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 li-SEiSS*  f$����S&8RBSt81S&&i8mi  5'j'''H''a*'i^<gKa*a*saa  00tt  ESABLISHED   1892  MOFDA.Y  MORNING,  FEBRUARY  10  1902  WEEKLY EDITION  BRITISH POLITICS  REVIEW OF THE WEEK BY  I. N. FORD  Ministers, with these two dangerous  disturbances ahead, are content to have  the proceedure debate drag in a leisurely  way at the risk of being exposed to captain Bowie's cutting sarcasms.  MORE -JOBBERY DISCOVERED  SOME LIVELY TIMES PREDICTED  WHEN PROCEDURE  BILL  IS  DISPOSED  OP  NEW YORK, February 9.���The London correspondent of the New York Tribune,  in a dispatch today says:    The  formation   of   Great   Britain's   railway  development corporation, under the laws  of New Jersey, for extensive operations  in building and purchasing electric lines  !n London and elsewhere,  is  not comi-  jjmented upon by tbe press.   A Conservative member of parliament smiled and  olandly remarked that "the Americans  ire coming on  fast and will soon be  unning everything in this  ti-rht little  ^sland."   Parliament itself is the great-  ;st . drag   upon    the    electric    transit  ���chemes of . the   metropolis,   scores   of  >rojects being now hung up awaiting its  anction, with a doleful probability that  ;uch legislation   can   be   secured   this  '/ear.     The  London   county   council   is  ,-reatly exercised over foreign inteffer-  nce with metropolitan transit, but the  rogressive majority receives little en-  ouragement from  Westminster,  for  it  !as comprehensive plans of its own for  lectric lines and sub-ways. ���" American  nergy and reserves of capital offer the  est hope for the early solution of the  ransit problem of the central belt, of  .on don.  'Onslow Ford's last work, a memorial  .iblet of John Ruskin, was unveiled at  Westminster Abbey in the presence of  I'ean Bradley and a small company of  rtists, Mrs. Waller S. Everan pulling  ue cloth away and disclosing the bronze  Yedallion above the bust of Scott in the  'oets' corner. It was the anniversary  ���f Ruskin's birthday and Mrs. Severan  Remarked that his motto had been  'Icoday."  > Lord   Dufferin's   condition   remained  ritical at midnight,   with   no   sign   of  batement of his weakness]  Parliament   continues   to   reflect  the  *meral opinion that party strife is ill  dapted to the holiday mood of the cor-  ���aation year,   and   controversial   ques-  |ions are avoided as bad form.   The op-  dsition  front bench  has  repulsed  ehe  vertures  of  the  extreme  Radicals  to  aise a debate on lord Lansdowne's rely to the Dutch note.  !, Closure was sprung upon the harmless  abating exercise   of   talking   out   the  ikrriage of a deceased wife's sister bill.  A fair start was made in discussing  be new rules of proceedure, and while  he opposition is stronger than expected,  Ir. Balfour has made it plain that the  government desires to minister to the  oimfort and convenience of the house,  hid will make any changes which the  jaembers desire.   While the debate may  ie* prolonged  a fortnight or a month,  here can be little bitterness when the  Ministers  seem  barely  half in  earnest  Cnd decline  to  take  a  resolute  stand  /here details are concerned.   The postponement of the question hour and the  arlieThour~of=tfie"Sie^tlrIg^of th-THb'u's'e"  -nay not be retained and even a longer  interval for dinner, with fixity imparted  Ip.the hour, may be rejected as an attempt  to  convert Westminster  into  a  [iov's school.  Veterans of .the commons whimsically  lieclare that tie only group capable of  mending the rules in an effective way  hr the prevention of the waste of time  fnd the obstruction of business are the  ationalists. They understand the  heel and cog in the mechanism of leg-  nation and proceedure, for they have  lade it their business year after year  i interfere with the normal action and  i'ock the work. They could frame the  lies which would tie their own hands,  id deliver the commons from their  *rn conspiracy for making themselves  i disagreeable. They only laugh bend their sleeves when proceeedure is  '.ken in hand, for they understand the  cilitv with which a fresh set of rules  ^n be broken through. There has  ���en no finer irony than Mr. Redmond's  mpathetic expression of respect for  |e English feeling of reverer,-.e for the  jadition of the commons, at the time  K'aen creeping paralysis had overtaken  JThe only question which excites acrid  tscussion  in these stagnant  times  is  t.e purchase of. horses for the army.  }r. Broderick has tried to stave off turner debt by dispensing with the ser-  Jces at Aldershot of the officer charged  Pith receiving a commission on Prus-  [an horses, and promising an enquiry  Jispecting the conduct of another officer  Implicated in the doubtful proceedings.  We  of the most stalwart  Unionists  fisert that he is playing with the sublet and ought to institute a searching  jivestigation into all transactions respecting the purchase of remounts.  'The education bill, which is expected  Jrheh the proceedure debate ends, may  Jring on a strenuous party struggle.   It  Is not known whether this bill, in handing over the control of the schools to  Socal authorities, will make it discretion-  |ary or compulsory for  them  to grant  lid   to   voluntary   schools.    That   is   a  I*|iiestion which may divide the unman-  |i<--cable   government   majority  into   irreconcilable   factions.     The   Irish   land  Ineasnre of small  calibre  promised   by  F.r. Wyndham may also be a source- of  Krouble now that the Ulster Unionists  Jare menaced with a formidable secession movement, headed by T. W. Russell.  ��200,000 Paid for Beef Contract  .LONDON, February 8.���The apparent incompetence and it is claimed, possible dishonesty, -which permeate the purchasing  department of the British army, as revealed this week in parliament, havo  caused a public agitation that augurs badly for tho war oflice. Judging from recent  and promised disclosures, scarcely any ot*  the supplies for the army in South Africa  were secured on business principles. Speculating contractors are now known to  have made hundreds of thousands of  pounds by reselling contracts. The opposition vainly endeavored to get details regarding the new supply of meat announced  by the government in the house of commons, with a view of ascertaining if a saving over the former methods will really be  effected. The government successfully  avoided answering, but the Associated  Press understands that the contract in  question was llrst resold at ��30,000 premium  and then at ��10,000. Then Cecil Rhodes and  the De Beers group handed over,. ��200,00,  and thus finally secured the privilege of securing the troops in South Africa with  fresh meat. These figures are llkey to be  shortly published here and when known will  doubtless add fuel to the fire of public indignation which threatens to center around  the secretary of war, Mr. Broderick, as  viciously as it did around lord Lansdowne  when the latter was sponsor for the early  blunders of the war.  A dozen or more committees of investigation are now sitting or are in process of  formation. But as the Saturday Review  says: "These are only too often synonyms  of oblivion." "Tlio fact remains," adds the  Saturday Review, "that we have been  swindled on a very large scale."  While these stringent criticisms of the  war oflice are being publicly aired, there  is proceeding beneath the surface a revolt  which threatens to be of even greater importance. The leading-authorities of the  volunteers, including many of the com-  .manders of tho best known regiments, several of them being titled persons and nearly all wealthy, are holding frequent meetings for the purpose of deciding on the  best method of defeating Mr. Broderick being appointed to hear the grievances, only  aggravated matters. The commanders of  the leading regiments had previously  formed themselves into a deputation to  wait on Mr. Broderick and he temporarily  declined to see them, but the secretary of  war stole a march on the members of the  deputation by announcing in the house of  commons that he had appointed a committee of his own in which not one of the dep-.  utation was included. His action created  intense feeling aniong the members of the  deputation who privately declare that the  volunteer" regulations and the "Dead head  committee" were introduced for the sole  purpose of making conscription possible.  Matter Under Investigation  DENVER, February 8.���News today says  that a demand has been made on governor  Orman by secretary of state Hay; at  "Washnglon, for an investigation of the  destruction, last summer, of tha buildings  of William Radcliffe. an Englishman located at the Grand Mesa lakes in this state  by a mob. Radcliffe appealed to British  ambassador Pauncefotu for redress, demanding $55,000 damages of tlie state of  Colorado. The trouble grew out of a dispute between ranchmen and Radcliffe over  fishing privileges and culminated in the  killing of a ranchman named Womaek by  one of Radcliffe's guards. A few clays later  his buildings on the lakes were destroyed  by fire, claimed to have been done by the  friends of Womaek in revenge for his  death. The matter was originally referred  to governor Orman early'in January, and  according to'the news, a.-communication  from secretary Hay has just been received  asking what has become of it.  the boy's mother about the matter. Young  Kohler, thoroughly frightened and evidently believing that he was going to be sent  to the penitentiary, stepped into the next  room, picked up a shotgun, placed tho  muzzle to his forehead and pulled the trigger. The top of his head was bown olff.  United Kingdom in a For  .LONDON, February 8.���Snow storms and  fogs envelope practically the the entire  United Kingdom. The weather is the most  severe known for twenty years. For a time  this morning London "was plunged in darkness, traffic was interrupted and navigation on the Thames and Mersey was very  dangerous. The unprecedented snowfall ne-  ccsstated the suspension of outdoor work  in many districts, and vehicular and train  traffic was carried on with the greatest  difficulty. In parts of Scotland and Wales  communication was entlrey blocked.  LONDON THEATRICAL TRUST  DESTROYS $10,000,000 IN  PROPERTY VALUES  ONE THOUSAND FAMILIES HOMELESS IN THE CITY OF PAT-  ERSON, NEW JERSEY  German Press and Lord Pam-cafote  BERLIN, February S.���The critics here  of Great Britain are indisposed to let lord  Pauncefote's note of April 14th, 1S9S, drop  with the explanation cabled from Washington that nothing, unfriendly to _the_United  States was meant thereby. They say the  fact stands that Great Britain did Initiate  a second proposal for a European remonstrance. The explanation that president  McKinley was privy to lord Pauncefote's  purpose and approved the proposal before  it was made, is wholly unaccepted here.  A person in a position to know the opinion  of the German foreign oflice said: "We are  disinclined to discuss lord Pauncefote's  motives. We simply nail the fact that lord  Fauncefote took a step, unpleasant for the  United States, and it was Germany's refusal that frustrated the same. Moreover,  documentary proof that Great Britain took  such a step, exists In the files of the European cabinets.   Mrs. Soffel's Condition Improving  PITTSBURG, February S.���Mrs. Soffel,  who aided in the escape of the Biddies and  was shot in the battle which resulted in  their recapture and death, shows considerable improvement in her condition today.  She is suffering more from mental distress  than from her wound nnd it may Lea week  or more before she can be removed from  the Butler hospital to the Pittsburg jail.  Her husband, ex-warden Soffel, has retained counsel for her defense, but says  he does not want to see her or have any  communication with her In the future. Mrs,  Soffel is receiving letters from all over the  country. Most of. them contain tracts and  advice of a religious nature. When she  opens a letter and '-fhids that it is one of  this character she turns it over to one of  the nurses without reading it. Many letters  are from attorneys, proffering their services free in her defense.  Receiving Some Hard Knocks  LONDON,  February 8.���William Archer,  the dramatic critic and author has taken  up the cudgels on behalf of the American  "Theatrical trust," or rather, against what  he claims to be the absurd criticisms anent  it  which   have   recently   appeared   In. the  .London Times." Mr; Archer points out that  ���he was  the first to denounce the "syndl-  ��� cate's unsuccessful attempt to terrorize the  press,"  and,  that therefore, he cannot be  accused of partiality.  "But," he adds,  "it  makes me a little tired, to- see the syndicate  subjected  to irrational  abuse,  which  can only exasperate its members and'ob-'  scure the real point at issue."  Quoting the London critic, who declared  that   Charles   Frohman   had   reduced   the  theatrical profession from art to a purely  commercial   basis,   Mr.   Archer  says,   "On  what other basis has it ever rester in America or England. .Truly  there have been  frequent instances in London and I dare-"  say America, where theaters have been endowed  in  the    interest    of   ladies   whose  beauty   was,   perhaps,    more   conspicious  than  their  talent.  Even  in these cases,  I  hope   profit  was   sometimes   not' lacking.  Were the American managers in pre-syn-  dicate days, given to embarking in enterprises for the sake' of art, without any hope ���  of profit.  The insinuation that Mr.  Frohman  is  degrading art  is  entirely  unjust.  From the Times the English readers cannot but gather that Mr. Frohman deliberately panders to corrupt tastes, and that  consequently  the  American   stage   is  less  decent and   reputable   than   the   English  stage. If the latter proposition is true and  it is very questonable, the fault certainly  is   not  Mr.   Frohman's.   He  degrades   the  .American stage neither more or less than  than George Edwards, Frank Guerzon and  ia dozen other managers degrade the English  stage.   Were  I  an  American  critic  I  should  warmly support  all  honest endeavors to break down Mr.  Frohman's monopoly,   and   should- remonstrate  with   him  for his really short-sighted neglect of native American art, but I certainly should  not assail him for trying- to make his theater pay.   What else-can he possibly, do?"  Roosevelt Junior Improving  WASHINGTON, February 8.-The following statement was issued at the White  House at noon today: The condition of the  president's son is favorable! The doctors  say that the president should, not go to-,  Charleston, as any time within sixty days  the disease may take a turn for the worse.  The president is also asked not to go to  Groton, as his visit.'might excite the boy.  Advice is, no immediate danger. Owing-, to  the request of the doctors, the nresident  has-abandoned  his  trip  to  Charleston.  Boundary Ore Shipments  PHOENIX, February 7.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���The shipments of ore from the  Boundary mines for the last week were  some what less than usual owing to a  break in the flume of the Granby smelter,  thereby closing the works for three days  in the early part of the week. In detail the  shipments were as followws:  Tons.  3ranby mines  2-':  Mother  Lode   2914  Golden Crown     90  Winnipeg    ���.   tt)  Total  550-  The total shipments from tlie Boundary  for 1902, are 33,702 tons.  Seventeen Year Old Suicide  DECATUR, Illinois, February S.���Because  he did not know how to deposit money in  i bank and had committed forgery, John  Kohler, aged 17, son of a farmer living  near Decatur, killed himself. Kohler had  earned $20 and had come to the city to deposit it. When he stepped in> to the toller's window he presented a check bearing  his father's name. It was a forgery ana  an oflicer was called. He took the boy homo  for investigation. Arriving there the oflicer  stepped into one of the rooms to _talk. to  A Stormy Passage  NEAV YORK, February :8.���The passengers'of the American liner St. Paul, whiclr  arrived at Southampton nearly two days  overdue, had an unusually rough experience with wind, waves and fog, says a.  j..ondoii telegram to the Herald. The vessel  did not sight the Lizard until half past  10 o'clock on Thusrday morning, and it  1 took nearly twenty-four hours from that  time to make port. Foul weather was experienced, from the time the vessel elft  Sandy Hook.       , ���  To Marry a Prince  NEW YORK', February S.���It is rumored  that Miss Helen A. Gorman Wild', an Am-  "eriean^residen t^lr^Parisr-says-ar-Paris "cor-^  respondent of tlie Herald, is] about to  marry prince Eugene of Sweden, if he gains  his father's consent and arranges to resign his right of succession to the throne  of the Bernadottes, as his brother Oscar  did when he made a morgantic alliance.  Prince Eugene is a painter and has lived  in the Latin quarter for many years.  Will Exclude the SpirituliBts  BERLIN, February S.���Emperor William  is so incensed at the spiritualistic movement that he has issued a notification  through the North German Gazette that  all persons in any way connected wit:  spiritualistic faith healers, Christian scientists or kindred cults, will hereafter be  rigidly excluded* from  the imperial  court.  Death of Well Known Divine  ORILLIA, February S.���Rev. Dr. Waters,  rector of St. Paul's church, New Orleans,  died here yesterday afternoon alter an illness lasting since last August. He was 58  years of age and held in high esteem in  this vicinity. -   . .,  ,  Forthcoming Dog Show  NEW YORK, February .S^For the annual bench show of the Westminster kennel club, which will be held in Madison  Square Garden from the 19th to the 20th,  the entry list is the largest by far of any  show ever held in this country.  Lavigne and O'Brien to Meet   -  SAN FRANCISCO, February 8.���"Kid"  Lavigne and Jack O'Brien' have been  matched to fight before the Yosemitc Athletic Club on February 2Sth, at the Mechanic's Pavillion. The men will weigh in  al 134 pounds on  the day  of the contest.  The Fire Extinguished,  PORTLAND, Oregon, j-*ebruary 8.���The  fire on the steamship Tndravelli has been  practically extinguished and it is expected  that the hatches can be removed today  without danger of an outbreak.  Head of Firm Removed  MONTREAL, February S.���Robert Forsyth, for many years head of the Forsyth  Granite Works Company, died this morning after a lingering illness. He was 74  years old.      Sailed His Last Voyage  NEW YORK, February 7.���Thomas Manning, the well known yachtsman and yacht  bulder, is dead in this city from heart disease.    Ruskin Monument Unveiled  LONDON, February S. ���A bronze medallion memorial of the late John Ruskin was  unveiled today in Westminster Abbey in  the j>rosence of a distinguished gathering.  PATERSON, New Jersey, February 9.  ���A fire swept through here today and  in its desolate wake are the embers and  ashes of property valued in a preliminary estimate at $10,000,000.    It burned  its' way through the business section of  the city and claimed as its own a majority of the finer structures devoted to  commercial,  civic,  educational  and religious uses, as well as scores of other  houses.   There was but a'small tribute  of life and injury to the.conflagration,  but hundreds were left homeless, and  thousands without employment.    A relief movement for the care of those' unsheltered and  unprovided, for   has   already been organized, and mayor John  Henchelleffe said tonight that Paterson  would be able to care for her own without appealing to the charity of other  communities   and   states. ' The    great  manufacturing plants of the place are  safe  and   the  community,  temporarily  dazed by the calamity has already commenced the work of reorganization and  restoration.  The fire started at midnight, and was  only checked after a desperate fight  that lasted until late this afternoon.  Every town and city within reach of  Paterson sent firemen and apparatus to  the relief of the city, and it toolO the  united efforts of them all to win the  battle. A northerly, gale gave the conflagration its impetus and carried its  burning brands to kindle the blaze  afresh at other points. The firemen  made stand after stand before the wall  of fire, but were repeatedly, driven back,  and when victory finally came to them  they were begrimmed and exhausted.  An estimate made_from a. general inspection of the'smouldering ruins placed  the number of dwelling and apartment  houses destroyed at 500 and the families  left without shelter at 1000. The estimate, when order succeeds confusion,  may altar those figures.  The fire began its work of far reaching destruction at the power house of  the Jersey City, Hoboken and Paterson  Traction Company, which fronted on  Broadway and extended a block to the  rear of Van Houten street. It was in  the car shed that it commenced and it  was burning fiercely when one of the  employees detected it. It was leaping  through the roof and the gale was lifting it in forks and swirls when the fire  apparatus came clanging into Broadway/Main and Van Houten streets. The  firemen tried to hem it in, but it steadily  crossed Van Houten street in one direction, Main street in another, and gaining vigor as it went, burned unchecked  down into the business district. Every  piece of fire mechanism in the city was  called tout, but fire and gale were masters. A great torch of flames rose high  Jn^the^air^lighting^p^the^cojuMry^for^  many miles and carrying a threat and  warning to people and property in its  path. There were efforts to rescue furniture and stock, but the speed with  which the fire moved gave the rescuers  but little time. Property was often  moved to a place of presumed safety  only to be eventually reached and destroyed. The warning to many was but  brief and they were forced to flee, scantily clad into the streets glazed over  with ice and swept by the keen wind of  vigorous winter.  Main street was soon arched over  with a canopy of fire for a block, and  then for two blocks, as the flames fastened themselves upon building after  buildings. The firemen fought with  every resource of their craft and the impulse of desperation, but the flames  found new avenues in Ellison and Market streets and got beyond all control.  Calls for relief went out to every city  in this portion of the state and jaded  firemen labored on through the hopeless  hours of the morning. The city hall, a  magnificient structure, surmounted by  a great clock tower, finally caught and  with it went all of the splendid business  structures *that surrounded it. They  made a great furnace of fire that burned  with a fierce roar and radiance.of day.  There was a series of explosions and  scores of walls fell when the fire left  them strengthless. Flying fire brands  carried the conflagration over some  buildings and around others and it  therefore burned in an irregular course.  These brands finally cleared the tracks  of the Erie railroad and Ramapoe avenue, and a light on straight streets  started another great area of fire in  which the destruction and desolation  wrought was nearly as great as in the  other.  The second great fire started at the  angle of Park avenue and Washington  street and swept almost unchecked until in those thoroughfares there was no  more fuel. On the right, hand side of  Market street, until it encountered  Sandy Hill colliery, there was no barrier  to check it. On the left hand side of  Carroll street, it claimed St. Joseph's  church, a great stone building. It was  on this second great fire that the volunteer firemen from the outside cities did  their most heroic work. They fell  back only when they had to. The final  and one of the most desperate fights  of the day occurred in the mid-afternoon, back in the first area at the Ham  ilton club,   situated   at   the   corner   of  Church and Ellison streets.   The handsome club  house   caught and  the  exhausted firemen were rallied around it.  They were anxious to save the structure  and besides failure meant that the fire  might take headway among the properties adjoining the  club house.    The  building was doomed, however,  but a  torrent of water kept  the   fire  to   the*  premises.    The four walls of the club  house stood, but the roof collapsed ahd  the interior was completely burned out.  Paterson rests in a valley and the conflagration   was   an   imposing  spectacle  from the rim of hills that wall it in.  Columns of flame climbed high in the  air and shed their light for miles.   Hundreds of persons hurried into the city  before daylight to watch the work of  destruction  at   close   range.    The  fire  became a great popular spectacle that  claimed patrons   from   New  York  and  every outlying   town   ln   New  Jersey.  They crowded the regular trains of the  railways   operating  through   here   and  compelled   the   dispatching   of   extra'  trains.    Once in the city they crowded  around the firemen and hampered them  in their work.  Police lines were impossible.   In the  crowd came   thieves   and   looters,   but  there was not much pillaging.    Under  orders   from   governor   Franklin   Murphy, who hurried here from New Jersey,  "A," "C," "K" and "M" companies of  the  5th  National  Guard assembled at  their armories and were held as a reserve force.   The police, deputy sheriffs,  hundreds of special watchmen and firemen united in protecting property during the day, and when night came, an  order was given   closing   the   streets.  Despite these precautions of the authorities, there was much confusion in the  streets at night.   The fires left the city  in darkness.    Hundreds of belated visitors  crowded  around  the  depots  and  struggled in the dark for places in the  overcrowded trains.   The street railway  system was severely impaired through  the injury of its wires.   Early in the day  the mayor issued an order forbidding  the sale of liquor, but it was not obeyed  and there was considerable drunkeness.  Three relief-meetings were held during the afternoon, the principal one was  attended by governor Franklin Murphy,  mayor John Hicheffer, and recorder B.  S. Enior, who under the city's charter  is fire marshall.   In a few moments $800  was handed to the mayor for immediate  use,"but the chief magistrate said that  while the city had suffered a terrible  visitation, he was in a position to say  there was very little distress.   Two relief quarters were established,  but up  to.a late hour no applicants had visited,  one, and only a few had been attended  at. the   other.     Special   deputies   were  sworn in by the sheriff and sent to the  burned districts to protect life and property.  Scores of people were hurt and burned,  but the loss of life is not thought to be  great. There are many persons supposed to be missing, but in the excitement and fright most of these are supposed to be separated from their families and friends. Until order is brought  out of the chaos which existed here today nothing definite can be known.  Rueben Isleh, while serving coffee to  the exhausted firemen, was hit on the  head by a falling brand and it is doubtful if he will live; George Fitzmaurice,  a fireman who has been acting as driver  for fire chief Stagg, is also dying. He  was driving: an engine from Passaic,  when the horses bolted, and before he  could get them under control they  brought the aparatus against an electric  light pole, and Fitzmaurice, who had not  waited to strap himself in, was hurled  out upon his head. There is no chance  of-his livingr=A-Mrsr-Brownr-wh'o=it-was^  said was over 80 years old, was removed  from her residence just two doors froH  where the fire started in the car sheds.  She was taken to the residence of a  friend nearby shortly after midnight,  and died about an hour later. It was  said her death was hastened by the excitement consequent on her hasty removal to a place of safety.  the ship and the wind was biterly cold.  The Cunard Lucania reacher her dock  here today. Captain MacKay reports  fine weather all the way across until he  reached the eastern edge of the banks.  ��From there they had a lively gale all  the way. The operator in charge fof the  Marconi plant on the steamer held a  wireless telegraph talk with the Umbria,  in mid ocean, for several hours, and  over 100 telegrams were interchanged,  to be sent from the Lizzard and Nantucket light ship to friends of passengers. Sir Charles Cameron, bart., a  former M. P., was a pasenger ton the  Lucania. He is the father-in-law of  commander Clifton Slater^ of the British naval ship Condor, and is going to  Esquimalt to join his daughter, Mrs.  Slater.  FEAR REBELLION  AN ALARMING DISPATCH  FROM DUBLIN  DEWET SUFFERS SEVERELY  THE PHYSICAL FORCE PABTY 18  NOW IN THE SADDLE  IN IRELAND  Lost Close Upon 300 Men  LONDON, February 9.���-From .Wolve-  hdek, lord Kitchener   has   today  telegraphed a long description of a combined movement-of the numerous British columns with the object of securing  general   Dewet.    Lord  Kitchener  says  the advance began the night of February 5th, the whole force moving from  various direction and forming a continuous line of  mounted  men  on- the  west bank   of  the  Liobenbergs,   from  Frankfort as far south as Fannieshome,  and thence to Kaffir Kop.   The line then  advanced to the west, and the following  night the British encountered with their  outposts fifty yards apart.    They held  the line from Holland on the Heilbron-  Frankfort   block-house   line   to   Dorn-  klopf on the Kroonstadt-Lindley blockhouse line, while the columns were also  working in advance of the  block-house  lines to prevent Dewet's crossing.   The  advance   was   continued   February   6th  and Dewet was within the inclosure, but  realizing   his   position   he fordered  his  men to disperse and seek safety during  the night.', Dewet himself,  with  some  men and a number of cattle, made for  the     Kroonstadt-Lindley;    block7house  line, and at one o'clock in the-mon* in-*;,  when it was very:dark, by rushing his  cattle   at   the   fence   broke   his   way  through the line,   mixed  up   with  the  cattle  and  escaped,  losing  three men  killed.  Many attempts' were ��� made to break  through the line ton the 'night of February 7th,^reports lord Kitchener, the line  of outposts being attacked at various  points throughout the night. But very  few escaped, and ten dead Boers were  picked up in the morning near Heilbron.  "I did not get exact details of the Boer  casualties," continued lord Kitchener,  "but as far as I have ascertained they  consist of 283 in killed, wounded and  prisoners, as well as about 700 head of  horses and many cattle. Our casualties  were only ten."  WAS SCALDED TO DEATH  Gold Baicks inlOntario  RAT PORTAGE, February 9.���The  Imperial bank window was the centre  of attraction this morning, for upwards  of $20,000 in gold bars, the cleanups  from the Mikado and Black Eagle  mines, were exhibited there. A Black  Eagle brick, which was the product of  22 days running, is a very large one,  and manager Paterson says it is highly  satisfactory to him and demonstrates  clearly that there is plenty of gold in  the old region. He has plenty of ore In  sight to keep his 30-stamp mill running  continuously and from now on will  clean up monthly. He believes the  Black Eagle will be a dividend payer  from now on. The Black Eagle Mining  Company, of London, England, took  'over the mine last spring and spent a  large sum of m'oney in building a new  mill. Manager McMillan reports everything running smoothly at the Mikado.  ���They have plenty of ore in fright, -and  the veins give every promise of permanency.  Two Atlantic Liners in Port  NEW YORK, February 9.���The Philadelphia, of the American line, which  arrived today, broke the record for having the longest communication with the  land by means of Marconi's wireless  telegraph system. At noon on Saturday,  February 1st, the ship was a few miles  off the Lizard. Messages were then exchanged and the telegraphing was kept  up until niiihii'-ht of the following day,  when the- >!. .liner was 150 miles from  land. On account of the severe weather  the Philadelphia had to put into Cherbourg, where she was delayed for over  10 hours. The Marconi system was  working while the vessel was lying t'o,  the signals at all times being perfect.  Captain Mills said ho had never experienced such weather before as that  which was met on the voyage. The  waves continually washed the decks of  Finned Under the Engine  VANCOUVER, February 9��� [Special  to The Tribune.]���The Seattle-Vancouver express arrived four h'ours late this  evening having been delayed by a  smashup just south of the boundary line.  A landslide occurred near a small lake  early this morning, and the freight  train of the Northern Pacific ran into it  The=locomotive=was"badly~smashed"and:  a fireman named Hoelig scalded to  death. He was pinned under the engine  by his right arm, and begged the trainmen to cut 'off the arm with an axe in  order to save his life. A man was sent  for an axe but before it could be secured  the boiler exploded, and no one could  reach the engine because of escaping  steam. The fireman was dead when finally reached.  Strong Exclusion Act  NEW YORK, February 8.���Former  governor Budd, of California, is in this  city, after having testified in Washington before the committee in charge of  the Chinese exclusion bill. The failure  of the Kahn-Mltchell Chinese exclusion  bill to pass before the end of the session, he says in an interview, will mean  the extinction of the present treasury  regulations for the transit of Chinese  across this country, and will mean a  great influx of Chinese before the opportunity to enact restrictive legislation  occurs" again.  "The Khan-Mitchell bill now before  the house is so framed," continued governor Budd, "as to provide for tbe most  humane treatment of those Chinese permitted entry into this country and it  excludes perfectly all Chinese coolies  and laborers of all sorts. It is a bill  against which nothing can be said, and  there is no other bill under considers  tion which can in any way compare  with it for effectiveness. If enacted into  a law, it will fulfil all the purposes for  which it was drawn and will prevent  the entrance into this country of the undesirable element aniong the Chinese.  It makes adequate conditions for the  transit of Chinese across the country  under treasury regulations now in force,  and which have been considered effective heretofore."  An Absconding Librarian  HAMILTON, February 9.��� IX. T. Lance-  field, librarian of the public library, and  who has also acted as secretary and treasurer of the library board, hai skipped out,  for parts unknown, and although it i.s  known that there i.s a considerable delicit  ln his (���/.���counts, the extent Is not yet  known. 11 is said that Luntvfk-ld has been  drawing double salary by getting his snl-  .1.1 -y checks sinned by the chairman ono day.  and a like check by the other member of  tho library board, who, alon**; with the  chairman, was authorized to sign same, another day.  LONDON, February 8.*���A dispatch to  the Pall Mall Gazette from Dublin, declares that the firmly rooted belief, in  influential circles is that nothing short  of a revolution is meant by the United  Irish League, and-that the advocates of  constitutional methods are slowly but  surely giving way to the strong physical  force section. According to the correspondent, lord Salisbury's speech of Wednesday last before the Union Constitutional club, leads people to hope that  the government has at last learned the  lesson that Home Rule cannot be killed  with kindness, and; that it has become  aware of the terrible havoc worked by;  the league throughout Ireland.  The correspondent adds: "Irishmen,  who have just returned from the United  States, aver that no support will be  given to the disloyal cause unless the  discussions and scenes in parliament  give place to something more active in  Ireland itself. The American end of the  campaign is being run by men who are  of the same stamp as Finerty, who recommends dynamite and rifles. Young  Ireland is being taught to believe in  the coming storm and to openly speak  thereof with enthusiasm. The policy of  kindness has, convinced tho peasantry  that the reign, of the;British is almost  at an end, and in truth the British statute book is already suspended, and the  court of the league is supreme."  Twelve' Burned in. St. Louis  ST. LOUIS, February 8.���Fire broke out  at 3:30 a. m. in the Empire hotel,*at Olive  and Beaumont streets. Twelve bodies have  been taken out.  ST. LOUIS, February 9.���An early morn-  Ing fire which destroyed the Empire hotel,  a large three story lodging- house at 2700  Olive street, occupied by men exclusively,  daused the death of eleven persons, and  dangerously injured eight others. Ten or  more had narrow escapes from death in  the fire or were more or less Injuted by being frostbitten. It is estimated that there  were between thirty-five and forty persons in the building last night, and It is  believed all have been accounted for. It is  thought that $20,000 will cover the damage  to the building and contents. The ilro  started about 3:30 when but few persons  were abroad and had gained considerable *  headway before it was discovered. "When  the engine finally reached the scene, the  whole front of the building was In flames.  By that time all who had escaped had  got out of the building by jumping from  the windows or climbing down ropes made  of bed clothes. A few escaped from the  ground floor through the front door. Almost every person who got out suffered  seme Injury or was frostbitten. Some  saved their clothing, which they carried  in their hands. After some delay nearby  houses were opened to the unfortunates  and they were given shelter from the biting cold weather. It was one of the coldest nights of the winter, the ground being  covered with ice and snow and everyone  suffering from exposure. After a short  fight the firemen got the flames under control and with the assistance_of thepoHce,   "made a search of the "ruins. Most of the  bodies of the victims were found in their  rooms, where they were suffocated or  burned.          Resembles the Durant Case  SAN FRANCISCO, February 9.���A mysterious murder, resembling In some features the noted Durant case is now puzzling the police department of the city.  The body of Nora Fuller, a 16-year old  girl, who disappeared from her home on  January 11th, was found lying naked on a  bod in an untenated house on Stutter street  yesterday afternoon. The girl had been  dead some time, as decomposition had set  In. There was nothing in the house to Indicate the means used to take her life, but  the posture of the body, and its condition,  together with the disorder of the room  indicated that the girl had been murdered.  An autopsy disclosed that death was duo  to natural causes. The city chemist is examining the stomach or the girl for evidences or poison. Nora Fuller left home on  January 11th and met a man known as  John Bennett, in responce to an advertisement for a girl to take care of a baby. She  met the man at a restaurant, and thereafter all knowledge of her was lost. On  January Sth the house where the body was  found was rento a man giving the name of  found was rented to a man by the name of  Bennett and Hawkins tally, and it is  thought that the two names were aliases  of the same man.   Insuring Against Smallpox  LONDON, February 8.���With the increase in the number or cases of smallpox, London's population is flocking to  insurance offices in order to get insured  against the epidemic. In the history of  Lloyd's, no such plethora of insurance  was ever recorded as has arisen on account of the present scare. Some financial men have been insured for as much  as ��7000 against the risk of catching  smallpox, but the average policy is about  ��200.  The Outlook says: "The medical reports infer that Xlay or June will be the  worst months. If this is true, it will bo  a serious menace to the success of the  coronation festivities."  Greenwood Local News  GREENWOOD, February 9.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Rev. Hedley, of Rossland, is here exchanging Sunday services with Rev. W. A R'obins, now visiting Rossland.  The Phoenix curlers beat Greenwood  local rink on Friday. In the afternoon  the score were Phoenix 24, Greenwood  11. In the evening, Greenwood 16, Phoenix 11.   Phoenix thus won by 8. shots, j asa��iSBSa!S��=3M��)  THE NELSON TBIBUKE: MONDAY MOKNUSTG, FEBRUARY 10, 1902.  r?'  Mi  lilj!  1  ���'!���  .1!  urn  I  i  Ml:-!  iu* .. ***ifi  ft  (IV  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  BARGAINS  Opera Flannel; Blouses, Silk Skirts, Ladies' Jackets, Golf Capes, Ladies' Costumes and Furs at largely  reduced* prices.  We do not often advertise seecial reductions but  when we do they are genuine.  No inferior goods are bought by us and offered  as so-called bargains.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  *%&g&&^  WsxQfo$&mm  SUBSCRBP TION, .RATES..;  Dally by.mail, one inbnth $_ 50.  "Daily by--mall,- three-months .,   Daily by mail, six months    DaUy by mall,'one year.....   Semi-weekly by mall; three-months  Semi-weekly - by- mail, six. months^v.  Semi-weekly by mail, one.year.--...-.  Postage to Great Britain abided.  ADVERTISING  RATES.-  Dlsplay advertisements run regularly  per inch per month'. .......ft 00  If< run less than a month) per-Inch, per  insertion;; ..���������.   Classified Ads and Legal. Notices, per  word for flrst* Insertion. ..............  For   each1; additional- insertion,-  per-  word   Wholesale   and   Business.-  Directory  Ads (classified*) per line,'per; month.  Notices- of -meetings of'Fraternal Societies and Trades ;TJnion*3,t per line,  per-month     25  125  2 60.  5*00"  60-  100/  2 00  25  1  ' V.  50.  in.a large  province   like   British   Columbia.  The Fountain Pen  is today looked upon as a necessity by  all business and professional men. It is important that the  pen be perfect. We sell all the standard  makes���"Swan," "Waterman," "Parker," "Turney" and others. Our own  experience of years in the use and sale  of Fountain Pens satisfies us that the  "Swan" has merit over all others; in  fact that it is a perfect pen. Prices  range from ?3.00 to $6.00, the difference  being purely one of size, not of quality.  We guarantee every pen we sell, and  will gladly refund the money paid for  it if it does not more than please the  purchaser. Pens for special uses and to  suit all hands.  MORLEY & LAING  B00KSELLEKS AND STATI0NEES  BAKER STUB BIT. NELSON. B. O.  Showrooms Mason & Kirch Pianos.  isting. circumstances it must reject  through being obliged to conserve British Columbia's smelting interests.  SULTAN'S LIFE OF TERROR  %  Address; all letters���  THE -TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, Ltd;  John-Houston, Manager; Nelson,. B. C:  *  *  ���i*  *  *  NOTICS3 TO SUBSCRIBERS  BY  CARRIER.  ���M"M"H"MvM��M"I-  *  On- Saturdays next ���. subscriber*- -f<  whoBeivTrlh-unea: are deliveredjbyi *���  carrier will be expected.to.pay, -f,  th&jw-rrler.-IWrEN-T-x-GENTS;, the ,��� *,  subscription price for; the ^cwrenti ���h.-  week. *  pji  There is a difference of some- 50,000  between; the figures; which the federal  census bureau gives a-representative of  the population of the city.of Toronto.-and;  the figures which the people, of T.oronto,  say. are approximately  correct    Much  dissatisfaction   was, expressed, by, the.,  people of' Toronto when, informed; that:  the increase of. their. city- for .��� the - past,  decade, had: been but, 2,6,751, and that,  they.did:not.number-all told1 more than;  207,971 souls.   Since,:then>;hO"weveri the  Might directory company, has; brought:  out its latest-issue.    This volume.contains some 94,335 names, the increase,  for the decade being 25;243'as icompared  with the publication 1892..   Aft;is well.,  known, however, all- names do not; go  into directories, so that when:the Might1  ���company-shows;*an=increase::ofr25";243.*;in;t  the. number of; persons of a given age-  within ten years it is reasonably certain that the census return of an increase of but 26,751 in the number of  persons of all ages is manifestly incorrect.   One method of estimating population  from  directory  returns,  and  one:  which is.conceded to be safe, is.:to multiply, the  names, in the directory- by,  2 3-4.   If this is followed in the case of  the latest issue of the Might:directory it.  will-give Toronto an indicated population of 259,420 of 51,459 more than the  number credited to the city, in the last  census returns.    It begins to look as if  there were good grounds for: the com-r  plaint that Ontario and the West were,  given considerably the worst of. it* by-the  federal census officers.    A few experli  ences of this nature will:not be unprofitable, however, if in the end it stimulates  the different- provinces into undertaking  the work of enumerating.   While it* is  not assumed that the federal authorities  would  accept the provincial  enumeration, still.it cannot be denied that the  knowledge that there was a good check  upon them would make the federal. enumerators , more careful in, their work.  In the case of:British.Columbia the pro-r  vincial government has entered upon a  crusade for better terms from the Dominion in the matter  of  its  per   capita  grant, while at the same time it has  taken no steps to ascertain whether or  not the province is  receiving its  due  under   the   existing   arrangement,   or.  whether the census returns are correct  upon which its per capita grant will be  based for the next ten years.   The taking of the census in a province like British Columbia is not   a   work   of   such  magnitude as should frighten its legislature, nor would its cost be out of proportion to its probable advantages.    If  a compact city like Toronto has  lost  50,000 from its population through careless    enumeration,    what    possibilities  there are for shrunken census returns  j   Both of the political parties in Ontario  ���and Manitoba are fighting shy of the  prohibition issue. The politicians are up  against the real thing, and prefer votes  to moral support.   With them prohibition is merely one of the, issues, and  they do not relish having, all their eggs  in one basket.   Even those' who personally favor prohibition are averse to giving the. issue undue, prominence in view  of the effect, such action may have upon  their candidature.   Past experience has  demonstrated that prohibionists develop  more strength in public-meetings than  at;the polls.   The. most striking evidence  of this: is furnished in: the province of  Manitoba.    It is not so very long ago  since a representative prohibition meeting in  Winnipeg,  almost unanimously  refused to even hear the explanation of.  a provincial cabinet minister as to why  the new provincial liquor law was not  enforced.    This   would   indicate  a  remarkably strong prohibition sentiment,  and it is conceded that prohibition sentiment . is as strong, if not stronger, to  Manitoba .than in' any other province in  1898-of giving-some indication of their  prairie, province had an opportunity in  1898 of giving some, indication- of the  strength  upon a  clean-cut prohibition  issue.   Was that the result?   In spite of  their, organization,  and  other  advantages,, they were only: able to, muster 18  votes;, in; favor of - the measure out of  every. 100��names upon the voters' list.  Politicians in office are not looking for  combinations    which    cannot   promise  more, than eighteen per cent of the vote;  nor will the politicians whom the fortunes of war find out of office, for the  ^time, risk their chances of getting back  "by. and ihard-and fast alliance with the  "; cold -water party;   The approaching ref-  . erendum upon ��� the prohibition issue in  ������Manitoba and Ontario willbe interesting  only as-an index to the state of public  feeling today, as compared with public  feeling upon  the  question  four  years  ;ago..    Some  of the. newspapers  in  British  Columbia are; laboring.to create the impression, that the possibility of a fuel  famine in the smelting districts of the  province, is a bogey man.conjured up  by the  management  of   the   Canadian  .-Pacific Railway Company, and that the  ������Crow's Nest Coal Company is in shape  [to meet all demands made upon it.   If  this contention is correct what explanation have these newspapers to offer to  jthe letter of D. Miller, second vice president of the   Great   Northern   railway,  ���Iwhich appears in another column?   Put  ���Jit-into plain language, the statement of  jjMr. Miller is that the fuel supply for the  i; British Columbia smelters is only main-  'tained by. the refusal of the Canadian  i Pacific Railway Company to supply cars  Jfor hauling ore to American points un-  jtil the requirements of the provincial  smelters are  met.    That  through this  action of the Canadian road  the coal  company, controlled by James J. Hill,  was obliged to cancel one order of 40  cars of coal per day, and that there is  no prespect of relief from the domination of-the Canadian Pacific until the  Great Northern line is. completed to the  coal; fields in May.    This statement of  the Great Northern's vice president was  not made off hand, but as he states, upon  an  investigation  of the  situation.    If  Mr. Miller knows what   he   is   writing  about, the situation of the British Columbia smelters   is   even   graver   than  many were inclined to think.   Between  now and May they can depend upon a  sufficient fuel supply by reason of the  policy of the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company, which withholds cars for export coal and coke until local demands  have been met.   But after May, the Canadian Pacific will be unable to protect  them, for. the   reason   that   the   Great  Northern railway will have its own connection  with   the coal   fields,   and   its  own cars, and the coal company will be  free to accept business which under ex-  A Prisoner in Eis Palace  The sultan of Turkey is literally a prisoner in his own palace, says the Chicago  Sunday Chronicle. He dares not venture  outside its walls for fear of assassination.  He is surrounded within its walls with  every safeguard that ingenuity can demise, yet even there he is never free from  the haunting fear that some of his satraps  may prove disloyal and mix some poisonous potion with his food or drive a dagger in his heart as he moves from one department to the other. At the present time,  however, he Is possessed of a new fear.  Custom and law compel him once a year  to make a pilgrimage to the shrine of Mohammed at Stamboul, there to kiss the  mantle of the prophet which is sacredly  preserved in a shrine erected for the purpose. At mid-Eamazan all rulers of Turkey  must perform this religious duty of forfeit  forever their standing as faithtul Mussul-  men. It is the one day in the year that  Abdul Hamid will move out of his palace  at Yildiz Kiosk, and. he does it only because Islam requires the visit to be made  during Kamazan, the Moslem Lent, a  month  corresponding with  our December.  During the first few years of his reign  tho present sultan showed himself from  time to time to his people. But since the  unfortunate ending of tlie Russo-Turkish  war, for which he felt himself guilty, and  since his flrst acts of violence and cruel  suppressions, which began about that time,  and. above all, since the mad attempt ot  A ii-Souav! ��� that audacious partisan of  Mourad, who, at the head of a handful of  men, forced the gates of Tcheragan palace, intending to drag forth a.dethroned  emperor, and was massacred with all his  companions���Abdul Hamid has gradually  kept away from the palace. Since then, isolated from the rest of the universe on the  heights of Yildiz, defended by thick walls,  barracks and body guards, the voluntary  captive, in spite of the precautions with  which he is surrounded, supports with (lif-  nculty  an   existence   filled  with  suspicion  Ll%o some 'idea can be had of the anguish  which seizes his soul when he is compelled  once a year to emerge from his retreat  and come in close contact with, the crowd  he fears and to pass through the city nej  abhors, in order to attend the ceremony of  Hirkai-Cherl���adoration of the cloak of the  prophet and other sacred relics.  i-lie grand religious festival is held at  Stamboul, at Top-Capou palace, which-.is  situated a considerable way from Yildiz.  Th<* distance incommensurable to tne unhappy sultan, cruelly haunted as he is by  a fixed idea of dangers to which tins accursed pilgrimage exposes him There, is  not the slightest doubt but that he. would  have done away with it long ago if he had  dared touch a time honored custom in the  ey��s of the people. But, thus compelled_by  tradition, he submits to the ordeal with a.  terror that he plainly shows long before  the 15th day of Ramazan, the day fixed  for the ceremony. ��.���'��������,  Almost in a state of panic owing to the  master's apprehensions, his minister of police, his courtier and spies endeavor to.  surpass each other in a show of their zeal,  and dream of nothing but conspiracies and  .^A* month in advance all the secret and  official police is on foot, and as the fatal  dav draws near the precautions are ;-e-  doiibled. A large number of the houses on  thf route that the imperial procession will  take are the objects of the most minute  searches, and their occupants, who are all  entered on the police registers, are strictly  .fc.rbiddcn^to^appear^atJlielr^windowSiU-vtir  his majesty has passed. An order is issued  fo*- all gunmakcrs to close their.shops on  n*at day, and, it hardly seems credible, all  the pharmacists and druggists are ordered  to remove from their shops the Inflammable or explosive substances they, may  have in stock.  Because of tho explosive properties of  chlorate of potassium the importation of  this drug into Turkey was prohibited a few  years ago. Yet the druggists and pharmacists have gained permission to import  small quantities of the drug for medicinal  purposes. This quantity has been strictly  limited so that it could not be put to any  Illegal use by those handling it. But as it  is possible that the respective supplies kept  on hand by the 230 pharmacists and druggists of the capital might all be procured  bv a regicide and used in an attempt on  the sovereign on the morning of the ceirew  niony of Hlrkai-Cherl orders were issued  to the police to visit all these pharmaceutical establishments nnd seize the jars  containing the chlorate potassium. The  raids had to be made at the same time, so  recalcitrants could not hide their chlorate.  These operations took place, and thus has  once more been conjured the danger always  apprehended on the occasion of the pilgrimage of his majesty to Top-Capou.  The  day  of  the  ceremony,   early  in the  morning, the quarters of Bechiktach, Gal-  ata and Stamboul present unusual animation. Gangs of workmen work feverishly to  throw over the streets and bridges���which  are   always   repaved   for   the   occasion���a--  thick laver of sand*, engineers, accompanied by police, make a minute inspection of  the sewers, water and gas pipes and every  possible   place   that  could   be  mined.   Tho  streets are double lined with  troops, who  are' to form a double barrier between the  padisha and his people, but if this human  barrier were not there it would be difficult  if not Impossible, for Abdul Hamid's subjects to catch a glimpse "pf their sovereign.  Crouching   at   the   back   of   a   victoria-  he never rides in a closed carriage,  fearing not to be able to get out quick enough  in case of accident���the    raised    hood   of  which conceals a steel shield between the  outside   leather  and  the  cloth   lining,   the  sultan, with his two magnificent horses at  full gallop,, passes like the wind, surrounded  by  a living fortress of aides^Je-camp  and  courtiers,  who hide  him  almost completely from the gaze of the crowd. Usually  his   favorite  son,   prince   Burhaneddin-  *-<"ffendi, is seated on his left, and opposite  him   formerly   sat  marshal   Ghazi   Osman  Pasha,  the illustrious defender of Plevna,  who died last   year.    The   marshal    owed  this honor less to the affection or favor of  his master than to the popularity lie liim-  ���30lf enjoyed, as in the sultan's eyes he presented   a   certain   guaranty   of   protection  and security for his own person.  For the last few years even this rapid  gallop across the city has been considered  too dangerous, and on the advice of his  former minister of police, Na*;in Pasha,  Abdul Hamid fellows a new itinerary to  Top-Capou, which avoids crossing the  Karakcui bridge. He first goes in the carriage as far as the Dolma-Bagtche palace,  where ho embarks In his steam launch, the  Teclirilio, which takes him to the Polntc  du VIcux Serail. The police in the meantime do not lessen their vigilance in tha'  to  9\  9)  to  to  to  9*  to  to  to  to  =, to  9\  NEW SPRING  AND SUMMER DRY  GOODS ft  to  to  9\  Just received a large importation direct from- manufacturers the following lines of new spring and summer dry goods.  An immense assortment of Valenciennes, Guispure, Touhean, Chantilly, Spanish and Real Laces in the  leading shades and latest styles. Swiss, Lawn and Nainsook Embroideries. White Dimities, Organdies, Victoria, Patises, Bishop, and Linen Lawns. New Zephyr Ginghams, Prints, Sheetings, Pillow Cottons,* Table  Linens. Twelve Bed Spreads at special low prices. New Ribbons, Dress Goods, Blouse and Dress Silks ahd  Trimmings. We have also received our complete stock of Whitewear, which we will offer at special prices at  our annual Whitewear sale commencing on Wednesday next. All the above lines are new and just opened up  for your inspection.     Just received a small assortment of Ladies' Sailor Hats, white and black and Chiffon shapes  9\  9\  to  to  m  & GO.  '<&:  36  BAKER   STREET  to  to  to  9\  9}  9\  9\  9\  to\  to  m  NELSON,   B.O.~  0���9  ^S^jSf. 0Sf ��� 0f, '^''_T''_^LlSS���__^m���i'���^-tSm '���X'���X~'^-**^',-'Sm!.i *^m\*1mm^'^m\'^fmm\'mm\'mm\~ 15?- * ^* ^"** * r^* ^^ ��� ^^-* ^^ ��� ^ 2m0-'������\  * ^. 5^" 5-5/^''5i!' *�������**, *^k" "^,:^^* ><^''^K* *��������> v*^k�� *^^ ��� ;5?*"- .00.00.0m* .00.00. ^^���^���^���^5-35.-'^5-*5��^5"^5��^5'^5"'^^'"  streets of Gaiata and. on the Karakeui  bridge, for no ��� one is supposed, nor does  anyone know exactly until his majesty's  departure, which route It will please him  to take. The sultan prefers, to leave, thel  public in the dark by making preparations  on two or three routes at once. This prevents the crowd from massing In-too great  numbers on any route that he.might pass.  As soon as he disembarks at the Pointe  du Serail the padisha gets into another1  carriage, which drives rapidly through the  Babi-Houmayoun . gate of tho Top-Capou  palace and draws'up in front of the. Babi-  Seadet (Gate of Happiness). Here the sovereign-alights, and followed by the high  dignitaries and functionaries of the state,  proceeds to. the sanctuary where.the sacred  relics are  carefully .guarded.  Then "the ceremony begins. In the vast  hall, in which float rare perfumes from-the-  burning censors, the sultan raises with  his own hands thf sumptious shaw.ls making the cloak of (he prophet. During this  time ohoirsters and reciters chant sacred  toxts. Then, at a sign from his majesty,  the grand vizier.- The Shiek ul Islam, and  other high functionaries, pass one by one  before the sovereign. Each receives from  "nis hand a pearl! upon which-is written a  verse from the .koran and which has just  teen sanctified by contact with the holy  'relic. '   "  After the ministers come the turn of the  Imperial princes, of <���hc.ve.lide sultana.and  the ladies of the harem, who arrived long  before his majostr".  At the close of the ceremony, during the  entire time of which the sultan has notj  ceased for a. moment watching the movements a.nd scrutinizing the faces of those  around him���for the fear of an attack does  not even leave him in the sanctuary���Abdul Hamid withdraws to the Bagdad pa-  villion.   Condition of the Church in America  A Boston esimate ot the prospects for  the new: year of American, churches,  represents the- Presbyterians, Method^  ists, Lutherans, Disciples pf Christ,  Quakers and United Brethren as highly  presperous and hopeful. Roman.j Cathi  olics, Jews, Unitarians and Universal-  ists are doing only fairly well. Congre-  gationalists and Episopalians are sufT  fering from conditions due to "a temporal beclouding of the evangelistic emphasis." In the one, intellectually has-  a-one to the extreme, and in the other,  individuality, and this Boston authority  is anxious about them.  "Temporal beclouding of the evangelistic emphasis" is a pretty common  disease nowadays, and whoever got up  so admirable a name for it has reason  to be proud of his worK. It is not exclusively a church disease, but is noticed in politcs, too���yes, even in literature. Take that new poem of Kipling's  for instance. It would be hard to express an impression -that it leaves on  some minds more accurately than by  saying it suggests a temporal beclouding of the evangelistic emphasis in Mr.  Kipling. In his case the imperialistic  emphasis seems to be crowding the other  out, which is a pity; for the evangelistic  emphasis which distinguished his "Recessional" got a more general and earnest response 'than any single note he  ever sounded.���Harper's Weekly.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE eOi  ************************  Coffee Boasters  Dealers m jfla antj coffee  ************************  We are offering at lowest prices the beat  grade ���   -      -   -.  Teas.  ratios o   Ceylon, India,  rest pi  , Chini  a and Japan  Our Best', Mot ha and Java Coffee, per  pound  $16  Mooha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blond Coffee, 4 pounds  I 00  Special E'.end Coffoe, 6 pounds  1 00  Kio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds  I 00  Special. Blond* Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO,  Telephone"177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON;  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON, B.C. TELEPHONE NO. 219,   P. 0. BOX 6tt.  IN PRIZES  FIFTH, ANNUAL  IPRBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICIt AND tllV|E.... . . . .  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  ORDERS m MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  "WINTER  6^KlSiTv^LT  THURSDAY,  FRIDAY,  AND SATURDAY  Mnnqr- M tot" 22  1902  OFFICE:  BAKER STREET WEST; fiElSON, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 818.   P. 0..B0X.6S*.  Cornering Sugar  NEW YORK, February 8.���The board of  trade returns for January, snya a London  dispatch to tha Tribune, confirm the recent  rumors that large stocks of. sugar have,  been imported in anticipation of the forthcoming budget. Imports of sugar during  the month amounted to 5,540,(34 hundred  weight, or about double the quantity imported in January, 1901.'  Grand Hockey Tournament, (for the  senior and junior hockey championships  of the province,) Five Skating: Races,  Six Snoeshoe Races, Ski Running and  Jumping, Garnival Masquerade, Cutter  Races for Pacers or Trotters.  Single fareVfor round trip on all railways. Tickets on sale February 20th,  good to return, until February.24th. For  programmes or^ any information; address H. W. C. JACKSON, Secretary  Carnival Committee, Rossland.  NOTIOE,  Notice Is hereby given that I Intend to  apply at the next'sitting of the board of  licensa commissioners for tho City of Nelson, to be held after the expiration of  thirty days from tho date hereof, for a  transfer of the retail liquor license now  held by ma for the "Grand Hotel." situate  on Vernon street in the City of Nelson, on  tho east half of lot 4, block 2, sub-division  of lot 95, group 1, West Kootenay district,  to John Biomberg of the City of Nelson.  GUS   NELSON.  Witness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  NOTIOE.  IN THE SUPREME COURT OP BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In the matter of the Winding Up Act,  Chapter 129 of the revised statutes of  Canada and amending acts, and in the  matter of the Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  Notico Is hereby given that the honorable  the chief justice has fixed Friday the 17th  day of January, 1902, at the hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon at the Law Courts,  New Westminster, British Columbia, as  iho time and place for tho appointment of  an oilicial liquidator of the above named  company. J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  District Registrar. .  TAX NOTIOE.  Notice   Is   hereby given.   In   accordance  with, the statutes, that provincial revenue  tax,  and all  assessed  taxes  and Income  tax, assessed and levied under the Assessment Act and amendments,  are now due  and  payable  for  the  year 1902.  All  taxes  due and. collectable for the Nelson Assessment District are now due and payable at  my office, situate at the court house, Ward  street.   Nelson.    This  notice,   in  terms  of  law, Is equivalent to a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  HARRY WRIGHT,  Assessor and Collector,  Nelson Postoffice.  Dated at Nelson, 13th January, 1902.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY   ASSAYERS-; SUPPLIES.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.-CORNER OK  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assayers' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.  electrical supplies,  "kootenay   eTTEctrIc   supply   &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  FRSH AND SALT MEATS.   .  P. BURNS & CO., BAKER STREET  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln rresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCRIES.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  lted, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN   CHOLDITCH   &.; CO. ��� FRONT  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONALD & CO.���CORNER OF  Front and Hall Streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, macklnaws, and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET.  Nelson, wholesale, dealers In provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  NOTICES OF MEETIMS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, k k.; A. W. Purdy. Com.; a A.  Brown, P. C.  &  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23. A. F. &���  A. M., meets second .Wednesday in '  each  month.   Sojourning  brethren  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 2*2, F. O. E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday ot*  each month at Fraternity Hall. George'  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison,' necre-  ���,N:t?fjS5NJROYAI* ARCH CHAPTER NO.  12J, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. George John- '  stone, Z.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  ~TUUNElCniEETC^^  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY,  ARCHITECTS.  MINERS' UNION, NO 96, W. F. of M.��� \  Meets  In  Miners'   Union  Hall,  northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley Streets, every  Saturday   evening., at   8   o'clock.   Visiting  members welcome. J.' R. McPherson, presi- !  dent; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale ,  ���� wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men .$3.50, hammersmen J3.26, muck-'  ers,   carmen,   shovelers,  and  other  underground laborers $3.  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNA-  tional Union of America, Local No. 196,  Nelson, B. C. Meets every second and  fourth Monday in each month, at 8 o'clock"  sharp. Visiting members invited. Eli Sut-'  cliffe, president; E. DeMers, secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION -~  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary. '  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council has been pleased to make the following appointment:  STENOGRAPHER. ��� A YOUNG LADY  stenographer, three years' experience,  wishes position. Good references. Apply,  stating salary, to 700 Seventh Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  A.   C.   EWART,  ARCHITECT���ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Bftker Street, Nelson.  DRAYAGE.  ni?URNrXUR^r~PlA^^  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store, Ward Street.  FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  rtew postoffice building, Vernon Street,  Neiaon.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. John Bums, sr..  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS* AND WAITERS' UNION, NO.  141, W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays In each month at  8:30 p. m. sharp. Chris Luft, president;  C. F. Bell, secretary; H. M. Fortier financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary.   P. O. Box 16L zz^^mmmi  ^^���-���^a^^  ���J-*?nwp*=r-r*a-t-:>  THE NELSON TRIBUNE: MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 10, 1902  it  $  BANK OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL. aU paid np 81^000,000.00  RHIST..     7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDHD PROFITS       876 631.61  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  B. S. Cloreton  General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohos In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities ln Canada.  Bay and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfors.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available In any part ef the world.  Drafts Issued. Collections Made. Etc  Saving's Bank Branch  OUBRENT RATH OF INTEREST PAID.  CANADA'S GREAT HIGHWAY  Its Claims for Recognition  Interviewed this morning concerning  the contract recently closed by the imperial government, with the Canadian-  Pacific Railway Company, for the transportation of troops from England via  Canada and the transpacific steamers  to. China and vice versa, George McL.  Brown, executive agent of the railway  company, stated that recently the imperial authorities . had made several  trials of the route, Svith most satisfactory results.  There are many points in favor of. the  transportation of troops via the Canadian route, as compared with the Peninsular .&. Oriental' line. ' For instance,  troops "leaving England for the China station' can be landed in Hongkong well  within twenty-two: days,-, if iiot quicker,������  and-, the men do not suffer 'the" fatigue  incident to the long voyage under tropical skies,; as is the-case via the Suez  canal route';' Recently the C. P. R. has'-  speciaally equipped what are termed kitchen cars, for attachment to all trans-  " port trains. These cars greatly facilitate the smooth running of the commissariat department, and it is therefore  possible to provide better food than in  the ordinary coaches.  Should an emergency arise when it  will become desirable to rush troops  from England to Oriental stations, arrangements can readily be made  whereby the Atlantic ocean, will, be  bridged in five days, the transcontinental run from Halifax to Vancouver  made in four days, and the passage from  this city to Hohkoug made in thirteen  days. Such rapid execution can only  be accomplished by: the Canadian-route.  It is even thought possible that' troops  can be landed in India as quickly, if  not quicker, via Canada than by the-  Peninsular & Oriental route.-,  George McL. JBrown stated today a  fact which is not generally, known, as  it has never been published, and that  is that as long ago as 1S54 the imperial  authorities had considered the Canadian  route to China as the coming highway  for the rapid transportation of troops.  In .that year an oflicer of-the Royal Engineers published a phamphlet showing  the great possibilities of the route, and  on the front cover of the booklet there  appeared a map showing in detail the  line of railway from Montreal to the Pacific ocean, which would be necessary  to construct. Wonderful as it may seem  it is nevertheless,'a fact that the line  mapped out-in 1854 by that officer of the  Royal Engineers is that followed today  by the C. P. R. The route of 1854 ran  from Montreal to the location of North  Bay and along the northern, shore of  lake Superior, through northwestern  Ontario to Winnipeg and thence along  the. boundary line, between, Canada.and  the United States to the Rockies and  crossed the mountains at a point in the  vicinity of Kicking Horse pass. It is  another interesting fact that this old  routei followed the_.XrMgr^.yjver__tg,_...a_.  "place where Mission -Junction now is  and ended at salt water on Burrard Inlet  ���Vancouver���'a city little dreamt of  then.       .:       :  There is but one or two of these pamphlets now in. existence.; one is known  to be in provincial library'at Victoria,-  and the other is one of the most prized  possessions of George McL. Brown.���  The Province.      ' ���  Alien Labor Deportations  According to the annual report of the  ���minister of labor, there were 71 complaints of violations of the alien labor  law between September, 1900, and June,  1901; Of these 64 cases were investigated. As a result of the investigations,  there were found to be no violation of  the act in 48 cases, and in 16 violatio'n  was disclosed. Fifty-two persons were  deported after investigation, and nineteen left voluntarily while investigation  was in progress.  So we see that our friend Ed Williams, inspector under the alien labor  act, has not been altogether idle. But  how.;does it; happen that.no action, has  yet been taken in the case of the miners imported by the Le Roi Mining Company to take the places of its striking  workmen? It is said that the company  brought 600 men from Missouri and put  Qxera to work���and they are still at  ���work notwithstanding the settlement of  -tlie disputes between the company and  its old employes. The strikers- have  yielded to the company's terms, but  most of them are still out, and the  aliens imported to displace them are  still at work.  There is no doubt that the importation of these men' from Missouri was a  violation of the alien labor law. How  is it that action has not been taken to  put the law in force against them and  the company? Can it be that inspector  Williams and minister Mulock arc  afraid to tackle these six hundred bold,  bad miners from "ole Mizzoura," who  carry guns and know how to use them?  ���Hamilton Herald.  Had Never Heard of Bryan  "Bryan told me a good story upon  himself last summer," said representative, Shafroth of Colorado, recently.  "He said that when he began his political    career    he    stumped    Nebraska  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  ���   WITH WHICH 18 AMALGAMATED  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       ���     -     -     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund,       ....  $2,000,000  ACCREGATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000;  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  Qeneral Manager  FERIAL BANK  OIF1    Ca\.l&-?-JDJ-.  Capital (paid up)  Rest  London Office, 00 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York  Offlce, is   Exchange   Place.  and 6*i Branches in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits. Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nolson Branch.  against the Republican candidate for  governor. He uttered all manner of  harsh things against the Republican  nominee, and felt that if he should ever  meet him it would be embarrassing.  After the campaign was over Bryan accepted an invitation to make an address  at Omaha. He was somewhat discon-  cerned when he saw the governor on  the platform, and dreaded meeting the  man whom he liad so savagely denounced.1 The chairman of the committee on  programme introduced the singers and  speakers to the governor, who, in turn,  presented them to the audience.  "'Introduce William J. Bryan,' suggested the chairman to the governor,  when Bryan's turn came.  " 'I have the honor, said the governor,  'to present to. you Mr. William J.  Bryan���'    ��� . ,  "The governor paused. 'He did not  seem to know what to say next. Then  he leaned over to Bryan.' 'Are you a  singer" or a speaker?' he asked 'I  speak,' said Bryan.  "'Who* will now make an address,  added the'governor, as he again faced  the audience with the air of relief.  "The governor afterwards told Bryan  that he had never heard of him, nor of  the speeches, which Bryan thought had  stirred the entire state."���Washington  Post. -    AFTER CROW'S NEST COJLL  S2.600.000    $ 1,860,000  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND Preaidont.  D. It WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  Interest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all p��rt of Canada,  United States and Europe.  Special attention given to coll       ns.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  HIS FIRST AND LAST MODEL  The Great Northern's Version  The Canadian Pacific seems to be gobbling up enough of the Crow's Nest coal  output so that the Great Northern is hot  able to get enough to furnish its customers, who are anxious to purchase coal.  It is reported, however;' that the Great  Northern is getting a. supply for the use  of the road.' ,; ���*���"'.  " The Great Northern owns large deposits ,of the .Crow's Nest coal, but,, itv-is.  claimed, is deprived of the use of 'much'  of it, as the Canadian Pacific wiil)'no't  furnish cars by which to transport the  output of the American railway lines.  The Canadian Pacific also, it is understood, is unwilling to let cars be furnished for the purpose of filling outside  orders for this coal until its own orders  have been filled.  Some time-ago there was considerable  discussion in the newspaper world- as to  whicli road would capture the output  from this coal deposit. The Great.  Northern and the Canadian Pacific  skirmished for some time in getting this  matter settled, and finally the Great  Northern was conceded to have gained  control of a large field. This road began  the construction of a line to the helds.  The Canadian Pacific, however, is refusing to give.the other road the coal that  it wants until its own orders are"fiilled.  A letter from D. Miller, second vice  president of the Great Northern, to. a  local dealer thus explains the condi-  tior.= :  , "I. find upon investigation the situation to be that the Canadian Pacific  ,haveJncreased^theiE=,or.(l.er^fori_coaL,tp;  such an extent that the coal company is  not able to fill their outside orders, ahd  the Canadian Pacific will not furnish  cars for outside orders until their own  orders have been filled. Under, these  condition the coal company is powerless.  This company has had an order for 40  cars of coal, per day, but. same has been  shut off.  "I*do not think we can depend upon  any relief until we get our own lino  completed into the coal fields, which I  regret to say, however, will not be in  time for this winter's business, as we  do not expect to have the line completed  before May next."���Spokane Chronicle.  Shepard on Croker  The newspapers estimated, with practical genuis, the danger of scattering  fire and the advantage of a specific target, from which their range should never  be diverted, and which should have  about it a personal and familiar pic|*  turesqueness sure to hold popular interest. This they found in Richard  Croker, the leader-of Tammany hall. In  cartoons, and in the verile and un-  wearidly continuous work of reporters  and editorial writers alike, they held  him up as a heavy, brutal, dull, insolent, corrupt, tyrannical, reckless, unreasoning, absentee, political "boss."  What measure of justification there was  for this it is not within the scope of  this article to enquire. I may say, however, that where, in uur country, with  our secret ballot and free and constant  discussion, one man holds for half a  generation (not for five or six years of  a Tweed, or three or four years' popular  military fury of an Alcibiades) the effective support of great masses of citizens of an industrial and highly civilized community (including for shorter  or longer periods, men of all grades of  wealth, intelligence, and public spirit),  ^o that his will is, or rather seems to be,  "-.heirs, a philosophic observer will probably believe that there are at least some  errors or omission in the portraiture.  If not, then there are many problems,  puzzling indeed, in the history of Manhattan burough, and among them the  nomination of so justly distinguished a  character as Abram S. Hewitt by Tammany hall under the Croker leadership  in 1SS6.���Edward M. Shepard in February Atlantic.  Story of a Paris Studio  Twenty years ago a painter of Paris  achieved success and-fortune bis* painting pretty and effective pictures of the  nude. There was not a salon in which  he did not exhibit. The. picture-dealers  quarreled for his pictures. He turned  out scores of pictures'���and each of them  was a slim girl, who posed in the red of  the firelight or lolled dreaming among  the pillows, or rose radiant and white  from some brook. Now all this meant  that the artist, who had competent  technique, had found the model who fitted his genuis like a glove. He found'the  model who could collaborate with his  talent. And that you know, is the great  thing in painting. -The years went by;  taste changed; people tired of the pic-^  tures; critics told the artist he was "in  a rut". and pelted him with epigrams.  He-changed his style. He went in for-  landscape. He tried portraiture. People  had come to think of him as a man  with a knack of doing only one'kind ot  work, and of that they had tired. Little  by little he dropped out of sight. His  name did not appear in the catalogues,  At first every means of winning a new  success was tried desperately. Gradually  he became reconciled to faliure and was  glad when a mere living could be eked  out. Often this was in question. The  trouble was he could not find his way  again���and he was a man of only a bit  over forty.    ���;  , He had a studio, a gaunt, bare place,  over thev boulevard Edgar Qulnlet. A"  few riionths ago he was sitting there,  staring 'gloomingly at an empty canvas.  A; little ambition:. had flickered up in  him and he was trying to scheme out  a-picture "for the salon; yes, he would  try again;'he would force the doors' of  the salon���the' scenes of his- old triumphs; but with what? He looked at  his old sketches���slim and gracile nudities���studies made long ago; he felt  that he could- paint something in the  mdnner of his youth and-better than.-he  had evei-dorie.: But what subject? '  There was a knock at the door; a little woman came in; she was dressed .in.  shabby finery and, in fact, she was dirty.  Her breath came quick, for she had  climbed. four pairs of stairs, but she  tried to smile coquettishly.  '���' "Do you want a model?" asked the little old woman, holding the door ajar.  ��� The north light came full";upon her;  as the painter looked he could see every  wrinkle in her unwashed, painted face,  the bags under her burnt-out eyes, the  sag in her shoulders and all the tawdy  ribboned rags that shook as she .stood  there trembling on her rheumatic legs;  so grotesque the figure was that in  spite of himself he smiled.  :  The woman answered the smile, but  with such a pittiable attempt at gayety.  She hobbled forward with ghastly coquetry.  "I have not changed much/i she said  brightly. ��� "I can pose as well, as ever."  "You,'it- is: you, Yvonne!".the'painter  Si^fefewJyC w^^-^J^S^.j^Jh^m-jdeL  of his youth who had come up to him  from what black years of sin. and misery he could easily imagine. He put his  hand in his pocket to give her what  money he could spare; then he would  send her away. Yvonne understood.  She sank into a chair and began to sob  ���perhaps until then-she had not realized  how far she had fallen away from her  youth.  "I am not a beggar," she said. "I  came to pose."  The man was touched; memories of  pleasant, and prosperous times they had  spent together arose; he. recollected it  was on her he had bitilt up the fame of  his early days.  "Of course you shall pose," he said  kindly. "There, Yvonne, take your  place on the stand���there!"  She got up, trying to. smile; her draggled hat wobbled on'her gray hair. She  thrust off her coat, and. removed the  waist of her dress. '  "No, no," said the artist;*"that will  do, Yvonne."   *  As she stpod there, pathetic.and abject, he made * his- ��� sketch;' >-for 'many  days after that she Carrie and posed for  him���it was the only way he could help  her. It was,not only for the money; the  work was a tonic for .her. At last the  painting was finished; he put it away  and went, back to his picture for the  salon.   He could make nothing for it.  "We're both failures," he said at last  laughing, grimly. "Yvonne and.I. I'll  send in the study I made of her."  "The Old Model" was the .success of  the year. Its truth and pathos made  it a masterpiece. Today he is as famous as ever, Only now he paints old:  women���faded and pitiable old women  who are comments, at once grim and  sad, on the life of our day. 'And  Yvonne, who was his first model, is his  last.���The Cosmopolitan.  Immigrants Injured  HALIFAX, February S.���-The last car  from the steamship special on the Intercolonial railway containing passengers from the Allen liner Ionian, which  arrived at Halifax at 10 o'clock last  night, jumped the track at Grand like,  about 25 miles out of this city, at an  early hour this morning. Four passengers, Mrs. A. E. Wright, Miss M. Wright,  Master A E. Wright and Miss H M.  Viner, were injured but not seriously.  They were on their way to Montreal.  4K-  &****************************************************^  ft 1890-B8TABLISHBD IN NBL80N-19O2  ft  ft  f Jacob Dover   The Jeweler  Nelson, B. C.  -^'^'m^'^'^'^'^'^'^'^,^'^,^''S��'_��' ^'^^\Jfj0m0. 00. 00. 00 .00.00.00 ._0.m0.���0 .���^ mm*  0m0     ���  " >,W'^''|ft-  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  .to  {to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  9>  to  to  to  J<l>  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  Now that I am through stock-taking I intend to reduce my stock by giving  the public a red net ion of 15 per cent off on the dollar, i invite you all and I  guarantee all goods sold  We have so many different lines that it is impossible to mention them all  but here are a few of them.  Diamond and Pearl Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Silverware, Karn Pianos  and Sewing Machines  Jacob Dover,  "The Jeweler."  *********.************.*********.9i********************.**************��  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  $  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  *  ^^-���^^^���^���^���^^^-^^^���^^������N      ^^^^'00'00'00y'0^'00^-^^'0\y'00'^'^^.^'^rp'  A STEATGHTPOEVABD PLATIOBM.  We believe in giving every person one  dollar's worth for every one hundred cents.  We believe the price should be marked on  each article in plain figures.  We believe In charging for each article  the crice marked.  We believe in selling goods to children  at the same price we sell their parents.  We believe ln exchanging unsuitable or  unsatisfactory purchases for other goods.  We believe in representing goods to be  Just what they are.  We believe we can give you just as good  satisfaction and just as good value .as any  "other jeweler.  If you will favor, us with a share of your  patronage we will use our best endeavors  to deserve your confidence.  In our repairing department we guarantee all our work and agree to repair free of  charge any work which proves unsatisfactory. ,  If Brown said so It's right  January 14th, 1902.  ELM  Hockey Sticks  Boys Sticks    .  Hockey Pucks  Ping rong   ,  , 40c  . 25c  . 35c  $3.20  Canada Drug & Book Co.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lurr-ber Always in  Stoc^  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd.  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VEBNON STREETS  Separate.sealed tenders, addressed to the  undersigned will bo received at this oflice  until Tuesday, February 25th, inclusively,  for tho.construction of tho armories at the  followint places:  1st. Kiivelstoke, B. C.  2nd. Kamloops, Ii. C.  3rd. Kaslo. 11. C.  4th. Nelson, B. C.  Plans and specifications can be seen and  forms of tenders obtained for Rcvelstoko  and Kaslo on application to the postmasters at thoso placos; at Nelson at tho ofllco  of Mr. J. A. Macdonald, architect, Nelson;  for Kamloops. at. the. office of Mr. A.  Thompson, clerk of. wdrks, Kamloops; and  for all the works ��� at the department of  piiblic works, Ottawa.-  Envelopes containing tenders must be endorsed "Tender for armory, Revelstoke;"  "Tender for armory, Kamloops;" "Tender  for armory, Kaslo;" and "Tender for armory, Nelson" respectively.  Persons tendering, are notified that tenders will not be considered unless made on  tho form supplied, and signed with their  actual signatures. ��� .  Each tender.must be accompanied by an  accepted ,check on .a. chartered bank, mado  payable to the order of^the honorable the  minister of public works, equal to ten per  cent (10 p.c.) of the amount of the tender,  which will be forfeited if the party decline to enter into a contract when called  upon to do so, or if he fail to complete the  work contracted for. If the tender be not  accepted the check will be returned.  The.department does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. Bv order,  FRED GELINAS, Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, January 25th, 1002.  Newspapers inserting this advertisement  without authority from the department will  not be paid for it.  ."X  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His honor the lieutenant governor in  council has been pleased to make the fol-  ing appointments:  27th January, 1002.  Christopher Morrison, alderman, and  Frederick Starkey, of the city of Nelson,  esquires, to be members of the board of  licensing commissioners for the said city.  John A. Irving-, alderman, and Alfred J.  Marks, of the city of Nelson, esquires, to  be members of tho board of commissioners  of police for the said city.  &4&J 4tyhTA00^c��/?:  '/ttt&t^^yrW^^Ci^  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ^TICLBS FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or. rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  TO LET.���'--(Jim ROOM COTTAGE ON  Park street, opposite hospital. Rent, including water, $12 per month. Apply E. Kilby,  next door to Rossland Hotel, Vernon street.   _^__JE^S55��U ���--.,.  FOR ROui.A 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.  -i. ..   -.-.IC-:  WESTERN CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT  Agency. Wanted help of all kinds. Storage  for household and other goods. Skates  sharpened at Prosser's Second Hand Store,  Ward Street, Nelson.  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE OR  rent. : Sold on installments. Old machines  taken in exchange. Repairs kept for ail  makes of machines. Singer Manufacturing  Company, Baker Street, Nelson.  FOR SALE.  FOR SALE���THREE HUNDRED HENS.  Inquire Hurry's Poultry Ranch, Fairview,  P. O. Box 603.  GIRL WANTED.  WANTED���A WOMAN OR GIRL TO  help with housework and baby. Good  wages. Apply to John Hutcheson, Cranbrook, B. C.  HENRY G. JOLY DE LOTBINIERE.  CANADA.  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Edward VII., by the grace of God, of the  United Kingdom of Great Britain and  Ireland and  of the British  Dominions  beyond the seas, King, defender of the  faith, etc., etc., etc.  To Our Faithful  the Members elected to  serve in the Legislative Assemly of our  Provinco  of British  Columbia,  at Our  ^.^.jCity^of^Victorla,���^.Greeting..  A PROCLAMATION.  D. M. Eberts, Attorney General.  Whereas we are desirous and resolved as  soon as may be, to meet Our people of Our  Province of British Columbia, and to have  their advice in Our Legislature:  Now, Know Ye, that for divers causes  and considerations, and taking into con-,  slderation the ease and convenience of our  loving subjects, We have thought lit, by  and with the advice of Our Executive  Council, to hereby convoke, and by those  presents enjoin you, and each of you, that  on Thursday the twentieth day of February, ono thousand nine hundred and two,  you meet Us In Our said Legislaturo or  Parliament of Our said Province, at Our  City of Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH OF  BUSINESS, to treat, do, act and conclude  upon those things which In Our Legislature of tho Provinco of British Columbia,  by tho Common Council of Our said Provinco may, by tho favor of God, be ordained.  In testimony whereof, wo have caused  theso Our Letters to bo made Patent and  tho Great Seal of Our said Province to be  hereunto afllxcd:  Witness, tho Honourable Sir Henri Gustavo Joly do Lotbinierc, K.C.M.G., Lieutenant Governor of Our said Province of  British Columbia, at Our Government  House, in Our City of Victoria, in Our  said Province, this 9th day of January, in  the year of Our Lord one thousand nine  hundred and two, and In tho first year of  Our Reign.  By Command.  J. D.  PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary.  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-governor ln  Council has been pleased to make the following appointments:  Sth January, 1902.  William Edwin Nowcombe, of Trout  Lake, Esquire, M.D., CM., to be resident  physician at the said place.  John M.  Holland,  of  the City of Grand  Forks,  Esquire,  to  bo  a  notary public In  and for the provinco of British Columbia.  9th January, 1902.  Frederick Fraser, of the City of Revelstoke, Esquire, to be���  Stipendiary magistrate,  Government Agent,  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and  Works,  Collector <���- *-.. venue Tax,  District i:<-.::��trar of Births, Deaths and  Marriages, and Registrar under the "Marriage Act," for tho Revelstoke Division of  West Kootenay,  Gold Commissioner for tho Revelstoke,  Ulecillowaet, Lardeau and Trout Lako  Mining Divisions,  Clerk of the Peace for the County of  Kootenay,  District Registrar of the Revelstoko registry of the Supreme Court, and  Collector of Votes for the Revelstoke riding of tho West Kootenay District, vice  Mr. W. J. Goepel.  P. Burns & Co.  Head Ofpioh at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelson,  Rossland,   Troll,  Kaslo, Ymlr,  Sandon,  Silverton, New  Denver, Bevelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Oity, Mid  ���way, and Vancouver,  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  . ALL KINDS OF,      -  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE "AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. 0 BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMONT HOUSE  |331 TO B3HBAKER STREET, NELSON  ���\MEfJICA,S AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to SI  IMPEBIAL BBEWfflG COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  JT. H. HclCANUS, MMKM-er.  Bar stocked with beat brands of wines,  llquora, u* clcara. Bear on drau-rht. Lara-a  eomfortabla raonu. Flrat elaaa tabla fcoar-t.  CHEAP FUEL,  Reduction In price ot coko: Per Ton.  Coko at gaa worka   %S.5(t  Coko delivered  .7.50  Cash must accompany all orders, or $1  extra will bo charged.  NELSON COKE 8c GAS COMPANY, Ltd*  DBUfi STORE EABLY CLOSIM  ON AND APTEE JANUAET 1st.  The public Is notified that on and after  January 1st our places of business will  close at 9 o'clock every night except Saturday and the day preceding a public holl-  dajr* ���*!*���'.  Sunday hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2:30 to 4:30  p. m., 6:30 to 8:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK & DRUG CO., Ltd.,  W. F. TEETZEL. & CO.,  J. H. VANSTONE.  OK*    COURSE   VOU    WANT    TIIK     BEST-  TIIKN   GO   TO  ARTHUR    GEE  In Tremont Block.   Ho will suit vou.  Largo stock of imported so&son's goods.  NEWLING & CO.  AUCtlONEEr-jS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, noxt door to Oddfellows' Hall  P. O. Box 633 NELSON, B.O.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAJEKR   BTBJmm���.   KBBBGK,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Lars* oomfortabla bairooma aad flrat-*  elaaa auutna room. Bamj-tla rooma for oom-i  mordaj **yii'*1*  ^���RATES=&2 PER DAY=r^"  fyrs. L G. Clarke, Prop.  Lata of tha Royal Hotel, Canary  tyadden House  Baker and Ward  Stresta, Nelaan,  Tha only aotat lo NeUon that aaa remained under ona management alnce 1810.  The bed-room* are veil furnlahed and  lighted by eleotriouy.  The bar la alwaya atocxea by the best  domeatlo and Imported llauor* aad clears.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   BOSSLA-ND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotal  on Vernon street Best dollar a day*.  house ln town. House and furniture new  and flrst class ln every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board 15 to f* pee  week. No Chinese employed hare. '���-  J. V. O-mUGHUN, Pro-prt^tbr.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke HoteL  The Best $1 per Day House In Nelson,'  None but white help employed.  The bar the'-.  best; -     .     ":��� .-���    ���:   .;���   ;'-V  ;  G.W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBaWBBS AND BOTXtaBS Or-'1'      '*''"'  FINE LAGER BEER?  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade*,  BRBWBRY  AT  NBLBON '  OYSTJBR COCKTAILS -'    :  , '. AT THB; MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT THB  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STBEET  ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  LIQUORS AND CIQAR8. THE NELSON TRIBUNE,    MONDAY  MORNING   FEBRUARY 10, 1902  hi  iff  i  I  fo.  i  f  ii  Hi  *  Hi  i*** *** *** ***��� *** ***.*********************************K^  THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  WE ARE OFFERING AT VERY LOW PRICES.  mi  1  i  I  Hi  Hi  i  Hi  English, French and  American  Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Dressing Oases  Gents' Traveling Oases-  Ladies' Purses and Card  Oases.  Gents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Hair Brushes of all kinds  I W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  %  +  *** *** *** ************ *** ***************************  Lawrence Hardware Co.  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  7:15 a. in.  Daily.  CROW'S NKST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie  Cranbrook, Marysville, tort  Steele, Klko, Fernie, Michel,  Blairmore, Frank, Macleod,  Lcthbridgc, Winnipeg, and   all Eastern points.  G:15 p. m.  Daily,  LEAVE  6:40 p. in  Daily  6:10 p. ni.  Daily  8 a.m.  8 a. m.  LEAVE  10 a. m.  COLUMBIA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Rovelstoke, niid all points oast  and west on CI'.II. main line.  Robson, Trill and Rossland.  Robson, Cascado, Grand  Forks, Phoenix, Greonwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  ARRIVE  10:10 p.m.  Dafly  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  ARRIVE  3:10 p.m.  IMP0BTEBS AND DEALEBS IU  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  LEAVE  i p.m.  4 p.m.  AGENTS FOE���Oresoent,  Oanton, and Jessop's Steel, Bennett's Gutta Percha  Puse, Jenoke8' Ore Oars  Hamilton Powder Company's Blasting Powder  and Dynamite  Bailroad, Mill. Mining and Bnildera' Supplies  Nelson, B.C.  TELEPHONE 3d'.  P. O. BOX 627  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily oxcept Sunday)  _.rdo and all points on tho  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Sa,turda3'8.)   was separated from her hubsand, was shot  twice by the latter at her boarding house  on Ontario street last night. The woman  was not seriously wounded. The crime wa.s  due to jealousy. Sutherland was arrested.  GIVING  WHISKEY AN AGE  New Discovery Made in London  Confident announcement has just been  made of a discovery that Is likely to revolutionize the spirits trade both in this country and America. The discovery is that of  a process that will, in a few months, lend  "age" to whisky. The result, as confidently  stated, will be the immediate release from  bond of thousands of gallons of whisky,  and a material cheapening of the product  of the still. In fact, it is expected here that  whisky, formerly sold at from 6 to 10 shillings, will be marked at as low as 2 shillings per bottle.  The discoverer of the method is professor  J. T. Hewitt, of the East London technical  college. He is a man of scholarly attainments, and is prominent in scientific  circles. Professor Hewitt made his an-  fST1!' i1' i"*- meeting of the Society of  ^S^Li"?"8-*^. h'W at the Burlington  support of his claims, had  Schlldrowitz,  a spirit  10:10  a. m.  11 a.m  GBEAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  I.EAVE  Depot  9:10 a.m  :Motmt'in  NELSON &  FORT  SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  -Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  10*30 a.m: (Waking through connections 5:69 p. ia  Dafly.  XJHWEITEr).  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Hare jurt received 3,000,0 feet of lojw from Idaho, and we are prepared to out the largest bill  of timber of any dimensions or lengths. Estimates given at" any time. The largest stock of sash  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICII! AVDIYARDSj  OORNKR HALL AMP FRONT ATRKKT8.  FURNITURE  AT LOW PRICES  THE STOCK OF  J. G. BUNYAN & CO.  WILL BE SOLD AT REDUCED PRICES  FOR CASH ONLY  LEAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6:00 p.m.  DaUy  Depot.  6:45 pan.  "Mount/in  at Spokane to the south,  east and west.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Daily  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  DaUy  CITY AND DISTRICT.  A son was born to the wife of P. J. Williams of Robson street on the 7th instant.  The Cosgrove Merry Makers .will give  one of their entertainments at the opera  house on Wednesday evening.  The sitting of the supreme court will  open in the court house tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock before Mr. Justice Martin.  The Nelson senior hockey team have arranged a match with the Sandon hockey  team and leave for that place on Wednesday evening.  J. A. KIRKPATRICK  MORTGAGEE  J. N. Davison, who has been under the  doctors care for the last week, is rapidly  recovering from his indisposition and will  tie around again in a few days.  A return hockey match has been arranged between the Nelson and Rossland  juniors, which' will be played Off at the"  skating rink tomorrow evening.  A meeting of the creditors of the Bunyan & Company furniture company is  called for" Monday the" 24th instant at the  office-? of Elliot & Lennie at 2 o'clock. N.  T.   Macleod  has  been  appointed assignee.  Slaughter Sale  The street car service will be discontinued on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday  next between the hours of 7 o'clock, in the  morning and 5 o'clock in the evening owing  to repairs which are being undertaken at  the Bonnington Falls powerhouse.  Rossland's fifth annual ��� carnival will be  held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday  next, February 20tU, 21st, and 22nd. The  senior and junior hockey championship of  British Columbia will be played for and  the sum of $2000 will be disbursed in prizes.  The body of Mrs. Mallette, who died at  the residence of her sister-in-law at the  Kootenay hotel on Saturday, will be removed to Quebec for interment. The deceased came to Nelson some months ago  for the benefit of her health. Her husband  is employed in the crown lands department  at Quebec. The deceased leaves three  children.  This evening the committee of the public  library will hold a dance and conversazione "at  the Phair hotel  in  the interests  -of^the-funds=o&=the-library.=-Among_,those^  who have promised to take part are Mesdames   Davys,   Bruce   White   and   R.   W.  Hannington    and    Mr.    Kydd.    The    conversazione  will   continue   until   10  o'clock,  ^when dancing will commence.  l.T!| j L  m  i  iM  I-ii*  5.%  m  ���'.IfVi  1  Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, Fine Pictures, Blankets, Etc.  In addition to our already high-grade and low-marked goods,  we will offer for Co days only 10 per cent off for cash. Our  terms are on the. installment plan, one-third cash, balance in  three payments. Our customers are warned to take advantage of this great reduction sale. Come any time of the  day.    Can always duplicate any article.  D. Mc Arthur & Co.  FURNITURE DEALERS  Another  At-the meeting of the Socialistic Club  yesterday afternoon the subject of the appointment of Joseph Martin as leader and  the announcement of the Liberal platform  came up for discussion and .resulted in a  rather warm discussion. The opinion of  the meeting appeared to be about evenly  divided and it was decided to continue the  discussion of the platform at the meeting  next Sunday.  The R. M. It. hockey team, who did up  the C. P. R. boys on Thursday evening,  met their Waterloo on Saturday when they  ran up against the retail clerks. At the end  of the first half the rangers had matters  pretty much their own way, as the goals  were 4 to 2 against their opponents. After  the usual Interval play was resumed, when  the clerks finished up the rest of the game  with a siege of scoring, which left them  Victors by a score of 10 to 5.  .The Florence Crittenden society have arranged a series of lectures to be delivered  by the medical men of the city in aid of  the mission connected with the institution  bearing the above name. The. first of these  lectures will be delivered by Dr. Rose on  "Gerrn Life and its Relation to Infection,"  The lecture will be given in the parlors of  the "Presbyterian church on Wednesday  next, the proceeds of which will be devoted  to the Florence Crittenden work.  EASTERN CANADIAN BBIEFS  '!.-���]  We...have purchased -the Livingston stock at Robson, at  a low rate on the dollar, have moved it here, and put it with  the Madson stock, which we recently bought. We have now,  altogether, about $8000 worth of goods, consisting of Clothing, Gents' Furnishings, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes,  and Dry Goods.    All these goods will be sold at real  BARGAIN PRICES  This is your opportunity to purchase goods, these hard  times at sacriffce prices.    Come and see us.    Our prices talk  A. FERLAND & CO.  TORONTO, February 9.���The church of  St. -Giles (Presbyterian), was damaged by  tire on Saturday morning to the extent of  J4000.  TORONTO, February 9.���Judge Lister of  the Ontario court of appeals, died at his  residence this morning of heart failure in  his S9th year.  TORONTO, February 9.���The pork packing and provision warehouse of D. Gunn &  Bros, was badly damaged by fire today.  Loss about $30,000.  QUEENSTOWN, Ontario, February 9.���  At a public meeting today it was decided  to erect a public hall in memory of Laura  Secord, a heroine of the war of 1812.  FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, February 9.���M. Pilchcr & Company's large departmental store was destroyed by fire  early this morning. Loss about $35,000.  QUEBEC, February 9.���Three boys were  building snow houses in Montcalm ward  yesterday when the snow caved in. One  of the boys, named William Salter, suffocated before he could be dug out.  MONTREAL, February 9.���The steamer  Grecian went ashore during a heavy snowstorm. A portion of her cargo has been removed, and the captain has hopes of getting the vessel off in the morning.  MONTRF.AL, February 9.���Mrs. David  Sutherland, a young English woman, who  house, and, in  the  backing  of  DK  expert of internationaf "fame"  nBl- ��Coh..ilKr0uVit,2 toId the assembled scientists, that he had tested and examined several samples of whisky prepared under  professor Hewitt's formula, and found that  he had succeeded in eliminating the poisonous qualities from the new- whisky, and of  giving it the flavor of a product that is  kept tor years In barrels.  Of course, the professor did not publicly  disclose what his formula is composed of.  He simply declared he had achieved success by adding certain chemical substitutes  to the potsill." The result that a certain  chemical was formed in the still with the  noxious components in the new whisky  ^"d���,that; thus the liquor was practically  distilled over, becoming quite pure. The  poisons, in fact, were removed entirely  from the whisky.  ���Before beginning his lecture professor  Hewitt pointed out that the badness of new  whisky is due to the presence of certain  deleterious substances, known chemically  as aldehydes, which, in ordinary language,  were gradually grouped together with some  other substances ahd known as fusel oil.  Back in li>88, sir Thomas 'Lauder Brunton  had told the British spirit commission the  most dangerous of these' substances was  called furfurol. It was not, however, as  professor Hewitt explained, difficult to detect the presence of furfurol in whisky,  the process being the simple one of adding  a little-aniline and acetic acid to the spirit. If the furfurol were present the mixture  turned to a bright pink, and the pink became deeper in color, according to the amount of furfurol the spirit contained.  There was, of course, one way of eliminating these poisonous aldhydes, and that  was the long and costly process of storing  whisky in casks for several years, preferably ii*. casks that had contained sherry.  This process, however, had Its drawbacks,  A good deal of the alcohol was lost, and  the spirit consequently became weaker,  while there was also of necessity, a loss  of interest on the capital; laid out while  the whisky was maturing for several  years. ' \   .  Economic considerations also entered into the problem, for this maturing process  added materially to the cost of the whisky  by the time it reached the consumer.  The irresslstible conclusion,, therefore,  was that the cheaper a whisky is the more  poison it contains. Innumerable attempts  had been made to hasten the process of  "aging" the spirit,-but without consideration for the public health,, and always in  the Interest- of: the manufacturer. From  these two points.of view, professor Hewitt  contended, it was extremely-desirable.that  some effective means-should be discovered  of ridding this beverage of. its' poisonous  constituents quickly and in such a.fashion  that even the cheapest whisky might not  have tho results which the-consumption of  cheap or unmatured whisky .by *the;"poorer  class undoubtedly entailed..  The professor then gave .a few_more: particulars of his manner, of "aging" the  whisky. The most important point in his  disclosures, was that by his process but a  few months were all that was necessary to  convert the raw product of. the distillery  into a fine, mature and, most important  of all, a wholesome beverage.  After a brief discussion, in .which the  importance of the professor's statement  was commented upon, more-, especially in  relation of the amount of whisky always  in bond in Great Britain. Professor Hewitt  exhibited several samples'..that had been  tested under his formula. They were passed  around and "sampled" by the scientists  amid much amusing -comment. The specimens appeared to be beautifully clear and  pure to the eye, and without the high colors associated with most blends of whisky.  Dr. Hewitt has conducted his experiments, not only in the laboratory of; the  East London technical college, but, also,  on a large scale at one of the big Scotch  distilleries.  "������  Murderer HaiiRed  SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario, February  7���Frederick Schuitz, who murdered Mrs.  Craig, with whO'nr"he~boardedr on-the^af--  ternoon of August 9th, as'the result of a  quarrel, was hanged at 8 o'clock this morn-  ir ���;. -  AT THE HOTELS.  TREMONT���James Neill, Silver King  mine; C. H. O'Neill and Fred Campo, Slocan.  PHAIR���George S. Jaquette, Toronto; G.  O. Buchanan, Kaslo; C. G. Berremhorn,  Quebec.  QUEEN'S���W. Robinson and wife, Vancouver; A. Guzuan, Rossland; F. R. Newman, Trail.  MADDEN���S.. A. Johnson, Sandon, John  Jamieson, Moyie; William McCormlck,  Rossland;   R.   A.   McBride,   Grand   Forks.  HUME-A. B. Trltes and wife, Fernie;  R. R. Gilpin and wife, Montreal; H. A.  Small, Vancouver; J. A. Edson, Ferguson;  D. Kittero, Jr, Granby, Quebec; Cyril G.  Holden, Sourls, . Manitoba; H. P. Jones,  Rossland; Robert Adams, Rossland.  GRAND CENTRAL���J. A. Furby, Slocan;  F. W. Bllitwo, England; Martin Dunn,  England; John W. Baxter and wife, William Foster, Port Arthur; D. W. Kerr, Nakusp; M. H. McDonald, Nakusp; Matt  Whitlock, Nakusp; A. Johnson, Fire Valley: Ray H. Sassage, Seattle.  Nelson Opera House  Wednesday  February 12  rfljr******  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  H. BYERS & CO  ESTABLISHED 1892  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���8  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay-  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  k NELSON, B.C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  SANDON, B. C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  >��  S^S'"fc&^&**fc<fc''&.*&.'fc.'*fc.fc& m?.0*iL\  T-^^^��^*fr^<fr^<e:fc^*fre*:^  February Month Of Bargains  it)  to  to Our Shoe Store shows a varity of bargains for this month. All that remains  UJ of our Big Stock of Winter Shoes etc. to be closed out at from 20 to 50" per  to   cent discount.   Come in today and get flrst choice.   Mail orders filled.  Agents for The Slater Shoe.  Julia Marlowe's Shoes  Bell's Famous Footwear  to  to  to  to  to  Royal Shoe Store  L. A. QODBOLT, Prop. P. 0. Box 75 THOS. LILLIE, Manager  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  9&-*  THE   BIG  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  Slaughtering    Sale  For the next thirty days I will gii*e  a great slaughtering sale on all lines in  stock consisting of boy's and men's  clothing, furnishings, hats and caps, and  boots and shoes. In order to make room  for spring stock I must slaughter some  of my present stock and also to give my  many customers.the benefit thereof.  Now is the chance to partake of soma  of the best bargains ever offered in tha  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  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN  NELSON  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and  Stanley Sts.  E. J. CURRAN, Proprietor.  ACOMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  looal and ooasfi.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  -'.'ox all kinds  OT WHAT YOTJ WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  W*t "WIIX HAKB IT *TOB TOD  CALL AND BAT PBICB8  BISCUITS  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE WA FER8  Also all kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh from the factory.  BLUE   RIBBON   TEA.  Houston Block  Nelson, B C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  IEaTISTATB  AND  The Cosgrove  Merry Makers  FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY  MUSIC AND COMEDY  ADMISSION 50 AND 75 CENTS.  SEATS AT M'DONALD'S.  J. A. Sayward  HALT, AND IAKB STBEETS. NBMOI*  0EBTIH0ATE OF IMPBOVEMENTS  Notices Ray of Hope mineral claim, situate in tha Nelson mining division of  West Kootenay district, located on Duhamel (Six-mile) creek. Take notice that I,  Charles W. Busk, free miners' certificate  No. 60,823, as agent for W. J. Goepel, free  miners' certificate No." 50,500 John Paterson, free miners' certificate No. 60,727, and  self, intend sixty days from the date hereof to apply to the mining recorder for a  certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the  above claim. And further take notice that  action under Section 37 must be commenced  before the issuance of such certificate of  improvements.      '  CHARLES W. BUSK.  Dated this second day of January, A. D.  1902. .   LOST  LOST���AT ERIE, B. C, ON SATURDAY,  January ISth, two checks on the Canadian  Bank of Commerce, Nelson, one No. 1308,  for $58 payable to William Harper; and one  No. 1330, for $05.50, payable to H. Mcintosh.  Suitable reward will be given for the recovery of tho same. Address David Murphy, I  Erie, B. C. 1  INSURANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) FairTiew Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can bo bought from us or  two year's time without Intel est  Ward Bros.  833 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE ~  To tbe Publio end Union Men:  The Trades and Labor Council of the City  of Nelson have declared all hotels, restaurants and saloons employing Chinese in or  around the premises unfair to organized  labor. The following do not employ Chinese  in such capacity:  VICTORIA HOTEL  CLARKE HOTBL  TREMONT HOTEL  MADDEN HOTEL  SHERBROOKE HOTEL  GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL  LAKE VIEW HOTEL  ROSSLAND HOTEL  GRAND HOTEL  KLONDIKE HOTEL  JOHN SPEAR  MANHATTAN SALOON  BODEGA SALOON  GLUE POT SALOON  IMPERIAL RESTAURANT  KOOTENAY HOTEL  IMPERIAL SALOON  WAVERLEY HOTEL  ATHABASCA SALOON  ROYAL HOTEL   NELSON CAFE FOR SALE  GOAL  ���FOR���  DOMESTIG  OR  S TEAM  USE  General Agency, Telephone 265.  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER  STREET,  NELSON.  Tki.kphone 145  ORDER YOUR  Telephone 35  COAL,  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  ANTHRACITE AND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Office: Baker Street,  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Of  One of the largest and best appointed restaurants in the Kootenays. Recently enlarged, remodelled and refitted throughout.  Twenty-five nicely furnished rooms ln connection. The finest location in the city.  This is without doubt one of the best opportunities for a good, up-to-date restaurant man ever offered in the Kootenays.  Bona fide intending purchasers will be offered every opportunity of satisfying themselves from the books as to the profiits  earned by the business during the past  three years. Satisfactory reasons for selling. For particulars apply or write to  CHARLES   A.   WATERMAN   &   CO'Y.  Agents, Nelson, B. C.  Teaming and Transfer Work  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 184 BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   147.  Private Tuition  Students prepared for departmental and  other examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. C. SLATES,  Fourth door above City Hal I.

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