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 .**���  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  #��� *  EIGHTH YEAR,  NELSON:  WEDNESDAY. MORNING OCTOBER 17 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  CORPORATION TO RESUME WOBK  Principal Coal Mine Operators, However, Are Not Yet  Ready to Accept Terms.  TROOPS LIKELY TO BE CALLED OUT TO PREVENT MARCHING  Hazelton, Pennsylvania, October 10.���Prank Pardee of A. Pardee  A: Company made a demand on the  governor for troops this afternoon.  TJie Lehigli & Wilkesbarre Coal  Company has also requested that  soldiers be sent to McAdoo. The  request, if complied with, will have  the effect of bringing troops into  Lucerne county for the first time  since the strike began.  Did Not Ask For Troops.  Hazelton, Pennsylvania, October  10.���The report that Prank Pardee,  manager of the Calvin, Pardee &  Com pan v colliery at Cranberry had  requested the governor to send  troops into Lucerne county is not  exactly correct. Mr. Pardee tonight denied that he had done so,  but said he and governor Stone had  - talked on the?advisability of having soldiers, in this region. It is  Mr. Pardee's belief that if troops  were stationed here it would have  considerable effect in the way of  keeping the peace and preventing  marches. Mr. Pardee added that  ,the governor told him he would refer the matter to brigadier-general  Gobiu, who is now on duty in  Schuylkill county.  This was an   exceedingly quiet  day around the headquarters of the  ,.United Mine Workers. President  Mitchell spentmost of the day in  disposing of the mail which had ac-*  cumulated during the miners' convention last: week. Mr. Mitchell  said he had received' no communication or, even, an intimation that  'the "operators '-wxiuld"--accept'"the  "proposition * made  tion. -  by the conveu-  lt was long after nightfall when  the la9t of the strikers who marched  to the Panther Creek valley returned. They were for the most  part foot-sore and weary. The distance of IS miles from Hazelton to  Coaldal is principally down grade  and the walk there was scarcely  noticed by the enthusiastic strikers. The uphill march back, however, with the added facts of a  sleepless night and failure to accomplish their purpose tended to  dampen their ardor somewhat.  Will Resume Today.  Scranton; Pennsylvania, October  10.���The Gibbons Coal Company's  colliery in South Scranton is being  put in order for work and the company says it will, begin operations  tomorrow or next day surely. The  company has agreed to grant the  strikers' demands if the strike is  raised and further that it will only  mine enough coal to fill its' contracts with the school district. District secretary Dempsey of the'  United Mine Workers said today  that the board had not acted upon  the matter but that in all likelihood  the request of the company will be  granted. The Delaware and Hudson  company's two washeries at Car-  boudale and Oliphant have resumed  operations after an idleness of a  month beyond the beginning-of the  strike.  Regarding the placing of long  trains of empty coal cars at some  of. the Lackawanna company's  breakers chief clerk, Tobey of the  coal department said today there  was no signifiaance in the move  other than the railroads yards were  overcrowded-, -and the-^breaker  switches were being used to accommodate the empty earn.  maus are making their-base of operations iu Shan Thug:" The Japanese are in force in Pekin, while  of the movements of the Americans  little is known, the present rumor  being that they have nearly all  been ordered to Manila. The whole  American policy is causing great  perplexity here, the American residents finding it difficult to answer  the foreign criticisms as to the cause  of its seeming vacillation. ���  The typhoon which visited this  vicinity on Friday last, though  brief, was of unusual severity  throughout the central portion of  the empire. Not many casualties  are reported, but the minor damages to roofs and houses will aggregate a large sum.  ,  THREE CASES DISPOSED OF  HOWARD RECEIVES FIVE YEARS  FOR  HIS -POJ.LY.  Maslonka   Receives   die   Year    and  Stadlander   Escapes   With  Eighteen  Months.  No Assets. ->\  New York, October 10.���A petition in bankruptcy was filed in the  United States district court on behalf of Christopher O'Malley. Liabilities $217,842, assets, none.  MINISTER CONGER GRATEFUL  THANKS MISSIONARIESFOR THEIR  SERVICES DURING THE SIEGE.  Also Praises the Conduct of Native  Christians,  Who Cheerfully  Executed All Orders.  Medicos Meet.  New York, October 10.���The  New York state medical association  adopted a new constitution at its  session in this city today, declaring  in effect that it was the only state  medical organization, and providing  for aggressive action to drive out  all other societies and to take their  places. The ��� constitution divides  the state into (ive sections, in each  of "which there is to be a branch of  the pareut society. These branches  are to admit to membership all  county societies that will join.  Several hundred doctors are present from all parts of the state and  from New England and the west.  Several were also here from Can-  -ada,-among-them���being���sir-James-  Grant, court physieian of Canada,  who made an address. The election of officers will take place tomorrow. The paper that attracted  the most attention today was one  on "Cocaineism" by Dr. Brothers of  Hartford. He took the position  that the use of the drug was spreading to an alarming extent and that  it was becoming one of the greatest dangers of modern society.  Locating the Thieves.  Havana, October 10.���The police  of this city have cabled to the  French authorities that on September 27 two well-known and suspicious characters, Jimi/.e Capote and  Hernandez. Febles, sailed for Spain  on the same steamer as Mrs. Horatio Rubens, who was robbed of  money and jewelry estimated at  more than $20,000 in value while on  a train between Madrid and Paris.  Tiie police authorities in Spain  were also informed that a third  man was on board the steamer and  that he also is suspected of knowing something about the robbery.  Attack' Hungarians.  Clinton, Massachusetts, October  10.���The striking laborers at the  Wachusett reserve numbering more  than 200 attacked 45 Hungaiians  imported by the contractors to  take their iilaces today and several  cut aud bruised heads and a complete suspension of all work resulted.  The laborers struck yesterdajr, demanding higher wages.  Found the Bodies.  Alamo Gorodo, New Mexico, October 16.���The charred bodies of a  man and a boy, "supposed to be the  remains of colonel A. J. Fountain  and his son Henry, have been found  in the Sacramento mountains.  Colonel Fountain and his son disappeared in January, 1S00. Later  their buckboard was found near  the chalk bluffs by a pool of dried  blood. Fountain was a prominent  lawyer, and when, he disappeared  had indictments for the arrest of a  number of persons charged with  cattle stealing. Several men suspected of the murder were arrested,  but were acquitted for lack of evidence.  Two Hundred Massacred.  Rome, October 10.���The Tribuua  publishes correspondence today  "from Asmara, southwest-of"Masso-  way, describing the massacre of an  expedition to take Assan. The expedition is said to have been composed of British, but it is more  likely that the. members were  French, as the lake is situated in  possessions ceded to France by emperor Menelik of Abyssinia. It  seems that the column numbering  200 went to lake Assan to obtain  the tax ou salt exported. Tho natives replied that they had no  money but would give cattle. To  this the chief of the expedition  agreed. Thereupon a large number of natives entered the camp of  the expedition on various pretexts  aud massacred the disarmed members of the expedition during a  bi vouac.      Steamship Collision.  Siiano-Hai, October 10.���A collision between the Norwegian  steamer Calander and the Isle Maru  of the N. Y. li. lino in Nagasaki  harbor on Thursday last resulted in  the sinking of the former in less  than ten minutes. Seventeen foreigners including five Americans  were drowned. Among the latter  the names of Mrs. Mara, Mrs. Davidson and Mr. Richardson have been  ascertained. Mrs. Davidson Avas  the wife of the manager of Clark-  son & Co. of Port Arthur, while Mr.  Richardson was connected with the  firm of Middleton & Smith of this  port.           Movement of Troops.  Shang-Hai, October 10.-A British squadron is guarding Chin Wang  biy, Russian troops are marching  on Than Hai Kwan and the Ger-  Victoria, October 10.���The folr  lowing letter was given by United  States minister Conger to the missionaries at Pekin: "Besieged  American missionaries, one and all  of you so providentially saved from  certain massacre, I desire in this  hour of our deliverance to express  what I know to, be the universal  sentiment of bur diplomatic corps  ���sincere appreciation of and profound gratitude for the help you  and the native Christians under you  have rendered toward our preservation. Without your intelligent and  successful'planning" "and the uncomplaining execution of "the Chinese I believe our salvation-' would  have been impossible. By your  courteous consideration of me and  your continued patience under  most tr3**ing occasions I have been,  most deeply touched, and for it all  I thank you most heartily. I hope  and believe somehow in God's unerring plan your sacrifice and danger will bear rich fruit in the material and spiritual welfare of the  people to whom you have so nobly  devoted your lives and work. Assuring you of raj1* personal respect  and gratitude, I remain, very sincerely yours,       E.H. Conger."  Disastrous Storm.  New York, October 1G.���A  storm struck Newark, New Jersey,  about_4_olelock this_afternoon_with  frightful force, and caused the  death of three men, fatal injuries to  at least two others, and seriously  injured three more. The dead, who  all lived in Newark, are William  Ruble, mason; Robert Warm, hod  carrier, and Joseph Bauragartner,  mason. When the storm came up  these men were at work on the new  building of the Maim Linoleum  Works. Tho building collapsed,  and the mon were buried under the  bricks and steel. Rescuers were  quickly at work, the dead bodies  taken out, and the injured removed  to the hospital.  Waldersee's Troubles,  Berlin, October 10.���The Frankfurter Zeitung prints ta telegram  from Shang-Hai today which says  that emperor Kwang Hsu has arrived at Sian Fu. The foreign  office has no official information of  the whereabouts of the Chinese  court. A high official"of the foreign office, discussing the general  situation this afternoon, said: There  is absolutely nothing new in the  diplomatic situation. We have received no information as to the  alleged difficulties encountered by  count von Waldersee in getting all  the allies to recognize his authority,  but it lies in the very nature of the  case that he would meet with solne  trouble in bringing 'them all under  one hat.      Street Car Collision.  Seattle, October 10.���Fourteen  persons wero injured today in a  collision of street cars on the line  between Seattle and Renton. A  serious disaster was prevented by  a motorman.  The fall assizes opened 3re3terday  morning as,announced. Mr. justice  Walkem presiding oii the bench.  Three cases were concluded, Dan  Stadlander receiving., eighteen  months, Fred Howard* five years  and young Maslonka-'one year.  The, sessions will be"'resumed this  morning at 10 o'clock.  H.- A. MacLean, deputy attorney  general, was present <tb conduct the  crown prosecutions, afnd the other  outside legal men in attendance  were Hon. T. Mayne Daly, Q.C, aud  A. H. MacNeill,Q.C., of Rossland, and  W. A. Whealer of Kaslo. The grand  jury was impaneled as follows:' John  A. Gibson, -foreman; James Banner-  man, R. M. Bird, J. C. T. Crofts, I.  J. Duncan, *A. H. Gracey, D. O.  Lewis, G. McFarlane, C. Miller, H.  G. Neelands'and If. R.Stewart of  Nelson, James Stewart of Rossland  aud W. E. Haddeiv of/Kaslo. Iu  opening judge Walkem explained  the duties of the grand jurors at  some length and outlined the nature of the cases, which would be  brought to tlieir notice. He also  drew attention to the fact that of  the nine criminal cases on the list  six had been brought in from Rossland and other points in the county  of Kootenay. At.the conclusion of  the charge, his honor referred in  happy language ��� to the numerous  evidences of Nelson's' prosperity,  congratulating the "grand jury on  this fact.  The grand jury retired to consider the' case of Regina ys Daniel ���  Stadlaiider.-returning shortly witli  a ^true .bill. /Stadlander -was then  put on trial for "stealing"- a "ballot"  box used at the Wassa polling  booth in the ' electoral, division of  East Kootenay at the election on  June 9th last. He was not represented by counsel. After hearing  the evidence the jury returned a  .verdict of guilty, aud the prisoner  was sentenced to IS months impris-  ment. After learning. of the verdict Stadlander maintained his innocence.  A true bill for attempted muider  was returned against Fred Howard,  who shot William T. Muller on  October. 7 th. He pleaded not  guilty and a jury was impaneled.  Howard then asked the court to  allow him a lawyer. ..This was refused, whereupon the prisoner said :  "I guess then 1 may as well plead  guilty." Mr. MacLean for the  crown said he would   accept the  held on Thursday, this being a Ie-jal  holiday for Thanksgiving.  For Galveston Sufferers.  London,  October   10.���The Galveston relief fund benefit performance packed^the Drury Lane theatre' to the utmost this afternoon.  Sir Henry Irving, who was greeted  with   loud   applause,   recited   the  "Dream of Eugeno Aram."    George  Alexander.     Charles     Wyndham,  Lewis Waller, Mr. and  Mrs.  Beer-  bolun Tree and Marie Tempest  re*  eeived ovations.     The performance  netted ��0500.  A  INERAL SECTION  ���<Sr  Additional  Details  of the   Kettle River  Its Prospects.  Country arid  C. W. RILEY   TALKS   ABOUT   FUTURE   POSSIBILITIES  amended plea on the minor count  of shooting with intent to do bodily  harm instead of attempted murder.  In sentencing Howard to five years  imprisonment in the penitentiary  judge Walkem scored him severely.  The prisoner, he said, should have  remembered that he was on British  ground. This reminded him of a  witness, an American, who had  come before him in Rossland  in connection with a shooting  case and had shouted to  another man who was drawing a  revolver: "For (tod's sake don't  use your gun ; remember you're on  British soil." This wholesome fear  of the law, the judge concluded,  should be inculcated into the minds  of men who had a disposition to  resort to firo arms. It is stated  that as Howard was taken out of  the court room he remarked to one  of the witnesses who had testified  at tho preliminary hearing: "I'll  fix you later.'1  The last case was that of young  Maslonka, aged 10 years, who  pleaded guilty and was .sentenced  to 12 months' imprisonment in the  gaol, the crown being granted permission to send tiie lad to the reformatory if deemed advisa.ble. In  referring to the case judge Walkem  censured Maslonka's father for the  manner in which the lad had been  allow to growed up.  Court adjourned at 3 o'clock until this morning to enable the grand  jury to prepare bills. The first case  today will be Regina vs Kettner  and Frederick, in which the defendants are charged with fraud in connection with a mining deal.  During the day his honor announced   that   no court would be  Honors for Roberta.  London, October 10.���Lord Roberts was today gazetted honorary  colonel- of   the   new   regiment of  Irish guards.  Captured Boers]  Durban, October 10.���Near Vry-  heid a Boer commando was taken  in ambuscade by mounted infantry.  CABINET CRISIS IN JAPAN  MARQUIS    ITO    UNWILLING  FORM MINISTRY.  TO  Bankruptcy of a Leading American Firm  in Yokohama���Business Generally Bad;  Yokohama, October 8, via Victoria October 10.*���The cabinet crisis  in Japan still  continues, marquis  Ito remaining obdurate and declining to take up the task of forming  a new ministry.   As he is the man  to whom the whole country is looking for guidance at an extremely  critical   juncture   in international  affairs, it is quite generally conceded that his reluctance "will soon  be   overcome.     The  latter -. arises  solely from - the fact that the new  party organized- by him. and upon  -which he must depend to carry out  his measures, is composed of chaotic  elements, entirely undisciplined as  'yet, aiid  his task  in- taking ..upon,  himself  cabinet  responsibility will  be unprecedentedly difficult.    All  this  is. acknowledged, but  at the  same time there is such unbounded  faith  in his ability and the firm  conviction that he is the only man  competent to cope with the present  international situation  that party  exigencies  must  yield  to those of  the country at large, and it is confidently expected that in, a day or  two the new ministry wilL-be announced. .  Speculation is of course-rife.as to  the personnel of the new cabinet.  Admiral Yaraamoto of the navy department is the only one of the old  ministry who will remain. Count  Inouye will doubtless be at the  head of the foreign office. Baron  Kaneko, who is well known in New  England,-is by the native papers  generally conceded "TiTphtce"anfoiig  marquis Ito's official advisers.  The bankruptcy of one of the  leading American firms in Yokohama, that of Middleton & Smith,  announced yesterday, is attracting  much attention, although it has  been known in private circles to  have been for some time pending.  The debts of the firm aggregate  some 230,000 yen, mainly to the  principal banks of tho city. There  is no doubt that business generally  is in a very precarious condition,  the troubles iu China having produced all sorts of untoward complications and stopped the wheels  of trade more effectually than  could any great calamity happening  to Japan itself.  The present disposition of the  Japanese to refuse to take delivery  of goods ordered if the market happens to be against them has come  to be a standing menace to foreign  trade. Fully 2,000,000 yen worth  of imported goods have recently  accumulated in the customs warehouses in Yokohama and the  authorities are greatly perplexed to  know how to deal with them, while  tho houses of the foreign firms are  filled to their utmost capacity. if  i eliefdoes notspeedilyeome through  some possibility at least of a settlement in China further disaster must  follow. It is now stated that the  government has decided to have the  whole of the Fifth division in north  China during the winter, it having  been noticed that the other powers,  not even Russia excepted, tire fully  increasing their forces. It is also  lemarked that there is an increasing  tendency toward independent action  by the different allied contingents.  C. W. Riley returned yesterday  from a two weeks' visit to the Fire  Valley and upper Kettle River districts whither he went to inspect a  property and to secure' a general  idea of the country from a mining  possibility.     Mr.   Riley  takes- an  optimistic view of  the future of  the Kettle River country, predicting  a marked increase in mining activity  during   the   next   year.     He  has  secured a quantity of data relating  to numerous .properties which indicate a wide field for profitable investment.  Referring to his  trip Mr.  Riley  says:     "The   first properties   encountered on entering the country  from Page's'Landing, to which point  merchandise  from   Nelson  is  consigned, are'four miles north "from  Wauehope.     Among these is ' the  Eureka   owned by   3eorge Doyle,  formerly, of   Nelson,   A. Costley,  Robert Stanfield and Fred Williamson.   The group comprises five or  six claims  on one ledge and was  staked last fall.   The lead is a very  dark colored quartz and about 00  feet wide, carrying, high values at  various points   in telluride.     The  work   on the   Eureka   consists of  about 100 feet of tunneling and a  drift is now being run to crosscut,  the   ledge.     -The   "owners   expect  within a few days to tap .the foot--  wall where the best values are supposed to exist,'at a depth of   75 to  100 feet from  the apex.     Samples  have been taken from the footwall  of this ledge on the surface from  which assays have gone as. high as  $354.- ���-    . ���..'.'���  "The Olds "property is on the  same hill about three miles wester1  ly. This group was located in 1897  by J. R. and A. H. Olds and W. M.  Page, and includes five claims, the  whole being termed the Paladora  group. All the claims have good  ledges. The main ledge on which  they are working at the present  timo is ou the Paladora claim and  ean be readily traced for several  hundred feet, the ledge ranging in  width from three to seven feet.  The work on the property includes  au eighteen-foot shaft, a thirty-five  "-���%_  Ml  *m  foot tunnel and stripping for about  200 feet.    I saw assay certificates^?-^  of samples from the shaft that ran '''*"  from $22 to  $48.     The thirty-five^  **  foot tunnel is on another claim in a^i-^:  ledge   which   carries   much Jof ^its^vSg  values   in    free    gold. '   Por^ttie"  amount of work done on this pro-'J  perty it has shown up remarkably'  well and will  undoubtedly become  a producer.      The   Paladora, was.  under option to a syndicate when I *���  visited   it, but   the   names of the *  parties were not divulged. ,      ���  "A number of other claims are"  staked about "the Paladora and  there are several excellent showings. I visited the Monashee mine  .to which The Tribune referred  last week and was informed that'a ' ;��&.  crew would. be worked there this, ���",;".?��  winter. The Monashee is by." longer,?H"  odds the best', developed1..property'  in the country, $20,000 to <$30';000''  having been expended on it.  "The next important, property is-  the     Morgan   group,   owned. - by ,  George Doyle and Fred* William,-^,  son.    It was located last fall-.from;,-  float which assayed $154 in -gold ���  aud $5 in silver in one. lot and $200 ;  in  gold from a 'second test. .".The  ore   is,- arsenical  and carries -free'   ^  gold.     Last   month the. principal'; ^p!  ledge was discovered.    It proved'.to',?  be three feet iii width for the'75'or*  100 feet already stripped and seems  to be rich throughout.    The devel^,,  opment' work is confined   to .this';  stripping of the vein.    Thirty.* feet"'-"^3  away is a parallel ledge averaging <~v*H  twenty inches of similar ore. -���.Thet7.".^  owners expect to carry on work "all- ��yj~  winter, and I consider they 'havea-vljf?  very promising-proposition. V-tiV- -: :-*/;  ���   "In Fire Valley for "several "miles   '4\.  up from .Arrow, lake  there are.-a./-^  number of ranches which look;yery.;.��Qf  well.    I saw a .quantity of apples,"  tomatoes   and   vegetables    grown-;'  there'which were magnificent. Fire'V  Valley is the natural means  of access to the  Kettle  River  country,,"  and I should say it was of-import-'"  ance to Nelson that a  wagon road '-'  through    the    valley    should ���-be,  opened up to retain the  trade of '.  this promising district for Nelson's,,  wholesalers.   James   Page   at   the';  lauding has a comfortable stopping f  place and a number of good horses!"'?*"  L'*1'&|  -'-3*1  "���Mil  -���a<m  M*g>A  KNOCKED OUT IN THE SECOND  Cuff i.s the Champion.  Rossland, October 10.���Ed Cuff  knocked Jim Fell out in the second  -i-oundtonightin \vhnt-wasto-have-  beon a twenty round glove contest.  It was a lively fight during the  first round aud honors wero about  even. It was near the end of the  second round during a hot mixup  that Cuff hooked his right into  Fell's neck behind the left ear, and  he went down on the floor on his  back with a thud, and remained in  that position till he wa.s counted  out, and then wa.s carried hy his  seconds to his corner. The fight  was for the heavyweight championship of British Columbia and a  purse of $250, the winner receiving  75 per cent of the gate receipts and  the loser 25 per cent. The I nter-  national, where the fight took  place, was crowded.  A Bloodless Duel.  Paris, October 10.���M. Urhnine,  the anti-military .journalist and  author of "Army Against Nation."  which created a sensation in 1898,  fought a pistol duel today with  count De Sabran Ponteves without  any result. The disputo which led  to the meeting was caused by an  article published in tho Aurore,  which the count considered offensive to him. Count Boni de Castel-  lnne was one of tho count Oe Sabran Ponteves' seconds.  the-telegraph compauy as an operating   room.      They    were ' soon"  flooded with water.    All but 20 of  the 125 operators at work  were  at  once compelled  to leave their in-,  struments and the remaining ones  were soon driven out of the  build-  ingTTlie"1 i re was "soon extihguisliedr"  Damage is estimated at $40,000.  1  Raided Fort Chabrot.  au is, October 10.���The palice to  day unexpectedly raided the notorious Port Chabrot, in Paris, and  also the residence of the mother of  its defender, M. Jules Guerin. A  number of papers were seized in  both places. The object of the raid  is said to have been to find proof of  the existence of the so-called "Grand  Occident of Prance," an anti-Republican league whoso headquarters  during the Dreyfus agitation was at  Fort Chabrot.  Stopped the Telegraphers.  Nkw York, October 10.���Fire  broke out from some unknown  cause tonight in the rooms of the  Hardware Club on the 14th floor of  the Postal Telegraph building,  Broadway and Murray streets. The  12 th and 13 th floors are used by i Toad mountain by Albert Gerard,  Bethrothal Proclaimed.  The Hague, October 10.���Late'in  the day queen Wilhelmina proclaimed her betrothal to duke Henry  of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers���A third interest in the  Shamrock fractional, half a mile  north of Beaver creek to N. F.  Townsend of Itossland, and the  same to II. P. Arnold of Rossland  by H. C. Stewart.  Locations���The Stillwater fraction on Rover creek by John C.  Ryan; tho Gold Central fraction on  Poorman hill, seven miles west of  Nelson, by John Holm; the Dude,  south of Sheep creek and eight  miles from Salmo, by John P. Bell;  the Lu.dy on Sheep Creek, by May  Waldbeser; the Lo on tho north  side of Wild Horse creek nine miles  from Ymir, by Thomas Kane; the  Orizaba on Morning mountain, by  Albert Gerard;   the Gray Bird on  y''i$ THE TRIBUNE-; NELSOK B.C. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17 1900  ,*!SKf**.tri__tr.'?~  !Wf^HV.mf.rt*.<_.._  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY. *  INCORPORATED 1670.  Don't wait,  until you catcli  cold from wet  feet.  It is cheaper to buy rubbers  than pay doctor's bills.  All Sizes  MEN'S  LADIES'  CHILDREN'S  fKte ��rilmtte*  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS  From' and after Oetober 1st,' all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune  'who ��� are served by carrier will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the-carrier.  ���j SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  a Weekly, by carrier .       .  {��� ��� Monthly,- by carrier     .       .       ,  fj Three Months, by carrier        ���  h Six Months, by carrier  .     .      ,  H One Year, by carrier  .$    85*  1 00.  .   2 SO  5 00 a  10 00  FtmrimxnOTiiixiixxiinxinixirxriixxTsiEtxixxxiin  PIon. Mit. FiELDJNfi lias decided  not.to acceiit the Liberal nomination for Pictou, Nova Scotia. This  is the-district that is represented  by sir Charles Hibbert Tupper.  Bv'the time the legislature meets,  J���the-2-per-cent-lax-on���the-mineral-  output of metal mines will be as  dead an issue as is the ��� Eight-Hour  -Law. The'men who are opposing  the tax can give no goodreason for  their opposition/other than that it  affects their pockets���a reason tliat  every man has who is required to  pay taxes. The tax is not an unfair one when compared with the  taxes imposed oiVother property.  Uri'orteks of newspapers are  often imposed on in their eagerness  to get news. Thr Tribune stated  the other day that the contractor  who had undertaken to build the  piers of the raihvay bridge at Robson had thrown up his contract and  had gone back to Winnipeg. The  contractor was in Nelson yesterday  purchasing supplies, and has-both  the men and the money' to carry  nut the contract.  Mr. Turner says the work iu some  of the departments, notably that  of the department of lands and  works, was several months behind  when he aud his colleagues took  charge.       Can��mate MaoNisiix is in Nelson attending a sitting of the assi/.e  court. He is of opinion that the  postponement of the polling day in  this; constituency means that the  candidate representing the views  of tho party that carries the  country will have little difficulty iu  being returned. This is the common sense way to look at the mat-  tor, and it is shared alike by Liberal.1? and Conservatives. But it is  not satisfactory to the man of principle that edits the Evening Miner  of Nelson.   THE LOOTING OF TIEN TSIN  Described by a Canadian Soldier.  Toronto Slur.  One of the few Canadian boys  who have found their way to the  land of the Celestials during the  recent troubles is Mortimer Montgomery of Hrantford, who was in  St. Paul, Minnesota, when the call  for United States recruits came last  spring ami who forthwith seized  the opportunity to seo active service in thefar east. Two brothers  at present reside in Toronto, and in  a letter to them from the camp of  the 3rd Artillery in Tien-Tsin, under  date of September,2nd, Mr. Montgomery gives the following description of the goings-on there:  "You-can't imagine what the city  looks like. All the buildings near  the walls are like so many sieves  ���I mean those still standing. One  of   the boys,   writing home,  said  that the place was all shot to ,  and I think that is tho truth.  "Since we came here Ave. have  been doing like all the soldiers of  the other nations���looting stores,  houses-and Chinamen. Every soldier in Tien-Tsin has pockets full  of jewelry and silver bullion from a  mint, /as- well as all kinds of silk  robes -and wearing apparel. Dead  Chinamen are ���'. lying- -around tho  streets, and every day the river receives a-consignment of their bodies.  "Of all the nations the American  government i.s the only one that  pays the poor, half-starved beggars  for working. The Russians make  them" work all day without a thing  to eat, then shoot them at*night if  they" give out. Dogs are treated  battel in our country than the Chinamen are here. Pigtails are scattered all around in the streets like  pieces of rope.  "Here at Tien-Tsin are stationed  soldiers of every nationality���British, Americans, Japanese, Russiaus,  French, Germans, Italians, Chinese,  Sepoys from. India, and marines  from all the-ships at Taku. The  Third-Artillery will stay-here all  winter"and do garrison duty, for  the fighting is over-as far as the  American soldiers- are-concerned.  We move into our new canning  grounds in** a day or so, and will  stay there till we rig up some building to serve-as barracks during the  winter.   "l~enelo.se a piece of ribbon which  I took out of a Chinese store here.  The Chinaman that used to keep it  tried to stop a bullet with his chest  tho day before 1 got it, so he didn't  charge me anything. I would send  a silk robe if I could put it in a"  letter, but as I can't you can keep  this bit of ribbon as a souvenir of  the fall of Tien-Tsin."  Tvould make it subservient to their  own selfish ends, or convert it into  a political engine. They should  also be jealous of the reputation  and good name of the rank and file  of the society as well as of its  chosen leaders. For while the association is ennobled and commands  the respect of the public by the  moral and civic virtues of its members, the scandalous and unworthy  conduct of even a few of them is  apt to bring reproach on the whole  body, and to excite the distrust of  tho community."  Nelson Opera House  TWO NIGHTS ONLY  Commencing'  THURSDAY, OCT. 18th  WILlilS  C00NT0WN 400  in a Ra��-Time  Operetta  20 COLORED   ARTISTS   20  Vocalists, Comedians,  Dancers, Pretly Girls.  The only colored organization booked for Nelson this season.  PRICES   50    and   75    CENTS  Seats on sale Wednesday, 10 a. m.  D. J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR SALE  Cottage on Mires road, 7 rooms, full plumbing,  beautiful location, _vxm, $500 cash.  7-room liouse on Carbonate street, two stories.  double stairway, ��2,000. ossy terms.  2 nice building lot-. Lat imer street, 100x120, SfiOO.  Home in Hume addition, S2.100: S200 casli, �����'.',"'.00  pcrmouth pays the balance,interest and pWn  cipal.  This houso'lias full'plumbing, stone  foundation, and lot iSxl'.V).  Nice house and lot near Ward street, on the  south side of Silica, $2,2:>0 : rents for $:i0. and  only a block from the post ofllce.  -.'   TO ltRr'T.  ���I-room cottage in rear of my house on Victoiia  "street, ��12.   This collage i.s comfott able and  moht convenient lo town. .  7-room house on Alines road, $2.5.  Offlce in  Madden Block  d; j. dewar  Eastern and Western-Wapes.  The Montreal Municipal. Labor  Bureau reports the condition of the  labor market in that city as exceptionally good. There is a scarcity  of labor in a number of industries,  which is having the effect of raising wages. Owing to* the number  of girls and women employed the  cigar-making industry is in a bad  state in the Canadian metropolis as  compared with other cities, as is  shown by the following table:  Mould work (seed and Havana)-  Hon. J.H. Turner,  minister of  finance, will remain three or four  days in Nelson, and it might be well  foi' the mine owners who imagine  that their interests have been  unfairly treated by.'the government  to interview Mr. Turner when he is  on the ground and has the time to  hear   them.     Tie   has   had : many  years experience in trying to make  the revenue of the province amount  to as much as the expenditures, and  he would only be too pleased to tell  mine owners how he has succeeded.  *'  Price  Oily.                                 SV.e.  Per M.  "Montreal ..Ik inches or less  S tl fiO  'Nelson, B. tJ              1' inches  ).*��� on  Victoria,' 11, (.!             4.! inches  v., ou  Hamilton. Ont              1' inches  8 00  St. Catharines, Ont..            -J J inches  7 (.0  Brantford, Ont             4_ inches  ti CO  ;Hand  work   (seed   and    Havana),  ordinary  (straight) work���  Price  ���Cily.                                 Size.  Per M.  $ 9 00  ��� Montreal .Over 11 to 4!. inches  <) 00  ���Nelson.:     '���'             4\ inches  11 00  Victoria                     l>. inches  15 00  Wilson's  Port  VMM  ���PoUt We  Specially recommendert-  for dyspepsia,   loss of  appetite," sleeplessness,  ' indigestion,    weakness  from  whatever  cause,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    malaria  and general debility.  Women - complain   of-, a  tired feeling.   Wilson's Invalid's Port, is immediate  and efficacious, leaving no  narmf ul effects.  Men will find it particularly valuable us a restorative and a strengthener of  Ihe body and nerve system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B.C.  C. W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD!  $6.15  00- ^������0��* ��� ���**  ������������*���*. ���"�����*.-^ ������^���V'*^'V'X,,5r<'*,,*r',*,'5r'^''^  '<K  IRVINE <&  OO.  'iS  m  9  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  m  JUadies*   Department.  m  (tt  (tt  (tt  Special sale of ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  and combination suits, flannelette night dresses,  drawers and skirts.  Ladies' flannelette, cashmere, alpacia, silk, satin, and  French flannel blouse waists.  Ladies' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from best  makers at exceedingly low prices.  Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  LadiesV'R & G," "P D," and "D A" corsets from 25  cents up.  Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from 1 to 10 years  of age.  Ladies' golf capes, from $3.00 up.  Millinery   Department.  Men's   Department,  (tt  m  We are now showing the balance of oiir imported pattern  hats at cost prices ; also a large stock of ladies'  ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  We are offering men's fleece-lined underwear, in sizes 34  to 44, from 65 cents each up.  Men's Cartright & Warner's national wool and cashmere  shirts and drawers, from $r.so each up.  Men's flannel, cotton flannelette, cashmere and silk night  shirts. Men's pajamas in all wights. Black cashmere sox 25 cents per pair.  Latest novelties in neckwear, collars, cuffs, regatta negligee and fllannel shirts.  House   Furnishing;  Department.  White lace curtains, from 75c per pair; chenile and tapestry portieres, from $3.50 per pair; chenile and  tapestry table covers from 75 cents.  Tapestry carpets, from 45c per yard up ; Brussel carpets,  from $1.00 per yard up; Wiltons from $1.25 per  yard up ; Axminsters, from $1.25 per yard up.  Floor oilcloth, from 35 cents per yard up.  White bed spreads in. all qualities; Wool comfortables  from $1.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from $2.50 up;  wool blanket (white) from $3.50 up.  All    Carpets    Sewn    end    L,t*id    Free   of   CH-mrjve.  .__;myi^TEi & oo.,,  ^-^ * ^tok * ^^^ * ^^K * '^**> " ^^ * "^** * ^>K * ^^^ * ^^ * ^B^ * *^l   ��� ^^^ * '^'^ ��� ^^k  * ^"^^ ��� ^^k  ��� * ^^0 * 00 ��� ^_^0 * 0/0 * ��� ^_^0 * 00 ��� 4^0 * ^_\W * ^_^0 * ��_\0 ��� ^_0 * j_\& ��� _m__�� * 4^0 ��� ^m0 * ^g0 m ^LW  (tt  'tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  (tt  321 to SSI Baker Street, Nelson.  American an,d European Plans.  CENTS  MEALS  25  ROOMS LIGHTED BY EL*KfiTItICITY  AND HEATE">BY STKAM  .  25 CKNTS TO 91  %  XJAKBft STREET. NELSON.  Hard Ooul  Anthrnulto  $9.65  ra'ELI'VER'EJ-D  Orow'a Neati  Coal.  ACIENTS  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No onler oan be nccoptert iinleftH accompanied  hy cusli. ���           Oillce:   Corner nf Hull  and llaker .Street*.  TELEPHONE 33.  Danger to -Be' Guarded Against.  Cardinal Gibbons, in a letter 611  the subject; of trades unions, warns  organized labor of the "dangers it  must guard against, and the obligations to be fulfilled in these words :  "They should exercise vigilance in  -securing their body from the control of designing demagogues who  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The lieub vfilnn for the money In the market)  for all purponefl.  TKitMfl oask     W. l'\ Tirrnky. Ooiieral Agent  Tulaohniie 147.    Oltlna with <3.1). J. OhrlgMn.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, B. O.  Coffee roasters and dealers Iu Tea and Coffee.  Oifer fronh roasted coffee'of best quality as  follows!  Java and Arabian Afaoha, por pound., 9  40  Java and Mocha Tfl'eud, _ pounda  1 00  Flue Santos, i pounds __.. 1 00  .Santos Blend, 5 pounds _.. 1 00  Our Speoial Blend. 6 pounds......���  1 00  Our-Rio Roast, 0 pounds _..... 1 00  A tual order solicited.  Salesroom 3 doors east  of Oddfellows hlivnlc. WnnlrBaker ntreeti.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and Arab-class  dliilng-rooin. Samplo rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER PAY  W|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  tATK OK'THB'ROyXl HOTkfc.-OAMARY  EVERY   DAY  AT  THH  NELSON  SAW & PLANING  Limited.  We are prepared to. Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION L UMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIP LAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS   -^���TURNED7VERANDA~P0STS~  STOREFRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices, before '  purchasing elsewhere.   OEFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  Club  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  ,  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.'  rpHORPK & CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  ��� -*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  .of and wholesale dealers in ceruted waters.aud  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Tclopnone GO.  ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKETZKL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ���   Josephine streets, Nelson; wholesalo dealers in  assayers supplies.  Agents for Denver .  Firo Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesalo dealers' in liquors, cigars  cement, ore brick and Are clay, .water, pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELEOTBICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTKNAY KLECTRIC SUl'PLY & CONSTRUCTION COMt> AN Y-Wholesale dealers In telephones, annunciators, 1>c11h, batteriui',  tlxtures, etc; Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, ���'Grain, Hivy. Straight or ���  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Caluary-  Edmonton R. It. Mills at Victoria, New Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR   FEED &_PRODUCE   CO.-  street.  ...   Baker  ~u,   Nelson .(George-  V.. Motion's old_  standi-FlourrFeedrGrainrHay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26. ���  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers in freehand cured meaU.  Cold storage.  P.  Hkaiv Oppiok AV  .NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  FRESH   11 ir��   COOL  The only good-Beer In Nelnoti  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Cornor Stanley and Silica Streots.  NELSON LOTS FOR SALE.  Good building lots for sale. Corner and one  adjoining, .10x150; $V-r>- Two inside lots 50x120.  $&W. All on Mill street. Title clear. ��� Apply to  Strachan Brothers, opposite the post offlce.  and Ward  Nelson  Wladden House *��  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1S90.  The bed-rooms are well furnished, and lighted  by eleotrloity. ;  The bar Is- always Btocked by the best dom a-  Uo and Imported;liquors and-olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor,  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Markets at   Nolson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne*w  Denver, Revelstoke, 1'erguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mall Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  \   WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH.AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��#   C.   TRAVES,   Manager  ORnwBP *BY MAT)'. RTCCWIVB OAKKPUf. AND PROMPT ATTENTION '  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� 'Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  'obbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  macklnaws and ralners' sundries. .   KOOTKNAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED��� "Vernon   street.  Nelson.   wIioIdsuId  Krocors.   street, Nelson,  wholesale  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  aud Cigars," Beer'on-draught. Large oomfort-  able rooms.  Flrst-olass tatue board.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Constriictioii Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  Nelson, B. O.  HOUSTON BI^XIK,  COKNKK P^AKKU AI%D JOSRPHlNIi! STURKTST.  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Frout street, Nel-  ���J    sou, wholesale grocers.  R. STKWAKT&CO.-Wai'ehousesonO. P.  ���   K. track, foot of SUuduy BtreeL Nelson,  wholesalo dealers Iu provisions, produce  ana  fruits.  Cold storage.  Agonts Armour & Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.         JY. GKIFFIN fit CO.-Front stroet, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES;  H BYERS fie CO.���Cornor Bakerand Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.   LAWltKNCE HARDWAKK COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers .in  hardware and milling supplies, and water aud  plumbers'supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BIOKTON Sc CO.-Corner Vernon  aud -Josephine stroets,���'. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars And dry goods,  for Pabst Brewing O  . ���    Agents  _   '0. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER,-CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  streeb, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powderB,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, aud eloctrlo  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  ���KTELSON  SAW   AND  PLANING -MILLS,  XN   LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall-streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale-dealors  In sash and doors; all kinds of faotory^work-made   ,  to order.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA    WINE   COMPANY,    LIMI-  TED���Corner- Front and Hall -streets; >-Nel- .  eon, wholesale dealers in wines'(case and bulk, .  and domestic aud impoited^lgiirs.  * '1  jjpS^jaKjij'dlj'BfejS^ TEE TRIBUNE: KELSOJTB;0  WEDNESDAY; OCTOBER 11 1900  3  BMK OF MOMEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clouston  General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and Kootenay Streots.  Vi A. H. BUCHANAN, Mauager.  v'. ���������������  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities iu Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange. and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURKKNT KATK OV INTKRK8T PAID.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Established in Nelson in 1890.  Wholesale and Retail  HE WAWTED A WHITE WIFE  Appoal3 to the Pope.  The emperor of China has not always been the conservative individual we are inclined to think him,  ���lorthe royal personage who bore  that title in the year 17 IS went so  far as to consider the feasibility of  allying himself matrimonially with  .some reigning house in Europe, and  witli that end in view wrote a letter to the pope requesting his good  influence in .securing the necessary  princess. This letter was translated from the Chinese by the secre-  of the Indias of the Company of  Jesus, residing in.the city of Home  in 17'18, and sent to his holiness,  Pius Benedict XIV. An account of  this correspondence is to be found  in ah old boolc, "Lalhistracion Mox-  icana," published in the City of  Mexico in I8s5l. ' The curious document follows:  "To the blessed, above all blessed,  Pontificate of all the Pontificates  aud Christian Pastors, Dispenser of  the Annointing Oils of the Kings of  Murope, Benedicto XIV.:  "The most powerful of all the  most powerful ou earth ; the highest  above all the highest beneath the  -moot), who is seated in the emerald  chair of China, on one hundred  golden footstools, to interpret the  words of God to the descendants of  Abraham, and who gives life to one  hundred and fifteen kingdoms and  one hundred and sixteen islands;  writes with a quill from a virgin  ostrich, and sends' health and long  life.  f'The_time having arrived when  the Howe r of bur royal youth should  mature the fruits of o'ir old age for  the consolation ��� of our devoted  people, and disseminate the seeds  which produce the plant necessary  for tlieir protection, avo have resolved to unite ourselves with one  young and lofty, nourished at the  breast of the strong lioness and of  the gentleewe.  "For this reason, having always  imagined your European llomau  country as the source of unconquerable women and offspring, we extend our powerful hand to ally ourselves with one of them, who must  be a niece of your own or of some  other great Latin priest, who looks  upon God with pious affection, and  preserves in herself tho authority  of Sarah, the friiitf illness of Rachel,  the faithfulness of Esther and the  wisdom of Sheba'  "We- desire_^that_she.may havgy  "tlfeleyes"of_tlie���dove7"tliat see the-  heavens   and   earth;   a mouth  of  scarlet, like blood, which feeds upon  dew or  holy   thoughts.   Her   age  must nob have passed two hundred  courses ef the.moon (a little more  than 36 years).   Her: stature must  be like the dry grain.  We will send  ;her raiment with   our   mandarin,  |j ambassadors who will conduct her  to our empire, and we  will go out  to receive her at the .banks of the  Great River, admitting her to our  royal coach.  "Living with us, she may adore  her own God, with twenty-four female slaves at her disposition, and  with them she will sing like.the  turtle dove in springtime.  "Our father and friend, iu agreeing to the consummation of our  wishes thou wilt be the means of  uniting the perpetual friendship of  thy principality and authority with  this dominant empire, and we shall  embrace thy laws, as the ivy the  tree trunk, and we will diffuse'.our  royal blood in our states; warming  the blood of our princes with the  fire of our amazons; our subject  niandarins will carry with themv  pictures of some of these princes. u  "We beseech thee to preserve in  peace tiie two good and religious  : families of the negro missionaries,  sons of Ignatius, and the black and  white sons of'Dotniugo; the advice  of the one and the other serves us  as guides in our government, and  as a light to interpret the laws, as  the splendor of the oil makes the  sea clear.  "With this, rising from our  throne to embrace thee, we say to  thee that this our letter goes sealed  with the seal.of our empire, in the  eity, head of the world, oh the fifth  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  day of the second lunation of the  fourth year of our reign."  "Tho seal is a sun," so the book  reads, "surrounded by rays and  swords." The annotations are as  follows : "The grandfather of the  present emperor wrote ti similar  letter to the king of France, Louis  XIII., and they named a princess,of  the blood, and a Venetian lady of  the house of Cantarini; but neither  consented to the journey,,: because  ���the emperor of that time ���������was* old  and sick. '  Oriental Knavery.  The notion of using Routgen  rays as an aid to the discovery of  stolen property supposed to be concealed in the body of the thief was  put into practice in a Calcutta jail  recently, but with small success.  The subject of the experiment was  a man accused of having stolen and  swallowed a diamond worth 10,000  rupees in a Calcutta jeweler's shop.  The investigation disclosed that  he had something in his throat���  the Rontgen rays did not say what  ���and the local doctors are considering the question of extracting it,  the jeweler meanwhile anxiously  awaiting the result.  lt seems that in some of the  thieves'schools in India a regular  course of training i.s gone through  in the art of "pouching" or concealing articles of value in the  throat.  The Englishman, a newspaper  published in Calcutta, thus describes the process:  "At first a small piece of lead attached to a thread is swallowed and  guided by the action of the tongue  to the orifice of the sac in the  throat. As soon as this has been  thoroughly learned the lead is coated with lime. This cuts into the  sac and enlarges it. The size of the  article to be 'pouched' is gradually  increased until it is said that many  of the Indian thieves can 'pouch'  eight or ten rupees at once."  The diamond swallowing case was  before the court and was adjourned  for a further medical examination.  The prosecution produced an old  convict who, in the presence of the  court, swallowed and produced dice  the size of the missing diamond.  Interesting. Lawsuit;  An interesting legal battle is  likely to grow out of an accident  that recently took place on a Santa  Fe passenger train. A young man,  twenty-one years of age,  says the  Surpassing  Display in  Fall Suiting's  ... Success in  Wholesale and Retail  DEPENDS ON HOW YOU BUY  ~m  OUR  STOOK  OF  GOODS  BOUGHT  THIS  YEAR  HAS  NO  EQUAL  IN  B. O.  All the fashionable creations  Fall and Winter wear are  in  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building:, Baker Street).  FRED J. HQUIRK. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE  THE   QUEKN'S  HOTEL.  I Air go. stock of high-class Imported gonds. A  .specialty of the stinnro shoulder-���the latest  fashion In coats.  MRS.  MCLAUGHLIN'S  Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE STREET  Nelson.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.   Special attention givon to heavy teaming.  Offlce corner Victoria and Ward streets. Telephono 192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  ~     ENGINEERS.  flHARLKS PARKER-MIniiig and milling en-  v-/  Klneer.  Turner-Boeckh Block, Baker street.  Nelsnui  For quality, and price, you can buy the latest  up-to-date, goods from me and save 25 per cent on  every dollar.  My goods are purchesed direct from New York,  England, France, Germany and Austria, and consist of lines that are not shown any^ where else in  this Province. ���  Everyone is welcome to call and inspect them  whether they buy or not.  PIANOS  ONYX TABLES]  JARDINIERE  STANDS  LAMPS  VASES  MIRRORS  FIRE SETS  TENDERS  II  Diamonds Loose and Set  Jewelry of every description.  Watches for Ladies and Gentlemen  Clocks with and without Music  Manicure Sets, Manicure Pieces  Cut Glass direct from Belgium  Jardinieres, latest from Austria  Flatware, Sterling and Silverplate .  A Thousand other things  JACOB  DOVER, The   Jeweler  Our Watch Making and Jewelry Department has no equal.   All work guaranteed  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R, Wilkie, General Managor.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  Sfc. Joseph' (Missouri) News, presented the return coupon of a  child's half rate ticket for transportation from San Francisco to  Kansas City. He had bought the  ticket eleven - years. ago, and as it  was unlimited as to time he claimed  the right to use the ticket on hi.s  return trip. The railroad officials,  on the other hand, argued that as  it was a half-rate .ticket good, for a  child under twelve years of age, he,  a man .of. ,twenty-one, could not  ride oii ifc. The contract on the  back of the ticket did not specify  that the child was to stop growing,  however, and now the question-is:  Can the young, man compel, the  railroad to carry him on that  ticket?  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Sealed tenders will be received by. the .undersigned,up to. noon on Saturday, October 20th,  liKK), for the construction of a government oillce  at tne town of Creston, Goat River Mining division. Plans and specifications can lie seen nt the  government agents office in Nelson,and atthe  ollice of Mr. IC. Mullainduino, Creston.  Tlio lowost or-uny tendor not neccssariljvac-  ceptud,  JOHN A. TURNER,  -    Government. Agent,  Nelson, B. C. October 10th, MOO. .,  Provincial Secretary's Office.  His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor has been  pleased to appoint the under-mentioned persons  to be Justices of the Peace for tho Counties under which tlieir names appear, namely:  Connty of Kootenay. ���  Mil September, 1900.  G. Arthur Rendell, of Eholt, Esquire.  Counties   of   Victoria,   Nanaimo,   Vancouver,  Westminster,-Yale, Carribooand Kootenay,  (ith September, 19(10.  Hugh McPherson, of Trout Lake, Enquire.  Thomas McNaught, of Halcyon Hot Springs,  Esquire.  Frank Fletcher, of Nelson. Esquire.  Charles Frederick Lindmark, of Revelstoke,  Esquire.  Provincial Skcrktakv's Office.  His Honor thu Lieutenant-Governor hns been  pleased to make the following appointments:  uth September, 1900.  " .lames Ferguson Armstrong, of   Fort. Steele,  Esquire, Government AKenl, to lm a Stipendiary  Magistrate for and within the County of Kootenay. ���    :     '     - .  (ith September, 1900.  John D. Sibbald. of .the City of Kevclstoke,  Esquire, Police Magistrate, to., hold a Small  Debts Court for the said city and wll h'n a radius  of 15 milos therefrom, vice II. N. Coursier, Esquire.  12th September, 1900.  F. G. Fauquier, of Nakusp, Esquire, to lie:  Stipendiary "Magistrate,  Government Agent, - ���  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works,  Assessor and Collector under the "Assessment.  Aet,"      . _ .        '  Collector of Revenue Tax,  District Registrar of Births, Heaths and Marriages, and  Registrar under tho ."Marriage Act," for the  Revelstoke Division of West Kootenay; '.  Gold Commissioner for. tho Revelstoke, Ille-  eillewaet, Lardeau and. Trout .Luke-Mining  Divisions;  Clerk of the Peace for the County of Kootonay,  and  " District Registrar of llie.Revelstoke Registry  of tho Supreme Court, vice H.'N. Coursier, Ks-  cjutro.  Walter Scott, of lllecillowaet, ""squire. .1. P.,  to be Mining. Recorder4ind  Collector of Revenue Tax for the Arrow Lake  Mining Division, and a  Provincial Police Constable, vice F. G. Fauquier, Esquire, transferred to Revelstoke.  Robert Armstrong, of Ulecillewnet. Esquire,  to be Mining, Recorder and  Collector of Revenue Tax for the lllecillowaet  "Mining Division, -vice Waller Scott, Esquiro,  transferred to Nakusp.  Uth October, 1900.  John Bulman, of Thunder HUI, Esquire, to bo  Mining Recorder for the Windermere. Alining  Division, vice George Goldie, Esquire, transferred to Fort Steele,  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside, Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough arid  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WHAT YOU WANT 18 NOT IN STOOS  WK WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND CUM? PRICES.  SHERIFF'S SALE.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STRKETS, NKLSON  Porto Rico LumberCo.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lurr-ber Always in  Stocl^  JWj*^ ciT^*y^a^lcoi*aplete_latock^of,  "Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work--will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  A large Block of first-class dry material on  hand, alio a full Hue of sashl doom, mouldings,'  turned work, eto. f  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard i  Foot of Hendryx street, Nelson  leph rre. n    JO^H RdM,  Ageilt  IO R    S A Ij El  ON   EASY TERMS  TIIK PROPKim'  KNOWN  AS  The Florence Park Hotel  or Roberts' Ranch  14.1 acres move or loss. A Ilrsf-class going business, with '.iti acres of Aral-class land under cultivation, 580 fruit trees, a largo proportion bearing  fruit; 1000 small fruits���raspberries, blackberries  and currants.  Ono mile east of the toniiinous of tlio electric  tramway. '  '     ���  For particulars apply to  HUGH R. CAMERON  Insurance Agent  BAKER STREET NELSON  'Province'of British 'Columbia, Nelson, in \Vo:i  Kootenay. to \\if.:  Hy virtue of a writ of lleri-l'aeias, issued out of  (lie Supreme Court, of Krifith Columbia, atthe  .suit of the Bank of Montreal, -plaintiffs, and to  me directed, against the - goods and chat  lels of , the Two : Friends Mino, Limited  .Liability,'.'.defendant*,'. I have seized and  taken in execution all the right, title and interest  of the said defendants, Two Friends Mine Limited Liability, in the mineral claim known as  and called "Two Friends,"situated on the divide  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on the east,  slope of Lemon creek, located on the 3lst day of  .Inly, A. 1). 1S!I."i, and recorded in the ofllce of the  mining recorder for the Slocan Ciiy "Mining- Division of the West Kootenay District, on.the 10th  day of August, A. D. 181)5; and also all the right  title and interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends "Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty (00) tons  of ore, more or less, mined from (lie mineral  claim. VTwo Friends,',' and- now upon the property : To recover the sum of two thousand and  eighty-nine dollars and eighty-five cents ($2.08!).  .85) together with interest on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-live cents ($2080 35)  at six per centum per annum, from the HOth day  of September, 1000, until payment, besides sheriff's poundage, officer's fees, and air other legal  Incidental expensed: All of which 1 shall expose  for sale, or suflicient thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at 1 he front of ray office  next to the court house, in the city of Nolson, H.  C oil Friday tho 2fith day of October, A. 1)., li!0)  at the hour of cloven o'clock in the forenoon.  Notk.���Intending purchasers.will satisfy them��  selves as to interest and title of the said defendants.  Mated at Slocan City the I'-'th day of October,  1900.  S. P. TUCK, Slieri/rof South Kiotenay.  MUSIC.  Mm. D. B. Murray, graduatein vocal and instrumental music, is now prepared to.receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method; also piano and organ.  Kor terms and further particulars apply roam  5, A. Alaedonald building, corner Josephine and  Vornon street.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)=Fairview=Additionr  CAtyBLE & O'PLLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR  RENT  li-rooined house and bnth, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold water. Observatory street, magnificent view; rent. Including wafer rate, $2;> per month.  .I-roomed house, corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets ; $2ll per month.  /i-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $Ifi per month.  ���I-roomed eottuge, ("'ore street SI2.&0 per month.  (I-roomed liou.se, corner of Mill and Hall streets;  $30 per month, from 1st November.  Uonts collected.   Loans made.  .Agents for Uritish Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company, "  IVllirSTOGKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Hichcliou, 1000  FOR SALK.  Six-room house, Hume Addition, *fS.r)0,  A complete set of tinner's tools.  ... Team, harness and wagon, ".IfiO.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  FOR SALE-OHEAP  Six lots corner Observatory and   Hall streets,  drained and cleared for building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply fl, Ij. LENNOX. Holioltar, Nrd.rm ti. 0  H-iLeadin^Scotcli Whisky  -__}__^-  <l&!i*"��*"I)  7-Ss3sa��  ^  H.P.RITHET&CO.,Ltd.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  rixiiiiniiiininxrciixiiimxiTxinniTrxniijx  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  torrtrtrximriTinKirrriniiiirrrirTixriiixixiiii;  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWERB AND BOTTLERS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^WW&i.     Brewery at Nelson  .A..   J��]3SrSTJrJJ^.JD.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhaiigors.  Full Hue of wall paper, mouldings, oto,   Kalso-  mining und Tinting.   Hlrlctly tlrst-class  work.  Ketlinalos furnished.  Rcsidcnco Mill Street),   "MPT QOM    R    P  Oppoalto School House   IMJiLiOUlN, O. \j.  K"5T7iSHiOROFf  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-olase wheelwright).  Hpeclal attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points.  Show   Hnll Sti.. bfll.wnflii  liaknr and Vornon.  &  FBATEBNAL   SOCIETIES.  NKLSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. t_ A. M.  Moets second Wednosday In eaoh mouth,  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS-Nelson l^odge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meots in I. O. O. K.  Hall, ooruor Bukor and Kootouay streets, overy  Tuesday ovening at 8 o'clock. Visiting Knights  cordially lnvltod to attend. F. .1. Hradley, C. ('.;  J. A. Paqucltc, K. of li. & S.  NKLSON L. O. L.. No. 1C92, meets In I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker aud Kootonay stroots,  lab and 3rd Friday of eaoh inonth. Visiting  brethern cordially Invited. IL ltobinson, W. M.  VV. Crawford, Recording-Soorotary.  NKLSON .SARIK, Number 22, Fraternal Ordor  of Kagles, moots every second and fourth  Wednesday lueach month In Fraternity Hall.  Vtslldug brotliren welcome. W. Uoanoll, l"Taul  (land,  Oharlw Proaier, NiwtttAry,  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The rogular  meeting of tho Painters' Union is held  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. II. Millward,  President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. No.  172. meuU every "Monday evening in the  Elliot block, corner Bakor and Stanley streeta, at  8o'clock, J. 1). Mover, presidont; Oonald Mo  Lean. snnrntHrF'  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OFNELSON  NOTICE.  Hy resolution of the City Council, passed in  regular session on Monday, October 8lh, I'.KX), I  was instructed lo cause notico to bo given, by  publication in 11 newspaper circulating in the  1'Ity of Nelson, to all parties in arrears for excessive amounts for water and electric light  rates, who have been duly notified of such arrears, that If such arrears aro not paid on or before October 20lh. liKK), that their water and  electric light services will ho discontinued on  that date.        .1. K. STIIACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, 13. C, October 8U1, lDOO.  ESTATE OF HENRY A.  GERVAN.  In Ihe matter of the estate of Henry A.Gervan.  late of the Oity of Xelson in the-produce of  Hrilish Columbia, deceased.  Notice h* heroby given pursuant to the "Trustees and Executors Aet" of the revised statutes  of the Proviee of British Columbia, IS!)", Cap  IS", that all creditors and others having chums  against the estate of the said Henry. A. Gervan,  who died on or about the 'i'Jtli day of March,  liXXI, to sond hy post prepaid, or deliver to Messrs.  (I'lillihoi'it Wilson, of the said City of Nelson,  solicitors for Thomas J. MeCammoii. tho administrator of the personal estate and ell'ecLs of the  said deceased, or to the said Thomas .1. McCain-  mon of the City of Nelson aforesaid, their christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  the full particulars of their claims, the statement  of tlieir accounts und the nature, of the securities, If any, held by them, on or before the 20th  day of October, likx).  And further take notice that- after such last  mentioned dale the said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of tho deceased  among the parties 'jntillcd thereto, having regard only to tho claims which he shall' then have  notice, and the said administrator will not be  liable for the said assots or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claims notice  shall not have been received by hiin at the time  of such distribution.  GALLIHER & WILSON,  Solicitors for Thomas .1. McCammon, adnilnla*  tator for Henry A. Gervan, deceased.  Haled thia 20th day nf September, lftlO.  t-^im  E. P. Whalley, d.P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Offlco with C. W, West & Co., corner.Hall and  llaker streeta.  City offlce of tho Nelson Soda water Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streeta.  P. O. Box 669. TELEPHONE NO, .9. , '  architects; . 1  EWART  &   CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelson, gc  TRADES   UNIONS. _\  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 90, W.' F. o.vl-  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, north-; "���'  oast cornor Viotoria and Kootenay streots,' ovory    .-  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jamo .  Wilkes,   Secretary.    Union Scalk of Wages  kor Nelson .  District���Per  shift,   machine    *,  men, $3.50: haiiimeramen miners, $3.23; muckers,      ���;  carmen, Bhovelcrs and other underground-laborers, $3.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor ~'  Council will .09 hold in tho miners'union hall, ;  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  first and third Thursday of each month; at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matheson, Secretary.  THK regular meetings of tho Carponters' Union  are hold on Wednesday evening of "each"  wook, ab 7 o'clock, in the "Miners' Union ball corner victoria and Kootenay streets. R.'Robinson, President.   James Colling, Secretary. "  "  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196, of  tho International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, moets evory first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H. Matheson, President. W. S. Bel-  ; villo. Secretary.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  Tho Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at Miners .Union hall.  J. W. "Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tcctive Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner, of Baker and Kootenay streets, overy Monday evening  at 7^30 p.m. sharp. Vlsi tingjnembers of the Ameri^_  can-Foderatioirc6rdinlly:liivited"toattend7'A..W.  McFeo, Presidont. Poroy Shackelton, Secretary.  ml  as. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17 1900  ueen Victoria  TIKE   BEST   OUST   THE   Ifc/L^IRJSIIKIT  sold orsrij-sr *b**2T  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  **PTXT   TJP   I3ST   25   -ZV*N*:D  SO   C&NI.   BOXBrt  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fall Clothing-Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our  stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  217 AND 219 BAKER STREET. NELSON.  VOTE  FOR ....  A.  H.  MacNEILL  of Rossland  Candidate of ihe Liberal-Conservative Party for Member  of the House of Commons for Yale-Cariboo.  PLATFORM  Adopted by the Liberal-Conservative Party in Convention  at Revelstoke, September 15th, 1900  We, the delegates of the Liberal-Conservative party of Yale-Cariboo  constituency,  in  convention  assembled,  reaffirm  the  principles of the  "party, and more particularly that cardinal principle, protection to home  industries, and that that principle  be carried ont so that all sections of  ���the country shall equally,share its benefits.  The one industry on which the prosperity of this constituency is  almost wholly dependent is mining; and we believe that our mining industries are as fairly entitled to protection as the manufacturing industries of Eastern Canada ; therefore, we advocate that the duties on lead  and lead products be increased, so that they shall be as high as those now  imposed by the United States on the same articles.  That the output of the precious metal mines is largely increasing  therefore we favor the establishment of a mint, so that the specie in.circulation shall be that of our own instead of that of a foreign country.  We advocate the restriction of the immigration of Chinese and Japanese, and all classes who cannot become good citizens of the Dominion  of Canada, and suggest the adoption of the principles of the Natal Act.  British Columbia has not now the representation in the federal parliament that she is entitled to: therefore we advocate that when the  redistribution of seats is made that this constituency shall be given representation according to its population.  , That it augurs well for the success of the party that Hugh John  Macdonald has decided to leave the field of provincial politics to take  part in the larger one that affects the people of the whole of Canada.  CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block, Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets.  m  TO  Contractors and  Builders |  Having disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we OT  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage ($1  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We ean (Jf^  only say that those traits which have built up for us and maintained fan  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout fik  by the new firm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommend- W  ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who OT  may honor him with their patronage. OT  GITY LOCAL NEWS  An unusually handsome specimen  of oro from the G'ranilo mine is on  exhibition in J. Dover's window.  It is pure white .quart'/ studded  with large nuggets.  Rev. S. Rhodes will lecture tonight on "Belief in the Supernatural", in the Baptist mission room,  Home Addition. The lecture will  follow after a short service.  The special committee appointed  to construct the cottage addition  for the General vHospital have  chosen a site for the building.. The  spot selected is about 75 feet due  east of the main building and liiO  feet from the street. Work is to  be commenced as soon as the plans  are completed.  Monseigneur Falconia, apostolic  delegate to Canada, is now in Vancouver and an effort will probably  be made to have him visit the Kootenays before returning east. He  is the head of the Roman Catholic  church iu the Dominiou, and a visit  to Nelson would excite general interest.  Additional interest has been added to the Independent Labor  party's rally tonight by the announcement that candidate Foley  will be present aud deliver an address. He is coming in to confer  with Jim AVilks and the other leading labor men here and has beeu  induced to speak at the rally.  The sheriff has seized the interest of the Two Friends Mine Limited in the property known as the  Two Friends, located on the divide  between Lemon .and Springer  creeks, also the company's interest  in sixty tons of ore at the mine to  satisfy a writ issued by the Bank  of Montreal for $2089 and interest  from September 20th. The Two  Friends is a well known Slocan  property and has been shipping  for some time.  Thanking you for past favors,  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  T.  G. PROCTER,  Late Managing Director  >  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  To the Public...  (fa Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick & fl%  j*Tk Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance jjr&  iG: of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My ^t*.  OT aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest W  OT possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger OT  jjjjft quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a OT  ^ lower figure. OT  ^ It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our fjjfa  jm marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply ^  ;&, these products at reasonable rates. ^m  j$_ We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, ^  (m Tiles and Cement. jra  M Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the ^  A Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also Av  2ft secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building fik  mston6' m  ;&,           We arc prepared to offer special rates to Contractors  and %.  4$ Builders. OT  ($���       o'' ERNEST MANSFIELD,            OT  fife           �� for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. OT  l^h Successors to OT*  tftf) The West Kootenay Brick d- Lime Co., Ltd. jjjtl  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. J$[  RAILROAD AND STEAMBOAT  Work at Seven Devils.  The Spokane Falls <fe Northern  road has a crew of men at work  making improvements to the track  at Seven Devils with a view to preventing the delays and disorganization caused annually in the  spring through mudslides. The  locality is well known to most Nelson people, bnt it may be stated  that Seven Devils is the name applied to a series of clay points coming down to the Columbia river.between Bossburg and Marcus in  Washington. The Spokane Falls &  Northern track runs along the foot  of these points, which are all included iu the space of a mile or so.  Every spring the passing of the  frost=is=marked=by==heav-y-=iuud-  slides. The right-of-way is invaded by a semi-liquid mass of  clay, which runs in as fast as it can  be removed by shovellers. Last  spring the trains from Spokane  were more often from two to ten  hours late than on time, and one or  two trains were cancelled altogether. The company proposes to  overcome the difficulty by cutting  down the great clay wall on the  upper side of the track for 100 feet  back. A hydraulic plant has been  placed on the ground and is hard  at work washing down the bank.  The water is brought to the desired  spot in a twelve-inch pipe and discharged through a one-inch nozzle,  thus obtaining a pressure of 100  pounds. The work will bo continued for several weeks.  Almost Beady.  The new engine house at the C.  P. 11. depot will be ready for occupation two weeks hence. The riveters rigged up a furnace at the  building yesterday and commenced  work riveting the deck of the turn  table, while a large force is engaged  on the exterior.' The construction  gang will commence within a few  few days to lay the new repair  tracks north of those now used for  "bad order" ears. When this is finished the old repair tracks will be  torn out aud the sidings projected  under the, plan for rearranging the  yards will be started. In a couple  of weeks, therefore, comparatively  little will be left of the present  yard. The new tracks will be considerably above the present level,  having been designed to come well  over the  average high-water mark.  ���W  The Change in Time.  The new time card on the C. l\  II. is running smoothly now, the  main line trains having made* up  the time lost through t.he change.  The alteration affects the local division but slightly as far as the  arrangement of train numbers and  crews are concerned. The numbers  are as follows: No. 41 due to leave  Nelson at S o'clock, No. 43 due to  leave at 9 o'clock, No. 45 leaving at  18:40 o'clock, No. 42 arriving at*  11:35, No. 44 arriving at 14:40 and  No. 40 arriving at 22:10.  DREW ANOTHER GOOD HOUSE  Second Production  of Mikado.  "The Mikado" drew another  crowded house last night. The attendance was even larger than on  the first night and equally appreciative. Beautiful boquets were  showered on the principals aud the  applause was even more enthusiastic if a superlative is possible. In  several respects the production was  an improvement on tho previous  performance. The'caat Avas thoroughly at home ou . the stage and  there was noiie of the stiffness incidental to a first night. ' The soloists were in splendid voice and  gave to their selections all the taste  and skill born of carefuL training  supplemented by confidence in  themselves. vTho orchestra's work  wras excellent from start to finish.  Tonight "The Mikado" will be  presented iri; Nelson for the last  time, and another bumper house  will doubtless be accorded it. The  society merits all the citizens can  do for it in the way of patronage.  Tiie ainouht/.bf practice required to  bring an opera of the "Mikado"  class to" fchejaitch of perfection attained by tiie Nelson amateurs can  be appreciated by none outside of  the participants, and much is accomplished in the interest of music  locally.        ';'  Tomorrow! morning the entire  company, including management,  principals, chorus and orchestra,  leaves for Rossland, Avhere "The  Mikado" willbe produced for two  nights. A number of citizens will  take advantage'of the Thanksgiving rates and accompany the  society. -'     MINING   STOCK  QUOTATIONS.  jB-y-IEDRiS   &o   OCX  *N"E331iSO"ISr  KASLO  s-A.3sriDO"*Nr  STOVES!   STOVES!    STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  '��� V  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner Itakor nnd .lostoplilno Stree  TKLKI'UONK '.'7  PERSONAL.  Charles Pierce of Moyie i.s iu the  city today.  Robert Edgar of New Zealaud is  a guest ul the Holel Hume.  J. A.  Macdonald  of  Rossland  is  registered at the Hotel Phalr. He is in lhe city  on legal business.  Cecil Ward and wife left last  night by C. P. "ft.' foi- Now York, whence they  sail on the lilt h instant for Liverpool per steamer  Majestic.  Fred W. Sterling and wife are in  the ci'y loSny. Mr. Sterling, who is a well known  commercial man, is spending his honeymoon on  a trip through the province.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Nicely Furnished Rooms���corner  Vornon ancl Cedar streets.  Wanted���Tick   makers    at   the  Kootenay Wire Works, Front street.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vornon streot. Telophone  call 3d.  Wanted.���Three furnished rooms  mutable for housekeeping. Address box 131,  Nelson.  For Rent���Store in Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malouo & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.'  Large  well   furnished   rooms to  let. Apply rooms laid 5 "Macdonald building,  corner Josephine and Vernon streets.  To Let���Furnished room at reas-  able figure; private board next door. ��� Fourth  house above city ball, Victoria street.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  cottnge. Water, electric light and sewerage.  Apply io Mrs. Croasdaile, Observatory street.  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvio, north  sido Carbonate street between Josephine and  Ward.  To Let���From and after Nov. 1st,  cottage at the corner of Kails and Hoover Sts.  Four i ooma and lean-to. Apply J��. P. Whalley,  box 518, Nolson, 11, C.  DR.  ALEXANDER  FORINj  OFKJCrc  AND  R-ESIDENC1"*  Silica* street, between  Ward  and  Josephine streets.  Telephone I'.'O.  The following were the quotations of British .Columbia mining  stocks on the Toronto Stock Exchange yesterday:  A=ked,  ...$0 12.  STOCK. -   ,,  Athabasca........'.'.  B. C. Gold Fields.-.  Big Three ....*.  Black Tail   ^Brandon&^G oldeh'Crown^.-.  Butte & Boston....'.   Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...  Cariboo (McKinney) : _.;...  Cariboo Hydraulic   Centre Star -.   Crow's Nest Pass Coal   California.   Deer Trail Consolidated.  Kvening Slur.....-.'   Fairview Corporation...  Golden Star   Giant   Hammond Reef.  Iron Mask   Jim Blaine   King   Knob Hill   Lone Pine-Surprise Consolidated  Monte Chrlato Consolidated....  Montreal Gold Fields   Montreal & London   Morning Glory'.   Morrison ......... a''.,:....,   "Mountain Lion   Noble Five ...'.'.   North Star   Novelty ,.   Old Ironsides ...'..���.''..'  ....  Olive   Payne   Princess Maud   Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated..  Republic   Slocan Sovereign   Virtue :\   WW-Eagle Consolidated      1*2  Waterloo". ;.  n|  White Bear  I'i  Winnipeg ' ...;.....        " 1  GRAND WILY  TONIGHT  All friends and supporters of candidate Christopher Fo'ey, nominee of the Independent Labor  party, are invited to attend the first, rally of the  campaign.  CANDIDATE FOLEY WILL SPEAK.  At 8 o'clock sharp, at Ihe committee rooms in  V. P. R. block, Baker street, opposite Hank of  British Columbia.  Speeches by C. J. Clayton, James Wilks, Robert Robinsou, W, R. Kee and others.  God Sa\e lhe Queen.  No Deception  Watch and Jewelry repairing is a feature of our business.  i  :t  ��  is  ���It,!.  n  'ih'  'A  11  M  ���1"  (W.  II  !��  '3  (SO  17  !I7  4  281  7A*  12  48  10  i  m  ' i  (KJ  14  ilii  1H_  I  i sai  3  i_- ���<*;  V<7  j{j Something New  Hit  $   MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON  Ijj    HAMSandB/tCON  it/  ii/  ifc  i|j Direct from Iowa's world tamed Corn Belt.  ifc    Iowa's Pride Ham, 22c Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c  ifc    t KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  W   Telephone IO 185 Bakep Street  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  _w  Indeed you should  be Thankful  When you consider the opportunities  you   have  of selecting from  our stock  an  assortment  of goods  for your  THANKSGIVING DINNER  Wm. Hunter & Co.  SUCCESSORS TO -       THE WESTERN MERCANTILE CO.,  Limited.  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  Sales���Butte and Boston, ftOO SOU, 1000.1000, 1000  at 2j'. Canadian Goldfields 500, 500, 500,500, 500 at  9; JJeer Trail, 500 at Si; Golden 3tar, 500, 600, 500  at 21; Hammond Reer, 000, 500,600,500at 2'; War  Kagle, lOfiOatlSl, 100, 500 at 130; Waterloo, 1000  at 3; White Bear 500 at Hi, 200, 1000, 1000, 1000 at  31; Hammond *Rce�� 500 at 22.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business lots in the town of Phoenix,  50 feet Frontage. Original cost ?1,000. WiU sell  for the same figure on the following terms: One-  thlril cash; balance In six and twelve months.  j^AdraaB, F. B. H., post offlce box 198, Neleon, B.C.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough English, Calisthenics, Music, Qer-  mau and French if required. Fall term commences 3rd September.  Far particulars apply to  MISS FXtMER, Josephine Street.  STOVES!       STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  We keep the finest watches made  in the world, and. therefore must  have workmen of the highest afctain-  nients to attend to such repairs.  Consequently our success is unequal ed.  Patenaude Bros.  ���WATCHMAKERS.  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  New Fall Goods  New Dress Goods in Tweed, Costume Cloth, Homespun  and Black Goods.  Shirt Waists in Corduroy Flannel Mercerised Sateen  and Flannelette. ;",''���  A large range of Black   Dress  Skirts.    Underskirts from $1.25 to  $7.00.   Latest styles in Ladies'and Children's Jackets.  Children's Flannelette Underwear.  Our  Clothing,  Gents'  Furnishings, and  Boot and  Shoe  Stock is  complete.   We have the celebrated Carss' Mackinaw  Jackets and Pants.  A full line of Rubber Goods.  A. FERLAND & CO.  Maple Syrup  Honey  and  We have just received a large consignment of Old Settlers' Maple Syrup, the best  on the market; also some pure Ontario White Clover Honey.   Try it.'  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  THEO IVlADSOj-J, Proprietor.  Baker Stroet, Nelson.  Vote for Niekerson  to repair your watch. He was  born in the watch business.  His platform is first-class workmanship. Baker Street, opposite Queen's hotel.  Houston Block,  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  iSSSIlIT COSTS BUT ONE OENTI  OUR  ARK   FILTERS  OUR. CLOSKSTS    ,  AK1S NOISELESS]  To drop ua a post card that we may call and give estimates.   It saves many dollars.  Never   have any plumbing done until you na  nave Been our. goods and our prices,  OPPOSITE  POSTOB'MOH.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers,

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