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 r<_*is  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  WEEKLY EDITION  BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  NINTH YEAR.  NELSON:  THURSDAY MORNING DECEMBER 20  1900  PRICE FITE CENTS  ?>j  MINIM IN THE NELSON BISTHICT  About the Porcupine Creek Country With Its Promising  O " - *  Galena and Gold-Copper Prospects.  \n  i i\  y  II  h'<  SNOW WANTED TO FACILITATE THE OUTPUT OF ORE  'Among the most promising mineral districts south of Nelson is the  section drained by Porcupine creek.  The stream is about ten or eleven  miles long and .joins the Salmon  river a mile south Of Ymir, after  draining an area of approximately  k 100 square miles, bounded on one  hand by the Hidden creek divide  and on the other by the Bear creek  divide. The section is mineralized  fiom end to end, and the stream  affords excellent water power at  many points. For timber, the country is fairly well supplied with fir,  spruce, hemlock, cedar and white  pine, so that the essentials for mining operations are all at hand. The  characteristic mineral is galena,  sometimes carrying a few dollars in  gold and gold-copper. As a whole  tlie section has strong ledges of low  or medium, grade - ore, although  there are exceptions" to this rule.  Tlie formation is -diorito at the  mouth of tho creek, giving place to  granite as the summit is neared.  The district was first prospected in  '91 and '92 aud is now staked more  or less from end to end along the  creek. Three and a half miles  above the mouth  of Porcupine the  * south fork branches off and runs  toward the Hidden creek divide/  Trails have been constructed from  the mouth of the hetad waters of the  mali\ creek and also to the head of  the south fork, from- which side  trails have been cut to the principal  properties. . As a whole the section  is undeveloped, but a number of the  propositions are |p,suchl,shape.that  they are likely to become producers  at a comparatively early date.  Away the best known propositions  along Porcupine creek are those referred to in the following :  The Rio Grande group is'situated  a mile and a half from the mouth of  the Porcupine. It comprises*.a number of claims and is owned by Rossland parties. Considerable surface  work has been done aud there is an  excellent showing of galena carrying a few dollars in gold. On the  same slope further up the hill is the  Nevada group, also owned by Rossland parties and stocked. This  property also has a good showing  of galena. J; Parker aud W. Deb-  ney of Rossland own several claims  oii the creek above tlio Rio Grande  on which they have done work  steadily aud have been* rewaided  with a really fine showing. Then  "comes the Eldorado, at the forks of  =tlfe**c reekr^Th is=g roii p"* was**stocked=  during the last few months and  will probably be worked on an extensive basis next spring.  ��� ���.'.Oii the divido between Hidden  creek aud the south fork of Porcupine is the Big Four group, also a  stocked proposition. It has a  strong vein, the ore in which will  probably average $40. A crosscut  tunnel to tap the vein was recently  finished for 50 feet and operations  h.ave now been suspended for the  winter.  Crossing the south fork and following the trail for two and a half  miles is the Union Jack group, which  was located by J. Goodlad and  Dougal Cameron, who are still interested in the property. This is a  copper-gold proposition and considerable work has been done on  the strong lead which crosses the  claims. Further on is the Lake  View, owned by Al Hughes of Ymir  and others; ft is a galena property  and has a.good showing. A big  tunnel has been driven on the  group and work will be resumed in  the spring. ���  On the head waters of the south  fork is the Big Horn group, which  is the only ono working at the  presen time in the section. It consists of nine claims and was staked  by Edward Todd, AV. M. Edgar, T.  Wood, and S. DesBrisay in 189S.  The Big Horn is a gold-copper property, the ore from which will  average $2*1. The vein is about 22  feet wide on the surface with four  feet of ore, the assays from which  range from $4 to $274 in gold.  Comfortable cabins, including bunk-  house, <20ok-house, magazine and  Macksmith shop, are erected and  season,  but  snap   they  the mine is equipped with cars and  other essentials. The property was  stocked at a million dollars about a  year ago. A crew of . seven men  under the direction of: W. M. Edgar  is now at work, on the property.  Two shifts are worked oh a crosscut  which is progressing at the rate of  a foot per day. This property may  ship during- the winter.  In addition to the foregoing there  are scores of locations on the main  creek and south fork which/ire reported to be first-class prospects,  but'on whieh work is not sufficiently  advanced to give any indication of  their value.  Cold Weather Wanted.  Continued soft weather is enibar-  assing raining operations  all over  the district.    Reference to this matter was recently made in The Tri-  iiunk, but at that timo it  was  assumed that the cold snap could not  be much longer averted  and  that  sleighing and rawhiding : would be  in* order   shortly.    Several  weeks  havo intervened, but the weather  has    grown     softer     instead     of  turning    co!der0 and    things   are  in     worse      shape     than      ever.  In   view    of    the    comparatively  open    weather    experienced    last  winter     and     other     indications  the weather prophets predicted a  hard  winter   for this  after   the   early   cold  changed their opinions as a rule  aiid now the weather wiseacres will  tell you  that  little cold weather  may be looked for.    This is unfortunate from the standpoint of mining  men, to whom snow is an essential in moving ore. on a profita-  ;'cle-basis.   Insome quartersfrostis  an absolute necessity, as wet weather makes the roads  so soft that  the  ore wagons sink  to the hubs.  With    frost    wagons     might   be  utilized for teaming, but  the owners -prefer   sleighing   to   teaming.  Wheie rawhiding  has  to  be done  snow is absolutely   essential, and  at the present  time the thaw has  oxtended almost to tho top of the  hills,  turning  rawhide  trails   into  streams of slush.  In some instances  mines that were  figuring to make  initial shipments during December  have been prevented from moving  their ore,  and  where  heavy shipments were contemplated  the "program     can     now    only   be    carried     out     in      full       by      an  unusually late spriug, enabling the  teamsters to keep up hauling longer  than   usual.   Another   unpleasant  feature arises-in connection  with  ^the'=properties=in=the=Slocan=-which=  are being1 developed by parties who  figure on shipping ore sufficient to  pay running expenses and a portion  of the initial p.ayments.  These properties cannot move their ore aud  the result is a  disappointment  all  round.      ^   A New Steamship Company.  Minneapolis, December 19.���  Frank H. Peavey, the well known  grain elevator capitalist, is organizing with a number of lake capitalists a steamship company to  operate on the Great Lakes. Mr.  Peavey admitted today that contracts had been closed for the construction of four large freighters at  Cleveland at a cost of a- million and  a half dollars. They will run between Duluth and Buffalo, carrying  grain, ore and general freight.  Venezuela, aud if succor in the  prompt dispatch of warships by tho  United States government is not  forthcoming at once, the results  may prove disastrous. The cablegram is dated from Caracas, and  goes on to say that the revolution  has been engendered by the fight  between the National Asphalt company and its rivals for tho possession of the Bermudese asphalt  lake. The lake is situated 20 miles  from- the coast of Venezuela and  contains extensive and ricli deposits  of asphalt. It has been in the possession of the National Asphalt  company, or its constituent company, the New York and Bermudese  company, for over 12 years. .  ��� -.   The West Point Hazing Case.  Washington, December 19.���The  special committee appointed by  speaker Henderson to investigate  the circumstances connected with  the death of Oscar L. Booz, whojs  alleged to have died as a result of  injuries received from hazing while  a cadet at AVest Point, held its first  meeting today and decided to enter  upon the investigation immediately  after tho holiday recess. The committee has determined to probe the  Booz case to the bottom. It will  examine some of tlie young men  who were in. Booz's class, but who  have failed or left the academy for  other reasons in order to procure  testimony which is not prejudiced _by the atmosphere of  the academy. Further, the committee will investigate the general  subject of hazing ' sufficiently to  make an intelligent recommendation to congress.  LOSSES AT NOOITEOGAGHT  FIGHTING BOTHA ;ND DEWET  HARRY WINFIELD  UP   AGAINST  THE   WILY BOERS.  What the  Canucks Did When Boers  Surprised Them���Death   of  Borden and Logan.  EIGHTY-TWO WERE KILLED AND  .    WOUNDED.  Utmost Efforts Are Being Made to Provide Lord Kitchener the Necessary Equipment.  Americans in Danger.  New York, December 19.���A  second cablegram was received this  afternoon by vice-preside"*nt Avery  D. Andrews of the National Asphalt  company concerning the. revolution  which has broken out iu Venezuela.  This second cablegram asserts that  the situation is extremely desperate as regards Americans and their  property in the South American republic. The message, which Avas  sent by a representative of the  National Asphalt company, which  has extensive interests ii-Veht z iela,  is urgent in its appeal for immediate action by the United States for  the protection of Americans, whose  lives and property are endangered. A general attack, the  cablegram says, is being^planued  upon   all  American   interests    in  . - London, December 19.���The losses  at Nooitedgacht, according to the  official count, were 82 killed and  wounded and 44 missing and still  unaccounted for.  The war office last evening could  give no information regarding reports of a Boer invasion of Capo  Colony. The officials expressel the  opinion, however, that the newspaper accounts were exaggerated,  and that probably the troops who  have been employed in chasing geueral Dewet will be diverted to deal  with the invaders. Having regard  to the customary methods of the  war office,* this can only be interpreted as confirming the reports.  Lord Kitchener in the meantime  keeps a, tight rein over the news,  IvKiclf^increases--the public" dis--"  quietude. There is a persistent  rumor that he has demanded heavy  reinforcements. According to the  Daily Mail, private telegrams received iu London yesterday depict  the situation in Cape Colony as  somewhat ominous. It seems that  tho invading Boers are receiving  considerable assistance from the  local Dutch and that the troops at  the disposal of the British authori-  ties are not sufficient to cope with  any serious spread of the military  operations. It is believed that the  government has at last- awakened  to tho seriousness of the situation  and is making the utmost efforts to  provide lord Kitchener with horses  and mules.  France to Make Restitution.  Paris, December 19,:���In addition  to the order directing that the  cases filled with Chinese loot sent  to president Loubet, and another  by general Ferry, commander of  the French marine forces in China,  shall be embargoed at Marseilles  when they are unshipped, the government has decided that all  objects", unless material of war,  which have been seized or shall be  seized by the French expeditionary  force in China shall be restored,  whether belonging to the Chinese  government or to private individuals.     _^  Battle Imminent.  Krugersdorp, Transvaal, December 19.���A pitched battle is imminent between the British under  general Clements, who has been  reinforced, and the Boers under  general Ddlarey.  Another letter from Harry Winfield', the Nelson man serving in the  Canadian Mounted Rifles, is to  hand. In this he describes his encounter with DeWet.-the wily Boer  leader, and gives a description of  the scene which ensued after the  Boers sprung one of the little surprises they wore so fond of perpetrating on the British.,  When Winfield concluded the  letter published yesterday his corps  was in camp a short distance " from  Pretoria. He then says: " We  thought the war was ..over and I  wrote from there hometelling th-_m  they might expect me.two or three  weeks after the letter. But it was  not to be, for three days after this  we were in the engagement at  Diamond hill, 15 miles northeast of  Pretoria, where poor old -Frost got  shot *. .to ; pieces byyp.'-l;"> pounder.  For :~*24'" -hours 'we1*were on ,top  of a big kopje continuously^ shelled  by the enemy at,'lon"g and close  range, and wo lying down and  never replying, our' artillery being  out of ammunition. ./Forbes, constable of New Denver, Eaton and  myself were lying ^pn- our backs  behind boulders- when "a 15-pound  shell burst within two yards of us,  covering us -"with dirt and stones.  The sensation was -anything but  cheering, but with our proverbial  luck all escaped.  "On our .return to'" Pretoria' the  second battalion p.; M. R. only  were ordered by special request of  lord Roberts-to.tako'traih for Fre-  deport, a station alraostLforfcy miles  north of Kroonsta"dt,Jand"to "guard  and patrol the line between Hon-  iugspruit and Rhemoota. river, a  distance of about forty or fifty  miles. At this time Dewet was  getting in his work in this district  and had played havoc witli and inflicted loss on various points of this  line, besides destroying bridges and  tearing up the track. It was at  Honingspruit on June 22nd that he  paid us a visit. We were split up  into troops and posted at various  intermediate points, so that only  two troops of Canadian Mounted  Rifles and a half battalion of the  Derbys were there. The infantry  sustained the larger casualties.  Ours were Morden and Kerr killed,  lieutenants Inglis and. Birnie and  two more wounded, and four taken  prisoners. On this'occasion Dewet  was repulsed.  __ "After about a mouth of this kind  "of work~^wo wore, again ordered  north, marching along the line a  distance of 150 miles to a station  eight miles south of Pretoria. There  we were re-clothed and re-horsed  and ordered to join our brigade at  Richelieu, twenty miles east. Botha  occupied a very strong position in  this vicinity, but after about a  week's daily fighting he was driven  off. It was about this time at Wit-  port that. Dr. Borden's son was  killed. I was present at tho fight  and at the funeral. We followed  up the Boers, having a few skirmishes, to Middleburg, which is  about eighty miles east of Pretoria  on the Delagoa Bay railroad and  occupied the town .Tuly 27th. .Since  then Ave have been on line of communications that is guarding the  railway in our particular district  and did not participate in the big  fights that followed.  "We Avere attacked on September  5th by 200 Boers Avith two field  guns and a pom-pom. We Avere 90  strong with no guns, but kept them  off for three and a half hours until  assistance arrived. The position  was a farm on high ground Avith  several narrow avenues of trees  forming a bunch 200 yards square.  The surrounding country is open  undulating veldt. We Avere entrenched on the border and invisible to the Boers, but they did unmercifully pound us Avith their 12-  pounders, pom-poms and rifle fire.  It was terrific, but owing to the  shelter of the trees and treuches  only one officer and ono man were  wounded aud six Avho Avere on outpost Avere taken prisoners.  "I had just risen from my veldt  bed and in the light of early dawn  when I saAV the flash and simultaneously heard the report of four rifles  right into the bushes in  our  direction.   They had advanced Avithm  50 yards of Avhere avo Avere lying.  An     amusing    as    Avell   as     exciting sceno folloAved.  Men grabbed  rifles, some half dressed and Avith-  out boots  niado for tho  trenches  aud   succeeded   in   beating    them  back.    We Avere completely taken  by surprise.   They had the advantage and might have rushed right  in but had not the 'sand.'   I suppose that Avas the last time I Ava.s  under fire, although Ave get sniping  almost every day, but that is only  a mild form of amusement.  "Of course you have heard about  poor old Logan. He, with four  others of Strathcona's Horse, Avere  killed at Croeidile river some  two months ago. All Avere shot  dead by a Boer picket."  Agreed to Everything.  PkkIiV, December 19.���At a meeting of the foreign ministers late this  afternoon everything in regard to  the terms of the joint note Avas  agreed to, including the British  modifications. The ministers refuse to disclose anything in connection with the matter, believing the  home governments should give the  particulars to the public. *'  . Revoked Permits.  Chicago, December 19,  Harrison today revoked  mits for prize fights issued prior to  the passage of the anti-fight ordinance by the city council Monday  night. The mayor's action puts an  end to stories that he Avould not  approve the new law.  A BATCH OF NEWS FBOI DAWSON  Three  Persons  Drowned on  p  sizing   of  a  Hata  Lake  Boat.  by the Cap-  ~_.\  GENERAL   PROVINCIAL   AND  DOMINION  NEWS  NOTES  ���Mayor  all   per-  OMAHA CHARLEY ROSS CASE  LITTLE   SON   OF   E.   A.   CUDAHY  KIDNAPED.  The Millionaire Pork Packer Receives  a Note Offering to Deliver the  Boy for $25,00-6.  Omaha, December 19.���Detectives are scouring this city and the  surrounding country for some trace  of EdAvard A. Cudahy, junior, 15  years old, son of the rich packer,  Edward A.^Cudahy. The boy left  his homo last eveniug AA'ith some  books which he presented to a boy  friend, the son of C. B. Dustin, living only a feAv blocks distant. This  was the last*seen of him. Feeling  certain that their son has been kidnaped for the purpose of securing  a ransom, the Cudahys notified the  police and emplojred a score of private detectives, avIio at once Avent  to work on the ease. As the boy  had little money with him tlie  theory that he might have decided  to take.a trip unkjiown JjoJii^liail-  "entsTis not credited  .; Half a hundred men employed by  Mr.. Cudahy haA'e been scouring the  city aud country throughout the  day in the hope of locating tlie  young man. or securing a clue  which AA'onld lead to a knoAvledge  of his Avhereabouts, but Avithout  success. Business .it Mr. Cudahy's  packing plant in South Omaha'Avas  practically suspended today, nearly  the entire force there joining iu tho  search. The boy's parents aro distracted nt his disappearance, and  the father has offered to pay a substantial reward and ask no questions* if his son shall be returned  home. An auonymous letter has  been received at the Cudahy home  substantiating the fears of the family that he has been kidnaped. It  Avas not until nearly 9 o'clock this  morning that the disappearance of  young Cudahy began to assume a  really serious aspect. At that hour  a man on horseback rode rapidly  by the Cudahy mansion.-and as he  passed the front gate he threw a  letter into the yard.  A servant took the letter into the  house, where it.Avas read, in substance it Avas as follows:  "Mr. E. A. Cudahy: Your son is  s.afe. AVe have him and will take  good care of him, iind Avill return  him to you in consideration of the  payment of $25,000. AVe mean  business. (Signed) Jack."  The remainder of tho note the  police refuse at present to disclose,  as they say it relates to the place  where the money is to bo left and  Avhere the kidnapers are to leave  the boy iu case Mr. Cudahy complies with their terms. The servant  who saw the man on horseback was  Victoria, December 19.���The  steamer Amur arrived today after  a rough trip and reports the  drowning of Peter Early, Mrs.  James Taylor and Minnie Baker on  Hata lake, near Copper mountain,  owing to the capsizing of a boat.  The bodies have not been recovered. Early and Mrs. Baker were  on the eve of marriage.  A Dawson auction of crown  claims realized $60,000, 13,000 being  sold.  Dawson has begun a moral wave.  On December 10th there was a  general slump in the markets there,  most of the staples dropping in  price to half what they had been  sold for.  One hundred mushers left DaAv-  son on December 10th,. travel then  beginning in earnest.  An epidemic of typhoid and  pneumonia is prevalent.  Skagway papers give the number  of stamps in-operation in quartz  mines in Alaska as 1254.  Dawson Come to Stay.  Victoria, December 19.���Capitalists believe that DaAA'Son has  come to stay. The -announcement  that tho Alaska Commercial Company is to put iu machine shops  and boat-building plants had hardly  got cold when the proposal of the  Alaska. Exploration Company to  buil-d a million dollar street car  system came to the front.  hotel.    Going to his room ono night *  he  fell down   tho   elevator shaft.  The question turned on the fact as*  to whether the elevator door had -  been  left  open  or  if  it  had been  closed and opened  by Poole.'_The--,  'jury decided it had been, left opeiv-  and assessed damages at $3000.      ,   ���*  Building New Locomotives. '      ,  Montreal, December 19.���AVork  AA'as begun today  in the Canadian'  Pacific Railway Company's Hoche-"  laga shops on ten heaA-y consolidation engines, Avhich will be put into  service next year on the northwest- *;  ern divisions of the systems. 'Speed 1  and hauling capacity, the latter an ���  increase of 45 per cent OATer  ordiri-.',  ary Avheel locomotives, are the chief  features of the neAV engines. ,  -*,  Killed by the Cars. -'��� y  Toronto, December 19. ��� Mrs."*.  Alice Evans, widow.of the late Al- '���  derman Evans, was run over by^.*  trolley cars at tho corner of Queen *  and ^Slater streets this afternoon, ;  dying from her injuries in an hour. *  The motorman when ��� approaching"!  the corner waA*ed his hand in Avaru-* >  ing to the Avbmau. She took it for.-;;  a signal to go ahead and walked iii .'_  front of the car.       *      . .."-..'"5  ��� *>*��  - -'**��-'  -  ,. &��*  '"WaT  a- 1*L  ���.     ���V'*"'  ..?>?.���  - ^M  - <Sj_  :m  *��� 5**-*>  ���;v_y|  v v*3_--'s2n  _ ���*��� _>��� _ ���) 1  -$&i  Moyie,  [Special  Fan nie  A Sudden Death.  B.   C,   December   19.���  to The Tribune.]���Mrs.  Cubberly, housekeeper -.at  the Central hotel here, died suddenly yesterda)' afternoon. She" had  gone up stairs and was talking to  Mr. Desaulnier, proprietor, when  she coughed and fell off the chair.  She Avas detad when picked up by  Mr. Desaulnier. Coroner Clark nt:  tributed the death to heart disease  and an inquest was unnecessary.  Deaceased had been in perfect  health up to the time of her death.  She leaave a husband, Avho Avas last  heard of in AVashington. She will  be buried here tomorrow.  Amalgamation of Bakeries.' -,\ *T  Toronto, December 19.���The  amalgamation of Toronto bakeries"  is rapidly assuming.shape, and in-;'  corporation is expected to be  granted nextAveek. The majority  of bakeries and extensive milling  interests are interested. The capi-  tal^will bo $850,000. The claim '.is  'made'T.'hat the amalgamation is-, m'rJi-.-y*  .no^ense'if'trust, but \yilK cheap'en -'"**y,  the price of bread. ** ��� "~  a _ .  _.n   *;'*;i  -     -/'=-*s5*  . , ''Z"it<_  ��� '"S__rf  i ��� -���i^sst'l  %���  Got $3000 Damages.  Montreal, December 19.���A jury  today aAvarded $3000 damages to  A. AV. Poole against Henry llogan,  proprietor of the St. Lawrence hall.  In October, 1S99, Poole came to  Montreal with the Queen's University ball   team   and stopped at a  Death of Joshua Hehshaw.   -. *  Montreal, December 19.���The  deatli occurred hero" today of  Joshua Lfenshaw, father of C. E.  ��� Henshaw of A^ancouver.^B. C., and  ex-paymaster of the-Grand  Trunk.  Made an Assignment.  Montreal,. December 19.���Euse-  be Roy, contractor, assigned, today,  liabilities OArer .$00,000, principally-  due to local people and secured.by  mortgages. .���*"*��� .C  ���   Colony of Finns.'     *   ���   % *-  Montreal, December 19.���Reno  Dupont, colonization agent of the  Lake St. John railway, says the  Quebec government is negotiating  for a big colony of Finns to settle  in Lake. St. John district.  ���*"    *a*j|  ,"��� ���&  i i  " <*  -I  ~--. *t  ..    i  - f.  - >'_.,s  . ws_  able to give a good description of  him, and this is the clue upon Avhich  the police are Avorking at present.  Subject Exhausted.  . AVasiiin'C'TON, December 19.���Today's executive session' of the senate demonstrated that the discussion of the Hay-Paunccfoto treaty  by that body is practically exhausted. Mr. Lodge asked the senate to  take up tlie treaty Avith Spain providing for the cession to the United  States of the Philippine islands of  Sioutu, Ciignyah, Sulu and their dependencies in consideration of tlie  payment to Spain of $100,000. Objection to this request w.as made,  but senator Lodge, Avith tlie hope  of removing tho objections made,  Avent into a brief explanation of the  terms of the negotiations. He explained that the islands are comprised iu tlie'Philippine group and  said they Avere supposed to have  been ceded by ' Spain in the Paris  treaty and the United States had  taken possession of the islands  under this supposition. It AA'as  found, however, that tlie definite  line of acquisition fixed by the  treaty cut both of them out. Objection'to immediate consideration  again being made the treaty was  laid over for the timo being.  Russians, Saved Them.  Brusskl^?, December 19.���The  following dispatch, dated Aladivo-  stock, December 18, has been received at the headquarters of the  Scheut missions here: " In the district of Pins all our interests have  been entirely destroyed, except the  Episcopal   lesideuce.   The   bishop,  19 Belgian missionaries, . four  Chinese priests aud 300 Christians  Avere saA'cd- by Russian troops arriving in haste in five columns.  Commander Elet/., with a flying  column, arrived October 28 and  made a heroic defence for five days.  During the terrible siege he lost in  dead and Avounded one-third of his  forces. Although twice .wounded  he refused to leave his post until  tho arrival of reinforcements."  Back From South Africa.  London, December 19.���Lord  Edward Cecil, fourth son of the  marquis of Salisbury, returned to  Hatfield House last evening from  South Africa. He Avas received  Avith picturesque rejoicings. IIis  carriage Avas encircled with a ring  of flame- by torch bearers. The  family group, headed by lord Salisbury, lord and lady Lausdowne,  Arthur Balfour, George AVyndham  and lord Selborne, stood upon the  steps of the Elizabethan mansion to  bid him welcome.  Jeffries and Ruhlin Will Fight.  Ni-'W York, December 19.���Jame3  J. Jeffries and Gus Ruhlin today  feigned articles of agreement to box  twenty rounds marquis of Queens-  bury rules at the Saengerfest hall,  Cincinnati, on February loth.  Two Hundred Christians Killed.  London, Decembor 19.���A. dispatch to the Daily Express from  Vienna reports recent Moslem excesses against the Christian population in the cantral provinces of  Turkey, Avhere 200 Christians have  been killed. THE TMBTJNE:  KELSON B. C THURSDAY DECEMBER 20 1900  0-0 0't  Mf  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  :s5*:��^f?:^��r **��-**���? n-  ^���^���0^g'Tf'^*^>'^S"^*0*0*  :_:_'-* ���***���***���*���***.*.****. tt* *���*���*���  Christmas  Decorations  are now  1 the order of  the day.  r'  t See Our Display  t of Silks  ...  ...  to  to  to BLACK AND COLORED  TAFFETTA  fay at prices ranging from 90c to $1.40  to BLACK AND COLORED PEA DE SOIR  to at Prices ranginS from -S1-50 to $2.25  /}\ BROCADES,  AN ELEGANT ASSORTMENT       $  full range of colors, prices from $1.10 to $3.50 /-|\  Hi  ti  ti  ti  ��� ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  ti  to  to  to  to  to  to  .to  to  *** 5*3 _*******.**���*���**���***��� ***���  to  to  to  to  to These are prices _nd  qualities which cannot be  to equalled in any store In Nelson.  *}_******************iz*  TELEPHONE   13  __j __-___l-_- i.iJAdAd'd^d  ���Sf.flf.^^*^ fr>-0'0'0'0"0'*i'0'SI*S)'0  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  %to  to  to.  J)\  0"f  ��ite ��ribime��  fi  fX____X3____I_I__XZIZXtIXXIXIIIlXXXI___���V_XX__tXIX__Z)  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.        H  From and after Oetober 1st, all  subscribers to the.Daily Tribune  who are served by carrier will  be required to pay their subscriptions weekly to the.carrier.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES.  Weekly, by oarrier .       ... .��    S5  Monthly, by carrier     .       .      ��� 1 00  Three Months, by carrior        . .   2 GO  Six Months, by carrier   .     .       . 5 00  One Year, by-carrier      .      . .10 00  -*__ -mi���cm*���jinmrnxzxxxxxxxzxixxxizzxirxx nt:  The holders of the debentures  issued by the City of Nelson would  feel a trifle shaky were they to'read  the' editorial statements, of the  . Nelson Evening Miner. No investor in city debentures can rest easy  when he is informed through news-  = papers,_that'jire_,b.eliexeil__bo__bfi_iLe_=  sponsible, that the city whose evidences of indebtedness he owns is  managed by corrupt officials, who  squander the city's revenues in  Avorthless public utilities. Yet this  is exactly what will be the result if  the Nelson Evening Miner is not  muzzled or squelched.  Tiik Nelson Evening Miner, Avere  it paid to befoul its own nest, could  not do the* unclean  act  more frequently.    During   the   tAvo   years  that it has been controlled by its  present managers, it has lost no o'p-  portuuity to give Nelson a black eye;  no opportunity to slander the city  and its people; no opportunity to  make it   appear that   Nelson has  been robbed by its civic officials.  No later than yesterday it said editorially that Nelson had water and  '. light systems that were entirely inadequate, and that  in purchasing  one of   them   the   city  had  been  cheated  out of a good large sum.  Such" statements   are good advertisements  for  the  city of  Nelson.  They will   induce   people to make  their homes in  Nelson;   they will  induce men  with money to come  here and-make investments.    Our  business men should be real proud  of such a newspaper; they should  double its patronage in order that  it continue printing and publishing  its   lying  statements.   The work-  jngmen who have built homes in.  Nelson Avill see their property enhance in value, when the frieuds of  such a newspaper gain control of  the civic offices. Nelson has been  incorporated four yeairs. In these  four years close on to half a million  dollars have been expended in.water  works;' electric light Avorks, sewers,  public grounds and buildings, street  improvements and salaries, and it  is safe to say that no other city in  Canada has more to show for the  amount of money expended. No  city in Canada is as Avell spoken of  by transient visitors; but it remains for a newspaper that exists  through charity to constantly  blacken the tOAvn's reputation and  standing, in order to please a little  coterie of small-minded snarlers and  place-hunters.  Tub Nelson Evening Miner,  the  TO THE ELECTORS OF NELSON:  At tho request of a number of electors--, I havo  decided lo olVur myself as a candidulo for mayor  at the coiuiu-_ civic elections. 1 have served as  alderman two yean* of tho four during  which (ho city has been conducting its own affairs, and my record while in the council oti the  questions that are now the most important issues  beforo the people of the city is such as will bear  inspection. **  1 believe that the city has valuable asasts in tho  water ami electric liy-lit system.-*, and while in  the council I did everything possible to safeguard  these nsset-s; and if elected mayor no act or vote  of m'na wi'l bo iu favor of allowing auy outside  corporate interest to become a competitor with  tic* city in the business of electric lighting, a  business in which tho city has already invested  $70.t)0n. '������  While in the council in 1S97, I voted iu favor cf  incorporating a fair wage clause in all contracts,  aud that principle was carried out in both letter  and spirit. 1 see no reason to chanue my views  on thai question now. And 1 believe, further,  that with competent foremen and superintendence that the city can get as good valuo for the  money spent by having the greatbulk of its work  done by day's labor as by the contract system,  and no good reason can be advanced why the  city should not pay tho same rate of wages and  work men the same number of hours as prevails  in private enterprises.  I am in favor of giving the businosi and property interests every safeguard possible, and to  that end I believe the tire department should be  made as efficient as possible, consistent-wit h '.he  rovenues of the city.  Nelson should be kept in advance of its rivals,  and 'everything possible must be done to induce manufacturing enterprise' to locat') here,  for it is the payrolls that build up the cities of  today.  Nelson, a western city, is as orderly and law  abiding as eastern cities. This is because the  people ot Nelson are tolerant. I boliove that this  spirit of toleration should be continued, and I  will if elected mayor do no .act to abridge or curtail the rights or privileges of one class of our.  citizens merely because another class may have  different views.  Tho city lias made a start in permanp.nt, street  improvements, and I am in favor of continuing  these improvements as fast as possible, vi ith due  regard to the revenues of the city.  If elected mayor, I am in a position and will  pledge myself to devote my time to the conduct  of the city'u business.  FRANK FLETCHER.  Nelson, necember loth, 1000.  '  KOOTENAY  COFFEE OO.  **************.**********.  Coffee Roasters  .Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ************* ***.*.*.**.***.**:*.  AVe aro otl'ering al. lowest prices the best  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our lies', Mocha, and .lava Coffee, per  pound 5   -10  Mocha and Java HUnd, :i pounds  1 00  Choice Hlend Coll'ec, >l pounds  1 00  Speci.-l Blend ("oll'ec, (j poueds  1 to  Rio l'lend CoIIkC, (i pounds  I 00  Special Hlend Ceylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  official organ of the Arthur-Hall-  Robertson-Duncan political syndicate, Avho are "boosting" aldermaiv  McKillop for mayor, says the city  was cheated out of many dollars  when it purchased the plant and  franchise -of the Nelson Electric  Light Company, Limited. If this  is a statement of fact, all the shareholders in the electric light company beneiited by the deal, and the  syndicate's candidate AA'as one of  tho shareholders. Tun: TitmuNi"! is  of opinion that alderman McKillop  is an honest man, and as an honest  man who is a candidate for office,  it is his duty to publicly state that  the Miner wilfully and knowingly  lies Avhen it states that he helped  cheat the city in the sale to it of  the plant and franchise of the Nelson Electric Light Coiupany,  Limited.        '        For a Forty Mile Cutoff.  Sai/t Lake, Utah, December 19.  ���A special to the Tribune from  Cheyenne, Wyoming, says that tho  Union Pacific railroad today  aAvarded to Kilpatrick Brothers &  Collins a contract for the construction of a cutoff through Echo canyon from Echo, Wyoming, to Salt  Lake, a distance of 40 miles. The  contract price, $0,000,000, is one of  the largest in the history of rail-  raid construction in the-west. The  contractors have four years to complete the Avork. It is said the  Union Pacific has formed a deal  with the recently incorporated Los  Angeles & Salt Lake railroad.  Ask' Your Grocer,  for New  SWEET   CIDER  for Mince Pies.  CIDER  VINEGAR  THORPE & CO., Ltd.  Removal Sale  In order to clear out the remainder of our stock of  FANCY GOODS  TOYS, ETC.  we will  sell at greatly reduced  prices until December 24th.  We are unable to display  our stock of new goods,  but if you don't see what  you want, ask for it. We  have it.  The only complete stock  of Toys, Dolls, etc. in the  city is to be found at our  OPERA HOUSE STORE  Canada Drug & Book Co.  Limited.  B. C. EXPRESS  and Transfer Co.  Baggage and express moved to any part of the  oily,   special attention given to heavy teaming.  Olllco with tho Nelson Wine Co., Iiaker street.  GEO. F. MOTION, Manager.  Telephone 93.  NOTICE   OF   MEETING.  if*'00'00'00"  /f\  ���jxxxxxxxzxxxxxixxxixrstxxxizxxx:  Holiday  Novelties  Arriving Daily.  iixxxxtxxxxzxxxxxzxxxzxxxxxcxxx:  IRVINE & CO  txxxssxixxxxxxxxzxxxjxxxxxx'.caxxz  I The new Straight |   fb\  jj Front Corset. We 1    ���"���  ���   [j have them. p  ttxiiixi-uiiiiiiixiii-nix-'ixi*;*'.*:*!  to  to  Merchandise has its place in the preparations for the Xmas season.   The attractiveness  of the goods to be found in all our departments will make brisk selling for the next three weeks.  to  CHRISTMAS   DOLLS  /ft  /?\  to  to  to  torn-  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, neAV French-shape dolls,  blonde dolls, brunette dolls, 9  to 27 inches ; 35c to $8.SO  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 jjlovcs are nice for cold  Aveathers 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 Avhich Ave  h��ave 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  Hzixxkxxixixxxxixxxxixxxxxzzzxix:  jj Sole agents  I for Butterick  jj Patterns  -fxxxxrxxxxxxxxxxxxixxxxxxxxxxxxxxj     "�� ���  Special care taken |   fi\  IRVINE & C0j^��"'U  xxxxxxxxxxxxxzxxxxxxxxxxsxxxxxxtl   _#jll  \^-.fl_* 0__ 0%>-i0-*:* 0* '0-* ' 0W *0*' * 00 .0-0.0-0 .00 . 00 .00 .00 .00 . 00 . . ^^ �� *��^.   ��������<������ *^^. >^ ���___*��� ^���^'.^Sk' "^***a * "~S.* ^-\. '_^___'____ '____'____���'_____ 2__\.00  * '^_rm 9*^ _v*^*4B��vr *~*&*^^0 *m_t>*'^^0 -4I_^-^B^ *4^^4__^ 4B^-4_^ 0__**^__r 4__**- ***W_P ^^0^^_^ 0^^'^*^1_^ *0^^-m*1^0 ^^^^-^VB^ ^t0*0& **^_w^^0 ***m*^^_P ^**^0 ^K * T  ^^���^fc. ��� ^���C'.'tak. * ^"^ "'���W. * ,*^ 'I-*--. * ^^ "^k * ^^ "^k ��� '^���fc, *^S^ *^^ "���ST* ^t_k ��� ��� 00 ' 00' 00 ' ^0' 00 ' 00' ^0 ' 00' 00 ' 00' 00 '00- 00 ' 00' 00 ' 00 '0  :*__xxi:-*xxxxriixxxjxxxxsxrr_rxxxr)  SAW &  NELSON  PLANING  MILLS  Limited.  321 to 331 Baker Street, Nelson"  ; -: f    -���' i.  ���   ���  .  American ai-(dl European Plans.  MEALS  25  CENTS  ROOMS IalGHTKn BY KlaKCTRICITY  AND HKATKD Wi STEAM  25 CENTS TO $1  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NEW-JON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms aud  Crab-olaa*  dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial men. ���  RATES $2 PER DAY  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  N|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  LATE OF THE ROTAIi HOTEL, OA-OAR.  Madden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson  Tho onlj - hotel In Nolson that has - remained  andor one mauageinoi-t since 1890.  The bod-rooms aro well furnished and lighted  by electricity.  Tho bar lo always atooked by the best dom a-  tic and Imported liquors and olgars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. MoMANUS, Manager  Bar atooked with best brands of wines, liquors,  and Cigars. Beer on draught. Large oomfort-  ahlo ronma.   FlrntwilajS table hoard.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWKRS AND BOTX-BBa 0��  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  P. Burns & Co.  Head Officr at  "NELSON,~B7Cr  Wholesale and Retail  rsyin  Markets at  Nelson,   Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Yinir,  Sandon,  Silverton,* Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Ca-icade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  ^^Ly^trtadr     Brewery at Holmn  C, W. West & Co.  COAL!      WOOD I  Hard Coal  Anthracite  $9.65|��*BNest   $8.15  The roguliirmcctiiiR of Iho Nelson Trades and  ]_ilioi'AK.senilily will lie held in tho Mlncr-i' Union  linll on Thiirsfliiy evening, December 201.li, at 8  o'clock.   All delegates aro jeo nested to attend.  f. H. M ATUKSON, Secretary.  ENGINEERS.  CHARLES PAKKER-Mlning and, mlUlng en-  Klneer.  Turner-Boeckh Block, Baker street.  Velaon.  Coal  _3__lLX'V__!*E.'Hi:D  AGKNTS IMPKRIAL 011a COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unloss accompanied  by cash. ,  SS^gaa1*'''';    TCUPHOHE 33.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  The beat value for the money In tho market  for all purposes.  tkrms cash     W. P. TiBBNB*f, General-Agent  Tfllo-ohonn 147.    Offlna* -wHih O. D. J. Chrlstrlo.  AF.CHITEGTS.  ���piWaiRT &  CARRIE^-Archltecta.    Rooms 7  J-J  and 8 Aberdeen block. Baker street, Nelson.  ALL KINDS Off  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  .,'.-.. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street. Nelson        E.C. TRAVES, Manager  .  nRDWRH BY MAIL RWflUJT^W OARWirnTa AVIi PROMPT _�� -7'-Wi**-*PTnv  WHOLESALE TRADE  /ERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPK k CO., LIMITKD.-Corner Vornon  and Cedtir sti-eot-s, Nelson, inainifacturor.1  of and wholesale dealers in -crated watem und  fruit Kyrupn. Solo u-^ent-s for Halcyon SurlnKa  mluoral wator.   Telephone GO.  ASSAYERS' (SUPPLIES.  WF. TffiETZKL & CO.���Cornor Baker and  ��� Josephine Htreols, Nelson, wholesaledor.l-  erH ln assayora supplies. Agents for Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado. ='..;'���  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. KVANS & CO.���Bakor street, Nelson  ��� wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars  cement, Uro brick and firo clay, wator pipe and  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  ELECTEICAL   SUPPLIES.  KOOTKNAY KLKCTRIC SUPPLY & CON-  SI RUCTION COMPAN Y���Wholosaledeal-  ors in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  flxturos, etc.; Houston block, Nolson.  FLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAN - KER MILLING COMPANY  ���Cereals, Flour, Grain, Hay. ��� Straight or  mixed cars shipped: to all Kootenay Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Kdmonton R. R. Mills at Victoria, Now WeHb-  minster, and Kdmontou, Alberta.  rpAYIX)R FEED & PRODUCE CO.���Bakor  A street, Nelson (Qcorgo V. Motion's old  stand), Flour, Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car lots a specialty. Correspondence solicited.  Phone �����.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P    BURNS &   CO.���Baker  streeb,   Nelson.  ���   wholesale doalers In fresh and cured ineatu.  Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Front and  ��� Hall streeta, wholosale grocers and  Jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, bootn, rubbers.  macklnaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY  SUPPLY   COMPANY,   LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nolson,   wholesale  grocers.    =TOHNGHOLDITGH&CO.���Fronb stroetirNol--  <J   son, wholosale grocers.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  GAMBLE & O'REILLY  Baker Street  REAL ESTATE AND* INSURANCE  AGENTS  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition;  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. O.'J  v.      FOR RENT  6-roomed honae aud bath, together with kitchen  ran?e, complete with hot und cold water, Observatory, street, niagniflcmt-view; rent, including water rate, $25 per month. -   ���  5-roomed house, corner Cedar and Carbonate  streets; $L'0 per month. '   _. ���     '    '    I_  5-roomed house, Hume Addition.; $15 per month.  4-roomed cottage. Gore street $12.50 yornionth.  9-rooraed house, corner of Mill : vnd Hall stroets;  830 per month, from 1st Noven.'laer.  Rents collected.   Loans made.  Agents for British Columbia Permanent Loan  & Savings Company.   A. R. BARROW, A.M.I.C.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria *nfl K^����* Stegeta.  P^-O. Sox m. *fi_____10NH NO, 86  J   Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���Front stroet, Nolson,  ���   wholesale   dealers   ln  provisions,   oured  meats, butter and egga.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HBYERS & CO.���Corner Baker and Josonhlne  ��� atroots, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining supplies. Agents for Giant  Powder Co.       LAWRENCE   HARDWARE    COMPANY  Baker St.,  Nelson, wholosale   dealors ln  hardware and mining supplies, and water and  plumbers' supplies.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpURNER, BEETON & CO.���Cornor Vornon  4�� and Josephine stroets. Nelson, wholesale  dealers In liquors, olgars and dry goods. Agents  for Pabsb Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary.  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY���Bakor  . street, Nolson, manufacturers of dynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale dealers In caps and fuse, and elootrlo  blasting apparatus.    SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS,  LIMITED���Corner Front and HaU streets,  Nelson, manufaoturera of aud wholosale dealers  ln sash and doors; all kinds ot factory work made  to order. _���   WINES AND CIQARS.  r��ALIFORNLA. WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  V> TKD-Corner Front and HaU streeta. Nelson, wholesalo dealers In wlnos (casa and bulk,  a-nrt rtn-mflHtto nnd Imnnrtftd- ola-wra.   ���-  LAND   NOTICE.  Notice Is horeby Biven, that sixty days nftrr-  dttte 1 intend to apply to the gold commissioner  for a lease on crown lands, situate in West Koot-  enav district, about ten miles from the city of  Kaslo, in a northerly direction, consisting of 160  acres of unoccupied crown lands, commencing nt  a post marked C. P. L., thence north on the lake  front 80 chains, thence west 20 chains, thenco  south 80 chains,- thenco oast- 20 ohains to place  and post of commencement.  C. P. LOUDIN.  NOTICE  Anybody knowinf-; the whereabouts of Richard  Morton will confnr a favor upon his anxl-uis and  enquiring relative)- by fiommunicatingtho- s-iiue  to the undersigned who is in direct coniuiuui-  catloa with them.       ��� -  JAME8; WILES,  Secretory Nelson Miners' Union > If1'  I  IS*  THE TRIBUNE: KELSON B. 0 THCTESDAY; DECEMBER 20 1900  ��a."H.-Ha*a***U**  WATCH HIM GET UP ..  .'He wants l.o gel. down to Palonnudo  Bros, oarly. beforo the imihIi,' to make  his selocliou of Christinas presents. He  has just awakened to the fact that we'  have only one price marked ou all our  goods, and that the lowost in town.  FREE ENGRAVING.  PATENAUDE BROS,  Watchmakers nnd  Manufacturing Jewelers.  NELSON.  J7HH BBS,l*_,^����f*"  BEER.  Atiheoser Busch  ST. LOUIS LAGER  To be had wholesale at Nelson,  R. P. Ritliet & Go.,Ltd.  VICTORIA,  B. C.  A. B. GRAY, Baker Street,  Nelson  Kootenay Agent.  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  BMST    7.000.0(X).00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       _27.-80._0.  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. llrummond Vice-President  K. 3. C'loustou General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streots,  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Branches 'In London* (Kuglnnd) Nuw Yortc,  CiiiOAUO, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Kxchango and Cablo  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelors' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURKKNT KATIC OK INTKIIKST PAH).  A RAILWAY TO, THE ARCTIC.  In a uoniniunieutioii to the state  depai'tniPiit, the United States consul at Niagara Falls, Harlan AV".  Brush, writes as follows' of. the  great railroad enterprise to connect  the Groat Lakes with Hudson's  Buy:  The talk and plans of decades  have finally taken form, and a railway   connecting* tlie Great Lukes  with Hudson's Bay is now actually  under   construction.   The  railway  plunges hundreds of miles through  nh  unbroken  wilderness,  with ��� no  cities,  towns   or   even  villages  to  afford trafiic.    In fact, only Indian  guides   and    hunters    have    ever  attempted   to penetrate the  great  wilderness to the north.   Nevertheless, the railroad,  which is  known  as   the   Algoina  Central, is  being  built in the most thorough manner  possible, with  the best equipment  available, able to stand almost any  strain upon'it, and capable of good  service for years to come.    Eighty-  five pound steel rails are used, and  tho  locomotives  are  of   enormous  si/.e,     weighing    l'Jii    tons -when  equipped  for trafiic.    The  engines  are'so  massive that railway companies were afraid of  the strain on  bridges,  and  they  were deliveied  from Chicago  to  Sault Ste.  Marie  by the lake route on steam ferries.  The  new railway starts at Sault  Ste.   Mnrie.    Ground   was   broken  less  than i)0 days ago, but  already  2f> miles of road aro completed and  in upe, and  tho railway is  pushing  forward at the rate of half a mile a  day.    It is expected that it will require three  years  to  complete the  road.    The  millions of   capital in-  vol'ved came mostly from the United  States, but the builders have made  careful   computations as to traffic  and are conlident that the road will  realize all  that  is promised  as an  investment.    It   had its   origin; in  the  necessity of bringing'supplies  of pulp wood from the far north to  the Sault mills, but  it "opens up as  well a region that is fabulously rich  iu minerals and  timber.    The mineral wealth is said to be practically  inexhaustible, consisting of- mountains of iron, copper and other valuable ores.   Anioug other discoveries  THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on Skaguay, U. S.,  Atlin, B. 0., and Dawson Cits*, N. W. T.  is that of a solid bed of gypsum  .eight miles in length. In timber  the supplies are equally valuable.  For hundreds of miles, it is claimed,  the railway will run through dense  forests of big trees, including birch,  maple, hard elm, tamarack, spruce,  balsam, poplar and white pine.  Curly birch, which can be bought  along the railway for 40 cents a  cord, commands $10a thousand feet  iii the United States. Elm wood  that can be cut at 10 cents a cord  sells for $2." a thousand feet at  Minneapolis and other points in tho  northwest that aro within easy  shipping distance.  The Ontario government is greatly interested in the opening up''of  this rich territory, and has aided.in.  the construction of the Tail way by  a big grant of land. At the end of  the first fifteen miles the railway  commenced to haul heavy consignments of timber, and traffic is following closely upon construction.  It is announced that particular attention will bo'given to transient  traffic, and at every stopping place  .a first-class hotel will be built by  the railway. At Hudson Bay it is  proposed to establish a modern seaside hotel. Game is plentiful, and  scores of lakes and rivers that are  teeming with fish will be reached  by the railway. The scenery, bracing climate, hunting and fishing are  expected to attract thousands of  tourists. Tho railway also intends  to handle Hudson Bay fish products  on a�� large scale. 'If the plans of  the officials tire all carried out, the  new railway to the north, reaching  as it does to tho very slopes of the  Arctic ocean, will be one of the  most daring and picturesque attempts to subjugate a wilderness  known to railway nnnal*-.  Surpassing*  Display in  Fall Suiting's  Imperial Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2;458;603  $.1,700,000.  D. R. Wilkio, General Manager..  K. Hay. Inspecter.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Bakor Street  J. M. LAY. Manas*-..  Established in Nelson in 1890  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Apply Merchants  smart  boy  Ap-  All the fashionable creations  in Fali and.Winter wear are  included in my last consignment of Scotch and Irish  Serges, Tweeds and Worsteds, arid Fancy Trouserings  E. Skinner  Neelands' Building. Baker Street).  FRED J. SQUIItK. Manager.   ARTHUR   GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR.  OPPOSITE   THE   QUEEN'S   HOTEL.  Large stock of high-class imported goods. A  specialty of the square ' shoulder���the latest  fashion in coats.  REILEY & BENOY  SUCCESSORS TO H. D. ASIICROFT)   BLACKSMITHS   AND   WOOD  WORK-*!*.-*.  EXPERT HORSESHOEIKC.  Special attention Riven lo .'11 kinds of repairing  and custom work from c-.side points. Heavy  bolts made to order on shin' notice.  THOMPSON & DOUGLAS  Victoria Street.  PAINTERS  Decorators and  Paper .Hangers.  MRS. A. HALTON.  FINE  DR-SSIty.KIJ,C A SPECIALTY  MADDEN BLOCK.  LADIES' TRIIPED HATS  Endless Variety  . And Prices to Suit.  Mrs, e. Mclaughlin,  JOSEPHINE STREET.  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT CO-OWNERS  To Geo. H. Lammeiss. J. Ii. .Chanson, or to  any person or persons lo whom lie may have  transferred his interest in thc.Harvey Joy  mineral claim, at M-iruing Mountain, Nelson  Mining Division. n  You 'arc hereby notified that T- havo expended  Ono Hundred Dollars in labor and improvements'  upon tlie above mentioned mineral claim, in  order lo hold said mineriil claim under the  provisions of tho Mineral Ao*-, and if within  ninety days from the date of this notice you fail  or refine to contribute jour proportion of such  expenditure, together with nil costs of advertising, your inlerest in said e*nini will become tho  property of tho Aul'-mrihor, under section four of  an Act" entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, l'JOO." SILAS It. CROSS.  Dated this 12th .ay of December, 1800,  Cellar to Rent  llank of Halifax.  Boy "Wanted���Goorl,  wanted at l'*red Irvine & Co.'h.  For Sale���Furnished rooms  ply Mrs. Nelson, Carney block.  Ii'you want to buy or sell anything go to the "Old Curiosity Shop."  Hack calls left at tlie Pacific  Transfer baru on Vornon street. Teloplione  call :>5.  For Rent���Store in Tremont  Hotel block. Apply to Malone & Tregillus,  Tremont hotel.  Wanted���A   first-class   foreman  for granite quarry near Xehon. Apply John  Gunn, Robson. ^  Girls want situations, waitresses,  c.lmnbfirmaids, housework. Nelson Employment  Olllce, Baker street;  Wanted���Position as bookkeeper  or any clerical position. Cfood refcrdnces. Apply  T. B. C, Tribune olllce.  ' For Sale���A new house, very convenient, modern improvements, easy terms. Ac-  ply A. K*. Clarke, Stanley and Carbonate streets  Wanted���One or two furnished  rooms, suitable for young man and wife: centrally located preferred. Apply S. M.,Tiibuce  oilice.  To Rent or For Sale���Residence  of l>\ W. Peters. Will rent furnished for two  months or sell. Apply to li. A. Langford, 1 rum-  way olllce.  Wanted���Position in store, grocery or gent's furnishings, hy young man, five  years'experience. Good references. I. M��� Tii-  hunc olllce.  Lost, yesterday, a poeket book,  containing a ten dollar bank note nnd some receipts. Finder will be rewarded by returning  same to A. Knstcad, P. O. box HIS, Nokon.  For sale���Lot 10, block 17, 30 foot  frontage on Victoria' street, two houses on  property. Price 82S00, twins easy. Address  Frank li. Graham; care of Mathoson & Graham-  barbjr shop.  Miss    Von    Der   Werth���Clair-  voyant, palmist and card rending. Gives advice  on commercial business and mining; reuni cs  unhappy lovers and brokcu-iip families. Room  1, over Thomson Stationery Company.  Tlie Nelson Soda Water company  will bo obliged if householders having their  empty syphons, or patent sciew lop bottles, wi 1  c nununicatc with them by telephone or postcard as the syphons and bottles aro required for  tlie holiday trade.  SHERIFF'S SALE.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson, in West  Kootonay, to wit:  By virtue of a warrant"of execution issued out  of tlie county court of ICootei.ay. holden at  Nelson, at tho suit ot Robert, llcddic, plaintiil',  and to mc directed ngainst, the goods and chattels  of James Leonird Stamford, defendant, I have  seized and taken into execution all the right,  title and interc t of the said defendant, James  Leonard Stamford, >'n about fourteen thousand  two hundrod and fifty (M,*.'5(i) shares, more or  less, of* the stock of the Vciuis Gold- Mining  Company, Limited, non personal liability; to re-  .cover the sum of throe hundred, and sixty-four  d J ors and twenty cents (SSBI.20), amount of said  execution, besides cheriirs poundage, ofliocrs'  fees, and all the other legiiliipirtental exponses;  allot which 1 (hall expose for sale, or sullicicnt  thereof to satisfy said judgment debt and costs,  at my ofllco. next to the fowl house in the City  of Nelson, U. C, on Wednesday, tho ninth clay  of January next, A.D. 1L01, at the hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon.  Note.���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of tho said defendant-.  Dated at NeNon, li. C, 18lh day of December,  1B00.  S. P. TUCK, Sheriff of South Kootenay,  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  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all'kinds,  IF WHAT YOU WANT 18 NOT IN BTOOK  WE WILL MAICK IT IfOU YOU  CALL AND GfiT PKICEIS.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AND LAKH 8TRKET3, NKLBON*  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND ViCRNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lu timber Always in  StocH.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash, and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumber Co. Ltd.  ORDEliS  M  m,  _^>  JiPceiue Immediate  Attention.  .is the feeling with which our customers loukupoii goods from  onr house, for they reason that .they can bo depended upon to give  the customer perfect satisfaction. Thoy know that in onr lin  each-season they find tlie newest .things, many things not found  elsewhere, always the things which are the readiest buyers, and  whicli strongly appeal to the popular fancy. They know that  e there is no element of. risk in buying from us; that there is no  experimenting about it.   They are certain of buying the goods in  season and at satisfactory prices.    This advantage is what Ave  wish to call your attention'to these rushing holiday times. Coup]  this witli an assurance of .lowest prices, and liberal treatment, an  you have our method of doing business.    All our goods are too  numerous to mention. . They include however diamonds, and all  kinds of precious .iewel.?, sterling silver and  all kinds of sterling  silver novelties.   We havo everything you need outside of money  We want your money and will give you tho worth of it.    Your  orders will have our prompt attention.    All  engraving  done free  of charge.  .  !���; a*****:*******.**.*.**.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  INBl^SOiX.,   B.   ��.  A''-^'S'*c*''S't**i'S'**^'5*i'^^''S''^,^,^,l*^,35M'%^'^'^ -- ���_ ._ -_ .__   . __   .____   __ ._..__  .__. __  ,^3<c5 <3 <3 <3 <o a=c3 <*2> <3 <2> <2s <2> -=c_*> ���<_"**' <z> <^3 <3!**-SV'^S-=- CS-* ?r> S> <c>- Sr>- �����**-=- Z���> -c^-** c***> <c*> o> Z~_> ?^*-*5__5    cut -.  "<!*<����*,����.*:���"-*���-������ a-rrTT. *rr>-a  *=*"**.  ELECTRICAL NjACHIfOY  Transformers  Telephones, Bells  Annunciators, Lamps  GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES  HOT WIRE ARC LAMPS  FOR INCANDESCENT CIRCUITS.  CLING SURFACE BELT DRESSING  I ELECTRIC  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC  SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION CO  Nolson, B. C.    * H  _____-<  " i  THE  Mansfield Manufacturing Go.  NELSON,  B. C.  To_^=2-.      ""  Builders and  Contractors  C5**,|: Having taken over the business of tho West Kootenay Brick &  Lime Company, Limited, of Nelson, I beg to ask for a continuance  of the patronage whieh you h.ave 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, wo 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 wo shall be in a position to supply  these products at reasonable rates.  We shall also Keep on hand a stock of Fire Briek, Firo Clay,.  Tiles and Cement  Our Bricks and Lime Rock have taken tho 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  Builders.  ���are prepared to ofier special rates to Contractors and  ERNEST MANSFIELD,  for The Mansfield Manufacturing Company.  Successors to  The West Kootenay Brick _. Lime Co., Ltd.  ROSSLAND   BlVailVEIERlIVG   WORKS  ; .-:  CUNLIFFE & McMILLAN  Founders and Maohinists, Specialty of Oro Cars, Oro-Bin  Doors and Conoral Mining Maclilnory.  List of second-hand ihachinory on liand, which has been thoroughly overhauled and in im good  as now:  1 2--TI. P. Locomotivc-tyi'O hoilor, with cnc-Ino attached and all llttlngs, reaJy to turn on Klcam.  1 (jj"x8" Double-Cylinder Friction Drain-Hoist, built by Iiiffersoll Co.  1 Sinking Pump, No. 5 Cameron, New York.  1 Sinking Pump, 10"x5"xl3", outside packed plunger pattern.  Watch thl<* advorti-omont for further lists, or wiito us beforo yon buy for complete list. We  may have just what you want.  Agonts for Northey Pumps.   Stock carried.  P.  O.  Box 198. THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  OUR  AUK  FIIaTKRS I  FILTKU8 |  IT COSTS BUT ONE CENT  ourt oiaosrcai-s  AUK N0ISELKS3  To drop ua a post card that wo may call and  Noyor   havo any ,.'plumbing! done  until  you  cU'o OHl.iiiialeH.   It Have-* many dollnrx.  havo hcoii  our Kood>* nnd  our prions.  WPOHITW  p wrnwmw.  STHACHAN BROTHERS. Plumbeps.  P. J. RUSSELL  Buyer and Exporter of  -RAW   FURS  Highest Prices  Prompt Returns  Fair Assortment  Ship by Express.  NELSON, B. C.  MONEY TO LOAN  ON  AT / PER C ��NT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Atralv B. IV TaKIMNOX. Bolla-Um r. jrJ��*lann H.  O  a.. _-_-^rsa?:.a-A-JD-  Contracting Painters, Decorators, PnporhiuigoM.  Full lino of wall papor, mould 'jigs, oto,   Ivttlao-  mining and Tinting.   Strictly   (irut-clusri  work.  KriUniuU)- furnishq(K   Rasldorice Mill Hti-enh.   WE".   CflM    R   f!  Opposite School HouBe  JWJQIa >U_'I> ���� V.  Sealed Tenders addressed to the undor-iigncd,  and endorsed " Tender for l'ost Olllce, elc.  Nelson, 11. C," will he received at lliis olllce  uiilil Wednesday, llio *.ml .l.-inuary, I!I01, inclusively, for I he erection of al'M* Olllce, ele.,  at Nelsou, 11. ('��� according to plans and specifications to he seen at Uio olllces of .lames Allnn  *\fai'lon_)d, Inquire, arcliitocl, N'olson, li. C; (���'.  A. ICeofcr, Ksiiuirc. ro.-idoni, engineer. New  Wcstiniusler, li. C: William Henderson, lisnuirp,  o'.erlt of works. Vicloria, H. C, and nt the Du-  ]).-irlincnl, of Public Works, Ottawa.  Tender!* will not be considered unless made on  lhe form supplied and signed with the actual  signatures of I endcrers.  An accepted cheque on a chartered bank payable to the order of. the Minister of Public  Works, oqutl to teii per cent (10%) of the  amount of tlio tender, must "accompany, each-  tender. This cheque will bo forfeited if Iho  party deelinc.l.hc contract or fail to complete the  work contracted for, and will bo returned in case  of non-acceptance of tender.  The department docs not bind itself to accept  the lowest, or any tender.  Hy order,  .It'S. R.R0Y.  Acting Secretary.  Department of Public Works.l  Ottawa. Hill December, HKK)  j _"   ==N_WH|iapoT"irinTorl.injf flfl^M^  out authority from tho department will not bo  paid for it.  _���m&��  s^s^s2*^<*y  BUREAU OF PROVINCIAIa INFORMaVTION  In order that the Government mny bo in ]ios-  session of dclinitc Informal ion wilh which to  supply those sueking invostmon's in this Province, I am instructed to invite particulars fiom  those who have properties for sale, and who may  feel disposed to f.irward sueh particulars to this  otllco for.tlio purpose in question..  lu view of tho proposed early reorganization  of tho Agciil^l'cnor��rs Olllce in London, Fng-  land, the desirability of having on llio a list of  farms and other properties for sale, with full nnd  aceuralo details is obvious. PronciLies submitted may include farms and farm lands, indus-  trial or commercial concerns, timber limits,  waUjr powoJS. or other enterprises atlbrdlug  opportunities for lcgilimato investment, <���  It is not proposed to recominon 1 properties to  Intending investors, but to all'ord the fullest  access to the classllh'd lisU and nil available Informal ion connected therewith, and to place inquirers in communication with tho owners.  Tho fullest pnrlii'iilurs are desired not only of  the properties themselves, but of the localities in  which thoy arc situated, and the conditions  aflectlng them. For this purposo printed  schedules will, upon application, bo forwarded  to thoso desirous of making sales.  It.  K.  fiOSNMOIafi,  Secretary Bureau of Provincial Information.  Victoria, H. C, November Kith,  !KX).  _____  Koislnnd, H, C, November Dili, WOO.  To F. II. S.u.ihui'iiv :  Not lee is hereby given that I, William Cirifllths,  intend to claim llm Interests in the following  named mineral claims formerly held by F. B.  Salisbury, on w.hich he has neglected to pay his  share of the expenses of the annual asiieBsincnt  work.   To wit: -  A one-half (j) interest in tlio "Bunker Hill"  mineral claim.  A one half (1) Inlerest in I lie "Sullivan"minoral  claim.  Aonohalf (!) iiilorostiu the "Fidelity" mineral  cla<m.  All tho adjoining claims, itnatod on Iho west  fork of the north fork of Salmon river, in the  Nelson Mining Division,  This notion is taken under Section 11 of Chapter Iii, of tlie statutes of IS!*!! and amendments of  HKK). W1LUAM B. TOWNSKND,  Agent for William Grilllths.  MUSIC.  *Mri. 1). B. Murray, gradualo in vocal and instrumental music, is now prepared to receive  pupils for. Instruction in voice culture, Italian  method, also piano aud organ.  For terms and further paitieulars apply room  5. A. Macdonald building, corner Joaepnino aud  Vernon strest.  TRADES   UNIONS.  NEDSON MINKRS* UNION NO. 96, W. F. o '  M.���Meets in miner-' union rooms, northeast coiner Victoria and Kootenay streets, every  Siturday opening at 8 o'clock. Visiting mem  bors wolcomo. M R. Mowatt. Prof-ident. .Tamo  Wilkes, Seorotary. Unto-*)- ScALh o*" W���aK_  fok Ni-*rc;ov DisinicT���Pei shift, machine  men, $150 hamuu-i-smcn nnneis, if 12.5, muckers,  carmen, shovoleis and other underground laborers, SJJ.00.  rPRAD'S.S AND DABOU COUNCIL ���The rcgu-  J- lar mootlngs of tho Nelson Trades and I_i1*i��r  Council will bo held m tho miners' union lin.ll,  corner of Victoiiaand Kootenay stretts, on tho  lirst and third Thursday of each month, at  7.S0 p. iu. G. J. Thorpe. President. J. H. Mathe-  son. Secretary.  THE rozular moetings of the Carpenters' Union  are hold on Wednesday e\einng of each  week, at 7 o'clock, m thoMmeis Union hall corner Victoria and Kootenay sti eels. R. Robinson, President.   Jnmos Colling, Secretary.  ARBFRS UNION -Nelnon Union, aVo. 106. of  tho 1 itcinational Journeymen B irbers Union of Aiuoiica, meets cvciy flint and third Monday of euh month in Jlmei o Union H ill, corner  of Victojia and Koolcnaj Hliect-s, at 810 pm. >  sharp. V'sitine biothei., coidiafly lniited to '  attend l{ MtMihon, p-esidaini1 J H. Mafbn-  son.fccicIiij tieisniei .1 C ("<aHlnei,iecordli)g  sjcrol u i ",  BRICKJaAYPrtS AND MASONS' UNION.     '  * Iho Bncklajcis and Misons' Inteinational  Union No lofNclnon metis second and fourth  .Tuesdajflin each month at Mincis  Union hall.  J. W. I.tchei, president. Josoph Clailc, locoidinif  and coTcsponding scorcl^i j.  Laborers' Pro  of L top-is in  Fratciniti Ilall, Oddfellow s bloi k corner of Bu-_  kcr and KooWnaj streets c\ ci > Monday c\ eiiing  at7:"J0 i) m slia-p Visitinguiemboisof thoAnicn-  can hoderation cordially united to attond.  James TIiiIIilw, Picidont. John RobeiU, 10  cordiiin slc ot u j *"  regular  is hem  the flrst and third Fudijs in c tch month afc Miners' Union hall al 7 10 shaip J II M.llw.iul,  President, UiUJ. Hatcli, fcenoUij.  PlaaVSI PRI RS UN IOaV-'I he O. P I A. No.  172 intelfl t\eij Monday o\cmng in the  Klliot block, (,oi nci FUkoi aud Senile} stieots at  8o'clock J. D. Ajovor, piesideut. Donald Mc-  TinAn. HAflrfttnrv*  COOKS AND WAITKPS UNION-Regular  iii'clings ou the second and fouith 1 burs-  days of cirb month it Soclork in Miners Union  bill. Visllng biotlu in <oioi Ulj in\Hcd C...  Bell, picMdeiit, J. P rortstt.ll, 8��cretary  trcasuicr  '_  -"���ja I  si r  LABORFRS' UVrON���Nelson  tecti\o Union, No 8121, A 1  NKLSON PAINTFHS   UNIOaV���lhe  inectlng of tlie   Punteis    Union  FKATEENAL   SOCIETIES'.  /V\ be  NTCLaON LODGB, NO. 23, A. V. ft A. M.  Mootts second Wodnesday in each month,  bojourniug brothron lnvltod.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS- Nolson Lodge. No  25, Knights of Pythias, moots in I. O. O. F.  Hall, cornor Bakor and Kootenay streots, e-aory  Tuesday overling at 8 o clock ViRiting Knlghta "  cordially In\ltod to attend 1" J. Bradlej.C. C;  J. A. Piquotto K of It & S.  NKLSOaN la O L., No. Vm, moots In I. O. O. _*. ,   =II_11 corner-Bakor aud Kootenay-ntrootsr-j-  lBb and Jrd  Filday of each  month.   Vlsltlne  brothorn cordially invited.   H. Koblnson, W. _C  W. Craw ford. Recording Socretai y.  SHERIFFS_SALE.  Province of lliitish Columbia, Nelson, in Wca  Kootcn ly lo wit  By vii tuc of a writ of den facias issued out of  the Supicmc Com I of Butith Columbia at tho  suit of the Bank of .Montic.il ul nntills audio  mo diiectid, agnost the goods and chat  tcls of the 'I wo I ii( nds Mine, limited  Uabililj defendant- I bi\e MOi/ed ami  taken in execution all the light title md inteicsb  of the said defend mts l��u I l u mis J\lino Limited l.iabllltv iu the mineral (hum known ns  and called Two I needs situated on tho di\ uio  between lemon ind Spiingu ncck^. onlneea'it  slopo of Lemon cieek located on the INt d ij of  July, A D 18*1.1 nnd iceorded in the otllco of lh-)  mining i ecnidei foi the Slocan tii} Mining Division of lhe Wc-I Kool(*iiny Distnc, on the 101 li  day of August A D li'lj and ilso all the ikliC  title and inteiesl of the said defendant'' 'I wo  Friend-* Mine, Limited Lialiilllj in M\tj (00) tons  of ore moio oi Icns nilted fiom lhe niinerul  claim I wo liicnds and now upon Iho pio  pcrly: 'I o recover tlio sum of two thousand ind  eiitbty nine dollais and eight} Iho cents($20S'!  .8.i) together with inteiest on two thousand and  ciglity six dollaii and Unit} lhe cents ($.'0si. ii)  at six per centum jici uuiiuui fiom lhe JOlh dnv*  of Septombor l'KKl until pigment besides slier  ill's poundage ollieei i ffLs and all other legal  incidental expenses All of which I shall expose  for sale or snllicieut theieof to satisfy saidjuilg  ment, debt and coits at the ft ont of m- olllco  next to thceouil hou-e in the cilj of Nelson It.  Con I ridaj tho Jiilhdij of Uctoboi A 1) l'JOO  at the hour of cl��\t n oclock in tin foicnoon  Noti - liitoiuling piutli is->is will satisfj them  solves is to intci(.stand title of tin. said dufun  ��� din its.  Bated it Slocan Cits I lie 12th daj of October  11)00.  S   P 'I Ul l_________f bou th Kootenay  Tlie alio", c silc is postponed until Monday the  25th dav of a\'o\ ember l'JOO at the same place  and hour. S  P 1 UCIv,  Sheuirof So ith Kootenay.  The alio\( sale is further postponed until  Fi-idaj tin Jlsi dij of Dnembd l'Oo, at tho  same pi ice mil houi  S P  rurK  Shsrill'of South ICootonay.  "COMPANIES ACT 1897." '  Notice is hereby given that Iho appointmor! of  John Mallison Williams as a'tornoy of ''I ho  Chapleau Consolidated Gold Mining Compi ny.  Limited," and of bis substitute, Charles W.  nraham Browning, has been revoked, and Iliad  (inbricl Lucien Rooert Weyl. accountant of Nelson, B. (."., lias been appointed as tho in w attorney of tlio said company, and Iho repistored  olllco of Lh-company has been changed to'Observatory street'. Nelson, 11. C.  KLLIOT & LENNIE.  Solicitors for the Company.  Dated this 20th day of November, A. D��� 1800, ������mi  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C., THURSDAY DECEMBER 20 1900  ALL THE LATEST ODORS, IN THE  BEST FRENCH AND ENGLISH MAKES  They Make  Handsome  Presents.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  VICTORIA  BLOCK,   NELSON  .. Fit=Ref orm 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.     v  The Nelson Clothing House  217 AND 219 BAKER STREET, NELSON.  STOVES!       STOVES!  We are sole agents for the celebrated  COLE'S HOT BLAST HEATERS  Will burn anything.    Results unequalled  in any line of heaters.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  i *  to  Z_ ___'&!'��_���__*  _;<_r'^'?x,*5";  HOLLY  m  *.*��*��?  $m^mm  mm  1M  MISTLETOES  A  GOOD  STORY   ......  If well told never gets old. We  told you last year our Christmas  stock was the most complete in  Nelson. You discovered it to be  a fact. We simply repeat the  good news for 1900. Remember  diir prices are right.  WM. HUNTER &   CO.  Gi>oeer>er��ies, Crockery.  NELSON.  11*'  CHINA  *S3C  CHINA  ��  \&  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m   ���*&  l*^**  I'd'C-l.  M  WINTER CLOTHING  ��� ��� ���  at Great Discount Prices  OVERCOATS offered  at from 10 to 25% Discount.  NOBBY WINTER SUITS, All-Wool  and  Serges, at  from 10 to 25% Discount.  Always willing- to show Goods.   No trouble.    Every Garment Guaranteed.  "TH'E07~]S0CCrS0Nr BaRer-Streetr  JTB_____X__O.XXXXXXX*_I_HXXXI��XHX) X  IrT-TTtTTTTTTTTTTT���TTTTTTTTTTrTTTTTa���TTr���TTrrTTTTTTTITiriT  Have you  Stock of.  Seen our  We have prepared for  the coming holidays in  Opera, Everet, Romeo,  Juliet, in black and tan  colors. We invite you  to call and see them.  NEELANDS SHOE CO.  Baker Street.  ti_tui_iinr  i_u_tir_t_rxi_uir*a_j[_tixi*rx]  Christie's  Plum  Puddings  HAVE  NO EQUAL.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in virtue of the Act of  the Dominion Parliament, 63 and 64 Victoria, Chapter  103 and Chapter 104,-the name of  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OF HALIFAX  will be changed to  XCbelRc^al ZBmxh of&ana&a  a .   ' from and after  the Second day of January, 1901.  Halifax, 1st November, 1900.  L.  PEASE,  General Manager.  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 17G.  JOHN A. IRVING _ CO.  GiTY LOCAL NEWS  *>*  Every merchant in Nelson is making creditable window displays for  the holidays.  Born, on Wednesday, to the wife  of Charles H. Ink, corner of Ward  and Observatory street, a daughter.  Dr. J. W. Livers of Kaslo was in  the city yesterday. He is having a  building erected at Moyie and will  shortly commence business there as  a druggist.  The sherilT sei/.ed a desk and other  office furniture of the Paelotus Gold  Mining Company to satisfy a judgment of $Y5 in favor of R: W. Matthews for rent.  Candidate Fletcher's- supporters  are already organized for the campaign, aud the candidate says he  will not do anything but saw wood  from now until election day.  Thomas Couch died yesterday afternoon at his home on Victoria  street. Deceased was a tailor and  had resided in the eity for some  time. A widow and one child  survive. The deceased was a member of Alpha lodge A. R ��fc A. M.,  Toronto.  .Jacob Dover has a remarkable  collection of watches on exhibition  today. They comprise all the popular sizes and the center is a timepiece a quarter of an inch in diameter, which could be used as a shirt  stud. The tiny watch is claimed to  keep excellent time.  ' -  C. Bratt was charged at the police court yesterday with stealing  an overcoat, the property of R. E.  "Esterbrook from the Lakeview  hotel. Bratt pleaded a mistake,  but the magistrate remarked that  such errors had grown too common  and sent the defendant down for  three months.  A letter was received at the. provincial post office yesterday addressed to A. R. Daucey, Nelson,  Northwest Territories. It was  franked.from tho government house  at Ottawa, by captain Harry Graham, A. D. C. to the governor-general. Apparently all the west looks  alike to captain Graham.  The recently opened extension of  Baker street into the C. P. It. yards  is in anything but good order, as  one hack man discovered to his dismay yesterday. The cab was  mired yesterday morning, aud in  endeavoring to pull the vehicle out  it was damaged considerably and  left there pending drier weather.  =The *=d ealH3y=*wh ieli= _he=A tha���  basca Gold Mine acquires the assets  of the Exchequer Gold Mines Company has been completed. The  special advantage of having the  Exchequer property operated by  the Athabasca is that the hitter's  cyanide plant is adapted to handle  Exchequer ore to better advantage  than any other system of treatment  available in the country.  An energetic committee is handling the tickets for the smoker at  the opera house tonight, and the  affair promises to be successful.  The program comprises twenty-two  numbers, including "turns" by  favorite local entertainers. The  proceeds go to a working man who  is seriously ill at the general hospital, and the assistance of the public in making the affair profitable  will be appreciated.  Quorum "Was Needed.  The members of the board of  trade seem to havo taken a leaf out  of the city council's book. Last  night's session of the board was to  have been the last of the year, but  at 9 o'clock the only members who  had put in an appearance were G. V.  Holt, president, H. E. Croasdaile,  T. Allen, J. M. Lay, John Banner-  man, J. F. Weir and secretary  Swannell. Eight members constitute a quorum and president Holt  adjourned the meeting in despair  after giving half an hour's grace.  The board of 1900 has been most  unfortunate in regard to its meetings, fully one half of the regular  sessions during the year having  failed to attract enough members  to   transact   business,     The   first  meeting of the new year takes  place on the second AVednesday in  January.  - Smallpox Almost Epidemic.  Paris, December 19.���Smallpox  is increasing almost to an epidemic.  Vaccination is semi-compulsory and  tourists are being stopped<-on the  borders of Italy and .Switzerland  and compelled to produce a certificate of recent vaccination. The  outbreak" originated in the removal  of the Oriental exhibition side  shows.     ^      g,  Pope Urged to Leave Instructions.  Rom k, December 19.���Many sovereigns and high personages have  urged the pope to leave written instructions to his successor, so that  the great undertakings begun by  him may be continued on the same  plan. Among these matters are the  union of Chri9tiaiychurches, liturgical" reform, .thV_lChristiau democratic movement and Americanism.  PERSONAL.  O. Thompson "of Rossland aud D.  Donald arc at. Iho Tremont hotel.   ���        .   .  It. Shenadin of Pilot Bay is   a  guest at the Queen's hotel today.  E. E. Chipmau, P. L. S., of Kaslo  and Alex Somcrs of .Homeland are registered at  tho Hotel I-'.a'r.  Among the guests at the Madden  house are Robert DcuaKin of Greenwood nnd  Thomas Uussell.  Mrs. A.-H. Buchanan left on Monday for Montreal, where she will remain for a  time visitiiifc relatives.- ���������  .Percy   Goepel,   one   of   Nelson's  old-titno boy*, Is np from. Victoria to spend lhe  holidays with his parents.  It.  F.  Green, M.'P. P., of Kaslo,  accompanied by his daughter, spent yesterday in  Nelson. , Thoy go home,on the International this  morning. -.**,  It. J. Kirkwood of Slocan City is  ' registered at the Hotel-Hume lodnx. Mr. Kirkwood is the pioneer prospector of Ten Mile and  Springor crocks.  Donald McCallum, business manager of tho Grand Fork's Gazette, passed through  Nelson yesterday on his way home to York  county, Ontario to spend the holidays.  H. Paseoe, one ; of the boys who  mined around Nelson before there wore any sidewalks in town, and who recently returned from  the Boundary country, has gone to work at the  .mir mine.  Fred J. Perine of Rossland was iu  Nelson yesterday. Mr. Perino was until a year  ago engaged in the job printing and bookbinding  business in Rossland,and like all old-time printers  is independent. . .  W. R. Will of New Denver was  in Nelson yesterday on (lie way east lo put in  the wintpr. Before reaching his old home in  Elgin itountt*, Ontario, he will take a look at Salt  Lake, Denrei, Omaha, Chicago and Detroit. ���  " TORONTO   STOCK' -EXCHANGE.  WEDNESDAY'S' QUOTATIONS.  stock. Asked.  Athabasca '; ?   4 70  B. C. Gold Fields  3  Black Tail.... '...........        12  Brandon & Qoldon Crown........ U  ,Butte.&=Boston.... ...=.=..ri'^.=.'^=.=.=.=^==���1=  Canadian Goldfields Syndicate.  Cariboo (MoKinney)   Cariboo Hydraulic...'..-..   Centre Star...'.   Crow's Neat 1'ass Coal   Cat if ornia .-   Kvoning Star   Fairview Corporation   Golden Star :......  Giint   Iron Mask <?   Jim Blaine '.   King ���   KnoT* Hill.  Lono Plne-SiirpriscCousolidated..  Monte Christo   Montreal & London   Morning Glory   Morrison...........................  Noble Five.-."; :.   North Star   Old Ironsides .v...........  Olive.... ......................  Payne.  .    Si  50  1 53  I 43,  (JO 00  51  !i  2*3  'H  3  "fli  !)  li  50  II  f.  It)  3.1  4  f��  70  ���   13  81  3  28  Gil*  7  2}  31  Bid  3 00  2}  8  ���-'    4  Princess Maud ".".'..."   Rainbler-Ciirihoo Consolidated ...  Republic   .  Slocan Sovereign   Vananda ;  Virtue ,  War Kagle Consolidated      Id  Waterloo  3  White Bear  U  Winnipeg  8  SALES.  500 Hammond Reef.   1000 Vananda   500 WhUe Bear   3000 Whito Bear   5100 Canadian Goldfields Syndicate   3000 California   71  10  1 40  1 35  50 1.0  4  (i  'A  ���i  %  3  4S  0  it  (i  24  o  !M)  35  i)  75  1  251  fltll ���  4  tt  27  1 02  2  JL  2  *v__r-  bc. zb^_z~____:r,s <&-. ao.  -STELSOISr  *_r_^s__,o  s__w_sroo*_NT  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  TKLKPnONK 27 Store, Corner Bakor and Josephine Strro  HOLD YOUR CHRISTMAS ORDERS   FOR ....  FrUitS and  Confectionery  Q>  for the NEW STORE  which will be opened  in the K-W-C block  on Ward Street, on  December 20th.  W. G. BROWNE  K-W-C Block  Ward Street  Ladies..  In purchasing presents  foro gentlemen, do not  throw money away on  useless neckties. A pipe  is the safest present,  and in. pipes we carry  the largest and best  stock in Nelson. Here  are some of  our  best  Case Pipes..  G. B. D. SPECIALS  L. 6c CO.  B. B. B.  PETERSONS  }&*****.*<��'**  THE  CABINET  Baker St.  O. B.  CIGAR STORE  MATTHEW.  CHINA HALL  A Multitude of �����*���>.  ...  SENSIBLB GIFTS ...  Nothing is bettor appreciated ns a  holiday gift than some neat article of  Crockery or China, or some choice  piece of Glassware for tho dining-  (able. It is always in use,and aeon-  j slant reminder of.the.donor's thought--         fulness.   See our stock of house furnishings, just opened.  McFarland & Brockman  First Door West of C. P. t\. Offices  BAKER STREET.  Slocan, Nelaon and Rossland Killings  of West Kootjinay Electoral  District.  Notice is hereby given that a Court of Revision  and Appeal, under the provisions of tho "Assessment Act," will bo held as follows :  Court lIou��e, Kaslo, B. C . Tuesday, 9th January, 1901, at 10 o'o'ock in the forenoon.  Government Agout's Olllce, Nelson, B. C���  Wednesday; 10th January, at 10 o'o out in the  forenoon.  Oovernmenl Agent's Ofllce, Hossland, 13. C,  Thursday, 11 tli January, ul 10 o'clock in tho  fo*enoon.  Dated at Ne'son this Iflth dny of December, 1900.  JOHN   A.- TURNER,  Judge of Court of Revision and Appeal.  AUCTION SALE  Acting under instructions from  Rev. Robert Frew, who is leaving  the city, the undersigned will  offer for sale by public auction on  FRIDAY,   DEC.   21st  at 1:30 o'clock,  the whole of his very desirable  collection of Household Furniture  and effects, consisting of Persian  Rugs, Damascus Tables, Benares  Brasswork, Indian Table Covers,  Fancy Cushions, Satin Down  Quilts, Silver Fruit and Fish.  Knives, Books, Plants, etc., in  his rooms over the Merchants  Bank of Halifax.  The goods will be on exhibition  on the premises on the morning  of the sale.  Terms, Cash.  ticulars apply to  For further par-  Chas. A. Watermao & Co.  AUCTIONEERS.  It Counts in Results  The particular housewife wants  the best materials for her cooking:  Mice Sweet Butter  Good Fresh Eggs y  ;*��� are our specialties. They ensure a delightful freshness in  all you cook, and attractive  daintiness when it is served  on your table.  *j  KIRKPATRICK & WILSON  '-;���   The Leading Grocers.  Telephone lO.  185 Baker Street  m  to  to  to  m  m;  m?  m*  to  to  to  to  -$  to  Prices Cut in Two  ���������  m  to  to  to  to  See Our Windows for Bargains in  Tailor-Made Suits  Ladies' Jackets, and  Fancy Colored Dress Goods  Martin O'Reilly & Co.  HOUSTON   BLOCK,  NELSON.  to  Here is the best ring value in Kootenay.  Solitaire Diamond, (nearly l-2k)' heavy mounting  Solitaire Diamond, (nearly 3-4k)    -----.��� -'���������*  ?Solitaire=Diamond,^(ovei'-l-2kj=  3-Sfcone Ring, Ruby and two Diamonds. -   r    -   -   -  3-Stone Ring, Sapphire and two Diamonds     -   -   -  Twin Setting, Diamond and Pearl, Diamond Shoulders -  -    $ 35.00  - 00.50  ,-���-=57.00-4  - 23.00  -.--   32.25  35.00  .These are excoplionally good value and cannot ho had nt. these prices after  December 2l.li, and cannot bo duplicated.   There are just six of them.  If Brown said so, It's Right.  TaHaBRGWN  Jeweler  178  Baker Street.  NELSON, B. C.  When You See a Good Thing  GO FOR IT  We have {rood things to dispose of and want  you to come for them.  CANDIES FOR CHRISTMAS  Oanong'a Chocolates are superb.   Pat up in such pretty boxes.  Lowney's Famous Bon Bons and Chocolatea.   These come in beautiful boxes.  Rowntree's.Ce e*br_ted Chocolates also upon our c.unters in attractive form.  What better Christmas present than a large box of these candies,  FOR THE CHILDREN  Wo hare all sorts of Fancy and Plain Candies.   Too many to tell about, you must see them.  The prices are ridiculously- low.    .  See our Endless Assortment of Christmas Tree Ornaments before (jetting your tree.  !/���, A small quantity will make your tree a thing of beauty.  FBENCH CEYSTALIZED FRUIT.       TOM SMITH CRACKERS.  J. A. MACDONALD  Palace Confectionery  Madden Block, Ward Street. Telephone 206

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