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 I  BSABLISHED  SATURDAY  MORNUSTG,  FEBRUARY  22  1902  DAILY EDITION  ROSEBERY AGAIN  TIMES HINTS AT ANOTHER  COALITION  BRITAINS NAVAL ESTIMATES TO  BE  ABOUT  THE  SAME  AS  THOSE OF LAST YEAR  burned upward very rapidly. Before 2  o'clock the entire building was in ruins.  It was feared at that hour that the car  barns of the Metropolitan street railway to the south would also be ignited.  A large quantity of powder, stored in  the armory,_has exploded. Ambulance  calls were sent to the hospitals, but it is  not known whether any one was injured.  Hundreds of persons occupying a row  of flat buildings in Thirty-first street  were ousted by the police, and cared for  in neighboring houses.  FORTY-SIX  CARS  OF ORE  LONDON, February 21.���Lord Rosebery's announcement of his final separation from the sir Henry Campbell  Bannerman section of the Liberal party,  announced by the former in a letter to  the London Times this morning, forms  a fruitful topic for afternoon editorials  and for discussion in all quarters of  Great Britain. ,One of the most noticeable phases is the curious effect the letter produced in the wording of the  Times editorial on the subjest. Its  friendliness to the ex-premier might  easily be explained on the ground of  'unionist delight of a definite split in  the opposition ranks. Its declaration  that "what the country wants is not a  brand new set of principles, but a new  set of men capable of replacing the  present set without upsetting the policy of the empire," preceeds the significant demand that lord Rosebery's  party must prove that they can be trusted to Jnfuse business energy and capacity into the prosecution of an imperial policy. Concluding the Times says:  "If the fruition of efforts ln that direction may seem to be remote we can  only say it may come sooner than anybody expects." This cryptic utterance  has started rumors of a new coalition  between the unionists and imperial Lib-'  orals, under the leadership of the duke  of Devonshire and lord Rosebery, besides the possible defection of the  Times in its support of the present government.  The secretary of the admiralty, H. C.  Arnold Poster, introduced the naval estimates for 1902-3 in the house of commons today. They showed a total of  ���631.255,000 as compared with ��30.875,-  000 last year. During the course of an  accompany ine; statement, Arnold Foster remarked that no thinking men  could have anticipated any reduction  from the estimates" of last year, in view  of the fact that the army was engaged  in a 'difficult conflict, seven thousand  miles away. In regard to the naval reserve, the secretary of the admiralty  said that the government had discovered  that there were legal objections to engagement of men in Newfoundland. The  movement -would therefore be temporarily arrested, but legislation would be  introudced legalizing the engagement of  men in every part of the empire. He  also said that the progress of naval construction during the past year had been  unparalleled. The present estimates, he  said, gave the government ��15.000,000  for new ships and it was intended to  snend the money. No fewer than 49  shins would be under construction in  addition to twenty-seven others that  would be laid down. Besides this a larae  programme of reconstruction would be  undertaken, thereby adding greatly to  the fighting calibre of the fleet. Guns  of more formidable calibre would be  "mounted-on-many-vessels-and-six-inch-  guns of the latest and most improved  type would replace the 4.7 guns now in  use.  BERLIN, February 21.���Lord Lansdowne, the British secretary of state for  foreign affairs, has informed baron Von  Richterofen, secretary of the German  ministry for foreign affairs, that the  British government has taken note of  the publication in Germany of the dispatch of Dr. "Von Hollenden, the German  ambassador to the United States, concerning the meeting of ambassadors  held in Washington, April 14th, 1898,  without following the usual proceedure  of obtaining the consent of the other  governments interested. Lord Lansdowne and the British government desire Germany to know that it has mis-  iinderstood the action of lord Pauncefote, the British ambassador to the  "United States, in the note of April 14th,  1898. Lord Pauncefote's part in that  was simply that of senior member of the  diplomatic corps, and nothing that he  did was prompted by unfriendliness to  the United States. Baron Von Richterofen has not yet replied to lord Lans-  downe's dispatch of which the foregoing  is the substance. The indications are  that Germany in its reply thereto will  point out that the British foreign offlce  was the first to give information to the  press, coincident with the first speech  of lord Cranborne, the British under  secretary for foreign affairs.  Killed hy Dynamite  WINNIPEG, February 21.���A dispatch  from Port Arthur states that Joseph  Rouleau, an employee of the Fisher falls  camp, of the Pigeon River Boom Company, was killed by a premature explosion of dynamite. His remains will be  shipped to his old home at St. Gregoire,  Quebec. Two companions were badly  injured. '  New York Armories Burned  NEW YORK, February 21.���The firo  which broke out after midnight destroyed the 71st regiment armory, between 33rd aud 34th streets, on Fourth  avenue. The building occupied the entire block, and was the headquarters  for the 71st regiment, tho fifth brigade,  second battery and the first signal corps.  The fire started on the main floor, and  finished their training, and will weigh  in at the auditorium here at three  o'clock tomorrow afternoon. According  to agreement, if either tips the scale at  over 126 pounds, he will forfeit ?500.  The fighters will enter the ring at 9  o'clock, and will box 25 rounds, straight  marquis of Queensbury rules, for sixty  per cent of the gate receipts, 75* per  cent to the winner, and 25 per cent to  the loser.  RIOTING IS OYER  Shipped in One Day  GRAND FORKS, February 21.���[Special to The Tribune.]���A banner shipment of 46 carloads of ore from the  Granby mines at Phoenix, was received  at the Granby smelter yesterday. Ore  reserves are being accumulated here in  view pf the starting up of the two additional furnaces within the next fortnight.  W. Yolen Williams, superintendent at  Phoenix, arrived here today for tlie purpose of conferring with J. P. Graves ahd  A. C. Flummerfelt, of the Granby company.  S. S. Fowler, engineer of the Cascade  Water, Light & Power Company, reached here today. He reports that the wire  for the pole line between Cascade and  Phoenix is being strung, and that the  company will be prepared to supply  power to towns and mining camps on  and after June 1st next.  PHOENIX, February 21���[Special to  The Tribune.]���beginning . next week  the Granby mines in this camp will begin sending out ore at the rate of 1400  tons yer day, seven days in the week,  and the C. P. R. officials have received  directions to be prepared to handle  this increased tonnage.  The ore shipments from the Boundary  mines for the week just closed establishes a new record from this section,  the total for week being 9423 tons. The  following mines contributed to this total: Granby mines 5968, largest in their  histoi'y; Mother Lode, 3140 tons; Snoe-  shoe, 120 tons; Winnipeg, 100 tons;  Golden Crown, 30 tons; No. 7 mines, 55  tons. The total shipments for 1902 from  Boundary mines is 51329 tons. For the  last week the two Boundary smelters  in operation reduced 8057 tons of ore,  as follows: Granby smelter, 5078; and  Greenwood smelter 2979.  Clever Counterfeiters  NEW YORK, February 21.���A special  to the Herald from Loudon says: Some  hundreds or forged bank ' of- England  notes, for ��5, have been put in circulation during the last fortnight. They  are almost perfect counterfeits and have  been accepted without hesitation by  bank cashiers, and at business establishments. Many of the notes were passed  off on bookmakers at the last Hurst  park race meeting. It is admitted that  the counterfeits, of which about 300  iiave already reached the bank of England, are the most perfect of their kind  ever attempted. They are beautifully  printed in lustrious black ink on paper  whose crispness of texture and water  marks resemble almost exactly the genuine article.  Scotland Yary is busily engaged in  task of trying to track down the counterfeiters, but the work is so immeasurably  superior to that of all the known forgers that new hands are suspected  which greatly increases the difficulties  of running them down.  Canal Treaty Concluded  WASHINGTON, February 21.���The  final ratifications of the Hay-Pauncefote  treaty, giving England's assent to the  construction of a canal across Central  America by the United States, were exchanged at the state department this  afternoon. There was very little ceremony at the exchange. Copies of the  treaty had been prepared, precisely similar, excepting the fact that the signatures were inverted, and these were formally exchanged between lord Pauncefote and secretary Hay, a protocol being  signed formally attesting to that fact  which will form part of the record.  Buffalo Woman Missing  BUFFALO, February 21.���Miss Alice  M. Colie, 22 years old, disappeared from  her home on Wednesday afternoon, and  the police have heen asked to locate  her. IF is said that a pocketbook belonging to Miss Colie was found on Goat  island, Niagara falls, by'two men, who  claimed to be English tourists. According to the story they told assistant passenger agent Wightham, of the Erie  railway, the men found the pocketbook  near the brink of the falls. Wightham  says they showed him a card taken  from the purse bearing Miss Colie's  name. The tourists, who are on their  way to California, have left the falls.  College Champion Worsted  NEW YORK, February 21.���L. E.  Mahon, Columbia's champion tennis  player, was beaten this afternoon in the  third "Bays' play of the indoor championship toruament, which is being contested in the seventh regiment armory.  The college expert was put out of the  running in the semi-final round by  Wylie O. Grant, of the New York tennis  cluu*, the score being 6-4, 6-2.  McGovern-Sullivan Mill  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, February 21.  ���All arrangements for the fight between Terry McGovern and Dave Sullivan, tomorrow night, before the Southern Athletic club of this city, have been  completed, and reports from the fighters  indicate that they are in prime condition for the contest.    Both men have  A Record in Early Seeding  PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, February 20.  ���A record in early seeding has been  established this year by Thomas Leader,  a farmer who resides west of Portage  on tht> plains. Yesterday Mr. Leader  completed sowing 25 acres of wheat, and  tomorrow, if the weather is suitable, he  will put in 200 acres more. The land  which was plowed in the fall is in fair  condition. It has become dried out on  top and was easily harrowed. Unless a  very severe period of weather sets in  and with a favorable spring Mr. Leader's  wheat will be ready" for harvesting in  June.  SETTLEMENT IN SIGHT AT  BARCELONA  CONDITIONS WEBE NOT AS BAD  AS FIRST BEPOBTED IN  LONDON  BOUNDARY FALLS SMELTER  Will Soon he Baceived  GREENWOOD, February 21.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���it is stated that H. C.  Bellinger, the smelter expert, who reported on the, condition and suitability  of the Standard Pyritic Company's  smelter at Boundary Falls, before the  Montreal-Boston Copper Company decided to purchase it, is preparing plans  for a coarse crusher and other additions to the plant which will be ordered  as soon as possible. The purchasers:  now have possession of the smelter.  Archdeacon Pentreath is visiting  Greenwood and will take part in the  church of England services at Greenwood on Sunday morning and at Phoenix in the evening.  George C. Hodge, district manager of  the Vernon and Nelson Telephone Company, came in on today's train.  Phelan and the Minister  NEW YORK, February 21.���Wu Ting  Fang, Chinese minister to the United  States and James D. Phelan, former  mayor of San Francisco, had an exciting colloquy on the subject of Chinese  exclusion in the corridor of an uptown  hotel today. Mr. Phelan was one of a  ���delegation that visited Washington, to  urge tlie re-enactment of the exclusion  act, and holds pronounced views on the  subject. He and the minister met by  chance, and alter renewing recollections  of a former meeting at the Bohemian  club, in San Fransisco, expressed their  views in tones that attracted a crowd.  They quieted down before they parted,  and the minister, in conclusion, said:  "You know about the subject, now that  I have talked to you."  Death of a Winnipeg Athelete  " WINNIPEG, February 21.���Roy Mundie died at the general hospital this  morning at three o'clock. Deceased was  well known in the city, having been  actively connected with the rowing and  hockey clubs. He occupied a position  in the Merchant's bank and was a son  of James Mundie, manager of J. W.  Peck & Company's factory, Montreal,  and who for many years was a resident  of this city. Mrs. Mundie, mother of  deceased, was with her son when he  died.  Messages From Steamers  QUEENSTOWN, February 21. ��� A  wireless telegraph message was received  at 3:30 p. m. from the Cunard liner Lucania, thirty miles west of Fastnet. As  no mention was made of the steamer  Kron Prinz Wilhelm, having on board  prince Henry, it is persumed that the  Lucania did not speak to the Kron Prinz  Wilhelm.  To Discuss Trade Matters  TORONTO, February 21���The Toronto council of the board of trade yesterday decided to hold, if possible, a  conference in Toronto of the Dominion  boards of trade, the object being to take  up trade matters that might be presented by the premier when he attends  the colonial conference in London next  June.  Tolstoi Not So Well  YALTA, Crimea, February 21.���A bulletin issued at 9 o'clock this evening  announced that, count Tolstoi's temperature was low and that he was suffering  from great general weakness and pronounced weakness of the heart.  Nelson Defeats Bossland  ROSSLAND, February 21.���Nelson defeated the Rossland Victorias tonight  in the senior hockey series by 7 goals  to 1. Nelson plays Sandon on Saturday  night for the championship of British  Columbia.  Supplies for South Africa  OTTAWA, February 21.���The agricultural department has received another  order for fifteen thousand tons of hay  for South Africa. Contracts for this  supply are already placed.  Good News for the Aged  TORONTO, February 21.���The grand  lodge of the Ontario A. O. U. W. yesterday voted down the motion to increase  the rates of assessments.  Death of an Ex-Warden  KINGSTON, February 21.���Ex-warden  George Wright, of the county council,  died last night, aged 43 years.  MADRID, February 21.���According to  this morning's advices from Barcelonia the  situation there is - Improving, though it is  still threatening.- An effort will be made  today to resume-ordinary avocations. The  most stringent measures have been prepared to protect traffic and business. The  strikers have few rifles but they were well  supplied with revolvers and daggers. The  search of tho suspected houses continues,  resulting In the arrest of a large "number  of anarchists and revolutionists of all  kinds, who are considered to be the chief  movers In the troubles. The character of  Barcelonia makes it a resort for representatives of all the revolutionary elements  in Europe and the ranks of malcontent  workmen have been swelled by French and  other foreign political agitators. The republicans are busy among the troops urging them not to raise their arms against  their own class in defense of plutocrats.  The working people of Madrid favor the  strikers. Martial law has been' proclaimed  at Xarragonia. The strike is spreading In  the Lobregat and Cardona valleys. There  is a general cessation of work at Garve,  and much excitement prevails at Bateau.  Forces of gendarmes have ben dispatched  to those places. Delegates from the labor  societies of Saragossa have addressed the  governor in the form of a petition.  BARCELONIA, February 21.���Forty persons have ben kille-1 since the disturbances  broke out. The strikers today attacked the  ;ail in an attempt to rescue their imprisoned comrades, but they were repulsed by the  troops after a number of rioters had been  killed or wounded. The. ordinary necessaries of life are failing and the distress is accentuating. The strikers are said to be receiving large sums of money from London.  In the neighboring towns the disturbances  are spreading and aro increasing in gravity.   .  SARAGOSSA, February 21.���A number of  rioters attacked the Jesuit college last  night. The fathers fired on the mob, believing their assailants, to. be. thieves. ....  LONDON,-. February 21.���Dispatches received here from Madrid and Barcelonia  and from various frontier towns in close  touch with the scenes of the disturbances  In Spain, quite discredit the sensational dis-  pc-teh to the Exchange Telegrajih Company  saying that a lierce battle had been fought  between troops and rioters in a suburb in  Barcelonia, that the artillery raked-street  after, street and that Ave hundred persons  wore reported to have been killed or woun-  ,ded on both sides. As a matter of fact the  total number of persons killed up to yesterday throughout the disturbances was  only forty.. Advices received direct from  Bilbia, Valladoid, Corruna, Gijaon and  other industrial centers of Spain show that  the attitude of the miners and other workers Is threatening. The greatest excitement  prevails everywhere, and the general situation is grave. The garrisons of Bragaaza  and Vlttoria have been ordered to be in  readiness to start for Saragossa at a moments notice. All the railroads are guarded  by troops. The civil administration of the  jvvhole _provlnce_oC Saragossa, has _ been  taken over by the military authorities.  The predominance of bayonets has had  the due effect and the most turbulent spirits have been driven off the streets. Outwardly the city is resuming an aspect of  comparative quiet. The leading citizens are  joining the military authorities In restoring  order. The captain general has ordered  newspapers to resume publication and has  notllled owners of public vehicles to again  engage in their regular work.  MADRID, February 21.���The premier,  senor Sagasta, announced today that the  chambers will not be prorogued unless tho  opposition obstructs the government's action by continually raising debates on the  present labor troubles in Spain. Ten anarchists have boon arrested hero and others  are under surveillance.  VALENCIA, February 21.���In a conflict  here yesterday between the rioters and. police three persons were wounded and fourteen arrests were made.  E1LBAO, February 21.���A number of an-  aichists have arrived here with the object  of inciting a strike. The socialists have refused to co-operate in the movement.  CASTELLON DE LAPLANA, February  21.���The employers and their employees  reached an understanding this afternoon  and the strike is ended.  Hohenzollern will begin to send messages,  in an effort to locate the prince's ship. Ad-  mlra Evans*, general Corbin, and assistant  secretary of state Hill, the president's delegates, will board the Kron Prinz probably  at the quarantine station and will greet  prince Henry In the name of the United  States government.  On Sunday, when prince Henry visits the  tomb of general Grant, he will place two  wreaths on the tomb, one from the kaiser  and the other the prince's own tribute.  Both wreaths will be composed of American beauty roses, lillies and orchids and  will have on the center a crown. On the  emperor's wreath will be worked In flowers the initials "VV. I. R." William impera-  tor, rex. Of all the entertainments in honor of prince Henry there will be none more  elaborate than the luncheon to be given for  him at Sherry's on Wednesday next by  the representatives of American finance,  trade and industry.  management and betrayed his trust."  Andrews was arrested by two of his own  detectives. Then he resigned his polico  commissioner ship, was arraigned in a police court and released on $10,000 ball. The  next day he said:  "Let young men point to me and say, 'He  is a living warning against speculation.'  Put me behind the bars, for there alone  will I find rest."  DUBS IT A SLANGING MATCH  Metal Quotations  LONDON, February 21���Lead ��11, 13s 9d.  NEW YORK, February 21.���Close.���Bar  silver, .55; Mexican dollars, 43%; copper,  quiet; lead, firm.  MADE AND LOST FORTUNES  Long List of Overdue Vessels  SAN FRANCISCO, February 21.���The list  of overdue vessels, posted at the Merchant's Exchange, Is steadily growing. The  Red Rock is 85 days from Fraser river for  London with salmon. Tho British ship  Cape Rock is out 35 days from Port Angeles for Portland. The Earl Cadogan is 34  days out from betwen the ports, and the  French bark Les Adelphes, 2D days from  Madagascar for Portland. The French bark  Ernest LeGoiure is 105 days out from Ho-  bart, Tasmania, for Portland, and the  Ftench bark Olivier de Slisson i.s 105 days  out from Cayenne for this port, and the  Yosemitc is 7S days from Tacoma for Callao. The insurance on these vessels is  quoted at from 15 to 20 per cent.  Kron Prinz Will Arrive Sunday  NEW YORK, February 21.���All preparations have been made for the reception and  entertainment of princo Henry of Prussia,  who i.s on the Kron Prlnz Wilhelm, which  is expected to arrive tomorrow.  Tho Marconi apparatus on the Hohenzollern has ben tested and found to bo in good  working order. Tonight tho operator on the  Audrew's Meteorie Career  DETROIT, February 21.���Warrants were  were issued today for F. C. Andrews, and  another officer of the City Savings Bank,  charging falsification of the report of the  bank's condition in February, 1901. This Is  the third warrant which has been issued  for Andrews'.  DETROIT, February 21.���Frank C. An-  diews, now under arrest on the charge of  wrecking the City Savings Bank; less than  a week ago was police commissioner of Detroit, vice-president of the. bank, promoter'  of many big schemes, a power In financial  circles here and a highly respected citizen.  By his energy, keen judgment, and seeming integrity he amassed a great fortune.'  He had nothing to start with when he  came to Detroit" eleven years ago. His entire cash capital at that time was $1.25.  How he got his start Is not known, but  before he was here a year he was making  money fast on the stock market.- He bought  and sold rapidly. His motto was quick  turns and small profits. He was lucky at  every turn. If he bought the stock was certain to rise. If he sold it was as sure to go  down. He laughed at those who preached  thrift to him.  "Human life is too short for the slow  process of thrift," he would say. "I concede that one gets a small start by keeping part of his salary, but we are not talking about business employees in this con-  ' hectibn, but commercial success in a broad  sense.  "Even if I am wrong, I go through with  it for the experience.  "Money making requires personal fitness.  After nature give thanks to your mother.  I look on It as I do on other talents. The  money faculty is an Instinct, the same as  pur other instincts. I do not see how a man  can possibly make a fortune unless he  speculates. Don't you believe that by saving his money a man doubles his capital.  He does it in strikes and big bunches.  : "All my good fortune, so far as it has  come, has resulted in taking chances. I  have preferred to take chances on a large  piece of real estate rather than a bushel  of beans. So I have made more money than  a corner grocer, and yet, with all due respect, I could not successfully, manage a  grocery store. Every man in his own place  is my rule. I find success Is an indomitable  faith in your own proposition."  And until a week ago It seemed that Andrews must be right, for his success was  dazzling. It was known that a few months  -agj-he-was-worth'more'than'a-milliondol-^  lars and his Investments ���'were such that,  with a little careful management, they  would have developed twice that amount.  He could have retired from active business  and had more than enough for all his  wants, for he was not a man of particularly extravagant tastes at any timo.  But Andrews was not satisfied. He had  speculated successfully for years, and he  believed he could keep It up. The copper  market temp.ted him. He bought on margins, and then came the drop in Amalgamated. He used up what money he could  get in renewing his margins, and then be-  .gan to draw on the resources of the City  Savings Bank.  Tho electric line fever, which wrecked the  Everett-Moore syndicate of Cleveland,  Ohio, also found in him a ready and willing victim. He started a line between Holland and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The  construction of the road seemed easy from  an engineering standpoint, and Andrews  decided to "take a chance." That chance  has tapped his pocketbook, or rather the  savings accounts of the depositors of his  bank for hundreds of thousands of dollars.  The road is practically Hushed; so is its  treasurer, Mr. Andrews.  Andrews literally cleaned out the bank  day after day of its cash, iff: acquired a  strange influence over, the bank's cashier,  H. R. Andrews, who by the way, Is in no  way related to Frank C. Andrews. Whenever the vice-president needed money he  would draw a check for the amount and  tell the cashier to certify It���and the cashier never refused.  Andrews would present this certified  check to tho person with whom he was doing business, and ask him to hold it for  that day as the bank was not in funds to  meet it. He might have the check held out  In this way for two or. three days. Then he  would go to the bank, got what money had  been deposited, lake It, leave a slip of  paper in tho drawi������ ���*���: :i.-; place, and personally pay the certified c-neck and tear it  ���Hi).  He did this again and again, and when  tho crash came he owed his bank $002,000.  In addition to this he overdrew his account  $900,000. The bank failed for about $1,G00,0(K).  Tho day It failed the Detroit clearing  house association issued this statement:  "The disaster which today has befallen  the City Savings Bank is the result of irregularities conllncd entirely to that Institution, and caused by the rash speculations  of  the vice-president,  who controlled tho  More of Codlin and Short  LONDON, February 21.���The weekly  reviews_make the impending arrival of  prince Henry of Prussia at New York  the occasion of another "chapter in the  Spanish-American war controversy.  The Spectator reviews at .length the.'  whole story of the diplomatic exchanges, with a view of controverting  what it terms "the distortion of the actual facts by. the German press." The  paper disclaims any intention of attempting to mar the reception to be tendered prince Henry, but declares that  both Englishmen and Americans see  through Germany's game/and refuse to  be misled by the "inspired" attempts  to undermine their mutual friendship  and understanding. "A fact which will  be written down by the historians,"  says the Spectator, "is as well recognized  today as it will ever be. That is,- that  England used her influence, and the  Americans know she used it, on the side  of the United States as against those  lwho wished to take the side of Spain.  A test of the attitude toward-America,  during the war, displayed by England  and Germany respectively, is found in  the respective attitudes at the English"  and German squadrons toward admiral  Dewey in Manila bay. The Germans  nearly fired on the Americans. If they  had done so, the English would have  acted on the American side."  The Outlook treats the matter lightly.  It says that emperor William, now as in  China, is using prince Henry as a bait  for the German hook. Neither prince  Henry \nor his, astute brother the emperor, will ever succeed in weakening  the substantial grounds upon which  Anglo-American co-operation now rests.  In the same connection, the Outlook expresses great satisfaction at secretary  Hay's note to Russia, and commends it  as a strong document, which gains additional force from its despisal of old  fashioned diplomacy.-.  The Saturday Review, on the other  hand, pursues its customary anti-American course, and, roundly abuses the  government for being drawn into this  fresh "humiliating position," and denominates the whole controversy as an  "internation slanging match."  Insane Servant's Crime  NEW YORK, February 21.���A peculiar  tragedy occurred today In the residence of  William J. Symons, at Caryl, a suburb of  Yonkers. It resulted in the serious wounding of Georgian, the five year old daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Symons, and the probable  fatal wounding of Amelia Fisher, - a servant. The cause of the shooting, which was  done by the servant, Is supposed to have  been an Insane fondness for the child,  whom she feared would be separated from  her through dismissal. Mrs. Symons went  shopping, leaving the little girl in charge  of the servant. When she returned there  was no response to her ring, and she had  to affect an entrance by breaking a window. She instantly detected a strong odor  of gas, and heard groans on the top floor,  upon which were located the servant's  room and the children's playroom.^Hasten-.  MWSOMBJECTS  TREADGOLD    CONCESSION  IS   OBNOXIOUS  LIBERAL ASSOCIATION ASKS TO  EAVE IT RECONSIDBBED BY  THE GOVERNMENT  ing up stairs Mrs. Symons foundPthc sef-  vant stretched out on the floor with the  little   girl   beside   her  little girl lying by her side. A gas bracket  had been wrenched from the wall and tho  room and hall was filled with gas. Mrs.  Symons rushed to the telephone and notified the police. Two small bullet wounds  were found In the child. Both were superficial, and she soon recovered from the effects of the gas. Three bullets had penetrated the servant's body, and she was removed to a hospital, where it was believed  she would not recover.  Winners in Winnipeg Finals  WINNIPEG, February 21.���All the curling bonspiel finals were reached today. The  ico was very sticky, and unfavorable for  good play. The champion event of the spiel,  the Grand challenge, was won by D. M.  Bradon of tho Winnipeg Thistles, with Rochon of Fort William, second. Towne, of  W'awa'nesa, takes the Walkerville, with  Patton of the Winnipeg Assiniboines, sec-  rirfd. The Royal Caledonian was taken by  II. J. McLean of Holland, with Harstone,  of th'e Winnipeg Granites, second. The  Winnipeg Thistles won the double - rink  Tuckett competition. Flavelle of Lindsay,  won two first in the finals of the minor  competitions today. For the Gait trophy,  an event "closed to Winnipeg rinks, he defeated McConaghy, of Nepawa, in an exciting match, the score standing 12 to 9 for  twelve ends. Later Flavelle also won the  Dolge international event, defeating Mc-  Kil lop's rink of Portage la Prairie, in the  final game. The Lindsay man takes home  several handsome prizes as the result of  his visit. Dunbar of St. Paul takes fourth  prize in the Gait competition.  Still Flaying Chess  MONTE CARLO, February 21.���The following result in the chess tournament here  had been received when the first adjournment was made at 1 p. m. Mason had defeated Poplel, Marco and Tarrasch and  Gunsberg and Plllsbury had drawn. Mortl-  more had gone down, before Reggio, and  WclfC had worsted Scheve.  Output of Bossland Mines  ROSSLAND, February 21.���The output of  the Rossland mines for the six days ending tonight i.s: Lo Roi, 4105 tons; Le Roi  No. 2, 1250 tons; Velvet, 10 tons. The total  tonnage for the year to date Is -11,080.  VANCOUVER, February 21.���Governor Ross is down from Dawson.  He is not very sure of his ground with  respect to the Treadgold concession. In  discussing it the governor was very  guarded. He said: "As far as the necessity; of water is concerned, there is no  question whatever but that there is insufficient water for the use of the mines  there now, and water would be the  greatest boon that could be given to the  miners of the Klondike. Whether every  safeguard has been thrown around tlie  order I cannot say, but I hope the interests of the district have been protected.  I have great hopesi that the order has  been misinterpreted. In any event the  only ground that could be given away  by thegovernment, is that which reverts  to the" crown, for the government has  no right to touch that ground which  has been already located, and the dispatches from Dawson telling of the  miners preparing to leave the district *-  in consequence of the order .must be  without foundation."  The Liberal club of Dawson at a  meeting last Saturday considered the  questions arising out of the concession  in all their bearings, and wired resolutions thereupon to Ottawa, and also to  commissioner Ross, now oh his way to  the Dpminion capital. The club made  it a point to place on records its confidence in commissioner Ross, and in his  fixed desire and determination to guard  the interests of the people of Canada  and that special portion called the  Klondike���and this confidence is unmistakably shared by the Dawson  public.  By the resolutions referred to, commissioner Ross is urged to use his in-  flence to secure the cancelation of the  obnoxious' features of the much-discu��-  sed'concession, it being the opinoih of  the meeting that such features:had been  obtained only hy gross misrepresentation of the facts and of condition in tho  Yukon.  It is believed, for example, that it  was never represented to the minister  who proposed the order, that it would  work an interference with, and abrogation of legitimate vested rights; that it  would necessarily be retroactive in operation and uncertain in effect; nor  could it ever have been made apparent  to the powers at Ottawa that the only  inmeasurably valuable rights and privileges acquired Would be a monopoly  water supply at virtually prohibitive  nrices.  Canadians Criticise Chamberlain  NEW YORK, February 21.���The strictures of the Canadian press on the reply of the colonial secretary, Joseph  Chamberlain, to the Welsh delegation  of Patagonian _ agriculturalists, who  =w.ish ^to^em igrate^to^JOanada, jir e^considr^  ered well founded by prominent Canadians here, says the Tribune's London  correspondent. They do not reproach  him for any feeling of unfriendliness  to the Dominion, but they charge him  with lack of tact in discriminating  sharply between Canada and South Africa. They assert that when tbe Dominion government offered to do so much  for the unfortunate Welsh colonists  stranded at Patagonia, Mr. Chamberlain ought to have avoiaed the implication that aid of the Imperial government might have been successfully invoked for sending them to Boer colonies, but not to Canada.  Germans Antartic Expedition  VICTORIA, February 21.���The steamer Miowera, which arrived here this afternoon, brought the report of the  steamer Langlin, which had arrived at  Sydney after taking provisions to Kar-  gueliin island for the German expedition  which is exploring the antarctic ocean  in the steamer Causs. Besides the provisions, the Langlin landed 880 dogs,  dog tenders, and two German scientists,  wh'o are to join the party on the Causs,  and continue the explorations toward  the south pole. There were some apprehensions as to whether the Causs had  been at the island before the Langlin  arrived, but there were no signs oC  such a visit. The buildings erected by  the British expedition in 1874 were  found intact, but badly in need of repair. . The island had an immense population of rabbits, the descendants of a  few left there by the British expedition.  Carnegie's Check Received  VANCOUVER, February 21.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The flrst installment  of five thousand dollars came through  today from Andrew Carnegie, for the  Carnegie library here. The cheque was  sent from Pittsburg, to the secretary of  the library board.  Italian Cabinet Resigns  Rome, February 21.���The cabinet has resigned owing to the failure of signor Villa,  the cabinet's candidate for tho presidency  o'C the chamber of deputies, to secure a reelection today. Tho opposition cast blank  ballots. The incident has caused intense  excitement. THE  NELSON  TRIBUNE: SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 22, 1002.  i  176  ���! "5 ���  lift  Sli  PI  w  il  |!&f;  I*'*  ;��?  ii;  1  1  ^.*&*&*��9&KC* to *��$S-$*��S��fc*S*��*S-%-  $  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iNCORPORATKn 1670  coovcjp^.isr"5r  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.  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Something must have gone wrong in  the    legislature    on    Thursday,   when  "Dick"    McBride's    opposition    forces  made their first assault upon the Dunsmuir  government.     Before   the  house  met there were all kinds of assurances  flying around to the effect that a majority  of the members  were pledged  to  vote against the government, but when  it came to a show down they were not  there.   Nor is it likely that the opposition will develop any further strength  as the session progresses.   In Thursday's  division the vote was 18 to 16, and there  was but one member absent.    This of  course    excepts    the    speaker,    whose  health will not permit him to attend.  Honorable C. E. Pooley is presiding in  his stead so that the government's following, by reason of~tfie speakler'Tlll-"  ness and the vacancy in Victoria, is two  short of what it was last session.   The  absent member on Thursday was Oliver.  He is an acknowledged follower of Joseph Martin, and may therefore be counted as a government supporter, at least  until  after the redistribution measure  is safely disposed of.    It is therefore  reasonable to expect that in subsequent  divisions the government can count upon  a vote of nineteen, out of a possible vote  upon the floor of the house of thirty-  five.   This is somewhat closer than any  of the important divisions last session.  Since  then,   however,  the  government  has lost Westminster city, one of the  Victoria's is vacant and the illness of  the speaker has taken Mr. Pooley out  of the division lists.   Aside from these  changes there are the deflections of McBride, Green, Garden, Fulton, and Taylor, who voted with the government last  session during the stormy times of debates  upon  the   government's  railway  bills.    Against this gain of five votes  there is an offset of three, as Gilmour,  Oliver and Hall, who voted against the  government's railway bills last session,  may be counted as government supporters, so that the net gain of the opposition's   voting   strength,   including   the  capture of Westminster city, is three.  :H  It is reported from Fernie that the  Crow's Nest Coal Company has decided  to open company stores at the mines  in competition with the Fernie merchants. This, it is claimed, is a gross  breach of an understanding which was  arrived at at the time Fernie was started. This townsite was owned by_the  coal company. The merchants who purchased lots from the company, put improvements upon them, and engaged in  business, claim that they did so upon the  strength of assurances given them by  the coal company that the system of  company stores would not be introduced.    There  is   money   in  company  stores, however, and the Crow's Nest  Coal Company is after it.   To the protest, that the introduction of company  stores means a breach of the company's  agreement with Fernie's merchants, the  reply is made that the company will repay the merchants the first cost of their  realty investments, and it own appraisements'   upon  their   improvements   and  stocks.    If this means disaster to the  merchants of Fernie that is their misfortune, and no concern of the coal company.     This   is   the   same   company,  concerning whose solicitude for the mining and smelting industries of southern  Kootenay, so much is heard.   It is the  same company that is seeking to secure  a perpetual monopoly of the supply of  coking coal in the Crow's Nest, and it  is this ambition of the company which  causes it to fill so large a" place in the  public eye.   For this reason, the action  of the coal company, towards the merchants of Fernie, becomes, the concern  of the people of southern Kootenay, in  that  it  evidences  the treatment  they  might likewise expect if they were made  dependent^ upon it.   1/ the Crow's Nest  Coal Company would break an agreement- of its own making,* in order to  increase its profits, what reason is there  for supposing that it would' sacrifice any  portion of its earnings to such patriotic  considerations   as   the   development of  British   Columbia's   mineral . resources  and the building up of its smelting in-  kustry.    Yet this is what a portion of  ihe press  of the province would like  the people to believe.    At.the present  .time the smelters of British Columbia  are required to pay $4 per ton at tlie  ovens   for. their   coke,   which   in   the  Boundary means $6.50 delivered.    The  'cost of transport is therefore something  over fifty per cent of the total charge.  In the case of coke shipped to Canadian  smelters the Crow's Nest Coal Company  "gets none of this, but if the coke were  "diverted to American smelting points  the allied railway interests of the coal  company would absorb the whole of it.  Is   it    likely   that   a   company   which  ^durd^break^an^-agreement^with-pur-  chasers of its real estate, for the relatively small profits of a company store,  would forego the advantages of hauling  the output of its own coal and coke over  its own railroad lines, in order that persons arid enterprises in whom it has no  interest, and with whom it has no agreement, should enjoy the largest possible  measure  of  prosperity.    This  is  what  the organs of   the   Crow's   Nest   Coal  Company would have the people believe,  and just upon the eve of the coal company's absorption by that philanthropic  concern known as the Northern Securities Company.  Word was received in Nelson yesterday to the effect that the work of reconstructing the Athabasca Mining  Company is proceeding satisfactorily in  Toronto and that the prospect is good  for the resumption of work upon the  property this summer. The new company will control the Venus as well as  the Athabasca, thus carrying out in  some respects the deal which fell,  through last summer. The head office  of the company will be in Toronto.  MORLEY & LAING  BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS  BAKER STUEK/r. NELSON. B. C.  Showrooms Mason & Rifch Pianos.  GREATEST RUIN OF ROME  Blames the Pilot  HALIFAX, February 21.���-An enquiry  was opened this morning into the  stranding of the Allen liner Grecian off  Herring cove. Captain Harrison, of the  stranded steamer, gave evidence to  show that the pilot was mistaken in  the course of the ship, although at. the  time of the accident" he put every confidence in the pilot, although he (the  captain) knew that the ship was in a  dilferent course.  Denv the Report  CONSTANTINOPLE, February 21.���  The authorities here deny that Rev.  Tsilka, husband of Mme. Tsilka, the  companion of Miss Ellen M. Stone, has  been arrested for complicity in the kidnapping of the latter. They say that  according to last reports Mr. Tsilka is  iu Sofia, Bulgaria.  The Coliseum and Its History  It costs the government of Italy about.  ?20,000 a year to keep up the Coliseum,  the most impressive and imposing ruin  in the world and the most conspicuous  type of Roman architecture and civilization.   Fifty or sixty masons are kept, at  work all the while repairing breaks and  cracks for fear o'f endangering the lives  of the tourists who constantly visit the  place.   They are working under the direction of an architect and engineer employed by the minister of public instruction.    People with artistic taste  complain about this "restoration," but it is  absolutely  necessary  in  order  to   save  the ruin.   At the same time it was not  necessary for the care takers after the  fall of the Papacy to tear out the shrubs  and plants which  decorated this  most  stateiy, solemn, majestic pile of stone.  Before 1870 the gaunt and bare interior, the glorious walls and the titanic  arches  were  softened  and  embellished  with garlands of green and in places  large trees grew from the cracks in the  stones.    The   crypts   and   vaults   were  cushioned with mosses, with the same  effect that   one   sees -in    the   Scottish  abbeys and the castle of Kenilworth.   It  was then the most beautiful as well as  the most imposing structure in existence,  and so great was the variety of vegeata-  tion and foliage which sprang from the  soil that had been saturated with the  blood of the   martyrs   that   a   botanist  named Deakin published a catalogue of  the flora of the Coliseum, identifying 420  species.   In tearing away this foliage the  workmen  did an  immense amount of  damage more than the decay of a century, would cause, because the roots of  the trees and shrubs had wormed their  way into the cracks and crevices and  had clinched themselves stoutly resisting the attempts at their eviction.  :  There is a popular notion that St Peter's cathedral would be placed inside of  the Coliseum, but than; is not quite true.  St. Peter's is in the form of a cross.  The Coliseum is oval 1790 feet in circumference, 630 feet at the major axis  and 525 feet at the minor axis.   St. Pet-  jer's is 636 feet long by 450 feet wide,  so that if it were shaped a little differently it might be squeezed within the  Coliseum walls.   The dome of St. Peter's  is 448 feet high; the walls of the Coliseum are 157 feet, ana they were probably thirty or forty' feet higher once.  :   There has been a- good deal of discussion as to the seating capacity of the  Coliseum, but nobody can tell exactly  what is was.   The estimates run all the  way from 40,0.00 to 87,000.    There were  eighty entrances and eighty stairways,  and four tiers of boxes and seats for  the different ranks of society, the no-  J)Uity_ surrounding the imperial box on  both" ~srdesT"anid^the=s61dieTs=andiisailors^  having free   entrance   into   what   was  called   the   peanut   gallery,  which   was  about 140 feet from the ground.    Free  admission was given to the sailors because they  handled  the  awnings  that  were  stretched  over  the seats  of thj  nobility when the sun was too bright  for comfort.    It is said the amphitheatre could be emptied of spectators in  ten minutes, the corridors and stairways  all being wide.  The Coliseum, like that other wonder  of the world, the pyramids of Egypt,  was built by Jewish labor, and completed by 12,000 captives whom Titus  brought from Jerusalem after the eon-  quest. The architect was a Jew, Gaud-  entius, who was converted to Christianity and afterwards suffered martyrdom  in the arena.  The material for the Coliseum came  chiefly from Nero's famous golden  house, which covered an area of nearly  a square mile, including the courts, and  a portion of it occupied the place where  the Coliseum stands. Much of the material in Nero's house came from the  temples and palaces erected by his predecessors, and hence it was perfectly  natural for the pope and the princes of  Rome to use the material in the Coliseum to build their churches and palaces. The records show that four of the  most famous of the Roman palaces, the  Farncse, Barberni, Venezia and Can-  cclleria, were built entirely from materials taken from its walls, and each of  them was erected by a cardinal who afterwards became pope.  We know that, without counting the  material taken from Nero's house, the  Coliseum cost the emperor Vespasian  $3,500,000, and it was only about half  done when he died. The decorations had  not yet begun. They were done under  the direction of the emperor Titus, and  must have cost as much more, because  there wero acres of-richly sculptured  marble, acres of mosaics and acres of  gilded bronze. The ironwork of the  Coliseum was all pulled out during the  middle ages, to be made over into arms,  because metal was scarce in those days.  Contemporary writers have given us  a vivid account of the ceremonies attending the dedication of the Coliseum  by the emperor Titus, which afforded  an opportunity for a display of magnifi-  cience and extravagance which remains  unrivaled at the present day.    One of  00-00'i  '���������&  36 BAKER STEEET, NELSONM. 0.  LADIES  SPRING  AND  SUMMER  SHIRT  WAISTS  LATEST  NEW YORK  STYLES  BLOUSE   WAISTS  SKIRTS.  AND   WASH  LADIES' MUSLIN DRESSES.  Skirt waists from latest styles  made from leading materials.  o  White and colored fawns, di-  mitees, muslins, percales, organdies and patises.  See our ladies' and children's  colored wash dresses of grass  linen, fawns, piques, zephers, organdies and dimitees.  We invite an  early  inspection  while you can get a good selection  in all sizes from 32 to 44 bust.  Prices extremely low.  ft  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  9*  9)  9\  9\  to  to  ��� ��� > ��� -ST-  "36 BAKEK STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  0*-^ -02 -0* '00 ?00'00 '00 '00 '00.00.00. ���*?*���� ^ �� ^a**-. �� ^������'���v ' >���*���*���>. >^.'^��.'^^. >���%. ���***�����.. **������*�����,.>����. .-��m   <-��.. ���<�����* >m_-J^  v     *^fc. ��� >^ ��� ^k ���>*��.������*��. ���>^.'>^.'''*^,',��^-'?5% ***^. ' 00*'00'00'00'00 - /00- 00' 00t- ex* ��� smS- 00-J&-J&. jg.2&7f0  the features was a battle between woman gladiators, to the eternal disgrace  of the morals of the imperial Romans.  Another act on the programme was a  battle betwen a squadron <of drafts and  a flock of cranes, aud 5000 animals, including beasts of every description,  from wolves to elephants and rhinosceri  were introduced into the arena to fight  .with slaves. The show was closed by  flooding the arena with water and making a lake, upon which was given a representation of a sea fight betwen the  Corinthians and the Corcyreans, as related by Thucydides. At the close of the  performance the emperor . was found  weeping, for during tne excitement an  accident occurred which the .astrologers  interpreted as an omen of death. He  exclaimed that he did not deserve to die,  but expired a few days later on September ISth, 81, being a little more than 39  years old.  The emperor Hadrian once celebrated  his birthday by turning the arena into  a forest and introducing a thousand  wild beasts, including more than a  hundred lions and lionesses and tigers.  Gladiators were sent in to kill them, and  the spectacle must have been very exciting.  Emperor Commodus descended into  the arena himself .dressed in a lion's  skin, with his hair sprinkled with gold'  dust. He called himself Hercules, and  fought both gladiators and wild beasts.  On one occasion it is written that he  killed 100 lions with his bow and arrows,  the animals being thrown into the arena  by trap doors from below, similar, I  suppose, to the trap used for throwing  pigeons, arid as they, struck the ground  bewildered the emperor shot them one  after another.  The first martyrdom in the Coliseum  was that of St. Ignacius, the disciple of  John the evangelist, and the first bishop  of Antioch. Lions were set loose upon  him and devoured him, except the largest bones, which the Christians collected  during the niaht and have since preserved in St. Clement's church, dedicat-  ed'tb^him'memory-herenn-Rome.���=���  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Deal8rs ln Tea and Coffee  a'-saaaaa'-a^Hi'-jatfe-fe-t-fe-Ettet ***  We aro offering at lowest prices the best  grades o Coylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Besr, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound tg 48  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds..... 1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, i pounds  1 00  Special E'.end Coffee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffoe, 6 pounds.  1 00  Spocial Blend Coylon Tea, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephoneri77.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  For Sale  EXPRESS   CIGAR   COMPANY.  coiviJp^.is3",5r  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON, B. C.  TELEPHONE f*0, 219,   P. 0. BOX 688.  WARBLE, BUILDING STON  BRICK AND LIN1E . . . . .  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company-  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  Sectional Book Cases  As a going concern the business carried on by the EXPRESS CIGAR COMPANY, under the management of the  late A. B. Gray.  Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon, Monday,  February 24th for the stock in trade and  flxtures of the above company, made up  as follows:  Cisars���  Domestic    $3262 94  Imported     434 53  Imported in bond     367 80  Scotch whiskey in bond     316 69  Made of quartered oak, in three sizes,  for all sizes of Books. Made in Canada,  by Canadians, and sold in Nelson by the  Canada Drug & Book Company, Limited,  at the following prices:  Cornice, each   ?2.50  Base, each       2.25  9 1-4 inch section, each     3.65  11 1-4 inch section, each     3.95  13 1-4 inch section, each     4.50  All sections are 34 inches wide by 12  inches deep.  Canada Drug & Book Co.  Carpenters Wanted  Immediately 20 bridge carpenters to work  on tramway. Seven months' job, $4 per day.  Apply to B. C. Riblot, Front street, Nelson.  HOTIOE.  IN THB SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  In tho matter of the Winding Up Act,  Chapter 129 of the revised statutes of  Canada and amending acts, and ln the  matter of tho Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited.  Notico Is hereby given that the honorable  the chief justice has fixed Friday the 17th  day of January, 1902, at the hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon at tho Law Courts,  New Westminster, British Columbia, as  tho time and place for tho appointment of  an official liquidator of the abovo named  company. J.  J.   CAMBRIDGE),  District Registrar.  154381 91  Fixtures and office furniture     480 25  Separate tenders will be received for  the cigars, iiquor and flxtures.  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.  The stock, books of the company, and  stock sheets may be inspected on application to the undersigned.  The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  E. B. McDERMID,  Clements-Hillyer block. Liquidator  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that 1 intend to  apply at the next sitting of the board of  licensa commissioners for the City of Nelson, to be held after the expiration of  thirty days from the date hereof, for a  transfer of the retail liquor license now  held by me for the "Grand Hotel," situate  on Vernon street in tho City of Nelson, on  tho east half of lot 4, block 2, sub-division  of lot 95, group 1, West Kootenay district,  to John Biomberg of the City of Nelson.  GUS NELSON.  Witness: A. BENSON.  Dated this second day of January, 1902.  ST. LEON HOT SPRINGS  ORDERS BY  MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  OFFICE:   BAKER STREET WEST, NEIS0N, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0 BOX 6S8.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.-CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers In assayera' supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company.  ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures ana appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  FRSH AND SALT MEATS.  P. BURNS & CO., BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCRIES.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  ited, Vernon Street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  NOTICES OF MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7. IC. O. T. M ���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. "VV.  Roso, K. K.; A. VV. Purdy, Cora.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. P. &  A. M., meets second Wednesday ln  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22, F. O. E ���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. v. Morrison, secretary.  ,n5J^Ls0NxR0YAI-' ARCH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. George Johnstone, Z.; Thomas J. Sims, S. E.  GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION.  T have much pleasure in extending an invitation to all to attend the celebration of  iho opening of my new hotel, at St. Loon  Hot Springs, on Tuesday, February ISth.  . M. GRADY.  NOTICE.  Scaled tenders for the erection of a floating boat house for the Nelson Boat Club  will bo received by tho undersigned up to  Saturday the 22nd day of February, 1902,  at 12 o'clock noon. Plans and specifications  can be seen at the office of the architect,  George D. Curtis. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  W. A. FRASER,  Secretary* tho Nelson Boat Club.  Nelson, B. C, February 13th, 1902.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO. ��� FRONT  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONALD & CO.-CORNER OF  Front and Hall Streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in bla.nkets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws, and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs. ���  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing  Company of Calgary.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.   ARCHITECTS.   A.   C.  EWART,  ARCHITECT���ROOM  3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates-. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's Second Hand Store, Wsj*d Street.  FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers, and embalmers. Day  ���phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new Dostofflce building, Vernon Street,  Nelson,  MINERS' UNION, NO 98, 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  ol wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men 58.50, hammersmen ?3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers !*3.  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNA-  tional Union of America, Local No. l'Jii,  Nelson, B. C. Meets every second and  fourth Monday in each monlh, at S o'clock  sharp. Visiting members invited. Eli Sut-  clireo, president; E. DeMers, secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION ���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock.  In Miners' Union Hall. John Burns, sr.,  president, William Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS* UNION MEETS THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Minora'  Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R. Keo,  president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION, NO.  141, W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall  second and last Tuesdays ln each month a.t  8:30 p. m. sharp. Chris Luft, president;  C. F. Bell, secretary; H. M. Fortier financial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening In the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary.   P. O. Box 161. THE KELSON TRIBUNE:  SATUBDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 22, 1902  BAM OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up $12,000,000.00  RBST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       876 531.6*4  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Prosident  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clovstou Gonorai Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohos In London (England) Nkw YOKir,  Chicago, and all tho prlucipul oltioa ln Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commorclol and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Six*.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT BATE OF INTEREST PAID.  THE PRINCE OF CRACKSMEN  Career of Adam Worth  The death of Adam AVorth, the "Napoleon of Crooks," on February. 6'Ui, at  his apartments, near Regent park, London, brought to a finish one of the most  remarkable careers ever known in the  annals of crime.  Adam Worth, alias Henry Raymond,  alias Edward Gray, is listed as No. 215  in inspector Bryne's book, "The Professional Criminals in America." He. is  best known today as the man who stole  the Gainsborough portrait.  He was born in New York about sixty  years ago, of honest German parents.  He was sent to the public schools, but  his father and mother soon discovered  that Adam would neither study nor  work. '  When a mere youngster .he learned  to pick pockets, and before he wus nineteen he was known to the police as the  cleverest in his line in New York city.  "Troy" Dennis, a notorious sneak thief  of that time, took the boy into partnership, and the two worked together as  housebreakers until one night Dermis  fell from a second-story window aud  was  killed.  When the civil war began Worth became known as a bounty'juniper. He  frequently boasted that he had served  in the union army, and showed several  scars which he claimed to have received  in battle. At the close of the war Worth  made his headquarters in New York and  soon became a "'general among privates"  in criminal circles. He was soon a graduate of every branch of thievery known  among crooks. He was a "porch-  climber," a bank burglar,-a forger, a  "layer-down" of counterfeit money, a  receiver of stolen goods and the advisory counsel to all the great criminals in  ��� both America and Europe.  His first great exploit was in 1S69,  when in broad daylight, with Charles  W. Bullard and Ike Marsh, he robbed  the Ocean bank of $150,000. This was  j regarded as a record breaking achievement among bank sneaks.       - ���  Not long afterwards Worth planned  a successful raid on the Third National  hank of Baltimore, which established  his prestige as the cleverest bank robber in the United States. He and his  gang fled to Canada and lived in great  style for a time. On returning to New  York Worth and Bullard were at once  arrested. They engaged ex-recorder  Smith to defend them, paid him a retainer of $1000, and as soon as they  were realeased picked Smith's pocket  and recovered their ��1000.  After robbing a New York Central express train of $100,000 the gang located  in Boston and planned one of the most  famous bank robberies ever known.  Worth rented a fine store next door to  the Boylston bank, in the old Boylston  market building. Bullard leased the  premises in the name of Judson, but  Worth furnished all the money for the  scheme. They opened up a store for  ^the^sale_^j3it^exs^ul._piit^ in a large  stock of California wlnes���mefely*-a3=a:-  blind to enable them to wait until the  bank vaults were full of money.  The first act of the cracksmen was to'  arrange a false partition. This was  made moveable, so as to cover them in  their operations. For six weeks they dug  away at the brick wall that stood between them and the bank vault. By  the end of that timo they began drilling  on the heavy boiler-plate sides of the  vault. They chose a Saturday night  to finish the job, boring holes through  the plate in a circle. This was a slow  and tedious performance. The only pressure the thieves could exert upon the  boring implement was that proceeding  from their weight and muscles. Twice  they gave up in despair, all but Worth,  who insisted on carrying the burglary to  a finish.  That night there was a meeting of  Spiritualists in the hall above, and  among those attending it were two well-  known Boston detectives, who are still  living in that city. The robbers had  stuffed the partition with rags, so that  the Spiritualists were not aware of what  was being done in the room beneath.  It was daylight before the hole was  cut through. Worth crawled into the  vault and passed out money and securities to the value of $550,000. A small  box of diamonds worth about $100,000  he concealed in his ecai, keeping its ex-  istr-nce a secret from the others.  They packed their plunder in valises,  took different routes out of town and  made a division of the spoils. The robbery was not discovered until the following Monday morning, and by thai  time there was absolutely no clue for  the police to work on. For cool, systematic planning and nerve this robbery  is still reckoned one of the most notable ever committed in any country.  Worth escaped with his share of thr  plunder and has seldom set foot in thr-  United States since. All American  crooks who visited London for "business purposes" made Worth's house the.*,*  headquarters nnd followed his advice  in planning their raids. Before many  years he became the most successful  "fence" in London, defying the utmost  skill of the "English detectives to faster  any definite charge upon him.  His next adventure was to purchase  a mngnificient steam yacht, and together  "With several of his pals he made a tour  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  - WITH WHICH 18 AMALGAMATED  THE BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital, -     -     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund,       -     -     -     -  $2,000,000  ACCKECATE RESOURCES OYER $66,000,000;  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street, E. O.  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and (j-- Brc.uchos in Canada nuil the  United Status.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed  ou deposits.   Presont rate  thrae per ceuC.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  of the Mediteranean. While at Constantinople the gang planned a daring  burglary, but Worth was caught by the  police and imprisoned for a time in a  Turkish jail. He finally bribed a .Greek  to liberate him, and since that time he  took no active part in the robberies he  planned.  Returning to London Worth married  the daughter of a wealthy merchant  and settled down to a more respectable  life. His wife was a woman of education and: refinement, very handisome  and accomplished. It was a love match  pure and simple. Worth's marriage  worked a great change in him. He began to read the best books and to study  art and literature. Among writers Ruskin was his special favorite.  ��� His knowledge of precious stones .was  so complete that the owner of the biggest diamond business in Paris hired  him as a purchasing agent. He bought  stones_ct.it and uncut and no doubt disposed of a great deal'of burglars' booty  in the regular way of .business..  -  At one time he was.believed to be pos-  sesed of over a million dollars, through  legitimate and illegal means.  Worth's attempt to be respectable was  not made so much on his own account  as on account of his wife and family.  He had one son, now being educated at  an aristrocratic English school, and  three daughters, who have been taught  in a well-known convent in Paris. The  children are kept in total- ignorance of  their father's record, and were given to  understand that he was a wholesale  jeweller and art conuoiseur. Two of his  children are now in the United States.  Of all Worth's crimes the most famous and the most daring was his theft  of the Gainsborough portrait from the  ���Vgnews in 1S7B. This robbery, carried  out under cover of a London fog, was  not undertaken to make money, but to  induce Mr. Agnew to go bail for one of.  Worth's burglar friends, who had been  arrested in Paris.  The hue and cry over the loss of the.  picture prevented Worth from coming  forward, and the beautiful portrait,,  whicli had brought $50,000 at auction  a few days before/was nailed into the  false bottom of a trunk.  Last April, through the mediation of  Pat Sheedy and Robert Pinkerton, the  picture was restored to the Agnew family on payment of $25,000, and today,  hangs in the Agnew picure gallery in  London. It is said that many years ago  when Sheedy had lost all his money in  a gambling house,1 he was befriended,  by Adam Worth, who lent him $500.  Sheedy had not forgotten the favor and  reciprocated by conducting negotiations  with the Agnews.  In appearance Worth had more res-  -mbiaiice to a respectable merchant than  to a bank-breaker and burglar. He was  Invariably well dressed, with side whiskers and a* heavy mustache.  For years he lived a double life harboring and instructing the most notor-  :011s crooks in London, yet at the same  time posing as a patron'of art and lit-  ���rature, deceiving even his own chil-  lren. Though arrested again and again  for his various burglaries, the records  fnil to show, that,he._ey_er_w.pre_the_.garb  .f a convict. For forty-five years he  made war upon society and defied its  laws, a criminal record which has perhaps never been equalled.  j  HISTORY  OF  TELECRAPHY  Franklin's Kite Experiments  it may ho said that a. certain kind ot clec-  IricUy tends to travel like waves made by  lropping a st'ono in a pond���in all direction.-?. Rut it travels farthest and with least  resistance in those directions where it finds  Uie best conductors for it. Some substances  ire hotter conductors than others. Glass  mil rubber aro non-conductors, so-culled,  .'is you may see by looking at the rubber  ooverlns of wires on the street car system,  *r the glass insulators on a telegraph pole.  'Me'.uls, such as iron, steel and copper, are  first class conductors, and that is why  wire is used for telegraph and telephone  tnd electric light purposes. Water and the  earth 'ire conductors of electricity and so  's the atmosphere. AVhen Benjamin Franklin, with his famous experiment with the  ".tite, proved that lightning Is nothing but  ���leclricity, he also proved that the atmos-  ���hero is a conductor, for u bolt of lightning  nay travel many miles before striking the  '���urili. Mere Kpace, finally, is a conductor  if electricity as you can prove by passing  t current through a vacuni.  As soon as one learns that electrical  .vaves can move in space without the conventional wire conductors it is evident that  he question of telegraphy with or without  .vires must depend largely upon the trans-  TiittinK and receiving apparatus. Wires  litlierto have been used because, with the  apparatus available for sending and receiving electrical currents, they have afforded tlie best results; indeed, for considerable distances they afforded the only  ���esults that could lie depended upon. Kven  with wire as n conductor far more delicate  receiving instruments have to be used on  ���in Atlantic cable than on a circuit between  Springfield and Buffalo. Now, Marconi is  by no means the first one to experiment  with wireless telegraphy. Many men have  been working at the problem for years.  And essentially their problem liar* been to  perfect apparatus at one end which would  generate electric waves strong enough to  travel long distances with mere space as  the conductor, and apparatus at the other  IMPERIAL BANK _&*  OIF    O-A-nsr-AJD-A.  Capital (paid up)   -   32,600.000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,850,000  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec,  H. S. HOWLAND _... President.  0. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspector.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  interest allowed.  Drafts Bold, available in all part of Canada,  United States and Europe  Special attention given to coll       ns.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  end sensitive enough to receive and record  those waves.  The transmitting and receiving apparatus  so far developed is complicated and one  needs some technical knowledge to understand it. You will read much about Hertzian waves in this connection. Hertzian  waves are waves of electricity. Hertz was  a German professor, who died in 1S94. He  was the first man to prove by experiment  that whenever any circuit electro-magnetic changes are brought about, as when an  induction coil is ln action, the disturbances  are transmitted in all directions, bringing  about similar changes in neighboring conductors. His great work was to show that  these disturbances are transmitted by the  means of vibrations of the luminiferous  ether (which is assumed by physicists to  fill all space), and also to show the character and measure the velocity of those  waves. T,he wireless telegrapher therefore  generates Hertzian waves of electricity into space. General Greely, head of the  United States army signal, service, in describing the transmitter used by the signal  corps in experiments, over two years ago,  reported that he used a coil in oil, "ener-  ���_i;-'ed by-a three-quarter horse power rotary transformer, furnishing .125 volts alternating potential," an arrangement making "a very powerful and-efficient source of  Hertzian radiation." Marconi used at that  day a Ruhmkorni coil. According to present  methods Hertzian waves are transmitted  by 'be generator through the wire to the  top of a high pole and that is where the  jumping off place is.  From the top of the pole the Hertzian  waves arc radiated off into space. About  one-fifth of a horse power is necessary to  send them sixty miles off to sea, and a one  thousand mile range, it is said, ought not  require much more than three and three-  quarters'horse power, provided the energy  can be utilized. To send the waves across  the Atlantic the problem of transmission is  a question of propelling force. The Hertzian  waves follow  the curvature of the earth.  Marconi improved the receiving apparatus by discovering, or investing, what is  known as the decoherer, which consists of  a ball working on an arm attached to the  armautre of an electric magnet in the circuit of the coherer or receiver. But that  aside. Enough has ben said to show that  this apparatus, both sending arid receiving  is highly technical and difficult to be understood in detail by one who is not an electrician, or who has never witnessed experiments in wireless telegraphy. Suffice it to  say that when Marconi the other day in  Newfoundland, received the wireless message from the coast of England, he flew a  kite in the air, and from the kite was a  wire connecting with his receiving instrument. The Hertzian waves had passed over  the ocean from the tail pole on the English coast, and had struck the wire on the  kite in Newfoundland. The electric vibrations were thus transmitted to Marconi's  delicately adjusted receiver, and read by  him. exactly as they had ben sent across  l.StiO miles of ocean.  Marconi's system uses the atmosphere as  a conductor. Nicola Tdsla, it is understood,  is experimenting on a system that uses the  earth as a conductor. It seems safe to predict that science will completely master  the field of wireless communication  through long distances before many years  have passed. Evidently the experimenters  _are_ pnly_l.ii_theinfancyofthe art.���Springfield Republican.  THE  JOY   OF  RETURNING  Story of Reconciliation  ' ��� "Pull in the oars Rose and let us drift  down tlie stream a bit." I obeyed willingly,  for it was a warm day and I realized after  an hour's steady rowing and the charms  of tho riverside could be bettor appreciated when the hands were idle. Leaning  .'back on my cushions I listened to the  droning of tho bees and the musical lapping  of the water against the sides of tlie boat,  watching, meanwhile, the varying expressions which flitted over my companion's  face.  "How sweet and peaceful it all is here,"  she half mused. "Just a day for conll-  dcfices. Tell me, Rose, have I over kept  a secret from you?"  "Not to my knowledge," T returned.  "Well, there is one big secret which I  have always kept locked in my heart, the  only one, I thing I ever refrained from confiding to you. I am going to tell you it now.  How long is it since I first came to live  with you?"  "Two years," I answered somewhat anxiously, "and the happiest two years of my  life. Don't say you are thinking of leaving  mo yet awhile."  ; "Did it ever strike you as a strange thing  for me to leave my home and friends and  come out and bury myself in the country  like this?"  "I thought, perhaps," I began blunderingly, "that you might have had some disappointment���that is���"  1 broke off in some confusion and my  friend looked at me through her long,  fringed eyelids.  "Vou were quite right," slie said, the  smile dying away from her mouth and a  shade passing over her face. "You thought  there was a man in the case. Well, there  was."  Her voice sank as she made this confession, and her eyes strayed far away over  the water with that far-away expression  which had become so familiar. I looked  at her silently, desperately curious, as a  woman can bo and yet did not put a question.  "Yes," she said, softly, "ho was the cause  of my going away. I loved him too well to  stay."  ^'^.^.^'2S*C*L40i0W.0wr.00.00.  ��� 0*' 0*' 0*' 00 ��� **��* \ir, ��T�� ��?������ -5T- ^��  ^***************************************************-****************^  1890-__STABI__SH__D IN MH!__80N-_902  Jacob Dover   The Jeweler   Nelson, B. C.  Now that I am through stock-taking I intend to reduce my stock by giving  the public a rednction of 15 per cent off on the dollar. I invite you all and I  guarantee all goods sold  We have so many different lines that it is impossible to mention them all  but here are a few of them.  Diamond and Pearl Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Silverware, Karn Pianos  and Sewing Machines  Jacob Dover,  "The Jeweler"  ******.***.******.***********.****************************.*********&**&  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  .<_**"  *  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  &  <^'^'^''^��L'���Tj'���?i2������lt��r'ir:��:  ^0-0^-00'  ���7fV  m  ft  IB  ���lm  '<m%0_ZSf  "But why," I began impetuously, not  quite understanding this kind of affection.  "D'dn't he eare for you?"  "Yes," she said, "that was the reason I  went.  "Was���was he married?" I asked nervously.  "yes," she said. "He was married to a  vain, selfish, worthless woman, a woman  who cared for nothing but the indulgence  of her own inordinate vanity. What he suffered through her no one knows better than  myself.. In six months she ran through all  his money and incurred debts which it was  .impossible to.pay, and altogether made his  life a perfect misery. Rose! Rose! There  never was a greater curse, to a man than  a bad wife."  - "That  must  have, ben  hard  for  you  to  bear,"  I murmured, sympatehetically.  "But not nearly so hard as for him."  "And do you think he loved you?"  "I am sure of it," she returned. "Do you  think my life these two years would have  been possible il' I had not known? It was  that that gave me the courage to go, away  and keep away all through these long  months."  "And now," I began anxiously, staying  the motion of the oars in the water.  She dabbled her hands in the' water before speaking.  "And now," she said, "I am going to see  him a-rain."  She saw the look of pained surprise that  came over my face, but did not heed it,  and went on talking as if to herself.  "I am going to meet him in the city tomorrow. He will be at the station when  my train comes in. I haven't seen him for  two whole years."  "Then his wife is dead," I made remark.  "No.she is not; women of that sort do  not die easily."  "But"���I remonstrated.  "There are no buts about- it," she cried  almost angrily. "We have suffered long  enough and we are going to pretend that  the other woman is dead. We are going to  forget all tho misery of the past. He is going to take me abroad and we are going to  start life over again. It is the thought of  thi** which has kept me alive these years."  "You are a very selfish girl," I said with  some emotion." Do you think happiness  will come at such a cost? Think over it all  again or you will repent it bitterly. You  have had courage enough to keep away so  long, don't spoil it all now. I am pleading  now for his sake and yours."-  She shook her head obstinately and her  eyes shnne with a light which was maddening to me. Knowing her as I did this  weakening change in her character surprised me more than I flared own. I looked  at her silently and met her glance of defiance with a sorrowful thought of what she  had been to me for the past two years.  Then  I found my. voice.  But she did not heed entreaties and sat  half smiling to herself as she played with  "tli^1stsering'rdpesr*-i^^^^'i=^-^���"-^^^-^^^^=i^  "We are willing to risk everything," she  said. "When two people Jove each other  a-3 he and I do, nothing else counts���nothing else in the world."  "But that other woman," I cried, "she  whom he promised to love and honor at the  altar?"  She leaned forward and caught my hands  In hers and burst into a light happy laugh.  "You stupid," she said. "I am that other  woman. I am his wife. Oh, Rose, to see him  once more and to hear him forgive the  felly of the past after this lifetime of separation.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lurr|ber Always in  Stock,-  We carry a complete stock of  Ccast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention,  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd.  CORNER OF  HKNIJRYX AND VKRKON HTRTCTCT.I  PROVINCIAL'   SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His honor   the   lieutenant   governor   In  council has been pleased to make the fol-  ing appointments: ^ ^^ ^  Christopher Morrison, alderman, and  Frederick Starkey, of tho city of Nelson,  esquires, to be members of tho board of  licensing commissioners for the said city.  John A. Irving, alderman, and Alfred J.  Marks, of the city of Nelson, esquires, to  bo members of the board of commissioners  of police for the said city.  CLASSIFIED ADS.'  ARTICLES FOR SALE.   SEWING MACHINES OF ALL, KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.   LODGERS.   FOR ROu,u AND TABLE BOARD. Apply third house west of Ward on Victoria  street.  EMPLOYMENT AGENCY.  HAVE YOU TRIED  WESTERN CANADIAN EMPLOYMENT  Agency. Wanted help, of all kinds. Storage  for household and other goods. Skates  sharpened at ^Prosser's Second Hand Store,  Ward Street, Nelson.  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE OR  rent. Sold on installments. Old machines  taken in exchange. Repairs kept for all  makes of machines. Singer Manufacturing  Company, Baker Street, Nelson.  FOR SALE.  FOR SALE-THREE HUNDRED HENS.  Inquire Hurry's Poultry Ranch, Fairview,  P. O. Box 603.  GIRL WANTED.  WANTED���A WOMAN OR GIRL TO  help with housework and baby. Good  wages. Apply to John Hutcheson, Cranbrook, B. C.  PROVINCIAL    SECRETARY'S    OFFICE.  His Honour the Lieutenant-governor in  Council has heen pleased to make the following appointments:  8th January, 1902.  William Edwin Newcombe, ol 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 ln  and for the province of British Columbia.  9th January, 1902.  Frederick Fraser, of the City or 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 Revelstoke,  Uleclllewaet, Lardeau and Trout Lake  Mining Divisions,  Clerk of the Peace for the County of  Kootenay,  District Registrar of the Revelstoke registry of the Supreme Court, and  Collector of Votes for the Revelstoke riding of the West Kootenay District, vice  Mr. W. J. Goepel.  ____rAX_H0.TI.QE._  Notice   is   hereby given,   in   accordance  with the statutes, that provincial revenue  tax,   and  aU  assessed   taxes  and  income  tax, assessed and levied under the Assessment Act and amendments,  are now due  and payable  for  tho  year 1902.  All  taxes  due and collectable for tho Nelson Assessment District are now duo and payable at  my office, situate at the court house, Ward  street,   Nelson.    This  notico,   tn  terms of  law, is equivalent to a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  HARRY WRIGHT,  Assessor and Collector,  Nelson PostofHco.  Dated at Nelson, ISth January, 1902.  Separate sealed tenders, addressed to tho  undersigned will be received at this ollice  until Tuesday, February 25th, inclusively,  for tho construction of tho armories at the  following places:  1st. Revelstoke, B. G.  2nd. Kamloops, B. G.  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 tho postmasters at thoso places; at Nelson at the olilco  of Mr. J. A. Macdonald, architect, Nelson;  for Kamloops at the oilleo of Mr. A..  Thompson, clerk of works, Kamloops; and  for all the works at the department of  public works, Ottawa.  Envelopes containing tenders must be endorsed "Tender for armory, Revelstoke;"  "Tender for armory, Kamloops;" "Tender  for armory, Kaslo;" and "Tender for armory. Nelson" respectively.  Persons tendering are notified that tenders will not be considered unless made on  the form supplied, and signed with their  actual sicnatiires.  Each tender must be accompanied by an  accepted check on a chartered bank, mado  payable to the order of the honorable the  minister of public works, equal to ten per  cent (10 p.c.) of the amount of the tender,  which will be forfeited If tho party decline to enter into a contract when called  upon to do so, or It ho fail to complete the  work contracted for. H the tender bo not  accepted the check will be returned.  The department <!��������� ���' *v. hind Itself to accept tho lowest or ��������..   ,<���!:.ler.  By order,  FRED G1_I,INAS, Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, January 25th, 1902.  Newspapers Inserting this advertisement  without authority from the department will  not be paid for It.  FOR SALK  A good cottage, four rooms, bath, pantry,  good basement, hot and cold water, with  two good lots cleared and fenced, with  chicken bouse at bask, and good garden  with bearing fruit trees. Situated on Mill  street, near corner of Mall street. For  terms, etc., apply  R. W. DAY, Madden Block.  A PURE DELICIOUS  STRONG AND. FLAVORY  TEA  IN GENERAL USE  THROUGHOUT CANADA  P. Bums & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  nSS'La Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,  Roasland,   Trail,' Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,   Silverton, Nov:  Denver, EevelBboke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Ciby, Mid  way, and Vancouver,  West  I  ~ 0 <*^ *   -*;  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND UBl-AIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TREMONT HOUSE  1321 TO 331IBAKKR 8TREBT, NELSON  A,MER.ICAfl AND EUROPEAN  , ,     PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to $1  IMPEBIAL BBEWIM COMPANY  EMEKSON & REISTEKER.  BREWERS OF^THE-BEST^  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  I. EC. KoM-lKUB, ICaaacer.  B*r stocked with best brand* ot wines,  llquora, *��d dears. Beer on draught. ��*r_*e  oomfortAbU ttOBi. First class tmbte board.  CHEAP FUEL.  Reduction In price of coke: Per Ton.  Coko at gas works   ....$6.50  Coko delivered    7.50  Cash must accompany all orders, or $1  extra will be charged.  NELSON COKE & GAS COMPANY, Ltd.  DRUG STORE EABLY CLOSING  ON AND APTER JANTJAET 1st.  The public la notified that on and after  January 1st our places of business will  close at 9 o'clock every night except Saturday and the day preceding a public holiday, ��� ���'���d��--<-  Sunday hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2:30 to 4:30  p. m., C:30 to 8:30 p. m.  CANADA BOOK & DRUG.CO., Ltd.,  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.,  J. II. VANSTONE.  4***********************0;  OK    COUKBK    VOU    WANT    TITO     BK8T-  THUS   OO   TO  ARTHUR    QBE:  In Tromoiit Block.   IIo will suit too.  Largo Btook of imported season's goods.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKIR   BTRKBT.   NKLBON.  Llghted^by__EIectriclty=and=Heat--  ed with Hot Air.  ___rxe comfortable bedrooms aad first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial man.  RATES S2 PER DAY  IVjrs. E. G. GlarKe, Prop.  _j*ta of the Royal Hotel, Calsary  IVJadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nels-ra.  The only hotel ln Nelson that has remained under one management since IBM.  Tbe bed-rooms are well furnished and  lighted by electrfcn_>.  The bar Is always stocaea by the best  domestic and Imported liquors aad cigars.  THOMAS ICaJDDHN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Thi**d door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best doolar a day  house in twon. House and furniture  new. Room and board from $5 to ?5.50  and $6 per week. Table board ?4. No  Chinese  employed   here.  J.  V.  O'LAUGHLIN.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  The Best $1 per Day House tn Nelson.  None bub white help employed.  The bar the  best.    C. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWSBS AND BOTTTJtB8 DV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the tr��d%  BRBWUBY  AT   NJRLBON l.-f:  w  __�������� 7  I  fU  ��i*  I; f i  [:$'���  m  Is,  siif  i  ?!  ft  *���*���*���>  i  if  �����_  I**  .-; _t 3  r7$;  *��!  ���UH  IM! ���  5  'Ijl  ���t  114!  ii  ill  m  ���'���'*��'  ��W*C��"^&"*^^^^^  Jv. ;2 .'.^-"_*^^__��_-E',fe<'_te*c^^  J , B: g; A^Qbg for B^UfeP plf^ qay (ft.  : Dru^s ai)d /tesay Qood5  ju/.f.jeetzel&tyj  IM mum Mtiutftn, MtiniUf iQittw ttMitfiM sgf ipm  Dealers In       ������������--��� ������   . _ ���  ^  DRUGS  TOILET ARTICLES  PATENT MEDICINES  SPONGES, PERFUMERY,  ETC.  Importers of and Jobbers in  ASSAYERS* FURNACES, CRUCIBLES  SCORIFIERS, MUFFLES,  CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL  APPARATUS  Lawrence Hardware Co.  IMPOETEES AND DEALEES Iff  Shelf and Heavy Hardware  AGEUTS P0E--0rescent,  Oanton, and Jessop's Steel, Bennett's Gutta Percha  Fuse, Jenckes' Ore Oars  Hamilton Powder Company's Blasting Powder �����T   ������ T%   n  and Dynamite  J^ 0^011^    Du L.  Eailroad, Mill, Mining and Builders' Supplies  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, ^Secretary.  Have just received 3,000,0   feet of li  of timber of any dimensions or leni  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay,  from Idaho, and we aro prepared to out" the largest bill  Estimates given at any time.  The largest stock of sash  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICE AND_YARDSi   CORNKR HALL AND FRONT STREETS.   Legitimate Slaughter Sale  Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, Fine Pictures, Blankets, Etc.  In addition to our already high-grade and Ibw-marked goods,  we will offer for ��o days only ib 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 &  FURNITURE DEALERS  GITT AND DISTRICT.  A  daughter was horn  to    the   wife  Claude F. Bell, of Fairview, yesterday.  of  The services at the Presbyterian church  will be conducted on Sunday next by Rev.  Dr. Wright.  Mayor Bradshaw of Slocan has tendered  his resignation .and the same has been accepted by the Slocan city council.  The  Epworth  League of   the  Methodist  church will devote its next literary, meeting  on Tuesday evening to the study of Long-  "-feUcw's^life^and" poems. ^���       The sale of Mrs. Thompson's furniture  and effects by C. A. Waterman & Co. yesterday, "was well attended, the whole of the  goods being disposed of.  The assessor has completed his assess-  irent of the realty and improvements of  Slocan. He returns the value of the lands  at ..114,932, and the improvements at ?60,S30,  a total ot $175,202.  The regular meeting of the Socialistic  League will be held tomorrow afternoon  in the Miners* Union hall, and the sub'ject  for discussion will be "The Objects of the  Socialist League."  The semi-annual meeting of the Miners'  Union will be held this evening in the Minors' Union hall for the purpose of nominating candidates for the ensuing six months,  nnd trustees for the ensuing year.  Ing service will be "Philip's Call," and in  the evening the pastor will conclude his  series of sermons by a discourse of "The  message of the church to the problems of  today."  D.  Campbell,  one of Ymir's enterprising  business men, is in the city.  W. E. Lee, of Slocan City, returned last  evening from Spokane, where he has been  spending his honeymoon.  Ensign Malcolm, of the Salvation Army,  left yesterday morning for her home in  Walla Walla, having received a two week's  furlough.  The will of the late A. B. Gray of this  city has been probated at Victoria, and E.  A. Crease, of this city, has been appointed  the sole executor.  The man Hardy, who was brought into  the city by P. C. Barnes from Fernie, on  the charge of forging a time check, will  como up before judge Forin on Monday.  The services at the Methodist church tomorrow will be conducted by Rev. J. H.  White. The subject of the evening service  being "Rising in the World."  ftAttWAt TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LKAVK  7:15 a. m.  Daily.  LKAVK  6:40 p. in  Duily  6:40 p. ni.  Daily  8 a.m.  8 a. ni.  LEAVE  10 a. m.  LKAVK  _ p. m.  1 p. m.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  Cranbrook, Marysville, _ort  Steele, Klko, Ferine, Michel,  IJlnir-nore, Frank, Macleod,  Lcthbridgo, Winnipeg, and  all Eastern points.  ARRIVE  C:id p. m.  DaUy,  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Revolstoke, iiml all points east  and west on ti.l'.R. mainline.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Itobson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  DaUy  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Alns worth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and        Saturdays.)   ARRIVE  3:10 p. m.  im chi. jii!.'ilfiU ttiij ituis ��ii*ii.iat..iin6 nf liio  war, Uo (Say*, the bit-on It-ii^.* My-usm wit!  not affect the filial result. It may cost the  Boers u few more men, but they will never  surrender and the British will never posses? the Transvaal,  ARRIVE  10:10  a. m.  11 a.m  GBEAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  Depot  0:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  Daily.  LKAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6*00 p.m.  Daily  NELSON & FORT  SHEP- arrive  PARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,    Depot.  Northport, Rossland, Colville 6:45 p.m.  and Spokane. Mount'in  Making through connections 5:59 p. m.  at Spokane to the south,        Daily  east and west.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  arrive  Kaslo  9:?0 p. m.  Nolson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  the original case, being the penalty for  non-completion of contract, which was one  of the conditions of the agreement.  Afterwards, in chambers, his lordship  heard an application by Elliot & Lennie in  the S. S. Bailey vs. Dellie Mining Company,  for an order that the property should be  sold to satisfy judgments. The application'  was granted.  Coal Company's Harsh Treatment  The Crow's Nest Coal Company has  at last thrown off the_ mask with the  people of Fernie and announced frankly  that it will open a company store to  enter into competition with the merchants of that town. This. Jias been  done in spite of the fact that there existed a tacit understanding between the  company and the merchants from the  start that the former would not engage  in the mercantile business in that town.  As a result the business men of Fernie  built large stores, put in heavy stocks,  and proceeded with business, on the  basis of permanency. Having confidence  in the integrity and good will of v,he  coal company, there existed ho doubt  as to that corporation keeping faith  with the people. But they were deceived. After sending a delegation to Toronto to confer with the officials of the  company they discovered that the company had no less idea of carrying out  its professed intentions of keeping out  of the mercantile field, but it was bluntly  told that if the merchants of Fernie did  not like it they could get out and the  company would pay first cost of property and an equitable amount for improvements and stocks, the equity, of  course, to be dicided by the coal company. In other words, the company  proposes to adopt the Pennsylvania coal  town system, and as the trade of Fernie  depends upon the coal miners, the trade  that has heretofore belonged legitimately to the merchants will be confiscated by the company. It is no wonder that the ^merchants of_Fernfe have  Petty Thieves Sentenced  The man Lewis, who was arrested on  Thursday last on the charge of stealing a  coat from the Kootenay hotel, was brought  up before magistrate Crease yesterday.  CVnstable Heavener, who went out to  Granite Siding to make the arrest, produced the coat, which had been hidden in  the center span of the Kootenay bridge.  Lewis pleaded guilty and was sentenced to  three months' imprisonment.  James Jackman pleaded guilty to the  charge of having in his possession a coat  which had been stolen from the Kootenay  hctel and also a clock, which has not been  pruduccd but has been located. He was sentenced to three months' imprisonment.  The case of Brewster brothers was disposed of during the afternoon. A. Brewster was charged with the theft of a coat  belonging to a man of the name of A. C.  Smith, which had been taken from the  Grand Central hotel. The stolen property  was found on Archie, who was in the act  of putting on the gloves whicli were in the  pocket of the stolen coat at the time of  his arrest. He pleaded guilty to the charge  and was sentenced to three months' imprisonment. The charge against the brother, Peter Brewster, was not proceeded with,  as the former admitted the charge of having stolen the coat.  The Ottawa Deal Goes Through  The lessees and owners of the Ottawa  v/ere informed on Wednesday that tho  money was in the bank to cover the option  held on that property by Pittsburg capitalists, associated with W. D. AVrighter of  Spokane. The men at the mine came down  yesterday and the papers will likely be  signed today through Angus McLean, who  is' acting for the holders of the option.  When here a month ago Messrs. Coleman  and Wrighter secured a 30 day option,  which expires on Saturday. The price of  the bond is in the neighborhood of $45,000,  but the particulars will be made known  when the papers are signed. At the mine  things are looking uncommonly well, the  paystreak showing 18 inches of shipping  ore in the face of the drift. A contraction  in the vein occurred a couple of weeks  ago, but it has been passed and the vein  wonderfully improved.���Slocan Drill.  Canadian Briefs  TORONTO, February 21.���The wholesale  millinery firm of J. ��� VV. Hamilton & Sons,  has assigned. Liabilities $35,000.  TORONTO, February 21.���Dr. Sutherland,  superintendent of the'Methodist missions,  leaves here in two weeks on a trip of inspection to Japan.  TORONTO, February 21.���The Evening  Telegram's London cable says: The transport Victorian, with the second section of  the Canadian mounted rifles on board, arrived  at Cape  Town yesterday afternoon.  LONDON, February 21.���Preparations to  establish Canadian commercial agencies in  Great Britain, where manufactures and  products of the Dominion could not only  be seen, but their merits heard from competent men, have occasioned much discussion among Canadians resident here,  who heartily endorse the suggestions.  Writ Issued for Victoria Election  VICTORIA,   February  21.���The  writ.  for the bye-election, for the procincial  legislature in Victoria, was issued today.  The nominations occur on March 5th,  and the elections on the 8th.  Call up Telephone 33 if you'want coal or  wood. Birch, fir and cedar. Prompt delivery. West Transfer Company,  An accident occurred to an Italian employed by W. P. Tierney & Company., at  bridge No. 58, where a crew of men are  engaged in straightening the C. P. R.  track. In blasting the Italian was injured  in the head and face, and had one of his  ribs broken. The victim was to blame, as  he remained too near the blast.  A number of tho Coast delegates to the  L. O. L. paid a visit to the smelter and the  general hospital, accompanied by W. W.  Bradley, grand secretary, and ex-mayor  Neelands, and expressed themselves as  well pleased and interested. Most of the  delegates returned to the Coast last evening, although a few of them are remaining  over until Monday.  In addition to other officers elected, and  previously mentioned, J. Knauf was elected  secretary of the society, and Miss R. A.  Ibbotson as conductor of the True Blue  ledge. The lodge, as Instituted, consists of  17 members, with applications from 26  others. The charter will remain open for  six months for those who wish to enter as  charter members.  Editor Smttheringale, of the Slocan Drill,  snyr, there Is no foundation for the rumor  that he will be a candidate. He says he  dees not, never has, and hopes he never  will aspire to such high honors as the chief  magistracy of the baby city of the Slocan.  A certificate of work was granted yesterday at the mining recorder's ofiice to E.  Pelleut on the Alexandla mining claim. A  location was also recorded by S. A. Hab-  rlch on the Gopher mineral claim on Slocan  river, two and a half miles from the mouth,  and two and a half miles west from Slocan Junction.  W. C. McLean has returned from a trip  over the Crow's Nest Southern railway.  The rails are laid on the Canadian side  as far as the boundary line and the work  of construction is being pushed ahead as  rapidly as men can bo procured. The road  is expected to be completed In the course  of a very short time. Altogether there are  ir. the nelgborhood of two thousand men  employed, and some of the work is remarkably heavy.  SUPREME COURT CASES  protested, and it is no wonder that they  feel blue over the prospects. The coal  company is now ready to do the grind  business regardless who is hurt. The  system will of course Increase the revenues of the company but it. will kill  Fernie, which promised to be one of  the best towns in British Columbia.���  Cranbrook Herald.  An Island Railway Project  VICTORIA, February 21.���The Victoria board of trade will urge the provincial government to assist the construction of a railway through the Cow-  ichan valley, to Alberni.  The steamer Miowera, from Australia,  encountered the same current reported  by the steamer Mona, but this time it  was north of the equator, and carried  the steamer 24 miles out of her course  on two occasions. The Miowera brought  '2000 carcases of frozen mutton, the first  received from Australia in over a year.  The Leonora Mining Company have  received authority from the Dominion  government to cross the tracks of the  B. & N. railway with the railway that  they are building from their mine at  Mount Sicker to "Osborne bay.  AT THE HOTELS.  MADDEN���A. E. Palmer, Plum Hollow;  P. McGuire, Slocan; J. J. McKinnon, Rossland.  TREMONT���L. LeBIanc, Greenwood; W.  H. Wardrop, Central Lake, Michigan; Rob-  ert Morrissey;'J. Bresnahan, Kokanee.  QUEEN'S-Colin C. Brown, Rossland; W.  E. Lee and wife, Spokane; D. Campbell  and wife, Ymir; J. Pens Wilson, Hamilton.  PHAIR���R. Fawcett, Vancouver; Fred  Cowan, Silverton; A. D. Maro, Spokane; R.  B. Bowman, Vancouver; J. D. Kendall,  London, England; C. Comslock, Quebec.  GRAND CENTRAL-E. Pecord, Ymir; F.  Garner, Sandon; J. E. Askey, AVhitewater;  J. O'Connor, Slocan City; William Mcintosh, A. V. Smith and John Culbrano, Silverton.  11IJME-B. Trudel, Montreal; William  Pfufor, Kaslo; D. AV. Moore, Trail; Miss  G. D. Sexton, New York; George A Ramsay, Vancouver; John P. Walls, Oil City,  Pennsylvania; J. R. Martin, Vancouver;  T. B. Hill, Vancouver; Samuel Villa, Hamilton.  Crow's Nest coal is the most economical  fuel in tho market. Telephone 33, West  Transfer Company.  The services at the Congregational  church will be conducted tomorrow by  Rev. W. Atunroe, The subject of the morn-  In the supreme court yesterday, before  Mr. Justice Martin, the court opened with  the case of Coulter vs. Lynch and was continued until it was finished at half past  1 o'clock. His lordship gave judgment for  the plaintiff. In doing so he expressed his  regret at having to so decree, saying it  was a very distressing case, but as he was  compelled to abide by law there was no  other course open to him. He added that  he hoped the parties would be able to settle the matter ln a more equitable way.  The court then adjourned until 3:30 o'clock,  when his lordship rendered his reserved  decision in the Bremner vs. Arlington case,  giving judgment on behalf of Bremner for  work done and logs and stulls furnished,  as sued for, to the extent of $1,276.05, with  costs, but dismissed the claim for damages,  for breach of contract. Tn the counter claim  judgment to the amount of $120 wa.s given,  Sir Charles Tupper Invited  WINNIPEG, February 21.���Sir Charles  Tupper, Bart, this morning received a cable  from England inviting lady Tupper and  himself to attend the coronation of king  Edward. Sir Charles will leave for the east  totlay to attend the annual meeting of the  Crown Life Company, of "which he is president. He will then return west, and proceed for a trip to Vancouver before leaving for England. He will be accompanied  to the coronation by lady and Miss Tup-  aer.  O. Talbot, M. P. for Bellcchassc, who was  assisting the Liberals in the Lisgar election, returned today to Montreal.  Walter Wilson, the well known cricketer,  formerly of tho C. P. R. offices in this city,  and brother of C. P. Wilson, barrister,  died today in New York.  Says Boers Will Never Yield  ANTWERP, February 21.���Dr. Albrocht,  who has just returned from the Transvaal,  will proceed tomorrow to Utrecht to see  Mr.  Kruger, to whom he  is said  to bring  FOR SALE-THE NELSON CAFE, THE  finest restaurant in the Kootenays, best  location, 25 nicely furnished rooms in connection. The best business proposition in  the district today. For full particulars  write Nelson Cafe, Box 225, Nelson, B. C.  NOTICE OF MEETING.  All members of the Nelson Miners'  Union are requested to meet in the  Miners' Union Hall on Saturday evening,  February 22nd.  The business of the meeting will include nominations for officers for the  ensuing six months, and nominations  for the board of trustees for the ensuing year. J. R. McPHERSON. president.  JAMES WILKS, Secretary.   .  ^^^^^M^^^^^^^^^^^s^^^m^B^^4  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  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  * NELSON, B. C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  SANDON, B. C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  V*"^-'*S',^''^-^*IP<*l?-^.^^^''<'K-^'5'^  t'd&m^^_Utm\  (/.���** ���J5' "^ ��� ^ ��� mT' *m,  to       February Month Of Bargains  to Our Shoe Store shows a varity of bargains for this month.   All that remains  JjJ of our Big Stock of Winter Shoes etc. to be closed out at from 20 to 50 per  to cent discount.   Come in today and get first choice.   Mail orders filled.  \jj Agents for The Slater Shoe.  }r. . Julia Marlowe's Shoes  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Bell's Famous Footwear  to  to  to  to  L. A. GODBOLT, Prop. P. 0. Box 75 THOS. LILLIE, Manager   2J  ^'���^������^���^���^���^���^ *��*��-^-:^-a,_^__t,_s-^*^,__>'.x,_*'a'^^ <^<v.<��w9i'  ^���0999999999999999999999999999^^099999999 ^i^^:^*'  Royal Shoe Store  THE   BIG  Schooner  BEER OR HALF-AND-HALF  lOe  Slaughtering    Sale  For the next thirty days I will gi��*e  a great slaughtering sale on all lines m  stock consisting of boy's and men's  clothing, furnishings, hats and caps, and  boots and shoes. In order to make room  for spring stock I must slaughter some  of my present stock and also to give my  many customers the benefit thereof.  Now is the chance to partake of some  of the best bargains ever offered in the  Kootenays.  The sale is genuine, the stock new and  the prices away down.  Call, get prices, examine goods and  be convinced that I am offering the  greatest bargains ever offered in Nelson.  217 and 219  ���   ���   Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  THE ONLY GOOD BEER  IN  NELSON  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and Stanley Sts.  ^ErUrC U RR ANr Propr ietorr^  ACOMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  looal and coast.  Flooring  local and ooasb.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  Of all fclnda.  ��� WHAT TOU WANT IS HOT IN STOCK  wx wmti acAxs it fob you  CALL AND GET PRICES,  BISCUITS  CHRISTIE'S CREAM SODAS. CHRISTIE'S WATER ICE WAFERS  Also all kinds of Sweet Biscuits fresh from the factory.  BLUE   RIBBON   TEA.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  Houston Bloclc  Nelson. B C.  -BEilrESTATE-  AND  J. A. Sayward  HALX, AND LAK3B BTBEETB. NBtSON  with an addition of 50 per cent on the am- j an important secret   communication   from  ount pf damages granted to the plaintiff in 1 the Boer leaders in South Africa. Dr. Al-  ENGINEERS, FIREMEN, MACHINISTS  and electricians send for '10 page pamphlet  containing questions asked by the examining board of engineers to obtain engineer's  licgenso. Address George A. Zeller, Pub-  Usher, IS S. 4th street, St. Louis, Missouri,  U. S. A.  NEWLIN& & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  0EBTIPI0ATE   OF  IMPROVEMENTS  Notice: Ray 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." 60,500 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 tho 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.  INSURANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us ot  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  833 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. The 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  "VVAVERLEY HOTEL  ATHABASCA SALOON  ROYAL HOTEL   NELSON CAFE FOE SALE  GOAL  DOMESTIC  OR  STEAM  USE  General Agency, Telephone 265.  W. P. TIERNEY  BAKER  STREET,   NELSON.  TBLKl'nONR Uo  ORDER YOUR  Tki.kphonk 35  COAL  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  Kootenay Street, noxt door to Oddfellows' Hall  1\ O. Box (SB NELSON. 8.0.  LOST  LOST���AT ERIE, B. C, ON SATURDAY,  January 18th, two cheeks 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 be given for the recovery of the same. Address David Murphy,  Erie, B, C.  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 tho best opportunities for a good, up-to-date restaurant man ever offered in the Kootenays.  Bona fide intending purchasers will be offered every opportunity of satisfying themselves from the books as to the profiits  earned by the business during the past  three years. Satisfactory reasons for selling. For particulars apply or write to  CHARLES   A.   WATERMAN   &   CO'Y.  Agents, Nelson, B. C.  ANTHRACITE A.ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Offico: Bakor Street,  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  Teaming and Transfer Work of  all kinds.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial  Oil Company. Washington Brick, Lime &  Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.    OFFICE 184 BAKER STREET  TELEPHONE   117.  Private Tuition  Students prepared for departmental and  other examinations.  Commercial work a specialty.  I. C. SLATER,  Fourth door above City Hall.

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