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Array DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  -*��i  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH  YEAR.  NELSON:   THQRSDAY MORNING NOVEMBER lo  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  :#���  MOLLY TOON TO SHIP STEADILY  Tramway Is Now Running and Contract for Teaming  Ore Has Been Let.  THE PROPERTY HAS $500,000 WORTH OF ORE IN SICHT  Lehigh Valley Railroad Company,  the plaintiff was awarded a verdict  of $5000. Miss Anderson rode on  the track on a bicycle and a train  struck and killed her. Her heirs  claimed .$20,000 damages.  The Molly Gibson  tramway was  started yesterday and this with the  i losing of a contract for the hauling of ore marks the beginning of  ii new era in the history of the  |i-'operfc3r.      Heretofore   the   Molly  Gibson has been known as a splendid mining proposition from whieh  several successful shipments have  been made, but in. future it must be  regarded as a mine in  every sense  of the word and. added to the list  of producing properties.which will  eventually make the Nelson carrip  known wherever mining is followed.  Tlie    tramway    which    1ms   just  commenced operations is 8033 feet,  probably one of the longest in the  province.     Most of the outfit came  from    the   Lanark   mine- in    the  lllicillewaet district, and as reconstructed theytram is substantial and  complete   in every 'respect...   The  contract for teaming has  been let  to   Edward Conetre arid' L: Mackenzie.     The agreement   calls  for  hauling twenty tons of ore to the  lake daily and the product will be  shipped to the Hall Mines smelter  for treatment.  During the coming winter the  present force of 10 men will be increased to 00. A boarding house  intended to accommodate 80 men is  under way and should be ready for  occupation in a fortnight." The  .shipments during the winter will  be clean ore, the cone- ntratiug ore  being saved on the diinip for future  treatment when a/concentrator is  erected. In - this connection it - is  interesting to note\that last year  500 tons of ore - was \shipped from  the mine, realizing $17,000. During the four months covered by the  teaming contract the value of the  output will represent a small fortune.  The history of the Molly Gibson  mine has had its incidents like all  other big properties; In 1890 R. J.  Willie and P, W. George staked the  lirst claims, which are twelve miles  ul) stream from the mouth of Koka-  nee creek. They gave Patsy Glark  of Spokane an option on the claims  at $30,000 at once but the deal did  not go through. Then Rufus Pope  of Sherbrooke, Que., became interested through the efforts of Bruce  White, and a bond was made at  $00,000. Meantime the property  became plunged in litigation, the  result of which was that the litigants came together and arranged  a settlement^whereby--George_and_  Willie were bought out at $30,000  and another, man named Callahan  who had become interested received $18,000. Then all interests  were consolidated and a company  formed and since then about $00,-  000 has been expended in   develop  ment, road making aud plant.  The general formation, of the  country in the district of the Molly  Gibson is granite, and the veins on  the property are true fissure,  standing almost perpendicular, and  cutting the granite at right angles,  and being intersected at intervals  with cross veins. The ledge matter  is altered granite .and oxidized iron,  the pay chute containing galena,  copper, magnesia, iron and a small  percentage of gold. The ore also  carries lime, which makes it very  desirable for smelting purposes.  The group includes the Molly Gibson, Aspen, LaPlatta,' Little Duke,  Florence Fraction and Little Fraction, in all, 275 acres of mineral  laud.  The property is developed to a  stage where it can produce indefinitely. There are 2000 feet of tunneling onfive levels, aud a reasonable estimate of the ore iii sight  is said to place its value at $500,-  000. No. 1; tunnel hits been driven  on the Florence vein arid is in 130  feet. It shows a chute of ore 100  feet long and 12 inches wide, which  ass��ays 00 ounces in silver and 15  per cen t lead. The second tunnel  is also on the Florence vein 100 feet  lower, but is in 310 feet. It is  estimated that 7000 tons of ore  averaging 50 ounces of silver and  10 to 15 per cent lead is in sight.  No 3 tunnel is on the La Plata  claim about 300 feet below the  second level. It is driven (58 feet  all in ore which assays (50 ounces  silver and 20. per cent lead. The  principal tunnel on the .mine is No.  4, starting on the Aspen .vein and  tapping by crosscuts the Florence  vein. On tlie Aspen vein the tunnel was run 203 feet, and -ore was  found about 30 feet from the  mouth, the quality being indicated  by the fact .that several carloads of- ore from this chute  gave results of 200 ounces in silver  and 20 per cent lead. The crosscut  north from this tunnel struck the  Florence vein at .a distance of 58  feet and the tunnel was then continued along the Florence vein for  S00 feet, making the total length of  the drift 1000 feet. The ore chute  opened up is continuous and assays  30 to 200 ounces in silver and 5 to  25 per cent lead. Tunnels 1, 2, 3  and 4 are estimated to show an  aggregate of 12,300 tons of shipping ore in sight. No. 5 tunnel is  to be a crosscut and is located on  the Little Duke, 225 feet below the  fourth level and is now under way.  The management estimates that if  jthii*LNQ.^5_tunneis=j;levelops^as^good=  a showing as No. 4 they will have a  million dollars worth of ore in  sight. When the vein is reached  drifts will be run east and west to  develop the Aspen ground where  the work has been confined to the  surface up to the present.  Not Altogether a Frost.  New York, November 11.���The  jury in tlie case of Joseph W.  Frost, against Robert A. Pinkerton  and the Brooklyn jockey club for  damages for false arrest and imprisonment, returned a verdict today in the supreme court for $5000  damages for Frost. Frost sued for  $50,000. It had been alleged by  the defense that Frost and his companions were furnishing information from the Gravesend racetrack  to tlie poolrooms.  DAWSON AN UPTODATE CITY  THE  TRIP  IS  TO AND FROM THERE  EASILY MADE.  Improvod   Appliances   Will  Increase  the Output of tho Mines  Next Year.  t  ACROSS   SIBERIAN   WILDS  Billy Perdue>"ls back from a trip  to Dawson, wlfere he went with 150  Mr. Perdue  afternoon of  steamer Ora,  the last boat  run this year  ADVENTURES OF TWO TRAVELERS  IN THE ORIENT.  Were in China Just Before the  bellion and Noticed Boxer  Preparations,  Re-  Tliat Interminable Settlement.  Washington, November 11.���It  is said that the details of tho propositions before the council of ministers at Pekin as set out in the  London special dispatches aro substantially correct. However, they  are not included in any one note so  far received here officially, but are  rather comprised iii a series of  notes and telegrams that have been  exchanged between the state  department and minister Conger  day by day as the negotiations proceeded. The state department  has regarded several of these  propositions as extremely unwise  or undesirable, but has not felt that  that fact justified the United  States in withdrawing singly from  the concert of powers.  "We  News,  Cannot Withdraw.  London, November 15. -  understand," says the Daily  "that lord Roberts has intimated  that it is impossible to withdraw  more troops from South Africa."  Looting the Tombs.  London, November 14.���Dr. Morrison, wiring to the Times from  Pekin Monday and referring to the  German expedition to the tombs of  the Ming dynasty and Kalgnan,  says : "Opinion hore condemns the  looting of the tombs, although no  punishment could be excessive for  the cruelties recently revealed. One  English missionary had his eyes  burned in their sockets with incense  sticks. Ho survived his agonies for  30 hours. A loyal Chinaman today  discussed with ino the probability  of general Tung Fu Hsiang raising  a rebellion among the discontented  Moslems in western China."  Serious Fire.  Detroit, Michigan, November  14.���A fire which started in the engine room of the Detroit Bridge &  Iron Works early today did between $00,000 and $75,000 damage.  Five hundred men are thrown out  of work. The loss is covered by insurance. The works will be started  again as soon as possible.  A Missing Soldier.  London, November 14.���The war  office reports private S. Lester, H  company, Royal Canadian regiment,  has been missing since April 13.  Major Forester and lieutenant Ad-  amson returned to duty November  11.   Recovered $5000.  Utica, New York, November 14.  ���In the supreme court at Morris-  ville today, in the case of Linor O.  Anderson, as administrator of Anna  L. Anderson, deceased, against the  St. Petersburg, November 14.���  Prof. G. Fred Wright of Oberly  college, and his sou, Fred' Bennett'  Wright, have arrived' here after a  five months' journey in Siberia and  central Asia.  They sailed from San Francisco;  in the same steamer that carried  Mrs. Conger, wife of the United  States minister to China, aud Mrs.  Williard, spending a month in  Japan and reaching* Pekin about  the end of last April. Mr. Conger  procured for them a permit to  travel in the interior of China.  They spent a week on the Mongolian plateau and returned to  Pekin May 25th.  When going to Mongolia they observed the Boxers drilling and prac--  tising contortions outside of Pekin  with wooden swords and spears.  Upon their return they heard Chinese gun practice 15 miles distant  from the capital, whicli was ridiculed in Pekin.  While in Tien-Tsin they were  stoned by the mob until they  bribed the police to interfere. The  Russian vice-admiral Alexieff for  warded them June 4th by a construction train and wagon under  Cossack guard to Harbin, the triangular crossing ��� point of the Siberian railway where American material is brought up by the way of  the Amur and Sungari rivers.  Eighty miles below Blagovost-  chensk, capital of the Amur government, communications were obstructed, but they got within 30  miles by wagon. The Chinese were  e-x^p^^dyc^a^a^k_thejvjnagj=aud  "the entire population, with the exception of Prof. Wright's party and  the Cossacks, fled. Prof. Wright  observed Cossacks burning Chinese  villages, and he passed through a  burning city of ten thousand people. He counted one hundred bodies in the Amur river within five  minutes. Ultimately he managed  to secure a boat going up the river  to the railway at Vrotinsk, and  reached Omsk, after a fortnight.  At this point Prof. Wright and his  sou left the railway, taking the  Irtish river to Pavlodar, Thence  they proceeded 1300 miles by wagon  to Tashkent, making 70 miles as a  daily voyage, and one day covering  132 miles. They visited Samarand,  Baku, Tiftis, Vladikavaks and Moscow. The object of the journey  was to study glacial phenomena in  Asia for comparison with American  phenomena,"  Winter in Dead wood.  DEADWOOD, South Dakota, November 14.���A great storm began  this morning with .a gentle snow  aud mist. Reports from surrounding towns and mining camps state  that the storm is general.  "No," he said, decidedly, "women  should not have the ballot." "Why  not?" she demanded. "Because of  her uselessness in case of a conflict.  The one who votes should also be  of service when it comes to fighting." " I should think," she returned thoughtfully, " that woman  might be of value in putting patches  on the seat of war." Thus again  was woman's resourcefulness in  argument demonstrated.���Chicago  Post,  Loyal to Spain.  Madrid, November 14.���The  queen regent today received the  delegates to the Spanish-American  congress and their families. Senor  Zandivar, the representative of Salvador, expressed on behalf of the  Spanish-Americans their love for  the mother country, "whose glories  and sufferings they shared."  The Kaiser Is Hot.  Berlin, November 14.���The  Frankfurter Zeitung prints a dispatch from China saying that dis-  head of   beef, cattle.  left. Dawson on the  October 17th, on' the  which was said to"be  that would make the  between Dawson and White Horse,  where railway connection  is made  with- Skagway.   Tlie trip in or out  of Dawson is now easily made.  Mr. Perdue was, oue of the first  men who undertook to take fresh  beef into the Yukon, and he now  considers it no. greater an undertaking than he often experienced in  the early days ��� in bringing beef  cattle over from ��� the Kettle River  country to Nelson. On the last  trip iritj he drove 150 head of fine'  steers from Pyramid Harbor to  Selkirk, a distance of 300 mile's, in  seven weeks. . Jle had six men in  his party. At' Selkirk the steers  were killed, and the dressed beef  put on scows1 and run down the  Yukon to Dawson." He sold the  meat to P. Burns & Co. at a good  profit. When he left Dawson the  stock of fresh 'meat iu hand there  was about-as'follows: 1000 carcases of beef, 1000 hogs, 2500 sheep,  and 75 tons of dressed fowl. This  would be ample to carry the country through raie winter.  Speaking- -in a ' general way of  Dawson, Mr.. Perdue-says the town  is quite modern;'arid that living  there now is very little different  from living in .any of the up-to-date  towns in ' British' Columbia. The  streets have been graded and; improved,- and^th.qr^tow.n-ids. 'well  drained. * Fine, 'warehouses have  been built along the water front.  There are both warm and cold storage warehouses in the city, and  electric lights aud 'power plants.  . The general belief is that next  year's output of gold will be the  largest the country, has had. This  is not because richer ground is being  worked, but because' of tho introduction of machinery .and better  appliances for working. The country, in Mr. Perdue's opinion, is good  for several years yet.  Among the Nelson boys whom he  met there were Bob Wiseon, Bert  Good, and Ed. Beer.  He brought out.. copies of the  Daily Klondike Nugget and Dawson Daily New?, both of. which contain much that is political. Neither  of the two supported the government candidates, but each accuses  the other of being willing to sell  itheir*"infliience"to=these ���candidatesT  The people's candidates were A. J.  Prndhomme, who is one ofthe pioneer contractors and builders of  Dawson, and Arthur Wilson, a  miner. The government candidates  were Tom O'Brien and a lawyer  named Noel. Prudhomme and Wilson were elected; The issue was,  practically, local self-government  and a government assay office.  There is little question that the  men who have held and now hold  office in the Yukon wero and are  not popular.  Emperor to Return to Pekin.  Tien-Tsin, November 11.���It is  reported that an imperial edict has  been issued announcing that emperor Nwang Su and the empress  dowager will return to Pekin.  A Russian column of 330 men,  with four guns, which left here  November 4th, returned November  Oth, having engaged tho Chinese.  At Hsia Tian the Russians fought  2000 Chinese troops, dispersing them  and killing 200. The Russians had  no casualties.  cord prevails in Pekin between the  military and the diplomatists, and  that the latter are also .at loggerheads among themselves. The Vor-  waerts, the Socialist organ, says:  "AVe are informed that the kaiser  is indignant over the letters from  soldiers in China, showing German  atrocities there, aud has ordered au  immediate investigation. An army  order of this character is inpre-  paration. Jb is incomprehensible,  however, that siieli letters should  cause displeasure in army circles,  since they only show that the soldiers correctly execute the orders  given by their superiors."  Kruger at Port Said.  Tort Said,'November' 14.���The  Dutch cruiser Gelderland, with Mr.  Kruger on board has arrived here.  FATAL ACCIDENT AT THE4E Bi  Norman  McDonald,  Feet  a Carpenter,  Falls   One  Hundred  From  a Scaffolding.  NEWS OF GENERAL INTEREST THROUGHOUT THE DOMINION  A SUNDAY MAIL  SERVICE  BOARD OF TRADE WILL AGITATE  THE MATTER.  The Tax on Gross Output of Mines  Was Also Considered���Other Business Before' the Meeting.  The Nelson board * of trade has  taken   up   the matter of securing  mail service in aud out of the city  on Sundays over the Crojvs Nest  road.     The desirability of such a  service   goes   without   saying, .and  was drawn to the attention  of the  postmaster-general some time ago.  At that time the reply was that the  department had no mail car on the  road and could not give the service  without putting on an additional  clerk.    In the interim a combination postal and express car has been  placed on the run between Medicine  Hat .and   Kootenay   Landing, and  comes in daily, but carries no mail  on Sunday.   The mail clerk comes  through-to Nelson - and lays  here  over Sunday when he would probably prefer making mileage back to  Medicine Hat.   These points willbe  impressed on the postofflce department, together with  the  necessity  of having mail for and from Nelson  forwarded   promptly   instead    of  holding two mails a week for twenty-four   hours   at    Medicine   Hat.  Such was the decision arrived at by  the board of trade last night, and  the   secretary   was   authorized   to  draft the necessary letter at once.  The meeting also tackled the two  per cent tax levied by the provincial government on the gross output of "mines less treatment and  freight charges. The subject was  broached by George E. C. Martin,  manager of the Kootenay Supply  Company, who moved that in the  opinion of the board the tax had  been insufficiently considered and  requires amendment. In this form  the resolution did not meet with  approval ancHtjwaa finally resolved  "to ieave~~the question with a committee who were empowered to  consider the matter and report at a  future meeting. Tho president  nominated II. E. Croasdaile, G. E. C.  Martin, J. Roderick Robertson, J. J.  Campbell and T. G. Procter as the  committee to go into the problem.  A communication was read from  the Vancouver board requesting  the Nelson board to affiliate with  trades organizations throughout  the Dominion in securing tlie passage at the next sitting of parliament of an equitable bankruptcy  act which would be uniform in its  workings from Atlantic to Pacific.  The method of action suggested  was that of interviewing candidates  for parliamentary honors and securing pledges that if returned they  would support such legislation.  The members present agreed that  such a statute was desirable, and it  was resolved that the Nelson board  should help the movement along,  and John Bannerman, M. Ferland  and T. Morley were .-'authorized to  interview the candidates.  On motion of H. E. Croasdaile  and F. Marley it was- resolved that  in future no resolution of the board  or council could be repealed or  amended without notice iu writing  being given to all members in  attendance at tlie meeting when  the resolution to be rescinded or  amended was passed.  The members in attendance at  tho session were: G. V. Holt, president; J. J. Campbell, T. Allen, M.  Ferland, A. J. Marks, T. G. Procter,  C. Hillyer, F. Fletcher, A. G. Gamble, John Bannerman,  G.  Kydd, G.  E. C. Martin, II. E. Croasdaile and  F. W. Swannell, secretary.  - Rossland, November 14.���A   fatal accident occurred in the Le Roi  this morning at   10   o'clock,   when  Norman McDonald, a carpenter employed in the Le Roi, fell 100 feet  in the main 9haft and subsequently  succumbed   to   his   injuries.     Me-.  Donald was working on a scaffold  in tho main or Black Bear shaft ��� of  tho Le Roi   at the 700   foot   station.     The scaffold   was stretched  across the shaft and McDonald was  timbering.    It is said that   he was  placing-a wedge   in   between   the  timbers   and   missed  his   balance,  causing him to   stumble   forward.  The plank on whicli he was   standing turned over and   the   unfortunate man was precipitated headlong down the shaft, falling a full  hundred feet to the   800  foot   station.   The injured man wa9 at once  brought to the surface   and   taken  to the Sisters' hospital, where Drs.  Bowes and   Senior   attended   him.  McDonald was too   badly   injured,  however, and never had any chance  of recovery.    He died within a very  short time after he was brought to  the hospital without recovering his  senses.   He was single, aged 28 and  came from Kinross, Prince Edward  Island.  (Conservative) elected, although the^\  had a majority of 40 votes.- The?  protest was based on the fact7 thafc\5  Thornton's deposit was not made fay  legal tender or bills of an3r" chart'-.^l  ered Canadian bank. ' The protest*^]  is based on the Forbes casein -NewsM  Brunswick in 18S5. - Thornton's deFf-l  posit was made the day previous to.fci  nomination by his financial:- agent"j[f  by cheque on the local  the Standard Bank  agency * of j"? j  Phillips Skipped.  "��\  Grand Trunk Manager.  New York, November 14.���President sir Charles Rivers Wilson of  the Grand Trunk "railway and vice-  president of " several , railroads  arrived from London today,' and  has left the city for Montreal to  make such arrangements as may be  necessary in' view'of the ~resignation of general manager Charles M.  Hays to become president of the,;  Southern Pacific. It was stated  today that they are likely to shortly  announce the selection of general  superintendent F. H. McGuigan as  general manager of the Grand  Trunk. He has been the chief  subordinate of Mr. Hays in the  operating department during the  latters's administration of the  Grand Trunk. He was formerly on  the Wabash when Mr. Hays was  general manager of that company  and went to the Grand Trunk in  February, 1890;   The Ottawa Tire Fund.  London, November 14.���The lord  mayor of London in summing up  the achievements of his year's  mayoralty notes that ��54,000 was  collected for the Ottawa fire fund.  A^somewhTit^lml^i^  ever, is created by the fact that the  public has never been informed  how the-money was spent. These  criticisms are pointed, because it  was asserted before the fund .was  closed that the Ottawa fire committee already had more money  than they knew what to do with.  In Anglo-Canadian circles the  opinion is freely expressed: that  lord Minto and sir Wilfrid lAurier,  under whose auspices the English  money was collected, should at once  make a full public statement. Further criticism is provoked by the  publication in the Times today of  an appeal from tho bishop ot Saskatchewan on behalf of the Calgary  bishopric fund. It is pointed out  now that Gauada has become a  nation and she should cease to act  as a mendicant in England.  ' Montreal, November 11.���Harry^,.  Phillips,   a   well   known   sportiiigi|j  man, once the backer of John 'L.";��f I  Sullivan,. arrested   recently.- on'a^f  charge of being implicated in.'the'jel  theft and forgery ' of the endorsa"-^  tion of a $1500 cheque, was tohavet  appeared iii the court of queen's1,  bench to plead this morning. When'Jr1  the   case   was called he did, not,'-'  answer to his name.     His bail has if |  been forfeited and a bench warranty  issued for his arrest.   He is sup-;-;!.,  posed to have gone to- the;United  States.  �� ��;-.'���  To Investigate Frauds.  Toronto, November 14.���The an-^  nouncement was made this morhingT,'^  that the royal commission "to'-en-'^'.  quire into alleged irregularities 'm'%  holding elections and ballot box^f,  stuffing in various Ontario cori-C-4  stituencies will begin sittings earlyj^  in December. Most of the evidence"!?;  will be taken in Toronto. * .The com**$j> i  but  Committee Will Investigate.  BKUaPaVlLLE, Ontario, November  14.���The Daily Intelligence, edited  and published under tho direction  of sir Mackenzie Bowell, referring  to the Cook charges, says that Cook  will probably have a chance to produce his evidence before a committee, whose only object will bo to  ferret out the truth so that the  guilty parties may be held up to  public scorn.  A Technical Point.  BowMANVii.i.E, Ontario, November 14.���A surprise was sprung up-  the public today at the recount in  the West Durham election. D. B.  Simpson, Q. C, representing Beith,  a defeated Liberal, entered a protest against Thos. Bingham, return-,  ing    officer,   declaring    Thornton  mission was named, last spring  has not done anything yet. ,���       /-\  Yale Member vMarried. t    -^  ,  ���^Cornwall, Ont., November! 14.^1  rPennis^Mu rphy^M. L;-A.  foe'- Yale,"-  B. C,   and   Miss   Maud Cameron,  daughter of A. C. Cameron of Cornwall,'were  quietly  married  in  St.'  "Columbian's church   this   morning..  After the breakfast at the residence  of the bride's father they.left for^j  the west. . ' " '--*���<  Will Appeal^�� the Country.  Quebec, November 14.���A meeting of the cabinet held this. morn-y |  ing decided to appeal to the  coun-~  try.   Nomination day is fixed for*.  November 30th and polling December 7th.   ���        ���__  Further Election Returns.  Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, November 14.���Latest returns in the  Algoma election give Dyment  (Liberal) 27.3 majority, with several  places missing.  ^^^^^LegiBlature^DiBBolved.-- --. ., .���  Charlottetown, P. E. I., November 14.���Surprise was caused today  by the dissolution of the provincial  legislature. The election takes  place December 12th.  Parliament Will Meet in January.  Ottawa, Ont., November 14.���It  is expected that the new parliament will be summoned to meet  during the latter half of January.  Not Too Old to Vote.-'  Hamilton, Out., November 14.���  Adam Misincr of Troy, 103 years  old, voted in last Wednesday's  election.** -  -     ...  ���  His Great * Fight. . .  Toronto Telegram. ..  There is no finer strategistin Canadian politics than Hugh John Macdonald. It was a master stroke,  his raid on Brandon, and failure  does not alter the essential fact  that he sacrificed himself to save  his friends in the west. There is a  line contrast between the defeat of  sir Charles Tupper in Capo Breton  and the election of hon. Clifford Sifton in Brandon. Sir Charles no-  ���glccted his own interests to fight  the battles of his friends. Mr. Sifton attended principally to his own  interests, and his friends were  largely left to take care of themselves. . If the resources which  were concentrated upon Brandon  had been distributed over Manitoba  and the west tho returns might  have recorded a Liberal triumph.  Hugh John Macdonald seems to  have sacrificed himself to save his  party, and Mr. Sifton seems to have  sacrificed his party to save himself. <a  4/  1i*HE TEIBUNE: NELSON B. C TBDRSDAt NOVEMBER 15 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  LADIES  Now   that   the   cold   spell has  come    around    we   would call  your attention to the fact  that  our  fAILOR MADE SUIfS  are just the pure stuff to wear  during the frosty weather. We  have  NOW IN STOCK  Navy and Black Serge,  Taffeta Silk Trimmings  Tweed Mixtures, also with  Taffeta Silk Trimmings  SEE THEM  at the  NELSON, B. C.  l  TinrriiiiTiTTTTTiigri'*'a.TrTTrii^il"--''T*t-t-rT-r-grrYTTTr  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  From and after October 1st, all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune  who are served by earrier will  be required to, pay their subscriptions weekly ito the earrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .       .      . .$95  Monthly,-by carrier     .       .       .        1 00  Three Months, by carrier        . .   2 50  Six Months, by carrier   .     .       .       5 00  One Year, by carrier      .       . . 10 00  ���yTttTrilTMTTTYttTHlTTHtltlTITHITSItlllimilll!  people of Nelson are in tlie habit of  writing and receiving letters, as  are the people of all the towns on  the Great Northern's branches in  Canada. These people are entitled  to prompt delivery of all mail  matter handled by the Great  Northern, and this they-.: are not  likely to-get for the Lord only  knows when ; for it will take the  postoffice department officials stationed in British Columbia months  to understand that the Great  Northern has practically Quit  running passenger trains over the  Nelson & Fort Sheppard railway,  and months more will elapse before  the department officials at Ottawa  can be made understand what the  people here are entitled to.  The politicians of Vancouver are  onto their -jobs. They khow when  to make a deal. They are reported  as haying entered into-a bargain-to  allow Maxwell, the Liberal candidate for the commons,, to be returned by acclamation. In.return  :for this, mayor Garden, who is also  a member of the local legislature  and the candidate of the Conservative party for the commons, is to  be allowed to accept office in the  Diuismuir government without a  contest. It is a cold day when  Vancouver gets left. And . the  people of the interior sit still and  take their medicine as if they liked  it. What does the Dunsmnir government represent today other than  the interests centred at Victoria  and Vancouver? Who in that  government represents either the  political ambitions or the business  interests of the fifty thousan.1  people who live in the stretch of  country east of the Cascade range  aud north of the international  boundary line?  WRITTEN  BY  LIBERALS.  Tiik Tribune lias'placed a part oC one column  at the ��� disposal of the Liberals, whoso .views  will be"expressed therein from limo to Mine during thecatnpa'K'). Alike privilege is accorded  the Liibor party and I ho Conservative:1.  The Rossland Miner," whose opinion on questions political is worthless, says Hon. Clifford Sifton when  he arrives here will advise candidate Galliher to drop out of the  race in favor of candidate Foley.  . W..A. Galliher, Liberal candidate  for the constituency" of Yale-Cariboo, is conducting a most vigorous  campaign with the best possible results. Last week he addressed  crowded meetings at Slocan ' City,  Silverton, New Denver and.Nakusp  and throughout he . was well received. In the Slocan, as in ' other  sections of the constituency, Mr.  Galliher is g'ainingmany votesfrom'  the ranks of his opponents, and in  Silverton and New Denver the  chairmen of/.his meetings were  prominent Conservatives who are  supporting Mr. Galliher, and who  gave the audiences excellent reasons for their action.  On the main line of the C. P. R.  Mr. Galliher is meeting with equal  Tiir question of the quick despatch and receipt of mails throughout southern British Columbia  should bo taken lip in' earnest, not  by.boards of trade; for ;they are  more or less, discredited organizations, but by the people in : mass  meetings. The government should  be made understand just what is  needed, and then should be made  carry out the will of the people.  One of Lauricr's ministers is to be  in Nelson in a day or two, and instead of giving him a political reception at the opera house, he  should be given an earnest talk up  in the vicinity of the city cemetery.  Ten days hence, the Great Northern    railway    intends to   begin,  giving Nelson tlie marble heart. Instead of a through passenger train  service between  Nelson and   Spokane, as has been given  for years,  .a jerkwater is to be put on between  Nelson   and   some point down  in  Washington.       It   will    probably  start when it gets ready and pull in  when it has nothing else to do.     Ifc  is not of this  that  the  people  of  Nelson need complain, for if "Jim"  Hill does not want to do business in  or with the town,  the people and  the town can both get along very  well without doing business with  him.     Hut there is one thing in  which the peoplo of the town  are  interested.     The Great   Northern  parries   Canadian   mail, and   the  Put Youp .....  Heads Together  and compare notes .as to who docs the best  laundry work in Nelson and you will iind the  unanimous verdict of everyone in this city is  that our exquisite laundry work is unsurpassed  for its perfect finish, careful treatment, beauty  ofcoloi^ariirgenorarexcellencc^Wcdpn't-allow-  anyonc to touch us for perfect laundry work.  ; ICopt^^oht,'  The KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY  Telephone 128  SIFTON  COWING.  A meeting of the electors of  Yale-Cariboo will be held in the  Nelson Opera-house on    *  THURSDAY, NOV. 15,  When A. L. Sifton, M. L. A., and  others will speak in the interest  of W. A. Galliher, Liberal candidate.  Representatives of the   other  parties will be  invited to speak.  Chair taken at 8 o'clock.  H. W. R. MOORE, Sec.  NOTICE.  All persons aro lieroby warned against dealing  Willi or negotiating Share Ccrtiflcato No. (I'll of  the Molly (.'ibson Mining Company, Limited, for  ono thousand (1000) shares of the Capital Stock of  said company. Said Share Certificate was issued  In the name of George Kydd, and was endorsed  in blank, and was lott.or stolen In Nelson, B. C,  about, the month of October, WOO.  Dated this 7th day of November. A. D. 11)00.  GKOKGE KYDD,  Movchants Rank of Halifax, Nelnon.  success, and everything goes to  show that Foley's tour there has  been a failure. In Golden he was  -joined by Frank Oliver, 3M. P. for  Alberta, and the two addressed a  crowded and enthusiastic meeting.  lu East Kootenay A. L. Sifton,  M.L.A. for Calgary, and S. S. Taylor, Q. C, have had a most successful tour, .speaking at Fort!.Steele,  Fernie and Cranbrook. Mr.-Sifton  speaks in Nelson tonight, and  leaves tomorrow for Rossland and  the Boundary.  The Hon. Clifford Sifton, minister  of the interior, leffc Brandon yesterday for British Columbia, and is expected here on Sunday after speaking at Fernie and Cranbrook. He  will then speak at Grand Forks,  Greenwood, Rossland, Trail and  Nelson, and possibly elsewhere also.  Prominent supporters of Mr. Foley  have been diligently circulating reports that Mr. Galliher will retire,  and even that the Hon. Clifford  Sifton was coming out here with  the object of effecting his withdrawal. These reports tvre deliberate falsehoods, circulated in the  hope of inducing somei undecided  voters to pledge 'themselves ' to support the labor candidate. Fortunately, this scheme has failed of its  object, and -the further refutation  of these stories can safely be left to  the minister when lie arrives.  Mr. Galliher is in the field to stay,  and, what is more, to win.  AUCTION SALE  SATURDAY, NOV. 17  at 2 o'clock.  WATER COLORS  From the brush of  MRS.  H. A.   LANGFORD,  at her home on Victoria Street. Also a number of studio article1;, fiucli'as drawing boards, T  squares, easel--, cln,  Inaddilion lothese will bo sold a collect ion of ���  plaster casts, geometrical forms,-statuary, has  reliefs, some bric-a-brac and cut glass ornaments.  On Friday, from 10 a. m. to 1 p. in., these water  colors will be on view at Mrs. Langford's, and the  public arc cordially invited to inspect them.  The collection comprises scenos in Kngland,  America and Canada. The Xngllsh sconos are  mostly from Oxford and Westminster, being  architectural and interior work, while the American and Canadian scenes are all landscapes.  The sale will be in charge of  Chas. A. Waterman & Co.  Terms: Cash.  Surpassing*  Display in  Fall Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street).  ; FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAIUOR.  OPPOSITE  THE   QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  Large stock of high-class imported goods.   A  .specialty of tho square   shoulder���the  I  fashion In coats.  latest  Kootenay   Coffee   Co.  NELSON, D. O.  , 100  ,-      1    00  - 1 00  . 1 00  -100  Coffee roasters and dealers In Ten and Coffee,  ��� Offor fresh roasted coffee of best) Quality as  follows i  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound.  Java and Mooha Tllend, 3 pounds   Flno Santos,! pounds   Santos Blend, 5 pounds   Our Special Blend. �� pounds ......  Our Rio Roast, B pounds......... .  '���  A to ial order solicited.   Salesroom 2 doors east)  of Oddfollown falnnlc. Wflsti Balrnr ntnaflti.  Vote for Nickerson  to repair your watch. He was  bom in the watch business.  His platform is first-class workmanship. Baker Street, opposite Queen's hotel.  FOR FALL PLANTING  Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs,  Vines and Bulbs���SO.000 to select from.    Address  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver, E. C.  NOTICE. "  All persons having accounts or claimR against  the Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining Company, Limited, are requested to forward saino to  G. Ia. II. Weyl of Nelson. B. C, without dolay ia  order that they may receive prompt attention,  Dated NovciiiborSth, lPOO.  KLMOT & LENNIK,  SollcitorRfor the Company^  to  '03"r*'>  to  to  FRED  IRVINE &  CO.  to  to  to  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  to  to  to  to  L,adieaS*  Department.  Special sale of ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  and combination suits, flannelette night dresses,  drawers and skirts.  fl\   Ladies'  flannelette,   cashmere,   alpacia,   silk,  satin, and  French flannel blouse waists.  /|\ Ladies' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from'��� best  ������Iii makers at exceedingly low prices.  ifi Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  /i\ Ladies' "R & G," "P D," and ��D A" corsets from 75  ifi cents up.  /ii Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from 1 to 10 years  jk of <age.  #1*1 Ladies' golf capes, at all prices.  ,x. ~      ��� ~���   7 *  to  to  fw\. We are now showing the balance of our imported pattern  /ii hats  at  cost  prices ; also a  large slock of ladies'  Millinery   Department,  to  to  to  to  to  to  ready-to-wear hats at low prices.  \*  _  /i\  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   *f*  shirts and drawers, from $1.50 each up. ��/��\  Men's flannel, cotton flannelette, cashmere and silk night /i\  shirts. Men's pajamas in all wights. Black cash- ������J^  mere sox 25 cents per pair. "'  Latest novelties in neckwear, collars, cuffs, regatta negli-  ffy.  gee and fllannel shirts. c      /ft  Men's  Department.  House   Purnishing   Department.  to  to  White lace curtains, from 75c per pair ; chenile and tap- *j\  estry   portieres,   from  $3.50  per  pair; chenile and itji  tapestry table covers from 75 cents. -^  Tapestry carpets, from 45c per yard up ; Brussel carpets, .?"  from .$1.00  per yard  up; Wiltons from  $1.25 per /i\  c     yard up ; Axminsters, from $1.25 per yard up. iii  Floor oilcloth, from 35 cents per yard up. ���*���  White bed spreads in all  qualities ; Wool   comfortables 'f*  from $1.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from .$2.50 up; /i\  wool blanket (white) from $3.50 up.  All    Carpets   Sewn    nnci    I^nid    Free    of    Charge.  to  to    to  _ _ ___ iBirasnE &; 00.1  18^00,00. ^0 .00. 00.00! ��� 00.00* ��� 00* 't^ ��� 00* m00) ��� 00* '00* ��� ^?"0^' %��' '____^ *^S*^5^ '^S'^B* '^Sfc'^S' *^S*^S" !^^L'^2^ *^fl2*^a^ *^^^*^& *^& ���^**-^*��  **^^l^^^^ ^^*^Ek* ^^"^Sa^* **'���*�� *^5k" ***^ *^S^* *^^ #^^- >*^ *^bk * ^^ "^"^ * ^^ ' ' 0& ' 00'~0Bt ''00'"0/0 ' 0&\ 00 *'^0!' 00 ' 00' ^0 * 00' ^0 ' 00' g0f ' 00 .00*  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson ���  American arjd European Plans.  MEALS   25    CENTS  BOOMS LIGHTEDBY KLECTIUCITY  ANDHEATKD BY. STEAM     ��-*...gfl CBuT8L-TOKl=  QUEEN'S  iii:  il-  BAKERBTBEET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated With .Hot Air.  Large ��� eomf or table' bedrooma - and. flra t-olasB  dialog-room. 8ample roomo for oommerolal men,  RATES $2 PER PAY  Mrs, E. fc ClarKe, :��� Prop.  LATK OK THK BOYAI, HOTEL, OAmABY  ELECTORS-  DnrinR tho heat of tho RlectioiiH  VOTE  for the  10c       BIG   SCHOONER      10c  Beer or Half-and-half nt, the  VOTE  FOR ....  A.  H.  MacNEILL  of Rossland  Candidate of the Liberal-Conservative Party for Member  of the House of Commons for Yale-Cariboo.  PLATFORM  Adopted by the Liberal-Conservative Party in Convention  at Revelstoke, September 15th, 1900  We, the delegates of the Liberal-Conservative party of Yale-Cariboo  constituency, in convention assembled, .reaffirm the principles of the  party, and more particularly that cardinal principle, protection to home  industries, and that that 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 manufacturing industries of Eastern Canada ; therefore, we advocate that the duties on lead  andjead^pj^djicj^-jjjeyncreased,s^i^^  imxiosed by the UnitedStates on the same articles^ -���       -^  That the output of the precious < metal mines is largely increasing,  therefore we favor the establishment of a mint, so that the specie in circulation shall be that of our own instead of that of a foreign country.  AVe advocate the restriction of the immigration of Chinese and Japanese, and all classes who cannot become good citizens of the Dominion  of Canada, and suggest- the adoption of the principles of tho Natal Act.  British Columbia has not now the representation in the federal parliament that she is entitled to: therefore wo advocate that when the  redistribution of seats ismade that this constituency shall be given representation according to its population. ,:���*���  That it augurs well for the success of the party that Hugh .Tohn  Macdonald has decided to leave the 'field of provincial politics to take  part in the larger one that affects the people of the whole of Canada.  Always freah.  Tho only Rood Beerln Ntilaon  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  ; Fi/jadden House ^teMof  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained  under one management since 1890.   _  ���The bed-rooms are well'furnished and lighted  by- electricity.  : .'" ,  The bar' is always stooked by the best dom s-  tic and imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN,, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  . Bar stocked with best brands of. wines, liquors,  and'Cigars. Beer on draught. ��� Largo ccrufoit-  a Me rooms.  FlrtitKilaau towe board.  CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE-ROOMS IN NELSON  Houston Block, Corner of Baker and Josephine Streets.  Head Oppiok at  NELSON, 11 C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at. Nelson,  Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne'e  ponver,.; Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver. '  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson g,   G.   TRAVES, iManagGP  ORDHaBB DT MAIL BEOHIVH CAEEyUL AMD PROMPT ATTXWTWN  WHOLESALE TRADE  j    CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THOUPR & CO., LIMITED.-Corncr Vernon'  and. Cedar streets, Nolson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers'in eerated*waters and  frnit syrups.' Solo, agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone CO. ���l* I  ASSAYERS' 'SUPPLIES.  WF. TKETZEL & CO.���Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers -in assayors supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.'  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale --dealers in liquors, cigars  cement, fire brick and (Ire clay, water plpo^and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-Wholcsalo dealers in telephones; annunciators, hells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER  MILLING   COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay."'Straight or  mixed cars, shipped  to all   Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  jEdmontonJl.' R.^MiU8^at:Viororia,^NewJw;e8t^  uiinster, and Edmouton, Alberta. '   *  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  - street, . Nelson (George F,. Motion's old  stand),' Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26. .  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker, street,   Nelson,  ��� ��� wholesale dealers in fresh and ourod meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES. -������'-'"$;  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and'  �� " Hall : streets, wholesalo grocers and \  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubhors, |  maokinaws and miners' sundries.  ���___  KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMI-]  TK0���Vornon   utreot, Nolson,   wholesalo |  grooora. ��� '           JOHN CHOLDITCH tc CO.-Front) Btreot), Nolson, wholosalo grocers.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front street, Nelson/,  ���   wholesale   dealers   lu   provisions,   ouredi  meats, butter and oggs.   HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES. I  HBYERS & CO.���Cornor Baker and Josephine]  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining suppllos.    Agents for Glant|  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY .  : Baker St., Nelson, wholesalo dealers inl  hardware and mining supplies, and water audi  plumbers'supplies. ���   >. .  -  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON 85 :COyCorner Vornorl  X and. Josephine. streets, Nelson, wholesaUl  dealers in liquors, olgars and dry goods. Ageutaf  for. Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Calf  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  ���AMILTON  POWDER COMPANY-Bakerl  ���   street,' Nelson; manufacturers of dynamite]  sporting, stumping and black blasting powder*,!  wholesale dealers in oaps and fuse, and elootrl-f  blasting apparatus.  BP  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILL...  LIMITED���Comer Front and Hall Btroetej  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealer?  In sash and doors; all kinds of factory work madij  to order.       ��� -  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMJJ  TED���Corner Front and Hall, atreots, Neil  son, wholesale dealers tn wines (case And bnlkj  and domestic aud Imported Dagara.  ai*"^����!**'��*e.r��:^7' Tfa&W^JMJh ���������NmJSm-^.O   THURSDAY; NOVEMBER 15 1900  S  BMK OP iONTBiAl  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  HEIST    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. Goorgu A. Druniniond Vicc-Prosident  K. S. Cloustou General Managor  NKLSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker aud Kootonay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor. =  Branches in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohango and Cable  Transfers. ���   _ ,   _    ..,  Uiant Commercial and Travolors Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATK OJ" 1NTBRK8T PAID.  A MORNING WITH A SCOUT.  THE BANK IDF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Established in Nelson in 1890.  Is 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.  Capital Authorized $2,500,000  Capital Paid up $2,458,603  Rest  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branoh���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manager.  Mr. Hales, the special correspon-  11 nt of the London Daily News, in  mi amusing account of an early  morning scouting expedition with  i lie celebrated scout, Driscoll, fiays :  As we rode, the little track brought  ii ��� hard up ou ono side against the  bosom of a mountain; on the other  t.linre was a ravine, deep, black, cov-  cred with loose boulders and dark  green bushes, a nico place to bo shot  in. Driscoll, who rode rifle on  thigh, had no such thoughts, for as  lie rode he sang once more his etor-  iml refrain:  IJ [ion my life,   said the   silly  old  wife,  There's a malm   Suddenly, without any warning  of any kind, tho hills rang with tho  echoes of a dozen rifles, and the  lead spit-spattered on the cliff sides  all round us. "Come on," yelled  Driscoll, and, driving the spurs  home in the big gray, ho dashed  along that narrow goat path as if  ho had been on an open race track.  1 got as close to my horse as I  could. On wo went, and in tho  midst of tlie echoes from the rifles  I caught his voice howling: "Upon  my life, said (ping, ping) the silly  ', old wife (ping, ping, pash), there's a  malm (ping,ping, pash). We rounded  a Lttu*n in the track, . and my  heart nearly fell over my horse's  head, for I saw that we were- in a  blind alley; a mountain rose in  front of us like a wall. " "We are'  nailed, Driscoll," I shouted ; "trapped like rats." "Not yet, sonny;  we've got a good chance yet," His  Irish voice was steady- and calm  .now. Out of his saddle he slipped,  and, running to the cave, iii tlie  track, he dropped on one krtee, and  began to shoot. I saw a man in a  tweed suit leap half wav over a  boulder, then sprawl down ou top  of it on.his belly, and lay where  he sprawled. Another darted from  a rock toward a clump of bushes,  but,he, never reached them. He  stopped suddenly, dropped his rifle,  and tumbled backwards towards  the spot he had started from, Then  the rest took cover like a lot of rock  rabbits. They knew by. this time  that there was a man behind the  rifle in the top end of the gully,  and they knew too well what a man  and a rifle could do in such a position to dare to take any liberties.  Then the scout gave me my orders,  sharp and clear: "Take your horse  by the head," he' said, "and climb  up the side of this ' kopje. Keep  your horse between you and those  fellows down there. I'll drop the  first man who shows himself. When  you reach the top put your horse  over the brow of the hill, and then   tako-cover. Don'kexpose^yourself,.  but make them think that you are  there to shoot; then I'll follow  you." I did not waste any time in  argument. There was no time for  folly of that kind. But just lugging  my clever" little Basuto by the  bridle we made the climb. It was  a terribly stiff place for a horse to  go, but that Neddy was as tricky  as a oat on his feet. Once or twice  I heard tho bullets whizzing overhead, but Driscoll's rifle cracked at  the same time, and I kneSv there  was little danger for me, for men  can't shoot without showing themselves, and I knew no man down in  that ravino would pop his head  above a rock for many seconds with  the grim scout watching from  above.  As soon as I reached tho top I  was out of all danger. Grabbing a  few loose rocks, I rapidly built a  schanze, such as the Boers use when  they are going to lie down and wait  for a shot at a passing enemy, and  there I ensconced myself. The ruse  was successful. The Boers, think-,  ing I had a rifle and meant to use  it, lay quiet until Driscoll clambered  iip the same way he had sent rae,  and neither of us had a scratch.  As we galloped homewards, I said;  "Well, do you think you'll ever  coax me out on such a fool's errand  again?"  "Yer a hard malm to plaze," he  paid, dropping into his native  brogue, "A; rael hard malm to  plnze. -You growl about monotony  of camp life, 'nd. phiu Oi give ye a  good day's outing ye grumble the  more, ye onthankful lump ov quill-  drivin' sin."  "But what blessed good did it all  do?   Tell we that, you Irishman?"  ALL  mmsms sold 25 per cent cheaper than any other  HOUSE IN NELSON.  Latest Up-to-Date Stock.  Purchased Direct from the Manufacturers.  "Only this," he said. "That gully  looked like a pass that would lead  into the"enemy's stronghold, but I  know now that it was not. Had a'  strong patrol gone into that blind  alley, how many men do you think  would have come out alive?-Mighty  few, my friend. And let me tell  you, that there have- been enough  saddles emptied in that fool's fashion already in the British army. A  good morning's work I call it!"  And so did the general   when he  heard of it.  Lardeau Claims Bonded.  Ferguson Eagle.  It is with more than a degree of  satisfaction that tho  Eagle can announce  the fact that the Towser  Mining Company, so well known iu  this district, have decided to accept  tho liberal offer of the owners of  the Towser mine,  D. Ferguson and  J.   Knowles,   and   will   commence  work with a full force of men in-a  few days.   It Avill be remembered  that early last spring this company  discontinued work, pulled up the  rails, brought -down their supplies  and outfitaud stored them in Batho  iS: Company's warehouse, but it will  also bo remembered that tlie company were anxious- to acquire the  property at a smaller figure.   Failing in this, nothing has been  done  all  summer long.   The owners*;  at  ���that time offered to give them IS  months iirwhich to prove the pro-'  perty   and   make   the    payments.  And this is what has taken place.  The balance, $37,000, $3000-having  already been  paid, is divided up,  the first one due in six months,- and  the balance divided up for the following     year.       The     managers,  Messrs. G. P. Ritter and J. M. Skeaif  of. Chicago will arrive in a few days  to take charge of the work.   John  Sweeney will likely be foreman.    It  is   thought that at  least twenty  men will be employed.   The company" did some 500 feet of development last winter, and as they buy  all   their   supplies l' in    town���an  example for one or two further   up  the hill���it will help materially   to  liven   things   up   this   winter.    S.  Daney, having received instructions  by wire, is busy packing the outfit  back to the property.   The Towser  Mining Syndicate is one of the best  concerns that ever operated iu this  district,*aud if tlie Eagle is rightly  informed' great credit is  due   Win.  Cowan for having re-interested the  company and bringing  them   back  to the country again.   Mr. Cowan  like other men���except a few wiseacres who are paid for their knowledge   (?)���has   confidence   in   the  Towser.   There are no unnecessary  officers, directors, clerks, red   tape,  etc., and the manager's word goes���  no instructions by   cablegram.   It  is not a stocked company, but a cooperative syndicate   consisting   of  Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis  capitalists.   With such a combination things should go with   a   vim  this winter, and if the   Eagle   can  rely on the opinion of local miners  the Towser will be.shipping ore before next spring.   The property   is  only six miles up the   south   fork,  via the Silver   Cup   trail.'   Cabins  and other necessaries are   provided  aud no time will be lost in . getting  in  supplies' and   placing   men   at  work.    For a   property   that   has  been condemned   by   "experts" as  often as the Towser "it do beat the  ���band."      ________  "Well, little chap," said the  stranger in the family, picking up  one of the children, "what are you  going to be when you aro a man?"  Nuffin," said the* child.  "Nothing���Why?" asked the  stranger.  "Because," said the child, "I am a  little girl."���Tit Bids.   wsia      ~~  ' ; Mra. T>. 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.  BRONZES of All Kinds  MANICURES AND MANICURE SETS  With Stones and Without  CUT GLASS, in White and Colors  LADIES' CHATELAINE BAGS.  SILVER TEA  SETS,  They are Beauties  MUSIC ROLLS  It is impossible to describe  all the Goods I have in stock,  but your inspection of them  is solicited.  Our Watch and Jewelry department has no equal in the  Kootenay.  ALL  GOODS  IN MY  STOCK  WERE  MADE  IN,      r,  1900.  ���>���*  DOVER, The   Jeweler  -j*snE"n.so"N-, b. c.  ROSSL.AND   BrVOIINBBRIlNa   WORKS  CUNLTFFE  &  MeMILLAN  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has hcen thoroughly overhauled and is an good  as new :  1 12"xl8" Ingcrsoll-Sargcant Air Compressor, listed at !* drills.  1 Vertical Air .Receiver, S'xS', 5-10'! shell, "i" heads, complete with all fillings.  1 (X) h. p Return Tabular Boiler, r-'xl*', 4" heads, 82 3" tubos, tested lo 1S0II, cold water pressure,  02s h��avy .'HI" smokestack, and all other flittlngs complete.  Watch this adverti-cment for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete Hal.   We  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northoy Pumps.   Stool* carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  NO   MORE   TIGHT   BELTS���****����*  CJUHNQ   SURFACE  -���  \Vpreservative and'filler for belts. It is the only material that will  :perriianehtly. prevent'.belts from clipping and allow them to be run slack.  It-produces a'smooth clinging surface, perfectly preserving the belt, but  does'not cause it. to "stretch.    For leather, cotton rope or rubber, belt*-.  Contracting Painters, Docorators, Paperhangers.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly ilrst-class work.  Estimates furnished.  Residence MlU8treeti.   WET.SON    B   C  cthi m OF  Front Doors.  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  c   Shingles  Rough: and  Dressed Lumber  - of all kinds.  I�� WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WK WILL MAKE IT FOB TOU  CALL AND GET PRICES,  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKE STREETS, KELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VJ2UNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lurr-bor Always in  Stock..  We  carry a complete   stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sasli arid Doors.  ' Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  ���PoUt WlNfe  %��  "A Big j*?*  Wilson's  - Invalids'  Port  ', Specially recommended  for dyspepsia,   loss of  ' ��� appetite,   .sleeplessness,'  ��� indigestion,    weakness  ��� from whatever cause,  nervousness, . fevers,  consumption,    malaria  '   and general debility.  Women complain of a  tired feeling. Wilson's Invalid's Port is immediate  and efficacious, leaving no  narmf ul effects.  Men will tlnd it particularly valuable as a restorative and u strengthener of  the body and nor v<! system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  HUGH R. CAMERON  Real Estate and  Insurance Agent  The only office in-the city which  issues its own policies.  AGENT  FOR  Norwich Union Insurance Co.  Connecticut Fire Insurance Co.  /Etna Insurance Co.  Commercial Union Insurance Co., Ltd.  MONEY TO  LOAN AT 8%  ON  STRAIGHT  MORTGAGE.  BAKER STREET  NELSON  GAIVjBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  *  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  H^D^-ASHGROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to br a  first-class wheelwright.  Special attention given bo all kinds of repair-  leg and onstom work from outside points.  Hhovi   Hall St).. bfidwRPii  Baknr and Vernon.  B.C. EXPRESS  and Transfer Co.'  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Olllce wilh the Nelson Wine Co., Halter stroet.  CIEO. F.-MOTION, Manager.  Telephone 98.  MRS. A. HALTOn!  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  C7w. West & Go~  o     COAL I      WOOD!  Hard Coal        <RQ CR ICrow'a Neat   . "tR IK  Anthracite      -��B��P��-M final 0HI.UI  DBIjIVBEBD  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can he accepted unless accompanied  hy cash.   Office:   Corner of Hall        TCI FDUOUF   V.  and Baker"Streets. ICIXMIUHE   00.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  tebms cash     *W. P. TiKJWEY, Goneral Agent  TalepN&na H7.   Oiflea with 0. I". 3, <*hriaUe.  FINE  DRESSMAKING A SPECIALTY  MADDEN  BLOCK.  MRS. ENFIELD'S  HALL   BLOCK,- NELSON.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business lots in the town of Phoenix,  50 feet frontage. Original cost ��1,000. AVill sell  for the same Hguro on the following terms: One-  third cash; balance in six and twelve months.  Address. F. B. H..post, office box 198. Nolson. B.C.  NELSON LOTS FOR SAlX  ~"  Good building lots for sale. Cornor and one  adjoining, fiUxl.TO; ?.�����'. Two inside lots faOxlUO.  S'iM. All on Mill stroet. Title clear. Apply to  atrnohan Hrothers, opposite Die post nfilce.  FOR RENT  fi-roomed house and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold water, Observatory street, - magnlllcent view; rent, including water rate", ��25. per month.  5-roomed house, corner Cedar and Carbonate  street1!; 820 per month.  fl-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $15 per month.  l-roomed cottage, Gore street 312.50 per month.  9-roomed house, corner of Mill and Hall streets;   SHO per month, from 1st Novomocr.   Kents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  D.J. Dewap, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  for salk  Baker street property at a bargain; 50 feet, on  Vornon street, near Hall, with houses routing  for $40 per month : only #2.500.  7-room house, Stnnley street and Mines road,  beautiful location; 81.��.00. ��500 cash.  Fine largo house and lot on Carbonate street for  $2,000, easy terms, 8X interest.  Houso and iwo lots, Ward nnd  Houston street,  ��1,075, oasy terms.  2 nice building lots, Mill street, aj'sno.  TO ui<:*-*T.  Nicely si tun Led hoarding house.  7-room house, with liath, Slutiloy street., S25.00.  7-room house In Hunio addition. $20. This bouse  has full mode.'ii conveniences.  Offlco in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  IIPING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND: SOLD  Hlcholleu. 1000  FOR SAIaK.  Large hotel, furnished complete Ihroufthnnl,  In a good live town ; roasonablo terms.  ���A complete set of tinner'*! tools.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STRKKT  FOR SALE-CHEAP~  Six lots corner Observatory and  Hall streets,  drained and cleared for liuildiiiK.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TOTOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Aimlj 0. h, LKNNOK, Holaoltor, Ncl��on B. 0  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AST) BOTTIXBS OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ^S^toW^d-     BreWery at Nelson  [pTTmrnvTmrnHmimiiiwinilliimttlimn^  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  .Allen's Apple Cider.  L    THORPE & CO.  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Bakor streets.  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 5S9. TKLKPHONli) WO, 96  DR.  ALEXANDER  FORIN  OFFICE AND RESIDENCE  Silica   street, between "Ward and  Josephine streets.  Telephone 120,  AECHITECTS.  EWART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker streot. Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  HHARLKS PARKER���Mining and milling en-  >"-* frlnoar. Tumer-Boeckh Block. Bakpr street.  VaiUon  &  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 83, A. K. Be A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In each month.  Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelaon Lodge, No,  26, Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. V.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, overy  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Vlsitln|-r Knight*  cordially Invited to attend. I*\ .1. Hradloy, (J. C;  J. A. Puquctto, K. of.lt.te 8.      __________  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1092. moots In I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay stroets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brothorn oordlally Invited. It, Robinson, W. M.  \V. Crawford, Recording-Secretary,  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant lo the " Creditors' Trust OooiIh Act"  and A mem! Inn Acts.  Notice Is hereby glvrn that Charles Trumbull  nnd Aloxandor John McDonald, la'ely carrying  on business as Tobacco and Cigar Merchants in  the City of Kaslo, British Columbia, in partnership under tho llrni nninonud style of Trumbull  fe McDonald, by deed of assignmentfor tho benefit of creditors, bearing date the 2Mnl day of October, A. 1). I'ltw, have assigned all their and each  of their personal estate, eredtlsand effects whicli  maybe seized and .sold under execution nnd all  their nnd 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 or priority all tho  creditors of them, the said Charles Trumbull and  Alexander John AicDonald, or or nit her of I hem,  their iust debts, according to law.  The'said deed of assignment was executed by  the said Alexander .lohn McDonald on the 23rd  day of Octobor, A. V. 1!W0, and by the said  Charles Trumbull on tho '-Villi day of October, A.  I). HMO, and by lhe said Itobcrt. .McLean on tho  L��7th day of Octobor, A. D. hfO.  All persons having claims against tlio-said  Charles Trgmbull and Alexander .lohn McDonald or against cither of them aro required on or  before the :��)th day of November, WW, to deliver  to the trustee vouchers and particulars of the  wim ���, together with particulars of any security  which may ho held by them therefor.  And notice is hereby given that after the said  :!0ih day or November, 1!XX>, the trustee will proceed to distribute the assets among those parties  who are ontilled thereto, having regard only to  the claims of which he shall then have had due  notice.  A meeting of the creditors will bo held at tho  olllce of McAnn & McKay, Front street, in the  said city of Kaslo, on Thursday, the loth iliy of  November, 1IKX), at tho hour of three o'clock in  the afternoon.  Haled at Kaslo lhe 27th day of Ootober, A. D.,  160(1. McANN S'McKAY  Solioitoru for the Truuloo  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���M-ELSON MINERS' UNION NO.' 96, ,W. F. o ���  '1���,���   M.���Meets in miners' union rooniB, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  .Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting mem,  bars welcome, if. It, Mowatt, President. Jomo -  Wilkes, - Secretary.     U.vion Scam: ok Wages  kob Nklson    "Oistiiict���Por   shift,    machine ,  men, 93.20: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers,-  carmen, shovolers and other underground laborers, $3.00. - f  ���TIRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu--1' V5|  ���"- lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor4 >,/1  Council will beheld in the miners' union haU,-'5yl  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tho<%l  lirst and third Thursday of each month, at) .- r  7.30 p.m. G.J. Thorpe. President. J. H. Mathe-' \\  son, Secretary., r  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union C: I  -are hold on Wednesday evening of each ,,4f  weok, at .7 o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall cor- ;*"|  nor Vlotoria and'Kootenay streets. K. Robin--- -M  son, President. - James Colling, Secretary. _v   -*��**���  ARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 19C, of^M  the International Journeymen Barbers \jn-~??���!  ion of America, meets every first and third Mon-^l  day of each month In Minor's Union Hall, cornet "��&|  of Vlotoria and Kootenay streets,-at 8:30 p.m. Ss-I  sharp. " Visiting brothers cordially invited to' "I  attend. J. H. Matheson, President W. 8. Bel- ''r  villo, Secrotary. - ���   >~  "DRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION. :~'S'  ���*-* Tho,Bricklayers and Masons' International.  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth> �� L  Tuesdays in each, month at Miners Union hall.'vI  Jr W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording "^ f  and corresponding secretary..    .,* "  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  toctive Union, No. 8121,-A. F of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-  ker and Kootenay streets; overy Monday evening ,."|  at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Amen-   ^l  can   Federation   cordially  invited   to attend. .^|  James.Mathew,'President.'John Roberts, re-,,  cording secretary. . . ^"'  ���ftTELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The; regular' -"  ���*����� mooting of tho Painters' Union'is held ^T  the first and third Fridays in each month at Min- -  ors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. H. Millward. *  President; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.      , >  ���;  LA8TERKR8'  UNION-The O. P. I. A. No."_.  172, meets ovory Monday evening in the-*1-  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at'*" i  8 o'clock.   J. D. Mover, president:,Donald Mc-t ^1  lAftn. aaanraaf-.ai.rv' *"     v * ^  SHERIFF'S SALE!    ' ,;"/���  Province of British Columbia, Nelson, in Wea ''  Kootenay, to wit:  Hy virtue of a writ of flcri-facias, issued out of*,  tho Supreme Court of Britith Columbia, at tho,-  suit of the Bank of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to  me ��� directed, against the goods and chat "5  tels of the Two Friends Mino. .,��� Limited  Liability, defendant", I have seized'/ and  taken in execution all the right, title and interest  of tho said defendants, Two Friends <Mine Hm- ' ���  lte<LXiaJjility,_in-tho_nilneraUclniin=known=as==i|  and called "Two Friends,"situated on tho divide  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on the east)  slopo of Lemon creek, located on the 31st day of  July, A. D. 1895, and recorded.in the office of the  mining recorder for tho Slocan Ciiy MinlngDiv-  ision of the West Kootamay District.; on the 10th  day of August, A. D. 1895; and also all the right  title- and interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty (CO) tons  of oro, moro or less, mined from tho mineral  claim "Two. FriendH," and now,- upon the property : To ro<*over the sum of two thousand and  eighty-nine dollars and eighty-live cohts (S2.08JI-  .85' togfthor with interest on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents (8208(135)  at six per centum por annum, from the 'jtith day  of Septombor, lilOO, until payment, besides slier  ill's poundage, olllcer's fees; and nil other legal  incidental expenses: All of which I shall expose  for sale, or sufllclent thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at tho front of my olllco  next to Hid court House, in tho city ot-Nclson, H.  C, on Friday the 2i!th day of October, A. D��� 1900'  at. the hour of cloven o'clock In the forenoon,  Notk.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to Interest nnd tltlo of the said defendants.  Dated at Slocan City the 12Ui day of October,  1900.  B. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootenny-  The above sale is postponed until Monday, tho  2Cth day of November, HJO0, at the same place  und hour. S. P. TUCK,  Sherifl'of South Kootonay.  NOTICE.  Itossland. H. C, November Dili, 1900.  To F. H. SAi.isriL'RV :  Nolico is hereby given that I, William Griffiths,  intend to claim the interests in the following  named mineral claims formerly held by F. B.  Salisbury, on which he has neglected to pay his  share of Lhe expenses of the annual assessment;  work;  To wit: ,       ,    ���,       ���,������  A one-half (!) interest in lhe "Hunker Hill'  mining claim. . .     ,    .,��� ,,.       ���    ,  ,  A. one-half (J) interest in the "Sullivan mining  claim. .    ..,,., ...   ,  A one-half (') in forest in the "ludclily "uniting,  claim. ,  All lhe adjoining claims, situated o the west  fork of I ho north fork of Salmon river, in,tho  Nelson Mining Division,  This action is taken under Section 11 of Chap,  fer i.'), of the statutes of IS*) and amendments of  lflOO. WILLTAM D. TOWNSKND,  Agent for WilllanrClrliliths.  '  LAND   NOTICE.  N'olice is hereby given, that sixty days afterdate 1 intend to apply to the gold commissioner  for a lease on crown lands, situate in West Koot-  onav district, about ten miles from the cltv of*~  Kaslo, lu a northerly direction, consisting ol 160  ncrcs of unoccupied crown lands, commencing at  a post marked U. P. L., thence north on the lake  front. SO chains, thence-west 20 chains, thence'  south 80 chains, thence east 20 chains to place*'  ���mil post of commencement,  C. P.LOUPIN,  $'&$k*w#'jm THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, R C, THTTBSMT NOVEMBER 15 1900  Received Direct from the Makers  HOUSEHOLD SYRINGES  FOUNTAIN SYRINGES  COMBINATION  SYRINGES  HOT WATER BOTTLES  and all dlasses of Rubber Goods.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  Wholesale and Retail Druggists  and Dealers in Assayers' Supplies.  VICTORIA  BLOCK,   NELSON______;-  ..Fit=Reform Clothing..  LEADS  IN   PUBLIC  FAVOR.  Keep this in mind when buying.your Winter Suit. We  are now carrying a complete stock of Fit-Reform makes  nnd can ensure satisfaction. See our magnificent lines  of fancy vests.   The  very   latest in  style and  pattern.  The Nelson Clothing House  217 AND 210 BAKF.R STRKKT. NKf.SOaV.  STOVES!       STOVES!  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  _j aaaiaSaa'aB'aSa'aaiaS g'lg'lg-g'g'g-'g-g'g'g'g-'  "Mechanics' Tools  to  to  -sell  all to  an m  to  m  to  We sell  them  kinds of them.  Our stock is probably the to  most complete and best as- to  sorted in the city. jJJ  The quality of all the tools JjJ  we sell is guaranteed to be j��  ai. i^\  If there is anything you to  want in this line you should to  come here���you'll find it. JJJ  McLACHLAN BROS., J  &2'.l*'.&'**'>*.&'4?'*?'l*'4��'*','* ���>>*>,a*a*-��lf'-a,-S,-^,-aS''-a^'-*g:afe'^-'  1 �����s-aap.JS.'t.a_".^.S.Cr-'��5-'C-C-'-r":*: ~ ^^^-TZ-**-**-*>���,*���-��> ft*^*  ���*"2>r^-1=--'.  e2.p3.t_1.t  to  to  TO  Contractors and  Builders  ^  &  to  to  to  to  to  Having disposed of our business-t"o~Mr7 Ernest_Mansfieldrwe--iV  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage -$  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can (Jfl  only say that those traits which h.ave built up for us and maintained m  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout z&  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 -$  may honor him with their patronage. *$  Thanking you Tor past favors, -3?  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.      |j  T. a. PROCTER, ."$  Late Managing Director        fij  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  to  to  To the Public...  to  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 jjm  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My ^v.  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest fWr  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods in larger %*  quantities than before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a ^  lower figure. fife  It is our Intention to install machinery to manufacture our fife  marble products, .and next season we shall be in a position to supply jm  these products at reasonable rates. fih  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, fife  Tiles and Cement. fife  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the fife  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this ydar. We also fife  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building ��fe  Stone. X  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and $*.  Builders. to  . ERNEST MANSFIELD, to  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. fife  Successors to ���fl/J->  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd. fi$  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  ***���**+ VA^^Xsrru^K^SM^^it^tnaa^uvsa^fVHXx'X  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that in virtue of the Act  of the Dominion Parliament, 63 and 64 Victoria,  Chapter 103 and Chapter 104, the name of  THE   MERCHANTS' BANK   OF   HALIFAX  will be changed to   ���  Zhc IRo _al rfSanh of Canaba  from and after  the Second day of January, 1901.  E. L. PEASE,  General Manager.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  city urn NEWS  Llaughlou Leuuox of Barrie.Oi.t.,  who was elected to represent South  Simcoe in the house of commons, is  a (-oii9in of G. L. Lennox of  Nelsou.  Tlie fire department had a prac"-  Lice run to Thorpe ��fc Company's  bottling works last night. A fast  run was made nnd the test was satisfactory.  A r tli iii* L. Sifton, M. Ij. A., "of  Calgary arrived in the city last  night and will address tlie citizens  of Nelson at the opera house tonight in the interests of candidate  Galliher.  Sheriff Tuck has seized three  horses, two wagons and some harness belonging to Wr Costello. The  latter, it is understood, will contest the seizure on the ground of a  previous bill of sale .to his mother.  At the Methodist church last  night Rev. J. H. White delivered an  interesting talk on the "Course of  True Love." A musical program  was rendered in which Mesdames  George Bell, Dr. Morrison and Murray, Miss Jessie Lillie and Mr. Murray participated.  Rev. John Bennett Anderson, of  London, Eng., known in many lands  as the "Singing Evangelist," is passing through the city on his way to  southern California, and will deliver a temperance lecture in the  Methodist church this evening at  8 o'clock. A collection will be  taken.   Mr. Sifton's Itinerary.  Hon. Clifton Sifton left Brandon  last night to stump the Yale-Cariboo constituency in the interest of  candidate Galliher. Mr. Sifton opens  his tour at Fernie on Friday night,  and speaks again at Cranbrook on  Saturday night. He will be in Nelson oh Tuesday afternoon for a  short time, but the present program  is that he will go through to the  Boundary, speaking at Grand Forks  on Monday night, at Greenwood on  Tuesday night-, and at Rossland on  Wednesday night, returning to wind  up the tour at Nelson on Thursday  or Friday next.  To Build Their Own Road.  M. H. Cowan, the representative  of the American syndicate which is  opening up coal lands in the Pincher I  creek section, states that his syndi- |  cate will have a new railroad to  carry the output of their mines to  a market. "We do not expect the  C. P. R. will give us a"fair shake in  competition with the Crow's Nest  Coal Company, but we have the  money to make our industry a success and are prepared to build a  road altogether independent of the  C. P. R. and Great Northern if  necessity demands such a move. I  am just on my way through to  Livingstone after transacting some  business at Spokane. AVe have 40  men at work on the property and  are pushing development ahead  rapidly. Only one tunnel is started  but we five taking out coal constantly, though" not for shipping  purposes. Six months hence we  will be taking out two thousand  tons of coal daily, which is just  double the production of tho Crow's  Nest Coal Company.  Kootenay Valley Railway.  Bonner's Ferry Herald.  Arrangements are being made for  a through passenger service on the  Kootenay Valley railway, so agent  Casey informs us. Commencing in  about ten days, a through service  will be established between Spokane  and Sandon? The train will leave  Spokane about 8 a.m., reaching  Bonner's Ferry about noon, and  Sandon at 8:15 p.m. The train  leaving Sandon will depart at 7  a.m., connecting with the Kootenay  Valley railway at Kuskonook at  2:40 p.m., reaching Bonner's Ferry  at 5 p.m., and Spokane at 9:30 p.m.  These trains will connect with  steamers at Pilot Bay for Nelson.  The Nelsou passenger train on the  Spokane Falls & Northern railway  will be taken off and a mixed train  run on that road, the intention  being to handle all tho Nelson passenger traffic via Bonner's Ferry.  NE1S0N MINES AND MINING  .Suit Instituted.  A suit has been entered by Robinson P. Briggs of Kaslo against  Samuel Newswander of Kaslo,  Charles-Doras of Paris, France, and  Jean Daginace of. tho same place.  The action involves an important  interest in the Cork and Dublin  claims now being worked by the  French syndicate represented in  British Columbia by J. J. Fleutot  and reported to be very valuable.  -In his .'statement of claim Briggs  asks the court to declare that he is  entitled to a half interest in tho  claims or to order, as. an alternative, that the defendants incorporate a company under the statutes  of this.province to work, the property in'question and issue to him  one-half-of the capital stock.  Tlie claims are located on the  south fork of Kaslo creek which is  rapidly forging to the front-as a  mineral. district. The defendant,  Newswander, purchased from the  plaintiff the Monarch and the Two  Kids claims alleged to occupy the  same ground as the' Cork and Dublin, and Briggs alleges an agreement by which he was to receive a  block of ..stock in a company to be  formed to operate the claim. He  asserts, however, that defendants  allowed the Two Kids and Monarch  to lapse,and then had their own locations, r"tne. Dublin and Cork,  crown granted, and maintains that  in equity he is entitled to his interest in 'tlie ground. ,   .-  The Highlander mine at Ainsworth is to be equipped with a diamond drill .for the purpose of prospecting the face of the big tunnel  wliich is now in 1000 feet. The  drilling plant is ordered, and will  be delivered on the property  shortly." '"     ,  Mining Records.  Yesterdays mining records were:  Locations���The Missing Link and  Salisbury on .the north side of  Morning^mountain by George De-  Main, the Maud on Wild Horse  creek by^Joseph Bradshaw.  Certificates of work���To C. Sher-  bert on the Florence Fraction, to  AndrewrSostad on the Webster, to  Otto .Tohuson on the Central.  ��___���'  lEIElS   &  GO.  3ST-E3LSO-N-  KASLO  dS-a^isr -Dorisr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner Ilakor und .lOKCphino    flun  TELKPIIONR 27  W  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Everything must go at the Nel-  son'Vurnilnre Store lioforo November Inili.  Wanted���At Hotel Phair a good  are-lily man lo art as yard man and night, poi-tor.  To Let���Five room house; $10  per month.   Apply third door In rear of Are hall.  s   Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Tulophorjo  call 35.  Don't forget the Nelson Furniture  Store has fjood values in lace curtains, $1.00  a pair.  For Rent���Store in Tremont  Hotel block. -Apply to Malune & TreRiUiia,  Tremont hotel.  There are still lots of good bargains in carpets at Tho Nelson '"iii-nitiire Store,  ���10 cents per yard and up.  Large well  furnished   rooms to  let. Apply rooms 1 ar.d .*> *\laudonald building,  corner Josephine and Vernon streets.  Wanted���A sen-ant girl; an all  round worker. Inquire today al. residence of  John Houston, soulhcust. corner (..'-lrbonate and  Hall streets.  All cooks, waiters and waitresses  are venues-tcd to attend a special meeting at tho  union hall on l-'riday. 10th instant, at 8 p.m.  sharp.  A Hard Strain..  If you will consult us in time about the con  dition of your eyes, you will never be compelled  to strain them in reading your newspaper because of defective vision.  Prompt attention is proper precaution. Come  today.   V\'c make examinations free.  -  PatenaudeBros.  Watchmakers and Opticians.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  -WED.VKSDAfS-QUOTAIIONS.  Apked.  STOCK.   :  Athabasca ?   I* 00  B. O. Gold Fields.  Big Three   Black Tail   Brandon & Golden Crown   Canadian Goldfields Syndicate..  Cariboo (McKinney)   Cariboo Hydraulic   Centre Star  *  2"-  IB  H  85  70  1 '.1     1 45  Crow's Nest Pass Coal    51 0''  California  ';  Deer Trnil ConHOlidatcd  'i\  Kvoulng Star   Golden Slur    Glint   Hammond Ueef.,   Iron Mask..-   Jim Blainu :.:.-.....:..   King......; ���������  Knob Hill. ;:���������.���������������  Lone Plno-Surprlsc Consolidated..  Monte Chrlsto Consolidated..:...  Montreal Oold Fields   Montreal & London.-...-.,..;. ���.  Morning Glory.   Morrison   Noble Five   North Star.   Novelty....;.   Old Ironsides   Olive.. '.-   Payne   Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ...  "Republic   Virtue...   War Kagle Consolidated   Waterloo    White Bear   Winnipeg   '"'.". SALES.  500 Fairvicw   2000 I.X.L....'...; ���   1000 Republic   1000 Golden Star.   l.ino Golden Star. ......*..;   1500 Golden Star    201,0 Golden Star.   Bid.  S 1 50  2"-  U  10  5  Si  CO  1 25  i as  4ft 00  3  13  READY FOR WINTER  Just received a large  consignment of  English Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  Theo. Madson  BAKER STREET.  LADIES' TRIIPED HATS  It  2V  4  '���3  ;;i  2  of  OI  :*s  15  9  6  50  40  10  i  .1  1  :i  1  ���T  :i  ii  (i  :i  24  5  \i  117  ���H  . 01.  li  7"  40  15  10  <-:��  85i  25  28  71J  iu\  ���u  25  1 07  1 044  3*  3  :'������  2'  ���''i  24  n  18.1  70  2}  25  OK  21-  PERSONAL.  A. L. Sifton,. M. L. A., of Calgary,  is at the ilgtei Hume. ;������������,  Lee   Coombs   of   Rossland   was  registered at tho Phair yosterday.  Hugh Ferguson and Frank And-  rich  of  Klbra, Ontario, are registered  at  the  Queen's.     ;.  Ernest Pearsall of Winnipeg and  J. Sheppard of Niagara Falls, Ontario, are at the  Madden House.  Menno Unzicker of Chicago, the  well known mining machinery man, is registered  at the Hotel Phair.  T.   Morgues came   in yesterday  from Lemon creek.   He is bow |n chai-go of lite  work at the Chapleau mino. -'  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  ���    JOSEPHINE STREET.   FOE,    S.A-IL.E  Eight head of Horses and one  team of Mules.  Can be seen by applying at the  office of J. W. Stewart, near the  C. P. R. depot.  Christmas..  Presents-'.-.  Can be purchased to  advantage at the Sale  of Work and Bazaar  which the Ladies' Aid  Society of the Catholic  Church will hold in  the Opera House for  3-DAYS-3  . . .Commencing ...  MONDAY, NOV. 19th  Lunch served daily from 12 to 2.  Dinner from 6 to 8 p.m.  _-&_~&_i;_Z;2L:&__\;SL;_Z;&��_;        ^'d'd'd'd'd'5  .fe.-*-^^*****^*5^^^^^^*   '     ^STS^^^S-^^B  j{j Something1 New  to  to  to  $   MORRELL'S  MORRELL'S  CELEBRATED  HAMS and BACON  $   CELEBRATED  to  ||j   HAMS and B/\C0N  to  to  to  vk". Direct from Iowa's world tamed Corn Belt.  (|/ . Iowa's Pride Ham, 22c Iowa's Pride Bacon, 25c  to    to  to  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  V{{   Telephone lO 185 Baker Street  ^*-^*&'.S'S'i&*S''^*-5t'St*^'a>'MB>       ^���^���<*,^^'^.^.<  *.aS�� St7____._m_t. ___*7__s7_S_^ST___iZ____i7____r__S ^**.^^l^*Z^^l^^^^rS^li  %  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  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.  ���    ���   ���    ��      M. tv  ill      ���    ���    ���    ���  Wm. Hunter & Co.  NELSON  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limitad.  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-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS,__WJNDmZS___and^LASS.__ _  Get Our Prices before  purchasing elsewhere.  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  THE   BEST IS ANOTHER  NAME  . . . FOR THE . . ..  Brand"  TEAS,  COFFEES,  SPICES,  EXTRACTS and   BAKING   POWDERS  Morrison & Caldwell  SOLE AGENTS.  The Red Front Grocery-  ..i.wx\-vW��aX*a'k.  BAKER  STREET  Northern Spys, Greenings, Ben Davis, Baldwins, Seeks  ...BY   BARREL  OR   BOX...  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  W SMS I IT COSTS BUT ONE OBNTmQB&l  To drop us a post card tbnt we may call and give estimates.   It savea many dollars.  Never   have any plumbing done until you nave Been our goodn and our priced.  OPPOSITE  POSTOFHOiffl.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers]  ?raH^gzt^^_i_?KFt*irzp^

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