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 uS'v xJ~y izhyrMi  m^mmm  :r_,^_:m30_%  If*  DAILY EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  - 'Si  ETGIITH YEAR  NELSON":   SATURDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 24 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  MINIM DEAL ON FORTY-NINE CREEK  Charles  Parker  Bonds the Republic Claim for Thirty  Thousand Dollars.  AN EXPLOSION OF POWDER NEAR THE SILVER KING  Charles Parker, mining engineer,  has bonded the Republic claim on  Forty-nine creek, owned by Joseph  Duhamel and Arthur Powis, two  well-known prospectors who have  worked in tho Forty-nine creek section for a number of years. The  consideration is $30,000. Tf the mine  proves satisfactory on further examination by a consulting engineer  the claim will be purch.-ised at once.  The bonding of tho Republic is regarded as of "more thau ordinary  importance to the district. The  claim lies in the heart of the lower  free milling belt and all the ^neighboring ground is staked. One property working on a comprehensive  scale will mark the opening of a  new era on Forty-nine creek.  The Republic is located seven  miles west of Nelsonon the government trail. It was staked five  years ago by Joseph Duhamel aud  since then the history of the property has been a long search for  the vein. The ground is covered  with 20 feet of wash and to prospect this with any measure of system would have - necessitated a  much larger outlay than the average prospector could afford, but  fortuue finally smiled on the' owners of the Republic and about three  months since they struck the long  looked for vein. - It proved to be  unusually wide and to carry values  above the average for a ledge of  equal width. .The contact* is said  to be well defined and the ledge  quarters up the hill in a westerly  'direction. Should it' continue in  place the vein will run 'through' a  number of adjoining claims, and  any work on- the Republic will  greatly enhance the value of surrounding ��� properties. Had the  claim' not been bonded the owners  were so well pleased with their  prospect that they would have put  in a live-stamp mill next spring.  A Similkameen Pioneer.  C.-Murphy, one of the pioneers of  the Similkameen country, spent  yesterday in the eity on business  connected with his interests in the  new mining camp. - He speaks enthusiastically of the Similkameen  .and predicts for it a bright future.  ������The new district," says Mr. Murphy, "is as near an ideal mining district as I have yet encountered.  The mineral belt I estimate to be  25 miles long by 2i miles wide. The  copper occurs in "strong veins, located  on.  the   watershed   of   the  ~l'V,1fs~er~7uid_Columbia_"rivers- The"  laud is rolling, the hills grassed to  the tops, the country splendidly  timbered and well watered. Almost all the country is available  either for ranching or grazing and  the Indians and half-breeds who  follow these lines are an exceptionally intelligent class. Their farms  and stock look well, particularly  the bands of horses which graze  over the country. These animals  are well bred and often Weigh 1200  pounds each and the Indians will  reap a harvost when hoavy horses  for teaming are in demand.  "The Similkameen bids fair to become a great copper ���country. The  copper occurs in strong veins. I call  them, so because thoy can bo traced,  but which are usually termed  dykes. The average of the ore will  run, I should estimate from my personal experience, about 12 per cent  in copper throughout the whole  camp. One strohg point which  will be an important factor in the  future history of the Similkameen  is that within a distance of 12 to 15  miles great deposits of coal are  found. This fuel is claimed to be  somewhat superior in quality to the  Crow's Nest product and the coal  beds are very extensive. A great  need' within the next few years  will be transportation facilities.  The roads are excellentnow and tlio  Indians will pack goods anywhere  at a low rate, but when the proper-  o ties are developed to the producing  stage, a railroad will be necessary  to bring in coal and carry ore to  smelters or the finished product if  smelters are established in the section as   will undoubtedly  be   the  the  The  As-  the  case. The district's history is practically that of the present year and  taking this fact into consideration  its advances have been remarkable.  1 look forward to a, busy season  next year and expect to see the  Similkameen one of the banner  camps of the province within a.few  years." *  Mr.'Murphy is interested with  W. E. Boie, formerly superintendent at Camp Mansfield,-in the Pearl  group comprising five cliiims, the  Vancouver of four claims and  Enterprise of five claims,  three properties are located at  pen Grove about the center of  mineral belt.     Mysterious Explosion.  - Shortly after midnight yesterday  a heavy explosion south of the city  was heard by scores of citizens and  many houses were shaken by the  disturbance in the air. A mystery  surrounds the explosion!. Yesterday afternoon The Tribune - telephoned to the Athabasca mine and  was informed that the blow-up occurred at the Silver King or iu that  vicinity. At the King mine the  clerk in the office denied that any  explosion had taken place there and'  further asserted that he had heard  no explosion. The general impression is that the powder house at  the Silver King blew up withoutin-  juring anyone.  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining recol'dswere:  Transfers���The Alverstone, between Forty-nine and Bird creeks,  by Richard .Blundell to Michael  Eagan; the Quo Vadis, Pilgrim and  Plegge claims, between Forty-nine'  and Bird creeks, by R. E. LemofTto  John Simpson.  Certificates of work���O. K. Benn  on the Eva Fractional; to Harry  Meleod on the Kipling Fractional;  to H. T. Irvine on the Hope Fi actional ; to Harry MeLeod on the  Hanky Panky Fractional and Mari-  pose.  Locations���The Homeward, on  the divide between Bird and Forty-  nine creeks, by M. Egan for John  Miles; the Plezze, same location, by.  M. Egan for R. E. Lemon; the Quo  Vadis, same location by M. Egan  for R. E. Lemon; the Killarney,  same location, by M. Egan; the Alverstone, same location, by M. Egan  for Richard Blundell; the Pilgrim,  same location, by M. Egan for R. E.  Lemon.  TORONTO   STOCK   EXCHANGE.  FRIDAY'S   QUOTATIONS.  _..._r...                                                     A Rlrnil  Bid.  Athabasca t   G 00. $ 4 50.  B. C. Uol'1 Fluids           ''I  24  Black Tall         1'-'  !l  Brandon & Q olden Crown.'          '���'  ;>  Butte & Boston           '"  il  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...          8}  .    X  Cariboo (McKinney)         71  C7  Cariboo Hydraulic      1 fti  1 II  Centre Star ......;.      1 ->3  1 U  Crow's Ne-it Pass Coal    ul 50  50 00  California          ��� C>  :i  Doer Trail Consolidated....    *     ���'!  '���ii  Kvonlng Star ;           <i  i  Fairview Corporation '..          li  ���l  GoldenStar -..         al  44  Gl-ii.t           '"4  ������ii  Hammond Reef           2J  Iron Mask.         515 '  2ll  Jim Blaine.........................         !>  1  King          8  Knob Hill         -IS  5  f.:i  LonePine-Surprlt-eConsoliduteil,.        m  i  Monte ChriHto Consolidated          3  ��������� l  "Montreal Gold Fieldn           .1  l  Montreal & London        .7}  flj  Morning Glory          &  ��� ���".*!������  Morrison          !>.  '���it  Noble Five           11  North Star..         Wj  mi  Novelty          'il  14  Old IronsideH         70  ���Ti  Olive ,,      Ul  Payno ;         82}  101  Sl'  Princess Maud           H  1  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ...         2">1  2IJ  Kepublii         ��3i  (111  Slocan Sovereign           7  :t  Virtue         85  _:>  War Eagle Consolidated ���...     1 IXi  1 on  Waterloo       .    '..  2*  White Bear......          :*}  31  Winnipeg   '��� ��� ��� ���         -1  '-1  SALES.  Big Three          '-'J.  it  u'iO Fairview   200*0 Fairview.   4  1000 Fairview...; ���   Hi  S00O Fairview   u  1 00 Fairview   4  5000 Hammond Reef   21  6000 Canadian Goldlields   I*"-  1000 Golden Star   .->  Hi  To Extradite a Murderer.  Washington, November 23.-���The  state department today issued a  warrant for the surrender to the  German authorities of Johanu Baur,  now held under arrest at New York  under commitment by Commissioner Seinple, charged with murdering his father at Munichmunster,  Bavaria.     The   allegations   show  that the father was a dissipated old  locksmith and had signified his purpose to marry again, thus cutting  off the children's inheritance. The  son, advising with his sister, decided to make away with his  father. One morning he went into  the fields and dug a hole, then came  back and informed his sister that  he had prepared a grave for the old  man. When the father returned  his son beat him to death with a  shovel and put his body in a sack,  loaded it into a wagon and carried  it out and buried it in the place  lie had prepared. Then Bauer fled  to America where he was arrested  on the confession of his sister.  The Czar's Condition.  St. Petersburg, November 23.���  It is rumored here this afternoon  that emperor Nicholas is threatened  with pectoral complications, which,  if they exist, would materially  diminish his chances of recovery.  Inflammation of the lungs is a common complication of typhoid fever  in Russia. Thus far there is no  official confirmation of the rumor.  A diagnosis of the czar's malady,  says a dispatch from St. Petersburg  to the Siecle, shows that he has  typhoidic enteritis. His brain is  affected and his intellectual powers  are endangered.  Philippine Government.  Manila, November 23.���The  Philippine commission has enacted  the firstlegislation establishing provincial civil government in the  Philippines', namely, an act for the  government of the province of Ben:  gnet. This was adopted and it coordinates with the act passed yesterday of the establishment of the  township government in that province.          THE CUBANS IN CONVENTION  DISCUSS     FUTURE     EELATIONS  WITH UNCLE SAM.  General Sanguily of War  Fame De-  ' clares   He  Is  a  Patriot  and  "~       Beady for, Anything..  Havana, November 23.���The  question whether the future relations of Cuba and the United States  are to be considered simultaneously  with the drawing up of the constitution gave rise to a spirited argument between senor Gualberto Go-  mer/a and general Sanguily at today's session of the Cuban constitutional convention. Senor Gomes-  said: "The relations must depend  on the constitution and not the constitution on the relations. General  Wood's address at the opening of  the convention outlined the course  for us to take, namely, first, to  draw up a constitution and then to  discuss the question of relations. I  believe it was not the intention of  -the-United-States-to-have-the-con-  stitution of Cuba depend on the relations and I would refuse to act  further in the convention if any  other view,prevailed. This is not  the time to discuss the relations."  General Sanguily, who made a patriotic address, said: "Our future relations will be an important factor  in the development of Cuba ' and  the convention should ��� flrst settle  what the relations are to be. I am  a patriot and ready for anything."  Dislike the Note.  London, November 23. ��� The  Times this morning comments editorially in a somewhat incredulous  way upon secretary Hay's fresh  note to the powers, saying that "It  cannot imagine secretary Hay objecting to the execution of the  guilty officials after, as,was understood, assenting to the French proposals." It admits, however, that  so far as outsiders can form an  opinion, "the United States appears  to be the leading obstacle to the  working of the concert of powers in  China." With reference to Wu  Ting Pang's speech in Cincinnati,  promising the United1 States better  commercial chances when peace is  restored, the Times says, "We  would not advise Chinese ministers  in Europe to venture upon such a  line of argument, as there are  countries where so gross a proposal  would be resented as an injury."  The Sullivan Obsequies.  London, November 23.���By the  queen's command the funeral service over the remains of sir Arthur  Sullivan will be held in the chapel  at St James palace on the 27th.  MAKING A HERO (OF KRUGER  HIS RECEPTION IN MARSEILLES  IS REPEATED. . v  'Vive Kruger" and "Vive Les Boers"  Enthusiastically Shouted at All  Stations En Route to Paris.  Dijon, France, November 23.���  Mr. Kruger has become for the moment at least, the popular idol of  the French. His triumphant passing northward through, the country from Marseilles "to.-Dijon has  placed this beyond doubt. He met  with a tremendous.' reception in  each town along the route where  the train stopped, culminating in  scenes of frenzied enthusiasm here  this evening, calculated to turn the  head of any one. The population  of Marseilles gathered in thousands  this morning to escort; him   to the  railroad station jmd gave him a  rousing sendoff, while at Tarascon,  Avignon, Valence, Lyons, Macon  and Dijon. the inhabitants who  crowded tho railroad stations made  the rafters 'tremble with enthusiastic shouts-of "Vive Kriigcr" and  "Vive les Boers."..-.;._, "  The demonstration was .all the  more significant "because -it shows  that the perfervid acclamations vat  Marseilles were not*: merely an - explosion of exuberance oh the part  of the warm hearted and exciteable  population of. a sunny clime, but  sentiments shared with even greater  intensity by the usually less demonstrative'-and colder blooded inhabitants of the riorthern'provinces.  The warmth of,"the reception increased instead of", decreased as  might have been expected from the  difference, in character of the inhabitants of the provinces through  which Mr. Kruger passed, but one  of the most- important phases of  the demonstration-was the turn it*  took in an anti^British- direction.  The few Englishmeiftvtio^elll-timed  levity at the Hotel du Louvre in  Marseilles* exasperated the people  in the streets there, never dreamed  of the serious consequences of their  folly. They sowed the wind today and the English people are  reaping the whirlwind.  The news of the supposed insult  to Mr. Kruger seems to have spread  across France and at all stations,  but especially Lyons and Dijon,  shouts for the Boers were mingled  with loud cries of "Down with the  English." Indeed at Lyons, the denunciations of the English drowned  the shouting for the Boers. This is  the disturbing feature,that. is universally discussed.- "Fears are expressed that tomorrow's ' reception  in Paris may assume^' a character  calculated to arouse the feeling of  Great Britain against France to  such an extent as to result in unpleasant���relations^betweeh* the"  countries. The warmth of enthusiasm reached in Marseilles yesterday  palpably raised the spirits of Mr.  Kruger and his advisers to a high  pitch.  The faces of Dr. Leyds, Mr.  Fischer and others, which on the  eve of the arrival of Mr. Kruger revealed the anxiety -they felt regarding his reception, were today  lightened up with happiness and  confidence. Evidently hope had revived in all that his mission to  Europe would be crowned with  success.. Mr. Fischer spoke to Mr.  Kruger today regarding- the visit  of the Boer onvoys to the United  States and told him of tlio welcome  they had received there from the  American people.  He expressed himself grateful to  know that so many Americans had  displayed sympathy with the cause  of tho Transvaal, adding that he  was not at all surprised to learn  this, as he had expected all along  that the citizens of the American  republic would stand by-the Boers  in the struggle to defend the liberty which they had previously  won for themselves.  How Paris Will Receive Him.  Paris, November 23.���The peaceful but enthusiastic manner in  which the people of Marseilles  greeted the arrival of Mr. Kruger  yesterday and the warm welcome  extended to him iu the cities he  passed through today, all occurring  without any anti-British demonstration of any consequence, have  made the authorities feel confident  that his reception . here tomorrow  will- not result in any unpleasant  incident. M. Lepino, the prefect of  police, said today: "We have full  confidence in the people of Paris  and count upon them not to do  anything likely to cause diplomatic  complications,  However, the police have tho  strictest orders to permit any cries  which are complimentary to Mr.  Kruger and the Boers, but they  will not tolerate any cries uncomplimentary to a neighboring friendly country. Any persons uttering  such uncomplimentary cries will be  arrested.  Mr. Kruger will arrive at the  Lyons railway station at 10:34 a.m.  where he will be met by committees  representing the Boers, deputies,  senators, etc. -After an informal  reception he will be escorted by  way of the grand boulevards to his  hotel, which is situated on a promi- ,  nent boulevard. His time of passing through these thoroughfares  will be coincident with the lunch  hour, and many of the stores, etc.,  will be closed for the rest of the  afternoon. - There is certain to be  an immense concourse of people  along the route.  Kruger's Purpose.  Brussels, November 23.���The  Soir-this evening says: Mr. Kruger  on his .arrival at The Hague will  ask for mediation and if unsuccessful he will make public all the documents of state in his possession  showing the secrets of the war.  The paper adds th.atMr. Kruger-believes that when Europe knows the  truth it will produce such an outburst of public opinion that Great  Britain will be compelled to be less  harsh. The Soir adds that failing  this, Mr. Kruger will return to the  Transvaal.  THEY SBCUBE FIVE MILLION SHABES,  THE STORM AT 10S ANGELES  PRACTICALLY     ISOLATED     FOR  TWENTY-FOUR   HOURS.'  Rain    Fell    in   .Torrents,  ���   Traffic   and   Flooding  '." lings and-Stores".'  Stopping  Dwel-  Los Angeles, California, November 23.���Los Angeles was practically cut off from the outside world  during the 24 hours ending at noon  today. The telegraph, telephone  and railroad companies had scattering connections with points more  or less distant at that time, but the  service was generally anything but  satisfactory. Such ��a condition of  affairs has not been known in this  section for several years. The rain  fell.in sheets until last night, the  total precipitation being 0.54 inches.  Street car service was entirely suspended last night, the tracks being  covered with mud. making them  impassable.  The property damage during the  storm can not as yet be estimated.  It will, however, reach into thousands, the railroads being the worst  sufferers, with the traction lines a  close second. Had the rain continued until this morning more  than one dwelling and store with  their contents would probably have  been washed away. The Los Angeles river at noon today was wide  and high enough to float a fleet of  fair sized gunboats. The Southern  Pacific's C'ovina branch was washed  out, but train service on the line  may bo resumed tomorrow.  The Pomona and El Paio lines  via Schorb .were reported in bad  condition at noon. The linos to  Pasadena via Schorb to.Santa Ana  and Downey are washed away.  The Sunset Limited, as well as  the regular westbound trains due  today, are tied up at Pomona.  They reached that point last night  and have been stalled - ever since.  No traius to .San Francisco or east-  bound left the Arcade depot last  night, although an attempt will be  made to send out the "Owl" and a  traiu east tonight.  The Santa Fe, like the Southern Pacific, is practically tied up in  all directions except the lino to  Red lands.   Honor a Boer Commander.  Alb an v, New York, November  23.���Colonel Arthur Lynch, late  commander of the Second Irish  brigade of the Boer army, was entertained at lunch today by governor Roosevelt at the executive  mansion and later was dined by  John H. Farrell.  And Gain Control of the Dominion  Properties.  Copper Company's  OTHER NEWS ITEMS FROM PROVINCE AND DOMINION  Rossland, November   23.���It   is  reported that a big   deal  has just  been closed by   Mr.   James   Breen,  representing himself   and   a   New  York syndicate, who   has   secured  the control of the five million shares  I of the Dominion Copper   Company.  The consideration is withheld.  The  owners of   the   Dominion   Copper  Company were Messrs. Mackenzie &  Mann,   the    railway    contractors;  hon.-George A. Cox, of Toronto; Mr.  J. Ross, a mining man of   Spokane;  Robert .Taffry,   of Toronto;    Hugh  Sutherland,   of    Winnipeg;   A.   J.  Roberts, of   Spokane   and   W. T.  Smith of Greenwood.    It is   understood that the new parties in   control will at once begin   active   development and that a smelter   will  be built to smelt   the   ores.    It   is  said that some point on the   Kettle  river will be selected as a   site   for.  the smelter.    The idea seems to be  to use the   ores   of   the   Republic  camp with those of the Boundary,  as they pioduce.a perfect flux. .The"  properties owned by the Dominion  Copper   Company, consist  of   the  Brooklyn,      Stemwihder,      Idaho,  Standard and Montezuma,   all   adjoining the Phoenix,  . The Brooklyn has been developed  by a shaft 200 feet deep and 2000  feet of drifts.   The development ou  the Stemwinder consists of a shaft  300 feet deep and 700 feet of drifts  and crosscuts.   The Brooklyn and  Stemwinder are provided with'...  small plants. The vein on thesei-i'  properties is crosscut for over dO':y  feet aud carries high values in" gold'._'.  and copper. The pay chute has,'-,  been exposed for 500 feet,-on one ?'i  of the levels. The Dominion Cop- * -*  per Company also owns the Raw-" -''  hide in Greenwood camp, which has )%\  been developed by 400 feet of tunneling. -   ���"-"_   JsTJ-fl  *       -,���*- -ii  An Officer Dismissed.        -  yy  Victoria,   November   23.���Iaeu-:v*"|;  tenant George W.  Mason,  who. ai'.S,]$4%'  rived from  England a  short time'-*-*';)  ago, today was courtmartialed' fory,i|  behavior unbecoming an officer, he/-**vP  having absented  himself from his y3  ship for a week.   The court dis-*y|  missed him from his ship and dis-y^f  rated him  for  three year9, winch >-<*-|  deprives him of any rank/ "     .   '\-}-^j   ���    ������������--     **��-; 7*.^;i  "Notes From Sandon.        ���'' y����l  Sandon, November 23���[Special ��-ft  to The Tribune].���Minister of mine's -�����;  McBride, accompanied by . R., Fy-~*  Green, M. P. P.; of Kaslo .and-'Jptin-*���^  Houston, M. P. P.',7'of rNelson;-'wereyy  shown through* the' Ruth ^concen-,'-'^1  trator this afteruoon by* George^-I  Gordon, and through the. Slocanv?��e��|  Star mine .by T superintendent-^'  White. .*' "  George W. Hughes is said to have y*;  made a lucky strike in a propertyS!'-��'[|  two miles from Cody. ' ; -'     .   - '(*"i>|i^  It is stated' here^that the Sl6ea*a^J*Si  Star will pay a $25,000 dividetfd^-f  in December. -���        "-, . "./ '     v"���--*r'**-*  %\  ... ~��*->HS  He Is Big Medicine.  An Indian named- Edward was  brought in from Robson yesterday,  by provincial--constable "Forrester  in an unfortunate condition: Edward is very old and unable to provide for himself. He'has no friends  among the Indians of the section  and has been existing on charity  for some time until his case became  a nuisance. The matter will be  laid before A. W. Vowell, superintendent of Indian affairs at Victoria. When taken charge of by  the police the old Indian insisted  upon being brought before captain  Fitzstubbs, warden of tho provincial jail, who is regarded by the  red men as being only a few degrees below the Great Spirit. Captain Fitzstubbs is taking charge of  the Old Indian for a few days until  he can be placed elsewhere.  Curlers Reorganize.  The annual meeting of the Nel-  sou_CuL*ling_Club���took���place���last  night aud was largely attended.  The election of otticers resulted as  follows : A. IT. Buchanan, honorary  president; N. T. Maeleod, president;  F. A. Tamblyn, vice-president; '. 0.-  D. J. Christie, secretary-treasurer;  .T. H. Wallace, J. Rae and W, AV.  Beer, executive; W. W. Beer and  F. A. Tamblyn, membership committee. It was reported that satisfactory arrangements had been  made with tlie tramway company  for the use of the rink and that  curling could be started as soon as  the ice was ready. The membership fee for tlio club was substantially reduced, and it is anticipated  that considerable new blood will be  infused into the organization. The  members fully expect if circumstances are favorable to have the  most successful season in the brief  history of the club.  Held Up at His Door.  Seattle, November 23.���Within  six feet of his own door at 7 o'clock  this evening Alfred Miller, a conductor.on tho Great Northern railroad, was held up and robbed by  two masked men. One of the robbers made him keep his hands in  the air while tho other desperado  went through his pockets and took  $00 in casli and a valuable gold  watch and chain. No arrests have  been made.  Desperate Bush Fighting.  Washington, Noveniber 23.���  Mail advices from Manila deny the  story of the rescue of captain  Shields and 50 men of the 59th infantry after their capture by the  'cv��& I  insurgents,, in Marinduque.  fight that captain Shields and "his .__  party put up against an^-.OArer-r^g  .whelming.force is declared 'tqhayer;;^  ,'b'eeu one of the* mostrb'rillian^'inY^  cidents in the history., of Ibii'sh  fighting in ..the country. The 50'  men in question were pursuing a  party of insurgents of superior  force into the mountains, when they-  were ambushed in a box canyon by  a force of 250 riflemen and 1800 * *$"���  bolomen. They made a continuous j;/f  fight for over ISO hours, killing a 1y$*  large number of insurgents ��� and''"'X*  were overpo\ *ered only after they ,1^  had fired* their last shot and prac-^iai  tically were smothered iu a-'hahd-"-<  to hand fight with their 2000 ad  versaries. -*-    -    _.  ?*_m  __^  sen-  The Chinese Situation.  London, November 23.���A  ous divergence has arisen in Pekin,  says the Tien-Tsin correspondent of  the Daily Mail wiring Wednesday.  "Japan, the United States, Russia  "and"Prance -favor demanding* a  milder punishment than the execution of prince Tuan and tho others,  while Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Hungary and Italy deem any- '  thing less than the death penalty  useless. An important decision has  been arrived at, however., that this  divergence is not to interfere with  the general peace negotiations. "Another remarkable feature of the  situation is the sudden aboutface of  'Russia, who now declines either to  ���withdraw her troops from the province of Chi-Li or to hand over the  railway as promised.  George Melvillo Shoots Himself.  Republic, Washington, November 23.���George Melvin, aged about  55, went ou a deer hunt last Monday on Trout creek. He was accompanied by J. G. Ransome.  When night arrived they were bewildered and Melvin became exhausted. Ransome left him to go  for assistance. Ransome retnrned  to the spot where he-had left Melvin, and when they reached him  they found him dead, his body lying  in the creek, ft was evident that  he had committed siiicido by shooting himself after becoming convinced that he would freeze to  death.  Will Inherit Millions.  New York, November 23.���Mr.  and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt  junior are rejoicing over the birth  tonight of a girl who will become  the heiress to the Vanderbilt millions. According to all accounts  mother and child are well. 2  THE TRIBTTNE:  NELSON .li. C  SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24 1900  HUDSON'S BAY  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  If you want something nice and tasty  -try them. They can  always be depended  upon to give satisfaction.  HUDSON'S m  ��he SDrttrotre*  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  From and after October 1st, all-  subseribers to the Daily Tribune  who are served by earrier will-  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the earrier.  SUBSCRIPTION-RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .  Monthly, by carrier     .       .  Three Months, by carrier  Six Months, by carrier  .  One Year, by carrier      .  .*    95  1 00  .   2 60  5 00  . 10 00' H  xzxzxzxz  It can .scarcely be claimed that  the school trustees of Rossland are  hot numbers. The- North St.-Paul  school in that city has been closed  owiug to the inability of the*school*  trustees to raise tho temperature  above"the freezing point.  -*���J���H���Hawtlfornth'waite���who- in���  company with Ralph Smith delivered, an address in. Nelson during  the recentprovincial campaign, has  been selected as the labor candidate for the vacancy in Nanaimo  City created by the return of  Ralph Smith to the federal house.  Hawtliornthwaite is a Robins candidate as'well'as a'labor man.  Thrre is no man in Canada-today upon whom tho leadership of  the Conservative party can fall  with more universal approval than  upon Hugh John Macdonald. His  defeat in Brandon cuts no figure,  in Brandon he sacrificed himself to  his party. His defeat in no way  lessens-his claim upon the leadership ofihis'party.  The business men of Victoria aro:  far from* being-off one'mind upon  the proposals of the railway promoters who are seeking to connect:  Victoria with' the   United States-  railway systems, and continue* the*  Island* rail way north to catch* the  northern  trade.      From the- complexion of the committee appointed  to  fight  the  scheme, it- may be  guessed that the Canadian Pacific  Railway Company does not regard  tlie scheme favorably.     Many of  tlie men who are now opposing tlie  present scheme were prominent in  their opposition to Corbin's Kettle  River Extension  proposals.     They  then insisted that the trade of the  Boundary country should be preserved for an all-Canadian line  which tlie Canadian Pacific projected from the Coast. ' They had  influence enough to defeat Corbin ;  and'when he was out of the way  the Canadian Pacific tapped the  Boundary from the East instead  of from the Coast. The result was  the shutting out of Victoria from  participation in the trade of the  Boundary. Had Corbin succeeded  in his scheme the merchants of Victoria would have had an immediate  entrance into the Boundary ; and  when the Canadian Paeifie built in  they would-have- had competition;  Instead of this they have no entrance, and when the C. P. R. builds  in they will have an entrance  without competition. Since Victoria decided against railway competition iii 1890 it is not improbable  that it will again-'so-decide*-when  tho-; present, railway bylaw, conies  np for nonsidemtioi).  Development on the Speculator.  Slocan Drill.  On Saturday sinking was commenced on the Speculator, on one  of the two shafts called for under  the bond, it is 200 feet from the  month of the tunnel and directly  on the vein. Every foot gained is  showing up more ore, and the 100  foot level is expected to expose a  big chute. A recent sample test of  the ore gave 1100 ounces in silver.  About two carloads of ore is on the  dump and assooh as a third is out  shipments will begin, Bob Allen  getting the contract; The first car-  load:to be shipped will be of the  best ore, the returns from which  will bo;high.  WRITTEN-   BY'   CONSERVATIVES.  ITiie Tjuiiun*!* hn'3 placed a part o�� one column  at Uio disposal of the Conservatives; whose views  will be expressed therein from time to timo dur-  iiig'the campaign. Alike privilege is uncorded  the Labor party und tho Liberal!-.j   -  A particularly urgent appeal. is  extended to all Conservatives, and  ^particularly the executive committee,* to meet, at tho committee rooms  at 8 o'clock this evening. There is.  yet considerable work to. be done  and it-is quite-possible that there  are some spellbinders in the crowd  .who are hiding their'light under a  bushel and holding b.ick valuable  campaign knowledge that the  friends of John McKane'are thirsting to know. Let all therefore who  can attend this evening. Second  door on left upstairs, Houston  block.  The "Ward street Afternoon Tea  Chronicle" took occasion some short  time back to be greatly horrified at  the idea expressed- in this column  thatdt is a wise policy for us to  send a member of one of the two  great, parties- to Ottawa, if we  would obtain even a small per cent-  age of our contributions in the shape  of customs, inland revenue, etc., to  the general fund; that paper went  on to say;that such ideas were inimical to good politics, in fact- debauching and demoralizing in the  highest.  Between what, politics should be  aud what they aro there is a wide  gulf, precisely as in the case of the  miner. We have not yet reached  that exalted state where disinteres-  tedess'=stalks-'the=land^ahd-i=mum-=  raies of boodlersare on show in the  museums-asreliesof-a bygono barbarous age, all thisMs.for tl>e sweet-  by-and-by; meanwhile, as things  now-are weare a- remote" constituency and politically of no great"  value, and it- behooves us consequently to see that we- send -a man-  to Ottawa-like-John McKane who,,,  as a member of the Liberal-Conser  LADIES' TRIIVjIVIED HATS  Endless Variety  And ��� Prices- to Suit.  mrs. E. Mclaughlin,   JOSEPHINE STREET.  MRS. AvH-A-LTONi,  vative party, will be accorded- a-  hearing on. the requirements of*his  district, and not quietly pigeonholed as Chris. Foley would be if  by any wild chance he found himself in Ottawa, with M. P. tacked*  on to hjs name.  Notwithstanding the vaporings  of "the Liberaiand Labor candidates,  John McKane is going to be elected.  It has not been made nanifest that  any revulsion in feeling has taken  place among the electorate conse-  sequent oi\ the advent in our midst  of the Siftons and Oliver from the  "north countree;" in fact, judging  by the Hon. Clifford's early return  to tlio capital, of course on "urgent  business," it-would appear that ho  was somewhat slightly previous in  his proposal to carry everything  before him in favor of lawyer Bill.  Increase in Bank Clearances.  Nkw Yokk, Noveniber 23.���The  bank clearance-- sit. the principal  cities of the United Stales for the  week ended November 22nd, show a  total clearance of .$2,240,117,85,4', an  increase of 19.S per cent as compared with the corresponding Week  of last year. Outside of New York  the clearances were. .$700,044,595], an  increase of 8.9 per cent.  Failures for the Week'  Nrcw ��� York, Noveniber 2S.-~Dun'.-,  Review tomorrow, referring to fail-'  ures, will say that for the -week  there were 238 in tlie United States  against Ifll last year and 29 in Canada against 22 last year.  Want to Withdraw;  ������Ro'*MR, November 23.���The radical newspapers are making a campaign in favor of. the withdrawal  of the Italian troops from China,  declaring that in the rescue of the  members of the legations at Pekin  they accomplished their sole task.  m  to  to  to  to  " 00 *___W_\ * 00 *__W__\_ * -^Sl *f**0 ��� 00 *t^0 ��� 00 *00 ��� 00 ��� 0^0  00' 0*' 0*:' 0*' 0*" 0*' 0*' 0*' 0*" 0*-''-00 ���'00' 00i' 00- '   *���*-.<  FBBD  IRVINE &��� CO  St**"*.  to  to  to  to  9  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  to  L^adies*   Department.  to  to  to  to  Wilson's.-  <PoHt \VWfe.  %_      RACING ,*�����  BStath^AnJ).-^*.  Specially recommended--  for dyspepsia,   loss of-  appetito.   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  narmful effects.  Men will And it particularly, valuable as a restorative and a strengthener of  the body and norvj.system  We recommend this tonio  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B.C.  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 skirls. ,  Ladies' flannelette, cashmere, alpacia, silk, satin, and  French flannel blouse waists. < (  Ladies.' mantles, jackets, and tailor-made suits from best  makers at exceedingly low prices.  Ladies'   ready-made dress skirts, from $2.00 each up.  Ladies' ,lR & G,'VP D," and "DA" corsets from 75  cents pp.  Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from 1 to 10 years  of age.  Ladies' golf capes, at all- prices.  Men's  Department.  JVlininery   Department.  We are rit>,\v.showing the. b.alance of our imported pattern  v    hats^ai  cost  prices ; also a large stock of ladies'  ready-to>-wear hats at low prices.  We are offering men's fleece-lined underwear, in sizes 34  to 44, from 65 cents each up.  Men's Cartright & Warner's national wool and'cashmere  shirts and drawers,, from $r.50 each up.  Mep'-s flannel, cotton flannelette, cashmere and silk night  shirts. Men's pajamas in all wights. Rlack cashmere sox 25 cents per pair. ������(>..'  Latest novelties "in neckwear,..collars^cuffsj regatta negligee and fllanhel: shirts..  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  Mouse   PuirnishingOeparti-neinti  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 $r.oo per yard up; Wiltons from-$1.25 per  yard up ; Axminsters, from .$1.25 per yard'up.  Floor oilcloth* from 35 cents per yard up.  White,**bed-spreads in all. qualities ; Wool comfortables  from .$1.25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from,$2.5o up;  wool blanket, (white)-from $3.50 up.  m  to  to  to  All    Gtarpets   Sewn    emd    L-,oid    Free   of.  Charge.  Surpassing'  Display in  Fall Suitings  IRV  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^^��00*^0 . 00L\* 00t���* 00?��� 00* ��� _______!_______[* __\\____\_______* ________________* ^_W\\''0^~* __________!__________* ^��*   * * ^Jk *^SB-* ^S***'- *,^y*'^S^ *^S^*2b&**,*^Sl'* jS^ '^S-l* ^*��V �� ^Bfc��**^i^.-> ^���% ��*^^ ��� ^^_^*kZ__mm  *^^-��55^ ^���^*!,^P* ^���^.���^^-* ^-i* *^< * ^^��'^fc>-* ^��*k *^*k " ^--V *^k * ^--V *^k ��� ^^ * * 00 * ^0* 00 * 00* ^0 * 0k&*^^0 * 00* 00 * 00m ^0 ��� 00��� f**' 00* ^0>* 00.���00*  FINE  DRESSiMAKI^C A  SPECIALTY  MADDEN BLOCK.  MRS.  ENFIELD?S  ... fop flhe .. .  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worst'  eds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. SMimer  Net-land''' Building:, Baker Sl-root).  FRKD *J. SQUIHE. Manager.  321 to atl-Baker-Street, Nelson  SAW &  NELSON;  PLANING  Limited.  American >- at\d - European* Plans.  MEALS  GENTS  ROOMS LiaHTED'BY-KriBCTUlCITY-  AND HEATED BY STKAM  25 CENTS TO***-,-1    BAKER-8TRKET. NRLSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large* comfortable bedrotuna-and. flrsb-clasa  dining-room. Sample room** for oommerolal men,--  RATES $2 PER DAY  "We areppepared 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  STOREFRONTS  DQOm^JWINimVS__and__GLASS,   Get Our Prices-before ���  purchasing**;, elsewhere;  OFFICE: CORNER  HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS : HALL STREET WHARF  WHOLESALE TRADE-;  CRATED,AND MINERAL WATERS.  ���"PHORPE,& CO., IalMITED.-Corner Vernon  , ���*���   and Cedar streets, Nelson, manufaoturora-  of -and wholesale dealers.in.oorated waters and .  fruit syrups.   Solo agents for Halcyon Sprinaa  mineral water.   Telephone. 60. ���  ASSAYEBS'   SUPPLIES.  TTT  F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and-  " ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In  assayors  supplies.  Agents for Denver  Fire Clav Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  XT J. EVANS & CO.-Baker street,- Nelson-  ���*-*������������ wholesale- dealers in. liquors,:, clgam.  cement, firo brick and Are clay, water pipo..and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  EOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY: & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY���Wholesale dealers In telephones, annunciators.- bells,: batteries,,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED;  BRACKMAN-KER MILLING.* COMPANY  ���Coroalfi, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or,* ������  mixed cars shipped- to all Kootenay Points.'  ti rain elevators at all prlnotpal points on Calgary-,  Kdmontou R. R. Mills at Victoria, New west-  minster, and Kdmontou, Albertn;  TJ  1AYLOR   EEED-& PRODUCE   CO.-Baker  Bt,   Nolson    (Qeorgo   K*.   Motion's - old ���'  stand),. Flour, Feed, .Grain, Hay.aud .Produce.  Car-lots a'speoialty.  Correspondence solicited.  Phone 20..  P.  MERCHANT- TAILOR;  OPPOSITE   THE   QUEEN'S   HOTEL'  I/iireo,slock of high-claM'- imported 1 goods;  specialty - of- tho minaro   hhoulder���the   '  '  Tn  fashion In coaU.  A  latesb  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  MUSIC.  Mrs. D'.-B.-Murray, graduate, in-vocal and instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils forlhstruction_in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For teriiis and' further particulars applyroom  5, A. Macdonald building, cornor Josephine and  vernon.street.  ENGINEERS. "  CHARLES PARKER-Minlng and milling engineer.   Turuer-Boeokh Block, Baker street.  Nelson.  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load ot  Altenfs Apple Cider.  THORPE & GO.  TII*(IITXTITTIII*CTTTTTTT����XIJTirX*[I*grTTTITTT*rriXHi3  H. D.  ASHCROFT  BLAGKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  N|rSi. E. Ci Clari  LATK' OV'TKH-BOVAI,. HOTKI,,. CALQAItT<  ELECTORS  DiiriiiK.lhOi.heal, of the elcctlona  10c  VOTE  for tho  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer or Half-and-half-at the-  10c  Always fresh';  The only.igooa*JBee��in>Nelson  E.  J. GURRANv Prop;  Corner Stanley and Silica-Streets.  We have-''just-' received"a large coiisignnionl; of the  celebrated Hondi tea, direct from the garden.'-, ft i.s  easily the best tea in the market and is sold with a  guarantee.    Money refunded if not found satisfactory.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  A.  &  P  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Stroets, Nelson  The .only, hotel in-. Nelson that- has remained  under' one management since 1890, ���  The bed-rooma are well furnished and lighted  by electrlolty. ' -  The bar iS' always stocked- by the best) idom-B-  tlo. and imported-liquors. and', olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor,  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager  Wagon repairing promptly attujndedi-tjo*by:-a  flrst-class ���wneelwrtght.  Special attention given to all kind a of repairing and custom work from oubstde polnti-.  Shopi   Hall Bb.. between Baker and Vernon.  - Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Largo comfortable rooms.   FlrstalAtN table board.  Head Office.at  NELSONi B.C..  Wholesale and (Retail  Dealers in Meats  FRESH, AND SALT HEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  streot,   Nelson,  wholesalo dealers in fresh and cured moat*.  Cold storasra,  GROCERIES.  AMACI)ONAlaI> & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall Hlreols, wholesale grooera and;  Jobbers in blankets; glovos.mittti, boots, rubbers,  maoklnaws and minors' sundries.    "        '  KOOTENAY SUPl-TaY   COMPANY;   lalMI-  TED���Vernon    sti-eot,  Nelson,   wholesale-  grocers.   fOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-  *-*   sou, wholesale grocers.  Kront.stroot, Nel-:  T. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  "v wholesale dealers- In. provisions, oured-  moats,! buttor.aud eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H'BYBRS & (DO.���Corner Baker and Josephine  ��� - streets, .Nelson, wholesale, dealers in hard-,  waro and minlug supplies.     '  Powder. Co.  Agents.for Giant  rAWRKNQB  Markets'at  Nelaon,  Rossland,   Trailj  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton', Ne*p  Denver, Bevelstoke,* Fergusoni Grand Forks-,- Greenwood, Cascade* Gity* Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Eooteiiay Biatefeer  ALL KINDS OP ''. -  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLBSAIaB AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Bake, Street, Nelson E.   G#! TEASES,  ManagjBT  ORDERS BT MAUD *RBCa*D**VSl OARSrUIa AMD PHOHFT AWEMTHMJ  HARDWARE    COMPANY:  - Bakor. St., Nelson,..wholesale, dealers In  hardware and mining, supplies, and water aud  plumbers'supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  mURNKRa BEBTON. & CO.-Corner Vernon  X and' Josephine stroets, Nolson, wholesale  dealers,in.liquors, olgars and dry;goods. Agents  for Pabst Brewing Co..of Milwaukee'and:Cal  gary Brewing Co; of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND. FUSE.  **���*���**��� AmiaTON. POWDER  COMPANY-Baket  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  Ing. stumping: 1     " "- -   esale dealers7lE  blasting apparatus.  sporting, stumping:and black blasting, powders,  wholesale dealers*ln caps and fuse; and elootrlo  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  ; LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall istroets.  Nelson; manufacturers of. and-wholesale dealers  In Bash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMa-  - TED���Corner Front aud Hall streeta, Nri-  . son, wholesale, dealers In wlnoa.(case and tul��,  - and domeatio- and' irnpo**** elRaca. THE! TRIBOTE; SE130^ B, G SATURDAY; NQ^EMBEB 24 1900...  2r  BANK OF M0MIEA1  CAPITAL, nil paid up....$12,000,000.00  BEST    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  [ Lord Strathcona.and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. GeorgO'A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Cloustbu  General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. Ha BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branohes in London (England) New York,  Chicago, aud all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling; Exchange andi Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  availablo in any part of the world.  Drafta Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CUKRKNT RATE OF* INTRRKHT PAID.  IS   NOW   LADY   LEE.  Through   the   official, announcement that Austin Lee, second-secre-'  tary.of the British embassy  here,  has been nominated t>y lord Salisbury   for   promotion  to a knight  r'ommandership   of the   Bath,  his  American wife, one of the most conspicuous figm-es of.the foreign, colony on the banks of the Seine, receive.-* an English title and becomes  lady   Lee,"     Her ��� advancement in  | , J^ank   coincides   strangely   enough  *���'  with the-financial andsocial eclipse  of her particular enemies, the.connt  and countess Bonide Castellane.  Lady Lee, althoug.rno longer in  tlie first bloom of youth' still remains a most fascinating, and: brilliant woman, possessed of. 'ranch  elegance and personal attractions,  and'shares- with her- English?husband a knowledge- ot the ins- and.  outs of French society that is  unrivalled among foreigners. Prior  to her marriage with Austin Lee  she was Mrs. De AVollf Taylour, and  it was not long after her arrival  from New York that she became  famous here for her magnificent  voice. Indeed, she is acknowledged  to have the most glorious voice in  the French capital, either on or off  the stage, aud is consequently- in  great demand among the most exclusive salons of the noble Faubourg.  When Anna Gould first arrived  here .as-the. bride. of-count^Boni de-  Castellane-she found an- invaluable  adviser, friend .and. social mentorin-  Mrs. Austin. Lee, who helped her  to avoid..those many, social, pitfalls  that await the foreigner. Indeed,  such social attention as Mme, de  Castellane received was owing to  her countrywomen, .her husband,  count Boni, having but.little status  or influence' in the great world,  s.ave through the family of his  mother.  All went well until Boni de Castellane chartered the big English  yacht Walhalla .and invited a party  of friends to join him on a trip,  which, beginning, with Cowes, was  to comprise visits-, to. Stockholm  and Copenhagen, as well as to the  Island of Tethon,*some miles west  of Alderney, in the British Channel,  which belongs entirely and solely  to tlie Austin Lees. t,  At Cqwes Mrs. Lee was instrumental in securing the presence of  the prince of Wales at a dinner on  board the yacht, and. the- superior  consideration manifested. by the  British heir apparent to Mi's. Austin Lee was not without arousing  the ill will of the countess de Castellane, who ��� considered that as a-  hostess she had the first claim on  the notice of his royal- highness.  -During-the-subsequent���trip��� tho-  ill-feelingthus engendered became  more acute. The countess began to.  complain that Boni manifested a  preference for the society of-" Mrs.  Lee to that of his lawful wife, and;  finally at Copenhagen matters  reached such a pitch that an angry  discussion between the two ladies  ' onsued, culminating in a request  I' preferred by the countess that Mrs,  Lee leave the. yacht.  The very fact that Mrs. Lee  should have been subject to such  a humiliation, implying as it did  misconduct of the most llagrant  character, would have been sufficient to impair the social position  here of any woman less gifted and  experienced than the fair American  member of the British embassy.  Returning; to Paris, she gave it to  be understood among the great  ladies of the Faubourg St. Germain  that the vocal services which she  had given at their request in behalf of charities organized by them  in behalflot. the Roman Catholic  church had developed in her mind  leanings towards that denomination. Now, if there is one thing  that these great ladies delight in  more than another, it is in being  able to place to their record here on  earth and up above the conversion  of a "heretic."  Accordingly, as soon as ever the  stout, kind-hearted and cheery  duchess de Rohan, who is facile  priuceps the leader of the Parisian,  great world, became aware of the  disposition manifested by Mrs. Lee  she carried her off- to her country  seat, the Chateau.de Josselin, where  she completed Mrs. Lee's religious  i nsfcriictions,   and   iu   the   private  THE BANK. OB  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is r now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, IT. S.,  Atlin.,B- 0��� and Dawson City, N. W; T.  chapel of the castle the actual act  of admission to the Roman Catholic  churchtook,place, the duchess acting as sponsor.  Thisshrewd move on the part of  Mrs. Leo completely discounted the  social effects.of the affront to which  she had been subjected by the  countess de Castellane, and before  six months had passed the Castel-  Innes found themselves cold-shouldered: iu tlie noble Faubourg, -where;  Mi 8. Austin Lee was received ��� with*  open arms and as a universal  favorite  That Mrs, Lee; should be transformed into lady Lee.within a few  days of the Castellanes being virtually pronounced by the French  courts bankrupt and deprived of  the control of the remnant of their  fortune may be said to constitute  the climax of this feud between  two American women on the banks  of the Seine. It may be added that  sir Austin Lee, as he now is, is the  representative of the British government on the directorate of the  Sue'/. Caual Company, besides holding the office of consul-general.  Moreover, he is known its a species,  of;diplomatic dry nurse, being entrusted with the delicate task, of;  making newly appointed - ambassadors and secretaries assigned to  ;Paris acquainted with tho ropes of  the Parisian capital.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel. Posts  Stair Rail-  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and:  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds,  IF WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  ���      WE WILL MAKE IT FOR YOU  CALL AND,GET PRICES,  Capita! Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  Imperial Bank of, Canada  HHAD'OFFICE. TORONTO;-  $2,5QQ;QQ0  $2,463)00.3  D. It Wilkio, General, Manager.  K. Hay, Inspector...  Nelson Branch���Burns Block; 221;.Bak6l?sSteeet  J. M. LAY. Manager.  O. W. WestedfeC^  COAL!      WOOD!  \_^~_l ^-^^--^ ^^^-Lj'^L'F--^ F^''****3' * _^4e=:'' ^' c^^c^'i&'t?' <*���  *t*> '^ 'ti '^ "ti..;*-^ ���S:*,*2l,>��:I'--i ��^ ���****) �����.'��.k3|'1;J;*f:  -<5<��^-%iS<^<-^i-^!=^ir^�� ,J-:*:>--t:^?-,;::::*��*jS>>**!*  Established in Nelson in 189Q.  ^Jj(J  $9.65|Qrow*,Ne8tu  Hard Coal  Anthracite      "���!�������--�� I Coal.  DEJLI*V:fflHOT"l">  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY*, I/rj*t��-,  No order can ho accepted unloss accompanied  by cash..   Offlco:   Corner of Hall  and Baker Streota.  TELEPHONE 33.  J. A. Sayward  HALL AITS. LAKE STREETS,. NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HRNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-r White Pine Lumber Always in  StocH.  We carry a complete stock of  Ooast Flooring, Ceiling,- Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work -will- receive  prompt attention.   \  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  BAKER STREET, NELSON;  Coffee Roasters and  Dealers in  Tea and Coffee.  $    10  1 00  ] 00  1 IK)  On  Fi-osh   roasted- colt'co  of  the liest, quality al.  the following, prices:  Java and Arabian- Moohn, per pound  ���lava and .-Mocha Blond, ti pound* ....  Fine Santos, _ pounds   Santos Blond, 5 pounds   Our Special Blond, (��� pounds   Our Rico Roast, (! pounds     1 (X)  A trial ordor s olicited.   Salesroom: two doors  oast of Oddfellows' block. West Baker streot.  E P. Whalley, jTr  NOTARY PUBLIC,  Offloe with O. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City office of the Nelson Sodawater -Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box S69. TELEPHONE NOj %  DR.  ALEXANDER* FORIN  OFFICE AND RESIDENCE  Silica   street, between Ward and  Josephine streets.  i'elophono 120.  ARCHITECTS.  BWART & CARRIE���Arohitajcta.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block, Rakar street. Nelaon.  Lethbridge Gait Coal  Tho best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  tkrms oabh     W. P. TiEHNETi Generatl Agent  TftleDhonn-147.    Offloavntdh O. D..J. Ohristte.  HUGH R. CAMERON  Real Estate and  Insurance Agent  ARE NOW ARRIVING EACH DAY.  ******************  CUTLERY  Imported  Direct from France.  Imported  Direct from Sheffield, Englanclr  Imported  Direct from Sheffield.  ******************  CALL AND INSPECT THEM BEFORE THEY GO.  The only office in the city which  issues its own policies.  AQI5N-T FOR  Norwich Union Insurance Co.  Connecticut Fire Insurance. Co.  /Etna Insurance Co.  Commercial Union Insurance Co., Ltd.  From now, until after the Holidays, All Engraving will be Done Free*  ^a��M��iai�� ���, i ��aaaa��    nraia.im���a���������.  JACOB   DOVEM, The  Jeweler  BAKER STREET,   NELSON.  JjvJcV ' All-Watch and Jewelry Repairing Guaranteed.  t*-*,-*-2>'t-Ja'v*;'^.^;.'**-,a^^-  Mail Orders Receive our Prompt Attention.  MONEY TO  LOAN. AT 8%  ON  STRAIGHT MORTGAGE.  BAKER STREET  NELSON  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  .��-^ .���s-y*-**"*!^^ S^l-^% <?$<^ *S<^ <^<^ <^is^ i^ 1=^ i^*^1^  ���^ *^'^�� ����-"-*-��� cZ>' C^>" C=3" C=?*(=3�� C3'C=3' C? ��� O?' C?'C=3' C?%(Z3'^��  ELECTRICAL N|ACHINERY  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators, Lamps  GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES  HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT CIRCUITS.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bqgustown)   Fairview.  Addition.  GAH|BLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR RENT  G-roomcd house and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold water, Observatory street, magnificent view; rent, in-,  eluding water rate, $23 per month.  5-roomed house, corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets; $20 pc* month.  /i-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $13 per month.  1-roomed cottage, Gore street $12.50 per month.  fl-roomed house, corner .of Mill and Hall streets;  ?80 per month, from 1st November,  tents collected.. Loans made.  Agonts for British. Columbia Permanent Loan,  & Savings Company.  D. J. Be war* J.P.  Notary-Public���Conveyancer.  for sale  Baker street property at. a bargain; 50 feet on  Vornon street, near Hall, witli houses renting  for 840 per month: ouly>*2.fl00..  7-room ��� house, Stanley, .stroet and Mines-road,  beautiful location; jl.-'fiO, $500 cash.  -F-ine large bouse=and=lot=on=Garbonatestreetifor:  $2,000, easy terms, %% interest.  House and two lots, Ward and Houston street,  $1,073, easy terms.  2nice building-lots. Mill street, SCOT*.  TO RKl-'T.  Nicely situated boarding house.  7-room house, with bath, Stanley street;, ?2o.00.  7-room house in Bumo addition, $20. This house  has full moden conrenioncM.  Offlcoin  Madden Block  D; J; DEWAR  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Ulcheliou. 1000  FOR SAIaK.  Large hotel, furnished- complete..throughout;,  In a good live town ; reasonable terms.  A complete set of tinner's tools.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  FOR SALE-CHEAP  ��� Six lots corner Observatory and Hall streets  drained and cleared,fofrbulldlng...  Charles St. Rarhe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Annlr. f*. T,. TaTCMNOX. Rnllnthnr. MolBnn R   O  FOR FALL PLANTING  Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs,  Vines and Bulbs���80,000 to select from.   Address  M. .T. HENRY, Vanconvflr, B. O.  *&-��$��� CLING. SURFACE BELT DRESSING  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES.   .^-Ssfsr  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, B. C.  LECTURER  Prof. W. C. Alexander  Of Fowler, &. Wells Co., . -    _  New York,  Who is now everywhere acknowledged to bo  Dot only the ablest phrenologist in America, but,  one of the most popular speakers on the lecture  platform of today, will deliver a series of loc-.  lures in the  OPERA   HOUSE  Every Night, Commencing  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26th  Admi-sion Free First Night.  Collection taken.  Hoys unaccompanied by their parents will be.  charged ten cents.   Crying babies. H50.  PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS  on-tho stage of four or more ladies and gentlemen selected by the audience, at the close of  each lecture.   Lectures begin at 8 p. in.  Private consultations  daily  from 10 a. m.,  Room 2, Hume Hotel.  ROSSUAND   BIVailVBBRIINQ  WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders and Machinists,.Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors.and-Ceneral Mining Machinery.  List of. second-hand machinery,on:.hand, which has been, thoronghly.overhauled and is as good  ��IS   TIAIV  ���'...*  ���y .a2'ixl8''JnBer80"l-SargeantiAiiv.Compressor, ltetedjOiSidrllls^    _ , .    .  -      ,.      '   ~~    1 *Vortical Air*ReceiveiV8'x3*r'*f-lB''^helir'i'rii"'!a-��lBrcompleto-wi - r  1 60 h. p ReturnTubular- Boiler, 5*xl2*. 4'' heads, 82 3" tubes, tested to 18011. coldwator pressure,  02* heavy-30'' smokestack, and allothfr.fllttings complete. .  AVatch this adverti-einent for'further lists, or,write us beforo yon buy for complete lint,   no  may have just.what you:want. ..-..'���'���.���  Agents.for Northey Pumps. .Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD   AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  THE CHAMBER OF MINES  SOUTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA  (Kootenays. and Yale)  NOTICE.  _ The Chamber of Mines wants I horougbly. reliable correspondents in every camp in the districts of Kast and West Kootenay and Vale, to  whom reasonable compensation will be paid for  their, services.  f Correspondents will be expected to furnish the  Chamber of Mines with all development going  on at the mines, the installation of machinery,  f MpnienU of ore and value, and gen*rally such  news as will attract the attention .of capitalists  and cause them to investigate and Invest.  Applications to be addressed to the  CHAMBER OF' MINKS.  Southern British Columbia,  (Kootenays and Yale)  P. O. Box ,)78. ROSSLAND, K C.  THE CHAMBER. OF MINES  SOUTHERN BRITISH' COLUMBIA  (Kootenays.^and Yale)  NOTICE.  Something1...  to-be Proud of  is tho irreproachable maimer in which your  linen is always laundried.whon you,bring It to  the Kootenay Steam Laundry. Wo are proud  of it. ourselves, and of tlio fact that not. oven  the beautiful snow that caps the Rockies is  whiter or of liner (lnlsh in Its "glacial smooth-'  noss than Is the linen that wo nre doing .up every  dny;  Just call up Telephone 128.    .  The KOOTENA? STEAM LAUNDRY  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWERS AND nOTTUQOB 01*  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  P33i^r3��fcd.     BKiwaiyat NeUon  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT.  Pursuant to tho " Creditors' Trust Deeds Act"  and Amending Acts.  Notice ii hereby given that Charles Trumbull  and Alexander John "McDonald, lately carrying  on business as Tobacco and: Cigar Merchants in  the City of Kaslo, British Columbia, in partnership under tho firm namo aud stylo of Trumbull  ft McDonald, by deed of assignuiontfor tho bcuo-  tlt of crtdltors, bearing da-o the'-trd day of October, A. I J. 1900, havo aspigiiod all their and ench  of their personal c&tatc. credits and olt'ects which  may be seized atd sold under oxeeiitlon andall  thoir and each of their real cstAte unto l*tuburt  McLean, of the said city of Kaslu, mill mnnai-cr,  In trust, to pay and satisfy ratably or proportion:  utely and without, preference or priority all "Uio  credlt.orn of thoin, the said Charles Trumbull and  Aloxauder .lohn AlcDonald, or of cither of them,  their just debts, according to law.  Tho Eaid deed ot assignment was executed by  tho said Aloxauder John McDonald on tho 23rd  day of October, A. 1). l'JOO, and by tho, said  Charles Trumbull on the 25th day of October, A.  D. 1000, and by tho said ltobcrt Mclean on tho  27th day of Ootober, A. D. 19CU.  All persons having claims against the said  Charles .Trumbull ana Alexander. John McDonald or against either of them are required on. or  beforo tho '10th day of November, 1900; to deliver  to the. trusteo- vouchors and. particulars of-the  sam , together with particulars of any security  which may be held by-them therefor.  And notice is hereby given that after tho said  HOili day oC November, 1U00, the trustee will pro-  coed to distribute the assets, among those parties  who are entitled thereto, having regard only.to  the claims of which he shall then have hnd due  notice.  A meeting of the creditors will bo hold at tho  ofllce of McAnn & McKay, Front streot, in the  said city of Kaslo, on Thursday, the 16th day of  November. 1901), til the hour of threo o'clock in  tho afternoon.  Dated at. Kaslo tho 27th day of Ootobor, A. I).,  i<m. McANN & MoKAV  Solicitors for the Trustee  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business lots in tho town of Phoenix,  f>0 feet frontage. Original cost $1,000. Will sell  for the samo figure on tho following term a: Ono-  third cash: balance in six and twelvo months.  : Address, F. 11,H.,poHtoffice^boi 198,Nelaon, B.C.  Applications will bo received by the Chamber  ;of Min-s, Kossland, B. C, until Decembor 1st,  190 , for tho position of secretary. The salary,  ���will be Sl.-X) .00 por year.  Applicants must have some literary and news-,  paper ox.erienco and bo well qualified lo discharge-, tho > duties assigned- to a secretary of a.  Chamber of Mines. -  References must accompany application.  Address:  ���=====eHA'MBT"*n=01'-M INKS;  TBADES   UNIONS.  ���M'ErBON MINERS' UNION NO. 90, W. F. o  *'   M.���Meets in miners', union rooms, northeast corner Vlotoria and Kootenay streets, every  -Saturday evening at 8 o'olock.   Visiting mem,'  bars welcome. M. It. Mowatt, President. .Tame v  Wilkes,   Secretary.     Union Scai.k op Waoks  kor Nklson    District���Per  shift,    machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners. $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other.underground laborers, $3.00.  qiRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regn-  ���*��� lar meetings of tho Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  -first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe, President J. H. Mathe-  son. Secretary.  fpHB regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  x   aro held on  "Weanesday ovoning of  each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Minera'-Union hall cor-   '  ner Victoria-and Kootenay)streets.   R.  Robinson, President.;,; James Colling,- Secretary.  TDARBERS' UNION*.���Nelson Union, No. 198. of  *-*  the International Journeymen,Barbers On- ���  ion of America, meets every first and third Mon-r  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner��"  of Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp.    Visiting   brothers cordially invited to~-  attend.  J. H. Matheson, President   W. S. Bel-'-  vlllo, Secretary.  -DWCKLAYERS AND. MASONS*., UNION.  ���*-* The'.Brlcklayors and. Masons' International t.  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth;'  Tuesdays in each* month at Miners Union hall'i *.  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording *-4-  and corresponding secretary. * "   ���  T ABORERS* UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro,;-  ���LJ   tective Union, No. 8121, A. F of L., meets in"-  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba^  ker and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening]*/  at7:30 p.m.;sharp.;Visitin(-: members of the AmerF"1 *  can   Federation   cordially  invited   to attend.!  JameB Mathe w, President   John Roberts, re-J ���  cording secretary. ��� -  - i,  WILSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular- *"  *���*   meeting of the   Painters'  Union is held*?"-  tho flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   J. H. MillwardTi,  President; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.  pLASTERKRS'  UNION-Tho O. P. I. A. No.    ,  ������"���    172, meets every,'Monday; evening in  the&  Elliot block, corner Baker, and Stanley streets. ati>  8oolook,   J. D.:Movor; president: Donald Me-'  rrfaftn   4-aa^ra^ftat.rv;.  riOOKSt AND5���WAITERSfillNION ��� Regulai;.-  ,-^ meetings on tho second anil fourth Tnurs-~  days of each month, at 8o'clock in Miners' Unionf-  hill. Vistingbrethei-n cordially invUed. C. F.^*  Boll, pri-sident; J. P. Forestoll, secretary,'  treasurer. ������ ���',���--  A?  FRATERNAL   SOOIETIBSj  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.  ednesday In ei  Sojourning brethren Invited.  Moots second .Wednesday In each wi^��ntfi��,  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge, No,.  25, Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. K/  HaU, cornor Baker and Kootenay streets, every-  Tuesday evening at 8 o'olock. Vislting.-Knightie'  cordially invited to attend.'. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquette, K. of R. & S.  Southern British Columbia.  (Kootenays and Yale)  ROSSivAND, a. C.  EXAMINATION OF ASSAYEBS FOR  LICENCE: TO PRACTICE IN BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with  section 12 of "Bureau of ."���lines Act," a special  examination for clllolency in tho practice of  assaying will be held in the City of Nelson, on  December 3rd, 1900, and such following days ns  may lie found necosHary.' Details of such examination may be found In the H. C. Gazette-on  tlio In each Uovornuicut Olllce.  Intending candidates should make application  for. such examination 10 days In advance to the  Provincial Assayer, Secretary of Hoard of Examiners. Victoria.  Such application to be accompanied with the  mCIIAUf)  M'UiUDI-*.  Minister of Mines.  Department of Mines, Victoria, II. C, ;'iLh  November, 1SKX)  NOTICE.  Rossland, B, C, November 91 h, l'JOO.  To V. H. Sausbuky :  Notice is hereby given that.1, William Grilllths.  intend to. claim the interests in the following  named mineral claims 'formerly held by F. B.'  Salisbury, on which ho has neglected to pay his  share of the expenses of tho annual assessment  work.   To wit:  A one-half (J) inlerest iu the "Hunker Hill"  mineral claim.  A one half (') interest in the "Sullivan" mineral  claim.  A one-half (i) intei-cstin the "Fidclll.y" mineral  claim.  All the adjoining claims, situated on tho wost.  fork of the north fork of Salmon river, in Iho  Nelson Mining Division,  This action Is taken under Section 11 of Chap-  tor 45, of the statutes of lSlR) and amendments of  ISAM). WlLLrAM. B. TOWNSKND.  Agent for William Orlflll.h.i.  LAND   NOTICE.  . Notice is hereby given, that sixty days after  date 1 intend to apply to tho gold commissioner'  for a lease on crown lands, situate in Wost Kootenay district, about ten miles from the city of  Kaslo,.in a northerly direction, consisting of KiO  acres of unoccupied crown lands, commencing at  a post marked C. P. h., thence north on tho lake  front 80. chains, thonco west 20 chains, thonoo  south 80 chains, thence east. _0 chains to place  ind post of commencement  C. P. LOUDIN.  ���M"ELSON L. O. L,, No. 1692i.meots InL.O. O. F.  ���" - Hall,' corner Baker and Kootonay streotai,-  lst and 3rd Friday of each month. VMUngy  brethorn cordially invited. R. Robinson, W.itt,  -WvGrawfordrRecording-Seeretary; ������  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of'British Columbia, Nelson, In Wea-  Kootenay, to wit:  By virtue of a writ of fleri-faclas. Issued out of  the Supreme Court of Britith Columbia, at the-  suit of tho.Bank.of-Montreal,' plaintiffs, and to  mo directed, against' the goods and chat*  tels of the* Two Friends "Mine. Limited  Liability,' defendants, I ' have seized and-  taken iu execution all tho right;title and interest)  of tho said defa-ndnnt.s, T��*o Friends Mine Limited Liability, in the mineral-claim known as  and called "Two Frlonds."situated on tho divide  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on the east  slope ot Lemon creek, located on tho 31st day.ot  July, A. D. 18%. und recorded in the otHcoof the  mining recorder for tho Sloean Cily Alining Division of the West Koota��nny District, on tho 10th  dny of August, A. D. 1895; and also all the right!  tltlo and interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mino.Limited Liability, in sixty (1*0) tons  of oro. more or less, mined from the mineral  claim,."Two Frlonds," and. now upon tho property : To recover the sum of two thousand and  eighty-nine dollars and eighty-five cents (g-.'.OSB,  .85) together with Interest on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-live, cents (?'.*08U,'I5)  nt six per centum por annum, from tho 2(ith day  of September, 1900, until payment, besides slier  ill's uouudagc, otllucr'fefccs. and all other legal  incidental expenses: All of-which 1 shall expose  for sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at the froiit of my oiltco  next to the court houso, in tho city ot Nelson," B.  C. on Friday the 20th day of October, A. D., l'JOO  at tho hour of elnvon o'clock in tlie forenoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves aB lo interest and title of the said defendants.  Dated at. Slocnn City tho 12th day of October,  1000  S. P. TUCK, SherifTof South Kootonay-  Tho above sale is postponed until Monday, tho  '-'Gthdny of November, 11XX), at the samo place  and hour. S. P. TUCK,  SheriU'of South Kootenayi  The above sale is further postponed until  Friday the 21st day of Decembor, 1900, at the  same place and hour.  S. P. TUCK,  Sherltrof South Kootenay./  "COMPANIES ACT 1897/'  Notice Is herebyjjiven that tho appointment of  John Mallison "Williams as attorney of.i-TJio  Chaploau Consolidated Gold Mining; Company.  Limited," und of his substitute, Charles \v.  Graham. Browning; has been rovokod, and, that,  Gabriel Luelen Hooert Weyl, accountant of Nelson, li. C, has been appointed as the new- attorney of tho said company, and the registered  ofllce of the company has been changed to Observatory street. Nolson, B. C.  KLLIOT & LENNIE,,  _ ,   ,     . Solicitors for the Company.  "Dated this 20th day ot November, A< D.. 190 0,  m  ���n  Ml  k!  31  -*,*t-|  -3.1  ' * v~  -a-yrl  Ti\  r     )"l  -v,*.  *      ?J*~.[  *��� .'111  ,' *--'ffl  ' "it  ~.  01  '^  .- ���*������  ��1 ���&_  ���m  5  s-_l  J*;'I THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. C, SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24 1900  I-  I  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 and Retail Druggists  and Dealers in Assayers' Supplies.  VICTORIA  BLOCK,   NELSON  -^___r  .. 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 21!) BAKKR STRKKT. NKLSON.  STOVES!       STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLES HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  m  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  %  Genuine Acme Spring and Hockey Skates in ifi  to  all sizes, for Boys, Ladies and Men. /t}\  McLaclilan Bros.  to  to  to  to  to  ����������:-��:��  m$   %m  i^**  !--�����-*  J-<=*V  A 2 Cent Stamp  ���J��  =#=  S Will save out-of-town purchasers more W  M money, time and worry if properly applied than gg  SS any other investment. We pay particular at- gg  ��S tention to mail orders. All orders mailed to us ^  m will receive our most careful and prompt at- <&  ^ tention for either ^  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in virtue of the Act of  lhe Dominion Parliament, 63 and 64 Victoria, Chapter  103 and Chapter 104, the name of  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OF HALIFAX  will be changed to   ";  XLbelRoEal Bank of Ganaoa  from and after  _   the Second day of January, 1901.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  E.  L.  PEASE,  General Manager.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The action of Hyde & Tits-worth  vs. Webb witlin the Athabasca  Mines as garnishees will eoine np  for a hearing on Thursday next,  the court judge haying ordered -an  issue.. The case involves .several  nice points of law.  John Grant, who spent the summer in the Capo Nome country, has  been in tiie city for several days.  He says the country is not as black  as has been painted and that a man  with luck and a disposition to work  hard has many chances to make a  stake.  The opening service at the new  Congregational churcli will take  place at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning and the evening service at 7:30  o'clock. Rev. William Munroe  preaches at both services on the  church work .and special-music will  be provided.  . In view.of the opening of the"  Congregational church on Sunday,  the members of the Baptist church  have decided not to hold service in  tho morning and will join the Con-  gregationalists instead. Service  will bo held as usual nt the Baptist  church in the evening.  A.horse alleged to belong to C  'Dense was found behind McArthur  <fc Company's morgue yesterday.  The animal had fallen through a  hole barely two feet square a.nd had  been for two days without food or  water. Chief of police .Tarvis fed  the animal and will get after the  owner for allowing the beast to run  at large.  The Nelson Furniture Company  istaking action against each of the  five insurance companies which  held risks on the stock of goods  partially destroyed by fire several  months ago. The aggregate  amount claimed is $0000. It was  generally understood that ou the  conclusion of the criminal proceedings which followed the fire, the insurance companies would settle up,  but apparently they have delayed  matters.  Neeland's shoe store was almost  washed down Baker street last  night. During the cold spell the  taps in the second fiat of the building were frozen and when the thaw  came and the pipes resumed business several streams of water were  pouring through the ceiling into  the shoe, store. Before the water  could be turned off six or eight  inches had gathered in the premises  but the damage done was comparatively small.  Balfour extension, is in the city on  a brief visit to' close out his business in the.,Nelson district. He is  building a 125-mile section of tho  Canadian Northern railroad, which  willV eventually -be a transoonti;  nental line.4 ���,_ Mackenzie &':'"Manii'  are building, the road, which is under -construction in several sections  east and-west of Winnipeg. Mr.  Stewart is working iii the Rainy  River country through tlie mineral  belt. He 'states that the district  'has.a number of free milling properties that are promising. In his  railroad work he is employing 700  men,, and increasing the crew as  rapidly as men offer themselves.  The wages paid are $1.7i) to $2 per  day, with board at .$4 per week,  the scale, being somewhat bettor  than that paid in this province,  while the labor is of an inferior  .quality, because the class of men  available is;-,'not used to railroad  work. ; Thia^,-contract will take  about a year to complete. .Tames  V. Welch' has taken a section of  Mr. Stewards work and will move  his outfit, now stored at Florence  Park, to the Rainy River country  about December 1st.  to  GROCERIES  OR CROCKERY  to Our Stock is complete in both lines. Our  to prices are right. Our gfoods are guaranteed or  to money refunded.  Jto    to  to COOKED GENEVA SAUSAGE IN TINS IS DAINTY.  to  WM.   HUNTER   &   CO.  to  Groceries* Crockery.  ABERDEEN BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  to  .NELSON Jjjj  _' ,  M  ���W SESggllIT COSTS BUT ONE OENTiagflgagSs  To drop us a post card that -wo may call and give estimates.  It Raves many dollars.  Never   have any plumbing done until you have seen our goodo and our prices.  ISP  CE,  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers  .T. R. Martin, deputy provincial  timber inspector, seized the Kaslo  & Slocan railroad on Thursday to  insure the payment of timber dues  claimed to be in arrears. For one  day the road was completely tied  up, but apparently an arrangement  was arrived at yesterday, as Hon.  Richard McBride, John Houston, M.  E. A., and Robert Green, M. L. A.,  got through with others to Sandon  during the day.  A bright and promising young  businessman passed away at the  general hospital yesterday in the  person of Henry Zoeckler of Chicago,  private secretary to Menno Un-  zicker, tho well-known Chicago machinery man. Deceased came to  Nelson with Mr. Unzicker on the  13th instant and was stricken with  appendicitis last week. He underwent an operation, but contracted  pneumonia to which he succumbed.  The body will be embalmed and  taken to Chicago for interment.  A handsome drop curtaiu has  been painted and hung in the opera  house by .I.-E. Halton, scenic artist.  The central scene is a bit of scenery  from Banff, while a section devoted  to P. Purns &. Company's advertisement depicts their Baker street  window as sketched by Mr. Halton  on the day that private A. S. Lee  returned from the Boer war. The  effect of the whole is excellent. Mr.  Halton leaves today for Sandon,  where he will make the scenery for  the new opera house there.  A Big Contract.  John W. Stewart, the well-known  railroad con tractor who built the  NELSON'S WHOLESALE TRADE  The Week's Business.  Nelson wholesalers report an average week's -business which means  trade is excellent. The sudden cold  snap prevented shipments of perishable goods, but this class of merchandise is moving now and beveral  days' orders.jWere despatched yesterday. ,���_ Among" the shipments  were several-carload lots. The consignments reported yesterday were  as-follows:  Brackman & Iter Milling Co.,  Ltd., flour : and feed.���Nakusp,  Kaslo, Hall, Robson, Waneta, Balfour, Ymir,- Creston and Slocan  City.  A. Macdonald & Co., wholesale  grocers.���West Robson, New Denver, Moyelle- Cascade, Rock Creek,  Ainsworth, -Deer Park, Coryelle,  Ymir, Fire, ,Valley, Lemon Creek,  Cody, Creston, Nakusp and Kitchener. t  John Cholditch & Co., wholesale  grocers.���Slpcaii City,' Sandon,  Whitewater, Kaslo, Ainsworth,  Lemon Creek, Winlaw's Siding,  Erie,, Ymir, Three. Forks, Robson,  Fernie and Trout Lake City.  J. Y. Griffin & Co., provisions and  produce.���-Slocan City, Greenwood,  Ymir. ^Sahdon.l^Pilot_Bay,^Kaslo.  Cascade, New Denver, Kuskonook,  Moyie, Rossland and Nakusp.  Kootenay - Supply Company,  wholesale '. grocers. ��� Cranbrook,  Phoenix, Cascade, Moyie, Greenwood, Procter, Kaslo, Sirdar and  Ainsworth.  California Wine Company, wines  and cigars,���Cascade City, Rock  Creek, Phoenix, Grand Forks, Midway, Robso,n, Halcyon Springs, Galloway and Ymir.  '     .   .  Nelson Saw and Planing Mills,  sash and doors.���Cranbrook, .Pilot  Bay, Lemon Greek and Athabasca.  W. -F, Teets-el & Co., assayers'  supplies.���Sandon, Salmo, Kimberley, Moyie and Erie.  Starkey & Co., commission merchants.���Whitewater, Kaslo, Trail,  Creston, New Denver, Rossland,  Thompson's Landing and Eholt.  Turner, Beeton & Co., wholesale  liquors and dry goods.���Ymir, Slocan City, Procter, Phomix, Moyio,  Kaslo, Ainsworth, Robson, .Sandon  and ThreeForks.  H. J. Evans & Co., commission  merchants.���Sandon, Balfour, Ymir,  Silverton, Phomix, Robson, Waneta, Grand Forks, Fernie and  Salmo.  Kootenay ISlcetric Supply <fc  Construction Company, electrical  supplies.���-.Cranbrook, Moyie, Lemon  Creek, Greenwood, Grand Forks,  Ymir, Kaslo, Ainsworth, Sandon  and Sloean City.  Professor Alexander's Lecture.  The Montreal Witness speaking  of professor Alexander, who begins  his series with a free lecture in the  opera house   next   Monday night,  -ffl?  EC.   ZB-X-ZEIRS   Sc   CO.  "isr-Eix.so'j'sr  "KT-A-SXaO  &-&.Z��T_C>0__T  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 linker and Josophino Slreo  TELEPHONE 27  says: "Prof. Alexander lectured iu  his own inimitable stj'lo last night  before a deeply interested audience,  which filled the Y. M. C. A. hall to  overflowing before S o'clock, so that  those who came later could not  gain admittance. The professor  seemed at his best and for over an  hour entertained his hearers by a  judicious combination of repartee,  illustrative anecdotes and convincing arguments. The whole lecture  was filled with good, sound, common sense, information for husbands and wives, parents and children, young men and maidens, and  if the status of society in Montreal  has not been elevated then" nothing  short of an earthquake can  do it."  ���-Y--  PEKSONAL.  Harry Daley of Kaslo is a guest  at the.Tremoiit liotul.  C.  Murphy  and   wife  of  Slocan  City aro. al. the Madden lIo\i��e.  Archibald Camcrou of Salmo and  W. Wstcrl-ind of Slocan City are at the Hotel  11 ume.  John   AV.  Stewart  of   Savanne,  Ontario, and M. H. Cowan of Spokane are at the  Hotel Phair. -    -  Rev. W. C.-Hedley of-Rossland is  in t ho ��-ity, the KUCHt of his hrolhcr, H. It. Hedley  of the Hall Winea smaller.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Ilank of Halifax.  Everything must go at the Nelson Furniture Store hoforo November 2.">i.li.  All kinds of ordinary sewing done  at reasonable prices.   Apply 234 Latimer street.  Smart boy wanted.   Apply Ideal  Art Company, Jo**ci)h<nc street,' 3 dooiM below  Baker.  . Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn ou' Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  Don't forget the Nelson Furniture  Store has good values in lace curtains, $| 00  a pair.  For     Rent���Store   in   Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to JIalone & Trcgillua,  Tremont hotel.  For   rent���Two-room   house   on  Victoria street, block 17. Apply Mathcson &  Graham's barber shop.  For   Sale ��� Two   pair   of   good  sleighs, with brakes. Aoply W. C. McDcan,  corner Silica arid Ward stiects.  Large well furnished rooms to  let. Apply rooms 1 a**d fi Macdonald building,  cornor Josephine and Vernon streets.  For Sale���Piano by Evans Bros.,  In-fcrsoll. Cost S-KW.OO. Natural oak finish.  What often* ?   Apply V,', (his ofllce.  There are still lots of good bargains in carpets at The Nelson Knrnitiirc Store,  10 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 SO, city.  Employment wanted by a young  man for a few hours everyday, cither morning,  afternoon or evening: any capacity. Apply a.  C, room 7, YiotorU block, corner Baker and'  Jo ephine street1*.  Free to the  Piiblic-r-.^  Send   us   your  name  and  address ar.d  we  will  mail you one of  our artistic Christmas ,  Business Cards.  Patenaude Bros.  Watchmakers and  Manufacturing Jewelers.  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON  READY FOR WINTER  Just received a large  consignment of  English Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  THEO.   MADSON  BAKER STREET.  .A..  _mi>r&_r_EiJ^3D.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly flrst-class work.  Estimates furiuHhed*   Residence Mill Street,   MPT Qftl-J    R   f!  OppoallasStthuol Houso  ��aBla*iaU.W�� D. V..  It Counts in Results  ',   j    CutMa.*  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs  are our specialties. They ehr  sure a delightful freshness in  all you cook,, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone \Q______________^_\_Z 185 Baker Street  ���*  _W  m  to  to  H��r  to -to  Contractors and        |  Builders ��  Having disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we to  bespeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage rfs\  which has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We ean �����<���  only say that those traits whieh have built up torus and maintained.^  our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout rru  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 to  may honor him with "their patronage. jjfa  Thanking you for past favors, jrfo  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.      to  T.  G. PROCTER, #  Late Managing Director        (HJi  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900. ^  to.  To the Public...  to  to  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick & y��  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance (m  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My Vj,-  aim will be at all times to supply you with our produets at lowest l-Vi-  possible prices. Being in a position to manufacture goods In larger AM  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 (H[  these products at reasonable rates. ^ "V.f,  We shall also keep on hand  Tiles and Cement.  a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  to'  to  Our Brieks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the. to  Spokane Industrial 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, ~jfo:  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company. (jri\  Successors to (1X1  The West Kootenay Brick d_ Lime Co., Ltd.  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  Queen Quality Oxfords.  $2,50  IDEAL  PATENT  KID  For Pat tie*  and  Dancing.  Much lighter.  and more  flexible than  patent leather  Having Secured the  Sole Agency for the  Famous  Idea!  Patent  Kid.  Much lighter;  and more  flexible than  patent leather.  Queen Quality Shoes  For Women  We beg to announce that they are  arriving daily, and invite you to call  and inspect them. There being a  duty of 25% on American goods  the prices will be: Oxfords, $3.00;  High Shoes, $3.75.  Neelands Shoe Co.  t* i^^trhKxkA �������-!������

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