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 s, . ...,. . ��� --  ���  - Kit.   -  ESABLISHED   1892  THURSDAY  MORNING,  JANUARY 9,  1902  DAILY EDITION  ANOTHER SMASH  TRAINS COLLIDE IN NEW  YORK TUNNEL.  VICTIMS   SCALD  TO   DEATH   BEFORE EXTRACTED BY  RESCUERS.  NEW YORK, January S.���Down in  the New York Central tunnel, that burrows under Park avenue, two local  trains met in collision at 8:17 o'clock  this morning, and 15 passengers were  lulled and twice that number wounded.  It was a rear-end collision between a  south Norwalk local that ran in over  the New York Central, New Haven &  Hartford, and was halted by block signals at the southern entrance to the tun-  0 nel, and a White Plains local that came  by the Harlem branch of the New York  Central.  Most of the deaths, injury and damage Avas Avrought by the engine of the  Plains train, which plunged into the  rear car of the standing train. Its many  A'ictims were mangled to death in the  mass .of wreckage on the pilot, crushed  between boiler and car sides, or burned  to death by steam. The engine, in its  final plunge of forty feet, carried the  rear car forward and sent broken timbers and splinters crashing ��� into the  coach ahead. Lights were "extinguished  and the dead, injured and unharmad  j Avere left. in darkness that escaping  i    Steam and smoke made more confusing.  Out from the wreck came the cries of  those who still lived and within a few  minutes the work of rescue begun. The  noise of the impact earned warning \o  the street above and alarms brought  every available ambulance in the city.  The police reserves and firemen of the  central eastern district of Manhattan  Avere sounded at once. With police, firemen and surgeons,'came a score-of volunteer physicians, and half a dozen  priests and ministers. Ladders were run  down the -tunnel air shafts and the firemen and police attacked the debris with  rope and axes. The passengers had already rallied and Avere trying to release  their fellows who Avere imprisoned. in  the debris.  Father AVilliam Smith, Roman Catholic chaplain of the fire department,  crawled over the hot boiler of the wrecked engine to offer scaraments to the dying. Rev'v Dr. Walkley, Protestant  chaplain of the department, labored  Avith him. Lieutenant William Clarke  of the fire department forced his way  into where Miss Rice and Miss Scott lay,  and stood in steam that scalded his legs  unitl they were got out. T. M. Murphy,  a passenger with both legs broken, and  still held tight by timbers that had  broken them, volunteered to remain as  he was until those around him were  taken out.  Policemen Hughes and Raffsby and  chaplain Walkely reached Mrs. HoAvard,  and the chaplain gave her a stimulant.  The policemen were cutting away the  ���^searwhich^held*iher-doAvn-when-a=steam,  pipe broke. The scalding Dteam drove  them back and AVhen tney returned, Mrs.  Howard was dead. Those of the injured  in need of immediate attention were  given temporary dressing by the ambu-  ��� lance and volunteer surgeons, and then  hoisted to the street above. Many ol  the handsome houses which line Park  avenue were thrown open to the suffering, but most of the injured were huv-  ried to the hospitals. The dead w-'jre  also carried to the surface and taken  to morgues and police stations.  Responsibility for the disaster is not  fixed, but superintendeit Franklin said,  that as far as he was able to discover,  J. M. Wischo, engineer of the White  Plains train, was to blame. When the  South Norwalk train Avas stopped a  flagman ran back into the tunnel, and  besides placing a torpedo on the track,  endeavored to flag the incoming tram.  He hurled his lantern at the cab window,  but the big engines lever never halt-ad  until it was hurled into wreck. It is  not clear that the torpedo exploded ir  that Wischo Avas warned by the lantern  signal. There is also a question about  the propriety of the signal men permitting the colliding train to enter the  same block section Avith the halt.d  train. The tunnel was clouded Avith  steam and smoke, and the snow which  fell through the air shaft of the tunnei  also aided in obscuring the view. Engineer Wischo and fireman Flynn were  placed under arrest. A signal man was  also detained for a time, but was released. The heavy cost of life, and the  prominence of some of the persons kill  ed or injured, coupled with the recent  agitation for a sweeping improvement  of the tunnel, claimed general attention  and aroused popular feeling.  NEW YORK, January 8.���A Ne?"  York & Harlem railway local passengp;  train ran into the last car of a New  York & NeAv Haven & Hartford train  knoAvn as the Norwalk.accommodation  today, in the New York Central tunnel  between 5Gth and 57th streets, in this  city. The wreck occurred about a bloel"  and a half from the mouth of the tunnel. At 11 o'clock the numoer of parsons killed was placed by the railwa->  company at 15 and the injured at 20 oi  more. The shock of the collision war  plainly heard by people passing on Park  avenue above the tunnel. Several of then!  ran to give the alarm. In ten minutes  everybody at police and fire headquarters were at work to organize relief to  be sent to the spot. When the rescuers  reached the wreck smoke Avas pouring  out of the entrance to the tunnel at 55th  street, and great columns of smoke  poured out of the first ventilator a half  block north. Ambulances came in from  the east and Avest, ladders were put  down from the street over the iron  fence to the track and the firemen,  policemen, and sugeons Avere immediately at Avork. It was very dark in the  tunnel, whicli was filled with smoke and  steam, and the work of rescue Avas difficult. The locomotive of the White  Plains local Avas hidden in the rear of  the   car of   the   south   NoiTolk   train.  The mained and injured Avere calling  for help from the wreck. Some were  more badly injured than others and Avere  being assisted by the more fortunate  passengers.  NEW YORK, January 8.���Almost a  riot Avas caused at the East Fifty-first  Street police station by the arrest of a  man who was accused by coroner Scholl  of attempting to rob the bodies of the  dead as they lay in the station house.  People had been admitted to the station  to identify the bodies, and the man is  supposed to have drifted in with the  croAvd. When the man Avas taken before  the police sergeant at the desk, the  friends and relatives of some of the  dead men -were so incensed that they  made several attempts to get at him.  The man gave his name as John Ma-  loney. Coroner Scholl said he saw Ma-  loney go through the pockets of one of  the dead person's clothes. Maloney was  hustled back to a cell, followed by the  curses of the crowd.  TAKES   A   GLOOMY  VIEW  Emperor William's Speech.  BERLIN, January S��� The speech  from the throne, read by the imperial  chancellor count Von Buelow at the  opening of the Prussian diet, today  took a gloomy vieAv of the economic situation. It pointed out that the revenue  from the state railroads in 1901 falls  considerably short of the estimates, and  that the whole results of the financial  year were disappointing. In the budget  for 1902 the revenue is estimated beloAV  that of the current year; but the balance between the revenue and expenditure is to be maintained without having  recourse to a loan. The speech announced that legislation providing for the  housing of state workmen and officials  earning small salaries.' Considerable  credits are demanded for the extension  of the state ' railroads. A neAV can.il  bill Avill be submitted, to complete the  system of waterways. Emperor William's speech concluded with pointing  to the necessity of a measure against  the agitation in the Polish districts in  eaistern Prussia, and declared that the  upholding of the political and economic  position of the German element there  was necessary for the self-preservation  of Prussia, and promised that the government would fulfill its duty in cul-.  minating the Berlin national spirit in  that region and in combating Avith firmness all tendencies hostile to the state. ���  Kaffir Market Speculative.  NEW YORK, January 8.���Commenting upon the situation in South Africa,  the London correspondent cf the Tribune says: "Lord Roseberry will entertain Cecil Rhodes at Mentmore for a few  days, and will be brought into closer  .touch_with_the_sjtvi^^n Jn^Scarth^Af  rica. Speculators in mining shares are  anxious to impress foreigners with the  fact that there is a boom in the Kaffir  market. Prices have advanced intermittently during the last few Aveeks, but  the movement is artificial, with specula-,  tive purchases with borrowed money  rather than solid investments. Operators, who are eager to work up excitement in the Kaffir market, refer to the  increased demand for shares from Paris  and New York, but the evidence of foreign investment is tainted with suspicion. The market is' always strengthened AVhen Mr. Rhodes is in London, for  his optimism is infectious. Money is  now cheap in the city and speculative  purchases of shares are easily financed.  King's Health is Good  NEW YORK, January 8.���The king's  health is all that can be desired and  court officials speak without reserve,  cables the London correspondent of the  Tribune. The king refers constantly to  the subject himself and seems bent upon  preventing a revival of the sinister rumors which cost the tradesmen heavily  when they were insuring the coronation  stocks. What was once knoAvn as "the  prince of Wales set" has been restored  to favor, if it were ever in danger of being excluded from the court, and the  queen welcomes at Sandringham all the  king's old time friends. The king is described by officials as following closely  his mother's manner in dealing with  public business. He makes it a matter  of conscience to read every document  carefully and to ask information if he  does not fully understand it. He takes  every detail of. the business of reigning  as seriously and methodically as she  was in the habit of doing, and uses  many of her characteristic cxpresions.  Took Their Time to do It.  ST. LOUIS, January 7.���Six masked  men entered the National Stock Yards  Bank, north of East St. Louis, Illinois,  last night, and after choking and gagging the two night Avatchmen aud the  fireman at the steam plant and bloAving  open the vaults with dynamite, secured  $5000 in coin and currency, Avith which  they decamped early today. From 7  o'clock last night until 4 o'clock a. m.  they were at work on the vaults without  being interfered -with.  STEAMER REVELSTOKE LAUNCHED  Important Event fop the Big Bend Country.  ARROWHEAD, -January 8.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The steamer Revelstoke  was launched today at Nakusp in the presence of a large party of Revelstokers, including  the directors of the company and the mayor and spdermen of the city. She was christened  by Miss Blanche McCarty, daughter of managing'director F. McCarty of the Revelstoke  Navigation Company. The boat will ply on the upper Columbia river, from Revelstoke  fifty miles north, and Avill help open up a country of great mineral and lumber resources.  The occasion is considered to be one of great importance to Revelstoke and north Kootenay. It is the first step in the development of a section containing placer gold and free  milling gold quartz, silver, lead, copper and mica mines, and large tracts of valuable  timber, and in area is equal to one-third of the whole of Kootenay. The launch of the  steamboat will bring this section ahead with a rush next season, and be a big step towards  making Revelstoke a very important distributing point in  Kootenay.  FIVE GOOD MEN AND TRUE  Will Make the Race for Aldermen,  Five gentlemen have sigairied their  willingness to enter the contest for seats  at the aldermanic board this year. They  are captain D. C. McMorris of the  steamer Moyie and Thomas J. Scanlan,  residents of the West Avard, and R. W.  Drew, John A. Irving, and Chris Morrison, residents of the East ward. Mr.  Irving is now an alderman, and seeks  re-election. Mr. Morrison Avas an alderman" in 1900, and served his constituents acceptably. Messrs. Drew and  Scanlan have not had official honors in  Nelson, and captain McMorris is in the  same boat. As far as ability goes, these  five gentlemen outrank any five of the  six gentlemen who".are opposing them.  Mr. Drew is joint'freight agent- of the  Canadian Pacific and Great Northern  railway systems in Nelson, which is evidence that he has both business and executive ability. T. J. Scanlan is one of  the best posted and best read young  merchants in the city, is thoroughly independent, and has not affiliated with  factions in- the past. Captain McMorris  is accounted one of the ablest navigators  on the lakes, and has long been a resident of Nelson. He has pronounced  views on questions affecting the welfare  of the city and has the ability to give  expression to them either Avith pen i.r  by speech. John A. Irving's record in  the council stands out clearly. He had  the courage of his convictions on all  questions, and he made a good fight  against the Fletcher-Selous scheme of  turning the lighting business of the city  over to the West Kootenay PoAver &  Light Company. Mr. Morrison, is one  of the best knoAvn business men in the  East Avard, and AVhen the fight was <"-n  with the W. K. P. & L. Co. he did good  service. He is a pleasing speaker, is  -clear-headed,=andcan-beidependedj3n!"t-">_  do his duty by the city. All five are  married men and have families. No one  of them owes the city a dollar. No  one of them is seeking election to the  council to advance other interests than  those of the city, and none of them expect to sell the city a dollar's Avorth  of supplies. In the West ward alderman  Madden was counted on to be a candidate for re-election, but the voters'  list has willed it-"otherwise. Mr. Madden  has served two terms in the council,  and during his last term he is the on'.y  one of the bunch Avho voted right all  the time on all questions.  Losing Sight of Salient Factors.  NELSON, January 8.���To the Editor  of The Tribune: ln the excitement consequent upon the discovery within the  past few days, that several citizens had  been disqualified as voters and candidates through not having paid their  taxes before a specified arbitrary date,  it seems to me we are losing sight of  one or two salient factors which, if  made public, would enable the electors  to vote intelligently for or against the  candidates now in the field for municipal honors. I, in-common Avith the majority of the ratepayers, have been waiting for the retiring council to give an  account of their stewardship;* to make  public a statement of the financial position of the city, the amounts collected  and disbursed during their regime, and  various other items of interest to every  ratepayer. Mr. Fletcher find his colleagues, in justice to themselves and to  the electorate, are in duty bound to  make public this statement. Is the civic  service costing us more than it should?  or, are there figureheads in any or all  civic departments Avho are drawing salary and who are giving no adequate service in return? There are some Avho believe this to be the case, and in the absence of any statement showing Iioav  the funds have been disbursed, is there  not some warrant for such a belief?  For the year 1901 the taxes Avere increased some 30 to 35 per cent over the  previous year, and no reason has as yet  been given for the increase. Does it not  seem reasonable, then, that the ratepayers should be taken into the confidence of the retiring, and at the same  time aspiring, council, and be given a  clear statement of how the funds Avere  used, and the necessity of so great an  increase in taxation in one year? Failing such a statement, would it not be  absurd to return to office those who are  unable or unwilling to give a reasonable  account of their stewardship?  D. C.'McMORRIS.  MURDERED AND CREMATED  Boundary District Local News.  GREENWOOD, January 8.���-[Special  to The Tribune.]-���James Leamy, Dominion timber inspector; accompanied  by F. W. Ho way, barrister, New Westminster, is here in connection with the  claim made by Joseph Genelle against  the crown, for a refund of timber dues,  which he alleges has ueen overpaid during several years. Robert SteAvart, now  employed at the Deadwood sawmill,  formerly bookkeeper for Genelle, Avas  examined today before judge Leamy,  who has been appointed examiner by  judge Burbridge of the exchequer court,  to obtain his evidence on behalf of the  crown. H. C. Shaw,'of Hallett & Shaw,  appe-ired* for Genell,; ; '" <      -  The Ethopia, at Long Lake camp,  made its first shipment of ore this Aveek.  It sent out a car of gold quartz to the  Greenwood smelter.  The Blockhouse System  LONDON, January 8.���The Times correspondent at Pretoria, considering the  efficiency of the blockhouse, states that  the blockhouse lines do not keep the  enemy away altogether unless they are  built" on the latest model, as on the  Standerton-Ermelo line, about 600 yards  apart, "with barbed wire entanglements  from end to ' end. A Boer prisoner  brought into Standerton along this line  Avas asked what he thought, and replied:  "Well, if my hat blew over I should  have to go round Ermelo to fetch it."  Blockhouses at wider intervals serve to  locate and to intimidate the enemy.  They also prevent their free passage,,  but the Boers, if fully determined, can  effect a crossing by night.  -A-Treacherous-Slav.,,  CLEVELAND, January 8. ��� John  Pavel, a Slav, aged 20 years, was stabbed to death last night by his uncle,  John Pilat. The men had been celebrating the Slavonic Cnristmas, and had  quarreled after the entertainment. Before the separation, the uncle held out  his arms to the boy for a reconciliation,  and when the boy entered the embrace  of the latter it is alleged he fatally stabbed him in tho neck. Pilat is under arrest.  Fire at Rat Portage.  RAT PORTAGE, January 8.���At 12:15  a. m. tho alarm sounded for fire in a  building on the southwest corner of  Matheson and Second streets. The building was occupied by C. A. Chesterton  as an insurance office and owned by C.  Pope. It, together with the contents,  Avere consumed. There was $200 insurance in the Hartford on the building.  The brigade responded promptly and  confined the fire to the building.  Boer Women Captured.  CAPETOWN, January 8.���-The latest  capture by the Kimberly column is a  Boer laager near Mokwanck, with great  numbers of cattle, guarded wholly by  Avomen, under the leadership of the wife  of commandant Debeers. One hundred  and fifty of the women were acting ns  coAVboys and only six men were con-  ected Avith the camp.  Appealing to British Millionaires.  LONDON, January 8.���-Mr. Chamberlain, the colonial secretary, presiding at  a meeting of the governors of the University of Birminham, earnestly appealed to some British millionaire to relieve  the university of all financial difficulties,  and thus hand his name down to immortal fame, as Andrew Carnegie has  done.  Well-Known Newspaper Man Dead.  NEW YORK. January 7.���Henderson  Bowen, a newspaper man in this city  since the late sixties, is dead at his  home in Jersey City, New Jersey. He  had been connected with the leading  neAVS agencies, holding editorial positions on the Evening World and Mercury.  The Culprits Arrested.  NORTH HERO, Vermont, January 8.  ���From an obscure place known as  Pointo au Faire, on the New York side  of lake Champlain, comes the report of  the murder of Miss Sophia Mannin. It  is claimed that the woman was sacrificed in the course of a fight over her  between two intoxicated men, and after  she was dead alcohol was poured upon  her body and it was set on fire. The  men, Eli Cameron and Edward Dupee,  have been arrested and taken to jail.  According to the information at hand,  Miss Mannin for some time has been  housekeeper for Cameron, a fisherman.  Not far from Cameron's home lived his  friend, Edward Dupree, whose wife died  about three weeks ago. Wishing to get  some one to keep.house for him, Dupree  made an offer to Miss Mannin"; but she  had not accepted it. On January 2nd  the men met at Cameron's camp, and  after drinking, they began discussing  the question of who should have the services of Miss Mannin. The men soon began to fight with knives. The woman  attempted to separate them and was  fatally stabbed. To destroy traces of the  murder, it was thought, alcohol was  poured over the woman and ignited. The  men left the place immediately. Three  days later a man went to Cameron's  house and on the floor found the charred body of the unfortunate Avoman. The  men Avere found, arrested, and taken to  jail at Plattsburg. Miss Mannin was  about 40 years old and belonged to a respectable family at Rouse's Point.  Tunnel Scheme Feasible  NEW YORK, January 8.���The work  of making soundings in the North river  for the Pennsylvania-New York Extension Railroad Company, which is to cou-  struct_the=tunnel connect!ng New J er-^  sey and Manhattan island, is practically completed. No unexpected obstacles Avere met with by the engineers in  the bed of the river, nor was anything  discovered by them which had not been  reckoned upon by Charles Davis, chief  engineer of the company, Avhen he announced that tunneling under the North  river was an entirely feasible engineer-  ig feat. .       .  J. Pond Davis, of the engineering firm  of Jacobs & Davis, corroborates the report that his men have about completed  the soundings in the North viver for tne  tunnel. ,,  It Avas announced by president Baldwin of the Long Island Railroad Company at the time the tenativc plans of  the big project were made that electric  locomotives would be coupled to tho  trains at the mouths of tne tubes and  draAV the trains. The power plant ne  now asserts will probably be somewhere  in New Jersey. Just where the power  plant and the mouth of the tunnel on  the NeAV Jersey side will be has not been  made public and the exact route of the  tunnel system In New Jersey is still un-  knoAvn.                .  Molineaux Trial Postponed.  NEW YORK, January 8.���Roland B.  Molineux will not be placed on trial for  a second time, charged with the murder  of Mrs. Catharine Adams, until the end  of March. .  His counsel has called upon district  attorney Jerome and asked him when  the case would be ready ���'or trial, saying he Avould prefer to have it placed  on the calendar as soon as possible. He  was told by the district attorney'that assistant district attorney Osborne, who  will have charge of the prosecution, will  be engaged in the trial of Albert T. Patrick who is accused of instigating the  death of William M. Rice, an eccentric  millionaire.  The trial, which will begin a we"k  from Wednesday, will occupy at least  six weeks, it is believed. The Molineux  trial will follow it.   Did Not Buy the Plant.  NEW YORK, January 8.���-W. J. Ar-  kell, Avho has just returned from Canada,  where he Avent for the purpose of securing if possible the big locomotive plant  at Kingston for tho American Locomotive Company, has returned to this city,  It is said that he did not succeed in securing the plant at Kingston, but that  he had hopes to arrange for the building of a new plant to be run under Canadian charter, but subsidary to the American Locomotive Company.  Rehearsing the Procession.  LONDON, January 8.���The first rehearsal of the royal procession for the  opening of parliament in full state  has just been conducted here with painstaking care. A heavy brake was used  in place of the pompous state coach, but  otherwise it was an undress replica of  the approaching function, with cream  ponies, postillion outriders, walking  men and the yeoman of the guard in  line.   Pleased All Round.  BERLIN, January 8.���The German  foreign office is delighted with the excellent effect produced in the United  States by emperor William's request  that Miss Alice Rosevelt, daughter of  president Roosevelt, christen his new  yacht now being built on Staten Island.  The German people are equally pleased  at the result of the request.  Sounding Uncle Sam.  PARIS, January 8.���The correspondent here -of the Associated Press learns  that the French government is sounding Washington ~a_ to the attitude of the  United States in the event of France's  coercing Venzuela into paying the  French claims against the republic.  DUNSMUIR STEAMER LOST  Captain and Crew Perished.  VICTORIA, January 8.���The steamer  Bristol has been wrecked in Dixon's  Entrance. She was owned by Messrs.  Dunsmuir & Sons of this city. She was  valued at $60,000 and was not insured.  Captain Roberts, her pilot, leaves a  wife and family in this city. He came  here first in a sealing schooner and  afterwards went into the employ of the  C. P. N. Co., remaining with them for  some years, particularly on the We3t  Coast run. He took several vessels to  St. Michael, and since the Klondike  rush, has been, piloting boats to and  from Alaska.  VANCOUVER. January 8.���The steamer  City of Seattle, which arrived from Skagway this evening, reports the wreck of the  steam collier Bristol, owned by premier  Dunsmuir, on Green island, Dlxien's Entrance, with the loss of seven men. Including captain Mclntyre -of .Port Town-  send. The Bristol was a vessel'of nearly  2000 tons,-and had been engaged for many  years in the coal carrying trade between  Vancouver Island collieries and San Francisco. The City of Seattle picked up several of the crew of the wrecked vessel.  Firey and Irrepressihle.  DUBLIN, January 8.���The national convention, of the United Irish League, which  opened here this morning under the presidency of John Redmond, was largely attended. Most of the Nationalist members  of parliament were present, and all sections of the party were fully represented  by delegates. Mr. Redmond's opening  speech was largely statistical and was devoted to refuting the assertion of the chief  secretary, George AVyndham, that there  were only forty branches of the league.  Mr. Redmond pledged his word that there  were 1230 live any paying branches. He  declared that if the league movement was  made dangerous by their enemies that help  would be forthcoming from the United  States. Resolutions were adopted denouncing the war and farm-burning in- South  Africa and condemning tne land laws oi  Ireland. Mr. Redmond declared that whatever crime existed in Ireland was deliberately promoted by the police and agents of  the_crown.  Died of Heart Disease.  NEW YORK, January 8. ��� Marcellus  Hartley, a millionaire and director in some  of the largest corporations In this city,  died almost instantly of heart disease  while at a meeting of the executive committee of the American Surety Company.  The members had entered the board room  and had seated themselves at the oblong  table In the center. Mr. Hartley was apparently perfectly well. Just as Walter S.  Johnson, the chairman, called the meeting  to order, Mr. Hartley was seen to collapse.  He was removed to a sofa and was dead  tlio next minute.  Natural Gas at Sarnia.  PORT HURON, Michigan, January S.���  Cas was struck this afternoon in a well  that wa.s bored for salt at the Cleveland &  Sarnia Sawmill Company's plant In Sarnia,  Ontario. It was immediately Ignited by a  stove in a building, the well and the company's plant and surrounding buildings  suffered much loss. The machinery in the  well which was destroyed was worth HO.-  000. A plug was forced into the well tonight  i'nd the flow of gas brought under control and the fire extinguished.  Killed hy Dynamite.  CONNELSA'II-LE, Pennsylvania, January s.���The explosion of a big charge of  dynamite brought death and destruction  to the Bluestone quarries in the mountains  a mile from here this evening. Three  quarrymen were killed and buried deep in  the avalanche of earth that followed the  explosion. Another man was hurled one  hundred and fifty feet In the air, down the  steep cliff of the quarry. He still lives,  the men were Italians.  Kingston Hockey Team Defeated.  PITTSBURG, January 8.���The famous  Queen's university hockey team from  Kingston, Ontario, met its first defeat in  the United States tonight at Duquesno  Garden In one ot the fastest and cleanest  games seen here for a long time. The All-  stars of Pittsburg were responsible for the  visitors downfall. The score was 2 to 1, all  mado In the second half.  Ontario's Legislature Meets.  TORONTO, January 8.���The Ontario legislature opened today. The speech from the  throne announced that legislation would  be introduced concerning the sale of intoxicating liquors; the construction ot a  railway from North Bay to Temlsca-  mingue, and the. increase of the representation of northern Ontario.  Kipling in Cape Town.  CAPE TOWN, January 8.���Mr. and Mrs.  RuUyard Kipling arrived here today.  FMTMSAILOBS  BRITISH AND AMERICANS  ATTACK RUSSIANS.  I*-..-  BAD  FEELING ENGENDERED   BY  MISTAKE MADE IN ARRESTING AMERICANS.  PEKIN, January 8.���While the actual  casualties during the fighting at New  Chwang between American sailors belonging to the United States gunboat'  Vicksburg, which is wintering there,  and the Russian soldiers attached to the  garrison of that port, are trifling up to  date, the matter has resulted in unpleasantly strained relations between the  American, Russian, and'British authorities there. The Washington and St.  Petersburg governments are now endeavoring to arrange matters so that  there may be no further frictioa on the  subject. The trouble originated in the  action of some sailors belonging to the  British sloop of war Algerine (also in  winter quarters at New Chwang) carrying ashore six rifles for use in a theatrical performance. The Russian administration sent a force of men to arrest  the British sailors. The Russians,.however by mistake, broke into a reading  room where a party of the Vicksburg  men were seated and tried^ to arre3t  them. The Americans resisted, U3ing  chairs in so doing, but they were overpowered after a sharp fight and handed  over to the United States consul, who  sent them on board the Vicksburg.' The  bad feeling which arose from this incident resulted in several fights whenever  the American and British tailors met  Russian soldiers, and the latter not being accustomed to fist fighting were  usually worsted. This state of affairs  culminated on New Years' Day in a mora  serious affray, and the Russian minister here, M. Paul Lessar,-complained to  the United States minister at Pekin, E.  H. Conger, that two members of the  Vicksburg crew had fired a revolver .at  Mi.jinoffehding Russian soldier, wounding him inv the arm. ���"'.''���''"���  The relations between the American  and British consuls and naval commanders and the Russian administration  at New Chwang are strained, which  makes a friendly settlement of the affair,  difficult. The administrator attempted  to enforce a social code, which the foreign officials refused to recognize, and  consequently the relations have been,  limited to strictly ofl_cial interviews,  which have not been amiable, consisting mostly in protests against the action of the administrator, and protests  of the administrator against the conduct  of the sailors. The memorandum presented by the Russian minister to the  United States minister here relates to  various alleged assaults committed by  Americans. On one occasion three sailors attacked a sentry and owe their  lives to the sentries forbearance in not  exercising his right to shoot.  The administrator demanded that the!  United States consul try the offenders,  but the commander of the Vicksburg,  E. B. Barry^ wrote a curt refusal. Mr.  Conger is end Savoring" to"r-Store- friend--  ly relations at New Chwang. He Is urging the United States consul, Mr. Miller, to co-operate with the Russian authorities in suppressing and punishing  violence. The steps taken, however, are  seriously handicapped by action of the  Russians, who refuse to allow foreigners  to use the English line. The foreigners  at. New Chwang attribute the trouble  largely to lack of tact upon the part of  the administrators.  Victimi-ins* Iowa Farmers.  INDEPENDENCE, Iowa, January 8.���  A scheme to defraud scores of farme__'-  in this part of Iowa came.to.Hgl-t today. It is estimated that had the plans  succeeded the promoters would havo  cleared about $35,000 as notes representing that amount have been sent to  the bank at Jessup in this county, for  collection. Three months ago a stranger,  giving his name as John Smith, covered  the western and northern portion of tha  county and obtained farmers' signatures for various alleged purposes. He secured the signatures of at  least 200 farmers and possibly more.  On Monday a large number of the  wealthy signers received notices from a  Chicago law firm notifying them to meet  certain notes. At the bank were promis-  ory notes to the amount of $14,000 for.  collection, bearing the names of about  seventy men. The notes revealed tha  scheme. Blank sheets of paper were  signed and the promissory notes werfl  printed at the top. The farmers are  united in their efforts to fight the ca_a  and the best ot legal talent has been,  retained.   First Steamers Cancelled.  NEW YORK, January S.���The fast  ocean steamers, which ordinarily sail  on Saturday have been withdrawn for  the regular winter overhauling, there  will be no fast steamers leaving this port  on Saturday for England. In order that  there may be as little delay as possible  in getting the mails to i_ondon, tney,  will be divided between two steamers  leaving here on Saturday, the Minneapolis of the Atlantic Transport line and  the Saxonia of the Cunard line. They  are about of equal speed. The Minneapolis will make a special stop at Plymouth to send forward the mails. THE NELSON TRIBUNE,  THURSDAY  MORNING   JANUARY  9, 1902  'a  *��  ii  W    1  to  1  to  i  to  i  to  i  to  I  to  |  to  l  to  I  to  1  to  i  to  m  J   --  to  ri3  ,S  to  to  1  to  to  to  IXCOKI'ORATSn  1070  C OZMI-P^lsr^  DAINTIES IN FINE GROCERIES  DAINTIES IN   IMPORTED SWEETS  DAINTIES IN FINEST BISCUITS  DAINTIES IN WlNES AND  LIQUORS  DAINTIES  IN  CIGARS  DAINTIES IN EVERYTHING TO EAT.AND DRINK  THE HUDSON'S BAY MfflY  BAKER. STREET. NELSON, B. 0.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J*  The chief of police has made a report  to the police commissioners of what he  and his force have done for the city for  the year 1901, and has been complimented by the passage of a resolution. Mayor  Fletcher has had full charge of the business affairs of Nelson for the year 1901,  yet the year has expired and not a single  word has he made public as to what he  has done. Surely he has as much brains  as the chief of police, and is able to  make a report even if he is not able to  write an address to the electors of the  city.  The newspaper organ of the Bonning-  ton Falls Ticket seems to be laboring  under a misapprehension regarding  John A. Kirkpatriek. The misapprehension will be dispelled if it applies to  the government agent at Nelson.  Kx������-  SOME OF THE THINGS WE CARRY  OFFICE SUPPLIES  BLANK  BOOKS  STATIONERY  TYPEWRITERS  MIMEOGRAPHS  OFFICE   FURNITURE  DRAUGHTING' MATERIALS  LEATHER GOODS  BOOKS  PAPER  NOTIONS  TOYS  WALL PAPER  KODAKS  PHOTO SUPPLIES  ; 'ETC.,  ETC.  AN D  WE CAN SUPPLY THEM AT THE RIGHT PBICE, TOO.  FAT-ER STKEBT  ���NELSON, B O.  v    Mhz Mxxbmxz  SUJ33CKIPTION   KATES.  Daily by mall, one month $  B0  Daily by mail, three months 125  Dally by. mall, six months 2 50  Dkily-by mail,  one year : ..'.-. 6 00  Semi-weekly by mall,: three months... ��� 50  Peml-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... ...._ $400  11 run less than a month, per inch per  Insertion      Classified Ad 3 and Legal Notices, per  word for first Insertion.   For each additional - insertion, per  word   Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month ,  Notice", of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per month   25  ', i  ll-2  50  Address all letters���  THJ_   TBIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B.: C.  _ I  "5  f  *  ' ;  *  ;r  *  J  *  ���r  {  *  *  5  *  7  +  <i  *  rr  *  NOTICE  TO SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  ������I-H^-  ��I��M*-I"H��I��M"-��H'  *  ��� *  *  *  *  +  *  *  *�����****����� *i,**i* *1* *Jwr ���J* VV****I*    -"J** J* ���J'"*'!**!* V,**���*!* *i**i* *J**J***"  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.  Shall J. j. Hill control our fuel supply? is a question that has arisen in the  Crow's Nest pass, in which, we of ihe  Kootenays have a deep  interest,    ijhe  =&l*act-"are"briefly-=a's "follows : ^^Exp eirts  employed by the Dominion government  to examine the coal measures there report, so far as they  can  determines at  preaent, mining can be carried on economically at four  points only,  namgly,  at Michel, at Coal creek, on land north  of Morrissey creek,  and on land south  of Morrissey.     The   Crow's   Nest   Coal  Company is already operating at Michel  and Coal creek, and will shortly begin  operating   north   of   Morrissey.    Th'air  present desire is to secure land southj of  Morrissey,  in which  event they would  have an  absolute  monopoly of all   the  acc'b-sible coal lands'in the Crow's Nest  pass.    The   land   south   of   Morrissey,  however, is controlled by the Dominion  government., that is to say, will form  part of the land to be selected by the  minister of the interior under the arrangement   made   by   the   government  when the Crow's Nest railway was built.  Of course, the Crow's Nest Coal Company is not asking for the land south of  Morrissey in its Own name.   That would'  be  too patent   and   audacious   a   step  even for.J. J. Hill, who has a large'interest in the company and will obtain  full control of it so soon as his branch  from Kalispell to Fernie is completed.  "What the company is doing, therefore,  is this:    It is trying to obtain the land  for a   so-called   independent   company,  but a company really subsidiary to itself.  "We are certain that Mr. Sifton will hot  allow himself to be overreached in this  bold fashion.   Consider what would happen if Mr. Hill controlled the coal and  coke supply  in tho Crow's   Nest   pass.  Naturally, his efforts would he directed  to building up the smelter industry in  the United States.    To accomplish this,  he would provide the smelters which he  might erect just south of the boundary  with coke and coal at a cheaper m-ice  than .that charged to Canadian smelters.  This  would   enable  him   to  reduce  the  cost ol' smelting on the American  _i-.le  below tbe lowest figures that could ue  quoted by Canadian smelters, inasmuch  as fuel constitutes a very large item indeed   in the   cost   of smelting.    With  cheaper smelting he would surely attract British Columbia ores to his smelters on the American side.   In this manner it would be .quite within his power  to annihilate the smelting industry in  British Columbia within a twelvemonth,  and to prevent its resurrection for all  time. . No one wishes to stop Mr. Hill  from  mining  coal  or  making coke  in  British Columbia and shipping it to the  United States.   As an abstract; proposition, there is nothing to be said against  that.   But it-would' be -a very different  matter if the  minister of the interior  were to vest Mr. Hill with a monopoly  of the  fuel supply  oi  the Kootenays,  since in that case Mr. Hill could notbe  hindered from using it to the rtiin :��� of  British Columbia smelters'.    Mr. Sifton  cannot but be aware of the pit which  the Crow's Nest Coal Company is digging for him and for the interests, of  British Columbia as well.   It has been  suggested that   the  provincial   government should be asked to interfere.   Under the. grant transferring the coal land  to the Crow's Nest Coal Company, it has  the power to levy any royalty, say pf j 53  per ton "with the proviso that this royalty should not be imposed upon coal  going to American smelters which do  not smelt British Columbia ores.    By  this means Mr. Hill would be prevented  from wresting nature's bounty to us out  of-our-hands^and-converting^it^into^a-  weaponfor our destruction.  Turning the Tables  Here is an interesting story from the  South African Mail, of how a British  officer turned the tables upon his captors.    Captain H. C. B. Phillips of the  Thirteenth Imperial Yeomanry, operating with Methune's forces in the western Transvaal, was going his rounds a  few days ago visiting the sentries on  the outskirts of the camp, when, in un  isolated position he was suddenly confronted by three Boers, of whom two  were armed.   They made him prisoner,  and at once proceeded to .divest him of  his   personal   property,   uniform,    etc.  They had got possession of pretty well  everything except his spurs, which they  ordered him to remove.    He declined,  at the same  time  telling   his   captors  that if they wanted   them   they   must  take them themselves, whereupon  two  stooped down to unfasten   the   straps,  captain Phillips being covered with the  rifle of the third man. No sooner, however, had the two   men   got   into the  kneeling position than captain Phillips,  with two well-directed   blows,   bowled  them both over, and seizing the Mauser  of one, which had been incautiously laid  on the ground, felled the Boer who was  covering him with a tremendous blow on  the side of the head with the butt end  of the rifle, giving him his quietus, not,  however, before he had fired, the bullet  passing uncomfortably near to the gallant  officer's  head.     Captain   Phillips  then turned the tables.by securing the  two Boer prisoners and marching them  into camp.  ST0RTETTES,  to  We will offer the balance of our Fall and "Winter  Stock at Bargain Prices to clear before stock taking-.  Sale commences Monday, January; 6th, 1902.  It is related that once when a captain  in the army was cornered by the enemy,  he addressed his men as follows: "My men,  light like demons until your powder gives  out, then run. I'm a little lame. I'll start  now."  Little prince Edward of Wales, son of  England's heir apparent, said the other day  to a lady who was visiting the royal children In their nursery: "Do you think that  great grandmamma Is tiuite happy in heaven?" "Yes, dear," replied the lady, "don't  you think so?" "Well, 1 am not quite sure,"  answered he. "you see she will have to  walk behind the angels there, and here  she always walked in front."  An error of a new clerk in the mailing  department of an eastern publisher was  responsible the other day for the mailing  of a prospectus to a .world famous statesman, who had been dead for some years.  The letter was returned a few days later  with the following indorsement: "In heaven, ������, 1901. Gentlemen: As your publications are not permitted to circulate here  I believe it would be useless for me to subscribe for them. Yours respectfully." and  here followed the name of the famous  statesman.  Ladies' Black  and Tan Kid  Gloves. Special  Sale price 75c  per pair.  Childrens and  Ladies' Cashmere and Wool  Hose at 25c per  pair.  to  to  to  to  to  Bargains  Silk Blouses.  in  to  to:  to  to  to  Flannelette  Shlrfc Waists to  clear at 50c.  Black Sateen  Waists at cut  prices.  Ladies' and  Childrens' Un-  dervests and  Drawers from  25c up.  Ladies' Dress  Skirts at $2 up.  Ladies'Ready  to-Wear Suits,  Costumes and  Jackets, Latest  Styles, at half  price.  Wool Dress  Serge in black,  myrtle, grey,  brown and cardinal; former  price 45c, sale  price 25c.  Ladies' Dress  Cloths, complete  stock of Poplins  Serges, Henrietta, in black and '  in all the new  shades, at low  Bargain Prices  during the sale.  But the readiest way out of it is for  Mr. Sifton to lease the land south: of  Morrissey to some company in no way  controlled or likely to be controlled :by  Mr.  Hill  and  his  friends.    The  Canadian Pacific railway  is  debarred   from  mining at the Crow's Nest pass by ;its  agreement with the existing coal company, otherwise it would be well to give  it the land south of Morrissey in order  to Insure an efficient competition in the  interests of British Columbia as against  Mr.  Hill  and his  friends,  who in  this  affair,  represent   Montana,   Idaho,  and  Washington.   There is nothing to prevent Mr. Sifton, however, from leasing  the land south of Morrissey to persons  who would co-operate with the Canadian,  Pacific. . In no other way that we can  see can Mr. Hill's attempt to secure a  monopoly  be  frustrated.    Fortunately,  the matter has nothing to do with party  politics.   It is purely a question as: to  whether British Columbia interests are  to be safeguarded at a vital spot or sacrificed to foreign competitors, who, witness their high duties on lead and lead  ore and the operations of their smelting trust, have   no  bowels   for us  and  no thought of anything but their own  aggrandizement.    Mr. Hill's railway to  Fernie   will   be   completed   in a   few  months.    It is advisable, therefore, that;  the rival company should be allowed to  open ground at once so that it may be  in a. position to begin shipping at the  earliest possible date.    To delay would  simply be to play into Mr. Hill's hands.  The question is one of such transcendent  moment to the Kootenays that the Nelson Board of Trade and similar bodies  elsewhere ought to lose no time in giving expression to their views. Mr. Sifton  will act all the more promptly if fortified by the public opinion of British Columbia conveyed to him and to all others  in the East in unmistakable language.  When asked what he thought of a certain  captain who frequented the Essex links, a  Scotch caddie said: "Weel. sir, he's a vera  nice gentleman and a good . gaufer, but  he's awfu' nerra, awfii' nerra." "Narrow?  What do you mean Donald?"' "Weelv. sir,  it's this way. After the game was over and  I had carried his clubs, up to the house,  he says: 'Donald, will ye have a draw?'  and I said: Ido be verra pleased, so'he  gets the bottle and he pouring away Into a  glass, and I wanting to be genteel, says:'  Stop! Stop���and he stopped."  A story Is told of a naval officer, who had  ^beeircharged^with���someslight-ofl'ensc-and^  ordered under arrest. He presented himself  in full dress uniform, but without his  sword. "I can't arrest you," said the captain, "unless you come prepared to submit  your sword to me." The officer explained  that he had not received his sword from  home, but that it was on the -way. "Then  go and get one." was the reply. So the officer skirmished among his brother officers,  until he obtained a sword. Returning. ;he  handed it to the captain, and wns placed  under arrest according to regulations.     !  ��� L. IX. Sloclcwoll, tlio popular nctor, shld  that some ���.���ears ago in this city, when  Peter Jackson, tho colored pugilist. -\yas  a feature in n revival of "Uncle Tom's  Cabin." "Bill"Nye was to have lectured; at  the Baldwin then tor, but was greetod 'by  such n. small audience that he excused himself and went over to hear Jackson talking  of the pearly pates to little Eva. After the  performance Stockwell met Nye In the  lobby of the theater, and he exclaimed:  "'Hello, Nve! AVhat. did you think i of  Peter?" "Well," responded the humorist,  drylv. "anatomically he .was great, but  Uncl'-toiiiically he was the worst I ever  saw."  OPERAHOUSE  Ladies' Flannelette Wrapei s, former price $1.50,  sale price 75c.  ^Ladies'^E i cl err  down    Dressing  Jackets at cost.  Flannelette  Night Dresses at  50c. each. *!  Friday and Saturday  JANUARY 1041th  .HIGH-CLASS  0  In pur Men's Department we offer  special bargains in Men's Ties, Scarfs,  Gloves, Night Shirts, Shirts aud Drawers.  TRADE  Q  mth  )MARK  Best makes in Ladies Corsets, Straight  Fronts.    Bargains-in D ^lc A, Orompton,  :alid^-Kr_make_. :  3 HOURS FUN  POPULAR PRICES  25, 50 and 75c  Reserved seats Thursday at 11 o'clock  a. m. at McDonald's.  to  to  to  to  to  All our stock of Ladies and Children's  Fur Capes, Boas, Muffs and Collarettes at  cost.   Electric Seal Jackets from $25 up.  Ladies Jackets at  $2150 each and up  less than cost.  .....'���Dress Skirts, Suits  Costumes, Mantles  and Jackets at half,  price.  Men's White  Shirts during  sale at $1.00.  Colored and  Regatta ; Shirts  from*75c;up.  Bargains in  Fleece - Lined  Drawers and  Shirts.  OPEN BACK &.. FRONT  House; Furnishings Department.���We  offer Special Bargains in All-Wool Grey  and White Blankets, Wool Comforts,  Eiderdown Quilts, etc.  MILLINERY  BEPT.  See   our  special  trimmed   Hats  at  $3.50 each reiady to wear.  HATS HALF  PRICE  m  to  ��� i ���  m  ;*c*  to  to  to  to.  rA  to  to  to  to  to  to  9\  to  to  to  -to-  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  9\  to  Reduced prices in Lace Curtains, Portieres, Table-covers, Quilts, Window-shades  Curtain Poles, Carpets, Art Squares, Rugs  Wool, Tapestry and Brussel Carpets,  Floor OW Cloths and Linoleums.  SALE FOR ONE WEEK ONLY, COMMENCING JANUARY 6th, 1902  i-C".    ��^ .ST.*^.^..-*   ���^-.'������^t-^^jj^,^,. ���'"'���'-���^^-���^-^���'^���^^/^���'^'���^������^���^^���^'���^^���^���./^���^^���rf^.^*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  'to  to  to  m THE NELSON TRIBUNE: THIIESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 9, 1902.  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up���$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       8 ?6 581.61  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clovston Qeneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Hranohee ln London (England) New Yohk,  Chicago, and all the prlnolpal oltiea ln Canada.  Buy and Boll Sterling Exchange and Cable  Trfttisfors  Grant Commercial aud Traveler-' Credlte,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Colleotiono Made, Kto.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  "WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital.       ���     -     -     f g 000.000  Reserve Fund,       ....  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  IMPERIAL BANK  OZET    0_A_3_T-__-_D-__-  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President,  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. ��1. O.  New York  Ofiice, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 6- Branches in Canada and the  United States.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  THE BRIDGE OF ELOPEMENT  Courtship of Two Mexican Loveis.  Anselmo Rejano grew weary of Beatrice's  reckless mind. "Give me some little soft  thine;," murmured he.,,  And Beatrice wrote to him thus:  ���'Without love 1 would prefer to die.  What is the husk of life good for? Just  two things are worth while. Without them  ���cut the cord and have done. Thoy aro  love and money. But a false lire may keep  up life; and this is the false (ire, that I  know you love some other woman.  BEATRICE."  Uo was sick ot that. Ho went to the  stables of his father, the rich mayor of  Silao, and ordered his best horse saddled.  He rode ui> the gorge to Guanajuato, and  arrived In that city of crags and silver in  the evening as the moon rose. Behind him,  unseen, had ridden some one else, following.  The street over which hung the little balcony of the Soledad, tlie daughtr of Guanajuato's governor, was six feet wide. Soledad's window was on the third lloor; she  was young, tender, and amorous. Her  father, senor Sedano, a man of immense  wealth and power, was as violent as rich,  more jealous than powerful. She longed  for men. lie, fearing they might carry her  oft", had a guard to go around his house all  night, for the house occupied a block by  itself, and the.governor was morbidly cautious.  Under this balcony In the moonlight rode  Anselmo, muffled up. The guard, who at  least could not prevent his stopping there,  walked round and round, passing Anselmo  every few minutes, in the intervals the  youth said: "Soledad! AVhat can I do?  Just die���aching for you? No, there is a  way to get you."  She rustled whitely up there In the balcony, trembling, and said: "I love you,  and want to Hy away with you. But  wouldn't they kill us, Anselmo?"  "To bo. killed together is to live. This  building opposite has a window facing  yours. All the balconies of both houses,  save those of the third stories, are barred.  Both yours and the opposite ones are open.  Did you know, Soledad, that your father  owns this other building, too?"  "No," she called down excitedly. "What  are you going to do?"  He laughed. "I have tented it from him!  Ha! ha! You are my crescent moon up  there���in a white cloud! t can scarcely  speak���I have rented it! The keys will be  mine tomorrow; the window opposite your  own���six feet from you���will bo mine tomorrow."  She sighed with long rapture. He heard  her lips make the faint sound of kissing;  and. not daring to stay longer, she withdrew. Ho rode away, and Beatrice, now  cm toot crept around the corner where,  dressed like a street vendor, she had  crouched and heard.  The following morning a lady, beautifully appareled, was ushered into the presence of the Guanajuaot governor. Sedano's  beardless face was that of an acrid, violent  man.  "Who are you? Sit down," he said.  "I am Beatrice Negrete, daughter of  your dead comrade."  "Ah, you look like him���the same reckless eyes."  "Senor Sedano you have rented a house  to the son of the mayor of Silao. Didn't  you know, discriminating parent, that  young Rejano is in love with Soledad?"  "What," cried Sedano, leaping up in a  fury. "How do you know? Drop your sarcasm!"  "He will run away with her; I heard him  tell her so," she said coolly.  He sat down, Inflamed and bewildered.  "Bah," he cried, grasping at a straw, "you  have some grievance. This is only a lie told  to harm him."  She   laughed   a   low,   continuous   laugh.  "Here  Is a  proof,"   she  said.  He received  _.and-read_thls_spasmodlc^npJ:ejn^SpJe_dad'JL  handwriting:  "Anselmo ��� love ��� Soledad ��� love!" No  more.  "Where did you get this? The son of that  plebeian  upstart in Silao!"  "Never mind, listen. You are hatching  a scheme to put him out of the house. Too  late. You trusted my father. Trust me.  1 have been spurned by Anselmo. 1 am a  cynic when it comes to husks of life. So���  our desires are equal. TMs is the plan you  will follow. You need Incriminating evidence. Such you cannot get unless you let  them hatch the elopinent. I give* you a  woman's word that I will learn the plans.  When the hour arrives you shall bo there  with witnesses, to catch him in the act.  Soledad Is so young that you will havo the  law against him and can ruin him. As  for her���it will not hurt her; she is too  Utile; the world will love her the more���  the world always does. Are there two keys  to any of the doors?"  "The two rear ones."  "Then keep those duplicates, Anselmo  will not know."  "But how can you learn their plan? In*  cried, turning to her with incredulous exasperation."  "None in the household knows me; take  me In as her maid."  He stared. Her eyes were steady and  brown. He blatantly denounced the  scheme; he would waylay Anselmo and  pummel him with immediate frankness.  Sho withered this Idea with her mocking  ridicule. She proved every other scheme  impossible won his faith at last, and made  him consent. The watchman who went  round the governor's house was bidden to  bo careless.  Soledad, all a tremble, and seining to  melt awav because of the blaze within her.  liked the' new maid. For Beatrice let her  have her wilful way, and stay awake at  night and run to the balcony in her white  night gown in the small hours to gaze al  the faded moon and dream with clasped  hands. Soledad's little palpitating heart  wa.s mad with love.  At length hearing one night a gentle  whistle under the balcony, she crept there,  let down a string and drew up this note:  "Tuesday at midnight I shall have horse?  ready in the rear of my rented house. Exactly as the cathedral bell strikes twelve  take the longest board from under the  mattress of your bed. thrust it out of your  balcony across the street to my window.  Creep but on it, cross the street, and have  no fear. Come to my window and tap.  You will have seen no one���but have faith."  She could hardly control her fingers to  write:  "My soul. I shall fly to you. I feel that l  hardly need the board. Oh, Anselmo, when  T crep out on it, T shall have to shut the  wooden leaf of my window quickly, lest  the maid run in and see me over the street.  And when you shut the leaf it has a lock  which snaps and cannot be opened from  the outside. Alas!���thus shall I be shut  away with no retreat, and must commit  myself to you."  The string brought this scribbled answer:  "So much the better. The window leaf  will shut away the past. T am the future."  Sho kissed and hugged these notes and  curled up in bed with them. She hid them  }n a tiny hole In the mattress, where, with  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  much more difficulty than she anticipated,  Beatrice found them.  Anselmo had removed no furniture into  the rented house and came there seldom.  One day at dusk, Sedano and the maid,  using the duplicate keys, entered. "This  door is nearest the rings In the gVirden  wall to which he will tie his horses," said  Beatrice. "The same door is nearest the  staircase up which ho intends to bound.  Hence, through this door will he come.  The watchman will be here ready to seize  him when he descends with Soledad. Leave  these plans to me. T shall instruct the  watchman. I shall properly place him and  dona Fatiga, wife of the treasurer, who  shall be informed of the need of witnesses.  As for you, lest we make a mistake in the  door, and he chooses the farther staircase instead, you shall enter this door at  half past eleven and wait within, near it,  to act if he comes there carrying Soledad."  The plan met Sedano's approval, who  rehearsed it with bitter satisfaction.  "Anselmo will hardly dare strike a  light," continued she, "and if there is delay above we shall all run up. Give me the  key for this first door; keep for yourself  that of the second, where you are to enter  and wait.'  She received the key.  On Monday  night  she brought the watchman.  "See here," she said, when they were  alone in Anselmo's rented house, "that  young villian Rejano is going to elope with  Soledad at half past eleven tomorrow  night. You have orders from senor Sedano  to obey me."  "Yes."  "Then listen. As yet no keys have been  delivered to Anselmo save that to this door,  therefore through this door will he come."  She pointed out to him the second entrance  which Soledad's father would use. "Before  half past eleven T shall station you in this  door. A man will there enter. That man  will be Anselmo Rejano, The enemy of  your master. You are therefore to spring  upon him. Taking him by surprise, you  can throw him down, perhaps stun, but  not otherwise injure him. put these irons  on him, and gag him. Then, barring the  doors which communicate with the rest of  the house, you will leave him a prisoner.  Your master orders that you then quickly  retire to your own house, and go to bed.  leaving the villian to him. Examine all  these doors now that you may know their  bolts in the dark. You are a powerful man;  Anselmo is a slight one; do you fear?"  "Leave the young cock to me. But what  am.I to get out of it?"  "This"���she paid him; "and twice as much  more on Wednesday."  The watchman went away and she sat  down in the lonely court on a ledge.  "t am a cynic," she said. "I would  rather devise a less cheap plan. But I will  not chew husks."  Tuesday night was dark. Tn the street  the only lamp was a smoky one a block  away.. At eleven o'clock into the deserted  court of Anselmo's rented house ������ came the  watchman and Beatrice in stealth. He had  wondered at the silken rustling of her  dress. She let him in through the first door  nearest the rings in the wall. She brought  him in the dark to the inner side of that  second door. There she stationed him, put  more money into his hand, laughed some  soft jest in his ear, and went away, rustling Into the darkness of-distant rooms,  He heard her no more.  Anselmo had saddled his two best horses  in Silao at dusk. All the wealth which his'  father had settled on him he had secretly  converted into bills and sewed them into  his clothing. At half past eleven he was  riding into the sleeping city. Little Soledad, trembling and eager Soledad, was  pulling out the board from under her mattress and staring at it with awe.  "It is very narrow," cried she, with a  sob.  On tho mountain silence broke the voice  of the cathedral bell ringing half past  eleven. The watchman in the dark heard  the footsteps of a man approaching that  second door. A key grated in the lock, the  door opened, a breath of night air came in,  and the door closed. A man's form was  brushing past the watchman. The latter  stretched out powerful arms, seized the  unseen body, threw his weight upon it, and  cast it to the floor. There was a cry, the  gag cut it short; there was a struggle,  the watchman's heavy knees on the chest  =o ��= the^victin*umadeJt_jiseless. Handcuffs.^  after a slight fight, overcame the power of  the arms of the captured. The watchman  bolted the inner doors, slipped through the  outer one, turned the key, and stole away.  Silence reigned, save for the rustling of  ��� silk somewhere In the darkness.  Soledad, in her chamber, turned her lamp  down low. The cathedral clock boomed  twelve. She threw open her balcony window, raised the plank, and thrust it out.  She trembled much, and the board all lint  fell. She put out all her strength, and the  board reached tho balcony across the way.  She gasped, looked at her empty bed.  blew out the light, and climbed out. Five  feet distant at the other end of the board  was tho unopened future. She began to  crawl. The board was very narrow and  tears ran down on her hands, and little  ���Soledad's heart was full of yearning.  Anselmo had entered the deserted court  and tied his horses to the rings in the wall,  lie opened the first door and sprang up tlie  staircase in the dark. The cathedral clock  was homing twelve. He came to the closed  Inner shutter of the window, which was  opposite Soledad's. Only the barest suggestion of tlie street lights came through  its chinks. He put forth his hands to tear it  open. They met a woman's face.. A woman's arms were about him in the dark,  a woman's lips met his, a woman's dress  was rustling.  Her voice whispered:  "Take me! It is Soledad. I found the window unlocked. T have but just came in."  He held her an instant in his arms; then  together, in love's impetuous, blind flight,  they hastened down the stairs, mounted  the horses and rode away.  Little Soledad, full of hope, the past  locked behind her, the future looked before  her, was creeping over the high bridge.  She caine to the glass, put her fingers on it,  tapped, and. murmured: "Open it, sweet  Anselmo."  But the window remained shut. She  waited -a. long minute. "Love must have  faith," she said.  "Love is faith."  She tapped again, up there, so high over  tho street, and there wns no response.  Five desolate minutes of failing hope gave  nlaco to despair. She was cold, too. The  irons of the balcony were too near the  glass to permit her to enter the balcony  itself. She was on her hands and knees on  tho board.  "I said." she wept, "T felt I did not need  the board. But, oh, Anselmo, you might at  least have got mo a wider one."  After a quarter of an hour, when she  was in a very pitiable mood, she managed  to sit down in the middle of the board with  her feet hanging over the street. She was  ton ashamed to call for help. Sho dared not  move. A fine mist, almost like rain, began  to blow about her. Thus forsaken, she sat  sobbing distractedly:  "You might at least��� you might at  least have got me a wider one."  Down the canon rode Anselmo and Beatrice, both muffled. The night did not give  up its secret and when his speed permitted.  Anselmo pressed her hand. He had one  hundred thousand dollars sowed in his  coat and vest. At Silan they would tako  the fast express for Mexico. She said  nothing, but wrapped her head and shoulders in her mantle. She hoped they would  not reach the station until the train was in  sight; then, once whirling away with him.  Capital (paid up)   -   $2,600,000  Rest       -       -       -    $1,850,000  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspeotor.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits roceived and  interest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all pert of Canada,  United States and Europe.  Spocial attention given to coll       ns.  J. M, LAY, Manager.  she thought to win him, though  for plan  she had but a nebula ol thoughts.  But when they drew up behind the station the train had not come. He lifted her  down, kissing her through her mantle.  He tied the horses and drew her Into the  waiting room, which was dark. Each  sought the darkness. She rested in his  arms and buried her face from the faint  radiance which came through the ticket  window.  "My life!" whispered he. "I have my fortune sewed in my coat. Ear away we shall  live together!"  The train whistled and they rose.  "One sight of you!" he cried, and, in the  light of the ticket window, tore the mantle  from her face.  He swore a terrible oath, and would have  leaped from her; she clung to his coat.  "Save me!" she cried, broken, but desperate. "1 have dared all. Can't you believe  and love this���this that is so terrible and  strong within me! Think of me!"  The train was thundering into the station; he, raging, wrenched himself free;  but left his coat in her hands. He was gone.  She entered the train in haste and went to  Mexico. She carried his coat and found  therein fifty thousand dollars. Tn her berth  she lulled herself to troubled sleep saying:  "Love and money. With half the husk will  life be worth the living?"  Anselmo galloped into Guanajuato at half  past five. The day was just beginning to  appear. Over tho street was the plank and  little Soledad sitting thereon.  "Mv heart!" cried he in agony.  "You might at least,  given me a wider  one-". . ��� ,     .    ,  He burst into his house. Scarcely had  he opened the door when Sedano leaped  upon him. But the handcuffs hampered the  attack. Anselmo hurled him to the floor,  where, his head, having struck the bricks,  he lay stunned. The lover sprang up the  stairs and threw the window open. She  came, damp and cold and weeping, into  his arms. He carried her down, and they  fled, lt is said that they went to Chile. In  Anselmo's vest there were fifty thousand  dollars. ,      '  In Mexico lives Beatrice, a stern, but  mocking woman; and every night as she  lies down, she says: "With half the husk  and money, is it worth the living?"  Gat Howard's Successor.  In speaking of the Canadian scouts now  in South Africa aii exchange has the following to say of the commanding.officer:  "Colonel Ross, tho Canadian scouts' commander, has been distinguishing himself  again in South Africa. If the Imperial  government would put a few more practical lighters in command of divisions and  have the snobbish therorists in a place  of safety tho end of "the war would be  hastened. The wily De Wet, whose death  has been reported several times, .��� is still  very much alive, it seems. Many hoped he  had gone to rest, but resting does not appear to be in his line, llo objects also to  seeing other people rest. That is why he is  so unpopular with the British. Some clay  he may run against colonel Ross, the Canadian, and then there will be an interesting  time. Colonel Ross is from Battleford. and  is now commanding tho Canadian scouts  in South Africa, organized by 'Gat' Howard. The west is proud of this gallant Canadian, who first won fame during the rebellion of 1SS5, when he acted as scout for  colonel Otter. He is climbing upward on  real merit."  The best of It is that Charley Ross left  Ottawa considerably put out because he  could not get on one of the contingents. He  went to Boston and through the good offices of a number of Ottawa officers secured passage on a hay boat bound for  South Africa. Arriving there he hunted  around for employment in a fighting line,  and at last struck lord Kitchener, who  made him a lieutenant in Roberts' Horse.  When the late "Gat" Howard organized  the Canadian scouts, Ross was with him  in it and on the former's death succeeded  to the command. That's perseverance.  to  to  9\  9\  &******************************  to  9\  ffL  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  %  1890-BBTABIJBHBD IN NBLSON-1902  Before stock taking this month a  REDUCTION  OF  10   PER  CENT  will be given on every dollar.  *  Hi  Hi  Hi  !_  Ht  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  But come early and you shall have our prompt attention. Engraving free of 3  charge this month. As I employ the best watchmakers and jewelers, all our work j^  is guaranteed.   Both mail and express orders shall have our prompt attention. **  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Jacob Dover,  "The Jeweler."  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���/��?�� : -_-_-__���^^~_��^�����^��������    i^i  <4ff?U^^  station he leaned far out of the cab window and was struck on the head by a mail  catcher. He did not utter a sound, but  sank down unconscious. When taken out  of his cab at Greenville, it" was found his  head was crushed, and he died shortly  after being removed to his home at  Youngstown. The passengers on the train  were not aware that they had been whirled  over the track at a 60-mile an hour clip  without an egineer at the throttle, until  tho train was stopped at Greenville.  Bank Cashier Short.  TAUNTON, Massachusetts, January 6.���  Harry H. Townsend, cashier of the Bristol  County National Bank, is reported to be  .$35,000.short in his accounts, the deficit being found tonight by bank inspector Ewart.  The director also said that cashier Town-  send when the irregularities were called  to his attention admitted he was short in  his accounts the amount stated.  Elevator Destroyed by Fire.  PORT HURON, Michigan, January G.���  The elevator of the Port Huron Elevator  Company was destroyed by Are tonight.  This leaves but one elevator in this city  to handle the immense amount of grain  carried by the Grand'Trunk from the upper lake ports. The financial loss is $25,-  000.  -. "  Committed.  OTTAWA, January 8.���Robert MacGreg-  oiya local bartender, was committed for  trial today on a charge of rape, alleged to  have been committed in .the Ottawa hotel  on a young French girl from St. Lin, Quebec.  BUSINESS DIBEOTORY.   AgCHrracTS.        j  A. C. EWART, ARCHITECT���ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  DRAYAGB. ~~  FURNITURE, "PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store, Ward Street.  FTONmJRB.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  rtew postoffice building, Vernon Street,  Nelson.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  No One at the Throttle.  SHARON, Pennsylvania, January 7.���  A fast passenger train on the Erie rail-  =road=ran-ten-.miles_today_sunguidcd,^whilc^  the enginer lay with his head crushed on  his accustomed sent in the locomotive.  The fireman did not discover the accident  until the train whizzed by a station at  which it was chcduled to stop. The engineer was Jack Welsh, of Youngstown, Ohio.  As the train approached the Sugar Grove  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR^SALB.   SEWING  MAC-HNEsToF  ALL   KINDS  for -sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.   FOR^RENT.   FO'.: RENT ��� Eight-room house, with  bath, on Mill street, between Hall and  1-Jendryx. Apply at premises. Mrs. A. Manson.  TO LET.���KOUX ROOM COTTAGE ON  Park street, opposite hospital. Rent, including water, $12 per month. Apply E. Ivilby,  next door to Rossland Hotel, Vernon street.  LODGJiRS.  FOR RO-..1. AND TABLE BOARD. AP-  ply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to  apply at tho next sitting of the board of  license commissioners for the City of Nelson, to bo held after the expiration of  thirty days from the date hereof, for a  transfer of the retail liquor license now  held by mo for tho "Grand Hotel," situate  on Vernon street in the City of Nelson, on  the east half of lot 4, block 2, sub-divlslon  of lot 95, group 1, West Kootenay district,  to John Biomberg of the City "of Nelson.  .   GUS  NELSON.  AVitness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  NOTIOE.  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In the matter of the Winding Up Act.  Chapter 129 of the revised statutes of  Canada and amending acts, and in the  matter of tha Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  Notico is hereby given that the honorable  the_chief justice has fixed Friday the 17th  clay of January,-"1902,���a.t~the "hour"of."11"  o'clock In the forenoon at the Law Courts,  Now Westminster, British Columbia, as  tho timo and place for the appointment of  an official liquidator of the above named  company. J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  District Registrar.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.-CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers iu assayers' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.  ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  FRSH AND SALT MEATS.      '  P. BURNS & CO., BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln iresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCRIES.  COMFORTABLY FURNISHED ROOMS  to rent on Silica street, between Ward and  Kootenay streets. Apply,. I* Peters.  ���'" ' "        /''  EMPLOY MEN*-:'AGENCY^___^  *^ANA_)IA^ri_MPLOyMENT AGENCY-  WANTED help of all kinds; men for railroad construction. Large warehouse for  storage. Prosser's Second - Hand Store,  AVard street, Nelson.  WANTER  AV ANTED. /- GALVANIC BATTERY.  Must be of modern construction and cheap.  Address B, Tribune.  _^"J^ING^ACHIT^S_TOR SALE^  SEAV1NG 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.  J?UPILS_ WANTED.  WANTED PUPILS ON PIANO OR Olt-  gan by Mrs. Starmer Smith. Apply residence, or P. O. Box 137.  GIRL WANTED.    ^VANTe'd^A~WO&1AN OH~Gl'll\i TO  help with housework and baby. Good  wages. Apply to John Hutcheson, Cranbrook, B. C.  OEKTIPIOATE   OF  IMPROVEMENTS.  Notice: Ray of Hope mineral claim, situate in tho Nelson mining division of  West Kootenay district, located on Duhamel (Six-mile) creek. Take notico that I,  Charles AAr. Busk, free miners' certiflcato  No. 5i),S25, as agent for AV. J. Goepel, free  miners' certiflcato No. 50,500 John Paterson, freo miners' certificate No. 50,727, and  self, intend sixty days from tho date hereof to apply to tho mining recorder for a  certiflcato of Improvements for tho purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the  above claim. And further tako notico that  action under Section 37 must be commenced  before tho Issuanco of such certificate of  improvements.  CHARLES W. BUSK.  Dated this second day.of January, A. D.  1902.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, L.IM-  ited, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLPITCH & 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.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-CORNER  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary.   ^  NOTICES OF MEETINGS.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, K. K.; A. W. Purdy, Cora.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NFLSONLODGE, NO. 23, A. F. &  each month. Sojourning brethren  A. M., meets second Wednesday in  invited.  lk  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council has been pleased to make the following appointment:  Frank AV. Hardy of Ymlr, Esquire, 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, J. P.  THE DELMONICO.  The Delmonlco restaurant after this date  will be under the management of J. AV.  Tramill, who has purchased a half interest  in the business with J. P. Forestell. Ihe  kitchen is now in charge of the latter, .and  again tho union cards are in sight. Hot  waffles and good coffee a specialty. First-  class buttor, pure maple syrup and cream  always on hand.  TRY   THE   DELMONICO.  Nelson, January 1st, 1902.  NOTIOE.  In tho matter of an application for a duplicate  of a Certificate nfTitlo to an undivided half o  Lot 12. Block 11 in tho Town of Nelson.  Notico in horoby given that it. is my intention  to issuoat the expiration of one month from tho  first puhliration hereof a duplicate of tho Certificate of Title to tho abovo mentioned undivided  half of Lot 12. Block 11 in the Town of Nelson in  I ho nnmo of Joseph Hetherington BoweR, which  Certiflcato is dated the 8th day of November,  181*7. and numbered llilic.  H. F. MACLEOD.  Land Registry Office, District Registrar.  Nelson, B.C., 3rd Dooombor, 1901.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. O. E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions Invited. Charles G.  Mills, _.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, NO 96, W. F. of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley Streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. J. R. McPherson, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays  of each month ln Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardiner, recording  secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION ���  Meets at Miners' Union: Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, sec-  re tary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  In Miners' Union Hall. John Burns, sr.,  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS' AND AVA1TERS' UNION, NO.  141, W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays In each month at  8:30 p. m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president; J.  P. Forrestell, secretary; H. M. Fortler, financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening ln tho Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary.   P. O. Box 16L  Itons & Co.  Hbad O-Tiob at  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets ��t  Nelson,  Rossland,  Trail, Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne*  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ���>*������-..-' .   ALL KINDS OK  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN 8EASON  K. W. 0 BLOCK  WARD 8TREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  821 TO aW BAKER STREET, NELSON  AMEI{ICAH AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated dy Steam 26 Cents to SI  IMPERIAL BREWING COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  Z. B. MoM-LNUS, lUlHf��r.  Bar stocked with best brand* ot wise*,  liquors, aae dears. Beer oa draught. Larga  comfortable raoaaa. Tint class table boar*.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  TumoB BTHsirr, kelson.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  ->_-(��� oomfortabla bee-rooms aad flrst-  elaas dlnln* room. Sample rooms for oooh  mareial an.  RATE8 S2 PER DAY  UrsrEr CrCiarl^Prapr  Lata of tha Royal Hotal, Calvary  Njadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson.  NOTIOE.  Notice Is hereby given that a court of revision and appeal tor the Nelson assessment district will bo held in the court  house. Nelson, on Saturday, January the  11th, 1902, at 10 o'clock a, m.  JOHN A.  TURNER,  Judge of the Court of Revision and Appeal.  Nelson, B. C. 23rd December, 190L  DRUG STORE EARLY CLOSING  ON AND AFTER JANUARY 1st.  The public is notified that on and after  January 1st our places of business will  close at 9 o'clock every night except Saturday and the day preceding a public holiday.  Sunday hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2:30 to 4:30  p. m., 6:30 to 8:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK & DRUG CO., Ltd.,  W*. F. TEETZEL & CO.,  J. H. VANSTONE.  OF    COURSE    YOV   "WANT    THK     BUST-  THEN   OO  TO  ARTHUR    GEE  In Tremont Block.   Ho will butt vou.  Largo stock of imported season's goods.  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, noxt door to Oddfellows' Hall I ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  P. O. Box 633 NELSON, &C.        '  LIQUOR8 AND CIGARS.  The only hotal la Nelson tbat has remained under on* management since 18W.  The bed-rooms are wall furnished and  lighted by electricity.  The bar la always atooaea by the beat  domeatlo and lmportad liquors aad cigars.  THOMAS MADDBN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAKD.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street Best dollar a day  house ln town. House and furniture new  and first class ln every respect Lighted  by gas. Room and board (5 to $6 per  week. No Chlneee employed here.  J. V. O'LAUQHUN. Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  Tha Beat $1 per Day House ln Nelson.  None but white help employed.   The bar Ute  best.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BB-W-BS USBORini OT  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular deUvery to the traaa,  BfUBWSIRY  AT  N-__BON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THB  MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THH  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSKPHINE STREET m  I  m  pi  ���n*~.���****. S-rl-e*  l^^^]v-l^_rrx^4i_i:-��� .x.- ~n r-f-yTw^i t- ���*���*-*. *��^^��� ��� **- r**i~��**���** ��*��� ���__������-----  _*M3 K13LSGK TRIBUKEi MOMMY MOBttH-fG, JANUARY flf 1002  .���VI  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE Af E OFFERING AT VERY LOW PRICES.  Ht  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  HI  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  m  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  $  Hi  Hi  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Dressing Oases  Gents' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Oases.  Gents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Hair Brushes of all kinds  I W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  Hi  %:*** *** *** ************* *** ******************************  %  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  m  *��  m  m  m  m  ���s  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  5 a. in.  Daily.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  Cranbrook, "Marysville. tfort  Steele, Klko, Fernie, Michel,  Blairmoro, Frank, "Macleod,  LcthbriilKc, Winnipeg, and  all Eastern points.  4 p. ni.  Daily.  LEAVE  6:40 p. in  Daily  6:40 p. m.  Daily  8 a. m.  8 a. m.  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.,  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Imrjorters and Dealers ln Shelf and Eeavy Hardware.  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY o  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead.  Re velstoke, ana all points east  and west on C.l'.R. mtrin lino.  Itobson j Trail and Rossland  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoenix. Greenwood  and Slid way.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily oxcept Sunday)  ARRIVE  10:10 p-ui,  p.m  fly  l>a:  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:3a a.m.  LKAVK  10 a. m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  ABRIVB  3:40 p. m.  legislature,  but  the government  will not  alter the act in any way.  Turner-Beeton Reorganization.  VICTORIA, January 8.���According to  cables received today the arrangements  which have been in hand for some time  to form a company to take over the business of Turner, Beeton & Co. have been  Completed in .London, and the business  will be continued as usual. The company will be fromed immediately and  it is said to be a very Strong one financially. In view of the reports that have  been in circulation for some days past  this will be particularly pleasing news,  the firm being one of the oldest established ones and having branches in Vancouver and Nelson, besides large interests in other parts of the province.  ���*_&__. _a_  ���#**-������*  to?  to  to  H. BYERS & CO.  LEAVE  i p.m.  i p. m.  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily oxcept Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch,  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)   ABRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a.m  Delagoa Line Reopened.  LONDON, January 8.���A Reuter dispatch from Lorenzo Marquez reports  that an agreement has been signed there  by representatives of the high commissioner and the governor-general of Mozambique providing for the reopening of  the Delago line for civil traffic at the  rates prevailing before the war and for  the importation of natives for the mines  from Portugese territory. The agreement takes effect immediately.  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  Depot  9:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  DaUy.  LIMITED.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretory.  Have just leceived 3,000,0   feet of log? from Idaho, and w"e are. prepared to out the largest bill  timber of any dimensions oi  doors, and mouldings iu Kootenay.  of timber of any dimensions or lengths.   Estimates given at any time.   The largest stock of sash  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDS: 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 CEOT 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.  LKAVK  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson.  6:00 "p.m.  Daily  NELSON &  FORT  SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir,  Erie, Waneta,  . Salmo,  Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  Making through connections  at Spokane to the south;  east and west.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Depot.  6:45 p.m.  Mount'in  5:59 p.m.  Daily  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  Rabbi Moses Dead.  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, January 8.���  Rabbi Moses, one of the most prominent Jews in the United States is dead.  He led the reformed Judaism movement with rabbi Wise of Cincinnati.  There Were Sixty Applicants.  TORONTO, January 8.���Paul Jarvis, at  present a resident of Buffalo, but a member  of one of Toronto's oldest families, has  been elected secretary of the Toronto  Board of Trade, in plaee, of Edgar A. Wil-  ANNO UN CEMENT.  and keeps good time ��� today, although it  is not kept going steadily. In the outer  case of the old watch is the "sticker" of a  firm of Dublin jewelers who repaired the  watch in l*s26.  Mr. and Mrs. Morrow left this morning  for Cranbrook, where they will reside. They  Were accompanied by Mrs. Morrow's sister, Miss Nina Jackson.  aJ_J3=^Bl  &jQO.  James Dallas, who is well known at Nelson and Greenwood, returned to Nelson  yesterday from a trip to Baker City, Oregon, where he went to look over the field for  a business opening'. He says Baker City is  a place of about (WOO people and very quiet  at present���as quiet as any of the towns in  British Columbia. Mr. Dallas also went to  the Coast, and when there visited his old  stamping-ground, New Westminster. He-  says the people of that town still have  Brown and are patiently waiting for the  Bridge.  Both committees were at work yesterday  and last night, and when they adjourned  both met in-the rotunda of, the Madden  iioupe and cracked jokes" at the expense of  each other. Mayor Fletcher consoled alderman Madden for being so unfortunate as to  be left off the voters' list, and called on ex-  mayor Houston to testify as to the honest  methods he had adopted in revising the list.  The ex-mayor replied: "Yes; Fletcher, you  cooked tlie list to the queen's taste, just  as you said I did when I was mayor."  Deacon Cameron said he had been in politics all his life, but nowhere were the contests carried on with the same spirit of  good feeling as ln Nelson. Both sides are  working hard.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At the request of a number of my friends,  I have consented to become a candidate for  mayor at the next municipal election.  JOHN A. KIRKPATRICK.  Nelson, B. C, January 2nd, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  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  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  ���Tinware  4  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  * NELSON, B. C.  ���'^���'-.���"���'���^���'^���'^���'^���^���^���>*,^k��'&''flt'��S.'!_'J:C''S',S''��t>  TO  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  SANDON, B. C.    %  _[-_'.��r.'&'.ie'.e?'i0'.i~ 0*.**'*-.  ^n -^_^ ^p***- 9*1 -^_*_ ^p\ ^_^ ^_*_ s_*? Hi ���  to  to  to  '^&'^'^'9'1��'Zi'^'9>^.t��?'-  Clean Sweep.    No Profit Sale  NELSON,' January 2nd, 1902.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON;  In response to numerous requests of property owners and ratepayers, 1 offer myself  as a candidate for mayor of the City of  Nelson at the approaching municipal election.    Very   respectfully,      D.   LA BAU.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  ���Hf  m It will pay you to inspect the genuine Bargains we are offering  tlir   on our Immense Stock of  Boots and Shoes,    Gum Boots, Manitobas,  to    Cardigans, German Socks, Moccasins, Gloves, etc., etc.  Drop in and see our Bargain   Tables full  of snaps.     Cost not  considered.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  looal and oo_sti.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of ���11 kinds  IM WHAT YOU WANT Ifl NOT IN STOCK  WB "WILL MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PRICES  J. A. Sayward  HAL- ANTJ  _A*__ STB-KTS, NKLflOJ*  OFFICE AND  POCKET  DIARIES  FOR  1902  Canada Drug k Book Co,  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  ************************.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers m Tea and Coffee  ************************  We are offering at lowest prices the best  grades o Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Best1, Mocha and Java Coffoe, per  pound '. % 48  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pound-  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, i pounds  1 00  Special E.'end Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Speoial Blend Ceylon Tea, por pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Monument to Brave Men.  NEW YORK, January 8.���On the shores  of Lake Cleorge, near, the scene of the defeat of the French in 1754 by colonial troops  supported by the Mohawks, there is soon  to rise a heroic bronze statue of sir William Johnson and King Kendrick, his Indian ally, to whose sagacity the victory  was largely due.  This is the work of the Society of Colonial Wars. Frederick de Peyster, Samuel  P. Avery, and W. G. Langdon, the committee to select a design, have completed their  task and the statue is now being cast in  the work.6i of the Henri Bonnard Company  from a model by Albert Weinert.  A site for the memorial has been provided  by the village of Caldwell. There will be a  monument of granite 30 feet high, which,  standing at the head of Lake George,  willjae visible for_ many miles. Kcndrlck_ls  shown ln the costume of the Mohawk of"  that period and the statue illustrates an  incident which occurred at a council of war  before the victory. General Johnson appears wearing a coat of mail.  It is related that In August, 1754, the  French were making attacks in three directions. General Johnson proposed to divide his force into three different parties  to oppose them. Kendrick, when consulted,  picked up three arrows, handing one to  general Johnson, asking him to break it.  This the general did readily. Kendrick then  put three arrows together and handed them  to his ally, saying:  "Put them together and you cannot break  them; lake them ono by one and you will  break them readily."  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON: ..  At the.request of a large number of property owners and ratepayers I again offer  myself as candidate for mayor of the City  of Nelson at the coming municipal election, and respectfully ask all those who  think I have served the city's interests to  vote for me.    Yours respectfully,  ���    FRANK FLETCHER.  January 4th, 1902,  ANNOUNCEMENT.  ELECTORS OF^THE.EAST WARD:  Elected to' tlie council, as I was last year,  pledged'to-the principle of municipal ownership of public utilities, I seek re-election  this year on the same platform, and if successful I will do :everything possible to extend the electric lighting, water and sewer  systems, and keep them efficient and up-  to-dace. JOHN A. IRVING'.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902, - ���     .  ANNOUNCEMENT,  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Royal Shoe Store  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop.  THOS. LILLIE, Manager  to  to  to  to  ������a''&,a'a',S',i>,B>'^-,ia,a-*^rr,a ���*���'$  '���'0*-0?-0';0'-0T-09-0?-00-09   0j>-0B>  001  "^  Us., resigned. There were sixty applications  for the position.  High Jump Record Broken,  NEW YORK, January S.���The world's  standing. high jump record with skates  was broken tonight at Brooklyn by W. B.  Smith of Montreal, Canada. Smith jumped  4 feet, 6 Indies.  Mills Destroyed by Fire.  MILTON. New Hampshire, January S.���  The Milton leather board mills were destroyed by fire early today, causing a loss  of between $55,000 and $60,000.  Slaughtering    Sale  ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  I have consented to stand as a candidate  for alderman in the East Ward, and I am  thoroughly in accord with the party that  favors municipal ownership of public utilities. ��� CHRIS MORRISON.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT,  TO ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  I hereby announce myself as a candidate  for alderman for the East Ward at the  coming civic election. R. W. DREW.  Nelson, January 7th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  When a!t Erie, B. C, stop at the Mersey  hotel. Mrs. M. Collins, proprietress.  The big schooner of beer or half-and'-  half, 10 cents. Always fresh and cool. Club  Hotel. E. J. Curran.  NOTICE  For the next thirty days I will gfive  a great slaughtering sale on all lines! in  stock consisting of" boy's and mon'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 tho chance to partake of some  of tlie best bargains ever offered iu tho  Kootenays.  The sale is genuine, the stock new and  the prices away down.  ���   Call,  get prices,  examine  goods  and  be convinced   that   I am   offering   tlie  greatest bargains ever offered in Nelson.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  ^I'-eg'lb^o'ffer'my-  the West Ward and respeotfully ask your  vote and interest.        HAROLD SELOUS.  Dated January 4th, 1902.  I-IlVlITEr)  K. W. C. BLOCK  NKLSON  CITY AND DISTRICT.  The plan for the vaudeville performance  to be given in the opera house on Friday  and Saturday evenings opens at McDonald's confectionery store this morning at  11 o'clock. The performance promises to be  tho most attractive that Nelson's amateurs have put on.  John H. Nolan of the Nelson registry office is the possessor of a watch which may  be as old as the Spratt watch which in a  recent article in The Tribune was traced  back to ltiS9. Like the Spratt watch the  one Mr. Nolan has is almost and inch and  a half thick and has two cases, the outer  ono being of tortoise shell with copper lining. Just how old his watch is Mr. Nolan  has never ascertained, but it lias been in  possession of different members of the  family for over 1.NO yuai.s. It was manufactured by Jo Burn of Walsall, Staffordshire, Kngland. and bears the number  "non." The" watcli was presented to Sir.  Nolan's great grandmother, by her grandmother, upon the occasion of licr marriage,  Want to Make it Representative.  OTTAWA, January S.���A cable from  South Africa says the commander-in-chief  is desirous of making the Imperial Light  Horse representative of the various colonies by the addition to its strength of tho  squadrons from Canada and Australia. The  military authorities are not yet informed  whether this new squadron is to be taken  from the Canadian mounted rifles or made  up of Canadians at present serving in  South Africa. The Y.M.C.A. want to send  T S. Best, who accompanied the Second  Canadian Contingent, along with the Canadian Mounted Rifles. Application has been  made to the war ollice. The association is  willing to pay all his expenses. Three applications out of twenty were selected  this morning as Ottawa's quota of the Held  hospital corps for South Africa.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  I beg to offer myself as an alderman for  the West Ward and respectfully ask your  vote and Interest.      JOHN HAMILTON.  Dated January 4th, 1902.  If you want to keep cool during  the heat of the coming  _-_-_------^EtE0T,ON____________=  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  ANNOUNCEMENT.  Will Summons Morgan.  CHICAGO, January 8.���It is now stated  that it'is almost certain that before the  Interstate commerce commission finishes  its investigation of the big railroad merger  in the west a summons will be issued for  J. P. Morgan to appear as a witness. Mr.  Morgan's failure or refusal to appear and  give testimony would subject him to punishment f'dr contempt, the commission's  power to inflict such penalty having been  upheld by two federal supreme court decisions. The session at which Mr. Morgan  and his aides will likely be summoned to  attend Is to be held either in Washington  or New York some time after the Chicago  sitting Is ended.  Situation Practica'l/ Unchanged.  NBGAUNEE, January S.���The situation  is practically unchanged at the Negaunee  mine whore a number of the mon are entombed. There wns nothing accomplished  during the night. Officials of the mine now  say there are ten men and possibly twelve  under ground.  People Will Decide.  WINNIPI-G, January S.���Premier Roblin,  Interviewed today, said tho enforcement of  the prohibition act will be submitted to the  will of the people as soon as possible after  the close of the. session. Provision will be  made for this at the coming session oi the  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At the request of several I have consented to offer myself for election as alderman  for the West Ward and respectfully ask all  thoso who think the interests of the city  will be served by my election to vote for  me. JOHN ELLIOT.  Nelson, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO ELECTORS IN THE WEST WARD:  Ladies and Gentlemen: We beg to *=���;!ieit  your vote and influence in our behalf as  aldermen in the West Ward at the approaching election". We claim alieglarre  with no party or faction in the contest, but  if elected will serve you faithfully and justly in all matters affecting the Interests of  the city. AVe are in favor of civic ownership of puiil'c utilities and will advocate  the control of all franchises which by right  belong to the city.  (Captain) T>. C. McMORRIS.  T. J. SCANLAN,  Nelson, January 8th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  VOTE  FOR THE  BIG  Schooner  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  BISCUITS  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE WAFERS.  Also all kinds of Sweet Bi.cuits fresh from the factory.  BLUE   RITBBON   TEA.  Houston Block  Nelson. B C.  J. A. IRVING & OO.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  In response to the request of a large  number of property owners and ratepayers  I again offer myself as a candidate for  alderman In the East Ward of the City of  Nelson, at the coming municipal election.  Thanking you for your support in the past,  your vote and influence respectfully solicited, W. G. GILLETT.  Nelson, 13. C, January 4lh, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO ELECTORS OF THE EAST WARD:  Ladies and gentlemen, I beg to announce  myself a candidate in the forthcoming  election of aldermen for the East Ward  and respectfully solicit the favor of your  vote and influence.  JOHN PATERSON.  Nelson, B. C, January 4th, 1902.  ANNOUNCEMENT.  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At  the  request of a  number of electors  who   are   interested   in   school   matters,   I  have decided  to be a candidate for school  trustee at the coming election.  J. E. ANNA'ULE.  Nelson, January Sth, 1902.  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN  NELSON  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and  Stanley Sts.  1     E. J. CURRAN, Prop-ietor.  BEAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE BBOKERS  Agents for Trout Lake AdditK u.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the pal k.  And J. & J. Taylo. safes.  These safes can be bought fromi u-js  two year'B time without inteiest  Ward Bros.  833 "West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE  To the Publio and Union Men:  The Trades and Labor Council of the Ci iy of  Nelson have declared all Hotels, Restaurants  and Saloons employing Chinese in or around the  premises unfair to organized labor.  The following do not employ Chincso in s nch  capacity:  VICTORIA HOTEL  CLARKE HOTEL  TREMONT HOTEL  MADDEN HOTEL  SHERBROOI-E HOTEL  GRAMD CENTRAL HOTEL.  LAKE VIEW HOTEL  ROSSLANK HOTEL  GRAND HOTEL  KLONDYKE HOTEL  JOHN SPEAR  MANHATTAN SALOON.  BODEGA SALOON  GLUE POT SALOON  CLUB HOTEL  IMPERIAL RESTAI.*3J__NT*  KOOTENAY. HOTEL  IMPERIAL SALOON   ���  I  NOTICE  FOR""���  DOMESTIC  OR  STEAM  USE  .G.neral Agency, Telephone 265.  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER   STREET,  NELSON.  T_i._-noxK 145  ORDER YOUR  Tlil.KlMIONl- 35  COAL  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  ANTHRACITE A.ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Office: Baker Street,  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  TO OUR CUSTOMERS:  Owing to our large losses- �����_ collections  during the past year ana determining, to  treat all alike hereafter, we have Instruc ted  our drivers to allow no credit oi- and. alter  January 1st, 1!��2. Hoping you will recognize the justness of the change, we rem; tin,  jour obedient servants,  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDR"_*".  Nelson, December 17th, 1901.  $  Teaming and Transfer Work of  all  kinds.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil Company. Washington Brick, Limo &  Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents and brokers.  All  coal  and  wood strictly cash  on  de-   \\  livery.    ���  OFFICE 18<_ BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   147.  Private Tuition  Students prepared for departmental  and  othi'i' examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. C. SLATER,  V. .. ..       Fourth door above City Hall.;  1

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