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 $  'fe'?  \m  m,  m&  WHITE MEETS WITH DISASTER  Two Regiments and a Battery Surrender.  London, October 31.���Tlie following is  the text of general  White's  dispatch  to  the war office : "Ladysmith, Oetober 30,  1:35 p. m.���I have to report a disaster to  the column sent by me to take a position  on a hill  to guard  tho  left Hank  of the  troops.    In   theso  operations  today the  Boyal Irish  Fusileers,  No.  10  Mountain  buttery,   and   tho   Gloucestershire  regiment Avere  surrounded in  the hills,  and  after   losing heavily  had  to capitulate.  The casual Lies  liave not  yet been  ascertained.    A man of the Fusileers, employed as a hospital orderly, came in   under a  Hag of  truce with a letter from the survivors of the column, who asked for assistance to bury the dead.    I  fear  tliere  is no doubt  of  the truth  of the  report.  J formed  a plan, in the curry ing out of  which tlio  disaster  occurred, and   I   am  alone responsible for the plan.    Tliere  is  no blame whatever to  the troops, as  the  position was untenable."  General White in a subsequent dispatch  ,'* S-.--, ..  ^_K?w.  r*V����t;  OTw��3r*��-*<.  WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 1, 1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $6 A YEAR; WEEKLY, $_.  lin Evening Herald ridicules the idea of  "Great Britain menacing Russia after  sir George White's message."  Caphtown, October 31.���The .South  Africjin published the following dispatch :  Ladysmith, October 31.���A Imttle is proceeding at the foot of Uinbanbane, a few  miles fi'oin Ladysmith. Several shells  have dropped into the town.  London, October 31.���A special dispatch from Ladysmith says: "ThcBoeis  suffered severely during the engagement.  THE LONDON MORNING PAPERS  FULL EXTENT OF THE DISASTER  lieutenant  lieutenant  lieutenant  lieutenant  says: "Tlie following is  the  list of the  officers taken prisonei-s today:  Staff-major Ad ye.  Irish Fusileers: colonel Carlton,  major  Munn, major Kincard, captain Burrowes,  captain  Rice, captain Silver,  lieutenant  Heard,   lieutenant   Sonthey,  Bhipps, lieutenant  McGregor,  -ionics,    lieutenant     Kelly,  Doonc,   lieutenant   Kentish,  Kinshaw, lieutenant Jendwine, chaplain  Matthews.    Of the above  captains  Hice  and Silvei- were  wounded.  Gloucestershire Regiment: major Himi-  plu-ey, major Capelgui-e, major Wallace,  captain Duncan, captain Connor, captain  Bryant, lieutenant Nisbet, lieutenant  Ingham, lieutenant Davy, lieutenant  Knox, lieutenant Temple, lieutenant  Riulice, lieutenant Breul, lieutenant Hill,  lieutenant Short, lieutenant Smith, lieutenant Mackenzie, lieutenant Beasley,  lieutenant Gray. Of the above captains  Duncan Jind Connor wove wounded  Royal Artillery : major Bryant.  Mountain Battery: lieutenant Wheeler, Iieuteiiiint Nugent, lieutenant Moore,  lieutenant Webb.  RELIEF THAT COMMUNICATION  Has Been Cut Between Ladysmith and Durban.  Lonpon, November I.���An ominous  curtain has iigiiin descended upon affairs  iii" Nat ill. No dispatches except the  official telegram:*-* of general White liave  thus far been permitted to mention the  disaster, and no telegram from Ladysmith has been received in London since  the advices from the British commander.  This gives rise to fi belief that com-  mimication lias already been cut, in which  event some time must elapse before details regarding the British" losses aie  iieceived. If war office officials have  received information on this point, they  have icfrained*from publishing it. General White's estimate that the British  losses woro about ninety is evidently  quite separate from tlie probable losses  in killed and wounded among the captured  battalions, on this point there is the  greatest suspense among the relatives of  the prisoners.   Make But Brief Comments Editorially.  London, October 31.���The afternoon  papers made only brief editorial comments on the news from Ladysmith, but  their head lines voiced the feeling of  ���general dismay .-The tone of-tho editorials  can be summed up by the following from  the St. Jaines Gazette: '"It is evident  that the patriotism and fortitude of the  nation are to bo tested in real earnest by  these operations of ours iu Natal agJiiust  orders. Genei-al White had a difficult  task .set him, and we must take the  disaster with the dogged coolness whieli  Britons know how to display. We .shall  await the final result without appie-  heiision."  The Globe calls upon the British empire to receive this "bitter and unpala-  tJible dispatch" with the spirit of a groat  nation who relies ou its invincible ie-  .servos'of strength.  Much Depends on Buller.  London, October 31.���One asmounce-  ment today was received by the British  with unfeigned satisfaction, namely, the  arrival of general Buller at Capetown;  bub it is pointed out that Buller cannot  cud the war without an army oorps, and  some of the troops wliich are to compose  it have not even left Euglaud for South  Africa. Dispatches from Capetown show  that Buller's reception there m as most  enthusiastic. He was welcomed by gen-  ei'al sir Frederick Forester Walker, after  which both enteied ii carriage Jind drove  to Government House, escorted by mounted police and mounted volunteers. They  were wildly cheered by throngs of people  lining the route. There were cries of  "Avenge Majuba!" and wild cheers for the  general. Buller's face was impassive as  he returned military salutes for cheers.  Irish Papers Gleeful,  London, November 1.���The Irish  Nationalist papers are quite gleeful. The  Dublin Evening Telegraph, John Dillon's  paper, says: "A big bully triumphant is  no lovely spectacle, but a big bully beaten  is the very acme of disgrace."   The Dub-  Is Not Yet Acknowledged.  '  London, October 31.���While minor reverses were  not  wholly  unexpected, no  Englishman ever dreamed that anything  like the staggering blow general Joubert  delivered to general White's  foi'cos  yesterday threatened  tlie British  arms in  South Africa,  and,  apparently, the full  extent of the disaster is not yet acknowledged.     Enquiry at the war office seems  to indicate that tho  military  dispatches  contain  other    particulars,  which   it is  deemed inexpedient to publish  immediately, but the serious nature  of  which is  now distrusted.    The story as already  known, however, is sufficiently bad.   The  loss in effective men must beappjilling to  ji general who is  practically surrounded.  Two of the finest British regiments and si  mule battery deducted from  the Ladysmith garrison weakens it about ji fifth  of its total strength, and altei-s the whole  situation very mjitei ially in favor  of the  Boers,  who,   once    again,    have  shown  themselves  stern   fighters  and  military  strategists of superior order.    The disaster to the British is from   1100  to 2000  men and six 7-pounder  screw guns, and  as the Boer artillery is already  stronger  than imagined, the capture of these guns  will be ji great help to the Boers.  Apart from the immediate loss in effectives, which will seriously, cripple gpn-  eral White's operations, the Biitish defeat must have a depressing effect on tiie  balance" of the Ladysmith forces, while it  may be expected to liave much weight  with tho Boers who are wavering as to  which side to support, and immensely  raise the morale of the Boer forces and  bring crowds of j-ecruits to their standard. Further news must be a wjiited before it is attempted to attach blame  where it belongs., General White manfully accepts all discredit attaching to  the disaster, .which apparently was, at  least, partially due to the stampeding of  the mules with the guns. From the list,  it will be seen that 42 officer- were made  prisoners, besides a newspaper correspondent, named J. Hyde.  At the government office no effort was  made to conceal the feeling of dismay  prevailing. One official said to a representative of the Associated Press: "It is  inexplicable, and I am Sony to Siiy its  morjil effect is inestimable. We have lost  hetivily in many wars, jind have had J'egi-  ments almost wiped out, but to liave regiments captured, and by Boers, is humiliating."  The manliness of general White's avow-  al-that it-was his fault has awakened the  deepest sympathy. An official of the war  off ice said: 5,It is more than likely due  to the craze of our younger officers to  distinguish themselves, obtain mention  in the dispatches, and earn the Victoria  Ci-oss, than to the fault of that splendid  Indian veteran, general White, iu .spite of  his pitiful avowal."  Tliis sobering note is struck by all this  morning's papers, together with an expression of a determination to carry the  matter through at whatever cost.  The Daily Chronicle, referring editorially to tho situation, says: "In view of  the patent feature of the campaign and  of the terrible humiliation of the British  army, we can only vaguely hope that  general White, in the hard diiys that lie  before him, may be able to hold Ladysmith, Retreat; would be jm undertaking which the imagination fails to grasp.  If this war is to be ji Avar of vengeance,  we shall luive to wipe out a disaster be-  foi-e which the memory of Mjijuba fades  away. The empire is face to face with a  repulse comparably only to the surrender of Burgoyue to the embattled  formers of our American colonies. If  the catastrophe cjiIIs for something better than music hall parodism, we nuiy  come co reckon it jis a timely lesson, well  learned for the good of ourselves."  The Daily News says : "It is found impossible to move the stores. General  White will probably be ordered to withdraw upon Colenso. If the order is not  given it will be because a removal of tlie  stoies would be too risky.'"  May Retreat to Natal's Capital.  London, October 31.���Reports are current here tliat general White may retire  to Pietermaritjcburg, while the railway  is intact. There ib much divergence of  opinion in military cii-cles as to the advisability of such a step. ,'  Refrain From Harsh Criticism.  London, November 1.���There is no  general desire evinced on the part of today's morning papers to criticiy.e general  White harshly pending the arrival of  further details. On the contrary, the  disposition is to admire his manly courage in assuming full responsibility.  The Morning Post, -pointing out how  near the British were to a still greater  disastei*, says: "In capturing the column,  the Boers had the Devonshire regiment  practically at tlieir mercy, and a little  more daring would have made a bad business much worse; and seeeing that a force  strong enough to scoop a couple of infantry battalions could have put itself practically between general White and his  camp, we may be very thankful tlmt  things today are not more serious than  they are. The lesson has been a severe  one. It is humiliating to find a nation of  farmers beating soldiers at their own  game, but the sooner a proper respect is  luid for Boer strategy and tactics the bet-  ter for our forces in Natal."  The Morning Post calls attention to  general , White's use of the word  "capitulation," remarking that it suspects the word was used carelessly. It  says: " We prefer to assume that the  column fought until it was cut to pieces  and all the ammunition was gone.'  Capitulation is ji word of shame. Troops  in the field cannot capitulate without  disgrace, aud disaster is not necesarily  dishonor."  The Times says: "We have met with a  considerable reverse. It is for the nation  to show that i . c in bear ill-fortune with  courage and dignity."  CAMPAIGN SEVERELY CRITICIZED  By a British Army Officer.  London,   November   1.���The   disaster  has caused a feeling akin to,consternation  in Gloucester and  the north  of Ireland,  where   the    captured    regiments    were  leeruited.   The blackest gloom prevails,  families awaiting with beating hearts for  news of the killed and wounded, which  aro expected to reach ti very high figure.  Many homes are already ia mourning, in  consequence of the losses  sustained  by  these regi.jetits in previous engagements.  Public anxiety was increased by a special  dispatch from Ladysmith,  published  by  the late edition of the morning papers, to  the effect that before darkness yesterday  the   Boers  reoceupieel   the old position  held   by   their   heavy   battery,    which  general White had reported silenced by  the guns of the naval  brigside  from the  Powerful, and had opened fire again. The  dispatch further says:    "The enemy ai-e  again closing in, and the situation is one  of   great   anxiety.     Beyond  doubt the  Boer retirement yesterday was a ruse to  draw general White into the hilly country and away from the British camp."  Some scathing things are said in  military circles of the British  tactics  which  have made possible the ambush  of the  18th Hussars at Gleneoe and now the loss  of two fine regiments:���An-i n ter view ~is~  published with ji  Bi'itish  officer,  whose  name is withheld, but who is described as  a   well-known   general   with   a   distinguished record during the Indian mutiny.  Iu the course of the interview, he passed  severe criticism on  the  conduct  of the  campaign.    "Yesterday's  disaster,"  said  the officer in  question, "is  only another  proof of serious  blundering.     Although  general      White     is      a     good     regimental     commander,      ho      does      not  seem     to     excel       in      strategy     or  the management of a big division.     T regard  the  Gleneoe affair jis another example  of   blundering."      Proceeding   to  describe the battle of Gleneoe, he observed : " Some of the enemy  were allowed  to occupy and plant guns on  Talana hill.  Nothing was done to stop this until  the  Boers began   to shell Gleneoe on the  following   morning.      As    for   yesterday's  casuality, it seems inexcusable, that two  regiments should have been allowed to  separate themselves from the main body,  especially with a considerable  swarm  of  the enemy against them.    I know  I Jim  expressing the opinion of many military  officers.    General White's honest admissions of full responsibility are regarded in  some circles as virtually placing liis  cjise  in the hands of the home authorities, and  it is even rumored this evening that  the  war office has already decided to   supercede him."  It is supposed that the stampeding of  the mules meant the carrying away of  the reserves of ammunition, and that tlie  troops captured capitulated after firing  the rounds wliich each man carried. In  the absence of news, the morning papers  jire reduced to speculation as to how the  disaster occurted. The geueial opinion  is that a misuse of the csivab y was the  real reason for the fall into the Boer trap.  Apparently there was no cavalry to watch  over the .safety of the missing column,  NEW BUILDINGS TO BE ERECTED  At the Bosun Mine.  Nkw Dbnvkr, Oetober 31.���New buildings are about to be erected at the Bosun,  including a bunkhousc for the men and  general offices for the clerical staff. The  bunkhouse will accommodate forty men.  The owners of the Hai'tney group have  granted the bonders an extension of  time of 00 days for the initial payment.  In the meantime, development work i.s  being vigorously pushed. There are eight  oi- ten tons of oi-e on the dump, taken  from the main drift.  The force on the Ruby, close to New  Denver lias been increased for a time.  The crosscut tunnel, which has been  under way foi- some weeks, will cut the  pjiy chute this week, and satisfactory re-  sults are expected. In the breast of the  drift is ti conglomeration of quartz, spar  and ledge matter. Assays from surface  croppings gave over $20 in gold and 1340  ounces of silver. There are two claims  aud ji friiction in the group, lying to the  north of Fidelity bluff.  Hugh Cameron has expended the  government allowance of $..00 on the  WJigon road between New Denver and  Three Forks, and it is now in fairly good  condition for winter traffic.  The initial payment on the Marion  bond falls due tliis week. Development  on the property has proceeded in a most  satisfactory manner, there being no  break in the ore chute, and there is more  than sufficient mineral in sight to meet  the bond and pay the operating expenses.  At tho California the recent strike of  clean ore encountered in the raise from  No. 3 tunnel is continuing in width and  richness.  A FOOLISH  OFFICIAL REBUKED  Grand Trunk railway depot, this morning. The building was a total loss. The  origin of the fire was due to an overheated furnace. The dead are: John  Benbon, ;igcd 50, Ottawa ; J. K Wilson,  aged 55, Sherbrooke; Jane Jeffrey, aged  5.-3, Montreal. Fatally injured: James  Kidd Oswald,Montreal. Seriously burned:  Maud Worthing, Iladdo, England ; Maud  Hogan, Montreal. Slightly burned:  Bessie Holington, Ottawa. The hotel  had no fit o escapes.  And a Steamboat Company Coerced.  Victoria, October 31.���[Special to The  Tribune],���This city celebrated Hallowe'en with a monster meeting ac tlie city  hall, whieli having roasted to a  turn  ji  meddlesome  Dominion official then  unanimously adopted the following resolution:    "That in tlie opinion of this meeting,, the  conduct  of William  Marchant,  customs appraiser and school trustee, in  a letter addressed to bishop Cridge, Dr.  Campbell, bishop Perriu, Rev. J. C. Speer,  jmd Robert Hughes, published at Victoria  on the 28th instant, is offensive and  unpatriotic in the extreme, and  that he is  unworthy of occupying the position  of  school trustee and Jin office in the service  of the Dominion of Canada, and that the  sentiments expressed meets Avith.the unqualified ' disapproval   of   this meeting,  which hereby demands that he  resigns  forthwith his position of school trustee."  In accordance with  the C. P. R. ultimatum, the C. P. N. steamer Islander is  immediately to be remodeled for service  as  a daylight fast passenger ferry,  to  make close connection at Vancouver with  trains each way.    The freight  is  to  be  handled by slower bojits leaving tlie respective ports at uight.  "Want the High School System Reorganized.  ��� ViCTOiirA," October-31"^-A_deputatioiT  from the city school board waited upon  the minister of education today to urge  the adoption of plans on lines suggested  for the i-eorgani/pittion of the high school  system, and for providing some pi'ofoss-  ional training for teachers, as woll us the  necessity of establishing a school for the  deaf mutes of tho province. The suggestions included >a course of professional  training extending over, say, fifteen  weeks, to be given every year in Victoi ia.  Vancouver, and Nelson (or Itosslaiid), by  a specially qualified instructor appointed  for tluit purpose. Premier Semlin  promised to consider tho question.  Volunteers Have Not Been Called For.  Chicago, October 31.���The British consul in this city has addressed a communication to the Times-Herald siying that  the number of applicants who wish to  serve in tho British army is so great that  he is unable to answer them, and, for the  information of those still in ignorance of  the fact, he states that no volunteers  have been cjilled for. He also denies a  Minneapolis report that he advised two  men who wished to enlist to go to Canada, to join the Canadian regiment, which  sailed from Quebec yesterday.  News From Durban.  Durjsax, October 31. ���The legislative  building has been transformed into a hospital for the Boers and British wounded,  who will be treated alike. Walker Moi-  rison, M. P., has sent ��11)00 for the iiid of  the Natal volunteers. The Eastern Cable  Company has sent out a notification that  the cable from Dclagoa bay to Mo/am-  bique is interrupted, and that all messages must travel by the West Coast.  Fatal Hotel Fire m Montreal.  MONTitKAi., October  31.���A  fatal   lire  occuri cd iu  the Webster house, nenr the  MAX JOHNSEN WAS NON-SDITED  Other Cases Heard.  The case of Johnsen vs. Blakomore was  disposed  of  yesterdjiy.    In   this  action,  Max Johnsen, the plaintiff, was suing to  recover   damages  from  William  Blake-  more,    formerly    resident   manager   at  Fernie for   the  Crow's  Nest  Pass  Coal  Company.    The plaintiff claimed, all told,  $1800.     As  the  case  developed  it  was  shown  that  when   Johnsen  left Fernie  for England he transferred his business  to ji brother-in-law, named Watson.  The  latter afterwards assigned to Blakemore,  and it was by reason, of Blakemore's disposition of the Jissets of the estate that  the claim for damages arose.    Under the  cross-examination  of   Johnsen,  it  came  out that he had, on his return from England, signed releases to Watson, Blakemore and the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company, and was paid .$115 iu  settlement.  Mr. justice Martin  found  that Johnsen  ratified   by his  subsequent fiction   and  letters   the   assignment  of   Watson  to  Blakemore  and   non-suited  him.      S. .S.  Taylor, Q. C, appeared for  the plaintiff"  and Macdonald  & Johnson for  the defendant.  The cjise of Kerr vs. the Oddfellows'  Building find Investment Company, in  which RoGert Kerr is suing to recover  $2900 balance of account and $2000  damages for breach of contract iu connection with the erection of the Oddfellows' bloek, was proceeding when the  court rose. S. S. Taylor, Q. C, appeared  for the plaintiff and Charles Wilson, Q.C,,  and R. S. Lennie for the defendants.  W. A. Galliher secured a writ of habeas  corpus yesterday in the case pf John  Cunningham, who was sentenced to imprisonment at Trail for selling liquor  without a license. Tlie writ was nuide  returnable on Friday morning at 10  o'clock.  An Evidence of Germany's Neutrality.  Bkrjjn, October , 21.���Emperor William's farewell message to the British  Royjil Dragoons the regiment of wliich  lie is honorary colonel, on its departure  for South Africa, expi-essed his majesty's  hope that all of the men would return  "unscathed," jind was taken as a proof  of Germany's official neutrality. One of  the evening papers, referring to the dispatch, points out its high significance,  and says it is the best answer to " Pan-  Gcrmanic leagues, Anglophobia and predictions of foreign intervention in which  Germany is to play a leading part."  The Bourse says: " The i-epeated effoi ts  to inveigle Germany into interfering in a  question absolutely foreign to her  natiomU inteiests hjiv^paIpiibIy_the_soIe_  "object of discrediting her policy. Germany  declines the roll of acting manager in  foreign interests detrimental to her own."  Fresh Troops Will Arrive on Sunday.  London, November 1.���About six thousand fresh troops will arrive at Capetown  on Sunday next, and will be jivailablo to  reinfoice general White, Transports will  arrive there daily after Sundjiy, until by  the end of next week 28,000 troops will  have been landed in .South Africa. Those  men aro intended foi* general Buller's  ai'iiiy, but they will undoubtedly be detached to Natal if the situation there  should become perilous. The British army  will eventually icach the huge total of  80,030, of wliich (59,030 will be regulais  and the other 20,000 misceIJ'iu(*oa.s but  excellent colonial troops.  Would Rather Be Boer Than British.  London, October 31.-The colonial  office hasireceived the following from sir  Alfred Milner, governor of Cape Colony,  saying that he had issued a proclamation  in reply to the Boer proclamation annexing a nortiou of Cape Colony, in the  course of which he had warned British  subjects to disregard till such annexation  pronouncement5-. Sir Alfred adds, that  so far as he can discover, the people  north of the Vaal riveracccpt the alleged  ���umexfition jus a fjict.  HAVE RAISED MONEY TO WORK  The Summit Mine in Ymir District.  A meeting of the directors of the Summit-Ymir Mining Company wjis held last  evening in the company's  offices  in  the  Broken Hill  block, Nelson, when  it was  decided  to  resume  work upon the company's  property, known  as the Summit  mine, aud .situate about two miles above  the  Ymir  mine,  on   the  north  fork  of  Wild Horse creek.    John  Lindblad, one  of the original owners  of the property,  and a heavy stockholder  in  the  present  company, will have charge of the  work.  He will pick up a crew of miners iu  Nelson and get to work as soon  as  possible.  The miners will be paid the  union scale  of wages, $3.50 for the eight-hour shift.  Up to date there has been about $8000  spent in  developing  the  Summit property, which has disclosed a six-foot ledge  of free  milling quartz,  which  returned  fissays   ranging about   $30  to  the ton.  Nearly Jill this work, however, was done  bythe original owners and by a Vancouver  syndicate, which had au option upon the  property, some two years ago.    There is  one tunnel in 78 feet, at the end of which  ji shaft has been sunk 30 feet.    Some 300  feet above this tunnel, another shaft has  been sunk 47 feet,  from   the  bottom  of  which a crosscut was afterwards run by  the   owners,   cutting   a six-foot   ledge.  Where cut, this ledge  gave  an  average  assay of $5.50 in gold.  After the Vancouver syndicate's bond  expired, the owners of the property did  another $3000 wofth of work, chiefly in  running a long crosscut tunnel, which  cut the ledge some 225 feet from the  mouth of the tunnel, and at a depth of  140 feet. Some very high assays were  obtained at this depth.  A few days ago the present company  stat ted in to dispose of the stock for the  purpose of raising funds for development  purposes. So successful have their efforts  in this direction beeu, that the company  is now in a position to put a force of men  at work and continue development all  winter. The company has less than a  mile of road to build to connect the mine  with the main road to Ymir.  CUSTOMS BUSINESS HAS MORE  Than Doubled in a Year. 0  Owing to the press of business  in'1 the  customs house,  the full  leturns  of the  port of Nelson far the month  of October  are not yet to hand *, but the statement  of imports  shows  a,wonderful  growth  over that of the coi responding month for  '1898.    Por  the  month just   closed, the  value of the goods eutei'ed for import was  $107,251, as against $35,604 for  the corresponding month last year.    The  value  of the dutiable goods  was $78,025 and  that of the free goods $28,(529.   Tho duty,  collected   and    other    revenue   for   the  month was $21,798.73, as against. $10,-  233.71  for  the Siime  month    last year.  These figures show that, although  Eastern   Canadian   goods    are    supplanting  American products in Kootenay markets,  tho growth of Nelson's trade during  the"  present has beeu such tliat its merchants  have paid the Canadian customs over one  hundred per cent more in customs duties  than were paid during tlie corresponding  month in  the  previous year.    It is also  worthy of note that the  collections  for  the last month  are the  greatest  iu  the  histoiy of the port.     It nuiy   jilso be  noted that the staff' of the port of Nelson  is made up of three and a half men.  His Death Expected,  Pati:uson, New Jersey, October 31.--  It was stilted tliis evening by the physicians in attendance that the condition of  vice-president Hobart is such that ji fatal  result may ensue any moment, or his  pi'esent condition may be indefinitely  prolonged. It was also announced tliat  Mr. Hobart would not return to Washington, nor will ho again take part in  public affaii'-s, oven should he be restored  to perfect health.  M^klng the Molly Gibson a Mine.  The Molly Gibson Mining Company is  pushing the work on the construction of  the iiagon road which is to open communication between the irtine find the  west arm of Kootenay lake, jit a point  twelve miles fiom Nelson. There remains something over two miles of the  road to complete, and with a crew of  forty men at work, it i.s expected that  the road will bo through by the end of  Nm ember. In the mine itself a force of  twenty-two men is employed ou development. No ore is being taken out, save  such as is encountered in development,  but a shipment of some 200 toils is  -acked ivjidy for moving as soon as tho  road is completed.  Bonded on More Favorable Terms.  H. C. Campbell-Johnston, acting, it is  presumed, for the Nelson Copper Fields,  Limited, has secured a new bond upon  the Juno group, in place of the one which  cxpiied a few days ago. The now bond  is much more favorable to the company,  in that tlio money payments under it are  about one-quarter of the sum named in  the first bond, liy tho new arrangement  tho company pays $2000 in fifteen djiys,  and $12,000 in six months completes the  money payments, the balance being taken iu stock.  ** 11  I  Collections of Inland Revenue  For the  month   of October, tho  collec-  i  dons  of  inland revenue at  Nelson and  i  Rossland weie jis follows :  *  Rowland  XeKmi  Spirit-         ���             -                              $I.<U9 'iS  "Mult                                                              J.74 15  SJ.'il'" ,-��7  i  3.W l��  Tolut in                       ,                       .    ,        'il 411  s:�� a:.  'lob utu, ih�� It,if.               ,    .  id m  (. ij|.u~           ....                          Mi IM  27*> 00  i  "I'oUil          $-2,711 83  Si..'>a> vi  !  The Price of the Metals.  Nkw   Youk,  October   26.���Bar silver  57^c.   Mexican dollars 47:Jc 2  THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER  h 1899.  ��  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  Notwithstanding the volume of business transacted at our store  last week, this second week of our great removal sale finds us with  a larger and better stock than ever. Daily influx of goods more than  fill the gap of yesterday. This week we pjaced in stock an immense  range of Ladies' Suits, new, fashionable and the best material that  money can buy. Jackets silk lined and skirts lined with good per-  caline. In every way these suits are a credit to the art of tailoring  and certainly are the best value and nattiest styles ever shown  the city.   You should not miss an opportunity of seeing these.  -w  in  MARTIN  O'REILLY & CO.  %  BANK  OP  B. O.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  T___=i_N_:S  c__.s__:  iti)  SEPARATE   PANTS  'OVER 100 PAIRS JUST TO HAND  ALL WEIGHTS AND RRICES TO SELECT FROM  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign ot the RED  HAT, Baker St., Nelson  J. F. WEIR  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  W.  CRATED AND   MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., ],IJIITKIX���Corner Voi non and Cellar  stieets, Nelson, in.iiiiif.ictureis of .mcl wholesale  dc.iler.s in tciulod wntois and frmt sjmps. Solo agents  for Il.ilcjon .Springs iiiinui.il u.itor.  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  I". TKKTZKIj & CO.���Corner'Hakor and .Tose-  phino slieels, Xelson, wholesale dealois in assayers' supplies. Agents for Denver Kiie Ol.iy Co. of  Denver. Colui.ulo.   CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CTGAK "MANUFACTURING CO.-Corncr Bakci and I fall streots, "Nelson, iii.inufaeUnci-s  of "Kojal Heal" and "Kooten.iy Belle" bi.incls of cigpus.  I COMMISSION MERCHANTS] .  H.7. EVANS & CO.���B*.,kci siicot,-Nelson, "wholesale  ���   dc.ilcis; jn Ihiuois, oig.u.s, eciuent. Ine buck and  llio clay, -water pipe  mission meitliants.  and steel rails, und goneial coin-  ,  FLOUR AND FEED.  B P. AC KM AX & KER MILLING COMPANY LTD.-  Front street, Nelson, wholesale de.ilers in flour, oatmeal, etc., and Hay and grain.- Jlills nt Edmonton, V16  . P.. ....1     XT HP.,,    l���...    ...  ....  toiia, pind New "H cstnw.stor.  GROCERIES.  A   MACDONALD & CO.���Coiner Vernon and Jos-o-  ��   pliine Miuets wholesale gioccin and jobbois in  blanketb, gloves, uulUi. booLs, lubbers, muckinuwh and  miners* sundries.  KOOTENAY   SUPPLY    COMPANY,    LIMITED-  Vernon .street.Nelson, wholesale grocers. J   : tohn oirouHTGir  **    wholesale grocers-.  &  CO.��� Fiont street, Nelson,  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P   BURNS & CO.-U.ikcr stieet,  Nolson, wholesale  ���   duiieis in flesh and cuied mcits.   Cold stoi.ige.  HARDWARE AND 1.INING "SUPPLIES^  HBYKUS & CO.���CotnwHakor and.Josephine streets,  ���   Nel.son, wholesale dealcis in Jiardwaic and milling  supplies.   Agents for Giant Row der Co.  LA WRENCH HARDWARE COMPANY���Haker St.,  Xelson, wholesale dealers in haidware and mining  supplies, and water and pltunberif supplies.  ANCOUVKR HARDWARE COMPANY, LIMITED  '���Baker stieet, Nelson, wholesale dealois in hardware and milling supplies, plumbeis and tinsmiths' supplies; .   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  -mCRNKUrHKISTON & CO.-=C'oiner Vornon . mVtfosu-  -*��� pliine htieeUs, Nelson, wholesale dealers in liquors,  cigaisunddr) goods. AgenU for Pabsl Blowing Co. of  Milutiukec and Cilg.ary JJrewingCo. of Cnlg.iry.  POWDER, CAPS^^lFUSE~  HAMILTON l-OWJJElt COMPANY���Rakor street.  Nelson, innnufncturers of djn.imito, .sporting,  stumping and black Wasting povders, wholesale, de.ilers  in caps and fuse, and electric blasting apparatus.  PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PARSONS   I'RODUCN   COMPANY���Vornon   slicot,  NeKonf wholesale dcilois jn  piuvisions, produce,  and fruilri.   Agents foi .Swsfl & Co. bacon and hams.  T Y. ORIFFIN & CO.- Coiner Vernon and Josephine  *J ��� Hlreeth, Nelson, whiilc-*alo dealois in piovisions,  cum! mcils, buller and egg",  ���ni R. .STKN'AKT & CO. ~Wai chooses on" C. 1*. II.  ���*- ��� (rack, foot of Stanley .lied. Nelson, wholesale,  dealers in pi o\ ii-Ioiih, pnKlncoand fruitn. Cold storage.  Agents Arinoin & C'o.'ri bacon, hams, laid and other products. ^     SASH AND DOORS.  NKLSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS, LIMITKD���  Coiner Kipnt and II.ill stircts, Nelson, iiiiihtifW  managers one that they -would disregard  with mi-minity. An eiglit-liour law without a penalty clause is one of the things  that sounds nice but means nothing.  The Hour of Peril.  Toionto Teleginm.  Britain is  now at  its  worst in Soutli  Africa and the Boers  are  at their  best.  The republics have no reserve force.   The  British troops in pSouth Africa are a mere  handful.    The Salisbury government has  been playing between two lires.    Fear of  offending  the Cape  Dutch   by    landing  a sufficient force   in  South Africa has  been supplemented by��� a dread that the  Liberals iu England would shriek if anything was done to effectually safeguard  British  interests in  South   Africa.     If  tlie j Boers    had    been     dealing    -with  Germany or Russia, it would  have  been  different.     In     t,hc    Jirst     place,    the  Boers  would have never been 'tolerated  as  ti  semi-independent power.    And  if  Germany or  Russia had been  in fpsu- of  .trouble with a border state, troops would  have been rushed in  regardless of public  opinion.    The Salisbury govern men t was  afraid   to  protect   British   interests   in  South   Africa  by   landing   a force   big  enough to  give  the  Boors  a chance to  shout    that    their    independence    was  thieatened.    Tlie result is that Britain is  temporarily weak, and the most that can  be expected from the forces on the scene  is  a   sternly  defensive   campaign until  sir Bedvers Biillei* is ready  to  take  the  field.  Asks a Boer Sympathizer to Xesign.  London, October 31.���At a meeting of  the Caithness electoi-s yesterday evening  a   resolution was  unanimously iidopted  condemning the attitude of Gtivin Brown  _3.]ark,_Radie.il,_tlip_membci*_foi_.CiiithncE>s  in the house of commons, on the South  African question, jmd aiking him to resign. Mr. Clark was formerly consul-  general of the Transvaal in London,  agcr, E. .1. Chamberlain, Ottawa. Most  of the officers nvc connected with the Ca-  njula Atlantic Railway Company, whose  headquarters are at Ottawa and whose  president is J. It. Booth, the lumber king.  The company luis operated the Menominee fleet of six boats since early in 1S!>7  between Duluth and Parry Sound and  Chicago and Parry Sound. This fleet was  recently sold to the National Steel Conir  pany, and the Canada Atlantic Company  has purchased the George On* and Arthur  Orr. They will purchase more vessels.  They organized here to make Duluth  tlieir port of hail.  Terms it a Reverse.  Month kal, October 31.���Lord Minto,  governor-general of Canada, himself ji  Biitish soldier with a good record, spoke  at the Caledonian society concert this  evening, and amidst a, perfect hurricane  of applause made .a stirring speech in defense of general "White, who he declared  had won his Cross time after time, and  who deserved sympathy in his hour of  sorrow. The news from Ladysmith was  termed a disaster, but he considered it  merely ii reverse, a check Avhich would  only stimulate them for the work that is  to come.  A Toronto Preacher Preaches Woe.  Toronto, October 81.���There was an  exciting scene at St. James cathedral, at  the service in connection Avith the departure of the Canadian troops, as the  result of tlie disastrous news from South  Africa. Tho church was crowded. The  preacher, Bev. A. JI. Baldwin, said, if  Britain was defeated she would lose not  only South Africa, but the empire would  be weakened in other lands, liis remarks  caused fierce cries of "Never!'' which  startled the congregation. The women  present were much affected, and sobs  wore heard all over the church.  w  Z-(=*���(=>�����=>��� p3.c=>.c?. e^'S^'C^1  �� ShUf'S? C^f&SS* _>(&&  ��� s_-_��S-.��*5i  ^^^^^^S^^^^^^^^��^��^^^��^��^^��^����^^??^.^^  ;.&  &lA.&��^l^l&^'  &;&  ^i^-^.<^'  &&  m  iti)  WOOL GOODS  NE & CO.  .i-m  Naw on Display  The Following Goods Have Just Arrived  B  iti)  W  A Proof of Good Will.  London, October 31.���The Daily Mail,  referring to an offer made through Mr.  Hi rain Maxim from 200 American gentlemen, who propose to give ��250 each and  to provide their own horses and equipment, tendering their services to the  British in South Africa, says : "Of course,  this o If er cannot be accepted; but it is  not the less gratifying as a proof of the  good will of our American cousins."  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  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.  Golf Capes  A   second   lot   of these  have just arrived. They  are   good   in   style and  quality.  B  B  Jackets  Ladies' Jackets in all  the newest designs and  colors.    Very low in price.  Silk "Waists  An endless variety at  all prices. Everyone can  be pleased from, our assortment.  Plaids        |  Beautifvl designs and B  colors all wove, and suit- B  able for waists and skirts. B  ���ci  Our aim is to have the Right Goods  at the Right Price.  B  B  iti)  W  Irvine  Co.  B  B  ���fi  INCORPORATED 1670.  Baker  Street,   INel^sori.  0  An Ottawa Man Branchin". Out.  Di/un-ii, Minnesota, October SI.���-The  Ciunada Atlantic Transit Company, recently incorporated, has elected officers  as follows: President, J. ]{. Booth, Ottawa; vice-president and counsel, II. P.  Stevens, St. Paul; secretary, J. T. Bose,  Duluth; li'CJisui'cr and assistant -.cere-  tai'y, C. T. Mock, Ottawa; a.sshtant treasurer, \Y. II, linrk, St. Paul; jrcncral man-  We carry in stock the following well  known brands of cigars.  Imported  BOCKY CIA, all sizes  HENRY GLAY, all sizes  H. UPMAN  EL TRIUMFO  LA LOLAS  LA HAMADA  FLOR DE LA ISABELA  Domestic   Big Sci]ooi]er  Beer or Half=  aridhl-ialf....  lO Cts.  Always  Always  Fresh  ���Cool  FLOR DE BAHAMA  ROSEBUDS  RELIANCE BOQUET  KEY WEST  ESPANOLAS, Etc.  turcrs uf und wliolusilo cliMlcrn in ^Mh iimi doois;  hinda of f.tylQp'y work imulu to outer  nil  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINK  COMPANY, LIMITKD  ner Front nnd IlnllHlroolh, Nolhon, wholesale dcilem  in winerf (case and bulk) and domu,sUo und unpolled  -Cor-  cifftir-H.  ite ^vibnnv.  Pailt Edition- .....First Year, No. i  Wkkki.y Kdition  Skvknth Ykak, No.  THE BEST GLASS Or BEER IN NELSON IS  AT TMH3  ClubHotel  H. D. Ashcroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wngron repairing prompUylattended to by a flrst-clnKS  wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outrndo points.  Corner Silica and  Stanley Streets.  E. J. DURBAN, Prop.  Tub Nelson orgjui of J. Roderick  Robertson and other bucking mine iruuiagcis  favors  the  principle  of  the  eight-hour  law, but it is opposed to legislation  that  will give the  principle  practical  effect.  Pages   of   eight-hour    laws    might    be  passed, but unless the laws contain penalty clauses they would  be ineffective.  How effective would the bylaws of the City  at Nelson be without penalty clauses ?  Wore the penalty clause  of  the  eight-  lioiir  law  repealed,  the   miners i would  have a* law based on a principle and the  WE HAVE  REMOVED OUR  TOYS AND  MUSIC TO THE  OPERA HOUSE  BLOCK  NEXT DOOR TO  POSTOFFICE  Hudson's Bay o.  Parson  Teleplioiic 1��1  WHOLESALE  Butter,  Eggs,  Cheese,  Green  Fruits,  Cured  Meats,  Vegetables  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWKRS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine Laf^er Beer.  Ale and Porter  S(-(op:   ({all Street, bstweeii BakBr and Vernon, Nelson  Nelson Iron Works  MANOTVACTUHEKS Oil'  ENGINES, BOILERS, SHAFTING, IRON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OF EVERT DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended to.       P. O. Box 173.  Bulbs  for  Fall  Planting-  FOR SALE  BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL  PaOPKltT*-*  '!0 by 120, Baker street, between Josephine and  Ward streets �� ���  $8000  50 by 120, linker btrcet, between Josephino and Hall  streets, corner K ,..,....., ,   23 by 120 with improvements, south sido of Vernon  streot   5000  50 by 130 with improvements, south sido of Vernon  htreet ���  ooOO  2J lots with eotttigo rented at ��15 por month, Victoria  fctroet ,  3500  2 loU with cottage i ented at $20 por month, Stanley  street ���  3000  0 lots in block Ul), all cleared und fenced in...  2,'jOO  AGENTS FOK  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  20,000 Holland Bulbs to arrive in Septeniber; 5000 .Japan  Lilies to arm e in October; _300 Rhododendrons, Azaleas,  M.ignolias, Koscs, etc. to.11 rlvein October. Thoiihtinds  of Hoses, Camclms, Fruit and Ornainent.il Tree-*. Shrubs,  etc., glowing on my own gtounds for tho fall trade.  Catalogue free.  M. J.  Henry  Vancouvei', B. G.  Prompt and regular  delivery to tho trade.  Brewery at Nelson.  SHIPPERS OF THE EARLY  BREAKFAST BRAND OF BACON  Halcyon Water  WK HAM.  Ari"01NTn��  THORPE  & CO. SOLE  BOTTLERS  OF THIfe WATER  Halcyon l|ot Springs Sanitarium Co.  \V. C. HUSBAND, M.umgcr.  Full  stocks  carried at  Nelson  Rossland.    Mail orders solicited.  and  Canada Book! Drug Co  ���: V'':-Nii:i:isoN,.HititiHIl COL.UNJiiA.y...,o  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NELSON, B. C.  CofTce roasters and dealers in Tea and Con"eo.  Offer fresh roasted coffeo of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound. $  lo  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds......  106  Fine Santos, I pounds ,   1 00  Santos Blond, 5 pounds   i 00  Our Special Blond, 0 pounds.......;,...... .......  1 00  Ourltio Roast, 8 pounds ��� 1 00  A trial order solicifcod.  Salesrooms 2 Soars East of Oddfellows Bloo)\, - West  \.::i--: Baker Stseat: ���,  ROYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS.   .....  UNION   MADE  Kootenay Cigar lanfg. Co.  Nelson, British Columbia,  TENDEKS   WANTBD.  Sealed Tenders will bcr, ceived.by the uniicivngiied up  to Monday, Norembur 13th, lKffl. fursupplylni; Groceries  urH UriiKH to tho Ivoolcnivy J^iko Ooueral HoHpilui.for a  period of six men Mm.  K. W.-SWANNKtiL. Secretary.  Nelson, October mil, ISt*.    . -  .   ...  MRS. BROUGHAM  wii.i, oivi: a  Farewell   Concert  IN TIIIO NKLSON OI'EJIA HOUSE ON  TUESDAY,  NOVEMBER 7, 1899  ..Miss Carry. _Irs. \V. A. . lacdomild, Mr. Fi.inU Oiivei (of  IJosslund), .Mr. ICjtKl, .-Mr. U. JI. Jlnulotinld, Air. Harris,  Heir Slciner. Jlr. and Jin. Alcliiboln, and a clioius of  Ud ics ,vnd (,'enllctnen.  Se.ils can now be uilcoti at the Thomson Sl.ttionery Co.  and the C'.uipid.i. iJrn^uiid Uook Co.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  TONIGHTS OK P"VTHIAS-Nelson Lodge, No, 25,  **��� Kmghts of Pythias, meets in I. O. O. JJVlIn.ll, comer  Bakor and Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evensng at  8 o'clock. Visiting Knights cordially In vitcd to attend.  T. VILLUS. C. C. R. Q.JOY, K. of R. & S.  NKLSON LODGE, NO. 23, A. F. & A. M.   Meeta  - second Wednesday in each mouth.   Sojourning  brethren invited.  TVTELSON L. O. L��� No. 16112. nieetb In I. O. O. F. Hall,  ������;'    coiner Baker and Kootenay streets, 1st and 3id  I' riday of each mouth.   Visiting brethcrn cordially invited.  JOHN TOYE, *W. M.      F. J. BRADLEY, Rcc.Scc.  "KTELSON   ^ERIE,   Number   22,   Fraternal  Order  of  ���*���'    Eagles, meeth every second and fourth Wednesday in  each month in Fraternity H.U1.   Visiting brethren welcome.  J. IRVING, President.        J. R. WRAY, Secretary.  fJELSON MINERS' UNION  NO.  IKi. W. F. of JI.���  ���*���*    Jleols in Iv. V. rooms, Fi.ifcrmly Hall, lhc first and  thiid  Saturday evenings in  e,ich month at 8 o'clock.  Visiting members welcome.  JAMES WILKS,, Sec'y.      CHAS. A. McKAY. Pres,  SHOBTHAND AND TYPEWRITING.  CniOkTIJANI), Typewriting, and bookeeulng taught  ���^ 1'einiK i-easoiiablCi Apply to Miss II. Brandt Ban  sen, Applewliaite block, AVest Baker street, Nclnftn.  ARCHITEOTS.  inWART & CARRIE-Architects.  Rowns7 and 8 Ab  .-M:.;-owlteeii block, Baker street, NotoQit..  ~Vs7~^ttJD BROS.  Real Estate and General Agents, Baker St., Nelson  ���ANNOII NG�� WENT  Tn consequence Of nicu-.iMtig ill-henllli of Jlr. R. C.  JV.iteim.ui, tho Hun of t'h.is. A. W,itciltian 4c (Jo. l>u\o  been dissohed, and Ailhur 11. Shut wood h.i-. inkun over  the biisinu-.sot their old olllco on H.ikur .stieet, Nelson,  and ����� ill LonliiMiu the business ,it (lie Cune pl.icu, as JJe.il  1'st.ito .md Insmai'LC aguul, ,tnd lie will ho assisted by  <J. A. W.itcrni.ui, ,is in.inngt'r of the Rental deparltncnt  and caii* ol piojiclly tor non-resident ]iio]iei'U holders.  The members ot tboolil Hun desire (o thank their fuends  Jdul li.iLion- for llieirp.Uron.lgefn Ihe p.i>t, and soltilt  lor the olhc e m tholulmotlie business ol their old clients  .uid Ihe people .il l,,rgo, wo lemaiii, icspectfully,  OHAH. A, WATKUMAN,  11. C. WATCHMAN,  A. 11. SHKRWOOIJ.  Nelson, October 12ih, 1SOT.  Gharl  es  ��.  GENERAL  J. Christie  BROKER.  IXsTSXT*K__._jTCJ_tI  REAL ESTATE! AND LOANS.  FOR SALE  ���-Room House     .1300 150-Koot Corner 5300  4-Room House I'M)  The Nelson Electric Tramway Co., Ltd.  LOTS FOR SALE  ON EASY TERMS  ILarfjc number of choice building lots ndjiicentto the  line of their tiamwaj. For price and terms of spile apply  K�� tho ollice of the company, Macdonald block, corner of  J-ofcphine and Vornon streets.   T. 0. DUNCAN. Secretary.  SQUIRE'S   EANCH   FOR   SALE  Containing- 120 acres of land within one and a  quarter miles of Nelson.   For further  particulars apply to  F-KKD   J.   SQUIRE.    Nelson.   B.   C,  CORPORATION OF THE  CITY OF NELSON  NOTICE BE  PIEE  ALARMS.  Parties sending alarms of tiro by teleplioiie should  sdstte the locution of tlio lire definitely, giving name of  "building and street, and imtmuneuf jiiacc fiom which  iHjc lolc()hotie mes��ig�� is sent. The Robson sired, lire  i&tlion is connected, by.telepbonc with the JIre hall on  .Josephine street.  .'���.���;,���   ������.-:������ .���.������:..'-���..:.���������.������"������ .  .  .;���-.* .A\'. .r.--11IOMI\SON*Cliier-J<",freDcii_rt_icnt.--:-~.  ^veispn, oetpber.iatb, is!��i.- ���'���-.'*-;.- yy ��� "!-.'^'y:'yyy THE TRIBUNE:  NELSOtf, B. C. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 189K.  hV  Ii (:  Bam of Montreal  Capital,  Rest,  all paid  up,     -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICONA AND  MT   ROYAL, President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  E   S. CLOUSTON Qouoral Manager  3sr*H3Lso*isr *B*R^.*isro"E3:  N.W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       nUANOnKS IN      LONDON   (England),   NE3W YORK,   OHIO AGO  and in tho principal cities In Canada.  Uuy and soil Sterling Exchango and Cable Transfers  QUANT COMMKltCIAIj ANI) TKAVKI.I.KItS' CKKDITS,  available in any part of tho world.  DUAKTS ISSUED    COLLECTIONS MADE; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OK INTEREST PAID  NEWS BY MAIL AND TELEGRAPH  Mr. Simons, who i.s heavily- interested  in lumbering opcrntions on Otbawtt rivoi',  is in Revelstoke. lie i.s desirous of -ie-  . quiring nn interest in* some of the big  timber limits up the river, and if secured  will erect tin immense mill there, tis for  various reasons   tliat town"is butter situ-  - iited for his purposes than is AiTowheiul.  He has examined the eddy site and is  vei-y much pleased with it. lb is esti-  niiited that tlie eddy would hold 5,000,000  feet of logs, but this is not sufficient for  the extensive operations contemplated,  and another site for a boom is needed  further up the river that will hold tis  much more.  F. VV*. Aylnier is making good progi-ess  with the wagon road from Abhaliiier ti])  Toby creek, in East Kootenay. Tlie grade  is more favorable than it was thought  ���possible to obtain. The work is being  done by eon tract under terms favorable  to the. government for the expenditure of  the money avtiilable for the work. It. A.  Kompton is the contractor.  Messrs. Greene, Henderson and McDer-  ���y.inot of the Golden lire brigade have visited Donald to examine bhe Oddfellows hall  there and -ascertain its suitability for removal to Golden as a'lire hall. The Oddfellows of Donald, to whom the 'hall- belonged, havo offered to take it down and  deliver it in Golden for $800. 'Tlio offer  lias  been'accepted, liiid Golden will now  -soon have a line fire hall. ���  The C.P.ii. innchinisbspof Revelstoke  gave a dinner last week to celebrate the  settlement  of their  differences with the  - railway company.  p ��� Navigation,has closed,on the lakes and  rivers in Alaska and northern British  Columbia. Late. ruTivals from Dawson  state that "Big Alex" McDonald lias con-  trciited with Jill his employees to work  the season through at a dollar sin hour.  The contract is a binding one to work the  season through, so tluit the men will not  "join tiie early rush to Cape Nome.  It. S. Gallup, lately of Kaslo bub now of  Wiudermei'e, has gone to Montreal,  where lie has business to attend ��6 iu connection with his mining interests in the  Windermere district. Mr. Gallop was accompanied by his wife and child, and fill  will spend the winter in the Kist.  Joseph Mjirbin, M.P.l*., of Vancouver,  addi'ossed a meeting'of his friends afc  Winnipeg, on Friday last,- in which he  opposed the Dominion government on its  tariff and i-aihvay politics. He said, however,   bhivt he would not vote Gonservji-  _tiyo. The_ .object__of_ Martin's   mooting  Wiis to boom the candidacy of his Ui-ofclieiV  who  wants  to  represent  Winnipeg   at  Ottawa, but who is not endorsed by many  leading Liberals.  Some of tlie saloons of Cape Nome, returning miners say, are making nearly-a's  much ,money as a rich claim will yield.,  George E. Starey stated yesterday tliat a  single day's receipts of the Northern  saloon in Nome City were $13,000, according toa statement made to him by George  Murphy, one of the propi'ietors. Early  in September, Jaffet Liuderberg, ono of  Cape Nome's richest miners,.paid $23,000  for a saloon which in Seabtlo, including  stock, fixtures and sill, would probably  not have commanded more than $3000.  Liuderberg is said to know how "to gamble as -well as ,to mine. One of the  Cape Nome passengers toll of having  witnessed Liuderberg lose $11,000 in  five hours at roulette.  About 2000 Welsh miners are likely to  be thrown out of work by a threatened  strike of tlu surface engineers and* other  mechanics, who are claiming shorter  hours. The negotiations on the subject  have-failed, and the surface men announce  that a .strike will begin on bhe date mentioned. It will then be practically impossible for the miners to continue underground.  John M. Stewart of Hamilton, Ontario,  a buyer for Wood, Valla nee & Co., wholesale hardware merchants, is dead.  Acting oil ilistructioiis of tlie OntJirio  governmentj crown attorney Far well has  instituted proceedings against parties  ehilfged with corrupt practices, at the  'recent Soutli Ontario election, where  Calder, 'Conservative, was unseated in  the first instance, Jind Hon. Mr. Dryden,  minister of agriculture, later on.  Archibald Cameron,.who for two yeai-s  past lias been a��student in a. law ollice in  Rossland, has accepted,a position, as  ac-  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is t[ovi prepared to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, U. S., Atlin,, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^on. District.  THE LIMIT OF SPEED BY STEAM.  countant of the Yellowstone  mine, Ymir  district.  The Hudson's Ray Company's stoi-o at  Glonora, of which George It. Robson,  formerly of Nelson, i.s nifiiiager, luis done  much to help the unfortunates who were  foolish enough to attempt to reach Dawson over the all-Canadian route from Edmonton. Mr. Robson and his family  were on their way out to Wi'imgel the  fore part of last month.  Hon. John Mcintosh of Shoi-brookc,  Quebec, was chosen yesterday afternoon  by the Conserviitives to contest Sher-  brooko county to replace Mr. Ives, deceased.  "General sir Andrew Chirk, sigent-  genei'al i'oi'o Victoiia, Australia, is in  Montreal on his way to Obtawti to leai'n  the views of sir Wilfred Laurier regarding the Pacific cable. He said the  Australian colonies were agreed upon tho  project, and the letting of con tracts  would soon be iirrangcd.  There was a slight improvement in the  condition of senator Sullivan of Kingston,  Ontario, last niglit.  The provincial board of health of  Ontario has been informed of the serious  outbreak of typhoid fever in Oneida  township, Haldiiuand county. One  family lost five members from the  disease.  The Conservative rally at Ottawa on  Monday night was addressed by sir  Charles Tupper, who took credit for  forcing the government to act in the  Transvaal matter. He also credited the  Conservative party for building the  Canadian Pacific railway, bringing about  Confederation, Jind adopting the national  policy. Speeches of a like character also  were delivered by Hon. Mr. Foster, Clarke  Wallace, Peter White, and Mr. Bergeron.  A peculiar accident occurred to engineer  Murray'near Seaside Junction-yesterday.  He was pulling a freight train on the  C. P. It., and disappeared from his engine  at that point, oil can in hand, and remembers nothing that happened between that,  time and the time he was found walking  on the track near Toronto Junction. He  had some bruises on his head, but no  other injuries.  Sir' John and lady Carl ing celebrated  their golden wedding at London, Ontario,"  yesterday.  Tho customs receipts for the Dominion  of Canada for the month of October were  $2,400,010, an increase of $4(3(5,7.%. The  total increase for.the four months ending October 31st was $1,021,(500.  Joseph Remind, a, secbionman, was  killed in the Canada Atlantic yards in  Ottawa yesterday morning.  Judge Choquette has rendered judg-  m6nt Jigainst all the crew of the Scotsman, arrested for pilfering passengers'  effects, etc. Tho sentences will be meted  out later,  Frank Erne, lightweight pugilist, has  been matched to meet Jack O'-Brien of  New York city at the Coney Island "Sporting Club on November 2!)th. The light  will be for a purse of $5000.  Yesterday's session of the internatiomil  commercial congress at Philadelphia began with an address by mayor Oliver of  Three.. Hi v _rs,_Quebec, _3vho__spoke_up_c__  the resources of that section of Cjiuada.  Ho was followed by Dr.* James Johnston,  delegJite from the Januiican government,  who spoke on "What Jamaica ��� offers to  the United States."     ^  The'second night's play in the professional cushion carom billiard nuitch, in  New, York," resulted in a victory for  "Sbudenb"Siossoiiover("Wizard"Schaefer.  The'score was 000 to, 495. ���       -  Already the snow is heavy ��� ou the  mountain tops between Rossland and  Christina lake. Fred Lindborg, who has  been packing lately to prospects near  Gladstone, has had to break a trail  through two feeb of snow over the, summit near Norway mountain.  -������ "I read a piece the other day," said an  old locomotive engineer, "in which a railroad man said that 150 miles an hour was  one of the possibilities of future travel.  I venture to disagree with him, and I'll  tell you why���he doesn't take into account the human machine in the cab. I  don't doubt but they will build engines  that can stand a \150-mile gait, but they  cjui't build the engineers.  "On a fairly good roadbed one notices  very little difference between twenty-five  Jind fifty miles an hour. I mean the  strain on the nerves isn't very materially  increased ; but anything above that limit  is the pace that kills. The sensation is  simply indescribable in words. It seems  to jar every separate fibre in the body,,  and the tension is so terrible that one is  apt to feel the effects for days. The  average man can't stand many spurts at  even sixty-five miles Jin hour, lot alone  120. He conies out of such an ordeal 'all  broke up," and jumps when he hoars unexpected noises, like a hysterical woman.  My own theory is that the effect is produced mainly through the sight. You  have to look straight ahead, but at the  sjime time you see the things whizzing  past on both sides out of the tail of your  eye, and it is as if something had hold of  the optic nerve and was pulling it out  like a rubber baud. That's fi pretty  clumsy explanation, but it's as -near as I  can come to it. Many's the time I have  staggered when I got up from the seat in  the cab.  "That thing of staring straight ahead,"  continued the engineer, "is bound to get  on any man's nerves in the course of  time, particularly dining night runs.  One sees queer things, and I've had some  scares in my life that would have turned  my hair as white as inilk if hair really  turned white that way. The Avorst  trouble is with shadows. It's no uncommon thing for ji bird to flit across the  headlight and throw a shadow down the  track as big as ji box car. Of course it is  gone in Jin instant, but in just that heartbeat the nerves have been given a shock  that they may not recover from for a  week. I've luid that happen to me  several times. I would be tearing along  at a fifty-five or sixty-mile clip when all  of a sudden something big and black  av ouid loom out of the dark night between the rails and not four telegraph  poles ahead. Next second I would know  it to be the shadow of a bird, but as far*  as I was concerned the mischief was al-  readydone. Iliad had ji vision of sudden  death and a .sledge hammei\bIow on every  nerve centre in my system. ^  "The new electric light headlights arc  worse than theL.others as spook produpcrs.  They cast such sharp shadows that; a bug  moving over the glass will' make .you  think ji cow is lying just in front of your  j>ilot. I owe electric.lighb bugs ji number  of grudges  for little" jokes of tliat kind,  FULL LINE OF  and my experience isn't iu the least unusual. All engineers go through the  same thing. Tlie man who was never  scared is a man who is careless of the  lives entrusted to his vigilance, and such  a fellow isn't fit to be in the business.  There sire things that make me doubt the  practicability of 100 miles an hour and  the possibility of. 150. God help the engineer of such a train! He would go  mad in a week."  A Professional Politician.  J. II. Hofmeyer, the first professional  politician in South Africa, is now sixty  years old, wears gold spectacles in pub-  lie, and is bland or saturnine as occasion  demands. For many years a member of  the Cape parliament, he luis never held  ollice, and rarely spoken. A superb poli-  cal agent,-he long ago converted ;i minority of Dutch voters into a majority of  Dutch representatives, and created the  Afrikander. Bund. Although he luis  rarely 'obtained the credit for the idea,  he was the author of the plan for the fiscal union of the Empire, of which so  much was heard sit the colonial conference convened by Edward Stanhope, and  held in London, in 1887.  w  iti)  iti)  \&  * p"_> !">* &* l^>-  ���:gig  Appreciation  The Tremont Hotel  WlALOfJE _ TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  \&  i&  iti)  iti)  iti)  iti)  iti)  iti),  iti)  iti)  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.  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  D. McArthur & Co.  ��  ->���(=",_='-(_='���<_='���  B  -B  B  B  B  B  B  B  Headquarters for Miners and Prospectors  THE NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  One  of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEER'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortable bedroom?- and 'llrst-clasa  dining  room.   Samplo rooina for commercial mon.  -     3S,__.T"E3S   ��2   :_?**E*_*"i "_D__.*_T.  Mrs. E. C.   CLARKE, Prop.  Lato of tho Royal Hotel, Calgary,  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail :���  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber.  of ill kinds,  what you want is not In stock wo will mako it for you  CALL AND GET PRICES.  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.  -ii  THE NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS,; Ltd.  OFFICE AND MILLS'CORNER HALL AND FRONT STS., NELSON,  FAIR VIEW  THE  FINEST. RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IN   NELSON  l{. 0. H��ME, Manager.  Tho flncst hotel In tho interior.  Large samplo rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  GREAT REDUCTION  HARD COAL  ANTHRACITE  ID*E*rjI*V**B**R_i}_*3  Special rates for cixrload lots for outside points.  "��"" C. W. West & Co.  Wood! Wood! Wood!  Good dry wood, all lengths. Leave  orders at Jacobs on's feed store ort  Vernon street (next door to Tribune  Office).   Telephone 97.  JOHN CROFT,  ONE PQLLAK A LOAD  The nndernigncd has a largo <timnlity of fir, cedar, and  tamarac slabs, in IB-inch and 4-foot lengths, suitable for  stove wood, which will bo sold for $1 a load at the mill  yard.  NKLSON SAW & PLANING MILLS. Limited.  . Neltioii. AiiKUHl 1'JLh, 18*9.   .   ���  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  ionti-actoFS an  WILL DO WELL TO  CORNER OF 1. AKD AND VERNON STS., NELSON  Madden House  BAKER-AX D-WARD STREETS, NELSON -  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one  management since 1890.  Tho bod-rooms aro woll furninhed and  lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room Is not second to any In Kootenay.  Tho bar is alwayH stocked by tho boat domestic and  imported liquors and cigar*.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  .All the'unso'ci lots in tne Fair-view Addition to Nelson are now on the m.irket <it reasonable prices and on  easy terms.   This property is very desirable for residences." Apply to > -        ^  West Baker Street, Nelson J\   M.   WARD,   Local Agent.  P. Burns <�� Co.  Head Office at   NELSPN,_B,_C._  Wholesale and Retail   .  .   .   Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossluwl, Trail,  ICiislo, Yinir, S'lndun, Silvertan, New  -   .stoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Gi-ceuwoori, CuscjuIo City, Midway, and  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.  Denver, Itcvcl-  Vimcduvcr.  NOTICE.  On nnd after the Nt of October ISKI, llfo Ormul Central  Hold will lie run xtriully oi: tlto Kiiropelm plan.  We have lilted ujui litnv dining rodm with a.��(ialinfc  cu|Micil,y for mil1 hiiinlruil jiiioplu ulnuli will be run ill  connection wilh the hotel. All imimN iwunly-flve ccnis  [iiiyiiblo in I he dlniiitf room. Will bo |ileu-,ed to furnhli  uii'p'il ticket"! on u'ltilirittitiii.  Jlouiii" by 111. day, wuuk or ilirmlJi.  Thanking ywi for your Kcuoroiih jiiitrnntiKc in Ihe jhW.  and trusting lo bo fnvoml wild u foiiliilimiiuunf-miiiic in  the future, I rutniiln, i-Lspwtfully your.  K. Si Mi'SON.  AT  A largo fltock of flrRt-claaa dry material on hand,  a full lino of saHh, doors, mouldings, turned work,  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  also  etc.  Yard: Foot of Hendryx streot, Nelson  Telephone,,! ]�����_    Ra6< -Ag6Ilt  Seasoned Lumber!  Bid* are invited for two million foot of well assorted  seasoned lumber, either for the wholenr in car lots, in-  mill yard or delivered to the railroad, \'m iiurliciilars  apply to ."  I,limv LUMHI'-R & J-I'-VKLOI'All-'N'T CO.  *. Libby, Montana. -     .'���-...-  I.iit*Kcuiirf well lighted "Hciitcd lij hot iiir  ��� Ken-iei-able r.ito .s.imple rooms  Kli'flrte hell-nuil liuhl in rvory rimin  Jienovatcil mid refumlhlmiJ I liroiiK'lioiif-  HOTEL VICTORIA  J. V. 1'r-it.rc.H, l'1-oprii'lor  I'Veu bits meets nil tniin- Paualctnfra    H-f!  Hourly street can- to -mtiim ReVeiSlO^e,  D. U.  Xi'Kht ('rill K<i��m in cMimiec'iuii, for the (limvc-iiieucr of  Kt'CntsuiTlviiiK and riunailinK by iiiuhl trains.  Vienna Restaurant  Bakor street, between Josephine and  Hall HtrcotK, NoIkoii.  MEALS AT AIX HOU11S. DAY* OK N7GUT  UAKKltY JN CONNKCJTION  FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKING A SPKCIALTY  ONLY WHITE! HKLP KMl��LOYKJJ  *R.     ���KTTJ'-a-^-Sr^     *P*RO*PRI*ElTOB  Notice   of   Application   for   Certificates  of  ImDroYetjieats.  Iltt> tlN-TO AJi'lt  Mil) 'lTNf0.tKlt:\f."l'.ll-f.V|   M IS'Klt.U. f.'l:,.YIWH,  siTtMTK ix 'nn--. Js'i-slspin .vir.vi.N-v division' ok wksi:-  tvUOTl,:.%-.;\ V lUMTIUf*!'. AND UWATKI) IIX SIIKI-Il' i-KKKK,  XOftTIIBAKV OS-'  VKI.j.nwSTONH M'lNfl-i.  Takenoti.ee that .1, V. C. Green, uf Xcl-son, milium ns  sit$oii't for Tiionuts IJentiutt. Whin .Mir,n:r!s t.'orliJloato H  Jli.riO, and Hii��h AI, ]Jilliiii,'s, l-'iw Miner's (���erlll-ltKile  N'o. 21,780 A. inten<i. sixty Any* from ilw dal<i Ijerewf. lo  ftpply to-'.llje iiiiiiinK rceniiler for cfsrf.HUtiiles of im-  Iiroi-eiiiuiilrt. for the purpose of ohliiiiiiiiK crown Ki-anl-  of the above eliiiiiis.   --.-     "'    .,,-.  And' further Uike notice that aeliiui, tinder seel ion 117.  must, be commenced before the issuance of siicli cerlill-  c;ilcs of iiiiprovenieiitM. ' !���". ('. (illKKN*. .'  luted Ibis twenly-llrst day of t)ctob(;r, ISiRi; , ... ,  West Koote nay B utcher Co  ALL KIND'S OK      .  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLK3ALR ANI) KKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  BaKer Street, flelson  OltDKUS BY MAIl'kECKIVK CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION'.  Arrived in Nelson���Carloa  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,  lt.MCKK STItKKT. NESON"  R. P. RITHET & CO.  GROVE HOTEL BEER GARDEN  NEAR NELSON & FORT SHEPPARD RAILWAY DEPOT.  THE BEST BEER BREWED AT HOME OR  OH BRiiUGrHT OR IN BOTTLES,  Fred J, Squire, Merchant Tailor  :���.."...  FULL LINES OF FALL AND WIMTER SiEriH��.S  oPPOst-tK sitiviaft iuN.u hutkij  WK.ST HA Iv Kit .STItKKT  NELSON THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. 0. WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 1, 1899.  Tiie only house in Kootenay carrying full lines of  SCALES  FURNACES  BRUNTONS  TRANSITS  SCORIFIERS  CRUCIBLES  MUFFLES  FLUXES  OF  ALL KINDS  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C.  SEE GILKER FOR UNDERWEAR  HE HAS SEVERAL LINES THAT ARE  WORLD BEATERS  J. A.  THE OLD P. O. STORE  <WTC*,ICAS_C2,  ,  ESTABLISHED,IN   NELSON        ,      .        ., ;  -   'y    , 1890  .     ^       ,*    f ,y   -yi      -  x ' i ** \T ���> ,   r    /  ..American:,      '���'.'.  Watches  Have.always been a specialty with us, and -concentrating von these aione, 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  Choice Case Designs  We  have  some   very exclusive ones  in  ��� filled gold and other good  selling -styles  variety.  solid   and  endless  in  Blamoeds amid all  -Predou-j- 'Stones-���  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  adson  Fop Miners and  Workingmens Clothing  Headquarters  .<_?__. p?i__f___o_all  Baker Street  es ssi  Underclothing, Mackinaws,  Gloves and Mitts.  THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE TOWN  Captured After a Long Chase.  Provincinl constable Allan Forrester  ari-ived in Nelson last evening with a  prisoner, named Milton O'Howell, who is  wanted in Fergus county, Montana, upon  the tharge of murdering a man, named  llosling, iu June, 1.S98. Constable Forrester was accompanied by a representative of the Thiel Detective Agency, who  has been following O'Howell for the past  five mouths. The detective first got  track of his man in Texas, a-nd. from  tliere he followed him through several  states to Ban If, Alberta, on the main line  of the Caiuidian Pacific. From Banff  O'Howell was traced to Quesnelle Forks,  where he was arrested. O'Howell has  waived exti-adition proceedings, and will  go out on the steamer Alberta on Tlmrs-  day. Constable Forrester will accompany him to the boundary, where he will  be turned over to the United States  authorities.  But One More Chance.  The payment of arrears of taxes,  licenses, and public utility rates kept city  clerk Strachan and city treasurer Wassou  busy until a late hour last evening. Although"*' the collections totalled but  $1401.63, they represented a great amount  of work in the issuing of receipts. In  yesterday's payments, sewer rentals were  credited with $141.10, water rates $274.00,  electric light rates $249, real estate taxes  $551.4!., road taxes $108, and licenses  $17.50. Today is the last day upon which  taxes and arrears can be paid in order to  qualify as voters at the next municipal  election.  Roger Hopkins, wlio 1ms been foreman  of the reverberjitory furnaces iit the Hall  Mines smelter since 1890, has resigned.  He intends taking a trip to Grand Forks,  where ji smelter is being built, and afterwards may return to Bi/.bee, Arizona,  from -whence he came to Nelson. Mr.  Hopkins luis the reputation of being one  of the best copper smeltermen on the  coast.  James J. Dennis of San Francisco,  special agent of the Hartford Fire Insurance Company, is in Nelson. He luis  appointed Ward Brothers local agents  for the company in Nelson.  The Toronto Globe of Saturday has  pictures of many of the officers of the  Canadian South African contingent,  among others, captain A. E. Hodgins of  Nelson.  - Joseph'Mar tin j M, P. P., of Vancouver,  passed through Nelson yesterday on, his  way home from a trip, to OfcttiAva on  private - business". He-did not say-anything while hoi'e to indicate /tluit he had  other aaph'jitions than working- up jl  ���good law practice jit Vancouver.  *  Sailed Amid Cheers of Thousands.  (.dkhec, October 31.���The Sardinian,  with the Canadian1 troops aboard, failed  shortly after four o'clock yesterday  afternoon am'id' tlie cheers of thousands  find the toots from whistles of the tugs  and steamers which .followed the vessel  down the river. - The Sardinian passed  Father Point tliis morning, with all well,  on board and the best spirits prevailing  among the ti-oops.' The vessel wji.s  cheered as she passed the pier.  Promoted. *-*  London, November 1.���The Gazette  announces the promotion of lieutenant-  colonel "W. A. Tule to the rank of major-  general on the staff to command the  eighth brigjido "of the South African  field force, Avitli tlie substantive rank of  colonel in the army.  HOTEL AERIVALS.  At the Madden���D. McQuaig. Sandon; R. C. Turcotte, Three Forks; D.  Gillespie, Trout Lake; C. Hamilton, Green-  Avood.  At this Queens���A. B. Williams and  -Avife, Trail; T. A. Cross. Toronto; H. J.  Richards, Belgium; J. Grice; Fort Steele;  J. McFarland, Edmonton; W. A. Coplen,  Spokane; E. P. Bremner, NeAV Denver;  F. J. Collender, Chicago; W. Wall, Green-  AA'ood; C. Hamilton, Greenwood; C N.  Ainley, Grand Forks; Alan Forrester,'  Victoria.  At the Pjiair���Charles Hope, Vancouver; G. T. Bartlett, Butte; Fred Burnett and Avife, Brantford; J. H. Ross,  Toronto; G. G. Graham, Winnipeg; C. MJ  Brewster, Slocan' City; F. B. Wright,  Kuskonook; Phil McArdie, Spokane; J.  II. Richards, Spokane; Mr. and Mrs.'J. M.  Williams, London ; R. P. Tolmie, Sandon;  Charles II. Wolf, Spokane ; R. M. Spenee,  Toronto; A.. A. Allen, Toronto; H. M.  Stevenson, Ainswortli; J. F. Miller. Trail;  W. H. Aldredge, Trail; L. A. Campbell,  Rossland ; E. A. Patei'psoii, Silverton.  At the Grand Central.���A. Waks,  O. K. Landing, John Butler, Silver King;  W. H. Craig and M. H. Craig, Deer\A'ood  mine; Richard Switzer, Jackson mine;  Thomas Moore and J. L. Sullivan, Parry  Sound; R. S. Dereberry, Spokane; B.  Maybee, Spokane; T. D. Thomas, Spo-  kjme. .  At the Hume���P. J. IIoAvton, Victoria;  Joseph Martin, Vancouver; II. Nicholson,  Sammuel Velk, Hamilton; Hank Noll,  Porto Rico; FiJizer Jance, Vancouver; G.  A. Mitchell,Rossland; Alexjinder Wallace,  ���Herbert Ross, Deti'oit; P. F. ."Richardson,  Vancouver; J. P. Martin, Montreal; W.  McLean, OttiiAAra.  Mobilization Ordered.  London, October 31.���Field marshal  lord Wolseley has issued an order for the  mobilization, by November 0th, of the  reserves of tlio Suffolk, Essex, and Derbyshire regiments, avIio Avillbe added to the  South African forces.  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  ' A large stock of goods from'  Messrs. Foley Brothers &"l_ar-  ' sen, who have the contract for  - the building of the Nelson &  Bedlington Railway. This stock  embraces $1000 worth1 of  staples which are in daily demand < by miners, which we  have consolidated with the remainder of our Sandon stock.  Here are  *'rr_* ~��� ' * ~ir __���  *-_V..-.*-_-Y_--***  -������-'-������r-m  toves! Stoves!  WE HAVE THE FINEST LINE OF  Coal Heaters  "BMP'  EVER DISPLAYED IN KOOTENAY DISTRICT  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE FAMOUS  Cole's Hot Blast Heater  Our claims for this heater is that it Js adapted  to any kind of coal, CROW'S NEST, LETH-  BRIDGE, or ANTHRACITE, burning all kinds equally well. Not requiring the  attention of an ordinary coal heater. Economical, durable and simple in construction.   See our Steel Ranges for hard and soft coal or wood.  . Byers & Go.  NELSON KASLO SANDON  ABE YOU BURNING UP MONEY  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 Avill soon equal  the cost of the range. It can be so quickly  and easily regulated that thei-e need be no  waste of hejit or fuel. NeAV patented improvements offer you more convenience and  comfort than you'll find in jiny other rjiugc.  TWO CAR LOADS TO SELECT FROM  LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO  Four Carloads Received This Week  All Cables "Censored.  Neav York, October 3J.���The Coin-  mereial Cable Company has issued the  folloAving notice: " We have received  these advices from Cape of Good Hope :  'Censorship has been established in this  country on jill cable.).' "  BUSINESS   MENTION.  Wanted���Nurse  girl.    Apply to'Mrs.  I*. 10. WINon, Victoria street,  Wanted���To   purchase an  eight-room  house.   A]tply ul Ktnory & Walley's,  Furni-hcil- rooms to let.    Apply to Mrs.  Ij, M. Jameson, Carney lilock, linker street west.  For Bent���A store on Vernon street,  opposite Tho Tribune ollice.   $10 a month,   Apply lo 10.  Kilby.       ~  Tho  salo of work   of   the   Methodist  Iridic1*' AM will he helil on November Sth, when maiiy  UKL'ful mid liouiiliful an ides will be offered lo Ihe public.  -MINERS 'WANTED  Some of  Our Prices.  Men's heavy shoes, regular  price $3, reduced to $1.50;  Silver State overalls, , regular  price $1, 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-r  regular price $1, reduced to  50 cents.  A. Ferland & Co.  ELLIOT BLOCK, BAKER STKKBT. NKLSON.  Cut Prices is the  Order of the Day  And I want to bo in It. I havo just received ' :  ��� Kali samples of Suitings and Overcoatings representing a $50,000 stock to.  choose from mado lo your order ot, prices  - never before heard of in Nelson. AH the latest  fads in Fancy Vesting for Fall and Avinter.  Ladies'l.-iilot ing in all its blanches aspccially.  Lowest prices,   Koonis J ami IJ, Hillyer block.  Special  Attention to'  Mail Order's.  Carof Keewatin "Lal^e of % Woods" Flour  Car of Ogilvie's Hungarian Flour  Car of Asljcroft "Burbank " Potatoes  Gar of Cfio.ce IVJixed Groceries  We Have the Goods       You Make the Prices  Kirkpatrick & Wilson   ��� BAKER- STREET^ NELSON   Postoffiee Box K. & W.  Stever}s? T!|e Tailor  To work in the Summit jninc, near Ymir. Wages $3.50  per day for eight-hour shifts. Apply to J dim LindbltuI,'  superintendent ofthe Summit-Ymir Mining (.'on-many,  at tho company's offices in the Broken Hill Block, Nelbon.  54. Lufcbrc and P. .Secolte- are  prepared lo do nil kinds of  pchimii<-y cleaning at tlie rale  of ��2 per single chimney, but  where there i-i more than one  a', $1 j)er chimney. Address A.  Lal'oinlo, Box- 17.-5, Nelson, li.U.  '����  99  W. F. PICB_30N  B. H. H. APP_.BWHAIT_]  J. JKCcPHBE  Kootenay Eleetrie Supply and Oonstraetion Co.'  ELECTJIUC SUPPLIES  Complete EUectiic Equipments for Electric Power TranEHnlBBlon a-d Mgfatiag for Mine_, Town*  Bieofcric Fixtures, L_imps, Bells, *ralep_.o_es, An___clat��i?s, "Etc.  P. O. Box 608.      - Josephine Street, Nelson, B. O.  A  lAi fixes of Jlliuik noukH, with every- kind of special ruling and printed headings, manufactured right here in  ���   Nelson, by woll-paiil workmen, who Hpeiid their earnings in Nei.sou.   Tribune Association, Uttiitcd, vcruoa St.  PALACE COPECTMEBY  FOR FINE CHOCOLATE  AND BON BONS  Sole agent for Nel��on for Gaiiong Bros, celebrated R  JJ ChocolAta. - and Jion Uons. One ton of the name to  arrive in a few days,  OLYMPIA AND EASTERN OYSTERS  AUHtVINQ IMIf.V.  Fancy Cakes and Pastry,. Plums,  Peaches, Qrapes,  Uaimmts, Cape Cod Cranberries, Pears and all Fruit iii  suiiMtn.  Corner Ward and Haker Sis.       I     fl      UnnflMill 11  Mills & holt'H old sUmd. �����   *Y   mi>UVani.U  Fur trimmings just opened. Grebe skins, sable tails  and heads fer millinery purposes. Lovely lines just arrived. Tea cloths und tray cloths with drawn work and  stamping work on. Photo frames and mount*-. Serving  eaids antl little ''limbics for children. Lessons in embroidery and lace work 50 cents.  Novelties in Millinery  X am in receipt of the latest in millinery aud millinery novelties direct from New York;  Call and inspeot.  MRS.  E- iVlcl^AUai-fLJI-V  Josephine Street, near Baker.  fiAIB GO0BS MB 1MB OMAMTS  Switches from $2 up,  For HaHow'een  NUTS  RAISINS  APPLES  DepSf3r*isa;y\ Ss   Co.  An Appetizing9 Breakfast  FITS A MAN FOR WORK.  Try our Government Creamery Butter, J. Y. Griffin & Co's  Hams and Bacon, Brackman & Ker's Rolled Oats and Corn-  meal, Almonte Milling Go's Self Raising Buckwheat Flour.  Baker Street West, Nelson  MRS. J. W. KEARNTCYhas opcri eda Ladles Hair Dressing Parlor in room 1, Victoria block, Nelson, aud is prepared le furnish everything in tiie way of hiilr gooda  and hair toufca.  Treatment of tho ncalp a spocialty.  John A, Irving & Co.  Strachan   Brcxs  3?t.*U**M:*E3ia3BS,   *ETC**_  O^EI-RjfiLSEEOTCrSH   BLOCK

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