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 Daily Edition No   165.
Nelson, British Columbia. Friday Morning, November 18, 1898.
Ninth Vear
YOUR ; : : :
Are  here.      Come  and inspect  them.
No trouble to show goods. . . .
Rubbers,   Overshoes,    Overgaiters,
and Leggings from
The Campaign in Lennox
Must Be Very Warm.
for Introducing Into Constituencies Work-
era Whom the Conservative Leader
Calls "SpoundrelB."
Napanee, Out., Nov. 17.���Mr. Whitney, provincial conservative leader,
made an exeedingly bitter speech here
last night, speaking in behalf of Mr,
Meaohnm, the conservative candidal e
for Lennox. He ooudemned the Hardy
government very strongly for holding
the bye-eli<otions oue at a time, instead
of together.
"Why is lt?" he usked, "that we
And all over the province in :lu. different elections tbere have been tlie samo
body of scoundrels appearing in each
constituency tliat have appeared iu
Lennox. Tliey may sny that Mr.
Whitney lias uo right to make these assertions, that he can prove nothing ul
the kind, but I say that my statement
is true, that these heelers were in
South Ontario aud that they aro iu
Lennox, and here are photographs of
two of them.''
Here Mr. Whitney held up two photographs, amidst tremenduos cheers
from the audieuce. Continuing he
said: "Please God, wo will have
pictures of moro of them before the
week is over aud they will be dealt
with as meu of the character which
they boar deserve to be dealt with,
and we ask you to deal with the employers and masterB of these men who
aro uot ashamed, that right uuder
their uoses in this country this sort of
monstrous iniquity should be carried
Father  Zurcher's Book    on   Jesuits
Suppressed hy Rome.
New York, Nov. 17. ��� A   special   to
tho World from Washington says:
"Signor Martinelli,the apostolic del-
agate, lias recoived from Rome two
important decrees. Tlie first is from
the congregation of Index, a braucli of
the once powerful inquisition, or tho-
Holy Office, and declares that the lunik
"Monks and Their Decline," by Rev.
Geo. Zurcher, pnstor of St. Joseph's
church. Buffalo, has been placed under
the ban of tho church aud tlie author
is in danger of excommunication unless he retracts hiB errors. Father Zur
���jher's hook was published six months
ago. It describes the Jesuits and other
orders iu tliis and foreign countries,
and is moro of an argument against
drinking than ngninst the orders.
The R. E. French company will open a week's engagement next Monday
night iu tlie Nelsou skating rink, with
the popular play, '' Hands Across the
Sea." The Denver News has this to
say of the play :
"The best evidenco of the great* popularity of "Hands Across the Sea" is
that it ,pluyed in up town theatres in
New York five times this season. The
company received a perfect ovation
from rather a oold and critical audience, yet as the play progressed and
the people warmed up to their work
and displayed their ability and talent
the audieuce warmed np to them and
gave them a hearty recognition that
found voice in thunders of applause
aud repeated curtain calls. The performance was a complete success from
beginning to end. The company made
a most favorable impression that will
seenre their success individually aud
collectively. The new scenery was
one of tlie features of the play and
with each succeeding change received
a warm reception from the audience.
"Hands Apross the Sea, "is well worth
going a long distance to see nnd it is
sure to attract a great honse. "
this afternoon, charged with seducing
ii young woman from the country who
oame to his office yesterday in answer
to nn advertisement he had out for a
female assistant.
Winnipeg, Nov. 17.���Mayor A. J.
Andrews returned to the city this afternoon, after being absent in England
since August 11.
St. Paul, Nov. 17.���The executive
committee of the W. C. T. U. meet
in this oity today. Seattle was decided upon as the next meeting plaoe of
the oonvention iu Ootober, 1899.
Cobourg, Out., Nov. 17.���Dr. Wil-
loughby was re-nominated yesterday as
conservative candidate for East Northumberland.
St. Catheriues, Out., No%. 17. ��� Get-
aid Link was sentenced to five yoars iu
the penitentiary for highway robbery
committed on a merchant named Jos.
Gibson. A fellow prisoner, wns discharged.
New York, Nov. 17.���Showalter anil
Janowski signed articles for their
match of seven games up, at the Manhattan Chess club this afternoon. Play
will begin tomorrow afternoon.
Hamburg, Nov. 17.���A despatch to
the Boers Enhalle from Santa Anna,
near Sail Salvador, capital of the stain
of Salvador of tho United States of
Central America, says a revolution has
broken out at San Salvador. The uprising took place on November 15, but
no details have been cabled.
Loudon, Nov. 17.���The Manchester
Guardian publishes a despatch from
Canea whicli says that the appoiir.-
ment of Prince George of Greece as
governor of Crete is only temporary
the terms of the arrangement being
that he shall serve two or three years
under the Suzerainty of the Sultan.
The attention of Police Magistrate
Crease was occupied for au hour yesterday afternoon iu getting at the
facts in a charge of assault laid l.y
James Derviu against Bert Lane, it
appears that Lane who is the driver of
Lewis' bakery wagon went to put
his horse in the stable on Wednesday
evening nud was met at the door of
the stable by Derviu who said that 11 e
horse could not be put in the stable as
he had a lease of it. Lane insisted on
putting tho horBO iu and Der .in
caught hold of the bridle and jerlced
tho horse back. Lane then caught
hold of Derviu, threw him back in tlie
stall and"choked bim until his tongue
stuck out." Subsequently friendly
names were exchanged resulting in another choking match in which Derviu
was the victim. For this Mr. Lane
contributed 1(10 uud costs to the cily
A. F. McMillan who has been peddling jewelry around tho city neglected to take out a liceuse undor hvlaw
No. 8 of the city of Nelson. Chief
McKinnon yostorday served him with
a summons to appear beforo Police
Magistrate Croaso. Tho accused pleaded guilty and was fined $25 and costs.
Indignities  Heaped  on an
American Bishop.
The Affair Reported to the Amerioan Minister at Peking, Who Will Demand Satisfaction.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov. 17.���Private
letters from bishop Earl Cranston, of
the Methodist Episcopal church to
Rev. D. H. Moore, of the Western
Christian advocate of this city, tells
ot the mobbing of the family of the
bishop and nf Rev. Dr. Lowry, missionary in the Strnits of Peking,
China, on September 80. The attack
was made with mud, sticks and stones
by the mob gathered to celel rate the
flrst feast day since the empress dowager had taken tlie power from the em ���
peror. Tbe families were going to and
from the railway station in ohairs and
carts and were attacked by the half
frenzied Chinamen. Dr. Lowry made
n brave resistance and succeoded in
getting the women and children to a
place of safety, though he suffered
from a broken rib. The same indignities were offered to all other foreigners. Representations have been made
tn the Chinese government by the
American minister at Peking,
Toronto, Nov. 17.���Ames 0.   Bates,
a Yonge street  dentist,   was arrested
Sandon has reorganized its curling
club for tbe season and is prepared to
arrange matches with otber clubs in
the Kootenay.
Hugh Sutherland of Nelson has a
force of 25 men employed in development work on the Evening Star.
F�� J. Fiuuucane, manager of the
Bank of Montreal at New Denver has
goue to Greenwood to establish the
business in the branch recently opened
at that city.
At a recent meeting of the KbbIo &
Slocan Railway company, Robert
lying, who for some years bnck has
been traffic manager of the road, wns
[appointed president. He will eon-
| tinne to discharge his former  duties.
When the new C. P. R. tug now
I building nt RoHebery shall have boon
I put in running order the steamer Slocan will be put on the stocks to��be
straightened. The strain of towing
the heavy barges has warped her hull
out of plumb.
B. Green, M. P. P. is making strong
��� representations to the proivneial  government in  favor of the completion of
the Springer oreek wagon road.
A   Toronto   Judge   Says   That   Trust
Fnuds in Court ure Assessab'e.
Toronto. Nov. 17.���Judge McDongnll
this morning gnvo judgment in the appeal of George Hnlmslead, registrar of
the Supreme court, against assessment
of I rust funds in his care as registrar
of the court, wliich were computed by
the city assessors at $400,000. The
judge found that these moneys were
the property of lunatics, suitors and
infants; tbat Mi' llnlmstead is guardian of these nud ihat under the working of the statute they are asseBsnble.
He further states the amount in land
to be between one quarter aud oue and
a half million dollars, and directs the
accountant to mnko full return of tbe
monies ill care of the court. He also
staled that be would prepare a lest
case to be submitted to tlie court of
appeal, The decision is a most important one, these monies having hitherto been regarded as exempt from tax
Very Important Intelligence
From Washington.
In 1854 the United States purchased
the right to land on the Canadian
coasts for other than tbe purposes
named, American fishermen wished to
buy bai* in Canadian ports, to ship
crews, to purchase supplies, including
ice, and to bond tbeir fish ; tbat is. to '
transport them in bond either on Can- :'
adian railways or on steamers bound
for the United States, so that tbe may
get rid of their cargo quickly and
urry baok to tbe banks, instead of
carrying it to Boston or Gloucester and
going bock empty, whieh entails loss
of time. The United Stntes purchased
these privileges in 1854 by abolishing
the duties on Canadian fish.
It is Said That Canada Must Repeal the
Preferential Tariff With Greatl Britain
in Eeturn For Reciprocity.
An Ottawa Battalion  Presented   With
a Flag by Vermontcrs.
Ottawa, Nov. 17.���On last Fourth ot
July the 4!Jrd battalion of Ottawa commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood, contributed a link to the bond
of international good will by spending
a day at Burlington, Vermont. The
regiment was warmly received and
hospitably entertained. As a memento of the occasion, the citizens of
Burlington arranged to present .t beautiful silk ting to tho Canadians. A deputation beaded by Adjutant General
Heck, Representative J. W. MoGronry
and Hon. D. J. Foster, arrived from
Vermont today and will attend the
presentation tonight, at wliich Hon.
Mr. Borden, General Hutton and other prominent men will speak.
Only One Point at* Issue Between   tin
0. P. R. and G. T. R.
Toronto, Nov. 17.���Evening Telegram's London cable snys: Sir Wil
liam Van Home, in a letter addressed
to Sir Charles Wilson on the matter of
passenger rates in Canada, says thero
is but one question at issue wliich he
deolines lo submit to arbitration. The
C. P. R. maintains its right to quote
a lower rate through Canada to Muui-
tobn nud the west than the Grand
Trunk can through the United  States.
New York, Nov. 17.���Bar silver,
60% ; Mexican di liars, 47t4 ; silver certiticates, i;!*'\t<i;iiii-;.
Coppor. firm ; brokers'price, $12.(>2-.*;;
exchange, 118.87)** to $12.95.
Lead, dull; brokers' price, $3.50).^;
exchange, 18.70 to $8.75.
Tm, dull; Straits, $17.85 to $18;
plates, bnicly steady. Spelter, quiet i
domestic, $5.15 to $5.25..
Oshawa, Out., Nov. 17.���Au Oshawa
residence was rnidod yesterday and a
lot of provisions carried off. The officers came upon the gang eujoyiug n
lunch uuder a railway bridge, nnd nftor seven or eight shots were fin d, two
were captured. Tho officers after locking up the prisoners, went on a still
hunt, with the result that nine men ure
now in custody.
Washington, Nov. 17.���The Anglo-
American commission now in session
here to adjust the differences between
the United States and Oanada, today
held a lengthy session upon the two
subjects which are regarded as of most
importance, namely, the north Atlantic fisheries and reciprocity. The fisheries question was practically taken up
for the first time and it was quite definitely understood that the position
of the Canadian government was made
clear as favorable to granting enlarged
rights to American fishermen in tbe
Canadian waters of the north Atlantic,
if in return Canadian fish are admitted free of duty to American markets.
It is expected that this will open up a
wide range of discussion aud an immediate adjustment is not looked for.
Concerning reciprocity, it has now
developed that while some progress is
beiug made iu considering certain
articles which will be the basis of reoi
procity, yet the American commission
ers are likely to insist us a preliminary
to any reciprocity that Canada shall
wipe out that feature of her tariff low
which gives Great Britain a preference
ot 25 per c.'nt on all tariff duties. If
this important concession is made by
Canada and conceded by Lord Herschell, who is looking after che interests of Great Britain, then it is soid
a reciprocisty list will probably be
agreed upon. Without the abolition
of preferential rates to Great Britain,
the opinon is very positively expressed
that a reciprocity agreement cannot be
reached. The reason for this, it is
pointed out, is that the Canadian law
giving Great Britain preference within tho last year has diverted trade
from the United States and turned it
into British channels. The effect has
boen to reduce materially the sales of
American cotton goods and hardware
in Canada and to increase the sales of
British goods.
One of the American experts said today that the shipments of cotton cloth
to Canada had fallen off $1,770,000 in
1897 to $788,000 in 1898, a loss of about
oue milliou dollars owing to the fact
that British cotton clothes' received a
preference of 25 per cent in the duties.
The American commissioners feel that
if they can succeed in having this
British preferential stopped it will be
a greater achievement than nny reciprocity ugreemeut. The debate thus
fur has encouraged the American commissioners to believe that they will
succeed iu having this preferential
wiped out.
The fisheries question is of long
stunning and aside from its importance to the commerce of New England
it is snid to give a basis for a position
of serious conflict between this country and Great Britain. Wearied by
the length of the controversy Oanada
has intimated that in case it remained
open, recourse might be taken to the
seizure of American fishing vessels in
Canadian waters. This doubtless would
lead to serious international complications. Thia hus been the view of members of tlie commission and as a result
thoy aro exceedingly anxious to secure
a settlement of this question. It is
understood thut thero is some likelihood
ef a committee of American. Canadian
and English lawyers being appointed
to determine the meaning of the treaty
of 1818 which govern these fishery
rights. Tbo suggestion of tbis international body hus come, it is understood, from Lord Herschell, should such
a body be appointed, it would do awuy
with the chance of any collision occurring between the Canadian offioials
and American fishing vessels during
tho approaching fishing season.
Washington, Nov. 17.���A high official stated the Canadian viow of the
fisheries questions as follows: The
commiBsiou will have a serious difficulty to settlo in the north Atlantic
fishery question. It is a question
which may give the commission some
troublo. The position of the Canadian
goveruent is not, I think, very well
understood in the United States. The
treaty of 1818 provides, roughly speaking, that United States fishermen
shall not have access to the inhabite 1
coasts of the Canadian sea board. On
tin se coasts American fishermen aro
not entitled to land save for four purposes, specifically named in the treaty j
namely, for food, water, shelter aud
repairs. The object of the treaty wns
obviously to give the Canadians ex
elusive control of their own coasts as a
base of operations for carrying ou the
fishery. Such has been the Canadian
interpretation ever since the treaty
was framed und the United States has
accepted it as the true   interpretation
Roman Catholics Oan   Now Be  Members of Masonic and Otber Bodies.
Montreal, Nov. 17.���The decree from
Rome in reference to funeral services
for Catholics who joined the Masonic
fraternity, just promulgated at Washington by Mgr. Marlinelli, apostolic
delegate to the United States, was received with great rejoicing by the
Catholics of Montreal, who were virtually excommunicated seven years ago
because of a papal decree forbidding
Catholics to belong to secret societies
Tbe decree just issued permits a priest
to officiate interments in oonseorat
ed ground, though they belonged to
secret societies, particularly the Ma
sonic order, provided the deceased was
not openly hostile to the ohuroh and
expressed at some time his willingness
to become reconciled to his former
faith. It is considered to le as sweeping as the original decree excommunicating thoso who did not resign from
snob societies.     The  original  decree
fut the Knigbts of Pbythias and Odd
'ellows under the ban of the church,
the same as the Masons. It is also now
contended that if a Catholic who belonged to secret orders may be buried
in consecrated ground, the doors must
he opened to him before the deoree and
he will no longer be refused the rights
of the church, eveu if he does i.ot give
up membership iu the order to which
he belongs.
The Outrages Upon Negroes
at Wilmington, N. 0.
Narrow Escape of a G. T. R.   Passenger Train From  Disaster.
Port Hope, Out., Nov. 17 ���Another
disaster to an expiess train fmm the
north was narrowly averted yesterday.
Express due at 12.50 p. m ran off the
track a few blocks from the main
street. Engineer Young, as he ap-
pttA.��..j��:*d noticed that Um svvitoh was
open and knew that if he conld not stop
the engine it would crash through a
bridge a few yards ahead. A box car
on a siding obscured the signal until
too late to stop, but the engineer remained at his post and applied tlie
brakes, with the result that only the
engine and tender left tbe track. The
passengers were badly frightened, but
no one was hurt. Conductor Mitchell,
oue of the best men on the road was in
charge of the truck. No blame can be
attached to him or his crew. In fuct
the courage of the engineer preveuted
nnother terrible accident, aB the drop
from the bridge to the bed of the ereek
is 20 teet. Traffic was blocked on this
end of the linn until 5 p.m.
It  is   Asserted   That   Aguinaldo  111-
Uses His Prisoners.
Manila, Nov. 17.���In a fire at Er-
mita yesterday eveuing, during whicli
the Americau soldiers worked splendidly and saved thu neighboring
houses, three persons were burned to
death. Tho Spanish mail boat whicli
recently arrived at Iloilo has been detained there by the Spanish governor,
who intends to use her if hostilities
are resumed.
The Rev. Mr. McKinuon, an American chaplain, contradicts the statements made bv Aguinaldo regnrding
the insurgent's treatment of their prisoners. Tbo chaplain aud others liave
seen the insurgents ill treating prisoners, including women.
American Fishermen Must  Not*  operate in Canadian Wators.
Sandusky, Ohio, Nov. 17.���Yesterday
tho Canadian pntrol boat Petrel seized
a lot of nets of American fisherman
found operating ill Canadian waters.
The nets were located near the Hen
and Chicken isluudB anil were all well
filled with fish. About forty nets and
all the fish in them were hauled on
hoard the Petrel and taken to Amherst-
burg, Oanada. Some fishermen who
have arrived here since thon express
tho belief that nt least a portion nf
the nets wero located on the Canadian
side of the line.
Washington, Nov. 17.���The movement of United States troops to Havana province will begin within 10
days, the exact date of their arrival
will be determined by the reports of
Major General Green who is now in
Havanu on business connected with
the garrisoning of the province, and
of General Chas. F. Humphrey nud
Col. Hecker, of tho quartermnster's
department. These officers have authority to complete arrangements for
the reception of the troops, the quartermaster's officers being eugagod in
the supervision of the construction of
the wharves and depots to be used by
the army.
The Department of Justioe Will Go Over
the whole case and Deoide Upon
a Line of Action-
Toronto, Out., Nov. 17.���At the Toronto Central Conservative association
meeting last night, Edmund Bristol
was elected president,
Washington, Nov. 17.���Up to tbli
time no definite plans with respect to
tbe prosecution of tbe participants in
tbe riotous conduct at Wilmington
against J. W. Tolbert. have been de.
cided upon. The faot that Tolbert is
tbe assistant postmaster at MoCormiok
and not tbe postmaster, may have an
important bearing ou tho case. Assistants to fourth olass postmasters are
not recognized by the law as officers
of the government, tbey being appointed and paid by tbe postmasters. Assistant United States Attorney Coohraue
from the Tolbert district was ordered
to Washington for conference with the
officials of the department of justice
and upon his arrival tomorrow the
whole Sonth Carolina situation will
be gone over aud a line of aotiou will
be decided upou.
The case of R. H. Dunning, United
States commissioner, at Wilmington,
N. C. is said to present uoue of the
difficulties which have appeared in the
Tolbert case, and it is thought that
instructions will soon be given the
United States attorney there to make
an investigation of the facta with a
view to beginning proceedings.
BY Di . &S-S   APPOINTMKNT.    ?
Egypt Will  Be   a   British   Possession
Within Five Years.
Kingston, Nov. 17.���Rev. Dr. Evans, who has spent many years in
Egypt, and in now here arranging to
return to the Holy land, told a correspondent that he looks for war between Great Britain and France, as
Frauce has been long seeking to cause
a trouble by her actions in Egypt.
Then he grew eloquent, remarking :���
"I believe we will have wars until
all other empires are destroyed, and the
Anglo-Saxon race takes possession and
establishes a universal empire. Britain
must take hold of Egypt, because we
find in God's Word that. Israel must
return. The eastern question is working out the Word of God. WbBu the
Union Jack is planted on Mouut Olive,
Israel will have returned,und the country will blossom like a rose. If Britain is to got Palestine, she must first
get Egypt; therefore, Britain will say
to France: 'Get out of the Nile valley altogether.'
"Franco is today a political and military imbecile, and if she fights Britain today she will go down, never to
rise again. She may preoipitate hostilities, but I do not feor the resnlt,
becauso of the promise of God. The
land of the pyramids will be in possession of Britain within five years.
Sho will turn down the Khedive, and
suy to the nations: 'This is mine by
Divine appointment, and mine by military and naval achievement.'"
Vionna.Nov. 17.���Au incident of the
emperor's jubilee will be u pastoral
letter signed by the whole Austrian
Episcopate, which will be read in the
pulpits of the empire ou Sunday, November 27. After reviewing tho emperor's 50 years reign, the letter refers to
bis strong religious feeling, and concludes with an expression of the hope
that his jubilee may mark the day of
reconciliation of tho Austrian peoples.
Toronto. Nov. 17.���Judge McDougall
this morning struck off the name of
E. A. MucDouald as owner of a house
on Greuvillo street, by virtue of which
he sought to qualify for mayor. Tbe
judgo found he wns not tho owner, but
bad connived, with hiB lawyer, to de-
ceivo tho publio. MacDonald, however, says he can still qualify.
Shanghai, Nov. 17.���The rebels havo
attacked and looted the town of Kwei-
Eu, in tho uppor Yang Tso Kiang valley, and have burned tho Catholic mission there. No further details are obtainable at preseut.
Mrft-orologlcal Reporl.
Observations taken by A. H
. Holdich.)
DATH            DAT         HIGH-    LOW-
KST         KST
Nov 11   Priday       8S.0     24.0
Nov 12   Saturday   S7.0     30.0
Nov 13   Sunday      36.0      28.0
Nov li   Monday    38.0     32.0
Nov 15  Tueaday    58.0     32,0
Nov 10   Wed'day   34.0     11.0
Nov IT   Thursday  41.0      11.9
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prospect of some kind. Perhaps some
of these prospects wonld bo considered
pt or capital for a matrimonial venture, but the majority are wortli taking a chance upon. Evidently the
ladies think so or the issuers of marriage license
COMMUNICATIONS to the Kdltor must; so busy.    Of course,    there   are   many
accompanied by the name and addross  j,aobelora, rich ones, too, who seem   to
of the writer, not necessarily to publica-1 ���    . matfimon-
tion. but an evidence of nood faith. |��     J
tin! ties.    But one or two of these nave
Subscription Rates     t |re.-ently   surrendered   unconditionally
Daily per monlh by carrier $ 100  to Hymen and likely   more   conquests
per month by mail    100)will   follow,    and   800U    tho   bachelor
^b^f/wbymaU;;:;;;;;::;;;r/. ww ��irolewiU 8how ma��y *ap< in tl)o
per yew] foralicn! woo'ranks.      Of course thero will be  some
crusty chaps who   will   resist   to   the
Une a firnt elaes line   in traveling between
Minneapolis. St. Paul and  Chicago, and
the* principal townn in Central Wisconsin
in the city would not be IpuUman Pnlace Sleeping and Chair Car*
Service .....
The Dining Cars art* operated in the interest 1
its patrons, the most elegant service evei
inaugurated.   Meals are served a la Carte.
To obtain flrHt class service your ticket should
read via .....
Wkeki.y Miner.
Weekly, per hnlr yoar	
per yen i'	
per yoar, foreign
Subscript ion*, Invariably ii: advance.
Notices  of Hirths.   Dentin
inserted for50eents eaoh,
.f IK
..   200
..3 00
last, but matrimony is in the air and
seems to bo as infectious as measles,
and the old fellows will have, to drop
into liuo for no other reason than to
and   it   is  a  good
Direct conneetions at Chicago and Milwaukee
for all Kastcrn points. . . .
Kor full information call on your nearest ticke'
agent, or write . . .
Jj��h. A. Clock,        or       Jab. C. Pono,
General Agent, Qeneral Paai. Agent
240 Stark Street, Milwaukee, Wit
Portland, Ore.
and Marriagos j be in the fashion,
Advertising rates mnde known on application j    Not only are  the    mhiistors   in   de-
The Miner Printing &Publlshlng Co. j mand, but homes iu   which   to  house
! the brides   are   also   iu   request,   and
there is in consequence a lack of house
TO AlllKIt I 1-KltS.
op ror Change. i>r Advi'riisrmeut musi
Dc lu Ibe oilier by 4 o'clock i>-ui. lo
Insure change.
!& Simpson's store,     tf
Speaking at the conservative club in
Loudon on Wednesday night last, Hon.
Joseph Chamberlain, touching on the
inferences drawn by French newspapers from the probable Anglo-American
alliance, put the matter plainly and
sensibly,  thus:
"Those persons are very premature,
very much mistaken, who think that
Great Britain is in need of an alliance
for her own security, and in order
tbat other powers may pull ohesnuts
out of the Are.
This the meeting received with loud
and prolonged cheers. Continuing,
Mr. Chamberlaiu said that Britain
would never need more aid than would
be cheerfully afforded by her own
children. Should she ever need an alliance she would give as much as she
"I rejoice." he said, "at the change
that has occurred in the relations between the United States and Great
Britain. They stand to ns in a relation
difforeut from that occupied by auy
other people. I know a hundred reasons why we should be frieuds, none
why we should be otherwise, aud I
believe that has been the true feeling
of this couutry toward the United
States for many years. All misunderstandings have been happily removed
aud the combinations of thc two English-speaking nations would fear 110
other alliance. Our imagination must
be tired when we CO j template the pos
silnlity ot such a cordial understanding between the 10,()00,000 people of
the United States and our 50,000,000
Britons, au understanding which
would guarantee peace and civilization
to the world . We sha.'l welcome the
United States in tbeir now career us a
colonizing nation, because we know
they arc animated by the same motives
ami aspirations, employ tho same
methods nud love justice as ourselves,
and such a departure will, doubtless,
as Lord Salisbury has said, serve our
interests, not in any selfish or mercenary sense, but because it will give
each a better understanding for the
other's work, increase our sympathies,
bring us closer together nud make easy
and Inevitable that most desirable cooperation. "
In tliis Mr. Chamberlain showed
that while Great Britain desired au
alliance with Ihe United Stutes, she
would not go out of her way to court
it, being oonteut to let matters tako
their course. Tliat such an alliance
will come about sooner or later is eas
ily to be seeu, but Mr Chamberlain
introduces another party to it in the
person of Germany, which may somewhat complicate matters. Germany
is not friendly to the United States.
At least, that is the inference to be
drawn from thc action of that country
in the Philippines, if all the stories
coming from Manila aro true, and unless a lot of things can bo explained
away it is hard lo see how Germany
can be restored lo thc good graces of
the Americans. Then there are the
slights Germany bus put upon lhe
Amerioan hog ami his products, and
the insults in tlie shape of high duties
whioh tlie Germans have heaped upon
American produots generally. What
about these tilings'.'   Must thoy not
A six room cottage, well furnished,
situated between the Fire Hall and
Victoria hotel, furniture for sale and
a cottage to rent. Also a corner lot
accommodation, houses built for two j 50x120feet, opposite Like View hotel
having the preference. Therefore the | at $30 per month. Inquire at Farley
building trade is active and real ostate
is steadily going up in price. So that j
it is hoped that the good work of mar- ]
riage will go on. It makes the ministers glad, the issuers of licenses happy, helps trado and commerce, rents |
houses aud augments tbe price of real
Real Estate and Insurance Agent.
Four Roomed House on Observatory St.    $15 per month.
Eight roomed furnished house, Observatory St.
H The Birkbeck Investment,  Security |
and Savings Co.
m^.   advance money on Improved Real Estate.     Repayable in 5 and
J^: 8 years by monthly instalments.
Income Property
Before leaving Canada for good,
Lord aud Lady Aberdeen have taken a
graceful farewell of their many friends
in this oountry by sending a farewell
present in the shape of a daintily gotten up pamphlet from the pen of Lady
Aberdeen. The publication is en titled
"Where dwells our ludy of tho Sunshine," and, in eloquent and allegorical language tlie authoress predicts a
glorious future for tho fair land of
This result, however, is not to be
obtained without labor, as the sage
points out; "Will ye serve her? Will
ye toil for her, following loyally in
the steps of her noble pioneers, winning her lauds for her by persistent
laborV Will ye upolild her just laws?
Will you be fellow workers with her
and spread her rule by the influence
of sunshine nnd love? * * *-If ye
will do these things, then go. Seek
'OnrTiady of the Sunshine' and take
my blessing with you, for oven as tbe
hour of my departure grows near do I
see the coming fulfilment of the fair
vision of which I have so oft times
dreamt. "
This advice, though quaintly put,
points to the secret, of all lasting success, and, if the numerous recipients
ot this parting gift profit, by the lessons
it. contains, Lady Abeideen's parting
words to her Canadian frieuds will
not liave been spoken in vain.
Choice lot on Baker Street 60x120.
Building now renting for $65.00 a
month.   Apply
T. G. PROCTER, Baker st.
Mrs.  McLaughlin's,
Subscribe for The Miner
One Year
Half Year
One riontli
They Make Their Farewell Appearance
in "Bleak House."
A somewhal scanty audience assembled at the Hotel Huinii Auditorium last night to hear llie Jane
Coombs' company play the "Bleak
House." This inadequate support is
the more to be regretted as llie management nf lhe Hotel Hume had gone
to considerable trouble and expense in
adapting the auditorium to the requirements of a theatrical exhibition.
The play, a dramatization of Dickens' famous work, is too well known
to require uny description. The play
is a powerful one. -"and Miss Coombs
in her rendition of lhe part of Ludy
Dedlock-showed Unit she fully realized
the conception of tlie author. Sho was
equally good as Hovlense. and is undoubtedly one of the most talented actresses that have visited Nelson.
F. A. Brown was good as Tulking-
horn, as was Miss Carlton as Jo, and
they were well supported by tho rest
of the company. It is nufornnate that
such fine plays as "Ctimille" and
"Bleak House," the two the Jane
Coombs' oompany played here, aro not
more frequently put on by the companies which visit Nelson.
The members of tbe Jane Coombs'
oompany leave Nelson for Rosslnnd
on this evening's train.
The close approach of the Salvation
Army self denial week is now in ovi-
di'tiei'. Every local centre of tlieir operations is animated with this topic
and every Salvationist is occupied
with putting into effect Ihe plans  sent*
out from headquarters for the success-
be I ful currying through of the effort, The
adjusted before such au allianco can le [current,   issue   of   the   War Oy,    the
, i.   ,     ...   mm .i *     army s ollicinl gazette, and the   spocial
brought about.'    I hen   again   there   is ; ���,������;���,,,   ������,,   ���,,���,,.   ],���,������,������   airmAy
that label whieh   proclaims   cheapness 1 scattered far  and   wide   amongst   the
everywhere, "Made in Germany,''   an I publio gives a good idea   of   the   high
object of consiih table concern to  mau-   >>"P" wMeb   ��'<���>���   ''""'���''"j.'-   towards
,    . ���        .   .      , ...    the raising nl n total fund far  oxcecd-
nfacturcrs   generally.    A treaty   with | jng that 0? nny previous year.
that label ou it would, wo think, be
popular neither in England nor America. Yet when it conies to taking sides
it is plain that Germany's interest
will be with those of Great Britain
and the United States.
Manv of the Salvationists have
pledged themselves in make individual
saeriliee for Hie sake nf self denial
week, and the aim which it is intended to fulfill. During this week it is
likely that most nf onr renders will
have a visit ft'im, one of the soldiers,
told off for speoinl house In house appeal. *
Notice Is hereby atven that Jobn Hull, form
c'rly of thu Nelson Saw Mill Co. 1ms boon ap*
pointed Nelson agent for Peter Genelle Sc Co.,
vlco A. K. voung. Cont mots in the futuro nre
io be made with Mr. Hell or his assistant, K. O.
BeeT. to whom all money due to the llrm is .to
bo paid. PETKlt GKNKLI.K Sc CO.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Beer and I'orter.
Drop  in   and see   us.
B. C
s**** ^
If you waul, to Rent, Buy
or Build n House, sell
vour I j Is,sell your House,
insure your fooperty uv
yorir Life, borrow money
Nelson is not only tho official and
commercial centre of the Kootenay but
it is becoming the matrimonial contro
as well. Tho ministers are kept so
busy marrying couples tbat ceremonies
of this kind take up a largo part nf
their time. There is a wedding every
day, sometimes two or moro, aud besides these, young men go out on short
journeys and return with brides. The
girls iu the city can have thoir choice
of a largo circle of desirable young
men most of them doing well and having good prospocts. Indeed, there isn't
a young man in   tho   city   without   n
Taking Eireci i:iio e'l'iiiek a. in., September
Thc citizens of Trail are taking up
subscriptions for installing big aro
lights all over town, and nine of thc
lamps will be put in at once. Besides
these, there are four big lamps on the
sinolter hill, which assists materially
in Illuminating the town.
Tho Rossland branch of the Bank of
Toronto will he ready fnr business by
tbe middle of nexl week.
The bunk house of the   White   Bear IMtxoa
was destroyed by  lire  mi  Wednesday | -LeavesDally
evening.    The company will lose about  {]:?!!";.'"'
JIOOli in the   building, and a  winter's   u..,,; ������
supply of stores that hud been   got  in.   A[*",'iv() j)ai
The men saved their blankets and per-   1{0BT ,UVISQ
sonnl effocls. gjfi    '     a. F.'k
Isl,   ISOS.
West Bound
First Class
heaves Daily
8.II0 a. ni.
8.U a. m.
9,45 s. m.
Hum a. in.
10.08 a. in.
10.20 a. m.
10:31 a. in.
10.33a. in.
10.45 a. in.
Arrivo Dally
l-iii'llli-  or  l.'lllli   Meridian
East Hound
First Class
Arrivo Daily
3.30 p.m.
3.05 p.m.
2.10 p.m.
2.00 p.m.
1.50 p.m.
1.38 pm.
1:23 p.m.
1.22 p.m.
1.15 p.m.
Leave Dally
Arrive Dally
11:50 a.m.
11:30   "
11:35   "
Lo eve Dally
'. A Suporintondunt,
Timo Card No 2
Sopt. lst, 18(18.
South Fork
Bear Luke
Pay no Tram
Cody Junction
Cody Junction
IS DRAWING NEAR.    You will have
(��$$��) company for dinner and you will   require
something   out  of the  ordinary  line  of
Groceries.... .... .... ....
Remember.   .   .
Goods. Truffs, D'Anchois, Pois Moyens,
Caviar, Champignons, Sauces of all kinds,
���*j$J!$��> Cross & Blaekwell's Jams,  Jellies,   Mar
malades and Pickles, McLaren's Cheese,
Lobster, Mackerel, Brook Trout, and
English Prepared Mince Heat.    .   .
M. DesBrisay & Co.,
NELSON, B. U, Aberdeen Block.
Official Directory.
Governor-General - Karl of Aberdeoi.
Premier  ---*��� - Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Member House of Commons, Dominion Parlia*
ment. West Kootenay Hewitt llosti <���!���
Dop Col. Inland Revcnuo F W" Swannell
Lieut.-Governor - Hon T R Mclnni".
Promiei - Hon Chas Semlin
Attorney-General - Hon Joseph Martin
Mmislerof Finance ��� Hon F C Cotton
Minister Mines and Education   Hon J F Humo
Pres Executive Counoil      Hon Dr MoKechnie
Member Leglflativo Assembly tor Nolson Rilling - Hon .1 F Hume
Mayor - - John Houst on
Aldermen��� Chas Hillyer, W F Tcolzol, J ,\
Gilker, J J Malone, K P Whalley, Thos Mini*
City Clork
Polico Magistrate
Chief of Police
Chief of Firo Department
Wator Commissioner
Health Officer
City Engineer
City council meets every Monday, 3 p.;n.*"at
city hall, cor Victoria and Josephine st
Dr. K C Arthur. Dr. G A 11 Hall, Geo Johnstone.   Prinoipal���J.   Hoslley   Soody. B. A.
President - J Roderick Robertson.
Vice-President - James Lawrence
Seey-Treas. - John A Tumor.
President John A. Turner
Vlco-1'res. W. A. Jowett.
Secretary F. W. Swannell
Treas. J A Forin
Medical Sopt. . Dr. G. A B Hall
Warden Capt. N. Fitzstubbs
First Jailer -                             R, Liddell
Second Jailer Geo. Partridge
Third Jailer -                 John Meljiron
Senior Guard R Inee
Surgeon -                     Dr. Symonds
Government Inspector of Agencies W J Goepel
Gold Commissioner - O. G. Dennis
Mining Recordor-Tax Col - It F Tolmie
Collector of Customs       - Geo. Johnstone
Provincial Assessor John Keen
County Court Judge ��� J A Forin
Registrar E T H Simpkins
Inspector of Schools - William Burns
J ICStrnchiiii
E A Oreasu
A   F McKlnnon
w j Thompson
John Hamilton
T U Word
Dr. l.u Man
A, L. M'Culloch
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
. . FRESH . .
Camps supplied on shortest notice and Lowes Prices
Mail Orders receive Careful attention.
Nothing lint fresh and wholesome meats and supplies
kept iu stock.
.Markets at Nelson nnd Ymir.
p. burns & co.
Wholesale and Retail Meat "Merchants
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Kaslo,
Sandon, Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City
Orders by mail to any branch will have careful and prompt attention.
The   Crow's   Nest   Pass   Coal   Co.
is now prepared to receive orders for
Domestic and  Steam Coal and
smith's Fuel.
PRICE :    Domestic   and    Steam   Coal    $5.75   per   ton
Blacksmith's Fuel $10.00 per ton.    Delivered $1 per ton
Orders   Received at C. W. West; A Ce'a.  Office
CHARLES ST. BARBE, General Agent.
The   Northern  Pacific Coal  Oo.
Is not, only prepared to receive orders hut
can Illl thein promptly.
For Domestic Coal, the best in the Market, $10.50 per
ton delivered.   Orders taken at Telephone 35
GAflBLE & O'REILLY      ����� **'"*���
Corner Ward nnd Silica ��U.
IAIHH. HFIHE., M Min. Assoc. Cornwall)
Opposite Phaif Hotel,
has taken over the practice of
Dr.    H.   E.   Hall and  is  prepared to do all kinds of Dental
Work   by latest methods. .  .
1 Broken HIII Block Baker St.
P. O. BOX 583.
Extended cxpcrlenco In Cliilo and Gorman
South Africa. Ashiij-h and analysis of ores.
Reports and valuations on mineral propertied
Underground surveying and mino plans kept
up by eontraeL
Until further notioe no paHsnngers will  be
onrrlod over the line of the Crotrs Nest Pftas
railway between Kuskonook and Cranbrook.
8.00 p.m
8.30 a.m.
4.00 p.ni
6.00 p.m
United States, Ontario, Que
bee and EaHtern Provinces
Points on N. & F. R. lino.
Victoria and Holland.
New lJcnvor, Sandon and
slocan Lake Point*,
(taalo and Kootenay Lake
ltOHwland. Trail, Nakusp,
Hobson, points on main line
C. P. R., Vancouver and
5.15 p.m.
2.30 p.m.
7.15 a.m.
7.00 a.m.
Dolivery, 8 a.m
a.m. to 7 p.m.;!V
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
p.m.; General
to 8 p.m.;   Rotflstralinn. 8.30
Lobby opened from 7 a.m. to 10
olivery,8 a.m, to 8 p.m.;  Rokj
a.m. to 7 p.m.; Money Orders and SnvintfH Rank
Sunday 1 hour (10 to II a.m).
J. A. GILKER, Postmaster
Chukch of England���Matin 11 a.m.; Even
Song. 7.^0 p.m. every Sunday. Holy Communion on 1st and 3rd Sundays in tho month after
M,iiins;on 2nd nnd 4th Sundays, at 8 a.m.
Sunday School at. 2.30 p.m. Rev. U.S. Akehurst, Hector.   Cor Wnrd and Silica streets.
Piikshytkhian Church���Services at 11 a.m.
and 7.30 p.m. Sunday School at 2.30 p.m.
Prayer meeting Thursday eveniuR at 8 p.m.;
Christian Endeavor Society meets overy Monday  ovcnliiR   nt 8   o'clock.    Rev. R. Frow,
Mkthodist Chuhch-Corner Silica nnd
JOBCpnlne Streets. Services at 11 a.m. and 7.30
n. m. ; Sabbath School, 2.30 n.m.; Prayer meot-
(ng on Friday evening nt 8 o'clock; Kpworth
LongueC, E., Tuosday at 8 a.m. Hev. Jolm
Hobson, Pastor.
CATHOLIC Church-Mass at Nelson, (irst
and third Sunday a( Hand 10.00a.m.; Henedie-
Honat7.30 to 8 p.m. Hev. Father Ferland
BAPTIST Church - Services morning and
ovening at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; Prayer meeting vVednesday evening at 8 p.m.; MeotingH
aro held in tho school boUAO. Sirangtsrw cordially welcomed.   Hev. G   H, Welch, Pastor.
Salvation Armv-S--'. ���<��� s every evening
at, 8 o'clock in barra.'-k-cn V.otorla sLroet
Adjutant. Millner in olmrge,
LObOi, lh
KLSON LODGE, No. 23. A. F. & A
M. moeti* Hocond WednoHday In each
month.   Visiting brothron invitod.
G. U Lknnox. Secretary.
I. O. O. P. Kootenay Lodioi
No. 10, meeU ovory Monday night,
at   thoir  Hall,  Kooienay m-'oot.
SnJouminn Odd Follows oordlally Invited.
A. H. Clommits, N. G.      Fred J Squircii, Secy
WWAineoU In CaHtlo hall, McDonald lilnclt
w��iirvcrj' Tuesday ovonlng at 8 o'olnok.
KJ&SljnAll vlniting knights .cordially invited,
^W It. G.Joy, CC.
mm) Geo. Uobs K. of ll.and S.
. NKLSON   LODGK,   I. O. G. T.      Meets In
Castle Hall, McDonald lllock, overy Monday
evening at 8 o'clock.   Vitdting Templars cordially Invited, John Tki.korh,
Chlof Templar.
J. F. Jacobson   Sec'y
QUEEN    NO.   241
^=3**%       NELSONS
[f \   SONS    OF    ENGLAND,  moot
'cap. lit   second and fourth Wednesday
| S'W'C*      eaci, month al K. of P. Hall. Mao
^ J/J   Donald Hlock,   cor. Vernon   and
���^^S*^   Josephine strcols.   Visiting brethren cordially invited.
Ciiab. H. Fahkow,
COUHT KOOTKNAY, I.O.F., NO. 3138 moot*
Isl and 3rd Wednesday In each month in the
K of P Hall. F W Swanell, C. D. S. Cl, 11.; J It
Green.C.H.: J. PurkiM. Secy.
every Thursday In tho I.O.O.F. hall. G C
Willlaiiu. M.W.: W 8 Smith, lleo.-Seo; J. J.
Driscoll, Financier F. J Hiiulro. Heceiver and
P. M. vi.
NKLSON L.O.L. No. 1002 moels in the Mo
Donald block overy Thursday ov lining at 8
o'clock. Visiting members cordially invitod
John Toyo W.M.; F. J. Uradley, R.8,
Spokane Falls &
Northern R'y.
Nelson  dc Fort
Sheppard R'y.
Red Mountain R'y.
The only aU rail route without cluing
of oan between Nelson and Bossland and
Spokane and Bossland.
Leave 6-20 a.m. NELSON Arrive 5-35 p-m
"   12:05 "   BOSSL'D    "  11:20
"    8.30 a.m. SPOKANE   "   3.10 p.m
Train that leaves NeleoD at 6:20 a.in
makes close  oouueelions at Spokane to*
all Paoiflo Coast Points.
Passengers for Kettle Itiver and Boundary Creek, connect atMarons with Stage
O. G. DIXON, G. P. it, T.A.
Spokane  Wash
Agent.NeUon, B. O. THE MINER, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER i8, 1898.
Two Sandon Miners Held For
Unlawful Assembly-
The Outoome of a Recent Attempt Upon
the Fart of Certain Minora to Settle
the Chinese Question By Foroe.
On Wednesday afternoon, Henry
Williams of Sandon was brought down
to the Nelson jail by Constable Forbes,
to await trial on the charge of "being
a member of au unlawful assembly to
carry out a common purpose so as to
cause persons in the neighborhood to
fear that they would disturb the peace
tumultuously, or without reasonable
excuso, cause others to disturb the
The imprisonment of Willams is the
outcome of the anti-Chinese agitation
whoh has beeu troubling the Slocau
for some I imo past.
The Illinois objected to the presence
of the Mongolians as cooks iu the
camps and measures were adopted to
mn them out aud to prevent further
importation of this class of labor. The
meii evidently went a step too far with
the result that two ot their members,
A. D. MoGiuty aud H. Williams, were
arrested and committed for trial by
Magistrate Sproat of New Denver.
Nov. 8.���
Red Rock���J. T. Payne, G. Harrison, bet Wolf and Bear cks, 1% mi s
of Sheen ck, formerly White Star.
Big Chief���W. C. Forrester, on s si
of and 1 mi up Bear ck, adj Gold Island on w and Duudoe on u.
Marion���J. Mclntyre, ou e si of Salmon river about >j ;ni n from Hall
ck, adj Jemina ou s w formerly Black
Kingston���Henry Croft, on 411 ck,
4 mi s of Kooteuny river formerly
Alice���P.   H.   Strong,   J.   Andrews
and P. Wilson, on N. & F. S. railway,
1600 ft ri e of Anders ;i ck at   Ba   milo
Nov. 4.���
Nolson���J. M. Miller on Whiskey ck.
2 mi e of Salmon river adj Rossland.
Rossland���G. N. Taylor, same, adj
Deun.nrk ou n w.
Gold Dip-A. J. Campbell, F. Britton and W. 0. Forrester bet Bear and
Wild Horso cks, adj Snowslide on s w
formerly Bonanza.
Daylight���J. L. Parker,   same,   adj
Evening Star on e, formerly  Morning
Nov. 5.���
Anglo���John E. Hooson, 1 mi s of
Copper ck nud j^ mi e of n fork of
Salmon riv, formerly Variety.
Egpytiau���J. A. Kirk, same, formerly Combination.
Prince Albert���D.   Morris,   on   first
ok s of Hall ck, I�� n.i w of N.   & F.
S.   ry, formerly King Fisher.
Nov. 7.���
Victory���E. J. Miller, J. F. Blaine
on s si of and 2 ^ mi up Stewart ck,
formerly Stewart.
Hignlaud Chief���J. H. Turner, 1 mi
np n si of s fk of Wild Horse ok, adj
Eqnadnr aud Rio Grande ou e.
Elko���W. Bonner and M. Collins 1
mi e of Salmon river ndj Great Western on s and Independence ou n e.
Sovereign���A. W. Munroo, on e slope
of Sandy ck adj Superior on w and
Merryfield ou n.
Brush���0. McKay,H mi w of Nelson,
adj Arnot ou s w formerly Gladys.
Nov. a ���
Hadloy���.J B. Wood, \% mi u of
Ymir ou Salmon river, formerly Empire.
Ardslny���A. L. Snuvie on Salmon
river, 2 uii n of Ymir.
Hide Away���J. A. Benson on Wolf
ck, J., mi up from Salmon river.
Triumph���J. McAlmnn,   10   mi   up
is part of the equipment of every
war vessel.
But anyone can find the range they
want by coming here. We have
Stoves and Ranges of all sizes and various styles in stock and each one is well
made, strong and an economical user
of fuel.
The Perfection is about one of the
best cookers on the market. Burns
coal or wood and gives fine results.
Our line of Heaters is  very hand-
importers of
and 1 mi w of Six Mile ck.
Nov. last*. Paul���J. McNeely, bet  Big   and
Little Sheep cks, 6 mi from Salmo.
El Moro���C. Foislaud ou w si of n
fork of Salmon river, 1 mi s of Second Relief formerly Dnohess.
St. Louis���J. McNeely. bet Big and
Little Sheep cks,   6 mi from Salmo.
Twilight���J. MoAloian, on e si of
Anderson ok, adj Kent on s.
Red Fox���L. A. Snyder, IU mi n
w of Ymir and % mi u of Salmon river, adj Nugget on n formerly Elizabeth.
Copper Nest���G. P. Kelly ou e si of
u fork of Salmon river, il mi s of Second Relief.
Richmond���0, Forsland ou u fk of
Salmon river, 1 mi w of Secoud Relief, formerly Tyro.
Prince Albert���D. R. Morrison on n
bank  of   Kootenay   river  adj   Copper
Kiug formerly Copper Queen.
Nov. 11.���
Neptune���T. O. Skatbo on s si of
Kootenay river bet Single and Bird cks
adj Gold Crown, formerly Clara.
tried at Osgoode Hall and the latter at
Cayuga. All were dismissed, bnt in
the case of North Hastings. Mr. W. J.
Allen, conservative, was unseated.
The vacancy iu North Hastings makeB
the tenth vacaiuy since the election,
one unused by death and the rest by
the courts.    Two have been filled.
Condensed News ofthe Happenings of the
Week In and Around  Our Busy
Oity and  Kootenay.
J. E. , Anuable yesterday closed a
deal with J. L. Porter, lato of Spo-
kauo. for tho purchase of the eight lots
kuowu as the brickyard, near the
Hume addition, just below the old
cemetery.    The price paid was $900.
Ou her trip down from Kuslo yesterday morning the steamer International
broko her shaft and was towed back
to Kaslo fur repairs. The steamer Alberta has been transferred to Ihe regular run of the International while the
latter is undergoing the necessary repairs, wliich will be completed iu the
course of a couplo of weeks.
T. B. Browu returned yesterday
from his limestone quarries on Kootenay lake. Ho brings with him some
exceptionally well mado Indian flint
arrow heads and some Indian stone
armour. The arrow heads were fouud
in East Kootenay at the salt lick,
where tho Indians used to drive the
deer, about 4 miles north of Davie.
A poor little waif was discovered
yesterday evening by Chief of "Police
McKinnon. He is only 12 yea's old
��ud hns been sleeping over the boiler
of Grny's sawmill for the lust few
nights. His name is Tom Wbymi.ck,
and he snys that his father left bim a
little time back to go to Kalispell und
tbat he has not heard of liiiii since.
The chief took him up to the city jail
for the night, till ir is determined
what to do wi'.li him.
A Miner representative yesterday
learned on trustworthy authority that
Hie contract ior Ibe coiislruclioii of the
Nclsoii-Bedliiigton railway has beeu
awarded and that the contract will be
signed either at Kaslo today or at Nol-
sou on Monduy. The contract goes to
Mr. ,1. F. Stephens, formerly chief engineer on the Great Northern railway
und now a partner of Foley Bros. &
J. D. Sword, agent for tho Ingersoll-
Sargeant Drill company is nt the
J. West Jones, a prominent banker
from St. Johns, N. B , has,with Mrs.
Jones, arrived at the Phair.
Among the arrivals at the Queen's
are P. Chapman, Revelstoke; D. G.
McNally, Fern iniiio, aud F. B. Hall,
Among those registered at the Phair
are H. ,M. Stevensou, Ymir; A. H.
Browu, Spokane; J. H. Ashdowu,
Winnipeg; T. J. Finucane, Greenwood City, and C. Halifax Hall, Trail.
Among those registered at the Hume
are F. F. Abbott, Portland; Mr. and
Mrs. Bola, San Frauoisco; J. Waugh,
Kaslo; O. B. Wilkie, Rossland; Mrs
Gregg, and C. P. McClure, Kaslo; E.
J. Murphy, Spokane, J. J. Miller,
Vancouver; J. L. Gibson, Detroit,
aud W. J. Sawyer, Pilot Bay.
Paints, Oils, Shelf Hardware,
Plumber's Supplies,
Miners' Supplies
An Arrangement Proposed   by   Which
tho Estate May Be Cleared.
A meeting of the creditors of the .T.
W. Gruv estato was held yesterday
afternoon ut 2 o'clock iu the Board of
Trado rooms to consider a proposition
mado to them by Messrs. Hauuingtwi
& Taylor, Mr. Gray's solicitors. The
letter estimated tho liabilities ut $85, ���
1174, uud the nssols at $85,n88.22, pointing out that tho assets would lose half
their value did the business cease to
be a going coucern. The proposition
as accepted wus as follows;
A committee was appointed consisting of Messrs. . W A. Macdonald, Galliher ,.1. Elliot, McAnn, Taylor, Lon-
nie, J. A. Tomer, \V. 11. Grant, L.
C. Lawford, H. Byers, Kirkpairiclc,
and J. Lawrence, who were to give
effect to the decisions of the meeting
and approach the secured creditors anil
���judeuvor to gain tlieir assent to the
proposed arrangements.
This committee wus to appoint a
practical mill mun to take charge of
the business and to iix his salary.
It was also decided to employ Mr.
Gray in soliciting business for the mill
at a salary of $100 a month. Mr. Gray
can only be dismissed for cause by a
majority of the creditors.
Aftor a rest of three months, the not
monthly proceeds of the business to the
amount of at least $500. aro to be distributed each month among the creditors, 75 p r cent to the secured creditors, and 25 per cent to the uusij-pured.
It was also agreed that a quarterly
statement should be sent to ull the
If the secured creditors of the estato
would accept this arrangement, it wus
anticipated that tho estato would be
cleared aud everybody paid iu full,long
before the expiration of four years, the
extreme limit of time over whicli the
proposed arrangement is to ruu.
Toronto, Nov. 17.���Three election
petitions were disposed of this morning, North Hastings, North Toronto,
and Haldimand.    The first  two  were
Situate in tuk Goat Rivkh Mining Division
or  West Kootenav   District���Where
Located:���On White Gkouse Mountain
TAKK NOTICE that, I. O B. N. Wilkie, act*
ing hs agont for myself, K. M.C. :1371.1a. Jaidw
Ryan, F. M. C, 13333a, and Wm Quol. Y.
M.C, 4835a, ii-tond, Hixty days from dale hereof
to apply to tho Mining Kecorder for a Certificate of ImpriivemontH, for iho purpOHO of obtaining a Crown Grant of tha above claims.
And further tako notice that action, undor
Reel ion 37, must* lie commenced bofore the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Datod ihis 15th day of November, 1898.
One Solid week  and  a  Special   Matinee  on
Thanksgiving Afternoon and Saturday of the
R. E. French Theater Co.
Ifltaad'oflal Navigation .(��� Trading Company
GBKTIPHJATK OF Mirietit I iiivis.    |
Situate in thb Hlocan City Mining Division okWehtKootknayPistuict, Where
Located:���On Dayton Ckeek.
TAKE NOTIOE that I, Flctehor S Andrews,
Free Miners CYrtiflcuic No. 4238a, acting as fluent, for Thomas Cook Gray, Free
Miner's CerUfknto No. 45253a and Honry McKay, Free Miner's Certificate No. 11717a, intend, sixty days from tho date hereof, to apply to the Mining Hccorder for a Certificate
of Improvements, for the purposo of obtaining
a Crown Grant of  the above Claim.
And furiher take notice that action, under
Section 37, mu^t be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 25th day of October, 1898.       Ml
Situate in the Goat Rivkr Mining Divis
ion op West Kootenay District.���
Where Located:���On   White   Grouse
TAKE NOTICE that I, Jos. Rlanchard, Freo
Minor's Certificate N'o. J0:'2!1a. acting as agent
for myself and Geo. Nowel Froo Miner's Certificate No. *335a. Joseph Poirier No. 21025a,
intond sixty days from the duto hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of
Improvements for the purposo of obtaining a
Crown Grant of tho above Claim.
And further tnko notice that action, under
section 37, must bo commenced beforo the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement*.
Dated this 5th day of Novomber. 1898.
Manufacturers of
llnl..vim Hot Spring* Water Aerated and
Supplied to the Trade.
Speninl salo of white and| rey blankets ut Fred Irvine & Co's. *
Sewing By The Day.
Hotei Hume
I Colds::
are prevalent at this time
of the year. If you are
troubled with either we
wish to inform you that
you will find a full line of
the popular remedies at
the strength of the little ones we
have allthe materials. Our stock
of these goods, from Nursing bottles, Nipples, etc. to Prepared Food
for Infants is large, well assorted
and contains everything approved
of by the medical fraternity.
Look at our line of Infant's
Combs, Brushes, Teething Puffs,
Powders, etc. You will be pleased
with their quality and price.
Canada Drug & Book Oo.
The Strongest and Best Show ever seen here.
Giving the following repertoire:
Summer Card.
Kffectivo June 20,1898
Subject to change without notice.
Mondny, minds Across the Ken
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Wednesdny, Dad's Girl.
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Tursilny, 'Ike Oun Ites
Friday, Tieket of Leave Man.
No tiresome waits between acts.   Introducing High Class
Specinlties, Song, Etc.
Monday Night, Ladies' Free Night, if the following
conditions are complied with: Each gentleman purchasing
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30c per yd. and up.
Bedroom Sets
Parlor Sets Wilton Rug
Carpets, Ingrain
Full line uf Household and Office Furniture at a liberal discount.   Undertaking and Embalming a Specialty.
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There is no waste of fuel, no waste of heat,
no waste of labor with a " Famous" Stove
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Large Sample rooms for Commercial  Travellers.    Rates Reasonable
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Do you wanl a j(ood Square meal for
Eastern  Oysters
received daily
Cooked Any Style.
^ Y. HOSHI        -        Proprietor. ���
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the public on Thursday, November S.
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Train Lvs 1.00 p.m. Sandon 10.50 a.m. Truin Ar
"   Ar   3.44   "      Kuslo     8 00   " "     Lv
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"    4.30   " Ainsworth 7.30	
"5 00   " Pilot Bay 8.45    "   .     "     ���'
"5 30   "    Balfour    6.1(1    " "     1
'���    Ar   8.40   " 5 Mile Pt. 5.25	
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"    "   11.20   " Rossland 12.05 a.m.   "
"    "    3.10   " 8pokane   8.30    "
Sandon-Kaslo train dully.   Boat and   Spo
kane train daily except Sunday.
S. ��. Albert*.
Train Lvs 1.00 p.m. Sandon 10.50 a.m. Train Ar
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"      "     7.00' " Pilot Bay 11.00 '
"      "   10.00   "  Kuskon'k 8.00	
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Train Lv 11.40 " B'rs Forry 1.15 " Train Ar
" Ar 2.45 p.m. Spokane 7.50 a.m. " Lv
Sandon-Kaslo train daily.   Boat leaves Kaslo
for above points Tuesdays and   Saturdays
Returning on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Special Kootenay Lake servlre.
Commencing; 20 June, 1888.
On Mondav,  Thursday  and   Friday   8.
Alberta will len ve Kuslo 5 p.m., for Aiusworih
Pilot Bay and Nelson.
Leaving Nelson 8 a.m., Tuesday. Friday and
Saturday for Pilot Buy, Ainsworth and Kaslo,
calling at all wuy poinls.
(All times are subject tu chiin&rewilhoutnotic
Mealsand berths not Included.
Passengers on S. 8, International from Ne
son, Spokane, etc, for poinls on Kootenay
Lako south of Pilot Huy. will connect at that
point with thc.s. S. Alberta.
% Passengers for Nelson via S. 8. Alberta, from
points south of Pilot Bay, oun, by arrangement
with purser, have stop-over at Pilot Bay or
Ainsworth, or connect with 8. S. International
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The company's steamers connect Kootenay
Lako and Slocan points with all points In the
United States and Canada; by way of Spokano
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points hy purs rs on steamers or at our office.
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First class nnd Tourist Sleepers
through from Pacific to 'Atlantic
and to St. Paul daily.
To Kossland and Main Line points
Kooienay Lake���Knslo Knuir.
Stu. Kokankk
Except Sunday. Kxcopt Sunday
4   p.m.-Loavos-NKLSON-ArrivoB-lI   a.m
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Sth. Nelson.
Mon., Wod., Fri. Mon,, Wed., Fri.
7a.m ��� Leave*��� NKI.8ON--Arrivo8--6.80 p.m.
Makes connection nt Pilot Bay with Str. Kokanee in both directions.
Steamers on their respective routes call at
principui landings ln both directions and at
othor points when signalled.
Trains   lo anil from  Sloean Cily, Sandon
anil Slocan   Lake  Points.
(Sundays Excepted)
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local agent, or GEO. 8. BEER, City Ticket
Agent, Nolson,
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a Panl, Mian. THE MINKK   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1898.
(Continued From^esterdayJ	
her silky, abundant dark hair, and her
graceful shape was like her mother's at
���sixteen���Indeed, at thirty, Martha Battles "kept her waist" and her beautiful
onus���but Stella was her father's child.
Martha took life on the broad side, laughing when she was merry, weeping when
���she was sail, and spluttering vigorously
���when she was ln wrath. She was a true-
JiOiirtod, loyal creature, and she made
Knee a good wife, and Race loved her
���with all his heart; but there were things
���which he could not say to his wlfo that
faid themselves to his daughter. However, if Martha did not always understand her husband, she always admired
him. To her, his short, thick set figure
���was a model of manly strength; and the
slouch ln his shouldcis (whioh ln truth
be aoqulred bending over the ledgers)
was but the b:mil of a scholar. She had
been a maid of all work, and ber father
had shovelled on the street, and co her
Race was a self-made man*���a succoss
that ought to be ln the newspapers.
Thero bad been a notloe of Race onoe ln
the Falrport Blade, and his picture; lt
was when be ran for alderman and was
defeated. But everyone knew that tbere
wii- nu chance for his party ln the ward
when he ran, and no mortal, unless lt
Were bis wife, had expooted that the
heavens would fall and his party's candidate be elected. The editor always alluded to him as the "successful grocer
(mil popular man, Horace Battles, Esquire." Mrs. Battles bought eight ooples
iif the paper, seven of whioh she sent
away, The eighth copy was laid ln the
leaves of the family Bible, at the page
recording the births of the children���only
two, these were Stella's aod that of the
little boy who died. He had been named
after Mr. Wells; and ln the family'Bible,
after the line, "Died, May 18, 189 ,
aged three years and five months," ln
Knee's handwriting, not so round and
firm us usual, there lay on the page a
sprig of dried llllies of the valley from
tho flowers that Wells had sent.
"Poor father," said Stella. It was the
Inadequate expression of a great many
thoughts. In a moment sho went on:
"Now, ma, don't you say no, I'm not
going to graduate. I'll let Bessie Page
read mv piece; and I'll get some good
excuse so 1 won't be there. I'll write
aunty about that plaoe she said she could
get for me for the summer teaohlng those
children���the folks were to go away ln
June���and I'll take lt; and Instead of
being a drag on pa, maybe I can help a
Mrs. Battles had listened with quick
Intakes of the breath, between a sob and
A snort, but at this lust she exploded.
"Well, Stella Battles, do you think
we're going to let you go off as a nursery
governess when you've got a pa and a
ma and a home, and are the only chlok
or child we've got in the world? And as
for giving up graduating, 1 won't hear
of it. Why, I've been thinking about it
fnr a year, and putting aside money,
too; and your pa wouldn't take It neither; for I did offer lt to him to pay the
insurance���knowing how frightened he
Is of fire���and says he, 'No, Mattle, noj
it ain't anything else on earth I'd take
it for. It's the only time she'll ever
graduate,' says your pu, 'and let her
have tho good o[ it and look nioe as the
rest. See here, Stella, ilon't you begin to
snifile, there's your pa this minute���he
Mrs. Battles dressed her face ln determined radiance, as example, before she
opened the door. Battles came home by
���Imply mounting the stairs, the grooory
lieing in the lloor below. His daughter
thought how light Ills step used to sound,
und how bis whistle of the last poular
air always used to precede him. Now, the
only sound was of a step that dragged
But he was trying to smile as he entered.
Buttles was a short, rotund, little mun,
who made his round face the rounder by
two scraps of sandy whisker on his jaw.
He wore those because Harcourt T. Wells,
on whom as man and merchant he
formed himself, always wore side-whiskers. He had a freckled face and very
faint eyebrows and white teeth that
Unshed whon he smiled, and his eyes
were rather wide apart, giving an expression of open-heartedness and frankness. When ho spoke, his voice was low
and pleasantly modulated; but were he
tickled Into laughter, tho mirth rolled
out of him in loud, whole-souled peals.
That day Stella wondered when she
beard her father laugh. She wished hor
mother had not said: "I've some good
news for you, pal" She caught tho instant gleam of his eyes and the falling
of his face at tlie end of the sentence;
and although he kissed Stella most tenderly and Baid in the heartiest way,
"That ls good news; I'm proud of you
daughter; ami how many in the class,
twenty-five, mother? Well, Weill" still
Stella felt that the news that he had
hojied to hoar wus different. In a minute
ho added: "WaHn't that Mrs. Leroy I
saw coming here tills morning? What did
she s:iy about the strlko?"
"Sho said Ijoroy was cum Ing in to see
you this afternoon, but she wanted you
not to say so to any ouo. She said they
had a meeting last night, but���" "Did
thev declare the strike off?" asked Raoe,
Mrs. Unities shook her head. "They
voted Hurry down. It was that Bellalr,
Tho men do be bo taken with his talking!"
"Then there's no show of the strike's
ending," said Battles. He gulped down
something and drank hia scalding hot
coffee until tho tears camo; but be made
so pour a pretence of eating that his
wife cried at him presently, saying that
he ate no more than a sparrow, and she
was discouraged to cook.
"Well, I'm sick." said Race, his
gloomy eyes on his saucer; "what I see
makes me sick. Johnny O'Brien's baby
died this morning, and Johnny made a
kind of coffin for it out of some boxes I
let him have And Rhodes gave him some
white paint. To think of how Johnny
used to set and talk about that baby.
And he oouldn't even buy lt a casket 1
And tbe Wheelans, they ain't got shoes
on their feot, and the Jcnners have sold
their cabinet organ; lt makes me sick to
stand there behind the counter and hear
such things. Besides���I got an offer for
tho horse and wagon, and I guess I'll
have to let them go." He was uneasily
aware of tho consternation on the women's faces in spite of his stare at his
plate. He went on, desperately: "Nor
that ain't all; I'll have to send Danny
"Oh, fatherl" cried Stella, "Poor
Danny he's so stupid He'll never get
another job, and he's so willing and
"And what will his grandmother do,
Horace Battles?" orled his wife.
"I don't know," snid Race. "It's got
to this, ma; we're llko folks on a Bhlp-
wreok, we're only trying to save our-
r?lves. I can't even raise the 95 a week
fur Danny's wages; It's all I. oan do to
pull through with my own skin whole.
Thoy   do  say   that   there's a  oarload of
attr men coming; In that case the men
will have to git out of town, and there
ain't much chance of me collecting ui y-
thlng on the aocounts, for what with tne
8xpense of moving and all, they'll be all
broke up, every mother's son of them. I
don't see any way outl"
"Well, I guess we shan't starve 1" said
Mrs. Battles; "but that Swede family
round the oorner, they fairly ain't got
enough to eat���and seven children undor
twelve���It's awful; I oouldn't help send
lu j them in some stew; I put in lots of
potatoes and onions, and steamed over
some hunks of bread, so the meat went
a long way. Why, Raoe, those children
glared at the dish���like wolves I I think
that Bellalr ought to be hung." At tbe
beginning of the fight lt had been Cochrane to whom Mrs. Battles hnd wished
a felon's doom; but the good woman
ohanged front with an unruffled conscience, meaning only good wili towards
her neighbors.
"I'm glad you took them ln something. I wish you'd take the O'Brlons
ln a bite, if you can fix lt so thoy won't
"You don't mean they are at that
pass I"
"I don't know when any of us will
get there," groaned Race, pushing his
chair baok and making for the door. But
at the door he oame back. "Don't think
I ain't pleased and proud at what
you've done, Stella," said he, his hand
on her shoulder. "And It's a great com
fort to know that oome what may you've
got your education."
"Oh, pa, I wish I oould help you!"
oried Stella, with a ohoke ln her throat.
He kissed her, hut something ln his own
throat prevented his answering; and so
he went heavily down stairs to the shop
and Danny.
The clerk was only a lumpish boy, at
whom the customers wen continually
girding because he made so many mistakes; but he had a* kind of dogged
honesty and faithfulness that Race
valued, and be was the sole support of
an old grandmother, who prayed for the
Battles every day. Danny looked up at
Race's step with the glimmer of a smile;
he had cleaned the molasses oorner and
waited for the grocer's surprise. But
Raoe did not see the humble offering of
toll, he was plunging at his business.
"Danny, I've got something to say to
you,'' he began, as if primed for a reproof, and he ended with the bald statement that he should have to dismiss the
lad at the week's end, It waa a great
relief to have Danny merely say, "Ves,
sir. I know times are hard." But It waB
less of a relief to see the muscles of his
neck moving as he hastily walked off,
and to be sum that he had been crying
when- he oame buck, No one came into
the store. Race looked out on the street
and sat drearily conning over his own
plight. His heart was like lead. He could
look out and see the tidy little yards ami
the windswept macadam and the men
Bitting idly on their steps for the most
part, albeit a few were patching up their
sheds or fences and some lawn mowers
were rattling through the llttlo front
yards. A stranger would have noticed
only a protty, shady street, but he saw
the empty window where the Jenners'
oablnet organ had stood, and he remembered how Ned Mueller hnd meant tu
paint tbe house, which stood dingy
brown and would wait a long time now
for the paint-brush. He felt not only hit
own nnxiety and pain, but tho smother
of all the misery about him. A wagon
dashed round tbe corner, a large truck
drawn by two great Norman bays with
shining harness. Thn letters on the side
jumped at his eyeB���"Harcourt X. Wells
& Co." How many, many times had he
watched wagons like those fruin thn
corner with almost the luxury of pro
prletorshlp. "Gettin' richer overy day!"
ho would chuckle to himself, and plod
along, beaming. Now hts heart contracted
at the Bight and the feeling that* he no
longer could exult in Wells' grandeur as
ln something part his own. Wells hnil
been tho grocer's hero, worshipped from
his business principles to ills whiskers.
The times when Battles would cull to
pay for his groceries were proud moments
to him. He would saunter into the great
store, nodding here and ' there to the
clerks, who all know him, and ask, in a
careless voice, "Old man in?"���just as li
he had not ohosen tho hour of tho day
most likely to seo Wells in his office.
Then he would puss the card of "No
Admittance," cocking his eye at it as he
passed, and trusting that there was some
stranger present to view his confident
entry, and walk up to the head of the
firm's desk with "Well, here I am again,
Mr. Wells." It was a standing joke that
Wells should Bay, "After an extension,
Race, I suppose"" and he should answer,
"After a reeipt in full, I guess." They
always both laughed, and then would
follow n chat of a few moments. Mr.
Wells' opinions on matters of political
moment were sure to get the best circulation ln Race's giving. "Well, I wus
talking with Harcourt T, Wells and he
snid," eto. Thus would tho words of the
oracle be repoated over Race's counter.
Wells, having no honorary title���a secret
grief to hiB admirer���Race always gave
him his name ln full; lt was never
"Wells" or "Mr. Wells," but always
"Huroourt T. Wells." lt goes without
saying that Wells' politics were Race's.
That he would evor oppose Harcourt T.
Wells was a catastrophe too awful for the
follower's Imagination to compass. And
hero ho was In the thick of it. "But I
oouldn't do no different 1" groaned Haco,
sinking his head on his hard palms. "I
couldn't go back on tho boys."
Honry Leroy, presldont of tho Falrport
Labor Congress and foreman In the foundry of tho Coohrane Plough Company,
was Race's familiar friend. The men in
the works were mostly his neighbors and
oustomers. Where was he to look for custom were he to drivo them away? And
he had the acuter form of sympathy
whioh springs from eye-knowledgo. It is
ono thing to read in the papers that
strikers are suffering, qulto another to
see the sowing-machine of the Sprlggs'
trundled down the steps, and to watch
Dick Spriggs' wife (who always sent a
plate over when sho fried doughnuts) go
baok with her apron to her oyes; or
Johnny O'Brien, who used to Ira full to
wearlncsB of funny stories ulwut his baby,
begging the street commissioner for work
on the sewer that he might pay for the
baby's funoral. Raco not only knew
what deoent, Industrious fellows many of
the Coohrane mon were, ho knuw how,
all winter, the wages had beon pared
and pared until the men were fretted
into a panic, seeing no end. He had
heard ln Swedish, German nnd Irish dialects all about the obnoxiow new
"bosses" and tho uew rules and tne petty
oppressions, born quite as much of ignorance as tyranny. Tho grievances that
piok men's pockots and tho grievances
that nettle their pride���Race got them
all, struggling meanwhile to ever quell
prejudice and resentment with appeals
to prudence and "the women folks and
Ogilvle's Hungarian per 50 lb sack.
Lake of the woods
The following are the prioes of groceries, provisions, etc., as quoted by onr
local dealers. It is the intention of
The Miuer to have these prices corrected every week by trustworthy dealers, so that residents of the city and
others may be informed as to the cost
of living in the city :
Snow Flake por SO lb sack..  ISO
Wheat per ton S2 00@SS00
Bran porton ��i00@28 00
Ground feed per ton  26 (KKalffi 00
Corn(whole)       "         2600@28UU
Corn (cracked)   "         870(K��3O0O
Oais "        800093200
Ontmcal per 10 tbs       Mil    60
Rolled oats (B & Kl  06
Rolled oats (B fe K) 81b saok  40
Hay (baled) per ton  19 00(930 00
Potatoes per 100 lbs    1 004$ 1 23
Beets per lb  21
Cabbtuceperlb....  24
Cauliflower per lb  24
Onions per lb  03
Salmon (smokedl per lb     Ilka    15
Oysters lOlymplan) per qt  80
Oysters (Eastern) per tin  60
Cod per lb  08
Halibutporlb     1249    M
Smeltsperlb     12j*��    16
Farm Produce.
EgRsperdos       26       35
Hutter (Creamery)       25��    60
Butter (Oalryl       20��    25
Cheese (Canadian)       13��   174
Cheese Swiss)      20��    30
Hum (Amerioan) per lb  16
Hum (Canadian) p r lb  15
Bacon (American; per lh  15
Bacon (Canadian) per lb       14��     16
Bacon (rolled) per lb       124��   ">
Bacon (long dear) per lb  124
Shoulders per lb  Kl
Lord per lb  1-4
Beef per lb         8��     13
Muttonperlb       10��    1��
Void per lb       16��    18
Pcrkperlb     124��    16
Spring Chickens each   60
Turkeys per lb       20��    81
Gceseperlb       16��    18
Duokspcrlb            18��    20
Lemons (California) por dol        35��     4(1
Oranges (California seedlings)       40��    6n
Apyles        A���        04
Piiars (BartlotU)       08       10
Pears (small green)       06       08
0:20 a.m.- -Train leaves N. & F. S.
station for Rossland, Spokane and way points daily.
7:00 a.m.���8, S, Nelson leaves for Kuskonook and way points
Monday, Wednesday and
7:15 a.m.���S. S. International arrives
from Kaslo and wny points
daily except Sunday.
8:00 a.m.���S. S. Alberta leaves for
Kaslo and way points on-
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
0:00 a.m.���Train leaves O. P. K. station for Slocan City, daily
except Sunday.
11:00 a.m.���S. S. Kokanee arrives from
Kaslo and way pointsduily
except Sunday.
2:20 p.m.���Train arrives C. P. K. station, from Slocau City and
way points, daily, except
4:00 p.m.���S. S. Kokanee leaves for
Knslo and way points,
daily, exce; t Sunday.
4:45 p.m.���S. S. International leaves
for Kaslo and way points,
daily exoept Sunday.
5:35 p.m.���Train arrives N. & F. S.
station, from Spokane,
Rossland and way points,
daily,   .
6:30 p.m.���S. S. Nelsou, arrives from
Kuskonook, and nil way
points, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
0:40 p.m.���Train leaves C. P. R. station for liulisoii, RonkIiiimI.
and all Main Line points,
0:00 p.m.���S S. Alberta arrives from
Kaslo and way points, on
Monday, Thursday and
10:30 p.m.���Train arrives C, P. II. Station, from all Main Line
points, Rossland and Roll-
son, daily
Steam tugs Kaslo, Angi'i'oiiii, Hnl
Star, Hercules., Surprise and others
ply on Kootenay lake to ui.il from Nel
son, but have no regular times of arrival and depi rUirc.
Transportation Compnnles are requested lo
glvo notice lo the Miner of uny alterations in
lhe time of irrival und departure from Nelson
>������������������������������������������������������������������������ 4+M
For One Cent a Word?
You can find a bttyerfor " Any
Old Thing " if you advertise.
Classified Advertisements.
All advertisements In this column aro  T
1 cent a word each Insertion.   No ad-   T
V vertisemont taken for less than 25 conts.   X
��� �����������������������������+���������������������������������������������������������
|   Office Diaries and   1
*        Calendars        ,*,
Thomson Stationery Co.
I k HUG!
The only Decorators in
All   orders    promptly    attended   to.
|C. D.J. Christie*
A   3 Boomed and a 1 Roomed
The   Dominion   Permanent
Loan Co.
Advance  money  at terms to
suit borrower, *
0. D. J. Christie,   Agent :
Twenty yOiirh* exc liencu in mining.
Thorough   knowlitigo of  mlncid  of   British
Columbia.   Terms Hi usonuble.
718 NEL80N, B. C
NOTICK    IS    HEREBY    GIVKN    thut
Charles Newton Owen nndThotnaaBtev-
ennon of Iho city of Kntdo in tho province of
Mrilish ('oluniliiii, furniture Dealcrn, have hy
deed bearing date tbe eighteenth day Of October,
18!t8,R8��lgnea all tbelr real and pergonal properl y
except ok therein mentioned to Frederick h
Archer of tho said eity of Kaslo, trader, in trust
for the purpose of paying and satisfying ratably
or proportionately and without preference tr
priority, tho creditor! of tho said Charles Now.
tou Owen and Thomas Sloven son or of cither
of them, l heir just debts,
The said deed was executed by tho said
Qharlea N^wtOtl Owon and Thomas Stevenson,
the assignors.fflnd tbn snid Frederick K. Archer
tho trustee, on the 10th day of October 1898, and
(he said trustee bas undertaken Iho trusts
created by the said deed.
All persons having claims against the said
Charles Newton Owen and Thomas Stovenson.
nr either of tliem, must forward anil deliver n��
lhe snid trustee at. Kaslo, H. C full particular*.
��>f their claims duly verified together with particulars of security, if ony, held by thom,
on or beforo the 17thday of November, l8Jt8.and
all persons indebted to Uio said Charles Now-
ton Owen and TnohiosBtovensoh or either of
hem ftto required to pny the amounts due hy
hem In the Rittd trustee forthwith. After Mie
:.ai't 17th day ��;f November, I8ii8, the trustee
will proceed to distribute Iho assets of Iho said
estule among the parties entitled thereto, hav-
ing regard only to ihe claims of whieh he shell
I hen  liave had notice,
A mooting of the creditors of tho said
Charles Newton Owen a d Thomas Stevenson
will ho held at the promises lately occupied by
them on Front sireel, Kaslo. ft. C. at 2.00
o'cloek p. m. nn Wednesday, tho Itlh day of
November, IHiW. for tho giving of directions
with referonoeto Mnt disposal of the estate.
Cameron Building,
A Avenue, Kaslo, R.O.
Pol lottors for tho 1'iustee
Dated the 18th day of Ootobor, 1SW.
MUSIC t,K8S0N8. - On piano   onrnn   or
foliar, by Mrn. W. J. Antler, Robnon utreo!
wo doors wont of Stanley.   P. O. Boi 130.
WANTKD���Genoral servant Apply to Mrn.
W. A. Macdonald, Viotoria street, between
Ward and Stanley.
Steamship Lines
From Montreal or Quobec
Beaver Lino- Gallia Nov. 23
Beaver Lino-Lake Ontario Nov.26
Dominion Line���Scotsman Nov. 10
Allan Line��� Laurentian Nov 19
From St John
Dominion Line���Vancouver Nov. 30
Allan    Line���Parisian Dec.  7
From New York
White Star Llne-Germanlc Nov. 23
White Star Line-Teutonic Nov, 30
Cunard Line���Umhria. Nov. 19
Cunard Lino���Lucania Nov. 26
Allan Stato Line���State of Nebraska Dec. 2
Anchor Line���Anchoria   Nov. 19
American Line���St  Paul  .Nov23
Cabin, $4fi.OO, $50, $bu, 170 $80 and upwards.
Intermediate, VW.fiOaml upwards
Steerage. $22.50 aud urns ards,
passengers ticketed through to all points i'i
Great Britain or Ireland, and at specially low
rates to all parts of thc {European conti lent,
Prepaid passages arranged from all pointi
Apply to SEO.   s,   BEKH,    City   Ticket
Agent. Nelson, or to,     WILLIAM StlTI
55?|   Goneral Agent, C.P.H- Offices. Winnipeg.
of our Clothing is generally sufficient to
make a life long customer.
Wi don't offer our goods below cott,
because we have no desire to lose
money. We sell at prices which are
sufficient to pay for good material and
good workmanship. The size and variety of our stock enables us to please a
customer both as to style and fit. In*
deed we are particular on theBe points.
We rather lose a sale than permit unsatisfactory garments to leave the
These values cannot be surpassed.
- - J. A. GILKER - -
0^ Groceries, Crockery and Glassware   ~>��
A Full Line of Fancy Toilet
Soaps of all standard orands
If you want a sweet-scented healthful soap at a reasonable
price you will make no mistake by buying it here.
W, F. TEETZEL & CO. Nelson, B. C,
All   Communications relating to British Columbia business
to be addressed to P. O. Drawer 505, Nelson, B.C.
J. Roderick Robertson,
s. s. fow^^T     NELSON. B.C.
Mining Engineer    J m
WANTED-Qen'Sral ��rvant.   Apply Mre. P.
E, Wilson, Slltoa St., next door to Dr. Hall.
Stewart's Heaters
A carload of Coal Heaters direct from
the Factory   arrived  on Friday.
Lawrence Hardware Co'y.
Victoria Street - NELSON, B. C.
Sterling Silver Manicure Sets
With Irom 6 to 14 Pieces ������������.
Plain and Amethyst Seta
Hand Mirrors, Hair Brushes, Bonnet and Cloth Brushes,
Curling' Tongs, Razor Strops, Combs, Shoe Horns, Darning
Balls Baby Toilet Sets with Brush, Comb and Rattle and
Brush, Comb and Puff Box, Gentlemens' Travelling cases with
Strop, Razoi and Shaving Brush, Silver Military Brushes in
A Great variety of Sterling Novelties. Though
Sterling the prices are Low and much lower tharj
can be had anywhere else,


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