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 7&&&M&  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:   FRIDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 9  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  fc*  ;<,&tg��:  WELCOMED HOME THE YETERAN  Nelson Does Honor to Her First Returning Hero From  ,   the South African War.  ALEXANDER S. LEE ARRIVES FROM THE SCENE OF ACTION  Alexander S. Lee, the lirst Nelson  volunteer to reach home from the  South African war, arrived here  yesterday afternoon on the steamer  .Moyie. His reception was enthusiastic if somewhat informal, but Lee  was made to understand that his  Kelson friends were glad to have  him home again and fully appreciated the fact of his having sacrificed  a year of his life in a service where  Mio rewards were few and thehard-  ships many, lie wore the active  service jacket and trousers, topped  off by a Scotch bonnet. The returned volunteer looked exceedingly well and is in perfect health,  lie came .'through': the'.: campaign  without a scratch aud was one of  the yery. few meu in the firsts contingent;- who never lost a day  through sickness. - -"a-  ��-  The Moyie arrived - here yesterday afternoon over an .hour., ahead  of time. This threw the arrangements for a reception all out of  kilter, and about the time, the  reception committee and the militia  company was preparing for the  proceedings the whistles along the  lake front announced the approach  of the steamer. A mile up the  lake the Moyie, which carried big  Hags at bow and stern in addition  to the ordinary burgee, opened  with a long blast from her whistles.  This was taken up, by the Kokanee  and International and by the mills  on the water front. The din drew  300 or 100 people to the wliai-f in a  few minutes, and when the steamer  tied up a ringing cheer went up for  the returned volunteer. > Lee shook  hands all round and was then taken  to the armory, where the militiamen of the cifcy held a reception.  Contrary to the usual rule among  the Canadian volunteers, Lee enjoyed his year in Africa. There  were numerous drawbacks of course,  but he was fortunate in escaping  wounds and illness, and after becoming hardened to campaigning,  the experience was pleasant for one  with a taste for soldiering. Lee  doesn't want any more service in  Africa but he is quite willing to go  to China or any other foreign  country should volunteers be asked  for. The Canadian regiment acquitted itself creditably and was  put into places where good stuff  was required, thereby indicating  the confidence reposed in them by  lord Roberts and lesser generals.  They achieved a lasting reputation  as~fora~gers~to~o7_3o7Dn~aft~er_tlfeir  ���fr-  arrival in Africa some wag called the  Canadians "The Thousand Thieves"  and the name stuck to them all  over Africa. If there had been  any loot in the country the Canadians would have brought back  most of it, but the vast majority  of Boers were,so poor that in nine  houses out of ten there was  nothing as valuable as a  pot of .jam. Apparently most  of the Boers seemed to live on  corn meal and milk with mutton.  The ordinary kitchen furniture  consisted largely of a three-legged  iron pot and few houses in the  rural districts had even sugar. Lee  sizes the Boer up as incorrigbly  la/.y and good for nothing. lie has  Been many fine farms which have  been in the one family for several -  generations and all the ground  under actual cultivation would be  a few acres under the homestead.  The balance of the land would be  used for grazing, farmers evidently  figuring oiit that this was less  trouble. All tho Boers seemed to  want was the actual necessities of  life and 'there were no signs about  any of the farmers' houses to indicate that they ever aspired to even  trifling luxuries. As the troops  passed through the country the  Boer women were willing to sell any  king of supplies they possessed to  the soldiers, aud so far as he saw  had but little of the antipathy to  the British as ascribed to them.  Lee was at Paardeburg when  Cronje capitulated. The Nelson  man was serving with the Maxim  gun squad under captain Hodgins,  aud they had their weapon ou an  eminence from which splendid prac- J  tice   could   be had.     During   the  siege of Cronje's laager the Maxim  disabled one Boer gnu  and played  with deadly effect on the trenches.  Some   of   the   troops    wanted   to  storm the laager with the bayonet,  but lord Roberts would  not permit  this because of the loss of life that  would be entailed needlessly, as he  had a cordon', of 70,000 men around  the   Boer entrenchment, and   the  latter must give in when they realized this fact.   A few days passed  around until on the evening of the  anniversary of Mnjuba Hill Roberts  sent a message to Cronje reminding  him   of   the state ot   affairs and  demandingsurrender on the following day.    Next morning the A$iole  line was awake to watch- developments.     When enough light* was  had   to   commence   firing   sniping  began along the British line and a  gun or two was fired to remind-the  Boers   that   tliem^were  60 or- 70  British   cannon   oi'itside  ready to  open     fire.       Then     the     white  Hag     went     up   and     a    couple  of       men       came      out       with  their hands in  the air.    When it  was seen that the white flag was  respected, for the British had been  fooled   so   many   times' that they  no longer ceased fire when the peace  signal was raised, the Boers came  trooping out of the laager.    "They  seemed to rise out of the earth;"  says Lee, "like the fairies coming  througlrthe floor in a pantomime.  The whole lot trooped out in front  of the trenches and lined up there  without arms.   It was really one of  the most remarkable spectacles of  the war.   When the troops started  in to loot the laager they discovered  that   the Canadians, had stolen. a  march.   At break of day 00 or 70 of  our men had crawled over into the  Boer camp and pillaged the wagons.  They were returning loaded with  sacks of provisions when the balance of the outfit were just starting in."  After Paardeburg Lee marched  to Bloemfontein, then to Johannesburg and Pretoria. Here he left  the regiment with major Hodgins  who has a snug berth on the railroad under construction to parallel  the Netherlands road. Major  Hodgins has' charge of a 70-mile  section and is not likely to return  to Nelson for some time at least,  as there will probably be considerable railroad building in the now  territory.  Lee states that niuch of the sickness aud discomfort of the campaign arose out of the provisions  _and���d ri nki n g~water. Wheir~th~e~  troops got ahead of the transports  they Avere in bad shape for food, on  one occasion the ration for three  days being a handful -of--ground  indian corn per day. All the men  carried the emergency ration issued  by the British commissariat, not  the bunkum article sent out  from Canada, and this came in  handy. One half of the bin  contained four ounces of meat extract .and meal and the other part  held a cakoof choclate prepared with  milk and sugar. It was a serious  offence to touch this ration without  special orders but Lee took chances  on it three times: The first occasion  was when the gun squad was left  on a kopje for the best part of 24  hours without provisions and when  the men were examined the chief  officer expressed the opinion that  they were justified. The other two  occasions when Lee bolted his emergency rations were on the long  march to Bloemfontein when the  men were expected to do 40 miles a  day on a handful of meal. He got  three and seven days C. 13. for these  offences and "confined to barracks"  on the march is not the joke it  would appear to be, for a deal of  dirty work while the balance of the  regiment sleeps is involved. Often  the food served put could not be  cooked because of a total lack of  fuel.  A Boer's farmhouse with wooden  floors or doors was a gilt-edged  snap for the soldiers, who carried  off anything which could be burned  and might be seen on the march all  next day packing bundles of sticks  with which to cook dinner at night.  Lee further believes that tlie ser  vice camp kettle was responsible  for a good share of the enteric  fever. It was so constructed that  each kettle had several seams  which caught grease. When fuel  was so scarce that the soldiers  could not get enough to more than  warm up a kettle for tea it was out  of the question to boil water with  which to cleanso the kettle properly, and many scores of them  became foul and disseminated  the corruption which bred fevers.  There was comparatively little  African or malarial fever in the  army.  The water was unusually bad  and Lee tells ' an amusing story in  connection with one camping  place. There was a tiny pond at  this spot and the brigade which  had preceded the Canadians had  bathed in it, washed' their clothes;  and the transport mules had wallowed in the pond until it was a  startling sight. The Canadians  came along next day however, did  their washing and took the water  for cooking purposes. While they  were-in camp the City Imperial  Volunteer?, a swagger volunteer,  corps from London came along, and  when Lee was at the pond- one of  the London swells walked down to  the pond with a shirt in one hand  and a piece of scented soap in the  other. As he looked at the turbid  water and saw the hoof marks, he  observed in tones of deepest disgust, "good gracious, . must "we  really wash our clothes in the  water those beastly tmules have  been drinking." 'The average English "volunteers were practically  useless, some of the Imperial Yeomanry being unable to saddle their  mounts.  The trip home was by no means  uneventful. An order had been  issued that the 330 or 400 men  could have no liquor, but the stewards"; of the Idaho had laid in  enough liquor ostensibly to supply  the officers' mess to keep the whole  outfit'gloriously drunk all the way  home. There was no difficulty  about procuring booze, tlie only  requisite being the price. . The  Idaho had 250 Boer prisoners to  discharge at St. Helena, and guards,  were kept till the steamer touched  there; After that-* the men did'as  they pleased and there was a genuine hot time aboard. The volunteers slept all. day in the sun on  deck and raised "Ned" all night  'tween decks. At Halifax the  whole outfit was dined by the city,  and then at the garrison barracks,  a feature of the latter entertainment being forty hogsheads of beer  ranged about the wall. Tlie contingent was fairly overwhelmed by  the citizens, buttons, straps and  rifles being taken from them right  and left.  Private Lee's discharge from  active service date.-* from November 10th, when he will have been  under arms for one year and 18  days  VAN HORNE SAILS FOR CUBA  TO  SECURE  LINUS   ON  TRANSPORTATION  THE  ISLAND.  The  Company  He   Represents  talized for Throe Million  Dollars.  Capi-  TORONTO   STOCK   EXCHANGE.  THURSDAY'S QU0TATI0N3,  stock.                                        Apl-ed.  Bid.  2i  1'  Black Tail..' -.          14  10  5  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...          73  y  65  1 25  un  a ou  o .  2i  Ri  H  H  21  2(1  ft  It  WJ  LonePine-Sui-priseConsoJidated..          H  7i  1  1.'.  .'a  /  ,20-  IK.*  1  :i7  iu  78  1  Itambler-Cai-iboo Consolidated ...         251  211  bit  ���1  :��  1 Oil  White "Sear...           KJ:  :t  SAT.ES.  o  2;'.  :i  .   1  13.'.  -''(  71  7��  . Manuscripts of Mukden.  St. Petersiiurg, November 8.���  Learned men of this city or planning a scientific expedition to examine the immense number of man-  scripts at Mukden discovered by  Russian troops, among them being  ancient Greek and Roman documents, supposedly taken by the  Mongolians on their retreat from  the Occident: They are believed to  be of great historical value.  PHiLADELPHiAVPenusyl vania, November 8.���Following a meeting of  New York, Philadelphia and Canadian capitalists, in this- city last  night sir William*'v>ri Home, chairman of the .'board of directors  of the Canadian -Pacific Railway compans*, rind his son, R. B.  Van Home, of Montreal, sailed from  here today.on the steamer Admiral  Sampson for/Santiago where they  will make an effort to secure options  on all horse and .trolley lines in  Cuba and also on all sugar plantations oh the island.  The departure of the two men  was the result', of-, the permanent  organization at. last night's meeting of the Cuba company with a  capital.of :$8,000,000. Sir William  presided at the meeting, and others  present b'esides-.his son were William Elkins and Thomas Dolan' of  "this city. R. A. .C'Smith, president  jofthe Cuba 4VIn.il Steamship Company and Perci'val Farquharson of  New York, and Dr. T. W. Sheppard  and M. L- Evans of Montreal. The  entire capital stock of the company  it is said by those interested has  been subscribed.  A Steamship Trust.  BALTu'roREgMaryland, November  8.���Rumors ' were1 current today  concerning a combination of trans-  Atlantic steamship companies which  "will involve several' companies and  many million of dollars. .-It was  said the .Atlantic Transportation  Company,-.which'foperates lines of  steamships/ between- New York,  ��� Philadel-MXfaJ-'"-Baltimore- and -London, will be part, of the combination. Bernard N.' Baker, president  of "the company,-said: "I have nothing to give out." Details of the  deal are carefully guarded, but it is  understood the stockholders of the  Atlantic Transportation - Company  will receive more than $200 per  share for their.;-holdings in the  event of a consummation of tlie  deal.  German Cruelty.  Berlin, November   8.-  pers continue to print  The pa-  letters from  German soldiers in China showing  the terrible   atrocities   committed  by   German-  troops. A   letter  printed today describes the capture  of a- certain village. Bayonets  were fixed and-a lieutenant was  commanded, to   shoot    down    or  j3ayonet_ eve_ry_bo_dy_in__sight. Dur^  ing the night many Chinese were  killed, including a woman and  child.   ���   Will Come to Victoria.  Montreal, November 8.���Corporal Bly the of the-first Canadian  contingent, who was granted his  diploma from the Congregational  college while on active service, has  been appointed pastor of the Congregational church, Victoria, lie  will.enter upon his duties next j'ear.  A Steamer Wrecked.  San Francisco, November 8.���  The Australian steamer Olga, captain Descovitxch,' went ashore in a  heavy fog tonight in front of the  United States life station near tlie  Cliff House, a short distance south  of the entrance to San Francisco  bay. The steamer went ashore at  low tide, broadside on. She lies in  a bad position. Tugs have gone to  her assistance. Tlie crew is safe.  The Olga is from South Soura Bay,  Java, with a cargo of sugar. She  is a vessel of 20."55 net tonnage, 310  feet long, 45 feet beam.  Dewet Gets It in the Leg.  Pretoria, by rail to Charleston,  Natal, November 7.���General Dewet  has been wounded in the leg in a  fight with the troops of general  Knox at Rensburg drift. According to native reports the Boer com-,  mander narrowly escaped capture.  Made His Fortune in Theatricals.  Frank Gardner, the American  living in London who paid $500 for  a seat at the monster benefit for  the Galveston sufferers, arranged  by sir Henry Irving, and  has en  gaged Tod Sloan to buy a racing  stable for him and ride his horses  after he has them, made his great  fortuno   in   Australia   and   South  Africa.     He  was at   one time   a  theatrical manager in control of a  spectacular play,  which   was   exhibited  in  the .smaller cities, and  afterward traveled with an actress  known as. Lizzie May Ulmer, who  became his   wife.   .She was acting  in   Australia   when   her   husband  made some fortunate mining investments.   Later they .went to London to live; and there Mr. Gardner  became   associated    with    Barney  Barnato, then at the height of his  prosperity.     Through    this    connection Mr. Gardner much increased  his already large fortune, and today he is worth many millions.  He  gave ..$5000 to the -hospital   ship  Maine, and became associated with  most of the Americans who thought  that philanthropic vessel was'going  to carry them into English society.  Mr. Gardner is the last to survive  of the men closely associated with  Barney Barnato in the days of his  greatest success. '  Germans Delighted.  Berlin, November 8. ��� German  government'circles are all delighted  at president McKinley's re-election.  The United States embassy today  received numerous expressions .to  that' effect. Everybody is discussing the results. - Dr. Von Hol-  lenben, the German ambassador to  the United St��**,tes, who ��� is now in  this city, said to, the correspondent  of the Associated Press .about the  result:    "We all rejoice over it."  Dr. Barth, tlio Frpisinnige leader,  said: "I consider McKinley's election, all things considered,-the best  result. Although Icannot endorse  his imperialistic tendency, yet 1 regard his election as most conducive  to the interests of general civilization when compared with the results which Mr. Bryan's election  would have brought." a  HOW THEY HAVE IT, SIZED Ul  Political Leaders in Both Countries Issue  Statements^!  on the Result. -    ' "k  FOSTER OF ST. JOHN AND BRYAN OF NEBRASKA EXPLAIN  3911  Parade and Smoking Concert.  The Nelson Rifle Company, was to  have had-a .torchlight parade last  night in honor of the return of A.  S. Lee, but at the last moment the  band failed to materialize and,, the  program was .cancelled.-- -"-'���It is. the  intention" to-hold the parade at 7:30  o'clock tonight and to give a  smoking concert at the opera house  at 8 o'clock. Private Lee is expected to relate some of his experiences in Africa and the affair  promises to be rao3t enjoyable. The  company will meet at the armory  sharp at 7:30 o'clock.  More Precincts Heard From.  Vancouver, November 8.���The  following additional returns have  been received:  San Juan���Smith S, Wooley 1,  Sloan 0.  Clayoquotr���Smith 20, Sloan 0,  Wooley 8.  Uchulet���Smith 3, Sloan 0,  Wooley 5.  Germany's War Budget.  Berlin, November 8. ��� lb has  leaked_out_that_the_ forthcoming  imperial budget will provide for  two new pioneer battalions of three  companies each for each army corps.  It will also provide 3,500,000 marks  for building a harbor at Dantzig.  At Kiel a large anchorage and harbor for warships will be built, together with a harbor for the torpedo boats, capable of holding sixty  of the largest. At Wilhelmshaven  two immenso dry docks will be  built.  Roanoke, Vs  Snow in Virginia.  irginia,  November S.  ���The mercury took a sudden  tumble here today. Snow fell this  evening for the first-time this winter. The Allegheny mountains  hereabouts are covered tonight.  Short Shrift.  Memi-miis, Tennessee, November  8.���Lit Nebers, colored, who shot  and killed J. L, Holcolmb, while  near Coahoma, Mississippi, last  night, was arrested by bystanders.  Today his corpse was found swinging from a tree.  Russia Will Colonize.  St. Petersburg, November 8.���  The Russian government intends  sending an agent to tlie "United  States to study the homestead  legislation with a view to its partial. application to the peasant  communities.  McKinley Carried Nebraska.  Omaha, Nebraska, November S.���  Complete returns from two-thirds  of the counties in Nebraska and  scattering returns from the balance  show that McKinley has carried  Nebraska by a plurality of at least  2000.  St. John,  New  Brunswick,  November 8.���Hon. George E. Foster  has issued a   statement ascribing  his defeat to too   much Blairism  and Tarteism.  Continuing,'he says:  .������Don't imagine we are discouraged.  Not a bit of it.    Laurier is a skin  disease, and like the measles  must  have its run, but the body politic  will return to sane conditions.    Ontario's condemnation  is the grim  spectre   which   haunts    the   feast  even now, a ghostly reminder of  what is ultimately in store for the  pledge   breakers   and    the    sham  purists."  . In conclusion, Mr. Foster urges  members of his party to draw  closer and at once begin a contest  for correct principles, consistent  action and prudent administration  at Ottawa.        May Retire in Favor of Tupper.  Ottaava, November S.���Tt is said  that George Kidd, Conservative,  elected in Carlton county, a Conservative stronghold, will retire in  order to make room for either  Tupper or Foster. It is also stated  tliat sir Charles'may run in either  Yale-Cariboo or Burrard.  f discovered a new way of governiiig^'j  without mistakes, but because id}'  all three countries there has been a 'p.\  stirring of national life to new:and^  great issues and because the oppol,\|  sition parties have been foiirid^but*-'  of touch with national feeling.!.' ?ir5M  The Daily ChronicleTbelieves'tha^f'  sir Wilfrid Laurier owes his'sue-J?-;L  cess to the fact tnat no manjhas^|  yet arisen to fill the place of',tKe;f|j  late sir John Macdonald.  The Daily Mail points out thatjet?  England has thus far failed to make s|  any_ returns for Canadian loyalty^  and urges that some compensation-'*  be made at once.  *$*  How English Papers View It''. ���:.-,  London, November 8.���The morning papers irrespective "of party express unbounded satisfaction at "sir  Wilfrid Laurier's .victory."���-* The  Daily News utilizes it to read -a  lesson to the British 'anti-war "Liberals and says: ''"It is aremarkable  fact which Liberals nearer^ home  .would, do. _well - to_ .pander, that no  more eloquent statements of the  justice of the British cause have  been mado than by sir Wilfrid  Laurier."  All the papers discuss the coincidence of three notable cases in  which the swing of the political  pendulu.-n has been arrested, and  the Daily News remarks: "Does it  portend a new factor in democratic  politics ? " The only safe conclusion'  is that what has happened is not  because lord Salisbury, Mr. McKinley and  sir  Wilfrid Laurier have  *KSa*l  -���?**% r  Bryan Makes a Statement.  Lincoln, Nebraska,'November 8:\%  W. J. Bryan tonight-gave .6ut,th'e|*|  following statement* concerning.the^l:  election:.  "The  result Avas a* sui-f^f  prise to our opponents as well asto^  those who voted our' ticket.    Itisy  impossible to analyze, the "returns?!?  until they are more complete,'but?|  speaking generally Ave have gained��j"'  in the large cities and have lost iiiJJ'  the   smaller    cities    and " ��� jn" the"5|  country.     The ,< Republicans ^were^  able to secure tickets or", passes;foV?|  their voters who were away .from;*,"';  home and r gave. them considerable^  advantage/' ,We have no' way'jof]'fi  knowing--, at this timexho.w~much$f,  >-money-Avas spent in  tlie^pnr'cbase;^  of'.votes -and -in colonization,*- -butjf  while these Avould account for s'6me.il  of the Republican gains'they'couldilj;  hot-account for the Avidespread'in-JiJ  crease in the.Republican vote. V''.~l'i&  . ^'Tfie^pro'sperity   argument Iwas^"  probably* the most potent one usedjjs  .by.the Republicans.*'  They com*^;|  .pared/present^ conditions 'with" thet?  panic  times.~*of7'03 "tb/96*and'this��  argument.had  weight  with, those.ff  who did not stop to consider - they  reasons for the change.   The appeal;  ' stand by the  president while the1,,  war is on,'had a great deal of jm-?-:  fluence among those Avho. did not;?  realize that war against a/doctrine"i  of self-government in  the Philip-*^  pines must, re-act upon us in. thisf4:  country.-  We ha\re made an honesty)  fight   upon   an    honest - platform*>,  and having done our duty as wo"4  saw it, have nothing to regret."    Vy  m  Fifteen Million Dollar Mine.  Denver, Colorado, November 8.'���  Although the reported sale of the  Portland mine is denied at the office  of the company in Colorado Springs,  it is generally believed in mining, circles that this great  Cripple-Creek���property���will���pass-  into the hands of an English syndicate, consisting of the Venture corporation, the Exploration, Company  and Warner, Beft <fc Company, the  South Africau diamond mine owners  and investors in Mexico mines and  raihvays. It is said chat the price  to be paid is $15,000,000. It is believed locally that the Portland will  bo consolidated Avith Stratton's Independence Limited. Such a consolidation Avould create probably  the greatest gold producing property in tho Avorld.  Northern Pacific Prosperity.  New Yoitic, November 8.--The  directors of tlio Northern Pacific  railway at a meeting today declared an extra dividend of one polecat on the common stock of the  company. In February the board  declared a regular semi-annual dividend of one per cent Avith one per  cent extra. In August the regular  semi-annual dividend was declared,  but an extra declaration Avas  omitted. Today's extra dividend  of one per cent brings the total of  the year up to four per cent.  For Free Cuba.  Havana, November 8.���Tlie committee on rules of the Cuban constitutional convention is discussing  the adA'isability of holding secret  sessions after permanent organization has been effected, which will  probably take place at the reopening of the conA'ention next Monday.  Senores Capote, Yamayo aud  Rivera are the most prominent  candidates for tho presidency of  tlie convention. La Tucha says:  "The difficulty will not be in drawing up a constitution, but reaching  an agreement as to the - relations*^  Avhich are to subsist between Cuba" -''  and the United States.    We take it,-^  that the convention, will  agree onJ,\  three fundamental points, .namely,-  no   relations   with   other   govern-"  ments except  through  the' United  States,-no-power-toinegotiate-loans"ij  and no authority to upset peace,  and order."  The Truth  of the Railroad Stealings.  Ottawa, November 8.���-The following statement was made today  by one of the officials of the C.P.R.  regarding the recent ticket ��� thefts  .in British Columbia: "The facts are  that two conductors were in collusion with a hotel runner; to re-sell  used tickets or tickets- already  traveled 011 at reduced rates and  divide receipts. There is no truth  in the reports that thousands of  dollars were secured before tho  syndicate Avas discovered. Neither  is it a fact that detectives from  PiiiKerton's agency Avere engaged  on the case."  To Promote Commerce.  Pah is, November 8.���The customs  committee of the chamber cf  deputies met today. Tho opiuicn  pruA'ails that the re-election of  president McKinley will-lead to a  Franco-American commercial. conA'ention being shortly submitted to  the Washington senate, whose vote  is aAvaitcd before tho measure will  be brought before .the French  chamber.   Increases in Population.  ���   Washington, November S.���The'  population  of the state of Maine >  as announced by the census bureau,  is   094,460, as  against   001,080   in,  1890.    This is an increase of 33,380,"I  or five per cent.    The population of !J  Massachusetts   as     officially     an-'  nounced   is   2,805,340,   as   against  2.238,943 in 1890.   This is an in-*  crease of 500,403, or about 25.2 per  cent.      > 2  THl*" TETBtTNE:  KELSON B. C'FttTDAT JSTOATOBER 9-190.0  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 16TO.  LADIES  Now  come  your  that our  that   the   cold   spell  around   we   would  attention      to     the  has  call  fact  JAILOR MADE SUITS  are just the pure stuff to wear  during the frosty weather. We  have*  NOW IN STOCK  Navy and Black Serge,  Taffeta Silk Trimmings  Tweed Mixtures, also with  Taffeta Silk Trimmings  has finer and larger retail and a  greater number of wholesale house*  than either Rossland, New Wesb-  minftter, or Nanaimo. She contributes more revenue to both the  Dominion and provincial governments than either of the others,  and has more railway and steamboat tonnage. And, above all, she  has the finest Salvation Army  band on the Pacific Coast.   . ,  SEE THEM  at the  NELSON, B. C.  f!Dhe fffritame*  j-jriimixixxrmiiriir'mxTTTrrTTTTrtTTTTi*f*a  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  I  From and after October 1st, all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune  who are served by carrier will-  be required to pay their subscript  tions weekly to the carrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .      .  Monthly, by carrier  Three Months, by carrier  Six Months, by carrier   .  One Year, by carrier  *n��mT*c  David Matik Carley, who was  selected as the head push of the  Conservative party in-Nelson at the  opera house night before last, has  declared that he will* only follow  the leadership of Honest John liag-  gart of South Lanark.  ���=-T-HE^Rossland-Miner ,-which���pro-=  fesses to be a Liberal organ, is  somewhat galled to find that only'  one man in Rossland agrees with it  politically, and that man happens  to be " Life-Long-Conservative "  Alexander Dick.  ��� It Avas C. P. Rism and not Blair-  ism or Tarteism that knocked out  George E. Poster in the city of St.  John. The people are aAA'akeuing  to tho fact that the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company Avields  altogether too much political  power in Canada, and they will  keep in office men like Andrew G.  Blair of NeAV BrunsAvick until railways like the Canadian Pacific  ' either go out of politics or into the  hands of the government.  Nelson claims  to be  the  third  town in  British  Columbia.     Vancouver easily ranks first, and  none  ean   dispute    Victoria's   place    as  second.    Rossland,  NeAV Westminster, Nanaimo, and Nelson are in a  bunch, but Nelson must be given  first   place among the four.    .She  not-only is third ip population, but  third in  everything that shows a  growing,  progressive town.      She  has more miles of passable roads,  sidewalks, sewers, and more blocks  of permanently improved streets ;  more water connections, more electric   light   connections,   and  more  sewer connections   than either of  the others above mentioned.   $he  Where avos the Rossland Miner  when the miners of Kootenay Avere  fighting for tho eight-hour day? It  was in tho camp of the enemy.  Whore Avas the same Rossland  Miner when the contest Avas on for  member of the legislature? Did it  support the candidate in the Rossland riding who was pledged against  the repeal of the eight-hour law ?  No; it .was again in the camp of  the enemy. , Its owners and editors  have not been changed....-if" they'.:  were not tiie friends of the miners  and laboring, inen of0.Koofcenay six  months and a year ago, it surely is  -not unfair to say.- that, their professed : friendship, now should be  taken ���.���with a grain of salt.  The report from Ottawa that sir  Charles'Tupper may be a candidate  in either * Burrard or Yale-Cariboo  may be true. ' If Burrard Avants  him, she can have him and welcome.  Yale-Cariboo does not want him,  and Avill not Jiave him. This is not  because of any personal feeling  against the veteran. There aro feAV  men iu this constituency but Avill  admit that sir Charles Tupper lias  been a power in Canada's political  life, probably not always for the  best,-but still a great power. None  will say"that he is lacking in either  courage or ability; and' he has  made a magnificent fight for a man  of his age. But Yale Cariboo has  within her limits her own sons able  and willing to battle for her  terests at Ottawa.  vaporing individuals who imagine  that party politics is the chief industry in this great but undeveloped  country.  The French-Canadians of Quebec  set-'in to imagine that they have the  same right as the people of other  sections of Canada have, that is, to  vote as they please. This is not at  all satisfactory to the people who  imagine that all people should think  and vote as they do.  There will bo just two Labor  party men iu the next parliament  of Canada, provided, of course,,  that the candidate of that party in  this-constituency is not successful.  It Avould be a fitting recognition of  the party' to offer a seat in the  cabinet to the leader of tho two,  that is, Ralph Smith, coal miner, of  Naiiaimo, British Columbia.  m-  So.aie of the Liberals of Nelson  are making threats of what they  will do to the workinginen hereafter, because the workinginen have  placed a candidate in the field for  member of parliament. This is on  a par with the threats made by  some of the Avorkingmen against  men who have the courage to:sup-  po'rt the candidate of their choice.  This is a free" country, and intolerant Liberals and intolerant Labor  party men will find that their  threats will'have little influence in  future elections. The great majority of the people are not politicians, and they are not influenced  to an appreciable extent   by the  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  ~~       Inside^Finish^^^  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast).  Newer Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Roughi;and  Dressed Lumber  of all kindf, ._ . .. ,  ir WnAT TOD WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MASK IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES,  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records 'we're:  Transfers���rA quarter, 'interest* in  ��� the -Kaki claim oh Morning mountain, by John W. Wal by to James  II. Nickerson; a half interest in the  A. claim, live miles from Nelson, on  the east side of the N. <fc P. S. track,  by Charles Munroe to; James H.  Nickerson.  Locations���The Gold Ledge on  Wild Horse creek; a re-location of  the Gold Bar by Jennie O. Ellis.  Certificates of work���-To C. C.  Ladd on the Keystone fraction; to  J. R. Cranston on Cranston's Bank;  to John Morgan on the Black Bear.  m  to  to  00- 0000-00. 00. 00--00i.-_mf ��� 00. 00 ��� 00- 00'00  FRED  IRVINE <&  GO.  to  to  to  to  to  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  L,adies*   Department,  to  to  to  ^i\tSOA��  s  Specially recommended  for dyspepsia, loss of  appetite, sleeplessness,  indigestion, weakness  from whatever cause,  nervousness, fevers,  consumption, malaria  and general (lobiltty.  Women complain- of a  tired feeling. Wilson's Invalid's Port is immediate  and efficacious, leaving no  narmful effects.  men'will find It particularly valuable as a restorative and a'strenRthener of  the body and nerve system  Wu recommend thin tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, II, C.  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Speci.il s.nle of ladies' and children's .wool'vests, drawers,  and   combination   suits,   flannelette   night  dresses,  udrawers and skirts.      ���      ���  Ladies' flannelette,; ���'cashmere,  .ilpacia,   silk,  satin,  and  French flannel blouse Avaists.  Ladies' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from best  makers at exceedingly low prices.  Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  Ladies' "R & G," "P D," and "D A!' corsets from 75  cents up.  Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from 1 to 10 years  of age.  Ladies' golf capes, at all prices.  Men's   Department.  Millinery   Department.  We are now showing the balance of our imported pattern  hats at cost prices; also a large stock of ladies'  ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  We are offering men's fleece-lined underwear, in sizes 34  to 44, from 65 cents each up.  Men's Cartright & Warner's national wool and cashmere  shirts and drawers, from $r.50 each up.  Men's flannel, cotton flannelette, cashmere and silk night  shirts. Men's pajamas in all wights. Black cashmere sox 25 cents per pair.  Latest novelties in neckwear, collars, cuffs, regatta negligee and fllannel shirts.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  House   Furnishing  Department.  White lace curtains, from 75c per pair; chenile and tapestry portieres, from $3.50 per pair; chenile and  tapestry table covers from 75 cents.  Tapestry carpets, from 45c per yard up ; Brussel carpets,  from $1.00 per yard up; Wiltons from $1.25 per  yard up ; Axminsters, from $1.25 per yard up.  Floor oilcloth, from 35 cents per yard up.  White bed spreads in all qualities ; Wool comfortables  from $1. 25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from $2.50 up;  wool blanket (white) from .$3.50 up.  All    Cai-pets   Sewn    and    aUaid    Free    of   Charge.  FRED  IRVINE & CO  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  M  Surpassing-  Display in  Fall Suitings  J. A. Say ward  HALL AND UKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HKNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-l White Pine Lurnber Always  Stoclt.   .  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Ncelands'Building, Baker Street).  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   THE   QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  VOTE  FOR ...  A.  H.  MacNEILL  of Rossland  Candidate of the 'Liberal-Conservative Party for Member  of tlie House of Commons for Yale-Cariboo.  3-21 to 331 Biker Street, Nolson.  American at\d European- Plans.  MEALS  CENTS  ROOMS LIG HTKD BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25=CENT8^TO.gl  Large stock ot high-class imported' goods. A  specially of tho square shouldor���the latest  fashion 111 coats.  Kootenay   Coffee  NELSON. B. C.  Co.  in  Coffoo roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted ooffee of bead quality as  follows 1  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound.._..JJ   10  Java and Mocha Mend, 3 pounds , 1 00  Kino Santos, 1 pounds .-.. 1 00  Santos Blend, 0 pounds ���. _ 1 00  Our Special Blond. X pounds  1 00  Our lUo Koasb, 6 pounds  1 00  A tnal order BOllolbod.   Salesroom 2 doorH etuit  of GililfflllnwH hlftck. W��Ht Dakar utaraob.  C.W. West & Co.  COAL,!      WOOD I  ~ $6,15  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65  Crow's Nest  Coal  DBLIVBBED  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELBON.  ��� !*  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large - comfortable' bedrooms and  flrsb-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men,  RATES $2 PER DAY  IV|rs. E. C. ClarKe, Prop.  LATE OF THK, ROTAL HOTKI, CALGARY  ELECTORS  During tho heat, of the elections  '"'Vote  for tho     .^  10c       BIG   SCHOONER       10c  Beer or Half-and-half at tho..  Always fresh.  Tho only good Beer in Nelson  PLATFORM  Adopted by the Liberal-Conservative Party in Convention  at Revelstoke, September 15th, 1900  Wo, tlie delegates of the Liberal-Conservative party of Yale-Cariboo  constituency, in convention t.Fsembled, reaffirm the principles of the  party, and more particularly that cardinal principle, protection to homo  industries, nnd that that principle bo carried out so that all sections of  the country shall equally share its benefits.  Tlie ��one industry on which the prosperity of this constituency is  almost wholly dependent is mining; and we believe that our mining industries are as fairly entitled to protection, as the .manufacturing industries of Eastern Canada ; therefore, we advocate that the duties on lead  :and.leadLprodticts JbeJncreased. soJJiat Jihey shaU Jbe ag high as those now  imposed by tlie United .States on the same articles.  That the output of the precious metal mines is largely increasing,  therefore we favor the establishment of a mint, so that the specie in circulation shall be that of our own instead of that of a foreign country.  We advocate the restriction of the immigration of Chinese and Japanese, and all classes who cannot become good citizens of the Dominion  of Canada,- and suggest the adoption of the principles of the Natal Act.  British Columbia has not now the representation in the federal parliament tha t slio 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 TRADE  jERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHOllPK & .CO., LIMITRll.-Cornev Vornon  ���*��� and Cedar streeta, Nelaon, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in icnited waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  luineral wator.   Telephone (Ki.  ASSAYEHS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Joscphino streets, NoIhoii, wholesale dealers In assaycrs supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  ���  ,     COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS &. CO.-Baker streot, NolROn  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, cigars  coinent, flro brick and tire clay, water, pipe ;and  steel rails, aud general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY'ELECTRIC SUPPLY Sc CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-WhoIoHaledeal.  ors in telephones, annunciators, bollii, batteries,  fixtures, etc, Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KER  MILLING   COMPANY  . ���Cereals, Flour, Grain,; Hay.  Straight or  mixed cars shipped- to all -^Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-    1  =Ednionfon=R^R.=Mills=at=Viotoria,5=New-west>={  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  . street, Nelson (George F. Motion's old  etand), Flour, Feed j Grain, Hay and' Produce.  Car lots a'specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 28.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker ��� street,: Nelson,  wholesale dealers In fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  P.  groceries! \1  A    MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Front and  Hall  and  CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block, Comer of Baker and Josephine Streets.  P. Burns & Co.  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  AGENTS  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY. Ltd.  No order can be accepted unions accompanied  by cash.   Olllce:   Corner of Hall  and Unicoi- SU-cots.  TELEPHONE 33.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Leth bridge Gait Goal  The best valuo for the money In the market)  for all purposes.  terms oabh     W. P. Tjbrnf.t. General Agent  Ta-.)��u>��mnH 117.   Oflloe with 0.1). J. Ca.rli.Ue.  Njadden House  Baker and Ward  Streeta; Nelson  The only hotel In Nelson- that- has remained  under one management slnoe 1880.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar Is always stocked by the best dom b-  tlo and imported liquors and olgars.  . THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN -JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Hua�� Ofpicr at  NELSON, B. a.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Roasland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev-  Denver, Revelstoker I-'erguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  ���way, and Vancouveit. ,    .  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  Bar stockod with beat brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on" draught. Large corufoi-t-  able rooms,  ��lratvolitafl table board.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISW AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street, Neisow        e. C TRAVES, Manager  ORHBIta JIY MAttl. }K��OSIV�� OAKSHWi AK�� JPBOWT ATTJOmON       Btreets,     wholesale   grocers      Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots; rubbers,  maoklnaws and miners'sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nolson,   wholesale  grocers.    ���   TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street), Nel*  *-*.. son, wholesalo Krocors.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nolson.  ���   wholosale   dealors   In  provisions,   cured  meats; butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� ' streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents.for Giant  Powder Co. _j   LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  - Baker St.,  Nelson, wholesale - dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water aud  plumbers'supplies.  LIQDORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER,  BEETON & CO.-GoViier Vornon:  and Josephine streets, Nelson, .wholesale  dealers In liquors, olgars and dry goods.  Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker J  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,:  sporting, stamping' and black blasting powders,:  wholesalo dealers in caps and fuse, and olootrlo 1  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON  SAW   AND  PLANING   MILLS,'  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streeta, '  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers '1  In sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order. - ��� ������ ���  WINES AND CIGARS.  /CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  I \J TED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nel-  I son, wholesale dealers In wines (oase and bulk,  and domestLto and Imported elgara.  -���'J THE'1 "HffiBlMl-: NELSON B. G.JMDAT;. NOVBM&EBJ 1900  JMffi OF IflKTHMI  C^riTAIa. all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BBST    7.00O.00O.0O  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathnona and Mount Royal ...President  linn. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. 8. Clouslou General Managor  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Bakor and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  llt-andies In London (England) Nkw York,'  Ciikiaoo, and all tho principal oltioa In Canada.  liny and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Tr-uistors.  ��; i-.int, Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  av.iilab'0 in any part of tho world.  id-afts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRKNT HATK OK INTKKKfiT PAIP.  OF   PERSONAL   INTEREST.  l-avei-ybody who remembers Mr.  "W liistler's feud with sir William  IvIhii. apropos of lady Eden's por-  i ii ifc, will be interested in hearing  t. -it to the question, "Js there one  I \ ing artist whoso name will live  I'.i ever?" sir William has just replied in an English magazine with  li'.c name of Whistler.  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.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up 0  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,468,603  $1,700,000  D. It. Wllkie, Goneral Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221: Baker Street)  J. M. LAY, Manager..  ��>.A  Alderman Green, the new lord  mayor.of London, is most proud of  the fact that he helped largely to  give London the Tower bridge. As  chairman-of'the-bridge house committee, he had charge of tlie report  which led _to the building . of the  finest bridge which has ever been  thrown acrpss the Thames. He  took an active part, too, in passing  tlie proposals for the electric lighting of the city.  o -���  The question whether William  Waldorf Astor, Junior, is an Englishman or an American has been  finally settled by the New York  courts. Young Astor, whose father  i-i nowaBritish subject, was selected  us executor and trustee of the will  (if .lohn Jacob Astor, and the surrogate lias sanctioned tho selection.  As only American citizens can-have  this privilege, young Aster's nationality is no longer in doubt.  Mr. Gosehen's retirement from  I lie British admiralty is attributed  h.y the German newspapers to his  having insisted that captain prince  I ,< .uis of Battenberg should repre-  .-cnc the admiralty at the funeral of  ciptnin the honorable Maurice  laiaiit-ke. The-prineo refused on tho  ground that lie was of royal rank,  and was backed by the queen. Mr.  (.'osehen insisted ami had his way,  on account of the approaching elec-  ��� ipn, but the queen demanded . that  ���'hi*-should-be-retired.    ;  The most independent literary  and political journal in Germany is  doubtless the Zukunft, edited by  Maximilian Harden, who never  hesitates to criticise the government. Recently he was again sentenced to six months'imprisonment  for an article entitled "The Struggle  with the Dragon," and the whole  i difcion containing this article was  ( r-unscated. Harden, who is a brilliant litterateur, had only recently  (ompleted six months' -imprisonment for an attack on* the kaiser  entitled "The Pudel Prince."  I'resident Loubet has just been  left a legacy of thirty thousand  dollars by a grateful old friend,  madame Ferret. For more than  forty-five years M. Loubet kept up  friendly relations with madame  ���Porreb's���husband,���who���was���his  neighbor at the president's native  place, Marsanne, and in his capacity  as lawyer had managed all M. Perret's legal affairs, drawn his business documents, and generally been  his life-long counselor and friend.  After the death of Perret's son, iu  1893, Mine. Perret devoted herself  to charitable work, and M. Loubet  was charged with putting the  ��� donations into legal form. These  .amounted to about six hundred  thousand dollars, one of them  going to found an orphanage at  Collonges, and another a hospital  for convalescents at Lyons. About  the same amount will remain after  the legacies named in Mme. Perret's  will are paid, and this also is to be  applied to charity.  Lady William Beresford, formerly  Lillian, duchess of Marlborough,  has brought action against the  young duke of Marlborough to recover the ��� money which she spent  in improving: Blenheim palace during the life-time of the last duke.  The matter came np originally  when the' present duke succeeded  to the title, ..but. owing to. the  friendly relations existing between  the duke and his step-mother, it  was temporarily arranged. Since  the duke's marriage to Consuelo  Vanderbilt, it is rumored an estrangement has grown up between  lady "Beresford and her step-sou.  On more than one occasion, it is  said, the young American duchess  snubbed her countrywoman (for  lady Beresford was formerly Mrs.  Louis Hammersley of New York)',  .until the latter determined she  could not submit to such treatment  any longer, and she now asks  the  law to compel her step-son to return the amounts she spent on  Blenheim. .  Oscar Hammerstein, the indefatigable New York theatrical manager, holds the American record for  building play-houses. Only a few  weeks ago his seventh theatre, the  Republic, was opened by James1 A.  Heme, in his play, "Sag Harbor,"  and now he announces that he will  crown his career by erecting a home  for melodrama which will eclipse  any theatre of its kind in the  United States. Two years ago, it  will be remembered, his costly  building, Olympia, including a  first-class theatre, a vaudeville  theatre, a concert hall and a roof-  garden, was taken aw.ay from him  by Jiis creditors, and he was left  practically penniless. But he had  plenty of friends who were willing  to give him a helping hand, and  since then he has erected the Victoria and the Republic, which have,  proved big financial successes.  Among the other theatres which  this intrepid manager has built in  New York are the Harlem Grand  Opera House., the Columbus, the  Harlem Music Hall, and Roster  &Bial*s.    LONDON'S   DOG   CEMETERY.  Laddie, the Scotch collie that  mourned himself to death for his  master, lord Airlie, who was killed  in a leading cavalry charge against  the Boers in South Africa, now  lies in London's dog cemetery, at  Hyde Park.  Laddie, who had long grieved  over his master's absence, seemed  to know the full meaning of the  bringing home of lord Airlio's remains iu a casket. Then the faithful dog lay down beside the Hag-  wrapped coffin, his. great brown  eyes filled with the grief he could  not speak. Laddie did not care to  live in a world without his master,  'and. in a way almost human seemed  to understand that death meant a  last'godd-bye. r  Lord Airlie's coolie was buried  amid a myriad of tiny tombstones  which mark the graves of dogs in  this unique cemetery. It is a tiny  place, merely the yard to the keeper's lodge, at Victoria Gate,' but  there must be at least three hundred graves here. The first one  was made nineteen years ago, and  now there is scarce space left to  bury a canary bird.  A good two hours' time may be  spent in reading the epitaphs. The  tiny slabs and monuments that are  here erected to the memory of de-  ipar��edybio\5^yjOLWs==iuepresentl==not^  alone a foible of the rich, but throw  light upon certain phases of human  nature not met with every day.  One bit of granite makes you smile,  it betrays ��� such frailty of mortal  mind; another wins your respect  through its very humanity.  Here are some of the most interesting epitaphs. ' They tell their  own story:  "Witt,"  The best friend I ever had.  Died June, 1895.  "Betty."  And when at length my  own life's  work is o'er,  I hope to find her waiting as  of  yore,           In  Memory of  "Jim"  A little dog, with  a big heart.  "Kitts."  Born June 11, '93.  Died February 2!>, '95.  '���After life's fitful fever she   sleeps  well."  My  "Bijou."  Died 2nd September,  .    189.1  Aged (i years and 3 months.  "Not one of them is forgotten  before God.���Luke xii., 6.  In Memoriam.  My Dear Little Gat  "Chinchilla."  Lovely,   loving,   and   most dearly  loved.  '.'Rex.'  Established in Nelson in 1890.  Here is My Guarantee..  e  ALL  SOLD 25 PER CENT CHEAPER THAN ANY OTHER  HOUSE IN NELSON.  Latest Up-to-Date Stoek.  Purchased Direct from the Manufacturers.  BRONZES of All Kinds  MANICURES AND MANICURE SETS  With Stones and Without  CUT GLASS, in White and Colors  LADIES' CHATELAINE BAGS  SILVER TEA  SETS,  They are Beauties  MUSIC ROLLS  It is impossible to describe  all the Goods I have in stock,  but your inspection of them  is solicited.  Our Watch and Jewelry department has no equal in the  Kootenay.  --? ,-  ALL  GOODS *.  IN MY}  STOCK1  WERE  MADE  IN ,  1900.   :  JACOB  DOVER, The   Jeweler  '���i~d  usnEUL-soisr   IB. o.  ROS-SUAIND   BNailN^BRIIVG   WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, and all in first-class condition:  1 9x12 Horizontal Slide-Valve Engine, complele.  1 3-foot Pelton Wheel, with r>00 feet 8 in. to 1G in. Spiral-Rivetlcd Pipe.   New, never been used.  1 Ingersoll-Sargeant, and 1 Hand Rock "Drill.   Thoroughly overhauled and worn parts replaced.  1 No. 2 Knowles Feed Pump, in flrst-class condition.  1 Goulds Hard Forco Pump.   Sloping Bars, Blacksmiths' 13 Hows, eto.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or writo us beforo you buy for complete list.   Wo  may have just what you want.  Agents for Nor I hey Pumps.   Stock carried.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND. P.   O.  Box 198,  For nine years the faithful friend of  Lady Bancroft.  Erected by his sorrowing mistress  In loving memory of  "Grip."  Died April 19, 1898.  Aged 15 years and 11 days.  Goodbye, but not forever.  Faithful "Winnie," beat!fill "Pat."  Faver remembered friends to "Bob"  over'the way.  They wore lovely and pleasant in  their lives, and in death-they  are not divided.  To my gentle,  loving "Daisy."  Died July 28th, 1809.  And in my dreams I see thee watching on that blissful shore,  To give me joyous greeting beyond  the golden gate.  "Joe Follet."  "Surely he was not a dog only; he  was human."  "Minnie."  14 years' constant friendship.  "But who with thee will hold the  former place ?  Thine image what now  friendship  can efface?"  "Our Robin."  Died July 30th, 1809.  =AgedtSeven=and=a-half=yeai*s.^  Good night, dear little one.  To my dear  "Moussoo."  There are men both good and wise,  who say  That dumb creatures we have cherished here below  Shall give us kindly greeting when  we pass the golden gate.  "Pompey."  The favorite dog of   "In life the firmest friend,  The first to welcome,  Foremost to defend."  ���Byron.  10th November, 1805.  Love's Tribute  To Love.  Dear Little "Tommy."  Sweet Little "Skye."  Septemper, 1882.  "Kulach."  8-3-'95.  Fram's Only Love. "  In memory of our  dear old friend  "Smut."  "The first to welcome."  It is Better to Give  .... than to Receive  especially in a good cause, and lliat is why we  delight in giving our customers such perfect  laundry work when lliey favor us with their  patronofcc.  We nor. only give them perfect sntisfaclion in  the color nnd llnish of their linen, but we give  them twice lhe"-weur thai, they would get if  their garments wore done by inferior method-).  "Felis."  Oct., 1805.  "On Shannon's shore, where Donnas  foams,  My spirit free now nightly roams."  Poisoned .Tuly 1, 1895.  God restore thee to me;  so pray-  eth his ever loving mistress.  My  Dear Poodle  "Bones."  .. Gone, bnt not forgotten.  The KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY  Telephone 128  NELSON TENT AND  AWNIfaC  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia- for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  THEO tyADSOjf, Proprietor.  Baker Street, Nolson.  Special Sale  During the entire week.   Millinery aud Millinery Novelties,  Corsets, Gloves, Lace   Veiling  and Children's Headwear.  MBS.  MCLAUGHLIN,  Josephine   St.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  . . . foi�� fine . . .  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  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.  FOR FALL PLANTING  Home-grownFruit and Ornamental Ti-ees;.-Roses, Shrubs,  Vines and Bulbs���80,000 to select from.   Address  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver, B. C.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business lots in the town of Phoenix,  50 feet frontage. Original cost SJl.OOO. Will sell  for the samo figure on tho following tonns: One-  third cash: balance iu six and twelvo months.  Address. 1'. H.H..post, offlco box IBS.Nelson. B.C.  Oood building lots for sale. Corner and one  adjoining, ��)xlS0; $.*"2i">. Two Inside lots 50x120,  8250. All on Mill street Title clear. Apply I o  Struchan Brothers, opposite (he pout, r.fllco,  Ward Bros,  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  HUGH R. CAMERON  Real Estate and  Insurance Agent  The only office in the city which  issues its own policies.  agent ran  Norwich,Union Insurance Co.  Connecticut Fire Insurance Co.  /Etna Insurance Co.  Commercial Union Insurance Co., Ltd.  MONEY TO  LOAN AT 8%  ON  STRAIGHT  MORTGAGE.  BAKER STREET  NELSON  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND BOTTUEBB Oaf  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  fta��Hve ���.W��!Lie     Brewery at Nelson  1  TimTTTTtTTIIIIITITTHllirTTTTIlUlllTTTTmTT  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load oi  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  irmirsrrxrxzixxnrxxiixxzTisaixxmnzxnxxxzzxizx:  J��.   IE 1ST ST JB3-AJD-  Contracting Painters, Decorators; Paporhangers.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   lCalso-  niiniug and Tinting.   Strictly Unit-class work.  lOstimatos furnished.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY  :        Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  ���,s" . AGENTS  FOR KENT,  '(������roomed house and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot. and cold water, Observatory  street,  inngniliccub view; rent, including water rale, ?23 per month. c  5-roomcd house, corner>Cedar  and  Carbonate  streets; SiW per month.'  n-roomed house, Ilnme Addition : $\~> per month,  l-roomcd cottage. Gore street 8I2.;">0 per month.  U-roomcd house, corner of Mill and Hall'streets;   S.''0 per month, from 1st Nm-eniDer. _;_  ���ltents"colleeted:   Tjnanirihn'dc".  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Tvoan  & Savings Company.  D. J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  for sale  Baker streot property at a bargain; ;~>0 feel, on  Vernon street, near HaU, with houses rciitlnu  for ��40 per month : only *2.50O.  7-room house, Stanley.street and Mines road,  bountiful location: Sl.*i'>0, $500cash.  Fine largo houso and lot on Carbonate street for  $2,000, easy terms, XX interest.  House and two lots. Ward and-Houston street,  $1,075, oasy terms.  2 nice building lots. IMill street, $000.  TO 11-<���**��� T.  Nicely situatod boarding house.  7-room house, with bath, Stanley street. ��25.00.  7-room house in Hume addition. ��20. This house  has full luodc.-n conveniences.  Office in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  li/IINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000  FOR'SAIaK.  Lai-KO hotel, furnished complete IbrnuRliout,  In u Kood live town ; reasonable terms.  A complete eet of tlnuer'ti toola.  OAI.L ON  H. A. Prosser  BKOKER. WARD STRKKT  7uB~SALE~QHEAP~  Six lots corner Observatory and  Hull si roots,  drained and cleared for buililinif.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY~TQnLOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Applr a. U JaKNNOX. Bolloltor, Nolann H. V  Residence Mill Street,   MPT CflW    R    C  Opposite School Uouso   iladljOUJM,  JJ�� *U.  K D.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  arsi>ola83 wheelwright-.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and onstom wcrk from outside points.  HhoDI   Hall Hti.. hedwaaaan  Baker nnd Vernon.  E PWhalley, dfp~  NOTARY PUBLIC  OiTlco with C. \V. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.   Cjty_oJlIco^fJ.he_Nelson_3odawater_Factory.:   A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootonay Streets.  P. O. Box SBO. TRLKPHONB NO. 96  DR.  ALEXANDER  FORIN  OFFICE AND  RESIDENCE  Silica   street, between "Ward  and  Josephine streets.  Telephone 120.  AECHITE0TS.  THWART &  CARRIE-Architocts.    Rooms 7  J->   and 8 Abordeen blook. Baker streot, Nolson.  NOTICE  OF  ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant to the." Creditors' Trust Deeds Act"  nnd Amending Acts.  Notice ii hereby given that Charles Trumbull  and Alexander John MeDouald, lately carrying  on business as Tobacco and Cigar Merchants in  the City of Kaslo, British Columbia, in partnership under the firm nnmc and stylo of Trumbull  & McDonald, by deed of assignment for the benefit of creditors, bearing da'e tho23rd day of October, A. D. WOO, have assigned all their and each  of their personal oalato. credits ami ell'oets which  may bo seized and sold under execution and all  their and each of their real estate uuloRuberl  .McLean, of the said city of Kaslo, mill manager,  In trust, lo pay and satisfy ratably or proportionately nnd without preference or priority all the  creditors of them, the said Charles Trumbull and  Alexander .Tolm McDonald, or of cither of them,  their just debts, according to law.  The said deed ot assignment was executed by  the said Alexander John McDonald on tlio 23rd  day of October, A. 1). 1900, and by the said  Charles Trumbull on the 25th day of October. A.  D. 1000, and by tho .said Robert McLean on tho  27th day of October. A. D. ISM).  All persons having claims against the said  Charles Trumbull and Alexander .lohn McDonald or against either of them are required on or  before the 30th day of November, 1900. lo deliver  to the trustee vouchers and particulars of the  nam ���, together with particulars of any security  which may be held by them therefor.  And notice is hereby given that after the said  Mih day of November, 1900. the trustee will proceed to distribute the nssals among those parlie3  who ure entitled thereto, having regard only to  lhe claims of which he .shall then have had due  notice.  A meeting of tho creditors will beheld at tho  olllce of McAmi & McKay, Front, street, in tho  said oily of Kaslo, on Thursday, tho 15th day of  November, 1900, at tho hour of three o'clock in  I ho afternoon.  Dated at. Kaslo the 27th day of OctoW. A. D.,  #100. McANN &. McKAV  Solicitors for the Trustee.  TRADES   UNIONS.  XTELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W^F. O ;  *-' M.���Meots in miners' union rooms, northeast corner.Viotoria and Kootenay streets, every  aturday evening at 8 o'clook. Visiting mem  Dora welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jame ,- i  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale op Wageb "'-ik  fob Nelson District���Per shift, machine "  mon, $3.50: hammcrsmon miners, $3.2o; muckers,'. .  carmen, shovclors and other underground labor- >' *'��� I  ers, $3.00. rV'rfS"!  "TIRADES AND IaABOR COUNCH..���The Mgu-%feL  ���*��� lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor &j�� I  Council will bo hold in tho miners' union hall, :*,*��.[  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the'.' I'.l  first and third Thursday, of each month, at)--v";|  7.30 p. m. Q. J. Thorpo.-Presldont J. H. Mathe-  son, Secretary.  (pHE regular moetings of tho Carpenters' Union ���} *-' I  x   aro hold on Wednesday evening of each if�� f  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall <sor- ,;����'  nor Victoria and Kootonay streets.   R.  Robin-   '-/  son, President.   James Coiling, Secretary. ���-J*-^i  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No.,19C. oti^l  the International Journeymen Barber's Un-~^|  ion of America, meets overy. limb and third Mon- -wl  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner % I  of Victoria and Kootenay-streets, at 8:30 ���p.miffi I  sharp. Visiting brothers- cord rally invited to >C�� I  attend. J. H. Matheson," President., W. S. Bel-  ville. Secretary. _,,���'.-_     ,     ���  BRICKLAYERS-AJSTD MASONS'  UNION.' V _.  Tho Bricklayers and Masons' International '/3\  Union No. 3 o�� Nelson meets second and fourth'"::.!  Tuesdays in each .month at Miners   Union hall. ,,*'  J. W. Etcher, president^ Joseph Clark, recording   '-  and corresponding secretary. _,  LAHORKRS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' -Pro'., ,'i!  toctivc Union, No. 8121, A. R of L., meets in ��� ?'l  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ha- -,;|  kerand Kootenay streets, every Monday evening,. -f.|  at7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of UieAmoiT- ^".'l  can Federation cordially invited to attend.'"^!  .lames Mathew, President. John Roborts, ie��-?-|  cording secretary. - .    :''*  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular"  meeting of tho   Painters'  Union  is held *  tho first and third Fridays in each month at Mill-*  ors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   J. JI. Millward.  President: Will J. Hatch. 8ecrotary.  PLASTERERS7 UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening iu  the    ,1  Elliot block, corner Raker and Stanley streets, at "v I  8 o'clook.   J. D. Mover, president: Donald Mc-. *-1  r.a>an. aaanrpl'-aavv*.' : ls,...   .  .MMMMM��m"MMMMMM.^^^���a^MM*HMM*l  rKAT.b.tM.>a.a.Ju    ou\>imi^o,     %  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. & A. M. k  Moots second Wednesday in each month. ','  Sojourning brethren invited.  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS-Nelson Lodgo. No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets iu I. O. O. Y.  Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay streets, overy   >  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clook.   Visltlns* Knights  cordially invited to attend.   F. J. Rradloy.C. C.:' '  J.A^lii_que_tte,=K,ioivR..&aS.===== ^.   y  ���hTELSON L. O. U, No. 1692. meets in I. O. O. F. "  ���J-"   Hall, cornor Baker and Kootenay Btreots,"  1st and' 3rd  Friday  of each  month.   Visiting  brethern cordially invited.   R. Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  SHERIFFS SALE.  Province ot British Colunibin, Nelson, in Woa  Kootenay. to wit:  lly virtue of a writ of fleri-faclas, issued out of  tho Supreme Court of Hritith Columbia, at tho  suit of the Hank of Montreal, ulalntllTs. nnd to  me directed, against lhe goods and chat  Ids ot tho Two Friends Mino, Limited  Liability, dofcndnnt��. I -have sci7ed and  token in execution nil tho right, title and interest  of the said defendants. Two Friends Mino Limited Liability, in tlio minora) claim known ns  and called "Two Friends,"situated on tho divide  botweon Lemon and Springer creeks, on tho cast  Hlono of Lemon creek, located on tho Hist day of  July, A. D. 18U5, nnd recorded in tho olllce of the  mining recordor for tho Slocan Cily Mining Division of the We-t Kootenay Distrlc*. on the 10th  day of August, A. D. I8!M; and also all tho right,  title and interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mino, Limited Liability, in sixty (GO) tonn  of oro, more or less, mined from the mineral  claim "Two Friends," and now upon the property : To recover tho sum ot-tv o thousand and  eiBlity-nino dollars and elghty-fl\ o cents ($2.08(l-  ,85) together with interest on two thousand nnd  eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents ($208ti.3.>)  at six per centum per annum, from the *��Gth day  of September, 1900, until payment, besides shcr  ill's poundage, olllcor's fees, and all other legal  incidental expenses: All of whieh I shall oxposu  for sale, or snlllciont thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, al, the front of my olllce  next to the court house, in the city of Nelson, B.  V., on Friday the 2(ith day of October, A. D., IAiO'  at the hour of eloven o'clock in the forenoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest nnd title of Uio said defendants.  Dated al Slocan City the 12!h day of October,  1900  S. P. TUCK, Shorirl'of South Kootenay.  The above sale is postponed until Monday, tho *  20th day of November. 1900, at the same place  and hour. S. P. TUCK,  Sherifl'.of South Kootenay.  CITY POUNPKEEPEB'S NOTICE.  I have impounded a certain horfe. to  wit: One  sorrel puck lioive, white face, seven years o'd.  I will oiler the same for sslc by public auction  on 'nnirsday, tho 8th day of November,- 19(,0 at  tho Pueiile Transfer Stables on Vernon street  Nelson ut 10 o'clock in the forenoon unless tho  said liowc has In the meantime been redeemed.  ��� W. R. JAR VIS.  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKER-Mlning and milling en-  gtuoor,  Turuer-lloeckhJllook, lUltsrutreetj,  .fi%3��* THE TRTBtTNTU: KELSON, B. C, FftTDAY KOYEMBER 9 1900  Queen Victoria Choeolate^  THE   BEST   OIsT   THE   MABEZET  SOLID   OlSTXaT   "BTT  W. F  FTJT *CTP msr  25 ^asri)  SO   OEJ'N'T   BOXES  Teetzel & Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fail Clothing-Ho  Sec 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.  I  The Nelson  Clothing House  217 AND 219 BAKER STREET. NELSON.  STOVES!       STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLES HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.    Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  ��?�����?�����**�������  ���*��-0* '0'00'f^-J*  % Ready for Winter . ....  to  to  to  to  to  Don't delay about putting-^  up your stoves, and don't de ;��  lay about buying them. Jc  You need one of our Flor- to  ence Hot Blasts. It's a per- to  feet gem. A slow fire with a to  slight heat when you want to  that kind, or a large volume to  of heat by opening the draft. (f\  to  See  it, and  let us tell you fi\  about it. ft\  McLACHLAN BROS.   J  '���a? flf ��� *5-C alt*^**?' fr ^���CJ-^-'s-��V  -Saa2��aA^aaS^  w  to  to  TO  mmmmm&m  m  Contractors and  Builders  to  m  "to~  to  to  Having- disposed or our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we  bespeak Top him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can  only say that those traits which have built up for us and maintained  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout  by the new Arm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommending- him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who  may honor him with their patronage.  Thanking you for past favors,        ^__     ������  '   to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  T.  G. PROCTER,  Late Managing Director  Nelson, B. C, fith Octobor, 1900.  to  If  to  to  to  to  to  to  | To the Public...  ifh Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick & ($\  $"*. Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I bog to ask for a continuance jm  fiz of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My ;&.  to aim will be at .all times to supply you with our products .at lowest to  to possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger to  (fj\ quantities than before, we shall bo able to supply the trade at & ($_\  jr^ lower figure. ^  "ify It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our (^  Vr marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply |jm  jjL these products at reasonable rates. "       - Ml  M We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, jjjj^  jrjij Tiles and Cement. m  jn\ Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the 0^  jrjj\ Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also ��i  j!z  secured prizes last year and this ye<ar for Oriuimental and Building ��*.  Imstone* m  ;&: We are prepared to ofTer special rates to Contractors and $a  to Builders. to  ERNEST MANSFIELD, to  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. ($$  Successors to *J(/V1  The West Kootenay Brick <�� Lime Co., Ltd. ^  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. Jflj  M  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Dr. Hall operated on George  Peters of tho Venus mine for  appendicitis at the general hospital  yesterday. Peters is getting along  well.  The case of Waterlaml vs c-ily of  Greenwood, in which the plaintiff  was awarded $3000 at the assizes  here last "week, is likely to be appealed.  One of the Queen's birthday boxes  of chocolates distributed to the soldiers in Africa will be on exhibition  at .J. Dover's today. It Was brought  back by A. S. Eee.        .     ..  Al Tregillus returned yesterday  from Lardo with one of tlie finest  mountain goats ever brought into  Nelson. Tlie pelt was sent to Victoria to be mounted.  Doctors Hall and Rose have  leased the corner suite of offices on  tlie second floor of the Kirkpatrick-  Wilsbn-Clements block and will  occupy their new quarters as soon  as the building is completed.  McVeigh Brothers shipped a  number of men and horses to Robson yesterday. They have the  contract to build 1000 feet of approaches to the new bridge over the  Columbia. A crew of 20 men will  be employed on the work.  R. W. Drew, George Ferguson,  Chris Muller and ].). S. McLaughlin  have returned to the city after  their shooting trip in the Boundary  country. Tlie party secured- six  deer. Mr. Drew leaves today for  Calgary to get some chicken shooting.  A pot of boiling grease ran over  in the kitchen of the Office saloon  yesterday afternoon and "caused  some excitement. Proprietor Emerson had his bands .burnt while extinguishing the blaze. The fire department turned out but their services were not required. '  The funeral of the late John.  Perrie took place yesterday afternoon, Rev. William Munroe  officiating. The miners from the  Athabasca turned out in strong  force and marched to the cemetery.  The pallbearers were: H. W. Mitchell, D. A. Gillies, Ed Flahiff, John  Cameron, Aaron Lougheed and  Richard Parker. \  Private Lee, who returned fromr  South Africa yesterday, states that  A. E. Hodgins has attained the rank  of major and is second in control of  government railroads under lieutenant-colonel Girouard. tlie Canadian who achieved fame as a railroad builder under Kitchener in the  Soudan. Major Hodgins left Nelson  as a ranking lieutenant, so that the  war has brought him substantial  promotion. According to private  Lee major Hodgins "will move his  family to Africa and reside there  permanently. y  NEW FREE MILLING GAMP  On Whalebaek Mountain.  Whalebaek mountain, eleven  miles east of Nelson on Five-mile  creek, promises to become a free-  milling camp within the next year  or two. Charles Munroe and D. T.  Mowat have returned to the city  after spending several months on  the Orcadian group and brought in  samples whicli have been assayed  here. One sample went $19.27,  while two others claimed to be  fairly representative of the property went over $00. The group  includes the Orcadian, Viana, Denmark and Norsman' claims, and  there are but four other claims  staked on the hill. The Newsboy  property is two miles a.way. The  Orcadian group has a number of  veins, three of which are free-milling running east and west with a  dip .to tlie. north. One of these  shows-'2b';':fee".t; of :quart*7*near-dis-  covery, while the others ' on the  group average "-18= inches to four  feet. .Thei free 'milling quartz is  identical iu appearance with that  from Morning mountain. On intersecting -'yeins the quartz is charged  with galena; lint no assays have  been made to determine the merits  of this deposit.  Messrs Munroe and Mowat. went'  into the Whalebaek country this  summer and prospected much of  the hill. The actual work accomplished was confined to stripping  the large Vein, but the prospectors  are enthusiastic over their locations  and will-go back as soon as the  snow is off and work all summer on  the Orcadian.?,.  PERSONAL.  ..The Sein Subscription.  ^Tlfo^followitig-sitbswi'ptioffs- for  the benefit of of John Sein, the Nelson & Fort Sheppard newsboy who  lost a leg in an accident near Nelson, have been reeevied at this office. The money is to be used for  the purchase of an artificial leg:  It. A Laird '.'....$ 100  J Roderick RoberLson  10 0(1  Mrs. August. Thomas    2 00  NOTICE.  All persona having accounts or claims against  tin: Chapleuti Consolidated Gold Mining Company, Limited, aro requested to forward same to  O. U It. Woyl or Nelson, B. C, without delay in  order that they may recoivo prompt attention.  Dated November 8th. 1PO0.  KlalaloT & LENNIE,  Solicitors for tho Company.  ft. H. Barnhart, superintendent  of tho Yniir mine, and T. S. Dunbar of Toronto,  arc at tho Hotel Hume.  Bishop Dontenwill of New Westminster was in the city yesterday. He left during the afternoon for Kaslo.  Bert Winn of Greenwood, J.  C.  Downey, Sam Mantello und Edwin Cant.ure are  registered at the Tremont hotel.  C. Remy of Tressies, Nord,France,  is registered at the Ilitel Hume. Mr, Itcmy is  interested in the Excelsior mines.  Among the guests at the Madden  house are M. Cameron and Joe Taylor of Slocan  City and Alex Currie of Winnipeg. .  Sam News wander of  Kaslo was  in the city yesterday. -He loft on the afternoon  boat with'J. J. Floutotto visit the Cork mine.  C. W. **Youi:g; of   Procter   and  A. .T. Stewart and-wife of" Rossland are at, tho  Queen's Ihotol.' '' Mr. 'and Airs. Stewart are on  their wedding-trip.  -  T.-Gr. Holt .of Vancouver, who is  connected with the atfann-Alackcn-'.ie mining interests in British-Columbia, H. Roy Stovel of  i Kaslo, H. IT. Johnson of Greenwood and .lohn C.  Paterson of London', England, arc at the Phair.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  \Hank of Halifax.  Everythingriiiust go at' the Nelson Furniture Store befoie November li5i.li.  To Let���Fiye room house;   $10  per month.   Apply third door in rear of lire hall.  Hack calls left at the Pacific  Transfer barn on Vornon street. Telephono  call 35.  Don't forget the Nelson Furniture  Store has Rood ��� rallies   in lane curtains, $1.00  a pair.  For     Rent���Store   in   Tremont  Hotel   block.   Apply to   Malone & TrcRillns.  Tremont hotel.  ���   Two furnished rooms to let, cor-.  ^er of Stanley and Carbonate streets, throe doors  ���above Royal Ilocel.  There are 'still lots of good bargains in carpets at The Nelson Furniture .Store.  ^Oeents'peryard'and'iipf= ~~        ������  Large well furnished   rooms to  let.   Apply rooms land fl Macdonald building,  corner Josephine .and Vernon streets.  To Let���-8-rooraed house on Vernon street, west. Hot and cold water; all modern Improvements; beautiful view and only a  m'nul:e's walk from business part, Apply P. O.  box "15, city.  *w  HI.   BTBBS  cfe   CO.  -"SnEX.SO'N"  BTASLO  Su&.*N-r*)o*isr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Ageqts for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TELEPHONE 27  Storo, Corner Iiaker and Josephine Slreo  Metal Workers Convene.  Washington, November S.���An  important conference is being held  in this city at the headquarters of  the Federation of Labor by representatives of 300,000 metal workers,  in the United States and Canada.  The conference is. held with the  view to formation of an international 'metal trades association  composed of the metal trades organizations. The plans outlined at  the conference will bo presented to  the meeting of the representatives  of the various 'organizations during  the conference of the 'American  Federation of Labor at Louisville,  Kentucky, when tho organization  will be completed. Another meeting of the conference will beheld at  the federation headquarters tomorrow.  Nelson Opera House  THE MAGOY ...  HIGH GLASS  COMEDY CO.  ��****���:     &2&&2&&&9#9%  * Something' New  3-NIGHTS-3  Commencing  Monday,   November   12th,  A change of program each night  opening with  A Circus Girl  PRICES,  50c and   75c.  B. O. EXPRESS  and Transfer Co.  Raggago andcxpross moved to any part of tho  cUy.   Special att-en I ion given to heavy teaming.  Oflleu with the Nolhon -Wine Co., linker si,roet.  (IKO. R  MOTION', ManoRer.  Telephone 93.  LAND  NOTICE.  Notice In li��r'eby given; thai, sixty days after  dmc I intend to apply to the gold commissioner  for a lease on crown lands, situate in West Kootenay dislrict, about, ten miles from the eity of  If aslo, in a northerly direction, consisting of 1C0  acres of unoccupied ei-own landia, commencing at  .a.po3t.mivrl{e<l.Q._p.JTj.._i.hep.ce.iior.tli_oii Jbe.lake,  tit  to  to  to  %   MORRELL'S  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON   $  \jj CELEBRATED  ||j HAMS and BACON  to  tit  to  t^| Direct from Iowa's world lamed Corn Belt.  tif Iowa's Pride  Ham, 22c Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c  to -\ _________ ������������  t KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  $ Telephone lO 185 Baker Street  til  tit  to  to  tit  to  to  tit  to  to  tii  tit  tit  to  tii  Cream of Wheat  for Breakfast is not only one of the most delicate  and delicious breakfast foods ever oifered, but also  One of the most nutritious and healthy foods known.   TRY IT .  Wm. Hunter & Co.  nelson    ~~~~  saw & planing mills  Limited.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  NOTICE.  All perdons aro hereby warned against dealing  with or negotiating Share Certificate No. &31 of  the Molly Ulbson Mining Company, Limited, for  one thousand (1000) HhnreH of the Capital .Stock of  caid company. Said Share Certiflcate was issued  in the nanio of George Kydd, and was endorsed  in blank, and wan lost or stolen in Nelson, 13. CI.,  about tho month of Octobor, 1!KK).  Dated this 7tb day of Novenihor. A. U. 1000.  0 EORGK ICYDD,  ,... Merchant Bank of Halifax, Nelson.  front, sn chalnSTl'henue west. 20. elm ins. thence  south 80 chains, thence eiiatolW chains to plaee  and post of coiiimeneement.  C. P. I.OUDIN.  rm  ttvwmost.  NO   MORE   TIGHT   BELTS���-  CJUJING   SURFACE  a. preservative and- filler for belts. It is the only material that will  permanently prevent belts from clipping and allow them to be run slack.  It produces a smooth clinging surface, perfectly preserving the belt, but  does not cause it to Stretch.   For leather, cotton rope or rubber beltfi.  i ...  and  Fashion  Fit.....  Are two important items in a woman's thought  when she buys shoes.  Durability is a matter of course, a quality that any  cobbler can furnish; but style, grace, beauty and fit  are items that involve artistic taste, trained genius and  expert knowledge of the foot and its anatomical needs.  WE  CAN  SUIT  YOU.  NEELANDS   SHOE  CO.  A Spend id  Watch  We have just received a few  particularly fine geutlemen's  watches. They are high grade  finely finished/ and guaranteed  for o0 years.    '  They carry onr guarantee for  fine time-keepiug. Price, $35.  Call and.sec.them.  " If Brown said  so, its right."  T. H. BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  178 Baker Street ��� Nelson, B. C.  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  STORE FRONTS  =DOORSj^WmDOWS=and-GLASSr~  Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere.  OEFICE: CORNER HALL AND 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, arid  Boot and  Shoe Stock is j  complete.   We have the celebrated Carss' Mackinaw  Jackets and Pants.  A full line of Rubber Goods.  MUSIC.  ��� Mrs. 1). II. Murray, graduate In vocnl and instrumental musio. fs now prepared to receive  pupils for .instruction in voico culture, Italian  method; also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josopniae and  Vernon street.  "STORE TO RENT.  Good opening for a baker. Brick  oven and utensils. Bent Reasonable.  Apply Box H., Sloean, B. C.  A. FERLAND &CO.I  ONTARIO  APPLES  Northern Spys, Greenings, Ben Davis, Baldwins, Seeks  ... BY   BARREL   OR   BOX ...  JOHN A. IRVING & COJ  Houston Block.  Telephone .161.  P. O. Box 176.  SSI ISSiUT COSTS BUT ONE CENTUM^ISla  To drop us a post card that we may call and give estimates.   It saves many dollars.  Never  have any plumbing done until you nave seen our goods and our prices.  2Wftj?cid.     STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.]  j^jy;x|-*S&i~fe^reffi yy.

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