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Array ItcUum  ESABLISHED  1892  SATURDAY  MORNING,  JANUARY  18,   1902  DAILY EDITION  MUST HAVE FUEL  FEDERAL  CABINET  MUST  FACE THE ISSUE.  MININO  AND SMELTING INDUSTRY IS DEPENDENT UPON  CROW S NEST COAL.  ���   VICTORIA,   January   17.���The   daily  Province of Vancouver, the leading Liberal paper   of   British   Columbia, publishes a long- special from its correspondent at Fort Steele today, in the course  of which it says:   "As every one knows,  East   Kootenay   contains   some  of the  richest silver-lead deposits on this con  tinent, perhaps in the world.   The task  of developing these properties has been  beset with many difficulties. Labor troubles at one time tied up the district, but  peace now reigns and tnough wages are  high, it is thought more economical to  pay big wages than to precipitate fresh  strikes.   The price  of  lead  ore in  the  United States is so much greater than  the price in eastern Canada, China, or  the United Kingdom, and that market  is so much nearer the base of operations  here, that with free trade between Canada and the United States every pound  of lead produced in the Kootenays would  go across the line and yield a far higher  profit to the mine owner than he can  possibly get today  in those lower and  more   distant   markets.    Unfortunately  congress has levied a duty of 1 1-2 cents  per pound on lead in ore, with a duty of  2,1-8 cents per pound on pig lead. Thus  our product is virtually excluded from  its nearest and best place of sale, a state  of things  which  reduces  the  value of  every silver lead mine in the country,  as compared with what its value would  be if it were on the American side, at  least,to the extent of $10 per ton of ore.  Under   the    Dingley    tariff,    American  smelters are at liberty to smelt Canadian  ores in bond, on condition that they export 90.per cent of the resulting lead.  For some time past, however, the smelting trust  in the United  States  has refused to buy Canadian ore, simply because it is unable to control the output  of lead in the   United   States   and   has  more on its hands than it can get rid of  without bringing about a reduction of  price, namely $3.50 per .100 pounds, which  it pays for the product of American ores.  Our Canadian ores have therefore to be  smelted at Nelson and Trail, or at Everett,  Washington,  and  San Francisco,  these two American smelters being the  only ones within reach that have not  been absorbed   by   the  smelting  trust.  Hitherto, for this reason, the smelting  charge, or as it is called, the cost of  freight and treatment paid by the Kootenay mine owners, has been somewhat  high, but was   reduced   the   other   day  from $19 to $15 per ton.   This reduction  has been forced by the fall in the value  of silver and lead, which amounts_all  round to no less than $20 per ton of ore.  The freight and treatment charge could  be still further reduced if we had cheaper coal and coke.   The cost of coal and  coke represents 25 or 30 per cent of the  ^whole=cost=of-smelting-!ead-ores,-and-aU  least 50 per cent of the cost of smelting  the gold copper ores of the Boundary  country.   The entire fuel supply of the  Kootenays comes from the Crow's Nest.  The Crow's Nest Coal Company, organized  by certain persons in Toronto, is  the pioneer of the industry and has had  to spend a great deal of money in experimenting and obtaining a knowledge of  the peculiar local coditions. On this account the Kootenay   mine  owners   are  quite willing to pay it enough to yield  a fair return upon the capital invested.  But the present price of $2 per ton for  coal and $4 for coke on the cars at Fernie is without doubt too high,    ln any  event it is essential that the Crow's Nesl  Coal Company should cease to have a  monopoly of the fuel supply of southeastern British Columbia.   There is no  hostility to the, existing company.    It  deserves and is given credit for the enterprise it has displayed.   But the time  has come now that we have entered upon  a period of depression, to terminate its  monopoly   and   introduce   competition.  The situation is aggravated by the fact  that James J. Hill has come into possession of a large interest in the Crow's  Nest Coal Company.    There is no coal  or coke so good as this on the American  side of the line at any point within convenient distance of the American smelters.    Mr. Hill is building a line from  Kalispel,   on   the   Great   Northern,   to  Fernie, which will be completed in July.  He will then, it is said, secure the controlling 'interest  in   the   Crow's    Nest  Coal Company. He "would scarcely spend  the money to build a road to Fernie unless he was sure of becoming master of  the mines.   With this road finished, he  will   at   once begin to   feed American  smelters   with   coal   and coke, and, of  course will be in a position to "hold up"  the  Canadian  smelters, and, in   truth,  drive the smelting industry of British  Columbia into the United States.  This but adds to tho necessity of establishing competition with the Crow's  Nest Coal Company and of establishing  it at once. It has taken that company  three years of hard work to ship a  thousand tons of coal daily. A rival  company would require at least, six  months or more to open its mines,, get  its machinery in working order, and be  ready to compete on anything like an  equal footing with Mr. Hill and his Kalispel road.   It so happens that there are  Wreck of a Steamer.  LUDINGTON, Michigan, January 17.  ���Tho Pere Marquette Railway Company  steamer No. 3 struck the bar at the  mouth of the harbor early today while  attempting to enter, in a high southwest  gale, and was scuttled in nine feet of  water. The nine passengers and the  crew of thirty were taken off the wrecked craft by a life saving crew with their  breeches buoy apparatus. The No. 3 lies  150 feet from the end of the north pier  and 20 feet from the shore with the  waters dashing over her decks. She is  already a mass of ice. The accident occurred before daylight. Passengers and  crew were rudely awakened by the succession of shocks as the steamer pounded on the bar. Singnals of distress were  immediately blown and the life saving  crew quickly responded. Running their  mortar out on the pier, the life savers  shot a line to the wreck. Over this line  nine passengers, four of whom were  women, and the crew of thirty were  safely taken in on the breeches buoy in  two hours. Great, waves broke over  them and all were drenched by the icy  waters.         Cruel Treatment Denied  LONDON, January 17.���A blue book,  which was issued this morning on the  subject of concentration camps in South  Africa, contains further detailed explanations from lord Milner, the British high  commissioner, and lord Kitchener, as to  the causes of the excessive death rate  in the camps, and refutations of the  charges of cruelty. Lord Kitchener emphatically denies commandant Schlak-  burger's charges of forcible removal and  exposure of pregnant women, and other  only  four available places  for  mining  in the Crow's Nest.    At two of these,  Michel and Coal Creek, the existing company has started mines and it will soon  begin to mine at a third point north of  Morrissey creek.    The only  remaining  point lies on the south side of Morrissey creek and is embraced in the area  reserved by tho Dominion government  for the purpose of "homing a club" over  Messrs. Hill Jaffray and Cox.    Though  they profess to deny it, these gentlemen  naturally enough, wish to get possession  of the deposit south of Morrissey, which  would give them absolute control of all  the Crow's Nest coal measures.    They  could not very well ask 'Mr. Sifton to  convey the land south of Morrissey_tO  themselves, that is, the Crow's Nest Coal  Company, so they are trying to induce  him to convey it to aii allied company,  masquerading under another name. Failing in this, they   will   insist   that Mr.  Sifton shall not lease the the land south  of Morrissey at all, but lock it up and  keep it out of the market in order to  shut off competition with themselves. As  may be imagined, the   Kootenay   mine  owners do not relish this prospect.   The  coal deposits at the Crow's Nest are perhaps the sole factor in lead mining, in  which   we have  a   distinct   advantage  over the Americans,   lt is our one ewe  lamb, and to see it carried off by Mr.  Hil 1 in   the   interest   of the   American  smelters, is more than Canadian human  nature could endure.   No one supposes,  however, that Mr. Sifton will allow him  self to be jockeyed into consummating  the Hill monopoly in mat fashion.   The  Canadian Pacific railway, whose Crow's  Nest line traverses the coal measures,  is not at liberty to mine, being debarred  from doing so by an agreement made  four years ago   with   the   Crow's   Nest  Coal Company, when   no one   had any  idea that Mr. Hill would ever appear  upon the scene.. It is obvious, however,  that    the    only    effectual 0 competition  against Mr.  Hill  that  could  be  established would be a competition carried  on by a rival   coal   company   on   such  friendly terms with the C. P. R. that the  two together would leave nothing undone to cut prices   and   give   Canadian  smelters a good article of coal and coke.  As it is, the Canadian smelters declare  with one   voice, that  the   Crow's   Nest.  Coal Company is shipping its best coal  and coke to the United States via Leth-  bridge and  supplying them  with  infer  ior stuff at anexorbitant figure.  Happily, the subject is not mixed up  with party politics. Mr. Jaffray is president of the Toronto Globe, and Mr. Cox  a Liberal senator, but they are not the  whole Liberal party, with the cabinet  thrown in. As already said, no one h_s  the slightest desire to injure them or  their company. All tuat the Kootenay  mine owners ask, and it is a reasonable  request, is that honest competition shall  be set on foot so that Mr. Hill shall not  have it in his power to discriminate  against Canadian, and in favor of American smelters and also that the present high price of fuel may be reduced,  now that we are obliged to curtail outlays of all sorts because of the heavy  fall in the value of silver and lead. No  doubt Mr. Sifton will do what is right  and do it at once. It is essential that  the new coal company, who ever may  compose .it, should start development  work without delay, in order that it may  begin shipping to Canadian smelters as  soon as Mr. Hill's road is finished, otherwise the process of wrecking Canadian  smelters or discriminating against therii  may be carried so far as to leave the  situation far beyond the hope of recovery.  Last session the Dominion parliament  voted a bonus of $100,000 a year for the  establishment of a lead refinery in British Columbia. At present, our lead bul-  lioiv^has-to^be^sent-for-refining-to-San^  Francisco. The proprietors of the Trail  smelter have begun the erection of a refinery there which will cost $50,000. The  plant will be added to as the production  of lead increases. Mine owners will, it  is said, get the full benefit of the bounty  of $5 per ton, which will be of great assistance to the industry. But it would  be a manifest contradiction for the government to pay this bounty for refining  with one hand if with the other it was  helping James J. Hill to throttle mining  and smelting in this province.  accusations of rough and cruel treatment and says: "I offered Botha to  leave the families and relatives of fighting burgers in undisturbed possession  of their farms if Botha would agree to  spare the farms of families of surrendered burgers. Botha emphatically refused,  saying: 'I am entitled to force every  man to join, and if they do not join, to  confiscate their property and leave their  families on the veldt.'" The blue book  gives its statistics for the month of December last when there were 177,017 inmates of the camps, and 2380 deaths, of  which number 1767 were children.  TEBBIBLE HAYOC  CROWD OF WORSHIPPERS  KILLED.  _!__  More Exiled Boers.  HAMILTON, Bermuda, January 17.���  The British transport Montrose, has arrived here from Capetown, with another  detachment of Boer prisoners.  PRINCE HENRY SAILS TODAY  For Fair Columbia  BERLIN, January 17.���The secretary  of the imperial admirality Von Tireptez,  and the chief of emperor William's personal military staff, general Von Plessen,  are to accompany prince Henry of Prussia on the latter's visit to the United  States. The other members of the  prince's suite, besides vice-admiral  baron Von Seckendorf and adjutants  Von Schwind and Von Egidy, whose  names have already been mentioned,  will be captain Von Trotha, the emperor's general aide-de-camp, captain Von  Mueller, commander Von Grumme, who  is also aide-de-camp of the emperor's,  and staff surgeon Reich. . His majesty  definitely made these selections after  conferences this morning. Admiral Von Sechendorf, in giving the correspondent of the Associated Press these  names said: "The emperor personally,  is making all the arrangements that can  be made on this side. The details as to  how prince Henry shall spend his time  in the United States are left to secretary  Hay and Dr. Von Holleben, but our general idea of the dates is this:  "We arrive on the Kron Prinz Wilhelm, February 22nd, at New York, and  not at Hampton Roads as first reported.  Prince Henry will go an board the Hohenzollern and will stay there till the  launching of the emperor's new yacht,  which, we think, will probably be February 24th.. We go to Washington to see  the president, and, perhaps, stay there  several days. Then we make the most  of the next few days in seeing other  cities, returning to New York for two  more days before we sail for home on  the Deutschland on, March 8th. This  general design, as you see, fills about  four weeks, one week in going each way>  and a fortnight in the United States, it  was suggested to admiral Von Seckendorf that two weeks was not enough for  the prince to see much of America, and  that he ought to spend a longer time in  the United States and go west and south,  to which the admiral replied it would  be difficult for his royal highness to  spend a much longer time there though  the Deutschland sailing can be delayed  a day or two if it seems desirable. An  invitation from Chicago is mentioned, I  see, but I am unable to say whether it  will be accepted. That will be left to  your people."  Regret was expressed at the fact that  the emperor could not visit the United  States. "He would like to go," said admiral Von Seckendorf, "but we cannot  spare him for so long a journey now."  The admiral was asked if it was possible  that the emperor might visit the United  -States^at^some-future^time.���^It-would-  please him greatly," answered Von Seckendorf," it is not an impossibility."  BERLIN, January 17.���The Lokal An-  zieger today prints the following: "Emperor William has commissioned prince  Henry to meet the prominent New York  yachtsmen and invite them to participate in the Kiel regattas, beginning June  2'th. Prince Henry will also ask the  president to permit the United States  Mediterranean squadron to be present  at Kiel during the regatta week, so that  American seamen may participate in the  barge races. Prince Henry bears a valuable present from emperor Willian for  Miss Roosevelt.  WASHINGTON, January 17.���William  W. Downey, a member of the firm building emperor William's yacht, called at  the White House today. It was decided  that the launching shall occur at 10:30  a. m. on February 25th.-  Trial of Dr. Krauz Continued.  LONDON, January 17.���The trial of  Dr. Krauz, the former governor of  Johannesburg, on the charge of inciting  Cornelius Broecksman, the public prosecutor of Johannesburg (who was executed by the British authorities in South  Africa) to murder John Douglas Foster,  an English lawyer, who was on the staff  of lord Roberts, opened at the Old Bailey today. If the prisoner and his  friends were suspected of a design to explode dynamite in the court the precautions against the admission of unauthorized persons could not, have been more  stringent. Everyone was closely scrutinized and compelled to produce a card  of admission. The prisoner pleaded not  guilty. *  Premiers to Visit Canada.  TORONTO, January 17.���The executive of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association has decided to ask the government to ask the premiers of Australia  and New Zealand to return from the  king's coronation by way of Canada and  discuss trade questions.  EARTHQUAKE IN MEXICO KILLS  THREE HUNDRED PEOPLE,  DESTROYS PROPERTY.  ot the republic, the duration generally being 55 seconds. No Information hus been  received regarding- the reported killing of  G00 people ut Chllpanlcigo. Beyond a few  cracks in buildings no damage was done  to the city of Mexico.  Want to Become Acquainted  TORONTO, January 17.���Tho executive  of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association yesterday Instructed the secretary to  write sir Wilfrid Laurler, suggesting that  Hon. E. Barton, premier of Australia, and  R. G. Seddon, premier of New Zealand, be  invited to visit Canada.  coming to Canada to their hatred of the  British Hag which llouts over the Dominion,  lie Is hopeful, however, that this will bo  overcome ay.j the presence of sir Wilfrid  Laurler at the banquet recently tendered  to Mr. Redmond at Ottawa.  Six Tame Rounds to a Draw.  PHILADELPHIA, January 17.���Lew  Ryall and Young Kelly, both of this  city fought six tame rounds to a draw  tonight. ,  MEXICO CITY, January 17,-One of the  most   terrible   catastrophes   ever   recorded  in tho state of Guerroro is reported haye  occurred late yesterday afternoon when an  extremely violent earthquake, which was  felt at Chllpaningo, caused a great loss of  life   and   injuring   many   persons.   Details  from the stricken district are very meager,  but scattering reports received here indicate probably 300 persons were killed and  as many more Injured. It is known that the  state capital,    the   parish    church,   many  business   houses and   residences   are   in  ruins and there is niuch suffering as a result of the awful seismic disturbance. One  of the edifices that suffered most was the  federal telegraph office, which explains the  scarcity of news that'has reached this city.  The   telegraph   lines   and  apparatus   were  badly damaged, but the employees, all of  whom were Injured,  quickly proceeded  to  erect an improvised telegraph offlce on the  outskirts of the city. The number of deaths  were  greater  ln  the  parish   than  in  any  single place, as the crowd of worshippers  were gathered there for tne afternoon service. The solid masonry wall toppled down  on  the' worshippers.   The war department  has ordered the troops in the neighborhood  to co-operate In the work of��� rescue. "Until  this work is completed it will be impossible  to learn the number of victims. It Is believed that this Is the most destructive seismic phenomena that has occurred in Mexico. The greater part of the people of Chil-  paniclngo are now camping out under trees  around, the town, which is five days' journey from the national hospital. Tho earthquake shocks were felt in many other cities  and towns. In Mexico. City the earthquake  took place at.5:17 yesterday afternoon and  was of such violence as to shake the most  substantial  buildings.  The flrst movement  was very sharp. It was folowed by an easier  oscillating  movement  north  northeast  to  south  southwest.  The duration was 55  seconds. The damage in the city was only  slight. Reports received here tonight state  the shock was very severe at Chilapa. No  casualties are so far reported from there.  In.durance the Chilpanclngo. was less prolonged than ttiat  of Mexico  City,   having  lasted 50 seconds against 55 seconds at the  capital.    The   earthquake   was   also very  heavy at Iguadida, in the state of Guerroro.  destroying   the  parish   church,   and  many  buildings  in  the city    and    neighborhood.  Among the latter was a sugar mill of general Prisbi, an' American. The mill had just  been completed and fitted up with American machinery at a cost of $200,000. The property loss is immense throughout the state.  Progress of Marysville Smeter.  The payroll of the Sullivan Mining Company for the employes on its new smeller  plant at Marysville, East Kootenay, for  this month' reach id about $7000. The men  aro paid on the 10th day of the month, and  bills for supplies are| paid on the lSth.'i 1Ai  number of photographs from Maiysviile  have been tak :n, showing views of the i-ew  town and tho progress made on tbe smelting plant. Last October the only building on  the site was an oil log hotel, but the photograph taken the latter part of December  shows a number of well constructed business buildings ln -which is represented  pearly eveiy branch of trade, including  a real estate off.je and a newspaper. The  town has also a waterworks system and a  volunteer fire department. The photograph  of i he smelter building shows that it is  nearly completed, and a commodious office  building has b-sen finished and is ready for  occupancy. Close,to the smelter Is a saw-  niill, which has a daily capacity of 15;000  feet of lumber per day. This plant has  been ln operation for 3o?ne time and is cutting all the lumber and timbers that are  being used in the construction of the new  works. Superintendent J. S. Austin is now  In Denver, Colorado, purchasing machinery  for the plant. It Is expected that he will return from thera next week. Work on the  smelter is being rushed and the officials  here say that they will te ready to "blow  in by the 1st of June. The tailroad spur has  been completed to the smelter and several  carloads of lime and brick have dcoii do-  ;ivered to be used in the construction oft.he  roasters, the foundation stone for winch  has already been completed. The frame is  up for the power house and It will be com-  nloted In a short time.  Victoria's New Aldermen  VICTORIA, January 17.��� The result of  the voting for aldermen here was as follows: North ward���McCandless, Graham,  Kinsman; south ward���Cameron, Vincent,  Barnard; center ward���Worthington, Williams, Yates. School trustees���Drury, Mrs.  Janklns, Matson, Boggs.  THE GOAT WAS TOO FRISKY  , A Spokane Man Injured.  SALT LAKE, Utah, January 17.���A  special to the Tribune from Spokane,  Washington, says: Lying guarded in  a lodge building of the Order of Washington, is an unknown candidate for initiation who was severely hurt during  the ceremonies last night. He is watched by fellow members who refuse to give  his name and are using all efforts to  prevent it becoming public. Part of the  initatory ceremony is blindfolding the  victim and drawing him around the room  at top speed in a little cart. The inia-  tion crew were unable to control the  wagon and the. helpless victim was  dumped over against the great high altar  in the room. His side was crushed in  and he was paifully hurt. Members  of the lodge have kept him under treatment in the lodge room. The Order of  Washington is a new fratenal insurance  organization. It has some women members and news of the accident is said to  have leaked out through them.  Dobell's Successor  QUEBEC, January 17.���The death of Hon.  R. R. Dobeli has given rise to a number of  interesting rumors. The young Liberal element here is a unit in urging the claims of  Mr. Carroll, M.P. for Kamaouraska,, as  Mr. Dobell's successor as minister without  a portfolio. It is anticipated the govcrn-  ment will lose no time in issuing writs for  the election of a successor and a number  of friends of Hon. Mr. Fitzpatrick are urging him to resign the representation of Quebec county to run for Quebec West. Many  are urging the candidacy of Mr. William  Power,.now en- route.to England, and. it is  said the solicitor general will be glad to  see him elected if he can secure the support of the Liberal convention. It is believed J. G. Hearn, M.L.A., could easily  carry the seat, but he declines to leave his  business interests to. go to Ottawa. Other  likely candidates mentioned are Harold  Kennedy and AVilliam Prire, either of  whom,- it is said in well informed circles  the government would be willing to appoint  to the cabinet without a. portfolio to represent the interests of the commercial community, interests.  Convicted of Manslaughter.  TORONTO, January 17.���H. Badgley was  found guilty of manslaughter this mornlr.g  fcr having, five years ago, inflicted a blow  on Charles Murray In a street row which  had a fatal result. Badgley then Jl-��d to the  United States, returning only last full to  Brampton, whcr_ he was arrested and  brousht here for trial.  SHARKET-MAHER  Stanley Cup Team Won.  WINNIPEG, January 17.���The senior Victorias defeated Ihe Winnipegs five to nothing last evening in a scheduled game !n  the Manitoba senior hockey _eries. The  Victorias played their Stanley cup team.  BOER LEADERS CONFERRING  PROMOTERS OF THE FIGHT  UNDER ARREST-  puoilists WERE GREETED WITH  HISSES AND THE FIGHT WAS  ABANDONED.  To Light Vancouver and Westminster.  VANCOUVER, January 17.���[Special to  Tho Tribune.]���General manager Buntzen,  of the British Columbia Electric Railway  Company, has just returned from California after an examination of the principal  electric plants. along the coast. He says  all engineers agree with the feasibility of  the Coquitlam power scheme and work will  begin immediately so that next winter  power will be supplied from Coquitlam lake.  A tunnel thirteen thousand feet long will  also immediately be started between Coquitlam and Lake Beautiful. The plant is  designed to supply both Vancouver and  New Westminster.  Flags are at half mast and court adjourned today out of respect to the late  chief justice McColl.  Complaint has been made to the Esquimau,  authorities that a large number of Japan-  ese have been cutting_shingle holts oft the^  naval reserve on the north arm. Tlie provincial timber officials decline to interfere.  With the British Government  LONDON, January 17.���Router's Telegraph Company has received the following  dispatch from Amsterdam: "According to  trustworthy information Dr. Kuypen, the  Dutch premier, recently Intimated to the  Boor delegates the desirability, in view of  lord Rosebery; speech at Chesterfield, of  .their giving some intimation to the British government of the basis upon which  they would entertain peace negotiations.  Dr. Kuyper pointed out the improbability  of any of the great powers intervening in  South Africa in tho near future and suggested that he be allowed, informally, to  sound his friends ln London in the hop- of  a semi-official response. The Dutch premier  accordingly met Mr. Fischer, the leader of  tho Boer delegates and others at Brussels,  where a, olng conference was held, after  which Dr. Kuyper proceeded to London.  Tho result of his visit, if any has been attained, is. not known. It is understood that  Dr. Kuyper distinctly assured tho Boers  that Holland, under no circumstances  would act as an intermediary. Dr. Leyds,  the representative in Europe of the Transvaal, Is expected shortly at The Hague.'  Greenwood Local News  GREENWOOD, January 17.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���H. G. Mytton, formerly  manager of the Bank of British Columbia  at Rossland, but more recently occupying  a similar official capacity In the Canadian  Bank of Commerce of that city, has been  appointed manager of the Greenwood  branch. He is expected assume his new  duties immediately. H. R. Davidson, who  has been acting manager here succeeding  J. W. H. Smythe, will return to the Vancouver office of the bank.  F. Anderson yesterday completed Installing an eight light electrlct plant at thp  Snowshoe mine, Greenwood camp, which  is taking only eight days to put in.  The work, of_Jnstalling the large hoisting  engine recently received at the Sunset mine  is proceeding rapidly.  The Greenwood and Phoenix hocke;-  teams had a match at Phoenix last evening, the score being four to two in favor  of Phoenix. At the close the visitors were  hospitably entertained.   . Phoenix Shipments  PHOENIX, January 17.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���Owing to the fact that the Granby smelter has been closed down for the  last six days to connect up the two new  furnaces, the ore shipments from Hit  Boundary so far this year have been very  light. Tho tonnage for January to date is  a.s follows:  Granby mines  0,21",  Mother Lode    0,110  AVinnipeg           8  '�� ���    Total 12,4:J7  During the same period the Granby smelter treated 0035 tons of ore and the Mother  Lode smelter CS70 tons.  Government Control of Cables.  AVASHINGTON, January 17.���Government  control of the projected Pacific <'able was  advocated before the house committee on  commerce today by general Greely, head  of the United States signal service, who  raid that an American cable to the Philippines would do much to Americanize the  islands. Ho gave instances of current news  appearing in the Philippines via foreign  cables presenting tho affairs of Germany  and other countries but not mentioning the  most important developments in the United  States. Vice-president Clark of the Western Union Telegraph Company -aid that  ihe plan presented by the Commercial "Company contemplated exclusive arrangements  with lines In the far east, and would debar  ihe public and the government from tho  advantages of competition. Calling attention to the prospective. development of  trade in the Orient, he emphasized the disadvantage which would result to American  commerce if control were granted to tho  Pacific cable. It would place the far eastern  lines of tho cable systems entirely under  forelcn control.  -   A  New Island,  HONOLULU, January 17.���via San Francisco.���The British sloop of war Condor,  leng overdue from Victoria, has not yet  ai rived at this port. A formation that is  called a new Island has been observed lately  between Koko Head and Diamond Head,  on the southern coast of this Island. IC  is at the head of Ntu stream where detritus has washed into the sea unill the deposits have piled up to the surface. Tides  running between separate the formation from tho land, but palm trees and  orhers washed down by the floods are taking root and a small isle is forming.  Earthquake in Texas.  LAREDO, Texas, January 17.���A telegram  fiom tho City of Mexico says a telegram  has reached that city announcing that the  city of CMlpanielgo In the .state of Guerrero, suffered severely from yesterday's  earthquake shock and ihat six hundred persons were killed. The shock of the earthquake was felt in many cities and towns  Grand Forks Lady Escapes the Police  GRAND FORKS, January 17.���[Special to  The Tribune.] ��� Mrs. Anna Hamer, alius  'he Blue Goose, who was to have been sentenced ln the police court today on the  charge of procuring, has Jumped her hall  and early this morning drove to Republic,  Washington, accompanied by two companions. Tlie trio, on reaching Republic, were  arrested for evading the smallpox quarantine maintained at the boundary line by  the state authorities, it Is probable that  they may be deported. If this Is done Mrs.  Hamer may yet receive punishment for inducing Mrs. Sim Galloway of Spokane to  como to Canada in order to lead sin Immoral life. Mrs. Hamer lied from her house  while Joseph Taylor, special constable, was  on guard Indoors. Taylor was arrested today for neglect of duly. Ills explanation  was that he had fallen asleep. He was commuted  for  trial.  Cecil Rhodes Turns Butcher.  LONDON, January 17.���It was learned by  a representative of the Associated Pre.?s  today that Cecil Rhodes has secured contracts amounting to several millions pounds  sterling for supplying South Africa, especially tbe British troops In that part of th::  vorld, with fresh meat, which will bo taken  to South Africa in- refrigerator vessels  from the British colonies and elsewhere.  Mr. Rhodes' friends admit that one of his  motives for so doing emanates from long  standing differences which have existed between himself and the head of one of the  South Afrfican cold itoragc concerns which  at present practically controls the fresh  meat  trade of  South Africa.  C. P. R. Extending Their Service.  VANCOUVER, January 17.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���F. W. Fetors has received a  letter from G. M. Bosworth, the general  traffic manager of the C. P. R., advising  him that the Canadian government lias no  objection to the proposed call at Suva of  the Canadian Australian liners, and authorizing the completion of arrangements to  that end. Bo i -.���"'.. who expect-- large  f-iigar cargoes fro n l-'Iji, also suggested  that tho Canadian officials figure out an  arrangement for at least one or tuo boats  making a call at Auckland or Dunedin,  New Zealand.  Expects Irish Immigration.  MONTREAL, January 17.���C. R: Devlin,  former member of tho house of commons  tor Wright County, ond now Dominion government Immigration agent for Ireland, is  in tho city. Iii fin interview he expressed  himself as an ardent follower of John Redmond, the Irish Nationalist leader, and  snys England oppresses the Irish because  they ar_ Roman Catholics. He attributes  tho  reason  for so  few  Irish  immigrants  Victim of the Walla Walla Disaster.  SAN FRANCISCO, January 17.-The body  of one of the cabin passengers of the lost  steamer Walla AValla was removed from  th sea on Wednesday morning by the  steamer Newburg. It was found supported  by a life preserver off the rnou-.h of the  Kalamath river, 55 miles from where. the  Walla Walla was wrecked. It has "been  "brought-toHlils-'clty-and-identilied-as-thiU^  of Jnm;s Gallagher, who represented a St.  Lcuis advertising firm.  The purser's check, which was found In  the pockets, called for a first class passage  to Tiwoma and entitled the possessor to  birth Ii, room 1, Freight cheek No. tllll. issued by the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, a. bunch of keys, a purse containing  J..S.7ij and several cards, on which were written addresses of people In this city, were  also found on the bodv. He was a man fully  >lx feet tall, weighing about ISO pounds,  smooth shaven wLh brown hnir, The first  hrger of the left hand was missing.  Colonel Lynch to be Arrested  LONDON, January 17.���In the house of  commons today A. J. Balfour, government  louder, said that tho German ambassador  bad not asked for assurances In regard lo  the reference by Von Buelow to I ho utterances of Mr. Cliambe'-inln ai Edinburgh.  Ijord Lansdowne, In an oilicial conversation  s.'iid It bail been appointed out to the German ambassador that Mr. Chamberlain  puulo no charges of barbarity against tin-  German army. Mr. Balfour said colonel  Lynch, M.P. for Galway. would be ar.resto.i  Immediately after landing on  British soil  To Encourage Thrift,  OTTAWA, January 17.���At the annual  meeting of the Associated Charities today  a deputation was appointed to wait upon  tho postmaster general to urge the adoption of a new scheme to encourage saving  among the people. The plan proposed Is to  Issue cards containing twenty squares,  when these are filled with 5 cent samps  the card to be accepted at any postofllce  savings bank as a deposit of $1.  Has a Bone in His Throat.  OTTAWA, January 17.���Fred Mullins. the  eight year old son of James Mullins of Os-  goeds, has a turkey bone two inches long  fast In his br.inL'hal tubes. Owing to the  peculiar struc'.ui-.' of the bone, whlcn is  hollow, "no suffers no inconvenience. Local  physicians have been unable to remove the  bone, so the boy will be brought here to  have  th3  bone  removed.  Confession of Murder After 20 Tears  ELKHART, January 17.���James Mather,  formerly a well known business man here,  has confessed to the murder of Peter Olson  near M-.isk-;gon, Michigan, twenty years  ago. Th* murder was the result of a quarrel. Mather is a patient at the hospital in  Logansport. He declare-! he was driven mad  by the memory of the crime.  Ohrien Knocks Out Gibbs.  OAKLAND, California, January 17.���Jack  O'Brien of New York was given the decision over "Young" Glbbs of Cleveland at  the end of the 15th round last night, lt was  O'Brien's fight all the way through.  " PHILADELPHIA, January 17. ��� Tom  Sharkey and Peter Maher, who were her-*  aided to fight six rounds before the Industrial Athletic Club for the champion ship,  of Ireland, were stopped' by referee Roecap  in the middle of the third round of ono  of the poorest exhibitions ever given In this  city. The ,men were arrested early In the  evening and bound over in $5000 bail to keep  the peace, and this damped their vigor  and reduced the steam of their blows.  There was not a blow struck which would  have rocked a cradle. When the bout had  progressed for about two and a half rounds  amid incessant yells of "take them off,"  referee Roecap stepped to the side of the  ring and said that he had been asked to  refree a contest. "This is not a contest," ho  concluded, and the men took their corners  and the contest was over. Both Sharkey  and the president of the club attempted  to address the angry crowd, but neither  were permitted to speak. The spectators  were worked to such a pitch that they  broke chairs and benches in/their desire to  get even. It was little satisfaction for the  4000 spectators who had paid from $2 to $5  for seats.  : PHILADELPHIA, January 17. ��� Tom  Sharkey and Peter Maher, the pugilists,  and James McFarland, an official of the  Industrial Athletic Club, under the auspices of which organization the Sharkey-  Maher fight took place tonight, were arrested late this afternoon on warrants  charging them with conspiracy to commit  a breach of the peace. They were held in  $5000 bonds to keep the peace and appear  in court tomorrow morning. Bail was furnished. The warrants were sworn out by  J. D. Barnitz, a citizen who represents the  law and order society of this city. More  than a dozen witnesses were subpoenaed,  most of them sporting writers on Philadelphia and New Yorks papers. About halC  a dozen of the witnesses were examined  and the magistrate considered that sufficient evidence had been elicited to warrant  him in holding the prisoners. The men  ���promised that there would be no knock out, '*  no violence and no Infraction of the state  laws regarding prize fighting and that they,  , would.' engage - only", in ,a sparring : contest.  This promise was accepted by the police  magistrate and the bail was fixed at $500  for the three men. He said If they' lived  up to the promise they will be discharged  on their appearance in court tomorrow,  morning.  At the commencement there was a tiresome wait of 40 minutes. The fighters insisted on seeing their money before entering tho ring and It was 11:40 when Sharkey;  made his appearance. He was followed a.'  moment later by Maher. Both men wero  greeted with tremendous applause. Seated  close to the ring were champion James J.  Jeffries and former champion Robert Fitzsimmons. Little time was wasted In formalities, the men quickly donned the gloves)  and at 1.1:45 the fight began.  In Sharkey's corner were Dave Sullivan,  Jim Buckley and Al F. King, while Tim  Callahan, p'eter Lowery and Mike Campbell were behind Maher  Round 1.���The men sparred for a few  seconds, Sharkey being the first to lead,  Maher rushed to a clinch. They merely tapped each other. There was loud cries oC  "take 'em off," and many of the spectators,  started to leave the building. There was  not a blow In tho first round hard enough,  to jar the teeth of a featherweight. "When  the men took their corners there was hisses:  and cries.  Round 2.���After fiddling for a few moments Maher led a light left on Sharkey's  stomach. Sharkey slapped Maher over tho  face with the open glove and the two mere  wrestled over tho ring. Sharkey led his left  and Maher ducked Into a left uppercut.  Tho men-con tin ued-their-glovo-tapping-an<J =-_  tlie crowd hissed. Sharkey landed a light  left nnd Maher countered with a good stiff  right over the heart. Sharkey landed his  open glove on Maher's face, but the blow  was not hard enough to snake Pete's head.  The men were dancing about the ring when  the gong sounded.  Ron ml .1.���Sharkey led for tho wind but  fell short and Peter slapped him on tho  face. Peter landed a light loft on Sharkey's  ribs and received a gentle tap on tho back  of tlie neck as ho ducked. Maher led for tho  head and the men clinched and wrestled.  Sharkev tapped Maher on the head and got  a light blow on the stomach In return. In  tho middle of the round referee Roecan  walked to Ihe side of the rtnjr and said:  "Gentlemen. I was asked to referee a  contest. This Is no contest." The men took  to thoir corners nnd Sharkey attempted to  make n. speech, but the crowd became so  boisterous that his words were lost among  (ho cat-calls and hisses. The contest was.  then adjourned.  A Twenty Round Eout  BALTIMORE, January 17.���Georgo Dixon*  and Joe Llpman fought twenty rounds to  a draw before the Eureka Athletic Club;  here tonight. Llpman, who Is a Baltimore  boy, had about twenty pounds the advantage of the veteran in weight, but Georgo  made it up in reach and science and tho  fight proved a very even one from start to  finish. Dixon did most of the leading and  landed oftener than the Baltomorian, but  the latter came up strong and knocked the  ex-champlon all over the ring in one o��  the fiercest rallies ever seen In this city.  The decision rendered by referee Manta  seemed a thoroughly popular one.  Protest Against American Capitalists  ST. THOMAS, Danish West Indies, January 17.���The following cablegram sent by a,  large number of persons lias been sent to  Dr. J. H. Deuntzcr, Danish minister of foreign affairs: "St. Croix, Danish West Indies.���The planters, burghers and property,  holders of this Island urgently protest  against the opinion of the American capitalists being considered an adequate expression of the views and interests of this  island., and petition your influence to keepi  St. Croix in the possession of Denmark on  tho sure assumption that Denmark can  find the means to make the cultivation oC  sugar, now In a most critical position, re*  munerative to the Island."  Important Discovery  NEW YORK, January 17.���An important  discovery in magnetic Iron ore has beer*  discovered in Canada, sixty miles northt'  of the Atakokan range. The land has been  secured by Duluth and Minneapolis men.  A. R. McFarlane of Duluth, is prominent In  the transaction, which takes over a. tract;  of over 4000 ucres. Tho discovery was mado  on the shores of the lake. Outcrops have  been traced for a distance of seven miles.  It is of especial Interest that In tills casfl  tho magnetic Iron carries no tintariumt ^^���.������sTjz-zniZrvr  I  THE  NELSON TRIBUNE: SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 18, 1902.  fl"  m  ��  m  if-  in  1!  VI  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iNCORl'ORATUn 1G70  HUDSON'S BAY  co_rvi_P--^isr",5r  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  TflE HUDSON'S BAYCOItPffl  BAEER STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  3S&S.��*-5.&��--**-* ^**��2��?��3  ��tte Wxibxxnz  ��� * ������'   ���" ���  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Daily by mail, one month  $   50  Daily by mail, three months  125  Daily by mail, six months   2 50  Daily by mall, one year   5 00  Semi-weekly by mall,  three months ..    50  Semi-weekly by mail, six months  1 00  Semi-weekly by mail, one year  2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display advertisements run regularly  per inch per month $4 00  If run less than a month, per inch per  insertion        25  Classified Ads and Legal Notices, per  word for flrst insertion        1  "For each additional insertion, per  word            %  "Wholesale and Business Directory  Ads (classified) per line per month.    50  Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per   month        25  Address all letters���  Tin* TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION,  Ltd.  John Houston, Manager.      .   Nelson, B. C.  ���H-  *  *  -V  ���l��  .1.  +  ���I-  *  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER,  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered by  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for the current  week.  ���H��M"I"M"H-M-  Jt���Jtm  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ,*  T,.T.  There are many inequalities in the  present Municipal Elections Act. One of  the most glaring is the qualifications for  voters. As the Act is construed, any  person who holds a license and does business in one ward can vote in that ward  and can qualify as a householder and  vote in another ward. The same is true  if. the person who owns property in one  ward; he can vote in that ward as an  assessed owner, and in another ward as  a license holder or as a householder.   A  ' man who is unable or unwilling to own  property in his own name has his wife  ��� assessed as the property owner, and he  votes as a householder. The present  voters' list Of Nelson contains the names  -^cL^TS-Persons^wjio^h^d^he rightto cast  votes for aldermen in both wards. In  other words, these 78 persons had a dual  vote for members of the city council;  and after all is said the aldermen really  govern the city, the mayor having only  one vote, and on all questions decided  by votes, the decision of the majority  governs. At the election on Thursday,  70 out of the 78 persons who had dual  votes exercised their rights. Of these,  22 are known to have supported John  A. Kirkpatriek for mayor, and no doubt  thoy voted for candidates for aldermen  who supported Mr. Kirkpatriek.' The  remaining 48 are known to have supported Frank Fletcher lor mayor, and  they no doubt supported the Fletcher  candidates for aldermen. Nelson is divided into two wards, which are not  evenly divided either in assessed valuation of property or in voting strength.  Judging from the results of past elections, twenty to thirty votes elect the  aldermen in each ward. Take the vote  of last Thursday as an example of how  this dual voting affects the general result. Mr. Kirkpatriek polled 199 votes  in the East ward as against 170 for Mr.  Fletcher. Mr. Kirkpatrick's aldermanic  candidates therefore could not expect a  larger vote than was polled for the head  of the ticket, but along comes the dual  voters. As stated above, 22 of these  voted for Kirkpatriek and 48 for  Fletcher, which means that the Fletcher  candidates for aldermen in the East  ward had 21�� votes to come to their assistance. These 2G added to the vote  cast for Mr. Fletcher brought the  Fletcher aldermanic vote up to 196, or  within three votes of the total polled for  Mr. Kirkpatriek. W. J. Wilson, who was  n candidate for alderman in the East  ward on the Fletcher ticket polled 189  votes, or seven less than the vote for  Fletcher plus the dual voters who are  known to have voted for Fletcher. The  Kirkpatriek candidates for aldermen in  tho East ward were strong men, and  With tbe exception of Mr. Wilson, the  Fletcher candidates were lacking in elements of strength. Had the two tickets  been equally strong in the East ward,  the 26 dual voters might possibly have elected one or two of the  Fletcher candidates for aldermen, notwithstanding the fact that Mr. Kirkpatriek carried the ward by a majority of  29 votes. Few of these dual voters are  large property owners, and many of  them do not own a dollar's worth of  real estate. Men who have large property and business interests, like John  J. Malone, Al Tregillus, W. F. Teetzel,  Jacob- Dover, Hamilton Byers, John  Biomberg, James A. Gilker, Percy Crid-  dle, Edward Ferguson, R. J. Hamilton,  A. H. Buchanan, J. A. Irving, John  Johnson, Chris Morrison, Robert McGregor, Thomas M. Ward, John Paterson, Robert Reisterer, J. R. F. Rowley,  William R. Seatle, H. J. Scott, Alfred  Bunker, Alexander Dow, John Hamilton, Grange V. Holt, C. W. Busk, .lame-  Lawrence, A. L. McKillop, David McKay, D. C. McMorris, E. E. Phair, J.  Roderick Robertson, and Joe Sturgeon,  have but one vote for aldermen.  The ward system should be abolished,  and there should be but one qualification for the voter. The qualification, in  the opinion of The Tribune, should be  a declaration that the. person making it  is a British subject, 21 years old, and  has resided in the municipality during  the year in which the declaration is  made, and that he has paid all taxes,  rates, and licenses for which he is liable  to the municipality (except such taxes  and. rates as become a charge on real  property if not paid when due), the declaration to be made at any time between  the first and the last days of December  in each year, and to be made before either  the city clerk or the police magistrate.  The mayor should hot have anything to  do with revising the list. A court of  revision, if held, should be before a  county court judge or police magistrate,  officials in no way dependent for their  offices on the result of a civic election.  One man one vote, and the same quali-  Incl^i-i-^-or^all^voterar"^"^ ���=  The election of Thursday has taught  people . a lesson. In order to have a  voice in the government of the city, it  is very necessary to be on the voters'  list.    The Miner, which is tho' newspaper  organ of the Crow's Nest Coal Company  and of E. V. Bodwell of Victoria, declares that the defeat of John A. Kirkpatriek means the end of John Houston's  political career. For the information  of the Miner, it may be stated that John  Houston is not losing any sleep over  either his past or his future political  career.  The Fletcher crowd are already beginning to "butter" two of tlie aldermen  elected in opposition to their ticket.  They are now called "reasonable" men.  This is not what they were called before they were elected. Before the result of the election was known they were  called "Houston's puppets.': The majority of the present council were elected because they are reasonable and sensible and honorable men, and they can  be depended on to discharge their official duties with reason and sense* and  honor. In doing this, they may, and no  doubt will, at times differ from the  mayor and his two supporters in the  council. But government in city councils, as in legislative bodies, is carried  on by the majority, and if mayor  Fletcher finds himself in a minority on  important civic questions, the chances  are the majority will be in the right in  exercising their rights.  All city officials are elected by ballot,  and none can be called elected without  having received a clear majority of the  votes cast. City officials need not be  friends of the mayor, no more than  friends of individual members of the  council; but the mayor has the power  to suspend any official at any time and  give his reasons to the council for so  DELICATE  TINTS  The newest "thing"  in correspondence  papers is  DIMITT  This paper is unlike any other. Linen  like in appearance, yet not rough;  neither is its surface smooth. It has a  delightful writing surface, on which any  pen may be used. It is made in all the  popular shapes and sizes with envelopes to match. Dimity paper can be obtained in the most delicate tints as well  as white.  MORLEY & LAING  BAKER STKKttT. NKLSON. B. C.  Showrooms Mason & Rifeh Piano?.  doing, the council is then to decide  whether the suspension was for good  reasons. If they believe the reasons  are good ones, the act of the mayor is  approved; if they believe the reasons  are not good, the suspended official is  reinstated.  A Telegram  ROSSLAND, January 17.���To John  Houston, Nelson: Did you hear anything drop in Nelson and Rossland today. (Signed.) A. S. Goodeve, L. A.  Campbell, A. Deschamps, and John S.  Clute.  These four men are not so. well acquainted with John Houston as to justify them in sending him a message of  either congratulation or condolence.  But John Houston is a good-natured  politician, and he will admit he did hear  something drop on Thursday. He heard  that the men who work with their hands  and their brains, and not with their  mouths, made a clean sweep at Slocan  City and at Kaslo; elected seven out  of twelve of their candidates at Nelson,  and polled 393 votes for an almost unknown man for mayor at Rossland as  against 455 for one of the signers of the  above telegram. Yes; something did  drop on Thursday. The something that  dropped that was heard sounded the  death-knell to class and grafter government in every city in British Columbia.  Men���and we mean men in the best  sense in which the word is used���now  know that if they are to be governed  wisely and well thoy must see to it that  they have a vote, and that their vote  will have an equal strength with that of  any other voter.  Some Interesting Figures  OTTAWA, January 17.���A return prepared by the Dominion statistican from  the United States census returns shows  that there were' 1,181,778 Canadians in  that  country in  1900.  In 1890 there were 980,938.  The increase from 1880 to 1890 was  203,781, and from 1890 to 1900 was 200,-  840. The increase between 1880 and 1890  was? 30.8 per cent, and between 1890 and  1900 it was 20.5 per cent.  Of the 1,181,778 persons who have  transferred themselves from the Canadian side of the line to the United States  786,581 were English-speaking Canadians, and 395,197 were - French-speaking.  In the last ten years the increase of  Englisb-speaking Canadians in the  United States was 16 per cent, and of  French-speaking Canadians 30 per cent.  The attraction for Canadians has been  largely in the border centers. From 1885  to 1890 about 12,000 Canadians left Canada every year to take up their residence  in Massachusetts alone.  In every state and territory of the  United States English-speaking Canadians outnumber the French-speaking  Canadians except in Conneticut, New  i,HampshiM,^WK^JsJand,^.nd Vermont.  The Dominion staOs-icaii^-ipresses1  the opinion that the general movement  of Canadians to the United States is on  the decrease.  The Bolters Convention  There was one little surprise in store  for the opposition members of the legislature who attended the" convention in  New Westminster this afternoon.  It was that Thomas Kidd and John  Oliver, who have been accounted recently by the opposition members as unfriendly to the government, declined to  attend the caucus and have practically  announced themselves in favor of'the  government. Their decision is stated to  be based more immediately upon the  published statement oi the premier this  week, in which his policy was fully outlined.  This afternoon when the convention  opened at New Westminster there were  only ten members present. From the  upper country there came W. C. Munro,  of Chilliwack; Dennis Murphy of Ashcroft; Tom Taylor, of Revelstoke; F. J.  Fulton, qf Kamloops. From Vancouver  there went R. G. Tatlow and James F.  Garden, and from Victoria came D. H.  Helmcken and A. ID. McPhillips. while  in New Westminster city there were  Thomas Gifford and Richard" McBride,  the latter of Dewdney.  John Oliver, of Delta, did not heed the  summons, and was not in the Royal  City. Mr. Kidd, of Richmond, was in  town, but declined to attend.  Letters agreeing with the calling of  the caucus were read from Smith Curtis  and J. P. Booth.���The Province.  Ninth Infantry Return From Pekin.  WASHINGTON, January 17���Orders  have been prepared at. the war departT  ment for the return to the United States  of the Ninth infantry, which played such  a gallant part in the seige of Pekin and-  has seen so much fighting in the Philippines.^ These troops will lie brought to  San Francisco as soon as the necessary  arrangements can be made, but it is  hardly likely the movement will begin  for several weeks.  Railwayman Killed at Revelstoke  REVELSTOKE, January 17.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���A man named Stevens, belonging to Golden, y/as knocked  to  to  to =  00.00 . 00 .00.00.00 . ^ .00 . 0* .00.00.00  ft  ft  to  to  to  I WE WILL CONTINUE OUR CLEARANCE SALE |  to  9\  DURING   THIS   WEEK  to  Special Low Prices on all  Dress G-oods, Silks, Underwear, Ready-to-Wear Suits,  a\   Skirts, etc.  fi\ A few Silk Blouses at cut  ;I; prices.  9\  <t\ ========  ft 86-BAKER  SV^*.  " ���8t*'*^. 00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00   00  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\  9\  9\  to  9}  to  STREET   to  9}  to  9\  1 9\  NELSON,   B. C.3  -��� __a- ^ __&���^ _.��____ ___ft-___^  **' 00- 00' 010' 0*' 00' M0' M0 .   f  down in the yard here while shunting  a Pullman this morning and had his leg  crushed. He died at Glacier, while on  the way to the Golden hospital.  City Government Organized  NORTHPORT, January 17.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The Socialist wing  the new city government succeeded in  securing the- attendance of councilman  Gust Nelson at a meeting whicli they  held last night. Their meeting was  called to order in front of the city hall,  which is kept locked against them by  the anti-Socialists. They then adjourned to the union hall in the basement of  judge Harckness' building, on Fourth  street, and there completed the organization of the. new city government and  elected Chris C. Anderson marshal and  John C. Harckness police judge for the  ensuing year. A red-hot contest is looked for between the anti-Socialists and  the new administration.  Dobeli Disobeyed His Doctor.  .TORONTO, January 17.���The Evening  Telegram's cable says: "It is stated the  physicians attending Dobeli had given  him strict orders to abstain from equestrian exercise and supposed the motor  car which frightened his horse excited  the rider, who was suffering from heart  disease and that he fell from his saddle.  His horse .did not fall.  To Attend the Coronation.  OTTAWA, January 17.���It is stated  that Hon. Messrs. Fielding and Mulock  may accompany premier Laurier in attending to coronation ceremonies in  London in June next. There will likely  be a military escort with the premier of  about 500 mouted men.  To Commemorate Victoria's Death,  TORONTO, January 17.���Great prep-  .arations_areJ-eing made here, by, florists  to supply violets to be worn on January  22nd,   the anniversary  of the  queen's  death.         .  Strathcona Again Indisposed. .  TORONTO, January 17.���Lord Strathcona who attended the funeral of Hon.  R. R. Dodell yesterday, caught cold and  is now slightly indisposed.  Fears for the Conder Groundless.  VICTORIA, January' 17.���Captain Fleet,  sonlorollleor on the Esquimau station, suggests that tho overdue; Comlor Is no doubt  snlling to Honolulu, having used up her  con) owing to tlio extra labor entailed on  her engines by the severe storm In which  sho would be caught on the night of the  Kril. 1-Ui.Vi'ny used lip ber coal and being  obliged to make sail,'her progress would be  slower, more especially as this season of  tho year llpi*o|u|u |sj i)<)t the scene of the  trade winds. Tb|s, ho thinks, will detain  the sloop of w.'ir long beyond the lime originally .scheduled for ber arrival in tbe  IJawfi'llan port lie points out that It is  rarely" ' that a British man-of-war is  swamped by a sea, no matter how heavy  tho storm. They sometimes founder, but  they are rarely swamped in the manner  mentioned. He is conlldent that when be  receives his mail it will be found that there  has been no ground for apprehension.  Morgan Invading Canada  TORONTO, January 17.���New York interests allied with capitalists in Chicago and  Boston have purchased a controlling interest in tho Soverel-*"!! Bank of Canada, now  being organized with a 'capital of $2,000,010.  New Yorkers who have stock in the now  bank are J. Pierpont Morgan, the Standard Trust Company and Wilson & Stevens, J. p. jVTorgxn & Company and the  Standard '_ru.st Company wljl act as agents.  Mr. Morgan's Hrm will also represent tho  bank in Londjn and Paris says a special  in the Chicago Chronicle. The head offices  of the new bank will bo in Toronto and tho  executive oilicers in Montreal, while n.  chain of branches will be established  throughout Canada.  Rockefeller Promises $200,000  POUGHKEEPSIE, New York, January 17.  ���ft was .announced in the chapel at Vi-ssar  college that John D. Rockefeller bad promised to double every gift made to the college before commencement day, 1902, to a  sum not exceeding $200,000. Besides lesser  gifts, Vassar already owes her recitation  hall and residence hall to the generosity of  Mr. Rockefeller.  To Identify the Wreck  VICTORIA. January 17.���The United  States ship Grant left this afternoon for  Iho west coast of Vancouver island to investigate  the reports of wreckage on  the  island and ascertain tho identity of  the upturned schooner which, when lasL  heard of, was battering against Cape  Beale.  Hohenzollern Sails Today  BERLIN, January 17.���Baron Von Riclit-  hoften, the minister of foreign affairs, will  give a dinner tomorrow to princa and princess Henry of Prussia and Mr. AVhite,  United States ambassador to Germany, and  Mrs. White, John B. Jackson, secretary of  tlie embassy, and Mrs. Jackson, and a mini-  tor of other distinguished persons in anticipation ot prince Henry's.-trip to tho  United Etates. The Hvbi'P.-Ollein is  scheduled to sail for tho United States tomorrow morning at it o clock. Everything  tn board of hor is in readiness for the trip.  The Martin Eumor Revived.  VICTORIA, January 17.���The candidature  of Joseph Martin, M.P.P., is announced as  an independent Liberal at the coming bye-  election.  t  ^EP OUR GOODS TO LOOK AT  Wt SELL AND RE-BUY  ��� You will find our stock  complete with the most  up-to-date  FURNITURE  CARPETS  HIGH-ARrPICTURES  LINOLEUMS  AT LOWEST  PRICES  Don't miss seeing our  fine line of Xmas goods.  Early buyers have first  choice.  o o:_\_r_p^:isrx~  OFFICEfBAKER STREET WEST, NELS0JN, B. C.  TELEPHONE f*0. 219,   P. 0. BOX 688.  MARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LIM.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  lanield fomkliiriii.  co_M:__?__^_.isr"^r  OFFICE:   BAKER STREET WEST, flElSOfi, B. C.  TELEPHONE NO. S19.   P. 0 BOX 688.  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 tho Assessment Act and  amendments,  are  now  duo  and  payable   for  the  year  1902.   All   taxes  duo and collectable for tho Nelson Assessment District are now due and payable at  my ollice, 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 AVRIGHT,  Assessor and Collector,  Nelson Postoflicc.  Dated at Nelson, 13th January, 1302.  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to  apply at tho next sitting of tho board of  llcensa commissioners for tho City of Nelson, to bo held after tho expiration of  thirty days from tho date hereof, for a  transfer o�� tho retail liquor lleenso now  held by mo for the "Grand Hotel," situate  on Vernon street in tho City of Nelson, on  tho east half of lot 4, block 2, sub-division  ot 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.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYBRS'J^PPLIES:_^   AV. F. TEETZEL & CO?���CORNER OF  Laker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers In assayers' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.  ^^^^BLECTRICALSUPPLIES.   KOOTENAY     ELECTRIC     SUi'l'L-     &  Construction   Company���Wholesale   dealers  In   telephones,  annunciators,   bells,  batter- I  ics, electric llxtures and appllancos. Houston Block, Nelson.  ____jmSH AND^SALTJWEATS.   P. BURNS & CO', BAKER STRI-KT,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln fresh und  cured moats. Cold storage.   QHOCglEg.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  itei.1, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN C HOLD ITCH & 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, mackinaws, and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  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 oi Calgary.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY,   _hJ__-_I�����_---   A. C. EWART, ARCHITECT���ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  deayage!           FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. AVilson, Phone 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store, AVard Street.  ^H5_-ITURB-  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  ���Yew postoffice building-, Vernon Street,  Nelson.  NOTICES OE MEETINGS.  ^^^FRAl^rJAI^TOIETIES^^ ^  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, it. K.; A. VV. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  lT-*LSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. &  A. M., moots second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. O. E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday ot  each month at Fraternity Hall. Georgo  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary ������  NI_l'.SON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  IS!, G. R. C���Meets third AVednesday. Sojourning companions invited: George Johnstone, 'A.; Thomas J. Sims, S. Ii).   '���        :i  MINERS' UNION, NO 9(5, W. 1<\ of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley Streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Vlsitingf  members welcome. J. R. McPherson, president; James AVilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.50, hammersmen $3.26, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 19G, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first 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 AVORKERS' UNION -.?  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on t'o'u'rtl)  Monday }n 'every month' atj.'30 'ti'clock !">.  m. B. Pape, president; A. AV. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WEli-  nesday evening of each week at '7 o'clock;.  In Miners' Union Hall. John Burns, sr.,  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST?  and third Fridays in each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS' AND "WAITERS' UNION, NO.  141, AV. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays in each month at  3:30 p. m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president; J.  P. Forrestell, secretary; H. M. Fortler, financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary.   P. O. Box 161. j THE NELSON TRIBUNE:  SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 18, 1902  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up���$12,000,000.00  BHST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       876.5S1.6_  tiord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Presldont  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  jD, s. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohos In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities In Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exohango and Cable  T i* f_n r{ q fs  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credlte,  available ln any part el the world.  Drafts Issuod, Collections Made, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.   THE BEAR'S  OWN  STORY  Without Moral or Point.  Alexander Tremblay, the famous  hunter and trapper ot* tlie Parry Sound  district relates the folloAviug bear tales:  Two years ago last, spring he was returning to his shanty after buying a  quantity of supplies. These he packed  and carried them on his shoulders in  tlie Indian fashion, with a supporting  strap around his brow, the bundle projecting high above his head. Walking  slowly along the main trail Avith his  head bent, his sense of smell warned  him of the presence of a bear. He looked up quickly, and saw a fair-sized  bruin of the black variety some twenty  paces in front of him. The bear regarded him Avith wondering gaze, apparently doubtful as to Avhether his  form, with the big pack looming boldly  above him, Avas really that of the man's,  or that of some new animal. Tremblay  on his part was mentally debating as to  the best course to pursue under the  circumstances. And so they halted for  Avhat seemed to the man to be "a leetle  cternitee." The bear was on its hind  feet, standing straight "1>, waved its  paws in an aimless fashion, and finally  drew one across its eyes, as though to  clear his vision. Then it dropped to all  fours and backed slowly to a little  stone-capped knoll on the side of the  road, sat down and waited. ��� Tremblay  concluded that, boldness in this case  was the better part of valor, and continued to walk, conscious that, bruin was  still trying to form an opinion as to  Avhat manner ol" animal this could be.  On passing the knoll Tremblay turned  and gave vent to a series of shouts.  Bruin's head was sharply raised, his  Avhole attitude betokened startled conviction and fear. "Scratch my fur, but  it's man after all," he seemed to be  saying to himself, as he plunged into  the thicket arid  disappeared. *  An amateur sportman during tlie  spring season spent a few weeks with  Tremblay and met Avith an adventure  which, while ending happily, and furnishing a hearty laugh, he has no wish  to repeat. He borroAved one of the  trapper's dugout canoes, and started off  on ono of the small lakes of the Parry  Sound district in search of game, his  Aveapon being an old, but hitherto reliable musket and a tomahawk. Fortune  Avas against him, and after unsuccessful  explorations of several points at which  he landed, he commenced his return  journey in the late afternoon. Within  a mile of the home shore he saAV what  he at first thought to be a piece of  clothing floating in the Avater. He paddled toAvards it. and his heart beat  fast with anticipation AVhen he discovered it 'to "be a-good-si-ed black' bear.  Bringing1 the'canoe alongside ^ruin*,. lie  i'eached o'utV placed the muzzle of the  musket against the ajumal's head and  pulled the trigger. But, alas, for visions of glory, bear steak and a good  hide, the weapon missed flee. Again he  "tviedrand-again^the-muskct-refusea-to.  act up to its reputation. Meanwhile  the bear, evidently tired of swimming,  had apparantly arrived at the qonchis-  ion that he would go to shore as  assistant crew of the dugout. Placing his paAvs on the dugout he proceeded to climb aboard, A dugout is ant  (o play queer tricks unless properly  handled, and the young sportsman, having no desire to take a hath at that  time, and realizing too. late the bear's  Intention, confined himself to preserving the equilibrium of his craft. If  necessity demanded it he determined  to fight With his tomuhaulc and take  the chances of a ducking. Bruin, however, had uo thought of war. He simply desired to get to land with as little  exertion as possible, and he squatted  down- at one end ot" the dugout, while  the sportsman, sitting as far away as  possible, paddled toward tho fihore. The  mail ��as< frightened and"Kept a" close  Watch' on 'the' animal. The bear sal  pprfectly quiet however and seemed to  be "filled with the melancholy thoughts  winch a brilliant;, sunlight followed by  f,he falling*-hadows of night are apt to  produce' in even the healthiest of. minds.  At last the 'dugout Avith its strangly  varied UYing freight struck land. The  man "jumped out quickly the bears  movements were more leisurely. On  reaching terra Anna it nodded its head  as though to convey a "Thank you old  chap," and Avalked slowly aAvay. Tremblay, Avho had been looking for his  young friend, was a spectator of the  close of the episode. At the young man s  request he made no attempt to slay the  animal, but the forme;', Ay.hqso nervous  sv-tphfwa-'yet'xths'ti'ui'ig by the.strange  encounter, could not give a corrected  story of the incident until he had rested  and partaken of the evening meal.  ' r��]*e sportsman referred to himseli  tells the following' story of which he  was an eye-witness, as illustrating one  of'tho'manv fine traits in Tremblay's  character. One year ago last spring the  old hunter set a trap on the main trail,  near to his shanty, at a point where  he believed bears were in the habit ot  ������rosriing. ''On the following morning,"  _ays the young man, "we found a sho  bear in the trap, quite dead. Lying  on her body Avas a cub Avith claw  wounds on its back. Another sat near  her head and his own head Was cut in  attempting an escape. They took no no-  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital.       -     -     ���     f��������'������  Reserve Fund,       ....  st>_,uuu,uuu  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New ���_"arh-   Ollice, 16   Exchange   Place.  aud 66 Branches in Canada and tho  Vnitod Statos.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three por cent.  GRANGE  V.  HOLT,  Manaptor Nelson Branch.  tice of us until we began to unloosen  the trap, Avhen both squeaked pitifully  and caressingly patter the dead body.  After removing the trap and before  skinning the dead animal Tremblay  took off his thick hunter's shirt, wrapped it carefully and tenderly around  the cubs and carried them to his shanty.  He Avashed their wounds, fed them some  bread, all the time remarking, "Pore  leetle fell'rs, pore leetle fell'rs." Then  he made a. bed for them near the fireplace. No one would have given kinder  care to a sick friend than he did to  thoso cubs, and from his conversation  and conduct I am convinced that he was  actuated solely by kind-heartedness,  and not by any thought of bringing  them up for future gain. They died  within two days, however, and Tremblay's soitoav Avas genuinely deep."  VANITY FAIR.  Bennet Burleigh, the noted English  war corespondent, reports a suggestive  conversation between a British officer  and a Boer field cornet, under the ilag  of truce. The former asked: "When do  you think the war Avill be over?" "Oh,"  replied the other, "AVhen you people are  able to catch a horse with an ox-Avagon;  not before."  Not long ago, AVhen Wu Ting-fang,  the Chinese minister, Avas showing the  portraits in the Corcoran Art Gallery,  his guide pointed out a portrait of the  late Li Hung Chang, "lt doesn't look  like him," said the minister. "It's only  a three-quarters vieAv," replied the  guide. "It doesn't look three-quarters  like him," returned Mr. Wu.  On one occasion, governor "Dick"  Oglesby went down to Joliet to inspect  the state prison, and in one of the cells  he found a very ugly man. "How did  you get in here?" asked Oglesby. "Abduction," Avas the reply; "1 tried to run  off Avith a girl, and they caught me."  "I'll pardon you as soon as I get back  to Springfield,' said the governor; "1  don't see how you could expect to get a  wife in any other Avay.."  A travelling man v/no drove across  the country to a little town in Western  Kansas the other day, met a farmer  hauling a wagon-load of Avater. "Where  do you get water?" he asked. "Up the  road about seven miles," the farmer  replied. "And you haul water seven  miles for your family and stock?"  "Yep." "Why, in the name of sense,  don't you dig a Avell?" asked the. traveller. "Because its just as far one way  as the other, stranger."  Captain Richard Phillips Lary, IJ. S.  N., who passed away a fortnight ago,  issued a number of proclamations  shortly after he was made first governor of Guam, which contributed materially to %he gayety of natipnss. Perhaps  his most famous order was on the subject of matrimony, upon which subject  the natives of Guam did not seem to  have very definite ideas. Captain Leary  reported that "the divorce court and  the hymeneal altar are popular resorts.  The.court_orders and the _merry_ wed  ding bells are constantly and harmoniously ringing out their decrees."  When he was plain professor Thompson, lord Kelvin invented a mirror gal-  anometer and siphon recorder, which  made submarine telegraphy commercially practicable. It is rolated that one  day when he was engaged on his deep-  sea sounding \vorlc, he was discovered  by a visitor experimenting Avith a long  coil of wire, "What is that for?" inquired the visitor, pointing to the wire.  "Making sounds," replied tho professor.  "Ah," said the guest, jocularly, "what  kind of note does it give oil"?" "The  deep C, of course," came tho answer,  like a shot, accompanied by the well-  known winkle in the professor's eye.  Not so many years ago, there Avas a  veteran teacher in the Boyd- High  School, vv'ho often ma'ile his classes  wince under the lash of his bitter sarcasm and ready wit. One day a little  half-starved, yellow cur strayed into  the school, anil tfio buys thought they  saw a cluince to express their feelings  toward ''Fussy," who AVas busy in another rooni- The frightened mongrel  was picked up, quickly fitted Avith a  pair of large Avire spectacles, and placed  on the teacher's chair. "Fussy*' entered  the room, walked to his desk, and then,  turning to them, pleasantly said: "In  my absence, I see you have hold a business meeting and elected one of your  number chairman."  General William Joyce ScAV.ell, who  passed away at $vmfj_:������,, N.'.)'., on December _7t.h,' was a generous friend and  an equally good hater, as Avas shown  by his treatment of colonel Scovel, \yho  had dared to dispute nis authority in  Camden politics. On. lime, when the  colonul thought he had smoothed  things over sufficiently to make it possible, he ventured to ask Scwell to send  him a pass to San Francisco. The pass  came by return of mail. "But, general,"  Scovel exclaimed, at an early morning  call at the West Jersey railway oflleo  the next day, "tlie pass is only to San  Francisco. There is no return coupon  Avith it." "Sir," the general rontral,  "I'm willing to send you to California,  but I'll be   if I'll help you to get  back ;igain."  An anecdote is told of one of tho  smaller South American republics which  IMPERIAL BANK  OIF    C-__-_-T-__-I_��----  Capital (paid up) - $2,500,000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,860,000  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories. Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND .Presldenti.  D. R. AV-LKIE General Manauer.  E. HAY Inspeotor.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking; business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  interest allowed. . _  Drafts sold, available in all part of Canada,  United States and Europe.  Special attention given to coll       ns.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  illustrates the methods Avhich are  adopted Avhen it comes to a question of  making Avar. The "navy" of the particular power referred to consists of a  single, old-fashioned, side-wheel steamer, armed Avith one gun. In time of  peace sho is engaged in hauling freight  up and doAvn the river which runs close  to the capital. At the outbreak of one  of the periodical wars, not so very long  ago, the president of the republic took  charge of the steamer and started up  stream on a recruiting expedition, leaving his senior general in charge of the  mlilitary preparations at the capital.  A couple of days later, the steamer returned, and some seventy miserable-  looking natives, each firmly bound Avith  a strong rope, were marched off and  turned over to the general, with a note  from the president, which read: Dear  General���I send you herewith seventy  volunteers. Please return ropes at  once."  #-'"' v.****-**** ~~~~ _^,^*_^^^-^^ ^.^ s_.  _-*��,  to  to  to  to  to  9\  to  9\  to  ^**********************************************************9*******^  31  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  8  ft  1890-HSTABIjISHED IN NPILSON-1002  Before stock taking this month a  REDUCTION  OF  10   PER   CENT  will be given on every dollar.  Bat 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  is guaranteed.   Both mail and express orders shall have our prompt attention.  Jacob Dover,  "The Jeweler."  r****************************^  to  9*  9\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  ^^^^-00  0^ -"' r "       w^^     J_^^     0^^    ^^^     0^^     r^^    w^r      ^^z-     ^^^     ^^^  An Edinburgh photographer was visited the other day by a man who want-  ed a unique picture taken. "You see,  it's like this," the stranger began. "I  had a girl that I loved, and we was .going to git married. She had her things  made up, and we was all ready, wlien  she Avas taken ill and died. Now, what  I want is a picture of me sit-in' on her  grave Aveepin'." The photographer was  touched at the homely story of grief,  and told him he could send a man Avith  him to the grave, and have the picture  taken as desired. "It's some distance,"  the stranger explained, "it's over in  Ireland. I expect it 'ud cost a lot to  send over your traps for Avhat I want."  The photographer said it Avould, whereupon his visitor added: "I thought that  mebbe you could rig up a grave here in  your shop, and I would weep on it, and  it Avould do just as well. It's no trouble  for me to weep anyAvhere."  Commenting on tbe gondola service  of Venice, William E. Curtis says:  "James Gordon Bennett, of the NeAV  York Herald, Avho spends a good deal of  time in Venice, has a white gondola  trimmed with gold, which he uses as a  ���runabout Avhen he comes here, and creates a great sensation because all. the  other gondolas are black. They look as  if they were draped in mounring, the  bodies being painted a dull black and the  upholstering being black broadcloth,  such as is used in coffins. This has been  the rule since the fifteenth century, and  was adopted in order that the citizens  might escape the surveillance of the  spies of the government, because one  black gondola cannot be detected from  another. Many of the private gondolas  are handsomely upholstered, and the  costumes of the gondoliers are picturesque. They handle tne awkward-look-  ing boats with Ayonde*-ful" skill with a  single oar, which, they use standing.  They seldom lift it out of the water, and  do not pull, but push, 'feathering' to return the blade. The movement looks  very easy and simple to those who have  uot tried it, but the person who has  once attempted to navigate a gondola  will not be apt to try it a second time.  The accuracy with Avhich a gondolier  can guide a boat Avithout a rudder is  "marveloliis^for'they^pa-S^through^the  crowded canals in an almost miraculous  manner, Avithout disturbing the passengers or colliding Avith other boats, and  are able to stop suddenly when going at  a considerable speed. You hire a gondola in Venice just as you do a cab in  any other city, the tariff being fixed by  law. It costs twenty cents for a single  trip for two passengers, and thirty cents  for three or four passengers. By the  hour you pay twenty cents, and one dollar and twenty cents for the Avhole day  for one person, and one-half more for  every additional person."  ir iilutc at tljo White House. When An-  trow Jackson''cam'"*.' to. Uyo. In tlie preal-  lont'M house its"Mf-piily ol silver must have  no scant. Kir-'In is-';* be wrote to the minister " filenlpoten'tifi'ry :U Paris  to  "purchase  Almost all oC the presidents have made  distinctive uil.liiions to the store <i.C china  or pluto  at  tljo   White  House,   When  An  Ore  den  ho  oi'i()ii'slVYnVito'u7rnod-_tly furnish the table  of tlie chief executive of this young republic." The purchase was not "modest;' In  fact for Uvu day, it was really regal, but  it :������> ciiaiiced that Just hl that time a Hus-  siim nobleman who had met with reverses  was obliged to part with his family plate,  und had brought it to Paris to sell. Tho  American minister heard of this, and upon  c_a.mina.tion bought the entire lot. It contained soup tureons, tea, coffee and chocolate auts, plates f.nd platters, besides  spoons and Knives and forks of all d-wnc  tions, covering in short three hundred and  thirty-eight pieces. Seme of this silver Is  still In use at the AA'hito House, and, with  much that has been added, is kept in tho  wicden. leather-bound trunks inscribed  "M. le Baron de Tuyll," in which it was originally brought over. Almost a,}\ or the  plate of th.2 executive n^oyi^i^U is engraved  "Prcsid'crt-*- l-touse." and part of it, wiOi  most '6- the out glass, bears the coat of  arms of tho United States. The linen is  marked with the embroidered letters "U  S." There are a few pieces: af the Polly  Madison set of china loft, and more th/in  a hundred pluees ot red-bordered, schiclcl-  bearliiH- china which Lincoln ordered.  Yhere are three hundred and sixty-two  pieces of the hand-painted china which Mrs.  Hayes took such pride in selecting, and  the Harriscn and Cleveland sets are still  practically intact; but even with all th.se  I here are scarcely enough dishes to servo;  tho different courses at tho great state  dinners.  Much clamor and confusion has been done  nwnv with at the Metropolitan opera house  In Now York by the installation of an illuminated carriage call system, whicli sig-  rals to waiting coachmen a half mile distant. The proper numbers are dashed from  a conspicuous place commanding the  si retches of pavement where the carriages,  cabs and automobiles fcunerly crowded  and .lammed the cros.-.ing.s after opera  hours. Operators stationed at tho entrance  .���ire given numbered checks, and, without  the aid of the -nan with tho fog-horn voice,  calling one's vehicle now is only a matter  of switching a series of- levers, arranged  somewhat like a typewriter board. The figures from 0 to 9 can be shown in the three  largo apertures, so.that cai-riage calls may  be numbered up in the hundreds and  changed every few seconds. The principle  of the device is something similar to the  shifting advertising legends written in col-  oi ed incandescent lights. This innovation  does away with all shouting for carriages,  and gives the coachman no excuse for delay or confusion, as lhey are able to read  their numbers against the sky a half dozen  blocks away.  Poultney Bigelow says ho has sampled  a large number of hotels in his time--even  in Greece���but for barefaced dishonesty in  making bills, the English landlord takes  flrst place. "After charging twice what lnr-  meals and rooms are worth, he takes on a  further charge for service, another tor  lights, another for bath, another for fire.  In short, my experience of country inns in  England���and I can speak with some authority���is that I pay as much a day at a  shabbv little country inn in "England  where" the food Is poor and ill cooued, tlio  attendance inferior, and the bods poor, as  I would at a good hotel ln Springfield, Massachusetts, or the very dest In f"wif7crUnd  or Germany. Indeed, it must have struck  tho average American that the inco sparable Baedeker hardly ever finds it possible  to recommend an English hotel."  Twenty-two Persons Drowned.  LONDON, January 16.���The Copenhagen correspondent of the Daily Mail  says that the Norwegian bark Arab  Steed, captain Pederson, which left London December 9th, for Christinia, has  sunk in the North sea, and that 22 persons Avere drowned.  Kitchener Will Build Bail ways  LONDON, January IC���It is announced  here that lord Kitchener has been authorized to expend ��S35,000 for the exten.-ion of  railroads in South Africa, lord Kitchener  having arrived at the conclusion that this  course would materially .aid in the subjugation of the Boers.  Mason Appointed President.  TORONTO, January 1G.���J. Herbert Mason has been appointed managing director  of the Canada Permanent and Western  Canadian Mortgage Corporation.  Danish Consul-General Appointed.  MONTREAL, January M.���Hermann I-I.  "Wolff has been appointed Danish consul-  Iieneral at Montreal.  Quebec Legislature Meets.  QUEBEC, January IC���The Quebec legislature is summoned to meet on February  13th.   A STEATGHTIOEWAED PLATIOEM.  AVe believe In giving every person one  dollar's worth for every one hundred cents.  We believe the price should be marked on  each article in plain figures.  AVe believe in charging for each article  the price marked.  ^AVo^b-lieve^in^selling^goods-to^children^  at the same price we sell their parents.  A\re believe in exchanging unsuitable or  unsatisfactory purchases for other goods.  AVo believe in representing goods to be  just what thoy are.  AAre believe we can give you just as good  satisfaction and just as good value as any  other jeweler.  If you will favor us with a share of your  patronage we will use our best endeavors  to deserve your confidence.  In our repairing department we guarantee all our work and agree to repair free of  charge any work which pro.yos unsatisfactory.  If Brown said so It's right.  January Wlh, 1903:.  PROVINCIAL SECRETAU-'S OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council has been pleased to mako tho following appointment:  Frank \V. Hardy of Ymir, Esquiro, to  perform, the duties of a deputy mining recorder, at Ymir, for the Nelson mining division, during tho absence upon leave of  Mr. A. B. Buckworth, 3.P. ^^^  NOTICE.  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In the matter, of the Winding Up Act,  Chapter. 12a ot the revised statutes of  Canada and amending acts, and in the  matter of tho Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  Notice la hereby given that tho honorable  tho chief justice has fixed Friday the 17th  day o�� January, 1902, at tho hour of 11  o'clock in tho forenoon at the Law Courts,  New Westminster, British Columbia, as  tho timo and placo for tho appointment of  an official liquidator of tho abovo named  company. ..J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  District Registrar.  OEBTIHOATE   OT IMPBOVEMENTS1  Notices Ray of Hope mineral claim, situate in tho Nelson mining division of  AVest Kootenay district, located on Duhamel (Six-milo) creek. Tako notico that I,  Charles W. Busk, freo miners' certificate  No. 50,825, as agent for_W. J. Goopel, freo  minors' certificate No. 50,500 John Paterson, free miners' certificate No. 60,727, and  self, Intend sixty days from tho dato hereof to apply to tho mining recorder for a  certiflcato of Improvements for tho purpose of obtaining a crown grant of tho  abovo claim. And further tako notice that  action under Section 37 must be commenced  beforo  tha Issuance of such cortlficato of  Improvements. _ ���  CHARLES AV. BUSK.  Dated this second day of January, A. D.  1902,  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  TO LET��� FOUR ROOM COTTAGE ON  Park street, opposite hospital. Rent, including water, $12 per month. Apply E. Kilby,  next door to Rossland Hotel, Vernon street.  LODGERS.  FOR RO-'vi. AND TABLE BOARD. AP-  ply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  COMFORTABLY FURNISHED ROOMS  to rent on Silica street, between AVard and  Kootenay streets. Apply L. Peters.  EMPLOYMENT. AGENCY.  CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY-  WANTED help of all kinds; men for railroad" construction. Large warehouse for  storage. Prosser's Second - Hand Store,  Ward street, Nelson."  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE OR  rent. Sold on installments. Old machines  taken in exchange. Repairs kept for all  makes of machines. Singer Manufacturing  Company, Baker Street, Nelson.  PUPILS 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.  HENRY G. JOLY DE LOTBINIERE.  CANADA.  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Edward VII., by the grace of God, of tlio  United Kingdom  of  Great Britain and  Ireland and  ot*  the  British  Dominions  beyond the seas, King, defender of the  faith, etc., etc., etc.  To  Our  Faithful   tho Members  elected  to  serve in the Legislative Assemly of our  Province  of  British   Columbia,   at Out-  City of Victoria,��� Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  D. M. Eberts, Attorney General.  ^Wlier-alTwrare^  soon as may be, to meet Our people of Our  Province of British Columbia, and to have  their advico in Our Legislature:  Now, Know Ye, that for divers causes  and considerations, and taking into consideration the ease and convenience or our  loving subjects, Wo have thought lit, by  and with the advico of Our Executive  Council, to hereby convoke, and by these  presents ^njoln you, and each of you, that  on Thursday tho 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 Tl-I. 13 DISPATCH OV  BUSINESS, to treat, do, act and conclude  upon those things which In Our Legislature of tho Province of British Columbia,  by tho Common Council of Our said Province may, by tho favor of God, bo ordained. ,  In testimony whereof, we havo caused  thoso Our Letters lo lie made Patent and  the Great Seal of Our said Province to be  hereunto affixed:  Witness, the Honourable Sir Henri Gus-,  tavo Joly do Lotblniere, K.C.M.U.. 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  tho year of Our Lord one thousand nine  hundred and two, and in the llrst year ol  Our Reign.  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary.  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-governor in  Council has been pleased to make the following appointments:  Sth January, 1902.  AVilliam Edwin Neweomlie, of Trout  Lake, Esquiro, M.D.. CM., to be resident  physician at tho said  place.  John M.  Holland,  of  the  City of Grand  Forks,  Esquire,   to  bo  a  notary  public  In  and for tho province of British Columbia.  Oth January, 1902.  Frederick Fraser. nf the City of Revelstoke, Esquire,  i     i��  Stipendiary mutsi-lruto.  Government Agent,  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and  AVorks,  Collector of Revenue Tax,  District Roglslrar of Births, Deaths and  Marriages, and Registrar under the "Marriage Act," for the Revelstoke Division of  AVest Kootenay,  Gold Commissioner for the Rovelstoke,  lllecillewaot, Lardeau and Trout Lake  Mining Divisions.  Clerk of the Peace for the County of  Kootenay,  District Registrar of (he Revelstoke reg-  Istrv of the Supremo Court, and  Collector of Voles for the Rovelstoke riding of the West Kootenay District, vice  Mr. AV. J. Goepel.  P. Burns & Co.  Hkad Office: at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,   Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and. Vancouver.  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  AVHOLES_LE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. G BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  MONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  AMERICA}**] AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to SI  IMPERIAL BBEWIM COMPANY  EJlEItSON & IIKIS-EIIER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOCA?. JU..GTI0N HOTEL  J. H. McMANUB, &--3U-.K--.  Bar stocked with best brands of wlnea,  llquora, aad cigar*. Beer on draught. I^arce  comlortabta noon. First claaa tabla board.  CHEAP FUEL,  licilii-tlnn 111" ->rle- of coko: Per Ton.  Coko tit &w works  Jti.iV)  Coko  delivered  "-ti11  Ciisli must :Lccoiii]>;iiiy all ordern, or $1  extra will bo charged.  Nl_r,SON COIvK & GAS COMPANY, Ltd.  DRUG STORE EARLY CLOSING  ON AND APTEE JANTJAKT 1st.  The public is notified that on and after  January 1st our placoa 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., G:30 to S:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK &  DRUG CO., Ltd.,  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.,  J. l-I. VANSTONE.  4****.***.***-***.*********<_K  Oil*     CO-KSK    VOU    WANT    TUB     BEBT'  THKN   00   TO  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Illock.   Ho will Burr you.  LrirRC Ktock of imported KCason'8 goods.  '*���**********���******���******&*'  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall  P. 0. Box G33 NELSON, B.C.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BA-CB-t   BTKEBT,   NELSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Loi-ge comfortable bedrooma aad fl_st-<  class dinlns room. Sample rooms for conn  merclal maa. j  RATES $2 PER DAY  f-irsrErCrClarKerProp.  Lat�� of the Royal Hotel, Calffazy  SYJadden House  Baker and "Ward  Streets,  Nelson..  The oaly hotel ln Nelson that has re-i  malned under one management since 1890.  Tho bed-rooms are "well furnished and  lighted by electrtcu>.  The bar ia always atocaea Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors aad clgaro,  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  ��� '-��� ���   ��� ��� ���i   -���'    ������ _H  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day;  bouBO ln town. House and furniture new,  and flrst class in every respect Lighted  by gas. Room and board |5 to $6 pel!  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarko Hotel.  The Best $1 per Day House ln Nelson.  Nono but whito help cmployod.   The bar tho  best.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  8BBW-B8 AND BOTTLKBfl OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trad��j  BREWERY  AT  NHfaBO"N  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THH  MANHATTAN,  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THH  MANHATTAN,  The   Manhattan  JOSKPHINR STRKKT  ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  <   LIQUOR8  AND CIOAR8. :,-s':w^��iia_J��  THE KELSON TRIBUTE,  SATURDAY   MORlSTHSTGr   JANUARY  18, 1902  ml  K  m  m  M**.***.***.***.**************^*-*^*************^*******'^  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE ARE OFFERINC AT VERY LOW PRICES.  *  *  *  tli  *  ft  ft  ft  *  *  m  m  *  5_  *  *  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Cases  Ladies' Dressing Oases  Gents' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Oases.  Gents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Hair Brushes of all kinds  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  >}���**���* *** **���* *************** *********  "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.  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  1.KAVK  5 n. iu.  Daily.  CHOW'S NKST RAILWAY  Ivuskonook, Creston, Moyie.  Cranbrook, "Marysville, hurt  Steele, Elko, Kurnie, Michel,  lllairmore, Frank, Macleod.  Lothbridgc, Winnipeg, and  all Bast em points.  ���1 p. in.  Daily.  LEAVE  G:'0 p. m.  Daily  G:10 p. in.  Daily  8 a. in.  8 a. in.  COLUMMA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  Kobson, Nukusn, Arrowhead,  Hovels! oke, unci all jioints east,  and west on CI*. It. umin line.  Hobson, Trail and Rossland.  Hobson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, I'licunix, Urccnwood  nnd Midway.  (Daily oxcept Sunday)  Hobson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  AltKIVB  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.ni.  LKAVK  10 a. m.  Call and see our large and complete line.  c  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE  ImDortern and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  CO.  LEAVE  i p. m.  1 p. m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILWY  arkive  Slocan City, Silverton, New 3:40 p.m.  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)      I   KOOTKNAY   LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on tho  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)  AKKIVE.  11 a. m.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  TELEPHONE 30.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  x_ii_iirr*E3X>.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Hare just i cceived 3,000,0 feet ot logs from Idaho, and we are prepared to cut the largest bill  of t inibor of any dimensions or lengths. Estimates given at any time. The largest stock of sash  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARD8i   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  WE MUST REALIZE  On our  large   stock   and  we   intend   making   this  to  do  month  BARGAIN MONTH  From January 6th to January 31st we will allow  20 PER CENT DISCOUNT  on all cash purchases  Leather Couches, $60.00, 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.  LKAVK  - Depot  9:10 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  Daily.  NELSON &  FORT   SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir. Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colvillo  and Spokane.  Making through conneotionB  at Spokane to tho south,  oast and west.  AKKIVE  Depot.  0:15 p.m.  Mount'in  6:59 p.m.  Daily  LEAVE  Kaalo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6:00 p. 111.  DaUy  KOOTExVAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARKIVE  Kaslo  0:?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.ni.  Daily  -a as accordingly held in Slocan by the coroner. Dr. A. Forin. The findings of the jury,  which has been forwarded to the Nelson  Miners' Union, i.s as follows "That Samuel  Hoekaday died on the 71 h clay of January,  1902, between 3 and ���! a.m , from exposure to  the cold; that no blame is attached to either  Mr. Stevens or Mr. Thomas, who were with  him and did everything possible to assist  Hoekaday. if any person is worthy of  fame it is Mr. Hoekaday, the deceased,  in not taking the advice of Messrs. Long  und Armstrong and returning' to Basin  hotel on the afternoon of the tith of January. (Signed) Alex Forin, Coroner for the  piovince of British Columbia.  Stevo White, formerly of the Nelson hotel  in this city, has taken over tlie Commercial hotel at Victoria.  The Rev. J. H. White will occupy the pulpit of the Methodise church next Sunday,  rr.ornins* and evening.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  looal and coast.  Flooring  looal and coast),  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  U WHAT TOU "WANT IB NOT IS BTOOK  WE "WILL UiXX XT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HAtX AND _AK- HTRJCETB. ITItMlOtf  OFFICE AND  POCKET  DIARIES  FOR  1902  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  ooaier. in Tea and Coffee  ************************  "We are offering* at lowest prices the besb  grades o Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Oar Boar, Mocha and Java Coffee, iter  pound $ -**  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, i pounds  1 00  Special Elond Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 80  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Tomorrow at -Emmanuel church Rev. William Munroe v/ill rreach jn -.he morning on  "The First Christian Sermon." Tn the evening Rev. R. 13. Blyth of Victoria, who a  year ago returned from the South African  war, will preach.  The meeting of the Socialistic J_easue will  be addressed on Sunday afternoon next by  Rev. R. B. Blyth of Victoria. Tho meeting  will commence at 3 o'clock in the Miners'  Union hall, and the usual live minute discussion will be allowed.  The flags at tho county court anl provincial police offices were half masted yesterday on account of the death of chief .iustico  McColl of Victoria, who died on Thursday  evening during a convulsion. He had been  suffering for some time from Bright's  disease.  T. "W. L/illie, ex-chief of the fire department, has received a communication from  Messrs. Royds & Deasey of Victoria, agents  for the Blymen Bell Company of Chicago,  in which they state that their principals  will replace the defective fire bell recently  purchased by the city without further cost  to the city.  W. Jackson Hodge, formerly of the local  C. P. R. freight staff, but for the past two  years a resident of the city of Rossland,  is on a visit to relations in the city, accompanied by Mrs. Hodge. After remaining .in the city for a few days they will  leave for Vancouver, where Mr. Hodge has  received a better position.  Captain Troi.ii> Is l-tinf-in-; the Canadian  Pacific company's stcnn-lioat service at  Vancouver up-to-date. Tho captain's latest  move has been to establish telephonic service between the Victoria ferry and the  city immediately upon the boats arrival,  which is continuous vo long as the steamer  remains at the dock.. This is something  i.e-w to tlie people of Vancouver, but i.s a  ���wrinkle the captain worked some years ago  when he hnd charge of the C. P. R. steamers on IOotenny lake  THE KANSAS JAIL BREAKER  Canada Drug & Book Co.  CITY AND DISTRICT.  The- mombers of Ihe Young Mens* Club  have completed the adlitkn.s to the gymnasium and are arranging lo hold a debate  in their rooms during the coming week.  The committee appointed to report on the  mat ter of a Y. M. C. A. for the city of Nelson will presont their report on Wednesday  next in tl'.o parlors of the Congregational  church.  The meeting of the Trades and "Labor  Council, which v/as called for Tliurnlay  evening last for the semi-annual election  of oilicers. has been adjourned to Monday"  evonins next.  Located by Canadian Police.  LEAVENWORTH, Kansas, January  17.���Warden McCalughry, of the federal  prison, received a telegraphic communication today from the Canadian police  authorities that F*. C. Kating, prime  leader in the prisoner mutiny of November 7th, has been located near Quebec and can be had whenever wanted.  He was located by the Canadian police  through the Bertillon system of identification.  Miss Helen Gould to Build  LITTLE ROCK, January 17.���Miss  Helen Gould and party arrived here today. The new shops on the Iron Mountain were inspected and a location for  a handsome Y. M. C. A. building for employees of the Iron Mountain system  was chosen. The purpose of Miss Gould's  trip -south is to inspect personally the  needs of the workingmen of the Missouri Pacific railway, in the hope of aiding their condition by establishing suitable Y. M. C. A. departments, with appropriate buildings, at concentrating  points for the exclusive use and benefit  of the employees. Slie will go to Texas  points from this city to look over the  situation in the Lone Star State.  ginning, and promises well for the future.  Tho Munger mill, situate on the banks  of the Klondyke, is of the two-stamp,  steam hammer variety, equal, it is said,  to five stamps of the old gravity system.  The machinery i.s all enclosed from the  weather, and no difficulty was encountered from the temperature. The pulp,  after running over the necessary plates  and concentrators, is discharged into a  six-inch pipe which empties into the  Klondyke below the level of the ice, and  through a covered way which it is believed will prevent all stoppages from  freezing.  The rock ground up by tlie mill so  far, is from claims on the hill at tbe  head of Victoria gulch, the claims having been acquired by the Munger mill  people themselves. The snow has made  the hauling of the rock a comparatvely  easy matter, and no scarcity of rock is  anticipated this winter.  The results of tbe mill run are not  yet being given to the public. Since the  Munger people are buyers of quart-  claims, it is not to be expected that  their books will ever be thrown open to  the public. But that is the least of Dawson's troubles. What we are interested  in is that the mill shall continue to run,  and other and larger ones be installed  next year. In so doubly practical a  country as this, the fact that the mill  continues to run is sufficient guarantee  of its being operated at a profit, and the  existence of a profit is again a guarantee  that profitable rock lias been found and  is being worked.  The mill has been hammering away all  this week, though some small improvements to be made have caused a number  of short shut-downs. The mill people" have  little to say of results, but as an indication as to which way the wind is blowing,  it may be mentioned that while the Douglas Island people charge $75 per ton for a  test mill run, lt is said that the Muncer  peoplo havo offered to grind and wash the  Victoria Hill quartz of independent mine  owners for the half of what shall be taken  out of the rock. Tho offer was not made  for publication but is said to have been a  genuine offer to a. possible producer. The  starting up of the Munger mill was not accompanied by the blare of trumpets, yet is  self-evidently the most important event in  tho life of the Klondike since the discovery  of its best streams. Quietly and unobtrusively the proprietors have gone to work  and at their own expense are furnishing  the community with a means of demonstrating to the skeptical world the value of  tho several thousand quartz claims of the  district, if such value exists. Their confidence in the quartz is demonstrated, not  only by volumes of printed assertion, but  by commencing to grind on quartz from  their own ground, where their only possible  returns must, be from the rock itself. No  bill can be presented for collection.  Defalcations of a Methodist Treasurer  GALT, Ontario, January 17.���Thomas  McGiverin, who was arrested in Buffalo  on a charge of grand larceny, was treasurer of the Methodist church here. A  discovery was made by the trustees  some time ago that he was short in his  accounts. Investigation showed a defalcation of several thousands, money received for reduction of mortgage indebtedness having been appropriated and  covered up by forged vouchers.  Fort Steele Boys en Route  The Winnipeg Free Press of the 15th instant says: "Yesterday afternoon there  passed through the city a squad of thirty  new recruits en route to join tho Canadian  Mounted Rifles at. Halifax. The men wero  recruited by major Howe of the Northwest  Mounted Police and will replace a number  of the Canadian Mounted Rifles dismissed  by colonel Evans as unsuitable. They wero  unexpected in the city and only a few were  at the station to meet them. Prom Port  Steele was a party of sixteen, and as this  thriving burg had not a very largo representation with the llrst trainload of the  Canadian Mounted Rifles, they made ur>  for it by being pretty nearly the "whole  cheese," as they put it, with this crowd.  This party was composed of "Edward  Murphy, acting corporal; Georgo,G. Phillips, Charles N. Hughs, Patrick Ryan, William J. Cook, Joseph Law, Alexander Kennedy, Jules Schamehorn, Alexande r McDonald, Archie Macdonald, William Burns.  John Wesley Clark. Elgin Moine, Thomas  Lake, and Edwin Kerfoot.  Canadian Apples  Canadian apples were never so much appreciated in England as this season, as will  be  seen by  the  following which  is  taken  -from the London Standard: "The Canadian;  -^^^Hs^.-_S-**_-:*5:-^-**��-*^^-*__'_.^  TjFf ~'*�� '0*-0^ -0*'0*,0*-09-0*-0��-0*'0*-0*-0*'0*'0*'0*'^'^.&'0*.i&.0*.0*'0?'^'^'^'0*-^709.09^09T0^  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  ESTABLISHED 1892  ���"_-  ���*&'  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers J  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  >?>  , 00.00.00. ^.0f.f0>. 00.00. 00.00. (&   I*.l&.&'f&'0*.&''0*.0*.0&.00.00.e*>.00.0*.l0.00.00.00.00.^.^.^  BARGAINS FOR TO-DAY  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Men's 1-buckle Gurus $1.25  Men's 2-buckIe   Gums   1.75  Men's  Laced  Gums    2.00  Miners' L. S. Nailed Gums   1.00  25 pairs Misses' Skating Boots    1.00  Felt Goods below cost   Ladies' '' Empress " Boots   50 pairs Ladies' Oxfords   100 pairs Girls' School Boots... ..  Childs' Cardigans.   Misses' Cardigans.  .$2.25  . 1.00  . 1.00  . 1.00  1.25  Ladies' Cardigans   1.50  20 PER CENT OFF G. A. SLATER'S "INVICTUS" SHOES.  SPECIAL VALUES ON SIDE TABLES REGARDLESS OF COST.  tore  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop.  THOS. LILLIE, Manager  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  --^ ���-'.-^���-'i-r^'VS--^--^^  0m .^.00.^- t*.^-~i>. 00.*0. 4*.**.00.00. 00-^1 .00.^'00'0*' /0>.0*. 00.00. 00l.00.0*-00.00.^'0*.J&.&.St.g0f.j3.J0t   09'01   00^  AT THE HOTELS.  I-IIvIITHI-D  JC VV. C. BLOCK  NELSON  On account of Hie statement which was  published by the Daily Miner, stating that  two men who were with the man Hoekaday, who wa-i recently frozen lo deri'li in  f.'locan district, had left I'.lm In tho st irm  alter he had become delirious. It was decided that an inquest was necessary, which  First Quartz Mill Started  Tho Dawson News says speaking of  the starting of the pioneer gold quarts-  mill on tho Klondyke on the 22nd November last: Tho delays incident to the  starting of big machinery of course  cropped up, but those who are familiar  with stamp mills say that, the five or  six tons of quartz diges'ted Saturday by  the apparatus is quite a satisfactory be-  applo this Christmas time is king, for it  takes the load as far as quality, color and  quantity are concerned and-is making the  best prices. The mere fact that this fruitful colony can send us .r)0,000 bushels of  choice apples in a. few days at this time  of the year proves that the industry is  a. growing one, for a few years back such a  feat wa.s impossible. It must not be forgotten that tho Canadian "Seek no Further" and "Twenty Ounce Pippins" .alone,  are enough to make the reputation of aif.v  fruit producing country. What tho trade  would have done without the line samples  of apples that Canada has sent us it  would be difficult to Imagine. The Canadian  apple will make its appearance on many  million  tables during the  festive season."  More Babies, More Pay  ALBANY, January 17.���Two reasons wore  given by attorney general Davis of the  ways and means committee for increasing  the pay of an employee. One was that the  man wns worth the money. "What's tlie  other?" asked chairman Allds.  "Well, its rather a delicate matter," responded Mr. Davis. "Vou see his salary is  verv small, lie has three children now.  There is to lie an Increase in tho family."  The increase was allowed.  Boycotting German Goods:  ST. PETERSBURG, January 17.���The  Polish boycott of German goods is spreading. The association of agricultural and  co-operative societies covering several provinces around Vllnn, has passed a resolution not to purchase any more German pro-  duels. Many firms which had hitherto  always handled German agricultural machinery and implements, arc now exclusively ordering American implements and  rrachinory.  Dominion to Confer With Canners.  VANCOUVER, January .17.���[Special to  Tho Tribune.]���Professor Prince, head of  the Dominion fisheries department loft. Ottawa for Vancouver today. On his arrival  here he will be met by tho canners, who  will show him over tlio Fraser river and  Puget Sound, urging permission for Ihe establishment of traps and seines in Canadian waters similar to those on the American const.  HUME���AV. N. Bray ton, Kaslo; G. W. A..  Campbell, Victoria; Sig Wilsheimer, Col-  ville.  PHATR ��� J. A-, Whittier, Sandon; P.  'Welch, Spokane; A. Me-'ee, Calgary; J. P.  Cameron, Spokane; Roby Grant, Utah; \V.  IS. Olden, Spokane; A. 1_ Fernie and wife.  Grand Forks.  QUEEN'S���W. Simpson and wife, How-  ser; William Henderson, Creston; l-I. K.  Livingstone, Kobson; May Ivemball, Elko;  J. G. Irving, Rossland.  GRAND CENTRAL���A. F. McMillan and  wife, Spokane; G. Rawlings and wife,  Rossland; P. McEwen, Slocan; Mrs. Joe  Klass, Northport; W. .15. Fee, Slocan City;  l-I. A. Sumpy, Ymir; William Frost Kalis-  pell; John F. Wilson, Blairmore.  tering   Sale  ��� For the next thirty clays I will giro  a great slaughtering sale on all lines in  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 tho  Kootenays.  The sale is genuine, the stock new and  tlie prices away down.  Gall, get prices, examine goods and  bo convinced that I am offering tha  greatest bargains ever offered in Nelson.  When at Erie, Ii. C., stop at the Mersey  hotel.  Mrs.  M.  Collins,  proprietress.  The big schooner of beer or half-and'-  half, 10 cents. Always fresh and cool. Club  Hotel. E. J. Curran.  NOTICE.  Your patronage ond influence respectfully solicited for Brown Brothers as the leading jewelers of Nelson.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  SCUITS  THE   BIG  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE WAFERS.  Also ail kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh from the" factory.  BLUB   RIBBON   TEA.  Houston Bloelc  Nelson, B C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  MITESTITE  AND  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN NELSON  Club  Corner Silica and  Stanley  Sts.  E. J. CURRAN, Proprietor.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  ("LIMITED)  Fatally Injured at a Crossing.  HOOSrC, FAT.T.S, January 17.���Mrs. Mary  Cannon of Valley Falls, New York, and  AVilliam Ketcham of tho same place wore  probably fatally injured at tlie Johnsville  grade crossing of the Boston & Maine railroad. The two were in a sleigh, whicli was  struck by an easlbound passenger train.  Farmer Hangs Himself.  "nOTri\VI_T.,U January 17.���Clarence Mc-  flitchie, a farmer fifty years old, committed suicide today by lningiiiij hliv.sell'  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Fine L-rqber Always in  Si-ck,.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  I��AN.E BBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Falryiew Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the par_  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without inteiest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTIOE  _FQR_  DOMESTIC  OR  STEAM  USE  Qeneral Agency, Telephone 265,  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  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 drivor.3 to allow no credit on and after  January 1st, 1!)02. Hoping you will recognize the justness of the change, we remain,  your obedient servants,  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY.  Nelson, December 17th, 1901.  THI.KI'IIO.N'K Mo  ORDER YOUR  Tk-KI'Uonk 35  COAL  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  NOTICE  Porto Rico Lumber Oo.ltd.  CORNER OF  afi-NDKYX AND VBHNON 3TE-33CTB  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades and T-iabor Council of tho City of  Nelson have dcclni-d all Hotels, Restaurants  and Saloons cnil'loyhig Chinese in or around the  premises unfair to organized labor.  The following do not employ Chinese in such  capacity:  VICTORIA HOTTCr-  (JLARKK IIOTICI-  TRKMO**,"- HOTKL  MADDKN HOTEL  SIII-'RiiUOOlO*, HOTEL  OliA.MD CICNT11AL HOTKL  LAKK VIKW HOTEL  ROSSLANO IIOTEIj  (*UAN)> HOTEL  KLON'in'KK HOTKL  JOHN SRKAU  MANHATTAN SALOON  ROIIEGA SALOON  CI,UK I'OT SALOON  CL-1? HOTIOli  UU'KHIAL RKSTAURANT  KOOTKNAY HOTEL  IMPERIAL SALOON  ANTHRACITE J\ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Ofllco: Baker Strcot,  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Teaming and Transfer Work of  all  kinds.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil Company. Washington Brick, Linio &  Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.    OFFICE i8<_ BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   147.  ���'-'������        -���- -��� i. ���  , ��� -i - ������ ���. '       , i ���   m  Private Tuition  Students prepared for departmental and  other examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. C. SLATEE,  Fourth door above City Hall, '

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