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 Il-gffi!  S^SSBEBES���igSiS���BSeaiisBSfXiglsxai*  1   \  ESABLISHED  1892  SATURDAY  MORNING,  FEBRUARY  15  1902  DAILY EDITION  SOMEWABMTALK  AMERICANS ARE DUBBED  FLUNKEYS  A KENTUCKY REPRESENTATIVE  ENLIVENS A DULL SESSION  IN THE HOUSE  tories are closed and the few stores  which opened for business were compelled to close, owing to the mobs which  paraded the streets. Traffic on the  street railways was suspended. The  headquarters of the Austrian Lloyd  Steamship Company, whose firemen  were the first to strike, were protected  by a strong force of police, who continually charged the crowds in order to  drive back the surging demonstrators.  The militia have occupied the public  squares and other points of vantage.  The mobs frequently stoned the police  and some shots were fired.  of 5000 farmers from the state of Minnesota are coming to western Canada  this year.  H. F. Anderson was elected president  of the Western Retail Implement Dealers' Association today.  WASHINGTON,    February    14.���The  monotony of a private pension bill in  the  house  today  was  enlivened   by  a  very sensational speech by Mr. Wheeler,  of Kentucky, in a denunciation of what  he denominated "flunkeyism" to foreign  countries.    He   took  the  recent   statements, emanating from continental cabinets,  regarding the attitude  of Great  Britain  during the  Spanish war,  as  a  text for a wholesale attack upon the  trend of America's recent diplomacy. He  severely scored secretary Hay and declared   that   if   lord   Pauncefote   had  ..  sought, as was alleged, to circumvent us  . during the war in 1898, the sooner he  was shipped across the seas, the better.  He also criticized the president for his  reported intention to send his daughter  to the coronation of king Edward, and  protested against the official reception  of prince Henry.  There was a sequel to Mr. Wheeler's  speech, later in the day, when Mr. Grosvenor .secured the floor and replied at  length to what the Kentuckian had said.  As to Mr. Wheeler's denial of a statement regarding the visit of the prince  of Wales in I860, Mr. Grosvenor declared that he -personally could bear  witness to the truth of the assertion, for  he himself had seen the prince when  he first set foot on American soil. At  Niagara, as a young man, he had listened to the prince's speech, he said,  with great interest. He denounced Mr.  Wheeler's remark about the forthcoming visit of prince Henry as a "bitter  attack upon the president of the United  ���States, the house, the senate and inci-  ,. dentnlly upon all of whom the prince  - svould come in contact."  . As "to Lafayette's visit he insisted that  the marquis bore a royal commission,  and in that connection he said he did  not care to commit himself unreservedly  to the friendship of France, which country was fighting her enemies on American soil, and attempted to get into a  fight with the United States before  George Washington died. Just at the  time when the American people were  to be put to the test, as to whether  they were gentlemen, he said, it was  most unfortunate that this protest  ' should come against the reception of  prince Henry. The speech of the gentleman from Kentucky would be exploited  in Europe tomorrow, on the eve of the  prince's departure, as the message of  American people to the guest.  Mr. Wheeler interposed at this point,  to say that he should gladly welcome  any gentleman from abroad, what he  objected to was the official color to be  given to the visit. Then, as Mr. Grosvenor proceeded to read what he said  criticizing the president for making a  new precedent in connection with the  coronation of king Edward, Mr. Wheeler  interrupted to say, that while he had no  =="desirerto^bring-the-matter-into=the-,dis-  cussion, what he had deplored was the  report that the president intended to  send a member of his family to the  coronation.  "Oh, if it is simply a matter of a  young girl going to the coronation of a  gentleman and lady," observed Mr.  Grosvenor, "I will not pursue it." Continuing Mr. Grosvenor asserted that  within his personal knowledge he would  say that in sending a deputation to the  coronation of king Edward the present,  occupant of the White House had simply  carried out the plans of the deceased  president, who had already selected the  head of the commission. If the constituents of the gentleman from Kentucky were polled, he did not think that  Ave per cent would condemn the president. "So far as the young lady is concerned," he added, "I can tell the gentleman one thing, she would give him a  great deal of trouble if she should get  into a debate with him as to the propriety of her going." (applause.)  Mr. Grosvenor then took up Mr.  Wheeler's speech, reading from it the  term "little Dutchman" which Mr.  Wheeler had applied to prince Henry,  and his remarks about the indifference  to the good will of the German people.  ��� Mr. Grosvenor commented upon his language, saying that while the gentleman  might be indifferent now, as to the  good will of the Germans, it would be  different late in the fall, "when persim-  ;'.mons were ripe." Mr. Grosvenor described at some length, the visit of the  ' prince of Wales in 1860. His tour of  the country, the honors showered upon  him by president Buchanan, who rushed out of the White House and met him  with extended arms as if he had been  the "traditional prodigal son." As to  the visit of prince Henry, he was a  brother of the German emperor. He  was not a Dutchman, but an European  a German, he was an admiral of the  German navy. The same who had been  sent to Manila to protect the German  interests, and when one of his ships got  in the way Dewey had informed him  that if the ship did not get out of the  way in short order there would he trouble. "Then he took it away like a  gentleman," remarked Mr. Grosvenor  amid laughter.  EXPLORING OLD CHANNELS  For Cariboo Placer Gold  John Hopp is a commonplace name.  But it may be the cognomen of a mil-  lioniare.  And again it may not.  So remarks the Ashcroft Journal:  Two months   more   and   John   Hopp  should know the cash value per cubic  yard of the gravels lying on the bed  rock of Slough creek.  It is eight, years since he flrst commenced operations on Slough creek and  he has had a variety of experiences and  set backs, due altogether to the entire  lack of data to work from. Of course  much time and money would have been  saved had he commenced work long before he did on his bed rock shaft and  'tunnel. But it was a costly piece of  work, and until all apparently easier  methods had been tried, it did not  seem to be good policy to sink fn the  bedrock so far from the channel and  drift out. However, it had to be done  and there now remains only 118 feet of  the tunnel to be run before he breaks  into the channel.  The shaft and tunnel and, in fact, all  the arrangements about the works have  been well done, nothing was scamped  and there is now installed the most  powerful and complete system of pumps  in Cariboo.  Suppose the most sanguine hopes  about the riches of this ancient channel of Horsefly are realized within the  next three months; what then?  Cariboo's history begins anew. Where  one man is employed in Cariboo now  there will shortly be a hundred and in  time a thousand.  There are many miles of these ancient  channels of which something is known  and many, many more miles of which  nothing more than their existence is  known.  We speak subject to correction, but  we think we are correct in saying that  there are only three men interested in  Cariboo who have had any experience  in deep auriferous channels, viz; William Thompson, managing director of  the Slough creek mine; J. B. Hobson,  manager of the Horsefly Hydraulic and  the Consolidated Cariboo, and R. H.  Campbell of the Miocene mine.  We have at different times related the  success of J. B. Hobson has had in an  ancient tunnel on Horsefly. There is  no guess work about the results of his  work. He has opened a shaft by tunnelling and crosscutting. How near the  centre of the channel he is he does not  know, but he ran 1800 feet to one side  all in pay gravel (the blue gravel of  California) before he struck the rim.  Suppose the other rim is only 200 feet  on the other side of the tunnel, then  vou have an ancient auriferous tunnel  2000 feet wide, carrying auriferous gravel worth, at the lbwesrestimationr-?5  to the ton. What about the length-of  it? Well, no man knows, but it's long  enough. We do not know that Dr. Dawson ever gave an opinion of the length  of the ancient tunnels of Cariboo, but  we do know what he said of their value  has been proven correct. Slowly but  surely all that great authority said  about these ancient tunnels is being verified by -actual results.  We wish we could put this matter as  strongly before mining capitalists as the  facts warrant. Every noted geologist  that has ever visited Cariboo has asserted his belief in the wealth of its ancient tunnels, and the very little that  has been done has vindicated them.  Cariboo is richer in placers than California. California's average per ton or  yard never equalled the average of Cariboo from a like area. There they make  $1.25 drifted gravel to pay and in hydrau-  lioi"��; 2 1-2 cent gravel is worked at a  profit. Compare that with ?5 drift gravel  and 20 cents hydraulic gravel in Cariboo.  Pressmen to Petition Parliament  TORONTO, February 14.���All properties, limits, mills, waterways and franchises owned by the old lumber firm of  Cook Brothers have been sold to George  W. Cook, George J. Cook,, members of  the old firm, and William Lummis, for  $1,250,000.  Forty thousand dollars insurance on  the life of king Edward has been ac-  cepted by two Toronio__companies.  The woolen section of the Canadian  Manufacturers' Association decided to  have an exhibit of woolens on view at  Ottawa during the present session, with  a view to strengthening their claims  for higher protective duty, etc.  The executive of the Canadian Press  Association last night decided to send  a deputation to Ottawa to voice the dissatisfaction of newspaper men, who regard the reduction in the duty as a result of justice Lasherau's findings, as  quite inadequate to the situation. The  ruling that a cut of duty from 25 to 15  per cent shall apply to paper invoiced  at 2 1-4 cents and less, is specially objected to and the association will ask  that No. 3 news print and all other  paper classified as print, no matter  what the price, be admitted at the lower  rate of duty.  THEY ALL LIKE IT  EVEN  RUSSIA  APPROVES  THE TREATY  THE CZAR'S GOVERNMENT WOULD  HAVE AGREED TO IT HAD  THE CHANCE OFFERED  late Jay Gould, The judge's order recited certain judgments ' had been obtained in Paris against the countess and  ordered the trustees to pay over certain  money that they held as income of the  countess de Castellane. The payments  are to be made in monthly installments.  The creditors are: Charles Manheim &  Company, of Paris, $27,451; Vincent &  Company, of Paris, $2156; Redmond &  Company, of Paris, $5437. The tax offlce of the French republic is to be paid  $16,440 for duties due on judgment obtained in the French court.  ulation he wished was that the winner  should have all of the picture privilege  proceeds. He thought the fight should  take place before the club offering the j  largest purse. Jeffries expressed himself as well pleased when informed of  Fitzsimmon's intentions. He arranged  to meet Fitzsimmons tomorrow and sign  articles. He said he would be ready to  fight in April or May. The battle ground  will probably be on the Pacific coast.  ABE DEAD  Liberty's Torch to Be Put Out  NEW YORK, February 14.���Liberty's  torch is to be put out. The lonely light  in the hand of the bronze goddess, standing in on Bedlow island, upper New  York bay, has been allowed to grow  steadily dimmer since Bartholdi gave  the magniflcient statue to the United  States, is to be permanently extinguished. Sentiment, it is said, which has  kept the beacon burning all these years,  can no longer keep up the light now the  government snuffs if for all time. News  of the contemplated extinguishment of  the torch has been received here in the  form of a notice to mariners, sent out  by the lighthouse board of the treasury  department, at Washington. It is said  that on or about March  1st, 1902, the  light will   be   discontinued. Lack   of  congressloh appropriation, it is said, is  the cause for discontinuing the light.  Phoenix Ore Shipments  PHOENIX, February 14.~-[Special to  The Tribune.]���Twq_niines that have  not been shipping for some time have  recently rejoined the Boundary shipping  list, the Snowshoe and No. 7.  The ore sent out of the Boundary  mines for the last week amounted to  8124 tons, distributed as follows: Granby mines, 4697 tons; Mother Lode, 3160  tons; Winnipeg, 90 tons; Golden Crown,  30 tons; Snowshoe, 60 tons; No. 7 mine,  105 tons. Total Boundary shipments  for the year to date, 41,916 tons. The  two Boundary smelters have treated  7943 tons of ore this week as follows:  Granby" smelter, 4915 tons; Greenwood  smelter, 3018 tons, making a total for  1902 of 42.344 tons.  Speciil Car Idler fpr Henry  WILMINGTON, Deleware, Feburary  14.���The Wilmington shops of the Pullman Palace Car Company has today  completed work~bn the handsome car  "Idler'���which-will-be -used-by���prince  Henry of Prussia and his suite during  their tour of the country. The "Idler"  is a combination observation and state  room sleeper and is one of the most  palatial cars ever fitted out by the Wilmington shops. The interior decoration is of bronze and mahogany and all  the rooms are lighted by electricity.  The upholstery is of blue plush and  brown tapestry and the curtains are of  brown silk. Electric fans will cool the  air of the different compartments.  ST. PETERSBURG, February 14 ���  The censor pigeonholed for a time the  text of the Anglo-Japanese treaty and  the evening newspapers yesterday were  only permitted to publish it without  comment. From the few editorials on  the subject in the morning papers, it  might be gathered that Russia was a  party to both the'preliminary negotiation and the. treaty itself.  The Russian official view of the Anglo-  Japanese treaty was communicated to  the correspondent of the Associated  Press as follows: "We accept the.news  of the entente with the most complete  equanimity and are very happy to ascertain that England and Japan are  pledged to maintain the integrity of  China and the independence of Corea,  two principles which Russia' was the  first to establish, as the basis of her foreign policy in the Orient. Russia would  willingly have subscribed to the agreements on the preamble. The English-  Japanese say their convention has only  essentially pacific aims. This makes it  all the more astonishing when they  speak of war and coalitions. What power  they have in view we cannot say, but  in any case if peace is menaced in the  extreme Orient, Russia, on her part,  will not fail to take all the measures  necessary to safeguard her interests.  All Russia's conventions, with Japan  have aimed at the preservation of the  integrity of China and the independence  of Corea, and it is true that minister  Kurino came to us immediately to communicate the text of the agreement and  give the most amicable' assuraneee.  "We have reason to believe it is not  true that America,, with which we remain in perfect accord, is a silent partner in the affair. We have given America positive assurances that Russia  will get nothing which will disturb the  interests of America in China. We do  not believe America is anxious about  the situation. Furthermore, we have  received satisfactory assurance that America is not taking any steps against  us in China.  MINISTER TARTE'S VIEWS  Rioting Strikers  TRIESTE,   Austria  Hungary,   February 14.���The city is practically in the  hands of riotious strikers, all the fac-  Hot Time in Winnipeg  WINNIPEG, February 14.���About 10  o'clock this morning fire broke out in  the basement of the store occupied by  T. D. Deegan, dry goods and gent's  furnishings merchant on Main street,  and damage to the extent of about $1000  was done to the stock by fire and water.  William Wellband's bOot and shoe store  adjoining, which is connected by an un-  partitioned cellar, had a stock valued  at about $4500 in the cellar and this was  almost completely destroyed by water  and smoke. The fire was caused by a  defective furnace. The stock in both  premises is fully covered by insurance.  Carruthers, Brock, Johnson- and Day  hold the insurance on both stocks, having $1000 in the Queens, on Mr. Deegan's  stock; $1000 in the Phoenix, of Brooklyn; $1000 in the Western Assurance  Company, and $5000 in the British American on Mr. Wellband's stock.  At a meeting this morning of the retail liquor dealers a resolution was  passed, approving of the local government's course in passing the liquor act  referendum.  Premier Haultain and honorable  Messrs. Sifton and Belyea of the Northwest government are again in the city  on their way to discuss territorial affairs at Ottawa.  . Word was received today that a party  Trust Rumor Denied  SAN FRANCISCO, February 14���In  regard to the rumor that there would  be a combination soon of the Wells  Fargo, Adams American and the United  States Express Companies, acting president Dudley V. Evans, of the Wells  Fargo company, when asked for a plain  statement said: "The thing is absurd.  There may be such a plan somewhere,  but I know nothing of it, and have not  heard of it."  Ontario Tomato Trade  HAMILTON, February 14. ��� Sixty  thousand cases of canned tomatoes were  shipped to New York this season from  this district and the demand still continues. New Yorkers pay $1.35 a dozen  cans for them.  The Lord Pauncefote Controversey  LONDON, February 14.���The parliamentary secretary for the foreign office,  lord Cranborne, replying in the house  of commons today to a question of  Henry Norman, Liberal, on the subject  of the action of the British ambassador  at Washington, lord Pauncefote, on April.  14, 1898, said: "The meeting which occurred April 14th, 1898, was convened  by lord Pauncefote, as dean of the ambassadors, at the verbal suggestion of  some of his colleagues. Whatever opinions were expressed by lord Pauncefote  during the discussion, which was of an  informal character, were personal to  ^himself.^and^npt. pursuantM^ instruction from her majesty's governmentr  The discussion resulted in an agreement  to forward an identical telegram to their  respective governments suggesting a  further communication to the United  States government. On receipt of this  message, her majesty's government immediately replied by objecting to the  terms of the communication as injudicious. Two days later lord Pauncefote  was informed that her majesty's government had decided to take no action. We,  at that time had no information of the  attitude of the German government."  Whitney's Filley Dead  NEW YORK, February 14.���W. C.  Whitney's two-year-old filly by Meddler-  Kildeor, a full sister to Goldsmith, is  dead at Westbury, Long Island, from  influenza.  Anxious to Share Cost of the War  TORONTO, February 14.���The British  Empire League last night urged the advisability of Canada paying the expenses  of the last contingent to South Africa.  Roosevelt Returns to Washington  WASHINGTON, February 14.���President Roosevelt arrived in Washington  this afternoon from Groton, Massachusetts.  Chief of Police Young Dead  CHATHAM, Ontario, February 14.���  Chief of police William Young died this  morning, aged 62.  Greenwood Mining News  GREENWOOD, February 14.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���J. F. Robillard, for  some time past telegraph operator at  the C. P. R. station here, left on today's  train for Trail, where he takes a position as C. P. R. agent.  The installation of a new one hundred  horse-power, double cylinder, double  drum, line motion, Jenckes hoisting engine at the Montreal and Boston Copper  Company's Sunset mine, is about completed. Manager Harry Johns intends  starting the engine running tomorrow.  A. C. Flummerfelt, assistant manager  of the Granby Mining, Smelting & Power  Company, and his assistant, H. N.  Galer, today visited the Mother Lode  and Sunset mines, near Greenwood.  R. Roberts, a mining engineer from  Rossland, came in on today's train.  Meanest Man on Rec o d  BUFFALO, February 14.���Coroner W.  H. Dolter was today held by the grand  jury on the charge of robbing the body  of a man in the morgue. He gave bail  in the sum of $2000. A request for a  warrant for the arrest of former morgue  keeper William McShane, a witness  against Dolter, was held in abeyance  pending the action of the grand jury.  The evidence against Dolter was conflicting and the judge said that was a  matter for the jury to decide.  On C. P. R. Purchase  On Saturday evening Hon. Mr. Tarte  made a ver yinteresting speech before the  Reform, club, saying that he would preach  a sermon from the gospel of transportation.  He announced that enginer Fraser had reported that the French river route would  cost $5,000,OUO and could be done in two  years.  Port Colborne, the minister also said,  would be equipped in two years' time, and  a ���Ju-foot channel from Montreal to yueueo.  "If i'were a member of parliament," he  proceeded, "1 would say mat it was tne  uuty of the government to encourage shipbuilding on tne great lakes as we have encouraged the manufacture of iron and  steel."  He admitted that he was a friend of the  Canadian Pacific because it was essentially, a Canadian road, and then Mr. Tarte  warned the people of Canada regarding the  possibilities of American capital securing  control of Canadian railways. They may  buy, he said, our railways, but they cannot  buy our canals and waterways.  Speaking of the i-eceiu increase in the C.  P. K. capital, the speaker said that the  time migiu come when the Canadian government would have to uo with the C. P.  R. what the British cabinet aid with the  Suez canal.  "Our American friends," said he "are  making tremendous efforts to crush this  country. We who are in offlce know they  are leaving no stone unturned to crush  this Dominion, both industrially and commercially. They are making combines on  land and sea against us. They are endeavoring to make a slaughter market of this  country, and, in consequence of this attempt, let us have a tarnf that will protect  our national industries and waterways;  that will protect our national trade. It  i.s a bad policy to tinker with the tariff,  but I hope the business men of Canada will  realize that we will do our duty, both as  regards tariff and transportation matters."  The minister concluded as follows: "ft is  not a good thing to be a minister of the  crown too long. A minister must make up  his mind to receive kicks from the right  and left and give nothing in return. Now.  for my part, I do not iind this at all pleasant, for when there is any kicking going  on 1 like to do my share."  Peace River Placers  A new placer district has been discovered on Peace river, British Columbia, and as a result there is expected a  stampede there next spring. Edmond  H. .Hughes, of Spokane, received a letter yesterday from J. H. Reed, mailed  at Strathcona, N. W. T., which tells of  the find and the rich placer grounds  found by Reed in that section. Mr.  Hughes says that Reed is a reliable man  and that there is'no doubt but that he  has related the facts. The letter reads  in part as follows:  "We have struck some good placer  ground on Peace river, averaging $35  per day to the man on the surface. The  chances are that it is a great deal richer  with depth, but we haa to go to Dawson  and could not do any extensive work.  The reason I am telling you this is that  I want to know if I can raise a grubstake of $400 to get out there, and will  give a half interest of what I stake and  produce for one year. I will soon leave  for Ashcroft, and if I can get the stake  will drop down to Spokane?'**"*        -���-.  Mr. Hughes says that as soon as the  news of the rich placer grounds is made  public there will be a rush there, and in  all probability a company will be organized here to take up and develop claims.  It has been known that the district  referred to by Mr. Reed is a gold country, and that there may be yet found  one of the richest placed districts on  Peace river of any place in the northwest.  Suit Against Jay Gould's Executors"  NEW YORK, February 14.���Judge  Lacombe in the United States circuit  court today handed down an order in  the suit of Eugene Fish, of Paris,  against Anna Gould, countess de Castellane and George J., Edwin and Helen  Gould as executors and trustees of '.he  Red Rock Wreckage Found  VICTORIA, February 14.���The lighthouse keeper at Carmunah point telegraphed today that his sons who had  been along the beach looking for signs  of wreckage, had found cases of salmon  without any marks on them. This will  increase the uneasiness felt for the salmon laden ship Red Rock, a life buoy  from which was found on the coast  some weeks ago. The Red Rock left  here on November 29th, and the big  storm, in which the warship Condor and  the collier Mattewan foundered, occurred on December 2nd. Reports of wreckage from ships which sail out of the  straits is looked upon in some circles  with considerable suspicion, on account  of the gambling in re-insurance, but  there is no doubt of the buoy found being from the Red Rock, it having been  seen by the officers of the Egeria. However, the salmon and buoy might uave  been washed from the aecic of tlu< ship.  Frank Nicholas was today found  guilty of manslaughter for the killing  of Tom Netes. The men had been quarrelling and Nicholas stabbed Netes,  who was found dead on the street some  hours later. Nicholas tried to get  away in his fishing sloop. A nolle pros-  equie was entered in the case of Kat-  chiiles, who was charged with assisting Nicholas i:; .he   ..-ape.  Fitzsimmons Anxious to Meet Jeffries  NEW YORK, February I.4.���Robert  Fitzsimmons, the former world's champion pugilist, said today that he would  accept a proposition made by James J.  Jeffries, the present holder of the title,  for a finish contest between them, the  winner to take (JO per cent and the  loser 40 per cent of the purse. Fitzsimmons said he was willing to sign  articles at any time and the only stip-  Ymir Mining News  YMIR, February II.���Returns are now to  hand from the Nelson smelter on the flrst  carload of ore shipped this winter from the  Wilcox mine and have encouraged the  management to proceed with steady shipments as long as rawinding,, is possible.  The gross value of the ore Went over %$70  per ton, and tbe single carload of 20 tons  netted the company the sum of flOSf. The  contents of the ore were returned as follows: Gold, 3.U7 ounces, silver 7.7 ounces;  lead, 7.2 per cent, and the gross value of  the 20 tons, less 5 per cent smeller deduction, was ^1205. The ore was taken from the  Fourth of July shaft, across the whole  width of the payshoot," which varies from  IS inches to 4 feet in width.  The long tunnel which is being driven on  the Fog Horn mine is now in 550 feet, and  it- is calculated that the vein will be encountered within the next 50 feet, the vertical distance from the surface being in  the neighborhood of 450 feet, several small  veins of ore have already been cut by this  tunnel and will be drifted' upon and further  exploited after the main vein has been  i cached. This property is being developed  by the Golden Monarch Mining & Milling  Company of Sitokane.  A. B. Buckworth, deputy mining recorder for this district, has returned from a  visit to eastern Canada; and reports that  he has succeeded in interesting capital in  the Silver Lake group on Porcupine creek.  The group adjoins the Union Jack mine, on  which the recent great strike was made,  and has the continuation of the same veins.  Some 200 feet of development has been accomplished on a line vein of galena ore.  Two Wins aud a Loss  WINNIPEG, February 14.���The bonspeil  play today was in" the Royal Caledonian  and Grand Challenge championship. Dunbar, tho St. Paul crack, won his flrst game  in the Caledonian from James McKenzie  of Indianhead, but later in the day suffered his first defeat from W. F. Payne, of  the Winnipeg Thistles, after, a hard game.  Flavelle of Lindsay was also defeated in  the Caledonian by Huffman of the AVinnipeg Thistles, S to 0. In the Grand Challenge Flavelle won from Cowlay by seven  points. Smith of Duluth gave Town of Wa-  wancsa his lirst defeat. Rae, the Nelson  skip, won two games in the Caledonian.  His opponents were Walsh of Oxbow, and  W. A. Cameron of Cypress River. Wilson,  of Nelson, was. defeated by Youhill of-the  ^Winnipeg Thistles.  Rae won two games today in Royal Caledonian competition, and is still in grand  challenge, but was knocked out of Walk-,  erville by Patton of Winnipeg, score 7 to 9.  This is the only game so far lost by this  rink.  TRAIN   CRASHES  INTO  A  BOULDER  MEN ON THE CABOOSE SAW THEIR  DANGER BUT WERE POWERLESS TO AVERT IT  Engineer Lost His Head  ROCHESTER, February 14.���This afternoon while a heavy steam crane was at  work in clearing up, the wreckage of the  former accident, the Buffalo local appeared  on- the main line, and Michael Murphy of,  this city, the enginer of the crane, becoming confused, swung the crane over  the main track ditching the Buffalo local.  Murphy was buried under the wreckage  and suffered a compound fracture of the  right arm, skull fractured and head  crushed. He will die. The engine of the  Buffalo local was completely wrecked, and  fireman Frank Parmenter of Buffalo, received a bad shaking up, and it is said he  is in a serious condition.  MEPHIS, Tennessee, February* 14.���  Seven men were killed, and at least 14  seriously injured, by a huge ��� boulder  iWh'ich crashed into the caboose of a  work train on the Chocktaw, Oklahoma  and Gulf railway, 20 miles west of Little  Rock. As the train was passing under  the "high bluffs, bordering the river two  miles west of Little Maumelo, the crew  saw a heavy rock rolling down the steep  declivity, whicli had been detached from  the hill side by the rains. The train  was going slowly, but was almost upon  the rock when it struck the track. Engineer Nazor reversed his engine at  once, but the train struck it with almost  full force. The caboose was at the  head of the train and was broken into  splinters. Most of the men who were  killed and injured were in the caboose.  Detroit's Wrecked Bank  DETROIT, February 14.���The Union  Trust Company as receiver and banking  comissioner Maltz today began an inventory of the assets of the wrecked  City Savings Bank so that the amount  of property turned over to the receiver  by the banking commissioner will be  definitely known. It will take several  days to complete this and meanwhile  the bank will be in charge "of Mr. Maltz.  A bond in the sum of $10,000 was today  given for the appearance of cashier H.  E. Andrews for arraignment in the police court February 27th on the warrant  which was sworn out on Tuesday on  complaint of commissioner Maltz. The  warrant-charges Andrews "'"with having  ordered paying teller Schrage of the  bank to certify good a check for $175,-  662.50 drawn by F. C. Andrews when the  latter did not have that amount to his  credit in. the bank. Late this afternoon  lieutenant Saddler of the detective department served a warrant on IT. E.  Andrews, service having been postponed  heretofore on account of his illness.  Reduced to Sixteen Teams  NEW YORK, February II.���With the beginning of the fifth day only IB teams were  competing in the six day walking match  this morning. The score of the leaders at S  o'clock this morning was: Hegelmann and  Cavanaugh 5y'J.0, Shelton and Guerrero  57G.0, Fahey and Metkus 571.2, Golden and  Tracey 555.8, Gllek and Howarth 533.S,  Noremae aud Cartright 510.0, Feeney and  Feeney 50S.7, Davis and Carroll 500.0, Fraser  aiid_S_ullJvan_-|U7Jl, Deanjtnd Campbell 4S7A  Nordica Again on the Road  PORTLAND, February II.���Madam Lillian Nordica appeared la a concert here before one of the largest audiences ever assembled al the Mim-iium theater. She has  recovered entirely from her recent Illness,  which made it necessary to cancel a number of engagements In California and she  now expects lo complete her lour of the  Northwest without interruption.  Murdered His Housekeeper  CHESTER, Pennsylvania, February  14.���Robert Kilpatrick, a widower, aged  54 years, today shot and killed Mrs.  Eliza Raymore, his housekeeper. Kilpatrick returned home yesterday intoxicated, whereupon Mrs. Raymore left  the house and went to the home of her  daughter, Mrs. Matthew Craft.  Later in the day Kilpatrick sent a carriage for her and she returned, but  finding him still under the influence of  liquor, she went again to her daughter's  house. This morning Kilpatrick went  to Mrs. Craft's house and opened fire  upon her. All of the shots went wide of  the mark. Then he fired at Mrs. Raymore, the bullet entering her heart and  killing her instantly. Kilpatrick was  arrested. He said he killed the woman  because she refused to marry him after  ha v i h'g ** prom i s ed ~ to��� d o" s Or"���  To Close Churches and Theaters  DISS MOINES, iowa, February 11.��� The  city council of Des Moines has decided l<>  close all churches and theaters, and lo prohibit all public gatherings until the smallpox epidemic shall have abated. The decision will put a stop lo a bitter congressional campaign which Is raging in this  district between judge 1'routy and congressman Hull, as well as the municipal  campaign.  Four Hundred Families Homeless  CHICAGO, February II.���A special to the  Daily News from Norfolk, Virginia, says:  "The town of South Mills. North Carolina,  near Dismal Swamp, was practically destroyed by lire today, and at last reports  the flames were heading towards the  swamp. Four hundred families are reported homeless. A rough estimate places the  loss iit --120,000."'  Handler Knocked Out  PHILADELPHIA, February II. ��� Joe  Walcott stopped Jimmy Handler of New-  nrk in the second round of what was to  have been a six round bout at the.Industrial club tonight. There was never a stage  of the game when the Newark boy had a  chance. Walcott simply contented himself  ty using his left, and lauding almost at  will.  Will Ask for a Transport  TORONTO, February H.���The Evening  Telegram's London cable says: Lord  Strathcona and a deputation will, on  Thursday, ask the colonial secretary to  provide a transport to take tho Welsh settlers In Patagonia lo Canada. In the colonial exhibition at the lioyal Exchange Canada occupies ull the north side of the hall.  Ransom Paid at Last  CONSTANTINOPLE, February II.-Tho  ransom of Miss Stone and her companlan  lias been paid. The length of time allowed  for the release of the captives has not yet  expired, but their delivery to the American  agent Is expected hourly.  Dumont's Baloon Collapsed  MONACO, February II.���Santos Dumont's  dlrigiblo balloon collapsed at sea this afternoon. He was rescued unhurt.  Contraband Chinese  PORT TOWNSEND, February 14.-���  Tlie smuggling of Chinese from British  Columbia continues and a number have  been recently landed on the numerous  islands between here and the British  possessions. The approach of the fishing season has caused a revival of Chinese smuggling, and according to reports  received here, they are being brought  over in sloops, sailing from the British  side at night, and if the sloops fail to  reach thoir destination before daylight  they run into some cove where they remain until dark, when they continue to  their destination. The revenue cutter  Grant has sailed for the purpose of assisting the two revenue launches Scout  and Guard to stop tho smuggling of  Chinese.  Klondyke Customs's Changes  VICTORIA, February 14.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Regarding the report in  tho Seattle papers stating that Ivey  had ordered Busby to move out of American territory and that no customs  officers would hereafter be allowed in  Skagway, colonel Worsop today said  that this was not the case. Busby has,  however, been appointed inspector ot  customs for the northern frontier, with  headquarters at White Horse and jur-  isdeition over the Yukon, but an official  will still be maintained at Skagway.  In the Chess Finals  MONTE CARLO, February 14.���This  morning the chess masters began the  eighth round of the international tournament and when the first adjournment  was made this afternoon, the following  results had been recorded: Tschigorin  had disposed of Mortimer; Schlechter  had beaten Napier and Janowski" had  defeated Popiel. .  A Thousand Deaths Daily  LONDON. February 14.���A dispatch*  to the Exchange Telegraph Company  from Lahore, capitol of the Punjabs,  says that under the new regime of nonintervention, the plague is ravaging the  Punjab, and a thousand deaths are occurring daily. THE  NELSON' TRIBUNE: SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 15, 1902.  -sk? S"^s**^-lS'^-^iS-t&-^��:*sr!r w ?i?^&sr'9r-^'^&r&''^^s!&  &������� .- -      ��� .       ���       '''I  to  to  to  to  to  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.  THE HUDSON'S IBAY COMPMI  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  to  ��V   I  ^  to  to  to  to  q\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J)}  .%   50  . 1 25  . 2 50  . 5 00  . 50  . 1 00  . 2 00  ��he ��rtbntte  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Daily by mall, one month   Daily by mail, three months    Daily by mail, six months    Daily by mail, one year    Semi-weekly by mail, three months  Semi-weekly by mail, six months ...  Semi-weekly by mail, onecyear    Postage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display advertisements run regularly  per inch per month  $4 00  If run less than a month, per Inch per  insertion        25  Classified Ads and Legal Notices, per  word for first Insertion        1  For each additional insertion, per  word         %  AVholesale and Business Directory  Ads (classified) per line per month.    50  Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per  month     25  Address all letters���  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION,  Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  resignation of J. H. Turner and the serious illness of speaker Booth.  SAINT  VALENTINE  We are shewing a  very pretty line ot*  newest designs in  Valentines ranging  in price from 10c  to $2.50 each. Also a. full line of Comics.  But more especially would we draw attention to our pretty and useful line of  articles suitable for Valentines, consisting of Purses, Card Cases, Fountain  Pens, Satchel Bags, Silver and Gold Pencil Cases. These articles accompanied  by a dainty card make cupid's darts  much more effective.  MORLEY & LAING  BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS  BAlCK:t STltKliT. NKLSON, XI. V.  Showrooms "Mason & Itiiol Pianos.  WHO DISCOVERED AMERICA?  * *  * NOTICE  TO SUBSCRIBERS  * BY   CARRIER.  * ,., ���'  * On Saturday next, subscribers  ���f whose Tribunes are delivered by  ���r* carrier will be expected to pay  ���i- the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  ��I* subscription price for the current  ��� week. -  * .  ���I";"H"H-*-I"H"I"I"I-  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  The machine element of the Liberal  party has doubtless bid a sorrowful farewell to the fond hope which it cherished  a year ago for the welding, together of  the Liberal party and Labor interests in  the province. That portion of the Labor vote which Joseph Martin, M. P.P.,  overlooks in the assembling of his forces  will not swell to any appreciable extent  the following of the corporation Liberals of Victoria.  WALLA WALLA WAS BLAMED  r*I**-j**VT'-*ir  The achievements of W. L. M. King,  as a strike, adjuster, appear to grow as  Mr. King puts distance between himself  and the scene of the labor trouble he is  called upon to adjust.   Mr. King, it will  be remembered, was in Rossland during  the  recent   trouble   between   the  Rossland Miners' Union and the mine managers of that camp.    Since his visit the  trouble has been adjusted between the  management of theLe Roi-mine and the  union, but it is doubtful if anyone conversant  with   the  strike  or  its  partial  settlement   will   credit   Mr.   King  with  contributing anything at all calculated  to  bring the settlement about.    Those  who are at all familiar with the Rossland situation are agreed that the Rossland lab^'TTOublT^vxisTIhe one~sliining~  example of the inefficiency of Mr. King  as a strike adjuster, as well as of the  studied   apathy   of   the  so-called   labor  bureau to the cause of labor.   Rossland  during the progress of its strike furnished   the  most glaring instance  of  open-  and  persistent  violations  of the Alien  Labor Act, which,  it was presumed, it  was the duty of the labor bureau to see  enforced.     But   neither   Mr.   Williams,  nor Mr.  King, nor the members of the  federal   government   could   be   induced  to give organized   labor the advantage  of the law which had been made law at  its behest.    This  was bad  enough,  but  the Toronto Globe adds insult to injury  when it. gravely directs attention to the  Rossland   strike   settlement  as   one   ol  the  beneficial   results of the Dominion  labor bureau under the management of  Mr.  King.     From   the   labor   bureau's  standpoint the less said about the settlement   of   the   Rossland   strike   the  better.  Now that the meeting of the legislature is but a few days distant the manufacturer of the "crisis stories" has  gene out of business, and left an anxious  , province to make it own speculations  as to whether it has a government of  sufficient numerical strength to carry  on its business or not. However, from  such utterances as have been made by  the talkative members of the legislature,  it appears that all parties and factions  are desirous of securing a redistribution  bill. None of them are at all anxious  that the election for the next legislature  should be forced upon the present distribution of seats. For this reason it  is not likely that anything approaching  a crisis will be precipitated during the  first portion of the session. There will  doubtless be more or less sparring but  it may be doubted that the V. V. & E.  bolters, who constitute the present opposition, will be any stronger this session than they were last, saving of  course the two vacancies caused by the  Tot the Fatal Collision  Blame for the collision between the  steamship Walla Walla and the French  bark Max on January 2nd, off Cape Mendocino, by which thirty-six persons lost  their lives, has been fixed on the Walla  Walla by the board of United States  local inspectors of steam vessels. The  decision relates that "after a careful  consideration of the evidence in this  case, some of which is contradictory and  questionable," the inspectors find that  the collision occurred between 4:05 and  4:15 a. m., and say:  "The cause of the collision was tlie  faulty lookout kept on the Walla Walla  by the officer in charge of the bridge,  who was in the charthouse, and the  men on the lookout, one of whom, named Wilson, was not at his post when the  collision occurred. Had the officer  seen the light from the bridge when it  was first reported by lookout Johnson,  and had he at that time ordered the  helm hard-a-starboard, instead of hard-  a-port, he would have gone clear, or he  might have stopped and .backed his engines full speed."  The inspectors find that the lights on  the Max were burning, and that she kept  her course from the time the lights were  seen until the collision. They are satisfied that the time testified to by second officer Lupp, 4:56 a. m., was erroneous, and not borne out by other evidence, the testimony showing that Lupp  and Hughes were both in the chart-  house when  the  lookout' reported  the  'lightr^The^decision-continues:"   "From the testimony of A. L. Hall,  master, who says he spoke to third officer Hughes on the bridge after the watches were changed at 4 a. m., and left  him there when he went below; of F.  Lupp, second officer, who says he was  relieved by third officer Hughes at 4  a. m.; of Ephraim Johnson, who says  he saw third officer Hughes in the chnrt-  house with second officer Lupp when he  reported the light to him after 4 a. m.,  and Mi*. Hughes answered, him saying  all right; of M. Lingram, who says he  saw third oflicer Hughes in the chart-  house with second oflicer Lupp after he  came to report the compass to Mr. Lapp  after 4 a. m., and of quartermaster E.  ISttcrshrank. who says that Mr. Hughes  was on watch after 4 a. ni., it places the  responsibility on John Hughes, who  held a master's license and was third  oflicer on the Walla Walla at that time  in charge of the steamer when tho collision occurred, and, in the absence of  his defence, we have to exonerate A. L.  Hall, master, and F. Lupp, second officer, the surviving officers, who were on  trial before us for the loss of the Walla  Wr.Ua."  The inspectors find that a sufficient  number of boats and rafts were launched to save all on board, and that many  of the passengers refused to go in the  boats, some getting on board again after  having once left, tho ship, rt is suggested that had the five bulkheads been  built to the main deck instead of only  to the lower deck the steamer would  have floated. Her construction complied  with federal requirements, however.  There seemed to be no testimony sufficient to find that any of the boats wilfully deserted the scene of the wreck,  though some might have drifted away  despite the efforts of those in charge.  The testimony of captain Benoist, of the  Max shows that immediately after the  collision he burned lights aboard his  vessel and remained hove to until about  noon.  The value of the Walla Walla is estimated at $300,000, and that of her cargo at $250,000.  Death of Well Known Druggist  HALIFAX, February 14.���Martin F.  Eager, formerly a well known druggist  and for the past ten years in the commission business at Dartmouth, died  this morning, aged 65 years. He was  well know throughout the Dominion.  Columbus Crowded Out  The old saw "Columbus discovered America in 111)2," {jot into hardwood in recent  years, and is in great danger of being  broken. Antiquarians and historians have  been busy exploring dusty archives, hunting up and translating old documents, comparing ancient records, and preparing authentic accounts of life and work on the  continent of North America at as early a  date as any records refer to.  Homo and Copenhagen have proved particularly fruitful in valuable relics and records, and the information gained from  these and other sources has provided some  enterprises for the investigators, and the  facts are no less important than they are  interesting. The story told in the public  school books of Canada and the United  States up to a comparatively recent date,  and, indeed, found in some of them today,  to tho effect that Columbus discovered America, is now considered in well informed  circles to be what is commonly called a  fairy tale,  j It has been known to historians for more  than a century, and the proof is overwhelming, that the European hemisphere  was known to Europeans more than four  hundred years before the birth of Christopher Columbus. The "'Sagas,*' (Scandinavian records) tell us that Leif Erikson discovered Vinland (Canada) as early as A.  D. 1001, and it was known at the Holy See  shortly after that date, lt is even known  that Columbus, before setting out on his  proposed voyage of discovery, went to Iceland and-there got maps and considerable  information about the country he was  about to discover.  Mr. Emmanuel Ohlen of Montreal, consul of Peru and Nicaragua, and corresponding secretary of the Montreal Numismatic  and Anticiuarian Society, has kindly supplied the Witness with tho following particulars regarding the early history of this  continent. Mr.  Ohlen says:  The precious records in the Vatican library at Rome, as well as in the lioraries  at Copenhagen, Paris, Stockholm, Chris-  tiania, Upsala and the British museum go  to show that not only do there exist innumerable "sagas'" describing minutely the  trips of the Vikings in the ninth and tenth  centuries, but also maps and papal documents which go to prove without the  slightest doubt that this continent was discovered and. moreover, inhabited, centuries  before the time of Columbus.  In the European archives .especially at  Rome and Copenhagen, are papal bulls appointing the first bishop of Greenland and  the lands beyond the sea. These documents  refer to the appointment of Albert, bishop  of Greenland, In 1055, and of Erik Upsi in  1112. The latter is specially mentioned as  having visited Vinland in 1121 and ministered to the people, organizing a church,  etc. The names of twenty-two bishops are  mentioned in succession in the papal bulls  above referred to. After the date of the appointment of the llrst bishop, the Holy  See was in constant and continuous communication with the apostolic See at Giirde,  Greenland, and there are numerous papal  documents still preserved from that period.  The Right Rev. bishop 1-Iowley of St.  Johns, Newfoundland, maintains strongly  that one of the early Norse settlements  was situated at Miramlchi bay, New  Brunswick, and stones bearing indecipherable Inscriptions have heen found at  Yarmouth. Nova Scotia, and even some distance Inland.  It is curious to note that the later Europeans, in describing the language of tho  now extinct tribe ot Beowtouk Indians,  who originally inhabited the Maritime provinces and Newfoundland, cite many words  clearly shown to be of Norse origin. The  Implements also used by these Indians, and  even those of the Micmac tribe, were of  Norse desi-rn.  Again, when (he Jesuit fathers arrived  in Nova Scotia, about the middle of the  seventeenth century, they found, it is recorded in their interesting book, "Jesuito  ^RelationSri=-thftt-"the=lndians^had^the^sy.m^  bol of the cross and knew the meaning before they arrived.  Among the most .significant and interesting mementos ot the ancient colonies are  Ihe ruins of churches to be found in various parts of Greenland. One was the  church at Kakortok, on Ihe west coast of  Greenland. It i.s built of big stones and  there are evidences that lime was used in  its construction, ln the year 1815 the walls  were still standing to the height of 27 feet  at the east end and 21 feet at the west end.  The building was 25 yards 1(! inches long,  and 12 yards Ki Inches wide on the exterior and the front was towards the east.  It had four windows, two doors and a hell.  When the edifice was destroyed, as It appears lo have been, liy lire, the bell wa.s  melted, or partially so by the heat, and  rendered useless. In the church walls  niches are still lo lie seen In which the  statutes of saints were once placed. A  sluiie wall enclosed the graveyard near by  and the priest's house wus in close proximity. Little regard is had for the ruins  by visitors to these part!-, and vandalism  lid'* almost razed them. These aud other  similar ruins, we are told, are being destroyed by American whalers, who llnd  (hem convenient, places In which lo boil  their blubber.  The tombstones which have been found  furnish the most interesting information.  One stone bears, besides a cross, the following inscription: "I I Bit: HVILIR: HRO,  KULGUIiMS: S." The cross indicates that  the person buried was a Christian, and the  inscription means: '"Here rests Harold,  son of Kolizrim."  Another stone was broken in twain. Its  size now is I yard 15 inches by l-I inches.  it is Mat, thin, and in red sandstone. The  inscription i.s In Runic characters and reads  thus: "V1GD1S: M. D. HVILIR: 111211-  GLIiDI'J: GUD: SAL: JI E(N)NA It." Which  means, "Vigdis, iU.'s daughter rests here,  may God gladden her soul. '  Evidences exist that the Christian church  wa.s established as far north a.s Ratlin's  island. There was also a church about four  miles from the present Danish village of  Uppernavik, the ruins of which still remain. This place is specially Interesting  because of a ���'settlement stone" or monument found there which gives the date of  the foundation of the hottlemcnl. This  stone is of a dark greu color, and bears an  inscription in Runic characters which state  that ���'Erling, son of Sigvat, Bjarue, sou of  Thordnr, and Endridu, son ol" Odd, erected  this stone on Saturday, April iiith, li:'*i. and  cultivated this district." In view of these  facts, it would bo absurd to maintain tlucid saying that Columbus discovered America, and that Cabot and Jacques Carllcr  were the llrst Europeans to set eyes on  Canada-  Canadian historians, or ralher antiquarians, have- a wide Held before them, and it  is hoped that a further search will be made  for relics in those parts of Canada in  which the Norsemen are believed to have  settled.  Mr. Ohlen concluded an interview with a  Witness reporter by stating that nothing  short of historical truth should be given  the public and and placed before the children of Canada in their school books. Thoy  should know that Columbus did not discover America, but that this continent was  - "���*������. ��� "*-"���������.��� **B<v ��� ***���*��� ""v* *?*.��� ���*"���*������.��� *^x* **�����>. ��� '"*^- ""^ ��� ***>��k. ���"��������. ��� ��������>��. *<���<<��, ��� *�����.  Just received a large assortment of ladies' and childrens' night dresses, enemies and drawers, corset covers, white  skirts, infant and children's dresses.   We offer these lines at; speaial sale prica* for next ten days.  m  ���% *J* ��*-|*�� A ���?����� ���% ���*J�� *T�� ���?���* '**?��� ������?������ A ��?������  Annual  Whitewear  usliq  and Lace Sale  ���f*   *�����   *m*   *f"   *I*   ***   *J*   *!*   *f*   **���   *J"   *l*   *I*   *J*   *J*   *l"   *m*   *i*  New grass linen suitings and trimmings. 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Ladies' white combination chemise and skirts in large variety.  ���**J*   ��J��   -J.   *%���   ��|��   *?<���   ���?*   ��J*   -*-J-��   ���!���   ���?<���   <e|-t   *!��   .%  to  to  9\  9\  9\  >tt  9)  to  9)  9\  to  rvine  36 Baker Street  00 ,0%f.^0. 00^  KELSON, B. 0.  ^-?La.<!L''��L'*-\''5?' 0* - &'  to  to  9}  91  to  ���5^".��^��-"ST- *>���������-��. ���itek-,��^.  *8i *-m5 *!��S^- "JSft "JS** '_.2& ��� 12S'  ���   -*<^ t  -*m t  -^& ��� -���� t, -vg<4 ,  ^l<x  ���  *^<1**k* *0<<-fc ��� *^fe| . *"<��&.   <   -^-Al ��� **<0>k < *"a***-<     "-OOkk ���   *,*<<Th   *��<*<'*���*  ft_> 0��a�� >*is& -���as*-*; ^ss> -OSes- ^l***���* **ss> *&&��� '��<3>^iSB> ^sS ����*ii> xflB '-&��  discovered, inhabited and settled by a cultured and Christian people centuries before Columbus was born, to which fact the  authorities and proofs above cited, among  ethers, bear witness. It is high time, he  thinks, thai Canadians discarded the old  version of the "Columbus" story from their  histories, and put that great man in his  proper place.  In 1073 pope Alexander. II. Issued a special bull to the archbishop of Hamburg regarding the Greenland diocese. Further appointments were made by pope Paschal if.  Pope Eugenius HI. in 1153 issued bulls; emperor Frederick I. in 115S issued a decree  regarding Greenland. Rope Innocent III.  appointed Tliorer Gusmuridsson, archbishop  of Greenland, among other countries in 1205.  Pope Johannes issued a bull also about  this country ii: 12Vli. As-late as 14-IS pope  Nicholas V. wrote to the "bishops of the  northern countries" ordering them to see  that Christianity was maintained in Greenland, and expressing the wish that a new  bishop be appointed. He regretted that the  church Und boon devastated by the Black  Death, and that the natives had wrought  such havoc among the surviving white residents of. the country.   .  From that date, however, no special bishops seems to have been appointed to Greenland for a considerable period. Documents  show that the Black Death carried off  riany hundreds of the inhabitants. It is  estimated that half the people In the British isles, Franco and Scandinavia, and  three-fourths of the inhabitants of Vinland and Greenland perished of the plague.  As the European cousins themselves were  unable to assist them, the few remaining  whites of tlie western hemisphere were  at the mercy of the natives, and were naturally unable to withstand the formidable  numbers that closed in upon them. It is  regrettable to have to add that some of  the Vikings, to save their lives, renounced  Christianity and adopted the pagan form  of worship.  It would seem that not until 1721 was religious work again successfully resumed in  Greenland. About that time Hans Egede, a  Danish Protestant missionary, crossed over  to Greenland aud from that date the country has been restored to Christiantiy.  The adventurous people commonly called  Vikings or Norsemen, came from Iceland,  Orkney and Shetland, the Hebrides,' Norway, Sweden. Denmark, the British Isles,  und . the north of France. For centuries a  brisk trade was carried on between these  countries and the new settlements in Vinland and Greenland.  Numerous receipts from the treasury  of the Papal See show that the dioceses of  Iceland, Greenland and Vinland paid their  ''Peter's pence" regularly, not in currency,  but with products, which were sold in  "^Jrbhflieim; n6udbh^aiul^l-Idmburgr���and  were thus converted into money, which  duly reached the papal treasury? It is also  a well known fact that several priests and  bishops of the dioceses In the western hemisphere paid personal visits to the papal  See, and the popes were consequently well  informed regarding the progress being  made in the over-sea settlements.  As a further proof of the early settlement  of North America by European peoples, it  may be stated that there are at least sixteen maiis extant showing parts of tho  western hemisphere, as known before the  time of Columbus:. Professor A. E. Nord-  onskiold, who died last summer In Stockholm, republished these series of maps, a  ropy il" which is in the Chateau de Rnme-  zay, und Is tho property of the Montreal  Numismatic and Antiquarian Society.  'Resides the "sagas," maps and bulls referred to. there are, last but not least, the  ruins of the habitations, churches and  monuments   of  those  early   settlers.   Such  ruins aro numerous both on the east and  west coasts of Greenland, and they have  been found ns far north as Baffin's Bay.  Similar ruins would, no doubt, be found on  the Labrador, Newfoundland and Canadian  coasts it search were made.  ���A certain school of United States historians claim that the ancient Vinland known  to these ancient settlers included some of  the New England states. .They even point  out places at Watertown, New York,  Charlestown, Massachusetts, and other localities as having been early Norse settlements, indicated by' several ruins found  there.  This is not tho place, ,says Mr. Ohlen, to  dispute this claim; but, he adds, to any  intelligent observer it must'be clear that  Canada was the country that the Norsemen iirst set their eyes on and in which  their, settlements were fust founded.  KOOTENAY ....  COFFEE CO.  ******************.***.***���  Coffes Roasters  Dealers In *Jea and Coffee  39*��399**-3*3��eefceee  Wo aro offoring at lowest prices the bosfc  f-adea o   Ceylon, India, China aud Japan  eas.  Our Best-, Motha and .Tnva Coffee, per  pound ; %   4$  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 4 pounds  1 00  Special E^nd Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Kio Blend Coffoo, 6 pounds  1 00  Spocial Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  o o:Mi:p^:]srY  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NEIS0IN, B. C,  TELEPHONE \i0, 219,    P. 0. BOX 888.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  H|ARBl  BRICK M0 LIN|E  ING  CT  The   Mansfield    Manufacturing  Company ;;!  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices.    Special quotations   to   builders   and contractors for large  orders.  KOOTENAY CQFFEE CO.  Telephone���177.  P.O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  As a going concern the business carried on by the EXPRESS CIGAR COMPANY, under the management of the  'ate A. B. Gray.  Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon, Monday,  February 2-^th for the stock in trade and  fixtures of the above company, made up  as follows:  C'c.irs���-  Domestic   Imported      Imported in bond    Scotch whiskey in bond...  .?32G2 94  . 434 53  . 3(i7 80  .    310 69  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 duo and payable at  my oflice, situate at the court house, Ward  street,   Nelson.    This   notice,   in   terms  of  law, Is equivalent to a personal demand by  mo upon all persons liable for taxes.  HARRY WRIGHT,  Assessor and Collector,  Nelson Postofllce.  Dated at Nelson, 13th January, 1002.  .NOTICE.  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  .   COLUMBIA.  In tho matter of the Winding Up Act,  Chapter 129 of tho revised statutes of  Canada and amending acts, and .In tho  matter ot the Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  Notico la hereby given that the honorable  tho 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  tha time and place for tho appointment of  an official liquidator of tho above named  company. J.   J.   CAMBRIDGE,  District Registrar.  stTleoi? hot^prings  ORDERS BY  iAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  OFFICE:    BAKER STREET WEST, JJEISO^ B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P. 0 BOX 68S.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.-CORNER OP  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nolson,  wholesale dealers In assayers' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.  ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY \*i  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Pious-  ton Block, Nelson.  FRSH AND SALT MEATS.  ��4381 91  Fixtures and office furniture     4S0 25  Separate tenders will be received for  the cigars, liquor and fixtures.  TERMS���25 per cent cash, balance in  two, four, and six months, with approved  security, with interest at 8 per cent, per  annum.  This is an excellent opportunity to secure a good paying business.  Tlie stock, books of the company, and  stock sheets may be inspected on application to the undersigned.  E. B.  McDERMID,  Liquidator, Clements-Hillyer block,  GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION.  I have much pleasure in extending an invitation to all to attend the celebration of  iho opening of my new hotel, at St. Leon  Hot Springs, on Tuesday, February ISth.  M.  GRADY.  FOR SALE.  A good cottage, four rooms, bath, pantry,  good basement, hot and cold water, with  two good lots cleared and fenced, with  chicken house at ba.jk, and good garden  with bearing fruit trees. Situated on Mill  street, near corner of Hall street. For  terms, etc., apply  R.  W. DAY,. Madden Block.  NOTICE.  .John R. McDougall. whose present address is unknown, will learn something to  his advantage bv immediately telegraphing  or writing to James Wilks, 1'. O. Box 100,  Nelson, B. C.  P. BURNS & CO., BAK1SR STREET.  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.   G^JCRIES.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  ited, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLD1TCH & CO. ��� FRONT  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONALD & CO.-CORNER OF  Front and Hall Streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and ��� jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws, and miners' sundries. .  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  "^TURNER, BEETON & CO.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary.  NOTICES  OF MEETINGS.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7. K. O. X. M.���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  aro cordially invited to attend. Dr. *VV.  Rose, U. K.; A. VV. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, 1\ C.  m  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. &  A. M,, meets second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. O. E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday ot  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, 8ecre-  tar y.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  12o', G, 11. C���Moots third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. George Johnstone, Z.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  LOST-GREEN POCK13TROOK WITH  monogram Al. C. Containing check and  small change. Finder will please leave at  Morrison & Caldwell's store and obtain  reward.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY,  ARCHITECTS:   A.   C.   EWART.   ARCHITECT���ROOM   3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  drXyagIT]  'TJ'URNKrUTtE, P1AN0S7"SAFKS, ETC?,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store, Ward Street.  FURNITURE]  "dTjTrobertson & co., FuiiNmrniii  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 21)2, night 'phone No. at)7. Next  new postofllce building, Vernon Street,  Nelson.   TRADES^ND^LABOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, KcTJil, W. F. Of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley Streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. J. R. McPherson, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men ?3.50, liammersmen J3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers ?3.  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' 1NTERNA-  tional Union of America, Local No. VM,  Nelson, 13. C Meets every second and  fourth Monday in each month, at S o'clock  sharp. Visiting members invited. Eli Sutcliffe, president; E. DeMcrs, secretary. ��� -:  LAUNDRY WORKERS* UNION ���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:31) o'clock p.  in. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WRD-  nesday evening ot each week at 7 o'clock.  In Miners' Union Wall. John Burns, sr.,  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION, NO.  143, W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays ln each month at  S:30 p. in. sharp. Chris Luft, president;  C. F. Bell, secretary; If. M. Fortier financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERV  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary*   -?��� O. Box 161. ������KstaBE-g-ia-aa^  *��a��3��pme��f^tg��^  THE NELSON TRIBUNE:  SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 15, 1902  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL. aU paid up-..$12,000,000.00  RHST  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       876 631.61  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. 8. Clovston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets,  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities In Canada,  Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Comtnerolal and Travelers' Credits,  available In any cart of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Ebo.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  THE CANADIAN ,  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITn WHICH 18 AMAIOAMATKD  THE  BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       -     -   . -     |8��00.000  Reserve Fund,      -     -     -     -  s*2,ooo,uuu  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000;  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B   E. Walker,  General Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. El. C.  New York  Offlce, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Branches in Canada and tho  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorost allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE V.  HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  The CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE  Wjth Which is Amalgamated the Bank of British Columbia  HEAD OFFICE, TOEONTO, ONTARIO  CAPITAL, PAID UP      -      -      -      -      $8,000,000  REST       -      -      -      -      -      -      -       2,000,000  DIRECTORS  HON. GEO. A. COX, PRESIDENT     .  ��� ROBERT KILGOUR, ESQ.      .      .    VICE-PRESIDENT  B.   E.   WALKER,   GENERAL   MANAGER.  J. H. PLUMMER, ASS'T  GENERAL  MANAGER.  GENERAL STATEMENT  30th NOVEMBER. 1901.  LIABILITIES.  Notes of the Bank in circulation  ? 7,26.6,266 00  Deposits not bearing interest.  $14,974,600 45  .  Deposits bearing interest, including interests accrued to date..'.     36,704,765 50  .  $51,679,365 95  Balances due to other Banks in Canada.'            240,567 54  Balances due to other Banks in foreign  countries  ,      166,770 G3  Balances due to Agents in- Great Britain.  <        730.45S 34  Dividends   unpaid ��������� 1,906 87  Dividend No. 09, payable 2nd December.         280,000 00  Capital paid-up .?8,000,000 00  Rest  ". .... 2,000,000 00  Balance'of Profit and Loss Account carried forward ". 7 251,047.84.  ' ��� :    10,251,047 84  $70,616,3S3 17  ASSETS.  Coin and Bullion ������..������ .'$1,350,579 07  . Dominion Notes ��� 1,649,395 50.    $ 2,999,974 57  Deposit with Dominion Government for security of Note circulation   300,000 00  Notes of and Cheques on other Banks *...  2,252,245 53  Balances due by other Banks in Canada  227.S46 03  Balances due by agents of the Bauk and other Banks in foreign  countries   ������.��������� 1.952,398 S2  Government Bonds, Municipal  and other  securities.  9,401,700 85  Call anil Short Loans on Stocks aud Bonds     8,691,429 93  $25,S25,595 73  Other current Loans and Discounts , :  43,081,354 S4  Overdue Debts (loss fully provided for)   269,843 24  Real Estate (other than Bank premises)    ���  174.S79 06  Mortgages    178'032 *[  Bank Premises ������ ��������� ���  l^0'000 ����  Other Assets ..............;  86-677 66  ��� $70,616,383 17  ...- B.  B.  WALKER,  General Manager.  PROFIT AND LOSS ACCOUNT  The Directors beg to present to the Shareholders the thirty-fifth Annual  TRipInC"^  the usual statement of Assets and Liabilities: .    '       ���  The balance at credit at Profit and Loss. Account,  brought forward from last year, was       $117,876 03  The Net Profits of the half year ending   30th   November,   after  providing for  all  bad  and  doubtful debts, amounted to         477,595 32  Which has been appropriated as follows: ���  Dividend No. 69 at Seven per cent, per annum    Transferred to Pension Fund   Expenditure  on   Bank   Premises    charged   to   Profit   and   Loss  Account     Balance carried forward..        $595,471 35  280,000 00  7,500 00  56,923 51  251,047 S4  $595,471 35  MARTIN'S PUA FOR UNION  Dos Should Wag the Tail  To the Editor, Victoria Times: I am  going to observe the spirit in which your  paper deals with the recent Liberal1  convention. You lay it down as-an  axiom that the body who called the convention together had >he right to dictate as to its composition. This proposition is to my mind absolutely absurd.  Suppose the provincial executive instead  of giving editors of newspapers a seat  in- the convention ex officio, as they  did, had "declared that all the barbers  and blacksmiths in the province should  be members of the convention.  The provincial executive itself claimed  no such power. In their last circular  they expressly stated that the proposal  to have themselves and editors sit as  delegates was a mere suggestion on then-  part and could be adopted or annulled  by the convention as. it might see lit.  In pursuance of that idea the proposition came before the convention under  the motion of John Oliver, M. P. P.,  passed unanimously. The vote was  carefully taken under the direction ot  senator Templeman, as chairman, and  John H. Kerr, as secretary, both members of the provincial executive. Each  delegate's name was called and he was  asked to say yes or no,   The result of  that vote was 70 against and 41 for  Surely by all the rules of fair play such  a conclusive vote should- have settled  the controversy. But not so. Twenty-  four delegates left the convention. Will  any of these twenty-four gentlemen produce a valid reason for this step?  Will it be contended that it was absolutely necessary for the success of the  convention that the provincial executive  and these editors should sit in it? Were  any of these delegates instructed by  their associations to make the seating  of these gentlemen a sine qua non and  bolt the convention if they could not  have their own way?  There were arguments on both sides.  Who was to decide. The gentlemen who  have bolted agreed to the tribunal selected,, and now because they were overruled on a very minor point they are  willing to break up the Liberal party in  the province, and you, Mr. Editor, call  the 93 delegates who remained and did  business the rump of the convention.  By what process of reasoning are you  able to take a meeting consisting of  men and divide it into two bodies, one  consisting of 93 and the other of 24, and  claim that the 24 should rule the 93?  That the 24 contributed the real convention and the 93 were only the rump?  Is it because the most of the 2-1 were  from Victoria and its immediate vicinity  that one of them stanads for about four  from the rest of the province?  Let us call the roll, Mr. Editor. The  following delegates remained and did  business for the Liberal party:    North-  OS1    C^-JiT-*-lDJ*-  Capital (paid up)  Rest  - $2,500,000  - 81,860,000  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branohos In Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebco.  H. S. HOWLAND President).  D. R. WILKIN... General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  ^���* *u2&'^S"*! ���JSS: 1^5* ���-25'�� ������^^  ^��.*a��:-**-*��-*������� "*$fe*  ���f^fP'00-       0-00  .>*������������. ��� *��<* ���"���**�� <��� "S*. ��� ****V **��\         _ -*^-a^-*^>��?����-*a&^i!!!!��  00' - 00 ' 00 ' 00  00' _0.  ���000��,l^^.$&^'3^^.^.^'^.^.^.^.^.^.$&^.^'.^��0  to  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking bnsinot-s transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits rocoived and  intorest-allowed.  l.'rafta ?old, availablo in all part of Canada,  United Statos aud Kuropo.  Special attention given to coll       ns.  J, M, LAY, Manager.  east Kootenay, 3; Southeast Kootenay,  2; Revelstoke, 3; Sloean, 3; Nelson, 3;  Cariboo, 6; Eeast Lillooet, 3; West Lillooet, 2; West Yale, 3; North Yale, 2;  Eeast Yale, 3; Dewdney, 3; Chilliwack,  2; Delta, 1; New Westminster, 3; Richmond, 3; Cassiar, 6; Vancouver city, 12;:  Comox, 1; North Nanaimo, 3; South  Nanaimo, 3; Nanaimo city, 3; Alberni,  3; Cowichan, 3; North Victoria, 1;'  Esquimau, 3; Victoria city, 3. Eighty-  six elected delegates and seven members,  making-. 93 in -all.     .��� ���..��������� -  Those who bolted were: Southeast  Kootenay, 1; North Yale, 1; Rossland,  3;-North Victoria,.2; South Victoria, 3;  Esquimklt, 3; 'Victoria city, 9. Twenty-  two elected delegates and two members,  making 24:in all.;,  Of tlie'41 gentlemen who voted to let'  in the executive and editors 17 remained  with us and did business.  I claim,- Mr. Editor, that it would be  impossible to get together a more, representative convention of Liberals of this  province than this one. Every local  consistency had delegates and all had a  full complement of three delegates, except that East Lillooet and Chilliwack were each short one and Delta  and Comox were each two short.  The 93 delegates who did business had  a good many differences of opinion, but  they agreed unanimously for party lines,  unanimously agreed to support the elect-  fed leader.  ' ''.  Let. us - therefor pull together. Let  the gentlemen who left the convention  fair into line and devote their energies  to the success of the Liberal party in the  next provincial election. If they won't  do that then-I call upon; their-respective  associations to deal with the matter and  insist upon the majority giving away to  the majority.  We   have   plenty   of   light   on   hand  against our opponents, the Conservative  party, and we cannot afford- to have .and--  must not have any quarrels, among ourselves.   Your truly,  JOSEPH MARTIN.  Liberal Leader foi-British Columbia.  Vancouver, B.C., February 10, 1902.  Novel Kailway Device  CHICAGO, February 13.���A practical  demonstration".of'th'e utility d'f a new departure which, it* is. claimed .'by the railway officials, will eventually prove the solution in a large degree of the railway collision problem, was made last night on the  Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad,  near here. The device consists of-.an exceedingly strong headlight, which not only  perfectly illuminates the track with an intensely 'brilliant shaft of light for a distance" of a mile,' but also embraces the  striking and novel feature, of a beam of  light of almost equal brilliancy penetrating  over 700 feet above, which can be clearly  seen ten miles distant. It Is thereby possible for approaching trains to locate each  other by this feature, which railroad officials claim will eliminate the possibility of  collision. .This .vertical beam Will, Jwa hilly  country especially, where curves, .in-,-the.  track are numerous, so positively fix- the  location of trains that nothing but care-  lessness on the part of engineers will permit a collision. One of the heaviest passenger engines on the Chicago, Milwaukee  & St. Paul, experimentally equipped with  this headlight, drew a special train a number of miles but of Chicago last night and  a practical demonstration of the working  of the apparatus was given under the- su-  -Ii<-:rvision=o'f-t'harlcs-W.-Adams,-formerly���  assislant general passenger agent of the  Pennsylvania division. At a distance of  half a mile the telegraph .poles and frame  work of the semiphores were clearly defined, while the track bed itself was visible  lor one mile. Straight ahead of the locomotive a shaft of light as thick as a man s  body penetreated the darkness and persons  posted ten miles away reported that it was  clearly distinguishable. This is an entirely  new departure-'��� in headlight illumination  and railway signals. It.is further proposed  to convey signals of distress or other communications where trouble occurs between  telegraph points by the use ol' colored glass  to color the vertical ray of light.  Pedestrians Playing Out  -- NEW YORK, Fqbr.uary 111.���With half  their journey over. The pedestrians are beginning to show tho -strain in the six-day  walking match. .Twenty-one 'teams have  survived the pace, but stimulants are being frequently used. The score at S o'clock  this morning wa.s: Ilegelmann and Cavanaugh, -174.4; Shelton and Guerrero, 452.0;  Kaliov and Melkuss, ���Mil*,.. Golden and  Trneov, i::7.1); Glick and Ilowarth, 41S.J;  Davis' and Carroll, 400.C; Ileer and Heer,  :iS7.S; D'Kan and Campbell, asi'S; Peony and  Fceny, 303.0; Hurst and Hurst, 3S5.4.  More Turkish iWarranta  CONSTANTJNOPI^E, February/l3.��� Warrants 'naive been issued. for the arrest tjf  princes Lutfullah -and Sabahaclin, sons of  Damad Mahmud Pasha, the sultna's brother-in-law, and other prominent Turkish  fugitives, who are charged with organizing  at the prince's headquarters in Paris,-a  conspiracy to overthrow the sultan Abdul  Hamid. They will probably be sentenced  to death bv'default, as was recently done  in the case of Damad Mahmud Pasha...  Shipping Ponies for Coronation  SAN ANTONIO, Texas, February 13.���  J. II. Tappanni, a breeder of. polo ponies,  has shipped George Gould eleven of tho  best ponies cm his ranch near this city. It  is understood here that these ponies will-  go to Kngland to participate in the international polo tournament, to be held at  Hurlinghame, during the coronation ceremonies of king Kdward.  The Champion Operator  INDIANAPOLIS, February 13.-CUmde  ("'rouse, a printer of this city, has broken  tho record as the fastest operator on the  Linotype machine. Ho set up in seven  hours'and 45 minute.--, ,Si*.20(i cms. The fastest heretofore made was the same number  in eight hours by another printer.  Connecting Two Continents  CHICAGO,   February    13.���Options    have  'just  been  secured  by  captain   K.  V>.  C'om-  irgs of Seattle, on three steamships fur the  Trans-Alaskan railway, to ply between Se-  to  to  to  to  to  9\  to  ^���***************-*********************************-******************^  1890-KSTAEIilSHBD IN N"]LBON-1902  1 Jacob Dover   The Jeweler   Nelson. B. C.  ft 7  $ Now that I am through stock-taking I intend to reduce my stock by giving  ft the public a rednction of 15 per cent off on the dollar.   I invite you all and I  % guarantee all goods sola  * We have so many different lines that it is impossible to mention them all  * but here are a few of them.  J{j|     .   Diamond  and   Pearl  Jewelry, Watches, Clocks,  Silverware, Karn   Pianos  ft and Sewing Machines  | Jacob Dover,  "The Jeweler."  %:6tf:*��fe&6f-f:tS6fe6e-e6  "Si  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ii-  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  ib  ill  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  %  9}  VVSL* 1^0 -fSf 'fl0. 00.00 .00 ���  '' -Sh �������" '2F***' &" S?1***' .53*" JS9**" tP*' V*' S^" i��**" �����"*"  I  9\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  -tat*.**--***  VIP?  ��r  attle and Alimna bay, Alaska, and forming  the connecting link in railway transportation between the United States and Asia.  Captain Comings has for several months  past been searching on the Atlantic coast  and along the great lakes tor suitable vessels. Those secured aro of 2400 tons freight  and 300 passenger capacity and cost approximately $125,000 each. One was secured  en the Atlantic coast and two on the  lakes. They are-single screw vessels with  a speed of ten knots an hour, 275 feet long:  and 40 foot beam. They will proced to Seattle via the Straits of Magellan and be  put in service there about the 1st of May.  J. T. Corncroft, who explored the route  of the Trans-Alaskan from Alimna bay to  Port Clarence, left last night for "Washington after a conference with captain Comings relative to the purchase of the steamers.  Sharkey and Jeffries to Meet  NEW YORK, February 13.-A dispatch  has been received by the managers of Tom  Sharkey from the manager of the International Athletic Club, at Fort Erie, Ontario,  offering 05 per cent of tho gross receipts  for a light between Jeffries and Sharkey.  A copy of the offer has been forwarded to  Jeffries.  Y. M. 0. A. Burned Out  GENEVA, New York, February 13.���  Geneva, suffered by a ?100,000 fire tonight. ��� It broke put in the Y. M. C. A.  building, at 6 o'clock, and in ten minutes the big building -was a mass of  flames. Thirty boys whe were in' the  gymnasium on the to*) floor escaped in  their gymnasium suits down the ladder.  Fatal Kailway Wreck  ALTOONA, Pennsylvania, February  14.���Three men killed, four probably  fatally, and two seriously injured, one  freight train a complete wreck and another nearly so, is the result of an accident, this morning on the Pennsylvania  road, on a steep grade a few miles west  of the'Horse Shoe curve.  W^i  (LIMITED)  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine  Lumber Always in  We carry a complete stock of  Ccast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Fii>  "iah, -filmed Work, Sash and Docffs.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Oo.Ltd.  COUNEK OF _  FtKNimYX AND VKKHON STOHiKTH  Separate' sealed tenders, addressed to the  undersigned will bo received, at this oilico  until Tuesday, February 25th, inclusively,  for the construction of the armories at the  following places:  1st. ltevelstoke, 13. C.  2nd.  Kamloops, B. C.  3rd. Kaslo, li. C.  4th. Nelson, B. C.  Plans and specifications can be seen and  forms of tenders obtained for Revelstoke  and Kaslo on application to the postmasters at thoso places; at Nelson at the ollice  of Mr. J. A. Macdonald, architect, Nelson;  for Kamloops at the oflice of Mr. A.  Thompson, clerk o�� works, Kamloops; and  for all tho works at the department ot  public works, Ottawa.  Envelopes containing tenders must bo endorsed "Tender for armory, Revelstoke; '  "Tender for armory, Kamloops;" "Tender  for- armory, Kaslo;"-and "Tender for ar-  nrory, Nelson" respectively.  Persons tendering are notified that tenders will not be considered unless made on  the form supplied, and signed with their  actual sis-natures.  Each tender must be accompanied by an  accepted check on a chartered bank, made  payable to the order of the honorable the  minister of public works, equal to ton per  cent (10 p.c.) of the amount of-the tender,  which will be forfeited if the party decline lo enter into a contract when called  upon to do so, or if he fait 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. By order,  FRED GEWNAS, Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, January 25th, 1902.  Newspapers inserting- this advertisement  without authority from the department will  not be paid for it.  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that I intend to  npplyat tho next sitting of tho board of  lleenso commissioners for tho City of Nelson, to bo hold after tho expiration of  thirty davs from tho date hereof, for a  transfer of. tho retail liquor lleenso now-  held by mo for the "Grand Hotel," situate  on Vernon street in tho City of Nelson, on  tho east hnlf ,o�� lot **,��� block 2, sub-division  of lot 95,��� -rroiiii 1, West Kootenay district,  to  John  Biomberg of tho City of Nolson.  GUS  NELSON.  Witness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  CLASSIFIED ADS.   ARTICLESJB-OR SALR   SEWING MACHINES OF ALL, KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  TO J.ET.�����������<_��� UK ROOM COTTAGE ON  Park street, opposite hospital. Rent, including' water, $12 per month. Apply E. Kilby,  next door to Rossland Hotel, Vernon street.  FOR EOuii AND TABLE BOARD. AP-  ply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  EMPLOYMENT AGENCY.  ~WES���R"L*-rCANADIAN EMPLOYMENT  Agency. Wanted help of all kinds. Storage  for household and other gftods. Skates  sharpened at Prosser's Second Hand Store,  Ward Street, Nelson.  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE OR  rent. Sold on installments. Old machines  taken in exchange. Repairs kept for all  makes of machines. Singer Manufacturing  Company, Baker Street, Nelson.  FOR SALE.  nTOR^Aldi^THREE HUNDRED HENS.  Inquire Hurry's Poultry Ranch, Fairview,  P. O. Box 003.  GIRL WANTED.   WANTED���! AVOMAN OR GIRL TO  help with housework and baby. Good  wages. Apply to John Hutcheson, Cranbrook, B. C.  HENRY G. JOLY DE LOTBINIERE.  GANADA.  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  fft 11ll    Gtc      OtC      etc  To  Our'Faithful'the Members  elected  to  serve in the Legislative Assemly of our  Province  of  British  Columbia,, at Our  City of Victoria,��� Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  D. M. 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 consideration the ease and convenience of our  loving subjects. We have thought fit, by  and with the advice of Our Executive  Council, to hereby convoke, and by these  presents .enjoin you, and each of you, that  on Thursday the twentieth day of February, one thousand nine hundred and two,  you meet Us hi Our said Legislature or  Parliament of Our said Province, at Our  City of Victoria, FOR THE DISPATCH OF  BUSINESS, to treat, do, act and conclude  -upon-those^things^which^In^Our^Legisla-,  turo of the Province of British Columbia,  by tho Common Council of Our said Province may, by the favor of God, bo ordained. ��� , ,  In testimony whereof, we have caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent and  the Great Seal of Our said Province to be  hereunto allixed:  Witness, the Honourable Sir Henri Gustavo Joly do Lotbiniere, K.C.M.G., Lieutenant Governor of Our said Province of  British Columbia, at Our Government  House, in Our City of Victoria, in Our  said Province, this 9th day of January, in  tho year of Our Lord one thousand nine  hundred and two, and in tho flrst year of  Our Reisn.  By Command.  1 J. D. PRENTICE,  Acting: Provincial Secretary.  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour tho Lieutenant-governor In  Council has been pleased to mako tlio following appointments:  Sth January, 1902.  William Edwin Newcombo, 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  be a  notary public In  and for the provinco of British Columbia.  9th January, 1902.  Frederick Fraser, of the City ot" Revelstoke, Esquire, to be���  Stipendiary magistrate,  Government Agent, ���  ���  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and  Works,  Collector of Revenue Tax,  District Registrar of Births, Deaths and  Marriages, and Registrar under the ''Marriage Act," for the Revelstoke Division of  West  Kootenay,  Gold Commissioner for the Rovelstoke,  Illocllicwact, Lardeau and Trout Lake  Mining Divisions, ,  Clerk of the Peace for the County of  Kootenay,  District Registrar of the Rovelstoke registry of the Supreme Court, and  Collector of A'otes Cor the Revelstoke riding of the AVest Kootenay District, vice  Mr. W. J. Goepel.  PROVINCIAL.    SICCKI-.TAIIY'S    OFFICE.  Ills honor the lieutenant governor in  council has been pleased to make the fol-  ing appointments: ���������  27th January, 1902.  Christopher Morrison, alderman, und  Frederick Starkey, of the city of Nelson,  requires, to be members of the board of  llconsliif? commissioner:, for the said city.  John A. lrvinvr. alderman, and Alfred J.  Maries, of tho <ily of Nelson, esquires, to  bo members of the board of commissioners  of police for the said city.  HAVE YOU TRIED  A PURE DELICIOUS  STRONG AND FLAVORY  TEA  IW GENERAL USE  THROUGHOUT CANADA  urns  Hkad Ofpiok at  NELSON, B. 0.  olesale and Retail  Dealers irv Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverijon, Nei��  Denver, Revelstoke, FergaaoD  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Oasoade Oivy- Mid  way, and Vancouver.  est Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMONT HOUSE  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  g321 TO S31IBAKER STREET, NELSON  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated Dy Steam 25 Cents to $1  IMPERIAL BBEWIN6 COMPANY  KHERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. B. McMANUB, Ma*->acer.  Bat stocked with beat brand* of wines,  liquor*, and clgin. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable room*. First elaaa table boax-ft.  CHEAP FUEL.  Reduction ln price of coke: Per Ton.  Coko at e;i3 works    SG.50  Coko delivered    7.50  Cash must accoinpany all orders, or $1  exLra will be charged.  NELSON COKE & GAS COMPANY, Ltd.  DRUG STORE EABLY CLOSING  ON AND AITEE JANUAET 1st,  The public la notllled that on nnd after  January 1st our places of business will  close at 9 o'clock every night oxcept-Saturday and tho day preceding a public holiday, .v." : lilW-'-P.  Sunday hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2:30 to 4:30  p. m.< 6:30 to 8:30 p. m.  CANADA TiOOK & DRUG CO., Ltd.,  W. P. TEETZEL & CO.,  .7. H. VANSTONE.  w  Hi  U'  \b  >!/  Hi  <iv  ><v  1  ..j.***.********************-.  rOintfiK    YOU    WAS'T    THB  THKN   OO   TO  BK8T-  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.   Ho will BUIT vou.  Lni-jju .slock of imporleil kciixoh's Roodrf.  ******  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER   BTRaUBT,   NHBSON.   Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms aad flrst-  claas dlnln-r room. Sample rooms for commercial  mea.  RATES $2 PER DAY  (V|rsc E. G. Glarl^e, Prop.  fcate of the Royal Hotel, Caljary  iVjadden House ����1%Z?  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1S1W.  Tbe bed-room* ire well furnished and  lighted by electricity.  The bar Is always atocaeo Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors aad cigars.  THOMAS MADDHN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND,  Talrd door from Grand Central Hotel  oa Vernon Btreet. Best dollar a da;  house ln town. House and furniture new  and flrst class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?5 to 16 per  week. No Chlneso employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formorly Clarko Hotel.  The Best $1 per Day House ln Nelson.  Nono but whlto help oroploycd.   The bar the  best.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRBWKB9 AND BOTTI.*.**" OP  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE~  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to th* tratfa,  BRJtW'KKY   AT  NSlbUON THE NELSGN TEIBUttE,  SATURDAY  MORNING   FEBRUARY  15, 1902  t&t** *** *** ****** i  |   THERE ARE A FEW LINES SUITABLE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS WHICH  & WE APE OFFERING AT VERY LOW PRICES.  Hi  _  5  I  I  ft  **  Hi  ��  ���ar  *-**-  Hi  ! W. F. TEETZEL & GO.  Hi  \6  English, French and  American Perfumes.  Hand Mirrors  Ladies' Traveling Cases  Ladies' Dressing Oases  Gents' Traveling Oases  Ladies' Purses and Card  Cases.  Gents' Purses and Wallets  Chatelaine Bags  Perfume Atomizers  Hair Brushes of all kinds  % *** *** *************** ���*** ***************************  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  I  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  *  ft  ft  ft  *  Lawrence Hardware Co.  IMPOETEBS AND DEALEBS IN  Shelf enmd Heavy Hardware  AGENTS rOE--Orescent,  Canton, and Jessop's Steel, .Bennett's** Gutta Percha  Puse, Jenckes' Ore Oars  Hamilton Powder Company's Blasting Powder _   1 T%   ft  andDynamite.,      _      ,. JMSOIl,    JB. U'  KAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  7:15 a. m.  DaUy.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Moyio,  Cranbrook, Marysville, Fort  Steele, Elko, Fernie, Michel,  Blairmore, Frank, Macleod,  Lethbridgo, Winnipeg, and  all Eastern points.  ARRIVE  6:13 p. m.  DaUy.  LEAVE  6:40 p. m.  DaUy  6:40 p. m.  Daily  8 a.m.  8 a.m.  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Revelstoke, ami all points cast  and west on (J.KR. main line.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, TraU and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  ARRIVE  10:10 p.m.  DaUy  DaUy  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a. m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (DaUy except Sunday)  LEAVE  i p.m.  i p.m.  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and aU Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and aU points on the  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)  ARRIVE  3:10 p. m.  ARRIVE  10:10  a. m.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  Piled upon those shaky tables such fantastic shades as these,  Is a question never answered, for the doctors do not know  How they gathered these remembrances of  days of Ion**: ago.  But it seems quite certain that they'd stock  a few small shelves  With recent works if they were forced to  read these things themselves,  But they're not, and so their patients must  their weary minds Illume  With the faded, frenzied fiction in the doctor's waiting room.  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  Eailroad, Mill, Mining and Builders' Supplies  TELEPHONE 30.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  .LIMITED.!  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secretory.  Have Just teoelved 3,000,0 feet of 1  of timber of any dimensions or lengths,  doors, and mouldings ln Kootenay.  ���s from Idaho, and we are prepared to out the largest biU  itimates given at any time.  The largest stock of sash  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OUTICR ANDJYARDBi   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STRKKTB.  Legitimate Slaughter Sale  Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, Fine Pictures, Blankets, Etc.  In addition to our already high-grade and low-marked goods,  we will offer for to days only io 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. McArthur&Co.  LEAVE  Depot  9:10 a.m  'Mount'in  10:30 a.m  DaUy.  . LEAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6:00 p. in.  DaUy  NELSON & FORT  SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colvllle  and Spokane.  [Making through connections  at Spokane to the south,  oast and west.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS   .  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  Depot.  0:15 p.m.  Mount'in  6:59 p.njv  Daily"  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:S**0 p. m.  Nelson'  10:30 a.m.  Daily "  tlce Martin gave judgment yesterday for  the plaintiff for $1750, with costs.  The case of Bremner vs. Arlington Mines  was taken up yesterday and was unfinished  when the court rose. It will he resumed today.  o In the case of the Center Star vs. Rossland miners' union, an action for damages  against the union, the minutes of an order  were settled requiring the defendants to  produce affidavits of books and documents  of the union.  The case of Paulson vs. Beeman will not  likely be reached until Monday.  CENSUS OF THE PROVINCE  MONTREAL, February 14.���James Drummond, senior, of Petit Cote, one of the best  known of Canadian Ayreshire breeders, is  dead, aeed 79.  TORONTO, February 14.���The city is In  danger of a soft 'coal famine, and it is  feared that the factories will have to shut  down for-ten  days or a fortnight.  PETERBORO, February 14. ��� William  Hamilton, president of the AVilliam Hamilton Manufacturing- Company, is dead, aged  seventy-nine years. .  OTTAWA, February 11. ��� A cablegram  from Cape Town announces the arrival  there yesterday of the Manhattan with the  first section of the Canadian Mounted  Rifles.  TORONTO, February 14.���The biggest  sale of timber limits for many years in  Canada has just been made. All the property of Cook Bros, has been sold to Cook  & Lumis for ?1,250,000.  TORONTO, February 14.���Notice has been  given that application- will be made at the  present session of parliament for an act to  incorporate the Metropolitan Bank of Canada.  MONTREAL, February 14.���Rev. Principal Maggs, of the Wesleyan theological college, has handed his resignation to the  board of. governors. He came here from  England a year ago, and has been most  successful. Those concerned refuse to ���'discuss the reasons for' his resignation.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  H. BYERS & CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  $  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  A Fatal Street Fight  .RICHMOND, Kentucky, February 14'���A  sensational battle occurred here in the  streets yesterday between Jim Estill, Leslie Estill and Shelton Chambers, as the result of which Lesie Estill and Chambers  will probably die. Chambers was twice  wounded in the body, Leslie Estill received  three of the balls from Chamber's.revolver, and Jim Estill came out of the fight  without a scratch.; The men were drinking  and quarrelled about a trivial matter. Revolvers were drawn and fifteen shots were  fired In the fusilade. . -..   FURNITURE DEALERS  CITY AND DISTRICT.  It. F. Forrest of Winnipeg, government  bridge inspector, arrived in the city yesterday.  Hugh B. Gilmour, M. P. for Vancouver,  arrived in the city last evening on the delayed western train.  The services at the Presbyterian church  will be conducted on Sunday next by Rev.  Mr. Miller, the resident Presbyterian minister at Phoenix.  E. A. Edson, manager of the Hume hotel,  has bought out the interest in the Fergu- :  -^fk)n"Kotel=iat"FeKrusorir-and-will-remove-to^  that place as soon as he Is relieved from  his present position.  John Boyd, a Galician, was arraigned before police magistrate Crease yesterday  morning on the charge of vagrancy. As the  accused was obviously in straitened circumstances the magistrate discharged him  with a caution.  There was a meeting of tho finance committee of the city council last evening,  when the estimates of the year were con-  slderd and a policy of economy, It Is stated,  will be recommended at the regular meeting of the council on Monday evening next.  The services at the Congregation church  tomorrow will be conducted by Rev. William Munroe. The subject of the morning  service will be "What Think Yc of Christ.'  The subject of the evening discourse will  be a continuation of the third ot the series*;  and entitled "The Pastor and the Church."  Certificates ot Improvement were granted-  yesterday to the Montana Gold Mining  Companv' on the Randolph, Truant, Michigan, Lo'rna Doone, and Blue Bird mining  claims. Certificates were also granted to \i.  A. Campbell on the Iron Age, and to F. W.  Heselwood and John Hall of Nelson on the  Deer Trail.  The city officials have Issued notice to  ninety householders In regard to neglect of  making sewer connection with their houses.  They are given sixty days' notice, and at  the end of that period proceedings will  taken against those who have neglected to  comply, with the requirements of the bylaw."  Constable McArdle, who arrived in the  city last evening, reports business good in  that part of the province. The railway operations now in progress in that d strict  are the cause. On tha Grand Forks As Republic the rails are laid to Curlew, and the  road is being pushed ahead as rapidly as  possible.  The services at tho Methodist church will  be conducted tomorrow hy Kev. J. H.  White. The subject of the evening service  will be "The Golden Rule." At the morning service the choir will sing the anthem  entitled "Come Unto Me," by Lewis, and a  quartet by members ot the choir, entitled  '���Raise Me Jesus."  The R. M. R. hockey team met with another Waterloo last evening at the hands  of the retail clerks. The game was a hard  fought one, and as the ice was rather soft,  it only made it all the more difficult for  them to win. The game was fast and furious from start to finish, and resulted in a  t��     e uf 6 to 5 in favor of the clerks.  regular shippers. Referring to the petition  to unseat the mayor, it was reported that  mayor Bradshaw had expressed his intention to resign, but since the issuance of the  writ to unseat him, he would probably let  the law take Its course.  Some Interesting Figures   '  Tho census department has issued the  following bulletin regarding the rural and  urban population of British Columbia, compared with the figures of the preceding census:  1901.  Constituency. Total  Burrard    41,407  New West...  28,822.  Vancouver  20,391  Victoria ..v... 2!J,7<>3  Cariboo    ("1,889  Rural  14,233  17,323  19,112  2,917  34,210  Urban  27,174  C.499  . 7,279  20.S16  27,679  Town Destroyed by Earthquake  LONDON, February. 14.���A dispatch to a  news agency, from .St, ..Petersburg an-,  nounces that the large, town of Shamaka,  Trans-Caucaucas, has'beeh destroyed by an  earthquake. No details have been received.  There are two Shaakas'ln Trans- Caucusia,  new Shamaka, 70 miles 'west of Baku, and  old Shamaka, some distance from new  Shamako. Old Shamaka has -about ��� 25,000  inhabitants. -.������   , ���  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  to  to  to  Ok  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Of Bargains  The Metal Market  LONDON, February. ,14.���Lead. ��11,  12s, 6d. . : 7 '."���.'.'  -��� NEW YORK, February 14.���Close-  bar silver, 55 1-4; ,,Mexican . dollars,  43 3-4; lead, firm,; 4 1-8; copper, dull,  12 3-8 and 12 5-8.  British Columbia 177,272  1891.  Constituency. Total  Burrard 24,360  New West ; 17,866  Vancouver    18,229  Victoria  18,538  Yale-Cariboo   .19,180  87,825      89,477  Rural  10,651  11,188-  18,229  1,697  19,180  Urban  13,709  6,678  16,841  Charles Hillyer, who, for the past three  years has filled the offices of president and  general manager of the Nelson Sawmill  Company, will retire from the active management of the same at, the end of the  present month. Mr. Hillyer will retain his  interest ln the company but for the future will devote his energies to the business of contracting.  Constable McArdle of Grand Forks, arrived in the city last evening on the coast  -irainf^having^in=charge^a=prisoncr--ofM.heJ-  name of M. Matson, a Flnlander, who was  arrested and tried on a charge of raising  a disturbance In the Labor Union hotel.  He was accused of attacking one of the  proprietors, named M. O'Brien, and biting  off part of his ear. He was found guilty  and sentenced to twelve months ln the  provincial jail.  A meeting of the curling club was held  last evening in the board of trade rooms  to arrange about rinks attending the  fourth annual bonspiel of the Kootenay  Curling Association, which will be held at  Sandon from February 17th to the 22nd. It  was arranged that three rinks should attend, and the skips appointod-were Carrie,  Richardson and John Turner. There Is  some talk ot a fourth rink being sent, in  the event of which it will be skipped by J.  Lulnjf Stocks.  British Columbia 98,173      60,915      37,228  The population of some of the cities and  towns are as follows:  Alberni        502  Columbia      350  Cranbrook  1,193  Cumberland   1,149  Fernie    1,640  Golden  ���..    705  Grand Forks     1.012  Greenwood      1,359  Kamloops     1,594  Kaslo     .-. 1,680  Moyie   .".    582  Nanaimo     6,130  New Westminster   6,499  Nelson    5,273  Phoenix        866  Port Moody     539  Revelstoke    1,600  "Rossiand'-TTTtr-lTTT;.V.... ~"~���.:".".".",T."V��� .~r6,159-"���  Sandon     551  Slocan    .950  Trail     1,360  Vancouver .26,133  Vernon        802  Victoria    20,816  Chess-Results' *  MONTE CARLO, February'''14.���In the afternoon sitting Mason'beat Reggio, Marshall lost to Gunsberg, Wolff downed Marco, and Marcozy and . Teichmann and  Scheve' and Tarrasch adjourned their rer  spective eames. *.  FOR SALE CHEAP���A FIRST-CLASS  mandolin, with solid leather case. Address  Box 617, Nelson, B. C.  VICTOR  ROCK  to      February Month  to Our Shoe Store shows* a varity of bargains for this month. All that remains  Jg of onr Big Stock of Winter Shoes etc. to be closed out at from 20 to 50 per  to   cent discount.   Come in today and get first choice.   Mail orders filled.  Agents for The Slater Shoe.  Julia Marlowe's Shoes  Bell's Famous Footwear  Royal Shoe Store  THOS. LILLIE, Manager  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop. P. 0. Box 75  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  9&r  THE   BIG  ELM  Hockey Sticks  Boys Sticks    .  Hockey Pucks  Ping^Pong^^r^  ��� 40c  . 25c  . 35c  $3;20  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  lOe  Slaughtering    Sale  For the next thirty days I win giv-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 some  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  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN NELSON  J. A. GILKER  DOCTOR'S OFFICE LITERATURE  or  A recent issue of the Mason City Times-  Herald contains an account of the shoot-  Itiff of J. \V. Cowan in the Iowa town.  Cowan, who was formerly a member of the  Nelson police force, was employed as a detective by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.  Paul railway. There had been considerable  thieving from the company's cars at Mason  City and Cowan was put on the case. He  caught a trio of thieves In one of the cars  last week and in attempting their arrest  Cowan was shot in the right arm. His  wound though painful is not considered  serious.  Mr. McGregor, P.L.S., of Slocan City, has  heon in the city since the opening of the  supreme court, having been subpoened as  a witness on the Bremner vs. Arlington  Mines case. Referring to the mining operations of the Slocan district he claimed  that while there was nothing startling ln  tho opening up of new properties, a large  amount of development work was being  done, and a number of properties were  A quiet wedding was celebrated at the  residence of B. S. Embree, on Victoria  street, on Thursday evening. The contracting parties were John S. McLaughlin and  Miss Bertha Grant, both of this city, the  latter a sister of Mrs. Embree. The knot  was tied by Rev. J. 11. Morgan of Rossland.  After the ceremony the invited. guests  spent the evening in games. Refreshments  were served and the newly married couple  were accorded the conventional matrimonial greetings as they were escorted to their  new home on Gore street. The bride was  the recipient of a number of useful presents.  It does not apoear to be generally known  that section 29 of the Streets and Sidewalks By-law provides that "all snow shall  be removed from the sidewalk before the  hours of 11 o'clock, immediately following  the last fall of snow, and if the person  owning, occupying, or having In charge any  house, building or lot of land, and neglects  or refuses to comply with the by-law, the  chief of police shall cause the work to be  done at the expense of the party guilty of  neglect, and the expense of the same may  h recovered with Interest In tho same manner as the collecting of municipal taxes.  The penalty is not exceeding $100 and  costs." It Is the intention of the police to  strictly enforce this clause of the by-law  from date.  SUPREME COURT CASES  In the case of Preleigh vs. Hall Mining &  Smelting Company, an action for damages  for injuries sustained by the plaintiff in  the defendant company's smelter, Mr. Jua-  Jlave  you  seen  that  quaint  collection  things of other days,  "Which  in any doctor s   ofiice   meets    the  weary patient's gaze;  Which consists of    battered    numbers   of  three-year old magazines,  And  some  illustrated   papers  full  of  long  past battle scenes'?  Have you seen those hoary relies of the antiquated  nnst,  Which with  "trophies"    and    "mementoes  could be very lltly classed?  If you haven't, make a Journey up to that  abode and gloom  Which  is known to fame and patients as  the doctor's waiting room.  There they lie upon the table, and you look  them o'er and o'er,  Searching vainly for some story that you  haven't read before.  For the chairs are ful of people, and you've  simply time to burn,  Ere a welcome voice announces that at last  has come your turn.  There's a Puck ot last year's vintage and  a Life of '98,  And a Munsey and a Sciibner's of a yet  more antique date,  And  a  Harper  illustrating admiral  Mon-  tojo's doom,  All are in that weird collection ln the doctor's waiting room.  Through the pile you run your fingers, for  you've nothing else to do,  'And at last down near the bottom you discover something new!  Eagerly you pounce upon It, till disgustedly you see  That It's some prosaic treatise on applied  pathology,    .  And if chance some other new one shall  reward your wild pursuit,  You'll discover it's a. record of the "Billious  institute."  You can dig there for an hour, but whatever you exhume  Will he just the same old rubbish in the  doctor's waiting room.  In a barber shop symposium of literature  you'll get  At least a this month's Standard or a Police Gazette;  And, although you'll find their contents are  perhaps a little bold.  They will have tho signal merit of not being ten years old.  In a bootblack stand the moments you'll  be helped to while away  "With an illustrated paper of the mint of  yesterday.  But like faint and shadowy faces from the  past's unyielding tomb  Are the newest publication;- in the doctor's  waiting room.  "Where they get them, what collector of remote antiquities  Canada Drug & Book Co.  $2000  IN PRIZES  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and  Stanley Sts.  BISCUITS  FIFTH ANNUAL  ROSSLAND  "WINTER  CARNIVAL  THURSDAY,  FRIDAY,  AND SATURDAY  February 20 to  22  1902  Grand Hockey Tournament, (for the  senior and junior hockey championships  of the province,) Five Skating Races,  Six Snoeshoe Races, Ski Running and  Jumping, Carnival Masquerade, Cutter  Races for Pacers or Trotters.  Single fare for round trip on all railways. Tickets on sale February 20th,  good to return until February 24th. Fpr  programmes or any information, address H. W. C. JACKSON, Secretary  Carnival Committee, Rossland.  MWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall  P. O. Box 633 NELSON. EC.  E. J. CURRAN, Proprietor.  ACOMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooasl*.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  777 Of all kinds.  IV WHAT,*OU WANT IS NOT IK STOCK  WE WIIX UiKX IT *TOB TOD  CALL AND GOT PBIOKS.  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE WAFERS  Also all kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh from the. factory.  BLUE   RIBBON   TEA.  Houston Block  Nelson. B C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  MLMM  AND  J. A. Sayward  HA 1,1 AND KAtrK STnKtCTf". tdLflOW  0EB-TIH0ATE  OP  IMPROVEMENTS  Notice* Kay of Hope mineral claim, situate ln the Nelson mining division of  West Kootenay district, located on Duhamel (Six-mile) creek. Take notice that I,  Charles W. Busk, free miners' certificate  No. 60,825, as agent for W. J. Goepel, free  miners' certificate No." 50,500 John Paterson, free miners' certificate No. 50,727, 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 18th, two checks on the Canadian  Bank of Commerce, Nelson, one No. 1308,  for $58 payable to William Harper; and one  No. 1330, for $65.50, payable to H. Mcintosh.  Suitable reward will bo given for the recovery of the same. Address David Murphy,  Erie, B. C,  INSUBANCE BBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Fair-flew Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park  And J. & J. Taylor Bales.  These safes can be bought from us oi  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  S33 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades and Labor Council of tho City  of Nelson have declared all hotels, restaurants and saloons employing Chinese In or  around the premises unfair to organized  labor. Tho following do not employ Chinese  in such capacity:  VICTORIA HOTEL  CLARKE HOTEL*' '  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 0AFE FOR SALE  GALT  COAL  FOR  DOMESTIC  OR  S  TEAM  USE  General Agency, Telephone 265.  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER  STREET,  NELSON.  Tei.ephonk US  ORDER YOUR  Telephone 35  COAL.  PROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  ANTHRACITE A.ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Office: Baker Streot.  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  One of the largest and best appointed restaurants in the Kootenays. Recently enlarged, remodelled and refitted throughout.  Twenty-five nicely furnished rooms in 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 tho Kootenays.  Bona fide intending purchasers will be offered every opportunity of satisfying themselves from the books as to the profltts  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 of  all kinds.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil Company. Washington Brick, Lime &  Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.    OFFICE 184) BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   147.  Private Tuition  Students prepared for departmental and  other examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. 0. SLATER,  Fourth door above City Hall. '


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