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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  MONDAY "MORNING OCTOBER 8  1900  PRICE. FIVE -. CENTS  m mm of the coal minebs  It is Thought a Settlement Will Soon be Effected, but  President Mitchell is Reticent.  A CONVENTION TO BE GALLED TO CONSIDER THE TERMS  ..Hazelton. Pennsylvania, October  7.���A representative of the Associ-  :t(ed Press learned touighb that  .sheriff Harvey has reached the  limit of his patience in regard to  i he marching of large bodies of  men. The action of seA'eral hundred men in running across the  property of Calvin, Pardee and Co.,  at Lattimer yesterday has much to  ��lo with the decision to be more  stern hereafter.  Tonight, n carload of the sheriff's  deputies, fully armed, lies in the  Lehigh Valley railroad ready to  shirt at a moment's notice. l_ was  also learned, owing to tho rumors  of contemplated marches tomorrow  morning,  thab- all   the   industrial  .companies in this region have extra  policemen on duty tonight. All  tiie Lehigh Valley Coal Company's  collieries iu this city are heavily  ���guarded.  ., .Sheriff. Harvey called on president Mitchell ab the.strike headquarters and requested him this  afternoon,   as    president    of   the  ��� United Mine Workers, to use his influence to have them refrain from  farther marching and that if he dkl  not then  Mitchell would be held  'morally responsible for whatever  happened. Mr. Mitchell, it is understood, - informed   the sheriff that  ��� orders for the marching  did - nob  emanate   from  headquarters,   but  ^nevertheless he would do all in his  ���power to haAre the men on strike  preserve the peace in every possible  -manner.  - As far as could be learned tonight  ,��� there.will be no marching tomorrow  jybrniug- in '.which event, there is  'nOTdry"likely"W bVrin jrtrouble/ W.  -.J. Elliot, an aide on major-general  Miller's staff, Avas called ou tonight  'by   president Mitchell.   .The two  -were together a short time.     The  '.object   of   the  conference   is not  known as neither Avould have anything to say regarding their talk.  .President   Mitchell   will    go   to  Shamokin Tuesday morning for the  "purpose "of   participating   in   the  labor demonstration at that place.  From Shamokin he will go direct to  Scranton Avhere another labor  demonstration will be held on  Wednesday.  Miners May Accept. ,  Hazblton, Penn., October 7.���A  conference Avhich is? believed to  mark the beginning of tho end of  the anthracite coal miners' strike,  Avhich enters upon its fourth week  tomorrow, was held at the headquarters of the United Mine Workers here this afternoon.  ��� Although tiie information was  not given out, ib is known that the  question of issuing a call for a joint  convention was the principal matter discussed.  President Mitchel, after the conference, said he would have nothing  to say tomorrow in regard to tho  convention. If the date has been  fixed only Mr.-Mitchell and his col-,  leagues know it. Of course .the  principal.matter to come before; the  miners Avill be the acceptance. or  rejection of the 10 per cent net increase offered by most of the operators.  President Mitchell said today not  one official of the mine workers  AA'ill take a hand in any action the  convention might take, as the men'  must themselves settle everything  that comes before them. The belief is general that the miners will  accept the increase.  To. Gall a Convention.  Philadelphia, October 7.���It is  the general belief that president  Mitchell of the United Mine Workers will tomorrow issue a call for a  convention of ..miners Jo consider  the offer o"f increased" wages, to be  held at Scranton, and the supposition is that next Thursday Avill be  named as the time.. Mr. Mitchell,  however, declined to give publicity  to the matters discussed by himself  and other officials of the organization at a secret conference today at  Ila/.elton, and he gave no intimation as to when the convention  would be held.  the bitter feeling between those  who use out of date fishing apparatus and those who employ the  latest contrivances.  A dispatch from "Vigo says that  the naval commandant of the post  who AA'as attacked yesterday, as already cabled, took refuge on a German warship and a strong escort  Avas needed to protect him against  the populace on going ashore.  ���   Great Northern Train Wreck.    '  Tacoma, October 7.���A Great  Northern local passenger train  southbound, and a local freight  train bound north collided on the  <,coast line just south of Edmonds  yesterday. Sam Work, engineer of  the passenger train, was killed, and>  engineer Smart of the freight  fatally injured. Horace Hollyburn  and Mrs. Marshall, both of Everett,  were seriously injured.  LORD STRATHCONA'S HORSE  COWBOYS AND SCOUTS WHO SAW  MUGH   FIGHTING.  CHINA AFFAIRS IN STATU QUO  THE IMPERIAL FAMILY NOT YET  READY TO RETURN.  The -Washington Government Desires  to Have the Emperor in Fekin  as soon as Possible.'  COST   OF   MACADAMIZING  Pointers for Rossland.  Columbia avenue in Rossland is  ' to that town what Baker street is  to Nelson, and as' Baker street was  ' at one   time, Columbia avenue is  .still, that is, muddy Avhen wet and  dusty when dry.: Commenting on  its present condition, the Itossland  ~Mi ner'says':-- --���  "After this was done it would be  .necessary to remove from nine  inches -to a foot of the upper surface of the roadway and then thoroughly consolidate to the lower  surface so that it would be a solid  ?"bed which would be drained by the  ('gutters provided. After this is  ,done the road metal could be put  upon the street, but not before else  the stone would sink into the soft  places and the result would be a  mud road as before. The mebal itself would nob be difficult to obtain  as some of the waste dumps of the  adjacent mines if screened Avoiild  afford excellent material. But a  steam roller at the cost of $3000  would haye to be bought, or the  city might 'borrow one from Nelson. As the cost of crushing macadam is about 50 cents a yard and  the cost of laying is about the same,  to leave aside the cost of excavation at 35 cents a yard, it will be  seen that the cost of macadam ination of Columbia aArenue and the  approaches to the depots is something which will run iuto a sum  which cannot be estimated at much  less than $10,000, if it can be accomplished for that figure."   '  The Rossland Miner is away off  in its estimates of the cost of macadamizing. Columbia avenue is 100  feet wide. 'Allowing for 20-foot  sidewalks on ea eh side of the street,  : would leave 00 feet of street to be  . macadamized. Stone curbing will  cost-$1.25 afoot, and stone pavement for crossings 50 cents a foot.  Broken stone suitable for macadam  .will coat, not less than $1.50 a yard,  and it is safe to estimate that the  cost of puttiug it in place will be  another $1.50 a yard. If this estimate is ,a fair one, Rossland can  macadamize Columbia avenue���first  spending $5,250 for a road-making  plant���for $8 a lineal foot.    '  Foreign Missions Board.  Si;. Louis, Missouri, October 7.���  Next Wednesday the American  board of- commerce for foreign  =mis^jmisJwilLbegin=its^90th-meeting-  at Pilgrim Congregational church  in this city. The meeting will be  iu session three days and will be replete with matters of interest and  great importance. Samuel B. Capen  of Boston will preside. Between  200 and 300 members, returned-foreign missionaries and workers in.  home fields, and their wiA'es, officers  of the various women's mission  boards and theological students will  be present, in addition to many  prominent Congregational ministers  and laymen from different parts of  the country. Those will be.the  most important of" any meetings  ever held by the board since its  organization in 1S10 owing to the  famine in India and the crisis in  China. - .  The Emir Arrives.  Suez, October 7.���The American  steam collier Emir, which recently  sank in the Suez canal while on her  way to Manilla with coal for the  American fleet, was successfully  floated and has arrived at Sue/,  roads. She is unable; however, to  enter the port as she draws too  much water. Her cargo is being  discharged and divers Avill examine  her bottom to ascertain the extent  of her injuries.  Spanish Fishing Troubles.  Madrid, October 7.���The Spanish  government is devoting serious  consideration to the rivalry among  the fishermen along the Galacian  coast Avhich culminated yesterday  in firing on the Spanish gunboat  Vasco Numez de Balboa as she was  leaving the port of Vigo. There is  apparently no means of removing  Washington, ��� October 7.���Developments of auy consequence in  the Chinese situation are not looked  for until the return of president  McKiniey to the capitol. He is expected on Tuesday morning and on  the afternoon of that day a cabinet  meeting Avill probably be held,  when tho question presented by the  French'note will be gone over iu an  informal way. The French note  which recently, has been addressed  to the poAvers is not regarded as  just now of pressing necessity for  action, as several of the nations interested already have   instructed  their representatives - in Pekin- to'  ascertain .whether"' "the " imperial'  edict complete names- the persons  deserving of punishment and other  features of 'the proposition. This  goA'ernment does not consider seriously the proposition which looks,  to the prohibition, of the importation of arms into China and the dismantling of the fortifications. Interest meanwhile centers in the report whicli Mr. Conger will make  regarding the adequacy of tho punishments to be meted out by the  Chinese goA'ernment to those persons Avho Avere instrumental in the  Boxer revolt, ancl the future course  of this goA'ernment may depend  lai'gely on what the investigations  now being conducted develop. No  advices have as yet come from Mr.  Conger on the subject, but this is  not surprising, as the work to be  undertaken is of considerable magnitude.  ===sThe-AVar=department=offieials=ex==  pect that all the- American troops  which are to be sent from Pekin to  Manila will be out of China hy the  21st instant.  Such efforts as have been made  by the state department urging the  return of the imperial family to the  capital city seem up to this time to  have been ineffectual. The last  official advices of minister-Wu now  about a week old indicated that the  province of Sheii Si is peaceable.  The fact that the acting governor  of the province was directed to  "refrain from all extravagant preparations" in making arrangements  for the imperial family, is in Mr.  Wu's mind au indication that their  sojourn at Sinan Fu is to be but  temporary.  Conditions respecting the food  and telegraphic communication  Avere unsatisfactory in Tai Yung in  Shan Si province, where the court  has beeu located since its departure  from Pekiu, and these essential requisites haA-e improved in their new  abode.  Mr. Wu believes that earl Li, the  principal peace negotiator, already  has started for :Pekin. As a message of several days ago indicated  that it was impossible to reach him  by Telegraph at Tien-Tsin as he  had started for the capital.  Cut Down at Sea.  New York, October 7.���The old  Dominion line steamer Hamilton  brought to this port today captain  Smith and seven men, who comprised the crew of tho Philadelphia  schooner Shaw, bound from Philadelphia to Providence with 900 tons  of coal.    The vessel lies on the bot-  The High  Commissioner  Arrives and  Talks About English Elections.  A Boost for Chamberlain.  New York, October 7.���Lord  Strathcona, the high commissioner  tof the Dominion of Canada, arrived  on the Cunard steamship Etruria  today. Lord Strathcona-furnished  aud equipped a regiment of six  hundred and fiftj' horses, and sent  thein." from Canada", to fight the  Boei-s at his owii-^expense. The  regiment consisled'eliiefly of scouts  and cowboys and AA'as commanded  by colonel Steele.  "Much against my Avill,"said lord  Strathcona, "the regiment has been  named Strathcona's Horse, and being composed of' co\vboys and  scouts, it did duty as scouts in general Buller's forward march, a fact  I regret to say, Avhich ^accounts for  the regiment's depletion. Many  have been killed and a very large  number Avounded. v They lefts, in  March- and f dc��> not know when  they Avill be back."'.-' '-J-  The high commissioner left" -.for'  Montreal tonight and when asked  Avhat he thought of the", result; of  the English elections, said -witli a  smile: "It would.,hot be proper'for  the high commissioner of Canada to  permit himself,'to'discuss Englisl^  politics, but I;may,say that there is  a wave of imperialism sAveeping  irresistibly over Europe. As for  Joseph Chamberlain, Lhave known  him forty years back,-have known  him outside of politics rfnd'very intimately indeed; and a more .upright, honest man .1 liave never ��� in  my life met."  The British consul'"general, sir  Percy Sanderson, returned :f rom' a  visib^to:.E.ucope"-6^"th;e^steauiship  Etruria today.' '-'I have not'a .woi'cT  to say about the" English elections  or anything else,"'said sir Percy, "I  spent' most of 'my vacation , in  Germany and have not been in  touch with either English or American affairs for some Aveeks."  sn  MINERS' WAGES RAISED  Georgo McAulay, manager of  the Cariboo mine at Camp McKinney, in Yale district, has  raised the wages of the men  employed at his mine from $2.50  and $3.to $3 and $3.50 a day.  All carmen and shovelers underground and all surfacemen are  now paid $3 a day, and all  haramersmen $3.50.  A DEATH DEALING TORNADO  Six Killed, Many Injured.  'Biwa'bik, Minn., October 7.���Saturday a tornado passed -through a  Finlander settlement on Pike river,  about two miles north of Biwabik,  wiping out an entire family of six.  The killed are Mr. and Mrs. Maro-  witz, William Hulabrom and a family of six neat* Pike lake, names unknown, j  Severely injured���Andrew Anderson, F. Murray, Andrew Debb  and John Morrison. About 25  others Avere more or less severely  cut and bruited. The house in  whicli the Marowitzfamily lived was  completely wrecked and the body  of Mrs. Morowitz was.crushed and  bruised. William Hilstrom Avas  struck on the head by a falling tree  and his skull crushed. He afterwards died at the hospital. The  engine house of the Duluth, Mesaba  & Northern railroad Avas completely  Avrecked and a number of locomotives and cars Avere lifted from-the  tracks and pounded into scrap iron.  Several cars were blown from the  tracks and found hundreds of feet  away.- Many buildings .destroyed  wore owned by the mining companies. The duration of tho tornado, Avhich Avas preceded by an  unusual thunder and rainstorm,  AA'as less than live minutes.  W. J. Macauley Avas shot, and  killed last night in West Virginia  by.-Pearl Newman, an actress.  torn with all sails set ��� and masts  sticking 12 feet out of the water in  the course of coastwise vessels. The  schooner was cut down in the dense  fog by the iron stem of the Hamilton three miles northeast of the  lightship at 7 o'clock this morning.  Accepted the Cut.  Danville, Penn., October 7.���The  employees of the Danville Rolling  .Mills decided to accept the 25 per  cent cut in their wages against  which they struck last week. The  fires AA'ere started today and AA'ork  will be resumed tomorrow.  OBJECT TO THE TWO PEB CENT TAX  Bubonic Plague in Scotland.  Glasgow, October 7.���A man  who'was brought here from Goven  on the Clyde, -jiist below Glasgow,  and received at the city.hospital on  September 20th, died there today of  bubonic'plague.  I. N. FORD ON THE ELECTIONS  Mine Owners Say it is Unfair to the Men Who  Invested Their Money Here.  Have.  BUT CAN THEY PROVE THEIR CONTENTIONS BY FIGURES  A COMPREHENSIVE  REVIEW  THE CORRESPONDENT.  BY  Says Chamberlain is the Master Spirit"  of the Unionist Canvass   and?  does not Hide His Light.  NFaW Yohk, October 7.���Mr.  Isaac N. Ford, reviews the parliamentary elections in a cable despatch to the Tribune filed at London at 1 o'clock this morning as  follows: "There are no signs'of a  -reaction in the counties against the  overwhelming Unionist "majority  registered in the boroughs. There  are feAver party gains, the opposition winning only one'' seat in  tAventy-four conbests, .that in the  Appleby district of Westmoreland'  where the population -is mainly  agricultural and the Liberal candidate exceptionally popular. The  Unionists - greatly j increase' their  vote in all industrial communities.  The two Durham districts^ which  have been strongholds of Liberalism,  are barely held and the' Liberal  majority in Wansbeck, in Northumberland, is reduced over 2000.  The temper of the masses of work-  a-day England is unmistakable.  It is deeply interested in the Avar  aud has responded with enthusiasm  to the khaki appeal. The Liberals  have gained ground mainly in out  of the way boroughs and sparsley  populated districts.  Sir Robert Reid has. held Dum-  freys burg with slight shrinkage of  his previous majority. This has  been a surprise to the politicians  for he has been a.cousistent Radical,  who has spoken most bitterly  against Mr. Chamberlain and the  South African wai. He lias a strong  hold upon the affections of his constituents. Mr. Asquith's majority  iir"Fifeslrire"h;aTbeTh=^euT51ed7_this_  tribute was well earned for he never  swerved from his attitude of loyal  support of the cause of the empire.  The elections have greatly increased  the prestige of Mr. Chamberlain.  The ministerial ..majority, according  to most careful estimates, will not  fall behind that of the last elections,  and as ho has been attacked as the  author of the Avar, affronted with  charges of having been blackmailed  by Cecil Rhodes' lawyer, and even  taunted with making money oub of  admiralty contracts, this victory is  particularly'his OAvn.  This is one of the penalties of a  campaign of slander. The victim  of abuse i.s honored and exalted  AA'hen his enemies are overthrown.  Mr. Chamberlain continues to speak  nightly in doubtful districts, and  eA'ery morning ho sends a sheaf of  helpful or congratulatorydispatches  to candidates. Ho is the master  spirit of tho Unionist canvass and  does nob hide .his light.- His influence in the next parliament AA'ill be  greater than ever, and he knows  how to extend it and obtain virtual  control of the Unionist cabinet and  press. His position in the cabinet  is the prime factor;pf. the problem  of reconstruction which lord Salisbury must speedily solve. The  opinioii i.s gaining ground that he  AviII remain in tho colonial office  unless sir Michael Hicks-Beach retires from the treasury. The argument Avill be that his office avos constantly undor fire from bhe opposition, and that he must not retreat  from it when his course has been  vindicated by the country, but remain and settle the South African  question in his own way.  John O. Regan, superintendent of  the Last Chance," one of the famous  mines in the Slocan, was in Nelsou  on Saturday.      In a general eon-  ATer8atioh with a Tribune man he  said that the   mine had resumed  .shipments,   all the   buildings and  plant destroyed by the recent fire  having been replaced ; in fact, the  property is now in-better shape for  economical AA'orking than ever before.     The big tunnel is well under  way, and when it reaches the vein,  the mine will be opened to- a depth'  of 1000 feet.  V Mr. Regan has been iu the country since lS90,'and is Avell posted on-  the conditions prevailing here. Like  all other men intrusted Avith the  management of mines, he says that  the 2 per cent tax uoav imposed by  the "province on the output of  metalliferous mines is-unfaii. To  back up his contention, he cites the  Last Chance as an ��� example. The  value of' the ore produced by that  mine, for argument's sake, is placed  at $100 a ton at the mine. The cost  of freight and smelting is placed at  $21 a ton. This leaves'$79 on which  the 2 per cent tax is.to be paid.  Tho tax Avould therefore be $1.58 a  ton. The mine management claim  that they employ 80 men, aa'Iio  under present conditions mine 100  tons of ore a Aveek, and the cost of  mining the ore is .placed at $10 a  ton. They contend that,it is .unfair to levy a tax on.this $10;_ that  the tax should be levied on the-net  '-.'i'i  FIRST   SHOOTING  A'alue of   the  ore;    or,   in . other *  AA'ords, that the tax should be 2 percent on $30 instead of $79 a ton.'1.* ;$  Taking $100 as.the .actual valued;  of Slocan ore, and $21 as*"the'actuaL&  sum paid for freight and treatment,  -a mine that ships' 100 tons a week,; ;  and keeps' the shipments at that .  rate for a year, will pay the" prov- -  ince $8216 iu taxes, and make a net  profit of $194,58'!.   This does not ^  seem to be unfair taxation, whenlit. .  is considered that the cost of mar- ~  kebing Slocan ore has been reduced -  anywhere from- $5 to $10   a- toiv'  through the building of railways -.'  iuto the   district largely through', ���  bond   subsidies   and   land   grants *'>  frorii tiie province. '   ; ~   ���"  Compare the taxes paid by the'".���  producing mine with the taxes paid" -  by the producing saAvmilk A saw- * '%  mill cutting and selling 4.0,000 feet ;?��$  of lumber a day pays the"province'- '--*  50 cents oh each and every thousand L*;'*v  feeb of logs scaled in the mill-pond * -"-;/  or mill yard. The cost of layiug.a '7"^'  thousand feet of ,logs doAvn'at li'-'J  sawmill in Kootenay is $5, and the? -  cost of sawing the logs into.lumber//  is $2. This leaves a margin of,$3 a,;"?-i|  thousand to the-millman, out tof..,/-*  which he-must "pay" the province 50.-."'*;  cents. If the millman runs his mill," Hx  six days a Aveek and every, week'in' -j.';_i  the year, he Avill have used up'12,-. -r-fi  480,000 feet of logs; will haye paid-:/:?  the province $0240 ,in taxes, and" H,'^  have a neb profit of .$31,200:*"' 'V-"- -  J f the above is a fair presentation  of the case, the mine owners of the  Slocan have, to' use a  pres'si6n7?'"nd Jack coming,  as 'taxatibnns concerned.   _  "    ' ...iS1  ^��r  'Ml  common ex-. /,_,,.  as'far ~..'i_  I! ������� Yjvpsreifl-'af? f^l&frk;' why  iooy[ jo spejpuu.il..   ,y -.nent ifor.  That Has Occurred'in Nelscv  William Miiller' AA'as shot and  badly injured yesterday afternoon  by Fred Hoard, otherwise known  as "the French cook." The reason  of the shooting has not developed,  but it is said that it arose out of a  card game that took place on Saturday, in Avhich Hoard dost money.  Midler Avas shot in the abdomen  and iioaa' lies at the general hospital  in a critical condition. Hoard Avas  arrested by chief of police Jarvis  within a few minutes of the trouble  and is confined in the city lockup.  The weapon used was a "S-calibre  Smith & Wesson. Three shots  AA'ere fired, only one Inking effect.  William Muller, the victimjo.lLtho-  "shooting, has been in Nelson for a.  couple of mouths. He is the OAvner  of the Queen s hotel at Clurksburg,  Ontario, and has a wife and family  there. Some months ago he rented  the hotel and came Avest to look  over the country. Since coming to  Nelson he has spent most of his  time at Joe Howson's store on Baker  street, waiting on customers and  looking after the business generally.  Muller is said, by-those- who knoAV  him, to be a quiet, respectable man,  Avho gambled but little.  Hoard has been in the city for a  month or six Aveeks. -Prior to that  time lie was employed as a cook by  Mrs. Gorman, avIio runs a boarding  car on the Balfour extension. This  statement is made on the authority  of a couple of men avIio identified  the prisoner after the arrest.  Yesterday afternoon -Muller Avas  at the Bodega.   Tiie proprietor Avas  in bhe front part of the room Avhen  Hoard- came in.    Hoard   used vile  language and was ordered to leave  the house at once.    "All   right," ho  said, "if 1 can't uso my'mouth, I'll  go up to my room and take a sleep."  AVith this  lie  started toward   the  back door.    On reaching  the  door  of   the  room  Avhero   Muller    Avas  seated,   Hoard   turned  in,  and    a  moment later three shots rang ont.  Mr. Robinson, the proprietor of the  Bodega, ran back and found Hoard  and Muller alone.     Muller AA'as partially behind Hoard and had   both  arms around him.     Hoard had tho  revolver in his right hand Avith the  muzzle'pointing around to tlio  left  an inch or two from Midler's body.  Robinson's first move Avas to wrench  the  revolver   from  Hoard's  hand.  His attention was then directed to  c.nt  111  e.ira jdressed  3[)  ,IOj  the'.'.,  and'".  "u;  4,One of *:  AFFRAY-^*41  ,'#utu.iiiq;[ips ��,iv  ''&Vvu\li.Kn(_\S pu�� ��n.i  the wound in'MiuWl  the bullets Avent through the glass,  door of the room about the height  of a man's head ��� the - other' lodg'edv  in   the   AvoodAvork   a "couple lof  feet from the floor, Avhile the third  entered Muller's body.   When tho  physicians had arranged a dressingv  and stopped  the hemorrhage,-Mul-"  ler was carried to the general hospital on-a stretcher.    He"AA'as conscious and  rational, though treak  from the loss   of blood.     At the  hospital Muller stated that he did  not know the man Avho AA'ielded llio  gun.  .Meanwhile Hoard   Aveiit   to  the  Klondike hotel, on Vernon street,  and tojdJthemen^about^tlie^placo^  that he. had killed a man, pointing  to tho blood on his hands in proof  of his statement. Chief of police  Jarvis was on Vernon street and  Avent into the Klondike a few minutes after Hoard arrived. The  chief did not knoAV of the shooting  and supposed the fellow to be bluffing. Hoard, kept, one hand  hi'."his" hip. pocket and warned  the officer to keep away remarking  that lie --Avon Id kill someone else if  he got a rope round his neck. Under  pretense of handing him a pack of .  cigarettes Jarvis put the handcuffs  on-him. Just as the arrest was  made Mr. 'Robinson came in and  confirmed tho report as tq_ the  shooting. Hoard,Avas taken to tho  lockup. On being searched his  effects gave no clue to his identity.  The only money he had Avas 25  cents. At the lockup he cursed the  oflicers roundly and otherwise  acted as though drunk. Twenty  minutes after the door. AA'as locked  tlio prisoner fell asleep and re-  majued in that condition until 5:30  o'clock when he awoke, and talked  at random for a few moments,  making no reference fco the episode  of the afternoon.  The police AA'ere informed that  during tho morning Hoard said to  Malcolm Ross, a foreman on the  Balfour extension, "I am. going to  kill a man today." While being  locked up he said to the officers,  "I Avish 1 had killed half a dozen  moro of you."  A Million Dollar Mino.  Bakkk Citv, Oregon, October 7.  The Red  Boy mine  near this city  has boon sold to an English syndicate.   The price is a million dollars.  '..'   :���������:-���.-'.   ..-".,* .":���; )>wi wi-^i ''-'-��jt-i-j.-, *;���-��� -VJ.x&zjx M,i j  THE TRIBTTM:-NELSOK EC MONDAY OCTOBER S 1900U  j__i-_i  HUDSON'S BAY  i   COM PAN Y. ���  BNCORPORATED 16T0.  STILISH  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 $7.50 to $8.50  1000 tons a day will pay the province $18,250 in taxes during a year.  A sawmill cutting 100,000 feet of  lumber a day AA'ill pay the province  $1S,2;")0 a year in taxes. Yet the  coal mine and sawmill owners must  sell the product of their mines and  mills in competitiA'e markets. Not  so with the owners of mines that  produce gold and copper. Gold has  a standard A'alue, and the price of  copper does not fluctuate as much  as does tho prico of cither coal or  lumber. Tho province cannot bo  run without rovenue, and no good  reason can bo given Avhy mines producing gold and silver and copper  and lead should not be made pay a  fair share of the revenue required.  At the next session of the legislative assembly bills will be introduced that Avhen passed will repeal  all acts that now give lawyers a  dead cinch and special protection,  Lawyers will then be on the same  footing ns other trades and crafts.  9fe f&vibiim.  ,   The   Triuuxr   may   not  knoAV  anything Avhatever about provincial taxation, and if Jay I'. Graves  of .the   Grand   Forks    smelter   is  quoted correctly in -the- press, he  knows a great deal less than The  Tribune.      The   Cascade   Record  slates that Mr. Graves in an  interview at Rossland, said:    "We Avill  " haA'e to'restrict the output of-our  *' mines, because Ave cannot afford  " to pay the provincial government  " a tax of 25 cents a ton on ore that  " returns us a net profit of HO cents  *' a ton.    Smith Curtis was the only  " member of  the legislature that  _" presented the right vjcav of. the  " question when  ib Avas being dis  " cussed   in   the   house."     If  the  ���words quoted above   are the   expressed opinions of Mr. Graves, Mr.  Graves is evidently trying to mislead  the public.    As a matter of  fact, Smith Curtis in discussing the  question stated that the Boundary  district ores   contained  values of  gold and copper aggregating $7.75  a ton, and that   the freight and  treatment   charges    amounted   to  ��   $5.50 a ton.    If this is a statement  of fact, the output of the mines  OAvned by tho syndicate .of. .which  Mr. Graves is manager is taxed the  enormous sum of SIX AND ONE-  HALF CENTS A TON.    To make  it plain to the people of the province, who are alone interested in  the question of provincial taxation,'  th'e owners of the low-grade mines  in Kootenay and Yale will.be called  onto pay, in lieu  of all  taxes on  their mining property, less than ten  cents for each ton of ore mined and  sold.       Surely ." this     will    not  Avork      a      great    hardship     on  mine    owners.     The     low-grade  mine    that    has    an    output    of  1000 tons   every day  during   the  year will bo required to pay the-  province $23,705 a   year in   taxes,  provided the ore is worth  $.%25 a  ton over and above the sums paid  for hauling it to and treating if) at  A smelter.  tJi coal mine with an output of  NELSON MINES AND MINING  Mining Magnates iu Nelson.  J. C. Drewry of Rossland, general  manager of the Canadian Gold  Fields, Limited, Avas in the ciby on  Saturday with several Avell knoAvn  Canadian capitalists. They wero  George Sumner of Montreal, president of the company, J. C. Hodgson  of Montreal, secretary, and R. K.  Hope of Hamilton, a member of the  board of directors. Tho first two  gentlemen are the senior members  of the firm of ..Hodgson, Sumner &  Co., one of the -leading AA'holesale  drygoods concerns in the Dominion,  and all three are heavy shareholders in the Canadian Gold Fields.  This company is rapidly becoming  one of the most extensive mining  syndicates in British Columbia and  its various -ventures ��� to date haA-e  turned but unusually well.  Within the last day or two  Mr.  Drewry was apprised of a most important   strike   on'-.the   Cbmmon-  Avealth group   recently /purchased  for $50,000 from T. G. Procter of  Nelson   and   others.      When   the  Canadian Gold Fields-took hold of  the property a contract was let for  100 feet of sinking:-*  This lias been  progressing   steadily{and   an   ore  body was encountered last   week  which will place the Commonwealth  on a level with the richest mines of  the Kootenay if the body proves to  be   continuous.     Specimens taken  across the face were sent to Nelson,  and on being assayed gave returns  of   20   per   cent   copper   and   170  ounces of silver, over $102 per ton  in all.    The importance of tho discovery can readily be  appreciated.  At present, however, the Sb. Eu-  geue Consolidated at Moyie is the  best property OAvned by the Canadian Gold Fields, aud is easily the  finest concentrating  proposition in  British Columbia.    The pay roll at  the Sb.  Eugene now numbers 320,  of which 100-are employed on development exclusively.     The con-  cenbrator is  turning out 400 tons  daily.    This  output is shipped to  the   American   Smelter   Company  - . -J_J_.1_._- -_._���_. 8UU.I  \  WUson's  I invalids9  Port  Specially recommended  for .dyspepsia, ��� Joss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  from; whatever , cause-,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,     malaria  -     and genoral debility.  '--Women' complain   of  n  tired feeling.   Wilson's Invalid's Port  is. immediate  and" cllleafliouH, leaving no  Harmful uH'eot*.  Men will llnd It particularly .valuable as a reslora-  I ive and a strengt.henor nf  Llie body and nerve system  Wo recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COSlPANY  Nelson, U. C.  C.W.West&CO.  COAL!      WOOD I  and nebs the St. Eugene $45 per ton.  The new flume to : the mill is in  working order aud an abundant  supply of water is assured under  any circumstances. This Avill preclude in future any curtailing of  output such as occurred during  August and September as a result  of the drought. A gravity tram  has been started recently rwhich  conveys the ore from the Moyie  claim to the upper level of the  Lake Shore, Avhence it is dropped  through the ore chutes to the lower  level and remoA'cd by mule tram to  tho mill. Messrs. Summer, Hodgson and Hope spent several days at  Moyie last Aveek and were delighted  wibh the condition of affairs at the  mine. c  Excellent reports'are also to hand  from the sunset group, a Slocan  property bonded some time ago to  the Canadian Gold Fields. Eighteen men have boon at Avork on the  property for several months and it  is showing up well. Development  has been carried on by drifting on  the, load and according to Mr.  Drewoy,-, suflicient ore has been  taken out in the course of this work  to recoup the company for its outlay to date.  Miscellaneous.  Joe llnland has resigned his position as superintendent of the Venus  mine and will be connected Avith a  property in tho St. Mary's district  for the win tor.  The 13. A. C. company of Rossland  has a group of claims adjoining the  Ymir mine on which development  will be carried on this winter. A  compressor plant working on a now  principle has been installed and was  started last Aveek.  Another party of meu Avent out  to the May and Jennie property on  Saturday to strengthen tho creAV  already on the ground. A permanent camp is to be constructed,  cabins erected aud a trail cut to  enable pack horses to reach the  property until the Forty-nine creek  wagon road is opened for teaming.  J'. ,T. Fleu tot's engineer believes the  May and Jennie to be one of the  most promising properties in the  Nelson district and development is  to" be carried on extensively this  winter.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows.  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring"  local and coast.' "  Newel Posts  Stair Rail &  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  Ilf WHAT yOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK     -  WK WILL MAKE IT KOK VOU  CALL AND GET PRICES,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LARK STREKTS, NKLSON  .Roeto-RicoLumber0a_  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AUD VERNON BTRKKT8  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stocky  AVe 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.  Hard Coal  Anthracite  S9.65jgSSr*8���^ ' 36.15  rDJErjrvEjiiiHiD  AGKNTS IMPERIAL  OIL COMPANY, Lm  No order can ho accepted unions accompanied  by caHli. ._________���.������.:��� 'i  Oflicc:   Corner of Hull  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  '":.���.��� AT -     ���. ���������'���  G. 0. Buchanan's  p_t$*��gt___-  -���f- >>'''���? "������^S  l ~^r^m_\'m\ 'n_:"it''__''_t' _T'C 1__'&'1_'__['&'&''__7��'^'^'m_i'& ���\V>'>->'a-Sl'>>'a>.^.^^^^-^.^.-��..^.o.i..^.^.>...��.��..<��.'.  Mr  to  to  to '.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  to  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  FKiBIj  CO.  *����w^w^v^i^M^��^vv^^M%^vlv<A^>^^^i��w^^tf'  DRY GOODS AND CARPETS  AT EASTERN PRICES.  FRED  IEYINB &  CO.  ^"^'���a^^'"^''^'^"^''^''^'-^ '0.0.0  a -?_\99" 0-0-0-0-0-0-09-0-09-0-0-0-0-0it_9r&-**-��. 0-0-0-0  ffsPsPfffPffsrc  *:*:��:*:'  to  iti  iti  iti  to  fto  to  iti  iti  to  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  to  to  iti  iti  to  iti  to  iti  iti  iti  to  to  to  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  iti  to  to  i  321 to 3.11 Raker Street, Xc'.roii.  American an,d European Plans.  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO f 1  QUEEN'S HOTEL  .    . BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  SAW &  NELSON  PLANING  MILLS  Limited.  We aro 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, SHIP LAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS. WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND^SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED. VERANDA POSTS  STOREFRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing1 elsewhere.   Large 'comfortable bedrooms and  first-class  dliilng-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  W|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  r.ATK OV THIS HOVAI. ROTBT,, CAMAKT  EVERY  AT  DAY  _HE1  !'.���  BIG   SCHOONER  Heer or Halt-anA-half only  FACTORY   OEFICE :_CORNER_HALW.ND- FRONT-STREETS. ���-������.  HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B. C.  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS..  rPHORPE & CO., LIMITED.-Corrier.Vernon  * and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealors In mratcd waters and  fruit eyrups. Sole agents for .Halcyon Spina's  mineral water.   Telephone UO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES. .  TXT F. TEETZEL "& .CO.-Cornor Baker and  ��V ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholosale doalers in   assayers" supplies.  Agonts for Donver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING  CO.���Cornor Baker and Hall streets, Nol  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kooto  nay Belle", brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS & CO.-Baker strept, Ne"son  �����-*��������� wholesale dealers in liquors, -cigars  cement, fire brick, and-Ave clay, water pipe .and  steel rails, aud general commission merohaul.9,  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  TTOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  ���**-   STUUGTIONCOMPANY-Wholfiwledeal-  eis In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, '  fixtures, etc., Houston blook. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.. Straight or  mixed ears shipped to all Kootenay point.-).  Uralnelevatorsatall principal points on Calgary-  hldmonton R. H. Mills at Victoria, New Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  P. Burns & Go.  Wholesale and Retail  nS'M, o. Dealers in Meats  TAYLOR  ��� i  FEED &  PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  street;���Nelson���(George-'-F.���Mot ion's -oid~  sland),   Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 28.    ���    FRESH AND SALT MEATS.-:���,:,,  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street,   Nolson,  wholesale dealers in f roan and cured meal a.  Cold storage.  P.  FRESH   11 If*   COOL  Tho only good Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and SilicaStreets.  House  Baker and Ward  Stroets, Nelson  Lethbridge Gait  A largo stock of flrat-olass dry material on  hand, also a full line of sash, doors, mouldings,  turned work, eto. ���  Factory Work a Specialty  The only hotel In Nelson thab has remained  undor. one management Blnco 1890.        ���  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.   ������������������������    ^      .   / ��������� ;  The bar. is always stocked by the best dom s-  tlo and-Imported liquors''and olgars.' .  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNf.TIOfJ HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Markets at   Nolson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nov  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and!Vancouver. ,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Eodtenay Butclier Co.  ALL KINDS OF       " .;���  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ���"'. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E.   C; TRAVESf W^gGT  orfiwrs>y mail nv.<r,strv_, oaukfol and prompt attwwtjon  Tho best value for tho money In tho market  for~all purposes.    ::       >'���'  '���>-���-     ;.    ;.   ."���*���..  tkkms ___a     W. P. Tikrnkt, General Agent)  Tolepbone H7.   Office with C. D. 3. CbrlBtla.  Yardt  Foot of Hendryx flbraob, Nekton  Jnjh one, (1  Joljn Rae, Agent  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large comfortable, rooms.   Flrnt-class table board.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved lo any part of. the  city.   SiKMjial attciitJon given to heavy teaming.  Office corner Victoria and Ward streets.  Tele-  I phone 193. W. A. COSTELLO, Manager.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNKR BAK-ER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B* G.  OUR  ARE  FILTERS  WLTKRS  IT COSTS BUT ONE GENT  OURCLOSESTS'  ARE NOISELESS  To drop ns a pop!, card that wo may call and give estimates,  Never   have- any  lilnrabing done until you havo seen  It eaves many dollars,  our goods and  onr prices.  OPPOSITE  POOTOFFIOK.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD 8. CO.-CorneriKront and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  ''obhers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  macklhaws and minors' sniulripH.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY;   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.      -         ������   ������ ���-������ ���     -   ������  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Piont street, Nel-  V   son, wholesale grocers.  R. STEWART. & CO.���Warehouses on C. P.  ���   R.  track, foot of Stanley street.  Nelson.  wholosalo doalers in provisions,-produce  and  fruits.  Cold storage.   Agonts -Armour Sc Co.'s  bacon, hams, lard and other products. .  JY. GRIFFIN Sc -CO.���Wont- street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale" dealers   in  provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.   ���  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.���Corner Baker arid Josophino  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Gland  Powder-Co.: -    ��� .      : . .. -t.j .  LAWRENCE HARDWARE' / COMPANY-  ' Baker St., Nelson, wholesale - dealers in  hardwaro arid mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplios, ���������;'.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER; BEEX6N&; CO.-Corner1 Vernon  . .;��� and-Josephino .-streets,, Nels'ojr, wholesale .  dealers in-liquors, oigars and dry goods.' Agonts .  for Pabat Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co-of Calgary.;     ...,L,   .. ���   ���  POWDER, CAPS AND-FUSE.  HAMILTON -^POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and eleotrio  blasting apparatus.   ,  ,,. SASH AND DOORS. , :;  ���MKLSON: SAW : AND PLANING: r MILLS,  XT LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets.  Nelson, manufacturers of and-wholesale'- doalers  In sash and doors; all kinds of faotory woik made  to order. '    '   .���  WINES AND CIGARS. v     .:  CALIFORNIA WINE , COMPANYT'nLIMI.  TED���Corner: Front .and "JHall streets, Nelson,* wholosalo dealers tn wines (case and bttlki  and domestic and Iraportediolgars.  )  1 ^'tf'jiA.fc.^UJ'��w>j  a  '-.'���*****��� ����.-:--��� j -Tito  L���i_ELS61j % CL MO^.DiO_;_JlGtO-BJErRl_a;_1900.  3;  Nelson Futhitiite Co.  /*:  The entire stock of the Nelson Furniture Company  has been purchased by  f Ke OLD CURIOSITY SHOP  and will be Sold at  Tremendous Sacrifice Prices  n  The stock consists of Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums,  Pictures, Upholstered Goods, Fancy Rockers, etc.  Wholesale a_# 'ReWl  Established in Nelson in 1890.  WE   HAVE   THE   STOCK  For Your Business  Wholesale and Retail  EVERYTHING MUST  GO.  Doors Open Thursday Morning, October 4th  and  Maple Syrup  Honey  We have just received a large consignment or Old Settlers' Maple Syrup, the hest  on the market; also some pure Ontario White Clover Honey.   Try it.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JfflfN A. IRVING & CO.  It is to the direct interest of everyone who  visits Nelson this fall to examine our lines and get  our prices before, buying" elsewhere.  A correct knowledge ;of the market's offerings  is of inestimable advantage to buying intelligently.  We make every effort to know and meet the  wishes of our customers.  Our assortment is larger than ever before, and  the newest designs are more attractive.  You are just as welcome when you come to see  us as when you come to buy.  Orders sent by. mail are filled quickly and as  completely as is possible anywhere.  The   Jeweler  Nelson.  As we employ the. best workmen, all our watch and jewelry manufacturing is guaranteed.  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, nil paid up....$12,000,000.00  BBST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  JC. ij. Cloustou G encral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  "-Branches"in London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.       -  Grant Commercial -and* Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.    ~  Savings Bank Branch  CORKENT RATE OF INTKRKSX PAID.^-  DEMOCRATIC   ARISTOCRAT  .������4'w'Wfio Cares Not-forTitles: -  San FranclECo Examiner.  , "I'm a democrat, don't you know;  don't give a rap for titles and. all  that sort of thing. My uncle' is  Lord Brougham and ib is possible  that some day I may have the title  myself; but as I said E am a democrat. I suppose what you really  want to.know is all about n\y wife's  engagement.with tho Metropolitan  Opera company in New York."  The speaker was , very evidently  an Englishman; also a man of education, and yet more likely to be  taken for the democrat he proclaimed himself than the aristocrat  which his name���Brougham���suggested.  Tt was not 1 he news that Miss  Prances Tempest   Graham���other-  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.  ^"wise Mrs. Wilfrid Francis Brougham���had been engaged to sing  Fides in Meyerbeer's "The Prophet"  " at the coming grand opera season  in New York that prompted the  desire- to seek an interview with  her. That fact, which included the  success of a Calfornia giri, was interesting in itself; but then thn  public, is accustomed to hear of the  successes of  California   girls,.land  Jyeariis more for the 'gossip .which  tells of a nativp daughter's chances  of becoming a titled lady.  ������--..Well, it's true. The handsome,  buxom, good-natured singer may  some day discover tliat she is the  spouse of an English lord. Be-  tvveen;her, husband and the title  and estates there hangs but a thin  spun thread of life of a wealthy  cousin, and it may be snipped at  any time. The present lord Brougham is the third baron, Henry  Charles, baron Brougham aiiiLVaui.  He has but.one son,,a. delicate, boy  of- thirteen, and if the youth should  drop out, tiie title;woiild pass to  the eldest son of the presen t lord's  brother���to wit, the Wilfrid Francis  iBrougham aforesaid, musical dilettante and husband of. an opera  singer. When this happens, and if  it/happens, the lady who has so  often played the grand dame on the  stage will bo the real thing off tho  stage.     The   vision   of > title and  ���wealth and a.coat of arms and a  gallery of celebrities, beginning  with the first Brougham, has not  dazzled   Miss   Graham a   particle.  . She does not* seem to care very  much, about the chances of hobnobbing with the nobility���and to  think .that there -are some, native  'daughters-who would care and that  ��� some of them will never have the  chauce!   This is bow she talks :  "I'm1 just going to sing." That is  what I like ; that is what I want to  do and that is how I came to meet,  my husband. Never heard the  story, did you. I had my first engagement in London with the Carl  Boss Opera Company.. ��� It's gone up  now. My husband-was always fond-  of-music���knows all the.operas.by  heart. We met and married, went  to Paris, where I studied, and then  I continued my stage career, and  here I am. There, my husband will  tell you the rest.'.'  With Salasso and others, Mrs.  Graham-Brougham passed into the  California theater and the husband  of the singer remained behind to  produce the telegrams which announced his wife's latest engagement and to proclaim his gratification thereat.  "I don't suppose my people will  like this thing to come out, and-I  don't know how-it got out. We  have been here since January, and  no one found it out before. You  see, I had money onco and went in  for operas and all that sort of thing,  aud when 1 married a singer there  was the deuce to pay, but what do  I care for that? Now, f suppose,  when this thing is made public they  won't like it, either; but my wife.is  jnnrrtisLT^aiul her al5ility~is being  recognized.- She learned all her  operas from me, or rather with me,  and she is making a name for herself, v  The man who may some day be  lord Brougham takes more interest  in his wife's family connections  than his own.  "Why, she's a Californian, you  know. Her father is the commandant of the Soldiers'JIome at Youht-  yille and her brother is secretary ;to  IT. TO. Huntington," so ho rattled  on, and whether the lady is proud  of the fact that her husband is the  scion of a famous English house, it  is evident that he prides himself  not a little on the fact that his wife  is a native daughter and an opera  singer.  True to the profession whicli made  his great grandsire a baron and his  name famous in legal history, Wilfred Francis Broughani is a lawyer  and practiced for a couple of years  iu Nelson, British Columbia.  Imperial Bank of Ganada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest $1,700,000  D. 11. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspecter.  Surpassing1  Display in  Fall Suiting's  ILawyers Are Not Public-Spirited.  Greenwood Miner.  It has always been considered  sound business principles in building up a town for the people to deal  at home as far as practicable. This  principle is strictly carried out in  all the progressive towns of the  west, and i.s to a large extent the  policy of the business men of Greenwood. There are, of course, exceptions to the rule, and the legal  gentlemen of Greenwood are the  exceptions to this rule. Tho lawyers  of British Columbia aro protected  by the laws of the province against  competition from other provinces of  the Dominion.    A barrister from '  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Stroet  J. M. LAY, Manager.  Manitoba, Ontario or Quebec cannot, drop into this .province and  practice - without complying with  the regulations of the Law Society  of British Columbia. ��� It would  naturally be supposed that members of a,profession, secure in .the  protection of. their legal fortifications, would -be patriotic .enough in  return for the protection afforded  them to patronize local industries.  In-the past month upwards of three  hundred dollars worth of stationery  has been received by the legal firms  of the city from- Toronto. The  Times and the.Miner have.been  doing job printing at reasonable  rates; have used their best endeavors  to make the town prosperous; every,  local enterprise has been made  most'of;-the development and other  improvements, in the mines of ..the  district have been brought before  the ^outside world through the  efforts of the local papers, aud the  legal fraternity and other business  interests' were thereby benefited.  .The Times and the Miner each pay  their men $4 a: day. The Toronto  printer gets..$2. The $4 per day-  earned by men in the local, offices  is spent in the city. In all fairness  to the.community at large,-the letter heads, envelopes, business cards,  etc., of the legal firms of the city  _shouldJiav_e_beeii_printed_in_either_  the Times or Miner. Both of the  local papers, during the depression  of. the past five months, have been  "jumping sideways." During this  time the amount of patronage received by either of the local papers  from the lawyers of the city averaged about $1 per month from each  firm, The article is written in explanation to legal gentlemen whose  advertisements do not appear in  this issue. . The Miner, at least, will  try a��d exist without the help of  firms who are not patriotic enough  to support local industries-  lieflections of a Bachelor.       u  fn another, thousand years, probably, the women will have got so  they can purr.  -You never saw a man who would  want to marry a girl whose eyes  really ysparkleci.Hke diamonds."  No girl under 20.thinks her father  and mother are half delicate enough  in the way they treat married life.  Nothing makes a woman sicker  of life than to buy two brand new  hats and then have the other,  women get aip a fad for going  around bareheaded.���New York  Press. ' ���  ��� ' .  A carload, of fine Lincoln bucks  from Ilderton, Ontario, arrived in  Shauiko, Oregon, the other day..  They have wool over eight inches  in length. One of them weighed  242 pounds.  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  - Thorough'' Giir1I.1i, Caliathenlos, Music, Ger-  mau ami -^French'It -required. Fall term commences 3rd September..  Kor particulars apply to -    ������ -  MISS PALMER, Josephine Street),  All the fashionable creations  in Fall arid Winter wear are  included in. my last consignment- of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worst-,  eds, and Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  .    ~,   FRBD..J. SQUIREJ, Manager.   .-���  ARTHU^GEE  MERCHANT' TAILOR.  OPPOSITE  THE   QUEEN'S  HOTEL.  -Large slock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of -tho square shoulder���tho latest  fashion hi coats.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY. BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Mfg. Co.  NKLSON. BRITISH COtUMfir.i   Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE STREET  Nelson.  ~MRS. ENFIELD'S  . . . lov line .-. .  Millinery  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  NOTICE.  To nil delegates lo I ho. Trades and l.:ihor Conn-  ell of volson: A .spociiil "moot lug will In) held at  I liu Minors' L'nion hall at S p. in., Monday, October 8th, ui which very'important business will lie  disc.us.sed, and u full attendance is cai-ni'slly requested, ll. CLAYTON.  ROHERT ROHINSON',  C. ANDERSON,  Executive Committee.  Nelson, 11. C, October Sth. 1000.  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  ���   NELSON, B. C.  Coffoo roosters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted ootfoe of best quality an  follows I     ,.;   -.;.:;        ���   ./.*;'   ._,/,  Java and" Arabian Macha, per pound......$  40  Java aud Mocha Itleml, 8 pound*  1 00  Flue Santos, i pounds  100  Santos Blend, fi pounds.,.'. __ 1 00  Our Special "Blend. 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds..  _...-__, 1 00  A tual order solicited. Salesroom 2 doors east  ot Oddfellows blook. Wnnti Baker nfcreeh.  TO   BUILDING   CONTRACTORS.  The plans and specifications for the all civil ions  of the Phair Hotel ui-e to be seen at the ollice of  Ewart & Carrie, architects, Nelbon.  Bids for the execution of the work will ho received at, the l'hair Hotel up lo li p. in., October  11th, WiO.  The lowest or any tender not ncresearilv accepted. K. 10. P1IA1R.  ' ARCHITECTS.  EWART 'Sc  CARRIE-Arohitocts.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street, Nelson.  ���-       EtjctfKEEjjg;  rjHAltLES PARKEK-Mlnlhg and- milling en-  v/ Rlnear. Turner-Boenkh. Block, Baker trtreob,  Neww.  TO   LET  FURNISHED  Temperance   Hotel  ON  VERNON STREET  HUGH   R.  CAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson.   Agent und Appraiser.  D.J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR _ SALE.  $600 buys two good lots 100x120 on Mill street.  ��200 buys a nice lot, drained and cleared, on Observatory street. ���      -    -       ���   -  82,30 buys a lot jOxlL'O on Mill street.  S2100 takes 7-room house and lot, 45x120. Only  8200 cash wanted, balance ��25 per inonth.  S2200 buys house and lot on Carbonate street  that lets for $3t> per month. $100 or $,>fl0 cash  wanted down.  TO   LET  1-room cottage, l.TO feet from post oflicc; ��12 including water,  House on .Silica street, ��30 : furnished, or $2.1 un  furnished.   Nice house and location.  House���seven rooms, C'cdiir street; $20.  The Leading Scotch Whisky  Oflico in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  Mining stocks  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Hicheli'on, 1000  FOR HALE.  Fix-room house, Uiimo Addition, ?AVl.  A complete set of tiniior'd tools.  Team, hariii'Hi.iiid wagon, $1.10.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, AVAR!) STREKT  ~F0B~SALE-0HEAr  Six lots cornor Observatory and  Hall .streets, drained and cleared,  for building.    Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TOT.OAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  A only G. Tj. T,BNNOX. SnHnltmr. Nelson H.  O  eTpT Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Oillce with C. W. West Si Co., corner Hall and  llaker streetK.  City oillce of tho Nelson Sodawator Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootonay Streeta.  V. O. ItoK Mil. TKMCPHONH NO. K>  a  .P.RITHET&GO.,Ltd.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  piimimpinmmuirnnumiuiiiiuunmi^  OUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider,  THORPE & CO.  trrmi!T��rji����iiniiriirTiriTx��irTTti(Tmririi  R. REISTERER & CO.  HRKWKRS AND IlOTTrjsnS Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  P52BSUn��.,S85?,&i.     Brewery at Nelson  ^_   JhUSTSTJ^-A-JD-  Conl meting Painters, Decora I ora, Papcrhangerfl.  Full line of wall iiupcr, mouldings, elo,   KuIbo-  nilnliiK and Tinting.  Strictly llrst-claHH work.  Kfllimatex fiiniiHlicd.  Residence Mill SIroed,   MTJT Qf��M    R   f!  Opposite School IIouho   Wiil^OVW,  O. V).  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attendod to by a  nratrolaas wheelwright).  Speoial attention Riven to all kind a of repairing and ouBboni work tram outside points.  Shout   H��H u*i.. bntiwoon  Pakflr unit V��rnnn.  A  FBATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODOK, NO. 23, A. K. *; A. M.  Meotu BOcond Wednesday lu eaoh mouth.  Sojourning: brethrou invited.  NIGHTS OKPYTH1AS��� Nelson lodero,No,  25, KnlKhta ot Pythian, moots In I. O. O. K.  HaU, corner Bakor and Kootonay streoU, evory  Tueriday evening at 8 o'clock. Visltlntr Knitflitd  cordially Invited to at tend. F. J. llradloy, C. l\;  J. A. PaqneUu, K. of It. fc S.   NKLSON I.. O. I*. No. 1C92, mootfl In J. O. O. K.  Hall, cornor llakor and Kootonay HtreoU,  lab and 3rd Friday ot each mouth. VIhIUiib  brothern cordially Invited. 11. Robinson, W, \l.  W. Crawford, llocordliiK-Socrctary.  N.KL30N JKR1K, Numbor 22, Fratomal Order  ot KaglOH, ineetri overy booond and fourth  "Wodnesday lnoaoh tnonth in Fraternity HaU.  ���visiting brethren welcome. W. Goanell, Preal  4leub.  ChwloR Proaiier, Secretary,  TRADES   UNIONS.  __,    A-t  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, XV. F. o T''  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, north-''  east cornor Viotoria and Kootonay streets, erery ,  Saturday evening; at 8 o'clock. .Visiting; mem- "  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jame -<:  VVilkcs, Secretary. Union Scale ok \Vjiqe8 ������  KO�� Nelson District���Per,' shift, machine . .  men, ?3.50: hammersmen miners. $3.23; muckers,--?  carmen, shovelers and other underground labor' ,'  ers, $3.00. ��� . ' '..    -  mitADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���Tho'regti- '''  ���*���   lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Jjabor '.  Council will be hold in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tho >.  llrst and   third Thursday of each month, at   '  7.30 p. m.   6. J. Thorpe, President.  J. H. Mathe-'  son, Secretary.        d j       - * *"   ���-  rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union /  x are held'on Wodnosday^ evening-of. each "  week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union hall cor-'  nor Victoria and Kootenay. streots. R. Robin-,-  son, President.  Jamos Colling, Secretary." V *< -  <*e  -M  BARBERS' UNION.-Nolson Union.No. 196,6U  tho International Journeymen" Barber's Union of America, meets evory first and third Mod- .  day of each month in Minor's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and-Kootenay'streets;'at 8:30-p.nu''-  sharp. - Visiting brothers cordially invited-to'  attend. J. H. Matheson, Prosident. W. S. Bol-,  ville, Secretary. ... ;    ��� . ���;;._;-  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNIONS  Tho Bricklayers and Masons' International .  Union No.'3 of Nolson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each "month "at* Miners -Union hall.   '  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary. -   ,  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro .  tectivo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in i  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba- * -  ker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m." sharp-Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W. .'  McFee, President. Poroy Shackelton. Secretary."  '  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION���Tho regular  meeting of the Painters' Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. T. O. Skatbo, Presl-  dent; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  ���t'Jf-M  ������^j-ri  '/�����&  :U  PLASTERERS' UNION���The O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening in- tho  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'clock.' J. D. Mover, presidont: Donald Mo  Tywn. ��>rtrflti*rv*  ESTATE  OF  HENBY A.  GERVAN.  Tn the matter of the estate of Henry A. Gervan.  late of the City of Nelson in the provinco of  British Columbia, deceased.  Notice ia hereby given pursuant, to thn "Trustees and Executors Act," of tho revised statutes  of the Provice of Rritish Columbia, 1897, Cup  187, that nil creditors and others having cUimi  against-tho-estate of the sald-lfcnry���A-Gervun���  who died on or about tlio 29th day of March,  1H00, to solid hy post prepaid, or deliver to Messrs.  GalliliPrfc Wilson, of the paid City of Nelson,  noliritors for Thomas .T. McCammon, the administrator of the personalcstnte and elfects of the  said deceased, or to lhe Bald Thomai J. McCain-  mon ot the City of Nelson aforesaid, tlieir christian and surnames, addresses and description*,  the full particulars of their claims, lhe statement  nf their account1, and Iho nature of the securities, if any, held by them, on or beforo the 20th  day of Octohpr, lHuQ.  Anil further Lake notico Hint after such list  iiieiiLloned date tho said administrator will proceed lo distribute the as--cl-s of the deceased  aiiioiig the parlies ���jntltled thereto, having regard only to thn claims which ho shnll then have  notice, and the said admiiii<itmtor \slll not he  liable for the wild iwicts or any part thereof io  .my person or pers<mn of u-lioso claims notice  hIiu.I1 imi liuvo bocii rccchcil hy him ut. the time  of such (llsti'iliution.  (IALLIHER A; WILSON,  Solicitors for Thonias. J. McCammon, lulmlnis-  I a lor for Homy A. < lorvati, deceased.  Dated this 201 h day of .Septcmhor, 1000.  Si  ESTATE   OF   JAMES   KELLY.  (n the mailer of the estate of James ICelly, late  of the C'lt y of Kelson, in the county of Kootenay,  nroviiice of lirllinh Columbia, livery stablo  keeper, deceased.  Notico I.s hereby given pursuant to the "Trustees and E\.cculors Act" of the Revised Statutes  of the Province of British Columbia, 1867, Chapter IS", that nil creditors and others having  claims against the estate of tho said James Kelly,  who died on or about the 18th day of October.  ISifJ, arc required, on or before the 1st day of l,rc  vemher, 19M, to send by post prepaid or deliver  to .Messrs. Tajlor & Hiiiuiington, of tho City of  N'elson, aforesaid, solicitors of Richard W. Day.  of lhe City ol N'clsoi: aforesaid, tho adminlstru-  lor of the real and personal efleots of the siild dp-  ceus-ed, or to said Richard \V. Day, their Christian and surnames, luldiesseo and descriptions,  Ihc rull particulars of their claims, tliu state  ment of tlieir accounts and llio nature of tho securities. If any, held hythciii. - ,   ,  And further take notice that after such last  mentioned date tho wild administrator villi proceed to distribute the assets'of the deceased  among tho parlies entitled thereto, having re-  j;ard only to the claims which he shall then havo  no!lee. and (lie said administrator will not ba  liable for lhe said assets or any part thereof to  any per.son or persons of whoso claims notice  Hluill not have been received by him at tho timu  of Mich dislrihutiou.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitors for Richard W. Day, administrator,  for .lames IC611y, deceased.  D.iteil thn lllh day ot August, 1900.  -      NOTICE.  The matter of Iho co-partnership of ICelly &  Steeper of Nelson, 11. C. liverymen.  All poisons having claims against the co-parb  nershlp of Kelly & Steeper above named or the  said livery stablo business as carried on under  the name of Kelly & Steeper aro requested to  hand forthwith to Richard \V. Day, thoir names  and full particulars of thoir said claims.  TAYLOR & HANNINGTON.  Solicitor* for Richard XV, Day, Administrator,  .*/  -.^X'-i'X t~2��&Kzlz.xx:!_.  iis^Jzx-KttxasrbtHt&i**  !vsazttxzziz_*___Tzx__tt&v_xxi  jjo��iitz��3sac^u.ML!aait.L��JJi'4i .^  THE TRIBUNE:' NELSON, B. C, MONDAY OCTOBER 8 1900  Queen Vietoria. Chocolates  THEE   BEST   OUsT  THE   MA-BKET  SOLD   OUSTI/ST   BTT  so cBosra? boxes  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fall Clothing-Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our   stock   is  complete   in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  217 AND 210 BAKRR STRKKT. NKLSON.  ffl  to  to  to  mt  m-<  '&  TO  Contractors w  Builders  78.  to  to Having disposed of -our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we W  il(^. bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage Ifl/U  jm which has been extended us during our career in Nelson.    We ean ^  jro only say that those traits which have built up tor us and maintained jm  ;2U our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout jjk  W by the new firm.' We therefore take great pleasure in recommend- vl  to ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who W  fffe may honor him with their patronage. -. to  to Thanking you for past favors, r to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  T.  G. PROCTER,  Late Managing Director.  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  to  to  To the Public...  to  to  to  .to  to  'to  .to  to  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick & ^  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance jjm  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My ^  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest W  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger R$-  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a 0jjtl  lower figure. {j$\  It is our intention to. install machinery to manufacture our Qj$  marble products,.and next season we shall be in a position to supply /ra  . these products at reasonable rates. '    M  We shall also keep on hand a* stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, fljjft  Tiles and Cement. m  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the ^  Spokane'Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also'^i  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building ;&  stone- s  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and $$,  Builders. to  ERNEST MANSFIELD, to  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. 0iJIl  Successors to V_\[?  '���    ' The West Kootenay Brick ������� Lime Co., Ltd. jffl\  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. M  g$*    &  ^&-t=>-i  NELSON OPERA HOUSE  October 15th, 16th and 17th.  The MIKADO  ... 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.  New Fall Goods  New Dress Goods in Tweed, Costume Cloth, Homespun  and Black Goods.  Shirt Waists in Corduroy Flannel Mercerised Sateen  and Flannelette.  A large range of Black  Dress Skirts.    Underskirts from $1.25 to  $7.00.   Latest styles in Ladies' and Children's Jackets.  Children's Flannelette Underwear.  Our  Clothing,  Gents'  Furnishings, and   Boot and  Shoe  Stock is  complete.  -We have the celebrated Gangs' Mackinaw  Jackets and Pants.  A full line of Rubber Goods.  GITY LOCAL NEWS  Tlio Mansfield Manufacturing  Company received an extensive  shipment of limo from tlieir Kaslo  quarries on Saturday.  The lacrosse match at New Westminster on Saturday resulted in  another victory for the home team,  Westminster scoring nine goals to  Winnipeg's three.  W. HfJiullock-Webster, chief of  provincial"police, returned yesterday from itossland after looking  up witnesses in criminal cases coming .before the assizes. A large  number of Itossland people have  been summoned to give evidence.  Good minstrel shows are always  popular, and Gorton's New Orleans  minstrels form one of the best burnt  eork combinations that has taken  the road since "the time when Jack  Haverley was iu liis prime and  Billy Emerson's .iokes were new.  They are billed to appear in the  Nelson opera house on October 12th  aud 13 th.  Judge Korin leaves this afternoon  for "Rossland to accompany the golf  team to Spokane where they are to  play a Spokane team tomorrow.  The members of the Canadian team  as arranged at present are: Judge  Forin, captain;-Messrs. Dickson, Mc-  Naughton, Cowan and P. McL.  Forin of Rossland and Dr. Carruthers of Kevelstoke. Several  others are expeeted to accompany  the golfers.  Another case has been added to  the ciiminal list for the assizes. In  Regina vs. Hocking the defendant  was to have had a speedy trial, but  the case will now remain oyer to  the assizes. ��� The charge is bigamy  committed at Moyie. George Bulko,  the lad sent to the reformatory  from Slocan City, is held here pending the arrival of further instructions from the department ��� of  justice.  The Nelson firemen havo a benevolent fund, the existence of which  is not known to the majority,-of  citizens. AN donations received  from parties whose property has  been saved by the brigade or sums  received by the department as a  whole are turned into this fund and  from it members of the brigade are  assisted in sickness or accident. The  proceeds of the Alba Heywood concert" on Wednesday night will go  iuto tho fund, and citizens attending will -support a worthy cause,  outside of witnessing a performance  which is said to be unequaled in  the entertainment line.  RAILROAD AND STEAMBOAT  The New Turntable.  The big turntable for the new  roundhouse will be placed in position today. Tt is seventy feet in  diameter and so mounted that one  hostier can   swing   a. locomotive  around to any of the stalls with  ease. The operation of setting up  the turntable is a delicate one, as  ranch i1 depends on having the  weight properly pivoted. A number of bents for the building are in  position and the work is progressing rapidly. The excavations for  the passenger and freight depots  are under way and the contract for  the latter building will probably be  let today. .,  Stoam Shovel Again^at Work.  The steam shovel is hard at work  in the C. P. R. yards and is gradually removing tho bluff at the foot  of Railway street, the material  from which is now being placed  along the Crow's Nest siding, where  another track is to run. Fifty or  Bixty feet of Vernon street has  been dug out and the only approach  to the depot is by way of the now  extension to Baker street. On Saturday eighty carloads of material  were taken out.  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  A; FERLAND & CO,  Tied up Craft.  Among the craft tied up at the  eity wharf yesterday were the Hercules, Halys, Marion, Red Star and  Angerona. The Hercules has recently been equipped' with a search  light and sundry touches of paint,  which give her an exceedingly  smart appearance. She is towing  lime rock for the Trail smelter,  pressure of business having caused  the management to doubls  its standing order for lime rock.  The Halys steamed in yesterday  afternoon with a barge containing  several hundred cords of wood for  THEO tyADSO/f, Proprietor.  Baker Street,, Nelson.  a local dealer. She is a neat little  craft and is getting a liberal share  of the lake business. The Marion  made her regular run to'������Crawford  bay returning in the evening. The"  trip ���with regular allowances for  landings-takes'-eight hours. The  craft is comfortably fitted-rip for  passengers and her owners have  consulted the convenience of the  public iii arranging her hour of departure at 8 a.m. The Red Star is  the Ontario Powder Company's  boat, and is used largely foi' carrying powder to lake, points. The  Angerona belongs to captain Bush  and lias been tied up here since the  big camps on the Balfour extension  closed down. She is a speedy craft  and came to Kootenay lake some  years ago from the coast wifch an  alleged ��� record in the Chinese  smuggling line.  , ���  Troup's New Launch.  The work of setting up captain  J.W. Troup's new launch has been  commenced afc Hale's boathouse  and the steel frame is now in position. A feature of the frame is  that every third or fourth rib is  continued six or eight feet above  the gunwale to support a cabin or  canopy as may be.desired, thus securing the maximum degree of  rigidity with, the minimum of  weight. In" size and strength the  craft will excel,1 anything, ever attempted in the launch line in the  interior of the province.  WORK ON THE REFERENDUM  A Ten-Stamp Mill.  J. E. Saucier of Rossland, one of  the largest holders . of Referendum  shares, was in the city yesterday  and confirmed the report as to the  recommencement of work on the  Referendum. The Forty-nine creek  wagon road will be continued past  the May arid,,Jennie group to the  Referendum, the latter company  having contributed $500 tp the  cost.' The company has a ten-  stamp mill bought and paid for and  the plant will be delivered on the  ground and set1; up as soon as the  new road affords transportation  facilities. Since" the present company took over the group about  $7000 has beeirsexpended in development and a large amount -of  medium grade'free milling ore is on  the dump and blocked out in the  workings. Mr. Saucier states that  the capacity of,i the mill will probably be increased by ten additional  stamps at once. The company is  assured that they have a first-class  property in the Referendum and  will proceed without delay to place  it on a productive basis.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply-Merchants  Bank of Halifax.       ;.  ���Nieely-F.urnished-Roonis���corner-  Vernon nml Cedar streets.  For Sale���A steam.yacht. Cheap.  Applj' Geo. S. Beer, Agent, Oity.  For Rent���Offices.   Apply to A.  H. Buchanan, Bank of Montreal.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on -Vernon street. Telephono  call 35.  ������'���'������'���������'.  For     Rent���$ tore   in   Tremont  Hotel Mock. Apply- to Alalono &-Trcgillns,  Tremont hotel.  To Let���Rai'Ty next month, store  In brick block with cellar./ Apply C.'W. West S.  Co., corner Hall and Baker streeta. C"',  Large well furnished   rooms to  let. Apply rooms 1 arid'6'Mncdonaltl building,  corner.losephino and VnriinnetreetH.  To Let���Furnished rooin afc reas-  ablu figure; private board next. door, h'ourth  houso above cily hnll, Victoria street.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  cottago. Water, electric light and sewerage.  Apply toMrs. CroRHdnllo, Observatory stree1". ���  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air.- .Mrs; Ogilvie, north  sido Carbonate street between Josephine and  Ward.  To  Let���Seven-roomed  cottage ;  at $25; all conveniences'; near corner of Victoria  and Cedar streets. Apply to .1. Coxhead, Victoria street.  Wanted^About November 1st a  position as Rtehojj'rdpher by a young lady. Speed  14(1. Rxporienced'typewriter. Apply to Business  College, Mrs. Rattray.  w-  H.   BTEBS  &   GO.  3STELS03ST  SA8LO  s^iisrrDOiisr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES   ��>,  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TRLRI'IIONR!!? , Store, Corner Baker and .losephinD St reel.  PERSONAL.  W. N. Brayton and wife, of Kaslo,  are in the city,  Duncan Grant of Silverton is in  tho city.  Mark Manley of Slocan cifcy, is in  Nelson on business. - - ;; ���������.:...-���  P. F.  McCarthy and M.  J. Mori-  arityot Ymir are registered at i.lia Queen s Hotel.  George W. Hull  and J.  W. Van  Dyke of Toledo, Ohio, aw registered at. the Hotel  .Hume.' .        o  .tames . T. Yates of the 'Giant  Powder Company Iuih returned to tiie city al'lor  a lengthy trip through the Slocan.  The Athabasca management announces thafc 'fche second call for 1  shilling per share, as arranged under the scheme of reconstruction, is  duo October 18th. Tn the case of  Canadian shareholders where the  first call has been paid, the receipt  for the second call will be issued in  lieu of a dividend, and where fche  second call has been paid fche dividend will be paid. This practically  means that the second call has been  cancelled.  Nelson Opera House  October 12th and 13th.  Famous  GORTON'S  .. MINSTRELS  WHITE  PEOPLE  t'uhshxt  NEWEST  COSTLIEST . .  UP-TO-DATE  Features  A Show of Unusual Excellence.  TOP  LINERS  3-... B^OTNERS .[^FORD ... 3  European /lerobatie /T\aruel8   .  Of,Symonds-Hughes -  IJastus.  ED.  pO/     .....  He with the Eccentric  Legs.  FRED  S^/1)IDJ  Sweet Tenor.  Pleasing Comedian.  <?H/*��. U/^N    Balladis'.  '���  J. \if\V\UE BHICQS  I    Premier Basso.  OOIfJOff ar?d  iEE  The Princes of High Class Musical Comedy   \N��....  Great Crescent Cit/ Quartette  MATCHLESS STREET PARADE.  Prices, $1.00, 75 and  50 Cents  Right on-Time  is the man with a good  watch���right there whenever he is due.  Wc arc Belling a watch for SI0.00 that is a  faithful and reliable; companion, lt ia sold  miller a guarantee that gudianteos, and there  la no other walcii'as good for the price. AVe  would like to show it to yon.  Patenaude Bros.  WATCHMAKERS.  STOVES!       STOVES!  -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  Our Wagon  \i)  ii)  ii)  ii)  \i)  ii)  ii/  ii/  Ts busy all day and every  day making prompt deliveries of good groceries to wise  people. Do you buy here?  If you have not been doing  so here -nro a few things  that, will tempt you to our  doors, or to your telephone, and will help you in preparing  breakfast. Grape Nuts, Germia, Jtalston's Breakfast Food,  Self Rising Buckwheat Flour, Shredded Whole Wheat. Biscuits  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Jg   Telephone IO 185 Baker Street  0"^ST09T0709^S^SS999 ^���S.C-'S-<5.ff.<5-C.^.^,.frfe-  P. O. Box 577  Phone 8  Wm. Hunter & Co.  SUCCESSORS TO  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE CO., Limited.  Staple and Fancy  GROCERS  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street,  NELSON  m  to  ���to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  To our Customers...    f  ' and the Public in General to  "���:/��������� to  We having this day disposed of our business to Messrs. Wm. (|\  Hunter & Co., we bespeak for them a continuance of that liberal fjji  share of patronage which'has been extended us during our busin- ffc_  ess career in Nelson. AVe ean only say that those traits which jffji  have built up for us and maintained the reputation for honest /M  and reliable dealings will be continued throughout by the new M\  firm.' .We therefore take great pleasure in recommending them h\  to all our old customers, and also any new ones who may honor jfA  them with their patronage. ���   k\  Thanking you, one and all for past favors, we are, ��� to  .-.-���-..' to  The Western Mercantile Co���ttd.jJJ    m  4V  Nelson, October 3rd  mttktw _mK t_n  To the Public...  %  vl/  ii>  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii)  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii/  ii)  ii)  ii)  ii)  ii)  \��>  on  ii)  ii)  ii)  \��/  Having this day taken over the business of The Western ify  Mercantile Co., Limited, of Nelson, we beg to ask for a contin- >*'  nance of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them., iff ,(  Our aim will be at all 'times to supply you with groceries at ��IV \  lowest possible prices. Being in a position to buy goods in larger *fi J  ti/ . Q'^tft'ies than any other house in Nelson, we will therefore give ��*> \  \_'l ^ou the benefit of the margin., iii  \i/ 'The staff iwhich has waited on you in the past will continue \|/  \jl'/ to do so, and they will spare no pains in making their dealings yjff  ,\fo both pleasant and profitable to you. - \J/  M) To those who have not-honored the retiring firm with a share Uf  ii) of their patronage,We would ask you to call, and leave, at least, W  ii) a trial order, when you will be convinced our prices are the lowest 11/  li) and our goods are the best. w  U/ WM' HUNTBR & CO., $  ^|y Successors to :       \i/  i^i The Western Mercantile Co., Limited, {ft  M Staple and Fancy Grocers       NELSON.   _-    />#  7*_^D*t__V*t-  IE3 LJ  ^4l  HUME ADDITION  LOTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY, Agents  W*____7*____fs____7*____y*.  $S$j&S3.��iJh  ' :^ZZL'^j^?*3%.+~


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