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 NO  TELEGRAMS  FROM  NATAL  British Reply to Kruger's Ultimatum.  London, October 12.���The following is  the text of the British reply to tlie Boer  ultimatum: Chamberlain to Milner, high  commissioner, sent 10:15 p. m., October  10th, 181)9. Her majesty's government  received with groat regret the peremptory demands of the South African republic, conveyed in your telegram of  October 0th. You will inform the government of tho Soutli African republic,  in reply, that tho conditions demanded  by the government of the South African  republic are such as her majesty's government deem it impossible to discuss.  London, October 12.���A Pretoria dis-  p.ateh, dated October 11th, sent from  Lorenzo Marque/, (as telegraphic communication between the Cape and Natal  is undoubtedly interutpted) says: Mr.  Conyghani Green this afternoon said  good-bye to president Kruger and his  officers in his private capacity. He and  his stall' will leave tomorrow by two  special trains. Martial law was proclaimed at five o'clock this afternoon, and  British residents without permits must  leave the Transvaal within eight days.  Vor.KSitusT, October 11, 3.40 p.m.���(Delayed in transmission)���President Kruger's son and grandson, as well its half  the members of tlie Transvaal legislature,  are now at the front. Men who are arriving here report that the Boers are still  .���Streaming in from different directions and  districts to the Natal frontier, many who  have been refused by the enlisting officers  going on foot.  London, October 13.���The morning  papers tire discussing at some length the  authorship of the documents which have  recently emanated from president  Kruger's*-. government. Dr. Leyds, the  European, representative of the South  African republic, is generally, credited  with the authorship of the ultimatum.  The government has arranged for the safe  conduct of Mr. Greene through the Transvaal and Orango Free State to Natal.  President Kruger is credited with declining to quit Pretoria, deciding that "like a  faithful captain, he Avill remain on the  bridge Avhether the ship rides safely into  the harbor or goes down into the deep."  It.is now definitely known that the  British government sent-.'no' final'proposals to Pretoria. The Transvaal's ultimatum forestalled that intention... So  far as news received thus far shows.':no  shot has been fired.  New YoiMv, October 12.���The  London  correspondent    of    the    Tribune. says:  j'_||0?l|$ir&5^  "'"'''Stli'rQuglip'u^  |Ehe_M"i%o:i.��'l��OW  mm ,. ^  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13,  1899.  DAILY (BY MAIL) 3*6 A YEAR;  ���WEEKLY, $2.  g^i^fii^^efetii^^a  slitftRS^  repudiate its principles and its record.  That is the great, salient' fundamental  fact, which is likely, as it seems to us, to  determine the direction in wliich the overwhelming mass of American sympathy  will bo given.  Just as Great Britain stood loyally  with the United States in sympathy and  in moral influence in our light with Spain,  because avo were contending for the  rights of man to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, so will the sympathy  and moral influence of America be given  in this Avay to England, not only because  she is our kin .and friend, but because in  this fight she stands for the same fights  of man, and because, in the words bf the  Canadian prime minister, already quoted  in these columns, she stands "in defense  of a holy cause, in defense of a holy  justice, for the defense of tho oppressed,  for the enfranchisement of the down  trodden, and for the advancement of  liberty, progress and ciA'ilization."  London, October 12.���All kinds of  rumors are telegraphed from South Africa  regarding Boer movements. Apart from  the advance of the Volksrust and Van-  reenan commanders, reports have been  received of the concentration of the  Utrecht and Vreiheid commanders to-  Avards the drifts along the Buffalo river,  east of Dundee. One special correspondent at Ladysmith expresses the  opinion that a Boer command of some 200  men visited Newcastle on Tuesday, made  'purchases and then AvithdreAv. This suggestion may have given rise to the reports regarding the occupation of Laings  Nek. .  According to a. dispatch from Capetown, it is asserted that the Boers haA'e  arranged AA'ith chief Liuelnve, the prominent chief of the northwestern border, to  take ,up arms' against Britain.  A dispatch from Durban says that aiv  rangemehts for forming a<Ui-lander'.regiment haA'e been completed.  ������Leonard Courtney, Liberal member of  parliament'for Bodmin'division of Gorn-  Avall, addressing his constituents in "Lis-"  keard, was frequently interrupted. Mr.  Courtney   lamented   the failure  of the  principles enunciated at The Hague and  p:i^r;il|^'^  ^l��p5ai&hyM9  '&&Zi-$t?^��%M   :n<  "i^ito'Sbn'ggv  :&',^i��iB^  yt.l.Atfni'vfe '0jp$��$��� ^0ffi$l0i$>0*k  ^^**|t1^  ^. y^ t^al^i|-''4Sj*if!lljsfey^jftt]^ ���|o;r ���' filt,&.-'ei'jjj3i-i^  l.yi$^J^:^^\ifya% y-jiiy^^thy 3^f rrc^iiyviqto'r^-  ���"��y;���'*^illjh��*o|i|Hin; ;���".':���������. ���.-"''.. ...y��� *���;-��� y ���.:' :*yy -;.  :'���'���' .yy^;*\**��<^ |^*'ieau.''Said:'t;0-  /<*iayi..-i%^j,i^^ wa^jjet"*'  /"tiiig* dltl^ i k 6 ylie-ve*^ had' >&ilo'.wej3'' ally body  ,.,., todictate :j*>oIieiesy^ itwas-  :/ WmlSifi^ |hait-;lie-;h4;dbee'h;  .���''������ *iMt��h_&-fj=^ re^^gsJ'bhr^lip'S",  .. iAs'tlieybi^t-M  -Oiueided'Wlth ;the nltitfiatnih, it was most  natural to suppose Tie was influenced by  iaitlyiii}iis>-q^\M^^n^^:p\i6 last of the  Dutch eoiiquerors.  This irtforiuant added  tliat; there Ayaa no rival who epiild resist  lii'tiger's AA'ill.   '^pites AA'as siittply clay iii  .he potter's hands.   Joubert Avas the best  '^'tSitw  Transvaal, but lacked the grit required  to oppose Kruger on any question. Cronje  was a mau af te/Kritger's heart,- who was  glad, to do his bidding because he was  ambitious to succeed him. Sidelights like  these help to explain the situation, but  the ultimatum, while undoubtedly Kruger's itvclividiuil act* remains a miracle of  *?��Belie^e'^hue"kpr(*3���ya.v  "Bent^peaithafe^^  riy^V-.-.a'-ftiiil'.ip-^  MINING PROGRESSING MERRILY  c    On South Fork of Kaslo Creek.**  Ernest Mansfield returned yesterday  from ii visit to the properties being  worked at Camp Mansfield. He went up  by Slocan City and came down the south  fork to Kaslo, being exactly a week on  the trip. He reports that winter is coming on apace in the higher regions, where  the camp is situated, quite six inches of  snow covering the ground, and in some  places over a foot.  A large force of men are at Avork making a trail up the Ten-mile at the end of  the Enterprise road in order to tap this  division, and supplies are going up e\rery  day from Slocan City to Percy Dickenson's property, the Smuggler group, which  is to be vigorously Avorked throughout  the Avinter. There is .a splendid showing  of high grade silver-lead ore on these  properties, and big results Avill be attained immediately the properties arc  worked, for they can start shipping valuable ore from the surface.  Mr. Mansfield has also to get fi f ty or  sixty pack loads up from Slocan City to  supply the men he is about to put on to  develop several of the properties for Rene  Laudi of London, for Avhom he acts as  agent. Supplies Avill also be taken up  from Kaslo.  While in camp Mr. Mansfield purchased  the "Charleton" outright from W. E.  Boie of Slocan City, and took a bond on  the Green- Lake Fraction mineral claim  from Burt Pearson of the same place for  $4500, $500 being paid doAvn. It is presumed that the Joker lead runs through  the Treadwell, John A. and Green Lake  Fraction, and Avork will shortly be commenced on these properties, in addition  to the ones already being opened up.  Men are at present erecting buildings to  accomodate the workmen avIio Avill  shortly be put on to develop tliese latter  claims.        y .���.-.���...  In addition to securing the tAvo prop-'  er ties'- mentioned above, Mr. Mansfield  staked off a new claim called the Philo-  niene, AA'hieh, strange to say, adjoins the  Joker.    This  property^had  escaped  the  A MEETING OF THE CITY 00UN0IL  jrriug editorially to the South  ���African .war, the .Tribune Siiys; "Now  that Avar has actiTitlly been forceel by the  Tr'Misvaal upon Great iJiitain, the question arises, on which side ar0 American  sympathies.? They avOI not in the first  place, be misled by the proton eo that the  Transvaal is a republic and Great Brifcjvin  an effete monarchy, and that, therefore,  Americans should synipathize with tlie  former. They have only to compare the  restricted franchise and corrupted courts  of the Transvaal with the universal suffrage and free, strong judiciary of the  Cape Colony to disabuse themselves of  such notions.  The fact is that the Transvaal, with  citizenship restricted to a minority, Avitli,  not only religious, but sectarian tests  and lingual shibboleths hedging ia real  authority, is not a republic, but a particularly narrow and despotic oligarchy."  On the other hand, the nominal mon-  al'chy of the British empire, Avhether in  Great Britain itself, or iu the self-governed colonies, such as Cape Colony and  Canada, is one of the most complete democracies the Avorld has ever known. On  the general ground of forin of government, therefore, American sympathies  Avill naturally turn to the British side.  In brief then, Great Britain is acting  precisely as the United States would act  in her place, precisely as this country  would   have to act if it did not wish to.  y A��l0i'--^ili^pechi^iill;^ ']<&ffi\iiffiif^',��;>$M  ji'eeMe^*'-^ ' -?Thev  teif!?'tbm&ry ^efe-bf icb^d^ce: w^jS' 'nibvedp  'but. A"^as:':m*efe=yby - "aiyy*tti_i^  il^yreg^tytli^t. 'yMr*:|^n^eyi;|h^  ^liyafiianc^Wi^  ;;Mi*d;,p*ijssi|i^:a;' yo: ffli of;*1S6ih^e*i3^;'cShifid&c^  mi .lor.dyiSa.iiSbury;.   J>I1% ..C6*i.i^*d^'.^:ft,.ij|i_.  Mid parsing: bf th 6 aiiieudment. saiid i t *was *!.  ythe first :t|M4 ,lie vliad -eyncoun  '���$il'e.stat&.':'ij*>il:d'*fe  seriousness.  . iTlie  ahdieneey;' tliien   sjiug-  ���^Biife Brltjijinift.*' "-'Vy    ::y'"'  JVIr. Asqtiit^ fbrnier !*$ui:e seci*etar:yi  ���speMlvi'iig'afe NeAA^burgh this evening on  the Tranfevaal situation ftnd referruvg to  the attitude abroad, said: "Atniericaiis  havenot forgotten * and J, believe, tliey  Ay.ill not forget, the attitude Avhicli this  country, ahnost tiiloue amongyfche nations,  ���asS'UilJwl'-t"ov^S3|r"fli*em, receutIjr_Avlie7Ti  they Avere enduring times of crisis and  emergency' siniilar to those Whieh are  now before lis. Sympathj"' sIioavu in tliOSe  lioiirs of danger and need engendered a  Avarinth of gratitude, and, I might1 also  say, tenderness of sentiment, which is no  less genuine and strong between the  'nations than between individnalsi Looking back tAAro years, tliere is nothing  which Ave have more reason to congratulate ourselves upon that has added  more to our ihterjiational assets than tlie  faftfc that avo established a tie of affectionate reciprocal .sympathy with Oiir  great kindred nation beyond the  Atlantic."   A J?ioneer Bevisifcs Nelsoii.  John McDonald, of Oolville valley, is in  Nelson taking a look at the property of  tlie Hall Mines, Limited, in which- he is a  large owner. Mr. McDonald was the  business manager of the Silver King  properties when the ownership Avas vested  iu the original locators. He made Nelson  his home until the property Avas taken  over by the Hall Mines, Limited, but since  then has lived on one of the finest ranches  in Colville valley. Mr. McDonald Avill go  up to the Silver King tomorrow,, having  taken in the smelter yesterday.  The Venus Group Develops Well.  The Venus group, which is being de-  veloped by Dr. Doolittle, is showing up  Avell. There are about thirteen men Avorking on the property at present. The tunnel, Avhich is uoav in over 200 feet, gives  a depth of about 75 feet on the A'ein.  During the past week the ledge upon  which the tunnel is being ..driven maintained an average width of 2i feet, and  assays upon the ore averaged $00 to the  ton. . . - -i  .catf-'M-tt^  ?a��sa^��pl^  ^J%^^al^^'iMb^5(iher^ ."'.;���"*��� '  That Was a Strictly Business One.  The members of the city council met  yesterday afternoon to consider the  finances of the corporation, and incidentally to decide what should be done with  their estimated deficit of $18,309.-7,  Avhich the city clerk assured them would  mark the close of tlieir careers as aldermen for the current year. Before going  into the question of the finances, city  clerk Strachan asked the members of the  council Avhether they Avould prefer to  consider the statements Avhich he had  prepared in council or in committee. No  one appeared Avilling to moA'e the council  into committee, so the clerk began his  recital of the causes a. hich led up to the  deficit. To begin with, he informed tlie  council that the receipts of the corporation from all sources, exclusive of the  proceeds of debentures, to September'  30th AA'as $44,855.15, Avhich Avould probably be increased at the end of the year  to $5S,S70.15. This Increase was arrived  at by estimating the re\renue of the corporation for the remaining three months  of the year, Avhich the clerk phiced at  .$14,015, under the following heads:  Electric light rates S 'i.200  AViilerrates -..'   2,000  Sewer rentals.  1.000  Ilosul tax  "....'..*..'.  2.000  Ite.al estate taxes  I.(KX)  Jjiuonscs ...:.... -  300  l-'olico court fines'. '.   200  Miscellaneous  J.nOO  Cemetery and burial permits  300  JClectrif light supplies:  15  Health department  .........'  1,500  :':': Total ���;.' '.  ;��JJ,015  A statement Avas then given of the several debenture accounts up to September  30th' showing credit balances upon each  account, but coupled Avith it Avas a statement from the city engineer showing  that the completion of the Avork Uoav in  hand Avould create large deficits upon  both the AvaterAVorks and electric light  debenture accounts. The Avater works debenture account * Avas returned as follows:'.  ' ��� WATERWOKKS PEHUpVTUKK ACCOUNT.  Br. Cr,  Balnrico fro'm 1S9S.-.       "  Proceeds of IS!)!) debentures .'.:-.  J'jxpenditurc to September 80th.-.-.'!,  " ila '  Rleetric Ii_lifc construct ion  12.0fw IK)  Sewers const ruction  7,072 02  Klcctiic Iij-clit mainlenanee  KM) IKl  Waterworks maintenance  JIXI 00  Sewers nininlenance  .10 00  .Streels .-.    ;*KK) (H)  .Sidewalks   :tlK) 00  Health departnioiit  a5��) mi  Hospital tfiiint  80 00  l.epil expenses  ami 00  Kire (leptirttiiunt  5IKI IHI  I'rint.iiiKanil stalionerv  2*>0 00  Public buildings and grounds  2IM) 00  Miscellaneous..  :��H) 00  Salaries  5,000 IK) '  Weigh scales  30 (K)  l-'uel and light  50 00  Cemetery   ubentures account  107 15  Estimated revenue for balance of the  year   Gross credit   Estimated deficiency at year's end..  11,015 00  932,0(;o 30  I8.3!i9 17  , JJalancc.atorcdilt.,,,^..,.'',  .S 3,303 3J  332,100 00  '.'19,003 21  '-.,j.��,7J)3 12..'j.-,;..; y-.i  w&H^ ^M^m-^iiimMNmi  ytheji  ;Tiie,'i^'di|e>.o'f > :^^'y^^ter-.';sayfe  ^itfeeranceSi of -tlie^^sb*;5iinejr Se^ltu  tlte-^|ofei^:a^# vtiii^^  ":ai%liJ^fe::r��lMr|-'':^ 'flh^  "'trii&:i.; _is;ey*>jEdefi'ceyt"��i^"^  :-y^tyre^dy i?-M:b\tri&^  jsayaitfe'd^adii, tii^^llfc^ingyfaii'^  irectJlsjfsof the:nninher of/ineireniployed:  ���on:, so^B:'o:f���:'-'the.''^lbcai^ W-ill-  'suffice:'- ���  Stl NKs; -NjiJAK. iSffiir jm^vinx.'  Tliteliioy  ���Oalifefttia.lsp .,  'Mluiioiv ........,,...;,.  Anglo-Saxon.   Bos'i'r'iv. .i,���...  ��iiliy,.-.,��,..., *,..,..���������..,  Stdllie, lluglios,,, -.. ���.,  BIwwioh,..p....�� .  m-i_!:j.*s  .PojiiulJlv...  ..........  AViikelicld..... .���.,.,  Qiic-eti Krac!:it>Ji..��  p.p.lfl.  .,...'12  ... "li  p.yio.  ..... '3-  2*  HoiijeHiih...,.,..  erackw Jacki ���  Tiii-kcsieW............  Happy n.eli very..  .10.  a  .. ::ji  2  Nj'-Alt SIJ.VKlt'mN.  .,....! to;  Kin ily JSditii.  yiuicou.vce ..  Adeia.p p  ....15   10  ^ll^E&4"^MV'IJ'.S0N'-e:RI?KI&=  .Teitiiettc  ���  15 [ Champion' ���...,.  jMINKS NJ?An SANSON.  Itai tlblo r-f Jari'b oo  ljU���k.V'.Jii*i   J vanhoo  ���  Sl��cn|i Star   Aiitx Fraction ....  Utica...... ;   Queen.Hess......,  pSunSlu'ic... .-..������  Wondoiful   .. .SO  .. .30  .. 25  ....5  ....(��  ...30  ...  1  l'ltj-nc ......  S'il-p'oi'Boll..  Vulture ....  AjhX  .........  ,Noble Ij'it'e..  Mutiisopi....  Sov'urcigti...   .*?'  ...15  ..SO  . .11)  ..1,0,  . .10  ..15  ..10.  .. 1  r;Alt:houglivthis:|faccouufc��;s,hoWS3:;a'. dredttf  :: i?I":,'8*>"w^i&l'Sit1,*a'iy-S';y?''.*i,n^^^^  ^AVorlvsof��������tlie^yateijworksi ;pipe^line,T:i,QiiiPi:  ^dslKiuiaite. -j f^?ifc-'isl no^-6Sc'eed'ild| -.'wilfcconP'  ';���' yel't'Mi'e'.-. '^v^en^\y'<^^\^''^^^���e^^ix^'-'^.  f(debitv^lam^; faf�� :^7;lMp$^>'^te\ y C0��t;p|  ^th'e'i'pipe'-fi'bM'JkinsSrbn  *'||8^il%^!Mfc  ; .!p"aii!;li; jl^!^^ il:1^2'3,9j'i|l'.'  i='_���cE^(jiiH<!^y!��B's'' *:cb1i't*Sct',:&^'la:ph  .^||'lcftlJ*||ilor^  ye^fcts''-1 titv jKoi'lj _"_ voftk,' ���ahtohn'f'elP'td:' l$'Syr  ^Q-pSi;.'.': t%)on. '���fctl^ C^i^t1^!^ ^Ip ^ad^tSeeltj'  .;]^i^jy;le,$viij^..|v^ -b^;atiee to^co��iSi|)le'te ;fif  $5O40.f5>;. Screens and tl"eueliinj5f,pr the-  on^of^the; ^���JejIi'i^ WJts estim^e^yat ^PJtlv  'and.repAii^-'i^.'itJ^'l^ \w*jt6rWoj:&s-n,tih"i;ei-;e*pv-  tengiohSj cohhTgiltipiiis:'-' and ^re^airs. were  -Stiin-i'tglat^oS^   To:taT$l;(),90iCi'.  The', eiectrie liflit debenture account  Was returned, as follows.-.  Ki;K.ot'Ri6 'ttrorr1 oKiiKN'cuKii Avaotfsi).  Or. Or;  Balance frotii 18!)8   J'roceeds of 1$!)S debefnturas   ;Ji'x.p4hfli,tiU*e.-jto,Septeiiiber30tliT,.  Balance at ci'edit  ,313,211 38  . -5,808 12  g- 2.9ft). 80  Jli'iOy-iO 00  fSUglh, e   JtK.fiee   In Jidclition to the above, there are at  least 225 men employed at the niines in  the neighborhood of Slocan City and in  the outlying cainps. Today there are  fully one thousand men employed in and  about the mines in the Slocan and AinS*  worth districts.  A Double Wedding.  The Methodist church Avas the scene of  a A^ery pretty double Avedding on Wednesday evening* Avlien the pastor, Itev.  John Hobsou, solemnized the marriage of  J. J. Atkin, of the tug Tmli", and Miss  Sarah Forge of Winderniere; also George  T. Moir and Miss Ellen Harvey, both of  Nelson. After the ceremony the company retired to the parsonage, where a  very dainty supper AVas provided. Mr.  and Mrs. Atkin aviII make their home in  Nelson, aud Mr. and Mrs. Moir will reside  at Slocan City, Avhere Mr. Moir has been  appointed agent of the Canadian Pacific  raihvay.         ______  Examining a Forty-nine Creek Mine.  Charles Parker, a mining engineer aud  broker of Rossland, visited the Beferen-  duin, on Forty-nine creek, ten miles soiith-  Avest of Nelson, yesterday, in order to report on the property for the company.  About $10,000 of Avork has been done on  this mine, A new vein of exceedingly  rich ore Avas struck yesterday in the cross?*  cut from the 50rfoot shaft. This makes*  five distinct veins Avhich have been shown  up on this property.  ��tli).0JO 80   llJf.OlilSO  Although this account sIioavs a credit  balance of $5808.42^ tire city engineer's  statement of the cost of the Avork now  in hand was $12,000, whieli A\rovild  convert the credit balance to a debit  balance of $0191.58. This $12,QQ0 is  made up of $7325, Avhich represents tlie-  Kootenay lillectric'Supply & Construction'  Company's coiitraGt, additions and other1  alterations to tile ��� eity's plant aviII take  $2130, repairing and cleaiiingy out the  dam is placed at, $1000, the pitrcl'inse  iniee ot tlie site cti.1 Is for $1200, and the  completion of the^luuie $3iS,  The sewers and eemetery dobeutnroiic-  eounts both show Sredit balan.es on September 30th. It is estimated that the  sewer account will 'balance at the cud of  the year, and that the cemetery account  will Ihow a credit  of $_(J7.1S.  counts to pSeptenibcr ��l0th Avere  as follOAVs:  skwkk hkiikntokk Accotrxt.  Dr.  Balance from JpSflS   J'roceeds of 1809 debentures   Expenditure to Septeitiber:"0th,1pS!)0.Sl0,1.")7 04  Balance at credit     7,072 (>2  Tlie ac-  retiimed  Cr.  8 1.179 fill  Hi,0aQ 00  .?)7,o2!) (Ml  Cr.  007  ^17,52!) (Hi  cbmetkhv i>r:mcs*tuuK ACCOUNT.  Dr.  Balance from 189S  3    007 15  The city clerk then showed how he arrived at the estimated deficit of $18,S<>!).-  47. He gave a statement of the city's  liabilities to the end of the year, amounting all told to $50,429.77. To the credit  balance of $18,01:">.30, Avhich existed on  September 30th. he added his estimated  revenue for the last quarter at $14,015,  Avhich required just $18,300.47 to make  up the estimated liabilities. His statement: is appended :  :-���������������'������ ������.���.���������:������������ ��� .v ::       :;:;p.J)r, ������,���  ���������   Cr. ���.-.':;  Bank balanoo September :i0t!r:...'.':":'.'    "     .'    * $18,015 30  ])e]HMlt. of Tramway company. -.*....$ 2,000 00   .  Amount due Kinking fund 3,780 00  Watcrwor-Koonritruction .- '. l(i,U��U im - .  ��50,12!) 77   S50 12!) 77  The presentation of the city clerk's  figures cast a spell upon the members of  the council, but they commenced to shift  responsibility at once. Alderman Fletcher's view of it Avas that a great mistake had been made in not asking for  $75,000 from the ratepayers instead of  $00,000. He knew it Avould cost $75,000  all the time.  Alderman Beer's Ariew Avas that the  great mistake had been made by alderman Fletcher in preventing him from increasing the people's taxes, as he proposed  doing.  Alderman Hillyer's opinion w.as that  the finance'coinmitteeshould haA'e checked  up the expenditures of the public works  committee. His solution Avas that the  receipts from miscellaneous sources should  be increased.  Enquiry Avas made as to the receipts  from the electric light service, and the  city clerk.'.replied, that they Avere not  quite $1400 a month. He Avas asked Avhy,  AA'ith the extensions made to the Avater-  Avorks system, that the Avater receipts  Avere not greater. His reply AA'as that the  action of the council in cutting the rate  in two had naturally diminished the  revenue. .-'������.-���'  Alderman Beer expressed the opinion  that the deficit could be overcome by a  bookkeeping device, if the city. Avould  keep a capital account and credit the  same with expenditures made upon pub-  lie Avorks. He also thought that a mistake had been made in issuing 20-year  debentures, instead of ���40-year debeh-;  'tnres;;^Jie,eause,.vU-poi^  iu're%i#lMSS^ai^  ��./���>,_ r."i'. *''S3;"��'j"'ar*!i^  f/��� ��� s>i'S�� Y'��"!S":-'k S.'-^p':*i.,"',S'tS.,iV:��'"3' h:sS-*��^&T*:"-<-\zM; ii:,5s!s!��'->����.fi.'��Br'  ->! "Aldeiunane Mcl_illop ;expressedf.the���opinrf  .i"oi*u*thats'the'As"totemenTi?.'Siij3.mittea.  ���*PW��&#^M  tf&fffiiife the^y^niSilf^tlieiS "Melcldld>*i^"5a11i;;;  *;.'_������!?_���,��;--T---5i**W,s��'Kvi����' "-i'���v. ���*\*''^*-.T**"''"'"%'��*.��',��^'#  * -3p.lliru-^n4^:tIn;uk��v ...���.���,.������,��� -. y "���;;������.,:��� s. v;:,'���^ .r'-^ry. ���.���.*��� :j;  ^ / '������;��� ^vlS*4p||^MM_rS"fo^  'V^^i^'^-';|^pfeer; 'il^^lie^'ideA^ipijys'  nient'^-tEe^eji^^ ���  yoj(j;:ti'i5|^"felEhM>';j'.iA^  ^dit^:ihfe'in^m -'Croftjj fflaci. '*ya.  yeonlrjiet- ''^^(-l^-^'-^Js*^ v^g^-^ ^^t^^-;'"*_^^ij-%^:.  u-ndiir^^hieh' #:-'t!ipfeaji^i''tous'i��(^ $:  .n6htlt*are--l'fapb^''!^^ tliefisii^'  :��� ora mine'tb'j?_-''.'.-me.^  The.t:.capaeity   pf-. .���tli.e-.-::/'anel',t!Qt4. ;>YHi:.^hipy  j' largely inci^i^eclyto^erini^,;^  tract b;eing^.ciVEri,e3 p>i%.withpiiit yinter^  ference Aylth the]:-tiiesiptiiieiit .6T the ^ore  from tlie company'si pwri niines, wliieli  was only hitliierto hahdledp  Tlie ore Avill. be fiatiiefl by teams fi*om  tlie minej a .distance of SixniileJj, to the  B, & N. railway, whieli Will delivei'it to  one of the coal bfinkers at Oyster Bay,  whence it can be eonveniently shipped to  ^he^Wui*ltetC=TiuV"irse^oP^c^l  bunkers will make it tuiuecei>sary to -sack  the Ore, and as it runs from $85 to .$40 a  ton in value, the operations promise to  be ejcceediugly pi-ofitable. There is sin,  immense body of ore al ready in sight,  and the monthly shipments contracted  for can tliorefoi'e be eontiiiued iudeft  ui'  MERCHANTS BANK V. HOUSTON  Judgment of Mr. Justice Martin.  What the plaintiff alleges is substantially and briefly that the defendant  Houston is wrongfully in possession of  certain logs aiid lumber, Avhich are or  were at the time of the said defendant's  alleged Avrongful taking the property of  one L. C. Lawford, the plaintiff's predecessor in title. Apart from the question raised as to the applicability of the  Bank Act to the transaction now. under  review, the said issue of fact must be  disposed of, and the onus is on the plaintiff. A good deal of evidence Avas given  on the.point, and there is not a little conflict of testimony.  It is urged on behalf of tho defendants,  that the evidence of the plaintiff's manager alone is sufficient to  show  that the  transaction cannot stand, in that it shows  he Avas merely going through a form  in  introducing LaAvford, Gray's bookkeeper,  into the matter.    Without going so far  as this, it is nevertheless true tliat the  evidence of the manager, as a Avhole, does  not sufficiently support the case sought  to be niade out.    His ansAvers, to take a  few examples, to question 84 on page 22  of the evidence, questions 94 and 05 on  page 23,  question  100  on  page 24, aiid  cmestions 111 and 113 on page 25, are hot  consistent with the alleged ownership of  LaAvford.      As  to   LaAvford's   evidence,  it is still less satisfactory; and, further,  his demeanor in the Avitness box did not  impress me  favorably.     The  manager's  evidence    Avas    also,    in    my    opinion;  given   at times  Avith a certain amount  of   reluctance���the   not    unnatural    reluctance, of a m.an avIio realizes too late  that a mistake  has  been  made;  at the  same time, it is iiot to be understood that  I think there Avas  anything  underhand  about his conduct; J;ar from it.    I regard  it--, in- the  nature of a risky 'translation,'.,  with the otherwise laudable intention oil  the manager's part of increasing his bank's  business.   '.Even if tliere Avere no further  evidence  than  that of  these   two Avitnesses, I should hesitate to find the facts  in the plaintiff's favor.    But, for the  defence, Gray's testimony is important, and  satisfies me, if I had any doubt, that the  use of La wf ord's name in the -matter was,  but  a  form.    It  is  true  that he, Gray,  Avas, iua business way, lax and careless;  but T  believe  he  nevertheless told the  truth in the witness box.     The evidence\  of Thompson,  the mill foreman, which  AAras given in a straightforward  manner,  Avas analyzed at length by counsel on tliey:  recent argument.and Avliile tliere may be  y-mMtKSpine^^  -myn-ppmion, after a pcrnsal;S'0j���:'ii��l:M  "peMot sufficient to impai'tfltsllsKb^^  ja^rady.      .   " '      !S^0g^yM&-  ��h .the facts then, as ^^ifi^a^ii^^j  Ifolced to the .coiiclii.sioA&iVdi*?:l^^  IWasJcnowii by tlxg^iffi^pSS^S^te^lWW-^  Taniiriany's Ghieftain  Leads tie Democrats.  N'RW.-Vonrt, October 12.-���Hiehai'd Cro>  ker is today the leader of tlie Deniouratic  party in New York state beyond any  contest. At a meeting of the late committee held in the Hoffmivn house Ia.st  night, he signally defeated ex-senator  David B. Hill, avIio has contested the  leadership - with liim. Mr. Hill  w<as routed horse, foot and dragoon. Mr.  Groker did as lie pleased, and sat in Ills  cliair and smiled and sneered, at Mr. Hill's  wild protests and vociferous objections.  Alaskan Boundary TemDorarily Fixed.  -  9   ������   'If.1*--    v\-  ���   ; n.-s^i-'-r1*1 .\~^"^..      ^hVh *_-*. '   "*X> ^f*rf'M Ji^jj''.''"   V" n "..^^J  r-'cT.i  This Week's B. 0. Gazette.  Victo'kia, October 12.--The ga/.ette for  this week contains a number of appointments of J. P's and other .minor officials.  For Kootenay the folloAving appointments are announced: J. D. Gordon of  Tobacco Plains, 'East Kootenay, to be a  coi-oner for the province. H. ft. Town-  send, Itosslaiid, to be a registrar of intir-  riage licenses and a deputy registrar of  the Rossland registry of - the supreme  court; John Boultbee of liossland, to  hold smalt debts court for the city, and  for a radius of ten miles, \'ico John Kirkup.  The Metal Market.  :;Nnw *"Yoaic*''October''"���'- 12.--Barysilver  ������j.^c; Mexican dollars ,47c. ���'���''. Silver certificates 5iSci��59c, Copper dull;. brokers  $18.37^, exchange $18.50.. Lead quiet;  brokers $1.40, exchange $1.G0@$4.65.  ;'tel-ie'i;.      ...     ..._     i ������--������--.,,..  ! :thp-h;e;l|a^r||VqeH  ; tem'i^i'aryy" ai'riiiigeiiittit^of^li^'^lli^i��*"jSll  ;d;ispnte:  : wlioie ina-tte:  ���: iii!*in:.ieatijf pes-or- pne-^an. e��-'we;reyori|'j  ilWi.g^este'ft.by-tti.^W  John 'Hay,, 'tlie.-^afterieitn!>;s*ee:j^t^  '.state, wai..sigjtytiie\:fost;..*|)ffiij|i's;, *vSMiWjB^l*3f^  : feAV'daySj ;and--yl��e^unifd' :^T%s^etyP>��m0^W0^  Charge-d'afllaires'iil'^asliingtp^  ify theinon tlie liart ���of,-,Grett;iV'?fefcii|i!|0fe^  Sir t-onis said thfe-evftinli'g;;' .;*5^tfe?%i_i>ii|-^>J  agreed ^ uiJpii_ arfe:. ^inrplyy -a:-ljnfe'.'^^iiF-^f^  "n^Oss^Cifiil^^CPa up,      "s="  sigiiilicaMc:e that avc hope thereby to  avert local friction. Of eoui'se Our ai^"  rival at a teinfjorary agreement is satis>  factory. So far lis the original intention:  is concerned, we are .just as misty nseVei*.  I see iio signs of reacliijig an liilmediate  settlpinont. Oanadit/ relitttgioijilios* i|p^  claim by her assent to tlits temporary aiis  range*nent,; and has not tlie  sljghtcsit    intention    of   ailowiyng;   her  ���original--ej)titefi.tion.. to lapse. . ft is.  not out' i)ilrpose to pertiiib tliis neW  uiwfej'staitding to extend a day Iwiiger  than it is neipeHSary. The fact tliat T 'Mti  returning to Canada* iniist not be tulcaft  to indicato that a settlement will be,  reached by tlie date of my leaving England. My rol'uru is necessitated by  matters idtogetlier otitside AUiskan  aWairs, I am, hOAvever, working m conjunction with the colonial office upon iiiie  case, it will not come before the joint  high com mission unless a diplomatic  settlement is prcAHously attained.5'  New Eailway For Vancouver Island.  ViCTOiti A, October 12.--H. Maurice Hills,  solicitor for tlie Esqtiimalt <& Nanaimo  railway, gives notice tluit at the next  meeting of the legislature, he will apply  for an act to incorporate a company to  construct, equip and operate a railway  from Coiuox district, on or near the 50th  parallel, to the east coast of Vancouver  Island, to Cape Scott, the company to be  endowed with the usual powers.  Volunteers for tha Philippines.  Wasiuxotox, October 12.��� The task of  recruiting a volunteer army for the Philippines is practically completed. It is  announced at the Avar department today  that all the regiments havo been filled  except one o�� the colored regiments,  ' i ';*tt--ai.*r._-;."��������-;;  2^��**j*_  THE TEIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1899.  r  <B  "iiB-^*SiB*S*=S^ig_-S  Ladie  ^  ^  *  %  You   can   ah\a>s   ccuht   on   seeing   the   very   newest   and ^  nobbiest   styles of mantles  at   this   store and   in   any style   or Jg  length,   shoit,   medium 01  long,  full or tight   fitting back    Wc ^  have done a   big   business   in this department* during   the  past Jg  few weeks and  the common opinion of the hundreds of women $jjj  who h.i\c  inspected   this   part  of our stock   is   that  "they are jjtf  the nicest a\c ha\e e\ei  seen." \$j  Puces fiom ,$5 to .$25. ^  Childien's coats and ieefers from $1.75  to $9 each. \^j  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  W BANK OP  B  O   BUILDING,  NELSON*.  t:e*:*r:*m"s o__.s_a:  ffi  m  BOYS UNDERWEAR  Boy's Underwear cannot always be had, but our stock  is complete at present and we would advise early buying  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign ot the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  J. F. WEIR  Wholesale  Houses  _ERATED AND   MINERAL WATERS.  THORPI pS-CO   J,IA1IJ I J) -foi 1101 \u 11011 ind Cedar  StlCC-th      Nelson     ill lllllf ICtlUCIS    Ol     111(1     W holcsalc  (IciIlis in ili i(l(1 w ilcis ind fi uiL sjiups    Solo igonts  for JI lit}on Spunks liiiiici il w itei  ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES.  WI     Tl 1 1/1 ]j &.  ( 0-  ���    plum, sheds   Nelson  (UJ01S    supplies     .Audits   foi  JXnici   Coloi ido  ( oi nci 11 ikci md .loso-  v>holoi]i dcilcis in as-  l>cmci   I no tli}   Co. of  CIGARS.  K001J \ VY CI(, Ml M VNUL ACPUI INC. CO-Cornet J) il ci mil JI ill sticcls  Nelson   mmiif ictiirors  of   Koj il fee il   und   Jvootcn ij JJclIo  bi mds of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HT 1 VANS, ,5., ( O���Hil ci heel Nelson -wholesale  ��� deileis in Illinois umis. eeintni iii l bi it k and  Jliceli} w itei pipe md >tiU i i Is mil i,eilei il commission much mts  FLOUR AND FEED.  BIlACIvAIAV &. Kl JI Alii LINO COMPANY LTD.���  I ion! street Nelsoi wholes tie dc llu s in flour, out,-  mo il etc mil li ii und gi un Mills it Ldmoutoii Vie-  toni  ind Sow wesliiimstei  GROCERIES.  AMACDO VAEI) fi- CO ��� Cornci Vei non and Jose-  ��� phine sheets \Wiolos\ile giocus ind lobbu-s in  blmkets Olo\es mitts boots mbbeis iimekin iws uiul  Jiniieis sundiies  K  OOJI"NA\    SbJJJJJ"\     (OMJ'AM       LIMIIKD���  Veinon stieet  Nelson -w1io1ls<iIc giocus  TOWN   CIJOJIJIICJI   &.  (0 ���trout  stieet    \Tolson.  **    wlioles<ile giocus  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  PJJliIfNS &.  (O���JJikei sheet    Nelson   ^holesalo  ���   deileisin fiesb md < inedine Us    Culd stoi ifee.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HWS J IIS &, CO ���Coi nci JJ ikoi mtj foscphinc streets,  ���   >.clson wliolcsa'c de ilcis ill Ji ndw no ind mining"  MippIiLS    Afeenlsfoi Oi mt JJo\\dei Co  LAW III N( J   IJ VIIJJW AIM   COMl'AN\���Biker St.,  Nelson wholcsali dc ileiN in Inuhvuie und mining  supplies   mil w itei  mil pJumbeis supplies  V~AMOUVJ RTIAIlD^AIll COMIMNY JJMITKI)  ���JJllei sheet Nijson wholesale (Jtuleis in hardware ind niiniiit, supplies, piumbeib hid tinsmiths supplies  IIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  mi^llNJ I' UJ I JON _, CO���C oinei "\ cinoij and Tosc-  ���*- plune stieeth Nelson wholcsile de ilcis in liquors,  cij,iih ind ('ii (,oods Af.eiiti foi JJibst Uicwuig ( o. of  Alilw i ikee and Cnlgu} JhcwingCo of Calguj  POWDER,  CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMJT TON ICUI'lll COMI>\N_��� Bikei street,  Nel ion iniiiiufietuieis of din unite hpJi tins,  NtunipiiiK uicl bl nk bin tHi^pinsde s \\holts,ile de ilera  ill (-ips mil luse nnd eledue blishntf ippuutus  PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  ���pAHSONS I'ltODJd C<)M1*\N\- .cmoii stree't.  ���*- Nilson wholesale di ileis in pioviMiins pioilucu,  und funis    A(,i ills foi s,\\ift,\, ( o linioii  mil IiiIiiim.  J*i   (.I'll 1IN A. t O - C oi in i \ ei noli und Josephine'  ���   hheetf    Nelson    uliolt ^ale de litis  m   pioMhiont).  cured luuil* hut tei und c_f,"  Pit SJJjWAIil &. CO -W iucliOiif.es on ( I* ll.  ��� tiuek foot of Stunk \ suet Nelhon ��holufial(i  deiilcih m pioMstoiih pioduee und fi tutt (old stoingc.  Agentf Annoui ^.Co.tfbieon luims luid and other pro-  ductH  bers of the Nelson Distiict Miue Man-  agers'Association, but it Avas  copied by  the  Greenwood  Miner   and   the   Grand  Forks Miner, and   is  being  printed ��� by  papers like the  Spokane  Chronicle''and  credited as an original production of one  or the other of the Boundary papers.    It  was even repriuted in yesterday's Nelson  Minor as coming from that source.-   The  Spokane Chi'onicle publishes the article  with headlines that are glaringly false.  Hei-e they are:    "Trouble is  Brewing."  "Miners  iu   the  Kootenay Distiict Expected to Strike." "Don't Like the Wage."  "Have     Demanded     au     Increase      of  Fifty    Cents . per    Day   for   all *, Kinds  of   Labor."     "Mine  Owners   Say   They  -Will  Close   Down  Rather   Thau  Grant  ��� Further Concessions."    It is safe to say  that no more misleading -words could be  put into type.    The miners at Rossland  aud in  the Boundary  camps  liave   not  made a demand for an increase of wages,  and they do not intend to make any such  demand.    They are  being paid the same  wages for the  eight-hour day that they  received for the  ten-hour  day, and'tliey-  are content.*   It is men  like Hugh Sutherland, and newspapers  like the Nelson  Miner (which he controls), that are hurting this  country.    But as long as business men see  fit to support  them, they  imagine they have the backing and sympathy of the country, and will continue  to send  out  misleading and untruthful  reports.    This merchants of Nelson are doing a  large business with the merchants in  Cascade, Grand Forks, Greenwood,  Phoenix, and other towns in the Bound-  ary countiy, and the trade will increase;  yet some of them help to. keep alive a  newspaper in Nelson (the Miner) that is  sending out reports daily that tend to  create uncei'tainty as to the future of  that section. These reports ai'e the utterances of men who would like to see  SASH AND DOORS.  NJ" I SON SAVi AND IJJ>ANINO Mil I S 11MI I CD-  Coinei J lout und JJ ill Miicls Nelson liimufuo-  tureisof ind wholcNilc deileis m sish md doom rtll  IcjncJhof f ieloii woik made tooidei  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA "VYINr COMPANY 11 Mil TD ��� Cor-  m r front and Htl! wheels Nelson wholesale dealers,  in \Miies (ease mil bulk) ind doinchtic and imported:  owns  FOR PALL PLANTING  ��Jt�� fflvikmn&.  Datlf Edition  Wbek-V Edition  First Year, No 241  Skvknth Yeah, No. 38  every mine in British Columbia closed  down,, until they could be worked by  cheap labor���the cheaper the better it  would suit them. Throttle these cheap  labor agitators by refusing to patronize  their newspaper organs.  The Fighting* Irish.  The Irish in Johannesburg have preambled and resolved to go out and fight  for the Boers. The Irish in Kimber-  ley Ikwc met in solemn assembly, denounced the Boers as tyrants, and declared that, as for them, they -will fight  the battles of freedom under the Union  Jack. Great are the Irish���a people who  never fail to take sides when there is a  fight in prospect. True, the Irish do not  all take one side, for the very good reason  that, if all the Irish were united aud harmonious members of one host, there  would not be fights enough to go round.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  i(ti Fop something* that will please you see what we are m  H showing? in men's white shirts our line at ^  i(Ss $1 each cannot be surpassed. fa  US)  LADIES WRAPPERS  IVjade of good washing Flannelettes ��  nicely finished and good styles.        fa  -��� ��� ��� '���p/'i  INCORPORATED 1670.  Just Received ...  ChristieBrown's  Celebrated  I Ladies' and Children's, Ladies' Gapes and  | Furs are being opened daily.  WINTER JACKETS  fa  Silk, satin and eashmere  shirt  and blouse   waists, a fa  large variety to select from ^  Ladies' and children's Cashnfiere Hose, rib and plain  We ask you to inspect the above goods.  And a Choice,  Assortment of  fa  Biscuits and Cakes  Hudson's Bay Go.  Telephone !3  Nelson Iron Works  MANUFACTURERS OF  ENGINES, BOILERS. SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OF ���EVERY' DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended to.       P. O. Box 173.  Bulbs  fop   Fall   Planting"  20,000 Holland Bulbs to arrive fti September; ��000 Jap.au  Lilies to arrive in October; 1500 Rhododendron*.Azaleas,  Magnolias, Roses, clo. to arrive in Oetobc. Thousands  of Jtoses, Canielias, Fruit and Ornamental Trees. Slirubs,  etc., Krowhitf 0n -my own grounds for tho fall trade.  Catalogue free.  ffl  A  N  D  Baker  Street,   Nelson,  ��  M  xi>  ^^*a:a^^.^  M. J. Henry  Vancouver*, B. C.  Gut Prices is the  Order of the Day  And I want to be in It. I have just received  -Kail���sampled���of���Suitings���and���Over--  coatinjjs representing a ?o0,000 stock to  choose from made to your order at prices  never before hoard,of in Nel.son. All the latest  fads in Kaiioy Vesting, for Kail and winter.  Ladies'tailoi ing in all its branches n specialty.  Lowest prices,   ltooin.s 1 and 11, Hillyer block.  Steve?|s? Tfje Tailor  Big Schooner  Beer or Half=  andhHalf. ...  10  Always Pr-e-sH  Always     Cool  The Finest Residential  Property  in  Nelson  [BOGUSTOWN]  All. the unsold lots in the Fairview Addition to. Nelson are - now on  the market at reasonable prices and on easy terms. This property is very  desirable for residences.   Apply to  West Baker Street, Nelson. T.  M.   WARD, Local Agent.  THE BEST GLASS OF BEER IN NELSON IS  AT THE  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and  Stanley Streets.  E. J. CORRAN, Prop.  WHOLESALE  Butter,  Eggs,  Cheese,  Green  Fruits,  Cured  Meats,  Vegetables  Tj:jst da> & ago tlie Nelson Miuei published . nn, inteivicw v/ith its laigest  owner, Hugh Sutherland, who is also connected with .sevei/al mining companies as  promoter, or manager. The interview  ���contained.no new facts, bub Avas. merely  ft rehash -of the contention*- of the mem-  Canada Drug and Book Oo.,  ���HiUVEII-iiJID  Corner of Baker and Stanley Streots. Nelson  RAILROAD WOBK.  One hundred men wanted on North .Star Branch of  Ctow'h Nont JJailwny, at. Orai-brook, JJi-ilisli Coluiiibiit:  good wages. Three miJosuf slat inn work to let for next,  ���thirty (lays. Tj-anrnjortaUuti rates one cunt nor mile.  TnuiMparUUion can he obtained Mim I'umulijui J'acille  raihvay agen I, at Nel.sou or &l iwy C J'. iI. .station.  lUlKCKJ.NIUi��QK & hVNV  .. Cranbrook. October and. 18SW. ' Conti-Aetoiu    -  SHIPPERS OF THE EARLY'  BREAKFAST BRAND OF BACON  Full stocks  carried at  Nelson  and  Rossland.   Mail orders solicited.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NELSON, B. 0.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and ColFee.  OfFer fresh roasted coffee of beat quality as follows;  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound  $   40  Java and Mocha Blond, 3 pounds.  1 00  Fine Santos, i pounds  1 00  Santos Blond, 5 pounds......  1 00  Our Special Blond, 6 pounds  1 (JO  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  1 00  A trial order solicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors  East  of  Oddfellows  BlooK,  West  Baker Stsest  SCHOOL TEACHER WANTED  For I.tiKkonook public .school, holding secoml class cor-  li/ieuto. Salary ��10. per month. JJuties to i.-oinmence  No.'emher 1st, 1S!KI. vAddrcsN,  .IOIIN V. KIONNKltV, Socretjiry School Hoard.     ,  Kuskonook, 11. li, October iat.lt, ItJJKfc .* ��� .     '  Smoke...  ROYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CICrAxiS   Grove  Hotel  Garden  NEAR NELSON & FORT SHEPPARD* RAILWAY DEPOT.  THE  BEST  BEER  BREWED AT HOME  OR ABROAD  ON DRAUGHT OR IN BOTTLES.  SPECIAL ATTEM1L  The supply Is limited, so call early and examine this stock.  Havo just received a consignment of Harris homo  made tweeds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.  -FBEB-J^SpiBErBakeF-Sir-IelsoB-  UNION   MADE  lootenay Cigar Ian|. Go,  Nelson, British Columbia.  . REISTERER & CO.  BRBAVER3 AND BOTTLERS OF  ep Beer,  t?rompt and regular  delivery to the trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  e  Lime 70 Cer)ts per 100 pounds.  Will deliver in ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on scows at government wharf.  The West ICootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  : Baker Stroofc,     ./ T. Q. PROCTOB, MatiftSer  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby yiven that, in thirty days, T intend to  npply to Ihe chief eonmiisMonei-of lands and works for  periuission lo cut and carry away limber oil' the hclow  desuiihcd land!-:  (JoiiiiiienciiiK at the nortlfcnst corner of IT. 1). MoDor-  niid'i timhor claim, ou Jpitfi-iiuuc uix'vl:. on miiiIIi arm of  Kooloiiiiy J,nke, Ihcncu east lorty chains, llicnce >oiitli  ten chains, Ihence ua��t ninety cliains, Ihence north ten  chains; fhoiic-o cast, forly-livechain,--, ihence .-oiilh lll'ty  chuiiiM, Ihence wu.sl. tlve ehains; llicncOnoiilh (enchains;  thenco wu.sl, seven I ecu chains; thence soulh tun chains;  IhoiiRU wesl eighteen chains, theni'e norlh ten chains;  thence \vcs( foi |y chains, Ihence south ten chain.s, Ihence  wesl, forly chains; thence soutli ten chains; tlience wesl  forty-Jive ehains, (lionco north c'Khly chains lo place of  eiMiiinoiieomont, (JJCO. UltA V.  Xelsun, JJ, ('., .Seplemher2*2nt1, IS!)!).  UOTIOE. '  Nolle" isherehy jjiven that in thirty days, I intend to  apfily to the chief tiomlmssionur of lauds and woi-lts", for  IJei-jtiission to cut and cal-ry away tUnUor oft' tlie below  described lands;  Couilneiiciiig at a Jiost about two and a half miles up  Laf ranee creek, on tile south lti-iii of Jvootohay lake, com-  menein-j; at tlie nortlivvesl. corner; thenco east live chains;  thenco north forty chains; thence east; twenty chains;  thence north ten chains; thence east nine ch.iins; thence  nortli ten chains; thenceeast Jive chains; thenee north  tenchfvins; tlienco east ten cliains; tlience noith ten  cliains; thence east ten chains; theiiee north len  cliains; thence east twelve chains; tlienco north five  chains; thence east thirty-eight chains; thenco north  twenty chains; thenco east Courtcon cliains; thenco  south twenty ehains; tlience west eighteen chains;  thence south six ehains; thence west twenty chains;  thence south twenty-five chains; thence west ten chains;  thenco sou ,li twenty chains; thence west twenty chains;  thence south fifteen cliains; (hence west ten chains;  thenco south twenty-live chains; thence west eight  chains; thence south twenty Jive chains; thence west  seventeen ehains; thence south eleven chains; thence  west twenty chains; thence north thirty-two elinins to  the place of commencement. H. I). McDEKMlD.  Nelson, B. C, August 2i)th, 1899.     _���   NOTICE.  Notiee is hereby given that in thirty days I intend to  apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for  permission to' cut and carry away timber oji' the below  described lands:  Coinuiunciug at a post ten chains south of H. Houston s  northeast corner post, on Gray creek, rininingiiito Crawford Hay, oii ICootenay lake, and thence east forty cliains;  thenco south eighty chains; thence westt.cn chains;  thence south eighty chains; tlience cast, ten chains;  thenco south forty chains; thenco west forty chains;  tlience north fifty chains; thence west ten chains; tlienco .  north one hundred chains; thenee east ten chains;  thenco north lif ty chains to the place of commencement.  THOMAS Sl'KOAT.  Nelson, 11. C��� September flth.  NOTICE,  Nolicei-s hereby given that in lliirly days, I intend to  apply lo the chief commissioner of lands and works,  for permission lo ciitand carryawas'tiinlieruir the below  described lands:  Commencing nl a post, about five miles up Yuill creek  on the wesl aim of Kootenay lake; thence north eighty  chains; llicnce west len chains; Ihence norlh sixty  chains; theiiee we-l. len chains; lboiicc north forty  chains; tlience west len chains; Ihence north forly  chains; tlience we-st fen chains; Ihence north forly  ehains; tliein-e west ten chains; Ihence north forty  uhiliu��; Jhouee west ten chains: thence norlh twenty  chains; Ihence west forty chains; Iheneo south twenty  chains; llicnce cist ten elinins; Ihence soulh forly  chaius; Ihence easl ten chains; thence south forty  chains; liienco easl ten chains; thence south forty  chains; thenee east ten chains; thi'iico south forty  chains; thenee cast, ten chains; thence south, sixty  chuiiWi- tlience cast, .ton chains.; theney south .eighty  ehains; tliunco east forty chains to the lilitco of com'  meiicciiient. CllAlHAiS IlJJ^l.YBli.  Nelson, 13. C, Autjxst iStli. 18U9.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in thirty days, I intend to  apply to the chief commissioner of Jan As. and works for  permission to outaml curry away timber oil' the,,below  doscri bed lands: ,      . ���  (Jomuieiieing at.it post, about twd and a half miles up  from the 'month of a crock running into Crawford Bay,  on Kootetiity lake, and Jcnown as Gray creek, marked  northwest corner; thenceeast forty chains; thenee north  ten chains; thence cast twenty chains; then'oo north  ten chains; thence east thirty-live chains; thenee south  two chains; thence east seventeen chains; thence south  sixty chains; thenee west iifteen chains.; tlience nortli  ten chains; tlienco wost twenty-five chains; thence  south ten cliains; thence west sixteen chains; thenee  south ten chains; thence west sixteen chains; thence  north ten chains; thence west forty chains; thence north  forty-two chains to the place of commencement,  .HAKilY HOUSTON.  Nolson, B. C, September Gth, 1899.  Speeial Notiee to tlie People of Kootenay  I am now prepared to test the eyes  of the people, as I have trip my department a first-class optician. I have a  large selection of gold frames and the  very best of lenses. Call and get your  eyes examined at  JACOB DOVER'S The Jeweler  AECHITECTS.  EWART & CARRIE���Architecfs.  Rooms 7 and 8 Ab  erdeon block, Baker strsot, NeliMn.  ���p.si&.fcss; THE TRIBUTE: KELSON, B. C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1899.  Capital,  Best,  all paid  up.     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATTTOONA AND  MT   ROYAIj, President  Hon. GKO. A. DRUMMOND Vlce-I'rosidont  K   S. CL0UST0N Ooncral Manager  ISTElLSO'lSr   B*R_3_3STC*EH:  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       IlltANCIIKS IN       LONDON  (HrtKland).   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and In the principal cities in Canada.  Uuy and soil Sterling Hxchango and Cable Transfers  OKANT COMMKKOrAI. AND TKAVKLLKIIS' CHKDITS,  . available in any part of tho world.  PltAKTB IRSUKW    COT.I.KCTIONS MADK; KTO.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is nnw prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Sl^aguay, U. S., Atliq, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^on, District.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRRNT HATE OK INTKRKST PAID  UTILIZATION    OF    rUBNAOE * GASES.  The utilization of'the gases produced  in the blast furnace foi' the production of  power through tho medium of the gas engine lias now passed through the experimental stage in Belgium and Germany.  Engineers there are accepting it as an established fact, and are planning and  erecting plants on a large scale. At the  great works of tho John Cockerill Company at Seraing, in Belgium, 'where the  first experiments in this direction were  inade, a plant rated at 3000 II.-P. is nearly coinpleted, and installations of equal  or. greater size are under construction at  the blast furnaces at Hoerde and DifTer-  dange in Germany. That furnace owners  and managers are .ready'''to.invest their  money in such plants is evidence of the  confidence which they feel in the j'esults.  Some account of these plants will, be  found on auother page. ������..'���  The latest contribution to tlie.literature on this subject is found in a paper  published in the "Revue Universelle des  Minesj" written'by Mr. II. Savage, engineer of tlie Cockerill Company, who speaks  with authority, since the earliest experiments in the use of blast furnace gases  were conducted under his charge. At  Seraing the little experimental engine  running a small dynamo has been succeeded by a motor of 2*50 It.-P., which is  now in successful operation; and chu  plant of SOOO-H'.-P., above referred to,  will soon "be at work. The statements  presented in Mr. Savage's paper are based  ��� on results1 obtained in actual practice,  * and should be accepted accordingly.  Tho theoretical objections to the use Of  blast furnace gases -whieli have been  urged by some British and Gentian engineers, liave been found, in actual work,  to have but little weight. Tiie first and  most important of these wtis the large  quantity of dust in suspension carried  over by tlio gases as they leave the stack.  This seemed, at first sight, a serious difficulty; JbutV experience has shown thatthe  heavier particles tiro quickly deposited,  and the gases can be freed from them by  a very simple arrangement of passages  and collecting chambers. There is left  only tho very light, impalpable dust, and  the rapid movement and quick explosive  action in the gag. engine cylinders carries  this forward with such force that in the  2;*50-H.-P. engine at Seraing it has not  been necessary to use any special precautions,  and   there  has not   been  deposit  enough in tho cylinders or passages to  cause the slightest trouble. In fact, loss  clearing has been required than in engines using ordinary illuminating gas, in  which the parts often become clogged by  the 'deposit of particles of bituminous  matter. -  At some of tho new German plants it  has been thought best to provide purifiers  for the gas. The usual form adopted is  the dry purifier, in whieli the gas is passed through cylinders filled with coke. In  a few instances water is used in a fine  spray for the purpose of separating the  dust. It is not, however, considered  necessary to use an elaborate purifier  plant by those who have had the most  experience.  Auother objection, which was at first  very strongly urged against the use of  blast furnace gases, was their comparative poverty. This has uot, however,  been found au obstacle of any importance. With the proper degree of compression the working ofthe engines has  been thoroughly satisfactory. In reality,  a certain advantage is given to the designer, since there is, with the poorer gas,  a less violent explosion, and the cylinders  and Aralves wear better. In the size of  the engine little difference need be made  since with leaner gas a lesser quantity of  air is mixed, and the total volume passed  into the cylinder is not increased.  The gas engine heretofore has been  considered especially adapted to running  dynamos, owing to the high speed at  Avhich it is usually operated, and to the  advantages obtained by continuous running. At both Seraing and Differdange,  however, the new plants include gas engines to run the blast cylinders. In these  plants the cylinders are of large size, and  are directly connected to the air cylinders.    A fly-wheel is .necessary, of course-  but iu the Seraing plant this is not of excessive size, Aveighing only tAventy-five  tons for the 500-1I.-P. motors. It is expected that the engines Avill run at  eighty revolutions a minute, and the  blowing cylinders will be supplied with  Riedler .valves. At DifTerdange the  motors are of the Oechelhauser type, but  at Seraing they are of well known "Simplex" pattern. The operation of these  blast engines Avill bo Avatchcd Avith  interest.  It has been suggested that if the power  available in blast furnace gases is all utilized, there would be at most plants a  surplus. This is most certainly not an  objection. Where there tiro other works  in connection Avith a blast furnace, the  power supplied could, in most cases, be  utilized. In others the transmission  could be effected either in-the form of  electricity or by piping the gas itself,  Avhich is a very simple operation..-  As Ave have said abovo, the use of the  gas engine at blast furnaces is now past  the experimental stage. We believe that  by this means a reduction in the cost of  producing pig iron can be effected Avhich  is not to be despised, even in this period  of high prices; and ��our .iron-makers  should certainly look carefully into this  matter.   Torontonian Has  Confidence  m  Shamrock.  Francis G. Nelson, sporting editor of  the Toronto Globe, makes this prediction:  "While it is true that the two abortive  attemps to bring off a 1 ace for the America Cup produced nothing conclusive as to  the ultimate result of the series, it Avas  not altogether accidental that on both  occasions the Shamrock Avas the leading  bo.at Avhen the contests Avere declared off.  The more that is learned of the detailed  dimensions and construction of contending craft, the greater reason is there to  believe that Mr. Fife has out-designed  the product of the Herreshoff yard. It  Avas a decided surprise to those avIio had  accepted the guesses and imaginary  descriptions of the alleged experts Avhen  FULL LINE OF  the fact became known that the Fife  boat, Avith more power and greater sail  spread, had nevertheless the advantage,  if only a slight one, in the matter of time  allowance. Yachtsmen of the great lakes  have had all along a far greater faith-  founded on their own experience���in Mr,  Fife than in Mr. Watson as a designer of  racing craft. The latter has turned out  for the lakes fine, able vessels, but they  lacked tho speed of the Fife yachts, and  as compared Avith the Thistle and the  Valkyries, the Shamrock, like the Fife  boats on Lake Ontario, is the thoroughbred against the coach horse. Allowing  due consideration for Avhat little there is  to go on, it is not a rash prediction that  the Shamrock Avill beat the Columbia  throe straight races, beginning today."  Thirty Years After.  Toronto Telegram.  It Avas the advice of Hon. Edward  Blake Avhich brought Oliver Mowat off  tho bence to serve as attorney general of  Ontario in 1S72. It Avould be one of the  strangest of the changes Avhich the  Avhirlgig of time makes if the summons  of Oliver Mowat should now take Ed-  Avard Blake out of the Imperial parlia-  liamnnt to serve as the -attorney-general  of Ontario. The idea of Blake to the  rescue is utterly lacking in the element  of probability, but there are dramatic  possibilities in the suggestion, Avhich appeal to the imagination of cveiy political  student.  The Tremopt Hotel  IV|AL0j\IE & TRECILLUS  PROPRIETORS  *��*��������*��� 6*-:fe-  S?ter**%  w  US)  m  w  i(S)  US)  W  i(S)  mmm  Appreciation  i(S>  i(S)  OS)  W  W  #  US)  %  To dispose of an entire car of high-class iron and  brass beds in a western mining town in less than two  months is certainly a record to be proud of, and one  seldom equalled in the large eastern cities. Yet so  great has been the demand for these goods, we have  found it necessary to wire for another car, which will  reach Nelson this week. We would ask the citizens  of Nelson to continue in showing their appreciation of  our efforts to give them the opportunity of enjoying*  the luxurious furnishings of an eastern home in the  midst of the Rockies.  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  iffi.  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  fa  D. McArthur & Co.  3 (^���^���^'(^���^���(^���^���(^���^���(^'^���^���^���^���c^-f=)-t^^'t^-^-i^^^^T^T^7^T^r-l  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND!  FOR SALE  BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL  PROPERTY  30 by 120, Haker street, between Josophino and  .   Ward stroets "$8000  50 b>\120, Baker street,-between Josophino and Hall  streets, cornor ". '.....  25 by 120 witb improvements, 60uth 3ido of Vernon   ���  p   streot..., , 5000  SO by 120 with improvements, south side of Vernon  street ....'.  COO0  2} lot s with cottage rented at $15 per mouth, Victoria  street ���.. 3500  2 loU with cottago rented at $20 per month, Stanley  street  3000  I! lots in block 41D, all cleared and fonced in  2500  AGENTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  j14tli iiistarjt, at 8 p. m.  Mr. Ifewstt Bostock, M  aqd the Hon, M  "WABD BEOS.  Real Estate and General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  The Nelson Electric Tramway Co., Ltd.  LOTS FOR SALE  ON EASY TERMS  Tjnrg-o number of choice building lots adjacent to tho  line of their tramway. For price and terms of riale apply  to the ollico of the company, "Macdonald block, corner of  Josephine .ind Vernon streets.  T. C. DUNCAN, Secretary.  Charles  D. J.  GENERAL BROKER.  x3Srs'Er*Ee^s_jsro*E3  RES-vl, ���BSTATBJ AND LOANS.  FOR SALE  SJUO0 150-Foat Gofii_or.>..  s  5-Room House.-.  4-1 loom House  ;��!XJp  Notiee to Investors  will deliver addresses,  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS-Nelson   Lodge,  No,  25,  Kuigbts of Pythias, meets in I. 0. O. F.Hall, cornor  Baker and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday ovening at  . 8 o'clock.   Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  T. LILLIE, a C. R. G. JOY, K. of R. fc S.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. K. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  NELSON L. 0. L., No. 102, meets in I. 0. O. F. Hall,  corner Baker and Kootenay streets, 1st and 3rd  ; Friday, of each month.   Visiting brethern cordially iu-  V JOHN TOYE, W. **_.      F. J. BRADLEY, Rec. Sec.  NELSON ' XllllK,  Number   22,  Fraternal  Order  of  Eagles, meets every second and fourth Wednesday in  each mouth iu Fraternity Hall.   Visiting brethren wel  come.  ,T. J'RVING, Prosident.,  J. R. WRAY, Secretary.  NKLSON MINERS' UNION NO' !Xi. AA'. F. of M.-  MoetH in JC. I*, rooms, Fraternity JIall, the ili'.st and  i,lhir��l Saturday eveniugti in "each month at 8 o'clock.  >VXsit.iiiKinuml>ei-M welcome."  ' *  -      ��� '  - ��� ���'���  ,  !    JAMES \V1LJ��S, Scc'y;      C'HAS. A. McjKAY, l'res. .  jive the very Rkst Terms to those  wishing to borrow money ou improved real  estate.  'The only company in the province that gives  you tho privilege of paying off your whole  Loan at Ajtv Timk without a Bonus on giving it 60 day notice of your intention Avas so.  GAMBLE <& O'JRHILUY, Agts  British Columbia Permanent Savings & Loan Company,  Globe Savingfl & Loan Co., Toronto.  Lots for Sale  9SptO will purchase a choice residence corner, 100 by 120  feet.  $2100 will purchase a central lot, and residenco.  $100 will  purchase  two nice lots and shanty, Robson  street, Hume addition.  $3000 will piiTCha.se four nice lots and residence,  10,000 Pooled Fairmont i cents.  Blackcock (Ymir) shares 20 cents.  5000 Utica at 1J cents.  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 ill kinds.  If what you want is not in stock wo will niako it for you  CALL AND GET PK1CES.  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  THE mSON SAW & PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  QUEER'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON  Contractors and Builders  Largo  comfortable bedrooms and  first-class dining  room.   Samplo rooms for commercial men,  _***j__.a,:ES ��2 *Ea*E*R xx__-_r  Mrs. E. G.   CLARKE, Prop.  Late of tho Royal Hotel, Calgary,  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  A largo stock of flrst-class- dry rnaterial on hand, also  a full lino of sashi doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY W0RK A SPECIALTY  Yard: Foot of Hohdryx streot, Nelson  Telephone, 01       Jollll    B&Q,  AgBTit  We have a stock of one and a half million  feet of logs at our mill and are prepared to cut  all kinds of dimension timber and ship to all points  on Kootenay Lake by scows or steamers, also by  rail to all points on the Canadian Pacific or Nelson  and Fort Sheppard railways. In stock rough and  dressed lumber, shingles, mouldings, sash, doors,  newels, turned verandah posts. Glass of all sizes.  Factory work of all kinds done to order.  H- D. HUME, Manager,  Tho finest hotel Jn tho Jnterior.  Large samplo rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  "CORNER OK WARD AND VERNON STS.. NELSON  BAITER AND WARD STREETS, NELSOjN  The only hotel In Nolsdn that baa remained under ono  management since 1890.  The bod-roonis are  well furnished and   lighted by  electricity.  The diningvroOtn is nob second to any in Kootenay.  The bar is always stocked by the bent domestic and  Imported liquors aud cigars,, ~    "'���'���'.'  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  WIELS0I SAW & PLANM MILLS, m.  OFFICE ANI) MILLS COENER HALL AND FRONT STS., NELSON,  P. Burns & Co.  Hi;ad Opkick at  NKLSON, H.  C.  Wholesale and Retail   .  .   .   Dealers in Meats  Wholesale Markets at_N.elson8_RossiandB_Sandon and Greenwood,-  Rctail Markets at Nolson, Kaslo, Sandon, Silvei'ton, New Dejivei', Yinir, Trail:, Cffiiud JFat'ks,  Ciise.ode, Greenwood, Midway, and1 Sirdar.  Mail Orders Promptly PorWardM.  mr  ALL KfN'M-.Or"*  ALEX STEWART  Turner & Boeckh blo��k,.Nelson, B. C.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH^FQR   SALE  Containing* 120 acres of land within one and a  quarter miles of Nelson.   For further  particulars apply to  FRED  J.   SQUIRE,   Nelson,  B.   C.  GREAT BED.GTION  HABD GOAL  msmm  X3_S��jIV***E13-6*_SI3  Special rates for carload lots for outside points.  TELEPHONE     ��     ^   ^^ &   fo^  Wood! Wood! Wood!  Good dry wood, all lengths. Leave  orders at Jacobson's feed store on  Vernon street (next door to Tribune  Office).   Telephone 97.  JOHN CROFT.  ONE POjLLAR A LOAD  The undersigned has a largo Quantity of fir, cedar, arid  tamarac slabn. in IC-inch and i-foot letiifthH, suitable for  stove wood, which will be sold tor ?1 a load at tho mill  511   ' NKLSON' SAW & PLANING MILLS. Limited.  Nolnon, August lidh, WW.    . _,--���  VIVtlR,   IB.   C,  ��J. W, SMITH, Proprietor.  EVERYTHING FlK$T-OLASS  Large anfl woll lighted Heated by hot al  Hoasonablo rates Samplo rooms  Electric bells and light In every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout!  MOTHiU  VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus moobj all trains Rou_lcJ-n-a    R   ft  Hourly street car to station flHWHISlUHW, D. U.  Night Grill Room in connection, for tho convenience of  guests arriving and departing by night trains.  NOTICE.  On ami aftel- the 1st of October IS'*), the Grand Central  Hotel will bo run strictly on the J<hiro|iean .plan.  We have titled up a now dining room with a scaling  capacity for ono hundred people which will be run in  connection with the hotel. All meals twenty-tlvc cciiK  payable in tlio dining room. 'Will he pleased to furnish  meal tickets on application.  Rooms by the day, week or month.  Thanking yon for your goneroiis patronage in the past,  and trusting to be fuvorcd with a continuance of same in  the future. I remain, respectfully yours.  K. SIMPSON.  Vienna Restaurant  Baker stroot, botweon Josophino and  '-., . Hall streets, Nelson;  \ MEALS AT ALL HOURS. DAY Oil NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY ANI) PASTRY COOKING A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  JR.     ���eC'tr BHY,     PBOPBIBJTOB.  MEATS  WHOLESALE A NO. It ISf AIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  BaKer Street*, flelson  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  JUST ARRIVED A CARLOAD OF  Anheuser-Busch Lager  Highest class Lager produced.       On sate by the trade in Nelson,"  ASK FOR IT  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd., Victoria, Agents for B. C.  A. B. GRAY, Agent for Kootenay, Baker St., Nelson, Next Oddfellows Building  They lave Arrived at Last  50,000 Bulbs From Holland,  A ..choice, assortment for present planting. Kor the  convciiioiiPfiofithosc who cuiinnt. p-ali at tho greenhouse  a full siipiil)' will he on hand at. Kirkpatrick & Wilson's  and Kiank Tiimblyn'.--, linker struct. ...     -.,'.-.  The Royal Greenhouses, E. Grizzelle, Prop. \  H. D. Ashcrpft;  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly Attended to by a flrst-class t  whoolwriKhfc.  Special attention given to all kinds ot repairing and  ouuUttn work from outside points.  Corner Hoover anil Ward Streets..  i 8*v*p:   Hail Street, between Baker and Vernon, Kelso* ^iA^^^.^^i^^^��i^t^!^^^  ''BT^mr^j!^  4  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., FBI DAY OCTOBER 13, 1899.  The only house in Kootenay carrying full lines of  I &'.-.  SCALES  FURNACES  BRUNTONS  TRANSITS  SCORIFIERS  CRUCIBLES  MUFFLES  FLUXES  OF  ALL KINDS  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C.  New   Arrivals  BARBERS' REGULATION COATS  Very Nobby  BARTENDERS' REGULATION VESTS  WAITERS' COATS IN SEVERAL STYLES  COOKS' CAPS, APRONS, Etc.  J.  A.  The   L,eadingr   Furnisher  of  iiS$';  W%  lt*i*Mi*  t'ip..'Di....i^  Ife'ii\��.��!!'s  \t:tnJ?ys  I'lspf*;-"'!  Is a Joy- to Both Giver and Receiver  ^i^fe  ���CSSSJSS*^*'.-  Newest Styles  Standard Quality  Best Finish  j-        i  mm-  THEY WILL ALWAYS SELL WHEN ANYTHING WILL  AND COST NO MORE  THAN THOSE OF DOUBTFUL REPUTATION  Just Received  %'.->-':-'  ������_."" ���  'a. .  Brushes         0  Combs  Whisks  Soap Boxes  Puff Boxes   ��� ������ - ��� ���m-a- va  Shoe Horns  'Mucilage Bottles  Salts Bottles  Powder Bottles  Ghatelains  A iarge consignment of Sterling Novelties comprising Manicure Sets with and without Amethyst settings. They are beauties. Cut Glass  variety-of-patterns mounted with-Sterling-  SciSsors  Button Hooks  Bib Holders  Shaving Sets  Toilet Sets  Baby Sets  Embroidery Sets  desk Sets  Crochet Sets  Pumice  Fine watch repairing, a specialty.   All work guaranteed.  ri^f;-  *B^-*ECE**E*t SO7S;-0"Hl_7.  **_***&_;, soasr  Winter Outfitting  Fop Miners and  Working-mens Clothing-  omjmETOyAM,  BakerStreet  in  Underclothing, Mackinaws,  Gloves and Mitts.  W. J?. DICKSON  B. H. H. APPXpBWHAITH  J. McPHBB  Kootenay Eleetrie  and DonsMioD Co.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Blectrlc Elqalpmenta for Electric Power Transmission and Lighting for Mines, Towns  "Electric F_cturos, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. Q. Box 606. ;: Josephine Street. Nelson. B. O.  ALL pI/ch Of Blank Hooka, with every- kind of mieeial niiii)K aml~_ irlntetl hcadliiK��. manufactured right here in  kelson, by wcll-puld workmen, who Hpenrt Musir earuiu_K iu Nelson.. Tribune Asuoeiation, Limited, Vernon _U  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  B. C. lliblet lias rented W. P. Brougli-  liam's house, furnished, for the winter  months. Mrs. Brougham will spend the  winter in California..  H. H. Morris, manager of the Vancouver bi'jvnch of the Bank of Commerce, is  visiting Nelson.  Captain McMorris of the steamer Moyie  reports good goose shooting along the  Kootenay river fiats. He says that there  are fully one thousand geese along the  Hats, and that tliey lire arriving in great  numbers daily.  Tlie case of Traves vs the City of Nelson, which is an action for an injunction  and damages, and of Regina vs .Traves,  which is an attempt to quash the conviction of police magistrate Ci'CJise for a  breach of tlie lire-limits bylaw, will come  up for trial on October 21th by arrangement.  Tlie West Kootenay Power <fc Light  Company has the work of stringing its  power line from Bonnington falls to Nelson about half completed. Good progress  is being made upon tlie remainder of the  work.  Dixwell Davenport and A. W. ' Hoss  have completed tlieir task of readjusting  the insurance rates, and will probably  leave for the Boundary district today.  Mr, Davenport's views with respect to  the insurance rates upon blocks 5 aud 10  may be expected to arrive in Nelson from  Vancouver by Saturday or Monday at  the latest.  William R. Ross, the leading lawyer of  Port Steele, is registered at* the Hume.  Rumor has it that'Mr. Ross will be the  opposition candidate for the south riding  of East Kootenay, when the constituency  is again opened. Mr. Ross was born in  the Mackenzie river basin, in the far.  north.  R. P. Tolmie, late mining recorder at  Nelson, arrived here on Wednesday from  Seattle. His friends say that he is on  his way to Sandon to accept the secretaryship of the Silver-Lead Mines Association. It is said that he is to. be the  chief adviser to the political mine managers of the Slocan. It is significant  that Mr. Tolmie is a Conservative.  The city engineer has been instructed  to see that all water .-.pipes, which have  been exposed by street grading, are. protected against frost.  J. J. Chambers won the Roberts bicycle  which was rallied off this Aveek.  W. A. Ward came home yesterday  from a pleasure trip to Spokane, whieli  was marred by a toothache and a snow-  storm. ' ��� ' '  A meeting of the executive committee  ofthe local Liberal .Association -will be  held' at the Hume hotel tonight at 8  o'clock .sharp.  John A'. Turner returned from Spokane  strong in the belief that the fair was-a,  pretty good scheme to- catch the nimble  pennies of "the- residents of all the country tributary to that town.  Judge Forin returned to Nelson yesterday from Port Steele.  ' Philip Lafoud was tried at Port Steele,  before judge Porin, on .the 10th instant,  for stealing money from the person of  Richard Oliver, at Fernie, on September  20th.    Messrs. Ross and -Herchmier prose-  Miss McDkrmott  Miei Tamhlyn*  T!�� "Wonder"  MILLINERY  W YORK AND PARTS P.A  STOCJC NEW AND U1VT0  FANCY GOODS.  LATEST NEW YORK AND PARTS PATTERNS OF  HATS-STOCJC NEW AND UP-TO-DATE.  Lesions in embroidoi-y wnd lac<J -vvork* Stajiiping done.  Orders tftkdri for cushions, lnmp shade-"; etc.  T*v6 doors west Martin, O'lteilley & Go's.  in  I mil: in receipt of tlie Iulcsti in Hiillinory anil iiulll-  iiecy novultiosdirgul; fifdiii Now "tftirki  fcjrtll and ilisp K>t:.  ��� MRS, . E* MeLAUGMy.^  Joseiihiiie Street-. "Our IJukcr.  m  WlC tl���VVE SKCVJtttl) TUB SOI,K A&fc.NC* l'*OIt  IMITATION.**** CAN "NOT NOW llIC PUT ON  Tin-: MAitioia'.  VKKXOpV STHKKT  NKI.SON, U. C,  THOKPE & CO., Ltd.  ��,  *:��  Inconsequence of inereasing ill-liculth of Mr. S. C.  Wnturumii, Ihe linn of Chits. A. "VVatertiiiui & Co. have  been (lisHolvetl. and Artlmr K. ShunvoOtl lias taken over  the business of tlieir old ofllco on Haker stroet. Nelson,  and will continue the hiwine.sH at the same place, as Ueal  KHlnfe and Insurance n_ent;, and ho will be assisted hy  (3. A. Waterman, as iiisiimtjer of the Uentnl (lepartmont  and care of property for non-resident property holders.  The uioini'oi'sof the old firm desire to thank tliuir friends  and patrons for tlieir patronage in the past, und solicit  for the ofllco in the future the business of tlieir old clients  and the people at largo, we remain, respectfully,  OJIAS. A. WATKRMAN,  K.O. WATKltMAN,  A. It. SHERWOOD.  Nelson, October 12th, 1890.  HAIR GOODS AND HAIB OBIAMENTS  : Switches from $2 up.  MRS. J. W.KEARNEYhas openeda Ladies Hair Dressing Parlor in room 1, Victoria block. Nelson, and is pro-  pared to furnish everything in tho way of hair fcoods _  ���  ������,   and hail- tonics.   Treatment of. tho scalp a specialty.       |     ' KLLIOT BLOCK, RAKER'STREET. NELSON.  euted and the prisoner was defended by  T. Gnrd. He was found guilty and was  sentenced to one year's imprisonment.  RAILWAY    AND    STEAMBOAT   NOTES.  President Shaughnessy of the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company, is expected to  arrive in Nelson on the .Sth instant, on  his trip of inspection.  Passengers on the morning train from  Robson had to be transferred yesterday  at the sixty-fourth trestle. W. P. Tierney & Co. are at work at this point improving the roadway for tlie purpose of  cutting out this trestle, but in shooting  rock out of the hillside, they carried two  bents out of the trestle, whieli necessitated the transferring of passengers.  On Sunday next the new time table  will go into effect on the Canadian Pacific's railway and steamboat systems. No  change will be made in the Kaslo service,  but the steamers plying between Nelson  and Kootenay Landing will leave at 11  o'clock in the evening, instead of .10:30  o'clock ,'vs formerly, and on the return  trip will arrive at 1:30 o'clock in tlie  afternoon, iustead of 2:30 in the morning.  On the Boundary road, trains will leave  ���West Robson at 0 a. m., reaching Grand  Porks shortly after 2 p.m.; returning, instead of leaving Grand Porks at 7 a.m.,  the train Avill le;we at 12:20 p.m.  Believed to "be a Case of Small-pox.  Nisw Drnvi<:r, October 11.-���The Slocan  has what is supposed to be a well-defined  case of small-pox. 11. McTaggart, employed at the Silver Bell mine, near Sandon, came down the hill yesterday a  pretty sick man. The Sandon physicians,  when called in, diagnosed his case as  small-pox. He has since been put in a  shack and strictly quarantined. This  morning the Silver Bell camp was also  quarantined, the whole force (fifteen  men) being enjoined from coming down  the hill. The trouble is believed to be  due to the Chinese cooks employed, and  this has more than ever embittered the  camp against Chinese labor.  Yacht Race Again Postponed. .  New York, October 12.���A blanket of  fog over the course, and a lack of wind  caused another fizzle of the race of the  single stickers today. The yachts will  try again tomorrow, but the failures  have had a discouraging effect on the  general public, and tliere was a great  falling off in the number of excursion  boats. *   BUSINESS   MENTION.  Por Sale���Two good pool tables, in first-  class shape: for sale cheap, for cash. Address "J'ool  Table,"-Ho.*c .~>M. KossUnd, B.C.      1      ���   ' v  Piano  Tuning���Orion  E. Dunn,/piano  .tuner, from Spokane, is in llieoity. and guarantees perfect work. No extra charge for,replacing small wire of  felts*   Leave orders at Dover's jewelry store.  Lost���Three .$20 bills.     Tlie finder will  bcsuifably rewarded on rclurniug'tliciu lo The Tribune  ollice.  Porter Avanted.    Apply at Phair Hotel.  Furnished rooms to let. " Apply to Mrs.  L. M. Jameson, Carney Block, Raker street west.  Offices  to   rent'���Single    or   in   suite.  Ready for occupancy November 1st. Apply to John  Houston, Tribune Ofliec.  Wanted ��� A servant girl. Apply to  Jlrs. W. V. Traves, Vernon street, between llendryx  and Cedar streets.  For Rent���A store on Vernon street,  opposite The Tribune otilco. $10 a month. Apply to E.  Kilby.  Our Great  Sale is  Still on  Since it opened we have  sold $3000 worth of the  -goods-frornr-ihef-ho^nkru^pt  stocTc which we purchased  in Sandon. But we can,  still offer  Don't make 0m mistake  of paying regular prices  for staple articles when  you can secure them at  50 cents on the dollar.  Here are some.  PRICES WBIOB  CANNOT BE BEAT  Men's Tweed Pants, regular price  $1.75, reduced to $1; Men's  heavy tweed suits, regular price  $12, reduced to $7; regatta shirts  regular price $1.25, reduced to  50 cents; men's silk ties, regular  price 50 cents, reduced to 25  cents; men's long boots, regular  price, $5, reduced to $3; men's  tweed caps, regular price 50  cents, reduced to 25 cents. All  other goods also at greatly reduced prices.  A. Ferland & Co.  *���  A  LARGE  CONSIGNMENT  dUST  OPENED  We can supply you witt] Cartridges  TO SUIT YOUR RIFLE  Carpenters' Tools  A   FULL  LINE  SHELF HARDWARE  THE  BEST ASSORTED  STOCK  IN THE KOOTENAYS  STOVES AND  KITCHEN UTENSILS  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  ARE YOU BURNING UP MONEY  Because Your Stove or Range Canr\ot be  Regulated to Save Fuel?  IT WILL PAY YOU  TO EXAMINE  OUR NEW STOCK OF  STOVES AND RANGES  Tlie saving'in fuel effected "will soon equal  the cost of the ra.nge. It can be so quickly  and easily regulated tliat there need be no  waste of heat or fuel. New patented ini-  provejnents oll'er you more conAfenience and  comfort than you'll find, in any other range.  TWO CAR LOADS TO SELECT FROM ���  LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO,  - p'i  ��� ���*[  1*1  oao mh sooa  Lang's Celelrated Cream Flake  Sodas, 3-lb Cartons   Kirkpatrick & Wilson]  0ET IT FROM  DesBrisay  OR NOT AT ALL  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B.C.  Get the Best Jams  We have just received a large consignment of the  DYSON-GIBSON   COMPANY'S  JAMS  AND  PICKLES  Also a complete assortment of the  TORONTO  BISCUIT COMPANY'S SWEET  BISCUITS  Baker Street West, Nolson  John A. Irving & Co.  Stracha^n   Bros  _?i_xj*m:_3_*s*b,s, ���esto..  o*p"ei*r__, __eoxts*e3 _3r,oo*K:  1  i

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