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Array DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  ritmne  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO  DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR,  NELSON:   FRIDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 23  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  EXTREMELY ELUSIVE MOTHER LODE  Prospectors  in  the  Rover  Creek  Section   Vainly  Endeavor  to  Locate It.  PLACER POSSIBILITIES AND OTHER MINING  MATTERS  The   Rover creek section has a  genuine romance in the shape ..of a  mother lode which has defied the  researches of prospector's*, for years.  Any mining,mail familiar with the  l(      country believes in the mother-lode  theory.and believes that some- day  l'? ^ the parent vein will be found and  "���*''    its lucky locator transferred into a  millionaire   instanter.     As   Rover  creek is staked from source to mouth'  -it is probable someone has the great  ledge located arid that further work  will reveal its whereabouts. In any  event Rover creek will always be a  good section, as a number of properties live showing up well.  The mother lode theory is based  on the fact.that float as rich as anything found in the wide world, has  been taken from the bed of Rover  '-.-reek.' A number of these specimens can be seen in Nelson, one for  instance at- Vanstone's drug store,  though there aro many richer  samples than this particular piece.  This rich float is literally studded  with gold and would run many  thousands of dollars to tlie ton.  Many specimens have been found,  and the conclusion very .naturally  is that somewhore along the creek  is the vein from which tlie iloat  was ei'Oded. Three years ago there  was a rush to the section and the  country was prospected and staked,  but no 'one ever- got-!the mother*  lode or. any ore remotely resembling in richness the float from tlie  creek.-- The great trouble encoun-  . tered in the search for the elusive  veiii;is that tlie wash is from 30 to-  (50 feet deep .and it is next to impossible for the average prospector  to work under these conditions.  Therefore the Rover creek mother  lode remains undiscovered, and  . what is probably the richest free  gold vein in British Columbia has  yet to be uncovered.  Work was recently suspended  for the year on the Whitewater  group on Rover creek. The season's operations were satisfactory,  and the property has a splendid  showing. Further development  will be carried out next spring.  Placer Mining Near Nelson.  One of the very few points anywhere within many miles of Nelson  where placer mining is followed  with any measure of system is on  Rover creek. Three partners have  had a camp a couple of miles  above the mouth of the creek and  Jiaxe^=worked=iall~summer.i==i:Itys.  stated they have netted $90" a  month for. the whole summer and  that the trio will remain on the  creek for the winter. The creek  was originally washed by the  French Canadians who worked up  the Columbia river after the Forty-  nine rush to California. These  men came in a quarter of a century  -, ago, worked the creeks draining the  '' free milling belt of Nelson and  passed on years before Nelson was  thought of. They took the cream  off the.placer ground, but left much  gold behind, as . according to the  traditions of the 'camp, the forty-  niners would work- no sand in  which they could not see gold. The  days of the big placer strikes iu the  Nelson district are gone, but it is  not at all unlikely that .with modern apparatus for saving fine gold  a number of creeks might be  worked to advantage.  It is reported that a lone miner,  a survivor of the great Cariboo  stampede," is';working the headwaters of Hall creek with good results. The old miner comes into  Hall with a little sack of dust sufficient to purchase enough supplies  for a couple of weeks and a moderate supply of "red eye" and then  travels back to his placer claim  without divulging any particulars  ���as to his lay. The general impression is that * he is doing well. Up  to last year the bed of Forty-nine  ���creek was washed by Chinamen,  but so far as is known no placer  gold was taken out of the stream  last summer. There is an impression among mining men who have  gone over the ground, that the  ���creek has changed its course some  what at some period and that if the  ancient bed was located and worked  the results might be startling.  A Splendid Showing.  . ' ^Vork on the Juno group is progressing steadily under the direction" of - Charles Parker, the company's engineer, and the showing  on the property at the present time  is very gratifying. -Mr. Parker  spent Wednesday at the Juno and  returned with a niii-hber of specimens from the workings in which  free gold is found in every direction.- The crew is drifting on what  is termed the Venus vein and are  in 00 feet. The ore removed is  carefully saved on the dump, and,  as it assays over $20, the work to  date has more than paid for itself.  The tunnel is to .be continued 890  feet to tap the Juno vein, which  crosses at right angles. This ledge  is ten feet in width and averages  $10 to $12 across.  Struck a Rich Pocket.  One of the Wilson Brothers came  down from the "Birds Eye mine  yesterday and confirmed the report  as to the discovery of a pocket  carrying highi.values in free gold.  The strike was made in the drift at  the foot of the shaft and the ore  was sacked up at once. Work has  been suspended on tho Birds Eye  for the present, one reason for this  being the extreme difficulty of  .keeping the trail open. It has' not  been decided whether the property'  will be shut down.fo'* the balance of  the Avinter or work; recommenced  in a .few days. .  A, New'Wagon Road.    -  It is stated that work will be  commenced about December 1st on  a new wagon road four miles long  from Slocan City to Lemon creek.  This will eventually connect with  the Lemon creek road and forms  another link in the network of  roads with which the country is  being covered. It is expected also  that the road will materially benefit Slocan City business men. The  town has been more active during  the last year than at any time since  the boom several years ago, and  with the properties opening up on  Springer and Ten-mile creeks the  advance should be even more  marked next year.  Position of the French Fleet.  , Paris, November 22.���The admiral in command of the French  fleet in Chinese waters cables"that  _he^has,divided his ^vessels into three:  more death, that of Clayton Tucker,  has occurred near Columbia, making a total in that .section of 24.  Three members of the Ellis family  at'Walnut lake were killed. - Clarence' Thomas living near Corinth,  Mississippi, was carried away by  the wind and no trace of him has  been found. In Arkansas six dead  and 25 injured have been reported.  The victims are principally negroes.  The streams are"swollen and altogether the storm section presents a  scene of terrible devastation. "  squadrons in accordance with instructions to make the best showing  of the French flag. The first  squadron will be stationed in the  gulf of Pe Che Li, which will be  the base of operations, one vessel  at Nagasaki and another at Che-  Foo. The second squadron will be  stationed at Shang-Hai, its duty  being the surveillance of the Yang  Tse Kiang and its contiguous  islands and the coast as far as Foo  Chow. The third squadron will  .cover the coast from Fod Chow to  tlie Tonquin frontier.  A British Dreyfus Case.  London, November 22.���The extraordinary interest taken here in  the Dover canteen scandal, which  has been dubbed tbe -'British Dreyfus case," was accentuated today  by the acquittal of master gunner  Acheson, accused of initiating a  conspiracy against second lieutenant Beckett of the Royal Garrison  Artillery. The latter was acquitted  on October 13th of embezzling canteen money and Acheson demanded  a trial by court martial on the allegation 'that he had hatched a  plot. His acquittal is taken to  mean the reopening of the charges  against Beckett. As a coincidence  DuMaurier's son was selected as a  member of the court martial,- while  Beckett's father was a colleague of  DuMaurier of the staff of Punch.  Denounce the Edict.  London, November 23.���Nine  ministers, says the Pekin correspondent of the Morning Post, wiring Wednesday, have written long  letters denouncing the punishment  edict and declaring that Tung Fu  Hsiang must be punished. Dr.  Mumm yon Schwartzehsteiu told  Li Hung Chang' that the, foreign  powers themselves must punish the  guilty officials. It is reported that  Chinese troops have repulsed a German expedition, but no details  have been received.  AFFAIRS IN THE DOMINION  C P. R. STEAMSHIPS WILL  CALL  AT VICTORIA  The Phaeton May Follow the Pheasant  to Panama Waters-.General  News Items.  Emperor Improving.  London, Noveniber 23.���Better  news has been received of the emperor's condition at Copenhagen, A  courier has arrived with news that  the doctors believe the crisis has  passed.  PROTEST FROM AMERICANS  ATTITUDE OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT UNSATISFACTORY.  Think It Is Simply Fighting for Time  find That the Rebellion Will Be  ."-  Renewed in the Spring.  Disasters of the Storm.  Nashville, Tennessee, November 22.���Latest reports from the  districts swept by Tuesday's storm  show that seven persons lost their  lives in Williamson county.    One  New York, November 22.���A  copy of the following letter addressed by V. C. Lymau, secretary  of the American Association of  China, to- W. W. Rockhill, United,  States ��� commissioner, tjo -China, has  been received here:  Shang-Hai October 23rd, 1900.���  Hon. W. W. Rockhill, United States  commissioner to China.���Sir: Being strongly impressed with the  critical situation and the unsatisfactory nature of the attitude 'presented by the Chinese government  at this time, the committee of this  association desires to present its  views with reference to the following matters which we trust will appear to you to be of sufficient importance to warrant the transmission of the substance thereof to the  state department by telegraph.  1. This committee most strongly  deplores the appointment to high and  important government positions in  the central and southern provinces  of reactionary men who have given  the strongest evidence of their  sympathies=with=the=whole=Boxer=  movement and uprising and who  are thus appointed not only to  counteract the influence of the  friendly provincial officials from  the viceroys down, but for the purpose of eventually inciting the  people through this whole district  to a renewed uprising of vastly increasing magnitude against the  powers.  2. Believing that the isolation of  the court at Si Ngan Hu means a  dangerous delay in the conduct of  negotiations and the impossibility  of bringing them to a satisfactory  conclusion we believe that strong  measures should be employed to enable the emperor to escape from  the dangerous influences of the reactionaries by whom he is surrounded and to facilitate his return  to Pekin or such other place as he  may be accessible to the foreign  representatives.  3. Wo would most strongly urge  and represent that the imperial  edict denouncing prince Tuan and  others high in rank is both insincere and meaningless, that it was  issued merely in an attempt to delude the powers and without the  slightest intention that it should be  carried out.  4. We sincerely believe that'  every function of the central government is now being employed  with a view of renewing the movement against the foreigners in the  near future, that it is fighting for  time, with the hope that by next  spring the whole empire will act as  a unit in a final attempt to drive  out the foreigners. I have the  honor to be, sir, yours respectfully,  V, C. Lyman, Secretary,  Montr ia Ala, November 22.���An  official of the steamship department  of the C. P. R, today denied the report published in Pacific coast  papers that the C. P.'R. would fight  the Great Northern Oriental steamship line. He declared- there was  no truth in the story- that the C. P.  R. boats might not call at Victoria  going up, as the Gulf of Georgia  route   was not practicable.     The  company might cut-down the time'  by twenty-four or thirty hours, but  that had not been definitely decided.    Weil-Known Canadian Dead.  Montreal, November ' 22.���Wm.  Evans, a Avell-knp wn Canadian  seedsman, died this afternoon, aged  80 years. ....  Ottawa Recount.  Ottawa, November 22.���Tho recount in Ottawa was* concluded today. The result is the cutting  down of the majority of Belcourt,  Liberal, from 20 to' 17.  A Mamnfotn Hotel.  Toronto,^ November 22.���Work  was begun today tearing, down the  old buildings on the site of a new  hotel costing a-million and a half  dollars to be erected'here.  May Follow* the ^Pheasant.  Victoria, November 22.���II.M.S.  Phaeton, flagship. of commander'  Fleet, senior .officer of the Pacific  fleet, has\_beenyordered by the  admiraltiy'tVoe keptvih readiness  to follow H.M. S.*: Pheasant, whieh  sailed thisinorning.to Panama; ��� '-  Insurance Company to Build.  Montreal, November 22.���The  Liverpool and Loudon and Globe  Insurance Company has purchased  the premises adjacent to their present building, paying $60,000, or  oyer $21 a square foot. The intention is to erect a new eight or ten  story building.  Barns and Contents Burned.  Canning, Nova Scotia, November  22.���The big barns of R. G. Kinsman & Company were burned last  night with their contents. They  contained nearly one hundred head  of cattle, twelve horses, 350 tons of  hay and $2000 worth of farm  machinery. Insurance $10,000,  about half the loss.  Lace Workers' Troubles.  ==WASiilNGTON,=-November-=22i���=  Secretary Gage and assistant secretary Taylor today gave a second  hearing to the legal representatives  of the lace workers imported by Dr.  Dowie for employment at the lace  establishment which he projected  at Zion, Wisconsin. The lace  workers, four in number, accompanied by their families, were detained at Philadelphiaon the ground  that their admission was a violation  of the alien contract labor law. It  was contended by the lace workers  that they were establishing a new  industry. The representatives of  the lace workers in this country  denied this and after two hearings  before special commissioner Rodgers  in Philadelphia the latter decided  against their admission. The case  was then appealed to the secretary  of the treasury and last Saturday  he gave a hearing at which Samuel  W. Packard of Chicago, Dr. Dowie's  attorney, advanced legal authorities for the admission of the lace  workers.  Clinton Rodgers Woodruff of  Philadelphia represented the Amalgamated Society of Lace Workers.  There were also present Mr. Gom-  pers, president of the American  Federation of Labor; commissioner  of immigration. Powderly, James  Stevenson and John Paulison, officers of the lace workers' association and several others. Mr. Woodruff argued that the facts elicited  before commissioner Rodgers upon  which the latter's decision was  based could not be controverted.  An affidavit offered by Mr. Packard  to prove that there were no operatives in this country who could  work the Nottingham machines was  ruled out. Mr. Woodruff's argument was largely a legal one based  upon the decisions of the courts.  Associated Press Directors.  New York, November 22.���The  election of fifteen directors of the  Associated Press was held yesterday. As the balloting was very  heavy the result was not known  last night. The count shows the  election of the following gentlemen:  Frank B. Noyes, the Washington  Star; Charles W. Knapp, the St.  Louis Republic; Victor F. Lawson,  Chicago Record and Daily News;  Stephen Omeara, Boston Journal;  Albert J. Bahr, Pittsburg Post;  Harvey W. Scott, Portland Oregon-  ian and Portland Telegram; G. E.  Thomson, St. Paul Dispatch; W." L.  McLean, Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, and Don C. Seitz of New York.  The six others are as yet unknown.  Defeated the Rebels.  Colon, Colombia, November 22.���  Via Galveston.���The rebel forces at  Buenaventure have been completely crushed by the Colombian  government troops, who captured  three cannon and two generals.  General Albana, the governor of  Panama, personally directed the  operations on board the British  steamship Taboga, seized by the  Colombian authorities, and saved  the situation .there.  BULLER PRAISES THE TROOPS  SAYS  NO ARMY EVER BEHAVED  BETTER.  Some German Critics Sent Him a Lot  of Old Iron, Which Was Significant of Uselessness.  London, November 22.���Speaking  this evening at. a banquet in his  honor, general Bnller defended the  British army against the charges of  ravishing women and of barbarous  Vtreatmen t^ of. Boers . declarin g, ,that  "all were false. He said "that in  three cases of alleged assault upon  women that were brought to his  attention.two of the accused were  Hottentots following the forces and  the third was a local Kaffir. "No  army   ever behaved better," said  general Buller.  There is no doubt that the fact  that the war has come to a crisis  induces severe treatment, but why  is it so ? Are the real patriots  fighting for the country? The  whole people whom we know as  Boers either have already surrendered or are prisoners'/or are doing  their level best to surrender.  People left in the field are either  mercenaries or bandits."  General Buller qnoted an Orange  River Colony judge .as saying that  the moment when the men in the  =field=ceased=to=be=paid=the=war-  would end.  They Sent Him Old Iron.  London, November 22.���General  Buller, the former commander of  the British troops in Natal, during  a speech today at Exeter on the  occasion of a sword of honor being  presented to him said he had received-a quantity of old iron sent  by German critics while trying to  relieve Ladysmith. He said the  laugh was oh his side, because when  the iron came he was inside Lady-  smith. There is an old saying in  Germany "He should.be thrown  upon the old iron heap," meaning  that the person referred to is of no  good. It may be presumed that  the sending of old iron to general  Buller by his German critics had  reference to this saying.  Died From Morphine.  New York, November 22.���An  overdose of morphine taken to relieve suffering caused by an overindulgence in liquor today ended  the life of Dr. Robert Acton, a physician and well-known football  player of the Harvard team in 1893.  He died in the Presbyterian hospital.           Still Unsettled.  Lonoon, November 22.���Contrary  to expectations the racing calendar  today did not give the decision of  the stewards of tho jockey club in  the case of tlie charges brought by  lord Durham against Leister 'Reiff  the American jockey, and it was  learned that the investigation is  still in progress.  KRUGEB'S RECEPTION IN FRANCE  He   Is   Enthusiastically   Received   by   the   Residents  of Marseilles.  SOME COIN THROWING ALMOST PRECIPITATED A RIOT  Paris, November 21.���The program of the welcome to be extended to president Kruger is held  in abeyance for the scrutiny of the  president. The whole of the second  floor of the Hotel Scribe has been  retained for the use of Mr. Kruger  and his suite.  Marseilles, November 21.���Mr.  Kruger bore the sea voyage very  well. Many of his friends say he  looks in better health than before  he left Pretoria. The heavy gale  and rough cross seas which the  Gelderland encountered in the  Mediterranean, however, proved too  much for the distinguished traveler  yesterday and for the first time  since he started for Europe he was  seasick, but Mr. Kruger showed  little effects of his seasickness today and ate a hearty luncheon.  Afterwards he received delegations from various municipalities  and societies in the hall of the  hotel. This proved to be a severe  trial, as Mr. Kruger had to listen to  a couple of hours of eloquent but to  him unintelligible addresses in  French, and he left the hall visibly  fatigued. He retired to his apartments for an hour's rest, and  Michael Davitt delivered a short  jiddress on behalf of the Irish people, which evoked most enthusiastic  applause from those present, during which cries of "Vive la Ireland-  aise" resounded. The gist,of Mr.  Davitt's address was interpreted to  Mr. Kruger, who is pleased with  his reception. Mr. Kruger only replied in the hall of the hotel to the  first address delivered by Mr..  '.Thouree,- president of the Marseilles  commission, 'who_ presented - the  traveler with a symbolical bronze  group entitled "The Defence of  Home." Mr.     Kruger's     reply  breathed the same determination  to resist to the end as expressed in  his speech at the landing stage. He  said the situation was terrible for  the Boers, but it was no wise inextricable or definitive. They now  appeared to be crushed by numbers  but he was still firm in the hope  "that the reign of the sword would  ere long be overthrown by that of  justice."  , Oom Paul received a great ovation  from" his hearers. Although the  former president had retired for  rest, the crowd still remained in  front of the hotel aud horse cars  and carriages could only pass with  difficulty. The crowd called upon  the party throwing sous from the  balcony^of^the^hoteWto^take^ofl^  their hats as Mr. Kruger passed,  but the seemingly plausible explanation was given that they were  Englishmen and did not understand  French and foolishly threw small  coin into the crowd, which they  had frequently done on similar  occasions in England. The Frenchmen misunderstood this and imagined the sous were thrown insultingly at Kruger, hence a tumultuous crowd endeavored to invade  the hotel. The police prevented  this, but the hotel people were  obliged to close the doors and late  this afternoon an unfriendly mob  was still stationed before the building which was cordoned by police.  Marseilles, November 22.���Today proved a triumph for Mr. Kruger.   An assembly of such  masses,  exceeding even most sanguine esiti-  mate, may be partly   explained by  the ceremonious obsequies of the  bishop of Marseilles, including an  imposing religious procession  from  the cathedral.     Kruger delivered  his manifesto in a low voice, but  one vibrating with emotion, accompanied by energetic gestures of the  right hand.    Tlie last sentence of  his declaration was  uttered with a  vigor, and decision, which  bore out  his reputation as the incarnation of  iron, will  and stubborn  resistance.  His mere delivery of a declaration  of   such    far-reaching   importance  testifies to tlie independence of his  character, as it came as a surprise  to oven  his  intimate  political  advisors, who  up  to the last were in  ignorance of his determination.  He announced to the world this  morning that the Boers would be a  free people or die and tho faces of  f.  >  j  -     7?1  -��*'  * -"v-i-I  the men about him���Fischer, Wes-  sels, Grubler, and the other Boer  representatives���bore the look of  fearless determination reflecting  the spirit that Mr. Kruger declared  animated every man, woman and  child in the Transvaal.  The unfortunate occurrence at  the hotel on the main boulevard  alone marred the character of the  demonstration, which up to that  moment had been unanimously and  exclusively a tribute of sympathy  and admiration. "Vive Kruger,"  "Vive les Boers" and "Vive la  liberte" were the cries that formed'  a hurricane of cheering and *swept  over the city. Unfortunately the  highly reprehensible foolishness* of  a half dozen persons in throwing  small coins into the crowd as Kruger  passed acted like magic in conjuring  an anti-British outburst "which it  needed all the promptitude and  energy of the police to prevent becoming a serious disturbance.  Everyone' expressed astonishment  at the robust and  healthy appearance of Mr. Krnger,' considering'his  advanced ago.    He walked firmly,  leaning but lightly upon his cane'  when he crossed the landing "stage '  to the landau -in  waiting, containing Dr. Leyds and MM. Pouliat and *  Thouree.    Tiie landau was followed  by five  carriages  containing Boer -  officials, and these were followed  by six others convoying'the officers J  of the Gelderland and the^members :���V"?^  of   the   Marsqilles^n-eception 'eom-'^^  mittee,'" all   forming .'a   nVqct-s.-ion "���-,"<$.  headed   by��� .various   societies   with .^rr*Jf^  handsome banners and' escorted by'":. ��  a large police force: -    ;-"���;-?,' .nr- , 'i^\%  Mr. Kruger  repeatedly ackuow- k   '- .  ledged   the    acclamations''of .the  crowds oir the 'sidewalks and -bal-*  conies of houses,  black with sight--  seers   waving   handkerchiefs. ��� At  soveral     points    along    the   route  bouquets were pre*-ented him  and  on the balcony of the military club"  stood a  group  of officers in   gala  uuiforms who heartily joined in the"  ovation.    On arriving at the hotel*  Mr. Kruger's ears weregreeted with  the strains of a Boer hymn, played  by a local   band, while the standard bearers drew up in  two  rank's  at   the   entrance and   waved   the1  standards   as   Mr.    Kruger ."bareheaded     passed   v between   to   his,  apartments.  Soon after in response  to  a   thunderous  ovation   he   appeared on the balcony and  repeatedly bowed, but as some  ten   minutes   elapsed    without   a,  sign  of  abatement  in   the   enthusiasm he  spoke a few words which were interpreted JutoJSren^ Leyds_  and were followed by a renewal of  frenzy. Finally, to testify his gratitude he took in his hands a French  tri-color from the balcony between  the Transvaal and Free State flags  and pressed it to his   heart again  and again.    The enthusiastic people  cheered him until he retired to his  rooms, which: he found  half filled  with   bouquets and garlands presented by his admirers. .  After luncheon and a little repose  Mr, Kruger descended to the hall of  the hotel, where he received the  delegations. He sat in a gilded  chair immediately in front of the  fireplace, Dr. Leyds and Messrs.  Fisher and Wessels standing near  him. Dr. Leyds briefly interpreted  the addresses of the various  speakers; but it was evident that  Mr. Kruger was fatigued and found  it a great strain to follow the gestures of orators speaking a language  unintelligible to him. While these  wero in progress his eyes frequently  roamed about the room, but ho  listened attentively with his hand  to his ear as Dr. Leyds gave  him the gist of what had  been said. Eventually the effort  becoming too fatiguing, he asked  that other addresses be presented  to him- in writing and then withdrew again to his apartments where  he passed tho evening quietly, receiving no one.  Will Consolidate.  Lansing, Michigan, November 22.  Articles of incorporation for the  consolidation of the former Chicago  and Grand Trunk railway system  in Michigan and Indiana were filed  with the secretary of state today. 2  fin* TRIBttNE* NELSON B. C  PRIDAT TOVEMB****"*- 23 1900  HUDSON'S  COMPANY  INCORPORATED 1670.  It is a well known  fact that the Hudson's Bay Company  sells-the very- finest  Chocolates in Nelson. We have just  opened up a choice ���  assortment of  ROWNTREE'S  ENGLISH-  Creams and  THE.  DRINKING  ���  -    - ,-,-j��� -���-���*-��� -^.->���=.-=-.-���-T���     n.    ..^  qualities in the cup are the important features  to be considered in purchasing tea.  The most  flavored tea obtainable is a pure Ceylon of  choicest quality. This tea is put up in lead  packets, on the estates where it is grown.  It is known as  HONDI  CEYLON  TEA       CEYLON  TEA  If you want some-  thing^nice and- tasty  try them.- Tliey.can  always be depended'  upon to give satisfaction. ,  HUDSON'S BAY  ��tt)e ��ttbwm*  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 subserip- --  tions-weekly to tho earrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier  Monthly, by carrier  Three Months; by carrier  Six Months,*by carrier- .  One'Year, by carrier '  .$ S5  1 00  . 2 50'  5 00'  . 10 00  t���,,,���,,,i,,���rrrr,rn.,��,TT,,,mT,^TW  when in operation will yield an additional profit*of from'$400 to$r500  per month. This is welcome news  to the"people of Nelson.  Engineer Fowlkr of tlie London  & British Columbia: Goldfields has  got things-down pretty fine at the  Ymir-mine.1- The company's total  operating expenses in British-Columbia are now less than .$3132 per  ton, and as.the recovered values  average about $8 per ton it is not  difficult to see that there is a big  thing in the "Ymir' for its shareholders.      POLITICAL POINTERS.  D. M. Carley,* chairman--of the  Nelson Conservative - committee,  yesterday received-- the -, following-  telegram-from--N. Clarke Wallace  and-colonel' Prior, in which they  speak-confidently.of the progress  being?-mader by John - McKane.:  "Ashcroft; November- 22.���McKane-  putting up great"fight,-sure winner  all along the-line.. Do all-you can."  McKane in Kamloops.  Kamloops,- November- 22.���-McKane literally took-Kamloops' by  storm; - His-speech- was* good;- and-  his'canvass most'-successful.- His  supporters-are full of enthusiasm.-  Heis safe'for a good majority.  In tlie'death'of sir Arthur Sulli  van^the musical world loses one of'  its   most   prominent - figures.   His-  operas-will be "the most - endearing j  monument to his memory.  The*--mendicant of the; Nelson--  ���Miriersays-thatfor-ten���years'^l.li.-  Houston has- striven'-to-"organize'  labor. Accepting the truth of-the  Miner's statement it 'will' strike,  most- people that-Mr,-Houston made*  a rather goodjob of it'eventhough ���'  he was a long time at it.  There "are * three ��� men' "in Yale-'  Cariboo who are doing their best'  - to secure the position-of Dominion  representative; but so -far notvone*1  of-them'has promised'the'constitu--'  ency a mint in return for tlie* seat-  in the commons. They manage-  things differently'on the Coast.  The  electors    of    Yale-Cariboo  should impress upon the three-can--  didates'now 'soliciting'their'suif-  rages"that'theyare^in earnest *��� in *  their demand for' legislation5 which'  will foster the smelting- and refining- of lead ores*.in-}Canada*.    They*  should grvev'the candidates^ to'understand 'that they will stand no-  quibbling and support the man who  will do the most to secure the legis  lation: desired.  The ��� secretary ��� of the. Athabasca  gold mine has issued a statement to^  the shareholders in which he says  that the ten- -stamps operated by  the company - yielded- a profit of  $1470 for the quarter ��� ending. August 31st; which is equal' to 20 per  cent upon' the issued capital *-of'the1  company. The further statement  is   made   that  the cyanide plant  WBITTEN'BY  LABOREBSr-  Tiie Tribune lias placed a part of one column  at tho disposal of the'-Independent- laabows,  ���-whose:-views -wills-he ..exprcssod-'thcrein-from  Lime to Lime during' the campaign. A like prl  vilfge is iiccoi-dcdthe Conservative') and-lhe  "Liberals.' --   Tlie Labor party of-Yale-Cariboo  have* no-reason to feebdisheartened  at the'-resultofthe i*ecent meeting  at Grand-Porks of the-Hon. Clifford  Sifton with- Chris- Foley, their  chosen-candidate/' Theslabor representative after speaking of tlie' us-  'ual ��� political "sops"' that are ��� disbursed at election times clearly  showed-that-the*few small- conccs--  sions-granted- by the -Liberal --premier' were'-forced from*-him and  were almost*a dead lettor. -  The-  alieiv   labor-- law" existed,  but was- it enforced;*    Why does  not*- tlie -government -publish*'any  effective- measures -that-' have -resulted from its operation.   Simply  *becanse"'-they*exist-only-on-paperr'^  Mr. i Foley- gave' the- most- sea things  detiuueiations -withwespeet-'to the-  attitude*and- action-adopted- by the-  government ��� in dealing-  with-the-  Slocan strike'and the '-Fraser river  fishing trouble,'*' scab foreign-laborers-and mongrel orientals being--in-  troduced--iuhder ���'the'iprotection of  Canadan soldiers to'oust-the native  workers-* "from 'their rightful positions:  The1 Hon.   Clifford - Sifton,' who-  wa"s*unableto 'deny-the'charges, en->  deavored'by the' 'mildest and1 weak***;  est utterances to "minimize 'the' - dis1'  graceful'eifects-of - the- government  action.   His puerile* remarks in connection witli':partyr politics 'which  have * been thet; foundation - of the  British constitutional1 system,-were  too'childish'tobe' seriously:considered by 6iir free- and < independent  Canadian electors,'who are determined- to���'' promote - and - establish *a  system of-their ' own.   He' spokeof  thevexertions'of-the government in:  securing'settlers 'for    our ^   great  North west * -'��� and * said    that r so'm'eT  might'- have'provedxindesirable,' but;  he forgot*to state1 the -fact*-that'  these-*people were brought into-the  country "by'the" land-owners ��� and  manufacturersJ at - the1 expense* -of  the people-f or' the'' express ���' purpose  of  depreciating native "labor-' and;  compelling'the'* workers-to accept  an infamous low' wage quite insufficient for a fatnily'td live in- proper  domestic comfort.  The-'sympathetic'grandmotherly  statement that the government  could hot enforce the1 law without  securing' the' co-operation1 of the  people' was magnificent in its  simplicity and worthy of one of  our mostvdovoted city, missionaries  who onIy deals in truisms. -  His pathetic remarks on tho  Chinese question -when he-frankly  stated that the; government- could,  do' nothing until it was better  educated on the matter, prove that  he is a worthy disciple of the great  Machiavelli and- we beg to assure  him that the best and most accurate  information to be obtained by the  ignorant legislators will' certainly  be supplied by our representative  when he takes his seat in the house.  Unsuccessful Holdup.  St.  Louis, November 22.���News  wasreceived here last night* of the  holding up of 'the-Iron" Mountain  Cannonball passenger train northbound, at Gifford, Arkansas,  a few  miles this side of Melvern Junction..  The large safe was   charged ' five  times with dynamite, each explosion  making   a  terrific noise and  tearing off portions of the car.    A  large hole was bored--into the.door,  of the safe, but an entrance  could  not be "effected. Tlierobbers finally,  announced thatthey had no more  dynamite and   then gave up the"  task of forcing the- door.     Then,  picking up the local express boxes,  several packages, they ran to their-  horses,   which -had   been' hitched-  near by," and  hurried' away.   No.  attempt- was made, to disturb or  molest the passengers.   Trainmen  say there was about $.100'in  the  boxes taken.  Little -Rock, Arkansas,"November 22.���The-five-men who held up.  an Iron Mountain-passenger- tiain  last night near Gifford havo been  surrounded . by a sheriff's posse  three miles from Gifford. Tho'rob-  bershave fortified-a cabin-' aud i*e-  fuse to surrender. Reinforcements-  have been sent to the aid of the.  posse.  .pol-trWiNfe  --ABIG--XISH  * KG  *:<^  , Specially recommended  for dyspepsia,   loss of  uppel ito,- slceplessncss;-  inuigestion,    weakness  froi'ii whatever'-"cause,-*  U-    ner-vou.-tness,       fevers,*  ,;   consumption,    malaria -  -    and'general ilebillty.'  Women-* complain < - of   a  tired feeling. , Wilson'm In-'  valltTs Port in ��� immediate*  nnd-elUcacioii.s.-leaviiigmo-  Harmful cfl"octn.'  Me'n'wiir'flml'it particularly valuable as ft restorative and a strenRtheiior of  tho bodyand'norvs system*  We recommend this tonio  CANADA DRUfi-  AND BOOK  NeIson,.B,C.  Display in  Fall Suitings  All thefashioriable creations  in Fall and -Winter-wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and. Irish  Sergesyr-Tweeds' i and Worsteds, and'Fancy Trouserings;  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  -Special sale of ladies' and children's wool vests, drawers,  and combination suits, flannelette night dresses,  drawers and skirts.  Ladies--- flannelette,-  cashmere,  alpacia,   silk,  satin, and  French flannel blouse waists.  Ladies' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from best  makers at exceedingly low prices.  Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  Ladies' "R & G," "P D," and "D A" corsets from 75  cents up.  Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from 1 to 10 years  of age.  Ladies',golf capes, at all prices.  Millinery   Department.  We are now showing the balance of our imported pattern  - hats "a".?-cost   prices; also a large -stock "of-ladies'.*  ready-rto-wear hats at low prices.  We are offering men's fleece-lined underwear, in sixes 34  to 44,.from 65 cents each up.  Men's Cartrighl & Warner's national wool and cashmere  shirts and drawers, from $1.50 each up.  Men's flannel, cotton-flannelette, cashmere and silk night  shirts. Men's pajamas in all wights. Black cashmere sox 25 cents per pair.  Latest novelties-in neckwear, collars, cuffs, regatta negligee and fllannel-shirts.  House a Furnishing, Department.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  White lace curtains, from 75c per pair ; chenile and tapestry portieres, from $3.50 per pair; chenile and  tapestry table covers from 75 cents.  Tapestry carpets, from 45c per yard up ; Brussel carpets,  from $i.0O'per yard up; Wiltons from $1.25 per  yard up ; Axminsters,-from $1.25 per yard up.  Floor oilcloth* from 35 cents per yard up.  White bed spreads-in all qualities; Wool comfortables  fronr$i".25 up ; Wool-blankets (grey) from $2.50 up;  wool blanket(white) from $3.50 up.  All    Carpets   Sewn    and- ��L,aici   Free   of   Chanse.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  warn  321 to 331 Raker Street, Nelson,  i  American-aiitl -European-Plans.-  MEAliS  25:  CENTS  ROOMS .LIGHTED BY-SLKCTRIC1TY  AND HEATED. BY STEAM  25 CENT8--TO fl-;*  QUEEN'S  BAKER'STREETl-NELSOy,  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot. Air.  Large c��i*afortoble''bectro<anB''and flrsb-olass-  dliiiiig.TocNtmrBiUnple^itNWHforiOcmimeNlal^eni,  RATES $2; PER DAY  Bl|rs, L C.iClatKe,Prap.  LATE OF-THR 'BOYAI, HOTEL, OALOABY  ELECTORS <  DnrinK -the-heat>bf -the'/clocUonB ���*=:  VOTE'  for tho*  10c       BIG   SCHOONER      10c  Beer or Half-and-half at lhe  NELSON  SAW & PLANING". BEES  Limited.  ���MtfHaHMHMiWMWHMaaTaaal  We-are*prepared to Fur*nlsh*'  by^Rall, Barge-or iTeams-  DIMENSION-LUMBER-  ROUGH and DRESSED^LUMBER'1  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 weranda.posts  store;fronts\   DOORSy-WINDJOWS-and-rGLASS.   Get* Our Prices before-  purGhasIng?ielsewhere.  OFFICE:- CORNER HALL AND: FRONT:STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R, CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  We have: just- received .a large consignment of the  celebrated,Hondi tea, -direct from the, gardens.--   lb is-  easily;the best tea-.;'in;:thea.jnarketrand;ia;:sold^with!:a'>  guarantee.*   Money^refundetl, if 'not' found satisfactory.  Always'fresh; .-  The only good Beer in Nolson  Ea J. ClJItlOV'NJ.Prop.  Corner Stanley and.Sillca-Streeta.���,.���  E. SMnnep  Ncolanda'Building; Baker Strreeti.':  FRED J, SQUIRE, Managers  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   THE ��� QUEEN'S' HOTEL.  IVJadden House  Baker and Ward  :  8tre6t8a=.Nel8on��.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176;  WHOLESALE; TRADE;;  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., LIMITED.--Corner-.Vornon..  and Cedar atreelfi, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesalo dealors.in- roratodiwaters land . -  fruit syrnps.... Sole... agonLs for: Halcyon. Springs,  mineral water.   Telephone CO.-  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.^  WF. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner. Baker, and-  ���   Josephine stroets, Nolson, wholesale Coalers in   assayers - supplies.' Agents for. Doiiver -  Fire Clay Co. of Denver,. Colorado. .  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker stroet, Nelson  ��� ' wholesalo    dealers - in   liquors, > cigars  -  coniont, lire brick,and-fire clay,.wator-pipoiand,-.  steel rails/and general ooninilsslon .merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY. &-.CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholosalo dealers In telephones,- annunciators,-, bells,. batteries,\.'  ilxturen, etc., Houston.block,.Nelsoii. .  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-,  Edmonton R. R.  Mills at Victoria, New West-  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR ��� FEED & PRODUCE   CO.-Baker.  street,   Nolson   (George   V.  Motion's old"  stand),  Flour,-Feed,. Grain,-Hay. and Produce. 1..  Car -lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 2G.  FRESH-AND-SALT MEATS.  BURNS - &   CO.-Baker. - street, ��� ��� Nolson,..  wholesale dealers In fresh and cured moat*.  Cold storas-e.  P.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.���Cornor Front and  ���'- Hall streets, wholesale .- grocers- and  Jobbers lnblankots.gloves,mitts, boots, rubbers,'  maokinaws and miners' sundries.           TTOOTENAY 8UPPLY   COMPANY.' LIMIr!  #**���'��� TED���Vernon- - street,- Nolson. .wholesale:  grocers.      ..    ��� -- .      ��� ��� .  TOHNCHOLDITGH&CO.-Krout* streelvNel-,  V   son, wholesale grocers.  T   Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���"' ���   wholesale- dealers- -in   provisions,   oured'  meats, butter and eggs, ������  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josephine *���  .:-.. stroets, Nelson^ -wholesale��� dealers in bard; >..  Head- Offiok at -  NELSON, B. C,  Wholesale and Retail  DMters i n Meats  Largo stock of high-class imported  specialty of tho square   shoulder���Uio  r���  fashion In coats.  A  latest  Theonly hotel-in'Nelson that'has-remain edi  nnder-one-management since 18B0,-.-���:  The bed-rooms arc well furnished and lighted  by eleotariolty.  The bar-is always stooked'by the best dom s-  tlo and Imported Uqt-rorrand'-olg&rs.- ���-  THOMAS-MADDEN,-Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS.-'-Manage-*-"  Bar stocked-with best-brands of wines; liquors,  and=Cigars,�� Beer on' draught 1 - Large nomto**-'  abla roona.  VlrstKilau tebln board. I,  Markets at���*-Nelson/- Rosalmd--Trail,^'Easlo, Yihir,- Sandonj--SilVertoaj Nev  Denver--^^*Bevel8take,iFerguBon',GraHd*Forks, Greenwood,* OasoB^e^lStyj? Mid;:  way,*'and-Vancoaverr  Mail-Oilers-Promptly1 Forwarded  West Kootenay ItoehepQo-v  ALL-KINDS OF ;  FR1SH AN D SALTED ��� MEM��?  WHOIiBaAiiB*AND RETAIL  FISH AN a, POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker^Street, Nelson jg- Q; TRA3^S^,Jllana.g^  ORDERH BY MAIL RBCBUVB OABSWh AMU PROMPT A^IMTICN  ware and: mining supplies.  Powder Co,  Agents for. Giant  T AWKENCB  AJ  Baker St.,  HARDWARE - COMPANY    Netaon, wholesale..-dealers < la  hardware.and mining supplies, and water aud  plumbers'supplies. .������* ��� ,: ���  LIQUORS *ND DRY QOODS.y  mURNER,.,BEETON & -CO.-Corner-. Vornon, ,  X   and Josephine::streets,:Nelson,- wholesale -'-  dealers in liquors.olgars and'dry goods;,. Agonta-r  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Col ,  g-ary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER,cCAPS,AND FUSE,,  HAMILTON - POWDER . COMPANY-Baker,,  ' street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,-"  sporting,-stumping, and blMk-blasUng-powders,^  wholesale, dealers In caps and fuse/and. electric  blasting apparatus, ^ ������-������-.  SASH AND, DOORS.,  NEL80N  SAW   AND  PLANING   MHaLS,  ' LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson.i manufacturers of and wholesale dealers ���  In Bash and doors; all kinds of factory, work mads  to order.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE'COMPANY,' LIMli*  TED^-Corner ��� Front., and '.Hall stwets,'-N*��}  son,nwholeeai&dealers In wines.(case and.bnUk,.  ��nd iomoaiio and lmport*ed-idgavtiT, yyypysitiii  THE.^f^MEi^M^  a  1/  bane: op. ionpal  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  RBST    7.000,000-00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Bon. George A. Druramond Vice-President  JC. S. Olouaton Goneral-Mauager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) ;Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the prinoipal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Exchango and Cablo  Transfers-- v.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Crodlts,  available in any part of the world.  Draft/i Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  OUllREKT RATE OV.INTKRKST IUID, .  THE  BAREST  METALS,  London Express.  Some people are -untler- the-ini--  pression that the ��� now fairly^fam-  iliar whitish metal platinum is one  of the few substances more expensive than that* fascinating yellow  material we-spend-so great a portion of our lives in hunting.  This, however,, is not, so, oven  allowing that, bulk -by biilkrplati-  num is hardly less than twice as  heavy as gold. At the .-standard .-  4 rate of -C'J 17s. lOicl. per troy  ounce, gold is worth nearly ��47 a  pound, platinum only -620'.'  If, though; you were-the fortunate-possessor of a lump- of platinum equal in bulk to a pound of  gold the silvery looking, lump  would be worth, not ��20, but -C85,  for platinum,' if not the dearest, is  the heaviest thing on earth.  Three times as costly*and practically as heavy is that wonderful  metal iridium, known to the-users,  of gold-nibbed pens as furnishing  the intensely^hard, non-corruptible  silvery- points. Pure- iridium- is  priced at-6(50*per pound,'and-'is so  heavy relatively that, this.-weight;  of it .would be in bulk rather larger  than half the size of a pound of  gold.  Yet-the so-called ������iridium'-.points  of a gold nib are not - of pure iridium, but of a natural blend of iridium and another rare metal, osmium. This blend is found in the  form, of scales���some;, flattened,,  some of a pin-head shape���in -localities where placer, gold is got, placer  gold being the sort that is obtained  by washing .loose,dirt and, not-by;  crushing. -  Of these "iridosmine" scales the  pin. head type alone are suitable  for pen- points, and do not exceed a  fifth .of the - entire yearly * find,  which "may- average ' three ">aruKa-,  half to four- ounces- of gold obtained.  Of the pin head scales  10,000  do.  not weigh more than an ounce, and  arc worth about ��50.    Pure iridium  is allowed -with - platinum . to -make  the closing. faces- of breech-blocks,  for modern artillery.-this.compound.  being   the   only . thing  that   will  stand the corrosion of the gases and  the enormous heat���about 4000 degrees centrigrade. .   Over, a thousand rounds have been fired from a  trial gun without the vent showing  the'slightest-sign of wear.  For pure osmium there is not a  great deal of use, except, in.chemis;  try,:yet'thea-arity. of it drives up  the price to ��10- an- ounce. ��120 a  troy pound. At a temperature of  100 degrees centigrade this-singular inefal vaporises and gives off a  gas;which stains-the experimenters  skin a permanent black, and which  ^may~bIind"hira"by-dopositirig"a"filin"~  of the metal on his eyeballs.  Rhodium is another of the precious metals belonging to what is  known as the ^'platinum group,';: It  is one of the hardest metals to melt,  and will only yield to the electric  are or the oxyhydrogene lime'-fin'-,  nace,- It can-be used, like-iridiuin,  for pointing gold pens.---: Its cost  figures! out to ��85^ a pound, but^ at  tliatitis a'trifle; lighter than,gold,  when taken: bulk:for .bulk. ���  The curiously namedanetal "palladium" stands at ��75 per pound,  and its* appearance is of a silver  white to steel grey. One per.cent  of it makes gold brittle and yellowish white, twenty per cent turns  the compound quite white. The  air has no influence whatever upon  palladium, nor does it tarnish in  sulphuric.gases. Por these reasons  it is used, in alloy with gold, for  the finely graduated scales of valuable astronomical instruments. If,  instead of a silver currency, we  employed- any of these almost incredibly costly; metalsTr-supposing  we could get enough of them,  which w^ould be difficult���our ideas,  of value would undergo a sudden  change.  An iridium "sixpence," without  looking any different, would'.jbe  worth half a sovereign, and an  osmium one would have fin ex-  ehangable value of twice the  amount. Small' change in either  metal would have to be made by  an expert. ���,:  The  Days to Wash:  The woes of washing.day. in the  flats have reached such a stage in  Chicago that the circuit court lias  THE BAN^OrY  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, V. 8.,  Atlin, B. C'and Dawaon.City, "N.-W. T.  been solemnly evoked to give a decision as to the respective rights of  two ladies to use the >laundry, and  its accompanying-.conveniences on  a certain day in tlie week.   A newcomer in the house has violated the  time-honored  custom    in that--establishment by taking   possession  of   the   laundry   on   Tuesday, although tha-j.t day belonged to the  se'-ond floor, and tlie newcomer was  a third .floor.     The- landlord was  appealed to, and, horrible-to relate,  he favored  the -newcomer.- ��� Then-  tlie court was appealed  to, and the  judge has docided.-that-tho-second  floor holds Tuesday- and- the-third  floor takes Wednesday, or putsher  washing out.   The husbands Of the  ladies   in   question    will   possibly  bind imitation fur around the collars   and   cuffs   of   last  summer's  dusters aud make   themselves believe they don't miss their winter  coats when they get through paying  the costs, but hereafter the suds of  the   second   floor    perfumes- that  house on Tuesday, and right is triumphant.   Weyler Talks Through-His Hat.  General Weyler, according to a  Paris dispatch to the -Herald, ,ihas  granted the "correspondent of 'the  Figaro a long interview, in course  of whieh-he is quoted as saying :  "If I had been able*to gather together a strong conservative party  af tercthe deatbLof Canovas: I should  have prevented - the. loss of Cuba.  "At the head.of the. Spanish troops  which were then in the island I  should have driven the Americans  into the sea. The hasty levees of  the-'Americans would never have  been ablo-to cope with the Spaniards... I should never have asked  for'a fleet-to be sent to me. My resources in Cuba were quite ample.  General.Blanco made -terrible mistakes.. Ho concentrated, all-his  troops.-iu'Havana, instead of adopt-  Something-... . .  to-be-Proud of  is the irreproachable manner in which your  linen is always laundricd when you bring it to  the Kootenay Steam Laundry. Wo arc proud  of it ourselves, and of the fact that not even  the beautiful snow that cap.-- the Rockies is  whiter or of ilnei*.finish in its glacial smoothness than is the linen that wo are doing up every  day.  Just call up   Telephone 128.  The KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDRY  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Coffee.Boasters and  Dealers in  Tea.and Coffee.  Fresh   roasted  coffee of  the best quality at  the following-prices:  Java and Arabian Mocha, per pound ��    40.  .lava and Mocha I'lond, 3 pound*    1 00  Fine Santos, 4 pounds ....    1 00  Santos Blend, s pounds..:....- ���...   1 00  Our Special ��� Blend, (i pounds...; ....;..   1 On  Our Rico Roast, (i pounds...; - 1 00  A trial ordorsolicited.   Salesroom two doors  cast of Oddfellows'block. West Baker street*  FOR FALL PLANTING  Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental   Trees, Roses,   Shrubs,  Vines and Bulbs���80,000 to select from.    Address  M. J. HENRY. Vancoaver.B. C.  E. P. Whalley, J. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with O. W. West & Co,, corner HaU and  D&ksr s<trc 6 tafia  City offloe of the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A. M. I. C. E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Streets. ���  P. o; Box SBO.". TELEPHONE WO 95  DR. ALEXANDER  FORIN  ���  OFFICE  AND RESIDENCE '"*���  Silica   street, between Ward and  Josephine streets.  l'elophono 1120.  E  ARCHITECTS.  WART &  CARRIE���Architects.    Rooms 7  1  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  OHARIaES PARKBR���Mlnlng and milling engineer.  Turner-Boockh Block, BakeT strati.  Impeniali Bank of Canada  HEAD-OFFICE. TOROOTO?-  $2,500,000  $2>458,608  $V70G,OQO  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  D/R. Wilkie, OonoralManaaer.-,-.  K. Hay. Inspocter.Tr.  Nelson Branch���Burns Bloekp.221: BakaiiStreet  J. M. LAY. Man����jora'-i  iugrtaetics which would-(have^pere  mitted him to devote his j effort&?,-to  the points, threatened by-;the Amert-  icans,.  It would have: boen.-fiasys-to.  save Santiago de Cnba<by dispateh-i  ing   there   reinforcements'.'at-**am  earlier   stage,   and   with* greater  rapidity.. But it is too  late-nowr  What's the   good of   crying over  spilt   milk.      Politics   lost us onr  colonies.   No blame whatever can  attaeh,to the.anuy. , All that it did  . was to obey orders. - ft was in nowise responsible for our disasters:  Speaking of  the. Carlist   movement, general ."Weyler said :   "I believe- tlie present Carlist - movement.  to be an absolute-failure.    If I am.  mistaken, and there should, be a  rising, so much the worse.-Measures |  of strong-repression will be necessary.   It'must-be stifled - without  the lossof .a moment, and withvthe  most pitiless*energy.     I will see to  that.'-'  HUGH R. CAMERON  Real Estate and  Insurance Agent  ���i-j-^r^t^i^i^L^i^i^t-^*^i^~%^r^ r^r-^ ���J^��t"****r  ���<* ��� ff'tz?' ��3' c=3 ��� tzAic3' ___?' t__?' o=?' a^7^)' _^>1__3* __z?-^'S��__ih?i.  C2 ' c=3' t=2ic=3 ' (=2' C^>' <=3 ' 0^>'^> ' C=3'\^'(^'^>'C=^^^  Established in Nels6n"ina 1890.T- <^$j  The only office in the city which  issues its own policies.  AGENT FOR  Norwich Union Insurance,Go.'  Connecticut Fire Insurance Co. -  /Etna Insurance Co..  Commercial Union Insurance Co., Ltd.  MONEY TO  LOAN AT 8%  ON  STRAIGHT MORTGAGE.  BAKER STREETS  NELSON  Ward' Bros:  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR; SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  CAipLE & O'REILLY  Baker- Street  REAL ESTATE :AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR RENT.  C-roomed house and bath, togel her villi kitchen  range,-complete with-hot. and cold water, Observatory street, magnificent, view; rent, in-  cliidiue water rnte,?2o per month.  fl-roomed houso, corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets; 920 per month.  .1-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $15 per month.  J-roomed cottage. Gore st.reot $12.60 iier month.  il-roomcd house, corner ot Mill aiul'ilall Htrcets;  8;iO.T)er month, from bit l*.ovcmbcr.- .-  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  DI J. Dewap, J. P.  Notary.Public-T-ConYeyancer.  for SALK.;  Iiaker street property* at a bargain; 50 feet on  Vernon ;stroet,-near Hall, with -houses-renting:  for 840 per month: only *2.500;  7-i*ooiii house, .Stnnley.-st.reot.Jind-JUncs road,  beautiful location: SLf-'GO, $50(1 cash.  Fine lai-Re house and lot on Carbonate street for  t2.000, easy terms, 8/J interest.  House and iwo lots. Ward and Houston stroet,  ?1,075, easy terms.  2 nico building lots. MM street, SCOO.  TO REf'T.  Nicely situated boarding houso.  7-room house, with bath, Stanley street, $25.00.  7-room bouse in Hume addition, $20. This houso  has full mode,*!! conveniences, -  Mad��iU   I>. J. DEWAR  WNING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000-  FOR OAJM.  Large hotel, furnished complete throughout,  in a good live town: reasonable termu, - -  A complete set of tinner's tools., r  CALIjON  BROKER.; WARDSTRBET,  FOR SALE-CHEAP  Neltoa<  Six lots corner Observatory and, Hall streots  drained and cleareti-for building; -  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  ATT PERfCENT :  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Applr Q,U LUWNOX; BoilerUor. Nairn a O  '<���     'I  ARE NOW ARRIVIISTG EACH DAY.  a-***-** -i-33-3-3-9e��*f 6��r* t Sf fe  m  .�����    ��  CLJTLERV  Imported  Direct from France,  Imported  Direct from Sheffield, England.  Imported  Direct from  Sheffield.  -3'��-9-3-34'9^-S-f-ar-F-f(-ttc--r-t   _  CALL AND INSPECT THEMBEFORETTHET^GO.  From now, until after the Holidays, All Engraving-will be:/D6ne-Free  DQ^EM, The  Jeiaveler  m <:M  BAKER  STREET,  NELSON.  - ** All Watch and-Jewelry Repairing Guaranteed.- Mail Orders-Receive,our Prompt Attention  ��S^^~_�� ^_>���_^^_Z$=_\Z SS^S^^^r'^"^ �� ��?'<*>��� ^ .<& .���^���X55i<*^- -Si*Si ���^S*"*'*^ v^r.^ 'U^'*.^  ^**t*Sv ">**--**�� ���"**--* ��^-*-�� "^-i, ���,v*-*x ��,;C-*����^---i. o'C-N ���*CiiO*>i.  o.Sr;:, <���^-^^'^S:5,*S>'���,:*-*l������^:5l��� '  m  ELECTRICAL IVJACHINERY  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators,, Lamps,  GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES  HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT CIRCUITS.  ^VfSlfrcLING,,SURFACE BELT DRESSING  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION CO.  ���    Nelson- \B.~C.  ROSSL.AND   B1NQIINBERIIVQ  WORKS  -3.   CUNL.IPFB  &  MCMILLAN.,.  Founders-and'Machinists; Specialty of Ore - Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and-.General'.Mining Machinery.  Taist of second-hand machinery on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and i.insKOod.  as new: . '  1 12"xlS" InRcrsoll-Sargoant Air Compressor, listed at 3 drills. * ���  1 Vertical Air Receiver,- 8"x3'. S-IC" shell, 2" heads, complete- with all fittings.  ] CO h. p. Return Tnliular Boiler,'C'xlS'..}'' lieods, 82 .'(" tubes, tested to 1801h cold waler pressure,  02* heavy 30" smokestack, and .all other flitting** complete.*-  Watch this ndverti--einont for furlhcr HsLs, or wiile us before you'bnj* for romplete Us I.   Wo  may have just whatf you; want.  Agents for Northoy,Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  BOX 198. - THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  A FULL LINE 01  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring*  local and coast.  Newel Posts-  Stair.' Rail-  Mouldings :  Shingles.c;   :h and..  Rou  Dresse  Lumber  of all kinds.  IF WIIAT VOU WANT. IS NOT .IN BTOOK  WK WILL MAKK-.IT.:FOB-.TOU  CALL AND GST- PRICES,  J. A. Say ward  BALL AND LAKB STREETS,,NKUON-    *  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED).  CORNKIl OF ��� ���  HKNDRYX AND Vi-CRNON, STREETS..:  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  o  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lur*]ber Always in  Stoc^  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors;  Special. order -vyork will receive  prompt attention..;. -..  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  R^REICTEiffiR & CO.  DREWBRS AND BOTTIJCBB OI*  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  U-^Sftdi.--- '**wiiR��fcfctai:  C. W. West & Co.  COAL.!      WOOD I  $9.B5|��"8NeB6   $6,15  Hard Coal  Anthraolto      wotuu | f*ORi  IDELI-V-ElSeHlID  A GENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Lm.  No order can he accepted .unless accompanied  hy caih,   Ofllce:   Corner of Ilall  and Baker Streeta.  TELEPHONE 33.  Lethbridge Gait Coal  The best value tor tho .money in the marker  for all purposes.  terms cash     \V. P. TiEBNX*r. General Agent-  _TnlflT)hnno-1a*7 Offltv* ****atih O.-O. J. OhHftHG���  " TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two KOod-businosa lotfl in the town of Phoenix,  50 rcet frontage Original cost $1,000.. Will'sell  for the gamo fit-uro on the following terms: Ono-'  third cosh ; balance in six and.twelve months..  Addre8B. F. B. H./dorI* offlco box 198. NelRon. B.C.  music.  IMrH.' D. B. Murray .-graduate in vocal and instrumental imiRic. is now: prepared lo receivo  pupils for Instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and.further, particulars.appl-* room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner JodophiBO and  Vernon street.-  NOTICE OF, ASSIGNMENT.'  Pursuant to tho '* Crcditora'Trust Deeds Act"  nnd Amending-Acts.  Notice 1*-hereby given that Charles Trumbull  and Alexander John-McDonald,' lately-carrying  on busincKH as Tobacco and Cigar Merchants In  tho City of Kaslo, British Columbia, in partnership under tho firm name amlstyJe of .Trumbull  ft McDonald, by deed of assignment for tho benefit of crt-ditors, bearing da'e the 23rd day of October, A. D. 1000; have-assigned rail tlielr and.oach  of their perannal estate, credits and eft'ects which  may be seized and sold under execution and all  their and each of thcir.^real estatOKUnto Robert  McLean, of the said city of Kaslo, mill manager,  in trust, to pay and'sati-'fy ratably;or proportion--  ntely.and .without, preference or. priority all tho  creditors of them: tho said Charles Trumbnll and.  Alexander John McUoDald.or of eithcr.of.them,.  thoirjnst dobts, according to law.'  The said deed of 'assignment-was' e-ceoutcd hy;  tho said Aloxandci* -John McDohnld onthe 23rd  day of October. A. D. .1900, and by the said  Charles Trumbull on tho aith day of- Octobor.'.A-.  T). 1900, and.by tho said. Robert McLean on the  27th day of Octooer, A. D. 19no.  All persons having claims against tho said  Charles Trumbull and Alexander John. McDon-,  aid or againBt either of them aro required on or  before the 30th day of November. l'JOO; to deliver  to tho triwtee vouchers and..particulars, of the  sam., toeethor with particulars of any security  which may be held-by them-therefor. ,.;  And notieo Is hereby .given that after the said.  30th day of November, 1900; tho trustee will proceed to distribute the assetainmong those parties  who are cntltled:theroto..having regard only- to  the claims of which ho shall then have had duo  notice ���  A meeting of the creditors will be held at tho  ofllco tf McAnn & McKay, Front street,, in Iho  Bald-city of Kaslo, on Thursday, tho 15th day of  November 1900, at tho hour of three o'clock in  tho afternoon. _  JOatod at Kaslo the 27th day of Octobor, A. D.,  1900. . MoaNN & McKAY  .Solicitors for tho Tnistane- >:  THE CHAMBER OF MINES  SOUTHERN. BRITISH COLUMBIA  (Kootenays. and .Yalo)-.  NOTICE"  The Chamber of Mines wants ihorouglily,,reliable- correspondents in every camp in Lhe districts of East and West Kootenay and Yale, to  whomjrcasonablc compensation will be paid for  their services.  Correspondents .will he expected to furnish the  Chamber of Mines with all development going  on at the mines, the Installation oC machinery,  shipment'* of oro and value, and generally such  news as will attract tho attention .of capitalists  and cause them to investigate and Invesl.  Applications lo be addressed to the-,'*  CHAMBKJTl'-OFaJ.UNES.  Southern British Columbia,  (Kootenays and Yale)  T. O. Box :-.7l*. KOSSLAND, B. C.  THE CHAMBER OF MINES.  SOUTHERN? BRITISH-COLUMBIA-  (Kootenays and Yale)  NOTICE.  Applications will be received by the Chamber  of Min��s, Itosoland, B. C, until December. 1st.  I!t0 , for the potion of secretary. The salnry  will ho $1*H) .00 per year. '  Applicants must, have some literary and news--  paper ex oriencc and be well qualified to discharge the duties assigned lo a secretary of n.  Chamber of Mines.  References must accompany appllcal ion.  = Address: ���  OHAMBKIl OK-MINKS,  Southern British. Columbia, -.  (Kootenays aiuUYnlo),-  ROSSIaAN'D,:B. C.  EXAMINATION, OF ASSAYERS FOR  LICENCE TO PRACTICE IN 'BRITISH-  COLUMBIA.  Notice is hereby given that. In accordance with  , section 12 of "Bureau of Mines Act," a special  ^examination  for  elliclcncy  in  the ���practice ot  assa-ving will be held in tlio f*ily of Nelson, on  Dcoombor 3rd, 1900, and such following days as  may. he found necessary.   Detnils of such exam-  . inntibn may be found in the B. C. Gazette���on  ��� illo In each Government Olllce  Intending candidates should mako application  ' for such examination 10 days In ad**n.nco to tho  ' Provincial Assayer, Secretary of Board of Kxam-.  * inurs.'Vlcoria.  '    Such application to be accompanied wl'h tho  niCHARD  MHUIDK,  Minister of Mines,  ;   Department of   Mines,  Victoria.  B.C., tith  November, 1900  NOTICE.  Kossland, B, C, November 91 h. 1900,  ToT.B. Salisrurv:  Notice is hereby given that I, William Griffiths.  intend to claim tho interests in the following  ; named mineral claims formerly held by-F. B.  . Salisbury, on which he has neglected to pay bis  ' share of the expenses of the annual, assassment-  work.   To wit:  ,    A one-half (J) interest in the "Bunker Hill'  : mineral claim.  A ono half {_) Interest in the '-'Sulli van" mineral-  claim.  A one-half (}) interest in the '.'Fidelity" mineral  cla'ni.  All the adjoining claim*, situated on the west  fork of the north fork of Salmon river, in Iho  Nelson Mining Division,  This aotlon is taken under Section 11 of Chapter ii. of tho statutes of 1899 and amendments of  1900; ' WILLTAM-B.-TO'.VNSEXD.  Agentfor William Griffiths. ..  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given. ��� that sixty days after  <lato I intend to apply to the gold commissioner  for a lease on orownlandsrsltuote in West Kootenay district, about ten miles from the city of  Kaslo,Jn a northerly direction, consisting,of ICO  ncresof -unoccupied crown lands, commencing at  a post marked C. P. L., thence north on tho lake  front 80 chains, thence west 20 chains, thenco  .south 80 chains, thenco cast'SO chains to place  -jnd post, of commencement.  C. P. LOIJDIN.  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���M-KLSON MINERS' UNION NO. 98, W.-Vro  *-~   M.���Meets In miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootonay streets, every ��� '  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. ��� Visiting mom Jr.  l*9rs welcome. M. R. Mo watt. President .Tame *-.  Wilkes,   Secretary.     Union Scale op Wagbs ~  .  kor , Neison    District���Per  shift,    machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.2o; muckers,  carmon. shovelors and other -underground laborers, $3.00.  TIRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The rega-*~,  ���*��� lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and-LaborT'^  Council will bo held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the ,  flrst and - third���= Thursday ��� of each month, at *  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe. President. J. H. Mathe-  son, Secretary. i -_  rpHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  ���*���   aro held on  Wednesday-, evening ".of each-4 -*  week.-at 7 o'clook, in the Miners' UnionibaJl cor-*  ner Victoria and.- Kootenay streets.' B,:-Robin- .->  son. President.* James Colling, Secretary.       ��   *">'-'  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. 196. of ^  thoIntornationalJournoymen Barbers.Union of America, meets overy first and third. Mon-* ,'  day of cacb month in Miner's Union Hall, corner " \.  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to y.  attend. J. H. Matheson, President W. S. Bel- -'  ville, 8eoretary. .. .  -.y-jii  ���*��� m  -ill  . ��� ���*���  '-��'.-  "���r   Ii.  *.   *,Sf I  ORIGKLAYERS AND .*MASONS"UNION. ri.'3  iJ   Tho.Bricklayers andJklosonsVIntaarnational  ^.iw'^fi  Onion No. 3 of Nelson-meets second and'fourth iiSrfi-Sfl  Tuesdays in each^month at Miners ^Union hall.^ "iW*"  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording   . j^/w  and corresponding secretary. \- , _.  I corresponding secretary,  ABORERS' UNION.-Nclson Laborers* Pro ^  tcctive Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., moete in -".,  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba- ....  kor and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening a,? *  at 7-30 p.m.:aharp. Visiting mombors of the Amen- t-  can" Federation cordially Invited to attend. ".'  .Tames Malhew, Prosidont John Roberts,-re- ,  cording secretary. ,  , _  MfELSON PAINTERS* UNION-The regular i ��"  t" meeting-of the Painters' Union is held ~ -  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Min- .*i,  ors'-=Unlon-hall at 7:30 sharp. J. II. Still ward, if  Prosident; Will J. Hatch, Secrotary. **  PLASTKBKRS'  UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. No. * =x  ---172, ;moctB every Monday-'evoning In  tho  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at  So'clocki'i J. D. Movers crefridatab:. Donald Mc-  * svun aaanrfltArvV.- y  OOKSL 'aVNI)'WAITERS*/ UNION ���Regular  meetings on the second and fourth TTnirs-;  days of each month, at 8 o'clock in Miners' Union  hull. Ylsilng brethctn cordially invited. C. F.  Boll, president: .1. P. Forcstcll, secretary  treasurer.  y-c  -*��������-1  ^1  >__\  fa  fitATERKAL - SO0IETIB8. -   .' .  .NELSON LODGE, NO. 38, A. V. & A. M.  ' Moate eooond-Wodneeday in eaohmontliu'  BoJournlr.B brethren Invited.    *  '"I  -11  KNIGHTS OK PYTHIAS- Nolson Lodge, No, :,  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In 1.0. O.K.v*  Hall, cornor Bakor and Kootenay streets, ��jeverj- *Tj  Tuesday, evening at 8 o'clook. visiting Knights i"  cordially,invited-to attend. F. J. BracloyaC.C; ,  J. A. Paquette, K. of R. & S. ;  .:.',  NELSON^L. O. L., No. 1692, meots in Ij O.-.O/F.*'",  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets, z,*  1st and 3rd  Friday   of each  month.   Visiting ��v_ _ ���|  brethorn-cordialiy.-lnvitodr- RrRobln8on7W^M.^r  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary. -> y.  SHBEIFFS-^SALE.'  Province of-British-Columbia.^Nel'jon- In^Wcs   -  Kootonay, to wit:  By virtue of a writ of fleri-facios, Issued out of osj  tho.Supreme Court of Brltlth Columbia, at thov  suit of the Pank-of- Montreal; nlaintiffs. and to ^J  mo   directed,   ngdiaBt- tho" goods   and   chat ��"-���  tela.:.. of   the-*-'l*AO    Kriends    Mine,    Mmitedvii  Liability,*   dofondauta-i,',;I ��� have    seized    nnd4a  tnko" In execution all tho right, title and interest) ��'  of the said dofi-.n<lants,-T*��*o Friends Mino laiuiv. s  lted Liabilllj'.-in the-mlnoral'claim known as it  and called "Two Friends."situated on tho divide .v.,  between Lornon and Springer crooks, on the eastrj-  slono of L<*mon creek, locatod on the 31st dny of X  July, A. D. 1895. nnd recorded In tho ofllco of the*i#  mining recorder for the Slocan Cliy Mining Dlv-.i  islonoftho Wo-t ICocifnny DIstrIc , on tho lOthci/  day of August. A. D. 1895; and also all the right./.-  title and interest of tho said defendants, Two��a  Friends Mijic, Limited Liability, In sixty (GO) tons ���.  of oro,-more or less, mined- from.;the, mineral-w-  claim .',*Two Friends," and  now upon tho pro-*1.!  porty: * To reenvor tho sum 01 two thousand and-*���-  eighty -nine-dollars and eiichty.-livo con t�� ($2,089--, ���  .85) t��gplhcr-wlth-lntorc8t,on-tw*o*thou8��nd_'��nd'<-'  eighty-six dollars and thirty Ave cents ($2080 35) A*,  at six per centum por annum, from the 20th day-a-  of September, 1K00, until payment, besides sher*:  itrs oounda(*e..oIlicor.'a fees; and all other legal-_f-  Incidental expenses:   All of which I shall expose.-' �����  for sale, or uufllclent thereof to satisfy said judg-_-.j  ment.-debt; and costs.-at .tho:r front of my office-in  . next to the court house, in tho city or Nelson, li..  C, on Friday the 2Gth day of Octobor, A. D.. 1900 '  at the hour of eleven o'clock-in the forenoon.  Note.���intonding.purchasera will satisfy thorn-*:.  selves as to Interostahd titla of the said defon-  Ao-nV). ,        ,"    .  Dated at Slocan City the 12th day of October.-  1900  S. P. TUCK. ShorllTof South Koot��nay.r  Tho above sale Is postponed until Monday, thOi,'  28th day of Novembor, 11*00, at the same ploce  and hour. ,��� ���   ��� s-.fvJUCIv'  Sheriff of South Kootenay. -  Tho-abovo snlo ia   furtherr-postponed   until  Friday tho Hist day  of December, 1900, at th��..>  same placo rtiid hour.  S. P. TUCK.  3herifTof South Kootenay. ,  "COMPANIES ACTAm.".  Notice is hereby givon that the appointment o't.v  John  "Nlalllson  WUliams as attorney of ' Theji\-<  Chapleau Consolidated. .Gold .Mining Company-/}  Limited,-'.-'- and  of   his - substitute, vCharlesAWv  GrabamJ3rownlug,.ha!* been, revoked,, and that  Gabriel Lucien RooertWoyl; accountant of Nol�� -  son, B.C., has beoiKappointed ns the-new at-,  tcrney of tin* said company.und the^rcgisXereuV-v  office of the company- has .been- changett- to OlK'-  sorvatory street. Nolson, B. C.  ELLIOT & LENNIE'���;  Solicitors for the Company.  Dated IlilsSOlh day of November, A. D��� 1900, THE T&IBUNE:  KELSON, B C, FKIDAY NOVEMBER 23  1900  Received Direct from the Makers  HOUSEHOLD SYRINGES  FOUNTAIN SYRINGES  COMBINATION  SYRINGES  HOT WATER BOTTLES  and all classes of Rubber Goods. ;';  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  Wholesale arid Retail Druggists  and Dealers in Assayers' Supplies.  VICTORIA  BLOCK,   NELSON  �����  LEADS  IN  PUBLIC  FAVOR.  Keep this in mind when buying your Winter Suit. We  are now carrying a complete stock of Fit-Reform makes  and can ensure satisfaction.; See ,our,magnificent lines  of fancy vests.   The very  latest in style and pattern.  The Nelson Clothing House  217 AND 210 BAKER STREHT. NKLSON.    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  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  \ Jjl Genuine Acme Spring and Hockey Skates in rj\  M ... to  ail sizes, for Boys, Ladies and Men.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  %  McLachlan Bros.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  r��^s*,^s*"  m  *�����?  ,     '%  One Hundred  Any Pattern, Shape, or Color, with or ^  without Transfer Jar. They are your's ^  while they last, at a remarkably low ��  figure. $  **********&*******  HOTEL WARE....  We have a full line of Hotel and Restaurant Ware, also Bar Goods. See  our Tom and Jerry Sets. They are  beauties.  ******************  WM. HUNTER & CO.  to  Groceries, Crockery.  ABERDEEN BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  sNELSON  ji__9.__i'���__V'_  our gfflSgggllT COSTS BUT ONE CENT|^^gS3  fflSGSSka.     STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Tho Nolson office of tlio C. P. R.  construction. department was  moved yesterday to the residence  of A. F. Proctor, resident engineer.  George Lyons, a C. P. R. yardman, is suffering from a broken rib.  While 'making a coupling in the  yard he .was pinched between two  ears.  County court sits here on December 10th. A number of cases have  already been entered for trial, and  the indications are that the list will  be lengthy, much business having  accumulated since the last court.  Colonel Jacobs, the prominent  Salvation Army officer who Avas to  have visited the. city yesterday,  missed a railroad connection and  did not arrive. He is expected in  today and will lecture at the barracks as .announced.  The committee representing', the  curling club met the tramway  officials yesterday and secured information regarding the rink which  will be presented to the general  meeting announced for the board  of trade rooms at 8''-O'clock tonight.  S. J.-Brackmftn, storekeeper at  the Silver King mine, severs his  connection with the mine shortly  and will go into the'crockery and  glassware business in Nelson with  P. L. McF.irland. It is understood  the new firm will occupy the premises vacated last winter by the  Hudson's Bay Company.  Judgment has been signed in default in the suit of captain Kane  and two members of the crew of  the steamer Marion against the  owners. The era ft is already under  seizure, and when all the obligations are discharged the Lodestar  Mining Company will have but a  small interest in the boat left.  Professor W. G. Alexander, the  well known phrenologist and popular public speaker, opens a series of  lectures at the opera house on Monday night. The nightly program  consists of a lecture on the interesting topic of phrenology, followed  by public examinations, and the  entertainment is instructive and  entertaining.  Arthur L. Sifton, M. L. A. of  Calgary, and S. S. Taylor, Q.C., will  invade the Sloean next week in the  interest ' of ' candidate Galliher.  Their tour opens at Kaslo on Saturday night and meetings are to be  held at the principal points. Messrs.  Sifton and Taylor arrived in the  city last night after a trip through  the Boundary. Mr. Sifton states  that their meetings were largely  - attended and considerable enthusiasm was manifested on behalf of  the Liberal candidate.  The Tribune in the Hills.  P. S. Clements, provincial land  surveyor, returned yesterday after  spending a couple of months surveying mineral claims in the Sandon and Cody sections. One feature which impressed itself on his  mind was that The Tribune was  the only newspaper circulating  among the working miners of the  district and that it could- be found  in��every camp. Almost every miner  who struck the surveyor's camp  had a copy of The Tribune in his  possession and it was the only  paper they encountered during the  long weeks in the mountains.-   = -JWas_an jOld.Soldier.^   John McVeigh, of the firm of McVeigh Brothers, has taken charge  of the affairs of . the late George  High, who died at the general hospital on Wednesday night shortly  after being removed to the institution. Mr. McVeigh states that the  deceased was a stable boss for them  and was a thoroughly honest and  trustworthy employee, whose death  they regret sincerely. Ori Monday  Mr. McVeigh was at High's cabin  and found him in excellent health  and spirits. High fought through  the American war in the ranks of a  Fe.lern.1 regiment and had drawn a  pension for many years from the  United States government. The  papers for tlie most recent installment of his pension were forwarded  to Washington several weeks ago  and will bo in Nelson any day.  The New Schedule.  ' It is announced that tlie new  time card between Nelson and Spokane will take-effect on. Sunday.  The mixed train over the. Nelson &  Fort Sheppard road will leave the  Fairview depot ;at 7 o'clock, a. m.,  and connect -mill the fast Spokane  train at Northpbi't at 1:05, reaching Spokane shortly after 5 o'clock.  Returning, the train; leaves Spokane at 8:10 a. m., leaves Northport  at 1:05 p. m. and reaches the Hill  station at 5:30 and the Fairview  depot at 0 o'clock. On the Kuskonook run fast time will be made  and Nelsonites will have the choice  of that route to Spokane. The International will leave the Nelson  harbor each morning at 9 o'clock,  connecting with the' Kaslo at Pilot  Bay.     The Kaslo reaches Kuskp*  nook at 1 o'clock and transfers to  the train which departs at 1:10.  Connection is made at :i:20 o'clock  with the Great Northern Overland  Flyer at Bonner's Ferry, and Spokane is reached at 0:10 p. m. Returning, the train departs from  Spokane at 6:25 a..inland reaches  Kuskonook at 1 o'clock. The  steamer Kaslo,leaves at 1:30 and  meets the International at Pilot  Bay, the latter arriving in Nelson  at 4:30 o'clock. All closed mails,  including the:through eastern mail,  will be carried via Kuskonook, thus  reaching Nelson some hours earlier  than under the existing arrangement. The running time between  Kuskonook and Spokane is 30 miles  per hour,"making' the train one of  the fastest in the province.  Close, of the Bazaar.  Tho bazaar at the opera house  closed last night, the last of tho  goods offered for sale having been  closed out during the day. The  feature of the day was tho drawing of articles raffled for. The list  of winners was as-f611ows: Sacred  Heart table, doll by J. G. McCallum,  Slocan- City;'.".fardiniere by .Tohn  McNeil, quilt by "Miss Kate Scanlan, palm by Tom Regan, Last  Chance mine; . barrel of Ontario  apples by Mrs. Clark; cushion by  Mrs. Sturgeon; Ladies' Aid table,  silk skirt by W. Beverstock, Pilot  Bay; Altar society's table, pipe by  Andrew Clark, Slocan City; clock  by W. Darcy; sngarbowl and cream  pitcher by J. Fiskc, Slocan City;  boots by "W. Smith, City; shoes by  Miss Clark"; cake basket by Mrs.  Sturgeon; picture by V. Thompson;  jewel case by Rev. Father Cote;  cushion by Robert Madden, Slocan  City; kodak .by IT. Mcintosh, Sandon. The bazaar was quite successful financially aud the ladies of the  Chnrch of Mary. Immaculate are to  be congratulated oh'the manner in  which it was managed.  Storm Near Berlin.    .  Berlin, Ontario, November 22.���  A heavy windstorm in this locality  did much damage to farm property.  TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE.  THURSDAY'S   QUOTATIONS.  stock. Asked.  At.liiib.isca $   (1 00  B. C. Gold Fields  .'i  Big Three ."  *.''  Black Tail         12  llrandon & Golden Crown  il  Butto & Boston .*  :t  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate... 8.J  Cariboo (MoKinney)  7J  Cariboo Hydraulic  1 111  Centra Star   I 30  Crow's Nest Pass. Coal;  ;">:* :*,">  California  It  Deer Trail Consolidated  '21  Evening Star :...'  ('���!,  Fairview Corporation..'  'if  Golden Star :  ;>,  Giant :  .'"J  Hammond Reef     Iron Mask   Jim Blaine   King....  Knob Hil   Hill   Lone Pine-Surprise Consolidated.  Monte ChriBto Consolidated   ���Montreal Gold Fields   Montreal & London   Morning Glory   Morrison   Noble Five '.   North Star '.   Novelty '   Old IronsideB   Olive   Payne   Princess Maud *...���"   Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ...  Republic ."   Slocan Sovereign'.."..' '.'.....'.  Virtue -.-.-. _.. -.,  War Eagle Consolidated".'..:..-   Waterloo *.   White Bear..-. .'....' .*.'..-.   Winnipeg   :<3  !)  li  ii*"  IU  :*  s  K  8  if  f>  97-*,  <n  70"  14i  SSi  ;���  U  61  .  31J  Ofii-  Si  -Si  4  Bid.  ? I flj  TJ  !l  ;*j  li  8  m  1 10  1 481-  ifi 50  :i  ���2i  I  .'li  ;ri  2  21  1000 Centre Star.  1000 GoldenStar   3000 GoldenStar   100 Golden Star   500 Hammond Reef .  2"i00 Hammond Reef .  rKK) Hammond Reef .  500 Hammond Reef .  500 Republic   -1,-iOO-Republic   5U0 Republic   5000 White Bear   10 Crow's Nest   :U0 Fairview   SALES.  '    -il  U  ��� 8  1  u  5  4  ���s��  flit  42  IU  83  1  23  (a  3  30  1 04.*-  91  -a  3  .      -'J  .? 1 50  .        ;-5S ���  i*.*-  ��� 'Hi  2?  2.  3i  3J  C3J  , 031.  Ii3j  3'  .   53 00  ��� 35  PERSONAL.  .7. Ryan of Rover Creek is a guest  at the Madden House. ...   "-���-  W. R. Hogan of-Sandon is regis-  istered at tho Tremont Hotel.  A. L. Sifton, M. L. A., of Calgary,  Is registered at th'e Hotel Phair.   .  George Robertson of Ottawa and  Archie Dick of Nanaimo are at the Hotel Hume.  Captain G. D. .Jfoid of Kaslo, S.  Des Brisay of Ymir ani*lV. McDonald of Sandon  are at the Queen ''���'Hotel*''     ._'  Mrs. .Tennie E. 'Harris, tlie Kaslo  lady who ig Interested lnseveral valuable White  Grouse mineral properties, was In the city je*ter-  day.  ���    . '  BUSINESS  MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.      ���...������*.  Everything must go at the Nelson Furniture Store beforo November 25t.h.  All kinds of ordinary* sewing done  at reasonable prices.   Apply 234 Latimer street.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer bam- on Vefiion street. ��� Telephone  callSS. ;   .        ;���  Don't forget the Nelson Furniture  Storo has good values in lace curtains, .$1.00  a pair. ,..-.; r    .  For Rent���iSiiOre in . Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.     . .'  For   Sale r-^.Two-.pair' of-good  sleighs, with brakes:\ *At>ply W. C. McDean,  corner Silica and Ward fetreots.  Large well furnished   rooms to  lot. Apply rooms 1 and 6 Macdonald building,  corner Josephine and Vernon Btreets.  For Sale���Piano by Evans Bros.,  IngerHoll. Cost ?3!I5.00. Natural oak . finish.  WnatoH'ers?   Apply \V, this ofllce.  There are still lots of good bargains in carpets at Tho Nelson Furnituro Store,  40 cents per yard and up..  Wanted���convenient to center of  city���two rooms and bathroom, with attendance, furnished or unfurnished. Write to A, M.  Johnson, P. O. box 80, city. J  ���w  ���JSTEXaSOlSr *Br-A.SXaO SA.3STIDO*N*  STOVES!   STOVES I.   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for tlie Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  Store, Corner Baker and Josephino Slrco  TELEPHONE 27  Victorious Reiff.  London, November 22.���At the  first day's racing of the Manchester  November meet today the Thursday plate of 108 sovereigns was  won by lord Cadogan's black illly  La Figlia by Saraband out of Vivan-  diere, ridden by Lester Reiff. Reiff  also had the monut on Oris Boat,  who won the DetralTord selling  plate of 300 "sovereigns. The Guerdon plate of 150 sovereigns was won  by the New Coin filly with John  Reiff in the saddle. Tho victories  of the day assure Lester Reiff ending the season at the head of the  winning jockeys. "Sam" Loates,  who throughout the season has  been Lester Reiff's most vigilant  rival, was cautioned by the starters  for erratic riding against Reiff in  the race today for the Detrafford  selling plate.  Quarrymen Strike.  London, November 22.���About  5000 men recently struck in the  Penryan (Wales) quarries because  the management refused to reinstate a dismissed overlooker. Lord  Penryan afterwards closed, the  quarries. Violence is expected and  troops were sent; there several days  ago.  1 WE TRY TO AVOID... |  Maying  Mistakes  It Counts in Results  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs  are our specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness in  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone ��Q-________________T        185 Baker Street  to  to  to  m  '&@@g@@@@&  TO  \h  iii  vtv  ti  a  ���i  lab  Hi  iii  ���aiV  ViV  I* r*'-��'-34:-3>3'-'~--'''a3-3*<-''��^^ iii  ap v ||/  $ If you would avoid* all ��  j mistakes make us your j*  �� family   jewelers.     We *  �� give value. jjj  * in  $ -��If Brown said so, It's %  2       right." *  *. �� \ti  m ************************ _\  * but we never avoid  $ Righting them.  -"*  *��"���  *���-���  ****  m  -**��  -ft 178 Baker Street  T. H. BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  .   Nelson, B. C. Hi  f_. w  I**************************  READY FOR WINTER  Just received a large  consignment of  English Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  THEO.   MADSON  BAKER STREET.  Contractors ��*</  Builders  to  ���to  to  to  to-  to  to  to  to  Having disposed of our business- to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we to  besoeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage rm  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can %?  only say that those traits which have built up for us and maintained to  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout _rj\  by the new firm. We therefore-take great pleasure in recommend- W1  ing him to all our old customers,' and also to any new ones who to  may honor him with their, patronage." jm  Thanking you for past favors, gr&  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.      to.  T. G. PROCTER, to  ���Late Managing Director        0(h  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  to  to  to  To the Public... to  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Briok & to  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to. ask for a continuance to  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. Hy (fa  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',���  lower figure. W?  It Is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our to  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to' supply (TO  these products at reasonable rates. -   ^  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, ^  Tiles and Cement. '   W  ���Our Brieks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the. to  Spokane IndustriaF Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also to  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building ;&.  Stone. .to  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and to  Builders. - to  ERNEST MANSFIELD, ^  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. Q(h  -qiixtrtiiirriiTTriirnrTTniininrniTiiiriru-nm  JUST   ARRIVED  _,   .   .      A Car Load of ���  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  o    ���  ixmriirumiinuiiipriiiTiit-nir  LADIES' TRIMMED HATS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  ^JOSEPHINE STREET.  MRS. A^ HALTON.  FINE DRESSI-t-lAKIf-aC A SPECIALTY  MADDEN BLOCK.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  ... for fine .. .  HALL   BLOCK,  NELSON.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, etc,   Kalso-  mlning and Tinting.  StrloUy flrst-olasa work.  EHtimatea furnished.  jpoteage NELSON^ Ba/C;  B. C. EXPRESS  and Transfer Co.  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Office with the Nelson Wine Co.. Bakor street.  GEO. F. MOTION, Manager.  Telephone 98.  H. D.  ASHGROFT  BLAGKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by ��  drst-oiatiB wheelwright.  Special attention given to all Hods of repair-  lug and custom work from outside points.  Show  HaU 86.. between Baker and Vernon,  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick * Lime Co., Ltd.  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  LECTURES    i  Prof. W.G. Alexander  Of Fowler & Wells Co.,  New York,  Who Is how everywhere acknowledged to he  r ot only tho ablest phrenologist in Amorlca, but  one of tho most popular spi-akcrs on tho lecture  platform of today, will deliver a scries of loc-  i ui-os In the  OPERA   HOUSE  Every Night, Commencing  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26th  Adinission Free First aVight.  Collection taken.  Boys unaccompanied by their parents will bft  charged ten cents.   Crying babies. $4.50.  PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS.;  on the stage of four or more ladies and gentlemen'selected by the audience, st the close of  each leoture.   Lectures begin at 8 p. m.  Private consultations daily from" 10 a. in.,  Room 2, Hume Hotel.


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