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 ���w > - *__r.-i_*-_lni  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR       V   Weekly edition by MAil  two dollars a year  ': ,t^I  ^  fc  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  THURSDAY- .'MORNING OCTOBER i 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS.  ~:m  A PLATFORM BUT NO CANDIDATE  New  Party  Organized  and  Platform   Adopted���James  Wilks  Springs  a Surprise  on  the   Delegates.  &&  The delegates Lo llio Labor party  convention were conspicuous on the  streets yesterday forenoon. They  'came from all sections of southern  Kootenay and Vale, and were as  .fairly representative of the men  who labor for day's wage as were  those who attended the .Revelstoke  convention of the men who look  after the business and political interests of the Liberal and'the Con-  ' servative parties.  The convention was held in Fraternity hall, and called to order by  James Wilks of Nelson, who is president of the district association of  the AVestern Federation of Miners,  aud A. C. Thompson of the Industrial World of Rossland, was chosen  secietary pro tern. A committee on  credentials was appointed, namely:  A. C. Thompson of Rossland, Charles  Wilsou of Greenwood, Charles McKay" of Nelson, II. H.' Dimock of  Moyie, Percy Johnson of Sandon,  AV. J. Hughes of''Ymir, and Joseph  Brandon of Silverton, and an adjournment was taken until 1 o'clock  to allow the committee time to report. AVhen the convention reassembled the' committee reported 43  properly accredited delegates in attendance and a number of proxies.  The delegates present are:  Rossland���A. C. Thompson, J. J.  Hand, John" Horrobin, James De-  vine, Thomas Brownlee, D. McDougall, Rupert Buhner, John McLaren,  A. Ferris, L. E. Curry, E. F. McDonald, Robert Inches. Mr. Inches held  -two proxies.  ' Greenwood���James Ellis, Charles  AYilson, W. J. Kirkwood.     These  delegates held four proxies. - ,  -V'San'don���Percy~J".-Johnson, Thos.-  Duffee." They held two proxies.  -���' "tMoyie^H. H.- Dimock, who held  two proxies.  ������' . Kimberley���Harry White.  Slocan City���J. V. Proviance.  New Denver���D." J. AVeir..  Silverton���Joseph Brandon.  0  Whitewater���J. J. McDonald.  Ymir���AV. J. Hughes.  Kaslo���Duncan McPhail. c  Rossland -Nelson���Frank ' McCan-  na.  Nelson���George Payne, C. Mathews, J. H. Matheson, John Etcher,  Thomas Couch, Thomas McKenzie  (Mr. McKenzie held a proxy), Edward Blewett,' Charles McKay, Jas.  AVilks, C. J. Clayton, William McPhee, Robert Robinson, Alexander  Murray, C. Anderson, AValter Kay.  The temporary officers were made  permanent. The question as to  whether a candidate should be.uom-  inated was declared open for discussion. It is^ imdersjoodJ^atJjijL  delegates from- Kossland strongly  favored making a nomination and  the Nelson delegates equally as  strongly opposed any such action.  James AVilks made a speech in opposition that is reported, as an able  one. The question, however, was  undecided when a motion to adjourn until 8 o'clock was carried.  The convention resumed at S  o'clock and sat through till 12:45  without---reaching the nominating  stage. /Earlier in the day it was resolved by resolution to forma third-  party to contest the forthcoming  election, and that the now division  should be styled the Independent  party. .On the vote a portion of  the Nelson delegation opposed the  passage of the resolution strongly.  The opposition was headed by  James Wilks, secretary of the  Miners' union, who made the speech  of the convention in support of his  position. He was backed up by the  delegates of the Bricklayers' and  Barbers' unions and by Walter  Hughes of Ymir. Despite .their  efforts the resolution carried by  a large ' majority, most of  the delegates, voting according  to their instructions from the  organizations vouching for them.  After the division/the resolution to  form a party was made unanimous.  About 0:30 a resolution was introduced to the effect that a candidate should be placed in the field.  This evoked another earnest discussion. A stout opposition was offered by the section which fought the  previous resolution but without avail  for the motion went through with  practically the same vote.. Under  this head the question of finances  rame up and the Rossland delegation  was strenuous in support of the  contention that a fund ample to  meet all legitimate expenses of the  campaign could be raised without  difliculty. They pledged the Rossland labor unions to give a day's  pay per man toward the campaign  fund and suggested the adoption of  a similar scheme by unions throughout the riding.  The active supporters of the candidate resolution submitted figures  showing the strength of organized  labor in the riding, and confidence  was expressed that the rank and  file of labor organizations could be  swung into line. This feature was  discussed at considerable length.  '  The balance of the session was  spent iu drafting a platform, and  the delegates . put three solid  hours on the task.  The platform was finally adopted  in the following shape:  '. No.  1���Free compulsory   education. \-'  No. 2���A legal working day of  eight'hours.  No. 3 ���Government inspection of  all industries.  No. 4���The abolition of the contract system on all public works.  No. 5���The public ownership of  all franchises, such as railways, telegraphs, waterworks, lighting, etc.  No. G���The abolition of Asiatic  immigration, the application of the  educational test and the abolition  of inducements to foreign immigra-  -tion to settle'in the Dominion.  No. 7���The abolition of child labor by children under 14 years of  age-  No. 8���T|ie adoption of the $250  deposit required of candidates for  the Dominion house.       ,  No.. 9.���Compulsory' arbitration  of ,labo��tdispivte8;v.%-".-.L--'-���..-���.. ,~. s---  No.   10.���Prohibition   of   prison  labor   in   competition    with    free  labor.  . No. 11.���Compulsory exercise of  the franchise.  At 12:45 the platform was finally  adopted, and ,the ,delegates determined to leave the matter of selecting a candidate over till morning.  Accordingly an adjournment was  made to 9 o'clock, a. in. The balance of the convention's business is  to choose a man to carry the Independent Labor ' Party's banner in  the coming struggle. The task is  one of no small magnitude, and if  the whole truth must be known  the delegates were in somewhat of a quondary on- the" point.  Before the convention opened  James AVilks was regarded as the  best available man, although Chris  Foley of Rossland was approached  on the subject aud would have been  strongly supportedjiyjihejlossland  "contingeut^had^he not positively  refused to permit his name to be  mentioned. Mr. ,\ Wilks' stand  against a labor party and candidate  has set the delegates guessing aud  none of them could say last night  who would be offered the ���nomination. Had it not been for this  feature the candidate, would have  been selected at last night's sitting.  By many of the delegates it was  still believed that the nomination  should and would be offered to Mr.  Wilks, but, the. respite has given  the convention time to look about  for another man to fill tho vacancy  should Mr. Wilks decline. It  is said, further,, that another  desirable man will be placed  before the canvention if an acceptance is procured for him by wire  before this morning's sitting.  The matter will doubtless be settled this morning, as the visiting  delegates, particularly the Rossland  contingent; desire to return home  on this afternoon's trains.  Don't Tempt the Soldiers.  London', October 3.���Lord Wolseley, the commander-in-chief, in an  open letter asks the public wishing  to honor the returning soldiers to  refrain while extending them a  hearty welcome from offering them  intoxicating liquors, as, like all of  us, they are open to temptation.  The commander-in-chief also says  he trusts the greeting to. the brave  soldiers will be something more  than excitement to excessive drink.  The Villalobos Safe.  AVashington, October 3.���The  dispatch from general MacArthur  last week announcing the disaster  sustained by captain Shields' party  on the island of Marindigue left in  doubt the fate of the gunboat Aril-  lalobos, which had conveyed the  troops to Torrijas. In consequence  the navy department has beon receiving a number of telegrams and  letters from friends and relatives  of the crew of the gunboat, asking  for information as to the affair.  A cablegram was sent to. rear admiral Kempff at Cavite asking for-  news, and the followiug response  has been received:  "Cavite, October S.���No truth in  any unfavorable reports concerning  Villalobos or her crew. Manila  paper of September 28th published  a false report. Kempff."  THEIR FATE IS UNKNOWN  -    Boxers Attack a Mission.  Tien-Tsin, September 5.���Thirty-  five miles from Tai Yuan is the  British mission Hsion Chou on the  great road. There are at Hsin  Chou six persons, and their fate is  unknown. They"were Mr. and Mrs.  Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. McCurran and  an unmarried man and woman. At  the outbreak of the trouTble it is  thought that the entire party fled  to the mountains and escaped safely  from the village. - Since then no  word has been heard 'of V them ^ahd:  their fate is only conjectured.  Owing to the friendliness of the  local official at Tai Kua, which is  about 20 miles from Tai Tuan, the  American board of -missions there  escaped'the first attacks upon for-"  eigners. - About July 31st, a band  of 800 Boxers swept down upon the  place ,and attacked the mission  premises. One of the native missionary assistants was killed and  the Boxers, smashing the gates of  the compound, effected an entrance.  There were six people in the mission with F.' Davis, C. D. Williams,  D. H. Clapp and wife, Miss; Rowen  Ford and Miss , Susan Partridge.  The three men took positions on  the roof of the mission building and  ^madeTaTgairaiit defe'nee: until their  ammunition was exhausted. The  Boxers rushed them and they were  cut down, fighting to the last'  with clubs and guns. The three  women then fled to the rear court,  where they weie found and slain.  There was a native woman teacher.  The bodies were thrown into the  flames of the burning mission building after being * beheaded. The  heads were taken to Tai Yuan and  placed in the baskets on the gates,  and it is said the "hearts of the men  were cut out and carried to Pekin.  One hundred native Christians were  killed at the same time. These  people had iio,means of resistance  and were simply slaughtered.  'Among the missionaries whose  fate is unknown lip to the present  are Mr. and Mrs. Ogden of the Swedish mission at Yung Ning Chou.  They escaped with their child in a  boat, but have not since been heard  -of.���At Clnen-Tei-two-womenrMiss  Palmer and Miss French, were stationed. They are known to haAre  escaped as far as Hung Tung.  Chinese soldiers say that some of  the foreigners were killed iu that  vicinity.    A Rescue at Sea.  Boston. Massachusetts, October  3.���The British steamer, Amen,  captain Carr, from Sam a rang, Java,  via St. Michaels, arrived this afternoon, having on board the captain  and 13 of the crew of the Liverpool  ship EHerslje, which was abandoned  at sea and dismasted and waterlogged. The steamer rescued the  men on the afternoon of September  29th, after they had been buffeted  about by fearful seas for ten days.  One member of the crew, John  Graham, a native of Glasgow, aged  21, was lost overboard on the morning of September 18th, by falling  from aloft, where he had been sent  to furl the upper main topsail,  Endorse the Emperor.  London, October. 3.���The newspapers here unanimously applaud  emperor William's championship of  the combined interests of civilization and Christianity, as contained  in his reply to the message of the  emperor of China.- At tho same  time the commentators find in his  majesty's telegram a new bridge  upon which the Chinese authorities  may approach the demands of the  allied powers.  Berlin, October 3.���The reply is  generally regarded as conciliatory.  The National Zeitung things it affords "au indisputable basis for  sober and effective common action  on the part of tbe allies." J  THE END NOT YET IN SIGHT  ... I y;L;;/;,:; ^_1_^      :;-.���    ���  ;  Strike Situation Unchanged.  Hazelton, ��� Pennsylvania, October 3.���Another day has come  aiid gone without developing anything .new iii tlio* strike ,.o_ the  anthracite coal miners-'of;JPennsylvania. Today president* Mitchell  was informed of the'wide eiicula-  tion of a story to the effect that he  had reached an agreement with the  presidents of the coal mining, and  coal cariying railroads, and, "after  verbally denying?'the report, , he  issued the following: To the miners  and mine workers of the anthracite  region.���We haye/jns-t been informed that the report has been  circulated at Ashland to the effect  that in a conference at New York  this morning'between coal presidents and myself an agreement was  reached which will end the strike.  I desire to notify'all mine workers  that the report, is incorrect and  that I havenotbeen in conference  with the presidents of the coal companies, and have no , agreement  with them. .   -   .   ���  The strike situation in the Lehigh  valley, as far as the number of men  on strike is; concerned,- remains the  same. . The question of relief is  now receiving sefcrous consideration  by*- tha-'United''- Mine Workers  officials. ,c- ,  SiiENANDOAii;-c.Qctober 3.���There  are no indicatioris'pf trouble in.the  Panther Creelr"valley. General  Godin has been informed that a big  meeting of min$ workers will be  held at Lansforcj -tomorrow night.  A large number of.. Hazelton  strikers are expected to attend.  General Godin says, he will be ready  if troops are needecl.  .   A   BOUNDARY -ROW.  A^anco cjvbe, October - 3.���The  boundary dispute at Mount  Baker has come almost to an  international crisis. .^Yesterday,  a paefc-fram~of<-gooa$ - brought  iuto Chilliwack Mras seized by  American' customs officers, who  alleged that^ it crossed into  American territory. The goods  were for American owned mines,  and the American merchants  made the trouble on account of  losing trade. J. Deane, provincial surveyor, who is. endeavoring to locate the boundary line,  says it will be definitely fixed  next Saturday. It will give  Canada two miles more extent  of territory than was thought  on this side of- the line. A post,  always thought > to mark the"  boundary, was found half a  I mile out, and the line run from  < its direction wa.s consequently  > erroneous. There i.s-much ex-,  s citeraent aiid bitterness ex-  \ pressed over the seizure of the  $ goods.  lished by G. A. Bigelow in 1890.  In 1897 Mr. Bigolow sold to M.  Desfirisay, aiid he in turn transferred the business to the AVestern  Mercantile Company, Limited, iii  which company he is the principal  shareholder. Mr. DeBrisay is in  Nelson making tho transfer. AArhile  here he made many friends, who  wish him good luck in the new field  that he has chosen. What is Nelson's loss is Arancouver's gain.  Jt is understood that Mr. McCammon   will   remain   with    AA'illiam  Hunter & Co., and that the biisi  ness will  be in charge .of  Harry  AVilson.         *_  hews r oTthFIlections  f ' ���- '  Little Change, in Parliament.  London,-October i, 2 a. m.���The  results of yesterday's polling iu the  parliamentary general elections  were less striking than those of  Tuesday. The Conservative majorities still show increases in number of contests, but in a less  marked degree." On the other hand,  'the Liberals have gained additional  seats. On the whole, the indication  tips morning is that there will not  be much change in the complexion  ,of the new parliament., As matters  now stand, out of 287 candidates  returned the relative .strength of  the parties is asufollows: Ministerialists, 212; Liberals,% including Labor' member's/47; Nationalists, 28.  , Altogether the" Liberals have  gained ten seats, and the Conservatives,3 seven. ..Only ;one Conservative seat was gained'yesterday, but  -it was a-very important victory.  In the Brightside division of the  field, an industrial "constituency  held for ten years by-the. late, Anthony J. Mundella, who was-'succeeded hy Fred Miiddison" in< 1897,  the Maddison majority of. 183 was  converted by J. F: Hope, Ministerial-,  ist into a Conservative majority of  904.      ~  At 'Derby the Liberals had. a  ��� striking success, receiving there the  ;.two.8eats>;twrested\;in^  A SMELTER I0BCR��0!  May Be Built in the Near Future���News From Milling  and Mining Centers. '":'.? .:*-'.'  t.M  THE RETURN OF A PIONEER  Business Houso Changes Owners.  AVilliam Hunter of Silverton, one  of the pioneers of Nelson, has decided to again make a business venture here. He has purchased the  stock of the AVestern Mercantile  Compauy, Limited, doing business  in the Aberdeen block as wholosalo  and retail dealers in groceries and  "provisions. The deal was completed*  yesterday, and today the patrons  of- that well-known and popular  store will be doing business with  AVilliam Hunter & Co. <>  Mr. Hunter's first business venture in Nelson was as a partner in  the International hotel, which stood  at the corner of Vernon and Stanley streets, and which".was destroyed by fire in the spring of  1S94. In the fall ,of .1.891, having  sold his interest in the hotel, he  started the first general merchandise store opened at New Denver,  then the only town in the Slocan.  The venture proved a success. He  also managed the pioneer steamboat oif-'Slocan.-'lake, a boat that  was sold to the Canadian Pacific  when that company took over all  the steamboats on the Columbia  river, and Kootenay lake. Mr. Hunter is now interested in the AVilliam Hunter Company, Limited,  carrying on business as general  merchants at Silverton, Three  Forks and Alamo.  The business that Mr. Hunter has  taken over in Nelson .was. estab-l  elections of 1895 "from; sir- AVilliam  Harcourt and sir Thomas Roe, by  sir Henry Howe Bemrose and  George F. Frey Drage.  The result of the election, in  Methyr Tydvil district of AVales  was as follows: David A. Thomas,  Liberal, 8598; James Koir Hardie,  Labor, 5745; AVilliam Pritchard  Morgan, Liberal, 4004. The Labor  party thus gains a seat from the  Liberals by the defeat of Mr. Morgan. The latter is well known in  America in connection with mining  affairs in Chiua and elsewhere.  The report of the poll at Westminster was Mr. Burdett Coutts,  Conservative, 2715; Mr. Smith, Conservative, 439. At the last election  Mr. Burdett Coutts was unopposed.  The Liberals retain their seats in  Dundee with majorities showing  that Scotland has not been affected  by the Khaki boom. Gilbert Par-  ker. the.Canadian novelist. has_been_  elected to Gravesend, securing a  Unionist majority of 738 over the  Liberal candidate, Hildebrand  Harmsworth. A curious accident  prevents the result at Newcastle,  where captain Lambton of the  British cruiser Powerful is standing, from becoming known tonight,  ft seems that a cab horse bolted  and overturned and smashed one of  the ballot boxes.  T. S. Brassey, Liberal, who was  defeated by 81 votes at tho last  general election, has reduced that  majority to three in his contest  with i major., Balfour, tho present  Unionist candidate, and the Liberals have demanded a scrutiny of  the votes.  The notable triumph of Mr. Burdett-Coutts at AVestminster is regarded by the Liberals as almost  equivalent to a victory for themselves.  Mr. Bell, has been very prominent  in railway disputes, and Derby is a  great railway centre.  Sir Ellis Ashmead Bartlotte, Conservative, has been re-elected for  the ecclesiastical division of Sheffield with an increased majority.  The following is the result of the  polling in London: Sir Thomas Roe,  Liberal, 7917; Richard Bell, Labor-  ifce, 7640; sir Henry Howe Belluse,  Conservative, 7389; Geoffry Drake,  Conservative, 0770. Mr. Belluse is  the general secretary of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Solvents. The outcome, therefore, is  one Liberal and one Laboriteelected.  A smelter at Crawford creek is  among the enterprises which events  of the next twelve months may  bring forth. The proposition ex-  ists now in the calculations "of 'the  London Consolidated > and-Richelieii  mining_companies,-now -operating  extensively on Crawford creek, and  they are prepared to go into the  matter on a proper basis' if their  properties turn out to be as good as  existing circumstances indicate.  - The Silver Hill mine promises to  become one of the most extensive  shippers in the district. This winter 5000 tons will be shipped from  the Silver Hill, and more, too, if a  larger quantity can be handled  while the snow lasts. The crew at  the mine will be employed largely  in driving a main tunnel 1000 feet  long, which is figured to tap several  large leads aud to develop the main  ore body. When this is completed  the company will know'-what its  production can be brought to, and  the smelter proposition. wilLbe disposed of. '        '-  - There are various points along  Crawford creek which will afford  ideal smelter sites. Splendid water  power, fine timber, an abundance  of lime rock in the immediate vicinity and easy grades are available,  .and the institution would draw  largely from silver-lead properties  along the lake which are now shipping, to Nelson and Trail. The  plant at the" Pilot Bay smelter  might be utilized, and the management figure that an outlay of $250,-  000 would give them a smelter in  first-class shape. Henry Roy of  Rossland, manager of< the London  iCqnaplid^l^iandi^qhelie.u.-was^h^  Nelson 'yesterday,"5 leaving during'  -the afternoon for Crawford "creek.  course   of    development, only,'* uo&ir  stoping  having been done.   It "asJS.  generally understood that the mah-^||  Venezuela CongreaB.  Caracas, Venezuela, October 3.���  Prest Castro has' issued  a  proclamation convening  the congress  of  Venezuela for February 2nd  next.  T. G. Procter returned yesterday  from Silverton where he completed  arrangements for the prosecution of  development on the Silverton Boy  group. AVork has been under way  for some time and the property is  showing up well. A crew of seven  men is at present engaged, and the  number is to be increased as the  work progresses.  The Silverton Boy adjoins the  Emily Edith, and in referring to  this property Mi. Procter says:  "Mr. Rammelmej'er was - kind  enough to show me over the camp,  and from my observations I should  say that in the event of the lower  levels now under way exposing as  good an ore body as that tapped  by the upper workings, the Emily  Edith will become one of the most  extensive���silver-lead���propositions-  in the Slocan, The crew , at  the miue numbers forty. Two tunnels are already completed and two  other tunnels are being run to tap  the lead at 100 foot levels respectively, Upraises aro also being  driven to supply the mine with air  and to drop ore into the lower  levels. The Emily Edith camp is  very properly regarded as one of  the most comfortable in the Kootenays. The bunk house is large and  includes card, writing and reading  rooms, bath rooms equipped with  hot and cold water, and individual  sleeping apartments. The camp is  now being wired for electric lighting." '���     ���  Some ore has been shipped from  the Emily Edith. Such ore as has  been taken out was mined in  the  agement ��� contemplates/.'erectingAa.'^i  concentrator in the sprii?g.rr{Thegj&|  property has a particularlyf f&^qr^J  able location from the standpoinfe?  of- transportation facilitiesj-'tue esti*^  mate for teamir^Vore to'Slocan^lakeJg  being about 75 cents'per ton.'v \\'\-}.s��'   " *��� -.*     i, j- * '      * -'.y��  A deal is pending by wHicli"'^^?!  good company will probably; takep  over the Royston group," oneof theCjf  properties on Morning mountain' Ip'fiCf  cated by J. SS. Stamford and-othersl^  The group includes the-Skene'Daw;J;M  Nellie Royston, Royston fractional^!  and Barrie claims. It adjoiris'thejv  Venus, "group, the ��� Royston- claim|��|  running to the line of the "Cos"""  politan claim. The property-Js^in-^  tersected by Smelter creek,,;frpnig  which afair supply of water-eanj^^  procured., A three-foot lead dff'free^i  milling-ore runs southeastracrosj.^  the claims and has beerf'tracett^fol^f I  600 feet. In appearance the 6?e?re��vgj  sembles other Morning "mountainjs$l  rock,andwill pan gold-every whereof  A small crew is, at work ��� tunnelipg^I  oivthe ledge, which is a well^de'finedt^j  contact. -        -lrS-*^-^'>^|  A private dispatch fronYfToronto^I  states that at a meeting^ i'pfi7thV^*|  directors of the, Venus.' cpmpariyrdfc^'l  was unanimously,decidedVto"equip^l  the property with "a ten^stamp mill^l  at once.-. The "inference as-thatyanf^l  order for the plant - wiltibe^placed^J  at once, as the directors-rare'saioVto^'  be anxious to have thefnaill.cpper^  ating as early as possibles   "    ^M.__sfl  ;3$|  ' The first heaVy snowfall' 'of^'tlie^j  season at the Silver King' fell*: yes-^l:  terday.^ Captain J. B. Gifford leamej^l  -dow'h~the-hillaria stated-iliat^theJI  -~.,-t"-j-Ji-~iM'.-*.Vt��t-. y*^^x__-_.^.lr_^r_^^aV-f^S'n^SiVSPSa  road ��� was covered OvePThalf" tHej-J;  way." Developjnent is'-prbgressing/v  -smoothly at'the^'King, and it is ex-,5  pected'that rapid'progress-will be^j  made after the new machinery-is;^  installed. .The first shipment pfCj  the new plant is expected about the^-j  10th instant. . . .'  '.   .'-     "/"--'-3f  AVilliam    II. .Sandiford ..o'f Cthe^  Bosun mine has taken-.upweight_oi5f  ten claims on Four-mile creek for a^  syndicate which includes a number'  of parties interested in  the Bbshn?2[  company.'  The claims   are  being]M  thoroughly prospected,, the. syndi-f/  cate, having a number of men at;  work. .    - ���- -  Yesterday 2000   pounds of pro-,,  visions were sent to'Procter to be~|  packed  up  Proctor   creek   to   the:  Elgin group, wliich  is  under bonds  to the Manchester, England, syndi1  cate, represented by T. G. Procter. __  >V_sman_cre\v"lof^nen wilFTie^kept  at work on the property all winter.'  A tunnel is being run on the  ledge  and a good showing of, carbonates ".  carrying ore has been .found.     The'-  clean ore runs 100 ounces of silver-'  and a heavy percentage of lead.   If  a good ore body is encountered tho  group will be a splendid property,  .1. M. Martin of Rossland was in  Nelson last evoning en route home,  from the Slocan. lie owns the  Dolly Varden claim on the north  fork of Carpenter creek and has  brought down a ton yf ore from the  property to be tested at the Trail  smelter. Mr. Martin states that he  has au excellent showing of ore,  and if the snielter test proves satisfactory considerable additional  work will be done on the property.  Withdrawal of Troops.  Tien-Tsin, via Taku, October 3.���  The American forces will not participate in the Shan Hai Kuan expedition. The order sending a detachment of United States marines  with tho allied forces has been revoked. The allies do not expect  any opposition, They have been  advised that the authorities of Shan  Hai Kuan have been instructed to  capitulate.  General Chaffee and the commander of the Russian troops have  formally notified field marshal count  vbn'.AValdersee' of the withdrawal  of the American and Russian troops  respectively. The United States  marines will proceed to Cavite.  The movement of Indian troops  will begin in ten days..    The British  and    Germans    continue   sending"  troops to Pekin.  There are renewed preparations  for an expedition in- force against  Pao Ting Fu. The troops will probably leave in a fortnight, and columns from Pekin will co-operate  with the expedition. ; Resistance is .  expected, as the Boxersare there in  large numbers.  Patchen Wins.  St. Louis, Missouri, October 3.���  The $3500 pacing match between  .Toe Patchen and Coney at the fair  gz'ouuds today resulted in a victory  for Patchen in two straight heats.  Time 2:05 ami 2:04f.  Train Hold Up.  Omaha,  October 3;���A  Burling"  ton. passenger train was  held up,  three miles south of Council Bluff9.|  tonight.   The engine, baggage and-  express cars were detached and rua  off."   A relief train has started from  Council Bluffs.  --���-"���:, --ytyy;,   ;M ��  THE TKIBTTN-E: ..NELSON IB...0 THURSDAY 'OCTOBER I 1900  rlODSGN'S^BAY  COMPANY,  and go as they like, and pay nothing for the privilege of doing a  handsome business here. By all  means make these gentry pay a  license.  MINING   RECORDS.  INCORPORATED'1670.  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 -Mix-  turesand checks  From $7.50 to $8.50  Yesterday's niiriingirecorcls were:  Transfers���A-half interest in the  Moonlight claim, half a mile east of  Erie and south of the Nelson &  Fort Sheppard track, by John McEvoy to D. Fraser.  Locations���The Mariposa on  Whiskey creek, by Dan Fraser;  tho Iver, at the head of "Whiskey  creek, by Iver Bjornstadb; the  Seven Stars on tho summit of Rover  creek and the north fork of Salmon  river, by Edward Peters and David  McLennan; the Cash up ou Forty-  ninecreek, by John Rowell.  Certificates of work: To Alex  Swanson on the Gold Bell: to Y.  H. McKean on the Elgin ; to T. G.  Procter on  the   Elgin   Fractional:  :the other flagships thereupon ^went  ithere and put np their respective  -Hags over the forts.    to   Y.  11.  -Medal.  McKean   on   the   Prize  Seizure of Shan Hai Kuan.  Vienna, October ii.���The admir-  rlty has received the following dispatch from -Taku: In accordance  with-the request of count von AVal-  dersee the seizure of Shan-Hai  Kuan was decided upon by a council of the admirals on September  28th and all was prepared for action. English ships were sent to  demand its surrender and that tho  Chinese "evacuate the place. The  British then hoisted their' flag and  MRs7 ENFIELD'S  . . . fop fine . . .  Morrison  Renominated.  Vancouver, October 3.���Aulay  Morrison, M. P., received the unanimous renomi nation from the Liberals of AVestminster district this  afternoon at a convention for the  selection of a candidate for federal  honors. The Conservative convention meets in the same district tomorrow and it is understood ex-  governor Dewdney will receive the  nomination as Morrison's opponent.  The Benedict Floated.  Galveston, Texas, October 3.���  The British steamship- Benedict,  which was blown on Pelican island  during the recent storm, was floated  today. Five foreign steamers are  still stranded.  Surpassing*  Display in  Fall Suitings  :��ta Mtibixm. f  The Economist- says .theVnews-  papers of this great - constituency  aro singularly-silent regarding the  merits of the 'two .candidates *now  before the electorate for their-suffrages. It is strange, but it-is true.  Newspapers, like lawyers, require a  retaining fee before beginning  work.:Bothcandidates arc lawyers,  but they evidently-do not do- unto  others ns they would have' others  do unto them.  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds ancr Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  The Leading Scotch Whisky  I, IijikV  ��� KAMWifctJ  Vi__&��.  {��___  With its desirable' building sites,  its splendid stretches 'of water,'its  ' grand cascades,- itsgreatmountains  and its glorious climate, N'elson  should be the chief city in the pro-  ^-vinee of-British���Columbia���-And-ifc-  will be," if her people have onlythe  courage to take chances. Nelson  can be the manufacturing as well  as the commercial center of all of  the province that is situate-east of  the Cascade"range of mountains.  The Tribune is a strictly independent newspaper and is not giving any;advice in the present campaign; but notwithstanding this,  it will give the Gritsa "tip" without charge. It is as follows:; Begin  work on the new government buildings throughout the constituency  at once, and more particularly the  one that is to be built at the southeast corner of Vernon and AVard  streets, Nelson.  :-��� Make'Them-Pay a License.  ..'. NelaonEeonomist.  ��� There' is "considerable ��� d iscussion  as to the propriety"'of'-imposing a  license fee' on   representatives  of  big eastern" wholesale houses doing  ���business in Nelson.    These 'gentleman pay the:city:^periodical -visits,  book liberal orders and :elear.r-out.  The money they spend   is;represented on their hotel: bills-^-a-few  dollars.   AVe have numerous wholesale houses here paying city' taxes  and distributing thousands of dollars annually in Nelson and giving  employment to many hands.     AVe  do not   mean   to   say ithat   they  should enjoy aivexclusive monopoly,  but it certainly looks unfair ithat  rivals iirtrade,- who do not contribute a. cent to the revenue of "the,  .pity, should be at liberty to come  3'8colt_tii()isfyt  11��_".Jt;"-''*i'A  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Streeb.  FREP J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   THE- QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  ' ��� I>arge stock o�� high-class imported goods,  specialty of the square   shoulder���In  fashion in coats.  A  latest  R.P.RITHET&C0.,U(l.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B; GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  - Kootenay' Representative,  WHsofil5  A FULL EWE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  looal aud coast,  Flooring  local and caasto.  Newel-'Posts  "Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed- Lumber  of all -kinds.  IK WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IW STOCK  -    WU Willi. MAKB IT "FOR  VOU  CALL anivget prices.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  xti  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  to  to  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  w���  FRBTJ  IRVINE &  CO  Owing to the inclement weather that prevailed all day Wednesday, and the  great rush in our other departments, our  will be continued until 10 o'clock  CD  We  and  ancl  therefore cordially .invite all ihe ladies of Nelson ancl neighboring- towns to call at our millinery parlors  inspect our stock of fall and winter millinery, consisting "of the latest Paris and American pattern hats,  a very superior assortment of the very latest novelties and most stylish millinery. We also display on our  counters the most select ancl 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  comparefavorably with EASTERN PRICES.  ^'^'la'S'j'S'S'S'a'^'^'a'&'S^'^'^'S'S'a'a'&'fi'S'm'a'Sfm 0-0.0-0.0.0-0-0.0-0-0.0-0-0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.^.  <-*0m.0'0'0.0���0'0'0'0'0'S��'0'0T0;0'0'&'0'm>i_W'__t.__ii9 0B'0>-0-&>  ?P9T>r7VVvCti7C<C:9��P7??777??��:(:K  r_gb._  \\t  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  fflJ  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  Port  "& BW_jCtp   Specially-recommended  for dyspepsia,   loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion, --weakness  from  whatever   cauge,  ��� nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    maluriu  and general dehility.  women  complain   of   a  tired feeling.   Wilson's Invalid's- Port is -immediate  ���and efficacious, leaving no  -Harmful cflbets.  ��� Men will find it particu-  larlyvaluableas a restorative and a' strcngthener of  the body-ami nerve system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND-BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  J. A. Sayward  nALL AND LAKE STKKETS, NKLSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OV  HICNDRYX AND VERNON STRKETS  - ?,2l,lo 331 -Hileer Street," NV.eoh.  American :an,d European Plans.  MEALS  CENTS  Rough and  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough  Rnglish, Calisthenics,  Music, German and. I'Venoh lf< required,   Kall."term oom-  .mences 3rd September.  '" - li"or particulars apply lo  WISS PALMER. Jnsophlrm Street.  Xi.W. Wests. Go.  GOAL I     'WOOD!  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  -StocK-  We carry a - complete ��� stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work'will receive  prompt attention.  ROOMS LIGHTED "BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATEDBY^STEAM  --25CENTSTO 81  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BATCBB'STRBKT. NELSON.  Lighted, by. Electricity-and .Heat-  ed-with Hot-Air.  Large-oonifortablu bedrooms << and  Arab-class  dining-room-^ Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2"PER DAY  tyrs. E. C. Glaive, Prop.  LATE OV TIIK IIOTAL HOTEL, CALGARY  EVERY   DAY  AT  THE  fieison Saw &  g Wlills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail,, barge or. teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Goast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work,? Band^sawing, Brackets,vNewel!Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before, purchasing elsewhere  OfHce Corner ({all arid Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Grossing C. P. R.;Track  Mills-HalhStreetif/harf ~  FOR FALL PLANTING  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS  THORPE Sc CO.. LIMITED.-Corner-Vernoj  and Cedar streets.  Nnlsnn. Tnnniiffiohiv^j  Nelson, manufacture,  of. ami .wholesale dealors inraM'attiT.writeit! ai  fruit ayrups.   Sole  agents tor Halcyon Spring.-*  uilneral water.   Telephone GO.  ilR ,  W.h  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  TEETZEL &-CO.-Corner Baker and  Josephine streots, Nelson; wholesale dealers Uu<~ assayers supplies.' Agents for-Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  CIGARS.    .  KOOTENAY CIGAR 'MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Haker and Hall streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Koole  nay Belle"- brands' of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS Sc CO.-Baker street, .Nelson  ��� .wholesale 'dealers - In - liquors,--.oigarii  cement, Are brick and Are clay.rwater pipe.and  steel rails, and general-commission-merehanu.  -ELECTRICAL, SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY-KMOTRIC-SUPPLY. Sc CON-  'STUUCTIONCO.MPANY-AVIiolosaloile:,!-  ora in telephones, annunciators, bells;, bat terie.-i,  -fixtures, elc, Houston block, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN ��� KER 'MUXING COMPANY  -���Ceroals, Flour, Grain, Hay.. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay'- l'olnls.  Grain elevators at all principal points nn Calgary-  KdmontonR. R. vMills at Victoria, Now Westminster, and Edmonton, Albartn.  TAYLOR   FEED &  PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  ���streetp-Nolson���fGeorgo���F.���Motioii'8~"old j  stand), Flour, Feed,-Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20.  Hard Coal  AdLlunrAl-  J.G5  Crow'fl Ndfll/  Coal  c$6.15  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY. Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.    Office: .Corner of Hall TFI FPUflNF -3.1  and Baker Streeta. 'CLcriUJWC   "��>���  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  terms gash     XV. P. TiBKWEV. Geueral Agent  Telephone 147,   Offloe with O. D. J. ChrlsUs,  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors end Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  ../AT  0/ 0. Buchanan's  A;largo stock of; flr��ib<olues dry material on  hand, alio a full lluo of. mvHh..doors, moiildlngu,  turned-work, bbo.  Factory Work a Specialty  BIG   SCHOONER  . Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH  it'.  Fruit iand Ornamental Trees,  Roses, Shrubs, Vines, >Bulbs.  Orders dug in one day; you get it tho next." No fumigating or inspeotlon charges. Grconhouso  plants, seeds, agricultural implements, etc. . Largest nnd most complete stook in the province. Sond  for catalogue before placing your orders.   No agent's nor commission \o pay.  COOL  The only good-Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  ' - Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  Wjadden House  Baker and Ward  >��� Streets, Nelsou  Vardi  Foot nt Hendryx street,'Nelson  i���b.M..., John Rae, Agent  COSTELLOS EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Bagerago and express moved to any part of the  city. .Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Office comer Vlotorift and Ward stroeta/ ^Telephone 192. W, A. COSTELLO, Manager.  The.only hotel In Nelson; that hos remained  auder one.managementslnce'1800.  The bedroomBare well furnished and'Ughded  by-electrlolty.  The bar Is always stocked by the best dom s-  l)loand: imported liquors'anddgara.  "THOMAS MADDEN.- Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUMRTIOfJ HOTEL  J. II.MViMAWns;;MftJiaBar  TO CHOOSE FROM  ���V7-ECITE   LABOH   OKTLir, EMPLOYED.  P.  FRESH AND SALT. MEATS.  BUHNS &   CO.���Baker  street.   Nelson,  -wholesale dealers in fresh and oured weals.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A   MACDONALD Sc CO.-Cornor-Kront and  and  ..-'obbers in blankets, glovos, mitts, boots, rubbers,  *nanb-jnaiiM    Un<1    *ri|nniili'-ai1tif1iilna j  Hall    streets, ��� ��� wholosalo ' grocers  :.' inkets, glovos,"mitts,"  inaclriiiawfl and miners'sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMI-  -.TED���Vemon   streot, Nolson,   wholosale  grocers.         :. ���'        -   - -.*    ���  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, -Nelson, wholesale grocers.  PR. STE WART & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ��� K. track, foot of Stanley, street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce and  fruits. Cold-storage. Agents -Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products. ���  J.' Y. GRIFFIN Sc CO.���Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   In  provisions,', cured  meats; butter and'eggs.   .    ������  ADDRESS  VANCOUVER, ORITISH COLUMBIA.  :Bar stooked-wlthfhestbrands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Boor on draught. . I.arge oonifortr  abla -rooms/ ���* Irstnlass toble board.  R. REISTERER& GO.  iuRKWKRS AND BOTrLBRB Or  FINE lAGER^BE^R, ALE  AND PORTER  KootenayBl^tricSiipply&GonstrttctioiiCo.9ttd.  Elective Fixtures Electric Fans  : Medical-Batteries  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson,, wholesale, dealers in hardware .and-, mining supplies. -.��� ��� Agents .for. Giant  Powder Co: . -���    -.   '.  T,A WHENCE HARDWARE . COMPANY���  ���*-*i>Baker: St.,-.;Nelsonr:wholesale-.vdealerfl in  hardware and..mining aupplioa, and water and  -plumbers-supplies, ��� ������-_. ,  .LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpuRNER, BKETON & CO���Comer Vemon  x -'and. Josephine- streets, ��� Nelson, wholesale  HOUSTON. BLOCK,  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson; B.C.  OUR  .ARM  FILTRRS  FILTERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OURCLOSESTS  ARE NOISELESS  Prompt and  oellFwy to  lar  _ trftds  To drop ua a post card that-we. may; call and  Never -have any. plumbing done until you  ?lve .estimates. -, Ik saves -many dollars,  have aeen our. goods and our pdceB,  dealers in liqnors^oigara and dry goods,  for Pabat Brewing Co.������-���*'���������    ��� ���--   .. ��� . Agontrt  ���    _. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing CorofcCalgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE. ,  HAMILTON POWDERY COMPANY-Baker  . ^treet.vNelson,.manufacturers of dynamife,  spoiling, stumping.aud blaeli blasting powders,  wholesale'dealers In caps ��� and f use,-and eleolrlc  .blasting apparatus.  SASH AND; DOORS.  NELSON- SAW AND :PLANING - MILLS,  .LIMITED-Comer Front and Hall.streoU,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale- dealers  In eash onddoore; all kinds of factory; work made  to order.    irewfi,VitMeteon I PSf^ifcB.     STRACHAN BROTHERS,5mumhera.  WINES, AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY. LLMI-  ���TED-'-Corner FronD and HaJl-streete/ Nel-  8ouiT��holeBale dealers I a, wines (ease and belt,  ana domestic and lmported��elgars,' XWEL TBJBIME,; KELSON: B. 0.. JHDCBSJUY; OCTOSEH i. 1900  & -' y.  **_t  W^+-00 .  k��"V^^-**  mf  tit  Xii  til  til  til  "0*  tii  Xit  til  til  Xit  tii  tit  Xit  tit  Xit  tii  til  til  til  til  tii  tii  m  uso v=s ^=�� ia ^ v3 172?.  i'e=>l&'  l.e=>'  \m<-  i^1  'i' ,  Established in Nelson in 1890.  '��%,  ��  Wholesale and Retail  WE   HAVE   THE   STOCK  Wholesale and Retail  Now For  tii  iti  tii  tit  tit  tit  tii  tit  Xii  xti  iti  '-&__*'*__*���  m  It is to the direct interest of everyone who  visits Nelson this fall to examine our lines and get  our prices before buying elsewhere.  A correct knowledge of. the ^market's offerings  is of inestimable advantage to buying intelligently.  We make every effort to know and meet the  wishes of our customers.  ���    ���   -���  Our-assortment is larger than ever before, and  the newest designs are more attractive.  You are just.as welcome when you come to see  us as when you come to. buy.  Orders sent by mail are filled quickly and as,  completely as is possible anywhere.  ffl  ' ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  3$L  Atf  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  Ato  Ato  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  --���'At  ev-r  ���,r'/,;l  m  '���><S>  As we employ the'best workmen, all our watch-and jewelry manufacturing is guaranteed.  .e^-.t  �����Z_A  mm  ��� <s�� ^�� ^�� cs�� ��^�� <a  ffl  ffl  Mr  <%�����...  '; - . " I. y  i'r.*7t-<''t_.&c/������'.  Zfi  Xti  til  til  Xti  tii  *ti:  tii  tit  tit  -M  *ii;  , - ;i_ l  't'K'lt'W  * ^^^ * ^^ ���  bank -ofmmmMi  CAPITAL, all paid up..:.$12,000,000.00  RBST      7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80   -  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond ..:. .'.'Vice-President  E. S.' Clouston i. .General Manager  ���NRLSON BRANCH  Corner.Baker, and Kootenay Streets.  A. HrttlTCHAN AN .-Manager.  Branches In London. (England) -Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities iu Canada.  Muy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Orant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available In any part of.the .world.  Drafts-Issued,' Collections- Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  ^L-^^-CURHENT-iRATKiOFl-INTgKggTiPAID.^ _\   NBWSr.OF- ORGANIZED;LABOR.  THE;;BANR OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  A country-without strikes is  not  an imaginary land where someone's  pet theories are supposed to be put  into   practice with  imaginary results.   New   Zealand,    which   i'or  years has been among the;more ad-,  vanced "of those political laborator-  ies where experiment and theories  regarding the   betterment  of-the  conditions of the  human  race are  being put to the practical test is  ,  the   country   without   strikes,   of  which Mr.  Lloyd, a   well   known  United   states    writer    on   labor  topics,*5 writes.   In-order that his  readers .^aright :have> the-benefit of  the widest possible knowledge  of  . the plans which apparently = are  so  successful    in    New Zealand, Mr.  Lloyd spent last year in that coun-:  try.   Moreover, his former  studies  along similar lines - in-. America mid  England-make himaniinquestioued  '< authority. XTliecbook. is ������pecitliarly  timely,   and   contains   suggestions  which might well be taken up by  thosewhose duty.it is to legislate  for the greatest-good-of-the-great-  eat number.  Auont> ten years ago New Zealand  had a:strike whielh!.alniost rplunged  the country into civil war.. To prevent; thft.reeurreiice:- ofc labor i difficulties, not'less terrible in1 -theiivre-'-  suits than war itself, those whose  duty, it was to legislate for the people determined to.-adopt.auy,_meas-  ures; however bold or novel,.-which  would put au end to the conflict between capital and ��� labor. - Accordingly,.the minister :of rl&bor, :the  Hon/ William Peraber Reeves, made  it careful "study of tiie- legislation in  r 13 now prepared to* issue Drafts and  Letters rof-Credit-on:-Skaguay, U.- S.,  Atlin, B. C.,.and Dawson City, N. W. T.  the different countries of the world  designed to harmonize  the  laborer  -and   capitalist.     The   working   of  their industrial conciliation-and arbitration  tribunals   was carefully  examined by him, witkthe couclu-  =sion^that^in=E!igland,r?thrqughont=  Europe,   America ,aud ,���>. Australia  ��� voluntary.arbitL-ation.hadJ:ailed for  generations."   There was but one  " conclusiou.and the new thing suggested was compulsory arbitration.  rMiv Lloyd gives its main  points as  follows:  1. It applies only to industries  in which "there are trade unions.  2. It does not prevent private conciliation or arbitration. '?>. Conciliation is exhausted by the state before it resorts to arbitration. S. If  conciliation is unsuccessful, the disputants must arbitrate. 5. Disobedience of the award may be  punished or not at the discretion of  the court.  -The compulsion of the law is  three-fold ��� compulsory publicity,  compulsory, reference to a disinter-  : ested arbiter���-provided the disput-  -ants, will not; arbitrate voluntarily,  compulsory obedience to the award.  It does not forbid or prevent disputes, but makes the antagonists  light their battles in. court according to a legal code instead of the  ordinary "rules of war."  There are twokinds of tribunals  ���-boards of conciliation and a-.court  of arbitration, and in both the  workingmen aud the employers are  equally represented, by men;of.their  own choice. There is a board :of  conciliation to : every "industrial  district,'- and the country is divided  into as many industrial districts by  the governor general as seems advisable. .There is but one court of  arbitration for the whole country.  The court of arbitration consists of  three- persons, who hold for three  years, appointed by,the governor  general, and of three appointees.  One ' must be chosen by hira from  Imperial Bank of .Canada  ��� HKAD,OFFICE-TORONTO.  Capital Authorized- $2,500,000  Capital-Raid up r.$2,468)603  Rest S 1,700,000  I), R. Wilkie, General Manager.  fi. Hay,.Inspector.  Nolson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Stroet  J. M.,LAY, Manager.  rapid gains in membership in ,the  -past two. years. Seventeen . new  ���local unions have. been, established  and-nearly forty per cent gain is  noted in the general membership.  An effort is to be made to organize  the women workers in tho trade.  men-nomiuated by. the workingmen  .and one from men-nominated by  'the capitalists. The third is a judge  of the supreme court.  Among other provisions no attorney general is allowed to appear  =bei'ore=theTboard3-ror=eourt=exeept  by consent of both parties, which is  "practicallyonever given." Precaution is taken to prevent'-"injurious  publicity tOithe secrets of the business. Pending.the decision -by-the  .court of;arbitration there can be no  strike or/-lockout, nor^must one be  entered, upon -to forestall such intervention except it can bo made  clear. tOrthe courtthat the business  has-been**stojiped because it Avas  unprofitable.  The conclusion; arrived at by Mr.  Lloyd is compulsory arbitration  has been a success in New Zealand  because the' people wanted to arbitrate. In-exhausting private effort  to*-establish arbitration they became educated up ���, to compulsory  arbitration. It does ; not follow  from this,.according to Mr. Lloyd,  that compulsory, arbitration would  succeed in other countries, "for a  .people? not -yet -developed enough  for the majority-to seek to arbitrate voluntarily," would be folly.  He does not claim that all capital-  :ists.:are satisfied, liortthat all laborers are satisfied, but the New Zea-  lander claims that all are at work  though not satisfied, and that compulsory arbitration .law works  ^"steadily as a force to honesty in  trade."  'While admonishing the reader to  remember -that New Zealand is the  only-country;in the world which  has inaugurated a compulsory arbitration law; he is of opinion that  similar laws might operate differently in different countries.  . The United States census of 1S90  shows that 22,700,000. persons over  ten-.years of age are ..engaged in  ���gainful occupations. Of these 18,-  000,000 are ..males and 3,900,000  -females.  Charles Wilson, ofL, the Tailors'  Union, Rossland, now'located at  Greenwood, British Columbia, lias  been .appointed organizer for the  American Jj'ederatioiKof���Laboi'���for-  ;tho Boundary coun try.  An investigation by. thestatisti-  ��� cal society of 0reat ������ ���Britain proves  that Avhereas in ISOO -the unemployed numbered 2.70 per cent, in  1S90 they totalled ��.25 per cent.  From the report w*e learn when  money wages rose employment and  marriages rose and indoor pauperism fell. When wages fell all fell  but -indoor'-pauperism. "That  shows," continues the report, "how  perilously near to the line of dependence the majority of workmen  live." _______ ������  The various national organizations, as well as the American Federation of Labor, continue to report  a steady and sure growth both.in  membership and financial strength  despite unfavorable tracle conditions and many big strikes in different sections of the country.  Rritish delegatesto.the American  Federation of Labor convention  this year will be:Peter Curran of  the glassworkers, and John  Weir,  H. D.  ASHGTOFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  WagonrepairinB promptly attended to by a  flrab-oiaad wheelwright. '  -Speoial attention given bo all kinds ot repairing and cnatom work (rom outside points.  Shoot   Hall 8ti.. botiwami Hakm and Vornon,  of the -miners,  known socialist.  Curran   is  a well  The Tokio Labor World says that  the factory system of -Japan is  "simply a slaughter honse-of.human  beiugfi."  About 30,000 operatives iu the  textile.and silk industries of Paterson, New Jersey,.areridle.  .A..   JEHSrSTJE-A.rx  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangera.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, etc;. Kalao-  nUnlng: and Tinting.  Htrlotlyrflrgt-olasa work.  Estlmatea (urnlaheu.  The --Bookbinders' ', Interuatiorial  Union, according to the reports of  its officers submitted at t.he recent  Cleveland   convention,   has   made \ JJ^Sffiffi NELSON, B.C,  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���KTELSON MINKrtS' UNION NO. Mi. W. V. o  x' M.���Moots in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria aud Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. IJ. Mowatt, President. Janie  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scai.h oi-- Waoks  kor Nklson Distriot���Per shift, machine  men, ?3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,  _carnibn, shojreier.sand,other_under(;round labors  ef3,-'g3;u0r" ~���; ~~; ~  rpRADKS AND IjABOH COUNClTw.���The regu-  ���*��� ��� larmeetings of tho Nelson Trades and I.iibor  Council will-be held in the-miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay Btreets, on the  llrst and third Thursday, ofveach month, at  7.110 p. m. G. J. Thorpe, President J. H. Mathe-  son,-Secretary.        -^  ?rpHE regular moetlngs ot the Carpenters' Union  ���-.���*���   are held oii"Weane8day evening of each  ����� week, at < 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union hall cor-  nof'Victoria and ICootenaystreela.   It. Hobin-  son. President.  JamoR Colling, Secrotary.  ���DAKBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 100, of  JJ- tho International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every llrst and third Monday of each month in Minor's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and" Kootenay streets, at 8:.'���� p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H. Matheson, Presidont, W. S. Bel-  ville, Secretary. ��� _^^  ���DRICKLAYKRS AND MASONS' UNION.  ���if The-Brioklayors andMasons'.lnternational  Union No. 3 of Nolson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall.  J. W. Etcher,- president; Joseph Clark; recording  and corresponding secretary. ;   T iABORERS' UNION.-Nelson laborers' Pro  if teotlvei Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Fratemity,Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at7:30p.m. Bharp. Visiting members of tho American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  MoFee, President. Percy Shaokelton. Secretary.  ���KTELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  '*' meeting.of the-Painters' Union-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.   piiA8TERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  t���. V?t njeots-cvery. Monday evening In the  Elliot block;'corner-Baker and Stanley street*, at  8o'clock. J. D. Mover, president; Donald Mo  liflan. sacretary'  &  rBATERNAL.-SOCIETIES.  NEMON J.ODGR, NO. 28, A. V. SC A. M.  Meets second Wednesday in each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelsou Ixjdge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets lu 1.0,0. F.  Hall, corner Baker, and Kootenay Btreets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Vlsitlnir Knights  oordlally Invited to attend. F. .1. Bradley. C.-C;  J. A. Paquelle. K. cf R. &^S.   NELSON L. O. L��� No. 1CW, meots In I. O. O. F.  .Hall,-oorner Baker, aud Kootenay streets,  1st < aud 3rd , Friday. of - each. month. Visiting  brethern cordially invited. R. ltobinson, W. M.  XV. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.   NELSON JER1E,' Number 22, Fraternal Order  of .Eagles,.meets every seooud and fourth.  Wednesday lueach month In Fraternity HaU.  Visiting brethren welcome. XV. (toenail, Presl  dent,   Charles Prosaer, SewelAry,  ESTATE  OF HENRY A.  GERVAN.  In the matter o<! the estate of Henry A. Gervan,  late of tho City of Nelson in the province ol'  British Columbia,deceased.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to the "Trus-  stees and Executors Act" of tho revised statutes  of the Provice of British Columbia, 1837, Gap  187, that all creditors and others having cUims  against the estate ot the said Ilonry A. Oervan,  -who died on er about the 29lh day of March,  J900, to send by post prepaid, ordeliverloMessrs.  Oalliher & Wilson, of tho said City of Nelson,  solicitors for Thomas J. McC'auimon, the administrator of the personal estate and effects of the  .said deceased, or to the said Thomas .1. McCammon of the City of Nelson uforesald, their cliris-  Man and surnames, addresses and description?,  the full particulars of their claims, the statement  of their accounts and the nature of. the seenri-  > lies, if any, held by them, on or beforeMhc 201 h  .day of Ocloben 1900.  And furl her lake net ice that after such last  mentioned dale the said administrator will proceed to distribute Ihe assets of Iho deceased  among the parties <jiitllled thereto, having re-  ���gn.nl only to Ihe claims which ho shall then have  notice, and the said'administrator will not be  liable for the said assets or. any part thereof to  '_jiny perfoiilptLPer��ons_of_whose,claims:notice,  shall hot have been receiveflby hint at the time  ���of such distribution. -    ���      -'  OALL11IKR & WILSON,  ,    . Solicitors forThowasJi McCammon, adminis-  I, tator for Henry A. Gervaof deceased.  Dated this 2u!,h day of September. 11)00.  ESTATE   OF   JAMES   KELLY.  Tn tho matter of the<estate of James ICelly, late  ���of the Citv of Nelson, In the county of Kootenay,  province of .British. Columbia, livery slabla  keeper, deceased.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to tho "Trust-  cos and Executors Act" of the Revised Statutes  " of the Province df British Columbia,' 1897, Chapter 187,- thatall creditors and others having  claims ugainst.thc estate of the said James Kelly,  who died on or about tho- 18th day of Octobor,  1809, are required, on or before the 1st day of fc  vomber, 1800, IohcihI by post prepaid or dolivei  to Messrs. Taylor & Hannington, of the City ol  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Richard XV. Day,  of tho City of Nelson aforesaid, tho administrator of the real and personal effects of the said de-  ���ccascd, or to said Richard XV. Day, their Christian and surnames, addresses .und descriptions,  the full particulars of their claims, the state  men tot their accounts and the nature of the kc-  . curitics, if any, held by them. .  And further take notice that after such last  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distributo tho assets of tho deceased  among tho.parties entitled thereto, having regard only to tho claims which ho shall then have  notice, and tho said administrator will not be  liable for the said assets or any part; thereof to  ��� any person or persons of whose claims.notice  shull nothave been receivedby him ab tho time  ,' of such distribution.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  .Solicitors for'Richard W.Day, administrator  for James Kelly, deceased.  .    Dated the Uth day of August, 1900.  ".NOTICE.  The mattor of the co-partnership of Kelly &  Steeper of.Nelson,B..C, liverymen.  All persons having, claims against the co-part  nershij) of-Kelly &;��t.oeper above named or the  .Kald livery stable business as carried on- under  the name of. ICelly Sc Steeper are requested to  .'.liand.TorUiw.Uli to Jtichard W. Day, their, names  .and full particular:) of. their said cfalin.s.  ��� taylor & hannington,  .'Solicitors for; Richard \V.- Day, Administrator.  DISSSLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP  Notice la hereby given that the partnership  heretofore existing between Edward C. Cordingly. and A. \V. Purdy, carrying on-business as  Furniture Dealers, in the City of Nelson, under  j  the name, style and Arm of the Nelson Furniture  ���Company, has this day been dissolved hy mutual  consent.   Richard W. Day of Nelson, li. C.,-ac-  >   countant, has beeu appointed Teeeive.- to wind  :   up the affairs of the nrm, to whom all accounts  - line tlio lirm must be paid; and ell claims against  ' .the Arm should be. sent.  Witness: E. C. CORDINGLY  -XV. A. GALLIHER. A. XVi EURDY.  Dated this durst day nt. August, A. D. 1900, at  .. ��lie City of Nelaon,  \. I.;  <t>"  Provincial Board-of ^Health  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Eegnls-tions   for   the   Detection   and  .Treatment of a-Disease 'Known  as Bubonic'Plague.  -tjiproved hy Order of His Honor the Lleutonnnt-  liovcrnor-in-Coiinrll, dated this til h tiny of-  .September, IfloO.  .E. AH sick (Jliincse or Japanese must scud or  ���ffiv-o notice of their illness to the Health Olliccr  ���or Police Constable in lhe district where such  Oluueso oi-Jupancso re,sjdc.    ���  2.4'Jiysicians iii.utlendance on sick; Chinese or  =J^paueHe.shui!Uiiptifyfthe--]iettrtliOfllcer-or^Chalr.>���  mini .af the.Local Board pf. Health o'f<Munlcipali-  tics;.oi;, if in-.ari p.u)lyinK district, the. Govern-  :tiient-AK��at must bo not^d: 'Such'! notification  i Mhould->'��t��.te;tho- cause of; Illness and Uio con  ilition of tbc/jlands throughdut Iho'.'biody of the  ���isick-persoiv.and- should besdelivered .to the  .-Health'Olllcer^.Chainnan of,the-Local Board of  ;3Iealth, or Qov��rjnnent Agent; lis'thecaae may  :.lje,at thecarliestjiossiblo opportunity.  Ii. In City Municipalities. Uio Medical-Health  .Olllcer Shallbe noUllcd -within six-liours'of the  .���death of'unyChincae or Japanese;,by, the ,-per-ion  ���on whose preinises.suQh,<leulh occurred, or by  Home relation or person ,having -chargo of lhe  .person so dying.  I. In Rur.UMuiilcl|ialllics,^)c Medical Health  Olllcer, or Chairman orSecretary' of vtlio Local  Jioard of Health must bo .-notified -within sl\:  . hours cf such deaths, and in outlying districts  'the Government A��eiit or Pi'ovlncUl Constablo  .Mhall bo notitled within twolve hours after such  'death, or ns soon afi ci- ns possible. Certificates  ..'istothocau.se of death must bo.signed by fie  Health.Olliccr in MunlolpaUUes.aiul In outlytpg  ���districU by tho Govcnininnt Agent, or. sonic jipr-  -son duly authorized by him.  fi. Any person violating any provision of these  Tcgulauous, shall be liable, upon summary con-  . viction before any two Justices ot the,Peace, for  ���every such oIl'eiiBC. to a lino aiot exceeding ono  hundred dollars, with or without cosls, or to im-  prlsonment, with or without hard'labor, fora  term not oxccodingslx month*, or-to Iwtli flno  .and imprisonment, In the discretion of the convicting court.  CHARLKS J. FAGAN, M. D..  Secretary, Provincial Board of Health.  By Command,  J. D.PRENTICK,  Provlliclal Secretary  Victorlu, B. C. September 8th,Tl300.  , NOTICE.  "Biu.s pp Sali: Act."  Ills Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, under the  provisions of section's! of theiVHlllsrof :Sale Act.'  asenact^A by section. ii of the "Billaof Sale Act)  Amcndmest Act,-lS99.-"ha��been-pleased to alter  she plsoe��iw.tho-!ttgi8tratronprBill3.ofSala "for  tiie.remainder of the County of Kootenny," as fol-  3own,-.namei{':  For that_ps*t of tiie County of Kootenay being  ���ihe territory covered by thej North Bldiug or  ICast Kootenaj; Electoral .District:  -      :  Theofllce of the Registrar of the County Court  :at Golden. ' ' .'   "  For that part of the County of Kootenay being  the territory covered by: the Revelstoke Riding  ���of the WestKooUnay .Electoral-District:  Tho office of the Registrar of the" County Court  rat Revelstoke.  Such alteration.to take.effect on the 1st day  October, 1900. J. D.-PRENTIOE.  .   _ , : Provincial Secret ary,  j'rovlnci'U SecretarjJs Offlce,  Sth September, ISOO, n  --���"="���'��������  TTTS TMbflKE: KELSON, & c, THURSDAY OCTOBER 4 1!00  Queen Victoria ChocQlates'  THIS  BEST  ON  THE   JSA1_j_\ "R.T^Tn^T  SOLD   03STL-5T   BTT  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  f<FSs����* Wo^lt1*1* 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  ancl   pattern.   Our  stock   is   complete   in   all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  217 AND 210-BAKRR STRKKT.-.NKLSON.'  Nelson Furniture Co.  The entire stock of the Nelson Furniture Company  has been purchased by  The OLD CURIOSITY SHOP  and will be Sold at  Tremendous Sacrifice Prices  The stock consists of Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums,  Pictures, Upholstered Goods, Fancy Rockers, etc.  EVERYTHING  MUST  GO.  Doors Open Thursday Morning, October 4th  The brother proved to be Harry  Ftippin, a well known prospector  ancl one of the first men to come  into Nelson.  The ladies of the Congregational  church gave a pleasant social at the  home of Airs. Bellamy, Baker street,  last night. Tho weather conditions  were anything but favorable, de-  pi te which the alTair Avas well attended and those present spent a  pleasant evening.  E. W. Matthews returned from  the Boundary country last night,  having received a telegram that  Mrs. Matthews was seriously ill.  Mrs. - Matthews ' is in'���'���''. AVinnipeg,  where she went in August last for  medical, treatment. Mr. Matthews  lef t for AVinnipeg last night via tiie  Crow's Nest line. If his wife's condition improves he hopes to be back  in Nelson by AVednesday or.Thurs-  day of next week.  An interesting Avedding ���. took  place, yesterday morning at the  church of Mary Immaculate, wheu  Mark J. Moriarity of Ymir Avas  married to Miss Maggie Baxter of  the same place by Rev. father Ferland. The bride AA'as supported by  Miss Mary Dietrich of Nelson, and  the groom was, assisted by P. P.  McCarthy of Ymir." "After the ceremony'the wedding party were entertained at the Queeu'sjiotel.-  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  THEO M|ADS0fl, Proprietor.  ���'.-������ .Bakor Street,, Nelson. ���  CITY LOCAL NEWS  It is reported that judge AValkeni  will preside at the forthcoming sittings of the assize court.  The original smelter band reorganized last eveniug. They will  begin practicing next week.   .  Bids for the alterations on the  Phair hotel are now,in order. See  ad. in another column of today's  Tribune. '    -   .  At the police court yesterday  morning E. C. Traves Avas fined $25  and costs, for purchasing "willow  grouse contrary to the Game Protection Act.  Another case has beeii added to  the criminal docket for the assizes,  - that of Regina vs Walker, adjourned  from last court.   The, defendant,is  charged with assault at Fernie.  John S. Hooper of AVinnipeg,  monumental designer and dealer in  marble and granite, is locating in  Nelson and has opened an office in  the Masonic block. He will "utilize  the Kaslo marble as well as other  classes of stone.  Joe Dilley,   who   has circulated  ^J}.nd._s_old_TiiE_TRiBU_NR_jat_Sandon_  i'or months, is down with inflama-  tory  rheumatism,   and   has   been  compelled to turn his business over  to   another boy, whom  he recom-  ' mends   as   his successor.    Walter  . Ciiffe is the other boy.  President J. N. Hill of the Nelson  &. Fort Sheppard road did not stay  long in Nelson. His private car  was brought in Tuesday from  Kootenay Landing and run out to  Fve-mile. point, where Mr. Hill nnd  party joined it. They left for Spokane at !3:30 o'clock, after a brief  stay at the hill station.  The officials of the Methodist  church state that the negotiations  for a new church organ have not  reached as advanced a stage as  might be inferred from the paragraph in yesterday's Tribune.  When full information on the organ  subject is to hand the matter will  be laid before the trustees and congregation for action.  Yesterday was not a good day  for millinery openings, but it was a  fine day-for the display of Avater-  ' proof goods."   The various millinery  openings have been postponed until  such time as the weather is moie  suitable for the display of the headgear that is so needful to the fashionable and unfashionable feminine  portion   of   this'great commercial  and political center. "  The C. P. R. construction depart-  ment has submitted a statement of  the timber used on the Balfour extension to J. K. Martin, provincial  timber inspector. From this it appears that the quantities used were  /is follows;   Ties, 48,880;   squared  Nelson Opera House  Return engagement  of the     t  R. E. FRENCH  COMPANY  For Two Nights Only  The  Great Christiana  Play  QUO VADIS  Wednesday, Oct. 3rd  PERSONAL.    .  Mrs. Stocks, senior; Mrs. Aitkin,  Mrs. Bevcridge and Miss Stocks, who havo beon  l.nc guests of.I. I_. Stocks, .losepliiue.street, for  Novcrnl weeks, left Tuesday for Color.'ido. where  they will spend a short;time before sailing for  tlieir home in Scotland. The party expects to  leave New York on November 7th.  C. AV. Birdsall, mine manager at  t he pnllivan, passed through Nelson yesterday  cn route to Spokane where he will spend several  weeks. .'  T. J. Lendrum, of the Bosun and  othpr Slocan. mining proivrlies, has been at  Santa Monica; California, for several weeks. He  leaves tomorrow for the eass and will sail shortly  for'Hnglahd.  AV. Valentine Hunt, superintendent of the Bonnington Falls power house, was a  guest at the Hotei Hume yesterday.  J. M. Martin, ex-M.P.P. of Rossland is in the city.  Eugene Croteau, of .the   Dumas  mine at. Yinir, is registered at the Hotel Hume.  Alex Gartsore, of Hamilton, .Ontario, president of the Gnrtshore-Thompson Pipe  Foundry-Company, is in the oity today. He  leaves this afternoon for Rossland.  George Johnston of Cranbrook is  registered at the Queens Hotel. He is Interested  in Kast Kootonay mining properties.  J. D. Robinson and A. Allingham  of Winnipeg are in the city today.  - A. Morrison and,Avife-of Columbia aro spending a'few days in Nelson. ���  Right on Time  is the man with a good  ��� watch���right there when?  ever he is due.  ^  The^Cheerful-^Liar  Thursday, Oct. 4th  PRICES   50   and   75   CENTS  timber, 308,770 feet, board measure;  piles, 00,77'1 lineal feet; milled lumber, 871,753 feet, board measure.  The government tax collected was  about .$1000.  Provincial constable C. AV. Young  came in last night with .1. Bulko,  aged 10 years, who Avas convicted  of theft at Slocan City on Tuesday  and sentenced to two years in the  reformatory at Victoria. The lad  will be taken to the coast tomorrow  with Brown and Mitchell, who are  ticketed to the penitentiary. Constables Forrester and Young will  escorii the trio.  The C. P. B. i.s asking for tenders  for the construction of freight sheds  at Kaslo and at Nelson.   The specifications for the latter call for a  building 225 by 40   feet.     Three  offices are 'provided for the agent  and his staff, one for the shedmen  and a compartment, 00 by 40  feet  for a bonded warehouse.  An eight-  foot platform surrounds *the building. '���'���-.' '������  ^Robert    Rippin    of   Davenport,  JoAva, is a guest at the Hotel Hume.  He is a locomotive engineer running  on the Chicago & North  AVestern  road out of Davenport.   He -came  here in search of a brother whom  he had not seen for eighteen years,  and- was  successful in his quest.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  To Let-7-Furnished room at readable figure; private hoard next door. Fourth  house above city hall, Victoria stree*.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  cottage. Water, electric light and puwerage.  Apply to Mrs. Croasdaile, Observatory stree1;.  For Rent���Offices.   Apply to A.  H. Huchauan, Bank nf Montreal.  ..To Rent���The   bar   and   dining  roomi of the Palace Hotel at Sandon. ' The barroom is furnished coinplele and license pa'd for  four months; the dining-room is not furnished.  A good hasement in connection. Address or  apply to Mrs. Annie Kagan, Sandon, 11. V.  To Let���Seven-roomed  cottage ;  at S2ii; all conveniences; near comer of Victoria  and Cedar streets:    Apply to J. Uoxliead,;.Vic- -  toria street. v" .    '    ..v  AVanted!���Cook, two   bush-men,  two f irniers. five waitresses, girls for housework.  Nelson Kmploynien't Agency, Baker Strct.   .  Waited.���Grocery clerk acquainted with local trade. For further information apply by letter to "Grocer, Tribune Ollleo."  Dressmaker���Young' lady wants  a position/' Apply at Hall street, Maslouka shoe  store.  .AVanted���Generalservant. Apply  by letter to B. at The Tribune ofllce.  First   class room and  board  in  private' family $-.M and $11 per week.    Table  board $150.   Next to Italian fruit store on .lose-  ' phine street,- between   Silica   and   Carbonate  streets.  Sewiug^An experienced seamstress is open for-engagements by the day or  week. Children's work a specialty. Apply to  Mrs. R������; four doors above the city li'ali on Victoria street.  WantecL-r-rBoy to herd cows ��� and  clean stables from fl a.m. to 5 p.m. Give him  dinner.   Apply JI. N. Harrison, Hume Addition.  Cellar .to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax. ���-'      -  - : For'   Rent���"Store   in ��� Tremont  Hotel block.' Apply to Malone & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  Nicely'Furnished Rooms���corner  'Vernon aiul Cedar streets.  ToLet���rBarly next month;-store  ���in brick block with"ceMar. Apply C. W. AVest.-*  Co:, oornerHall and Baker streets.  For Rent���AVell Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north  side . Carbonate street between Josephine and  AVard.-    * 7  ��� Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer ' barn " on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.       ������    - -    -A Cowardly Assassin.  MikI'T.ingtoavn, Pennsylvania, October 8.���While sitting in an open  window last night at his.hou.se "at  Oriental/ Juniata county, Adam  Goodling was shot through the  mouth by an unknown assassin.and  instantly^ killed; On,. Sunday. Mr.  Goodling was~;heard to remark that  he had but two enemies in the  world, of one of whom he was in  terrible"fear. The entire community thereabouts has been thrown  into a state of excitement and. are  requesting experienced detectives  to ferret out the assassin.  m_____m_*__0____t__mm_______u_m  3STELS03ST  BT-A.SLO.  S^IN-IDOISJ  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, ANO STEEL RANGES ,.  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TKMOI'IIONR 27 .'     ' ' Store, Corner Baker and Jo sephine flirct  was obliged to retire and to resume  the rifle duel, awaiting reinforcements. Eventually after hard work  colonel Wilcox cnptiired the positions and occupied the. A'illage of  Isa-'Nsn Avithout- opposition. Subsequently the Biitish carried three  other villages at the point of the  bayonet and burned them. Seventy  Ashantis Avere killed. The British  losses were major Mellis and captain.  Luard severely wounded, three officers slightly wounded, three nieii  killed and twenty-eight others  Avounded.  TO   LET  FURNISHED  STOVES!       STOVES!  Wo are sole agenls for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Temperance   Hotel  ON  VERNON  STREET  A.Slaughter of Ashantis.  London, October 3.���A dispatch  to the Morning Post from Kumassi  reports that heavy fighting took  place last'Sunday between colonel  Wilcox's column and the Ashantis  at Abu Asu. "After heavy fighting,'.' says the dispatch, "theBritish  column made an ineffectual attempt  to charge the-Ashanti  portion, but  TO   BUILDING   CONTRACTORS.  HUCH   R.  Baker Street. Nelson.  CAMERON  Agent and Appraiser.  "Will burn anything.  ' in any line  Results unequalle/J  of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPAN  i ��� &&&_;��:& _Z;___'-Z._Z- ___���___���  ffl       r///'    "CSv" ' ^^���  ffl  to  to  ffl  ��� 09 ^3p:~S^S:-J:-f���s  D. J. Dewap, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR    SALE.  Two nice lots, for building ��ite, 100x120.   %t'f��b.  Six lots,'corner..'Hall and Observatory streets  Nicely cleated and leveled: Will'HCll en bloo  or separately." 9200 each.  Lot 50x120, Mill street.   %-itfS.  Two lots, corner Hall and Vernon streets.   $3,.'iOO.  Seven room house, Hume addition. $'/,100.. $200  cash; balance, ��2;Vper month.  Seven room house, end of Baker street, to let. ?20.  "Oflico in-  Maddch Block  D. J. DEWAR  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  We arc selling a watch for $10.00 thai, is a  faithful and reliable companion. It is sold  under a'guarantoe that guaiantces, and there  is no other watch as good tor the price. We  would like to show il, to you.  Patenaude Bros.  WATCHMAKERS. / ,".    ,  Millinery Opening  mrs, Mclaughlins  Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE STEEET  Nelson.  CONSERVATIVES, ATTENTION!  Tho plans aud specifications for the alterations  _ol'_the Phair-Hotel are to bo-seen-at the ofllce of  Swart & Carrie," architects. Nelson.  Bids for the ��xeoution of the work will be received at the.Pliair Hotel up to 11 p. in., October  11th. 1900.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. .    K.I.. PHAIR.  gpcxixxzxxmxxixrtixxttxixnminxrxxxmixxxnKnf  JUST   ARRIVED  -.'A Car Iioad of  Cider.  THORPE & CO. >".:'r  ttxxxncxxxxxmmxxxxxxxixxxnxxxxxxxxxixxnxxxzxxxxfl  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000  FOK SAI.IO.  Xti  ffl  ffl.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  w  Our Wagon  *%  Is busy all day and every  day making prompt deliveries of good groceries to wise  people. Do yon buy here?  If you have not been doing  here aro a few things  that will tempt you to our  doors, or to your telephone, and will help you iu preparing  breakfast. Grape Nuts, Gerrain,. Rnlston's Breakfast Food,  Self Rising Buckwheat Flour, Shredded Whole Wheat Biscuits  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone IO 185 Bakep Street  to'  to  to  toi  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl\  ffl  ikh  ffl}  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  Sold in Bulk  IT IS A FACT  Try This Tei  Six-room houso, Hume Addition, ?SM>.  A complete set of tinner's tools.  Team; harness and wagon, $150.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER. WARD STREET  lQiTsALE--OHEAr  Six lots corner Observatory and  Hall streets, drained and cleared,  for building. ______  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  That our special brand of INDIAN CEYLON TEAlsasuccoss.. That our sales in tbis linl  havc doubled. That our customers will have none other. That it has no equal, and- stands alonel  foi" purity, strength, and flavor. - . f  We have just recelveda largo shipment of this tea direct' from the gardens in India, and cad  recommend the same to the public as being unexcelled;   ��� -    ���  Fifty   Cents   Pep   Pound.  WILLIAM HUNTER & OO.  Baker Street. GROCERS. Nelson, B.  Maple Syrup  ����<i Honey  We have just received a large consignment of Old Settlers' Maple' Syrup, the be J  on the market; also some pure Ontario White Clovar. Honey.   Try it.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  PrO. Box"176.~  JOHNURMGSCOI  3  A general meeting of the supporters of the  Conservative candidate for member of thelfoii'e  of Commons for Yale-Cariboo constituency will  be held on Thursday ovonine in the rooms over  Neelands' shoe store on Baker street. It Is important that there should be a large attendance,  as the beat method of organizing for the cam  paign will be dlscuqsed.  VRRV.    nvINE,  Chairman Conservative Association,  Nelson, October lap, 1900,  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  "CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenaj Cigar Mfg. Do.  NEtSON.jBRITISH COt~4BIA  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON. B.'o.  Coffee roasters aiid dealers lu.Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted ooffue of best Quality as  follows I  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound 9  10  Java and Mooha Wend, 8 pounda  1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounda  1 00  Santos Blend, 6 pounds.. __,_ I 00  Our Speoial Blend, e pounds ~  100  Our Rio Roasb, 0 iioniida .......���.._. 1 00  A toial order ioUolted, Salesroom 9 doors east  of Oddfellowfl block. Wait Baker itreofc  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Aoolv O. Ii. T.TSNNOX. Solicitor. Nelson H. O  E~P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Offlco with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streeta.    -  City offlce of the Nelson Soda water Factory.  A. }_r.$^^,vA.mi.C.K'  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotorla aud.Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box ��9.    .    ��� . ,     TELKPHONH NO. !)5  ZE3 U  _i^  E  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  "^mEoVb. o. Dealers in Meat!  ARCHITECTS.  EWART Sc ..CARRIK-Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street, Kelson.  ENGINEERS. ~  OHAIILE3 PARKER-Minlflgand milling en-  irlnear.  Tiirner-Boeckh Block, Baker Btreet,  Neteon,       . .......   Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Nel  -Deriver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade City, MiJ  way, and Vancouver.  Mall Orders ..Promptly Forward*  ; ' AUi KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALH AND RETAIL '.  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E-   Q%   TRAVES,  Maiiagef  ORDERS -��ir MAIL RECEIVE CAR4CFUL AND FROHPT AXTKNTION *  iiM^y-yyt-   '.���;.;������:...:;:���'

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