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 Hi  ���ft  fr-l*  ft ft  8  ft'  '.-J  I  ���*���_*  DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  &i  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  MONDAY HORNING DECEMBER 3  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  I  .%  CHAPLEAU MILL 1W IN OPERATION  An Event Which Is of More Than Ordinary Interest to  This Section of the Province.  _ >t        _ Q '_'������-  OTHER  MINING  MATTERS  IN  AND  AROUND  NELSON  Today marks the commencement  of the producing era in the history  of tlie Chapleau mine. On Satin*-'  day a quantity of-ore was sent  down from the mine on the new  tramway and the mill .'began ensuing. Today it is in full swing and  barring accidents the apparatus  0will run steadily excepting, of  course,-' the stoppages necessary to  adjust the various parts. Prior to  his departure to France last week  F. Mourgues, the company's engineer, put the mill in motion and  satisfied himself that the machinery was working smoothly. Lucien  Weyl, who at present lias exclusive  coutrol of the property, will be ou  tlie ground today and expects before night to cable the company's  head offices in London and Paris  that everything is working smoothly and the mine at last on a producing basis.  The event is of more than ordinary interest in the Nelson district  for various reasons. First the company is foreign and has manifested  creditable enterprise not only in  investing its capital at long range  but in going into a section of the  district where* no other property  was on a producing basis. Tt is  important in the interests of the  mining industry here that such enterprises should be crowned with  success because success in one venture will naturally encourage the  capitalists interested to extend  their field of operations, a sequel  greatly to be desired. - Again, the  Chapleau an assured success' means1  a steady and growing market for.  Nelson as a commercial center. For  these reasons the future "prosperity  of the property will be gratifying  to everyone interested in the. progress of the mining industry, and  this class includes all.  The Chapleau group of claims includes 40 acres of mineral land on  Lemon creek, 1_ miles from' Slocan  City. The property was purchased  from the original owners for $30,000  by the Chapleau syndicate put of  which grew the Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining Company Limited organised under the British  Companies' Act with" head offices at  London, England and Paris, France,  tihe stockholders being almost exclusively Frenph and. including  xnanynoblernen and distinguished  Parisians. Since taking ijp the  property an aggregate of n $1Q0,P0Q  has been expended in bringing jt to  =it.9"piesent=state=of=developmentr  ���J-lie liaine is located at an altitude  . of Q00Q feet froin the level of the  lake and js a high grade gold and  "silver.proposition. It is estimated  the ore will average not less than  $30 per ton, tho gold values largely  predominating. In the course of  development tin* vein was lost, and  for two months all efforts to   relo-  ���eate'it -by. -drifts, and extensions  proved futile. It is reported that  when Mr.'Mourgues took charge of  tho mino he issued instructions for  the sinking of a winze from the  tunnel and in less than a week the  vein was discovered, the fault hav-  iug arisen through a slide in the  formation.  The Chapleau is Avell developed.  Putside of the underground work,  which is well advanced, the company has followed a comprehensive  rogratti of improvements. The  ujhiings tj-re comfortable and commodious, anjple to accommodate tl\e  e-'pw whiely'-.'ifc is expected to em?  ploy. Then , a wagon; roai| was  Oiult'-Avi.th''-tUe ' assistance of the  government. This road was completed a couple of months ago and  js to be further extended next year  tn reach the Kilo properties upwards of a mile further up strearp.  The stamp mill was then started  and completed a week or ten days  since.  - The mill was supplied by Fraser  & Chalmers of Chicago and is complete and modern in every respect.  It consists of a grlz7.lv, 4x10, made  of taper bars, f-xl by .3 inches, with  H inch spacing bars and four tie  rods. The crusher is a 7x10 Blake  with two ore gates and two automatic feeds of the Challenge type.  B  The battery is of ten stamps, each  weighing 850 pounds,  all  bearing  parts being of steel and the mortars   of   the   Hohiestake   pattern.  The  cams and  cam shafts are arranged   for   Planton    keys.     The  copper   tables   are    ;**($x9G    inches  and  are placed on frames having  a    device   for   altering    the    incline   of   the   plates, . while    the  frames are on rollers and track to  expedite their removal for the replacing of, shoes and dies if necessary.   The" stamps have a capacity  of two and one-half to three tons of  ordinary ore per day.   After passing over the tables and quicksilver  traps the pulp passes into a Brown  hydroraetric sizer where it is graduated aud   the   different   sizes  of  pulp discharged into Frue vanners  where   the   pyrites are   separated  .from the gangue.    The mill is operated by water power obtained from  Lemon creek.  The millsite is a trifle over a mile  below the mine and a tramway was  plauned to deliver the ore. The  contract for the tramway was let  to A. Painter of Nelson and the  work completed under the direction  of Fred E. Beer.  An interesting chapter in the  history of the Chapleau * was  recently enacted. Two distinguished Parisians, the marquis de  Dusmet and viscount de Grammont,  came to Nelson in November empowered to act with the powers of  the entire directorate. Their visit  resulted in a change of management whereby the commercial  direction of the company in British  Columbia was placed in the hands  of G. Lucien R. Weyl whose _ office,  is located on Observatory street  and the mine management vested  in P. Mourgues. The latter is now  in France arranging to move his  family to this city.  The future history of the Chapleau mine will be watched with  keen interest.   Will Be a Good Camp.  On the headwaters of the west  forjc of the Kokanee creek, less than  20 miles from Nelson, is a mineral  section of whicli but little is known  save among prospectors and others  whose attention has been drawn  directly to tlie fact. The' section  was prospected and staked some  years ago and now gives every iq-*-  dication of becoming a prosperoijs  camp. Five groups of ciainis are  located on the west fork of the  Kokanee, the principal one at the  present thi*e being the Lone Dutchman. This property includes three  -clSiTprth^^L^^^nutphmanT^Ifori"^  zontal aiid North Star, the owners  being IJenry Reichart and Thomas  Henderson of Nelson, J. A. Butler  of New Denver and J. Radcliffe of  Slocan Cjty. The ledge is very  large and can be traced for the full  length of the three claims. It is an  iron cap carrying good values iu  gold, copper, silver and nickel.  The owners have done 2500 foet  of work at various points and  report that the showing improves  consistently with depth. For the  amount of work done on adjoining  properties the showing is excellent.  The great drawback to the development of the section is the lack of  transportation facilities. The only  means of access now is a trail from  Slocan City built by Harry Reichart  and other prospectors, but' as the  jirail crosses tlie dVv-de it is not  passable nntil '.July owing to thp  snow. Eventually a trail will be  constructed to connect the new  camp with the Molly Gibson wagon  road, a distance qf five miles. This  will bring the camp within nine  miles of Kootenay lake and be twofold in its benefits, enabling prospectors tq get on the ground in  May instead of July and bringing  grist to Nelson raerch.auts who will  outfit parties going in who have  formerly purchased their supplies  on the Slocan City side of the  divide.    Among the Assayers.  Among tho assayers gathered in  the city for the examination in proficiency under the auspices of the  provincial government is W. A.  Williams, who has charge of the  laboratory   work   at the   Granby  smelter in Grand Forks.     Mr. Williams begrudges the time which the  examination will cause him to lose  from his duties, and is of opinion  that   the diplomas of   recognized  foreign schools of science such as  the Colorado School of Mines, from  which   he   graduated,   should   be  accepted   as   satisfactory   in  this  province, but he  is  thoroughly iu  accord with the principle   of   the  government test and  now that he  is in Nelson is disposed to commend  the idea as one which will not only  afford protection to the profession  but will safeguard prospectors and  mining men  generally against indifferent assaying.    In referring to  smelter matters Mr. Williams says :  ''.'The   Granby is  proving a great  success both from the financial and  metallurgical standpoints;   We are  smelting an average of 600 tons per  day and have put through 750 tons  in 24 hours, which is the record for  the institution.     Next spring the  syndicate contemplates adding two  furnaces   and a converter. to' the  plant and thus materially  increase  the capacity." .  How Turkey Will Pay.  Constantinople, December 2.���  Hassan Pasha, Ottoman minister of  marine and General Williams, representing the Cramp ship building  company of Philadelphia, have  signed a contract for the construe*  tion of a "cruiser - for the Ottoman  navy. The price is to be #350,000  which includes ^623,000 as indemnity to the United States for losses  sustained by the Americans during  the Armenian massacres.  THE CONSERVATIVE RALLY  Bad Wreck on Mexican Central.  San Antonia, Texas, December  2.��� A. terrible wreck, in which-- a  score of persons were killed and  about 00 injured, occurred on the.  Mexican Central railroad on Thursr  day afternoon between Iamanacha  and Symon, 50 miles south of  Jumilico.        "           -  THE FIGHT AT RIETFONTEIN  A    DESPERATE    ATTACK     AND  -- ���- ���    SEVERE "FIGHTING.  General Eoberts on His Way Home  Inspects Historic Majuba and  Laing's Nek.  Bloemkontrin, December 2.���  Further details have been received  regarding the fight near Rietfon:  tein between the British under gen-_  eral Paget and the Boers under  commandants Viljoen and Erasmus,  -November 28 th and 2Pth. Gfeneral.  Paget, toward evening qf the second  day, closed in upon the Boer position with the intention of attacking  next day at dawn, The Boers, however, with reinforceinents, including three guns, made j^lesperate  attack and severe fighting ensued,  The Boers, who were repulsed with  heavy loss, withdrew in a north--  easterly direption. General Paget  having occupied their position sent  mounted infantry in pursuit. The  New Zealanders displayed great  gallantry, having five out* of six  officers wounded.  London, December 3.���No further  details have been received regarding the capture by the Boers of the  British garrison at Dewetsdorp on  November 23rd, but it is said that  general Dewet had seven guns.  Ladvsmitij, Natal, December 2.���  Lord Roberts, who arrived here on  Friday, had inspected Majuba and  Laing's Nex while en route. Replying to an address from tlie  townspeople here, he expressed his  Admiration of the gallant defence  o.f the town, which he character-.  i?ed i\. a -glorious niei**",orial of  British pluck and endurance only  equaled by the determination and  bravery of the relieving force."  Increase of Immorality.  Toronto, December 2. ��� James  Noxon, provincial inspector of  prisons and public charities, says  that immorality and drunkenness  are on the increase among girls and  young women employed in factories  and shops. He attributes it to the  large number of girls coming into  the city from the country and who  are removed from the restraining  influences of home life.  Diaz Takes the Oath.  City  op Mexico, December 1.���  President Diaz today took the oath  as president of the republic for the  next four years.  SIB CHARLES TUPPER MAKES AN  ELOQUENT ADDRESS.  Candidate McKane and Hon.  Clarke  Wallace    Also   Elucidate   the  Principles of the Party,  The Conservatives fired   the big  gun in their campaign at the opera,  house Saturday night, and in   several   respects   the    meeting    was  among the   most notable political  gatherings in the history of Nelson.  First .among the special   features  was the   presence   of   sir   Charles  Tupper, the venerable leader of the  party.    Owing to sir   Charles'   advanced age and the fact that he  had   announced     his     permanent  withdrawal from the active   political arena it is extremely  probable  that his address on Saturday night  will be his last iu British Columbia,  and probably one of the addresses  which will go down , in history as  among the closing appearances in a  political   fight .of   the    venerable  statesman.  Then,Mr. McKane made  his initial appeiafrancebefore a general Nelson audience, and , considerable interest-was manifested in" the"  Rossland gentleman who ...snatched  up the Conservative banner when  the former standard bearer laid   it  down on the eve   of. the   election.  Again hon. Clark Wallace made his  initial bow to'the electors bf Nelson,  affording them an, opportunity- of  'estimating his calibre alongside the"  leader   to   whom  'he   has been   a  sturdy supporter for many   years.  Another feature was the ' presence  of many ladies, allowing the orators  to preface their, addresses with the  conventional opening "Ladies   and  gentlemen" for the first time in the  campaign. -   '*>  The opera house was crowded to  its utmost capacity.and*-the,audi-v  ence was certainly-disposed to back  up the speakers. From start to  finish the interruptions wero only  such as were caused 'by the applause. John Toye occupied the  chair and on the platform were several representatives of the local  Conservative executive cornnjuttee  and party, including .John A. Irving, Fred 'S,tarkey, j. A. Kelly, W.  A. Macdonald, Frank Fletcher, Q.  L. Lennox, D. M. Carley, and John  Elliot. Generally speaking, ]\Ir.  McKane de.vqted his' attention to  his own candidature and local  issues, sir Charles tq the record of  the Conservative party as a natibn-  builder and J>fr." Wallace to the  trade and general policy of the  party.  Candidate McKaue opened' the  speaking and received - a cordial  welcome, though the audience had  not developed the enthusiasm at  thiS'Stage-whieh^was^demoustrated^  as the meeting progressed. The  Conservative candidate made a  good speech. At times he hesitated  but was never lost, and throughout  his address was characterized by a  spirit of manliness which could not  and did not fail to excite admiration. There was no cringing or  playing to anything but the finest  sentiments of the audience. Mr.  McKane spoke as a man holding a  good brief, for which neither  apology nor excuse was needed or  offered. Among his strongest poiiits  iu regard to the local issues involved  were scored at the exppnse of the  Arbitration Act passed by the  Liberal administration, which he  described as replete with "ifs, ands  and mays with no shalls and therefore utterly worthless,'-' and in  attacking an administration which  would tolerate legislation such as  permitted Japanese to vote. Both  points went home, and on concluding Air. McKane was accorded warm  applause.  Sir Charles Tupper followed and  was received with an ovation which  must have impressed -him deeply  despite his familiarity with such  evidences of esteem and respect.  Whether this had any effect or not  oil the venerable statesman, it was  a fact that sir Charles made one of  the greatest speeches ever delivered  from the platform of the opera  house. Prefacing his speech by  pointing out that his withdrawal  from politics placed him on the  same footing as any citizen present,  he proceeded in a masterful manner  to sum up somewhat briefly the record of the Conservatives and to  place it alongside that of the Lib  erals, very greatly to the disadvantage of the latter.   Sir Charles was  in splendid voice and spoke with a  force and vigor altogether astonishing   in  view  of    the   arduous  labors  he   has   undergone  during  the campaign   elsewhere throughout   tho Dominion.   In the course  of his review of Canadian history the  man of eighty years  became the  orator of forty, aud for an hour and  a half was the "Lion of Cumberland"   again.   He   threw out   the  challenge on the start that if he  could not conviuee his hearers of  the justice of the great cause he  presented he would ask no one to  attach siny weight to anything he  might say in the course of the effort.   The close and respectful hearing, punctuated by hearty rounds  of  applause, evidenced the effect  which his arguments carried.    One  of the many noteworthy features of  sir   Charles'   magnificent   address  was his reference to the statement  that   he   had   read   in    Saturday-  morning's issue bf The Tribune of  a   Canadian   official appointed by  the    Liberal   administration   and  resident in Paris, France, had  presented Paul Kruger, late president  of. the Transvaal republic, with a  copy, of   the life of Washington,  expressing regret at the same time  that France had not intervened   to  prevent the British   conquest, and  the hope . that   such   intervention  might still eventuate.   This was.re-  ceiyed with a deep silence which  the. Conservatives   present   would  probably regard as ominous to the  Liberal cause,  Honi Clark Wallace closed with a  strong speech full "of arguments,  facts and figures intended to advance the interests of candidate  McKaue. He is an admirable  speaker and accomplished what few  others would have succeeded in doing, holding the attention of the  majority of the audience from 11  o'clock to within afew minutes "of  midnight.   GERMANY DONT WANT HIM  KRUGER WILL. .PROCEED, DIRECT  TO; HOLLAND;      " '"' S  The Cologne Gazette Thinks"It Wo^lc}  Be a Grave Political Mistake  To Receive Him.  Berlin, December 2.���Mr. Kruger  has abandoned, his proposed visit  to Berlin, qwing to the receipt of  an official intimation that emperor  William regrets that in consequence  of previous arrangements he will  heunable to receive him. The Boer  statesman will, therefore, proceed  direct from Cologne to Holland. He  telegraphed to this effect this afternoon. The Cologne Gazette in an  inspired communication says: "Mr.  =I_ruger!s-visit-=is=not=agreeable=to=  Germany, his plan being, to obtain  intervention in South Africa. It  would be a grave political mistake;  it would be even a great crime to  allow him to even entertain a spark  of hope that Germany will render  him any practical support.*' This  declaration is accompanied with  reproaches, Mr. Kruger being  charged with "having encouraged  a useless guerrilla... warfare ftfid  having disregarded Germany's advice when he might still have followed it."      _____  Pleased in England.  London, December -3.���All the  London morning papers comment  with unbounded enthusiasm upon  thp abrupt snub administered by  emperor William to Mr. Kruger,  which is all the more noticeable  when contrasted witli the Boer  statesman's concededly successful  visit to France. The snub is ver  garded as further evidence of the  better relations existing between  Great Britain and Germany. Emperor William's telegram to the  German minister at Luxemburg was  the outcome of a despatch whieh  Mr. Kruger sent to the Kaiser on  arriving at the German frontier:  "On reaching German soil I hasten  to express to your majesty my sentiments of respectful devotion and  cordial sympathy." The official explanation offered through the German press is that steps had not  been taken to ascertain whether  Mr. Kruger's visit would bo agreeable. The Bper delegates admit  that they have received a serious  check and Mr. Kruger is said to be  extremely   disheartened.  KITCHENER WILL BE AGGBESSIVE  And Tireless in  His Efforts to Capture  Boer Leaders  and Crush the Rebellion.  FORD'S TELEGRAMS TREATING ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS  New York, December 2.���In a  special dispatch dated London, 2 a.  in., Mr. Ford, correspondent of the  New York Tribune, says: ";-'.'"'" ���:  GenerarKitfchener's first bulletin  is business-like. It is dated from  Bloemfontein and opens with a  summary pf Knox's rear-guard action, the pursuit of Dewet and the  attack upon Hertzog. It takes Knox  in touch with Dewet 12 miles north  of Bethulie and confirms the impression that Kitchener will hunt  down the dangerous Boer leader by  relays of mounted men, continually  reinforced and relieved. The capture of Dewet and Steyn is really  the first great stroke he has in  mind, and the same tactics of sending, out' mobile columns of a thousand men and keeping them in motion on the trail of the commandoes  will be adopted. This is indicated  by his account of Paget's fighting  with Viljone and Erasmus and his  comment that Littleton is operating  with the British flying column.  The success of the Boer leaders in  keeping their forces in the field  when they have been cut off from  every base of supplies is explained  by veteran soldiers on the theory  that there are secret storage places  for provisions and ammunition to  which .they return from time to  time.  General Dewet's fresh exploit excites admiration here, since Englishmen admire pluck in even- an  enemy and they have a true sense"  of fair play. . They- welcome lord"  Kitchener's- sviecession to-the chief,  command," because they consider  lord Roberts is too magnanimous a  general to deal with guerrilla bands,  and are convinced of the necessity  of some change in the taotics. Lord  Kitchener is understood to favor  the organization of a considerable  number of mobile columns of  mounted men ranging from f��00 to  100,0 strong for running down  Dewet and other Boer generals.  This plan of- operation does not  differ materially from lord Roberts'  recent tactics except in a single  point ���- reduced strength of the  columns and exclusive.employment  of mounted men. The infantry  battalion will be mainly used in  guarding towns , and lines of  column.  Full justice will be done to lord  Roberts on his return to England.  General Buller is already honored  with hero worship. There is an  eVidelTt"^etWminlStioii---=in official*"  and military circles to justify everybody who has been fighting on the  English side in South Africa. The  graveyard of military reputations  has been closed and padlocked.  Lord Wolseley leaves headquarters  with an elaborate tribute from  every journal on his military  career and receives tonight the  honor of a farewell banquet from  his colleagues of the war office and  the Junior Constitutional club. He  deserves every tribute of respect,  yet there is a grim irony in the retirement of a once lauded reformer  at the close of a year when military  experts themselves being witnesses,  the inefficiency of tho entire system  of training and tactics in the  British army has been demonstrated. '  Reception of Canadians.  Referring to the reception bf the  Canadian troops Mr. Ford says:  "The Canadian troops wore heartily  cheered on their march through tho  embankment yesterday. They disported themselves like tourists at  tlie tower, but regained their military form when marshaled in the  Egyptian hall, and tlie Mansion  House for inspection by the lord  mayor. Lieutenant colonel Buchanan made a soldierly speech in  which ho oxpressed the satisfaction  of the Canadian troops in having  fought side by side with the British regulars and Australians for the  salvation of the army. Compliments were exchanged at the Guildhall and St. Paul. The evening  was spent at Kensington barracks  and the bulk of the contingent will  attend   service     in    Westminster  '-._ I  -VI  "*--*; i  ' abbey.      The   Canadians   are   the  guests of the nation   during " their  stay   in   London   and   are   made  thoroughly   comfortable    through   -.  constant thoughtfulness of the duke   ���.  of Abercorn's committee,  The Chinese Situation.  Mr. Ford says in reference to the  peace of Europe and the settlement    *  of the Chinese question:   December -'  opens with better omens for the -  maintenance   of   European    peace  and the industrial seeurity of the  world.   Not only has Mr. Kruger's ,.  mission to Paris proved  a  failure,   * '  but   the   French people, as   their   -.  most   censorious   critics   here   are     ���  constrained to admit, have acted in   ���'  perfect form aud with sobriety bf  judgment, abstaining from any de-'  liberate affront to   England.    Mr.^ :'  Kruger's journey to Berlin is re-'~*  garded  with indifference,  because  the Germans will be certain to take  their cue from their emperor.  Discussing developments in  the  Chinese embroglio,  Mr. Ford, says:  The czar is reported out of danger  from typhoid fever,  and  although*  his    convalescence    may    be    protracted,   there   is  little, reason to'  dread   a   change   of rulers   which'-  might be a serious menace to peace  in China. A settlement is approach-,  ing slowly, but surely.    The powers  are not following  tho lead of theyrH,"jj  ..-Til  - .'-SSI  ��t_x L  1      -  51  ^���fft.*- ���*>*"���  y,cq  - ?A-l  __   ���<���*;  .   il  German emperor and the wily empress is slowly wearing out their  patience.   ��� -��� . '   V  "Cynical commentators oii events ;-  already-foresee"the virtual triumph-,'  .of Chinar*rover -Europe.     Some   of v  them blame the American  govern- _  ���jnent   for- unexpected leniency in*"  ..dealing witlithe. guilty mandarins, **  but   the  wiser  critics admit that*.*  English    opinion  'is  exjiressed   at*- *  Washington.     The  return  of   the,  empress  to * Pekin after   arrangements have been made for the pay----  ment   of a nominal indemnity is'-  regarded here, as a necessity of the  situation and a foregone conclusion.  If justice  be  sacrificed  to  expediency yand the empress be allowed  to score   the   main  points  in  the*  game,".the English will console them- -  selves with the reflection that they  are not responsible for the practical  collapse of the concert of   retaliation and .vengeance, since they have  an awkward war on their hands  in  South Africa and are forced to consider the plain facts of the case. .  There are some singular com- .  ments in today's Spectator on the  trend' of affairs in China. The  action of the American government  in-^favor'-'oi���mild���sentences_andar  moderate indemnity is considered a  decisive factor in the problem.  Russian support on lenient measures is recognized, with the certainty that the government will  rivet her grip ou Manchuria. France  and Japan are expected to throw  their weight on the same scale, and  only Germany and Great Britain  remain as strenuous advocates of  co-action and reprisals. The question is raised whether tho German  emperor, who has been suspected  of having a strong desire to acquire  possessions in China, will quietly  endure the failure of his hopes.  The Spectator seems to anticipate  that he will fall back upon Gei-  many's direct claim for an enormous  indemnity for the murder of her  minister in Pekin and seize tho  province of Slum Tung as a  material guarantee that his demands will bo complied with.  He will consult England, as he is  pledged to do by the dual agreement, but will probably reject her  advice and retain Shari Tung, which  is rich in minerals and will enable  him to meet all expenses of the  campaign in China, and no great  power will make war upon him.  This cynical view of the probability  in China is expressed by the in<_st  optimistic English journal, and it  fully justifies the American distrust  of tho German emperor's ulterior  purposes and the Washington government's suspicion that the European concert is a reed shaken by the  wind. Tho occupation of Shan  Tung would be a sorry sequel to au  Anglo-German agreement based  upon the integrity of China and the  freedom of commerce.  y>��J  AC..  y*sH  '-$,1  ��� i 7!V  HE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B. C  MONDAY DECEMBER 8 1900  _*._*   a*. A*   I* ' I- ���aaa**-- ���___1<L\ ______ *- ^**Sr'^"& "."-f Jg'^'aS'���_* ���JR'S?'^   I  ii^��C:*&C-��-lfe!|Bf"*:rier��!^:?!        *&_Ttt&9t9*9Z&,&*9!993fr_  __V-  ; ; _ -ilV  it/  \fc  to  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY  >wCORPORATED 1670.  ti  ti  ti  to  to  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE WITHIN THE NEXT��  * FEW DAYS ONE OF OUR Vg  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  to  to  to  Xmas  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  to  to  to  '$ DON'T THINK YOU HAVE BEEN NEGLECTED $  f^\ _^4_-3_,_,-_'*}-3-f-f-f-f.-f.&-f-f^-<r-E- (f)  jL Your name   has   been   overlooked   unintentially in them  i\ Nelson Directory, that's the  reason.      But there is no^\  (fi reason why you should  not   have   one.    We have lots(f\  to to spare,  and they are yours for the asking. to  jL ���*_\**<9*-*_\_\-*_\_\***9**Zt***f fly  to OUR   XMAS   HAMPERS   ARE   WINNERS to  Lists  to  PRICES $5.00 and  $10.00.  ����-M _____**.*���>-���'>*-������ art  TELEPHONE  13  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  _,_��__ _a_s__ai__fti____ti_ft"-fe '^___m^t  'Pf:^.'m''^)'^"0''9'S"_\;p>'0f^'  ^jinyxrrxxxxxxxiTxxixiaxrxxtiriixixirixixxtxixrriiT^  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 oarrier .      .  Monthly, fay carrier  Three Months, by carrier  Six Months, by carrier  .  One Year, by oarrier  ft    55  1 00  2 60  5 00  10 00  xiuxuzxzxxxnxxxz:  -   [  u  Ti  the local merchant paid 25 cents a  pair all round. This is probably a  fair comparison of prices on hundreds of .articles that aro required  in the households of Nelson, and  which are purchased in Toronto by  too many-people who imagine they  are making a saving.  Evert newspaper in the mining  districts of the province contains  notices that go to" show that the  amendment' to the Mineral Act  allowing the advertising-out of  delinquent co-owners is working  satisfactorily. This was a piece of  "legislation-that- required twelve-  years to bring about, the first newspaper published in Kootenay advocating it in 1888. It took almost  as long' to bring about legislation  abolishing the five-dollar tax on  men working in mines.  The smelting of ores mined in  British Columbia is doing much to  upbuild the following towns,  namely, Nelson, Trail, and Grand  Forks."'When the smelters now  under way at Greenwood and  Boundary , Falls are in operation  these towns will feel the good  effects. Yet there are people in  British Columbia who believe the  mining industry would be hampered if all the ores mined in the  province were smelted in the  province.-"  "   Two ladies living   in   the   East  ward   are   wont   to   spend   their  leisure time in knitting slippers for  tlie members   of   their -respective  households.'   One sent to   Timothy  Eaton's store in   Toronto for  the  Holes for her slippers,  a,s   she said  the prices in Nelson were too high'.'  The other does not  buy   anything  outside of the town, and purchased  tlie soles for her slippers  from  the  Neelands Shoe Company.    The lady  who sent to Toronto paid 30 cents a  pair for one size and 20 cents a pair  for another   size,   besides   express^  charges.   The lady who patronized  The advent of politicians from  the East has not been .altogether  a blessing. They have brought  with them the prejudices that exist  in the communities in which they  live, and which are npn:exis.tant in  British Columbia. Here there are  no prejudices as to race and religion. The native of Quebec who  speaks French lives on neighborly  terms with the native of Ontario  who speaks English. The men from  Glengarry who were born Catho-  . lies work alongside the men   from  Bruce who were born Presbyterians. Enmities between neighbors  can be raised re.adily enough without introducing racial and religious  cries.  Sm Charles Tupper is fairly entitled to be called the Grand Old  Man of Canada. Over eighty years  of age, he is as bright mentally as  at any time during the forty-five  years that he has been at tlie front  in political strife. While in Nelson  ho passed one night in attendance  at a Scotch dinner, and the next  night was for hours on a platform  in a public hall listening to and  making speeches. There is one  thing that the average Canadian  likes, that is, pluck, and  when pluck is coupled with  brains, the man that has both com-.  mands respect. Sir Charles Tupper  left Nelson with the respect of  m.any young men who heard him  last night, young men who were  reared in the Liberal faith.  The Vancouver News-Advertiser  says that provincial mineralogist  Robertson is a careful and conscientious official., The provincial  mineralogist may be lipth^ca.refu]  and conscientious, and yet believe  that there is no mineral in British  Columbia. What the. people want  is a mineralogist that lias faith in  the   country.   One that when lie  Visits, a new district will say some;  thing; encouraging, rather than  something, discouraging, to. the men  who are trying to develop it, often  under great disadvantages and  hardships. There are enough  "knockers" and pessimists in every  mining camp now without adding  to the number the men paid by the  province to investigate thoroughly  before making reports either for or  against a camp or district. What,  is.wanted i.-i a provincial mineralogist' that is careful and conscientious and hopeful, and, above all,  one who lias sense to keep his mouth  shut when the showings are not  altogether to his liking.  .Shipments to the Trail Smelter.  Shipments of ore to  tho  smelter  at Trail continue steady,  the total  for last week being 0f517 tons, from  the following mines:  Tons.  War Kugle of norland 27Si*3  Iron Mask of ltossl'iwl  ���Ul  li. C. of Phoenix  *_o*21  Payne of Sandon  130j  Sullivan of Kimberley Wil  Ymir of Ymir    50"  PRIVATE SALE  HOTEL    OUTFIT  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., cor-*  ner 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-FOOTBOAT  Terms: cash. For further particulars apply to  OLD CURIOSITY SHOP  JOSEPHINE STREET   GRAND,    LABOR    RALLY  The Independent Labor party  will hold a gr.and rally in the opera  house on TUESDAY EVENING,.  DECEMBER 4th..  Chris. Foley, Alexander Dick and  James Wilks will speak and a glee,  club will, render some of the latest  e-iuipaigu songs. Everybody invited.  Surpassing1  Display in  Fall Suitings  All the fashionable creations  in Fall and Winter wear are  included in my last consign-,  ment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, arid.' Fancy Trouserings  EvSManer  Ncolandfl' Building, Baker Street.  '       FRED J. SQUIRE. Manager.  ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT  TAILOR.  OPPOSITK   THB   QUEEN'S   HOTEIj.  Largo stock of high-chum imported uoodH.   A  Jec.liiHy. of  tlio square   shoulder���Lite   latest  :ili'!a.h  lai aiAalo " *."? _  specialty, c  fashion In coals.  E. P. Whalley, J.P/  NOTAR-Y, PUBLIC  Ofllce with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  HakorDirects. -"���'"' *���  -���>���-������'��� -t -'  City, ofllce of the Nelson Soda water Factory.  A. R. BARRIttW, A.M.J.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Comer Vlotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 66Q. TELEPHONENO.-9".  DR.  ALEXANDER  FORIN ~  OFFICR  AND  RESIDENCE  Silica   street, between Ward and  Josephine, streets..  Telephone 120.  m  to  to  to  to  to  ' jr****-  ��� i*^iii*-i*_x*ntxi*-iix*ri-*xii*-_:*-*-ix��  ||   Holiday [j  _   N�� Y?.U !.��������. _  |   Arriving Daily,    jj  E_axc-z*3_x*ixx_t_a_--*_if *__x-c_-_  FRED IRVINE & GO.  ��iiii>ircrrrni~ii,.--ix*_-:i*aj--r-a  jj The new Straight |  t] Front Corset. We |  jj have them, [j  [_ccix*a*c*:xTi*ai_iix*:ir_*u-:x*:ijrx_  Merchandise has its place in the preparations for the Xmas season.   The attractiveness  of the goods to be found in all onr departments will make brisk selling for the next three weeks. *  to  to  to  CHRISTMAS   DOLLS  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  f$\  _ S��'e agents  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, 9  to 27 inches ; 35e 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,    $1.2-5 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  rTTTrnnimiTWrmr���it-  MW   _ "7��r Butterick  j\ *'_ Patterns  i  FRED IRVINE & CO  trxiixrti-niiixxiuixnxxirixixixx-  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  3 Special care taken fa  a in filling all   mail jj    ..^  jj orders. jj   If\  (^x*a~*tixxxiiiixxxxxx*-xxx*:xxxxx_n    JTA\.  v^^���0. 000. . 00  .00 . 00.00 ' 00 '00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00 . 00 .00. . 00 . ��� ^_*K ��� __***,��� __*_V ���__**!*��� 2^*a ,?__"**��� ^*~_ ��� ^*a*%�� ***a~_ ��� __k. **a_^ ��� *-"���**��� ***~^ ��� __"fc. **~*k " __"*�� ^^ ^^M  �� ��� &_*'4t0?^**'4^' __^-^_*'_1^^r^^'^^*^^^'^^4t_*'^_^^*'^*-' -^^ ���^^'^��-^fc'^��'^fc^^^'-^^i^_^-^���-^^.'^���'^_��-^B>-^_��'^* ^B. f'  ~Ik ��� *^__."!*>*Mti--^*^k'#.**Vk **al^** ^***fe *****_. * ******^***aa_k * ***~W *^^_ * **a*__ * *^_k * **^_k **te_ * *a^^ * a _^^ " 00* __^'*L00* __0���' _^0'\^0 \_^0'.___f ' _Ma?* __^ * ^^0' _9��t* * 00* __a^ * __0 *_0^ '  :t-21 to 331 Haker Strco*-, Nelson  Americati ar\d European Planp.  MEALS    25    CENTS  ROOMS TaTGriTKn BY EtLECTRICITY  AND HEATBD BY STICAM *   "  25 CENTS/TO W  !S  BARER STREET. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated, with- Hot Air."  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-olass  dlning-room.-Saraplo roomff for obmmerolal men.,,  RATES $2 PER DAY  NELSON  SAW & PLANING MILLS  Limited.  We are prepared to Furnish  'by Rail, Barge.or Teams  DIMENSION LUMBER  ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER  LOCAL and COAST CEILING ,  LOCAL and COAST FLOORING  DOUBLE DRESSED COAST CEDAR  RUSTIC, SHIPLAP, STEPPING     .  PINE and CEDAR CASINGS  DOOR JAMBS, WINDOW STILES  TURNED WORK, BAND-SAWING  BRACKETS, NEWEL POSTS >��� .  TURNED VERANDA POSTS  STORE FRONTS  DOORS, WINDOWS and GLASS.  Get Our Prices before,  purchasing* elsewhere.   OFFICE: CORNER HALL AND FRONT, STREETS.  FACTORY: HALL STREET, C. P. R. CROSSING.   MILLS : HALL.STREET WHARF,  B|rs.:.L C. ClarJie,, Prop-  LATE.OF THE ROYAL HOTEL, ,OALGABT  ELECTORS  During the heat of the elections  VOTE^  for the  10c       BIG . SCHOONER,      10c  Boer or Half-and-half nt tho  ~ZZ~     -_��� ��*v  Always fresh.  The only good Beer in Nelson  P. Burns & Co,  Head Office at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  E. Jo CURRAN^ Prop,  Corner^Stanley and Silica Streets..  f.  Baker and Ward  Streets", Nolson  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained  nndor one management since 1890." - ���������--*������-  .  The bed-rooms are well famished and lighted  by electrlolty. ���..���.>-������.���,->-���,  ���   Tho bar Is always stocked by the beat dom B-:  tlo and Imported, liquors and olgars,' ^  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. li. M<-MANUS, Managor  Bar stocked with best brands of wlrieB, liquors,  and Cigars.^ Beer^onr draught' Large oomfdrtv'  able rhomsf." Flrstfcola��"a. tobln Ivriard.    * ' ���  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silyerbon, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Buteher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE) AUD BBTA1L  FISH ANDJfOULTRY^IN SEASON ,  Bake. Street, Nelson ��;  g#   TRAVES,   Manager  ORnniRB rvmAii Rwra-T-rv nAW-B'TiT. *vn pbiimp:,  "���<v\y���ynv.  WHOLESALE TRADE  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPK & CO., LIJMITKD.-Corner.Vernon  and' Cedar sli-ecls, Nolson, 'iaaimfactui-ors  *of and wholesale dealers in ternted waters, and  fruit syrups.   Solo  agents for Halcyon Sprint's  mineral wator.   Telophono GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES,  Wl?. TKKTZKL & CO.-Corner Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In aHsayers supplies. AgenLs for Bonver  Fire Clay Co. of Deuvor, Colorado..  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholosale doalers. in liquors), cigars  cement, firo brick and fire clay, water plpoiand  stoer rails, and gonoral commission merchants.  ELECTRICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  -TnUUTIONCOAU-ANY���Wholeflaleilt-ia.-  ers In telephones, aniiunciatorH, bolls, batLorio.-i,  Itxturos, eto., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KEIt MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals,' Flour, Grain, Hay., Straight or .  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenuy Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, New west-  minster, and Edmonton, Alberto,.  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCR CO.���Bakor  street, Nelsou (George V. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Food, Grain, Hay aud Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phono 26.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.-Baker  Btreeb, "Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealors in fresh and cured meals.  Cold storage. '  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� HaU streets, wholesale grocers and  *obbers in.blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maokinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers.   TOHN CHOLDITCH 8c CO.���Front street, Nel-  *J   son, wholesale grocers.  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���, wholesale   dealors   In  provisions,   oured  meats, butter and eggs.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and Josephine  .  ���   streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers In hardware and mining supplies.-   Agents for Giant'  Powder Co;'   LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St.,  Nelson, wholesale   dealers in  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies. - j- ������ ������ ��� = = ���* ������-.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER,' BEETON & CO.-Corner Vornon  ;  and Josephine , streets, Nelson, wholesale  doalers in liquors,- cigars and dry goods.   Agenta  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukoe and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  Coffee, Roasters and  Dealers in  '"'��� Tea and Coffee.  Fresh  roasted  coil'oo  of  the  bust quality at  Uio following prices:  .lava and Arabian Mocha, per pound..  ���lava and Mocha Jilcnd, :* pounds   Fine Santos, 4 pounds .:, ....'.'...���  Santos Blend, -fi pounds   Our Special Blond, I! pounds   Our Rico'-'Rbast.f! pounds'.   A trlal'-'orddr h oiicltcd.   Salesroom two doors  eaHt of Oddfellows' blrick, West Baker street.  40  1 00  1 00  1 00  1 OU  1 00  FOR FALL PLANTING  : Home-grown Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs,  Vines and Bulbs���80,000 to select from.   Address  M. J. HENRY. Vancouver, B. C.  H. D.  ASHCROFT  C.W. West & Co.  COAL I      WOOD!  Hard Coal  Anthracite  S9.651 ^SSr*s Nea*   $6.15  11 Coal  X>*HiriI"V__l_S*HJ3_'.  BLACKSMITHING.  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly'attended to -by a  first-class wheelwright. ���"��� ������  Speoial attention given to all kinds of repairing and custom work from.outside pointe;  Shont   Hall St.. bntwnpn Bakftr Rnd Vnrppn.  rTreisterer & col  DKKWEIiB AND nOTTLKRB 09  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular  delivery to the tirade  Brow8ryj-.tN-lBo.-i-  AQENTS  IMPERIAL  OITa COMPANY, 1/in.  No order can be accepted unless acconipanled  by cash.   ' '!_________.  Let h hri dgj^ali; C aal  The best value for the.,money in.the market  for all purpOHes.  YRKHB oabh"  W. P. Tikbnky, General Agent  Taalenhnne 147     Offlnn with O..B. J. Ohr"nMe.  bTc. EXKRS^S  and Transfep. Go.  Baggage and express moved to any part of the;  city    Special attention given to heavy teaming,  dillce with the Nelson. Winp Co.,,Baker street.;.  GEO.i F. MOTION. Manager.,  Telephone ��3.  POWDER, CAPS AND FDSE..  ���AMILTON   POWDKR  COMPANY-Baker  ���   stroet, Nelson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and blaok blasting powders,'.  wholesale dealers in caps and fuse, and eleotrlo  blasting apparatus.'  H^  SASH AND DOORS.  NKLSON   SAW   AND  PLANINGl   MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and Hull etreets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale., dealers... ���  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  *  toi order.   '"��� ������---. ���   ���.-.. ;    -  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA    WINE   COMPANY,    LIMI-  v-*   TED���Cornor Front and Hall streets, Nel-  .  son, wholesale dealers in wines.(case and hulk. "  o.*irt domBpHa< Aiirt Imtiortflal fit_fl.ro.    :  LAND NOTICE.  ������   Notice ia hereby glx*en, that sixty days after,  'date I intend to apply to.the 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 160  acres of unoccupied crown binds, commencing at-  a post marked C. p. L., thence north on tho lake;;-  front 80 chains, thenco west 20 chains, thonco .  south 80 chains, thence- cast 20 chains to place  and post of commencement.  C. P.LOUDIN.  AEOHITECTS.  EWART & CARRIE-Archltects.    Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeon block. Baker street, Nelson.  ENGINEERS.  nHARLES PARKKR-Minin_,and milling en-  ^  gineer.  Tui-ner-^ooiTla-laBlori, Baker i*tre��*,  Nelson.    '    "        *  "  .'    ' THE TRI5BXJKE:  NBLSONnr^O MQ^DiV^;ji)JSOEMBEIR 3 L90a  o  .J  Yu  BANR OF MONTREAL  OAPITAIa. all paid up....$12,000,000.00 .  "BEST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       __"7,_80.S0  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond ...���. Vice-President  K. 9. Clonston .  .General Manager  THE BANK QFr  BRITISH TCOLUMBIA  NELSON  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nkw Yonrc,  Cmcuuo, and all the principal citiosin Canada.  Buy and  Transfers.  Urant   Commercial  sell Sterling Exchange, and, Cablo.  and   Travelers'   Croditfl,  y -part of tho world.  Draft-) iHiiuod, Collections Mado, Klio.  Savings Bank Branch  CORHKNT RATH. OK* INTEREST PAin..  WRITTEN    BY    CONSERVATIVES.  (The Tkiiiuni* has placed a part of one column  at the disposal of the Conservatives, whoso .views  will bo expressed therein from time to time during the campaign. Alike privilosro is accorded  the Labor party and the Liberals.'  The Galliher committee has apparently decided   to draw  public  attention from now on to the- excellence of the present government  iu general'and of Clifford Sifton in  particular.    With th.at end in view  it has induced colonel Topping- of  T*ail to air his views in print and  -J^on Friday morning we were regaled  with   a   somewhat, lengthy letter  from J. B. McArthur of llossland,  wherein he labors to show that the  member for Brandon is  all right,  that he knows our wants���in fact  .always   has   but they have  been  overlooked in the pressure of business and it won't occur again, etc  If we mistake not, J. B. McArthur  was once upon a time a resident of  the   prairie   capital   but left that  city for fresh fields and pastures  new after certain compromising developments had , taken place over  the Northern  Pacific  railway agitation.    History  records  that his  personality did not on that occasion  inspire any great excitement among  the electorate, any more than it does  today. "   '  What will strike most thinking  people is the delightful presumption of these prairie Siftons, Olivers  and others; they come among us  loaded with a paternalism that is  immense and proceed to enlighten  us how to run a mining country;  whereas, the best people here, are  beginning to find after some years  ���j-, ,- of experience that this mining busily, noss is considerably more complicated and difficult than growing  No. I. Fife or raising shorthorns.  Mr. McArthur. seems .to have been  carriedaway bySiftonianpromises,  there is a gleeful, childlike trust  running through his letter, ending  in a thanksgiving that we h.avo  such "a young, able and vigorous  'minister as Mr. Sifton."*.* The mining journal, in faondon and the appointment or. a geological- expert  may be good moves, albeit, it is  ���open to discussion whether foreign  mining investors would bank very  lavgelyon what a minister might  say of a certain property, not to  mention tlie temptation to give undue prominence to their own properties or those of their friends,  should they have any they, wanted  to unload.  But when  it   comes to eommis-  I*    sions w�� |UaJ wel�� he spared.    The  present    government    is   nothing  ',    without   a   few   of    these   handy  screens; iu fact they are even now  talking of resuming the Washing-  *    ton "commission," which means a  1 -joIlyLgood time^at the-capital^and.  not   forgetting   a  the Canadian pub--  I''  i*  K  barren results,  good fat bill for  lie to foot.  The presence in our midst of the  Conservative chieftain will give all  an opportunity of hearing a clean-  cut statement of the present political situation, after which the literary contributions of colonel Top-  'ping and J. B. McArthur will be  consigned to the graveyard of useless campaign twaddle.  WRITTEN   BY   LABORERS.  Tin* Tiiiiiun'k has placed a part of ono column  at tho disposal of tlio Independent Laborers,  whose views will bo oxprcssod therein from  time to lime during the campaign. A like privilege is accorded the Conservatives and the  Liberals.  The grand old Canadian veteran  statesman, sir Charles Tupper, received a most cordial reception at  the opera house on Saturday evening to which his long experience  and constant attention to the requirements of the country justly  entitled him. After 45 years of  arduous legislation in the interests  of Canada everyone will .wish with  all sincerity tliat he will: enjoy tlie  repose which his advanced age and  indefatigable public duties have"  rendered necessary.  In his speech lie clearly proved  that the Conservatives, who originated the national policy, had.  consistently striven for the pub-  lie benefit, .had given the people their great national highways,  had promoted manufactures, had  fostered and encouraged home, and.  foreign trade and had laid the foundations for the progress, and development of our future great Dominion. Then With the most powerful  arguments and scathing denouncia-  Ia now prepared to-issue Drafts-and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and Dawson City, N. W. T.  tions he accused the Liberals of obtaining power in a most   treacherous manner,   by   means   of   lying  promises which   have   never   been  fulfilled.     He. showed   that   their  "Free Trade" pretended policy had  resulted in their retaining the Conservative tariff? and instead of following out their war cry of "Economy" had considerably augmented  the national expenditure and  were  now simply trading, upon   the late  yeavsiof prosperity which were   a  national boon   and   entirely   independent of .any Liberal operations.  Sir Charles then, with his sphyux  like   countenance,   beaming    with  legislative   philanthropy   and   his  whole   aspect   gleaming with   po*  itical effulgence,  began to Hatter  and sop the workingmen of British  Columbia.    He spoke of the necessity of having a  keen intelligent  man to represent them in the house;  one who was thoroughly conversant  with   the   mining    interests;    one  whose knowledge of men and matters   would   entitle   him   to   the  cordial     respect   of    the    house;  one       whose        integrity       and  actions were   unimpeachable ;   one  who was determined to uphold the-  just and rightful interests of labor,  and when he had  worked up the  enthusiasm   of   his audience, who  held their, breaths in the full expectation of hearing him pronounce  the name of   Chris   Foley as  the  rightful exponent of their requirements, to their utter astonishment  and dismay he uttered the name of  John McKane as  in duty bound,  although his eulogiums and pointed  remarks could only by any possibility, have referred  to the Labor  candidate.  The Labor party have a clear  conception of the inside workings  of our glorious constitution. They  know that sti-tesmen actuated by  the purest motives have been compelled to pander to the political  harpies who fatten upon the boodle  .that is wrested from labor and  theyare. also painfully aware that,  this debasing system is common to  the two great parties.  They give , the Conservatives  credit for laying the foundation of  Canadian prosperity, but thoy cannot understand how the Liberals  can vaunt their present majority as  tho climax of all their lying protestations.  Why, this wonderful Liberal excess is merely, the result of scooping  in tho poor Ignorant inhabitants of  the province of Quebec who follow  their priests and leaders like lambs  to the slaughter.find do- not.know-  whether Conservatism or Liberal-'  ism is tho "Soup de bouillon" or  any other mash. If their leaders  were   to   change   front' tomorrow  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside^Finisfr^^^  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.     '   .  Newel Posts ������  Stair, Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,5OQ;Q10O  $2,458,603  SliTQO'QOO  n.  It. Wilkie, Oenernl.Manager..  K. Hay, Inspoolejv  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker, Streot   J. M. LAY. Manage-,   Jacques and Emile would ; follow  suit .and shout "Vive le Reine"*  (live the queen) "A bas}es Anglais''  (down with the English): with'the  same cheerful, melodious strains,  and sing "Tarte-ta" to all 'boher.  fleial legislation except those,;  baneful measures which they*  hope will ultimately secure for them  the:greatest share- in ethe- manage-:  ment of our vast dominion.  Now, fellow laborers, do not be  misled by those eastern '���will o' the  wisps." Rouse yourselves, assert  yourselves, listen not to the voice  of the charmers, but take the matter in. your own hands and elect  one of the most worthy labor candidates that has ever solicited your  suffrages. ,  sour  <0��OM  <p��ilT \VIn_  ���A Big jh.  *"   ING J*-*'  ���"C ys  Specially recommended  for dyspepsia, loss of  appetite, sleeplessness,  indigestion, weakness  from whatever cause,  .- nervousness, fevers,  consumption, malaria  and, general debility.  '-; Women" complain of a  tired feeling. Wilson's Invalid's Port is immediate  and efficacious, leaving no  narmful effects.  Men will And it particularly valuable as a restorative and a strengthener of  the body and nei vo system  We recommend this tonic  CANADA DRUG  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  P.  D. J. Dewar, j.  Notary Public, Conveyancer.  FOR SALE  A nice 7-room house, with all modern con veil  ieneos, on Sillcia street, near Stanloy. This  to a good opportunity for anyone want ing a  nice house near business center.   Only ?2100.  7-room house, new, with all modern conveniences, good location on Mines road.  Large house on Carbonate street, near Josephine,  S20O0, easy terms.  Good houso .and lot, in.,IIumc Addition.  $2000,  easy terms:  ���-' nice building lots, 100x130, Mill street, $(i00.  Loans straight at 8%, or monthly.payments. No  fines. No forfeiture. No commission. No  delay.    ��� TO 'LIST.  Nico houso ou Alines road, bal.li, S'Jo, with water.  It-room house, with bath, Hume Addition. $20.  d-room cottage, end of Baker street. $21.50.  Large lodging honsc.jjood location, cheap. .  Olllce in  Madden Block  D. J. DEWAR  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  DT WHAT YOU WANT IB NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT _OB YOU  CALL AND GET PR-CBS  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Porto Rico Lumber Coo  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HKNDRYX AND ViDRNON STREKTS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1. White Pine Lumber Always in  Stock  We carry a complete... Btock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work.will receive  prompt attention.  Ward Bros.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  CAIVtB-E & O'REILLY  Baker. Street  REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR RENT  6-roomed house and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold water, Observatory street, magnificent view; rent..including water rate, $2d per month.  5-roomed house, corner. Cedar and Carbonate  streets; $20 por month.  '5-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $15 por month.  4-roomed cottage, Gore street $12.50 per month.  9-roomed house, corner of Mill and HaU streets;  830 per month, from 1st NovemDor.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agent.-* for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.  MINING STOCKS  BOUGHT AND SOLD  Richelieu, 1000  FOR SALE.  Porto Rico LumbedJo. Ltd.  Large hotel, furnished complete throughout,  in a good live town ; reasonable terms.  A complete set ot tinner's tools.  CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER, WARD STREET  FOR SALE-CHEAP  Six lots cornor Observatory, and ; Ilall streets  drained and cleared for- building.  Charles St. Barbe, Agent  MONEY TQ LOAN  ON  AT 7 PER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Asppl? q. L. LE*vra0X. SoliollMaT. Nelaon B. 0  d"***-*- <*"*>&"*��� (��"*" s��>-  <^�� ^r^-*"*v***-*< ��� *��������� ���  **-3'-:3'=3'<3  r?'f2'tZ>'C=2  early and Avoid the Rush.  DONE FREE  CHARGE.  BUYING: EARLY  YOU WILL  -.'.  Do not send your money out of the country.    You can  By .an inspection you will be convinced.  buy at my store as reasonable as  Here are a few nice presents:  DONE MORE  NEATLY  AND  SATISFACTOBILY  In the. East.  SILVER  SILVER  SILVER  SILVER  SILVER  SILVER  CUT-GLASS  CUT-GLASS  CUT-GLASS  CUT-GLASS  CUT-GLASS  TEA SET  COFFEE SET  CAKE BASKET  FRUIT DISH,  SOUP TUREEN  BAKE DISH  CLARET JUGS  WATER BOTTLES  DECANTERS  VASES  SALAD BOWLS  MANICURE AND  TOILET SETS  MIRRORS, BRUSHES  OAK BUTTER DISHES  OAK TRAYS  OAK BISCUIT JARS  OAK LIQUOR SETS  OAK COLOGNE SETS  ONYX TABLES  PIANO LAMPS  JARDINIERES' " *  POWDER BOXES, JEWEL CASES  m  *y-;  �����. y  w  <B,.  .tt  ���fi s-.  JACOB   DOVER,   The   Jeweler  ISEUSOIV,    B.   G.  ������   ���J? I  ���-���Ul  .z4  Our Watch and Jewelry Department has no Equal in B. C.  ^^ot^.(^'t^'^'^'^_'^'^'^_'^^i^^J^_^_._^^_.^_  v .t^z_^c -*=*��� c___?~<____7c_*****,c_*"*'C���*-*  .���sy^*"*.  Mail Orders'Receive our Prompt and Careful Attention  *e-**i�� ***_*a�� ***-**, ���>^S$��_^S, "..S^vJS""**'. t3^��3"**4 ��J^"_3"**< ��� "*":"**',�� '""**��  C=3'C_?'^>  m  M  e_Z?' C-~3 ' <��"**-'��� C-3 ' ��-""*-��� ��*""*-��� * <-"-""���" C-3'C-3' tf*""-'  ���a-^f  *m\  ELECTRICAL MACHINERY  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators, Lamps  GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES:  HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT, CIRCUITS.  CLING.SURFACE BELT DRESSING  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC.  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, B. C.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  NELSON,  B. C.  To-  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 all times to supply you with our products at lowest  possible prices. Being, in a position .to manufacture goods in larger  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 in 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^Brieks^and^Lime^Roek-haye^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 and  Builders.  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  NELSON.. LICENCE DISTRICT. .  "N'olica islicieby gi*.*f��n llrit Clicililo and .Miui-  liarino, of Kuskonook, havo nmde application,  under ilic provisions of Lhe "LIi|>ior Liu-nsc  Act, 1100," for -in hoLel licence, ut I-iiskonook,  and that a meeting of (lie Hoard of Licence  CojnmisiioncrH will be held to considci this ami  other application-, at the court house, nl the cily  ot Nelson, nn Salurd.iy, the fifteenth day of Tire  ember, 100(1. n.1 the hour of ten o'clock in the foie-  noon  W. H. KUMaOfilC-WKI-STKI**,  Chief liiconcp inspect or.  Chief Coii-,l.'ible's Olllce,  Nelson. 11. (,* , :i0Lh Nu-onibci, I'lOO.  FlaTN   AND   FACTS  OPERA HOUSE  Monday Night*, Dec. 3rd.  Two hours of sound  humor.���Toronto Globe.  common sense set in a frame of  PROF;  W.   a.   ALEXANDER f;  In.his most famous lecture on.  LOVE, COURTSHIP  MARRIAGE  JEALOUSY  ARE THEY MATED?  In this lecture tho proll'essor will show what tempermeuts should or should not m.irry; will  explain the signs of lovo m the head and face; how to tell a loving disposition,-.and whelhor thoy aro  in a loving mood; how to know a flirt, jealous-minded, or ical motherly person ,* courtship as it is  and should bo, popping the question, and how to'manage your mother-in-law. Some reasons why  those who are well mated disagree.  Afc the close, two or more couples will bo mated on the stage. Matchmaking scientific hut not  binding.   Admission 25c and 33c.   Reserved scats /iOe.  ROaSaSI^AIND   EJINOIINEERIIVO   WORKS  cuNLiFFE & McMillan  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore  Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors  and Ceneral Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and is on pood  as now :  1 12"xl8" Ingorsoll-Sargcant Air Compressor, listed at II drills.  1 Vonical Air Receiver. 8'.\-:r, S-lfl" shell, _" heads, complete with all fittings.  1 60 h. p. Return Tubular Boilor.-f-'xl'J*. J" heads, S'-' M" tubes, tested to li-JJIt, cold water pressure  fl2* heavy 30" smokestack, and all other flitting!* complete.  Watch this advertisement for further liHts, or wiito us beforo you buy for complete list, "iVc  may have just what you want.  Agonts for Northey PurapH.   Stock carried. .  RUltRAlI OI' PROVINCIAL INFORMATION  In Older that tho Go-.eminent, may bo in possession of definite informal ion with which to  supply those peeking investment in this Pio-  t. ince, I urn instructed to invite paiticulan* from  those who have properties for sale, and ��ho may  feel disposed to forward such particulars to this  ofllce for the purpose in <|iicsl ion  In view of the proposed early icorg.inis-atiou  of the Agcnt-(jieneral's Ofllce in Loudon. England, the desirability ot having on tile nh-,tof  farms and other properties for sale, with full and  -accurate-dotails-is-ob\ ions. ���Propei lies-siib--  mittcd may include farms and farmlands, industrial or comnieicial concerns, timber limits,  water powcJS, or oilier^ enterprises (-.Hording  opportunities for legitimate investment  It is not proposed to rccomnien i propei I ies to  intending investors, but to allord the fullest  accebs to the classified lists and all availablo information connected therewith, and to plate inquirers In communication with the owners.  The fullest parti-iilais arc dcsiied not only of  the properties themselves, but of the localities in  which they are situated, nnd the conditions  affecting them. Tor this purpose printed  schedule-, will, upon Application, lie forwiuded  to those desirous of making -,alcs.  It.  K.  OO&NKI.Ia,  Secretary Bureau of Provincial Information.  Victoria, U. C, No1, ember Kith,  !KX).  NOTICE.  Rossland, H. C, November Dili, liKX).  To V. B. SamsiI'-kv :  Notice Is hereby given that I, William firi'lUlis,  intend to claim tho Interests in the following  named mlnoial claims foimcily held by KB.  Silisbury, on which he has neglected to pay his  share of the e\peii6es of lhe annual assi-hsment  work.   To wit:  A one-half H) interest In the "Bunker Hill"  mineral claim.  A ono half (1) mtcrestin the "Sullivaifinlncral  claim.  A one half (') intercstin the " fidelity" mineral  cla'in.  All lhe adjoining claims, ituntodon the west  fork of the north fork of Salmon liver, in the  Nelson Mining Division,  This action is taken under Section 11 of Chapter 1.1, of the statutes of 18'Rl and amendments of  "Duo. WlUaTAM ii. TOWNSKN1).  Agent for William Cirltllths.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paporhangora.  Full lino of wall papor, mouldings, eto,   Kalso-  mining and Tinting.   Striotly .first-class  work.  Estimates furnished^   Residence Mill Street,   Upf cnV    D    r-  OppositoSchool Houso   I^IJCiIjOUII,   JD. fu.  MUSIC.  Mrs. I). II. Murray, graduate iu vocal and in-  struuic/ital 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 .losephino and  Vornon street.  P.  O.  Box 198.  THIRD AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  NOTICE  Anybody knowing the. whereabouts of Richard  Mcrton will confer a favor upon his anxious and  enquiring relatives by communicating tlie same  to the undersigned who Is in direct communication with them.  JAMES WILKS.  Secrotary Nelson Aliners' Union  TRADES   UNIONS,  ���MTEIaSON MINERS' UNION NO. 96. W. F. o  *"���'   M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, north-'  oast corner vlotoria and Kootenay streets, every,  Saturday evening at 8 o'olock.   Visiting mem' '*  bers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, Presidont   Jame "  wilkes,   Secretary.    Union Scale of W���ok8  for Nelson    District���Per   shift,    machine  men, $3.50: hammersmen miners, **U.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelers and other underground laborers, SJ3.00.  ' TIRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The regu- :  ���*���   lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union halL  -  ,- corner of 'Victoria and. Kootonay streets, on tho  first and third Thursday of each month, at  7.30 p.m. G.J. Thorpe. Presidont J. H.Mathe-  son, Secretary.  ,     -1*-iJ  *��*Vv*r  rpHE regular meotin;  x   are held  ycj��J  r--**'C  -wee.  ner  son,  of the Carpenters' Union -  Wednesday evening' of reach.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union. No. 196, of  thn TntatpnaHnnal T#mi,.���_vm_n   13a��� _. �� it*.  the International Journey men Barbers Un- . ..  ion of America, meets every first and third Mon-. ��'<-*">' *-^  day of each month in Miner's Union Hall, corner'-*-'-*' ,- -'-  of Victoria and Kootenay* streets at 8:30 p.m. * ���"*-'"4*  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to '  attend. R. McMahon,/ prflsldnn': J. H. Mathe-  son. Fecretary.-troasurer: J. C. Hard nor, recording  secretary. -  ,^>l  ���^-5  ���DRICKLAYERS AND MASONS*  UNION."  tf   The Bricklayers and Masons' International  Union No. 3 of Nolson meets second       *  "  rliug   .--  _,     _ ----. ^  uid fourth  Tuesdays lu each month-vat Mincis Union hall.  J. W. Ktcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording  and corresponding secretary,  T ABORERS'sUNION.���Nelson i.aborors' l*ro  ���" tectlve Union, No. 8121, A. F of h., meets in  traternity HaU, Oddfellow's bjock. oornor of Baker and Kootonay stroets, every Monday evening  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting moriihei-n of the Ameri--  .can. V��deration"cordially (invited to attend.,  .lames Mathew, PresideuL i Jiiltn Uoberl-s, refolding secretary.  ���jVTEIaSON PAINTERS* UnToN-TIio u-gular  -1-'   niooUng of tho   J'aiiiters*   Union  Is lield  the first and third Frldajs in eaoh month at Mm- .  eis' Union hall at 7:30 shaip.   .1. H.M.IhVdiil. ���  Prosident; Will J. Hatch: Secrotary. - -  the *  '<Tfk\  ."���*-  t.     ���i_frV_ ���  ^<-- "*���*_. _J��  ���^s!_* ���>'*-  ^  P. I. A.  ay evening,, in  PLASTERERS'  UNION-Tho O.  x     172. meets every Monday evening.  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley stroots, all  8 o clock.   J. 1). Mover. Diosidont: [Vinnld Mc-  IjARTl. Baaa-raataa.ry1  /^JOOlv'S' AND WAITER-*!' UNION -Regular  v-/   meetings on tho second and fourth Thui~-���  days of each month, at h o'clock in Alii  hall.   VinDiig.brcthern cordially invil  Hell, i president;    J. J\    Foiestell,  (ic.isnrer.  Union  *<l.    li. F. '  Kjcrelnry  FRATEBNAL- aOCIETU-S-,-.    .  Jk    NELSON,LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. ft A. M.  ���JEJT Meets second Wednesday In each month..'  ~w\ Sojourning brethren invited.  J. A. PaqueUc, K. of 1V& S  I Kootenay  ���/.Inn-,      Vlg  K. J. BradIey,iC.'C;  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.   Visiting ifccight- *J,  oordlally Invited to.attond/i ���- * - ~ -  ���M'ELSON L. O. L.. No. JC92, meets In I. O. O. F.  ���*���'   Hall, corner Bakor aud ."     Kootenay stroets,  1st aud 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethorn(5ordI_Uy-��iivitod���KrRobinsonrWrM.-  W. Crawford.-Rccording-Socretary.  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson, in Wcs ^  Kootonay. to wit:  By virtue of a writ of fieri-facias. issued out of  ,  tho Supremo Court of Britith Columbia, at the-~  suit of tho Bank ot Montreal, plaintiffs, and to ���  me   directed,   agaiast   the   goods   and   chat    >  tels   of   the   Two.   Ft tends    Mine,    Limited  ,  Liability,   defendant",    I     lftivo    seized    and ���  taken in execution all tho right, title and interest-  of tho said defendants. Two Friends Mino Limited Liability, in tho mineral claim known as -  and called "Two Friends,"situated on the riivido  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on t lie eist  slono of Lemon creek, located on the 'ilsi.diiv of -  July, A. D. 189.1. and recorded in tho ofllco or'the  mining rccordor for the Slocan Ciiy Mining Division of the Wen Kootenay District, on tho 10th  day of August, A. D. 1895; nnd also all the right ������  title and interest of the said defendants. Two -  Friends Mine, Limited Liability, in sixty (CO) tons T  of ore, moro or less, mined fiom tlio mineral -  claim 'Two Friends," and  now upon tho property:   To recover the sum of two thousand and  oighty-iilno dollars nnd eighty-five cents (S2.(i89-  .8.1) together with interest on two thousand and '  eighty-six dollars and thiityflvo cents ($2080.15)  at six por contum-per annum, from tho 26th day -  of September, 15KM), until payment, besides slier  ill's poundage, officer's fees, and-all other-legal  incidental expenses:   a 11 of which I shall expose  for sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at the front of my ofllce  next to the court house, in the eity of Nelson, B.  C��� on Friday lhe 2fith day ot October, A. D��� I'tttO  at the hour of cloven o'clock In the forenoon.  Note.���Intending piuchnsers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of the tald defendants.  Dated at Slocan City the 12th day of October,  WOO.  S. P. TUCK, Shoriffof South Kootenay-  The above sale is postponed until Monday, the  2'Jth day of aVovember, l')00, at tho samo place  and hour. S. P. TUCK,  Sheriff of South Kootenay.  The above sale is further postponed until  Friday the 21st day or December, 1900, at tho  same place and hour.  S. P. TUCK,  Slieriirof South Kootenay.  "COMPANIES ACT 1897."  Notice is horeby given that, the appointment of'���,  John  Mallison  WQllanis as attorney of'The,"  Chaploau.Consolidated  Gold'Mining Company/  Limited," nnd of   his substitute,  Charles  W.  Oraham nrowiiiu_,'ha��' been -revoked, and .that-'-J,  Ciabrlol. laue.lon ltoDert Weyl, accountant-of Nelson, B. C��� has been appointed vas,tho new attorney ot the said:company, ailtl 'the. registered-  olllce of tho company has boon changed to Observatory street, Nelson,.B.C,  ELLIOT & LENNIE.    -  r. .  ,..,  ~...     Solicitors for the Company.  Dated this 20th day ot November. A. D., 1900, 3  &  THE TRIBUNE: M3LS0N, B. C, MONDAY DECEMBER 3 1900  M  VI  i  i  v  i  i  Received Direct from the Makers  HOUSEHOLD SYRINGES  FOUNTAIN SYRINGES  COMBINATION  SYRINGES  HOT WATER BOTTLES  and all classes of Rubber Goods.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  Wholesale and Retail Druggists  and Dealers in Assayers' Supplies.  VICTORIA  BLOCK,  NELSON_______r ��;  .. Fit'Ref orin- Clothing..  LEADS  IN   PUBLIC  FAVOR.  Keep this in mind when buying your Winter Suit. We  are now carrying a complete stock of Fit-Reform makes  and can ensure satisfaction. See our magnificent lines  of fancy vests.   The  very   latest in  style and  pattern.  The Nelson Clothing House  217 AND 210 BAKKR STREKT, NELSON.  STOVES!  STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything,  in any line  Results unequalled  of. heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  ���_*,**g **=���-���_  7ft  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Basket Grates  Spark Guards  Andirons  Wrot Iron Fire Sets I  to  to  to  to  to  We  have just   opened   up a shipment of these goods-  Call early and have your choice.  SMcLACHLAN   BROS  to  to  to  to  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  H@@@@@@@g$*     *�����.��.-����*  Jardinieres  %  #  ���������  %  MAKE A:  kvuvcttnaaaiNt  PRETTY PRESENT  %  to  We have them at all prices from  75 cents up. In fact we have  the finest line of China that has  ever been brought into Nelson,  and it's selling too.  -~t-._-9.-9 ....***_****  Just Received  to  to  to  to  to  to  a shipment of McCormick's Celebrated  Biscuits, direct from their London factory.  Graham Wafers, Salt Wafers, Social Teas,  Oswegos, etc.  WM.   HUNTER   &   CO.  Groceries, Crockery.  ABERDEEN BLOCK, BAKER STREET.  .NELSON  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  CITY IM NEWS  A meeting of laborers has been  called for this evening in tlie  Miners' Union hall.  All supporters of the Independent  Labor party are requested to attend a meeting at the committee  rooms tonight.  Applications for chief of the fire  department are beginning to eom6  in. The latest received is from a  member of the Toronto fire department.  The bazar under the auspices of  the ladies of the church of Mary  Immaculate was a splendid . success  financially. Over $9:*>0 was realized  for the church funds.  A. 1). Westby and Elias Fitter-  ling of .Minneapolis, Minnesota,  were in the city yesterdas'. Both  gentlemen are interested in mining  properties in the Ainsworth camp.  Eight householders in the West  ward made the declaration required by law in order to become  voters at the coming municipal election, and 101 did likewise in the  East ward.  Tho services of road superintendent McLean.in Nelson riding and  road superintendent Mooro in Slocan riding are ended for this year,  they having been notified by chief  engineer (ramble to that effect.  Sir Charles Tupper left last night  for the coast to take a hand in the  Burrard election. He was met at  Robson by Hon. T. Mayne Daly of  Rossland who accompanies the Conservative leader on the trip.  W. E. Boie, late superintendent  of work at Camp Mansfield, has  entered suit against Rene Laudi of  Rheims, Prance, to recover  ,$6,000,"claimed to.be due.him.as  salary and cash advanced on: tlie  company's account.  M. F. Carey, late superintendent  of the tramway system, left Saturday night for New York. He goes  to London, England, to consult with  his employers, the British Electric  Company, and then proceeds to  Auckland, New* Zealand.  George Doyle and Fred Burn  have formed a copartnership under  the firm name of Doyle & Burn, to  carry on the .business of real estate  and raining brokers. * They will  have an office in the new Kirk-  patriek-Wilson-Clements block.  The Ladies' Hospital Aid Society  meets at 3'o'clock this.afternoon in  the schoolroom of the Presbyterian  church.. Nomination of officers for  the ensuing year is the business for  the meeting and a large attendance  of members is specially requested.  Anton G.ooderow was tried on  Saturday before magistrate Crease  for selling liquor without a license.  The defendant has a floating boarding house at Crawford bay and the  alleged breach of the regulations  was committed there. Gooderow  was convicted and fined $50. His  wife will be charged with a, similar  offence on Wednesday next.  F. L. McFarland returned yesterday from the coast where he completed the purchase of the stock for.  the new china and crockery firm of  Brockraan & McFarland. S. Y.  Brockman has resigned his position  of storekeeper at the .Silver King  mine and moved to the city. The-  firm will open their store in the old  Hudson's Bay Company's stand in  a few days.  A"NelFrBu8iness"Finh.  Robert B. Riley and T. C. Beuoy  have purchased the blacksmith and  wagon repairing business carried on  successfully in Nelson for a number  of years by H. D. Ashcroft. Tlie  new proprietors have been with  Mr. Ashcroft for some time and are  well known to the trade. They  took possession-on .Saturday.' Mr.  Ashcroft will take a trip east  shortly.  C. F. B. Official Resigned.  W. . Fergus Anderson has resigned his position in* the C. P. R.  service. Mr. Anderson has been  railroading in the west for a number of years and is well and favorably known to the traveling public. Recently he has filled the position of district passenger agent.  Mr. Anderson leaves shortly for the  east. The name of his successor  has not been announced.  _=���#.$���   $m  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT!  OUR  ARK  FILTERS I  FILTERS |  OUR CL0SESTS  ARK NOIBELR88  To drop us a post card tbat wo may call and  Never  hare any plumbing done until you  It saves many dollars,  seen our goods and* our prices.  give estimates,  havo  POt^l'lTOH.  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers  . ��� Examining the Assayers.  Nineteen assayers aro entered for  the proficiency examinations which  commence here today. The practical work will be done - in the Alc-  ICillop, Church and Hall Mines'  smelter laboratories, the presiding  examiners being provincial mineralogist Robertson, provincial .as-  sayer Carmiehael and Mr. Harris of  the smelter. The written tests will  be held at'the court house. The  examinations will extend over moat  of the week.  unless a settlement is arrived at.  On Saturday the War Eagle and  Center Star Company entered action in the office of tho registrar of  the supreme court at Nelson against  the B. C. Southern railroad, and the  assistant commissioner of .lands  and works under the Water Clauses  Consolidated Act. The action, is in  the shape of a petition to the court  to adverse a grant of water rights  on Murphy creek. The petitioners  claimed that a meeting of the  solicitors of the parties interested  in the water rights 'question had  been called for the purpose of  arranging an amicable settlement  of the matter. One ot the solicitors  failed to put in an appearance and  the meeting .adjourned to a further  date. Prior to the adjourned meeting the petitioners allege that the  railroad company put through an  application for a greater number of  inches of water than Murphy creek  ever contains. Because of the  breach of good faith thoy set'k to  adverse the grant.  NELSON'S WHOLESALE TRADE  Continues Good.  The business for last week among  the Nelson -wholesale houses lias  held good without any .features of  special interest. Saturday's shipments as appended afford an excellent idea of the territory covered  by local commercial industries under  ordinary every day circumstances.  A. Macdonald & Co,, wholesale  grocers.���Ymir, Erie, Sandon, Greenwood, Kitchener, Creston, Slocan  Junction, Rossland, Crawford Bay,  Ainsworth', Eholt, Fire Valley, Moy-  elle and Cedar Creek.   ���;  Kootenay Supply Company,  wholesale grocers.��� Silverton, Procter, Cascade.'Phoenix, Moyie, Erie,  Whitewater, Cranbrook, Pilot Bay  and Lake Points.  Thorpe & Co., mineral aiid aerated  water.���Greenwood, Three Forks,  Halcyon Springs.and Trail.  John Cholditch &cCo., wholesale  grocers.���Rossland, Sandon, Trail,  Moyie, Creston;.Robson, Ten Mile,  Ymir, Grand Forks, Kaslo and Silverton.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills,  Limited, sash and doors. ���. Erie,  Procter and-McGuigan.  California Wine Company, wine  and cigars.-^Sandon, New Denver,  Silverton, Vernon; Fernie, Slocan  City, Kimberley, Cranbrook, Moyie,  Thonipson's.-Landing,-. Robson Cascade City, Columbia, Phoenix, Kaslo  and Whitewater.'  W. F. Teetzel-''& Co., assjiyers'  supplies. ��� Sandon, Lemon Creek,  Moyie, Slocjin, Erie and Ymir.  IJootenay Cigar Company, cigars.  ���Fernie, Moyie, Procter, Kimberley and Cranbrook,.  Starkey & Co., commission mer.-  cbants. ��� Rossland, Trail, Kaslo,  Cascade, Whitewater, Ymir and  Sandon.  Turner, Beeton & Co., liquors and  dry goods.���Slocan City, Erie,  Salmo, Kaalo, Pilot (Bay, Robson,  Arrowhead- Silverton and Whitewater. ���      -.'.'���-,  J. Y. Griffin & Co., provisions and  produce.���Rossland;' Kaslo, Trail,  Sandon, Cascade, Grand Forks, Slocan City, Phoenix, Greenwood,  Moyie and.Nakusp.  Brackman  & Ker  Milling Company, flour and  feed.-���Porto Rico,  ^Fire^alleyrCrestonyKasloyYmirr  Cascade   City,    Robson,    Nakusp,  Pilot Bay and Deer Park.  H. J. Evans & Co., commission  merchants.���Ymir, Procter, Enterprise Landing, Slocan City, Silver-  ton New Denver and Sandon.  Mansfield Manufacturing Company, lime .and bricks.���Trail, Ymir,  Ainsworth and Fire Valley.  Love, Courtship an(JMarri{ige.  Last night and yesterday afternoon ,. professor Alexander, gave  what every man ��� iii - attendance  would say were two of the best and  most useful lectures ever delivered  in this city. The subjects were  handled with a delicacy and tact  which commanded the admiration  of all. Tonight he gives his great  lecture on "Love,:.. Courtship, Marriage and Jealousy," and from indications the house will be filled to  its utmost capacity. The lecturer  certainly deserves it, after giving  as many free lecturers as he has.  Ho will close his series Wednesday  night by a lecture on how to read  character.by handshake, walk, eyes,  noes, mouth, chin, etc.       ''_'"'"  Lively Legal Battle Probable.  Litigation over water rights in  the Rossland camp has commenced  between powerful corporations and  a stiff legal battle is.sure to ensua  A manufacturer of paste jewelry  .at the Paris exposition says that  the best customer he ever'had was  in the shah of Persia. That shrewd  monarch bought quantities of  jewejry for the princesses, his  daughters and their mothers, but  he considered imitation jewels good  enough for the lesser lights.  "The only face I have seen around  home lately," said a man whose  wife belongs to a lot of clubs, "is  the face of the elocjt.". .  ���_i_y  K. _b^~:e_:r,s <fe oo.  r-TELSOrCT  __r.__.s:_-o  S-f-v^rDOl**"!  STOVES!   STOVES!    STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Goal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  TELKPIIONK 27  Store, Corner linker and Josephine Slree  Two More Dead.  San Francisco, December 2.���  Two more of those injured in the  Thanksgiving day accident, died today, making 21 deaths in all. .  PERSONAL.  James A. Griffith of Trout Lake  ami P. V. Water of Trail arent the Hotel Hume.  \_.   .1.   Coyle,   assistant   general  passenger iiK-nt of lhe C.1M!., wiuln lhe <*lt>'  yoslerduj*.  George,   Mrs.   R���   Richard    and  Grace Mcintosh of W-lltiiid, OnOnrio, are registered at the Gladden House.  J. B. McArthur of Rossland is a  gifi-t. at the Hotel Phair. Mr. i\lcAvthi*r i-* the  provininiial pre'idcnl of lln�� recently organized  cliuiribt-r of mines.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  It Counts in Results  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchants  13aiik of Halifax.  All kinds of ordinary sewing done  at reasonable prices.   Apply 231 Latimer streot.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfer  barn ou Vernon street.     Telephone  call 35.  Don't forget the Nelson Furniture  Store has good   values   in lace curtains, 31.00  a pair.  For     Rent���Store   in   Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  For     sale���thoroughbred    fowl,  Whilo Leghorn cockerels and pullets. Apply  A. B., postofllce box b7t.  For   Sale ��� Two   pair   of   good  sleip-hs, with brakes. Auply- W. C. McLean,  corner Silica and Ward stieets.  Large well furnished rooms to  let. Apply rooms land 5 Macdonald building,  corner Josephine and Vernon streets.  For Sale���Piano by Evans Bros.,  Ingersoll. Cost- 53a*i.00. Natural-oak finish..  Wnat oil'crs ?   Apply .V, this office.  There are still lots of good bargains in carpels at The Nelson Furniture Store,  40 cents per yard and up.  Good unfurnished rooms for rent  cheap, front and back doors, with woodshed.  Apply Mrs. Knapp, opposite Phair Hotel.  For Sale���A new house, very convenient, modern improvements, easy terms. Ao-  ply A. i'. Clarke, Stanley and Carbonate streets  French gentleman wants furnished room in family whore he could learn  Knglish. No objection to teaching French in  return.   Address Box 215, Nolson.  Complete   furniture of   a seven  room house for sale en bloc, a snap, with privilege of renting house at $23 per month. Victoria  street, two rninutes f-om post ofllce. Apply  *B. M. A.," care Tribune Ofllce.  Employment wanted by a young  man fora few honrs every day, cither morning,  afternoon or evening;'any capacity. Apply A.  <;., room 7, Victori. block, cornor Baker and  Jo ephihe streets.  The particular housewife wants  lhe 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.  f-&  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone 10______________ 185 Baker Street  THE.  DRINKING  Falling Snow . . ..  Reminds us that Christ?  mas is drawing near..  We are closely watching  the manufacturers stocks,  purchasing a little here  and a little there in the  newest*and best novelties  for the holiday trade. We  ^show^you^no^old^stpckf  the accumulation of years,  but everything new and  bright.  If Brown said so, It's right.  T.H.BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  178 Iiaker Street Nolson, n. C.  qualities in the cup are the important features  to be considered in purchasing tea. The most  DELICIOUS  flavored tea obtainable is a pure Ceylon or  choicsst quality. This tea is put up in lead  packets, on the estates where it is grown.  It is known as  HONDI  CEYLON TEA       CEYLON TEA  _<��>.  m  to  to  to  to  m-<  $5 Silks for $3.50  ���f  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  Ask Your Grocer,  for Hew  SWEET   CIDER  for Mince Pies.  CIDER VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  ���to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  than, we do the goods, and^for 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  HOUSTON  BLOCK,  NELSON.  I  READY FOR WINTER  Just received a large  consignment of  Engiisl] Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  HONDI   CEYLON   TEA  We have just received a large consignment of t}\e  celebrated Jfondi tea, direct from tlje gar-Jens, ft is  easily the best tea in the market and is.sold with a"  guarantee.   Money refunded if not found satisfnetoiy.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  THEO.   MADSON  BAKER STREET.  LADIES' TRIMMED HATS  ��� Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  Mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  JOSEPHINE STREET.'  MRS. A. HALTON. ~  MRS.  ENFIELD'S  . . . for fine ...  fine dressmaking a specialty  MADDEN BLOCK.  HALL   BLOCK,   NELSON.  LADIES' HAIRDBESSIMPARIM  Mrs. Fred Knapp has opened a ladles' hair  drebslng, shampooing and sinpine parlors inaeot  tage on v lctorla street, opposite Phair Hotel, -  *  _*._,> _,;-._.���

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