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 ESABLISHED  1892  TUBSDA.Y  MORNING, JANUARY  21;  1902  DAILY EDITION  SECRET NOW OUT  BRITAIN ALONE BLOCKED  THE POWERS  AUSTRIA,  FRANCE, RUSSIA AND  GERMANY WERE AGAINST  THB UNITED STATES  LONDON, January 2t*���The subject of  the proposed European intervention in  the Spanish-American "war was brought  up by Henry Norman (Liberal) in the  house of commons this, afternoon, in  the form of a. question asking whether  any communication, proposing or concerning joint note or collective action  by the "European states in view of the  outbreak, or expected outbreak of the  late war between the United States and  Spain was received from the Austrian  or any other government. Mr. Norman  further invited lord Cranborne, under  secretary of foreign affairs, to lay the  papers in case on the table. Lord Cranborne in reply said no such communication had been made to the govern-  . ment after the outbreak of the war, but  that immediately before the war communications were received from other  powers suggesting the presentation of  a joint note to the president of the  United States.  Her majesty's. government agreed to  join with, the other power's joint note,  expressing the hope that further negotiations might lead to a peaceful settle-  Yrient, accompanied by guarantees acceptable to the United States for the  pieservation of order in Cuba. The government first took steps to ascertain  whether the presentatian of the note  as well as its terms would be acceptable  to the president. Her majesty's government,, lord Cranbbre continued, ,de-  clinedto associate itself with other subsequent proposals, which senied open to  the objection of putting pressure on the  government of the United States and  offering an opinion on its action. The  under' secretary cdnClMe"d"wiln "saying  he was unable to lay the papers in the  esse on the table.  This statement was received with a  burst :of ringing cheers, such as seldom  greet a member of parliament. Inquiries  made by the Associated Press concerning  the "subsequent proposals" mentioned by  lord Cranborne elicited important information from the foreign office. There it was  stated" that Great Britain has been twice  formally approached on this matter, but  only once after tho commencement of hostilities between Spain _uu the United  States, The occasion upon which Great  Britain deliberately set down her foot was,  according to the foreign oflice, when the  Austrian ambassador at London interviewed lord Salisbury and asked him if  Great 'Britain would be willing ot join in a  collective note from the European powers,  urging the United States to desist from  war with Spain. Lord Salisbury, so the representative of the Associated Press was informed, regarded this proposition a.s an  unwarrantable Interference in the affairs  of a friendly country and said so. The foreign ollice heard nothing more on the subject, the matter of a collective note apparently being dropped.  Regarding the'much disputed point as to  what powers were previously prepared to  sign this note, had Great Britain acquiesced thereto, a foreign office official makes  the following statement: "We have no  i=-doeumentary--evldence-.to_i*rovei=that^any=  power; other than the one which formally  approached us was concerned in this effort  to send a collective note to the United  States. We had at the time, however, every  reason to believe that France, Germany  niicl Russia were only waiting our assent  formally to announce their own. We have  never had reason to change that .belief  which, in tho case of Prance, amounts to  moral certainty,"  Tho first Important debate of tho session  began in the house of commons tonight on  an' amendment to the address moved by  Frederic Cawley, Liberal, in reply to tho  speech from the throne. The debate called  out Mr. Chamberlain, the colonial secretary, who vigorously tooic the field In defense of the war. He mado the significant  statement that if, as lord Rosebery's  speeeh intimated, the Boers could at any  time secure a repetition of lord Kitchener's terms he wished to Inform ttfom thai  thov were mistaken. Mr. Chamberlain added, however, that the government prn  gram   was   not   ono  ot  cxteimination.  _ays: "Every Englishman who caros  for the solidity of the empire must regret the misunderstanding existing between the admiralty at London and the  colony concerning the naval reserve  which the latter desires, but it is idle  to deny that a very large question is  involved, that of colonial contributions  to imperial defence. Such contributions  must be spontaneous, entirely voluntary, and must be an expression of the  conviction that the British fleet is  maintained as much for their defence  as ours.  A WHOLESALE JAIL BREAK  Eleven Criminals at Large  TACOMA, January 20.���Eleven of the  most desperate prisoners in the United  States penitentiary on McNeills island  made their escape between 1 and 2  o'clock on Sunday aKernoon, and up  to a late hour last night were still at  liberty. It was the most daring and  successful jail break ever attempted in  this state, and the character of the men  implicated, makes it doubtful whether  they will be retaken without loss of life.  The men at large are: W. D. Snyder,  Idaho robber; James Campbell, Nome  pickpocket; Thomas Morton, Nome burglar; Frank Ainsworth, Nome thief;  Mike William, Spokane counterfeiter;  Harry Davis, Nome; Frank Moran,  true name Ed O'Neill, Spokane counterfeiter; James Moriarty, Spokane counterfeiter; J. P. Stewart, Idaho counterfeiter; Bruce Kenwnght, Nome murderer; 'James Carroll, Alaska murderer.  A hole in the brick wall of cell No.  10, occupied by convicts Snyder and  Davis reveals the method of escape.  The hole was about a foot in thickness,'  and the floor of the cell" is of equal  thickness, being covered, with concrete.  A tunnel was dug at the junction of  the wall and floor, sloping outwardly  until it formed a connection with the  air chamber about two feet below, and  a foot outwardly from the corridor wall  of the cell. Through this air chamber,  the prisoners crawled about forty feet  to where it opened into the boiler room,  the opening being covered by an iron  grating. This obstacle was overcome  .by the use of saws and the prisoners  then had only to walk out of the back  door of the boiler room, across the  yard and scale the board fence. A few  yards from the prison grounds the dense  growth of timber afforded them temporarily a safe shelter.  The .prisoners took advantage of the  latitude allowed them during the dinner  hour to consummate their plans. The  guards, with the exception of two, who  were on duty on the wall overlooking  the corridor, were eating dinner in the  dining room. A dinner gang was at  work putting the tables in order and the  other convicts had the privilege of the  corridors. One by one, the men slipped  into cell No. 10 and crawled through  the hole unnoticed. When the guards  came out and lined the prisoners up  for dinner, eleven were missing. Warden Palmer at once sent a squad of  guards in pursuit and made a tour of  the island. With two launches, three  tow boats and thirty men guarding the  shore line, it is believed by the officers  that if the men are still on the island  at 9 o'clock last night, their escape will  be blocked.  Dawson Will Incorporate  VANCOUVER,  January  20.���[Special  Jo The Tribune.]���The steamer City of  ISeattlelirri^d^Fdff  to take the position of teller of the bank  here, and during his stay in Winnipeg  made a host of friends. He had been  in very poor health for the past year  and went to British Columbia to recuperate. He was not greatly beneflted by  the change, however, and accompanied  by his wife he went to California some  weeks ago.   Gutting Out the Passes  VANCOUVER, January 20.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Under the agreement  which has been arrived at among all  the Pacific Coast steamship companies  to discontinue the granting of passes,  the C. P. N. Company is calling in all  annual passes, and is declining to grant  even trip passes on steamers. The  agreement is good from San Francisco  to Alaska.  Publishers Want Protection  TORONTO, January 20.���The delegation of the manufacturers which will  wait upon the government at Ottawa  tomorrow will ask that the duty of  twenty per cent be levied upon magazines imported into Canada in bulk.  The reason given is that it would be  encouragement to Canadian publishers.  INTERVENTION IS REJECTED  it  ram    was    nui    \i��ii;   ...    v~.^     would not propose any general confiscation  of property. Justice would be meted oul  for military offenses and other crimes. Rut  there**ivould be larga amnesty nnd the government exported to extend the conquered  people full political rights ss scon as practicable.  Mr. Lalnuchere, liberal, declined lo support the amendment of Mr. Cawley.  Jim Dillon, Nationalist, proposed to omit  that clause of the amendment providing  funds for carrying on the war, and add a  clause denouncing the policy of the concentration canr.ps. Mr. Dillon's amendment  ���ft as rejected by a vote of 2S3 to G4, the majority of the Liberals voting against it.  Winston Churchill will resume the debate tomorrow on Mr. Cawley's amendment, and a division will be taken.  Will Search for the Condor  VICTORIA, January 20.���The cruiser  Phaeton will put to sea tomorrow to  search for the missing warship Condor,  of which no news has been received.  The schooner Manila, which arrived 23  days from Honolulu, brought no news  of her, but her master reports that  when two hundred miles or so out from  the Hawaiian port a lot of wreckage  was passed. It, consisted of lumber  which looked very new. and white, as  though it was dressed material. Two  sticks were discernable, which looked  like the spars of some vessel. The Manila did not pass in close range of the  wreckage, and the captain is therefore  unable to give the description of vessel  to which it belonged.  Must Pay for Their Defense  TORONTO, January _0.���The Evening  Telegram's London cable says:     'The  Times this morning in commenting on  the position of affaire in Newfoundland  neon. On January 6th the Dawson electors decided in favor of incorporation  and the election for mayor and other  officials takes place in March. R. P.  McLennan will probably be the first  mayor.  Tagish Charlie, a Klondike pioneer,  was robbed of fifteen hundred dollars in  Skagway a few day:* ago.  Two men from Mush creek recently  brought out over ten thousand dollars  worth of gold which was taken out in  two months.  Davis to Succeed McColl  VANCOUVER, January 20.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���E. P. Davis has consented to take the chief justiceship if  offered to him by the government. He  had the refusal of the position the last  time a vacancy occurred. At a meeting  of the legal association this afternoon it was decided unanimously in  favor of Davis. "Joe" Martin was present and said he would do all he possibly  could to secure the appointment for  Davis.           Candidates Want a Saw-off  MONTREAL, January 20.���Dr. Lach-  apelle tonight offers to retire from the  mayoralty contest if Wilson Smith will  agree to fight Prefontaine to a finish.  This is believed to be just what Prefontaine and Wilson Smith would like.  Current belief is that they understand  one another, and that the ��� election of  either means the adoption of an identical policy. Cochrane is in the field  solely as an opponent to Wilson Smith.  Newspaper Burned Out  SHERBROOKE, January 20. ��� Tbe  office of the Sherbrooke Examiner was  badly gutted by fire this morning. Loss,  $3000. Wilson's piano warerooms overhead were badly damaged by smoke and  water.  IT WAS COSTLY  OVER $200,000 PAID FOR  STRIKE BENEFITS  CONVENTION  OF   UNITED   MINE  WOEKES NOW IN SESSION  DISCUSSING POLICY  France Fears the Consequences  PARIS, January 20.���The session today of the chamber of deputies was  devoted to interpellations concerning  the attitude of France on the Armenian  question and the Transvaal war. M.  Deliase, the minister of foreign affairs,  replying to M. Fouanes, Radical Socialist, on the Armenian question said  that question was international, and intervention at the present moment would  be inopportune. The chamber approved  the declarations of the foreign minister  by a vote of 280 to 236.  M. Berry, Conservative, then introduced his interpellations bearing upon  the war in South Africa. The speaker  dilated upon the horrors of the concentration camps and alleged violations of  the rules of war. M. Berry urged the  French government to bring about intervention in South Africa.  Abbe Lemir also called upon the government to aid the Boers not only by  sympathy but by diplomacy, to become  a free people. The Abbe concluded  with saying: ,.,"We,. made ...the... United  States free, let us make'the Boers "free  also."  M. Delcasse, replying said: "Whatever may be the sympathies all here  profess for that courageous people, intervention on the part of France would  only result in entangling her foreign policy, and it is the duty of the  goverment to retain the entire liberty  of . that policy. The chamber unanimously approved the declarations of M.  Delcasse and then adjourned.  Naval Battle is Now On  COLON, Colombia, January 20.���A  naval battle, which begun at 5 o'clock  this morning, is taking place in the  harbor of Panama. The revolutionary  fleet consists of the steamers Padilla,  Darien and Gaitan. They are trying  to . force a landing off Sabana. The  government ships are the Chilian  steamer Lautaro, seized by general  Alban, the Pacific Steamship Company's  Chicuitb~chartered by general Alban,  an^'tKer^Panamar^Canal^ Company's  steamer Boyaca, also chartered by the  Colombian government. As this dispatch is sent three shots have just  passed over the Chicuito, and she has  answered with several shots. They fell  close to the Padilla which is seen to be  retiring. The guns at Las Bovedas are  also firing at the rebel ships. The government troops are throwing up entrenchments. The United States cruiser  Philadelphia is close to the scene of  fighting.  WASHINGTON, January 20. ��� The  state department has received the following cablegram from consul-general  Cudger, dated Panama today: "_',ight-  ing in bay, governor killed, excitement."  NEW YORK, January 20.���The Panama railway company today received a  cablegram from Colon saying that three  insurgent and two government vesels  had been sunk in the naval engagement  in Panama harbor. The cablegram came  from colonel J. B. Shaler, general superintendent at Colon for the Panama  Railway Company.  Schley's Appeal Beady  BALTIMORE, January 20.���Isodore  Raynor, counsel for rear admiral Schley,  has finished the draft of the appeal from  the findings of the court of inquiry and  will go to Washington tomorrow for a  conference with the admiral. It is expected that the admiral will be ready  to hand the appeal to president Roosevelt on Wednesday. The document contains over 10') type written pages.  sand five hundred natives in southern Formosa have taken up arms against tho Japanese authorities. The prevailing conditions  are similar to those ln the Philippine)*  making it Impossible for the Japanese  troops to follow the Insurgents Into the  swamps and jungles, where the latter aro  able to live. In the last battle the Japanese lost 21 killed and 20 wounded.- Twelve  Insurgent leaders and 156 of their followers  were killed or captured. Neither party  gained any advantage by this battle. The  insurgents are carrying forward such a  vigorous campaign that the Japanese have  sent seventeen companies of militia against  them.  ONE YEAR'S IMPRISONMENT  Died in California  WINNIPEG, January 20.���A. C. Campbell, who has been teller of the Bank of  Montreal here for the past three years,  died yesterday at Los Angeles, where he  had gone, accompanied by Mrs. Campbell, for the benefit of his health. Mr.  ��� Campbell came from London, Ontario,  Want the Law Amended  ALBANY, January 20.���The national  cycling association, under whose auspices all of the recent six-day bicycle  races have been held, desires the law  p-ohibiting any competition in a race  remaining on the track more than 12  hours, amended. Assembyman Brooks  tonight introduced the bill at their request.    Church Destroyed in Seattle  VANCOUVER, January 20.���Trinity  Episcopal church, Seattle, was destroyed  by fire early this morning. The church  was built in 1890 and cost $65,000, and  a $7,000 organ was installed last fall.  Rev. H. H. Gowan, formerly of Vancouver and Wesminster, is rector.  INDIANAPOLIS, Jauary 20.��� The  thirteenth annual convention of the  United Mine-workers 6:r America began  here today with nearly 200 delegates  present. They are from 24 states, representing every bituminous and anthracite coal field in the United States. Ben  Tillett, the English labor leader, arrived  last night to be the .guest; of the miners  until Wednesday or Thursday; The con-,  vention will continue _ until January  30th, when the joint conference with the  operators of Ohio, will begin. It is the  understanding that it is equivalent to  an all round increase of at least ten per  cent. It is also said that many of the  operators have deterniihed to take a  stand for a reduction, of 10 per cent  on the ground that they are not bright  enought to warrant even a continuation  of the present scale. It is not believed  though that there will be a lockout.  President Mitchell's report covered  sixteen printed pages. -He deplored the  fact that many local unions are withholding a portion of the capitalization  tax, and estimates that. 60,000 miners  are paying dues to the local unions  from whom the national association  gets no benefit. He urges a vigorous  action. President Mitchell reviews the  strikes of this year.. J In summing up  conditions in the anthracite fields, he  says: '.'While upon the whole the situation in the anthracite fields has been  very encouraging, there are still some  questions which are": a. source of annoyance, and which have created considerable discontent among the mine  workers there. I am still of the opinion that the guestion of an 8-hour day,  recognition of bur -order, and a minimum diay "vtrago.scale- "should be the paramount issue' in the anthracite field,  and I believe I voice the sentiments of  all the anthracite miners, when I say  that they are ready and willing to take  any step this convention may determine  upon to attain these ends."-  The report of W;; B. Wilson, secretary-treasurer, showed a decrease of the  funds of $30,759 notwithstanding the increase from the per capita tax caused by  assistance paid to strikers and small  returns from the strike assessments.  He says "The total paid to men on  strikes was $202,926 while the total re-"  ceipts by assessment during the year  was $39,885.65 tKereby compelling us to  draw from the general fund. $163,040  for relief purposes."  Democrats Favor Free^Trade  WASHINGTON, January 20.���The senate  committee on the Philippines has agreed  to report to the house the Philippine's.tariff bill with amendments. The report was  ordered by a strict party vote. The bill was  amended as heretofore agreed upon, being  a reduction of 25 per cent on goods coming  from the Philippines to the United States  atid anI"additional"ireductlon.^O--the-export.  tax charged in the Philippines on products  sent out of the Island to the United States.  The Democrats presented a substitute,  which will be reported, to the senate. It  provides that there shall be temporary free  trade between the United States and the  islands, that the United States shall continue to occupy and govern the islands until a stable government has been established, when the president shall direct the  withdrawal from the islands, the United  States to retain such military and naval  stations as are deemed necessary. The  Philippines are declared to be foreign territory by the minority bill from the passage of the act.  For Prince Henry  WASHINGTON, January 20.���The house  immediately after lt met today went into  committee of the whole and entered upon  the reconsideration of an urgent deficiency  appropriation bill which was reported to  the house on Saturday. Mr. Cannon said  the emergency appropriation of $10,000 for  state department was for the entertainment  of prince Henry of Germany.  Opium Smuggling  SANTA BARBARA, California, January  20.���The United States revenue cutter Bear,  which is ln the harbor, has visited several  Islands in the Santa Barbara channel and  according to the statement of one of the  officers, evidence that opium smuggling  has been carried on within the past few  months was found on some of the Islands of  the erouc. i  Insurgent Steamer on Fire  WASHINGTON, January 20.���The secretary of the navy has received the following  cablegram from captain Mead, commander  of the United States cruiser Philadelphia,  dated Panama today: "The insurgent  steamer Coadllla attacked the Lautano  yesterday morning at close quarters and Is  now on fire and sinking."  Boer Sympathizer Sentenced  BRANTFORD, January 20.���Dr. Harbottle of Burtford, some time ago expressed opinions favorable to the Boers,  and as a result the people of the village made life miserable for him by  stoning his house and other manifestations of disaproval. On November 20th  last Harbottle went to the local post  offlce. There he met H. Stuart. The  men did not speak but walked down the  street together. While so doing some  one cried out "Brace up, Stuart" and  shortly after, "Right, left, quick march,"  and then "Halt." When latter .observation was made Harbottle halted, turned  round, and drawing a revolver fired at  Stuart. The bullet struck him on the  right temple and as a result Stuart was  laid up for two weeks. Dr. Harbottle  was arrested and his trial.took place  here today. The doctor was the principal witness for the defence. He detailed the annoyance to which he had  been subjected to on. account of his  views, the stoning of his house, firing  off of giant crackers on his door step,  and hooting him and members of his  family on the streets.. He said he did  not mean to shoot Stuart. He considered himself an expert shot and only intended to shoot off Steuart's hat. He  considered it necessary to make an example of some one so that the authorities would interest themselves and prevent further annoyance.''. The judge  sentenced Harbottle to one year's imprisonment in Central pruison.  : Four Generations in the Party  . PHILADELPHIA, January 20.���Four  generations were presented in a German  family of immigrants that arrived in  this city yesterday on board the American Line steamship Noordland, from  Liverpool. They are on their way from  the province of Sama, oh the Volga, in  Rusia, to" Lincoln; ���VNebfaska, to "join  relatives who preceded them. The fam-  .il'y is composed of Katrina Bajer, 66  years old; her daughter, Emma, 46  years-old, and her grandson, Jacob  Bajer, with his wife and child. The  latter is but two months old, and was  born at sea on the British steamship  King George, while en route from Li-  bau to London.  The aged grandmother, upon passing  the immigration authorities, was detained on account of some ailment. For  a time it seemed that the elderly woman  would be sent back to Russia, but to  the relief of her family she was allowed  to land, and all hands departed on their  long journey to Lincoln.  Fined for Bible Quotations  CHICAGO, January 20.���Scriptural  quotations on a person's character and  sent by postal card through, the mails  are a violation of the postal laws, ac-  I ccrding to a verdict returned by a jury  in the United States district court today.  __-_h_____'e^=y|Ss^h^^of=I1 P. Bullis, of  Orchard, La., against the RevT'Willi'Im  At the next meeting, which is to be called  after the approaching provincial convention, permanent officers und an executive  will be elected, and some attempt made to  instill a little enthusiasm Into many local  Liberals who seem dead to the manifest  grandeur of the dominant party. A. B.  Docksteader and Alex Crawford were elected delegates to the convention which has  been cnlled by tho provincial executive.���  Paystreak.  The Speed of Earthquakes  TORONTO, January 20.���R. F. Stuart,  director of the meterolngical observatory,  states that it took the big earthquake  shock, which caused such great loss of life  In Mexico on Thursday, exactly cleven'min-  utes to travel north from Mexico to Canada. The seismograph, which records earthquakes, shows that the Mexican one was  first detected In Toronto at 7:00 p. m.,  Thursday, 11 minutes after the outbreak.  Collapse of a Flax Mill  BELFAST, January 20.���A wall of the  Smithfleld flax mills collapsed this morning, burying the operatives, who included  many women. As this dispatch Is sent ten  bodies have been cxtrlcated^rom the ruins.  To he Tried for Murder  HALIFAX, January 20.���George Gillen,  who shot and killed Archibald Graves at  Albeton, Prince Edward island, on Friday  last, has been committed for trial on the  charge of murder.  REPORTS ARE CONFLICTING  Concerning Chinese Negotiations  VICTORIA, January 20.���News of more  rebellions in China were received by the  steamer Victoria which arrived today from  the Orient, having sailed from Yokahama  on the 7th. There is a story from Corea  that several thousand Chinese have crossed  the Tumen, and made an invasion into Ham  Yueng Do, in Corea, but as to tho object of  the raid nothing is said. Tlie telegram adds  that the local means of resistance are quite  inadequate.  The Japanese Mall says it would seem  that there is some serious Insurrection at  Ping Hu Hien, in Kang Su, where the fatal  wounding of a missionary and some converts took place.-The'governor of the district has been removed from his post, and  the viceroy of Kang Su, together with the  governor of Shanghai have been ordered to  combine their forces for tlie purpose of  quelling the disturbance.  There. are contradictory reports about  the progress of the Manchurian negotiations. One story is that there is no immediate prospest of a settlement; another is  in exactly in the opposite sense. One correspondent says that M. Lessar docs not  appear to have full powers, and that he is  obliged to seek telegraphic instruction from-  St. Petersburg at every point. He appears  to be taking the line that as a complete  draft of a treaty was drawn up and agreed  to by tlie late viceroy Li, the Chinese government ought not now to require any, alteration of its terms. Yuan Shell Kai, viceroy of Shantung,:in a memorial' to the em-  "press-dowager, suggests' that the terms offered' by Russia in Manchuria be refused.  That ��� a secret consultation be had with  other powers and that their moral support  obtained against Russia.  A disastrous and fatal fire is reported  from Canton whare several hundred houses  have been destroyed and a large number of  lives lost, some reports say 200. The Canton correspondent of the China Mail says:  A number of bodies have been recovered in  an alleyway, but the chief disaster occurred around a pond. It appears that the  exit of the unfortunate people wns cut off:  the flames made escape impossible. In their,  rush and consternation, some burned tc  death and others trying to flee from the  flames fell into the water and were  drowned.  A Singapore dispatch to the Japan Mail  says: Two assistant engineers on the  steamer Prinz Heinrlch whilst that vessel  was proceeding from Penang to Singapore,  quarrelled over one of the lady passengers.  Both tried to commit suicide. One died and  the other recovered. The latter was charged  at the inquest on the former with culpable  homicide, and Is to be extradited to Germany.  Pfi*T_IN, January 20.���A French priest  named Jullen. and two Chinese converts,  have been murdered at a village in the  north of Kwnng Si province. Chinese officials assert tho murders were committed  by robbers and were not the result of an  anti-Christian demonstration.  STATES WILL BUY  PANAMA ROUTE IS DECIDED UPON  PRESIDENT   ROOSEVELT   RECOMMENDS   PURCHASE OF THE  PBENCH PEOPEETT,  Winnipeg Hockey Fixture  WINNIPEG, January 2C���The Willington  hockey team of Toronto arrived here today  for their series of games with the Winnipeg Victorias for the Stanley cup. All the  players are in good condition. The first  game will be played tomorrow night. The  Victorias are favorites 2 to 1.  P&derewski en Route  LONDON, January 20.-Thc "White Star  steamer Oceanic, which Is to sail from Llv-  repool on January 22nd for New York, will  have among Paderewski, the pianist, and  his wife.  Insurrection in Formosa  TACOMA, January 20.���Advices by the  steamship Tacoma stato that tho insurrection movement in Formosa are much more  serious than at first supposed. Two thou-  Whitehead, an. evangelist of Aurora, 111  Mr. Bullis last summer received several  postal cards signed by Mr. Whitehead,  each of them quoting scripture to the  effect that Mr. Bullis was a hypocrite  and that he had disinherited his daughter. "God will smite you till you plead  for mercy" was one of the quotations  used: Mr. Whitehead sought to prove  that he had reason for sending the  cards, but the court ruled that his reasons were inmaterial. The defendant  was fined $50 and costs.  They Want Statehood  CHICAGO, January 20.���Governor N.  O. Murphy of Arizona, is in Chicago on  his way to Washington. Governor  Otero of New Mexico, is already there,  and the two, unitedly, will urge the nd-  mission of their territories as states.  Governor Murphy said: We are entitled to statehood and the privilege of  ruling ourselves. We have not so great  a Spanish population as New Mexico.  Our Mormons number only 12,000, and  they are thrifty, solid farmers. They  no longer practice polygamy, and they  are among the best citizens we have.*'  Want to See a Hanging  WILKBSBARRE, January 20.���Sheriff Jacobs has received over three thousand requests for passes to see murderer  John Lutz die tomorrow. These come  from all over the state, many men being willing to travel hundreds of miles  to see a hanging, and all sorts of odd  reasons are offered for desiring a ticket.  The sheriff says he will issue not more  than two hundred passes. He has also  received applications for the position of  hangman from men who offer to do the  work for a few dollars, but he will do  tho work hiiTx-Mf.  Reducing the Majority  BOWMANVILLE, January 20.���The  official count before the returning officer  in tho West Durham election made  Beith's, the Liberal candidate, majority  12.    Sandon Grits Organize  Action has been taken to form a permanent Liberal association in Sandon. M. L.  Grimmctt i.s temporary president and  George B. Macdonald temporary chairman.  -���Shipping-Blister-Copper  GRAND FORKS, January 20.���The  Granby smelter today shipped its initial   carload   of   blister   copper   to  the  eastern  refinery,  prises 30 tons.  The   shipment   corn-  Indian Uprising Denied  LONDON, January 20.���The ofllcials ot the  Indian office here declare there Is no truth  in the report from Odessa that a native uprising has occurred at Nasirabad, in the  Ajamuro district of India, and that the  British troops there have been defeated in  three engagements.  Committed for Fraud  LONDON, January 20.���Thomas Patterson  Goudie, the former bookkeeper oC the Liverpool bank, "Dick" Burge, -tho pugilist,  Stiles, a bookmaker, and K. T. Kelly, another bookmaker, were committed for trial  today on charges connected with the frauds  on the Liverpool bunk.  Another Gun Accident  WOODSTOCK', Ontario, January 1S.-  Joseph Bray, a farmer who resides at \V:il-  mer. Is dead from a gunshot wound in his  leg, which had to bo amputated. The bullet  was accidentally discharged from a ijvin in  the hands of Leslie Wilson at Innerklp on  Saturday.  Boer Commando Heard From  CUADDOCK, Cape Colony, January 20.���  Mr.. Wessels. commandant of the Boers, on  Saturday last cut up a patrol of fifty mon  belonging to the local town guard on the  Tarkastadt road. A few stragglers have returned.   Tho '������ '   " -"'   '"'  mlssin���.  remainder  of  the  party   are  Montreal Elections  MONTREAL, January 21.���Mayor Prefon-  WASHINGTON, D. C, January 20.���  The president today sent.to congress the  .supplemental report of the Isthmian canal  commission", In which it was unanimously,  recommended that the offer of the New.  Panama Canal Company to sell its rights  property and unfinished works to tho  "United States _or $40,000,000 be accepted'-  The senate ordered tho report printed ln  the congressional 'record' and also as a  document.  After quoting the correspondence which  passed   between   the   commission  and   the  Panama Canal Company in Paris the report  says:   "The totality,  without exception of  its  property  and rights   on   the   isthmus  mentioned In the cablegram of January 9th  includes the following classes of property:  First���Lands not built   on.   There   are   50  parcels of land, to which the title rests in  the canal company, amountlne to about 30,-  000 acres, which with the lands belonging  to  tlie railroad  company cover nearly all  of the ground required for the actual construction  of  the canal.  Seconds-Buildings.  There are scheduled 2431 buildings," divided  among 47  sub-classifications,  used-for offices,    store    houses,    quarters,  'hospitals,  shops, stables and miscellaneous purposes.  Among   them  are   two    large    permanent  buildings in Panama, one used as a headquarters   residence  and  the  other  as - the  general  ollice,   large  general  hospitals  at  Colon and Panama and several important  buildings   at   Colon.    These   buildings   aro  furnished.  Third���Plant.    There Is an  Immense amount of machinery, consisting of  Heating   plant,    tugs,    launches,    dredges.  Fourth���Work   done.    The   excavation already  accomplished  upon- the main canal  line which will beof value in the plan recommended  by   the: commission  was  carefully  computed and was  found  to be 30,-  GS9,aC5 cubic��� yards. A ��� temporary^ diversion  of the Panama railway has been made at  Culbra cut, which also must be considered.  Using the. same: classification of materials  and  the  same  unit  of  process  as  In  the  other estimates with the 20 per cent added  for   contingencies  with   the  value-of,;, the  work done is found ^o-be: Canal excava- ���  . tlons, ,$1,020,386;   charges- diversions, >.$_78,-  186; Gatun diversions,'$1,-*H>,456; railroad diversion (four miles),. $300,000;  total, $22,895,- .  028. Contingencies, 20 per cent, $4,579,005; aggregate, $27,474,033. Fifth���Panama railway.  Of the existing 70,000,000" shares of the Panama railway the canal company will transfer to the United States ail-but a fractional  part. These latter are held by, a few Individuals   residing  in  various   parts   of   tho  United Slates and in Europe. At the par  value   of   the   shares   to   be   transferred  to the United States by the canal company,  the amount is $0,886,300. It owns three passenger and freight steamers on the American   registry   of  approximately  20,000  tons  net each. For the past year It has operated  a line of chartered steamers of American  registry between San Francisco and Panama. The steamers on the Atlantic and Pacific  constitute  the Panama Railroad and  Steamship Company being the joint own-  owns an undivided Interest In the islands  of Naos,  Culebra, Perlcla and Flamencoln  In   the  bay  of  Panama,   the  Pacific  Mall  Stheamship Company being the joint owners. Besides Its right of way, the terminals,  wharves and considerable areas of land, lt  owns; nearly the whole town of Colon, tho  houses being constructed under leases. Tho  work of constructing the canal will largely,  increase  the  business  of the railway and  will enable it to pay off Its liabilities in a  few years. Sixth���Maps, drawings and records. The estimated annual cost of maintenance and  operation is $1,300,000 greater  at Nicaragua than at Panama. The Panama route would be 134.G iniles jshorteiLthan  the Nicaragua "route-from sea to sea, wittt  fewer locks and  less  curves,  both  in  degree and miles. The estimated time for a  deep draft vessel to pass through the Nicaragua  canal   was   placed   at  33  hours   aa  against 12 hours for Panama, the estimates  being  the  time  for actual  nnvlgatlon and  not  including  delays   for  winds,   currents,  and  darkness.   If  the  passage  were  made  without Interruption about a day could bo  saved by the Nicaragua over tho Panama)  routo by ordinary steamers handling commerce between our Pacific and nil Atlnntlo*  ports nnd about two days by steamers of  the same class  trading between  the Gulf  ports   and   the   North   Pacific   ports.   Tho  time advantage of   the   Nicaragua   routo  would be loss in the ca-sc of the fast high  power steamers,   the  use of  which  is increasing.  Between  Atlantic  ports and tha  west coast of South America the Panama'  routo has the advantage of about two days  and between  the Gulf ports and  the west  coast of South America the Panama routo  has tho advantage of about one day.   Tho  trade of the western coast of South America   I.s   a   very   Important   ono,   which   hns  hitherto been In European hands. The offer  received from the new Panama company to  convey Its property. Including all Its Interest In the Panama railway to the United  States will make the estimated cost of tha  two canals as follows: Nicaragua $189,-54,-  002 and  Panama $184,23:1,358.  For the purpose of permitting the new,  Panama Canal Company to enter upon tha  negotiations which have resulted in tho  present offer, Colombia has waived these)  prohibitions and has authorized the company to treat directly with the' United  States with a view to the use and occupation of the territory of the former company for canal purposes If tho United States  ogvernment should select the Panama  route for an Isthmian canal.  The report concludes as follows: "After  considering the changed conditions that  now exist and all the circumstances upon  which its present judgment must bo based,  the commission is of the opinion that tho  most practicable and feasible route for an  Isthmian canal, to be under the control,  management and ownership of the United  O.......   I..   .1.-.-   1.>..n ��������    o ts   ���!.-   tJnnnmn    ��� ftlltfl  **.  tainc, ex-mayor It. Wilson Smith, Dr. K.  II. Lachapolle and James Cochrane, M.P.  P., wore nominated at noon today as mayoralty candidates. Tho election hikes place  February 1st.  All the Family Stricken  ST. JOHN, Now Brunswick, January 20-  Word has reached here from Harvey station that Potor C. Wood, his wife and two  children, the whole of a happy young family, arc dead from diphtheria at Tweed-  side, York.  Boer Overtures Denied  LONDON, January 21.���Tho colonial secretary, Mr. Chamberlain, ln the house this  afternoon said there was no foundation for  the reports that overtures for peace ln  South Africa had been made by the Boer  envoi's.  States Is that known as the Panama route.'  The report Is signed by the entire commission. The state department will now  proceed to arrange a protocol with minister Sllva, engaging Colombia to approve)  of the transfer of the franchise ot the Panama company and to make any desirable  extension of them, both ln the allowance!  of the completion of the canal and In thej  life  of  the lease.    >_S  Chicago Lockout  CHICAGO, January 20.���Five hundreol  custom clothing workers, the majority ol!  them women, have been locked out and It  is said the number will be largely increased  in the near future as the result of an organized movement to stamp out unionism  among the garment workers of Chicago  Tho Chicago federation of labor has taken  up the light of the clothing workers and  yesterday declared a boycott against tha  concerns responsible for the lockout.      __, THE NELSON  TRIBUNE:  TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 21, 1902.  o  ���H  aV'    .  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Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per   month      %  50  25  Address all letters���  THE  TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION,  Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  NOTICE  TO  SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  *  *  *  *  *  *  <��M��H"I-I"I"H--1--H-  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.  The province of Ontario, may be less  Socialistic in its tendencies than British  Columbia but U must be admitted that  in progressive legislation the staid old  province has altogether outstripped its'  younger rival. In Ontario it would appear as if its law-makers were in touch  with the people and alive to their necessities, and in addition have the  courage to take the initiative in radical  departures from fixed politics when in  their judgment such changes are war-  i anted. Federal interference has no  terrors for the Ontario legislator and  his powers are never limited by his  own   presumption.    When   some   years   _gP--t_hfJumbering_industry._of_the--Pro-.  vince was threatened by the export' of  saw-logs to the United States, the right  of the province to hamper such exports  was questioned by constitutional authorities.   But this did not deter Ontario's  ministers.    They   presumed   that   they  had tho right and  they legislated, and  thoir  right  to so  legislate was  afterwards conceded.   It was the same when  tho scheme was  launched  to build up  the great   nickel-steel   industry   in the  new Ontario.   All sorts of constitutional  and other obstacles were interposed by  those interested,  but Ontario's government jogged along unheeding, and to-  dny in the northern portion of the province there is now springing into being  what promises to be the greatest nickel-  steel   industry   in   the   world.    Ontario  has it because its government had the  foresight to take in its possibilities, and  the courage to foster it in the face of all  opposition.   Right in line with such action comes the assurance that inside of  two  years the government of Ontario  will have constructed and in operation  a purely provincial railroad which it is  proposed to build out of the enhanced  value which. its construction will give  to  the crown  lands  opened  up  by it.  This road is to be known as the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario and will  run from" North Bay to a point on lake  Temiskaming.     With   the   selection   of  the route for the new road the' government will make a reservation of 20,000  acres per mile of the crown lands and  from the sale of these lands it is confidently predicted  that the entire cost  of construction will be met.   The wildest Socialist in British Columbbia never  asked for a greater advance in provincial   railway  legislation  than  this,  but  the achievement in  Ontario  passes  almost without notice.  other portion of the Dominion but they  are playing the game of politics.    The  Manitoba  provincial  liquor  act,  which  the courts have just declared constitutional was none of their framing,    lt  was a  legacy which  came to  premier  Roblin from his successor Hugh  John  Macdonald.   It was enacted because the  majority of the people wanted it,  but  in the hope that the courts would step  in and relieve its framers from the responsibility  of enforcing it.    The  constitution has been the refuge of insincere politicians for a long time back,  but in the case of the Manitoba liquor  act it failed to afford the desired relief.  Instead of declaring the regulation of  the liquor traffic ultra vires of the province the courts have said in effect, that  the act is all right and capable of being  er forced, which brought premier Roblin and his ministers face to face with  the problem of electing a stand with the  Prohibitionists or   the   liquor   interest.  Premier Roblin  has  atempted  to  temporize by taking a plebiscite upon the  enforcement or non-enforcement of the  act,  but   the   Prohibionists   will   have  none' of it.   They want the government  to act, and the Grit opposition is meeting with very gratifying success in key-  . ing them up.    So greatly has the feeling been aroused in Winnipeg that, at  a recent meeting in Grace church the  attorney-general of the province was refused the opportunity to even explain  the  government's   position,   and   by   a  vote of 600 to 7.   This does not necessarily'mean that Manitoba is any nearer  prohibition than before.   It only goes to  show; that premier Roblin did not know  his liquor bill was loaded.  MORLEY & LAING  BAKER STREET. NELSON. B. O.  Showrooms Mason & RlFch Pianos.  THE COMMITTEES NAMED  **'  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  E WILL  DURING   THIS   WEEK  ft  to  to     to  SALE |  to  to  r  Trouble Over Fernie Lots  It 'is said that the Crow's Nest Coal  Company is in a tangle with the gov-  ernm'ent over the allotment of lands in  the town of Fernie. The matter was  pending for some time, and during the  interval the coal company, continued to  sell property, giving contracts for tlie  iS0me^When^it"came=time"for~the"gov-1"  erriment to make its choice of blocks,  the first selection was the block on  which the Royal hotel, the coal company's handsome office buildings and  ether valuable improved properties were  locatbd. The coal company then offered  to pay over to the government the  mon^y received for the lots, but the  government say. "No. We want pay  in accordance to present valuations."  One ".fourth of the town of Fernie, to  which the government is entitled under  the Jaw, at present valuations, would  ire-an that the coal company would  have- to pay several hundred thousand  dollars to secure release of the property from tlie government. Naturally  the coal company protests, and now say  that j they will go before the provincial  house and' secure legislation to give  them1 this desired relief. That is why  man}' people think that there is a lot of  fun ahead.���Marysville Tribune.  DiscussiDg the Tariff Bill  WASHINGTON, January 20. ��� The  debate on the Philippine tariff bill will  begin, in the senate tomorrow. In behalf of the majority of the committee  on the Philippines, chairman Lodge today reported the measure and gave notice that he would call it up at 2 o'clock  tomorrow. Mr. Rawlins (Utah), acting  for the majority of the committee, of-  ���ferred to substitute for the bill of the  majority and announced he would submit some remarks on it at the conclusion of Mr. Lodge's statement in support  o the majority report. During the  greater part of today's session, the  measure providing for the establishment of a department of commerce was  under consideration. An effort was  made by Mr. "Nfelson to secure a vote,  but the opposition to many provisions  in the bill became so strong that tho  effort had to be abandoned.  New Council's First Meeting  The first meeting of the newly elected  city council was held in the city hall last  evening. The chief business transacted was  the striking of the committees for the ensuing year, which were made up as follows:  Finance���Aldermen Hamilton, Irving and  Scanlan.  Public works���Aldermen Morrison, Scanlan and Selous.  Fire, water and light ��� Aldermen Selous,  Drew and Morrison.  Owing to the fact that the schools are  now under the jurisdiction of the city, the  appointment of another committee has been  rendered necessary, and to the committee  already mentioned a school committee was  appointed consisting of Aldermen Irving,  Drew and Scanlan.  The chief mutter of importance discussed  was in regard to the accommodation in the  city offices. The mayor in referring to the  matter observed that although the city was  not in as good a position at the present)  time to erect a new city hall such as the  requirements of the city called for, as they  would be in a couple of years, it was equally true that there wns not sufficient accommodation in the present quarters to efficiently perform the work, tie thought the  city was losing at least 30 per cent of the  ���efficiency of its staff by the present  crowded quarters.  After some discussion In reference, to the  option held by the city on the two~'adjoin-  ing lots, it was moved by alderman Selous  and seconded by alderman Irving that the  mayor be authorized to purchase-the lots  in question and that the city enginer prepare an estimate and plans of tho proposed  alterations and submit tlie same to the  next meeting of the council. The intention  appears to be to remove the partitions  from the present building, converting- it  into one room, which will be used as the  council chamber and police court. An addition will be erected at the rear in which  all the city staff will be located, their department being reached oy an entrance on  Victoria street.  Another matter which was introduced by  alderman Drew and seconded by alderman  Scanlan, was an instruction to tho city  clerk to ad-i��rtlse in the Montreal Star, Toronto Globe and the Nelson daily papers  for a tire chief, applications, for same to  be received until February 10th, which was  adopted  without discussion or division.  A communication was received from Dr.  Arthur, secretary of the school board, requesting the providing of funds for the  purchase of school furniture. In response  to the communication the council voted  the sum of $1000. finder the same head an  estimate was received for an additional  payment on tlio amount due the contractors  on the new school amounting to the sum of  $1023, and on the motion of aldermen Hamilton and Irving tho sum asked for was  voted.*'  A letter was received from architect Carrie requesting sewer connection to the additions in the Houston block, which was  referred to the city en_ineer.  During tho meeting alderman Selous suggested to tho mayor that a financial report,  In justice to the ratepayers, be made at this  meeting of the council. His worship intimated that it was impossible to do so at  the present time as the auditor was engaged on the public accounts and had not  been able to complete his work in time for  the meeting. The suggestion was then made  that some kind of n. statement might be  mado and in order to ascertain the prospect of this being done auditor McDermid  was called from the city clerk's office and  requested ^to-givc-a=statement.-_rn=replying:  to tho request ho slated he would do his  best to have the report ready for the next  meeting.  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.  Your choice of our leading Jackets, regular $12,  $15 and $20, at $5.  White and Grey Blankets  at reduced prices.  to  to  9\  9\  <t>  to  9\  9\  9}  to  '��_;  36  BAKER   STREET  NELSON,  �����**��:<  00 .00 . 00 ,00'tl  -���as**- S5_*-- ^*^ _��*"  -��8_3 0^& -��g3 ,_bS -jag _ss�� -*_>^5 ^a_�� -_��S --������������ ���.-  . ,00-. fis/' 00 ' 00 . 0&. gas*. 00. est- g!&. 0t0- 0!0. 00. tm*  B.cJ>  **&_^b> .-4*2>-4Q�� <^^-^_% ' w  _���* ��� _���* ��� r.  nig of uneasiness that prevailed to some  considerable extent had entirely subsided.  On Sunday morning, however, the report  that two coses had been located in two of  the hotels was confirmed and the houses  were promptly tied up with nil the inmates  and a general proclamation issued, forbidding all public gatherings and permitting'  no one to leave the town on any circumstance until further notice. Such conditions  are no doubt irksome and cause a good deal  of inconvenience, but the situation calls  for the most strenuous measures to affect  a complete stamping out of tho disease. It  is the duty of ;ill citizens lo afford every  assistance to tho authorities in carrying  out the terms of the proclamation. W'c repent that tho disease in nearly every instance being of an exceedingly mild typo,  there being no deaths and nil of tho victims  are progressing ns favorably as can be expected.���Fernie Free Press.  International Sugar Conference  BRUSSELLS, January 20.���The international sugar conference re-assembled  today. The correspondent of the Associated Press has good authority for saying tho British delegates definitely announced Great Britain's intention to  impose countervailing duty on sugar,  unless tho bounties are withdrawn. The  conference adjourned until Wednesday  in order to allow the delegates time to  communicate with their respective governments on this and other new developments which occurred during the  recess.  Hurricanes in Collision  'N12W YORK, January IS.���Tho British  steamer Adna arrived today from' China.  Japan and other places in tlie far east. Cap-  lain Smith says that from Ihe Azores to  this port ho had tempestuous weather and  relates an occurrence which ho says was  phenomenal. It . was a collision between  two hurricanes. His vessel had been experiencing heavy gales for 21' hours previous to this occurrence. At 11:15 a.m. on  tho 17th the wind was blowing with hurricane force from the south and a terrific  black storm from the north was seen to  approach rapidly when, at 11:55, it foil a  dead calm and the barometer wa.s 20 degrees. At noon precisely the two winds met  about a quarter of a mile from the vessel,  the impact of the winds could be seen to  churn the sea into foam and it became  rough and confused, rising tn a height of  50 feet above the level of the sea, presenting a most dangerous'appearnnee. The vessel got into the broken water, which came  tumbling over her in every direction, but  without doing much damage. The spring  of the steerage gear, was broken  and   tho  ��� stern post smashed. Tho son flooded the  steward's pan try and the stores were destroyed. After tho confusion the gale from  the north proved to be the stronger and  the wind, within a few minutes, was Mowing With hurricane force from that direction, and by 2 o'clock in the'nfternoon the  sea was running mountains high. Tn" the  midst of the storm a large sailing vessel  was seen..Captain Smith tried to signal her  hut; the flags could not stand  tlio force of  itho-'wlndr^AflcrHherstormiicn-ne=a-ealm-for-  n.. short   time.   On   tho   following   day  the  steamer   passed   about  50  round   logs,   apparently a vessel's deck load.'  part of the.ministers was at first taken tn  mean that thoy wanted to got through bo-  fore it would be necessary to bring into  force the measure passed last session extending Iho life of parliament, nnd which  is now declared to he unconstitutional. Now  the Tories arc; scenting lho rush to mean  a short session and a. dissolution.  The prohibition question Is said to be the  reason for the rush, for if an early election were held there would not be the opportunity to organize on the question, and  it would not play such an important pari  in  the elections.  Government Troops Wounded  WILLIAMSTADT, island of Curacoa.  January 21.���via .Haytian cable.���Venezuela  advices received here today say that the  government forces hniV tlio best of the  fighting at Maracabo on Saturday last, al-  thotighi. colonel Pern Ito, colonel Fuenmayo  and fifty of the government's troops were  seriously wounded. These advices say ihe  revolution is steadily gaining ground in iho  statu of Lam. The financial situation is  pronounced to be h-opoless. The reply of  tho Venezuelan government for ;>��� settlement of tho claims of Ihe German eiii/.ens  arising from' the lale revolutions, will Ik;  submitted to the next congress of Venezuela, which will meet in February.  The Grits and the Prohibitionists of  Manitoba have joined forces in their  efforts to put premier Roblin up a tree  on the prohibition issue. This does not  mean that the Grits of the prairie province differ from  their fellows in  the  New Okanagan Lake Steamers  The work of completing and fitting up the  twin screw steel steamer, "The York," at  Okanagan Landing will be completed some  timo this week, when she will take thVl  place of the Aberdeen, which will be landed  and undergo extensive repairs to her machinery. After the completion of the repairs the Aberdeen will resume her run to  Okanagan Landing and "The York" will  "be taken to pieces and shipped to the Trout  "Lake district. It Is expected that tho repairs to the Aberdeen will take from three  ���to four months to complete.  A Colorado Mine on Fire  WALSENBURG,. Colorado, January  20.���A courier has just reached here  from Pictou, a coal mining camp. 3  miles from Waisenburg, bringing news  that a terrible explosion occurred in one  of the mines operated by the Colorado  Fuel & Iron Company at that place  this morning, in which six men were  instantly kijled and Ipn orl (more  wounded, many of them perhaps fatally.  The mine immediately caught fire and  is now a seething furnace.  Only a Question of Place  CONSTANTINOPLE, January 20.���  The United States minister, John G. A.  Leishman says: "tlie brigands who abducted Miss Ellen Stone and madame  Tsilka on September 3 have agreed to  acciept the amount of ransom raised by  subscription. The place of payment is  now the only question unsettled."  Every Taxpayer a Miner  The decision of tho supreme court; giving  the city of. Lcad.villo, Colorado, the right  to the mineral under its streets, says tlie  Denver Republican, is an important victory to that town. It will probably greatly  add to its revenue and thus reduce taxation  on private property.  When Leudvillo was laid out the mines  were far away on the hills to tho cast of  the main part of the city. Gradually exploitation extended tho mineral area westward until today mines aro operated clearly within tlio down, town limits. The city  asserted a claim lo all the mineral found  beneath the surface of the street, but the  mining companies resisted tlie-claim. It has  now at last been decided in favor of the  town.  In thus being the owner of tho producing  mines Leadville will occupy a unique position among the cities of the country, for  mining is not ordinarily not a'municipal  function. It makes it a fortunate place  for tlio street area Is extensive, and il may  be that much valuable mineral ground may  be disclosed in the course of future development. The mine owners will not be retarded in their search.for ore by the fact  that part of what they discover may be  shown to belong to the city". '  It is an interesting problem how far toward tho west the mineral bearing area  extends. There seems to be no good reason  v.'hy.it may not cover practically the limits of tho entire municipality. .The .wliole  town will henceforth have a deeper interest  in the development of the mines, for in one  sense every taxpayer will bo a miner.  Anglo-German Alliance  LIVERPOOL, January 21.���it is said today that each of the companies joining the  suggested Atlantic shipping combine will  retain its name and individuality, while  tho protiits will be divided pro rata, on  earnings shown by each company's books.  It is also reported that the German lines  may bo included in Ihe combine, so"hs to  obtain complete control of the rules.-  NEW VOIU-, January 20.���Tho Mail and  Express today says that the While Star  line is not for sale and will not come under  the terms of an alliance, except as regards  the maintenance of rales, '.*a..ss���rn_'e������ a.s  well as below the hatches.  Bank Broke Rosslyn  Lord-Rosslyn's great scheme by which ho  figured on ��� paper to beat Monte Carlo  and on the strength of which he raised  money'from his friends, collapsed on Saturday, and his jlordship decided to go home  "broke." He lost, it. is thought, about $1(10,-  000 of his own money. The Casino company  found him such ...a... good udverti semen I.  drawing, as ho did, hosts of others whlil  followed his system, that they supplied him  with money la.keep going and in this way  they fmade money. Rosslyn will* probably  return to the stage.  co_Mi_P-A-jsr"3r  0FFICE:_BAXER STREET WEST, NELSOJH, B. C. TELEPHONE flO, 219,   P. 0. BOX 688.  HIARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  Mm AND LliVIE .....  K^EP OUR GOODS TQ LOOK AT  W��SELL AHD US-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 BY. MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  OFFICE:  co_iyc_p.^___isr^_r  BAKER STREET WEST, flElSOJ-1, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.     "Hill    Fill   i III Hi III Ml || iiiiLM.��i���mm.  Two Trains Collide  TOPEKA, Kansas, January 20.���A  special dispatch to tho state Journal  from Syracuse, Kansas, says: "Passenger trains, numbers G and 7 of the Sante  Fe railway came together "15 miles east  of here in a head-on collision at 4:15  this morning. Four cars are burned,  but no  passengers were injured."  Smallpox at Fernie  It was  Iho opinion of the health officers  that the smallpox had been ciTectuully  Kt.'impod out liist week and It wns so recorded In these columns. The quarantine  at the mine.'' had been raised and the t'cel-  Election Approaching in Ontario  Among the Conservatives ot the Ontario  legislature the opinion is gaining ground  that-tho general elections arc not so far ofC  as the public generally helievc. Sonic  months ago premier Ross practically announced In Middlasox that tbe elections  would lake plnce in Juno, but there is every  reason to believe in the light or recenli  events that lion. Mr. Ross' announcement  will  not  ho l'uimiod.  Men who arc usually in the confidence of  tho government will say nothing when  asked when tlie elections will he held. They  prefer to keep quiet. Members on the government side ol" the house are reticent, and  sire unusually uncommunicative when asked  about the caucus meeting last week.  Tory members of the legislature have  noticed a stir among tlio Grits of their ridings and believe thul the word bus gone out  that the elections will bo held early and  they should he ready for the political fray.  Tlie general opinion seems to be that instead of June the elections will take place  at   the end of March.  No matter when the elections are I" lie  held, one thing has been noticeable since  th opening of the house, and that is the  readiness of tho government to get along  with   the  business.   This  hustling  on   the  You will fmd our stock  complete with the most  up-to-date  FURNITURE  CARPETS  HIGH ART PICTURES  LINOLEUMS  AT LOWEST PRIDES  WHOLESALE DIBE0T0B7  _____   __ ASSAYERS^SUPPLIES.  w. _\ tjVj-TZkL & co.���tivilxii&xiroir  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assaycrs* supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.   ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES.  KOOTJ-NAY EI,l_UTR^T~TnjK?T7*- it  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, boils, batteries, electric tixturos ana appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.   FI^I_t_ANp SALT MEA^TS____   1'. BURNS & CO., BAKKK STR_*li*T.  Nelson, wholesale dealers in l'rcsh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  Don't miss seeing our  fine line of Xmas goods.  Early buyers have first  cho ice.         _____    GROCRIES.  ]-OOTl'-NAY "SUPPLY "COMPANY,"LIM-  itod, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO. ��� FRONT  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONAJiD & CO.-CORNER OF  Front and Hall Streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers ln blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws, and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  _^_I____QUOR__3^_A_NTj JDRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON ^-~75f-^TORN"t_R  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary.  BUSINESS DIBE0T0I.Y,   ARCHITECTS.  A. C. EWART, ARCHITECT���ROOM 3.  Aberdcen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICES OF MEETINGS.   FRATBR_NAL SOCIETIES.  . KOOTENAY TIiN'V~^iorTri^O?lcrM^.  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting: Sir Knights  aro cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. k.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; O. A.  Brown, P. C.  nn:r.soN lodge, no. 23, a. f. &  A. M., meets second Wednesday la  each month. Sojourning brethren  Invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. oT E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  each month at Fraternity Hall. Georgo  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  1.M, O. It. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. George Johnstone, '/..; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.   TR_ADES__AND LABOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, NO 96, W. XT. otl&^-  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley Streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. J. R. McPherson, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.00, hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays  of each month In Miners' Union Hall at  S:30 sharp. Visiting members Invited. ,R.  McMahon, prosident; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardiner, recordins  secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION -  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFoe, secretary.  DRAYAGR  FURN.lTUREr~PlA.NOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phono 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store, Ward Street.  FURNITURE^  "dT'tTROBERTSON & CO., FUK-U^-U-IE  dealers, undertakers, and embnlmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postofllce building-, Vernon Street,  Nelson.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS VVED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. John Burns, sr.,  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST  and third Fridays ln each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION, NO.  Ill, W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays in each month at  -:30 p. m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president; J.  P. Forres tell, secretary; II. M. Fortier, financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening In tho Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary.,   p. O. Box lfO.  I?  >.l\  ���I Is*?  THE NELSON TRIBUNE; TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 21, 1902 .  BANK OP I0NTBBA1  CAPITAL, all paid up���$12,000,000.00  REST    7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       876 631.61  iiord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...Prosident  Bon. Goorge A. Uruumiond Vico-Prosident)  B. S. Cloi'Bton General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Sfaroote.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal oltlos In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohange and Cable  Transfers. .        _   ...  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available ln any part ef the world.  Drafts Issued. Collections Made. Etc  Savings Bank Branch  C*J1*K_NT RATE ( V INTEREST PAID.  GOSSIP OF THE REVIEWS  Concerning Two Continents  A writer in the New York Tribune  quotes a. popular gentleman as saying:  "I was placed in a most uncomfortable  position last night. A woman to whom  1 was indebted for many a pleasant dinner, whose daughter had just come out,  called to me just as I was leaving the  B's dance. 'I am going to be perfectly  frank with you, Mr. Brown, and I know  you will Understand it,' she said. 'My  Mabel has no partner for the cotillion.'  Now, :what was I to do? I had a most  important piece of work to accomplish  early the next morning, and 1 knew if  1 stayed I would be a wreck, so I was  obliged to say so, and make my apologies, which were very coldly received,  indeed, and I know she will never forgive me." The writer adds: "Sensible  girls are making a joke of the situation,  which they see is not the fault of the  young men and which does not arise  from a want of appreciation of their  charms, and, when partners are lacking,  they dance 'stag' with equanimity.  This consists in taking the seat of cotillion leader allotted to them, and  choosing a partner to dance with them  when their turn comes, a much better  arrangement than to go home disconsolate, or wait for their carriage in the  dressing room, which formerly seemed  to be .their only resource. It is a great  nity that German fashions are not followed in this country. There a very  late dance is over by one o'clock, and  dinners arc relatively early."  Diplomatic Washington has found  . much to say concerning the gallantry  of Herr von Hpllebcn, the German ambassador, to lady Pauncefote, wife of  the British ambassador. At the New  Year's reception at the White House,  lord Pauncefote, dean of the diplomatic  corps, was expected to attend and "lead  the corps into the Blue Room. An attack of gout kept the ambassador at  home, but to do honor to the chief executive of the Unitecl States, lady  Pauncefote," the Misses Pauncefote, and  the staff of the embassy, decided to call  at the White House. The fact of  Pauncefote's absence soon became  known to the diplomats. It caused no  special remark, as, under the universal  rule, the senior diplomat immediately  assumes the place of clean in the latter's  absence. The wife of an ambassador  has no place in diplomacy, and only by  courtesy is she accorded the post next  to him on the occasion of the official  ceremonies. However, when the German embassador heard of lord Pauncefote's illness, he graciously allowed  lady Pauncefote, her daughters and the  embassy staff to take precedence. She  was therefore, the first to extend New  Year greetings to the president and Mrs.  Roosevelt and the ladies of the receiving party. Von Holleben and his secretary came after the junior secretary of  the British embassy, Cambon, the  French embassador, and his staff fol-  "l-Wing"Herr^von=-Holleben.^_-_-_-_______.,  An invalid who had been in the country for her health, and was ordered to  continue the "fresh air cure," even after  she had returned to the city, describes in  the Atlantic Monthly some of the amusing experiences which came to her  through the unrepresscd curiosity of the  public. She took her place on the sidewalk, in the sun, with steamer-chair  and rugs, expecting to "live and let  live." But she was destined to learn  something about human nature before  the day ended. She writes: "Nursemaids who have children out for an airing discuss me in the soothing tones  supposed to be adapted to infant ears,  and in the midst of my reading I hear  murmurs: "Yes, yes, a lady out taking  the sun. Nice sun for the lady. Will  do the lady good.' Homeless dogs and  friendless children shelter themselves  about my chair to rest. I am of groat  use to the organ-grinders, acting as the  nucleus of a quickly gathering crowd. 1  serve as an intelligence office, and receive constant inquiries as to where  people live, whether I kow any one who  would like to hire a servant, and  whether I know of servants who wish  to hire."  It appears that society in England,  from king Edward down, is much perplexed over sir Thomas Lipton and his  challenging for the American cup. "Sir  Thomas is ready to challenge again, and  yet again, for the trophy," remarks  Harper's Weekly; "but he is willing to  give way to another, if that other is  ready. Then it would seem from the  somewhat heated reports that come to  us, that the Royal Yacht Squadron is  looking for a man to build a boat to  challenge under its auspices. That is  good, too. We like the Royal Yacht  Squadron in this country. It comprises  a group of sportsmen as fine in their  metal as the world contains. We like-  Sir Thomas, too. He may sell tea but  they say it is good tea. At all events, he  builds good boats, he fights a good  sportsmanlike fight, and he takes his  beating with a genial smile, a word of  praise for the winner, and a statement  that he will try, try again. But rumor  further says that the Royal Yacht  Squadron will have none of sir Thomas  and that If the king wants to urge him  on the squadron, the squadron, or part  pf it, will get up and cross the street  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WnlOH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund.  S8.000.000  12,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER ��65,000,000.  Hon. Qeo. A, Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  Qeneral Manager  London Offlce, 60 Lombard Street. "El. O.  New York  Offlce, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Brandies in Canada and the  United Statos.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interoat allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three per conk  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Brauoh  and build another house. We have  nothing to say regarding the regulations of English society and English  sportsmen, but, knowing sir Thomas  pretty well by this time, we are inclined  to back up the king, who is, all things  considered, as fine a sportsman as the  world knows today."  IMPERIAL BANK  OB1   C_b.3Sr__D__  ONTARIO TAKES THE LEAD  "Will Build a Government Road  All doubt as to whether Ontario is to  have a provincial railroad into the  Temiskaming district has been removed  by the introduction of a bill into its  legislature providing for the immediate construction of the line. Lumber  limits along the line of the road and  elsewhere in the district of Nippissing  will be set aside to the extent of 20,009  acres per mile of the proposed road. In'  this way it is expected that the province  will be completely indemnified for the  construction and equipment of the railway, and the bill does not ask the legislature for any cash grant whatever.  "We will be running trains over the  road inside two years," says premier  Ross.  The railway is to be known as the  Temiskaming and Northern Ontario  Railway. Its construction and management is to be placed in the hands  of a commission of not less than three  or more than five persons. The road  is to run from North Bay to a point on  Lake Temiskaming. lt may acquire  reciprocal running powers and equitable traffic arrangements with any  other railway with which  it connects.  The railway is to be built as far as  practicable of material made and purchased in Canada. No alien is to be  employed on the road. A clause provides that the workmen are to receive  the current rate of wages. The committee will have power to issue debentures for the construction and  maintenance of the road. The revenue  derived is to be used in paying interest, in establishing a sinking fund to  meet the debentures as they mature,  and any surplus after meeting other  expenses will be paid into the treasury of the province.  ARTIC   CIRCLE   RAILWAYS  Will Assist Quartz Mining  When it was announced that E. C.  Hawkins was going into a big railway  deal, there was much comment heard.  The news now comes from Dawson that  he hoped to build an electric road to  Grand Forks. A report from Klondike  says, however, "the option on the charter secured by the builder of the White  Pass road has been declared to have  expired by its own limitation of time,  and-therefor.e-the_transfer_-to-,lie.utenant  Adair and th�� men behind him will  hold. The railway is to tap the quartz  between Dawson and the Forks, and  to bring to town the necessary rock to  keep the mills riming next summer as  they ai-e running this winter."  "In anticipation of the building of the  road, the whole of Klondike City has  been bought up, and any odd pieces of  property now moving are going at an  advanced figure. This has been done  in anticipation of the town across the  river being made the terminus of the  railway as was the plan originally when  in 1898 the road was under way, and  the grade was all built. However, the  conditions arc modified today, and the  requirements are now for at least a  branch which is more necessary that  a quartz mill is already erected here,  and more arc anticipated for the coming  summer.  "The road, which is to bo graded this  winter and the iron laid immediately  on the resumption of navigation in the  spring, is to be an electric one, the overhead system having been decided upon  for the present. The terminal buildings are to be in Klondike City. A  branch is to be constructed from the  Forks to the Victoria mines, as well as  to several other veins located on Bonanza lower down.  "Lieutenant Adair is very reticent  about the road and its plans. The conflict over the charter seems to have been  amicably arranged as the promised suit  in the local court has failed to materialize.  "The building and maintenance of  government roads prevent any possibility of the maintaining of any such rates  as the road was empowered to charge  when the charter was first obtained.  Freight is now hauled to Sulpher for  less than the original two cents per  pound allowed to be charged to the  Forks, and the promoters declare that  there is no intention on their part to  make any such charge. Clearly such  a charge would defeat itself, at any  rate in the winter time, when ore is being hauled to town for the fraction of a  cent.  '.'It is not denied that the present activity of the long dead railway scheme  in the result of the assurance which has  been given lately of the genuineness of  the quartz development of the country.  The ocular proof of the value of the  discoveries hy the sinking done on the  properties  the last six  months makes  Capital (paid up) - $2,600,000  Rest       -      -      -    S 1,860,000  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches ln Northwest Territories, Province-of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Queboo.  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILEIE Qeneral 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.  a road to the Forks one of the best  speculations in the country. Indeed.it  lifts the building of the road out of the  realm of speculation entirely, for there  is no element of chance about it. The  quartz has to be brought down to where  there is an abundant supply, of water,  and the nearest supply is the Klondike.  If the ore is to be brought that far it  might as well continue on to town���  as most of it probably will.  Territorial engineer Thibedeau has  submitted a report to' governor Ross  that an overland trail can be made from  Dawson to Selkirk and on to White  Horse, which .will afford constant communication with the outside the year  round and will be particularly valuable  when the river is not solid and is unfit  for travel. He says 60 miles can be  saved as compared to the all-river winter route. The trail will have to be 276  miles long, and will cost, the engineer  says, not to exceed $320 a mile. The  engineers has also recommended 44  miles of road to complete a road from  White Horse to the Big Salmon camp.  This short piece would save 91 miles.  FRECHEVILLE'S DISCLOSURES  *&P''*~-0*-0*-0*-0* I*-**-****-00-'00'00-0*-0* -^k^^^^���^��^-^^^-^^^��^^^:  j^******************************************************************-*^  ft 1890-BSTABI.IBHBD IN NKL8ON-10O2 Hi  ft *  *  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  I Before stock taking this month a  | REDUCTION   OF  10   PER  CENT  will be given on every dollar.  But come early and you shall have our prompt attention.   Engraving free of  to  to  to  9\  to  to  to  9\  to  to  to  fr\ ���-��� ��� ���- m  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft           -   - - .      ��� - _        _  % charge this month.   As I employ the best watchmakers and jewelers, all our work *  jj is guaranteed.  ft  I  Both mail and express orders shall have our prompt attention.  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The following extracts express  the general tenor of the press comments:  "Financial Times:" Mr. Frecheville's  report on the property of the Le Roi  Mining Company explains why shareholders have received only one 5 per  cent dividend, and also elucidates the  selling by those stock exchange operators who a few months ago bought  to secure the control. According to Mr.  Frecheville the concern has been  shamefully mismanaged, and, while a  good mine, is not, so far as is proved  by present developments, the extra  magnificent, property which it was supposed to be. Shareholders need not  be discouraged, but, at the same time,  highly sanguine expectations must be  modified. Mr. Frecheville anticipates  that when certain economies have been  egected there will be profits at the rate  of ?2.75 per ton, and says the full capacity of the furnace plant, when completed, will be from 1,200 to 1,500 tons  of ore per day. On this basis shareholders might feas6nably^expect*"later-  on to get annual dividends of 20 per  cent, and this might make about ��8 a  fair value for the share, the nominal  value of whicli is ��5. Were those who  nought for control to release, as they  apparently desire to do, this market  value might presently be established.  At present they are a damper on the  market. They do not attempt to sell  at the present low price, but it is understood that they would promptly take  advantage of a substantial rise to do  so, not. being satisfied with their bargain. Other holders may therefore expect to see their shares depressed, perhaps for a rather long period, but with  the improved management which Mr.  Frecheville's report promises they  should receive a good rate of interest  on the current market value.  "Financial News:" In the exhaustive report which Mr. Frecheville has  made on the property and the late management of the Le Roi Mining Company the ore reserves laid open in the  mine are estimated at 483,872 tons, valued at $5,626,163, or roughly ��1,125,000.  This is apart from the second-class ore  dump, which is said to represent an asset of about ��20,000. Mr. Frecheville  states that after the exhaustion of the  existing ore reserves the future of the  mine will mainly depend on the results  to be obtained by development work to  the deep on the Middle Vein. In this  connection it is encouraging to note  that the pay-chute now being opened  out on the 9th level west of Combination Shaft has an assay value of $15.75.  A STRAIGHTFORWARD PLATFOBM.  Wo believe In giving every person one  dollar's worth for every one hundred cents.  Wo bellove tho prlco should bo marked on  each artlclo ln plain figures.  Wo beliovo In charging for each article  tho prlco marked.  Wo beliovo ln selling goods to children  .at the satno price wo sell their parents,  We believe ln exchanging unsuitable or  unsatisfactory purchases for other goods.  Wo bellevo ln representing goods to be  Just what they are.  Wo believe wo 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 deservo your confidence.  In our repairing department we guarantee all our work and agreo to repair freo of  charge any work which proves unsatisfactory.  It Brown said so it's right.  January 11th, 1902.  PROVINCIAL BOARD OP 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 January, 1902.  HEALTH ACT.  On account of the outbreak of smallpox  in the town of Fernie lt 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 ore  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 communx:ate with any outsider.  5. Any hotel-keeper, lodging-house keep-  cror 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 ICth 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,   ln   accordance  with the statutes, that provincial revenue  tax,   and  all  assessed  taxes  and  Income  tax, assessed and levied under the Assessment Act and amendments, are now duo  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,  -__ ""-^"As-essor-and^Collector,"-^-  Nelson Postofllce.  Dated at Nelson, 13th January, 1902.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honour tho Lieutenant-Governor ln  Council haa been pleased to make the following appointment:  Frank W. Hardy of Ymlr, Esquire, to  perform the duties of a deputy mining recorder, at Ymlr, for the Nelson mining division, during tho absonco upon leave of  Mr. A. B. Duckworth. J.P.  NOTIOE.  Notico Is horeby given that I Intend to  apply at the next sitting of the board of  llccnsa commlsfllonerH for tho City of Nelson, to bo hold after tho expiration of  thirty days from tho dato hereof, for a  transfer of tho retail liquor license now  hold by mo for tho "Grand Hotel," sltuato  on Vernon street In tho City of Nelson, on  the oast half of lot 4, block 2, sub-dlvlsion  of lot 95, group 1, West Kootenay district,  to John Biomberg of the City of Nolson.  GUS  NELSON.  Witness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  NOTIOE. ~~  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In the matter of tho Winding Up Act,  Chapter 129 of the revised statutes of  Canada and amending acta, and In the  matter of tha Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  Notice la hereby given that the honorable  the chief justice has fixed Friday the 17th  day of January, 1903, at the hour of 11  o'clock ln the forenoon at the Law Courts,  New Westminster, British Columbia, as  the time and place for the appointment of  an official liquidator of the above named  company. J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  District Registrar.  QEBTIHOATE OF IMPBOYEMENTS'  Notice* Ray of Hope mineral claim, situate In tho Nelson mining division of  West Kootenay district, located on Duhamel (Six-mile) creek. Take notice that I,  Charles W. Busk, free miners* certificate  No. .3,829, aa agent for W. J. Goepel. free  minora' oertlilcata Nor 50,500 John Pator-  oon, free miners)* certificate No. 50,72T, and  self. Intend sixty days front tho data hereof to apply to tha mining recorder for a  certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the  above claim. And further tako notice that  action under Section 37 must be commenced  beforo the issuance of such certificate of  improvements.       CHARIiB- w  BUS-_  Dated this second da* of January, A. D.  190t  V/4Ml/?l4  <u$  '-Bf^&^Urx  //  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-i_ 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 ln exchange. Repairs kept for all  makes of machines. Singer Manufacturing  Company, Baker Street, Nelson.  PUPILS WANTED.   WANTED PUPILS ON PIANO OR OR-  gan by Mr3. 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 tho  United Kingdom  of Great Britain and  Ireland and of  tho British Dominions  beyond tho seas, King, defender of the  faith, etc., etc., etc.  To Our Faithful  the Members elected  to  serve ln the Legislative Assemly of our  Provinco  of  British   Columbia,   at  Our  City of Victoria,��� Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  """^"DrMrEbertsrAttorneyGeneraU^-^  Whereas wo aro desirous and resolved as  soon as may be, to meet Our people of Our  Province of British Columbia, and to have  their advico in Our Legislature:  Now, Know Ye, that for divers causes  and considerations, and taking Into consideration tho ease and convenience of our  loving subjects, Wo havo thought fit, by  and with the advico of Our Executive  Council, to horeby convoke, and by these  presents enjoin you, and each of you, that  on Thursday tho twentieth day of February, ono thousand nine hundred and two,  you meet Us ln Our said Legislature or  Parliament of Our said Province, at Our  City of Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH OF  BUSINESS, to treat, do, act and conclude  upon thoso things which In Our Legislature of tho Provinco of British Columbia,  by tho Common Council of Our said Provinco may, by the favor of God, bo or-  dainod. ��� , _  In tostlmony whereof, wo havo caused  these Our Letters to be mado Patent and  the Great Seal of Our said Provinco to bo  hereunto affixed: ,  Witness, tho Honourable Sir Henri Gustavo Joly do Lotblnlure, K.C.M.G.. Lieutenant Governor of Our said Provinco of  British Columbia, at Our Government  House, ln Our City of Victoria, ln Our  said Province, this 9th day of January, ln  tho year of Our Lord ono thousand nine  hundred and two, and ln tho first year of  Our Reign.  By Command.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary.  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour tho Lieutenant-governor in  Council has been pleased, to mako tho following appointments:  Sth January, 1902.  William Edwin Nowcombc, of Trout  Lako, Esquire, M.D., CM., to bo resident  physician at tho said place.  John M.  Holland,  of the City of Grand  Forks,  Esquiro,  to be  a notary public  ln  and for tho provinco of British Columbia.  9th January, 1902.  Frederick Fraser, of the City of Rovelstoke, Esquiro, to be���  Stipendiary in:*.:*.!-irate,  Government .'..-.< ni,  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and  Works,  Collector of Revenue Tax,  District Registrar of Births, Deaths and  Marriages, and Registrar under tho "Marriage Act,"' for tho Rovelstoke Division of  West Kootenay,  Gold Commissioner for tho Rovelstoke,  Illocillewact, Lardeau and Trout Lako  Mining Divisions,  Clork of tho Peaco for tho County of  Kootenay,  District Registrar of tho Rovolstoko registry of the Supremo Court, and  Collector of Votes for the Revelstoko riding of tho West Kootenay District, vlco  Mr. W. J. Goepel.  P. Burns & Co.  Head Opfiob at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelson,   Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymlr,  Sandon,  Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Oiby, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLE8A LB AND RETAIL ;  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. 0 BLOCK.  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET, NELSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to SI  IMPEHIAL BBBWIM COMPANY  EMEKSON & REISTERER.,  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  _____AND_JELORT_E.ll  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  I, H. Mc-tANUS. Ma-wcer.  Bar stocked with beat brand* of wines,  liquor., aaa cigars. Beer on draught Lane  comfortable raoina. First class table boar*.  CHEAP FUEL.  Reduction in -irico of coke: Per Ton.  Coko at glut works  $<>.i>0  Coko delivered   7.50  Cash must accompany all ordors, or $1  extra will bo charted.  NELSON COKE & GAS COMPANY. Ltd.  DBUG STORE EARLY CLOSING  ON AND AFTER JANUARY 1st.  The public is notified that on and after  January 1st our places of business will  close at 9 o'clock every night except Saturday and the day precodlng a public holiday.  Sunday hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2:30 to 4:30  p. m., 6:30 to 8:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK & DRUO CO., Ltd.,  "W. F. TEETZEL & CO.,  J. H. VANSTONE.  COURSE   TOU    WANT    TITU  THKN   GO   TO  I1K8T.  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.   Ho will suit tou.  Largo Btock of imported season's goods.  *********;  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootonay Strcot, noxt door to Oddfellows'Hall  P. O. Box 033 NELSON, B.C.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKHB   BTRSUBT.   NJJLSON,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms aad ___t.  class dining room. Sample rooms for conn  merclal mea. <  RATES 82 PER DAY  W|rs. E. C GlarKfy Prop.  tat* of the Royal Hotel, Calgary:  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson,  The only hotel In Nelson that baa re*  malned under one management since lStd.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and  lighted by electrlelty.  The bar Is always stocaea by the best  domeetlo and Imported liquors aad clgara,  THOMAS MADDBN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door trom Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon Btreet Best dollar a day;  house ln town. House and furniture new:  and first class ln every respect Lighted  by gas. Room and board |5 to ?��� pen  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  Tbe Best $1 per Pay House ln Nelson.  None but white holp employed.  The bar the  best.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBXWKBfl AND BORWIS 0-  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the tri-Mfc  BRBWSBI  AT  NKLBON ���  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THB  MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THH   MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSKPHINK STREET  ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  LIQUORS AND CIQAR8. ^���s_b^_^JSar=-*7.r  tHE  KELSON TRIBUNE,  TUESDAY   MORNING   JANUARY  21, 1902  I  I*  B  I'V.  EjS  Jf*'  u>  <_  Oi  w-  ��-  ��-  ��-  ili  *  Or  Hi  ft  ft  ft  Hi  Hi  H,  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  i  Hi  Hi  Hi  ,**.**. *** *********  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE ARE OFFERING AT VERY LOW PRICES.  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Dressing Oases  Gents' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Oases,  G-ents' 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  s  *  <^  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   OO.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.    RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  5 a. in.  Daily.  LKAVE  6:40 i>. in.  Dully  0:10 p. m.  Duily  8 a. ni.  8 a. ni.  CHOW'S NKST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Crust on. Movie,  Cranbrook, JMarysvillo, Fori  Steele, Klko, Furniu. Michel,  Blnirinoro, Kru.nk, Macleod,  Lcthbridirc, WinnipcK, und  ull I'.aslern points.  I p. in.  Dully,  COLUMBIA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  Kobson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  RovolKtoko.nnd all poinlK oust  and west on C.P.R. main lino.  Hobson, Trail and Uossland,  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, I'hojiiix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Hobson, Trail and Rossland.  (Duily oxcept Sunday)   AltKIVK  10:10 p.m.  Daily  n.n  fly  Du;  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  'LKAVK  10 a. m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, Now  Dcnvor. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  AKUIVK  3:10 p. ih."  LKAVE  _ p. in.  _ p. in.  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  rdo and all point-* on Die  Lardo & Trout Lako Brunch;  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)   11 a. in.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  XiI__riO?*__r>.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Have just lecelved 3,000,0 feotofli  of Umber of any dimensions or lengths,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  from Idaho, and we aro prepared to cut the largest bill  Umates given at any time.  The largest stock of sash  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDSi   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS,  1  WE MUST REALIZE  On our  large   stock   and   to  do  we  intend   making   this   month  BARGAIN MONTH  From January 6th to January 31st we will allow  20 per cent Discount  ���'  ' on all cash purchases  -Leather Couches, ��� $60.00, cash price;. .$48.00  ! Leather Chairs, $50.00, cash price.... 40.00  Sideboard, $60.00, cash price.........  48.00  $55.00,   cash   price   44.00  $40.00,  cash  price   32.00  Rattan Goods.    Bed Room Suites.  Parlor Suites and all kinds of House  Furniture at  reduced  prices.  Carpets will be sold at very low prices.  First come, first served.  J.G. BUNYAN&CO  I.KAVK  Kaalo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6:00 p. m.  Daily  leave   NKLSON &  FORT  SHKP-  arhive  PARD RAILWAY  Depot    Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,    Depot.  11:10 a.m Northport, Itosslund, Colvlllo (!H5 p.m.  Mount'in nnd Spokano. Alouut'bj  10:30 a.m. Making tlirough oonneoSon* B:W n.m.  Dally,       at Spokano to tho. f-ontti,        Dcdfr  - cast and wC-b.  KOOTENAY LAKH  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  ICaslo and all Way Landings.  ABRIVH  Kaslo  -:!>0 p. in.  Nolson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  been deprived of educational advantages,  and an effort is being made to secure the  erection of a school and the appointment  of a teacher. Mr. "West, who has a ranch  iu the district, has offered a site on which  to erect the building-, with the hope of inducing the educational department to move  in tlie matter.  W. F. Tye of Montreal, head enginer of  the C. P. R., is in the city on business.  John D. Sullivan of Trail, district enginser  of the C. P. IC,, is in the city to confer with  ltim.  II. 13. Owen and J. P. Cameron of Spokane, accompanied by Robert D. Grant of.  "Utah, arrived in Ihe city yesterday on tho  Crow's Nest boat from the Fernie district,  where they have been on a tour of inspection of some coal lands in that vicinity.  The Rev.. McKee, who has officiated for  the Slocan Presbyterians for the last two  years, has received a call from the congregation as the permanent pastor. The  matter will be dealt with at the meeting of  the Presbytery, which will be held in this  city this week.  concern will bo chartered in Illinois probably, with $r>,ijuO,OU0 capital. E N. Hurley  of Chicago, head of the present Standard  company, will be president of the new corporation, and J. W. Tierney, president of  Ihe Philadelphia Pneumatic Tool Company,  vico-pie.sid. nt," while a New York banker,  whose nam- is temporarily withheld. Is to  bo treasurer. Tho main r.iUee is expected to  be opened in Chicago,  "The Standard Pneumatic Tool Company," said J. \V. Tierney, ������ will llj-Iit the  Chicago trust, Thoy wanted us to go into it,  but we declined, and Mr. Hurley and I set  about Kcltini* up an opposition combination whli'h. by taking in live concerns  which have been competing, will be able to  mako large savi lgs iu operation. A large  factory will be er-ctod In Philadelphia Immediately and the Standard's plant at  Aurora, Illinois, will bo enlarged. The several works will b�� operated separately, but  under the direction of the central management."  Broken Political Boss  NEW YORK, January 20.���Tho mutations of American politics, exemplified  in the retirement of Croker, frequently  offer contrasts which point an obvious  moral. As the Tammany chieftain,  opulent from the spoils of power, withdraws-to enjoy its ease and luxury, a  poor old man who one wielded a sway  almost as potent passes along Broadway, broken in physical and mental  health and virtually a pauper.  He is John I. Davenport, of "Blocks  of Five" renown, once military secretary to general Benjamin P. Butler,  afterward the mailed-first ruler of the  Republican machine in New York.  " Time was when Davenport boasted  that he made and spent $50,000 a'year.  Today he timidly went, as he has gone  on many other days, to the offlce of an  old-time friend.in one of the big down  town buildings, to receive his usual  allowance of alms. And in the streets  where he once was pointed to as one of  the illustrious now no one knows him  as he passes.  Davenport lives miserably in a little  flat in One Hundred and Sixty-sixth  street. Daily he leaves it and walks  tho miles that lie between his home and  the office of his friend in City Hall  park. He is tremulous with palsy, and  he speaks like a child, although he is  not yet 60 years old.  lt was just after the civil war that  Davenport became a factor in New  York politics. A national law, applicable only to this city, gave him.a place  equivalent to that occupied now by superintendent of elections McCullagh.  His way of protecting the purity of  elections was to lock up electors. He  captured thousands of Democratic voters and locked them up in iron cages  in the corridor of the post office. It. was  rot done in malice. He cared nothing  for his inability to convict the men  lecked up, AH he wanted was to keep  them away from .the" polls���and this he  usually did.       . ���  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  t,.^_S5____a_5__a__i,_a>_S'  �� ^C->-*^ "--^ 0tQm 0*00*- -^^p Tin  nTf-   nf  ����� ^^09-0? >0*?��'.09 -00^S^  .��____��_�����_�����_��  %(  to  to  to  ft  &  ESTABLISHED 1892  &-  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay-  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  'Tinware  ������9-  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  -*.NELSON, B.C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  SANDON, B.C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^.fr^apfr^:  ��5-'5?-S--'8t'^.^.^.C.^.'8r.'3f.  m  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows -  Inside Finish  local and ooaat.  Flooring  looal and ooaat).  ...  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  OlaUktada.  a WHAT _O0 WANT IB WOT W 8TOOT  W_ WIIX MAKE IT _OB TOO  CALL AMD GST PRI0H8.  J. A. Sayward  HAIX AND LAKH BTREETH. KJ-LBOff  OFFICE AND POCKET  DIARIES  FOR  1902  Canada Drug & Book Co.  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  nealer�� ����� Tea and Coffee  ************************  We are offering at) lowest prices the best  grades o   Ceylon, India. China and Japan  Our Best-, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound  I  je  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds.'.... 1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special E.'jand Coffee, 6 pounds  100  Rio Blond Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Two certificates of work were recorded at  the mining recorder's oHiee yesterday, viz.:  Charles F. Grady on the Maud Hawkins,  George Adamson on the Golden Star. Power of attorney was granted to J. J. Malone  on the mining claims Apex, Curfew and  Acme from T. G. Roy and P. F. Stinley.  A bill of sale was gramo_ on the Curfew  from P. F. Stinley to T. G. Roy.  The flrst hockey match of the season was  played last.cvenlng betwen the Sandon and  Nelson hockey teams before a fair sized  crowd of spectators. Some good play  v. as put up by the teams and the game was  a lively one. A couple of accidents occurred  during the progress of the game. "Wetmore.  of the home team, and one of the visitors  being nit by the puck. The injuries were  sullicienf. to cause a halt in the game for  a few minutes, after which the injured  players wer<j able to.resume their places.  At the close of the game the score stood  7 to 4 in favor of the home team.  At the adjourned semi-annual meeting of  the Trades and Labor Council held last  evening thf following ofllcers were elected  for the ensuing year: J. A. Knauf, president; John Burn.'*, vice-president; H. Bush,  corresponding and recording secretary; Max  McSweyn. financial secretary and treasurer; A. McKenzij. sergeant-at-arms; E. Kil-  ���by.-Rtati.sticiani-JameswWilks.-W.-Hancox.z.  K. Kilby, J. Burns and J. A. Knauf, executive committee: James Wilks, A. McKenzie and J. A. Kanuf, legislative committee.  The appointive committees were left over  until  the next meeting of  the council.  Before his honor judge Forin in chambers yesterday tho following legal matters  were disposed of. Tn the case of West vs.  Waterman an application was made and  granted for consent to n.n order nf discovery. In tho case of tho Crow's Nosl: Co.nl  Company vs. Kanousc, Malloy and G'orsel-  la, an application was made by the defendants appealing against the Issuance .of  a writ on tho grounds hi misjoinder of issues In the notion. W. A. Gallihor appeared  for the defendants and W. A. Macdonald  for the plaintiff. The Injunction wns not  granted, hut It Is understood that the defendants will appeal against Ihe judge's  ruling. Application was made for judgment  In the onso of Jardlne vs. McKay and wns  granted. Application was made by magistrate Crease on behalf of ,T. W. Gullop for  probate on the estate of \V. R. Gallop, <\o-  conscd and Inlcstjite. Ills honor ordered  that probate should be grunted on tbe tiling of the necessary allidnvits.  CITY AND DISTRICT.  Rev. Thompson of Kaslo was in the citv  yesterday on church matters.  Miss Ella Thompson of Toronto arrived  In tho city on Saturday last on her way to  the Lardeau on a visit to friends In that  district.  LIMITE3D  K. \V. C, BLOCK  NELSON  There will be a meeting of the Kootenay  Presbytery in the Presbyterion church this  week, commencing tomorrow afternoon.  The Presbyterian "ministers from the var-  oius Kootenay congregations will be in attendance.  An agitation is on foot by the settlers in  the neighborhood of Shannon's ranch, near  Five-mile point, to secure school accommodation. There are said to be considerably  more than the number of children ln the  district than are required by the educational department for the formation of a  school district. Several of the children are  long  past  school  age  and  have  hlthertci  Tomorrow evening the Stabat Mater rehearsal in tho Presbyterian church will bo  for full chorus and principals at S o'clock,  going through the whole work from tlie beginning. Every member is specially requested to attend the few remnining rehearsals  which will be held before the grand musical  festival is given in the opera, house on  Thursday tho 30th instant. On Monday the  27th instant the rehearsal will be in full  with chorus, principals and orchestra in  tho Presbyterian church at S p. m., and on  Tuesday and 'Wednesday the 27th and 2Sth  In the opera house at S p. m. with full  chorus, principals and orchestra.. Members  of the chorus unable to attend tho remaining rehearsals or who have not been studying the score at their homes, if they have  copies of the score and find it impossible  to .attend rehearsals..will verv much oblige  by handing the books to Mr. Kydd. ns there  nre some members attending regularly who  do not have copies nnd it is" desirable that  every member should have a copy.  Trusts Fight Each Other  NEW YORK, January 20.���Tho Chicago  Pneumatic Tool Company, a trust capital-  i-;ed at $7,-00.0011 find bonded for $2,500,000,  projected to control the manufacture of  pneumatic tools, is to have a competitor  which promises to give it a sharp fight.  Coincident with the filing at Cleveland.  Ohio, by tho Chicago concern of a mortgage  for the $2,500,000 bonds, the last step in its  organization, comes the announcement that  another organization  lias been formed.  This will bo kno.vn as the Standard Pneumatic Tool Company, to comprise the present Standard Pneumatic Tool Company of  Aurora, Ililinois; tlie Philadelphia Pneumatic Tool Company, at Ridge avenue and  Ctllowhill slroet; the- Cleveland Pneumatic  Tool Company, the Inlcrnutional Pn'.umatie  Tool Company, the International Pneumatic Tool Company of England, and the pneumatic depart men t nf the Standard Railway  Equipment Company   of   St.   Louis.   This  Big Machinists Strike Threatened  CHICAGO, January 20.���Railroads in  every part of the country- are threatened  with serioii- trouble as the result of the  announcement of the intention of the  machinists employed iii their shops to  strike this spring. ' Preparations for the  strike are well under way, and unless  the companies agree to the terms demanded by members of the union the  prospect, is that the repair shops will  be tied up. Announcement of the intention of the machinists was made by  vice president Conlon ' of Washington,  in an address delivered before the  members of local union No. 30 in Mil-  vaukee, when he declared the ��� men  demanding a nine-hour day and the ad-  c ption of the union. wage scale which  would vary with the various districts  in the country. In another month the  demands of the machinists are to be  submitted to the railroads, and unless  agreed upon to a strike will be declared  on May 1st. . - ���'���        -  Expect Fits to Fight Again  NEW YORK, January 20.���Bob Fitzsimmons has.received a direct offer to re-enter  the ring and is now considering it. Martin Julian, who is said to be interested in a  boxing club in Philadelphia, a few days ago  offered Fitzsimmons .strong inducements to  take on J op Choynski in a, six round bout_  "av tlitropcnin'g tit tlie ClUb 6'n January "2_th.  Fitzsimmons and Martin" quarrelled more  than two years ago, and have just begun  speaking to each other again. Mrs. Fitzsimmons, who Is Julixn's sister, has all  along been opposed to Flt'z's re-eniering the  ring, and it was to her that Julian principally addressed himself. Julian is satislicd  that his brother-in-law wants to light again  and impressed on him that a bout with  Choj nsKi would be a good trial in anticipation of a match with Jeffries. Since receiving Julian's otter FilzSihimons has been  doing hard road work around Bath Beach  and Coney Island. Tom O'Rourke said today that if Fitzsimmons anil Jeffries were  n.ntcliod lie would put in a bid for the light,  with an ample guarantee that he could pull  it olt' within six miles of New York City  Hall. "I have my choice of two places,"  said O'Uourlce, "and can seat 10,twu spectators iu either one. For those who want to  sec Jeffries and Kltsutlinmunx light a railroad trip of an hour or >\> would amount to  nothing. Tin- sports travel that long almost  overy day during the season in going to  tlio races. I have asked I. itzslninions to  consider my offer in case he makes a match  with Jeffrie...'*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  BARGAINS FOR TO-DAY  Men1- 1-buckle  Gnnts $1.25  Men's 2-buckl-   Gurus   1.75  Men's Laced Gums   2.00  Miners' L. S. Nailed  Gums   4.00  25 pairs Misses' Skating Boots   1,00  Felfc Goods .below cost   Ladies' ������ Empress " Boots $2.25  50 pairs Ladies' Oxfords   1.00  100 pairs Girls' School Boots    1.00  Childs' Cardigans   1.00  Misses' Cardigans   1,25  Ladies' Cardigans   1.50  20 PER CENT OFF G. A. SLATER'S "INVICTUS" SHOES.  SPECIAL VALUES ON SIDE TABLES REGARDLESS OF COST  oyal Shoe Store  THOS. LILLIE, Manager  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop.  Tf.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J��  F. Cameron, Spokane; Robert D. Grant,  Utah; W. F. Tye, Montreal; John Sullivan.  Trail; J. W. Stewart, Spokane; T. T. Curran, Grand Forks; G. W. Hillary, Phoenix;  Mrs. S. A. Slattery, Phoenix.  QUEEN'S���J. A. Fislin and wife, Slocan;  O. Brennan, Winnipeg; \V. llowarth, A. .AV.  Goodson, R. Hood, D. A. Carmichael, John  Crawford, William Crawford, John McKinnon, 12. ISloomflcld, Fred Ritchie, George  Coltort, Sandon: Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Slocan; Rev S. J. Thompson, i_aslo; C. Walnis-  ley, Sandon. . .  GRAND CENTRAL ��� AVilliam Bedell,  Kaslo; Thomas Hanson, Winnipeg; Da.11  Robertson, AVinnipeg; W. F. Williams,  Halifax; AVilliam Thompson. Slocan; Miss  "VVinlaw, Slocan; George Hanson, Ymir;  Robert Reid, Sandon;.Robert McAdain, Ottawa; D. M. Wilkins and F. D. Wilkins,  Greenwood.  Slaughtering    Sale  For the next thirty days I will give  a great slaughtering sale on all lines m  stock consisting of boy's and men's  clothing, furnishings, hats and caps, and  boots and shoes. In order to make room  for spring stock I must slaughter some  of my present stock and also to give my  many customers tho benefit thereof.  When at Erie, B. C, stop at the Mersey  hotel.  Mrs.  M.  Collins,  proprietress.  The big schooner of beer or half-and'-  half, 10 cents. Always fresh and cool. Club  Hotel. E. J. Curran.  Noav is the chance to partake of some  of the best bargains ever offered in the  Kootenays.  The sale is genuine, the stock new and  the prices away down.  Call, get prices, examine goods and  be convinced that I am offering the  greatest bargains ever offered in Nelson.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  NOTICE.  Your patronage and influence respectfully solicited for Brown Brothers as the leading jewelers of Nelson.  THE   BIG  ep  BISCUITS  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE    WAFERS  Also all kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh, from the factory.  BLUE   RIBBON   TEA.  Houston Block  Nelson. B C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  Fire Losses  Including the past year's tiro loss, that  of the United States in twenty-six years  is estimated at ^,8110,000,000, of which $1,700,-  000,001) was covered by insurance. The Philadelphia lire loss for 1U00 was $3,420,819, and  for 1-01, $1,100,000. Chicago's (ire loss for the  year 1000, was $3,091,261, and the number of  alarms (il.54. The total valuation of Chicago  properly Involved was $130,10S,125, and the  total insurance $81,210,892. The casualties  consisted of eighty-eight injured and forty-  eight; killed. One hundred and eight persons  in peril were rescued by the fire department. The lire losses in the United States  and Canada for the year 1901 was $10-1,-  347,450.  "  ���"���'  Large Undertaking Order  MAHANOY CITY, Pennsylvania, January 20.���No hoarse in the town was large  enough to receive the remains of Mrs. Mary  Wirtz, who was buried 111 this city today.  Mrs. Wirtz was a woman of unusually  large proportions, and required a coflin  ��� four feet wide and deep and seven feet in  length, which, when it contained the woman's remains, weighed over four hundred  pounds. To get the casket into the street  a force of carpenters were obliged to cut  away a portion of the front of the house.  A dead wagon was used to convey the body  to its last resting place.  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN  NELSON  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and  Stanley Sts.  E. J. CURRAN, Proprietor.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  BEAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Fairyiew Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park  And J. & J. Taylor sales.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  833 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE  1  AT THE HOTELS.  HUME���W. N. Bray ton, Kaslo; W. K.  Boie, Kaslo; J. Bowes Silverton; H. Clever,  .New Denver; R. I. Kirkwood, Slocan; J.  it. Eager Toronto.  TBKMONT-G. iiorton, AVinnipeg; Mark  Harrison, "W. A. Wade, Edwin Hall, Elko;  W. C. Tomllnson, Elko; Clarence Washington, Spokane; Fred Wright, Greenwood.  P1JA.IH���G. \Y. Hughes, Alamo; James N.  Murphy,  Trail;  H. IS.  Owen, Spokane; J.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lurr|ber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Fin-  iah, Turned Work, Saah 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 havo Instructed  our drivers to allow no credit on and after  January 1st, 1902. Hoping you will recog-  i  nize the justness of the change, we remain,  your obedient servants,  ;; KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY.  Nelson, December 17th, 1901.  GALT  COAL  FOR  DOMESTIC  OR  STEAM  USE  General Agency, Telephone 286.  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER  STREET,   NELSON.  Tia.Ki'iioNK. 115  ORDER YOUR  Tki.ki'I'ONk 35  COAL  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  NOTICE  Porto Rico Lumber Go.Ltd.  CORNER OF  HBNDEYX AND VWRNON STR-_--8  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades and Labor Council of tho Cily of  Nelson havo declared all Hotels, Restaurants  and Saloons employing Chinese in or around tho  premises unfair to organized labor.*  The following do not omploy Chincso in such  capacity:  VICTORIA HOTEL.  CliAKKK HOTKL  TUEMONT HOTEL  "MADDKN HOTKL  SHEKHHOOKK HOTEL  GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL  LAKE VIEW llOTEL  ROSSLANi> HOTEL  GRAND HOTEL  KLONDYKE HOTEL  JOHN SPKAR  MANHATTAN SALOON  BODEGA SALOON  GLUK POT SALOON  CLUB HOT Eli  1MPKRIAL RESTAURANT  KOOTIONAY HOTEL  IMPERIAL SALOON  ANTHRACITE AND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Ofllco: Baker Street,  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Teaming and Transfer Work of  all  kinds.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil Company. Washington Brick, Lime &  Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.    OFFICE 184i BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   147.  Private Tuition  Students prepared for departmental and  other examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. G. SLATER,  Fourth door above City Hall, .

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