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 ���E-  WBBm  assss  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  t3��b DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSOTST:  FRIDAY MORKlN^ NOVEMBER 2  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  STANLEY FALLS TO KEBFER LAKE  'Adventures - of  a   Party   of   Prospectors  Through   a  Country   Rich   in   Mineral. ��  CAME  OF ALL  KINDS   ALSO   FOUND   IN  ABUNDANCE  George If. Keefer of Stanley  .���'ulla, Fire Valley, who hau come  into the city to spend the winter,  wns one of.a party whicli made a  most interesting trip last summer.  In company with W. Hiuehlifl'eand  John Laritss of Robson, W. K. Richmond of Sandon and A. L. Marsh,  an old Kettle river prospector, he  .-"pent July, August, September and  ()ctober in the Pinnacle and Cherry  creek headwaters districts, both  north of what is usually termed  the Kettle river country. The out-  lit was the first to prospect for  quartz showings iu both sections,  and their report is of more than  ordinary interest for this reason.  The general characteristics of the  whole country proved to be big  strong leads of quartz carrying low  grade ore.  The party left Stanley Falls on  June 24th, following tho Kettle  river north to Keefer lake, which",  by the way, is not named after G.  IE. Keefer, then on to Marsh lake.  The latter body of water is fed by  streams from the watershed, and  ultimately discharges into the  Columbia.  On the other side of the watershed the streams flow into Cherry  creek aud gnally reach the Fraser.  Keefer and Marsh lakes were  thoroughly prospected with no results. The lake section has big  timber and fine townsites but no  mineral. The upper affluent of  Marsh lake is Poola creek and at  the head of this stream the party  -?.tuTi*bd eight claims asl'the.Satellite  group. The claims have a strong  galena lead carrying low grade silver and copper. The formation  here is diorite and schist.  On crossing to the Fraser river  .side of the watershed it was found  the formation changed to slate.  Cherry creek has five main feeders-  from the divide and on the extreme  western fork the party located another group of claims. A 2C-fobt  lead of quartz was stripped for  ���some distance aud fifLy feet of  drifting done on the lead in ore assaying from a trace to $14. in  gold.  On Cherry creek placer mining is  carried on now, and the creeks have  been worked steadily for 30 years.  A number of Chinamen and a few  white men are working the creek  claims. The latter are old Cariboo  miners and lead an easy life. They  work a few days each week and  spend the balance with rod and  gun. All have comfortable cabins  and little gardens. Mr. Keefer  states that colors can be found in  all the streams, and that at many  places ruby sand, always esteemed  by placer miners, is to be found in  liberal quantities. In panning out  ruby sand the party secured a pint  of rubies and garnets. Few of the  jewrels have any commercial value  except to watchmakers who could  utilize them. He believes that  many places could be found where  the ruby sand would yield good results, but the profitable spots are  so scattered that the country is not  likely to attain any importance on  the strength of its  placer claims.  The country through which the  party traveled was magnificent.  The valleys were filled with splendid timber, while the upper levels  were park-like with jack pines and  bunch grass. Along the cieeks  trails had to be cut to get the  horses through, but on the hills  traveling was easy. The whole  section teemed with game. The  party saw deer, cariboo, bear, goats  and grouse galore. They shot for  the pot only, but managed to get  away with five deer and a couple  of goats, not to mention birds. The  lakes were'' full of rainbow and  Beardsley trout. The outfit never  had difficulty in, securing all -the  game it could use within a mile or  two of camp, and several fine heads  were taken, but could not be preserved. The summer was unusually  wet this being the only drawback  to the trip.  The party reached Vernon about  the end of October when the snow  became deep and disbanded for the  winter. Some of them will go iu  again in the spring to work the  claims located.- A. L. Marsh is now  at Stanley Falls, where he is mayor,  council and citizens combined,  being the sole resident of the town-  site.  four celestials were concealed in a  hay ear and were discovered when  they were knocking off a board in  order to get out of the car. They  were arraigned before United  States commissioner Cameron and  committed to -jail.  Entertained Canucks.  LiVRRPOor., November 2.���The  lord mayor of Liverpool entertained  yesterday at luncheon 24 invited  Canadians from South Africa, who  are to start home on the Carthage-  nian. He expressed his regret that  he had hot been earlier informed as  to the date of their departure, so  that he might have assembled the  principal people of the city to meet  them.         .___  No More Bodies Found.  Nrav York, November 1.���Work-  on the ruins of the Tarrant store  and the adjacent property was  pushed tonight to the full limit of  the contractors' power. No bodies  were' found up to midnight, nor  anything which would indicate the  near presence of bodies.  Bison City Blaze.  Bupkalo, New York, November  1.���Fire tonight did $55,000 damages  to a large brick building on Scott  street, belonging to the John T.  Nohes' estate, and its contents.  The heaviest, individual loss fell  upon the T. Larkin Soap .Company  and was $10,000.'  Plow Plant Destroyed.  Elmira, New York, November  1.���The plant of the Clipper Chilled  Plow Company was destroyed by  fire today. Loss $40,000, covered  by insurance.  REDUCING THE U. S. ARMY  WILL BE DBOPPED TO THE OLD  LIMIT BY JULY.  Five Powers Are Agreed.  Washington, November J.���The  .alignment of the powers on the  iQerman-British agreement is now  .complete. Aside from Italy and  Austria, whose adherence to the  =iigreetnent-was-expected=owing=to=  their political relations with Germany, Japan is the only one of the  powers which has given unconditionally assent to the agreement. As  the matter now stands, five of the  powers are united in all the terms  of the agreement, viz., Great  Britain, Germany, Italy, Austria  and Japan; three of the powers���  United States, France and Russia���  accept the clauses relating to the  open door and the territorial integrity of China, but withhold  action on the third clause as to  future procedure in case any power  siezes territory. Neither the state  department nor the Russian embassy has received information of  Russia's answer, though the Associated Press in its London dispatches announced that the reply  had been received at the British  foreign office on October 30th, and  unreservedly accepted the first two  .clauses. In regard to the third  .clause, Russia referred the two contracting parties to tho Russian  fireular of April 15th, saying that  she 'wouldymodify her attitude  according to circumstances.  Bow McKinley Will Get the News.  Canton, Ohio, November I.���  President McKinley has decided to  remain in Canton to receive the  news of the election next' Tuesday  night.' in previous .elections it has  been his plan to leave for Washington either immediately after voting  or else during the evening of the  election day. This year he will  remain iu Canton until Wednesday  noon. Arrangements are being  made to furnish the president and  his friends prompt and complete  reports. Beside telegraph and  jjress wires, a telephone service will  be provided, furnishing direct communication botAvcon the president's  home, the home of governor Roosevelt at Oyster Bay, the executive  mansion at Washington aud the  Republican headquarters at Chi-.  =eago=and=New=York. ��� ���  Four Lustful Brutes.  New York, November 1.���It is  said tonight in Paterson, New  Jersey, that the grand jury, acting  upon the line laid down yesterday  for their guidance by judge Dixon  this afternoon, found a true bill of  indictment for rape and homicide  against Walter Kerr, Alexander  Campbell, William Death and  George Kerr in connection with the  death of Jennie Bosschieter, Avhich  occurred two weeks ago tonight. It  is expected that the men will be  arraigned to plead and will of  course have to enter pleas of not  guilty as, even if a prisoner is willing to do so, he may not plead  guilty to the crime of murder under  the laws of New Jersey.  Kicked Into Insensibility.  Binghampton, New York, November 1.���Frank A. Reinbold,a wholesale liquor . dealer of this city, was  assaulted, kicked into insensibility  and robbed by two men who entered  his place of business about 7 o'clock  this morning. The strangers secured  a watch and several hundred dollars. They wero captured by the  police several hours later and gave  their names as Connolly and O'Brien.  Reinbold is in a critical  condition.  Soldiers for Manila.  Tien-Tsin,    November    1.���The  14th United States infantry; regiment has started for Manila.  Hobo Chinamen.  Albany, New York, November 1.  ���Four Chinamen, who were trying  to smuggle themselves to New  York, were captured in Rennselaer  today by railway detectives.   The  War Department at Washington Issues  a Statement as. to-the  .. . . .'  -..Decrease   New York, November 2.���The  Republican national committee  issued a statement concerning tho  United States army today which  says:  "Reports received from the war  department at Washington by the  Republican national committee  gives news of the gradual reduction  of the forces of occupation in the  army. General Davis, commanding  the army in Porto Rico, recommends that the troops on that  island be withdrawn almost entirely.  "Orders have been issued for the  reduction of the troops in China,  aiuLplans ju ade=foi*=thei r-fi naUwi th-=  drawal. It is hoped that when the  election is over the situation will  improve sufficiently in the Philippines to warrant a" materia] reduction of the force there.  "Secretary Root recently called  attention to the fact that iu the  fall of 1898,.when president McKinley recommended the retention of  100,000 men in the army, he was  arguing for a decrease and not an  increase, for then there were 272,000  men in service. The war with  Spain was not ended, for the peace  treaty had not been ratified. In  the meantime people should remember that unless there is further  legislation on the subject, the army  will drop back to its former limit  of 27,500 men next. July, which is  only one-third of what it was in  proportion to the size of the country, so great has been the growth  in population."   '':���'.%. ���  An order was issued today by  direction of the president discontinuing1 the division of Cuba aud  the eastern and western departments of that division and establishing the department of Cuba.  General Leonard Wood is placed  in command of the new department.  General Fitzhugh Lee is ordered  ti command the department of the  Missouri, with headquarters at  Omaha. <  General Elwell S. Otis has been  ordered to Chicago to command the  department of the Lakes.  The department of the Missouri  has been under the command of  general Merriam, and the department of the Lakes under command  of general Wade, both of whom  have had the command' temporarily.  POISON   EVIDENTLY   USED  ������'���'���  NEW YORK ATTORNEY SUSPECTED  OF ATROCIOUS CRIME. '.'  The Sudden Taking Off of Millionaire  Rice Is Being Investigated  In Gotham.  Nrw York, November 1.���The  death of the wealthy William  Marsh Rice at his MJi-.1:**on avenue  apartments on - September 23rd;  the attempt of his Ne\y York attorney, Albert T. Patrick, to cash  cheeks for large amounts which  purported to be signed by the millionaire ; the refusal of tho bank to  cash the checks drawn on it and the  discovery by the bank officials that  Rice was lying dead at" the time  the checks were presented; the  subsequent claim by' Patrick that  Mr. Rice had made him by (will the  trustee of his estate which amounts  to any where .-from $3,0.00,000 ' to  $8,000,000; the' charge of'forgery  both as regards the.checks and the  will placed against Patrick and Mr.  Rice's valet, Charles P. Jones ; the  arrest of Patrick and Jones and  their lodgment in jail by the developments of today promises'" to  become the most celebrated of the  many celebrated crimes which the  courts of this city have been called  on to investigate." The first incident which led up to today's climax was the fact. disclosed yesterday that. Jones had -been taken  to the district attorney's office  and the subsequent rumor that he  had made a.. confession .to. the  authorities. Before the. public had  time to learnof the report of a confession came., the' news that during the silent hours oi the night  Jones had in.his cell in the'-'Tombs  . attempted.' - suicide by.' cutting * his  throat witlva-'psnkiiifts;,.-given -Kim,  he says, by attorney - Patrick, also  confined in the Tombs.  That portion of the confession  which has to do with the last moments of Mr. Rice is. the following  given out by the authorities as coming from Jones: "Rice said, 'I am  very nervous, Mr. Patrick, I wish  you would not trouble me. Please  go away.',  "Patrick replied: 'I have some  salts here, Mr. Rice, that will cure  your nervousness.'  "He produced a bottle and uncorked it. The contents smelled to  me like some very strong liniment.  Then Patrick said to.me: 'Get me  a towel and a sponge.' . I got him  both. Then Patrick said : .'Jones,  you have to leave' I left. As 1  was leaving, Patrick said : 'I'll remain here until Mr.. Rice gets to  sleep.' He closed tlie door behind  imer-=Pstoodnn=th'e=ahall=for=a==few=  minutes and soon I heard Mr. Rice  laugh. I thought this was queer,  so I pushed open the door. I saw  Mr. Rice lying on his back in bed.  The towel I had given Patrick was  wrapped around the sponge in a  cone shape. This cone was lying  directly over Mr. Rice's eyes .and  nose. Patrick was pressing it  down with his right hand. Patrick  did not see me and of course Mr.  Rice could not. After seeing what  I had seen I went and lay on my  bed. Mr. Rice grew very sick.  Patrick said to me: 'Go get a  doctor;"''I went for one. He pronounced Mr. Rice dead."  Attorney Patrick denies having  furnished Jones the penknife, and  he also denies the statement in the  confession.  Jones, after his suicidal attempt,  was taken to Bellevue hospital, hastily summoned physicians having  just been in time to save him from  death through loss of blood. At 8  o'clock tonight the hospital surgeon  said he was slightly better, and the'  chances are that in a few days he  will again be placed in  the Tombs.  The coroner's investigation into  the death of millionaire Rice, which  was to have been held today, and  which had previously been adjourned to await the report of the  chemist who had examined portions  of the remains for traces of poison,  was again adjourned because of the  new developments iu the case.  Have Signed the Protest.  San Domingo, November 1���Via  Haytien cable.���The Belgian consul  here, Mr. Faybar, is in receipt of  another cable message from the  Belgian minister of foreign affairs,  M. P. Defavereau, to the effect that  holders of bonds of .Santo Domingo  to the amount of ��2,013,800 had  now signed the protest against the  contract whereby the San Domingo  Improvement Company of New  York undertakes the readjustment  and liquidation of the debt of the  republic and an improvement generally of the country's financial  affairs. Santo Domingo is at present in a quiet state. A number of  political prisoners are awaiting  trial. '-   V   ��� ��   The Best in the Country-  "Nelson is the best town in the  country," is the unanimous opinion  of everyone who travels through  the province. A resident of Victoria, who recently., made a trip  through the southern portion of the  province, says: "Nelson is the only  town I struck where everybody was  not making a poor mouth about  hard times."  THEY HAVE A FOBTHE IN SMI  Duhamel   and   Powers  Develop  an  Ore  Body of Remarkable   Richness.  NEAR FORTYNINE AND EAGLE CREEKS-OTHER MINING NEWS  A Long Run in Sight.  The Hall Mines smelter is running the big furnace on lead ores,  and has enough on hand and contracted for to make.* a long run.  The new mechanical roaster is well  under way,. although the bad  weather is retarding, progress on  the brick work.- The only ore coming down from the Silver King is  what is taken out in doing development.  Railway Promotions.  New York, November 1.���L. S.  Miller has been appointed assistant  to president E.��B. Thomas of the  Erie railway, to succeed. J. A. Mid-  dleton, recently " appointed third  vice-president.  NO PRISONERS ARE TAKEN  EMPEROR    WILLIAM'S    DRASTIC  POLICY IN CHINA.  Seventy^Four   Natives   Bayonted   Because  a German  Patrolman  ^ Had- Been Killed. ���  BfiRMN, November 1.���Considerable impatience at the meagreness  of the news from China is finding  expression here. Letters from privates iu China begin to find their  way into the social Democratic  papers showing that the German  troops give no quarter. The Bremen Buerger Zeitung publishes a  letter from a soldier in Pekin, who  said he witnessed the following  scene : "Sixty-eight captives, some  of them not yet adults, were tied  together by their pigtails, beaten  bloody by tlie Germans, compelled  to dig their own graves and then  shot en mass."  The Halberstader Volks Zeitung  prints a communication from Pekin,  in which the   writer says:     "No  prisoners are, takeiiT All are shot,  or preferably sabred to save ammunition. On Sunday afternoon  we had to bayonet 71 prisoners.  They had killed four of our patrolmen. An entire battalion pursued  them and captured 74 alive. It was  cruel.    It was indescribable."  Threw the Frenchmen Out.  Tien-Tsin, November 1.���Via  Shang-Hai.���Yesterday at Yeng-  Tsun a party of French officers occupied a coach of a special train assigned to carry the 14th United  States infantry to Tong-Ku and declined to leave when requested to  do so. Colonel Daggett of the 14th  called the American guard and  forcibly ejected the officers. The  French are greatly incensed over  the incident and demand an apology.  Wolseley's Declares Himself.  London, November 1���Lord Wolseley's outspoken declaration that  the shortcomings of the war office  have been due to parsimony excites  comment as not tending to decrease  the shower of reproaches falling  about the head of lord LansdowriqV  Buffalo's New Fireboat.  MoNTl'EAr,, November 1.���The  big fire boat AV. S. Grattau, built  for the city of Buffalo, passed  through Montreal today en route  from Elizabethport, New Jersey, to  that city.   Betting in Toronto.  Toronto, November 1.���The betting in this city on the Dominion  elections is 5 to 3 that the Laurier  administration will be sustained.  Money is being freely shaken in the  opposition faces, with heavy odds,  but no takers are to be found.  A strike of free milling ore the  equal   of   which has seldom been  heard of in this district is reported  from the "Republic, claim between  Forty-nine and Eagle creeks owned  by Joseph Duhamel   and Arthur  Powers.    Duhamel is in the city today and states that for the last  two months he has been working  on a free milling reef  thirty-five  feet wide carrying average values  of $27 clean across.    The figures  are almost staggering, for such a  property means a. fortune for the  fortunate   owners.     Joe   Duhamel  lias a first class reputation for veracity, how-ever, and furthermore he  invites any person   who cares to  verify   the   figures   to   visit   the  property and investigate the statement in person.   The  Republic is  seven miles out.on the government  trail, and its location is indicated  by a signboard so that the skeptical  may- convince themselves with comparatively little trouble and outlay  of   time.     The   only   remarkable  feature of the strike is the great  width    of   the   lead. .   Everyone  familiar with   the district knows  that   the   richest"   float   in    the  country   comes from this, vicinity  prospectors and companies having  spent much time and   many   dollars in endeavoring to locate the  mother lode.   The Duncan Mines,!  Limited, is said, to .have expended  $50,000 on its Nevada group, and  on  the principal claim owned by!  this corporation wgreat   masses, of  float'hav;e'beon'*-found,from'' which'  the original owners used to pan $.">  to $7 a day when water was available.   Paddy Miles has found float  weighing   hundreds of pounds  on  the Paradise, which assayed away  up in the hundreds of dollars and  Joe Duhamel contributed a 20-pound  chunk of float to the mineral  exhibit at Spokane,  specimens  from  which assayed $2000.    In view of  this it was only natural  that the  lead should be discovered eventually.    What baffled the prospectors  was the twenty feet of wash which  covered   the   entire   section,   and  made investigation purely a matter  of chance.  Joe Duhamel staked the Republic  five years ago and has worked on it  every season since." Two months  ago he crosscut what is claimed to  be the long looked for lead, finding  it   to   be   porphyry, decomposecL  quartz alternating with hard  and gradually consolidating into  hard quarts' with depth. The  walls are well defined and an  average assay across the lead gives  returns of $27. Under the wash  the vein matter was badly decomposed, one shot taking out no less  than sixteen barrowsful. The work  on the claim consists of one open  cut 300 feet long, 200 feet of crosscuts at other points and two tunnels, one 20 feet and the other 55  feet. There is a comfortable cabin,  and four men will work on the  claim all winter. The owners intend at the present time to put in a  small stamp mill next spring if  water can be obtained to operate  the battory. The latter is doubtful, as the Duncan Mines have corralled about all the water in the  vicinity.  The Republic lead quarters, up  hill in a westerly direction. If it  continues in place, as seems probable in view of the well-defined  contact, this would take the lead  across the Majestic, owned by John  Miles, the Free Gold, owned by  Miles and Mickey Monahan, the  corner of the.Royal Canadian and  through the Nevada, the latter belonging to the Duncan Mines.  Below the Republic are the Coon,  Redlaudsanda couple of otherelaims  owned by Henry Sinkan. About  $2000 has been spent on the group  and a 12-foot lead, said to average  over $10, has been uncovered. It  is understood that the owners of  this and adjoining claims "will  ground-sluice the whole hillside iu  the spring with a view to carrying  away the heavy wash which has  impeded prospecting up to the  present time.  Below  the  Nevada property is  the St. Mary's group, while adjoining the Duncan Mines ground is the  Maple Leaf, a crown granted claim-  owned by the Maple Leaf Gold Mining Company,   of    whice   senator  Byrnes of San Francisco is president.   This company has been resting quietly on its oars awaiting the,  result of "work on adjoining properties, but it is  reported now that  they will start work at an early,  date.  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were"  Transfers���the Denmark claim"  eleven miles east of Nelson adjoining the Viana- claim by John Mc-  Latchie to D. T. Mowat. t  * Locations���the Darien on Bird  creek three-quarters ot a mile above  the government trail, formerly the  Golden Crown.  Certificates of work���to James  McL. Campbell on the Compsy-Glen;  to A. McDougall on the Silver Bluff,"  Golden Reef and Copper Crown ��� to  the-Ladysmith Gold & Copper Mining Company, Limited, on the  Grand "Junction, Red Starr St.  Phillipeand Victoria. ***  MINING   STOCK QUOTATIONS.  The following were   the quota-v  tiohs of British  Columbia minings  stocks on the Toronto Stock'"Exchange yesterday:  .   -tSE.^.1  v".��|  t&|  ���d*J  ��       y|  - ��� stock. Asked.  Athabasca...' $ fl 75  B. C. Gold Fields >.. '..  .     ' 3  Big Three....:.    V** -  BlacU Tail'..."   '  Brandon & Golden Crownl... .  Butte & Boston .   .  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate  Cariboo (HeKlimej).,     .   ..  Cariboo Hydraulic   ."  > '  Centre Slur .  Crow's Nest Pass f'oftl  California...':.  , Doer Trail Consolidated  Kvening Star.  Giant   Hammond Keif  Iron Music   Jim Maine.... . .  King   Knob Hill   Lone Pino-9ur|)i mo Consolidated  Monte Christo Consolidated  Montreal Gold fields  Montreal & London  Morning Glory  Morrison   Mountain Jalon  Noble Five   North Star....  Novelty.......  Old Ironsides.  Olive   Payne   Princess Maud  Rambler-Curiboo Coniolidated  Hepublic   Slocan Soverei��n  Virtue   War Eagle Consolidated    . I  Waterloo......  Whlto Bear...       "  W'lnnliiug.*.... v  Sales���Slocan SUr, '"00 at S.  White Bear, l'OO  at 2'; Minnehaha. 7WJ at lj ��ef>rTrail, 1000.101)0.  -1?  'I  31-  Hr  _i~ 7.V.  i as.  1 \o  50 00  <i  :��  q  la  ' i"��  !)  3  a  8  Si  r,  (Hi  70  15  83  3  273  09  8  40  l'OJ  Mi  3  1  Bid.  I 5 00  1(1  '5  2  7 "  "63  1-10  1 30  Hi (Jo  a  r2i  3f��  .3  I  31)  7 '  1  I  i*  30  i  35  10   '  83  1  27  W  7i  :v,  1 oi  3  2J-  lOOOat 2";  rxwo-rer:c  IXI., UfiO at 20', Waterloo  oOO. 500,_  Big Odds on Mac.  Dknvkk, Colorado, November 1.���  Firm in the belief that money*  talks, the Times of this city heads  the first-page of yestei day's edition  with a $54,000 proposition in three  parts, as follows:  No. 1. Special bargain���long shot  ��� $3500 against$1000that McKinley  will be elected president. Will some  fusionist kindly remove the burden.  No.2. A good thing for any member of the family���$50,000 against  $2i5,000 that McKinley will be the  next president. Take it in doses to  suit. Must go. The Times is  authorized to announce this as well  as the others.to the right and left.  No 3. Easy to take���$500 to $150  that McKinley will succeed himself  as president of the United States���  Times arc good���take it away.  A    Denver    Republican   special  from New York says:    Betting on  the election was very dull in-Wall  street yesterday.    Only one wager  of  importance was  placed.     J. L.  Judge,    an    outside     broker,, bet  $12,500 against $2500  that McKinley will be  re-elected.     Mr.  Judge  said lie had plenty of money to bet  on the Kepublican  standard-bearer  at odds of 5 to 1.  Cashed in His Chips.  HE'-Bis'-A, Montana, November I.������  Louis Fischer, a well-known, gambler and partner in the Helena Cab  Company, committed ^suicide today  by shooting himself through the  head.     " . '  At the loot of Pekin and Tien-  Tsin, Japan fared very well. If she  gets nothing more in the way of  spoils her treasury will be the  better off by $13,000,000 of Chinese  silver,  "sKH^";-? THE TEIBUNE:  NELSON  B. C FRIDAY NOV.E��BEH 2 1900  !'S BAY  COMPANY. "  I rtCO R PO RATE D1670*  The Newest Thing for  Bedroom FlGOrs 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, Wilton, Velvet, Brussels, Wool a-nd  Union.  Special for this week only:  We wilt sell best quality5  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.  This is not at all to the liking of  some people. They would like Tiir  Tribune to abuse candidate Galliher  and candidate Foley because its  editor is supporting and intends" to  vote for candidate MaeNeill: There  is a newspaper not many miles from  Nolson that is' loudly supporting  candidate MaeNeill and abusing the  other candidates, yet the men who  edit that newspaper are Liberals  from away back, and who, no  doubt, if tliey have a right to vote,  will be found marking their ballots  on election day just as their forebears would were they alive and  able to vote.  We carry the largest and*  best stock of Housefurnish-  ings in Nelson.  M  ��Jte ��tftame*  mrmnmnnmnimanniuummmiiinn  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 oarrler .      .      . ���  Monthly, by carrier    .      .      .  Three Months, by carrier        .  Six Months, by carn'er  .  One Year, by carrier  xzxxxixxzzrzzixiiuiiTxzzrnxzzizzxxxiTTXz:  A Question of Patron a ge.-  Toroulo News.  The eagerness with which men,  who are wanting in qualification,  try  to   grasp  the  nomination   for  parliament, is frequently due,to the  fact that, whether theyare elected  or not, the ramlidatn ofthe winning  party controls the patronage of the  constituency.    In ridings where the  odds are  so  great as  to  frighten  away those who are   tempted  into  public life'by an honorable ambition  or.a desire to serve  the country,  there   is   no   difficulty  in  finding  party standard bearers among  the  class who are in  politics  for  what  there is in it for them.     AVe  need  not dwell on  the viciousness  of a  system which gives men  who have  been   rejected   by  the   electors  a  power and-influence in  their constituencies greater than is possessed  by those who have been chosen by  the    people    to    represent   then,.  Candidates of.the type we speak of  consider it their lirst duty to provide  for themselves,' and  their next to  provide for their friends aud followers, who in most cases are the  riff-raffof the party machine.    The  result is that many persons who  are neither' fitted by character nor'  ability to fill' responsible positions  creep into and disarrange the public service.. It is a matter for profound gratification to' the electors  of Toronto- that' the" candidates of  both parties in the city constituencies are men of .high character,  none of whom is likely to misuse  such   an] influence   should    it   be'  thrown into" his'hands. Tne chances  of the Liberal-candidates are' very  slight, but their standing in the  community and'the reputation they  bear   give   us the assurance that'  they are not in the field in order'  that they may secure fat offices in  case of.the return��� of, the Laurier  government.   Moreover, we believe  that in such a contingency they  could be' relied on to take fitness  into account in recommending appointments.  WRITTEN   BY    CONSERVATIVES.  mittee, and certainly the $!>000,  which is annually dumped into the  Duncan river, ostensibly to clear it  of snags, might be laid out to better  advantage elsewhere. The Liberal  'government' does not know the  Heeds of the far west and has not  considered it worth Avhile to Jind  out -what thoy really are.  Tlie fact thnt the labor organization, in' Rossland is running a cooperative store, .and that successfully, is in itself good evidence that  the Laboring clement will extend  its operations to other towns; as  stated in this column on Tuesday.  Nobody blames them for this, but  the laborer who wrote the special  appeal Lo tlie merchants of Nelson  made a bad break, for it may be  stated beyond contradiction that,  given a co-operative store in this  city, precious little labor money  wiil find its way into the Baker  street tills; and right' here we have  a goodly illustration of how Labor  knows how to take care of itself as  well as Capital.'  ELECTION BETIMS  Full Returns of the Dominion  "Elections, received direct by wire'  at the  ATHABASCA SALOON'  Operators will continue to receive returns until the last constituency is heard from.  Surpassing  Display in  Fall Suiting's  to  m  to  to  to  to  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���Uadies*   Department.  to  to  to  to  to  to  Special sale of ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  and combination suits, flannelette night dresses,  dcaw^rs and skirts.  Ladies'; flannelette, cashmere, alpacia, silk, satin, and  French flannel blouse waists.  Ladies' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from best  makers at exceedingly low prices.  Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  Ladies' "R & G," "P D,"and"D A" corsets from 75  cents up.  Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from 1 to 10 years  of age.  Ladies' golf capes, at all prices.  Men's   Department.  We are offering- men's fleece-lined underwear, in sizes 34  to -44,. from 65 cents each up.  Men's Gartright & Warner's national wool and cashmere  shirts and drawers, from $1.50 each up.  Men's flannel, cotton flannelette, cashmere and silk night f��\  shirts.    Men's pajamas in all wights.    'Black cash-   ^  mere sox 25 cents per pair.  Latest novelties in neckwear, collars, cuffs, regatta negligee and.fllannel shirts.  House   Pumishinjf  Department.  All the fashionable creations  in Fall .and Winter wear are  included irrmy last consignment of Scotch and Irish'  Serges, Tweeds and Worst-'  eds, and Fancy Trouserings'  IThk TitntUNH has placed a part of one column  al. the disposal of Lhe Conservatives whose views  will be expressed (heroin froui time (.0 time during the campaign. A like- privilege- is accorded*  the Labor party and the laiberaK]  Joseph Maktin nnd Smith Curtis" are not doing much in the way  of spellbinding in this campaign.  Till"! organ of the Bonnington  . Falls Power Company is authority  for the statement that a by-law  will be submitted to the people of  Nelson at the next eity election  providing for the installation- of a  street lighting system. It is a  pretty come to pass when a city  like Nelson cannot devise ways and  means to light the streets without  lirst seeming the consent of the  Bonnington Falls Power Company.  One   hl'.ndkkd   thousand   dollars or more will be spent  in carrying Brandon.    Sifton has money  to spend  that came easy, and the  \inen  who made  it are all on the  ground spending  it.     Hugh John  . will have all the money  that  the  ��� Conservatives can make and scrape  that can be spared from the east,  and he also has men on the ground  willing to spend it.   That is how  elections  are   conducted   in    this  ' Canfida of ours ; a country in whicli  bribery and corruption is said to be  ��� an unknown quantity in  conducting elections.  The Liberals are now adopting,  the   idol plan of* campaign���they  are abandoning public display of  their feeble principles in favor of  hero worship in the' person of sir  Wilfrid Laurier.   A Baptist minister in Toronto went recently so  far as to say that the only thing he  had really to be thankful for on  Thanksgiving-dayrAvasthat we had-  sir Wilfrid with us in the flesh.  The majority of the people of Canada do not share with the Liberal  party that eagerness to sit at the  feet of the present premier.   What  they want is to know what that  party has.to say about unredeemed  pledges and to listen to the Conservative side of   the   question   and  judge accordingly.    Of course  few  doubt tho issue of November 7th.  However lofty sir Wilfrid may appear to his friends  he will  nevertheless be dethroned and  relegated  to the cold shades of opposition for  which many think he is  eminently  fitted.    Chris Foley apologizes  for  being  an uneducated  man, but no  doubt  entertain."*   the   idea   that   mental  accomplishments cut no figure in  politics.   Surely in the light of experience   it   is   wiser  to   send   to  Ottawa a man who can not only express his views in   an  intelligent  manner, but has also the advantage  of a liberal education, followed by  a study of the' effects of political-  issues in wider circles than Canada  affords.    "Whether or no the electors vote for ��� Conservative or  Liberal, all thinking-persons will agree  that education in a candidate is a  factor to be "seriously' considered  and intelligently acted upon.  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  .    MERCHANT  TAILOR.  OPPOSITE  THE  QUEEN'S  HOTEL'.  m  to  to  to  to  Millinery   Department.  We are now-showing the balance of onr imported pattern  hats at cost prices ; also a large stock of ladies'  ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  White lace curlains, 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 ; TCrussel carpels,  from $1.00 per yard up; Wiltons from $1.25 per  yard up ; Axminsters, from $.".25 per yard up.  Floor oilcloth, from 35 cents per yard up.  White bed spreads in all qualities-���; Wool comfortables  from $.-.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from $2.50 up;  wool blanket (white) from. $3.50 up.  All   Carpets   Sewn   and   L<a.cl   Free   of   Cl-iai-fte.  t!L        ������     ' -     /<  ^^^%W% "00 ��� 00 ��00^ 00'% 00"* 00 %00 ��� '^0 *j00 ��� 00*<*j00 ��� ^0 *00 ��� 00~m0/0 ��� j00 ��� ��� ^^���V'* ^^a.*.?''^^'-* ^B^**'^^^ * ^S-aV*-^^ * ^Bk> ^������^ * ^B-k�� ^l-^'* ^^^����� ^^ * "^^��� -^^. ** ^^fc ^*0��.Jm  ^^ak*   ^���**k*f<- ^aaaj^    * ^aMtk.    *   ^������aaaaaV    * ^MaW    "   ^^    " ^aaaaaaaV    '   ^^"-V    * ^B*W    *   ^a^    * ^~***~*^.    *   '^^    " ^BaaV    *   ^^^   * ^aaaaaaaV    *   ^"^^    # '    faaaaaaaaa^    #   0^0%    ^aaaaa^   "    00 ^ 00 * ~^^0^ * "^^*^    ^0^ *    00. *    a^aaaa^'"    at^B^   #   aatfa^ "    atfP^**   adaaBa^ * *^aataaa^   *    ^tf ��� ^T  in  /n  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  specialty  of  the  square  fashion in coats.  shoulder���the  latest  go  Tie  Kootenay   Coffee  NELSON, B. O..  Co:  Coffee roasters and dealers In Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted ooffea of -beat quality' as  follows x  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound'...... 9  40  Java and Mocha- J!lend','S pounds -.  1 00  Flue Santos, 4 pounds  . 1 00  Santos Blend, 6 pounds _��� 1 00  Our Special Blend. 6 pounds  1.00  Our Rio Roast; 8 pounds     100  A tual order sollolted.   Salesroom 2 doors east  of Oddfellow* hlnok: Went Baker Hfcreeti,  VOTE  FOR . . . .  A.  H.  of Rossland  321 to 331 Baker Street,- Nelson;  C.W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD I  $6.15  Hani Coal  AiiMii'ucRe  Crow's Nest  IDESXal V-EJ-REIX)  ).65  AUKNTS  IMPEKIAIj Olla COMPANY, I/rn.  No order can be accepted uiiIchh accoinpanlod  by casli.    Ofllce:   Cornor of Hall  and linker Streots.  American arid. European Plans;  MEALS   25    CENTS  ROOMSIalGHTEDBYElaKCTRICITY-  AND HEATED BY STEAM"  25 CENTS TO 91 >     .  TELEPHONE 33.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The bott value for the money In the market  for all puriio.ioa.  tjmimh cash     W. P. Tikrnkv, General Agent  Tolonhone 147.    OfHno wilih n. I). J. ChrlsMe.  The Tiuiujnk* has supported the  winning candidate in every election  tli at has been hold in Nelson since  1892, with only one exception.. But  in doing so it has been so fair that  the candidates who were defeated  j-eiuaiued on. good  terms with ifc.  No one denies that the Liberal  party has done good things, but  they are totally eclipsed by the outrageous management of affairs in  the Yukon and gigantic jobbery  and rascality in the east. Even in  Yale-Cariboo the * Boundary- people  are suffering; largely from want of  railroad competition, due to the  throwing out of the Kettle River  Railway Bill by the railway com-  Wil  sons  ���PoilT  Specially recommended  for dyspepsia,   loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  from  what ever  cause,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    malaria  and general debility.  Women  complain   of   a  tired feeling.   Wilson's Invalid's Port is immediate  and*"en1caclou8, ���leaving no;  Harmful effects.  Men will llnd it particularly valuable as. a restorative, and a strenRthener of  the body and nerve system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  BAKER 8TRHBT. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large -comfortable bedrooms and  flrsfe-elasfl  dtulnff-rooni. Sample rooms for commercial men.'  RATES $2 PERDAY  IVJrs. E. C. CiarKe, Prop.  I.ATE OK Tint ROY Al. HOTEL, OAT.OARV  ELECTORS  IturiiiK Hie beat of tlie electioim  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,-protectiou to home  industries, and that that principle be- carried= out so-that all-sections of  the country shall equally share its benefits.  The one industry on which the prosperity of this constituency is  almost -wholly dependent is mining; and we believe that, our mining industries are as fairly entitled to protection aS"'the''=miahufactiiring4ndus-:.  tries"of^]<]asterri-G'anada^:^therefore.-we=advocate^thati,thealnties onJeadA  10c  VOTE  for lhe  BIG   SCHOONER  Uoor or Half-and-half tit the  10c  and le��.d prnducts be increased, so that they shall*be as high as. those now  imposed by the United States on the same articles.'  That.tho output of the precious metal mines is largely increasing,  therefore WHifavor the establishment of rt mint, so that tliespeciein circulation shall be that of our own instead of that of a foreign country;  We advocate the restriction of the immigration of Chinese and .Japanese, and all-classes Avho cannot become good citizens of the Dominion  of Canada, and suggest the adoption of the .principles of-the Natal Act.  British Columbia hasnot now the: representation.:!!! the fetleral parliament that she is entitled to: therefore wo advocate that when the  redistribntionof seats is inade that this constituency.shall bo given representation'according to its population.  That ifc augurs well for the success of the party that Hugli.Tohn  Macdonald has decided to leave the field of provincial-politics to take  part in thei larger one that nffects the people of the whole'.of Canada.  =S3tti_l=j  WHOLESALE TRADE  SEATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  ���TIHORPK & CO., LIMlTKD.-Corner Ve'rhon  ���*��� and- Cedar streets,'-Nelson, manufacturers  of and-wholesale dealers iu semted waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral-water;  Telephone GO.  w.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  F. TKKTZEL &. CO.-Corner Baker and  Josephine streets,*Nelson, wholesale dealers In   assayers supplies. ' Agents for Uonver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H" J. KVANSr &'CO.-Baker' street, Nelson  ��� -wholesale doalers in liquors,- cigars  cement, Are brick and fire' clay, water pipe .and  steel rails, and'general"-commission merchants.  ELECTEICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-WholcRaledeal-  ors in telephones, annunciators. bellB,-batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING' COMPANY  ���Cereals; Flour, Grain," Hay.' ' Straight or  mixed-, cars ^ shippedAto-' all Kootenay, Points.  Grain elevatorsat all principal points onCalgary-^i  Mmonton R.-R. Mills-at-Victoria,:NewfWest-  nilnster, and Edmonton, Alberta. -  rpAYLOR  -*���   Btreet,  FEED & PRODUCE CO;���Bakor  DU, -��� Nelson .- (George - F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lota a HpeciaUy. Correspondence- solicited.  Phono 2G.  FRESH; AND SALT.MEATS.:  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street, "Nolson,  wholesale dealers In fresh and cured, nieatt).  Cold storage.  P.  CAMPAIGN,COMMITTEE ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block,' Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets.  Always fresh.  The only good. Beer in Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  Madden House  Baker and Wara  Streets, Neteea  The only hotel in Nelson that has-reaataea  under one management since 1890.'  The-bed-rooms,' ar�� well ftirnished tuit) Hahted  by eleetrlolty.   ,.  The bar is always etooked-by the beat aom s-  tlo and Imported liquors and olgars.   THOMAS MADDEN. Pro��rietior.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Head Office at  NEtSON, B. C.  Wholesale and RetaiI  Dealers in M^eats  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Conier Front and  ��� Hall streets, wholesale grocers and  <obbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, bootH, rubbers,  mackinawa and minora' sundrios.   KOOTENAY  SUl'PLY   COMPANY,   LUV1I- 1  TED���Vernou   Btreet, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.  1. ��� ��� ' ���       - -    ��� ���  .  Front street;>Nel- \!J  TOHN OHOLD1TCH & CO.-  "   boh, wholesale grocera.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesalo   dealers   lu   provisions,   cured  meats; butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H. BYERS He CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  ���   streets, Nolson, wholesale dealers in hard-'  ware and mining supplies;  Powder Co.  Agents for Giant  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, llfjaors,  and ClgHre. Hobr'on draught. Large otmJwIr  able roonui.   Hrat-cl*fc�� Uble bs&rd.  Markets at- Nelson,   Rossland,  Trail, Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, ITerguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade-'City,; Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  AlaL KINDS Off  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALB AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Balcel* Street, Nelson E,  C.  TRAVES  PRDfi-RS JpY MXili RBOSiyil OARSTUIi AMD PROMPT AITHWHOW"  LAWRKNOE   HARDWARE-   COMPANY  Bakor St., Nelson, wholesale, r dealers in-  hardware and-mining: supplies, and water and,!  plumbers'supplies... ������  LIQUORS AND **DRY. GOODS.  r.1I011NER, BEETON & CO.-Corner-Vernon)  X and Josephine - streets. Nelson, wholesale i  dealer* In liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agents]  for Pa'bst Brewing Co. of-Mllwaukeejand Cal-jl  gary Brewing-Co. of Calgary. -  POWDER; CAPS AND PUSE.!  HAMILTON* POWDER COMPANY���Bakerl  - street,' Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,*  sporting; stumping and black blasting powders 1  wholesale dealers inoaps-andfusof and electric;!  blasting apparatus.  ���   SASH "AND DOORS:  NELSON SAW AND PlaANING- MILLS,!  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall stroeta J  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealertf  In sash and doors; all-kinds of factory; work1 made j  to order.    WINES AND CIGARS.  OAIalFORNIA WINK COMPANY,- LIMli?  TED���Corner Front and Hall streets, Nel1,  sou, wholesale dealers) tn wines (caae and bnllt"  Auilt itmogtto ul& lBJi>ort��d islgiws. XEK ^MBIJM]: .KJfiLSOfcFr B/O   MlDAY; 1NOVBMB13R 52 11)00  o  'a- iV-i-ii.fr,  I '  BANKOF MEREAi  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000.000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Ijord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  KoniGeorgo A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. C'loustou General Manager  '�����>  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  NELSON  Branches in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Oranfc Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  *ivnilablo in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATK OV INTEREST PAID.  CHANCE   REMARKS.  * "A credit man has many strange  experiences," said a gentleman who  .'irn.erlv occupied a position with  a large ' jobbing house. "Chance  will play into his hands in all sorts  ul' curious ways, and often he will  (Vel as if Providence had directly  interposed to save him from the  swindler. 1 remember a remarkable incident that occurred the first  year I was in business. \Ve had a  customer in a good-sized interior  (.own who had been trading with  ih for a long time, aud enjoyed the  ciil.ire confidence of the house. One  day in May he paid us a visit and  placed a very large order, going, in  I'sict, to tho extreme limit of his  credit. He explained its unusual  M'/is by saying that ho was about to  enlarge his establishment, that he  had allowed his stock to run down  preparatory to making a big splurge  to wipe out a rival establishment,  and, iu short, told us such a pleasant  story that 1 at once approved the  account.  "That afternoon a- young   man  from a furnishing store dropped in  and asked whether captain ,  mentioning the merchant's name,  had left the city. 'I am sorry,' he  remarked, when he learned that he  had gone. 'Tlie captain placed an  order with us for a couple of suits  of extra heavy underwear, and was  anxious to have them delivered  next week. I wanted to tell him  that we'd have to send north for  the goods,' he added,'and they may  be delayed.' That incident set mo  thinking. There might be a thousand perfectly natural and innocent explanations of the order, yet  it certainly carried the inference  that our friend was contemplating  an .early-'trip ton cooler- climate;*  aiujc*---well, -t liad ft .strong- pre-  . monition, or whatever you choose  " to call it, that something wrong  lurked in the background.  "The more I thought.about it the  more uneasy I became. It seemed  absurd to turn down an old friend  and lose a handsome sale simply because he ordered some heavy underwear, and 1 knew I was risking  severe censure, if not my situation  as well; but before night I countermanded his purchases aud notified  him by wire that wo had decided  to trim our'Credit.lines for the summer, and Ayere sorry- we could' not'  oblige him. lie sent back a furious  letter aud placed his order with an  opposition firm, who accepted him  gladly.  "My bosses looked pretty black  when they heardthe, story, but  they changed their expression early  in June, when the worthy captain  suddenly disappeared, after turning,  every thingJie-hadinto^cash.^Justi  as I anticipated, he headed for. a  cooler clime. When last heard  from he was rusticating in Manitoba.  A Terrible Deed.  .     ��� New Denver Ledge.  The shades of night were growing*  old and Nelson snored and slumbered. The tired street cars were  resting easily, and scarcely a sound  vibrated the fog-soaked ozone.  Ever and nnou the shriek of a  piano indicated that the night  shift were still working below the  hill, while tlio rumble of a press  near the big meat shop told of  coining intelligence. Two men.  carrying a large sack, emerged  from a side street aud glided towards the Hume, Hastily filling  large tin shells with Kootenay  election's smokeless powder they  placed them under a large building,'  lit the fuse and ran to a safe distance. The powder soon did its  work and nothing was left where  the vast structure once stood, except a heavy editorial. The men  " chuckled,.ajid ejaculated.  "Closed ,*lDave?"  "Yes, John."  Then as the first1, flush of dawn  posed its nose over Toad Mountain  they disappeared as softly and  mysteriously as they had appeared,  and, the town still slumbered. This  is called a scoop.., In former days  it was known as a Beat���on the  other paper.      "  High Dei-free of Perfection.  Butte Mining-World.  One of Butte's numerous newspapers that occasionally devotes a  few lines to mining matters, is of  the opinion that the Butte district  is sadly in need of some cheaper  Is now prepared^ to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest   $1,700,000  V. 11. Wilkio, General Manager.  E, Hay, Inspector.  Nolson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manager.  Groocts tfeat  Sell  Mras$  foe  Up-to-Date  SUPERIOR   IN   QUALITY,   AND   REASONABLE   IN   PRIOR  1" HAVE THE GOODS AND WILL  GUARANTEE THEM FOR QUALITY, STYLE AND PRICE.  method to treat the low grade ores.  This will certainly be news to many  mining men of this district. It is a  fact well known to mining men  that ores containing as low as 3 per  cent copper are now being treated,  aud at a good, fair profit, too.  When ores carry less than 3 per  cent copper, it would be a crim'e  against the creator to take it out of  the ground, on account of the  marring effect it would have on Lhe  contour of this fair earth. J'fc costs  the large smelting plants less than  ���10 cents a ton to concentrate the  ores in Butte, and less than $5 per  ton to smelt these concentrates.  There is no likelihood of tho cost  being reduced for many years to  come. The methods now in effect  have attained the highest degree of  perfection in tlie entire -world, and  there is but little opportunity for  improvement.  A   PERJUBED   LIAR.  Louisvn.u", November 1.���The  Louisville Evening Post today prints  an affidavit of Finley Anderson, the  telegraph operator upon whose testimony Caleb Powers was convicted  of complicity in the murder of governor Coebel, in winch Anderson  swears his story told on the stand  at Georgetown was perjured.  After -telling of a conversation  with attorney Campbell' at Cincinnati in connection with the Coebel  case, tlie affidavit continues:  "1 remained iu Cincinnati after  this conversation with Mr. Campbell, and some time after that Arthur Goebel, in his store up stairs  on the fourth floor, where'I"had  gone at ,his request, asked me if  Powers had not in my presence at  Barbourville in January said to me  in substance these words, referring  to William Goebel: 'They say he  wears a coat .of mail, but it won't  do him any good,' or something  similar to that.  "I told Arthur Goebel that Powers had never said anything of the  sort in my presence to the best of  ray knowledge. He told me to  think and-see if I could not remember. I could not remember such a  remark and I know that Powers  never did make such a remark or  anything resembling it in my presence, but being urged by Arthur  Goebel, I finally concluded to state  that he did make such a statement  and so swore upon the trial, which  testimony was false.  -"Before making my statement to  Campbell, Wharton Golden told me  to make it as strong as possible, as  they (referring to Campbell and  Goebel) would take care of me and'  ISrotectTme.        ~~  "I desire now to say that I never  had but one conversation -with  Caleb Powers, and that was in relation to my going up to Frankfort  with tho men on tho 25th of  January and at no place was-the  name of William Goebel mentioned  or referred to in any way or in any  connection by Caleb Powers.  !'I desire furthermore to state  that either upon the occasion of the  first conversation with'Campbell or  the day after I received from him  $10 in cash and since that conversation I have received from him,  both before and after I was a witness at Georgetown in the Powers  case, various sums of money, and I  have since such conversation "with  Campbell and Arthur Goebel received from Arthur Goebel various  sums, aggregating about $300, and  upon one occasion $10 from Justus  Goebel.  "The last sum I received was on  Tuesday, October 23rd, 1900, which  was $;���) given to me by colonel  Campbell at his office in Cincinnati.  Just prior to giving me this $!>  Campbell had telephoned to Arthur  Goebel to come to his office, which  Goehel did, and when he arrived-at  Campbell's office he went into a  private office with Campbell and  Campbell came out and' handed me  $5."  Anderson further gives alleged  ���dates and details and concludes his  affidavit thus:  "I believe my testimony in the  trial of Caleb Powers aided in his  conviction, and I am unwilling  longer to suffer in conscience by the  thought that the falsity of my  statements have aided in convicting Caleb Powers."  STERLING   NOVELTIES,   Manicure  Sets, Bisque Toilet Sets.  LAMPS, Piano and Table, in Metal  Enameled.  VASES, Metal Hand-Painted, in Different Colors.  CANDELABRAS, 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.  uir % SCALE  5I2E 18 a x ig-ii. ��  ONYX   TABLES   and   JARDINIERE  r I  Stands.  CUT GLASS, in White arid Colors.  TEA SETS, in Sterling and Plate. ' i  TOAST RACKS, Water Pitchers, Carr t  ving Sets, etc.  CLOCKS,   a Most   Complete Assort-  ment.  DIAMONDS, Loose and Set,. 25 per  cent Saved on their Cost.  .1*4?  DOVER,  The  Jeweler*  A Fastidious Dresser  is always happy when he notes the bean I y of  the exmiisite laundry work that we have put  upon his shirts, collars und cull's for evening or  business wear. Our fine domestic finish, nut  upon the immac,ulal.e and-beautiful olor that,  our porfeot methods insure, cannot be equalled  by any otlierjuundry in Nelson  The KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY  Telephone 128    - ���  NOTICE  OF  ASSIGNMENT..  Pursuant to tho " Creditors' Trust Deeds Act"  and Amending Acts.  Notice is hereby given that Charles Trumbull  and Alexander John McDonald, lately carrying  on business as Tobacco and Cigar Merchants in  the City of Kaslo. British Columbia, in partnership under the firm name and style of Trumbull  ft: McDonald, by deed of assignruentfor the benefit of creditors, bearing da*e the 23rd day of October, A. D. 1000, have- assigned all their and eich  of I heir personal estate, credits and efl'ects whicli  muy be seized and sold under execution nnd all  their and each of their real estate unto Robert  McLean, of the said city of -Kaslo, mill manager,  in trust, to pay'and satisfy ratably or proportionately and without preference oinpriority all the  creditors of them, the said Charles Trumbu'l and  Alexander John McDonald, or of cither of them,  their, just debts, according to law.  The said deed ot assignment was executed by  the Enid Alexander John McDonald ont.hc2.1rd  day of October,  A: D. 1900, and  by the said'  Charles Trumbull on the 25th day of October, A.  D. 1900, and by the said Robot L McLean on the'  27th day of Ootobcr. A.-I"). 19"0.  All persons having claims against the said  Charles Trumbull and Alexander John McDonald or against either* of them are required.on or  before the 30th day of November, WOO,, to deliver -  to the tru'steo vouchers-and particulars-of the  mm..', together wtth;particulars of any security^  which may be held by them therefor.  And notice is hereby given'Unit after the said  30ili day of November, 1900, J,he trustee will pro-  "c"ee-d-to"dl3tribute-thc-n-ssets-iinioDg,tliosc-partie3'-  who arc entitled thereto, having regard only to ���  the claims of which'he sha"l then have had due-  notice.-  A'meeting of the creditors will beheld at'the  office of McAnn & McKay, Front street, in the  said city of Kaslo, on Thursday,'tho: 15th clay of  November, 1900, at the hour of three o'clock in  the afternoon.  Dated at Kaslo the 27th day of October, A. D.,  1900. .    -���      ��� '  McANN & McKAY.  Solicitors for the Trustee.  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 fine ...  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business-lots iii the town of Phoenix,  50 feet frontage. Original cost 81,000. Will sell  for the same figure on the following terms: One-  third cash: balance in six and twelve months.  Address. F. B. H.,poat office box 198. Nelson, B.C.  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.  ENGINEERS.  /���"-JHARLE3 'PARKER-Mlning and mUling.on-  v>' glueer,  Turner-Boeckh Block, Halter street,  NaaUOiat  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast).  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rougtn'and  - Dressed Lumber  of all kind?.  IF WIIAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE -WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON'  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  <" CORNER OF." '  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  :' We carry a complete stock of  (Doast^FlooringrGeilingrlnside^Fin-  ish,- Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention,  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  Contractors and Builders  WHjIi DO WELIa TO  Buy Their Lumber  C. 0. Buchanan's  A large stock of firsti-olaes dry material on  hand, alio a (nil Huo ot flash, doora, mouldings,  turned work,: eto.    Factory Work a Specialty  Yardi  Foot of Heudryx street, Nelson  leep.ione.91    ||ol||1   Rae,  Age.lt  NELSON LOTS FOR SALE.  Good building lots for.sale.. Corner and one  adjoining, fiOxluO; -}32/i. Two inside lots /i0xl20,''  ?2.r)0. All on Mill .street,;- Titlo clear. Apply to  Strachnn Brothers, opposite lhe post ofllce.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  Baggage and oxpress moved to any part of tho  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Omoe corner Victoria and Ward streets.   Tele  phone 1H2.  W. A. COSTKLLO. Manager.  MUSIC.  -Mrs. D. B. Murray, graduate in vocal and-instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and  Vernon street, ��� . -  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Falrview   Addition.  HUGH R. CAMERON  Real Estate and  Insurance Agent  The only office in the city which  issues=ils���own policies.  AGENT FOR  ���Norwich Union Insurance Co.  Connecticut Fire Insurance Co.  /Etna Insurance Co.  Commercial Union Insurance Co., Ltd.  KllLeading Scotch Whisky  MONEY TO  LOAN AT 8%  ON  STRAIGHT  MORTGAGE.  BAKER STREET  NELSON  R.P.RITHET&CO.,Ltd.  VICTORIA.  -    Agents for British Columbia.  A. B. GRAY, Box 521, Nelson  Kootenay Representative.  CAIV|BLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR RENT  (���-roomed houso and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold water, Observatory street, .magnificent view; rent, including water rale, ��25 per month.  5-roomod house, corner Cedar ami CarboBatc  streets ; $20 pe> month.  ji-roonicd house, Hume Addition ; $15 per month.  ���l-roomed cottage. Gore street $12.50 per month.  M-roomcd house, corner ot Mill and Ilall streets;  ..- $30 per month. from Ist^ovemoer.    Rents collected:-'Loans lnTtdeT :  Agents for British" Columbia-Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  D. J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary- Public���Conveyancer.  TOR SALK  Cottage on Alices road. 7 room", full plumbing.  beautiful location; ��1(W), $500 cash.  7-rooiu house on Carbonate street, two stories,  double stairway, $2,000, cosy tom��.  2 nice building lot". Jaatiiner Htrcct, 100x120, SfiOO.  House in "Tiimoadditlon, 82.100: 3200 cash, S2<>.00  permonth pays the balance,interest and principal.  Thin house lias full  plumbing, stone  louudution, anil lot 40x1 HO.  Nice bouse and lot near Ward street, on the  south side of Silica. ?2,2.'aO; rents fur $:��i. and  only a block from the post olllce.  TO liKt'T.  l-rooiu cn|.ta|t<t in rear of my bouse on Victoria  street, $12.   This collage is comfortable und  most convenient to town.  7-room house on Mines road, "J2"-.  OlUcoln  Miuldcn Block  D. J. DEWAR  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richeliou, 1000  FOR SAIaK.  Large hotel; furniHbod complete throughout.  In a good live.town ; reasonable I erins.  A completa set of tinner's tools.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKKR, WARD STREET  "fobTsale-oheap  Six lots corner Observatory and  Hall streets,  drained and cleared for building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO -LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Applr a, la. laHNNOX, Bollollor, Nrtwn It, O  xxxxzxixxxzxxxxxxxzx:  TiTimiimmuu  JUST  ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  :    O      '        '  nnrrrxTxixxxzxixxxixiztixiuzxxTizxxxxxxnixzxixzi  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWRIia AND BOTXTJERa 0*  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  PS2i��^,aS,ted.     Brewery at Nelaon  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON TaODQE, NO. 2S,' A. V. ft A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  NIGHTS OK PYTHIAS���Nelson Lodge, No,  ��� 25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O: V.  Hall, corner Baker aud Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. VisltlnK Knights  oordlally Invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, O. C;  J. A. raqucUc. K. of R. & S.  ELSON L. O. L., No. 1C92, moots in I. O. O. F.  Hall, cornor- Baker and' Kootenay streets.  K*  N:_  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  bret hern cordially Invited. R. Robinson, W; M.  \V. Crawford, Rocording-Soorotnry.  NELSON .aCRIE, Number 22, Fraternal Order  Of Eagles, meets evory second and fourth  Wednesday lnoaoh month lu Fraternity Hall.  "visiting brethren weloome, W. Gosuell, Preal  -flank  ('httrtau Pramae, SMratary,  E P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC '���'-"���.  Ofllco with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Bakor streets.  ��� ��� City office of tlie Nolson Soda water Factory.     '  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and'Kooten��f Streets.  P. O. Box 4S9. TELEPHONE NO,- DA  DR.  ALEXANDER  FORIN   \  -' i'l  ���<-J*\  :--M  ---'--SI  -���..JVI  1 '*"'l  OFFICK AND RESIDENCE * -- v>:  Silica   street, between Ward-and ' "-5;f  Josephine streets.  -'" \  v!~%  Telephone 120. (    -       -%v,   .. /Vig.  ARCHITECTS. .     rfll  TjiWART & CARRIE-Ai-chiteots.   Rooms 7^?!  *-*  and 8-Aboi-deen block. Baker street, Netoon. *���<��� >., ���  -������a'^|  TBADE8  UNIONS, ?  fJELSON MINERS' UNION NO, 9fi, W. F.'o I  **   M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem  bers weloome. M. R. Mowatt, President. Jame "*  Wilkes,- Secretary.-   Union Soalk of Wages  for Nelson    District���Per  shift,    machine  -  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muokers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground-laborers, $3.00. - , -   ���-  ���1&  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-  ���*��� lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tho  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p.m. Q. J. Thorpe.-President J.H.Mathe-  son, Secretary.  ���:4  V*j.I  rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  x are Bold on Wednesday evening of each  woek, at .7 o'clock, in tho Miners* Union hall <��r-  ner Victoria! and Kootenay. streets, -R. Robinson, President.   James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.���Nelson Union, No. 196, 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-  ville, Secretary. ���  Contracting Palntors, Decorators, Paperhaiigers,  Full Hue of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly llrHL-clans  work;  Kstlmatea furnished.  Residence Mill Stroob,   M17T QAM    ft   C  Opposite School UouBe   aWJiJuOUW, D�� V.  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing, promptly attended to by a.  flrKb-c'iss wheelwright).  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from oubslde points.  ahnoi   HM1 SI'.. b��hw��a>n Bnk��r and Vernon.  TJRICKLAYKRS AND MASONS'  UNION.        'fl  J-��   The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nelson tnoets second and fourth        ���  Jruesday8,in.eachimonth=at=Miners=iUnionhall.���, j  J. W. Ktcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording -      ���  and corresponding secretary.  LABORERS' UNIONl-Nelson laborers' Pro  tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meete lit  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Baker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of die American Federation cordially Invited to attend: A. W.  McFeo, President. Percy Shackelton, Secretary.  NELSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  meeting of tho Painters' Union is held  Uio first and third Fridays in each month nfc Minors''Uniou hall at 7:30 sharp. J. II. Milliard.  Prosident; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.  PLA8TKRRRS' UNIOV���The O. P. I. A. No.  �������� 172. meets every Monday evening in- tho  Elliot block, comer Baker aud Stanley streets, at  8 o'clock. J. D. Movor, president; Donald*Mo  laflnn. (wuirn'Arv'1  SHERIFFS SALE.  Province of British Columbia;  Kootenay, lo wit:  Nelson, lu Wch  liy virtue of a writ ot lleri-faclas, issued out of  the Supreme Court, or Urilith Coiumbln, at the  suit, of the Bank of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to  mi!   directed,   ugniast   the   goods   and   chat  tulrf   of   Uio   Two    Friends    Mine,    Limited  Liability,   defendants,    I    have    sebed    and  laken in execution all the right, title and inteicst  of the Mild defendants, Two Friends Mine Limited Liability, in the mineral claim known as  and called "Two Friends."situated on tlio divide  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on the east  slope of Lemon creek, located on the .list daj ��*"  July. A. D. 18!'"i. and recorded-in theoiaceof the  mining recorder for the Slocnn CiiyMinttig Division or the West Kootenay OislricC, on the 10th  day of August, A. D. lSfll: and also all the-rlght  title and interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty (<��) tons  of ore, more or less, mined from the mineral  claim -Two  Friends," and  now upon the1 property:   To recover tlio sum or two thousand and  eighty-nine dollars and eighty-five cents (K.088-  .Sl) together with interest on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents ($2086 33)  at six per centum per annum, from the '-'6tli day  of September, l!)O0, until payment, besides sheriffs poundage, oillccr's tecs, nnd all other legal  incidental expenses:   All of which I shall expose .  for sale, or sufficient, thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at the front of uiy office  next to tho court house, in (lio city or Nol90n, B.  C, on Friday tho 2litli day of October, A. D.. 1900'  at the hour of cloven o'clock in the'forenoon.  Notk.���Intend ing purchasers will sattafy_them-  sclves ;i8 to interest and title of' the-said' defendants.  Dnted'at Slocan City the 12th day of October,  1900 -  R,; P. TUCK, Sheriffof South Kootenay  The above sale la postponed until Monday, the  aathday of November, 1900, at the same place  aud hour. S. P. TUCK,  Sheriff^ Sonth KootoatVa)  - "fe  - ���  .'������'.'.-'���'-.'���;iil*t''"i-";!^u THE THIBUNE:  KELSON, B. C., FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2 1900  Queen Victoria Chocolates  THE   BEST   ON  THE  MA.BKZET  SOLD oasrL-2" *B"3r  W. F. Teetzel & Co  "E��*a*a? tjoe? iisr 25 j^-rsrr)  eo aBrrsra*1 boxes  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Ho!-For Fall Clothing - Ho!  See our celebrated Fit Reform Clothing, also our magnificent lines of fancy vests. The very latest in style  and   pattern.   Our  stock   is   complete ��� in  all   lines.  The Nelson  Clothing House  21" AND 210 BAKER STRKET. NELSON.  STOVES I       STOVES I  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  1 Ready for Winter . .. . . $  MeLACHLAN BROS.  ���C ��� ���P.'lff.'aar.*aaP*s'"v  Don't delay about putting fa  up your stoves, and don't de jL  lay about buying them. ac  You need one of our Flor- ft)  ence Hot Blasts. It's a per- (ft  feet gem. A slow* fire with a (f^  slight heat when you want (f*  that kind, or a large volume (f\  of heat by opening the draft. (f\  See.it, and let us tell you fk\  about it. n\  ���       * <t\  m  m  ^>. *a>-a>- a ���*a>'^ V^J  ******-****,**> 9 ?******.,.����� ^. v *  ""���-a-*"?  ��  k ��� *hs ��� ec ��� 1;  TO  to  Contractors and       $  Builders |  Having disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we to  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage ($\  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can (Jf^  only say that those traits which have built up for us and maintained jro  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout ;&  by the'new firm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommend- W  ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who W  may honor him with their patronage. to  ���=���Thanking-you-for-past-favorsr^ ���r- ���to-  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.      |jj  T.  G. PROCTER, to  0 Late Managing Director        (W\  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. ijm  tt To the Public...  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance ^m  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My ��".  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest W  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger to  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a l$l  lower figure. M\  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our ^f\  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply [m  these products at reasonable rates. $*  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, 'flfa  Tiles and Cement $  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the fljjjl  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also jru  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building }J6;  s  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and ;&.  Builders. ���   -to  ERNEST MANSFIELD, ft  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. ($  Successors to ' Dj^.  The West Kootenay Brick *�� Lime Co., Ltd. (jf^  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. Mi  ���^i(2ifZ��fiZi6*!el:iL. ...-.,   A^-^*S"S"S*a*SlSia*cS"SS^>  Kootenay Electric Suppl^ Construction Co., ltd.  Electric Fixtures Electric Fans  Medical Batteries  Nelson, B. C.  HOUSTON BLOCK. m _  CORNER BAKKR AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  A rally of Liberals will bo held at  candidate (ialliher's committees  rooms on Saturday night. (Jood  speakers will discuss the issues of  the campaign.  ft. O. Hodge, district manager of  the telephone company, has assumed  charge of tho local oxchange pending the appointment of a city malinger in succession to la. Ji. llodge  who goes to the ftreenwood exchange. ��  A. IT. MaeNeill, candidate of the  Conservative party, and A. S. Goodeve, mayor of Rossland, arrived in  Nelson last night on their way to  address the electors of East Kootenay. They speak at Moyie tonight  and Cranbrook on Saturday night.  As a result of the visit of F.  Mourgues, the French engineer sent  out from Paris, France, to look into  affairs at the Chapleau mine, J.  M. Williams has severed his connection with the Chapleau Mining  Company. The management has  been assumed by. M. Mourgues.  George McFarland has the contract for raising the ground floor  of the old ''Carney-Barrett block to  street grade, some eighteen inches  higher th.au it is .at present. The  new 15-foot sidewalk on the north  side of Baker, between Stanley and  Kootenay, is completed to the  Hebden building.  The city will begin today to clean  up Ward street, between Baker  street ��ind the first alleyway to the  south. The next block that should  be macadiraized is the one on Ilall  street, between Baker and Vernon.  Sidewalks should also be laid on  both sides of Baker street east from  Hendryx to Cedar street.  The street car line is being .removed from Kootenay street and  relaid on Stanley above Observatory  street. The work will be completed shortly and a daily service  to the skating rink will be in-  aug'nrated during the present  month. The company expect to  have the line into the C. P. It. depot  running by December 10th.  On Monday night the annual  supper of L. O. L. 1092, of this eity,  will take place at the Victoria hotel,  Victoria street. The committee in  charge of the affair include .Tolm  Toye, W. W. Bradley aud R. S.'  Leard. Au invitation has been extended to all visiting members of  the order to participate in Monday  evening's festivities. -  The case of Manley vs. Collom  occupied-the attention of the assize  court yesterday. The suit is brought  to adverse the Arlington No. 2  which, it is alleged, encroaches on  the ground of the Native Silver  claim. Galliher & Wilson appeared  for plaintiff and W. A. Macdonald  for the defence. The case will be  resumed this morning.  ���Good-progress^has-been-made-on-  the new St. Joseph's school building.  The exterior has received two coats  of paint and is about ready for the  third application. Inside the plasterers are at work and other work  is being prosecuted actively. The  sisters expect to occupy the new  building when school resumes after  the Christmas vacation.  Collections are Good.  More money was paid the city  last month than during any month  since the city was incorporated.  The bulk Of it was for real estate  taxes, although the water rate receipts amounted to over $2400. At  the beginning of the year the  finance   committee   estimated   the  receipts from water and electric  light sales at $32,000 for the year.  So far the /receipts from these  sources total over $28,000.  Meeting of St. Andrew's Society.  The annual-jineeting of tho St.  Andrew's Society was held last evening in the board of "trade .'rooms.  President McKillop was in the chair.  After the routine business and  adoption of reports, the meeting  proceeded to ithe election of officers  for tho next year. J. Roderick  Robertson -was elected president,  George Kydd vice-president, J. K.  Strachan secretary-treasurer, S. S.  Taylor solicitor, Rev. R. Prow chaplain, and Dr. Forin physician. An  executive committee of ten was  elected as follows: A. L. McKillop,  J.A.Gibson, W. A. Macdonald, J.  A. Forin, James Lawrence, George  Johnstone, John Hamilton, James  McPhee, captain 'Duncan and N. T.  McLeod.'  The meeting decided that St. Andrew's day would be celebrated by  a banquet, an'd the executive committee Avill meet on Friday at S p. m.  at the president's office to arrange  details. The meeting was a complete success and augurs well for  the success of the banquet, which  is always a popular event in Nelson.  The society is in a flourishing condition, and have already used part  of their surplus funds, in furnishing  a ward in the general hospital.  Dominion Customs Eevenue.  The collector of the port of Nelson gives the following as the business transacted through his office  during the month of November:  Dutiable goods imported, $01,1)13 ;  free goods'imported, $13,340. Duty  collected $10,440.82; other revenue  $40..-.   ,.. .        Captain Hodgins Stays.  Ottawa, November T.--A report  from colonel Otter says fourteen  officers, including captain Hodgins,  and 200 men of the first contingent  are remaining in South Africa.  PERSONAL.  G. W. Lawson, travelling auditor  of the C. P. R., ia at the Hotel Hiime.  N. F. McNaught and wife of Silverton, are at the Hotel Phair.  Hugh Niveu of Three Forks and  Fred Levy of Cariboo are registered at the  Madden House.  John Gunn, James Gunn and Val-  entiiie'Clift of-Stonewall, Manitoba, are at the  Queen's hotel.",They are interested in the construction of the' bridge over the Columbia at  Robson.       ���' -'���'- '    ���_  POPULATION OF THE STATES.  wim  BL   BXERS &   CO.  ���ETELSOrCT KASLO  s^iErrDO-isr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVESI  .: ' * .'.   ...  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES     ��  Sole Agents for tf]e Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TELEPHONE 27  Store, Corner*linker and .losephiuo Slrco  Revenue Collections.  The collections for October at the  Inland Revenue office are as follows:  $14iV0 88  no:��  ,V2f) SO  102 IK)  Washington, November 1.��� Following is tlie' official announcement  of the population'of the United  States in 1900..by states.  Slates' -        -���' , 1P00  Alabama .':....".'... .���..*. 1.828,679  Arkansas  l,:iU,5ftl  California '......,���  1 ,lS,-i,0j:i  Colorado..;        539,700  Connecticut < :..  - HOS.sBS  Delaware ".     134.7.1.1  Florida -.     t.2R.;">42  Georgia "...: .". 2.21G 320  Idaho r. -.     1G1.771  Illinois :  4,821,550  Indiana  2 510,163  Iowa  ���2,2ol 82!)  Kansas  ],46<*,19(!  Kentucky :  1,147,174  liOui��iana '.  1,381,0 27  Maine ."....    094,360  Maryland ���.  1,189.040  Massachusetts - 2,805,346  Michigan  2.419,782  Minnesota :  1.751.395  Mississippi -.-  1,551,372  Missouri; ���...'  3,107,117  Montana : :::...-.;  243.280  Nebraska  l.CfiS.'KU-  42,331  411,588  1.8S3.(Sti9  7,208,000  1,891,992  319,040  Nevada.  New Hampshire.  New Jersey   Now York .-  North Carolina..'  North Dakota...  Ohio    Oregon -.     413,53:  Pennsylvania  fl,3Ul,3(B  Rhode Island     128,556  South Carolina............... 1,340,312  South Dakota  ........    401.559  Tennesson ...........   2,022,723  Texas ..........."...:..  3,048,828  Utah     276,565  Vermont .".....    343,041  Virginia.;  1,S54.184  Washington ���.     517.1172  West Virginia     Itti.HOO  Wisconsin    2,0H8,963  Wyoming       92,531  1890  1.513,017  1,128.179  1,208,130  412,'88  740,258  168,493  ' 311,422  1,S37,353  81,385  3,826,351  2,192,404  1,��11,S9Q  1,127.096  1,858 635  1,118,587  661 086  1.042,390  2,23S,043  2,093,889  1,301,826  1.289.600  2,679,184  132,159  1,058,910  45,761  370,530  1,141,933  5.997,853  1,617,947  182,719  Tobacco   Cigars   Total $5198 71  The total is considerably above  the average for the year, which is  about $4000, and this month will  probably see a further increase.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Everything must go at the Nelson Furniture Store beforo November 15i.h.  To Let���Five room house; $10  per month.   Apply third door in rear of fire hall.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  Don't forget the Nelson Furniture  Store has good values in lace curtains, SI.(XI  a pair.  For     Rent���Store   in   Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone & Tre'gillus,  Tremont hotel.  There are still lots of good barj  gains in carpets at The Nelson Furniture .Store,-  10 cents per yard and up.]  Large well  furnished   rooms  to  let. Apply rooms 1 ard 5 Macdonald building,  corner Josephine and Vernon streets;  For Rent���Well Furnished rooms,  bath, electric lights, hot air. Mrs. Ogilvie, north  side Carbonate street between Josephine and  Ward.  "Wanted���Girl wants situation as  nurse or to do housework. Understands cooking. Address F. II. Case, Sentinel ollice,  Kamloops, li. C.  WHAT WILL HAPPEN  if if  Galliher      MaeNeill  is elected    is elected  I will continue 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 goods t'or.jiistv hat  they are, and endeavor  to deserwi u continuance of the generous  favor of the people of  this community.  I will continue 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 goods lor just what  I hey are, and endeavor  to deserve a continuance of the generous  favor ot the people of  this community.  4,157.545      3*672,310  ~ " 313,767"  5,258,011  345,506  1,151,439  328,808  1,767,518  2,235,5V 3  207,905  332,422  1,055.980  349,390  702,794  1,(188,800'  (aO.705  If Foley is elected 1 will do just the same thing.  ���  If Drown said so, It,h right.  T. H. BROWN  THE   JEWELER.  laboTbally.  Total I")slates ........  Territories, etc.���  Alaska (estimatedI   Arizona. .-.......  District of Columbia   Hawaii   Indian Territory   New Moxico..........;.......  Oklahoma -..... -.-.-aw.   Persons In' service .of U. S.  stationed abroad (est.)   Indians, etc.',on Indian reservations, except Indian Territory........;.   74,627,907    62,110,811  14,000  32,052  122.212  iTil.620  278,718"  230,302  154,001  .SO.ilOO  39!,960  180,1112  193,777  153,503  398,245  61,831  (84,100  146,282  A meeting in 1he interests of  Mr. Foley, the Labor candidate,  is called for Saturday evening,  November_3d, in the-committee,  rooms on Baker street. Mr. Parr  of Ymir, Messrs. Wilks, Mowatt,  Robinson, Clayton and others  are expected to be present to  address the meeting.  WALTER R. KEE, Sec'y.  NELSON TENT AND    _  AWNIJilG  FACTORY  The best equipped establishment  in   British  Columbia  for  turning  out*  all kinds of canvas goods.  Total for 7 territories, etc. 1,667,313        952,943  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 E.  Neeland's Shoe Co.  N. B.���Queen Quality Shoes Coming.   THEO I^ADSO/,, Proprietor.  Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Sealed tenders will be received by the undersigned, until 12 o'clock noon, on Friday,  November 2nd, for the erection of a two-story  frame cottage for the Kootenay Lake General  Hospital,  Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  KWART & OA11RIR,  Archiectts.  Vote for Nickerson  to repair your watch. He was  born in the watch business.  His platform is first-class workmanship. Baker Street, oppos-'  ite Queen's hotel.  DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.  W  * Something New  ih  $   MORRELL'S  Jjjj   CELEBRATED  jji   HAMS and BACON  il/  VvV  il/  il/  i*/  \l/  il/  il/  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON  . Direct from Iowa's world tamed Corn Belt.  Iowa's Pride Ham, 22c Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  il/  il/  il/  i*/  il/  il/  il/  il/  it/  il/  0/  il/  il/  il/  0/  il/  il/  i!)  55   Telephone 10 185 Baker Street  ^aS-^-^--^-*^��ai-s>''->.*->.,'-fr.a*'a,*3''      - ^���^���^'^���^���^���^���^���^'^���^���^  '*~tm-^'^?9'r9-0*f9'0*~-^-^ g.'a?-<f.'g.'g-l?.<C.*aa6.��ag.g.^.a)  Cream of Wheat  for Breakfast is not only one of the most delicate  and delicious breakfast foods ever offered, but also  one of the most nutritious and healthy foods known.   TRY   IT ....  Wm. Hunter & Co.  ""nelson ~ -~yy  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, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SA WING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS   .  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORSrwiNDOWS^ndlfLASSr^  Get 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 of the 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 the world, and Brainerd $' Armstrong's Stanived Linens will be  used exclusively in this series of lessons.  A.  FERLAND & C  I     . BAKER STREET.  and  Maple Syn  The copartnership'between the undersigned,  doing business under the firm mime of Crossotc  & Ferguson, .at. the Kast Hnd Grocery, in the  "West building, corner Baker and Hall streets. In  dissolved by mutual consent The business will  bo carried on by A. E. Crossett, who will pay all  debts contracted by the firm.  Dated nt Nelaon, B.- C��� this 29th day of  October, 1900. A. E. CHOSSETJ,  D. FBHGUSON. .  We have just received.a large consignme  on tho market; also some pure "^  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  la Settlers'.Maple Syrup, the best  White Clover Honey.   Try it.  mm. IRVING & CO.  Sii-StllT COSTS BUT ONE OBNTISS^mS  OUR  ARE   FILTERS  To drop ub a post card that we may 'call and  Never   have any plumbing done until you      ARE NOISELESS  rive estimates.  It saves many dollars. -  lave seen our goods and our prices;.  OPPOSITE  POSTOFFICE,  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers.  5^^:*i^!^^^^V^"'^

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