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Array WAR NEWS THAT^IS MORE OR  Less Indefinite.  London,  October 24.���General  White  litis  hot, " fought  his way out of Ltidy-  smith,"  as  published  in  New York,-be-  cause he left Ladysmith  Saturday morning and captured Elandslaagte, which is  eighteen miles out, and he litis  since, apparently,   moved   towards   Waschbank.  He expected to unite  with  general Yule  in   the   neighborhood    of    Waschbank,  thei'efore his fight with the Orange Free  State troops must luive  occurred  nearly  twenty-five  miles  out from  Ladysmith,  and as it took  place  on the  Ladysmith-  Newcastle  road,  which   i-uiis  some two  miles west and almost parallel  with the  railway, he evidently encountered a Free  Sttite force which had taken up a position  in   J3iggai-sborg   hills,  and   blocked  the  road  between  Ladysmith  and   Gleneoe,  tilso   threatening   general  Yule's   Hank.  ���The'disposal pf tlie Free  State foi'ces improves  the  British" position  tit  Waschbank,  if general White decides  to  wait  there for general Joubert.  Capktown, October 21.���Dundee re-  ports say that the disaster at Blandslaagt  luis staggered the Boers, and tluit there  is no cause for anxiety now. Kimberley  was safe up. to tho night of the 22nd.  The story comes from Ladysmith that  the Boers shelled Dundee on .Sunday  evening with heiivy guns, aiming at the  magazine. The British gnus could li'ot  reach the Boer position, and the former  shifted a mile or so back out of reach.  London, October 2d.���The official report from Mafeking, dated cthe 15th,  states that in the armoreel train fight the  Boei's lost 53 killed, many being wounded.  The British lost 2 killed and 15 wounded.  Capetown, October 24.���The Boers are  offering facilities at Mafeking for the  exchanging of prisoners. It is claimed  firing was done upon an ambulance train  by the Boers in mistake. Native runners  ���report the force of Boers was defeated by  roue  WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 25, 1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A TEAR; WEEKLY,  British at Tuli, near Mafeking.    No par  ticulars are given. ���  ,  London," October 24.���The colonial  office has received a-'cablegram stating  that president Steyn of the Orange Fi'ee  Sttite .has'issued a proclamation annexing  that part of Cape Colony which is north  of the Vaal river.  ���������" "Lorenzo' Marques, Delagoa Bay, October 24.���Dr. Jameson, who became famous  through the raid which he headed into  the Transvaal, and his compjinion, colonel  Grey, have arrived here froni England.  Capetown, October 24.���A private  telegram from Delagott Bay says : "'A  man who has iust arrived here from  Johannesburg a��serts that ther Tiansvsml  government litis appropriated 8*30 beds in  private houses in Johain lesbui g for  wounded Boers from the front." The  Boer organs, according to tliis information, are doing everything to-minimize  the Boer losses, and all sorts oi" misstatements and misrepresentations are  employed.  London, October 24.���The war office  published this evening this dispatch from  colonel Baden-Powell, British commander  jit Mafeking, dated October loth and forwarded from Capetown: All well here.  In a fight today four miles*from Mafeking, the armored train, a section of  police, and two squadrons of the protectorate regiment repulsed the enemy,  losing two killed and fifteen wounded,  the latter including lieutenant Bentinck,  Ninth Lancers, 'and lieutenant Bi'ay of  the protectorate regiment, both slightly.  Not Liable For Such. Claims.  London, October 21.���The first lord of  the treasury and government leader, A.  J. Balfour, replying iu the house of commons to a question regarding the-damage  done the Roman Catholic missions jn  Somoa by the shells of tho British  ships,  said  only  a single case had  war-  been  brought to the notice of the government,  adding that any claim would be fully  considered. But, he pointed out, according to principles of international law, the  government was uuder no liability to  compensate for losses caused by operations of war.  Short on Marksmen.  VlcTourA, October 21.���When the eiti-  /.gus' committee close up jiceounts they  will liave neatly tfitOO apiece for the  twenty-six Victorians who volunteered  foi- service in the Transvaal. lo is a  singular fact that while a special invitation was given to marksmen to volunteer,  captain Blauchaid, who does not carry a  rifle, was the only crack shot to volunteer  from here, while sergejuit Mescope and  gunner Nohman represent the shooting  talent of Vancouver and Now Westminster respectively.  Police Scandal in Victoria.  Victoria, October 24.���Some interesting revelations in police methods are  . promised during the next few days,  hastened by the falling out between-  senior sergeant Walker and constable Clayards whom tho latter suspended for neglect of duty. Clayards  after his suspension came into court  as Avitness on behalf of the prostitute  whom Walker had summoned, and  backed up her story that the sergeant  had attempted to extort money from her.  The troops Will "Remain.  WASHINeTON, October 24.���Governor  Steuneiiberg of Idaho had another con*  fereuce today with-Secretary Root respecting the maintenance in federal custody of  the miners who are now held as prisoners  iu Idaho by the ti'oops. The war department is anxious to escape the responsibility for the further care of these prisoners.  On the other hand,governor Steunenberg  can not see his way clear to accept their  custody, because he has uot a .sufficient  force to take care of them, Secretary  Root suggested that the governor issue a  call for a special session of the legislature  to deal' with the question. Meanwhile  the war department will continue, for a  time at least, to hold the prisoners.  JOINT ATTACiUIN KIMBERLEY  Is the Boer Programme.  London, October 25.���The Daily Tele-^  graph has the following from Deear,  Cape Colony, dated Monday evening:  The Ti'ansvaal government are about  issuing a proclamation declaring the district nortli of the Vaal river and including Bechuanaland, to be Boer territory.  Commandant, Cronje, who has been  twice repulsed at Mafeking, is said to be  advancing on Kimberley, and to be im-  prifoiling men and seizing stores and munitions in British territory. He left a  small force investing Mafeking. The  Free State Boers are moving westward  iii order to join him for tin attack on  Kimberley.  The despatch riders who are coming  down to the; Orange river from Kimberley are .performing daring feats. They  ride through the Boer lines under cover  of darkness and get to the Orange river'  without taking tiny rest save for a  change'of horses. The distance is�� sixty  miles.  A dispatch from Kimberley, dated  October 21st, says the position in Kirn-  berly is unchanged. The siege continues.  Yesterday the armored train found the  enemy in the same position in the Spyt-  foutein neighborhood. The prisoners  who wei'e captured when the armored  tiaiu was destroyed by the'Boers at  Kraaipan, are now reported alive and  well treated.  The Boers hoisted the flag of the  Transvaal over Vryburg on October 18th  and aro about issuing a proclamation that  Bechuanaland now forms a part of the  Ti'ansvaal. This is regaided as a movement to induce the colonial Dutch to  join the republic without incurring a risk  hereafter of the chargo of liigk treason  if the Boers are ultimately defeated.  Colonel Kekwich, on hearing of it,, im^  mediately issued a proclamation notify^  ing the people that if any British  subjects wore found assisting her  majesty's enemies, either dii ectly or indirectly such persons would be punished  as rebels.  AN INTERVIEW THAT MAY LEAD  BY A SWIFT MARCH GENERALYULE  Effects a Junction "With General White.  London, October 25.���The Capetown  correspondent of the Daily Mail, telegraphing at 9.45 p.m. yesterday, says :  " General Yule has performed a brilliant  stategical movement. By a swift march  to tho south, leaving Gleneoe empty, he  has effected a junction of his forces with  tho.e of general White, slightly north of  Ladysmith. The two are now in a position to offer battle. I believe the first  attack will be made on the Free State  foice which entered Natal by way of  "Tintwa-pass-rand-which-lias-siiiee-beeu-  harassiug Ladysmith. The military authorities decided that by joining their  forces the two generals would be better  able to cope with one large force at a  Lime, than having two small detachments  to oppose simultaneously. Accordingly,  after defeating the Free State troops,  they will oiler battle to commandant-  general Joubert. Only forty miles now  septu ate the two Boer forces, Iience the  need for swift and telling action. The  two suctions of the Boor army together  outnumber the entire British force three  to ono. Hard fighting is cei'lain at a  very early date. Our men are confident,  and theic is much enthusiasm. The  fighting today outside Ladysmith was a  mere brush. The losses on oithcr side  were insiguificent. It was an artillery  duel, in which the Boers came oil" decidedly the worst."  Dawson Wants to Send a Hundred Men.  Victoria, October 24.���News from the  nortli todtiy is that Dawson has caught  the war fever, and her citizens send an  offer to contribute a hundred men aud  the money to equip and pay them on  service, to fight for the British cause in  South Africa, Many of the volunteers  are time expired men of the Northwest  Mounted Police, and splendid cavalry  soldiers.           EobberietJ at Montreal.  MontiikaIj, October 24.���A daring burglary was committed hero early Sunday  moining on the premises of the Ljing  Manufacturing Company, wholesale biscuit and candy manufacturers. The  burglars bound and gagged the night  watchman. They only secured, however,  about $250. Gurd & Co., ginger ale manufacturers, were also robbed of $250 on  Saturday.  To Satisfactory Kesults.  The interview which  mayor Neelauds  and city clerk Strachau had with  presi-  dent Shaughnessy on   Monday evening  was highly  satisfactory.    Their mission,  in tho first'instance, was to place before  the    railway    president    the   difficulty  which had cropped up between the city  and the railway company with respect to  the Hall street recreation grounds.  They  found  president Shaughnessy prepared'  to discuss the matter without quibbling.  In the first place, he stated that if there  had been any agreement, verbal or writ-]  ten, ou the part of the  railway-company'  to transfer to the city the lots  embraced  within the present recreation  ground, it  would be carried out.     The representatives of the corporation had no difficulty  in convincing Mr. Shaughnessy that there  had  been  such an  agreement, and  the  prospect of the city's securing the lots in  question   is now higher  than  ever.    It  will  now be  referred  to Mi". Hamilton,  the company^s land commissioner, and a  settlement satisfactory to the city may;  be expected. '  Mr.   Shaughnessy then  proceeded   to  talk of matters of general interest to tlie  people of Nelson.    As a beginning, he offered it as his opinion that the future of:  Nelson  was  assured.     He followed this  up with the statement that the Canadian-  Pacific Railway Company had decided to:  make Nelson a divisional point.     In line.'  with this policy, the company would proceed at once with  the  rearrangement of.  ��� the-company's.yard in this city.    This he  said would embrace  extensive improvements along  the  water  front, including  the building of shops, a new station, and  and another  wharf.     Mr.  Shaughnessy  stated   that   he   had   looked   over   the  ground  and   appreciated the inconvenience which had been  occasioned -during  the high water of 1894.    He  added, that  in the rearrangement contemplated such  provision would be made as  would prevent   a    reoccurrence  of   the   difficulty  of 1894.    As the company  contemplated  large expenditures in Nelson in the eree-  tiou of divisional facilities, Mr. Shaughnessy  sttited  that  the  company  would  naturally expect some consideration from  the city in the  way of exemption  from  taxation 'for a given period, at least of  the works which it was proposed to put  up.    In this he was met  by the mayor,  who assured him that he was satisfied in  his own mind that the  eity would deal  generously  with   the   company in this  respect.  In speaking of the company's intentions with respect to the completion of  tlie Crow's Nest Pass branch, by building  the connecting link between Nelson aud  Kootenay1 Landing, t Mr. Shaughnessy  plainly intimated that the company  would not attempt to complete its contract if au extension could be secured  from the Dominion government. The  only portion of the road which the company contemplated building at pi'esent  was the line fiom Nelson to Balfour.  This, he said, would be undertaken at  once. Its completion would enable the  company to make the transfer from  Kootenay Landing in about two hours.  A MILLION A YEAR TAKEN FROM  Curling Club Meeting.  The Nelson Curling Club met last night  in the b_oard^f~tl^e~roonis^~_Tli_reAveie"  present: Judge Forin (in the chair), N.  T. iMacleod (secretary), Dr. Hall, and  Messrs. Lamont, Walley, Dill, Anderson,  W. W. Beer, Tamblyn, Carrie, Lawrence,  Goodeve, Perrier, Bae, and R. J. Hamilton.  The following new members wei'e enrolled: A. Perrier, R. J. Hamilton, JI. L.  West, D. Porter, JI. G. Goodeve, Dr. JIall,  \V. W. Beer and John Houston. The following named weie elected officers  for the ensuing year: Honorary  piosidont, J. A. Forin; president,  A. H. Buchanan ; vice-piesident,  .lames Lawrence; secretary-treasurer,  T. Lillie; executive committee, John Mae,  Peter Jjamont, and N. T. Maclcod; representative to Kootenay Curling Association, 1*\ A. Tamblyn; ice committee, R A.  Tamblyn A. T. Walley, J. II. Wallace,  and A. Carrie; umpire, A. Carrie; can-  va'p-big committee, F. A. Tamblyn, A.  Came, and T. Lillic. Messrs. Forin,  Lawrence and Macleod were appointed a  committee to confer with the owners of  the skating rink for its use for the season,  as it was understood the owners of the  rink wanted the advice of the curlers as  to what alterations and additions should  be made to make the building suitable for curling antl comfortable for  spectators. The membership of the club  wtis limited to fifty. Tlie date of the  next meeting will be duly announced  by the secretary.  What Samuel Smith Thinks.  Toronto, October 24.���In a lectin e at  Knox church last night on ritualism in  England, Samuel Smith, M. P. for Flintshire, predicted that England was going  to pass through a time like that of Laud.  He said that there would not be civil  war, but a bitter fight between Piotest-  antism.Jiud Romanism.  Spokane Toilers by Gamblers.  Spokane Chronicle.  During the recent reform agitation the  gambling question received more or less  attention, but there are few who  have  any idea as to the extent  to  which  this  business is carried on in this city, unless  they have made a personal visit to the  gambling  halls.    Everyone knows  that  gambling   is   and   has   been carried on:  openly in this city for a number of years  uuder "police protection," but many have  an idea that it is only followed by ii certain small class and that no great amount,  of   harm   is   done   thereby.      One  trip  through the  gambling houses,  however,  is all that is needed to convince one that,  gambling is today one of the leading "industries" of the city, and  that as  much  money   passes    through    the   gambling  houses as through the banks.  There are now in the city five gambling  houses conducting  what are  known  as  banking games, where the outsider plays  against the house.    These are all located  within  three  blocks  of   each  other,  in  what has come to be known as the "down  town" portion of the,city.    They are the:  Coeur d.Aleue, the  Owl, the  Stockholm,  Harry Green's, and tlm Le Roi.    There is  but  little   difference in  the  manner  in  which they are  conducted, except, perhaps,  that the  two last named have a  better class of customers���those  Avho do  hot like to play at the same  tables   with  the  Chinamen who frequent the  other  houses in larger numbers,  y   Some idea  of the magnitude  of   the  gambling business in.this city can be had  from   the   statement  that   one   of   the  houses alone  employs  over  fifty dealers  for its  games, at average salaries of $6  per day.    This means a monthly expense  of .$900.0 for salaries - alone, to  say nothing of the other expenses,' including the  regular monthly fines,  which amount to  several   hundred   dollars.       The   exjict  amount paid for .fines this month  is not  yet  ascertainable,  as  nearly  all of  the  houses have been putting  in additional  tables and getting ready for the increase  in business which always  comes  at this  tiihe of the year, when the men who have  been away to the miuesand harvest fields  woi king for the summer are beginning to  come back to the city.    It is estimated,  however, that the daily expense  of running the Owl, which is. perhaps, the best  patroni'/cd of the gambling houses, is not  less than $1000 per  day.    But, notwithstanding   this   enormous  expense,  it  is  making big jnoney for its proprietors.  When one is confronted with these figures, the question naturally arises as to  where this money comes from. To answer this it is necessary to visit the house  and take a look at the players. The hall has  been enlarged recently to accommodate  the rush in business, but still when  one steps in there on a Saturday night it  is like trying to force his way through  the crowd at the opening of the amusement-tent at the exposition last week.  Always well filled up, the gambling halls  are literally packed on Saturday nights,  when the working men of the city receive  tlieir wages.' Every table is crowded  with playeis, with others cagei'Iy trying  to get in reach that they may place their  bets. Sitting side by side and rubbing  elbows with etich other may be seen till  classes of people, fi om pi'omiheht biisi-  ness men to the lowest type of rounders  who has been "staked" by some fallen  women. Here may be seen young  men holding j'esponsiblc positions,  who come in and make their bets  as though they were ashamed to be seen,  but who can not rosist the temptation to try their luck ou the green cloth,  in the vain hope that they may be able to  add something to the salaries that they  receive for their work. It is a nighlly  occurrence to see the*-e young men "go  broke" and leave the hall vowing that  they will never come imck again, but  they always return on their next pay  day to try and retrieve what they have  lost.  These smiie scenes are enacted at till of  the gambling houses, and the propiiotois  are getting rich, while those who ftitni-h  the money are getting deeper and deeper  in the toils till they become confinned  gamblers, and many end by going into  crime to secure the means to gratify  their passion.  In biicf, Spokane's gambling halls, it is  estimated, take from the working men of  the city between *. 150,000 to $200,000 per  month, for which they give nothing in  return.    Worked to His Satisfaction.  A. II, Gracey, who for nearly a pa^t  has had his headquarters in the .Slocan,  was introduced on the Toronto Mining  Exchange the other day. lie litis been  engaged in supetintending the development of a number of mining propei ties  ���in which Toronto people are interested,  and his woivk has been successful, in regard to his own work Mr, Gracey declined  to make tiny statement beyond the fact  that the miners' strike there had been of  the utmost help to him, says the Toronto  ��� Globe. He paid the full scale of wages  demanded by the men, and in that way  was able to command the very best labor  in the country. All his miners were  skilled and experienced men, and while  he paid the highest wages the quality  and quantity of the work amply repaid  the extra outlay. He is operating the St.  Louis group on Lemon creek, and the  Silver Queen, near Burton City. Mr.  Gracey avjis previously engaged in mining  ���in California and the western states, and  was also employed as an expert by the  Ontario government.  THE ALASKAN BOUNDARY DISPUTE  Still Hangs Fire.  Washington, October 24.���It is said at  the stjite department  that the proposal  as to a permanent Alaskan boundary laid  down bp sir Louis Davies is nothing more  or less  than  a  summary  of the  claims  heretofore   preferred.    When  the  commission  was in  session  hist spring, and  the  Cauadi.au  proposition was  made  to  settle the boundary question by arbitration,the American commissioners replied  with  an offer  to accept arbitration  on  condition that no point occupied  bythe  Americans for a specified  term  of years  should be  submitted to arbitration.    In  other words, the  question  was  so  fixed  that by no possibility  could the title  to  Skaguay or   any  other place  that the  Americans  had occupied  for the period  represented by the discovery of the Klondike gold fields be called into question by  the arbitration.    This   was   one  of the  final propositions rejected by the Canadian   commissioners,   Avhich    caused   the  failure   of   the   join   conference.    Since  that time there  have'been���-��� several  suggestions  in the nature of  compromises,  and including among  these was one like  that   embodied    in    sir   Louis    Davies'  proposition,   namely,   that   the   United  States should confirm the Canadian title  to I_iittle Pyramid  harbor in  return for  Canadian confirmation of the  Ameiican  title  to  Skaguay.    It  is not possible to  accurately   forecast  the  view  that tlie  state department will take of the propo-  sition, but it may be proper to recall the  fact that, in the  opinion of the  department, Canada has no more claim to Pyramid harbor than it litis to Skaguay and  J)yea, and the   British  government has  already been   informed  of   that belief.  Therefore,   it   seems   probable  that  sir  Louis Davies' proposition Avill not niatcii-  ally advance a, permanent  settlement of  the boundai-y question, tind that the two  countries -will continue to act  under the  terms of the modus  A'ivendi recently tir-  ranged by secretary Hay aud Mr. Tower.  As   to   the merits  of   the  last mooted  proposition,    it    can   be    stated    that  tit    no    time    since    the    negotiations  have   been    in    progress   ,for    jui   adjustment    of    the    Alaskan    boundary  line has the  United States  government  given serious consideration to the cession  to Canada of a single inch  of ground on  the shores of J_ynn canal.    That position  litis uot been changed in any essential re-  syeet, and as J^yramid harbor is certainly  on a branch of the canal, it follows that  the United States government bad never  had it in contemplation to  surrender its  possessions.    Of Mr.   Lewis'   mission   to  London  regarding   claims of   Ameiican  miners in  the  Atlin  district in   British  Columbia,  the  state department knows  nothing ofTicitil Iy.    lTe~d id~hot~appear at"  the department to secure tiny credentials,  and so Avent entirely on his own responsibility.    GENERALWHITE MEETS THE BOER  Forces Near Ladysmith.  London, October 25.���The following  dispatch from general White to the  secretary of state for war, received last  evening at 11 o'clock, avjis posted at the  war oflice ��oon after midnight:  "Ladvs.mith, October 21���9 p.m.��� lii-  fo.'jnatioti received yesterday shows that  the Boers had established themselves in  cons-idej'able immbci's in tin exceedingly  good position west of the main road  leading from Iptidysmith to Dundee. I  also hud infoi ination that the Dundee  forces, formerly commanded by general  .Symons and since his Avouud coniui.uidcd  by general Yule, was falling back on  Ladys-mith by way of tho Hclpmakarr  road, and wtis expected to reach Sunday  liver A'ttlloy on Monday. I thcrefoie  nuned out a strong force to cover the  movement of Yule's command, flu*  enemy avjis discovered about se\on miles  out from Lady-mi tli, a position of exceptional iicutial strength Avest of the  j'otul. When he saw that preparations  were being made against him, he opened  fire A\'ith one gun with great accuracy. Our artillery soon got into  position and the gun was silenced. Troops  A\ere otdered to occupy a strong ridge,  parallel to tho enemy's position, but  nearer the rotut. I con-fined; my efforts  to occupying him and hitting him hard  enough to prevent liis taking action  against Yule's column. Numbers ofthe  enemy filed to'the .west .'and firing had  practically ceased at two o'clock.  WHAT COMES JMI WORKING A  Mine in the Slocan.  New Dknvki'j, October 24.--A strike of  importance and encouraging' proportions  was made on  Friday  on the  California  group, Silver mountain, the particulars  of Avhich arrived down the hill Saturday  evening.    The  oi-e avjis  encountered  in  the raise being driven from the No. 3 to  the   No.   2   tunnels,   and   the  chute  is  eighteen     inches   in    Avidth    of    clean  shipping oi'e, giving high values in silver  and lead.    The raise is iioav up  55  feet,  Avith 85 feet more  to  run   to  catch  the  foot of a ten-foot winze sunk  from  the  No.   2   workings.    In   the   winze    nine  inches of galena and fourteen  inches  of  carbonates are exposed, wliich, Avith  the  strike   now made,  gives a  fairly  lai-ge  chute   to work   upon.      New Avorkings  were commenced this fall on the Clipper  ground, Avhich -will be knoAvn as the No.  4 Avorkings, there being  three  drifts  on  the California above.     No. 4 i.s in 24 feet  and will be driven 2;*55 feet  to  catch the  Clipper A-ein ; thence 170 feet along that  to   tap  the  California  lead.    This  Avill  prove the property at a great depth and  give ample  stopiug  territory foi   shipments.     The  Avork  on  the  property  is  being done in an admirable manner and  the results are proving alike beneficial to  the owners and the toAvn.     Considerable  supplies htwe been sent up  the  hill, including a number of rails  for  the No. 4  tunnel.    It is the intention  of  the  management to increase the force at once to  fifteen men, and larger as  development"  warrants.      The    California-Clipper    is  stocked  for $1,000,000,  divided  into  $1  shares.    Of this  amount 250,000  shares  are placed in the treasury, to be sold at  25 cents, and as the certificates are now-  printed, they Avill be issued at once.   The  remainder of the stock  is  pooled.    Two  cars of ore Avas shipped last October and   .  netted splendid  results,  one car  giving  returns of 192 ounces silver and  70 per  cent lead.  The pi-ogress of the California,  Avhich   is   to   be   energetically   Avoi'ked  throughout the Avinter,  means  a great  deal to Ncav Denver, as affordiug one of  the principal payrolls of the toAvn.  Good Reports From Other Mines.  The Marion, another of the Silver  mountain properties, never looked better  than it does at the present time, the ore  chute still continuing in the main-drift.  There is more than sufficient ore now iu  sight to pay the bond on the group aud  its development to date. The Toronto -  bonders have made a most fortunate in;  vestment. Oi^NoA'einber 4th, the first pay- "*"  iuent falls due and Avill be promptly met.  "  On   the   Hartney,   also, in'tho   same  neighborhood, development is proceeding '-���  'in-an-"energetic - manner, aud   manager  ,  Bluemeiiauer is   Avell   pleased with the  showings so far made.     '     :   .  The snowfall on,Silver mountain is not  OA'er six inches'as" yet, and "does not-hit  terfere much Avith  the development of -  tho,several properties uoav Avorking.  The respective claim holders and  mine ~  operators* ou .Silver mountain are  agitating  strongly for  government action  in  putting ti road up tliat hill Avith tis  little  delay   as  possible.    To the citizens  and  business men of the town, it menus much  to have  the  road  built, and' It is -high  time some' move was being made to have  things put into proper shape.    The  distance is not over three miles, andaneasy  grade can  be had the  entire  way- from,  the   New Denver   Avagon  road   up   the  creek.     Mine  operators  are at  present"-  working under a  hardship,  as  it  costs   .  .$30   per   ton   to hirve   supplies   packed  up,    while    $12    per     ton    was     paid,  by   tlie   California   to   have    their   ore  packed down  last fall.   .Coal -costs, here  $80   per  ton,  and  an  additional $30  to  ,  liaVve "it-packed" up" the_J)ill makes-it n.���  costly necessity.    The developments now  going on at tho California, Marion, Hart-    ���  ncy,   Lost   Tiger   aud   other properties  makes a Avagon road tin imperative factor  for  future operations.    Its  construction  would lessen the  cost  of  transportation  fully  '55  por  cent.,  and  be  of  immense,  benefit lo tlie  toAvn.    The  business men-  .should move in this all-important matter  and not merely  sit  by and contemplate,    .  as  !tu-> been   tho  invariable  rule iu the  past. ' It is high time New  Denver began  to bestir herself and utilize the many ad-  A-,a nt ages'    Jind     resources    nature    has  bhwed her with.  New buildings aro being constructed  on the Chaplotiu, and so soon as they tn*e  completed active development on the  property aviII be commenced. The quarters will accommodate a large force.  On the Arlington, Springer creek, more  than.twenty men are employed, and the  management i.s spending a heap of money  in proving iip this most promising property. _ , ���  Merchants, as a rule throughout the  camp, report a revival in business, there  being tin increase in the staff pf men employed and more money iu circulation.  Tliis is especially noticeable in Sandon.  Tho day of the calamity howler is drawing to a close.  An American Swindler Sentenced.  London,   October    21.���At     the  Old  Bailey, the central criminal court, George  Washington Thatcher of Dayton, Ohio,  AAras sentenced todtiy to imprisonment for  eighteen months at hard labor for obtaining money from his relatives aud other  persons, chiefly Americans, under false  pretenses, in connection Avith alleged  legacies and estates in Europe. B__.T_t_S.V-* ft'_T-�� ��W-1^ U4IU.'-.. ��=��  ^l(5l7=__*SAi*C1_rTi *****-* J  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER  25,  1899.  <^moi/a  �� A splendid opportunity to get new and fashionable #  # Z/V^ Goods at $j  Slaughter Prices  \��  ^ Owe hundred and fifty Ladies' Suits and Mantles to ^  $ be sold at a sacrifice. ^  | MARTIN O'REILLY & CO. ..$  W BANK OP  B. O.  BUILDING, NELSON. T*E","*R"M:S   0__-S__C W  % ^  ^<����-:t|*"����:f?f|-:_|-:fl:&^  "        RCOATS  As the season gets colder you feel the need of an Overcoat.  We have a very nice stock of them���short and long  and can sell you one from $9 to $15 each, A-1 for the price.   ��  J. F. WEIR  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign ot the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  linotype, who is sick at Baltimore with  little chance of recovery. This man  thought out and brought to perfection a  plan for a machine Avhich Avould do more  speedily and more extensiArely the Avork  of setting type, and his invention has  proven one of the greatest labor-saving  devices of late days. Saving labor, it  has earned money and made some men  rich, but the inventor is not one of them.  Like lminy another man of genius, he  had no money to put his product on the  market. He turned it over to a syndicate to handle and the syndicate has  handled it ever since. It has also  handled all the profits. The man wlio  made possible the earning of the money  got none of it. His dream of success and  resultant Avealth, if ho had one in his  earlier days, had an abrupt ending, and  of late he litis had a chance to meditate  on the uncertainties of life in a little shop  Avhere he litis earned a living by making  various small parts of his machine for repair purposes. He is going doAvn to his  gi'ftve a middle aged man���and broken  hearted.  ���  Want to Spite the Government.  .Sandon Paystroak.  The actions of the mine managers who  refuse to AA'ork their properties in order  to spite a government which they do not  admire are on a par Avith the idetts of the  Hibei'nian Avho burnt his bank notes in  order-to spite the bank for refusing to accept a bad shilling.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  X&  The Folio wing Goods Have Just Arrived  w  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  CRATED AND  MINERAL WATERS.  THORPK & CO., TjIJIITICI).���Corner Vernon and Cedar  streets. NeNon, manufacturer's ot and wholesale  dealers in jeralcd waters and fruit syrups. Soleajjonts  for Halcyon Springs mineral water.  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  WF. TKJSTZKIj & CO.-Corncr Raker and Josc-  �� pliine streets, XeNon, wholesale dealers in assayers' supplies. Agents for Denver Ji'iro Clay Co. of  Denver. Coloiado.  CIGARS.  ICOOTENAY CIGAR.MANUFACTURING CO.-Cor-  of  ner Maker and Hull streets, Nelson, manufacturers  Royal Seal" and 'MCootcmty Belle" brands of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  H.I. KVANS & CO.���Baker street, Nelson, wholesale  ��� dealers in liquors, cigars, cement, lire brick and  fire clay, water pipe and hleel rails, and general commission merchants.  FLOUR .AND FEED.  BRACICMAN & KKR "MILLING COMPANY LTD.  Front street, Nelson, wholesale dealers in Hour  oat-  in  tor  call: etc., and hay and grain.   Mills at Edmonton, Vic-  iria, andXew Avestminbtcr.        ��� J , .  -.   '     *,   *  ,*     "   GROCERIES.    ���>,'������  AMACDQNjVLD & CO.���Corner Vernon and .lose-  ��� phine streets, wholesale grocera.and jobbers in  blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers, inackinaws and  miners'' sundries. .  KOOTKNAY   SUPPLY    COMPANY,    lTmITED���  .    , Vonipn street, Xelson. wholesale grocers.  JOHN   CJIOLJ-iITCH  *"    wholesale grocers.  &'C0.��� Fionfp streot,  Nelson,  FRESH AND-SALT MEATS.  fclson,      +Cbldstornite.  P   BURNS, fc CO.-Bakcr -street." Nelson, wholesale  ���   dealers in fresh aud cured meats.  HARDWARE  JJ BYERS & C0,-  cigpirsand dry goods.   Agents for J^abst Brewing Oo. of  Milwaukee and Calgary lirewii    "      "  AND MINING SUPPLIES.  -Corner Baker and Josephine streets,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining  supplies.. Agents for Oi.-uit Powder Co.  T jIAVRKNCE HARDWARE* COMPANY���BaJcer "St..  ���*-* Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining  supplies, and water and plumbers'supplies.  VANCOUVKR HARDWARE* COMPANY, IAM1TKD  . ���Baker street, Nelson, wholesale dealers in hardware nnd mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths'sup-  plica^   < LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS. ���        ~  ,     rpURNER, BKETON & CO.-Comer Vernon andjoso-  ' ���*���   phine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in liquors,  for Pabst Brewing "  'ing Co. of Calgary.   POWDER.-CAPS-AND FUSE;   TTAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Bakcr street,  J-J- Nelson, iiiiMiufuctnrci'H of dynamite, sporting,  stumping and black blasting powders, wholesale dealers  iucniihtturi fuse, .and electric blasting apparatus.   PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  pAIJSONS PRODUCK COMPANY���A-crnon street,  ���*��� Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions, produce,  and fruitJi.   jAgcnts for Swift & Co. biicon and hams.  T Y. GUI WIN & CO.- t'oriiei-'Vernon and Josephine  *���*�� street*!. Nelson, whohxilu dealers iu provisions,  cured meals, butter und eggs.           Tp It. STB WART & CO.-Warehouses on C~ IK It.  ���**- ��� track, foot of Stanley hired. Nelson, wholesale  dealers in provisions, piodurc and fruits. Cold storage.  Agents Armour & Co. s bacon, hams, lard and other pro-  dueUC   SASH AND DOORS.  ���KTICLpSON SAWAND PIjANIXO MILLS, LIMJTED-  ���*-v Corner Front, and Hall sheets, \\'eKon,-riiannfac-  turerNoi* and wholesale denier* In sash and doors; all  kinds of factory work made |�� order.   WINES AND CIGARS..  OALIKTiRNIA  WINK (j'OMPANY, LIMITKI)  ner Front nnd Hall M reels; NeKou, whole  in wines (ease ami bulk) and domestic  ci (?.'�������.  Cor-  iledealurs  ind impurted  provements in the city, on tlie scale  indicated by president Shaughnessy, the  city would be warranted, iu making  liberal concessions for a term of years.  A bylaAV exempting from taxation  the company's right-of-Avay and yards,  and Jill iinpi-ovements of whatsoever  kind thei'con, Avon Id not fail of  passage were it submitted to the people for their approval. The railroad  company and the people of Nelson, if  they would only AAroi'k in harmony, could  unitedly build a toAvn here that would be  a real rival of Spokane.  There Avere flying around yesterday  almost,as many rumors regarding alleged  conferences and" adjustments of the  trouble between* the mine -tnamigei's and  the mine workers as there AVere rumors  the*, day before regarding" the unconditional ' capitulation of president JKruger  tor the, Bi'itish forces. But there .has  been no -conferences, no adjustments,  iio .unconditional capitulatious. The  mine managers refuse to coufei*; the  miners cannot AA-ell .idjust the difficulty  alone;, and the Boers cannot capitulate*  until tJioy jwe Avell thrashed.  The PuIjHc Man.  Toronto Telegram.  A -journal has not tlie freedom of au  individual, who can judge men on minor  issues. The true neAv'spaper is bound to  look at men apart from their personal  qualities, and'must ask itself the question  ���What litis a man stood for in politics;  Avhat has been the tendencies and influence of his public life? If a man's public life has tended to better the conditions  of political Avarfare; if the influence of  his careei_.has_beeu-in ftiA-or-of-the-public  good and opposed to private greed, then  the man luis stood for the people and  is Avortby of praise.  The Lumber Trust,  Greenwood Miner.  G. O. Buchanan! Kaslo, Louis Blue, Rossland, and 1*. G'enelle, Nakusp, have beeu in  toAvn for several days in connection wifh  tlio proposed lumber bi'tist. There is nothing definite to J'oport in connection Ayith  fchcinat tei1, except that the pio.jcct of consolidating nil the niill.s in Kootenay ami  Bojuicku-y litis progressed a stage. It is a  scheme which lakes a long time to  complete.  Fate of a G-reat Inventor.  Detroit. Tribune. ' ������  Man's inhumanity to man, Avhich, tho  poet tells us, makes countless thousands  mourn, is avoII illtisti'atcd in the case of  Ottma'r Mergenthtilei',    inventor  of   the  Hosiery  Heavy Cashmere Hose in  Women's and Children's,  direct importations and  special value.  f       Infants  W Wool Bootees, Gaiters,  1_5 Hoods, Mitts, Coats, Jack-  \B ets, Coats and Wraps.  ,*^f. : : _���  \. Feather Ruffs  % Fine values are being.  % offered in these goods.  Socks  Men's Socks, all grades  of Cashmere, Heavy and  Light Weight.  , Furs  In the newest shapes of  Collars, Coats, Ties, etc.  They are all right in price.  Golf Capes  A- second lot of these  have just arrived. They  are good in style and  quality.  Jackets  m  m  m  Ladies' Jackets in all $.  the newest designs and -B  colors.    Very low in price. -B  Silk "Waists  m  An  endless   variety at #  all prices.   Everyone can $_���  be pleased from  our as- $.  sortment. #  Plaids        |  Beautiful designs and %  colors all wove, and suit- #  able for waists and skirts. #  INCORPORATED 1670.  We carry in stock fhe following well  known brands of cigars.  Our aim is to have the Right Goods  at the Right Price.  Imported  BOCKY CIA, a  HENRY CLAY,  H. UPMAN  EL TRIUMFO  LA LOLAS  LA HAMADA  FLOR DE LA  I sizes  all sizes  m  m  ISABELA,  Domestic  FLOR DE BAHAMA  ROSEBUDS  RELIANCE. BOQUET  KEY'WEST  ESPANOLAS, Etc.  *^  Baker  Street,   Nelson.  ��*  mmmmmmmm-.  |^^>  :'���(=>���<='���,  Hudson's Bay Co.  Telephone 13  Parson's  Produce  Company  WHOLESALE  Butter,  Eggs,  Cheese,  Green  Fruits,  Cured  Meats,  -Vegetables"  Big Sc^ooqep  Beer or Half=  fand=HaIf ....  10  FOK FALL PLANTING  Always Fresh  Always     (Cool  SHfPPERS OF THE EARLY  BREAKFAST BRAND OF BACON  THE BEST GLASS OF BEEE IN NJ.LS01. IS  AT THE  Cornor Silica and  Stanley Streets.  e_  E. J. CUBSAN, Prop.  TULIPS  NARCISSUS  EASTER LILIES  HYACINTHS  CROCUS  FOR SALE  BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL  PROPE1J.TV   <  Canada Drug and Book Oo.,  L_:ivfl:i_?_*__D  Cornor of Bakor awl Stanley Slreots. Nelson  30 by 120, Kakor street, between Josephine and  Ward streets $8000  50 by 120, linker si rect, between Josephine and Hull  streets, corner. *. ,   2pby 120 with iiHprovomotits, south side of Vernon  . street ���_ -  5000  50 by 120 with, improvements, south sido of *Vernon  street,,    goOO*  2J lots with cof'lnget entod at SIS per month, Victoria  street _..'. ,..., 3500  2 lota with cottage rented at i?20 per mojith", Stanley  street.* : ,.  3000  6 lota in block UV, aTl cleared and fonced in  2500  AGENTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  Full  stocks  carried at  Nelson  and  Rossland.   Mail orders solicited.  Cut Prices is the  Order of the Day  And I want to bo in It. I havo just received  Fall siuni'lOH of Suitings and Over-  coatJtiRK representing a ��50,000 stock to  choose from made to your order at pdees  never beforo heard of in Nelson. All the latest  fads in ''���'juicy VcJiiiKS for Fall and winter.  Jjil<lies'(iiili)iili}riuiill ils branches 11 specially.  Lowest prices,   ltoum.4 1 and II, Hillyer block.  ��� ��� ���  EOYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CJC^AJtijo.    ....   .   .  Tliey lave Arrived at Last  50,000 Bulbs From Holiand.  ico assortment for present planting  ince of thone who cannot mil at the  a full huppiy will be on hand at Kirkpatrick  and Fiank Tamblyn's, Haker street.  A choice assortment for present planting.    For the  convenience of tho��e who uaiuint <'iill at the greenhouse  ck & Wilson's  UNION   MADE  Kootenay Cigar lanfg. Co.  Nelson, British Columbia.  pAlLY "BD7TION K-KHT YKAR, No. 251  WKKKIpr Epition ....- Skvbnth Yeai4, No. ao  Judging from  tlie. intei'vicv held  on  Monday between' president Shaughnessy  of the .Canadian  Pjicifie   Ilailu.i'y  Com-  pjiny' and mityor Neeiandsi and city clerk  Sti'achany tiiecojuptuiy i_ willing to make  Kelson    an   operating   headquarters    if  Nelson is willing to make concessions  in  the way exempting  Lhc company's  im-  provemeiits from taxation.   The policy  of the city has been in  the  dij-eetion  of  exempting improvements fi'oin taxation,  and it him gone as Jar in that direction as  the Municipal  Clauses Act   will   allow.  Were the railway company to make im-  C0RPOBATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  NOTICE TO MUNICIPAL VOTEES.  ��    The foliowiiiK persons arc entitled to be placed on ihe  Voter-' Li".! for the (-'Uy of XcI-puii; viz.:  Any male or female lioinjj; a JJriti>h l-iiliject of the full  life of t n enl y-one years, who shall h&ve paid on or before  lhc First day of November next all municipal rates,  tuxes iissup^iiucntsanil license fees payable by liim urher  to the Jimnicipality.  (a) Who is the as-pC-sed owner of lands or of improve-  ments orllieii-i'pcsscd oconpier of lands situate within  the municipality, or  lb) Who is .���! resident of and carries on business and is  the holder of a trader's license in the municipality, (ho  annual fee for which is not less than live dollars, or  (el Who is a householder within the municipality.  pVo person slwil!  be entitled lo. vote under a'liotisu-  holder's'yiialilleation, nor sh.ill his or her name be included in the Annual Voters' Ipist unless he or she .shall,  on or before the Kirst day of J)ereiuber next, enter with  the undersigned his or bur name as a voter, ami shall  In.'ike and (ici'soihilly deliver to the uiidei'niniicd at the  same time a statutory declaration, (heform of which  may he obtained .it the city oJIIees.  ily Order. .1. J\. STKAOHAN*, Oily Clerk.  Nelson, fl. C, October 12th, 1800.  s,  b 6  "Miss MeDerinoll has just returned from Spokane  with new ideas of latest American novelty hats. .Swell  veilings just opened.   Call and see them.  Lessons in embroidery and lace work on Wednesday  and Thursday inoriiliifrs from 10 (o 11, or afternoons  from .'i to !,   Miss Tamblyn iu charge.  Two doors west of IMartin O'iteilly & Co.  Novelties in Millinery  I nni in rcoefpt. of the latest iu millinery and millinery novelties direct from pN'ew York;  Call and jimpeot.  MRS.  B. AlcUAUGMLjr-V  Josophino Street, near Haker.  ARCHITECTS.  TpWAItT & CARRIE���Architects.   Roonu? 7 and 8 Ab  *-* erdeen blcck, JfJaker streot, Nelson.^  R. REISTERER & GO.  ND BOTTLERS OF  ger Beep9  BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OF  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  Tiie Boyal taibouses, B. Grizzelle, Prop.  -  Corner Hoover and Ward Streets.  Bulbs  for  Fall  Planting"  20,000Holland flulbH toarriveiiiSoDfombor; SOOO.Tapati  Lilies to arrive in October; J.tDO Khododendrons, Azaleas,  Magnolias, Hoses, etc. to arrive in October. Thousands  of Itoscs, Camelias, fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs,  etc., growinj? on* my own grounds for the fall trade.  Catalogue free.  M. J. Henry     -     Vancoiivei. B. O.  Tlie Nelson Electric Tramway Co., Ltd.  LOTS FOR SALE  ON EASY TERMS  . Larpro number of choice building loN Adjacent to the  " line of their tramway.   Kor price and tortus of salo apply  to tho ollico of tho company, Macdonald block, corner of  Josephine and Vernon streets.  T. C. DUNCAN, Secretary.  BLAOKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon ropairlng promptly attended to by a flrst-claas  ���wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of ropairlng and  custom work from outside points.  Sipp:   f{afl Street, botw.ee. Baker and Vernon, Nelson i  GEN3BRAL  BROKER.  Z*N* S XT*iR__,.lSr C33  REAL ESTATJEJ AND LOAN'S.  FOR SALHj  5-Room ITouso  51300 150-Foot Corner   i-Room House fHOO  SQUIRED   RANCH   FOR   SALE  Oontaining-120 acres of land within one and a  fluarter miles of Nelson.  For furtner  particnlaro apply to  FRED  J. SQUIBB,   Kelson,  B.  O.  "Sfir^JElJD BEOS.  Re_l Efitato and General Agents, Baker 8t��� Nelson  In consoqiieiico of increasing ill-hcnllli of Mr. It. C  Waterman, the llwn of tJInis. A. Waterman & Co. Iiavo  been dissolved, and Arthur It. Sherwood hast.iken over  the husiness of (heir old oiiiceuii Uaker street: .Nelson,  and will continue the- business at. the .same place, as Real  Ksjjite and Insurance-agent, and he will ho asMisjlci! by  (.'. A. Wuleriii.ui, as i ��.i.iia_er of (lie Itunl.'il dopartineufc  and cure of property for non-resident property holders.  Tho mejiihcir ol the old .'Inn.dehire to thank their friends  nnd patrons lor their patronage in tho past, and solicit  for iheullleo in theftiuirothc business'of I heir old clients  and (lie people atlargu, we remain, respectfully.  CJHAS. A. WATKUMAN,  11. V. WATBIIiMAN,  A. R. SIUCUWOOI).  Nelson, October 121 It, JSiJft,  Notice to Investors and Builders  Wc give the very'Bkst Tkkms ' to lliose  wishing to borrow money on improved real  estate. _      ���  The ojily.-company in the province that gives  you the privilege of paying off your whole'  Loan at Awy Timb without a Bonus on giving a 60 day notico of your intention was so.  aA/VMBJL,E ��& 0��REIL,L,V9 Agts  British Columbia Permanent Savings k, Loan Company.  Globe Savings & Loan Co., Toronto.  ��2100 will purchase a contra! lot and residenco.  ��.1fMi will purchase four nice lots and residence.  10,000 i'ooled Fairmont 1 cents.  UJackcock (Ymir) Glares 20 cents,  o"00 J/ticJi nt li cents.  Cheap lots In Fail-view (Bogustown) Addilion,  ALEX STEWART  Turner & Boockh block. Nelson, B. C.  SHOSTHANI) AND TYPEWRITING.  BHOlt'J'JIANI), TviiewriiiiiB, and bookeepin_  tnu_ht_  'lernis reasonable.   Apply lo Miss H. jJrandt llfl  >cn,  Terms roasoiin  Applcwhuitc block,  West Baker struct, Nelson,  an; THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C.  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1899.  3  Capital,  . Best,  all paid  up,     ���  NTBEAL  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD  STRATHCONA ANI)  MT   ROYAL, President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND... "Vice-President  B   S. CLOUSTON Gonoral Manager  ���JSTEXiSO-lSr   _33R__._STO"KC  N.W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       nit.VNOHKS IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and In tho principal cities in Canada.  THE BANK OF  ITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Buy and soil Sterling Exchango and Cablo Transfers  GKANT COMMKHOIAL AND TKAVELLEJiS* OltKDITS,  availablo In any part of tho world.  DRAFTS ISSUKD    COI.LKOTION8 MADB; ETC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID  WILL   STEER   CLEAR   OP   SPOKANE.  Greenwood Miner.  The  prizes for tlie mineral exhibit at  the Spokane exhibition liave been awarded,  and we  must say- that we consider  them  far from  satisfactory, and  many  others express the same opinion.    In the  district exhibit Sumpter, Oregon, with a  large display of ore of one cluiracter, gets  first, Buffalo Hump, with a small exhibit  of inferior ore, gets second, aud Boundary  Creek, with the largest exhibit of ore of  every  character' and  gra'de,  gets   third  prize.    This is manifestly unfair, aud the  making of such awards will not be conducive  to large,  or  any,  exhibits from  the surrounding distiiets in future years.  In the individual exhibition the Boundary  Creek Mining  & Milling Company's  properties take second prize.    In the copper  ores Boundary Creek,  with  its fine  showing* of chalcopyrite,  bornite, glance,  and native copper, gets no mention.    In  the copper-gold ores Rossland, with less  .than a dozen specimen exhibits, gets first  place ; jtndBoundary Creek,, with-tons of  ore well exhibited, is relegated iigaiu to  second place.    AVe have no hesitation in  nfiirining   thtvt Boundary  Creek  district  has the finest mineral  exhibit at the exhibition, consisting its it does of rich gold-  bearing    quartz,   high     grade    galena,  tcHurides, and chalcopyrites, and should  havo j-eceived tho  first prize in the dis--  trict   exhibit, instead  of being insulted  with the third. <���  state  Bi'itish Columbia;  Tin-! Prize Winners.  State or province exhibit���First,  of Washington; second  third, state of Oregon.  District exhibit���First, Sumpter, Ote-  gon ; second, Buffalo Hump, Idaho; third,  Boundary Creek, British Columbia.  Individual exhibit���First, A. K. Teeters and W. A. Coplen; second, Boundary  Creak Milling & Mining Company.  Gold nuggets���First, F. It. Mellis, Baker  City, Oregon; second, J. F. Johnston,  Burnt Basin, Idaho.  Free gold ore���First, Republic district,  Washington; second, Virtue district,  Oregon.  Silver oro���First, Slocan City niining  division, British Columbia ; second, Deer  Trail No. 2 mine, Cedar canyon, Washington.  Silver-lead ore���First, Silverton, British Columbia; second, Snowshoe mine,  Libby, Montana.  Copper ore���First, Index district,  Washington ; second, Kemp-Komar Mining Compjiny, Loon Lake exhibit, Washington.  Copper-gold ore���First, Rossland, Brit-  -ish  Columbia :-seeond.-Boundary-Creek  disti'ict, British Columbia.  Coiil���First. Gilliam county, Oregon ;  second, Cumberland Coal Mining Company, Spokane, mines in Washington.  Ornamental stone���First, United States  Marble Company, exhibit from Valley,  Washington; second, Crystal Marble  Company, exhibit from Stevens county,  Washington. ,    ,  Best arranged exhibit���Palmer Mountain Mining & Tunnel Company, exhibit  from Palmer Mountain, Washington ;  second, Crystal mine, Miles, Wtishington.  Iron ores���First, magnetite, Iron King  mine, Blackfoot, Idaho; second, magnetite, Pot Hook mine, Kamloops, Bi'itish  Columbia.  Clays ���First, kaolin, Mount Rainier  Gold Mining Company, Buckley, Washington ; second,,fire clay, Vulcan mine,  Spokane, Wtishington.  , Manufactured products of clay���First,  shaving mugs, made from kaolin from  Buckley, Washington ; second, red bricks,  West Kootenay Brick ��fe Lime Company,  Nelson, British Columbia.  Building stone���First, Crystal Marble  Company, exhibit from Stevens county,  Washington; seeond, West Kootenay  Brick & Lime Company, Nelson, British  Columbia.  Slate���First, Rapid River, Id alio"; second, Charles G. Schrinipi, exhibit from  Stevens county, Washington.  Mica���First, Cross & Co., exhibit from  Patouse Mica Company, Avon, Idaho; second, no exhibit.  Limestone ��� First, West Kootenay  Brick <fc Lime Company, Nelson, British  Columbia ; Second, no exhibit.  Asbestos���First, diorite and asbestos  mine, Clearwater district, Idaho; second,  John Day asbestos mine, Grant county,  Oregon.  Zinc���First,   Galena mine,   Silverton,  BROUGHAM  Farewell  Concert  IN THE NKLSON OPERA HOUSE ON  TUESDAY,  NOVEMBER 7, 1899  ASSISTED KV  Mis? Carry. Mrs. W. A. "U.icdonald, ~Mr. Fr.ink Oliver (of  Rossl.ind). Mi. Kjdd, Mr. R. M M.itdon.ild, Mr. lUrus.  lleir Stonier, Sir. and Mis. Aicluuold, and a chorus of  ladies .md gentlemen.  - Seats cm now be taken al (heThomson Stationery Co,  nnd the C'.inad.i Drut? and Rook Co.  Nelson Iron Works  MANUFACTUKEK8 OJT  ENGINES, BOIIiKRS. SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTING'S OJEP J-VEIRy DESCRIPTION  RepairB promptly attended to.  P. O. Box 173.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS  OK PYTHIAS��� Nelson   Lodge;  No,   25,  Knights Of Pythias, meets in I. 0. O. F, Hall, corner  Bakor and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   Vlsitinir Knighta cordially invitod to attend.  T, LlI���MK, C C. R.G. JOY, K. ofR. & 3,  NKLSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. V. & A. AI.   Meets  second Wednot.day  brethren Invited.  in each month.   Sojourning  NKLSON Ij. O. U, No. lira, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall,  corner Raker and Kootenay ntrcoth, 1st and 3rd  Friday Of each month.   Visiting brothorn cordially iu>  "jOHN* TOYE, W. M.      F. J. "BRADLEY, Rcc.Soc.  NKLSON   j-KRII'*,   Number  22,   Fr.itortml Order  of  Englcs1, meets every second and fourth Wedncsdayln  e.ich month in Fraternity Rail.   Visiting brethren welcome.  J. IRVING. Prof-irtcnt.        J. R. WRAY. Secretary.  N1  KLSON MIXI'.I.S' UNION NO.  Wi. W.  F. of M.-  Meets in K. P. rooms, Fi.itcrmty II.ill,' the first and  third   S.itmd,i)  evenings in  c.ich month nt S o'clock.  Visitmjr nicmbeis welcome.  JAMES WILKS. Scc'y.      CHAS. A. McKAY. Pros.  Notice    of   Application   for   Certificates  of  Improvements.  Kill 1IM11 ANI") MO   IIMII (1 KVCIIOX) MTNTIIAI. CMtJIt,  MIL'Ml.   I.V   I Hi:  M.l sov  MIMNC.   Ill\ 1MO.N* OV  WI bl'  ivooi i.vw nisi n.i( r. \M> t.oi iii:i>Op\ ��iii:i:j' curi.K,  pNOKIIII. \SI  Ol   11 I iowsion-i: MINI'.  Tike notice lli.it I K. <���'��� CJioen of Nelson, acting :i-j  ���ifient for Thom.is Dennett. Fiee Miner's Ceil ideal e IS  llp,7I(l. .uid IIiij$h M Hillings, Fiee Minei s Certificate  No. 21,76!) j\, intend, sixty dajs fiom the d.ilc hcioof, lo  .apjilj to the mining iccoidei for cuilillc.Uei of un-  inovemenls, foi the pniJ-iOhO of obtaining cionn gi.'inUs  of the abnic ohiinis.  And further take notice that action, under seetion S7,  must be commenced before the issuance of such, ccrtilh  cafes of ifiiin'ovomeiits, F. C. GRKKN.  Dated this tivcnty-lii-st day of Oetober, 1S93,  HAlFwOBS AKD HUB OBIAIEM  Switches from $2 up.  MRS. .T. W. KB ARNK Yhas opened a Ladies Hair Dressing Pj.rlor in room I, Victoria block, Nelson, and is prepared to Xu'iiish everything iu tho way of hair Roods  and hair tonics.   Treatment of tlio scalp a spocialty..  Is qow prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlin*, B. C, and  Dawson City, \n\ot\ District.  British Columbia; second, no exhibit.  Antimony���First, Antimony mine,  Thompson, Montana; second, Wells-Far-  go mine, Springdale, Washington.  Molpbdeuite���First, Happy Hill 'mine,  Ruby, Washington ; second, King mine,  Kamloops, British Columbia.  Hare minerals���First, Scheelite, Murray, Idaho ; second, Chrome iron, Iron  Mountain, Idaho.  Gibinet exhibit���First, F. R. Mellis,  Baker City, Oregon ; second, Cross & Co.,  Silverton, British Columbia. ���  Technical exhibit���First, ,F. It. Mellis,  Baker City Oregon : second, no exhibit.  HOTEL ABBIVALS.  At this Phair���P. F. B. Rogers, Kaslo;  A. Whealler, Kaslo; Leslie Hill, Vancouver; G. W. Hughes, Alamo; J. Kent, W.  J. Camp, Montreal; IT. A. Pitman, F. B.  Beims, Boston; Thomas Allice, Victoria;  S. L. Long, Porto llico; W. Manning,  Yinir; H. S. Collins, George Williams, F.  A. Heunessy, Spokane; J. Wilson, Vancouver; Mrs. Park'lmrst and Miss Park-  hurst, Spokane. .  At the Hume���G. IT. Grundy, Toronto;  T. H. Atkinson, Ymir; Rowland Maeliim,  Victoria; J. P. MeArthui*, Paisley; W. H.  Langridge, Revelstoke; M. C. Bernard,  .Calgary; II. li. Eholt,. Greenwood; JVM.  Medhurst, Cranbrook; N. Caldow, Revelstoke.  At the Madden���Neil McFadden, A.  D. McDonald, J. Regan, Hugh McKay,  Kaslo.  At tub '-Queen's���J.' A. Otto, Kaslo;  D. J. Dewar,. Trail; George A. Petty.  Three Foi'ks; Angus Campbell, Kaslo;  Colin C. Brown, T. J. Griffith, liossland;  Miss A. Muii', Bepublic; E. Harvey, Spokane; I. F. Kerr, Stratford, Ontario; D.  J. McLachlan, Vancouver; Fred Pollock,  Brooklyn.  Sir Thomas Lipton Given a Free Lunch.  Nkw York, October 24.���An informal  luncheon in honor of sir Thomas Lipton.,  owner of the Shamrock, was given today  in the rooms of the Transportation Club  iu the Manhattan hotel. A number of  railway and steamboat officials were present. SenatoriChivuncey =M. Depew, president of the club, was selected to receive  the guest of honor, Tho senator, in air  address, said: " It is the sporting spirit  in its be^t sense that cari'ies 3_ngland's  Hag over the world, aud it is the sporting  spirit in its best sense that carries our  flag to the other side of the world. The  same feeling stirred us when we received  the news of the battle of San Juan, and  the same spirit stirred- us two or three  days ago when we received the news of  the fighting in the Transvjial" In reply,  sir Thomas Lipton said he was deeply  liioved by the sincere greeting accorded  him. "I have been asked," stiid sir Thomas, " if I would challenge again. Unfortunately, Mr. Fife, the designer of the  Shamrock, has been ill, and we have not  had the benefit of his advice during the  whole series of races. After the laat race  he was too ill to be told, although I suppose he knows now. I am prepared to  make another challenge when Mr. Fife  regains his health and I can discuss the  matter with him."  TELEGRAPH  NEWS   IN   BRIEF.  The Liberals of North Waterloo have  appealed the case against Breithaupt,  their member who was Unseated some  days ago.  Ex-mayor Stoney of Stratford, one of  the earliest pioneers of that .district, is  dead, y  Sir. Wilfrid Laurier and lion. Mr.  Fielding, while on the way to London  fj-om ' Kincarden, wei'e accorded a reception by the people at intermediate  points and upon their arrival there.  Sir Adolphe Carou, who has been in  London, England, for some months in the  interest of mining matters, has returned  home. .   The Scotsman Encuiiry Opened.  Quebec, October 2_.���An investigation  into the wreck of the Scotsman, off the  straits of Belle Isle, September 22nd,  commenced yesterday in admiralty court  before captain Smith and  captain Dong-  FULL LINE OF  lass, the admiralty commissioners. The  first witness called was captain Skrim-  shire of the ill-fated steamer. His evidence was taken with closed doors. Chief  officer Merrick stilted that the disaster  was due to currents or some other unexplained cause which caused the position  of the vessel to be misjudged by the ctip-  tain and all the officers in charge, whose  reckonings agreed.  A Modern Solomon.  Chicago, October 21.���Forty-two wives  scattered throughout tho world, four of  whom are in Chicago, was tlie confession  made today by Walter Farnsworth, ji  Chicago candy manufacturer, who was  arrested yesterday chai'ged with bigamy.  " I cannot tell exactly how many women  I have married," sjiid he. " I know of  eleven in Europe, four in China, three in  Peru, one in England, siud over twenty  others in diiferen. pares of tho world,  but to save my soul I could not tell how  many women I married. They will tell  you I wjis good to them."  The Tremont Hotel  IVfALO^E & TREfiiLLUS  PROPRIETORS  :*3:t  Appreciation  %  Headquarters ftp Miners and Prospeetors  %4  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.  D. McArthur & Co.  I ^ *�� *�� ^ ^ *5l ^��'  J^1  m  \m<  \&  m-f  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles    ' *   ,  l  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ot ill kinds.  what you want is not in stock we will mako it for you  CALL AND OET PRICES.  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  One  of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortablo bedrooms and   flrst-class  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  R___T__iS  ��2   _?__!_=&  n>__.'_r  Mrs.  E. C.   CLARKE, Prop.  h, Late of tho Royal Hotel, Calgary,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Ij. D. ijUME, Manager.  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A largo stock of-ftrst-class-dry material on-hand, also  a full Una of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hondryx street, Nelson  Telatfhono.W        Jol_H    Rae,   Ag^Ilt  Brick aqd Lime  Lime 70 Ceqts per 100 pounds.  Will deliver In ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on scows at government whaif.  Tho flnobt hotel in the intonor.  .Large samplo rooms,  Steai_.hen.fc and electric light.  CORNER OF WARD AND VERNON STS., NELSON  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  The West Kootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  Raker Street.        T. G. PROCTOR. JWamger  GREAT REDUCTION  HABB COAL   &Q KA mji jm  ANTHflACITE cPO.UU jJUI  lUII  13__I_I*VEI_a*H2r3  Special r.itch for catlo.id loN for outaUlc point*.  TKuggoxK c. W. West&Go.  Wood 1 Wood I Wood!  Good dry wood, ali lengths. Leave  orders ���;at Jacobspn's feed store* on  Vernon'". street (next door to Tribune  Office).   Telephone 97.  JOHN CROFT.  The only hotel in Nelnon that has renriined under one  manageme it feinco 1890.  The bed rooms are well furnished and lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not second to am* In Kootenay,  ���Tho bar-is alw<iyh stocked bythe best-domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THO .MAS "MADDEN. Proprietor.  Large and well lighted Boated by hoc ai  Reasonable rates Samplo rooms  Electric bells and light In every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout)  HOTEt  VICTORIA  J, V. PKRKS, Proprietor  Froo bus meets all trptfiiH Ravelej-nko   R  f5  Hourly Rtrcot car to ntatlon n��*Bl_lUltW| D. U.  Night Grill Room in connection, for the convenience of  guofeW arriving and dep.irLing by night trains.  NOTICE.  On nnd lifter the M of Odnlim" is'fl. IIipCi.viiI C'uii'mI  Jlofcl ulllbu inn -llictlj on I lie '���'piopi.in plan.  Wo have tlltcxl ii;)iv new dining mum with .1 selling  (���.ipitcily foi one Imnduil j>< oplu \\tiicb will lie inn in  connect Ion with I ho hotel. j\l! mciN Juonlr live cuiil-i.  p.iApiliIu iii lhc dining mom. Will he plc.ised to fliiin-iH  monl tickets on ap|)lnalion.  Itomns l)j llied.iy, woik nr month.  Tlmnkingjon fur voiirgoiioioui. p.it ronuge in lhc p.i^l,  una trusting lo be fuwin <1,��Ith a coiitiniKince of s.mif in  tho future. I luinnln, ieM>ectftil!y yoiii^.  I-'.&l.MPhO.V.  ?   Restaurant  Bakor street, betweon Josophino and  Hall strectfl, NoIhOn.  MEALS AT ALL ROUR3. DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A  SPKCIALTY  ONLY WHITK HKLP BMPLOYKD  **_�����.    _g:*o**R-E_-_r,    _**3*RO*E>-aiJB'x,o*R  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NKLSON. R. C.  CoITec roasters and de.Ucrn in Tea and CofTco.  Offer fresh roasted colfce of best quality as follows*  JpiN.a and Arabian Mncha pi'r pound.- , . .        , *j>   10  Ja-va and Mocli.1 lilcuj, i pounds      I Oil  Fine Santos, 1 pounds      -    1 00  Santos Blond, a pounds   .   1 00  Om apeciiil Rlcnd, G pounds -     1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds       1 00  A trial order ftolicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors  East   of   Oddfellows   BlooKi   West  Baker Stsoot  ONE DOlt5_AH A LOAD  Tlie undorsigned him a largo quantity of ftr, cedar, and  tjunarac Hlabs, in KJtnnh nnd i-foot longl.liH. RUitablo for  stove wood, which will be sold for $1 a load at the mill  yard. --'*...  NKLSON SAW & PLANING MILLS. Limited., ���  Nelson, August lSth, 18US.. .���������.'.  THE NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  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.  THE NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS,: un.  OFFICE AND MILLS CORNER HALL AND FRONT STS., NELSON.  FAIRVIEW  THE  FINEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IN   NELSON  All the unso'd lots in tne Fairview Addition to Nelson are^ntw on the mark "it 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.  P. Burns & Co  IIr&d OFii-icn at   NEFjSOjNVBt  o.-  Wholesale and Retail   ���  irsJn-Meats-  Wholesaie Markets at /teison, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  IlcUil Markets at Nelson* K.o.s!o, S;uirlun, Silvciton, New Denver, Ymir, Tr.-iil, Grand Porks,  Ciusc.de, Greenwood, "Mi(.hv;ty, and Birdar.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.,  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OK  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WUOLBSAL.B ANI) KCTAIIj  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Balder Street, {.elson   ����� C_  OUIIKItS BY MAIL UKCKIVK CAICKI-'UL AM) I'HOMFT ATT KNTION.  Arrived in Nelson-  Including Segram's 2, 4 and 7 Year Old Rye in Barrels  Segram's Star, '83 Rye and White Wheat Whisky in Cases  Gooderham and Worts' Rye in Cases  Walker's Club Rye in Cases  A.  B. GRAY, Kootenay Agent,  iiAKi.it s'iui:i:i\ M M>\  R. P. R1THET & CO.  GROVE HOTEL BEER GARDEN  NEAR NELSON & FORT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT.  THE  BEST BEER  BREWED AT HOME  OR ABROAD  ON DRAUGHT OR IN BOTTLES.  Fred J. Squire, Merchant lalor  FULL LINES OF FALL A.NB WIU^EB SUITIN<I&:  opi'oaiTii siLpVem kdsq uotiix.  WKST BAKEH sritEKT, NKLSON THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C.   WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25,  1899.  ^ only house in Kootenay carrying full lines of  SCALES  FURNACES  BRUNTONS  TRANSITS  SCORIFIERS  CRUCIBLES  MUFFLES  FLUXES  OF  ALL KINDS  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C.  Fall  Overcoats  Now is the jtime to purchase your fall Overcoats  We have a large stock of these goods in all the  latest styles and are selling" them at very low prices.  Call and see them and be convinced that they are  the proper thing* for this time of the year.  Remember the place.  J. A. GILKER  ESTABLISHED JN   NELSON        . ,  r ' y       1890      , s  Aeierlcaini:  Waldh.es   .  'Have.-always been a specialty with us, and concentrating on these alone, to the L exclusion of foreign  makes, we.havea fine and full stock,.~including,every.  American make, and are. therefore especially"well  equipped for quick shipments. By the exercise���of  experienced care in selection far in advance of the  season we secure  Choke. Case Desljpis  We have some very exclusive ones in  filled gold and other good selling styles  variety.  solid   and  in endless  Diaraoods amid all  J^redoms-Stoinies- ������  Just at this time we have the fullest stock of Diamond  Jewelry for Fall and Holiday business, and the immediate  customers will secure the best of these and avoid the  annoyance of rush ordering, while profiting by possible  price advances. Ready for- delivery now, or part, or all  of order entered and prices reserved for future shipment.  Fine watch repairing a specialty, ail work guaranteed.  JACOB DOVER, Jeweler  WE SELL AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  Shortly before eight o'clock last evening the fire department received a call to  H. R. Cameron's residence on Front  street in the Fairview addition. The fire  was caused by a defective fireplace, and  upwards of $75 worth of damage was  done. It was a long pull for the hook  and ladder truck, but the boys made it in  good time. The fire was extinguished  with the Babcock extinguisher.  The West Kootenay Power & Light  Company, which is putting in the power  line from JJonnington Falls to Nelson for  the use of the local tramway company,  has the line completed to within two  miles of the city. Tho power company  announces that the power will be on tap  before the ti-aimvay company's cars arrive from Peterboi'o.  Jacob Dover leaves on a trip through  the Boundary today. His mission is to  supply the merchants of that section  with jewelry-and plated wjue for the  holiday trade. On his return he Avill  take in the points along the Crow's Nest  Pass line.  W. J. Mitchell of Toronto, formerly, a  Avholesale druggist of Montreal, is on a  visit to Nelson renewing old business jic-  quaintauces. He is accompanied by Mrs.  Mitchell.  The local fire insurance agents have  not yet received the new ratings on  blocks No. 1 and 5, which were prepare��d,  by Dixwell Davenport during his recent!  visit to the city. The Mainland board of-  underwriters had a meeting in Vancouver yesterday, and the new ratings lire  probably now on the way.  Anyone knowing the whereabouts of  Edward Neville Smith, described as tall  jind thin, wearing eye glasses, 20 years of>  age, was iu Nelson last July, should address Max Johnson, Hotel Hume, Nelson.  The case of Kerr vs P. Burns & Com-'  pany occupied the whole of yesterday's,  session of the supreme court. It will go  on again today.  The fire department had a call shortly  after one o'clock yesterday to the Hudson's Bay Company's stoi'e. The alarm  was necessitated by ix candle having  burned down into the block iu which it  was set, and through the head of a barrel  in which there was some straw. There  Avas a great deal of smoke but mo damage.  The locsil tramway company has got  over the difficulty wliich stood in the  way of its extension from the city limits  to the Nelson & Fort Sheppard raihvay  depot. The company has purchased outright five lots which enables it to cross  oyer to Oak street in the Fairview'addition.'  * Geoi'ge TV. Hughes, - manager of-the  Idaho mines and developer of mines at  Paddy's Peak, in the Slocan/is in Nelson,  looking as if he hadn't had* trouble during-his lifetime. * * ���"'"*'.  John O. ��� Regan, who* had charge of  boring the long tunnel started on "the  Last Chance ground, in the Slocp,u, leaves  NeLson j today- for a sojourn in "the  Boundary country, where he has mining  interests.    ���'            ,     -     '  Charles ,��� Lamont was brought before  stipendiary magistrate Crease, yesterday  upon,1 the charge, of. stealing^ a -watch  f j'om the person of Inge I. Irby at Lardo  on, the 17th instant." He was found  guilty and sentenced to six months' imprisonment at hard labor.  Seven men pjissed, through Nelson yesterday for the Ymir mine. They were  from Revelstoke.  A. Ferland'& Company have purchased  the stock of stores which Messrs. Foley  Brothers & Larsen, the contractoi's for  the Nelson & Bedlington raihvay, carried  at Creston. There were about $1000  worth of goods in the stock purchased  which has been added to the Crawford &  McMillan bjvukrupt stock, which is now  being disposed of. The firm's announcement appears in another column.  EAILWAT  NOTES.  President Shaughnessy and party left  yesterday morning for Rossland. In the  afternoon the party returned to Trail,  where the company's smelter was inspected. Tho Rob'son-Penticton branch  as far as Greenwood will be inspected  today.  The Canadian Pacific Railway Company will commence receiving freight at  Nolson today for delivery at Greenwood.  The construction tariff is still iu force  upon the Boundary Ci'eok branch. When  the road is completed this tariff* will be  rearranged.  Heads the List of Companies.  All the officers  of the Canadian  regiment for  service in  South Africa  have  been appointed.    The regiment will have  eight companies, company A being made  up of men  from  Bi'itish  Columbia  and  Manitoba.    The officers of the company  jire:     Captain   M.   G.    Blanchard,   5th  Regiment,   captain;   major   H.  M.   Arnold,  90th    Bjvttalionj c, lieutenant;   CJip-  tain Hodgins, Nelson Rifles, lieutenant;  captain C. S. Layburu, R.C.R.I., lieutenant.    Vancouver  has  seventeen men in  the  company, namely,  sergeant J. Mos-  crop, "lance  corpoi'tvl  J. J. Sinclair,  and  private-,  N. E. Niebergall,  A. J. Nye, H.  Bonner,  G.  Hutching?,   G.   Wallace,   S.  O'Brien, TV. Jackson, R. Mackie, S. Harrison.   W. P. Whitelep,  IL. J.  Allen,  J. II.  B. Greaves,  R.  McCalmont,   and   C.   C.  Thompson.    The  sword  that   was   presented   to   captain   Hodgins will be on  hand  by  the  time  the  gallant cjiptaiu  and his men reach  Montreal, as  the  following telegram  was received  by -A. H.  Buchanan yesterday :    "Montkral, October  24.���Sword  now   being   engraved.  Heady tomorrow.   (Signed) C. W. Dean."  The people of Kaslo  presented the tAvo  members of A company from  that town  with a purse of $125 each.  Headquarters  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���Anyone knowing the address  of Peter Gi'IiiluyrisuokriilunscivriU) to-J, CrNelaoiirForfc  Steele. B. C.  Wanted���A gentleman teacher to give  ririvalc lenHOTiiiin business branches, lo a youMi About  Hflocti. One who nun tench piano preferred. Call 011  Ulra. Mnllettc, Koolcitay Hotel. '  For Sale���Two good pool tables, in fii'st-  class shape; for sale cheap, for c.tsh. Address "Pool  Tabic," liax .-iSi, l.o*h*.iifI. JJ.C.  Furnished rooms to let.   Apply to Mrs.  L. jVL Juiuusoii, Carney Ulock, Baker street, wc&t.  Offices to rent���Single or in suite,  Itcnily for occupancy November 1st. Apply to John  Houston, Tribune OJIlcu.  For Rent���A store on Vernon sfci'cet,  omioxilo Tlio Tribune olllco. SlOn month. Apply to K.  Kilby.  PALACE CONFECTIONBBY  FOR FINE CHOCOLATE  AND BON BONS  Solc'flfscnlp.for NcImhi for Oanonff Hron. celebrated It  JJ Chocolates and JJon Uons. One ton of Iho.sanio to  arrive In a few (lays.  OLYMPIA AND EASTERN OYSTERS  *   , 'AltUIVINO DAn.r.  Enjoying the Average of Prosperity.  A resident of Kaslo, who is well posted  on the conditions that exist in the Slocan,  and who is not in sympathy with the  enforcement of the eight-hour law, is  reported as stiying: "There are, in my  opinion, nearly as many men-working in  the Slocan now as at any time dining the  history of the district. It is true, the  Slocan is not figuring largely as ji shipper,  but the men are* at work, all the same.  Some of the towns are.moi'e pi-osperous  than" they - ever wei'e, while others are  not so-prosperous;- but, take the country  us a whole, it "is enjoying the average  of prosperity."'      *  ���  Another Great  Bargain Sale.  The great success, which attended the slaughter sale of  ourSandon bankrupt'stock has  induced us to place before our  patrons another opportunity  of securing staples at half the  regular prices. To do this we  have  Purchased Away  Below Cost  For Miners and  Workingraens Clothing  Fancy  CakcR ,and  J'astry, Plums,  Peaches, Gnipcs,  Bananas, Capo Cod Cranberries, Pears and all l-'ruit in  j. A- McDonald  season  Corner Wnnl and Unlicr Sis.  Mills & JjOtt/s old .stand.  Underclothing, Mackinaws,  .MEjmcE.TOALL   Baker Street Gloves and Mitts.  W. P. DIOKSON  B. H. H. APPLHWHAITH  .. MePHHH  Kootenay Electric Supply and Construction Go.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Eiecfcric Eqttlpmonts fos* Electric Poweir Transmission and JJig-fctinS' lor Mines, Towns  Biectric _"__t_reB, ii-tnpa, Bells* Telephones, Annunciatora. Etc.  P. O. Box 606, Josephine Street, Nelson, B. 0.  LL sizes or Blank Books^ with cverj-kind of HpecJal ruJinj? and printed headings, nmnufaefcured right hero in  Nelson, by well-paid workmen, who spend their earning in Nelson.  Tribune Association, Limited, Vernon St.  WE ILAVK SKCUl'KD THE SOUS'ikOENUY FOB  ii It AT r VAM    W i TED ��  IMITATIONS CAN NOT NOW BE PUT ON  THE MAKKKT.  Veu.von Stukkt  Nklbon, li. ���.  THORPE & CO., Lid.  A  large stock of goods from   ^-Messrs.Fo!ey-Brothers-& Larsen, who have the contract for  ' the building of the  Nelson &  Bedlington Railway. This stock  ��� , em braces     $1000    worth    of  staples which are in daily demand   by  miners,   which   we  have consolidated with the remainder of our Sandon stock.  Here are  Some of  Our Prices.  Men's heavy shoes, regular  price $3, reduced to $1.50;  Silver State overalls, regular,  price $t, reduced to 50 cents;  Men's heavy asbestos gloves,  regular price $1.75, reduced  to $1; Men's buck mitts, regular price $1.50, reduced to  75 cents; Men's winter caps,  regular price $1, reduced to  50 cents.  <�����p  Seasoned Lumber I  Bids aro invited for two million feet of well assorted  Reasoned itiiiibur, oUfierfor tlie . whole or in car lots, in  iiiili jiu'd or delivered to tlio railroad. For imrtietilars  apply to  LIHBY LUMBEK & DEVELOPMENT CO.  Libby, Montana.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKEK STREET. NELSON.  Special Notiee to t_e People of Kootenay  I am how prepared to test the eyes  of the people, as I have iri my depart*  merit a first-class optician. I have a  large selection of gold frames arid the  very best of lenses. Gall and get your  eyes examined at  JACOB DOVER'S the Jeweler  A  LARGE  CONSIGNMENT  JUST  OPENED  We can supply you witlv Cartridges  TO SUIT YOUR RIFLE  Carpenters' Tools  A   FULL  LINE  SHELF HARDWARE  THE BEST ASSORTED  STOCK        "*  IN THE KOOTENAYS  STOVES AND  KITCHEN UTENSILS  NELSON  Co.  KASLO  SANDON  ARE YOU BURNING UP MONEY  ���H*HMHiBHa~HiaHHBBHnHB__a_n__BH_3__H__B__3__nK_M__BBBl^^^^^_^^^^  Because Your Stove or Range Cannot 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 l-ange. It "can be so quickly  and easily l-egulatccl that there need be no  -waste of heat or fuel. New patented im-  pjovenieiits offer you more convenience and  comfort than you'll find iu any other range.  TWO CAR LOADS TO SELECT FROM  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO,  map Em  Lang's Oelelrated Cream Flake  Sodas, 3-lb Cartons ..    atrlck & Wilson  n the Sou  LINE WE HAVE  Mock Turtle, Bouilli,  Julienne, Ox Tail,  Mulligatawny, Bean?  Tomato and Chicken  ONTARIO APPLES   .   FRESH EGGS  DerBrisay Sc Co  We have just received a large consignment of the  DYSON-GIBSON  COMPANY'S JAMS AND  PICKLES  Also a complete assortment of the  TORONTO BlSCUIt COMPANY'S SWEET BISCUITS  Baker Streot West, Nelson  John A. Irving & Co  >;.  ���pa^xr-MiaaEjass, -etc.  o*_?s*K_ak.i eco*o*se _3r.ocaEC  %> y-f��� �� > _,*���  a<*���_gpi:Sp *" !^-^^��S^fcj<J_��iSte��_aS^

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