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 ^v  v    '.        ^  ^3****&V*f*-  lis  .t,":"s:s��  I'*' ���"'���.:.. ��i"  STILL A DEARTH OF NEWS FROM  Tlie Transvaal and Natal.  Lonoon, October 9.���The duke of  Devonshire, lord president of the council,  speakiug at Sheffield today, said that the  deductions made from his recent speech  at Manchester regarding tlie Transvaal  sitxiation, had warned him that a member of the government could nut be too  " cai"eful in what ho said. "Matters liave  not become more critical during the last  few days," remarked tho duke, "and I  trust this interval for rellection may  eonduco. to a pacific settlement." His  grace, however, added that ho was afraid  the only hopeful sign was tho fact that  tho government of the South African  Republic did not appear inclined to precipitate any acts of aggression upon  British territory, such as tlieir previous  preparations led tlie British government  to anticipate as Avithin the bounds of  possibility. No doubt the longer such an  attempt should be delayed, the less would  be the probability of oven a temporary  success.  "Although tlie government does not  consider it right," said his grace, "to relax any measures deemed necessary, and  although preparations for the campaign  arc still in pi*ogress, I think I may say  that the country may rest assurred that  no irrevocable step will be take until'the  Transvaal has received .and has liad full  opportunities to consider these demands,  which the British government considers  are necessary to protect the rights of  tlieir fellow-citi/.ens and to safeguard  British interests in South Africa. Under  these circumstances there_ is a chance,  perhaps only a remote ch.ance, that  wiser counsels than have hitherto  prevailed, ������.'may assert themselves.  I do not complain of the speeches of  the independent politicians, although it  may' be doubted; tha,t such utterances  tend to peace, but a different kind of responsibility rests upon those directly connected with the government. Although  1 do not regret anything I said on a former occasion, when dealing .with, this  question, yet the" handle which that  speech has given to certain irresponsible  negotiators to open communication on  their own account, has warned me that,  at the present time, a member of the  government cannot be too careful of  -what he says, and that the wisest thing  perhaps is to abstain even from good  words. There is no reason, in my opinion, to apprehend that matters liave assumed a more critical aspect, and I trust  -S**7  p\*VCV  .^  V>  ss^v1  TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 181)9.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $6 A YEAR; WEEKLY. $2.  lands railway management asserts that  over 800 carriages and the trucks belonging to the Transvaal are now in the British colony.  According to advices tho burghers aro  still iirrivihg at Sandspriut, and it is estimated that 13,000 are concentrated there.  They are becoming very much dissatisfied because of their inactivity and  heavy rainsj and the bitter cold weather  renders it very trying for both horses  and men.  London, October 10.���The Daily Telegraph's Ladysmith's correspondent says  tliat a trustworthy colonial farmer asserts  that he saw a thousand of armed Boers  on Sunday within the Natal border,near  Charlestown. c  The absence of news from pSouth Africa  appears to bo due to a heavy block on;  the telegraph lines, which may mean that,  the lines aro occupied with official despatches .and that telegrams'are being actively exchanged in negotiations. At Durban, it is said, messages will- not be accepted in code for any place in Soutli Africa.. No more gold will be periuitttd to  leave the country. .  ALDERMAN HILLYER'S MUSIC HALL IA HARD LUCK STORY REFUTED BY  WILL BE A TRIFLE SHORT AT THE  If!.:'*..  oeai'tivof'pK-uswiS 'from the\Gape,*:<on?/*wluch  /.ff^lyll^t-gl^  y"|**oSi$t^  :: j:fi;i^ii^  '���'��� "will'-'"- 'cftle^-M'bt^^  ������.'^������paTJuvme  '^>$ii^^^  ";.3Kly^3li^  ', :'5ij|��i^'^  ��� y;io;th,elLi^^  ���'^patSiaf*^^ ^ife/'jjiiilitersl of.  J-'^i]^!_;ffttojiisn't."���'���;:' \_'."' ������"''.���  \r'iy0i^;if^^^0i'csviv %oi^^^M^V(^ieyi, lie"- y  ":"|^iiA^5l^ftli��.'y'clfa^nrg":.^f'''.flig ������'shinier"  '���^lelpjiT', 'by' ythey ^^usery".]^  L_^e'"g''ll*^'<|��p^. |,t'iii'_f' 'fit's '. it ^^st-ai'ii^n-'tt'CiScl  ^haS^liigy Giigljjfc'. Mad; landed;; ^teDurliiiia ������  ^i'fijjrijflthji'ciiie^t case? Of'aijjhliiiiiliiOn yffll'  the Bbbrs.  Tliere is apretty general feel-  ^ra'fe^-iBSi'ti't,r Sjttictm'tiiji'fclo.ii. ought not to be iul-  ���IOaa^ to b^&^ war  is declared.  ^^_TheLEallyMall Gazette, referring to tile  End of Tlieir Term. '.   .-  At the meeting of the city council hist  evening a statement of the finances of  the corporation up till the end of September was submitted. The proceeds  froni-the sale of the several debentures,  amounting in all to $04,200, were paid  into the credit of the corporation during  the month, Avhich, with the current receipts, gave a credit balance on September 30th.of $18,045.30. -Carrying the expenditures for September forward there  remained a credit balance upon waterworks debenture account-of $9,703.42 out  of which payment should be completed  for the pipe line from Cottonwood creek  to the reservoir, the cost of which, all  told, will run close to $25,000. ~- The  sewer debenture.account shows a credit  balance on September 30th of $0,072.56,  against wliich there is sufficient  work in  l&ome'^  fcbuncfKlia^^  .seryiee^^-Wjli^  ^lifenibl^  ''ti*i"m%-fs?i;@  :#fi��$0gpv^^ ;^\d<|jpi|iliyy  "$pii&y��tf"mi^  "foX-fti^^ ���'���'��� ti��i -tiotip^ift?  y$0h'"tlfl"v;m '"  matteiv saysl���Hfad not tlfe~l. ilipilTSs"  been giveil arms by* Americans with which  ,'tq fight Sptiiii. general Otis would long  ago have beenehjoying his ease at home.  Similarly With the Boers, -we may have  to pay heavily in blood for the part the  Cape goyevimieiit has exhibited in this  inafcteiv*'  Some indications of the war office's  Gstiinafces. of the cainpaigh is given by  the fact that the authorities have contracted for eight months' supply of. bread  and other ftltfitilii-y requisites (rendered  necessary by the absence of tho bulk ol  theat'inysorvicecorpS). The \Varolliee thus  evidently calculates the troops will be at  liohioagainbythe.'beginningof May. Itap-  pears that although the war office called  upon 25.000 reserves only the pick of  tliem, some 5000, will be retained witli  the colors.  Baron Tweedmonth presided at a meeting of the council of the Loudon Radicals  tonight, which after a speech by lord'  Tweedinouth, deploring the unwise policy  of the government, whose dispatches, lie  decided, were not couched in conciliatory  terms, adopted a resolution for arbitration and calling upon the government to  take steps tending to a sottlement of the  difficulty with the Bders by negotiations  for arbitration.  Pretoria, October 9.���President Kruger, in the course of an interview today  said he regarded the situation as very  grave and considered it very difficult to  . predict coming events. The landing of  British reinforcements iu Natal, he said,  did not trouble him, as he had full faith  in the Almighty.  Capetown, October 9.���The Afrikander  Bnnd has decided to call a cougress in  ;.' November, the members ofthe Bund being advised to refrain iu the meantime  from taking part iu the local meetings.  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JS?lSl^G  ..?' mm.  ..,.,... ... p. ��� , .,  ,.'���' .. 37Ci*8  ........ .���>..',. s .���  .... ��� ��� -50Q- (JO  ... .... ........ p  ���3*27a  .........   ,   ;__,   .    ...  . 3S��lG��_  6 25  ....   .   .   ..    ���   ��   P.'.'  ..     1753 95  ;............!  ..      20(5 86  .,  .. ..  ,.   lO&'iS 70  58S 10  ,  .,, ,  752 i)0     30 00  By-Law is Introduced.  The bylaw is drawn as an amending  bylaw to that known as the "Trades Li- |  cense Bylaw" and tho preamble sets out  that it is considered advisable and expedient to increase the number of saloon  licenses and to make rules and regulations  for the proper conducting and managing  of any concert hall or music, hall for  which a license may bo granted and to  iix the amount payable for such license.  The first enacting section iiroposes to  increase the number of saloon licenses  which may be granted in the city from  five to six. The second section requires  that before any- such license is granted  the applicant shall submit to the council;  a-plan of the building proposed to be'  used as such concert or music hall, and;  that after the approval of such plan rib.'  alteration can be made in the premises-  without the approval of the council.        ^1  The." third section provides that a-  license of five dollars shall be collected1  for each and every day, except Sundays,'  during which such concert hall or music-  hall shall be open to the public. |  The fourth section recites that the. pro-.'  prietor of such music or concert hall shall,],  in  addition to being liable to all other j  penalties prescribed by law, enter into a  bond with the city in the  sum  of  $1000 ;|  for the proper conduct of such premises,'���;  and in  the  event  of any conviction for:  any offense connected with the manage-;  ment of such premises the  license  shall  be  forthwith revoked  and the  sum  ofi  $1000 forfeited to the city. ;���  The fifth section provides that the concert or music hall shall close at 11:30;  o'clock on Saturday evenings and at mid-;  night on all Aveek days.  The sixth section provides that the'  concert hall shall have; in constant  attendance a duly appointed police constable to assist in maintaining order..  This constable is to be appointed by the;  police commissioners and subject to dis^,  'missal by them, but paid by the proprietor of .the concert hall.   .,-'.-���,.;  >���!.  is",-������.s__laerma;n; Speneefiwho���.has;a'^nQtice"AO"6  fniptioji^on .the;^  f'^iiri^^dnif&y^o  ;iti*aGt^|in^ay/jiabsdi^ na^Sil��U'"3d?:.auwQp  ;''^i|ti3p?to^'thi^at^|^  y;f Oil p^yju ^^g|*uiigifM ^ fefr-Wgfc". ;Q^��if^fv6--  'ilpostiiy:-- ^i^^,Moj[ivif0' iffim'^w'd^&vii  ;:'s"lto_ten'e]lf^h^  -; da^Ml WJ_"t'|e:|Cji>_ :^%^^lp^;;^ift- 3'^;.:'-&^?*i  ���������^ladjfi (^ri^i'3ym^t;anaSffi^e;^3  1'ipm% Tip) -%$p1o^elfe';-'^  are;  A Tribune Correspondent.  ���New Denvrr, October 9.���The Miner's  "SilverySlocan Soundly Slceping"iiursery  tale was written by a reporter of  that paper after spending a few days in  the Slocan taking observations through  the bottom of a glass. Most of the observations were taken at Silverton,  where the Miner has one subscriber and  no friends. ' .;  The  mines  in  the  Slocan  are not all  closed down; there is  not  one  hotel in  all the Slocan that is  overcrowded With'  idle men.    Were the  mine  managers to  give the word   to  resume  work in* the:  closed-down  mines, several  days would  -be���required before any number  of men  could  be    obtained.       Around   Sandon  tliere are few miners who are not at work-  on contracts or at properties paying the  standard wages.    Those  who are  there  are paying their Avay, both at the stores  aud   tho   hotels, with their   own   good  nioney.    The hotelmeu in the Slocan are  reali/.ing 100 cents  on the  dollar.    Merchants are not only making expenses, but  are doing business enough to make some  profit.    The best evidence of this is that  tliere are no closing-out sales; no suspensions ; no bankrupts ;  possession.  That the government  porters in the Slocan  with the other statements in the article  in question. It is not to be denied that  the members ef the Silver-Lead Mines  Association and the few member's of the  learned professions resident here are  opposed to the government. An opposition candidate would not save his deposit  were an election held now.  Those in the best position to know are  sanguine that work will be resumed in  the mines before the end of this month.  The mine managers are running tlieir last  bluff, and it. is conceded that the only  thing that keeps them from declaring tho  lockout at an end is their pride ; they do  not like to aidmit that they have been  worsted by men whom they have declared  they had not called at the residences of  any of the people living near the lake  and the worst was then feared. The canoe  has since been found drifting on tho lake.  It is supposed they were overtaken by  rough water, tho canoe capsized and that  they were drowned. The bodies have  not been recovered as yet. W. G. Mit-  chell-Innes left Golden for Windermere  on Weducsday morning to obtain particulars. Much sympathy is felt for him  iu tho family bereavement, which it is  now certain has been sustained.  no  sheriffs in  has  is  m  few' sup-  keeping  Development Work Stopped.  Development work was stopped on the  Yellowstone inine on Saturday. The final  payment of $22,000 was made ou the bond  on Friday, which completed the i>urchase  price of $50,000. The company has quite  a force of men on the pay roll getting  things in shape for future operations, but  no further development will be attempted  until the water power is ready for use.  The Yellowstone mine has been most liberally treated by its present'? owners'' in  the matter of development, and it is now  looked upon as one of the promising properties of Kootenay.  POKER PLAYING SLOT MACHINES  Bmpioyeoi:fy;.-::0;K--?'^^  :f&vMy:y*"^g^*H^^ ^h^  ��� wo'rjSmg- yday^vJiftfea^y^wer''��� -nferi,  "vvoiikirig aiid irio;;re:y nyh- 'id%i ��� ftriof "the  pi'se's'eii^fr, '-'&����� -''ii Wl^i^yid^ '.;imei��' '���; always-  telids to keep fewriytlie SStag^Iof -Bhe iileiit  that-fi^iS "elnpljoyeti. ��h(Wtemng' the JiftUrs  of J^O"r^urthei; tends, Xjidire'etly ybut; efr  fdetively, to increase \*.agfes by rising the general, staudaf.d of living:  for those 'WhOs woislt,- The standard  of living dejieuds; to a gveat exterit upon  the hours ii lUali wdrJs.i, or. rathei* upon  the time he.has to spar Si If a man has  _spare time aud^jias  ste^ly^^gl^ilieut  J)opOKifciil SeptOjiibev .  Cttocks (inl,   liault.'UiilivnOc ur.  ���SWilSM, 52  ,.:Sjy' 17634' 52  ,. 11!) 00  .   llSfiO'J 86  ? 5626,1 38  ..' 71308 (IS  ,,*** D0O8 00  .,. 2;ii3��)  ii^oiTio  &WU5 80  Hotv it Works in t_.e Lardeau.  HovelKtoko Hornld.  It's an ill wind that blows nobody good,  and the partial closedown of a few Slocan  mines has had a woudei'fully beneficial  effect in the Lardeau. Some of the'best  Slocan miners, are securing positions on  good prospects, which are now being developed in the Lardeau and Trout Lake  district, and the Lardeau prospect owners  pay the scale willingly. A large number  of important locations have been made  this season, many of them by these same  Slocan miners, who will soon be mine  owners themselves, with the hearty  assistance they are receiving on every  hand. If the prospect owners think the  eight-hour-$c5.50 scale in opening up such  a purely speculative piece of property as  a mineral claim, works them no hardship,  it is hard to see ho*n it is going to ruin  the owners of the Slocan dividend  payers.   Will Hand Over Documents.  London, October 9.���The Paris correspondent of the Daily Mail says :���"I learn  that Germany is about to hand over documents which-will lead to the quashing  of the Dreyfus verdict."     ���  he Upses or en*joys ill his spo^e^ime Wliat  he earns hi his Working tinie. The man  Who has moi'�� time to talk and listen will j  be a bettei'inan. Ho has time to go to  lneetings. He joins a lodge, or a union.  He thinks more and thinks better. He  has broaded ideas; He lias more desires.  He feels that he needs many things that  lie did not feel the want of befOre. His  standard of living goes up again. Men  tliat liave more spare time will take more  iuter6st in public affairs. We will have,  more brain power at work on the great  pvoblikna of Hie. We Will have more  religion and' better religion, and more  politics and better politics, and better  laws, and better aldermen, and better  government, and everybody; will bo benefited. In conclusion, Mr. Spence sums up  the results of the-success of the movement as follows: (1) A lessening of tlie  number of the unemployed. (2) An increasein the rate of wages. (3) A higher  standard of living. (4) An increase in  tlie eomfol't and intelligence of the people.  (5) Better markets, better prices and the  stimulation of industry and commerce.  A General Election is Imminent.  Toronto, October. 9.���-A Toronto observer just returned from Ottawa says  the talk there among both parties is that  a general election is imminent. The feeling at the capital reflects the feeling of  the country at large. The reasons i">ut  forward are that the Laurier government  is anxious to take advantage of popular  enthusiasm before the flood tide of prosperity has had a chance to ebb; also to  be safely entrenched in power before the  moribund Hardy government may meet  its possible death, and so tarnish the prestige of the Liberal party in the Dominion.  In short, the Laurier government wants  to swing with the forward stroke of tho  ���pendulum,     ;-'.';'  :yG��iiad^s;$rima:;-m^  jiiiyjiiti^ Jii ^;;eqrl#|mpS vi&f I  ^k^Ms^'t^  ^Driilfl&ffvmM^  y'tg*;,: yajgdi-ess^-.to  ��style.  ^Man^.-of.thoser.;:inv^^  'jO0:&^$yi, :cfrii>'; o| .il'fe* .j^'u^ieri^'yfe *'Say-  ��:5^^j^mg ������''iri^-'Mnpfeifc ;jtoyi  1"0iis;y.i;fique;syt),;ihe::'"8&il_.!f': ^^L-lisi^rietl.;"witiii.  ;-gjpjOEijt, plgajsiji^ the. hir-,  :'vl|^iiph.AiEl^ befen' lii^irSss^ci-itQ1 arieY  ;by;;my-.ii:ieu"fcijfc..-tlie-^^^^^ >'I woi:iM':  idli^ilyyjepiiipiy 'W^bii it but fbr one i'easbn.,.  ���^Twi;i|���gj^iey'y^n^t'hl. - ,reas.ohy."^hy^i GiAniiot:  f*Jri^^;^mttfnyStattoii-a's'' I would A^isiii;  In tl|e Jrionfehyof: January Iftst t Was in  ;tlie; Gityy :���� Wtighirigtbii, actiii g -M-.British .-  eommlss;i6uer to endeavor to settle cei-  tain diilieultiesWliich we had with our  Americaii neiglilDOrs. incidentally I inay  ^sayrladies=and-geritlenien^tli<a  the best of faiiiilies little quarrelsome  times occur and it so happens that at  this moment there are not. what I "would  Call a qxrarrel but a iiuuiber of diflicnlties  about the Alaskan boundary question.  (Applause), While endeavoring to settle  these difneultieS in Washington I attended  a dqinonstratiou Very much of -the char-  Bcter of the p^gent one. I heard one of  tlie justices df tlie supreme court state  thctt the Aiiierican system of govcruniont  AVas stiiierioi* to ail systems because it  Avas a govdrnmout by law. Let me say  that I am ^ Canadian^���1 am a I'Sritish  subject. I liave great admiration for  the American constitution and system of  government, but tliis is a fi'eo country  Aviiere liberty of System pi-evails. There-  forei if I had the pleasure of bbing able  to speak my mind, I would have told Mr.  justice Harlam, for he was the justice to  Avhom I referred, that the British system  of government is superior to the American. But, as has already been said,  Americans are governed by tlie laAS*,, and  that being so, we must obey the law, and  the laAV today is that I am not to speak  the English language, but to speak it to-  morrOAV. But even at tlie risk of committing a breach of the law, let me thank  the people of Chicago for their kind and  cordial reception Avhich they have given  to a brother Frenchman."  Two Lives Lost in Windermere Lake.  Golden Era.  On Wednesday Harry Mitchell-Innes,  brother of W. G. Mitchell-Innes, manager  of the Ncav Golden British Columbia,  Limited, left Atlmlmer to cross the hike  for Windermere in a canoe, accompanied  by P, Dooley, the AVell-knoAvn prospector.  As they did not 'arrive attheir destination  inquiries Avere made and no news of them  could be obtained..     It  aviis found  that  Adjudged Illegal.  ���.'; Victoria, October 9.���!E. A. Morris, tobacconist of this city, refused recently to  obey a police officer and remove anickel-in-  the-slot machine in operation in his store,  desiring to have a test made of the law  on the subject. HeAvas indicted for keeping a common gambling house, and at  the assizes today, they jury found him  guilty as charged. The~ police evidence  deA'eloped the fact that, while the prizes  oit'ered by the machine/were for valuable  hands in a game of cards known as draAv  poker, there were two cards short of a full  pack hi the machine, aud the cards were  so distributed upon the five rollers that  ��� chahces of winning'��� were, very much  reduced.       . .     ;  ; '  The; arrangement  of  the  ;cards   Avas  analyzed in court by judge and counsel,.  the ab-  jlnp  ykinu*1*a?|ull?hai��3 ;ia:fti;ish;;��aystmTght|#i.i;eel':  teof:ia?jk'ind;;��*tAVoy-��airs,%-.'o  iwere iiilllrito^^  jiqrtbn*tly>i't_\Vas,'Sno\vii';-tJ���i^  ^ireiplwlfCbyu^Siln  LIVELY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL  Duel Between Aid. Tletcher and Beer.  There Avas a stormy meeting of the city  council last evening Avhen the respective  bylaAvs for the reformation and degeneration of the citizens came up for consideration. There Avere just four members  of the council present���Aldermen Fletcher, Hillyer, Beer and McKillop���and as  they Avere evenly divided upon one of.  the bylaws, mayor Neelands, as presiding  ofiicei*, liad eA'erything his oavu AAray and  killed the bylaw he did not like and  saA'ed those he favored from defeat.  The bicycle bylaw came up for reconsideration and adoption and as there was  no opposition it recei\-ed its final passage  Avithout debate.  The next bylaAV up AA'as the first reading of alderman Beer's bylaAv,for the  numbering of the houses. Tho promoter  said that he had found that it Avould not  cost the city more than one cent per  number, for lead numbers.  Alderman Fletcher at once objected.  He did not like the numbers which alderman  Beer  submitted  as specimens, and;  in any event, ho thought it more impor-J  taut to haA'e the names placed  upon the !  streets   than   to   have    numbers    upon;  houses on iinkiioAvn streets. He expressed i  the opinion that there was more iiriporr ;  taut   Avork   for   the    members    of   the  finance committee to deal with than the  ;  numbering of the houses.    He said  that  since the present council had been  returned there had not been one  estimate  brought down from the finance committee.    The result was that the council was  facing a deficit of betAveen  $7000 and ;  $8000.    The council  \Aras drifting away .  Without knoAviug where it was at." Tliere y  never had been any statement of, tlie ;  finances before it saAre the auditor's statement.    In  any event,  he thonglit that y  the money proposed to be silent in num-  Jperiug the houses would be better spent y;  In building sidewalks,  y "... ;       y; ���:  The result aviis that the council decided  to lay  the bylaAV  o\-er until   the  city  engineer could furnish an estimate of the ;  cost.  ��� ���'; vi; ;^.':";y;  Then alderman Beer's Sunday closing>  bylaw   came   up.      Before anyone else  could .'say   anything  alderman    Hillyer  moved the six months' hoist which was  '  seconded by alderman Fletcher.  Alderman" Beer endeavored: to defeiid y  the bylaw but the division Avas called and y ;  the bylaw was counted out,'mayory:  Neelands giving his vote with alderirien '5;  Hillyer and Fletcher as against alderriien W*  Beer and/McKillop.;���:.���::yj y:y. 'y;;-'; ������::]^.yy\:;-^M^y  ��:;^l^imiarn^H^^  ^amet-telSfeSM-'M-Q^in^  ���&iJpji^i?.&je$*&&ii&-J:&-j&2:ug&k   '   ^riilnigy ...  tteri��ibn��;jof the counsel ;$^;:^h"^-|def��ne*e^  ^vi.i;S).tilia|"-|he reAvard foi^di'ft^ui'g^^iz^  iB|"iM^.AVa|" in proportion^o^ic^!^  ^^s&rai|ii-g them: , . y^i,,yy��y-y^~yy.  !"��� ^|l^i3.5T&i bunic's speci^^brl/ejil^diint;  y_Sij��!j*-��^  'Molrris?;deel4^'i  .thaai^aiui^i? ���.jiu^-"':^^  ['-gt*tj^^n&". ;"j^-Gii^^l'y^^yiM&;|t'0^^^ '  ^;prXl^iite]di^eCtibn ;,i<jfi" ;th " "  Cx|iei*t  ,��Srdu!&  possible  tlie  narrate  tblji  iristead-  i     arid  otlior  jnitrum0rit'  ijlay^fes,-':. W)&ei*i^4^M^Ve'  Wi;i'y'';b;n;l;y* '^vb'yftusli^.liie..  f yfour bclorigiiigy"ip  AVa��    rirbCeediug   to  defend-  disapp'bintments,.  ant'fe counsel, l^efers,. remai*ked sarcastic-  oiiiy that an actuary would be :re.:|riired  in_cou;i,t,, jKiis moved; jtidgc Walkem to  reuiai'k. ��� "He avouI.1 probably noTtelWii"  anythirig m&re about sti'iiights tliau you  know," aiid thereafter poker phraseology  Avent tinchallCiiged. In addressiiig the  jury, Belyea for the crown, flatly declared  that the game offered by the machine  Avas practically dnvw poker and added  coiiiidently tluvt "if any mail played  polcer Avith a pack, two cards short, thcro  would be trouble*" It took the jury only  ljal"��?tn-l;ionr to coine to a ..miliar con-  'ehuUoii',. and .frieuds of the game will  U>\\-ait Avitli interest judge Wiilkeni's  iiA-p-ard of ptiiiishmeiit.  Beady for Floatation,  The Wilson brothers have suspended  work upon the Birdsoye. They  are merely a prospecting syndicate and  sufficient surface Avork has been done  upon tlie Birdseyo to put it in pi'csent-  dhle shape for "flotation on tlie London  market. A repOi't AVill be forwarded to  Loudon and an effort made to organize a  company for its further development.  Sold Lumber for a Smelter.  Thomas W. Gray of the Nelson Saw &  Planing Mills, Limited, returned from a  trip to Boundary on Saturday. At  Greemvood he succeeded iti selling 600,000  feet of lumber to the company for Avhom  Paul .Johnson is erecting a smelter. In  going from Grand Forks to Greeinvood  by the Avagon road at least half a dozen  spurs are crossed. They AVere built by  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company  into as many mines, Avhich in tho opinion  of Mr. Gray is tho best possible evidence  of the mining popssibilities of the district.  A Telephone Line in East Kootenay.  The people of Golden, iu East Kootenay, are taking steps to build a telephone  line from Golden to .Windermere.  -liiosp  �����u|ii3^i^|  months;!  ;hbi;��fc  ���psSeiiv.edi't  ^n-Jnys-Hjllyei^^hf1  .���coiinnittbdpiilo^rm'a^  tb ���s6cui*'ei'au;iEm1el'^^  001^' shops- tortfeimi^o^  ���'tween the;thoui����-oYfy--��&''^n;d'CiS  .-the foj-ejibonr'-'ilpirfelu^  nnd  ��lderinjin^.Ke'|cJl^^ f^*. ^Ml  right'of the ^ftipi^a^^i.M^CS  idg vote.-, tfliik' led Joy;&'*|hife;.j.t��6t^1oips^)J  between ��� alderin{Ej|:;*'"B6^r''''and:'^M^'?t%ipS*.'^;  ^Fletchcr^wh i'chpAVoUid^b^c^nsu,^  pariiamei'ttaity .at .sessions .bf ''tlio- JJ'iJWJt^biil^fj*J  League or Wiomeh's: Cotliicik *Sne IcliBirjy"yy.j,  man decided agiiinst aidcrniaii Flc'tMlfer^J^;'  and the bylaw was i-eyported eoni^let^;^nd; *S|  receiAMjd its ���third leading.  ' '^:*'/;".^t|S;  Tlie byliwvs wilt come up -iKt-titc; 'tfex-fc'%$  meeting of the eotmcil for recdiisMy'i^iBiiig^  and adoption..    . ...    ,   '��� -...���    ������'y^y'yi  Alderman McKiilop Was niade> |tetvfig^"|i  ���city treasurer during the .abseuco. "gf^Xfyf^fs  dcrmnn iCirkpati'ick. ���".-.'."..'"-i-'yi'  Josqph 3'dcksbu ':\yas -hjiidoy Wfcjgif'iji'A^fiSpl  tor, to have charge of tiJiQ city1 sca;^a\in"uyB^  take one half bf tjtje receipts -as his. i'eiiii\j��s "^  iieratiou, ffi*.  The quarfc_rty report Of tlie fire chi*3f '/"i  was adopted. It stated that thoro ha*J ��.  been two fitrcs during the quarter and^h;b .M  losses. It also recommended that W. y|  Pfeiffcr's salai'y be increased from $5d to ���*  $00 per month. ���':'  It Was decided  to  lay the question of    ��S  the colleetion of tlie tax upon fire insurance companies over till the next meeting  of the council on Thursday afternoon.  The application of the Kootenay Electric Supply & Ooustructton Company frit-  progress payment upon ��� contract price  Avas referred to the finance committee  Avith power to act.  The application for a sidewalk on Water  streot from Hall to Park streets A\ras referred to the board of AA'orks with poAA-er  to act.  The report of the finance committee,  recommending payment of accounts and  tho increasing of the salary of assistant  city clerk Wasson from $75 to $90 per  month, aa'us road and adopted.  R. A. Johnson's application for the ex- d  elusive right to sweep chimneys, at $% ^  apiece was refused. . As a measure',��_��':pts-^|  tection a license foo will probabAy be istt^f);  | Pfosed.'   t '���:'';,-���:'���',������?:  ^iifiSSaKE lawsa.1- "*���*"** ntw^fflc*'wr^!S  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1899.  lit?  Ladies'  SQL  #  #1  *  XWk  You can always count on seeing the very newest and  nobbiest styles of mantles at this store and in any style or  length, short, medium or long, full or tight fitting back We  have done a big business in this department during the past  few weeks and the common opinion of the hundreds of women  avIio have inspected this part of our stock is that "they are  the nicest we have ever seen."  Prices from $5 to $25.  Children's coats and reefers from $1.75 to $9 each.  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  BANK  OF  B. O.  BUILDING/,  NELSON.  t*h3*r*m:s c__.��3*Ea:  m mmmmmm^mmm^^.mm^m.m  OYS UNDERWEAR  Boy's Underwear cannot always be had, but our stock  is complete at present and we would advise early buying  J. F. WEIR  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign ot the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  Wholesale  Houses  CRATED AND  MINERAL WATERS.  TJiOJU'J": & CO., LIMITED.���Corner Vernon nnd Cedar  streets, Nelson, mnnufaclurcis of and wholesale  dculois in rerutcd waters and fruil syrups. Solo agents  for Halcyon Springs minora! water.  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  WF. 'TKKTJ5EL & CO.���Corner Haker and .Tosc-  ��� phine slreots, Nolson, wholesale dealers in assayers' .supplies. Agents for Denver I'"iro Clay Co. of  I)cnvor, Coloiudo.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY ClCiAIl MANUFACTURING CO.-Cor-  ner Haker and Hull streets, Nelson, inaniil'aclurers  of "Royal Seal" und "JCootonuy Belle" bt\inds of cigars.  "-   '        - COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ.-KVANS & CIO.���Bilker street, Nolson, wholesale  ���    dealers Jn liquors, cigars, cement, lire brick and  > fire clay, water pipe .and  . mission merchants.  steel rails, and general com-  FLOUR'AND'FEED.  BllACKMAN" & JvKIt MILLING COMPANY LTD.���  Front, street, Nolson, wholesale dealers in Hour, oat-  incal, elc, and hay and grain, 'Mills at J'Mmonton, Victoria, p-iikINcw Westminster.  GROCERIES.  AMAODONALI) & CO.���Corner "Vernon and Josc-  ��� pliinc streets, wholesale pgroccr.s nnd jobbers in  blankets. gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers, muckinaws and  miners' .sundries.    -  K'  QOTKNAY' .SUJM'LY    COMPANY,     LIMITJCD-  TOIIN   CHOUHTCir  **    wholesale grocers.  &  CO.���Fiont street,. Nelson.  ' FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  ppJSURNS.fc  CO,���Haker street.  Nelson, -wholesale  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  HHYKJISifc CO.���Corner Haker and Josephine streets,  ���   Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining  supplies.' Agents for Giant Powder Co.  LAWKKNCK TIAHDWAJtK COM PA NY-Haker St.,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining  supplier, and water and plumbers' supplies.  VANCOUVKIi HAHHWAUK COMPANY, LIMITKD  ���Haker si reel, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hard  ware and mining supplies, plumbers  -plies.   illld   LiHHHlilllS_Slll-_.  LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  rpUHVER, HKIvTOX & CO.-Corner Veinon and .Tnsc-  ���*��� phine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in liquors,  eiRar.s and dry goods. Agents for I'abst IJrewing Co. of  Mil w.iukee and Calgary Brewing Co. of Calgary.   '  POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMILTON POU'DKH COMPANY���Hakor street,  Nelson, manufactiircm of dynamite, sporting,  stumping and black blasling powders, wholesale dealers  in caps and fuse, and electric bhisting'.apparatus-.  PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PAIIHQNS   PRODUCK   CO.MPANY-Veni.  Nelson,  wholesjile dealers in  provisions.  and frulus.  nun   streot,  .  pi'iiiluce,  Aguul.v for .Swift Ac ('o. bacon ami hams.  J.  Y. Uieil'TIN & CO.-Corncr Vernon and Josephine  street.*'.   Nelson,   wholesale de.ilers  in   provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs.  R. STKWART  &   CO.���Warehouses on <;.   P.  II.  ���   track,  fool, of i-Jt.'inl'.'y street,  NeKon.  wholesale  dealers in provisions, produce and fruits.   Cold stor.ige.  A gouts Armour & (Jo. a bacon, hams, Jurd and other products.  non-paying enterprise iu a town the size  of Nelson, and instead of aiding the "poor  man who has no place except hotels aud  saloons in   which   to   pass   his   leisure  time," good Samaritans like aldermen Hillyer and Fletcher and jiiayor Neelands are  putting up a job to depi'ive them of such  a blessing by passing a by-law that imposes conditions that will not be aecepted  by anyone with either leisure or money.  In the fuse place, the wording of the  bylaw is ambiguous as to the amount of tlie  license.   It states that a license fee of $5  shall be paid for each night a perfoun-  ancc  is  given.    A performance may be  "given  one night a week,  and- liquor  be  sold tlie remainder'of the week without a  license being  paid.    If a saloon license  must first be obtained, and Jj5t5 a night in  addition paid, the' license would amount  to $2000 a year, estimating 800 days (exclusive ol?  Sundays and leg.al holidays)  in  a year.   Again, instead  of licensing  a respectable music hall, the business is  condemned without a li earing by requiring  tlie proprietor of   the place  to go  into partnership with the city iu maintaining  the  police force.    The building  must    be    constructed    on - plans    approved   by   the   couucil,  which, constituted as  the   present council is, melius  nothing, for  have  they uot allowed the  fire limits by-law to be violated time and  again?   Alderman Kirkpatrick should attend the meeting of the council at which  the by-law is reconsidered and move for  its recommittal until it can be licked into  workable shape.  With  everyone   predicting   that   the  his foremen and superintendents to hire  none but union men. Were he to do this,  he would cut the ground from beneath  some of the aspiring politicians of Kootenay, and at the same time bring gladness to sad hearts throughout Slocan  and dividends to many a, weary shareholder in the land beyond the sea. Is  J. Roderick equal to tlie occasion?  Ik tiir Conservatives of British Colum-  o  bia   want to  win at the next general  election, they must adopt a platform of  principles that deals with live issues, not  dead ones, and take for standard bearers  men who have convictions and are not  ashamed of them. The people of British  Columbia-except a few mossbacks and a  few narrow-minded intolerants���are progressive. They will not live in tlie  past politically; they have no use for  men Who have been tried and found  wanting, and thoy will not battle on  issues that are dead. They will not support a party that merely sympathizes  with a principle. They want a party that  will adopt principles and light for them.  If the presidential nominating conventions of the two great political parties  of the United States were held Avithin a.  month, admiral Dewey a. ouid be the unanimous choice of both parties���and he  Avould make a president tluat the people  of the United States Avould uot be  ashamed of. ���-���   On the third page of today's Trihune  avj'11 be found a Avonderfully constructed  political document. It reads as if it had  been through a series of sessions of a convention of delegates from Women's Councils. Even David Mark Car ley is ashamed  of it.  * __  ���   HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  w For something* that will please you see what we are j$  showing* in men's white' shirts our line at ^  $1 each cannot be surpassed. m   " : ���   ^  IVjade of good vvashiqg Flannelettes ft  nicely finished and good styles.        *  || Ladies' and Children's, Ladies' Capes and  # Furs are being opened daily.  JACKETS  Silk9 satin and cashmere  shirt  and blouse   waists, a  large variety to select from  Ladies' and children's Gasfyrsere Hose, rib aqd plain  We ask you to inspect the above goods.  B  m  INCORPORATED T670.  We Sell  A  m  #  Baker  Street,   Nelson,  M  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW AM) I*LAiVI.\C* MILLS, LJMITKI)-  Cornor Front. mid Hull streets, Nelson, jiiii.iiiiAi.c-  turors of and ivljolcflilo rfcuJora in '-ii^li uwl doors; nil  kimlH o< fiiclury work wntlo to order.  WINfiS AND CIGARS.  OAIAFOKNlA WINE COMPANY, UM"ITKI") ���Corner Front und Hull Hl.eol.rf, Nelson, wHoIchiiIcdcalora  in wines (eufic "incl bulk) utid domestic nnd imported  CigarK. :  '  ��Jte Mxibnm*  "Oailt Edition   WBElftrY EDIT/ON*....   FrnsT Ykak, No. 23j  .... Seventh Y��ab, No. 37  AmmSrwan McKillop and .alderman  Beer were in the right hi opposing tlie  third reading of alderman Hillyer's music  hall.by-law, for a more poorly prepared'  by-law Avas never laid before the council.  It is well known that a music hall, if conducted on respectable lines, wo.ild be a  jifiiTes and smelters of the Boundary creek  district will be producing and treating a  thou sand tons  of ore a day within six  months; with Rossland's mines producing  almost that tonnage now; with the mines  ab Moyie  getting  in  shape to ship hundreds of tons a month to smelters at Nel-,  son and Trail; with a railway building to  the great  North Star and other galena  mines in ftast Kootenay; with the mines  at Ainswortli. working good forces; with  the gold belt at  jVelson  a hive of industry;, with mining and milling and ..melting in every camp and hamlet and town  iu Kootenay and   Yule, is it at all likely  that ruin is staring anyone in, the face*  except those who  will  not work?   The  only people in all  tliis laud who are unwilling to accept conditions a.s they exist  arc a few mine managers aud mine owners who have their headquarters at Nelson and in the fcilocan.    These men would  have the country go to smash rather than  accept things as  they aro.   The world  will not come to a standstill, even though  there may be some foolish men who imagine it should because things do not come  ���as they have willed them to come.  It is rumored that J. Roderick Robertson is sorely disgusted with politicians  and their methods. It is even rumored  that he will cut loose from tlie Conservative party and become a Radical with  a big It. If he does so, no doubt he will  order woi-k to be resumed on all the properties wliich he   manages, instructing  Starch  A. Novel Invention  For Collars, Cuffs,  SMrt Bosoms and Fine  Laundry Purposes..,  dcqooqep  Beer or H_alf=  an*d=|-iaL_f  TO  Always Fresh  Always     Gool  THE BEST GLASS OF BEER IN NELSON IS  AT THE  Hudson's Bay Co.  Telephone 13  Nelson Iron Works  MANUFACTUKKRS Off  ENGINE.., BOILERS. SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OF EVERY DBSOEIPTION  Repairs promptly attend cd to.       P. O. Box 173.  The Finest Residential Property in  Nelson  VIEW  [BOGUSTOVVN]  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.  Grove Hotel  Beer Garden  NEAR NELSON & FORT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT.  THE  BEST BEER  BREWED AT HOME  OR ABROAD  ON DRAUGHT OR IN BOTTLES.  Corner Silica and  SI'inlay St.reels.  E. J. GURRAN, Prop.  ��� ��� ���  ROYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS.  ���        ���       *       *  Bulbs  for  Fall  Planting"  20,000 IfoUmidBiilbs tonrrivoiii ..cntombcr; SOOO.Tapan  Lilio. to arrive in October; 1300 UliodoilQiuIroB.p?, Asyvlbttx,  "Mit_noIi(i8. ItOHefi, c(:Cp to nrriro ill Oxitobur. Thousands  of Jtosos, Cftinc'Iin.** Ftnit nnd Oriiimioiital 'J'rcas, Shriibs,  etc., giwviiif? on my own grounds for tlio full truilo.  Catalogue,free.  M, J. Heavy     -     Vaneouvei"*, B. C  mm-mmm  The rotiply Is limited, so call fiarly and examine this stock.  Havo just rceeivciLa_eon.signmc_fc-oJ' Harris liomo-   mado-Lwccds from Talbot Harris, Scotland.    ���  FEED J. SQUIBE, Baker St. VelsoB  UNION   MADE  And I Want to be in it, I have jast received  ."all samples of Suitinffs and Overcoatings representing a $30,000 slock to  choose from made to your order at prices  never before heard of in Nelson. All the latest  fads in Ftfiioy VosMuks for Fall and winter. 1  IjiulioH* tailoring in all ite branches a specially.,  Lowest priuott.   Rooms I and 11, Hillyer block.  Kootenay Cigar Manfe. do.  NClson, British Columbia.  R. REISTERER & CO,  BKEWJSRS AND BOTTI/EKS OJ7  Fine hagep Beer.  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewa.-/ at Nelson,  Stevens, Tl|e Tailor  RAILROAD WORK.  One hundred men wonted on North Star. JImuicIi of  Ci-ow'h N'dhI. Hallway, at (.'ranbroolc, Urilish C'rihinibla;  good wages. Three miles of station work to let for next  thirty days. Traiisjiorlalion rates one cent per mile.  Trans|iorl<ilion can he ohtjiined from Canadian IMcifio  railway awrentut Nelson or at any <:. I*. H. station.  JtttKCKlN'JMDUN & MJ.N'l)    -  Cranbrook, October 2nd. JSDi).. Contractol-s.  rick a  Lime 70 Cei-jls per 100 pounds.  Will deU'ver'In ton lots  Crick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on sc-iws at govemmenfc wharf.  The West ^ootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd,  Baker Streofi.       T. Q. PJBOOTOB, Manager  NOTICE.  Notice Is hereby given that in thirty (lays. I intend lo  apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works, fur  I'criirisuini) to cut and carry away timber oil* the below  ilcsciibi'd lands;  ('oiitmcnciiigat the iiortlioa.-.t corner of H. "I). McDor-  mid's tiniber claim, on I.nfranco creek, on souili arm of  Ivoolcn.'iy Lake, 1 bunco onM forty chain-', thenco miuIIi  ten chains, tlieiire en-it ninety chains, thence north ten  chains; Ihence east lorty-fivc chains, tlience -onlh fifty  chains, thence west live chains: (hence south len chains;  Ihence westHovontoen chains; thence south ten chains:  thence west eighteen chains. Iheni-o norlh ten chains*;  Ihence west folly chains, l hence south ten chains, liienco  wesl forty chains : (hence .south ten chains; I Iience west  forly-IIvo chains, thenco north eighty chains lo place of  comnieiiceniunt. UKO, GKAV.  Nelson, U, C, September'22nd, 1.8U0,     .  ITOTIOE.  Noticeislicrehygiven th.'tt in thirty days, I Jtilprid t.o  apply to the chief commissioner of lands and 'Works, for  permission lo cnt.and carry away timber Oil' the below  deseriljed land'H:  t'ommeiMjiiigatapost about two and a Juitf miles up  Lafl'ance creole, on the south arm of Kootenay lake, commencing at the northwest corner; thenceeast live chains;  thence .north forty chains; thence east twenty chains;  thence north ten chains; thence east, nine chains; thenco  north tOnehain.s; thenco east live chains; tlienco iSortli  ton chains; thenee east ten chains; Ihence not th ten  chains; thence' east ten chains; thence north ton  cliains; thenco ciist twolve chains; thenco north five  ehains; thenee bast thirty-eight chains; thenee north  twenty chains;��� thence east fourteen chains; thenco  south twenty chains; tlienco wost eighteen cliains;  thence soutli .six chains; thenee wost twenty cliains;  thenco south twenty-Jive cliains; thence west tenchains;  tliencc south twenty chains; thence west twenty cliains;  theiicosonth fifteen chains; thenco west feu chains;  thenee south twenty-live chains; thence west eight  chains; thenco south twenty Ave chains; thence west  seventeen chains; thence south eleven chains: thence  west twenty chains; thenco north thirty-two elinins to  the place of commoneement. ,H. I). McDKliMXJD.  Nelson, B. C, August 2*>t)i, 1S09. ���   ���   . y       '  . NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that in thirty days I intend to  apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for  pei'inissioii to cut and carry away timber oil' the bolow>  described lands:  Commencing at a post ton chains sou thof IT. Houston's  northeast corner post, on Gray crook, raniiinginto Crawford Bay, on Kootenay lake, and thence east forty ehains;  thenco soutli eighty chains; thenco ivcst.ten chains;  thenco south eighty cliains; thence east ten chains;,  thenee south forty chains; thenco west'forty chains;  thenco north fifty chains; thenco west (enchains; thenco  north olio hunurod chains;��� thence cast ten chains;  tlienco north Ji/ty chains to the place of commencement.  THOMAS SWIOAT.  Nelson, li. C��� September 9tii.  NOTICE.  Notice is liereby given (bat in thirty days, I intend to  apply lo ihe chief commissioner ot lantls and works,  li.r permission tocutund carryawnytimbcroll'ilie below  de-oribed lands:  Commencing a I a post, about livo miles up Yuill creek  on the wesl arm of Koolenay lake; (bunco north eight v  chains; Ihence wesl len chains- liienco north sixty  ch.iiiis; tlience west ten chains; (hence norlh forty  cliiiiu.s; thenee west len ohaiiw: Iheneo north forty  chains; tlience wesl Ion elinins; Ihence norlh forly  chniiis; (Iience west len chains; Ibeucc north forty1  chains; Ihence west ten chains; (hence north twenty  chains; I hence wesl forty chains: thence south twenty  chains; ihi'iicu easl leu chains-; llmnce south forty  cliains; tlience easl Ion chains'; iheneo soulh forty  chains; Ihence cast Ion chains; rlience south forty  chain.;- thoiico ;,e.ast ten chains; Ihence south forty  ehi-uns;, tiiuiico Oast ten, chains; (hence south, sixty  cllaijis; l,lion��o east ten Cllaim*; thenco -south eigliry  chains; tlionco eust forty cliftins to tho place of eoni"  mencomoiu, CHAIUJCS HJJJA'KII. -  Nelson, 11. C, AugXHtlSth.lS!'!).  NOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that in thirty days, I intend to  npl'))y lo llicchiefoomniissionerof lands and works for  permission to cutiind carry UWay timber oil' the below  described lands:  Commencing at a post, about two and a h.ilf miles np  from (be mouth of a creek ruiining into Crawford Bay,  on Kootenay lake, and known as Gray creek, marked:  northwest, corner; thenceeast forty chains; thence north  . ten chains; thence east twenty chains ; tlienco north  (en chains; thence east thirty-live chains; tlience South  two cliains; Ihonee east seventeen cltaiii.s; theiiee Soutli  sixty chains; theiiee west fifteen tjhnins; thence nortli���  ton chains; (hence "west twenty-lire chains; (heneo  south ten chains; thence west sixteen ehains ; thenco  soutli len chains; theme west sixteen chains; thenco  north ten chains; thence west forty chains; tlienco north  forty-two cliains to the place of commencement.  HAIUty HOUSTON.  Nelson, B. C, September 0th, IS!'!).  ONE DOLLAR A LOAD  The undersigned has a largo quantity of flr, cedar, and  tamarao slabs, in IC-ineh and 4-foot lengths, suitable for  stove wood, which will be sold for $1 a load at tho mill  yard.     _  NJSILSON SAW & PLANING MILLS. Limited.  Nelson, August 101 h, J899.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH   FOR   SALJ  Containing* 120 acres of land within one and tv  quarter miles of Nelson.  For further  particulars apply to  FRED J.  SQUIRE,   NeJeon,  B.  C. THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10,  1899.  Bam ofMostrkal  Capital,  Sest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STIIATHCONA AND   MT   BOYAL, ProsMont  Hon. GKO.. A. DltUMMOND, Vico-President  K   S. CLOUSTON. Gonoral Manager  *_<rE!3*_SO_Sr   BIS-A-I-Tai**-  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       imANCnKB IN       LONDON  (BnRland).   NEW YORK.   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on S^aguay, U. S., Atlii], B. C, and  Dawson City, Yu^on District.  Hiiy and soil Sterling Kxehango and Cablo TraiiRforB  QUANT COMMKKCMT. AND TUAVKI.I.KKS' CRKD1T8,  availablo iii any part of tho world.  nitAKTS ISSUED    COLLECTIONS MADE; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATK OK INTKItKST PATD  THE   CONSERVATIVE   PLATFORM.    -  Tlie delegates of the Conservative party in convention at New Westminster  adopted the following platform. It is a  piece of political mechanism that few  men will care to stand on :  "The parliamentary system of the  ���mother;*land adopted in the Dominion of  Canada and provinces thereof by the  British North America Act, when properly carried out, is opposed to faction,  and serves to safeguard national interests,  Political parties with party organization represent the cardinal principles of  British government and tend to suppress  divisions, conspiracies aud confusion in  the state.  The distinctive features of the Liberal-  Conservative party in Canada have been  essentially��� .     '��� '  1. Loyalty to queen aud faith in conn-  try. *  2. Faith "in the people. -  3. Equal civil and religious liberty.  4. Government accordiug to the principles and precedents under the British  constitution, including (ti) Pailuimentaiy  coutiol ot public evpcndituic (b) The  lesponsibility of go\ eminent to pailn-  uiciib (c) The utmost good f.uth en-  foiced as between go\eminent and the  public touchin g <tll executive and legisla-  live ,u<ts to pioseive public ciedit and  tlie good name of out countiy  "5 The uupioveinent and bettennont  of the condition of the "\\age-cainiug  t lasses.  (5. Tlie cneouiagenicnt by the state of  the uibioduction and ui\estnienL oi ( vpt-  t.il in the countiy  7 Active st<ito aid in (<i) The development of ti.uispoi ration lac illfcie& by sea  and land, (b) The advancement ot agu-  cultuie and oi the liatiual 10*0111 ce-5 of  the countiy. (O The iuipiovemcnt of  education.  With fauch piinciples the lecoid of the  L1be1.il Gonscivativc patty in Canada  since 1S07, among othei things, is notable  ioi the following . *���  The consolidauon and union of the  piovmces and tern tones ot Bntish Nbilli  Amei ic.i.  The Maintenance of Bntish connection.  That room of yours needs  "freshening up" for the w%n-  ter months.  You  ~can give-us the- size-(lengthy  breadth, and height of ceiUng)  of the room,, or rooms,  We  will do the rest.   In price,  beauty of design and quality  Oar Wall Paper  bargains will surprise you.  Canala Ifi and Book Go,,  __._**iy_I_?,J3:p  Coram* of Raker and Stanley Streets. Nelson  HAIB GOODS AND Ml 0BNAMTS  Switches from S2 up.  MRS. J. W.KKARNKYhas openedaLadioa Hair Drcss-  Ihr Pwlor in room 1, Victoria block, Nelson, and is pro-  pared to��� furnish everything in tho way of hair'goods  and hair tonics.   Treatment of the scalp a specialty.  An inter-oceanic and transcontinental  railway.  A network of railways over Canada.  An independent national canal system  connecting the middle of the continent  Avitli the Atlantic ocean.  The development and protection of  Canadian industrial life.  The establishment of steamship communication with foreign countries.  The establishment of experimental  'farms and the introduction of cold storage.  Increased allowances for tho militia and  the formation of permanent corps.  The establishment of a government  coast telegraph system.  The construction of dry-docks at Quebec, Esquimalt and Kingston.  The establishment of a .fishery protection service.  Under these circumstances, at the first  convention of the Liberal-Conservative  Union for British Columbia, the following resolution was"unanimously adopted:  'Resolved, that in the opinion of this  convention it is desirable that the Liberal-Conservative party should, as a party,  take part in provincial elections for the  pui'pose of ensuring the government and  legislation of this province oh Liberal-  Conservative principles, and in Order to  carry this into elfect "at the next general election for the province" that candidates be invited to stand for such constituencies as are likely to return Liberal-  Conservative members, pledged primarily  to support a Liberal-Conservative government as distinguished from a government composed of Liberals or partly of  Liberal-ConservatiAres and partly of Liberals, and that a platform or statement  of pi niLiples, apphc.ible to local politics,  be diawn up.'  Foi the puipose ot cnfoicing the cardinal piinuples oi the Libeial-Couseiva-  tive puty m the local government of  Bntish Columbia, we have the honoi to  lecommend the aifiimation and appioval  oi the toiegoing outline theieof so iai as  applicable to local aflaus, and in addition, to pledge this convention, aud the  membei b oi the Libeial-Conscivative  paity "who snppoit it, to the following  piogi.umne foi the piovince of Bntish  Columbia  That ti ne to the maxim of our party,  'by the paity, with the paity, but foi  the countiy,' the mteiests ol Bntish Columbia shall be paiamount, legaidle&s of  the political completion oi the fedeial  cabinet  It is pioposed���  To revise the voters' lists  To actively aid in the construction of  tiails  thioughout the undeveloped poi-  tion of the piovince, and the building of  inovinc'ial tiunk loads oi public necessity.  To piovide for the official inspection of  clovatois and hoisting geai.  FOR SALE  BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL  PROPERTY  30 bj   120, Biker street  betweon Josephine and  Ward streets  50 bj 120, Baker btrcot, between Josephine and Hall  streets, corner  2a b> 120 with improvements, south sido of Vernon   streot    5000  ARCHITECTS.   ilRlE���Architects.  erdoen block. Baker street, NelBOn.  "THWART & CARRIE���Architects.  Rooma 7 and 8 Ab  ���C   firfln��n Mnp.lr   RiiUbi" street. Nel  LODGE  MEETINGS.  XifNlGHTSOF PYTHIAS-Nelson Lodgo, No, 25,  ���*���*��� Knights of Pythias, meets in I. O. 0. F.Hall.corner  Baker and ICootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock. Visiting Knights cordially' invited to attend.  T. IpILIpIK. C. O.     . R. a. J 0 Y. K. of R. & 3.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23, A; _*. & A. M. Meets  second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.  IvrELSON L. 0. L., No. 1C02, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall,  ���*���'    corner Baker and Kootenay streets, 1st and 3rd  Friday of each month.   Visiting brethern cordially invited. _  J OHN TOYE, W. M.-     F. J. BRADLEY, Ree. Sec.  NELSON   MRlK Number  22,   Fraternal  Order  of  Eagles, meets every second and fourth Wednesday in  each month iu Fraternity Hall,   Visiting brethren welcome. ���  .1. IRVING, r^resident        J. R. WRAY, Secretary.  ELSON MINERS* UNION  NO.  00. W. Ji*. of M.-  MueU* in K. P. rooms. Fraternity Hall, the first and  (bird  Saturday evenings in  each month at 8 o'clock.  Visiting members welcome.  JAMES WILKS, Sec'y.      CIIAS. A. McKAV, Pres.  o0byl20 with improvements, souLhsido of Vernon  stieet 6000  21 lots with cott<vgo 1 cnted .it .15 por mouth, Victoria  street 3500  2 lots w ith cottage rented at $20 per month, Stanley  street .   3000  6 lots in block 111), all cleared and fenced in.   . 2500  AGENTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  To improve the administration of "justice and secure the speedy disposition of  legal disputes.  To provide an effective system for the  settlement of disputes betAveen capital  and labor.  To adopt the principle of government  ownership of railways, in so far as the  circumstances of the province will admit,  and the adoption of tho principle that no  bonus should be granted to any railway  company which does not give the government of the province the control of rates  over lines bonused, together with the option of purchase.  To assume control and administration  of the lisheries within the boundaries of  the province.  To actively assist by state aid in the  development of the agricultural resources of the province.  To make the London agency of British  Columbia effective in proclaiming the  natural wealth of the province, and as a  place for profitable investment of capital.  In the interests of labor the Liberal-  Conservative party sympathizes -with,'  and endorses the principle of an eight-  hour law.  To provide an improved system of education. ������  To recognize and reform the system of  provincial aid to medical men and hospitals in outlying parts of the province.  To actively support the advancement  of the mining interests of British Columbia.  To aid in the immigration of female  domestic servants.  We regret to learn that the government of Canada does not intend to assist  in sending and maintaining a volunteer  military contingent to South Africa to:  co-operate with the forces of the mother  land and sister colonies in protecting the  rights of British subjects.  That this union desires to congratulate  honorable sir Charles Tupper, bart. on his  able and vigorous leadership during the  past session and trusts that he may long  be spared to occupy the high position he  now holds, and we hereby pledge anew  our confidence in him and in the cause  that he litis so ably represented, and that  this resolution be telegraphed to him.  [This resolution was passed by a standing vote, three rousing cheers and a tiger  being given foi sn Chailes Tapper, bait.]  This convention views with alaim the  intioduction of laige numbeis of indigent  aliens into the Dominion to compete with  our own people 111 tlie field of labor, and  legiets that the fedeial admnnstiation  has failed to intioduce the legislation le-  spectuig Chinese immigiation pledged to  the people of this piovmee by the piesent  pnme miui'itei of Canada."  The whole of tho above tesolutions  weie then lead and the motion to adopt  was unanimously canied, amidst the  gi eatest enthusiasm.  The question of appointing a provincial  leader foi the paity then came up, and  aftei discussion the following icsolution  was cai 1 _ed : "That a committee ot  fifteen be appointed as follows ��� 2 fiom  Victoua, 2 Nanaimo, 2 Vancouvdi, 2 New  "Westminstei and 7 fiom the Intel 101, to  bung befoiethe convention the names of  candidates for the leadership of the Lib-  ei al-Consei vative paity m this province."  The pi esurient then nominated Messis.  Bowser, Cowan, McPhilhps, colonel Pi 101,  aldeiman Reid, W. II. Laduei, D. Mc-  Gilhviay, J. D. McGiegoi, A R Johnstone, honoiable T. Mayne Daly, 11  K  FULL LINE OF  "W~-A_IR:_D BIROS-  Re.il Eslato a id General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  TUB lelsoii ElectriD Tramway Co., W.  LOTS FOR SALE  ON EASY TERMS  Largo number of choice building lots adjacent to tho  line of their'tramway. For price and terms of sale apply  to the ollice of the 'company, Macdonald block, corner of  Josoliiiine and Vernon streets.  T, C. DUNCAN, Secretary.  Charles  0,  I  Christie  GENERAL BROKER.  IX*TS"CT'R-A-*lSrC*E!  REAL BSTA_!_J AND LOANS.  FOR SALE  5-Room House. ��1300 loO-Foot Cornnr.. ..��300  fl-Room House  .$900  Claries A. Waterman & Co.  CUSTOMS BROKERS  AUCTIONEERS  SEAL ESTATE anil MERAL AGENTS  Baker Street, Nelson  FIRST DOOR WEST BANK B. O. BUILDING.  _Front_D_oors_  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  locul and corhU  Newel Posts  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  ��� of sll kinds.  If what you Want is not in stock wo will make it for you  ��ALL AND GJST PRICKS.  aywan  HALL AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON  Notice to Investors and Builders  "We give the very Best Term,, to those,  wishing to borrow money on improved real  estate.  The only company in the province that gives  you the privilege of. p.iying off your whole  Loan at Any Time .without a Bonus on giving a 60 day notice of your intention was so.  GAiVlBl^e as O'REILLY, Agts  British Columbia Permanent Savings & Loan Company.  Globe Savings- & Loan Co., Toronto.  Gosnell, It. P.  Green, M.P.P.,  .T. A. Mc-  Kelvie, J. T. Robinson, and J. R. Sibbald.  The election of oiTicers was the next  order of business,and sir Charles Tupper,  bart., was re-elected honorable president.  T. Mayne Daly renominated Dr. Wilson  as president. Dr. Wilson replied thanking the mover and the convention for  tlieir appreciation of his services, but  pointed oiit that, under the constitution  the president cannot hold the position  for two consecutive years.  Colonel Prior was then nominated and  was elected admidsfc cheers.  Colonel Prior-thereupoii took tho chair,  aiid the election of secretary was proceeded with, R. B. Ellis being'elected.  Dr. Wilson moved a resolution that a  vote of thanks bo tendered G. H. Cowan  for his past services.    Carried.  D. R. Ker of Victoria was unanimously  elected to the post of treasurer. ��  A resolution was passed thanking  Alexander Lucas, the organizer, for the  efficient work he had executed during the  past year.  A similar vote was also passed to J.  Buntzen, managei' of the electric railway  system, for holding a special car for the  "delegates, and to the Westminster society  for the able and courteous manner in  which'it had received tlie delegates.  After considerable discussion it was  decided to hold the next annual con volition at Ncav Westminster during the exhibition week.  The convention was then brought to a  close.  The Tremont Hotel  WlALOflE & TRECILLUS  PROPRIETORS  w  w  w  w  iti)  HSf  iti)  Appreciation 1  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.  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquorsand Cigars  ALWAYS ON HANDI  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEER'S HOTEL  BAKBR STREET, NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Large comfortablo bedrooms and   lirst class dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial mon.  RATES   $2   _?__I_S  X>_9_-_T  Mrs.  E.  G.   CLARKE,  Prop.  Late of the Rojal Hotel, Calgary,  Hotel  Hume  H. D, HUME, Manager.  Tho finest hotel In tho intorlor.  Largo samplo rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER OK WARD AND VERNON STS , NELSON  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  Tho only hotel in Nnlson that has remained under ono  management sinco 1830  'Iho bedrooms aio well furnished and   lighted bj  olccti icily.  The dining room Ii not second to any In Kootonaj.  Tho bar is alwajti slocked by tho best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars  THOMAS MADDEN  Proprlotor.  yiyiift, ������&.. <����  J. W. SMITH,  Proprietor.  EVERYTHINGFIRST-CLASS  Largo and well lighted Heated by hot ai  Reasonable rates Samplo rooms  Electric bells and light In every room  ������    Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL  VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all trains RfiVfiktnkfl   B. D.  Hourly. Btreot ear to station neWBlblURB, D�� O.  Night Grill Room in connection, for the convenience of  guests arriving and departing by night trains.  Lots for Sale  ��5S0 will purchaso a cholco residenco comer, 100 by 120  feet. ...  82100 will purchase a central lot and residence.  f J00 will purqhstsc two nice lots and Hhanty, Robson  street, Hume addition.  $3000 will purchase four nice lots and residence.  10,000 Pooled Fairmont i cents'.  Blackcock (Yrnir) shares 20 cents.  5000 Utica at 11 cents.  ALEX STEWART  -.   Tumor & Boeckh block, Nolson, B.C.-.  D. McArthur & Co.  m  m  m  ^���(^���/^���^���(^���^���(^���l^-(^-(=S-(S>-f^-lS)-}3-^.(^^T^t^.  m  0  m NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS, k  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. :  ' y<a~'& -a''"*i".*^13;  THE NELSON SAT��iliiaiBlOLLS,' Ltd.  OFFICE AND MILLS COmM0M^kL^iti^0NMsW., NELSON. *,      ���  III AD   0) 1 ICr   AT  2SEL.SON, B  C  *3&'L ���  Wholesale Markets at f^eison, Rossland, .Sandon and CrQenwood.  l_ot.nl M.iikot/S at NcKon, IC.islo, >S iwloii, Silvci-foa, JTew D'o��M*.i. Yinir, Tfitil, Gfttncl Forksj  U.iscido, Oiccn.wood,,M;idway, and Sirdar.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded^ ���  West Kootenay Butch-er Co*  ALL K1N.DS OK  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ��� WItOLKSALK' AN'f) lUvTAlI.  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Ba^er Street, fielsun   ��t' Ci  ORDKRS BY *MAII> RECEIVE CARE^Ol, AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  JUST ARRIVED A CARLOAD OF  Anheuser- Busch  A. B  Highest class Lager produced.      On sale by the trade in Nelson.  ASK FOR IT  R. P. RITHET &. CO, Ltd., Victoria, Agents for B: C.  . GRAY, Agent for Kootenay, Baker St.,. Nelson, Next Oddfellows Building  c,  Royal Greenhouses  Corner of Ward and Hoover Streets.  K. GMX'A'/SAAAl, K.H.H.S., PllOPHIK'TOR  ',;    BULBS!   BULBS!   BULBS!  oO.fWO ol* the ohoicesl. variolic*foi fall plantiiiK tonrrivo  in a fovv Ao.pi "direct from tin; ��rower�� in Holland, con-  .sislitiB of Ilyaetntlis. Tiilips, Uatl'odilK, Narcissus,Seillas,  Lily of 'die, Valley.; Crocus, .lonciuils. Snow Drofis, Ano-  .iiif)iius,.iiiiiiiiiiciiltis,.li'iM Cliinodoxa, etc. Orders to tlie  value of two dollars arid,upwards sent by matt or ox-  lircss free, aiid -at less than eiwtenv iiriccB.  H. D. Ashcroft;  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wftgon ropatring promptly atteudod to tiy a firsb-clasa  Wheelwright. '  ���   "' '  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside -points.  < Sl\op:   Hall Street, between Baker and Vermn, Hel��p�� THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., TUESDAY OCTOBER 10, 1899.  The only house in Kootenay carrying full lines of  SCALES  FURNACES  BRUNTONS  TRANSITS  CORIFIERS  |!,r.  CRUCIBLES  MUFFLES  FLUXES  OF  ALL KINDS  THE LOCAL NEWS- OF THE TOWN  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C.  New  Arrivals  A Daily Train Service.  Tlie contractors on the Robson- Pen-  tictou branch are considering the advisability of putting on a daily train service  when the new time-table goes into effect  upon the Canadian Pacific, about October  15th. If this is done the service "will be  so arranged that a return trip can be  made from Nelson to Boundary points in  a day.    Judge Forin left last evening for Port  Steele where he will hold a session of the  county court.  Tlie Nelson Coke <fc Gas Company put  a crew of men at work yesterday laying  pipe up Stanley street.  Ib is reported that tlio leaders of tho  Conservative party in the province are  going to. attempt the reorganization of  the local Conservatives. It is understood  that the party will not recogni/.e its self-  constituted leaders.  .Jerry McBrido of Robson w.as before  mayor Neel.ands and Harold Selous yesterday upon the charge of furnishing  liquor to a kloochman. The case against  McBride was dismissed, but Mary Ann,  to whom the liquor was alleged to htive  been given, was fined, $5 and costs for  being drunk.  Alex. Stewart came out of hospital yesterday. He has been ill for five weeks  with typhoid fever.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  ".Shan" Ruttan, who has been in business so long at Donald that he imagiued  it the commercial metropolis of the province, is taking a lirst trip through  southern Kootenay. Mr. Ruttan is looking for a location in which to start business, aud as he is one of the best of the  old-timers from the mainline, the town'  in which he locates will gain a good  citizen.  Concerning Canadian Troops for the Transvaal.  Month mai,, October 9.���Dr. Rordeu,  minister of militia, was in Montreal on  Saturday, and when asked his views regarding the proposal to send Canadian  troops to the Transvaal, he said: "I believe, with sir Wilfred Laurier, that all  action in this direction would be premature, and before anything can be done it  will be necessary to summon parliament  and ask its advice. There is nothing to  prevent any man or any body of men  from going to the Transvaal and fighting  in the English army."  BARBERS' REGULATION COATS  Very Nobby '       *  BARTENDERS; REGULATION VESTS  WAITERS' COATS IN SEVERAL STYLES  COOKS' CAPS, APRONS, Etc.  J. A  Furnished rooms to let.    Apply to Mrs.  L.M. Jameson, Carney Block. Bakor street west.  Offices  to   rent���Single    or   in   suite.  Ready for occupancy November 1st.    Apply to John  Houston, Tribune Ollice.  Wanted ��� A servant girl.    Apply  to  Mrs. W.  I<\ Traves, Vernon street, between Hondryx  and Cedar streets.  Miss McDermott  Miss Tamulyn  The   L,eading   Furnisher  Th? "Wonder"  MILLINERY  LATEST NEW YOBIC AND PARIS PATTERNS OF  HATS-STOCK NEW AND UP-TO-DATE.  FANCY GOODS.  Lpssoiis in embroidery and lace work.  Stamping done.  Orders taken for cushions, lamp shade's, etc.  Two doors west Martin O'Reilloy & C'o's.  Novelties in Millinery  I am in receipt of the latest in millinery and inilli-  ��*> "���" nory novelties: direct from Now York;  Call and in.s'pc'H.  jVIRS.  E. McL^UGHUIjN  -Josephine Street/near Baker.  L  ........ ...... ....... ^^p3^^^,,gQp|,;y-: ^;   ._.*������;-���  f tf AW f r4i>��lE- ^R*d^t/BT^IJ C ^BPUTATJQN  -, 4'. ;.'.  It   *:?  It ���     **��'"  Atege c^ l^veftfes eolith  prisiftg Mzmlcuviz Sets wfth an<f withaut Atrie-  thyst ��ei"*fln|*&   They are beauties.   Gut (Slass"  Jn a,j/atiety ofyp^  . .Butter,  ��� Eggs,  . Cheese,  . Gre.en  . Fruits;  . Cured  . Meats,  . Vegetables  yBnuslies  Combs  Whisks  Soap Boxes  Puff Bo|*es  Shoe Horns  Mucilage Bottles  Salts Bottles  Powder Bottles  Ch ate lain 5  Scissors  Button Hooks  Bib Holders  Shaving Sets  Toilet Sets  Baby Sets  Embroidery Sets  Desk Sets  Crochet Sets  Pumice  Fine watch repairing aspeciaityv  All work guaranteed.  Jacob  ���Bii5_*E_*E_=t SC*p*k_3*__o?, *tq*"EX-soasr  Far Miners and  WorMngniens Clothing  one pbice to all Baker Street  S f fi  Underclothing, Mackinaws,  Gloves and Mitts.  ^SHI PEERS OF_THE EAR LY  BREAKFAST BRAND OF BACON  Pull  stocks carried at  Nelson  aiid  Rossland.    Mail orders solicited.    ���  Our Great  Sale is  Still on  Since it opened we have  sold $3000 ujorth of the  goods from, the bankrupt  c stock which we purchased  in Sandon. But we can  still offer  Great  Bargains  in Winter  Goods  Don't make the mistake  of paying regnlar prices  for staple articles when  you can secure them at  50 cenfis on the dollar.  Here are some. *  HRICES WHICH  CANNOT BE BEAT  Men's Tweed Pants, regular price  $1.75,    reduced1 to ' $1;  ' Men's  .  heavy tweed suits, regular  price  $12, reduced to $7; regatta shirts  regular  price  $1.25,   reduced  to  - L   .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  iweed    caps,    regular   price   50  cents, rreduce'd to 25 cents.   All  other goods also at  greatly   reduced prices.  A. Ferland & Co.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKKR STREET, NELSON.  Vienna Restaurant  Baker stroet, between Josephine and  Kail streets, Nelson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY ANT) PASTRY COOKING A' SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HKIjP EMPLOYED  *R-     I_:TJ*R*R'_ra     PHOPBIBTOB  Special Mice to the People of Kootenay  ^^j-am-nowrpFepared^tp-test-the-eyes^  of the people, as I have in my department a first-class optician, I haye a  lafge selection of gold frames asiitfefhe  very best of lenses. Call and get y&ur  eyes examined at .4;  JACOB DOVER'S The Jeweler  *Vi**nj",DO WEIiL TO  A largo stock of flfat-elass dry material on hand, also  a full lino ot sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hciidryx Btroot,.Nelson  leiouKono, 9i   John Kae, Agent  DELIVERED  Orders may be left with C. W. West  & Co., or with.  CHARLES St. BARBE, Agent.  QJHco on Baker street, two doors from Bank of JI. 0,  ii  W. P. DICKSON  B. H. H, APPJjBWHArTB  J. McPHBB  pOotenay leetpie Snpply and Gonstpaetion Co.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Elleotric Power Transmission and laghting* tear Mines, Towns  Electric Fixtures, *_ampa, Belli, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 606. Josephine Street, Nelson. B. O.  -A^k^iI:^ "lt^^^H^X'H1 cv���7 kind o* special nilinK and printed headings, manufactured right hero i  *****.   Nelson, by well-paid workmen, who spend their Gui_i).KH In Nokou.   Tribune Assoclatl      ----**>-  ssocialion. Limited, voraoh St.  U J  Wood I Wood! Wood I  Good dry wood, all lengths. Leave  orders at Jackson's feed store on  Vernon street (next door to Tribune  Office).   Telephone 97.  JOHN CROFT.  KOOTENAY COFFEE cd  NJflLSON, B. C.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and CoJTeo.  Olfer fresh roasted cofifco of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Maeha, per pound. .. .$ 40  Java nnd Mocha Blond, 3 pounds  1 (XI  Fine Santos, 4 pounds  1 00  Santos Blond. 5 pounds    1 00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  100  A trial ordor solicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors East  of  Oddfelfows  BloeK,. West  Baker Steeot  GREAT REDUCTION  HARD GOAL  AMBACITE  $9 JO per ton  _D_3LIV"E3*E*i*E3X>  Special rates for carload lots for outside points,  TELEPHONE  33  C. W. West & Co.  NOTICE.  On and after (lie 1st of October 1809, the Grand Contral  Hotel will bo run strictly on the Kuropciui plan. :  Wo have fitted up a new dining room with a. sealing  capacity for ono hundred' people which will be run in  connection with the hold. All meals twenty-Jlvc s'enta,  payable in tho (lining room. Will bo pleased to furnish  meal tickets on application.  llooins by the day, week or moiith.  Thanking yon for your generous patronage- in the past,  and trusting to be favored with a continuance of same in  the future. I remain, respectfully yours.  1. SIMl'SON.  A  LARGE  CONSIGNMENT  JUST  OPENED  We can supply you witf] 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 Cannot be  Regulated to Save Fuel ?  IT WILL PAY YOU  TO EXAMINE  OUR HEW STOCK OF  STOVES AND RANGES  Tlie saving in fuel effected will soon equal  the cost of the range. It can be so quickly  and easily regulated that there need be no  waste of heat or fuel. New patented improvements oiler you more convenience and  comfort than you'll find in any other range.  TWO CAR LOADS TO SELECT FROM ,  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.  ma�� mm soaa  Lang's Celelrated Oream Flake  Sodas, 3-lb Cartons   irkeatrick & Wilson  GET IT FROM  _��� DesBrisay  OB NOT AT ALL  BAKER STREET,  NELSON, B. G.  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 Stroot Wost, Nolson   John A. Irving cfr Co.  Strachan   Bros.  PLUMBBES,  -EJ-I-O-  O^E'K.A.   *E3:0*Cr��3S   BLOCK

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