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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  \iiii I  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  WEDNESDAY MQBNING OCTOBER 24  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  THE YERDICT WAS WELL  A Remarkiable Scene in Court When the Jury Found  Young Chenoweth Not Guilty.  THE LITTLE PRISONER THE MOST UNCONCERNED OF ALL  The Chenoweth murder trial  vound up with a genuine sensation  j eirei-day afternoon. "When the  rase whs turned over to the jury  foreman Gilchrist rose in his 'seat  Mild announced that the jury had  already arrived at a verdict, which  was" "not guilty." The crowded  courtroom broke into hearty cheers  and applause. Hats were thrown  into the air, feet were stamped and  the enthusiasm prevailed for several minutes. The court .officials  shouted for order, but their appeals  could not be distinguished. Altogether the scene was such as has  not been witnessed in a British Col?  uuibia courtroom within the knowledge of any of the counsel present  yesterday. The case.itself was of  an unusual nature, and t the outcome lifted it away above the commonplace. It was noticeable that  t.he reproof administered ' to the  spectators by Mr. justice Walkem  was of a mild nature.  The most unconcerned person in  the room was Ernest Chenoweth,  the seven year old boy in the dock.  He played with a watch uutil the.  continual falling of the timepiece  on the floor annoyed the court and  it was taken away. Then he was  given a piece of elastic and this  served to amuse him for the balance  of the day. The boy's mother sat  beside A. If. MaeNeill, Q.C., who appeared for'the defence. When the  rase drew to a close the court koom  was packed to its utmost capacity,  several officials who had gone but  earlier fjiiliug.to,,gGt.,in.. again .be-  civlftie of "the crush [ Excitement  ran high but the little prisoner was  Unite indifferent and manifested  not the slightest interest in the  proceedings,  ' When court resumed yesterday  morning C. W. Lurtey, a gun  maker, was placed v on the stand.  lie testified that the- ball whicli  killed tho Chinaman had been fired  from a smooth bore ritle, while the  gun produced in court aud alleged  to be the one used by Ernest  Chenoweth was rifled and would  have left marks of the rilling on  the bullet. His inference was that  the prisoner could not have killed  the celestial. Durney, Simpson and  Matheson, three men employed on  the Rossland . waterworks, swore  that - young Chenoweth had* told  them he had shot the Chinaman  and that *'he had never seen a man  die so quick."   The whole conversa  tion was conducted in a bantering  spirit, the men being pleased with  the"lad's repartee aud attaching no  weight to what he had said.  Constable Raymer was put on the  stand and was about to  refer to a  confession   claimed   to have been  made by the boy, when Mr. MaeNeill    objected ' strenously.     The  court ordered   the jury to retire  while the point was being argued,  lest something might reach them  outside of the regular channels of  evidence.   After   the   matter was  discussed his honor ruled that .the  alleged confession could not be admitted.   This closed  the case for  the    prosecution.     No     witnesses  were called for the defence, and  counsel addressed.the.jury.   Judge  Walkem also delivered his charge,  which ,was regarded as favoring the  defence.    He drew the jury's attention to the fact that the only penalty provided by the law in the  case of a conviction for murder was  that of death.   The jury then  returned its unanimous verdict without the formality of retiring, aud  the sensational  scene   already .referred to followed.  The last case on the criminal  docket was that of Regina vs.  Thompson and Henderson, the defendants being charged with  assaulting a peace officer. A sheriff's  deputy was in possession' of the  Strand saloon and the defendants  interfered with him. ��� When the  case was called lion. T. Mayne Daly  and A. H. MaeNeill appeared for  the defendants. They" pleaded  guilty to the charge and tendered  an apology to the, assaulted- officer.  This was accepted by -the' crown,  and the court imposed a fine of $20  and costs each.  The grand jury was discharged at  5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. They  haveprepared a presentmehtdealing  with the' conditiou of the court  house and other matters, which will  be filed with the registrar to be  forwarded to the department.  In Regina vs. Walker the crown  announced that no prosecution  would be made and W. A. Galliher,  who represented the defendant, was  informed ��� that his client was discharged.  Court resumes this morning when  the civil list will be commenced.  The criminal sittings have been the  most-expensive in the history of  Nelson, but a noticeable feature in  this connection was that the local  cases tried were dispatched at a  trifling cost to the province.  BACK FROM JOHANNESBURG  Story of Life There.  Major F. II. Brennan, M. D., of  Peterboro, has just returned to Toronto from South Africa, where he  has lived for the last five years,  having established a medical prac-'  tice and drug business at Johannesburg. There were,vin addition to  himself, between 200 and 300 Canadians resident in that city, besides  a considerable number of Americans who had been born in Canada,  numbering in all about nine hundred. A Canadian Association was  formed, of which Dr. Brennan was  made president.  When the Canadian government  endorsed Great Britain's action regarding the Transvaal, the association, true to its native instinct, met  and declared themselves in sympathy with Great Britain. This, not  unnaturally, invited the enmity of  of the Boer officials, and Dr. Brennan, who had been chairman of the  meeting, came in for very severe  treatment at the hands of the Johannesburg press. This was the  only exciting incident in the history  of the club.  The construction of the Boer  army and the condition of affairs  before the war,. are described by  Dr. Brennan as follows:  "Preparations for war had been  going on all the time I lived in the  country. Arms were constantly  being imported and immense supplies of ammunition purchased.  The recognized rifle at one time had  been the Martini, but ever on the  alert for supposed improvement,  the Mauser had . been substituted  by the government. The only regular militia was what was known  as the Staats Artillery, stationed  at Pretoria, and it was a military  body in every sense of the term.  Enlistment was for three years,  and the corps was officered from  the training schools of Holland.  "For military purposes the country was divided into electoral districts, each being presided over by  a commandant. These districts  were subdivided into wards, in  charge of field cornets.  "Every man in the country between the ages of 10 and 00 was  was liable for military service, and  subject to the summons of the field  cornet of his ward. Being summoned, he had to present himself  equipped with rifie, iSO rounds of  ammunition, a horse and a food  supply for a number of days. The  commandant assumed control of all  the menjln his district, while the  whole force of the country was under the commandant-general, who  was the only official, beside the president, elected by a full vote of the  country.  "To stimulate military proficiency, large supplies of ammunition were bought, and every encouragement was given to what  would be known in -Canada as target practice; and yet the Boers,  contrary to imagination, did not  prove to be exceptionally fine shots,  at least during the war. True it is  that a volunteer corps had been  formed in Johannesburg, composed  of men of all nationalities, but this  had been disbanded about a year  previous to the war.  "For weeks before the commencement of hostilities (October 11th)  the commandoes had been preparing  to cross the  border   immediately  upon the declaration of war," said  Dr. Brennan.     All the British residents in Johannesburg had thought  it the best policy to leave the town,  the doctor himself receiving a hint  to get out or run the risk of being  tried for treason, on account of the  attitude of the Canadian Association.   He proceeded to Durban, and  cabled to Canada, applying for enlistment in the first contingent. He  received no immediate reply, and so  accepted a vacancy as ship surgeon  on a transport going to India.     On  tlie first of February he was appointed medical- superintendent of  hospital ship.No. 29, in which capacity lie served until July, when he  was transferred to one of 52 transports which were conveying Germans and Hollanders home to their  native lands.  A NEW STEEL ENTERPRISE  CAPITALIZED    AT    $12,000,000  BY  PITTSBURG  MEN.  He Got Tired.  Nrw York, October 23.���August  Mirandi, a nineteen year old -Porto  Rican, who came from Rochester  yesterday, committed suicide in his  room on the top floor of No. 313  .West. Fourteenth street today by  inhaling gas. The photograph of a  young woman lay alongside his  body and with it was his own picture. A long letter in Spanish, apparently from an uncle, lay open on  the table. There was nothing written in explanation of the boy's act.  VON BUELOW IS FRIENDLY  EXPLAINS   HIS    POSITION    AND  VISITS   VARIOUS   COURTS.  German Troops Said to   be   Suffering  In Health  in  China���Government to be Indemnified.  Berlin, October_23.���AhiglCom--  ciar-bf the German foreign office  asserted this evening that Austria,  Hungary and Italy have expressed  their formal adherence to the  Anglo-German agreement, but that  France, Russia and the United  States have not defined their positions.  Berlin, October 23.���Count von  Buelow, the imperial chancellor,  authorized the Associated Press to  say that his accession to the chancellorship will mean no change in  Germany's friendly attitude toward the United States,'either politically or commercially. ��� Today  ���the chancellor visited the diplomatic representatives of the other  German states and it is said that  he will soon make ceremonious  visits to the courts of Saxony, Ba-  varia_and"Baden7      = "  Berlin, October 23. ��� Advices  from China show that the German  troops are)suffering in health. News  of the death of three from disease  was cabled home today. When the  attention of the German foreign  office was called to the successes of  the rebels in Kwang-Tung province  and the question was asked whether  the powers had yet discussed their  attitude toward the rebellion a high  official replied in the negative but  implied that it would soon become  necessary to discuss that point.  The papers say the first measure  that will be introduced in the  reichstag will be a bill indemnifying  the government for the expenditure  on the China expedition. <'  Guerrilla Attacks.  Cape Town, October 23.���Guerrilla attacks by the Boers are still  giving great trouble. General  French encountered opposition in  his march from Carolina to Bethel,  his casualties numbering 36. After  the arrival of lord Methuen at  Seeruste there was a reconnaisj  ance in force northward, which  resulted in the discovery of a large  body of Boers, who were only dispersed after an artillery and infantry fire lasting four horn's. The  British had four killed and ten  wounded. The Boers take shelter  in farm houses, which are crowded  >with women and children.  Lord Roberts is distributing a  fresh circular to the effect that  Boers voluntarily surrendering,  who have never taken the oath of  neutrality, would not be exiled but  would be permitted to. return to  their farms at the conclusion of  hostilities.  Plant to be Located at Welland, Ontario,  In the Canadian Natural  Gas Belt.  Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, October 23.���The Post today "says: A  'company composed almost entirely  of. Pittsburg capitalists- has been  organized'to engage in a '. blast furnace and.steel manufacturing institution on a large scalp. /The capital  of the new corporation. is $12,000,-  ! 000, and included"in the' enterprise  are the operating of coke ovens and  the mining of coal in Monongahela  valley, with the possible building of  a new line of railroad from the coke  and coal works to Lake Erie.  The big plants in question will be  located at Welland,.Ontario, which  is the town near .the\ entrance to  the Welland canal.. This.is known  as the Canadian natural gas belt  and.any quantity of''that fuel is  available...'The mills-will, also have  the ��� advantage of -water power  secured from, the Niagara- river at  a point near the"great 1falls. "Captain AV. Si Dent of:this_ city. is. the  promoter of the- enterprise* and  John -S. Scully,'-president of the  Diamond NatioualBank,lias charge  of the financial end of it.  The Seal Catch.  Victoria,' October 23.���During  the -season just closed '34 sealing  schooners took" 10,000- skins, in  Behring Sea, which is 8000 less than  taken - by 25 schooner's" during the  previous season;, " Last spring  schooners took l(5,517Jskins on the  coast, bringing the-total'for the  season up to- 32,517. ' Only 55  branded* seals were; killed- ,in  BehringSea.       .   c  Leases'Harbor Works.  London, October 23.���The' Globe  this afternoon announces that Great  Britain has leased from the English  contractors the harbor "works of  Chin Wan Tao, now in course of  construction, for a period of. eight  months with the object of landing  men and stores there and utilizing  the branch railroad thence to Tang  Ho where its joins the main line to  Pekin.  STOLE ALMOST A MILLION  From a New York Bank.  New York, October 23.���It was  learned this afternoon' that C. LV  Alvord, note teller of'the First National Bank at Broadway, and Wall  streets; was accused of .heavy thefts  and had disappeared. Shortly before 4 o'clock tho bank gave, out  the" following statement: "The  note teller, who has been in the employ of the First (National Bank for  many years, is a defaulter to a large  amount: His operations have continued for a considerable period and  have been skillfully concealed  through a manipulation of his balance book. The discovery was made  by one of the bank's employees a  few days after the completion of  an examination of the bank by the  United States examiners.  "During the continuance of his  predatious, periodical examinations  have been made by several distinct corps of examiners representing the comptroller's department,  all expert accountants, and the  bank has also had frequent independent examinations, neither of  which has developed any irregularity. The aggregate, of the false  entries, amounting to $700,000, has  been charged off on the books of  the bank out of the reserve fund  without diminishing the surplus  and profits of the bank.as reported  in its last published statement." It  is expected tlie shortage will be  materially reduced by a substantial  amount of which there is a fair  prospect of recovery.  Spain's New Ministry.  Madrid, October 53.���Tho new  Spanish cabinet took the oath of  office today. The now ministry of  Spain is composed as follows: President of the council, general Azcar-  raga; minister of foreign affairs,  marquis Aguilar Campos; minister  of war,  general Linares; minister  Of finance, Senor Allen de Salajar;  minister of the interior, Senor  Ugarte; minister of justice, marquis  Nadillo; minister of public instruction, Senor Garcia; minister of agriculture and public works, Senor  Sanchez Toca. The post of minister of marine had" not been filled  when these names were cabled tonight from Madrid. Senor Sagasta,  the former premier and Liberal  leader, declares the new cabinet  will hasten the ruin of the Conservatives. He believes a great mistake was made in not giving the  naval portfolio to Senor Sanchez  Toca, and that it was an equal mistake to retain general Linares as  minister of war. The press points  out that five of the ' nine" ministers  are generals. Tho official organ of  the army declares the time has arrived to undertake energetically  the reorganization of the army.  No Clew Discovered.  New York, October 23.���Attorneys for the Elizabethport Banking  Company have opened the safe deposit box in-the" Bans of New  Amsterdam formerly held by Mrs.  Annie Hart, but assigned to the  bank -last week, and supposed to  contain valuables bought with the  money stolen by William Schrieber,  the defaulting clerk. The lawyers  refuse to say what were the contents of the box, but they say  there was nothing connected' even  recently with Schrieber's defalcations nor anything which might  furnish a clew to his present where-  ���abouts.  WILL BE RELEASED TODAY  BADLY IN  MONEY FROM FRANCE RECEIVFD  YESTERDAY.  Ernest Mansfield Refuses to Sell His  Interest in the Joker to tho  - French Syndicate.  '" Ernesto-Mansfield will p'robably  be set at liberty this-morning.  Yesterday morning he received  from his principals in Lille, France,  a cablegram stating that they had  wired the funds owing for wages  in Camp Mansfield to John A. Turner, government agent. As the  message did not arrive until.after  banking hours Mr. Mansfield had  to spend another night in durance  vile.  The cablegram contained another  and equally interesting clause.  The French capitalists offered to  purchase from him a large proportion of his Joker shares at a figure  double the present Loudon quotations.' The offer was promptly refused. It is understood that Mr.  Mansfield has a double-barrelled  gun loaded for his French princi-  pals.   One .is   a suit for damages  arising out of his arrest and imprisonment here. Tho second is an  action under the English Companies Act to compel the management  to reopen the Joker mine and to  set aside the transfer of the Excelsior Mining Company's assets to  the new corporation, and which  Mr. Mansfield claims has very materially injured the value of his  Excelsior stock. To dispose of his  shares now would injure his standing before the courts and it is his  intention to force a showdown at  the earliest possible moment.  It is understood that Mr. Mansfield will proceed to England within a few days, and that he will remain there until the close of the  litigation which has been precipitated by the events of the past  week.          Coal Companies Surrender.  Scranton, Pennsylvania, October 23.���The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, as well as the  Delaware & Hudson, the Hillside  Coal and Iron and the Lehigh aud  Wilkesbarre Coal Companies,  through their general superintendents this afternoon, agreed upon an  identical notice as to tho ten per  cent increase. The same will be  posted at once and will help settle  the great strike speedily.  Successful Test.  Washington, October 23.���The  navy department today received  the following telegram from captain Chester, detailing the results  of the attempt to adjust the turret  guus of the battleship Kentucky:  "Tomkiusville, October 23��� Kentucky returned from a successful  test of one gun; fired three charges.  Grand Jury Calls Attention to the Unsanitary Condition:  of the Present Building.  ���:p��&-|  LACK OF VENTILATION A SERIOUS MENACE TO HEALT'  Tho grand jury which concluded  its   duties   yesterday   by handing  their presentment into court has  nothing good, to say in-regard to  the Nelson, court house.   After referring in complimentary terms to  Mr. justice- Walkem the presentment says:    "We desire to direct  attention to the condition of the  court    house.       It   lacks,    almost  shamefully, sufficient  accommoda-  tion-for the purpose for which it is  intended.-      As   your   lordship   is  aware there are no proper rooms  for the juries, all  being obliged to  herd in.one small room whicli has  also to   accommodate   the law library, while it is' not "too - much to  say that your health has _ suffered  for   want   of ventilation,- and  all  whose, duties have compelled them  to be present within  the' ill-ventilated court room "have been seriously inconvenienced and'discomforted.   We desire, therefore, that  the strongest possible representation be made to the proper authorities of the necessity for a new aiid  properly constructed court house in  the flourishing city of Nelson.'.'  The jury also calls attention to a  needed reform at" the piovincial  gaol in the following words: Opening from the much frequented office we found the watch cell or  place of confinement for. prisoners  committed for, capital crimes and  awaiting the carrying out of their  sentences."' It would seem, the'.re^-  fineraent of cruelty-'to'-expose.'-the'se  unfortunates -to the gaze, .willing "or  unwilling, of all-who'may yi'sit' the  office  of the  prison.'    W, recom-    ... ���- ���'1 ���:.,���������������  ''^,:m^mMf  mend the removalof the watcheell||^  to some other, portion of the/ build^^p  ing and thatthespacei thins':vaeat^|ff����!  be used for some tnore.pleasant/andS|^  presentable; purpose^;The;j ury-Jwaa||^  surprised;to;learn jof- seyeral .es'&pjesjftftf  from   the^pris6n>;by'Km^  might easily^be.vprevented^|A��ti^|^:  projection from building" and ?wall|||��^  might be so adjusted as to''';preventi'S|��^  escaping prisoners ;from'i using;-���;tHe||f��li  water trough and coping rf^|their||^  purposes.    We would recommencl^a|3^^  suitable   uniform for the> warden|5|^  and guards at; the :gaol,>belieying|��.  this to be an important ���'elementHinS^S]  the preservation of their authoritoSlsfl  over pvisonevB^^;-',:.^:^^^^^^^^^  The jury's/'report';is^rio^  its element of cbmmenliafabri^fotinlSli  4. .uj���~ ����v+Uo::..:^:r.:i^^'',^i,-��Ji:j^^vsKa&8s  express ;the/Jgrat.mcation^  ienced  ' on'-cyisitiri  hospital. MiThe^recentVa^  the  _building.&has:^mcrea^  accommodation forpatients^;b/ui/wej/JS^|  found thatevery^diwa^fili^anbvp^|  patients ;haypf.:jfc^  mittance-;/becwisef;of Jtb^  room.    TlieVniatro^  ants are assidu6us:iahdiskUlful;iin||*^|  the p_erforrnaric��^^  duties  and^their^successSis^  further increase/ the/accoxmn^atipii^^S  and believe that (they are doing tlie" |^S  community an 'important service. ||S  when they recommend this benevb- "f|||i  lent.* institution not only' to the .|sS  attention and fostering care' of .they;.|��i|  government but also to--the.-geneTJ-i^|  -ous��� support of the community'***3*  which" it '"more immediately  cerns."  con- |S||  MINING   STOCK  QUOTATIONS.  The following wrero the quotations of British Columbia mining  stocks on the Toronto Stock Exchange yesterday:  STOCK.  Asked.  Bid.  Atluiliasca   .. S U fKI   $ j .10  B. C. ColdFiolds   I!}  3  lilg Thrco   n  1!  Black Tail   11  12  Brandon & Golden Crown   10  Ii  Butte & Boston   4  ��'.  Canadian Goldtlclds Syndicate.  81  71  Cariboo (Melvinney)   75  ,     f"  Cariboo Hydraulic   ..      1 X>  1 15  Centre Star    ..     4 52  1-40  Crow's Nest IJass Coal   ..    ;V) 00  50 00  California '. '.   8  o  Dardanelles'. !   ���a  1  Deer Trail Consolidated   :t  01  Kvening Star   u  4  Fairvle \v Corporal ion   ">L  Bf  Goiden Star   I,  M  Giant   '  mt  Hammond Reef   2i  OI.  Iron Mask   32  25  Jim Blaine   10  4  King-   ���1}  4^  KnoT) Hill   .10  :��i  Lone I'iiie-Surpriflo Consol idated  10  81  Monte Chrlsto Consolidated   i  Montreal Gold Fields.   :t  2  Montreal 8c London            81  <;>r  Morning Glory   !>  74  Morrison   ���1  U  Mountain Lion   SO  30  Noble Five..:    .11  :i  North Star   914  93}  Novelty;....'   ��  Vi  Old Ironsides   m  30  Olive   ..18  13-  Payne   Princess Maud -.-....  <Xi\  92  4  ft  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated .  23  25  Hopublio   7.H  71  Slocan Soveroign   12  7  Virtue...........................  15  -���;��  1 10  1 07J  White Bear   :t|  Winnipeg   3ales-Fairview, S00. .100, ftOO  North Star. iOO at 91; Republic,  i  2}  at 2J; .100  at 23:  1000 at 75  War  Eagle, fiOOnt $1.08.  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers���A half interest in the  Duluth claim, on Keno creek about  three miles west of Hall, by W. S.  Doyle of Lemon ton, to Joseph Sturgeon of Nelson, consideration nominal.  Locations���The Damariscotta, on  "Wild-Horse-creek, a relocation of  the Lexington, by P. A. Lovell, Abe  Chisholm and Owen Boyer; the Ottawa, near Porto Reco Siding, by  William B. Wright; Bertha, on the  north side of Beaver creek, by C. S.  Slarsen.  Certificates of work���To G. Pel-  lent on the Porthos, Athos, D'Ar-  tagnan and A ram is, to W. F. Hall  on the Monterey, to A. A. Lovoll on.  the Little Nell, to B. F. Embre on  the Herman, Jr., to Arthur Clement  the Treasure Box.   ���;������:..,.;,   ;.-;- ��� ���;, ,~.^ ���; c\. r?~:.:::':?~~^.x>.:KxMM. B  a receiver for. thei ^oinpany^hdifOr2|S*  an injunction-tb-prevent �����. nieetingSi^  of'the' stockholder^-^ealledifefor KtraSSps  morrow %t0^elect^aTfiew;;:bbi��^:|(^||^  directors. ^-Thisi^isjysaid^tbtrbe'p^n'l^p,  attempt to stop the GuardianvTrristj|^|  from-aiding in the xfinanciiigof thoslll  Kansas City, Mexico.<fc Orient R^lslp|l  way, the short hiie which presidentsl^  A. Ei Stillwell is-building betwefenji^*  Kansas' Ci ty and Topolobampb  the Paci he ',. coast of I theVMexicai��  WWpK  ml  if&l  peninsula.'  the Trust  Eight new^directorsSbf!  Wm  szszmt  company were: ?tp fhaveiiiS  ��� been elected tomorrow,;fand; presi  dent Stillwell, it is ; said, was in*  possession of * enough proxiesl/r?tb^;  enable him to control the election!  and name the'direetors.-,/^v.-v'-':v'--^T*  mist  sM\  -Eow���They^Are=Eetting.=  on  Gates Still in Trouble.  Kansas City, October 23.���-John  W. Gates of Chicago and other  holders of securities in the Guardian Trust Company made application in the federal court today for  CnicAGO^October28^��� Vice-chair^ |i||  man Payne of the Republican;:;  national committee, after a discus-p?  sion of political conditions in-thev  west today, leaned back in his chair ^  and said to the newspaper men. who';  were his audience: '    -  "Boys, 1 will just bet two to one  that   Bryan   does  not  receive   as  many electoral votes as he did four-  years ago,I feel just that confident."  "How much will you bet?" was  asked.  , "Oh,   any   reasonable   amount,"  answered Mr. Payne.  The vice-chairman, talking of  betting, has a wager that ho wishes  some one would take off his hands.  "A month ago, he said, "I bet  that McKinley would not get 100,-  000 majority in Illinois. I want to  hedge on that bet.  "The Democrats can get wages at  practically their own odds," he continued, "if they have aiiy nerve.  This election is simply a picnic  for us." \_ './.;���;  Sympathy For the Empress.  Berlin,   October    23.���Emperor  William   has  received a telegram  from   Abdul  Hamid   expressing   a  hope for the  recovery  of dowager ;  empress   Frederick,, and   assuring   ;  the kaiser of his friendship.  A reply '  couched in the warmest terms was   !  sent by emperor William. ^ ���  Didn't Want to Borrow.  St.   Petersburg, October  23.��� ^  The minister of finance, M. Dewitte; JflJ  authorizes   a denial of   the story ;���  that Russia began  negotiations  in  New York in the middle of October  for a new fifty million dollar loan*  '��!il 2  THE TRIBUNE"���  NELSOH B. C  WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  INCORPORATED 1670.  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  tAIHES'  CHILDREN'S  ��he ���t&xxbmxz.  T��THT'",T,""""TYTTrr  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  From and after October 1st, all  subscribers to the.Daily Tribune  who are served by. carrier; will  be required to.pay.theinsubserip-  tions weekly to.the carrier.,.     ���  subscription" rates'.  Weekly, by carrier. ....... .$    25  Monthly, by carrier , '.      ���      . 1 00  Three Months, by carrier        . .2 60  Six Months, by carrier        .      . 5 00  One Year,' by carrier      . ,    . . 10 00  TntyTtttrTttTTrrTTTrrTTTrmTTTrrmTTTTrmrrnTrtl  -'' *"' CandidXtr .'Gat.tJn'KR has' made  ,   one .mistake.   , He  has written a  .. letter to .the   Evening   Miner of  Nelson, in- which he contradicts a  statement. that appeared in  that  journal.     If candidate  Galliher is  ~   possessed   bf7~Apolitical   ability-lie-  will hire that journal to throw mud  ��� at him from now until tho day of  election.    ���'  Mr. FiRr.DtNO, finance minister in  ��� the Laurier government, has announced that a mint would bo established in Canada. If Mr. Fielding would next announce that the  Liberals, if returned to power,  would raise tho duties on lead and  the products of lead to rates equal  to those imposed by tho United  States on lead and lead products,  Caiinda'seoiuinercial interests would  lie well served, and tho Liberal  party would be none the loser.  4 _���  ������������  Thio Le Iloi is said to  be  one  of  Lhe greatest mines on earth.     It is  said to have $100,000,000  worth of  ore in sight.    It is said that this  ore will net the shareholders in tho  company    that    owns    the   mine  $33,333,333.33.    It is said that  this  -great mine is shipping 20,000 tons  of   ore a   month   to   smelters   at  North port and Trail.  And it is said  that tho owners of this great mine  absolutely refuse to pay the jirov-  ince of British Columbia a dollar in  the   way   of   taxe.��, alleging as a  reason    that   the   ore mined and  shipped does not pay the costs  of  hauling the ore to Northport .and  smelting it there. If this is-a .state.--  in en t of fact,-the public Tn,; Great  Britain should be made aware of it,  for the shares of the company are  selling at a price that indicates that  the ore is mined and smelted at a  large profit. The provincial government should briug the managers of  the Le Roi mine up with a found  turn. A jail sentence for six months  for making false returns would do  them a power of good.  How much injury would be done  the province and the shareholders  of tho Le Roi company were the  fact spread broadcast by the London Financial News and other newspapers that tho ore of the great lie  Hoi mine at Rossland was absolutely valueless as a mining proposition;  that -it contains so small -values  that the gold and copper in it are  not sufficient to pay the freight  and treatment charges, to say nothing of the cost of mining? Is the  ore from the Le Roi valueless, or  are the managers of the Lo Hoi  guilty of perjury?  A Labor Organ Called Down.  Greenwood Miner.      ���  It is sincerely  to be hoped   that  the labor candidate for Yale-Koote-  nay-Cariboo does not hold  similar  views to those held by the editor of  the   Rossland    Industrial-   World.  One of the fundamental  principles  of the International Typographical  Union, of which both the editor of  the Nelson Tribune and the  editor  of the Industrial  World are members, is individual  independence in  all matters  outside the composing  room.    If the editor of the Tribune  is to be knifed .politically  for  supporting the party he thinks will  best   govern   the   country,   many  workers  in  the labor  ranks  have  .been mistaken  in regard,to  union  principles.   John Houston has been  a consistent union man for a quarter of a century, the editor of the  Industrial World has been a member of a  union for about one-fifth  of that time.    Since his  first newspaper venture in British Columbia  ���rthe   Donald - Truth���twelve    or  thirteen years ago, John  Houston  has . advocated the cause of. working men.   In all their fights he has  been   with   them.       Previous   to  tlie organization of a typographical union in Rossland he paid his  printers   twenty per cent   higher  wages than any other paper in the  interior of British Columbia.    During .the eight-hour agitation his was  the only daily paper in the province  that supported the men'as against  .the" Mine,. Owners' Association.     If  John Houston's unionism is a "back  number" variety, may providence  protect us from the "front number"  kind advocated by the Industrial  World..   If the editor of Tiie.Trih-  <usr believes that the country would  be benefitted by the election of one  of,the old party candidates, he has  a right to that belief, and Mr. Foley's  cause will not be strengthened by  calling Mr. Houston a traitor and a  back number.   Unionists .who use  such arguments are either bigots or  sissys, and the central committee of  the Independent Labor party will  gain, votes-by suppressing .the verdant scribe of the Industrial World.  If Chris Foley wins in this contest  it will be by brains and. the principles advocated by his party.:   In  order   to   have   the  former   commodity    enter   largely   into    the  editorial-part���of^the-campaign- it-  will be very necessary to remodel  the staff of Rossland's labor paper.  WRITTEN   B7   LABORERS.  ing the mail, and yet freight and  passenger rates are so extortionate.  :..-,-_��� In Germany you can ride four  miles.for one cent on the govern-,  ment-owned lines. Yet wages are"  over 125 per cent higher than when  the corporation owned them, -and  during the last ten years the net  profits have increased 41 per cent..  Last year the roads paid the German government a net profit of  $21,000,000.  A DISTINGUISHED PRELATE  Visits Nelson.  Nelson will have a distinguished  ecclesiastical visitor today in the  person of nionseigneur Falconio,  apostolic delegate to Canada.- Mgr.  Falconio is the head of the Roman  Catholic hierarchy in the Dominion by reason of his powers as tho  pope's special representative, and  occupies a position of prominence in  tho public eye. lie is an Italian who  has spent many years ^u English-  speaking countries and acquired  a thorough knowledge of the Anglo-  Saxon tongue and manners. The  apostolic delegate's personality- is  striking and impressive, but he is  affable and polished withal. Since  assuming his important duties in  Canada he has made hosts of  friends and few, if any, enemies.  Mgr. Falconio is paying his first  visit to tho west and after spending a few days iu the Coast cities  was about to return east, when  Rev. Father Perland arrived and  urged him to visit tho Kootenays.  Accordingly ho will arrive tonight  on the evening train and remain  over tomorrow.  At S o'clock tomorrow morning  .the apostolic delegate will celebrate���  mass at the Church of Mary the  Immaculate. * In the evening, at  7:30 a special service will be held in  the course of which the distinguished visitor will address the  congregation.  Mgr. Falconio is accompanied  only by his secretary, Rev. Father  Fisher, an English clergyman, and  will be the guest of Father Ferland  while in Nelson. He leaves on the  Crow's Nest boat Saturday morning for Regina where he will remain a day or two as -the guest of  the,lieutenant governor.  son's  ,9  ���Port wh*  f  \JUu  1%'  .^BlOLUiX.-,  ITiin Titmirxio lint placed a part of one roliimn  at I hi; disposal of the Independent Laborer.-),  whose views will bo expressed therein from  I uno to time during the campaign. A like privilege N accorded ihu Conservative!! mid llie  I.iheiaN.    In support of plank five of the  Independent Labor platform, viz:  Public ownership of all franchises,  wo respectfully submit tho following:  In Australia on government-  owned railroads you can ride a distance of 1000 miles for $0.50, first-  class, while workinginen can ride (1  miles for -2 cents, 12 miles for '1  cents, 30 miles for 10 cents, and  workinginen receive from 25 to 30  per cent more wages for eight hours  of labor than they are paid in this  country for 10 hours. Iu Victoria,  where these rates prevail, the net  income from the roads is sufficient  to pay the. federal taxes, which is  another convincing proof of the  possibility of government without  taxation.  In Hungary, where the roads are  state-owned, you can ride 0 miles  for 1 cent, and since the roads were  bought   by .the   government    the  men's wages have 'doubled.  -Belgium tells ,the. same story-���  fares and freights cut down  one-  half and wages, doubled.    Yet the  roads pay a yearly revenue  to the  government of $4,000,000.    In the  United States, under, private ownership,, it is the other, way.   We  have paid the railroads billions in  .land and money, and:-are now pay-  ing them millions yearly for carry-  Specially recommended  for dys.pep.sia,   loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  from  whatever   cause,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    malaria  and general debility.  Women  complain   of  a  tired -feeling.' Wilson's Invalid's Port  is immediate  and efficacious leaving no  harmful efi'eets.  lion will find it particularly valuable as a restorative and a strengthener of  the body and nei vft system  Wo recommend this tonic  CANADA IlklHi  AND BOOK  COjipJNV  Nelson, II, C  C.W. West & Co.  COAL. I      WOOD I  Hard Coal  Anthracito  $9 651^rows Nofiti  rjEjXji-yisREiij  $6.15  AOENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cn.sh. '   Ofllee:   Corner of Hall  aud Maker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tim bosh valno for tho money In the niarkot  for all purpose*.  thumb cash     W. I'. Tibiinkv, Ooneral Agent  'I'nlnDhnnn 117.    Onion with O. II. J. OhrlHtJn.  Co.  Kootenay   Coffee  NKLSON. B. O.  CofTeo roasters and doaluru In Tea and Coffee  Oiler fresh rousted ootfoo of best quality as  follows t  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound......9   10  Java and Moohu Plend, 3 pounds  I 00  Fino Santos, 1 pounds _._, 1 00  Santos Blond, 6 poundu  I 00  Our Spoolal Blond, e pounds u  100  Our ltlo Roast), 0 poundd -- ��� 1 00  A tinal order solicited.   Salesroom 2 doom cant  of Oddfellows Monk. Wood Baker Hla-enfe.  MUSIC.  Mr*.. 1). II. Murray, graduate in voful and in-  slritmciilnl music. i*> now prepared to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano aud organ.  For terms and further paitieulais apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine anil  Vernon street.  , - ��,,�����>.--���. v-  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���^-    Special sale of ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  '". and   combination   suits,   flannelette   night  dresses,  fj\        . -..drawers and skirts.  /^\   Ladies' flannelette,  cashmere,  alpacia,   silk,  satin, and  French llanncl blouse waists.  raimsrE & co.  to  Dress Goods, Millinery  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  L,cidies'   Department.  fk\   Ladies' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from best  jii makers at exceedingly low prices.  fkk    Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  /ft    Ladies' "R & G," "P D," and "D A" corsets from 75  cents up.  "A\   Children's cents, reefers, and jackets, from t to 10 years  ������*��� of age.  Ladies' golf capes, at all prices.  Millinery   Department.  to  to  to  to  Jj\   We are now showing the balance of our imported pattern  ~fty hats  at  cost  prices ; also a large  slock  of ladies'  /���l ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  Men's   Department.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  We are offering, men's fleece-lined underwear, in sizes 34  lo 44, from 65 cents each up.  Men's Cartright & Warner's national wool and cashmere 'f*  shirts and drawers, from $1.50 each up.                 ��������� ��� /#\  Men's flannel, cotton flannelette, cashmere and silk night fk\  shirts.    Men's pajamas in all wights.     Black cash- ���'���  mere sox 25 cents per pair.   '' *f*  Latest novelties in neckwear, collars, cuffs, regatta negli- FfYj  gee and (llannel shirts. jr*i  House   -Furnishing:  Department.  All    Carpets   Sewrt    and    _L,��iicl   Free   of   Charge.  IE VINE  ..   vM^Ui:     s-   ~-*,'J     1>li'i*AJZSSC����.-**&���    I  to  to  White lace curtains, from 75c per pair; chenile and tap- ffy  eslry   portieres,   from   $3.50   per   pair; chenile and ifti  tapestry table covers from 75 cents. -J-  Tapestry carpets, from 45c per yard up ; Brusscl carpels, ".  from-$1.00  per yard  up; Wiltons  from  $1.25 per /l\  'yard up ; Axminsters, from $1.25 per yard up. jii  Floor oilcloth, from 35 cents per yard up.             ' ���*���  While bed spreads in all  qualities; Wool   comfortables ���'?.  from $1.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from $2.50 up; /l\  wool blanket (white) from $3.50 up. iai  to  to  to  to  to  *' ^^t * ^Mk **^^^ *^ftk * ^^^ *^h> * ^^^ * ^_fe_k * ^V^ *^bh * ^^ *^^^ ��� ^*w "^^^ ��� ^^^ *^^^ ��� ^^^ ��� * ^^0 * 4^0* ^0 * ^0.* ^^0 *'^t0% 0K0 * ~^^0 ��� 1 ^0 " 400*- ^Mt * ^0^n ^^0 " ^00? ^^0 * ^^0 *^S^  f��: j&s &&v&&p--&&xa*iszf>-s&*<e:rtv<i-'x'~- ���  '' :���'-'" 32$ to'331 Baker Street Nelson." " '-  American and European Plans.  MEAL0    25    QENTS  itooMs lighticd by elkctricity  AND HEATEO IJY STKAM  " 25 QKNTS.TO 91 ,  QUEEN'S HOTEL  -    '    HAEJCB 3TRKKT. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity arid Heated with Hot Air.  Tjorge comfortable bedrooms and  flratcolaiw  dlnltiK-room. Sample rooms (or oomiuerulal men.  RATES S2-PER DAY  VQTE  FOR ... .  A.  H.  lyiaGNEILL  of Rossland  Candidate of the LiberaUConservative Party for Member  of the House of Commons for Yale-Cariboo.  N|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  T.ATK OK TnK MOVAL nOTKF, OAUJARY  EVERYTb A Y  K        ' AT   THH  Club Hotel  BIG   SCHOONER  Door or Half-and-half only  FRESH   xOC   COOL  Tho only good Deer in NoIhou  Private    School  And Kindergarten.  Thorough Eiiclisn/CaUa'thbnics, MubIc, fler-  man and French if required. Fall term com-  iucnces;ird September.- ���'���'���'���'  For particulars apply-to  MISS PAHMMIt. JOHODhlna Hftrflnfi.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good busliiera lots in the, town of Phoenir,   Igi______  third cash; balanco in six and twelve months  50 feet frontal  for the same  rnuunix.  go. Original cost $1,000. Will sell  figure on the following terms: One-  Address, F. B. II.; post office box 188. Nelson, B.C.  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Comer Stanley and Silica Straets.  IVjadden House BstroeteMsiLd  The only hotel Iu Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.  The bod-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by eleotrlolty. ���       .' :   The bar is always stocked by the best dom a-  tlo and imported liquors and cigars.  ....  THOMAS MADDKN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. m'cMANUS, Manager  PLATFORM  Adopted by the Liberal-Conservative Party in Convention  at Revelstoke, September 15th, 1900  We, tho delegates of the Liberal-Conservative party of Yale-Cariboo  constituency, iu convention assembled, reaffirm the principles of the  party, 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'in-  dnstt-ies are as fairly entitled to protection as" the manufacturing industries of-"Eastern Canada ; therefore, we advocate that'the duties on lead  and lead prodi iets_bei ne reased, so that they shal 1 be as high as'tho.se now  "imposed l7yr"tli<r.TJnited States on the same articles.  ' That the output'of the precious metal mines is largely increasing,  therefore we favor the establishment of a mint, so that the specie in circulation shall be that of our own instead of that of a foreign country.'  We advocate the restriction of the immigration of Chinese and Japanese, and all classes who "cannot become good "citizens of the Dominion  of Canada, and suggest the 'adoption- of the principles of the Natal Act.  British' Columbia has not now the representation iu the federal parliament that she is entitled to: therefore 'we advocate that when the  redistribution of seats is made that this constituency shall be given representation according.to its population:  ' '  That it augurs well for the success of the party that Hugh John  Macdonald has decided to leave the field of provincial politics to take  part, in the larger one that affects the people of the whole "of Canada:  WHOLESALE TRA'DE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rPHOItPE & CO., IiIMITRD.���Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers - in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.-  Telephone) GO.      ��   ��� ���  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  ���VTT  F. TKETZEL & CO.���Corner Baker and  �� �� ���   Joeephino streets, Nelson,- wholesale dealers In   assaycrs  supplies. -Agents for- Dourer     ..  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado. '���  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. RVANS & CO.���Bakor' street, Nolson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars  cement, tiro brick and five clay, water pipo.and  steel rails, and general commission .merchants,  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTKNAYELKCTUTC"SUPPLY & CON-  - STltUCTION COM PAN Y���Wholesaledeal-  ors in telephones, annunciators, bells,' batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BltACKMAN - KKlt  MILLING   COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.   Straight or  mixed cars shipped lo ull -ICootenay  Point*.  ��� Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  -1-dmonton It. It.���Mills-at-Vietoria.-New-WO'.t���  (Uinster, anil Edmonton, Alberlu.  a TAYLOR PKRD Sc PRODI) OK CO.-Uitker  ��� street, Nelson (George V. Motion's old  stand), Flour,- Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 2<i.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.-Bakor  street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers lu frosh aud cured meats.  Cold BtoraKO.  CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block, Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  ""^"aa Dealers in Meats  GROCERIES. 4*]  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall stroets, wholesale grocers and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners'sundries.-         KOOTKNAY HUPPLY   COMPANY,   L1M1-  TKD���Vornon   street,  Nelson,   wholesale  grocers. '���  JOHN CHOLD1TCH& CO.-Front street, Nelson, wholesalo uroccru.  Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front, street, Nelson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   lu   provisions,   curml  meals, butter aud eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H DYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In hardware and mining supplies. Agoute for Giant  Powder Co. ;   LAWRKNOK   HARDWARK    COMPANY  Bakor St., Nelson, wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plunders'supplies. -  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, 1'erguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  or>A Cigars. Boer on draught. Largo comfort-  ��m�� rooms, 1. Irstcliuw UWo touO;  ALL KINDS OF '������������"  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE! AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��.  C# TRAVES,  Manager  ORDERS BY HAII/ B^BIVE OASSBVh AMD tBmtm:ATXmfoU>H'?*  ^ '  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BKETON & OO.-^Corner' Vornon  aud Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale  dealers In liquors, oigars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and: Calgary Browing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street. Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers In cups audfuso, and eloctrio  blasting apparatus.  '~r SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON  SAW   AND  PLANING   MILLS,  LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets. .  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesalo dealers  lu sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to.order..:: ���--...:.. : -.������-.  1  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TED���Corner Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers to w_nos (case and balk,  and doiB_w_to aiid 4mp��r_��_��UJl��i-tj*. - ���-������':��� THE ,iERTBI^ 1900  "h-  JANK 01. MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  RBST . :.-.;.   '7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PKOFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-Presidont  K. S.Clouston :".....;..v.........General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Crodtts,  Buy and  Tr-msfors.  Grant  Commercial   and  Travelers'  available in any part of- tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURItKNT BATK OH" INTRRKST PAID.  AS   BAP   AS   CHINAMEN.  Fernie Free Press.  Hero ill Fernie, iind all  over  the  province for that matter, thuro is a  class of men who are  no  better, iC  nob worse,  than  Chinamen.     The  (Jliinamon, thanks to themselves or  (lie coal company, wo do not  know  which, do'not work  in  the  mines,  luit. Slavs,  Doulchobors, Dagos mid  _mh.1i like i\o, and they are no better.  The principal complaint against the  '(.hinanmn is that he sends  all his  money out of the country.   Yet we  , venture to say that there is a  hundred times as much money sent out  of the country every year by Slavs,  Dagos ami such like as there  is by  t'liinameu.  Last Saturday   was  pay-day in  Fernie, and a good pay-day  it  was  ���quite sufficient, under proper conditions, to make a town double the  size of Fernie  lively for a  month.  But alas! it is not thus. And why?  Too many Chinamen?   No.   Do the  men not  make  good  wages?    Oh,  yes, they all make good, big wages,  but   they   don't    spend    it   here.  ' That's the rub.  . Any one who.visited the postoffice  on Monday found the money order  wicket crowded with foreigners, all  ��� eager to send every cent they could  possibly spare out oTf the country.  On the same day, before 10 o'clock  in   the   forenoon,  something over  four hundred and fifty dollars was  taken in at  the express office for  the same purpose from these people.    Many of them live no better  than Chinamen, about'the only difference "being that they consume  more beer and get drunk whenever  they keep enough of their earnings  here to do so.   Chinamen are'quite  as sanitary as they and far more  law-abiding.  We have no desire to champion  the-cause of Chinamen���far., from  it, but simply desire to show that a  great deal of fuss is being made  about Mongolian labor when we  have in our midst an ever-increasing horde of white foreigners who  are'no better, but of whom seldom  a word is ever heard from labor  agitators and politicians.  The town of Fernie is certainly a  good town for its age, but how  much better would it be were every  man in the employ of-the coal'company a good Britisher instead of a  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  ���Established in Nelson in 1890.  Is: now; prepared to issue-Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C., and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TOKONTO.  Wholesale and Retail  ���    9  m  DEPENDS ON HOW YOU BUY  Wholesale and Retail  Capital. Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,600,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  p.  II. Wllklo, General Managor.  K. Hay. Inspector.  majority of them being foreigners!  At a low estimate, at least six'thousand dollars has been sent out of the  town and the .country" this week.  Had this $(5000 been distributed  among the business men, as the  greater, portion of it would have  had it been earned by British subjects, every man, .woman and child  in the town would have benefitted  bv_it, but  instead  of that it  has  left the country forever. Yet seldom or ever is a word said about  this class of foreign labor, in fact  many of them are welcomed as  ".settlers.'1' They are not settlers.  They are leeches. They simply  stay in the country until they stick  a knife into each other, or earn  ytiffieient money to take them back  from whence they came and keep  themselve.'. and their relatives in  ease there.  A Slav is no better than a Chinaman, and a Dago is no better than  ji Slav. Chinamen, Slavs and Dagos  are a detriment to the, country, and  always will be, and until there is a  better elass of wage-earners in  Fernie the town will never be what  it should.  If trades unions and government  commissions would look into this  matter thoroughly they would iind  that there are thousands of so-called  white men ��� foreigners ��� in the  country who are more of a detriment to.it than Chinamen.  Buller Again Popular.  General Boiler's speech in ^sTatal  in defence of his plan of campaign  a year ago is the topic among British military meii, says tlie New  York Tribune's London correspondent. His frankness appeals to the  best instincts of English character,  and will secure for him an enthusiastic reception when he returns.  His judgment in making the relief  of Ladysmith the first objective  point Of the campaign and in preventing the Boer occupation of  lower Natal is now vindicated by  the Unbiased 9P.nJQn ��f .wulitary  men in London.  He was a victim of British over-  fjonfli-tehee, whicli had forecast  a  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M.- LAY, Manager.  grand promenade from Cape Town  to Pretoria. If he was unjustly  censured for conducting a campaign in a corner instead of carrying'out his original plan, lie was  rightly held responsible for failure  at Coleuso and Spion Kop,although  colonel Loug disobeyed orders in  .one battle and general Warren was  unmanageable in the other.  I le was enabled to partially retrieve his reputation by subsequent  good work, but there will bo no dis  sent from his own manly confession  that he justly lost the chief command. That general Buller was offered the chief command in succession to lord Roberts and declined  il; is not officially confirmed. Boiler's tribute to sir Evelyn Wood  will bo helpful iu keeping him at  the post of adjutant-general, where  his term will not expire for two  years. Wood's deafness would  have been a great.obstacle to success in the field. General Boiler's  reference to the tremendous strain  on the individual soldier under fire  day after day ought to moderate  the zeal of the agitators for sweeping and drastic military reforms.  A system which develops heroism  and patience in the individual ^sol-  dier is not so black as it has been  painted.  OTJH* STOCK  OF  GOODS  BOUGHT  THIS  YEAR  HAS  EQUAL  IN  B. 0.  ���   Father of Forty Children.  The death near Allentown, Pennsylvania, a few days ago of one  Ileffner recalls the fact that he was  one of 40 children of, John. Ileffner  of Reading, who was run over by a  train in that city 15 years .ago.  Ileffner was one of Reading's characters and was in the full vigor of  health when he was" killed at the  age of 69 years. It is doubtful if  .his record in the parental line has-  ever been equaled in this  country.  lie was a dwarfed hunchback and  was born in Berlin in 1816. He  came to this country in 1843 and  settled-in Reading. Until his death  he made a living by gathering and  selling rags, paper and junk. His  remarkable family history is part  of tlie records of the Perks county  .courts, it having been elicited a  short time before his death while  he was a witness in a lawsuit. He  was first married in 1840 and this  wife bore him 17 children in eight  years. Three, months later lie'  married again and five years later  he had, added 10 to his family. The  third Mrs. Ileffner became the  mother of nine children in 10 years.  " One day in the fall of 1885 the  father of 40. children was crossing a  railroad track and was run down  and instantly killed. His widow,  at latest accounts, and a large imin  ber of his children are still living in  Reading.   Too Many Partisans.  Toronto Telegram.  Liberals insist that there is nothing in the leadership pr policy of  tho Conservative party which would  justify them in preferring Tupper  to Laurier. Conservatives hasten  to affirm that they can see nothing  in the conduct of Laurier or his  government to persuade them to  turn their backs on Tupper. Canadians who recognize sir Wilfrid  Laurier and sir Charles Topper as'  forces which can operate to retard  or promote the public interest, have  no particular reason to throw up  their hats for either one party or  the other. They have still less  reason to hold aloof from politics.  The man who does not vote at all  is as useless to his suffering country as the man who always votes  oneway.   Her Skin Turns to Stone.  The attention of. the medical, fraternity lias been attracted by the  strange case of Miss Theresa Kop-"  insky of East Titusville, Pennsylvania, who is suffering from scleroderma, whicli is practically a petrification of the skin. She has had  the disease for the last 10 months.  The young woman is reduced to a  mere skeleton and is almost unable  to move, although she eats heartily.  Her skin is very hard and emits a  peculiar sound when struck. She  suffers intense pain. Cases of this  kind are rare.  Long Reign of England's Queen.  Queen Victoria has completed a  reign of over 03 years, four years  longer  Man    the    period    which  For quality and price, you can buy the latest  up-tordate 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  Diamonds Loose and Set  Jewelry of every description.  Watches for Ladies and Gentlemen!  Clocks with and without Music  Manicure Sets, Manicure Pieces  Cut Glass direct from Belgium.   . J_  Jardinieres, latest from Austria  Flatware, Sterling and Silverplate  A Thousand other things  The   Jeweler  Our Watch Making and Jewelry Department has no equal.   All work guaranteed  fi  ���ft L  George IIT. ruled over Britain.  Since Egbert became the first king  of all England only four sovereigns  have lived to see the jubilee of  their coronation. Of these Edward  III. reigned 50 years, Henry IT. 56  years, and-George IU. completed 59  years and 9(5 day-. In -Scotland  James VI., who afterward became  James I. of England, reigned for 58  years, and was,the only one of the  Scottish kings who had a jubilee,  .his nearest competitor being -William the Lion, who sat on the  throne for 49 years and a few days.  . Thought He Went There.  The native inhabitants of the  Philippine island possessions are  rapidly acquiring the vernacular,  as witnesses the following conversation that recently occurred between an .American lady and her  Tagalo seamstress in-Manila:  "''Senora,    .what- means-   Susan,  Jane?"  "Why, Rosina, that's a girl's  name;- what do you want to. know  for?"  " "Well, soldier man he say to -me  this: 'How do, Susan Jane?' "  "What did you say to him?"  "Oh, I smile at him and say  '.Gotaell.' "  "What! Why, Rosina, you must  Surpassing  Display in  Fall Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  "irfclucleXrirTlTfy~lasrcons.gn-  ment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.   ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE  THE   QUEEN'S   nOTKL.  Largo stock of high-class Imported goods,  specialty of  Hie  fashion in coats.  MllURl'O    shoulder  0  I go  -the  A  latent  MRS.  MCLAUGHLIN'S  Millinery  Parlors  JOSEPHINE STREET  Nelson.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  .     AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.  Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Offloe corner Victoria and Word streets. Telephone 182.      -    W,A. COSTKliLO, Manager.  not-say that.   That's a  thing for a lady to say."  "No is elegante? All soldiers  that."  "No, indeed; it is far  from  gant.     What did  the soldier  when you said that?"  "Oli! llegoed."  dreadful  sny  dado  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast).  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  - ��� of all kinds,  HT WHAT YOU WANT IS, NOT HT STOCK  WE WILL HAKE IT FOR YOU  '    CALL AND GET PKICKS.  I  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co,  (LIMITED)  'CORNER OP  nKNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  kumbe^  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK.  We. carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G= 0. Buchanan's  A large Btock of ttrsb-olasa dry material on  hand, afro a (all line of Band, doors, mouldings,  burned work, etc.  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard!  Fool) of Hondryx street, Nelson  Telephone.-.91    Jo^l   Ifee,   Ag6llt  NELSON LOTS,FOR SALE.  Good building lots forsulo. Corner and mm  adjoining, ,10x1,10; $3!_S. Two inside lot.", ,V\s\W,  $i_(iO. All on Mill street;. Title clear. Apply to  Strnchan I-rothors, opposite the post office.  NOTICE.  I have impounded ono gray mule, aged, 14  hand high, owner, unknown, Tho ��� samo will be  offered tor sale on Oatobor 25.  VV, R. .TARVIS. Pound. Ke-jper.  FOR   SALE  ON   EASY TERMS  Till:  I'ROPBHTV  KNOWN' AK  The Florence Park Hotel  or Roberts' Ranch  113 acres more' or lcs. A first-class going business, with 35 acres of first-class land tinder cultivation, 5S0 fruit trees, a large proportion hearing  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 .  Cottage on Mices road. 7 room*, fuirplumbing,  beautiful location, $1650, S500 cash:  7-room house on Carbonate street, two stories,  double stairway, ��2,000, easy terms.  2 nice building lot*. Latimer street, 100x120, SOOO.  House in Hiimeaddition,'S2.100: 8200 cash, $25.00  5__. permonth pays the balance,interestnnd prin  cipal. This house has full plumbing, stone  foundation, and lot 45x130.'  Nice house. and lot near- Ward "street, on tho  south side of Silica, ��2,250; rents for 530, and  only a block from the poscoflicc.  TO REFT.  1-room cottage in rear of mj; house on Victoria  street, ��12    This cottage is comfortable and  most convenient to town,  "-room house on Mines road, ��25.  Ofilcc in  Madden Block  ^Leading Scotch Whisky  R.P.RITHET&GO.,Ltd.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  D. J. DEWAR  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J.-TAYLOR-SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairvievr  Addition.  GAIVjBLE & O'PLLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR-RENT  li-roomt.il house anil hath, together with 'kitchen  -range, complete with hot and cold water, Oh-  fierviitory street, inagnlilcent view; rent, including water rate, ��2.1 per iiionl.lt.  -i-raunieii house, corner Cedar And Oiirbonale  street..1-; 820 per month.  5-roomcd house, Hume Addition ; $15 per month.  l-roomed cottage, Gore street812.50 permonth.  0-i'oonied house, corner of JIM and Hull stii.i.ts;  t'M pur mouth, from 1st Kovcmner.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  JplNCCTOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  rmrrrmrrrxiiix, limiiiiixziiiiitzirrxamxzmf  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  TTii_rrriiTtiTTii_rjirirTiriirTriTiiri_tLramiirmi  R. REISTERER & CO.  BKKWKRa AND BOTTMRB OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt) and regular  delivery to the trade  Brewery ��t Nelson  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   JCalso-  mlnlng and Tinting.  Strictly llrst/Chuw  work.  Estimates furnished.  Residence Mill Street,  Opposite School House  NELSON, B.C.  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Largo hotel, furnished complete throughout,  in a good live town ; reasonable terms.  _.-.. A'complete set of tinner's toola.  GALLON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER. WARD STREET  FOB SALE-OHEAP"  Six lots corner Observatory and   Hull streets,  drained and cleared for building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TOTOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply Q. U LENNOX, BdUoltor. Nalion B, 0  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to  first-class wheelwright).  Special attention give  tog and custom work from outside points.  Hhnoi  by a  Special attention given bo all kinds of ropair-  * Bustom work from outside points.  Hall Ph.: bntweon  Baknr ftnrt Varnnn.  7&  TBATEBNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. & A. M.  Moats second Wednesday lu each month.  Sojourning brothron Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- NelHon Lodge, No,  25. KuiirhtH of Pythias, moots In I. O. O.V.  ay streoU. every  Visiting Knlghta  25, Knights of Pythias, moots in  Hall, corner Bakor and Kootona  Tuos'day evening at 8 o'olock,  cordially Invited to attend.  J. A. Paqucttc, K. of K. & S.  F. J.'I-nidley.G\C..;  N*  ���KLSON L. O. L., No. 1G32. mcots lu I. O. O. P.  Hall, cornor Baker aud Kootenay streets,  lsb and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethern cordially invited. K. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  NELSON .(KRIE, Number 22, Fratorual Order  of Eagles, meets every second and fourth  Wednesday Ineaoh month In Fraternity. Hall.  Visiting;.brethren woloomo. W. Qosnell, Pleat  dank, Clietrlae Prowfir, BaaraUury,  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC      ,     .  Ofllco with O. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets. '  City ofllco of the Nelson Sodawator Factory.'  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  :M  Corner Victoria and Kootenay 8tx��eta.  TELEPHONE NO.  P. O. Box  ftd  DR.  ALEXANDER  FORIN  p   .3-1  "M  OFFICR AND RESIDENCE '  Silica   street,'between "Ward'and .-.S  Josephine streets.     . ,���-  Telephone liiO.        a - L      .   ��  ENOINEEES.  flHARLKS PARKER���Mining and milling en-  ^ ginocr. Turner-Boec kh Block. Baiter street,.  NelHon. ... '  SFfI  ABCHITECTS.  -    --"  .  BWART &  CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelson.  TRADES   UNIONS.  :\��i  -j.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W.  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, i  F. o   . north- >���  east corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  "Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem -  bers welcome.M. R. Mowatt, President Jame  Wilkes,   Secrotary.    Umon Scale ok Wages  for -Nelson    District���Per  shift,    machino -  men, $3.50: hammersmen minors, 93.25; muckers,  carmen, sliovelers and other underground laborers, 93.00.  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���Tho regn- .  lar moetlnga of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be hold in tho minors' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tho .  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe. President. J. ILMathe-  son, Secretary.  rpHEregi  ���*���   are hi  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 n.iu.  _!ng_ brothers cordially Invited to  ^MaUieson, President.   W. S. Hoi-"  ular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are hold on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robinson, Prosidont.   James Colling, Secretary.  BERBERS'. UNION.���Nelson Union. No. 190. of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, c  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30  sharp..'_ Vlsltln     '    "    attendr^D  vllle, Secrotary.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson tnoets second and fourth  Tuesdays In each"month at Miners Union hall.  J. W. Etcher, president; Josoph Clark, recording  aud corresponding secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.���Nolson Laborers' Pro  tcotlvo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L.. meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-  ' !, I  Ig           can Federation cordially invited to attend.  ity  her and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of thoAinerf-    "     "   A.W.  Socretary.  McFeo, President. Pprcy Shackclton,  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-Tho  ineotlng of tho   Painters'   Union  regular  Is held  tho Drat and third Fridays iu each mouth at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. 11, Mill ward,  Prosldent; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  PLA8T1CRKRS* UNION-Tho O. P. 1. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening in the  Klllot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'clock. J. 1). Mover, president; Donald Mo  T/hmi. <Mw.ri.l_*rv' .   . .         ...  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nolson, in Wei  ICootcuny, lo wit:  Hy virtue of a writ ot tleri-facias, issued out of  the Supreme Court of Brltith Columbia, at tho  suit of the Bunk of Montreal, nlaintiffs, and tn  me directed, against the goods and chat i  tels of the Two Friends Mine, Liuiirotl  Liability, defendant",. I have seized and  taken in execution all the right, title and interest)  of the said defendants, Two Friends Mine-Limited Liability, in the mineral claim known n=i  and called "Two Frleiids,".sitnated on the divide  between Lemon and .Springer creeks, on tho easn  slope of Lemon creek, located on tho Slstdny of  July. A. U. lSft'i. end recorded in the ofllco of tho  mining recorder for (lie Slocnn Ciiy Mining.Division of tho West ICoot.Pii.iy District; on tho 10th  day of August, A. D. 1SU5; and also all the right  title and interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty (CO) toiH  of ore, more or less, mined from the mineral  claim "Two Friends," and now upon the property : To recover the sum of two thousand and  eighty-nine dollars and eighty-five cents ($2,089-  .8.".) together with interest on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and. thirty-five cents ($2080 35)  at six per centum per annum, from the "Oth day  of September, 1000. until payment, besides sheriff's poundage, ddlccr's fees, ami nil other legal  incidental expenses: All of which 1 shall expose  for sale, or .sufllcieut thereof to sat isfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at the front of my office  next to the court bouse, in the city of Nelson, B.  C on Friday tho 20th day of October.' A. D., 19Q0'  at the hour of eleven o'clock iu the forenoon.  Notk.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to Interest and title of the snld defendants.  Dated at Slocan City tho 12th day of Ootober,  1900.  S. P. TUCK, Shorlff of South Kootenay  .  . -....'''��� ���'���'i'-.i;._^:'.,;vj;;.'^^cjAi THE ���miBlJNE: iTELSON.B. C.~ WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24 .1900  Queen Victoria Chocolates  ^|B-MMBMai^MfaMHBMMMM----------ta_____M_aa--_______M-------U--^  THE   BEST   OIN"  THE  MAEKET  SOLID   O-NTLTT   BY  W. F. Teetzel & Co.  __?T3T0?   XJ3E?   MST   25   _A.ITX->  BO   CENT   BOXES  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  EVERYTHING IK|UST CO  Tremendous Sacrifice Prices of tl\e FURNITURE and CARPETS purchased by  The OLD CURIOSITY SHOP  FROM THE NELSON FURNITURE COMPANY.  Five-foot Curtain Poles, complete...             35c  Window Shades���           .     25c  Lace Curtains, 3 1-2 yards long, per pair  $1.00  Brussels Carpets, per yard    45c  Tapestry Carpets, per yard..           ���. ��� -:   65c  Body.Brussels, per yard.....         . .      .. .,$1.00  Velvet Carpet, per yard..,v ............. .      ���$1 .10  Tlie above prices for Carpets include sewing, laying and papering.  Kitchen Chairs... .......... ���   .........    50c  Dining-room Chairs.....   75c, $1.00, $1.25  Rocking Chairs........ .. $1.75 to $2.50  Resides the above the stock includes everything in the furniture  aiiel carpet line. Goods on display in the Applewhaite building, corner  Baker and Kootenay streets.  Special Sales Daily until Stock is Run Off  Ho! - For Fall Cloth[ng-To!  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 BAlCKIt STKRRT.NK._SON.  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  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The Tkibunk has a larger circulation in AVest Kootenay than any  daily printed in Canada.  Over^OO checks await claimants  at'the office of the city treasurer.  Some ol these checks were signed  over a month ago.  County court will be held hereon  Monday next before judge Forin. A  number of cases have been set down  for trial at the sittings.  The Sunday school convention for  the presbyteries of Kamloops and  Nelson opens at St,. Paul's Presbyterian church this.evening.  Candidate Foley arrived in the  city yesterday after a trip through  the Slocan. His party leaders there  predict a big Foley majority.  Mayor Houston left this morning  for Moyie, in East Kootenay, a  town in which he and ex-alderman  Teetzel have some real estate  holdings.  James Wilks returned yesterday  from a spellbinding trip through  the Slocan in the interest of candidate Foley. He reports that Foley  will get more votes in the Sloean  than both Galliher and MaeNeill.  All three committees were busy  last night-going over the voters'  lists. When they got through they  were forced to admit that the  figures published by Tnrc Tribune  yesterday were pretty near right.  A large, quantity of mail has  come into the city during the last  few days. The postoffiee officials  have been informed  that all  one  .en  of  TO  Contractors and  Builders  '$>  #  oh  Having disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we W  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal, share of patronage ^  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can jJjJQ  only say that those traits which have built up for us and maintained j���  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout^  by the new firm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommend- W  ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who W  may honor.him with their patronage.  f$!  Thanking you for past favors, %B  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.      ^  T. G. PROCTER, ij$  Late Managing Director        //$\  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  To the Public...  m  ffi  Having taken over the business of tho West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance jr.  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My ���!  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest '���V  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger $  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a 0Q  lower figure. 00  fi^ It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our (^  jm  marble products, and next season wo shall be in a position to supply jjm  ;&. these products at reasonable rates. ^  M We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Briek, Fire Clay, (fa  fan Tiles and Cement. jra  M Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken tho First Prizes at the (jfh  Jm Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.   We also jrL  2^. secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building fib  w  Stone.  #  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors  and  ^.Builders. .                                                                                    ���    W.u  ($;,.������-.'. ERNEST MANSFIELD,         ���' t��  1$. for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. t$\  ^i Successors to                                    J^/u  jm The West Kootenay Brick O- Lime Co., Ltd. (fa  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. _.       "���    ^ ,.        jfift  American  mail   fell into the �����  d'Oreillc river, but  no details  the incident were forwarded.  Tlie organ of the disgruntled  classes of; Nelson says the street  crossings are not kept as clean as  they might be. A tax of $20 a  month on the nickel-in-the-slot  machines in cigar stores and saloons  will keep every crossing in Nelson  in perfect condition from now on.  Captain Jlodgins reeeutly made\|  application to the militia authorities for the grade of major in the  Rocky Mountain Rangers. This is  taken as an indication by his  friends here that he proposes to  return to Nelson when his term oi,  service in Africa expires. '     v|  Recent rains have interfered seriously with the work on the Balfour extension. The ground is too  soft for teaming on the section between the city and Five-mile Point  and the work is practically suspended. At Procter the carpenter  crew is only working about half  time owing to bad weather.  Mayor Hardy of Greenwood is a  guest at the .Hotel Hume, having  come in to give evidence in the suit  of Waterland vs. Greenwood. He  states that Boundary City is commencing to forge ahead again large-  ly_through���the-impetus-giveirby-  smelter construction. TheLaidlaw  pyritic smelter is /well under way,  a force of 50 men being engaged on  the site of the buildings.  Mrs.. John Scoley passed away  yesterday morning at her residence  on Latimer street, after two weeks'  illness. Deceased leaves a husband  and six children, who will have the  sympathy of the community gen-  eralljr. The funeral takes place  this afternoon to St. Saviour's  church, thence to the cemetery.  The members of Kootenay Lodge  T. O. O. F. will meet at the lodge  rooms at 2 o'clock to attend the  funeral, and the members of lodge  Nelson's Queen, Sons of Euglaud,  will meet at St. Saviour's church at  2 o'clock for the same purpose.  Rev.-father Cote returned yesterday from Kaslo. In the morning  he officiated at the marriage of  Joseph T. Morrisey, steward of the  steamer Alberta, to Miss Mary McDonald,' AvhO arrived in Nelson  recently from Antigonish, New  Brunswick, to join her fiancee.  The groom was supported by Henry  Cody and the bridesmaid was Miss  Bella McDonald. Mr. and Mrs.  Morrisey will reside in Kaslo.  KELSON MINES AND MINING  Hauling Contract Let.  Henry Roy, manager of the London Consolidated and Richelieu  mines, was in the city yesterday en  route to Crawford Bay, where he  will remain several days. He con-  fi nils the report, of the closi ng of a  teaming contract with . McVeigh  -Brothers, and states that'the latter  will haul 3000 to H000 tons of ore  from the property during the winter. The wagon road will be finished shortly, and teaming will be  inaugurated as soon as sufficient  snow falls to make sleighing good,  probably about December 1st.  When the hill is covered the crew  will commence rawhiding to the  point oh the road where the haul  begins. McVeigh Brothers expect  to erect stables at both ends of the  road with an aggregate accommodation for forty horses. Tho class  of ore to be shipped is high-grade,  the concentrating grade being  saved on the "dump in contemplation of the erection of" a mill next  spring. The road promises to be  one of the best in the district. The  grade is comparatively light, witb'a  gradual slope to the lake.  Ore from the Society Girl property is being shipped to the Hall  Mines smelter.  M.S. Logan, managing director  of the Juno company, is in the city  on his regular trip of inspection.  Tlie development,work on the property has-been ..under way for a  couple of weeks and excellent progress has been made. The nature  of the rock makes, drifting on the  lead comparatively cheap.  Work at thp'Birds Eye mine is  progressing steadily.    The contract  \iov 25 feet "of sinking in the shaft  has been completed, and the crew  is now engaged in drifting 15 feet  iu each direction,.; When this is  finished   it  is  probable a 307-foot  .tunnel will be driven to crosscut  the lead.   The property is showing  up well. -  Archibald Cameron,of the Yellowstone mine was in the city yesterday on business. He states that  matters at the mine are progressing  splendidly, and that the devele-p-  ment under way. is turning out  most satisfactorily. The Sheep  Creek country, in which the Yellowstone is' located, has been  staked from . Salmo up, and if the  Yellowstone turns" out as well as is  predicted the district will undoubtedly be a. centei" of activity next  spring.      _      J   ^PERSONAL?���.      "   ' '  John Kirkup. of Rossland  is in  Nelson on official business.  N. Workman of Pilot Bay is registered at, the Tremont.  Mark Manley of Slocan  City is  registered at, t.he Hotel Hume.  G. W. Lawson, travelling auditor  for Ihe C. P. K. is at the Hotel Hume.  II.". G.   Watson  of Kelowua aud  Thomas Stevenson ofSandon are stopping at tho  Queen V.  J. A. Cameron, superintendent of  the Cranbrook division of the Crow's Nest road,  is in the city today on btisinesp.  B.C. Riblet is back from Spokane. He says the-plana for developing power  at Post Falls, on Spokane rivor, have been prepared and sent east for'approval.  ��� ��� ��� IVmCJlm ��� ��� ���  CALL  AND   SEE   OUR  NEW  FALL  STYLES  IN   MEN'S  FOOTWEAR.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  Nelson, B. C.  All the  Leading  Toes.  Heavy and  Light  Weights.  HOUSTON JILOOK,  COKNKK OAKKR AND .TOSBPIHNH. STURETS.  New Fall  Styles in  Tan,  Black and  Patent  Leathers.  Neeland's Shoe Co  *  ���BBF  H.   BYBES   <&;   CO.  jsr EiriSO-isr  KASLO  s-A_.osr_D03sr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for % Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner linker and Josephine Slrce  TELEPHONE 27  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Tolophone  callSa.  For     Rent���Store   in   Tremont  .Hotel block.''Apply to ' Malono & ���Tronlllno,���  Tremont hotel.  Mining stock 'for sale���_.250shares  of reliable stock to be aolil. Owner leaving city.  Apply box 107, city. .  Large well. furnished   rooms to  lot. Apply rooms .j and-5 Mui.donald building,  cornor Josephine and Vernon streets..  To Let���Furnished room at reas-  nblc figure; private board next. door. Fourth  house above city hall, Victoria street.    .  For   Sale���A    well    established  boarding bouse business. Apply after Rim p. in.  Carbonate street, two doors cost of Josephine.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  cottage. Water, electric light and sewerage.  Apply to Mrs. Croasdalle, Observatory street.  For.Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ofjilvio, north  side Carbonate street between Josephine and  Ward.  To Let���From and after Nov. 1st,  cottage nl the cornor of Falls and Hoover Sis.  ;l;'our looms and lean-to. Apply K. P. Wballoy,  box 518. Nelson, 11. C.  Lost���On Stanley street, between  Silica and Latimer, on Sunday afternoon, a  -���.ink-skin. -Mrs, Akeburst will be glad if the  Under will return same to her.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF KELSON  NOTICE.  ��� N'otY.o Is hereby given that under the provisions of 1 ..y-lnw No. S'J, "Pound and I)og Tax. Bylaw," it is unlawful for any person to surTer any  horse, mule, bull ox, cow, sheep, goat, pig, or  other cattle orpoultry to run at large within the  limit.-, of the City of Nelson.  Every owner of a dog in the City of Nelson is  reiiuired to pay annually a tax cf two dollars for  each dog owned by him.  No person shall sull'er or permit his dog to run  at large in the City of Nelson for which' such  person has not paid the lax required of him,'and  unless such dog shall have ���around bis neck a  collai or 'strap to wh!ch shall be"'a< Inched' a  "metallic plate to be supplied byj.lie city on payment of the said lax, the said metallic plate hav-  : ing raised or stamped thereon tlie letters C. T. P.  (city tax paid.)  Warning is hereby given thatany person guilty  of an infraction or violation of any of the provisions of tho above named Hy-law is in addition  to the foes and charges set. forth therein, liable!  upon nummary conviction to a penalty of One  Hundred Dollars and the cohts of prosecution,  and iu default of raymont to' imprisonment for a  term not exceeding two months.   Hy order,  -     ���     .1. iC. STKACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, B. C, October SUrd, 1900.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  MUNICIPAL VOTER'S  LIST.  Notice is hereby given that Section fi of the  Mun'cipnl Elections Act provides that only the  names of those persons who have paid on or be-  foro tho FIRST DAY OK NOVKMBKR, ALL  MUNICIPAL RATIOS, TANKS, ASdKSS-  MtCNTS AND LICKNSIO FifiKS (if any) payable  by them, shall be entitled to havo their names  placed on tho voters'list of the l.lunic!pallt.y.  And notice is hereby also given that the-names  of all persons who have not paid by the lirst day  of November next, all rates; taxes, assessments  and license fees (if any) payable by them, will be  omitted from said voters' list,   lly order,  -    J.lv. STP.ACIIAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, 13. C, October fflrd, 11)00.  MANX-JEOELE.  PUT UP WITH  all manner of inconvenience in  the hope that some one will  give them a watch for Xraas.  Don't do it. Mr. Dooley wanted  wan year, but he says, "I niver  got what T wanted, an' I niver  expect to.   No wan does."  Get our prices and you'l buy  ono for yourself, and get the  kind you want.  "If Brown said  so; its right.".  T. H. BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  178 Baker Street - Nelson, B. C,  NELSON TENT AND  J\WNIjtG  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  THEO J/[ADS0/4, Proprietor.  Baker Street, Nolson.  Vote for Nickerson  to .repair your watch. He was  born in the watch business.  His platform is first-class workmanship. Baker Street, opposite Queen's hotel.  i{> Something New  w  \$   MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  w   HAMSandB/tCON  At/  Vl/  it/  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON   &  u  Direct from Iowa's world iamed Corn Belt. yjfa  Iowa's Pride Ham,  22c Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c    \|/  '     __-��� _ ft  d/  \*  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  Jft   Telephone lO  Just ~Amii^E~iP^6m^^  VEAL LOAF  APPLES,   WE HAVE   THEM IN  THE  CHOICEST  VARIETY, EATING AND COOKING.  Wm, Hunter & Co.  SUCCESSORS TO  THE WESTERN MERCANTILE CO., Limited;  ~~~    NELSON     "~t~  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge op Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES~  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  - .���^ST.OREJZR(WTS_^__     .  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere.  OEFICE: CORNER HALL AKD FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS; HALL STREET WHARF  New Fall Goods  New Dress Goods in Tweed, Costume Cloth, Homespun  and Black Goods.  Shirt Waists in Corduroy Flannel Mercerised Sateen  and Flannelette.  A large range of Black Dress Skirts.   Underskirts from $1.25 to  $7.00.   Latest styles in Ladies' and Children's Jackets.  Children's Flannelette Underwear.  Our Clothing,  Gents'  Furnishings, and  Boot and  Shoe Stock is  complete.   We have the celebrated Carss' Mackinaw  Jackets and Pants.  A full line of Rubber Goods.  %  A. FERLAND&Ca  Maple Syrup  and  Honey  w^hivP iust received a large consignment of Old Settlers' Maple Syrup, the best  We ^av��n^f;/^'kX also some pure Ontario While Clover Honey.   Try it.  Houston Block,  telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  A.  &  our-gKSggairr COSTS BUT ONE CENT1��^cnlqTsSI3  To...-  Nevor  .irnn iib i_ Dost card that wo may call and give eatimateB.  It saves many dollars.  ve��Phave any plumbiiig^done nntll you W. seen our goods and our prices.  OPPOaiTH  H56TOl*ICB,  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers*  ||^��^fe^!^% _:;__. -iw^^^lL

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