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 y,*-.-*,-?-.?!  DAILY  EDITION   BY  MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  -,/.  EIGHTH YEAB.  NELSON:  FRIDAY   MORNING DECEMBER 7  1900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  11 INDUSTRIES OF NELSON  The  Monument   Group,   a   Dry  Ore   Silver   Property,  0.  Likely  to  Change Hands.  PNEUMATIC GATES FOR THE LE ROI AND OTHER MATTERS  The Monument group on   the divide between Six-mile and  Lemon  creeks  is  likely  to   change  hands  next spring- and the  merit of  Lhe  property is so well known  that  its  future history will be '.'watched with  keen interest.    It is a:dry ore silver  proposition and  but for the location, which is comparatively difficult of access,  would  undoubtedly  have been  developed  considerably  before this.   The Monument group  comprises three claims,  the Monument   No.  2  and   No. '������"' and   the  'Monument'Fraction,   it was staked  in   .Tuly, .1890,   by   Joe  Duhamel,  Steve Hawkins  aud  Louis  Strand,  who still retain their intorest.    On  the following day Sloean Gity parties located the Railroad  group  on  the same vein.   Two ledges parallel  each other across  the  claims,  the  principal averaging  If)  feet  wide.  Assays of the ore run  from   .0  to  ls��00 ounces, and an average of nine  assays was I'M ounces.   The property was bonded at one time to  H.  E. Croasdaile at $90,000 and at  another stage to M..S. Davys. Neither  of the deals went through and it is  expected that new parties will take  a bond next spring on the same.  Pneumatic Ore Gates.  A set of pneumatic ore  gates are  being manufactured at 1$.  G.  Rib-  ��� ".let's"  foundry  on  Front street  for  ".4the 1.6 Roi mine at Rossland. The  gates are used in discharging ore  into cars, their strong point being  that as a lever releases the com-,  pressed air necessary to open or  'close the���gates without- manual  labor, a much Larger gate can be  ., employed than would be the case  under the old system when tlie  miners had toJiaudle tho gates by  sheer strength. The tramway for  the Tamarac mine at Ymir is well  under way and will be shipped  shortly.   It should be in operation  ~t>y the 1st of Janiiairy next. Mr.  Riblet returned yesterday from  Grand Forks, where he was called  in consultation with the management of the Granby smelter. The  latter are going into the matter of  extending their plant, the proposed  additions being in the shape of an  extra furnace and a converter.  Some additions to the power plant  would be necessary to furnish  power for both, although enough is  generated at the present time to  operate either one. The additional  hydraulic plant, however, would  only  reciuirejthe^in.stallation^of a  few extra wheels.  The Glad Hand Looks Well.  James Hickey came in yesterday  from the Glad Hand group on the  east fork of Cottonwood creek  where he has been working for the  past month with a partner. The  property is just across the creek  from the Robin Hood now under  boud to Vancouver parties, and  Hickey has,done considerable work  on it. When staked the Glad Hand  showed a narrow showing on the  surface carrying gold, silver and  lead.' A 25"foot shaft has been  sunk and 25 feet of tunneling done,  and the vein has widened out to 21  feet of pay ore in the shaft, while  the appearance of the rock indicates  that the. lead is going out and  giving placo to gold and silver  values only. Later the owners will  drive a tunnel from a point 200  feet lower down the hill and tap  the lead. This will enable them to  block out ore and place their property, on a much bette'r basis than  the ordinary prospect. Hickey  states tliat work is being carried on  steadily at the Robin Hood and  that the showing is reported to be  improving constantly.  Developing the New Lead  . Charles Dundee of Rossland was  in the city yesterday. He is one of  the largest owners of Dundee stock  cind states that the property is in  good shape. A small crew of men  is at work on the Dundee group doing development on the vein which  was disclosed after the forest fires  last summer swept the ground clear  of timber and brush.    The ledge  averages .12 feet and has a good  paystreak of clean shipping ore.  The tunnel" on this vein was in 176  feet on Sunday last and gives  every indication of becoming one  of the company's most valuable assets. The deal for the transfer of  the Dundee to English capitalists is  on the verge of completion and  would have been closed on the first  of the month had hot the illness of  one of the parties delayed tho negotiations.  Excellent Shipping Facilities.  McBeath ��fc Peters have brought  down their plant from Crawford  Ray after finishing the work on the  wagon road. The companies operating along the creek, the London  Consolidated" and Richelieu being  the principal corporation at present, now have exceptionally good  shipping facilities. The road is  substantially constructed and has  au easy grade. At the,lake front a  wharf has been built to which the  craft of greatest draught can tie  without trouble at extreme low  water. The ore which McVeigh  Brothers have contracted to team  should begin moving shortly and  the Silver Hill will then enter the  producing list.  and prince Ching and Li Hung  Chang are awaiting a more satisfactory edict. The impression is  growing among men of all nationalities that peace is impossible;  tliat a resumption of the campaign  is inevitable, and that partition  will be the only solution. Two  American missionaries complain  that the Germans, at Cho Chan loot  converts equally with other  Chinese. '  __^  Important Improvements.  ', Washington, December 0.���The  war department today sent to congress reports on a number of important river and harbor projects,  ^including that for connecting the  Mississippi river with Lake Michigan by means of the Illinois river  and the Chicago sanitary canal, and  also for the extensive improvement  of the Saul t S te. Marie river, con -  necting Lake Superior and Lake  Huron. The total cost of the project for connecting Lake Michigan  and the Mississippi river is placed  at $7,317,977 for a seven foot depth  or $8,653,270'.'for 'an.'.'eight foot  depth.  PROVINCE  AND   DOMINION  GALLIHER IS THE WINNER  Returns   Received From the   Various  Polling  Divisions Up< to 2 a. in.  The following table gives the detailed vote as far as it was possible  to obtain, and shows without doubt  the election of the Liberal candidate:  YALE-CARIBOO RIDING.  Another Tunnel Started.  Another tunnel has been started  on the Venus. This will be the  fifth tunnel and its effect will be to  block out .an immense tonnage tf  ore. No. 1. tunnel was driven on  the lead for a sufficient distance to  prove tlie vein in place and stronger  than in any of the preceding workings. No. 5 was commenced another 100.. feet,Jower on the vein,  aud when this and the other items  on the program for the winter's  work are completed, the Venus will  have ore in sight representing several hundred thousand dollars.  At the Republic.  .Toe Duhamel, one of the owners  of the Republic claim on Forty-  nine creek and the working member  of the firm, was in the city yesterday. He is anxious to see  the deal recently recorded go  through and stated his intention  yesterday of seeing the parties interested and arranging an amicable  settlement whereby the bond could  be proceeded on without further  bickering. Duhamel is working  steadily on the Republic in which  he believes implicitly. On discovering the lead some months ago he  started a tunnel, which is now in 05  feet.    The quality of the preylas^  changed, from a decomposed to hard  quartz and the showing impr  oves  in appearance with every shot.  TORONTO   STOCK   EXCHANOE.  THU KSDAY'S   QUOTATIONS.  stock.                                       Asked.  Bid.  ' " "b'i  8"  4  Canadian Goldflelds Syndicate...          8'  7g  .5  HoJ  112  53 50  2J  fi  oa  o  2  20  15  fjone Plno-SiU'priseConaoliduted..          X  1        i  r,  2*  2  94  ,M  72  1  Rambler-Cariboo Consolidated ...         '21!  2*i  58  23  9  2*  av  2i  SAIaK**".  i.  i  u  '���i.  2"  4  25.V  100      '*              2SJ-  A Gloomy View.  London, December 0.���Negotiations for the peace settlement have  not yet been opened, says the  Pekin correspondent of the Morning Post, wiring yesterday. The  French, German and Japanese ministers   are   awaiting    instructions,  NEVADA  MILLIONAIRE'S   SON  A  PETTY   LAROENIST.  Maxwell Gets Big   Majority   in Vancouver���Lucky Ontario Premier.  Other News  Notes.  Vancouvkh, December 0.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Maxwell had  050 majority in the eity of Vancouver.  A Rich Man's Son in Trouble.  VrcroiiiA, December 0.���Hume  Yerrington, formerly mayor of  Carson City, Nevada, and son of a  wealthy railroad man, was arrested  today for stealing a pair of field  glasses from a saloon. He has been  here for eight months living a  rather fast' life.  Found Dead.  Toronto,    December  Wilson, a well known  was    found   dead    this  Cause, heart failure.  (>.���C.   E.  merchant,  morning.  Honoring a Prelate.  MoNTRiSAia, December G.'���Father  O'Leary, the Roman Catholic chaplain of the first contingent, is to be  presented with a gold chalice and  paten by Protestant citizens of  Montreal.           En Route to the Coast.  MoNTREAii, December G.~Rear-  admiral Bickford arrived in this  city this evening and leaves tomorrow morning on "the Canadian  Pacific railway for the coast.  Sold Its Business.  Montreal, December (5. ��� The  business of the Royal Electric  Company of Montreal has been sold  to the Canadian General Electric  Company of Toronto for $S_0,000.  The Royal will hereafter confine its  business to supplying light and  power. ���  A Handsome Present.  Toronto, December G.���Hon. A.  S. Hardy, late premier of Ontario,  was presented with a check for ten  thousand dollars by friends today,  Unique Arrangement.  MoNTREATa, December 0; ���-The  Herald tonight publishes a story  that at the opening of parliament  the address in. reply to the speech  from the throne will be moved by  an English Protestant from Ontario  speaking French, and responded to  by a French-Canadian from Quebec  speaking English.  More Elections.  Montreal, December U. ��� One  more member was elected by  acclamation iu Quebec today, Petit,  Liberal.beingreturiiedin Chicoutini,  Saguenay polling takes place today.  It is not expected that the Conservatives will carry more than a  dozen seats at the best.    ,  More Kruger.  London, December 7.���The Daily  Newspublishesthefollowiugfromits  correspondent at The Hague:  '���When I asked Mr. Kruger whether  he would renew his request to emperor William to offer arbitration,  he replied 'Yes, but my faith remains in the King of Kings. South  Africa will yet save itself.' "  * Polling Division No. 1.  No.  1���'.'llnton   No. 2���Bonaparte   No. 3���Lac la Hace, 111 mile..  No., l^Lac la Hioe, 127 mile.  No.  5���Big Bar   No. 6���Dog Creek'.        No.  7���Alkali Lake   Totals... ,-  Polling Division No. 2.  1���Llllooct   2���Pavilion!   3���Watson  20,  No.  No,  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  .4���Empire Valley..  :Tyaaxqn Creek.  -Cadwallador..  -McQillivray   -Pcmberton Meadowa.  Totals.....   Polling Division No. 3.  No.  1���Bar.erville   No.  2���Stanley   No   3-Quesncl   No.  4���Alexandria   No. 5���Soda Creek   No.  C���Chilco-en, Biskie Creek.  No.  7-rChilcotcn, Hancevllle...  No. 8���Chilcoten, AloxiaCreek....  No.  9-150-M'lo House   No. 10���Quesnel Korku   No 11-Kelthley Creek .*...  No. 12���Harper's Camp '���   No. 13���Beaver Lake *   Totals...... '. :   Pollini.' Division No; 4.  No. '1���Kamlorvps   No. 2���NorthThompson.'eaBt side.  No.  3���North Thompson, west side.  No.   1���Louis Creek   No. '6���Monte Creek '..,<*   No. , _���Grand Prairie !....',  .No.  7.���Shuswap '...:.  ���No.  8-NotchHill   No.-.-"vault ;....  No. 10 -Salmon Arm '.   No. ll.-^Sicaujous   No. 12���Graigollaetiid. ."  No. 13���Stump Lako '   No. 11���Quilcliena    No.jl5���Tappen Siding.. U-.   No. 10���Nicola Lake    No. 17���Grifflii''Lake '..*������'..  No. 18���Glen. Emma*.'   No. 19���Campbell Creek.'.   21  201  Total* "......"..-.   Polling Di vision; No..I.  1���Agassiz "...?   ������-Hope   3-Yale   4���Spuzzuni ���  5^-North Bend.   (i���Lytton   7���Spance's Bridge   8���Ashcroft   9,rSavona8   ���Lower Nicola ���. ...  Otter Valley.   No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No. 10  No.ll  No, 12-  No. 13-  Granite Creek.  ���Princeton.  ; Totals - .',"..-  ���  Polling Division No. (i.  No:  1���Mara   No.  2���Salmon Ri ver   No.  3���Armstrong   N'o.  4���Enderby   No.  5���Vernon  :   No.  (i���Lumby   No.  7���Peacliland   No. 8���Okanagan   No.  il���Kelowna   No. IU���Penticton :   No. 11���Okanagan Falls   No. 12���Keremeos   No. 13���Fairview   No.H-Sidley   No. 15���Camp Mcl-inney   No. 1C���Rock Creek.   No. 17���Jackson   No. 18���West Okanagan...  No. 19-Olalla   * Totals...*..-   Polling Division No. 7.  No. 1���Revelstoke   No.  2���Illicelliwaet   No. 3���Albert Canyon   No. 4���Halcyon   No.  5���Glacier   No. (>���Arrowhead   No.  7���Comaplix   No. 8���Thompson's Landing...  No. 9���Trout Lake   No. 10���Ferguson   No. 11���Nakusp���'   12���Fire Valley  No.  No. 13-  -Burton City.  Totals   POLTIN<3TDlVISION~Nor  1���Rossland   No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No  Trail.  3���Gladstone   4���Cascade   3���Grand Forks...  li���Columbia   7���Greenwood   8���Midway   9���Phoenix   10-Eholt.   Totals   Polling Division No. 9.  No.  1���New Denver   No. 2���Silverton   No. 3���Sandon   No. 4���Threo Forks   No. ii���Whitewater   No. fi���Kaslo   No. 7���Ainsworth   No. 8-Pilot Bay   No.  9���Kobson   No. 10���Slocan Junction   No. 11���Slocan City   No. 12���Deer Park   No. 13���Argenta   No. 14���Newling's Ranch   Totals..:   Polling Division No. 10.  No.  1���Nelson   No. 2���Granite Siding   No.  3-IIall Mines   No.  4���Athabasca M ine   No. 3���Ymir   No. li���Ymir Mines   No.  7���Salmo   No.  8-Krie   No.  9���Waneta   No. 10���Kuskonook   No. 11���Creston    No. 12���Kitoljeher   Totals ...   Polling Division No. 11.  No.  1��� Wasu   No.  2���Fort Steele   No.  3���Wardner   No.  4���Cranbrook   No; ��� S���Moyie   NO.  0���Kimberley   No.  7��� Fernio   No.  8-Michel   No.  'I-Klko   No. 10-Kmplro   Totals   Polling Division No. 12.  No.   1���Peterborough   No.  2���Athalmer   No.  3���Windermere   No.  1���Galena   No.  5���Brlsoo    No.  (1���Carbonate      No.  7-Field   No. 8-Palliser   No.  9���Golden   No. 10���Beaver   No. 11���Rogers Pass   No. 12���Donald.  ; Totals.  20  251  Sloan on the Jockey Club.  Nrcw York, December fl.���Jockey  Tod Sloan, speaking of the action  of the English Jockey Club in his  case, said this evening : "I have  received no notification from the  jockey club. I have done nothing  wrong. I was given no intimation  that charges of any sort were pending against me or that they were  under investigation."  Practically Isolated. ���  Montpelier, Vermont, December  fl.���The entire state of Vermont  has been practically shut off from  tlie rest of the country by wire for  two days on account of the destruction of the property of telegraph and telephone companies  caused by the terrific snow storm  and high gales of Tuesday night  and j-estorday.  Passed Army Bill.  " Washington, December 0.���The  house of representatives today at  the end of a long sitting passed the  army reorganization bill by a vote  of 100 to 133.  SALISBURY OUTLINED THE POLICY  Of England at the Parliamentary  Opening  Yesterday  and  Paid  a  Tribute  to  Roberts. _������  QUEEN'S SPEECH WAS REMARKABLE FOR ITS BREVITY  "as!  21.1  51  234  151  4  10  lo  ' 120|  13|  .">7  32  112  'Hi  20  IU  2II1  COS  21  li  :��|  7  7  80  19  201  i  12  a  21  131  mi  7ti  201  1001  191  152|  11  ���a  01  IU  1]  7  1  II  8,  17  230  28  80!  0]  1  40  121  53|  I  21  101  313  201  213|  12  1  IS  Si  2  i  301  171  63  108  aw  s  13  :��i  1  111  4  SO  38  9U  l.*i  5(1  178  4-1  II  71  21  "i  !)7  507  I I  0  101  2,"  HERITAGE  OF BITTERNESS  IS  WHAT   CAPE  COLONY  DUTCH  THINK   WILL   RESULT.  If the Present ��� Policy of England Is  Persisted in in South Africa���An  "Appeal to the Throne.  Woucrstkr, Cape. Colony, December 0.���Abqut_ six', thousand  Dutch assembled in the open air at  the gum tree plantation on'the edge  of the town to take part in au Afrikander congress. Horsemen from a  radius of sixty miles had been riding in all night. ' Mr. 8.' C. Cron-  wright made a speech in which he  attacked sir -Alfred Milner, the  British high commissioner and gov-,  ernor of Cape Colony, saying there  would be no peace while he was  governor. A number of violent  speeches, the speakers, however,  repudiating all idea of rebellion and keeping within stricter  limits than had been anticipated.  Three resolutions were carried by  acclamation and a delegation appointed to submit them to sir Alfred Milner. The first resolution  demands the termination of the  war, with its untold misery, and pro*  ���tests against the devastation of the  country and the burning of farms,  Which "will leave a lasting heritage  of bitterness" and declares that the  independence of the republics will  alone insure peace in  South Africa.  The second.urges the right of the  colony to manage its own affairs  and censures the policy of sir Alfred Milner.  ���The thirdpledgesthecougressto"  "labor in a constitutional way" to  to attain the ends delined in the  two preceding resolutions and direct that they be sent to sir Alfred  Milner for submission to the imperial government.  Liberated All But Officers.  Aliwakl North, December fl.���  Last night a British patrol came  into contact with Dewet's outposts  close to'the place where his main  force was laagered. They took one  prisoner, who stated that Dewet  was suffering from continual trekking and had abandoned a Krupp  gun near the south bank of tlio  Caledonia river. The prisoner also  asserted that the British prisoners  captured at Dewetsdorp had been  liberated, with the exception of the  officer."-.   Czar Steadily Improving.  Livadia, December fl.���The czar  now leaves his bed each day and  spends au hour or two in an armchair. In sleep and appetite he is  steadily improving, though he is  still limited to a liquid diet. It is  probable that tho; bulletins will be  discontinued . next Sunday. The  czarina is much thinner, but her  general health is excellent.  Emperor Gets Funny.  Bnrmn, December 0.���Emperor  William, adopting the role of a  practical joker, has just sent count  von Buelow a large package containing one hundred pounds of  soap with which to clean the chancellor's palace, the count having  complained that the countess was |  afraid of a grand cleaning.  London;   December    0.���A   few  minutes after the speaker had taken  his chair in the house of commons  this afternoon, the  lord  chancellor  read the queen's speech as  follows:  "My Lords and  Gentlemen:     ft  has become necessary to make further provision for the expenses incurred by the   operations   of my  armies in South Africa and China.  I have summoned you  to hold a  special session  in  order that you  may give your sanction  to cthe enactments required for the purpose.  You will not enter into other public matters requiring your attention  until the ordinary meeting of parliament in the spring."  In view of the debaile on the address in reply to the queen's speech,  a large number of peeresses and  diplomats gathered in the galleries  of the house of lords. The earl-of  Latham moved the .address. He  thought it could now be safely said  that the end of the war was in  sight. The volunteers had made  their mark and the colonies had  shown that they were united to  the mother country never to be  separated.  Lord Kimberley, the Liberal  leader in the house of lords, adverted strongly to the sudden dissolution of parliament and to the  imputation on the Liberals during  the election. He objected to the  brevity and abruptness of the  queen's speech and demanded a definite pronouncement of the government's policy in view of the novel  and dangerous character, of the  recrudescence of hostilities iri  South Africa aiid explanations of  the alleged cruelties to the Boers,  the burning of farm houses and  similar acts. lie concurred in the  annexation of the republics, but  trusted the government possessed a  definite policy for speedily concluding the war. His lordship was  gratified at the Anglo-German  agreement, but he said an attempt  to capture the emperor and the  dowager empress of China would  be an alarming undertaking.  Lord Salisbury paid a tribute to  the skill of lord Roberts and general Kitchener and to the bravery  of the officers and men. In South  Africa, the premier said, Trans-  vaalers, Free Staters and the world  should understand there could be  no deviation from the policy of the  government as already outlined.  Anything resembling independence  never could be granted. The war  must proceed-to the-inevitable-  issue. We must let it be felt that  no one by the issue of au insolent  and audacious ultimatum could  force the British government to  humble itself aud abandon its  rights. He could never allow that  a scheme of independence should  be left. How soon the Free Staters  and the Transvaalers would have  anything like self-government  powers depended upon themselves.  It might be years and it might be  generations. Speaking of China,  Lord Salisbury said he was unable to revealanything, as it would  be betraying governmental secrets.  He was happy, however, to be able  to quiet the fears of lord Kimberley regarding the pursuit of the  emperor and the empress. He had  never heard of such a suggestion.  The concert existed and the latest  intelligence showed that it possessed a very reasonable validity.  He was more doubtful of the time  when a satisfactoiy reside would  be achieved than of the fact that  the concert of Europe would be  successful.  The feature of the -session was  lord Rosebory's spirited attack on  tho government. He was unsparing  nt his criticism of the dissolution of  parliament, the conduct of the war,  the policy of the government towards China, and everything  handled by the cabinet, congratulating lord Salisbury on being the  chief of a family numbering so  many capable administrators, the  reference being to the inclusion in  the cabinet of so many of lord Salisbury's relatives.  Lord Rosebery's comment on the  I charges against Joseph Chambor-  -���'-'Tw*"  lain, the secretary of state for the y  colonies, was severe. He did not '*-"���  believe in the credibility of all the /;���  charges, but it was evident the;;,'*;  cabinet had failed in a proper snper-jVvs  vision and the pride of England iri^-Ai  the purity of its public men had -*;-;���  suffered. '    '���}_,  From lord-Rosebery's allusions in y?  the house of lords, when he assumed;*'-^  what many took to be the practical."-*;��  leadership of the Liberal part3r' to 1F"{  the outspoken comment in the _)���_  house of commons, criticism of Mr. ;~y%  Chamberlain permeated almosty**?  every utterance from the Liberal'/,-"^  benches. . --- ' -'.,_;  For hours this target of satire"'-~y  and abuse sat with his arms claspe'd;.?/-"  around his gaiters, his head on one _y>  side, listening attentively, unmoved . _r  by groans or cheers. Sir Heury\-  Campbell-Bannerman shook ' his  notes in Mr. Chamberlain's face and y-7  declared that the man who pub-//."  lished private letters for political .���'":  purposes (referring to the Clark- i'-fj  Ellis correspondence) would be ex- '.%  eluded from the society of- all -j*  honorable men and ostracised for>.-:fi  life had he resorted to such action ".f?  as a private individual. ':;....."���:;  Mr. Arthur .T. Balfour,, first lord'^''>  of the treasury, referring to siv-x\'i  Henry Campbell-Bannei man's sauve "-'"^  regrets at the ,departure ofr Mr.,'/??  George ,T. Goschen and sir Matthew;-^  White Ridley from tlie front benchY-y-  said that he believed that sir Henry '.ft-  was so generous that he would even *' y  find good in Mr. Chamberlain,''���:/{  should the latter be removed to ah-.;.y"  other;sphere. ���      ,' Pf''---,-'  Another ^Liber-j.1 shouted, -"we" .^f  draw the line somewhere," and both\? ??.  sides of the house* was.-filled .with^y  laughter.." '">... .'.'.^yf;  Once Mr.Chamberl.ain interrupted'-v**.  and leaped to his feet. ;A thrill- "--I*  went through the house, "rt'ishot" :'h  so," he-declared, and proceeded "to .y  deny the allegation that he had - ���-��  said that any seat lost to the ���-;.,  government during the recent elec- * -���-  tion was one sold to Boers. It was *".'->  nearly 11 o'clock' before he rose to-.' ;*:  reply to the avalanche of attacks- -?'?  launched agaiust him. How great, ,y  a strain* he ��� had undergone was. *\  evident in the scarcely suppressed  excitement of tone on' the-  part of one rarely known to  show feeling in the house. He de-"  nied that he had ever accused Mr.  Ellis of being a traitor. He denied -  also that he had decried any acc'u-  satious against his own personal integrity. He declared that the  special purpose of the meeting of  parliament-had���boen-forgotten-in-  the attacks upon him. r  The duke, of Devonshire replied  to lord Rosebery and lord .Tweed-  mouth closed the debate for the  Liberals. The address was tlien  agreed to and the house of lords  adjourned until Monday.  Si  To Pay Taxes for Japanese.  Vancouvkh, December fl.���The  British Columbia law making any  one employing Japanese responsible  for their taxes has been sustained.  Last season 0000 Japanese were engaged in fishing on the Fraser river.  The salmon ennners employed theiu  for the purpose of breaking the  strike of the white fishermen. When  the tax collector made his rounds,  however, the Japanese had disappeared. The government at once  demanded of the canuers $3 a head  taxes on all Japanese employed. A  test case before magistrate Anderson has resulted in the magistrate  ordering paymont by the canneries  concerned of the taxes of every Japanese who naught fish at any time  during the season for these canneries. The legislation making sueh a  verdict possible was passed at the  .suggestion of labor unions here.  Germans Get Demonstrative.  Bkiii.in, "December G.���There has-  been a pro-Boer demonstration in  Berlin since Monday. At the Apllo  theatre, when an actor representing;  Mr. Kruger appeared, the entire  audience rose and shouted "Down  with the English." Count von  Buelow, it is said in authoritative  quarters, will soon tell the reichstag  why Mr. Kruger has not been received. THE TEIBUNE.   NELSON  B. C  FRIDAY  DECEMBER 7 1900  "������st.^."*-*?-*?  -&  ^S��p��p-ar.e:��a_r.-a_r:"e:ei!��aar*  il/  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE WITHIN THE NEXTti  INCORPORATED 1670.  '���t*-^'0_\-&'f*'a9'&'^^_9-0*->-'~^?<��-  1  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  _.'  <*  *,  ;*>  1 *  ;1;  $ FEW DAYS ONE OF OUR  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  to  to  to  to  to  to  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti.  ti  ti  ti  to  to  to  to  to  to  ,;v DON'T THINK YOU HAVE BEEN NEGLECTED.f\\  You i  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to our  to  the  to  to  ___-5_4__^_,_ti.fe,ttf.fr*��:*Sk"t*&  r name   h.is   been   overlooked   unintentially m mum  Nelson Directory, that's  the   reason.      But there is.no^v  reason why you should   not   have   one.    We  to spare, and they are yours for the asking.  _-��i-3____-_^-*��_tt"f*p-f.tf"-f"ft"f  XMAS   HAMPERS  have  lolsffV  to  to  to  ARE  WINNERS***  PRICES $5.00 and $10.00.  _______��_�����**"*****���**&*  TELEPHONE  13  _:______________:   *     **-^'>'_t'S'''-'-  fJ^.^.'Sf.^'^V "??>���+*.&* 00'*���>  ^xxx_x_T_x_xx_xx__a__xz__a_xaz_^xi_acaixxizzxxxTf  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.  From and after Oetober-1st,,all  subscribers to the Daily Tribune,  who are served, by earrier will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the carrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by carrier .      .  Monthly,, by carrier  Three Months,.by, carrier  Six Months,' by carrier  .  One Year, by oarrier  .$    26  1 00  .   2 SO  5 00   i  10 00- |  mn���inrrran-n  The consensus of, expressed opinion is that the investigation of the  charges preferred against the suspended chief of the fire brigade has  shown clearly that the suspended,  official has, not only neglected his  ���duty-,-but-that-ho-has -not-sufficient,  brains to understand what his  duties .are.   Only 223 men in Rossland could  muster up courage to vote for ,-t  great political party whose candidate happened to be a Nelsoii man.  Yet Rossland polled 1050 votes.  How different at Nelson. Five  hundred of the. 850 votes polled  were cast for candidates who live  in Rossland. Rut Nelson has the  satisfaction,of not only being free  I'rom local prejudices, but having a  citizen who is elected to represent  Kootenay in tho parliament of  Canada for the next five years.  While the returns are as yet incomplete,, the indications are  that  candidate Galliher of Nelson,   Liberal; has  carried the constituency  of  Yale-Cariboo by- 200 plurality;  over candidate Foley and 500- over,  candidate McKane.    The total vote-  will be in the neighbqrh.ood of 8500, j  or 3000.less than was polled at the  provincial   election    in   June  last.  Mr. Galliher was elected because he  was the candidate of the party that  is in power at Ottawa.    That fact-  influenced more than .200 votes.of  the 8500 polled.   The Conservatives  had an   uphill  fight, not only in.  making a contest. against a victorious party,-but in making a contest  with a candidate,   who   had., bub  three weeks in which to canvass a,  constituency  that  could   not   be i  covered in three months. Candidate McKane ��� need not be ashamed  of the support he received,;and the  Conservative party need not be  ashamed of having supported John  McKane. The. Labor... men proved  that they, can carry any riding in  Kootenay, with probably the exception of the Golden riding of East  Kootenay, in a three-cornered contest. In a party-line fight for the  provincial legislature, Labor candidates would carry Rossland, Slocan,  and,the Fort Steele riding* of East  Kootenay hands down, and would  have an, equal break in both Nelson  and Revelstoke ridings. When  Boundary district is given representation, they will carry that riding. These are not .mere surmises,  but the figures of the election of  yesterday,  prove    it.     Candidate  Foley made a splendid fight, and.  Chris Foley will be a factor in  Rossland politics as long as he  chooses, to engage in politics, fie is  a man that laboring men will rally  around, not only because he is  one of themselves, but because with  a little .more experience he,will not  have an equal in Southeastern  Kootenay as a platform speaker.  Chris Foley will be in Rossland  what Ralph Smith is in Nanaimo.  When men without organization or  money can come as near winning a  contest a*- the Labor men have in  Vale-Cariboo they cannot bo ignored by. party-line men. Tho present contest is over, but the groundwork has,been laid for future contests, the result of, which will mean  much, not only to Kootenay, but to  the province of,British Columbia.  Chris Foley carried  the incorporated   cities,   as   the, following  figures go to show: He polled 1385  votes, Galliher polled 1370, and McKane  polled   12-3.   Thr Triblt-vi"*  some time agP estimated., that, the  incorporated.cities would  poll,4000  votes of the total vote east, and the  ballots actually total 4.00..-  Not a  bad  guess.   The  guess as to how  the .vote would go was. not quite so  good.    It was.:   Galliher,��� 150.0,. McKane 1350, Foley 1150..  Unknown M��n-.KiiledL,  BUTTE, Montana. December-. 0.-���  ,/\ serious wreck occurred   on   the  Northern Pacific at Rocker, three  miles west of Butte, at 11:30 p. m.  yesterday, in which two unknown  men lost their lives. Eastbound  passenger train No. 2,'with eight  heavily loaded car.-', jumped" the-  rails at Rocker switch, tlie locomotive, two baggage cars' and one express car being demolished and left  crosswise on the track. One passenger coach also left the rails, but  was not overturned. Engineer  Nath Kellam was badly injured.  Fireman Ole Johnson was cut.  about the head and had his back  wrenched. Singularly, not a passenger was injured beyond a severe  shaking up. The two men killed  were beating their way on the  blind baggage. Tlie cause of the  accident is unknown. Engineer  Kellam claims that the switch was  properly set.  Want Cramps' Shipyard.  New Yomc,. December 0.���The  Evening Post says:  According to a report that  reachedWall street today, Viekers'  Sons ��fc Maxim, Limited, of London,  England, have instituted negotiations for the purchase of the Mid-  vale Steel Works and the Cramps  Ship Building Company of Philadelphia. It is believed to be the  purpose of the English company to.  secure a share of. the United States  government contracts for warships,  armor plate aud ordnance. The  report has it tliat $5,700,000 has already been offered for the Mid vale  company, and that the Cramps purchase will probably be partly effeet-  .ed by.issuing stock of the new corporation to be formed when the  ��� deal has been completed. -  ; It is said that final arrangements  for the deal are to be attempted  next week in this city, when Charles.  IT. Cramps will come here to meet'  a New York banker, who will represent the English company. ���  Regarding the efforts- made to  secure the Cramps' -shipyard one  man, who is well informed in steel  matters, said :  "More than a year ago John-  Crossley, manager of* Viekers' Sons  & Maxim, came to America to purchase the Cramps' shipyard. At  that time it .was understood that  the negotiations fell through. Beginning these negotiations a second  time means probably that a purchase has been, made. Viekers'  Sous & Maxim are the giants of the  business���the Krupps of England���  ���and have unlimited capital. They  can afford to buy. Cramps and the  Mid vale outright, if they care to,  but more likely it is to be, a stock  purchase. That the English concern will complete the purchase I  do not doubt."  .Henry Seligman, of the firm of J.  & W. Seligman & Co. and a director iu the Cramp Shipyard Company, saidno sale of the property  has been made, but added : "There  is something in the air. That is all  I have to say at this time."  Severe Storm on the. Lake.  Rochester,- New York,.Decern-,  ber 0.���A terrific storm has been  raging on Lake  Ontario since last  night, the wind coming  from the  west.       The  steamer Nipigqn. of  Detroit, on her way to. Detroit to  tie up for the season, was compelled.  to put into Charlotte harbor. e*arly  this morning, as it was unsafe to:  proceed further.   The, vessel had to.  ruirseveralmiles���by-eharlotteiandT  then turn and come with the wind..  Seal Life Fast Dying Out.  Washington,   December   fi.���-Im  his annual report to the secretary-  of   the   treasury   the   supervising,  special agent states, that during the;  season, of 1900,. 22,4 70 sealskins; were^  taken, and it .has-been veportectthat:  the. leesses ; took- more seals. than  ever   before   taken,   which,    it-is  thought, will result in a diminished  catch during; the. next. year.   The  seal life in 1899 is reported-.to. be, 20.  per cent less,than in  1898, which,is  attributed to the effect of pelagic  sealing.   The .toijal. customs.receipts'  at all: the ports in the United States  is stated by the supervising agent  to be $234,799,000 and the,expenses  $7,135,000.  Boers Attack. a Convoy.  London. December, 0.���The .war  office has received a dispatch  from  lord   Kitchener,   dated   Bloerafon*;  teiu,   December.    Gth,   announcing  that general Delary with 500 Boers  attacked a convoy proceeding from  Pretoria to Rnsteiiburg at Buffet-  spruit   on   December.. 3rd,  burned  half the convoy and killed 15 men,  wounding 23, including, lieutenant  Baker.     The Boers   suffered  (*our  siderable loss, some of. them  being  killed with case shot at fifty yards;  Guns and assistance were sent from  Rustenberg   and   the Boers, were  driven off.   The advices also^say  that   general   Dewet   crossed, the  Caledon on December . 5th at-Kat'Cr  poot   Drift, making for   Odendal.  General.Knox was,, following .him,  the drift,being,hold by a detach  ment of tho Guards.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  lixxxzzrxxxTxxxrxxxxxixzxizxzxxxxy,  ti   Holiday jj  p   Novelties |j  rj   Arriving Daily.     R  itXXXX_XXZX*-XXXXX*'XXXXX2XZX*-XIXZXt!  FRED IRVINE & CO.  jxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxrx:*xxxx*:*      /^ **'���  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxrx::xxxxx*  The new Straight  jj Front Corset. Wc  |rhave them.  txxxxx-x-xxxxxxxxxxixxxxxxxxxTxxxx:  Merchandise has its place in the preparations! for the Xnaas season.   The. attractiveness f^.  of the goods to be found in all our departments will make brisk selling for the next three weeks.   ���    ��� ��� ������-       ��� ���   -     ���'     '���      ��� ���    ��� ''   ~ ������������..-���        _ _   _..        -.,,__.._.  ._.._   _.__, ___.  ����� ���  CHRISTMAS   DOLLS  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  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; 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 hy  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  lcT$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  weatlfers 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 wc may expect when the  winter sets in in earnest, so  get your comforts now and be  ready.     Prices, $1.50 to $25  1  ;xxxx_xxx_ixxxixxxxxxxi-.'iixxixx:  Sole agents  for Butterick |j  [j Patterns lj  S*xxTx_xxxxiixxmxxx*_xxxxixixixij  to  (fl  (fl  (fl  (fl  'fl  (fl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  [JXXXXXIXXXIXIXXX-XXXXXIXXXXXXXXXXj      '��'"  I Special care taken.R   jli  1 to  i| in  filling  \ orders.  !iiiir.TuxT-nxriintxnjriri5ii_i  mail  J  ^QtT-'aaifc* 'Sc*'Sl' 0-\vtmi'_"SS-'gl" _f''CS��� _[ '���?���' _\-'0ml-v's?'-'*** ���**'      ��� ��� "g^ ��� sb*- a*-" S^"^'^''^''^^' S" ^' T&'.a-r* <5t'. ���_? * iS^rSal^  321 to 331 Baker Streel, Nelson" ���  American arid European:,Plane.  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS. LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY  AND HEATKDiBY STEAM-"'  25 CENTS TO,��,. *"  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER. STREET. NELBOy.,  Lighted, by Electricity* and Heated with. Hot-Air.  Large, oomfortablo bedrooms, and , flrst-olass.  dining-room. Sample rooms for comme**cial won.;  RATES $2 PER* DAY  IVjrs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATK OF THE ROTAL HOtUX,. OiXOAB-  Nradden Ho��sei����e&  The onlj, hotel la .Nelson that bag remalnod-  uuder one- managomer.t Blnoe.1890.  The bod-rooms are well furnlijhed&ni lighted  by. eleotarlolty. . .  " *  Tho bar la alwayastockod-by. the. best) dom b-  tlo and-lmporttsd.Ilquoia and olgaxs^  THOMAS MADDEN, Prop^eboi;,  NELSON  SAW & PLAiNING MILLS  Limited.  We are prepared to Furnish  by Rail, Barge or Teams  DIMENSION L uWlBER  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  P. Bums & ���5d.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meatsi  Head Office at  NELSOTf, B. O.  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon,-- SilveEbon, Not.  Denver, Revelstoke,' Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade>Cifcy-.'Midway, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  SLOCAN JUNGTIOf. HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS,. Manager  Bar stocked wllh best brands of wines, Uqaqra,  and. Cigars.  Beer .on! !d_au_i%^._ao^aJ-ap���^oi,'*:  able room'*.   Firsthnlnan tAhln. bflwd-.  KOQTENAY COFFEE CO.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Coffee,Roasters- and-v.Dealers in  Tea and. Coflfee,:r  Fresh . roaslod- cofl'ee. of. the. .best quality ill.  Uiii following prices: ���  .lava and Arabian *Moc:lia- per pound $    40  ���lava and "Mooha Jllond, 3 pounds'.."*..    I 00  l��*ine Santos, 4 pounds-.-..-...-..���.;.'.".'....    I Wi  Suntoa^lQiid, 5 pounds     1 00  Our Special Blend, 0 pounds.    I 00  Our.Bfco. Roast, 6 pounds:    1 00  A trial order solicited. Salesroom two doors  east of Oddfellowa'. block.JAYestVpiket.fltreei..  ~    N0TIGE.> ~  UosKland, II, C, "Noyemjier 9l.li, 1000.  To^B:_���i'mb_rvV ...........  Notice is Hereby given lliat I, WlUlfiin Griffiths,  intend: to claim ,the interests in .the "following  n_inei��j.'inineral' clalfiis formerlj;. .held' \>y *F. H.  Salisbury.,oii "wKich-fi'e'li'a's iieglec.ted;tb"pay his  share 6'f the expeiises'of the ariniiaT assest-nient  w6il_,"Towit:   AonBThalt (il interest in the "Bunker Hill"  mineral olain'i. ���-'<"���         ��� ���     .  A one half (A) inla-!rcsl.in,the."Sulliv.an"mineral  claim.'      ' ���  A one-half (3) interest in the "Fidelity" mineral  cla'in.' ' '     ' "'.   All the adjoining claims, ilual.ed.on the west  fork of'the tiorlh fork of Salmon, .river, in the  Nelson; Mtriing'Di vision,  This action Ts"taken under Section 11 of Chapter4f>, of the'.-iuituTes of I8U0 and. amendments of  1900. WTLIafAM fl. TOWNSEND,  Agent foiyWIUiam Qriflltbs.  _________  EWABT &  CAUMK-Archltasote.    Booma 7  and S Aberdeen hloek, Baker tda-oat, Nelsou.  West Kootenay Butcher Go.  Alaia KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEa^-TBi  WaoiiKSAIaB AND HETAIIa  FISH.AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Bake.v Street, Nelson &   Q.   TRAVES,   MaiiageP  ���-iKmnrW.BVMAir, P.��0-<in*Tl OAR'TT'T, AW!) PRnVP**  *'l!rl,*llW*rT'*i!V-  FOR;*1 ALL PLANTING C. W. West &Mo.  COAL.!      WOOD!  irorac-gr.own Fruit:and Ornamental Trees, Roses, Shrubs,  Vines suul Bulbs���S0,0Q0. to select from..   Address  M. J. HENRY. Vancouver, B. 0.  H= D.  ASH8RQFT  BLACKSMITH IMG  AND* EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon roiialrini^j)r(aWR'<bL.-'''ii''5<<<|*��t to tif ��  fiist-clAEs wneelwrigbb.  Special attention glveniUj-all kinds of rep~lr-  lt*g,an4,onstom wor)s^rom,o*jteld'*. polzite.  Snot*!   Hall St.. belrwonn  Ha-p" n.nt? ���"ernanf.,  feREISTElSE^&CO.  BRKWKB8 AND BOTOlKRfl pt>  FINE LAGER BEER/ ALE  AND" PORTER-  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65  Crow's N_->!:_  Coal  _3__lIL.I"VEl_a'El_D  S&15;  TELEPH6NE 33.  S*-fcmpt and- nutil���r  _<rtiv*rr to tho tmide  Browery ��t Natiion  ACIKNTS TMPERTAra OIL COMPANy, Urn.  No. order can.be accepted unleas ��� accompanied..  by cash.   Office:   Corner of Hall  and Baker Streets.  Lel-hbridge Gait Goal  The heHli value for the.mnney In Uio WSfltfltJ  for all purposes.   I'BRMB oabh     W. P. TisinNKT. Ge**eral..Agont,!  Tnln>3honB.U7.    Offloe-*wiJ*ih.ri. I). J. OhrisHB..  BTcyEXPBESS  and Transfer Co.  WHOLESALE. TRADE  JERATED ANDMI^ERAL WATERS.  THOru>l<* & CO., L1MITRD.���Corner Vornon  and Cedar streets. Nelson, manufacturers  of., and 'wholesale, dealers in toratod .waters and  fruit syrups. Solo agents for Halcyon Sprlngi*  mineral water.   Tcloplione VO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TKKTZKIa & CO.���Corner Bakor and  . ��� Josophino streets, Nolson, wholosale dealers -In assayers supplies. Agents for Denver  Firo Clay Uo. of Denver. Colorado.  COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  HJ. KVANS & CO.-Baker street, Nelson  ��� wholesalo dealors. in liquors,' olgars  cement, Are brick and fire clay, water plpoiand  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELEOTRI0AL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &��� CON-  SI ttUCTIONCOMPAN Y-Wholesalo doalers in telephones, annunciators, belli*, batteries,  flxtures,.ete., Houston block. Nelson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BKACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  mixed cars shipped to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, .Now Westminster, and Edmonton, Alberta.  TAYLOR FEED & PRODUCE CO.-Baker  street, Nelson (George F. Motion's old  stand). Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a spociolty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26. -  FRESH AND SALT.MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.-Baker. street,   Nelson,  ���   wholesale dealers In fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streote, wholesale grocers and  <obbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maokinaws and miners'sundries..   KOOTENAY SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,  wholesale  ���grocers.   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street. Nol-  ���Bon.-wholesale grocers. ; ^  ���M i  JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ���   wholesalo   dealers   iu ^ provisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs.  \ HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H. BYERS.&. CO.���Corner Baker.and Josephine  ��� ' si roots. Nelson, wholosale dealers iu hard-  st roots. Nelson  ware-and: mining supplies,  Powder Co,  Agents for Giant  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St., Nelson, wholesale' doalers,, lu  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers'supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  tTiURNKR, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  J- and Josephine stroets, Nelson, wholesalo  dealors In liquors, olgars aud dry goods. Agents  for Pabst-Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and CM  gory Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON' POWDER COMPANY-Baker  . ~ atroob, Nelson,; manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting,, stumping, and black blasting powders,  wholesale, dealors lu caps and fuse, ana oleotrlo  blasting apparatus.  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LtMITED-Corner Front and Hall.streets,  Nelsou, manufacturers of aud wholosale dealers  In sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.. - ' ���  h>  ���   Baggage and express movod to any part of the.  city. .Special attention.given,to heavy teaming..  Ollloe with the Nelson Wine Co.', Baker.'afreet.  GEO. F. MOTION. Manager.  Telephone 93.  WINES, AND, CIGARS. i  CALIFORNIA W1NH COMPANY, LIMI-  TED-Corner ."rout and Hall*-treeto, Nelson, .wholesale dealera.lu wines (ease and bulk.  <wrt. rtnmnBWn "������"���'j Imnnrhnd olarara.  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given, that sixty days after  date I intend to apply to M<o> gold commissioner  for a lease on erown lands, situate in West Kootenay district, about.ten miles; from'the city of  Kaslo, in a northerly direction, consisting of ISO  acres of unoccupied crown lands, comhiencing at  a post marked C. P.-L��� thenco north oii the lake  front 80 chains, thence west 2U chains, thence  south80chains, thence oast 2(1 chains, to,place  arid post of commencement. *  C. P. LOUDIN.  DR. ALEXANDER  FORIN  OFFICH AND RESIDENCE  Silica   street, between Ward and  .Toaepliinehstreets.,  elephnne 120, THE TKI-BEN^:  NELSON, B. C FRJDAY; DECEMBER T 1900  I  1  Baffi_ OF IftllEAIi  CAPITAL, all paid up?...$12,000,000.00  REST    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427.18080  Iaot.*.-3tralhooiia aud Mount Royal ...Presidont  lioif.- George A. Drummond Vice-Pi*osidont  K. S. Cloustou Goneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  o    Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) Nrw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell. Sterling Exohange, and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available iu any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc..  Savings Bank Branch  . CU RRKNT RATH OS" INTKRK8T PAID.  FROM  HOBO  TO  PREACHER.,  After he cast his vote for William McKinley in .Buffalo, New  York, the Hev. .Fosoph lv Cii-illis,  who for five years has been tho  pastor of tho South Prosbytorian  church at Seneca and .Tuauita  streets, departed with his family  for El Reno, Oklahoma, where he  will do missionary-work among the  Indians. It is the strange work of  fate that Mr. Griffis is to be sent to  the very town where he once was a  prisoner under- sentence of death  for desertion from the United  States army.  Few lives are so filled as his with  adventure. Ho has, been an Indian  warrior, an Indian athlete, a wanderer through the west when  Oklahoma was the real frontier, an  American.soldier, a. tramp,.a member of the Salvation. Army and ji  minister.  In 1804 his father lived in the  southeastern part of Oklahoma,  bordering, on Texas, lie was one  of a -haurlful- of-.hardy. Americans  who formed a small-settlement on  the site of what is now Gainesville,  lu the spring of the year the  Kiowa Indians, who were aggressive  and skilful in war, made a raid on  the settlement, and killed..all the-  whites except a few whom they  took as captives. Mrs. Griflis fell  in the conflict, but the old Kiowa  warriors even to this day remember  that she defended her life and that  of her sonwith fierce courage, and  killed two redskins before she was  fatally wounded. Mr. Griflis was  away that day and when he re-  ������wrned ho found the body of his  wife, viewed the. scene of carnage  and guessed that his two-year-old  sou, Joseph, had,been stolen. Inspired by the terrible blow that  had been dealt him, he fought the  Indians until he was killed.  .Toseph, the present Dr. Griflis,  was taken into the family of Big  Bow, the war chief of the - Kiowas,  and brought up.- tenderly by the  wife of-the chief. He roamed about  the country with the Kiowas,  learned their language, loved Big  Bow and Mrs. Big Bow as mother  and father.  When he was ten years old. the  small band of Indians with whicli  he was traveling with was captured  by a company of American infantry.  One day a soldier took particular  notice of the white boy and observed a vaccination mark on his  arm. The commanding.officei* went  to Big Bow and asked him to tell  him the history of the boy prisoners. Big Bow at first denied that  the prisoner was a white man's son,  but subsequently confessed that he  was and told the full story of his  capture: =     =  The boy did not believe it until  Big Bow had assured, him time and  time again of its truth. The commanding officer took him in charge  and, with the aid of Big Bow, got  in communication witli an uncle  who lived in Texas. Thus at the  age of ten years Griflis was sent  into Texas and placed in the charge  of his uncle.  Life in civilization was irksome  to the boy. He longed to be back  to the. roving, venturesome life. So,  after spending a short time with  his uncle, he departed secretly to  join the Indians. He journeyed for  days over prairie and mountains,  and at length fell iu with straggling  Utes, Oheyeunes and Kiowas. For  six or seven jreai*s he lived a nomadic life.  In 1880 he enlisted in Company  K, Sixteenth Infantry, and did  scout duty for some time. His  superb horseback riding attracted  the attention of captain Crews, of  the Fourth-cavalry.   ,  The Fourth went out in -1881 to  quell aii uprising of the Cheyennes,  and the boy ;scout went with it.  The captain told young Griflis,  after the performance of a daring  feat, that he would: make him a  present of a good horse as, a reward  for his excellent service. The word  was never, kept,, and. the boy soldier  decided to. desert forthwith, little  considering limy serious an offence  desertion was., lie. and another  soldier ran away one night and a  few days later were, captured.  Griflis was tried by a drumhead  court-martial and sentenced to be  shot at. retreat. .Tust before the  execution was to take place captain  THE BANK* ��2E  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared'to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, XT. S.,  Atlin,B. C, and Dawson. City, N.W.T.  Imijexial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Crews said he had concluded to  postpone it for thirty days, during  which time the- condemned, youth,  should be held in the guardhouse  at For.t. Reno.- He was conveyed  thither by a strong guard and  orders were given to a blacksmith  to put him in chains. Griflis knew  the blacksmith, and whispered to  him to make the manacles large,  which the blacksmith did ; so large,  in (fact, that Griflis. each night drewr  hisifcet out of> them and enjoyed-  good- rest.-  The young scout had for a prison  mate a soldier who had thoainiquo  pseudonym of Gee Whiz, a daring  chap. After he and Griffis had  been confined about twenty-five  days in the guardhouse .Gee Whiz  cut a hole through tlie roof, and  then one night he and Griflis  crawled out into the world, much  to the surprise of the sentry, who  let two poorly aimed bullets drive  at them. Camp was in a commotion in an instant, but Gee Whiz  and Griflis were fleeing wildly  across the plains and were out of  immediate danger .by tho time- a  concerted measure.foi' their capture  had,been undertaken. They.went  seventy-Jive miles, south,, nearly,  starving en route, and finally  separated.  For,- three years Griflis roamed  about the country, traveling in all  the ways known to hoboes.*  lu 1S8-J, in London, Ontario, he  was converted.. He was iii that-  city . as- a tramp when a. sermon  which he heard delivered in the  street by a member, of the Salvation  Army made.a deep impression- on  him. He at length joined the  Salvation Army. While., still in,  London lie was sent to jail for  beating a-drum in the streets - con.-  trary to law and during his incarceration ho began a study of the  English language, lie worked in  the army-two or three years, be-  camean evangelist, and ten years  ago, having been ordained .as a minister, came to Buffalo.  Not7till four years ago did this  remarkable man. secure immunity  from the; death sentence,-which was  pronounced upon him in 1881.  Through the,good offices of two  well-known Buffalo men he secured  a full pardon. lie returns to Oklahoma as presbyterial evangelist or  pastoiyat-large and his work will,  be among whites as well aa Indians.  A FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  -Roughand  Capital Authorized -$2,5ftQjQO0  Capital Paid up $2*4$&603  Rest  )_ S.VTraejPOO  1). K. Wllkio, General Managajry  E. Hay. inspector.  Nelson Branoh���Burns Block, 221- Baker-Street  J. M. LAY. Mfttt��g.^ ;  *       '  A Dialogue.  Ambrose Bierce in Examiner.  McKinley���-Why, yes, of cp.urso,  governor, I expect always, toscon-  sult with the leading men of the  party���you and the. others.  Roosevelt���Others?  McK.���In the great scheme of the  universe heaven has provided  others.  It.���There- are also snakes and  flies. We do not accord them a.  voice in the ordering of large  affairs.  McK.���There is my cabinet.  R.���-Nice chaps���they will, no  doubt, be glad to carry out any  policy that we may decide upon.  McK.���Then 1 understand that in  the guidance and direction- of this  administration you-have the goodness to care to be the whole thing?  R.���You do me the greatest injustice. (Lifting his eyes to the  sky"and reverently pointing in the  same'direction. There is a greater  than 11  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  UP WHAT TOD WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKK IT JfOU YOU  CALL AND, GET PRICKS  J. A. Sayward  nAI.I, AND LAKR STH.ERTB. NKLSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  COIINRR OK  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pino Lumber Always in  Stool*;.  We carry a -complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  , prompt attention.  Porto Bico Lumber Co. Ltd,  TEACHER   WANTED.  For Ymir Public School.. Duties lo commence  on the 2nd January, 1901. Applications to he ad .  dressed to W. 1). FORRESTER,  Secrotary Ymir School Board, Ymir, B.C.  YiBt**. B.C., December 1th ,1900,  Surpassing-  Display in  Fall Suitings  All lhe. 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, Baker Street).  FRED J. SQUIRE, Manager.   ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE  THE.QUKKN'S   HOTEL. -  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the squa.ro. shoulder���the latest  fashion in coats.  D. J. Dewar, j. p.  Notary Public, Conveyancer.  FOR SALE !'  A nice 7-room houso, with all modern conven  iences, on Silicia street, near Stanley. This  is a good opportunity/or. anyone -wanting a  nice house near business center. . Only $2100.  7-room house, new, with all. modern conveniences, good location on Mines road.  Largo house on Carbonate street, near Josephine,  52000, easy terms.  Good house and lot, in Hume Addition. $2000,  easy terms  2 nico huilding lots, 100x120, Mill street, SJOOO.  Loans straight at 8%, or monthly payments. No  lines. No forfeiture. No commission. No  delay.    TO LET.  Nico.houso on Mines road, bath, ��23, with, water.-  (>-room house, with bath, Hume Addition. ��20  ,~>-room cottage, end of Baker street, 821.50.    -������:���  Large lodging house,.good location, cheap.  Office in    -  Madden Block  Di J. DEWAR  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  Agents for J. & J/TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.  GANIBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  HEAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE  AGENTS  FOR RENT  (I-roomed house and bath, together with kitchen  range, complete with hot and cold water. Observatory street, magnificent viow; rent, including water rate, $23 por mouth.  5-roomed-. house, cornor Cedar and Carbonate  streets; $20 per month.  .I-roomed house, Hume Addition ; $15 por month.  4-roomed cottage, Gore streot l^.ftO per month.  il-roomed house, corner of Mill and Ilall streets;  $30 per month; from lst'November.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent, Loan  & Savings Company. .   MONEY TQ LQAI*  AT 7 PER CENT  ON BUSINESS PROPERTY  Annlf a. fu TiWNNOX. Solicitor. Vnlaon ��. ,0  wisS~V0N    PER   WERTH  CLAIRVOYANT  Palmist and Card Reading.  Glvos advice on commercial business and mining; reunites unhappy lovers nnd broken up  families.   Room 1, Over Thompson Stationery Co.  ~' ENGINEERS.  /-1HARLKS PARKER���Mining and milling en-  >-* glneer. Turuor-Boaokh Block, Baker street,  NsHaa,  -*_*_ ,<��� *=--*_ ���"^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^���^a^. ^% S__, ��� *^�� ^T'- ^^^^ ^���^T'* ^^^^ *^^<S^ ^^"^^ %=0*^W'*^***��  1*.  '^-^  My Success in Business  m.  ' ;>.'l  ���    ���    ���  IS DUE TO THE BROAD PLAN OF GIVING GOOD VALUES ALL THE     ^  YEAR THROUGH; WITH NO INTENT OF MAKING BIG PROFITS, OR      ���"���  EXPECTATION OF MAKING MY CUSTOMERS  THINK THEY ARE  GETTING MORE THAN IS ACTUALLY GIVEN.  _______ ___��*_-.*** ftfc:  "gUSINESS has not drifted my way blindly. I have not tried to get  the dollar in sight at the cost of the loss of confidence a customer has in the quality of my goods and methods. Catchpenny methods of the day may attract trade, but they do not  create permanent customers, and that is what we are after.  V(J\ In our seasons holiday lines, never before were varieties so  great, styles so fresh and attractive, and quality up to so high  a standard. We are ready night and day for any demands  you may make upon me.  m.  -s_4___-3-_e-.t-.tt-e**  JACOB   DOVER,   The   Jeweler  INEL,SOIV,   B.   G.  ��_^>  Our Watch Making Department has.no Equal in B. C.  All Goods Bought Here Engraved Free of Charge  �� S> <!> cS*- cS^ cS- cS-�� c*- c? s5->- <S* cSa- <_> SS-* <_S* <_S* cS* <_> _z>- S> C>'S>^*^��>'^^S>'S>^7S>$^S=*''S^^>S='"S>'^:*���^g,���.  ��������� '-.jy.  ���.'.  ,r~��_  ELECTRICAL MACHINERY  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators, Lamps  GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES  HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT CIRCUITS.  tXLING  SURFACE BELT DRESSING,  ELECTRIC  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION CO.  Nelson, B. C.  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Co.  NELSON,   B. C.  To���==z-  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 produets 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 stoek of Fire Briek, Fire Clay,  Tiles and Cement.  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken the First Prizes at the  =Spokane?Industrial^Exposition=in-1899^and*-also^-thls^year.^ We^also_  seeured prizes last year and this year for Ornamental and Building  Stone.  We are prepared to offer special rates to Contractors and  Builders. , .    '  o ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing .Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  sons  ____e_i__5  fV-y**.  .PoUtJ/ii^e  **���**. -Tonic i_*/i  ^vat^/W*. /%.  Specially renominondftil  for (lyapopsia, lost* of  iippet.itc, BleeplessnCR!',  iiidigoHtion, weakness  from whatever cause,  nervousness, fevers,  consunipUon, malaria  und goneral debility.  . Women complain of a  tired fooling. Wilson's Invalid's Port, is immediate  find efficacious, leaving no  narmful effecta.  Men will And 11. particularly valliable'as a restorative arid -ii Htrurifitliener of  the.body and nerve system  We recommend thi*- Ionic  CANADA MHO  AND BOOK  COMPANY  Nelson, B, C.  LADIES' HAIRDRESSINGPABLOR  Mrs. Fred Knapp has opened a ladies' hair  ilressing, shampooing and sineinK Parlors inn.col.  tags on v lolflrla street, oppodle Pnalr Hotel,  LADIES' TRIMMED HATS  Endless Variety  And Prices to Suit.  mrs. e. Mclaughlin,  JOSEPHINE STREET.  MRS. A. HALTON.  FINE   DRESSiVjAKIfaC A SPECIALTY  MADDEN  BLOCK.  E P. Whalley, J. P:  NOTARY PUBLIC  Olllco with (J. \V. WorI, 8c t:o., corner Ilall and  Iiakerstreets.  City oltloo of tho Nolson Soda water Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Vlotoria and Kqptontur Streeta.  I*. O. Hot S5S. TttlaKl'uONrM NO, 9fi  NELSON LICENCE-DISTRICT.  Notice i-< hereby given that Krcd Fisher, ot  -Kitchener, has made application, under the  provisions of the "Liquor Licence Act, 1800."  for an hotel licence, at Kitchener, and that  a meeting of the Hoard of iaicence Commii-  sionors will be hold to consider IhiH and other  applications at the court house, at the city  ot Nelson, on Saturday, tho fifteenth day of December, liXKl, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon. _  W. II. nULLOCK-WKBSTER,  Chief Iaicence Inspector.  Chief Constable's Office,  Nelson, 11. C, 30th November, 1<K)0.  ^  BUREAU OF PROVINCIAL INFORMATION  In order that the Government may be in possession of definite information with which to  supply those feeking investments in this Province, I am instructed to invite particulars from  those who have properties for sale, and who may  feel disposed to forward such particulars to this  office for the purpose in question.  In view of the proposed early reorganization  of the Agent-General's Olllce in London", England, tho desirability of having on file a list of  farms and other properties for sale, with full and  accurate details is obvious. Proncitics submitted may include farms and farm lands, industrial or commercial concerns, timber limits,  water powcis, or other enterprises ntl'ording  opportunities for legitimate invest ment.  =-^Itfis=not=propo3e6>to=recommontJ=properlies-to=  intending investors, but to afford tho fullest  access to the classified lists and all available information connected therewith, and to place inquirers in communication with the owners. "  The fullest particulars are desired not only of.  thc properties themselves, but of the localities in  which thoy are situated, and the conditions  affecting them. For this purposo. printed  schedules will, upon apDlication.- bo forwarded  to thoso desirous of making sales.  It.  K.  GOSNKLL.  Secretary Bureau of Provincial Information.  Victoria, B..C, November Kith, ifKK).  oftw  Soaled Tenders addrosscd to the undersigned,  and endorsed "Tender for Nelson Post Otllco,"  will bo received at this ofllco until Saturday,  January 5th, 1901, inclusively, for thoorection of/  a Post Olllce at Nelson, U. C, according to tho  plans and specifications to bo seen at the present  Post.Olllce, Nelson, and.'iit-t.hu Department of  Public Works, Ottawa.  Persons tendering are notilled that tenders  will not be considered unless made on the form  supplied and signed with their actual signatures  Knch tender must be accompanied hy an ac-  repleil cheque on a chartered hank made payable to tho order of the honorable the Minister of  Public Works, equal to ten per cent (10;;) of the  amount, of the tender, which will bo forfeited if  the party decline to enter into a contTuct when  called upon to do ho, or if he fail to complete the  work contracted for. If the tender be not, accepted tho cheqno will be returned.  Tho department does not bind Itnelf to accept  tho lowest or any tender. '  ���  By order,  JOS. li. ROY,  Acting Secretary.  Department, of Public Works, \  Ottawa, November Mfch, 1000 J  Newspapers inserting this advertisement wit li  out authority from the department, will not lie  paid for It.  MUSIC.  Mrs. It. li. 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, comer Josephine and  Vernon street.  NOTICE  Anybody knowing tho whoreabouts of Richard  Morton will confer u favor upon his anxious and  enquiring relatives by communicating the same  to tho undorsigned who is in direct communication with thorn.        ���,.-,-���  .TAMKS WILKS,  Uecrotary Nelsou Miuera' Union  TRADES   UNIONS.  ;���*   '"f  " y*-  ���M-BLSON MINERS* UNION NO.' 96, W. F. o  ** �� M.���Meets In miners' union rooms, north- .  east corner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every '/. ~* ,-  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem-', '"* >t* *',  hers welcome. M. R. Mowatt, President. .Tame " **���' -->i"3  Wilkes, Sooretary. Union Siui.k oi* Wagkb '" "V"?  KOit Nki-json District���Per hhift, <maehine'. ''*"-*'  men, $3.-0: hammersmen miners. $:i._3: inuckers,H:.  carmen, shovelcrs an<l other underground labor- i.  ers, S'UX).  !'*'���* ***  TIRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.���The reg'u- ;  J- lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor _  Council will beheld in the miners' union hall,-1- '  corner of Victoria and Kootonay strflctia, on the>*  first aud third Thursday of oach month, nt >-  7.:t0p.ni. a. J.Thorpo,President. .1. II.Mathe-*,'..,  non, Secretary.  -m  <-- v _  -p- ii  ���pHE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union '  -1-   aro held on  Wednesday evening of each -  week, at . o'clock. In tho Miners' Union hull cor-'  ner Victoria and -Kootonay streets.   ]{.   Kobin- .,  son, President.   James Colling, Sc-.u-of.ary. _ _,  ���DARBERS* UNION.-Nclsoii1J*.*on,*No. lfKi. of'^  ���LJ the IutcniationalJonrncymcn lUrhcrs Un-'*&  Ion of America,'meets'overy first and third Mon-,'"  day of each month iu Miner's Union Hall, corner -' , _ r  of victoria and Kootenay st reels, at 8:30 p.m."'.*- T.Xi  sharp. Visiting brothers cordially invited to ."��'* _'v  attend. It. ArcaMahon, presid��n': _. H. Mathe-*:' ���',��?>'  son. secietiu-y-licasurcr: .1.0. (i.u ilnor,rccordin-fc^ -*'-5":S  secretary. . ���.   -.-^trfJ  ���DR1CKLAYKRS AND  MASONS'  UNION."-"y^���J  ��J   The Bricklayers and'Masons'.International  Union No. 3 of Nelson 'meets sorond and fourth  Tuesdays in each month at "Miners   Union _aU.*r*i"-"*'#$lV  J. W. Ktoher, president; Joseph Clark, recording   X��'��%.  and corresponding secretary. * "t   . -'_--*v-Vr?'|    '*'" "������-���ail  y-s-'.Ae'  LABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro ;  tective Union, No. 8121, A. V. of 1���, meets In t  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba->- <  kor and Kootonay streets,' uver.v Monday evening  at7iM p.m. sharp. Visiting inenihors of the Amorl-  oan   Federation   cordiallyr invited   to attend.-,  James Mat-how, President.   John I'ooercH, recording secretary. \  NKLSON PAINTERS' UNION-The regular  mooting of tho' PnintC7's' Uni0n"is hold  tho flrst and third Fridays in each month at Minors' ,Union hall at 7:30 sharp. J. II. Milliard,  Prosident; Will J. Hatch. Secretary.   '  PLASTERERS'  UNION-The O. P. I. A. No.  172, meets every Monday evening In the  Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets, at   >  8 o'clock.   J. D. Mover, oiewdont: Donald Mc-  "  f>ian. BavirnfAry',  COOKS' AND WAITERS' UNION ���Regular  meetings on the second and fourth Tlnirs-,-  days of each month, at 8 o'clock in Miners' Union  hall. Visting brethem cordially invited. C. F.  Bell, president; J. P. Forestoll, sscretary  treasurer.  "__  _ iii  ^  FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES. ,*  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. J*. & A. H.    ^ v  Meets second Wednesday In each month."     " *"  Sojourning brethren Invited."* " "   ,  K  NIGHTS OK PYTHIAS- Nelson Lodge, No,  23, Knights of Pythias, meets In LO. O. F.  .*>'  Hall, cornor Baker and Kootcr.ay streets, every  Tuesday ovoning at 8 o'clock. Visiting Knighw  oordloJly invited to attoud. i F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Paquettc, E.'of-It. & S.  NELSON L. O. lu. No. 1692. moots in L O. O. F.  Hall, cornor Iiaker una Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Visiting  brethorn cordially Invited. R. Robinson, W. _��  W.- Crawford, Kecording-Socrotary.  SHERIFF'S. SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelhon, in Wes  Kootenay,-to, wit:  By virtue of a writ of flerl-facias, issued out of  the Supreme Court of Brllith Columbia, at the  suit of the Dank of Montreal, ulaintitfs. and to  me directed, against the goods and chat  tcls of the Two Friends Mine, Limited  Liability, defendants, I have seized und  taken in execution all tho right, title tind interest)  of the said defendants, Two Friends Mino Limited Liability, in tho mineral claim known as  and called "Two Friends,"situated oii the divide  between Lemon and Springer creeks, on the oa9t  slopo of Lemon crcclc, located on the :i 1strta> of  July, A. I J. 1805. anil recorded in tho olllcocf the  mining recorder for the Slocan Ciiy Mining Division-of tho Wo't ICobtamny District, on the 10th  day of August, A.U.18!)5; and also all the right)  title and interest of. the said defendants. Two  Friends Mine. Limited Liability, In sixty (CO) tons  ot ore, more or less, mined from lhe mineral  claim "Two Friends." and no\v,u!*on the pro  perty: To recover tho sum of two thousand and  oighty-nliie dollars and olghty-flvo cents (?2,u_9-  .85) together with interest on two thousand and  eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents (S208ci 35)  at six per centum por'annum, from tho 2lith day  of September, l'JOO, until payment, besides Bher  ill's poundage, otllccr's feus, and all other legal  incidental expenses: All ot which I shall expose  for sale, or sntllcicnt thoreof to satisfy said judgment, debt, and costs, at, the front of my ofllco  next to the court house, in the city of Nelson, B.  C. oil Friday the -.Villi day of Oetober, A.!��.. l'JOO'  at the hour of cloven o'clock-ln the forenoon.  Notk.���Intending purchasers will satisfy them-  selvosaa to iiitureat,and title of tlie- aaid defendants.  Dated nt Slocan City the 12th day of October,  1900  ' .,   3. P. TUCK, Sheriffof South Kootenay-  The above 9ale is postponed until Monday, the  201)1 day of Nnvunilier, litOO, at, tho samo place  and hour. _ S. P. TUCI.,  SliorilTof South Kootenay.  The above silo ii further postponed until  Friday the '.1st, day of Decern her, 1900, at the  same.place and hour.  .      S. P. TUCK,  Sherill'of South Kootenay.     v��  "'COMPANIES ACT 18977 '   -  Notice is hereby given that the appointment of  John  Mallison  Williams'us attorney of * The    '  (.'haploau Consolidated Cold Mining Company.  Limited," and of   his  substitute,  Charles   w.    J-  Orahaui Browning, has been revoked, and that*    >  t'abricl Lucien RoDcrt Weyl, accountant of Nelson, B.C., has, been appointed as the new at-*  tornoy of the said company, and the registered  otllco of tho company has' been changed to Observatory street, Nelson, B. C.  ELLIOT & LENNIE.-  Sollcitors for the.Company.  Dated this 20th day of November,-A. 1).; 1900. THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C, FRIDAY" DECEMBER 7 1900  -1  ,i  '*,  IU  \il  I s.  l-f-  l_��  J31  p.  i--i  h  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,   NELSOI\L_______r  .. Fit=Reform Clothing..  LEADS  IN   PUBLIC  FAVOR.  Keep this in mind when buying your Winter Suit. Wc  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 BAKER STREET. 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@@@@@$-a.   #-��*��a^  w  THE LECTURE  Given Monday evening was a decided  success, so many husbands have decided  to hand their pocketbook over  TO THEIR WIVES  We would suggest, wives, that you turn  over a new leaf in the way of spending,  and see how much you can save over  and above what your husbands used to.  To do this you must '  I FIRST  to  to Select the grocer who will give you the  to  jgi best  value  for the   least  money.    We  to would recommend  M wmr hunter-isrm:  CITY LOCAL NEWS  Ernest Mansfield left this morning over the C. P. R. for New York,  whence he sails For England on  Wednesday next per the White  Star steamer Germanic.  On Saturday the congregation of  the church of Mary Immaculate  will honor their patron saint, the  occasion being the feast of the  Immaculate Conception. Services  will be held as follows on Sunday:  Mass at 10 o'clock a. m. and benediction at 7 p. m.  Another batch of assayers concluded their examination yesterday  aud left for their respective homes.  The candidates for the test do uot  -represent the lull strength of the  profession iu the Kootenays, a number of assayers 'having decided to  take the examination   next  spring.  The petition asking the department of marine and fisheries to es��  talilish a lighthouse at Cape Home,  near Pilot Bay, lias been signed by  the officers of all the craft plying  on the lake aud forwarded to Ottawa. Tlie. marine men believe the  department will grant the application.  J. Fred Jlnnie, who was minister  of mines in the Seuilin government,  will remain in Nelson until his  brother Horace recovers from an  attack of typhoid fever. Mr. Hume  says he is out of politics for good.  On his return to Victoria, where  his family are now living, he will  probably take a trip up the west  coast to examine some raining properties iu whieh he is interested.  The Athabasca salooa was the  headquarters of everybody last  night. There jubilant Liberals  jostled sanguine Labor men and  sedate Conservatives, all in the best  of humor. P. J. Russel is making  the Athabasca a popular resort by-  being enterprising. He had a leased  wire in a side room, and gave the  election returns as promptly "as  they were received at any point on  the Canadian Pacific lines.  unit. The vote was a jackpot, to  be pla3'ecl for. Each part}" selected  their most expert poker player and  game was started with 20 chips in  front of each player. ' The player  who represented candidate Galliher  was the more lucky or the more expert, ��tnd he won, .and Galliher got  45 solid votes as the result, every  elector living up to the agreement.  At Wardner, the only voters were  the deputy returning officer and  his clerk, and they couldn't vote  against Galliher without being  found ont.  FOUND THE PARADISE LEAD  Want a Jury.  A jury of ten citizens has been  summoned to sit on the case of  Roberts vs. .T. W. Stewart, which  comes up fpr trial at the county  court session opening next week.  The plaintiff owns the ground  known as Roberts' Ranch and objected to contractor Stewart pitching his construction camp on the  property without payment. The  rent demanded -was not. forthcoming, hence the action.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ABERDEEN  Just on the Verge.  The corporation steam-road roller  narrowly escaped damage yesterday. When the crew were starting  to move the roller from its position  in the city quarry on Victoria  street, a section of the roadway  crumbled beneath the weight" and  for a few minutes it looked as  though the ponderous engine would  take a short cut down the hill to  Baker street. The balance of the  roadway held, however,- and the  engine was pulled into a safe position with block and tackle.  ^  m  Groceries, Crockery.  BLOCK,   BAKER  STREET.  to  .NELSON  M  Dl   CEYLON   TEA  We have just received a large consignment of tho  celebrated Hondi tea, direct from the gardens. It is  easily the best tea in the market and is sold with a  guarantee.   Money refunded if not found satisfactory.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN A. IRVING & CO.  ROSSJUAIND   BISOirNEERIIVa   WORKS  OUNLIFPK & McMillan  Founders and  Machinists, Specialty of Ore  Cars, Ore-Bin  Doors and General Mining Machinery.  List of second-hand machinery on hand, -which has boon thoroughly overhauled and is as Rood  an new :  1 2*--H. P. Locomotive-typo boiler, with engine attached and all fitting.'', ready to turn on strain.  1 ��l"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built, by Ingersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x6"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch this advertisement for further llsttf, or write un before you buy for complete list.   Wo  may have just what you want.  Agents for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,  ROSSLAND.  OUR  ARK  FILTERS  FILTERS|  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  ! OUR CLOSEST8  ARE NOISELESS  Two Polling Places Went Solid.  Two polling places went solid for  Galliher. Wardner,' in East Kootenay, and the 150-Mile, in Cariboo.  A story is in circulation that the  result at the 150-Mile was brought  __    __ about in this way:   The electors of  STRACHAN BROTHERS, Plumbers  j the locality decided to vote as a  To drop us a post card that we may call and  Never  have any plumbing done until you  OPPOSITE  poaTomom.  live estimates,  cave seen our  It eaves many dollars,  goods and our prices.  The Congregational Bazaar.  The bazaar in Kirkpatrick ��fc Wilson's new store under the .auspices  of the Ladies' Aid Society of the  Congregational church opened yesterday and promises to be most successful. The booths are arranged  on the west side of the building  "andl_rendevot"e1:rtcf_tl^^Usplay"~of  an attractive assortment of fancy  articles, the. product of the skillful  fingers of the ladies of the church.  At the rear of the building is the  dining room section, where substantial meals and dainty lunches  are served at various hours of the  day. The bazaar is well worth a  visit.  A  Runaway Car.  The tramway system had troubles of its own yesterday. One of  the winter cars was stalled. at the  corner of Stanley and Baker streets  for some time during the afternoon  through troublo with the current.  It was finally moved, and No. .3, the  big combination ear, came down to  the rescue. Not long after No. .Ts  brake apparatus got out of kilter,  and as sho came down Stanley  street her speed was greater than  would otherwise have been the  case. Conductor Campion, who  was in the rear end, was in the  Kootenay street accident last year  when M; P. Peters lost his arm, and  apparently was unwilling to take  any chances on another spill, for he  alighted hurriedly as the car  approached Baker street. Motor-  man Coyle stuck to his post and  stopped the car without difficulty  soon after it rounded the corner.  John Miles' Good Fortune.  .Tohn   Miles,   better    known   as  'Paddy," and one of the old-timers  on Forty-nine creek, was among the  prospectors who spent election day  in the city.    Miles has  been   hammering .away    on   his   Forty-nine  creek claims, the Paradise and Majestic, for nearly  (en   years.    Both  were   staked   under   this   old   act,  -which   permits   miners   to * follow  veins anywhere they  may  lead  to  from a point within  the limits of  his  own   claim,    ii  now   looks  as  though Miles  was to reap the harvest sown in a decade of work, and  this arises out of the fact that he  has succeeded in locating the vein  on the Paradise claim.   The ground  was staked because of the masses of  'rich float found on it,  indicating  the presence of a lode in the vicinity.   Prospecting  proved   to be a  difficult proposition because of tho  fact that   the   whole   claim  was  covered with wash not less than 15  feet   deep   at   any    point.     Miles  worked  along   steadily   with   the  exception of-.*a few years spent in  the city, but was unable to find tlie  vein in place, although assured tliat  it-existed.   Apparently  his confidence begat confidence, for various  offers to purchase were made, ono  at least being $15,000 cash.   The  offers were not accepted, however,  Miles' theory being that if he found  the   vein   in", place   his    property  would be cheap at three times this  amount.  Within the. last few weeks the  long-looked-for vein was- located.  It is between:walls of granite and  porphyry, and, while -.nixed with  gangue. on' the surface, gives evidence of coming into solid ore with  a comparatively little depth. Miles  has started a tunnel on the vein  and is in a short distance. The  tunnel is -six feet wide between  walls and is all. in ore. The only  sample of ore from the tunnel  assayed up. to the present time  went .$152.20.; 'Various prospectors  aud mining men have seen the find  within the last week or two, and  their reports confirm the foregoing.  There seems to be no doubt. that  the Paradise-vein is a strong ledge  of free milling ' ore which will run  high in values.  The question has arisen among  the prospectors interested in the  section as. to. whether the new  Paradise vein is not identical with  "that on the Republic which adjoins  on the north. The owner of the  Republic figures that his lead runs  east and west quartering up hill,  while it is claimed that the Paradise lead runs almost due north  and south and is really the same  vein, the fact that the mineral is  -deposited-in-air-oblique-formation-  across the fissure leading to a confusion of directions. Further work  will demonstrate one or other of  the theories; the solution of which  is naturally of importance to the  owners of adjoining ground.  THEY ARE FACING A CRISIS  Library Needs Funds.  The directors of the public library  are facing a,'crisis in the history of  the institution. They require funds  to carry on the library and unless  this essential is forthcoming during  the present'month it is extremely  likely that the library will close its  doors and go out of business. The  directors met yesterday afternoon  and the treasurer reported that the  funds on hand were" not sufficient  to see the library through the  month, particularly as the subscriptions to the periodicals for the  free reading room must be renewed  before the first of the year.  The library has been run under  the present system for two years  and seems to be appreciated, the  secretary's', report indicating that  the attendance in the free reading  and recreation; rooms average 100  daily. An effort was made this  year to induce the city to take over  the library, but the aldermen did  not consider the proposition in a  favorable light and the old directorate are still endeavoring to keep  the institution afloat. Now they  must have money if their efforts  f  flHBF  h. _b-"__t:e:r,s Sc oo.  JSTEXaSO-N- *Kr_<_.S_1.0 S-A.3Sr_DO_*sr  STOVES!   STOVES!   STOVES!  HEATING STOVES, COOKING STOVES, AND STEEL RANGES  Sole Agents for the Original Cole's Hot Blast Coal Heaters  SEE OUR GUNS AND RIFLES  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF AMMUNITION  -TKIaKPirONK 27  Store, Corner I'likcr and .loRopliino Siren  are to have any effect, and appeal  to citizens for assistance. Anyone  desirous of contributing may do so  through tlie librarian or tlio directors, who are: Mesdames E. C.  Arthur, .1. Roderick Robertson, G.  Frank Beer, H. Bird, P. Lamont,  and A. L. McCulIoch.U. Frank Beer,  George Kydd, F. A. C.ypt&e, R. R.  Hedley, II. Bird, G. V. Holt, J. 11.  Bowes and Fred Irvine.  PERSONAL.  E. J. Felt, the well known mining  man of Slocan ("'it,**, i.-: in lhe cily today.  Captain C. AV. Busk  of Kokanee  Creek and Sain Nowswawlcr of Ka-lo are al Die  Hotel 11 n me,  Robert Irving and wife of Kaslo  area!, the Hotel Phair. Mr. rrvinif is manager  of lhe I.. & S. railroad.  - AV. R. Ramsdall returned yesterday after a run down to Uos^biiiy. He leaves i:i  ii few daya for San Diego, California.  Provincial constable A. Forrester  and wife of Robson are spending a couple of  days in t.he oily. They are registered at the  Queen's Hotel.  Among the guests at the Tremont  hotel yesterday wore Dionou-i Rock of the Silver  Hill mice. Hcd Bain-ridge of Silverton and  .Tallies Spencer of Vorly-nine creek.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Cellar to Rent���Apply Merchant*-.  Rank of Halifax.  If you want to buy or sell anything ko to tin; "Old Curiosity Shop."  Wanted���At Hotel Phair a good  steady man lo act as yard man and night, porter.  Hack   calls left at   the   Pacific  Transfor barn ou Vernon street. Telephone  call 35. .  For Rent���Store in Tremont  notol block. Apply to ~Malono & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  AAranted���Position as bookkeeper  or any clerical position, (loud references. Apply  T. H. C, Tribune olllce.  Wanted���Girl for.housework.best  wages paid. ��� Apply, to Mrs.' Schcrinerhorn,  Water si reel, near O'Neill's grocery.  For S.ale���Piano by Ev.aus Bros.,  Ingersoll. Cost SSDS.OO. Natural oak finish.  Wnat oH'crs?   Apply W, this olllce.  Good unfurnished rooms for rent  cheap, front and back doors, with woodshed.  Apply Mrs. j.napp, opposite I'hair Hotel.  For Sale���A new house, very convenient, modern improvements, easy terms. A*a-  ply A. K. Clarke, Stanley ,-icd Carbonate streets  AVanted���Position iu store, grocery or gent's furnishings, by young man, live  years' experience. Good references. I. i\!.. Tribune olllce.  Complete   furniture of   a seven  room house for sale en bloc, a snap.-with privilege of renting house at $2.'i per month. Victoria  street, two minutes f'om post ofllce. Apply  'B. SI. A.," care Tribune Ofllce.  It Counts in Results  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Nice Sweet Butter  Cood Fresh Eggs  are our'specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness in  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  The Leading Grocers.  Telephone 10���      ���*��� 185 Baker Street  $t '  '  '"  '  to  to  'to  $5 Silks for $3.50  0��  to  to  Here is your opportunity to. secure a ball dress  at cost. Our stock of evening dress silks is the  largest in. Nelson. In fact it is much larger than  we can afford to carry. We need money more  than we do the goods, and 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. ;  to  to  to  Expense...  has a great, deal to do  with a man's business  success or failure.  My expenses are fully  50% less than those of  _a n.y__o t he r,_d ea I e r_j ruN e I __  son, and consequently I  can sell at a closer margin of profit, and my  customers get the benefit  If Brown said so, It's right.  T. H. BROWN  STANLEY PIANOS  178 linker Street  NelHon, H. O.  Martin O'Reilly & Co.  HOUSTON   BLOCK,  NELSON.  THE-  DRINKING  qualities iu the cup are the important features  to be considered in purchasing tea. The most  i  Auk Your Grocer _____*  for Mew  SWBEt   CIDER  - f'or'Mlnee Plea.  CIDER  VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  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  READY FOR WINTER  Just l-eceiyed a large  consignment of  Englislj Underwear  UNSHRINKABLE.  DRINK  THE  BEST-  BEER.  Anheuser Busch  ST. LOUIS LAGER  REILEY& BENDY  SUCCKSSOUS  TO  if. D. ASHCROFT)  BLACKSMITHS   AND    WOOD   WORKERS  ,   EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  THEO.   MADSON  BAKER STREET.  _-a_____n__H_B--__--_-l  To be had wholesale at Nelson.  I*}. P. Rithet & Co., Ltd.  VICTORIA,   B. C.  Special attention given to all 'duds of repairing  ancl.custom work from outside, points'. Heavy  boltsmade to order on short notice.  P. J. RUSSELL  Buyer and Exporter of  RAW   FURS  Highest Prices  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Express.   NELSON, B. C.  FOR   SALE.  A.  B.  GRAY,  Baker  Street,   Nelson  Knrttfln-iv Acent. ���  Kootenay Agent,  A good hotel and contents for sale.   For particulars address Eo-c361, Kaslo, British Columbia

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