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Array ���y '���:s --a;:rS4p^%^|  DAILY EDITION   BY IvIAlL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  tine  fy.  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  - NELSON:  FRIDAY MORNING OCTOBER 5  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  if  FOLEY IS THE LABOR NOMINEE  The Convention After Deliberating- At Length Decides  on a Candidate.  WHILE AT WORK IN THE DEPTHS, HE RECEIVES THE NEWS  From the 400-foot level of tho  Centre Star mine at Itossland Chris  Foley yesterday accepted the invl-  .tation of the Labor convention in  ' this oity to carry the standard of  the Independent Labor party in the  forthcoming campaign.  After   failing to   induce   James  Wilks of Nelson to accept the nomination, the delegates turned to Mr.  ���   Foley, and  a telegraphic message  was "sent to leading Rossland labor  men, who were requested to place  the convention's message before the  nominee.   A delegation was gathered together and Mr.  Foley was  found at work in the Center Star  mine at the 400-foot level.   The details of the interview are not to  hand,   but   the deputation   wired  back to Nelson that Mr! Foley had  accepted the nomination.  ' ' The convention resumed business  at 9 o'clock   yesterday    morning.  After some'discussion the question  of nominating a candidate was gone  into.   The poll-being declared open  four names were placed before  the  convention,    these    being    James  Wilks,   secretary   of   the    Nelson  Miners' Union; Chris Foley, of the  Rossland   Miners'   Union;   Arthur  Ferris, president of the   Rossland  . Trades   and   Labor    Council,   and  John  McLaren,   president   of   the  Rossland Carpenters'.Union. Messrs.  ��� McLaren and Ferris were present  at the convention as "delegates and  l&jpth .withdrew from the running,  -agreeing that with such strong men  1 available as the other gentlemen  ' name _it��"w6uld bei unfair to the  party   sfioulfl^" thoy   permit   their  names to go to a . ballot.   This left  James Wilks and Chris Foley alone  - in the field and on a division Mr.  AVilks carried' the convention by a  liberal majority.   The nomination  was tendered to Mr.  Wilks after  lunch and declined. ���  lu view of Mr. Wilks' stand it  was concluded to offer the nomination to the convention's second  choice. Mr. Foley was not present  at the convention, an important  contract on which- he is engaged  having detained him iu Rossland.  , Ife is one of the most enthusiastic  and capable men in the new independent labor party, and although  it was distinctly understood that  he did not seek the nomination, the  Rossland delegates stated that iu  the event of it being deemed essential to the party's success, Mr.  TFoley~would~step_into~the���breach?  Accordingly an urgent message was  dispatched to him tendering the  nomination and assuring him of the  party's undivided support. After  some delay a reply in the affirmative was received. The nomination was then made unanimous.  The discussion of ways and means  of conducting tho campaign was  gone iuto and resulted in the formation of a general .campaign committee as follows: Rossland,  Thomas Brownlee; Greenwood,  Charles Wilson; Sandon, Percy  Johnston;   Moyie, II. II. Dimmock ;  Kimberley, Harry White; Slocan  City, Johu A. Foley; New Denver,  Duncan J. Weir ; Silverton, Joseph  Brandon; Whitewater," J. J. Macdonald ; Ymir, Alfred Parr; Kaslo,  Duncan McPhail; Nelson, Walter  Kee; Phcenix, James Riordan;  Revelstoke, Frank Craig.; Kamloops, John Savage. The committee  was instructed to add to its number  at points not-already represented  to the number of twenty-four.  James Devine, ex-secretary of the  Rossland' Miuei'9' Union and the  president of tho District Miners'  Association, was appointed secretary-treasurer of the general committee.  The convention closed with cheers  and a tiger for candidate Foley.  On being interviewed by a reporter of Thi;: Tribune last night  at the conclusion of the convention  of the Independent Labor party,  Mr. James Wilks, whom it was generally considered would be the candidate of the party in the approaching campaign, made the following  statement:-   "It was simply a case  of selecting the strongest and best  candidate and   one   that   is most  likely to carry the party through a  vigorous campaign to victory.    It  was a case upon which the political  aspirations of individuals must be  subordinated   to   the   triumph of  principles.-   It is true my friends  in the convention urged me strongly     to    accept   the    nomination.  But   after    careful   consideration,  fully convinced that in the event of  my declination the unanimous choice  of the convention would fall upon  the one man whom '"I believe .to  possess the confidence of the people  equally as much as myself, and a  man better, able in many, .respects  to conduct the campaign to successful issue, I consider it my duty to  retire.     In my opinion the convention has exercised excellent judgment in selecting Christopher Foley  as their standard bearer.   He is a  man   of    years. and    experience,  cautions and careful in his utterances, conservative and practical in  his ideas, and a powerful, convincing  debater   and   an  eloquent   public  speaker.    Yes, indeed, you may say  we are in the fight to stay.   We do  not in any way underestimate the  powerful    influences     against    us  in    the.     fight,     and     we     propose to  give the two old parties  a   good   race.       We   have    live,  active organization in every town  in   the Kootenays  and  Boundary  which   will,   we    think,   prove   a  strong advantage to us, and as soon  "a~s"~the~campaigiTis~l>7r~wir~wi I Hiave  our campaigners at   work in the  Yale, Lillooet and Cariboo districts,  and we confidently expect that the  results will  surprise many of the  professional politicians. We have no  hesitation iu saying that Mr. Foley's  nomination   will 'be   hailed   with  satisfaction    by    organized   labor  throughout tho constituency, and  he will havo my undivided and unswerving support throughout the  campaign.     Wo have our best and  strongest man as   our candidate,  and we will do our best to make  him win."  ceived 5032 as against 4041 cast for  the Liberal candidate, professor  Mnrison.  At Portsmouth the Conservatives  have also gained two seats, the  polling being as follows: M. L. Ma-  gendie, Conservative, 10,818; R.  Lucas, Conservative, 10,883; T. A.  Bramsden, Liberal, 10,214; sir John'  Baker. Liberal, 11.031.    ���  In the other East London boroughs the Conservatives heavily increased their vote, gaining seats at  Stepney and Hoxton. In the former borough major Gordon received  2783 .votes against 1718 cast for the  Liberal candidate, W. S. Stead man,  secretary of the barge builders  trade union. Tn Hoxton Hon.  Claude Hay, Conservative, received  2880 votes against 2505 cast for his  Liberal opponent, professor Stewart.  London, October 4.-4 a. in.���-In  the parliamentary election at midnight returns received showed the  total number of elected to be 397,  with the relative strength of the  parties as follows: Ministerialists  280, Liberals including Laborites,  72, Nationalists 43. The Conservatives have gained altogether 21  seats and the Liberals 14.  AN AUSTRALIAN COLD FIND  'J,  ATTACK ON NATIVE CHRISTIANS  IN  THE .SOUTH  SEAS.  The   Proposed   Colonial   and    British  Columbia  Cable.���News  From  the Snioan Island.1.  -The Mio-  tlie south  natives of  New Ileb-  PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS  Result of the Polling.  London, October 4.���The following was the polling for EastBirming-  ham: Sir J. Benjamin Stone, Conservative, 4989; J. ��� V. Stevens,  Liberal, 2S35. Sn the Scotland  division of Liverpool T. P. O'Connor,  who has represented the constituency since 1885, was re-elected. The  polling was as follows : Thomas P.  O'Connor, Irish Nationalist, 2044;  W. Rutherford, Conservative, 1844.  Jn the other Liverpool boroughs the  Conservatives gained largely. In  the central division of Leeds, the  result was: G. W. Balfour, Conservative, 4144; sir S. Montague, Liberal, 3042. The Conservatives have  gained a seat in the east division of  Leeds as follows: H. S. Cautley,  Conservative, 3403; J. Rochfort  Maguire, Liberal, 0180; W. P. Byles,  Labor, 1260.   Another Conservative  gain has been made at Burnley,  where sir Philip Stanhope has been  defeated by Mr. Mitchell, the Conservative candidate. W. P. Mitchell,  Conservative, 0773 ; sir Philip Stanhope, Liberal, 6173.  At Hanley, Arthur H. Heath,.  Conservative, carried the election,  receiving 05S0 votes as against'  5944 for Enoch Edwards, Liberal.  The Liberals hold Whitechapel,  where one of the closest of the London contests has been fought. S. M.  Samuel received 1679 votes against  1608 cast for his Conservative op-:  ponent, D. H. Kyd.  In West Squthwark sir A. J,  Newton, lord mayor of London, was  defeated by Richard Gauston.  Polling *was as follows: Richard  Knight Gauston, Liberal, 2S93; Sir  A. J. Newton, Conservative, 2703.  The ministerialists have gained two  seats in Glasgow, the Black friars  and -Bridgeton divisions. In the  former A. B. Bonar Law received  4410 votes against 3140 for his Liberal opponent, A. M. Provend, and  in the latter 0. Scott Dickson re-  CONGREGATIONAL    CHURCH  Other Religious Matters.  The officials ,of the Congregational church figure on opening  their new edifice at the corner of  Stanley and Silica streets on the  first Sunday in November. -Building operations have progressed  sufficiently to warrant the belief  that everything will be in shape by  that date. The first coat of paint  on the exterior is dry and the  plaster on the interior is well set.  A large staff of carpenters is rushing the woodwork ahead rapidly.  The new. Congregational church  promises to be one of the neatest  and most attractive places of worship in Nelson and it will be the  first church in the city to have a  gallery. The auditorium is 42 by  50 feet with seating room on the  ground floor for 225 persons and in  the gallery for 175 more.-' The aggregate ean be increased by fifty  .by. opening,the.parlors.,, The pulpit  and choir gallery is located" in the  northwest corner of the building  and the pews will be arranged in  semi-circular order, facing, the pulpit. The building is well lighted  and will be heated with hot air.  On the Stanley street front of  the - church are two large rooms.  These will be utilized as headquarters for a young men's club.  One of the apartments will" be furnished by the ladies as a parlor and  the second, which is the larger of  the two, will be devoted to recreation. A third apartment, located  in the basement, will be fitted with  gymnastic apparatus. The club is  to be quite undenominational, and  a score of young men have signed  the membership roll now in circulation. Rev. William Munroe hopes  _to_haye_the_cIuban_operation-with--  in a couple of weeks.  Rev. father Welch, parish priest  of Rossland, was the guest of Rev.  father Ferland yesterday. Father  Welch is returning from a lengthy  visit to England where liis relatives  reside. He also ran over to the  continent and was present at the  Oberamraergau Passion Play. Father  Welch refers to this in similar  terms to those used by other clergymen in commenting on the production. "It was," ho says, "a marvelous" play. The peasants who took  the various roles seemed to have  transcended the stage of acting  and actually lived their parts. I  saw strong men shaken with feeling  aud after the most powerful situations no applause was heard, the  spectators being too intensely impressed to express their feelings in  the conventional manner. The  Passion Play alone is well worth a  trip to Europe."  A project is under way to have a  union church service in Nelsou on  Thanksgiving Day, the 18th instant. The idea is to have all the  congregations and pastors imite for  the occasion and to take a collection  to be donated to the hospital building fund or a similar worthy cause.  Rev. father Drummond, who conducted the Catholic mission here  last week, has returned to his home  in Winnipeg. His lecture at Sandon  was a great success. The house  was crowded and the lecturer quite  surpassed himself.  Professor Seymour Dead.  Toronto, October 4.���Professor  Seymour, the hypnotist, is dead.  Victoria, October 4.-  wera brought news'-from  seas of the rising of the  the island of Eromangn,  rides group. The "Christians were  attacked on Eromanga by blacks  and fifteen have been killed. The  teachers took refugp in caves.  , News was brought hy Lhe steamer  of the unveiling of, the Anglo-American memorial erected, as a naval  tribute over the.grhves of the dead  who~fell in the Samoan enibroglio  The memorial was  W. R. Hoif, German  to achieve the object in view.  Nevertheless, the authorities fear  that the proposed assemblage of  Socialists will lead to disorder and  are considering tho abandonment  of the procession.  two years ago.  unveiled by Dr.  governor.    The  tended by  ceremony was at-  officers and  men  of H.  M. S. Pylade/'and United States  steamship-Abaronda. The memorial stands on-the site given by the  German government. . It is subscribed for by crews of the United  States steamship Philadelphia and  H. M. S. Royalist, Porpoise, Tataur-  anga and Torch.  News is also given of a sensational gold find in 'New .South Wales."  A Sydney paper t says: A sensational gold discovery has been made  at a mine at" Long -Flat' near Gun-  dagai. Pieces': of gold, as large as  lemons, coated 'with oxide of iron,  were found, many, pieces weighing  up to threerquarters of a pound  troy. Fully. 20,000 ounces were obtained. In a' later issue it says in"  connection-with.the recent sensational - discovery! at tl?e Robinson  and Rios* min'eV.at' Long- Flat, in  Gundagaiv -district,. .nothing was  done on .the property from Saturday last until,, yesterday, wljen  George, R. Rice in,the .presence of 4i  .largo number-of miners and-othersi  ; knocked out a'.bag. bf. ore from "an  inch chute.0 One lump .weighed-teK  pounds, estimated'to^contain over  100 ouucob -of'ghlijtTattCtj-the- con'ten tK  of the bag were'.valued at from  ��1000 to ��2000. Half a prospecting dish of fine dirt taken from the  bag panned out about 25 ounces of  gold. Gold still shows quite as  good in the roof drive, there being  apparently a seam of almost pure  gold.  In a recent parliamentary discussion on the proposed Pacific cable  between the colonies and British  Columbia, right honorable R. J.  Seddon, premier of New Zealand,  said: "The position on the great  imperial work is not of an altogether satisfactory character. Prospects, however, are much more  favorable than they were some  little time - ago,_ for it looked as  though Victoria and New South  JtVales_were_prepared_to_acoept_anT  offer made by the Eastern Extension Company, which would have  prejudiced construction of the  Pacific cable. 1 am glad to say  that theso governments are again  in line with Great Britain, Canada,  Queensland and Now Zealand. This  being the case, there is overy  reason to anticipate that construction work will soon be put in hand,  Since the matter was last brought  under your notice tlio committee  reports that representatives of  colonial and other governments interested in the cable havo met in  London and have gone very carefully into details, the nature of  which has not been published, the  report being confidential. From  what I can gather tenders will soon  be called for by the board appointed  for laying the cable. Owing to the  increased'cost of copper, gutta per-  cha, etc., it is estimated that the  expense will exceed the amount calculated upon,"  Afraid of Socialists.  Brussels, October 4.���The festivities arranged for Saturday and  Sunday in order to celebrate the  wedding of prince Albert of Belgium to tho duchess Elizabeth of  Bavaria, threatened to be troubled  by Socialist demonstrations. The  Socialists propose to gather Sunday  on the square in front of the  Bourse, where the prince and his  bride are to witness a procession of  7000 school children. The Socialists' organ, Le People, calls on the  populace to demonstrate that they  are in favor of amnesty and universal suffrage. It deprecates disturbance of order, declaring that an immense clamor for justice will suffice  A Fool Butcher.  Paris, October 3.���There was a  serious accident today in the menagerie of a county fair held near  Piivas, in the department of Ard-  reehe.    A large audience gathered  to witness a local butcher enter the  lion's cage, play a game of cards  with the lion  tamer and drink a  bottle of champagne. The perform.-  ance   was    successful    until    the  butcher    foolishly,   and    without  warning approached the lion and  held     a    glass   . of     champagne  under his nose, whereupon .the lion  bounded upou the butcher, ground  his shoulder0 within his jaws and  mauled his body dreadfully.  AVhen  the butcher was removed he was  almost dead.   . In  the meanwhile  the audience   was panic stricken,  and   in   the   stampede   to   escape  many persons wero  trampled   on  and badly injured.  THE POWERS ABE ALMOST AfiBEED  Russia and France Unanimous, While Washington and;  Germany are Expected to Fall Into Line.  PRINCE TUAN AND OTHER LEADING BOXERS IN A BAD FIX  NELSON MINES AND MINING  The Forty-nine Wagon Road.  William Waldie left yesterday  for Forty-nine creek with a crew of  men to begin work on the Forty-  nine wagon road.' The work is to  be done under the direction of W.  A. McLean, superintendent of roads  and trails for the Nelson riding,  "and is to be pushed ahead rapidly.  It is figured that the road can be'  completed in five weeks. The syndicate which recently bonded the  May and Jennie property has,  through its British Columbia representative, J. J. Fleutot, contributed one-half the cost of the road  and it has been projected to their  mill-site. , ,���>  The road was* surveyed by James  Maberg. The "line commences at  the end of the Royal Canadian  road arid runs,.southwesterly one  mile- over a" 6 \perjV-.cent grade  through heavy brush. - -Thenco the  line is along Forty-nine creek on a  0 per cent.grade" two' miles and nr  half to the M^y-'arid: ifeuaio~;-rn.ll~  site, a total length of three autl.a  half miles. For the first mile and  a quarter the grading will be light,  growing heavier over the last half,  where'a number of small bridges  require to be construoted. The-  road wiU be nine feet wide and is  -to cost about $12,500.  Burno Thomas of Vancouver is  registered at the Hotel Phair, and  will remain in the city for some  time. He is the representative of  the syndicate which has - bonded  the Robin Hood group on the east  fork of Cottonwood creek, and has  a crew of men at work on the property. At ]3resent-they are drifting on one of the free milling leads,  and this, with other prospecting, is  to~ be-earried- on���throughout- the"  winter. Surface assays of $2-1 to  $50 have been had oif the ledge, but  Mr. Thomas states that it is much  too early to form any opinion as to  the real merit of the proposition.  Tho Robin Hood group has no  fewer than .five distinct lodges, in  nddition to which the Glad Hand  lead, on which a fine showing of oro  has been found, crosses the group.  Development at the Itobin Hood i.s  somewhat hampered because of tho  lack of transportation facilities.  Tho only means of access to the  group is by the trail along the Nelson & Fort Sheppard track from  the head of Stanley street. This  route is dangerous, a couple of narrow escapes having been reported  during'the last fortnight, The old  Ymir wagon road up Cottonwood  canyon runs within a stone's throw  of the property, but it is in such  bad repair as to be impracticable  even for pack animals. The whole  of the east fork district is staked  now, and the prospectors and others  interested hope that something can  be done to improve the road.  Captain Duncan came in yesterday from the Granite mill with a  $7000 gold brick, the result of the  last clean-up at tho mill.  Astrup's Party Arrives.  Copenhagen, October 4.���Lieutenant Astrup's Greenland expedition has arrived here on board the  Aritartic. Tho members of the expedition explored and mapped a  hitherto unknown stretch of land,  extending from Capetown, latitude  09 degrees 28 minutes north, to  Agasiz land, 07 degrees 22 minutes  north.  Washington, October 4.���Propositions of a far-reaching character  concerning   China   are   being presented in rapid succession, to this  government.      The   state   department had no sooner disposed of one  of these propositions today by delivering a response to the German  government than it was confronted  by an even more important proposition   submitted   by   the   French  government, and   within   half an  hour " formally   seconded    by   the  Russian government.     The answer  to Germany covered the subject of  punishing   Chinese   offenders and  made known that the United States  had   instructed    minister   Conger  along the lines suggested by Germany. "   These instructions look-to-'  wards securing  the names of persons deserving   chastisement, also;  whether the punishment   accords'  with .the gravity of the crimes committed, and finally iu what manner  the     United     States    and   other  powers     are     to      be      assured  that    , satisfactory ��� - punishment1  is inflicted.  Aside from these speci-'  fie purposes the note is regarded as  important   chiefly   in establishing!  the most satisfactory relations between the governments at Washington   and   Berlin.   The  Franco-'  Russian   proposal -takes ;a*, much'  broader scope and submits a pro-'  gramme under whicli the -negotia-.  tions for a complete settlement can  be  carried-forward. - The1 French'  charge, M. Thiebaut,   handed' the;  proposition to. secretary Hay .today,  and held a brief conference concern-,  ing it. - Half an hour later  M. De-;  wollaut, the Russian charge, arrived  at'the^state department and handed  :-tb:^Mi\r-Hay--aI~note -expressing., .Russian approval   of the propositions'"  just submitted-to France.   Mr. Hay  gave no formal answer to the communications, as they will go first to  the president at Canton.  The Franco-Russian proposition  is under four heads,' namely:  First���Punishment of the guilty  parties.  Second���Interdiction of the shipment of arms into China.  ��� Third���Permanent indemnity to  the powers.  Fourth���Sufficient guarantees for  the future.  In addition a suggestion is made  for the establishment of a permanent legation guard at Pekin, for  the razing of the Taku forts and  for��� the-maintenance-of_ a_ line_of_  communication between Pekin and  the sea.  Tlio impression, here in advance  of action of theso propositions by  the United States is that they con-  in  unfitting" VH  ���  a .fiiial^r  tain nothing essential  :them for consideration  settlement. ���   '     ".-���-"     Nv^  The difficulty which is likely ���tof>:  arise lies in the  placing "of 'proper;^ J  limitations upon the scope' of^ eaclr^M  head.    This is particularly -true ,pf \fM  the subject of guarantees and , per->jjj  haps of that of indemnity: -"'Still, ;kj  as already suggested, .each ���isMin--<#sl  doubtedly a most proper, subjee't^'f  for discussion when the final negoti;.'|^l  ations are reached.'a'nd therefore MMf?  Deleasse's    broadest   propositions';-^  while likely to consume some timej"^  in  reducing them to an ultimate^  and binding form, may be said, to5^  have a fair reception awaiting theni:'^  As to the interdiction of arms, their%  state" department already has inti--^jgj  mated that there may be a questional  as to its wisdom and there is reason*���|  to believe that Germany will"^hpt'^l-  view that particular feature*- with>ji  approval, but there appears> to ��� be,^1  good reason to expect that a middle;^  groutfd will be reached by cqnfinings &"'  the interdiction of arms to a specific')^  period possibly, to be fixed by the^g  time   required'.by_^_China   within'^  which'to pay the" indemnity.-,. Thel^  chief objection to  the proposition.!;*!,  is  in its   being permanent -inr.i��s1��if  present form.  "What the United'^'!  States government desire's W,avoid&��l  is entering'into a- programme 'that'$&  leans ,111' any  maintenance  'manner toVard-\thei->  *SI  of ' a ��� foothold '_ oh^H  Chinese soil.'and if the', other proVSn?  posate relative to the mainteiiance'p^^,  a, line of. free and; safe.xcommuni??^  cation between Pekin' and> the Tsea^  and to'the legation^guards can'Vbe.  modified in' the direction; pX_"ter_Cz,.._,  porary .expedients -they"^will:',loe\$f;  likely toTreeeive tiie support of th'e'''"  United States government. "������  ."--vjy&i  -,f: I  ��� Germany-Accepts.-.'   ;   ?-T.  '    BBRDIN7 October-4.���The,'. _ext~oF.^t  the* note'of the minister of foreign'^[  affairs,  count  von   Buelow, to" tho. ^  powers is as follows: "The imperial\iv|  government is informed of an edictcy-  of the Chinese emperor, by Sheng,V.^|  the taotai of Shang-Hai,  that" pun-.^  ishment is ordered of a number of*';  princes and dignitaries named for.'-,  having supported the Boxers. ' The"'|  imperial government assumes thatV'  all   the other   cabiuets concerned l;  have received a similar communica- *  tion.    Accepting, the   authenticity^!  of the edict, on which we for our  part do not wish  to cast a doubt-  u'uless evidence is ��� received to the ;  contrary, we can  perceive iu it the.-  first step towards a practical "basis  .for^the_establishiuent-of_an-order.ly>  state of things in  China.   Tho imperial  government,  therefore, proposes that the powers come  to an  agreement to instruct their ministers arcordingly.  RAILROAD AND STEAMBOAT  Progress on New Roundhouse.  A. If. Crcelinan of llosslaml, who  is building tho now C. P. It. roundhouse, is getting ahead rapidly  with the work. The sills aro in  position and the frame will be  raised in a day or two. The building is to be equipped with a turntable of tho most modern description. . Three carloads of apparatus  for the table have been delivered  at the station, and it can be proceeded with as soon as building  operations have reached the proper  stage. The engine house is to be  modern in every respect, with all  the latest conveniences for handling locomotives.  The new Kootenay Railway ��fc  Navigation Company's steamer  Kaslo camo within a few miles of  Nelson on Wednesday, when she  brought J. N. Hill and party to  their car at Five-mile point. The  craft was in chargo of captain McPhee Mowat, formerly of tho Alberta, and made the trip from  KaslO to Five-mile and back, including stoppages, in four hours  and forty-five minutes, which is regarded as an excollent performance  for a new craft. It is stated that  tlio Kaslo can steam seventeen to  eighteen  miles an hour now with  her ordinary pressure. When an  additional coat of paint is given her  interior and the upholstering of tho  cabins completed tho Kaslo will be  ready for business.  Tho  C. I  ment  has  . It. steamship depart-  linen notified that tho  engines for tho now tug now outho  stocks at tho shipyard hero wero  shipped from Toronto some timo  ago and should be in Nelson about  the 15th. The boilers for the tug  were only shipped last Saturday.  Good progress is being made on tho  hull at the yards and the engines  will be placed in position as soon  as they arrive.  An announcement is made that  the steamer Marion will sail out of  this port in future. She leaves the  city wharf daily at S o'clock a.m,  for Crawford Bay. Tho craft belongs to the Lode Star Gold Mining  and -Development' Company and  was given a thorough overhauling  last spring.  E. B. Rhoda, formerly mate of  the steamer Moyie, has been ap  pointed to a similar position on the  Nelson. During the summer captain Rhoda sailed tho steamer  Scotia out of Atlin but severed his  connection with the north ou leaving the hospital after a severe at* ,  tack of typhoid.  J. A. Newport of Fort William"  has joined the local freight atftff.  ^_M THE TMBTOTE: NELSON ,B. C FRIDAY OCTOBER 5 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY,  INCORPORATED 1670.  STYLISH  5  i:  We are showing a nice line  ol" 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  selves. The manufacturing center  of the province should be right here  at Nelson, where there is unlimited'  water power available.  Ai.Tiioi'i.ii the printing offices of  Nolson give employment to over  thirty men and boys, who receive  as wages thousands of dollars annually, nearly every dollar of which  is spent in Nelson, yet of the stationery, etc., used by our merchants  scarcely one-half is procured  from the local printing offices. Thk  TiunuxH added a complete book-  bindory to its plant last year, but  it remains idle three-fourths.of tho  time, because the charges for work  are higher than at eastern Canadian  book-binderies.      . . .  In refusing'to accept the nomination tendered him by tin* Independent Labor party, .lames AVilks has  shown that ho is a man of more  than average moral courage. Few  men can resist such temptations.  By refusing, Mr. Wilks has strengthened himself as an individual,  and has done organized labor much  more good than his election to par-  1 iamen t would do.  J. Fallbh, D. M. Carley, Freeman  Lake, J. Elliot, Cyril Archibald,  Chris Morrison, W. Irvine, A. Ferland, Frank Fletcher, J. A. Irving,  0. Hillyer, I). McArthur, Fred .1.  Bradley, Thorburir Allen, JT. Cf.  Neelands and C. J-T. Sowell. Tho  officers of the association aro ox-  offieio members of tho committee.  POLITICAL   POINTERS.  Wxz f&vxbtxxttei  A well-known Baker street business man remarked yesterday: "I  am going to quit politics from this  timo on, and attend strictly to my  knitting." "Jimmie" McPhee was  not tho man.  David Mark Carley and Johu  Houston are of one mind. They  are old-time union printers, aud  have seen many unions smashed to  smithereens by politicians, but  never knew of one that was organized and built up by politicians.  The Grits were a trille sad-eyed  yesterday when they heard that  "Jim" Wilks had been nominated"  by the Independent Labor party  convention, and some of them went'  so far as to say that the delegates  were merely playing into the hands  of the Conservatives.  , Those of tho Labor party delegates from Nelson, who favored  placing a candidate in the field  claimed that the candidate would  receive 000 votes in Nelson riding,  or one-half of the votes likely to be  polled. Three hundred would be  nearer tho mark.  ,"    Tun men who affiliate with what  they call the Independent" Labor  party have the same right to their  opinions,' as   have the " men   wlio  affiliate with the Liberal party .or  the Conservative party or tho Prohibition party or  the Sunday Ob-  ' servance party, and they have"- the  same right to give their opinions  expression   by   nominating  candidates', for    elective' offices,     But  once they take such action, they  then place themselves in a position  to be criticized.    They-cannot ex-  . pect to be treated as members of  trade organizations, for.they make  their   organizations   secondary   to  the furtherance of   their political  schemes, and  ambitions,  aiid few  ^oTganizatioVis^wlfether^labor   or  social, accomplish the one Avithout  damaging the other.    The question  for- all sincere members of labor  unions theii is:    Is it better, as iu-  i dividuals, to be members of a suc-  cesef ul. trades union or adherents of  . a successful political party?    Individual members of  trade organizations can no more live off members   of   such organizations,   than  can individual business men live off  members of the particular church  or society with which they affiliate.  The Tribune is of opinion that individual   members of the miners'  uniono and   the carpenters'  union  and the bricklayers' union and the  ' barbers'union of Nelson have much  to lose   and   nothing   to gain by  making their organizations political  clubs"at'a time''when the principle's  of   their   respective organizations  are not in any,way.in jeopardy.  The Vancouver newspapers are  making much over-the fact that the-1 Hard Coal  , a_ .���������������.���       Anthracite  water power   on - Stave river has  The vote in the Labbrconvenljon  was. J 0 against making a nomination to 40'in favor. Of the 10 who  voted against a nomination, 0 were  delegates from Nelson. This shows  clearly that a newspaper has little  influence with workingmen unless  it agrees with their views on all  questions.  Conservative Association.  The Conservative association met  last night to discuss organization  for the approaching campaign. . Tt  was decided to form a committee  for the purpose of completing a  "scheme of organization, and -this  was drafted as follows: John Toye',  convenor; W. E. McCandlish, Jacob  Dover, J. E. Annable, John Houston, J. A. Kirkpatrick, F. Starkey,  W. A. Macdonald, II. R. Cameron',  Severe Storms in France.  Paris, October 4.���Heavy storms  throughout Franco have done much  damage to property and live stock.  Many of tho rivers are overflowing,  devastating wide districts. The  wine growing districts are the  greatest sufferers. Over a large  area the vineyards havo beon terribly injured. Tho vines have been  beaten down, and iu many cases the  crops are almost ruined. The damage done the Haute Pyrenees  amounts to a disaster. The situation is so critical in Burgundy,  Auvergne, the Rhone and Llie Sonne  vineyards that in response to the  urgent request of tlio growers the  minister of war, general Andre, is  sending troops to aid in tho harvesting.       Took Him for a Deer.  Utica, New York, October -1.���  Howard Fettly of Euclid, New  York, twenty years of age, a guest  at the Otter Lake hotel inthoAdir-  ondacks, was mistaken this afternoon by John App for a deer, shot  through the heart and killed. An  inquest will be held tomorrow  morning. App has not been taken  into custody.  ' Broke the Kecord.  New York, October 4.���Maxwell  W. Long of'the New York Athletic  Club this afternoon at the Gutten-  berg race track broke the world's  440-yard running record, going the  distance in 47 seconds. The former  record of 47 8-5 seconds was held  by Wendell Baker, and was made  at Beacon park, Boston.  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local aud-coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  .Rough and    ;  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.    .  nr'-wiiAT vou want rs not in stock1  WE WIIX MARK IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.*  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  iti  ffl  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  w  _-^'_r^'^^''\ti'^i-'__.'-m'^f   g^^���^itf*^^^^g^i"tf'g^|���tf���g>tfl^^^;"fr'&^^^'^^^"���^,���-   "V -^-^ '-^ '^OBl ��� <���> ��� ^��^�� �� <^ ��� <����� ��� >1 �� jl�� ��� ^ . �� . ^ ��� ^ . ^, . ^ . ^ . ^. . >-. . W . ���, . ^ . ��K . ����, .W  Owing to the inclement weather that prevailed all day Wednesday, and the  great rush in our other departments, our  will bo continued until 10 o'olock  g-  We  and  therefore cordially invito,, all the ladies of Nelson and neighboring towns to call at our millinery parlors  inspect our stock of fall and winter millinery, consisting of the.latest Paris ancl American pattern hats,  and 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.  umim of I FRED  IRVINE <&  CO:  J. A. Sayward  IIALT. AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON  Porto Rico LumberCo.  (LIMITED)  ' CORNKR OF  niCNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  WH:  Invalid  PORT Wllft  '5  ��5>-  Specinlly recommended  for dyspepsia. ��� loss of  appetite,   .sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  from  whatever   cause,  ..,     nervousness, .    'f overs,  consumption,    malaria  and goneral debility.  Wonion  complain   of  a  tired feeling:.   Wi'son's Invalid's Port  is  immediate  and cfiicaulous, leaving no  Harmful ctl'ects.  Jlen will find it particularly valuable as a restorative and <i strenKthenor of  the body and nerve- system  We recommend this Ionic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  0-0-0-0       ^-._-._-  iti  to  iti  to  #>'  xti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  ffl  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  :m to 331 Baker Street, No'son.  American aijd European Plans.-  MEALS  25  CENTS  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stool^.  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside-Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors."  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATKD BY STEAM .  25 CENTS TO ��1  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and. Heated with Hot Air.  -large1 oomfortable-bedrooais- and-firsb-clasa-  dlnlng-room. Sample rooms.for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Saw &  R/|ills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams;  Dimension Lumber* Rough a;nd Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast 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, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner Hall and Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing C. P. R. Track  MillsJIalLStreetJIfharf^^^ i  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.,  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE & CO., LIMITED.���Comer Vernon.  '-*��� ' and Cedar stroets, Nolson, niainifacl.ii*R-.s .  of and wholesale dealers in rerated waters and  fruit syrups.   Sole .agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone 00.  ASSAYERS"   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL Sc CO.-Cornor.Baiter and ���  . ��� ,, Josephine streets, NolfiOivwholewiledealers in-assayers-supplies.  Agents for Denver  Fire Clav Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR ' MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner.Baker and Hall streets, Nel  son,manufaoturersof "RoyalSeal'.' and "Koote  nay Belle" brands of cigars.  commission merchants;  TT J. EVANS Sc CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ���*-*������ wholesale' dealers in liquors, -cigars  cement, fire brick and fire clay,-water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants,  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES..  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y-WholesalerteM.  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER' MILLING COMPAN Y  ���Coreals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or.  mixed cars shippod to all-'Kootenay-Points.  Grain elevators at all principal pointson Calgary- -  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New Westminster, aud Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR  street,  IVJrs. E. C. Clarice, Prop.  LATE OF THE ROYAL HOTEL, CALGARY  EVER*;  DAY  AT  TflB  G.W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD!  heen secured'by'what they call tiie  "Mackintosh' Syndicate." It is  claimed that there is; sufficient  water to develop 18,000 horse power,  which when transmittrd to Vancouver will make that city the  manufacturing-center of the province. This may be the . result of  the venture; butit will not be if >  ifihe people of Kelson bestir thero-  x_)_____j_:^"^_h,___t_.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  C. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of first-class dry material on  hand, raiso a full line of sasta, doors, mouldings,  burned .work; eto; .  Factory Work a Specialty  BIG   SCHOONER  Boor or Half-and-half only  FRESH   iO��   COOL  Tho only good Boor. In NeUon ~  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  HbadKeSon,ab. o. Dealers in Meats  FEED Sc PRODUCE   CO.-Baker       .^Nelson ^(Georgo -K._Motion'3_,old-  Btand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specially. Correspondence solicited.  Phono -ti.  P.  N|adden House  Baker and -Ward  Streets, Nelson  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 Goal  Tho bost value for the money In Iho markob  for all purposes.  txrmm a_Ma     W. P. Tikrnkt. General Agent  Telephono 147,   Offlce with C. D. J. Christie.  Yardi  Foot of Hendryx streeb, Nelson  lephtn?,  �� John Rae, Agent  The only hotel In Nelson' that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by eleotrlolty.  The bar Is always stocked by the best dom a-  tlo and Imported liquors and oigars;  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Private    School  Arid Kindergarten.  Music, ��� Ger-  com-  Thorough English, Calisthenics, Music,  man and French if required. Fall term  monces 3rd September.  For particulars apply to  ioulara apply to  MISS PALMER, Josephine Street,  I  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfort-'  able rooms.   FirHtwJassMibln/boaril. ;  COSTELLO'S  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  oity.   Special attention given to heavy teaming;  Offloe corner Viotoria amd Ward streets.  Tele-  Markets at   N'elson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Reyelsfcoko, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALL BINDS OF:  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLHSALB'AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson . j];   Q.   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDTCRH BY MATT, RWCJtllVHI (.AKKVVI. AND PROMPT  ATTTOVTThwf  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co.,ltd,  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  Nelson, BiG.  FRESH AND SALT HEATS.  BURNS Sc   CO.-Baker street,   Nelson,  %vhoIesale dealers in fresh and oured meals.  Cold-storage. . .,  ���.���������������.. GROCERIES.       ~~~~~'  A MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholosalo grocers ��� and  Jobbers in blankets, glovos, milfci, boots,'rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   stroet, Nolson,   wholesalo  grocers. " -    ��� ; '  JOHN CHOLDITCH Sc CO.-Front street, Nelson. wholeHido (Tracers.  son, wholesalo grocers.  HOUSTON BLOCK,  COKNKH BAICKR AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  I IT COSTS BUT ONE GENT  OUR  AHB  FILTERS  FILTERS  OUR CLOSESTS ..  ARE NOISELESS  To drop us a post card that we may call and-give estimates.   It saves many dollars.  Never   have'any  plumbing, done until yon have seen-our goods and our prices,-  phone 102,  W, A. COSTELLO, Manager.  OPPOSITE  POSTOFFICE,"  STKAGHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers*  Fit. STEWART Sc CO.���Warehouses on 0. P.  ��� R. track, foot of Stanley street.. Nelson,  wholesale doalers in provisions, produce ana  fruits. Cold storage.' Agents Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   in  provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.:  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 AWRENCE .HARDWARE COMPANY-  i-i Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers In  hardware and mining supplies,'and water and  plumbers'supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.   ~  qiURNER, BEETON Sc CO.-rCorner Vernon  ���^ and Josephine streets; Nelson,, wholesale  dealers in liquors, oigars and dry goods.- Agents  for-Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary. .  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  . street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping-and black blasting powders,  wholesale-dealers in caps and fuse, and eleotrlo  blasting apparatus.  ~~ SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND planing MILLS,  LLMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work mods  to order.       ._.      ...:..    ...,..-  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA' WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TED���Corner Front and Hall streets,- Nelson, wholosale dealers In wines (case and bulk,  anddomostlo aud importedfolgars,  m^^m  ^?-Wi;>.** \" r   ,;yt
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HOST    7.000.000.00 .
UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427.180.S0
.  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President
" Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President
K. S. Clouston General Manager
NKLSON BRANCH
Corner Baker and Kootenay Streots.
A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.
Branohes In London (England) Nkw York,
.   Chioago, and all the principal cities In Canada.
Buy and sell Sterling.Exchange and Cable
Transfers.
Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,
available in any part of the world.
Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.
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CURRENT RATE OF INTKRKST PAID.
DREAMS   DELUSIVE.
A man can lio down in an ore
house, All a pipe with opium, smoke
ifc, and for a time imagine" that, he
is in a palace and king of everything around him. He for a time,
while the intoxication exists' that
changes the real into the unreal,
thinks that no one is right bub himself and every one should be subservient to his desires. Religion
intoxicates, but in a different
manner. People who practice it by
praying to some imaginary spirit
aro ever seeking to intoxicate themselves until the realism of this earth
becomes dim and they dwell in the
sweet beyond, where all is bliss and
Jesus leads the orchestra, while
millions who swallowed' creeds on
this earth dance the heavenly quadrille on the, golden floor, only stopping occasionally to take! a sip of;
the nectar that flows eternally in a
torrent • of .'sweetness from' the
Paridiscal fountain. Ah! What a
dream! '..No., wonder- that poor
mortals under • the stimulation., of:
such visions often think that - they
are right, and all others in the
wrong.
Take the observance of the day
called Sunday for instiance. Many
think that this day should" only boused for prayer and making more
or less noise in gospel mills. Under
the delusion, of religious intoxication they would suppress everything contrary to their desires, and
go further than the creator in pre-
ventingvthe; health and; happiness,
of their- neighbors. ■ Health, and
happiness are the only two . things
oa this  earth  worth proapepting
THE BANK OF
BRITISH   COLUMBIA
NELSON
Is now. prepared to issue Drafts and
Letters of Credit-on Skaguay, U. S.:,
Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.
for. Without them all is hell.. If
a man wishes to go fishing or play
ball ou Sunday he should have perfect liberty to do so. If he wishes
to read that wonderful literary production known as the Bible, or sing
to"iTesus"until_the—gray "matter^iu"
his upper stope becomes delirious
with feasting on the glories of a
future life, he should have perfect
liberty to do so. The man who
likes Sunday ball should not try to
stop him. It would not be gentlemanly.    Tt would be rude.
The Creator' will not interfere
with anyone, no matter what they
do on Sunday. Man says he will,
but then that human atom, known
as man; is such a liar. He always
talks to suit his views, or the echo
of some tradition dinned into liis
ears, wheu as a helpless boy his
parents plastered his soft mind
with the teachings of mythology.
The creator does not care whether
a man fishes on Sunday, sings
hymns, drinks beer, or lies in the
shade reading novels. The laws of
nature when properly observed
bring pleasure. When broken it
is not necessary to ask a- priest
what hell is like. The Creator pays
no attention to creeds or prayers.
If he did Galveston would not:have-,
so much crape in sight just now. I
believe in a day of rest, but if one
kind of...people.seek to dictate how
that day shall be spent freedom
should get into the green timber of
opposition before the enemy pinion
it to religious delusive dreams.
A Wise Answer.
A bright young man of wealth
and social position, but with had
habits; recently asked a young
woman to be his: wife. Many girls
would have felt flattered, and.
would have accepted him. Her
answer was sharp and decided;
"You say-1 have qualities you wish
in the woman who is to be your
wife.   I do not know as to that.
Imperial Bank of Ganada
HEAD  OFFICR. TORONTO. - '
Capital Authorized $2,500,000
Capital Paid up $2,458,603
Rest. $1,700,000
I). Tt. Wilklo, General Manager.
K. Hay, Inspector,
Nelson Branch—Burns Block, 221 Baker Street
J. Af. LAY, Manager.
But there.are habits I do not have,
and I cannot accept a husband who
has-them- I do not smoke "nor
swear nor indulge in wine. I am
not in debt. I do not spend my
days in idleness or walking the
"streets"witlrsilly7"unthinking~gifls7
nor my nights with questionable
associates. As you have most of
these habits I am not willingto become your wife. Nothing but misery would come of such a union;"
It was wisely thought and bravely
spoken. .'    .,	
Give Him-a Great Welcome.
Toronto Telegram.
Lindsay, Ontario, is doing nothing more than justice to a bravo
man in preparing a great welcome
to colonel Sam Hughes. What
errors colonel Sam Hughes has committed he has paid'for in the sacrifice of personal interests. His soldierly achievements in South Africa
stand to the credit of colonel
Hughes, to his town, his county and
his country as well. In the face of
jealousies .and. spites colonel Sam
Hughes fought himself to the front:
He proved himself a skillful commander and a soldier of unquestioned courage. The greatest demonstration that the.-town of Lindsay can plan is the just due of its
distinguished soldier-citizen.
A Question of Implements.
"Don't you feel sorry for the man
with the hoe?" inquired the humane
theorist.
"I do," answered Farmer Corn-
tossel. , "It may be more or less his
own fault, but I can't help syra-
pathiging with a man who hasn't
had enough foresight ~to fit up his
farm with flvst class modern machinery."—Washington Star.
On Creeds.
A creed works better as an engine
than as a track,—Ram's Horn.
ROYAL SEAL
AND
KOOTENAY BELLE
CIGARS
UNION MADE
Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.
NELSON. BRITISH COLOMBIA"
Kootenay   Coffee
NELSON, B. C.
Co.
Coffee roasters and doalera In Tea and Coffee.
Offer fresh roasted oolfee-ot beab Quality as
follows i 0
Java and Arabian Macha, per - pound....'..%  40
Java and Mocha Irlend, 3 pounds...  1 00
Fine Sant0B,-4 pounds  1 00'
Santos Blend, 6 pounds:.  1 00
Our Speoial Blend, E pounds  I 00
Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds. _~ 1 00
■ A taial order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east
of OddfellnwuMoolr.-Waflti Hakor Rtreefa.
TO   BUILDING  CONTRACTORS.
The plans :uul .spocifloalinna for the alterations
of tho Phair Hotel are to he seen at the ofllce of
Kwart & Carrie, architects, Nelson,-
Bids for lhe p.xcoiilion of the work will he received at (he Phair Hotel up to (J p. tn., October
llth, 1900.
The lowest or any lender not necesfarily accepted. E. 10. I'HAiR.
Surpassing
Display in
Fall Suitings
All the fashionable^ creations
in Fall and Winter wear are
included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish
Serges, Tweeds:^and Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings
E. Skinner
Neelands' Building, Baker Street.
FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.
ARTHUR   GEE
MERCHANT TAILOR.
opposite; the quken'3 hotel.
Largo Htook of high-class Imported goods. A
specialty of the. square, shoulder—the latest
fsahloa Incoata.
^LeadingScotch Whisky
R.P.RlfHET&GO.,Ltd.
VICTORIA.
Agents for British Columbia.
A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson
Kootenay Representative.
^imxmiinrixiniiniTnt
JUST   ARRIVED
A Car Load of
Allen's Apple Cider.
THORPE & CO.
ttxxxxzzxxxiixinrxniHiixxuxixxxirmxxxmrrmii
R. REISTERER & CO.
BKBWKUa AND BOTTIXbM OT
FINE LAGER BEER, ALE
AND PORTER
■^l^ag&u.    BrawervatNalnon
.A..   JIllSrSTTiJ^LJD.
Contracllne Painters, Decorators, Paperhangera.
Full lino of wall paper.mouldings, ew,   Kalsp-
mining and Tluting.  Strictly Urst-class work.
Estimates furnished.
Residence Mill Street.   MRrSON    IL C.
Opposite School Houhb  « *t J-mkWvi 1 »• *^»
H.  D.  ASHCROFT
BLACKSMITHING
AND EXPERT
HORSESHOEING
"Wagon repairing promptly attended to bjr »
flrst-olass wheelwright.
Special attention given to all kinds, of repairing and custom work from outside -joints.
shnr>i  Hall Pd.. notiwnim Bftknr unA Vernon.
TRADES   UNIONS.
TM-ELSON MINERS' UNION NO. ,'9(5, W. F. o
■*» M.—Meets in miners' union rooms, oiorth-
■east corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets,' crory;
.•Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting: morn-
bora welcome. Ml R. Mo watt. President. Jame
Wilkes, Seoretary.- Uxicrn Sc.O.e of USTjiqks
-roii Nklhow    District—Per  tihlft,    ininiehjno;
I,   men, $3.50: hammcrsmen miners. $8.a5; nulickers, .
—cannon, shovelors and-other-unuErgrourHtisteoi'--
cs.:<3.00.; ■■-:.,■
TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-Tho !.«:«-
lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and La**r
Council will be held in the miners' union luaE,
•corner of Victoria and Kootonay streets, on 'the
.llrst and: third Thursday of each inonth, At
7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpo, President. J.H.Math*e-
:aon. Secretary.  __j	
THE regular meetings ot the Parpen tors' UnI0.11
are neld on  Wednesday evening of  each>
•week, at 7 o'olook, in tho Minors' Union-hall cor- j
ner Viotoria and Kootenay streets.   R;  Robln-
son. President.  James Colli nn. Secretary.  !
BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 100. of :[
the InlernatlonalJourneymcn Barter's On- ]
Ion of America, meets every llrst and third Mon- ?
'day of each month in Miner's Union Rail, corner |
of Victoria and Kootenay streets, ut' K:.'XJ p.m. 1
sharp. Visiting brothers cordially' invited to•- \
attend. J.H. Matheson, PresidenU iW.S. Bol-; !
ville, Secretary. __,____.
BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS* UMON. \
The Bricklayers and Masons' International'..
"Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second aiidl fourth '
Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall..
.J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark,'recording ,
and corresponding secretary.        :_____.
LABORER8' UNION.-Nelson Ijiboroi -s' Pro
tective Union, No. 8121, A. V, of L.; fl iccU im
. Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, cornel of Ba- •
ker and-Kootenay streets, every Monday . venlng:
at7:30p,m. sharp. Visiting members of tha Ameri-
• can Federation cordially invited to attend; A. W..
.McFee. President. Percy Shackelton. Sea cetary.
NELSON PAINTERS' UNION—The
meeting of tho   Painters' • Union
ESTATE <OF  HENRY A.  GERVAN. '
In the mattor.of the estato of Henry A. Gervan, "
late of the City of Nelson in tho provinco of
BritishColumhia,deccascd. - -      "     ""-     ~
Noticois heroby given pursuant to the "Trustees and Exocutoro Act" of tho revised -statutes -
of the Provioo-of .British Columbia, 1897, Cap
187, that all creditors, and others having "claims
ugalost Uieesttt-teofithesaid Henry A. Gervan,
who died .ou ^r about tho 29th day.of March,
I960, to send by post.propaid, or deliver roMessri.
<«aUilier& Wilson,.of the paid City of .Nelson,  .
solicitoi's for Thomas .T.:McCammon, the admin-
istratoi'-of tho personal estate and effects of the
saiddaucu9ed. or to thehald Thomas J. McCammon of the City of Nolson aforesaid, their .christian aod:.-surnames, addresses and description1),
the full particulars of theirccla}ms, the statement
•ol' I heir accounts and tbe .nature-.of the -securities, if auy, held by them, onpr .before thi): 20th
day of October, 19U0.   ..- '   ■■■■ _-. . cfi-;'S-■£■'■
.  And fiirtiier take .notjee that after ..such, Inst
.mentioneddate the siiidndministratpr .'ri'ill 'pro
cecd to dlsti-iibute ,thc  assets of pe deceastd
among the pantiea .'jntUlcd thereto, hilvlbg ic
gard only to thcoWms.which bo.'shall then ha%e
notice, and the :sa,id:administrator will 'nrtt ho
liable for the said aBsets or any- part thereof to
any person or persons ^i" whose (flalbis notico
=shallino(rhiiVe'beenn,ecei5f6iJ=by=}ilm-B,cfthe;tIuje-—
of such distribution. .    ' „„ „ ■ ^__:' __ '
GAJ.LIHER tc WILSON,
Solicitors for Thomas J. McCammCn, admlnN'
tator for Henry A. Qervanj deceased. -    -'.,"••'
llatcd this 20th day of September. 1S00. ■■   v
~~: ESTATE   OF  JAMES   KELLY.
Tn tho matter of tho estate of James Kelly, late
oKi'.ho Citv of Nelson, in the county ot.Koolcnuv.
usswiiico of British" Columbia, livery stabUj
Icoajyir, deceased.
Ntrtico Is hereby given pursuant to the "Trust•
owmU. Executors Act" of (he Revised Statu ted
of thoiSrovinco ot British Columbia, 1897. Chapter ;ls7, 4hat all creditors and others having
clttlnui<i«£fnst, the estate of the said James Kelly.
\vhoaied.«,i or about the 18th day-of"Octoboi.
IStW, are.iisqctirod, on or before the Ist.day of 1 'c
vemher. BWi^toBcmt by post.prepaid or dpllvei
to.McHHrs.TAirfor fc Ifiinnlngton, of tho City ot
Nolson. afOFCSBid, soliolt.ors of Richard W. Day,
of the City ofj-jclson aforesaid, thu ndmlnlstra-
tor of the real,cut! pergonal offeoU of tho said deceased, or to KitldjUlcbard W. Day. thoir Christian and Hurnatuoa,;uldressoH and'descriptions,
the full particulars .of their claims, the stato
[ ment of their accomib: and the nature of1 the securities. Many, boldly, them.   _
And further.tako notico that after such last
mentioned date the salu.adminlstiiitor will pro-
coed to distributo tho-.'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..xrlfl not bo
I liable forth* said assets or any .part thereof to
any person .ov persons of whost^plaims xiouce
„ is held
' the first and third Fridays in each month _ .t Min-
•ers'Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T.O. Skattnot , Presl-
dent; Will J. Hatch, Secretary. :    .
PIiASTERER8'  UNION-The Os. P. \'.
172. _a__la every Monday evening; i
Elliot, block, corner Baker and Stanley s'tra
■: 8 o'clock.   J. 1). Mover, prosidout: Doitab
Ijean. sflorutarr' 1
A. No.
:n the
ate, at
1 Mo
7^
FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  .
NELSON LODGE. NO. 28, A. K. Iz. __.  M.
Meets second Wednesday in each rrsavt. dh.
Sojourning brethren Invited.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge, Mi
25, Knights of Pythias, meets lu I. &. &.JI
Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay stroets, erer,
Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, visltlns- Knbrha
oordlally Invited to attend. K. Jl BracKtey. C. C.
J. A. Paniiette. K. of It. & S.        ■
NELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets lal.tKO. SK
Hall, oorner Baker and Kootenay Btvecb^
1st and 3rd Friday of each month. VlsiGlbia
"bretheru cordially invited. IL ltol)iar«>nv W. ]HL
W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.'	
•VTELSON uKRIK, Number 22, Fraternal' Ordwr
■it* of Eagles, meets.every second and fourtdb
'Wednesday lnoach mouth tn Fraternity HalU
'Visiting brethren welcome. W. Gosnioll; Ptort
-, giant.  Charlaa Proeaer, Baorfttory.
i
1 -*i
regular     shall nothaveitkpn received by him.i.t tho ,Uuie
-    '   - Jofsuchdistribut^LoR&iiANNTlNGTQ,>r>
Solicitors for Richard XV, Day. administrator
for James Kelly, deceaned.        -,^„
Dated tho lllh day of August, 1900.
NOTICK,
The matter of the co-partiier^hfp.,<)f Kelly &
Steerar of Nel80i>.«.C., liverymen. „„„„_.
Allpereons having claims against. {iie co-part
.neiship of Kelly & Steeper above named or tha
«*Jd 11 vory-stable business, ns carried on under
Solicitors for Richard XV. Day, Administrator.
DISSOiJgTlbN,  OF   PABTNEBSHIP.
Notice. 4s (hereby given that tlio partnership
heretofore «KisMng between Eilward.C. Cording- '
-ily and  A. W. Purdy, carrying on business an
IFurnlturo Uealers, in tho City of Nolson, under
alio name, style aad Ann of the Nelson Furniture
Company, has Oris day beon dissolved by mutual
wmsehU   Rioliaid sW. Day of Nelson. B. C, ac-
, wimtaiit, has been appointed, receive." to wind
1 ttp.fthe affairs of the«lrm, to whom allaccoui^U
(1 Kie£he firm must be vaUl, and all claims ugalnsu
tl tei&rm should bo sent. -«,»,„;■«»■■-.=
Witness: E. C. CORDINGLY    '.
W i A.iOALLiHER. A. W. PURDY.
1 toted this first da; ot August. A. D. 1900, «ft
■t'-ffi&SK ■'■■■i i,;--*'.'fe'*4»'i^ THE TUlBUNE: NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY OGTOBJ3B'5 1900  Queen Victoria Chocolates  OTSIE   BEST   OUST  THE   ^.A-IRIKIEJa:  SOLD   OITLTT   _3ST  so oeustt boxes  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  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  21" AND 21!) BAKRR STREET. NELSON.  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  STOVES!       STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HQT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  # ' ' '" '  *'__l��-__-__?Ae=>'  \\. m_\* mic^. ^5* ^5*  to  to  IB-cry  HUME ADDITION  &  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  k��C������^5*N  s��1  GITY LOCAL NEWS  of  Born, on Thursday to the wife  W. 0. Richards of a son. i  The Nelson Rifle Company's  annual matches afc the ranges have  been postponed from tomorrow to  next Saturday. The officers \ are  arranging for a list of prizes aiid  their efforts have been assisted by  the $25 donation from the city.-   '   /  Alderman Irvine has written to  lord Minto, governor-general of  Canada, calling liis attention again,  by request, to the application made  to his excellency at Nelson i'or fche  release of Edward Sinclair from the  provincial penitentiary. An assurance was given that the pardon  Avould probably be granted.  Word was received here yesterday by wire that the Rossland hose  team   had   been  barred out of the  firemen's races at.fche Spokane fruit  fair.     The reason was,not stated  but it is presiiraed; that the management became :aware of the fact  ��� that   Rossland^was'-^picking fast  men from all  oyer.the district to  run with  the team,: and ��� wish to  discourage such, tactics.  ...A.quiet wedding took place ou  Wednesday evening at St. Paul's  Presbyterian church, the contracting' parties being Miss McAlpine  and A. D. Morrison, jeweler, of  Columbia. The bride came from  Toronto, Ontario, to join her fiancee.  The ceremony was performed by  Rev. Mr. Alexander of Columbia,  and the happy couple leffc yester-  . day for their new home.  A BUSY DAY IN CHAMBERS  Yesterday's Legal Transactions.  Yesterday's session of county  court in chambers was about the  heaviest on the records of the local  court. Among the matters coming  up before judge Forin were the  following:  ' Livingstone vs. Matthews, application for judgment, adjourned at  the request of defendant to the 15th  inst. J. Elliot for plaintiff, R. W.  Hannington for defendant.  Waterland vs. Cifcy of Greenwood,  application  for  trial by jury,  adjourned to the 8th inst. at defendant's   request;.    W.   A. Macdonald  forplaintiff, B. S. Lennie for defense.  ..... Greenlee vs.  Dickinson,  application by defendant to dissolve an injunction.    An order was made that  the 200 sacks  of ore in question  shipped to the smelter and the net  proceeds be paid into the Bank of  I Montreal to the joint credit of both  | parties.   J. Elliot for application,  W. A. Macdonald contra.  Wigen vs. Nelson & Bedlington  railroad, application by-defendants  for leave to amend their pleadiugs,  order made. G. E. Martin of Kaslo  for tho application, J. Elliot contra.  Marino vs. Alexander, application  by plaintiff for particulars of defense. The order was made as  asked for. J. Elliot for application,  W. A. Macdonald contra.  Harris vs. Pitts, motion for .injunction to restrain defendant from  proceeding with the erection of a  house at- Sandon. Application  granted. Macdonald & Johnson for  plain till', defendant not represented.  Fournier vs. Madden, application  by defendant for leave to put in a  rejoinder of issue. Order made  with leave to plaintiff to make  reply. W. A. Galliher for plaintiff,  W. A. Macdonald for defendant.  McMillan vs. Crawford, application by defendant to strike oufc  plaintiff's statement of claim. An  order was made refusing the application and allowing plaintiff to  amend his statement. G. A. S. Potts  for application, W. A; Macdonald  contra.  Osier vs. Moore, application by  plaintiff for. an order that defendantfile an affidavit setting oufc  what documents he has in his possession relating to the matters'in  question in the action. An order  was made as asked for. B. M. Macdonald for application, W. A. Macdonald contra.  Stamford vs. Heddle, application  as above. Order made by consent.  R. M. Macdonald for plaintiff, W,.  A. Galliher for defendant.  A RIFLE TEAM FROM NELSON  Will Shoot,the World."  A team of Nelson riflemen will be  entered in an international match  which is being arranged by the  Rupanyup Rifle Club of Vietoria.  This organization has invited the  Nelson men to compete in its fifth  imperial match, between teams  from volunteer corps' throughout  the British Empire. The Nelson  men will shoot over their own  ranges and the result will be cabled  to Australia. The idea has been  successfully worked heretofore and  creates considerable interest among  riflemen.  The arrangement, is that the  match' shall be fired on the day  deemedmost suitable between the  12th and 29fch of October, each competing team to use its own range.  On the conclusion of the shooting*  the scores are to be forwarded 7to  W. A. Whitehead, secretary of the  Australian club, who wjll notify all  the teams of the ultimate result.  It is provided that teams shall comprise ten men and that Martini-  Henry or Lee-Enfield rifles may be  used, teams using the latter to concede a handicap of 40 points to  those firing with the Martini-Henry  weapon. Each man is allowed two  sighters and seven shots standing  or kneeling at 200 yards and a similar number prone at 500 and 000  yards. Either or both' sighters may  be counted on score if competitors  so decide immediately, after firing.  MINING   RECORDS.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Locations, the Mormon Girl on Big  Horn mountain, adjoining the Apex  claim, by Malcolm McAuley; the  Crumlin oh Sandy creek, half a mile  south of the Dewdney trail, by  Harry Rippin, .  Certificates.of work i To Andrew  Sostad on the Red Cloud and Hob*  sou; to H. H. Anderson on the Dal-  couth and Wheel of Fortune, to  William Gosnell on  the Shamrock.  PERSONAL.  A.  B.  Gray  returned yesterday  from u trip through tho Slocan.  W. A. Galliher left yesterday on  a trip through Kast Ivootcnay.  J. F. Mcintosh, customs officer at  Kaslo, was jn tho city yesterday.  Mrs. J. C. Davis and Mrs. C. Boyle  of ICaslo, were tn the city yesterfltvy.  Dr. McGillycudy and wife of San  Krancieco. California, avo in the city.  F. Clement, C. A. Haller and  W.  jUanMastcr of Slocan City, are in tho city.  W..F. DuBois,  superintendent of  the Arlington mine at Slocan City, is in the city.  W.   J.   Breckenridge    of   Owen  Sound,  Ontario,  is registered  at the  Queen's  Hotel.  F. Vibert of Lethbridge, was in  Nelson yesterday cn route home from a trip to  San Fraijciscq.        G. A. Mitchell of Rossland, traveling freight agont of the Groat Northern railroad,  is at tho Hotel iluuic.  Crampton DuBois of Mobile, Alabama, is in tho city. lie is a brother of W. F.  DuBois of tho Arlington mine.  II. T. Kingsbury of Slocan  City,  engineer for the Warner Miller syndicate, Is registered at tho Hotel Humo today,  C. F. Cross of Silverton, is registered at the Hotel Phnlr. Mr. Cross Is interested  11) milling in the Silverton district.  James McEvoy of Ottawa, was at  the Hotel Phair yesterday. He leftlnst night for  the ears. Mr. McEvoy iscouuected with the Dominion geological survey. ���  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  THEO KIADS0/4, Proprietor.  Baker Street. Nolson.  Dewdney. the Candidate.  Vancouver, October I.���Ex-  governor Dewdney was this afternoon chosen as the Conservative  candidate foi- Westminster district  by the convention. lie has accepted.  Pleaded Guilty.    c  Vancouver, October 4. ��� Hip  Chunk pleaded guilty this morning  to the murder of a policeman of  Steveston, and was sentenced to be  hanged on November 17th.  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Cellar to Bent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax..'   "  Nicely Furnished Rooms���corner  Vernon and Cedar streeta.  For Rent��� Offices.   Apply to A.  H. Buchanan, Bunk of Montreal.  Hack   calis leffc at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street, Telephono  call 35. :��� _ -.  For     Rent���Store    in   Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone Sc Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  To Let���Early next month, store  in'brick block with.eellar. Apply C. W. West. &  Co., corner Hall and Hakcr streets.  To Let���Furnished room at reas-  able figure; private'board next 'door. Fourth  house above city hall, Victoria street.  Wanted.:-^-Cook,  two   bush-men,  two farmers, five wail resses, girls for housework.  Nelson Employment Agency, Baker Stre t.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  cottage. ��� Wfite'K electric light and sewerage.  Apply lo Mrs. Croasdaile, Observatory street.  Wanted.���Grocery clerk acquainted with' local trade. - t]or further information apply by letter to-."Grocer, Tribune Ofllce."  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms;  bath, olectric lights, hot air.' Mrs. Ogilvie, north  side Carbonate' street between Josephine 'and  Ward.  To Let���Seven-rootned ' cottage ;  at S2/>; all conveniences; near corner of Victoria  and Cedar streets. Apply to J. Coxhead, Victoria streot.  Wanted���Farmer, bridge carpenters, waitresses, 'waiters, carpet sewer. Nelson  Employment Agency, Baker Street.  First   class room and  board in  Erivate family' S5.50 and $fi per week. Table  oard S1.50. Next Italian" fruit store on Josephine street, between .Silica and .Carbonate  ���streets.  To Rent���The   bar   and   dining  room* of the Palace Hotel nt Sandon. The barroom is furnished compete and license pad for  four months;'the dining-room'is not furnished.  A'pood basement in connection. Address or  apply to Mrs. Annie Eaean, Sandon, B. C.  :.     -=. ~;:\NOTICE.  ��� To all delegates to the Trades and Labor Council of Velsou: 'A special meeting will be held at  the Miners' Union hall at S p. m., Monday, October Sth, at which very important business will be  discussed, anda full attendance' is earnestly requested. . , C. CLAYTON, '������  '���-/ " " ROB BUT ROBINSON,  ./-'. "*                     C.' ANBERSON,  ���   . Executive Committee,  Nelson, B. CV. October Sth, 1000.  Right oh Time  is the man with a good  watch���right there whenever he is due.  Wc are soiling a watch for $10.00 that is a  faithful and reliable companion! It is sold  under a guarantee thatguaiantees.and there  is no other watch as gopd fpr the price. AVe  would like to show it Lo you.  Patenaude Bros.  WATCHMAKERS.  T. H. BROWN  JEWELER.  TEST US  In order to get the best results  from a 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 seyeiv  est tests.  T. H. BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  178 Baker Street Nelson, B. C.  EI.   ZBIiTIEIRS   <fc   CO.  aSTELSOIT  K-A-SLO  S-A-ITIDOlSr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Ageqts for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner Maker aiul Josephine Street  TELRIJHONR '_-,  MRS.  MCLAUGHLIN'S  Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE  STREET  Nelson.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  . . . top fine . . .  Millinery  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  TO   LET  FURNISHED  Temperance   Hotel  ON  VERNON STREET  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson.   Agent and Appraiser.  D. J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR    SALE.  Two nice lots, for building site, 100x120.   ��000.  Six lots, orncr Hall and   Observatory streets  Nicely cleared and leveled.    Will sell en bloc  or separately.   ?200 each.  Lot S0xl!!0, Mill street.   SioO.  Two lots, corner Kail and Vernon streets. - $3.o00.  Seven room house, Hume addition.   $2,100.   ��20u  cash; balance. $2.') pei' month.  Seven room house, end of Baker street, to lei. ?20.  Otllce tn  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  FORTS AM. ;  Six-room house, Hume Addition, $850.  A complete set of tinner's tools.  Team, harness and wagon, $I;">0.  CALL ON  H, A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STRKKT  FOB SALE^OHEAF  Six lots corner Observatory and.  Hall streets, drained and cleared,  foi' building.,  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  ABDly O. Ii. LKNNOX. Snlioltnr. Nulson B. O  E P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West Sc Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  , City offloe of the Nelson Soda water Faotory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  _    Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P.-.O. Box fifi��. TRLKPHONK NO. 95  ... T ARCHITECTS.  THWART &  OARRIE-Arohlteota.    Rooms 7  ���H 'and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker street, Nelson.  Our Wagon  Ts busy all  day and every  day making prompt deliver-  ffl  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  to  to  to  to  ies 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 outdoors, or to your telephone, and will help you in preparing  breakfast. Grape Nuts, Germia, Balston's Breakfast Food,  Self Rising Buckwheat Flour, Shredded Whole Wheat Biscuits  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  !jj}   Telephone 1Q 185 Bakep Street  ^���Va-^'-^'a'^'-ara-a'^'a-a      0-0-0-0-0-0-0.0-0.0.0.j^  Xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to1  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  W  fi  P. O. Box 577  Phone 8  Wm. Hunter & Co.  SUCCESSORS TO  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE CO., Limited.  Staple and Fancy  GROCERS  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street,.     \NEI28ON���_  __.d_g__s_&  ���jiQr-0-0-0'**'*''~-~'0-0"0-0 ��-��� ��r- ��-��� ��-��� ^ wr> \_r- ^5?. *������ fr^j^  I To our Customers'".        '*  ��� ���  m  .1.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���Nr  4>  and the Public in General  We having this day disposed of our business to Messrs. Wra.  Hunter & Co., we bespeak for them a continuance of that liberal  share of patronage which has been extended us during our business career in Nelson. We can only say that those traits whicli  have built up for us and maintained the reputation for honest  and 'reliable dealings will be continued throughout by the new  firm. We therefore take great.pleasure in recommending them  to all our old customers, and also any new ones who may honor  them with their patronage.  Thanking you, one and all for past favors, we are,  'to)  m{  toi  toi  toi  to]  to\  toi  toi  to]  Nelson, October Sri I.  To the Public...  to\  The Western Mercantile Co,, ltd. Jg  toi   !M  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  1/  ffl  ffl  Having this day taken over the business of The Western  Mercantile Co., Limited, of Nelson, we beg to ask for a continuance of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them.  Our aim will be at all times to supply you with groceries at  lowest possible prices.    Being in a position to buy goods in larger  quantities than any other house in Nelson, we will therefore givo  you the benefit of the margin.  t ��� ��� ���  ��� v   The staff which has waited on you iu the past will continuo  to do so, and they will spare no pains in making their dealings  both pleasant and profitable to you.  To those who have not honored the retiring firm with a share  of their patronage, we would'ask you to call, and leave, at least,  a trial order, when yon will be convinced our prices are the lowest  and our goods are the best.  WM. flUNTER * CO.,  Successors to  The Western Mercantile Go., kimfted,  ffl  toi  id  Staple and Fancy Grocers      NELSON.  Maple Syrup  and  We have just received a large consignment of Old Settlers' Maple Syrup, lhe be!  on the market; also some pure Ontario White Clover Honey.   Try it. '  w?  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milliner en  Kiuwr.  Turner-Boeckh Block, Baker street, ,  NalfOD.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVINfi frCH  ���~_VtJ_l__,rLMH_t ,*<^"j^,

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