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 -.-'-���MI  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  XKMZ  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  i��  EIGHTH* YEAR  NELSOtf:  TUESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 9 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  CHINESE COURT IS STILL HOSTILE  It Will  Not  Return to Pekin and  is Pessimistic.  the German Press  RUSSIA OCCUPIED MUKDEN, BUT CHINESE LOOTED IT  BHni.hv, October 8.���The somewhat optimistic view of the Chinese  situation which prevailed in Germany last week has been unfavorably "affected by the reports that  the Chinese court resolved tosettle  permanently at Si Ngau Fu, capital  of the province of Shen Si. This  the Berliner Tageblatt regards as  indisputable evidence" that the  Chinese court is as anti-foreign as  ever.  "The failure of the court to return to Pekin," it says, "makes a  farce of the proposed peace negotiations, inasmuch as the Chinese  government could annul the whole  procedure at any moment by revoking the credentials of prince  Ching and Li Hung Chang." '  "iWithoufc claiming any 'official  authority for its - attitude, the  Tageblatt comnientsfavorab.ly upon  a proposal to declare emperor  Kwang Su deposed.  Hung Chang has -given the same  assurance to the other generals.  The Americans believe that revenge  and military display are the only  objects of the expedition, and they  hold that it will retard the restoration of peace.  . The Russians are understood to  have - practically abandoned the  railroad��and to have stopped its reconstruction. General Chaffee favors the return" of the railroad to  its owners and its reconstruction  and operation on a joint international basis.  The first reinforcements of German troops have arrived here.  1  The Pekin Torces.  'ekin, October 8.���General Yam-  tigucbi will retain 10,000 ."Japanese  troops, 2000 of them at Pekin and  the others at Taku and along the  line of communication. ' Eight  thousand Germans will winter in  Pekin and InOO Russians. The  uuiuber of British troops who will  be retained has not. yet been announced. Sir Alfred Gaselee will  probably keep a brigade. The allies  are storing supplies for six months.  ^.jOouutvon Waldersee's headquarters  Will bo in the'buildings in the "im-  )r perial pleasure gr'qunnV outside the  purple city.,   ..'.*..,.  ,  ��� -it���ii__  Will Not Participate.  Prkiv, Thursday, October 1���Via  ���   Tien-Tsin, Sunday, October 7,  and  Shang-Hai, October 8.���The Ameri-  '    can troops will not participate in  the expedition to Pao Ting Fu.  _ General Chaffee has tho assurance  ". of Li Hung Chang that if the allies  .   desire Pao Ting Fu the Chinese will  readily   surrender that city.     Li  . Becoming More Gloomy.  London, October 9.���The Shang-  Hai correspondent of the Times,  wiring October 7th, says: "It is  reported that French - troops hold  .Lu Ko Chio ou the Lii Han railroad.  The Russians and Germans hold the  Pei Tang forts and have also taken  Tong Shan and the Kai Ping mines,  thus opposing the coal supply in  northern Chiua.  ~  Jt was expected that count von  Waldersee would maintain an even  balance' between the powers, whereas the actual resul t of the operations  places all the strategic positions iu  the hands of other nations. A  strong feeling prevails that the  situation is daily becoming more  gloomy."    Russian*! Occupy Mukden.  , St. Petersburg, October 8.���The  Russian general staff has received  official dispatches confirming the  reported occupation of Mukden.'  Lieutenant-general Subbovitch entered the city "on' October 1st!" He  advanced from Old Nin^ Cliwing on  September 24th with eleven battalions of infantry, two sorties of Cossack cavalry and forty guns, and  after fighting two engagements,  routed the Chinese army on September 27th. Before withdrawing  the Chinese looted and fired the  city. The'Russians captured numerous modern guns and immense  stores of war material.  The men are engaged for two years'  service. They are to receive 00  cents a day and free .lodging, hospital and medical attendance.  Looked Suspicious.  Berlin, October 8.'���The authorities at Hamburg arrested a man  named Carl Merlker as lie was about  to sail for New York with three  attractive Bohemian girls on the  Hamburg-American steamer Pa-  triea. Merlker, it appears, had  promised to find situations for his  companions in- the United States,  but he was unable to explain his intentions to the satisfaction of the  police.         The Law a Boomerang.  Berlin, October 8.���This evening  the Vossiche Zeitung publishes a  letter from Brisbane, asserting that  the meat inspection law, especially  the prohibition as to canned" meats',  has already proved a heavy blow tp  the Australian packing industry,  in which Germans are heavily interested financially.  Boers Still Fighting.-  Cape. Town, October 8.���The  Boers now occupy Wepener as well  as Rouxville and .Ficksburg, in the  Orange River Colony and the British are attempting .to surround  them.  ��� The Bubonic Plague.  Brisbane, ;October 8.���A fresh  case of the bubonic plague is officially reported here.  ASQUITH  ADMITS  DEFEAT  FOUND DEAD' IN A SHACK  SUPPOSED TO  BE EVA MOSER, A  DISSOLUTE CHARACTER.  No  Marks of Violence on the Corpse,  Nor Is There Any Clue to the  Manner of Death.  Over. $10,000,000 for Cotton Shipments.  Washington,. October S.���The  shipments of money to the New  Orleans, St. Louis and Chicago sub-  treasuries for the movement of the  cotton crop continues from the  treasury. The shipments for today  were $400,000. Saturday, last the  total shipments for this season  amouted to $10,640,000 against $5,-  425,000 for the same ^period last  -year showinganincrease -ofnearly  twice the former amount. Of the  total amount New Orleans had received $3,350,000. The treasury  officials regard the . shipments as  showing au unusually prosperous  condition of affairs in the south.  Investigating Anarchists.  New York, October 8.���The in-  I' - vestigation to determine wrhether  the murder of king Humbert of  Italy was planned by anarchists in  Paterson, New Jersey, was-resumed  today iu that place by special com-  . missiorier Trimble aud count Pratt,  the Italian vice-consul in New York.  The session was behind closed doors.  The forenoon was taken up with  the examination of D. Massefcta,  who, it was alleged, wrote hand  bills for the anarchists arid acted as  secretary for the Patersou group.  When he left the court room Mas-  setta refused to talk, having been  warned by the officials conducting  the inquiry.  ,.: Failed to Report.  . Liverpool, October 0.���James  Fitzharris, the Phoenix Park murderer, known as "Skin the Goat,"  .was arrested here last night for  failure to report himself xinder the  terms of his prisoner release license.  It is probable that he: will .only be  temporarily detained.  .. Tossed By a Bull.:  Nyack, New York, October 3.���  Alonzo Stevens of Spring Valley is  in a serious condition today from  beiug tossed in the air by a bull on  Lovatt's farm. Stevens was crossing a lot when the bull rushed  toward him, caught hiin with his  horns and threw him high in the  air. When the man came down he  landed on the bull's neck and  tried to stay there, but the bull  threw him off and then put his  front foot on his breast ancl was  about to trample him to death  when a farmer who had heard Stevens' cries arrived on the scene with  a rail and drove the bull off, just in  time to save the man's life. Stevens  -was-badly-mangled-and-wascarried-  off the field unconscious.  THE   RESULT   OF   THE   ENGLISH  PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS.  Salisbury   Government   Returned  a Majority.of From  .   150 to 160.  By  Newfoundland Election.  St. John',?, Newfoundland, October 8.���The forthcoming colonial  election promises to be the most  hotly contested in the history of  Newfoundland. The government  organs assail Mr. Morin's admission  that he is and has been the counsel  for Reid, the contractor, alleging  Mr. Morin's success at the polls will  mean that Mr. Reid will have absolute control of tho legislature  and be able to obtain such legislation as will permit him to transfer  his numerous franchises of immense  importance to the colony to a  limited liability company.  The Floor Collapsed.  St. Petersbug, October 8.���Five  thousand pilgrims assembled at the  St. Nikander monastery, in the  Porkhoff district, for a religious festival. During thenight one of the  upper floors collapsed and many of  those sleeping there fell upon those  below. ; A panic Jwas caused by a  false alarm of fire, and four men  and SO women were crushed to  death, many others being seriously  injured.  A Munificent Wage.  Colon, Colombia, October 8.���  The first batch of 1000 of the 5000  Jamaican laborers engaged by J. P.  MacDonald, the contractor, to work  on the Guayaqnill-Quito, Ecuador,  railroad arrived here today in transit, accompanied by a representative of the Jamaican government  who will  act  as their protector  London, October 9���2,30 a. m.���  Only four results out of, the.twenty-  one constituencies polled yesterday  in the parliamentary genoral elections have been thus far announced.  These show that the Liberals have  gained two seats, one in Carmen -  thenshire and the other, strangely  enough, in the Radcliff Cum Farns-  worth division of southeast Lan-  cashire, which had hitherto gone  strongly Conservative. It looks,  therefore, as if there might be a  slight reaction in the country pollings, but this will be too late to affect the' general result seriously.  Last evening Herbert Henry  Asqnith, one of the Liberal leaders,  admitted that the Salisbury government would be returned to  power with a majority of 150 to  100. Of the 492 members already  declared officially elected, 327 are  ministerialists and 105 opposition.  _The_former_have-gained-23_seats-  and the latter 18.  London, October 9.-4 a. m.���  William Abraham, Liberal, has  been re-elected for the Rhonda Valley division of Glamorganshire,  Wales, with a majority of 0509. In  the general election in 1S95 he was  returned unopposed, as he was also  iu the elections of 1880 and 1892.  Scotch Miners Dissatisfied.  Victoria Times.  Last week word was received at  the offices of the Wellington ' Colli ery Company in Victoria that 40  of the miners who had recently arrived from Scotland to enter the  employ of the company, wero dissatisfied with the outlook at the  Union mines and had left there for  Nanaimo. Mr. A. Lindsay, of R.  Dunsmuir & Son, said that he was  unable to understand why the men  refused to work. They came to  this country on the understanding  that they were to be paid not less  than $3 a dajr. This was guaranteed them, and as they grew familiar with the mines "they were assured that they would make better  money than:-fjhe sum above quoted.  Mr. Lindsay^does not consider  that Union is an undesirable plane  to live, and ,it is puzzling him to  know wiiy the men should have  grown dissatisfied.  The Scotch miners who went to  the Extension mines appear to be  getting along finely and no trouble  is expected from that source.  Cabinet Resignation.  London, October 9.���The Daily  Telegraph says the cabinet has re-  | signed a9 a formality.  The body of a woman supposed  to be Eva Moser" was found last  night in a shack on' Ward street a  few yards north of Front street.  The matter was^J reported to- the  police and the, remains are now in  their charge. No marks of violence  were found. ,The body was identified by several. parties who have  seen the woman about during the  past four or five days, but up to a  late hour none of these knew deceased's name. ,-At 10:30 o'clock,  however, the officials from the provincial gaol examined the corpse  and pronounced it to be the remains of Eva Moser,-who .was discharged from the' gaol on October  1 after servinglOO'days for vagrancy  at Fernie. The';Moser woman's people reside iri" the maritime provinces  and are eminently respectable and'  well to do.       ;.   ,'  !  During: the . day R. W. Turpih,  who lives across ,'the C. P.-R. track,  heard cries proceeding from the  shack where the body was found.  During the afternoon W. Campbell,  who lives in .. the same vicinity,  looked into thejbuilding and saw  some person wliom he supposed to  be a drunken rafon. At 0:30 Turpin  saw the door'ajar and looked in  again. He stilt- thought it was a  drunk, out drew the attention  of W. H: Bullock-Webster, chief  of provincial' police, to *the  matter. Mr. ' - Webster entered  tho cabin and found-the woman.  She was dead,-;but-the end had  come but a short/'tiiue previous, for  the body was sitill-*warrn.' The,.remains were/almost Jiude'and layoir  a quilt on the floor. .-Chief of police  Jarvis was notified, aiid brought  the coroner,) Dr. Arthur, who ordered the body turned over'to au  undertaker. ��� An inquest may be  held.  The remains were those of a woman about < five feet six inches in  height and apparently 30 years- of  age, with blonde hair and fine cut  features. About the shack were  the following articles: A black  straw hat, fedora style, black cloak,  black skirt and veil, a gunnysack  containing a suit of men's underclothing, a pair of new socks and a  black felt hat. Scattered around  were two empty beer bottles, two  empty bottles which had contained  Irish whiskey, a ginger beer- bottle  hai C full of sugar and another ginger beer bottle containing a quantity of brown powder.  Yesterday morning the dead wo-  man-was~at"Turpin's_ house-antl"  asked for liquor.  INTELLIGENCE OF ELEPHANTS  And Their Value.  So much has been said and written about the almost human intelligence of elephants that a statement  made in a very interesting article  on "An Elephant Drive in Siam,"  which appeared in tho Wide World  Magazine, came as a surprise. The  king's herd of elephants, it appears,  i.s allowed to wander generally at  will over the plains and hills. But  once a year, before the rains begin,  they are driven into an elephant  kraal and here the most promising  youngsters are picked out for sale.  Mr. H. Hillman, the writer of the  article, said in this connection:  "It thus follows that there are  many elephants in the herds that  have been kraaled a good many  times, but such is the. stupidity of  this brute in its wild, state that it  rarely learns to escape from the annual- ordeal.: Occasionally a few  break away from the ever-narrowing cordon of., hunters-who ..are  heading them for Ayuthia/but the  proportion of these is small."  But what the wild elephant lacks  in intelligence liis tame relation  supplies abundantly, for he not only  does most of .the hard physical  labor all over India, but he is even  made to allure to escort the wild  elephant to his prison in the kraal.  Aud it evidently as true of  elephants as of other animals that  mind is more valuable nowadays,  than muscle, inasmuch as, according  to Mr. Hillman, "in his wild state  the elephant does not count for  much; but captured aud reduced to  docility he will at the present time  fetch anything between JC180 and  .��230, while his female friends will  be worth about ��130." It is astonishing to find that in these annual  drives of the largest and strongest  of quadrupeds few fatalities occur.  Swiss Marriages.  The Swiss cannot marry without  the consent of a magistrate, whose  permission or refusal is governed  by the fitness ot the parties, lt is  required that there shall be adapta-  tation botween the parties, and this  peculiar system of legalizing marriages results in happy families and  happy children.  At Geneva the mode of life is extremely social. ��� The soirees are  constant from November to spring.  These meetings resemble family  assemblages in the lack of restraint  imposed by etiquette. A stranger  is struck with the affectionate manner by wliich the women of all ages  address each other. This comes  from the influence of certain Sunday societies, in .which children  meet at their parents' houses,  where they are left to themselves  and haATe a light supper of frnits;  pastry, etc. Friendships thus  formed endure through life, and  the youthful expressions of fondness are never dropped. Divorces  are very uncommon.  THE CONVENTION OF MINERS  MINING Ail MILLING 1NBUSTBIP  News   of   Development   in   Various  Around Nelson.  Sections   in  and  ���������.-�����*���� i  &__-..}*,, I  v-y.il  A RARE FORMATION FOUND ON THE CHANTAL GROUP  A CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES ALL  ROUND IS THE RESULT.  Much .Satisfaction Is Expressed  Business Men and Others at the  Prospect of Settlement.  by  Scranton, Pensylvania, October  8:���Music Hall, atheatre adjoining  the district headquarte'rs-*antl capable of seating 1000 persons, has  been secured for Friday's convention of the United Mine Workers.  The national headquarters will be  at the St. Charles hotel, a block and  a half away. President Mitchell  and his staff will come here tomorrow night or early Wednesday  morning, and the probability is that  the headquarters will be maintained  in this city until the strike is over,  as this is the metropolis of the anthracite region. The big demonstration of Wednesday afternoon  being concluded, the work of arranging the preliminaries of the  convention will be attacked. It is  generally believed here that a complete program will be mapped out  at a conference Thursday and this  program will be followed at the  convention-on-the-following-day.-  The general feeling here is that the  10 per cent offer will be accepted as it  stands and that the matter of substituting a fixed scale for a sliding  scale in the lower districts will be  left to the affected miners themselves to settle when they come to  treat with their respective employers under the provisions of the  offer guaranteeing adjustment of  any grievances the employees may  present. Tho matter of yearly conferences to fix a new scale may also  be dealt with in the same manner,  each set of employees sending a  committee to their employer and  then reporting back to a convention conducted under the auspices  of the United Mine Workers.  Quietness prevailed throughout  the anthracite regions today. The  call for the convention is beiug  generally accepted as a signal for  cessation of hostilities all round.  There were many expressions of  satisfaction by miners and operators and by merchants and others  in the mining section today over  the prospect of an early settlement  of their troubles.  Missionaries Arrive.  Victoria, ; October    8.���Mr.  and  Mrs. Ewing, American missionaries,  who were in Pekin during the siege,  arrived here today, having reached  the Chinese coast with the American convoy.  Victim of Yellow Jack.  Havana, October 8.���Martin C.  Fosnes, acting director general of  posts, was removed today to Tas-  mios hospital suffering, it is believed, from yellow fever.  . An   interesting "strike has  been  made on the Chantal group operated by Dr. Armstrong.    The property is located half a mile west of  Grohman falls   and   a mile and a  half from the lake.    A small crew  of men has been at work since early  spring, and   the   development   to  date consists of 50 feet of drifting  on the lead and thirty feet of sinking.   The ledge is one of the widest  in   the district, and   an excellent  showing of ore has been encountered.   A day or two ago a large  piece   of   native   leaf   silver   was  found.   This formation is- rare and  is regarded as a promising indication.   The leaf was picked off the  surface of a piece of ore, and would  have been a valuable novelty, had  it not been broken into small pieces  by a fall. . Dr. Armstrong visited  the property yesterday, well satisfied with the showing.  He brought  back several ore specimens to  be  assayed,   and anticipates good returns.-    The    most   recent   assays  from the Chantal gave gold and  silver values aggregating $34.80.  Tamarac Tramway.  A contract has been let for the  clearing of the right of way for the  Tamarac tramway at Ymir. The.  apparatus is being constructed "at  B. C. 'Riblett's machine shop on  Front street and the tramway is to  be - in operation .within .three  months. When completed'the Tamarac management' expect to ship  about 40 tons of- ore daily. A trial  .shipment,will Jae'forwarded,to the  reducing worksafSilica'to _b'e tested for the purpose of ascertaining  the most economical method of  treatment. A peculiar feature of  Tamarac oro is that it carries a  large percentage of arsenic. When  tho proper method of treatment is  determined a mill will probably be  erected at the terminus of the tramway and the ore treated on the  ground.  ���  A Strike on the Siinset.  J. C. Drewry of Rossland returned to the city this morning  from a run to Lardo. While here  he was notified by wire of a remarkable strike.on the Sunset group adjoining the Whitewater and under  bond to the Canadian Gold Fields  of wliich Mr. Drewry is general  manager. The wire was from W.  H. Jeffrey, superintendent, and  read : "Two feet of ore on east upraise of- Sunset.���Assays-753 to-17-73-  ounces." Such a showing equals  anything ever discovered in the  Kootenays and if the lead holds  true, the Canadian Gold Fields will  indeed have a bonanza. It is understood that a drift will be run from  the Whitewater to tap the new  vein at a depth of 340 feet.  taken   for   gold   specimens and a"'-  second, for free gold ore. .. Alfred. "  Parr, secretary of the Ymir Miners'^  Union, had charge of the exhib'itV?"^]  for the district. - '���'���.-.~'-iA  Mill Run for September.  Manager Fell of the Athabasca  mine and mill reports the following  as the result of operations at the  Athabasca for the month of September. Period of run, 29 days and  S hours; number of tons crushed,410;  Value of bullion rccovorcd,   Value ot concentrates recovered.  .$11.,183 .10  .   i.iwo 00  Total valued recovered $10,203 30  This shows that the value of the  ore milled was $39.70 a ton. Corrected returns for the month of  August place the total values recovered for thatmouth at$l 7,872.24.  Will Pay a Dividend.  While this is not given on the  authority of the management, ifc is  said that the St. Eugene mines afc  Moyie, East Kootenay, will pay a'.  dividend on the ,lsfc of. November,  and from thafc time on a dividend  will be paid every three months. The  Sfc. Eugene mines are one of the big  properties in British Columbia, if  nofc one of the largest silver-lead  mines on the Pacific coast.  Ymir District Prizes,  Tiie men interested in mining in  Ymir district aro very naturally  elated over the fact that the dis  trict carried off two prizes at  the  j Spokane exhibition.     A first was [ Joseph Campbell on the Rustler.  iJSl  ,r*-_  Miscellaneous.  Robert   Nelson, foreman at  Juno group, was in the city yester  day.   Excellent  progress is being  made with the permanent -camp at  the property, and the two cabins  almost completed will be as eommp-  modious and .comfortable as .anything on the hill. ' ."���    .  It is reported that' the manage-'^  ment of the London Consolidated [f%l  and Richelieu have planned a.'cpm- v2-%  prehensive program of development -rework on the Richelieu claim tov\'?%'\  this winter. Work was carried ou.;-|f  at the claim - last winter, bufc -the.v^  company's operations' during.the$���%  summer were principally confined ?!��  to the Silver Hill.mines.   '���:''.'_ ,���&  MINING   STOCK .QUOTATIONS./-  The following were   the quota- _  tions of- British Columbia ��� minirig.'o^I  stocks on the Toronto Stock-Ex- :$\  change yesterday:     ,     _.----*'  -STOCK.  '    ��� Asked. /'Bid.'-'-4*"*1'!  Athabasca $ 8 50    $ 5 73.."  B. C. Gold Fields  Big Three :..-, -..  Hlack Tall :.  Brandon &.Golden Crown   Butte & Boston.'. '. .'....:..:  ,Canadian GoldBeldH Syndicate...  i aflboo (McKinney) .-.  Cariboo Hydraulic   'Gentre-Star   Crow's Nest Pass Coal-'.....'. ,v   California, ' '....-;  Dardanelles ��� :  Deer Trail Consolidated   Kvoning Star   Fairview Corporation   Golden Star...:   Glint....: N ��� \.'..  Hammond Reef.'..' \.:\   .Iron Mask..'.'...'....'.'. .T -,.:..  J ini Blaine.'....-..' T, ���..'   KIiik .'. .._   Ivnob Hill   J.one Pine-Surprise Consolidated..  Monte Christo Consolidated   Montreal Gold Fields '.   Montreal & London "...  MorniiiK Glory   Mountain JLion   Noble Five   North Star :   Old Ironsides .': -.   Olive...:   Payne   Princess Maud..."   Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated'..'.  Republic   Slocan Sovereign   Virginia   War KurIc Consolidated   Wntorloo   White Bear   Winnipeg., .j...  Sales���Athabasca,$G and SC.50;  Klonuv, S0Q.at.7!)J : tlainrnond Keef,  3^     .  21. -.-  u-   -.  10    ..  i. v  'i  - 79} t  x' -:  it v  v_. .,  - r .. - ������  :ir(B'^.ij67-j:r.>Xi  43 00     40 OO iV-'^  ��� 2kjti/n^_i  ���     "-Vt'yt; \.<__ttt}  " -IlJ'i-  >2i'^J-'i?i  : \i: "-'  ��� 10 -.; ���  ���i   ,  ��� an  '-     10  31  v.   3i  IS  8  SO  ��� 70  VJ  !li  4  27    -  "1  '  l'_  -ail  *4.  ift ?  ti-  -S&4.  i>l-  ������ V  H  li  <t  r-^j  -4  -     r\  40  4i  " '*'  ���to.  *- r*  \'t   -  VI t  rP' \  1*1'.,  "��� s\  n  .  _.,_���  -,1   1  m -  -> 1  7  7; 1  4U  500 at 4J.  5000 at _\.  i  "    '-t\  ii  Cariboo Mo-  1300 at 4>;  Golden Star, 5000, 0000 at 25;  KIiik,  MINING   RECORDS.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers���A half interest in the  Newsboy claim one mile east of  Roaring creek, by G. TV. Taylor to  Robert-McGregor;-a-quarter-inter-^J  est in the Losfc Boy claim on the  northwest side of Wild Horse creek,  four miles from N. & F..S. track,  by Walter J. Hughes of Ymir to  Harold P. Mclntyre of Ymir, consideration $150; the Newsboy claim  by Robert Sua to G. W. Taylor; a  quarter interest in the Birthday,  Ivory King and Woodtick claims  by R. W. Bacon of Ymir to G. W.  Taylor of Nolson.  Locations���The Isabel, on the divide between tho head of Anderson  creek and the enst fork of Cottonwood creek, by E. P. Glass ford;, the  Lost Boy, on the Hungry Man trail,  by John L. Purdy; the Chilonee, on  the headwaters of Porcupine creek,  by .lames Hearn; the Golconda", on  Stewart creek two and a half miles  from track, by W. B. Mclsaac and  T. S\ Trask; tho Saturday, on the  north fork of Salmon river, by Alexander Foyetfce aud Arthur Clement; fche Friday, on the north fork  of Salmon river, by'Katherine McEvoy and A." Foyette; the Big  Quartz, seven miles east of the Columbia river and south of the Maud  S., by Lewis Will and Thomas  ���Tamos; the Evangeline, on 49 creek,  by H.'W. B. Kilpatrick and Harry  Wooldver.  Certificates  of  work���To Si. W.  Baeom on  the Charmer; to the Imperial  Development  Syndicate on  the Northern Light Fractional and'  Northern  Light Extension;  to N. -.  Deharnais  on the IJ. P.; to Charles  Northridge    on    the    Manila;   to-,  Mitchel Taifc on the Meadow Lark;  to John   L.  Purdy  on   the   King  Suerre; to D. T. Mowat et al on the -  Royston, Barrie and Skene Daw; tq 2  TH�� TEIBUNE:  KELSON B. C TUESDAY OCTOBER, 9 1900  ii  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.'  SIM  INCORPORATED 1670.  STYLISH  farmer is compelled to pay real  estate taxes, even if his farm is  worked at a direct loss.  We are showing a nice line  of suitings in VENETIAN  CLOTHS  From $8.50 to  $16 per Suit  THE  NEWEST SHADES OUT.  Also a fine assortment of skirt  lengths, no two alike, Scotch  Tweed effects, Heather Mixtures and checks  From $150 to $8.50  ��Jte f&tixbxxm.  Tub police commissioners have  resolved to rid the city of the tinhorn gamblers and close up all  places in which these men are  harbored. The hotels and saloons  that allow gambling for money on  their premises will have their  licenses revoked. If the present  police force is not able or willing to  suppress pernicious gambling and  rid the town of tinhorns, the police  commissioners will got a force that  are able and willing.  RAILWAY AND STEAMBOAT  A Track to the Ivanhoe.  The C. P. It. is building a blind  spur from the main line to the  new concentrator at the Ivanhoe  mine. The spur leaves the track a  mile and a half from Slocan Cifcy  and will be completed by the end  of the week. The Ivanhoe is to*  ship three cars of concentrates:  daily during the winter. When the  work is finished the big pile driver  will be brought to Nelson to drive  the piles for the coal bunkers which  the C.P.R. is erecting in connection with tlieir new roundhouse.  The bunkers will expedite the coaling of locomotives materially.  The tenders for the freight shed  at the C. P. R.- depot will be opened  today. The building will be served  by two long tracks on the south  side, while the team tracks are on  the south side further over with an  entrance at"the east end ol! the  building. The arrangement provides that teams hauling goods  from the station will have no tracks  to cross.    Tho new- K. R. .& N. steamer  Kaslo has been allotted/her regular  crew and,-ifc is expected that the  new time- card involving a double  trip daily between Kaslo and  Kootenay Landing will be inaugurated, shortly. . Captain McPhee  Howatt is. in command.  ^TTpTTTTTTTM I lilt ITrTYTTTTTTtlrTItHItliraillllinT  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  From and after October 1st, all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune  who are served by carriers will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the carrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by oarrier .       .      .  Monthly, by carrier     .       .  Three Months, by carrier        .  Six Months, by carrier   .     .  One'Year, by carrier. _   .  .$  85  1 00  2 SO  5 00  10 00  piiiimmninngmmnnnTitmniamnii  Those in, arrears for excessive  amounts for water and electric light  rates will bo required to pay up by  the 20th of this month or find them-  ���solvcs^withoufc-such_services;���All'  those in receipt of notices marked  in red ink "Final Notice" had better pay heed to the notices, as they  mean business ami, aro sent out by  the direct authority of the city  council.       The last of the aliens imported  to work in the Slocan mines during  thn trouble over the enforcement of  the eight-hour law have leffc for the  country from whence they came,  richer by a good many dollars  taken from our mines. It i.s to be  hoped thafc hereafter when there  are differences between mino owners and mine workers in this pro-  A'inr-e a settlement of the differences will be arrived at without the  calling in of alien arbitrator.".  When the question is discussed  ou its merits, ifc will ho found that  the 2 per cent tax on the output of  metalliferous mines is not a great  hardship'on mine owners.     The in-  ' creased cost of'mining a ton of low  -grade ore, such as is producod by  the mines in the Boundary camps,  at Rossland, and in the south half  of Nelson district, i.s from five- to  ten cents a ton ; and the increased  cost of mining the high grade ores  of the Slocan is from twenty-five  . cents fco a dollar and a half a. ton.  , This is not a great hardship, seeing  that their mining jiroperfcy is exempt from direct taxation,    The  A crow of men leffc yesterday for  Procter to complete the' carpenter  work on the C. P. 11. slip. Tho  wharf could not" be finished last  springowing to high water and a  couple of weeks' work is needed to  complete the-struefcure.*  The Nelson & Port Sheppard officials state that passenger business  to Spokane' is about 50 per cent  greater up to date than the average  for last year during the fruit fair.  Fred Buckholz, steward of the  steamer Slocan, is taking a. vacation. T. A. Kelly, formerly of the  Moyie, is relieving him.  The local C. P. R. officials expect  to receive today the new time card  consequent on the withdrawal of  the Imperial Limited.  Captain J: W. Traup, district C.  P. It. superintendent, was in Trail  yes terday on business.  PoIIt WiNfe  ���& Big m.u  ���v-,.,-"jfe.^ .-Ufa  Specially recommended  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  Harmful effects.  -Men will find it particularly valuablo as a restorative and a strongthoncr of  tho body and nerve system  Wc recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, 11, C.  C. W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD I  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65  Crow's Nest  Coal  $6.15  SUPREME COURT CHAMBERS  Another Busy Day.  Yesterday saw another large  batch of motions before judge  Forin in supreme court chambers.  The matters arise out of cases for  the coming assizes and were disposed of as follows :  Marino vs. Alexander, application  by defendant for order to strike out  plaintiff's statement of claim. Order  made that plaintiff amend statement of claim and give particulars,  and defendants to file'affidavits of  documents.  Lawr vs. Parker, application by  defendant fchafc plaintiff file a statement of documents and papers in  his possession relating to matters at  issue in the action.    Order made.  Fournier vs. Madden) similar application by both parties. Order  made.  Stamford vs. Heddle, similar application by plaintiff'.    Order made.  Manlcy, vs. Calloni, similar application by both parties. Orders  made. ��    ,; 5  Mahley vs. Callom, application by  defendant for leave to file rejoinder.  Order made.  Waterland vs. Greenwood, application for trial by ."jury. Order  made. ��'"'  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  NOTICE.  By resolution of tho City Council, passed in  regular session on Monday, October 8Ui. 1000.1  was instructed to cause notice to be given, by  publication in a newspaper circulating in t.he  City of Nelson, to all parties in arrears for excessive amounts for waler and electric light  rates, who have heennlnly untifietl of such arrears, that, if such arrears ure nol, paid on or before October 'JOth, liKK), that, their water and  oleetric light services will ho dlsivmtinued un  Unit dale.        .1. K. STHACIIAN, City Clerk.  Nelson. H.C., October 8th, liKK). -  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring"  local and ooasti.  Neweb Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  v   Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WHAT VOU WANT 18 NOT IN BTOOK-  WB WILL MAKE IT FOB TOO  CALL AND GET PRICES.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX'AND VERNON; STREETS-  Rough and  Dressed  kumbeF  A-1  Shingles  Mouldings  White Pine Lurnber Always in  StocK,  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  C. 0. Buchanan's  DELIVERED  AGENTS  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Lm  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.  Oflico:   Corner of Hnll-  and Jiukor .Streots.  TELEPHONE 33.  A la  ���o stock of first-class dry material on  hand, also a full Hue of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  W  it)  it)  to  ifc  \*  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  & CO  *M*P*A_%A_n_m_*kA_%fan_*i*_*_m_*&i_i%i%0i*_fWS'U  DRY GOODS AND CARPETS  W^MV>A<HiAr>rVV>��VV��  AT EASTERN PRICES  FRED  IRVINE <fe  CO  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  3fc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  ifc  Nelson Furniture Co.  The entire stock of the Nelson Furniture Company  has been purchased by  The OLD CURIOSITY SHOP  and will be Sold at   ���_____~~,-_-. ..__.-r^~-.-_____T_______ _��� mm ���  Tremendous Sacrifice Prices  The stock consists of Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums,  Pictures,. Upholstered Goods, Fancy Rockers, etc.  NELSON  OPERA HOUSE  October 15th, 16th and 17th.  EVERYTHING  MUST  GO.  Doors Open Thursday Morning, October 4th  Comic Opera.  ��� ���  BY  THE  NELSON   OPERATIC   SOCIETY  70   PEOPLE.  PLANS OPEN-AT 10 O'CLOCK ON TUESDAY MORNING  IN THE OPERA HOUSE STORE.  Prices:   $1.00, 75c and 50c.  321 to 3.11 Baker Streot, Nelson.  American ar|d^ European Plans.  MEALS  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  -    t    25 CENTS TO 81  %  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrst-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  WJrs. E. G.r ClarKe, Prop.  T.ATK OK TrfE ItOTAL HOTBI., CALGARY  EVERY   DAY  AT  TAB  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  lieor or Half-and-half only  NELSON  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  We are prepared to furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER.  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING .  .   DOUBLE DRESSED COAST, CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and: CEDAR CASINGS   .  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  Txnmm^EmAm  STORE FRONTS T   /  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS:.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere.  FRESH   J\J%5   COOL  'l'hfl only, good Beer tn Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streeta.  OEFICE: CORNER HALL AND. FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  P. Burns & Co*  Wholesale and Retail  h%sSn,abo Dealers in Meats  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHOKPE & CO., LIMITKD.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar- streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in rerated waters and  fruit syrups.: Solo-agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL: & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholosale dealers In assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ���*-�������� wholesale' dealers in. liquors, cigars  cement, fire brick and Are clay, water pipe,and  steel rails,- and- general, commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.   '  KOOTENAY. ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholesale deal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  ;   FLOUR AND FEED;  BRACKMAN - KER "MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all. Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills. at Victoria, New west-  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  rpAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  4- street, Nelson (George F. Motion's old ,.  stand), AFlour, Feed., Grain.Hayand Produce.^- a_  Car lots a specialty.. CorreBpondeiico~solicited. 1  Phone 2G.'- fl  FRESH AND SALT MEATS. .  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  .wholesale dealers In fresh and cured meats,  Cold storage."  IV  Markets at   Nolson,  Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Itovolatoke, Ferguson, Grand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade Ciby, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  Yard!  Foot) of Hondryx streeb, Nelson  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money In.the.marked  for all purposes.  tkhmb cash     W. P. Tiernet, General Agent  Telephone Ul,   Offlce with C. D. J.-CfarMio,  loan one, fl  John Rae, Agent  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  H/jadden House  Baker and Ward  Stroets, Nelson  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under one management slnoe 1890. -  The bed-rooms aie well furnished and lighted  by electricity. .     -  The bar is always stocked by the best dom s-  tlo and Imported liquors and oigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  AM, KINDS OF ) s  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E.   C.   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDKRH RY MAITj RKOWIVH OARBFUI, AND PROMPT ATTENTION  GROCERIES.  A. MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and ',��  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and-*  *obbors in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  inackinaws and miners'sundries. ���...  EOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,  LIMITED���Vernon   streot, Nelson,   wholesalo  grocers.. .:....���   -.....-.-.- ^    -. ..     -'���-���.  TOEN CHOLDITCH & CO.���Front street, Nol-  "   son, wholesale grocers.  R. STEWART & CO.���Warehouses on O. P.  ���   R. track, foot of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale dealers in provisions, produce  and  fruits.  Cold storage.  Agents Armour &��� Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front stroet, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   In   provisions,, oured  moats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Cornor Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers in hardware and mining supplies.   Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  (j  T AWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-  AJ Raker St., Nelsou, wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and;water and'  plumbers' supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY? GOODS. "'  rriURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon I  A and'Josephine-atreots, Nelson; wholesale M  dealers In liquors, oigars and dry goods. Agents J  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal- Jfl  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. "  Baggage and express moved to any part of the:  ty.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Offloe corner Victoria and Ward streets. Telephone 192, W. A. C03TKLLO, Manager,  city.  Of  Bar stocked wlth-bcst brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable rooms, first-clao) table board.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Constfttction Co., ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  Nelson, B. C.  POWDERi CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker fx  street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite, )|  sporting, stumping and black.blasting powders, jf  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and eleotrio ;|  blasting apparatus.  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNER BAJOCR AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of faotory work made  to order.              ...    WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, MMI-  TED-Corner Front and Hall stxaets, Nelson, wholesale doalers In wines (oase and bulk.  Ana domestic and Imported.olgars,  '%&&m*&Z;;tt-t;.,:k ;.v.:i���";-���;���.,;:;.:;,-:,,,.;. .,,;������.���. ,.:. THE TBIBinra: KELSON B. C  TUESDAY; OCTOBER 9; 1900  JAM OF MONTREAL  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  ���..,-jJS. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Urant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mode, Eta  Saving's Bank Branch  GURRKNT RATK OV INTEREST PAID.  WIFE DOING SAD PENANCE  While Held a Prisoner...  " In a beautiful Brooklyn, New  York, home today a woman is doing penance as faithfully as ever  =, -;"'��� performed in the walls of a convert fc. Attired in the trailing white  garments of a novice, her face  y closely veiled, she passes her days  in almost utter silence, speaking  only when necessity requires it.  She leaves her apartments only at  nightfall, but never leaves the con-'  fines of the grounds surrounding  the house.  The only person who ever sees  her and to whom she ever speaks is  the man to whom she did the greatest wrong a wife'can do a husbaud  --the wrong of infidelity.., The law  ilias^given him the right to cast her  ^off; itvhas absolved him from the  responsibility of protection or support.    He is free to marry again,  but he has not done so.    Instead,  he has taken her to liis homo.   He  is  giving her  the  opportunity to  prove that she is a thoroughly repentant wife, to atone for her sins,  ���  aud then once again he will restore  her to her position and give her the  ���.'rightful use of his name.  The woman-is Mary Nolan Moore  Gill-Martin. The man is .lames  Palmerston Gill-Martin, portrait  painter. Thoir home is at Fort  Hamilton avenue and Kighty-lirsfc  street, Bay Ridge. Nearly a year  ago society was astonished when  Gill-Martin, a well-known artist,  "then living at .2015 Fifth avenue,  brought ..suit.fou .alienation of the  affections of liis wife against Patrick' MclnoriljV'a* wealthy Brooklyn merchant. - He.wanted $o0,000;'  damages.  Gill-Martin, an Irishman by birth,  had painted the portraits of many  of the "Four Hundred" and  was  well   known   in   exhibitions   and  galleries.   His studio was  magnificently furnished, and he entertained  lavishly.   He met Mrs. "May Nolan  Moore.   She was beautiful and the  widow of an English army officer.  . They loved and "after a short courtship were married.  ' In buying furnishings for her new  ���home Mrs. Gill-Martin went to the  ^store of Patrick Melnerny,  a dry  goods merchant of "454 Fifth avenue,  Brooklyn.    Melnerny was 00 years  . ofd, but well preserved.   He fell- in  .love with the beautiful wife of 'the  artist.  '    This was in . the latter part of  ,' 1897, aud on January 1st, lSQS^tha  ^wife~left^lier~hTisbTSull^without���a=  word.    Heartbroken,   he searched  for her, and at last, as he swore in  - court, he found her.   She was at a  hotel in Upper Broadway- and  Melnerny was with her.  "I seized him around, the neck,"  testified Gill-Martin at the trial,  . and if it had.not been for. the detective I would have killed him. I  wanted to kill him. I tried to'choke  him to death. He had taken from  me everything I loved ou earth."  The jury in justice Fitzgerald's  court allowed the artist $10,000  damages. The husband immediately afterward brought suit for  divorce against his wife. Thp testimony of the suit was used in the  divorce proceedings and the decree  was granted without a contest,  immediately afterwards the hus-  tyuid went one way, the wife  another. He gave up his Fifth  avenue studio, and it was reported  that.he.had gone'abroad.  ���  When    Gill-Martin    reappeared  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.  again he had become surly, eccentric and silent. He shunned his old  friends, remained absent from his  former haunts and was practically  a recluse.  The next that was heard of him  he bought a large lot at Fort Hamilton avenue and Fighty-lirst street  and was having hauled there tho  oddest building material ever-seen.  It was the laughing stock of the  neighborhood���refuse, stones, brick  from houses which had been torn  down, paving blocks, ilags and  cobblestones. There was a sprinkling of marble and granite and several pieces of onyx.  '���'; Out of all this grew an imposing  and artistic structure. It was in  the shape of an old Irish castle.  The irregularity in the shape and  color of tho parts composing the  walls gave an effect which sculptors  have gone to see.  Soon after the castle was completed the woman appeared. Just  when no one knows, and her presence would not have been discovered if rumors that a ghost walked  about the house at night had not  become current in tho neighborhood; Small boys and young girls  passing at dusk said that they saw  a figure all in white walking slowly  about thehouse.  * The spot became known as a  haunted one. and the neighborhood  talked. When tradesmen wrent to  the house they saw only tho artist.  But one servant could be seen about  the place. She was an old woman  and was as silent as her master.  lt was uot until the police began  to investigate��: rumors that the  truth became known.  "She was my wife," said Gill-  Martin, "and she is here .under my  protection now. She is here willingly and under an arrangement of  which I will not speak at present."  "Do you intend to marry her  again ?" he was asked.  ���  "Of that T will say nothing."  While he was speaking the  woman wearing a thick white veil,  entered the room and stood silent.  She heard Gill-Martin's last words  and turned to him with a slight  gesture. Then, when Gill-Martin,  as if to give her permission to  speak, nodded, she said:  "I am sure he will tell you all  there is-to be told."  Changing the Cars.  The consolidation of the two  great sleeping car companies made  necessary a vast amount of work,  says the Chicago News. The word  Wagner had to be painted out of  720 cars of that company. ��� Of the  cars operated by the Wagner company 502 bore the same names as  502 of those belonging to the Pullman company. A list of these  duplicate cars was made out, and  the day after the transfer painters  went to work changing them. The  first Wagner sleeper had its name  changed from Java to Paltava. The  Pullman  standards-lock is^_b.eing.  placed in former Wagner cars^thus  causing a ��� change of 40,000 locks.  The bed -line,- blankets, ~ towelsi  doormats and the glass in those  windows - containing monograms  will have to be changed, and it may  take many months before the alterations are completed.  Paris and Its Cabs.  The population of Paris maybe  roughly .divided into two groups,  those who drive cabs and those who  ride in them. The number of cabs  is amazing. Everywhere one finds  them. Apparently it is only necessary to go out into the street before  your door at any hour of day or  night, raise your hand and a cab  drives up" to the curb before you.  And the cabmen seem to be in the  main honest, obliging fellows. The  stories of their fleecing travelers  this year are not true, according to  my experience. It is true that  they expect a slightly larger pour-  boire from  foreigners   than   from  and'  'We have just received aJarge consignment of Old Settlers' Maple Syrup, the best  cn the market; also some.pure Ontario White Clover Honey.   Try it.  Houston Block.  Telephone 181.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING S CO.  OUR  ARK  OUR CLOSESTS  ARK NOISELESS  \ fIEHrIIIT costs but one cent  M��if?pi18 ft posfc T1 'J??6 WS may call and give -estimates.  It saves many dollars.  Never  havo any plumbing done until you havo seen our goods and our prices.  Wholesale and? Retail  Established in Nelson in 189G.  WE   HAVE   THE   STOCK  Wholesale and Retail  Now For  It is to the direct interest of everyone who  visits Nelson this fall to examine our lines and get  our prices before buying elsewhere.  A correct knowledge of the market's offerings  is of inestimable advantage to buying intelligently.  We make every effort  wishes of our customers.  to know and meet the  ���    6  Our assortment is larger than ever before, and  the newest designs are more attractive.  You are just as welcome when you come.to see  us as when you come to buy.  Orders sent by mail are filled quickly and as  completely as is possible anywhere.  JACOB  DOVER,  The   Jewelep  Nelson.  As we employ the, best workmen, all our watch and jewelry manufacturing is guaranteed.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD. OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest   $t,700,000  I). It. Wilkie, Uoneral Manager.  li. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson- Hranch��� Hums, Block, 221" llaker Streeb  J. M. LAY, Manager.  Parisians, but then everywhere the  man from afar must pay for his experience. And the amount .exacted is - so . small. Two persons  may drive anywhere within the  eity limits for 30.cents. The Parisian adds to this some 5 cents for  "drink money," the ��� .stranger 10  cents,-and-both receive a respectful  touch of the hat from cabby and a  "JMerei," monsieur."  Carbolic Acid Antidote.  Up to the present time the treatment of carbolic acid poisoning has  been-most unsatisfactory. It- has  now been discovered that alcohol is  a most effective antidote to this  poison. In one case, attended by  H. Rodman, M.D., the patient had  swallowed two ounces of pure carbolic acid and was already completely unconscious. Four ounces  of alcohol were introduced through  a stomach tube, and the stomach  was then washed out, first with  warm' water and then with diluted  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 Streeb.  FRKD J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE  THE  QUEEN'S  HOTEL.  Large stock of hlgh-olass Imported goods. A  specialty oi the square Bhoulder���tno latest  fashion in coals.  MRS. MCLAUGHLIN'S  Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE STREET  Nelson.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  . . . for fine ...  fflRBflU     STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers. J  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART Sc  OARRIE-Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, Bakor street, Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  PJHAIUiKS PAKKER-Mlnlng and milling en-  V Klneer. Tnruev lloecl^hBloct, Uaksruljeet,  Nelttn,  alcohol. Whisky was injected hy-  podermically at frequent intervals.  Within an hour and a hall' the  patient was cheerful and without  pain and she made-an uneventful  recovery,  A Terrific Explosion.  Evrar/m, Minnesota, October S.���-  Seventy thousand 'five hundred  pounds of dynamite iu the powder  magazine at the Spruce mine about  half a mile from town blew up this  afternoon. A hole one hundred  feet square and twenty-five feet  deep marks the spot where the  magazine stood. ��� The loss -iu the  town is estimated at $30,000. At  least 200 were more or less seriously  hurt-from being thrown down by  the shock.  Nelson Opera House  October 12th and 13th.  'S  Famous  .. MINSTRELS  WHITE PEOPLE  ���I'KKSKNT'  NEWEST ....  COSTLIEST,. .  UP-TO-DATE  Features  A Show of Unusual Excellence.  TOP  LINERS  European /terobatie /I\aruels  J/1<?K SY/I\0J^D5  Of Symonds - Hughes ���  IJastus.  ED. po,*     .....  He with the Eccentric  F^ED S<?J4/I\IDT  Sweet Tenor.  W��NK"0OQD/iyw.  Pleasing Comedian.  s'HAs. V/1N     Balladis*.  J.J^Hl/E BI^IQQS  Premier Basso.  The Princes of High Class Musical. Comedy  .AND.  Great Crescent City Quartette  MATCHLESS STREET PARADE.  Prices, $1.00, 76 and 50 Cents  Kootenay   Coffee   Go.  NKLSON. B. O.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee ol beuti quality as  follows t  Java and Arabian Maoha, par ponuJ...^..?  40  Java aud Mooha Irlend, S pounds , 1 00  Fine Santos, I pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, _ pounda...............,.,__,_ 1 00  Our.Speoial Bleud. _ pounds _.  I 00  Our Rio Hoastj, fl pounds................ . 1 00  A fa lal order solicited.   Salesroom 2 doors oast  of (MrifellnwR block. Wosti Baker street.  TO   BUILDING   CONTRACTORS.  Tlio plans and .specifications for the alterations  of Hie Phair Hotel are to be ���seen at the office of  Ewart & Carrie, architect*, Nelson.  Bids for thu execution of the work will ho received at. the Phair Hotel up to li p. in., October  HUi.'lflGO.  The lowest or nnv tendor not necessarily accepted. E. E. PHAIR.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough English, Calisthenics, Music, Qer-  man ami Krenuh If required. Kail term commences 3rd September.  Kor particulars apply to  MISS IrAl,MKR, Jofisphlue 8lreet>.  FOR   SALE  ON   EASY TERMS  THE PROPERTY"  KNOW."*'"AS  The Florence Park Hotel  or Roberts' Ranch  113 acres more or loss. A. first-class going business, -with 33 acres of first-class land under cultivation, .180 fruit trees, a largo proportion bearing  fruit; 1000 small fruits���raspberries, blackberries  and currants.  One mile east of the lerinlnons of the electric  tramway.  For pariiculars apply lo  HUGH R. CAMERON  Insurance Agent  BAKER STREET NELSON  D. J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR    SALE.  $f!00 buys two good lo'ts 100x120 on Mill street.  $200 buys a nicc.lot, dr.iincd and cleared, on Observatory street.  $250 buys a lot .10x120 on Mill street.  82100' takes 7-room house and lot, ���l.'ixia). Only  $200cash wanted, balance $23 per month.  $2201) buys house and lot ou Carbonate street  that lets for $33 per month. ?I00 or $300 cash  wanted down.  TO   LET  4-room cottage, 130 feet from post ofllce; $12,' including water.  House on Silica street, $30; furnished, or $25 un  furnished;   Nice house and location.  House���seven rooms, Cedar street; ��20.  MadMock    P. J. DEWAR  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  WINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room house, Humo Addition, $850.  A complete set of tinner's looln.  Team, harness and wagon. $1.10.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER. WARD STRKKT  fobsale-oheaT  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 G. lu LENNOX. Solicitor. Nolson H. O  E P. Whalley, j7R  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., cornor Hall and  Bilker streets.  City oflico of tho Nelson Soda water Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  .   Cornor Vlotorla and Kootonay Streets.  I'. O. Hor fiW. TKLKI'HONK NO, 0(i  KliLeading Scotch Whisky  \  . P. RITHET & GO., Ltd.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  IfTTXzunnorcuxxxxxizxrcxxxnuzxixztrxxxixixxxir  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  nxixmjumiTinnTiixiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitTiiiirmr  B. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^XyfoXfcd,     Brewery ��t Maison  J��_   -EJSTSTJEI-A-JD-  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangera.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, oto,   Kalso-  minlng and Tinting,   Striotly Urst-class work.  Estimates furnished. '  Residence Mill 8troeb,   MPT CfiW    D   T  Opposlto School Houbq   " CiJUOUH , D. V/.  H.^^HOr^FT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to tiy a  firat-olfti�� wbeelWTiRhti.  Bpeolal attention given to all binds of repairing and custom work from outside polnU).  HhoDi   Hnll Pti.. bAbwmtn Baknr and Vnrnon.  A  TJBATEBNAL  SOCIETIES.  NKLSON LODGE, NO. 33, A. K. tc A. M.  Meett) second Wednesday lu eaoh month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OV PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, moets in I. 0. O. K.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streots, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Knights  oordlally Invited to attend. V. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paqucttc, K. of II. & S.  w  BLSON L. O. L., No. 1B92, meets in I. O. O. F.  ��� - Hall, oorner llaker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of oach month. Visiting  bret hern cordially invited. It. Robinson, W. If.  ���W. Crawford, Record tag-Secretary.   .  NELSON .ACR1K, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Kaglos, meets every second aud fourth  Wednesday lneaoh month In Fraternity Hall.  "ViirttluK brethren welcome, W. Qoanell, Prex!  .dealt,  Charltifl Proaser. Bttoretmry.  TBADEB   UNIONS.  NKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. 00, W. F. o  M.���Meets In minors' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria' and Kootonay streets, every.  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting members welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Janie  Wilkes," Secretary. Union' Scalk of "Wages  fob Nelson ���.DiarRioiVrPer shift, machine  men, $3.50; hammersmen miners, 93.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, $3.00. -     >        - - ���     "  (TIRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The rogu-  A lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  first and third Thursday, of each month, ab  l.'Mp.m. Q. J. Thorpe,President. J.H.Matheson, Secretary.  . .     ,   ^  ���  THE) regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union '  are held'on- Wednesday evening of ��� each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union' hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets.   R. Robinson, President.  James Colling, Secretary. ,   -    "  BARBERS' UNION;���Nelson Union,'NoMSC. of  the International Journeymen Barter';) Union of America, meets every first and third Mon- "  day of each month iu Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootenay streots, at. 8:30 p.m.  sharp.--.Visiting brothers'cordially invited'to  attend.-J.H. Matheson; President. W.'S.'Bel-  vllle, Secretary.       ", "- '' -J  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS'. UNION. --.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson inoetn 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  tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L.," meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m: sharp." Visiting members of t no American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  MoFco, President. Percy Shackelton, Secretary,  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular  meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp; T.O. Skatbo, President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. Y. I. A. No.  " 172. meets every Monday evening in tho  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streeta, at  8 o'clock. J. D. Mover, president: Donald Mo  T����n. nonrntnirv'  ESTATE  OF^HENBY A.  GERVAN.  In the matter of the estate of Henry A. Gervan,  lato of tho City of Nelson in tho province of  British Columbia, deceased.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to the "Trustees and Executors Act" of the revised statutes  of tho Provico of. British Columbia, 1S97, Cap  187, that all creditors and-others having cUims  against the estate of the said Henry A. Gervan,  i,wno^dieuUon=or=:Hbout-tlio-=29th=day=of-iMarch,���  l!)00; to send by post prepaid, ordeliver to Messrs.  Galliher & AVilson, of the said City of Nelson,  solicitors for Thomas J. McCammon. the administrator of the personal estate and effects of the  said deceased, or to the said Thomas J. McCammon of tho City of Nelson aforesaid, their christian and' surnames, addresses and descriptions,  tho full particulars of their claims, tho statcmonD  of their accounts and the nature of the securities, if any, held by them, on or before the 20th,  day of October, 1900.  And further tako notice that after such last  mentioned dato tho said administrator will proceed to distribute tho assets of the deceased  among the pnrtles '.-ntil led thereto, having regard only to the claims which he shall then havo  notico, and tho said administrator will not ho  liable for the said nssotfl or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claims notico  shall not havc been received by him at the time  of such distribution.  OALLIHKR & WILSON,  Solicitors for Thomas .1. McCammon, ndinlnN-  tator for Henry A. Gervan, deceased.  Dated this 20th day of September, 1000.  ESTATE   OF  JAMES   KELLY.  In the matter of the ostato of James ICelly, lute  of thu City of Nelson, In the county of Kootenay,  province of British Columbia, livery stable  keeper, deceased.  Notice is hereby given pursuant to tho "Trustees and Executors Act" of the Revised Statutes  of the Province of British Columbia, 1887. Chapter 187, that all creditors and others having  claims against the estate of tho said James Kelly,  Who died on or about the I8t.li day of October,  1899, are required, oh or before the 1st day of Vc  vember, l'JOO, to send by post prepaid or deliver  to Messrs. Taylor & liauuington, of the City of  Nelson, aforesaid, solicitors of Richard" W, Day,  of the City of Nelson aforesaid, the administrator of Ihe real and personal effects of the said deceased, or fo said Richard W. Day, their Chrii-  tian'and surnames, addresses ancl description*,  the full particulars of their claims, the stato  ment of their accounts and the nature of the hp-  curlties, if any, held 1)3' them.  And further take notier�� that after such la-it  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased  among tho parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims which he shall then fiavo  notice, and tho said administrator will not bo  liable for the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claims notico  shall nothave been received by him nt" the time  of such distribution.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard \V. Day, administrator  for .lames ICelly, deceased.  Dated the Uth day of August, 1900,  NOTICE.  Tho mattor of tho co-partnership of Kelly Sc  Steelier of Nelson, H. C, liverymen.  All persons having claims against the co-part;  nershlp of ICelly & Steeper above named or the  said livery stable business as oarrlod on under  the namo of ICelly Sc Steeper aro requested to  hand forthwith to Richard \V. Day, their names  und full particulars of thoir said claims.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON,  Solicit ora for Richard \V. Day. Administrator,  ��fcJ  ;wi ^^^^Kv-rSeS^^.Ci^riV;^^^^^.;;^^-^^.;;,,^.  MSs^'j.ea^rfltr&i'&AS-:  i  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C.ti TUESDAY OCTOBER 9 1900  -*"*���"  Queen Vietoria  OhogQlatea.  rHE   BEST   OUST   THE   inVC.AJRIKlJET  SOLID   OISTIVSr   BTT  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  PtTT   TJTOP   I2ST   25   -AJKTID  BO   OBaSTT   BOXES  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fall Clothing-Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in stylo  and   pattern.   Our  stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing Bouse  217 AND 210 BAKER STREET. NELSON.  to  to  to  to  to  m  ?.(=!-(=>.C_1  c_i,(_n.G_<._  m  TO  to  to<  Contractors and        $  Builders  :,���      ; / I  Having disposed of oup' business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we to  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage to  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can to  only say that those traits which have built up for us and maintained jm  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout jjk  by the new firm. We therefore" tako great pleasure in recommend- ^  ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who to  may honor him with,their patronage.- to  ������������    . ��� ��� ���       .   to  Thanking you for past favors,  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  T.  G. PROCTER,  Late Managing1 Director.  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900, o  to  to  To the Public...  to  to  to  rra '  Having 'taken over the business of tho West Kootenay Brick & ^  jjk Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance jjm  fa of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them.   My jj&.  to aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest W  to possible prices.    Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger to  to quantities than before, wc shall be able to supply the trade at a to  ^ lower figure. .          .                                                                           ��� ^  to It .is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our'f^l  gfo- marble .products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply jm  *& these products at'reasonable rates. jjm  to We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, to  jjrm Tiles and Cement.   _ .   ��� to  M -       Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the to  0j Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.   We also fa  ;& secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building *k  to Stone. ^U  ik          We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and ;!6,  to Builders. ,                                                                   to  to ERNEST MANSFIELD,            to  (^ f��r The Mansfield Manufacturing Company, to  to Successors, to                                       to  ^ The West Kootenay Brick tt Lime Co., Ltd. (^  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. J$\  ���>'t_Z>'(2>*  Miners' Shoes  To make  room for our new Fall Stock  we will sell all  Miners' Shoes at  20 PER CENT DISCOUNT  ON PRESENT PRICES.  We are going to keep this sale up for  one month only.  FIRST  COME   FIRST  SERVED  Neeland's Shoe Co.  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 SI.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.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The fifth weekly shoot of the'  Nelson gun club will take place at  the traps this afternoon at S o'clock.  ."Mm Foote of the fire brigade,  who has beon- in the hospital for a  couple of weeks, was somewhat improved last night. He is suffering  from a severe attack of typhoid  fever.  ,  Tho board of trade is to meet tomorrow- night. Recent meetings  have all 'had to be declared off  through lack of a quorum, and the  officers are anxious to dispose of  several matters of business.  James Campbell, aged 26, died  yesterday morning at the general  ''hospital of heart disease, following  rheu matic fever. Deceased's parents  reside at Exeter, Ontario, and have  been notified of his demise.  A fine block of stone is being  dressed for the name piece of the  new Kirkpatrick-Wilson-Clements  block. The stone will bear the  following inscription: "K-W-C  Block���1900" in ten-inch letters.  Joseph Lefrombise, an employee  of the Ymir mine, was brought to  the general hospital last night, suffering from a badly injured hand.  He was greasing the cable of the  tramway when his hand was  caught by loose wires and drawn  into a pulley.  The sale of seats for the Mikado  opens this morning and the demand  for choice locations promises to be  exceedingly lively. The rehearsals  are very satisfactory and the opening performance on Monday night  next will be a revelation to local  theatre-goers. . The management  promises striking effects in costumes, scenery and stage settings.  WORK OF THE CITY COUNCIL  -   At Its Meeting Last Night.  The business transacted at last  night's session of the city council  was largely of a-routine nature.  The members present were: Mayor  Houston, aldermen Trvine, Morrison and Arthur.  J. Matheson applied on behalf of  Mrs. J. Mcljeod for an extension of  the sewer on Vietoria street to lots  0 and 7, block _ 7, to reach the two  houses whicli Mrs. MeLeod has under construction. The communication was referred to the board of  works.  W. G. Brown requested the council to put in a ditch on the north  side of Gore street, stating that liis  cellar contained a foot of water  which a ditch would drain away.  Referred to the board of works.  W. H. Bullock-Webster applied  to have the electric light wires extended from the corner of Josephine  and Latimer streets to the corner  ^f"HSllTcMT^tim��i^iHl)Meirto"fuT^  nish service for his new residence.  Referred to the board of works.  J. C. T. Crofts wrote offering to  sell the eity a Blake stone crusher  now set up at the sampling works.  The machine has not been operated  since its trial run and is guaranteed  to.turn out five tons of two-inch  stone per hour or two and a half  tons of one-inch stone. The price  quoted for delivery at the sampler  was $300. Referred to the board  of works.  F. R. C. Beer handed in a communication requesting to be reinstated  as collector of road taxes. The matter was not gone into.  Alderman Wilson "suggested removing the electric light from the  corner of Railway and Vernon  streets to the corner of Baker and  Railway, as all traffic from the C.  P. R. depot is now via the Raker  street extension. This was authorized, together with the temporary  placing of incandescent lamps at  several points down the hill into  the station. '  It was recommended that the  council authorize a street lamp near  the public library on Victoria  street, and on motion of alderman  Irvine and Wilson tho placing of a  50 caudle power incandescent light  at the door was carried. The council also resolved to lay a sixrfoot'  sidewalk on the north side of Victoria street from Ward to Stanley.  street.  Aldermen Irvine and Wilson  moved that the sidewalk on the  south side of Baker street be laid  from the Sherbrooke Iiotel as far  west as necessary. Carried.  A question :was asked as to the  progress., made in securing the  water front riglitsufroyftfhe" g%7e*r*n-  ment. Mayor ^Houston reported  that three ministers would visit  Nelson this week, when the matter  would be gone into with them.  MULLER IS OUT OF DANCER  And Besting Easily.  William T. Muller, who was shot  on Sunday, is pronounced out of  danger and likely to recover  quickly. The bullet entered his  body an inch below the abdomen  and took a downward course  toward the center of the boly. It  was located this morning on the inside of the left, leg about an inch  from the surface. No large arteries or muscles wero cut, the severe  hemorrhage following the shot  being from one of tiie small arteries. Muller is comfortable and suffers no discomfort from his wound  save weakness arising from loss of  blood, v' ; ���;������������     ..:';.''  The prisoner, who gives his name  as Fred Howard, was arraigned  this morning on a charge of attempted murder. He was taken to  the hospital, where magistrate  Crease took Midler's statement in  the prisoner's presence. Muller  swore that Howard wanted to sit  in a card game, and on being told  to get out drew the revolver, precipitating the struggle in which the  shots, were fired. Further he stated  that his relations with Howard had  always been of the friendliest nature; that he had never played  cards with Howard, and that on  several occasions he had lent the  prisoner sums of money, not all of  which,had been returned.  At. the hospital . Howard asked  for a lawyer* but. was. told that it  was too late to secure an attorney  for the examination. He was given  a chance to question Muller or to  reserve his cross-examination until  he had secured counsel, and chose  the latter course. Howard is careful to say nothing about the shooting, but expressed great relief on  learning that Muller was likely to  pull through. The matter was remanded to this morning, when further evidence will be taken.  A Veteran of, the Crimea.  Thomas Luscombc,"a veteran, of  the Crimean, war and Indian mutiny," is'in' the city. He is an ox-  alder maii of! Belleville, Ontario, and  has beeii engaged for some time as  foreman of construction on the Lemon creek wagon ; road. Mr. Lus-  combe wears the Crimea medal,  with bars for Alma, Balaclava and  Sebastopol, the:sultan.of Turkey's  medal for the same campaign and  the Indian mutiny medal with a  bar for ,Luckno,w. He served with  the old Twentieth .regiment and  came through.both campaigns witli  the loss of an eye only.  <  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���ApplyMerchants  Bank of Halifax. ���������.''  Nicely Furnished Rooms���corner  Vernon and Cedar streets.  ;   For Sale���A* steam yacht. Cheap.  Apply Geo; S. Beer, Agent', City.  For'Rent���Offices.   Apply to A.  H. Buchanan, Bank'of Montreal.  . , Wanted���First-class    skirt   and  ���waist maker.   Apply Fred Irvine & Co,  Hack   calls tlefjfr at   the   Pacific  ^Transfer barn "on Vernon streets "Telephone  call 35.   .  For Rent���Store in Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  To Let���Early next month, store  in brick block with cellar. Apply C. AV. West &  Co., corner Hall and Baker streets.  Large well.-furnished   rooms to  let. Apply rooms'i aid 5 Macdonald building,  corner Josephine and Vernon streets.  Wanted���Carpenter, waiter, dishwasher, waitress, chambermaid; desk room for  rent.   Apply NelHOji Employment Agency.  To Let���Furnished room at reas-  ablo figure; private board- next door, Kourlh  house above cily hall, Victoria street.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  cottage. ��� Water, .electric light and sewerage.  Apply to Mrs. Croasdaile, Observatory street  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north  side Carbonate street between Josephine and  Ward.  Wanted���About November 1st a  position as stenographer by a young lady. Speed  HO. Expoiiencea typewriter. Apply to Business  College, Mrs, Rattray,  "TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Tivo good biif.lne.i8 lots in the town.of Phoeniy,  50 feet frontage. - Original cost $1,000. Will sell  for thesame'iiguroon the following terms: One-  third cash ; balance in six ond twelve months.  Address, F. B. Impost ofllce box 198, Nelson, B.C.  "IW  3STELS03ST  _B_-J__.SXjiZ>  S_A.1iTJ_jC_._Sr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVESJ  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Ageqts for t^e Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TKLKPIIONK 27  Store, Corner Baker and JoHophlne Street  PERSONAL,  W. KIT. Carter  of tlio  Yellow  fit.niio ii lint: lu in ihc city.  Percy Dickinson and wife of Slo-e  can City are in the city today.       '        _ ,  Ernest Mansfield returned yesterday from a trip to Kaslo.        >  Editor McAdam, of the Sandon  Paystreak, was in the city yesterday.  Count E.Stalterfohe of Mecklenburg, Germany, is a guest at the Phair.  D. AV. Moore, ore purchaser for  the Trail smelter is in the city today.  Mrs. Ada Brown and Mrs. Lunen-  berg of New Denver are at the Iiotel Hume.  E. E. Chipman,  mining  recorder  at Kaslo, was registered at the Iiotel Plmir yesterday. �� '-.'..��� "  F. P. Gutelius moved into his new  housa on the east sido of Josephine street between Silica and Carbonate streets j esterday.  The marquis de Dusmet and viscount de Grnmmont returned to the city yesterday afcer spending a couple of days at the Chapleau mine. Tliey arc registered at the Hotel  Phair. ���_  . Actor McAuley Killed.  Huntington, West Virginia, October 8.���W. J. McAuley, an actor  playing in "A Woman in the Case"  Company, wns shot here tonight by  Pearl Newman, who after the shooting escaped to Ohio. McAuley and  three friends had entered a restaurant and were talking to Miss  Dorsey Brown when Miss Newman  entered and opened fire, killing McAuley instantly.  Laid the Corner Stone.  .Jrkusai.em, October S.-rToday  the bishop of Jerusalem in the  name' of the pope, and in the presence of the German consul and 500  German pilgrims laid the corner  stone of the church which is to be  occupied on Mount Zion on the site  which Abdul Ham id presented to  emperor William on the occasion of  the hitter's visit to the Holy Land.  A Bad Showing.  Ni<:w Yohk, October 8.���Schedules  of Samuel Gumpert' and Edward  Asueinill,' composing the firm of  Samuel Gumpert ifc Co., manufacturers of clothing, filed in the  United States district court today,  show liabilities of $101,182 and assets of $63,8 L9 nominal value and  $29,500 actual value.  INDIVIDUAL...  PEPPERS AJiD SALTS  Cut Glass, with Sterling Silver-  tops, at $1.50 per pair  All Silver, $5.00 per pair  Silverplated, 50c per pair  We have one, only, fine Por-  celean Clock, eight day, half-  hour strike, cathedral gong,  worth $16.50, for $11.00  T.H.BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  178 Baker Street Nelson, B. C.  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The.best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  THEO I^ADSO^, Proprietor.  v, Baltor Street, Nelaon.  STOVES!       STOVES!  .;   .^ We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  ��� n any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  Our Wagon  grocerTci Is busy a11 day and overv  Vii  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  it/  day making prompt deliveries of good groceries to wise  people. Do you buy here?  If 3'ou have not been doing  here are a few things  ? that will tempt you to our  �� ���  doors, or to your telephone, and will help yOu in preparing  breakfast. Grape Nuts,' Germia, ftnlston's Breakfast Food,  Self Rising Buckwheat Flour, Shredded Whole Wheat Biscuits  it/  ti/  \i>  0/  \*  ti/  ti/  ik  *  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10  '*~9-0*-**9-imt.0*999-**9 ^.35".  185 Bakep Street  ti/  ti/  ti/  \\4  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  >?/  v;  P. O. Box 677  Phone 8  Wm. Hunter & Co.  SUCCESSORS TO  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE CO.,  Limited.  Staple and Fancy  GROCERS  Aberdeen Block, Bakep Street,  NELSON  jj To pur Customers ...  and the Public in General  m  f*\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���fly  to  to  to  to  We having this day disposed of our business to Messrs. Wm. /||  Hunter & Co., we bespeak for them a continuance of that liberal jjfk  sliare of patronage which has. been extended us during our busin- jjflji  ess career in Nelson. AVe can only say that those traits which H\  have built up for us and maintained the reputation for honest /li  and reliable dealings will be continued throughout by the new fft  firm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommenduig them /M  to all our old customers, and also any new ones who may honor /ft  them with tlieir patronage. jri  Thanking you, one and all for past favors, wo are, to \  Nelson, October 3rd.  The Western Mercantile Co,, ltd.-to  to  to  flVi  To the Public ...  =/IV  \��/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  ti/  tit  ti/  ti/  ti/  ���v��>  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.  ti/j  ti/  Our aim will be at all times to supply yoii 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 give  you the benefit of the margin. |K  The staff which has waited on you in the past will continue ti/  to do so, aud 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 sliare W;  of their patronage, we would ask you to call, and leave, at least, Uf  a trial order, when you will be convinced our prices are the lowest W  and our goods are the best. II  WM. HUNTER & CO., ^  Successors to \l  The Western Mercantile Co., Limited, i,  $  Staple and Fancy Grocers       NELSON. m  *��'0^'^.-W.t_��'0��'^.m1'mml''lt*'i-'.fjpfr-  to.  to  *?.GZ_\&��t  ZBTJ"y  HUME ADDITION  ���M  4  to LOTS  i    GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents    ��  ^��2#.''7jSStI^T'ftBcft<;'!!��i  ~P^r?,-"fS^'^^'Wih^.-&'t'j*^V^^

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