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Array THE VICTORY WAS BOUGHT BY A'  Heavy Loss in Officers.  London, October 22.���The list of  officers killed and wounded at the battle  between Gleneoe and Dundee, in Natal,  shows that, although the British victory  was complete, it was bought at a heavy  price. In addition to sir William Penn  Symons, who it is feared is mortally  wounded, two colonels, three captains  'and five lieutenants ���wore killed, and a  colonel, three "majors, six captains and  ten lieutenants were wounded. This  heavy loss among the oflicei's was duo, as  the latest dispatches from the front  show, to their valiant but insensate con-  duet in sticking to the traditions of the  British army, and refusing to use the  cover of which the men availed themselves in storming the Boer's position on  the summit of the Kopje. The wai'  office announces that thirty-one noncommissioned officers and men were  killed and 1��1 were wounded.  Among the rank and file, the Hussars  liad 7 wounded; the artillery 1 killed  and 8 wounded ; the Leicestershire regiment had I wounded; the King's Rifles  had 11 killed and o'S wounded ; the Irish  Fusiliers 14 killed and 30 wounded; the  Dublin Fusiliers* _ killed aud 41 wounded;  and the Natal police 2 wounded.  The war office has issued the following  list of casualties in the battle, received in  a despatch from the general commanding  ing in Natal, sir George Stewart  White,  dated Ladysmith, October 21st. 4.20 a.m.:  Divisional  staff,  genei-al  William  Penn  Symons, mortally wounded  in  the  stomach;   colonel  C   E. Beckett,  assistant  adjutant  general,  severely  wounded  in  the   right   shoulder;    major   Frederick  Hammersly, ��� deputy   assistant   adjutant  general,  seriously  wounded  hi the leg;  colonel John Herston, deputy staff officer  and brigade major, killed; captain  F. L.  'Adam, A.D.C., seriously wounded in the  right shoulder. Leicestershire regiment-  Lieutenant D. Weldon, slightly iu hand.  First Battalion  lloyal   Irish Fusiliers���  Second  lieutenant A. H. M. Hill, killed;  Major W. P. Davidson, -wounded; captain  F. H. B. Connor,  wounded,  since  dead;  captain J. W. Pick, wounded; lieutenant  C. C. Southey, wounded; lieutenant II. C.  W. Wootton, wounded; lieutenant M. 13.  C.   Carberry,   wounded.    Royal   Dublin  Fusiliers���Captain  C. A. Weldon, killed,  captain Lowndes, wounded;   captain A.  Dibley,  wounded;   lieutenant C. N. Per-  ran, wounded; lieutenant C. G. 3. Gouge,  wounded,   since    dead.     King's    Royal  Rifles���-Lieutenant-colonel 11.11. Gunning,  killed; captainll. K. Peclicll, killed: lieutenant .1. Tayloivkilled; lieutenant R. C.  "Burnett,  killed;   lieutenant  N. ,1. 11am-  krow,  killed;, major  G. A.-T. Doultbrc,  wounded;  Jcaptain    O.  W.   S.   Nugent,  wounded; captain A.*R. M, Stuart-Wort-  Icy,  wounded:   lieutenants I<V M.  Cruni,  wounded;      lieutenant     R.    Johnstone,,  ���wounded;     lieutenant     G��   II.    Martin,  wounded.     Eighteenth 'Hussars���Second  lieutenant H. A.' Cape, wounded;   second  lieutenant   A.   0.  McLachlan, wounded;.  **&&!  MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 23,  1899,  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR;  WEEKLY, $2.  second lieutenant E. ll.Beyfoid,wounded.-  Quelled by a Few Simple Words.  Nkw Yoiuc, October 22.���The London  correspondent of the World says: One of  the most impressive scenes eA'er enacted  in the house'of commons was witnessed  there on Friday ni.,'ht. The Irish members, with John Dillon and Michael Da-  vitb.4.ii the forefront, were offering the  strongest resistance at every step to the  government's war policy. Their open  avowals of sympathy with the Boers and  their reiterated charges that tho war was  deliberately provoked had aroused the  ���fiei'eest resentment and hostility among  -tho-miiii.stei'ialists,_and_tliC���pioeeedings.  threatened to terminate in some violent  outbreak of .passion. Both sides wore  getting rapidly beyond control Avhen  Colonel Kenyon Slaney, a Tory membei-  with a record of conspicuous bravery on  tho field of battle, lose, and in a few  simple words, spoken with profound  emotion, prayed for a truce to the contention for that night out of respect to  the dead and dying Englishmen, Irishmen and Scotchmen lying on the battlefield, as well as for tlie dead and dying  of their gallant foes. The effect was instantaneous. The clamor was stilled,  and Mr. Dillon, acknowledging the manly  spirit of colonel Slaney's speech, which  recognized the valor of England's foes,  appealed to the Irish members to fall in  with the suggestion. Then Arthur Balfour acknowledged the generous attitude  of the Irishmen, and read, a touching  telegram announcing that general  -Symons, to whose gallantry the British  success was due, was mortally wounded.  The whole money for the war was then  voted, and without further discussion  the liouse adjourned.  The Change is Becoming Marked.  London, October 22.���The list of officers and aristocratic society men. killed  in battle at Gleneoe preludes the disappearance of many well known names  from the roll of the English nobility.  The recent cable mentioning those prominent in society who are rushing to war  ought now to be supplemented by further names. The change in social gatherings, parliament and dancing parties has  this week become more marked through  absence of noted figures. The turf is  languishing froni the want of its usual  supporters. Every day we read names  familiar to turfites who arc being speeded  to Jictive service. Among the latest de-,  par.turcs are colonels Page, and Fludiger,  who were very much identified with the  Newmarket races. Colonel Fludiger, wlro  goes out iu command of the .Scots Guards,  is one' of the survivors of tho " Robert  the Devil" brigade, and for some time  has been a member of the committee of  Tattcrsalls. Colonel Brabazon, who is to  have a cavalry command, is the un-  dawnted sportsman who won the grand  military gold cup with King Arthur.  A DIVIDEND OF A QUARTER OF A  Million Dollars Declared.  ItosKlnnri jYlin'cr.  The payment of the  first  Le Roi dividend of a epiarter  of  a  million  dollars,  the Center Star flotation for five millions,  and  the   regular   monthly  dividend   of  .$20,250, paid by the War Eagle, all make  very good  reading for the past week's  record.    In addition will  be found some  vei'y interesting notes on all of the three  mines.    The fact that the  Center Star  flotation  of   1,320,000  shares  was oversubscribed by 50,000 shares without hearing  from  the '"English   or  the  western  subscribers,'"must be exceedingly gratifying to the OAvners of the  mine, and the  ucavs Avill  be  received in Rossland Avith  pleasure.    When   the   Center  Star. AA-as  sold to the Gooderham-Blackstock syndicate by Oliver Durant and his associates,  the main showing  in  the Avorkings, and  the one that largely fixed the price realized, wjis the ore chute iu the main tunnel, about 1200 feet in  from the surface.  At the time  of   the  sjile  the  Avidth  of  the    ledge    was    a    clean    eight   feet.  Some Aveeks   ago   Mr.  Hastings  stated  that -. this     ledge     had     increased   to  sixteen  feet,  and   yesterday  the   same  authorities stated that the increase had  continued, until, at the present .Avriting,  the Avidth runs all the Avay from 25 to .30  feet.    The average value of this ore taken  right across  the face  of the  ledge,  as  shoAvn by shipments and repeated assays,  shows a little better than $20 in gold.  In  the note on the War Eagle it Avill be seen  Iioav very high the ore is at the  250-foot  level.    Thefjgures giA'en -will be a revelation concerning this portion of the mine.  ��� The' short close down of the, Le Roi for  soA-en days has enabled the management  to so alter the. main shaft that its capacity has been doubled, and in  future the  shipments from the mine. Avorkings- will  aver-jgo about .400; tons _per  day. * The,  electrical compressor at the  War  Eagle  has run more  smoothly' this Aveek,, and  both sides of the big  machine  liave  run  steadily   for the  past "six  days.    With  better arrangements for poAver  the War  Eagle   and   Centre   JStar-   output , Avill  steadily     increase.      . Altogether   - the  outlook     for   the    camp   generally    as  the   week * closes   is decidedly cheering.  BRITAIN'S VICTORY AT ELANDSLAAGTE WAS DEARLY PURCHASED  Boor "Forces Com*oletely Routed and General Kock Killed.  CAMERON RECEIVED SIX YEARS  Por Burning the Columbia Hotel.  W. G. McMyun, mining recorder and  chief constable at Midway, is registered  at the Hume.' Mr. McMyun is on his Avay  home from Kamloops, where ho Avas attending the court of assize, Avhich Avas  held by Mr. justice Drake. Mr. McMyun  A\'as interested in the Columbia arson  cases, in which Robert Cameron and  Charles Mullen were charged with hav-  iTig~"limi'JTed down" ~tlle"hew- Columbia"  hotel at Columbia.  These cases created Avidespread interest  throughout the Boundary district, and  Avhen the prisoners were brought to trial  there appealed to be plenty of money to  conduct their defense. The cases for the  crown Avere looked after by attornoy-  genernl Henderson and A. II. McNeill,  Q.C. of Rossljiud,' Avhile E. P. Davis, Q.C.  of Vancouver, W. Ii, -Whittaker of Kamloops and J. S. M. Morrison of Grand  -Forks conducted the defense.  The trial of tlie prisoner" Cameron occupied but two hours. He was found  guilty and sentenced to siy years' imprisonment.   "  The case against Mullen occupied tAA'O  days. Cameron's    stoiy    was    that  he      received      $250      from      Mullen,-  Avho       was        employed        in the  billiard room of the Yale hotel at Grand  Forks, to set fire to -the building. This  was the chief evidence against Mullen.  Against this the e\-ideiice of a bartender  at the Yale avjis taken to the effect that  about the time Cameron said he received  the money from Mullen he had served  drinks to a party in a room at the Yale  in Avhich Avere. ex-mayor Man ley, Cameron aud Mullen. On one trip to the  room he saw Avhat he thought aa^is about  .$250 lying on the table, Avhich Cameron  proceeded to put in his pocket. The  jury evidently did not believe Cameron's  story that he received the money from  Mullen and acquitted the accused. Ex-  mayor Miinluy is still out of the country.  The Queen Advised to Keep Her Son at Home.  Nkw York, October 22.���The London  correspondent of the Herald says that  the duke of Con nought Avas very anxious  to take his place among his brother  officers fighting for his queen mother.  General sir. Redvers "Buller,felt in a qnau-  Lo;vr>ON, October 22.���The Avar office  this aXternoon published tho following  dispatch to the secretary of stato for  Avar, the marquis of Lansdowne, from  the general commanding in Natal, sir  Geoi'ge Stewart White, regarding the engagement yesterday at Elaudslaagte, between Gleneoe and Ladysmith, AA'hen the  British under general French routed the  Transvaal forces under general Jan Kock,  second in command in the Transvaal  army, ./who. was .himself Avounded and  captured, and has since died :  From White, commanding in Natal, to.  the seei*etary of state for war,'filed at  Ladysmith, October 22nd, at 10.30 a. m.���  In the actiou'at Elandslaagte yesterday  the troops engaged Avere the folloAving :  Cavalry���Fifth Dragoon Guards, the Imperial Light Horse and tAvo regiments of  the Carbineers. Artillery���TAventy-first  Field Battery, Forty-second Field Battery and-Natal Field Battery. Infantry  ���The Devonshire regiment half a battalion of the Gordon Highlanders and  the Manchester regiment. The whole  force Avas under general French, Avith  colonel John Hamilton commanding the  infantry. I Avas present in -person from  3.40 p. ni. till 8.30 p.m., but did not assume direction of the fight; which  Avas left' in the hands of general French.  Although- desultory fighting took place  early imthe day, the real action did not  begin 'until 3:30 p. m. At that hour the  Boers held a position of very exceptional  strength on a rocky hill, about a mile  and a half southeast of Elandslaagte station. At 3:30 p. m. our guns took position on a j'idge 1000 yards from the  Boers, whose guns at once opened fire.  This fire Avas generally Avell directed, but  somewhat high. Contrary to previous  experiences, their shells burst AA'ell. The  Imperial Light Horse moved toAvards the  left of the enemy's position and two  squadrons of the Fifth Lancers toAvards  the right. During the artillery duel  mounted Boers rushed out from their  left and- engaged tlie- Imperial Light  Horse. Iu a few minutes the enemy's  guns ceased firing,'and our artillery Avas  turned on the mounted Boers avIio had  engaged-the Imperial Light .Horse, and  avIio fell back after the artillery changed  position. Our infantry advanced to the  attack, supported by our. guns in tho  second position. The DeA'oushiros held.  the enemy in front, AA'hilc the Manchester  Regiment and Gordon Highlanders  turned his left flank. Tho Boer guns,  although temporarily silenced, invariably  opened fire again on the slightest opportunity, and were" served with great  courage.  After severe fighting our infantry carried the position. This AA'as accomplished  at (5:30 p. m., the enemy standing his  ground to the last Avith courage and  tenacity. TheFifth Lancers and a squadron of the Fifth Dragoon Guards charged  thrice through the retreating Boers in  tho dark, doing considerable execution.  Wc captured the Boer camp, Avith tents,  Avagons, horses and also tAvo guns. The  Boer losses Avere very considerable, including a number of AA'ounded and nn-  wounded prisoners. Among the former  are general Jan Kock and Piefc-JoiTbeFiT,"  the latter a jiephew. of commandant-  general Joubert. One goods train with  supplies for the regiment Avas .recovered.  Our loss, I regret to say, Avas heavy. It  is roughly computed at 150 killed and  Avounded.  The collection of the Avounded  over a  lai'ge area in tho dai'k and tho arrangements for sending them in have thus far  occupied our time and attention. A full  list will go to you later. Our Avounded  and those of the enemy are now arriving  by trains. Beside the -Boers, Ave have  many Hollanders, Germans and other  prisoners of mixed nationalities*.' The  behaA'ior of our troops and of the colonial forces was admirable."  CjVPKTOAA'n,* October 23.���9 p.m.���The  Boer commander at the battle of Elandslaagte, general Jan Kock, Avho Avas taken  prisoner, lias died of his Avounds. Cape-  toAvn despatches from the front- regarding the capture of Elaudslaagt show it to  have been a brilliant feat of arms. . The  Boers Avere strongly entrenched and  fought with great bravery. They seized  every opportunity of coming into action,  and Avere ready to serve their guns whenever they could get a chance, The British oAA'ounded iire now being taken *to  ���Ladysmith. Every care and attention  are also being given to the Boer  wounded, /Avho are being 'despatched  down the course.  Capistoavn, October 23���0 p. m.���The  folloAving details from official sources are.  at hand regarding the battle yesterday  at Elandslaagte:-'.The'-Boers, although  driven from their guns, returned again  and again. The high ground at the left  bf the enemy's position Avas occupied at  the commencement of the action, the  Euglish creeping along the crest Jiud  making a Avide circuit. The infantry  attack AA'as directed against the  right of the enemy's position, the  former coming into contact Avith the  Boers, who, at that point occupied a  strong footing,which they held resolutely  until a flank attack Avas made-by our  troops, avIio advanced Avith great dash,"  and in spite** of heavy losses carried the  main position Avith a rush just as the  light Avas falling. The ground traA'ersed  by our troops Avas rough and stony, and the  capture of the position Avas a fine-feat of/.  arms. The*ci\valry lapped Avell arottifcl*  .and inflicted severe loss upon the eneiiipj?  It Avas . highly important to strike^f^  severe blow, as' the Oiunge Free S6i*��J^e,fei  forces are known to bey ,concentrated^  "noiithAvest of Ladysmith >in cohsideralpej  strength. The flank attack Avas g��illt|u;t-f  ly 'delivered by the Manchester R|gjK;  ment, the Gordon* Highlanders, and ^th'i'  the Imperial Light Horse. .The front;k;%;  tack was made with - splendid spirit /i��,*j*j  tho Devonshire Regiment. The avouu^1||1.:  are being attended to in the princi|i|vl��.  churches -at Ladysmith, Avhich |ias��.  been converted into an, hospital. "",:y  Caprtoavn, October 22.���The lieAvs of;  general French's victory at Elandslaagte..  lias been published here. It caused gj-e'&fc  enthusiasm. Newspapers Avere- quickly/  oir the streets with special editions, and.,  the people left the churches in order: to,;  get the details of tho fighting. Colonel:  Schield, a former German'-"officer, wlio  Avas leading a section of the Boers in the  engagement, a.as taken prisoner.  London, October 22.���The secretary of  state has received the following message  from the queen, dated today at Bahnor&l  castleT"JMy heart bleedsforthosedreixd^  fnl losses again today. It is ji great sue.;  cess, but I fear very dearly bought.  Would you eouA-ey my Avarmest aiid  heartfelt sympathy to the near i-elatimfe  of the fallen and wounded and my aditiM;  ration of the conduct of those tliey have/  lost.    Signed V. H. 1."       , ,   ,  train down the incline at Robson on Friday, died jvbout S o'clock on Saturday  morning. The remains Avill be taken to  Kamloops tonight for burial. The deceived aviis a native ot England, and  thirty yeai-s of age. Before he commenced railroading he avjis ji reporter on  papers in Ontario, having Avorked in  both Toronto and London. He was  twelve years Avith the Canadian Pacific,  for a time clerk in superintendent Mar-  pole's office. He has been in Kootenay  four or five years, first working on the  Nakusp <fc Slocan branch. The Brotherhood of Railway Traiiimen have the  funeral in charge, and J. G. Irving of the  Nelson lodge will accompany the remains  to Kamloops, the Kamloops lodge then  taking.-charge; His father and mother  are now in Yale district, aud -will meet  the remains on the Avay. An inquest  Avill be held today.  GIVE NELSON'S VOLUNTEERS^  Befitting Sendoff.  The people of Nelson are not lacking in  public spirit and are just as anxious to  sIioav their, appreciation of the self-sacrifice that is being made by our volunteers  as are the people of any other toAvn"in all  the Dominion. This feeling is seeking  expression iu the same practical way  that has been adopted in every toAvn and  city in Cauada lucky enojigh to be called  on to furnish men for active service in  her majesty's forces in South Africa in  defense of the queen and empire. It is  Avell knoAvn that the only reward of the  men Avho have been selected is glory, the  pay on actiA'e service being such as to  leave little margin for traveling and out-  of-pocket expenses. It is felt that no  monetary consideration can weigh in a  question of patriotism. Our boys should  be placed in a position to help maintain  the dignity of Kootenay, all tlievmore so  because of the selection of a field officer  from this toAvn. .Subscription lists Avill  be placed in the Bank of /Montreal, Bank  of British Columbia, Bank of Halifax  md--.Imperial Bank, Avhose -managers -have  ���^tl^elsWEpeW  iaimi"'i)"#-#ie//���Ma^dotfaldy'  'li^felp^ea^  .^ _ ........ iug���:  r.B^Tft^f'^i^'dd,.  BOER PLANS _WERE WELL LAID  Say the Experts.  Nkw York, October 22.���Cabling from  London to the Tribune,  Mr.  Foi'd comments as follows on the battle at  Gleneoe: The  intense, sober satisfaction  expressed throughout Great Britain  today  has common  sense  behind it.    Military  men  say  that  Natal, by  reason of the  Boer superiority,   both in  numbers  and  disposition on the ground, AA'as the Aveak  spot, and in Natal general Symons' small  Jind separate command Avas the  AA'eakest  point..    All  that .was   asked,  even   of  general White, AA'as that he should entrench   himself as  strongly :is  possible,  and  guard  Natal.and  his own  position  against   the  invaders.      When    general  White av as able, a few days  ago,  to announce that he could  withstand  a  Boer  assault, and the  experts,  considered his  position,   confirmed the Natal  general's  opinion.    It seemed that his  Avoi'k  AA'as  done .and Avell done.     It AA'as felt that all  connected with the business of inflicting  chastisement might be  left   to  general  Buller   and   the   army   corps'   on   their  arrival.    It is not known that the  small  force and  the weiik point  have  turned  formidable ; that an atlmirably  planned  :  assault has  not  only been repulsed, but y  that   the assailants have been  sharply y  smitten, and the Boer plans of campaign  have   been   completely . baffled.     These  plans are -warmly commended in military  circles here, where  it is remarked that  the  Boer  scheme  aviis eminently sound  scientific.    As the. plan is explained  by  experts, genei-al White's force at  Ladysmith was to haA'e been held  by the demonstrations of the Free State Boei-s  on  the Avestern side to prevent   reinforcements being sent to .Gleneoe,Avhich Avould  be   isolated   by   cutting    the    railway  betAA'een it and Ladysmith ; then a large  force Avould converge  on : Gleneoe.   All  this-, was  done.     The   railway was out  several days ago, and the appearance on  the Avestern side of the Free State troops  induced  general  White to hope,  in his y?  own words, that they would " come  lieary  enough for me to strike a bloAV," is  how -  explained. -..-���       ,:.':s., -^.y.. '":./.::/'/://"':y:/u::  Alderman Hillyer and His Bylaw.  Alderman Hillyer at fh*st said that he y y  only introduced his music hall bylaw for yy  fun; that he did not care whether/, it- /;  passed or not. :��� The .'Tribune is b'ppp'sed'f*?'  to passing bylaws " for fun," and. is '-op-My  posed to the passage of any bylaw ih'tlie^  interest of a gang of Spokane dive keepers:/- :|  If^/aldermany Hillyer Jsy  solicitousyyfdry)3yi;g|g  "i&fl  W*A-l-k^ttJ,fenl��c��-l^V^'^$>$i;  j'-'l'ltel'MjiiliieS'As^ciiai'cUi*^'  ;*l\_'^cil'!lif'^l^--'-S^%roh.A.^rii%U in J 'I!.'-:!.: acfetpK.:-;-t*p..  .sivpito'crowoif-:!^  jl^tieiiri:/  dai'5r, and tried to persuade his royal  highness against it, The duke, after  much pleading, prevailed upon the queen  to iisksir Redvers, but the general AVas  equal to - the occasion. "Madame," he  said, " You ' have many gallant officers,  but only three sons. Keep them  at      home." The      queen      gladly  acquiesed, and  here   the matter "ended.  Killed the Trade.  One of the best-knoAvn pursers of commodore Troup's inland fleet has filed a  strong protest Avith the sporting.editor  of this-paper. He says that he did a  thriving trade Avith the Indians, avIio live  near the boundary- line, by purchasing  from them all the ducks and geese they  killed. This trade lias come to an end.  through a A'isit to that section of four of  Nelson's mighty hunters, to-Avit: Jim  Gilker, George Steele, Sam Neelands and  Albert Gerrard. The purser says that  the Indians are unable to supply the  four hunters and passengers on his  steamboat at the same time.  Mafeking Still Holding Out.  Cai'ktown, October 22,���A message received from colonel Baden-Powell at  Mafeking, dated October 21st says  several Boers -AV-ere killud and a large  number Avounded in the encounter With  his forces. It is believed, that the. explosion of dynamite at Mafeking, cleverly arranged by colonel Baden-Powell, resulted in very large" loss to the Bqers,.so  that it i.s quite probably that general  Cronje aviII not resume the attack, and  will perluips retii'o altogether.  Killed Himself Bather Than Be Di$>��raced.  CtiKJAUo, October -22.���The .Tribune  correspondent, under date of ()cto|j<-j;:  Kith, cables: "Vryburg suri'cndcrud- o.u,  Sunday without resistance, Jit the request  of the tOAvnspunplc, on the approach of  a strong Boer force Avith artillery. .Major  Scott, the officer iu charge of tho Cape,  police at Vryburg, shot himself through-  chagrin at being compelled to evacuate:  the town."  The Czar's Skull Trepanned.  Hamiu;uG, October 22. - It is authoritatively vepoi'ted that the <-/.iw submitted',  to an operation of skull trepanning at  Darmstadt on the Mth instant. It is  said that the operation relieved him considerably of his suffei'iugs from cerebral  pressure.       ^   A Lardeau Claim Rebonded.  "Bob" Nelson left Avith a gang of men  last night foi'the Beatrice mine, in the  Lardeau district. This property which  Avas foi'inerly under bond to the Beer  Brothers of this city -has .again changed  hands. Nelson expects to work all win ter  on it.  Will Be Buried at Kamloops,  Conductor Faweott, who avjis so badly  injuried   while . dropping   his - passenger.  $he*y.,,Sejve' &$'���' ,ay,Il'e|iffleiit:. ;��� .'���....."   etS/"\!lre/.',Afery;' ^ipiiftieting-"'^' :/fe:  rAvliafrydi^ Ayjjyy^e/ .tplie-  /�����^u^diMi ;eou.tIngettt!ii^i5g^ -jtts 'iitri^ai; -in  Squtli - Jfc'f ri<% Di?v ���'.BfriSeij, ��� /iHiiiiStei'��� of  liillvtuti.. is reported ffojji Mdir/lireai as saying that everything would. depend upon  the British war office Avnethei* the Oaha'.  _d:iausLW.ouyld_ser^eJts:a^^^  der colonel Otter or whether they should  vbey kplit.: into;/-eight; coinijanies and/ at-':  ;tached tO^as-iaanydiilfetent rille.battafev  /ions;; Fo/ur off ieers will be* (ippouited to.tliqy  .staff/of."liliev Gaiiiidian: :cbiitii.igenf^rai.ct it;  bo.offered yne^f/ thesH ,-plaeesKor//elseyay  '.'tingwilfc;^  yHVH*geon>ujaj'<tr Wilson" of 'thSSecoii'd,-Gar^  yr'isbii A:t>:ti;ilfe'ify; of;;jtf-ujtt:i.*e;.il,:'.::8H:^  jory;:Usb.0:w-ie/��f tiheyl^o-trtlt-FJekl-^Battei-y  of'Haitoiltonv^  :p f ,*$iC',-7��^ i|ita /ftnd.;vRi ii i o f j ski  ���battaliljn..' i//13i'itish;/; tiahaiibi*^  /btit':t\V;Q;6$  '.'iw;_ .$1^  n i eiiit/jife y i etc j ria^^^  th_;:^eispnSc^ipii-h'y':.bf HTle^^S-Xy^ //*/s���  -;,/ W.yHv' ��ij[ifiq&^^ for  Grtitieii pil^Wed^  '���'���*jh'&'co;u.&  'Ofetolier -ai-s^'ljBtei-e-.Mi'i :jAj'sti;Ce.'^j1)i*ke.-  ���He-'Ayillvassist; tlie- .crown/ .iii ythe-cai/'o of  Ifegina. ��� "Vsv M^oI'luin,:' in Avhich-' the  -pri'.Q.irex :|fa'e:-iirTUi_l.��t*:of a  mail "Uanied' -'Miighes  hi the Tete-J'euTie  Cache'C(>uutjy.  Police iiiagistrate Grease i<eturned: yas*-  terdiiy from a ti'ip to bis fornier horn�� in  Bai/rie, Oivtario. Fie avhs aceoinptuiied on  tlie j'Otuj'ii trip by tAvo of liis sisters, Who  Avill iilako tlieir residenca in this eity.  ���KiWb'fcsir'i^Wvv. % 'v^i^i0^M^t^^^S^^ii^  vojiliiif UiiiitfrgAvtfiSi'wi^-'ij^KttM^^^ 7./'v\p:jfi"^oryy?bf _  :lfiiSfliitWt|gHl��1'difiJ"iic.'S).''!j^  .*jpi'-.'...i'*:.:'p.."^--i.!-.1..--,:, ...-^..'V.-i-p-.i'i':;;'-.i-ss; Eiv��.V-.-i'-n.r;,i-2-^n'i.'..Ti^-_:p-.-.k1'.riif-L  liiiis.jj'ivcil t'tt'tlie- n-rt4w*��t 'JSi-ilfrcSi.iadi, :jiBVi:-*^l(l^fri��|ijiijpJilIfto'f''���''^  A Deal For the Dundee.  The tueetiiig of the shareholders of the  Dundee Mining Company Avill bo held at.  Rossland.ou November 18th, avIjcu the  offer of ail English syndicate to purchase tlie stock of the . company AVill be  considered. If the dejil goes-through the  new company Avill place $200,000. -in, the  tmisury for dqveh>pm-cnt.:*-;i- '������  , y^ill;Try to Mak& TiheiJi/ :SeI^S"upg6|tj^^-*  :;VThe liiiijister of jivvstiee hiits lindJM c&iii.;  ;sid:eratiou'a plan to hictlie' the pei;Vitei:lt|-<  ^'ixies/hiore.nearly soll-sapportltig and?.-.at:';'/  :t}vdl-?��a-)M.e;/;tim&::..i:iifct'id ah tuipprtahfr-:  '.^wiri't^of/rJP At N'Cj'W W^estft;;/  ;iniiis'-tc-'r tliere-is'sli 11 ii fa. i}i< -.a't'tacheiii -'tS^y  ,j3m]mi^iMwyy^^ to -ejctend-1 Kj^yo/ij'ti;^  yl^;p:i'|*;se"nt';|i:Hi'i'tS'' WWlil ihA*otvfe .ffriit^y,":;  Imj.tlayi'fOiV/sii'i'ta'b'le'- lanxl*.tlio instiiju/l^^jiyi:  ;beh')g;y'clQse'./ M '-tho/ftitpy .W'hfttyis'^frov;--;  '.' pc'iawlf '/h,-; to; ad-pl^cibou-ty &_"Q a��|'<ii)J6te'^  vMi.ij.HtCi|)a:iifejiltentiary 'd'eiiHisiie d;ud;tints-.���  ;:^iV���N'"Si^yin6i^ to ���ttitiihiT-jwof .(.WjViejfe^'.'  '������tafanj/^ .-and-'  TipigLnii..aiistStnteiQiiS.y^  J^is/cojr^ein'plMeU'to;y'aifiird;,;o^ipl^yjueu'fc ���;  ;.4t:;:$tou.^S.lp,h^"_tliU iuen/'  y'Wiho/'Myvd'esir^  "tli'ei|'iy;;'Ji:-'^Jpi*:ti0^ jfe'.'.'  ��� w*i"VgeS..;; '���.. ;'y';V ^-~yy ^^'^y^yy^(y}'y:-yy0'i'-y.'.  . *��Eey/0ifficul',/yy'/^ '*-*-yH;t  '.-"  Tlie- :cpiiti%el!>i:^fp^  '(������ }-iIssoiv wa^oiit- ttpatl was.:!ife/a;-figui^  $Mi)Q ti :j/u.i'fe-:-J'c^$liiut  if the wor'k/-had;.;ybeei;i."  cont'me'&or'���''%6iii'6 /Oh6:- wqnl.dyy'-iij&&,) 'qu'ifr:;  loser. Theyhieh werd-laid ofY'/peiidihg 'ah/:/-;  jidjn^tiueirt^f-the.difficulit^  ivi'chty uiglit the .aiuoUiit 'dne::fixr^:wjjge&.-:'?  Isonie $1330*) was aii.i-htturiV arid -^ie:Wii^esy,  dueAV-itl be settled in fall. Oth&r:'i;retli-->y  tors will be paid'later'��ii�� Thfe compiiny y  Avill complete the unfinished part of theyy  road; some four miles. .;.'  Will Work all Winter.  The company tliat is developiivg tlie ..���"  Last Chance on Toad mountain liivs tivkeiv:  a bond upon the Birdseye. The Avojik;/  Avill he commenced at once; A gang J/of /  men : Avill go to the property todiiAjr'irtor  put up cabins audi make prepaviitious Ioi-  ycotitiuitous AVork tUvoughont the wiiitet,  .^���-.-vl THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C.,,MONDAY, OCTOBER  23,  1899.  #  0r^at^/t\oual3al^  #.   A splendid opportunity to get new and fashionable  % Dry Goods at  B  Slaughter Prices  w  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  One hundred  and fifty Ladies' Suits  be sold at a sacrifice.  and Mantles to  m  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  BANK OP  B. C.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  TEEMS.  O-A-SH**  ^@^*S^fe-:5K-��*.'  M  %  The Following Goods Have Just Arrived  ��  As the season gets colder you feel the need of  We have a very nice stock of therh---short  and can sell you one from $9 to S.I5 each, A-1  an Overcoat,  and long  for the price.  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign of the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  J. F. WEffi  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  CRATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO , LIMITED -Cornoi A'cinon ind Ccd.it  slitcts, Nelson, in inuf.icliiicis of .mil wholcsile  dtpilcis in lei nt cd will cis .md fiuif sj i tips Soloiigcnls  'for.Halcyon .Springs mineral water  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  F   TKJ.rZhL &.   GO���Coi nci   Hik.i   mill  ])lnno sticcts   Nelson,  w holes Uc  dculcis  s.ijci��' supplies    Agents foi  Dcnici   I nc Gl.i}  Dcmei, Coloi.ulo  w.  .Tosc  in hk-  Co. of  CIGARS.  KOOTEVAY CIGAU "MANUrACI'UltlYG CO-Coi  nci Bakci <mcl II.ill sticcts, JN'elson, in iniif.ieliiieis  of "Koj il Sc.il' .uid "Kootenai Uclle ' bi.mds of cig.us  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ t"*V\>,. & CG-JUkei stKct, Nelson, wholesale  ��� rlcaiu- in liquois, (iftuii, cement, flic buck .uid  tire cluj, watei pipe and stcd mils, and gcncial com  mission incieliiint!-   FLOUR AND FEED.  BHACIOIAN & Khit MILLING C OMP\NY LTD ���  l.ontsLieet, Nelson, wholesale dcUcis in Hour, ul  meal, etc , and lm\ atid gj un.   Mills at, Edmonton, Vie  ton.i, and New Wcstminstci.  GROCERIES.  "MACDONALD & CO���Coinei Amnion and .Toso-  phine ^sdcels, wholesale gioceis and lobbcis in  blankets, gloves, n.'tts IiooLs, rubbcis, mackiiiiws .md  miners sundncs  ii.  XTOOTENA Y   SUPPL Y  J-*-   Vernon s>ti eel, Nelson  COMPANY,    LIMITED-  wholcsalc giocus.  JOHN   CHOIjIWTCH  "    wholesale groccis  &  CO.��� FionL sheet, Nelson'  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BURNS &  C'O.-Uikci  street   Nelson, wholesale  de.iler, in fiesh .mil ���uied meats    Cold sloi.ua"  P.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  XT BYERS & CO ���Coi nci Bakei .Hid Josephine sticcts,  -*-*������ Nelson, wholesale de ilcis m h.udw ue und mining  supplies   Agents foi Gi.'tnt Powder Co.        LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-D ikci St,  Nelson, i\ holcalc doalcis in hardwaie and mining  supplies, und w.itu and plumbois' supplies.  ANC'OUVMt HARDWARE COMPANyTmMITK1)  ���JJakei sliecl, Nelson, wholesale dcalcis m lia-d  �� Arc and mining supplies, pliimbciH und tinsmiths' sup  plies "   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, HHK'JOV 4c CO-Coinei Veinon iindJcc  pliine hliceth, Nelson, wholesale dcileis. m li()iiois,  ciK.us.inddi_ gnods._AgenLs for Pubst .Blowing Lo of  Miluaukco .mo Calgiil} Bi cW nig Co. of Galg.ii}.  ~ POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.  TXAMIJ/ION POWDER COMPANY���Baker stieet,  ���*-*��� JNolson, in muf.K tuicis of (1}lianntc, sporting,  slumping und bl itk bl istmg powdcis, wholesale dealers  in caps .ind fiiou, und clectlic blasting upparutus1.  PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS. ~  and no expensive plant is reqiiired, the  mines being all Avorked tluough tunnels.  The mines of Rossland are evidently-  worked by mining men, and tlieir working is n' benefit to the whole province;  Avhile, on the other hand, the mines of  the Slocan are evidently managed by  politicians, avIio Avould rather discredit a  government than help out the province.  Tuk number of places at Avhich liquor  is sold should not be increased in Nelson.  Theie are already tAventy-oue hotels aud  saloons authoi izecl by law to sell liquor  at* retail, or one phice for eveiy'250 of  population. There is nothing in existing  laws or regulations to pi event any holder  of a liquoi license from opeuing and ruu-  niiig a music hall in connection Avith a  hotel or saloon. Jf such a pL'icc should  be opened jind an admission chaigpd,  then the license fee lequhed to be paid  by theatres Avould have to be paid;  in ease no admission AA'as charged, then  no license fee could be collected. Is it  wise to pass specitil bylaAvs for such purposes? J^ylaws of cities, like Acts of the  legislatme or of parliament,'should be  general, not special. Alde-'man IliiJyer  Avould be acting wise if ho withdrew the  music-hall bylaw.  Q7ri5ti^-Brow>7.'$  FRUIT,  POUND  OR  SULTANA  CAKES  Hudson's Bay Co.  w  Hosiery  Heavy Cashmere Hose in  Women's and Children's,  direct importations and  special value.  Infants  Wool Bootees, Gaiters,  Hoods, Mitts, Coats, Jackets, Coats and Wraps.  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.  G-olf Capes  A second lot of these  have just arrived. They  are good in style and  qualUy.  Jackets  Ladies' Jackets in all 0  the newest designs and JB  colors.    Very low in price. #  Silk Waists  An endless variety at  all prices. Everyone can  be pleased from our assortment.  Plaids  Bedutifvl designs and  colors all wove, and suitable for waists and skirts.  FOR SALE  Telephone 13  BUSINESS AND,RESIDENTIAL  PROPERTY  30 by 120, Bakor  Ward streets  street, botweon Josophino  and  50 by 120, Baker street, between Josophino and Hall  streets, corner.    25 by 120 with improvements, south sido of Vernon  stroot    50 by 120 with: improvements, south sido ot Vernon  streot    2Jl��ts with cottago rented at .15 por month, Victoria  street . ....  .$8000  5000  6000  3500  2 lots with cottage rontcd at $20 per month, Stanley  street .   .  3000  6 lots in block 1JD, all cleared and-fenced iu......... 2500  AGENTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  %  ffi  Our aim is to have the Right Goods  at the Right Price.  ��  Mi  PAKSONSj  jNlIsoii,  And  fiuiln.  PRODUCE COiAI I "ANY���Veinon sheet,  wholes iIl d< tiers in piowsiutis, piodui-o,  AtfuiLs ioi feviifi \ Oo Imloii mill liiuiih  T   Y. CIUfKIN &, <'0-('oiiicrVcrnoiiiui(I Jom pliine  " ���     htlCOth     iNtl  011,    WllOlLn.tIo   (lt.ll(-lS    III    JUOVJbLOllh,  uiied inctlj,. bnllci mid ohrKH       It. ST I U'AII'I  tuicK,  foot of  Parson's  Produce  Company  WHOLESALE  Butter,  Eggs,  Cheese,  Green  Fruits,  Cured  Meats;  Vegetables  Real Estate and General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  iOfNOUNCEl/fENT  Tn consoquonce of mcicismg ill lie<il(h of Mr R C.  W.Ucirii.m, tlio dim of C'h.is A AV.iloiiii.ui &. to h.ivo  been ill'soiled and Aithui H Rliciwood Ins (,iUun p\u  Ihe business ol (lion old ollkeon JJik'i slioet A'dson  and will ennf mietlic business xl lh( smie pl.u u .us Ite.il  J'psl.tteiHHl Jnsui.niee amenl md he will bp.ihsi.lcd bj  G i\ Wiitoiiuan, is in m>ijjei oi Hie Renl.il dcpiiliiiciil  Hid c.iie of ]>iopoi tj for non lesidtnt p.opei Ij Jioldei-  Tlio incdibiMsof the old liim desuo lo th.vnk (lien li lends  nnd pations foi (lieu pdlioiMKC in the ))isl, and soheit  foi (beofliee in I he fuLuie the business of then old clients  nnd (be people at huge, wciom.un,ic>poc(fidh,  Irvine  %  Baker  Street,   Nel-son.  CIIAS j\   W'ATKRMAN,  C WATKRMAN,  Nelson, October 121 h, 1800.  U. SHKRAVOOD.  Notice to Investors and Builders  ive the   very Blst Terms to tliose  to borrow money on impioved  veal  SHIPPERS OF THE EARLY  BREAKFAST BRAND OF BACON  We j  -wishing  estate.  The only company in the piovince (hat gives  you the privilege of paying off your whole  Loan at Any Time Avithout a Bonus on giving a GO day notice of your intention was  Big Sc!]ooqer  Beer or I~i��ilf=  and=*f-f a.lf....  lO Cts,  Always  Always  Fresh  Cool  Bulbs  FOR FALT, PLANTING  1 nitend*lo  md WO)U,  SO.  Fit. ST! U'AII'I & f O -U'ltieliouseh on C I'. It  * lineK, foot of Mnnlej htieef, Nelhon, wliolcsilo  denlois in pioMsioiiH,;no(lue( .tiidfimth Cold sIoiuko  AkoiiLh Ariuout &, Co.fi bacon, Iiciini', laid mid other pio  diielH. ^_     SASH AND DOORS.  NEI SON &AAVA.M) IT.ANIM. JIUjI-S, TjIMITKI)-  Cimiics- I ioiiI mid II ill sliccls NuImiti, muniinc-  tureiHof .uid uliolesilo deileis m s,t_i und doom; (ill  ltimli��of fiator^ woik inmlc-ln imlei.   WINES AND CIGARS.  OAUrOKNJA WINJ- (0*MI*A\A", UMITVAI-Cm-  ner Kiontiind ll>ill stiiels Nelson, uiioli'snli de,ili i��  in xmiics {uiso and bulk) nnd doinesltc and unpolled  cuwrs  Full stocks carried at Nelson  and  Rossland.    Mail orders solicited.  ffilte &tibnm<  Daily Emriox....  Wekkly Kditjon  ..   First Ykar, No. 2I'��  SEVK^���^^ Ykak, No. i'l  Tr must "be ji trifle galling to  the oaviicis of mines in the Slocan  to  know th-it  the output of the mines at liossland is increasing, and that minc;s there are  being  flojtted for millions, avJijIo others arc paying dividends of a size never  before paid  by mines iu Biitish  Columbia.    The oi'e  of the Rossland mines is not  high givule,  aud the mines sue expensive to operate on  account of the baldness of the  rock  find  the need of costly machinery.  Tlie mines  in the  Slocan  carry  ore  that  is  high-  grade, Avorth at least three times as. much  as  the llo.ssland ore; it  is easily mined  Cut Prices is the  Order of the Day  And I wml lobe in it. I lia\c just rccclicd  Knll siiiiplos of Suitings and Oiei-  coatings rcprcientltiff a "tSjOjOOO block lo  choose fiom nmde lo join oider al p icen  nc\ci before licud of in Nelson AH the l.itiht  fads in KViry Veilinjrs for Fill and ivinlor.  tidies't.uloiiHK ui,ill iN bi.melies.ispoei illj.  Loi\esL pnees.   Ituoms I and 11, HiJIjei bloek.  GLA2VIBL*E3 ��& O'RBIiUlw Y, Agts  British Columbia Permanent Savings & Loan Company.  Globo Suing*} & Loan Co., Toronto.  Lots for Sale  THE BEST GLASS OF BEER IN NELSON IS  AT THE  GIubHotel  E. J. CURRAN, Prop.  TULIPS  NARCISSUS  EASTER LILIES  HYACINTHS  CROCUS  Cornor Silica and  Stanley Streets.  52100 will purchase a central lot and residenco.  $3000 vi ill purcho.se four nice lots and rcoidcnco.  10 000 1'ooled Faiuront 1 cents.  Ulackcock (Ymli) shares 20 cento,  5000 Ulica at 11 cents.  Cheap loth, in _iurvio\v (IJogustown) Addition,  Steveqs5 Tfje Tailor  66  _liss Jii Deimoll his  M illi in l\ nl( o-of 1 ilesl  \eilniKs llisl npi ited     < ,  Ltssuns in i nihioidei j  ,ind 'I IiiiihI.u iiioi ninj.'  from  t lo I    JMiss 'I unbljn m (hiitf1-  1 ��o doois wesl of .Aliiilm (J Iti'dlj pV: C o  ?5  llisl   i el in ii( d   f i ot ii  Spokane  AiiK.iie,in noi ell i   li.ils    .S��eli  11 ind si e lliem  .ind  1 lee woik on \\ kJik wl.ij  Iiom 10   In   II,   oi   ,Ulet noons  ALEX STEWART  Turner & Bocckh block, NelHon, B. O.  Tie Nelson Electric Tramway Co., Ltd.  LOTS FOR SALE  ON EASY TERMS  Smoke  9 ��� ���  ROYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS   Canada Brag and Book Co.,  li:m:it__***d  Corner of Baker and Stanley Streets. Nelson  They Have Arrived at Last  50,000 Bulbs From Holland.  A choice .ishoi Lmcnt for present pl.inlniR. For the  cniHcmeiice of those who ciiniict ��iillnt tho Krcc.nlionj.��  afiill supply will lie on hand atKnkp duck ii Wilsons  and Fimtk Tauiblyu s, Bukei hlrei t.  UNION   MADE  Kootenay Cigar Manfg. Go.  Nelson, British Columbia.  Thefioyal Greenhouses, E. Gimelle, Prop.  Coiner Hooit l and Wn.nl SIleels  Bulbs  for  Fall  Planting*  20,000 Ilolland Bulbi toam\ein SoBtcmlior; .lOOOJapan  Lilies to an no in Oetoliei; IpiOOHliodoileiidions-, A/n!e.isr  *Mft_noIiiiH, Koses, etc, lo aim qui October. Thousandsi  of Hoses, Camelias, Jmnl and OinamoiitiilTiUKbliriiht.  etc., kiowiiik on niy own grounds for tho fall trade.  Cataloguo fteo,  M, J. Kenry     -     Vaneouver, B. O.  Larfre nmnlicr of choice building lols adjacent to the  line of then tianiw.ij. For pnee .md tenns of sale apply  to theollieeof Ihe coinp,ui} MaedoiMid block, coinei of  Jos-eplnne and Veinoii sticels.  T. C. iJUNCAN, Sccrelarj.  es  y. y. mm  GENERAL. BROKER.  Novelties in Millinery  I am in lecoipt of Ihe l.itest m inilliner} and imlli-  neij noiolties dntet fiom Non Yoik;  C.i!liind inspoit.  MRS* B. McL^AUOHUN  Joflciiliino Street, near Bilker,  "~~"_   .,...*    AEOllITiJOTS.  "~^"    r~*^~'  THWAltT & CAUIUK���Architeclfl.   Rooiiir 7 and 8 Ab  .J-J   erdeeu block. Baker street. Nelson.;  i:*ws**i_r���:*__j_To:E3  REAL ESTATE AND X.OANS.  FOB SALTS  5 Room House   .        $1300 | 50-Foot Corner    . $300  4-itoom House S'JOO  TlfE BRITISH COLUMBIA MINING RECORD.  The editor of I Ho abovejournal would lie glad 10 have  submitted to him. for coiiHidcmiion uliorf, .stories nnd. ar-  tieles for public.'tt.ioii in the special Christinas mui'ibor.  Accepted ni'tiuIeK iireliborally paid for. All MSB, must  be in liy the Jut of .Novumibur liy the latest. Address,  jVlaniigiug jfftlitor, J3. C. JVIining IJeeord, V. O. Drawer,  (>1��, Victoria, It. C  R. REISTERER & OO.  BREWKRS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Lag'er Beer,  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  s  son  s  MANUjrAOTUKKRS OF  ENGINES, BOILERS. SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OF EVERY "DESORIPTIOM  Repaiis promptly attended to.       P. O. Box 173.  LODGE MEETINGS.  ���R-NIGHTS OF PYTHIAS-Nelson Lodgo. Nt>r 2*v  ���*�������� Knights of Pythiaa, meets in i. O. O. _*. HaU,eonier  Baker ana Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at;  8 o'clock. Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  T. IjI LLIE. C. C. It.��. J OY, K. oi! R. * S,  ��. NELSON LODGi), NO. 23, A, U*. & A. M. .Meets  <*#%- second Wednesday in each month. Sojourning:  /^\ brethren invited.  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a flrst-class  Whoolwrlghf;.  Special attention given to all kinds of ropairlhg and  custom work from outside points.  SJjop:   *ial! Street, betweet] Baker and Vernon, Helsor  fvTKLSON L, O. L., No. JO'S, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall.  ^   corner Baker and Kootena>  btieetf, l��t and Srdt  Hridaj- of each month.   Visiting brethem cordially invited.  JOHN TOYE, W. M.      F. J. BUADLFjY, Rec. See.  ���JN'ELSON   _KRIE,  Nwnbcr  22,  Fratomal Order  of  '^    Eagles, meets ei cry Hceondaiid fourth Wednesday in  each month in Fratormty Hall.   Visiting brethren welcome.  J. IRVINQ, President       J. K. "VVKAY, Secretary.  "MELSON MIHERS' UNION  NO.  !Xi, "VV. F. of M.���  ���*���''   Meets in K. P. rooms, FnitcrnSty Hall,* the firat and  third Saturday eveniitg_ in eacli month at S o'cloelc,  ViHiliiig niembers welcome,  . JAMES WiLKS, Scc'y.      CHAS. A. McKAY, Pros.  NOTICE.  Notice is lioiobj ttnen ihut in llnil\ d.iis,  apply lo (he elnef eomiiiissionei ot kinds  .   .    ���, . ,  fo. piinnssion loeul piiidcpiiii.i^.ij IiiiiUm oil Ihe below  desenbed l.u ds ,  Coiiiuteiiiingai .\ posl .ihout il^o miles up Yuill cieek  ok I he \% csl u in of Koolt n.ii Like; (hence noith ciglilj  eliuiis, (Iiuiuf ��e t len ehains, thenee noilh sixty  eh mis liieneo ue>l ten eh mis, thenee noilh foilj  eh mis llie!K(> ��est ton elinins, thenee noith foilj  eli.uiis, (hence -nest len eli.nns; theiKC liQith foit>  (buns; Ihenei. ��e( ten (hiiins, ilienee no'th foil)  <h mi', Uiunee \\esl ten clnins, (hence noitli (mchU  th.uns tliinee ��est foin ehuii), thenee south t��eiil>  (.hams, (heme e.i^t toil (h.mis, UieiKe soi !h loit>  ehains, thenee cast (tn clums-; tlieneo south foiI>  ehuns, tin iK u tisl tin ehains, (heneo south foity  ehiiius, (heneo tist ten clinuii; thenco syulli foily  (h.iuibr Iheneo ei l leu chains? thence south si\t>  eh.mij, Ilienee eist fen chains, thenco south eighty  ih.iins, thenee eist foitj eh mis to the place of (.'om-  incneeinenl OHAUXJ-.S HILLYER,  Nelson JJ (' . Aug\st 181h, IS'*').   KOTIOE.  Notice lshoiebj gi\en (hat m thutj da>s, 1 intend Jo  .ipjih to tlie^chief(oiiiiuissioi'ci of kinds and i\oiks for  ]iei mission to eutund e.urj iiM.ij timbei oft the below  desenbed lands  ConimeiK mg.it i post, about two and a half utiles up  fiom the mu.itIi of ,i creek i mining into Ci.iwfoid JJaj,  on Jvoolcn.ii lake, and known as Giaj,eicck, maiked  noilhwesteoinei , fheiieecist foitj eh.uns, lluiiicenoith  ten ch.uns, Iheneo e is( (went} ( Ikiius , thenee noilh  ten chains, tlienco e.ist Ihntj Jne chains; thence kouIIh  twodnuns, IheiKce.ist seventeen ch.utib, thence soulh  _si\tj ol)iiiii!>; (hence west llfteon ch.uns:-lIionco-norlU���  ten (Nuns, thence west twenlj-llie cliains; (heneo  soulh (en chains, thence west M\tocn chains; tlienco  sautli (on chains, Iheneo west si\(ecn ch.miK, thenee  noi Mi ten chains, Iheuecwest foilyehauis; tlKiiecnoilh  foil} two chains to the place of commencement  HARRY HOUSTON.  Nelson, J3 t"., Septembei bth, IS'*')   NOTICE.  Notice is hcicbvgnoii Ih.itin lhu(> rtajs, I intend lo  pippb to the ejnel (oiiimi>sioiior of lands and Moiks, for  lienmssiou loiul .uid euij awpii timbei oil' the below  desi titled 1 mils;  CoiiiineticniK al (he noi the ist coi nci of TL I). MeDci-  tnidsiimbei eliimii on I .ifianeocieck, on south aim of  IviMilcirnj Luke, 'heme e.ist Ioi l\ chains, thenee south  ten eh nie, theiiee lksI nine!) elui'iis, Ilienee noilhlin  eh.iins, lhcneu easl foi l \ !l\e chains, Uieilee south titty  ch mis-, I heiK c w csl Hie chums I Iience soul h (en chains;  thciKc wesl sei lm) teen (.hums, I heme solilh ten chums;  IheiKU west eighteen ehuns. thence noilh ten chains;  theme west foi I j tli mis, I hence south ten ehains, ihemu  wesl foit} ehuns: llicnce south ten chains, thence west  foil} Ihe eliuijis, Ilienee noilh eighly chaius to place of  coinmuneeutenl. Ol'.O. QUAY.  Nelson, li, C , Sopleinbet 22nd, l&'IO.   NOTICE.  Notice is licicli} gncn tnat in Hurt} dajs, I intend to  appl} lo llieehiol fO!ii!iii,sionei of kinds and woiks,for  peimission to cut andean} awaj t.mboi oil' the below  desenbed lands  Cunuiieueiiiira' a posl about two md a half miles up  Liriaiicecieok, on I lie south aim of JCoolena} lake, com  mencinglit Uio noitliwostcJiuei ^licncuoahtfl-icelmiiis,  thence north foi ti ch.uns, thence e.isl twent} cluuiis;  tliencp noi tli ten eliuiis, (hence e.tsi mne chains; thenco  noilh ten cjiani^, Ihci cc east flic chains, thenee noith  ten chains, thonce cast ten chains; thence noith ten  ehuns, Ihence east ten eli.iuu, thenco noitli (en  chpiins; thoi'co east twelve chains, thonco j'orth five  climiio, Iheneo e.ist tlmtj eight chains, thence noith  twont} ch.iins, thence cast fouitccn chains; thenco  south twenty eh.iins, thonce west- eighteen cluims;  thenee soutli sin. chains, thenee west (went) chains;  thence soutli twent} ll.echains, thence west ten chains;  llicnce south twcnlj chains, thenee west twenty chains;  Uieueo south liftcen chain , thence west ten chaiiiH;  thence south twentj Jhc ch.nns, thence west eight  chains, thenco soutli twent} lhc chains, thence west  hoientccn chums, thenee ��outli eleien elinins; thenco  west twentj chains, Ihence noitli thnlj-two chums tQ  the pi tec of commencement. II. V. JMcDKUMID.  jNelson. B. C, August 2'Hh. 1S90. ,  NOTICE.  Notice is hcreb} gn en that in Hurt} dnjs I intend to  appl} to tho chiel conimissionei of kinds <uid woiks for  peimission to cut and cany .iw.i} timbei oil the below/  des(lilted kinds.  Commencing ,it a jiost ten chain1-south oi H. Houston S  noithe.ist coinei post, on Gra} rieek.iunnitiginto Ci.ivf^  ford Bin, on JCootonii} lakc.ai dthe icec.istfoil} chains;:  thence south eight} oli.uns, thenee west ten chains^  thence south eighty chains; tlience east ten cliains;  thence south forty cliains; thenco west forty chains;  thenco north fifty chains; thence west ten chains; thence  nortli one Iiiindrcd chains: thence east ten cliains;  thenco north, fifty chains to tho plree of coninicncenicnt,  THOMAS SPltOAT.  p Nelison, B. C, September LUi.  m  ���^ijjUui *"-^j^��  V 1.0-j.      -W$     _   ^     rTTT THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C. MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, ��� 1-899.  3  Bank of Montbsal  all paid  up.  Best,  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICONA AND  MT   ROYAL, President  Hon. GKO. A. DRUMMOND Vico-ProRident  K   S. OLOUSTON General Manager  THE BANK OF  R1TISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  nelson -_3*o__._src_3:  N.W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       BKANCIIKS IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal citiod in Canada.  Duy and soil Sterling Exchange and Cablo Transfers  (IRAN- COMMKRCIAI.   \NI) TKAVKT.I.K1W' CKKDITS,  avail.iblo in any part of tho world.  DRAKTS ISSUKD    COTpLKCTIONS MADK; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OK INTEREST PAID  'THE   CRIME   OF   WHIST."  A Conversation.  "Yes, it is true," answered Lnurn, as  she took the proffered seat and laid n side  her wrap, "J have resigned from the club,  and I never intend to play another game.  1 consider whist one of the curses of modern society."  " 'Jloly Sb. Francis, what a change is  here!' " quoted Miss Meredith. "Is it a  penance, it joke, or what ?"  "It is dead earnest."  "Really? Why, Laura, it hasn't beeu  ii month since you won the championship  and declared in all the enthusiasm of victory that there never was a more glorious game than whist."  "I know; but I have reformed, aud, if I  can, 1 shall persuade you to follow.  Whist is spoiling too many fine women."  "Of course you aro nothing if not extreme. What earthly harm can there be  in quiet, respectable whist as we women  play it? 1 think it is most satisfying,  most intellectual. As the summer girl  says, 'This is so sudden.' "  "Not at all;  it is the result of days of  serious reflection."  "And the reflection ?"  "Comes from���but it is quite a story;  have you au engagement?"  "This is league afternoon, but we don't  play until half-past three. Tell me all  about it."  "I will begin fit tlie beginning. Though  I had some twinges, I1 believe my fii&t  real misgiving was owing to a visit from  Mrs. Moreland. She called to ask if I  were ill���I hadn't been near her for six  months. ' I excused my neglect by saying  that- I was president of the American  Leads, champion of tlie Trophy, and  hadn't an hour I could call my own.  She said nothing to this, but soon took  leave. I could see she was hurt; and, of  ' course, that disturbed me. Then I  thought: 'Here is my dead mother's best  pl friend and mine ; no oue has ever been as  good to me as Mrs. Moreland ; yet I havo  let iif oy-two pieces of pasteboard keep me  from her for six months.' "  "But surely you were not playing iill of  the time?"  "I played at lea^t oue. game a day, and  when nob playing  I  was studying.    In  wliist, jis in everything else, one has to  keep up.    And thou I was obliged to rest;  there is? nothing so fatiguing.''  "That is true.    But go on."  "After thinking about Mrs. Moreland I  begjin to notice lots of things.    I was neglecting  the housekeeping.    At night I  was  too tired  to read the news to my  _ fatheK__I_ti'ied_to, but nodded_ovor every  paragraph.    I  had let  the mending  go,  hadn't  had a needle  in  my  hands for  mouths.    In current literature I was a  back    number���except    in    the   whist.  periodicals; I was well up in those.    Then  at the games "themselves there woi-e little  things that���well���were not nice,"  "What sort of things?"  "Somehow all of us were different.    Instead of being well-mannered, thoughtful, and considerate, we had become rude,  intolerant, and uncharitable."  "Sio-ely not!"  "I will give you an instance. You  kuow Mrs. Huntj what a dear little shy  woman she is? A Veil, she caught the  fever about a month ago, had lessons  and was completely fascinated. I was at  several games where she took part; it  mortifies me to recall them. Her dearest  friends maneuvered to avoid playing  with her; the expression of the unsuccessful avjis far from gay. On one occasion I  played at the samo table with her, though  I wasn't her partner. If you could have  seen the veiled impatience and ennui at  that table! Mrs. Hunt did wonderfully  well for a beginner; of course she didn't  know the first thing about real whist.  We prompted aud advised her, with the  result that she forgot the little she knew  and made the most dreadful mi&plays.  Her partner was quite sharp with her.  Something pathetic iu her innocent eyes  brought me to my senses. I pi-essed her  hand under the table. It was like ice.  She was actually trembling with neruoua-  ness and mortification. Now, isn't that  a pretty state of affairs���a lot of women  giving theii* best efforts to a game of  cards that makes them ill-mannered, unfeeling, almost brutal? Mrs. Hunt's is  not an unusual case."  "I am forced to admit that it is so common, that I have never thought of looking  at it in that way."  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Si\aguay, U. S., Atlin,, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yut\ot\ District.  "Another point. Think, dear, of the  time that you aud I have wasted on  whist."  "Don't call it wasted. You arc a magnificent player, and no real perfection can  be wasted."  "You are wrong there. I have spent  years on whist, in the same time I could  have learned several languages, and a  new language means an introduction to  what is best in ji foreign country."  But you have learned the king of  games."  "J am not at all sure .about that. The  chances in whist run up to the hundreds  of thousands. 1 see something new in  every game I play. Tlie niles and  methods and leads are continually changing. Unless you give your whole time to  it you arc left behind with nothing ; for  whist letids to nothing else."  "How can you say that? I can mention a dozen things that wliist teaches���  analysis, for instance: reasoning; the  power to plan and execute."  "Analysis of what ? Leads. Why my  partner played so and so. Adversary  was forced for such and such a purpose.  Reasoning? If I play the queen will it  draw my adversary's king ? As for plans,  they are all the same : to make the ad-  vcrsaries lose. A nice sort of training  this for the human mind. It is imbecile,  and the sad part is that all the women of  the country go mad on the subject."  "Do be reasonable, Laura. Plow can  whist really injure society?"  "It the first place, it kills conversation,  and that's an old story. In Prance and  England, when everybody became whist-  crazy, it's a matter of history that conversation, before most brilliant, was overshadowed. Whist had taked its place,  and the salon was swept away."  "A real calamity, I grant, but I do not  believe whist caused it."  "Of course it did. People who play  whist never talk, and that leads to unsociability���hinders tho forming of new  friendships'. Whist-players uot only  cling to one little coterie, but, if possible,  to one partner. With people you see  every clay there is little to talk about,  none of the give and-take of quick-witted  strangers A card-playing household, is  never an intelligent household. There is  no doubt in my mindEthat the fall of the  salon was ov* ing to whist."  "'Now that I think of it, I haven't made  any now friends since I took up whist."  "I have not only failed to make new  ones, but, as you see, have neglected the  old���and not only Mends, but kindred.  My own sisters complain that they never  see me except when I want something;  which brings in another effect of whist���  oeliishness."  "What else ? Don't you admit a single  virtue? I suppose the memory is not  strengthened by wliist."  "Whist is no real exercise for the  memory."  "Oh, Laura I Think of yourself; think  of the playei'S who can remember every  oue of the fifty-two cards and wlio played them, who can go back and recount  the whole battle step by step!"  "Do 3rou call that wonderful? Ajiy  "child "can do- better. Tlfere-are"boys of  eight in the spelling-class of the fifth-  ward city school who can recite from two  hundred to two hundred and fifty words  iu their printed order. Their teacher  told me so and proved it."  CORPORAfiJ[rF~THFciTrOf NELSON  NOTICE  TO MUNICIPAL  VOTERS.  Tho follouijiRpcitoiMiuc entillcil lobo placed on Ihe  Volt'iV List for I ho City of \'_h,on, vi/..:  An} miilooi fcimilo bciiif. <i DnlNhsuliKicI of tlio full  iiKi) of liu'iil} -on��}enp>, mIio-pImII l���ivi"|i,ii(l on or bofoio  (ho Ku-1 dav of pVoMiinbor novt .ill iimnicD'til iiiiin,  L.(.m.>s,HSMJ-timciit.s.UHl license foe* ]ni},il)lo byhiin orliw  to tho miiniciiiiility.  (,i) Who i. llie nv-csseil o-m nci oflpinds or of linproiu-  ���uunls, oi I In1 .issi;s-,eil occupier of turnip sitimlo nllliin  the iniituul'pility, or  (b) Who r*iiu>Hi(ltiil of ami ti(iiuc->on business iiml is  Ihe holilus of ,i ti.idei's Iicuhmj in the inumoip.iltli, tho  iiliiin.il fee for w hich is not loss th.m live dotlnis, or*  (c) Who is ,i hoiisulioldor w.Uiin the mmupip.ilil}.  No poison sh.ill lie entitled to vote under a householders (jii.ililicition, nor shall his or hoi n.utie he included In the Annual Voteis' Ijist unless he or she shall,  on oi befoie the Kirst d.iy of Decenihui nu\(, enter Willi  the undarhitj-iicil his or her name ns n voter, uiul shall  ni.ike and pelson.illy deliver to the umtoidiKncd <it the  'cinii" tune a st.itutoiy dccIai.Uioii, the form of which  in.iv bo nbtuincd .it the city ofHces.  My Oxloi. J. it STRACIIAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, IJ. C October 12th, 1SOT.  Special Notiee to the People of Kootenay  I am now prepared to test the eyes  of the people, as I have in my department a first-class optician. I have a  large selection of gold frames and the  very best of lenses. Call and get your  eyes examined at  JACOB DOVER'S The Jeweler  SHORTHAND AND  TYPEWRITING.  SHOItniANJ"). Ti]ie��iititii;  Tonus lo.i-io.iiiblo.  ind bookoepiiiR LiusjIiL    Viiplj  to "Miss II. J Ji .indl Il.inJ  Apj>Io��1i.iitc block. West JJikei street, Noi <on.  SQUIRE'S   RANCH   FOR   SALE  Oontalnluft 120 aerea of land within ona and a  quarter miles of Kelson.   For further  particulars apply to  FRED   J.   SQUIRE,   Nelson,   B.   C.  "Really? It seems impossible. So then  in your opinion whist is uot only useless,  but a sociiil, moral, and mental blight."  "Undoubtedly. Also a physical blight,  for it injures the health."  "My dear! Excuse my laughing, but  you are too absurd. Now you are "joking."  "Not a bit of it. At the first stage of  my regeneration I noticed how old all of  us were looking. Every proficient whist-  player, even the youngest, had a deep  furrow between the brows'; it is one of  the first penalties we pay. Then, all of  us had the niewcd-up expression that  comes from lack of oxygen. Our complexions were ashy, or, woise still, yellow.  Find nie a l'osy face constant Jit the card-  table if you can. No one can sit over  whist and keep well; the little lunches  between games would ruin any digestion.  I have a most promising cjise of dyspepsia, and it hits tiiken the form of puffy  flesh. You know, my dear, my figure  used to be thought beautiful���I can s;vy  so now that it's gone. There is nothing  Avorse than the sitting habit and Avhist  gi\res it."  FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast. " '���  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds,  what you want is not in stock we will mako it for you  CALL AND GET PRICES.  "I haven't a leg left. Let me see : . iiist  makes one selfish, unsociable, taciturn,  uncharitable. It hinders mental develop-  ment. leaves no time for graces or  graciousness, ruins the health, invites old  age���auything else?"  "You might add that it ought to be  treated as an epidemic and stamped out.  Have I converted you?"  "You have impressed, but not converted. I can not admit that whist has  no saving grace. I know you so Avell,  Laura, and���excuse my saying it���you  are prone to extravagance in everything.  I don't think I shall give up whist; I  shall need it Avhen I am old."  "My dear, 1 can't bear to think of you  as a card-playing old Avonian I"  "But I, Avith great satisfaction, can see  myself seated in an extra largo and comfortable arm-chair���pufl'y and fat and  wheezy, barely able to hold my thirteen  cards in my gouty, pin-cushiony hands;  ivll of my teeth, much of my hair, and  most of my five senses gone, but for all  that an sigreeable and niuch-sought-for  partner in the game of games."  "What a true picture ! I shall Avrite  under it, 'The last stage of Avhist���be  warned in time.' But don't let me keep  you any longer.    Good-by."  The Tremont Hotel  IV1AL0NE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  w  Wi)  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.  W  US)  m  m  w  m  m  D. McArthur & Co.  ���}���(=><��=>��� (=!���&���(=>���(=>'(=)'(=>���(=}��� (=>'!=>'(=>���(=>��� C=3'(=3-  l^aiaia  i'c=>'i=>'e=>  Headquarters for Miners and Frospeetors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKK STREETS, NELSON  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEERS HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  THE NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortpablo bedrooms and  llrst-class dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  BUY THEIR LllMBER  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  Mrs.  E.  G.   CLARKE, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary,  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.  A large stock of Ant-class dry material on hand, alhQ  a full lino of sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:   Foot of Hondryx street, Nelson  John Rae, Agent  Telephone, 91  Brick aqd Lime   Lime 70 Gerjts per 100 pounds.   Will deliver in ton lots  Brick $12 per thousand.  At yard or on scows at government wharf.  Manager.  The finest hotel in tho interior.  Large sample rooms.   Steam heat and oloctric light.  The West ICootenay Brick & Lime Co., Ltd.  Baker SlrooL  T. G. PROCTOR, Manaser  GOAL!  GOAL!  GREAT REDUCTION  MED COAL  X*>_3I_I'V*E!_S*E3*D  Special rate, for cmlopid loU for outside point"-.  TKLEPHOXK     C<   W<   Wegt  &   Cq>  Wood! Wood! Wood!  Good dry wood, al! lengths.   Leave  orders   at  Jacobson's feed  store  on  Vernon  street (next  door to Tribune  Office).   Telephone 97.   JOHN CROFT.  ONE DOLLAR A LOAD  The undersigned has a largo quantity of fir, cedar, and  tamarac Blobs in 10 inch and 4 foot lengths, suitable for  stove wood, which will be Bold for S?t a load at tho mill  >af ' NELSON SAW & PLANING MILLS. Limited.  Nelson. AUffURt l!Hh. ISR  HAIR GOODS AND HAIR ORNAMENTS  Switches from $2 up.  MRS. J. W. KE AHNK Yhas opened a Ladi eh Hair Preying Parlor in room I, Victoria block, Nelbon, and in prepared to fu'iiUh everything in tlie way of hair ��oodi  aud linir tonics.   Treatment of ihe scalp a specialty.  CORNER OV WARD ANP VERNON STS.. NELSON  Madden-House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  THE NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  OFFICE AND MILLS CORNER HALL AND FRONT STS., NELSON.  CT*  A   I  D\/l C\A/      THE  FINEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY JN   NELSON  |" ^\ I |\   y   I L�� VY Al1 the uiso'cl lots in tne  Fa'rview Addition to Nel  son 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 J;   _f\   WARD,   LOCal Agent.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail   .   e Dealers Jn Meats-  Hj:-ad Ofpici; at   NELSON���B.  O.  The only hotel in Nolson that has remained under one  management slnco 1890.  _ Tho "bod-rooms aro well fnrnkhod and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room Is not second to any In Kootenay.  Thotiar is alwp'iysstocked bythe best domestic and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  Largo and well lighted Heated by hot al  Reasonable rate* Samplo roonw  Electric bells and light In every room  Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL  VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS. Proprietor  Vxco mis moots all trainB Royflleinkn    B   fi  Honrly street car to station nBVBiaiUROj Wi w��  NIghtGrill Room in connection, for the convenience of  guests arriving and departing by night trains.  notice!  On arid after tlio Isl of October 18'f), IlieClmmt ('uiili.il  Hole! will be run ������ti Icily on ll>p Kiiropciu pi.in.  Wn him Jlltf'd una new dining tooin iwlh >i p-tnting  ciji.ioit) for one hunched people which will he inn in  connection with Die hotel. .All meuls twt'iiM ll\ i* < fill -..  p.ijablo in the dining loom. Will be pleased (o fiiiiimh  ntc.U tickets on application.  Rooms by the day, week 01 month.  Thanking yon for >aui'goncion<. patronage in the p.ist,  and trusting to bef.ivoipd \wth n continuance of -.line in  tho futillo. I teiii.iin, lespcclfiill} jour-  V. SIMPSON'.  Vienna Restaurant  Baker street, between Josophino and  H.ill htrcets, Nolhon.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS, DAY OR NIGHT  HAKERY IN TONNKOTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A  SPKCIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  3S.      "EaCTJ JEfFLST,     *E'**R.O_=>*]RI*EI*-?0*R  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NELSON. Ii. C.  Coffco roasters nnd dcalera In Tea and Coffee  Oiler frosh roasted collco of bcht qualit} as follow* ���  Java find Arabian Madia, per pound.     ...       .    10  Java and Mocua Ulend, 3 pounds..     .     .     . .���     1 00  Kino Santos, I pounds  .  1 00  Santos ninnd, 5 pounds . ,    . , 1 00  Onr Special Illend, (i pounds ...        .....      .    ,  1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  1 00  A tilal order solicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors East  of  Oddfellows  Block",  West  Baker Steoet  Wholesale Markets at Itaison, Rossland, Sandon and Greenwood.  Retail Markets at Uclson, Kaslo, S.mdon, >Sil\erto��, New Denver, Ymir, IV.iil, Grand Forks,  Citscade, Oioenwood, IMidway, <uul Sirdar.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KIN'D^ OF'  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLKSAMS AND RKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  BaRer Street, Nelson   E. G. TRAVES, Manager  ORDKRS BY MAIL RKCKIVK CARKKUL AND PROMPT ATTKNTION.  JUST ARRIVED A CARLOAD OF  Anheuset=Busch  Highest  Lager Beer!  by the trade in Nelson.  A. B.  class Lager produced.       On sale  ASK FOR IT  R. P. RITHET & CO., Ltd., Victoria, Agents for B. C.  CRAY, Agent for Kootenay, liakor .St., NuNon, Next OrldiVIIows  Building  GROVE HOTEL BEER GARDE  NEAR NELSON & FORT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT.  THE  BEST  BEER  BREWED AT  HOME  OR  ON DRAUGHT OR IN BOTTLES.  ABROAD  Fred J, Squire, Merchant Tailor  FULL LINES OF FALL AND WINTER SUITINGS  OPPOSITE* SILVER KING HOTEL  WEST BAKER STKKKT, NKLSON  yM THE TRTBUNE:  NELSON, B. 0. MONDAY OCTOBER 23, 1899.  The only house in Kootenay carrying Ml lines of  SCALES  FURNACES  BRUNTONS  TRANSITS  SCORIFIERS  v  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  CRUCIBLES  MUFFLES  FLUXES  OF  ALL KINDS  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C,  Fall  Overcoats  Now is the time 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.  In accordance Avith a time honored  custom in Great Britain, upon tlie eve ofthe departure of troops for active service,  the members ol! the local company of tlie  Rocky Mountain Rangers paraded yesterday for divine service at St. Saviours  church, Avhere Rev. H. S. Akehurst de-  liArered a very impressive sermon. The  circumstance that four members of tho  company leave this evening to join the  Canadiiin contingent for service in South  .Africa created unusual interest in the  parade and hundreds of citizens turned  out to see how the boys looked. As a  matter of fact it aviis the best parjide  that the local company has liad. and the  **���"*--  comments were coinplimentai'y.  Thei-e Avere but three members of the  gun club who appeared at the traps on  Saturday for the regular weekly shoot���  Messrs. Williams, Carrie and Hall. They  returned tlieir scores as IS, 17 and 10, respectively.  The Nelson Coke <fc Gas Company is  calling for tenders for the erection of a  stone building 140 by 30 feet, but tenders'  must be in this eA'euing. The Avails of  the building will be 20 feet high from the  floor to the eaves.  The license commissioners for the Nelson license district Avill meet today for  the purpose of considering the ajipiica-  tion of Frederick Fislier for an hotel  license at Kitchener.  Frederick Flannigan Avill be taken to  the NeAV Westminster penitentiary on  Wednesday by constable Forrester of  Robson.  N. Fit'/stubbs is expected to return to  Nelson about  the  end of the month and  BUSINESS   MENTION.  J. A  Wanted���A gentleman teacher to give  |iii\pi(o lessons in business blanches, to .1 youth .ibout  fifteen. One ���ho c.in (e.ioh piano lnefened. ('.ill on  Mis IMallettc, Kootcn,i,.\ Jlotol.  The Tribune jioav has a fairly complete  bookbindoi j, thice additional jnet es of ni.ichineij liav-  inK been loconuil ^cstcrdaj hum llairisbuip;, Pennsjl-  \am.i. Old books and in<iK<i/.uies 1 abound, and any kind  or blank book in.uiuf.ictuied.  For Sale���Two good pool tables, in first-  class shape; for sale clie.xp. foi cash. Addiess "Pool  Tabic,' 11ok .-)S.i, Itosslaiid, 11 C.  Furnished rooms to let.    Apply to Mrs.  Ij. M. Jameson, Cm ncy JJloek, Uakcr sheet, \\ est.  Offices to rent���Single or in suite.  Ilcady for oecup.aiicy November 1st. Appl} to John  Houston. Tiibuno OJlice.  For Rent���A  stoi'e  on Vci-non sti'cet,  opposite The Tiibunc oilicc. S10 a niontli. Appl) to K.  Kilby.  ESTABLISHED JN  NELSON,  1890 -  American  Watche  Have always been a specialty with us, and concentrating on these alone, to the exclusion of foreign  makes, we'have a 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 Designs  We have some very exclusive ones in solid and  filled gold and other good selling styles in endless  variety.  The National  Gold and Silver  Mining Company,  Limited Liability.  OPERATING   IN   THE   YMIR   DISTRICT,  B. G.  DSamoeds and all.  -Predoms���Stoees-���  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, all work guaranteed.  JACOB  DOVER, Jeweler  WE SELL AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  u&rters  For Miners and  Workinginens Clothing-  pwE_*MCE_To_ALL  ga^er street  eo  For Winter Outfitting  Underclothing", Mackinaws,  Gloves and Mitts.  W. P. DICKSON  E. H. H. APPLEWHAITH  J. McFHEH  1 Iff IJ �� H88  ELECTRIC S0PPLIES  , c*Hi^.i*ivrs =  The Ajax group, situated on Tamarac mountain, and almost immediately  adjoining the famous Tamarac .mine,  near Ymir, B. C., consisting of the  "Ajax," "Gold Drop Fraction," and  "Lookout Fraction."  There are several ledges running  through the claims, on one of which a  large amount of development work has  been done on the "Ajax" claim. These  claims are credited with having the  Tamarac lead which, together with the  showings made upon the Ajax, should  make the shares of the company  desirable "as an investment. The  directors have decided to offer a block  of 50,000 pooled treasury shares  for sale at one cent until Saturday,  "Oct6b~eF21st7l8997"the proceeds to~5e~  used in completing a crosscut tunnel  now being driven to cut the ledge.  There is a good opportunity to make a  ready turn in the purchase of these  shares at the price quoted. For further particulars apply to  Alex Stewart, Broker  P. O. Box 69, Nelson, B. G.  PALACE CONFECTIONEBY  FOR FINE CHOCOLATE  AND BON BONS  Sole nKf-nt for Xelson for (limotiK Jims, rolclir.itpd It  I! ('liorolituh mid Hon lions. One tf.n of tlie ��mo to  ftniu' in <i few <IpV)-.  OLYMPIA AND EASTERN OYSTERS  .\1UII\ INC,  DAILY.  Fiinoy Pukci untl Pushy, Plums, Pcpielies Gi.ijius.  IJaiuuiiw, C.ijie Cod f'l.uiboirius, Pmir-i .uid ull Kiinl in.  hOllsOiI.  UMiiorWiiidiuidlMkcrSl*      ^    fl      f^CDQNALD  Mills & Jjoit's uldht.md.  wk HAvr &i:ctiLi.D nu: sou: AGr:NCY kok  k it i t rvav   w i ted v  IMITATION'S CAN' NOT NOW U*K PUT ON  THK "MAllivKT.  Vbknos .Stukkt  JfitUSOK, II. C.  THORPE & GO., ltd,  Great  Bargains  in w inter  (���foods  Don't make the mistake  of paying regular prices  for staple articles when  you can secure them at  50 cents on the dollar.  Here are some.  PRICES WHICH  GANN0T BE BEAT  Men's Tweed Pants, regular price  $1.76, reduced to $1; Men's  heavy tweed suits, regular price  $12, reduced to $7; regatta shirts  regular price $1.25, reduced to  50 cents; men's silk ties, regular  price 50 cents, reduced to 25  cents; men's long boots, regular  price, $5, reduced to $3; men's  tweed caps, regular price 50  cents, reduced to 25 cents. All  other goods also at greatly reduced prices.  Complete Bl��ctrlc Equipments for Electric Power Transmissloii and Lighting for Mines, Towna  Electric Fixtures, _,ampi. Bells, Teiep-oneB, Annunciators, Etc,  P. o. Box 606. JosepMne Street, Nelson, B. O.  A hiti. sizes-ofJSlijiik Hook*, with every kind of Hpcciul nillujj; and printed  lictuIiiiK��--, niniiiii'iirtiircd right hero in  p*-**-  jVcIaoi), by wclJ-piud workmen, wlio hpend their eaniitiKK in Nelson.   Tribune Association, LimiUS-, Vernon St. I  armm:n:Ems  Are  invited for hauling coal for six  months.    Apply   Crow's   Nest   Pass  Coal Co.  .    CHARLES ST, BARBE, Agent.  EIjLIOT JHjOCK. BAKEIl HTJtEKT. NELSON.  NOTICE.  pSciilcd Tenders arc rciiiicstcd for Ihe construction of  buiUliiiKS for (.lie Nelson Gas & Coke Works, to be liimil-  od in not later than Monday, 2 ii.iii.. October _{rrl, at the  Cointiaiiy's ollice, Odd Follow'* Uloek, City of Ncltjon.  Kids may be eliwsfflcd thus:  KuimiHlimis of _tnric.  JUiistfm'y and brickwork in -the wall conijilcto.  Carpenter work with or without iimtei'ml.  Lumber awl fitrnip-liing.s' for buildings according: to  plans and: speeilleations which miiy be neon lit I he (Join-  pauy'K ollice.  Certified checks iuu.it nceoiiipany each and every Tender, equal to 10 percent, of tlio amount ofthe louder..  Time will be a primary consideration. The lowest oriiny  tender not neeesKarily accepted.  ��� I  .,.   .   ... iJjVyil) _IOillUS, Ktiglneor. J  resume liis duties as warden of the provincial .jail. During the absence of  W. IT. Bullock-Webster, and until captain Fitzstubbs returns, .John A. Turner,  government agent, will act as -warden.  SHORT BITS OF NELSON NEWS.  At tub PHjYir���Di\ Morrison, McLeod;  Harry J. Scschcu, St. Louis ; A. E. Patterson, Silverton ; G. H. Barnhart, A. T.  Coldwell, Rossland ; A. IT. B. Macgowan,  Vancouver ; A. .). lleiner, Sandon, Frank  Brown, Sandon ; F. Fainer, Sandon ; T.  pS. Gore, Victoria ; 11. Bowman, Van-  conver ; It. IMiirpole, Vjincouver; 11. .1.  Ciimbio, Vancouver ; F. S. Barnard, Vie-  toi'iii; A. T. Arnistcad, Vancouver; AV.  P. Gundy, Toronto ; A. K. Ithodcn,  Shanghai; S. Schneider, Paris ; Mis. At-  wood, Grand Forks; Mrs. McArthur,  Grand Forks ; Miss Jainieson, Grand  Forks ; Lee Coombs, Rossland; Arthur  O'Leary, Rossland; Andrew J. Black,  Vancouver; Harold J. Sims, Greenwood;  Louis Levy. Sandon; G. IT. Barnhart,  Ymir ; AV. A. Turner, Yinir ; Harry IT.  Cooper, Ymir ; R. AV. McFarland, Ymir;  E. P. Davis, Vancouver; Geo. McL.  Brown, Vancouver ; T. P. Garrison,  Spokane ; S. Somerson, and son, Van-  conver; Roy B. Ritchie, Portland.  At thi-j CIpUU���A, Finnegan, Silverton;  Frank James, Silverton ; AV. IT. Andrews,  Silverton ; J. Allison, Silverton ; R. Patterson, Granite; Felix Donnelly, Slocan.  At thk Humk.���G. A. Mitchell, Rossland ; Stanley Henderson, Vancouver;  Allen D. Dodds, Vancouver;'Mrs. F. McKay, Kaslo; J. P. AVilson, Bonnington;  J. Frank Collum, AVellesley, Mass.; J. F.  W. Master, Rossland; M. Griuckcl, Clii-  capo; T. C. .iolinson, Montreal- A- McAllister, AA^innipeg; A. II. Long, Port  Hope; John Y. Connoi-, Rossland; W. II.  Langridge, Revelstoke; F. McDevitt,  Spokane; II. Red path, Robson; II.  Kearns, Ymir; R. AV. McFarland, Ymir;  Peter Home, Granite; A. Farnland,  Arrowhead; Harold Thomas, London ; JI.  E. T. Haultain, Yellowstone B. Goodwin, San Francisco; AV. G. McMyun,  Midway.  At thk MAnnKN.���Phil Kearney, Butte :  Henry R. Cody, Ka-ilo; Ed waul Cody,  Kaslo.  At   this   C*\.YUh'i3,���T.   S.   Herron,   J.  Ilorron,    S.   Dolan,    J.   MePherson,   II.  Oragcrl, II. P. Thrall, Molly Gibson mine.  At  T1115  Tric.mont.���J.  AV. Appleton,  Spokane; N. Bole, Bert AVinn, Ymir,  At the Queen's.��� M. J. Mahoney,  Kaslo; Rev; J. Coccolo. St. Eugene Mission; Mrs. William Jackson, Glasgow;  A. McKenzie, Dauphi; F. AV. Gladden,  Greenwood; 11. F. Downie, Victoria; L.  Levesque, Robson; J- Vogler, Oro; Mrs.  C. M. Turner aud children, Calgary; Mr.  and Mrs. A. AV. Hobbs, Slocan City; Mrs.  Barclay, Silvcrtoii; Miss K. Costeilo, Calgary: Peter Gcnelle, Nsilnisp.  Onr Great  Sale is  Still on  Since it opened we have  sold $3000 worth of the  goods from the bankrupt  stock which we purchased  in Sandon. But we can  still offer  A  LARGE  CONSIGNMENT  JUST  OPENED  We can supply you with Cartridges  TO SUIT YOUR RIFLE  CarpentersMooIs  A   FULL   LINE  SHELF HARDWAR  THE BEST ASSORTED  STOCK  IN THE KOOTENAYS  STOVES AND  KITCHEN UTENSILS  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  ARE YOU BURNING UP MONEY  ���^������������9-_H___a��_a_H_H__a_��a--t_B__M_M-~-i^^Hn_x��_^En__^��a_i__w-^~BB*M__Ma_^  Because Your Stove or Range Cannot be  Regulated to Save Fuel?  IT WILL PAY YOU  TO EXAMINE  OUR NEW STOCK  OF  STOVES AND RANGES  The ���saving in fuel effected will soon eQual  thc��cost of the range!' It can be so quickly  and easily regulated1 that there need be no  waste of heat or fuel. New" patented "ini-'  provehicnts olfer you.more convenience and  comfort than you'll find in any other range.  TWO  CAR  LOADS TO  SELECT  FROM  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.  oaiD le soma  Lang's Celelrated Cream Flake  Sodas, 3-lb Cartons  ���  Kirkpatrick <^ Wilson  M__eMme!y��_��  We have just received a large consignment ofthe  DYSON-GIBSON   COMPANY'S  JAMS  AND   PICKLES  Also a complete assortrnent of the  TORONTO  BISCUIT COMPANY'S SWEET BISCUiTS  Baker Stroot Wosst, Nolson  John A. Irving & Co.  Bros.  _i?L-cr*M:*B*E3*Bis�� -Eioro.  0*E>*E33RJfiLi*MO"Q*iS33  BLOCK  fl  4&

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