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 yy?iiss��  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  ��Y MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR  NELSON:  MONDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 2.6 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  BOSEWATER METHODS UNPOPULAR  Military  Journals Complain of the  Present Manner of  Suppressing Boer Outbreaks.  FORD'S   TELEGRAMS  TREAT  ON  VARIOUS  SUBJECTS  New York, Noveniber 23.���In a  special despatch to the New York  Tribune dated London, 6 a. m., Mv.  Isaac N. Ford says of military operations in South Africa: The resistance of the Boer guerillas con-  oontinues unabated, but does not  Jearl to any   decisive   results.    Ap-  " parently there is only one commando with a strength of one  thousand men and that is the one  which has been fighting Smith-  Dorien's brigade. The other bands  engaged in what the English leader  writers describe as brigandage do  not exceed 500 men, and the bulk  of the fighting for the Boer cause  is now done by bands of two hundred men without artillery. These  hostile forces recruit wherever they  go and maintain their strength unimpaired, notwithstanding the conV  starit capture of prisoners and  slaughter of men by twos aud  threes. These operations cannot  be prop.-rly dignified with the name  of war aud the ingenious and imaginative Dr. Leyds will find it hard  to make out a case of international intervention. Military journals here continue to complain of  rosewater methods   of suppressing  . these Boer outbreaks and reluct-  tantly admit that sentimental considerations will prevail until general Kitchener replaces lord Roberts.  Kruger's Reception.  If the barometer is falling in the  financial exchanges and cautionary  signals are flying in Lombaid street,  it'is not because the currents of  French opinion are markedly adverse to EJugland. Paris, even with  the exposition closed and Mr. Kruger the hero of the hour, is not a  storm center. The English press  ��� candidly admits that while the existence of considerable hostile feeling is unmistakable, there is no  real ground for national complaint.  One journal quietly remarks that  the demonstration of English feeling against Austria at the time of  the reception of Kossuth was at  least as violent as the outbreak of  French enthusiasm in favor of Mr.  Kruger and against the government  which has deposed him.  The Czar's Illness.  A real source of uncertainty and  alarm is the illness of the czar,  >rjth its 'bearing'on the Chinese  complications. The Lancet, reasoning''from "^e^te^gmph^e^lJOTti-^of^  %Jjg*^ffiellical=diagTIb^i"-r=5f"the czarT  asserts that the range of temperature and rate of pulse indicate a  mild attack of enteric fever and  that convalescence will be speedy  and sure. There are various sensational reports from the continent,  including a Paris rumor that the  attack of typhoid is acute and  has  faffected the patient's brain. The  latest telegrams tend to increase  rather than to diminish the apprehension respecting the czar's condition and there is apparently a deep  feeling of alarm . and uneasiness  among the great dignitaries at .St.  Petersburg, although the rumor  about a regency has not been fully  confirmed. When special prayers  arc offered throughout Russia by  the holy synod for the czar's restoration to health there may well be  uncertainty in all European capitals  respecting the maintenance of the  strongest bulwark of peace in the  far east; While the czar lives  there is reason to expect a prudent  and statesmanlike settlement of the  Chinese question.  The Knotty Chinese Question.  The latest report from Tien-  Tsin point to a serious disagreement  of the powers respecting the enforcement of the death penalty  against the guilty mandarins. The  powers are rumored to be divided  into two equal groups, the United  States, Russia, Prance and Japan  opposing rigorous action, and Germany, England, Austria and Italy  strongly favoring it.  The logic of the situation forecasts a promise of some kind, aud  an   agreement    upon   a   practical  scheme of peace proposals. The attitude of the United States is not  sharply condemned here, since there  is much latent sympathy with it.  English censors content themselves  with describing the-American policy as unintelligible, although  there are clearer and more explicit  accounts of it in New York and  Washington dispatches than are received of the diplomatic course of  any other government. They are  too ready to assume that the state  department is willing to leave the  empress a free hand in dealing with  the mandarins responsible for the  outrages, and to demand almost a  nominal indemnity, and since the  presidential election is over they  are now forced to attribute what  they consider vagaries of American  diplomacy to a deep suspicion of  Germany and anxiety to retire  from China, and to complete the  conquest of or pacification bf the  Philippines.  Lord Kitchener's Promotion  Discussing military affairs", especially the promotion of lord Kitchener, Mr. Ford says: The promotion  of lord Kitchener to the rank of  lieutenant-general was the chief result of yesterday's cabinet council.  Ha attains this dignity at the age  of 50 and is now-fully equipped to  take lord Roberts' place in South  Africa without exciting jealousy  over points of seniority and military etiquette. Lord Kitchener is  almost the only general in the  British army who is without a social clique in London. He detests  society, and is no carpet-knight.  He even has the reputation of being a woman-hater. He has, however, what is more valuable ��� than  social prestige, namely, the active  support of the prime minister.  Lord Salisbury has the greatest admiration for him, and is probably  responsible for his succession to thp  chief command in South Africa, as  he was for his appointment as chief  of staff last December.  last night. No arrangement has  been made for carrying the pouch  mails over the new fast route as  yet but it is understood that a report on the matter has been forwarded to the post-office department.  TONNAGE BONUS SUGGESTED  Military Matters.  The Times is publishing an important series of articles on the  weak points and general inefifici**  ency of the present military system. Mr. Broderick is making an  exhaustive study of the subject, but  war office and military experts are  not looking for radical or far reaching reforms. Although the canteen  scandal is a minor matter, it excites  even more discussion among military men than projected reforms on  a large scale.  The acquittal^f^botliTlieiTtenant  Breckett and master-gunner Acheson by a court martial has left the  mystery of the marked half crown  unsolved. If they are innocent nobody is guilty, unless  there be a second underling ready  for trial. The whole affair has. been  badly managed from the beginning,  and another inquiry, if ordered,  will leave the matter still in an unsatisfactory state.  RAILWAY AND STEAMBOAT  The New Schedule.  The new schedule went into  effect yesterday on the Spokane  Falls and Northern road and on the  K. It. ifc N. system between Kaslo  and Spokane. The Spokane train  left Nelson several hours earlier  than usual and returned about the  former hours. The effect of the  new arrangement was very apparent on the road. The only accommodation provided for passengers  on the evening train was a combination baggage car and smoker into  which all the travelers, including  several ladies, were crowded. The  train made long stops along the  road and altogether the service was  unsatisfactory. A number of persons coming through from the  coast via. Spokane, desired to take  the new route over the Nelson and  Bedlington to Kuskonook but wore  informed that their tickets only  called for transportation over the  S. F. & N. The steamer International arrived here about on  time  Interfered With the Work.  Last week's cold snap interfered  with   the   work   in   the   C. P. R.  yards, but operations are again in  full swing aud a large number of  men are  employed   principally in  laying the new tracks.   The yard is  in bad shape, a natural sequence to  the process of taking up old tracks  and laying new ones throughout,  but the usual routine of work is  carried   on    without   delays.   The  non-arrival   of   barges   while   the  storm lasted on the lake  gave the  yard crew a couple of days' holiday,  but when navigation r"eopened they  were compelled to make up for the  lost time by extra hustling.     Since  then the business  has been heavy  and there is every indication that  the usual Christmas rush is getting  fairly under way. Passenger engine  No. 25 which broke an  eccentric a  few days ago went into the round  house for repairs and was sent out  again yesterday.  Raised the Flags.  New York, November 25.���Details of the veteran corps of" artillery of the military society of. 1810  at sunrise this morning raised flags  over the blockhouse in Central'Park  and in Battery . Park. The event  was in commemoration of evacuation day, the day that the British  troops left New York.  BURRARD NOW VERY CLOSE  TO   PROVIDE VESSELS   FOR THE  COAST LUMBER MILLS.  American    Ships   Now   Discriminate  in Favor." of Puget Sound. and  California  Points.  GARDEN HAS AN EVEN CHANCE  WITH PARSON MAXWELL.  Both   Sides   Now   Claim   Majorities  Ranging From 200 Up���Betting  Men Now Hedging.  -���- Vancouver, November-"' 25.���  [Special to The Tribune.]���With  the polling day in Burrard still a  fornight off, political feeling has  been running very high here during  the past week. The bitterness  which has been engendered by the  sectional, social and religious animosities, developed by overmuch  campaign speaking, is increasing,  aud if the Liberals should proceed  with their determination to telegraph for sir Wilfrid Laurier and  Mr. Tarte to meet Clark Wallace  and sir Charles Tupper on a common  platform, the result will hardly be  for peace or harmony. Each side  claims victory in sight. Mayor  Garden "has counted noses and  thinks he see3 250 majority. Rev.  Mr. Maxwell, who clairae.d 500  majority^=montl*ragorirSs^latteTry"  pruned his estimate down to 200.  The betting which was two to one  in favor of Maxwell, is now at oven  money. ���. ���    -  - ���'  A Noted Jockey Arrives.  New York, November 25.���The  new French line,La Lorraine, which  arrived this morning, experienced a  hard time crossing. Tn addition to  the weather, which was exceedingly rough, several accidents oc-  eurral to the machinery, which  caused the vessel to slow down  while repairs were being made. Her  rail was smashed in and there was  a dent in the smoking room roof  caused by the giant waves which  broke over her forward deck.  There arrived on the La Lorraine  Cash Sloan, the jockey, who has  been riding in France. Sloan was  under contract to the duke d'Gram-  mont, baron Leonine having the second call on his services. He said  that he had ridden in "about 114  races, winning one out of every  four, which gave him the highest  percentage of any jockey in France.  He came in second in 20 races and  in many others secured third.  Arrival of the Campania.  New York, November 25.���The  Cunard liner, Campania, which arrived in quarantine Saturday evening, came up to her dock early this  morning. She had a rough passage, experiencing gales .and squalls  almost all the way across. None of  the officers cared to discuss the decision of the admiralty court  against the Campania for running  down the bark Embleton last July.  Vancouver,     November    25.���  [Special to The Tribune]���Great  dissatisfaction exists among local  lumbermen and millowiiers regarding   imperfect    shipping'facilities  and  the freight rates prevailing on  oceanic consignments. /The suggestion is being- seriously' considered  by the trade that the  provincial  government   be   memorialized   regarding the matter, and asked to  grant a tonnage bonus for< the construction    of    "British     Columbia  owned ships for the lumber carrying trade.   The statements of local  lumbermen are - to the_ effect that  San   Francisco   and   Puget Sound  shipowners have increased freight  rates.from  British Columbia ports  to such anextent fchat'Jlumber cannot now be shipped-, from -Vancouver to foreign ports at a'-profit; - As  deep water ships are difficult to obtain,   owing   to    morcf...profitable  freight   carrying    trade - in   other  parts of the world, -,the SanFrah-  cisco and Puget Sound 'shipowners  are able to materially injure the  lumber trade of British Columbia.  As soon as it became" apparent that  British Columbia lumbermen were  dependent on ' American   shipping,  the freight rates were-increased, so  that now a ship can,-be loaded at  Puget Sound or California ports for  00 cents per thousand less than in  British Columbia. .  GENERAL DOMINION  NEWS  Prominent Banker Dead. ;:  MoNTREAL;November25.���George  A. Schofield, general manager of the  Bank of New Brunswick, died today as a result of a stroke of paralysis. He has been- 50 years in the  bank. *   Ottawa Notes. '  Ottawa, November 25.���The  Western Condensed Milk dinning,  Coffee and Creamery Company are  seeking- incorporation, the chief  place   of   bnsiness   being  Mission,  B. C. Capital stock .$40,000. The  incorporators are principally Maritime province men.  The Hudson's Bay & Northern  Railway Company will: apply next  session for an amendment to its act.  of incorporation. The company  wauts ah extension of time for  commencement and completion of  work.   '   ____ : _._ ~  Christy MacDonnell, Dawson; C.  B. West, M. D., Regina; S. Crosth-  waite, Calgary; staff sergeant Mc-  Ginnis, Moosomin, were gazetted  inspectors of the North West  Mounted Police.  Wants to Buy.  KiNGSTon, Ont., November 25.���  J. A. Shipley, a Napanee millionaire  has made an offer to purchase the  Kingston streot railway.  Two Drowned.  PoitT Dover, Out., November 25.  ���Fishing tugs returning from Long  Point report that C. C. Warren and  -H. Halden were drowned.while out  duck hunting, by upsetting in a  squall.  Cause of Typhoid.  Toronto, Ont., November 25.���  Dr. Boyce, provincial health officer,  attributes the large umber of cases  of typhoid in the province to a lack  of frosts during October.  Burned in His House.  Ij'AisiaEY, Out.,   November   ��  o.-  {  ' ��� .         Ti.]; home of Donald Blue, Gillies  Hills, was burned today. The old  man lived alone and was burned to  death.         Kruger in Paris.     -  Paris, November 25.���Mr. Kruger  passed Sunday with his family at  the Hotel Scribe, observing the  Sabbath in accordance with the  customs of his fatherland. His  apartments were closed to visitors  and he remained in the hotel for  perfect rest. The boulevards were  alive to a late hour last night with  merrymakers.     The Hotel Scribe  was   cordoned   and the   revellers  did   not   disturb   his   rest.     This  morning found him quite refreshed  from  fatigue.      After   au    early  breakfast   he   conferred   with Dr.  Leyds.   There being no church of  his own denomination in  Paris, he  held a private service in his apartments surrounded by his entourage.  Mr. Kruger read a portion of scripture and a member of his suite read  a sermon prepared in advance. The  Boer statesman expressed  a desire  to have an organ to assist the singing, but this could not be obtained.  . At an early hour free circulation  was resumed  in the streets about  the hotel, whose only   guardians,  two policemen, stood on either side  of   the   principal   entrance.     The  number   of   passers-by   were   not  greater than the ordinary Sunday  crowd.    Toward ���*. o'clock, however, |  pedestrians increased and along the  boulevard came one hundred shouting and singing boys.   Their advent  increased   the   enthusiasm,   which  was greatly worked   up and   the  streets began to  fill.     Cheers for  Kruger began and tho police immediately   established    a    cordon  about   the   hotel.     Several    companies of republican guards quickly  arrived.    In half an hour the scene  resembled that of yesterday.   Responding to cries and plaudits, Mr.  Kruger came for a moment upon  the   balcony   accompanied   by his  grand-daughters; again at 5 o'clock  the tumult was such that he reappeared   but   only   for   a moment.  During   the afternoon and   early  evening, there was no falling off in  the number of spectators.  QUEEN RECEIVES A DAILY TELEGRAM FROM THE SICK BED  A FATAL SALOON QUARREL  YOUNG     MINNESOTA     MILLIONAIRE THE VICTIM.  Minneapolis Newspaper Man Uses  Knife and Must Answer to  Charge of Murder.  a  :.- '-/Minneapolis, Minnesota", November 24.���Frank H. Hamilton, a Minneapolis newspaper man, is a prisoner at the central police station  with the charge of murder against  him as a result of stabbing to death  Leonard Day, a young millionaire society man of the oity, at the  West Hotel today. The tragedy  took place in the billiard room of  the West Hotel at 2 o'clock in the  morning, after a quarrel participated in by Hamilton, Day ,ind a  number of other prominent men.  All had been drinking, it was said,  to a considerable extent.  ; The men who had taken part iu  the affray at once left the place,but  ���were later found by tho police, who  took charge of the case. There  was a long cut on the top of the  man's head, his face and wrist were  Jbadlybruised.and^a^knife^thrust:  on the left side of the neck had severed the sub-clavicle artery.  Coroner. Nelson, at the request of  friends of the prisoner and of the  dead man, held au inquest this afternoon, when all the witnesses of  the tragedy testified. No one saw  the fatal blow struck, but all agreed  that Hamilton was the only man  with whom Day had been fighting.  NELSON MINES AND MINING  Trout Lake Properties.  Thomas Taylor, M.L.A., of Trout  Lake city, is in the city for a few  days. Referring to the conditions  existing in the Trout Lake district  Mr. Taylor says: " The mining industry has been more active than  for several years previous and.  while only two properties arc on a  shipping basis this winter there aro  various factors which point to an  active season next year. The Nettie L. mine, owned by the Great  Western Mines, Limited, will ship  1100 tons of ore during the sleighing season and it is estimated that  the shipment will net $100 per ton.  The last shipment from the property did not run as high us this,  but it is asserted that the ore was  not properly assorted at the mine.  Tho Silver Cup mine expects to  ship 500 tons of high grade ore  during the winter. This property  is owned by the Sunset Mining  Company, an offshoot of the Horne-  Payne syndicate. The greatest  drawback we have to contend with  in the development of our district  Berlin, November 25.���The following dispatch dated Si. Petersburg, November 25, 3.40 p. m., has  been received here: " It is persistently rumored in St. Petersburg  that the condition of emperor  Nicholas is critical. Well informed  people here declare that the disease  has made far greater progress than  the Czar's physicians have published. A fatal issue is now gravely  feared."  St. Petersburg, November 24.���  From three sources of information  directly connected with as many  ministers of state the correspondent of the Associated Press ascertained that imperial officials are  extremely pessimistic regarding the  condition of emperor Nicholas and  assert that the Livadia bulletins  conceal the gravity of his illness.  In spite of the notorious ease with  which an alarmist rumor can be  put in circulation in the Russian  capital, many good judges believe  that the chances of the Czar's recovery are' diminishing.  One report says that the emperor  in addition to typhoid fever, with  pectoral complications, has brain  fever, the result of a blow he received from a fanatical policeman  during his tour in Japan, and it is  even asserted in some quarters that  trepanning has become necessary.  Although the imperial ministers  have assumed wider powers of administration since his majesty's illness, the whole machinery of government is affected by his disability  and many departments are almost  at a.standstill.._ "Russians-laws and1  customs'impose an immense burden  is the lack of railroad facilities.  The fact that the C.P.R. surveying  party is now working west of  Trout Lake points to a resumption,  of work on the Lardo road in the  spring, and this impression is confirmed by reliable information from  other sources.  The Bur Nugget.  So far as is known the biggest  nugget ever taken from Forty-nine  creek was that weighing nine  ounces washed out in McVicar's  last cleanup. The nugget was  found in a hole on bed rock and  was about the size and shape of an  egg with a smoothly polished surface. Three men, W. Murphy,:Tora  Rogers and Harry Wright, were  working in one pool, and Rogers  ,tiu*ned=^the=,big==ttugge.t^o.vei^with=  his pick. He was greatly excited  over the big find. Grabbing the  nugget Rogers raised a shout and  without waiting to show his partners what he had found rushed  around a bend in the creek where  the balance of the outfit was working. Everyone crowded around to  admire the lump of gold aud it was  some minutes before work was resumed. In this cleanup it is stated  that over 100 ounces of coarse gold  was taken off bed rock exclusive of  what went into the sluice boxes.  Walter A. Segsworth, formerly  assayer at tlie Venus mine, returned last night from Victoria  where he has been laboring in the  provincial assaycr's office for the  past two months. In the fall examination for proficiency in assaying Mr. Segsworth passed second,  thereby securing the certificate now  required to practice in the province.  A. Powys contradicts the report  of the bonding of the Republic  claim.  A Better Understanding.  Washington, November 25.���  Such information as has come to  the state department in tho last  few days is said to indicate a favorable condition of affairs respecting  the chances for a more satisfactory  understanding among tho ministers  of the powers than during the early  part of last week, when a dead-lock  seemed imminent. Just what is  the nature of the information is  not known but possibly it came as  a result of secretary Ha5r's last note  *-, -t  THE CZAB'S CONDITION IS CBITICAL  It Is Asserted That the Bulletins Conceal the Gravity  of His Illness.  of detail work, principally   in   the  matter of signature upon the   czar;  for example, numerous special pensions, whose payment on each   occasion requires the emperor's nam e.  St. Petersburg, Noveniber 25.-���  12 midnight.���The following  bulle- -  tin was issued this morning at   Li-,  vidia: "The czar passed a quiet day  yesterday.   At 3 o'clock yesterday  afternoon his temperature rose   to  103.5, the   pulse   being   88.    At   9  o'clock in the evening the tempera-, .  ture was   102.2 and the pulse 80.  His majestv slept well during  the  night.   This morning   his   general  condition and strength are satisfactory.   Temperature 99.5, pulse   75.  No  complications   whatever   have  been observed.  London,   November   26.���While  the latest   bulletin   regarding the-  Czar's condition is much less favorable than its  predecessor, there is  nothing as yet to confirm alarming  rumors.    Queen Victoria  daily receives  a  telegram from  the Czar}  and it is understood that no excep-  tional  anxiety   is   displayed.    According to' the Moscow correspond-  -  ent of the' Daily Press, an examiha- *  tion of the water  taken ~from the  well used'for drinking"[purposes at' -  Livadia   proved   the  presence . of.-,  typhoid germs. ""-'  An Odessa despatch x to the Daily  News dated  Thursday, says:    ���'Re-'   -  ports for the last two���days indicate  a serious decline in  the strength of'  the czar."  Russian censorship prevents anyt  leakage of news.    It is understood  that the czarina will remain at Livadia for her accouchment, and even* '  under the best conditions it will be\'  impossible to . remove^,the .czar be- -,_-,,  fore February.     -'  Notes from Manila.  Manila, November 25.���Funeral  of baron Duraaraisk, the Frenchman who was killed by the insurgents while within their lines last  year, where he had gone to intercede with Aguinaldo for the release  of the Spanish prisoners, took place  today in the church of San Augus-  tin, in Manila. It a'as attended by  a distinguished concourse, including  generals, commissioners, consuls,  and hundreds of Americans who  were on each side of the catafalque  in front of the altar. Archbishop  Clmpelle blessed the remains.  An Electrical Test.  Sciinectady, New York, November 25.���A test of great importance  to the electrical world is to be made  at Niagara Falls tomorrow, when a  party of   leading general   electric  officials and experts will experiment  upon a new high  potential switch.  Preliminary tests have  been  made  with the 1.0,000 volt current at  the  Mechaniesville   station,  but   these  were  not   considered  satisfactory,  as they left somewhat in doubt the  limit of the machinery, hence the  experiments to be made at Niagara  Falls, where a power of 20,000 volts  can be had.  Request Denied.  London, Noveniber 25.���"We understand." says' the Daily Express  this morning, "lordRoberts recently  requested the government to send  20,000 regulars to South Africa to  relieve the same!number still in the  field, but that his request was de��  clined on the score of expense,"  'fi-l  to the powers setting out afresh,'  the object of the United States',*"  government as to China.  This note contained" the instruc-^ "  tions that have been sent "to.minister Conger and are believed'to be -  of such a nature as to constitute an*  appeal   from  the   extreme' course  suggested by some of the powers as  to  the  treatment of   the   Chinese  government on some of the matters'  upon  which  ministers   have been-  unable to agree.'��� Nothing has come *���  from   minister Conger during the  past 48 hours.  London,     November     20.���The  Shang-Hai    correspondent, of   the '  Times telegraphs that advices from  Pekin say that the  United States  have refused to join in the demand.  for the execution of the princes'and >  nf.ljft'rj .high a-aff.a-ain.-k       -    ~ - -  .''-v.'";  -V- -&I  *-<-*-���  ���31  * t - -*-1  y^  ,r,����*Af"?'W5 **  2  TKfE TRIBUNE:  NELSON Bf.fc' JflOffDAY  NOVEMBER 20 1900  It-*  B  i.  I  k  IK  HUDSON'S BAY  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  Chocolates  THE.  DRINKING  qualities in the cup are the important features  to be considered in purchasing tea. The most  DELICIOUS  flavored tea obtainable is a pure Ceylon of  choicsst 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 something nice and tasty  try them. They can  always be depended  upon to give satisfaction.  HUDSON'S BAY  ��Jte ��rttmne*  iiiiiiiiii,n,<,iii,i,,,iimimiMiiiiiilimiiir  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  From and after. October 1st, all ?  subscribers to tlie Daily Tribune  who are served by .carrier will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the carrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .  Monthly, by carrier  Three Months, by carrier  Six Months, by carrier  .  , One Year, by oarrier  XTTTT  ituiummiiiiiiirrm  .$    IS  1 00  .   2 50  6 00  . 10 00  **t******t****t*'��"��"��  The Liberals held a meeting.at  Kaslo 911 Saturday night. There  was a fair attendance, but no great  amount of enthusiasm. The speakers - were A. L. Sifton of Calgary,  S: S. Taylor of Nelson, and G. O.  Buchanan of Kaslo. From reports  received from different places, there  is no such earnestness in this contest as was displayed in the provincial contest last summer.  Thr Labor party of Vancouver  has decided to nominate Robert  Maepherson as its candidate for the  vacancy in Vancouver caused by  ���the resignation of mayor Garden.  While Maepherson says hejwill be a  straight Labor man, it is evident  from his utterances that ho has little sympathy for the present administration, and in event of election may safely be classed as an  oppositionist. In the last general  elections Mr. Maepherson offered  as a Martin candidate, but was defeated. In a by election his chances  should be very good as a Labor-  Liberal candidate.  TnE new arrangement over   the  Great Northern railway   system in  this section of the province went into effect yesterday.   The   steamer  International' leaves   Nelson   at   7  o'clock in the morning and connects  at Pilot Bay with the Alberta,   the  Alberta connecting   at Kuskonook  with a train that   runs   direct   to  Spokane.    Returning, the International leaves Kaslo at 2:20   p.   m.,  connects at Pilot Bay with the Alberta returning   from   Kuskonook,  and arrives at Nelson at 0:20 p. m.  The Spokane mail now  comes over  the new route, and it  is  sent  on 1  through to Sandon the same day it  leaves Spokane. There is now no  Sunday train out of Nelson on the  Nelson & Port Sheppard.  Colonel Topping, of Trail, is one  of the Liberals who believe in home  smelting.   That he holds views upon this question differing from the  majority of the Liberals is due   no  doubt   to   the   circumstance   that  colonel Topping   understands   the  question, and the importance of its  bearing upon the industrial   development of Southern British Columbia.    From colonel Topping's letter,  which appears in another   column,  it is evident that he does not   stop  at lead ores.    He  points out   that  the ores of the Trail   Creek   camp  can be smelted as   economically  in  British Columbia as at   Northport,  Washington; but simply because it  suits the   purpose   of   the   British  company owning.the Le Roi   mine,  to treat its ore in the United States,  the province of British Columbia is  deprived of what should rightly be  its monthly   pay   roll   of. $10,000.  That colonel Topping's-views upon  this question are shared   by many  other Liberals in British   Columbia  is no doubt true; but the   fact   remains that there is. now less hope  for a satisfactory solution* of   this  question   at   Ottawa  than    there  would be at- Victoria.   While the  tariff in a measure has ceased to be  an issue in Canadian [politics, there  is   nevertheless   a   deeply    rooted  prejudice in the minds  of Liberals  of the old school against any further protection.   The Tribune agrees  ���heartily with colonel Topping,   but  it cannot close its eyes to   the fact  that the doughty colonel will have  much difficulty in  overcoming   the  prejudices of the members of the  party with which he has identified  himself.   The  home smelting and  refining of Kootenay   ores   would  benefit, not only the mining centers  of the province, but  every   farmer  from Manitoba to the coast; but before this phase of   the   matter   re-  ~ceives due~consideration"th"e~"Liber="  als must strive to forget the   theoretical trade teachings which  they  have been .nursing for the  past   20  years.          WRITTEN    BY    CONSERVATIVES.  [Tub Tjubumi: hit* placed a part of one column  at the disposal of tho Conservatives, whoRC views  will be expressed therein from time to time during the campaign. Alike privilege in accorded  the Labor purty und the Liberal^.'  During the .week the Hon. R. McBride, minister of mines, and the  Hon. T. M. Daly will be here and  deliver addresses. Meetings iu the  Slocan, East Kootenay and Ymir  districts will be duly announced.  The committee hope that all favorable to Mr. McKane will meet  every evening from now on at the  committee rooms, which will be  open day and night in charge of  F. W. Pettit, who will furnish any  information required.  There being only ten more days,  they should be devoted towards  convincing the opposition that the  Liberal-Conservative party intends  to return John McKane by an overwhelming majority on Wednesday-  week.          TOPPING   ON   LIBERALS.      .  Editor ov The Tribune: . I - aim-,  a fairly strong Liberal, and admire  the liberal action of your paper in  allowing either party, to express-  their political faith through your  columns. I also like your advocacy  of an export duty omores. You  might think that the Liberal party-  do not believe in adding to the duty  on either incoming or outgoing articles, but when it is shown to be  necessary to a section to protect  them, the Liberals have and will  continue to do so. .  One reason.why I am a. Liberal  is, because of the fact that they  are not "iron clad," and that their  policy., is to do the best they can for  any and all parts of Canada. I  have believed iir an export duty  for years, and would have advocated  it earnestly'and all the time but for  one fact, which was, that it would  have beena direct tax on the Slocan and other lead ores. But now,  when-people of our section of the  province are unanimous in asking  for an imposition of duties on the ���  manufactured products of lead,  when every indication points to the  fact that we will get the legislation  that we- desire, allowing us a market for our-lead, while competition  will keep down the cost of smelting,  therefore, I believe the time has.  come to advocate the imposition of  an-export duty "on ore of at least  .$2:00 per ton.  As all are aware, though it has  not' receivd the attention that it  deseryes, more than half .'of the ore-  mined at Rossland is smelted within the boundaries of the state, of  Washington, taking away- from the  legitimate  A good old Tory meeting, which  must have recalled to those present similar  ones in  other parts  of  the Dominion, was held at the McKane committee  rooms on Saturday evening.   Tho crowd gave  unmistakable evidence that the   recent apparent Conservative apathy  is only on the surface and that it  needs very little  to bring   about  great enthusiasm  over  John   McKane's  election.    Telegrams    wero  read from sir Charles Tupper and  Mr. John McKane announcing that  they would be in Nelson on Saturday   next ;   communications   were  also   read  from   the   Hon.   T.   M.  Daly and others, all showing the  fresh interest aroused in the coming   contest.       Stirring,, speeches  were delivered by John Toye, W.  A.   Macdonald,  D.   Carley,   J.   A.  Irving, W.  E. McCandlish, G. Mc-  Nabb,   G.   L. Lennox    and   Jacob  Dover, while Messrs. Lennox and  Murray further enlivened/the meeting . with   cheerful   songs,   which  dispersed at a late hour.  A public meeting will be held in  the opera house on Saturday next  at which sir Charles Tupper and  Mr. McKane wiil address the electors.      Further   particulars   later.  province a legitimate pay-roll-of  about $40,000 per month. Tb.o -moment this ore crosses the line, that  moment it ceases to benefit Canada  or Canadians.  Why should we favor Washington state that will not allow us to  locate or buy a mineral claim or  town lot? It would bean excuse  if ore could be reduced more cheaply  there, but I know that it can not.  Since the completion of the Crow's  Nest Pass railway, coke���and good  coke too���can be laid down at Nelson or Trail at least $1.00 per ton  more cheaply than at Northport.  Limestone, the only other foreign  flux required, is also found in quantities in this section of the province, and I venture to assert that in  no part of the world can ore be reduced more economically than in  southern British Columbia.  I sincerely believe that for the  more complete protection of Canadian labor and Canadian business  men, that wo should do all in our  power to impress these facts upon  I the government. Yours sincerely,  .   E.'S. Topping.  Trail, B.C., November-21, 1900.  .A..   .E lEST S 3? IE -A-J3-  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers,  Frill line of wall paper; mouldings, etc,   Kalso-  miriing. and. Tinting.. Striotly first-class work,.  Estimates furnished.       ReBldonoe"MillStreet,   KT17T QfkM    __   f*  Opposite School House   W Jl aUDUW , Da t.  MUSIC.  Mrs. D. B. Murray, graduate in vocal and instrumental music, is how preparod to receive  pupils for instruction in voice culture, Italian  method; also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, cornor Jojophino and  Vernon street*.  FRED   IRVINE &)  CO  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Dress Goods, Millinery  Carpets and Men's Furnishings  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���Uaclie-si-*   Department  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Special s<'\le 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 exceeding-Jy 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. ���  -o ���'������  Children's coats, reefers, and jackets, from 1 to 10 years  of age. .������**-,  Ladies' golf capes, at all prices.  Millinery   Department.  Men's   Department.  to  to  to  to  to  to  We a*��e now showing the balance of our imported pattern  ...���'-'.Kats   at  cost  prices;.also a  large stockvof 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 $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   burnishing:  Department.  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 $1.00 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 $t. 25 up ; Wool blankets (grey) from $2.50 up;  wool blanket (white) from $3.-50 up.  All    C��r-pets   Sewn    find-  L,aid    Free,   of   Chaf-ge.  FRED   IRVINE  W_7m__t00m*__t^0 *'00 ._^0^�� 00 +k^0 ��� 00 *0^0'�� 0^0 ��00 ��� 00 *^0 ��� 0^0 *00 . 00 *^0 ��� 00 ��� ��� ^^ ��� ^Sfc"�� Vk ��� ^5k-�� ^^k * 5S^*�� ^"^ * ^5fc�� ^������������-���W. * **^^�� ^1^ * ^*^-> ^^k ��� >^^^�� ^^. ��� Mfe ^^.* 0M  ^���^S^*^^^*^^^*^^^*^^^^^_0^^0^^^*^^^*^^^^^^0t^%^^^*^^0*^^^*^^*^^0' '^9* **^^*^& *k^^**^&'**^^'^^*^&'*^0'*0&*^S*^&*^^0'0^&'*^R*^^m\____\    W  ^^���^a^* ^^ *^5^" ^fe *^^ *^fe "^k. ���^^������^*k * ^^ "^fck * ^^ *^^ * ^^ '^fc-*-.'" ^^ * * ^0 * 00* ^0 * ^0* ^0* ^0* j__0'-* ^0*''00 * 00* ^0 " 00* ^0,-* _^0 *___%_�� *___\w^___W*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  i*-  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson  American arid European Plans.  MEALS  CENTS  ROOMS'LIGHTED-BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATED BY STEAM  35 CENTS TO Si    *q_l  0  BAKER-STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated, with Hot Air.  Large comfortable, /bedrooms and  flrab-olass  dining-room. Sample rooms for oommerolal men,  RATES S2-PER DAY  NELSON  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS; WINDOW; STILES  TURNED WORK, BANDrSAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  *     STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get-O.ur-Prlces-toefore =-: =-~_- ���^--- -���������������  purchasing* elsewhere.  OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF-  WHOLESALE TRADE  i-ERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  rpHORPE afc CO., LIMITED.-Corner Vernon  ���*- and Codar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in eerated -waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephone CO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  XJJ- F. TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker and  " ���   Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In  assayers supplies.   Agents for. Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesale .dealers in liquors, cigars  cement, Ore briok and Are clay, water plpe-,and  steel rails, and-general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-Wholesale dealers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block, Nelsou.  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.pointson Calgary-  Kdmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New West-'  minster, and Edmonton, Alberta,  -��TiAYLOR!FEED,&_ PRODUCE_CO.���Bakers  ���*���   street.   Nelson   (George   F.   Motion's old-  stand),   Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay-and Produce.  Car lots a specialty.  Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.  FRESH AND SALT'MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  street,   Nelson,  wholesale dealers In fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  P.  N|rs. E, C. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OI* THB ROT Al, HOTKL, OALQABT  ELECTORS.  Duririf* tiie heat of-1 he elect ioni  -1  VOTE  for tlio  10c  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer jor Half-and-half :il the  10c  Always-fresh.  Tho only.goodrBeer.ln Nelson  E. J. CURRAN, Pro]  Corner-Stanley and Silica Streets.  We have just'"'received a large consignment of the  celebrated Hondi tea, direct from the garden*?. .  It.is  easily the be9t tea in the market :ands is sold with-a;  ���guarantee.    Money refunded5 if nbt< found satisfactory..  Houston Block.  Telephone'161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  P. Burns & Go.  Wholesale and Retail  h,udnSn,atb.o. Dealers in Meats  GROCERIES.  A   MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and!  ���   Hall    streets,    -wholesale -grocers   and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  mackinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY  SUPPLY: COMPANY,   LIMITED���.Vernon   streot, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.     ��� ���   ���  TOHNCHOLDITCH.& CO.-F.oufc street, Nel**  **   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  ���   streote, Nelson, .wholesale dealers in hard  ware and mining, supplies.  Powder Co. '  Agents for Giant  N|adden House  Baker and  ���Streets, Nelson  The only hotel in Nelson.that has remained  Tinder one management since 1880.  The bed-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by. electricity. -  Thebar-i8-alway&8tooked>by thebest dom a-  tlo and Imported liquors and cigars.  ���     THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTIOfl HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomforfc-  ulale rooms.  Flrsti-olaus table bowd.  Markets at  Nelaon, . Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nff  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City,: Mid  way, and.Vancouver.  Mail Orders; Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co,  ALL KINDS OV  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson E-   &   TRMES,   ffl^ageT  ORDERS BY MAIL BBCBITII OARS7UL AMD PROMPT ATIIMTION '  LAWRENCE  Baker St.,  HARDWARE    COMPANY  . Nelson, wholesale   dealers..In  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies. ��� ���   ���  LIQUORS AND DRY; GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON & CO.���Corner Vernon  ���L   and Josephine .stroets. Nelson, wholesale!  dealers In liquors, olgars and dry goods.  Agents  for Pabst: Brewing-Co. I of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON  POWDER  COMPANY���Bakor |  street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite, f  '     and black blasting powders, t  ' i caps-and fuse, and eleatrlo ]  Sporting,' auuuijaaj|  wholesale dealers  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON  SAW   AND  PLANING   MILLS,'  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,']  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers jl  In sash and doors; all kinds of factory .work made '  to order.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA    WINE  COMPANY,    LIMI- /l  TED^-Corner Front and HaU-streeta, .isi>i. f"  eon, wholesale dealers In wines (oas&.asd balk,  and flotm���Mo and iaapsrtod olgars.  ���*_:^��"._ THE TBPl^: JfS^OK B.-G"MONDAY; NOVEMBETl, 26' 1900_  ���'/  BANK 0? MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  RHST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay !  A. H. BUCHANAN,  Streets.  Manager.  Branches In London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' .Credits,  availablo in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  LONDON'S   GREAT   WELCOME.  Douglas Staden, the American  newspaperman, has finished a  graphic account of the welcome accorded the imperial volunteers by  the City of London upon their return from South Africa. Though  reports differ as to the utility of  the imperial volunteers as a field  force they were received as the  flower of the army in London and  the deduction is made from tlie  welcome that henceforth the loug  snubbed volunteers will be regarded as an integral part of the  army. In his account of the reception Stader says:  Monday's procession mas* be regarded as the marking of the com-  ing-of-age of the volunteers, and the  spectacle was worty of the event.  Never probably in the history of  the world has there - been such a  crowd. The Jubilee crowd in the  city was nothing to it. In Fleet  street it was nearly twenty- deep on  each side of the thin red line sta -  tioned there, which was to keep .a  lane for the procession, but looked  more like the ham in a sandwich.  There was no lane left at all until  tlio mounted police and the staff  and their escort of lluss.ars, riding  four abreast, trampled one out. <-.  ������F-rom the duke of Wellington's  house at Hyde Park corner to the  Ciuildhall, London lost its_ shape in  banners, like a man-of-war on the  Queen's  birthday.-     Tlie  Baroness  Uurdett-'Coutt's  house, which  she,  has so generously gave up to tho  C. I. V.  and their relations,  presented -the most tasteful  appearance, with its handsome bunches of.  Union Jacks.  The three best-decor-  .sited  buildings in Pall Mall   were  the war  office, where the bunting  w.as managed better than anywhere  else;   the   Carlton Club, with   its  rich   draperies of royal blue and  gold,   the    United   Service   Club,  where lord Roberts spends so much  of his time when in London, whicli  was decorated rather similarly to  the Carlton, but. with additions of  crimson cloth and bunting.    It was  in the Strand that festoons of. flags  and flowers hung across the street  became general.   Many buildings in  the Strand were very handsomely  and   effectively  draped,  but none  were attracting so much attention  as two in Fleet street.   Right opposite to where I sat, a. hundred  yards' on" the city side of the Griffin  which marks" the site   of   Temple  Baiythe west gate of London, there  was   a   tall' Venetian   palace, dec-'  orated with great taste and elaboration.   These broad - belts of crimson cloth - wreathed   with flowers  and decorated with bunched Union  Jacks"^ncl^tlre~arm75^i'ial:Tshields_of~  the great powers, ran  right round  tlW building.    Over its    door was  a huge shield painted like. Britannia's,   with   the- Union-Jack,   and  with the portrait of lord Roberts  embossed in its center, while the  three   stories     of    its   bay   were  decorated with the   Royal Standard,    the   City    arms,   and   the  Royal   .arras      respectively,     embedded inJittle   forests   of   Union  Jacks.   The.City arms, whose white  ground   with  a   red   St.   George's  cross and the  bloody   dagger   has  been adopted as the C.   I.   V.   flag,  were more   handsomely presented  here than in any other decorations.  I saw.    It turned out to be the office of Joseph Lawrence,   the   new  sheriff, who was all but elected   M.  P. for Cardiff a week or   two  .ago,  and is. chairman   of   the   Linotype  Company.   The other building   to  which all   eyes   were   directed   in  .Meet.street was the khaki colored  house given up to the  survivors of  the charge of the   Light   Brigade,  which bore the inscription,    'Welcome companions   of   victory! the  survivors   of   the   Light    Brigade  ��� greet their young comrades.'     Volleys of cheers greeted the   veterans  from the passing crowd. One of the  most touching points in the whole  of the decorations was tlie   inscription   wreathed   in   flowers    hung  across the street just before the entrance to the Guildhall, 'God   bless  Bobs.'  " The procession was a trifle late.  It reached the gates of the city  about halfrpast three. There was  ho lane for it.. The little posse of  mounted   police,   and   the Hussar  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N.W. T.  escort of the staff had  to act  the  snow-plough   all . the   way   from  Temple Bar eastwards; thei'e never  had been such a crowd in the world.  All the. millions of London, reinforced by all the people that trains  could  bring in from  the country,  were out in the streets to welcome  London's regiment back from  the  war.     And now with  the  Grenadiers' band playing    ' The British  Grenadiers,'    which    melted   into  ' God Save   the   Queen'   as they  passed the threshold of the city,  the C.I.V.,s.were upon. us.   Every  man's head was   bare, x and,; more  handkerchiefs   wero   waving than  ever   were    seen ' together     before.        Splendid    felllows    they  were, these   C. I. V.'s;   so   quiet,  such   mighty, men   physically,  so  burned with Africa's  sun.    Very  wisely the guns, the   gallant   12-  poundersi painted khaki to render  them invisible to the enemy's gunners, were put first, guarding   the  Boer   standard captured . by   the  C.I.V. at Jacobsdaal, the first victory in the great turning movement  of   Lord Roberts, which was the  turning   point in the whole war.  As the stalwart, bronzed men, - so  modest over their honors, but so  resolute looking,- sat back on their  merry Irish gun-horses  the crowd  cheered until it  was hoarse.   The  mounted   infantry,    poor   fellows,  when they came, did not���have half  a   chance, .marching    dismounted,  with nothing to distinguish them  from the infantry pure and simple  but the lack of bayonets.   The rain  had ceased, the autumn sun was  shining out fitfully, just enough to  give fresh glitter to the long line of  bayonets   which   stretched    down  Fleet street from .end to end.   The  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors.  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring ,   v~  local and coast).  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of. all kinds.' . .  OT WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN-BTQCK  WE WILL HAKE IT FOB YOU  CALL AND GET PRICES.  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500.QP0  $2,458,603  S1i700,600  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay, Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY. Manager.  w  S-=**S-*-  ���v***i ������-*---*��  (^.��^��Z?.C__7.C_Z3.(Z3  fc^ ��� *C**i) a^-ii ��� *n"*S, ���<��**�� ��� *"*"***  .���  ^_^__^'_^__^��_  > "-""*���* ���>jSS�� "**="*�� <  U^S* ^"**a,�� "^a  ������^V*-'- c=? ��� {Z3 ��� tf=*,r^ ��� C=>C^> ��� C=3 T^'r(__3 V^^ V^'*"^ ���^^J  Established in Nelson in 1890. ^  cyclists, with their battered cycles'  came in for a special ovation, as, .of  course, did the wouflded, who-had  to ride in the ambulances because  they could not stand the fatigue of  a march of four and a half hours  and four and a half miles through  four and a half millions.  "Monday's was the most democratic pageant in military history.  It was not to celebrate the return  of a victorious general or of a victorious army, but of 1300 volunteers  who had done their duty."  HUGH R. CAMERON  Real Estate and  Insurance Agent I  liday Goods  ...  ABE NOW ARRIVING- EACH DAY.  *a*!M9��*��*��ee*e**  CUTLERY  Imported  Direct from France,  Imported  Direct from Sheffield, England.  ******************  Imported  Direct from Sheffield.  m  CALL AND INSPECT THEM BEFORE THEY GO.  m  "K  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF-  DKNDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always  StocK.  We carry; a complete stock of  Ccast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  in  Porto Rico Lumber Go. Ltd.  ETpTWhalTeyTj-IPT  NOTARY PUBLIC  Office with C. W. Wont, & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  City office ot the Nelson Sodawater Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 569. TELEPHONE NO.  96  DR. ALEXANDER  FORIN  OFFICE ,AND RESIDENCE  Silica   street, between Ward and  Josephine streets.  I'elephono 120.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART & CARRIE-Arohitects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street, Nelson.  BNQINEEBS.  /���"1HARLES PARKER���Mining and milling en-  *--*  gineer.  Turner-B<!Wkh Block, Baker stre.t.  Neltoo>  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.  W  MONEY TO  LOAN AT 8% ON  STRAIGHT MORTGAGE.  BAKER STREET  NELSON  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  CAIVJBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR RENT  0-roomcd house and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold water. Observatory btreet, magnificent view; rent, including* water rate, ��25 per month.  5-roomed house, corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets; $20 per month.  fl-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $15 per month.  4-roomed cottage, Gore street 812.50 per month.  9-roomed house, corner of Mill and HaU streets;  830 per month, from 1st NovemDer.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  D. J. Dewar, J. P.  Notary Public���Conveyancer.  for sale  Baker street property at a bargain; 50 feet on  Yernon street, near Hall, with houses renting  for 840 per month: only 82.500.  7-room houso, Stanley street and Mines road,  beautiful location; $l.fT>0, $500 cash.  Fine large house and lot on Carbonate street for  "2.000, easy terms," 8% interest.  House and uvo lots. Ward and Houston street,  $1,075, easy terms.  2 nice building lots. Mill street, ?G00.  TO REFT.  -Nicely-situated-boarding house.-  '-room house, with bath, Stanley street, $25.00.  7-room bouse in Hume addition, $20. This house  has full uiodeyn, conveniences. ;���  Office In  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  mNING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000  *FOR SALE. '���*'���*  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 stroets  drained and cleared.for building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Annl-a* **". Ta. XMNKOX..gnltnahor. Walloon B.   O  H. E-.  ASHCROFT  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a  flrst-oloss wheelwright).  Special attention given to all kinds of repair  ig and custom work from outside points.  Hall St., tot-men Raker and Vernon.'  Fronrv now, until after the Holidays, All Engraving will be Done Free  JACOB  DO^IHR, The  Jeweler  BAKER  STREET,  NELSON.  $feg  All Watch and Jewelry Repairing Guaranteed.  '<^'<^'<^'t^'^'!^'___?'l_l2>^<>^_��CZ_Z'C=?.cZ?. ��?.&.__���.  ' C^*"** d_***** C^"**** ���*"*****"������ CZ****-' ^^*-^> *S-  ***---*��-���**----��'"��--*,-'*"---�� ��� ,**--V^*Vs"*', ���**-*,*  Mail Orders Receive our Prompt Attention.  "-"-*** ��^S^' '*""*> ^J^* ^=***-'  C__3 ' ��3' IS"*-1 ��� <��"*"������ ��-"**-*'  ���9*-:3--:3*---2*Q-**-S'Q  -��**-*-������ c__zl' ��3  0  ELECTRICAL MACHINERY  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators, Lamps  GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES  -���   HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT CIRCUITS.  CLING  SURFACE BELT DRESSING  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION GO.  Nelson,'B. C.  LECTURB.S  Prof, W. C. Alexander  Of Fowlep & Wells Co.,  New York,  Who is now everywhere acknowledged to be  not only the ablest phrenologist in America, but'  one of tlie most popular speakers on the lecture  platform of today, will deliver a -ierics of lectures in the  OPERA   HOUSE  Every Night, Commencing*  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26th  Admission Free First Night.  Collection taken.  Boys unaccompanied by their parents will be  charged ten cents.   Crying babica. SJal.50.  PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS  on the stage of four or more ladies and gentlemen selected by the audienco at the close of  each lecture.   Lectures begin at 8 p. m.  Private consultations daily from 10 a. m.,  Room 2, Hume Hold.  THE CHAMBER OF MINES  SOUTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA  (Kootenays and Yale)  NOTICE.  The Chamber of Mines wants thoroughly reliable correspondents iu every camp in the districts of East and West Kootenay and Yale, tx>  - whom��� reasonable compensation will be paid for  . their services. .. ; r  Correspondents will be expected to furnish t he  Chamber of Mines with all development going  on at the mines, tho instaliaiion of machinery,  shipments of ore and value, and generally such  news as will attract the attention of capitalists  unci cause them to investigate, and invest.  Applications to be addressed to the  ��� CHAMBKR OF MINES,  Southern British Columbia,  (Kootenays and Yale)  P. O. Box 578. KOSSLAND, B. C.  THE CHAMBER OF MINES  SOUTHERN  BRITISH COLUMBIA  (Kootenays and Yale)  TRADES   UNIONS.  F. o*j,  "M-KLSON MINEBS* UNION NO. 96. W,  *���'   M.���Meets in miners' union rooms,   east corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, everyJ,^i  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.   Vi8lt*T"' ���*"��--i'i  bera welcome. M. It. Mowatt, Preside.    Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale op Wages>vj|  for NsrsoN District���Per shift, machineJv'-'l  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, $3.25; muckers, ,",*.|  carmen, shovelers and other underground labor-/-'-f I  ers, $3.00. - ~-*.*i  mHADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The  .  ���-1-   lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and LaL   Council will be held in tho miners' union hall, X  corner of "Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the fr I  flrst and   third Thursday of each month, "-ab'^l  ._. __ t Thorpe. President  J. H.Mathe-t\fc I  y*l  7.30 p. m.   G. J,  son. Secretary,  THE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  aro held on Wednesday evening of each fi  week, at 7-o'clock, in the Miners' Union hall cor-;;?/  ner Vlotoria and Kootenay streets.*- R.r Robin-W  son, President.   James Colling, Secretary.'-" V'VyJi  ������������������������������������ ��� -__ __. r~-*l  BARBERS' UNION.-Nolson Union, No."*196,'of"*"'  the International Journeymen Barbers Un-:.-l  ion of America, meets every first and third Mon-, ..  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner��J-|  of victoria and Kootenay streets.  ���p.    Visiting   brothc "   "  attend.   J. H. Matheson  sharp.  attend.  vllle, Secretary.  ~ _.j =���.��������,, at 8:30  brothers cordially invito  President   W.S.  Belr'"  BRICKLAYERS AND MASONS* UNIONiii3|  The Bricklayers and Masons' International?.^!  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth??;!  Tuesdays in oach month at Miners -Union hall.'AI  J. W. Etcher, p-"1-*"*- i��������- a-������i. ��,���_.jw  and correspond  J. W. rftcher, president; Joseph Clark, reoordingwl  iding secretary. "  ���~Jx��-*0iti  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Proijgl  tective Union, No. 8121, A. F of L., meets in\'M  ���'"'*"  ��n(n.iSl  Fraternit;  ker .           at7:30p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the AmerT-^i I  can   Federation jjbrdially  invited   to 'attend.^  ternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba*-;5;  and Kootenay streets, every Monday evening";'1  ,he  James Mathow, President  cording, secretary. .  John Roberts,  re-  tiut -  ROSSI^AIND   EJINOIINEBRirVG  WORKS  cunliffe & McMillan  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of  Ore  Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand" machinery on hand, whicli has been thoroughly overhauled and is as good  *_}_   TlfiW "  1 12"'xl8" iBgersoll-Sargcant Air Comprcspor. listed at 3 drills.   l-Veitical-Air^Ucceiver,-8-x3*,.-5-lG'i.phel],-i'l-hea(ls.-Complcto with alUlttiiiga. ,   1 CO h. p Return Tubular Boiler, 5*xl2*; h" hetids, 82 3" tubes, tested to 1801b cold water pressure,  02* heavy 30''smokestack,,and all otht-rfiittirigs.complete.        . ���;     .��� ������'.'.',..    ,,.  Watch this ndvortUemoht'for further lists, or wnte us before you buyrfor.complete list.   Wo  may have just, what.you want.'  Agents for Northey Pumps. ��� Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198.   .- THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  Something . . .  to be Proud of  is tlie irreproachable manner-*in which your  linpn is always laundried whon you bring It to  the Kootenay Steam Laundry. Wo are proud  of It ourselves, and of .the fact that not even  the beautiful snow "that caps the Rockios is  whltor.or of finer finish in its glacial smoothness than is the linen that wo oro tloin(*t up every  day-.  ��������-__��?  Just  call up Telephone 120.  The KOOTENAY STEAM LACWDRY  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWERfl AND B0TTLKR8 Or  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  deUverr to tna trade  Brewery at Helton  NOTICE  OF  ASSIGNMENT.  Trust Deeds Act"'  Parsuant to the " Creditors'  and Amending Acts.  Notice i��i hereby givpn that Charles Trumbull  -and Alexander John McDonald, la'oly carrying  on business as Tobacco and Cigar Merchants in  tho City of Kaslo, British Columbia, in partnership under tho Arm name arid stile of Tmmbull'  <V McDonald, by deed of assignment for the benefit of crtditors. bearing da* etno 23rd ony of October, A. D. 1900, have assigned all their and ench  of their pers'-nalestato.credltsandeffects which  may bo seized at>d sold under execution and all'  their and each of their real estate unto Hubert:  McLean, of the said city ot Kaslo, mill manager,  In trust, to pay and satl-fy ratably or proportion-'  ately nnd without preference or'.priority all tho  crcditois o' them, tho said Charles Trumbull and  Alexander John McDonald, or of cither ot thorn,  their just debts, according to law.  The said deed of assignment was executed by  t lie said Alexander John McDonald on the 23rd  day of October, A. D. 1900, and by the'said  Charles Trumbull on the 25th.day. of October, A.  D. 1900, and by tho said ftobcit McLean on tlie  '.Tth day of October, A. 1). 1900.  All persons having claims against the said  .Charles Trumbull and Alexander John McDonald or against either of them are required on or  before the 30th day:of November, 1900, to deliver  to the trustee vouchers and:particulars of tho  Nam , tORother with particulars of any security  which may be hold by them therefor.  And notice is heroby given that after tho said  30th day of November, 1900, tho trustee will proceed to distribute tho assets among those pariio3  ;\vho are entitled thereto, having regard ODiy to  the claims of whicli lie shall then have had" due  notice.  A meeting of the creditors will be hold at tho  office of McAnn fe McKay, Front street, in tho  said city of Kaslo, on Thursday, the 15th day of  November, 1900, at-Iho hour of three o'clock in  the afternoon.  Dated at Kaslo the 27th day of Ootobor, A. I).,  1900. MOANN &-MCKAY'-  Solicitors for tho Trustee  NOTICE.  Applications will-be received by tho Chamber  of 'Min- s, Rossland; B. C, until December lsU  190 , for the position of secretary. The Galary'  will be,.?!.'*)' .00 per year.  Applicants must have some literary and news-'  paper1 ex erierice and be well qualified to discharge the duties assigned to a secretary of a  Chamber, of Mines.  References must accompany application.  Address:  -  -CHAMBKR J1)|-*,MINJ**S._       Southern British Columbia.  (Kootenays and Yale)  ROSSlaAND, B. C.  TOWN LOTS  FOR SALE  Two good business lots in tho town of Phoonix,  50 feet frontage. Original cost $1,000. Will sell  for the same figuro on the following terms: Ono-  thirdcash- balance in six and twelve months.  Address, V. Ii, EL,post office box 198, Nelson, 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 efficiency in  the practice of  assaying will bo held In the City of Nolson, on  December 3rd, 1900, and such following flays as  may bo found necessary.   Details of such examination maybe found in tho U. C. OazBttc���on  file in each Government Office  '    intending candidates should mako application  for such examination 10 days in advance to the  -.Provincial Assayer, Secretary of Board of Examiners, Victoria.  Such application to be accompanied with tho  RICHARD M BItlDK,  Minister of Minus,  Department of   Minos.   Victoria,   H.  C���  .ItU  November, 1900  NOTICE.  RoRHland, B, C., Noveniber Dili, I'M).  . To F.B. Salisbury:  Notice is horebygtven that I, WllllainOrilllths.  Intend to claim the interests in-the'following  named mineral claims formerly held by l-Vll.-  'Salisbury, on which ho has neglected to pay bis  : .share of the expenses of tho annual assessment  work.   To wit:  A one-half (J) interest in the "Hunker  Hill"  mineral olaim.  A ono half (J) interest in tho "Sullivan" mineral  claim.  A one-half (J) interest in the " fidelity" mineral  ���cla'in.  All the adjoining claiuts, situated on the west;  ��� fork of the north fork or Salmon river, in tho  Nolson Mining Division,  1    This action is taken under Section 11 of Chapter Ifi, of the statutes of lSitil and amendments of  1900. WILLIAM R. TOWNSKaVD.  Agent for William Griflllhs. .  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, that sixty days, after  ���date I intend to apply to the gold commissioner  for a lease on crown lands, situate iu West Kootenay district, about ten miles from the city of  Kaslo, in a northerly direction, consisting of KiO  ���icrcs of unoccupied crown lands, commencing at  a post marked C. P. L., thenco north on tho lake  -front 80 chains, thonco wost 20 chains, thenco  a-otith 80 chains, thenco cast 20 chains lo place  ���ind post of commencement.  C. P., LOUDIN.  VTELSON PAINTKRS' UNION-The  regular   .  "-��    meeting of the   Painters'  Union  is held ^1  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Miri-."* f  ers' Union hall at 7:30 sharp.   J. H. Millward,* ���-,  Prosident; Will J. Hatch. Secretary      .,    '<_*" ���  a7no.^|  in tho*;; I  s tree te, afc ��I  maid Me.-l-'-l   r-aJi  PLASTERFRS' UNION-The O. P. I.  172, meets every Monday-cvenini  Elliot block, cornor Baker and Stanle  8 o'clock.   J. D. Mover, president: j  ra>An   ����airAf-.ia.T*V ���**'.'  0*1 OKS' AND WAITERS' UNION -Regular\\  meetings on the second and fourth Thura-;il  days of each month, at 8 o'clock in Miners' Union > I  hall. Visting brethem cordially invUa-d. C.^F.'*-!  Bell, prpsident;  treasurer.  J.   P.    Forcstell,   s'icrctarj'v  *  F&ATEBNAL   SOCIETIES.    '   j  NELSON LODOK. NO. S3, A.V. ft A. _C  Meets second Wednesday In ewh month.'  Sojournlng'brethren invited.  " x "���'t*  ��.  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.  Invited to attend.  iy  oordiallj  J. A. Paquette, K  of R. & B.  [fty   buigviai   *o*f wj ��  I  Visiting Knighta  F. J. Bnidley.C^e.i  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets laI* O. O. F.Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay" streets,'  1st and 3rd  Friday  of each  month.   Visiting ���  brethem cordially invited.   R. Robinson, W^M.  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  .����� r��  SHEBIFF'S SALE.  ���j    Province of British Columbia, Nelson, in Wes"*  Kootenay. to wit: "*���    *  By virtue of a writ of Mori-facias. Issued out of  the Supreme Court of Britith Columbia, at the  suit of tho Hank .of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to  mo   directed,   agaiaet   the   goods   and   chat-  tols -of- the   T*o    Friends.Mine,    Limited I  Liability,   defendant", -I   . have :-8elzed -and?!  .taken in execution all. the right, title and interest |  of tho said dofHiidantSi-To-o Friends'-Mino .Lim-i  itcd Liability, in the mineral, claim known*:as  and called-"Two Friends." situated on the riividej  betwoon Lemon nnd Springer creoks.-on tho east*:  slope of Lemon crook, located on the 31st day of  July, A. D. 189T). and recorded in the ofllce of the L  mining recorder for tho Slocan Cily Mlning'Div-;;  Islon of tho Wo't Kootonay District, on tho.lOth  day of August, A. D. IS95; and also all the right  title and mterost of the said defendants,{Two  Friends Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty (GO) tons'  ot ore, more or less,-mined from the mineral |  claim 'Two .Friends," and now upon the'pro-  perty:   To recover the sum of two thousand and |  eighty-nine dollars and eighty-five - cents (82,089-  .$_) togothor with interest on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents ($2080 35)  nt six per centum per annum; from the 26th day I  of Soptembor, 1900, until payment, besides slier I  lffs poundage, ofllccr's fees, and all other legal I  incidental expenses:   All of which I shall expose I  for sale, or suflleient thereof to satisfy'saidjudg-1  ment, debt, and costs, at tho front of my ofllco |  next to tho court house, in the city of Nelson,' B.  C. ou Friday the 2Cth day of October. A. D.,;1900 j  at the hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  Notk.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of the said defen-l  dants. ��� . .      I  Dated at Sloean'City the 12th day of October.l  1900 I  S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootenay-i  Tha above sale Is postponed until Monday, thel  26th day of November, 1900, at the same placel  and hour. '   ���    ,   ��� S. P. TUCli.      ���  Sheriff of South Kootenay.  The abovo sjiIc is further postponed untlll  Fridny the '.'1st. day of December, 1900, at tho|  sumo place and hour.  S. P. TUCK,  3heriff of South Kootenay,  "COMPANIES ACT 1897."  Notice is hereby given that tho appointment l_  Williams as  attorney of _'*.The  .lohn  Mallison    Chaploau Consolidated Oold "Mining "CompknyJ  Limited," nnd of his sulwtitute, Charles WJ  Gmham Browning, has been rovoked''and that!  Gabriel Luclcn Rooort Weyl. accountant ofNell  son, B. C, has been appointed as the new atl  torneyot the said, company, and tho rogiste  olllce of the company has bee      "  servatory street. Nelson, B. C  olllce of the company has been' changecTto Obi         VNelson, B. C. ���  1ILLIOT & LKNNIE,  -�� ^ , .,, __..'. Solicitors for the Company.  Dated this 20th day of November. A. D��� l^*v  MS*  ii THE TR1BUKEV NELSON, B.C.,. MONDAY NOVEMBER 2G  i��oo  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  .. FfcRefonn 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  and can ensure satisfaction. See our magnificent lines  of fancy vests.   The very  latest in  style and  pattern!  The Nelson Clothing House  217 AND 219 BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  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  v.>  I**?'  I sil' .  \i  W  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  %  Genuine Acme Spring and Hockey Skates  all sizes, for Boys, Ladies and Men.  McLaclilan Bros.  7'_��.l_f'l_.'0>.f.^. .^���^.���>*.'__-'__*.'.  r* *aaT' >����� *aaaT. "^"s ��� *v f*'*.   ��'*"  ^to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  Jt  i*-<3-p>t��3'eP'��3,l  ^*3iS;<  IA 2 CentlStampi  I      AND A LITTLE COMMON SENSE      8  M  to  to  Will save out-of-town purchasers more  money, time and worry if properly applied than  any other investment. We pay particular attention to mail orders. All orders mailed to us  will receive our most careful and prompt attention for either  - - .       . . i o  GROCERIES  OR CROCKERY  GITY LOCAL NEWS  Mi*. Johnson, a business man of  Toronto, Ontario, occupied the pulpit of tlie Methodist church ycstcr-  pay.  Hon. Richard McBride, minister  of mines, will be in Nelson today,  and will leave for Rossland on the  night train.  A. V. Mason of London, England,  arrived in Nelson last week to as-  Hume tlio secretaryship of the  Tramway company, in succession to  T. Duncan, who is leaving the city  shortly.  Large congregations attended  the opening services at Emanuel  Congregational church yesterday.  Rev. William Mum-no delivered in-,  teresting sermons, in which special  reference was made to tho occasion.  O. Meredith .Tones,-M.D., P.R.C.S.,  of Victoria was in the city yesterday in consultation with Dr. LaBau.  An operation was successfully performed at the general hospital yesterday and Dr. Jones left last night  for the Coast.  Several Nelson men recently requested The Tribune to determine  a wager as to the statutory age of  a candidate for the presidency of  the United States. The constitution of the Union requires aspirants to be at least 3:5 years old.  J. A. Hunnex of Erie is a guestat  the Queen's hotel. Mr. Unimex is  one of the Erie men now engaged  in playing a game of chess by mail  with the Nelson Chess and Checker  Club. The match is progressing  steadily and the outcome is awaited  with interest.  The arbitrators in the matter of  Beer vs. C. P..R. met oh Saturday  and: determined" upon ��� an award  which will be placed in writing and  filed with the clerk of the supreme  court to ,. be delivered to . either  party on payment of the costs incurred. The arbitrators are W.  E. Dowsing for the C. P. R��� Dr.  Hall for G. P. Beer and W. G.  Goepel appointed by the court.  James -Williams,, superintendent  at the Poorman mine, received a  telegram on Saturday informing  him that his brother-in-law, Harry  Berryman, proprietor of the Bay  View saloon at Vancouver; had  died that morning as the result of  an accidental gun shot wound.  The deceased was known to many  Nelsonites, having spent several  weeks here last summer. Mr. Williams left for. the coast at once.  No doubt one-of the largest audiences of-the season will greet professor Alexander tonight at the  opera house, ft is said that he is  witty as the Irish, logical ��as the  Scotch, and practical as the American. .He-is-a Canadian by birth,  and his success has been such that  he was selected by Fowler <fc Wells  Co., the greatest phrenological firm  in the world, to represent them in  the field. He will give public readings of four prominent subjects selected by the audience tonight.  Sir Charles Tupper is in Rossland  with .Tohn Lawles of London. England, a member of the English  house of commons. Mr. Lawles is  president of the Velvet Mines, Limited, operating, in Rossland and . sir,  Charles is an extensive .stockholder  in the company, whose property  they are visiting on a tour of inspection. The veteran Conservative leader has come through the  severe political campaign with spirits undiminished and may deliver  "se veraladd ressesi n���tl i i s���con sti tu ���-  ency.        . -.   . . . _^  .finished and. litigants would have  been put to great inconvenience  and loss. A meeting of the bar  took place at which a resolution  was adopted, pointing out the injustice of suspending proceedings  in the midst of a sitting and judge  Walkem agreed with the legal fraternity. He arranged matters with  the department and court went on  uninterruptedly.  Among the last cases on theRoss-  land docket is that of Morley vs.  city of Rossland. This is an appeal  by Thomas Morley, manager of the  Thompson Stationery Company's  business in Nelson against a verdict given by a magistrate at Ross-  laud, by which he was fined for  selling goods in the city without obtaining .*i special trader's license as  provided by the city's by-laws.  The defence entered was that the  goods sold by Mi*. Morley were  manufactured in British Columbia,  and were therefore not liable to the  trade restrictions against' goods  made out of the prqyince..  17 Mail '���; Changes.  Outgoing mails are 'somewhat affected by the qhange of time between Nelson and-Spokane. In future all mails for the east, Spokane  and intermediate points will be  closed in the post office at 0 o'clock  in the morning, while the Kaslo  innil closes at 7 o'clock each morning. The Spokane mail should arrive here almost an hour earlier  than under the old schedule. When  arrangements are made to carry the  incoming eastern mail via Bonner's  Perry and Kuskonook the service  will be much improved as the  danger of missing the eastern mail  carried by the Great Northern is reduced to a minimum.  Fireman Injured.  Arthur Pitchford,.driver of the  fire department, -was.painfully hurt  on Saturday morning. He was  driving the fire team for practice,  having taken out the hose and  ladder wagon for that purpose, lu  turning from Victoria street onto  Stanley the ��� wheels struck the  street car tracks overturning the  wagon. Pitchford was strapped to  the seat and narrowly escaped serious injury. As it was both of his  ankles were badly sprained and he  will be unable to perform his duties  for some time.  1W  h:. zb-x~:e:r,s <fe oo.  ���DTElLSO-ISr K-^SLO SJ_.__TX_)C)l>r  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for t\\e Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TlCLl'PIIONK 27  Storo, Corner Baker and Joseph!no Slrec  ANNUAL SUPPER.  The first annual supper of, the  Nelson Carpenters' Union will be  held at the Victoria Hotel on *>  WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28,  At 9 o'clock sharp.  All con j rae ting builders and  union carpenters are invited to  attend.    By order of  THE COMMITTEE.  ri**************************  I ask the Opinion .  1 OF YOUR FRIENDS .  via  i*  �� Mi  iii  -a-  ��� it'  Regarding our|   >*��  Repairing       *  Work on the Royston.  The Royston Mines Limited has  a small crew of men at work on its  Morning mountain group. The tunnel on the vein.is now in 45 feet,  aud the, result' of .the assays from  the face are awaited with interest.  The tunnel is in orej and is showing  up well.     ''   -'  PERSONAL,  * ************************ *  IV tab  i" We   have   never   failed *  $ to   please   a   customer *  * of our repair depart- Jjj  m ment. All work receives ��*  $ our personal attention, jj[  J and is guaranteed. Fif- *  m teen years experience. \_  $ " If Brown said so, It's *  2 right." *  * ************************ Jjj  �� T. H. BROWN I  * STANLEY PIANOS *  *�� 178 Baker Street, Nelson, B. C. \k  *r***%.***.*.****************i_*'  Ws  m  Our Stock is complete in both lines. Our  prices are right. Our goods are guaranteed or  money refunded.  to  to COOKED GENEVA SAUSAGE IN TINS IS DAINTY.  WM.   HUNTER  &   GO.  to  $t Groceries, Crockery.  ���A   ABERDEEN   BLOCK,  BAKES STREET.  .NELSON  to  to  %g@6^gsg@@&:��*  i<��9'^'c^^g2'22'c3'c3'c3'a3Tff>  f_  ��J$ SSI I IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT | _?A ^oTsSIs  To drop us a post card that wo may call and give estimates.   It savos many dollars.  Never  havo any plumbing done  until you  have seen our goods and our prices.  OPPOSITHJ  pogTomcB.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers  KOOTENAYS WEED A JUDGE  Court Business Warrants It.  Each succeeding sitting of the  supreme court at Nelson and Boss-  land emphasizes the necessity of  having .a judge of the supreme  court resident in the Kootenays.  During the recent sittings here and  at the session now in progress in  Rossland more legal business has  been disinatched or is pending than  has come up at Vancouver or Victoria in any ordinary year, this on  the authority of an official who is  familiar with the statistics. Such  a condition of affairs would seem to  justify a supreme court judge being located in the Kootenays when  four are provided to hear cases at  the coast.  The supreme court sitting at  Rossland is still in session, Mr.  justice Walkem presiding. Court  has been in session daily for two  .weeks and is now in the midst of  a jury trial which will be concluded  on Tuesday. There then remain  twelve cases on the docket, a couple  of which are likely to take three or  four days each, so that the sitting  is likely to last well into December.  During Last week Mr. justice  Walkem received a wire from the  attorney-general's department requesting him to return for a full,  court sitting. This would have  left the Rossland court only haljf  J. Lonsdale Doupe of tlie C. P. R.  land department was in the city yesterday.  . Thomas Taylor, M. L. A., of Trout  Lake City ia registered at the Hocel Phair.  . D: T.  Fielding of Rossland and  Joseph Murray of Kaslo are at tho Tremont  hotel.  . E. B. Braden of Spokane, representing tlie Amerioan Smelling Company in in  the city today. i  Oscar   N.   Lott' of   Kaslo    and  Thomas JCani* of Northport are registered at Iho  Queen's holol.  ���   Mrs. Hodder of Jyaslo, who was a  patient at the general hospital for Rovbml weeks,  left for home Friday.   She li fully recovered,  Chief Thompson of tho fire department returned yesterday after upending; a  week at Halcyon springs. The chief N i-iilte recovered from his recent illness.  Harry Atkins, ono of the locators  of the Juno group on Morning mountain, returned on Saturday after spending several  mnnthq-ln-1.na Angnlea county, Cnlifbrnia   BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  All kinds of ordinary sewing done  at reasonable prices.   Apply'.-Ml Latimer street.  Hack   calls left at   tlio   Pacific  Transfer  barn on Vernon street.    Telephone  call 35.  Don't forgot the Nelson Furniture  Store has good   vuIiich- in Inco curtains, Sl.lK)  a pair.  For     Rent���:Store -in   Tromont  Ilotol block. Apt'ly "to -Maloiio & TrcKilliiri,  Tromont hotel. ���  For   rent ���Two-room ��� house   on  Victoria street, ltlc(!lc-.-K. Apply Mnllicson fc  Graham's harbor shop.  For Sale���Two pair of good  sleighs, with hrakes. Aoply .V, ('. Mclh-nn,  corner Silica and Ward Htioets.  Large well  furnished   rooms to  let. Apply rooms land li Macdonald building,  cort-er Josephine and Vernon streets.  For Sale���Piano.by Evans Bron,,  Iiigcrsoll. Cost S:t!'.,.0O. Natural oak llniHh.  What otl'ors (   Apply \V, this olllce.  There are still lots of good bargains in carpets at Tim Nelson '''tinilhiri: Store.  10 cents per yard and up,  French   gentleman    wants    fur-  nisheil room iu family whom ho could learn  English. No objection to teaching French In  return.   Address Box '-'lfi, Nelson.  Wanted���convenient to center of  city���two rooms and bathroom, with attendance, furnished or unfurnished. Write to A. SI.  Johnson, I'. O. box SO, city.  Employment .wanted by a young  man for a few-hours every day, either morning,  afternoon or evening; any capacity. Apply A.  (!., room 7. Victor!*' block, corner Iiaker and  Jo ephine streets.  FOR FALL PLANTING  Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental .Trees, Roses, Shrubs,  Vine3 and Bulbs���80,000 to select from.   Address  M. J. HENRY, Vancouver, B. 0.  READY FOR WINTER  Just reeeived a large  consignment of  Englisl] Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  THEO.   MADSON  BAKER STREET.  It Counts in Results  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Cood Fresh Eggs  are our specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness in  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  KIRKPATRIGK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone 10 i^ 185 Baker Street  m  to  mi  TO  m '���"@@g*s*@gfegj@*@*aSfe  -..,   -/ .;���.���/*������.%  Contractors  Builders  to  and  to . Having disposed of our business to Mr. Ernest Mansfield, we to  m besoeak for him a continuance of that liberal share of patronage nrt\  2i whieh has been extended us during our career in Nelson. We can \$��  |^ only say that those traits which have built up torus and maintained to  pm our reputation for reliable dealings will be continued throughout <K**,  ^ by the new Arm. We therefore take great pleasure in recommend- yg  Ifl/U ing him to all our old customers, and also to any new ones who mm  tri\ may honor him with their patronage. ifa  Thanking you for past favors,  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  T.  O. PROCTER,  Late Managing Director  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  to  to  C. W. West & Co.  COAI^j      WOOD!  Hard Coal     ' d>Q CR I Crow's Nest      0B IK  Anthracite       "J>O.001 roft) 99.10  P*E*LI*VE**-**?**EIP  AGENTS IMPKRIAIi Olla COMPANY, I.ti>.  No order can lie accepted unlcm accompanied  by cash.    Ofllce:   Cornor of Hall  and Bakor Slreota.  'to To the Public...  TELEPHONE 33.  Lethhridge Gait Goal  Tho bout) valne for the money In the market  for all purpoHOH.  tkrmb oash     W. P. TiRBNET. General Agent  TaileohnnB Ul..   Offlaw with O. I). J. OhrisMi*.  -f-riit*iri*rri-iiiiiiii*a*tiirxiirttii-aE  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick & '%��  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance WW  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My ^-f  aim will be at all times to supply you with our products at lowest Wl4  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 "jr.  lower figure. to-  It is our intention to install machinery to manufacture our to  marble produets, and next season we shall be.in a position to supply W[  t.nA**n nianrliintc  _.   rugcnnohlii  uotnc . ._.  to  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay, ^tv  Tiles and Cement -to  Our Bricks 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 aro prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and to  Builders.- to  ERNEST MANSFIELD,        ~...~jfo  tor The Mansfield Manufacturing Company, (fh  ' Successors to /^l  The=West=Kootenay=Brick=i&=Llme=Co.^Ltd-  Nelson, B. C, 5th October, 1900.  tor  i&.*m*     ��� $-^S5|��S��5��5i5��J��H  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  faixixiiTitixx-!rixi*mtiiiri****xri-*xiiriirriixixx)ti*tii^  isons-  Imvallds'  Suppassing1  Display in  Fall Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  LADIES' TRIIPED HATS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  Mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  JOSEPHINE STREET.  MRS. A. HALTON.  FINE  DRESSMAKING A SPECIALTY  MADDEN  BLOCK.  ���Pol-tr wfrfe  ���^Bicyfs  Speolallj* rocommondotl  for dyspepaia,   loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  from  whatever  cause,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    malaria  and general debility.  Women  complain   of   a  tired feeling.   Wilson's Invalid's Port la immediate  find efficacious, leaving no  nartnful effects.  Men will And it particularly valuable as a restorative and a strengthener of  tlie body and nerve system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   THE   QUKKN'S   HOTEL.  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  . . .for flhe . . .  ��� lie  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, II, C.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the square shoulder���the latest  fashion in coats.  bTcTexpress  and Transfer Co.  Baggage and express moved to any part of tbe  o'ty.   Special attention given to heavy teaming.  Olllce with the Nelson Wino Co., Baker street.  GEO. I*1. MOTION. Manager.  Telephone OS.  HALL   BLOCK,  NELSON.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Coffee Roasters and  Dealers in  Tea and Coffee.  Fresh  roasted  coffee cf  lhe  best i\ ualily at  the following prices:  .lava and Arabian Monha, per pound $    10  Java and Mocha Blond, 8 pound)"    1 'JO  Fine Santos, 4 pounds    1 00  Santos Blend, 5 pounds    1 00  Our Special Blend, (i pounds    1 00  Our Bico Boast, li pcunds    100  A trial order s olicitcd.   Salesroom two doors  e_._l ot Oddfellows' block, Went Baker street.  i!S^S2>y

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