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Array ;,-,      ���������-���*���>'-��� -v.,  ESABLISHED  1892  FRIDAY  MORNING,  JANUARY  10,  1902  DAILY EDITION  CARMIE'S GIFT  STEEL KING OUTLINES HIS  PURPOSE.  WANTS TO FOUND THE MOST ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL  kN INSTITUTE.  WASHINGTON, January 9.���The official  announcement was made today of the  board of trustees of the carnegle institute  which has been incorporated here under  the $10,000,000 gift of Andrew Carnegie. The  only indication as to the form of the gift  is that it will be in i per cent bonds. The  announcement was made, in the form of a  statement given out by Dr. Charles D  Wallcott, secretary of the incorporators,  which says: "In the development of his  plans Mr. Carnegie has consulted with a  number of gentlemen in different parts ot  the country, including the heads of universities and other scientific Institutions  and particularly with Hon. Abraham Hew-  Ittt, Dr. Daniel Gilliam. John S. Billings,  Dr. Charles D. Walcott and Hon. Carroll  Wright. The board of trustees will meet  and elect officers in the.ollice of the secretary on January 29th. Mr. Carnegie's purpose as stated by himsell, in requesting the  various trustees to become members of the  board, is as follows: "lt is proposed to  found in the city of Washington an institution which, with the co-operation ot* the  Institutions now or hereafter established,  there or elsewhere, shall In the broadest  and most liberal manner encourage the  application of knowledge to the Improvement of mankind, provide such buildings,  laboratories, books and apparatus as may  be needed and afford instruction of an advanced character to students whenever  and wherever found inside or outside of  schools properlv qualified to profit thereby.  Among its aims are these: (1) To increase  the efficiency of the universities and other  institutions of learning throughout tho  country bv using and adding to their existing facilities and by aiding teachers in the  various institutions, for experimental and  other work, of these institutions as far as  may be advisable. (2) To discover the exceptional man In every department of  study whenever and wherever found, and  enable him. by financial aid, to make the  work for which he seems specially designed  his life work. (3) To promote original research, paying great attention thereto, as  being one of the chief purposes of this institution. (4) To increase facilities for higher education. (5) To enable such students  as may find Washington the best point for  their special studies to avail themselves of  tho special advantages which may be  Open to them ln the museums, libraries  laboratories, observatories, meteorological  and forestry schools and kindred institutions! of the several departments of the  government. (6) To ensure the prompt publication and distribution of the results ol  scientific Investigation, a Held considered  to be highly Important. These and kindred  objects may be attained by provid ng the  necessary apparatus for experimental  work, bv employing able teachers from the  various "institutions in Washington or elsewhere, and by enabling men fitted for special work to devote themselves to it  through salaried fellowship or scholarships  or through salaries, with or without pensions, in old age; or through aid in other  forms to such men as continue their special work at seats of learning throughout  the world."           To Superannuate tlie Ass.  CLEVELAND, January 9.���A trolley to  displace the patient ass, as a means of locomotion in the Orient, is the project of  Cleveland and Chicago capitalists who are  incorporated as the Cleveland Construction  Company. They have been successful *n  negotiating with signor J. F. Spanler of  -Rome,-=Itaiy.=for_conces_slons for electric  \\nZ from 'cairo, Egypt, to Mount-Sinair  and thence along the coast of the Red se.i  through Syria and Arabia to Mecca. A  branch Is to connect^Damascus with the  system at Mount Slnal, and it is figured  that business during a single one of the  annual Mohammedan pilgrimages to Mecca.  whither it is the pious duty of every Moslem to go. will pay a handsome profit on  the cost of construction, the number of pil-  _rlms being enormous. Letters received  from signor Spanler say that the sultan of  Turkey has granted an important part of  the concessions for the proposed system.  Already trolley cars are running from Jerusalem to Galilee. The Cleveland Construction Company Is working under an  ngreeme.it to finance all the undertakings  If given the construction contracts.  Backs Himself and Wins  SALT LAKE, January 9.-.Tohn McPhal-  lcn the well-known professional bicyclist,  has received a letter from Melbourne, Australia, which states that William Martin,  known all over the world as "Plugger  Bill" Martin, won the big Australian hand-  Sip race, held at Melbourne early in December, In which race he cleared tf.W>-  The race Is a two mile handicap, with a  flrst prize of $2000, and Martin backed htm-  'elf to the extent of ��7000. When lie  crossed the tape first his friends rushed to  nis bfke. "if ted him on their shoulders and  carried him to his dressing room. He intends to return to his home in Lowell.  Massachusetts, next spring.  United in Death.  LOS ANGELES, January 9.-Following  tho death of his wife last Monday, colonel  L. E. Messmore died here yesterday, aged  SO years. He was a native of Michigan,  and was prominent in organizing the  Thirtv- first Wisconsin Infantry, which he  led in the civil war. After the war he was  collector of internal revenue for New York  and held other positions of trust He was  high in Masonic circles  and was a mem-  _r of the G. A. R. of New York. His funeral and that of Mrs. Messmore will be  held here today.   Nuptials of a Judge's Daughter.  WINNIPEG, January 9.���The nuptials of  W. H. Coupel of Quappeile, and Mis.  Bertha Dubuc of St. Boniface, a daughter  of his honor, judge Dubuc, were celebrated  at a private wedding In the bishop s palace  'at St. Boniface today. The ceremony was  performed by the .vicar-general. Rev.  father Dugas, and the bride was given  away by her father, judge Dubuc. The  honeymon will be spent in California.  King Returns to the Turf.  LONDON, January 9.���King Edward VII.  has entered, ln his own name, several  horses for the spring handicaps, the entries for which were issued this afternoon.  "Messrs. Whitney, Keene, Croker, and other  Americans will be represented in the leading events, all of which aro well filled.  Sportmen anticipate that the return of the  king to the turf will give the sport an  impetus, which it lacked last year.  To Prevent Railway Accidents.  NEW YORK, January 9.���From Vienna  comes the news that Herr Bartelmus, an  Austrian electrician, has invented a system for preventing railway accidents, says  the London correspondent of the Tribune.  The invention, it is said, makes It possible  to prevent accidents arising out of trains  meeting one another, or from one train  running into the rear of another.  Granby Smelter at Work.  GRAND FORKS, January 9.���The Granby  smelter, which closed down last week, in  order to enable the blowers to be connected  with the two new furnaces, resumed operations vesterday. The plant will not be  running at its full capacity of 1300 tons  a day until February 1st.  Tired of Life.  ST. JOHN, New Brnuswick, January 9.���  Thomas Wooden, a well-to-do farmer of  Paterson Settlement, Sunbury county,  committed suicide on Tuesday last by  shooting himself in the head. Deceased was  63 years old. .  IS ONE DAY EARLIER THIS YEAR  Legislature Convenes on February 20th.  ENGLISHMEN   ARE    RILED  Over Von Buelow's Speech.  LONDON, January 9.���The stinging  rebuke administered to Mr. Chamberlain, the British colonial secretary, by  chancellor Von Buelow, in the reichstag  at Berlin yesterday, as a result of the  former's reference in his speech at Edinburgh, October 25th, last, to the con-,  duct of the German army In the war  with France, 1870-71, has markedly increased the bitterness of l_nglish-G.r-  man discord. The St. James Gazette,  which calls count Von Buelow a "swaggering pharisee," says "His offensive  speech has brought the growing irritation between the two countries into a  dangerous sphere. Even if Von Buelow  had been the head of a Republican ministry, dependent for its life on a fickle  popular opinion, there would have been  little excuse for his gross perversion of  facts and breach of international comity." The St James Gazette concludes  with expressing the belief that the  "Pharisaical impertinence of the German press is profoundly distasteful to  the kaiser, who is manfully striving to  stem the torrent, which is bearing his  empire toward the Niagara of disaster,"  and warns Germany that, both eastward  and westward of her there is a menace which holds her armed to the teeth  in sleepless vigilance, and when the expected catastrophe, in southeastern Europe, leaves her alone, between the upper  and nether millstone, she may bitterly  regret loss of the good will of this country, which she is now flinging away with  both hands.  Von Buelow's words cannot fail to be  hailed throughout Europe as "a snub to  Great Britain," says the Pall Mall Gazette in an editorial headed the "Retort  Discourteous."  The Globe accuses Von Buelow of "deliberately pandering to the lowest and  most illinformed elements of public  opinion in Germany."  The Globe then lectures emperor  William for not "checking the stream  of foul lies and obscene caricatures in  the German press."  The Westminster Gazette alone depreciates regarding Von Buelow's  speech as "a cause for further disturbing the relations between Great Britain  and Germany."  -���Such~comments_as these_JiuotejLabo^  are bound to further inflame the public,  already angered, in consequence of the  snub administered by emperor William  a few days ago in the North German  Gazette, the chief mouthpiece of the  German government, in which a note  appeared saying that the statement in  the English press to the effect that the  German emperor had pressed the prince  of Wales to attend* his toirthJay celebration, was untrue, and explaining that,  "king Edward had suggested the visit  and that emperor William had sent an  invitation."  In the reichstag yesterday, after cou.it  Von Selberg Wernigerode had denounced recent references of the British colonial secretary to the German army,  count Von Buelow made a speech. He  said: "The last speaker alluded to a  reference an English minister recently  made to the German army's conduct in  the Franco-German war. Should ���e,  however, wish to adduce examples  from abroad, it is advisable that he  should proceed with caution, as otherwise he may incur the risk of not only  being misunderstood, but also of hurting foreign feelings, even though, as I  am ready to assume, there was in tlie  case of the present instance, no intention of so doing. It is quite comprehensible that a people which has become  so thoroughly a part and parcel of its  glorious army as in Germany, should  revolt at any appearance on the history  of our glorious struggle for national  unity being misrepresented. Such a  critic, in the words of Frederick the  Great, concerning traducers of hims-if  and the German army, is 'simply biting  on granite.' "   Irish Land Leaguers.  DUBLIN, January 9.���John Redmond,  chairman of the United Irish League, announced today that William Redmond and  Joseph Devlin of Belfast, will sail for the  United States at the end of the month,  to complete the work of organizing the  league in America, in accordance with a decision arrived at by the preliminary meeting held in its headpuarters yesterday.  Mr. Redmond and Devlin are going to the  United States at the urgent request of the  Irish league of America, which Is arranging  their tour of that country.  Body Snatching  KINGSTON, Ontario, January 9.���Thieves  last night broke into a vault in St. Mary's  cemetery. Division street, and stole the  remains of Mrs. Hughes, Miss Haley und  Miss Mary Croliey, of Kingston.  VICTORIA, January 9.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The legislative assembly has  been called3 to meet on February 20th, which is one day earlier than last year. The result  of the municipal election in Vancouver is said to have some significance, as the defeated  candidate for mayor was supported by J. F. Garden, M.P.P., and captain Tatlow, M.P.P.,  both of whom are opposing the Dunsmuir government. The successful candidate was  supported by the News-Advertiser, which is edited by ex-finance minister Cotton, and it is  intimated that Cotton may be asked to join the Dunsmuir government as finance  minister.  EVERYBODY   IS   GUESSING  At the Political Situation.  VICTORIA, January 9.���The political  atmosphere was somewhat disturbed by  the visit early in theweek of five of the  disaffected and .erstwhile supporters sjf  the government. They came to Victoria  to take part in a conference, but by  whom suggested, or with whom they  conferred a mysterious silence, is being preserved. Rumors of all kinds are  plentiful, but the net result was the  calling of a convention at New Westminster, in which they expect every  member of the provincial legislature  who is not in accord with the Dunsmuir administration to take part. If the  man on the street is to be believed, the  calling of another New Westminster convention was necessitated by the fact  that seven into five will not go, and  there are only five cabinet positioas  available, and as Island members who  conferred with the Malnlanders were too  modest to forego their own claims \o  recognition, somewhat of a deadlock  looked possible. It is understood that  Mr. Bodwell received the situation by  suggesting that he would prefer to  choose his own cabinet, and that in any  event it would be very unwise to leave  no position-open with which to reward  some waverer whose support might oe  needed. In one way their visit might  strengthen the government immensely.  Each and every one of them gave a certain influential politician to understand  that they would not consider those  against them who were not openly with  them, and that though they might be  willing to accept his assistance as a follower, in no other capacity could he  serve them. As it is understood that  he expressed his willingness to lead  them, should they succeed in overthrowing the government, and 3S it is well  known that he has most discreetly refrained on every occasion from hurting  the feelings of his erring brethren, such  base ingratitude came to him as an  overwhelming shock, and another most  strenuous orator will be in evidence on  the government side in the forthcoming  campaign.  But, singular to relate, Mr. Bodwell's  declaration of leadership did not receive  that warm reception from his chosen future associates, which the "little Lib-  eral_-clique_fondly^exp.ec_teA_^he_Coa-v  servative members of the opposition received a pretty plain intimation from the  local Conservative leaders that the recognition of Mr. Bodwell's -laims would  be answered by their party repudiating  any connection therewith. As prominent Conservatives pointed out, Mr. Bodwell is virtually discredited with his  own party, and for a few provincial Conservatives to take it upon themselves  to hand over to Mr. Bodwell the destinies and welfare, and, incidentally the  patronage of Conservatism in this province, in order that he might therewith  regain for himself and his insignificant  following the prestige which they once  enjoyed in the Liberal ranks, was altogether too much of a good thing. E. G.  Prior and the majority of prominent  and influential Conservatives look upon  Mr. Bodwell's candiaature with very  mixed feelings. Mr. Bodwell brought  every influence to bear to _ecure their  support, but with little success. These  few, who in the flr_t instance agreed to  support him, are beginning to realize  that they have possibly made a mistake  in pledging their support to a gentleman who has shown such a facility in  the past for supporting his own party  actively, only when he wished to use it,  and they are becoming lukewarm in  their enthusiasm.  But Mr. Bowell's Liberal supporters  are becoming more apprehensive than  even his Conservative friends. So bitter  is the feeling engendered by his candidature amongst the Liberals of this city,  that the "little Liberals," seeing themselves in a hopeless minority in their  support of him, are beginning to fear  that the efforts they are making on his  behalf will be punished by the party  with political oblivion. The Liberal executive met on Thursday evening to  take action in regard to the Vancouver  convention. Most of the "little Liberals" are members of this executive,  and one of them attempted, in the inter  ests of Mr. Bodwell, to question the advisability of having a convention at all,  claiming that he saw in it, or behind it  the Machiavellian hand of Joseph Martin. Had not a very staunch and respected Liberal quieted matters by having it referred to a general meeting of  the association, to be held on the 13th  of this month, the meeting would have  ended in a row. This is not comforting  to Mr. Bodwell's supporters. Hoping  against hope, they have been deluding  themselves with the idea that he would  be endorsed by the Liberals of the province. When those do not oppose him  ignore him.  The growing weakness of Mr. Bodwell,  however, will not excuse the government from strengthening their policy  and their administration, and if they  wish to retain public confidence, the  premier must infuse new blood into his  cabinet. This is demanded by his supporters in the house and country alike.  They feel that a vigorous and progressive policy is necessary to the province  in the present juncture, and with able  advisers at his back, the people realize  that no man is more able to give it than  James Dunsmuir.  THE EMPRESS IS RADICAL  Exercising Her Censorship.  PEKIN, January 9.���-The dowager  empress of China asserted her complete  supremacy today by giving an audience  in the most sacred hall in the forbidden city. The rules of the dynasty forbid women to enter this hall and the  dowager empress has never before violated its sanctity. The emperor will receive the foreign diplomats in this hall.  Officials believe the dowager empress to  be paving the way to be, present on this  occasion in order to prevent any communication between diplomats and tlie  emperor except under her censorship.  The dowager empress is preparing to  send letters to the ministers of the foreign powers here, expressing her desire  for the maintenance of friendly relations and her unwillingness to receive  advice in audience.  Progressive Chinese officials explain  that the dowager empress disapproved  of Boxerism, that her wishes in this  matter were overruled and her edicts  gar.bled. It is possible that general  Tung Fuh Siang, the notorious anti-  foreigner, whose decapitation has been  ordered by the dowager empress in an  edict, has already been beheaded.  The Tartar general in Kan Su province, who was ordered to carry out this  sentence, has telegraphed that he has  imprisoned Tung Fuh Siang in his  yamen and asks for instructions. To  this message the dowager empress replied, ordering the Tartar general to  carry out her edict.  =An^Advocate of-Protection.-  MONTREAL January 9.���The Star's  London cable says: "Sir Robert Giffen,  ex-president of the statistical society,  who has long been associated with the  Gladstonian school of finance, significantly suggests in the Times today  that income tax be reduced from 14d  to lOd in pound, which would mean a  loss of ��10,000,000 to the national exchequer, and that ��20,000,000 be raised  by indirect taxation, including a tax of  one shilling per quarter on wheat and  one shilling per load on lumber."  The Westminster Gazette, the pillar  of free trade, says: "If we could be  certain that this is not the thin edge of  the protectionist wedge we might agree."  The St. James Gazette (Tory and protectionist), says: "A grain tax, touching the central article of our commercial creed would raise opposition, which  advantage thus gained would not make  it worth while to provoke." The chancellor of the exchequer will, it adds,  "regard sir Robert Giffen's agitation as  an indication of the reserve to be drawn  upon in case of necessity in addition to,  instead of substitution for, present  sources of revenue.  Greenwood Local News.  GREENWOOD, January 9.���[SpeciU  to The Tribune.]���On Tuesday night  deputy grand master, T. M. Gully, installed the officers of the Boundary  Lodge of Oddfellows, Greenwood. Between seventy and eighty brethren were  present. The installation was follow3d  by a banquet and social gath3ring.  The directors of the Boundary Creek  Mining and Milling Company, owning  a group of fourteen mineral claims :"n  close proximity to Greenwood, adopted  resolutions authorizing the London and  Canada syndicate to accept the offer of  an English comapny to take over the  local company's, assets, on condition  that the former provide a minimum capital of $100,000, to discharge the latter's  liabilities and leave a large oalanco for  development work, the local company  to receive 50,000 paid up, 10 shilling  shares. A special meeting of the shareholders is called for the 25th instant to  confirm the directors action.  Superintendent Downie of Nelson is  in the city tonight.  LIQUOR QUESTION BOTHERS  The Premier of Manitoba.  WINNIPEG, January 9.���Following  the interview which appeared in this  morning's Telegram, the provincial government's organ, with premier Roblin,  regarding a referendum to the people on  prohibition. Mr. Roblin was seen by a  Telegram reporter yesterday, with reference to the various interviews that  have appeared in the press relating to  his announcement on the Liquor Act  question. He said that his statement  was evidently differently understood  and differently interpreted by nearly  every one. Some had apparently understood the meaning he had intended 1,o  convey. Mr. Roblin was asked if he  had seen the interview with Mr. Banting in the morning Telegram, and if he  Svould say whether Mr. Banting was correct in his interpretation.  "Yes," said Mr. Roblin, "I have read  Mr. Banting's interview, and he is substantially correct."  "But Mr. Banting believes ihat a referendum should and will be held."  "That is what the government think,  also, and in my interview, on Monday,  I plainly led up to that conclusion, and  I was so understood by many. Mr.  Banting gives many sound reasons for  this step." -���'''....'  . Mr. Roblin's attention was called to  his reference on Monday to the importance of action by Ontario.  "I believe what I said of the importance of co-operation, and the action  Ontario takes will have a great effect in  facilitating, or otherwise, the operation  of the act in Manitoba. If Ontario is  going to take action, it would be in the  best interests of all concerned for this  to be known before anything is done in  Manitoba."  "But y'/J will not wait longer than  this session to find out what Ontario  intends to do."  "Certainly not," answered Mr. Rod-  lin. "The enforcement of the act will  be submitted to the will of the people  as soon as possible after the close of the  session.- Provision will be made for  this at the coming session of the legislature, but as I said before the government will not alter the act in any way."  Piatt Drops His Libel Suit  NEW YORK, January 9.���Friends of  "United^State^^  announce that he has reconsidered and  abandoned his determination to sue  McClure's Magazine and William Allen  White for libel. Piatt took exception  to an article about himself written by  White and published in last month's  issue of McClure's. In a character study  of the New York boss covering a dozen  pages, Mr. White, a hard hitter in his  most amiable moods, handled Piatt with  the very thinnest gloves. Apparently  stung this time beyond endurance, thn  hitherto imperturbable Piatt at once  cried out he had been grossly libeled  and would seek redress in court. That  was several weeks ago. It appears that  Piatt has since been consulting friends  here and in Pennsylvania, and it is hinted that largely upon the advice of the  latter has he been induced to suspend  legal hostilities.  Russians Blame the Consul.  ST. PETERSBURG, January 9. ���-  Charlemagne Tower, United States ambassador to Russia, discussed the fights  at New Chwang between sailors belonging to the United States gunboat Vicksburg and Russian soldiers at length today with count Lamsdorff, the Russian  foreign minister. After this conference,  Mr. Power said that no open questions  remained in connection with this matter. Opinion here inclines to put the  responsibility for all the trouble at New  Chwang on the failure of the American  consul there to try and punish the American sailors when the first instance of  disorder occurred and is inclined to  find fault with the administrators of  New Chwang.  Found Guilty of Murder.  NEW YORK, January 9. ��� Henry  Schaub, who last June killed his wife  and infant daughter at Newark, New  Jersey, was today found guilty of murder in the first degree. Schaub was  crazed by drink when no murdered his  wife and child.  the derelict had been seen off there yesterday and Indians at San Juan told of  going out to it. They said it was seemingly a threo masted schooner.  Brigantine Blakely, bound ��� from Victoria to Cocos island, had a narrow escape from going ashore at San jaun yesterday. Her anchors dragged and she  drifted near the rocks.  Captain Smith, flrst oflicer and twenty  survivors of the steamer Bristol, lost  on a reef between Grey and Green islands, arrived here today.  ANOTHER STOBY  Wants Spreckels to Back Him.  SAN FRANCISCO, January 9.���Adolph  Spreckles, son of the California sugar king,  has received a telegram from Fitzsimmons  which indicates that the Cornishman is  ready to enter the ring again and fight Jeffries, if. suitable arrangements can be  made. In the telegram Fitzsimmons asked  the millionaire -if he would back him for  $25,000 against the champion, the winner to  tako the fighters entire share of the gate  receipts.   Local Option Carried.  OAK WOOD, Ontario, January 9.���The  township of Mariposa, by a majority ol*  252, has sustained tho Local Option prohibition by-law.  PANAMA DEAL IS REJECTED  WALLA WALLA OFFICERS  AT  FAULT-  CAPTAIN BENOIST OP THE MAX  GIVES HIS STATEMENT OF  THE COLLISION.  French Company Out of It.  WASHINGTON, January 9. ��� The  Hepburn Nicaraguan Canal Bill passed  the house this afternoon by a practically  unanimous vote, only two members out  of 310 voting against it. The opposition, in committing the government to  the Nicaraguan route, attempted to secure amendments to lodge with the  president the discretionary power to  purchase and complete the Panama  canal if it could be purchased for $10,-  0000,000. The test came on the first vote  when the advocates of an alternative  route polled 102 against 170 votes. At  each succeeding vote their strength  dwindled until Mr, Cannon of Illinois,  under whose leadership the fight was  made, was unable to get the ayes and  nays on a motion to recommit. All  other amendments failed and the bill  passed exactly as it came from committee. None of the votes, except that  on the final passage of the bill, was a  record vote. _  The debate, which preceded the taking of the final vote, was made memorable by a clash between Mr. Hepburn,  the author of the bill and Mr. Cannon,  chairman of the appropriations com-  mitteer On 'several previous ���occasions������  they have measured swords over canal  legislation. Two ��� years ago a similar  bill was passed by a vote of 224 to 36.  The bill as passed today, authorized the  president to secure from the states of  Costa Rica and'Nicaragua on behalf of  the United States, control of such a portion of the territory belonging to said  states as may be desiraDle and necessary on which to excavate, construct,  and protect a canal suitable to the  wants of modern navigation, and appropriates such a sum of money as may  \)i necessary to secure the control of  said   territory.  Section two authorizes the president,  after securing control of the needed territory, to direct the secretary of war to  construct such canal from the Caribbean sea at a point near Grey town, in  Nicaragua, by way of lake Nicaragua,  to a point on the Pacific ocean near  Brito and also to construct proper harbors at the termini of said canal and to  make necessary provision for the defence of the canal and narbors.  Section three and four authorize the  SAN FRANCISCO, January 9.-The official investigation into the cause of the  collision between the steamer Walla Walla  and tho French bark Max last Thursday  was commenced today before the local inspectors. Captain Benolst of the Max submitted a written statement to the effect  that at the lime of the accident his mate  was on the watch. The lookout reported  the lights of a steamer on the starboard  bow. The mate thereupon notified him and  he went upon deck and seeing the light of  the steamer, he went into his cabin to  dress. "While so engaged the collision occurred. The lights of his room were burning brightly. Immediately after the steam- '  er was struck he rushed on deck. As the  forepart of his ship was filling rapidly he  was to busy, in giving orders for the closing of the compartments to pay any attention to the other vessel. He ordered a  torchlight, however, to let the steamer  know where he was, but not seeing anything of the latter fifteen minutes after the  accident he concluded that she had proceeded.  Shipping Fatalities.  VICTORIA, January 9.���The steamer  Queen City from the west coast, reports  that a large schooner is afloat off the  Vancouver island coast upside down.  The missionary at Cloose reported that  president lonTake^suchn-un'eys-as^may  be necessary and to employ such persons  in constructing the canal as may to him  seem wise, and directs that in the construction of the canal the river San  Juan and lake Nicaragua shall be used  as far as they are available.  Section five authorizes the president  to guarantee to the governments of  Costa Rica and Nicaragua the uso of  the canal and harbors upon terms to bo  agreed upon by all vessels of said states  and by citizens thereof.  The last section makes a nrnsent appropriation of ?10,000,000 to carry on  this work and authorizes the secretary  of. war to enter into proper contracts  for material and work as may be deemed necessary therefor, such work and  material to be paid for as appropriations may be made from time to time.  The section fixes the aggregate cost at  $1 SO,000,000 to bo drawn from the treasury on warrants of the president.  To Revise Catholic Creeds  ROME, January 9.���The membership of  the Papal Commission, on modern quos-  tions, concerning the-Holy Writ, is ofli-  cially announced. It consists of cardinal  Parrochi, vice chancellor of the Holy  Roman church; cardinals Sagna, prefect  of tbe Vatican archives, and vivesy 1'uto,  as assessors. Among the councillors chose'i  from various countries, is professor Gran-  Ban of the Catholic university at Washington. The scope of the inquiry is to ascertain the limits of freedom allowed the  Catholic exogetist in biblical questions of  the dav, point out definitely whicli must  be maintained and which must be rejected,  in the interests of orthodoxy, and which  are allowable and which are left to tbe individual conscience. The commission, ont-  ablv the president, in said to represent  broad minded, progressive, tendencies.  After Tennis Championship.  LONDON, January 9.���Commenting on  the boom in lawn tennis, which is attributed to the presence of Davis and Ward,  the Americnn players, in the championship  games of 1001. and to their prospective return in Y.W1 with other Americans of their  own caliber, the Pall Mall Gazette says:  "The American prospects of winning the  championship are unpleasantly hopeful,  from the British point of view."  Buying German Warships  BERLIN, January 9.���The Klelnes Journal, .which sometimes prints exclusive  news, publishes the following dispatch today from Hamburg: "Nicaragua is making  extensive war preparations. She has purchased German warships and has bought  cannon, rifles, and ammunition, amounting  in value to 1,500,000 marks, through the  Nicaraguan minister at Berlin, senor  Roeha, a certain Hamburg bank loaning  the money for the purchases. The object of  these preparations is that Nicaragua, Honduras and Salvador intend to attack  Guatemala and Cost Rica and compel them  to join the proposed Central American  union. Senor Rocha is reported to have  tried to induce the Prussian war ministry  to supply Nicaragua with arms, which the  ministry refused.to do." .  Inquiries made here fail to confirm the  statements contained in the dispatcih of  the Klienes Journal. ...'.������  .     : /  COLON, Colombia, January fl.-Kxeneral  Alban, the commander of the Colombian  forces, has received news that president  Zelaya of Nicaragua, has invited the other  four presidents of Central America to attend a conference at Corinto. Nicaragua,  with the secret object of inducing them to  enter into a coalition against Colombia.  Says Women Should Propose.  ST. LOUIS, January 9.���Dr. Charles L.  Kloss, pastor of the First Congregational  church at Webster Grove, has caused a  sensation by suggesting in an Interview  that women should propose marriage.  There are nearly 300 members of the congregation, and last year there were only  about a dozen marriages among the members. Dr. Kloss is disposed to blame the  woman. He says they are too timid and  that there is no reason why they should  not do the proposing themselves. "The idea  seems to always have been that women are  dependent on the men," Dr. Kloss says.  "There is no reason why this opinion  should not be removed. Let them become  men's economic equals, and then they can  do the proposing themselves, instead ot  waiting for the men to come along and ask  them to become their wives. Right now  women do not usually let men propose to  them until they are ready, and there is no  reason why they should not have and exer-  icisenlie=same-right--of-proposing-as_men."=  Will Build Large Refinery.  PITTSBURG, January 9.���The Guffey Petroleum Company, an associate concern of  tho J. "M. Guffey Petroleum Company, has  let contracts for the erection of an additional refinery at Port Arthur, Texas, lt  will have a capacity of 10,000 barrels of  crude oil per day. A refinery has just been  finished with a capacity of 5000 barrels a  dav. The completed plant will be among-  the largest in the country. It adjoins the  docks ot the shipping company. No efforts  will be made to barrel the refined product,  but It will be shipped In tank steamers.  The company Intends to utilize the valuable bv-products as soon as the refinery is  erected. Texas oil does not yield a large  percentage r.f the refined product, and tho  sediment forms a large portion of the fluid.  This will be used for fuel purposes nnd  can be sold at a far lower price than tlio  crude oil, which Is now being burned for  fuel.  Twenty-six Kecruits Discharged.  HALIFAX, January 9.���Major Beneral  O'Grady Haly will inspect the Canadian  Mounted Rifles tomorrow morning. The  crest of the contingent is the Maple Leaf.  Twenty-six men have, so far, been discharged for intoxication, or inability to rido  and It is stated that colonel Evans has  telegraphed to the west for thirty moro  men.  No Room on Troopships.  TORONTO. January il.���Tho Canadian  medical corps cannot be sent to South Africa on troopships ns their capacity is nl-  readv taxed. The Canadian government applied" to the war ollice for permission to  ���send it via Kngland.  Miss Stone's Ransom Posted.  WASHINGTON, January 9.���It is understood that Mr. Spencer Eddy, who haa  been acting as United States charge of legation at Constantinople, is about to go on  leave. The ransom money for Miss Stono  has been posted and it Is believed that it  will be only a question of a short time before the kidnapers conclude to accept it.  Anti-British Riot.  VIENNA, January 9.���A riotous anti-  British demonstration was provoked yesterday, at the town of Sal, in Hungary, on  the occasion of the presentation of Wilson  Barret's play, "The Sign of the Cross."  The police wero forced lo stop the play and  clear the buildings. The papers heartily,  approve of the demonstration.  Caught in Revolving Belt.  WOODSTOCK, New Brunswick January  9.���Harrv Chapman. 13 vears of age. was  whirled to his death by a revolving belli!  Fisher's foundry yesterday afternoon.  Canal Bill Passed.  WASHINGTON, January 9.���Tho Nicaraguan Canal Bill was passed by the houso  by a vote of SOS to 2. THE NELSON TRIBUNE, FRIDAY  MORNING   JANUARY 10, 1902  W  I  I  ���'*. >  i  i  ��'  %'  8;;"  iff-  _ v:-f t  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  IK  ��-��� _��-_��->-_>-_��-s.->--��-_>^v.<*- ��x  >���>���>?���{?���&{  ^���^���-B*^vS^^S'^'^5J?S:55-5**t*^ lW "?-^->^*^-^��  /for    .1.  to  to  DDSOFS BAY  ;jS_j &:*sr*-__  INCOIU'OKATBI) 1(570  CO_MI-P-^.3Srir  _��  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  'SBOTIMI  BAKER STRBET. NELSON, B. 0.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  1 ������^���^.g.g:^g.'g-.g'..'g.:a'.*g:*!v'^ W/ ?i0^^'72&?0v>0}.-09,.  to  to  SOME OF THE THINGS WE GARRY  OFFICE SUPPLIES  BLftNK  BOOKS  STATIONERY  TYPEWRI *t ERS   ,  MIMEOGRAPHS  OFFICE   FURNITURE  DRAUGHTING  MATERIALS  LEATHER GOODS  BOOKS  PAPER  NOTIONS  TOYS  WALL PAPER  KODAKS  PHOTO SUPPLIES  ETC.,  ETC.  AND  WE CAN SUPPLY THEM iAT THE RIGHT PRICE, TOO,  MORLEY & LAING  J'AK.ER STREET  NELSON, BO.  ��Ite f&Kxhnvtt  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  Daily by mail, one month���.........  Daily by mail, three months   Daily by mail, six months ".  Daily by mail, one year   Semi-weekly by mail,  three months.  ��� Semi-weekly. by mail, six months   ** Semi-weekly by m_iI._one year   Postage to Great Britain added.  ..I   60  . 125  . 2 50  .5 00  . 5U  . 100  . 2 00  ADVERTISING   RATE3.  Display Advertisements run regularly  per Inch per month ..*4 00  If run less than a month, per Inch per  Insertion     25  Classified Adi and Legal Notices, per  word for first insertion       1  For   each   additional   insertion,   per.  word     '.... 7...................;...       1-2  Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month ,    50  Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  'per month "...     ��  Address all letters���  THK   TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston, Manacer. ���*      Nelson, B. C.  politics. It is carrying -ward politics to  the extreme, and can only bring defeat  to the faction that is advocating it. No  man should he turned clown as a school  trustee because of his friendship for any  individual or set of individuals. School  trustees or those who are willing to  serve as trustees should be judged on  their merits as men and on their ability  and the interest they take-in our public  schools. Narrow-minded men and bigots should not be allowed to gain power  in Nelson. .   AMONG THE POLITICIANS.  ���J-  *  tttt"  NOTICE TO  SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  *  +  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered _T  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for the current  weekl  Nelson does not want men in oflice  who are unable to satisfactorily explain  sudden changes of front on questions of  civic interest, no more than it does men  Who are notoriously reactionary in their  ideas.    Men who are honestly in favor  of municipal ownership of public utilities would not seek to entangle the city  in a partnership with a corporation to  carry on the business of electric lighting  on a percentage basis.   They would not  do it at a lime when the corporation to  be taken into partnership was doing its  utmost  to  prevent   the   city   acquiring  rights and privilege-cmfwyp ioa o[ptrtg  rights and property interests that would  place it in an independent position. Vet  this is exactly what Frank Fletcher has  done.   Elected mayor pledged to do hi.  utmost to  put the  public  utilities  belonging to the city so that they wouid  be independent of  the  West Kootenay  Power & Light Company, he, before his  term of ollice had expired, attempted to  foist upon the people art agreement with  the West Kootenay Power &. Light Company that was so manifestly unfair to  the" city that it was repudiated by the  people.     Now   his   newspapsr   mouthpiece says that it is absurd to charge  him (Fletcher) with being anything else  than a believer in the soundness of the  principles   of   municipal   ownership   of  public utilities.    The people of Nelson  care little for what Mr. Fletcher says  he believes in; but they do care a whole  lot about what iie practices.   They want  as mayor a man who will do what he  says he will do.  '. One of the Fletcher "push,*' who has  an office near the corner of Baker and  Ward streets, remarked yesterday:  "That letter of captain McMorris's, published in The Tribune this morning, has  hit our crowd hard. We never thought  ho could write."  "Bob" Winerals is slated for city  clerk if the Fletcher crowd win the election. He was Nelson's first chief of  police.  It is admitted the Fletcher ticket is  weak as compared with that of their  opponents. Captain , McMorris is admitted to be as able a man as Haroid  Selous, and "Tom" Scanlan is more  than a match for John Hamilton or  John Elliot In the East ward, "Dick"  Drew and "Johnnie" Irving and "Chris"  Morrison easily hold the "age" over  John Paterson and W. G. Oillett and  "Blake" Wilson.  In the East ward, the Fletcher men  say they have no show of electing any  of their candidates, but they hope to be  able=-to-trade-Paterson= and=Gillett-l"or-  votes for Wilson. In the West ward  they are "plumping" for Seljus, having  no confidence in Hamilton or Elliot.  A Front street wholesaler remarkcl:  "No; I won't vote for you, or anyone  else who is supported by Houston or  The Tribune."  ��� It seems the Fletch-r crowd are not  satisfied to allow the school trustees to  be elected by acclamation. It was understood that Dr. Hall and Dr. Arthur  and Mr. Swannell would servo as trustees, and that two other citizens could  be induced to offer themselves as sacrifices for the common good. This arrangement was not at all satisfactory to  the Fletcher "push." They do not wait  anyone on the schcol board who is not  a supporter of candidate Fletcher. This  is a narrow view to take of a question  that should not be mixed up in ward  Coal Mines Regulations.  The amendments to the Coal  Mines  Regulation Act, passed at the last session of tlie legislature, are to come into  force on the 15th instant. These amendments were enacted to provide additional  protection to miners and others working in coal mines, and they provide that  no person shall  be employed as a coal  miner, fire boss, over-man, or shot lighter in any coal mine who is not in possession of a certificate of competency,  granted by a board of five examiners,  which board shall be composed (at each  mine) of the following:    One appointed  by    the    lieut.enant-governor-in-council,  two appointed by the owner or manager  of the mine, and. two coal  miners, actually working in  the mine who shall  have had at least three years' experience  as working miners,   and   be elected as  members of the board by the miners actually working in the mine.    It is further provided that in order to obtain a  certificate the applicant must satisfy the  examiners that he is sufficiently conversant with   the   English   language, and  with the acts relating   to coal   mining  and  the rules and  regulations,  to render his employment   safe.    If   a   shot  lighter, fire-boss or overman that he has  a good knowledge of the character and  use of explosives and is fully competent  to perform his duties.    Before subjecting the men to the examination necessary lo the obtaining of certificates  it  was deemed advisable to hold a conference   of mining   inspectors   and   mine  managers to settle the form of rules and  regulations governing ��xamination,  for  although  a majority of the  applicants  would be found able to undergo written  examinations,   some   miners,   in   every  other way capable, are unable to write  the answers to the questions and must  therefore be examined orally.    For the  purpose of settling these matters definitely invitations lo a conference were  sent out by the government to the coal  mine inspectors and  managers,  and  in  response a number of these gentlemen  arrived in Victoria yesterday arid met  premier Dunsmuir. Hon. D. M. Eberts,  acting minister of mines, and W. T.  Robertson, provincial mineralogist.  Among the inspectors and managers  present Avere: Thomas Morgan, Nanaimo, inspector; F. D. Little, superintendent Wellington Colliery Company;  Thomas Stockatt, general manager of  the Crow's Nest Coal Company, Fernie,  and Thomas Russell, manager New Vancouver Coal Company, Nanaimo. The  mining men found that the rules and  regulations drafted by the government  fairly covered the ground und beyond a  few very trifling suggestions no changes  were deemed necessary. As one of them  said last night, the government and the  officials of the department of mines had  evidently worked with a desire to carry  out the spirit as well as the form of the  law, and had succeeded admirably. Yesterday's conference will result in the  immediate distribution of copies of the  rules and regulations to the various coal  mines, and the appointment of the nao-  essary boards of examiners to whom  the details of the examinations will l>e  entrusted.  The Trust Not Dead.  When president Schwab of the Steel  "Consolidation" declarer! that the trust  HP longer exists as a business proposition, and that   it (lied   because   it ,,was  founded   upon   evil   principles,  among  them  being the throttling of competition, he must have overlooked the Standard Oil Company.   That benevolent consolidation or capital is   working  right  along on the original line of the trust,  restricting production, controlling prices  and throttling competition wherever it  can.    In the village of Chardon, Ohio,  Mr. Rockefeller's hundred-million-dollar  corporation is engaged in a strenuous  effort to ruin a poor oil peddler, who refuses to buy his stock from Mr. Rockefeller.   The peddler pays a license fee  and has a legal as well as a moral right  to earn his living   by   selling   oil, Mr.  Rockefeller denies the right of anyone  to earn a living by selling other than  Standard oil, and besides, Mr. Rockefeller needs the money paid by the citizens  of Chardon village for kerosene. Therefore the Standard  Oil Company orders  its Chardon agent to throttle competition and drive peddler Hossler out of  business if it takes   eight   years   arid  costs more than all the oil he sells ?s  worth.   In the course of the fight it develops that the Standard Oil Trust has  no legal right to do business in Chardo'i,  and Is violating the   law   by   peddling  without a license, and its agent is arrested.    These are the tactics and  the  ways of the trust���the methods which  have made Standard Oil detested wherever its name is known.    Much of the  popular hatred of trusts in the abstract  is due to the nefarious practices of the  Standard Oil Trust, and while that Incorporated appetite   for   other  people's  wealth exists and thrives by throttling  competition, Mr.  Schwab   will   fail   to  persuade the people that the trust is a  "dead proposition."���Philadelphia North  American.   The Strike Settled Mr King.  Instead of being settled by W. L. M.  King, the Rossland strike just about  settled W. L. M. King's bluff at figuring  as a strike settler.���Toronto Evening  Telegram.   British Recapture a Gun.  LONDON, January 9.���Lord Kitchener  cables to the war oflice that the second  British gun captured by the Boers at  Brankelaagte has been recaptured. This  gun wa.s previously reported to have been  destroyed.     Eevolution in Paraguay.  BUENOS AYRES, January 9.���Bulletin.���  It is reported hero' that a revolution has  broken out In Paraguay. President Aceval  of that republic is said to be a prisoner.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  ���^Roug h and���  Dressed  Lumber  V  ii -   -~ ���*~ *~~ -*~; *���****���"��� ���ir    _   w   ~\\   m  **m "i_r ~m ��g ijr -mT mt     ___*^ *g^ ^-^-'S '_iS_������'��_"��� __T-'gr ���,*'':-^'^ .00.00. 0m*.  %,^' 00-0*'00-00- 00'00'_0'00'mS>'m0'^0-S'^S'^S*S*^S     ^_^^r*^^^__^S_^__^ _?^ _^^__^_**'-*��^_-*^5<_^��>'��_^SS__^_  ^*Sf ���r^ ^  *~   *"^  *���^   ^  ^   ^ ^   ^ ^ ^       ^^.���>mK'y-���\'^tt,. <��*> ^ ��� *��^ ��� *���*, ������^���tfem* ���"^���^���^^���ST'^-T'-SrflB*'  to  to  9}  rvine  Bap  to  9\  9\  to  9\  to  to  to  to  ONE   WEEK   ONLV   ONE   WEEK  .���*�����-������*  .*���-_������-  ��� ^_,.  ���m  to  to  to  to  to  9*  9\  to'  "We will offer the balance of our Fall and "Winter ���&  Stock at Bargain Prices to clear before stock taking. X  Sale commences Monday, January 6th, 1902. (Jy  9\  to  9\  9\  to.  9\  Ladies' Black,  and Tan Kid  Gloves. Special  Sale price 75c  per pair.  Childrens and  Ladies' Cashmere and Wool  Hose at 25c per  pair.  **f\  to  to  to  Bargains  Silk Blouses.  in  9\  9}  to  9\  to  Flannelette  Shirtwaists to  clear at 50c.  Black Sateen  Waists at cut  prices.  Ladies' and  Childrens' Un-  dervests and  Drawers from  25c up.  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lun*|ber Always in  StocK.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish,. Turned Work, Sash and Doors,  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd.  CORNER OF  HBWnRYX AND VRRVON HTRHJKTP  OPERA HOUSE  Ladies' Flannelette Wrapei-, former price $1.50,  sale price 75c.  Ladies' Eiderdown Dressing  Jackets at cost.  Flannelette  Night Dresses at  50c. each.  Ladies' Dress  Skirts at $2 up.  Ladies'Ready  to-Wear Sui ts,  Costumes and  Jackets, Latest  Styles, at half  price.  . Wool Dress  Serge in black,  myrtle, grey,  biown and cardinal ; former  price 45c, sale  price 25 c.  Ladies' Dress  C!oths,complete  st ouk of Poplins  Serges, Henrietta, in black and  in all the new  shades, at low  Bargain Prices  during the sale.  'to  In   our   Men's  special   bargains  Department   we   offer  in   Men's   Ties, Scarfs,  Gloves, Night Shirts, Shirts and Drawers.      'ft  TRADE  Men's White  Shirts during  sale at $1.00.  Colored and  Regatta Shirts  from 75c up.  Bargains in  Fleece - Lined  Drawers and  Shirts.  I  Best makes in Ladies_Cor sets. Straight  Fronts.    Bargains  and other makes.  in D & A, Crompton,  Friday and Saturday  JANUARY lO-llth.  HIGH-CLASS  Vaudeville  3 HOURS FUN  P0PULAK PRICES  25, 50 and 75c  Reserved seats Thursday at 11 o'clock  a. m. at McDonald's.  to  to  '!>  to  to  9\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  /f\  to  All our stock of Ladies and Children's  Fur Capes, Boas, Muffs and Collarettes at  cost.    Electric Seal Jackets from $25 up.  , Ladies Jackets at  $2.50 each and up  less than cost.  Dress Skirts, Suits  Costumes,   Mantles-  and Jackets at half  price.  _o"pen=e��cckis"7fr:ont  House Furnishings Department.���We  offer Special Bargains in All-Wool Grey  and White Blankets, Wool Comforts,  Eiderdown Quilts, etc.  MILLINERY  See   our  special   trimmed  $3.50 each ready to wear.  HATS HALF   PRICE  DEPT.  Hats  at  ���to  to  to  (��>  9\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  9\  to  9\  9\  to  9\  9}  9\  9}  to  9\  9*  9\  9\  9\  to  Reduced prices in Lace Curtains, Portieres, Table-covers, Quilts, Window-shades  Curtain Poles, Carpets, Art Squares, Ruga-  Wool, Tapestry and Brussel Carpets,  Floor Oil Cloths and Linoleums.  (f>  SALE FOR ONE WEEK ONLY, COMMENCING JANUARY 6th, 1902  CO.  ���^���jy. 0* ' 0" ���_f...g.- *0f ���Tr'ig_:-���_\^'_f '_Z. '_t' 'fijl '*��!?��� ^'St.' * SB* *��_- *i& * ��B_ * !���_*'���_���* *<*��_- " <__> ' Si' SB*' ��1L' ��__ ' ^   '^���'^__^9'"  9\  to  to THE NELSOK TRIBUNE: FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 10, 1902.  BO-sSiSSm  BAM OF fflTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up $12,000,000.00  RBST I...-   7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       8"-6 681.61  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  U, H, Cloi'ston Qeneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bator and Kootenay Street*.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  ftQ��nrCommeroUl  and Travelers'  Credlte.  Savings Bank Branch  TORRENT RATE OF INOT.R-BT PAID.  IT WILL HIT THE TRUSTS  \    One Effect of the Canal.  ���The"London "Guardian," a noted English  wisekly'- o�� long established reputation,  writes in a recent issue thus: "What will be  the effect of the opening of a trans-Isthmian canal on the commerce of the world  in general and, more especially, on the  .ommorlcial position ot Canada and the  United States? This Is a question worth  ���asking, but not easily answered. That the  eastern states will prolit by a short cut  to the Philippines and the Chinese ports  Is suftlciently obvious, and it would soein  to follow that sooner or later they must obtain the lion's share of the trade with the  Far East. Canada, though her transcontinental railway will lose muuh��of its Importance as a connecting link between \Vesi  ���ind East, will certainly gain something:  the factories of Ontario und the furnaces  ot Sydney���destined manifestly to become a  Plttsburg-by-the-sea���should lind a murket  for their product on the further shores of  the Pacltlc. As yet the cities of the termini  of the Canadian Pacllic railway and the  Iron trails that traverse the breadth of the  'United Slates are afraid'that much of the  trade which they now enjoy and all, or  nearly all, of that which they hoped to gain  in the future, will be lost to the new Cor-  inths of the Isthmus. San Francisco has  already entered a formal protest against  the opening of a direct route to the'Uri.nt,  and, but for the fact that Seattle and Victoria now share between them the lucrative  AJaskan trade which was onoe monopillzed  by the capital of the Pacific .slope, they,  too, would have prophesied evil to themselves. The same fearlessness, long since  proved baseless, caused the construction of  the Suez canal to opposed in this country.  Even if the cities on 'the Coast���a term applied lo the seaboard from Alaska to Mexl-  ��� co by all classes of Pacific adventurers-  lose  something  at  the  outset,   this  direct  -and   immediate   loss   will   be   insignificant  compared with the gain which must eventually   follow   the   shortening   of   the   sea  .journey from  the ivorts on either side of  the Atlantic,  and  the consequent disintegration of tha graat railway monopolies of  the United  States. The American railway  ���corporation���the   retiarius   of   the   trusts���  . has long held the west in a triple woven  net,   and   the   construction   of   the   inter-  ��� ocean    canal���president    Roosevelt's    best  ��� weapon against those trust makers, who  .- tire also landlords���will bring about a vast  ' increase   in   the   prosperity   of   the   fruit  growers of the Pacific states and of the  farmers throughout the American Northwest."  Such  tho confused  and  confusing  rhap-  : sody in which a usually well informed and  . as a rule eminently cautious English weekly Indulges in regard to the supposed gen-  ��� oral benellts to be conferred on Canada and  the United States by  the  opening ot the  ; Nicaragua canal.- In the course of this the  ' "Guardian"  unwittingly  exaggerates alto-  : gether  the" main  position,  whilst ignoring  the significance to this and the neighboring coast and seaboard of the facts of the  : greater nearness of British Columbian and  Washington  state ports  to  central  points  ��� in the Orient than any points to be served  by tho canal, and is also unaware that our  ��� recognition of the vast inherent productivity of this Pacific seaboard and its tributary territory enables us to look with  the utmost complacency, so far as our  future   material   interests   are   concerned,  ��� upon any scheme of trans-Isthmian can-  : alizatlon.  The reference of the sharing between "Vlc-  'toria and  Seattle of the  "lucrative  Alas-  ��� kan trade," meanwhile affords a curious  ' Instance of the half knowledge of the case.  possessed by the "Guardian" writer, as he  " is evidently unaware that the best of the  Northern  trade of Pacific America is not  now   with   Alaska,   but   with   the   Yukon,  ��� as also we of Vancouver share In lt to a  Tstcadily^lncreaslii'g-=exten|t-^vlth_ii__Seat.tJel  : and Victoria. That the construction of the"  Nicaragua canal  will bring about a vasi  ' Increaso   of   the. prosperity   of   the   fruit  ��� growers of the Pacific states and the farm-  ��� ers   of ��� tho  American   Northwest   may   be  ��� furthermore be regarded as we out west  ���call "ponpveock." The Northwestern farm-  ��� cr, who'ls usually already separated from  Ihe seaboard by  long railroad hauls,  will  ��� not   find   his  access   to   his   best   market?  ��� cheapened to any material extent by th'  Nicaragua canal and its competition, and  the   same   remarks   apply   to   the   Pacific  ��� Coast fruit grower. The latter will find  ' his best markets near at hand at home  ���and ln tho Northwest country, rather than  In any distant region to be served hy the  canal when, probably at leaBt ton years  hence, when It begins Its work.���News Ad-  vetlscr. ���   Christmas in the Hospital.  Wo were strangely quiet that Christmas  ' Eve In Ward B, Cape Town hospital two  .years ago.. The young Englishman In  tho  northeast corner who had been grumbling  -ull week at the "beastly nuisance of being  penned up while all the other fellows were  right In "the show," forgot the pain of the  .hole  made  by  tho Mauser bullet  through  the  calf, of  his  leg.   The  old  major,   two  ��� cots away, didn't swear al things in gen-  ��� eral, as had been his wont. The almost convalescent lancer who had battled with en-  steric and won stilled his clamoring for  .something more to eat, and lay quietly  humming some old English love song. The  Boer Held cornet next cot to me retained  his usual impassive manner that savoreu  ���of churlishness, but his face seemed soft-  ���ened by the subdued half lighted room.  It would be two hours before she came,  :and it was now 10 o'clock. It was she  who brought us news from the outsidr  world���to the Boer news from Colenso, to  .us news from the Modder river. It was sh_  who stopped the discussion as we relieved  Ladysmith from our respective cots in  ways unheard of by Buller.  We all knew who she was. A Boer to tht  tips of her delicate fingers that ministered  to us as we lay throbbing in pain or delirious with fever. A Boer of that class that  has given their cause its best blood���Its  best soldiers��� the old mixture of Dutch  ���and French Huguenot.  The minutes crept slowly on with the  slowness of hospital time, the though U  and hearts of most of us had gone out  to the loved ones across the seas. Thert  was not a sound in the great room save tht  half suppressed groan from an Englishman  as' the dart of pain shot through his leg,  or a. muttered prayer from the delirious  hussar at the end of the room. We awaited  her coming.  ..We knew she was troubled these last  ���few days. A brother had lain down his  'life on the Modder a few days before, the  old home her fathers had won from desert  and savage and held by their strong right  arms was held by the Rooinek; her mother  was she knew not where, and her father  the scholar was out on the kopje or veldt  with him and her klnfolk. to light for the  independence her forebears had sought to*  Africa to obtain. We understood the sad  look that had come' into her bright dark  eyes that her French ancestors had be-  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATES  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fond.  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $66,000,000.  18.000,000  ;2,000,000  Hon. Quo. A. Cox,  Preildent  B. E. Walker,  Qeneral Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York Offlce, 16   Bxobange   Place.  and 68 Branches in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits. Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch,  quealhed, and knew that the pale cheeks  had come from other causes than tha arduous duties of a nurse*.  We knew not how her English lover had  been sent away, for, unreasoning as women  are, she would be true to her race. We  knew little probably of her life In the world  but we knew her as the sweet faced sister who was forebearing in our invalid  petulance and sweetly womanly as she  came und went, soothed and comforted her  country's enemies. And we waited for her  as we had learned to wmc.  It was hearing midnight and not a sound  of tho great city around us. even an echo  of the great war to the north, came to our  minds as the great day of the Christian  came nearer and nearer.  There was the faint rustle of a skirt in  the corridor. Every white face in tha teem  turned, and as the door opened she stood  framed in Its portals for a minute. <���  At that minute the cathedral bell tolled  out the hour of midnight. There was silence, still as death, till the last loud musical note had teen sounded, and as it died  away the sweet voice that Is given to  every colonial In South Africa softly said:  ���.   "I wish everybody a Merry Christmas."  There was a half sob In the softly spokei  words at their seeming mockery in bloodstained ..South African soil, on the natal  -dny of "Him who came to preach "peace  on  earth  and  good will  towards men."  But Ills influence had reached that sick  room through the voice of a sweet faced  woman.  The Boer field cornet reached out his  hands toward my cot. while his strong fac_  qulvercd under his beard. I took it.  Slocan Ore Shipments.  The total amount of ore shipped from tho  Slocan and Slocan City mining divisions  for the year 1900 according to the new Denver Ledge; was, approximately, 35,000 tons.  Sinco January 1st to December 31st, 1801,  the shipments have been as follows:  x Total.  Payne  i,.,y  UxHt  Chance  1,423  Slocan Star  4,Ut;i  Ruth        zvj  Bosun     (i_u  Hewett     i,y_.|  American  Boy  i,.|g_  Ivanhoe    ,  1,317  Sunset (Jackson basin)     7-1  Sovereign '  117  Wonderful   .;     140  Arlington      5,477  Two Friends        40  Enterprise     7UU  Hartney     140  Black Prince       155  Goodenough        2S1  Miller Creek       20  R��co     431  Sunset (Canadian Goldfields)         53  Silver   King    ���         ij  Noble  Five          59  Washington           30  Red Fox        ]9|*  Antolne         10  Queen  Bess    '.'...'. una  Monitor          480  Corinth    *      si  Bondholder        33  Rambler  3,035  Surprise        200  Kaslo  group       50  Chapleau          la  Speculator    !..!!.'.!.!!      ''0  AJ?-x        30  Soho     ue  Emily Edith       4(J  Phoenix           23  Alpha '.,..*      40  V. & M       20  Marion     29  Ruby   '....'..'.'.'.".'."       1  Esmeralda   ....' '.. "       c  Hampton     "       7  Capella     " 44  Fourth of July  '.'...".."      12  Tamarac           5  Mary Durham   .'...'".'."       8  Buffalo     '       5  Sweet Grass  '...'.[       2  Exchange    ���        5  Millie Hughes  ',,.',]     22  ���j ������-)���  ^^TotaHtons^TTFi*vr-.--T>.-.T.vrj-r.-.-.v.-i-.-.-.-.v.-.1,-.-.27-,7S4_  The above figures are correct as far as  wo have been able to learn. The total is  several tons less than last year, although  to these ligures must be added the ore  shipped from the Whitewater mine by  way of Kaslo. This ought to bring th'e  total for the year up to 30,000 tons.  Sensational Story.  SAN FRANCISCO, January 9.���Jacob  Miller, a capitalist of Seattle, who was  on the Walla Walla with his wife, lays  the blame unequivocally upon the officers of the steamer. He says that lie  was on the deck a moment after the  crash and then he saw the lights of the  hark burning brightly. The night was  so clear, he declares, that cvea if the  Max had had no lights she could have  been seen 1000 .feet away with the naked  eye. Miller also makes the sensational  charge of drunkness on board the Wal?.a  Walla. J. W. Ettershank, the quartermaster, who was at the wheel of the  Walla Walla when the Max crashed into  her on the port side, saw the bark approaching, but shifts all responsibility  for the disaster to the two officers he  says were on the bridge���second officer  Lupp and third, officer Hughes. "I have  made my statement to the inspectors of  hulls and boilers," said Bttershanks,  "signed my name to it and swore to iv.s  truth. It will surprise everybody, even  the officials of the steamship company.  All sorts of stories have besn published  about the wreck, but they are all wrong.  My statement is right. I was in the  wheelhouse when the bark rammed her  prow into us. "On the bridge were second officer Lupp and third officer  Hughes. Johnson was station man,  Wilson deck watchman. It was a clear  night and we were casting north northwest at good speed. I saw the lights of  the bark and knew that she was approaching us. All of us���Lupp, Hughes,  Johnson and myself���knew that the bark  was coming. I did not receive any  orders, however, until half a minute before the collision. Johnson and the second officer yelled down to me: 'Hard  aport' I worked the wheel for dear life,  but the best I could do did not save us.  The bark pushed her nose into us and  I knew it was the last of the Walla  Walla. "It was a bad ending to a merry  new year on board, and I guess next  time some of us will not celebrate half  so much.   I never drink myself."  IMPERIAL BANK  03a1    0-__-3_T-__.I__Au  Capital (paid up)  Rest  .   S2.600.000  -    $1,860,000  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. 8. HOWLAND Prosident.  D. R. WILKIK General Manager.  E. HAY I-Bpootor.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  interest, allowed.  Drafts (sold, available in all part of Canada,  United States and Europe.  Special attention given to coll       us.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  STOBYETTES.  Mark Twain was recently chafllng sir  W'eymiss Keld on the vagaries of English  pronunciation. "You spelL a name Beau-  champs and pronounce it Marchbanks,"  he said. "And you do precisely the same  thing," replied sir AVeymlss. "What do you  mean'.'" asked Mark. "Well, you spell your  name  Clemens and pronounce it Twain."  Dr. Varnadoe, a noted professor of Greek,  is very fond of llowers, and, some days  ago, on returning from his college duties,  ho found in his yard a pestiferous calf  belonging to a neighbor. The doctor gave  chase and the calf plunged toward tho  flower pit, and in another Instant crashed  through the glass cover and mixed at  random with the pots and plants below.  When another professor passed a few minutes lates, he said gravely: "I don't understand, Dr. Varnadoe, why you should object so seriously of having a modest cowslip added to your lino collection of plants."  The doctor's frowning face relaxed. "Ah,  Sanborn," he retorted, "you see this was  only a worthless bulrush."  One day in the class room at the "University at Berkley, professor Bernard  Moses, one of the Taft commis'sion In the  Philippines, begun to illustrate a point he  had been making by quoting at length a  passage in French from one of the political economists of the University of Paris.  A student ventured to interrupt, remarking that the recitation, however valuable,  We Don't  ^EP OUR GOODS TO LOOK AT  W�� SELL *ND HE-BUY  You will find our stock  complete with the most  up-to-date  FURNITURE  CARPETS  HIGH ART PICTURES  0  LINOLEUMS  AT LOWEST PRICES  Don't miss seeing our  fine line of Xmas goods.  Early buyers have first  choice.  DrWlcARTHUR  & Coy  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLBSJ^ORJAl-E^    __  SEWING  MACH1NKS  OF AW.  KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  JFOR_RENT.   FO'.l R13NT ��� Eight-room house, with  bath, on Mill street, between M-Iull and  I-lendryxr Apply at premises. Mrs. A. Man-  son.  TO Jj'-T.���Ji'UUIt ROOM COTTAGE ON  Park street, opposite hospital. Rent, including water, $12 per month. Apply 13. Kilby,  next door to Rossland Hotel, Vernon street.  JuODGERS.  FOR RO-..1. AND TABT-.E BOARD. AP-  ply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  COMFORTABLY FURNISHED ROOMS  foment on Sihca street, between Ward and  Kootenay streets. Apply D. Peteis.  EMPLOYMENT AGENCY^  CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY-  WANTED help of all kinds; men for railroad construction. Large warehouse for  storage. Prosser's Second - Hand Store,  Ward street, Nelson.  "WANTED, <- GALVANIC BATTERY.  Must be ot modern construction and cheap.  Address B, Tribune.  SEWmG^JMACHINE^J^^AL^  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE OR  rent. Sold on installments. Old machines  taken in exchange. Repairs kept for all  makes of machines. Singer Manufacturing  Company, Baker Street, Nelson.  _^_PUPILS^ 'WJA^TEa_   WANTED PUPILS ON PIANO OR OR-  gan by Mrs. Starmer Smith. Apply residence, or P. O. Box 137.   GIRL^WANTED^  "WANTED���A WOMAN OR GIRL,' TO  help with housework and baby. Good  wages. Apply to John Hutcheson, Cranbrook, B. C.  ��� _^��^^^bi&-& *^^&^*^^0^*^^k.^***w\ *^m**r\ _^__��_^_5***^_5 **T_5 ��� _^^. _^^ ��� __^* _^^ ��� __^_kAi2^*^^^* ^^^* ^���**"*^^^^��� ^^^   ^^^   ^^*   ^^* ^^^^    ^^^   ^^^ . B_^���  tf^.^^^0*'0*'00'0*'0*'**'**'^'<m'���������***-���*   ���*   ~    -^^l^^^    "^ '-^-��  to  m-  to  to  to  to  to  REDUCTION OF  ���will be given on every  to  ^****************************** 0**********************************9^  .-.-.-,      1890-E18TABLI8HH1D IN NBLSON-l-OZ U  Before stock taking this month a $  10   PER  CENT I  dollar. ��  $  But come early and you shall have our prompt attention.   'Engraving free of Hi  charge this month.   As I employ the best watchmakers and jewelers, all our work %  is guaranteed.   Both mail and express orders shall have our prompt attention. *  *  Hi  Hi  Hi  *  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  %  Jacob Dover,  "The Jeweler."  AV1  '���*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  <Siffy  would have more signillcance for him if  the professor should render it into English. "Do you not speak French," professor Moses asked. "I regret to slate that I  do not," rejoined the Student. "In that  case," replied the professor, preparing to  resume with tho cmotation, "1 should advise you to get up early some morning before breakfast and learn it."  Very amusing is the story of the latest  Parisian duel. Two, rivals boxed .each  others ears, and a mutual challenge to mortal combat followed. Accompanied by doctors and seconds, the foes, thirsting for  each other's blood, drove out to the Bois  early one very chilly morning. The spot  was chosen. Coats were doffed, swords  measured, the referee said: "Go, gentlemen," and tho fight began. But it soon  dawned on the seconds that the combatants were less determined with cold steel  than they were with the open hand. Both  gallants exhibited an extraordinary circumspection in their play, and after twenty-four resumptions of the battle, neither  had received a scratch. It was already  past 1 in the afternoon, the seconds were  r.hiv-aring and the doctors felt they were  catching their death of cold, and there  was no prospect of either combanant ever  hitting the other. Suddenly one of the keepers of the. Bois emerged from behind a tree,  and exclaimed crossly: "Look here, gentlemen, I have had enough of this. Here I  have been for three hours looking at you  two, and you are no further on with your  fight than you were when you began. Now.  duelling is illegal in this country. I don't  mind winking at a duel for a reasonable  time, but I can't go on allowing the law  to be broken for three hours." Whereat  the foils were put up, and the fight stopped  to the Intense relief of everyone, particularly the combantants.  NOTIOE. ���  Notice is -hereby given that I intend to  apply at tho next sitting of the board of  license commissioners for the City o�� Nelson, to bo held after the expiration of  thirty days from the date hereof, for a  transfer of the retail liquor license now  held by mo for the "Grand Hotel," situate  on Vernon street in tho City of Nelson, on  tho east half of lot 4, block 2, sub-division  of lot 95, group 1, West Kootenay district,  to John Biomberg of tho City of Nelson.  GUS  NELSON.  Witness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  NOTIOE.  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In tho matter of the Winding Up Act,  Chapter 129 of tho revised statutes of  Canada and amending acts, and in the  matter of tho Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  Notico Is hereby given that tho honorable  the" chief ~justico-hasifixed=Frlday;^the-17th=  day of January, 1902, at the hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon at the Law Courts,  New Westminster, British Columbia, as  tho timo and placo for tho appointment of  an ofllcial liquidator of the abovo named  company. J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  District Registrar.  OEBTIFIOATE  OF IMPBOVEMENTS.  Notice: Ray of Hopo mineral claim, situate- In tho Nelson mining division of  West Kootenay district, located on Duhamel (Slx-mlle) creek. Take notico that I,  Charles W. Busk, frco miners' certificate  No. Cfl,825, as agent for W. J. Goepel, freo  miners' cerllflcatu No. 50,500 John Paterson, freo miners' certificate No. 50,727, and  self, Intend sixty days from tho dato hereof to apply to tho mining recorder for a  certificate of Improvements for tho purpose ot obtaining a crown grant of the  abovo claim. And further tako notico that  action under Section 37 must be commenced  boforo tha lssuanco of such certiflcato of  improvements.  CHARLES W. BUSK.  Dated this second day of January, A. D.  1902.  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 Ymir, for the Nelson mining division, during the absence upon leave of  Mr. A. B. Buckworth, J.P.  THE DELM0NI00.  The Delmonlco restaurant after this date  will be under the management of J. W.  Tramill, who has purchased a. half interest  In the business with J. P. Forestell. Ihe  kitchen is now In charge of the latter, and  again the union cards aro In sight. Hot  waffles and good coffee a specialty. First-  class butter, pure maple syrup and cream  always on hand.  TRY   THE   DELMONICO.  Nelson, January 1st, 1902.  NOTIOE.  In the matter of an application for a duplicate  ot a Certificate of Titlo to an undivided half 0  Lot 12, Block 11 In the Town of Nelson.  Notico is horeby given that it is my intention  to issue at tho expiration of one month from tho  first publication hereof a duplicate of tho Certificate of Title to tho above mentioned undivided  halt of Lot 12. Block 11 in tho Town of Nelson in  tho name of Joseph Hethorington Bowes, which  Certificate is dated the 8th day of Novomber,  1897, and numbered MllK.  H. F. MACLEOD.  Land Registry Office, District Registrar.  Nelson, B.C., 3rd December, 1001.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS.  A.   C.EWART,  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  riew   postoffice   building,   Vernon   Street,  Nelson. ��     ���  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.,  W. F.' TEETZEL & CO.-CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  : wholesale dealers in assayers' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.  ELECTRICAL 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., BAKBR STREET.  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCRIES.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  ited, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO. - FRONT  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONALD & CO.-CORNER OF  Front and Hall Streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers ln blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, macklnawa, and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  LIQUORS AND PRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORNER  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers ln liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  -Comnany^of^-Cals-ary^         NOTICES OE MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.-  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Vlslllng Sir Knights  are cordially Invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, it. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. &  each month. Sojourning brethren  A. M., meets second Wednesday in  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. O. E.-  Meeis second and fourth Wednesday of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  12a, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions Invited. Charles G.  Mills, Z.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  A  MINERS' UNION, NO 96, W. F. of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker 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 J3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 19b*. OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America,.' meets first and third Mondays  of each month in Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting members Invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, seer  retary-treasurer; J. C. Gardiner, recording  secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION -  Moots at Miners' Union Hall 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,  ln 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. Fortler, financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION~MEETS EVERY  Monday evening ln the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyor, president; William  Vice, secretary,   p. 0. Box 16L  P. Burns & Co.  Head Otfiob at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Roe-land, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Ne*  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Oaaoade Oity, Biid  way, and Vanco-aver.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. 0 BLOCK  WAED STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMONT HOUSE  821 TO SSI BAKER STREET, NELSON  AMEHICAp AND EUROPEAN  PliANB  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated Dy Steam 25 Cents to SI  IMPERIAL BBEWIN6 COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. HoKANUB, M-Mcar.  Bar stocked with best brand- of wlnea,  llquora, a.*4 dears. Bmt on draught. Lars*  oomfortabla now, First elaaa tabla board.  NOTIOE.  Notice Is hereby given that a court of revision and appeal for the Nelson assessment district will bo held ln 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, lflOL  DRUG STORE EARLY CLOSING  ON. AND AFTEE JANUARY 1st.  The public 13 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 to 8:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK & DRUG CO., Ltd.,  W. F. TEETZEL. & CO.,  J. H. VANSTONE.  O-     COUB8K   YOU    WANT    THK     BKST>  THBN  OO  TO  ARTHUR    OEE  in Tremont Block.  He will suit you.  Largo Htock of Imported season's goods.  \  m  m  *  *  m  m  m  _��  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellow-' Hall  P. O. Box 633 NELSON, B.C.  QUEEN  'S HOTEL  BT-UBUT,   NIU-BON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  BAKBR   BT_U__JT,   NIUbBON.  _*.(��� oomfortabla bodrooju aad _x*t��  elaaa dlnlns room. Bamplo rooma for oom-  maroial aaaa.  RATE8 S2 PER DAY  Ursr L-Cr ClarKer Ps*opr  E*U of tha Royal Hotal, Calgary  Njadden House  Baker and Ward  Btraata, Nelaon,  Tha only hotal In Nalaoa that haa ra-  malned under one management alnce 18M.  The bed-room* are wall furnlahed and  lighted by electxleu��.  Tbe bar la alwajra stocaea by the beat  doueetlo and Imported llquora aad clgara.  THOMAS XADDBN. Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Beet dollar a day  bouse ln town. House and furniture new  and first class ln ererjr respect Lighted  by gas. Room and board 96 to ft pe.  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. OLAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  The Beat $1 per Day House ln Nelson.  None but white help employed.  The bar tie  best.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBWrBBS AMD Boxxuns OB  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the tnMUu  BRBWBRY  AT  N___80N  OYSTBR COCKTAILS  AT THB  MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THB  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST BRANDS  LIQUORS AND CIOAR8. w  lli-V  Hi-  H  it  *!!'  :   /f  H  ���  MMli������__  :-'v~"   THE KELSON TRIBUNE. FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 10, 1002.  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ft  *  ft  HI  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  5_  Hi  Hi  Hi  8  V-  Hi  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE AtE OFFERING AT VERY LOW PRICES.  &'r**.*.****************************te  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  0  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Dressing Cases  Gents' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Oases.  Gents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Hair Brushes of all kinds  SA1LWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  \9r** ****** **************** ���************���************���***&  ''GOOD CHEER" STOVES 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   CO.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  Daily.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  _ run brook, Marys villo. Fort.  Steele, Klko, Kernie, "Michel,  lilairinorc, Kraiik, Macleod,  Lethbridgc, Winnipeg, and  all Rastern point**.  ARRIVE  4 p. m.  Daily,  0:40 p. iu  Daily  0:40 p. in.  Daily  8 a. in.  8 a. ni.  columbia & kootknay  Railway  Robson, Nakusn, Arrowhead,  Rcvelstoko, and all points east  and west on C.l'.lt. main line.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  _orks, Plio*nix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Itobson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  nuo rot) to, this afternoon. Tho train wns  made up of six large cars and mado better time than do the trains drawn by  steam locomotives. According to the statement of the elevated railroad officials, six  car trains will be run during rush hours,  in place of the five car trains, as at pre-  sont. Each six ear train will consist of  four motor cars and two trailers, each of  the motor cars being equipped with two  motors, which will develop 300 horse power.  The motorman .at the head of the train will  control all eight motors on the four motor  cars, of a complex six car train, with one  controller, smaller than the controller of  the ordinary street ear.  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a. ni.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily excopt Sunday)  3:40 p.m.  LKAVK  4 p. m.  4 p. m.  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily excopt Sunday)  Lardo and-all points on tho  Livi-do & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and    Saturdays.) |  ARRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  CHARLES HILLYER, President,  ���LIMIT-SI*-.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  feet of logs from Idaho, and -we are prepared tp cut the largest bill  iny dimensions or     . * "  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  Have just lecelved 3,000,0   feet of logs 1       -_ _  of timber of any dimensions or lc_gths.  Estimates given at any time.   Tho largest stock of sash  LEAVE  Depot  9:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  DaUy.  NELSON &  FORT  SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  .Vorthport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  Making through connections  at Spokane to the south,  east and west.  ARRIVE  ��� Depot.  6:45 p.m.  Mount'in  5:59 p.m.  DaUy  LEAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6:00 p. m.  Daily  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  ICaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  Vancouver Municipal Election.  VANCOUVER, January 9.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Alderman Neelands  was elected mayor today by a majority  of 492. A large vote was polled. His  supporters were greatly surprised.  VANCOUVER, January 9.���Ward one,  Skeene and Bethune; ward three, Wilson and McGuigan; ward four, Brown  and Foreman; ward Ave, Wood and  Wylie probably elected. Neelands majority is 492.  VANCOUVER, January 9.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The municipal elections in  this city today resulted as follows: For  mayor, Neelands 1801. Townley 1311. For  aldermen: Ward 1���Skeene and Bethune;  AVard 2���McQueen and Cook: Ward 3���  Mctiuigan and AVilson; AVard 4���Dickenson  and   Brown;   Ward   4���Wood    and   AVylie.  The Cambi-i street ground by-law was defeated and the hospital site by-law carried.  The campaign was one of the most bitterly contested in the history of the city,  and as a result, of nearly two to one in  favor of Neelands, was a surprise to his  most sanguine friends, lt was a fight all  through between the church element on  the one side and the licensed victuallers  on the other. Even clergymen had preached  sermons   in   favor  of  reform  and  against  ANNOUNCEMENT.  9f  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to 1  H. BYERS & CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  4>-  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  ^Tinware  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  to  to  to  \k  to  to  to  HEATING STOVES      |  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  "��� NELSON, B. C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  SANDON, B. C.  ;&&-^&&&&&&&&&3& ����:��:&��;&��:��; ��; ����;��:_��-����;&��_ ____��:��:____* ���\��-$<  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At the request of a number of my friends,  I havo consented to become a candidate for  mayor at the next municipal election.  JOHN A. KIRKPATRICK.  Nelson, B. C, January 2nd, 1002.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFPICH: AND YARDS:   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  WE MUST REALIZE  On  we  our  large  intend  stock   and  this  making  to   do  month  BARGAIN MONTH  From January 6th to January 31st we will allow  20 PER CENT DISCQpT  oh all cash purchases     "  Leather Couches, $60.00, cash price  Leather Chairs, $50.00, cash price.  Sideboard, $60.00, cash price   $55.00,  cash  $40.00, cash  it  $48.00  40.00  48.00  price   44.00  price   32.00  Rattan Goods.    Bed Room Suites.  Parlor Suites and all kinds  of House   Furniture  at  reduced  prices.  Carpets will be sold at very low prices.  First come, first served.  J. G. BUNYAN & CO.  to send a rink the club will pick the skip  and a committee select the other members  of the rink. As .the Winnipeg meet will bo  held on February 11th it will be necessary  to leave for the east on the 7th or Sth  proximo. The club is now in communication with the Winnipeg curlers respecting  the bonsiiiel.  Judge Forin returned yesterday from  holding court at Fort Steele. He went to  Rossland today and will return tonight.  On Saturday at 10 o'clock he will hear th-  applications of those who claim their  names have been improperly left off the  voters' list of the city of Nelson.  Mrs. L. R. Rattray, who has been conducting the Nelson business college in the  Broken Hill block, has moved to the house  lately vacated by D. J. Dewar on Victoria  street, opposite thf city library. Miss  Palmer, who conducts the kindergarten  school on 'Victoria street, will bo associated  with Miss Rattray in the new quarters, and  will continue her school along with the  business college.  Captain Gere was at Nakusp and witnessed the laurelling of the new steamer  Revelsrcke, v hich is to ply on the Columbia river al.tve Revelstoke. The captain  says she is a flne and complete steamer  and has powerful machinery. She is 120  feet long and 20 feet beam. Her boilers  will carrv 200 pounds pressure. Her engines  have 14-inch cylinders and 5 feet stroke,  and have piston cutoffs. All Revelstoke was  at the launching.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At the request of a large number of property owners and ratepayers I again offer  myself as candidate for mayor of the City  of Nelson at the coming municipal election, and respectfully ask all those who  think I have served the city's interests to  vote for me.    Yours respectfully,  FRANK FLETCHER.  January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  Clean Sweep.    No Profit Sale  ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  Elected to the council, as I was last year,  pledged to the principle of municipal ownership of public utilities, I seek re-election  this year on the same platform, and if successful I will do everything possible to extend the electric lighting, water and sewer  systems, and keep them efficient and up?  to-date. JOHN A. IRVING.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  -^^e.^^e^'--:*^:  ).�����>  to  to  to  ylft It will pay you to inspect the genuine Bargains we are offering   L  ft   on our Immense Stock of  Boots and Shoes,   Gum Boots, Manitobas,   ijji  to   Cardigans, German Socks, Moccasins, Gloves, etc., etc.  Drop in and see our  Bargain   Tables full  of snaps.     Cost not  considered.  to  to  to  to  to  to  Royal Shoe Store  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  THOS. LILLIE, Manager   to  ���02&'^'0*.0*-00&"0V'0*.0V'09'0*'09'0%'00'0\>.00^'^ '^/.'  ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and const).  Flooring  local and ocasb.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds  l�� WHAT TOD "WANT IS NOT HI BTOCX  w_ wiix mike rr roK too  OAIiL AND OHT PRICKS  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAl-H! STR-HTA. NELROW  OFFICE AND  POCKET  DIARIES  FOR  1902  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ************************  .   Coffee Roasters  Dealer8 "��� Tea and Coffee  ***************.*********.  We are offering at lowest prices the best  grades o Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Beat-, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound $ 48  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special E:_nd Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  I 00  Special Blend Coylon Tea, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  The following, officers have been elected  for the first six months of the present  year by the bricklayers and Masons of  Nelson Union, No. 3, International Union  of America: A. Collins, president; I. Holland, vice-president; J. McKay, recording  secretary; G. A. Adams, financial secretary; A. Collins, treasurer; A. E. Ling,  guard; J. A. Knauf. deputy guard; G. A.  Adams, alternate; J. Etcher, -delegate to'  the trade and labor council; J. Anderson.  I. Holland and A. Llnd, trustees.  The annual meeting of tlu Nelson board  of trade was held last evening and was attended by upwards of twenty members.  The election of officers resulted in the return of all the old hands, the officers and  members elect of the council being Grange  V. Holt, president; Thoburn Allen, vice-  president; F. W. Swannell, secretary; and  Messrs. S. S. Fowler, Robert Robertson,  William Hunter, J. M. Lay, J. J. Campbell.  C. Hillyer, T. G. Procter,'H. F. Croasdaile.  F. J. Starkey, H. Byers, P. Lament, and  W. W. Beer, members of the council.  ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  I have consented to stand as a candidate  for alderman in the East Ward, and 1 am  thoroughly in accord with the party that  favors municipal ownership of public utilities. CHRIS MORRISON.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  the present alleged policy of a wide open  town. Townley's committee had all the  organization and the vote.was the largest  ever polled in a municipal campaign in this  city. Aldermen and license commissioners  of a church reform ticket were also elected.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  I hereby announce myself as a candidate  for alderman for the East Ward at the  coming civic election. R. W. DREW.  Nelson, January 7th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  I beg to offer myself as an alderman for  the West Ward and respectfully ask your  vote and interest.        HAROLD SELOUS.  Dated January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  THE GARMENT MAKERS WIN  CIT _ ATO DISTEI0T.  A. W. Peck, who at one time filled tho  position of city auditor, is now in Dawson  City. He is managing tho Sour Dough  hotel, the letterhead of which is typical of  the northern district.  Canada Drug & Book Co.  LIMITED  K. W. C. BLOCK  NELSON  A letter wa.s received in Nelson the other  day from captain George Beer. The loiter wa.s written at Vet river and bore date  of November 21st. George is commanding  tho 20th troop of South African constabulary, and in his letter he refers to a lively skirmish which ho recently had with  a party of Boers at 2000 yards. The Boer.s.  he says, were good marksmen, and he and  'the men with him had a number of close  calls.  So far nine members of the curling club  have signified their willingness to represent  the club in a rink to lie sent to the Winnipeg bonspiel. They are: T. Lillie, J. 1-1.  Wallace. James Pinkham, John Fox. G. K.  McLaughlin. A. T. Walley, A. Carrie. N.  T. Macleod, and Jack Rae. If it is decided  Eight and a Half Hour Day.  NEW YORK, January 9.���Virtual settlement was reached today of the bitter controversy for shorter hours, that  for many months has heen waged between the garment cutters and the  clothing manufacturers of the United  States. An amicable settlement of the  question which involved about 40,000  men in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati,  Syracuse, Utica, Rochester and Baltimore was reached through the medium  of the committee of 3G appointed by the  recent conference of the national civic  federation in this city. The garment  cutters are given an eight and one half  hour day.  Pensions for Employees.  PITTSBURG, January 9.���Some details of the plan for pensioning employees by the American Steel and  Wire Company were made public by officials today, Myron T. Herrick of  -Cleveland will be president of the department. The funds will be derived  from the income of a sum set aside,  which amount is not to be made public.  A board of arbitration and a committee  will distribute benefits. Every employee,  if only at work one day, will receive aid  if injured, while aged workingmen will  be retired on a pension. All employees  who are put on the pension list must  agree to give any information relating  to the department in whicli he is  working, when called on by the officers  to do so.  Compulsory Arbitration.  MEXICO CITY, January 9.���After the  meeting of the advocates of cumpulsory arbitration last night, the situation again  looks doubtful; and it cannot yet be predicted for certain whether the two projects can bo introduced into the conference without causing the withdrawal of  Chilian delegates. Some of the delegates  favoring the compulsory plan are resolved  not to attend further sessions of the conference until the matter is settled.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  I beg to offer myself as an alderman for  the West Ward and respectfully ask your  vote and interest.      JOHN HAMILTON.  Dated January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT. ~~  A Big Haul  NEW YORK, January 9.���A well dressed  young man, this afternoon, threw a stone  through the show window of Edward Burges, loan office, on Sixth avenue and mado  away with a diamond necklace worth %��l-��\  and diamond rings to the total value of  $5000. Though the street was crowded with  shoppers at the time, the thief escape;!  with his plunder.  When at Erie, B. C, stop at the Mersey  hotel.  Mrs.  M.  Collins,  proprietress.  The big schooner of beer or half-and'-  half, 10 cents. Always fresh and cool. Club  Hotel. E. J. Curran.  NOTICE  laugh ter ing    Sale  For the next thirty days I will give  a great slaughtering sale on all lines m  stock consisting of boy's and men's  clothing,- furnishings, hats and caps, and  boots and shoes. In order to make room  for spring stock I must -���laughter some  of my present stock and also to give my  many customers the benefit thereof.  Now is the chance to partake of some  of the best bargains ever offered in the  Kootenays.  The sale is genuine, the stock new and  tho prices away down.  Call, get prices, examine goods and  be convinced that I am offering the  greatest bargains ever offered in Nelson.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At the request of several I have consented to offer myself for election as alderman  for the AVest Ward and respectfully ask all  ithose^who='thinklaithe="interest8=-of^thei-city  will be served by my election to vote for  me. JOHN ELLIOT.  Nelson, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO ELECTORS IN THE WEST WARD:  Ladies and Gentlemen: Wo beg to jnllclt  your vote and influence in our bPhalf us  aldermen in the West Ward at the u\>-  proaching election. We claim nliegiarre  with no party or faction in tho contest, but  if elected will serve you faithfully and justly in all matters affecting the interests of  tho city. AVe are in favor of civic ownership of puhl'c ���.unities and will advocate  the control of all franchises which by right  belong to the city.  (Captain) D. C. McMORRIS.  T. J. SCANLAN,  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  If you want to keep cool during  the heat of the coming  ELECTION  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  In response to the request of a large  number of property owners and ratepayers  I again offer myself as a candidate for  alderman in the East Ward of the City of  Nelson, at the coming municipal election.  Thanking you for your support in the past,  your vote and influence respectfully solicited, AV. G. GILLETT.  Nelson, B. C, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  Electric Trains in New York.  NEW YORK. January 9.���The first train  propelled by electricity on the Manhattan  elevated line, left the south ferry end of  the system for a trip, over the Second avc-  TO ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  Ladies and gentlemen, I beg to announce  myself a candidate in the forthcoming  election of aldermen for the East AVard  and respectfully solicit the favor of your  vote and Influence.  JOHN PATERSON.  Nelson, B. C, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  VOTE  FOR THE  BIG  Schooner  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  BISCUITS  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE WAFERS.  Also all kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh from the factory.  BLUE   RIBBON   TEA,  Houston Block  Nelson, B C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  AND  lOe  At the request of some of the ratepayers who, like myself, are very much interested in school matters, I have decided to  bo a candidate for trustee at the coming  election. Your support respectfully solicited.   ' J. F.  WEIR.  Nelson, January 9th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  I beg to offer myself as an alderman for  the East Ward, and respectfully ask your  vote and interest. W. J. WILSON.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At  the  request of a number of electors  who   are   interested   in   school   matters,   I  have decided  to be a candidate for school  trustee at the coming election.  J. E. ANNABLE.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN  NELSON  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and  Stanley Sts.  1     E. J. CURRAN, Proprietor.  INSURANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining tbe park  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without Intel est  Ward Bros.  S33 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades and Labor Council of tl o City of  Nelson have declared all Hotels, Restaurants  and Saloons employing Chinese in or around the  promises unfair to organized labor.  The following do not employ Chinese in such  capacity:  VICTORIA HOTEL  CLARKE HOTEL  TREMONT HOTEL  MADDEN HOTKL  SHERBROOKE HOTEL  GRA\D CENTRAL HOTKL  LAKE VIEW HOTEL  ROSSLANo HOTEL  GRAND HOTEL  KLONDYKE HOTEL  JOHN SPEAR  MANHATTAN SALOON  BODEGA SALOON  GLUE POT SALOON  CLUB HOTEL  IMPERIAL RESTAURANT  KOOTENAY HOTEL  IMPERIAL SALOON"  NOTICE  GOAL  DOMESTIC  OR  STEAM  USE  General Agency, Telephone 265.  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  TKI.KI'IIO.N'K 11-  ORDER YOUR  TELE-HONK 35  COAL.  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  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, 1002. Hoping you will recognize the justness of the change, we remain,  >our obedient servants,  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY.  Nelson, December 17th, 1901.  ANTHRACITE AM ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Offlce: Baker Street,  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Teaming and Transfer Work of  all  kinds.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil Company. Washington Brick, Limo &  Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents and brokers.  AH coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.    OFFICE 184 BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   117.  Private Tuition  Students prepared for departmental and  other examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. C. SLATER,  Fourth door above City Hall.


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