland hotel at Kaslo; Axel Johnson,  the Kootenay hotel at Nelson; ..rohn  Johnson,-the Silver King hotel at Nelson; Thomas Madden, the Madden  house; Dawson & Craddock, the International hotel at Nelson; Hansen &  Bloomberg, the Grand hotel at Nelson,  Malone & TregiUus, the Tremont hotel; 6. T. Stone, real estate; C.-E. Perry  & Co., real estate; G. A. Bigelow & Co.,  general merchandise; J. Fred Hume &  Co., general merchandise; the (_ai.na  Trading Company, general merchandise;  Hunt & Dover, jewelry; the Columbia  & Kootenay Steam Navigation Company, steamboats; Cowan & Herbert;  the Slocan Trading & Navigation Company^ steamer W. Hunter; and C. Dubois Mason, a notice of application for  a charter for a street railway in Kaslo.  Time works changes. How many, of  those mentioned above, and they are  nearly all liviug, would prefer the dsiys  of '92 to the days of the present?  The Nation'. Financial Standing.  The figures showing the present liuau-  cial standing of Canada, as supplied in  the public accounts' blue book, just issued at Ottawa, are, on the whole, satisfactory;   though it is not to be denied  that the shewing made by the Intercolonial is a disappointment.    During the  year the net debt increased by ?2':-S-,-  49G, but the total capital expenditures,  inclusive   of additions   to  the   sinking  funds, was over eleven millions.    Thus  the great bulk of the capital expenditures   were   met  out . of   the   revenue.  Among the permanent expenditures was  the payment of ?800,000 to public works  in the Yukon, a very proper outlay, in  view of the splendid- revenue-producing  powers of that district.   Statistics show  that during the last six years, the _u-  kon has turned into the Dominion treasury $6,700,193, while the total outlay of  all kinds in   that, country   during .the  same period has aggregated 85,945,21-���  showing a clear gain of three-quarters  of a million dollars to the Dominion  KOOTENAY. ���..  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coff.e Boasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ************************  "We are offering at lowest prices the beat)  fradoa o .Ceylon, India, China and Japao  oas. w  Onr Boat, Mot ha and Java CofToo, per  pound 9 -0  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blond Coffee, * pounds  1 00  Special E:_nd CofToo, B pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds...  1 00  Spooial Blond Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  THANKS  TO THE  GOOD PUBLIC  We desire to thank  hearty support you  you ail for tne  have given us :lur-  season. We appreciate  expressions that have  ing the present  the many kindly  been extended to  MORLEY & LAING  It is gratifying to know that our effort to improve the old store meets  with your approval. We shall endeavor  to" retain your good feeling towards us  during the coming year by lining your  wants both as to merchandise and price.  The more you frequent our store the  sooner you will be convinced of these  facts.  We wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year.  MORLEY & LAING  BAKER STltK-T, NELSON, B. C.  Showrooms Mason & Itli-oh Pianos,  treasury. Other capital expenditures  were nearly four million dollars on the  government railways, and two and a  half million dollars in railway subsidies,  the chief items being the sums paid to  the Pontiac and Pacific Junction, the  Great Northern of Quebec, the Canadian Northern, and the Crow's Nest  Pass railways���all being roads that are  opening up and developing new and  valuable territories. Improvements to  the St. Lawrence waterways cost $400,-  000. The surplus on consolidated fund  operations for the year was ?5,648,--o���  one of the most handsome profits of the  kind in the Dominion's financial history. We hear a good deal from bilious  critics of the government about this  being a mere bookkeeping surplus, not  an actual one. These people want all  the income, from "whatever source, put  on one side of 'the ledger, and all the  outlay on the other; the resulting balance showing surplus or deficit, as the  case may be. In defence of the present  method, it may be.urged, flrst, that it  was adopted at Confederation, and has  been continued to the present time by  successive finance ministers; and, in the  second place, that it is in itself right.  There is a difference between capital  and-ordinary o^genditure, as every business man knows. To illustrate this let  us take a concrete case. A business  house making an average annual prolit  of $15,000, during the year builds a warehouse costing 1*325,000, thereby increasing its yearly outlay by that sum, which  -j up all the profits and $10,000 in addition. Now, does the year's operations  show a surplus of $15,000 or a deficit of  $10,000? To state the facts is to supply  the answer. The bookkeeping methods,  which are proper when applied to a business concern, are proper to the conduct  of the nation's business as well; and Lhe  finance minister's report would be entirely misleading were it not to .-naive  a distinction between ordinary and capital expenditure. j  Frepairing for War  BUENOS AYRES, December 31.���The  Diario today announced that the Argentine government had entered into  contracts with ship builders in Italy for  the immediate construction of two ar-.  mored vessels of 8500 tons at a cost of  17,000,000 francs each. The government  has already sent to the Italian construction company 1,500,000 francs on account.  SHEEIPP'S SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson West  Kootenay, to-wit:  By virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias issued  out of the supreme court of British Columbia, at the suit of Frank Conruyt, plaintiff,  and to me directed against the goods and  chattels of J. J. Fleutot, defendant, I have  seized and taken in execution all the right,  title and interest of the said defendant, J.  ^J.-Fleutot.^in-the-mlneraUclalms^known^as  and called "Manhattan," "Rose," "South  Fork," "Boston," -Pretoria," and "Jou-  bert Fractional," all being situate on the  South Fork of Kaslo creek, about five miles  from its mouth, in the vicinity of the  "Black Fox" group of mineral claims and  recorded In the oflice of the mining recorder  for the Ainsworth mining division of West  Kootenay district, to recover tho' sum of  nine hundred and ninety-four dollars and  seventy-five cents ($904.75), and also Interest on tho sum of nine hundred and ninety-  one dollars and twenty-live cents ($991.25)  from the 5th day of December, 1901, until  payment, at the rate of 5 per centum per  annum; besides sheriff's poundage, ofilcer's  fees and all other legal incidental expenses;  all of which I shall expose lor sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said judgment,  debt and costs at my oflice next to the  court house ln the city of Nelson, B. C, on  Tuesday the 7th day of January. A. D. 1902,  at the hour of 11 o'clock ln the forenoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy  themselves as to interest and title of the  said defendant.  S. P. TUCK. Sheriff of South Kootenay.  Dated at Nelson, B. C, 21st day of Do-  comber, 1901.  NOTICE  BEAL ESTATE  * ANt>  INSURANCE BHOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park  And J. & J. Tar!* safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without lnteiest  Ward Bros.  S33 West Baker Street, Nelson.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 285,  AGENT FOfa GALT COAL  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades nnd Labor Council of the City of  NelHon have declared all Hotels, Restaurant**  and Saloons employing Chinese in or around the  promiKcs unfair to organized labor.  ' The following do not employ Chinese in such  capacity:  VICTORIA HOTKL  CLARKK HOTKL  TRKMONT HOTKL  MADDEN HOTEL  -     SHKRI3ROOICR HOTKL  GRAND CKNTRAL HOTEL  LAKE VIKW HOTEL  ROSSLANn HOTEL  GRANT) HOTEL  KLONDVKK HOTEL  JOHN SPEAR  "MANHATTAN SALOON  BODEGA SALOON  GLUE P_T SALOON  CLUB HOTKL  IMPERIAL RRSTAURANT  KOOTKNAY HOTKL  IMPERIAL SALOON  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of  3'^ ~'-~'-~"~"--~'-<"~'^r2:'*f2r2^1^^   ^se^*-^e:-e  pX*** .��B0- .  ft  *��a* ��� *�����-�� ��� 'S^ ���SET* -ST- v  0V  _"&  m  m  Bar  ���4fc  e_in  m  ���������  One Week ONLY One Week  91  y*fi^'  :*_"_ GZi  s?_  m  m  We will offer the balance of onr Fall and "Winter  Stock at Bargain Prices to clear before stock taking-.  Sale commences Monday, January 6th, 1902.  W  Ladies' Black  and Tan Kid  rGloves. Special  Sale price 75c  per pair.  Childrens and  Ladies' Cashmere and Wool  Hose at 25c per  pair.  Bargains  Silk Blouses.  Flannelette  Shirt Waists to  clear at 50c.  Black Sateen  Waists Vat- cut  prices, i   ���  1  Ladies' and  Childrens' U rider vests and  Draweis from  25_ up.  Ladies' Flannelette Wrapei s, former price $1.50,  sale price 75c.  ^Ladies'^E i ~d eW  down    Dressing  Jackets at cost.  Flan n elette  Night Dresses at  50c. each.  Teaming  Work.  and Transfer  Agents for Hard and Soft) Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Lime & Manu  facturlng Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery  Ladies' Dress  Skirts at $2 up.  Ladies'Ready  to-Wear Suits,  Costumes and  Jackets, Latest  Styles, at half  price.  Wool Dress  Serge in black,  myrtle, grey,  brown aud cardinal; former  price 45c, sale  price 25c.  Ladies' Dress  Cloths, complete  stock of Poplins  Serges, Henrietta, in black and  in all the new  shades, at low  Bargain Prices  during the sale.  m  itif \  Best makes in Ladies Corsets, Straight  Fronts. Bargains in D & A, Cromptou,  and"other makesi  In our Men's Department we offer  special bargains in- Men's Ties, Scarfs,  Gloves, Night Shirts, Shirts and Drawers.  TRADE  ^)MARK  Ladies Jackets at  $2.50 each and up  less than cost.  Dress Skirts, Suits  Costumes, Mantles  and Jackets at half  price.  _ Men's White  Shirts during  sale at $1.00.  Colored and  Regatta Shirts  from 75c up.  Bargains in  Fleece -' Lined  Drawers and  Shirts.  FRONT  House Furnishings Department.���We  offer Special Bargains in All-Wool Grey  and White Blankets, Wool Comforts,  Eiderdown Quilts, etc.  m  -ffL  All onr stock of Ladies and Children's  Fur Capes, Boas, Muffs and Collarettes at  cost.    Electric Seal Jackets from $25 up.  MILLINERY  See   our   special   trimmed  $3.60 each ready to wear.  HATS  HALF   PRICE  DEPT.  Hats   at  to.  w  Reduced prices in Lace Curtains, Portieres, Table-covers, Quilts, Window-shades  Curtain Poles, Carpets, Art Squares, Rugs  Wool, Tapestry and Brussel Carpets,  Floor Oil Cloths and Linoleums.  <1\  ���. _^��'  SALE FOR ONE WEEK ONLY, COMMENCING JANUARY 6th, 1902  FRED    IRVINE   &   CO.  9S  Office: Two Doors west a P. B. Office i telephone m.   Office 184 Bal^r St. |    ''^".jjt^-g.^^^g.^^.^^g.^g^-g- ���^^^^^;^^^^^^^^^^C^;-^ t:  _���'���"���  #lilS��i  BANK OF MONTBEAL  OAPITAIi, aU paid up _...$12,000,000.00  REST    7.-00,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       876B3i.6V  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Cloruton Goneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohos In London (England) Nkw York,  Cuioaqo, and all tho principal oitiea in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers. ,   _   ...  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credit-,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT BATE OF INTEREST PAID.  CHANGES RAILWAYS MAKE  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH -WHICH IS AMALGAMATBD  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       ...  Reserve Fond.  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  8 000,000  12.000,000  ���&*&__ NELSON TRIBUNE: WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 1, 1902.  js��=��^--_; 1 ; ; -.-.��� .  ,. ., ,���.     ...    ,     . ,.   IMPERIAL BANK  OF    0-_--3-T-A..D---_  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Offlce, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  Mew York  Office, 18   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Branches in Canada and the  United States.  \     In a Geographical Way.  The school geographies would have to be  changed very frequently if an attempt  were made ty keep up with the rapid  march of chango in the Northwest. A paragraph from Winnipeg informs us that" the.  first train on the Canadian Northern from  Dauphin arrived at Winnipeg on the evening of December 26th. The meaning of that  means that the missing link in the company's system, namely, that between  Gladstone and Beaver, has been completed,  and that within a few days an important  section of a transcontinental route will be.  in, full operation. It is understood that a  week's work on that portion of the line  between Winnipeg and Port Arthur will  connect the two places, a fact which,  coupled with the announcement of the Beaver-Gladstone connection, is an assurance  to us that the new line is in operation from  fort Anhur through a wholly new portion of the province of Ontario, thence by  a short connection through the state of  Minnesota it enters at the .southwest corner of Manitoba and thence on to Winnipeg through land that only waits railway  communication to attract settlers. From  Winnipeg the road runs by way of Beaver  and Gladstone to Luke Dauphin, Gilbert  vlJlains and tlie Swan river, into the territory of the Saskatchewan, .ready at an  early day to take its llight along tne banks  of the Saskatchewan to l'rince Albert, J_U-  monton, and thence into the Rockies and  to the _"aeiilc ocean.  For some time this was a dream, but  with the actual completion of 450 miles of  the main line and with the acquisition  of important branch lines in the province  of Manitoba the dreams ot its projectors  have to that extent become a tangible reality. The portion of the line from Port  Arthur lo Hainy Lake is through a country presenting considerable engineering difficulties, but from the banks of the Swan  river there should not be any costly work,  so that we may look to see the continuation"  of the lino westward to the foothills soon  in actual being. Then, of course, will begin  another serious part of the undertaking���  the passage through the hills of northern  British Columbia.  The line,  when completed, will virtually  open   up   new   territory   of   greater   extent  than the majority of European kingdoms."  In New Ontario a large part of the territory   is   rocky   woodlands,   known   to  contain   mineral,   and   whose   future   population  depends  largely  upon  what discoveries might be made. On the Rainy river the  railway   will   supply   an   agricultural   dis-  rtict that has been settled lor many years.  Throughout  its   whole   course   in   the  province of Manitoba it will run through jrood  mineral   lands  and  the  same  can  be said  of the  branches in  that  province.  It does  not attempt to dispute with the Canadian  Paciiic  railway  the   region   through  which  that railway runs. It makes for the'north  and runs along a base an average tuhy aw  miles north of the pioneer railway, or,'say,  300   miles   from   the   boundary   line.   Those  who have been comparing the Dominion to  a. Ilshing pole  and  other elongated   things  of that sort should specially note this fact.  Scotland and Ireland could be placed side  by side on  the boundary line and  neither  Capo Wrath  nor Malin Head would  touch  tho   new   line,   and   in   width   Assiniboia  alone  would contain  them  and  have  some  '    to spare. We realize very inadequately the  ���.   meaning and the extent of the vast foun-  j    dations  that are in  that western  country  j    now being laid. AVe will not be many years  I    older   before  locomotives  will   be   blowing  its whistle on docks at Athabasca Landing,  I    and be answered by steamers which have  f    literally come from the Arctic sea. At the  i    Landing the railway will be in communi-  1    cation" with   thousands     of miles   of   the  ,    north.. We do not think that we are under  any   delusion   with   regard   to   the   region  in  which  those  vast  lakes and  navigable  rivers lie. Granted that most of it is outside the productive belt, it nevertheless remains  a   fact   that   scattered  as  industry  =may--be=iii-those-rcgions-thc_v'ery-vastness-  of   them,   coupled   with   the   accessibility  which   their   waterways   impart   to   them,  will in a very few years make a large aggregate of business. No one who reads Ihe  evidence gathered by the senate committee  a dozen years ago can doubt that the curtain is just beginning to roll up on a drama  of settlement and civilization  on a colossal scale.  Has Fitz Gone Back?  Many times since a year ago last August  when Bob Fitzsimmons engaged in his last  light, tho question has been asked: "Has  Fitz gone back?" The old fellow looks no  older than he did at that time, but whether  . he could put up a good fistic argument with  Jim Jeffries remains undetermined.  Probably none is belter to tell the ilstic  capabilities of Fitz than Tom Sharkey,  for he. on Saturday night, boxed un exhibition bout with the ex-champlon, and this  is what he says of Fitz:  "You can bet Fitz is the same old fellow.  Gone back? Anybody that talks that way of  Bob should call at Bellevue hospital and  have his sanity tested.  "It was the same old Fitz I boxed on Saturday night. He was just as quick as he  ever was; he had his old punch and he  stepped around like a youngster. 1 tell  vou he surprised me. 1 did not have a show  to make him look even a candidate for the  has-beens class.  "Understand, our bout was only a friendly one, but once in a while Fitz wouid  sneak in a jolt to show that he still had  that punch, lie skic-stepped in his own old-  fashioned "way, and altogether it does not  seem to me that he has in the least forgotten a thing he knew about the fighting  game.  "if one of thoso so-called champions butt  into him thinking that they may earn glory  bv beating him, and count on him as a  cinch, then what a sorry lot they would be  after hostilities ceased. There would not be  anything  to  it  but  Fitz.  "But, after all, I guess Fitz will never  light again. His word is as good as ho is  a lighter, and everybody knows how good  that is.  "Honestly, I believe he is as good as he  ever was in his life. With the necessary  training 1 do not believe that Jeffries  would have anything of a walk-over. In  fact, Fitz would have an even break, but  just how such a battle would terminate 1  would rather not say. But Fitz is the same  old clever fellow with the punch. His has-  been days are not yet reached, and I doubt  the ability of some people to put him  there."  The New Year's Resolutions.  There is plenty of room in the mining industry to assimilate the customary  New Year resolutions and adapt them  to useful ends. During the past year  enough has taken place to justify a readjustment along many lines, if the best  ">\ji)terests of the vocation are to be serv-  I  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Prcsont rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  ed. As the investment of capital is essential to successful mining, the honest  treatment of capital must follow. One-  stupendous fake organized to mislead  investors will hoodoo and ruin the prospects of a thousand tirst-class properties. While it is true large, capital as  veil as small must take the ordinary  chances of business in one vocation as  well, as another it is equally true that  any temporary advantage-secured to the  individual through, unloading valueless  property reacts disastrous upon the  wider interests of the community.  Hence it is a good resolution to frown  down the over-booming of mines or  mining districts. Every adverse expert  report injures the property experted  and the district in which it is located.  The report on a creditable property estimating its value above the claims  made by the promoter is.worth infinitely  more than if it falls below such  claims. Regardless of the amounts involved it is easy to determine which report would most favorably offset the investor in mining properties. The day  is past when investors scramble for mining stock, fearing it will get beyond  their reach if they take time to properly  investigate into its merits. Every min-.  ing proposition placed on the" market  these days must undergo a rigid scrutiny; and it will be a good New year  resolution for pormoters to hereafter  represent salable properties on their  merits, assuming nothing not j:istined  by geological and mineralogical conditions,     r.       ��� . :" .','���  Any state or community acquiring a  reputation along these lines will secure  vastly more capital for investment than  if other and less honorable means! were  employed. Capitalists -have learned to  look with more or less suspicion upon  the exhorbitant claims which promoters are often tempt.a to mal'e in the  hope of developing the appetite for  enormous profits in a speculative venture. Conservatism in a promoter is  as essential in the long run as it is in  the investor. The lack of it will prove  inimical to the interests of ea>;h.  These reflections grow out of the) belief that, an era of-.unparall.eled activity  in mining lias dawned and th'.it ^capital,  in recognition of its most available opportunities, is ready to improve them.  There is no sign in the horoscope of  this country's industrial future that does  point to new life and vigor in mining.  .For the time gold and copper mining  will usurp attention, but in the near  future the production of silver will be  added under conditions that insure the  permanency of that important branch  of the industry.���Butte M'.ning World.  Capital (paid up)   -   $2,600,000  Rest       -      ���      -__ $1,860,000  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories. Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec  H. S. HOW1AND President.  D. R. WHiEIB General Manager.  K. HAY Inspector.  NELSON  BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  interest, allowed.  Drafts rold, available in all part of Canada,  United States and Europe.  Special attention given to coll       ns.  J. M. LAY, Manager,  ed by general Ma's troops. All the nobles and high officials of Pekin nave  been ordered to assemble on the plaza  between the temples of heaven and agriculture and prostrate themselves  while the emperor and dowager empress  pass. Officials'and Manchu banner-men  will line the entire route from the station to the palace gate.  fSI"^'  mnr-rrrr-rmimrM-rtm  " "nil I'lim���frM-}  9\  m  9\  9\  ���-"^'���Jil  tlio   Headquarters   for  Diamonds.  1 our goods are guaranteed for quality.  DISPATCH IS THE SOUL OF BUSINESS  This is always true, but never more so than in the holiday* season of the Jewelry business,  when the loss of a day in filling an order means the loss of a sale. Our customers know how  promptly we fill orders. If you are not one now, this is the best time of all the year to test  the truthfulness of our claim that  WE  FILL  ORDERS  ON   THE  DAY  RECEIVED  NOT TOMORROW OR   NEXT   WEEK  You must not forget that our house is headquarters for Waltham, Elgin and Deuber-  Hampden Watches in an endless variety of cases, from the most plain and inexpensive to the  best examples of artistic decoration in gold and jeweled work,  JACOB DOVER,> THE JEWELER."  C. P. R. Time Inspector NELSON, B.O.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS.  A. C. KWART, ARCHITECT���ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  "     ~~-      DRAYAGE.     ,  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store. Ward Street.  FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  rtevv postoffice 'building, Vernon Street,  Nelson.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYBRS; .SUPPLIES^   W. F. TEETZEL, & CO.-CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers ln assay ers' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.  ���  ELECTRICALi SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson. <  _ FRSH/."AND SALT^ MEATS._  P. BURNS & CO., BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln rresh, and  cured meats. Cold storage.  . o  GROCRIES._   KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  Ited, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO. ��� FRONT  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  *^*^^*^^*^^*^^*^^*^?'^^*^a^*^^*^^*>"^'*^^*^^*^'^^^      ^'^'^'���^'^*t^,i**��^��^'?'^'^'?^?^^'w?'^?^&*ji'^  ^4trfU7Lr  '���/^t%^--Wi^:^^��L  Apm  '������Am  '���X"v0Jk  :/..,."N'1<v,'|  -;������> ;'^s I  ?^*'T*.;.*,|  :;'Ms  A. MACDONALD & CO.-CORNER OF  Front and Hall Streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws, and miners' sundries.  Wrecked Crew Arrive in- Port  SAN JUAN, Porta Rico, December 31.  ���A German bark arrived at Ponce yesterday having on board captain Parker  and the crew of the oil, laden American four-masted schooner James W.  Fitch of Boston, bound from New York  to ,the" river Platte. The captain and  crew of the Fitch were, picked up in the  western West Indies. .The Fitch was  burned to the water's edge.  "^^CMneseCourtNearing'PekiDr"^^  PEKIN, December 31.���The Chinese  court will reach Pao TSng Fu on January 3rd. The railroad thence to Pekin  during the court's transit will be guard-  CLASSIFIED ADS.   ^TlCLESJTOR^SALa .  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.   ^RJ^NT.   FO'.: R3.NT -Eight-room house, with  bath, on Mill street, between Hall and  Hendryx. Apply at premi��es. Mrs. A. Man-  son.  "TO LET.���FOUK ROOM COTTAGE ON  Parle street, opposite hospital. Rent, including water, $12 per month. Apply E. Kllby,  next door to Rossland(Hotel, Vernon street.  LODGERS.  FOR ROu��i AND TABLE BOARD. AP-  ply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  WANTED, r- GALVANIC BATTERY.  Must be of modern construction and cheap.  Address B, Tribune.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council has been pleased to make the following appointment:  Frank W. Hardy of Ymlr, Esquire, to  perform the duties of a deputy mining recorder, at Ymlr, for the Nelson mining division, during the, absence upon leave of  Mr. A. B. Buckworth, J.P.  NOTIOE  TO OUR CUSTOMERS:  Owing to our large losses on collections  during the past year and determining to  treat all alike hereafter, we have Instructed  our drivers to allow no credit on and after  January 1st, 1902. Hoping you will recognize the justness "of the change, we remain,  your obedient servants,  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY.  Nelson, December 17th, 1901.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORNER  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary.  NOTICES OF MEETIMS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.-  Regular meetings flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, K. K.; A. VV. Purdy, Com.; G. A  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. &  each   month.   Sojourning  brethren  _A.=M.,=meetsisecond=WednesdayLin;  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, ,F. O. E.-  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  ��V  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited.- Charles G.  Mills, _���.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, NO 96, W. F. of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Brker and Stanley Streets, every  Saturday .evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. J. R. McPherson, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays  of each month ln Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting members Invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardiner, recording  secretary. '��� ������  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION ���  Meets at Miners' Union Hail on fourth  Monday in every month at.7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  In Miners' Union Hall. John Burns, sr.,  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION, NO.  141, W. L. U��� meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays in each month at  8:30 p. m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president; J.  P. Forrestell, secretary; H. M. Fortier, financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; "William  Vice, secretary.   P. O. Box 161.  NOTIOE.  In the matter of an application for a duplicate  of a Certificate of Title to an undivided half o  Lot 12, Block 11 in the Town of Nelson.  Notice is hereby given that it is my intention  to issue at the expiration of one month from the  first publication hereof a duplicate of the Certificate of Title to the above mentioned undivided  halt of Lot 12, Block 11 in the Town of Nelson in  the name of Joseph Hetheiington Bowes, which  Certificate is dated tbe 8th day of November,  1897, and numbered 161k.  H. F. MACLEOD.  Land Registry Office, District Registrar.  Nelson, B.C., 3rd December, 1901.  P. Burns & Co.  H-A.D Ofpiob at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelson,  Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  i������_������_���_^���_���������_������^_���__������������_���_������_���_������_���������������������������������������������������������������_������__���_���.___���_���������_������������������__  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEA80N  K. W. 0 BLOCK  WARD 8TEEET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMQNT HOUSE  -C---T  [321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to $1  AMERJCAJI AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  IMPERIAL BREWING COMPANY  EMEKSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  ANDPORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUB, Manager.  Bar stocked with beat brand- ol wlnea,  liquors, aad clean. Bear on Orauf bt _>arce  eomfortaMo noma. Flrat claaa tabla boar*.  NOTIOE.  Notice Is hereby given that a court of revision and appeal for the Nelson assessment district will 'be held In the court  house, Nelson, on Saturday, January the  11th, 1902, at 10 o'clock a. m.  JOHN A.  TURNER,  Judge of the Court of Revision and Appeal.  Nelson, B. C, 23rd December, 1901.  DRUG STORE EARLY CLOSING  ON AND APTEE JANTJAEY 1st.  The public Is notified that on and after  January 1st our places of business will  close at 9 o'clock every night except Saturday and the day preceding a public holiday.  Sunday hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2:30 to 4:30  p. m., 6:30 t�� 8:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK & DRUG CO., Ltd.,  "VV. F. TEETZEL & CO.,  J. H. VANSTONE.  OF    COURSE   YOU   WANT    THE  THEN   GO  TO  .  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.   He will arrr vou.  Large stock of imported season's goods.  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall  F. O. Box 633 NELSON, B.C.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  targe comfortable bedrooms aad first-  class dining room. Sample rooms Cor commercial mea.  RATES S2 PER DAY  W|rsr E. 0. CfarKe, Prop/  _*te of tbe Royal Hotel, Calgary  WJadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson.  Tbe only hotel In Nelson that baa remained under one management aince 18S0.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and  lighted by electrtclt>.  The bar Is always stocaea oy the best  domestic and Imported liquors aad cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street Best dollar a day  bouse ln town. House and furniture new  and flrst class ln every respect Lighted  by gas. Room and board |5 to ft per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  The Best $1 per Day House ln Nelson.  None but white holp employed.   The bar the  best.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBBWEBfl AND BOTIUmS 09  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BREWERY  AT  NELSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THB  MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THB  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  LIQUOR8 AND CIQARB.  Warm as a pair of little stoves ; comfort  in a midnight winter drive���adds zest to the roarin*  game���good for any kind of cold weather wear.  Thick, tough felt outsole, Dolge felt; downy,  cushion insole, fine piano felt lining, lustrous tough,  light '-Kidduck" uppers. A handsome modish shoe.  Warm and light as a moccasin, firm and handsome as a good shoe ought to be.���Goodyear  welted. Atall "Slater Shoe" Ag-encies  Branded "Tha Slater $6.00  Shoe." , ����p|W  K��AJ  -MM  ������������:'-';:."i*l  ��� ���'- -i*t3'l  ���'..������'Wis'rsgl  "���s'lf'jfffl  Hip  AA~A?0ml  'iV:If&?!0i  ���' A'A'f^^^M  ���r-'lAmfMi  ���'���'���-���f'rl  v?_l  A'9K-l  ROYAL SHOE STORE, Aberdeen Blk.    L. GOBDOLT (Successor to Lillie Bros.)  E. A. SMALL & CO.'S  =t  ROYAL BRAND...  TAILOR MADE SUITS  READY TO WEAR  In Scotch, English, Irish, and  Canadian Tweeds, Imported  Serges and Worsteds . . .  Arc pronounced to be the  BEST FINISHED, BEST WEARING,  and BEST VALUE in the Dominion.  This label attached to the left  hand pocket of the coat  LTOAOE  MARK  Royal Brand  CLOTHING  REGISTERED  mat-  iS a guarantee to which you may  pin your faith.  V.  =J  THB BINDERY DEPARTMENT OF BOOKBINDING  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED        SPECIAL 4ULEDJLANK BOOKS  BAKER STREET, NELSON  SPECIAL RULED FORMS S--5M��_*_-��-' '  '^fZ^XJ-^S^^^'^.^^'^i '-..  f   *  y  _�� s.-cr*?*??:"^'-!?.--;:  _4>  !  THE NELSO-T  _RIB__TE, WEDNESDAY MORNING. JANUARY  1, 1902  w  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  m  m  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  $  Hi  Hi  Hi  �������  %  ***. ************ **********tt******tt**M*****&******  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE AFE OFFERING AT VERY LOW PRICES.  %  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Gases  Ladies' Dressing Oases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Oases.  Gents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Gents' Traveling Oases j Hair Brushes of all kinds  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  *** ***  ***************************************  Fop the Boy  Having added to my stock a largo  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  A Beautiful Home  A visit to our Big Show Rooms just now will convince you that we have all the requisites to make a  home beautiful.  ARTISTIC FURNITURE    LOVELY DRAPERIES  High-class goods, the newest designs, rich finish,  the very latest .Novelties in, odd pieces. Easy  Chairs, Rocking Chairs, Reception Chairs, Elegant  Parlor arid  China Cabinets,  Desks, Bookcases, etc.  Beautiful Carpets, Oriental Rugs, Rich Curtains  No house in Nelson can show a finer display- We  do the business. Why? Because we substantiate  what we say���we have the goods and our PRICES  ARE RIGHT.  J. G. Bunyan & Co.  "&00D CHEER" STOYES AND RANGES  We .are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we. are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves , that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.     /'"  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   OO.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Eeavy Hardware.  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  THANKS...  We wish to thank the people of Nelson and  surrounding district for their liberal patronage  during the Holiday Season.  Nearly all the goods we put in for Christmas are sold. There are a few lefb, however,  and a few more came in too late for Christmas.  All these we will sell at reduced prices until  January 1st, 1902.  BROWN BROTHERS  JEWELERS  BAKER STREET  NELSON,   B. C.  CHRISTMAS PUDDING  We have the best stock of peel and Christmas  fruits in the city. Everything fresh. This season's  lemon, orange and citron peel, cleaned currants  and raisins.  Houston Block  Nelson, BC.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  CITY ANDDISTEIOT.  Colonel Evans, commanding the Second  Canadian Mounted Rllles, writes from Ha I-  fax on "December 25th to John Houston of  this town, In whicli he says, in effect, that  tin* pack train scheme which wa.s tallied civil I not bo gone into on its merits until  '"his (���(���minanU reaches South Africa.  Timo works changes. J. Roderick Robertson, manager of the London <_ liiiU.sh Columbia GoTddclds, 1,1 mi ted, sends The Tribune a box of Havana cigar-* with his best  wishes for the year 1D02. in return The Tribune wishes that every mining company  with which J. Roderick is*- connected will  pay ;i *l:!',f per cent dividend this year with  a bonus thrown In. David Mark Carley, political editor of the Economist, begins the  year 19U2 by throwing mud at The Tribune's  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  I.KAV-  fl a. in.  Daily.  CROWS NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  Cranbrook, _larysvillu, l-\>rl  Steele, Klko, l-'cniie, Michel.  Rlairinore. Kr-iuk, Macleod,  Ijclhbridge, Winnipeg, and  all .'astern points.  I p. ni.  Daily.  I.KAVK  (i:40 p. in.  Daily  G:10 p. in,  Daily  8 a. in.  8 a. in.  COLUMBIA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Revelstoke,and all point-* east,  and west on C.P.R. main line.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson. Cascade. Grand  forks, I'licunix, Lii-eunwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland,  (Daily except Sunday)  AltlUVK  10:10 p.m.  Dailj.  fly  10:10 p.m.  ���* Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a. m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New-  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except, Sunday)  AKIUVK  3:10 p.m.  LEAVE  i p. in.  i p.m.  KOOTENAY   LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworlli  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo ��r Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)   AKKIVE  11 a. in.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  Depot  8:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  DaUy.  LEAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  0:00 i). ni,  Daily  NELSON &  FORT  SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  Making through connections  at Spokane to the south,  east and west.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  8alfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaaio and all Way Landings.  Depot.  6:15 p.m.  Mount'in  3:59 p.m.  DaUy  AKRIVE  Kaslo  0:?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  editor, and in return Tho Tribune's editor  hopes David Mark will keep on doing it  as long as he lives, for then the people of  Nelson will know where he (David Mark-  is at on at least one question.  The wifs of William Moss presented him  last .Friday with a son.  John P. Holden of the Tamarac mine,  Slocan City district, is in Spokane, where  he will pass the winter.  A grand carnival will be given at the  rink on Tuesday, January mil, under the  auspices of tiie Ladies' Hospital Aid Society, proceeds for the benefit of the Kootenay Lake General Hospital.  George W. Steele and "Dave"P ortcr will  pull orf an old-fashioned turkey shoot today. The shooters will be divided into two  classes, in order to give the boys who  never, won a turkey a chance to make a  killing.  A wrathy "Citizen" writes The Tribune,  and asks it to call the attention of the police to the fact that a number of hen roosts  have recently been robbed, and that ir the  police would occasionally take a walk along  some of the back streets and allevways  some of the robbers might be caught in the  The Fletcher gang were busy as bees  yesterday, owing to the fact that mayor  -letcher has announced his intention to  make the race for a second term. Some of  the gang were in hopes that Fletcher could  bo crowded off so as to allow alderman  Selous to make the run, but deacon Cameron and other stalwarts wouldn't have it  that way.  CHAFFEE AND TAFT CLASH  Filipinos Promised Too Much.  WASHINGTON, December 31.���Absolute,  confirmation was received at the war department today of the reports in circulation for several months of friction between  governor Taft, president of the Philippine  commission, and general Chaffee. The information came from general Chaffe himself in a letter dated November lath.  " l?y request,'"iKHrpTfFU6=H^6t"tIft^ietter"rb-"  ferring to his differences with governor  Taft is tyitliheld. He says, however, that  the great mistake wa.s in promising too  much to the Filipino.!* in' the beginning.  At the same time, hovever, he praises vice-  governor Wright for his strong speech in  favor of the treason and sedition bill recently passed by the Philippine commission.  Vice-governor AVright told the Filipino  leaders that peace must be established and  that the United States would not let up in  the slightest in Its purpose to put down sedition. General Chaffee says in his letter:  '���The situation improves every day. You  may think the progress slow. I admit that  it seems so to anyone at a distance, not  familiar with the situation and the character of the people. In time they will be  forced to udmlt that our purpose to secure  peace Is fixed and that the United States  cannot be swerved from its purpose at any  cos.t.  "My 'opinion Is Unit tjiere ha.s been altogether too much talk hitherto of what the  Filipino may hope from us. The commission recently passed a treason and sedition act. Vice-governor Wrlght'H speech  opened their eye". It was from the shoulder and a wonderfully good blow. The  good it has done is very great. The politicians are beginning to act In a war they  should have long ago���that is, using their  influence for peace."  .Gcncr.il Chaffee then alludes to the situation in Samar and the efforts of general  Smith to suppress the natives there. He  shows that he upholds the vigorous measures adopted by general Smith and remarks:  "If Smith can mako a ten-strike in Samar  by a. vigorous course there, which il: is  hoped ho may do, tho influence will be immense toward subduing Malavar, tho hardest nut in; the basket which we have to  crack at  this time."  Squaring the Prince.  AMSTERDAM, December 31.���With the  almost complete recoy-jry of queen Wil-  helmina Trom her recent serious illness,  there has conteTa,l_fn"ip> in the production  ot. stories of her unhiippiness with her  husband, prince Henry. Many of the Dutch  newspapers from which came the first news  of the unpleasant incidents that marked  the period just preceding the illness of the  queen, are now telling the public how nice  a prince Henry really is. As a matter of  fact the stories were grossly exaggerated,  The greatest reason for a coolness between  the queen and her consort has been a failure on tho part of Henry to realize his  wife's ambition that he should be a statesman. He has declined to take nnv Interest  In the stnte council, having found'them not  to his liking and being too profoundly impressed with the determination of the councillors to teach him tlie peculiar brand of  statecraft that finds favor at the Dutch  capita]. Henry's inclination is towards agriculture. He believes in scientific farming.  He loves lo put his ideas on the subject  into practice, lie has employed a great deal  of his time in improving the grounds at  i-let Loo. Ho has also accepted tho honorary presidency of several agricultural societies, und he takes much interest ln the  meetings of these organizations. He Is  planning Important farming innovations on  tho crown estates,  and these are as dis  tasteful to the members of the council as  statecraft is to him. Those who are friendly toward the prince declare that his position as consort is one of the most difficult occupied by any member of European  royalty.  The Venez elan Difficulty.  BERLIN, December 31.���Until Dr. O.  Schmidt Ledn, the German minister to  Venezuela, arrives at Caracas, which will  bo about January 5th, nothing will be done  by tho German charge d'affaires there,  Herr Von Pilgrim-Palazzi, to press president Castro further. Dr. Schmidt Leda  bears instructions from the German government. The carrying out of the successive steps outlined in these instructions  will end in coercive measures, which will  probably be applied in four or five weeks'  'time, if in the meantime) intermediate  measures shall havo failed. It is possible,  however, that even this may shorten this  period. Inasmuch as. Germany is possessed  of the goodwill of tlio United Slates in  this matter, baron-Von Riththofen, imperial secretary of foreign affairs, desires to  give president Castro ample time to recog-  nizo this fact and also that Germany Is  really in earnest in the matter. Germany  is not going to act the moment when a  foreign difficulty might strengthen president Castro's hold on his country by uniting Venezuelan national feeling against  Germany, it is understood at the foreign office here that the United States is not only  tolerant to Germany's purposes toward  Venezuela, but pleased that Germany, and  not the United States, is to undertake to  discipline Venezuela into paying her debts  and keeping faith with foreigners doing  business there. Germany's action with regard to Venezuela has ben likened here  to France's recent course concerning Turkey, which was considered wholesomely  to have effected the controversies between  Turkey and other countries.. The German cruiser Gasalee is still at Kiel," although she has been ordered to sail to the  Caribbean sea. Her departure is delayed  by necessary outfitting. The German press  today prints with satisfaction copious extracts from American editorials disapproving of the dispatch from Washington to a  New York newspaper, printed Sunday, to  the effect that persons of importance in the  American war and navy departments considered war between Germany and the  United States to be Inevitable.  Maclean's Programme,  W. F. Maclean, M. P., will ask the  people of Toronto to make nim. their  mayor because by so doing they will  endorse the principle of public owner-,  !>ip of great public franahisss, for  which principle he stands, By this appeal Mi*. Maclean will not succeed in  cetting a fair expression of public opinion on the question of public ownership.  To ask people'to vote for him in order  to endorse the abstract principle is not  the right way to bring about reforms  which he favors. It is too much like a  plebiscite on the abstract principle of  prohibition. It will result in nothing.  What he should do is to formulate ���= a  definite plan for municipalizing any or  all of the public services which,, in his  opinion, it is practicable to transfer  from private to public ownership, and  appeal to the electors on that platform.  The answer to his appeal could then be  accepted as satisfactory evidence of the  state of public opinion on the question.  Does Mr. .Maclean favor the municipalization of the street railway, the gas and  electric light services, and the establishment of a municipal electric power  service? If so, let him say so, show the  people how the' thing can be done, and  invite them to endorse his definite proposition. If (they do endorse it, such  an endorsatibn-would give, the principle of public' ownership a tremendous  boom in this country.���Hamilton Herald. ���  __  Morgan Sues a Woman*  BALTIMORE, December 31.���J. Pier-  pont Morgan of New York, through his  local attorneys, Barton, Wilmer, Ambler  & Stewart, filed a petition in the circuit  court here today asking that a decree  be entered for $1700 against Ellen Williams in his behalf. The petition is  brief and simply states that Mr. Morgan  loaned Miss Williams $1650, and that she  gave him a mortgage on. her property  for the amount. He-states the loan was  never paid. By the terms of the will of  the late DeWitt div-ton Winans, who  died November 27th, 1892, a life, interest  in his estate was left to his widow, Mrs.  -Mathilda���Felice���Winans.���-Upon=-hej*-  death the income from the entire estate, valued at $150,000, was to go to  Miss Williams. Mrs. Winans died January 22nd, 1895, and Mr. Morgan's mortgage was executed a few days afterward  by Miss Williams. How Mr. Morgan  and Miss Williams Ci.me together in a  financial deal involving "so small an  amount, which she could have obtained  at any bank here with ease, is not set  forth. Miss Williams is a peculiarly attractive woman and lives in a style befitting one of wealth. She makes frequent journeys to New York but her  name never figures in the lists of guests  at fashionable entertainments there.  Fatal Bow in a Church.  PIT-ETON. Ohio, December 31,-Slx men  wero probably fatally wounded ln a general  fight at a t-mnj.1 country church at Pike  postofllce last night, and a panic gecurred  among the worshippers. During a religious  service Charles D. Orrin appeared and announced thai they had come to clean out  the Le'ggs, a family with which the Days  had hud frequent quarrels. A general light  ensued in the church and around it. Women and children shrieked and sought  safety from revolvers and knives by jumping from the windows. Only the minister,  Rev. Mr. Rowe, remained. At the close six  men lay wounded, Orrin and Charles Day,  Leslie Legg, Joseph Williams, John Currant, and Lebannon Williams. Physicians  were called from Piketon and Idaho to attend tho wounded men, and the sheriff  notified. It is believed the six men will die.  Many others were slightly injured.  Two Items of Coast Local News  VANCOUVER, December 31.���[Special to  The Tribune1."]���Aii' attempt was made last  night near Nanaimo. to shoot superintendent Faulds, manager of the Alexandria  mine, which is closed and whose men are  now out of work. Four shots were fired  through a window into a room where a  light was burning. Charles Woodward today reentered the mayoralty field. Saturday  he retired in favor of alderman Neelands  on condition that the Neelands committee  paid his expenses up to date. This was not  carried out and Woodward now announces  that ho is in the field to stay.  Custom Receipts Show an Increase.  MONTREAL, December 31.���The customs receipts for the port of Montreal  for the year show an increase for the  calendar year of over $410,000. The  customs receipts at Toronto for the year  show an increase of about $100,000,  Got Five Years for Stealing  MONTREAL, December 31.���Graham Fen-  ton today was sentenced to five years' in  the penitentiary for stealing $8000 cash from  Thomas Hall of Outremont.  to  to  to  to  to  to *   to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  >-,s-_��-_--'^-'-��-a,��'>'^'a'S'^'s'>'>',^'^''^'*��'**'*^'**-**'-**'-*''*''-'*,>-'*  ^^^���^C5-^^*-��-5^^^^^��^^^^^^^^*^r^^^^  to  to  to  to  & CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  -�����  Portland Cement  line Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  ���*-  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  STORES AT  NELSON, B.C. KASLO, B.C. SANDON, B.C.  .^'^���^���^.^���^���^���^���*��.^'^'9.9r.^.v.^.9Z.^.9��.^.-e'.zz;s!.it?.^''  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  j��&^fcS��&fe&fc&&S_*_��&5_*  ^���^���^^���'^��������'^vS-<^^.^3r:cr<;^S^  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  i  to  to  to  January Sweep Sale  A January selling of High Class reliable Ladies', Gentlemen's  and Children's "Footwear" at the 'price of inferior shoes. We have  reduced the prices on our immense stock to make room for Spring  Goods.   Big Bargains while they last.  YOUR INSPECTION INVITED WATCH OUR WINDOWS  Royal Shoe Store  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop.  THOS. LILLIE, Manager  %  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  No Truth in the Story.  PEKIN, December 31.���The brief diplomatic sensation caused here by the cabled  announcement jotriat the United States  would reduce its Chinese indemnity claim  by $18,000,000 has been ended by a dispatch  from secretary of state Hay to Mr. Conger,  the United States minister here, saying  the report to this effect was a fabrication.  Secretary Hay also said in his message  that the American claim was moderate and  just, but that the United States was willing to waive its pro rata share if necessary.   Both Side3. Are Wondering.  . MONTREAL, December 31.���A warrant  has been issued for a man charged with  stealing an overcoat from AV. Young, collecting agent for W. B. Tapley &. Co.,  money lenders.. In the pocket of the overcoat was a leather wallet containing $9700  in notes, which the alleged thief destroyed.  Tapley & Co.'are now wondering how much  they can collect, and the" borrowers are  wondering how much they can escape paying. ^_ ���' "  Bank Clerk in Trouble  LONDON, December 31.���A dispatch to a  news agency from Lisbon says that a confidential clerk of the Credito Predial Bank  has been arrested charged with embezzlement of ��25,000. It appears that the clerk  ^has-long-practiced-an^ingehious^syjstem^oJL  forgery. A number of alleged accomplices  have also been arrested.  General Funston Promoted.  ST. PAUL, December 31.���The Pioneer  Press will say today that it Is probable  that brigadier-general Funston "may, upon  his return from the Philippines, be appointed commander" of the department, of  the Dakotas, with headquarters in St.  Paul.'  Fred Cook Mayor of Ottawa.  OTTAWA, December 31.���Fred Cook, the  well-known newspaper correspondent here,  was unanimously elected mayor of Ottawa,  his last opponent having resigned this  morning.   .  The Uncertainties of Life.  ST. JOHN, New Brunswick, December 31.  ���Mrs. McKeown, wife of Hon. A. .Mc-  Keown, who was married only two months  ago, died today from smallpox.  The Delmonlco restaurant after this date  will be under the miiiiageme'nt of J. Vy.  Tramill, who has purchased a hair lints .'est  in the business with J. P. Forestell. -Ihe  kitchen is now in charge of the latter, and  again the union cai*a,s are In sight. Hot  waffles and good coffee a specialty. First-  class butter, pure maple syrup and {-ream  always on hand-,  TRY   THE   DELMONICO.  Nelson, January, lstr 1902.  The Delmonlco will.serve a special New  Year's dinner this afternoon.  The Delmonlco will serve a special dinner  on the afternoon of New Year's Day from  2 o'clock on. Eerytvhing first-class. John  P. Forestell, chef.  - When at Erie, B. C, stop at the Mersey  hotel.  Mrs.  M.   Collins,  proprietress.  THE CLUB HOTEL  E. J. 0UEEAN, Proprietor.  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  XjiivriTEir-  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  , Have just i uceived 3.0G0.0 feet of logs from Idaho, and we are prepared to cut tho largest bill  of timber of any dimensions or lengths. Estimates given at any time. Tho largest stock of sash  doors, aud mouldings in Kootenay. -  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDSt   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREET8.  ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  loeal aud ooash.  Flooring  local and coast.      Newel Posts  _____^_==__^g^^jj_^._=_-_-___=  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ot al! kinds  IV WHAT "TO-   WANT IB NOT IN STOOK  WE WILL MXKK IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GMT PRICES.  VOTE I0K  BIG- SCHOONER OF BEER  OE HALI-AND-HALP.  lOe  The only good Beer in Nelson.  TOM AND JERRY  To the King's taste.  J. A. Sayward  RAT.f.   IND MKI RTRK-Tfl. NKtPO!*'  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and DoorB.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd.  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON 8TRMET8  TEI.-1'IION- 145  We Don't  KEEP OUR GOODS TO LOOK AT  m SELL AND HE-BUY  _^ou^wilHlnd=our-stoel_r  complete with the most  up-to-date  FURNITURE  CARPETS  HIGH ART PICTURES  LINOLEUMS  AT LOWEST PRICES  Don't miss seeing our  fine line of Xmas goods.  Early buyers have first  choice.  D.lcARTHUR  OFFICE AND  POCKET  DIARIES  Telephone 35  ORDER YOUR  COAL.  PROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER GO.  00ENEE SILICA AND STANLEY STS.  ANTHRACITE /\HD ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Offlce: Baker Street,  FOR  1902  Canada Brag & Book Co.  Z-iayCITEII-  K. W. C. BLOCK  NELSON "���'!


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