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Array ������<*���-_  DAILY  EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  TUESDAY MORNING DECEMBER 4 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  l'*'***  1;  TWO MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL  Petition of Business Men for Reorganization of the Fire  Department Ignored.  W. J. THOMPSON WAS NOT REINSTATED FIRE CHIEF  Chief of department..  Five firemen  Six call men  nt.$125 per month..  7;">        "  "     in  5125 00  ���3.6 00  m 00  Total $500 00  Cost of Nelson brigade as pet* lant pay roll. $_),-> 00  Iu addition to the cost being but  little greater, it should be remembered that the inauguration of a  The city council met in special  session yesterday afternoon to consider the reorganization of the lire  department. The business consisted  of" the discussion of a petition  signed by a number of representative business - men .urging tlie  council to substitute a paid brigade  of trained firemen for the organization a9 it 9tands at present. This  proposition the aldermen declined  to consider on its merits and voted  to place tlie petition on file. The  business men couched their request  in the following terms :  "Your petitioners, being -either  engaged in business or the owners  of improved rear estate in tho business portion of the city, respectfully ask that your reorganize the  fire department and. place; it in  change of men -who will ���'. devote  thefr entire time to -the duties for  which they are paid.  "Nelson is how of a size and importance to justify the change  from a volunteer to a paid department. The change will necessitate  the employment of men trained in  that particular- business and as a  result the city should get better  .service for the expenditures that  are annually made.  " The purchase from time to time  of firo equipment means a large expenditure of money,] this expenditure can orilybe^made to the best  advantage on ,the advice of men  trained to prevent and fight fire.  " It is an. admitted fact that the  rate of insurance in the business  portion of .the city is high and this  high rate will be maintained until  the fire department is brought up  to- the standard of efficiency prescribed . by experienced tinder-  writers. Therefore we deem it our  right to urge upon you the necessity  of making the change suggested at  the earliest practicable date."  (SlRticd) KURD IRVINE & CO.  KIIUCl'ATUICIC & wir.so.v  W. C. "McTaKAN  W. F. TEKTZKra & CO.  K. REISTEltKI!  H. R. CAMERON, Agent  WIIataTAM -HUNTER & CO.  E. E. PHAIR  I). M. CARIaEY  STARIvEY & CO. ���)  P. I. EMERSON  T. M. WARD ;  WARD BROTHERS. Agents  HEBDEN & IIEBDEN  ERNEST MANSFIELD  P. J. RUSSELL  GILBERT STANLEY  JOHN A. TURNER :    '    "  E. APPIaEWHAtTK.  MALONE & T REG ILL US  ���   ' WrsrMcCANDElSH ~  J. A. IRVING & CO.  JIARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  HYDE. TITSWORTH & Co.  .1. CH0LDITCH & CO.  .IAMKS McPHEE  .1. It. MATHESON  W. A. THURMAX  .1. A. GILKER - *       (  .1. F.--WEIR  THEO MAUSON  E. O. TRAVES  LEONARD SCOTT  GEORGE CVS. PATERSON  G. B. MATTHEWS  JACOB DOVER.  ' J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.  THEBRACKMAN-1CER MILLING CO  . \V. G. GILLETl'  Iii laying the matter before the  council the mayor urged the aldermen to give the matter the consideration warranted by the standing of tho 'business men who presented the petition. The petitioners  fairly represented the business interests of Nelson, who contributed  three-quarters of the city revenues,  and any -.request emanating from  such a source should have the full-  : est consideration. As to the matter of instituting a paid brigade of  trained men, it was a fact that the  change would only necessitate an  increased monthly expenditure of  $100. The figures in support of  this statement were, basing the cost  of the suggested paid department  on the salaries paid in Rossland, as  follows:  brigade   of skilled  firemen  would  naturally bring about a reduction  in the cost of insurance on buildings  in  the business   section,   and  this  reduction had been estimated by a  practical insurance man at 15 per  cent.    The sum thus saved to citizens would more than compensate  for the extra outlay J incurred even  if a portion of it was re-expended  to   increase   the efficiency of  the  brigade.    The experiment of a paid  department had been tried in Rossland  when  the  council  there was  compelled to choose between turning ;the city's affairs  oyer to the  volunteer brigade or  retaining the  direction of matters in  their  own  hands.    They  took the  latter   alternative, established a brigade of  trained men and the result had been  most satisfactory. Everyone agreed  that Nelson's firemen had done well,  but there could be no reasonable argument to prove that a paid brigade  would not do better work thannien  not specially and constantly trained  to their duties, and he certainly believed the council  should  carefully  inquire    into   the   petition  which  made no insinuations against anyone and expressed the opinions of a  strong business element.  The aldermen, however, declined  to go into the matter at any leugth  and the petition was filed. This  concluded the business for the  meeting whicli adjourned. The  members present were mayor  Houston, aldermen Arthur, Hall,  Morrison, Irvine and McKillop.  An Alderaanic Investigation.  An entirely new phase of the  fireball trouble was developed . at  "the regular session of the* council  last night in the shape of written  charges against W. J. Thompson as  a city official preferred by mayor  Houston. When the regular hour  of opening arrived only the mayor  and aldermen Hall and Arthur  were present. Just before the half  hour's grace provided for by by-law  elapsed aldermen Irvine and Morrison arrived, making a quorum. The  minutes of the previous meeting  were approved with the exception  of the resolution providing for a  special committee to look into the  firemen's petition, in which the  mayor reserved his right of veto  under the Act.       '  Mayor Houston then laid the following communication before the  council:  To the City Council���Gentlemen :  On Tuesday, November 27, I suspended W. J. Thompson, chief of  the fire department, water com-  nnissionerrfireinspectorrfirewardeff  and sanitary ihspector, by the  power given me in sub-section D of  section 11 of the Municipal Clauses  Act. The reasons for suspending  him are: *  1. Neglect of duty.  2. Certifying to incorrect payrolls as chief of the fire department.  I have the honor to be,  John Houston, mayor.  Nelson, December .3.  His worship pointed out that in  taking the action indicated in his  communication he had acted  strictly within the limits of his prerogative as prescribed by law. The  charges made were serious and  should be investigated. Under the  circumstances it was clearly the  duty of the council to enquire into  the matter and determine whether  or not the allegations were correct.  Aldermen Arthur arid Hall moved  that alderman Irvine, together with  the mover and seconder, be a committee to investigate the charges  preferred against W. J. Thompson  and to report thereon at the next  meeting of the council. The resolution concluded by providing that  W. J. Thompson be reinstalled in  office pending further action arising  out of tho special committee's report.  The mayor approved of the first  portion of the motion, but drew attention to the fact that it was contrary to practice and distinctly opposed to-good policy to reinstate an  official under suspension when  charges had been brought against  him and an aldermanic committee  specially appointed to investigate  the case.   Iu view of this aldermen  Arthur and Hall withdrew the  latter par,t of their motion referring  to the reinstatement of chief Thompson and the resolution was carried.  This closed the discussion on the  matter.  A resolution to increase the number of the aldermen from six to  eight was lost, the mayor voting in  the negative.  The mayor made the following  recommendation to the council:  "I respectfully  suggest that at  least three crossings |be put in  on  Water street,   between Park and  Poplar streets ;   that a sidewalk be  built on the south  side of Vernon  street from the residence of D. McKay west to the residence of William McNnab and  that a crossing  bo  put in from  this  sidewalk to  that on the  north  side  of Vernon  street, and that a sidewalk be laid  on the east side of Falls street, between Baker and  Vernon  streets;  that the sidewalk on the north side  of Latimer street be extended west  from Stanley to Kootenay street."  The suggestions  were approved  and instructions issued to the city  engineer to have  the work  done.  It was also resolved to  have the  sidewalk on the  east  side  of Hall  street extended from the alley in  block 35 to Latimer street.  G. T. Ahliu notified the council  that he assisted the firemen in  fighting the flames at tlie' Rowley  fire last month, and had never  recovered a lantern which he had  loaned to a member of the brigade.  The council resolved to furnish-Mr.  Ahlin with a new lantern at once.  Bylaw 84 regulating the water  works department was reconsidered  and finally passed, after which the  council adjourned to Wednesday  night.  Constantinople, December 3.���  Six officers of the United States  battleship Kentucky are here.  PROVINCE  AND   DOMINION  OFFICIALS DIFFER ON JAPANESE  QUESTION.   ,  hung December 7th for murdering  his sweetheart was today notified  that the law must take its course  Organization of the Pacific Goal Company With Capital of $4,000,000.  Other News Notes'.  FRENCHMEN ARE INDIGNANT  AT THE EMPEROR'S TREATMENT  OF   KRUGER.  They  See  the  In   It   the   Shattering  Former's Reputation  for Chivalry.  of  Paris, December 3. ��� Emperor  William's telegram to Mr. Kruger  refusing to receive him continues  to be the chief subject of comment  in the French press. The afternoon  papers strike a note of sadness.  They say they see in his majesty's  action the shattering of his reputation for chivalry. The Temps and  the Journal des Desbats explain  William's message to the Anglo-  German understanding on African  questions.  The Temps says : The emperor's  wording^thaHie^conld^not^receive"  Mr. Kruger on account of engagements already made is very clear.  Every one understands that the  emperor, if not actually fulfilling  one of the clauses of the recent  Anglo-German accord, is-- inspired  by the spirit thereof in declining to  receive Mr. Kruger. Neither have  the declarations of count von Buelow concealed from the eyes of the  world that the emperor has veered  his policy in favor of England since  he sent his famous dispatch on the  Jameson raid. The emperor has  failed to find in Europe the alliance  needed to brave England arid his  people have refused the credits to  build a fleet. The consequence was  the emperor threw in his lot with  England. This is clear but incomprehensible. Mr. Kruger's advisers  neither saw nor foresaw anything  and exposed Mr. Kruger to the  humiliating check he.has just experienced. This, perhaps, is not  the first bad advice they gave him  and which explains many things iu  the past. '-���   '������'  Punishing Chinese.  Berlin, December 3.���A dispatch  from field marshal count von Wal-  dersee, commander-in-chief of the  international forces in China, sent  from Pekin under date of Saturday,  December 1st, says that after hoisting the German flag at the Ming  tombs and punishing several neighboring villages for the murder of  Christians, the late colonel Yorick's  detachment, commanded by general  Gay, returned to Pekin in four columns by way of Fang, Chen Pien  Tehing, Thang Shan and Niu Lan  Vancouver, B. C; December 3.���  [Special* to The Tribune.]���The  authorities continue to differ regarding allowing Japanese to vote.  The returning'officer still., continues  to hold that he will not allow Japs  to vote, while the collector-*'of votes  officially declares that the returning  officer knows nothing about it and  that .the Japs have simply to come  forward and swear they have been  legislated against as a class and  must then be allowed to. vote. Ex-  attorney-general Henderson today  gave an opinion- that Tommy  Homma, the only Jap who applied  for registration, was the. only one  who could vote.  Will Change Positions. . "  VAiNCOiiver, B. C.,-De"cember 3.���  [Special- to The Tribune.]���Allan  Cameron, assistant-general freight  agent of the Canadian Pacific railway, has resigned to take the  position-of Oriental manager, of tlie  O. R. & N. Company's _nfew steamship line from Portland to Hong  Kong. ' *?.".  Re-Elected Mayor.  New Westminster,'-December 3.  ���[Special-to The Tribune.]���J. G.  Scott was re-elected mayor of this  eity today.  * -    '��� y   -  A Pacific Coast" Co��al Company.  - Ottawa, November 3.���A notice  of application for'letters patent incorporating "The Pacific Coal Company, Limited," for the purpose of  carrying on the bu'siness'of-colliery  proprietors, ..coal 'and coke, lrianii--  faeturers, iron masters;' cniarrymen,  etc., has been filed. Capital $4,000,-  000. Applicants, sir William Cornelius Van Home,.'Richard Blad-  worth, Angus; and Charles R. Ifos-  mer, Edmund Boyd Oslea and W.  D. Matthews- Toronto. All of them  are to be the first or provisional  directors of tlie company.  Jumped Off the Wharf.  Halifax, Nova Scotia, December  3.���E. B. Keisler of Mahonc Bay  last night .after church wrote a  postal card, went down to the  wharf, tied two bricks around his  neck and jumped off. He leaves a  family.  Perishable Freight Shipments.  . Montreal, December 8.- ��� The  Canadian Pacifiehas' issued a circular announcing the inauguration  of perishable freight shipments to  ,Pacific_coasti_points._;���The^freight  will be assembled at: North Bay  and sent through every Wednesday  with a man in charge to look after  the heating.      May Remain Longer.  Ottawa, December 3.���The department of militia has received no  information as to the sailing of the  Roslyn Castle with men of the  second contingent aboard. According to the first notification she  should have sailed from. Gape Town  on Saturday. As she has not done  so it is thought in some quarters  that the men will remain longer,  owing to occurrences last week in  .South Africa.  Montreal News Notes.  Montreal, December 3.���The  city council today accepted the resignation of P. W. St. George, "city  surveyor, and one of the best  known municipal engineers on the  continent. For some time past he  has been hounded by certain members of the road committee and  sent in his resignation as a protest.  Recently an inquiry, was held into  his conduct, but no decision has yet  been reached by the* inquiry committee. There was little proved  against him.  George Janin was appointed superintendent of the waterworks.  Immigration to the port of Montreal this season shows a good increase. Figures are not yet made  up. The class of immigrants is also  above the average.  No'Hope for Him.  Hamilton, Ontario, December 3.  George A. Pearson condemned to be  A Fatal Mistake.  New York, December 3.���Edward Quinn, an old editor of the  magazine Successful Americans  registered at the Delevant hotel on  Friday last. He went to his room  and turned on the water in the  bathtub preparatory to taking a  bath. He had shut off .he hot  water and allowed the cold only to  run. During his absence from the  room the cold water was turned off  and the hot water allowed to run.  On his returning Mr. Quinn, without investigating the temperature  of the water, jumped into the bathtub and was scalded all over his  body.   He died tonight.  A Billiard.Tournament.  New York, December 3.��� The  opening contest in the tournament  of class B, billiard championship of  America, took place tonight in the  theatre of the Knickbocker Athletic  Club. The contestants were Charles  U. Schmitt of Chicago, billiard  champion of the Chicago Athletic  Association, and Isaac C. Mannes of  this city. The Chicago representative won the game by a score of  300 to his opponent's 224. All the"  games in this tournament will be  played under the rules governing  fourteen inch balk.line play.  Dreyfus to Be Called.  Paris, December 8.���The hearing  of the libel suit brought by colonel  "Henry's widow against M. Joseph  Reinacb, who in articles published  in the Seicle accused Henry of having been the real traitor in the  Dreyfus case- and said P_stei*hazy  was his accomplice, opened today in  the assize court. It is said that M.  Reinach has summoned _Dreyfus as  a witness.  A  BIG  CTANIDM PBOPOSITM  Forty Foot Vein of Telluride Ore in Kettle River  trict���Nelson People Interested.  Dis-  OTHER MATTERS IN NELSON AND SURROUNDING GAMPS  ENGLISH PRESS COMMENT  ON PRESIDENT M'KINLEYS MESSAGE  TO  CONGRESS.  Viewed Favorably by Various Journals  Who Look for a Continuance of  Cordial Relations.  Lonijox, December 3.���Comment  on president McKinley's message to  congress is devoted to the references to America's Chinese policy.  The Daily Graphic says : " The  policy of the United States regarding China is not heroic, but it is  certainly practical and there is  ample reason to believe that it will  prevail."  The Times says : " The message  makes it clear that on the vital  point of insisting upon punishment  for the outrages Mr. McKinley remains firm.   We_are_glad_to_see^  that on the subject of guarantees  for Christian converts the president makes a new proposal in advance of any put forward elsewhere. In regard to the indemnity  question he is in agreement with  with some of the best opinion in  England."  The Times' editorial concludes  witli the expression of a hope that  McKinley's second terra may be  marked by " a satisfactory settle-  merit of all outstanding questions  between Great Britain and  America."  The Daily News says tlio message  contains nothing new and nothing  very illuminating on matters that  are old. It will be very closely  scanned for its references to China.  It looks as though the American  formula were that the powers are  to specify the culprits and the  Chinese government is to specify  the punishment. On such terms a  speedy settlement would undoubtedly be possible, but would it be  effective or durable?  A Terrific Explosion.  Chicago, December 3.���Four men  and one boy- were killed and 13  persons injured by the explosion of  a boiler in the power house of the  Chicago <fe Northwestern railway  this evening. Several of the injured  were hurt so badly that they may  not live. Tho dead are Clamau,  section foreman, killed by falling  debris ; an unidentified man about  40 years old blown through the  roof of the building and fearfully  mangled, and an unidentified boy 12  years old, killed by flying bricks  and debris.  The   rush into the Kettle  river  country last spring was caused by  the reports   of   remarkably large  assays from specimens taken "from  properties on the Eureka lode.   The  values were found in tellurides and  the   returns from  the first assays,  were so large that it was  believed  the district would prove a bonanza  camp.   This did not turn out to be  the case by any means, and many  of the locations made under the excitement have not had a hole drilled  in them and will lapse next year  unless the assessment   is   paid in  cash.   Apparently the first shot or  two on tho Eureka lode were  in a  pocket which carried  high  values, *  for since that time,  so far as Thr  Tribune is aware, no big strikes  have been made.   The vein known  as the Eureka lode is a remarkable  formation.   At     the    only    point  where development has been  done  a   crosscut   wa3   driven    41   feet  through ore without encountering  the   footwall   and at many other  points it can bo seen that the width  quite   equals this  for a  long  distance.    Naturally the ore   is   low  grade, $5 being probably   a   fair"  .average      for      the      big     vein,  and     the      tellurides     are      not  amenable to free milling treatment.  Mr. Brock, the official of tho Dominion  government who spent the  summer in the country as mineralogist with the topographical survey, examined the ore carefully and  expressed the opinion that it could  be easily and economically reduced  by cyaniding.   The cyanide system  can be carried "on "at'a low cost' and  it is, therefore, not at all unlikely-  that the big ledge of telluride ore  may yet be worked at a good profit'.  When the first reports of the country arrived a  number  of prospectors made haste to get in on  the  ground   floor   and   the ledge was  staked for two and a half miles.  The   original   locations   were  the  Eurek.1 and Saddle Rock by the  Stanfield brothers, John Lodge and  J. Brown.  ' To  the  southwest .are  tlie Buckeye owned  by Ike  Eastwood,   the Grubstake   by Messrs.  Minto,   .Strickland,    Clement   .and  Williamson, and the Model by Kirk-  patrick <fc Wilson and J. G. Devlin.  Northeast of the Orginal are  the  Ptarmigan owned by the Williamson   brothers, Doyle and Costley,  ��� three claims owned by Fred Williamson,   Costley   and Doyle,   the  Two Friends by Charles Strickland,  the RevenueJby-^Andrew���Wallane,-  the Exchange by Albert Stanfield,  and the Currency by .lames Minto.  On Sawyer Creek.  Favorable reports are to hand regarding the Black Prince on Sawyer  creek, which rises in the Sawyer's  Pass district and empties into  Crawford creek, ten miles above the  mouth of the latter. The property  is located a mile and a half above  the junction and comprises the  Black Prince, Almeda, Francis, Vanguard, Princess and Climax claims.  It is a copper proposition carrying  some gold and silver values. On  the Black Prince claim considerable  work has been done and the property could ship more or less ore if  the necessary transportation facilities were available. The vein on  the Prince is strong and assays as  high as 10 to 12 per cent copper, 10  to 15 ounces of silver and $0 to $18  in gold have been had. On the  Climax a six-foot vein well mineralized has been uncovered for some  distance. The group is only two  and a half miles from tho terminus  of the Crawford creek wagon road  and tho owners, Sawyer Brothers,  propose to cut out the timber and  build an extension to the road in  the spring. The Loudoun Brothers  and Caldwell of Nelson own a  promising group of five claims in  the vicinity and Ryan & Naphen  have the Whitewater property,  also on the same mineral bolt, in  such shape that ore will probably  be shipped in the spring.  A Pioneer Do���.  The Messrs. Sawyer, who have  been located  in  the Sawyer Pass  country since 1892, are .the owners  of a canine   which   is, known to ������  every prospector who has worked.-,  in the Crawford Creek, Summit and -  St. Mary's River districts.   The dog;"  is a cross between Shepherd and  hound and goes  by the ��� name .of'  Bob.     A- peculiarity   with which  Bob's friends are familiar is  that  he is tailless'.    Twelve brothers and  sisters in the same litter were sup--  plied with the regulation  append- '  ages, but   nature evidently,  over- .  looked Bob in. the count and left  him    without   anything   to   wag. -  Otherwise he is perfect and au unusually    sturdy    and     intelligent"'  canine.     In the early days Sawyer,'  brothers kept a p,ack train  of dogs  and   Bob headed .the   pack.     His  ordinary load over the pass was 40 ���'  pounds which is 10  pounds  more  than   the average man  can ' pack  over'  the     same     ground.*      The1"-"  dog   train    was   a . boon    to   the,  prospectors of the day and many a~,"  man was saved from  starvation by  ;  the   arrival   of  the    pack    dog.-��  Cayuses   have   since,   entered   the  field and put the dogs out  of.', busi?"  ness through their packing powers,"*"  aud the Sawyer dog train was long-*  since'disbanded.    Bob, the pick of %  the pack,  was   retained, however,   '  and although now 12 years old is in  excellent condition. * '.  -ii*:  *t*>  m  -''I  .4-  -All  has  ad"-y-t  Jtinoyy.**  New Contract on Juno. '.',  The Juno Mining ' Company  let a contract for  200   feet of  ditional    tunneling  on   tlie  group, and-Robert NelsoD, who had >  the first contract, is  now engaged ~  on the new work.    Nelson has been  figuring at some length on the  dip   ,  of .the ,big,ledge which, the tnnnejy*>,  is intended -to ' crosscut and- esti-'  mates that it will be reached  at  a'  distance "of 700* feet.    J f this proves,  correct.the. company will virtually  pick up several hundred dollars as  all their estimates had been based  on the theory that 800 feet of woik  would be required to tap the  east'  and west ledge.'  The work- on  the  Venus    vein   is  progressing  satisfactorily and the showing improves  consistently as the tunnel proceeds.  On his last visit to the property M.  S.  Logan,' the  managing director,  took a sample across - the vein  and*  was surprised to find   it assayeti*  $58.80.-    Of course Mr. Logan does   -  not anticipate that this quality bf   .  ore will continue, but regards i t as  an excellent evidence of the merit  of the property.  No Agreement Probable.  Pi-KiN, December 3.���All the for-  Tiigns envoysliave now~heard_from  their governments regarding the  joint note to the Chinese pleni-"  potentiaries and a meeting will be  held tomorrow. The envoys are  not communicative, but enough is  known with reference to the objections of different governments to  make it seem doubtful that the  meeting will have a satisfactoiy  conclusion.  Prince Ching and Li Hung both  say that they are anxiously await,  Jng the demands of the powers.  They declare that China. desires  peace at any price commensurate  with the dignity of independent  nations, but thoy point out that so  long as a large foreign .army occupies the province of Chili the problem will be harder to solve.  The missionaries and others who  went through the siege protest bitterly against any suggestion of  leniency. They urge particularly  that those who are high in office  and who were really responsible for  the outrages to foreigners'should  be executed, aud they insist also  that a sufficient force should be  kept in China to guarantee order  and to keep foreigners independent  of the Chinese.  'i#_\  r-fl  Extensive Harbor Improvements.  Boston, December 3.���Following  the visit of the New York Central  railroad officials in the course of  their tour of inspection of the Boston & Albany railroad came the  announcement today that the New  York Central- in the near future  would expend fully $2,500,000 in  the development of its extensive  harbor property here. THE TMBUNEfNI.LISON   B.C  TUESDAY  McM'tBtiR 4 1900
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Six'Months, by oarrier -. '-.*•- ,
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I     85
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2 50
600
10 00
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Candidate McKane leftTNelson
yesterday afternoon for Kaslo feeling as if he had friends in Nelson
who would give a" good account of
themselves on Thursday.
The   petition
 sf-rri-i	
presented  to tlie
city council in special meeting
yesterday afternoon did not receive the consideration that was
due the petitioners. The petition
was on a question "of great importance to the business interests
of the city, and the names signed
to it represented not only large
real estate holdings, but large investments in merchandise. The
petition 'was carefully worded; it
did not contain a word of censure.
The city council saw lit, however,
to turn it down, and by doing so
virtually told the petitioners to
attend to their own affairs. I- is
within .bounds to state that the
business men of Nelson pay 75 per
cent oj 'tlie city's 'revenue, and no
council can afford to treat sucii'men
eayaHeriyi'^:_'The council will be
wise if they reconsider their action
at the' next meeting of the council,
special committee that was not laid
before the council" imtil 8 o'clock in
the evening. It also foretold that
W. J. Thompson was reinstated as
chief of the 'fire'department at a
special meeting of the council which
did not commence until ten minutes
after 4 o'clock, and at whicli the reinstatement of that "suspended official was not even considered. Some*
of the members of the council
should have a little more respect'
for the dignity of their position,
and also a little more regard for the
feelings of- the editor1 of the Miner.
A Public-Spirited Organization.
Sandon" Pay_ti-ak.J
The ball given" by the Miners'
Union to celebrate the formal opening, of their now hall was the most
successful social event ever held in
Sandon.     There wero over three
servative than the acquirement of
property interests'.' The example
of the Sandon union, which has a
membership of over 700, should be
followed by every union in the
mining towns of Kootenay and Yale.
Sensational Mining Methods.
, Camp Mansfield seems destined
to furnish some novel mining experiments. While capitalists in
other districts spend money in
seeking for valuable ore, it seems to
be the policy of some other companies in Camp Mansfield to get rid
of their ore. If newspaper reports
are tine Camp Mansfield has mine
operators who, after finding ore at
a considerable outlay, 0 go to a
further expense in distributing it
along water courses, in lakes, and
in other out-of-the-way places. Just
what view the shareholders will
take of such distribution of their
assets icmains to be seen, but they
will shortly be informed of it. That
this unique method of treatment
is being followed in Camp Mansfield is vouched for by Mr. Roie
who has just returned to Nelson
from thareainp.and who while there
succeeded in fishing some of the ore
from the lakes in that vicinity. A
sack of this ore is to be forwarded
to the head offices of the company
in France and England. It assays
very high in gold and silver, which
will doubtless make it very difficult
for the foreign shareholders to understand why it. should be mined
and sacked and carefully deposited
in the lake.in question.
Concerning operations in  Camp
Mansfield the Kaslo Kooteuaian of
November   29 th   says
Shortly
hundred guests present and tlie
large hall was crowded, with merry
dancers throughout .the entire
evening. Besides'everyone of tlie
Sandon .dancers there were present
many guests from New Denver,
Silverton and Slocan City. Supper
was served in the Fraternity hall,
upstairs in the Union block, but so
great was the crush that many had
to be accommodated at the nearby
cafes. About 275 guests, sat down
to supper. The miners' ball will
be one long remembered by the
many guests who spent such a jolly
evening on the occasion of the
ball. 	
' The miners' union at Sandon is a
public spirited" organization. Its
members had already settled a long
existing difference with the mining
companies before they began erecting a building that would, be a
credit to a town'much"larger than
Sandon is.     The  building  has  on
,■-._■„..-.    ■■--_.-   !^v.-»-*>  -, --. the second floor a liall that  will lie
and take up the petition aud act on -.-   -   . _.-■■■■■■•     _ v
. ••:.- ■■■■:.-!. ?._-?.•-■. -. jz  :.s - ■ :■'.■',.'•-   -.*t<v.,     used for union meetings and, for a
it promptly and in accordance with '
the suggestions ofL-the petitioners.
after the Joker closed down the ore
that was taken out in development
work and shipped down to South
Fork had mysteriously disappeared,
also a large quantity that was at
the mine had vanished. t Messrs.
Boie and McCaiue, acting tinder Instructions from Mr. Mansfield, fished
out a sack of ore, presumably
Joker, from ...the .lake near .Camp
Mansfield, and brought it down to
Kaslo. The Kootehaian representative secured a couple of samples
from the sack, and to satisfy himself that it was, valuable, had an
assay made which showed: No. 1
sample, gold J55S.-IO, silver 20.2
ounces; No. 2 sample, gold .$.32.40,
silver 15.10 ounces. This shows
the ore to be very high grade. Mr.
Mansfield intends taking this sack
to show the London .directors of the
company what is being done and
what they may expect from their
property in the future, also to find
out the,< reason for work being
stopped, which Ave hope will not be
for long."	
The Czar Convalescing.
LONDON', December 3.—The' czar
is so much better in "health that he
desired to get up today, but was
persuaded by his medical advisers'
to remain in bed till the end of the
week. ■ His majesty is not allowed
to read, and the czarina reads to
him at intervals. Hi's appetite is
increasing and he has .become tired
of a liquid diet. He asked'for solid
food, but the physicians would not
allow him to partake of it.
PRIVATE SALE
H OT l_i_- O U T FIT
Having purchased' at a great
sacrifice, the Hotel Outfit of W.
H. Bell, the undersigned will offer
for sale commencing ..,
MONDAY,  DEC.3rd
and continuing till Wednesday,
.
in the premises lately occupied
by the Nelson Furniture Co., corner of Baker and Kootenay Sts.,
a complete hotel outfit, consisting of
15 BED ROOM SETS
CARPETS
DINING ROOM and
KITCHEN
FURNISHINGS    ' «-■■
BAR: FIXTURES and
GLASSWARE
18-FOOT BOAT
It might be. asked, why reports of
special committees of the ,city
council are printed in' newspapers
before they are submitted to" the
council.' It miglit also'*'be asked
why newspapers can "so "'accurately
foretell what..action;the;council will
take on measures that come before
.it for cohsideratidif/'"'"Yesterday's
Miner,' which 'appeared on the
streets before 1 o'clock in the afternoon,    contained    a report   of a
meeting place for other fraternal
societies'." Oii the g'rbii'nd'"flobr is a
hall in whicli public entertainments
can be given—it is, in fact, a cozy
little theatre. " In addition there
are two stores and several offices.
The building will cost $10,000,
every ' dollar of whicli has been
contributed by members of the
miners' union "at"'Sandon. These
men are taking an interest iii' the
country in which they "make--their
living, and no one thing has a
greater tendency to make men con-
Terms: cash... For. further particulars apply.:to......--- ,..,„.-,
OLD CURIOSITY SHOP
;.y-Pf   JOSEPhine^treet;^ ^,r;
GRAND    L/\B0R    F^ALLY
Tho Independent Labor 'party
will hold a grand rally in the opera
house on TUESDAY EVENING,
DECEMBER 4th.'    ""    *"■*■*■■   •'
Chris. Foley, Alexander Dibkfi-nd
James Wilks will speak find ft'glee
club will render some of the latest
campaign songs. Everybody invited.
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Our new line of dolls is now
on display. While lhe quality
is of the highest, the price is
so modestly low that you will
be surprised at the size of the
doll you can get for a dollar or
two. Jointed dolls, kid-bodied
dolls, new French-shape dolls,
blonde dolls, brunette dolls, g
to 27 inches ; 35c to $8.50
de ma 11 tl -for furs
as recognized b\
SILK WAISTS
Nothing but the finest taf- ]
feta, liberty satins and liberty |
silks, from      $3.50 to $15    I
The great
this season w
us very early—in lime to make
selections when they were at
their best. Whatever there is
for ladies to wear, made of fur,
will be found in this department at very low prices.
HANDKERCHIEFS
You lose most of your handkerchiefs, the laundries wear
out the rest, and your handkerchief case needs constant filling. We have them from 5C
to' $7.50 each.
WINTER GLOVES
and Mittens in ^reat variety.
The very latest style in gloves
is the suede, castor and mocha.
These gloves are nice for cold
weathers as they are much
warmer than dressed kid. We
carry these-lines in black, mole,
lans and greys, $1.25 to $2
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EIDERDOWN COMFORTS
The cold snap which we
have just experienced suggests
what we may expect when the
winter sets in in earnest- so
get vour comforts now and be
ready.      Prices, $1.50 to $25
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American at\d European Plans.
MEALS
25
CENTS
ROOMS lalGHTBD BY ELKCTKICITY
AND HEATED BY STEAM
 'Wj-js-B C-.NTS TOj)lffr,r	
QUEEN'S HOTEL
■■    - -BAKER STRHETa NELSON.'
Lighted by "Electricity'and Heated with Hot Air.	
  .-'-in«-'
Lrirge comfortable bedrooms and   drab-class
dining-room. Sample rooniR for oommerolal men.
RATES $2 PER DAY
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NELSON
SAW & PLANING MILES
^ Limited.
We' are -prepared to Furnish
by Rail, Barge or Teams -   -    -    *
DIMENSION LUMBER    —~~
ROUGH and DRESSED: LUMBER
LOCAL and COAST CEILING
LOCAL and COAST FLOORING'"
DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR
RUSTIC, SHIPLAP,'STEPPING
PINE and CEDAR'CASINGS
DOOR jambs; WINDOW STILES
TURNED WORK; BAND-SAWING
BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS
TURNED VERANDA POSTS
STOREFRONTS' '
:;;.;,. . ^ .doors, windows and glass.
Get Our Prices before -._...
purchasing1 elsewhere.
: - OFFICE: CORNER  HALL AND FRONT STREETS,    a
FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF
IKlrS. E. C. ClarKer Prop.
LATE OU* TUB ROY-Ii HOTEL, CALGAU,.
ELECTORS
 Diirlriff the-heatrof-llio elf-otioiin	
10c
VOTE
for the     .—it.
BIG   SCHOONER
Beer or Half-and-half at the
P. Burns & Co.
WHOLESALE TRADE
/ERATED AND MINERAL WATERS. .
THORPE & CO., LIMITED.—Corner Vernon
and Cedar Btroots^ Nelson, -manufacturers
of and wholesale dealers in asrated waters and.
fruit syrups.   Sole  agents for Halcyon Springs
mineral water.   Telephone GO.
ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.
WF. TEETZKIa & CO.-Corner "i.akcr' and
• Josophiue strcuts, Nelson, wholesalo doalers In assayers supplies. Agents for Donver
Kiro Clay Co. of Denver. Colorado.
COMMISSION MERCHANTS.' -
H< J. EVANS & CO.-Baker Btreot,-. Nelson
• ^wholesalo dealers- in .liquors,' cigars
cement. Are brick and fire day, 'Water pipe*.and
steel rails, and general commission, raerchantu.
ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.
KOOTENAY KLKCTRTC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY-Wholosalodoal-
ora in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,
fixtures, etc., HoubIoh block. Nelson.
FLOUR AND FEED; y
BRACKMAN - KER  MILLING! COMPANY
—Cereals, Flour
mixed cars shipped
Flour, Grain, -Hay. Straight or
".. " to. all,.Kootenay. Point*).
Grain elovatora at all principal points on Calgary-
Kdmonton It. It. Mills at Victoria, New vvest-
tninstor, and Kdmontou, Alberta,.  ... . ,
TAYLOR FEED &'pu6bucir CO.-Baker
street. Nelson (George :■""*.- Motion's old
slandj, Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.
Car lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.
Phono 28. .,- ....
P.
Head Office at
NELSON, B. 0.
Wholesale and Retail
Dealers in Meats
10c
Club Hotel
Always fresh.
The only good Beer in Nolson
-1-' -!*' *•*- ■'v'"- ■'      ?.*y_.i-..
E. J. CURRAN, Prop.
j.',.       Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.   ., v
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Baker and Word
Streets, Nelson
Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon," Silverfcon, Ne*"-"'
Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade Oiby, Mid
way, and Vancouver. **  ,--<•*,
Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded!
WJadden House
, -ivi-ii-.-j   y._,..«.. ^t._iffJiv■■''
The only hotel In Nelson that has remained
under" one management since 1890.
Th^bed-rooms-are weUVfurnlshed-and lighted
by electricity."     ..''*.      " ,' ''
The bar la always stooked bythe*J)68t>dom s-
tlo and Imported liquors and olgars.
SLOGAN dUNCliOfi HOTEL
J. IT. MoMA.NUa, Manager
• Bar. stocked with -best brands of. wines, liquors,
and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomforb-
ahlBPOonia'. ...Mnah-fllRav* MM* *o«.rd. .    ....
KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.
„ _    BAKER STREET, NELSON.
Coffee Roasters arid Dealers in
Tea. and Coffee. .   ...
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
'." '.     ALL KINDS OF* " - -,-«.'"-t -,,
FRIE3H AND SALTED MEATS
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL -
'         -        FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON
Baker Street, Nelson £#   (J.   TRAVES,   Manager
nRnnRR wv.iwatt, R^a-B'Ta-'ir r\K**ycw]j. Avrt PRnitrp'   «T^i*n»rrFntw
FOR FALL PLANTING
Horae-gi'owri Fruit and Ornamental   Trees,. Roses,   Shrubs, '.
Vines'and Bulbs~80,000, to select from;* Address
;        M. J. HBNBY,;Yancpuver, >B.;C.
H. D. ASHORdFT
Fresh  roasted -cofl'co-of the best quality at
the following-prices:
Java and Artiliiaii Mocha, por pound ?    40
Java'and.Moclia Ulcnrt,.3 pounds    1 (X)
Fine' Santos, 4 pounds '.-.V.    1 00
Santos Blond, S pounds.':    100
Our Special Blond, (i pounds .'. —   1 00
Our Hico Roast, (i pounds    1 00
A trial order s olioited.   Salesroom two doors
east of Oddfellows' block, West Baiter street,
BLACKSMITHING
AND EXPERT
..-^.^•a^HOBSESHQEJftlfi,:,,
W^bri"r-palflng'jpi*omp'My atiti_nrtiSl'f?d''bj*- a
flKft-bJM-'-'wIieMwHght^'-!-^*^"'^^^^^
'Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and onsbom work from oalelde points.
':'■ 8ho„rJiHaJl:8h.i';bai'-w<»a-(ja;;I-taki*?.^»ni1iV^i.iion
RTFaEISTERlRa&CO.
'.  BRBWEHaT .iNbhotea-aia 6»'
FINE LAGER BEER, ALE
AND PORTER
Prompt and
delivery to
lor
6 i-__fl
Brewery it Melson
C.W. West & Co.
COAL I      WOOD!
$6.15
Hard Coal
Anthracite
Crow's/Nest
Coal
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$9,651
FRESH AND-SALT, MEATS.
BURNS &   CO.—Baker 'street),   Nelson,
wholesale dealois Iu fresh and cured moats.
Cold storage.
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GROCERIES; -'^     '
AM AC DON ALD & CO.-Cbrhef- Fron t and
• Hall streots, ..wholesale grocers and
Jobbers lu blanket**, gloves, mitts,.boots, rubbors,
mackinaws and minora' sundries.-' -	
KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED—Vernon   street. Nelson,   wholesale
grocers.        :    .   ■■.■■'.:..■_.$■■ ^
JOHN CHOLDITCH Sc_CO.~yront_Bl-06l*,_Nel-!_
son, wholesalo grocers. -...••• '
JY. GRIFFIN. & CO.-Front street, Nelson,
•   wholesalo   dealors   in  provisions,   oured
meats, buttor and eggs.... , _\ (..,.,
HARDWARE AND MINING'SUPPLIES.
HBYKRS & CO.—Corner Bakor and Josephine
•   streets, Nolson, wholesalo dealers in hard
ware and mining supplios,
PowdorCo.
Agents for Giant
LAWRENCE   HARDWARE-   COMPANY
Baker St.,  Nolson, wholesale   dealers in
hardware and mining supplios, and water and
plumbors'supplios. .    ...-._ .,.   ,,  ., •     .
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.
rpURNER, BEKTON & CO.—Cornor 'Vernon
-L aud Josephine streets,-Nolson, wholesale
dealers in liquors, cigars and dry goods. Agents
for Pabst Browing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal
gary Browing Co. of Calgary.
:::"" powder, caps and fuse.v,
HAMILTON. POWDER  COMPANY-Baker
-'-street, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,
sporting, stumping, and black blasting powders.
wholesalo
blasting apparatus,
itumplng' and black       ..   _
dealers in caps and fuse, ana oloctrlo
AGENTS -IMPERIAL'   OIL COMPAN Y. J~>.
No order can be accepted unless acasoriipanSeA
by cash.    . ;   -   .■ "     "■.'^..".'..ti;..'''^'  .■
Ofllco:   Corner of Hall
and Baker Streets.
TELEPHONE 33.
LetKbridgie Gait
The best value for the. money;Jn tbfl xnarkeb
fpr.alljP.urp.oeea. j^.-^.y. ....   .,    ,.;..^-v.r.^
Ykrms oabh     W. P. Ti_RNK*«r, aenera! Agenti
Tolmahono 1«. . Offlon xa/Hih O. J>. J. Chi-Hntrle.
b. c. ixiMss
and .Transfer. Co,
Baggage and-express-moved to anyipart-of^the
city,   Speoin l attention given ,to heavy tea-ring.
Ollloe wil.li the Nelson Wiiie Co.,' Baker'street.
GEO. _*. MOTION, Manager.
Telephone 03.
.SASH AND DOORS.
NELSON SAW . AND PLANING "MILLS,
LIMITED—Corner Front and Hall streets,
Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers
In sash and doors; all kinds of factory work-made
tW'Order. ■■■'•'.'-■:- •:•'•-? ■■ -.' ■ ■-:.-■--.■:-.:.
f( WINES AND CIGARS.        -
CALIFORNIAs-WINE   COMPANY,    LIMITED—Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholosale dealers In wines (case and bulk.
a.r\A rinmnafiln  h.ti<1 IrrmnraWI <ll_«.r«_
LAND   NOTICE.
Notice is hereby givon,' that sixty, days^after
date I lutend to apply to the gold commissioner
for.A lease on crown lands.t-ituato in West Koot
enay district, about ten miles from the city
Kaslo, in a northerly direction,-'consisting of 1(10
acres of unoccupied crown lands, commencing at
a post marked C; P. L., thenco north' on tho lake
front 80 chains, thence west 20 chains, thenco
Houth 80 chains, thence east. '_() chains to place
and post of commencement.
C. P. LOUDIN.
* ARCHITECTS.
EWART &  OARRIJS—Architects.    Rooms 7
and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street. Nelson.
•■-,.-_.-,,,... ^ENGINEERSv-'v 't«Wi'
OHAItLES PARKER—Mining and milling en-
glneor.   Turner-Boookh Block. Baker si-out.
f Naleon.
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t____ THE Jlffi TUESDAY; DECEMBER 4  1900  3  I    -4-  If  1  _\%  -���j  BAM OF MOttlAIi  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST     7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS        _27.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Presidont  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston Gonoral Manager  NELSON BRANCH , ,  Corner Baker and Kootenay StreoW  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches in London (England) NKtv Youk,  Chicaqo, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy' and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grunt Commercial and Travelers' Crodits.  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Colleojjoiis Mado,; JSto. _    .  Savings Bank Branch  CURHKNT HATE OF 1NTKRKBT PATH.  WRITTEN    BY    CONSERVATIVES.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COEUlffBiA  NELSON  |Thk Tribune has placed a.part.of one column  at the disposal of the Conservatives, whose views  will be expressed Ihoroiii from time to timo during the campaign. A like privilege Is necorded  the Labor.party and the Liberals.)  Sir Charles Tupper's reference to  tlie   power   of    au   opposition   at  Ottawa was well illustrated in the  Mending   of the ��� Canadian- _outin-  gents lo the Transvaal.    Beyond a  doubt  if  it  had  not been   for his  activity in the-matter Sir   Wilfrid  Jvuiriei* would have taken no action  and the only tangible < contribution  of   Canada to the empire on this  occasion   would    have   been   the  munificence of lord Strathcona iu  outfitting and forwarding at   his  own expense the Strathcona Horse.  This should set aside all  this  wiseacre exuberance-that-if we want  anything at Ottawa we must send  there a government supporter.   As  far as Nelson goes Ave sent W. A.  Galliher there last year and he  got  nothing   and   there   is    not   the  slightest reason to suppose that he  will,, do   a particle better as  our  member.    John McKane, being in  opposition, will not be subservient  to the government and can agitate  our requirements and see that we  get them, for his personal interests  are inseparably bound up with the  mining   industry; whereas lawyer  Bill's are not quite so contingent  upon any legislation affecting  the  primary industry of this seetiou.  The spectacle of 2000 Japs being  rounded "up to vote * presumably for  Mr. Maxwell is a fitting-, climax to  tlie election scenes in Burrard., If  this decision is sustained in the  higher courts there will be openings  for that objectionable individual,  which we have so far succeeded in  keeping from our doors, tne-Ameri-  can'political boss. There should be  nothing then to' prevent rascality  well supported at Ottawa from arranging to have a few thousand of  these "free and Independent clec  tors" on tap and to order. It is  nice to know that our Liberal  friends - will be* fortunately- prevented by circumstances from tainting their political careers by the  use of this new electoral power' on  /.Thursday, and of course lawyer  Bill, as labor's dearest friend,  would be the-first to condemn any  assistance from such a quarter.  Rising to remark that sir Wilfrid Laurier's majority is made up  entirely of French constituencies  does not necessarily imply any  envy, hatred, malice or unchari-  tableness towai'ds the French populace. No one Hires to think that  the scenes now taking place in  Fill rope over Paul Kruger's arrival  have the endorsation of Quebec. It  is only fair to say that the descend -  ants of ancient Gaul aro as-frothy-  as a dime schooner of Roisterer's  very mild ale and as inflammable  as John Houston over city electric  lighting matters, and these characteristics are kept alive by political  demagogues. The fact that the  house of commons next January  will be alive with tho French element-makes it all the more important that we should send as our  contribution that level headed, far  seeing and energetic Scotchman���  John McKane.  .' One cold arid flinty hard fact was  made prominent at the meeting on  Saturday. The Liberals during  their 18 years of opposition were  never weary of shouting "Free  Trade" and making countless  promises on that score. Yet here  we are today, after four years of  Liberal regime, with as bulky a  customs tariff as when the National  Policy was promulgated. It's more  than a farce! It's as nauseating as  the Yukon scandals and will stand  as a monument of colossal deceit  ������ against the present government,  long after the Liberal party has, in  the nature of things, been swept  ont of power and a truly ^representative and honest administration is in charge at Ottawa.  A Relic of the Blue Laws.  A,t.the -public- whipping post in  Newcastle, Delaware, one>->day last  week a little boy was whipped at  11 a. m. He received ten lashes. A  large crowd witnessed the exhibition. The boy, fourteen-year-old  John Tucker, only four feet tall,  had to stand on a box to reach the  -manacles which held his wrists fast  to the whipping post. At the first  swishing smack of the lash the boy I  i-       '-���'       -    *i'..~     . .  .*   :..:���   ,*.  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay,- U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  gritted his teeth but uttered no  crjv - >Tears welled into his eyes-.and  his cheeks puffed out in his effort  to repress an outward show of his  -sufferings But when the lash struck  his llesh again and again, leaving  red and white welts and ridged  swellings on the skin, his....fortitude  gave away and he screamed in  agony and struggled frantically to  dodge the blows.'. But the hand-of,  -heriff John E.-Taylor was -steady  and his aim sure, and not a single  stroke missed its full effect. ���._.....,.  The only comforting rthonght  to the child experiencing the  mediaeval rigors of Delaware justice was that whieh comes from  companionship iu misfortune.  There were others who tasted the  lash, and of these there were two  who, like'him, hailed from Philadelphia.  There were two offences charged  for which the whip was applied to  young Aucker. One was that he  stole a ride in a freight car of the  Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad company; the other  that he attempted to carry off some  bottles of .perfume^from the-car,  Smarting from the lashes, the little  boy was released from the post and  locked up in a cell in.the jail. His  sentence includes imprisonment for  four months.  One of the others who��� were  whipped was John Smith, also of  Philadelphia. He was convicted  of stealing an overcoat. He was  the first whipped today. Ten  lashes fell to his share. The crowd  which enjoys the whipping post exhibitions manifested a sort of sullen  sympathy when the lash was applied to Smith. But when the 11-  year-t>ld'boy,- Aucker,  was-secured  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish   .  local and-coast.  Flooring  local and roost.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  :. Shingles  Rough aiid  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  IK WnAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN B-OflK  WR WILT, MARK IT K0K YOU  CAlaL AND G��!T P1UCKB  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO..  Capital Authorized    si^^OOO  Capital Paid up        $2,458,603  Rest -      sijoo.doo  ���   -  ��� '������<���-?��� ������_-?*���_._..:  D. R. Wilkio, General Manager.    .  B. Hay. Inspector.       '   r*r~".:-:-,:':**'i"--��'a'a,p-i����V  Nelson Branch���Burns Block,-221 Baker Streot  J. M. LAY. Manasrov-  to the post the expressionsl .q_,.pity  for theJad and of jdisgiVst .aij^the  barbarity which made his t tender  flosh appear to shrivel at,,tl*��e" bijbe  of the whip was 'vehemently outspoken. ...,.,...,. -;.W���,;,w>Uf,  There is now talk of having, jiho  system of corporal punishment  abolished entirely, or of limiting it  at least to persons of mature ago  and robust health.  jSuPpassing  DiispMy in  Fall "j�� iii tmgfs  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  . r  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building, Baker Street.  _   FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR,  OPPOSITE   THE   QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  Large stock of high-class imported  ��).       ... ...  specialty  of the  fashion in coats.  square  oods.   A  shoulder���tEe  latest  D. J. DeWar, j. p.  Notary Public, Conveyancer.  FOR SALE  A nice 7-rooin house, with all modern conven  ionccs, on Silicia street, near Stanley.   This  is a good opportunity for anyone wanting a  " nice house near business center.   Only ��2100.  7-room hou.se, now, with all modern convenience';, good location on Mines road.  Large houf-e on Carbonate street, near Josephine,  ���$2000, easy terms.  Cowl house and lot, in Hume Addition. S2000,  easy terms  *.' nice building lots, 100x120, -Villi street, fliOO.  No  No  Loans straight at S,��:,. or monthly payment s.  fines. "No forfeiture. No oommi-ssion.  delay.    . -���   TO,LET.  Nice house on Mines road, bath, S2.j, with water.  H-rooni house, with bath, Hume Addition, $20  6-rooin cottage, CDd of Baker street,-$21.50.  Large lodging house, good location, cheap.  Office in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  J. A. Sayward  BAM, AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HKNimVX AND VERNON STREETS   Roughand   Dressed  l-umbfr  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lunjber Always fn  StocK- ._ ,_,  We carry a> complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work -will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  THB  BEST-  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  CAIVJBLE & O'R-EILLY  Baker Street  INSURANCE  -REAL-ESTATE-AND  AGENTS  FOR RENT  fi-roomed house and hath, together wil-h-kitchcn  ramie, complete with: hot and cold water, Observatory street,  magnificent view; rent, including water rale, $2.1 per month.    ��� ���-.������.  5-roomed house.-'corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets; $20 per month,  fi-rooraodhousc, Hume-Addition ; $15 per month.  ���I-roomed cottage, Gore street $l2."iu per month. ���  9-roomed house, corner of Mill and Hall streets;  $30 per month, from 1st M ovemoer.  * 1 tonta collected. - laoahs-made;--. ���;���"���..���.���...���.-.-.��� .  :   Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  STOCKS  ST. LOUIS LA0EE  To be had wholesale at Nelson;  H. P. Rithet & Coytd.  VICTORIA,   B. C.  A,  B.  GRAY,  Baker   Street,   Nelson*.  Kootenay Agent,  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- Pjtosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  JO^E^fQ^OAN  ��.-���_-'  AT ?;PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  AUDI- O.Ja. laWNNOX. SoHclbor.  Nnisnn  R.   C  A. R fflRROW, A. M. I. C. E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kootonay Streets.  P. O. Box bW. TKIaEPHONB NO. 06  DR.  ALEXANDER  FORIN  OPFICR AND RESIDENCE]  Silica   street, between Ward and  Josephine streets.  I'elephone 120.  ' t*_, ��,c_x ���<*-*_, ��^_, ���*&_. ��*--_v''t__��<c_1 ��'$5?'<----4��^ ���*="=--,--��3?��,**----. ���***-v*"V*V  Buy Your Xmas Presents  early and Avoid the Rush.  ALL ENGRAVING DONE FREE OF CHARGE.    BY BUYING EARLY YOU WILL GET IT DONE MORE NEATLY AND SATISFACTORILY  Do not send your money out of tlie country.    You can buy at my store 'as reasonable as in the East.  By an inspection you will ���e convinced.    Here are a few nice presents:  SILVER TEA SET  SILVER COFFEE SET  SILVER CAKE BASKET  SILVER FRUIT DISH  SILVER SOUP TUREEN-  SILVER BAKE DISH  CUT-GLASS CLARET JUGS  CUT-GLASS WATER BOTTLES  CUT-GLASS DECANTERS  CUT-GLASS VASES  CUT-GLASS SALAD BOWLS  MANICURE AND  TOILET SETS   #  MIRRORS, BRUSHES  OAK BUTTER DISHES  OAK TRAYS  OAK BISCUIT JARS  OAK LIQUOR SETS  OAK COLOGNE SETS  ONYX TABLES  PIANO LAMPS  JARDINIERES  POWDER- BOXES, JEWEL CASES  0-  m  JACOB   DOVER.   The   Jeweler  Our Watcli and Jewelry Department has no Equal in B. C.  ���.c=>. c? .��-***". ��-"-***- -^. <^��^��<^_�� <3j^i^L' <^__^L' <^2'c^'e^' t>-  >c^~. c^*-j-t^--' <C_><__> <Z2^r':-���>0 C_*> C_> CI"*"*'C_"****<~^0"'"*'��*> "��"*-*��"-*���  ,-*^�� ^^^�� ^T��^�� **"-*-*>. "^-a ��^�� ,;"*"*-*a -'"'"���-���*. " *S �� *""**-> -*^�� **���*--*, -**"*=-,-'-*--> " ^~  B.        O.  Mail Orders Receive our Prompt and Careful Attention.      a-^H-  ��� -**-. ��� *-*-������ ��� "*-"***> ^5S j3^ ^^ ^S5 -^^ ^-S^ l;^ ^^ ^^ O"-^ !c^% !^^ W^ _r-^ ���,!:::-*-*-->  ���^ ���^^o c_3 ��'c=?> c=3' c=?''c=P '���(=?' c_?' ��****-������ tf-r? ** c_?'<^> 'c3'<25> ��<^>-<Z��>��  ..*>  ELECTRICAL N|AGHINERY  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 CO.  Nelson, B. C.  _.-��� ~*ri~''  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  1  NELSON,  B. C.  Builders and  Contractors  Having taken over the business of the West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company,. Limited, of Nelson, I beg* to ask for a continuance  of the patronage which you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be "at alftimes to supply you with our produets at lowest  possible prices. Being" in a position to manufacture* goods in larger  quantities than befo're, wo shall bo able to supply tho trade at a  lower figure.  It Js our Intention to Install machinery to 'manufacture our  marble products, and next season we shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates. -  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Firo Brick, Firo Clay,  files' and Cement.   Our-Bricks-and-Llme-Roclc-haye=taken=the=EIrstuErizesiat=the=  Spokane Industrial Exposition In 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes last year and this year for Ornament'1! arid Building  Stone.  .,;..���.    We aro prepared to offer special rates to Contractors. and  Builders. . -  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  ,, for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  ;tT-f'*.-':\~-.itt--T".. t+'f..  NELSON LICENCE DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby given that Fred Kisher, of  Kitchener, 1ms made application, under the  provisions of the "Liquor Licence Act, ]!*00,"  for an hotel licence, at Kitchener, nnd Uiat  a meeting of the Hoard of Licence Comriii--  sinners will lie held to consider this and other  applications al. tho court house, at the city  of Nel.snn, on Saturday, the flfleentli day of Tier-  ember, lOOO.nl (lie hour of ten o'clock in Iho forenoon.  \\". II. Ht'LLOOIC-WlCnSTlOU,  Chief Licence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Olllce.  Nelson, J". (;.. :i0lh November, limo.  Wilson's  mm_  inTe  *77"   'A Big m  ���I     WC.IN0,*?  Sri.  . Specially recommended  for dyspepsia,   loss of  appetite,   sleeplessness,  indigestion,    weakness  from  whatever  causo,  nervousness,       fevers,  consumption,    malaria  -  and general debility.  Women- complain   of  a  tired feeling.*   Wilson's Invalid's Porttf-is' immediate  nnd ofllcaciou**; leaving no  harmful effects.  Men will-find it particularly valuable as. a restorative and' 11 strenKthenor of  the body and ncrvo. system  We recommend this tonic  CANADADRUG  AND BDOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  LADIES' HAIRDRESSING PARLOR  "Mrs. Fred Knapp has. oponod a ladles' hair  dressing, shampooing and singing parlors inacot.  tags on Victoria street, opposite Phair Hotel,  LADIES' TRIMMED HATS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  Mrs. e. Mclaughlin,   JOSEPHINE STREET.   MRS. A. HALTON.  FINE   DRESSNlAKIjJC A SPECIALTY  MADDEN  BLOCK.  MRS. ENFIELD'S  . . . for fine . . .  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  E. P. Whalley, J.P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  (Jlllce -with C. V.. West & Co., corner Hall iuid  Bakor stroeU. , ���    .  City office of the Nelson Sodawater Factorr.  nUIHSAU OF PROVINCIAL INFORMATION  In older that the Government may bo in possession ot definite information with wliiuli to  supply those peeking iuvestmen'S in this Province, I am instructed to invite particulars from  those who have properties for sale, and who may-  feel disposed to forward such particulars to this  ortlco for tho purpose in question.  In view of the proposed* early-reorganization  of the Ageiit-f-'eiieral's Ofllce in London, Kng-  land, the desirability of having on fllo a list of  farms and other properties for sale, witli full and  accurate details is obvious. Propci ties sub-  ^mitted^may-includc farms and-farii!=lands,=iiidu8-=  trial or commercial concerns, timber limits,  water powcas, or other enterprises affording  opportunities* for legitimate investment  It, is not proposed to'rccomuien ��� properties to  intending investors, but to afl'ord tho fullest,  access to the classillcd lists and nil available information connected therewith, and to place inquirers in communication with the owners.  The fullest particulars are desired not only of  tho properties themselves, but of the localities in  whicli they an; situated, and the conditions  allecting them. l-'or this purpose printed  schedules will, upon application, lie forwarded  to those desirous of making sales.  I!.    K.    ClOSNKIala.  .Sceintary Bureau of Provincial Information.  Victoria, H. C���-November Hitli.   "KM*.  NOTICE.  Rossland, 1", C��� November Uth, WOO.  To V. U. .Sai.wiiltkv:  Notieo is hereby given that I, William Grlflll.hu,  Intend lo claim the interests in the following  named mineral claims formerly held by !���'. 11.  ���Salisbury, on which ho has neglected to pay his  sharo of the expenses of tho annual assessment  work.   To wit: ���  A one-half (1) Interest in tho "Hunker Hill"  mineral claim.  A one halt (1) interest in the *'Sullivan"mlnoral  claim.  Aone-half (J) intcrcstin tho "Kidclity" mineral  claim.  All tho adjoining claims, ituatcd on the west  fork of the north fork of Salmon rivor, In tho  Nelson Mining Division,  This action is taken under Section II of Chapter 4.1, of the sUitut.es of 185)9 and amendments of  WOO. WILLTAJ1 li. TOWNSKN'I).  ���  Agent for William C'rillltlm.  _A_.    JB_DTSTJEC3_A.X_)_  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paporhangors.  Full lino of wall paper, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mlning and Tinting.   Strictly (lrat-elass  work.  Estimates fumlshqcL   Residence Mill Streot,   M17T QfllM    R    T  Opposlt-Sohool House   Kli__-i_)'_��l"��J,  XJ. *U.  Iktrsic.  Mrs. D.-'U. Murray,"graduate in vocal and instrumental muBlc. is now prepared to recelvo  pupils for instruction iu voice culture, ll-ilian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Josephine and  Vernon street.  NOTICE  Anybody knowing tho whereabouts of Richard  Morton will confer a favor upon his anxious and  enquiring relatives by communicating tho sumo  to the undersigned who Is in direct communication with them.  JAME9 WILKS.  Secretary Nelson Minora' Union  TEADES   UNIONS.  ���M"EIaSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96, W. F. b  ���"*' M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, northeast corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, Presidont. Jame  Wilkes. Seorotary. Union Scale ok W���gk_  for Nelson District���Per shift, machine  mon, -J3.50: hammorsmen miners. $3.35; muckers,  carmen, shovolers and other underground labors  ers, ?3.00. - ,  OlRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���Tho regu-  ���*��� lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on the  flrst and third Thursday of oach month, at  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe. President. J. H. Mathe-  son, Seorotary.  rpHE regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union  ���*��� aro held on .Wednesday,evening of each  week, at 7 o'clock, in the Miners' Uniou hall corner Victoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robinson, President.   James Colling, Socrotary.  "DARBERS" UNION.-Nelson Union. No. 198. of"  -tJ tho International Journeymen. Barber sin-  ion of America, meets overy first and third Monday of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner  of Victoria and Kootonay street^*,, at 8:30 p.m.  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to  attend. R. McMahon, preside': J. H. MaHie-  son. (���ecretnry-treasurer; J.C. Gaidncr.recoiding  SGcretary. ���  ���DRICKLAYERS AND MASONS' UNION.  ���*-��   The Bricklayers and Masons' International.  Union No. 3 of Nolson meets pecoud and fourth ���  Tuesdays in each month at Minors  Union hall. _  J. W. Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary.  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro  tectivo Union, No. 8121, A. K of L., meets in  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-  -kerand Kootenay streeta, every Monday evening  ���al7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Ameri-.  .can   Federation   cordially  invited   to attend.  James Mathewt Presidont   .lohn  Robert.-*, le-  cordlng secretary.  ���VTELSON PAINTERS' UNION���Tho-regular  ���" mooting of tho Painters' Union in held  the first and third Fridays in each month at Minors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. H. Afdlwurd,  President; Will J. Hatch. Secrotary.  PLASTERERS' UNION���Tho O. P. I. A. No,  x     172, meets every Monday evening in  tho  Elliot block, corner Raker and Stanloy streets, at  8 o'clock.   J. D. Mover, provident: Donald aMc--  Loan. ���uanrntjR.ry'  COOKS' AND WAITRHS' UNION-Rpgular  meetings on the spcond and'fourth Tliur_-  dayriof each month, ut8o'clock in Minors' Union  hall. Visting brethem cordially invited. (.'. F.  Hell, president; J. P. Forestell, <secictary  treasuror. -    -  '     ST  -a I  -.1  *JJ"71  -<1  ^11  -**- >  -*l  ''     .\  I   *-  ��  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.  NELSON IX)DGE, NO. 23, "A. K. & A. M.  Meets second Wednesday In oach mouth.  Sojourning.brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No,  25, Knights of Pythias, meetsln>I.O. O. K.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootonay streets, every  ..Tuesday, evening-at 8;o'olock.-rVfaiUndrKnlghtK)  oordially invited to Attend. "F.J. Rradloy, C. C;  J. A.-I'aquotta3, K.Of R. & S.  ELSON I_ O. L., No. 1C92, meets in LO. O. V.  Hall, corner Baker nnd Kootenay streeta,  1st and 3rd  Friday  of  each  month.   Visiting  brethern=cordlaUy-Invitedr=Ri=Robinson.-\V. _��,_  W. Crawford, Recording-Secretary.  -SHEBIFFS: SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson, in Wen  Kootenay, to wit:  By virtuo of a writ of fleri-fneias, issued out of  the Supreme Court of Uritith Columbia, at tho  suit ot the Hank of Montreal, plaintiffs, and to  me directed, against tho goods and chat  tels of tho TrtO Friends: Mine, Limited  Liability, defendant*, I have- seized and  taken in execution all tho right, title and Interest  of the said defamdants, Two Friends Mino. Limited Liability, in the mineral claim known as  und called "Two Friends,"situated on tho di\ ido  between-Lemon and Springer creeks, on tiie oisl,  slopo of Lemon creek, located on the 3N!.d ly of  July, A. I'.18!Vi. and recorded in tho ofllce of Iho  mining recorder for the Slocan Cliy Mining Division of the Wort Kootonay District, on the 10th  day of August, A. D. 1SU5; and also all the ri��{ht  title nnd interest of the said defendants. Two  Friends Mino, Limited Liability, in sixty (00) ton��  of ore, moro or less, mined from the minoral  claim "Two Friends," and now upon the property : To recovor tho sum of two thousand and  oighty-nine dollars und eighty-five centa (82,089-  .80) together with.interuston two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents (82080 :U)  at six per centum por annum, from tho 26th day  of Septombor, WOO, until payment, besides slier  lira poundage, oftloer's fees, and all other legal  incidental expenses: All of which I shall expose  ���for sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at the front of my olllco  next to tho court house, in.the city ot Nelson. II.  C, on Friday tho 2fith day of. October, A. D., WOO  at the hour of cloven o'clock in tho forenoon.  Noth.���Intending purchasers will satisfy them*  selves as to interest nnd title of the said defendants.  Dntcd nt, Slocan City tho 12th dny of October,  1901'.  ���S. 1'. TUCK:, Shoritl'ot South Kpotonay-  Tho above sale is postponed until Monday, the  2GUiday of Novomhor, l'JOO, at tho same placo  and hour. S. P. TUCK,  Sheriff of South Kootenay.  Tho above sale is further postponed until  Friday the 21st. day of December, 1900,.at the  same placo and hour.  S. P. TUCK.  Shorifl'of South ICootenav.  "COMPANIES ACT 1897."  Not ico is hereby given Ihnt the appointment of  .lohn Malllson Williams ns^attorney of * Tho  Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining Company,  Limited.", and of. his substitute, Charles w.  Graham Browning, has been revoked,-and that  Gabriel Lucien Robert Weyl, accountant of Nelson, II. C, has boon, appointed as tho now attorney of the said .company, and- the registered  ofllce of tho company has beea. changed to Observatory street. Nelson. B. C.  ELLIOT & LENNIE,  Solicitors for the Company.  Dated this 20th day of November, A. D��� 1900. THE TRIBUNE:   NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY  DECEMBER 4 1800  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.  .. FMeform 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  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in virtue of the Act of  the Dominion Parliament, 63 and 64 Victoria, Chapter  103 and Chapter 104, the name of  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OF HALIFAX  o will be changed to  ^bcliRo^al UBanfe of Canafca  from and after  the Second day of January, 1901.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  E.  La PEASE,  General Manager.  217 AND 210 BAKER STREET, NELSON.  STOVES!  I  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.   Results unequalled  ��n any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COM PA NY  i>  .m   m  ?'2*>a_-*��  The Point.  ... TO   BE ...  CONSIDERED IN BUYING GROCERIES  \&  9  k  Quality First  is a  w  Then you may take up the  |      $�� question of -�����v>��w\*i  $ Cheapness  W and when you" know that quality and cheap-  Si ness are the first points we consider in our  to business you will not wonder why it is that  to we supply the best class of trade in the city,  56 and supply it in a manner which has proven  to to us that quality and cheapness, blended with  to a little courtesy and promptness of delivery, are  j��� the main and essential points which have built  to UP for- us the reputation we now feel proud of  to  if. *���_:_:*��***������*�����*:-���  to  WM7-ffUNTER^&  Groceries, Crpckery.  to  to  jP(/Vl   ABERDEEN  BLOCK,   BAKER STREET.  *Bsaesa��srattS"%_r.'s-*---;*�� p"-^-,  -NELSON  3.��_*.  #  THE  BEST IS ANOTHER NAME  ��� . . . FOR  THE ...  "Regal Brand"  TEAS,  COFFEES,  SPICES,  EXTRACTS and   BAKING   POWDERS  M^ & Caldwell  *-  SOLE AG-ENTS.  CITY LOCAL NEWS  ' G. B.WGraham o_ Winnipeg,  station and weighing inspector of  tlie C. P. ft., was in-the city yesterday on business. ���  Judge'Form left today to preside  at a county court sitting in Fort  Steele. P. E. Wilson went along to  take a couple of the Cases on the  docket.  The soft weather has dampened  the ardor of hockey players somewhat and indefinitely postponed  the opening of the season. The  local men will reorganize, however,  as soon as certain correspondence  now under way is closed.  John F. Holden, superintendent  of the Tamarac mine on Springer  creek, is in the city today.. He  states that the property is looking  well and that the fine body of ore  located' sometime ago is holding  good and improving with develop:  ment. ,   -''/.'";- . ��� ������������'������ -- ;: ���;  Raising the Star.  Superintendent Bulger of the  G. P. It. shipyards, has a couple of  barges .and a crew of men at work  raising the tug Red Star which  went aground-between the Nelson  Ice company's and C. P. It. slips,-in  the big storm. When the Star  first struck she was notcbadly damaged, but in the first efforts to float  her a section of -the keel was torn  oil. She will now be raised and the  damage repaired. The craft will  be.put in commission again.  Laborers' Mass Meeting.  The Independent Labor party  will take its turn at spellbinding in  tlie opera house tonight and the  faithful are looking for a rousing  meeting. Candidate Foley, who  heads the aggregation of orators,  arrived in the eity last night and is  in fine fettle for the big rally of  the campaign. lie will be supported  by .lames Wilks and Alexander  Dick of Slocan City. Arrangements have been made to reserve  seats for ladies and the fair sex is  invited to attend.  The Red Front Grocery-  aWVWtAMKt  BAKER  STREET  ROSSUAND   BrVQIISBBRIIVG   WORKS  y cunliffb & 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 thoroughly overhauled and is as good  hh new c  1 12"'xlS" Ingersoll-Sargcant Air ComprcsFor, listed at 3 drills.  1 Vertical Air Receiver. 8'x*'*, 5-10" Bhell, 3" heads, complete with all fittings-  1 (�� h. p. Return Tabular Boiler, /*'xl2', J" heads, 82 3" tubes, tested to 18011) cold water pressure,  (i:** heavy 30" smokestack, and all other flittings complete.  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or wiite us before you buy for complete list.  We  .may havo just, what you want.  Agents for Northoy Pumps.  P.  O.  Box 198.  Stock carried.  THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  A Bash Remark.  After the proceedings at the  court house on Saturday when  Adolpii Gooderow was fined $50 for  an infringement of the liquor regulations, the defendant was rash  enough to remark "I'll fix you" to  Elizabeth McGregor, one of the witnesses called for tlie prosecution.  For so doing he was rearraigned  -yesterday-and-chai'ged=-with=using-  threatening language. Gooderow  was bound over in bonds of $200 to  keep the peace for twelve months.  Kokanee Still Queen.  From the reports current along  the water front it would seem as  though the steamer Kokanee of the  0. P. R. fleet is still queen of the  lake in point of speed. The report  is that on Saturday the Kaslo,  recently built by the lv. It. &. N.  Go. to steam 20 knots an hour,  waited for the Kokanee and that  the two boats had a race for blood  from Woodbury creek to Kaslo, a  distance of approximately ten  miles. The C. P. It. men assert that  the Kokanee tied up at Kaslo five  minutes before the Kaslo and are  more than proud of their pet  steamer's performance.  Died in Nome  Thomas Madden was notified yesterday of the death of his  brother  Hugh -at   Nome.    Full  particulars  have not been received as yet, but  it is understood that deathwits the  outcome   of   an   attack   of   pneumonia.    The sad intelligence will be  received with keen regret by the  old residents of Nelson, the late Mr.  Madden having been  one  of   the  best     known   .and     most   highly  esteemed pioneers of the city.    He  came to Nelson in 1889 from Quebec   and   resided   here   for   three  years, being identified in business  with his brother Thomas.   Afterwards the deceased was in business  .at Nuku.p and Trail and  went to  the Yukon with the  rush  iu  1897,  locating at Dawson.     When   the  stampede to Nome commenced last  year Mr. Madden went into the new  country and engaged in business.  At Nome and Dawson his business  ventures "were crowned witli success. A brother, Antony, is looking after his interests in Dawson at  the present time. Deceased was 41  years of age and leaves a widow in  Quebec. '  A Deal Pending  It-is reported that A. Lapointe  and the other owners of the Great  Dane group in the St. Mary's country have received an offer of $50,000  for the property from the representatives df an English syndicate.  The claims are the Great Dane,  Fisher and White Star, four miles  ovei* the Sawyer pass on the St.  Mary's river, and are said to be  amongst the most promising propositions in the district.-  MininK Eecords.   ���  Yesterday"s mining records were :  Transfers���Tlie Marble Edge claim  at Kootenay Grossing, by Edward  Duchesnay to"E. C. Arthur; a quarter interest .in the Kalispolle claim  and a third in the Alta, a mile and  a half south of Hall Siding, by O.  B. Bobbins-to Elizabeth Stevens,  consideration $.00.  Locations-���The J. M., about dve  miles northwest of Nelson, by  George C. Ilinton; the 17. C., same  location, by V. P. Wiescnthal, the  Rainstorm and Snow, li- miles  south of .Ymir, by Frank Crowe;  the Maggie; on the north fork of  Barrett creek, by W. C. Higgius.  Certificates of; work���To Frank  Dick on the Ling, Port Natal , and  Elba; to the Referendum Free Gold  Mining and Milling Company on the  Golden Gross, Referendum aud  Katie, to A. IT. Kelly on the Gold  Bell.      t     *-- .  Certificates of improvements���  To E. E. Arthur on the Marble Edge  claim.   Another Big Success.  ��� For the first time since his visit  to Nelson professor Alexander  charged an admission to his lecture  last night, but the fact did not deter a splendid audience gathering  to hear his" discussion on "Love,  Courtship'.and Marriage." The  subject was handled humorously  and at the same time a series of  wholesomejtruths were brought out  in a manner calculated to impress.  The subjects examined were Misses  Blauey and Johnson arid Messrs.  Boie and Blauey. Professor Alex-  jindei^illlrio.ty.eife  cause of -the Independent Labor  party's rally at the opera house,  but on Wednesday night he concludes his visit to Nelson with a  lecture on how to read character.  This address he regards as one of  the most interesting and entertaining in his repertoire. It consists,  briefly, of an explanation of the  system of deduction by which a  subject's character is delineated  from the shape of his nose, the  color of his eyes, the size and contour of the month and chin, etc.  The lecture will undoubtedly be a  treat,  TOBONTO. STOCK EXCHANGE.  MONDAY'S   QUOTATIONS.  stock. Asked.  Athabasca fi   a 50   i  B. C. GoldFields  3J  Black Tall '.  fl  Brandon & Golden Crown  8  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate.. 8}  Cariboo (MeKinney)    -    01  Cariboo Hydraulic      1 48  ���    -     ���       i 4{)       SI 50    2"    8  us  .'...'.". Hi    3}  ..... !>S    8  Centre 8tar    Crow's NeatPass Coal.  Deer Trall-Cjjnaolldated  Evening star. ;...  Falrvlew Corporation..,  Golden Star':..;   Giant;.... ;....  Iron Mask...   Jim Blaino   King   KnoTi Hill.  m  s  in.  -a  3  (--.  7"  Lone Pine-SurprlscConsolidated..  Moule Christo   Montreal Gold Fields   Montreal & London   Morning Glory   Morrison   Noble Five  fi  North Star  Oii  Novelty      _?j  Old Ironsides  70  Olive       ' ifl  Payne  71)  Princess Maud  :'  Rambler-Cariboo Cons.lidated ... 2(i'  Republic  ��.*{.  Slocan Sovereign  7  Virtue..'  2_1  War Kagle Consolidated      1 03  .Waterloo ; ;  :*  Whit* Bear  '4J-'  Winnipeg  4  Bid.  S 1 60  2i  K  fi  74  45  1 41  1 43  54 SO  ol  44  *ii  *n  r  20  4  4  :_  ; i  T  4  4  tt-i  14  40  10  74  1  a,  f>0  ���>  24  i 014  ���u  ���n  ii*  ���2j'  -EEL.   Jb__J"3_!r~J��! IE?;S   &o   C/O-  -"���T-SiiiaSO-sr *__\__.s_"_o s_5__sr__��o_s*r  STOVES!   STOVES!    STOVES!  .      HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND, STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for % Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TKLEPHONK 27 Store, Corner Baker and Joscphino Stroe  PERSONAL.  John McLaren of Greenwood is at  the Madden House.  ?], L. S. Redely of Kaslo is  regis-  torod at Mie Queen's Hotel.  E. G. Woodford of London, flng-  land, is n jjxesl. at the Hold lluiue.  Robert Madden of Slocan City is  sponditiij a couple of days in the citv.  J. Cuthbert Welch  of Trail and  D. C. Johnston of Everett. Washington, arc at  the Hotel Phair.  .T. N". Gambo, who lias a contract  for development at lhe Alexandra Dillcy property on Six-mile creek, is in the city today.  Percy Dickinson, manager of the  Warner Miller Syndicate's properties, is in tlie  city today. He is accompanied hy II. G. Kingsbury, tho syndicate's engineer.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax*.  Wanted���At Hotel Phair a good  steady man to act as yard man and night porter.  All kinds of ordinary sewing done  at reasonable price3.   Apply 2.11  Latimer street.  Hack   calls  left at   tho   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35.  Don't forget the Nelson Furniture  Store has good values in lace curtains, ��1.00  a pair.  For Rent���Store in Tremont  Hotel block. Apply lo Malone & Tregllliis,  Tremont hotel.  Wanted���Position as bookkeeper  or any clerical position. Good inferences. Apply  T. B. C. Tribune ollice.  For     sale���thoroughbred     fowl,  White Leghorn cockerels and pullcK Apply  A. B.. posloillco box 171.  Wanted���Girl forhousewoikjbest  wages paid. ��� Apply to "Mrs. Schermcrliorn.  Water street, near O'Xeill's grocery.  Large  well   furnished   rooms to  let. Apply rooms 1 pil ri Macdonald building,  corner Josephine, and Vernon streets.  For Sale���Piano by Kvans  Bros.,  Ingcrsoll. Cos"; ?."��).->.00. Natural oak Mulsh.  Wcat oll'ei-s (  Apply \V, this olllce.  There are Still lots of good bargains in carpels at The Nelson I'liniitui-e Store,  40 cents per yard and up,  Good unfurnished rooms for rent  cheap, front aud back doors, with woodshed.  Apply Mrs. Knapp, opposite Phair Hotel.  For Sale���A new house, very convenient,- modern improvements, easy terms. Au-  ply A. K. Clarke, Stanley and (Jarbonale streets  French gentleman wants furnished room in family where he could lea'-n  Knglish. No ob.icclion to teaching French In  return.   Address Boxilfi, Nelson.  Complete   furniture of   a seven  room house for sale en bloc, a snap, villi privilege of renting house at ���J-fi per month. Victoria  street, two minutes f'oin post ofllce. Apply  'B. M. A���"c.i-c Tribune Ofllce,  Employment wanted by a young  man for a few hours every day, either morning,  afternoon or evening; any capacity. Apply A.  (*., room 7, Viatorn block, cornor Iiaker and  Jo cphinc streets.  It Counts in Results  Tlie particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs  are our specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness in  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table. :  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone \0^_______________Z        185 Baker Street  #  to  to  to  to  Y^'-  '���/_?���  mmn  m  $5 Silks for $3.50  ������  __  to  to  to  Here is your opportunity to secure a ball dress  at cost. Our stock of evening dress silks is the  largest in Nelson. In fact it is much larger than  we can afford to carry. We need money more  than we do the goods, and Tor this reason are  prepared to make a sweeping cut in prices. For  the present week we will offer any silk dress  length in the house at cost. Here are some of  our sample prices: $5 silks at $3.50; $3.50  silks at $2.25; and $3 silks at $1.90.  Martin O'Reilly & Co.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  -.m  HOUSTON   BLOCK,  NELSON.  Ask Your Grocer,  for New  SWEET   CIDER  for Mince Pies.  CIDER VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  READY FOR WINTER  Just received a large  consignment of  English Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  THEO.   MADSON  BAKER STREET.  Queen Quality Oxfords,  $2-50  IDEAL  PATENT  KID  For Parties  and  Dancing.  Much lighter.  and more  flexible than  "patenrleathef:  Weddings  Yc.i, Weil'liiiR.s, and f|iiito a few. Oh, what  .shall I give them I Do not worry over tho  matter, but. come in and see us at once. We  will kIvo you .hint the right tblng and at.  in-ices that will suit, evcryunu.  Having Secured the  Sole Agency for the  Famous  PATENAUDE  BROS  Jewelers and Watchmakers  BAKER     STREET,      NELSON  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.  HONDI   CEYLON   TEA  Wo have just received a-large-consignment of tlio  celebrated Hondi tea, direct from tJie gardens. It is  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.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  OUR  A.KK  FIL-raKS  KILTERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OUR CLOSKSTS  AUK NOISKLKSS  !'o drop ms a pont card that we may call and give estimates,  Jever   have any plumbing done until you h;  .._    It saves many dollars.  ave Been our goods and our prices.  PJd-l-QSWCK,  STRACHAN BROTHERS. Plumbers  ���M

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