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Array ::/-:���:,  - *���  - -7���i. ���**������'I'.^i.**L,r*" V-f T*ti*r'**i l/*^SfSh  ������  ���:-)-  ��� *r^���7��_ -> 7^���^,>^^'V'���'f*i'_1*>*���*���"I?;���'  ��� ���    - *-_, ."J-..*-:*'*"-'^.^' ^^_stV-.rs*Bfc-  . :L'.,-^?V?:i^.^��*5ji*^!^^<'^S*?J^  ������*��� ��� 7 ���l--::^r:'-H<^')^W^m  , ��� ��^^v^^%^  ':7>7^l^7i;#^S^  ���'-"' :-��� A<i::Z-A*J&3li  -    . .-.  y,..: v .^>-^ j.~'-^-..--i  " ��� ���:��� *-:JsGZ��t-~??3?i-iw  ������AA--rj$Jz~:.��-$*g&.-  :..--AAZA^.m?&*l  .Sat-wirday..'.Morhtttg^ March>7, 1903  TO\VN AND DISTRICT NEWS  * ���   -.'>-.  ��� �� 7   -:  The Week's Happenings at the Hub of the  Kootenays Briefly Told.  1 ^Ji ^" .���^amHt*mi barrister, of Rossland, is in Nelson on legal business.  W. J. Goepel, inspector of government agencies, left-on the boat this  morning for E^trKcwtenay!.        ^i  = J. A. -Gilker, newly elected alderman  for the East Ward, "was7 sworn in by  police magistrate Crease at the city  hall yesterday* Alderman Irvine was  sponBorv  .,-v. ^:-:a ��������� ./V-';7 -7  ���.." .7������,   ��� 7;v.  means iait.   Hestates  that^fully 200 MINERS   TELL   THEfR  STORY  ;men-^wiU^TO:;;;��w6rking';.on.;-the placer  claims ;a,t7iJErie,7 oh the Salmon, this  year, while the iraore enthusiastic put  the number at 500.  A letter has been received from Harold Kingsni ill, who was well-known in  Rossland and Nelson some five or six  years ago, from .South Africa. ^He says  it is no place for men without money,  and that $4.80 has about the purchasing power of f L807.in Spokane. The  nigger's pay averages about 36 cents,  and the -white man's about $4.80 a day.  He ad vises the ordinary Western man  not to go to South Africa, as it is without doubt the most over-rated and ex-  . .   .an enquiry held  today, gold            watet*:; tpbe. takenfrom^Violin lake,  near Rossland.   y/"7:::-aa-^a.: a--'^���'.::���<'  ^<Sanderson; wife of captain iStobt  f>and^sbn,!;i8 visiting in the eity,; The  captain is laid up^ with rheumatism of  the stomach at his home ppposite the  Hatayqn-Jjlc*^  The niocK parliknient meeting ^  Sutrass jOlubpriMonday; iis?bp^ tq alfc-  An interesting debate: is looked /for;7 7 A/  large7 number ;of; ladies a^nded7 tlie  m��eimj��<ojnu  Bruce Whiteslr��fom&��ffi$jN&Bo$  on Thursday^ aiftera ti;ip to#Me>xicofto:  lookinyeitfattd ��� re pbrViur^sth^^miftih^  property ih^htehlie^  P. Bjirns;an^th%r^elwtf  Mr8./H.;Mauryy a^  mot_M3r,>Mrs;7I>7 McEeodf left this week  for Oalif6rhia^nd|i.hene�� p^her^home:  in ^Ne^/^pki^/M^  paying'an1 extended visit to her^artsters,;  Mrs^H.j-.T^Irvi^  FredGhilcot^ vvli^  ties t-c-ayplhsd th^^  Tbompaohi7 'j^4viife^*^^^i'^i:F��f��*;  died. r-&i;��BHnii6W^  well-khq^7^^��;^  -. W?1����*GaHj^  la^i/Mon&aj^  to the|leiMfqu^8tibW  ' deal|foirly7w^  ., Btrol^^esfjjh^  _;._vil_lb___iQ^^  7 fit td&h-e^Eoi^  -^guSiB^lMi^o^  Bl ue7&l:Ip&l-_am^  ' was'tnata^lylBll^  Wedjtt<|��a^  p'ro'speqtsp^  1 fl SM-1<I>:XO J n_t.irA'-?.���'.\ra If 1 a him^nrAnAvhoc'/'% ��v  convehtion^to1b>riJield��in'Fernfe^-ror-dis^  Triideideems it'iiothe general"-ihtei-est  of the province toquestionthe^policy of  l8  East  valuaIble^pro perties  'Jtoo���te.nayi^;He3t;cani^'Iro.ui  <��� VA:>aii AtAifiAtAA^i^^^'AQ^&Ii^^xMp^  vym'i .Waldiecamein^romthe^ueen;'  Sali*n^thiM;'w^]i^  i ng:,/a7;fis1_p.li'^^  weeks^a.ul5a^<p^pf^rC  \[ i ne^A s m^l t^i^waj[|a,^pa^r^  The'jretu^siididfnbtrcbm  pectations^iHe expects tojsend in ?more^  yre;-md'rict^in'/the:fu^  Spring^^haaf;^qme^|.7[t7iai not; n^^ss^yl  in Nelson7t��*piiKpne'si:f^t  ins tp determine thisj'as] the ^dairypiep;  <lo the trick Ibystarnihgfc-^  large oh the^ city^'t^(^^^i^}j^le'o_;.  co ws; tn ade ;thei r^ apj )ear ance; Jo n^SiliCia;  street pn;Fridayi^nd?th^  be thievery day7until wm  again,.unless the^city^takes e^ps ���tp^jnK  force the pbpn^agedf'phim  at large.   -r:r:_a':':-{:.a.v;;^^^.it^Si^^&^^A  J. W. Dow, J. P., was; in town7 this  week from Grestph; tie1 says7 thei-eis'  very Iittle*miniiig7 activif^ "th his^ sec^  tion, ImtJihelbperatibhof^ the Bnchanah  sawmi II is hirnisiiihg employment for  quite a number of meni and with^every  prospect of the em ployment being permanent. The lower end of the i-eclama-:  tion company's dike has been ���finished  and there is quite a little speculatiphas  to how it will stand the spriug.freshet.  William Feeney, who is better known  as "Canada Bill, was in7 :^elson this  week seeing what he cbhid accbmplish  in the way of securing'a wagon^ road to  his ranch in the Sheep creek section.  Bill is going in for stock-raising on a  large scale, and,in the course of a few  years expects to hafr'e the best ranch in  Kootenay. He realizes the disadvantages under which he is by reason of  being practically alone in the Sheep  creek section, and if he is forced into it  he says he will go into the colonization  business so that he will have enough  residents to pass resolutiohs andV^sigri  petitions. '���       ':7,,7.' ���^���.a^'^'.^:;:..-''^:-;:a%!:  George H. Green, who for- the past  three years has been putting into the  Copper Farm mine at Erie all the  money he could spare and all; he could  persuade his friends to place at his disposal, was in Nelson this week. On this  property he has. been running a tunnel,  and in all has done oyer vl,000 feet of  work, with the result that7now he has  crosscut the vein, which is from 25 to  30 feet in width, at a depth of 450 feet.  He has demonstrated that his company  has a large low-grade proposition which  is now in shape to be mined on an extensive scale. Mr. Green goes east in a  few days to interest*. Chicago men of  7 Oh Tuesday^tlie electors of the East  ^iSd^prpyedlS  theyirhave$�� 1 ways>done 7lri Idai\hicipal  electtohawvThc*^ elected  alderman to!fifl theyacancy caus^  thte: unsi^tiii^of Christ  t^hnj^iity^" M  4Mate:pf the;-Erogressi ve Peo pie's Party  ���ftnd^had aMoppoiient^: W^  3��hoji��_]i;U8-the' -Heev #Far'ty ^hjd i date $  ?Thee; voting 7cbm��iehced7 prbmptly^at  nuie d'c-bck^ia^  baltetsh^fl^h'd^p^i^d^^  JEvplice^ ma^tmte^C  returning officer7 and had  W. F. Han-  ���foW'for-fioil  I^.fe8crut_n^r7^i*fbr7:7  ^hari�����;AJ:Wa^  GiilertSlbok^safteri  Statements of Press Cotbinktee as to Facts  ������.-.._:������';��������.'. :- ; AbwtAWa^i-.i'v:--;..;-7.7'.  The efforts of.the.;-coip^iimtion co^  mittee of the mining aswiciation to settle the Ferriiei strike7will^ be followed  with interest/by all whb:havii| -interests  at stake in the7mibih^lsebtiQnslPf the  interior./ The settlement of the Strike  will be the first <��hcerh; and when this  is accompliBhed '. it? will t^appi'deir; to  see what may be done to7p*reVent: their  '-���e**occurrehce.. '7:/.^;;;^' --[a^a^a^I a*  r':. There are always1 * two sid��S7 tp lialwr  troubles, as\*well asbtli^m^iix^^  lowing clt)*se n^nr th^^bii'to  Of the strike; ^e pra^  |gave-what may*; npyfc^^gartied7asfthe  Poihpapy?s1 side pf Ithej^win trp^yferay,f r In  it th^reiwajs^the :u^  the-nien^were un rea^i^blei ��� that  had'^o;i**eaI;;griev^e^^f^d ^that  Jiad j tre^^d^ t Ketcp  tha^ ahjy?f:ihti*iea^^^^  7pr^^h*^^]tefbt^t^^^  All ;th i^h^l its?t^i^^  ;;iiriaps;wfij^  ���piffth^'min^ra^^  ,*l^r^p:^nd|an^rese^  jn^yei^fprciwe^  ^|filp^h^sjfc^j^n t^tj^^th^yft failed^tp  ^;^t^'uaiiit:^^^im  .iincje��^th*ey|re"p^^  ^���u^^tp^^lefusi^  ^U8tmjtp^b^^  |,this^he^ a^<^|;he^ U  going through all the due-l�� lis thai  could lie got, and we fliink it answers  the question "Aie tlip men of the  Crow's Nest Valley weH paid?"'      tV  "������":.-7<t.-. ~-:--.::PrescXJommittee.7.'vv  JOHN HOUSTON'S POSITION.  m^ton^hd^Mre       ..   .         , ,  ... _ _.   " "'^ihterests^-ittiJe- vBepf^;^Pit*t*01^n^i|: |whicfi7the^^wa^^^  JTliiea B��e^||Ba*^^  voters,  three of ���'whom" the returning   pared toxlose; the mine down for eight  officer decided could not_vote, Because,  while they were on the East ward^ list,  ;they^��ide^j;in-;(l^|^^tl^  tu r bapces i n thV pol ling' pi ace we re dog  fijgli^'S^r^Gill-er^cbi^  their full Vote;;'�������� Viid^Iii Gillett com-  :mitte1i|M-ttcl_^!#i^  changep^hand8,-Wi>thieiDa8i8 :of'50 and:  ��f_:Xi_^-��^.**^_i9*_^tifc^_S^^  belfoiwarv  ^isectiph  ���re^ry^^l^geitnMti^  *uni?la^dsfipf5th<^ x  ^ffBlpitiSli,^qipmb^  applications to prospect for cpal.and oil  have been declined-by' the : government  ^r|Bh^:pl^^t^  reservation, whereas pn investigation it  p!as^eei^^ui^  ^p^^l^nst^si^^  Element' and therefore7;.dpes hot /apply  ^:;OT^^h4SpilS^aiip^ ���  ^bo*M^f7^uid;^f��^  ^n^nt|tha.tivh^li^  pro.wP^fttei^lm'^  sai4cpaiand oil lands in south  East  iK^tenay^hatjfc^^^bu^  possible, safeguard the public interests  ' by�� pre vpntihg.^ any :4 'f wni^l||<yverItfeye^  np\i^ar^e^::by7ppm^  existence, thus avoiding a monopoly in  ^any indust ryvp^i^l; ��� im  *��� ihipihg ^s^tidfp^^  Mining: In ithe! Lmrdeau^:^'--Zx'^P'A-i  :���..;:   L.- ���,-���' ���.'*-* ������,~.A-'fi.-' ��� . ';.-������    -. ���       i''-'-"\ ;'''>'-. -:'\!-'a- '���'  ;���:���'������������  imihing^papj^rs of -Fergiisohpahd  Itheffiari^ufd^^  'bpbin^prat^y^tprnuch  }in tb^e^eyeWpj^ntpf  ^iiear^futprp. ^pe-;p.p^^ of  ���leadt. thej demaind for zinc ores, the fact  ���thatpiany pf the'^rpperties likely to be  ^deVeippiBd-'Vcarry^;;gbo in gold,  ;aiid l^et^r. transportation fapilitiesthan  forpierly; giye~isbme hope that -their  prognosfcica tions may be correct.  Anjongs 1 other mines, the Crop��wel 1,  receniJy ac^uiir^  by the Myee company of Nelson,^is  mentioned.  This property consisting of the Cromwell and Annex, is located oh the same  lead as the Triune, and is in the same  zone of mineriiliiaitibn as the Silver  Cup, Che Nettie|JL. and the Lucky Jim  pre runs exceptionally high in gold  with hardly any silver values. The  Cromwell shows well in gold with low-  silver, while the pther properties show  'the bulk of their values in the white  metal, thqugtt;: all are in the same belt  and very possibly thfe same; lead is com-  mon to all.    A^y;^-..-; [.'aaa:' ''������:��������� A'.  '&���-:'���:  The Trail smelter returns on about;  six and one half^ tons of^; Cromwell ore  certifies for 5.76 ounces per tbhtin gold,  and only 18.1 ounces in silveri The  shi pmen t realized $793.77 gross, and  $714.55 net at the smelter. 7  The Myee people h a ve. had ascre w of  seven pien engaged all the winter in  drivinga tunnel, which it is calculated  will intersect the lead at about 700 feet,  of vertical depthu The Croniwell may  be depended on as an extensive shipper  in the near future.  f01p ;:^|>ly 7^:tl_e^;^^  ;|wiblisHpd^by-S;^  grievapice oh.  |pi^|T;<ia|i^p^^li^^  Hi i^blfi^Si8|| mai i^^d|n^hin|^tp^|^;J  out of his['earnings -to.7 payi these -fnenv  iHlidftheirlela^hih^  sh wlne^*eaming^here^rt" ih*-h�� ����*.--h<w��rft  ihstea:  ^h^dule|blU  0M. ms&lSlut r ray^ wp :r  ��-20l-8hlft^^^eafn^  ii^^:lpMg^)^|^^  is given as consideratioivforwhich ribth-  ihg is show.ii-.-y He eniployed th reeiback'r  Jh%n%^f^^2||4l^^|bh^  7mEkihpaM;o.ai&;forSb^ack  ^l^;l|Tal^iSi@rp^  |^iurm^%in>|^K^0e^  :th^ampu^  ���Jdaysifp^noitKin'^  :p^��,^p^t;befp^;?|h^  ^for^^^slwprjkl^  ;Wh^pui**pose|^  ���; l*^lt*��.'X,^'-;.^:*.pr^^''/'f  lalPhil^Christop-^rT^rl^  To mining 113'tons@:40c.-per:ton- $45.20  iTb^iS^ydepsnt'r^��^^  ^p'3:dayS;C^p^yy^  ?7.te^^7;^otai;:earhihg':v77;.-^_|^^^^  ^Thpflebm'-pany^'give^  uWtiatis'that ^22 jgiven ;tov;Christophpr  'f^or?f ^Agfiin'/:tKe7cqmpanV^deducts $39;  for^b��ckha^  Why wasinPt the full backhanbl" barh-  ings stopped? fipinV ChristPpher? $60  from $80:85 leaves $20.85^ pay 50 cents  fpr smithing' leaves $20.35 for 16 shifts,  oran a ve rage of $1.27 pe r sh if t-���a hi ag-  h ificehtfsUiii for the \dangerous occu pa-  tion of coal miner. ,, : y  i John Spbk worked 9 days in No. 3  ihihe^earning $20.40. $22.5D the company deducted for backhand labor, so  for the -privilege of "working for   the  G. N. P.* Coal Co. nine days he paid  them $2.10: In\ fact, to pay these backhands their proper days' compensation  he. started on com pany work in preference to digging coal.  ���Taking 73 of the Fernie miner's due  bills for January, after smithing and  blasting expenses are deducted, we find  that'll men earn $100 and over, 22 earn  ��� under $100 and over $75, 14 earn under  $75 and over $60, 25 earn under $60;  The trouble with the buttying system  is.that under, that system the company  do not pay enough to give the miner a  good wage and allow him to pay a helper as he should be paid. It; forces the  helper to work for a lower wage than  the gerieralrate of the country. In all  the West the government price for outside labor is $2.50; and in <fuartz mines  the muckers get $3" per day, yet these  men.are expected to work in the hazardous calling of coal mining for $2.50  when they are working for a miner, and  for $2.25 when they are working as helpers for the company at Michel. These  are the complete facts of the case as  taken by the press  committee, after  77The fo]lowing letter,- signed by John  Houston^;P.P., appeared in the Victoria Cplpiust of March'.4th:  Sir,-^T|^Sti^iowihg>is7 appearihg in  the prbvmciHl7^res8": "For a time Houston^; was^placed li^th^dbubtrul catego ry *  but his recent p^rpnohhcement aa prest  dehtpf-the7P-*6vihcial;;Con  sociation showed cl^^iy'that the; government could not^cojuhfc^uport his  port under any circumistances."  -Ther wprds .are7 t-i^Befeof the Nelson  Daily :News;:,iK ne^-j_ii^p;i;hatr,: has - po  aulbpri tyto;{spealfcfiwi^ afe aVmein ber^  bfthb?legi8laturer ahd^eyen t less as (-the  pres^idehtfbf 7 thpW ^  ti vb; Association ;S--'^''f^  ;:^I hayepotpaade  ^ei therih'privateior; in^Pblic;; as Jpiesis  dent: bf^t^g^Pipvj^  A^cjatiohviand ha^hpt had7bccafeibn  ^ to;dq78bi|-In^s pleje^ la--  ytiye ^TOmbiy���asgtj-^caudidatb ;bf|the  !'P.royin^^^i-|^;j^^  phts7;'avst*raigltt  ^u^-indep^dentSKb^  'ypt^|in^|fi'fe|^e|isl  P<ip^ilifoeiM^^  platf^m"pp|^ich|_^S^^  d|Lte>|?7Is;ha*^;j_^^ tqO ayoi4  going on recordbn important measures,  and liave not intrigued to; bring about  ;;thfe-def^'^f%t|i^?gc^^  :^^yanbe^.^rion^^  '^ndiyidu^iy^^  through three tieggions of the legislative  assembly I am UT.the opinion -that-a  >^:-''A7H''';-:-\'':7s=v--f.i*-'-''''-!- ^::>;'x.H:-v:.>i1'*i;;;v1_.^*nJ_;r1*c^:>1;-'-;'.- ^7'*:-.-.'-��--,,I%-v\4 */,,-. ^,C*#>>"-  government njU8thave^the support of a  KBWE- STRIKE ATiNEtS-QN  No Hard Feelings Entertained, But Men Sdy  ''������A-A.-Z -���':���-������"'^a.-: A. No'Surfenderi7 a, ���;-������.��� ..v .7'7;V'7'7;-  7:-X)n Thursday 1-istall freighthandlerap  baggagefmeh; Plerks and othei-Imembc'ri7-  Of the U. B. K. E. engaged at theCP.K*  sheds,TNelsbrivatruck work in svriipatljy^  with the brethreii pf thebrdeVphstrikeS7  at yancpuveiv77Shperihteride  wasseen, ahd-had notliingrstartlingforl  publication, iTheafction of thesmeninK  leavingwithout giving him  1^  comh|ented upon; hnt:he ��� r*e{ilizedstliat��  it was^dpnefiir hb;vunfriendly; spirit: tOhS  1 ^iln "eTsbnally, ah(l^]whilk7jthe! striked  -^P^-wpuId^isarrahgethewPrkconsl  hplipped to be able to meet Sabsoiiitelv? 'I  neces8ary7hupirie8s. ; ^steW^^t ;tl^E  ^P^wRi yards th^tjfficesta^  in tehdeh t^f departHehtt^aU  /opaT^^iffi^^qin  :j^ings7aiong;a^c.i^u  atobpbtlbf^success"''''  ���'���^���������'-^���''���-'-������-^-������'-'���-���- -*>*������  77vMahag  W0:"'''"  :in-J-iyni  ;;ren.'_"_." ..s    -  ^ch:;ti|i^  g��;S7t?\  fti-#:  ??iW  -���f-fl  iiA "���*('- -:S-~>  ssHasspremier^PriorMtherii8upppr>^of-ffi^  reaspnaliilejm^qrit'yipp^  IKe-;iegisiatu1f#^Si^n^in1^^  ;he;r^rry^out%hi8:g5annpunced#pPHcy^ptl  subsidiziiigirail'waysiwith.taBhlbonpseavi  ���and iland jgran ts?��t[jVpdpvhatirightf hm: ?  ft1fti>nrrt'vn-i  ^*?^'-t!^'^-  i'Jw.'j"  lie^Sttein-ptstmcainf^^  '���^whapsright^ha_^he*toj?i;hQldlpffice%un;  the siippbitof-&^".working^^^ huijoritx,* :n*b  more can theppposition.;- Both are in  it-p^*^ISi���i^ii  j^TRei^l^h^rQ^^pp  ^bne;p^ris^f^^iri-mm  ���?fehe|tegi|ia_tP^|tp^.^  ?ppSa?7geneml^^  ;'p3ppl^^pha^^  ^��Ki^l|?_Tav^^^gp7^  8traightCbnservat ives, sti aigh I Literals,  pi^raig^htiCabalw  |b%:;carri^4i^j*By? I^ft^^in^^^^a^^cliag  farrainging^Ke7'*^^  : ef& w n c*y pf ^  Jthl^.gtiy^rnrte^  :adbp^t;Ut^7p^r^|te  -1 (ini\-'-':^A:y^- ^S'i?-C?"AA^^-i-~y:. -aAaaA^A^. A'lr:::r^i::'r:-:--::-^x;y  v.1900.>y:,ixAiAS'lASiiA--.V. --HyA-Al^AAyAA'A-'"-- ^AA^fi-AA  SSlf'pr^mie^  ^tihm|^<aij|jip^;ye^  itli^|hou^e^ep]^l^^  ���a'p^.i��;ye4;j^npitv^  private bills ap^dvineed^  legislation v.�� ^with-���7tlies.F7-;dis^Unct:::'; unde tf,  stahduig^ that as soon^ as such legislation^  ^is:pa88ed'ahdiapprb^d^ie^iilll>t-^  iieutenaht-goverhpr":tor a? dissqlutioh so  that a^generaLtelectibri ^^be7held at  as early a date as 7.pqssibjlie^r;he, in tny  opinion^ will have the support of a riiar  jority of the house. * The people^ surely  can stand four or five inbie uibntHs of  the Prior government,, if at' the end of  ;that time they can have a government of  their pwn choosing; a goyernment that  will not heed to call the'house together  to pass the estimates, 'as was done in  1900, and one^/which will have ample  time to prepare legislation for a regular  sitting of the house in January, 1904.  Such action would riot be unfair to  either premier Prior or to the opposition, and it would be fair to the people.  John Houston.  Nelson, March 2nd, 1003. ;���'���������.*  bp^n|ef|ectivies  .l^fiiguf-est  tlie strijke  In the ihe;  er,  im  Returned from Honolulu. .  A. ������B^"'Sherwood returned to.. Nelson  on Wednesday last,. after; spending  about two months in a trip to Honolulu, much improved in health. He  had a very pleasant time, enjoying the  sea bathing and surf boat riding daily.  The weather was supposed to be cold,  the average being about 70�� during the  day and occasionally getting to between  50�� and 60�� at night. Mosquitos were  probably as industrious as any on-the  Kootenay reclamation works in the  height of summer, and mosquito netting was always in use. Mr. Sherwood  travelled via San Francisco both ways,  and on the outward voyage on the new  steamer Korea made the record passage  between Honolulu and San Francisco.  The1 general feeling ;ihli^liOTv|^uld|  seem? to^be/thait ��� the7f presen^ipuple^t/7  ^ Varicou vpr^ w iJHk ^  ersr*7 It is^lropi^  distant date the^cpa.paniywili adyance/  the wages pf -itjiej;^freight' handlers^-:;It-f  ce r tain 1 y v^s wi^ger^  marriedipen ^witfi fi^ilies^; working: in'  the freight shbdia^were- "���trying^.tp" exist  here on a pittance^ of $45 per month,  which is Vsaid'fix) be the amount men  who nave-been; in the employ of the  C.P.B. forlyears are receivinjg.  Olr Concentration of Orm. ^  The teBoi No. 2 Company have ordered a two-unit Elmore oil concentrating plant, which is now.* being built in  England by the. Fraeer & Chalmers  Company; This plant will have a  capacity of 50 tons per 24 hours, ahd  consists of* two units of 25 tons each.  The ground will be prepared as soon as;  the snow is off, and the necessary buildings erected at once, and it is expected  that all will be in working order by the  beginning of May.  No Gambling In Washington.  The new anti-gambling act comes into force in Washington in about three  months. It is a drastic measure, and  prohibits any gambling game of cards  under penalty of imprisonment in the  penitentiary for not less; than one or  more than three years.  V f^p^^^^^^-^3^-'-.. ?-J  . -js;ssir.>--*  The   Nelson   Xrif_mrte.  BANK OF MONTREAL  Established 1S17.  Incorporated by Act of Parliament.  CAPITAL (all paid up)---------$12,000,000.00  REST..--: -____--_--_-_-    8,000,000:00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS-. ��� --.-       165,856.00  Head   Of fie��,   JVfontreal  Bt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount RoyaU G.C.M.G.  Hon. G. A. Drummond, Vice"^President.  E. S. Clouston, General Manager.  President.  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and  Stanley Streets.  A. H. Buchanan, Manager.  IMPERIAL BANK OF CANADA  CAPITAL (Authorized) $4,000,000 head office :  _^^.!f^..Y?::::::::::: I,I!;LI   Toronto. Ontario.  Branches in the Northwest Territories, Provinces of British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  T. R. MERRITT, President. D. R. WILKIE, Vice-Pres. and Gen. Man.  E. HAY, Assistant Gen. Manager. '      W. MOFFAT, Chief Inspector.  Nelson Branch���A General Banking Business Transacted.  Savings Department���Deposits received and interest allowed.  " Drafts sold, available in all parts of Canada,  United States and Europe. Jm   M.   LAY,  Special attention given to collections.' manager.  Tuesday he polled 157 in a total vote of  391. On January 15th Mr. Gillett was  within 34 votes of the lowest on the opposing ticket; on Tuesday he was defeated by 77 votes. Alderman-elect  Gilker is therefore the choice of a large  proportion of the people of the East  ward for the position he holds, and all  he has to do as alderman is to carry out  the policy of the party who elected him.  It is how up to mayor Rose and aldermen Gilker,-Irving, and Kirkpatriek to  carry on the business of the city of Nelson in accordance with the views of the  majority of the. people "of Nelson, and  not in accordance withythe wishes of  tne minority, represented in the council by aldermen Bird, Hamilton, and  Selous. These three men can always  be depended on to oppose any and  every measuie favored by the Progressive People's Party.  CAUGHT  ON  THE   WING  V-  '���^���^ii'-3-  _ <4 �� ���^^ "7j^^  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  WITH WHICH 19 AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK   OF   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Head Office: TORONTO  Paid Up Capital $ 8,000,000  Reserve Fund -     2,500.000  Aggregate Resources over 72,000,000,  HON. GEO. A. COX, President-  B. E. WALKER, General Manager.  SAVINGS  BANK 'DEPARTMENT.  1 -���-*'_    ,- <t *,-;,*    . *:    *    .  "Deposits received and interest allowed.  NELSON  BRANCH.  BRUCE   HEATHCOTE, Manager;  The Nelsoii Tribune  :     <��� - Founded in 1892.  The Tribune Company,?Limited,  Proprietors.  Editorial and Business Office,-,  Room o,~Madden Block. "��� .  " - Thb, Nelson Tkibunk is served ,By, carrier-to,  subscribers in Nelson or sent, by mail to any  address in Canada or the-United States for fl.00  a year; price to<Great Britain; postage* paid;  |1.50. * * No subscription taken for less than a  year.- ..���,,""  JOHN HOUSTON;-7Ed_tor.  SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1903  sources of Nelson. It means with a  great many -people 'that every -cent  which can be scamped out'^of bare liv-'  ing expenses is sent away at the end of  each month. All the advantage attend!  ing the building has"long- since passed;  away, and. in this respect ',the townlisf  in the position of the-boy who. is Called  upon to pay for the cake after having  eaten.it.    J- ' -''_��� i\SS  -man  home.  For the past few weeks the fashion  .and home circle papers have .been de-  ~, voting a great deal of space in the effort  to stimulate a desire on the part-of the  of small ''means to own his own  No one .will -quarrel with this  aim.' but the means employed to attain  it arecnotsd free from objection.v'There  is"*"'untold ^mischief ' in. those - pretty  photographs of-the?houses~which represent .&"fewjyears* savings out of salaries  of $18.pe7 week. ; The. njan in Nelson,  who earus, $18i;p6i' week and has no  house, may become dissatisfied ahd find  fault_with_,the_domestic_,econ'omy__of his  household in thjat his $18 does not go  as far as the $18 of the man in the cent  belt. l Owning one's house is a very sat-  isfactory,thing, but there are different  ways of going about it.   The best way  is to save until a modest start can be  made on the house that is to be.   The  other way is to go in soak to the Christian Scientists who operate building and  loan associations,   and  contract one's  self  into   paying a  rent's  equivalent  under a 15 per cent  interest  clause.  Nelson is full of people who have learned the truth of the proverb that he who  goes, a-borrowing    goes    a-sorrowing.  Fully half the dwellings in   the   city  were   built   with   building  association  money.   A few of the earlier loans have  been retired, and the men who made  them are congratulating themselves on  getting out with a whole skin,  but the  great army of borrowers are still wishing their lives away in  the hope that  the day will dawn when they will own  their own home without the loan  company owning them.   Very few people  have any idea of the drain  which  the  interest upon   and   the repayment of  these loans make upon the financial re-  ��� There^are two strikes in  progress "in  the province.   The one has crippled tlie  industrial interests of the southern port  tion, and the other may yet cripple the  transportation.   As a result, organized  labor will be more or less bitterly de?  hounced by those'whose interests air��  adversely affected,-but who give tje?  causes    for   the   trouble \ very   littler  thought.   The  strike' at Fernie   arid  through the coalfield is the result of  manager Tonkin's efforts to,- int_*oducjfr  into British Cblumbia-the^despotism pfv  the coal barons of. Pennsyl^hia, undifj  which i>he workers in the mines become  the chattels of the company* for whom  they toil.   The second strike comes of  a little official impersonating the great-  ���estraiiwayon'earthTanTl^ttemptihglp  hurl its great strength' against a new  organization  by   means of   which the  most wretchedly paid  class of .men in  the railway company's employ hope to  secure a living wage.   The prospect for  a settlement in each instance is good.  An arbitration committee is at Fernie,-  with a fair chance of ad justing matters;  and it is not unlikely that the management of the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company  will   think   twice before it  starts upon the job of making good the  idle threat of its official who stated the  company would spend one million dollars in order to crush  the little organization of the freight-handlers.  With a careful study of dramatic  effect, manager Tonkin of the Crow's  Nest Coal Company has agreed to accept the good offices of the committee  of the Provincial Mining Association in  the effort to settle the coal miners'  strike. There is a story in Fernie that  manager Tonkin did not require to go  to Victoria in order to open up, negotiations for a settlement of the differences  which have cropped up between himself and the men in his employ. . There  is an element of truth in the story of  the coal" company's" officials "that the  men have not fully presented their case  to the company, but the men say there  are difficulties in the way. when the  manager gets out of town when possible and .over the back fence when necessary, in order to avoid meeting the  strikers' committee.  , The' Mugwump business element in  Nelson who wouldn't vote for James A.  Gilker for alderman because,he had the  support of John Houston were rebuked  at the polls on-Tuesday. Nelson has  the reputation of being one ofthe best  managed little cities in Canada, and its  people have ihe reputation of being  independent and not .time--serving.  They care no more for the opinions of  the Mugwumpawho' may fpr the time  bei in managerial^positm  xipff pri t^mesw s;;of p^e ii \ w K<^or]gfpr|a          '""'" ~ t^eWsi'M^^M'~  sywageyon  much the Conseryatiyes of.Nelspu ihay  squabble among: themselves. ; For the  fb^s^ted^h  :jtijj^  bally^Mi^  Nehsonth^^  iLiberahylJto  3ma<Ie*.:^  ;i��ji*elH*^��d!^^  ^Ci'jblis^  ���;N.^w��;ii_^^^  It (jp&pift^  �����* The7Pi.bvihciai?jPbiitical ^MibihgwAi-K  S6��iatippi7ha^  ���|i��rv.a!i:it-^  of ^he^a^ociatioh appears ;to;'he^siiriply  ���ohe^pftfa^  framedy ;for~ tl^  natural resources of the; province: m eei.  ^itlrtKcfal^^f^He"^  sr��=  and  with  cheerful uhahimity- all fohhs of taxa-  tiopare denounced. ;;^  which suggests itself is for: they association to rum the goverhnient machinery  on wind. :       7;       ���'"',:.y"-'/A. '"."*���-.'..  ;������ ly:'.  The Rose is blossoming in the desert  and the wilderness of the city hall is  going to be made glad.  It will-be pleasant .-reflection for the  ratepayers t-p know that nothing is  likely to transpire that will escape the  notice of alderman Jim.^ In'-'addition to  his natural aptitude foreseeing things,  he is now. assisted with an up-to-date  gold eyeglass, and there are rumors of a  Norfolk suit being on order to offset the  monopoly in this direction now enjoyed  by the leathered   alderman from the  West.;";;-'   ;yy.;';"'-'; % \:ry.\ ���'������' '���,-.'.  ���:  7j^. ��  ���      ' *^~  It is said that the inflammatory, cerheht  manager is going to boycott all who  signed the Gilker requisition, after  which he is going to retire with "Little  Willie" to make cement for that power  house.  "The local'Tiffany,"'while carried  away with election excitement, came  near putting that cross in the wrong  place, but with masterly foresight  saved the situation by asking for an  other shot. &  ��� 9  Little A. J. was seen taking the  P.P.P. "coat of arms" to a local paint-  shop "till palled for." The bill of costs  of that protest case will be made public  next week, and then for .some fun.  David Mark had an unusual grin on  his face from the time the assets of the  Beer Party w'ere taken pver. "The  truth was not in him" when he expressed unsolicited sorrow for the deposed alderpjan. "It was merely a case  of that oily smoothness we" all know so  well, and to think that he .was after  Chris, 's scalp all the time.  * -     JL -       *  Another year, and the "expert candidate" is still.without the coveted aldermanic handle- to his -name. He says  there are more years than~pne, and  everything comes .to him who can *wait.>  .      ' -f -    .  -5- ���   -     '  /'Firey Johnny" is as happy.as a king  and throws a smile a"yard long with  everypound of tea; 'Alfthis, thanks.to  David and his satellites and of course  "the Saturday weekly social review."  'Our member has gone to~ Victoria  none the worse for alL.tbe billingsgate  hurled at him during the election and  ready for some more if the - Beer party  shows sighs of restlessnest at any time.  4.   _-  > ^t_4-      '-  , The eity engineer is' in, poor, mental  health these days, brought on\.by the  elosslie will sustain "in not having the  Sright-hand ^advice ^of Ithe ^ 'technical  icontracior'?- whV was snowed - under on  ^Tuesday.     ���"   .  ~i*~>--. ���* -"-.-  - -   . *' *  $!0ie easily stuffed "nWwi gatherer of  !pur.down-town"����i-ten-YM)*ra informed  fthelpnblic-Thursday that .ex-treasurer  ^��i^n, would, be. reinitaied in that  JpiS^ition. He should be careful from  ywneiice he,obtains local political news;  ;fo*_p)here- arp many wolves" in * sheep's  yclothihg around , ready to betray" the  innocent and-trustworthy; He has apparently forgotten ��� that the -News is  hot the oflBcial organ of the P.P.Pr \,  * " _ '"... -" . Thb Eagle/  IgSHERIFFS SALE.  S-SvS"    ' * ���-������ ��� *  flfrovince of British Columbia,)  ySbNelsbn, We.st Kootenay.     >  A~!:v To Wit: 'S    s  7X>y virtue of a" Writ of Fieri Facias .issued out  -V of the Supreme Court of British Columbia  at the suit of ��� '       -'       *        . *���- .  ^     ELMER J/PELT,'Plaintiff,'-   "     V  "*  ���>���������.��� ~    -and  PERCY DICKINSON, WARNER MILLER. W  77yE. SPIER, THE SLOCAN-KILO MINING  v; COMPANY, LIMITED, a:id K. WILSON  '7  SMITH, in his own right and as trustee for  ; 7 F. L. BIRQUE, 7ANDREW G.' BLAIR,   and  7_f^LLI A JLSTRACHAN^Defendaiits,  The Daily News must feel real proud  because of its great influence in Nelson,  irbias nb;inorey influence than" the^defunct Nelson Miner had. 7 >  '. The electors of the East ward; on  Tuesday of this week, showed at the  ballot box that they disapproved* the  unseating of alderman Morrison, and  that they approved the efforts mayor  Rose and aldermen Irving- and Kirkpatriek have made to bring about economy in the different departments of the  city. The vote was as decided as that  polled on January 15th last, if not more  so. In that election W. G. Gillett polled 183 votes in a total vote of 415.   On  REISTERER &C&  Brewers  OF.  LAGER BEERand PORTER  Put up in Packages to "Suit the Trade.  Brewery and Office:  LATIMER ST., NELSON, B.C.  Aiidto me directed against the goods and chat--  tels of the said defendant, Percy Dickinson, I  have seized and taken in execution all the  right, title and interes of the said defendant  Percy Dickinson, in the mineral claims known  as and called "Skylark" and "Ranger," situate  ..onV.the first North Fork of Lemon Creek, located on the 29th day of July, 1895, and the 26th  day of July, 1895, respectively, and recorded in  the office of the Mining Recorder for the Slocan  City Mining Division of the West Kootenay  District; to recover the sum of $G_8.30, and also  interest on |(>24.80 at 5 per centum per annum  from the 17th day of May, 1902, until payment,  besides sheriff's poundage officer's fees, and  all other legal incidental expenses; all of  w'oich I shall expose for sale, or cufficient  thereof to satiofy said judgment debt and costs,  at my office next to the Court House, in the  City of Nelson, B.C., on Saturday, the 28th day  of February, 1903, at the hour of eleven o'clock  in the forenoon.  NOTE.��� Intending purchasers will satisfy  themselves as to interest and title of the said  defendant, Percy Dickinson.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., 19th February, 1903.  S. P. TUCK  ^_ " Sheriff of South Kootenay.  The above sale is postponed until Saturday,  21st day of March, 1903, at the same place and  hour.  S. P. TUCK  "~- Sheriff of South Kootenay.  WE   MANUFACTURE  Shirts,  Overalls, .  Denim Pants,  Tweed Pant*? '  Cottonade Pants,  Jumpers,  Blouses,  Cooks' Aprons and  Caps,  Carpenters' Aprons,  Walters' 'Aprons,   ~  Painters',and Plasterers' Overalls,  Mackinaw Coats,  Engineers'Jackets, Mackinaw-Pants,  Waiters' Jackets,  Barbers' Jackets,  Gingham Jackets,  Mission Flannel  ' Underwear,  Tarpaulins,  .Dunnage Bags,  Horse Blankets,  Tents,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  TURNER, BEETON & GO.  LIMITED, -  WHOLESALE MERCHANTS   "  Warehouses, Wharf Street  Factory, l Bastion Street  VICTORIA,  B.C.  \  V  r  w*ww~ww~w  Q  Baker Street,  NELSON.  O. ��� ��� ��� ���  HOTEL  Lighted hy. Electricity and  Heated with Hot Air   , Large and comfortable * J3'edrodinB and  firBt-class-Dihing Room. Sample" Rooms  for Commercial Men.'       v     ^r '  , "'   ^ATES $2 PER DAY.  Mrs. E. C. Clarke  Proprietress.'  HOUSE.  European and American Plan.  Heals 25 cts." Rooms from 26 cts. to fl.  : Only White Help Employed.  ^    MALONE & TREGILLUS,  Baker St., Nelson. . , Proprietors.  Madden House  Baker and Ward Streets  NELSON, B. C.  Centrally Located       Electric Lighted.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR- TOURISTS  AND OLD TIMERS/  THOMAS MADDEN,.  Proprietor.  Silver King Hotel  BAKER STREET, NELSON  WANTED.  A UPE INSURANCE CANVASSER FOR THE  '���"- Nelson District. Good inducements. Apply GEO. D. SCOTT, Vancouver, B.C;  Kootenay Wire Works Co.  Manufacturers of Mattresses, Springs,  Pillov, s, Bed Lounges, Couches, Uptrol-  stering, THrning, Bandsawing, Grill  "Work and other novelties. Our No. 4  Spring is tlie best on 'the market. Ask  for it and take no other.  Under Old Management.  RATES $1.00 PER DAY.  The Dining Room is unsurpassed and  the Bedrooms are the best in Nelson.  The Bar is stocked with good Wines  and Liquors and Cigars.  .  FRONT STREET  BARTLETT  = HOUSE  Josephine St.  NEL50N  The best &. per day house m Nelson.  None but white help employed.  The Bar the best.  NELSON, B.C.   G. W. BARTLETT  PROPRIETOR  ,/  s  *��� The   Nelsoti   TrUbutie.  GREAT  EFFECTED BY  REFORMS ARE  NOVELS.  The "novel with a purpose" is rarely  met with in modern fiction, for, strang-  " ely enough, there exists nowadays a  popular prejudice against such works,  yet some our greetest reformers have  been novelists, who have effected reforms by their hooks. The chief of  them was, of course, Charles Reade,  and it is a striking fact that his four  most successful novels were written  .solely with the idea of" educating the  people into a proper frame of mind as  to four "crying-shames'*' and in each  case he was successful to a remarkable  degree.  J t will readily be understood that any  wide-sweeping reform needs the support  of popular opinion j and "It is Never too  Late to Mend" not only suggested the  ��� reforms of which our prison svstem  was needed, but educated the people to  appreciate how immediate and essential  was the need.  Charles Reade wrote with such-a convincing pen that no one could peruse  that famous story and doubt that much  of it which dealt with prison life* was  founded upon fact; that Hawes was a  type of prison governor (he was indeed,  an actual person) at whose merciless  hands our convictts suffered as no law  in the land prescril>ed they should.  The book appealed to the heart and  stirred the soul as no number of newspaper editorials could have done.   The  subject* was   not   newj   it  had   been  .brought up. again and again in Press  and Parliament, but it had never com-  ,    manded popular interest until Charles*  Reade  took it in. hand..   The  people  read for amusement and were taught a  "    horrible truth, and it came to thejn so  .convincingly  that they, whose apathy  had  precluded  proper-reform,  rose at  once and demanded it. t  In "Hard Cash," probably the most  - dramatic novel ever written, the author-  reformer'attacked another very grave  state of things; it struck a terrific blow  .at private lunatic asylums, which at'  that time were not only to a great, ex-,  terit'free from state control, but were  often- used as private prisons for perfectly sane people. "Hard Cash" drew  public attention to the way in. 'which  some of these ,places were conducted,  and demonstrated two truths which  alarmed everyone because they menaced  everyone; that'-not only could a "sane  person.be incarcerated in van asylum,  but once there .stood small chance of  ever being able bo prove hisCsariity.  I   The fact that" it was possible for sober  citizens tocbe immured for life in prisons  -. ..where^-theyr .were -7at^the_mercy - of ���un-  qualified keepers and nurses who might*  slowly do them to .death, or driver; them  by sheer brutality to the, uiadhess ^with  ". "which they were alleged to he "afflicted,  .__/���: awoke   the   riation^'up "with  a start;  andpParliament was compelled.to . look  infco/the matter and "frame laws -for the  -..-"-proper control "and' supervision of such  ^establishments.   The"^abuses of trade-  unionism  were - attacked ' by   Charles  Reade in " Put'Yourself,in-Hi_* Place?'  in'.writing   which   the   author   drew  .-   largely upon, actual occurrences. Trade-  ���     unionism was at the, time of the-publica-  tion  of, this novel simply a system of  .tyrannical    selfishness    and     narrow-  -mindedhess, .which threatened to, ruin  ,-    British   commerce.   /.The    book....was  written in s,uch a way that it .appealed  to every 'man* and  woman  who could  read.   -Employers  and  employed read  - - it, and, were cqnvinced of the justice of  the arguments,': so' entertainingly, ad-  * vanced-and   so skilfully^eloaked- that  there was nothing;canting in the .book.  .  - As a"direct consequence of this story  trade-unionism. ...was  taken in hand by,  ' tlie Press,  the .'public, and at last lnr  - -Parliament,    and changed   what   had  been a tyrannical  power into a system  of really useful protection -for labour.  "Fool Play" was less than any of the   other���three-books-mentioned���a-novel  with a purpose..  Its chief aim  was to  entertain. ��� But incidentally it aimed'a"  - blow at ship-scuttling for the purpose of  robbing Lloyd's���a species of crime  very common and profitable about' the  time this work was first published. It  led to some important, reforms in ship-  broKing, which practically put an end  to an alarming state of affairs, up to  that time either unknown or unappreciated; \T"  A world.-rengfyii.ed case of reform by  fiction was 'the 'effect of "Uncle Tom's  * Cabin." It was this famous story which  s tar ted the great anti-slavery mo vemen t  by the Northern States of America  against the Southern States, which had  the consequence of some million slaves  beirfg freed.  ^  7  Mrs. Stowe little dreamt, however,  that her work would provoke" such a  terrific conflict, or she would have cpn-  sigrieid it to the fire rather "than to '������i.th<5"  printerst hands;: indeed^ she scarcely  thought that it would have more than  slight;moral effect: But no" work: of  fiction ever had such :-a-Ayide-spreading  influence as 'HJncle Tom's.G^  Dickens   and   Thackerajf   both alsa  -effected important - reforms7 by their  novels. Thelatter.was ^instrumental iir  putting an. end to public "executions, by  demonstrating in one of his best-drawn  characters 7 their brutalizing influence  over morbid -minded people. And,  extraordinary though, it may seem,  there is- no doubt....that7in. promoting  this reform Thackeray deterred many  fromxrime, for in the days of public  executions it was considered rather  dignifying to die in the hangman's  hands���that is, of course, by vulgar  people. The extreme penalty was not  then, as now, a mere end to life, but it  had the glamour of public martyrdom,  which in the vain���and vanity is an  offshoot of ,criminality ��� reduced the  horror otit Xo a great degree.  By ",01iver Twist ' Dickens did much  to promote reforms in the administration of workhouses. He evidenced the  many weak^po^nts of the Poor Laws as  they then stood, and stirred up public  feeling against the state of things which  condemned the poor to very much the  same sort of life that the convicted  criminal led.  "Nicholas Nickleby," too, had considerable effect in reforming many  private schools by suggesting to parents  the greater care they should exercise in  selecting schools for their sons.  ���� _ : . &��  NOTICE  TS hereby given that applica tion will be made  x   to the Legislative Assembly of the Province  of British Columbia at itt> next session for an  Act to incorporate 'the Synod of the Diocese of  Kootenay, comprised as follows:   Commencing  at a point on'the forty-ninth parallel, part of  the international boundary line between Canada and the United States/where the said par  allel intersects the one hundred and twentieth  meridian; thence northerly along theone hundred and twentieth meridian to that point of  the same at which it becomes part of the eastern  boundary line- of the Province of British Columbia; thence south-easterly and along the  boundary line between the said  Province of  British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, until such last mentioned boundary line  intersects the said fbrtv-nihth parallel: thence  westerly along the^said forty-ninth-parallel to  the point of commencement; and that .he-following powers be granted, viz:   The bishop,  clergy and laity of "the said Diocese constitute  a body politic and.corporate under the name of  the Synod of. the Diocese of  Kootenay".   The  said Synod to be constituted according to the  provisions contained in the,constitution, and  canons of the. Synod, of the,-Diocese 'of New  Westminster, as revised bv the said last named  Synod in November, A. D. 1892.   AU property  acquired by or which has come into the possession of or held by the Synod of ihe Diocese of  Kootenay, > whether in -trust ��� r,- otherwise, be  held by it as codstituted under the said Act in  the same manner as if the corporation had been  so constituted 'from"the first.. To take'a'n'd" to  hold lands, tenements and htreditaments for  the uses and purposes of the Church of Eng-.  land in the said-Piocese, including the uses of  any and every pfirish, mission, institution, college, school orThospital connected with, or intended, to be or. which hereafter may be connected with the Church of England, and every  devise by .will, deed, gift, conveyance of land  or any estate or interest in land to the corporation be valid and effectual, the Acts of Parliament, commonly called'the'Statutes of Mortmain, to~tKe* contrary- notwithstanding.'- To  sell,.exchange, alienate, mortgage, lease or "demise any lands, tenements,anu hereditaments'  held''by the corporation.   To invest all or any  of-its funds and'-mdiiies, including the Episcopal Endowment fund, in mortgage, security of  lands, tenements ajid hereditaments, and'other  securities ln-a*ny;p*an~or parts'orcne~r>otHrnTOM-  of Canada, and fo. Ihe purposes of such investments take, -receive"1 "and* accept - mortgages or  assignments thereof and to sell aud enforce the  same.' To exercise'all its powers by and through  Tits executive'committee and.such boards-or  committee8__a8 ,the~ Synod from-time?.to-.time  may appoint by by-law for the managrment of  all or any of the affairs or property of the corporation*: .Tocons-titute and appoint the-Bishbp  pf New Westminster, Bishop vof the said-Diocese  of Kootenay, unt|l a Bishopof Kootenay-is duly  and-properly eledted and constituted by the  Synod of the Diocese of Kootenay, 'and for all  pthep,usual and, necessary- powers, rights and  privileges',.,       -*..*'        : , ,���/-,.  i Dated the 80th day of January, 1903.  |. *-.:<;     .--J        EDWARD^A. CREASE,'   *  "; --'-.   -.'";  ���"���  ' -"   ."���-Solicitor for Applicants.  IS hereby givea-that application will be made  to the Legislative Assembly of the Province  of British Columbia at its next session for an  Act incorporating a- Company with power to  build, construct, maintain.and operate a line  of railway of standard or other guage, with any-  kind of motive power, from a point at or near  Kootenay Landing, thence south, following the  west side of Kootenay River,.to a point-on or  near said river at or near the International  Boundary line, with power to construct, equip,  maintain and operate branch lines, and with  power,to construct, acquire, own and maintain  wharves and docks in connection therewith;  and to construct, .own, acquire, -equip and  -maintain steam and other vessels and boats  aud operate the sanie-on any navigable waters;  and to construct, 'operate and maintain telegraph and telephone lines along the routes of  said railway and its branches, or-in,connection  lherewith,.and to transmit messages for commercial 'purposes and collect .tolls therefor;  and to_acquire"and receive from any government, corporations, or persons, grants ot land,  rights of way, money, bonuses, privileges or  oth'er assistance in aid- of the construction of  the Company's undertaking; and to connect  with and to enter into traffic or other arrangements with railway, steamboat or other companies, and for all rights, powers,and. privileges necessary, usual or incidental to all or  any of the aforesaid purposes.  Dated this 30th day of January, A.D. 1903.  GALF.IHER & WILSON,  Solicitors for Applicants.  *?  4?  4?  4?  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  49  :49  ;49  '49  -49  49*  J49  ;��?-  49  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO.  WE HAVE A NICE LINE OF  FURNITURE  DEALERS  and ..  FUNERAL  DIRECTORS.  Linoleums...  All Carpet Patterns imported direct from England.  Prices 60c, 70c. and 75c. per yd.  Our Undertaking Department is under the direction of Mr. Clark.  Day 'Phone No. 292  Night 'Phone No. 142.  BAKER STREET.  J.  &G0.  fefr  o*  &��  t?99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999%  Cannot fail to get satisfaction if you  smoke Kootenay Standard Cigars.  You  -; -GANNGT. ���-;  buy a higher grade Domestic Cigar.   If  you* have   not   yet .tried then), don't  JL-y.  to ask for them.  They smoke like a pipe.  Manufactured by  i ���   *    '. ���, t- -< * -)       -*��� -       '*".  ffi 11HELf & CO.;  DON'T WORRY  :,        " But replae'e that utj satis-'  u   :'  '    - factory'Suit with one of  GEE'S  -.;Stylish" cut, well-'made, comfortable  Suits. You will find Gee in the Tremont Block, Baker Street, Nelson.     " ,  Harry H. Ward  NOTICE  TS.hereby given that application will be made  L to the Legislative Assembly ofjthe Province  of British Columbia at its next session-for an  Act. incorporating a Company with power to  build, construct, maintain and operate aline  of railway of standard or other guage,- with any  kind of motive power, from a point on the Flathead River hear.the international boundary  line, thence north and northwesterly by the  most feasible route to a point at or near Elko,  B.C., on the'Crow's"Nest7 Pass section of the  Canadian.Pacific Railway,"with power to construct, equipj maintain and operate branch  lines, and "with power to construct, acquire,  own and maintain wharves and docks in connection therewith;' and to construct, own,  acquire, equip;and maintain steam-and other  vessels and bpatsiarid operate the same on any  navigable /waters; and. to..,construct, operate  maintain telegraph and telephone, lines along  tthe routes of said railway and its branches, or  in connection therewith, anxi to transmit-nies^  eages for commercial purposes and collect tolls  therefor; and to acquire,>ntt receive from any  government, corporations or persons, grants of  land, rights of way, money, bonuses, privileges  or other assistance in aid of the cohstruciion of  the Company's undertaking; and to connect  with and to enter into traffic or other arrangements with railway, stea'mboat or other companies, and for all rights, powers and privileges necessary, usual or incidental to. all or  any of the aforesaid purposes. ^  Dated this 30th day of January, A.D. 1903.  GALLIHER & WILSON,  Solicitors tor the Applicants.  FIRE,  LIFE.  ACCIDENT  f  Insurance  MINES   AND  REAL ESTATE  Baker Street  Nelson, B.C.  EVERY DAY SALE DAY.  .     OUR SPECIAL BARGAIN COUNTER  i lb. Tea....'...........:���..'.>  3 lbs. Butter .���..-.��� ......  2 cans Corn, Peas or Beans  S cans Assorted Fruit a's"..  i sack Potatoes.........;.7.-  i sack Flour   ...'-. ..-7-.-  14 lb. box.Butter���... :.-.  1 lb. Coffee .........-......._..  3 cans Milk :.-���-..-.-���.--���  3 cans Halibut���  :_���.-.  3 bottles Ketchup .....  3 bottles Pickles -..:.....  for $2.50  for $6.50  for $L65  r  'L  A Few Tips on Tea.  TWENTY-FIVE  CENTS will buy ONE POUND of  ,     pure, clean, fine flavored CEYLON-INDIAN TEA.  TWENTY CENTS :will buy ONE POUND Standard  BREAKFAST BLACK TEA. ���. Purchasers of .expounds  - or more" will receive one pound extra for each ten pounds  purchased. -    ' '/       ���- -' "" "      ,    .  0 ^    Equal jto.. an   allowance  of TEN. PER .CENT. DIS- ,  COUNT on these, extremely, low. prices. -'*!�� ..."*-.  Prices-on our regular, lilies of CHOICE TEA, 30c,  35c, 40c.,. 50c. and oOc.per pound* for-Black, Green and'  ���-" Blended.. :r>'T   ��� ~- ���- >'nvr? '    "���  '   "'"/*  (. ^        w ^ *  Kbotenay Coffee Co.  ���n  Telephone 177 .;  . P.'O.-'Box i8i* *  ,       .   jV-   *���..   r*    .i��*!;V  ^*  a  -*-  SMOKE  Tuckett Cigar Co.'s  Union Label.Cigars  MONOGRAM  MARGUERITE  i\  Geo. E: Tacketfs Cigarettes; ( KARNACK  Only Union-Made Cigarette Iti -cCanadi    (   Ti & B.  'JV.;^:MtcM1C3LAN & CO.  WHOLESALE GROCERS  AGENTS FOR B. C.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  P..BURNS &  Wholes-*iIe_and Retail  MEAT  MERCHANTS  -HEADrOFFICE^amTCOLD^STORAttE PLANT AT NELSON.  Branch,Markets at Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Revelstoke, New Denvery  Cascade, Trail, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Phoenix, Rossland,  Slocan City. Moyie, Cranbrook, Fernie and Macleod.  NELSON BRANCH MAKKET, BURNS BLOCK, BAKER ST.  Orders by mail to any Branch will receive prompt and careful atlention.  West Kootenay  Buteher Co.  Fresh and Salted Meats.  Fish and Poultry in Season.  Orders by Mail Receive Careful  ,' and Prompt Attention.  E. C. TRAVES, Mgr., K.W.C.Blk., Nelson.  MORRISON & CALDWELL  Phone 134  Tremont Blk., Baker St.  NELSON MINERS' UNION, No. 96, W. F. M.���  Meets ever.y Saturday evening at 7:30  o'clock, in Miners' Union. Hall, northwest  corner Baker and Stanley streets. . Wage scale  for Nelson district: Machine miners, ?3:50;  hammersmen, ?3.25; mine laborers, ?3. Thomas  Royuan, president; Frank Phillips, secretory.  Visiting brethern cordially invited.  G E LIG NITE - . ���  The Strongest and Best Explosive in the Market  mmmmm HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY  1 1 1  Manufacturers of  GEO. C.  TUNSTALL, JR.  District Mgr., Nelson, B.C.  High Grade Explosives, Sporting, Mining & Blasting Powder  Brydges, Blakemore & Cameron, Ld.  REAL   ESTATE  AND  GENERAL   AGENTS  JOSEPHINE ST.  NELSON,  B.C.  SEWING MACHINES and PIANOS  FOR RENT AND FOR SALE.  OLD CURIOSITY SHOP, *Ptie Mi, MM  \ The   Nelson   Tritmtie.  If-  '���&  w  .y  �����  At*  'f  l  hi  J  The J. H. Ashdown Hardware Co. ^  IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN  SHELF AND HEAVY  ���* HARDWARE  MORLEY & CO.  Wholesale and Retail  Booksellers and  Stationers.  Tinware and  Graniteware.  Stoves and  Ranges.       -  BAKER ST.  Fire Brick-/ Fire CI ay, Portland Cement,  T-Rails, Ore Cars, Sheet Steel, Crescent,  Canton and Jessop's Drill Steel. : : : : :  NELSON, B.C.  ASK FOR  .w\WV-lO_l_l  OLD SETTLER'S PURE  MAPLE SYRUP  * * -  Put up in Quarts, Half Galjon and One Gallon. Cans;'  J. A. IRVING & CO.  Houston Block, Nelson.  Groceries and Provisions  Artists' Materials,  Engineering aiid Mining  Books,  Typewriters,  Mimeographs,  Photographic Supplies,  Musical Instruments.  Morley & Co. - Nelson, B.C.  FRANK    FLETGHER  Provincial Land Surveyor  >        Lands and itinera! Claims' Surveyed  and Crown Granted.  P.O. Box 563      Office: Kootenuy St., NELSON.  For Watch Repairing and all Jewelry Manufacturing we have the  best workmen. ���  Mail and Express will have our  prompt attention.  A Reminder  to my  Customers  Only for the month of February a. 20% dis(K)unt70n .every  article bought at ,my store.  You are well acq ualrited with  my goods. Your prompt attention will be .received and  all goods are guaranteed.  I have the goods and  want yourtaojiey.  *-*.-  Baker St.  THE JEWELER  Nelson  r  OVERCOATS  .��������  &  a  Less than cost. \For the next  ten days I will sell all, Oveiv  coats in stock at less, than  wholesale prices. :/: Prices  ranging from $4.60 to $18.  -*~p--ve ^  r-l**--^ ���--��*���. V-w*******-������ ������V���-**��������  J. M GILKER  ,       _       . -*���        .,     / - - Jr..A |  /  ;     -^   w ���-*���-��  t      ^  Wholesale Provisions  Produce and'Fruits:':  { R. A. Rogers & Co., Ltd., Winnipeg  Representing < N. K. Fairbank Co.,    -    Montreal  7 ( Simcoe Canning Co.  -   -   Simcoe  Office and Warehouse,  ' ,&f: _       Josephine Street.  NELSON,B.C.  NELSON NEV/S NOTES.  The election is over, and the people  want to see work commenced on the  Kootenay river power station. So far,  the city council have not acted as if  they were in earnest.  A portion of the crew at the Athabasca-Venus property was laid off this  week. The men who came down the  hill were for the most part engaged in  outside work, which has been com  pleted.  Mike Egan has made what may prove  to be a very important strike on^Bird  Creek. It consists of a fine showing of  quartz which appears to' carry, good  values. The strike was made a short  distance from the Alexander property.  That great wabbler, alderman Hamilton, did some more wabbling during  the week. After promising to ^support  captain McMorris * for " city clerk, be  wabbled-up to the city, hall and told  the captain he would have to withdraw  his support. ,,  ' D. Wilson, inspector of schools, returned *& Nelson' on Thursday- from  "TCast Kootenay. Owing to, the strike,  business in Fernie and other towns on  the Crow's Nest Railway is .quiet, but  the general feeling seems to'be that the  strike will not be of long duration, and  that the boom in timber and general  improvement- expected in mining,-it  lead continues to advance, will result"  in a* prosperous summer, v '    .-���*>'  "VV. A. McLean was in Nelson this  tweek on business.r*"Bill"-is>. now stationed at Hedley City;"a ,point-at the  mouth of 20-Mile creek, which empties  gnto the-Similkameen.. ^Hedley City  will be one, of the points on the new  line of railv��4y to the coast' when it is  builtj but at present the chief industry*  is in hauling-machinery to the Nicvle  Plate mine, which is largely owned by  the Marcus Daly estate. .Although very  little has been heard concerning it, the  Nickle Plate'"is said to be one oi the  most promising mining "propositions in  the province,  the ore   reserves ' being  Special Sale--for:   *?HMp./^;��f  , > / . ������       Upholstered. Ch,airs,  One   Week" Only   \    Leather,/Velotir and  " ^-*���     -  Tapestry. ':  ���-.-*, ������      ' *: ���       ��� .   ... .. ; j i - * �����  We invite inspection. of all our High-Grade Goods.  -. '������.,', .'<   ,   .   .'-      *   *     "    * ���> * <��� *  ^00  D. McArthur & Co.  "2  '��� FURNITURE DEALERS  UNDERTAKERS.  estimated at $l,50Q^000v;"}The; owners of  the property are now: .taking in a plant  which comprises. 600 toi)'$m machinery,  and includes a 4Q-stamp.4mlr: .;   j * ���   ,  i^^>^^���^^t^^*^^��%__.o^*j^��^^��jk.*j^*1 j-^'^^'j^ m^ m^* j^"S^'S^'jS^____S^_g1____^___gS__Sfc ____g__3fl_ w  >������^%m���^mm���^*mm%^*Am\^*mm\y*mmmTm^^*__^*m_^wmmm^*m_^Pm_���^*mmm^mm���^^*���  9mW      ^^      -_-^"      mmw^      *mW       __^ ^ -^^       mm9r^    __^      m*W^      t~W      tm^      ^^      ���mm',     ^m^      m^T ^^       mm^       mm^_ ^^   *. 4__B?L*  \A  BAHZ  &  (is  /s  4v  4s  /��s  /is  Nestle's Food   '- 40  Nestle's Swiss Milk -  25  Horlick's Malted Milk, large   80  Horlick's Malted Milk, hospital i...$3.00  Melliu's Food, large.- :...'. 80  Castoria --    :.-- 25  Steedman's Powders  35  Stedman's Powders  :   30  SHERIFFS SALE;  Province of British Colunrbia',) * '   ."- ��� -     ��� ���  Nelson, West Kootenay.    >        v  Towit>.     . )���  7DY virtue of a writ of Ti&ti Fa'cfas issned ont  -D of the Supreme Court of British. Columbia,-  at the suit of      --.   ,  *'. . ���, <* .-���    .. ,.-  JOHN MORGAN HARRIS,-Plaintiff,  and to me directed against the<goods and chat-  "   _��� -' '. tels.of, -    ��� ������*".  MICHAEL KIRlilK andDjCKiORLANDO,  ,      ' , .     *     -���'���'���'    Defendants,  I have seized and talten into execution*'all the  right/title and interest��futhe.> >aid.defendant,  Micliael Kirlin,'in the.m^neral claim known as  and called "Mascot No. 2,"'situifte one mile up  tributary.Creek, on the*,westendof the ���.'Sunrise" and- formerly the //Sunset," located on  the4th day, of June, A.T>.* 189^,and recorded  in the office of the < milling recorder for the  Slocan mining division of tire.West Kootenay  .district, on .the 5th day of, June, <A.D. 1894jt.o  recover the sum of $1,227.3,-! a'n<I also interest on  th"- sum of 9870 00 at the rate of; 5 per centum  per annum from the 14th day of April, 1902,  mid t*,lso interest on tbe sum pf 1353.83 at the  rate of 5 per centum per annum from thf 12th  _day of January, 3903, untilpayment,-besides  sheriff, poundage, officer's iees,-and all other  legal^ncidental expenses; all,of which I shall  expose for sale, or sufficient'thereof to*satisfy  said judgment debt andcosis, at my offlce, next  to the CourfHonse, in the City-of Nelson, B.C.,  on Thursday, the 26th day, of February, A.D.  1903,vat the hour of eleven o'cjlock in the forenoon. -    '   ' ' ��� '      -  NOTE.��� Intending purchasers will satisfy  themselves as to interest and 4itle of the said  defendant, Michael Kirlin.  Dated at Nelson, BC., 5th February, 1903. *��� "  " S. P.TUCK,  Sheriff of South Kootenay.   ;  ��� s  The above"*sale is postponed,until Friday,  the 6th day of March, 1903, at same place and  hour.     ��� * . -i *,-  ��� .   ��� '   .  , *.      S. P��� TUCK,'  Sheriff of South Kootenay.  lqALT COAL  and WOOD OF ALL KINDS  , Terms Spot Cash. ���  W. P. TIERNEY,  "Telephone 265 ���   Baker Street  ������TTTTTTT1  jDRINK  Thorpe's  Lithia  Water  ^ E.very small bottle contains five  grains of litbia carbonate; ���  FOR   SALE  The above sale is further postponed until  Tuesday, the 7th day of April, 1903, at the same  place and hour.  1 S. P. TUCK,  Sheriff of South Kootenay.  4��_>  �����?  AND ALL OTHER BABY REQUISITES AT COST  .Kootenay Lake  General   Hospital  Society."  NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING.  IN accordance with the By-Jaws of theSocietv,  the Annual General IVfeeting will be he.d  in the Board of Trade Rooms on TUESDAY,  MARCH 10th, at 3 p.m.  MEMBERSHIP CONDITIONS.  All annual subscriboTH of the sum of Ten Dollars are members of the Society, eligible'to take  part in the election of directors for the ensuing  term, and in case of illness are entitled to free  treatment in the Hospital.  GEORGE JOHNSTONE, Secretary.*  Notice of Application to Transfer  Liquor License.  NOTICE is hereby _riven that 1-/William:Con-  . nell, intend to apnly. atthe next sittings  of the' Board of Licensing -Commissioners for  theCity of^Nelson for atraris^r of the Liquor  License now held in my n'aine'for the' premises  situate: on* the ���' west* half -of .-* Hot: TVo, Block  Four of the City of. Nelson to.Thomas Martin-  dale VV'ard ".'      ���--���.'>:   ������      '".-,,  Doted tli'is 16th day of Februfry, A. D. 1903.  Witness*"-*'���   '"    --'*'   ��� ���-������-. .-.-���,._'  R. CONDELL. W- aIcONNELL/  4,000 acres of the,choicest lands  in the Okanagan; the-garden of  British Columbia. Suitable for  fruit, grain or stock raising, inJ  lotp to suit purchasers, l>y public auction on or about May 1st,  1903. Full particulars on application-to��� =-^---^ ~ ~  ���CHRIS.   B.   _U.   LBPROY  Real Estate Asent,    >  VERNON, - .  .        ~tm c?.  FOR SALE CHEAP  The Best Hay and Stock Ranch  in the Kootenay Coimffj. . .  yiPOND-S Hay and Stock Ranch, "on the Lar-  * do A Arrowhead branch of the C.P.K., six  miles froin Lardo, consisting of 160 acres of  meadow, of which 60 acre? are in timothy.  Several, head of��� young cattle. All riecessarv  farming machinery. Shipped five carioads of  hay last year and one carload of cattle. For  particulars write owner,  F. TEETZEL  ���- 0**>0**'0_\'0^j��J2��l  * '^���fcw* *^____* ^-___." ^*^___* ^^^__* -  .Maker of Pirst-Class rfand-flade Boots -  and -Shoes. . . .Repairing: Neatly-and  Promptly Done. V. > Satisfaction guaranteed in all work. .,  Ward St., next new Poet Office Bldg., Nelson.  Trout Lake, B.C.,    ���''.":���.'  ������y February 22nd, 1903.  R. VIPOND,  TBOOT LAKE, B.C..  Prosser's Second ^Haiicl Store  y And CWm Hail, Com&iiied  Is the place to "rubber" before sending  back East for anything.  We buy,'sell or rent or store ayything  from a safety pin .to a beef trust.* ������;.-���'������'.''���'  Western Canadian Employment Agency in connection.  P.O. Box 588        Baker Street, W., next door  Phone 361A to C.P.R; Ticket Office.  ~v  ';r:��-"A.iV."Z\^i;dW^-.,';'*i ��������  I  ir.- ������/������   i��; i.��,;i'^.'w?H"'*'^*ffit*.*.,A-s^il.*-'*��"  *v

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