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 DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAB.  NELSON":  WEDNESDAY .MORNING OCTOBER 3L  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  4 A MILLION IN HOOD YELLOW METAL  Will Be This Year's Cleanup of the Gold Mines Worked  in Nelson District.  THE GREATER PART OF IT IS SHIPPED AS BULLION  pay a fair rate when they used  electric light, and used it all night,  are now using gas���but they do not  use it all night. They do not even  keep one gas jet burning, to enable  policemen to see through their premises when making their rounds.  NEW COUNTY HEARD FROM  - Nearly all of the mines in what is  generally designated as the Nelson  district are gold mines,  the only  notable exception being the Silver  King.     The best known-of these  mines that are in tho class  of producers are the Ymir, near the town  of the same name; the  Athabasca,  two   miles south of   Nelson;   the  Duncan mines, six miles southwest  of   Nelson;   the   Yellowstone, ten  .miles east of Salmo; and the Bunker  Hill,   fifteen    miles   up   the    Pen  ���    d'Oreille river from Waneta.    All  ta'cse mines have their own mills  ' ' tiiu  by   water power.    The  Ymir  T,,i!-.a,n has 80 stamps, the Athabasca' j  ���-wlO, tii'i Duncan-mines  20, the Yellowstone 10 and the Banker Hill. 10;.  or a  total  of  130 stamps,  falling  . steadily on  ore1 that is" classed as  free milling.    Of the values, fully  75 per cent  is saved on the plates,  is retorted at the mill, and shipped  cither direct or through the banks  to the United States 'government  assay ^.ofiico   at Helena, Montana.  The remainder of' the values are  saved in  the concentrates,, which  are treated at the smelters at Trail  and Nelson.  The value of the ore milled varies.  The greater part of it will average  about $10 a ton, while some of it  goes as high as $40. When run  continuously the mills treat on an  average about 8000 tons a month.  The bullion shipments aggregate  somewhere in the neighborhood of  $05,000, aud the value of the concentrates is not far from $15,000.  The Ymir mine also ships some  clean ore direct to the smelters.  This is a very creditable showing  for a district that receives no  "booming." In fact, it is doubtful  if Nelson district is known as a gold  producer outside of the province  except to the few who happen to  own shares in the Athabasca. The  Ymir and Duncan Mines are both  owned by. old country, companies  and the Yellowstone aud Bunker  Hill by private  parties in Ontario,  Besides the producingminesabove  mentioned, there are fully a dozen  more that will be producers within  a year, and it is not beyond reasonable limitations to predict that  Nelson district will be the largest  producer of gold in the province  within live years.  Developments at the Reco.  In connection with the recent  strike on the Reco property at Sandon, J. Morgan Harris, president of  the Reco-company, gives some details of interest. The strike was  made   on ��� the lowest level on the  ' property,   a   tunnel" having   been  driven /to "tap -theAveiii-200' feetv-  ,'Jowei' than, had been reached pre-^  ajaiipusly; Some difficulty "was" erP"  countered in finding the lead,' a  eoupte. of years elapsing before it'  was definitely located. The lead is  only 12 inches wide, but iu places  it is solid galena carrying silver up  in the thousands of ounces. At  other points the galena is mixed  with sulphide or porphyry. Where  tho galena is clean no assays are  taken, but at a couple of points  where it was thought to be indifferent in quality samples were taken  and gave returns of 414 ounces in  one instance and 549 ounces in the  other. Mr. Harris was notified of  these figures yesterday. He states  that it is possible to secure assays  of 10)000 ounces at. almost any spot  in the mine, and that'- assays of  twice this amount are not uncom-,  mon. The property has not,shipped  extensively in the ordinary sense  of the term, its mining season/being  limited   to   a   few mouths in each  -year.���Great-bullcinshippingis not"  essential to the prosperity of a  property like the Reco, however,  when the average carload gives  half a ton of pure silver. One banner car ran 500 ounces over a ton  of silver bullion. The total output  of the property has been $550,000.  Mr. Harris states that the company  will recommence mining "in December and will take out ore for two  or three months.  Mining Records.  ������/'Yesterday's.mining records were:  Transfers,' a quarter interest in the  Blue Dick and Cliff claims on the  north fork of Salmon river twelve  miles above Erie, by W. J. She] ton  of Rossland to H. Windebank of  Spokane, consideration $225. II. B.  Perks j, of Nelson transferred the  Pelton claim on the east fork of  Anderson creek to AV 0. Muir, who  turned it oyer to Joe Duhamel.  Locations:" The Afassatlan on  Morning mountain by E. H. Stanley, the Raxle on the divide between the "Nelson & Fort Sheppard  road arid Aifclersoh creek by J. L.  Stamford; the Waterloo on Morning mountain by John J. Har-  greaves; ,    ' ���  Certificates of work: To Michel  Zaltoni on the Tres, to J. L. Campbell on tlie Campsy .Glen, to J. R.  Simpson and D. T. Lawson on the  Amphion and Cross Bar;  Dislikes the Kaiser.  Berlin, October 30.���On absolutely reliable authority it is ascertained that emperor William and  count von Buelow alone negotiated  the agreement to the entire exclusion oi priuce   Hohenlohe,   whose  policy had as its pivotal point  closer relation with Russia and  France. It was mainly- for this  reason that prince Hohenlohe tendered his resignation. It also appears that in addition to a number  of reasons of earlier date, emperor  William considered Russia's behavior in connection with' the appointment of count yon Waldersee  "aiid'thewithdrawal "of her-"troops'  from Pekin to be distinctly unfriendly actions. Hence the ap-  proachment between Great Britain  and Germany.  Those who give this explanation  assert that emperor Nicholas dislikes the kaiser and personally distrusts him and they suggest that  this feeling may have had something  to do in bringing about the agreement with England.  Rambler-Cariboo a Mine.  Late news from the Rambler-  Cariboo, a Slocan mine, is of an encouraging nature and shows that it  is a. mine of more than ordinary  worth. This" is shown by the returns from 38 tons of ore which was  the last shipment made. This shipment went 541.9 ounces and 03.3 per  cent in lead to the ton. The 38 tons  yielded $14,508.20. "Seven other  carloads were recently sent to the.  smelter and yielded from $1200 to  $1500 net each to the company.  These seven carloads were taken  from the old workings. The 38  tons were from a new find on the  350-foot level going north into the  hill. In the bottom of the winze  on the 450-foot level while drifting  on the ore body there has just been  encountered a full face of ore that  carries over 202 ounces and over 00  per cent lead to the ton. During  the past summer there was installed  on the Rambler-Cariboo the largest  plant in the Slocan. ,  Smallpox Among the Indians.  Washington, October 30.���Smallpox has broken out on a number of  Indian reservations in Idaho, Oklahoma .and Washington and it is  feared that when the cold weather  sets in the epidemic will become  more widespread and assume a ihore  malignant form. Every possible  effort is being made to stay its progress and the Indian bureau is forwarding vaccine virus to the various  agencies.  Economical-Gas Consumers.  Last night was an exceptionally  dirty, wet night, but Baker street  at 10:30 o'clock was Avell lighted,  although there are only four arc  lights between Railway and Jose-'  phine streets. The light did not,  however, come from the business  houses that use gas for illumination. The houses that use gas weie  dark and deserted. The houses  that use electric light supplied by  the city were as bright as day.  Some of tlie people who loudly  howled   because   they were made  Empress Dowager Again.  London, October 31.���Most seii-  ous trouble, says the Shang-Hai  correspondent of the Daily Express,  is developing in the Yang Tse  region, whither the empress dowager has sent emissaries to raise  powerful armed bodies to exterminate converts and expel  foieigners. She has appointed Yu  Chuan, a notoriously anti-foreign  general, to be military governor of  Vank Tse district.  Poor Old Wang.  Washington, October 30.���The  Japanese legation received a dis-  cTatch today giving the "death of  Wang Weng Shao, imperial^treas-  urer of China. Wang Weng Shao  w.as one ot the most loyal adherents  of the imperial family, and when  they took flight from" Pekin he insisted on following, despite his advanced age. Bis death came from  natural causes, probably from old  age and the fatigues of the flight. .  JUDGE  WENT  ON STRIKE  st  NELSON'S COURTROOM UNFIT FOR  HABITATION.  Harris vs. Curlin, a Sandon Townsite  Case.   Occupies   the   Court's  Attention.  When court resumed yesterday  morning, Mr. Justice Walkem stated  that he would hold no furthur sit-  tings'in the courtroom proper and  adjourned to judge Form's chambers where court will be held until  the docket is concluded. On the  'pl'evious^ayliislorclsliipconfcrSc'ted  a heavy cold and narrowly escaped  an attack of pneumonia as the result of sitting for eight hours continually in the draft from the  windows at the rear of the judge's  alcove. ' The local bar and the  grand jury have drawn attention  to the urgent necessity of repairing  and improving the present courtroom and the fact that the presiding judge cannot fulfil his duties  without seriously endangering his  health will probably be the culminating stroke which will compel the authorities to take immediate action. There is talk of a  meeting of the local bar for the  purpose of representing to the  proper authorities at Victoria the  bad state of the courthouse with a  view to securing improvements in  ventilation an"d~other matters!  The case of Harris vs. Curlin was  continued at court yesterday. The  case is of considerable interest to  every citizen of Sandon and was  warmly contested. Argument commenced shortls" after 10 o'clock and  lasted until 5 p. m. It would appear from what was stated that the  legislation relating to crown grants  of mineral claims is anything but  clear. Counsel for plaintiff contended that his crown grant gave  him surface'rights to the ground  at issue in addition to minerals, the  opposite contentions being that  mineral rights only were conveyed,  the surface rights being not included. The judge allowed counsel  to put in charts of the statutes  from 1892 up to date, showing what  amendments have been made in the  legislation in dispute. This  gave counsel the advantage of  considering each other's arguments and respectively answering deliberatively on paper at any time before December.  The'main contention on behalf of  plaintiff was that his crown grant-  was, on its face, a;grant in fee of  the disputed lots together with  much other land comprising the  Harris addition to the townsite of  Sandon, as well as all minerals,  precious or base, which might be  found on it, and that such a conveyance carried with it the surface  rights. The contention for the defendant was confined to the one  issue as' to whether the surface  rights were conveyed or not, pointing out that the Mineral Act never  contemplated the creation of town-  sites under its provisions.  FALLS   CREEK   CAMP   ANOTHER  PROMISING VENTURE.  Much  Work Has Been  Done During  the Past Season and Indications  for Permanency Favorable.  The general revival of activity in  mining circles' which has been a  feature   of   the present year  has  affected the Falls Creek camp in  common with the^hther sections of  the Nelson districts-More work has  been done on the tfroek during the  season just closing than in any one  season for several/ years, and the  country has conie into the  public  eye as a most promising  field for  further development.   Falls creek  rises in the .Slocan divide and Hows  into Kootenay  river opposite the  mouth of Forty-nine creek.   It is  seven miles in length and claims are  scattered .along both banks.    In its  course ,to  the "river the creek descends   fully   3000   feet,   and' the  stream   could   be   profitably   harnessed at scores of points, a feature  which will doubtless.play an important part in thefuture of the section.   The.characteristic ore of the  Falls Creek district is iron pyrites  carrying gold aud;'eopper, closely  resembling the ores produced in the  Rossland camp. -;<At tlie headquarters of the stream, however, several  fine ledges.of free milling ore have  been located.    --^-  The section was* prospected first  in 1890 and 1891, when William  Moore, M. Monahan arid other pioneers went through - and staked a  number of- claims. The best evidence of the section's" possibilities  is that several-of .these pioneers  have stuck to. the country ever  since and worked their claims from  year to year. Capital has not been  interested in the, properties as yet,  but"for r.'-purel^'pfdspbctors'Z" district it is well developed.-"Nothing  has been accomplished further than  prospecting, but in a number of. instances this has been sufficient to  demonstrate that several" of the  claims are excellent propositions.  One of the oldest' locations on  Falls creek is that of- William  Moore, who lias six or eight claims  within a couple of miles of the lake  on which he has worked steadily  for years. He has six feet of low  grade ore which will probably average seven per cent copper and $3 in  gold. Moore has 100 feet of tunnelling, a shaft and open cuts, aggregating about 200 feet of work.  The Elk and Monarch claims are  located a mile north of the lake as  the crow flies and are owned by  Mike Kealey and Mickey Monahan,  two well-known prospectors. They  have worked" the claims for four  years and have 50 feet of shaft_and_  various other prospect work on the  lead, which ^has 14 feet of ore running 0 to 7 per cent in copper. The  latter figure is about an average of  all the properties in the copper section.  The Queen Victoria claim, owned  by Jim Burr, is crown granted and  regarded as the most promising  property on the creek. Burr was  one of the first men in the country  aud is numbered among the strongest believers in the future of the  section, lie has drifted 75 feet on  a strong lead-of medium-grade ore,  and the-claim shows up well.  The Copper King, adjoining the  Queen Victoria, belonged until  recently to a Montreal syndicate,  which did practically nothing after  taking hold of the property and  selling a few blocks of stock. The  syndicate was not represented on  the ground aud allowed the location  to run out. It has now been staked  and recorded by Joe Duhamel and  is said to have a first-class showing  similar to adjacent properties.  In 1890 and '97 Mike Egan staked  the Rio Tinto, Orinoco "and Maine  around the Queen Victoria and.has  done about $1500 worth of work  since. He has twelve feet of six to  to seven per cent copper ore.  Three years ago Joe Sturgeon of  the Sherbrooke hotel bought the  Copper Clown from Perkins and  Duhamel and has expended about  $1000 on the claim since. The  Columbia & Western railroad runs  through the claim, which has the  distinction of being the highest  grade copper property in the district. Specimens can be obtained,  without trouble which will run 35  per cent, and a fair average of the  whole property is said to.be 13 percent. The lead lias a foot of solid  ore, and the work done consists of  50 feet of tunneling and a shaft on  the vein.  David McBeath of Nelson is interested in the Lo Roi and War  Eagle claims, extensions of the  Monarch and Elk. The properties  are similar in most respects and  will doubtless be valuable propositions some day.  The principal" free milling properties are the Irish group owned by  John McKernan, Alex Carrie and  H. Mason, and the Red Bird and  Britisher owned by R. J. Elliott,  Thomas Moran and George Thur-  man. The Irish has been worked  on a good scale this season and is  showing up unusually well. They  have a good .ledge and the values  are eminently satisfactory considering the depth attained to date.  The Red Bird and Britisher has not  been worked to any. extent but is  said to be a valuable prospect.  With few exceptions the prospectors have come out of the country for the winter. They fully  anticipate that the strong ledges of  their section will eventually attract  the capital necessary to place the  properties on a productive basis  ,and predict a bright future for Falls  creek.  GERMANY SEEMS SATISFIED  AFTEBMATH  OF THB EXFLOSIOf  Four Bodies Have Been Recovered, but There Are Still  Thirty Unaccounted For.  ���frj  SOME OF THE REMAINS CRUSHED BEYOND RECOGNITION;  ANSWER OF THE UNITED STATES  FORESHADOWED.  Ministers Will Act in Unison in Im-  1    posing Conditions of Settlement With China.  Berlin, October 30.���The answer  of the United States government to  the Anglo-German agreement has  not yet arrived here, but an official  of the German foreign office informed the correspondent of the  Associated Press 'today-that Ger-  many was aware of- what the  answer would be, namely a full  acceptance of clauses 1 and 2. The  official ' also asserted that the  answers of Russia and France  would soon bo received.  Bishop An/.er, the German missionary bishop in the province of  Shan Tung, has arrived in Pekin,  where he will assist the German  minister. Dr. Mumni Von Sen war t-  zenstein, with his valuable advice.  Six fathers connected with the  Steyl missions have joined the German troops in China as official interpreters. From official dispatches  it is ascertained that the disturbances in Shan Tung are now  quelled and the construction of the  Shan Tung railway has been resumed. The section from Kiao  Chou to Tsin Tan will bo completed  by-next-spring.   The National Zeitung says: "The  report that Mr. Conger has received  orders to act under certain conditions independently of the other  ministers in Pekin is false. The  ministers, among themselves, without consulting the Chinese plenipotentiaries, intend to establish complete unanimity regarding the conditions to bo imposed on the  Chinese."   How They Size It Up.  iYrcw York, October 30.���Plenty  of money for election bets Avas  offered in Wall Street yesterday,  but aside from a few very small  and generally quiet bets between  friends or acquaintances there was  none actually placed.  Bell & Co., who have put out  $17,500 on Bryan at 1 to 4, reported  no new bets yesterday.  George S. Lancon & Co., of the  Stock Exchange, had $20,000 for a  client'to wager at odds of 4 to 1 on  McKinley. Cooper, Cramp & Boad-  leston, also members of ..the exchange, offered $1000 to $1000 on  McKinley. ���   '   >  In the outside crowd John J.  Judge had $10,000,tobet at 4 1-2 to  1 on MeKinley,'in ;lpts of $500 and  upward, and $20,666 even each that  McKinley would carry Nebraska  and Indiana. E. L. Mordecai offered $8000 at odds of 4 1-2 to 1 on  Republican success.  Colonel Joseph Rickey of St.  Louis walked into Bell & Co.'s office  in the Hoffman house yesterday  and offered to wager $200 against  $2000 that McKinley would not  carry 15 states. The colonel waited  a long time for an acceptance, but  did not get it.  New  York, October  30.���Only  four bodies have been discovered  up to tonight in the ruins caused  by the explosion yesterday in the  Tarrant drug house.    Of these only  one body has been identified, that  of August Schmidt, an engraver, 40  years old, of Brooklyn.    His body  was found pinned down by a six  ton   safe.     The" remaining   three  bodies probably never will be identified,   as   they   are   crushed   and  burned   beyond, recognition.     Indeed, so frightfully have the bodies  been crushed that the sex is undeterminable.  Smoking and steaming  sullenly, the ruins left by the explosions well nigh bafiled the efforts  of   the   thousand   public   workers  today, and "the task of clearing the  streets and digging down into the  debris' on  the fire-swept area for  bodies  of victims proceeded haltingly- .     ...  The workers   employed   by the  city   to   remove the mountains of  r        *��� ** ��  stone,'wood and iron and' shore' up' 0  and make safe the.- ruined ��� strrio-^j  tures, could do little more i6d&x<&  than attack the outside of' theVfi  devastation and watchtthe" firemen^feV  who played watej ontKe'stilllgrbw^^  ing pile from- six' lines of hose."*- Tov|f |  night, and "in fact day and nightf|;'fj  till the debris shall have. been"1- ","������  thoroughly searched for "bodies the;:';"'  work will proceed. 'About thirty*?:.1*,  persons are still'missing,'but itiar^  believed some of these will turn up V<f  safely. ��� ���  ���"  ���-.'���_��� fV'  A rigid investigation is being'^l  made to determine whether Tarrarit'|^  & Co. violated the law" in- storing>^v  more explosives in their buildingV^  than the permits called for.-* Mem-v!^  bers of the firm insist that the law^*'  was hot violated, but other business/^l  men in the neighborhood, claim -to.%3  have seen-many-boxes and ���barrels,";-;*  of explosives taken into tlie Tarrant*!;.--?  building during the past month.  ~ |;%  Up to 1:30 this morning nomore!/>1  bodies have; been recovered.-*- The ;'V.  latest list shows 32" persons" still-rv&j  missing! .... <- v  Unhappy Mrs. Maybrick.  E. S. Willard, the English actor,  told a story, lately, of the famous  Maybrick case which was so remarkable that those who heard it  have wondered that it has not been  generally known, ���-as it seemed to  suggest that Mrs. Maybrick, if she  is guilty of her husband's murder,  obtained the- plot from an unsuccessful play in London.   .  The exact year of the occurrences  related by, Mrv Willard has faded  from - the. memory./ of ^.'thqsel who  ^heardrthe story,"butf it,jmust^liave,  been between 1880���when Florence  Elizabeth Chandler, the "beautiful  Alabama girl, was married to James  Maybrick, the Liverpool '. cotton  buyer���and 1889���when/ the husband's death and the wife's /arrest  aroused an international interest  which, instead of diminishing, seems  to grow as time passes.  According to Mr. Willard, a play  which had been in rehearsal for a  long time in one of the London  theaters had reached an advanced  stage of preparation and a trial  matinee was decided on. No  tickets were sold, but invitations  were issued to critics, literary men  and prominent actors.  The performance resulted in the  condemnation of the play, and it  was never publicly, produced. In  the critical audience were a man  and woman who were afterward-  ���identified-as-Mrs-Maybrick-and-Mr.-  Brierly, whose name was associated  with hers iu the subsequent scandals.  When James Maybrick's brothers  charged his widow v. ith poisoning  him by administering arsenic in his  medicine after he had contracted a  cold by being caught in tho rain at  a race track, and the details were  published, thosj who had witnessed  the play found its plot reproduced  with startling fidelity as the development proceeded in the courts.  h\ tho London greenrooms the  belief is firmly held that Mrs. Maybrick, if she poisoned her husband,  found the suggestion of the manner  of doing it in the play which the  public has never seen.  The Checker Tournament.  The first round in  the checker  tournament was played last evening and resulted as follows :  Won.   Lost.   Played.  J. II. Wallace 3} 2i U  K. C. Sniythe 0 0 0  H.Clark �� "i ��  W.IrvinK-. - ' ��  W.Ullio.. 3* 5J-- 9  Ii. Lowe .'   H H 3  .l.TuUlc 2 3 5  . Dr. Morrison 0 2 a  D. J. Dowar 0 3 3  The tournament will be continued  each Tuesday till finished. The  president vs. vice-president match  was postponed till next week owing  to the illness of the vice-president.  Three new members were added to  the club last night.  Knitter's Plans.  ��� Paris, October 30.���The foreign  office officials believe former president Kruger will travel incog during  his visit to European capitals, relinquishing it in each city only long  enough to permit an exchange of  * .'j*.  visits between Mr. Kruger and "the-,"3**!?  head of-the nation. Ilis "stay-in"' t<  Paris will not exceed 48 lion rs. The ��� \'  French government will'^not?*'.offer jj^  Mr. Kruger any formal function, Z3:,  though it is expected the'city ,wilH;f?  tendpr him a demonstration!! whictir-;?/  will be a scene of enthusiasm;-" Thel��?l|  government will not take partin'^  the reception, but- .will not, -howifj^  ever, put any,obstacles in the vrdy-ffc  of private plans of welcome. " " :  Desperate Huns."- ���    -���- -.,  * ��� .MouN.T.PtBASANT,- Pennsylvania^^ll  October 30:���Four.Hnngalriansi'ireld? 1{\  up the-south west Connelsville cpiri-^.~vl  pany's   pay", wagon, about a -mile   f  west of this place this'afternoon.1.??  With the double team and wagon',yy  in which wasasafecontainihg'some; ,-*":|  $5000 for the workmen, swere the'-/��  paymaster,     William    Hoster, "��� a*;^  brother of secretary-treasurer C! H:'"'���)i|  Hoster,   and   Harry   Burgess, the-  colored driver,  both armed.'-   The   '"'-l  Hungarians  were in ambush.and- $|  opened fire, killing the paymaster. ��� ;  The   colored   driver   returned, the,  lire,  killing one  of the  foreigners  '  and wounding another.     The three -  would-be robbers ran toward Scott-"..  dale   without getting tlie money. ,-  Posses are scouring the whole coun-   .  try and ttheLr��� capture seems- prob- ;  able.    Yoiing Mr. Hoster came here  from Chicago three years ago and  leaves a widow and one daughter.  Gas Explosion.  Wilkrsuarre, Pennsylvania, October 30.���A heavy explosion of gas  occurred in a slope of No. 1 shaft  of the Kingston Coal Company at  Edwardsville todaj" in which three  men lost their lives and six others  were badly burned. Several of the  injured are in a precarious condition and it is doubtful if they .can  survive. The dead are Peter Lfso-  vige, aged 23, miner; Frank Mac-  Kalouski, nged 22, laborer; John  Dclane, aged 21, miner. The accident was due.to an employee who c  diverted tlie air course unwittingly"!  and allowed the gas to accumulate  in the place where the men"were at  work. Tho latter had been, warned  in time to vacate, but they did not  think they were in danger ', and  went on with their work.  Rounding Up Boers.  Bloiomfontkix, October 20.���The  telegraph lines are still interrupted  and mails delayed owing to the  Boers derailing a train ten miles  south of Edenburg. All Boers over  14 years old living outside a radius  of 10 mile's-of Bloemfontein are  being surrounded by British troops  and brought here to prevent their  rejoining the commandos.  Result of, the Quake.  Caracas, October 30.���Yesterday's earthquake destroyed the  town of Guaranas, resulting in the f>  loss of 25 lives. Nearly the entire  population ,of Caracas passed last"  night in the streets or squares of  the city. Slight tremors following  the severe shocks have recurred at  verying intervals aud still continue!, o  THE TPJBTTNE:  NELSON B.O WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31 1900  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.  Yukon and the north. There is  one at Helena, Montana. There is  another at Boise, Idaho. Denver'  Colorado, also has one. There is a  branch mint at San Francisco and  another at Carson, Nevada. Thus  it will' be seen that the United  States has established no less than  six--places in its gold mining territory at which it purchases gold  bullion and gold dust. Whilst The  Tkidunis has no data on which to  make .an estimate of the amount of  gold purchased at these assay offices  and branch mints, it is safe to assert  that one-half of the gold dust aud  bullion--handled, at the assay offices  at Seattle and Helena and- the  branch mint at San Francisco is tlie  output of Canadian quartz nnd  placer mines. Why should not gold  mined in Canada bo handled- at  assay offices and at mints built,  within the boundaries of Canada?  ART  SQUARES  Axminsters, Wilton, 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 90cper  square yard; 2nd quality wool at 70c, union  at 55c.  WRITTEN  BY  LIBERALS.  The Tribune has placed it part of one column  fit the didpoial of th<! Liberals', whose \-imvs  will be expressed therein from time to time during the campaign. A like privilege is :icc:<ml<-il  I he la.ibor party iiml I he Conservatives.  dcr the name of Conservative or  Liberal and wished to advocate the  cause of the workinginen of his  country.  Q AVe cannot imagine such a condition under" the "British" Hag, particularly in Canada, this land of the  free, and wo ask the pardon of  these gentlemen if we refuse to believe them, but under the circumstances no other course is left Open.  AA'e pin our faith to British justice.  AVe have selected our candidate  and intend to elect him, and have  every confidence that by Mr. Foley  the best interests of the constituency will be served.  Surpassing1  Display in  Fall Suitings  - j8T��^ '-tS'tSj1 * S* ���?*' i5f' aS* *^S' ��5e '-aS'-S * 18" iS^ -S-^T is?"       ���g*-' ��� 0* .00. 00 .0*. 0* -00. 00 .00. 00 .^0. 00 .00 .00.00.00. 00.  f&ff1' 0*' 0*' 00 ��� 0*' 0* ��� 0*' 0* ' 00' 00 ��� &' 00' 00' 00 ' 00- 00 ' 00 ^^^���^^^-^^^^S^^^^^^^S^^^^?*^^^'^^^  We carry the largest and  best stock, of Housefurnish-  ings in Nelson.  )  r  8  ��tte ��rilmim  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  inmgannmimiuumansnn:  AVorkinRnien are invited to consider the following reasons why  they should support the Liberal  administration .and vote for W. A.  Gallihor, the Liberal candidate:  Because the Laurier government  abolished the sweating system on  government contracts, it system  which flourished under the Conservative rule.  Because the Laurier government  has caused a fair wages clause to be  inserted in all government contracts; and" insists on the clause  being obeyed.  Because the Laurier government  by appointing a board of conciliation has taken a long- step in the  direction of preventing strikes and  lock-outs. The Conservatives during eighteen years of power neglected the matter altogether.  Because the Laurier government  has established a labor-bureau and  issued a Labor Gazette,- a step in  the interests of labor- which the  Conservatives never took though  often asked to.  Because the Laurier; government  has appointed'union men-to government positions which' affect' the-interests of organized'labor, as-for instance the-appointments of Messrs.'  Donoghue and E. P. Bremner.  Because the Laurier- government  has increased the- head tax on Chinese which the-Conservative government refused to do, and because  it is certain to increase it again  when returned to power.  Because the Laurier government  passed a bill providing that the  union label on manufactured goods  have the same-position as the-trade  mark. This bill was killed by the"  Conservative senate, and the fact  should be remembered by Conservative workingmen.  WRITTEN- BY   LABORERS.  -All 1he fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my Inst consignment of Scotch and Irish'  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  E. Skinner  Ncolands' Building, Bakor Street).   FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  ARTHUY GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   THE   QUKKN'S   HOTEL.  Large slock of high-class imported goods,  specialty  of tho square " shoulder���tho  fashion in coats.  A  latent  FOR FALL PLANTING  Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental Trees, .Roses, Shrubs,  Vines and Bulbs���80,000 to select from.   Address  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver, B. C.  m  m  L,fidies*   Department.  Speci.il 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  F tenth flannel blouse waists.  Ladies' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from beft  makers .at exceeding*.*/ 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 t lo 10 years  of age.  Ladies' golf capes, al all prices.  Millinery   Department.  Men's   Department.  We are .now showing the balance of our imported pattern  hats at cost, prices ; also a large stock of ladies'  ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  We are offering men's fleece-lined underwear, in sizes 34  to 44, from 65 cents each up.  Men's Cartright & Warner's national wool and cashmere  shirts and drawers, from $r.5o 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 lllannel shirts.  House   Furnishing:   Department.  m  While 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.  White bed spreads in all  qualities ; Wool   comfortables  from $1.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from .$2.50 up;- /l\  wool blanket (white) from $3.50 up.  Kootenay   Coffee  NELSON. B.C.  Co.  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffee of beat Quality as  follows!  Java and Arabian Macba, per pound......a)  10  Java and Mocha Jrlend, 3 pounds  1 00  Fine Santos, l;pou ads _.��� 100  Santos Blend, S pounds  ��� 1 00  Onr Special-Blend; e ponndB  1 00  Our Bio Roast. 0 pounds  -. 1 00  A tiial order solicited.  Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellows Monk. Wanti Baker.ntirenti.  C.W. West & Co.  COAL!      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OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.    TELEPHONE 33.  Poaver can be obtained at Hamilton, Ontario, and Hull, Quebec, foF  $25 per aniuuii per horse power.  Both these places are fast becoming  manufacturing centers. Water is  as abundant at Nelson as at either  Hamilton or Hull.  Thio Tribune has received a  letter signed by "Independent."  There is nothing in the letter that  tho writer need be ashamed of, and  he should have signed his real name  if he wants it printed: in Tun  .TninuNE.  Ti"'  it  is noised  abroad that the  City of Nelson  is willing to  pay  eight dollars  per horse power per  month for power to operate a portion of its street lighting system, is  ifc  likely that .any one seeking a  location for; an industrial enterprise  will be attracted to Nelson?  Cheap  power is what wilH make Nelson a  city.    Power  that costs eight dollars   i)or horse power per  month  cannot be reckoned as cheap.  The coast cities are making great  efforts to secure the location of the  proposed mint. The cities of the  interior need not bother themselves  regarding the struggle, but they  should make an effort to secure the  location of a government assay  otticeat some central point in the  interior. The United States has  assay offices at all points where gold  can be collected. There is one at  ^Seattle, to collect the gold from the  Thk Tiubune has placed a part of one column  at the disposal of the Independent Laborers,  whose views will be- expressed therein from  time to time during the campaign. A like privilege is accorded iho Conservatives and the  Liberals.- * f  It was most* remarkable to note  at the beginning of the present  campaign with what energy both  Liberals and Conservatives'tried'to  impress the workingman  with  the  idea that their party was  his  best  friend.    They have evidently since  come to the conclusion that their  efforts -have   proved to  be a Hat  failure, so they have come out in  their  true  colors;   Mr. Galliher, in  his address in the opera house last  Friday  night,  undertook  to show  just how partial he and   his party  are to the cause of labor and with  what  love and  appreciation  they  stand ready to receive any proposition or effort on thepart of labor  to better  existing  conditions.   To  make this plain, he painted a dismal  picture of Mr. Foley standing alone  in parliament,   unable   to   receive  either a hearing or a recognition  from either   party.    Of course he  could not speak for the Conservative  party, but he spoke for the Liberals  as   one   having    authority.   This  argument was practically endorsed  by Mr. MaeNeill  when he assured  those present that there is and can  only be two parties- in  the house.  This is emphasized by.the writer to  The Tribune in  the Conservative  column when lie states that Chris  Foley,  elected  with either a Conservative or Liberal government in  power at Ottawa,'may possess the  oratory, of a Henry"'George' or the  tenacity of a John.Houston, but he  would  be absolutely ignored   and  find   great   difficulty in obtaining  the most- pressing appropriations  for the district.  Fellow-workers, can you conceive  of a state of affairs such as this?  A member of our Canadian parliament, duly elected by a majority of  the voters in his constituency, utterly ignored and refused a hearing  because he did not get elected un-  VOTE   FOR . . .  A.  H  MacNEILL  of Rossland  321 to 3.11 Baker Street, Nelson.  American- ar*d European, Plans.  Specially recommonded  for dyspepsia, loss of  appetite, sleeplessness,-  iiidigestloii, weakness  from whatever cause,  nervousness, fevers,  consumption,    malaria      and general debility.  Women complain of a  tired feeling. Wilson's Invalid's Poi't is immediate  .and clllcncious, leaving no  Harmful effects.  "Men will And it particularly valuable us a restorative and a slrenKthener of  I he body and nui \'i system  We recommend this tonic  ^fe CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B,-C.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  MEALS  GENTS  ROOMS LIonTRD BY TffiLKCTRICIXY.  AND HKATK1) BY STKAM-  .    .      25 CBNTS'TO W  ���Sealed lenders will lie received by tho un-  derslxncd, unlil 12 o'clock noon, on Friday,  November 2nd, for the erection of a two-story  frame cottage for the Kool.enny Lake General  Hospital,  IjowchL or any tender not necessarily accept ni I.  KWAUT & (JAHniE,  Arch lectin.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  ,   Tho bosti valuofor the money lu the market  for all purposes.;,.,,   .v'-  ....'-..  XKRMs cash     W. P. TiKRNEv. General Agent  Telephone 147.    Onloawith O. D.J. ChHsUa.  "dissolution of copartnership.  QUEEN'S  BAKER STRKKT. NKLSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-olMa  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  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 principle be carried out so that all sections of  the country shairernia.lly share its benefits. i-  The' one industry on which the prosperity of this constituency is  almost wholly dependent is mining : and we believe that our mining industries are as'fairly entitled to protection as tlie manufacturing industries of Easterns Canada ; therefore, we advocate that the duties on lead  and -lead.product-.- be increased, so that they shall be as high as those now  _inrp"o.se"d"by"the"lIiuted-States-on-thesaine-article.-".  IVlrs. E. C. ClarKe, Prop.  I.ATE-01TTHK-MOV.AT, HOTKI.,' OALGAHY  EVERY   DAY  AT   THB  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half only  FRESH    rt If-1*? COOL  The only*1 good ^neer In NoIhoii  That the outptit of the precious metal mines is largely increasing,  therefore we'favor* the establishment of a mint, so that the specie .in circulation shallUie tliafc ofour own instead of that of a foreign country.  We advocate,tbte restriction of the immigration of Chinese and Japanese, and all'classes who cannot become, good citizens of the Dominion;  of Canada, and'suggest the adoption of the principles of,the Natal Act..  ' British Columbia.has not now the representation in the federal parliament tlmt 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 Held of provincial politics to take  part hi the larger ono that affects.the people of the whole of Canada..  WHOLESALE TRAPS  ���ffiRATED AND MINERAL. WATERS.  rpHORPK & CO., LIMITED.-Corncr Vornon  ���*��� and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo dealers In airatediwaters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Sprincra  mineral water.  Telephone 00.-  ASSAYERS*   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEKTZKL & CO.-Corner Bakor ana  ��� Josephine streets. Nelson, wholesale deal-  era In assayersi supplies. Agents ��� for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS &. CO.-Baker street, Nolson  ���*-*������   wholesale-   dealers   in   liquors,    cigars  cement, fire brick-and Are clay, water pipe.and  steel rails, and genoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES;  KOOTENAY ELECTRJQ. SUPPLY &��� CONSTRUCTION COMPANV-Wholesaledoal-  ers in telephones,.annunciators., bells; batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BttACKMAN - KEI". MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Groin, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton K. R. Hills at Victoria, Now Westminster, and Kdmonton; Alberta. .  TAYLOH FEED Sc PRODUCE CO.-Bakep  street. Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Grain;.Hay and,Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20.  FRESH AND SALT MEAT6.     .  BURNS &   OO.���Bakor  street),   Nelson,  wholesale dealers In fresh aud onred nieatai.  Cold storage.  P.  CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block, Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets.  P. Bi*fhs & Co.  E. J.,CURRANi Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  Ityadden Hocise  Baker and Ward  Streets,- Nelson -  The copartnership between the undersigned,  doing business under the firm luuuo of Cro.ssetC.  & Ferguson, at the Knst Kurt Grocery, iu th  West building, corner Baker and Hall-streets, i  dissolved by mutual consent. Tho business wil  be carried on l>y A. E. CrosseU, who will pay ul  debts contracted by tlio firm,  Dated  at,    Nolson,  H.  C,  this '"llh  day  of  October, 1900.  A. K. CROSSKTT,  1). FERGUSON.  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PARKER���Mining and milling engineer,  Turner-Roeckh lllook, Baker street,  Nelson.  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  under-one managementslnce-1890.  The bed-rooms are well' furnished andllghted  by electricity.  The bar Is always stocked by the best- doin -a-  bio and imported liquors and'olgars.   THOMAS'MADDEN; Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS; Manager  HbaoOppiok at  NELSON, ii. a  Wholesale and Retail  I ers in Meats  Markets at  Nelsoiir Roaslftnd,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver j Revelstoke,"JferguBon Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade-City, Mid  way, and; Vancouvtar;  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  Bar stocked with best brands of wlnos.liqnors,  aud Cigars. Beer on draught. Large conuorb-  able rooms.  Urst-class table board.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLKSALlil AND KKTA1L  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson ��.   C.   TRMES,   MlanageP  OKDBRfl JTY MAIL BKC>,'1HV11 OA&BVUL AMD HEtOUPT AXTBMTION  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  'obbers iu blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  niaokinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTKNAY SUPPLY  COMPANY, .L1MI-  TF,D���Vernou ��� street,  Nelson,   wholesale  grocers..  - .    ���-.'������- { * ;  JOHN CHOLDITCH& CO.-Front stroet), Nelson, wholesale grocers.  Y. GlilFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesale   dealors   In   provisions,   on red  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware - and mining supplies. Agents -for. Giant  Powder Co.   '  LAWBENCE   HARDWARK    COMPANY  Baker'St.,  Nelson, wholesale- dealers in  hardware and ininiug-Bupplies, and-watef'aud  plumbers'supplies. ���_ ���  LIQUORS AND DRY G00D&.. j  mUBNER,; BEKTON & .GO.-Coruer Vernon  ���*��� and Josephine streets,, Nelson; wholesale  dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods... Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDERi CAPS AND; FUSE.  HAMILTON   POWDER  COMPANY-Baker "  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stutopingandblack.blasting^powders,  wholesale dealors in caps and fuse, and eleotrio  blasting apparatus;  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW. AND PLACING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall street**,  Nelson, manufacturers of and-wholesale dealeru  in Bash aud doors; all kinds of factory.work made  to order.  '  WINES AND CIGARS.,      ,  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  TED���Corner Front) and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale .'dealers lit wines (oase auhbulk,  aud domeaUo txA Imported cigars. THE TEIBtJBB: NELSON B. G   WEDNESDAY; OCTOBER Si 1900  S  BANR OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST     7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strat.heona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George -A. Drummond Vice-President  K. M. Cloualou General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Pinches in London (England) New York,  CtiruAOO, and all the principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK ��I  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Buy and sell  Tr insfers.  Orant Commercial  Sterling Exchange and Cable  and  Travelers'  Credits,    y part .of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  COKRKNT RATE Of INTEREST-PAID.  THE HAT THAT KRUGER WORE  An Auction in London.  London, October 20.���Exactly  one year ago the Transvaal government rsent her. ultimatum to Eng-  Irtiul; by a-strange coincidence Mr.  Ki'iiger's hat was sold at Stevens'  miction rooms on King street, Co-  vent Garden, on the anniversary of  the historic event.  The room was crowded by enthusiastic relic  hunters, and the  passage leading thereto was filled with  breathless   people    who    had   left  their lunch half eaten  only to find  that.they  could   not  gain  admit-'  tan oo.   ,  ,,Ay''for  tho  hat, it did  duty for  -Mio ex-president's head on the end  of.a'long pole.    Its  intrinsic  value  Whs' nil, for it  would be hard  to  , "Aiil a more disreputable tile in all  London.  Everyone in the room wanted  to  talk at once when  they saw the  lint:  "Is it hall-marked?"  '���Was it ever cleaned?"  "Send  it to the next Karlscourt  exhibition."  "Pity we have not got the proper  head for it."  Finally, the auctioneer had to  call for silence while he talked.  ��� The hat was to be sold for a  charity, he said, and the owner had  refused ��100 for it in Pretoria on  purpose that it might be sold in  that room.  After one or two facetious remarks abont his owii halts as compared with Mr. Kruger's, Mr. Stevens; proceeded'to put the object of  interest up at auction.   '  The bidding started at ��5; a  clean-looking youth began it. Then  frofe-all parts of the room came of:  fers, made with feverish baste.  Six pounds! ��8!. ��10! ��20!  "Will no one bid more than ��20 for  this unique-article, the only-one of  its kind in London? Twenty-five  pounds! Thank you, Mr. Wobster,"  Mr. Webster -was really Peter  Keary, managing director of a  weekly paper, and he left tlie.rooms  with satisfaction expressed on every  feature of his face.  " I meant to have that hat," he  said, "and funnily enough I gave  exactly the sum I said I would  for it."     '  "What will 1 do with it ? Well,  f am going, to make a present of it.  1 dbri't'.'qVu('e know-.to whom* I shall.  give it, but possibly one:of< the subscribers of our paper will* have an  opportunity of wearing it on Christmas Day."  Mr. Keary omitted to say if he  intended to play Santa Claus and  r^^put-the^hatin-the^lucky-subscriber-s-  stocking.  Kruger's hat is thus not "a closed  incident."  A pipe, once the property of Mr.  Kruger, and bearing'.marks presumably made by the presidential  teeth, was sold at the same time  for ��8.     . -  .     fJOW   IT   WAS   TAKEN.  An English war. correspondent  writes the following graphic description of the siege of Pekin:  " On each side of the street, ,the  centre of which was a long streak  of green stagnant water, were the  .lap.soldiers, lying fully equipped  in marching order, with their rifles  lying beside them.  "We got along the line with  difficulty, and then, by stepping  over some that were asleep, got  into a-little mud-floored shop;where  we got two boards to lie on and  wait for the explosion which was to  announce the blowing up of the  wooden door of the gate, and which  would be thesignalfor the advance.  "We could hardly have been  .asleep a minute when a dull boom  roused us, followed by a heavy  rumble. This was followed by a  rattle of accoutrements as the men  rose to their feet; then a shrill order  was shouted, echoing down the  ranks. A pause, then another shrill  voice, and the little men were running past the door of the shop to  the accompaniment of the Japaueso  'One, two; one two,'  " The ��� One; two ' soon broke into  a cheer, and the pace grew quicker.  The huge imposing gate building  loomed up in front of us in the light  of a misty moon.   There was a ro! i-  Xs now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin,.B. 0., and Dawson City, N. W.T.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  tMai  Sell  Must toe  IJp-toi-Date  SUPERIOR   IN   QUALITY,   AND   REASONABLE   IN   PRICE.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,600,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilklo, Uonoral Manager.  K. Hay, Inspector.  NolHon Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY,-Manager.  HAVE  THE   GOODS AND   WILL  GUARANTEE THEM FOR  ITY, STYLE- AND PRICE.  STERLING   NOVELTIES,   Manicure  Sets, Bisque Toilet Sets.  LAMPS, Piano and  Enameled. '  Table, in Metal  tary   light burning in  one of its  forty-two windows.  "On. we   went, and not. a.shot  fired.   Then   swish, swish,  and   a  perfect hail of bullets hissed down  the street.   The Japs were  going,  up either, side clo.se to the houses  and most of them on the left hand  side,. which   offered   the   greatest,  amount of protection.    As the  fire  intensified they hugged the corners,  darting forward from one to the  other   in  single  file.     There Avas  never for a moment the least sign  of hesitation or funk, but merely an  avoidance of useless sacrifice of life.  "J paused in the last refuge corner, in the midst of an intensely interesting and  exciting scene.    On  came the stream  of men unfalteringly.    When a particularly severe  gust of bullets would sweep down  the street all would lie back against  the closed shop fronts, packed like  sardines, and a ringing cheer would  break   forth,, to   be  taken  up  by  those along the street behind.  "At such close quarters the rifles  spat metalically with venemous  bitterness, and bits of plaster or  chips of masonry came down the  walls.  "The first gate was low and deep  and at right angles to the wall. On  passing through this we came on  the high main gateway. Here the  terrific force of the explosion was  evident. The huge wooden doors,  clamped with iron bars and bossed,  with knobs, was lying inwards,  aslant the entrance, wrenched from  its* hinges.  "It was like drawing aside the  curtain of a darkened theater. The  city of Pekin lay stretching, away  in the monlight behind���silent,  mystic, wonderful. Jn we. tumbled,  over bricks, stones and ironwork,  on to the open space inside.  "The men were then drawn up in.  the form of a- square, and all as  sharply and quietly as if on parade.  There was no: cheering or exultation then, but just a quiet ripple  of satisfied laughter, and smiles  passed around as one talked to  them. They had cheered in .the attack aad took the fighting with the  frolic welcome of schoolboys; but  now thatit was" over and well done  they-seemed to take it in a matter-  of-fact way���as if that was what  they had come for and had been  drilled for.  "There.seemed to be no suspicion  of. doubt in their minds that the  final result might have been otherwise ;.and after jostling along with  these cheery little men I doubt if it  would have been, even had the  walls been defended by better  troops supplied by better weapons.  They had all the dash of our best  "1 r islrfegi mentFWinbii i��d~ wi tin-He"  scientific, accurate movements: and  carefulness of the- Germans, and a  light-hearted, confident joy in  fighting altogether their own.  "Comparing, them with other  troops under the same strain and  struggle' of battle, their feelings  find other'vent than in angry or  grumblous curses, and in every  little Jap's heart burns a vital  patriotism, and pride of his country.  'What have men got blood for but  to shed it?'are the words spelt by  their actions."  A letter from general Bennett,  under date of August .10th, from  Pekin, has just been received by  his brother, colonel O. W. Bennett  of Philadelphia, which briefly, yet  graphically, depicts the scenes just  prior to and directly after the' entrance to the most - sacred spot in  China.   It reade as follows:  "I came up through the Peiho  river last week. Hundreds of dead  bodies were floating down the  river. Cities were burning, joss  houses destroyed, as a result of this  most terrible war. The day before  yesterday I witnessed the great  parade of troops through the Forbidden City, never before trodden  by foreigners. The natives were  sullen andcowed, the attendants of  the palace never looking at the  troops, but with downcast eyes and  with right hand extended toward  the northern gate, were pointing  the way out. Their holy city destroyed, their women bayoneted by  Russian soldiers, they appeared to  have accepted their fate with stoicism and. to have lost faith in  everything.  " I have soon whole families who  VASES, Metal Hand-Painted, in Different Colors.  CANDELABKAS, in Silver, Brass and  Enameled.  FERN POTS and JARDINIERES, in''  Clay, Brass, Bisque, etc.  THE NOVELTIES YOU FIND AT MY  STORE CANNOT BE PROCURED  ELSEWHERE.  BE  I  iCALE  DOVER,  The  o.  ONYX   TABLES   and 'JARDINIERE  Stands.  CUT GLASS, in White and Colors.  TEA SETS, in Sterling and Plate.      ,  TOAST. RACKS, Water Pitchers, Carving Sets, etc.  CLOCKS,   a  Most   Complete  Assortment.  DIAMONDS,  Loose and Set,'25 percent Saved on their Cost.  Jeweler  >��>  had committed suicide stretched out  on the floor side by side, while dead  bodies of women, were" found who  had hanged themselves rather than  await the foreign, scourge. Many  of them had small; deformed feet;  they could not run; in fact, could  hardlywalk, and all transportation  was wanted for the flying dowager  empress and the Manchu dynasty,  which is now in the mountains or  near there. Not one of them is  suing for peace or mercy, and no  one is left who is authorized to do  so. Mr. Conger, our minister, told  me that he hoped somethiug.in that  direction would be done in a few.  days.  " The great pagoda on top of the  southern gate of- the imperial city,  20 feet high,-is burning and crumbling to the ground; the wall and  gateway here is 100 feet thick and  solid stone. The Fourteenth Infantry boys, without scaling ladders, scaled the" wall, which is 30  feet high,. planted the- flag,- and,  driving the Chinese from the front,  entered the city in that way."  Special Sale  For   balance of week.     Millinery and Millinery Novelties,  Corsets,  Gloves, Lace   Veiling  and Children's Headwear.  Trimmings free of charge.  MBS.  MCLAUGHLIN;  Josephine   St.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  . . . for line .,. .  Millinery  HALL   BLO.CK,   NELSON.  CORPORATiOn OF THE CITY Of KELSON  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that., under tho provisions or By-law No. SO, "Pound and Dog Tax Bylaw," it Is unlawful for any person to suffer any  horse, mule, bull ox, cow, sheep, goat, pig, or  other cattle or poultry to run at. large within the  limlta of the City of Nelson.  Every owner of 11 dog In the City; of Nelson in  required to pay annually n tax of two dollars for  each dog owned by. hihi.  No person shall suffer or permit his dog.to run  at large in the City of Nelson for which sneh  person has not paid the lax required of linn, and  unless such dog shall have nrouml his neck a  coIIiu or strap to which shall be a'tnehed a  metallic plate to ho supplied by thocily on payment of the said tax, tho said metallic plate having raised or stamped t hereon the letters C. T. P.  (cay'tax paid.)  Warning is hereby given thal.any person 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 it penalty,of One  Hundred Dollars and the costs of - prosecution,  and in default of payment to imprisonment for a  term not. exceeding two months.   Hy order,-  .). K. STRACHAN; City Clerk.'  Nelson, B.C.,. October 23rd, 1!XH).  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  MUNICIPAL VOTER'S LIST.  Notice is hereby given thai, Section fi of tlie  Mun'cipal Elections Act provide* that only the  names of thoscpersons 'who have paid on or before'the FIRST DAY OF NOVEMBER, ALL  MUNICIPAL RATES, TAXES, ASSESS-  MKNTS AND LICENSE FEES (if any) payable  by them, shall he entitled to have their names  placed on: ttio ��� voters' list of the Municipality.  And notice ia hereby also given that, the names  of all persons who have not paid by tlie lirst day  of November next; all rates, taxes, assessments  and license fees (if any) payable by them, will ho  omitted from said voters' lisr,.   By order,  J. K. STRACHAN. City Clerk.  Nelson, 13. C, October B3rrt, 1JI00.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business lots in the town of Phoonix,  50 feet Frontage. Original cost $1,000. Will sell  for the same figuro on the following terms: One-  third cash: balance in six and twelve months.  Addross, F. n. H���post office box 188, Nelson, D.C.  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  Roughfand  Dressed Lumber  of all kind?.   '  , IF WHAT YOU WANT IB .NOT I!f STOCK '  WE WILL MAKE IT FOR TOD  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENT3  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  HnLeading Scotch Whisky  J. A.  HALL AND LAKE .STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumb6r Co.  (LIMITED) ���. '  CORNER OF   '-'  HKNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  GAMBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  INSURANCE  REAL ESTATE AND  AGENTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stof#-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Mn-  ishTTafriTd"WoTkTSaiiraffd-"DoorsT  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.   :':  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  CO. Buchanan's  A largo stock of llrab-oIanH dry material on  baud, also a full Kno of ninth, doom, mouldings,  turned work, eto.  Factory Work a Specialty  fard i  Foot ot Hendryx street, Nelson  ivBphone.M Joljn Rae, Agent  NELSON LOTS FOR SALE.  flood building lots for wile. vCbrncr and one  adjoining, .Ot)xl."iO; S32;">. '1'yvo'inside loU .10x120,  $2tj0. All on Mill street. Title clear. Apply to  Slrachan Brothers, opposite the posy, ofllce.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and express moved to any part of tho  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  OrHce corner Victoria aud Ward streets. Telephone 192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  __ MUg,IC  Mrs. D. II. Murray, gradunto in vocal and Instrumental music, fa now propared to rcccivo  pupils for Instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, comer Jo.uiphiao und  Vernon street.  FOR  RENT  fl-roomed house and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold wator, Observatory street, magnificent view; rent, including water rate, 325,per month: ..  5-roomed; house", corner Cedar- and Carbonate  streets; $20permonth.,:.b'v v.��� .  5-roomert houso,:Hume Addition'; $15 por month.  ���(-roomed cottage',' Gore street $12.50 per month.-'-  9-roomed house, corner of: Mill and Hall streets;  S.'tO pcr.month, from 1st -Novemoor.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British;Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.       ;"  Di<I. Dewap, J.P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  \   FOR SALE  Cottage on Mires road: 7 roomv full plumbing,  beautiful location, $1(150, $500 cash.  7-room house-on Carbonate street, two stories,  double stairway, $2,000. essy terms.  2 nioe building lot?. Latimer street, 100x120, S000.  House in Humoaddition, $2,100: $200 cash, $25.00  _ permonth pays tho balance, interest, and principal. This.house has full plumbing, stone  foundation, and lot 45x130.  Nice houso and lot near Ward, street, on tho  south side of Silica, $2,250; rents for $30. and  only a block from the post ofllco.  TO REt'T.  ���1-room ��� cottage in rear of my houso on Victoria  street, $12." This cottage is comfortable and  most convenient to town.  7-room house on Mines road, $2?.  Office In  Madden Block  FOB   SALE  ON   EASY_J-ERMS^^.  R.P.RITHET&GO.,Ltd.  VICTORIA.  Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  Di. J. DEWAR  r  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load ot  Allen's Apple Cider.  rrm  THORPE & CO.  xin��.rimiii"rixriixxTitrrriir��xxririirriii��:  THE PROPERTY'-  KNOWN AS  The Florence Park Hotel  or Roberts- Ranch  113 acres more or less. A first-class going business, with 35 acres of first-dims land under cultivation, 5S0 fruit trees, a largo proportion bearing  fruit; 1000 small fruits���raspberries, blackberries  and cui'muts.  One mile ens! nf the leruiinoiiH of the electric  tramway.  For parl.inulnrH apply In  HUGH R. CAMERON  Insurance Agent  BAKER STREET NELSON  APING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Uiclioliou, 1000  FOR SALE.  Large hotel, furnished complete throughout,  in a good live town ; reasonable lenns.  A complete set of tinner's tool*.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER. WARD STREET  FOR SALE-OHEi\P~  Six lots cornor Observatory and   Hall streets,  drained and cleared for building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  moneytoH-oan  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply Q. Ii. LENNOX. Botioltor, Nelwn H, 0  R. REISTERER & GO.  . WlEWKItB AND BOTTI.KBS Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery taa the trade  Brewery at Helton  Contracting Painters, Decorators, I'apurhaiigors.  ImiII line of wall paper, mouldings, uto,   ICuIho-  mining and Tinting,   strictly Hi-st-clasH work.  Kstimates furnished.  Residence Mill Street,   "M*f"*T CfYM    R   P  OppoHttoSchool House   aWHaViOUW, Do t��.  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon.repairing promptly attended  ttrati-clHjfs wheelwright.  to by a  Special attention given to all kinds of repair-  * ousfcom work from outside potutw.  Hall 8ft.. hotiwaaen  Baker nnd Varnnn.  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  Jk NELSON laODGK, NO. 23, A. K. Sc A. M.  *VWr Meets second Wednesday In each month.  /V\ Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nolson ljodae. No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. F.  Hall, cornor Bakor aud Kootenay Btroets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting Knights  cordially Invited to attond. K. J. llradloy, 0.0.;  J. A. I'anueltc, K. of R. &.S.  NKLSON L. O. U. No. 1692, moots lu I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Raker and Kootonay tttreaU,  1st and 3rd Friday of oach month. Visiting  brethoru cordially invited. It Robinson, W. M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  NELSON JKRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  of Kagloa, meets every Boeond and fourth  Wednesday ineaoh month In Fraternity Hall,  Visiting brethren welcome. W. Qosnell, Preal  dent.  Charlofl IToMor, Secretary.  E. P. Whalley, J.Ps  NOTARY PUBLIC  - OffloeVlth C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A. M. I..C. E.  PROVINCIAL     '  . LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Viotorl* and Kootenay Streets.  --  P. O. Box 569. TELEPHONE NO. 9b  DR. ALEXANDER  FORIN-  "���'���Hi  <   '"L^~t  y -.,��,-r  -x/-'|  ���-'-ill  ���M  OFFICR AND  RESIDENCE  Silica'' street, between Ward and  Josephine streets. *  Telephone 120.  ARCHITECTS.  ���CTWART &  CARRIE���Architects.,  Rooms 7 '.  *->  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelaon.'*  ���r-JVI  -- ^-��***|  TRADES   UNIONS. T  .���MTKLSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. o   '      K^1  .i"1   M.���Meets In miners' union rooms, north- ^  east corner Victoria and Kootenay streets," eTery^"-  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem    '"  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt. President, Jame  Wilkes,   Secrotary.    Union- Scalk ok Waoka -  von Nkwon    District���Per  shift,   machine   -  men, ?3.50: hammorsmen miners, SJ3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovolers and other underground labaSr-  ers, $3.00.'  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regn-  ���*���   lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will beheld in the miners' union-hall.  cornor of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the       -h~4t  first and   third  Thursday  of each month.-al-.     '"'SI  7.30 p.m.   G. J. Thorpe. President,  J.H.Mathe-  son, Secretary.  - "Ml  rpHK rei  ignlar.meetings of the Carpenters* Union  held on  Wednesday, evening of  are new on   Wednesday, evening of each  week, at 7 o clock, in the MinersVUnion hall oor-^  nor Victoria and Kootonay streets.  R. Robinson,-President.  Jam es Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNIOaN.-Nelson Union, No. 190, of  the International Journeymen Barber's Union of America, meets every first and third Monday of each month in Miner's-Union-Hall, corner  of Victoria-and Kootenay streets; at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. J. H." Matheson,. President. ?W.S. Bel-  vllle, Secretary.  ���DRJCKLAYERS AND  MASONS' UNION.  x"'   Tho Bricklayers and Masons'. International  Union No. .1 of Nelson meets second and fourth  Tuesdays in each-month at Miners -Union hall,  J.^W.AtcherMpresIdeut^Joseph-GLarkrrocordinK-  and corresponding secretary.  LABORERSVUNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tectlvo Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L.. meets In  ....ternltvHall. Odi  "  ker  at7:30p.m. sharp'. Vlflitim  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba  and Kootenay streets, every Monday over  :30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of theAm  can Federation cordially invited to attend. A.W  members of the Amerf  w--T.- ���rir-r-. r���' -'Vited to attend. A.W.  McFee, President, Percy Shackelton, Secretary.  ���VTELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The  A"1   meeting of tho   Painters'  Union  regular        is held  tho (list and third Fridays In each month at Mln.  ers' Union ball at 7:30 sharp. J. H. Mdlwanl.  Prosident: Will J. Hatch. Secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  ..��� lrA njeetH every Monday evening In the  hlllot block, corner Iiaker and Stanley streets, at  8o'clock. J. D. Mover, president: Donald Mo  LaMn. sunrotArr'  SHERIFFS SALE.  Province of UriUsh Columbia, Nelson, in Wea  Kootenay, to wit:  Hy virtue of a wilt of tleri-fiiclas, Issued out ot  the Supreme Court of Hritith Columbia, at tho  suit, of the Bunk of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to  uio   directed,   against,   tho   goods   and   chut  telM   of   the   Two    Friends    Mine,    Limited.  Liability,   defendants,    I    have    seized    and  taken In execution all the right, titleund'Intcreiti  of tho said defendants, Two Friends-iMine. Limited Liability, in tho mineral claim known at  and called '-'Two Friends,"situated on the divide  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on tho euii  slope of Lemon creek, located on the :tlsr,daj of  July, A. I). 18!IS, and recorded in the otltce oMhe  mining recorder-for.the Sloenn Oily Mining Division of the West KooU'imy District, on the 10th  day of August, A. V. ISM; and also all tbp^rlghr.  title and interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mine. Limited Liability, in sixty (tiO'.tont  of ore, more or less, mined from the mineral  claim "Two Friends," and   now upon the property:   To recover tho sum of two thousand unil  eighty-nine dollars and eighty-five cents ($2,08!).  .HT)) together with interest on two thousand/ami  eighty-six dollars and thirty-live cents ($208)135>  ul six per centum per annum, from the 2tlrti day  of September. 1(100, until payment, besldessher-  itl"s poundage, olllcer's fees, and all other-legal  incidental expenses:   All of which I shall expose  for sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy salduudg-  ment, debt, and costs, at tho front of my.offlee  noxt to tho court house, in the city of Nelson, B.  C��� on Friday the 2��tth day of October, A. D., lilOOi  ul t he hour of eleven o'clock In the forenoon: '-  Notk.��� Intending purchasers will satlsfythem*  selves us t-o interest and title of the said defendants.  Dated at. Slocan City the 12tli,day of October.  1!)00. .  ��� .:��� '  S. P. T [JCK. Sheriff of South Kootenay  The above sale is postponed nntll Monday, the  20th day of November, 1900, at the same .place  ami hour. S. P. TUCK.  Sheriff of South Kooteuay,  .������'' -:- ������".-;-..^'--..v^:.^<-/''j-^'M^ <i& THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31 1900 :  Queen Victoria Chocolates  THE   BEST   OUST  THIS   MABKBT  SOLID oitl-st "B*y  W. F. Teetzel 8c Co.  ���j=*-crrr *cj*i=> insr 2-5 -A.3S"-:d  50   C"E5*N-T   BOXE-rf  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  EVERYTHING ipST CO  Tremendous Sacrifice Prices of i\\e FURNITURE and CARPETS purchased by  The OLD CURIOSITY SHOP  FROM THE NELSON FURNITURE COMPANY.  Five-foot Curtain Poles, complete....;     35c  Window Shades       25c  Lace Curtains, 3 1-2 yards long, per pair $1.00  Brussels Carpets, per yard     45c  Tapestry Carpets, per yard...     65c  Body Brussels, per yard....     .   ��� ���  $1.00  Velvet Carpet, per yard..!.,...  SI. 10  The above prices for Carpets 'include sewing, laying and papering.  Kitchen Chairs.....            50c  Dining-room Chairs   ..75c, $1.00, $1.25  Rocking Chairs       ................... $1.75 to $2.50  Besides the above the stock includes everything in the furniture  and carpet line.- Goods on display in the Applewlmite building, corner  Raker and Kootenay streets.  Special Sales Daily until Stock is Run Off  Ho!-for Fall Clothing - Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our mag-  nificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our  stock   is   complete   in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  217 AND 210 BAKRR STRKET. NELSON.  STOVES!       STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  in any |ine of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  m  ��i  i1^1  ?.(��=>���  TO  W  m  Contractors *��</        f  Builders |  Having disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we W*  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage <3}U  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can (fy  only say that those traits which have built up torus and maintained jm  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout ;&  by the new firm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommend- W>  ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who *W��  may honor him with their patronage. ($    Thanking you for past favors,       W  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.      ^  T.  G. PROCTER, $  Late Managing Director        (W\  N��lson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.   . (Kfo  To the Public...  m  m  m  m  m  m  Having taken over the business ot the West Kootenay Brick & ^  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I bog to ask for a continuance jm  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My zk  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 ^JU  quantities than before, wo shall bo able to supply the trade .at a 0$\  lower llgure. j^\  It Is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our ^  marble products, and next season we shall be In a position to supply /r^  ^?T these products at reasonable rates. jjk.  jm We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, ^  jr& Tiles and Cement. (ri  jm Our Bricks and Lime Rock have t��aken the First Prizes at the (jjfa  ;& Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year.    We also jWj  ^ secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building zL  ^ .We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and zb  /$ Builders. W  $1 :        ERNEST MANSFIELD, I��  M for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. ($$  0(h Successors to $$  fa The West Kootenay Brick d- Lime Co., Ltd. Jj^  Nelson, B. C.^ 5th October, 1900. M  mm^m&&.��-$   nm  '���&���,  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  Nelson, B. C  COUNKr'baKI^R 'AND JOSKPniNKSTREETS.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Candidate MaeNeill and mayor  Goodeve will address the electors of  Movie at I. O. O. F. hall on Friday  night.  F. W.- 'Petei-d, A. II. Buchanan  and a party of local sportsmen left  yesterday on the 0. P. It. houseboat  for, a few days shooting in the  neighborhood of Kootenay landing.  . The steamer Moyie will resume  her regular run to Kootenay landing today. Tlie Nelson will be  withdrawn from the passenger ser-  viee and placed in commission to  help out the towing ileet.  R J. Royal, a driver for the  Pacific Transfer company, slipped  while mounting to the sent of his  hack yesterday morning." lie fell  on the wheel, breaking two ribs.  Royal is being treated at the general hospital.  . H. B. Ayillianis, engineer at the  Highland mine, is in the eity today.  The construction of the tramway,  buildings and -wharf is well under  way toward completion and development work in the mine is progressing satisfactorily.  The Weekly edition of Tub  Tiuhunr is issued, on. Wednesdays  and-Saturdays. It contains more  local and mining news of Kootenay  than any other paper printed in  British Columbia. Mailed anywhere for 50 cents for three months,  $1 for six months, or $2 for one  year.  Almost a year ago the Royal  hotel was burglarized and a cigar  slot machine containing $S was  stolen. Nothing was heard of the  machine until yesterday when the  men engaged in taking up the street  car. track on Kootenay street dis:  covered it between two rails covered  with stones and sod.  Galliher <fc Wilson, acting for the  reorganized smelter band, secured  a writ of replevy yesterday to secure certain instruments alleged to  be wrongfully withheld. When  the writ was executed the drums,,  band caps and some music was  secured, but the majority of the instruments are still missing.  A. H. Buchanan, Frank Fletcher  and F. W. Petors of Nelson, accompanied by .'J. S. C. Fraser and W. R.  Hamilton of Rossland and Ed Slos-  soii of Spokane, left Nelson this  morning for'the head of Kootenay  lake on a duck shooting venture.  They took along the C. P. R. houseboat, in order to keep dry.  J. M. Williams, manager of the  Chapleau mines, leaves today for  England on business in connection  with the Chapleau. F. Mourgues of  Paris, France, who has been in the  city for a couple of days is a French  engineer deputed by the Paris  syndicate eotrolling the Chapleau  to report on it and other properties  in the vicinity.  PUBLIC WORKS-COMMITTEE  chamber; the others remained.  Aldermen Irvine (chairman), Hall  and Wilson ot the public works  committee decided to at once hold  a meeting, and they did hold one;  and they passed two resolutions,  with the approval of directors  Duncan and Peters of the tramway  company: The resolutions read as  follows: c  1. That it be recommended that  the council either enter into a contract with "the Nelson Tramway  Company, Limited, to furnish to  the city sufficient power to  operate fifty 2000 candle-power electric arc lights at the rate of .$00 per  light per annum for a term of two  years, the city to have the option  of continuing the contract for a  third year.  2. That it be recommended that  the council enter into a contract  with the Nelson Electric Tramway  Company, Limited, to supply and  install anlaalect.ric light system for  fifty 200|^candle-x)owei' are lights  for streetJjg)itiiig.,at a cost of not  exceeding $5000*'Hhe'')cost of supplying andin^taa^igrsueh electric light  system to ]Se':paid.^b'J the city at  the date of ythe^expiration of the  contract between"the eity and the  company.   -  This action of tho public works  committee would indicate that the  members of the committee were not  exactly fair when they asked, at  the regular session of the council,  for further time to consider the  street lighting question. If they  were not prepared to make a report  at 8:15 p.m., how could they be any  better prepared to make a recommendation at 8:15 p.m. ? There  were four proposals laid before the  committee, made by four different  companies, all of equal responsibility to carry; out their respective  proposals."'���"{' But, as it happened,  only, one of'.' the companies had  representatives present when the  committee rendered their decision.  The people will render their decision  on the matter in question on Thursday, .January 17th, 1001.  The Chinese exclusion act in  United States expires in 1002.  PERSONAL.  the  H. T. Twigg, provincial land surveyor, New Denver, is at. the Phair.  Ed Dcsbaulier of Moyie and W.  I'\ DuBois of Slocan City are in tlie city.  Herman Wolff, of Rossland aud  P. W. llarliour of Trail are at the Queen's Hotel.  John F. Holden, manager- of the  Tiuiianic mine on Springer creek, leaves this  morning for Slocan,City.  ���  N. E. Nifzum", barrister of Spokane', is registered,at the Phair, He is in the  city on legal business.'.  D. W. Henley of Spokane is at  the Hotel Hume. He is the plaintiff in the action  of Hcnleywvs. Han-is which is on at the assizes  today.  Thomas James, manager of the  Yellow Jacket? property on Champion creek, returned to the mine yesterday after .spending  several days in the city.  MINING   STOCK  QUOTATIONS.  The following were the quotations of British Columbia mining  stocks on the Toronto Stock Exchange yesterday:  i-  Favor Tramway Proposal.  When the city council adjourned  on Monday night at SittO o'clock the  following-named were present:  Mayor Houston, aldermen Arthur,  Hall, Irvine, Morrison and Wilson,  directors Duncan and Peters of the  Nelson Electric Tramway Company,  Limited, city clerk Strachan. city  engineer McCiilloeh, reporter Laird  of Tin-" TniHUNKand reporter Snider  of the Miner. The mayor and the  two   reporters    left    the    council  A iked.  . aj! 5 70  is  !1  .    '   '3-  8-  7fi  1 40 ���  1  STOCK.  AthabaBCa.". '. ������  B. C. Cold Fields..'..' -.   Black Tail :\:.-.:..: -.  Brandon & Oolden.Crowu :  Butte & Boston...; '.:.::::  Canadian Goldflolds Syndicate.  Cariboo (McKiiiney)   Cariboo Hydraulic,:.-..'.   Centre Star ....."..-   Crow's Nest Pass Coal     4S IK)  California '  ���'  Deer Trail Consolidated  :t  Evening SUr '���:    '      7  Golden Star '  US  Giant       .   ��J  -Hammond Reef....-  i'i-  --   - :ts .  !t  l.i  !l  8  :>  '.)  8  :<  15  Bid.  5 00  a  10  i;  9  -   71  65.  1 "15  1  III  flA-  2J  _2{-  28  5  :i  25  u  li  -P  5'  Iron Mask.  Jim Blaine   King .'   Knob Hill ;   Lone Pine.Surpriso.Conso'ldated..  Alonto Chrleto Consolidated   Montreal Gold Fields   Montreal & London:   Morning Glory. ..;..'   Morrison ;   Mountain Lion....,.'....   Noble Five :  '', 2'  North SUr ...;.....         MJ       W  Novelty. ....,;..  "J 1  Old Ironsides .....v  .....        '.-1        .lf��  Olive '         15 10  Payne. *. '..,.        '���*)        85  Princess Maud  '! 1"  Itamblpr-Cnrllioo Consolidated... 2(>        21  Kepubllo. I...         j:t        70  Slocan Sovereign....         '<{ *  Virtue.;.........?..'.:.'.'.".... ,'        *�����       ������'  War Jingle Coiwolldalcd ...'      1 01      1 02  Waterloo ���..; ���........; :'i J  White Bear   'I 23  Wionipeg  ���.....       ���'< ���      >i  SaleH.-Ktng, 500 at, 1: North Star, 500, 500 at S3;  While Hear, 500 at-21. 500, 500 al. 2"; 500, 500, 500,  500, 500, 500, 600 at 2": 500 at 23.  IT ISN'T  Necessary to send to Eastern Canada or the  United States to get something in a  SHOE  TO SUIT  AND SPECIALLY FIT YOU  We carry American and Canadian shoes of the  finest quality, also medium priced shoes  on widths from B to B.  Neeland's Shoe Co.  N. B��� Queen Quality Shoes Coming.  ���W  H-   -Ii3^5u  .HiJrCS   &o  -JSTElIjSOlSr  KASLO  s^-asraDoiNr  STOVES!   STOVES!    STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEURANGES    j  Sole Agents for % Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner Baker and Josephine St roe ,.  TRLRPHONR 27  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bunk of Halifax.  To Taot���Five  room house;   $10  nor month.   Apply third door in rear of lire hull.  Hack   calls left at- the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephono  call 35.  For Rent���Store in Tremont  Hotel block. Apply .to Malone vt TreKlllurt,  Tremont hotel.  Wanted���Two lots convenient to  C. P. It. dopol. Apply It. Armstrong, C. I'. H.  depot, Nelson.  Wanted���Girl for general housework. Apply Mrx. II. .1. Kvaiw, corner of (nar-  bonale and Hall streels.  To Let���Furnished front room at  reasonable llgure; private board nextdoor: fourth  house above city hall, Victoria street.  Found���A   sum   of    money    on  Saturday, October 27th. Owner can have same  by proving property and paying expenses.  Large well furnished rooms to  let. Apply rooms 1 und S MucdoiiaUl building,  corner Josephine and Vernon streets.  To Let���Furnished room at reas-  able figure; private board next. door. Kourth  house above eity hall, Victoria alreo*.  For   Sale���A > well    established  boarding house business. Apply after ,r>::i0 p. in.  Carbonat e st reel., I wo doors east of Josephine.  For Rent���Unfurnished six-room  cottage. Water, electric light and sewerage.  Apply lo "Mrs. Croasdaile, Observatory strech.  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north  side Carbonate street betweon Josephine nnd  Ward.    .  Wanted���Girl wants situation as  nurse or to do housework. Understands cooking. Address F. IT. Case, Sontinel ofllce,  Kamloops, II. C.  Position wanted ��� By a bookkeeper, double entry or single; 20 years' experience, single, aged .'ii Highest references. Address V. A. 1''.,Tribune.  To Let���From and after Nov. 1st,  cottage at the corner of I'alls and Hoover Sts.  four moms and lean-to. Apply E. P. Whalley,  box 548, Nelson, H. C.  WHAT WILL HAPPEN  If if  Galliher      MaeNeill  is elected    is elected  1 will continue to sell  tho best goods for the  least possib'e pr^o; will  maintain tlie very high  standard of my repairing; will give the public promrt and attentive service; will represent goods for just; what  they arc, and endeavor  to deserve u continuance of the generous  favor of the people of  this community.  I will coii'inue to sell  the best goods for the  least possible price; will  maintain the very high  standard of my, repairing; will give the public prompt and attentive service; will represent goeds for just what  they are, and endeavor  to deserve a co-itinu-  aneo of the generous  favor of tho people of  this community.  If Foley is eleole-1 T will do just the same thing.  If Brown said so. Its right.  T. H. BROWN  THE   JEWELER.  A Fastidious Dresser  is always happy when he notes the .beauty of  the exquisite laundry work that we have put  upon Ins shirts, collars ami cufl's for_e veil ing or  business wear. Our fine domestic finish, put  upon the immaculate and beautiful <:>]or that,  our perfect methods insure, cannot bo equalled  by any other laundry in Nelson.  The KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY  Telephone 128  NELSON TENT AND  AWNING FACTORY  The best equipped establishment in British Columbia for turning out  all kinds ofeanvas goods.  THEO I^ADS0|J, Proprietor.  Bakor Street, Nelson..  Vote for Niekerson  to repair your watch.   He was  born   in.the  watch   business.  His platform is first-class workmanship.   Baker Sjtreet, oppos- J  ite Queen's hotel. .. ���    ���'  to Something New  it/  it)  $   MORRELL'S  it/  it)  it/  it)  CELEBRATED  ^    HAMSandFj/yCON  it)  it)  iHi  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON  Direct Irom Iowa's world famed Corn Belt.  Iowa's Pride Ham, 22c Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c  JgJ   Telephone lO  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  185 Baker Street  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  it)  *  it)  \t)  it)  NUTS  The new crop has arrived in time for  Hallowe'en  ALMONDS, WALNUTS, HICKORY NUTS AND  FILBERTS  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  STORE FRONTS'  MGORS,JWINDOWS^and-GLASS.^-  Oet Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere.  &  OEFICE: CORNER  HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS; HALL STREET WHARF  _     "~~.  INVITATION  You are cordially invited to attend and become  a member of classes now being formed by  MRS. W.D. CRANSTON  Late graduate ofthe Ontario-School of Decorative Art  for the advancement ^of Fine Art  Needlework.  Free Classes will be formed  in Nelson on Monday, and following days.  All lovers of the art, and those  desirous of learning will be made most welcome.  The celebrated Brainerd-^' Armstrong's Asiatic Dyed Silks, best!  in tlie world,1 and Brainerd, �� Armstrong's Staviped Linens will be ,1  used exclusively in this series of lessons.  . '���  A. FERLAND & CO.  BAKER STREET;  and  Maple Syrup  Honey  We have just received a large consignment of Old-Settlers' Maple Syrup, the besti]  on tho market; also some pure Ontario White Clover Honey.   Try it.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVIM S GO.  w jgaMairr costs but one.centiga%3sm  To drop us a post card that we 'may call and  Never  have any plumblug done until yon  "fl    [ ARE NOXSELKSSt  (ire estimates.. It saves many dollars,  tiave seen our goods and our prioes.  0PPO8ITB  POOTOmPlQ.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers,


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