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 ''{.-fr-Vy ^"J^?-\^:'iQV%-r~r&^  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  .-: ,-'��->g|  y^stl  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  * ' \ ^m  -���***���  1  EIGHTH YEAE.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 6  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  JX-IANAGERBABRED OFF PROPERTY  J. Mallinson Williams Must Not Enter  Chapleau Mine  Until Pending Action is Settled.  DIRECTORS TURN THE TABLES BY SECURING INJUNCTION  The matters at issue between the  (" i-'pleau Mining Company and J.  Mtllinson Williams came to a head  \ csterday when Mr. Justice Wal-  k'-m granted an injunction restraining Williams from trespassing on  the Chapleau ground or in anyway  interfering with the conduct of the  mine. The story of the events leading.to tho introduction of the matter into court are of considerable  interest in Nelson, where all the  parties are known.  On September 20th last viscount  Phillipe de Grammont and marquis  ���liistin Dusmet., directors of the  Chapleau Mining Company, were  appointed a committee of the directors and authorized in writing to  net  with "all   the   powers   of the  .board.    This fact was cabled to .f.  . M. Williams, who has been man-  .���ijjerof the property since March  hist. The two gentlemen arrived  i<i Nelson on October 5th and left  next day for the mine. The first  friction arose over the stamp mill  lu:ing constructed nt the property.  Prior to their departure from Paris  the directors ha~d been advised by  c.ible that the mill would commence  operations about the end of Sep-  t ember, but on reaching the ground  they found the machinery at the  railway station and scattered along  I he road for a distance of seven or  Vight miles. -They concludad that  t lie work should be hastened, but  Williams disagreed, stating ein-  I ihatically that he was manager - of  i lie company and would erect the  plant'  without   interference- from'  \, t k-jihr or - anyone else.' Then Williams instructed all the men in  ciinp to take no orders from Grammont and Dusmet. The latter exhibited their' written power from  i he board of directors, but refused  t) part with the document  because of the insulting manner iu which Williams addressed them. Further the visiting directors informed Williams  i hat while they had not intended  i.i have any trouble with him  1 hey would not tolerate insult, and  if this was persisted in his services  would be dispensed with. To this  he replied with a letter in which he  *tated his intention of proceeding  to England to appeal to the directors as a whole. Meanwhile the  visiting directors had advised the  board of the condition of affairs,  and a meeting was held in Paris on  October 27th, at which Dusmet and  Grammont were authorized to ap  point and discharge officers and  agents of the company- here at  their discretion, and a cable forwarded to this effect. In October  the visiting directors decided to revoke all Williams' powers, but on  the revocation being delivered to  Williams he sneered at the directors, "who discharged him on the  spot, afterward forwarding the dismissal in writing.  Williams refused to accept the  situation, and on Friday last, when  the marquis de Dusmet and viscount de Grammont went to the  Chapleau mine, James M. Williams,  the ex-manager's brother, refused to  admit them to the cabin they had  previously occupied, and instructed  several men to throw out their baggage, which wa9 promptly done.  James M. Williams was then discharged instanter, but he also ro-  fused to accept his discharge. This  was too much'for the.directors who,  immediately started the machinery  of the law, with the result that J.  Mallinson Williams will not be  permitted to set foot on Chapleau  ground until after trial of the action of Chapleau vs. Williams, and  is also taxed with the costs of the  injunction.  In his affidavit filed .at the court  house yesterday marquis de Dusmet  charges Williams with looseness in  the management of tho company's  funds aud business. Since March  last the company sent out over  $90,000 for developing the mine  and purchasing plant and the secretary has never received any detailed statementofthedisbursement  of this fund although a monthly accounting is required under the  'agreement. -Further than this, no  account was ever opened at the  bank iu the company's name. Wilr  liams had a private account.for the  company's business, but until the  injunction was issued the directors  haTl no means of finding out where  they stood. Their impression is  that the fund has vanished. Williams also applied in his own name  for a mill site near the mine and  has refused up to the present to  turn the same over to the Chapleau  company.  At the court house yesterday the  company was represented by R. S.  Lennie, while H. A. Stewart appeared for Williams. After hearing the facts, Mr. justice Walkem  granted a sweeping injunction referring at the same time in terms  of unmeasured criticism to Williams' conduct to the gentlemen  who had come across the Atlantic  to conduct business in this province.  Are Fulling Straight.  Rossland, November 5.���To the  editor of The Tribune: Referring  to your editorial today, on behalf  of the Rossland Liberals, I desire to  assure you that Galliher has no  more ardent supporters than the  Liberals in this city. The views of  the Rossland Miner are' not shared  by a single Liberal in this community. The Rossland Liberals are  confident of giving Galliher a" good  majority in this city and riding.  II. W. C. Jackson,  Secretary     Liberal      Campaign  Committee. '  DENIES A RAILROAD STORY  WAS SHE A SMUGGLER ?  SOME  .STORIES  REGARDING THE  STEAMER ANGERONA:  UNAUTHORIZED AGENTS IN THE  UNITED STATES.  Fifteen  Chinamen, in   Gunny   Sacks  Said to Have Been Cast  �� ��� *->,  Into the Se��      '  Not Much Chance of Americans Supplying Russia   With   Railway  Material in Future.  H?:--^  TROUT LAKE TO ARROWHEAD  To Extend the Line.  A party of surveyors under the  command of F. M. Young, assistant  district engineer of the construction department, left Robson last  night for Arrowhead, their mission  being to locate the Lardo railroad  through from Trout Lake to Arrowhead. The line is already located  from Argenta to Trout Lake and  twelve or fourteen miles of grade  were built in 1898, but contrary to  expectation nothing was done this  year as had been promised by president Shaughnessy. Why this  location^ party is being sent into  the Lardo with winter coming on is  known only to the head office staff,  but it will be regarded generally as  an indication that the road is to go  ahead at a much earlier date than  waslooked for. At any rate the  people of Lardo will be delighted  to learn that the C. P. R. is taking  action again. The country is regained as a coming mining section,  but the conditions are such that the  mineral propositions cannot become  largo producers without better  transportation facilities than are  afforded by the trails they now  possess. The Nelson wholesale  merchants also regard the construction of the road as important, because the Lardo is already a large  purchaser and with the development which will naturally follow  better facilities is likely to become  as important customer as any other  ore district supplied from the queen  city of the Kootenays.  The Sien Subscription.  The following subscriptions for  the benefit of of John Sein, the Nelson & Fort Sheppard newsboy who  lost a leg in an accident near Nelson, have been recevied at this office. The money is to be used for  the purchase of an artificial leg:  R. A Laird ���������.���������������_��� 8 100  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers���The Little Joe claim on  Forty-nine creek by Robert Bates  to M. C. Monahan and G. II. Keefer.  Certificates of work���To George  Stilwell on the Lynx Fraction and  Frisco, to Joe Duhamel on the Pel-  ton, to John Waldbeser on tho Hide  Away, to Ada Campbell on the  Nancy C, to the Canadian Pacific  Exploration Ltd. on the Agassiz  and Alhambra, to A. McCuaig on  the Port Luice, to E. C. Arthur on  the Recluse and Rapid, to the Lady-  smith Gold & Copper Mining Company on the Victoria, St. Phillipe,  Red Star and Grand Junction.  Locations���The Minerva on Morning mountain by T. G. Burke, the  Kokanee on extension of the Monterey six miles east of Nelson, the  Atlanta on the north fork of the  Salmon river 12 miles north of Erie  by Ada Campbell, the Stockton one  mile up Big creek by C. A. Peterson, the Nettie R. on tho north  fork of Salmon river by R. E.  Chestnut.  St. Pi**ters*~$urg, November 5.���  Prince Khilkolf, Russian minister  of railways authorizes the Associated Press to deny the assertion of  a leading German newspaper that  Russia is planning to construct 'a  a railway from San Markand to  Hankow via the Cashgar valley,  lake Kukunor and the Wei Ho and  Hoang Ho valley or any other  route. He asserts that the intervening mountains are all but impassable and that such a line would  cost a billion dollars, though it possibly may be built a hundred-years  from now.  "Russia," said Prince Khilkoff  "formerly contemplated a line from  San Markand to. LomisKa, but she  gave up the project when the Chinese troubles began. The direct  branch line from St. Petersburg to  the Siberian railroad has also been  abandoned for the" present. The  only line "now in process'- of or  planned is a line-from Orenburg on  the" Ural 'to TasKkut" in" Siberia".  There is not much chance of Americans supplying Russia with railway  material in the future. The Russian shops have a capacity of* 1,000  locomotives annually, whicli exceeds the demand of the country.  They could build 2,000 cars a year,  whereas Russia ordered only 100 for  1901."  Mr. W. R. Holloway, U. S. consul in St. Petersburg, recently received many enquiries regarding an  alleged railway for which America  is to supply the capital. Prince  Khilkolf says that no such road is  contemplated. He thinks it probable that unauthorized .agents are  appearing in the United States.  -  Wrecked Boat Found.  Victoria, November 5.���The provincial police have reports from the  westcoastof-the finding of a~badly  battered boat marked "Flattery  Light" and two bodies, one head  less.    Shot Guns Will Prevent   It.  Vancouver, November 5.���[Special to the Tribune]���At the request of the executive committee of  the - Conservative association here  Donald McMaster the eminent counsel of Montreal has given his opinion oh the .Tapaneso franch ise i n  British Columbia. He says he believes that according to the Canadian statute passed by the Laurier  administration in ' 1898 that all  naturalized Japanese and Chinese have a right to vote in the  forthcoming Dominion oleetion.  His opinion is backed up by E. P.  Davis, Q. C, a prominent Liberal  in British Columbia, and several  other lawyers. It is officially announced that the r department of  justice at Ottawa has decided that  returning officers must act under  the guidance of local counsel in the  matter,   Murdered His Wife;  Portland, Maine, November 5.���  Charles Davis, aged about 30 years,  shot and killed his wife at their  home here at noon today and then  attempted to take his own life. He  ha9.a bullet wound in his head, but  may recover. His wife was about  25 years of age. The story of the  affair as gathered by the police  shows that owing to the quarrelsome disposition of Davis his wife  had refused to live with him. He  called today and the couple almost  immediately became engaged in an  altercation. The shooting occurred  without any warning.  The steamer Angerona is to be  raised and-"towed" to Busk's ranch  where the enginei; will be taken  out and stored in one o* the ranch  buildings. It is ccasidered that the  hull is past repair, and as the craft  was never well suited to tlie passenger or freight* service in inland  waters, the loss is not regarded as  might be the case under other circumstances. The engines are powerful, and in good shape, but the  boiler is in poor condition, and the  hull useless.  The sinking of I the Angerona recalls the stories circulated as to her  record on the' coa^t prior to her purchase   by   Captain   Busk.     There  seems to be no" doubt that the little  rstoamer was one of. the most successful opium! arid Chinemen runners that ever,, plied in the North  Pacific.   A   maiuVwho   claimed to  Jiave   sailed   on' her   during   this  period was around ;the water front  recontly for several, days, and recounted several ..interesting   chapters in the Angerona's lively history.   Tlie   boat',   he   stated,   was  built    specially;.'  for    the   smuggling   trade, * hence'   her     narrow  hull, fast lines, -tow structure" and  engines out of '^proportion to, the  balance of thesteamer.    The bo.it  was never-registered-and never ran  in the daytime.--'Every day  she  could be seen tied'up .hard and fast  in a little bay nbt far from Vancouver, her smokestack^ and npper  works covered with'tarpaulins and  hatches battened down' as though  she   had   never \iuii'. a, day. -since  latinched.--"*-"fWlifcu:';:niglit"'-:feir "the  tarpaulins were stripped off, steam  raised and the steamer made  her  regular trip with opium or celestials  or both.' This continued for several  years and the Angerona escaped detection although there,were narrow  squeaks on various  occasions.     It  was whispered that on one occasion  the Angerona was running fifteen  Chinamen and was sighted by the  revenue cutter doing patrol duty in  the vicinity.   The rumor continued  that the captain of the craft asked  the   orientals   to   get into gunny  sacks   so    that    they   might    be  passed over as cargo and thus avoid  imprisonment for themselves and  "confiscation for   the    craft.     Tho  Chinamen assented, and according  to the yarn the whole outfit was  heaved overboard.    The ex-member  of the crew stated that there was  -not-a-word-of���truthir-in���this-storjv  but there are many whose belief, in  the story will not be shaken by this  denial by an interested party.   He  told, however, ot one occasion when  the Angerona was hard pressed by  a  gunboat and. ran   into shallow  water from where her illicit passengers escaped to shore by wading.  The gunboat thought her quarry  had gone ashore and ordered all  hands away as  a boarding party.  While the naval men"were" rowing  in the Angerona quietly, backed out  and   got    away    at    top .   speed.  On another occasion   the smuggler  was running a valuable consigment  of   opium   and    was     chased .'.. to  a standstill.   Again she ran inshore  and discharged tho chests into   the  sea with weights attached.    At low  tide the crew returned and, recovered the opium   which   was   uninjured being packed in water   tight  cases.  The profits in the business wore  large, one trip alone when a number  of celestials were safely landed in  Uncle Sam's terrirory, riettiug several thousands, of dollars. By tho  time the Angei'Oha became notorious and a fast gun boat was detailed to watch her constantly the  owners had realized a great profit  on their outlay and were content  to go out of the smuggling business. Accordingly she was sold  and brought'in to the Kootenays on  a flat car. The craft's boiler was  then equipped with a safety valve,,  which important adjunct was not  considered essential in the days  when every ounce of steam was often valuable and the crew was willing to take long chances, and the  boat was registered and put incom-  mission.  Sympathy for Kruger.  Paris, November 5.���The municipal council has adopted a motion  expressing warm sympathy and admiration for the Boers "in their  heroic defense of their independence," and resolving that the  president and other officers of the  council shall welcome Mr. Kruger  at the station upon his arrival in  Paris and invite him to an 'official  reception at the Hotel de Ville. The  Nationalist group in the chamber  of deputies today appointed a delegation to meet Mr. Kruger at the  station.  BRYAN'S CAMPAIGN ENDED  -^V-,3^  TO PBOTECT VOTERS AT THE POLLS  Chief of Police of New York Restrained From Inter-:  fering in the Elections.  -a-   -.-^.i-a-OT  '--vM  * r #  SFOKE IN HIS HOME CITY, LINCOLN, LAST EVENING.  WILL NOT ALLOW MEN UNDER HIS CHARGE TO BE BULLDOSED  -'..�����l  ��� r  iff e*M  Satisfied  With   the   Audiences That  Greeted Him at the Various  Points in Nebraska.  Lincoln, Neb.,  With the exception of seven  speeches to be made at Omaha tonight, Hon. W. J. Bryan completed  his presidential campaign tour with  a speech in this, his home city, at 0  o'clock this evening, lie returned  here at that time from a 12-hour  tour of the interior of the state,  and delivered a speech of about 30  minutes' duration to his townspeople. . Mr. Brvan .seemed entirely  satisfied with the audiences that  greeted him at the*1 various points  in his own state which he visited  during the day. Many of the  places at which he spoke are Republican in sentiment, but in all  eases the crowds were large in proportion to the population, and in  most of them there was a high degree of friendly interest marii-  ifested.  WRITTEN    BY    CONSERVATIVES.  [The Tribune has placed a part of one column  at the disposal ot the Conservatives, whose views  'will bo expresaed'thoroin from time to time during the campaign:   Alike privilege.is accorded  the Labor-part}'and thc'Liberals.'      ** -     J '*  Don't let any wavering elector  imagine that a government by the  Labor party would be spotlessly  pure. Given a government at  Ottawa composed of laboring men  and it would be no better than Sir  Wilfred Lauder's. For a certainty  there would be some one who could  beat Sifton on jobbery, and Tarte  on rascality. No one denies the  possibilities open to any laboring  man ; he can and has risen to the  highest gifts a country has to offer,  and the followers of Chris Foley  may yet have a chance, to buy him  a senatorship when his party gets  into power. Meanwhile the wise  will vote for the Liberal Conservative candidate as representative of  all that is best and lasting in political administration.  ���Theshoepinches-on-that co-operative stoie question. Ifc is pretty  well known that the co-operative  store has" the moral and tangible  support of the Labor party. That  is a question beyond discussion and  it is too late in the day for the west  end committee to attempt to fool  the electors over it; more, it is generally understood that a store on  similar lines will be opened here,  where the workingmen and their  families will receive -'just and courteous treatment.". It may well be  repeated that labor is quite capablo  of taking care of itself even unto  assessing the union members a day's  pay for incidental campaign expenses, . a tutor: for Chris, and a  bonus to the new co-operative store  to be opened in this city���"After  the Ball!"  The Labor party bobs up serenely  this morning over the statement  made in this column that education  in a candidate is a factor to be considered and intelligently acted  upon. The fact that Chris Foley  apologizes for his deficencies on  that score is evidence that he looks  at the matter in that light. The  writer in the Labor column then  flies off at a tangent and says that  "Chris Foley is a man of tho masses  and that every thinking and highly  educated man would consider him  as an equal aud would not disdain  to associate with him." Quito so���  delighted to meet Mr. Foley socially;  but that is no reason why he is  fitted to become a member of parliament and assume responsibilities  that do not always sit lightly on  the' shoulders of men who by reason  of education and experience are  more able to undertake them  than he.  �� New York,   November  5.���The  most   interesting   development   in  New York on tlie eve of battle is  an indictment found by the local  grand jury against chief of police  William S. Devery, on the charge  of interfering   with the work of  state "superintendent   of   elections  John  McCullagh.    Chief   Devery's  bail was fixed at $1000 and arrangements have been made for hearing  the case the day after the election.  The   indictment   has   attracted   a  great deal of attention in political  circles. The points involved appear  to hinge upon the rights  of men  to swear in their votes when challenged by any of the deputies of  tho state superintendent of   elections.     The   legal   aspects of the  case are interesting to the Republican and   Democratic leaders for  the reason that it has been  feared  that a clash might occur at the  polls tomorrow between the 8000  policemen   and   the   800 deputies.  At   all   political    headqurters,   at  tho  office  of the   chief   of   police  and ��it tho   Democratic   club the  consensus of opinion seemed to   be  that the election   would   prove   a  quiet one despite the difference   of  opinion between the chief of police  and the state superintendent unless  the   unexpected happens.   Every'  where confidence is expressed .-that  a full vote will be polled   and   Republicans   and    Democrats    alike  agree that more than'* 000,000 citizens of Greater-New York will  tomorrow deposit their   ballots   for  the men " of -".their, choice.   Indications are thattho"vote in  the   city,  will be at least 55,000   larger' than  ever   before"' in   the   history   of  Greater   New    York.      Generally  speaking Republicans concede that  Bryan will carry Greater New York.  On the other hand Democrats   admit that McKinley will carry the^  state if Greater   New York is ex-  eluded.    The differences of opinion \-H��|  arise on the question of   pluralities^Jpl  that the Democrats are concededin--*A^||  the metropolis and the Republi<��hsy��;  are conceded in the up   state";, dis"-"?  UD-"  V^l  trinta ' ��� '>* ���".'-'<   ���> r   I'^SsX'.  lalll*liS. (, .v   -' -..vS - -. .*   ."^"-.T^J  Chief Devery was released���ihT'&Ml  $1000 bail. Assistant -district^.!)  attorney O'Reilly, speaking for dis-j ^'V:  trict-attorney Gardiner, gave, - out .��>s,:'  the following statement: "The in"- s'-i^.'  dictment does not charge an ovei"ty ���-':%'  act, aud without the commission ofy.0"  an overt act there could" be no in-'y^l  terference. The ^indictment will;-;?3$;|  not hold Avater." .~.;^>^J  Chief Devery after giving /��j-��l  bail made the following'statement ���-.���jhj��|  "When I was "sworn in as chief of,' v|f  police of New York city, I swore'*"'y*!"  that I would do my duty and- pro-.y-;*  tect the people of this city.. 'Ipro-J:;?^  pose to do my, duty toward tlie": i\~v  whole of the people.' I do not pro-y%  pose to be bulldosed. I am going*;  to see that the "people's, rights -are'-',  protected   and   that everyone en'-'..'.  titled' to vote^ will be allowedrto;:   vote. I am going to see that- the^"���|  policemen in my charge will not'be^a*  bulldosed by John.McCullagh." 1 %:\^.l  Mr. McCullagh refused,to^'tallc.l'ft:  concerning the indictment. Ue said,V^*|'  however, that he was a witness "be: *--$?'  fore the grand jury today.'-   ',: y . y^.  Chief Devery personally notifiedy*^  the police board of his indictrnent,'5;H  but the . board took -no actiqn.^p  President'York said'the law!"does"~>^|  not require the board" to suspend%^i  any.member, of the'department un-^".-4^j  der indictment, but leaves' action, to'^^*  the judgment of the conimissioners.-yS;  The' board then -passed a" resoliition-y^  calling "on.the chief",for an impar"-.V':-$��  tial enforcement of. the law.tpmbr-y "&  row, and instructing - him to' com-' y  mu'nicate with superintendent Mc-''-*;*��  Cullagh and demand: from him'de-r;y.y  tailed information of the alleged .;/js  concerted efforts "to provoke/ vio-'""i'*i-  lence at the polls.which superintendent McCullagh in his .letter to the'-yifl  board yesterday, professed to have',  in his posssssion. i     '���  WRITTEN BY LIBERALS.  Tun Triku.vi: has placed a part of one column  at the-disposal of the Liberals, whose views  will bo expressed therein from time to timo during the campaign. Alifeo privllcgo is accorded  the Labor party and the Conservatives.  In the matter contributed by  Conservatives to the columns of  The Tribune of November 2nd appears a statement to the effect that  the administration of affairs in the  Yukon by the Liberal government  is indefensible to the same extent  as has been the expenditure of  $3000 per annnm on the Duncan  river which has been, says the  writer, thrown into the river under  the pretense of removing snags.  The first appropriation. .of $3000  for the Duncan river was made by  the Conservative party at tho request of Mr. Mara. It was expended under the supervision of Mr.  Gamble, chief engineer forthe province under the Conservative administration. This expenditure  was made in contemplation of further appropriations to follow and  without these would have been  practically wasted.  Three appropriations of $3000  each have since been expended���  $12,000 in all. The result is that  the Duncan river for 40 miles above  Kootenay lake is navigable during  the summer season for all kinds of  steamboats.  Tho Argenta, specially built for  the run with good passenger accommodation and ot 40 tons freight  capacity, has been on the route for  the whole of last summer, landing  prospectors and their freight at  Hall Landing in a few hours from  Kalso.  With loaded boats this trip  formerly meant a week of toil,  accompanied with some risk of fatal  accident. One item of the work  done on the river was the blasting  out of "government rock" at the  mouth of Glacier creek a ledge 100  feet long, which whilo it remained  made the river impassable for any  steamer, except possibly at full  flood.  Prominent Conservatives such as  Jamps   McK. ' Anderson   and .the **  Simpson brothers have been amongr^:  those most ��� actively interested in ?  securing these appropriations, and ~"  the expenditures have been .made- j  with so little regard to party -ad-"-  vantage that tlie remark has often  been   heard   in   Kaslo    that   Mr. i-  Bosto'ck if in the  field  would lose- ���  votes through his failure to-protect -  adequately the interests of his sup-  porters.    .          .    -  .^._  One thing more, this appropria- -'  tion   which   has    been    kept* up  through the whole term of Laurier's   '  administration   has   been   discontinued on this the election year.* Or '*  if the appropriation has been made <-  the Liberals of Kaslo know nothing  of it and no attempt has been made  to use it in any way for the good  of the party.  The subject is worth this much  comment only because the writer of  the insinuation has coupled this  with the Yukon question as a  parallel instance of corrupt maladministration. The contention of  the Liberals is that the charges  against the government in Yukon  matters are as useless and baseless  as arc those made by this writer in  regard to the Duncan river, and  that they have been invented in  the same spirit of malicious ignorance by people who knew nothing  of .what they were talking of.  Medhurst Case Adjourned.  The preliminary  hearing of tho  case   against    F.    W.    Medhurst,  charged with conspiracy to defraud  the C. P. R. at Cranbrook,   took all  day at tlie court house yestei-day,  E.   A.  Crease,   stipendiary  magistrate, presiding.    The inquiry; "was  adjourned to be concluded at Cranbrook where another witness ,is to  be examined.   J. R. Costigan, Q.C.,    '  of Cranbrook, represented the de-,"  fendant,and in the course of his re- y  marks to the court entered a strong ���;."  protest against the incorrect and -  exaggerated   report   of the   facts  attending    his     client's    re-arrest - ���  which was published in  the Miner -  on .Saturday. iti I *��� -Ti3ir  ffil] EffiBTJSEj.- NELSOU..J.0 .��ttS��15A��.ifl3tEM6Sfi 6  .1960  ..... y^  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY. "  INCORPORATED 1670.  LADIES  Now  come  your  that the cold spell  around we would  attention     to �� the  has  call  fact  that our  TAILOR MADE SUITS  are just the pure stuff to wear  during the frosty weather. We  have  NOW IN  Navy and Black Serge,  Taffeta Silk Trimmings  Tweed Mixtures, also with  Taffeta Silk Trimmings  Rossland Miner, although published  in a camp where hundreds of miners  wore employed, did not print a  single line in favor of the mine  workers' side of the contention.  But time works changes. The Rossland Miner is now the champion of  the mine -workers, when they are  lighting for the shadow, not for the  substance. What is one seat in the  house of commons compared with  the eight-hour working day for  every man working underground in  mines in British Columbia? Tin*:  Titinr.vK stood by the miners when  they were fighting for the eight-  hour law. The Rossland Miner was  not with them-in-that contest. Rut  now it says The Tribune and its  editor have basely betrayed the  cause of the men who labor for a  day's wage; because the one does  not publish fulsome eulogiums of  the independent Labor party, and  the other does not write 'what:-he  ��� ���-���-,��� .   .-   ..i  does not believe in.  ELECTIONJRETUMS  Full Returns of the Dominion  Elections, received direct by wire  at the  ATHABASCA SALOON  *.  Operators will continue to receive returns until the last constituency is heard from. <*  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  . . . -for fine . . .  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  son's  ,*��  SEE THEM  at the  S  Bay Stores  NELSON, B. C.  ��he ��fcttmro*  zzzzxizzxxzxzzzxzzaxixizzirmTirm i��i��111 ig  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS,  From and after October 1st, all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune  who are served by carrier will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the carrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .      .      .  Monthly, by carrier.   .       .       ���  Three Months, by carrier        ���  Six Months, by carrier  .     .       .  One Year, by carrier  No matter what opinion eminent  legal men in the east, may arrive at  with respect to the right of tho  naturalized Chinese and Japanese  to exercise the franchise,the orientals will not vote during the coming  elections. It is only in British Columbia that the matter has any interest, and in British Columbia the  laws of the province do not allow  the names of Asiatics to go upon  the voters' list; and it is even betting they never will.  The Rossland Minor flopped from  Curtis to Mackintosh in the provincial campaign, nnd Curtis was  elected. It has flopped,in the present campaign,- from Galliher to  MaeNeill, and from MaeNeill to  Foley. This is a sure sign that  Foley, will be defeated. The Rossland Miner is as much of a hoodo as ���  its Nelson namesake. ���  -*"VL-'<V  *"3"---��  .poIlT Wine  .flfeuVa/W*.   "���"***"  .$     S5  1 00  .   2 60  5 00  ,      .. 10 00  iminiimiumTTiiTimiiimimmgniiiiiii  In the last provincial campaign  The Tribune supported the Provincial party and its 'candidates in  Nelson and Slocan ridings, 'and in  both ridings the candidates of that  party were elected by large majorities, The successful candidates  in both these ridings had as oppon-  ents candidates who professed to be  special champions of workingmen';  but a majority of the workingmen  preferred   the   candidates of   the  Provincial party to the others, and  cast their votes accordingly.  These  votes were not misplaced, notwithstanding tho cry of "traitor" that  has   recently been  raised  against  the   members    from   Slocan    and  Nelson by men who are not above  suspicion.   Both Mr. Green of Kaslo  and  Mr.   Houston   of   Nelson   are  Conservatives.    Both attended the  Revelstoke   convention.     Tlie  one  nominated and the other seconded  tho nomination   of   the candidate  who is now asking for support from  the Conservative electors of Yale-  Cariboo.      Both   are   giving   that  candid.ite   loyal  support, as they  should.     The Independent 'Labor  .party was not then in existence.  It  had no candidate*in the field.   Because it is now organized and has a  candidate of its own, is no reason  why men who participated in either  the   Conservative or Liberal conventions should turn tail and  become traitors.    The men and newspapers   who   are   now   so loudly  shouting     "traitor"     will      bear  watching.  Like all converts to a new faith,  the Rosslaud Miner is exceedingly  zealous. It is even abusive. Last  year when the mine workers were  lighting for the eight-hour day, the  During the last provincial campaign, the Rossland-Miner started  out as a supporter of Smith Curtis,  the Joe Martin candidate, and  wound up by supporting C. II.  Mackintosh; the party-line Conservative candidate. Such action  would hot be classed as consistent  in a well-regulated community.  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  Boughrand  Dressed Lumber  pf all binds.  Specially recommended  for dyspepsia, loss of  appetite, Klecplessnees;  , indigestion, weakness  from, whatever cause,  nervousness, fevers,  consumption, malaria  and general debility.  Women complain of a  tired feeling. Wilson's Invalid's Port, is immediate  and efficacious, leaving no  Harmful effects.  Sleii will- And it particularly valuable as a restorative and a Rtrenprt hener of  the body nnd nei v��{ system  Wc recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  23*:  m&g&Zsa^hZs'c  ^���-"%V*Vs^'~^'V<'-r^;f'/>fv,-. A.',*^--- ���-  ���f^^V.'^-^>^*C��^'J"^^S'W.'\V^-*-  ^'i**'^'^'**"**'?!*-0*'jg*'0*'0i0'00'0t*      *^,��^-^^;5r-^*^^��^^^��?a^^��r->^^->^��r*;^  FRED  IRVINE & CO.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Dress ^^^,  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  to  Surpassing"  Display in  Fall Suiting's  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  Neclands' Building, Bakor Street.  FRED J. SQUIBB, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE THE QUEEN'S HOTEL.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Codies*   Department.  Special sale of ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  and combination suits, flannelette night dresses,  drawers and skirts.  Ladies' flannelette, cashmere, alpacia, silk, satin, and  French flannel blouse waists.  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 "DA" 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~'nqw 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 $1.50 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 fllanncl shirts.  House   Rurnishing:  Department.  to  to  to  to  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 $r.oo 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.  While bed spreads in all qualities ; Wool comfortables  from .$1.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from $2.50 up;  wool blanket (white) from $3.50 up.  All   Carpets   Sewn   and   L,��id   Free   of   Charge.  ^FRED^^IRyiNEI & GO  ^-"���k # ^aaaaV    *   ^���������������V' " ^aaaaaafc    *   ^-HaV    * ^^    *   ^Vak    * ^^    *   ^M^    * ^^    * '^aa^fc    * ^B^*' * I^aaMk    # ^aaaaaak     *   ^afc    " ^aaaaaW.    *   ^aaaaaak    * "    40    "   0^'    ^^0    #    0^^ *    00   *"   ^^*%    Jj^HF    '    00"    00   *   00 *    M0   %    00"    ��0   #   00 *    ^0   "    a^aa^ * ^0  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of .tlie square shoulder���the latest  fashion in coats.  _ir_WHAT_TO)n_WANT_ia NOT_fN BTQOHL  WK WILL MAKE ITS-OS TOO*  CALL AND GET PRICEB.'**'  J.A. Sayward  HAT.I. AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HKNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-l White Pine Lumber Always in  Stoct<.  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 Lumber Co. Ltd.  NELSON TENT AND  AWNINC FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds of canvas goods.  Kootenay   Coffee  NELSON, B. O.  Co.  VOTE^FOR ....  A.  H.  MacNEILL  of Rossland  Candidate of the LiberaUConservative Party for Member  of the House of Commons for Yale-Cariboo.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson.  - Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  > Offer fresh roasted coffee of bead quality as  follows:  Java and Arabian .Macha.per pound......a}  40  ~Java~and~Mooha~Iflendr3 pounds.. .' 1-00-  Ftne Santos, 4 pounds ���.. 100  Santos Blend, 5 pounds... __ 1 00  Our Speolal,Blend. 6 pounds.  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds... ���...-.._ 1 00  A filial order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows block. West) Baker streeh.  C. W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD!  $6.15  Hard Coal  Anthracite  Crow's Nest"  Coal  DBLIVBEBD  $9.65  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Lm  No order can bo accepted unless accompanied  by cash.    0(11 co:   Corner of Hall  and Baker Strocl-n.  American ai*d European Plans.  CENTS  MEALS  25  ROOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  ������ -^-JSCENTS^TO ��1���": =���   'S  BAKER STREET. NEIaSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with.'Hot Air.  Large comfortable'bedrooms and  Urst-claes  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  TELEPHONE 33.  THEO ;MADS0^f Proprietor.  Baker Stroet, Nelson.  lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for tbe money in the market  for all purposes.  terms cash     W. P. Tikrnktt, General Agent  Telenhone 147.    Office with C. I). J. Christie.  FOR FALL PLANTING  .Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Rosea, Shrubs,  Vines,anil Bulbs-���80,000 to select from.   Address  M. J;" HENRY, Vancouver, B. C.  NELSON LOTS FOR SALE.  Clood building lota for sale. Corner and one  adjoining, fiOxblO; $3ir>. Two inside lots .10x120,  g-tfO. All on Mill street Titlo cloar. Apply to  Str.ichan Brothers, opposite tho poHt ofllce.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good bnsIneHS lolfl in the town of Phoonix,  50 feet frontage. Original cost 81,000. Will sell  for the same figure on the following terms: One-  third cash: balance in six and twelve months.  Address, F. B. H.,poat ofBeo box 198, Nolson, B.C.  N|rs. E. CiGlarKe, Prop.  LiTB OF 1TIB 'ROYAI. HOTET^ OAT-BABY  ELECTORS  During the heat of the'election.-)  VOTE  for t lie .  10c       BIG   SCHOONER      10c  lleer or Half-and-half at the  -Always froHh.  The only-good Beer in Nolson  E. J. GORRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  IVjadden l^ouse"':i^&fi^2Sm.  ...��� ..-> ��� ^  ^*~  The only-hotel In Nolson that has remained  undor one. management since 1890. -  The bed-rooms are well furnished and. lighted  by electricity. ���    .?��� -    The bar Is always stocked by the best dom s-  tio and Imported llcjuors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  PLATFORM  'Adopted by the Liberal-Conservative Party in .Convention  at Revelstoke, September 15th, 1900  "We, the delegates of the Liberal-Conservative party of Yale-Cariboo  constituency, in 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-:  dustries are as fairly entitled to protection as the manufacturing industries of Eastern Canada ; therefore, we advocate that the duties on .lead  -and-lead-products-be-inerettsed,so,that-they^^  imposed by the United iStates 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 advocalte-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'Cohuubia has not now the representation in the federal parliament that she is entitled to: therefore we advocate that when the  redistribution of seats is made that this constituency shall be given rop-  rosentation according to its poiDulation.  That it augui's well for the success of the party that -Hugh John  Macdonald has decided to leave the field of provincial politics to take  part in.tho larger one that affects the people of the whole of Canada.  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHOBPK & CO., IilMITKD.-Corner. Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets. Nelson, manufacturers  of aud wholesale dealors in -ajrated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon SprinKS  mineral water.   Telephone.60. '  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKBTZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  . ��� Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers In assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Firs Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars  cement. Are briok and flro clay, water pipe, and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COiMPAN Y-Wholesaledeal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, oto., Houston block," Nelson.  '       FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER  MILLING   COMPANY  .. . -rCereals, Flour, Grain, Hay.  Straight or  mixed ears shipped to all*.'Kootenay Points.  Grain elevatora at all principal points on Calgary-   j  =Edmontdri=RpR.^"V'iUs=at-V^oU)riarNovv-Wefll>==i  minster, and Kdmonton, Alberta.  TAYLORy FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  street,-'Nelson (George- F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain,;Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  '���  -Phone 20."-" ���-������':'���: ���'������������^.. ������"���::".������:  P.  CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block, Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.���Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers. In. fresh and cured meats.  Cold storage.   "  QR0CERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  . 'Hall atreete, -wholesale grocers and  'obbers in blankets, gloves, mitts', boots, rubbers,  maokiuaws and minors' sundries.    EOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-  i  TED���Voruon   atreot, Nolson,   wholesale |  grocers.   '    '  ^   Py Burns & Co.  Bead Oppiok at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson, .Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, jRevelatoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, .Cascwle^^ City, Mid  -way,:.and Vancouver. ;  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught).- Large comfortable rooms.  UratrClasa tame board.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��.   (J,   TRAVES,   MaU^geF  ORDBRS BY UAf% RDCHIVS] OAREffUIa AMD PROMPT ATTIWWON  TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO'.^Froub sU;eet, Nel-  *J   son, wholesale grocers.  ;  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street/Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealors   lu  provisions,   oured  moats, butter and eggs,  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES. ,  HBYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In nard-  ware and mining supplies'. ") Agents for Gland *|  Powder Co.       .: "      '   .    . ;  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY J  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale dealers inj  hardware and mining suppliers, and water aud/i  plumbers'supplies. .*l  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON & COycdrner Vernon; i  -*��� and Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale!,  dealers In liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agonta'l  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukoe and Cal-il  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. ���  ��� ;,J  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Bakeilj,  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,;!  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,'!  wholesale/dealers In caps and fuse, and electric,"  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.S'J  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall Btreete.il  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers']  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work inade'l  to order.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-i  TED���Corner. Front and Hall .streets. Nelson, wholesale dealers In-wines <oase and balk,  and aonMrtlc and Imported olgars.' 45&_&i?~uiiart^  **-*-<( y^W-^Vy"^''-? *"/,  -MB -EBBtm MMJof 8. e T rjEsBAY;. JfovEMi-M 5 i��80  - <"**">- -'-'"~--?g��i��~-  J'.i  BANK OF MONTPAI  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vico-President  E. 3. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  .........7'���'���-'.'?*"Zfr"ifr���Tr -*,-,-i-"i-a���gal  Established in Nelson in 1890.  Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  ��� *���> Buy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  O i ant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any'part,of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OB" INTEREST PAID.  GRAVE  AND   OAY   STORYETTES.  lb is said that Mr. Evarts was  on-e going up in the elevator at the  .st tie department with many applicants for ministerships and consul-  .��-lii|)s. "Well," said he to a friend,  '���, liis is the largest collection for  J', .n-ignraissionsthat has been taken  141 for a long time."  ]n the clock and watch department of the Paris exposition iin ex-  jKM-t called the attention of the  t*\u\\\ of Persia to a queer little pen-  il 11 le, which he wished his majesty  to buy- "This little clock," said he,  "fires a pistol every hour." "To  kill time, I suppose," said the witty  ruler, as he walked away.  A Scotch divine took, one of his  pnliahioners to task for his non-at-  tuiHlauce at kirk; the man said:  'I dinna like laug sermons." The  liaison, with some wrath, replied:  '���John, ye'll dee, and go to a place  where ye'll not. have the privilege  ���if hearing long or short sermons."  '���That may be," said .lohn, "but it  winiia.be for lack of parsons."  After his return to London from  his first tour in the United States,  Matthew Arnold visited old Mrs.  IVoetoV, Avidow of the ])oet, '���Uarry  (,'ornwall," and mother of Adelaide  ] Vector. Mrs. Proctor, who cwas  t lien 80 years old, in giving Mr.  Arnold a cup of tea, asked him:  "And Avhat did they say about you  in America?" "Well," said tho lit-  ������tary autocrat, "they said I Avas  riinceited, and they said my clothes  <lid not fit me." "Well, now," said  the old lady, "I think they were  mistaken as to the clothes."  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 $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest  $1,700,000  D, R. Wilkio, General Manager.  E.'Hay, Inspector.  Nolson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Bakor Strcot  J. M. LAY, Manager.  Asked at an afternoon tea what  was Mr. Mutsu's favorite sport, his  gentle little Avifo looked up archly  and said: "Oh, madam, my husband he like to ilirt best of all  things in the Avorld. He think this  American sport most adorable. We  flirt and flirt all the day long. I  flirt with him he flirt with me."  . ���. Hert is My Guarantee...  ALL GOODS SOLD 25 PER CENT CHEAPER THAN ANY OTHER  HOUSE IN NELSON.  Latest Up-to-Date Stock.  Purchased Direct from the Manufacturers.  ���According-to the Wasp, ,Miv  Klynn, a prominent contractor,  while conducting a civil-service ex-  ...animation at.the_city halLthe^other  i lay,  asked  Tim  Murphy, a candi-  - (fate for a job under the board of  public Avorks: "How many feet of  javing would you consider a good  day's Avork, Murphy?" "Do you  mane for yourself or for the city,  Mr. Plynu?" Staggered, but not  knocked out, Mr. Flynn replied,  w i tli a gurgle in his voice: "Well���  ah���a good day's Avork for any one,  Mr. Murphy." "Htn���well, Mr.  Flynn, I would say a good day's  work for yes" would be eighteen  hundred feet, an' for the city, one  hundred and eighty."  Frederick Sandys, whom some  one has called the greatest of English draughtsmen and Milla'is said  Avas worth any five academicians,  Avas waited upon in his young days  by a deputation from a corporation  Avhich wanted a portrait of an.esti-  -lnablegrocerptheirfimayorr^Wheir  the question of terms was reached,  the spokesman of the party announced that they were willing to  pay the magnificent sum of. two  hundredand fifty dollars. As the  painter's faeelfell, the worthy town  councilor hastily added. that they  only wanted a half length. "Oh, of  course, that makes a difference,"  said the artist, urbanely; "which  half would you prefer, gentlemen?"  Prof esspr Tai t of Edinburgh, after  having subdued a lady pianist who  annoyed him by taking to the bag-  ".pipes, vA'as troiibled by an amateur  elocutionist in the house. One day,  the story goes, when the house was  filled with oratory, a volley of explosions came; from Tait's room, followed by smoke and unearthly  smell. The lessons in.oratory were  suspended, and every one in the  house collected to find out what  the trouble was. Tait, with unmoved' countenance,. said to the  landlord: "As there seems to be  no restraint on the nature of the  studies pursued in these lodgings, I  have begun a series of- experiments  in high explosives, from which I expect to draw much advantage."  The elocution ceased.  Mrs. Mutsu, whose death has recently been announced,-was one of  tho most attractive women who  ever presided at the Japanese legation at Washington, D. 0. Her end,  it is said, was hastened by the sorrow for the death of her husband,  which occurred three years ago. Mr.  and Mrs. Mutsu were a most devoted couple, aud when Mutsu was  stationed at the national capital  they were constantly seen together.  At a puppet-shoAV held some  months ago in one- of the small  towns of Germany, the proprietor,  who did a turn himself, Rave* what  he considered to be the chief characteristics of tho three famous men  who have occupied the exalted position of German emperor���William  the First, Frederick the Third, and  the present kaiser.-William the  Second. "Kaiser William," said the  public entertainer, "will ever be remembered by his saying, 'I have no  time to be weary!' The emperor  Frederick's most characteristic  utterance will undoubtedly be for  all ages : 'Learn to suffer without  complaining!' - And the present  illustrious ruler will ever be inseparably associated Avith his familiar expression : 'Augusta! pack  the trunks !' But the enterprising  'showman's remarks were reckoned  by the law an insult to his imperial  majesty, aud the offending speaker  had .to pay the penalty of two  mouths' imprisonment for his  temerity.          Tn the early days of the Third  Empire, the chief of the Paris  omnibus service, an ardent horseman, appeared on the Bois de  Boulogne driving a mail-coach  drawn by six spanking horses. He  Avas notified that only the emperor  was entitled to indulge . in the  luxury of a six-horse equipage. So  a few days later he astonished the  Parisians by tooling along the Bois  Avith the same co.ich, drawn by four  very small horses aud tAvo large  donkeys. The next day he was  commanded ta appear before the  emperor, who was really fond of  liim. After some general conversation, Napoleon said: "I hear,  Jbaron, that you are infringing court  etiquette by driving through "Paris  first with six horses and then with  four, horses and three donkeys?"  "Only two donkeys, sire," respectfully insinuated the baron, who did  not feel quite comfortable, despite  his habitual audacity and recklessness. "But there Avere three donkeys in the affair,"., insisted Napoleon. "Milie pardons, sire, I fear  5*our majesty has been.tnisinformed.  Four horses and two donkeys."  "But," said the emperor, with a  :jjjuig*"ical smilcy'yoiiJgi,'gej;_thejpne^  on the box!" FronTthat day forth  the baron contented himself with a  more modest equipage.  A Man Without a Friend.  Alfred G. Hales, the famous war  correspondent of the Daily News,  who has returned to London has  in an interview with a representative of that paper given the following impression of lord Kitchener:  "I have seen men," he said "go  into Kitchener's quarters swaggering and laughing and come out  looking like plucked birds." '  "All the fine feathers gone?"  "My word! I've asked more than  once what -happened. 'Well,' came  the answer 'one look is enough for  me.    It made my blood run cold.'"  "And do you think that such a  man is likely to inspire confidence?  Lord Roberts is loved by hisarmy."  "A man might disobey lord Roberts, but Kitchener!���"  "Well, did Kitchener come into  touch with his men?"    ���  '���Yes, and when he did their jaws  fell, I can promise you. Why he  told some, of them one day he  wondered they didn't bring ladies'  maids with them to curl their hair  for them. He went down to Cape  Town and found dozens of them  having a good time in a swell hotel  there, full of rank and fashion.  'Well, gentlemen, what are you doing here?'���'On leave, my lord, and  this is the ���haw���only good hotel  in Africa���haw���haw���' "  "On leave, eh?" "Yes, my lord.  There's nothing���haw���haw���doing  now.' 'Oh, well gentlemen, you'll  either take the next train back to  the front-^-there's one in two hours I  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.   ,  ���c*\f  ALL  goods   ;J  IN MY  i  STOCK  WERE  MADE  IN'  1900.  JACOB   DOVER, The   Jeweler  3STBniiS03Sr,    "B.   o.  AUCTION SALE  HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  We have been instructed by Mrs. Catherine  Pinnerty, to sell by public auction the contents of  seven-room house, consisting of:  BEDROOM SETS, PARLOR SET  DINING ROOM FURNISHINGS  STOVES, ETO.    -  WEDNESDAY,   NOV.   7th  at 2 o'clock p. m., on .the  premises, on Carbonate Street, second house  east of Josephine street.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  CHAS. A, WATERMAN & CO.   Auctioneers.   ROSSJUAIMD   BIVQlrN^^RIi>*I^| \VORK3  -      cunliffe & McMillan ^  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore  Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and General Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, and all.in flrstclasscondition:  ==^l=!)sl2=Hpri7.pntal=SIide-A'aH'eiK!igirie.=coinplelc.^  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  HUGH B. CAMERON  Real Estate and  Insurance Agent  The only,office in the city which  issues its own policies.    -  AGENT FOR  Norwich Union Insurance Co.  Connecticut Fire Insurance Co.  /Etna Insurance Co.  Commercial Union Insurance Co., Ltd.  IlllLeading Scotch Whisky  MONEY TO  LOAN AT 8%  ON  STRAIGHT  MORTGAGE.  BAKER STREET  NELSON  GAMBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  1 o-foot Pelton' Wheel, with 'WO feet 8 in. to Hi in. Spiral-Ri vetted Pipe. "New, never been used.  l'lngersoll-Sargeanc, and 1'Rand Rock Drill.   Thoroughly overhauled and worn parts replaced.  1 No. 2 Kriowlcs Feed Pump, In first class condition.  1 Goulds Haml Force P'imp.   Sloping Bars, Blacksmiths'B'llows, eto.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or wite us before you buy for comploto list.   Wo  may have just what you want. -,������'���  Agents for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried. '.;  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  P.  O.  BOX 198.  I believe���-ov���the next boat back  to England."  "You can always spot one of  Kitchener's men. They mind their  business and don't care for anything else. They are soldiers, and  their duty is to fight, and win. If  not, to die. I believe that this war  would have been over months since  if Kitchener had been in command."  "Good heavei.9! 9urely lord Roberts has done splendidly?"  "A magnificent soldier, but 1  think Kitchener would have done  the work quicker."  "How's that?"  "Those brilliant Hanking movements are slow. Kitchener believes  in frontal attacks."  "But what 'slaughter!"  "Well, there woiildu't have been  thousands of deaths from enteric  fever, anyway."   ���.  This is Mr. Hales' view. The war,  in his opinion, teaches  this  lesson.  "And lord Kitchener������?"  "I think he is another Wellington. Terrible ��� a man without  bowels���without a friend���hated"  by many���feared by all���but a man  who will put things through���a  man who believes that it is a  soldier's work to fight and win���or  die. Now tho sight of our transports crawling, lumbering along  used to make my blood boil. Kitchener would have cut the baggage  down by half. Half of the wagons  laden with officors'luxuries���Tommy  never got any. He did cut them  down when he had the chance.  Mind, these are no hasty conclusions. I was there for nine  months, and I didn't go about with  my eyes shut. He's a fine judge of  men, too. Do you think he'd let  his officers go loafing about cities  and towns?   No fear."  NOTICE  OF ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant to the ������Creditors'Trust l">ce!*H Act"  and Amending Acts.  Notice h hereby givpn that Charles Trnnibull  and Alexander .lohn McDonald, la'ely carrying  on business as Tobacco and Cigar Merchants iu  the City of Kaslo, British Columbia, in partnership 'nidei tho llrm name and stjle of Trumbull  fe McDonald, by deed of assignment for the benefit of creditors, bearing da'e the 2.'lrd day of October, A. IX 1800, have assigned all their and each  of their personal estate, credits and eil'ccts which  may lie seized acd sold under execution and all  their and each of their real estate unto Hubert.  McLean, of the said city of-Kaslo, mill manager,  ia trust, to pay and sati'fy ratably or proportionately and without preference or priority all the  creditors of them, tho said Charles Trumbull and  Alexander John-McDonald;.or .'of 'either of thorn,  their just, debts, according to law.  The said deed of assignment was .executed by  lhe said Alexnndor John McDonald' on the 23rd  day of October. A..]"). 1900, and by the said  Charles Tuimbull on the 25th day of October. A.  D. 1900, and by the said Robert McLean on the  27th day. of October. A. D. 19ro.  All persons having,claims against the Kiiid  Charles Trumbull and Alexander .lohn McDonald or against either of them are rerjuircd on or  before the 30th day of November, 1900, to deliver  to tho trustee vouchers and particulars of the  'Mini , together with particulnrs ot any sscurity  which may bo held by them therefor.  And notice is hereby given that after the said  .101h day of Novpinber, 1900, the trustee will proceed to distribute the assets nmong those partiej  who aro entitled thereto, having restnrd only to  the claims of which he shall then have had due  notice     "  A meeting oflhe creditors will bo held at tho  ofllco of McAnn & McKay, Front street, In the  said oily of Kaslo, on Thursday, the 15th day of  November 1900, at tho hour of three o'clock in  tho afternoon.  Dated at. Kas'o tlio 27th day of Ootol>cr. A. D.,  litOO, Mc.'ANN & McKAY  Solicitors for tho Trustee.  ,FOR RENT  C-roomed house "and bathi together with kitchen  range, complete 'with hot and cold water, Observatory street, magnlllcent view; rent, including water rate, $2."j per month.  5-roomed house, corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets ; S20 per month. ���  o-roomed houso, Hume Addition ; Sl.< per month.  J-robmed cottage, Gore street 812.50 per month.  0-roomed house, corner of Mill and-Hall streets;  _$.'tpjQr_iiiQiith, from 1stJVovempor.^ ^��:���.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company. ������'-  D. J.Dewap, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  FOR SALE"'"'  Cottage on Mires road. 7,room", full plumbing,  ���'beautiful location, ��ia%, 8500 cash.  7-room house on Carbonate street, two stories,  double stairway. ?2.000, eosy terms.  2 nice building lot-, Latimer street, 100x120. SGOO.  House in Hmnfiaddition. S2.100: S200 cash. $25.00  ���   permonth pays (he balance, interest nnd principal.  This house has full plumbing, stone  foundation, and lot. 45x1.10.       v   ^ .  Nice house and lot neat   Ward street, on the  south sido of Silica. ?2,2.")0; rent* for $3o, and  only a block from the post olllce.  TO RE*-"!'.  ���l-room cottage in rear of my house on Victoria  street, SI2 This co'tngo is comfortable nnd  most, convenient to town.  7-room house on Mines road, S2S.  Olllcoln  Madden Hlook  D. J. DEWAR  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu. 1000  FOR SALK*.  Largo hotel, furnished complete throughout,  in u good ltve town ; reasonable terms.  ���A complete sot of tinner's tools.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  RROKRR. WARD STREET  ToiTSALE-OHEAP"  Six lots corner Observatory and   Hall st reels,  drained and cleared for building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Applr a. !<. LHNNOX. Solicitor, Nelson B. 0  R.P.RITHET&CO.,Ltd.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  <.%ffl  TTiiiiiiiiiiriM.fiiiiiiniiiiiTrmiiimmillll  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  timummni*  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWKRS AND BOTTLEB8 OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^^ry^1^^,      Brewary it Nal.01.  .A..   JB]]SrST��!-A-JD-  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full lino of wall papor, mouldings, oto,   Kalso-  mlning and Tinting.   Btriotly llrst-class work.  KHtlmatos f uniisheo.  Residence Mill Street,   MITT QOTaT    R   P.  OppoBlto School House   WJQLiOUIM, D. Kj.  H. D. ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-oiass wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points.  Hhno<   Hal' *"*.   hnhw����.n   Hakor  ��na1 Vawnnn.  A  K1  TRATEBNAL   S0CIETIE8.  NKLSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. V.tc A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NIGHTS OK PYTHIAS��� Nolson Lodge. No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. Js".  Hall, corner Baker aud Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Knights  cordially Invited to attend. F. J. Hradley, C. O.;  J. A. 1-aquet te. K. of R. & S.  NELSON la. O. Lj, No. 1092. meete In I. O. O. F.  Hall, oorner Baker and Kootonay streots,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Vlalting  bretnern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M.  \V. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  ENGINEERS.  OHARLKS PARKER-Mlnlngand milling engineer,  Turner-Roockh Block, Baker street).  Nelaon,  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC       V  Ofllce with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and '"' -i  Haker streets.  City office of tho Nolson Sodawater Factory. /  A. R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 559. TELKPHONB NO. '06  DR. ALEXANDER  FORlN   v.  OFIi-ICIO AND RESIDENC13  /-"; y  Silica   street, between Ward-and*  Josephine streets. -   .",'"   /  Telephono 120.-' * "-"  .    ARCHITECTS. ,       ;      ','.  TPWART &  CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms.7  J-J  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker streot. Nelson.  ���%,-sl  "'<!  5 ���.^T I  TRADES   UNIONS.'        "��� /,-  ���M"EL80N MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W.'F.'o  -*1*' M.���Meots In miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay stroets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bore woloome. M. R. Mowatt, President Jame  Wilkes, Socretary. Uxion Scale ov Wades  fob Nelson District���Per shift, machine-  men, 53.50: hammersmon miners, $3.25; muckers,'  carmen, shovelers and other underground labor*  era, 93.00. - ���  *-.���** r  * ^ 1  ^ *; I  '~t?l  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-.'  ���*��� lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be hold in the miners' union, hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the',  first and third Thursday of each month,"- at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J.H.Mathe-  son, Secretary.  rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  -*���   are held on  Wednesday  evening of -each  week, at 7 o'olock, in the Miners' Union hall oorner Victoria and Kootenay streets.   R.  Robin-:  son, President,   Jamos Colling, Secretary.   -       -"'  T5 ARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. 196, of ^1  J-��   the International Journeymen* Barber's Un-    "��� I  ion of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, comer  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.     . 1  sharp.; Visiting ..brothers cordially: Invited to ��� .  attend.   J. H. Mathoson, President.   W. S. Bel-    '*  villo, Secretary.'".           .      ���.  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  Tho Bricklayers and Masons' International  =Union=No.-=3of-Nelson=*meets?8econd*and-foUrtb-  Tuesdays in each month at Miners  Union hall.  J.-W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding socrotary.  ABORERS' UNION.���Nelson Laborers' Pro-  ��� tectivo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the American Federation cordially invited to attend,  .lames Mathow, President. John Roberts, recording secretary.  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  mooting of tho  Painters'  Union is held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' iUnlon hall at 7:30 sharp.   J. H. Mill ward,  Prosidont; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  .  LASTKIIKRS'  UNION���The O. P. I. A. No.  172. mcotai ovory Monday evening in the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  8 o'olock.   J. D. Movnr. prflHident: Donald Mc-  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of Hi-Hlsh Columbia, Nelson, In Wes  Kootenay. to wit:  By virtue of a writ of flerl-faclas, issued out of  tho Supreme Court of Brltith Columbia, at the  suit nt the Bank of .Montreal, plalntifTs. and to  me directed, against tho goods and chal  I els of tbu T*o Friends Mine, Limited  Liability, defendant,", I have seized and  tuken in execution all tho right, title and Interest  of the said dofi-iulants, Two Friends Mine Limited Liability, In tho mineral claim known as  und culled "Two Friends,"situated on tlio divide  hotweeii Lemon and Springer oreeks, on the oast  slopo of Lemon creek, located on tho :11st, dnyoC  July, A. D. ISO."., and recorded in the office of the  mining recorder for the Slocan Cily Alining Division of the Weft. lCootomiy District, on the 10th  dny of August, A. D. ISil."; and also all the right,  litli) und interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty (CO) tons  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  elirhty-nliio dollars und eighty-five cents ($2,089-  .85) together with Interest, on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-live cents ($2080 35)  at six per centum per annum, from the 26th day  of September, 1900. until payment, besides Bher  ifl"s poundage, olllccr's fees, and nil other legal  Incidental expenses: All of which I shall expose  for sale,' or sufllciont thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, nnd costs, at the front of my offico  next to 1 be court house, in tho city or Nelson. B.  C, on Friday the 20th day of October, A.-D., 19001  at tho hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  Notk.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of the said-defendants.  Dated at Slocan City the 12th day of October.  1900.  S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootenay.  The above sale is postponed until Monday, the  2fitli day of November, 1900, at tho same placa  anil hour. S. P. TUCK,  ��herifl'.of South Kooteuay,  *��� ijm^M 4-  THE--TRIBUNE: NELSON;B.C., TUESDAY NOVEMBER. 6 MOO-  Queen Victoria ChocolateaS  THE   EEST   OUST   THIS   IMZ-A-KIKIIET  SOLID   03STL-X"   *B**Sr  "PTJ-T   -a*-**?   I3ST   25   ufiL.*N**D  50   OBITT   BOXES  W. F. Teetzel -& Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho! - For Fall Clothing - Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our  stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  21" AND 2HI BAKE.* STRKKT. NKLSON.  STOVES 1       STOVES I  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.    Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  to  to  to  to  to  Ready for Winter.  to  to  to  to  McLACHLAN BROS.  V?3��SL-fil*&^;&&^-��:&^:��-��        ^>'>4'54444<S->$4'4?/  to  . . . to  to  Don't delay about putting h  up your stoves, and don't de jji  lay about buying them. jL  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 jay  about it. m\  to  to  to  m  m  >m  ���^i  TO  Contractors and  Builders  to  to  to  to  to  to,  to  to  to  , Having- disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we  bespeak for 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 firm. 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.  ������Thanklng-you=for=past=favors, ���-.'���������    '. 1  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  T.  G.  PROCTER,  Late Managing Director  Nelson, B. C, f>th October, 1900.  To the Public...  to  to  to  Having taken over the business of tho West Kootenay Brick & ^  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance jjff^  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My *k  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest W  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger ^B  quantities than before, wo shall be able to supply, the trade at a ^  lower flguro. jm  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our {$1  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply M  these products at reasonable rates.   . J���  a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  to  to  We shall also keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes Last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  ;        We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company, i  Successors to    . J  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd. j  '5th October, 1900.  Born, in Nolson, Sunday evening,  to tlio wife of J. .!. Land ridge of a  son.  The Dominion oluction returns  will be received at the Liberal committee rooms on Wednesday night.  Yesterday"was Guy Fawkes clay,  but the timo;7honored custom of  lighting lxfrifli'es seemed to have  been overlooked.  The Nelsoi.-ltosslund bunting  party that went, to the foot of  Kootenay lake last, week in the  C. P.-., 11. houseboat have returned.  11.. 0.. Campbell-Johnston writes  The Tribunr that the Hondholder  group of claims has not been bonded to anyone, nor is any deal pending.  Manager Amiable of the opera  house has made arrangements with  the Canadian Pacifie Telegraph  Company for a direct wire into the  opera, houso on Wednesday evening, where a full telegraphic report  will be received of the elections  throughout the Dominion.  IL. M. Thorburn of Silverton, was  married last night to Miss MeLean  of Fredericton, iV. R., by Tlev. Uob-;  erfc Frew, pastor of St. Paul's Pros;1  byterian church. The bride "arrived in Nelsou last night on the  steamer Moyie, and the ceremony  took place a couple of hours later.  Mr. and Mrs. Thorburn are registered at the hotel Hume.  During the last few weeks the  buildings erected near the Athabasca road during last winter's  smallpox scare, have been entered  and ransacked by sneak thieves.  Two cots, a table, blankets, stovepipes and crockery were stolen  from the pest house, and six or  eight pairs of blankets from the  detention hospital. It is thought  that Chinamen are responsible for  the theft.  It is proposed to start a branch  of the Theosophical society in Nelson. F. W. Pettitt will communicate with anyone who may be already a member, or otherwise interested. A lecturer will probably be  sent in the near future from San  Francisco, and an effort is being  made to induce Charles Leadbeater  of London, a* great student of occultism, who is now in tlie west, to  come here and give a lecture.  The meeting   of   the   Epworth  League of the Methodist church tonight will be of a specially interesting nature.   The social committee  has charge of the proceedings and  one of the features will be the production   of   the mock   trial from  Dickens'    "Pickwick   Papers,"  the  parts being taken by members of  the league.    Following this will be  the reading of the first edition of  The Parrot, a monthly publication  devoted to chronicling  matters of  interest to members of the league.  =The'officers-of^the=7Nelson���rifle*  company are arranging a reception  for private Alexander S.   Lee,   the  first member: of the company   detailed for active service   in   South  Africa   to   return   home.   Private  Lee is expected to reach Nelson   on  Thursday evening on  the   steamer  Moyie and it is practically   settled  that the company . will parade   in  uniform   at the armory about   4  o'clock and  march  to the wharf.  The   annual  dinner of the   corps  takes place shortly   and   this   will  probably take the form of   a   banquet to Lee.  NELSON MINES AM MINING  ��� Promising Claims Bonded.  A. II. Kelly has bonded the Little Joe and Montagu mineral claims  from the owners, George II. Keefer,  Joe Chipman and M. C. Monahan.  The claims are on Forty-nine creek,  below the May and Jennie property  and are regarded as promising. Mr.  Kelly will probably put a crew at  work on the property when the  wagon i'dad up tho creek is completed.     .. ���  ceed to work the property in a  manner which will demonstrate the  merits of the True Blue in particular and the section.in general.    .  The creAV at tho Venus mine is  still engaged in sinking on the vein,  the winze" having attained a depth  of SS feet from No. 3 tunnel. Some  unusually high free gold has been  discovered on the Venus recently  and the management is hopeful of  locating the mother lode from  which it came. No announcement  has been made anent the installation of the stamp mill at the  Venus, but this is not surprising as  the understanding always has been  that the company would wait for  sleighing before0 taking their plant  up the hill.  W. H. Dowsing has returned to  Spokane, where ho will make his  headquarters. A comprehensive  display of mineral from the Nelson  district together with photographs  typioal of British Columbia mining  operations will be on exhibition at  his'Spokane olllce.,  Henry Ray, manager of the London Consolidated and Richelieu  properties on Crawford creek, is in  the eity en route to Port Hill, Idaho,  from where he is importing thirty  head of cattle to supply the camp  with beef during the winter. The  animals will be- slaughtered on  reaching the mine, and frozen for  use as desired. -Work has recently  been started on the Richelieu property, thus materially increasing the  crew at the mine. The wagon road  is sufficiently advanced to permit a  team to get through to the terminus.  ���w  EC.   BTEES  & CO.  "tSrELSON  KASLO  SJ&.3STX30-N*  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TRlaKPHONR 27 S(01.Ci Corner linker unci .ToHepli.no Stieo  A Hard  Headache  ���is often the result, of'strfl.iiiing lhe eyes. Tho  only way to prevent lhe hcnilnrlie is to remove  tin1 cause.  Have the eyes lltlcd with rUikm'si Hint, will  prevent oyp-ilniiniiig. Our lltliiif- will enable  you to read and work wiih en.se to your eyes.  George Doyle, formerly in .1. A.  Gilker's establishment,has returned  to the city after spending the summer in the Kettle river country.  Since leaving' Nelson last spring  Doyle has made two valuable acquisitions, a large interest in one of  the best mineral properties in the  Monashee section, and an equally  promising growth of whiskers.  Short Council Session.  Last night's session of the city  council was brief, the business being wholly routine. ��� Sidewalks  were authorized on the west side of  Stanley street between Silica and  Victoria and on the north side of  Baker between Hendryx and Cedar  streets. The-council authorised the  issuing of a check for $1S00 on account of the chemical engine purchased for the fire - department, a  balance of $110 being retained to  insure the cost of- the changes to  the brake. 'The bylaw relating to  the debenture - issue was finally  passed. These items with one or  two others referred to the board of  works completed the docket of  business. The* -members present  were: Mayor Houston, aldermen  Hall, Arthur, Irvine and Morrison.  Council adjourned to the 19th instant. -   -   PERSONAL.  Mrs. Peter Schoufeld arrived from  Montreal yesterday.  Alfred Bennefc, W. Bennet, John  Roy and Bert Winn are registered atr the Tremont Hotel.  Among the guests at the Queen's  are Rev. W. U. Ronald of Banll'. James Rijan  and George By.in of C.-nnbrook and W. Mollattie,  Niagara Kails,-Ontario.   -  Mark M.auley>;of Slocan City: wlio  la plaintift in the action of Manley vs.  Collom,  I). W. Moore, ore buyer for  the  Tceil  smelter  ^and.M. S.^Loganlof Roasland. managing director,  *>of the Juno Mining Company, are no the Hotel"  Hume. ��� '-...fi. :s;.'  . II. B. Alexander of Sandon, manager of the Ruth niine;.T. F. Collum, president,  W.  F.  liuCois,    superintendent   and   " "  PatenaudeBros.  OPTICIANS.  UNITED STATES  ELECTIONS....  Full returns of the Elections  in the United States will be  received by special wire on  TUESDAY NIGHT at the  ATHABASCA  SALOON  DOMINION  ELECTIONS  Something New  Mr  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and B/\C0N  Direct Irom Iowa's world famed  Iowa's Pride Ham, 22c  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON  Corn Belt,  owa's Pride Bacon, 25c  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  Telephone 10 185 Baker Street  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Complete   Election  Returns  will  bo  received  at the  NELSON  ON  OPERA   HOUSE  WEDNESDAY  Adams enoineei;, respectively  mine, and Krank Oliver of Rossland are at.  Hotel Phair.  Walter  of the Arlington  ������- *   -        'he  Nelson, B. C.  M  ivviMMKK^  NO   MORE   TIGHT   BELTS���  QJUIJVa   SURFACE  a preservative and. filler for belts. Ifc is the only material that will  permanently prevent belts from clipping and allow thera 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 belts. /,  Charles Plowman of Kaslo, was  in the city yesterday on business.  lie states that work will probably  be commenced shortly on the  Fletcher group, recently bonded by  him for an English syndicate. At  present four men are engaged on  surface work.. The bonding of the  True Blue group on Kaslo creek to  the Canadian Goldfields Syndicate  is, he says, regarded as a red-letter  event in the history of the Kaslo  camp, as the new owners will pro-  BUSINEBS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Everything must go at the Nelson Furniture'Store before November lSih.  To Let���Five room  house;   $10  per month.. Apply third door in rear of lire hull.  Hack .calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on' Vornon street.. Tolephono  fcall35.   .     . ��� :���.'������  , Don't forget^the Nelson Furniture  Store lias good values In lace curtains, $1.00  a pair. .<���  For    Rent���Store  in   Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malona & Treglllns,  Tremont hoUil.  There are still lots of good bargains in carpets at The Nelson Kurnitiirc Store.  40 cents per yard and up.  Large well .furnished   rooms to  let. Apply rooms laml fl Macdonald building,  corner .1 osepbine and Vernoii streets.  Lost���FoxsTerrier   puppy, white  wilb black eavaand blaclc spot- on tail. Finder  will be rewarded by- leaving at Dominion express oilice.:     ��� ... ,'  ToLet���S-rooraed house on Vernon street, west. Hot and cold water; all modern improvements; beautiful view and only a  m'nnte's walk from business part., Apply P. O.  box 715, eity.  ." CITY POUffiKP^  I have impounded a certain bor^e, to wit: Ono  sorrel pack horse, white face, seven years o'd.  -I will oil'er the fanie for.s��le by public auction  on Thursday, theStlitlay of 'November,'-HMO at  the Pacific Transfer Stables on Vernon street,  A'olson ut 10 o'clock jn the forenoon unless the  said hor e has in tho nocantiino been redeemed.  W R.JAKVIS.  A direct wire will connect with the singe and  the returns as they arrive will be shown on large  screens.  Election returns, giving the names of the candidates in each constituency, and the results in  the same in tho last general elections, will be  furnished each person with blanks for tilling in  the day's returns as they are received.  To cover expenses an admission fee of 2."> cents  will be charged.  Doors opnn al   1:.'I0 p. m.  It is Better to Give  .... than to Receive  especially in a pood cause, and that is why wo  delight in giving our customers such Lerfect  laundry woric when they favor us with their  patronago.  ������''��� We nor. only give them perfect paLisfaction in  Hhe color-and=llnish=of=theii,^lincn;-bulMve give=  them  twice the  wear that they would get if  theirganuenlM were done by inferior methods.  ��� .' ��� .���������^:  Cream of Wheat  for Breakfast is not only one of the most delicate  and delicious breakfast foods ever offered, 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  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER.  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIP LAP, STEPPING  PINE.and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STOREFRONTS  = -        DOdRS^INDDWS^mdMEASS.^^^^  Get Our Prices before  purchasing- elsewhere. __  OEPICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS : HALL STREET WHARF  New Fall Goods  MUSIC.  Mrs. 1). IJ. Murray, graduate in vocal and instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Kalian  method, also piano and organ.    .  .For terms and further particulars apply room  " A. Macdonald btrilaling. corner Josephine and  Vernon street.  The KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY  Telephone 128  Special Sale  During the entire week. Millinery and Millinery Novelties,  Corsets, Gloves, Lace Veiling  and Children's Headwear.  MRS.  McLAUGHLIN,  Josephine   St.  Vote for Niekerson  to repair your watch. He was  born in the watch business.  His platform is first-class workmanship. Baker Street, opposite Queen's hotel.  COSTELLOS EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Office corner Victoria and Ward Btreets. Telephone 103. W. A. COSTKIalX), Manner.  k  New Dress Goods in Tweed, Costume Cloth, Homespun  and Black Goods. 1  Shirt Waists; in Corduroy Flannel Mercerised Sateen  and Flannelette.  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  complete.   We have the celebrated Carss' Mackinaw  Jackets and Pants.  A full line of Rubber Goods.  is  A, FERLAND & CO.  Maple Syrup  ^d Honey  Weliave just received a large consignment of Old Seltlers' Maple Syrup, the best f,\  on tho market; also some pure Ontario White Clover Honey.   Try it. '���  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  Houston Block.  Telephone .161.  P. O. Box 176.  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OUR  ARK  FILTERS  KILTERS  I OUR CLOSESTS  | ARE NOISELKSB  To drop ub a post card that wo may call and give estimates.  It saves many dollars.  Never  have any plumbing done until you hav  avo eoen our goods and our prloes.  OPPOSITE  rosTomctt.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers. |  j��&&^J�����Xois<?��.\

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