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 '" - -%���_  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  FRIDAY MOENING DECEMBER H 1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  But Are Extremely Reticent About Divulging Any of  Their Proceedings to the Reporters.  WILL DEVELOP TOAD MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES-OTHER NEWS  W. Dennis was found unconscious,  from a blow on the' head, when his  train reached Texarkana. Until he  recovers no description of the robbers can be secured. Two men  have been arrested on suspicion at  Naples, Arkansas, but no trace of  the plunder was found on them.  THE RAILROAD PROGRAMME  'i  The   Mine   Owners'   Association  Was in convention all  day yesterday aud it is understood that business of considerable importance to  the organization was under discussion, though the members decline to  divulge auy particulars of tlie business.   Last night   the   association  dined at the Hotel Hume and spent  a jolly evening.   The matter of se-  ��� curing a market for silves-lead ores  is of much interest .it the present  time in view of the fact that the  American  Smelting   Company has  declined  to   accept  further   shipments or renew old  contracts  on  the original basis.   This condition  of affairs was foreshadowed by J.  N. Hill, junior manager of the Spokane Falls & Northern' road on his  trip through the Kootenays a few  months ago.   He predicted that the  smelters across the line which were  using lead ores as a flux were so  overstocked that producers would  shortly require to iind another outlet for their product.   This condition of affairs exists today and it  remains  to  be   seen   whether the  combine is simply  firing the preliminary    gun   iu    a    movement  to   advance   -rates    or     whether  their       excuse      of      over-stocks  .-.?_ based on actual conditions.  When the combine went into  elt'ect the mine owners naturally  looked for a squeeze in, rates, and  because the advance was not immediate they have not had reason to  -. change this opinion. If a combine  does not advance charges, wherein  is the advantage of combination,  ask tlie mining men, and in the recent stand taken by tlie combine  smelters they see the first turn of  tlie screw. "1 do not anticipate the  American smelters will, continue to  refuse lead ores," remarked a prominent member of the Mine Owners' Association yesterday. "They  will make much ado about tho  slump in lead and enormous overstocks of lead ores, and then concede to the producers by taking  their ore again at an advance of a  couple of dollars iu charges, thereby  cleaning up a couple of million's  annually over and above the 30 per  cent profit they now rake off without taking a tithe of the chances  incidental to mining." How to  fight this advance is a matter  which lies with the mine owners,  but the success of their efforts will  be watched with interest.  funds  secure  claims.    Since   then  been done with the  in     surveying,  crown    grants  etc.,  for  to  the  nothing   has  property, but  Mr. Adams promises to start work  in the near,future with a view to  determining the merit of the proposition. Fine copper float is found  all over the claims, but up to the  present time nothing has been discovered in the shape of a permanent  lead, although this doubtless exists.  The nature of the ground is such  that any development to be successful must be on a large scale. Under  Mr. Tlastie's management the  Rambler-Cariboo has advanced to  the leading rank of Slocan properties. It is a constant shipper of  high-grade ore and has paid $105,-  000 in dividends. The mine is in a  high state: of development, much  ore is in sight and. it is regarded as  one of the big properties in the  camp.  Will Not Take Action.  In response to a query, J. Roderick Robertsou informs The Tribune  that the London & B. C. Gold Fields  will do nothing this winter toward  acquiring the Olds property, one of  the best known propositiuns iu the  Kettle river country. The London  & B. C. had an option on the group  during November and put a small  crew of men to work. Their decision to take no further action this  winter is not actuated by any lack  of confidence in the merit of the  property and it is understood, that  a hitch in the negotiations led up  to this outcome. Report has it  that last year the Messrs. Olds refused a bond of .$100,000 from a well  known Nelson mining man and went  to England to place the property.  Failing in this an option was  offered the London & B. C. at considerably less than the first offer  received.  Owns a Nelson Property.  W. Hastie Adams, manager and  one of the large stockholders of the  Rambler-Cariboo mine in the Sandon camp, who is in attendance at  the Mine O wners' Association, is the  principal owner of the group of  claims controlled by the Palls View  Mining. Company in the Nelson  camp. The company owns four or  five claims in the copper-gold belt  on Toad mountain. A couple of  years ago Mr. Adams bought in  the   stock,   and  expended enough  TORONTO   STOCK   EXCHANGE.,  THURSDAY'S   QUOTATIONS.  stock.                                       Apked.  Bid.  Athabasca $   0 00  $ I 50  B. C. Gold Fields          3  2*-  Black Tail         12  ��  Brandon & Golden Crown          !)  4  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate...         S\  71  Cariboo Hydraulic       1 f>0  1 45  Centre Star ;...     1 41  .1 33  Crow's Nest Pass Coal    C- 03  5-1 00  California           R  4  Fairview Corporation           li  2  Golden Star          2J  2.  Giant          **  21  20  Knob Hill         ��5  50  Lone I'ine-StirpriseCousolidutcd..         8  i     5  Morning Glory          7  4  Morrison          Hi  n  Noble Fivo          4  2  -North _tf��i*; -         !*<>  !H  Old Ironsides         70  ���m  Olive         IS  101  Payne         7S  72  i'riiicesfl Muud          3  1  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ...        2.i3  24  Republic    IK*  SO  Vananda.           _i  n  Virtuo         33  29  War Kaglo Consolidated      1 05  1 021  2  White Bear.....           4i  4  Winnipeg          3i  1  SALES.  5000 Whito Boar....   9   U  4  5000 White Bear   1000 Whito Bear   4  5000 Whito Bear....'   ... 4 .  1000 Whito Hoar.....   H  1000 Whito Bear   1000 White Boar..   3"  5'0 now Trail   if  2_  THE TWO THOUSAND MILE  Mark Almost Beached.  New Yoiik, December 13.���Narrowed down to six sore, battered  and stained riders, the six days' bicycle race in Madison Square Garden now becomes a contest of the  nations. At midnight tonight, or  the beginning of the fifth day of  the contest, only one American  team was left in the race���Elkes &  McFarland-���-who, with Pierce and  McEachern, the Canadians, had covered 1827 miles and four laps. Elkes  and Pierce were the freshest men of  the six, but they were showing  weakness signs with each revolution  of their wheels. McFarland is a  wreck and is kept upon his wheel  only by the greatest prodding of  his trainers.  All day today a doctor was in  c***<stant attendance on him, taking  cuieofhis lame leg, the result of  the hard fall last night. Elkes and  McFarland  and   Pierce    and  Mc  Eachern led the French team, Gou-  golitz and Simar, by only one lap,  and the dogged determination and  frightful bursts of speed which  Gougolit*-*. shows at times makes  natural the opinion, that barring  his cuts and bruises there is still  lots of vitality left in him for the  final wind-up.  At 1 o'clock the score stood:  Elkes and McFarland 184 7.3, Pierce  and McEachern 1847.3, Simar and  Gougolitz 1847.2, Fisher and Fredericks 1840.7, Kaser and Ryser  1840.7, Waller and Stinson 1846.7,  Babcock and Arenson 1465.5, Turville and Gimm 1456.8. The leaders  were 35 miles and one lap behind  the record at 1 a. m.  Bobbed the Mail Car.  Texarkana, Arkansas, December  13.���The mail on the north bound  Cotton Belt passenger train was  looted between Bassetts, Texas, and  this city today. Several registered  mail pouches were cut open and the  contents carried away. It is understood that the pouches contained  several valuable packages en route  from  Memphis.   Mail  clerk  John  An Alarming Eumor.  Londom, December 14.���The Daily  Express publishes a rumor of a serious disaster to the British arms.  According to the report the Boers  attacked the camp of general  Clements in the Barberton district  and captured the camp, killing a  number of British officers and  taking prisoners all the British  troops, including four companies of  the Northumberland Fusileers. The  story is _ not confirmed in any  quarter and is not generally believed.         Over 200 Drowned.  Canton, China, December 13.���  The~ falling overboard of a man  on a passenger boat on the "West  river, near Ho Kan, led to a rush of  400 passengers to the side of the  vessel, which caused her to sink.  Over 200 persons -were drowned.  CONSULTATION OF OFFICIALS IN  NELSON.  W. F. Tye, Chief Construction Agent,  Spends a Week on This Division  ���Contemplated Work.  CRIME RAMPANT IN PARIS  CLOSING OF EXPOSITION CAUSES  MUCH SUFFERING.  Street Cars on  Suburban Lines Not  Operated After 8:30 on Account  of Danger From Holdups.  Paris, December 13.���The close  of the exposition, throwing thousands who were dependent upon it  for   a   living   in the streets, has  created   abnormal   criminal   conditions in Paris and has directed  attention to the dangerous state of  affairs.    The outlying quarters are  infested by bands of footpads and  hoodlums, who terrorize the residents.   The papers are filled  with  accounts of their nightly exploits.  A gang of thieves recently held up  a street car in a populous district  and robbed- the passengers,  while  an   important   electric    car    line  serving the suburbs of   St. Denis  and St. Ouen has refused to run its  cars later than 8:30 in the evening  on account of the danger, and it  was announced today that the prefect of police had directed to place  a couple of policemen on each street  car running in  the suburbs  after  8:30   p.m., and that   he had also  directed to create a special corps  of picked men to   be stationed in  the dangerous wards, such as the  ward   where the dead_ body^was  receutlylSiscoveredy  Moreover, in order to secure murder clues the police for several  nights have raided the disorderly  districts and have made large hauls  of criminals wanted on other  charges. A raid last evening led to  347 arrests. In fairness it must be  said that the present condition of  crime is largely due to the number  of workmen, street hawkers and  others who came to Paris attracted  by the exposition and are now  walking the streets out of work. It  is estimated by the.,statistician of  the Central Labor Bureau that in  25 trades 21,000 out of 51,000 are  out of work. The officials of the  prefecture of police calculates that  there are 22,000 sufferers from the  closing of the exposition who have  joined the criminal army.  Would Abrogate the Treaty.  "Washington, December 13.���  Senator Money introduced a resolution in the senate today providing'  authority for the abrogation of the  Clayton-Bulwer treaty by diplomatic negotiations. Following is  the text of it: Resolved, that the  president of the United States be  respectfully requested to consider  the expediency of opening negotiations with the government of Great  Britain for the abrogation of the  Clayton-Bulwer treaty, with the  assurance that such action on his  part will meet with the hearty consent and support of the senate.  Grise Elected.  Welland, Ontario, December 13.  ���At the by-election in Welland  county for the Ontario legislature  today, Grise, the government candidate, was elected by about 100 majority.  W.   F.   Tye,   chief construction  engineer for the C. P. R., left for  the east this morning after spending a week on this division. During  his visit Mr. Tye wbs* in  close consultation with- the local magnates  of the road and the general impression is that the building programme  for 1901 was under consideration,  particularly as John G. Sullivan,  chief engineer bf the province, and  A.- F.  Proctor, assistant engineer,  were -constantly with Mr. Tye' -  -It  has been intimated that the recommencement of work on the Lardo  road and certain* wprk on the main  line   at. Field, together with' the  taking over of. the-jBalfour extension were among'tKe leading items  discussed and it would surprise no  one to learn that other lines,  possibly   one   to tap^the St.  Mary's  country were also considered.   The  surveying party which went into  the Lardo a couple \pf months ago  to continue the road west to Arrowhead from Trout Lake has finished  its   survey   and   the  engineers in  charge   were-, closeted  here for a  time   with   Mr.-  Tye.     While   no  definite   announcement, has   been  made regardihglthe Lardo road, indications are not wanting that the  road   is to' be completed.     Some  Loss to the Country.  Toronto Telegram.  Independence would have gained  a victory by the election  of Chris.  Foley  in   Yale-Cariboo   against a  Sifton Liberal and a C. P. R. Tory.  Labor has so-called representatives  in parliament like Ralph Smith, M.  P., and A. W.  Puttee, M. P., who  cling to the coat tails of the government which helps them to the  head   of   the   poll.     But   Messrs.  Smith and Puttee are no more, representative   of   labor   than  E.  F.  Clarke, M. P., or A. B. Ingram, M.  P.   Neither   Mr.   Clarke   nor   Mr.  Ingram poses as a labor representative, but they are at least as true  to the cause as Ralph Smith and A.  W. Puttee, who run as friends of  labor and act as hide-bound  backers of the government. The speeches  of    Mr.    Foley    in    Yale-Cariboo  marked him out as a conspicuously  able man, aud the labor  men of  that great district have no reason  to be ashamed either of him  or of  his fight.   Their defeat yesterday  is sure to be turned into an early  victory, and they did well to go  down with their principles, instead  of trying to elect a sham representative by dickers and deals with  either the government or opposition.  -  HOW CHINESE COOT LEFT PElf  Additional Details of the Escape of the Emperor and.  Empress Dowager. '-���-��,������/  GENERAL  PROVINCIAL AND   DOMINION   NEWS   NOTES  - >*---rl  ' '���'-"$ l  *   '*<B  M'GOVERN IS THE CHAMPION  GANS   KNOCKED   OUT   IN    TWO  BOUNDS  LAST NIGHT.  light will probably be cast on the  matter a few weeks hence when it  will be seen whether or not the  company.starts wbr_o_ the - wharf  at the Kootenay lake terminal. This  undertaking will naturally be  carried out at low water and its  commencement will be regarded as  evidence prima facie of the company's intention to start work in  the spring.  The Balfour extension is not yet  completed so far as the construction department is concerned and  engineer Procter, who built the line,  has a couple of week's work before  the line can be turned over to the  operating  department.   After the  recent storm when the barge service   between   Kootenay  Landing  and Nelson was disorganized the  operating department called on the  construction branch to allow .them  the use of the road in order that  by   saving   half the,! distance, the  barges might   make   double  trips  daily instead of single trips as is  _the^case-under=theexisting-arrange-=  ments.   The request could not be  complied with and the operating  outfit had to get along as best they  could with  the old service, which  they did with' extra hustling.   On  January 1st the C.'P. R. is  to assume control of the section of road  between Nelson and Five-mile point,  acquired by purchase from the Nelson" & Fort Sheppard, and as the  construction people turn over the  balance of the extension to Procter  about the same time they can use  the road if desired.   In. event of  the present press of business, when  forty-five   cars are handled daily  between        Kootenay       Landing  and      Nelson,      continuing     the  line       will        be        used        for  transporting freight cars, thus .enabling the barges to make double  trips daily.   Unless the west arm  of the lake freezes over the passenger   service   is   not   likely   to   be  altered, as the present arrangement  is much more convenient for the  traveling public and saves a passenger train being placed* on the  run between Nelson and Procter.  The engineers claim the Balfour extension has the finest roadbed of  any section of the C. P. R. or any  other line in the west.  The completion of the road between Kootenay Landing and Procter is regarded as a thing of the  distant future. While continuation  of the line would give the company  an unbroken line of rails from Montreal to Nelson, the thirty miles or  so of road would cost in the neighborhood of $2,000,000 because of the  recent heavy rock cuts, and the  present exigencies of the service do  not warrant this heavy outlay,  which does not include any estimate  for the completion of the bridge  across the lake. ,  The Baltimore Boy Put   Up a Poor  Fight and Was Never in It  ���Fight by Bounds.  Chicago, December 13.���Terry  McGovern is now the undisputed  lightweight champion of the world.  He knocked out Joe Gans of-"Balti-  more after two minutes .and five"  seconds' fighting -in the second  round. Gans put up' a very poor  exhibition and was never in" it at  all.        McGovern   started   rushing  him at the sound  of the bell and  never let up till Gans was counted  out.   In   the   second  round   Gans  tried to fight a little at the opening, but soon resorted to his backing tactics, attempting to return no  blows, and was making no effort to.  block the hot ones which McGovern sent in on his mouth and face.  As he was rolled down  on the floor  time' after time after every rush  McGovern made he looked around  with   a    helpless    expression,    as  though he had  no idea where he  was.   The last knock-down he was  on-his back six seconds, then rolled  over' ou  his face,  rose to his left  knee and remained in that position  until tapped on the shoulder and  told that  the  fight was  over  and  that he was knocked out.  ===Round=^lt^&i_GbWra^re^=^witir  left.    He rushed Gans to the ropes,  pounding him hard ou the ribs with  his  left.     McGovern  missed right  and left.   McGovern sent Gans back  with left iu jaw, Gans uppercutting  under the heart.    Gans put right  and left to face.     McGovern  put  right and left to jaw, sending Gans  staggering with right and left, following him up with right and left.  McGovern sent Gans to ropes with  right and left to face.   McGovern  landed   right to   jaw,   staggering  Gans and nearly floored him with a  left to face.     Gans knocked down  with left to jaw.    Up at the count  of   seven.     Gans   knocked   down  again one second after bell  rung.  Gans taken to his corner in groggy  condition.    No claim of foul made  by Gans.  Round 2.���McGovern sent left to  face, knocking Gans down. McGovern landed right on jaw. McGovern landed hard right on ear  and left to mouth. McGovern  landed two lefts to face. Gans  knocked down with right to jaw,  taking full count. The minute he  was up McGovern rushed, knocking  him down again. Gans knocked  down again. Gans knocked down  again with right to the" jaw. Gans  knocked out.  As McGovern, smiling and waving  his hands, turned towards his  corner he was picked up in the  arms of his manager and seconds  and carried bodily to his corner. In  an instaut tlie ring was thronged  with cheering McGovern adherents,  who gathered around the Brooklyn  boy's corner and cheered him again  and again.  Gans had no excuse to offer for  his defeat. His seconds, however,  said he was over-trained and that  his stomach had been bad all day.  Victoria,    December   13.���Late  Oriental news gives some additional  and hitherto unpublished details regarding the escape of the Chinese  court from Pekin, published in the  the Chinese press from a well informed   Chinese   official.   The   account   states   that   the    emperor,  dowager empress and party were  insufficiently supplied with clothing and had no provisions of any  kind.   Accompanied by an armed  guard and'  eunichs they left the  northern gates of the city, where  their passage was disputed by soldiers in charge, while the gates were  choked with Chinese fleeing from  the city.   In order to prevent delay   and   cut   short    dispute   the  eunichs fired several volleys upon  the crowd, killing  a considerable  number, and the carts conveying  the imperial party were ultimately  driven forth from the city over the  bodies of the slain.   By evening the  cortege reached Husi-hi-Zien, where  a magistrate, Wu by name, came  forth to meet it and escorted his'  imperial guests to his yamen.  The empress was shivering with  cold and begged the magistrate to  supply her with additional clothing.  He replied that to his regret, being  Chinese, he had no Manchu female  attire   available,   whereupon    the  empi'ess said this was not the time  in which distinction should be made  between Manchu and Chinese and  that she was quite willing to don  Chinese - clothes. -  The  magistrate  then caused a number of garments  belonging to the widow of his de-  e'eased elder brother to be brought  and placed at  the disposal of the  empress, who was only too glad to  make use of them.   A repast was  quickly ' prepared,    of   which  the  imperial party partook.   This being  terminated the empress proceeded  to bewail her sad fate.    "Never before," she said, ''in the history of  the    dynasty   had    the   imperial  family suffered such dire humiliation   and   discomfort,"   blame for  which she did not hesitate to lay  upon   the   princes, ministers   aind  generals, who  had  by their  false  and misleading reports kept her in  ignorance of the progress of the  allies and the real state of affairs  until the very last moment.  The emperor is said to have  =miugledihis^tears_,vith=those-of=the'  empress and to have repeatedly  kowtowed before her, whilst the  magistrate himself could not refrain  from weeping over the sad plight  they were in. In consideration of  Wu's hospitable reception he was  promoted on the spot to the rank  of prefect and sent ahead preparing  tlie way for the imperial party  along the road to Tai Yuan Fu,  whilst his cook, whose effort to  please, evidently was satisfactory,  was ordered to accompany the empress on the journey with a view of  providing the court with suitable  food.  this week a_ad will  protest against  before   tlie   London  commerce.  ill make a strong^i'ig  the Lloyds actional  chamber. ���* of V#��  13.���The*>  Lord-Jr^  Butcher Boy Group Bonded.  Greenwood, December 13.���  [Special to The Tribune.]���Local  operators have bonded the Butcher  Boy group of six claims on the west,  fork of Kettle river to George  Sonneman, mining engineer of Spokane, for $100,000. Period of the  bond is one"year. Thejproperty adjoins the Carrai mine, on which the  last payment of $23,000 has just  been made. The vendors of both  groups were James and R. Kerr and  James Dale.  A Canadian Lloyds.  Montreal, December 13.���The  Star's London cable says it is understood that tlie Elder-Dempster  Steamship company has forwarded  to the Canadian government a tender for a fast Atlantic service. It  is assured on high authority that  the Canadian government has  definitely decided on* establishing a  Canadian Lloyds as the only way  of combating the British Lloyd discrimination in marine insurance  rates against the St. Lawrence.  The government will appoint a royal  commission to formulate plaus^  Hon. Mr. Dobel arrived in London  The Strathconas.  MoNTitEa\L, December  Star's London cable says:  Strathcona knows nothing of the.,  announcement received today..fro__.'f%>  Cape Town tliat colonel Steel of the}**".  Str.athconas had accepted a���divi--'y;��  sional command in Baden-Powell's^  constabulary. The announcement^  says he will return to South Africa'^  after taking the Strathconas". tb'i'J?  Canada. The date the Strathconas',^  will leave South Africa is unde-^l  cided, their period of service mot ^S  being up till February. .._'   ,;< '^fJ  ���--**>,.<,  **  _.��  In the Interest of -Farmers, *���'-  Gueli-ii, Ontario, December 13  A public meeting in connection"*-#j  with the fat stock show last nightVj  passed a resolution calling on the '  Dominion government to appoint ,'a"  commission with .full-power> to  regulate and control freight - rates'"***"*-,  on Canadian railways and rallot-3��&  ments of space and charges'-on'^  ships sailing -from Canadian ',portsJ%��  in the interests "of- Canadian ��'*?_  farmers. L \';\  ��� *��� %_M  ' Must Apologize.  Montr is al, December  -:-- '*MM  -    ''    < uvi.*"*sT  13.���Prin^gf  cipal Peterson of MeGill has threat-1^j"L  ened  to  expel    the   entire  secondyi-a  year class in medicine  unless "they ^l  apologize to Prof. McBride  for*-the'^  rather  rough  treatment   they ac- '*'?���  corded him  a few " days ' ago.',*: Mc- "Z-^i  Bride is unpopular.    The boys. say .,  they object "to  being  coerced,*-but>i|#if|  tlie matter  will  probably be ainic- '.  ably settled. y, , "'.>"?���'  Have All They Want: ; *' :#*  Montreal, December 13.���Hon." >v:  Robert Rogers, member of the-***:1;  Manitoba government, who is, here*'y  today, said that Manitoba had.all ^|  the Doukhobors and Galicians'sheyi.  wanted until it was learned by/C"  ���xetual observance what kind ofy  settlers these people made and if ..^  they could be assimilated.      "*-     - "' _':_  To Have a Smelter.  Kingston, Ontario, December 13. ' j  ���Kingston   is  to  have a $300,000     -  iron smelter in operation by Octo-    ;'*  bcr next. ''  PASSED THE AMENDMENT /  To the Canal Bill.  Washington, December  13.���In  accordance with previous agreement  the senate in executive session,took  a vote at 3 o'clock today on the  amendment to the Hay-Pauncefote  treaty, authorizing the United  States'to defend its interests in the  canal. Tlie senate did not close its  doors until 2 o'clock and there was  then left only one hour's time for  discussion of the provisions of the  amendment.- The vote was taken  by yeaa and nays, 05 votes being  cast in favor of the amendment  and 17 against it. After* the  amendment offered by the committee was passed upon various  other.amendments received the consideration of the senate for a short  time, but none of them was acted  upon. The amendment which attracted most attention was offered  by senator Elkins and is as follows:  " Nothing iu this treaty shall be  construed to prevent the United  States from acquiring sufficient  security and sovereignty of or to  prevent building forts, connecting  and maintaining and defending the  said canal or for auy other purpose  that the United States may deem  for its best interest."  What t_e Empress Wants.  London, December 11.���Information has reached Wu Cheng, viceroy, says the Shang-Hai correspondent of the Standard, that the empress dowager has agreed to accept  the following peace negotiations:  "The early return of emperor  Kwang Su to Pekin. indemnity to  the amount of 4,000,000,000 pounds,  the right of each legation to maintain a guard of 2000 troops and the  appointment of a foreign adviser to  each province of the einpirei*'  -!: 2  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C  FKlDAY DECEMBER 14 1900  0-0 ***_La^*��!___'B__t:fi__i:___;  ^���sr-srsr.^-^-^-e.^*^-*^^*  I Christmas  ti.  ti  ti  ti  a.  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  \i/  ti  ti  e ti  e_.  ��� O-  I Crockery     |0ur Groceries  ti /^_   ��� *    are   ��*" t*ie   fi"est   quality,  * China  -3____-_334-24rr_'fe'.-f'f'.'f-<r'-  ���  lh  Ua  Ua  kb  via  Ua  li/  Ua  U-  Ua  ��� ������ Ua  _  _  *J. In our China Department *  M| we have the largest and rich- *  viv est display ever shown in *  i|i the city.   The many pieces of *jj*  ART CHINA *  )il       and POTTERY J  /i\ '������  i!i so admired by all women, are JJ  ^'i here in abundance, and you {�����  .f.   r-annrvt  fnil   trt   nirk    Ollt   DreS- *jj  -n  *1**  1��  "T*  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  are of the finest quality, ti  and the goods are always ti  fresh. Our large sales en- ti  able us to keep the goods \J/  moving all the time. They ti  have no chance to become ti  stale. ti  ti  Biscuits  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  in abundance,  cannot fail to pick  out p  ents that will please.  DALTONWARE  COPENHAGEN  ST.  CLOUD  LIMOGES  i.  m  *f��  ����?  f-  i*��  m  ����  ***>  ���*>  **"���  i��  *��*i  ti  ti  ti  Peek, Frean & Company's to  from 25 cents to $1.35 per to  pound. Don't fail to see to  the choice assortment just to  opened up. to  ������- ��  Plum Pudding ��  your^l  $    low prices.  '.  ______ai_____t*.-*_��*--*._  to Goods are all marked in plain $  to figures, and  we invite  to inspection.  to  to  toll 1 7  to  to  to  to TELEPHONE  ->**^i_r.tr.^^sf-<5*-<&���*?�����?��� ^-^^  Crosse & BlackwelFs or to  Peek & Frean's, 11b, 40c; to  211), 75c; 311), $1.00 ; 41b, to  $1.25. Why trouble to make to  tHem- when you can buy to  such choice goods at such to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ffiite ��ri*mm<  ���rcn) __z___x___x  s___:_t___x  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  :__*���  From and after Oetober 1st, all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune  who are served by earrier will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the earrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .      .      .  Monthly, by carrier     .       .  Three Months, by carrier  Six Months, by carrier   .  One Year, by carrier     ..    ..  !   .55  1 00  2 60  6 00 c  .  10 00  fl  _______  It is the people against the little  clique of' professional aldermen, in  the coining municipal election, and  the people will win hands down*.  It js said that the only union  that Lhe Nelson Evening Miner can  n*ow~dra\v^on���is���Nelson-Lawyers-  Union No. 4, and that it, even, is  not unanimous in meeting the  drafts drawn against it to pay individual members of Nelson Typographical Union No. 310.  Tun organ of the Tax*Favadiug  Chinese and the Bonnington Falls  Power Company has placed a  fandidate in tho field for mayor.  The candidate is a good citizen, hut  his newspaper organ will kill him.  Kvery man ib supports for oilice  goes down to defeat, for the people  look with suspicion on anything or  anyone it favors.  Tub inequalities of representation in the provincial legislature is  shown by the vote polled at the  Dominion election. East Lillooet  has one member in the local house  and polled 100 votes all told. West  Lillooet, with one member, polled  107 votes. Cariboo, with two  members, polled 288 votes. North  Yale, with one member, polled 742  votes.- West Yale,-with one member, polled 372 votes. East Yale,  with one member, polled 767 votes,  aiid three precincts to hear from.  Revelstoke riding, with one member, polled 074 votes. Rossland  riding, with one member, polled  2034 votes. Slocan riding, with one  member, polled 1031 votes. Nelson  riding, with one member, polled  1170 votes. Southeast Kootenay,  with one member, polled 720 votes,,  and Northeast Kootenay, with oue  member, polled 308 votes. Mr. Galliher carried Cariboo, East Lillooet, West Lillooet, East Yale,  Nelson riding of West Kootenay, and the north riding of East  Kootenay. Mr. Foley carried Rossland riding, Slocan riding and the  south- riding of East Kootenay.  Mr. McKane ��� carried North Yale,  West Yale and the Revelstoke  riding of West Kootenay.  Till** only names mentioned for  aldermen in the East ward are  John Paterson, H. J. Evans, John  A. Irving, John H. Mathesbn and  Charles J. Clayton. No names are  mentioned in the West ward except John Hamilton, Harold Sclous  and T. J. Scanlan. It looks like a  new deal all round this ye.gr.   None  of the gentlemen whose names are  mentioned above are connected  with any cliques, either professional, church, social or political,  and all are dead stiaight on the  question of municipal ownership of  public utilities. The next mayor of  Nelson will be John Anthony  Turner.  Lv referring to the late election,  the Kamloops Sentinel says Mr.  Galliher fought a very diilictilt  campaign, and was heavily handicapped by the fact that in the great  mining centers of southern Kootenay he had no newspaper support  at all. There is a good deal of "rot"  in the above. Air. Galliher had the'  support of the Revelstoke Alail,  Golden Era, Fernie Free Press,  Greenwood Times, and Kaslo  Kootenaian. Air. Foley had the  support of the Rossland Aliner,  Rossland Industrial World, Sandon  Paystreak, New Denver Ledge,  Slocan Drill, and Ferguson Eagle.  Mr. McKane was supported, by the  Revelstoke Herald, Fort Steele  Prospector, Sandon Mining Review,  Rossland Record, Nelson Economist,  and the Nelson Miner. The following papers were strictly independent, namely; Greenwood Aliner,  Phoenix Pioneer, Grand Forks  Gazette, Cascade Record, Cranbrook  Herald, Aloyie Leader, and Nelson  Tribune. The Sentinel also says  " Mr. Galliher's cause was further  " handicapped by the fact that the  " entire machinery of the provincial  " government was worked against  -" him iu the interests of Air.  ���' McKaue." That is not a statement of fact, so far as Kootenay is  concerned. In Rossland, Nelson,  Slocan, Fort Steele, aud Golden  ridings, the provincial government  officials did not take either an active or an unfair part in the campaign.          During the life of the present  city council a number of unions and  organizations and societies and  individuals havo laid their wants  and grievances before it by petition.  The labor unions asked for a nine-  hour day and a certain rate of  wage.*-. Tho individual members of  the council placed themselves on  record on the question at issue.  Several ot the churches petitioned  for Sunday observance. Societies,  like the hospital and public library,  ���asked for. donations and grants.  Tho firemen petitioned for certain  privileges. Representative business  men petitioned for the reorganization of the fire department. Numberless petitions were presented for  sidewalks aud street improvements.  But according to tho Nelson Even-"  ing Aliner, a newspaper that de-'  claros, because it has brought out a  candidate for mseyov that all other  people .must be quiet and let it have  its way, says labor unions must  be sat upon ; that thoy have,  no rights tliat should be considered;"  that the salt of. the earth, should'  rule them with au iron* rod."'-The  men who belong to tholabor unions  in Nelson have just the same right  to put up a candidate for alderman  or for mayor as has the little' clique  who mot in a back room on Wednesday night and selected a candi-"  date for mayor. They even have a*  better right, for they are more  numerous and pay more revenue  into the city treasury. But' Lhe  Aliner is.a little sore at labor unions  just now, because one of the unions  that has business relations with- it  compelled it pay its reckoning.  Hence the squeal against * labor  unions.  00 * 00' 00 ' 00'  :fx_-axrx___xT*ra*c��z_:_-_j_r  Holiday  Novelties [*  Arriving Daily,    [j  __-[xiixii:wi,iiix__x__ii_  __���__**; *___ ���__*'<_l*'*___��� <__*'*___* -<___-0*-  00' 00 ' 00' 0-0 '00- 0? ' f0- 00* 0*' 03S> ' f0f  '0s* ������_* '0-^  FRED IRVINE & CO.  The new Straight  Front Corset. We  I have them.  x_xn:i  ixixx-'xirxrxixxrixrxrxixr:  fA\ Merchandise has its place in the preparations for the Xmas season.   The attractiveness   -��  ���*.   of the goods to be found in ail our departments will make brisk selling for the next three weeks.   '?.  CHRISTMAS   DOLLS  Our new line of dolls is now  on display. While the 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  SILK WAISTS  Nothing* but* the finest taffeta, liberty satins and liberty  silks, from      $3.50 to $15  FURS  The great demand for furs  this season was recognized by  us very early���in time 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 great 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,  tans and greys,    $1.25 to $2  EIDERDOWN COMFORTS  The cold snap which we  have just experienced suggests  what we may expect when the  winter sets in in earnest, so  get your comforts now and be  ready.     Prices, $1.50 to $25  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  fc-  to  -xxixxxi:  Sole agents  for-Butterick  Patterns  xix*_x*t_xxxxixm*trxiixx  zxxh  FRED IRVINE & CO.  xxxxxxxxxxixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxzxxf  ] Special care taken  \ in filling all mail  [j orders.  tt  :x-_:ixxzxxi____xxx__x_x  to  to  jV��_��_���*_.����'&''4��\^l*���*''���*'��� <��'*���*'**'���_*��� 0-*���___��� ���-_-0-*��� <__*��� .__s���JSvJ^__S_U___;__���_:____!_���_&-___*��� jS*'���_*��� _aS��!-__��^__:!^_&^S__m   i  ���    ^'^.;^,,,-> ���^'.-^.'���>��_ ���'������K *"*_ * >�����. ���'���a_T-^-'*8_^>*laK-���2_*>->*_. ���*a3_"'->�����.���        ��� 00 * 00 ��� 00 ��� 00 ��� 00 ' 00 - '00 * 0*1 ��� 00 * 00' 00 ' 00' 00 ' 00' 00 ' 00 ��� ^ '  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ___5a__9-59_*f--fe**-f-f**'fe'*-*r'fe  Coffee Roasters  Dealcrs ���'��� Tea and Coffee  :_2ii__-5_____fr&fe_-*r_ff*f-f**f*f:  We are oH'cring at loivosl prices lhe beat.  Kiiulcs of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Oni* lleV, Mocha anil Java ColPeo, per  pound S   10  Mocha nnd Java Rlcnd, li pounds    1 (H)  Choice Blend Coll'cc, .J pounds 1 08  Sneei-il Mend Coll'ee, (i poueds    1 00  llio Ul��pd Coll'iie, �� pomids    100  Special J'l_nd Ceylon Tea, per pound    '30  321 .to 331 Uakrr Street, Nel;on'  **      -'/' :"'���'���-���---     '   '     *--. '- * ���  i     i,   ���.  . ' -  American aqd European Plan..  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS-LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATKI** BY STKAM  25 CENTS TO V  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and  firsb-olass.  dluing-room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  NELSON  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  mtmt__a_mmmmam_mm���mt0mxt_ _��������____  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH, and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING  . LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before  purchasing* elsewhere.  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE GO.  Telephone 177. ~~  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  tetSaDS'  ���POUT WINE  &-     **ABlG AgJ\  Wilson's  s'  Specially rccommonded  for dyKpepHla,   Iohs of  apiielllo,   .slceplOHHiiosH,  inuigcHt.lon,    wcakiicHs  from   whatever   cuu.-o,  ncrvoiiHiieai,       foyer*),  con-iii lupllon,    malaria  and Koueral debility.  Women  complain   of   a  lircd fecllnx.   wilt-on't- Invalid's I'oi-L in immediate  iiid cfllcacioux, leaving no  Harmful eflec-tn.  Men will find it particularly valuablotiH a restorative and   _ streiiKthenor of  tho body and nervo system  We recommend this tonlo  CANADA DRUfi  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  N|rsa E. C. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OB* THB BO-AL HOTEL, CALGARY  ^adden Fiouse  Bakor and Ward  ���St-06te,-Nelson���  Tho onlj hotel ln Nolson that baa remained  under one management slnoo 1890.  The bod-rooms are well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  The bar Is always stocked by the best) dom s-  Uo and Imported liquors and olgars.   THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUB, Manager  OFFICE: CORNER. HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET. C. P. R. CROSSING;   MILLS: HALL STREET WHARF  P. Burns & Go.  Hrad-Opfior-at-  NSLSON, B. C.  Wholesale and Retail  '- Dealers! n -Meats  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  T-IOHPK _ CO.. UMITKD.-Corner Vernon  and Cedar KtreotH, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholosale dealers in reratod waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon SprluKS  mineral wator.   Telephone U0.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  V. TKETZKIa & CO.-Corner Bakfy'.and  itreet**, Nelson, wholosiVvdeal-  W.   Josephine Hire  ors ln   assayers  supplies.   Agents  for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado''  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H J. EVANS & CO.���Bakor street, Nolson  ��� wholesalo dealers in liquors, cigars  cement, lire brick and lire clay, water pips and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES:'  KOOTKNAY ETaKCTRIC SUl'PLY & CON-  SI HUCT10N COMPAN Y-^Wholeaalodcal-  ors in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOOR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN-KKR MILIalNG COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootonay Points.  (jrain elevators at nil principal points on Calgary-  Kdmouton R. It. Mills at victoria. Now Westminster, and Kdmontou, Alberta.  TAYLOK FEED _ PRODUCE CO.-Baker  stroot. Nolson (tieorgo F. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 26.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &   CO.-Baker  stroeti,   Nolson,  wholesalo dealers ln fresh and oured incuts.  Cold storage.  P.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To Geo.  H.  Lammers, J. R. Chanson, or to  any person or persons l o whom he may have  transferred his interest in the Harvey Joy  mineral claim, at M irning Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division.  You are hereby notified that I havo expended  One Hundred Dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned   mineral-claim, in  order  to   bold   said   mineral   claim  under  the  provisions  of tho Mineral  Act., and if within  ninety days from the dale of this notice you fail  orrofu-:o to contribute jour proportion of such  expenditure, together with all costs of advertising, your inferest'in said c'aim will become the  property of tho subscriber, under section four of  an Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  A<*.t, 1900." SILAS H. CROSS.  Dated this 12th day of December, 1900.  Bar Btocked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer.ou draught). Large oomforb-  ahln ronmn.   FtmtwilaHi- tabid hoard.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BlUC-tV-ItS AND IlOTTLKRa OF  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  ���?_gg_y _'�����__     Brewery at Kelson  C.W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD!  $6.15  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65  2a_^T_,x~rm_=i^ixy  Crow's Nest  Coal  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash. '   Office:   Corner of Hall  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  Market- at   Nelson,  Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne**-**  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  WHOLl__L_ AND RKTA1L  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker Street, Nelson J��%   Q,   TRAVES,   Manager  tmniRfl irv MAir, hmo*-*-*"**-"-** fiARWB'ur. Aim promp** t~x ww-ww           REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Lethbridge Calt Coal  The besb value tor the money In the market  for all purposes.  terms cabii     W. P. TiKttN--, General Agent  Teleuhnnn W7.    Offlno with C. D. J. OhrluDln.  ARCHITECTS.  TPWART &  CARME-Arohltecta.    Rooms 7  *-*  and 8 Aberdeen block, Baker fltr >et, Nefcon.  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  GANIBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  .-  Corner Victoria and Eoot___r .treeta.  "*     ~" '____��-��'>N_t KV  P. O. Box Uil.  86  FOR RENT  6-roomed house and bath, tot -ether with kitchen  range, complete with hot und cold water, Observatory street, magnllir^nt view; rent, including water rate, .25 per month.  5-roomed house, corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets; $20 po- month.  5-roomed house, Hume Addition; $15 per month.  4-roomed cottage, Gore street $12.50 per month.  9-roomed houso, corner of Mill and Hall streeta;.  830 per month, from 1st November.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia, Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.        .    '���  FOR FALL PLANTING  Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs,  Vines aud Bulbs���80,000 to select from.    Address  M. J. HENEY, Vancouver, B. 0.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.���Cornor Front and  ��� Hall stroets, wholosale grocers and  'obbers in blankets, gloves, milts, boots, rubbers,  mackinawa and miners' sundries.   KOOTKNAY SUPPLY  COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vornon   street, Nolson,   wholesule  grocers.   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���FrontrstreetirNel--  son, wholesale grocors.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street). Nelson,  ���   wholesalo   dealors   in   provisions,   onred  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYER8 Be CO.���Cornor Bakerand Josophlne  ��� Btroots, Nelson, wholesalo dealers In hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Ulnnb  Powder Co.   LAWRENCE   HAUDWARK    COMPAN V  Baker St., Nelson, wholesalo   dealers ln  hardware and mining supplios, und wator aud  plumbers' supplios.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON _ CO.-Cornor Vornon  J- and Joflophluo -troots, Nolson, wholosule  doalers ln liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agent*  for Prtbst Brewing Co. of Milwaukoo and Col  gary Browing Co. of Calgary.   POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Baker  street, Nolson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers in caps aud fuse, and elootrlo  blasting apparatus.   SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS.  LIMITED-Cornor Front and Hall stroets,  NoImu, manufacturers of and wholosale dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order. .   -    -    ��� *    WINES AND; CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LLMI-  TED���Corner Front and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In wlnBS (case.and bulk,  nnd ilrttnnntilr* n.n<1 Imnortwl nl-n.ru-  LAND   NOTICE.  gi\   . date I intend to apply to tho gold commissioner  Notice is hpreby given, that sixty days after  "'  '     '"       lily to tho gold commissioner  for a lease on crown lands, situate in West Koot  enay district, about ten miles' from the city of  Kaslo, in a northerly direction, consisting of 180  acres of unoccupied crown lands, commencinir at  a post marked C; P. L , thence north on the lake  front 80 chains, thence west 20 choins, thence  south 80 chains, thence eaBt 20 chains to place  and post of commencement. rmnTW  DR. ALEXANDER  FORIN  OFFICE AND RESIDENCE  Silica   street, between Ward and  Josephine streets.'  elephone 120, THE TEIBUNE- NELSON B* 0 FKIDAY; DECEMBER U 1900  M=S__  ��y  .'���I  -'*-*.  1  BAffi OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  , BEST ���';   7,000.000.00 '  ' UNDIVJDHD PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Di-uuimoiid Vico-President  K. 3. Clouslou .-. ....General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) N_*w York,  Chicaqo, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cablo  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' : Credi_;  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CUHIIKNT KATK OF INTKKK8T PAID.  ���PONT'  NEED    SERVANT    GIRLS.  The people of Longwood, a pleasant suburb of Chicago, have solved  the problem of living (the same  servant-girl * problem that is just,  now agitating the west, by the  way) by doing it on a co-operative  b.asis. Ib isa brilliant success' they  declare. '" ...''..'������.'       -   .;  They were almost worried to  ;death by the difficulty of; finding a;  hired girl. Now they; have found  out how to do without her, and-  thoy are better off than they ever;  were before. :  Instead of having a gii*l apiece,  v they have one chef, who has all the  assistance he needs. They have a  dining-room and a kitchen in com-1  mon. Their three meals cost them  _() cents a day a head. ���  As the fall was coining ou this  year their souls sank into their  shoes as they thought of the usual  diiliculty of holding on to. their  hired girls. All through September  they were conjuring vip bleak vis--  ions of winter when home would  probably be without its hired girl.  About the first of October they got  together to consider their wrongs  and how to right- them. Mrs.  Thomas Chambers had the only  feasible plan of relief. She. had  read books full of lovely theories  on the subject. Moreover, she had'  seen some of thoso theories in operation in Portage, Wisconsin.  So  the  good folk  of Longwood  appointed  Mrs.  Chambers   a committee of one to delvo into the mys-  , v'ery of hiring  a chef, to  find out  Cow much help  he  would  require,  to estimate  the cost in  fuel, rout,.  . service and provisions of furnishing'  for forty or fifty people-about the  sort of-meals  that people, iu  their  .circumstances were in the habit .of.  eating���in short, to reduce some of  her beautiful theories to a practical  Avorking basis.  As a result, ten families living  within a radius of three blocks of  the scene of the experiment formed  the Longwood Co-operative Home  . Association. They rented the  main floor of the residence of AV. II.  Stafford,- one of their number.'as  the best quarters available. -They  propose to furnish'meals to their  members at an average per etipita  cost of yo cents a day.. Children  under twelve at half price. They  have eliminated the hired girl from  their domestic scheme of existence,  ..and, after three mouths' trial, confidently expect to live happy" ever  after. /-  "Service we reckon at about  $lf>  ��� per week," said A. H. Kingman,  treasurer of* the association. "If  each family kept a girl .'at, say, a  fair average of $_ a  week, the item  ���of��� service���alone���would���cost���the  members Jf>40 a week. In fuel there  will be some saving, but not so  much as at first appears, as eiich  family has to keep a fire in. the"  kitchen range most bf'the' time.  " On provisions the saying,.' of  course, should be heavy, partly because wholesale quantities can;, be  bought at wholesale prices, 'biit  more because a family of ten is  always proportionately far chejyper  to cater to than a family of two.  Por rent, fuel and' service oiir  monthly bills ought to bo, woll, say  $S5 to $90.. As to marketing, we  can't say definitely till at least one  mouth's accounts have, been audited  and paid, but I think we shall keep  within our 3(J-cenfc limit.".���-������.������..  In the dining-room each family  has its^own table and uses- its own  linen, china, silver, etc. In the  kitchen all have contributed lb a  common stock of cooking utensils.  By the time the present, s.tbck..is  exhausted it is hoped the association  will be iu a condition to replace it,  so that the table furnishings will be  more uniform.   ���   - ���  Breakfast is .served from 7-to  ; 8:80, luncheon: from 12 to 1, and  dinner from 6 to 7 o'clock, on week  days. On Sundays breakfast is  from 7:30 tot 9, with an elaborate  dinner at 2, and no supper, the  /members arguing that their help  are entitled to the "Sunday afternoon out," which they would inevitably demand if employed by  individual families. So each family  gets its own Sunday night tea, or  visits friends outside of Longwood.  All the dishwashing is done on the  .co-operative   premises,    but    each  * family attends to the laundering of  ;ts own table linen.  COEREOTED   BETUENS.  ; The -Kamloops Sentinel; publishes  corrected returns from every polling booth in the constilfuency* of  Yale-Cariboo, with the exception of  throe in East Yale. The Empire  Valley (W. Lillooet) vote is included  in the Dog Creek and Alkali Lake  (E. Lillooet) vote. The totals "now  stand:  imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE!;* TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $��500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  Galliher.  Foley ���  McKane  Kl.11  2587  Galliher's majority over Foley be'-,  ing ]482, and over McKane; 547.;  Foley leads McKane by 65 votes  and the returns from the East Yale  points are not likely to change his  'position.'"*': The following are the  figures: .'"."'  ���'' D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.  E. Hay. Inspector.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker Street  J. M. LAY, Manag_  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  YALE-CARIBOO RIDING.  EAST l.ll.l.OOKT.  No.   l^-Tnton .*   No.  2���Bonaparte   No. .3���Lucia Huce, 111 mile   No.  4���Lac hi llaeo, 127 mile   No. 5���Hig Bar   No. ti���Dog Creek : I  No.. 7���Alkali i__e )  Totals   ;'."."'. ..wicsr i.ri.i.ooi'i*.  No.  1���Lillooet   No .2���Pavilion   No.  3���Watson   No.  4���Empire Valley...*.   No.  5���Tyaa.\on Creek   No.  li���Cadwallader   No. ��� 7���McGillivray   No.  8���Penibertou Meadows   Total*.V.   '���'     ���'...:-...:-      CAKIBOO..  No". 1���Barl- orville  .'   No.  2���Stanley '   No   It���Qiic-jiiel   No. 4���Alexandria   No. 5���Soda Creek   No. fi���Chilcoten, Fisklo Creek..*i  No.  7���Clillcoten, Ilantievillo .- J-  No.  8���Chilcotcn. Alexis Creek... J  No.  0���15U-Milo Houso   No. 10���Quesnel Forks   No U-Ktithley Cicck   No. 1-2���Harper's Camp   No. l'l-Beaver Luke   ToUls  .' ���   NOItTII  YAM*.  No.   1 ��� IClMU o- ps   No.  2���North Thompson, east side.  No. 8���North Thompson, west side.  ��� No." 4���Lou's Creek '.   No.  ft���Monte Creek   No.  (i���Grand l'rairio   No.  7���Shuswap   -No.  8-Notch Hill   No.' H��� IvhuIc   No. 10���Salmon Aim   No. 11��� 3icaiiious   No. 12���Cralgcllachie   No. Ife-Stn uip Lake      No. 11���Quilchena      No." 15���Tuppen Siding   No. 1(1���Nicola Lake   No. 17���Grillln Lake      No. IS���Glen Kmiiia ."   No. li)���Campbell Creek   Total:...i.  '������������ ���  'wksi- yai.i:.  No.  1���Agassi/.   No.  2���Hope   No.  -'-Yule   No.   4���Spuraum :..  No. .fl���North Bend ."   No,  <;���Lytton,   No.  7���-psnoo's Diidge   No.  8���Ashcroft.".   No.. SI���Savonus   No. 10���Lower Nicola   No. 11���Otter Valley   No. 1-.'���Granite Creek   No. 13���Princeton ��� ��� ��� ���" '���'���   Totals   BAST   YAI.I*.  No".   1���Mara "   No.  2���Salmon River   No.  3���Armstrong   No.   1���Kndeiby   No.  5���Vcrron   No.  (!���Lumhv   No.  7���Pcachl_nd   No.  8���Okanogan   a\o.  il���Kelowna   No. ID���Piiiiticton   No. ll���Okan-igan Fulls   No. 12��� Keremeoai .'   No. 13��� Fairview   No.ll���Sidley:   No. is���_imp"McKiiiiicy   No 1(1���Bock Creek   No. 17���Jnokinnn   No, 18��� West, Okanagan *���  No. l'J-O'allu   Totals./   Jtl'VKI.S'i'01'li  HI 1)1.Mi.  No.  1���Hovel-noke   No." 2��� lllicclliw.-iet   No.  .'*���Al'iert Canyon   Ni>.  4���Halcyon   'No.--."i���UIncicr   No.  (i���Arrowhead   No.  1���Comaplix   No.- 8���Thompson'- Landing   No. 9���Trout Lake   No. 10���Ferguson   No. 11���Nakusp....'    No. 12��� Fire Valley   No. 13���Burton City   '20  100  3'"  lOo  2I.;>  Totals   ROSSI.ANII  HII'lNl*.  No.   1���Rossland   iVo.  2���Trail   No.  3���Gladstone    .No. .'4���Cascade '. . ,"   No.  5���Grand Forks    No.*, (i-Coiumbia  '..':.-.  No.  7���G re'en wood   No. S-^Midway "...  No.  !)^-Phoenix:...;....:...:...  No 10-Hholt.......   *                             ���  Totals-*....'.....^..   h LOGAN KUIIN'U.  No.  1���Now Denver   No.  2���Silverton   No. 3���Sandon   No. 4���Throo Korks   No. o���Whitewater   No. U-Kiislo.'...- ���   No.  7���Ainsworth   NO. (--'Pilot I lay   No, - 9���Hob.son .".  No. 10���Slocan Junction.. ���  No. u���Slocnu City...   No. 12���Door Park.; ���"������.*���  No. 13���Argenta   No. 14��� Newllng's Knneh   Total*.....   NKLSON HIUING.  aVo.  1���Nelson '.'...';   No.  2-Granlte Siding.... .'���.....  No...3���Hall Mines   No.'' 4���Athabasca Mine.. ......  No. -5���Ymir. '.'-.*. .*'........ *-..  No.  (i���Ymir Mines   No.  7-rSalmo -.   No.* 8-Krie..   No.. 9���Waneta....-   No. 10���Kuskonook;   No. 11���Creston   No. 12-^Kltehener............���  "Totals :���        SOUTH EAST KOOTENAY.  No.:. l-^Wasa.... C ��� '.-.".   No'' 2-��Fort -Steele  .;  No. 3���Wardner...:...........  No. 4���Cranbrook .���''. .".  No. -'5���Moyie. ..-*;..'.'.'. ��� ."��� ��� ������������ ��� ��� ���-.  No.  G���Kimberley. '."   No.  7���Fernie   No.  8-Mlchel   No.  9��� Hlko...   No. 10���Empire.   Totals ..;   NOUTH KAST   KOOTENAY.  No.  1���Peterborough   No.  2���Athalmer   No.  3��� Windenuere   No.  4���Galona   No.  5���Bnsco    No.  (J���Carbonate   No.  7-Field   No.  8���P-lliser   No.  9���Golden   No. 10���Boaver...'   No. 1 l���Hogers Pats   No. 2���Donald...   Totals........   382  llli  8  4  *j  8  10  ,")  10  13  17  23  "222  223  63  '/  4  80  83  120  20  39  1.  lillS  21  U  30  7  13  80  fl  fl  II  1  10  4  6  19  221  356  4  12  H  21  13  170  ' 3  0  _  2,5  113  8  10  _i  11  14  271  2lil  8(1  U  1  40  12  ,*B  0  24  ,10  13  111  80  1  1  o  8  11  I  <>  II  t."  11  487  31  10  27  3  23  ��� 77  a  2  0  J  37  ��*  7  4  232  243  12  1  18  ���8  i  3  1  32  15  . 0  406*336  157  178  SI  1S1  51!)  34  8  3  3!)  ��������� 7  141  :"   4  ���;_  : 38  879  I.".  69  178  41  44  74  '21  4  578  368  2  10  0  59  101  ei  74  11  " 4  327  U  14  11  1  0  0  8  1  1  6  ��0  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  r >,    local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast).  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kluds.  c  _" WHAT TOU WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAK- IT VOK 10V  CALL AND GET PRICES  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKK STRKKTS, NKLSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OP  HENDRYX AND V_ltNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiliug, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors..  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico LumberOo. Ltd  Surpassing'  Display in  Fall Suiting's  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, and  Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands* Building, Bakor Street.  FRED J. SQUIRR. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE!  THE   QUKKN'S   HOTEL.  Largo slock of. high-cliias imported  laity    " " ...  fashion in ooatH  specialty of tho square   sliouldor-  goods.   A  a   latest  REILEY&BEN0Y  SUCCKSSOUS  TO  II. I). ASIICKOI'-T*   ,  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORK-":  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  Special.aUention given to  and custom worlc from c.  bolts made to order on shi.r  11 kinds of repairing  xfdo points. Heavy  notice.  MRS; A. HALTON.  FINE DRESSMAKING A SPECIALTY  MADDEN  BLOCK.  LADIES' TRIIPED H/VTS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  Mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  ��      JOSEPHINE STREET.  LADIES' HAIBDbisSINRPABLOB  Mrs. Fred Knapp has opened a ladies' hair  dressing, shampooing and singing parlors inacot  tage on Victoria etreet, opposite Phair Hotel,  & ��S &> &> &^ &>  __ ��� '���-j ��� ^_a-������ /s""*, ��� *C_i ��� *<""_, <  *t_, ��� ,;_i "^_> *> *""*i *^__  uceess in  ��� ������  ��� ������  IS DUE TO THE BROAD PLAN OF GIVING GOOD VALUES ALL THE}  YEAR THROUGH, WITH NO INTENT'OF'MAKINGBIG PROFITS, 0&  EXPECTATION OF MAKING MY. CUSTOMERS  THINK THEY ARE  GETTING MORE THAN IS ACTUALLY GIVEN. ''V yv ."���'"  3_-*��_____*6fefeefcft6'E:_  ���gUSINESS has not drifted roy way blindly. I have not tried to get  the dollar in sight at the cost of the loss of confidence a customer has in the quality of my goods and methods. Catchpenny methods of the day may attract trade, but they do not  .......       create permanent customers, and ,that is what we are after.  In our seasons holiday lines, never before were varieties so  great, styles so fresh and attractive, and quality up to so high  a standard. We are ready night and day for any demands  you may make upon me.  _-__--__'___E-��_*f'.-.'c--f_  JACOB   DOVER,   The  Jeweler  rNEL,sorv,  b. g.  [jQv*-       Our Watch Making Department has no Equal in B; C. All Goods Bought Here Engraved Free of.Charge  "^���^6_Z_^j  ' (W'"' d"**-* cz*>  . rS*?. ^. cs>. <^* c_Z�� 0!�� 0S^J <r2_- z<Li &L  ,(Z3.CL?.(Z3.(_-?-(Z3.<p_?,  ��� <0 O CZ=�� t~>' <C_> <2>  ' *<-_, *'<Z_\ 0^_\ ���"**_\ "*<_x a*1"-**, '  -^-__ ><^_'(ZZ.'<z''&l_~f  ELECTRICAL MACHINERY)  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators, Lamps  GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES!  HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT CIRCUITS.  k^m CLING SURFACE BELT DRESSING!  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES.  i��       KOOTENAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, B. C.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  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 continuaneu  of the patronage whieh you have heretofore extended them. My  aim will be at all times to supply you with our-products at lowest  possible prices. Being* in a position to manufacture goods in larg*ep  quantities than, before, we shall be able to supply the trade at a  lower .figure.  It is our Intention to install machinery to manufacture our  marble products,- and next season we shall be ln a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also keep on hand a stock of Fire Brick, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  Spokane Industrial Exposition in 1899 and also this year. We also  secured prizes Last year and this year for Ornamental and Building-  Stone.  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors an*  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  _���.'������������''"' ���     ���    Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick _ Lime Co., Ltd-  Sealed Tenders addressed to Uio undersigned,  and endorsed " Tender for Post Olllce, etc..  Nelson, 13. C ," vlll be received ut this o/lice  until Wednesday, Llio 'ind .lunuary, 11)01, inclusively, for (lie erection of a lJost Ofllce, etc.,  at Nelson, li. C, according to plans and npoci-  llcations to be seen at the olliccs of .laiiic* Allan  Mac. lonald, Hsquiro, arcbitecl, Nelson, B.C.;-.  A. ICcefer, .'squire, resident engineer, New  Westminster, li. C: William_eiidcr*oii, Kwiuiii*,  clerk of works. Victoria, 11. C, and at the Department of Public Works, Ottawa.  Tenders will not 1)0 considered iuiIosk made on  the form supplied and signed '.'witli the actual  signatures of tenderers.  An accepted chequo on a chartered bank pay-  ahlc to tho order of the Minister of I'ablic  Works, cqnil to ten per cent (10%) of.: the  aaiount of the tender, nnist accompany each  tender, This cheque will bo forfdilcd if (ho  jiarty decline the contract or fail to lomplele the  workconlractod for, and will be returned in case  of non-acceptance of tender.  The department does not bind itself to accept  the lowest or any lender.  Hy order,  JOS. U. HOY,  Acting Secrelary.  Department of Public Works, I  Ottawa, 3rd December, 11100  .   ===N5w5p"Bp"or8"ITi_iTlrt_~lin8^  out authority from the department will not bo  paid for it.  THE  BEST  ST. LOUIS LAGER  To be had wholesale at Nelson.  \ P. Rithet & Co., Ltd.  VIOTOKIA,   B. C.  A.  B.  GBAY,  Baker   Street,  Kootenay Agent.  Nelson  MUSIC.  Mrs. D, 1). Murray, graduate in vocal and Instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for Instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano and organ.  For terms and further particulars apply room  5, A. Macdonald building, corner Jod-pliJ-e anal  Vernon street.  FOR SALE CHEAP.  Well Established  CONFECTIONERY BUSINESS  ON BAKER  STREET.  Apply for-particulars next door,  to .Nelson Wine Company.  B. dEXPRlTsS  and Transfer Co.  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  citv.   Spoclftl attention given to he-iv v teamiriK.  Olllce with the Nelson Wine Co., Be ker street.  GEO. P. MOTION, "Manager.  Telephone B3.  _��__   _E__TSTJB___k._D-  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Pap* rhangera.  Pull line of wall paper, mouldings, et i,   Kalaao-  mlning and Tinting.  .Strictly Hrst-cU_s  work.  iiiatlmates f urnishoif.   Kosldouce Mill Btroet),   MprcniJ'    R    C  OpposlteHohool House   WJiJiOUaWf  On *U.  ENGINEERS.  /���^HAKLKS PAKKEK-Miuldsaia-il mfl ling en-  *-*   ginetir,   Turuor-lioa3ckh 1'tack, i__a :strait,  HURRAU OK PltOVrNCIAIa INKOUMATION  In order that the Oovernmunt uuiy lie iu possession of dellnitu iuforiuation wilh which to  supply those -H-oking Investineni.s in this-Province, I am instructed lo invite uartiuulars from  (hose who have properties for sale, and who may  feel disposed lo forward such particulars to this  olllce for tin* purpose in question.  In view of the proposed early reurgaiii-cation  of the Agunt-Cicnoral's Olllco in London, Kng-  land, tlujdChiraUillty of having on tilt) a list of  farms and other properties for sale, with full and  accurnle details is obvious. Pronei ties submitted may include farms and farmlands, industrial or commercial' concerns, timber limits,  water poweas, or other enterprises ull'ording  opportunities for legitimate investment  It is not proposed lo recominen i properties to  intending investors, but to all'ord tlio fullest  access to tlio clot-sillwl li 'Is and nil nvailablc lu-  formalion connected Ihurcwli.h, and to place in-  ijiitroi-M in communication with the owners.  Tha fullest partlcuhirs aro desired not only of  the properties themselves, but. of the localities in  which they are situated, ami the conditions  alleeting them. Kor this purposo printed  schedules will, upon application, bo forwarded  to those desirous uf making sales.  It.   K.  GOSNKIaL,  Socrotary Uuroau of Provincial Information.  Victoria, II. C, November Kith, .900.  NOTICE.  Uosslaiid, Ii, C, November Dlh, UKK).  To V. H. SAi.iyuuuv :  Notice is hereby given that I, William Grilllths,  intend to claim tho Interesta in the following  named mineral claims formerly held by V. ii.  Salisbury, on which he has lipgleolnd to pay his  share of the expenses of the annuul assessment  work.   To wit:  A one-half (<) interest in tho "Hunker Hill  mineral claim.  A one half (J) interestin tho *'Sullivan"mineral  claim.  A ono half (J) interestin the "Kidelity" mineral  claim.  All tho adjoining claims, ituatod on the west  fork of the north fork of Salmon river, In tho  Nelson Mining Division,  This action is taken undnr Section 11 of Chapter 15. of the statutes of 1809 and amendments of  1900. WIlalaTAaM .��. TOWNSEND,  Agent for William Grimths.  NOTICE  Anybody knowing the whereabouts of Ulchard  Miriam will confer a favor upon his anxious and  enquiring relatives by communicating tho s-imo  lo the undt reigned who is in direct communication with lliem.  JAMK8 WIMvS.  SscraLary Nelson Miner-' Union  TRADES   UNIONS.  ���M-JSLSON M1NKK3* UNION NO. 06, W. V. o '^  -v%    M.���Afeots ln miners' union rooms,* north- - j>  eastcorner Victoria and Kootonay streets, every * .3  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. .. Visiting mom \ \  bars welconie. M. tt. Mowatt, President., .Tame   X  Wilkes,   Secretary.     Union Scai.k ok W���oks  j-  ko�� Nwjm.v    DiaruiCT���Por  shift,    machine "',<_  men, ?;i.50: hammcrsmen minerfl, ?3.'_3; muckers,    -  carmen, shovelers aud othor undei*ground labor- ' *  ers, "53.00. -.-j  ���  '���  -��a'  rpRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The regu-A'*".  x lar meetings of che Nelson Trades and Labors..  Council will be held in the miners' union hall, �����_  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streets, on tho _ *  first and third Thursday of each month, at) ,  7.30 p. m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Mathe- jl  son, .3ocretary. .   ���    ���.    'a   -     !_���*���.  rpUK regular meetings of tho Carpenters' Union" si*  -1- are held on Wpdncbday evening of each 5?  wcok, at 7 o'clock, iu the Miners' Union hall cor-'V^  ner Victoria and Koot-may streets.> It. illobiu-'''**:  son, Preuideut.   James Colling, Seoreturj".        , "*ff  ���DAKBKIiS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No. 1H8, of '���&  JJ tho InternationalJourneymcii Barltera Uit-Ti'*^  ion of Amorica, meets overy lirst and third Mon-'-p;  A",y of each month in Miner's Union Ilall, corner-,'i''  Victoria and Kootenay sti-cots, at 8:30 p.m.t_^  sharp. Visit in_ brothors cordially invited toV^j  attend. 15. McM.ihon, p"eHirtnnl : J. H.*Math��>-;ra  son. FcereUu y-trcaMirer; ,1. C. Gardner-recording" ���_��  secretary. - -~ *'\~'*$  ���DIUCKLAYK11S AND MASONS* UNION,;-'''MI  *-* Tho Briclclayers and Masons' International'*''ii  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets sccoiid and fourth/^*1  Tuesdays in each mouth at Miners Union hall. SJ \  J. W. Ktchor, president; Joseph Clark, recoidingf^|  and corresponding secrelary. /        ,���-.'' ,;��  T ABOttKRS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Prot^i  XJ tcctivo Union. No. 8121, A. V. of L.-, meetH ia��-s'  Fiatcrnity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-~>,  lt"n��4   _\   _.__      *I*L     f*.__t  _-__-,_.  TT   r.t  HAr^l  .- __.m_____m_iA____ _-t ._   __���     _._���__.-_. ���. ._  .Tames Matheiv, f President,  cording sccrel-iry.   "  John Huberts, io  ���KTJELSON'.-PAINTERS' UNION���Tho rogular'.-*|  ���*���*! mooting of the: Painters' Union is hold "i J  the flrst and third Fridays in each month at Min-" |  ors' Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. II. MillwarcV -* i  President; "Will J/Hatch. Secretary. ^  piaASTKRKRS'VUaVION'-The O. P. I..A. No.^  x 172, meets; every Monday evening'in thar"  Klliot block, corner Bakor and Stanley streets, all ������',  8o'clock. J. D. Mover, president; Donald-Mr-' '  latwin. HtiorntArvl - ���  C0OICS* AND WAlTiCltS' UN'ION -RcgnlaV  :  meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, at 8 o'clock in Miners' Union <  hull.    Visling bratheru coiilially inviffd.    C. F.*'-  Bcll,   president;   J;   P.   Forestell,   secretary-  treiusurer.  FilATEBNAL   SOCIETIES.      ;  \__V_��� NELSON LODGE. NO. 23," A. K. & A. M.  TfY Meets second Wednesday ln o&oh month.'  /^r\ Sojourning brethren Invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nel_.ii Lodge. No '  25, Knights of Pj thins, meets in I. O. O. K.  -.....,    U_. _W*     _>___      _*>_   ..VWIWUU,      DblVOW.     U*U1/  Tuosday ovoning at 8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights ���*  oordially Invited to attend.   F. J. Bradley.C.C.;  J. A. Paquotte, K. of R. & S. _  NELSON L. O. L., No. 1C02, moots in I. O. O. F.  Hall, cornor Baker_andJKootouay strootH,  :l86_aiid_3rd^Friday���of-each-n*onth.'~V_iitl_H;  brothorn cordially invitod. ' II. Robinson, W. M. .  of each  month"  - R. Robinson, "W  W. C'rawford, Recordliig-Secrctnr).  SHERIFF'S SALE.  l'rovince of British Columbia, Nelson, ln Wes  Kootenay. lo wit:  Hy virtue of a writ of fieri-facias, issued out of  tho Supreme Court of I'rililli Columbia, at the  suit ot the Dank of Montreal, olaintills. und lo  me dirccled, against the (jowls and cliui.  (els of the Two Kricnds Mine, limned  Liability, defendant-', I luuo seized and  taken in execution nil the right, title and nitrresb  of the said defendants. Two Kricnds _limj Limited Liability, in lhe mineral cliiui known as  and culled "Two Friends."situated on the Al\ uio  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on the u i-t  sloiie of laemoii creek, located on the Jlsl d.ij of  ���Inly, A. I). IH9."i. mid recorded in tho ofllco of llu  mining recorder for the Slocan Cuy Mining Division of the Wort ICootonay Dlstiict. on the 10th  day of August, A. 1). I_0; and al-o all lhe light  title ami interest of tho said,defendant-*. Two  Kricnds Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty 'W) tons  of ore, more or less, mined from the mineral  claim "Two Friends," mid now upon: the property : To recover tn^i sum of two thousand and  cighty-nino dollars and eighty-five cents (S2.0S9-.  .86) togiHhop with interest on two thousand und  eighty-six dollars and thirty-live cents (Sa'Sfi 35)  at six per centum per annum, from the iMith day  of Septembor, 1IKI0, until payment, besides slier  ill's uoundagc, olllcer's fees, and all other legal  incidental expenses: All of which I shall expose  for sale, or sulllcicnt thereof to satisfy said judg-".'  ment, debt, and costs, at tho front of my ollla*a*  next to tho court house, in the city ot Nelson. B.  C, on Friday the 2<ith day of October, A. 1'.. 1900  at tho hour of cloven o'clock in tho forenoon.  Notk.���Intending purchasers will satisfy them  selves a9 to interest and title of the said defeu  danls.  Dated at Slocan City the 12th day of October  1900.  S. 'P. TUCK, Sheriff of South.Kootenay-  The above sale is postponed until Monday, tho  23lh day of November, 1900, at the same place  and hour. S. P. TUCK,    .  Sheriff of South Kootenay. '  The above sale is further postponed until  Friday the ���-'tit day of December, 1UO0, at tha  samo pl-ice aiid hour.  S. P. TUCK,  3h?i-:ft*of South Kootenay.  "COMPANIES ACT 1897."  Notice is herebv given that the appolntmert of  .lohn "M'lllison Williams as a'torney of'The  Chapluau Consolidated Gold Mining Company,  Limited," and of his substitute. Charles W.  Graham Drowning, has been revoked, and- that  Gabriel Lucien Rouert. Weyl, accountant of Nelson, li. C, has been appointed as the new attorney of Iho said company, and the registered  otllco of I he company has been changed to Observatory streets Nelson, B. C.  KLLIOT & LENNIE.  1-iollcitors for the Cotnpan  Dated this 20th day of .November, A. P., "  '���f.-ffisSaCgS THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B. G, FRIDAY DECEMBER U 1900  DIRECT   IMPORTATIONS   FROM  ENGLAND  AND   PRANCE  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  Wholesale and Retail Druggists  and Dealers in Assayers' Supplies.  VICTORIA  BLOCK,   NELSON,  99  ��� ���  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. NELSON.  STOVES I  STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  ij  i^  v'*  i**  Will burn anything,  in any line  Results unequalled  of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  %m  m  m  i-^i  \M  Just Received...  i-  w  asi  A SPECIAL SHIPMENT  OF   THE   ONLY  CREAM    OF  BAKING-  POWDER.   IT  IS  CALLED  W  \$  ft  PURE $���  TARTAR ��  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The open season for deer shooting closes tonight. Several sportsmen left this morning to have a  parting trial at the big game.  The supreme court of Canada  will sit at Ottawa on February 19th.  Among the British Columbia cases  set down for hearing is that of the  Merchants' Bank of Halifax vs.  Houston.  Many of Nelson's mercantile  houses make direct importations of  goods from Europe. W. P. Teet/.el  & Co. are in receipt of direct importations of brushes from manufacturers in England and France.  Frank Plante, aged 26 years, died  yesterday at the general hospital of  brain trouble. Deceased was a  miner and had been working in the  Sandon camp for some time. He  was a raembep of the Nelson Miners'  Union and had a large circle of  warm friends in this city.  In the case of Greenlee vs. Dickinson et al, action has been discontinued against the defendants,  Warner Miller and William Spier.  The case is an application for an injunction to restrain defendants  from removing ore from the Slocan  Chief group in the Slocan camp.  A pleasant wedding took place  yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at  the residence of Colin English*, Latimer street, when Frank Craig and  Miss Annie Louise Leach, both of  Nelson, were married in the pres-'  ence of a few friends'.. Rev. J. H.  White, pastor of the Methodist  church, performed the ceremony.  Feel Grateful.  My husband joins me in offering  my sincere thanks to the good people of Nelson for the many substantial favors shown myself and  children during our sad misfortune,  and most especially the aid given  me in effecting the release of "Tiay  husband, who is now with me.  Mrs. J. H. Sinclair.  CHASING UP_A_ THESPIAN  Who Owned an Indian Club.  An Indian club with a history  came through Nelson recently. It  was an ordinary looking instrument  such as is used for calisthenic exercising, but the special feature about  it was that it bore anywhere from  500 to 1000 labels, indicating that it  had traveled over most of the railroad lines in the United States and  Canada and enjoyed a trip or two  across the ocean. The story of the  traveling club has been lost sight  of, but it is understood that originally it belonged to a theatrical man  who took exercise daily. One night  the company made a rush to catch  a train after the performance and  in the hurry, of packing the club  was overlooked. Next day the  actor wired to have his property  forwarded by express and this was  done. When it arrived, however,  the company had moved on to another stop, and the club was started  after : them ,' oh what eventually  proved to be an. endless journey.  For a year or. more it has been on  the move constantly, each express  messenger adding a new,, tag and  handing the traveler to the man at  the end of the trip. From the tags  it. seems the club traveled for several months in China and was returned through India and the  Mediterranean to England and  across the Atlantic to Canada where  it was moving toward the Orient  again when it came over the C. P. B.  ���2_y*-  lEL   -B~5_r_B_E_S   <fe   CO,  3STEl__.SO_Sr  SASLO  s____srr)o_*>r  ,  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for tl]e Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TKIaEPHONB 27 store, Cornor Bakor and Josephino Stree  RING TALK  ��� ��� ���  to  to  DOMINION  3._ _._:_._:_ -_-9:-3:_3��eee*f _��-**-:����-'_  ��� ��� ���  to  to  This Powder is put up specially for Pine Cake  Baking, which is so very important at  this season of the year. The price is  much lower than any other powder,  and we guarantee it to do, by far, the  best work.  to  to  to  to   ��� = --���?'-3_*_'-9*9a__i:_.9feeftfe6_eeS*f:6S  WM.  HUNTER  &  Groceries, Crockery.  ABERDEEN BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  CO.  sNELSON  m  HONDI   CEYLON   TEA  We  have-just  received a large consignment of the  celebrated Hondi tea, direct from the gardens.     It is  * easily the best tea in the market and is sold with a  guarantee.   Money refundejd if not found satisfactory.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  School Exams On.  William Burns, public school inspector, has returned to the city  after a lengthy trip through the  Similkameen and Boundary districts. At the first of the present  week he presided at the entrance  examinations in the Rossland public school and opened a similar examination here yesterday morning.  This is the first semi-annual, entrance examination held here since  Nelson was placed on the same  basis as the coast cities under "the  new regulations. On Monday the  supplemental examination - for  teachers' certificates opens at the  central school. On its conclusion  Mr. Burns will leave for the coast  for the purpose of sitting on the  examining committees. The city  schools close for the Christmas vacation on the 21st inst. and reopen  on January 7th.  To Aid the Hospital.  The collections in the city  churches on hospital Sunday will  make a handsome contribution to  the funds of the institution. The  following amounts have been received by the treasurer of the  Ladies' Hospital Aid Society, who  will have the disbursing of the  respective sums:  S. Paul's Presbyterian Church S 45 15  Methodist church       17 10  Emmanuel Congregational church     li) 00  St. Saviour's (Knglish) church ���_���_���_''(*JJ0_  Total...  .$117 55  With the Checker Players.  The last field night of the  Checker and Chess Club was the  the most interesting in the history  of the organization. A number of  close and exciting games were  played in the December handicap  series, with the result that all of  last week's leaders dropped down a  peg or two. Following is the  standing of the leading players at  the present time:  JaOHt.  Won,  W. Martin 10  D.J.Hill 181  W. Irving ..13  K. G. Smyth S_  J. H. Wallace 11.  J. B.Tuttlo....  6  In tlie chess tournament no material change took place, the players  winding up as follows:  if  3i  !>  0  Hand. Per  cap.    Con I.  mo ,'.m  Sc-atch    .��81  200 .7 IS  Scratch .70S  150 .700  100 .700  ROSSL<AIVD   ENGINEERING  WORKS  CUNL.IFFE  & MCMILLAN  Founders and Machinists, Specialty of Ore Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and Ceneral Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has bcon thoroughly overhauled and is as good  as new: .  1 23-H. P. Locomotive-type boiler, with engine attached and all fittings, ready to turn on steam.  1 bl"*(8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Ingersoll Co.  I Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  I Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern. *  Watch this advertisement for further lists, or write us before you buy for complete list.   We  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  OUR  ARE  FILTERS  FILTERS  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  OUR CL08E8TS  ARE NOISELESS  To drop us a post card that wa may call and  Never  have any plumbing done until you  give estimates.   It saves many dollars,  nave seen our goods and our prices.  3PPOSTTB  .QSTOVFIOJB.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers  -'Won. Lost.  E.G.Smyth... SJ j  D. J. Dewar 4_ _  , W.Irving... 1      ' 3  H. Goodeve.! 2 C  Percentage.  .MO  .750  .2,t0  .250  Fresh Trouble Ahead.  Captain j.��� W. Troup has returned  to the city from a trip to Rossland  and the Boundary in company with  It. Marpole and F. P. Guelius, resident engineer. The trouble with  the Red Mountain people has broken  ���oat afresh at Rossland after it was  thought an amicable arrangement  had been arrived at. The Red  Mountain road applied for and  secured an injunction preventing  the C. P. R. from building certain  spurs to mines, and the Nelson &  Fort Sheppard followed suit by  taking action to prevent the C. P. R.  crossing certain mineral lands. It  now looks as though a bitter legal  battle "was inevitable.  Off  for the East.  James V. Welch, the railroad  contractor, shipped eleven cars of  plant and live stock to Fort Francis,  Ontario, yesterday. This is the  outfit he will use on the section ..of  the Canada .Northern sublet by him  from John W. Stewart. When the  shipment is delivered at Fort Francis a blacksmith shop will be set up  and all the horses sharp shod for  the 75 mile trip on the ice. up the  river to the point where the work  is located. -Mr. Welch goes east on  Sunday by way of St. Paul and  Chicago.  Preparing to Move.  The work on the Kirkpatrick-  Wilson-Clemeiits block is rapidly  drawing to.-a close and the tenants  will, be grievously -disappointed if  they do not get in their new premises in timefor the rush of Christmas business. The various firms  are taking special pains to have the  interior fittings and arrangements  of their respective stores up to the  standard of. the building. Ewart&  Carrie have already drawn plans,  for the Canada Drug and Book  company's store and are now preparing specifications for the Kirk-  patrick & Wilson store fittings.  The latter are to be in native woods  with mirrors at intervals. The  West Kootenay Butcher company  expect to be in their premises on  Ward street about the first of the  week.  The New Smelter Band. -  The old Nelson Smelter band announces its reorganization and invites all members of the old Citizens' band to affiliate. The officers  of the new organization are A.  Nagorsen, chairman, and Ben  Chambers, secretary. The smelter  "musiciansTiesire^t^r^  class band and to allay any ill feeling that may have arisen over the  instruments lately in dispute.  PETCSONA.tr.  J. T. Farmer of Sandon is at the  Madden house.  W. .1. McConuell of Lethbridge is  at tho Queen's hotel.  George B. Garrard aud J. C. Ryan  of Kaslo arc at tho I'hair. .       .,  Harvey H. Cooper of Vancouver  ia registered at tho Hume.  A. R. Macdonaid of Pilot Bay is  a guest at llio Tromont hotel.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  Boy Wanted���Good, smart  boy  ���wantcd-at Fred Irvine & Co.'s.  For Sale���Furnished rooms. Apply Mrs. Nelson, Carney block.  If you want to buy or sell anything go to the "Old Curiosity Shop."  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street.    Telephone  call 35.  For Rent���Store in Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  Wanted���A   first-class   foreman  for granite quarry near Nehon.   Apply John  Gunn, llobson.  Wanted���Position as bookkeeper  or any clerical position.  Good references. Apply  T. 13. C, Tribune office.  Wanted��� Girl for housework,best  wages paid.      Apply to  Mrs.  Schermerhorn,  Water street, near O'Neill's grocery.  For Sale���A new house, very convenient, modern improvements, easy terms. Ad-  ply A. E. Clarko, Stanley and Carbonate streets  Wanted���Position in store, grocery or gent's furnishings, by young man, Ave  years'- experience. Good references. I. M., Tribune ofllco.  Miss Von Der Werth���Clairvoyant, palmist and card reading. Gives advice  on commercial business and mining; reunites  unhappy lovers and broken-up families. Boom.  1, over Thomson Stationery Company.  The majority of Ladies  prefer a Ring to any-  other article of jewelry.  It is always an acceptable X mas gift.  We are showing a very '.  nice variety of styles  at prices ranging from  $6 to $75, also a line  of cheaper rings from  $2 to $5.  REMEMBER all of our  rirgs are solid gold.  Make your Xmas selections early.  If Brown said so, it's right.  t. hTbrown  It Counts in Results  STANLEY  178 Baker Street)  PIANOS  Nelson, B. C.  NELSON OPERA HOUSE  saturdayTdec. 15  Matinee and Evening.  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs  are our specialties. They en-  ' sure a delightful freshness in  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  t _  Telephone.  185 Baker Street  CAPTAIN BEACH  ���     ���     ���      iliaD    ���    ���    ��  WATER KING  This great American swimmer  will give a lecture.on swimming  and a grand . aquatic exhibition, consisting of  EATING, DRINKING  SMOKING, WRITING  and SLEEPING  UNDER WATER  to  to  to  to.  to  to  to  to  to  Ladies'Jacket Sale..  58.  to  to  to  to  J;  This performance takes place in a large glass  tank filled with wator, which is entirely exposed"  to viow. There are no mechanical appliances  for supplying air to Mr. Beach while under water.  The management guarantees a bona fide exhibition. _________  Afternoon performance at 3 o'clock.  Admission, Children 10c, Adults 25c.  Evening performance at 8 o'clock.  Admission 25c.  to  to  to  to  to  to  Here's a lot of LADIES' JACKETS that  we will LOSE money on but they MUST  all go. There are several styles, some with  fly front:, som_ with box front, some with  tight fitting or box back. They are new,  they are good, and the prices are less than  half they ought to be. These are bound to  please   ���   * . ,* ��� -.  $ ��� 6.oo Jackets at $2.75  $ i o. oo Jackets - at  4.75  $12.50 Jackets at  6.00  $18.00 Jackets at  9.00  *to-  to  to  to  to  to  to  Martin   O'Reilly   <&   Co.  HOUSTON  BLOCK, NELSON.  &&&&&&&&&&$���*       .*��*5��*^��5��J��5��?i!i5il|f  to  Ask Your Grocer,  for New  swBmr CIDER  for Mince Flea.  CIDER VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  P. J. RUSSELL  Buyer and Bxportor of  RAW  FURS  THE  NICEST  FLAVORED  TEA  TO  DRINK  IS  PURE  CEYLON   TEA  Hondi is the finest 50c tea on the market.  Put up in lead packets on the estate where it is grown.  Highest Prices  Prompt Returns  Pair Assortment  Ship by Express.  NELSON, B. O.  READY FOR WINTER  Just received a large  consignment of  Englisf| Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  THEO.   MADSON  BAKER STREET.  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Avpir O. U ItBNNOX. Bo-ottor. Ntlma B, O  w  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Ladies' and Children's  GARMENTS  to  LADIES' COATS, Silk Lined, regular price $12.00, reduced  �����    ..���'�����.������       ���" regular price $15.00, reduced to  LADIES' COATS, regular price $6.00, reduced to $4.00  �����- ����� .     regular price $8.00, reduced to $6.00  CHILDREN'S COATS, regular price $2.00, reduced to $1.25  HISSES' COATS, regular price $3.50, reduced to $2 50  ���* "      regular price $5.50, reduced to $4.00  .   CHILDRENS' FLANNELETTE DRAWERS at 25 cents  �� *-. SKIRTS at 25 eents  LADIES' FLANNELETTE WRAPPERS at $1.25  " ���* SHIRT WAISTS at $1.  $9.00  $11.00  We carry a large stock of Clothing, Gents' Furnishings, Boots and Shoes  and Hats and Caps.    Come and see us.  A. FERLAND & CO*  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  -_-���-~*<j. -T"*-Wi**���"

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