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 el^on  ESABLISHED  1892  THURSDAY  MORNING,  JANUARY 23,  1902  DAILY EDITION  STOBT IS DENIED  FRENCH  OFFICIAL'S VERSION PUBLISHED  RECITES THAT BRITAIN BID NO  GREAT SERVICE  FOR  THE  UNITED STATES  !.     ST. PETERSBURG, January 22.���The  ��� , correspondent   here  of  the   Associated  i j- Press has obtained the following state-  i ir.ent from the Russian offlce regarding  i    the announcement made in the British  i house of commons on Monday concern-  : ing the negotiations between the powers  | before and  after  the outbreak of the  .'; Spanish-American war, and the assertions made by a British foreign official  \  to a reporter of the Associated Press on  ;  the same subject.    "Russia has always  i  been, and now is, extremely desirous of  ��� maintaining amicable relations with the  j United  States.    Russia never had any  intention of participating in any collect-  /e step  in  the Spanish-American dis-  mte,   which   did  not  directly  concern  ter, nor did Russia receive any'proposition having such  action in  view."   In-'  leed,   we  received   no  information   re-  ,    {anting  Austria's  alleged  initiative  or  ibout an attempt on the part of any of  !he powers to interfere in the interests  bf Spain."  - ;  PARIS,  January 22.���In  view of the  statement made by lord Cranborne, the  /British under secretary of state foreign  , 'affairs,  in  the  house  of  commons  on  , Mor -'jiy  on  the subject  of  representa-  ; tions made to Great Britain before and  , after the outbreak of the Spanish-Am er-  i ican war, and the dispatch of the Associated Press from London yesterday on  , the same subject, the correspondent of  the  Associated Press  made inquiry  in  an  authoriative quarter  here,  and  received the following explanation which  throws a somewhat different light on  the question.    In the flrst place, in the  Spanish   negotiations   at   the   end   of  March,  1397, to secure an intervention  of the powers in her favor, Great Britain* took the same attitude as France  and the other powers.    She neither"renounced  nor consented to join in collective action.   All the powers were hesitating until they ascertained the intention of the others.   Russia clinched the  matter   by   the   late   count   Buravieff's  blunt rejection of the proposal.    Subsequently, after general Woodfords conference with the Spanish premier, and  senor Gullon, the foreign minister, at  which  the latter indicated  the extent  of the surrender Spain was willing to  make to the United States demands, the  Austrian  government believing Spain's  surrender was sufficiently complete to  satisfy the United States, instructed its  . ambassadors to propose to the European  governments that a note be presented  at "Washington urging the United States  to accept Spain's offer and avert war.  The Spanish ambassador in London saw  A. J. Balfour, the first lord of the treasury, who must at that time have been  acting as secretary of state of state for  foreign affairs,  during the  absence  of  lord Salisbury at Beaulieu, France, who  "promised^ to-^instruct=lord-=Pauncefote^  to  act  alone,  or  with, his  colleagues,  with the view to maintain peace.    No  collective    action    was    agreed    upon,  though   Russia,   France  and   Germany  were   disposed   towards   a   movement  which would avert an outbreak of hostilities.    A  few hays,  however,  before  the war it was declared that Mr. Balfour had raised the objection to which  lord Cranborne alluded to in the house  of commons  on  Monday,  against, any  note whieh would have the appearance  of putting pressure on the United States,  or offering an opinion on  the United  States' attitude.   The Austrian proposition then fell through, and tlie subsequent joint resolution of congress rendered   any  further  action   out  of  the  question.  This was the extent of Great Britain's  action in favor of the United States.  The statement of a prominent British  foreign office official, quoted in the  London dispatch of the Associated  P'.ess, regarding France's alleged support of the Austrian proposition, is declared to be correct. France did not.  back up the proposal, and the French  ambassador in London confined himself  to making an inquiry as to what view  the British government took of the matter. France's attitude throughout was  friendly to the United States as well  as to Spain. She took no initiative in  any suggestion tending to put pressure  on the United States, nor at any time  requested Spain to resist. Her influence  was always directed, in the pour parlers  of the powers, to maintaining peace.  Rossland's Criminal Calendar  ROSSLAND, January 22. ��� Frank  Meyes, a stranger in the city, was sentenced to nine months imprisonment  in the Nelson jail for petty larceny.  Public gambling was opened up again  here a day or two ago and last night  the police raided the gambling houses.  Eight dealers were before judge Boult-  bee this morning, and were fined $10  each. Six of the number refused to  pay the fine anfl say they will serve 30  flays'in the cells'.  Displacing the Telegraph  CHICAGO, January 22.���The Illinois  Central railway within a short time will  ihav_   all   principal   stations   along   its  Jine equipped with  telephones for the  use of officials and employees in transmitting the orders and messages of the  company. Those who have experimented with the system claim for it  many advantages over the old telegraph system. They assert that by  means of the telephonic system the service will be practically revolutionized  with slight improvements, which are  inevitable, the telephone will furnish  greater safety for train orders; that the  erst of train operation will be decreased  and the results obtained vastly better  and that no less important is the con-  si a-nt personal contact between officials  and employees which the promoters say  is certain to result in a higher class  of service.  MOANA BROUGHT NO NEWS  Heard Nothing of Missing Condor  VICTORIA, January 22.���There is no  news of the Condor, and naval men are  considerably worrried. The Phaeton is  due at Astoria for orders, and the  Egeria will probably be ordered to sea  today to search for the mising craft.  The cutter Grant from the Vancouver  island coast reports that the Indians of  Barklay Sound have found a ship's  boat, which many believe to be a warship's lifeboat. It is sixteen feet long,  white painted inside and out. Some of  the officers of the Grant report that the  boat found is without doubt from a sailing vessel, probably that of a coasting  schooner whose wreck was seen battering on the beach, two miles east of Cape  Beale. The wreck was badly broken up  and could not be identified.  The Moana which was so anxiously  awaited brought no later news from  Honolulu than the Alameda, which has  already arrived at San Frncisco. She  left Honolulu on January 15th. The  Moana brought news that the Indian  war canoe, which was transferred into  a yacht by captain Voss and N. K. Lux-  ton, who sailed from here on May 21st  last, and arrived at Sydney after cruising across the Pacific, was to sail on  January 12th to continue the voyage  via Singapore, the Malay peninsula,  Ceylon, the Suez, and England to Nov  York. Peter B. Drummond, secretary  of the Sydney Canoe Club, joined the  advenurous Victorians at Sydney.  The Adelaide papers brought by the  Moana tell of a case where the bark  Letterwe's master had been arrested  for contempt of court, he having endeavored to flee from the marshall, who  held the vessel In bonds for the payment of damages to a ketch which had  been run down. The bark tried to sail  away with the marshall. She was becalmed and the police captured her with  a steamer and towed her back to port,  where the master was fined for contempt. An epidenmic of bubonic plague  has .broken out among the natives of  the Fiji group.  The mission of Mr. Edgell, on the  new Hebrides group, has been destroyed  by natives in revenge for an attack  made on the villagers by the French  recruiting vessel Julia. The missionary  was absent in the Solomon group. His  church, school, house and property  were burned.  Vancouver Police Puzzled  ' VANCOUVER, January 22.���Two curious cases are occupying the attention  of the local police. The first concerns  W. Shebley, who was sentenced two  years ago to a long term of imprisonment for rape. During his incarcera-  -tion-=sevei*al=-package5_were_sent_tO-J"he-  gaol from, storerooms, whose owners  alleged that Shebley had deposited  same with them for safe keeping. Upon  the packages being opened they were  found to contain the communion plate  stolen from St. James church, Vancouver, about three years ago. Shebley is  now being tried for this theft, but he  swears that he never had anything to  do with the goods nor did he deposit  any packages in the storerooms in question.  The other case involves a charge of  piracy, two men having stolon a sloop  and some money from the harbor and  sailed to Nanaimo, where their arrest  was effected. The men were brought  back by the police and the sloop was  handed over to two sailors to bring  back. En route the prisoners informed  the police that two sailors had been  originally associated with them in the  theft and their statement is confirmed  inasmuch that neither the sailors nor  the sloop have been seen since they  left Nanaimo.  Farmer Buys Green Goods  \Vn_KESBARR'3, Pennsylvania, January  22.���A green goods story became known  through the trial oC the A. A. Church vs.  W. O. Ruggles case, which ended in couvt  today. Ruggles had Church's note for $200.  Ruggles had received some green goods  circulars and was impressed. He gave  Church, his brother-in-law, $200 to go to  Elizabeth, New Jersey, and exchange the  good money for the bogus. Church, added  $100 of his own. As a receipt Ruygles gave  Church a note (or- $2001 Ho was lleeced out  of tlie' S'iOO 'by the green goods men and  was so badly scared that he ran into the  woods, spent the night there, and being  penniless, walked homo. Ruggles seized  some ot* Church's farm property on an execution to collect the $200. The jury decided  that he could take all but two cows and  four tons of hay, valued at $7(i.  comfortable and of compelling him to realize that he occupied an anomalous position.  He would find that he was omitted from  the invitation lists of the king's personal  friends. Of course, on all public occasions  he would be invited with the embassy of  Mr. "VVhitelaw Reld, but in those more intimate functions where it is the man as  well as the oflice that is honored, Mr.. Wetmore would encounter a chilliness hard to  brook by a high-minded man."  No objection has been made at the state  department from a British source to the  appointment of Mr. Wetmore as a member  of the special embassy. The statement attributed to Mr. White, secretary to the United  States embassy in London, in which he says  no objection has been heard there, has been  accepted at the state department as indicating that the incident of some years ago  will not interfere with the appointment.  In diplomatic circles some surprise is manifested at the unusual interest taken by  this country in the coronation. This eov-  ernment, it is pointed out, is setting a precedent. Similar action must be taken on  like occasions throughout Europe, else offense will be siven.  Neither senator AVetmore nor Mrs, Wetmore will make any statement regarding  the incident which angered the prince of  Wales at Tomburg. Mr. Wetmore did not  appear in the senate chamber today.  GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY  HANDY GUN MEN  GIVE ADDED INTEREST TO  A TEXAS CASE  FACTIONS   COME   TOGETHER  ON  THEIR   WAY   TO   A   MURDER  TRIAL   AND   FUN  BEGINS  cipally shares in a light and power company. Bright hails from Sandusky. He  is said to have made n fortune in  Buenos Ayras in electric light and trolley concessions, but a long fight in the  English courts, recently resulted adversely to him. He was admitted to  bail in the sum of ��2,000.  Whetmore not in Favor  WASHINGTON, January 22.���The appointment of William S. X\. Wetmore to lie  a secretary to the special embassy selected by president Roosevelt to represent the  United States at tho coronation of kins  Edward VII. continues to excite General  comment here. It is especially a favorite  topic of discussion in diplomatic circles, ft  is almost universally declared that Mr. Wetmore should decline tbe honor. One diplomat in speaking of the matter today said:  "Mr. Wetmore, of course, would be received with the embassy,and the kins;  not permit anything like a slight on a person who came with such an embassy, but  there are other means of making him un-  Will Reach Cascade in March  GRAND FORKS, January 22.���[Special to The Tribune.]���J. P. Porter, of  the firm of Porter Bros., the well-known  railway contractors, is here. He is engaged on the construction of the Great  Northern near Halls Ferry. He stated  that' the track layers last night had  reached a point fourteen miles from  Cascade, and seven miles from the ferry.  Several small bridges have to be put in  between the rail head and the ferry,  where the heaviest work is being encountered. Mr. Porter expects that the  rails will be laid to the ferry about  February 1st, where one trestle will  require 550,000 feet of timber. Cascade,  he added, will be reached not later  than March 1st.  At a meeting of the directors of the  Grand Forks Driving Park and Athletic  Association, held today, it was decided  to hold a race meeting here on July 1st  and 2nd next, when $5,000 will be offered in prizes. The construction of a  permanent race track to cost $10,000  will be commenced early this spring.  The site was acquired last fall and is located on the Ruckle addition, ten minutes walk from the business section.  Fortune Awaits Missing Preacher  ALTOONA, Pennsylvania, January 22.���  A fortune awaits the Rev. L. XI. Plumer,  who six years ago was pastor of the First  Baptist church of this city, but who ire-  signed at the request of his parishioners  and dropped out of sight. He was last  heard of in a small New York town, nobody seems to remember just what town.  Now he is wanted by John B. Henslee of  Denver, Colorado, who has a gold mine  for him. According to a letter received  hero from Henslee the Denver man was  made custodian about the time the clergyman left Altoona, of his holdings in a mining company which promised little or nothing. "If it pans out let me know," were the  clergyman's Instructions. After having been  twice abandoned the mine has again been  opened and a rich vien has been found.  Mr. Henslee says he has already a fortune  in royalties to turn over to the preacher.  Kaiser's Present to the Veterans  NEW YORK, January 22.���Prince Henry  will bring with him to the United States  a bronze cannon as a present from the kaiser to the central union of German American veterans who fought lii the war of lSOG-  1870, cables the Berlin correspondent of the  World. The cannon was captured from the  French. It is destined for Philadelphia,  where the prince will i,__Dably make a  speech in presenting It to the veterans. It  was announced that the prince would travel  in civilian dress while in the United States.  BELLEVILLE, Texas, January 22.���  Early this evening an affray occurred  here which resulted in.three deaths,  the fatal wounding of one, and the  slightly wounding of three others. The  dead include Raymond White, constable  at Wallis, Milan Odom,, Ms half-brother,  and Henry Dippert, a bystander. Wal-'  ter Pennington was fatally wounded,  the shot going through the bowels.-  Elihu Pennington, Antonio Dippert of  Belleville, and John Havkvath, of Sealy,  were slightly wounded. '_'"..  The circumstances which caused the  battle, with its disastrous results, was  the   meteting   of  the   Pennington  and  Odom    factions    here    today;;   Walter.  Pennington,  under  indictment 'for  the  murder  of  John  Odom,   a  brother   of  Milan Odom and a half-brother of Raymond  White,  was  being tried  in \ the.  district court, and a large' number of.  people came here from Wallis as witnesses,   among them   the  relatives- of.  the deceased.    There was no outbreak  until the parties met at the depot; where  a  large   crowd   of   people. assembled  awaiting the train.   Just how the1.affair,  started no one seems to know definitely,  but it is claimed that the flrst hostile  act was committed by the Odom faction.  The flrst person womiaea was Walter  Pennington., He opened fire, and in an  instant  the   shooting  became   general.  The   two   Dipperts   were  standing' together, and had no chance to get under  cover.    Henry was  struck by a bullet  and dropped dead where he stood.: An-,  toine's wound is in his side, arid it is  believed will not prove dangerous. Havkvath was shot while trying to. get out  of range.   When the shooting ceased it  was found that White and Odom had  been instantly killed, White dying with  his pistol cocked and ready to fire,    'le  and   Odom-were  lying close together.  Walter Pennington was carried to the  hotel where he now lies in a dying condition.    His  father,  Elihu  Pennington,  was struck only once, the ball ploughing through his hair under the scalp on  the left side of his head.  Memorial Services in Montreal  MONTREAL, January 22.���Montreal-  ers remembered the aniversary of the  late queen's death by draping their  store windows and wearing violets, and  florists report large sales of flowers.  Services were held at St. John Evangelist church and also at the high school.  RAT PORTAGE OUT OF LUCK  viding for the establishing pf a department of commerce was under discussion  for nearly two hours. Little progress  was made with it, as while the debate  disclosed no objections to the main  features of the bill, there was a disposi-  iton on the part of the senate to give  it careful atention and to perfect the  details of the measure.  CHARGE OF FRAUD  Has a Success of Fises  RAT PORTAGE, Ontario, January 22.���  Another disastrous fire broke out here at  8:25 last night and nothing but the heroic  ���efforts of the,-firemen saved the Russell  House and other large buildings. The blaze  started- In Kershaw's second-hand store  drid completely gutted it. The flames then  spread north to the Gould block, occupied  ' by'B. A.' Pearson as a hardware store.  This' was a frame building iron covered  and made a stubborn resistance for the  firemen to contend .with. The Russell  House, right next to the Gould block, was  on fire in several places, but tho lire brigade did great work and by 11 o'clock had  the flames under control.  ICershaw's stock amounted to about $1200,  on which - there was insurance of $1000 in  the .National. ��� The building was owned by  J. - Hose, who had $1000 insurance In the  Sun. His loss above the insurance will be  from- $500 to $1000. The Gould block was insured but the amount or the company carrying the insurance cannot be ascertained,  as the owner does not live here. Pearson  Had $1000 insurance on his block, which will  about  cover  his  loss.   The  Russell   House  .and contents arc badly damaged by smoke  and water, but fully covered by Insurance  , in several companies.  Yesterday a frame house on Sixth street,  ��� owned, and occupied by John Marchant,  was burned. Mrs. Marchant, who was ill,  had to be carried from tho burning building and hardly an article of the contents  ..were saved, although the neighbors rushed  to-the. family's assistance as soon as Uhe  flames were seen. The house was insured,  but there was no insurance on the contents.  Collision on the Intercononial  QUEBEC, January 22.���A collision occurred yesterday at Fortsdale, on the  Intercolonial, between two freight  trains. Both engines and several cars  were badly smashed up, but no one was  injured.        His Condition is Critical  LONDON, January 22.���The serious  illness of the marquis of Dufferin and  Ava, ex-viceroy of India and cx-gover-  l'or-gcneral of Canada/ has reached a  critical stage.  PRESIDENT  MITCHELL  IS  ASSAILED  RECRUIT HELD FOR MURDER  RAMBLER-CARIBOO PROFITS  Release of Miss Stone Delayed  ^-ONSTANTINOPl__r"January'-" 22r���HriS'  understood that the American negotiators  for the release of Miss Ellen M. Stone and  her companion, Mme. Tsilka, to whom the  money subscribed for their ransom was  sent, may have to entrust the fund to the  brigands for some days before the latter release the captives. The uandits are said to  insist on this point in order to enable them  to dispose of the cash before retalitatlve  measures can be organized.  Croker and Marconi at Sea  NEW YORK, January 22.���The American  liner Philadelphia, which sailed for England today, had among her passengers  Guglielio Marconi, the young Italian, electrician who Is developing wireless telegraphy, and Richard Croker. Marconi is going abroad to perfect arrangements for  his trans-Atlantic experiments.  Germans Commemorate Victoria  BERLIN, January 22.���A memorial service  tn commemoration of the first anniversary  of the death of queen Victoria was held  today at the English churches. It was attended by the emperor and empress, prince  and princess Henry of Prussia and the  diplomatic corps.  Turks and Armenians  CONSTANTINOPLE, January 22.���Two  armed Armenian bands have appeared at  Standjak, in the Mush district of Asiatic  Turkey. In an encounter between the Armenians and a detachment of the Turkish  troops, tho latter lost an oflicer and two  men killed.  Captain and Three Men Missing  AUCKLAND, New Zealand, January 22.���  The British bark Savernake, which sailed  from San Francisco on October 9th for  Queehstown, was wrecked on November  l.th at Reao, an island In the south Pacific.  The captain and three men are missing.  To be Signed This Week  COPENHAGEN, January 2*.���It has been  decided that t\\& treaty with the United  States providing for the sale of the Dan-  isli, West Indies is to be signed at Washington this week. All the formalities here  are completed.  Jail Breakers Recaptured  TACOMA, January 22.���Every one of the  eleven criminals who escaped from the penitentiary on McNeil's Island last Sunday  slept behind prison bars last night. The  captures were effected without a shot be-  ins fired.         To be Held in 1905  PORTLAND, January 22.���Perfect organization was perfected yesterday of the  Lewis and Clark fair to be held here In 1905.  Becord for Fast Six Months  SPOKANE, January 22.���The party  of eastern stockholders in the Rambler-  Cariboo mine, which has caused such a  flurry on the market the last *��� month,  and a number of other men interested  ir. the property arrived in the city yesterday from a visit to the Slocan property.  B. W. McPhee and A. Coolidge, in  speaking of the property, said that the  .rapierad Vance in ^the jmarket value of  the stock was due to ther remarkable"  showings that have been made, especially between the fifth and sixth levels,  where recent work has developed an  exceptionally rich ore body. The shaft  between the two levels is now down 7Q  feet, showing four feet of ore, assaying  across the face 445 ounces in silver.  The concentrator plant is completed  and a thoroughly equipped mill is now  ready for work on the mine. The concentrator will not be run for about  three months on account of not having  water. A 10 drill air compressor has  also been installed on the property, giving 20 drills to the mine.  The mine is now earning 2 cents a  share per month, and when the mill  starts that amount will be doubled. All  this is taken from the clean ore, while  the concentrates' are being placed on  the dump, ready for the concentrator  when it starts running.  The earning capacity of the mine can  be best estimated by stating that in the  last six months the ore taken out of  the mine has placed ?60,000 in the treasury, put improvements on the property  worth ?40,000, and paid dividends. This  is due partly to the remarkable showings that have been made with depth.  Both the quality and quantity of ore inr  creases with depth.  Want Preferential Trade  -���; TORONTO, January 22.���The millers  section of the board of trade want the  board to take up the question of a tax  on wheat or flour by the British government and suggest that the opinion  Should be expressed that no tax should  be placed on these products coming  from the colonies; that preferential  tieatment similar to that now extended  to Britain by Canada should be extended to the colonies by the mother  country. The millers are of the opinion that this action on the part of Britain would tend to turn the tide of immigration, now going to other countries,  to Canada.  Dividend Was on Time  NEW YORK, January 22.���The annual meeting of the stockholders of the  Pressed Steel Car Company was held  today at Jersey City. The annual statement showed that the total assets of  the company were. $,34,228,5-5, and that  the profits for 1901 amounted to $1,-  927,925. The old board of directors  were re-elected.- The regular quarterly  dividends of 1 3-4 per cent on preferred  and 1 per cent on common stock were  declared.  Enlisted With Canadian Bines  WINNIPEG, January 22. ��� Walter  Gordon, who was arrested at Halifax  with the Canadian Mounter' Rifles, is  wanted here for the double murder of  Charles Daw and Jacob Smith, at Cart-  wright, in July 1900. Gordon worked  for Daw and is supposed to have murdered the men for the money they received from the sale of a farm. The  men were missing for two months,  when the bodies were found buried in  an old well. Gordon disappeared on  tho following day.  HALIFAX, January 22.-���Walter Gordon, the Whitewater, Manitoba, murdered, was captured here last night.  The police say he is the right man beyond a shadow of doubt. He is alleged  to have killed two aged farmers one  night in July, 1900, and then disappeared. Proceding to South Dakota, he  joined the American army at Fort  Meade, but deserted in December 12th  and went to British Columbia, where  he enlisted in tho second Canadian  Mounted Rifles under the assumed name  of John Gray. The prisoner declines to  talk. The police have been informed  that an oflicer from Manitoba is now on  his way to take Gordon.  HE ENTEBS A FLAT DENIAL AND  UNITED MINE-WOBEEBS APPLAUD HIS UTTEBANCES  Killed by His Brother  CHICAGO, January 22.���Robert Mc-  Featridge, a wealthy ice dealer, was  shot and mortally wounded tonight by  his-^brothery-William- McFeatridge. ���-_ For-  a long time there has been bad blood  between the two brothers over business  matters, which culminated in court proceedings today. After the parties had  left the courtroom William McFeatridge  waylaid his brother on the street and  shot him in the back.  Patrick's Trial on Again  NEW YORK, January 22.���-The jury  was completed today in the trial of  Albert T. Patrick, charged with the  murder of millionaire Rice, and district  attorney Osborne began his opening'address. He went into the well known details of the death of William M. Rice,  and the evidence following it, and made  the claim that he would show the defendant's guilt without the aid of the  alleged confession of valet Jones. Mr.  Osborne had not finished his address  when court adjourned until tomorrow  morning.  >��� '��� ������������������������  American Engineer Under Arrest  LONDON, January 22. ��� Charles  Bright, an American engineer, was arraigned at the Guildhall police court  today charged on a treasury warrant  with concealing ��100,000 of his assets  in conection with bankruptcy proceedings.   The assets in question are prin-  Storm Floods the Mines  SHAMOKEN, Pennsylvania, January  2_.���A severe rain storm yesterday and  today flooded a large number of mines  in this region. The region of the Lehigh Valley railroad, near Green Ridge,  was damaged by Coal Run creek overflowing its banks. The low lands between here and Sunbury are completely  inundated, acres of farming lands being  swept.  Will Feed the Publishers  NEW YORK, January 22.���The New  York Staats Zeitung announced that, the  dinner to be given by the American  press, in honor of prince Henry of Prussia, has been definitely fixed for Wednesday, February 26th, at the Waldorf-  Astoria. Within a few days about nine  hundred invitations to editors and publishers will be sent out.  Coronation Insurance  TORONTO, January 22.���If Edward  VII. were to die before the coronation  it would mean, in addition to the passing of the world's greatest monarch,  that nearly $15,000,000 insurance money  would be paid to his heirs and to tho  business men of England.  This immense sum, with the exception of $3,000,000 which king Edward  carries on his own life, and nearly  three millions placed by persons who  have an interest in his royal existence,  has been carried by the English companies in favor of the infinite variety  of tradesmen against the king's coronation. The merchants and tradesmen  of the great metropolis are spending  millions in money, counting on immense  profits during the fete week in whicli  the king is to have the crown placed  upon his head as the culmination of  the most magnificent ceremony the  world has known. If this ceremony  should not take place many of the-  traders would be financially crippled  and bankrupted, on which they pay  large premiums.  In conection with this insurance it  is pleasing to know that Canada is in-  -terested,-and-.thaWsey.eral__)L^h.eji^eonu-  panies have placed an insurance against  the king's coronation. This is a mark  in the growth of the country, and a  financial link in the chain binding Canada  more  strongly  to  the  motherland.  It is understood that tho Canada Life  Assurance has issued a policy for $25.-  000 as above, that the Manufacturers'  Life has issued one for $15,000, and thai  other loading Canadian companies aro  considering the issuing ofcpolieies also.  Death of Prominent Cattle ma  TORONTO, Janua*^"22.���Archibald J.  Thompson, formerly "one of the best  known cattle exporters in Canada, is  dead. He had been for almost fifty  years idientified with the cattle trade,  and was one of the first to engage in  business in shipping to England, which  he did a quarter of a century ago.  ProffesBor Scheefer Dead  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, January 22.  ���Professor fin*!! Scheefer, aged 90. one  of the bo-t oil-mists in the country,  died today of old age. Professor  Scheefer was the discoverer of the formula for making liquid and dry powdered forms of pepsin.  Light Day in the Senate  WASHINGTON, January 22.���Debate  on the Philippine tariff bill was not  continued in the senate today, no members of the body being prepared to proceed With the discussion.   The bill pro-  Will Lose His Job  CHICAGO, January 22.���The trust cos  of the Northwestern unlvoislty will  meet today to consider the case of Dr.  Charles W. Pearsons, professor of l.nc-  lish literature in the university, who  has openly expressed his disbelief in the  infallibility of the bible. Exclusion  from the faculty or suspension for an  indefinite period has been suggi-sted  by some of the trustees as punishment.  At a meeting of the Methodist Ministers' association resolutions requesting the expulsion of Dr. Pearsons wen.1  defeated only by a small majority, and  then only at the earnest solicitation of  the trustees to permit the matter to  rest with them.  Methodist circles hero are greatly  agitated over the utterances of professor  Charles W. Pearsons of the Northwestern university. Presiding elder Hawley  of this district, said: "He has been  guilty of unmerited, unjustified, ridiculous assault on the Methodist church.  When he assaults the scriptural stories  of the works of the Lord Jesus ho profanes the documents of our faith in  Christ, and he would evince a large  measure of honesty by withdrawing,  rot only from his position as a teacher  in a Methodist school, but from Unchurch, whoso great history of God's  works he has traduced,"  INDIANAPOLIS, January 22. ���  Charges against president Mitchell, secretary Wilson and the executive board  of the United Mineworkers' of America  were brought before the convention  yesterday afternoon by Miss Milly Meredith, an ex-employe of the national  officers. President Mitchell showed  deep feeling in making the announcement, saying:  '"The time has come for the election  of national officers, and I am unwilling  to have this proceed until these charges  have been heard. I therefore ask tho  convention to hear these charges, and _  ask William D. Van Home of Indiana,  to take the chair while the charges are  being heard."  Delegate Harrison of Illinois/moved'  that Miss Meredith be sent for and  asked to explain the charges. The motion was earned. Miss Meredith, when  escorted into the hall, insisted on reading her statement. It concerned 'the  shortage of ex - secretary - treasurer  Pearce and alleged that president Mitchell and secretary-treasurer Wilson  did not give out all the facts concerning Pearce's action and they wilfully,  lied to the miner's committee- a year,  ago. She demanded an investigation of.  the books to see how much Pearce's  shortage was. It was intimated that  both Mitchell and Wilson sought to protect Pearce and for tiiat reason did not  give out all the facts nnd charges that  Pearce frequently presented bills for  double the amount of purchases. Sho  also said that Pearce's "extra money"  amounted to $2000 a year, while Mitchell and Wilson reported that he had  taken only $1G0.  Secretary-treasurer Wilson denied the  truth of the statement, and said it was  the outgrowth of spite. Miss Meredith,  he said, was recently let out as an assistant secretary. President Mitchell  made it known that he wished to reply  to the charges, but after a preliminary,,  exchange, the convention adjourned to  1:30. When the convention reassembled,  Mr. Mitchell addressed the delegates,  denying the stories contained in Miss  Meredith's statement The convention  appeared to bo with the president," as  his remarks were frequently interrupted  by applause.  Big Cleveland Dicker  CM-V'I-LAND, January 22.���Reprosenta-.  lives of tlio lOlklns-VVidner syndicate hava  examined all tho traction investments o��  the Kverelt Moore syndicate, with the object in view or purchasing the extensive  railway interest!", including the properties  ln this city, it is said that the representatives of the l_lk.lns-\\'idner syndicate ara  well siitl.silt-d with the physicial condition  nf the traclon lines, and considered It a  desirable Investment. It is now practically,  settled that either the Federal telephone!  system or the entire traction system will  lj.cjj^!.U_;hi_t__I.Hniri.___iu_-a-l��j_.o_.-eithei_:PEo_  Want a Good Price  SANTIAGO DE CHILE, January 22.���  The South American Steamship Company, of Valpaiso. will demand .C00.000  for the loss of their steamer Lautaro,  which was seized by the late Colombian  general. Carlos Alban, and sunk by the  Colombian Liberals during the naval  engagement of last Monday, in the harbor of Panama.  perty will eliminate the necessity of selling  the other. Kven if II is not necessary to-in-  ehuie In the deal the sale of the Cleveland  Klectrle Hallway Company, the principal  local .system will be made a part of tha  I'verett Alixiru traction properties.  Alaskan Boundary Question Shelved  WASHINGTON, January 22.���The question of tin: boundary dispute between tho  (,'nlted States and Great Britain was re-  vlil.il today temporarily in the senate com^  mlttee on foreign relations. The subject  r.-iiiH' up in connection with the treaty authorizing ihn llxlng of the meridian line,  which was negotiated several years ago.:  That m-aty has been before the senate  over slneo, but it was sidetracked by tho  appointment of the Joint high commission,  wnd has lulu dormant aud unacted upon.  In today's discussion the members of tha  committee were generally of the opinion  that tlie matter should be allowed to stand  until more general question affecting tho  boundary are disposed of, and the treaty,  was referred to senator Foraker for further  Investigation If deemed necessary.  Severe Snowstorm  NIACUU KAI.I.S. New York, January;,  2.'.���The snow storm raging here Is one oC  the worst experienced in years. Everything  Is tied up. Neither the Huflalo or St. Catharines trolleys are running. Grand Trunk  trains are from three to lour hours late.  .Six New York Central trulus are ..tuJIed  between here and suspension bridge. >To  through I.ehlKh Valley or West Shore  trains have arrived this morning. Considerable damage has been done to buildings  by the heavy fall of snow, which Is from'  two to three feet on the level.  Commemorating Victoiia's Death  LONDON, January 22.���The first anniversary of the death ot Mueen Victoria today,  was marked by commemorative services  throughout the United Kingdom and tho  colonies and at the lirltish embassies and  legations abroad.  \V INNU'F.G, January 22. ��� Today, tho  first anniversary of the death of queen  Victoria, was generally observed. Flags aro  flying at half mast all over the city. Tho  wearing of violets by the citizens as a  mourning emblem was a reaturo ot tha  day.  Strike May be Called Off  ROSSLAND, January 22.���At a lengthy,  meeting of the Itosslund Miners' Union tonight lt was decided to submit the question  of calling off the strike, which has been  In progress for tlie past six months, to a  vote, and the balloting takes place tomorrow afternoon, commencing at 2:30 and  closing at S.30. The sentiment so far as can  bo learned seems very strong in favor ot  pulling an end to the Industrial trouble. THE NELSON TMBXJIS.E: THURSDAY MORNING,'JANUARY 23, 1902.  ��-��-�� i_- ->A^^���0&i  HUDSON'S BAY  <DOJtiL&-&.2sr^Z~  DAINTIES IN FINE GROCERIES  DAINTIES IN   IMPORTED SWEETS  DAINTIES IN  FINEST BISCUITS  DAINTIES IN WINES AND LIQUORS  DAINTIES  IN  CIGARS  DAINTIES IN EVERYTHING TO EAT AND DRINK  TiJE flFDSOFS BAT COMPANY  BAKER STREET. NELSON, B. 0.  #v_  71.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  *$&&*&*&&&&& to\ *&&&&&&&&$&$*  ��tt�� ��rfbmte  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Daily by mail, one month  $  50  Liaily by mail, three months   125  i.'aily by mall, "six months  2 60  Daily by mall, one year   5 00  .Semi-weekly by mail, three months ..    50  Semi-weekly by mall, six months  100  Semi-weekly by mail, one year   2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING  RATES.  Display advertisements run regularly  per inch per month $4 00  If run less than a month, per inch per  insertion         25  Classified Ads and Legal Notices, per  word for flrst Insertion        1  For each additional insertion, per  word       ���    3/_  Wholesale and Business Directory  Ads (classified) per line per month.    50  Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per   month      25  Address all letters���  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  tical parties it was found aided the election or officials "with prohibition sympathies, but weakened their force as  moral agents. The desire to win favor  has bred hypocrisy, and prohibition's  enforcement has become dependent  upon political exigencies. " 'A full-  " blown hypocrisy must result from this  " method of dealing with prohibition'  " say the investigators. " 'Nowhere is  " it so blatant as in the legislative halls,  " where men lend their votes in support  " of restrictive measures of which they  *' not. only disapprove, but violate  " openly and even grossly. The corrupt-  " ing influence of a large social element  " thriving in defiance of *all law needs  " no further elucidation; bribery, per -  " jury and official dishonor follow it.' "  ���M-  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered by:  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for the current  week.  *  +  *  *  *  *  *  *  4  Now that prohibition bids fair to be-  icome a live political issue in at least  two  of  the  province  of the  Diminion,  the findings of the Boston committee of  fifty, which was organized for the pur-  pese of conducting an impartial investigation into the condition created by the  piohibitory  legislation  of the  state  of  Maine, became of special interest.    Ardent prohibitionists may assail the findings of the Boston  committee as they  will,   but   the  fact  stands  out  clearly,  that the work of this body is now bearing fruit in that on honest doubt has  heen engendered in the minds of some  cf the most advanced temperance workers as to whether prohibitive legislation  "will create the improved social conditions their propaganda seeks.   It cannot  be   gainsaid   that   the  state   of   Maine  _-=offQi_-s__the_i.l)est__object--lesson-^on^the  continent as to the practical workings  of legislation of this kind.    Maine has  been more or less of a prohibition state  for over fifty years.    The first temperance  wave swept over the state more  than seventy-five years ago, but this was  religious in its nature, and was not rendered obnoxious by legislative mandate.  It was the most effective restraint upon  the liquor traffic that Maine has known,  the   consumption   of   spirits   being  reduced    by    two-thirds.      The    success  achieved    by   these   moral   suasionists  n-fade   them;'   a   pollitical   factor   whi.ch  was   their   undoing.     The   Democratic  party saw an  opportunity of carrying  the state if the support of the temperance workers could be enlisted and prohibition became a live political issue in  "18.9.    The success of the combination  was easy and  Maine got its first prohibition law in 1851, the measure being  drafted  by general  Neal Dow.    It prohibited the manufacture of liquors, and  also the sale, except for medicinal and  -i.echanical purposes by duly authorized  agents.   Since then the prohibitory en-  --.cl.men.ts  of the state  have continued  to be a cause of dissension and turmoil.  The rum riots followed five years later  and for two years the stale was without  prohibition, but in 1858 the prohibition  if.tue was again affirmed  by a popular  vote which brought in a more elaborate  n.casure   than    its   predecessor.    Even  this did not meet the evasion practiced  nnd the demand on the part, of the prohibitionists for more legislation has had  to be fed even since and remains unsatisfied.   The conclusion arrived at by  the  investigators  is  interesting.    They  find that legislative prohibition fostered  a feeling of security detrimental to the  (ause of tempsrance, and that the political end of the combination has swallowed up the moral.   The identification  Ot temperance organizations with poli-  The Revelstoke Herald agrees with  Tbe Tribune that it should be optional  with the municipal councils of incorporated cities to abolish the ward system  if they saw fit. Whether the city of  Revelstoke, or the city of Nelson, or  the city of Kaslo is composed of one  ward, or two wards, or three wards for  election purposes, is a purely domestic  concern which the provincial government, might with safety leave to the  judgment of the men whom tho electors  return tq administer their municipal  affairs.  Buttering up America  BERLIN, January 22.���During the  course of the debate of the chancellor's  department in the reichstag today, tbe  imperial chancellor, count Von Buelow,  referred to the relations between Germany and the United States. "I can  only repeat," he said, "what I said three  years ago in the reichstag, and I believe the views I then set forth in detail will today meet with the concurrence of the house, namely that we are  filled with an earnest desire to maintain  on the basis of reciprocity and mutual  appreciation the traditional good rela-  itons which have always existed between ourselves and the United States.  The voyage of prince Henry to America  is an expression of these good relations,  and I am convinced his reception will  be in accordance with the friendly feeling the two great nations have for one  arother." The chancellor's statement  was greeted with prolonged cheers.  Increase for School Teachers  ROSSLAND, January 22.���Rossland's  new municipal council is now in  office. Mayor Clute has come out on a  platform of the strictest economy in  all branches of the civic business, and  he is backed up in this by the members of the council to a man. H. P.  McCraney has been appointed chairman  fo the new school board, one of the  members of which is Mrs. Emma Let-  itia Chisholm, the first woman to hold  public office in this city. The school  beard is faced with the necessity of  increasing the salaries of the school  teachers, all of whom are dissatisfied  with the salary in force under the government administration. These increases will probably aggregate $1,500  per annum.         '  Scottish Bite Anniversary  CINCINNATI, January 22.���The Masons of the Scottish Rite are making  most elaborate arrangements here for  the celebration February 18 to 21 of the  fiftieth anniversary of the golden jubilee of the order. The Ohio consistory  has a membership of 2,800. Among these  who have signified that they will be  piesent are Henry M. Palmer, 33rd degree grand master of the northern jurisdiction; James D. Richardson, 33rd  degree, grand master of the southern  jurisdiction; deputies from the different  states and members of the various supreme councils including those of Canada and Mexico.  DELICATE  TINTS  The newest "thing"  in correspondence  papers is  This paper-is unlike any other. Linen  like in appearance, yet not rough;  neither is its surface smooth. It has a  delightful writing surface, on which any  pen may be used. It is made in all the  popular shapes and sizes with envelopes to match. Dimity paper can be obtained in the most delicate tints as well  as white.  ���*  ��  if  00  00-00- 0=0-0**- -P.**-" 00- 00  Va* ��^fc. ��� ^, '*a^ ��� ^e��, ��^  f*0 .00 ,  <��--��_�����  ��� ^-. '��*_.��� *����-k ��� -_T- *��������* ��������S^  '������ft-  M0RLEY& LAING  BAKKK STKK-T. NELSON. U. U.  Showrooms Mason & ItiFch Pianos.  A CASE  OF INFATUATION  Eenounces Her Succession  VIENNA, January 22.���The archduchess Elizabeth, in view of her marriage on January 23rd to prince Otho  Von Windisch-Graetz, who is not of  royal blood, took the oath renouncing  all claims for herself and her descendants to the Austrian throne.  A Job for St John  OTTAWA, January 22.���The cabinet  meets today and will probably appoint  Molineaux St. John, formerly of the  Winnipeg Free Press, as Gentleman  Usher of the Black Rod, In place of  the late R. E. -timber.  Got the Lock of Hair  I had never seen such a woman���I never  hoped to look upon her equal again. Seated  opposite her in the first-class compartment  of the train that, leaving Berne rapidly  behind us, pulled Its way toward Bale, 1  could only gaze at her In silent rapture.  We had not exchanged a word; my unknown divinity had been, absorbed in a  novel, and had only raised her glorious, velvet brown eyes once or twice to scan the  uninteresting landscape. Slie, too, was a  musician, a bond between us that 1 had  been charmed to observe, for she kept  close beside her and guarded it with jealous care, a violin case. Mine reposed in the  rack.  Suddenly my beautiful vis-a-vis dropped  her book. Hastily X stooped and gave it to  her, and she thanked me with a smile that  revealed purest white, rather large teeth.  "Shall we syon arrive at Bale?" she asked,  and I thought what an exquisite contralto  voice she possessed. "1 am so tired."- She  pushed back the loose ..waves of ruddy  golden hair that fell In 'profusion around  her lovely face. J. think il was tlie hair,  which looked a mass of living gold when  the June sunshine fell upon it, that had  first attracted my attention.  "We have four hours before we reach  Bale," I' answered, determined, now that  the ice was broken, not to let the flow of  conversation freeze into silence. "You have  had  a long journey  alreiidy?"  "Yes; and I have a. weary timo before me.  I am going on to London."  "So," I said eagerly, "have I. I am going  to Rome. I am a musician, a professional.  "You play the violin,  too?"  "Y'es," she answered; "yes, I play. I love  my instrument."  A strange smile parted the beautiful,  though rather heavily moulded lips, as she  looked down at the violin case. I wished  she would smile at mo in such a manner,  and 1 felt jealous of anything, even insensate wood, that took her attention from  me. Doubtless I betrayed in my expression  the admiration I felt, for sho colored faintly beneath my ardent gaze, but, to my relief she did not appear annoyed; in fact  smiled almost too broadly to please me.  and I began to fear that she was laughing  at me. Perhaps I looked a little hurt, for  she composed her features immediately, assuming her former expression of mournful sadness, and seemed inclined to resume  her book.  "The scenery isn't much to boast of about  here," I observed quickly, "but that's a  rather pretty chalet,  isn't it?"  "Yes," she agreed, "I should rather like  to live in a house of that description. So  peaceful, so quiet; far removed from the  roar of the world." She sighed deeply and  I fell to conjecturing what shadow of sorrow had darkened that young life. I noticed that when we stopped at a station  she betrayed some uneasiness, and seemed  glad when the train started once more. 1  therefore came to the conclusion that she  was afraid of being pursued, and I grew  quite excited and determined to defend her  at any cost.  "Madam," I said, rather losing my head,  "pardon me if T tell you that I can see  you are in trouble���that something causes  you uneasiness. Believe me when I say that  I only long to help you; that you may command my services in any capacity. I spoke  thus, for we were slowing down, and I saw  the beautiful face opposite me pale and  a sigh escaped the lips. She started at my  words, and looked at me earnestly.  "Would you really help me?" she said,  in those low rich tones that acted on my  nervous system like music. "Ah, I need a  friend."  "Then Geoffry 'Wilmot is at your command," I cried enthusiastically. " Command  me lo do anything a.nd it shall be done."  "Thank you," she said with a sigh, holding out her hand, which 1 took and kissed.  ___Wo_are_nearing- ,-arc^wo .iot-?-'-L^"   "Yes," T said as the train steamed into  an ugly little station.  "f wonder," she said, "if you would mind  getting me a glass of water. T am so  thirsty."  Delighted lo obey her slightest wish, T  flew to Ihe buffet, nnd was absent but a  short time. When T returned my comnnnion  thanked me very sweetly, but barely  touched the water. "There's a commotion  hero," T said cheerily. "The policemen are  looking for a. thief, f hear, who Is supposed  to bo escaping."  At the words my companion sank back  agnlnst the cushions.  "ft Is all over with me," she murmured.  "Mr. Wilmot. you said you would be my  friend. The lime has come lo prove it If  you  meant what you said."  "What���what, do you mean?" T asked  aghast. "Good heavens, you nrc not n  thief?"  "Thief, no," she answered rapidly; '.'and  It is no thief that is being searched for. 1  am a political refuge��� i am escaping to  England, the land of the free. Jf 1 am  caught now, death���und even worse���will  be my portion. Oh, save me from a fate  I dare not contemplate. Save me now and  I will bless you for evermore."  Her agonized dark eyes gazed straight Into mine. Her hands clasped mine as she  poured forth the above confused tale. 1 felt  at that moment as though I could hiwe  faced a regiment of Cossacks for her sake  ���aye, and fought them, too���deeming it  gain to lose my life for her sweet sake.  I said something to that effect and she  smiled.  "But, what is it I am to do?" I asked  anxiously. "Tell mo and  I will do It."  "You must only say when the men come  that T am your sister,".she said," and that  will disarm all suspicion."  It was with feelings of anxiety and excitement that I awaited the advent of the  gendarmes. They came���an official, awe inspiring quartet���and thrust In befeathered  heads,  looking at us with  severe eyes.  "Your names," said the leader authoritatively.  "Geoffry and Margaret AVilmot, brother  and sister," t answered, readily. "Incognita" glanced at me gratefully. She had  shaken the golden flowing locks about her  face, and thoy permitted but a slight  glimpse of its beauty.  "We must search the carriage," said the  officials, and, accordingly, they did so most  thoroughly, oven going to the extent of  insisting on my Gladstone being opened  and examining my collar box, as though  they imagined that the object of their pursuit would  take refmre there.  "Evidently he is not here," said ono of  the policemen. "Come, we must go on."  "Did you hoar?" 1 asked excitedly, as the  intruders laboriously descended fo tho  platform, where an interested crowd  watched their proceedings; "the man spoke  of he."  "Yos, yes, T heard." said my companion.  "Have you any brandy? 1 feel as though J  will  rainl."  In groat alarm T hunted for my flask and  gavo lt to her. T confess it was rather a  shocjt to me when I noticed  the amount  <t.  to  (?.  9\  9\  9\  to  ft  WILL GO  DURING   THIS   WEEK  9\  9\  9\  9\  9)  to  Special Low Prices on all  Dress Goods, Silks, Underwear, Ready-to-Wear Suits,  Skirts, etc.  A few Silk Blouses at cut  prices.  Some Special Bargains in  Remnants from every Department.  Carpets, Curtains, Portieres, Table Covers at cost.  to  = to  E.\.  m  Your choice of our lead- /|i  ing Jackets, regular $12, '���  $15 and $20, at $5.  White and Grey Blankets  at reduced prices.  tf.  to  9\  to  ��V 36  BAKER   STREET  ^^L.'���_!00.00\00 ��� 00 '00 . 00 -00' 00������ 00 '  'S ��� *51r-*��������_.'ST-v  ���5i?,'>"_. -ST^^-S^  **�����_* ���*��_. ���>��_* ��������* ���"***��.  _5_*  J-*"*  to  to  NELSON,   B.C. 3  -0Sik ���  ��� >�����. .*^k ��� "O* .^.V. xjk , *^. <w_, . *"fc , tie. . <<tfe. ><^ . x*tfc . >& . *�����,.>��><*_##  **T  T      ~TTV   -fT   ~n      HTTT   ~Tf*|     l[i)     -TH   iff?    "TTTTi    'lili     ''   "���-_��    !*��    -O    r  ��� &f ��� 00'��� 0SS>' ��� 00 ��� 00'��� ��&' 00' &* ��� 00- ^* ��� 4**' 00" 00  ���^S&'0->. V  she poured into the eup and drank it without a murmur.  ������There," she said, with a sijrh, "1 feel  better now, and thank heaven, me train is  now moving on. 1 shall never forget your  kindness, Mr.   Wilmot���never."  Slie leaned toward me so that her flowing  hair  almost  brushed  my  face.  Almost involuntarily J carried a lock to my lips and  kissed it.  "Such   lovely  hair,"   I  said   in  apology.  ���������.('orjjive nie, Miss  ."  "i will perhaps send you a little bit as a  keepsake, as a memento of your great  kindness to me," my companion said, be-  witchlngly. ".No, 1. will not tell you my  name now. Give me your address in Koran,  ami f will write to you from London."  I complied with her request, inwardly resolving that I would not allow the friendship thus begun to lapse. "How," 1 said  to per with a sigh. "1 wish I were going to  Calais. You will be quite safe, you ihiiikY"  "Quite, now," she answered brightly.  "Shall I ever forget you?"  "Shall 1 ever forget you," I retorted  warmly. ;"Nevei'." She was in the act of  raising her violin case, but she turned and  looked at me with an odd smile, a smile  L could not understand, a smile I could not  I could not understand, that 1 scarcely  liked, trembled into a sneer.  *'I don't suppose," she said slowly, "you  ever will."  Sho said no more, but descended from the  carriage, I following her, thinking how  wonderfully slie carried off her great  hei-hth.  "Wo will part now," she said, pausing at  the entrance to the waiting room. "Your  train starts soon. Good-bye Mr. Wilmot.'"  "You will not forget your promise," 1  said, entrc-utingiy, "to send me a lock of  your hair."     ' '  I looked at her beautiful hair. She nodded her head.  "You shall have it," she said softly, "do  not fear."  And thus we parted, and I suddenly felt  that tho world had grown dark and drear.  J could scarcely wait for that promised  letter from my beautiful unknown, ot"  whose name even I was ignorant; but one  day there came a parcel from Loudon���a  ��� rather bulky one���addressed in a bold hand.  I removed fold after fold of tissue paper  until the object of such careful packing  lay before me, and I started in utter stupid  amazement and bewilderment at���a golden  wig of the lovliest hair imaginable, and  pinned to the scalp was a letter addressed  to me. It read as follows:  "You see I am keeping my word as regards sending you a lock of hair with great  generosity; for f am sending you the whole  blooming concern. 1 don't know when I enjoyed anything more than those few hours  with you, my impressionable young friend.  Y'ou were of great service to me. 1 was  afraid that I should bo nabbed for a certain ty,_Ioi_.my_ivio!in-cnse,-=r=may-=as--weIU  tell you, contained jewels, the proceeds of  a long and enjoyable tour among European  hotels this winter, that were not exactly  my property, though possession, we know,  is'nine points of the law.  "You swallowed my hastily concocted tale  as a fish does a fly, and your claiming me  AUCTION SALE  AUCTION SALE  AUCTION SALE  AUCTION SALE  AUCTION SALE  AUCTION SALE  as a sister put those police off! the track instantly. I may as well confess while you  were fetching me a glass of water I saw  the policemen, and instantly changed violin cases with you, so had there been a  search the onus would have fallen on yon.  "JACK AI-LAWSOM."  McKinley's Memorial Fund  CL1-VJ-LAND, January 22.���Colonel Myron T. Herrick's statement of yesterday,  in which he points to the fact that the contributions to the McKinley memorial fund  show a singular discrepancy in the offerings from men of wealth, has caused considerable speculation as to the cause of  this seeming negligence on the part Oi.  those who, it was thought, would be the  principal  contributors to  the fund.  AVhen asked today for his theory in regard to the matter, colonel Herriclc would  venture no opinion other than that given  yesterday���that the busy men of alfalrs  had delayed their contributions until they  had forgotten their duty lo the memory of  the martyr president.  Among tlie members of the memorial association the impression seems to prevail  that the wealthy manufacturers and others  would respond most liberally to a personal  solicitation, but as the purpose or ihe  memorial to bo erected at Canton is that  of a purely voluntary offering of the people no effort will bo made to swell the fund  by a direct appeal to the heads of the great  commercial  industries.  Colonel Herrick's statement that the  wage earners and the school children are  showing their unfaltering love for the  memory of the late president is verified  day by day as the returns come in. The  bulk of the funds so far contributed have  come from the masses of the people.  Workmen in the great iron and steel centers of Ohio and Pennsylvania are arranging to set apart the proceeds of a day's  labor to be contributed to the fund. From  Pittsburg and Youngstown reports to the  memorial association indicate that McKinley's birthday will be celebrated by the  workmen in the numerous large plants by  dedicating the proceeds of a day's toil to  the memorial fund.  oo_Mi_pJa____srTr  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON, B. C.  TELEPHONE NO, '219,   P. 0. BOX 688.  IPRBLE, BUiLOIHG STONE,  LlBf]E . . .....  5��lllih  A $25,000,000 Mortgoge  DETROIT, January 22.���It is announced  tha.t the stockholders of the Detroit United  Railway have, authorized the issue of a  new blanket mortgage for $25,000,000 secured  by bonds In that sum. This issue of .$25,000.-  000 is to take the place of the proposed issue of $35,000,000 which the Everett- Moore  people tried to float last year, and which  the failure to float brougnt on their finan-  _ cial _ difficulties. _^..^_-__ -._-_^__._____-.-  'HOUSEHOLD  ���HOUSEHOLD  HOUSEHOLD  HOUSEHOLD  HOUSEHOLD  HOUSEHOLD  AND EFFECTS  AND EFFECTS  AND EFFECTS  - AND EFFECTS  AND EFFECTS  AND EFFECTS  FURNITURE  FURNITURE  FURNITURE  FURNITURE  FURNITURE  FURNITURE  Acting under instructions from Martin  O'Reilly, the undersigned will offer for sale  by public auction, on the premises, Latimer  street, between Ward and Stanley streets,  on .->!���'.���"  THURSDAY. JANUARY 23,  AT. 2 P. M.  KrEP OUR GOODS TO LOOK AT  W�� SELUND fJ.-BUY  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company-  have the= above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for, large  orders, ;  ORDERS B�� MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  co_s_:_?.__-_sr"_r  OFFICE:    BAKER STREET WEST, flEISON, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  ^.^^-j^^r-MviMm^.,.^-*^.^-^  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY NOTICES OF MEETINGS.  the whole of h|fs household furniture  effects. Terms cash.  and  CHAS A. WATERMAN & CO.  AUCTIONEERS.  CITY OF NELSON  APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF OF FIRE  DEPARTMENT.  Tho city council invite applications for  the position of chief of the lire department.  .Applications statins-age and qualifications,  accompanied by testimonials as to character and efficiency arc required to bo sent  in addressed to the undersigned not later  than .o'clock p. m. on Monday the 10th  February next. By order,  J.  I_. STRACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, B. C, January 21st, 1802.  STENOGRAI_IEK. ��� A YOUNG LADY  stenographer, three years' experience,  wishes position. Good references. Apply,  statins' salary, to 700 Seventh Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  You will find our stock  complete with the most  up-to-date  FURNITURE  CARPETS  HIGH ART PICTURES  LINOLEUMS  AT LOWEST PRICJ  Don't miss seeing our  fine line of Xmas goods.  Early buyers have first  choice.  ASSAYERS^SUPPLIES.  AV. P. TbIsTZET- & CO.���(JOKNKR Ol'  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assayers' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.   ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES.  koo'i:e'nay~ eli_ci'iu_5~^u_;ply   &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric lixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  FRSHjVND SALT MEATa___  P. BURNS & CO., BAKER STREET.  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  JJROCRIES^  KOO'-ENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  itcd, Vernon Street, Nelson, yrholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOI-DITCH & CO. ��� FRONT  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONALD & CO.-CORNER OK  Front and Hall Streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws, and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT ST.RKJ3T,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.    LIQUOR^ANDJD^GOODS.  turner,'"beeton & CO.���coknI-H  A-'ernon and Josephine Streets. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Age-nts for I'abst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  Regular meetings flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially Invited to attend. Dr. AV.  Rose, K. 1-.; A. VV. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  ~ NI-LSON LODQE, NO.'_Ta." P. &  A. M., meets second AVednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  Invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. O. B.���  Meets- second and fourth Wednesday ol  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY,.   ABCHITECTgL   A.   C.   EYVART,   AROl-1 ITECT��� ROOM  3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.   DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE," PIANOS��� SAFES, ISTC,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. -Apply J. T. Wilson, Phono 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store, AVard Street.  ���    FURNITURE.  dTT.'I^smrrsoN ��"- co.T'-* u j . n it urjs  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 2i)2, night 'phono No. 207. Next  itew postofllce building, Vernon Street,  Nelson.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  po, G. R. C���Meets third AVetlneatlav. So-,  jounung companions invited. George Johnstone, _.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  ���^JS^^^J^EJi^BOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, NO 96, W. "fToTm^_  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 AVIlks, secretary. Union- scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.50, hammersmen J3.25, muckers, carmen, shoveiers, and other underground laborers ?3.  BARBERS' "UNION, NO. IDS, OF THH  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meet second and third Mondays  of each month in Miners' Union Hall at  S:30 sharp. Visiting members invited. KU  Sutcliffe, president; 13. -DeMcrs, secretary*,  treasurer; J. C. Gardiner, recording secretary. ��� - ���'���  LAUNDRY       AArORKERS'        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, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS AVED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock.  In Miners' Union Hall. John Burns, sr.f  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST  and third Fridays In each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. AValter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS' ANU AVAITER'S'"UNION," NO.  HI, AV. Ii. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays in each month at  S:30 p. m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president; J.  P. Forrestell, secretary; H. M. Fortior, financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; AVilliam  Vice, secretary.   P. O. Box 1S1. 0 i^_-a_KdG 5S2fcl__Se__JSr_��_^^  THE NELSON TEIBTJ-TE: THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 23, 1902  BANE OF M0NTBBA1  CAPITAL, all paid up $12,000,000.00  BBST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       876 531,61  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clo.ston Qeneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Oomer Baker and Kootenay Sbreets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) New- York,  Chicago, and all the prinoipal cities In Canada.  Bay and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Grant  Commercial  and  Travelers'  Credits,  available ln any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eta.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE t�� INTEREST PAID.  MR. DOOLEY ON MATRIMONY  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  ���WITH WHICH IB AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      -     -     -     ?8.000,000  Reserve Fund.      -     -     -     -  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $85,000,000.  Hon. Qeo.  A. Cox,  President.  B.  E. Walker,  General Manager  IMPERIAL BANK  OZET    0_A.__T_A.3D-___  Capita! (paid up)  Rest  $2,500,000  $1,860,000  London Offlce, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York  Offlce, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Branches In Canada and the  United States.  And Its Financial Needs  "Can   a   man.   mairy on   twinty-five  dollars?" asked Mr. Dooley.  "He can if he can get th'  money,"  said Mr. Hennessy.  "Well, sir," said Mr. Dooley, "here's  a judge on th' binch says twinty-five  dollars is as much as a man needs to  ei:ther th' sacred bonds���twinty-five  dollars beside th' nerve, an' he has to  have that annyhow. Th* pa-apers has  tcok it up an' some is f'r it an' some is  again it. A few iditors believes it can  be done on less; others think it can't  be done undher thirty at th' outside.  A lamed lawyer say. that a man who  v/nd lure a young girl away from her  music lessons whin if she asked him  f'r twinty-six dollars he'd have to signal f'r help, is nawthin' short iv a  crim'rial. Nearly all th' ladin' acthres-  ses in th' counthry has been interviewed an' they say that if married at  all they cud not see their way clear f'r  less thin a millyion iv money. They  think th' judge meant a divorce. Look-  in' over th' argymints pro an' con,  Hinnissy, I come to th' conclusion that  th' judge is wrong an' times has  changed.  "Whin I was a boy all a man needed  vas a little encouragement fr'm th'  fam'ly, an account with a liveryman  an' a small pull with th' parish priest  an' there he was. 'Twas well if he had  a job, too, but if he hadn't it wasn't a  bar. A marrid man can always find  wurruk to do. He's got to. But no  Ivan iver thought-��� iv askin' him to  skin open his bank book. They wasn't  anny such things. They wasn'a'anny  banks. Hedidn't have to pin a cash-  .. ier's check to th' proposal an' put in a  sealed bid. If th' girls in my time an'  this part iv town had to wait f'r an  opulent business man with twinty-five  or thirty dollars, manny iv thim wud  be waitin' at this minyit.  ''We . looked on mathrimony as a  dhraft on posterity, as Mark Hanna.  wud say, an' not as an invistmint. We  a*gied that while tn' childher was  growin' up we'd be; undher no expense,  an' when they'd finished their schoolin'  an' was able to take up th'. stern jooties  iv life an' go to wurruk, say between  th' age iv siven an' nine' they cud  support us in luxury. Th' young ladies  had none th' best iv us. They had no  money, too, along with th' rest iv their  charms. It was no case iv matchin'  coopons in thim happy days. Th' father  iv th' family niver thought iv sindin'  in an expert accountant to look over  th' young man's books an' decide  whether his invistmints was sound, an'  if th' young man had th' nerve to ask  his father-in-law was he still on th'  payroll 'twudn't be th' sacramint iv  mathrimony he'd require. If th' young  man was kind to th' dog, smoked  seegars that was not made be th' rubber thrust an' cud pass ivery second  saloon without, a pang, he was illegible  -n--to=enther-th^first-fam_ies-in-_th_.  neighborhood an' sometimes even th'  last. We was too delicate f'r to speak  iv marredge as though 'twas like buyin'  a pound iv tinpinny nails. During th'  coortship no wan around th' house iver  let on what, annything was in th' air,  though 'wanst in awhile, they was a  giggle whin th' dure bell rang an' th' oV  man wud give a wink to th' clock an'  go out into th' kitchen. We spint most  iv our time in th' kitchen while th'  preliminaries was bein' arranged. Th'  coortship, I think, wint on be a complete system iv signals long befure  Marconi' come into th' wurruld, but  wan night th' wealthy heiress come  back fr'm th' parlor an' fell into a clinch  With her mother an' th' proud father  yawned an' wint to bed. That was all  they was to it. No one assayed young  Latharyo Hinnissy iv th' sixth ward.  If they'd heard he had twinty-five dollars, they'd begin f'r to make an allybi  ready f'r him. I mind whin Hogan was  goin' to marry Cassidy's daughter. 'I  haven't a cint,' he says. 'Hurry up an'  marry thin*,* says Cassidy, or ye might  have.'  "That's th' way it was in thim good  ol' days, an' be hivens, I think that's th'  way it is now among th' likes iv us.  An' that's a good thing f'r th' men that  own th' rollin' mills. It wudden't do to  t-ke anny chances goin' up an' down  Ar-rchey road offerin' ye'erself without th' cash forfeit. Some wan might  call ye. But. it's diff'rent among th'  best fam'iies. 'Tis far diff'rent. I read  be th' pa-apers in this conthrovarsy  that if a man can't show down a bank  account that wud make Andhrew Carnegie feel like goin' back to wurruk,  he might as well make up his mind tc  remain a gay bachelor till he falls fr'm  th' cab f'r th' last time. Not f'r him th'  jcys of marrid life, th' futman at th  dure tellin' him his wife has not come  home yet, th' prattlin* iv th' tendhei  infant as it ia l'OQked to sleep in th  liiC-ybator, $h' frequent letthers fr'ir.  {-broad' askin' him if th' dhraft come.  No rayspictable woman wud have him  while he was gettin' th' money an'  none ought to have him afther he's go!  it.  "Manetime th' price iv mathriinonyal  ccopon fours goes up  till hardly anny  wan  can think  iv  entherin'  them.    A  man believes th' judge was wrong an'  I- ft->'s  .e-  *I''H niver  condim Mary Jose-  1}        yhine to be a poor man's wife,   I'll wait J  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Prenent rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V.  HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch  till I get a millyion.'   It's not so hard  to get a millyion nowadays if ye pick  cut th' right people to get if fr'm, but  it. takes some time an' befuie th' eager  suitor has landed enough to sit in th'  gf.me, he's considerably past th' age iv  censint.    Manetime  father,   too,  hasn't  been    idle.      He's    bethrayed    a    few  thrusts himself ah' put a story or two  on th' house.    So whin th' young man  comes up wan night, an' lays down his  pile an' suggests that th' time has come  f'r to hasten th' glad evint, father says:  .'I'm afraid, me boy, that ye're a little  sluow.    Ye haven't kept pace with th'  _ocyal   repuirmints.      Since   seein'    ye  li st,   Mary  Josephine has  acquired  th'  use  iv  a  private yacht an'  is  slowly  rr.astherin'   th'   great  truth   that  if  ye  have a club suit, ye ought to pass up  th' make.   A slight oversight some af-  thernoon in  distinguishin'  trumps,  an'  they wudden't be enough iv that bundle  left to put a rubber band. around.    No,  Mike, I think a gr-reat deal iv ye, but  niver, niver will I consirit that a daughter  iv  mine  shud  suffer  th'   pangs  iv  poverty.'    An' so  it goes  through  th'  years  until  marredge,  Hinnissy,  is re-  sthricted  to  th'  very  rich  an'  th'   extremely poor who're almost all marrid  alieady.  "I don't know mesilf what to think iv  it, Hinnissy, and I don't know that I  ought to worry about it. 1 haven't  noticed anny reduction in th' number  iv marredge licenses day be day. Th'  Kubolowsks an' th' Wittsinkis still  are exchangin' vows, an' if they've got  more thin twinty-five dollars apiece  I'd like to know where they got it an'  notify th' pollis. No, sir, th' gloryous  ol' instichooshion iv which I'm so proud  as I am shy is here to stay, an' I'm  thinkin' itt'l'be here whin money becomes extinct. If th' rich are becomin'.  richer, th' poor are becomin' more fool-,  ish about these things an' there's hope  in that." c  "D'ye really think a man ought to  marry on twinty-five dollars?" asked  Mi*. Hinnissy.  "If he's that kind iv a man more  money than that wud be wasted on  him." said Mr. Dooley.  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 Inspector.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  Interest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all part of Canada,  United States and Europe.  Special attention given to coll       ns.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  THE DIMENSIONS OF HEAVEN  ^*2B^_|^>4^ 0^^& 0^^^> ^^^^ *^^^0* ^^^���^ *^^^__S ^^____ ^^*^_fc ^^^^ *^^_^ **^*^^^ ^^k^ ^^t& ^^V^^T^V ^^00 ^^^0* ^ft&r* *^B^* -41^^"* 41^^^ ^B���^'^^^r~^^_^0 ^^^00 ^S^00 4^^00 4^^hy -^^^^4^^^ ���_-__-_-���''"------*----  m  to  to  to  9)  ^*******************************************************************Ji  SENATOR TELLER WAS LATE  Figured Oat by Statistican  Taking a verse from Revelation as the  basis of computation, some industrious and  probably uneasy fellow has again been figuring on the dimensions of heaven. The  text is in verse fifteen, chapter xxi., and  reads as follows: "And he measured the  city with the reed, 12,000 furlongs. The  length and breadth and .the helghth are  eflual."  He concludes that this represents a space  of 4G9,7S3,OSS,000,000,000,000 cubic feet. The enterprising statistician sets aside one-half  of this space for the throne and the court  of heaven, and one-half of the balance for  streets, which would leave a remainder of  124,19S,272,000,000,000,000 cubic feet. He then  proceeds to divide this by 4096, the number  of cubical feet in a room sixteen feet  square, and this gives him au,B21,S43,V5u,O0u,uuo  rooms of the size indicttuea. He then proceeds upon the hypothesis that the world  now contains, always has contained, and  will always contain, 9!)U,UOO,UOO,UOO inhabitants, anu that a generation lasts for  thirty-three and one-third years, which  gives a total number of inhaoitants every  century of 2,29V,UOu.OUO. He assumed that the  world will stand 1000 centuries or 100,000  years, which would give a total of 2,970,000,-  U00,000 inhabitants for this period of time.  He then reaches the reassuring conclusion  that if 100 worlds of the same size and duration, and containing the same number of  inhabitants, should redeem all the inhabitants there would be 100 rooms of the size  indicated for each iierson.  Men have not thought so much about  the size of heaven. They always thought  that there would be ample room for those  who would be able to get there.lf a lack  of room were possible in the divine order  of things, it would probably be at the other  place, judging from the pronouncements  that are made from time to time." Room has  never been a matter of serious consideration with men who have paused long  enough in the whirl of events to meditate  on the blessings which are to follow "*T life  of righteousness. The main question, and  the one in which all men are concerned,  is the simple question of the shortest, best,  and safest way. Put in different language,  they want to know how to get there, and.  if the studious statistician will figure out  some plan that will meet with general satisfaction along this line, he will probably  smooth out the furrows that now mark the  faces of many sinners.  to  to  to  ���to  to  to  m.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  >��  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft,  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  %  18.Q-BBTABHSHB1D IN NBLSON-1902  Before stock taking this month a  REDUCTION  OF  lO   PER   CENT  will be given on every dollar.  ��_  *  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  But come early and you shall have our prompt attention.   Engraving free of *  charge this month.   As I employ the best watchmakers and jewelers, all our work &  _    .        ..       . .   - . ���.  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  is guaranteed.   Both mail and express orders shall have our prompt attention.  Jacob Dover,  " The Jeweler."  ***.*********************.******-***.***.***.************-***.*******^  to  9\  to  (t>  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  lffi_. <g��   _-r���^^^^__^���^__^'^^'g^_^^_^*._^!^���'g^���gf���^���^���^��� ���^���^���^���-^���^���^'^���'^'^���^���^���'^��^��^��^��^'^��*^>��.,-y*  ^ *l(^^^��^^^^^^!^^^^^^!^(?^^^^'-^>'3fe!''3^*^,^'N 1r'0'-0*'00'00'00'00'00'00-^'00-00'00-00'00'00^00'^^^t''  Boer Commandant Executed  WASHINGTON, January 22.���Soon  after senate convened today Mr. Gil-  bertson (Texas) secured the adoption of  a resolution directing the secretary of  war to transmit to the senate copies of  all suggestion, statements, criticisms  and correspondence between the war  department or any official ��� thereof and  any person or corporation relating to  the customs tariff affecting the Philippine islands. Mr. Teller offered the  following concurrent resolution, which  he asked to go over until tomorrow:  "Whereas, it is announced that sentence  of death has been passed upon commandant Scheeper of the Orange Free  State army, now a prisoner of war in  the^hands-of-the-British-forces-in^South-  Africa, and whereas, it is known that  said commandant Scheeper was captured while lying sick and wounded in  a hospital, such capture being in violation of articles one and five of the Geneva convention, and whereas, his execution by the British will lead to acts  of retaliation and reprisal, be it resolved, by the senate, the house of representatives concurring, that the president request the government of Great  Britain to set aside, in the interests of  humanity, such sentence of death and  accord commandant. Scheper the privileges and immunities guarranteed~un-  der the Geneva convention.  Litigation Over Oil Lands  CHICAGO, January 22.���William Odenath of Philadelphia, is striving to  gain possession of thousands of acres  of land in the Texas oil belt that he  says were granted to his father by general Sam Houston for service in the  Texas army in 1836. According to his  story, told yesterday, he is the only son  and heir of J. J. Odenath, the original  grant to whom, aggregated 1476 acres,  in Kinney, Valverde and Zavalla counties. Later the father received another  giant in Erath county. When the elder  Odenath and aboiU forty other soldiers,  who had received like concessions, went  to look over their ground nearly all  were killed. Odenath escaped, but his  papers were destroyed. The grants were  renewed in Austin, Texas, in 1839. After  the old soldier's death the great property in Texas was almost forgoten.  With the discovery of oil in lands  closely adjoining, began a search for  the holders of the Odenath property.  Many offers of purchase have been  made, but all were refused.  Isekocy diia  Stormy Conservative Ceremony  LONDON, January 22.���The ceremony of  consecrating the Right Rev. Charles A.  Gore as bishop oC Worcester at Westminster today was .attended by an extraordinary scene of tumult. The objectors were led  by John Kenst!, the anti-ritualist crusader.  Bishop Gore's editorship of "Lux Mundi"  and the fact that he is the founder of the  monastic celibate society, figured largely  among the arguments of the protestors.  Most of the protests were ruled out ami  bishop Gore was confirmed amid shouts of  "farce" and "conspiracy."  Violent Deaths in the United States  The total number of deaths by violence  during 1901 in the United States was 7852,  the causes being classified as follows:  Quarrels 4640  U nknown   1291  Liquor     S20  Jealousy  2S4  "By highwaymen    193  Insanity 174  Infanticide    143  Resisting arrest  .'. 134  Highwaymen killed .. _    70  Riots     36  Self-defense       23  Strikes  :    20  Outrage    12  During the year there were 135 lynchings,  which may be summarized as follows: Of  these lynchings 125' occurred in the south  and 14 in the' north. Of the total number  107 were negroes, 27 white, 1 Indian and 1  Chinaman. The alleged crimes for which  they were lynched were as follows: Murder 39, criminal assault 19, theft 12, murderous assault 9, attempted criminal assault  8, cattle and horse stealing 7, complicity in  murder G, quarrel over profit sharing 5, arson 4, suspected murder 3, suspected criminal assault 1, murder and criminal assault  1, train wrecking 1, alleged theft 1, keeping  a gambling house 1, suspected of killing  cattle-l,-resisting-arrest-l,-bnrglary_l,_in_  suiting a white woman 1, forcing a white  toy to commit crime 1. Besides these nine  were lynched because of race prejudice,  threo for unknown reasons, and there was  one case of mistaken identity.  Span of Life Lengthened  The census statistics of the United States  have revealed the surprising fact' that the  death rates for the cities are relatively less  than those for the country. The proportion  of deaths to population has decreased 10  per cent. In the last decade and the improvement is confined almost entirely to  tho cities. This can be traced to the improved methods of sanitation observed in  all the progressive cities, but almost Ignored In tlie rural districts. The deaths  from consumption form a good example of  this attention to health. In 1S99 there were  243 persons per 10,000 inhabitants afflicted  with this disease, but in 1900 this was reduced to 190. Deaths from cholera, typhoid fever, diphtheria, etc., wero reduced  to a remarkable degree, but fatal cases of  pneumonia increased- from 1S9.9 per 10,000  in 1900 to 191.9 in 1900, being due to the epidemics of grip and influenza. Cancer and  kidney and heart troubles also increased.  The decreased deaths from consumption  has had the most to do with the increased  length of life of the average resident of the  United States, which has riseri'_rdm thirty-  one and one-tenth years tn 1890 to thirty-  eight and two-tenth years In 1900.  PROVINCIAL, BOARD OF HEALTH.  Regulations for dealing with the outbreak  of smallpox at the town of Fernie, East  Kootenay.  Approved by his honor the lieutenant-governor in council the 17th day of Janu-  *     ary, 1902.  HEALTH ACT.  Oh account of the outbreak of smallpox  in the town of Fernie it is hereby proclaimed:  1. That the town is in a state of quarantine until further notice.  2. That no person shall be allowed to  leave the town on any circumstances whatsoever.  3. That all meetings in churches, lodges,  and schools and other public gatherings are  hereby prohibited.  4. That no person shall under any circumstances hold any conversation whatsoever with any person quarantined, and no  person under quarantine shall attempt to  break same or communicate with any out-  isider. ���  5. Any hotel-keeper, lodging-house keep-  eror householder suspecting, knowing, or  having good reason to believe that any  person residing upon or frequenting his  premises is ill or suffering from a rash of  any description, shall at once notify the  medical health officer, giving the name and  occupation of, and other particulars necessary to properly identify, such person.  6. Any person having a rash on his body  shall notify the medical health officer on  the first appearance of same.:  7. Under authority of the "Health Act,"  it is hereby declared that all and every person not having a certificate of recent successful vaccination dated within one year,  and further not being able to give proof  of same to the satisfaction of the medical  health officer, shall at once be vaccinated.  8. After a period of seven days from this  date any person refusing to present to any  public officer/who may demand It, proof of  vaccination, shall be liable*' to the prescribed penalties under the "Health Act."  Penalties under the "Health Act:"  Any person who violates any of the provisions of this proclamation is liable to a  fine of $100 and to six (6) months' imprisonment.  Dated at Victoria this 16th day of January, A. D. 1902.  - CHARLES  J.   FAGAN,  Secretary of Provincial Board of Health.  By command J. D. PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary.  TAX NOTIOE.  Notice Is hereby given, in accordance  with the statutes, that provincial revenue  tax, and all assessed taxes and incom'e  tax, assessed and levied under the Assessment Act and amendments, are now due  and payable for the year 1902. All taxes  due and collectable for the Nelson Assessment District are now due and payable at  my office, situate at the court house, Ward  street, Nelson. This notice, in terms of  law, is equivalent to a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  HARRY WRIGHT,   Assessor and-Collector,  Nelson Postoffice.  Dated at Nelson, 13th January, 1902.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council has been pleased to make the following appointment:  ���     Frank  W.   Hardy  of  Ymir,   Esquire,   to  > perform the duties of a deputy mining recorder, at Ymir, for the Nelson mining dl-  ������ vision, during the absence upon leave of  Mr. A. B. Buckworth, J.P.          NOTIOE.  Scheepers' Sentence Executed  NEW YORK, January 22.���It has just  been discovered that through a cable error  an Associated Press dispatch of last Sunday announced that the death sentence on  commandant Scheepers of the Boer army  had been confirmed by general Kitchener,  and that he would be executed next Saturday. The fact is that he was executed on  last Saturday, January ISth.  A STEAIGHTFOEWAED PLATP0BM,  We believe In giving every person one  dollar's worth for every one hundred cents.  We believe the price should be marked on  each article in plain -figures.  We believe in charging for each article  the price marked.  We believe in selling goods to children  at the same price we sell their parents.  We believe in exchanging unsuitable or  unsatisfactory purchases for other goods.  AVe believe in representing goods to be  just what they are.  Wo believe we can give you Just as good  satisfaction and just as good value as any  other jeweler.  If you will favor us with a share of your  patronage we will use our best endeavors  to deserve your confidence.  In our repairing department we guarantee all our work and agree to repair free of  charge any work which proves unsatisfactory.  If Brown said so it's right.    .  January 14th, 1902. ;;_  Notice la hereby given that I intend to  apply at the next sitting of the board of  llcensa commissioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after the expiration of  thirty days from the date hereof, for a  transfer of the retail liquor license now  held by me for the "Grand Hotel," situate  on Venum street in the City of Nelson, on  the east half of lot 4, block 2, sub-division  . of lot 95, group 1, West Kootenay district,  to John Biomberg of the City of Nelson.  GUS  NELSON.  Witness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  NOTICE.  IN THE SUKBEME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In the matter of the Winding Ufl Act,  Chapter 129 of the revised statutes of  Canada and amending .acts, and; In the  matter of tho Athabasca Gold'Mine, Llm-  Notice is hereby given that tha honorable  the chief Justice has fixed Friday the 17th  ���dlay ot January, 1902, at the hour of 11  "O'clock in the forenoon at the Law Courts,  Now Wesrtmlnster, British Columbia, as  teho time and place for tho appointment of  -.em official liquidator of the above named  S-mpany. J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  v    * ���    District Registrar.  OERTIHOATE   OP  IMPE0VEMENTS"  ,    Notice:   Ray of Hope mineral claim, slt-  ���uata   In   the   Nelson   mining   division   of  ; *West Kootenay district, located on Duham-  ;��l   (Six-mile)   creek.   Take  notico  that  I,  i Charles  W.  Busk,  free miners'  certificate  "No. 50,825, as agant for W. J. Goepel, freo  . miners'  certiacate  No." 50,500  John  Pater-  ��� son, free miners' certificate No. 60,727, and  ���self, intend sixty days from the date here-  ���of to apply to the mining recorder for a  ���certificate  of  improvements  for  the purpose  of  obtaining   a  crown  grant  of  the  ^abovo claim. And further take notice that  1 action under Section 37 must be commenced  : Tjeforo the issuance of such certificate of  :lmRrovement-. ^-.-^ w   BUSK_  Dated this second day of January, A* D.  CLASSIFIED ADS.   ��  ARTICLES FOR SALE.   SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  TO LET.���FOUR ROOM COTTAGE ON  Park street, opposite hospital. Rent, including water, $12 per month. Apply E. Kllby,  next door to Rossland Hotel, Vernon street.  ^ LODGERS.         FOR RO-_x AND TABLE BOARD. AP-  ply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  COMFORTABLY FURNISHED ROOMS  to rent on Silica street, between Ward and  Kootenay streets. Apply L. Peters.  EMPLOYMENT AGENCY.  CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY-  WANTED help of all kinds; men for railroad construction. Large warehouse for  storage. Prosser's Second - Hand Store,  Ward street, Nelson.  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES FOR .SALE OR  rent. Sold on installments. Old machines  taken' in exchange. Repairs kept for all  makes of machines. Singer Manufacturing  Company, Baker Street, Nelson.  PUPILS WANTED.  WANTED PUPILS ON PIANO OR OR-  san by Mrs. Starmer Smith. Apply residence, or P. O. Box 137.  GIRL WANTED.  WANTED���A WOMAN OR GIRL TO  help with housework and baby. Good  wages. Apply to John Hutcheson, Cranbrook, B. C.  HENRY G. JOLY DE LOTBINIERE.  CANADA.  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Edward VII., by the grace of God, of the  United' Kingdom of Great Britain and  Ireland and  of  the British Dominions  beyond the seas. King, defender of the  faith  etc.   etc.   etc.  To Our'Fait'hful'the Members elected  to  serve in the Legislative Assemly of our  Province  of  British  Columbia,  at  Our  City of Victoria,��� Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  =D.-M.-J_berts,-Attorney_General.  Whereas we are desirous and resolved as  soon as may be, to meet Our people of Our  Province of British Columbia, and to have  their advice in Our Legislature:  Now, Know Ye, that for divers causes  and considerations, and taking into consideration the ease and convenience of our  loving subjects, We have thought lit, by  and with the advice of Our Executive  Council, to hereby convoke, and by these  presents enjoin you, and each of you, that  on Thursday the twentieth day of February, one thousand nine hundred and two,  you meet U3 in Our said Legislature or  Parliament of Our said Province, at Our  City of Victoria, FOR THE DlSfATCH OF  BUSINESS, to treat, do, act and conclude  upon those things which in Our Legislature of the Provinco of British Columbia,  by the Common Council of Our said Province may, by the favor of God, be ordained.  In testimony whereof, we have caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent and  the Great Seal of Our said Province to be  hereunto affixed:  Witness, the Honourable Sir Henri Gustavo Joly do Lotbiniere, K.C.M.G., Lieutenant Governor of Our said Province of  British Columbia, at Our Government  House, in Our City of Victoria, In Our  said Province, this 9th day of January, in  the year of Our Lord one thousand nine  hundred and two, and in the first year of  Our Reign.  By Command. _    _���  J. D. PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary.  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-governor in-  Council has been pleased to make the following appointments:  Sth January, 1902.  William Edwin Newcombe, of Trout  Lako, Esquire, M.D., CM., to bo resident  physician at the said place.  John M.  Holland,  of tho City of Grand  Forks,   Esquire,* to  be  a  notary  public  in  and for the provinco of British Columbia,  9th January, 1902.  Frederick Fraser, of tho City of Revelstoke, Esquire, to be���  Stipendiary magistrate,  Government   Ay ������ni.  Assistant L'oii'iiiUsioner of Lands and  *\\^orks  Collector of Revenue Tax,  District Registrar of Births, Deaths and  Marriages, and Registrar under the "Marriage Act," for tho Revelstoko Division of  West Kootenay,  Gold Commissioner for the Revelstoke,  Illecillewaet, Lardeau and Trout Lake  Mining Divisions,  Clerk of tho Peaco for tho County of  Kootenay,  District Registrar of the Revels,toko registry of tho Supremo Court, and  Collector of Votes for the Revelstoko riding of tho West Kootenay District, vice  Mr. W. J. Goepel.  P. Bufns & Co.  Head Opfiob at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nei*'  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  i i ���������������^���        ������_���        ���������__.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF   .  "    FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL V  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  K. W. 0 BLOCK  WARD STREET  TREMONT HOUSE  821 TO 331.BAKER STREET, NELSON  -\MEfyCAfl AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to $1  IMPEBIAL BBEWIIG COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  j. H. McMANUB, Maa-rer.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER   BTRBJBT,   NUbSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  j__rje comfortable bedrooms ud first*  class dining room. Sample rooms for com*  merclal mem. i  RATES S2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  hm.tm of tbe Royal Hotel. Calcary  N|adden House  Baker and 'Ward  Streets, Nelson,  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, aad cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable reoma. First class tabl* board.  CHEAP FUEL.  Reduction In price of coke: Per Ton.  Coko at gas works   $C50  Coko delivered    7.50  Cash must accompany all orders, or $1  extra will be charged. '*   ,!'  NELSON COKE & GAS COMPANY, Ltd.  DBUG STOfiE EABLY CLOSING  ON AND AITEE JANUAKY 1st.  The public Is notified that on and after  January 1st our places of businoss 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  rp. m., 6:30 to S:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK &  DRUG CO., Ltd.,  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.,  J. H. VANSTONE.  OV     COUKSK    VOU    WANT    THE     BKST-  TriKN   GO   TO  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.   Ho will suit you.  Largo Hlock of imported season'ii goods.  ���*.*)���**���*******************�����*  NEWLIN6- & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall  P. O. Box 633 NKLSON, B.C.  The only hotel In Nelson that haa re*  malned under one management since 18*0,  The bed-rooms are well furnished and  lighted by electrtcuy.  The bar Is always stocaea bj the best  domestic and Imported liquors aad cigars*  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Beat dollar a day;  house in town. House and furniture new-  and first class ln every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?5 to |6 pen  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUQEILIN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  The Best $1 per Day House In Nelson.  None but white help einployod.   The bar the  boat.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BB_WKB8 AND BOTTLEBa Off  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the tradti.  BREW-RT   AT   NELSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THH  MANHATTAN,  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THH  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  LIQUORS  AND  CIQAR& ��� iiiiiwiny ^R  T1IE .ffELSOIT OMBOTE, THURSDAY MOBNIffG   JANtlABY 23, 1902  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  W  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ft  ft  ft  t*  Oi  Ki  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  W  %  %* ** ****** ***��� ** *  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE ABE OFFERING AT VERY LOW PRICES.  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Dressing Oases  Gents' Traveling Cases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Cases.  Cents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Hair Brushes of all kinds  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  ***** ���**���* *** ************ *** ******************************  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  *  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  *  ft  ft  ft  it  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES __ND RANGES  We are in the. market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only, Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   OO.  Ixnoorters and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  5 a. m.  Daily.  LEAVE  G:10 p. in  Daily  6:10 p. m,  Daily  8 a. m.  8 a. in.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  Cranbrook, Jliirysvillo, Fori  Steele, Klko, l-'crnic, Michel,  Mairniore, Frank, Macleod,  Loth-ridge, Winnipeg, and  all Eastern poinUs.  AKHIVB  i p. ill.  Daily,  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Kevelstoko, and all points east  and west on C.P.H. main line.  Hobson, Trail and Rossland  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Hobson, Trail and Rossland.  (Duily except Sunday)  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  *71'J; collections from other sources' $5Sf>;  WP.kiiiK a total income of *17.r,l). Tim elmrcli  membership is :iy. The church has been iu  f\lsience for losx I ban two yours, and the  congregation have only been in possession  of I heir nev church for about a year. The  report contained a note of commendation  for iho services rendered by Mrs. Murray  ���is orjranist and choir leader, and also commended the work of tho Youutr Alans' Club,  und their energy in providing themselves  with so  well an equipped gymnasium.  ^VJ_S'r*i"^'<��vftftrTjv.>.'^ctf_(:v.a  LEAVE  10 a. 111.  SLOCAN R1VKR HAILWY  Slocan City, Silvcrtoii, New  Denver. Throe Forks, Sandon  (Daily cxecpt. Sunday)  AKKIVE  3:10 p.m.  i p. m.  i p. m.  TELEPHONE 39.  P, O. BOX B27.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  KOOTKNAY   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.)  11 a. m.  11 a.m  Y. M. O. A. Movement  A meeting of those who are interested in  the ereetioi: of a Y. M. C. A. was hold in  tlie Congregational church last evening.  The report of the committee was read,  which suggested the time inopportune to  proceed with the establishment of a Y. M.  C. A. building in Nelson, but that an effort  should bo made to form a Y. M. C. A. section, and lay the foundations for futuVe  effort. It is proposed to rent rooms in the  Mara block and lit them up as a reading  room and gymnasium. This will require, in-  eluding rent and fittings, in the neighborhood of $500. A committee consisting of  Messrs. Nunn, Black, Burgess and James  was appointed, with power to add to their  numbers, for the purpose of making a canvass of the young men of the city so as to  ascertain the prospects of being able_to  start the movement for a year, free of debt,  lt was stated that the committee were in  a position to know that from 350 to 200  young men could bo induced to assist in  the movement, which was n practical guarantee of half tbe amount required. The  committee will meet in the course of the  next two weeks to report tlie result of their  canvass.  .A ^'^'^���0*-**-0*-0*-0*'0*-0*-0*'00'0*'00.09.00^0*i^&.Z?.-S$  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ������ ��� 00- ��� ** ���** ��� 00 ��� 00.00 ^. 0, f?s 35 *^5 ���!% *^S *>5 ^9 ^  ESTABLISHED 1892  GREAT NORTHEEN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  Depot  i):40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a_n.  DaUy.  XjI:_-_i--_-i:d_  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  nave just leceived 3,000,0 feet of loga from Idaho, and wo are prepared to cut the largest bill  of Umber of any dimensions or lengths. Estimates given at any time. The largest stock of sash  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARD81   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS,  WE MUST REALIZE  On our  large   stock   and  we  intend   making   this  to  do  month  BARGAIN MONTH  From January 6th to January 31st we will allow  20 PER CENT DKCOUNT  on all cash purchases  Leather Couches, $60.00, cash price-. ..$48.00  Leather Chairs, $56.00,  cash price.... 40.00  Sideboard, $66.00, cash price......... 48.00  $55.00,   cash   price  44.00  $40.00,  cash  price  32.00  LHAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  0:00 p. 111.  Daily  NELSON &  FORT  SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Nortliport, Rossland, Oolvillo  and Spokane.  Making through coiincctloiiBfS  at Spokane to tho south,  east and west.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Depot.  6:15 p.m.  Mount'in  :59 p. iu.  Daily  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:5>0 p. in.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  cancelled. Tha agents arranged for transportation and tlie party will proceed to  their destination on today's train.  Rattan Goods.    Bed Room Suites.  Parlor Suites and all kinds  of House  Furniture at  reduced   prices.  Carpets will be sold at very low prices.  First come,  first served.  J. Q. BUNYAN & CO.  AC0MPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  looal and coast.  Flooring  local and coast).  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IV WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT OT BTOOK  *W_ WILL *__*__ IT FOR TOD  CALL AND GET PRICKS  J. A. Sayward  HALL AWI> LAKE BTBKKTS, mtLROW  OFFICE AND  POCKET  DIARIES  FOR  1902  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Boasters  Dfla,er*i,n Tea and Coffee  ************************.  Wo are offering at lowest prices the beat)  gr-doa 0   Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Onr Bear, Mocha and Java CofToo, per  pound $ 40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pound-  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, _ pounds  1 00  8peclal E*Bnd Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Spocial Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 80  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  I-I. L. Johnston of Greenwood, C. P. R.  roadmaster for tho western division, is in  the city.  Alex Taylor, of the C. P. R. land department, left on the Moyie this morning for  the Crow's Nest district.  A hockey match has been arranged to be  played at "tho r]nl$ on Saturday evening'  next between the C. P.'Brilockey team and  the wholesalers.  A. B. Coleman, a prominent mining man  from Pittsburg, who has mining interests  in the Kootenays, is passing through the  city on a business tr'l*.  This afternoon Messrs. Charles A. Waterman & C'i>. Will (liter for sale by public auction the household furniture and effects of  Martin O'Reilly on tho premises, Latimer  street, between AVard aud Stanley streets.  An announcement of the sale appears in  another column.     ���  Tho meeting of the curlers announced to  be held in the board of trade rooms last  evening was cancelled owing to the fact  that tho committee on ways and means  were not in a. position to report definitely  in regard to the necessary arrangements.  und the meeting will be held tomorrow  evening: instead-  Rev. William Munroe leaves for the  Boundary this morning; and will lake the  services at the newly erected Congregational church in Phoenix on the following  Sunday. The Rev. Mr. Reid, who is the  minister of the church at that place, wi,ll  take charge of Mr. Munroe's. services at  Emmanuel church. '���     '  At the mining recorder's office yesterday  a certificate of improvements was granted  to the Mount Sicker & British Columbia  Development Company on the Matilda mineral claim. Certificates of work were granted to Miss Lizzie Flint on the Ida mineral  claim; to Georgo Keefer et al on the New  King and Yellow Boy mineral claims; and  T. J. Lancaster on the Iron Mask.  Arrangements aro completed for replacing the C. P. R. bridge over the Kootenay,  beiow Nelson by a sleel structure. As a  preliminary to the work a gang of men will  start out today for the purpose of laying a  spur to a granite quarry, about two miles  out of the city, where the stone for the  piers will be taken out. The work at tne  j\wi rry^wi 1l.J��c_ i n _oh arso_of. ,Mr. AW.a de. ___-.  Neely Now on Trial  HAVANA, January 22.���During the  .examination by the government of  Neely, ex-director of finances for the  Cuban postofllce, on charges growing  out of the postofllce .frauds, Neely was  asked if he remembered writing to C.  M. Rich, his first assistant, in November, 1899, asking him to come to Havana, where there was a good opening  and where he (Neely) was making over  $50 a day. Neely said he did not remember writing this letter.  He paid he had ?6Q,QQ0 in his posses-,  sion when he . was arrested in Now  York, that this money was not a part  of the postal funds, but was given to  him tipon his arrival at New York. He  denied that he was in other business.  In answer to the government's claims  that the Matanzas and Santiago post-  offices showed that more- money had  been collected from the sale of postage  stamps there than Nely had reported  for stamps in his hooks. Neely explained that postoffice inspector- McFoster,  on his trip through the island in 1S99,  sold stamps to the postmasters, and that  postmasters sold stamps to each other,  and-that it was impossible under these  conditions to make the books tally.  Neely said he'had������written "destroy this  letter" on his letter to Rathbone'from  New York because in his letter he had  said things against; the military government and that the government was already against him because of an alleged  interview with him published in New  York. Reeves confronted Neely with  his statement that-he (Neely) had. seen  Rathbone the Sunday before, the burning of the stamps,.and. said that Rath-  bone was willing ijo go in on"'the deal.  Neely denied saying this to Reeves.  to  f\\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J!:                         ..            .       ._                                                            Si  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  STOVES  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  *Tinware  *&-  COOKING STOVES  RANGES  ������ NELSON, B. C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  SANDON, B.C.  ^s^s^s^^^  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  4^-��-*MfHB-����66-&^  to  to  to  to  to  To Save Money  Buy shoes now. Enormous reductions made this month to clear Tout the odds  Jj- and ends. All felt goods below cast. See our special bargains on Side Tables  to   Manitobas, Arctics, Cardigans and Leggings at Cost.   One  Hundred pairs of to  %  to  to  to  to  to  to  UI   Mens'Fine Shoes regular $4  to   choice for $3.  I      Koy  ff   L. A. QODBOLT, Prop.  and $6. all Genuine Goodyear Welts.  Your  THOS. LILLIE, Manager  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  4\  iS'00  ���0t>.00.00.00-t*.00.mI.00.007JS' 0*.0*.00/.00-.08> ^f&^^b.TS^ rp.'  The story of tho death of Arthur Dick at  Atlin appears to have been unfounded.  Thomas M. Ward has received a letter from  Arthur which shows him to be very much  alive. He has a number of first-class openings in Atlin for modest sums of money  which he predicts will no sure winners.  Anyone desirous of making Investments  can secure particulars from "Tom."  0ITT AND DISTRICT.  E. T. Ii. Slmpkins, of the provincial registration oflice, is on tlie sick list and his  A   Ml 1 s are  1)einff discharged  by T.  Rev. Mr. T.elth of Kaslo, who has succeeded the Rev. A. D. Menzies at the Presbyterian church at that place, was in tho  city yesterday.  Kootenay Presbytery Meeting  A special meeting of the Kootenay Presbytery wa.s convened In St. Paul's elmrcli  last evening. Rev. "D. McKee, moderator  of the session, presided. The others present  were: Rev. D. Robinson. Rossland; Rev. I-I.  Young, Ymlr: Rev. Mr. Klndlay. Ainsworth;  and the lay members of tho churches. The  chief matter taken tip was the resignation  of Rev. Robert I'Yow, which was accepted.  Rev. I Jr. Robinson was appointed'to preach  in the pulpit, vacant on Sunday. January  iiiith. and the Rev II. Young was appointed  moderator of the session, to call to another  minister wlien the St. Paul's congregation  are ready. The only other business of any  public interest was cim.Hiderlng the call of  the Slocan people to tho Rev. JVV. D. McKee.  Tt was learned that at the present time the  Slocan people wore not in a position to warrant them in offering a. call to anyone, owing lo tho fact that they were not prepared  to he self-sustaining. They therefore agreed  to remain for some time longer a.s a mission station, with the request that tlio Rev.  t>. M. McKee be retained as the acting minister, which was acceded to.  Long Term for Forgery  SPOKANE,- January 22.���Alfred Moon,  convicted of forgery, was sentenced by  judge Richardson yesterday to serve six  years and nine :months in the state  penitentiary. Through attorney Men-  denhall he at once gave notice of appeal to the supreme court.  Moon is charged with forging the  name of G. A. Mann to a check for  $27.50, which' was cashed by -W. R.  Parks of Marshall junction. The prosecution proved to the satisfaction of  the 12 men. on the jury that last fall  Moon presented a check for $27.50  drawn on the Spokane & Eastern Trust  Company, signed by T. A. Manly, payable to G. A. Mann, to W. R. Parks,  which was cashed. The name of G. A.  Mann is said to have been forged on  the back of the check.  Moon advanced as his defence that he  had a brother who looked so much like  him that the officers ad captured the  wrong  man  and  that his  brother was  Saunders, Kaslo; H. J. Asheford, Moose-  aiw; Fred Benson, Slocan City; J. AV. Austin, Hall; Frank Morrison, Hall; Mrs. T_ip-  worth, Rossland.  TREMONT���John Allerton. Eric; A. C.  McNeill, Ymir; J. J. Moffatt, Coyandahl;  Jjimes "McKay,' Yinii'-.  "WA-vTI-KTT���A. J, Hamilton, Canterbury.  When at Erie, B. C, stop at the Mersey  hotel.  Mrs.  M.  Collins,  proprietress.  aughtering    Sale  Tho big schooner of beer or half-and'-  half, 10 cents. Always fresh and cool. Club  Hotel. E. J. Curran.  "the guilty party.  Must "Cut Their Hair  AVASHINGTON, January 22���Commissioner of Indian affairs Jones has issued a  circular to correct a somewhat general misunderstanding of a letler he recently issued to agents directing the modification or  discontinuance of savage Indian customs.  J-Je snys that the government mainly directs that agents cut off all provisions from  returned students, who, after coming back  from the Carlisle Indian school and similar institutions, paint' their faces and Indulge In barbaric dances and feats, and  wear long hair like tho old Indians.  ���'ITOTIOE 0P MEETING  The annual meeting of the Cooks' and  Waiters' Union, No.-1-1], Western l,abor  Union, will be hold Sunday, January 2(ith,  at S o'clock sharp; for the purpose of electing oilicers for the ensuing term. All members arercriuested to attend.  H.   M. 'FORTIER,  Finance  Secretarv.  :  A. B.SJ-OAN, President.  NOTIOE.  Your patronage ond influence respectfully" solicited for Brown Brothers as the leading jewelers of Nelson.  THE   BIG  Schooner  -^BEEROR^HALF-AND-HALF-  For the next thirty days I will gi^o  a great slaughtering sale on all lines in  stock consisting of boy's and men's  clothing, furnishings, hats and caps, and  boots and shoes. In order to make room  for spring stock 1 must slaughter some  of my present stock and also to give' my  many customers the benefit thereof.  Now is the chance to partake of some  of the best bargains ever offered in the  Kootenays.  The sale is genuine, the stock new and  the prices away down.  Call, get prices, examine goods and  be convinced that I am offering the  greatest bargains ever offered in Nelson.  217 and 219 .  Baker Street  A. GILKER  BISCUITS  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE  Also all kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh from the factory.  BLUB   RIBBON   TEA.  Houston Block  Nelson, B C.  WAFERS  Canada Drug & Book Co.  LIMITED  K. \V. C. BLOCK  ilKLSON  P. B. Wilson and W. A. Macdonald yesterday succeeded in raising .subscriptions  amounting to $200 for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the men who will  compose the rink selected to represent the  Nelson club in the "Winnipeg bonspiel.  A family of seven foreign immigrants arrived in the city on Tuesday evening and  were wandering about all day seeking  shelter. They were on their way to North  Yakima. Transportation had been left at  the Great Northern office several weeks  ago,  hut not having boon called for,  iviu  Testerday's Curling  Another game in the consolation curling contest, for ti barrel of Lake of the  Woods flour, was played last evening between the following rinks: IX. "Weir, A. R.  Mierwood, D. J. Robertson,' and J. Pinkham (skip); and F. M. Black, C. K. Matthews, P. K. Wilson, and judge Porin  t'skip). The result was 12 to (! in favor of the  former.  A game was also played In tlio Bunyan  cup contest between S. M.' PryIges, H.  Houston, S. G. Campbell and J. Rae (skip);  and T. H. Brown, M. Bird, It. H. Williams,  and G. C. Ilodse (skip). The result of this  game was decided in favor of tlie former  .by 15 to 3.  After the scheduled game a scratch game  was played between the lawyers and the  wholesalers. The rinks were constituted as  follows: I,awyers���J. O'Shea. \V. A. Macdonald, P. I'*. Wilson and W. A. Galliher  (skip): wholesalers���P. Chapman, T. McPherson. F. Starkoy and K. G. McLaughlin  (ski])). The result of the game was 12 to 9  in favor of the lawyers.  Torpedo Boat Launchings  SAN FRANCISCO, January ?2.���The submarine torpedo boats Pike and .Grampus,  which have been building at the Union Iron  Works for the United States navy for sonic  time past, are now nearly completed, and  it is said they will be launched about the  first of the coming month. Their trial trips,  both submerged and on the surface, are  scheduled to take place within a few days,  as the boats will be practically completed  nnd ready for service when they are  launched.  THE ONLY GOOD  BEER  IN  NELSON  J. A. IRVING & CO.  AND  Club  Two Sudden Deaths  DUNNVILI-E, Ontario, January 22���Leonard  Stewart,  a Grand  Trunk brakeman,  slipped while boarding the train hero this  afternoon and was instantly killed. He  leaves a wife and three small -children.  John Taylor, police .jnagistrate, while addressing the annua.)" meeting of the Citizen's Gas Company,, of which he was president, this afternoon fell over dead, it was  a case of heart disease.        ������  Immanuel Church Meeting  The annual congregational meet Ing of  Kmmanuol church was held in the church  parlors last evening. Receipts for the year  were: Ladies' Aid, j'WI; Sunday school, with  a membership of CO, $90; regular collections.  Farkhill Man Killed  "W.TARTON, Ontario, January 22.���Harvey  Sampson, a young man from Parkhill, who  was married three weeks ago, was' killed  by a falling tree near Atlamsville today.  AT THE HOTELS.  HUME-A. B. Coleman, Pittsburg; J. J.  McKay, 'Vancouver; Charles D. Hunter,  Phoenix; C. A. Cornwall, Bonnington Falls;  S. Atkinson, Nisima; l-I. A. Small, Vancouver; Harold Vernon, San  Francisco.  Pi IA IK���Rev. Br. Robinson, Rossland; IT.  L. Johnson, Greonwood; L. A. Campbell,  Rossland: T. R. 1311a, Vancouver; G. B. Atkinson, Bonnlngton Falls; Mr. and Mrs.  Grenewood, Fernie.  QTn-13N'_-JamcH Croft and wifo, New  Denver; Thomas M. Duffy, Sandon; W. J.  Bell, Grand Forks; Rev. M. D. McKee, Slocan: I). Martin, Revelstoke; James Jones,  Vancouver.  GRAND CIWrRAr,���Mrs. B. Robinson,  Kaslo;   O.   AV.   Caughren,   Spokane;  It.   JJ.  Corner Silica  and  Stanley  Sts.  E. J. CURRAN, Proprietor.  Porto Rico Lumber Co��  (LIMITED)  INSURANCE BBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the pari*  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us oi  two year's time without inteieat  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  M White Pine Luirjber Always in  Stoc!\.  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors,  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  TO OUR CUSTOMERS:  Owing to our large losses on collections  during the past year and determining to  treat all alike hereafter, wo have instructed  our drivers to allow no credit on and after  January 1st, 1!)02. Hoping you will repog-  nize the justness of the change, we remain,  your obedient servants,  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY.  Nelson, December 17th, 1901.  DOMESTIC  OR  STEAM  USE  General Agency, Telephone 265,  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  TKt.KI'IlONI* I 15  ORDER YOUR  Tklemione 35  COAL  PROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  NOTICE  Porto Rico Lumber 0o_ltd.  CORNKIt OK  HTCNDR-X AND VERNON BTK-UBITB  I  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades and Lahor Council of tho City of  Nelson have declared all Holds, Restaurants  and Saloons employing-hint'*;-iu or around the  premises unfair to organized labor.  The following do not employ Chinese in such  capacity:  VICTORIA IIOTKL  CLARKK IIOTKL  THKMOXT HOTKL  MADDK.V HOTKL  SHKltimoOKK IIOTKL  CiliAVD CKNT11AL HOTEL  LAKK VIKW HOTKL  HOSSLANO HOTKL  GRAND HOTKL  KLONDYKE HOTEL  JOHN Sl'KAR  MANHATTAN SALOON  BODEGA SALOON  (ILUIfl l'OT SALOON  CI.UH HOTKL  LMI'KHIAL RIOSTAURANT  KOOTKNAY HOTKL  IMPERIAL SALOON  ANTHRACITE AND ROSLYN  ALWAYS oy HANJP  O'Urc: Bakor Street,  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Teeming and Transfer Work of  all kinds.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil  Company.  Washington Brick, Llmo &  Manufacturing   Company.     General   com-'  morcial agents and brokers.  wood strictly cash on de-  All coal and  livery.    OFFICE 18<_ BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   117.  Students prepared for departmental an<i  other examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. C. SLATER,  Fourth door above City Hall,

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