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 ?^55Jr_^^S?f^SS  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  *2!_Sp*S  ''.V v^?irf!'^_i vwfl  2^^tfK5i'��_  ri  I  1  1.5  1  .  ��  _  1*5  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  MONDAY MORNING OCTOBER 1  1900  PRICE FIVE "CENTS &M  ELECTIONS ONJNJBEAT BBITAIN  The Gity of Birmingham Remains Loyal to Chamberlain  and Returns Six Unionists by Acclamation.  New   York, September  30.���In  regard to the political campaign, I.  N. Ford, London correspondent of  the Tribune, cables  his paper this  morning as follows: "Elections held  in uncontested boroughs give the  Unionists a strong lead, but do not  offer a clear indication of the trend  of public opinion.   Mr.   Chamberlain, Mr. Ritchie, Mr. Windham and  .   sir Henry Fowler arc among, the  candidates returned without opposition. " Six Birmingham seats were  '    carried  by the Unionists without  resistance,   the   polling   being   reserved in the seventh for Thursday.  Mr, Chamberlain is master of the  situation on his own ground, having curried Birmingham with  him  out of the Liberal party, and kept  it behind him.  .The Unionists have gained the  seat in York whiohtsir Frank Lock-  wood earriedin 1895, and which-was  won by a narrow majority by lord  Charles-Beresford iu a bye-election.  The Unionists have been boasting  that they would capture all but two  of. the London seats, John Burns  has been making a vigorous canvass  in Battersea, and not repudiating  his record as a consistent opponent  of the war, but the other Liberal  candidates have been less energetic.  On Saturday night, a mass meeting at St. James Hall was planned  for the purpose of imparting courage to the Liberals in the metropolitan districts, .and sir Henry  Campbell-Bannerinan was 'summoned from Scotland as the chief  speaker. The hall was crowded  witlTa good-humored holiday audi-  enceV-*eager * to. applaud any hard  Afec, _'or > laugh at any pleasantry.  ^JThe Liberal. leader, j.averf a^_ most  effective exhibiti6ri>'ol' the1 Tactics"  of the opposition." He began  by, explaining the " causes of  Unionist depression.   The ministers  - were conscious of having ordered a  discreditable manoeuvre in dissolving parliament on a depleted register, and run tremendous risks in  demanding a special demonstration  of confidence when.they had failed  to deserve it, especially in South  Africa where only the skill of the  generals and the-bravery of the  soldiers had pulled them through.  He next made an incisive reply to  Mr. Chamberlain's defense of the  publication of private letters  of members - of parliament. He  disclaimed sympathy with the  views of Mr. Labouchere and  Dr.   Clarke,   and   described   Ellys  .^letter as harmless but, apart from  "-v-the contents of the captured cor'res-  ; pondence, he denounced the publi-  cation of private letters by a gov-  ernment department for partisan  ends as a discreditable act, for  which there were no precedent for  two hundred years. He described  Mr. Chamberlain's act as a breach  of honor, and a breach of law, and  remarked that any one in private  life who ventured to publish private letters would bo flouted  out of society. These hard  blows delighted the audience  which clearly wanted to direct  the attack, upon Mr. Chamberlain.  - The Liberal leader then took up  lord Rosebery's -programme of domestic reforms, and advocated the  housing of the working classes  through special legislation, increased transit facilities at the expense of the land owners, practical  temperance reform and an .enlargement of the scope of the national  system of education.. The Liberal-  speakers are following a judicious  line of their own, saying little  about   South   Africa,   and7 taking  "their cue fron^ lord Rosebery and  laying   stress -upon/ domestic ['re-;:  .'/,''forms/''./���'.���..,_ .V '������'���'���s -,:���:   ���::": v'.'.'  The excitement is rising in the  /working districts, for lord George  Hamilton'has been nearly mobbed  in attempting to address" ,a: hostile  , audience. Mr. Burns opponent in  Battersea   has    abandoned public  ^peieehes,/Oldham is in >a ferment,  ana "Labouchere is attended by a  swarm of noisy admirers who will  riot allow anyone to say. aught  against him.  ~; The vetern philospher, Herbert"  ; Spencer, who has contributed  to  the canvass a curious parallel- be-  ,.   tween the outLonders and the Eng-  -7 inl>; people hetovetlie passage of  the reform bill, lives almost in solitude at Brighton, and spends his  days in looking dreamily seaward.  His body has shrunk und withered  until he resembles a mummy, but  his senses are keen. He reads without glasses and hears the, faintest  whisper. His mind is also as clear  as it ever was, although he suffers  from insomnia and bodily ailments.  He complains that a recent visit  from a friend put him back-for two  months, and that people worry  when he sees them. So completely  has he passed out of the current of  life that his letter has been like a  voice from the tomb, but he retains  to a remarkable degree, in old age,  his interest in politics, social questions and philosophy.  The   effects vof    the    prolonged  strain of excitement over the war  in South Africa are" revealed iu the  conduct  of the  general elections.  They are evidences of nervous irritability and flightiness of mind on  all sides.   The leader of the opposition has come dangerously near  giving   Mr.   Chamberlain 'the   lie  direct/arid the ministers themselves  seem stale and not in goodforra for  an   appeal to  the electors.     The  Union press is fidgeting over ways  and means of rallying the Imperialists when in   reality' there is no  cause for alarm on that score.   The  imperialists are rallying, but not in  a single political camp. - They have  raised their standard at the Liberal  as  well as at the Unionist headquarters, and have obtained control 'of both parties.'~ Meanwhile  the Unionist press is clamoring for  a reconstruction of the cabinet,.a  definite program of, army  reform,  and even the restoration of public  confidence.in  the efficiency of the  fleet.   -        --"-'"  1 Lord Roberts has been nominated  ���for�� secretary of'war by'one *of -the  leading journals, and lord Salisbury  is warned by his most loyal supporters, in the press that the country needs a positive assurance that  the old cabinet gang must be turned  out, new men put into right places,  and the military and naval services  organized,- not for peace,-but for  effective warfare.   These vagaries  of  judgment   are   signs  that the  country   has   been   upset   by the  pressure of excitement over Sou tli  Africa,    and    that    sober-minded  Englishmen   are   nervously'  overwrought.     Lord Salisbury's mentors,   however,   may   spare  themselves the trouble of insisting upon  the reconstruction of the cabinet.  The   result   is   inevitable.      Lord  Salisbury, like other old men, dislikes to break away from associates  of long standing, but he-has few  intimate'friends in the cabinet, and  has a high sense of public obliga-  tionr^The^changes-!!!- the~cabiriet"~  are   forced   upon   him   by   public  opinion and by the preferences of  overworked   ministers   for   retirement.     Lord   Lansdowne will be  transferred   to   the foreign   office  after the elections, and lord Salisbury will coach him on the China  question.     This is the result generally   expressed in the   diplomatic  circles.       -   GOOD NEWS   FOR BOXERS  They May Now Escape.  New York, September 30.���Isaac  N.Ford cables the Tribune, from  Londou, this morning, as follows :  " Dispatches from Berlin at midnight. indicate = that7 the Gernmn  government is prepared to .waive  its demand, that punishment of the  guilty mandarins shall precede  peace negotiations in China. This  action withoutdqubt is due to intimations from lord Salisbury that  he was riot prepared to support the  proposal. Both Germany and England are therefore making a close  approach to the position of the  United States."  Sir Aid red Gaselee, the; British  commander, lias gone to Tien-Tsin  to inspect the British troops <there,  Friction between the British and  Russians over the railway continues, each party seizing arid  guarding. small sections. The repairing is unsystematic, and the  completion of the work very indefinite.  in  the steamer and Were unable to  reach the unfortunate man,  .   Eockhill'a New Mission.    .  Pekin, September   27.���William  Woodville Rockhill,; special commissioner of the United States left  Pekin with a- cavalry escort today  for. Tien-Tsin. He will visit Nakin  and the Yang Tse valley,' examine  affairs-, there- and advise- the viceroys.ito memorialize the throne,  urging the return of the court to  Pekin.    -./ 7. ''''"/      "  - It Will Mean Reform.  London, September 30.��� Although the fact that the appointment of lord Roberts as commander-in-chief has been known, the  announcement  is   hailed   by  the  NONPAREIL'S CREW SAVED  Rescued by the Gloenbil.  New York, September 30.���The  British ship Gloenoil, which arrived  from Alexandria "and other points  in the Mediterranean, brought into  port twenty-three shipwrecked seamen, taken from the British ship  Nonpareil    on    September    23rd.  Their   vessel   foundered    shortly  after they abandoned her.     Captain   Hatfield,   on   his   arrival   at  quarantine, reported that his ship  sailed from New York on September 10th, bound for Sourabia, Java,  with a full cargo of case .oil.   Two  days after leaving Sandy Hook a  strong southwesterly wind sprang  up and soon increased in force and'  hauled to west by south and assumed'  the proportions of a hurricane. AH"  the sails were taken iri except two  lower topsails, which were 'set to  steady the vessel, as there was an  exceedingly   heavy -sea    running.  Frequently tons of water fell" upon  the deck, doing considerable damage   to  the   fittings," and   finally  throwing the vessel on her beam  ends.   The Nonpareil remained in  this position and all efforts to right  her, were   unavailing.   The   storm  continued Until Thursday, the 13th,'  at noon, and then moderated.  _ The sea, however," continued to  run very high, and there .was unsettled   arid   rough weather. ,  On  Frid^y,��the 21st, the storm" against  'bnrsJ; violently upon the ship,_ aud  the sails were blown away.    The  Nonpareil took severalheavy lurches  to starboard and settled down on  her beam ends and failed  to right  herself.   The seas which swept over  the vessel washed-' everything from  the decks, filled the dockhouses and  smashed the cabin skylights.    The  cabin was filled with water to the  deck.-- The* wheelhouse with compasses and many other valuables  were washed overboard.  "The ship filled herself dowfi^* to  the starboard poop.. The. ventilators and two boats on the starboard  side were washed away "during" the  night. The boats on the port side  ^eji-e^s.^yejin^and^render-d^jiseless/  and the part which was 'wSs&edto  the main deck on the starboard  side broke adrift, carrying the bolts  with it. Another spar on the  house was also wrenched, leaving  large holes in the decks which were  constantly flooded by th'e sea.   -  At 1 o'clock in the morning of  Saturday, the 22nd, the ship\was  lying at an angle of 40 degrees, and'  the crew were in constant danger  of being washed overboard. The  chief officer and several men were  injured during the trying times of  the past few days. The cabin was  filled with water and no place was  to be had to care for the injured.  The main and mizzen 'topmasts  were/ ordered down but did not  right'the ship. The gale continued  and a high cross sea pre'  vailed on the 22nd. The ship was  lying on" her starboard side, and  nothing could be seen but the port  bulwarks,f_ind-alHiope-of- saving-,  her was gone. At 3:30 in the afternoon the smoke of a steamer was  sighted, and as she came nearer she  sighted the wreck and started toward it. The steamer proved to be  Glengoil bound to New York. She  sent a boat and took off part of the  men, the injured being sent first.  AU had to jump overboard and  were hauled into.. the boat  by a rope. When the boat  returned to tho Glengoil it was  stove alongside, but its occupants  were safely handed on ; board the  steamer. Another boat was sent  and made two trips successfully.  The last trip was made after dark,  and when she went alongside of the  steamer, F. George, one of the boat's  crew, got crushed on the gunwhale  and was washed overboard and  lost.' The men./ were all  much exhausted, and struggling  the water in the effort to board  "vr-  Unionist partyas a pledge that the  army reorganization will be carried  out in the most 7en'_ctive ���manner.  It was beginning to be recognized  that something was needed to give  strength to the Unionist campaign.  Accordingly,'semi-official announcements are out that George Wyndham," parliamentary under secretary of state for war, in his speech  at Derby tomorrow eveniug will  outline the government's scheme of  army reforms, arid "that the war  office is arranging.with lord Roberts for the return'of a large portion of the army in South Africa.  INCREASED WAGES OFFERED  To the Strikin^'.'Miners.  Philadelphia, Sejflember. 30.���  An offer of -an increase" of' 10 per  cent in miners' wages was today inaugurated by'"the ..Philadelphia &  Reading Coal & Iron Company/ It  is expected by the operators that  this increase in wages will.be satisfactory to the men1, and they believe that many of the strikers will  take advantage of the offer and"  return to work. Mining operations  will in this event be' given* an impetus,; and tho. operators- expect  there will then be a gradual resumption until the collieries'" wili again'  have their full .comple'rnerit- of^em-'  ployees._ Whether^thfefmmers/jwill  accept the offer can'nibt-be.f^Fetbld^  __ ���     1   _i_"    - __����������� ���^���"J_^_S_C>t-',, - *>  SHAN HAI KWANG SEIZED  Situation Still Puzzling.  London, October 1.���Beyond a  sheaf of imperial edicts, which  threw into worse confusion the  complicated Chinese situation,  there is little in today's news to arrest attention. From Shang-Hai  comes an unconfirmed report that  the allies have seized Shan Hai  Kwang.  All the news with regard to the  edicts emanates from Shang-Hai.  According to these advices, in addition to the edict ordering grand  councillor Kun King to' offer obla-_  tion before the coffin of baron von  MM BIFLEM WEBE SKIMEIt  -��� �����     _���  * * _-  In the Finals at the Ranges on Saturday Visiting Teams  Won All Three of the Important Matches.  , Saturday was the liveliest day of  the year at the rifle ranges. It was  the concluding day of the Rifle  Association's matches and saw a  large attendance of-marksmen .with  keen competition iri all the matches.  .The Tribune's prediction^with re-'  gard'to .the. visiting^rifleruen ' was  were  tonight  Whitewater,'^ September 30.  ���[Special to Tiie.Tribune.].!All  the employees -of the Whitewater miue and mill.were called  out this morning by. the*White-"1  water Miners Union, as tiie  result of a dispnte^over timber-  men's wages," and the whole  force, both Pinion-;and ^non-'  union men, complied, causing a  complete shut down.},    .._/  "_____\5 l   >   *i wu_��  .Si  \. 33  ..32  .32  ^.32  '��.32  'y.ni  ..30  30  .. .31)  . 29  ...__  . 28  .   28  cup and $8  7  5  4  3  2  nataflM__-��_��^M  SHIPPING 50 TOWS PER DAY  < Sullivan Will Slake A Mine.  The Sullivan mine at Kimberley  is shipping 50 tons of clean- ore  daily to the Trail smelter. On  September 10th the company got  its ten drill Rand compressor working smoothly, and- the output of  the property was doubled. Fifty  men are employed at the Sullivan,  all on development.. The shipments  are confined to ore,taken out in the  course of development, .although  the drifts are somewhat wider than  would be the case .under ordinary"  circumstances.- On the inclined  shaft now being sunk-ore, is constantly encountered' to the depth  ofOO feet which is as-far as the  sinking-hasprogressed  The company is now constructing  ore bins, a new bunkhouse, a larger mess house and other buildings.  It is expected that the shipments  will be increased to 75 tons daily.  The percentage of concentrating  ore on the property is a fifth of the  output, and this is being stored on  the dumps in anticipation of 'the  construction of a concentrator.  Eventually an aerial tramway or  railroad spur will be run to the  mine to facilitate shipping. Charles  H. Wolfe, of Spokane/ manager of  the Sullivan, was'in theicity yes-,  terday.    The property recently bonded in  the Slocaii by T. .G. Procter was  the Silverton Boy, not the Slocan  Boy as was inadvertently stated on  Saturday. The property includes  two claims adjoining the Emily  Edith and excellent showings of  ore have been foundjalthough-.work  is scarcely well under way as yet.  The TRiBUNEis in a/position to  announce that the representative  of foreign capitalists has secured  the May and Jenny mineral claim  on Forty-nine creek arid will proceed at once/ with ^development.  The nariies of; the purchasers and  further, details jof/the transaction  will be announced in a day or two.  The May   antL Jenny is. owned  t_  u 1 1 __.!       _,' _   -,.     ,. -_i borne-out.   The   outsiders    ��.__.  Ketteler, and the edict  directing I ,      ,.  s       , ,     a .     -  thatLiHung'Chang's entire plan I ^1^?.^ hL 5^l_\_leL*-    ���1  be followed iu regard to the punishment of the princes and high ministers of  state responsible for the  anti-foreigu outrages, and the decree , ordering that funeral honors  be paid in Pekiri and Tokio to the  rernains of' Sugi Yama Akira, the  murdered chancellor of the Japanese  legation, Emperor Kwan Su   has  addressed  'further   letters - to "the  Czar and the Mikado renewing his  request" for their aid in the peace  negotiations."        ' , J '  ��� Various opinions are'expressed as  to 'the 'importance of  the   edicts.  The   Shang'Hai" correspondent   of  tjlie   Morning   Post   says':     "The  severe .''punishment    ordered    by  e^mperbr Kwan'Su will only mean a  'money fine.-' TheVeJare t'races'of Li  Hung Chang's hand under American  influence in the edicts." "  -. Sjiang-Hai, September 29.���The  Russians 'have -invested   Mukden,  capital   of   the-province   of   Liao  Tung. * Sir   Ernest  Mason   Satow,  recently appointed British minister  to   China,' in.   succession i to u sir  Claude  MacDonald,   ��has^ arrived  here on liis .way to Pekiri.   'Wang  Won Shao, presideht/ofthe' board  of revenne,j who accompanied the  emperor and-'empress' .regent in  their flight from Pekin,, says in;a  letter received here tha|n/their;  riiajesties, suffered* great -.hardships',  "h��Lvirig.8ca"rcely.-Any3d^  'days.*** ".They h'^d'tbTpMe^oTi^caiiielB^i  arid were almost'deserted by their  followers. As the country through  whicli they travelled was being  devastated by Lung Hn Hsiang's  troops, they were unable to obtain  even necessaries, aud they saved no  valuables.  Tien-Tsin, September 28," via  Shang-Hai, September 30.���Orders  from Washington directing the  withdrawal of the bulk of the  bulk of the American troops were  received this afternoon, and preparations to comply were begun immediately. General Chaffee is here  directing the movement, which will  commence at the earliest possible  moment. It is understood that the  plan .contemplates leaving a regiment of infantry, a,squadron'of'  cavalry and a battery of artillery  in Pekin, to protect American interests, and the remainder of the  7troops-will-proeeed-to-Manilar^   The allied commanders have decided to dispatch a combined land  and naval expedition to Shan Hai  Kwan, on the gulf of   Liao Tung,  known range on the/first day, but  on Saturday the visitors were very  much in evidence and carried off  the honors in the-three most important matches. The Nelson men  did not, as a rule, shoot as well as  at practice, this being particularly  the case in the team matches when  two members ''of the crack home  team scored a' miss apiece. The  shooting, as a whole was better'than  on Friday. The weather conditions  were about the same/ *  , The opening eventfwas the Tram:  way Match, open to all'members of  the association,'cup presented-by  .the"- Nelson - Tramway-/ company,  seven shots at 500 (yards,-possible  score 35.   The scores were: " ,  '"' ' "   Points.    ' Prize.  A. Grant   .T. DrTlnkiBs ..:....-   Dr. Hall...:   D. McKay   R. Smith (Rossland)   ...  W. Harp (Rossland). . ..  T. Plckard (Revelstoke).  J. McKenzie   A. McQueen (Kaslo) ... .  XV. J. Uavenpoit (Kaslo)  F. It. Stewart...     .'....  1\ R. A-chbald   ,A. Carrie   ^L. Gobey .... '.-.   This 'was foi lowed "by' the Corporation match, seven shots at 000  yards, possible' score. 35 points.  The first prize in-the match was a  fine pair of binoculars, purchased  by the* eity of 'Nelson at a cosfof  $65;'a'nd--$10 in/cash added/' The  event  _Harp  >Ro#  leaving Taku October 1st, the total  force being. 4200. The American  detail has not yet been made, nor  had a decision been reached as to  the naval force. The United States  armored cruiser Brooklyn will probably be the only American warship  in the expedition. The troops will  go by water, and be landed south of  Shan Hai Kwan. They will cooperate with a large Russian cbn-  tingent already on the way. ' The  news of the American withdrawal  created a sensation- among the  representatives of the othor powers  here. 7  Pekin, September 25, via Shang-  Hai, September 30.���At the conference of generals today the Russian  commander, general Linvitch, announced the immediate withdrawal  from Pekin of the .bulk  of the Russian troops and/ the  legation. He will leave on Thursday, September 27tli, and- the  legation will follow on Saturday.  There will remain a uijxed force of  about 2000 to represent Russia. . _���"  Yokohama, September 30.���The  mikado has summoned niarquis Ito  to form a cabinet on the resignation       ._____._  _.���... of the Yamagata ministry.    When  chiefly  by   A. H. Kelly.     'About [ entrusting the task to the new-"pre  '���-���'-'''���'������-���' .- -'I . _��� ��� ,'��� ���1j1_.__ __"_��*_*_-_  $4000 has already1 been expended  in development, aud a goo 1 lead of  free-milling ore is .exposed for over  1000 feet. The government wagon  road now being surveyed on Forty-  nine creek passes at the foot of the  hill on which the/ property is  located.  raier, his majesty said that as affairs  in China were entering upon the  'diplomatic stage the presence of  marquis Ito at the head of the government was necessary.  German and Japanese columns  are operating to the southward  uear the imperial deer park.  Moiiritain  Scores being:  RangpjS3-'"the  W. H^rp (Rossland).  N. T. MacLeod   .  -.  Dr. Hall      A-.Grant ;...  J.' Richardson   R. H. Dickson (Rossland)  'A.'; Carrie   D. McKay   ,W. J:Davenport (Kaslo)  J. D. Tinkiss   D.-O. Lewis   T. D. Pickard   A. J. Dill (Kaslo) 27  The   team   match  Points.   *--  ,       'Prices.  31   Binocular and-StO  Hi  33  33  32'  31  30  211  2D.  21  sola  followed, six  fours entering the Competition. The  <41_$  i-KK*_  SfgBp  *ottI^S  prizes aggregated $50 and the.   ditions Tvere seven shots per man aV^sS?  200, 500 and 000 yards. First morieyr%%|  was taken Jby the Kaslo four,l.A^%  McQueen, W.J. Davenport,,\A��"!&*'*'"  Dill and C.. Moore, who scored^anf  aggregate   of   333.  points.^ ^Thejj,  .Nelson associatioa's.first team^br.^^  "-Hall, N. T. MacLeod, F.R. Stewartt^:  -andH. Bird, were next with-3321^1  points.'' The' association's ; seconds?-'!!  team took third money^ followed by $__%  the Nelson Rifle Company team, the J3fi  Rossland four and the Nelson associ- ^p-i.  a'tion's third team.      0    ,    " >'.i.i��^_r^  The Ladies' match  came   next?^  The lady members of the association'^^,  were qualified to nominate -marks'-3C^5  men to shoot for them,- andf"the1*5||  prizes,  instead,of  being in cash.lS^r  were' scarf    pins,J   bracelets ��� arid']��s��  trinkets.   The  match   was   seveni'^  shots   at   500   yards,; possiblei333p|  points, and resulted as follows :^>4^^^  _     ��_/__''     T~       i \      -'   '       -'">-'       ^POi'__.^^  A.McQueen, Kaslo :.:...-ttM-yKV  A. Grant. " a��-��i*<-._  H. Bird  ,.ztaWk*  ~--:y'- __i_::��fa?v_'��-.  w  ���?M?M:mM  R, H. Dickson, Rossland.. ..."...' .-'  L. Gobey   C.'Moore,'Kaslo. .-   Dr. Ball  ;   R-Strnthera. _..  T. D. Pickard. Revelstoke. :.  XV. Ham, Rossland.'.-.. .T.   W. J. Davenport, Kaslo .-...- .*. .32rfc'  The last event-to be figured-out',^^  was .the*grand aggregate >in'"wluclir%^  prizes were"awarded,"to*- tha..'m'em-iff Jig  bers scoring highest,in"the C. P^RvSpt  Tramway, Corporation and-Ladie_*^;^M.  matches. The 'possible for the "fdur^f ���  matches was.210 points, arid prizes^jyi  were awarded o. follows*^' ' '--'^S'fr^^M  were awarded as follows  Dr. Hall......77.. .."......'.  AV. Harp, Rossland   A.Grant'    ..   ..     ._   H.JBird   A.Carrie .' '....  F. R. Stewart."? :..*:..  R. H. Dickson,' Rossland 7..  T. D. Plckard, Revelstoke!  D. McKay   "....:   .... r. i  , N. TV MacLeod.  Points  .V.-.187  . .'-18_  ..'.183r-  VM81-  ...178 ���'  ...177  "..17i r  ...17-  ...175.���  .175  ftPrlifell|  ^iiolipSi  >X.GbBey/:r,7 -*. ^^^^t^xB^IIjij  ,' The, arra'ugemerits'"for" the^"t"wos^5|  days' shooting' were'- excellent?>a'rid-rv5.l;.  the'fnatches" were fired'quickly:andy��~%1  without 'confusion.^ 'Much8" of *tl_3s7?p  was' due to the energy and; capahle^^l  work of secretary ��� George > &.&$$_  Phillips.- .-  :. -  _.    ; .->'^;f.l  '��� In "the ' report: of " the C. JP."R.~7-aSI  match fired on Friday'the' name of  Alex "Grant,* who won a dollar note,-  points ' out. of ��� 105, was;  with 84  omitted.  KRUGER ANXIOUS FOR PEACE  Steyn Was Obstinate.  < London, September 30.���The ru-  riiors that the British foreign office  has protested against the' removal  of the archives of the Transvaal  government aud the deportation of  -gold���by���a���Dutch-mari-of-war-are-  partially corifirmed. No resistance  is offered to Mr. Kruger's departure, but the British government is  "believed by authorities on international law to be within its right  in demanding a guarantee that'- no  state property of the Transvaal is  included in the baggage of Kruger  and his" followers. The British  fleet has made no attempt since the  outbreak to prevent shipment of  gold by the Transvaal government  from Delagoa Bay.  The shipment of public records  by the Transvaal government may  be prohibited. But it ought to be  as easy for Mr. Kruger's friends to  conceal them on neutral -territory  as it has been to bury big guns  where they could not be found.  No reference has been made in discussions here to the Trent affair,  yet it has a bearing on the case.  Mason and Slidell. had money and  state papers with them when they  were taken prisoners, by captain  Wjilkes. The , British government  insisted upon their immediate release, and their right to sail under  a neutral flag with their state papers and treasure was <.triumphantly  vindicated. The case will be even  stronger if_ a man-of-war be substituted for a packet ship.  London, October 1.���An interesting report comes fromKoomati-,  poort to the effect that Mr. Kruger,  in a letter to his wife, announcing  that lie is going oil a six months'  holiday,������ said iu substance, that  after the capture of Machadodorp  he knew the struggle was hopeless,  and counseled moderation, but that  Mr. Steyn's arbitrary behaviour  overruled his counsel.  SOME BIG HEADS: WILL FALL  it  ,    Empress Realizes' Her Position.'  ".  London,    September     30.���The  Standard's Shang-Hai's correspond-- ir.--^  ent remarks :   " The empress'regent " ���V  now realizes the true nature of the 71"1-  crisis.���After���consulting���the-,era-^^J  peror   she   sumtnoned - the    court '-  dignitaries and, on their assembling. :  while she remained silent, the' em-   -  peror in a loud voice, delivered a .  tirade   lasting . a couple of   hours  against the courtiers.   Then in an  angry -voice   ho   dismissed- them. -  After this the decrees were issued." -  "While   these   have   been   promul- ;  gated,     however,     feverish     war.  preparations are still reported from ,*  Shang-Hai and new appointments  have   been  made   to   the Chinese  army and navy.'  The Chinese official gazette has -  resumed publication, says the Pekin correspondent of the Morning  Post, wiring September 24th, and ~  contains an   order   directing    the *  Pekin officials to follow the court,  unless  their; duties   here prevent  their leaving. .  British looting continues, and the 1  daily auctions are'held at the legations.   This is likely to last "all  winter.   Members of - the nobility _.  are the heaviest losers, prince Ching  iu particular.  Canadians Leave for Home.  Cape Town, September 30.���The  Canadian contingent, m^der major.  .-Pelletier, sailed today on board the  transport, Idaho.    The    people   of  Cape Town accorded them a splen-' '  did impromptu reception, the mayor:  voicing the thanks of the city for*'- -  their brilliant .service.in the field.     ;,  '���'   Lord Boberts Appointed. ' *  London,   September   30.���It   is/  officially'   announced    that   - lord.:"  Roberts has been appointed com  mander-in-chief:  army."   ,  of    the    British "*.  41 2  THE TMBIWE: NELSON B..C MONDAY OCTOBER 1 1900  hudson's bay  company:  INCORPORATED 16T0.  STYLISH  We are showing a nice line  of suitings in VENETIAN  CLOTHS  From $8.50 to  $16 per Suit  THE. NEWEST SHADES OUT.  Also a fine assortment of skirt  lengths, no two alike, Scotch  Tweed effects, Heather Mixtures and checks  From $7.50 to $8.50  /���\ The,Greenwood Miner, is prob-  -ably fairly well posted as to the  Apolitical situation in the southern  --.'portion of  Yale-district.    It says  that the Labor "party should con-  .   sider the question carefully before  placing a candidate in the field.    It  " ' argues that Smith Curtis polled 90  " per cent of the* labor vote in the  ,' provincial   contest last June, and  there is no likelihood of- a Labor  '. "candidate polling more than- 105  i- votes in the Boundary; that in, the  .- three ridings of. Yale, the Martin  '. candidates polled less - than 300  \ votes out of a total vote of 2500 in,  the June election, and a Labor  . candidate could not poll any more  _now.     This ..would give a Labor  member of parliament in the great  constituency of Yale-Cariboo. The  vote polled might be much smallei"  than 2250; might be so small that  the Labor party would not be a  recogni/.ed factor in subsequent  elections. '  It is safe to assume, whatever  action the Labor party takes on  Wednesday next, that neither  candidate Galliher nor candidate  MacNeill will be endorsed. This  would be the sensible position to  take, seeing that a Labor candidate  cannot be elected. The Labor men  should not be drawn at this time.  They should not show their opponents their strength until they know  their own strength.  Nelson has one-sixth the population of Spokane, and Spokane is  credited with having a population  of 38,5000.    In 1800 Nelson,, liad a  population of   less than 200, and  Spokane had a  population of less  than   20,000.      Spokane owes her  wonderful growth since 1800 almost  entirely to the mining districts of  Kootenay.      Had    tho    Cauadian  Pacific Railway Compauy straiued  a point and granted concessions to  Nelsou    that     could    have    been  granted, Spokane would today be a  town, of 25,000 and Nelson a city of  say 20,000.    It is not too late yet to  bring about the change.  The newspaper that.championed  the peddlers, and afterwards took,  up cudgels on behalf of the tax-  evading Chinese,"now favors "the  outside wholesale merchant as  against the local wholesale dealer.  It goes into hysterics over the fact  that wholesale liquor dealers outside the province are required to  take out a provincial wholesale  liquor dealer's-license if they, sell  to others than wholesale liquor  dealers within the province. This  is a provincial law, arid in rio way  interferes with city municipalities.  If the legislative assembly has seen  fit to protect wholesale dealers in  unorganized districts in. the   pro-  candidate less than 500 votes in the  whole of Yale, or less than a sixth  of the voting strength of the district.     The .vote, in LilIooe_t and  Cariboo/where there is no Labor-  party,   would   not  be  materially  affected   by   a. Labor   candidate.  Rossland      and      Trail       might  give , a;,   Labor    candidate    one-  third   of their total  vote," which  was less than 1300 at the provincial  election.    Nelson riding is strongly  against bringing out a Labor candidate, and if one is nominated at  the convention on Wednesday, the  nominee could not poll 300 votes  out   of   the -1000 polled last June.  What is true of Nelson riding.is.  true   of, Slocan,    Revelstoke   and  northeast Kootenay ridings.   There  is   but   one -provincial   riding   in  which the Labor men might have a  .fighting .chance.. With the large  " labor .vote- at. Fernie, ^ Kimberley  and   Moyie,   southeast   Kootenay  might be carried by a Labor candidate.   Summed up on  the basis, as  above outlined, a Labor candidate  would not poll to exceed 400 votes  in Yale district, 50 in the two Lil-  looets, 50 in Cariboo, 400 in Rossland and Trail, 300 in Nelson riding,  300 in Slocan riding, 200 in Revelr  stoke   riding,   100. in    northeast:  Kootenay,   and   350- iri   southeast1  Kootenay; or a total of 2250 votes.-  y_.ud   2250   votes will not elect a  Wilson5'^"  Specially recommended  lor dyspepsia,   .loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  liom  whatever  cause,  nervousness,    _ fevers,  consumption,    malaria  mid general debility.  Women  complain   of  a  tired feeling.   Wilson's Invalid's Port, is immediate  and efficacious, leaving no  ���iai mful effects.  Men will find il particularly valuable-its a resloru-  tIvoanda..strengUicnei" nf  the body and nerve system '  - We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUfi  AND BOOK    c  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  -virice, why is it wrong for city  councils .to protect wholesale dealers  iu cities in the province? Why-  should not the city council of Nelson protect the wholesale dealers in  cigars and the cigar manufacturers  of Nelson if it is within their  power? It is safe to say that the  Kootenaj'- Cigar Manufacturing  Compauy disburses more money  every year for wages than is spent  in Nelson during a year by all the  commercial travelers that come  here from Eastern Canadian and  Coast cities. Wholesale houses  located in Nelson are required to  pay the city $20 a year for the  privilege of doing business in the  city. Then why- should outside  wholesale houses have a like piivi-  lege without the payment of a cent?  The Miner is tho organ of every  cltiss and element that wants to  "do" the city.  Opposed to a Hopeless Struggle.  Sandon Paystreak.  A Labor convention will be held  in Nelson on AVednesday, October  3rd, for the purpose of deciding  whether or not a Labor candidate  shall be nominated to contest the  constituency of Yale-Cariboo-.  Kootenay. Trades and labor councils, labor unions, socialist clubs  and political reform societies from  all parts of the riding will send representatives, and the voice of the  convention should fairly indicate  the sentiments of Labor and Independents in this riding. If this  convention decides to nominate a'  candidate it will be because the  delegates present are satisfied that  a Labor candidate will win. The.  Labor party does not intend to  throw itself off on a hopeless strug-;  gle, and unless the convention finds  reason to believe that a Labor man  can be elected no nomination will  be made.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors.  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local aud coast.  Flooring  local .;nd coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail.  Mouldings  ,   Shingles  Rough and  Dressed - Lumber  ,   of all kinds.  IK1 WnAT YOO WANT IS NOT IN BTOCK  WK WILT, MAKE IT KOK YOU  CALL AND GET PRICKS.  ;&&&j_��'_p3p_&__L;&&&&^_&!&_&&&&^��:'^ i^44^d4��Ji4lJldaa&aA_ta_-&_i_t_S-l^.,  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  to  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  to  to  to  xti  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  MILLINERY OPENING  OCTOBER 3rd, 1900  We'corcffally invite all the ladies of Nelson and neighboring- towns to call at our millinery parlors on the above  date and inspect our stock of fall ancl winter millinery, consisting of the latest Paris and American pattern hats,  arid a very superior assortment of the very latest novelties and most stylish millinery. We also display on our  counters the most select and complete stock of dry goods, furs, mantles,,jackets, suits, capes, dress plaids, ready  made skirts, and suitings ever shown in th_ city. We ask you to specially "examine our prices and see that they  compare favorably with EASTERN PRICES.  REMEMBER THE DATE  0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0t0.0.0*^4L  to  to  iti  to  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  iti  to  to  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  to  iti  iti  to  to  to  iti  to  iti  iti  to  iti  to  iti  to  to  ffl  iti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J. A. Sayward  nALL AND 'LAKE STREETS, NKLSON  3_1 lo SSI Baker Streot, Nelson,  American and European Plans.  MEALS  25  CENTS  Having Purchased  the Business  Of Fred J. Squire, merchant  tailor, Nelson, I intend to  continue the business so as  to keep the patronage of aL  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a share of the general  trade. I am now prepared  to show the latest styles in  all lines of spring goods. A  special line on hand at $25  per suit. All other lines at  low rates. None but Union  labor employed.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Rulldlng, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF -  IIENDRYX AND VERNON STRKETS  _Rough_and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stoc^.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring," Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned "Work, Sash apd Doors.  Special orders-work will receive  prompt attention.  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 91 ���    .     -  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET.'NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot-Air.  Large comfortable  bedrooms and  flrst-olass  dlnlng-roomrSample rooms for oommeroial monr  RATES $2 PER DAY  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   THE  QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  Contractors anil Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  ������".' ���     ' at   :.-.������-..-.  C. 0. Bucha-ian^s  N|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OF THK ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  EVERY   DAY  AT  THB  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHO.ONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  Saw &  Planing IVjills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber,; Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Janibs,; Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets* Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner Ijall aqd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf ���  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  mHORPE & CO., LIMlTED.-Corner Vernon, ,  -���*��� . and Cedar -treeta, Nelsou, manufacturers)^'  of and wholesale dealers In aerated waters and  'fruit syrups.1 Sole agents for Halcyon Springs    _  mineral water.  Telephone 60.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES. .  'C  WF.-TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ���   Josephine street s, Xelson, wholesale dealers In  assayers  supplies.  Agents for Denver-  . Fire Clay Co. 'of Denver. Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY  CIGAR   MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and Hall streets.'Nel  sou, manufacturers of ."Royal Seal" and "Koote' "  nay Bello" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS tc CO.���Baker street, Nolson*,  -'  ���   wholesale  .dealers   In   liquors,, olgars ���  cement, Are brick and'Ore clay, water pipe and"  steel rails, and geueral commission merchants.   ���  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY'S CON-   '  STRUCTIONCOMPANY-WhoIefaled.ul.  ers In telephones, annunciators, bells," batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston'block, Nelson.   4  FLOUR AND FEED..  BRACKMAN - KER "-MILLING   COMPANY '  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.-Straight or-  mixed cars shipped; lo all   Kootenay Points..  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. It.   Mills at Victoria, New \Ve..t- ���  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  rpAYLOR  HOME GROWN  FOR FALL PLANTING  FEED & PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  ���-_ _ street,   Nelson ^George   F.   Motion's _old_  stand),. Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay.and Produce.  Car lota a specialty.  Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26."  lOe  FRESH   JLV/C   C00L  i  The only good Beer in Nolson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streeta.  IV|adden House  Fruit and Ornamental Trees,  Roses, Shrubs, Vines, Bulbs.  Orders dug in ono day; you get it the next. No fumigating or inspection charges. Greenhouse  plants, seeds, agricultural implements, etc. Largest and most complete stock in 'the province. Send-  for catalogue before placing your order*.   No agent's nor commission to pay, "  Eighty Thousand  TO CHOOSE FROM  p.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS Sc   CO.-Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD Sc CO.-Corner Front and  ��� HaU' streets, wholesale' grocers- and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts,' boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries. -       KOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,  LIMITED���Vernon   street; Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nelson, wholesale grocers. '  Baker and Ward  Streets; Nelson  hand,  Large stock of high-class. imported goods  shoulder���the  speoialty of the square  fashion in coats.  A  latest  School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough English, Calisthenics, Musio, German and French if required.   Fall  term coia-  lnnnces 3rd September.  -. For particulars apply to  MI89 PALMER, Josephine Street.  ;e: stook of flrsb-olasR dry. material on  .o a fall line of flash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto. ���������      .  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard.  Food of Hendryx street. Nelson  Telephone. 81 Jofjn Rae, Agent  CDSTELLO'S EXPRESS  ; AND TRANSFER  - Baggage and express moved to any part of. the.  city.   Special attentlou given to heavy teaming.-"  Oflloe corner Viotoria and Ward street-. Telephone 1S3. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.    .  The only hotel In Nelsou'that has remained  under one management slnoe 1890.  The bedrooms are well furnished and lighted  by eleotrioity. -,.- :���--..,    , .  The bar is always stocked by the best dom s-  tlo and imported liquors and olgars.  \  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager 7  . Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors, -  and Cigars. Beer on'draught.���- Large comfort-;  able rooms.   _ Irat-olass table board.    ;  ^EISTEpR^GO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OJ  FINE LAGER BEER,vALE  AND PQRTERv     .  ���WHTI'I'.E]  LABOB; 0__TI_Sr  ___3WCI��LOTrEir).  ADDRESS  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  J  i  Kootenay El^  Electric Fixtures EleetHa Fails  Medickl1- :.:':���,���       .  HOUSTON BLOCK,' '     ;  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson* _f& C.  OUR  ARE  FILTERS  FILTERS  I IT COSTS BUT, one: OEyT|^%SH!__^;  To drop us. a post, card that we may call and give estimates.  Never  have any plumbing done until you nave Been  It saves many dollars,  our: goods and' our - prices.  fruits.   Cold storage. "Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.   JY. GRIFFIN Sc CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   in  provisions,   ourea  meats, butter and eggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets. Nelson/wholesale dealers in hard-,  ware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder-Co.       -       ���        ,   ...-���������.��� :  LAWRENCE -." HARDWARE .'. COMPANY- .  Baker St.; Nelsou, wholesale "dealers lit--  hardware and __lniiig'8upplles, aiid water and ���  plumbers'supplies. ^     ,....;. ,t..7 '  y./'   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.^       .  rpURNER,- BEETON Sc CO.-Corner. Vernon  '*   and .Josephine streeta. Nelson," wholesale  dealers In liquors, olgars aud dry goods. "Agents '  for Pabst Brewing Co. vt Milwaukee and Calgary Browing Co. of Calgary.       -��� ���.--������-;-: ;  ! .      POWDERi CAPS AND^FUSELv<  \   ���  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker;  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,"  sporting, stumping and-black blasting powders,'.'  wholesale dealers lu caps and fuse, and elect rio,.  blasting apparatus.'' "-���';  SASH AND DOORS. 7  NELSON  SAW   AND  PLANING "MILLS.  LIMITED���Corner Front arid HaU streets,':  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  In sash and doors: all kinds" of factory work made  to-order.'----'---������ .��� -"...���-, ���-���'-:  Prompt and regolar  itHlverr u tic tt_d��  Brewery ��t Md��n  OPPOSITE  ' POSTOFF1CK.  STRACHAN BROTHERS. Plumbers.  WINES AND CIGARS^  rjAUFbHNIA WINE COMPANY, UMI-  ^ TED���Corner Front and HaU streets, Nal--  son, wholesale dealei. in wiuQs (caae and btilkT  nmHame-Uo and Imported .Igan.  V__-fK. THE TMBUJtfE:- NELSON B. 0.- MONDAY; OCTOBER.. 1, 1900  vvS_  1890-E8TABLISHED IN NELSON-1090'-  ^^SL} ���?��� 5__T^ ��?��� fl?*^?* "*_. ��� 8^"8t*'����t','^?*SP'^-'''*ST"v**i'�� ^_k v^d_k-*,(  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito &.  iii *��  ���f. w  \to w  $        ���   s  $ $        We are  jjj |    Headquarters  xa |    for Diamonds  xa ��  \it | and  tii ������:       Diamond  tit  ' * -r 1  xa ��        Jewelry  ^1^_  Til.  til  f.  9.  iti  iti  Xii  tii  Xii  tii  JACOB DOVER  The Jeweler  Nelson  WE BELIEVE IN  SMALL PROFITS AND QUICK RETURNS  mt  mi  ���<=r  ���m  1890-ESTABLISH ED IN NELSON-1890  We are  Headquarters  for Diamonds  and  Diamond  Jewelry  JACOB DOVER  _>  The Jeweler  Nelson  WE ARE THE  LEADERS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA  ffl  ffl.  ��S&__  "7*1  'I'.,--ill  ^je Vs*~L  rt  _' si-  ; --* '--ti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ff&l  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl~  ffl-  ffl  ffl.  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BANK OP M0OTBIA1  ���    CAPITAL, all paid up.... $12,000,000.00  >'    BB3ST    7,000.000.00  undivided Profits    427.iso.eo  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon, George*A-. Drummond ....... Vice-President'  E. S. (Jlouston , -. .*. .General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay :  A. H. BUCHANAN,  Streets.  Manager."  Branches. In IjONDON (England)-New York,  CaroAGO, and all the principal 'clued in Canada.  Buy and sell  Transfers.  Grant Commercial  Sterling Exchange and Cablo  and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of'the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  , .CORRKNT_RATH: 0F_INT5.BS__-PAnV-^ =  HAVE HAD AN UP-HILL PULL  '   Difficulties of Sandon Methodists. '  An interesting story of struggles  Vagainst up-hill,odds was told at the  I 'Methodist church yesterday by Rev'-  |,A. M. Sanford in relating-" how the'  big lire affected the Methodists of  I,Sandon.     Prior   to   the   fire  the  .Methodists hod a neat church and  parsonage on the hill, partially paid  t Tor.'   The building was burnt to the  jround whenthecity went up in-  I lames, and the insurance was only  iboufc sufficient to pay the balance  Jvgainstit,   The denomination was  j.hus left without a.:;-place'' of; worr;  I hip  and  the   congregation   was  heavily-'-handicapped by, tbe fact;  J-liat every "member "of'the church!  ]/ith one;.exception; was^ bm'ht put  tlso and had loa^heavilyr-; 777:,  ; The Sandon church had gairitid"  'he distinction of being7 'self-sup--  ortirig^ .with a smaller membersliiiii-  'oil   than 7any   other   Methoclist  ���aurch in. Canada, and the members,  .nmediately^^ turned ;in to repairthe'  j)ss of their' churdhV   No iqtuarters;  ould. be% secured- for a parsoiiage,  nda/'hquse ^as'-first'erectetlvfbr.  he pastor.   Services were resumed"  1 a large tent and this has been  til ized since:   A lot has since been  ��� urchasecHtf a- central' location; for  he hew church, and a fund is being-  aised  to  build.    The-- Miethodist<  onf erence au thorized an appeal tp *  lie denomination - in British  Coir  tnbia for $2000, and -.- an - effort Ji  THE BANK OF  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters-of Credit "on Skaguay, XT. 8.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  being made to secure $1000 with  wliich to proceed. - Rev. Mr. San-  fordspoke twice at the Methodist  church" here" by".invitation of the  pastor'and trustees.  B4ay_Mean__a_Eailway. =���  Fort Steele Prospector.  Iii response- to a telegram received from Mr. Shaughnessy, president of the Canadian Pacific railway, a deputation of the Fort'  Steele"board of trade drove over to  the Junction to meet hiiu. W. R.  Ross, as spokesman for the deputation, asked regarding the proposed  north and south railway.' Mr.  Shaughnessy replied: "When I was  here last year I told you the surveys would probably be made this  year^but the shortage of the wheat  crop of Manitoba and other local  causes have interfered with our  plans. ' The company have been  watching the progress which has  been made since the completion of  the Crow's Nest line, particularly in  the.-Port-.Steele and "Windermere  districts, and I promise you that in  the earlycspriiig ��� specific' and complete surveys will be made of the  route reported on by Mr. Han-  uingtbu.";*.-'". '7  Bad Outlook For Apologists;  -���- -". Toronto Telegram.  The utter failure of Dr. McKechnie's attempt'to stampede Nanaimo  Liberals into a resolution of unqualified approval of the Laurier government augurs ill for the Liberal,  party in British Columbia. The  very grounds upon which.the Liberals of Nanaimo declined- tp q_:':  press its loyalty .to the administration were made light of by followers like'Aulay Morrison, M.P., Hew-  itt^Bostocky M.P., and G. R; Maxwell,-M.P.- It must now be clear  to the Laurier government that tbe  apologetic utterances of these foi-  Imperial Bank of Canada  .     HEAD- OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  S2.500.000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. rt. Wilkie, General Manager.'  K. Hay, Inspector.  Oorbett'Return's_ Home.  ; New York; S-ptembfer SO.���The  Cunard  line. steamer   Campania,  lowers in connection.' with1 Chinese'I captain Walker; arrived this morn-  immigration and railway domina- (ing  from  Liverpool   and' Queens-  Nelion Branch���BuDif Blook, 221 Raker Stroet  J. M. LAV, Manager.  tion in' the' west are not reciprocated by the electors who sent  them to parliament/ Wilfrid Laurier could afford to listen witli, indifference to the protests of W. W.  B. Mclnnes, ex-M.P., while he ac^  eeptedas-thevoice~of British. Columbia the meek concurrence of  Messrs. Morrison, Bostock and Maxwell. Nanaimo Liberals by their  declarations - in convention have  plainly indicated that W. W. B.  Mclnnes voiced- the sentiment of  British-"- Columbia, while Messrs.  Bostock, < ^Morrison and Maxwell  were false to the interests which  they represented in the Dominion  house. The- men who were ready  to forget" their duty to 'their constituents for the convenience of the  government now find themselves  dangerously unpopular in the west.  That the people of British Columbia  are not satisfied with a sop like a  commission to enquire into Chinese  immigration nor with the government's railway policy is pretty well  established by the straight" refusal  of the Nanaim6"c6"nvention to endorse the Laurier administration.  Satisfied With Cape Nome.  Vancouver, September 30.���.  [Special to The Tribune].-��� A miner  named 'Thornthwaite, who claims  to have*been the*tenith man into  the Cape Noiuecami.",- -'arrived here  from.the north today. His version  of the Nome camp' is that it is  much richer than the- Klondyke.  He^claims.-to have discovered a  large >ledge-of decdmposed quartz  which will average $150 in gold to  the ton. . He also says the beach  claims at Nome are very rich and  the beaspn's . clean-up will be ' sensational.-  town, after a very protracted voyage from' September 2(Jth to her arrival this morning. The Campania  experienced dense fog, during which  lime the engines wero slowed down  for a total of OS hours. The- Cam-'  pania- brought 392 saloon ancl 105  steerage passengers. Among the  saloon passengers .was. James-J.  Corbett, whose-name appears-on  the addition to the passenger list.  Mr. Corbett traveled alone, and  remained Very quiet fjliiring the  voyage; :  ^_ ~"  President Shaughnessy ��� inr Boundary.  Vancouver, September - '30.���T.  G. Shaughnessy, president of the'  Canadian Paci fieRailway,andLparty,.  after visiting Midway, the terminus  of the Columbia & Western railway, and Greenwood, returned to  Grand Forks and inspected the  Granby smelter. They were shown  over the big reduction woiks by  Jay P. Graves, general manager, and  superintendentHodges. Mr.Shaugh-  nessy was delighted to learn of the  success achieved iu treating the  ores of the Boundary district, and  C. W. West* Go.  COAL!      WOOD!  $6.15  Hard Coal  Anthracite  S9.65 /prow's Neab  I Coal  _D__3XiIVE3R_33I5  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.    Ofllce:  Corner of Hall  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best valuo for the monoy In the market  for all purposes.     -   .���:'���-."--  tkum- cash     XV; P. Tikknkv, General Agent  Tolenhone Ut.   Offloe with C. D.J. Chrlatle.  H. D.  ASHGROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERTo  HORSESHOEING  Wi  Oral  :on repairing promptly attended to by a  "is wheelwright.  Speoial attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points.  . Shoot  Hall St., between Baker and Vernon.  -A.. ._E_:_srsT_B_A.;D_  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paporhangerfl.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,  Kalso-  ralnlng and Tinting.  Strlotly first-class work.  Estimates furnished.  said the'' frequent shipments ��� of  matte to New York' had already  demonstrated the possibilities of-  the mining and smelting industry.  The presidential party subsequently  left by special traiu for West Bob-  son, en route to Vancouver.  The Shah and the Sultan.  Constantinople, September. J.O.  ���The shah of Persia arrived "here  today   and   was  received   by  the  sultan. o  TRADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS* UNION NO. 9G. W. F. o  M.���Meets in miners' union.rooms,-northeast corner Victoria and Kootonay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President Janie  Wilkes.^.Secretary. Union_Sc..i.k ok-Wacks-  "foi. Nklson District���Per Hhift, - machine  men, $3,50: hammersmen miners. $3.2.>; muckers,  carmen, shovolers and other underground labor-  crs. g3.00.   TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regular meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held 'in tho miners' union hall,  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  first and third Thursday of each month, ab  7.30 p.m. Q. J. Thorpe, President. J.H.Matho-  son, Secretary.   THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  aro hold on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clook, in tho Miners' Union hall corner vlotorla and Kootenay streets. R. Robin-  son. President.  James Colling, Secretary.   BARBERS' UNION.-Nolson Union, No. WC. of  tho International Journeymen Barbor's Union of America, meets every llrst and third Monday of oach month in Miner's Union Hall, cornor  of Victoria and Kootenay streets,  sharp. Visitint " "  attend. J. H. A  vlllo, Secretary.  L-VULUllUrJ.     OblVUWi    at    8*30    O.m.  brothers cordially invited to  athoson, President,  W. S. Bel-  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson moots second and fourth  Tuesdays in oach month at Miners Union hall.  J. XV. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, rocordlng  and corresponding secretary.   LABORER8' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block  K.o '        _  lg    can Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W,  ... corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Amori-  McFee. President. Peroy Shackelton, Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The >  meeting of. the  Painters' Union  regular,    Is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T.O. Skatbo, Presl.  dent; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION���The O. P. I, A.No.  172, meet* every Monday evening in;the  Elliot block, cornor Baker and Stanley street-, ab  8 o'olook. J. D. Movor, president; Donald Ain '  \f-\n. nnnrntary .        :  A  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. Sc A. M.  Meets soooud Wednesday In eaoh mouth.  Sojourning brethren invited.  ESTATE OF HENBY _A. GERVAN.  In tho matter of the estate of HenryA.Qervan,  late" of the City of Nelson in the-province of  British Columbia, deceased. ">  Notice Is hereby given pursuant to', the "Trustees and Executors Ant" of the revised statutes  of the Provlcc ol' British Columbia, 1897, Cap  IS", that all creditors und others having cl-In.s  agalnst the estato of the said Henry A. Gervan,  who died on or about the 29th day,of March,  1!)00. to send by post prepaid,'ordeliver.loMessrs.  Galliher Sc Wilson, of the said City of Nelson,  solicitors for Thomas J. McCammon, thC\ administrator of the porsonal estate and effects' of tho  said deceased, or to the said Thomas J. McCammon of the City of Nelson -aforesaid, thefa' christian and surnames, addresses and description',  the full particulars of their claims, the statement  of their accounts and the nature of tho _secorl-  tins, if any, held by thorn, on or before lh_: 20th  day of Octolier, 1900.  And fin ther take notico thut after surli last  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased  umong the parties 'jntilled thereto, having regard only lo the claims which he shall then lurve  notice, and the said administrator will not lie  liable for_the '.aid assets or-any-part-thereor=to-  nny person or persons of who'-.e claims notice  shall not have been received by him ut the time  of such distribution.  GALLIHER & WILSON,  Solicitors for Thonias J. McCammon, admlnis-  tutor for Henry A. Gervan, deceasod."  Dated this 20th day of September, 1900.  ESTATE  OF  JAMES   KELLY.  In the matter of tho estato of James Kelly, late  of the Citv of Nelson, in the county of Kooten&T,  i>rbvinco  of - British - Columbia,  livery   stable-  cccpcr, deceased.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to'tho "Trustees and Executors Act" of tho Revised Statutes  of the Province of British Columbia, 1897, Chapter 187, that nil creditors and   others   having.  -t"9i  _^ -.,&  ,77&J  _'"&-  i _'._.*t  It-  Provincial Board of Health!  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Regulations  for  the   Detection. and;t*  Treatment,of a. Disease' Known'-r  ' as Bubonic Plague.   "    .'  A jiproved hy Order of His Honor the Lieutenant-  ��� i     Governor-in-Council, dated the Cth day of  .September, 1900.  -'"."'I  -' - _  1. All sick Chinese or Japanese must send or  Rive notice of their illness fo the Health Olllcer  ,ot- Police Constable in the district whcre'snch  Chinese or Japanese reside.  claims against the i-statc of tho said James Kelly,  who died on or about the 18th dav of C  1899, are required, on or before tlio 1st day  of October,  of Trc  vembcr, 1!XXI, to send by post prepaid or deliver  to Messrs. Taylor & Hannington, of the City of  Nelson, aforcbald, solicitors of Richard AV. Day,,  of tho City of Nelson aforesaid, tho administrator of the real and pergonal effects of tho said deceased, or to said Iticliard W. Day, their Christian and surnames, addrcases and descriptions,  tho full particulars of their claims, the stato  ment of their accounts and tho nature of tho sc-'  curltlcs, if any, held by them.  And further tako notico that after such lost.  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of tho deceased  among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims which he shall then havo  notice, and the said administrator will not bo-  liable for the said assets or. any part thereof to-  any person or persons of whose claims notice*  shall not have been received by him at the time  of such distribution. ��� _  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  !  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, administrator"  for. .lames ICelly, deceased..  ��������� Dated the Uth day of August, 1900.  '['-'..' NOTICE.  The matter of the cb-partneralilp of Kelly*  Steeper of Nelson. 11. C��� liverymen.  1 All portions having claims against tho co-part  kiorshfp of-Kelly Sc Steeper above nanied-< or tho  said livery stable business as carried on under  J'���2,~_'hy8icians In attendance on sick Chinese or -  Japanese shall notify Ihe Health Ofllceror Chair-'".  jnan of tho l_ocal Board of Health of Municipal!-^  ties; or, if in an outlying district, the Govern-,  meut Agent must be notitled. ��� Such notification-'  KhouM state the cause of-illness and the con  dltion of the glands throughout the body; of tho  sick  iterson, and should be delivered'.to  the;  Health Olllcer, Chalrmnn of the Local Board of  Health, or Government Agent, as the case maybe, at the earliest possible opportunity.  :t. In City Municipalities tho Medioal Health  Oflieer shall be notified within six hours' of,tho *  death of any Chineso or Japanese, by the person"],  on whose- premises such death occurred, or by  some relation or person having charge of tho'  person eo dying.  1. In Rural Municipalities the Medical.Health  Ollleor, or Chairman or Secretary of the Local  Hoard of Health must be notified   within six  hours cfsueli deaths, and in outlving' districts  the Government Agent or Provincial .Constable t  shall bo notified within twelve hours after such,  death, or as soon aftor as possible.    Certificates :  nstothcoHUho of death must be signed by tho .  Health Officer In Municipalities, and in outlying  districts by the Government Agent, or Romo per- *  son duly authorized by him. ' .  a. Any person violating any provision of these  regulations, shall bo liiblc. upon summary conviction before any two Justices of the Peace, for  overy such otfenso, to a fine not exceeding-ono  .hundred dollars, with or without costs, or to im-'  prison ment, with or without hard labor, for a  term uot exceeding six month", or to both flno .  ��_nd imprisonment, in the discretion of tho convicting court.  CHARLES J. FAGAN, M. D..  Secretary, Provincial Board of Health.  ������ By Command,  J, D. PRENTICE,  Provincial Secretary  Vietoria, B. C. September 8th, 1300.  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS-^ Nelson Lodge, No.  25, Knights of Pythias, meots In I. O. O. X.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streets, every-  Tuesday evening at 8 o'olook. visltlncr Knight,  oordlally Invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Pqquetto. _.. of R. & S.  tho name of Kelly Sc Steeper aro requested to  hand forthwith to Richard VV. Dav, their names  and full particulars of their said claims.  Resldenoa Mill Street.   MBT QHKT    _f_   P  OppoidteSehoolHousa  i"10l��3UJ"��, Dm \.��  NELSON L. O. lu. No. 1692, moots in I. O. O. V.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay 'streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of oach month.  Vint ting I  brethern cordially invited.   R. Robinson, XV. M. I  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.   I  NELSON iERIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order j  of Eagles, moots evory soooud and fourth 1  Wodnosday lneaoh month In Fraternity Hall. I  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnall, Pnul J  d��nti.  Charles Proenar, Raonli-iT.- ..        "  TAYLOR ���& HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard "W. Day; Administrator.  DIBSOLUTIOMr  OF  PARTNERSHIP  Notice is hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Edward C. Cordingly und A. W, Purdy, carrying on business as  Furnituro Dealers, lu the City of Nelson, under  tho name, style and firm of the Nolson Furnituro  Company, has this day beon dissolved by mutual  consent. Richard XV, Day of Nelson, B. C, accountant, has been appointed.,recelve.��� to wind  up the affairs of the firm, to whom, all accounts  duo the firm must be paid,-and all claims againat  the Arm should be sent. _  Witness. E. O. CORDINGLY  XV. A. GALLjHER. A. W. PURDY.  Dated this first day nf August, A. V. 1900, at  /*'  be City of Nelson,  NOTICE.  "Bius ov S..I.K Act."  His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, under the  provisions of section 9 of the ."Bills of Sale Act." .  as enacted by section 2' of the "Bills of Sale Act)  Amendment Act,1899." has been pleased to alter  tho plaoe for the registration of Bills of Sale "for -  .' the remainder of the County of Kootenay," as foi-  ' lows, namely;  Kor that part of the County of Kootenay being,  ithe territory covered by the North Riding of'  East Kootenay Electoral District:  '   Tho offlce' of the Registrar of tlio County Court  at Golden.  For that part of the County of Kootenay being  the territory covered by the Revelstoke Riding  of tho Wost Kootenay Electoral Dlstrlot:  The offlce of the Registrar of the County Court  at Rovelstoke." 7  Such alteration to take effect on the 1st day of  Ootober, 1900. -   J. D. PRENTICE.  Provincial Secretary.  JProviuciil Secretary*.. Office.  6UiSepteml��r;l80O,    . 4 <  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., MONDAY OCTOBER .1  IflGO  Queen Victoria. Chocolates  THE   BEST   OUST  THE   3yt_A._R_ECET  sold o3sri_.Tr _3-_r  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  _?XTT   "Cm?   I35T   25   _S__Sr_D  50   OE33STO?   BOXES  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fall Clothing-Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our   stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  217 AND 219 BAKER STRKKT. NfCLSON.  1900  FALL  Millinery  Opening  i_ __ i-  ii ,v_.  Wednesday, 3rd October  and Following Days .        .  KERR~* CO.  Extend to the ladies of Nelson, ancl vicinity,  a cordial invitation to their. Grand Display  of Pattern Hats and t Bonnets, including  the very latest Parisian and American  styles, and all the newest effects in trim-  ;���':���'. _      mings.     We   will   display   Dress   Goods,  h.._ - >.-Sjjj-Sj silk Waists, Mantles, Furs, Tailor-  V :'- .   Made Suits,  Ready-to-Wear Skirts, etc.  ...  &  CO.  I    ~ _���  The New Dry Goods and Millinery Store  n. B.-NO*cards ��� Baker Street,  Nelson  CITY LOCAL NEWS  '���   ' John Serin,  the Nelson & Fort  Sheppard newsdealer .who. lost his  "  leg as the result of ari accident at  Five-mile point on Friday ��� night, is  . getting along nicely at the general  .'.hospital. . After the   operation he  ' .was -naturally very weak, but is  , now gaining strength rapidly and  'is regarded as out of danger.  ' Jhifus M. Hiland, a printer who  was well known ou the Pacific slope,.  died   last -week at   Tacoma.   Deceased worked in Nelson a couple of  _=month__.diu_ng_the_snmm_ej!\   At the special meeting of court  Star of Kootenay, A. O. F., on Saturday night Si. G. MeLeod was  -elected to the chief ranger's chair  ; and J. Porter to the sub-chair.  Percy Swiffin was appointed delegate to attend the district high  court which convenes in Vancouver  this week.  The contract for the two residences to be erected on Victoria  street by Mrs. MeLeod was let on  Saturday to John Tos'e. Work is  to be started at once.  , The mission at the church of  Mary Immaculate concluded last  night, when Rev. father Drummond  lectures at the opera house tonight  and at Sandon tomorrow night.  ' " Tom " Watts, one of the best  known of  the old-time printers on  the Pacific coast, and one who has  -, worked in every large city east  of  the Mississippi river, is a' gue9t at  /������ the-fyfadden house.  The Boasland Stars played baseball with, the Nelson intermediates  here yesterday afternoon. The  attendance was small and the game  was only 'interesting in spots. The  visitors "put aip the neatest game  Htidrwonreasily.  TJie special harvest home services at the Salvation Army barracks, are now under way and are  attracting considerable interest.  P. E. Fleming of the C. P. R.  steamboat staff, returned yesterday  after a lengthy visit in ,New  "Brunswick.  William Burns, public school inspector, returned on Saturday from  i. trip to Rossland. lie will visit  ihe local schools this week und ac  tion may be taken in regard to an  assistant teacher for the Hume  school. .  ��� The football club will commence  practice ,' tonight for the game "at  Silverton ou Saturday next. A full  turnout of members is requested  as an ,'entirely new eleven will be  picked for the match.  Rev. Father' Drummond will deliver a lecture in the opera house  this evening on the "Irishman as a  Soldier," dealing especially with  the part played by Irishmen in the  South African campaign.  RAILROAD AND STEAMBOAT  The Columbia Bridge Project  President Shaughnessy of the  C. P. R., and his party, spent Saturday in Itossland, taking lunch at  the War Eagle hotel with G. T.  Blaekstock, and afterwards going  through the Center Star mine.  'Yesterday they were at Greenwood,  returning to Robson last night, and  taking the steamer Rossland for the  north. Captain J. W. Troup and  T. P. Gutelius accompanied the  party over the division.  One result of the president's visit  is said to be that work is to be commenced almost immediately on the  bridge across the Columbia river  from Sproat's Landing to Castlegar  Tiie bridge has. been talked of for  some time, and plans were drawn  several months...ago.   The work, if  report proves correct, will be commenced at low water.    The bridge  when completed will be one of the  largest in the province.     The ferry  at Robson will be done away with,  thus expediting traffic.  It is reported that a.daily service  is to be inaugurated shortly on the  Nelson & Bedlington road, connecting Avith the Great Northern in  Idaho, and the Kootenay Railway  & Navigation Company's boats at  Kuskonook.   ___________  W. R. Maclnnes, general freight  agent, and F. W. Peters, district  freight agent, are spending a week  on    the  Colville   reservation,    in.  Washington, Avhich is to be opened  on the 10th instant. W. J. Hogg,  traveling freight agent, i.s in the  city this week looking after business.    The Shay locomotive which  passed through Nelson a couple of  weoks ago is doing great work on  the big Rossland hill. Her ordinary train up the grade is nine box  loads, or thirteen ore dumps, and  the trip is made in 105 minutes.  The ordinary locomotive will lie  down on the grade if her string is  over four loads.  The steamer Nelson is back in  service again, the repairs, having  been completed and the craft relaunched on Saturday She will  run to the Landing as usual until  the Imperial Limited service is  withdrawn, a couple of weeks  hence, when the Moyie will handle  all tiie business to Kootena5r  Lauding.          The statement is made that the  night service from Rossland to Spokane is to be withdrawn shortly  for the winter months.  Imports and Exports,  Collector of customs Johnstone  furnishes the following-statistics as  to the business transacted at the  port of Nelson the., monthr of  September:  Vnlueof dutiable Iu.i__-.rt_  $14.2.1 00  Value of free imports      8.'_68 00  Total $52,489 00  Value of bullion exported '. $&5,126 00  Value of ore exported     4,730 00  Total ��59,830 00  Duly collected 511,173 20  Other revenue.  40 00  Total $11,-18 25  ..HOTEL   ARRIVALS.  PIIAII..���XV. C. Co'clough. Winnipeg: W. H.  JeH'erv, Whitewater; I_. w. Hushes, Ainsworth;  Mrp. Bogle, .-Vic-oria; .). M. Billings and wife,'  Salmo: O. 'K. Fradjler, Rossland; Char'cs IT.  Wolf Spokahe; Misi Dora R. Beck, Calgary.  HUME ���F. F. Pullman and wife. Moyie; K. C.  Powell. Medicine Hal; J. Moore. Procter; J, .1,  I'lputot, Kaslo; Itaoul Green, Kaslo; Mrs. W,  Mitchell, T)enver, Colorado: 11. C. vnn Hotiten,  Helena. Montana; Eugene Crolcau,. Yinir; W. ,1.  Hogg, ttosgUnd; __, A. Grand Forks; F. 11 'Hill,  Vancouver; J. Howron and wife, Med'cine .Hat;  ... ��>. McLean, l.ossland; A.M.Fanning, Victoria;  H. G. Bruce, Buflalo, Mew York;- HI. C. Black,  Burton, Idaho.  QUICEN'S.-T. A. Clark, St. Paul; O. Apple-  ton, Eight-mile Point; A. J. MncGibbon, Powder  Point: John Gunn, Stonewall: A. McPlmil. Bon-  Accord; Nicholson Bowden. Winnipeg; J. C. Carruthers, Greenwood; G. U. Cross, Now Westminster; Mibs Senn, Spokane: J. N. Murphy.  Tr��il; .1. C. Hamilton, Seattle; .r. Kobnison, A. J).  McHcnley, Everett; F. E. Simpson and wife,  Cranbrook; P. Poland. Moyie.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Lost���Pair gold spectacles with  silver case. Finder please return to J. Laing  Stocks.   Reward.  Sewing���An experienced seamstress is open for engagements by the day ov  week.   Children's work a specialty.    Apply to  Mrs. R , four doors above the city hall on Vio-  toria street,.  Wanted.���Boy to herd cows and  clean stables from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Give him  dinner."   Apply H. N. Harrison, Hume Addition.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Lost���Twenty-Five Dollars and a  ady's glove. Return to Bootblack R. T. Smith  and be rewarded.  For     Rent���Store   in   Tremont  _Hotel block. _Apply_to_Malbi_e_&_Trcgillus,-  Trcmont hotel.  Wanted���engineer for Red Star  boat.   Apply at offlco of Ontario rowdcr Works.  Nicely Furnished Rooms���corner  Vernon and Cedar streets.  To Let���Early next month, store  in brick block with ce'lar. Apply C. AV. West &  Co., corner Hall and Baker streets.  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvio, north  side Carbonate street between Josephine and  AVard.  Large furnished rooms to let.  Apply Macdonald building, corner of Josephine  and Vernon streets. '  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vemon streot. Telephono  call 35.  Millinery Opening  mrs. Mclaughlins  Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE  STREET  Nelson.  CONSERVATIVES, ATTENTION!  A general meeting of the supporters of the  Conservative candidate for member of the Houce  of Commons for Yale-Cariboo constituency will  be held on Tuesday evoning in the rooms over  Neelands' shoe store on Baker street. It is important that there should be a largo attendance,  as the b��st method of organizing for tho cam  paign will be discussed.  FRED   IRVINE,  Cliairman Conservative Association.  Xelson, October.18^ 3909,  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for_ turning out  all kjnds of canvas,goods.  THEO NlADSOfl, Proprietor.  Baker Street, Nelson.  ������  Revenue for September.  The folloAving shows what the  city's intake was dining last month:  Road tax .?12fi0 nn  Water rates ':  IfHW 20  Liconses   !1!U SO  Electric light rates.. ? '  018 "it  Scavenger dues ....".  845 SKi  Sewer rates  825 74  Miscellaneous  273 12  Polico court lines  101 fiO  Real estate taxes  43 00  Burial permits    22 00  Supplies sold  14 CO  Weigh scale receipts  a 00  Total:... ......77 ���::.  $;V*J. 2.1  Bloody. Fight in Cleveland.  Cleveland, September 30.���As a  result:Of^a"'shooting affrayrbetween  union and non-union moulders last  night, Henry Cronenberger died at  the .hospital late last night and  William Steffield died today. Cronenberger was a union moulder,  and Steflield was a bricklayer and  T. H. BROWN  JEWELER.  TEST US  In order to get the best results  from.si timepiece it is necessary to thoroughly understand  its mechanism. We have this  understanding, acquired by  years of study and practice in  some of the best workshops in  America. We'invite the severest tests.  T. H. BROWN  '--   STANLEY PIANOS  178 Baker Stieet    . Nelson, B. C.  *11*  ittefj;5 Opening  Mrs. 'Enfield specially invites the ladies to attend  her Fall Millinery - Opening on  Tuesday and Wednesday  OCTOBER 2nd and 3rd  All the latest Imported  Novelties'- of the season,  and a .large" assortment of  English' - -and American  Styles   of   Trimmed   Hats  HALL BLOCK  NELSON.  f___-_z__a___nai__i_iu__i___tiu____i__i umxnfl  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  THORPE & CO.  irmxixrraiiixrxnTiixxrimixmxxii-iraxxxxixi-f  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOQTENAV^BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  .' N_r_SOK\ BRITISH COLUMBIA  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NKLSON. B. C.  - Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted oofTee of bead quality as  follows i  Java and Arabian Maoha, per pound,  Java and Mocha J.lond, 3 pounds   Fine Santos, 1 pounds   Santos Blend, _ pounds:..   Oar Special Bland, e pounds   Our Rio Boast, 6 VG_n_B...............  A toial order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows blook, West Baker street).  ���   10  1 00  100  100  1 00  100  _E3  B1TEBS   &  asrEix_��3onsr btaslo s_____t:do:n-  STOVES!   STOVES!    STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for t^e Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  ....  TELEPHONE 27  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Storo, Corner UaRer ami J.ossphine Street,  had taken no part in tho fight.  Charles Pock, a non-union man, is  under arrest, charged with the murder of detective Foulks, who was  shot through the heart. Paul  Irving, Thomas Jennings, Edward  Mclntyre and Willis Webster, also  non-union men, were arrested on  the charge of shooting with intent  to kill.  TO   LET  FURNISHED  Temperance   Hotel  ON   VERNON  STREET  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Baker Streot, Nelson.   Agent and Appraiser.  FOR   SALE  Two nine lain, for bnild'ng aite, 100x12.1.   SKou.  Six lots, corner Hall arid Observatory street..  Nicely cleared and leveled. Will ��_-lt en bloc  or separately.   $200 cash.  l.of,50.\l_0, Mill street.   SiW.      . .     .  Two lots, corner Hall and Vernon streets.   $3,500.  Seven room hoiiFC. Hume addition. $2,100. $200  easli; balance, ��2_ijer month.  Seven room house, end of Bakerslrcet, lolt't. $20.  Otllce in-  .  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS,  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Hume Addition, $850.  A complete set of tinner's tools.  Team, harnes_ and wagon, ��i:V).  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STRKKT  GENERAL BROKER  Houses nnd lots for sale in all parts of the city  Victoria-Montreal Fire Insurance Company.  Ontario Mutual Life Insurance Company.  RENTS   COLLECTED.  _____-See ..AHNABLE.  Madden Block,  Ward Street.  FOB SALE-CHEAP  Six lots corner Observatory and  Hall streets, drained and cleared,  for building,  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  AODl.  U. 1.. LKNNOX. Solicitor. Nullum H.  O  E P. Whalley, J;P.  NOTARY PUBLIC-  Offieo with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  : City office of the Nelson Soda water Factory..  A. R; BARROW, A. M. I. C. E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotorla and Kootenay Streeta.  P..O.'Box'SB). TELKPHONK NO. <B  ARCHITECTS.  EWART  Sc  CARRIE-Arohiteots.    RoomB 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelson.  ENGINEERS.       ~        '���'  0HARLR3 PARKKR-Minlngand milling engineer.  T iirne.r-Hoeckh Block, Bake* streeb,  Nelson.  STOVES!       STOVES !  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  ' 9 9 9 J*5i"5 '9 9  iti  to  to  to  to  to  w._  r Our Wagon  GROCERY  l3   1>USy  nl*   d!,y-ml(1   everV  piovi,'oli dny making prompt deliveries of good groceries to wise  people. Do you buy here?  If-you have not been doing  -' so here are a few things  I that will tempt you to our  doors, or to your telephone, and will help; you iu preparing  breakfast. Grape Nuts, Germin, Ralston's Breakfast Food,  Self Rising Hnekwheat Flour, Shredded Whole Wheat Biscuits  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10 185 Baker Street  _a_a_av3_.:^_a       I*--*-  ���019-0-0-0-0 "C-Sf:  to  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Sold in Bulk  IT IS A FACT  Try This Tea  That our special brand o�� INDIAN CEYLON TEA ia a success. That'our sales In this lino  have doubled. That our customers-will have none other. That it has- no equal, and stands alone,  for purity, strongth and flavor. ..  Wo havejustreccivcdalarKeahipmcntof. this tea direct, from the gardens in India, ami enn  recommend the same to the public as being unexcelled.  Fifty   Cents   Per   Pound".   "  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY, Ltd.  Bakep Street. GROCERS. . Nelson, B. C  When Eye Stole the Fruit  Flic didn't preserve it. and.it is recorded that when winter came and Adam  found no nresorves in the cupboard ho "raiWKUCain."  The Adams ot now-  . nduys suml t heir Eves to us for their fruit.   We receive it daily from Spokane.  Houston Bjock.  Telephone161.  P.O.Box-176.-  JOHE A. IRyIM & CO.  m ���  ���Si*  ZBTTTT  w  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE &.O'REILLY, Agents  *sE?*fe?^S*^a*^5*^��* >  7*rf$**''9*^9��^9*^4*^^*l0*f��^Q��*  P. Burns & Go.  Wholesale and  Hsa_bSSn,ab. c. Dealers in Meats;  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Neva  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid J  way, and Vancouver. '���  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded^  West Kobteriay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OV  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street, Nelson        E. C, TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RBCBIVBl OASSSVt- AXD PROMPT ATTJCNTION     ' (  'iS&ai-i��t

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