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The Nelson Tribune 1900-10-30

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 -.-?-*v3?l  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 30  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  What Is Being Done in the Champion Creek Section in  Developing Its Resources.  MINING   STOCK  QUOTATIONS.  The following were the quotations of British Columbia mining  stocks on the Toronto Stock Exchange yesterday:  INTERESTING DETAILS OF PROGRESS AND POSSIBILITIES  During the approaching winter  the Champion creek section of the  N'elson mining division will enter  tlu- producing stage unless some-  thing altogetherunforeseenarisesto  interfere with the' plans of the  Onondaga Mining Company ��� of  Syracuse, New York.' The company  has purchased the Yellow Jacket  group, ordered a 10-stamp mill  with steam plant and has a considerable force - of men on ��� the  ground at the present moment.  Their intention is to erect the mill  without delay and to enlarge it  next spring by the addition of  twenty stamps.  The Champion creek country  came into prominence last spring  sifter an era..of <|uietness covering  several years. The district was  prospected and staked about the  time of the boom in the Rossland  camp, but the prospectors iii most  instances permitted their locations  to lapse. Last spring, however,  tho Syracuse syndicate, of  which Louis Will, the millionaire  wax dealer, is the head, entered the  field. They took up the Yellow  .Jacket group, comprising the Maud  S., Standard, Toueh-Me-Not and  Yellow. Jacket claims. Thomas  ��� James, who had been identified  with Mr. Will in various mining  properties in California and elsewhere, took charge of the proposition and commenced work in May.  His report wa.s satisfactory and on  August 4tli "the first payment of  $10'000 was made on the purchase  price of $05,000 through a Nelson  hauk. The company? has during-  fiie summer and fall ' expended  $30,000 in demonstrating the  claims.  The battery of stamps was ordered in Sherbrooke, Ontario, some  time since, and Mr. James is in Nelson today sending tracers after the  plant and arranging transportation  matters with local C. P. R. officials.  The method of reaching , the property heretofore has been via Waterloo, on the Columbia, between Robson and Trail. Ho proposes, in order to facilitate handling the machinery, to put - a ferry at the  mouth of' the Kootenay river with  a siding from the railroad. ; This  will then., be the point/of transshipment, and the. change, is of .im-.  portance to Nelson inasraucli as supplies will be forwarded from here  rather than from Rosslaud. Application has been made for a trail to  -the-propert3vand_W.=A.=McLeau,=  district superintendent of roads,  will go over the ground next week  Tt is thought that a practicable  route will be found along the ridge  to connect with the Whitewater  trail which runs within six or seven  miles of the Yellow Jacket. This  will give transportation facilities  direct from Nelson.  At the present time a crew of 27  men is employed on the Yellow  Jacket, and 25 men will be worked  all winter. Ten men are excavating on the mill site, two shifts are  workiug in the lower tunnel, six  men are building a road from the  camp to the government road on  the hill and five are engaged in  widening the government trail  from Waterloo to five feet so that  the machinery can be hauled in.  The camp is well situated and the  cabins are comfortable. The property is a free milling proposition  with two principal leads. One  ledge is on the Maud S and has IK)  inches of-ore carrying $22.50 in  gold all across. The second ledge  on the Yellow Jacket is IS inches  wide and averages $35. A sawmill  plant is now being taken up from  Waterloo to cut lumber for the  stamp mill. Mr. James speaks with  confidence of the future of the property. "Before the winter is over,"  ��� he says, "yon will see the Yellow  Jacket turning out $10,000 bricks  every month."  Building a Trail.  A trail is to be built this fall to  re*ach properties oh the divide between Forty-nine and Eagle creeks  which cannot be served by the  wagon road now being constructed  along the bed of the creek to the  May and Jennie and other groups.  W. A. McLean is going over the  ground today to determine the  most advantageous line to take.  Two routes are under consideration,  one via the Granite wagon road, to  the Star group from where the new  trail will be extended as far as  necessary, while the alternative is  to extend the old wildcat trail.  Either line would serve the section  well. Among the properties which  will benefit by the work are the  Pingree, Royal Arthur, and King of  Forty-nine groups. In connection  with the Forty-nine wagon road,  foreman William Waldie notified  John A. Turner, government agent,  yesterday that almost 2_ miles of  the road was completed. * W. A.  McLean has expressed the opinion  that the work is. the. best piece of  road building he has seen in the  Nelson'district.-! A team of horses  was sent'out yesterday. Twenty-  one men are employed on the road.  Boston Syndicjite Buys Stock.  Tlie Broken Hill Mining Company of Ymir has made arrangements to place a large block of  stock with a Boston,-Massachusetts,  syndicate and will start work  shortly on the Wilcox group. A  strike of high grade sulphide ore  was made last week on the upper  level, and the vein will be worked  during the winter. The company  expect to ship several cars of ore to  the Trail or Nelson smelter, and are  figuring on net returns close to $50  per ton. In handling the ore from  the upper level it is interesting to  note that the grade is too heavy  for a horse to ascend, and the ore is  brought down the first 400. feet by  fastening the sacks in rawhides  and shooting them down over the  snow to a-point where horses can  be taken. In the spring tlie erection of a ten stamp mill to handle  the free milling ores from the  lower   levels is contemplated.  A favorable report is to hand  from the Robin Hood group on the  east fork of Cottonwood creek. It  is stated that as development continues the lead is widening and the  class of ore encountered is improving consistently. The group is  under bond to a coast syndicate,  represented by Bruno Thomas, and  they are well satisfied with the  showing. The characteristic of the  section is harrow leads on the surface cwith much fiee gold. If the  veins prove continuous and reasonably wide with depth the section  _will go- ahead _wi tli aboom ,^i [ ___  stock. A��ked.  AUiaboscu  S 5 Su  B. C. Gold Fields.        . :.  Black Tail         13.'.  Brandon & Guidon Crown         10  Butte & BokLoii  :<  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate... 8  Cariboo (McKinney)         ���75  Cariboo Hydraulic      1 40  Centre Star      1 SO  Crow's Nest Pass Coal    48 00  Jack McVeigh has returned from  Crawford Bay, whither he went  last week to arrange for the construction of stables at the terminals  of the new wagon road. .Stables  80 by 30 will be erected at once to  accommodate the horses required  to handle their contract with the  London Consolidated and Richelieu  people. The old hotel at the lake  will lie utilized as  The special meeting of tho shareholders of the flxehequer Mining  Company has been called for November 27tli. ..   ���  Tho ore on tho May and Jennie  property is said to aA'orage $15 in  gold per ton, not $150 as Monday's  Tr-uuni-; stated.  Took Away Their Breath.  London, October 20.���Sir Charles  Wilson, president of the Grand  Trunk railway of Canada, and other  officials of that line have not yet  recovered from their surprise at  the resignation of Mr. Charles M.  Hays, general manager of the Grand  Trunk, and his acceptance of the  position of president of tho Southern Pacific railway. Sir Charles  said this evening that tlie three  days of London holiday since the  announcement of Mr. Hays' resignation had'hot given the directors  a chance to consider the future.  '���So far," he added, "no definite action has been taken:"  It is reported that there is a  strong current running in favor of  vice president E. St. John of the  Seaboard Airline. This movement  is believed to have originated  among the Canadian stockholders.  0  :*  8  2i  ������B  38  9  G  ���l.i  10  3  3  0  8  A  45  " .I.1"  :i  no  15  f:  .  2fi  m  r.t  1 05  :'i  n  ���til  Bid.  $ 5 00  i!'j  10  i;  u  OP  120  ri 4i-  45 00  :t  jjj  fii  U  CASES ON CIVIL-CALENDAR  California    Deer Trail Consolidated   Kvening Star   Colden Star .'.   Giant.   Hammond Reef.   Iron Musk.    Jim Blaine.....    King...   Knob Hill ;...-...-.���   Lone Pine-SurprtaeCoDSoIldated.  Monte CbriBto Consolidated   Montreal Gold Fields   Montreal & London   Morning Glory. .-.''...  Morrison   Mountain Lion   Noble Five   North Star ���   Novelty   Old Ironsides  .....  Olive..... '.;��� .;..,  Payne...    Princess Maud.   Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated...  Republic...'..- ;..'....'   Slocan Sovereign   Virtue .,  War Ragle Consolidated   Waterloo...'..   White Bear......   Winnipeg   'Sales-British Columbia Goia Fields, 300 at 3;  Hammond Reef, 3,500 at 2J: North Star, 500 at  M'; 500 at '3; Payne, 30 days, nOO at 90; Winnipeg,  fiOHal 2J; 500 at ii: I. X. L., 2,500 at 20.  2i  28  5  4  33  5  1  2J  0  5'  o  25 '  oi  92J  *r  10  87  9  21  70  5  31)  1 02i  oj  2.1  CITY   OP GREENWOOD MULCTED  " POR $3000.  Other Matters of Interest Now Being  . Adjudicated Before Judge Walkem  in the Assizes.  is   now  Betting   in   New  Xork  three to one on McKinley.  GHAUNCEY HADA HARDTIME  SENATOR DEPEW HOWLED DOWN  BY AN ILLINOIS MOB.  A Democratic Crowd Refuses to  ten to the Great New  York Orator.  Lis-  Cobelsk, Illinois, October 29.���  Five hundred men undertook to  break up senator Depew's meeting  here this evening and. partially  succeeded. Mr.j Bryan had spoken  here in the ��� morning "at. the fair  grounds. When senatoi Depew  arrived he .was conducted to a platform in the main street and faced  six thousand people. The disturbing element manifested its intentions before the meeting began.  One drunken man was hustled, out  of the crowd. Others iu like condition resented this. Then there  was a fight. Senator Krum, whose  home is in this district, tried to  speak and was howled down. Then  he appealed to the disturbers to  respect senator Depew personally  if they did not respect his party.  The ugly element jeered at this.  Senator Depew started tq;talk, but  hundreds of men hurrahed for  Bryan, hissed McKinley's name and  cat-called senator Depew. Three  .clergymen^of^the^towniStoocLbefore.  the crowd and begged and asked for  fair play. Senator Depew got started  again and at last, made himself  heard. His voice was so distinct  that, tlie crowd became quiet for a  moment. "Did Bryan leave orders  today to break up this meeting?"  he asked. Following this he continued: "No Republican would ever  break up a Democratic meeting; no  Republican is afraid of free speech.  Are the Democrats who are engaged in this effort to break up  this meeting afraid of the truth?  Ts your leader, Bryan, afraid of free  speech?" c. i  This was followed by a renewal  of the disturbance. There were  hurrahs for Bryan and cat calls for  McKinley. Senator Depew began  his speech on the acquisition of the  Philippines, but the uproar continued. "You remind me," said the  speaker, "of copperheads who used  to come to the Union meetings during the civil war."  More noise and.hur'rahs for Bryan  greeted ��� this statement. Senator  Depew cut his speech short and  walked from the platform to his  train, followed by nearly 1000  people.  Bryan Feels Well.  New York, October 29.���"And I  am feeling tolerably well, I thank  you," was Colonel Bryan's response  when told tonight that he had  made thirty speeches during the  day and thus broken his own record  for speech making. As a rule the  speeches were not so long on most  occasions, but they exceeded in  number by nine or ten those of  any previous day during the present campaign.  The long drawn' out case of  Waterland ats. City of Greenwood  was concluded yesterday afternoon  when the jury returned a verdict  awarding plaintiff #3000 damages  and costs of action.,-. The suit is  the lengthest one on "the records  of the court for tlie present sitting  and was notable for the amount of  expert evidence submitted by engineers, architects .and builders. A.  Leamy, city solicitor of Greenwood,  and W. A. .Galliher- conducted the  defence, Macdonald & .Johnson appearing for plaintiff.  Tho action of Stamford vs. ITed-  dle did not occupy the court long  yesterday, a verdict? being given in  favor of defendant/ The suit was  instituted . to recover $'i00 and  12,500 shares of stock in the Venus  Gold Mining Company which plaintiff alleged was due him as conimis-  'sioh on the sale of the Venus group  to the Toronto.-* people who now  j hold tlie property. The defendant-  maintained that his interest in the-'  Venus was obtained by. him for his  services in connection with the deal,  and as the matter.- resolved into a  question of deciding between the  oaths of the litigants, the suit was  thrown out. -R.rM. Macdonald appeared for the'defence and W. A.  Galliher represented the plaintiff.  When court > opened yesterday  morning two\ prisoners were arraigned to elect as to their trials.  One was William Harris, the wealthy Slocan City;man who attempted  to kill'himself.-.nie was very weak,  and his. counsels'W._-A. Macdonald,  requested time ^6"*cou9ide/his plea.  This was granted.: The.^ bullet  which passed through Harris' body  one inch over his heart is in the  possession of the court officials. It  is a 38-caliber ball and a small piece  of the shoulder blade ��� is imbedded  in the tip. Mrs. Harris .was in the  cityon Sunday, but "left yesterday  for her old home in England.  The second prisoner was Esrner  Wallace alias J. A. Sheets charged  with theft from the C. P. R. He  was represented by W. A. Galliher  and choose a speedy trial, requesting a brief delay before the date of  the trial should be set, which was  granted. --'  The action of Jenuings vs. Van  Arsdale et al. will be withdrawn  from the civillist; for this court, a  settlement having been reached.  Taylor & Hannington have arranged  tlfalftlunf^1 i en f"^  ceive the property claimed in the  action, each party to pay its own  costs. The suit involved the ownership of the Little Greenhorn fractional adjoining the North Star  group and was notable because the  litigants had gone through the entire list of pleadings down to a re-  lenter, thus constituting a record  for British Columbia.  WORK OF THE CITY COUNCIL  At Last Night's, Meeting.  The city council is making a record in the direction of brief meetings. Last night's session occupied  only about half an hour and considerable business was transacted.  The members present were mayor  Houston, aldermen Arthur, Irvine,  Morrison, Hall and Wilson.  The board of works presented a  lengthy report, which was adopted  as follows, That electric light connection be made as early as possible with the residences of Mrs. E.  C. B. Cabe, W. H. Bullock-Webster,  .T. Fraser and H. A. Stewart. That  tlie sidewalk on Water street in  front of block 75 be laid to grade.  That a handrail be placed on each  side of the sidewalk on the south  side of Robson street between Hall  and Josephine streets. That the  water main be extended to the residence of AlbertBenson lot 8, block 51  addition A. That the six-foot sidewalk on the north side of Latimer  street be extended from Ward to  Stanley street. That the matter of  the sidewalk on the north side of  Front street be referred to the city  engineer to remedy any cause of  complaint. That a catch basin be  constructed on Latimer street in  front of block 4S. .That a four-  inch main be laid along Railway  street from Baker to Silica street.  That the tin roof on tlie fire hall  addition be painted. That the  sewer on Latimer street be extended one block easterly from Hen-  dryx to Cedar street and a catch  basin constructed - on Cedar street.  That the planked roadway on Front  street and the macadamized portion  of Josephine street be cleaned. That  tlie present walk on Water street  be extended to connect with High  street at the city limits.  F. W. Swannell, deputy collector  of inland revenue, forwarded a  lettor from J. E. Miller, of Victoria,  stating that he-would be in Nelson  shortly to inspect the electric light  meters.  F. J. Deane of Kamloops, secretary of the royal commission into  Chinese and Japanese immigration,  forwarded a list of questions relating to orientals in Nelson. The  city clerk was instructed to furnish  the desired information.  A bylaw relating to the debenture issue was read three times and  laid over to the next meeting.  Council adjourned to Wednesday  night when the board of works will  probably report on the street  lighting matter.  YANKEES WILL EAT TURKEY  TERBfflC EXPLOSION OF CHEMICALS  A  New  York  Patent  Medicine  Fire and Creates  Establishment Catches  Havoc.  SEVERAL IMMENSE BUILDINGS RAZED TO THE GROUND  "NOVEMBER 29 SET FOR THANKSGIVING  DAY.  Text of McKinley's  Proclamation���A  Prosperous Year Has Been the Portion of Our Neighbors.  Washington, October 29.���The  state department today issued the  following: "By the president of  the United States of America (a  proclamation.) It has pleased Almighty God to bring'our nation an  safety and honor through another  year. The works of religioh and  charity have everywhere been  manifest. Our country through all  its   extent   has been blessed with  abundant harvests. Labor and the  great industries of the people have  prospered beyond all precedent.  Our country has spread over the  world. Our power and influence in  the cause of freedom and enlightenment have extended over distant  seas and lands.  "Tho lives of our official representatives aud many of our people  in- China have been marvellously  preserved. AVo have been generally exempt from pestilence and  other great calamities and even the  tragedy which overwhelmed the  city of Galveston made evident the  sentiment of sympathy and Chris-  tia1rclaaxitjrb"y_virtue_of_whiclrwe"  are an united people. Now, therefore, 1, William McKinley, president  of tlie United States, hereby appoint and set apart Thursday, the  29th of November next, to be observed by all the people of the  United States at home and abroad  as a day of thanksgiving and praise  to Him who holds tho nations in  the hollow of His hand.  "I .recommend that they gather  at their several places of worship  and clovoutly give Him thanks for  the prosperity wherewith He has  endowed us for seed time and liar-  vest, for the valor, devotion and  humanity of onr armies and navies  and for all His benefits to us as individuals and as a nation, and that  they humbly pray for the continuance of His divine favor, for concord and amity with other nations  and for righteousness and peace in  all our ways."  A Lively Shake-Up.  Caracas; Venezuela, October 29.  ���At -l:15 p. in, today Caracas was  visited by a severe earthquake.  Fifteen persons were killed and  many others injured. Great damage was done to buildings, including  the Pantheon and churches. Tho  United States legation was badly  damaged, but all the occupants  escaped unhurt. President Castro,  who leaped from a balcony on the  second floor of the government  house, had one of his legs broken.  William Henry Dovoton Haggart,  the British minister, had a miraculous escape, the ceiling of tho first  story of the British legations having  fallen upon him and buried him in  the debris.  New York. October 29.���The big  building of Tarrant  & Company,  makers   of   medicinal    specialties,  standing at the northwest corner  of Greenwich and Warren streets  and filled with chemicals, took fire  in some way that may never be  known at about 12:15 this afternoon.   It was sixteen minutes after  noon that a citizen rushed into the  house of fire engine 20 on Chambers  street near Greenwich, and shouted  that Tarrant's drug house was on  fire.  ' He   had  seen   a  volume  of  black smoke coming from the third  story   window.    . An   alarm   was  turned in.    Soon afterward second  and third alarms were turned in.  One lire  company from  station  00  had just arrived Avhen a terrific explosion occurred and threw the entire engine  crew down  the  stairway.   The   firemen,  realizing   the  danger   of   their position,   rushed  from   the building  to tlie street.  The explosion had filled the street  in front rwith a shower of falling  glass and small debris, which sent  the crowd which was already gathered on the opposite sidewalk fleeing for safety and caused the horses  hitched to the engines -to rear and  try to get away.  The second explosion, occurred  about five minutes after the first.  From tlie accounts of witnesses the  building seemed to leap into the air  and in a moment masses "of. brick  wall, timbers and stone were falling,  into the streets. The force of ��� tlie  explosion tore away the walls of  the big commission store houses  fronting on Washington^ street and  caused them'to collapse, falling all'a mass of timbers, boxes  and barrels from which the flames  burst out from the Tarrant building  like the belching of a cannon.  Across Warren street to the opposite buildings the flames leaped  setting them all afire also, the force  of the explosion demolishing windows and all wooden structures  about the houses. In a moment  Warren street was choked up with  a mass of debris and the whole  place was aflame. ��� The great explosion was followed by half a  dozen scarcely less intense aud by  a countless number of smaller ones.  Half an hour after the explosion  the streets for blocks around the  vicinity were crowded with fire apparatus and a score of ambulances, while hundreds of police  were being rushed from all the  lower precincts of the city to form  lines aud many priests from near-  by parishes were going here and  there in the smoke-obscured thoroughfares seeking for injured who  might need their aid. From the  buring district a column of smoke  was rising high in the air, mingled  witli llames that could not be controlled by the hundreds of streams  thrown upon them.  The second explosion  carried de  struction in every direction.   That;,  it did not cause a wholesale loss of t;  life was due to the fact that almost ;-.  ten,minutes'  warning came aftei'V  the first cry of fire���a cry that wast/v  a real warning to the people .who;,:  knew the character of the chem- -'.,  icals in the^burning buildings, and ^'|  fully five minutes occurred between"-;'  the first and minor explosion, whichy  warned everybody within . hearing,%��\  and   the   second   one.      ImmenseY;,  masses of masonry, pieces of cor- ���  nice, great beams, windowj casings f1.':!  and an indescribable mass of wreck-"^'  age of every description tumbled-'-  suddenly into the street in front" bt'S'  the building. ' '-/ *-j_  4 The wreckage was thrown across^  through the windows of the build-jv  ing where the Irving National Bank',-  is located.   The offices of the Irvin"g?r7.|  Bank and of Maclem Bros., bankers ?(  and brokers, were nearly wrecked.";;  At the first explosion an -attempt/'  was made to gather all the monejr>><|  and papers that were lying on- the!  counters   together and to   thrbw",,k|  them into the safes and it was sup'./-*' 1  posed that this had been done when"*_J  the second explosion brought flying'*';!  glass and plastering from the sky-^'"  lighted   ceilings   down about" theu^  heads   of   everybody .and'  caused':jj  them to flee in a hurry. ; Captain^  McCIuskey, of the detective b^xreau;"';?|  who hurried every'available'marr'^  of his staff to the fire, was appealed^,  to to protect"the funds of the bankV;��1  he being told that they Yferein theiSl  Ivault, the door of'Avhich was_sup%"i.F  'posed   to , be locked.     "When^.tKei^  captain and his men went in',.h'ow-;>{l  ever,- tliey   found   about'  $10,000;i'  scattere"d'T_in i confusion'   oyer ' the'."f  counters and floor.       -.  ,- -'-, ~ ,_    ;.J!  /, -This_ was hastily thrownJntcj thejrl  vault" and "line"' doorTlocke'd.^Dbwh" *  iu Mecklera Brothers'- office in' the  basement were H. C. Mecklem and";  his brother William, with Frank-d  Heckenberry,     a     boy,     Thomas^'l  Hacket,     a   cleric,   another   man^j  named Bruce and some girls.1* Whea'-5|  the fire broke out $90,000 in moneys  lay upon the counters.    ��� Hecken-';  berry was  stationed at the doorr  while  this   was gathered together'-.-  for putting in the vault.    The,ex-'",  plosion completely demolished win-/  dows   along   Greenwich  street; on ,M|  both sides for three blocks  in botb.-  directions.   The immense buildings  of .T. H. Mohlman & Company front-1 I  ing on"'Washington' street simply/1  collapsed, a deluge of barrels ;'and.'  boxes  filled-with fruit rolling, out \.\  and   forming  a  pile that  reached -  half way across the street.    At' the \  time of the explosion barrels were..']  hurled~iTT-tlie~7iir  across^WasKirig-"  ton street and set fire to the build--  ings to the west, threatening an extension of the conflagration in that  direction.  The loss of life is not known, but  from all sources of information it is  gathered that there are, perhaps,  the bodies of thirty persons in the  ruins.  Rossland Mines.  Ross i, a NO, October 29.���"White  Bear workings are now clear of  water down to the 170 foot level.  It is anticipated that the workings  will be completely clear of water  to the '}r>0 foot level by next Sunday  night. From this level diamond  drill borings will be made for the  purpose of locating the extension of  the south ledge of the Le Roi, which  is supposed to run through the  northern portion of the White Beat-  property.  The Velvet mine, on Sophie  mountain, has let a contract for the  hauling of 2fi tons of ore a day from  the mine to Velvet siding, about  two miles below Sheep Creek  station. This ore will be shipped  from there to the Northport smelter. Fred Lindburg has been  awarded the contract for hauling  tho ore, and shipping will commence just as soon as sleighing is  possible. He has returned from  Myers Falls and Chewelah, where  he purchased a number of horses,  which will be engaged in hauling  the ore over tho new wagon road.  Five four-horse teams will be in use  and the hauling will bo continued  all winter. There is more ore on  the dump at present than can be  hauled out this winter without  going into the mine This  will add a new shipper to the list.  Thoie are 120,000 tons of ore iu  sight in the Velvet.  Train Wreck.  HrcuiNA,  Montana, October 29.���  Northern Pacific train No. 9, east-  bound, was partly wrecked at Dear-  hart,  Montana, last night by-:the  breaking of a switch rod.    Several  passengers were killed and several  injured.    The dead are: C. Reinfen-  rath of Helena; Dr. L. Pendleton of-j  Mount Hope,  Wisconsin; Ed  Eastman  of  Raymond, South  Dakota;!  Dr. C.'C. Hartschoru of Livingstone, j  Montana; Miss M. S. Tracy of.Boze-  man, Montana, and two  unknown I  women. . ;  Boy Killed in an Elevator:  Chicago, October 29.���Paul;'Hul-  bert, 5-year-old son of captain Hul-  bert of Fort Collins, Colorado; was]  instantly killed in an elevator at the|  Manadnock block today.    The, b  was thrown to the floor by a jerkl  which the car gave in starting.  /Hel  released his hold on his mother's!  hand and fell backward.    His skullf  was  crushed between , the floor of  tlie elevator and tlie second floor oi  the building.  **��;.   ...  ''���ScKSl 8  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C  TUESDAY OCTOBER 30 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY. *  INCORPORATED 1670.  The Newest Thing for  Bedroom Floors is  Sanitary  Bedroom  Carpet  We have it in a number of  designs and colors, 2 yds.  wide at 65c per square yd.  ART  SQUARES  Axminsters, Wiltoo, Velvet, Brussels, Wool and  Union.  Special for this week only:  We will sell best quality  wool squares in all sizes  and a large number to  choose from, at 90c per  square yard; 2nd quality wool at 70c, union  at 55c.  We carry the largest and  best stock of Housefurnish-  ingsin Nelson.  s  ��te f&vx\mm*  IT.THIIirTTrTTtHIIIITTIITIIimilTmillilllmTT  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  ,    .. u   ,  One Year, by carrier      .       .  rrT-rmriilllYTTTTtTmTTTTr  .$  85  1 00  2 50  S 00  10 00  The public Avorks committee of  -the city-council���is-considering-^the-  street lighting question.   The committee   had    a   conference    with  representatives of the Bonnington  Falls   Power   Company    and    the  tramway company yesterday, and  tlie result of the conference  is a  proposition   from   these   two corporations   (through  the   tramway  company) to sell the city power to  operate SO arc lamps for tho sum of  $00 per annum per lamp, and if the  city is not in  a position to put in  the plant and  pole  lines  that the  tramway company "will bear that  . burden on condition that the city  purchases   it   at the end of   tAVo  years at cost, plus the amount expended   in   keeping   it   iii   repair.  The cost of   the  plant is put at  $5300, approximately; and the cost  of trimming the lamps is placed at  $2 per.lamp per month.    Summed  up, the proposition  is: If the city-  bears the expense of installing the  street electric lighting   plant the  tramway company will furnish the  power to operate the plant at: $8  per lamp per month, and charge  .another $2 per lamp per month to  keep them  trimmed.      Or, if  the  city does not wish to install the  plant  tlie tramway company will  do it on  condition that the  city  takes  it off   their hands   in   two  years at cost, plus the amount expended iu keeping it in repair.  /k. proposal also came from the  gas company. It estimated the  cost of operating a 50-horse-ppAver  gas engine for seven hours a day  for 805 days in the j-ear at $193.05  a month. The city would be required to purchase the engine and  install all the>plant.  The Nelson Saw & Planing Mills,  Limited, offered to deliver the city  power at the company's sawmill on  Hall street wharf for .$5 per horsepower per month ; or furnish them  an engine and boiler of from 50 to  00 horse-poAver capacity for $4 per  day.   The Kootenay Electric Supply &  Construction Company offered to  furnish and operate fifty 2000 c.p.  arc lamps for $10 per month on a  two-years' contract. The only expense that the city Avould incur  under this proposal would be for  erection of the pole lines and hanging the lamps.which would be about  $1500.    The aboAre is a fair presentation  of the several proposals. The tramway company Avants $S per horsepower per month���that is, if the  current required to keep each 2000  candle-power arc lamp burning  efficiently is equal to one horsepower; the sawmill company Avill  furnish steam for $5 per horsepower per month; the gas company  will furnish the gas to operate a 50  horse-power engine for $103.05 a  month, and the Kootenay Electric  Construction ��fc Supply Company  will bear all the expense, except  erecting pole lines, and operate fifty  2000 candle-power lamps for a term  of tAvo years for $10 per lamp per  month. The tramway company  seem to be unwilling to sell the city  power at so much per horse-power  per month. They evidently want  to be in a position to say to the  people: "We are in partnership  with the city in the' 'street-lighting  business, Avith the hope that aato  Avill in time be a partner in that  far-better paying business, incandescent lighting." Another point:  It sells electric power "to P. Burns  & Co. for $5 a horse-power per  month; but if the city wants poAver.  it must' pay $8. This is'hardly a  fair Avay of doing business, seeing  that the tramway company is asking the city to help it out on a  losing proposition.  If the tramway company has  power to sell, and has offered to  sell it to private firms for five  dollars per horse-power per month,  why cannot it sell power to the  city at the same price ? The city  pays its bills as promptly as any  private firm. The city is not in  need of a partner to help it operate  the public utilities it now owns, and  the sooner the . tramway company  people realize this the better it will  be for the tramway company.  educated, class. The doing away  with the senate is. also a weak  point, but Mr. Foley did not take  that plank up Avhile here. Perhaps  it Avould be Avell to lower the Liberal party's prices. There are very  few labor candidates ; in the field,  and if all were to succeed they  would still have to cling to the  party in control of affairs in order  to pass any bills through tlie house.  I have heard a great deal about  their finding Mr. Foley underground. Where would they expect .to find him during working  hours? If they had come around  earlier they might have found him  at his boarding house.  Joseph Irwin.  WRITTEN  BY  LIBERALS.  Tiif. Trihusk has placed n part of one column  al the disposal of the liberals, whose views  will be ovpres'wd therein from time lo time during the oampu'Kn. A Hke privilege te accorded  tlie la.iliur part.y and the Connervaiivos.  As statements of intelligent and  unbiased, observers the following  citations will be of interest: "I have  always avoided introducing politics  into the pulpit, and I will not do  so now; but I cannot help instancing as one of tlie reasons for  thanksgiving the fact that we have  a premier Avho has proven himself  so statesmanlike in the administration of the high functions of his  office; avIio is so stainless in his  character; who is so jnst and conciliatory in his public utterances;  Avho is so broadly and unselfishly  patriotic that, although a Catholic  in his religious,faith, he commands  tho confidence and loyalty of Protestants as no other man in political  life at the present time could."���  Rev. Dr. Thomas of Jarvis Street  Baptist Church, Toronto.  Labor Candidate Criticized.  ���Nrw-DENVERr-October���29.-���To  The Editor of The Tribune:     I believe there is going to be a Dominion election next month, although  political matters are very quiet as  yet in our town.     We have only  had   one   of   the   candidates���Mr.  Foley���to give an  address, though  the other two may do so before  polling day.    It is usually admitted  that   the    labor    unions   will go  pretty strong in favor of Mr. Foley,  but they, did the same for It.  F.  Green.last summer.    There is still  a large vote to be counted for the  others if they get around arid show  themselves.       I   fancy   that   the  majority of those in this town who  supported J. Keen last election will  support A.    H.   MaeNeill for the  Dominion.   There are many weak  points in Mr. Foley's address, the  opinion of his friends to the contrary notAvitlistanding.   If both the  old    federal    parties   are  as poor  legislators as he states they are,  Avhy    would . he   have the Labor  party make itself a sort.of cats paw  for either one?   He states that his  party does not want to be iu a position to take control of affairs and  yet he would like them to be in  such a position as to say to the  premier:     "You    must    legislate  along  our   line   or   off goes your  political head."   In such-a case why  should they not step in and make  the   laAvs   themselves ?      He also  seems    to    boast      that     he     is  not educated, and yet he says he  has common sense (?).    Surely common   sense  would advise him   to  leave these matters for the public  to find out.   Of all classes to bo deliberately chosen as our-lawmakers  the worst, in .my opinion, is the un-  "The steamer Manchester  Commerce  brought  to   Manchester  on  Monday  1,000 -eases   of Canadian  pears   (Bartlett,   Flemish   Beauty,  Duchess, Howell, Clargcau and An-  jou), tAventy-five cases  of peaches  and one  hundred, and twenty-five  cases  of dessert apples.   This is a  special consignment, shipped under  the   auspices   of the lion. Sydney  Fisher, minister  of agriculture for  Canada. "Hitherto  Canadian  fruit  has suffered a little in transit.    It  is noAV  thought, however,  that a  perfect   system   of    packing,  and  refrigeration has been devised, and  the condition in whicli the present  consignment    reached   Manchester  bear's   this   out.   The    fruit    was  grown and packed at Grimsby, in  the   province   of   Ontario.     From  Grimsby it Avas sent to Montreal in  refrigerator cars, and it has crossed  tlie   sea   in   the   mechanically refrigerated chamber   of   the   Manchester      Commerce.     Mechanical  refrigeration on steamers running  from Canada to British ports Avas  introduced   by   the   Hon.  Sydney  Fisher during the. season of 1897.  The system Avas not perfect-at first,  but experience has shown Avhat are  the best methods of grading and  packing,  and the temperatures at  which the different classes of fruit  should be carried.   The  result,  as  Ave have said, is that the most delicate   Canadian   fruits   can be delivered  in this country in perfect  condition.     The   present   consignment   is   to be followed by shipments of choice . Canadian grapes:"  ���Norwich (F'ngland) Daily Press,  October 4th, 1900.  FOR FALL-PLANTING  Kome-growu Fruit and Ornamental   Trees,  Roses,   Shrubs,  ��� Vines and Rnlbs���SO.ftOO to select from.    Address  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver, B. 0.  Wilson'  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  IRVINE & CO.  to  to  -V~;  Dress Goods, Millinery  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  L,adies9   Department,  Special s.ile of Ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  and combination suits, flannelette night dresses,  drawers and skirls.  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 "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.  Millinery   Department.  We are' now showing the balance of our imported pattern  hats at cost prices; also a large stock of ladies'  ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  Men's   Department.  4  We are offering men's fleece-lined underwear, in sizes  to 44, from 65 cents each up.  Men's Cartrighl & Warner's national wool and cashmere  shirts and drawers, from $.".50 each up.  Men's flannel, cotton flannelette, cashmere arid 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.  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 $r.25 per  yard up ; Axminsters, from $1.25 per yard up.  Floor oilcloth, from 35 cents per yard up.  White bed spreads in all qualities ; Wool comfortables  from $1.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from $2.50 up;  wool blanket (white) from $3.50 up.  All    Carpets    Sewn    nnd    Ltiici    Pree   of   Charge.  FRED   IRVINE <&  ^^*'^>W   *   ^"������V    "^aaaaaaK     *    ^������W    # ^-V   *   ^���K    # ^Hak     *   ^-t^    * ^hat    %   ^>V    # ^_____* ^^aaa^    * ^.l^^*    ^iaaa-V    * ^aaa^T*    "^^    ' "    0^   '   ^^ %    4^   #   ^^ "    aaaaa^^    "   ^^ "    _^B^   *   0^ *' ^^   ^ 0^ ^    ^^    "   ^^ "    ^__^   ���    ^__^ ���    ��g0   *   0K0 ��� ^f  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  M  321 to 3.11 Raker Street, Nelson;  American and European Plans.  MEALS  CENTS  KOOMS LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  25 CENTS TO .1  ���PoilT AviNfe  ���ABfG ^  ���"RACING ,.*��,  Specially recommended  for dyspepsia,   loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  from  whatever   cause,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    malaria  and general debility.  Women  complain   of   a  tired feeling.   Wilson's Invalid's Port is immediate  nnd efficacious, leaving no  Harmful effects.  Men will find it particularly valuable as a restorative and a strenRtlierier of  the body and ncrvs system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, D, C.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  ed with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  first-class  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. C. Clarice, Prop.  LATE OF THE ROYAL HOTEL, OATJBASfg  VOTE  FOR . . . .-.,  AH.  MacNEILL  of Rossland  Candidate of the Liberal-Conservative Party for Member  of the House of Commons for Yale-Cariboo.  PLATFORM  Adopted by the Liberal-Conservative Party in Convention  at Revelstoke^ September 15th, 1900  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 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-raining ; 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  aud increased, so that they shall be as high as those now  iiapose"d"by"the"Uriited"States"on"the"same"articles; ~-���"-^ ^   That tlie 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 Jap-  Lighted by EJectricityj and Heat-    anese, and all classes who cannot become good citizens of the Dominion  of Canada, and suggest the adoption of the principles of the Natai Act.  British Columbia has not now the representation in the federal parliament that she is entitled to: therefore we advocate that when the  redistribution of seats is made that this constituency shall be given representation according to its population.  That it. augurs well for the success of tho party that Hugh John  Macdonald has decided to leave the field of provincial politicsto take  part in the larger one that affects the people of the whole of Canada.  EVERY   DAY  AT .THB  Club Hotel.  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or. Half-and-half only -  FRESH   XtlG   C00L  The only good Beer In Nelaon  E.  J. CURRAN, Prop.  Comer Stanley and Silica Streets.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Sealed tenders will lie received by tho undersigned, until 12 o'clock noon, on Friday,  November '-'nd, for the erection of a t wo-Btory  frame oottaKO for tlie ICootenay Lake General  Hospital,  Lowest or any tender not necessarily accented.  EWA.IIT & CARRIE,  Archloctta.  H|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelaon  WHOLESALE TRADE    rr  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  aTlHORPK & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon  ���*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson,. manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in asrated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.   Telephone GO.'  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL & CO.���Cornor Bakor and  ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale deal- -  ers in  assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers iu liquors, cigars  cement, Are brick and Are clay, water pipe .and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRTC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY���Wholesaledeal.  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells,- batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KBR MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New Wost-  u>in8ter,-and-Edmoiiton,-Alberta.   ���   '   .     CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ROOMS .IN NELSON  .   Houston Block, Corhei? of Baker and Josephine Streets.  P; ISiiriis & Go.  Wholesale and Retail  HM��S;B, a Dealers in Meats  The.only hotel In Nelson thai) has remained  under one management since 1890.  Tho bod-rooms .are well furnished and lighted  by electriolty.- ������ >. ���  The bar is always stocked by the best dom b-  lio and Imported liquors and olgars.         THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor,  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors, '  and Cigars.   Beer on draught).   Jjirgo oouiforti-  iible rotniB.  llrad-blasa table board.  Markets at  Nelson,  Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand ForkSj Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  .  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  �����^��^a��aM!^,_.___,M.M,i.l_; _, | ������������      ,|l���   HI        i.      ���III!   ll m���a��� I   ���   l ��� ��������������������������������T^  West; Kootenay Butcher Go,  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLKSALK AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson &   C.   TRAVES,   Manager  OKDHB8 BY ISJtiif, RECBIVB OARKVUL AMD POOUPT ATtmiTSOii  rpAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  ���*- street, Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lota a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 2G.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS ft   CO.���Raker  street,   Nelson,  ���  wholesale dealers in frosh and cured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  4ohbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  inacltinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   streot. Nelson,   wholesale  grocers. '���_   TOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front streeb, Nel-  "J   son, wholesale grocers.  Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealers   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-supplios. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.        -          LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St., Nelson,  wholesale ' dealers In  hardware and uilnlng .supplies, < and ���water aud  plumbers'supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpuRNER; BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  *��� and Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and di'y goods. Agents  for Patut Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON  POWDER  COMPANY-Baker  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders, .  wholesale dealers in caps.and fuse, and eloctrlo  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED-Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order. .  WINES AND CIGARS.'  CALIFORNIA   WINE   COMPANY,    LIMI-  TED���Corner Front.and Hall streets, Nel-   '  son, wholesale dealers in wines (case and bulk,  and dOHusUo and imported cigars.  f��  Ifc:- THE TRIBUNE:  OTLSOtf B.C   TUESDAY; OCTOBER 30 1900
CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00
REST      ..000.000.00
UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80
Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President
Hon. George A. Drummond ...... Vice-President
E. 3. Cloustou'  .General Manager
Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.
A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.
Branches in London- (England) New York,
, Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.
Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable
Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,
available in any part of the world.
Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.
Saving's Bank Branch
The Natal subscribers to a testimonial to major-general Baden-
1' iwell, in recognition of his gallant
il.-l'ense of Mafeking, have decided
in present him with a shield made
■ ul' Transvaal sovereigns.
Alexander .Ramsey, first territorial governor of Minnesota and
second state governor, reached his
«ighty-fifth birthday recently. His
first office was as mayor of St. Paul,
then as governor of Minnesota
Territory; he was second governor
. of tho state, served as United States
senator',', and was secretary of war
twenty years ago.
At the close of a performance
given as a benefit to John Brougham, the'actor and dramatist, one
of the audience threw upon the
stage a purse of gold. Brougham
picked it i.ip, and, after examining
it, said: "Ladies and gentlemen,
circumstances compel me to pocket
the insult: but" (looking grim) "I
should like to see the man who
- would dare to repeat it!"
Standing on tho banks of the
Potomac, lord Coleridge one day
asked William M. Evarts : "Is it
true that Washington threw a silver
dollar across the Potomac?" "It is
finite possible," replied Mr. Evarts,
thoughtfully, "for a dollar in those
days, my lord, went farther than it
does now. But, indeed, Washington did better than that—-he threw
a sovereign across the Atlantic !"
One day, while Millais was painting his famous picture, "Chill October," among tho reeds and rushes
on-the banks of the Tay, a man
came up behind him and stood looking first at the picture, then at the
surrounding landscape. Finally he
asked broad .Scotch dialect:
" "MVn, tfid ye" never try" photography?" "No, never;" replied Millaip,
painting slowly. A pause. "It's a
hantle quicke," said the man. "Yes,
I suppose so." Another pause;
then the Scotchman added.thoughtfully: "An' it's mair like the place!"
Queen dowager Margherita of
Italy has just completed the distribution of her . personal effects and
has finally retired from the world.
Jfer three hundred superb costumes
have been apportioned among her
friends. Immediately after king
Humbert's funeral she sent to the
museum at Florence tho, exquisite
embroideries which made so fino an
exhibit at the Chicago exposition,
. and all her jewelry lias been given
- to relatives. Young. queen Helena
has received- Margherita's royal*
diadem, valued at nearly two hundred thousand dollars.
embassador from Great Britain to
'Vienna, will be the more pleasing
to the Austrian court because of
'' the fact that he is a Roman Catholic
and the first diplomat of that faith
to be accredited to Vienna for a
long time. Sir Francis entered the
service iu 1855, and his record -as a
diplomat covers secretaryships to
the legations at Yeddo (1873-70)
and Washington (1S70-77), the
mission plenipotentiary to Japan
(1883-87), .and the Swedish mission,
which he filled from 1888 to 1893.
Since the last named year he has
been minister to Brussels. Sir
Francis is the youngest son of the
ninth earl of Kiogall. Lady Plim-
kett, his wife, was a Miss Morgan
of Philadelphia.
A crowd of United States surveyors and allotting agents were recently working in the reservation
of the Comanche Indians, surveying, establishing corner-stones and
getting everything ready to divide
the land into quarter sections. The
Indians did not take very kindly
to the division and allotment, of
their land, arid, seeing that the
whites were scared, they decided
to act. Tho surveyors were all
tenderfeet from Washington, Suddenly, without warning, their camp
was invaded by a yelling, hooting
band pf 500 Indians in war paint
and feathers. The surveying party
could not stand the pressure, and
started out for the settlements
along the Texas line and kept up
their flight, pursued by the Indians,
until they crossed the state line.
Then they telegraphed to Fort Sill
and the commander there sent out
» Jarge eavfilry force to protect the
Is now prepared to issue Drafts and
Letters of Credit.on Skaguay, XT. S.,
Atlin, B. 0., and Dawson City, IT. W. T.
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Authorized $2,500,000
Capital Paid up $2,458,603
Rest  $1,700,000
D. It. Wilkie, General Manager.
E. Hay, Inspector.
Nelson Branch—Burns Block, 221 Bakor Street
J. M. LAY, Manager.
surveyors. The general supposition'
is that a lot of cowboys and young
bucks played a practical -joke.
Confirmation has been received
in Washington of the execution on
July 20th of Chang Yen Hoon, the
former Chinese minister to the
United States. Chang was a loyal
adherent of the emperor and a
warm supporter of the latter's reform movements. When the empress dowager supplanted the emperor two years ago Chang was ordered to be beheaded, but through
the intervention of the American
and British ministers his punishment was commuted to banishment
in the district and province of
Kashgaria. It now appears that
the empress dowager, taking advantage of the late reign of terror
at Pekin and knowing Chang's influence with the emperor, ordered
his execution by decapitation.
Chang was (Considered by those
familiar with his affairs as one of
the ablest men in China.
The mantle of W. G. Grace lias
fallen upon worthy shoulders, for
prince Raivjitsinhjiihasagain proved
himself the "champion batsman of
the year in England and, by compiling an aggregato of 3005 runs,
has once more exceeded the 3000-
mark, a feat never accomplished by
any other batsman in a season's
first-class cricket. Han.jitsinh.ji is
28 years old and is the second son
of Jiwan Sinhji, who is' connected
with the family of Jam (or sovereign) of JsTawanger, the largest state
under British protection, in Kathi-
war. Ranjitsinhji's remarkable average of 87.57'for 40 innings will-be
better understood by a comparison
with the figures of some of the
other first-class players in England
this season. After Ranjitsinhji tlie
.next man on the list is C. B. Fry,
whose average is 30 runs per inning
lower than that of the prince, and
these two are away ahead of any
other batsmen in England this year.
Empress .of the British Empire.
Sydney, New South Wales, October 20.—William JohnLyne, premier
and treasurer of New South Wales,
during a speech at the opening of a
German fete here today said: "The
temper of the Australian people
was never so, affectionate toward
the mother country as it is now.
The Avar in South Africa has procured a patriotic bond which
should last' eternally. It has
been suggested locally that
her' majesty.; should assume tho
title of queen of Australia. To me
it seems a good proposal. Indeed
I think her majesty might well be
suming the title".of empress of the
British empire; thus embracing all
tlie colonies and dependencies.
Nelson Opera House
°  Tuesday, Oct 30th.
Unrivaled Company
of Comedians in that
Musical Comedy
A Breezy Time
Entirely  Rewritten  and  Turned
Introducing Our Distinct  Novelties
Everything New, Novel ami Original
Enjoy two hours and a half of Clean, Fun
PRICES,   50c,   75c   and    $1.00
CHARLES PARKER-Mlnlng and mllllnflr engineer, TiuuerBooiikUflkjck.niikersU'cet.
Goods thM  Sell  Must  be  Up-to-Date
Sets, Bisque Toilet Sets.
LAMPS, Piano and Table, in Metal
VASES, Metal Hand-Painted, in Different Colors.
CANDELABRAS, in Silver, Brass and
Clay, Brass, Bisque, etc.
.    ELSEWHERE.    ' . - \",/
SIZE \BM X 12^. t
CUT GLASS, in White and Colors.,,.
TEA SETS, in Sterling and Plate.
TOAST RACKS, Water Pitchers, Car-
ving Sets, etc.
CLOCKS, a Most Complete Assortment.
DIAMONDS, Loose and Set, 25 per
cent Saved on their Cost: ''
Display in
Fall Suitings
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
Neelands' Building, Baker Streot.
.   FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.
Large stock of high-class imported goods. A
specialty of Hie square shoulder—tho latest
fashion in coats..  ■      •■ - -
Special Sale
For   balance" of week.     Millinery and Millinery Novelties,
Corsets, Gloves, Lace   Veiling
and-Children's Head wear.
Trimmings free of charge.
MRS.  MCLAUGHLIN,   Josephine   St.
'. .'...for fine . . .'
Not'ce is hereby given that under the provisions of Hy-law No. SO, "Pound and Dog Tax Bylaw," it is unlawful for any person to suffer any
horse, mulo, bull ox, cow, sheep, goat, pig, or
other cattle orpoult.ry to run at largo within the
limits of tho City of Nelson.
Every owner of a dog in the City of Nelson is
requited to pay annually a tax of two dollars for
oach dog owned by 'Mm;
No person shall sudor or permit, his dog to run
at largo in the City'of Nolson for "which• suoh
person has not paid the tax required of him, and
unless such dog shall havo around his neck a
collui or strap to wh'eh Minll be a'tnehod 11
metallic plate to lie supplied by the city on payment of tho said tnx, tho said metallic plate having raisod or stamped I hereon the luttors C. T. P.
(city tax paid.)
Warning is hereby given thatanyperson guilty
of an infraction or violation of any of the provisions of the above named By-law is in addition
to the fees and charges set forth therein, liable
upon summary conviction to a penalty of One
Hundred .Dollars and tho costfl of prosecution,
and in default of payment to imprisonment for a
term not exceeding two months.   Ry order,
.1. K. STRACHAN, City Clerk.
Nelson, B. C, October 23rd, MXlO.
Notice is hereby given that Section f! of the
At u nlcipal Elections Act provide? that only the
names of those persons who have paid on or before the FIRST.DAY'OK NOVEMBER, ALL
MKNTS AND LICENSE FKKS (if any) payable
by them, shall bo entitled to have their names
placed on the voters' list of the Municipality;
And notice is hereby also given that, tho, names
of all persons who have not paid by tho first day
of November next, all rates, taxes, assessments
and license fees (if any) payable by them, will be
omitted from said voters' lisr,.   Hy order,
J. K. STRACHAN, City Clerk.
Nelson, B. C, October 23rd, WOO.
Two good business lots in the town of Phoenix,
50 feet frontage Original cost SJI.OOIJ. Will sell
for the same It euro on Uio following terms: Onc-
tliirdcash; balance in six and twelve months.
Addrmw, F. a, office box IBS, Nelaon, B.C.
Front Doors
. .     Inside Doors
Screen Doors
Inside Finish
local and coaeb.
local and coagti.
Newel Posts
Stair Rail
.   Shingles
Dressed dumber
of all kinds.
J. A. Sayward
Porto Rico Lumber Go.
Rough and
A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in
We carry a complete stock of
ish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.
Special order work will, receive
prompt attention.
Porto Rico Lumber-Co. Ltd.
Gontraetors and Suilders
Buy Their Lumber
G. 0. Buchanan's
A largo stock of flrsb-olass dry material on
hand, also a full line of saeh„ doors, mouldings,
burned work, oto.       .-.
Factory Work a Specialty
Yard i  Food of nundryz atxeoti, Nelson
Telephone," Dl
John Rae, Agent
flood building lots for sale. Corner and one
adjoining, .lOxir.O; S.'iii. 'Two inside Iota SflxliO,
$2.t0. All on JIM street,. Titlo dear. Apply to
Strnolian Brot.hers.ppposito'l.he post; office.
Baggage and express moved'to any part of tho
city.  Special attention given to heavy teaming.
Ofllco corner Victoria and Ward streets. Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manaaror.
Mrs. 1). II. Murray, graduate in vocnl and instrumental music, is now prepared to receive
pupils for instruction in voice ciiltnro, Italian
method, also piano and organ.
For terms and further particulars apply room
5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and
Yarnon street.
Ward Bros.
Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES
Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.
Baker Street
(i-roomed house and bath, together with kitchen
range, complete with hot and cold water, Observatory street, .magnificent," view; rent, in-
.eluding water rate, $2.5 per month.
5-roorneiI house, comer* Cedar und  Carbonate
' streets; §20 per month. .  .
iVroomcd house, Hume Addition ; Slupcr.mont.h.
I-roomcd cottage, Gore street S12.50 per month.
'It-roomed house, corner of Mill and JJall streets;
S30 permonth, from IstNovemoer.
1 tents collected.   Loans made.
Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan
& Savings Company.
D. J.Dewap, J. P.
Notary Public—Conveyancer.
Cottage on Mines road. 7 room", full plumbing.
beautiful location, SHJnO,' $500 cash.
7-room house on Carbonate street, two stories,
double stairway, §2,000, easy terms.
2 nice building lot-, Latimer street, 100x120, SGOO.
House in Hume addition, 82.100: S2<K)cash, S2S.00
j_ permonth pays the balancc.interestandprincipal.  This house has full plumbing, stone
foundation, and lot 15x130,
Nice house and lot near Ward street, on'the
south side of Silica. §2,2,50; rents for §H0, and
only a' block from the post ofllce.
l-room cottage in rear of my house on Victoria
street, §12.   This comfortable and
most convenient to town.
7-room house on Mines road, §2.'.
Ofllco in
Madden Block
tub. PRorrcuTV
The Florence Park Hotel
or Roberts' Ranch
11.1 acres more or less. A first-class going business, with Xi acres of first-class land under cultivation, 680 fruit trees, a large proportion bearing
fruit; 1000 small fruits—raspberries, blackberries
and currants.
One mile cast of Uio lerniinous of'the'electric
Irani way.
For part lonlars apply to
Insurance Agent
Klchelioii. 1000
li'OU RALIfi.
Largo hotel, furnished complete throughout,
in a good live town ; reasonable terms,
\  A complete tiet of tlnner'e tools,
H. A. Prosser
Six lots corner Observatory and  Hull streets,
drained and cleared for building.
Charles St. Barbe, Agent
] Apply (], la, laUNNOX. Holloltor. NftlaOn n. (1
K-lLeading Scotch Whisky
Agents for British Columbia.
A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson
Kootenay Representative.
A Car Load of
Allen's Apple Cider.
,don?eryntort^liirftaia     Brewery at Nelson
Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paporhanffors.
Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-
mining aud Tinting.   Strictly first-class  work.
Estimates furnished.
Residence Mill 8treob,   WT7T QflW   R   T
Opposite School Houso   JWH1L1OUIN, D. \j.
Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a
tirsb-cl&ss wheelwright).
Bpeolal attention givon to all kinds of repairing and custom work from outside points.
ShoDi   Hall St.. bAtrarnnn Bakflr and Vnmnn.
NKLSON laODGK, NO. 23, A. K. & A. M.
Meets second Wednesday In each month.
Sojourning brothron Invited. 1
25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. V.
Hall, corner Bakor and Kootenay streets, every
Tuosday oveulng at 8 o'clock. • Visltlnjr Knights
cordially invited to attend. R J. llnidloy, O. C;
J. A. Paqiiette, K. of R. & S.
NELSON Ii. O. L., No. 1092, meeU in I. O. O. F.
Hall, cornor Bakor aud Kootenay streets,
1st aud 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting
brot horn cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M.
W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.
KL80N -/"RRIK, Number 22, Fraternal Order
of Kaglos, meets every second and fourth
Wednesday lnoach month In Fraternity Hall.
Visiting brethren weloomo. W. Oomell, Proal
iloub,  Olinrlthi Proittaar, fSoomtitu-y,
E P. Whalley, d.P.
Omoo with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and
*t*9*|ll|pAM  pf f^AAf O
City office of the Nelson Sodawator Factory.
Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Streeta.
P. O. Box SBa. TELEPHONE NO. fta
Silica   street, between Ward and'
Josephine streets.        •< "• ' .
Tolcpliono YSS. " ' '-     \     '- .'   "".
EWART &  CARRIE-Architects.    Rooms 7
and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelson.
A' M.—Meets in iuihers' union rooms,'northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streots, every
Saturday ovouiiig at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem
bors welcome. M. Ii. Mowatt, President. Jame
Wilkos, Secretary. ; Union Scai.k ok1 Waoks
kok Nki^o.v DisTmcT—Per : shift, 1'machine
men, $.3.60: hammorsnien miners, ?'f.25; muckers,
carmen, shovelers and other underground labor-
ers, $3.00.
lar mootings of the Nelson Trades and Labor
Council will bo held 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. O. J. Thorpo. President J. H,Mathe-
son, Secretary.
THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union
are held on  Wednesday evening of each *
week, at 7 o'clock, in tho Miners' Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets.   R.  Robinson, President.   James Colling, Secretary.
BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196. ot
the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, cornor
of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.
sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to
attend. J. H. Alathcson, President. W. 3. Itel-
villo, Secrotary.
Tho Bricklayers and Masons' International
.Union' No. 3_of_Nelson^ nice ts. secondhand,, fourth—
Tuesdays in each month at Miners  Union hall.
J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording
and corresponding secretary.
LABORERS' UNION.-Nclson Laborers* Pro
teotive Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets ia
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. A. W.
McFeo, President. Percy Shackelton, Secretary.
meeting of tho Painters' Union is held
tho first and third Fridays in each month at Millers' Union liall at 7:30 sharp. J. II. Millward,
President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.
172. meets overy Monday evening in the
Elliot block, comer Iiaker and Stanley streets, at
8 o'clock. J. D, Mover, president: Donald Mo
l>afin. aaanrfltnrv
A   H^J*.
Province ot UriliKb Columbia, Nelson, in Wcb
Kootenay, to wit:
■ Ry virtue of a writ of flcri-facias, issued out of
tho Supreme Court of Hritith Columbia, at the
suit ot the Bank of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to
me directed, against the goods and chat
tcls of tho Two Friends Mine, Limited
Liability, defendants, I have seized and
taken in execution all'the right, title and interest)
of the said defendants. Two Friends Mine Limited Liability, in the mineral claim known as
and called "Two Friends,"situated on the divide
between Lemon and Springer creeks, on the east
slope of Lemon creek, located on the 31st day of
July, A. D. 1895. and recorded in the office of the
mining recorder for the Slocan Ciiy Mining Division of the West. Kootenay District, on the 10th
day of August, A. D. 1S95; and also all the right
title and interest of the snld defendants. Two
Friends Mine, Limited Liability, In sixty.(60). tons
of ore, more nr less, mined from the -mineral
claim "Two Friends," and now upon the property : To recover the .sum of two thousand and
eighty-nine dollars and eighty-live conts (32.0SJ)-
.8.i) tofPther with interest on two thousand and
eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents ($2080 36)
at six per centum per nninim. from the'2Cth day
of Soptombor, WOO, until payment, besides sher-
ill's ponndn^c. ofllccr's feus, and all other legal
incidental expenses: All of which 1 shall expose
for sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy>atd judgment, debt, and costs, at the.front of my offleo
next to the court house, in tho city of Nolson, B.
0., on Friday tho 3'th day ot October, A. 1')., 1900'
at the hour of cloven o'clock in the forenoon.
Note.—Intending purchasers will satisfy them>
solves as to interest and title of tho said defendants. ■      '
Dated at Slocan City the 12th day ot October.
S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootenay
The above sale is postponed until Monday, the
28th day of November, lltX), at the same place
and hour. S. P. TUCK,
Sheriff of Pouth Kootenay, THE TPvIBm-TE: NELSON, B. C, TUESDAY OCTOBER 30 1900
Queen Victoria  Chocolates
W. F. Teetzel & Co.
3PXTO?   XTJP   I3ST   25   ^."N*X5
so oBnsrT boxes
Tremendous Sacrifice Prices of i\\e FURNITURE and CARPETS purchased by
Five-foot Curtain Poles, complete... '••••■•'    35c
Window Shades.'......        ......... .*         ..    25c
Lace Curtains, 3 1-2 yards long, per pair  $1.00
Brussels Carpets, per yard     45c
Tapestry Carpets, per yard        .........;    65c
Body Brussels, per yard... ..'■... ......    ,...;;. .$1.00
Velvet Carpet, per yard  ..... ..  $1.10
Tlie above prices for Carpets innliirlc sewing, laying aiitl.'pap'ering.
Kitchen Chairs.  ..-     50c
Dining-room Chairs  ...75c, $1.00, $1.25
Rocking Chairs       $1.75 to $2.50
Besides tlie above tlie stock" includes everything in the fnvnitvire
and carpet line, (roods on display in the Applewhaito building, corner
Baker and Kootenay streets.
Special Sales Daily until Stock is Run Off
Ho! -TorTal^
See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The. very latest in style
and- pattern;   Our  stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.
The Nelson  Clothing House
We are sole agents for the celebrated
Will burn anything.   Results unequalled
in any line of heaters.
^a'Ss «S» •»-.s vSs i» »Sa •?» i?a vS> i?a
Contractors a
Having" disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we
bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage
which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can
only say that those traits' which have built up for us and maintained
our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout
by the new firm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommending him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who
may honor him with their patronage.
Thanking you for past favors,
The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.      ^
Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1000.
Lute Managing Director
To the Public...
lim Having taken over tlie business of the West Kootenay Brick &
j™ Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance
jju; of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them.   My
W aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest
•^ possible prices.    Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger %$.
/j^ quantities than before, we shall bo able to supply the trade at a 0T
^ lower figure. 0
($\ It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our 0
jm marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply q
jjL these products at reasonable rates. j,
p(h We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, I
jjm Tiles and Cement. (Kf\
jjn\ Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the ($\
. <Wv' Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.    We also
■ 2k secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building
gg: Stone. './'■'■
2& We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors  and
(j(h for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. I
WW ...-■   'Successors to I
<jm J   : ...' The. West Kootenay Brjck <£• Lime Co., Ltd. j
Nelson; B. C, 5th October, 1900. Jfo
Tlie Mansfield Manufacturing
Company is:figuring' to supply the
Hall mines smelter with 10,000 tons
of lime rock and 1000 tons of lime
At the meeting of the license
commissioners for 'the Ainsworth
district, held at Jiaslo hotel, licenses
were; granted to .1. .T. Cameron of
Lardo und W. \V. Beaton of Rear
The steamer'Nelson .was. over'.1.5
hours late in arriving from Kootenay landing last nighc. She was
delayed through waiting for trains
held .up by. a slide on the Crow's
Nest road. ■
Rev. S. rthodus of tli a Knglish
church will discourse on "A Deck of
Cards" at the Baptist mission room,
Hume Addition, on Wednesday
evening, October 81 st. All are
cordially invited.
A. G. Oreelman, the '.-contractor
who is to build the C. P. 11. freight
sheds, expects to start work, "within
a few days, a shipment of material
from Nakusp being now en route.
The building is to be completed by
December 15 and will cost $0000.
Medhurst Rearrested.
F. M. Medhurst, charged at Cranbrook last week . with embezzlement and admitted to bail in bonds
of $1.500, was rearrested yesterday
on a second charge of embezzlement.
The C. P. R. officials were dissatisfied with the way in which the
case was handled aud swore out a
new warrant on Sunday before E.
A. Crease, stipendiary magistrate.
W. H. Langridge, chief auditor, and
A. M. Johnson, local C. P. 11. solicitor, left last, night to attend the
preliminary examination at Cranbrook on Wednesday. They will
oppose bail.
Ran Into a Slide.
A bad wreck occurred yesterday
morning on the Crow's Nest road:
The extra freight westbound ran
into a big rock slide four miles east
of Creston at a point where the
embankment is 100 feet high.
When the engine struck the slide
she left the track and plunged down
hill taking three ears along. The
cars were reduced to matchwood
and the engine was badly wrecked.
Engineer Hugh Brock was seriously
cut about the head and his fireman
had a narrow escape. The Cranbrook emergency train leached the
scene of the wreck quickly and
trains were delayed only a few
hours. Tl le steamer Nelson, which
connects with the westbound passenger train, was 3i hours late into
(Tiie Tribune bus placed a pari, of one column
at. the disposal of the Conservatives, whose views
will be expressed therein from time to timn during thecampaign. Alike privilege is accorded
the'llaborparty-and^the^lnerals.l^ =
The principles that governed the
actions of the Conservative party
under the able guidance of sir John
A. Macdonald were not far removed
from those which characterized tlie
magnificent diplomacy of the earl
of Beaeonsfield, to whom sir John
was by many compared. The fundamental points of these principles
are the conservatism of all that has
induced to the 'upbuilding of the
body .politic at home and a firm
conviction that active imperialism
abroad is the I'l-ue solution to the
problem of En gland's greatness.
Tlie Conservative is he who lops
the mouldering branch away iu
contradistinction to tlie axe-leveling propensities of the Liberal,
national and socialistic classes. Iu
Canada, of necessity, politics beget
local coloring; nevertheless, let all
remember that in voting for the
Conservative party one is best upholding that imperialistic policy
which has within this month received such a splendid endorsement
at the -hands of the electors of
Great Britain and old Ireland.
-.$   $^m&<§'&
Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., Ltd.
Electric Fixtures Electric Fans
Medical Batteries
Nelson, B. C.
Those whose minds are still wavering, and who missed hearing
mayor Goodeve on Friday, lost a
treat, for it was one of the ablest
addresses on the political questions
of the day ever given in Nelson. So
much so that we hear of masterly
activity in the Liberal and Labor
camps and a general hustling to get
a sneaker who will offset in some
measure the good effect produced
by Mr. Goodeve. Even if the
Liberal ranks contains such an exponent of its principles he will find
it hard plonghiug through the maze
of facts presented by the mayor of
Rossland. Of the many unredeemed pledges none stands more
prominent than the tariff. There
can bo no straddling the fence on
this issue—it must be free trade or
protection. Tlie Conservative platform on this point is clear and unmistakable, that party advocates
protection' to infantile industries,
but no more. It does not endorse
the continuing of the duty on agricultural implements now that the
Canadian manufacturers can compete in the markets of the world;
neither does it approve of handing
the coal oil business in tho Dominion
over to the Standard Oil company.
At present rate Ave may anticipate
the advent of other gigantic trusts
and schemes to secure a general
mortgage on us all in favor of
Uncle Sam.    	
The Labor party appeals this
morning particularly to the merchants and traders of Nelson on
the general ground.") that without
the laboring element they would
require to close their doors. One
might.go a step further and say
that without, capital they, the' laborers, would be iii the poor house
and soon. All the parties whose
platforms - contain revolutionary
principles are " more loyal than the
king" ; in this instance it is well
known that* the Labor party in
Rossland have started a co-operative
store and contemplate extending
their operations to this and other
towns. One rises to enquire how
much it will profit the merchants of
Nelson to vote for Chris Foley if
the laboring element is going to do
its shopping, on a co-operative
basis? And echo answers Jmot
much !" Beyond a doubt when
labor gets too much power it becomes quite as despotic as capital
and for thafcreason the electors of
Yale-Cariboo, and particularly the
merchants, will not be led away
by such salmon-roe bait as the appeal above referred to.; '
Mining Records.
Yesterday's mining records were:
Transfers: A three-quarters interest
in the Yankee girl claim on Bear
creek, by J. II. Graham of Ymir to
Dan McLeod,.Orlanda A. Lovell and
David E. Grobe of Ymir; a three-
quarters iuterest in the Canadian
Girl on Bear creek to Grobe, Graham and McLeocl by O. A. Lovell; a
half interest in the New York and
Buffalo claims, half a mile north of
the Ymir mine, by E. J. Kelly to N.
N. Natstead of Ymir.
Locations: The Winnipeg fraction
on.Toad mountain, by Percy Chapman; the Edith M., one mile northeast of Summit siding, on- the N. &
F. S., by Thomas A. Weekes; tlie
Great Eastern,\two and one-half
miles southwest of Ymir, by Samuel
Thomas; the. Ironside on Quartz
creek, one mile from Ymir, by
Mitchell Taite; the Syracuse, seven
miles east" from the Columbia river,
by Thomas .Tames and Louis Will.
Certificates of work: To Jesee
Graham and.W. A. Burpee on the
Jessie B.;. to J. IT. Graham on the
Canadian Girl and Yankee Girl; to
E. J. Keeley on the Buffalo and
New York; -to .Tolm McLatchie on
the .T. A. fraction.
Meetings at Moyie and Cranbrook.
Candidate MaeNeill, accompanied
by mayor Goodeve of Rossland, will
address the electors of Moyie. on
Friday evening, November 2nd, and
the 3rd. Tlie Conservatives of
these progressive towns will give
the speakers a cordial reception.
H. W. D.Armstrong  of Toronto
is in llie city.
F. W. Ttolt of Rossland was in
the city yesterday. -   -
E. J. Flahiff and F. Lyon  of the
Atliahasca mine are at the Tremont.
J. Frank Callam, president of tlie
Arlington Mining company, is in the city.
. W. H^Aldridge, manager .of the
Trail smell, v',-was at the Hotel Phatr yesterday.
Mrs. D. P., Christie of Slocan is
in tho city. She is returning from a trip to
C. R.  Gilbert,' of the Provincial
lure Underwriters' Association, is in the city today on association business.
A. B. Buckworth of Ymir,   E. A.
Hill of Ymir, and II. W. I). Armstrong of Toronto
are registered at the Queen's.      ' •■"-,
Mike Curlin of Sandon is at the
Madden house. He is one of the pioneors'of
Slocan and is defendant in the suit of Harris vs.
Curlin, which is now* being heard at the assizes,
B. S. Jenkins of Winnipeg, general superintendent of the C. P. R. telegraphs,
and J. Wilson of Vancouver, superintendent of
the Pacific division'lelegraots, spent yesterday
in Nelson. Mr. Jenkins left this morning for the
-. The copartnership between the undersigned,
doing business under the Arm name of Orossetc
& Fergusoiiv'at the East End Grocery, in the
West building, corner Baker and Hall streets. Is'
dissolved by mutual consent. The business will
be carried on by A. E. Crossett. who will pay all
debts contracted by the firm.
-      "   "     B.  C,
Dated at   Nelson,
October, lflOO.
this  day  of
Vote for Niekerson
to repair your watch. He was
born in the watch business.
If is platform is first-class workmanship. Baker Street, opposite Queen's hotel.
HI   ZB^ZEIRS   <fe   CO.
"N**E3raSO"N* bt-A-SLo s-A-^rooiisr
Sole Ageqts for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters
TKLKPHONK 27 Store, Corner I taker and .losepliino Slico
Cellar to Rent—Apply Merchants
Bank nf Halifax.
Hack   calls left at   tho   Pacific
Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone
call as.
For     Bent—Store    in   Tremont
Hotel block. Apply, lo Malono & Treirillus,
Tremont hotel.
Wanted—Girl for general housework. Apply Mrs. H. .1. Kvans>, corner ot Carbonate and Hall streets.
To Let—Furnished front room at
reasonable figure; private board next door; fourth
house above city hall, Victoria street.
Found—A   sum   of    money    on
Saturday, October 271 Ii.- Owner can have same
by proving property and paying expenses.
Large well furnished rooms to
lot. Apply rooms 1 aaid 5 Macdonald building,
corner Josephine and. Vernon streets.
To Let—Furnished room at reas-
able'ligure; private hoard next door, fourth
house above city hall, Victoria street.
For Sale—A well established
boarding house business. Apply after .1:80 p.m.
Carbonate street,'two doors east of Josephine.
For Rent—Unfurnished six-room
cottage. Water, electric Might; aud sewerage.
A pply lo Mrs. Croasdaile, Observatory street.
For Rent—Well Furnished rooms,
bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north
side Carbonate street between Josephine and
Wanted—Girl wants situation as
nurse or to do housework/Understands cook-
itiK...' Address F. II. - Case, Sentinel otlice,
Kamloops, B. C.
Stolen—A set of carpenter's tools
from tho electric dam. The party is known and
ho will save trouble by returning the articles to
Position wanted — By a bookkeeper, double entry or single; 20 years' experience, single, aged :*i. - Highest references.. Address 1''. A. I-'.,Tribune.
To Let—From aud after Nov. 1 st,
cottage at'the corner of Falls and Hoover Sts.
Four looms and lean-to... Apply 13. P. Whallny,
box,818, Nelson, B.C.
Who Could Sleep?
It's a pleasure to sleep when you have one
of our alarm clocks to get you up at. the right
time.   It docs it, that's is built.for.
Wo have the regular standard alarms—SI.fiO
up—or the new intermittent, "Must Get Up,"
tattoo alarms—$2.75 up—in various sizes and
c>!ses, all warranted.
Pate naude Bros.
The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out
all kinds of canvas goods.
i|f Something New
||j    HAMS and B/\C0N
;!• Direct, horn Iowa's world famed Corn Belt.
Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c    \|/
it/    Iowa's Pride Ham, 22c
185 Baker Street   {£
JE   Telephone 10
^S-~S;~*&-a,'a'~a':T>'~a*&''fi-':".t^'::»' g-«^-aa»»'.g>.»ag.fg.^.<ag.<j».^..aay.f(t.<
'<—• aag'«5'..aa»'.,a^?ig-<aam'J*<*g.<^»,<aa».<aa>.^ar- g-. g .g.^.^ 'gg'g' *g.g.-g«S*.
~"  NUTS
The new crop has arrived in time for
o Hallowe'en
Wni. Hunter & Co.
We are prepared to Furnish
by Rail, Barge or Teams
Get Our Prices before
purchasing- elsewhere. ■  ■'    ■   ■■■■■■■■■■-
THEO tyADSOJV Proprietor.
Baker Street, NoIhou.
Kootenay   Coffee   Co.
CofTee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.
Offer fresh roasted coffee of beet quality as
follows t
Java and Arabian Macha, per pound..-
Java and Mocha Illend, 8 pounds	
Fine Santos, i pounds -
Santos Blend, 6 pounds.... —
Our Special Blend. 6 pounds	
Our Rio Boast, 6 pounds.........-..-..—
A tiial order soliolted.  Salesroom 2 doors east
of OddfellnwH lilonk. Wenti Bakor Rtreeti.
COAL. I      WOOD!
I 10
1 00
1 00
1 00
1 00
Hard Coal       fljn RC t Crow's Nest      CtR 1R
Anthracite       WO'IO I Coal t»D.IO
No order can be accepted unions accompanied
by cash; '   2	
Ofllco:   Corner of Hall
and Baker Strcots.
Lethbridge Gait Goal
The boBti valuo for the money In tho market
for all purposes.
tkhmb CiiBtt   . W. P. Tibrhet, General Agent
•J'elepboiM 1 tt.   Omoe with O. D, J. Chrtatia,
You are cordially invited0to attend and become^
a member of classes now being formed by
Late graduate of the Ontario School of Decorative .drt
for  the advancement  of Fine Art Needlework.
Free Classes will be formed
inI(elson on Monday, and following days.
All lovers of the art, and those
desirous of learning will be made most welcomed
■The celebrated, Brainerd §• Artnstrong's Asiatic Dyed Silks, hes
in the world, and Brainerd J' Armstrong's Stamped Linens ivill t{
used exclusively in this series of lessons.'
Maple Syrup
We have just received a large consignment of Old Settlers' Maple Syrup, the b'1
on tho rtfarket; also:some pure.Ontario White Clover Honey.. Try rt.        j j
Houston Block.
Telephone 161.
P. O. Box 176.
our Ei^glllT COSTS BUT ONE"PENTm%S«gl
To drop us a post card that wo may call and (five estimates.   It jjavea: w
Never have any plumbing dono until you have seen our, goods and
many dollars.
oiir prices. VI


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