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 ESABLISHED   1892  NO BARK HOUSES  CONTESTS FOR ALL CIVIC  OFFICES.  WHO CANDIDATES ARE THAT ARE  SEEKING  THE  SUFFRAGES  OF THE ELECTORS.  Tlio nominations for mayor and aldermen  were held at the city offices yesterday, between tho hours of 12 and 2 o'clock. There  was very little stir and no excitement. The  best of feeling prevailed and there was not  the least sign of anything unusual occur-  in-  The following is a complete list of tlie  nominations, with their proposers' and seconders:  FOR MAYOR.  JOHN A. KIRKPATRICK���Proposed by  "W. C. McLean, and seconded by Dr. Hall,  August Thomas, W. R. McLean, J. J. Malone Fred Irvine, Thomas Madden, and C.  J. AVilson.  FRANK FLETCHER���Proposed by John  A. Turner, seconded by W. W. Beer, H. G.  Neelands, Dr. La Bau AV. F. Teetzel, T. G.  Procter, AV. A. Macdonald, J. F. AVeir,  IT. Byers, D. M. Carley, C. E. Miller Thoburn Allen, AV". J. AVilson, and Hugh R.  Cameron.  ALDERMEN  EAST "WARD.  R. AV. DREW���Proposed by H. f. Irvine,  and seconded by F. H. Smith, G. A. Hunter, S. G. Campbell, and P. Lamont.  J. A. IRVING���Proposed by Dr. Hall, seconded bv AVilliam Irvine, J. Coxhead, AV. C.  McLean, J. H. Matheson, J. F. Weir, E. W.  Matthews, Fred Starkey, and D. S. Stan-  lev.  '    W. G.  GILLETT���Proposed by Dr. Hall,  and seconded by N. T. Macleod.   -  CHRIS MORRISON���Proposed by Dr.  Hall, and seconded by ooiin Cholditch.  WILLIAM J. WILSON���Promised by AV.  F. Teetzel, seconded by J. Laing Stocks,  IT. Bvers. IT. G. Neelands, 13. M. Carley.  C. 15." Miller, John A. Turner, IT. R. Cameron nnd John Toye  JOHN PATERSON���Proposed by Hamilton fivers, seconded by A. K. Vaughan. W.  J. Herring, G. Motion, D. A. McFarland.  George Bartlett. P. Desell, IT. Ginsberg, "R.  O. Nelson, AVilliam Mackenzie. John Campbell. James McDonald. Henry Parkin. TV  J. Duncan. J. B. Bliss, Thomas Madden,  J. AA"*. Galliher, and D..S. Stanley.  ALDERMEN WEST AVARD.  D. C. McMORRIS���Proposed by James  McDonald, seconded by S. G. Campbell,  and Fred  Starkey.  T. J. SCANLAN���Proposed by T. S. McPherson, seconded by E. B. Gigot. IT. McCausland, R. AAr. Day. James McDonald.  AV. G. Brown, Hugh Nixon, Thomas Madden. J. O. Patcnaude, AV. J. Meagher. Max  McSwevn, A. J. Kerr, C. J. AVilson. M.  Scully, J. Ringrose, Frank Hebden, and  AV. E. Ellis.  IT. SELOUS���Proposed by A. L. McKillop,  seconded by Dr. Arthur.  JOHN  HAMILTON���Proposed  by AV.  P.  Tiernev. and seconded by Thoburn Allen.  -   JOHN ELLIOT���Proposed by AV. A. Mac-  'donald,   and   seconded   by   H.   Selous   and  Thoburn Allen.  SCHOOL  TRUSTEES.  J. E. ANNABLE���Proposed by AV. AV.  Beer, seconded by A. L. McKillop. J. A.  Kirkpatriek, AV. E. McCandlish and J. A.  Knauf. ', ..,,,,  DR. E. C. ARTHUR���Proposed by W. AV.  Beer and seconded by IT. Selpus.  DR. GEORGE A. B. HALL���Proposed by  C. J. Wilson and seconded by P. Lamont.  ALEX LAAVSON McKTLLOP -r- Proposed  by James Lawrence and seconded by G. AV.  Steele  F. AV. SWANNELL���Proposed by Martin  O'Reillv, seconded by J. A. Irving, R. M.  Bird. S. A. Kelly, Hamilton Byers, and C.  E. Miller.  ���   J.   F.   WEIR���Proposed   by  AV.   A.   Macdonald and seconded by J. A. Irving.  NOBSINATIONSELSEWHERE.  ROSSLAND, January 13.��� Nominations  for the municipal offices were held here  today as follows: Mayor, John Stilwell  Clute and Peter John McKickan; aldermen,  ward 1���Charles R. Hamilton. Thomas IT.  Armstrong, Edward AVing and Francis  Knott; ward 2���A. A. McKenzie, Harry  Daniel, James Hampton and lu-ed Girard:  ward 3���Alex Dunlop, Thomas Embleton  and Angus J. McDonald; school trustees-  George Agnew, Mrs. Annie Chisholm, A.  C. Gait, R. W. Grigor, P. R. McDonald, IT.  1*>. McCraney. B. R. McDonald, Sidney Sis-  ley, Nelson AVillis, Alex Wilson, and AVilliam M. Wood.  The candidates represent two tickets, one  nominated by a citizens' committee and the  other by a labor party. The election takes  jilace oil Thursday.  ICASLO, January 13.���For mayor, A. W.  Goodenough and W. V. Papwortli; aldermen��� F. E. Archer, D. J. Young. J. D. Ivee-  mm, S. Fawcett, A. Fletcher and P. McGregor; schol trustees���A. AV. AVilson, John  Milling-ton, VV. J. Green, AV. L. Davis and  A. Carney.  SANDON, January 13.���Mayor, Robert  Cunning; aldermen���R. Jalland, T. B. Fol-  liott, Thomas Jalland, E. A. Cameron, J_.  Stein and Thomas Brown, elected by acclamation. ���  TRAIL, January 13.���Mayor, N. Binns;  aldermen���A. E. Steele, J. P. Byers, J. H.  .Scholleld, AV. Furnell, J. Dawson, R. E.  Strong; schol trustees���A. B. McKenzie, G.  F Weir and T. W. Coleman, all of whom  are elected by acclamation, thus avoiding  a contest.  PHOENIX, January 13.���Mayor, AV. Rum-  berger; aldermen, east ward���James Marshall, John McRae and John C. Bradley;  west ward��� D. G: Munro, AVebster Rogers,  and Joseph H. Graham. All are elected by  acclamation.  SLOCAN CITY, January 13.���Mayor, A.  York and R. A. Bradshaw; aldermen���A. C.  Smith, AV. E. Worden, J. G. McCallum,  George Henderson, David Arnot, Alfred  Barber, Dan Nichol and D. D. Robertson.  COLUMBIA, January 13.��� Mayor, Neil  McCallum; aldermen, north ward���John  Mcintosh, A. D. Morrison, Robert AVasson,  south ward���Charles Cusson. Joseph Lagi-  modiue, Edmund Disney; school trustees���  E. Spraggett, I. A. Dinsmore. VV. L. Wells.  All are elected by acclamation.  GREENWOOD, January 13.���Mayor, Geo.  R. Naden; aldermen, Caulfield, Ross, Sullivan, Kirkwood, Smailes and Bannermun.  re-elected by acclamation; school trustees���  Hallett, Russell, and Smailes, also elected  by acclamation.  REVELSTOKE. January 13.���For Mayor.  M. J. O'Brien and VV. M. Brown; aldermen  ward 1���M. C. Manning, J. McLeod, J. Robinson; ward 2-C. B. Hume, T. E. L. Taylor R. Tapping; ward 3���S. McMahon. and  W J Law (acclamation); school trustees���  T J 'Graham. J. Lawson, C. F. Lindmark,  IT.  Floyd, J.  W.  Bennett. AV. J. Dicknio.  KAMLOOPS, January 13.���Mayor, M. P.  Gordon and D C. McLaren; aldermen, ward  ]_G. D. Brown, J. R. Mitchell and Thomas  Jioadley; ward 2���James Gill, Thomas Har-  Brown,  and A.  G. Taylor.  GRAND FORKS, January 13��� Nominations wero held at Grand Forks today as  follows: Mayor, James Anderson and  Tracev AV. Holland; aldermen, ward 1���  Robert Gaw, Jeffrey Uammar, Joseph L.  Manly, Neil Mathewson, Frank Sears and  John'Temple; ward 2���Terrence F. Curran,  John Donaldson, John Gilmour, Robert  Harvcv, John AV. Jones and Harry Sheads;  school'trustees���T. F. Curran, Michael I<ec-  ney, Henry C. Hannington, John B. Henderson, Peter T. McCallum and Thomas R.  Powers.  NANAIMO, January 13.��� Mayor, John H.  Cocking and AVilliam Manson, Jr.; aldermen, south ward���John W. Graham, George  Johnson, Thomas Brown,. AAllliam Woodman, Morgan Harris, John D. Stewart and  Charles AVilson; middle ward ��� Richard  Booth, J. K. Hickman, J. S. Knars ton, Ed  C. Barnes and Robert Brown; north ward-  Charles McCuteheon, Alfred Cornfield, A.  12. Plante, John J. Hodgkinson and Henry  McAdie; school trustees���Edward E. Taylor, Neil MeCuish and AVilliam Manson, Jr.  CHILLTVVACK. January 13.���Reeve, A.  S. A'edder and L. AV. Paisley; aldermen,  ward 3���F. L. Yekman, and J. H. Keith;  ward 2���D. W. Crankshaw and F. -H. Atkins; ward 3���G. IT. AV. Ashwell and "D.  Kipp;   ward   1���Joseph   Thompson   and  AV.  E. Thornton; ward 5���George Good (acclamation); ward ("���James McConnell (acclamation).  AGASSIZ, B. C, January 13.���The following nominations took place today for reeve  nnd councillors at Kent: Reeve, James A.  If. Morrow and John McRae; councillors,  ward 1��� John Duncan, AVilliam Green, Royal E. McDonald and Frank AVest; "ward 2���  Albert L. Hubbard, AVilliam Mackie and  Peter McCaulcy.  SURREY, B. C, January 13.���Reeve, Dan  Johnston, returned by acclamation; ward  1���G. Cameron, D. M. Roberts; ward 2���  Henrv Bowes, D. D. Burnell; ward 3���1.  Johnston (acclamation); ward 4���V. 1.  AViekersham, acclamation; ward 4���counsellor, Brown, acclamation.  LANG-LEY. B. C. January 13.���Reeve, D.  McRae and J. M. McDonald; ward 1���AVilliam McAdam. A. Davis and Thomas Muf-  ford; ward 2���W. J. Mcintosh, William Livingstone, Arch McCrimmon and Alexander  Thompson; ward 3���Joseph Sherlock and  Frank Oleson.  COQUITLAM, B. C, January 13.���Reeve,  Atkins, elected bv acclamation; councillors  ward 1���J. Fox and D. McLean: ward 2���  JT. Simpson and R. Booth; ward 3���AV. A.  Austin and- J. Brennan; ward 'I���F. Mars  and L. R. Scott; ward 5���G. Anderson and  J.  R.  Flint.  SOUTH ArANCOUA'.ER, January 33. ���  Reeve. James Rea George Rae: ward 1���  Thomas Hartlic and George Stones: ward  2���I-I. G. Ballso; ward 3���Samuel Taylor;  ward 1���David Gray; ward a^AV. N. Town-  send and Henry Mole.  MATSQj;i, B. C. January 13.���Reeve, J.  L. Atkinson and O. Bowman; ward 1���F.  Fooks;   ward  2���Jasper   Fadden;   ward   3���  F. AV. Fooks and Alonzo Boley; ward -1���  My Barker and AVilliam Fadden.    ���  MISSION. B. C, January 13.���Reeve, J.  Wren and J. A. Catherwood; ward 1���F. A.  E. A"-ercher E. J. Abbott and J. B. Gadc;  ward 3���Fred Hughes aud J. O. Manzcr (by  acclamation).  Kaslo Local News,  KASLO, January 13.���[Special Correspondence.]���Before police magistrate Carney  last night Billie Milne, hotelkeeper at the  Second Crossing, Lardo,'was up for an infraction of the Liquor License Act 1ft allowing gambling on the premises. The information was laid by special constable  Simpson of Howser. lt appears that Billie  is a financier and knows a thing or two  about disposing of time checks, which has  mado him a few enemies iu the camp. Being popular, he does a good business, most  of the navvies on the road patronizing his  tavern. After a few bowls of joy they usually leave the bar and proceed to the sitting room, where they indulge in the fashionable western games of draw, stud,  block jack, etc. On the night of the 22nd  ult., a game of stud poker was in full blast  when peeler Jack. Simpson came on the  scene, took the names of the players and  had Billie summoned to appear before the  beak for allowing gambling. Lawyer McAnn appeared for the defendant, while  chief of police Bullock-AVebster conducted  the prosecution. The attorney for the defendant in cross questioning Simpson, got  him so badly mixed up that he looked like  15 cents. AVhen asked if there were any  other gin foundries on the Lardo branch  where gambling was indulged in he said  there might be, but they kept within the  bounds of the police. AVhen questioned as  to what he considered within the bounds  of the police he replied, "AVell, I hardly  -knowr^Simpson^-also--knew-gambling^had-  been going on in Milne's tavern ��� for the  past 24 months, but did not know why he  did not lay the Information before. McAnn  acknowledged that it had been proven that  there had been gambling done in Milne's  premises and asked the judge to impose as  light a fine as possible under the act. Bullock-AVebster said, after considering the  circumstances, he did not wish lo see a  henvv fine imposed. Judge Carney imposed  the smallest penalty under the act, $20 and  costs. Before doing so he said he did not  blame McAnn for the way he roasted officer Simpson, as he was neglectful in performing his duty, and hoped that hereafter  he would attend more strictly to business.  Tho subject of a debate in a leading tavern the other night was: "Are policemen  non-producers?" The outcome of tho spirited debute was that policemen produced  nothing. ���   ,    ���,    ,.  Mr. Gintzenburg, manager of the Monitor  mine at Threo Forks, was in the city yesterday. He is interested in tlie Scoteh-  ICaslo smelter. It is reported a meeting was  held last night between the board of trade  and Mr. Stuart to ascertain If tho Scotch  intended to fulfill their part of the contract, but it has not leaked out what was  done, lt might come to pass yet that the  Kaslo smelter was only smelt.  Tomorrow the steamer International runs  an excursion to Mirror lake, where skating,  curling, etc., may be indulged in.  D. P. Kane's new block, opposite the  Kaslo Tavern, is almost completed, and by  the beginning of tho week he will be installed in his new premises. His office will  be the handsomest and most up-to-date in  camp.  Strong Railway Organization.  PEORIA, Illinois, January 13.���Frank AV.  Arnold, grand secretary-treasurer of the  Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, has  just completed his report for the last year.  According to the figures, the firemen are  the strongest, in proportion to the number  employed, in the United States and Canada, of any of the railroad organizations.  The firemen today have a total membership of '10,720, as against a total of less than  50,000 locomotive liremen in the United  States and Canada. There is a doubling of  tlie momborshin since 18(11, when the order  moved to Peoria, at which time it had  fewer than 21,000 members. The gain for  the last year was 3110, and tho insurance in  force is S5,i'2S,500.  Filipinos Purchase a Steamer.  TACOMA, Washington, January 13.���The  Manila Times reports that the British  steamer Celeste Borill has been purchased  at auction at Hong Kong by Filipinos, and  (hat hereafter she will fly the American  flag. Several bidders appeared, but tlie  highest price was offered by tho Company  Generale do Tabaco of Manila.  Greenwood Local News.  GREENWOOD,   January   13.���[Special   to  The  Tribune."���As   the   result  of  a,  recent  quarrel among gamblers, one who was re-  1 centlv fined retaliated by informing against  TUESDAY  MORNING,  JANUARY  14,   1902  DAILY EDITION  A. Branson, who today was fined $100 and  costs for running a card game. They will  likely bury the hatchet now.  Neville Leese and G. N. T. Hill, the latter accountant at the Canadian Bank of  Commerce, are arranging to leave here to  join the third Canadian contingent. .  The - local St. Andrew's society ������ intend  holding a ball on the 21th instant.  Another Smash Up.  WICHITA, Kansas, January 13���It is reported that several people were killed in a  wreck on the Rock Island road at Okeene,  Oklahoma, today. A train bearing the injured will reach here at 1:30 o'clock. The  particulars of the wreck have not yet_been  ascertained.  German Royalty Visiting Uncle Sam.  BERLIN, January 13.���Admiral Prince  Henry of Prussia will be attended on his  visit to the United States by captain  Schmidt Von Schwindt and Von Egidy.  Also by several high marine officers not  yet selected.  HOME SMELTER INTERESTS  Must be Safeguarded  ROSSLAND, January 13.���.he agitation in favor of competition as against  the Crow's Nest coal monopoly is spreading throughout the province. Mine-  owners," smelter-owners, and labor,  unions unite in declaring that, in view  of the fall in the value of silver, lead  and copper, cheaper fuel is necessary  if the mines and smelters are to be kept  running. The monopoly has lately reduced the price of coke to ?4. per ton  on the cars at Fernie, but this figure is  considered altogether too high. Goal  has been selling all along at ?2 per ton  at the mines, Avhich is also deemed an  extravagant price, considering the comparatively easy and aheap conditions  of production, The demand for cheaper  coke and coal is made in all the mining districts, but is particularly strong  in the Boundary country, where low-  grade ore exists and where the present  cost of fuel represents 60 per cent of  the whole cost of smelting.  The movement derives additional  impetus from the fact* that the Crow's  Nest monopoly is now really controlled  by J. J. Hill of the Great Northern, who  is thus in a position to "hold up" the  Canadian smelters and drive the smelting industry of British Columbia into  the United States, Avhere it is to his interest to have it. The boards of trade  throughout the province will shortly  join in asking the minister.of the interior to lease the government reserve at  Ci-oav's Nest to some bona fide independent company made up of Canadian  capitalists so that competition may be  established Avithout delay and Canadian-  interests properly safeguarded.. It is  not a party question at all. Liberals  are ouite as strenuous as Conservatives "in insisting that the Dominion  government shall forthwith terminate  the monopoly of the present company  by permitting competition to the end  that the price of fuel may be reduced  and Mr. Hill prevented from deserim-  inating against Canadian and in favor  or American smelters.  Superintendent Makes His Report,  NELSON, January 11th, 1902.  To the mayor and aldermen of the City of  Nelson:  Gentlemen: I beg to submit a report of  the operation and condition of the city s  electric lighting system for the year ending December 31st, 1901. During that time  the main lines of the system were extended  bv the erection of 80 new poles, and the  stringing of wires for five" blocks on Falls  street; 5 blocks on Hoover street.4 blocks  on Latimer street, 2 blocks on Mi 1 street,  2 blocks on Baker street, and 4 blocks on  Vernon street. In addition to the above,  -wires^-vvere^strung^ from-the-West-Kootc-  nay Power & Light Company s sub-station  to P. Burns & Co.'s cold storage plant, and  wires run to the office of Dr. LaBau and  the office of Dr. Stoddart. Telephone wires  were also strung from the fire hall to the  office of the district messenger company.  Ninety-three new connections to houses  were made. These connections supply ifaS  10 c.p. lamps; from that number 35b lamps  that were cut off should be deducted,  which leaves the net increase for the year  at 412 16 c.p. lamps. The total number of  10 c.p. lamps now in use is 4935, of which  211 are used by the city.  The pole lines and the plant at the i��wer  station have been kept in good condition  and repair. The only serious interruption  during the year occurred in October, when  the armature of the alternating dynamo  burned out. It was sent to Spokane to be  rewound, and during the time required to  make the necessary repairs, current was  obtained from tho AVest Kootenay Power  & Light Company. At present the alternating current dynamo is not in use. owing to  a shortage of water, and the city Is using  current supplied through the Nelson Electric Tramwav Company; and according to  the last reading, the amount of power so  used was equal to 140 electric horse power.  During the year S3511.2S were expended  on construction account, which makes the  total so expended $7354(1.47. Maintenace and  operation for the year cost $8596.44, and the  total paid out on that account to date is  $24 293 19. The revenue collected for the  year amounted to $21,700, and tho total so  collected since the city has owned the  plant is $59,667.  Estimating the average number of paying lights used at 4500 for the year, each  lamp earned the city $4.S2; and estimating  10 10 c.p. lamps to the horse power, the  earnings per horse power was $48.20 per  vear The cost of operation and maintenance, on a basis of 4500 lamps in constant  use, wa.s $1.90 per each 16 c.p. lamp, which  deducted from the earnings per lamp leaves  $2 92 as the net earnings, interest and sinking fund charges on the amount expended  on construction account not being reck-  All of which is respectfully submitted.  JAMES McPITEE, City Electrician.  Riley Nominated in Victoria.  VICTORIA, January 13. ��� GeorgeRiley  was tonight nominated by the Liberals to  contest Victoria in the bye-election for the  Dominion house, mado necessary by the  unseating of colonel Prior. Mr. Riley was  defeated at the general election, though  the other defeated Liberal candidate, Mr.  Drury, nominated Mr. Riley at the convention tonight. Mayor Hayward was today re-elected by acclamation. There will  be'a contest for aldermen in each ward and  also for school trustees.  Sued for Breach of Promise.  LONDON, January 13.���The breach of  promise suit brought by Miss Portia  Knight, the American actress against the  duke of Manchester, has after all been settled out or court, the duke paying Miss  Knight ��11)00 and defraying the costs of the  legal proceedings.  MAY IMTB WAR  BRITONS RESENT GERMAN  ABUSE.  THEIR CARTOONS DENOUNCED AS  THE MOST GROSSLY ABUSIVE  SEEN IN PUBLIC PRINTS.  will be needed for this Avork, there being that number of friars in the islands.  Father Elliot, of the Socialist Fathers'  Society, Avho for two years has been superior of a religious community at  Washington, has been relie\'ed of his  duties at the capitol and will devote  all his energies to the collection of  funds for the seminary. The institution Avill be known as the "Seminary  for the Home and Insular Missions." At  least $300,000 will be needed, and $150,-  000 has already been promised on the  condition that the remainder, $150,000  being raised.  LONDON, January 13.-- -A remarkable  article appears in today's Times, under  the caption of "Literature of German-  Anglophobia," recounting the character  of the anti-British cartoons which have  appeared in German newspapers which,  the Times says: "In coarseness, obscenity, and. venom are without parallel in  modern itimes. The wisdom of the publication of the article at this juncture is  much questioned, the Star says: "The  Times today, of all days, begins a series  of articles on the offensive German cartoons. The Times ought to hesitate before it deliberately flogs the passion of  the people. Are our. publicists mad?  Can they not see to what an abyss they  are pounding this long suffering nation."  The Times article, 'which is two columns long, says: "These papers are not  gutter sheets, but are sold everywhere  at the stations of the state railroads,  even at Potsdam, where the emperor is  constantly traveling, who was finally  obliged to personally order" their removal. Neither are these papers anonymous. One of the most infamous of all,  entitled "The Boer War," bears on" its  title pages the names of those distinguished in the literary and art world of  Germany. From 'a purely technical  standpoint the paper is an art production, but it is difficult to find -words to  convey a notion of the filth, which its  cultured artists and -writers venture to  lay before its "cultured readers. British  soldiers are reported as robbing the  dead; Mr. Chamberlain's state coach is  depicted as a cart, laden with skeletons,  and king Edward is shown drunk in his  bedroom, receiving the news of Cronje's  surrender. But the crowning piece is a  cartoon entitled "Herb Worship." The  princess of Wales,' que-ii Victoria," and  the prince of Wales, standing Avith the  young princess by their side as adoring  a youthful soldier, the legend under-'  ne'ath reads 'An English princess dec-,  orating the youngest soldier in the  British army Avith the Victoria Cross,  because, although only thirteen, he has  already outraged eight Boer women.'  This obscenity sold in respectable shops,  Avas eagerly bought by the public and  lies on fashionable draAvingroom tables."  LONDON, January 13.���The inaugural  meeting of the London Liberal Association at St. James hall tonight has been  aAvaited Avith great interest, principally  because it was probable that light would  be thrown upon the future relations between lord Rosebery and the Liberal  party. Taken as a whole, the demonstration could hardly be taken as an enthusiastic welcome to lord Rosebery's  reappearance in public life.  Lord Rosebery Avas not present at the  meeting at Avhich sir Henry Campbell-  Bannerman, Liberal leader in the house  of commons, and earl Spencer.were= the  ^incipFsp~eak-rs. The temper of the"  meeting was distinctly hostile to the ex-  premier. The speech of sir Henry Cam-  pbell-Bannerman clearly indicated that  if lord Rosebery returned to the Liberal  fold, he must come unreservedly and in  full accord with the present policy of the  Liberal party.  The hall was crowded. Sir Henry  Campbell-Bannerman and earl Spencer  Avere greeted vociferously. Miss Hob-  house, Avho Avas the first person to agitate regarding the condition of the concentration camps in South Africa, Avas  called to the platform and received an  ovation. In the meantime pamphlets,  denouncing lord Rosebery as a traitor  to the party, Avere thrown broadcast  from the galleries. The reading of lord  Rosebery's letter of regret Avas received  with mingled cheers, hoots and hisses,  the latter predominating. In his letter  lord Rosebery hoped that the meeting  would aim to secure the unity of the  "Common Sense Liberalism," to which  the writer hoped he had contributed to  in his recent speech at Chesterfield.  Trusts Take the Tools  CLEVELAND, January 13.���The last  step of the formation of the big pneumatic tool trust Avas the filing of a deed  of trust for $2,500,000 in the county recorder's office here today. The deed was  from the Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company to the Central Realty Bond and  Trust Company of New York to secure  the payment of $2,500,000 issue of 20  year first mortgage 5 per cent gold  bonds. The officials of the B��yer Machine Company of Detroit the Olney  Metal Company of Philadelphia the  Chisholm and Moore Manufacturing  Comapny of this city, the Franklin Air  Compressor Company of *ranW��i.  Pennsylvania, and 20,000 shares of the  neAV Taite Howard Pneumatic Tool  Company of London, England, together  with all the patents of the big concern  are included in the securities.  Catholic Missionaries for Philippines.  NEW YORK, January 13.���Catholics  of this country will lound a seminary  in order to solve the Spanish friars problem in the Philippines. As fast as possible young priests will be sent to the  Philippines to assume their duties. It  is estimated that about 700 missionaries  Famous Yacht Builder Dead.  LONDON, January 13.���William Fife,  senior, the famous old time yacht  builder, r.died this afternoon at Fairlie,  Portland;  of HaAvaii. The defences of Guam are  to include a sea coast battery, $142,000;  defensive sites, $45,000; and torpedo batteries, mines, etc., $125,000. The defences of Hawaii are to include those  at Honlulu and Peal Harbor.  Bill to Suppress Lynching.  WASHINGTON, January 13.���Representative Crumpacker of Indiana today  introduced a bill for the punishment of  persons taking part in the lynching of  an alien. The measure is designed to  cover cases similar to the lynchings of  Italians in Louisana and Mississippi.  A SflflBT SESSION  CANADIAN PARLIAMENT IS  SUMMONED.  MINNESOTA  TRUST   CASE  Comes Up January 27th.  WASHINGTON, January 13.���In the  United States supreme court chief justice Fuller announced today that argument upon the application of the state  of Minnesota for leave to file a bill of  complaint against the Northern Securities Company, bearing upon the consolidation of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company with other railroad companies, Avould be heard Monday, January 27th. The chief justice also issued  an order requiring that notice of the application should be given to the securities company.  Hung Himself With the Towel.  KINGSTON, Ontario, January 13���M.  But tan, a Frontenac county faz-nier who  was confined in jail awaiting his trial for  an unnatural crime, committed suicide .by  hanging- himself.. He tied the towel to the  railing of' tho second landing- and jumped  off. He was related to- some of the best  families in the county, but was simple  minded.  Manitoba Legislature Meets.  AVINNIPEG, January 13.���A brief sitting^  of tho Manitoba legislature was held this*  evening at which the debate on the address  in reply to the speech from the throne was  begun. Premier Roblin spoke briefly in reply to Mr. Greenway's. criticisms.  Ontario People Want Prohibition.  TORONTO, January Q13. ��� K. S. Spence,  secretary of the Dominion Alliance, says:  "Petitions are coming in very fast from  country points asking the government to  pass a prohibition law. Ten thousand have  so far been received. -;  Vreschen Incident Exaggerated.  BERLIN, January 13.���The imperial  chancellor, count Von Buelow replied  in the loAver house of the diet today to  interpellations, relative to the Polish  question in Prussia. Von Buelow prefixed his remarks by saying that the incidents at Vreschen had been greatly  exaggerated. What occurred Avas the  fault of the Polish agitation and not of  the Prussian school system. Corporal  punishment Avould hereafter be omitted  during religious instructions. No one  prevented the Poles from speaking Polish, but they must learn also to speak  German and participate in the German  Avork of civilization.  He disclaimed all desire to slight the  Catholics, saying the government's policy was neither Protestant or Catholic,  just as his policy was neither Liberal  nor Conservative: "I knOAV," added the  chancellor, "only one policy, just as I  IviiowV'oiily one single individual nation.  The question' at issue in the eastern  provinces are not religious, but national.  Noav that these national conflicts are  forced on us, only two positive courses  are open���either to alloAV ourselves to  be vanquished without a. struggle, or to  protect our skins. The Polish question  is the most important before tne nation  and on its settlement depends the development of the immediate future of  our fatherland." Tlie chancellor concluded Avith assuring the Germans of  East Prussia that, the goyernment would  not deviate in the slightest from the  track laid out by "that greatest German"  the late prince Bismarck.  Arbitration Conference Closed,  CITY OF MEXICO, Mexico, January  13.���This morning's session of the Pan-  American conference closed in a ripple  of excitement which began Avith an  amendment looking to the suppression  of the final protocol in order, as formerly explained, to enable the compul-  -sory-plan-of-arbitratioiir-to-be-reported^  to the conference. This amendment Avas  carried by 33 votes, Chile abstained  from voting. The vote excited great in-  teiest as it Avas a forecast that the ad\ro-  cates of compulsory arbitration would  have their Avay in insisting that the plan  be reported to the conference. The sup-  pi essing of tho final protocol Avas tlie  removal ot an obstacle. Senor Pardo  of Mexico offered a substitute directing  that oil treaties reported by the conference to the department of foreign relations Lii-uld be drawn up in Spanish,  French, and Portuguese and English.  Thr-ieupon Walker Martcnez of Chile  ren-iu-ked that the hour of adjournment  had passed, it being after 1 o'clock. President Pagoss recalled Walker Martenez's  attention to the fact that the session  had not begun until nearly 11 o'clock.  Thereupon Walker Martcnez Avalked out  of the hall. Immediately afterwards, on  the request of Blest Cana of Chile, the  chair adjourned the session.  Demand the Referendum.  COPENHAGEN, January 13.���A deputation representing 34,000 signatures  to an address, protesting against the sale  of the Danish West Indies, without the  question being previously referred to a  plebiscite, Avas received in audience by  king Christian today. His majesty replied as follows: "We thank you for  the interest you have displayed in this  matter, but Ave are unable, while diplomatic negotiations are pending, to express our views on the question, and Ave  beg you will have, as we have ourselves,  full confidence that our minister will  know Iioav to safeguard the welfare of  the islands and their people.  Tunnel DisasW Investigation.  ALBANY, No" V-. X January 13 ���  The state board of railroad commissioners today announced that it will conduct  a formal investigation of the tunnel disaster in New York city. The investigation will open on Monday, January 20th,  and Avill be conducted at the Fifth Avenue hotel, New York city.  Rewards for Bravery.  MONTREAL, January 13.���The Canadian  Humane Association have awarded parchment certificates to Leslie Jones and constable Narbonne of this city for bravery  in savins life.  GRANBY SMELTER AT WORK  24,000,000 Pounds per Annum.  GRAND FORKS, January d'S ��� One of the  set of converters just installed in the Granby, smelter commenced operations this  morning and worked very smothly. The  product is blister copper, in which the gold  and copper values are retained. Further  treatment of this product in an eastern refinery extracts the precious metals. In honor of the occasion the Granby company today cast a number of. small-copper figures  which will be given away as souvenirs. The  matte from its own furnaces and that contributed by the Hall Mines and Greenwood  smelters will enable the Granby company  to produce 1200-' tons of blister copper  monthly, or at. tlio rate of 2-1,000,000 pounds  per annum. This is exclusive of the gold  and silver value the product may contain.  NELSON LOCAL NEWS.  Tho Nelson Boat Club dance will be held  at the Phair hotel tonight, and it promoses  to be a great success, so don't miss It.  Tickets can bo obtained at the hotel or  from the committee.  An attempt was made ..o have the school  trustees elected by acclamation, but it  failed. There were six candidates, an(l it  was proposed that two drop out and allow  the name of George Johnstone to be substituted. Dr. Hall offered to withdraw If either  Mr. AVeir or McKillop would do likewise,  but there seemed to be a little politics silently at work, and neither of these two  gentlemen would accept the doctor's offer.  The race will therefore be between Dr.  Hall, Mr. Swannell, Mr. Annable. Mr. AVeir,  Mr. McKillop, and. Dr. Arthur. Five are to  be elected.  the electric lighting plantof the cily "had  not paid a cent." when .the accounts in the  city hall show that the total amount expended on both construction and maintenance accounts amounts to $97,S'X>.0G, against  which there is an offset of revenue collected amounting to $59,UV7. This leaves the  electric lighting plant in debt to the city  in the sum of $3S,172.9G, to which should be  added the sums paid as interest on debentures issued���about $10.000 in all. The, plant,  therefore, stands the cily at less than $50,-  000. AVould mayor Fletcher sell it for that  sum tomorrow cash in hand?  About 250 people turned up at the opera  houso last night to listen to candidate  Fletcher and his aldermanic ticket tell  their experiences. AV. W. Beer wa.s chairman. Alderman Glllett was the best speaker of the bunch, and lie took the snap out  of all the others by declaring that he wa.s  glad that the 13-iinington Falls agreement  by-law had ben defeated, for he wa.s now of  the opinion had it been carried it would  have ben a bad deal for the cily a.s compared to the present arrangement with the  tramway company. The speeches fell fiat  aud there was not a cheer raised during  the seance. Tlie Kirkpatriek party will hold  a rally on Wednesday night at the opera  house,' to which all tho people are invited.  National Defences.  AVASHINGTON,   January   1.1.���Secretary Root has sent to congress estimates  ol* $?.07,000 for the defences of the island  of Guam and ?52G,000 for tlio defences  Tried to Nullify the Nomination.  The only incident of the nominations for  aldermen wa.s the attempt to.shut out the  nomination of D. _. McMorris. As is well  known, captain McMorris is master of the  steamer Moyie, which leaves the city al 5  o'clock in the morning and returns at 4:'S0  o'clock iu tho afternoon. His nomination  paper was duly presented by his proposer  and seconder aiul was received by the returning ollicer. The nomination paper was  not accompanied by a letter staling the  property on whicli tlie candidate could  (pialify, but such a statement wa.s handed  the returning ollicer a few minutes before  tlie time for receiving nominations closed.  The statement was not signed by captain  McMorris, but tlie assessment roll showed  that the property stood in captain McMor-  riss name. The returning oflicer declared  the nomination a legal one, but this declaration did not suit Charles Augustus Waterman, aad ho wanted an opinion from the  city solicitor, and he got it. It is strange  that the Fletcher crowd are unwilling to  give tho people a chance to either vote or  run for ollice.  Smallpox at Fernie  Fernie is strictly quarantined. Dr. Fagan  of Victoria, medical health ollicer of the  province, returned from there yesterday  and .stopped at Nelson a few hours on  route. He said there were 15 developed  Vases, and ho decided that stringent measures must be taken to prevent its spread.  While people can enter Fernie, none; can  leave il. All the roads are closely guarded  and no one is allowed to leave on trains.  The quarantine will not affect tlie yeoplo  who live at Fernie, as the coke ovens and  mines will lie operated a.s before the quarantine was declared.  A True Bill.  WILL MEET ON THURSDAY, FEB-  BUART 13TH, FOR THB DISPATCH OF BUSINESS,  . OTTAWA, January 13 ���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The Dominion parliament has been summoned for February  13th for the dispatch of business. Several important matters will come up for  discussion, but it is not anticipated that  the session will be a lengthy one.  Trying to Capture the Labor Party.  VANCOUVER, January 13.���[Special  to Tlie Tribune.]���A statement is published by the Province this evening that  an organized attempt is being made  throughout the province to bring about'  a union between the Liberal and Labor  parties, in view of the forthcoming campaign. A meeting is to be held in Vancouver tomorroAv between representatives of labor of the terminal city and  interested Liberals. This meeting, it is  said, is designed to favor the Interest  of.E. V. Bodwell of Victoria.  Ralph Smith is now making a trip  through Kootenay district. He is interesting himself in favor, of Smith Curtis;' ���  but neither here nor in the interior has  anything of a definite nature been done.  There is' a division of opinion here as  to whether it could be possible for such,  an amalgamation.to take place, but the  chances of taking sides in favor of Bod-  'well anj'Avhere outside of Victoria are  regarded" here as exceedingly small.  George Bartley, president of the local  Labor party, today said that no such coalition would be made with the sanction  of the local labor people, to whom no  advantages would accrue, supposing this  Avere carried.  Another Railway FiRht.  VICTORIA, January���: 13.���News has  boon feceived here:by..letter to the' effect  that H. M. S. Amphioh struck a reef  while on her way from Panama to Cal-  lio, and was rather seriously damaged,  but how badly the letter does not state.  As the-dry dock at Calliowas occupied,  she proceeded to Valparaiso for repairs.  The naval authorities are Avaiting anxiously for Avord of H. M. S. Condor,  which is overdue at Honolulu from this  SSt earners Rosaile and Majestic will  hereafter call at Port Angeles on their  \'_y to and from Victoria.  For some time past there has been a  d'Veience between the 1_. & N. Railway  Ccjncpny and the Mount Sicker Railway  Company over the right of the latter to  build, over the line of the former company. Last week the Mount Sicker com-  pai y completed two bents, which Avero  to carry their trestle over the line of the  li & N. railway. On Saturday night  superintendent Hunter and a gang of  men of the E. & N. company Avent to  thu spot and tore down the two bents  j)n_jt.hjti^giiound^that=.th.ey_--had_b.e.e__eiiect'=_,  ed on the right-of-way of the E. & N.  Railway Company. The question will  no doubt now be fought out in the  courts.  An Aggravated Assault.  WASHINGTON, January 13.���Detectives today arrested Richard Cole, a colored man, and locked him up on suspicion in connection with the mysterious  assault on Mrs. Ada Gilbert Dennis, the  fashionable dressmaker, on the 9th of  December. The police arc investigating  a story Avhich leads them to think Cole  may have some knowledge of the crime,  or some connection with it. The arrested man is 22 years old. He had been  working at the Dennis establishment as  porter and bundle carrier about five  months and had. borne a good reputation.  Schley Case Up Again.  WASHINGTON, January 13. ��� The  Maryland delegation in congress, including senators and representatives, today considered the course to be pursued  on the Schley case and reached a determination that, pending the decision of  president Roosevelt on the appeal to be  made by admiral Schley to the chief executive, it would be inadvisable for the  delegation to urge upon congress any of  the resolutions or bills introduced.  Fitzgerald Had a Scrap.  PHILADELPHIA, January 13.���Willis  Fitzgerald of this city knocked out  Eddy Dailey of Baltimore in the second  round tonight at the Washington Sporting Club. Fitzgerald had everything  his own way, smashing Dailey Avhen and  where he pleased. In the middle of the  second round Fitzgerald put both right  and left to the jaw and Dailey "went  down and out.  Frozen to Death.  LITTLE FALLS, Minnesota, January  13.���The body of John Ryan, 25 years  old, an unmarried farm hand, was found  this afternoon in a snow bank, in tha  town of Norway. Ryan left his homo  in Middleville, Sunday to Avalk to bis  work in Norway. A snowstorm was  raging and it is believed he lost his way  and became exhausted. �����"..��<_* ,->'.���.^,.i-^  ft  $'  if  er  ��  ':i  ��� tr  Ifii 1  II  W  i  y-.t  Si  ."���;  3:5ii'i  ���'(':'���  THE KEL��6it TmBUKil: TUESDAY MO_Mffi&, JAKtJAfeY u, i90i  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  '&>  Incorporated 1870  co:M::p^:isn5r  DAINTIES IN FINE GROCERIES  DAINTIES IN  IMPORTED SWEETS  DAINTIES IN FINEST BISCUITS  DAINTIES IN WINES AND LIQUORS  DAINTIES  IN  CIGARS  DAINTIES IN EVERYTHING TO EAT AND DRINK  THE HUDSON'S!  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. G.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  DELICATE  TINTS  The newest "thing"  correspondence papers is  DIMITY  This paper is unlike any other linen  paper in appearance, yet not rough;  neither is its surface smooth. 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The mayor had a nice little speech prepared to show that the electric light  light plant "did not pay a cent," which  he intended to deliver at the opera  house after the council adjourned; but  the figures given in the report of.the  city's electrician did not agree with the  figures in the mayor's prepared speech,  and the result was that both the report  and the speech were laid over until  Wednesday night.  "^Alderman"=Gillett-"admitted^at���the  opera house last night that the defeat  of the West Kootenay Power & Light  Company agreement by-law was a good  thing for the city. An honest confession is good for the soul, even if it is  made on the eve of an election.  Why does not mayor Fletcher publish  a statement showing the receipts and  disbursements of the city for the year  that he has had full charge of the city's  business? The "lectors of the city are  interested in that question, and not at  all interested in what he (mayor  Fletcher) thinks of the editor of The  Tribune.  To Create a Department of Commerce  WASHINGTON,  January  13���In  the  senate today Mr. Nelson of Minnesota,  called up the bill providing for the establishment of a department of commerce.     He   explained   the   necessity  which, he said, existed for the passage  of such a measure and was plied with  questions by several senators who said  that sufficient time had not been allowed  for looking into the merits of the measure.    Mr. Teller criticised that feature  relating to the transfer of the geological survey; while Mr. Hale.said that  the bill provided for a department which  ultimately would be one of the largest  in the   government.    The   bill   finally  went over, subject to call by Mr. Nelson.    The senate was in executive session for an hour and a half.  Murder Will Out.  WASHINGTON, January 13.���The war  department has been advised of the execution of Phlneas Foutz, late corporal  of company K, Nineteenth infantry at  Cebu, on the morning of January 3rd,  1902. Foutz was convicted of the wilful murder of a native girl in the Philippines on November 15th, 1900, and was  sentenced to be hanged.  By Charles Townsend.  "Heads, I go!" And he spun a dollar  on the desk. The face of the female  that masquerades as the 'goddess came  up.'  Dick was gambling with himself over  attending a lawn party, for which mild  dissipation he" had little t_ste. If it had  been a base ball game now, or a' foot  ball match, or a boxing contest���anything with "go" to it���but a lawn party!  "Just the sort*of dopy affair that Jack  likes to snuggle up against," growled  Dick, closing his desk with a bang.  "You may shut up shop" to his Ganymede, "I'm going out to a Tuxedo giggle  grind."  Dick's twin brother, John Fowle, was  his exact image, but mentally they  were wholly unlike. In their boyhood  the latter was called the tame Fowle, to  distinguish him from Dick, the wild  one; but the brothers had reached the  parting of the ways long ago. It was  written that John/ should be'. elected  mayor of a thriving inland .city, while  Dick dabbled in stocks and enjoyed himself hugely on a small income,- and if  his way .of life savoredjof the world,,the  flesh and the devil, there was, at least,  no canting,hypocrisy, in it....... ,;.-.  Since their paths had turned at right  angles Dick rarely saw his-good brother;  which was just as well for the latter's  peace of mind; therefore the "honorable  John was not at all' delighted when he  met his brother face to face at the garden-party;- ..   ...  "Hello, Jack!" cried Ihe wild one,  "when did you fly the coop?"  ��� "I cameto ..the city this morning,  Richard," replied the mayor gravely,  "and having some little time,at my disposal I. accepted an invitaUoh to come  out here."  "All right," said Dick, taking his  brother's unwilling; arm, "come up. to  the house and have a jolt."  "Excuse me, but���"  ."Well! .Did you come out here to play  lawn tennis?" ,  "Certainly not. But I have no desire  to mix with any rum-and-brandy  crowd!!'  "So?" interrupted   Dick.    "When   do  ,you_return^to^ypuivJbOsk^y^ell?Jl    "I start for home tomorrow night:"  "Then you will be in town this evening?"  "I hardly thing so. The fact is, Richard, I don't care to be where a wire can  reach me!"  "The duce you say! You haven't been  looting a bank?"  "Richard!"  "Or eloping with somebody's wife?"  "No, I haven't!" snapped his honor.  The reason, if you must know, is that  the aldermen vote tomorrow on a certain measure, and I thought best to be  away on business at the time!"  "Um!" mused Dick. "What is the  measure?"  "Oh," impatiently, "something you  would not understand. It's a sort of  contract." And the honorable John  moved away, leaving his brother in a  brown study. "Crooked work," he  thought, "and if Jack has a hand in it���"  Suddenly, an idea came to him. Either  the adversary or John's guardian angel  was responsible for it���one can never be  sure about such things���aided, perhaps,  by, the. several "Manhattans" that Dick  had imbibed.  And that is why the wild Fowle boarded the Pacific express at nine o'clock  that night, and found himself at a seasonable hour on the following morning  in the city where his eminent brother  held sway.  "I'll be mayor, and run the street for  a few hours, anyway," he thought, "and  if Jack is mixed up in anything shady  MORLEY & LAING  BAKKR STREET. NELSON, B. V.  Showrooms Mason & Birch Pianos.  "That so?"  "Uh-huh���blast him! Blew off at a  meetin' over on the West Side las' night,  an' Meech is shaky!"  "Are you sure?" Dick was feeling his  way.  "Course I am. Sullivan made a regular to do���fed 'em a lot o' swoggle  about unholy combinations, municipal  robbery, an' all that. But I've got a  grip on Meech, an' if he tries to bolt I'll  squeeze!."  Dick reflected: "It's a blind pool I'm  in on, but this big lobster is crooked  for fair, all right."  "'F course," continued the other, "we  can smash 'er through without Meech,  but his Avobblih' may scare some others,  so we've got to choke him off!"  "All right; I'll see Meech myself," volunteered Dick.  "What!" His companion stared at  him in wild-eyed amazement.  "You heard me," calmly..  "Yes,, I heard," retorted the other  "but hang me if I understand. Just afore  you left you says: 'Burke,' (name's  Burke, must remember,', thought Dick)  'Burke,' you says, 'I'm goin' away until  the thing is settled, where none o' the  opposition can find me.'   An' now���"  "And noAV," interrupted Dick, "I see  I'm needed here."  Burke seemed puzzled. "I s'pose you're  goin' to your office"���they were opposite the city hall���"but say.".he added  in an undertone, "you don't look just  right Must of had a regular old regular down there, eh?".  , "Keep mum," said Dick, with a knowing wink.  "Oh, I'm fly," answered Burke.."Been  there'myself a few, so don't think none  the worse o' you. Now don't forget���  the thing goes through this afternoon.  ���So long. Ho! ho! ho! You're all right!"  And Burke lumbered away.  "Jack will have a reputation as a  rounder, anyhow," thought Dick, with  a wicked grin, as he mounted the stairs,  "and I'll just keep up that 'day after'  racket. It will account for any apparent  forgetful-ess."        .  , There was a door signed "Mayor's  Office," across the hall. "The throne  room," commented Dick. "Enter the  king!", r  , A freckled-faced oflice boy was expounding facts to a messenger. "I'm  .tellin' you his nibs ain't here," he was  saying. Then, catching a sight of Dick,  he ejaculated: "Hullygee!" and dove  into an adjoining room.  "A letter for you, sir," said the messenger. It was a brief note informing  "Dear Mr. Fowle" that "mamma teas  me you returned this morning, and I am  delighted to hear, it. Some of those  precious 'reformers,' headed by that awful Sullivan, are.bragging that they will  do us up, but I guess they won't make  it, eh? Stella." "I have no engagement for this evening." Whereupon  Dick whistled softly and thought.  A young man appeared at the private  office door. "There are some letters���"  he began.  "All right," responded Dick, cheer-  fuilyT" "We'll" att-nd^to~themr���Which  he did with a rapidity that made the  secretary gasp, and would give brother  John some bad quarter hours to untangle,  "The manager of that show was here  this morning," remarked the secretary.  "What show?" incautiously.  The secretary looked surprised. "The  show in Avhich children take part," he  replied. "The agent of the Gerry Society objected, you know."  "Oh, he did, did he?" observed Dick.  "Wonder if he thinks- he's mayor of  this burg?"  "But you told him the children should  not appear  ���*'  to  to  to  to  n  w  , .8, ^^Hi  ft  to  to  to  * WE WILL CONTINUE OUR CLEARANCE SALE ��  9*  9\  to  to  to  to  DURING   THIS   WEEK  Special Low Prices on all  Dress Goods, Silks, Underwear, Ready-to-Wear Suits,  fi\   Skirts, etc.  fi\      A few Silk Blouses at cut  -JLl    prices.  Some Special Bargains in  Remnants from every Department.  Carpets, Curtains, Portieres, Table Covers at cost.  Your choice of our lead"  ing Jackets, regular $12��  $15 and $20, at $5.  White and Grey Blankets  at reduced prices.  9\  to  9*  BAKEit  STREET  9*  9*  9}  9}  9}  9}  9}  to  to  9\  NELSON,   B. C. 3  GO.  ^^���I^T* _*������'���_*-_M"'-tSL���'_��-' ���������'���*"':�����-'���?*_T___z^*'���?'^-���*' *mB**"���&'*S** ��**������**^^* ^**^^��*s��'��-*_k _2S-_2S_ _^^*_2&-J������'���&^0  ^*^k���>���*;,%^.���** *,*ik*^��^���>^fc.��>��v*^k*^^*^_^'"^*Qo*3r*Qr*      '*mf'^0'0t0'00'00.^'00'^0'0*f.0Si��� **.^Si.0^'^s>^00>'r'  "That so?   Well,  they  shall  appear  The Nicaraguan Canal Bill.  WASHINGTON, January 13. ��� The  Hepburn Nicaragua canal bill was received by the senate from the house today and referred to the committee on  inter-oceanic canals.  I'll bear the market and block the  game."  Dick experienced his first taste of  power and. position' in the restaurant  where he breakfasted. The proprietor  himself bowed him to a seat, and his  ord^r was served with refreshing speed.  "Now for the city hall and trouble,"  thought Dick, as he sallied forth.  But trouble came before he reached  the mayor's office for he had scarcely  turned into the street when a large man,  with a face suggestive of cloves and  things, planted himself aggressively before him, saying: "How's this, eh? I  thought you was goin' to stay out o'  sight until���you understand!"  "Had to come back���private business!"  "Oh, very well," said the big man,  falling in step. "Course it's your own  affair, but you seemed so blamed anxious to keep your own skirts clean���  say!" impatiently, "Sullivan's talking  out loud!"  and that hypocritical society may go to  the dickens!"  "Couple o' men to see you, sir," grinned the office boy.  "Who are they?"  "Meech and Sullivan."  "Show them in."  "Eh? All right, sir." The boy retreated, followed by the secretary, to  whom he Avhispered: "Say, his nobs  mus' be goin' daffy! T'ought he'd a said  to turn 'em out!"  Dick received his visitors cautiously,  and sent the boy after a box of cigars.  "Good ones, mind you, or there'll be a  vivisected kid in your family!" and the  freckled urchin fled in amaze. John  never smoked during business hours.  "He's off his line for keeps," commented the youth, as he looked at the  "scale" which he received on his return.  John never tipped anybody.  "Now, gentlemen, let's have it," said  Dick.  "Well, sor," began Sullivan, fingering  his cigar awkwardly, 'ye've receaved  us wit' much cordialness, an' we're be-  holdin' t' ye for ut. Now here's Meech,  an honest mon as ye knoAv, who wants  t' do Avhat's right. An' I belave ye're  honest, too, in th' main."  "Thank you," dryly.  "Wull���I wouldn' be sayin' th' same  f Burke."  "Then you doubt Burke's honesty?"  "Mebbe. That's as may be. Annyhow,  that franchise bill iv his is a dom-stale!"  Dick glanced at Meech, who sat with  bowed head, nervously rubbing his  hands together. Sullivan grasped the  situation. "Perhaps ye'd talk more aisy  in private," he remarked discreetly; and  without waiting for a reply he tiptoed  from the room.  There was silence  for  a little  time,  then Meech said slowly:   "I came to see  you today, John, because Nellie insisted  that I should do so.   I had already decided to vote against the bill in spite of  Burke's threats!"  "What does he threaten?"  "He OAvns  the  house. next to  mine,  John, and she swears that if I go against  him. he.will,put'a crowd in there that  will drive us out!"  "He does, eh,?"  "He's capable of it. But there���I've  done just Avhat Nellie said I must not  do."  "What was .that?" asked Dick, curiously.-  "Well���" Meech hesitated a little,  then went on with an effort: ~ "Since  you were elected mayor you haven't  been to see Nellie. Now I don't know  hoAV matters stood between you and my  little girl, John, for I'm not one.to ask  questions. I've seen her cry some, but  she has never said,anything; and if you  prefer Stella Burke���I've seen'you' with  her noAv and then���why, you're your  oAvn master, and! we have some pride.  But today Nellie asked me to see you���  for the memory of the past.she said���  and to ask you for the sake of your own  good name to oppose this bill."  "I'll do it!" with sudden fervor, "And  I'll smash it so thoroughly that���but,  I say," he went on, doubtfully, "do you  think they are strong enough to pass it  over my veto?"  "I doubt it. There are a. couple of  others���Jones and Davis���-Avho could not  be bought, yet may be bullied into voting for it. Now, if they think that you  will back them up���"  "Won't I, though!" interrupted Dick.  "I'll be with them to the.last.call. I'll  wipe Burke and his whole' little corner  clean off the board!"  "You won't lose by it, John," said  Meech, earnestly, "for when the people  see what you are, nobody can hold them  in!"  "Never mind that. You tell Jones and  Davis that I'll back them up if they vote  -against-this-grab._-And^another_thingi  Tell Nellie I haven't changed in the  least���that I don't care the weight of a  fly's wing for Miss Burke���and that I  shall call tomorrow night,, if nothing  happens."  "All right, John, and it's a pleasant  message to carry. God bless you!"  There was a happy look on Meech's face  as he left the room.  "Send after Burke," said Dick to the  secretary, "and tell him to come here  at once!"  When the big fellow strode in, a few  minutes later, with an air of owning  the whole city, Dick wasted no time  over preliminaries. "Look here, Burke,"  he said, "that franchise scheme of yours  is a plain, old-fashioned steal, and it  doesn't go!    See?"  Burke glared Avith fierce amazement  Then he blurted out: "What the dickens do you mean?"  "I mean that I've cornered the market, and the deal's off!"  "Meech has been whining, eh? Well,  hang him, I'll���"  "No you won't," returned Dick.  "You'll let him alone, and you'll let  Jones and Davis alone; and you'll talk  soft, and be mighty respectful, or I'll  ventilate this whole thing in court!  Then, understand, somebody will wear  stripes!"  Burke was paralyzed, limp, broken up.  "Why your honor, I���I thought���"  "Exactly. You thought that I was a  confounded rascal, too; but for once you  were mistaken!"  . "Well-er���what am I to do?" Burke  had collapsed utterly. He looked about  half his usual size.  "Do? Drop it���drop it like a hot  poker! Tell them I'm against it���that  crooked work is below par, off the board  entirely, in this town hereafter."  The next morning, as brother John  stepped off the train at the station  where he was to change cars for home  he was surprised to find Dick awaiting  him.  "What are you doing here?" he  gasped.  "Pay attention, and I'll tell you," answered Dick, calmly. "I've kept you  straight, Jack. I was mayor pro tem  yesterday, when I sat doAvn on Burke  and killed his steal!"  John was livid. "Why, you impertinent rascal!    I'll���"  "Shut up! I've made you solid with  the people down there, you duffer, and  they're going to send you to the legisla-  utre this fall. There's a box of good  cigars on your desk. Smoke 'em, and  be a man after this. Here's a memorandum of everything, so you won't get  twisted. All's off with Burke's girl, aud  you're going to marry Nellie Meech,  who thinks you're a little tin god, or I'll  come up and give everything aAvay, and  punch your head in the bargain! There's  'my train! Good bye."  ��� A feAv weeks later the Avild FoAVle received the following laconic lette\:  Dear Richard:" Nominated yesterday  for assembly by acclamation. Married  Nellie today.   Much obliged to you.  JOHN.  They Ignored " Bobs "  A writer in "Navy and Army" tells  the folloAving story: "Once upon a  time, at the commander-in-chief's levee  in India, those who were being presented passed through the tent in which the  function was held. There happened to  be on the chief's staff an officer whose  long grey beard gave him a distinctly  venerable aspect, and it also happened  that Ave were touring through a rather  out-of-the-way part of India, where  there Avere numbers of officers to whom  the chief's personal appearance was  wholly unfamiliar. Moreover, the light  in the levee tent was rather dim, so it  was hardly surprising that about two  out of every three subalterns Avho entered from the strong glare outside  should glance nervously round, cut the  commander-in-chief dead, and bow sol-  umnly to the officer Avho fulfiilled the  arduous duties of 'Persian interpreter'!  But it was very funny, and I do not  think anyone enjoyed the mistake more  than the chief."  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOB SALE.  GOJS/TJE>^-.2<T^Sr  0FFICE:IBAKER STREET WEST, NELSOp, B. C.  TELEPHONE ftO. 219,   P. 0. BOX 688.  SEWING  MACHINES  OF  Al-it,  KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  TO   IJ_T.-R(JI'K   KOOM  COTTAGE  ON~  Park street, opposite hospital. Hent, including water, $12 per month. Apply E. Kilby,  next door to Rossland ITolel, Vernon street.  LODGERS.  FOR BOu* AND TA111.H BOARD. Apply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  COMFORTABLY FURNISHED ROOMS  to rent on Silica street, between Ward and  Kootenay streets. Apply L. Peters.  EMPLOYMENT AGEMCY.  IPRBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRIG* AND LIN|E . . . . .  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  ORDERS BY  MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  COMPANY  OFFICE:   BAKER STREET WEST, flEISOp, B. C.  TELEPHONE NO. S19.   P. 0. BOX 688.  CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY-  WANTED help of all kinds; men for railroad construction. Large warehouse for  storage. Prosser's Second - Hand Store,  Ward street, Nelson.  ^_^EWIJNG^MACHmE^jr6R SALE.  SEWING MACHINI-S 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 WANTED.  ��� 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.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYER^^UPTlJEa   ~Av7~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 i-  Constructlon Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  FRSH AND SALT MEATS.  &  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council has been pleased to make the following appointment:  Frank W. Hardy of Ymir, Esquire, to  perform the duties of a deputy mining recorder, at Ymir, for tho Nelson mining division, during the absence upon leave of  Mr. A. B. Buckworth. J.P.  NOTICE.  Notico is hereby given that I intend to  apply at the next sitting of the board of  licensa commissioners for tho City of Nelson, to bo held after tho expiration of  thirty days from the date hereof, for a  transfer of the retail liquor license now  held by mo for tho "Grand Hotel," situate  on Vernon street in the 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 the City of Nelson.  GUS  NELSON.  Witness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  P. BURNS & CO., BAKER STR1CET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in rresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCRIES.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  iled, 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 in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, macklnaws, and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORNER  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for'Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary,  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS.  A. C. EAVART, 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, AVard Street.  FURNITURE. ~  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postofllce building, Vernon Street,  Nelson.  NOTICES OF MEETINGS..  FRATERNAL SOCIETIE8.   KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially Invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, U. __.; A. VV. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. &  A. M., meets second Wednesday la  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. 6T K���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday oC  each month at Fraternity Hall. Georgo  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. R. C���Meets third AVednesdav. So-i  jnuruing companions Invited. George'John-,  stone, 54.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  ^^RADES^ANDJ^BOR UNIONS.  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 $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelera, and other underground laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. I9G, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets flrst and third Mondays  of each month In Miners' Union Hall at  S:30 sharp. Visiting members Invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardiner, recording  secretary.  LAUNDRY        WORKERS'        UNION ���  Meets  at  Miners'   Union  Hall  on  fourth   i  Monday In every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS'   UNION  MEETS  AVED--  nesday evening of each week at 7- o'clock.  In Miners'  Union Hall.  John Burns,  sr..-  president, AVilliam Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST ���  and third Fridays in each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS'   AND  WAITERS'   UNION,  NO.  141, W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall   ���  second and last Tuesdays In each month at  8:30 p. m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president; J.  P. Forrestell, secretary; H. M. Fortior, fln-   ���  anclal secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS KVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8   .:  o'clock.  J.   D.   Moyer,   president;  William.  .-  Vice, seoretary.   P. O. Box 16L THE NEU-Ott TMBtTttE, MfcJl)AY .MOM_M   MMJAi$ -U,' M  z^.  BANK OF I0MEAI  CAPITAL, aU paid up $12,000,000.00  KHST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       876.631.61  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President)  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  H. 8. Clot's ton General Manager  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (Kngland) New York,  ���Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commorcial and Travelers' Credits,  'available ln any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etio.  (Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAIS.  COURT ADDS MORE NAMES  To Municipal Voters' List."  'The names of live more electors, whicli  "wore improperly left off the municipal voters' list, were ordered to be added by his  ihonor judge Forin yesterday morning-. This  makes twenty-live names that have been  "added to the list so fur in two sessions of  the court. The live names added yesterday  Were:  NORMAN T.  MACLEOD.  A. AV. NAGL13.  JAMES A. MeDONALD.  R. J. McCANDLISi-1.  A\r. E. McCANDLISi-1.  Application was also made to havo the  "name of Mrs. M. A. Roberts placed on the  ilist as an assessed owner, all taxes having  been paid within the time specilled. If it  3s shown that this ti��mc like the others  was improperly omitted from the list the  tilty cleric has'instructions to place it upon  the list as well.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  $8,000,000  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Offlce, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York  Offlce, to   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Branches in Canada and the  United Statos.  NAMES ADDED ON SATURDAY.:  CHARLES J. AVILSON.  E. 1-t. APPLEAA'HAITE.  AV. J. MEAGHER.  JOHN G. SIMPSON.  JOHN SPEAR.'  DAN C. AVILSON.  A. K. VAUGHAN.  A. MACDONALD & CO.  W. J. MURPHY. ���  THOMAS C. LUSCOMBE.  AVILLIAM IRVINE.  JOHN HENDERSON. .  .  THOMAS HOLLAND.  L.  C. BROAVN.  E. C. CLARKE. >      i       ..  MARY E. PETERS.  MARY BOOTH.  ROBERT A. RENWICK.  JOHN A. KIRKPATRICK.  H. E/ GARDINER.  VOTERfe' LIST AS PRINTED.  EASTWARD.  ���X L. Anderson, George Adamson, H. I-T.  .'Avery, Dr. E. C. Arthur, - Hama Aria, Raf-  -l'ael Amicone, J. E. Annable, l-I. Amos,  Jreno Arnold, J. A. Armstrong, George AV.  -Allen, Levi Acton, Cyril J. Archibald,  "George It. Atkinson.  AV. VV. Beer, G. Frank Beer, H. A. Bar-  '���ton, ]_. C. Boeckh, John Biomberg, J.  iBarrv, George AV. Bartlett, Charles H.  fl-rown, F. J. Bradley, AV. AV. Bradley,  IE. G. Beer, William Burpee, Mrs. Nettie  ' JE. H. Beer, Nels Bergquist, Mrs. AV. R.  HBloom, Hamilton Byers, James Baiiucr-  Sinan, Mrs. Annie M. Beer. R. Baxendale,  It.. M. Bird, S. M. Brydges, Harry Bird,  John Bannister, W. H. Bullock-Webster,  Henry Bruce, A. R. Barrow, Mrs. Daisy  Barrow, -Mrs. Susan E. Burton, Mrs. Eliza  Brewster, Mrs. Isabel Bard, V. Hyde Baker, Ronald S. Brown, O. J. Boucher, James  J. Boucher, AV. J. Brodie, Charles Blanch-  ard, George Bell, Fred Bloomfield, Georgo  jBroa-ley, William Bowness, Joseph Black-  tourn, i*. G. Bunyan, Thomas Brown, Robert  R. Breniian, J. P. Beauvais, John Blaney,  A. BloomA-hl.  H. S. CharriiiKton, Mrs. Margaret Clifton,  A. E. Coxhead, J. Coxhead, E. F. Crawford,  C. D. J. Christie, Alexander Carrie, R. Cor-  lett, George B. Church, Wilfred Cookson,  Arch Coats, Mrs. Flora Crossett, David M.  Carley, James Collings, Henry Calbeck,  Mrs. Abble F. Caldwell, Hugh R. Cameron,  =J.--J._Gampbell,^J.ohniCholdlt.ch,iMrs. Mary  B. Croskill, Percy Criddle, Stuart G. Camp-"  bell, Fred Carey, F. M. Croskill, B. _\  Clark, Robert J. Coleman, Evered Criddle, John C. Carruthers, Ralph S. Clark,  J. C. T. Crofts, Charles l-I. Crcighton, R.  L. Cochran, James J. . Chambers, F. M.  Chadburn, Robert R. Caldwell, John Ca-  hoon, Charles H. Crandon, A. E. G. Corn-  well, K. C. Campbell-Johnston, A. E. Cros-  sett, G. D. Curtis, \V. A. Council, August  Collin, T. Holland.  Jacob Dover, T. J. Duncan, Mrs. Ray  Dover. Mrs. Frances E. Day, Mrs. J. G  Davidson, Jerry Demars, Earl of Dysart,  R. VV. Drew, J. Donaldson, Evil Dolour,  Mrs. C. l-I. Duncan, T. C. Duncan. W. A.  Duncan, Charles Dunn, 13 C. Davison,  Charles AV. Dodil, Dr. Charles Ed. Do-  hcrty, Peter Dcssell, K. Douglas, J. N.  Davidson,  Joseph Duhamel,  R.  AV. Day.  John Elliot, Mrs. Hilda Evans, H. J.  Evans, A. D. Emory, Gus Erlcson, A. C.  Ewart. Mrs. Ellen M. EsUrlgge, A. E. Es-  krlgge, Louis Ernst, Robert A. Elliot,  Georgo II. Eacrltt, Mrs. Enlleld.  Edward   Ferguson,   A.   Perland,   L.   AV.  Ferland, Frank Fletcher, Mrs. John Fraser,    A.    Floury,    Edward   Farrell,    George  Freeman, Alex J. Fisher, John Eraser, Ed-  . gar J. Flatt, George Ferguson.  F.  C.  Green,  F.  G.  Graham, Mrs.  Mary  '. E. Graham, Jesse Graham, H. G. Goodeve,  Robert   Gordon,   Mrs.   C.   V.   Gagnon,   AV.  ���G.   Glllett,   A.   G.   Gamble,   captain   J.   C,  ��� Gore, J: Gillett, Carmen Gisi, Mrs. AV. G.  'Glllett, C. E. Grizzelle, A. H. Gracey,  '���Gray, Fred Gardner, AVilliam Gosnell, H.  ' Gray, Fred Gordner, AVilliam Gosnell, H.  i Glnsburg, Dan Grant, J. C. Gardiner.  Dr. G. A. B. Hall. R. AV. Hannington,  .'John Houston, Mrs. Thomas Hyland, Mrs.  Ruth  Hodge,   George  A.   Hunter,  Mrs.   J.  AV. Holmes, Mrs. George Holbrook, Arthur  "'Hiekling, AA'illiam Hardy, R. Helme, John  -A. Honeyman, J. E. Honeyman, George AV.  Hale, Mrs. A. F. Hepburn, J. Fred Hume,  R. J. Hamilton, Mrs. Bertha Houghton.  ! Elsie Hobart, John Hepburn, James Hen-  ��� ilerson. John Hamblin, James T. Hardy.  . John F. Harbottle, David S. I-Iardie, AV. J.  11-Iill, AVilliam I-I. Houston, Harvey A. Ilea-  ��� vener, Arthur AV. Harrod, G. AV. Howe.  !',Dr. R. J. Hawkey, J. AV. Holmes, Francis  iHolland, J. R. Hunter.  ��� J. A. Irving, Fred Irwin, Mrs. Catherine  Trvine, J. G. Irving, Herbert T. Irvine.  "William Mills Irving, Edgar Irwin, Fred  Jlrvine.  John Jameson, Thomas Jeffcrs, J. M.  ."Jamieson, Charles Jisczkowicz, Mrs. C. L  .Jamieson, Stanley M. Johnson, George  .Johnston, Alfred Jeffs, Charles Jeffs, J.  .Johnson, A. Mainwaring Johnson.  'Mrs. Alice Kempling, J. A. Knauf. G. S.  :i_ellaway, Ernest Kilby, H. O. Keefer,  Lilian Keating, Edward Kerr, Georgo  Kydd, G. II. Kinrade, Sydney A. Kelly, A.  J. Kerr.  A. Larsen, Mrs. M. M. Langridge, R. S.  Lennie, F. B. Lys, Peter Lamont, G. Lindsay, John Lincbaugh, Louis Levesquc, A.  Lapointe, Charles Longhurst, Arthur Long-  Jiurst, J. Murray Lay, Daniel Laskcy, John  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interost allowed on deposits.   Present) rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  Lakilaw, J. M. Ludwig, l-I. F. Lee, L. IC.  Larsen.  Mrs, Mary Mallette, Charles E. Miller,  Eric Mastberg, C. S. Moore, Thomas A.  Mills, Miss Jennie Manners, Albion Minty,  Dr. F. E. Morrison, H. J. Moore, Christopher Morrison, Alfred Manson, John Munro, E. H. Miller, Alfred J. 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Symonds, A. R. Sherwood, J. P. Swedberg,  J. Laing Stocks, Thonias Symes, Peter  Schonfeld, Mrs. Rebecca Stead, Sam P.  Shaw, Chris Sutcliffe, W. L. Smith, Thomas Sargeant, T. W. F. Stoddart, Fred Star-  key, St. Barbe, Eli Sutcliffe, R. J. Steel,  Hugh Stevens.  R. G. Tatlow, captain J. W. Troup, W. P.  Tierney, John A. Turner, P. N. Thompson,  Josias Thompson, Sam P. Tuck, W. R.  Thompson.  H. M. Vincent.  W. J. Wilson, Mrs. Edith M. AVhalley,  AV. H. Watkins, E. P. Whalley, A. T. AVal-  leyr-Cr"I-r"Werrierr-Peter-Wil-onf "Charles"  AVhittett, E. R. AVoakes, Perry Wright,  Robert A. AVeir, William A. Ward, R. A.  Winerals. T. A. Weeks, Henry Wallach,  A. H. Whealler, E. C. Wragge, C. A. AVat-  crman, P. E. Wilson, H. H. Ward, H. F.  AVambold, Watchorn, J. J. Walker.  DUMLEIGH AS A DEGTEGTIVE  A  Short Story.  Mrs. Dumleigh had gone out shopping, and Dumleigh was reading the  evening paper and Avaiting for her return, Avhen the postman came with the  late afternoon delivery. There was one  leiter, addressed to Mrs. Dumleigh in  a strange masculine hand.  Dumleigh weighed the letter in his  palm, turned it over two or three  times, scrutinized the address and battled with his conscience over the  question; "Has a man the right to  open his wife's mail?" At last he decided that he had. Besides, he Avas  just a little curious as to Avhat might  be in the letter. For the next ten minutes Dumleigh sat and stared at the  open letter, muttering to himself. It  read:  "Dear Mrs. Dumleigh: Replying to  ycur Avelcome note of yesterday, I hasten, to say that I shall only be too glad  to see you at my private office Tuesday  day afternoon. I think now that I have  arranged everything as you desire, especially in view of the fact that Wednesday is your husband's birthday, as  you say, and it will be best to perfect  your plans not later than Tuesday.  You need not send your card ir this  time, but simply walk straight back  to my office. The door will be open.  I remain, very sincerely yours,  "HAROLD ANDERSON."  "Hah!" exclaimed Dumlei,rh. "And  this is the Avoman that I have trusted  for so long!"  He bit his nails, rumpled his hair,  read the letter over again, crumpled  it in his fingers, and swore.  "I Avonder how long this has been  going on?" he muttered. "I wonder  why she is so anxious to fee him next  Tuesday? Because Wednesday Is my  birthday, hey? Aha, I remember now,  she has been planning to have a little  to  to  to  9\  m.  to  to  to  9)  ^****************************** 0******************9*****************,  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  18_0-ESTABI,I8HBD IN N*fll_,80N-l-02  Before stock taking this month a  REDUCTION   OF  lO   PER   CENT  will be given on every dollar.  But come early and you shall have our prompt attention. Engraving free of  charge this month. As I employ the best watchmakers and jewelers, all our work  ia guaranteed.   Both mail and express orders shall have our prompt attention.  Jacob Dover j   "The Jeweler."  %*********.***.************.******************************.************&  *  Oi  ��_  Hi  i*  ill  Hi  m  *  Hi  i*  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  to  9)  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  $*  to  dinner on that day. Just to throw me  off the track and keep me from suspecting anything until the last minute. That's it Well, Ave shall see, my  lady. We shall see, I wonder if she  has any more letters from that���that  puppy?" .  Then Mr. Dumleigh Avent to his  wife's room and ransacked her desk.  His search was not fruitless, for right  on top of all the letters were two other  missives from Anderson.  "Isn't that nerve?" he asked himself. "Isn't that the assurance of the  most hardened criminal? No attempt  at concealment. Everything left right  in plain sight, so no one would think  there could be anything wrong about  it. Now let me see what these two  precious letters have jto say."  The first one was a formtl note," asking if "Mrs. Dumleigh would be so kind  as to call again at Mr. Anderson's place  of business, as he thought he should  have no trouble in adjusting matters  to conform to her ideas."  The second Avas a longer note, which  Avent on to say:  "Since you were in this afternoon I  have given the matter much thought  and believe that you are in the right  as to the design you had in mind. Of  course, it would he simply fatal to have  Mr. Dumleigh find put, or even suspect,  your attentions, and'I beg to assure you  that so far as I am concerned the most  absolute secrecy shall' be maintained.  Please call as soon as you Ana it convenient. It might. be best to drop in  while,Mr. Dumleigh. is at his office, or  on your way home from  a matinee."  "That's enough," cried Mr. Dumleigh,  "Any man who can .put two and two  together knows what, that means. I  ���need go no further. That is, no further than to my lawyers,."'  He flung himself into a chair and  gazed moodily at the celling.  . "If that isn't woman's perfidy for  you!" he moaned. "Here I have given  her the best years of my life and the  most constant, unwavering trust���and  this is the end. I wonder who this  upstart of an Anderson is, anyway. I'll  teach him to enter another's horns and  destroy the peace and happiness of a  man's heart."  He loolced again at the three letters.  They Avere in plain, neat envelopes that  gave no hint as to where they were  from, beyond the local postmark. Dumleigh shook his head sadly and said:  "And even now she is on her way  home, thinking of her poor fool of a  husband, who is so blind as not to see  what has been going on inder his very  ncse. Humph! She's going to-find out  that Rufus Dumleigh is no longer a  lamblike person who has Avorshipped  her^with^blindrimplicit^faithr^But^I'll'  be shrewd about this. I'll let her go  just so far, and then I'll thunder forth  my denunciations, and she shall see  what it means to bring a lion to bay."  At that very instant Mrs. Dumleigh  arrived at the house and came into  the hall, calling:  ���  "Were are you,  Rufus?"  "I'm here,"he ansAvered, still staring  at the letters, forgetting all his plans  of shrewdness.  So that was how Mrs. Dumleigh  found him when she reached her room.  "What have you there, dear? Oh,  good gracious, have you found it out?"  slie asked, Avith a smile.  "Found it out? Yes, woman, I have  found it out," he roared. "And you  have the���the���the nerve to smile at  such a thing as this!"  "What do you mean?"  "Mean?" continued Dumleigh, now  thoroughly aroused. Mean? Why, you  Avhat-d-you-call-'im���this person���this  Harold ��� this Anderson ��� you have  agreed on your designs, have you? And  you will have no trouble in adjusting  matters, will you? And you are going  to preserve the most absolute secrecy,  are you? Oh, yes, you are. A.nd you  think that it would be fatal to have me  even suspect anything about1 it, do you?  Best to drop it while I am at my office,  is it?   Huh!"  The last was a snort of rage.  ' Mrs.   Dumleigh   was  staring  at   him  with wide eyes.   She exclaimed, "Why,  Rufus Dumleigh,   have   you   lost   your  senses?"  "Lost my senses. Well, I should say  not. Best to complete arrangements  next Tuesday, eh? Why? Because I  am lulled into unsuspectingness by  that fake dinner you have been talking about for my birthday on Wednesday. Oh, yes, I think I have lost my  senses."  Here Mrs. Dumleigh began to laugh.  She laughed until she cried. She  screamed Avith laughter, while poor  Dumleigh sat there, the picture of open-  mouthed amazement. When she had  sufficiently. Quieted  to speak  she said:  "Rufe, you big goose, thoso letters  are from Mr. Anderson, the silversmith, and refers to a chased silver  smoking set I was having him make  for your birthday present, and that  explains the secrecy. Now, aren't you  ashamed of yourself?"  Rufus  Dumleigh-' rose  to - tho situa-  *%&L4l^  Zftj^  ^^N^&^f  tion, put on a feeble smile, took his  wife in his arms, and said:   .  "Why, I ��� was just joking. I kneAV  that it was something like that, but I  wanted to have a little fun. That was  all. But next time you get me a present, please arrange for it over the telephone, if you mtist have communication Avith the makers. I don't like  these sudden shocks."  NOTICE.  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In   the  matter  of  the  Winding  Up  Act.  Chapter  129   of   the  revised  statutes   of  Canada  and  amending acts,  and  in  the  matter of the Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited. :  Notice is hereby given that the honorable  the chief justice has fixed Friday" 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  the time and place for the appoiritment of  an official liquidator of tha above named  company.               J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  -���   District Registrar.  CERTIFICATE  OF IMPROVEMENTS  Notice: Ray of Hope mineral claim, situate ln. tho Nelson mining division of  AVest Kootenay district, located on Duhamel (Six-mile) creek. Tako notice that ��� I,  Charles AV. Busk, freo miners' certificate  No. 50,825, as. agent for W. J. Goepel, free  miners' certificate No." 58,^0 John t'ater-  Bon, free miners' certificate No. 60,TJT, and  self, Intend sixty days from the date hereof to apply to the mining recorder for a  certiflcato of Improvements for tho purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the  above claim. And further tako notice that  action under Section 37 must be commenced  before tha Issuance of such certificate of  improvements.  CHARLES W. BUSK.  Dated this second day of January, A. D.  1902.  NOTICE  If you want to keep cool during  the heat of the coming  VOTE  FOR THE  BIG  Schooner  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  10e  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN  NELSON  Club Hotel  Corner Silica  and  Stanley  Sts.  E. J. CURRAN, Proprietor.  P. Bums & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelson,  Rosaland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne*��  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Oity, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  . WHOLESALE AND KKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K, W. 0 BLOCK  WARD STEEET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to $1  IMPERIAL BBEWM COMPANY  EMERSON Be REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  ^^ANIURORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  3. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, _���* cigars. Beer on draught. Large  oomfortabla r��onuL First class tabls board.  NOTIOE,  Notice Is hereby given that a court of revision and appeal for the Nelson assessment district will bo held ln tho court  house, Nelson, on Saturday, January the  11th, 1002, at 10 o'clock a. m.  JOHN  A.  TURNER,  Judge of the Court of Revision and Appeal.  Nelson, B. C, 23rd December. 1901.  j/ .   DBUG STORE EARLY CLOSING  ON AND APTEE JANUARY 1st.  The public Is notified. that on and after  January 1st our places of business will  close at 9 o'clock every night except Saturday and the day preceding a public holiday. ���   ���  Sunday hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2:30 to 4:30  p. m., 0:30 to 8:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK & DRUG CO., Ltd.,  W. F. TEETZEL, & CO.,  J. II. VANSTONE.  OF  COUUSK    YOU    WANT    TlfK  TIIKN   GO   TO  UKBT-  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont lllock.   lie will suit vou.  Large stock of imported season's goods.  ^������iaaaaaaaa^aaaaia:********1'  NEWLING- & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street,, next door to Oddfellows' Hall  P. O. Box 033 NELSON, B.C.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER   BTRMET,   N_3BSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  iArge comfortable bedroom* aad first*  class dining room. Sample rooma for com-i  merclal mea. j  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  Bate of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Njadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelson that has remained under one management since 1880.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and  lighted by electricity.  The bar is always stocaea by the best  domestic and Imported liquors aad cigars,  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day,  house ln town. House and furniture new  and first class ln every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board 95 to |S pes  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  The Bast $1 per Day House in Nelson,:  None but white help employed.  The bar the  boat. .    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBSWKBH AND BOITLXBfl 0#  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trader  BRB5WHRT  AT  NHH-SON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THB  MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THH  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  LIQUORS AND  CIGARS. .��� Ttiii  I  ri  el;  lit  I-1'  la  IK?  I)  i  18* * |  **M  i'w  ��� i  !  !  11  <'f\  j  !  '���' i  i'l  TfiMJAY MOMlisffi, JAOTAJiY U, im  4*  V-  Hi  *  *  im  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ft  ft  ft  ill  Hi  Hi  *  Hi  \ti  Hi  Hi  *  \ii  Hi  3  Hi  Hi  Hi-  *** *** ****** ***  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE ABE OFFERINC AT VERY LOW PRICES.  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Dressing Cases  Gents' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Oases.  dents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Hair Brushes of all kinds  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  ���**���*���** *** ���*** ************ *** ***************************  I  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  *  fiAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  5 a. in.  Daily.  CROW'S NKST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Moyie,  Cranbrook, Marysville, Fort  Steele, Klko, Fernie, Michel,  Hlairmore, Frank, Macleod.  Luthbrldgc, Winnipeg, and  all Bantem points.  1 p. in.  Daily.  "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.  6:40 p. m.  Daily  6:10 p. in,  Daily  8 a, m.  8 a. in.  COLUMMA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Revelstoke, and all points east  and west on C.P.It. main lino.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascado, Grand  Forks, Phosnix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  AKKIVK  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  --v-..,-->:���-<; :_^  Has but One Ambition  NEW YORK, January 13.���Richard Croker, in an interview with an Associated  Press representative, said among other  things: "I have not decided upon my future plans and do not know just when I  will sail for England. 1 am going to trv  and win the Derby���that has always been  one of the great ambitions of my life.  1 have two entries in this year's Derby and  live in next year's, lt will be run about  June 1st. I shall continue to breed horses  and hope for a derby winner."  NOTIOE OP MEETING.  tifc~-- ���--���__-���_-*  There will bo a meeting of the Independent Labor Party in Miners' Union hall on  Wednesday evening at S p. m. All members  aro requested to attend, as there is important business to come before the meeting.  J. H. MATHESON, President.  Nelson, January 13th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  LEAVE  10 a. m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILWY  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily excopt Sunday)   .  AKRIVE  3:10 p. m.  LEAVE  i p. ni.  i p. ni.  KOOTENAY   LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Half our, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on tho  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)  ARRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a.m  TO THE ELECTORS OP NELSON:  At tha request of a number of my friends,  I have consented to become a candidate for  mayor at tho next municipal election.  JOHN A. KIRKPATRICK.  Nelson, B. C, January 2nd, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  JLIMIT-EID-  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretory.  Have just iec-lved 3,000,0 feet of logs from Idaho, and we are prepared to cut the largest Dm  of timber of any dimensions or lengths. Estimate- given at any time. The largest stock ot sash  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay. ��� ;  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDSt   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREET8.    ;,  LEAVE  Depot  9:10 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  DaUy,  LEAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6:00 p. m.  DaUy  NELSON & FORT  SHEP  PARD  RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Wanota,  Northport, Kossland, ColviUe  and Spokano.  Making through connections  at Spokane to the south,  cast and west.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo aud aU Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Depot.  0:45 p.m.  Mount'in  5:59 p. in.  DaUy  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. ni.  Nelson  10:30 a.iu.  DaUy  WE MUST REALIZE  On our  large   stock  and  to  do  we  intend   making   this   month  BARGAIN MONTH  From January 6th to January 31st we will allow  20 PER CENT DISCOUNT  on all cash purchases  Leather Couches, $60.oo, cash price...$48.00  Leather Chairs, $50.00,  cash  price....  40.00  Sideboard, $60.00,  cash price  48.00  " $55.00,  cash  price   44.00  " $40.00, cash  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.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooash  Flooring  looal and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all Unda  ~ WHAT TOX7 WANT IB HOT lit BTOOK  WE WILL XAKJC IT FOB TOU  CALL AND OSri FBIOBS  J. A. Sayward  HALL A1CD L*K_ 8TB--T-. IfKTAOIf  OFFICE AND POCKET  DIARIES  FOR  1902  Canada Drug & Book Go.  I  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE OO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  D9aler, ln Tea and Coffee  ���*********************.***.  We are offering at lowest prices tbe best  grades o   Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Our Boat-, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound %  48  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds..... 1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 1 pounds  100  Special B'_nd Coffee, 6 pounds  I 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  means of meeting the growing requirements of the city for powsr.  The second is to see that close and  careful collections of rates, taxes, and  licenses payable to the city are made,  so.that the obligations of ihe city may  be met promptly without making overdrafts on the bank.  Third. Efficient service from all the  employees of the city, high and low, and  the getting of full value for every dollar spent -in purchasing supplies.  Fourth. The expensive road-making  plant purchased by the city in 1900  should- not be allowed . to stand  idle and rust, and I believe that  if the revenues of the city are closely  collected there .would be money available to keep the plant running constantly in macadamizing and improving  such streets as Ward, Vernon, Hall,  and Front. It is useless to promise men  fair wages and keep them in idleness.  If elected mayor I will do my best to  give them both fair wages and work.  Fifth. Nelson's future growth depends on the location nere of manufacturing industries, and, in my opinion,  it is the duty of the council to take the  initiative in making known Nelson's advantages in that respect.  Work will bring prosperity, and prosperity tends to make people both  cheerful and happy, even if they do  differ sometimes on political questions.  Respectfully,  JOHN A. KIRKPATRICK.  Nelson, January 11th, 1902.  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 mo.    Yours respectfully;  FRANK FLETCHER.  January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  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 thorn efficient and up-  to-date. JOHN A. IRVING.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  I have consented to stand as a candidate  for alderman ln the East Ward, and I am  thoroughly in accord with the party that  favors municipal ownership of public utilities. CHRIS MORRISON.  .Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  m  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  ��_  ���!S'^'^'VS'S'^ia'^'a'^'i'S'S'8,a'&'la'��'*��'->'*-'->'A'-''->'->-**'-'-*--'^  H. BYERS & CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  4��-  -Sfc  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay-  Sheet Iron  . T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  �����-  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  * NELSON, B. C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B. C.  SANDON, B. C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  v ��� ^- *���� ��� *��. ��� *ff- ^ ��� ^. ^ *^i *^. *c�� 5T- ^ ��?��� ^ "ST. "ff. 5T- "ST- "sT** *C- ��^���^"^?P'^^a^^^��^^5^^^_:s?:^t;?5^8S'.S^���  Why not ?  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 ELECTORS IN THE WEST WARD:  Ladies and Gentlemen: We beg u> solicit  your vote and influence In our behalf as  aldermen in "the West Ward at the f.]>-  proaching election. We claim nlieglar.ro  with no party or faction in tho contest, but  if elected will serve you faithfully and justly 111 all matters affecting the interests of  the city. We are in favor of civic ownership of public utilities and will advocate  the control of all franchises which by right  belong to the city   (Captain) D. C. McMORRTS.  '     T. J. SCANLAN,  Nelson, January 8th, 1902."  ,   ig'g'g'frS'g-fr^'g'g'jg-g'g'g'g'g'tg'g  {t'g'g'g'g'gS'S'B'T'CX'TTT'-'T'T"���.���..��������� ���  I      // not  to  (ft Are you one of the fortunate ones that have attended our Great n\  Oft Bargain Sale of Shoes ?    If not, why not ?     The greatest snaps in h\  (^ Boots and Shoes, Felt Goods, Gum Boots, Arctics, etc., that has ever n\  i|j been known in Nelson.  A CALL WILL CONVINCE YOU.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  NO TROUBLE TO SHOW GOODS.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  Royal Shoe Store  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop.  THOS. LILLIE, Manager  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^���y% ���__'____>���_->���__��� ^������a*a*a,&,a*Ja*a*:a'3S'*:&'a*a*&,a'a-"a,a'j&'^,a'.*s'a,a-.a--a-'a'g-^r'a->-->n-^t ���*-���*/  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.  When at Erie, B. C, stop at the Mersey  hotel.  Mrs.  M.  Collins,  proprietress.  JThe big schooner of beer or half-and'-  half, 10 cents. ~Always~fresh"and"coolrieiubi  Hotel. E. J. Curran.  RALLY!  The  Friends and  Supporters of  JOHN A. KIRKPATRICK  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.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At the request of several I have consented to offer myself for election as alderman  for the West Ward and respectfully ask all  those who think the interests of the city  will be served by my election to vote for  me. JOHN ELLIOT.  Nelson, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT,  and  ADDRESS.  LIMITED  JC W. C. BLOCK  NELSON  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  There are issues in the present civic  campaign that, in my opinion, should  be carefully considered by the electorate.  The first and most important is the  public utilities in whicn the city has invested very near $200,000. How they  can best be made and kept efficient, so  that their earnings will lessen the burdens of taxation, should be the chief  concern of the incoming council. If  elected mayor I will urge the council to secure the services of a recognized  expert on electricity and hydraulics to  report on the condition of the present  electric   lighting   plant  and   the   best  and  Candidate for  Mayor  JOHN A. IRVING  R. W. DREW  CHRIS. MORRISON  D. 0. McMORRIS  i  T. J. SCANLAN  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. ' W. G. GILLETT.  Nelson, B. C, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  HENRY G. JOLY DE LOTBIN1ERE.  CANADA.  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Edward VII., by the grace of God, of the  United  Kingdom  of  Great  Britain and  Ireland  and  of  the  British  Dominions  beyond the seas, King, defender of the  faith, etc., etc., etc.  To Our  Faithful  the Members elected  to  serve in. the Legislative Assemly of our  Province  of  British   Columbia,  at  Our  City of Victoria,��� Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  D. M. Eberts, Attorney General.  Whereas we are desirous and,resolved as  soon as may be, to meet Our people of Our  Province of British Columbia, and to have  their advice in Our Legislature:  Now, Know Ye, that for divers causes  and considerations, and taking into consideration the ease and convenience of our  loving subjects, We have thought tit, by  and with the advice of Our Executive  Council, to hereby convoke, and by these  presents ^njoin you, and each of you, that  on Thursday tlie twentieth day of February, one thousand nine hundred and two,  you meet Us in Our said Legislature or  Parliament of Our said Province, at Our  City of Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH OF  BUSINESS, to treat, do, act and conclude  upon those things which in Our Legislature of the Province of British Columbia,  by the Common Council of Our said Province may, by the favor of God, be ordained.  In   testimony   whereof,   we  have  caused  -Uie-0=Our-Letters-to^be-niadc-Patcnt-and^  the Great Seal of Our said Province to be  hereunto affixed:  Witness, the Honourable Sir Henri Gustavo Joly de Lotblniore, K.C.M.G., Lieutenant Governor of Our said Province of  British Columbia, at Our Government  House, in Our City of Victoria, in Our  said Province, this 9th day of January, in  the year of Our Lord one thousand nine  hundred and two, and in the llrst year of  Our Reljfn.  Br Command.  J.  D.  PRENTICE.  Acting Provincial Secretary.  laughtering    Sale  For the next thirty days I will give  a great slaughtering sale on all lines \w  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 slaughter 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  the 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  BISCUITS  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE WAFERS.  Also all kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh from the factory.  BLUE   RIBBON   TEA.  TO ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  Ladies and gentlemen, I beg to announce  myself a candidate ln the forthcoming  election of aldennon for tho East Ward  and respectfully solicit tho favor of your  vote and lnliuonco.  JOHN PATERSON.  Nelson, B. C, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  Candidates for Aldermen in the  Ea3t and West Wards  Will hold a Rally  in the  OPERA HOUSE  on  WEDNESDAY EVENING  January 15th.  At tho request of some of the ratepayers who, like myself, are very much Interested ln school matters, I have decided to  be a candidate for trustee at the coming  eloction. Your support respectfully solicited. J. F. WEIR.  Nelson, January 9th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  I beg toi offer myself as an alderman for  the East Ward, and respectfully ask your  vote and interest. W. J. WILSON.  Nelson, January 8th, 1902.  Houston Block  Nelson, B C.  J. A. IRVING & OO.  BEAL-ESTiTB  AND  ANNOUNCEMENT.  Every elector in the cily is invited to  be present to hear the views of these  gentlemen on civic issues that concern  all the people.  The chair will be taken by Dr. George  A. B. Hall at 8.30 o'clock.  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.  3. E. ANNABLE.  Nelson, January 8th, 1902.  FUNERAL NOTICE.  All members of Nelson Miners' Union  No. 90, W. F. of M., are requested to assemble at the Miners' Union hall at the  corner of .Baker and Stanley streets on  Tuesday, January 14th, at 1:30 o'clock in the  afternoon for the purpose of attending the  funeral of their deceased brother, Samuel  Hoekaday.  Tho funeral services will be held in the  Salvation Army barracks .at 2 o'clock..  Members of other unions and other  friends of the deceased are respectfully invited to attend.  JAMES WILKS,  Secretary.  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-governor in  Council has been pleased lo make the following appointments:  Sth January, 1902.  William Edwin Newcoinbe, oi Trout  Lake, Esquire, M.D., CM., to be resident  physician at the said place.  John M.  Holland,  of the City of Grand  Forks,  Esquire,   to be a  notary  public .In  and for the province of British Columbia,  9th .January, 1902.  Frederick- Fraser, of the City of Revelstoke, Esquire, to be���  Stipendiary magistrate,  Government Agent,  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and  Works,  Collector of Revenue Tax,  ���  District Registrar of Births, Deaths and  Marriages, and Registrar under the "Marriage Act,*' for the Revelstoke Division of  West Kootenay,  Gold Commissioner for the Revelstoke,  Ulecillewaet, Lardeau and Trout Lake  Mining Divisions,  Clerk of the Peace for the County of  Kootenay,  District Registrar of the Revelstoke registry of the Supreme Court, and  Collector of Votes for the Revelstoke riding of the West Kootenay District, vice  Mr. W. J. Goepel.  INSURANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us ov  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  833 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE  GOAL  FOR  DOMESTIC  OR  STEAM  USE  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 driver3��to allow no credit on and after  January 1st, 1902. Hoping you will recognize the justness of the change, we remain,  >our obedient servants,  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY.  Nelson, December 17th, 1901.  General Agency, Telepbone 265.  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER   STREET,  NELSON.  Teucphonk 115  ORDER YOUR  Tki.ki'Iionk 35  COAL  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  NOTICE  TAX NOTIOE.  Notice   is   hereby given,   in   accordance  with the statutes, that provincial revenue  tax,   and   all   assessed   taxes   and  income  tax, assessed and levied under the Assessment  Act  and  amendments,  are  now  due  and  payable   for  the  year  1902.   All   taxes  due and collectable for the Nelson Assessment District are now due and payable at  my office, situate at the court house, Ward  street,   Nelson.    This   notice,   in   terms   of  law, is equivalent to a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  HARRY WRIGHT,  Assessor and Collector,  Nelson Postoffice.  Dated at Nelson, 13tli January, 1902.  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades and Labor Council of the City of  Nelson have declared all Hotels, Restaurants  and Saloons employing Chincso in or around the  premises unfair to organized labor.  Tlio following do not employ Chincso in such  capacity: _  VICTORIA HOTEL  CLARKE HOTKL  TKEMONT HOTEL  MADDEN HOTEL  SHERBROOKlfl HOTEL  GRAVD CENTRAL HOTEL  LAKE VIEW HOTKL  ROSSLANll HOTEL  GRAND HOTEL  KLONDYKE HOTEL  JOHN SPEAR  MANHATTAN SALOON  BODEGA SALOON  GLUE POT SALOON  CLUB HOTEL  IMPERIAL RESTAURANT  KOOTENAY HOTEL  IMPERIAL SALOON  ANTHRACITE r\ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Oflice: Baker Street,  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Teaming and Transfer Work of  all kinds.  Agenta for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil Company. Washington Brick, Lime &  Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents and brokers.  AU coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.    OFFICE 184. BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   147.  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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