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Array DAILY EDITION   BY MAM-  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  ^>l/J'^'  '������t-733:  ., --***  -  '0  ... '-H  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELS01ST:   TUESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 16  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  m:c&l  W  THERE ASE MAM CRIMINAL CASES  Majority of Offences, However, Committed Outside  of  the City of Nelson.  HOWARD WILL BE TRIED FOR ATTEMPT TO MURDER  The list of criminal cases to come  . before the fall  assizes, which open  this morning at 11 o'clock, is oue of  the longest in recent years.  , With  two exceptions the alleged offences  were" committed outside of Nelson.  The first case on the list is  that of  . Tlegina vs Ernest Chenoweth, the  defendant being a lad eight years  of age.    On May 23rd last a Oliina-  ; man employed in the home of the  boy's mother at Rossland  was shot  dead.    For some days no light was  thrown on the "case and then young  Chenoweth was  arrested   charged  Avith   doing   the    shooting.     The  police claimed that a rille belonging  to the boy's brother was-used  and  a   confession   said   to   have   been  ., made by the lad wasread in court.'  Young Chenoweth has been in jail  ���here since June,  and,his   mother  moved to Nelson  to be near him.  She has visited the jail daily  since,  and the boy  has  kept  his  health  and spirits well.    Jle is stated to be  a quiet, inoffensive little fellow.  Regina vs Albi and Albo who are  not related  despite  the  similarity  in names, is also a Rossland case,  the     defendants     being     jointly  charged with attempting to murder  one Herbert McArthur in   a   hotel  owned by. William  SI. Albi.     The  - latter was in goal   here   for   some  weeks after which his  release was  secured, the attorney-general granting   bail   at   $10,000.     James   V.  '.'Welch,-the-railroad   contractor,  is  ' an uncle of Albi.    N..E. Nuzum'" .a*  :  well known Spokane attorney, will  .assist inthe defence which will   be  * ���'ifijhdueted-by Macdonald &   Johnson and Daly &, Hamilton of   Rossland. <��� .  . . ..Tn Regina vs Kettner and   Fred-  eriek",'*-the prisoners"will be charged  with fraud arising out of their connection with the Lord Howson and  International   mineral    claims    in  Burnt Basin.  Regina vs Sfcadlander is a case in  which defendant is charged with  the theft of a ballot, box at Port  Steele during the last election.  Another Rossland case is Regina  vs Thompson and Henderson.  Deputy Sheriff ltobinson seized the  goods and chattels of the Strand  saloon at Rossland and placed a  man named Brown in charge.  Brown alleges that defendants assaulted him, and they will be tried  for interfering with an officer in  the discharge of his duty.  *' The first Nelson case is Regina  vs. Maslonka, the defendant being  about ten years old. He is to be  tried on the charge qf breaking into  the house of Charles Kursch here  ou July 28th, and stealing therefrom a watch and other articles to  "the value of-$2.*}. Young Maslonka  is incorrigible and would probably  have been committed to the reformatory several months ago had he  beeu of sufficient age then.  Regina vs. Carlyle and .Sutherland is a Kaslo case. Jt arises out  of recent changes in the management of the Lode Star Mining Company, defendant Carlyle being the  present manager. In securing the  company's books he is alleged to  have entered an office during the  night, hence the charge.  Regina vs. Hocking is a case of  alleged bigamy. The crown will  seek to prove that on January 12th  of this year Hocking married Jean  Montgomery at Cranbrook while  his wife, Winnie Hocking,"was alive  and residing in Salt Lake City.  " The last; -casei Centered 'is "Regina:  vs. Howard, in which defendant is  charged with having attempted to  murder AVilliam T. Muller at Nelson  on October 7th. Muller is recovering rapidly, and .will probably be  able to go into the witness box to  testify at the trial.  Constables Barnes of Fort Steele,  Forrester of Robson, Devitt of  Trail and Young of Procter are in  the city to attend the assizes.  ports of South African gold to the  United States, and London might  be counted on to impose whatever  barriers she conld. But the opinion was expressed by one well  known exchange house, which is in  touch with conditions at all foreign  centres, that the United States was  fast reaching a position of eompara-  tive independence as regards tbe  world's gold supply, and that she  might before long assume the control which London-- had so long  held."          The Hague Conference.  Paris, October 15.���It is officially  understood that if an international  conference at The Hague regarding  the settlement of the Chinese indemnity question shall be decided  upon it will not discuss with China  the amount of compensation she  must pay, but will confine its labors  to finding and distributing the proportion of the indemnity which will  go to the special countries interested.          Cannot Join Their Husbands.  Berlin, October 15.���A dispatch  received here from Shang-Hai says  the British there warn European  women against coming north from  Hong Kong in the hope of joining  their husbands, the situation iu the  Yang Tse valley being very serious.  SETTLED THE CLAIM IN FULL  HE MAY BF   AllFNT  HFNFRAI  [ Sydney railway for this city. They  ML HIM!  Ut   rtULHI    ULMLnrtL    Rsknbonusof $15>000  a  year for  20 years, terminal facilities aud  right to run over tho proposed extension of the Esquimalt ��fc Nanaimo  railway to the head of Vancouver  Island. In time they intend to run  a raihvay to the mouth of the  river, making the ferry trip a short  one. A branch line through Chilli-  Avack valley is also part of the  scheme.  HON. J. H. TURNER ARRIVED LAST  NIGHT.  Is Surprised at Nelson's Improved Appearance   Sinc^    His   Last  Visit.  CORPORATION  NOT  ALTOGETHER SOULLESS.  The  Policy of Alex Gervan, Killed in  Powder Explosion, Was  o  "Promptly Paid.  COURT CALENDAR FOB TERM  Cases Before Assizes,  Three cases were added to the  civil list for the assizes opening today, and one of the trio, Robert  Jennings vs. William Van Arsdale,  E. E. Jones, David Newell and  Robert Dempsey, is a mining suit  with several unique features. The  case" arises over-the SirveF~Bug"  fractional mineral claim located by  Jennings in 1898. The defendants  staked the Greenhorn claim on the  0 same ground subsequently, asserting that when the Silver Bug was  located the ground was occupied  by the Noonday claim and that the  location was therefore invalid,  while their location, being made  after the Noonday expired, was  good. Plaintiff sets up the claim  that when the Noonday was located  the' ground was occupied by the  Rocket and the Noonday was therefore invalid. To this reply is made  that when the Rocket was staked  the ground was occupied by the  Dandy, hence the Rocket was invalid. The rejoinder-is made to  this that Bourgeoise, who located  the Dandy, and who was, by the  way, the locator of the Le Roi  mine at Rossland, but allowed his  '*.; miner's license to lapse, hence his  location of the Dandy was invalid.  Up to date the pleadings filed in  the case - have exceeded those of  any action ever entered in British  Columbia. The plaintiff opened by  filing a statement of claim, to  which defendants responded with a  statement of defence. . This was  followed by a reply, a rejoinder, a  sur-rejoinder and a rebutter. Had  a sur-rebutter been reached the  categorjr of the pleadings would  have been exhausted. The case  will give rise to a pitched legal  .battle.  - The next action is Fournier vs  Madden, arising out of a real estate  deal in Ainsworth. The plaintiff,  George P. Fournier claims possession of lots .3 and 4, block 1 and  damages for the   wrongful   deten  tion from July 30 last. The defence asserts that defendant .fames  Madden is. entitled to possession hy  virtue of an agreement to purchase  a half interest. On this point the  claim is made that the agreement  called for a payment of $000 on  September 21 failing which all previous payments were forfeited to  the vendor and the agreement rendered null and void,' which pay-  mend it is asserted defendant did  not make. Defendant states that  plaintiff waivedfoffeitiu'e^in payment of certain debts and the expenditure of certain moneys on the  premises.  Manley vs. Collom has been set  down also.- It is a mining suit, the  litigants being Mark Manley and J.  Frank Collom of the Arlington  mine. Plaintiff asserts that he  purchased a half interest in the  Native Silver fractional on Springer  creek, adjoining the Arlington, and  that defendant or his agents re-  staked the ground as the Arlington  No. 1 fraction while the Native Silver, was a valid and existing loca-  cation. Plaintiff asks to have his  location declared good, a decree  setting aside the location of the  Arlington No. 1 and an injunction  restraining defendant from proceeding in his application for a certificate of improvements. The defense claims that the Native Silver  was located in. a manner contrary  to section 32 of the Mineral Act-  that the lauds upon which the Native Silver was located were within  the limits of the Arlington fraction.  Defendant also asserts that the  alleged transfer by John Halpin,  the locator of the Native Stiver, to  C. J��.. Hal ler from whom plaintiff  purchased his half interest, was  part of a. fraudulent and illegal  scheme by HaUer, Halpin and Robert Cooper, president of the Arlington Mining Company, to evade the  provisions of1 the Mineral Act.  May Take London's Place.  New York, October If).���The  Eveniug Post today prints the following: "One of the best authorities on exchange pointed out that  efforts would probably now be  made abroad to stop further ex-  C. D. J. Christie, local agent of  the Canada Life   Insurance Company, handed- a check yesterday to  Thomas McCammon, administrator  ��� of the estate of .theiate-Harry.Alex  Gervan, iu settlement' of the face  value of a policy on the deceased  young man's life.    The facts of the  case are of more than ordinary interest, indicating, as they do, that  corporations are not always as soulless as is sometimes   represented.  The late Harry Gervan took ont a  $2000 policy in the Canada Life last  fall about four months before his  death.   At   the   time he wras employed as a book-keeper and so described himself in the application  for the- insurance.    Within a short  time he went to work for the Ontario Powder Works and was killed  in the   explosion which   followed.  The insurance company explicitly  set forth in its regulations on the  policy that no policy-holder could  engage   in hazardous occupations,  among which that of working in a  powder factory was set forth within two years of the date of issuing  the   policy without forfeiting   all  claims to insurance.   At the time  of Gervan's death this clause was  violated   and   it is probable that  no court would have compelled the  Canada Life to fulfill its part of the  contract.   The company took a generous view of the situation, particularly in view of the fact that the  deceased young man's father, who  was the heir-at law, had lost heavily through the destruction-of the  Baldwin Iron Works   at Ottawa.  They concluded to pay the claim,  and in the interim   the necessary  legal   steps   have   been   taken   to  prove death and appoint an administrator for the estate.   The fact is  of some additional interest also because   this loss was the first sustained by the Canada Life in Nelson   since  Mr.  Christie   took   the  agency four years ago.  The Duke Denies It.  London, October 15.���The duke  of Marlborough is sending out a  denial statement that W. K. Van-  derbilt had given �� 100,000, as some  papers said, and others ��500,000 to  the duchess as "a thank offering for  the duke's safe return from the  war. The duke and duchess of  Marlborough have been annoyed  by the pleasantries aud serious congratulations that have swollen their  past fortnight's mail.  Appointed a Judge.  London, October 15.���The Hon.  Arthur Russell, eldest son of the  late lord chief justice of England,  baron Russell of Killowen, has been  appointed a- judge of the circuit  court.  Hon. J. H. Turner, minister of finance for British Columbia is registered at the Hotel Phair. He will  remain in the cit^for.aeveral- days  visiting the localgoyernraent offices  and renewing -,'old acquaintances.  At the conclusion of his stay here  Mr. Turner will go to Rossland and  the Boundary on a similiar mission,  His last visit to :this city was made  two years ago aud the marked improvements reported from   Nelson  have elicited-his surprise   and   admiration.   .  In referring to'the report that he  would become agent-general of  British Columbia in London, England, Mr. Turner states that the  matter is yet -.in the hands' of the  government. Should''the appointment be made, however, ic will uot  take effect until after the next sitting ,of the .legislature, when the  question is to be discussed in the  house. Mr. Turhe'riias an advanced  opinion as to the method of running  the office. He believes that- ample  room should'be'arranged for to accommodate 'a thorough exhibit of  mineral specimens and other products of the province. Tn addition  to this he'advocates a thorough  system of procuring and forward"-  ing statistics which will afford full  and up-to-date;information regarding the products "of British Columbia mines, farms and fisheries. On  this visit.he will gather general information;" and'in-the event of taking the agent-generalship, will return later ti*^rocurje..tl.ie.Udata. ne*-;  cessaryto effect the usefulness of-  tiie agency.'  Touching-on the report of cabinet  changes imminent, Mr. Turner  states explicitly that so far as he is  aware no step of the kind "has ever  been or is now contemplated.  Considerable interest is taken locally in the appointment of officials  to fill thewardensliipand registrar-  ship vacant in Nelson. Mr. Turner  states that these positions will be  filled at the next cabinet meeting a  couple of weeks hence.  Asked as to the date of the uext  sitting of the House, the finance  minister remarked that this point  was to a certain extent an open  question as yet, but that the session  would undoubtedly take place early  in the year. He ventured the opinion that the session would be comparatively brief, although several  matters of import would come up.  Referring to matters in general  "at the coast, Mr. Turner remarked  that the leading topic of discussion  in business circles was the proposition of the Great Northern to build  into Victoria. The matter would  be laid before the city shortly, and  he believed the citizens were  strongly in favor of encouraging  the American road to come in.  News From the North.  Victoria,* 'British Columbia, October 15.���The steamer Amur arrived today from Skagway and reports a new placer strike on Lake  Lebarge in Ogilvie valley. A stampede from Dawson in boats and  scows to the new find was made by  miners going to Keyokuk, on  Chandler creek, which enters the  Yukon 50 miles below Circle.  Twelve cases of smallpox are reported at Grand Forks. Dawson  has ordered a quarantine against  there and a doctor has been placed  on White Pass summit to examine  all trains.  A severe earthquake shock was  felt for several seconds at Skagway  last Tuesday.  Colored soldiers at Skagway  caused a riot by attacking a saloon  which refused to serve colored  persons.  Wants a Concession.  Victoria, October 15.���From Nn.  10 discovery claim on Little creek  in Big Salmon district $10,000 has  been taken in three months.  The railway committee of the  city council tomorrow evening will  consider a proposal from the Great  Northern railroad to run a ferry  from the Canadian terminal at  Liverpool on the Fraser river to  connect   with    the    Victoria   and  Forfeited His Bail.  Montreal, October 15.���T. J.  Chishol.-n, arrested a few days ago  on a charge of defrauding the- Merchants' Bank of Halifax out of  $220,000, failed to appear in the  police court today when his name  was called and his bail of $22,000  was ordered forfeited. Tt is said  that Chit halm has gone to South  America".  New Chilian Cabinet.  Valparaiso, Chili, Oct. 15.���The  Chilian ministerial crisis has been  solved by the formation of a new  cabinet as follows: Premier, Senor  Elias-Albano; minister of foreign  offairs, Senor Manuel Salinas; minister of justice, Senor Wilio Gode-  cidos; minister of finance, Senor  Ramon Santelicess; minister of war,  Senor Ricardo Perez; minister of  industry, Senor Rafel Orrego.   -".  LORD ROBERTS WILL REMAIN  MIKADO CROWDED THE OPEBA HOUSE  A Finished Performance and an Enthusiastic and Appreciative Audience.  IT WAS SPLENDIDLY COSTUMED AND CREDITABLY STAGED;  ACTIVITY OF THE BOERS CAUSES  THE CHANGED PROGRAM.  The London Standard is Particularly  Severe and  Demands That Harsh  Measures  Be  Adopted.  . London,, October 10.���-The Durban correspondent of the Standard  wiring yesterday says : "Railway"  coin muni cation north of Stander--  ���ton has,., been ������ suspended since  Thursday. ..*' .There. aria':>'*pei-sistent  rumors of Boer attacks on the railway.  . Considerable uneasiness has been  caused by the postponement of  lord Roberts' departure.  Commenting upon'the activity of  the Boers and the statement from  Capetown that lord Roberts has  postponed his home coming the  Standard says: "There are certain  indications pointing to the conclusion that unexpected difficulties  have arisen which lord Roberts  deems grave enough to demand his  presence for some time to come.  All the facts suggest that it is impossible yet to denude South Africa  of any substantial portion of the  large army now engaged in dominating a sullen and recalcitrant  population.  The editorial finally calls for the  severest-measures-against-irrecon--  cilable Boers, for a prompt and  ruthless punishment for every insurgent burgher caught in delicto.  The editorial concludes with the  statement that "the imperial government has the country's mandate  and need not be afraid to act vigorously.  Pleaded Not Guilty.  Watertown, New York, October  15.���Loveland Miller, Jr., under indictment for manslaughter by causing the death of W. D. Tyler ou  August 3rd, was arraigned in the  supreme court today and pleaded  not guilty. The defense will be  that Tyler was intoxicated and  that Miller struck the blow in defense of his brother, whom Tyler  was endeavoring to stop in participating in a fight with another boy.  Empress Frederick's Condition.  Berlin, October 15.���^The bulletin issued today at Hombnrg regarding the condition of dowager  empress Frederick confirms the report cabled yesterday that the  heart is dangerously affected. It  has made a very pessimistic impression here.  A Red Sea Coaling Station.  Aden, Oct. 15.���The Sultan of  Turkey has leased to Germany for  thirty years the island of Uroen, in  the Red sea, forty miles north of  Kamaran, for a coaling station.  The initial production of Gilbert  & Sullivan's charming opera "The  Mikado," by the Nelson Operatic  Society last night was highly successful^ both from* an artistic' and  social standpoint.    The opera was  well presented, splendidly costumed  and well staged, while the audience  crowded the house to tbe doors and  was appreciative in a ratio equal to  its number.   The Nelson amateurs  possess dramatic talent   rarely if  ever encountered in a city of this  size, and iu their   latest   venture  they have ample scope to display  their ability.   Any points at whicli  the touch of the amateur  could be  detected were more than > counterbalanced by the clever costuming  and the manner iu which the stage  business was handled.     The shade  of stiffness observable in places was  only to be expected on a first night  and'*'the   citizens,   who   patronize  "The Mikado" tonight will have the  benefit of the more finished production.    The play made a big hit  and   the   local   amateurs   covered  themselves with credit.  "TheMikado" lends itself particularly to the costumer's art, and no  effort was spared to make this a  feature of the production by the  operatic'society. The costumes for  the chorus were made iu Winnipeg  and were excellent. ' The "Three.  Little Maids from School" who fi'gj-  ure so prominently.were most bef  comingly attired in costumes made  .by-Mrs.. J.'-E..nalton.-'-; The. scenery-  was especially painted* for the be?'  casion-by .1. R. Halton and added  in no small measure to the success  of the production. The theatre  decorations, including the designs of  Japaneseumbrellas, fan sand screens,  were arranged by E. J. Crickmay.  The cast.for the "Mikado" was as  follows: The Mikado of Japan, \V.  J. Caldwell; Nanki-Poo, his son,  John Lochore;' Ko-Ko, Lord High  Executioner of Tipitu, George Williamson; Pooh-Pah, Lord High  Everything JSIse, C. B. Winter;  Pish-Tush. 15. Grizzelle; Yum-Yum,  Mrs. Melville Parry; Pitti-Siug,  Miss Bensusau; Peep-Bo, Miss Ida  Johnson; Katisha, Mrs. M.S.Davys;  ladies in chorus, sopranos: Mesdaines  E. MeLeod, J. E. Annable, L. S. Otis,  J. A. Armstrong, AV. Rutherford,  W. J. Caldwell and F. R. C Beer,  Misses B. Sutcliffe, E. M. Little, L.  E. Tamblyn and Lennox; contraltos! Mesclames R.~~"IL Williams,  E. E. Arthur, W. A. Thurman   and  ��|  Newling, S. M. Johnson. H. R. Jor-;,��  and, E. J. Crickmay, John Rae," J".\-f.  G. Nelson and F. R. C. Beer; basses,^  L. B. Hodge, A. R. Sherwood, G^-S^rf  Kellaway, Fred Smith, W. F.'Rrqss.-W  C. Burt, R.' Brown, E. Pa'rkes'anclr^  W. L, Burt. The orchestra -was:?g  Herr Steiner, conductor; first violins���*,*,���  Mrs. Painton, Mrs. Morley,' Mrs..;.'  Archbold, Mr. Harris; second violin,;,-;  Mr. Campbell; viola, Mr.-. Morley;-j;  bass, Mr. Otis; cello, Miss ; Hedley;:,*  clarinet, D. Wambold, Mr. Farqurji|  harson; flute Mr. Tregillus; cornet's,';."  H. Wambold, Mr. Brown; trombone,';^  Mr. Porter; drums, "Mr. Mills; ac-',V  companist Miss Wilson.   * -:���_'*;  "The Mikado" abounds in witty-^  dialogue, catchy music and humorj-  ous songs. The thread of the plot  is frail and ridiculous* in the*ex--^  treme, but the famous .composers-;;;  made it the "vehicle for an opera"C\i'  which has delighted two continents. '���%  Of the principals in last night's v!  production inucn might be said to ��� 'j  their credit and of the manner in ��� vj  which.they interpreted their roles'?^;  George Williamson.Jas Ko-Ko, had;;<|  the leading comedy part and wasf*^  on the stage much of the time. His'-v  work evidently pleased,.the audirA  once if the roars of laughter piinc-J"?  tuating his'dialogue may be taken fie*  as a criterion. C.B.' Winter -"had*"?  the second' comedy part; and his^'l  stage business was excellent! JohnSy-  Lachore "sling well,"."although -Xiiiip.  role did not'afford him *the opppr},^]  tunity to repeat' the hit-he made"f'|k  Wambold, Misses Clarke and Chambers; Men in chorus, tenors, Onslow  in"Pinafore:'��:fE.  Grizelle aiid W.  J. Caldwell had'jyalkiug part's',and-^i  acquitted themsel vescreditably^the.-:^ I  ,latter's .make-up - beingjiarticularly 4~||  "effective:''" The "* la'di'Cs'i-7in,"~le'&*di"ng3"'T  "roles were-unusually clever.    Mrs.'^|  Parry and   Miss  Bensusan divided-!.'";  honors as two of the trioof school-.-.*  girls,   and  Miss   Johnson   rounded.' ���  out   the  trio  nicely.     Mrs.  Parry^J  sang salendidly aud really  carried"  off the palm for the  bost acting."^  Miss  Bensusan was charming and  captured all hearts by her graceful'":j  manner and attractive 'personality^-;;!  Katisha. a difficult role, was inthe'  hands of. Mrs.  M. S...Davys, who"  surprised her friends with the spirit;^]  whicli  she, threw, into  her   work.,v  One of the special features eliciting'i;j  round applause jvas the fan  dance*  by mesdames;Otis, Armstrong, Williams and Astley and misses Tarn-'  blyn, Sutcliffe,  Clarke   and Johnston.  TJie oichestra's work was admirable on the whole, and this feature  should be perfect at tonight's performance^ :  The ladies in leading roles .were  presented with handsome bouquets  during the evening.  King Oscar 111.  Stockholm, October 15.���King  Oscar is confined to his bed with  bronchial catarrh, complicated by  an accretion of phlegm in the right  lung.  YET ANOTHER RICH STRIKE  171 Claims Staked in a Day.  Victoria, October 15.���Reports  of still another new gold discovery  are given by passengers arriving  here from the north. As several of  these were passing, the mouth of  Stewart river on the 2nd instant  they were told that on the previous  day 17 L claims had been staked  off on Clear creek, a tributary  of the Stewart river, where  it is stated that 50 miles of good  placer ground is available. Pay  dirt is said to run 25 cents to the  pan. Another strike has been made  southwest of Atlin. The discoverers, however, are keeping the locality secret and refuse to record their  claims in hopes that bigger claims  than 100-foot ones would be established. There are two Clear creeks  in the north, that on the Stewart  and that on the Chilcat in the Porcupine country, which have both  recently been the scene of stampedes.  Tn a letter ,judge George Girton,  United States commissioner at Porcupine, says thafc he is confident  that the new strike oh the latter is  a rich one. He further says that  there is plenty of ground there,  and owing to the small sized British Columbia claims there will be  room for many locations in the  district.   A new grant on the Por  cupine has been issued for Berry  Wiley and his associates and Mr,  Girton says that next season they  will be able to take out $1000 a  day. ���  : ' ": .' '.    *���'"  A $100,000 Blaze....  Cr.EVEr.AXi>, Ohio, Oct. 15���Fire  last.night destroyed the car sheds  of the Cleveland and Eastern Electric Railway Company at Galos  Mills! A number of cars and other  property were burned. Loss $100,-  000 covered by insurance.  Attacked With Yellow Fever.  Havana, Oct. 15.-��� Major Peterson, chief of commissary, and Frank  W. Hayes, general manager of the  Havana branch of the North American Trust Company were" taken  down with yellow fever last Thursday, and are not expeeted to live.  Mark Twain Quarantined.  New York, Oct. 15.���Among the  passengers who'arrived- tonight in  quarantine on board the steamer  Minnehaha was Mr. S. L. Clemens,  (Mark Twain) Mrs. Clemens and  Miss Clemens.  Prominent German Dies. .;  Beki.ix, October   15.���Herr Heiu-/  rich Kussero,  who retired  in  1890J  from the position of Prussian min-fl!  ister to-Mecklenburg, died today afc|i  Koblentz, aged 04.   He was the vir-;*  tual founder of Germany's colonial?  empire, acquiring uuder   the Bis-^  marck regime the lirsfc protector-;;"5  ates.   Since his retirement he had:  been active as a colonial publicist, n  THE TRIBTTN15:  NELSON" B. C. TUESDAY OCTOBER 16 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY *  INCORPORATED 1670.  R u b bers  Don't wait  until you catch  cold from wet  feet.  It is cheaper to buy rubbers  than pay doctor's bills.  All Sizes  MEN'S  LADIES'  CHILDREN'S  ��te ��rttmne*  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  TTTTTTTTTrTTTITtTTTTTrTrfTTTTlrTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTYT  From and after October 1st, all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune  who are served by carrier will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the carrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .      ���      .  Monthly, by carrier     .       ,       ,  Three Months, by carrier .  p Six Months, by carrier,. .     .       i  h One Year, by carrier .  .$ 95  1 00  .   2 50  5 00  .  10 00  xxxxxxxxxxxxraxxxxxxnxx��  TiiR Liberal "push" weie iu  great spirits yesterday, because of  the turnout at their first organization meeting on Saturday night.  Last night the Conservative "push!'  were in equally good spirits, be-  cause ofThe result of the first report of the canvassing committee.  The Labor men are not as sanguine  of success as at first, but they are  hard at work. But the great bulk  of the people are more interested in  turkey for" Thanksgiving dinner  than in politics.  Taxation based on  net income  would   be   a. failure.     Were   the  farmers of British  Columbia taxed  on   the net value of the produce  they sell, how many of them would  pay taxes? If the mines were taxed  on tho value of the ore produced,  less   the   cost of   production  and  treatment, what revenue would the  province receive from that source  of taxation ?   If the men who are  taxed on  their   incomes   were  allowed  to deduct their   living expenses from the amount of their incomes, how much would  the province receive from   income taxes?  Jt i3 all very well for mine owners  to say the two per cen t tax is an  unfair one on them ; but they must  be able to prove that ifc is  unfair  before people will take any stock  in their contentions.  into, say, 8,000,000 shares of the par  value of $1. The shares were  quoted on the Toronto stock exchange yesterday at 03 cents bid.  This makes the mine worth $2,790,-  000. A fair assessment would be  two-thirds of that, or .$1,800,000.'  Taxed as real estate, the rate of  taxation would be four-fifths of  one per cent, which would make the  taxes on the property $14.SS0,  which it is safe to say is as great a  sum as the Payne will pay the province this year on the 2 per font  basis.           Now that it is settled that polling  day in the Yale-Cariboo  will   be a  week or "two  later than  the  date  fixed   for  the-country as a whole,  there is less interest being taken iu  the canvass..  Yale-Cariboo will undoubtedly go as the  country  goes,  notwithstanding   any   effort   that  the local, politicians may make.    If  the   country   goes    Liberal,  Yale-  Cariboo     will     return    candidate  Galliher.       If    the   Conservatives  carry the country, candidate Mae-.  Neill Will be elected easily.    This is  not because the people of the constituency are lacking  in  principle,  but because a large number of the  electors are  not strong  partisans.  These men believe that there are  no great principles at stake, and  that the constituency can best be  served by a member of the party  that is in  power.     And  tliey are  right.    If the Liberal   party  is returned to power," of what use would  Mr. MacNeill; be "in  the"./house"?   If  the Conservatives carry the country  of what use would Mr. Galliher be  in shaping legislation, or securing  what is urgently heeded for  the  district?     Of   course,   the   Labor  party   men   will argue that their  manis" sure to win, and' that his  influence will be   felt   no   matter  which party is iii power.   And, of  course, the Labor party men are  entitled io their opinions.  FOUND GREAT OPPORTUNITY  Big Contracts for America.  . In  this practical world, there  is  nothing quite so great as a great  opportunity,   says    the   Saturday  Evening Post.  During.the past 12 months much  has occurred in England. More  than 200,000 troops, the flower of  British manhood, have been chasing  Boers in South Africa and have  been causing the government to  spend millions of dollars a day and  to lay the hand of taxation heavily  upon the people. With the absence  of part of England's working force  and with the presence of the financial problem, the sharp-witted  American saw his cliance. This lias  happened not only in regard to the  transportation problem in London,  not only in respect to. the charters  for trolley lines in the other cities  of England, Scotland and Wales,,  but also in,respect to the building  <>f ~1 arge^mduTTtriesrnoTT/ATSerican  NELSON MINES AND MINING  ��� An Athabasca Strike.  A rich strike was reported to  have been made at the Athabasca  mine yesterday. E. Nelson Pell informed Tun TuiiH.-Nio that -10 feet  of ore had been stripped in the  shaft and was shot down yesterday  morning, lb proved to be as rich  as any ore in the mine, but Mr.  Fell was not disposed to cull it a  strike, preferring to describe the  discovery as a gratifying indication  thafc the rich mineral already found  in the shaft is equal in quality for  an additional 10 feet at least. The  result of further development will  be watched with keen interest by  Nelsonites who have predicted a  great future I'or Morning mountain.  Temporarily Suspended. ��  Ernest Mansfield informed The  Tribune yesterday that work/'entire- Camp , Mansfield' .properties  operated l.jider his" direction has  been temporarily shut down, and  that he leaves for England on  Thursday''to interview his directors  and arrange for the resumption of  work at an early date. He antici-;  pates putting in a machine drill  plant to expedite development.  Robert Meddle, superintendent of  the Venus mine, was notified yesterday that the directors of the  company had decided to put in a  ten-stamp   mill   on   the property.  MINING   STOOK  QUOTATIONS.  The following were the quotations of British Columbia mining  stocks on the Toronto Stock Exchange yesterday:  STOOK.  A thabascu   B. C. .Gold Fields   Big Three   Black Tnil   Brandon &, Golden Crown   Btittc & Boston   Canadian Goldtlelds Syndicate.  Cariboo (McKinney)   Cariboo Hydraulic   Centre-Star     Crow's Nest Pass Coal   California   Deer Trail Consolidated   Kvening Slur   Fairview Corporal ion   Oolden Star   Giant.   llninmond'Reef   Iron Mask .'   Jim Blaine   King ft   Knob Hill-.   Lone Pinc-SurpriseC'onso'idntcd.  Monte Christo Consolidated   Montreal Gold h'iclds   Montreal & London   Morning Glory   Mountain Lion.'.   Noble Kivc   North .Star   Novelty   Old Ironsides   Olive   I 'a.vne   Princess Maud -.   Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ...  Republic..'   Sloca n Sovereign   Virginia   War Engle Consolidated   Waterloo ;   White Bear   Winnipeg   Sales���Butte and Boston .WO at 2"), Rambler-  Cariboo 2000 at 22A-, War Eagle r>00 at Sl.ll, Canadian Goldfields >">0O at 8L British Columbia  Goldfields 1C00 at 3J, Hammond-Reef 1000 at .",*.  sked.  Bid.  3 (fi  ? 5 li)  33  '"i  21  li  U  12  10  li.'.  8?  8  80  70  1 lu  1 10  1 ISO  1 fll  12 09  il) (X)  !)  7  :��  32  i  4  :.  2.'.  VI  1  3J  ���J  :w  30  fl  0  (i  4  48  38  11  fi  3  1  3  2  Vi  8.V  n  S  :i)  40  *)'>  <X)  :i  t,  15  JO  IS  Iii  !Xi  ft'!  4  2  2-1  28}  74.'.  Vi  7-  SO  4:i  1 41  1 41  3-1  ' 2"!  3a  3i.  i  3  Wkre the LeRoi mine and the  Payne mine and the Last Chance  mine taxed as real estate, a fair  basis on which to arrive at the  value of these properties for taxation would be the market price of  their shares,    The Payne ia divided  on  plans   and the profitable   employ -  ment of American capital.  England made millions out of our  civil war aud did not lose anything  in our war with Spain. Now it is  the turn of the United States.  In round numbers, we are now  sending from our shores $4,000,000  worth of exports every day. Of  this over $1,000,000 per day is in  manufactured-goods.  Take the increase by decades.  Tho figures given are quoted from  a statement from the treasury department: "in 1SG0 the exports of  manufactures averaged $3,500,000  per month; in 1870 they wore a  little over $:"5,000,000 per month;  in 1880 they were less than $10,000,-  000 per month ; in 1890 they were  $12,500,000 per month; in 189!)  they were $2S,000,000 per month,  and in the fiscal year, 1900, $30,000,-  000. per month." More than three-  forths of these exports go to  Europe.  In big thiugs this country leads  so markedly that sometimes it  hardly seems that it has any competition. Sn wealth ifc is at least 25  per cent ahead of any other nation.  In coal and-other resources ifc has a  pararaountcy���to Borrow a. wpifd;  from our current politics���which  towers beautifully. In the annual  products of its manufacturing in-  Wilson5  ���PoUt We  #-    -A BIG j��_.  ���%t     JHWCING  <���?���  8l__%,^Aa->. #%��  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 Tn^  valid's Port is immediate  and efficacious, leaving no  harmful effects.  Men will find, it particularly valuable as a restorative and a strengtbener of  the body and nerve system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, K, C.  - *��*��� **���**��� ^���**��� 0a,��� ^        ^.^.^.-^.7.^.^.>��.-^. "ST* *S--51 a,5 ���>��.���'?.���.  IRVINE &  Dress Goods, Millinery  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  m  ���m  'fi  m  'fi  'fi  m  m  'fi  'fi  JUadies*   Department.  Special sale of"ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  and combination suits,, flannelette night-dresses,  drawers and skirts.  Ladies' flannelette,  cashmere,  alpacia,  French flannel blouse waists.  silk,  satin, and  Ladies' mantles^ jackets, and tailor-made suits from best  ���makers at exceedingly low.prices.  Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  Ladies'; "R'&.G," "P D," and "D A" corsets from 25  cents up.  Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from j to 10 years  of age.  Ladies' golf capes, from $3.00 up.  Millinery   Department.  We are now showing' the balance of our imported pattern  hats at cost prices; also a large stock of ladies'  ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  Men's   Department.  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.5o 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 fllarinel shirts.  House   Put-rushing-  Department.  _m*m___u___*��___w__0��m___________*m*___m%__mnm  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 carpels, 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   and    Ltiid    FVee   of   Charge.  FEED  IRVINE <_z CO.  %j^L.<j^> 0_\^ ��� i^0..%0__^~ * 00* *00 ��� t^^_ *00 * ^^* *^^^ ��� 00 *^^^ * 00 * 00 ��� 00 *^^0 ��� ^^0 ��� ��� ^Bk * ^^��  **^^ * ^^fc ��� ^B^ ��� ^^> ^^^ * ^^^�� ^^ �� ^^fc�� ^^^ ��� ^^^> ^^^ ��� ^^�� ^^^ . ^^ _^^*__Wm  ^^K9^^m��_ * ^���^���^S^** ^*V ���^^. * ^^^ ���^^. * ^***^^ *^K * ^^^ *^^ *'^*^^ *^^ " ^^^ *^ht * ^^^ * * ____& " _0&* __WW^ * 00* __\W0 * _m^0* '__W\0 * 4L0* _^_\\1 * 00* _tW0 * imWW0* '___0 * ttt-0* _^0 * __\^0^^Sr  'fi  Ifi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  9\  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  'fi  321 to .I'll Baker Street-, Nelson.  American ai^d European Plans.  CENTS  MEALS  25  BOOMS LIGHTED BY KLKCTRIC1TY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO 11    s  C. W. West & Oo.  COAL I      WOOD!  $6.15  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65  DBLIVEEBD  Crow's Nest)  Coal  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL  COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by ciiflli. . .  Ollice:   Cornor of Hull  and HaUer .Street*.  TELEPHONE 33.  dustries  ahead.  it is  nearly  50 per  cent  NELSON LOTS FOR SALE.  Good building lota for sale. Corner and one  adjoining:, 60x150; J325. Two inside lots 60x120,  $2.->0. All cn Mill street. Title clear. Apply to  Straclian Brothers, opposite the post offlep.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tho bosfj value'for tho money In the market  for all purposes. ,  terms cabh     "W. P. Tuchnet, General Agent  TolBDhone 117.    Ortlna with O. D. J. OhrlsMe.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NKLSOIT. B. O.  Coffoo roasters and doalers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted ootfeo of best quality as  follows t  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound......9  10  Java and Mooba JMend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, 1 pounds  1 00  Santos Blend, 8 pounds ___. 1 00  Our Speoial Blend. S pounda ~.  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds ; ._ 1 00  A fanal order solicited.   Salesroom !i doors Cftdt  ot Oddfellow* blootc, West Uakttr -Ie6.lt.  BAKER STREET. NELSON'.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-olass  dlniuic-rbora. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  IVJrs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OP TIIK nOyAKMlOTKL, CALQAttX  EVERY   DAY  AT  THE  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer .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   , ___BRACKET_S,_NE_WEL-POSTS^- - -  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing* elsewhere.   FACTORY  OEPICE: CORNER  HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  HALL STREET. C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  P. Burns & Go.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS,,,  THORPK & CO., '���iilMITED.-Corner Vernon  and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in (eratod waters aud -  fruit syrups.   Solo agonts for Ualcyou Springs  mineral water.  Telephone 00.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKETZKL & CO.-Corner Bakor and  ��� Josephine streets. Nelson, wholosale dealers lu . assayers - supplies. Agents for Denver  ��� Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. KVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers iu liquors, cigars  cement, fire brick and fire clay, water pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTKNAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COM PAN X- Wholesale deal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, hells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Kay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay. Points.  Grain elevators at all principal pointB on Coluury-  Eduionton R. R. Mills at Victoria, Now Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  rpAYLOR   FEED & PRODUCE   CO.���linker  ���������street,���Nelson���(George���F.-���Molion'H-olrt���  stand),   Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesalo dealers iu fresh and oured muaU.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD Sc CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  'obbers In blankets, gloves, niltU, boots, rubbers,  macklnaws aud miners' sundries.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMITED��� Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  Head Offick at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  lOe  FRESH   X\JC   C00L  The only good Beer In Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  Hjadden Hous-e  Baker and Ward  Streets. Nelson  The only hotel in Nelson that baa remained  under one management since 1890.-  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar la always stocked by the best dom b-  tlo and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor,  SLOGAN JUNOTIOjt HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  liar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars.. Beer oo/dr&ughli. Large uonifort-  able rooms,  Plrstxilaga table board.  Markets at   Nelson,-Rossland,��� Trail, Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke,' Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  ��� ��� Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON;  Baker Street, Nelsor* ��   (J.   TRAVES,   Manager  ORDWRB BY MA'Fj RWOmjVH CARKFUIj AND PROMPT ATTRNTION ���  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  Nelson, B�� G.  grocers.  HOUSTON BLOCK,  C'OKNER TiA&mi AND .>p9KPHlNK STREETS,  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���Fiont street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  R. STlflWABT & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ���   It. track, foot of Stanley street.  Nelson.  wholesale dealors iu provisions, produce   and  fruits.   Cold storage.   Agents Armour Sc Co.'a  bacon, hams, lard and other products. '   JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   In   provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS Sc CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant)  Powder Co.  .   LAWHRNCK HARDWAHK. COMPANY-  Baker St., Nelson, -wholesale dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplios.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNKR, BJOETON & CO.-Corner.- Vernon  and Josephine stroots, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee.and Calgary Brewing Co; of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealors in caps aud fuso, and eloctrio  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall stroets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of faotory work made  to order,    WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front aud Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers iu wines (ease and bulk,  and domestla Mid liupwted_e1irw��.  I  "i"3i��!!S&gSa^(3s^^ BANE OF WMML  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  M. S. Ulouslou Genoral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, nnd all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grunt Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CUKKKNT 11ATK OK INTKRK8T PAID.  HE DIED AT THE THROTTLE  Tho Strain on Engineers,     ���',-'���'  A-few. days ago another locomo-  .'live engineer died at- the throttle.  This time it was one of the most  famous engineers in the entire  country. Dispatches from Ashtabula, Ohio, announced that (Jeorge  .-Martin, noted as the man who was  fi reman on the presidential train  which drew Lincoln to AVashington  when he was-first inaugurated, had  suddenly dropped dead while at his  post on an engine of the Lake Shore  fast mail, says the Chicago Chronicle. By a strange .coincidence- it  seems Martin was also fireman on  the engine which hauled the Lincoln funeral train west from Washington.  Within the last few years there  have been so many engineers who  have dropped dead while running  their engines that the suddenness  * of the death of so many men employed  in  the same capacity  has  ,''caused considerable > comment.  There is scarcely a road in the  country on which one or more engineers have not thus suddenly departed life while oh duty in the locomotive cab. There have also  been a number of instances in  which- engineers have met with  death'by accident'while seated in  the locomotives. Some time ago an  engineer on the New York Central  met an untimely end in a peculiar  manner. The water pipe on a tank  at the side of the road had been  broken in "some way.** and ' had  dropped from its Vertical position  and hung suspended in the air almost evjtctly over the rail on the  water tank side of the railway. A  through train which did not make  a stop at this tank came by at lightning speed; As fate would have it,  the engineer poked his head out of  the window just as the . train  reached the tank. IIJs head struck  the heavy pipe and was knocked  completely off his shoulders as.if it  had been severed by a sword. The  unfortunate man had lost his life so  ijuickly that lie could not have  known what happened to hirn, for  within a fraction of a second his  head   had   been dashed from   his  ���.- body.".."  Only.a few months .ago an engineer on the Michigan Central had  a narrow-escape from death down  at Hammond." He Jeaned so far  out of his cab that his .head was  dashed against the post of a sema-  phore. Fot tunatelyj*lie__traiu���was J  riot going at great speed and the  man's skull was not crushed. He  was simply knocked unconscious to  the floor of the locomotive. A few  weeks in the hospital brought hiin  around all right and lie went back  to his engine, resolving not to stick  his head so far out of the cab when  he wanted to get a breath of fresh  air or a little better view of the  rails or the country in the future.  It is not, however, the accidents  to engineers, but their deaths from  heart failure, paralysis, etc., which  are of the greatest significance.  Many railroad people will well remember a sudden death which occurred on an engine of one of tho  great western roads not long ago.  A fast train was thundering along  over the rails at its usual rate of  speed. Suddenly the fireman  noticed that the train shot over the  grade crossings of a country road  without the usual preceding whistle.  The fireman looked over at the engineer and "wondered what in the  world was the matter.  The engineer was sitting on the  little seat on his side of the-engine,  with his eyes on the track ahead.  The fireman concluded that by just.  a little oversight or forgetfulness  the engineer had neglected to pull  the whistle. About the next minute the train flew, over another  crossing without the whistle blowing. The fireman grew a little uneasy, but he was disinclined to call  the attention of the engineer to his  mistake for fear his correction  might not be kindly received. Superior employes, like military oflicers,  do not take rebuke with pleasure  from those uuderthem. The fireman  did not wish to give offense, so he  Inept stiJJ.   put a few minutes later  THE BANK 0F  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issde Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  the train ran by a station where it  was scheduled to stop. Then the  fireman's eyen began to stand out���  a queer lump came up in his throat,  and for a few minutes he remained  frozen to his seat and staring at  the.engineer, who still kept his seat  aud looked steadily ahead at the  glittering rails. Another station  seemed to fairly fly past the train  and the fireman began to regain his  senses. He slowly got down from  his seat and stepped over to the  engineer.  -"Say, old man," he 9aid, half hesitatingly, as if fearing he would get  called down for interrupting his  superior's thoughts. There was no  reply.  "Say, John, I thought maybe  you���" here the fireman reached  forward and touched the engineer's  arm, He sprung back with a  startled look on his face; then he  jumped forward and with both  hands shook the engineer. Then  the fireman knew why the train  had sped over the crossings without whistling and. why it had run  past stations where it stopped every  day. The engineer was dead. The  fireman sprang to the throttle and  brought the.train to a stop as it  was entering." the next town. A  physician; was hurriedly summoned,  but he was too late to be of any  service. He said the man had been  dead over an hour. "Heart failure" was the verdict. The fireman  ran the train until he got to one of  the larger towns, where another  engineer was taken on to finish the  trip.  This was a typical case of the  engineer expiring at his post. All  of the many eases of death are of  almost exactly this same character^  The engineer fails to whistle, runs  past stations or fails to slow up  when going dowir grade or running through stations where the  law requires a slower speed, and  then for the first time the fireman  discovers something wrong and  steps "over-to'his chief to: find- that  without the least warning life has  departed.  "T htive been thinking much lately about those sudden deaths of engineers," said an old railroad man  the other day, and I have just  about come to the conclusion that  it is caused Jby pure nervous strain  and nothing else. Few people realize what great strain, an engineer,  a conscientious one, is., under.   He  Surpassing  Display in  '___     ���.--.���'������ ���-'���(  Fall Suiting's  THE TftlBtTKE:  Wholesale and Retail  *   ���  B. 0   TUESD4Y; OCTOBER lb*   1900  3  Established in Nelson in 1890.  m  DEPENDS ON HOW YOU BUY  Wholesale and Retail  ���    ���  OUB  STOCK OF  GOODS  BOUGHT  THIS  YEAR  HAS  NO  EQUAL  IN B. 0.  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  Included in my last consign-  _menJ���oL^Scotch_andJrishL  Serges, Tweeds and Worst*  eds, and Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands" Building, Baker Street.  ���'. FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT JAILOR.  OPPOSITE   TIIK   QUEEN'S   HOTEL,  Large .'(lock o'C high-class imported goods. A  specialty of Ilia square shoulder���the latest  fashion in coats.  MRS.  MCLAUGHLIN'S  Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE STREET  Nelson.  MRS.   ENFIELD'S  . . . for flno ...  Millinery  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.  Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Ofllce corner Victoria and Ward streets. Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKKR-Minlng and rallUug en-  .   slueer. Turner-Boeekn Block, Baker sue ed,  N��l��jfl,  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 TABLESl  JARDINIERE  STANDS  LAMPS  VASES  MIRRORS  FIRE SETS  TENDERS  JACOB   DOVER,  Diamonds Loose and Set c  , 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  Jeweler  Our "Watch Making and Jewelry Department has no equal.   All work guaranteed  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE.- TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 -Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  lias hundreds of lives in his hands  all of the time and the responsibility of these, together with the fear,  that he may sometime run over  some innocent victim, is enough,  when long, continued,'. to try the  nerves of the strongest.  No Bight to Lead.  Toronto Telegram..  Wherein does E. F. Clarke, M. P.;,  fail to be as truly a representative  of. labor as Ralph Smith, M. P. S\?  An avowed relationship to the Conservative party should no more disqualify Air. Clarke from representing labor than Ralph Smith should  be disqualified by ' his unavowed  relationship to the Liberal party.  If labor reformers cannot support  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Sealed tenders will be received by the undersigned up to noon on Saturday, October 20l:h,  l'JOO, for the construction of a government ofllce  at tne town of Creston, Goat, River Milling division. Plans and specifications can be seen at the  government agents ofllce in Nelson, nnd atthe  oillce of Mr. E. Mallaindaine, Creston.  ��� The lowest or-any tender not necessarily accented.  JOHN A. TURNER,  Government Agent.  Nelson, B, C, October 10th, 1SKM.  Provincial Secretary's Offjck.  Ills Honor the Lieutenant-Governor has been  pleased to appoint the. under-mentioned persons  to be Justices of the Peace for the"Connttas under which their names appear, namely:  Connty of Kootenay.  . Sth September, 1900.  G. Arthur Rendell, of Eholt, Esquire.  Counties   of   Victoria,   Nanaimo,   Vancouver,  Westminster, Yale, Carriboo and Kootenay.  ��th September, 1900.  Hugh McPherson, of Trout Lake, Esquire.  Thomas McNauglit, of Halcyon Hot. .Springs,  Esquire.  Frank Fletcher, of Nelson, Esquire.  Charles Frederick LindmarU, of Rorclsloko,  Esquire.  Provincial Shchktaky's Office.  His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor has been  pleased to mnko the following-appointments:  ot.fi September, l'JOO.  "* .lames Ferguson Armstrong, of   Fort Steele,  Esquire, Government Agent, to be a Stipendiary  Magistrate for and within the County of ICoote-  (ith September, 1900.  John 1). Sibbald, of tho City of Kovelstoke,  Esquire, Police Magistrate, to hold a. Small  Debts Court for the said city and with'n a radius  of 15 miles therefrom, vice H. N. Coursier, Esquire.  l'2th September, 1900.  F. Q. Fauquier, of Nakusp, Esquire, to lie:  Stipendiary Magistrate,  Government Agent,  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works,  Assessor and Collector under the "Assessment  Act,"' ..  Collector of Revenue Tax,  District Registrar of Hirths, Deal lis and Marriages, and .        '., ���  Registrar under the. "Marriage Act," for the  Revelstoke Division o'f West Kootenay;  Gold Commissioner for the Revelstoke, Hie-  cillewaet, Lardeau and .Trout Lake .Mining  Divisions;  Clerk of the Peace for the Connty of Kootenay,  and  District Registrar of the Revelstoke Registry  of the Supreme Court, vice 11. N. Coursier, Esquire.  Walter Scott, of llleoillcwact, Esquire, J. P.,  to be Mining Recorder and  Collector of Revenue Tax for the Arrow Lake  Milling Division, nnd a  Provincial Police Constable, vice F. CI. Fauquier, Esquire, transferred to Rovelsloke.  Robert Armstrong, of Illccillewaet. Esquire,  to be Mining Recorder and  Collector of Revenue Tax for the Illccillewaet  Mining Division, vice Walter Scott, Esquire,  transferred to Nakusp.  11th October, 1900.  John Bulman, of Thunder Hill, Esquire, to be  Mining Recorder for the Windermere Mining  Division, vice George Goldie, Esquire, transferred to Fort Steele,  Mr. Clarke because he is a- party  man first and a labor man second,  they can find the same reason for  refusing to support Ralph Smith.  The People's party "candidates in  eastern Canada may as well realize  first as last that they will be overloaded by any affiliations wifch the  leadership of Ralph Smith. The  record shows that Mr. Smith did  his best to strike down a government [Joe Martin's] in British Col  umbia which was pledged to operate the best theories in the platform of the People's party. The  People's party candidates in Toronto cannot accept the leadership  of Mr. Smith without becoming responsible for his treachery to progressive principles in British Columbia politics:  K FUIMNE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  '���   Flooring   _  -.local and.odosb.  Newel Posts .  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  .of all kinds.  IV WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOOK  WE WILL MAKK IT KOR YOU ���  CALL AND GET BRICKS.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKK STREETS, NELBON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed ���  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lurnber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Ccast 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 stock of Awt-class dry material on  hand, also a full line of saah, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard!   Foot of nondryx Btroet. Nelson  tap-* oub. ui tJot|n RaO| Agent  FOR   SALE  ON   EASY TERMS  THU ���PKOPRHTV'  KNOWN' AM ���  The Florence Park Hotel  or Roberts' Ranch  113 acres more or loss. A first-class going business, with Xi acres of first-class land under cultivation, oSO fruit trees, a large proportion bearing  fruit; 1000 small fruits���raspberries, blackberries  and currants.  '    One mile cast of the tcrminous of the electric  tramway.  .For particulars apply to  HUGH R. CAMERON  Insurance Agent  BAKER STREET NELSON  D.J. Dewar, J.P^  Notary Public���Conveyancer.,'  FOR    SALE.  SHOO buys two good lots 100x130 on Mill street.  $-'00 buys a nice lot, drained and cleared, on Observatory street.   '  S250 buys a lot 50x120 on Mill street.  ��3100 takes 7-room house and lot, '15x120. Only  $200 cash wanted, balance ��25 per month.  $2200 buys house and lot on Carbonate street  that lets for 8H5 per month. $ 100 or J500 cash  wanted down.  TO   LET  ���l-room cottage, ISO feet from post oflicc ?12 including water.  House on Silica street, ��30; furnished, or$2oun  furnished.   Nice house and location.  House���seven rooms, Cedar street; $20.  MaddcnJllock      D��   J.   DEWA.R  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  !^Leading��Scotch Whisky  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  CANjBLE & O'R-EILLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  R.P.RITHET&GO.,Ltd.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  KOlt  RENT  (i-roomed house and bath, together with kitchen  ritngo. complete* with hot. and cold water, Ob-  Hurvatory. street,   nmgnillcenl view; rent, in-  eluding water rate, Si", por month.  ���I-roomed house, eurncr  Cedar anil   Carbonate  streets: $20 per month.  ���I-roomed house, Hume Addition ; Sl.'i per month.  I-roomed collage, Core streot J 12.'ill per month.  !l-roomed house, corner of Mill and llall Hlicel.s;  $.'!() per mom li. from 1st November.  I tents colled itI.   l.uans made.  Agonts for British Columbia I'crmancnt Loan  & Savings Company.  IV|IN!NG STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Six-room houso, Humo Addition, $M(t,  A complete set of tinner's tool*.  Team, harness and wagon, JI.W.  CAM, ON  H. A. Prosser   BROKER. WARD STRKKT   FOB SALE-QHEAP~  Six loU corner Observatory and   Hall streets,  drained and cleared for building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TOIjOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply a, U Ummx, Baltoltar, Nalwn u, u [  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWBRS AND BOTTLEnB Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and rogular  deliver? to the trade  Brewery at Nelson  .A..   J��!3Srsa?J��J^.T3.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, l'aporhaiigi  '���'nil line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Ka  mining and Tinting.   Strictly lli-at-clasH  wc  Kstimates ftirnlslio  ���'ors.  ���ab)o-  work.  Residence Mill Streot,   Vf*C<T CflM    R   f!  Opposite School Houso   aEiUO\fa9 Dm \J.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  .     ; BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  Hrsb-oiauu wheelwright.  ' Speoial attention given to all kinds ot repairing and custom -work from outside points.  Hhoni   Hftll Hfi.. bfltwonn Hakor and Vernon.  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NTELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. X. Sc A. M,  Moets second Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brothron Invited.  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS��� Nelsou Ixxlgo, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, moqts in I. 0. O. K.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streets, overy  Tuesday evoning at 8 o'olock. visiting Knights  cordially luvltod to attend. P. .1. llradloy, C.C.j  J. A. 1'aqtielle, K. of R. & S.  N1  ���ELSON L. O. L., No. 1092, meets In I. O. O. F.  ��� - Hall, corner Raker aud Kootenay streotH,  1st) and 3rd Friday of oach month. Visiting  brethorn cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Rocordihg-Socrcta.ry.  NELSON jKRIR, Number 22, Fraternal Order  ot Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday luoach mouth In Fraternity Hall.  Visiting brothreu welcome. W. Gteiiell, Preul  aauti, OnarlM ITotfar, BeMviftry.  E P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Ofllce with C. W. West & Co., corner null and  Raker streets.  ��� City ofllce of tho Nelson Sodawator Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotorla and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box US. TELEPHONE NO, 96  E  ARCHITECTS.  WART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelson.'  TRADES   UNIONS.  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday ovening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robin  son, President.  James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196, of  tho International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every llrst and third Monday of each montK 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-  ville, Secretary.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  The 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; Jc-eph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meotfl in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Bu-  kor and Kootenay streeta, every Monday evening  .at 7.:30.p.m.1sharp.^Visiting members of the Amori--  can Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W.  McFeo, President. Percy Shackelton, Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���Tlio regular  meeting of tho Painters' Union is held  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. 11. Millward,  Prosldent; Will J, Hatch, Secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION���Tho O. P. I. A. No.  172, mcou every Monday evening In the  Elliot block, corner Raker and Stanloy streets, at  8o'clock. J. 1). Mover, president; Donald Mo  limn. snorelAryi  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OFNELSON  NOTICE.  Hy resolution of the Cily Council, passed In  regular session on Monday. October 8th, HKHI, 1  was Instructed to cuusc notice to be given, by  publication in a newspaper circulating in the  Oity of Nelson, to all parlies in arrears for excessive amounts for water and electric light  rates, who have been duly notlllcd of such arrears, that it such arrears are not paid on or be-  foro October 20th, KWO, that their water and  electric light services will be discontinued on  that date.        .1. K. .STRACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, 3. C, October Sth, liWO.  ESTATE  OF  HENRY A.   GERVAN.  In the matter of the estate of HcnryA.Gervan,  late of the City of Nelson in tha province of  Itn'tish Columbia, deceased.  Notice Is hereby ifiven pursuant to the "Trustees and Kxeeiitors Act." of the revised stutulej  of the Provlee of iirltlsli Columbia, IS!)", Cap  187, Hint all creditors anil others having claims  against the estate of the said Henry A. Gervan,  who died on or about the 2!Mh day of March,  1900, to send by po-,1 ptep.ild, ordelher toMussis.  Galliher & Wilson, of Ihe said City of NeUon,  solicitors for Thomas J. MeCummon, the administrator of the personal estate nnd etl'ectH of the  said deceased, or lo the said Thomas ,T. McCammon of the Oily of Nelson aforesaid, ihelr christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions,  the full particulars of their claims,.!he statement)  of their accounts and the nature of tho securities, if any, held by them, ou or before the 2uth  day of October, 19o0.  . And further take notico that after such last  mentioned date the said administrator will proceed to distribute the nsset-s of tho deceased  among the parties entitled thereto, huving regard only to tho claims which he shull then nave  notico, and tho said administrator will not be  liable for the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claims notice  shall nol have been received by him at the time  of such distribution.   GALLIHER & WILSON.  Solicitors for Thouias.J. McCammon, ad minis,  talor for Henry A. Gervan, deceased.  Dated tbie 20th day ol September, 1900,  m  ml  -i*v& I  P  - x  .fi  mi  mi  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. o   .-  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streots, every  ,  Saturday evening at 8 o'clook.'  Visiting mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. .Tame  Wilkes,   Seoretary.    Union Scale of Wages-  for Nelson    District���Per  shift,   machine     ,  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners. $3.25; muckers,  ',  carmoii, shovelors and other underground labor-   ...  ers, ��3.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The'regular meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union ball'  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on; the ,*"  first and third Thursday of each month,: at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe. Prosldent. J. H. Matheson, Socretary.  -*    '.- ^ I  ifelk^i THE TRIBUNE:. ..KELSOl^B^C,, TUESDAY" bCTdBETTie" 1900  Queen Viotoria Chocolates  THE   BEST   OUST  THE  MABEZET  SOLID   OaSTX/ST   B-y  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  ���PXTO?   XTF   I*N"   25   .A-aSTI*)  so c'Ei'isra? BoiseElS  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fall Clothing-Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our  stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  217 AND 21!) BAKER STREET. NELSON.  STOVES I       STOVES!  G  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  w  mmmm  TO  i>is>-e_i.t_?  m  ?.m  i��  Contractors  Builders  nnd  m  Having1 disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we W  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage fl/vl  which has been extended us during our. career in Nelson. We ean ^  only say that those traits which have built up for us and maintained jm  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout *k  by the new firm.. We therefore take great pleasure in recommend- ^*  ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who W  may honor him with their patronage. {f$  Thanking you for past favors, %3  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., ltd.      Jjjj  T.  G. PROCTER, $  Lute Managing Director (fa  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. !m  To the Public...  m  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. ' Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower figure.  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates. .,.  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement. ,  Our Bricks and Lime Bock have taken the First Prizes at the i  "/jtTs" Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also ,  it secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental- and Building .  W Stone. '  m  ~m  %  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors  and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick tf Lime Co., Ltd.  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. J$\  asi  $?&'  The New  Shoe  We Can Fit  any Type of  Woman's Foot  LONG,    SHORT,    THICK,    THIN  or with High or Low  Instep, with  N  UP-TO-DATE STYLES  FOR  DRESSY WOMEN  Neeland's Shoe Co.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business lots In lhe lown of Plioonlx,  50 feet /rontaeo. Original coHt 91,000. Will Hell  lor the same iigure on tho following terms: Ono-  thtrdcoeh; balance in six and twelve months.  AddrcsH, F, Ji, II., post offlce box 198, Nelson, H.C.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough Kngliah, Calisthenics, Music, German and Kronen if required. Fall term commences 3rd September.  For particulars apply to  MISS J&JjMKR, Josephine Sfereeh  GITY LOCAL NEWS  Yesterday was the last "day of  this open season for fishing. Until  next spring the killing of all fish  save rainbow trout i.s forbidden, by  law.     _     .��.  H. Byers & Co.:are issuing a neat  pamphlet describing the merits of  "Cole's Original Heating Stove  Specialties." On receipt of one of  them, if yon do nofc understand it,  call and it will be explained so yon  will understand it.  Robert Harris of Slocan City attempted to'commit suicide on Sunday night. He fired two bullets  into his body, one taking effect a  couple of inches above the heart.  Harris was taken to the New Denver hospitai for treatment. Some  time ago he sold a mineral property  for a large sum and has been drinking heavily since. .  Chief Andrew of the Colville reservation and his tribesman Edward  were charged before magistrate  Crease yesterday afternoon with  killing game contrary to the Game  Protection Act. They were ordered  to get over the international boundary line as rapidly as possible and  lef fc, promising to comply with the  instructions. - 0  The Independent, Labor '-party's'  comuiitte rooms' on-Baker 'street  are uoav in full swing with secretary Walter R. Kee in charge. A  rally of the supporters of candidate  Foley ;is announced for tomorrow  night, the speakers being James  Wilks, C. .1. Clayton and Robert  Robertson. Mr. Foley is expected  to visit Nelson about the end of the  week.  The union Thanksgiving service  in the Methodist church on Thursday morning is to commence at 11  o'clock. Revs .1. G. Coulter White  of the Baptist church and William  Munroe of the Congregational  church, will speak, and Revs  AVhite of the Methodist church will  assist in the service. A collection  will be taken for fche general hospital.   Nelson's I. O, O. F.  The Nelson Oddfellows had a  field day last night in honor of the  presence of grand master AV. E.  Johnstone of Vancouver, who paid  his Iirst official visit to the lodge.  Mr. Johnstone was accompanied by  T. A. Muir of New Westminster,  supreme past grand representative  to fche sovereign grand lodge, and  A. II. Blackeby of Kingston, Ontario, who holds a similar position,  and is now actively engaged on the  grand lodge staff. Grand Chaplain  E. C. Arthur and district -deputy grand master A. II-Clements  were present. AVhen lodge was'  opened brother Nixon was given  the first degree, brother Blackeby  directing the initiatory ceremonies.  The grand master addressed the  lodgeatsome-lengthri'emarkingoii-  the progress made by the I. O. O. F.  in the province during recent  months, among the advances chroni -  eled being the formation of a  strong lodge at Grand Forks and  the immediate prospect; of two additional lodges in this district.  Lunch was served to the party during the evening.  MINING BECORDS,  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers, the Danube claim on  Morning mountain by Paul II. St.  Joan to T. A. Stevenson and Dan F.  Herb, consideration nominal; a  (|uarter interest in the ivory King,  a twelfth in the Birthday and a  sixth in the AVoodtick claims between Boulder and Quart/ creeks,  by Edward Peters of Nelson to ��M.  K. Taylor of Nelson, consideration  .nominal.;,.  Nancy A. Cummings of Spokane  filed a power of attorney in favor  of AVilliam Cummings in regard to  her mining interests in this province.  Locations: The Red Rock on the  east slope of Six-mile' cieek, two  miles from Kootenay lake, by John  Simpson; the Gray Rock, adjoining  the Red Rock, by Catherine De  Maine, the No. 1 on the west slope  of Sandy creek, two miles from  Kootenay^lake, by Neil McColeman,  the No. 2,"adjoining the No. 1, by J.  L. Stamford, the No. 3, same district, by George De Maine, the Gold  Prospect priMorning mountain, adjoining the Golden Key on the  north, by George De Maine, the  Morning Glory on Morning Mountain, southern extension of the Sovereign , by George De Maine, the J.  L. fractional, a mile and a half  southeast of Cottonwood creek, by  John McLatchie, the Cariboo fractional oi-vfciie west side of Sandy  creek adjoining the Dexter by  Hai'i'-yT, Burmester, the Alameda  oh the east side, of Sandy creek adjoin iug the lone by Henry S. Sin-  kan, the Sierra on the Royal Canadian wagon road adjoining the  Coon by August Roellmer, the Gold  King on Morning mountain by  George Maitland and Samuel McDonald, the Danube on Morning  mountain by Paul I-I. St. Jean, the  Princess"onthe west fork of the  north fork of Salmon river on Ball  mountain by Thomas A. Cameron  and AVilliam M. Griffiths, the U.   S.  A. on Granite creek by. T. A. Cam-  eron.aml AVi.M. Griffiths.  Certificates of work: To George  DeMaine oh "the Jumbo Fraction and  Sovereign, to'Samuel , Gourtey on  the Minnie.; to A. Hoyt on the ."J.  Dawson, to H. P. Egan ou the AVhite  Star", Norine, Grand Prize and Aggie R, to Thomas James et al on  fche Granite.  Receipts For a Week.  Last week's receipts of ore at the  Trail smelter   amounted   to 7 549 A  tons, which' came from the   following mines: '_  LeRoi '.' .f.'  4701  Center Star....-'. .' 10131  B. C 2135  Athelston  1043  BoBim ." .-..-.    ;">!)<  Idaho .* -.    4li  Payno: :  1(51  Sullivan -...-  408'  Athabasca 20W  Ymir  '.*:.".    MS  Knterprise ..    33  fcnowshoa, copper.*.".'    18  Standard Oil Stock Jump.  New York, /October 15.���A new  record for Standard Oil certificates  was made in the outside market today, when they went up to $583 a  share,-an-advance-of-17-points over-  the highest record in May last.  VOTE  FOR ....  A.  H.  MacNEILL  of Rossland  Candidate of the 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  AVe, the delegates of the Liberal-Conservative party of Yale-Cariboo  constituency, in convention assembled, reaffirm the principles of the  parfcy, and more particularly that cardinal principle, protection to home  industries, and that that principle be carried out 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 tp protection as the manufacturing industries of Eastern Canada ; therefore, we advocate that tbe 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 miiies is largely increasing,  therefore we favor the establishment of a mint, so that the specie in circulation shall be thafc of our own instead of thatrof a foreign country.  AVe 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 ifc augurs w,ell for the success of the parfcy 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.  ��w  ib^iezr,�� <fe oo.  ir-ELsoisr  KASLO  S-A.*ET*DO*IS"r  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TKLKI'llONR 'il  Store, Corner linker and .loscplihio Slrre  PERSONAL.  IJ. Burns of Calgary is in tho city  today.  T. G. Holt of Vancouver is in the  city today. He is identified wilh the Mann-Mackenzie syndicate's/interest.  Raoul Green,   engineer   for   the  company ���which has bonded Iho May iiml ".Te'nnte  f* roup on Forty-Nine creek,  is   ii guest at the  fume Hotel.  Mr. justice AValkem  of Victoria  arrived in the city last night to preside at the  assizes. He is reeistei od at the Hotel Phair. T.  Mayne Daly. A. H. MacNeill. G. W. Richardson,  andN. P.. W. 11. andH. It. Townsend of Rossland also came in for the opening of court.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Nicely Furnished Rooms���corner  Vernon and Oedar streets.  AVanted���Tick   makers    at    the  Kootenay Wire Works, Front street.  For Rent���Offices.   Apply to A.  H. Buchanan, Bank of Montreal.  Hack calls left at fche Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephono  call 35.  ���i AVanted.���Three furnished rooms  suitable for housekeeping. Address box 131,  Nelson.  For     Rent���Store   in   Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  -.'��� Large well furnished rooms to  let. Apply rooms 1 a^d 0 Maetlonakl building,  corner Josephine aiid Vernon streets.  To Let���Furnished room at reas-  able figure; private board next door. Fourth  house above city hall, Vietoria streot.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  collage. Water, electric light and sewerage.  Apply to Mrs. Croasdaile, Observatory street.  For Rent���A Veil Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north  sido Carbonate street between Josephine and  Wurd.  To Let���From and after Nov.'1st,  cottage at the corner of Falls and Hoover Sis.  Four i ooins and lean-to. Apply K. P. Whalley,  box SIS. Nolson. 11. C.  CRAP RALLY.  All friends and supporters of candidale Christopher Foley, nominee of the Independent Labor  party, are invited lo at'end (he Iirst, rally of the  campaign, to he held ou  WEDNESDAY  EVENING,.  OCT.   17,  At, S o'clock'Sharp, at the commit I ne rooms in  C. P. R.'.bloek, llaker street, opposite Hank of  British Columbia.  Speeches by C. .1. Clayton. James Wilks, Robert ltobinson, W. U. Kee and others.  God Sax c tho Queen.  ANTI-RHEUMATIC  RINGS...  AVe havo a finger ring which  will relieve the worst case of  rheumatism.  If you wear one according fco  instructions and fail to get relief, we will cheerfully refund  your money.  AVe sell them foi- .$2.00 each.  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.  CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block, Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets,  THEO r^ADSO^ Proprietor.  Baker Street, N'elson.  Vote for Niekerson  to.repair your watch. He.was  born in the watch business.  His platform is first-class workmanship. Raker Street, opposite'Queen's hotel.  MUSIO       ^~  Mr*. 1). 13, Murray, graduate in vocal and instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also plmioand organ.  Kor terms and further particulars apply room  5. A. Macdonald building:, corner Josephine and  Vernon street.  ^��SS��&��SS-S&S     ^&&&&&#&&2%  \* Something New  u  to  to  $   MORRELL'S  to  jg   CELEBRATED  jj[   HAMS and B/\C0N  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iki  to  to  to  to  to  to  #,  to  to  to  to  a; Direct from Iowa's world famed Corn Belt.  \|/    Iowa's Pride Ham, 22c Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c  to  * _  % KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  [{{   Telephone 10 185 Baker Street  o P. O. Box 677  ��� Phone 8  Wm. Hunter & Co.  SUCCESSORS TO  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE CO.,  Limited.  ". -' Staple and Fancy  GROCERS  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street,  NELSON  Nelson Furniture Co.  The entire stock of the Nelson Furniture Company  has been purchased by  The OLD CURIOSITY SHOPl  and will be Sold at  .-      -Tremendous Sacrifice Prices  The stock consists of Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums,  Pictures, Upholstered Goods, Fancy Rockers, etc.  -EVER-YTHING-MUST-GQ.-  Doors Open Thursday Morning, October 4tl  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 t|  $7.00.   Latest styles in Ladies' and Children's Jackets.  Children's Flannelette Underwear.  Our Clothing, Gents' Furnishings, and  Boot and  Shoe Stock u  complete.   We have the celebrated Carss' Mackinaw  Jackets and Pants. ���**���*.���  A full line of Rubber Goods.  A. FERLAND & CO  Maple Syrup  and  We have just received;a large consignment of Old Settlers' Maple Syrup, lhe bfl  .on lhe market; also some pure Ontario White Clover Honey.'Try it. ���  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CI  W BBSBII IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT | SBf^  To drop us ft poat card that wo may call and give estimates.  It. saves many dollars.  Never  have any plumbing done until you Tiavo aoon our goods and our prices.  OPPOSITE  us-JO* air,  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumber*  K8^?^?^!:^  .-���?*i&w^ri.i"V

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