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 GENERAL   BULLER'S   PROBABLE  Plan of Campaign.  New York, November i}.���The Loudon  correspondent of tlie Tribune, cabling as  to the probable plan of  campaign  to  be  adopted by general Buller, says :   General Buller's plan of campaign   is  a   secret  which  is  not even  known  at the war  office, and it certainly lias not been  confided to any correspondent,    lie received  full advice  and   suggestions   from   lord  "Wolseley and  sir  Evelyn  Wood   before  leaving   London,  but retained  absolute  liberty of action,  as  was  befitting  the  commander of tlio forces in South Africa,  which has  been  the  grave  of so  many  reputations, military and civil.   Tho mili-  tai-y experts here   can  only hazai'd  surmises respecting his probable  course jind  the tactics in dealing with the  situation,  now that he has mastered the details ou  the grounds.    They  begin   by  assuming  that he will take warning from what has  happened in   Natal,  and  not allow  tho  colonial   authorities   to     influence    his  action.  It is now well known that Natal  oflicials weie largely responsible not  only for the separation of the field forces  into two camps 10 miles apart, also for  the selection of Ladysmith jis a post  which must be defended at Jill hazards,  and it is Jilleged that they made streneous  efforts to have Laing's Nek occupied.  Njiturally, they were anxious to have  upper Natal defended and their councils  prevailed except in the single detail of  the occup;ition of Laing's Nek. The  retreat from Gleneoe and the defence  under tlie worst possible conditions of  Ladysmith, a town that is commanded  by several concentric circles of outlying  hills, are the results of provincial control  over military plans.  Skilled experts do not hesitate to say  that Gleneoe should never have been occupied, and that Ladysmith should only  have been held temporarily and without  concentration there of the supplies and  military stores, the garrison retiring behind Tugela, destroying the bridges and  drawing the Boers farther from their  bases, and conducting a dilatory and defensive campaign until the arrival of the  army corps.  General Buller is not likely to pay heed  to any suggestions or entrejilies from the  Soutli African   oflicials.      lie   Avill   deal  with the situation on military  lines  and  with an inflexible purpose.      He is not a  diplomatist^ but a self-reliant, obstinate  military man of great foi��ce of character.  He will make his-own plans, Jind will not  be dissuaded from carrying them  out by  talk Jibout disaffected districts or special  X*tleas as for the defence of every menaced  frontier or exposed town.     Experts who  are carefully studying the  military  problem expect him to send at least 10,000  men to Durban as  soon  as  the   ejirliest  battalions of the army corps arrive at the  Gape.     Probably lord Methun's  division  will bo  detached for  this  purpose,  and  possibly will not land in Capetown.      In  tliis way it is considered possible to have  10,000 fresh  troops  in  lower Niital   by  November 15th and in rejidiness  to protect Pietenuaritz.bu.rg and push on to the  relief of general  White.      The  bulk   of  Buller's force, when assistance to White's  gaarisou has been provided, will probably  he concentrated at  De Aar  .1 unction for  operations for the   relief   of  Kimberley  and the direct movement upon   Bloem-  fontciu.      This part of the plan has been  clearly indicated by the  accummulation  of military stores at De Aar, which is tlie  best strategic point south of  the Orange  river, and  has  connections with   Capetown, Port Elizabeth Jind East London,  '"Tlie"Dutch"allies"are_"eviderttly~antici-  piiting both features of general Bullet's  probable plan, for they are threatening  Piotermaritzburg from the Zulu bordei.  and have iilso crossed the Orange river at  two points, Colcsburg and Bethulie. The  fornier movement may he an empty  menace, and the Orange river i-nids may  be designed to block any advance upon  Bloemfontein from Port Elizabeth, which  is a nearer base of supplies than Capo-  town for a liirge army.  Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith  are now cut off from general Buller's  headquarters and depend upon Natal  runners for currying messages to the  outer world. The latest tidings from  Mafeking and Kimbei ley, received before  'midnight, were meagre but reassuring,  aud the silence from Ladysmith has been  unbroken with the exception of a few de-  ��� layed dispatches sent before the wire was  cut. These indicated that the garrison  wjis hot yet in immediate danger, and  tluit the Boers were slowly con_pleting  "bhe investment of the town by throwing  a larger force between it and Colenso.  The colonial office has also received information that the British -forces liave  withdrawn from Coienso. This leaves  the bridge over the Tugela at the mercy  of the Boers. The latest press dispatches  before communication was broken reported the renewal of the artillery duel  Jit Ladysmith. The best military experts  agree that general White cannot have  less than 12,000 or 13,000 men available  for the defence of Ladysmith.  Raising a Benefit Fund For Veterans.  London,  November 5.���The   theatres  MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 6, 1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BY MAIL) $5 A YEAR; WEEKLY. $2.  purpose, has resulted in an immediate do-  lnand for seats,  single  stalls  selling  for  ��20 each, and boxes for ��30.    Mrs. Paget,  wife of colonel ArthurT?ag��t, now on his  wjiy to South Africa, is  greatly interested in tliese  efforts  to raise  money,  and  special performances are  announced  on  eveiy side.    The climax will probably be  attended   by   the   performance   at  Her  Majesty's theatre, in the middle of January, when the greater part of the  dress  circle will bo utilized with the royal box.  The entire royal family  from the  queen  down has  promised its patronage.    The  price of seats luis not been fixed, but  the  stalls will be sold for at  least ��20  each.  Beerbohm Tree  is giving all  except  the  actual  expenses   of his  theatres to the  fund.    Mrs. Beerbohm Tree is nightly reciting   ltudyard   Kipling's poem,   "The  Absent-Minded  Beggar,"  at  the  Pjilnce  music hall, receiving ��100  per  week  for  her services and contributing this to  the  soldier's fund.    On Thui-sday  niglit  her  plea,  "Pay, Pay,  Pjiy,"  met  with  such  success, that she was almost driven from  the stage by the hail of silver thrown by  the enthusiastic audience.  "THK ABSENT-MINDED BWAB"  RUDYARD KIPLING'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE FUND FOR SOLDIERS' WIVES AND  CHILDREN.  The accompanying poem is Rndyard Kipling's contribution to a fund for- the  wives and children of the British army recruits sent to South Africa. He sold it to  the London Divily Mail for $1250, to appeal- on Tuesday, with the understanding that  simultaneous copyright service could be secured for $25. That amount the San Francisco Examiner paid, and on the same day published "The Absent-Minded Beggar."  Of all the proceeds Mr. Kipling receives nothing.  had assembled to witness the landing.  As the poor fellows were brought ashore  the crowd cheered and sang "Rule Britannia" and "God Save the Soldiers of the  Queen." All the wounded men were benefitted by their voyage from Durban and  are doing well. A batch of Boer wounded  was landed this morning. No demonstration was made.  are engaged in a spirited contest of benefits for the Avar veterans, Charles  Wyndham's announcement that he will  devote the receipts of the first night at  his now theatre, November 16th, to this  THE LATE LONDON DISPATCHES  Little That is New or Interesting.  London, November 5.���The order for  the moblizjvtion of the militia calls out  0000 men in London alone. Among these  are sevei'jvl members of parliament.  The acceptance of the offers of sir  William McCormack,Dr. Frederick Treves  and other eminent civilian surgeons  for service iu South Africa, has drawn  attention to the serious undermining of  the army medical staff. The actual  strength of the department is only 810,  which is 20 per cent below the figures of  forty years ago and Jictually fifty  officers below the absolute minimum decided upon in 188*1. This state of affairs  is due, doubtless, to the insufficient compensation offered.  Deserters from both the . army and  navy continue to give themselves up, in-  order to be returned to tlieir, regiments  or ships for ^ictive service. Scarcely a  day passes without the London magistrates having to deal with a half dozen  or-so cases of this character, and as the  deserters walk out of the doek in charge  of a military escort, they often turn to  the magistrate with ji hearty " God bless  you," or "Thank you, sir." Many of  them came-f rom foreign countries, including the United .States.  Although agreeing that the mobilization, so far as it has Iteen carried on, is  well done, the foreign military attaehees  are anxious to see the effect of a more  severe test. Said one of them to the correspond en fc of the Associated Press today : " When England calls out a second  jind a third army corps, which I believe  is quite possible, it will be time enough  to say Avhether the mobilization system  is as excellent jis at pi'esent seems to be  the case. Should a third corps ever be  wanted, I think you Avill find the percentage of reservists avIio ansAvered the  first call will be reduced by nearly 50 per  cent.  The efforts of his constituents to induce Dr.-Gavin-BroAvn-Olark^-the -Liberal-  member of parliament for Caithnessshire,  to resign on account of his pro-Boer attitude have thus far been fruitless. Mean  while Dr. Clark publishes a letter received  from the TransvaaL secretary of state,  written the day the Boer ultimatum avjis  presented, in the course of Avhich Mr.  Reitz says that Dr. Clark's protest against  the British action has been like " the  voice of one crying into a Avilderness of  jingoism, lace hatred, and militarism."  The Possibility of a European Coalition,  London,     November   5.���Sir   Charles  .Dilke contributes to the new two-cent  weekly, "The Review of tho Week," his  views on the possibility of a, European  coalition against Great Britain asfollOAVS,:  "There is no doubt that avo are more generally disliked now than at any time before, The United States is more friendly  than at any previeus time, but our unpopularity in France, Germany, Russia,  Spain and Holland, taken together, Avas  never so grejit. Austria-Hungarian opposition is, on the Avhole, Jigainst our  cause in the present struggle, and the  Italian public is less friendly than at any  time since 1883. The elements of cgjiH-  tion, jis seen at first sight, appear to exist  almost jis plainly as they did when the  coalition against us avji>s formed at the  time of the American 'revolutionary Avar.  The government's preparation of a fleet  is evidently justified, Jind the concentration of the Italian fleet has uot unnaturally folloAved. I am convinced, however,  that there is no serious risk of ji coalition  against us on this occasion, and not much  probcibility of ji serious attempt to raise  questions disagceeable to us at a moment  especially chosen on account of our absorption in South African affairs. If our  public, spoilt by easy successes over the  blacks, shogkl become demoralized by dis  aster, that Avould be another matter. The  policy of Italy is not hostile, in spite of  the disagreeable'manifestation of a part  of the Italian press, and the Italian government would hold the Italian people iu  support of their interest, Avhich is to side  Avith the first naval power. The emperor  of Austria is a firm upholder of peace,  and he has prestigo in all international  questions. The emperor of Russia is  peacefully inclined. The emperor of Germany and his advisers have also complete  belief in the present power of the British  fleet. Franco, though uneasy, is not anx-  ious to enter into Avai". Holland is profoundly peaceful. Spain alone appears to  me at the moment to be in Europe a disturbing cause. Her recent misfortune  makes her naturally inclined to stir tilings  up; but even if she desired to provoke n  coalition against us, she Avill, I fear, be  convinced that at present she will have  no backers."   Scenes at the War Office Heart-Rending.  Neav Y^ohk, November 5. ���The Loudon  correspondent of the World says : Agonizing scenes occur djiily at the war office.  Throngs of Avomen and men of iill classes  await the news of relsitives in action.  The correspondent met there today a retired officer and his wife, Avhose son is tit  Ladysmith. They said of thirteen officers of different regiments Avho journeyed  to the Cape in the sjime troopship, their  only sou among them, tAvelve have already been killed, and he is the only one  suiwiving. They pass practically the  Avhole day awaiting to hear of him. The  scenes made by Avomen at the Avar office  jire so heart-rending that a special lobby  is uoav set apart for them. Many ladies,  as Avell as wives of privates, take their  place there and remain from morning till  night, caring nothing about eating anything until entirely exhausted. None of  the SAvell regiments, like the Guards, tlie  10th Hussjirs, or the Iuneskillen di'a-  goons, havo as yet been in action, so  smart society is only remotely affected.  Kruger Appeared to Oppose the War.  London*, November 5.���Conyngham  Greene, avIio avjis Bi'itish agent at Pretoria, arrived in Eugland yesterday from  the Cape and Avent to Winchester. He  said his personal relations with president  Kruger Avere entirely satisfuctoty to the  last moment of his stay in tho Transvaal,  but his manner implied as much could  not be said Avith reference to secretary  Reitz. He had little to say about the  situation, which had passed out of the  sphere of diplomacy. His health has  greatly improved during the Aoyjige. A  prominent Uitlander, fresh from Johannesburg, avIio travelled by the same ship,  remarked that president Kruger had  seemed honestly dismayed over the prospect of Avar}" and that he avjis supported  in this feeling by Mr. Hofmeyer, but that  Reitz, cooperating Avith president Steyn  jmd certain Dutch Afrikander leaders in  Cjipe Colony, had been mostly responsible  for the catastrophe which had over-  Avhelmed South Africa. This Uitlander,  avIio Avas oue of the last Englishmen to  leaA'e Johannesburg, reported that the  general opinion there avjis that Steyn liad  dreams of becoming dictator of u great  Dutch republic.  When you've shouted "Rule Britannia!" Avhen you've sung "God Save the  When you've finished killing Kruger Avith your mouth, [Queen,"  Will you kindly drop a shilling in my little tambourine,  For ji gentleman in khaki ordered south ? '  He's an absent-minded beggar, and his weaknesses are great,  But Ave and Paul must take him as AAre find him.  He is out on active service, wiping something off ji slate,  And he's left a lot of little things behind him.  Chorus.  Duke's son���Cook's son���son of a hundred kings���  Fifty thousand horse and foot going to Table Bay.  Each of 'em doing his country's work (and avIio's to look after their things ?)  Pjiss the hat for your credit's sake, and pay���pay���pay!  II.  There are girls he married secret, asking no permission to,  For he kneAv he Avouldn't get it if he did.  There is gjis, and coals, and vittles, Jind the house rent falling due,  And it's more than rather likely there's a kid.  There are girls he Avalked Avith casual; they'll be sorry noAv he's gone,  For an jibsent-minded beggar they will find him ;  But it aiii't the time for sermons Avith the Avinter coming on,  We must help the girl that .Tommy's left behind him.  Chorus.  Cook's son���Duke's son���son of a belted earl���  Son of a Lambeth publican���it's all the same today ;  Ejich of 'em doing his country's Avork (and who's to look after the girl?)  Pjiss the hat for your credit's sake, and pay���pay���pay I  III.  There Jire fiimilies by thousands far too proud to beg or speak,  And they'll put their sticks and bedding up the spout;  And they'll live on half o' nothing paid 'em punctual once a AA'cek,  'Cause the man tliat earned the Avage is ordered out.  He's an absent-minded beggar, but he heard his>country's call,  And his regiment didn't need to send to find him ;  He chucked his job and joined it!   So the job before us all  Is to help the home that Tommy left behind him.  CHORU.S.  Duke's job���cook's job���gardener���baronet ���groom���  Mcavs or palace or paper shop���there's one gone Jiway !  Each of 'em doing his country's Avork (and avIio's to look after the room?)  Pass the hat for your credit's sake, and pay���pay���pay!  IV.  Let us manage so as later Ave ciin look him in the face,  And tell him���what he'd very much prefer,  That Avhile he saved the empire his employer saved his place,  And his mates (that's you and me) looked out for her.  He's an absent-minded beggar, and he may forget it all;  But Ave do not Avant his kiddies to remind him,  That Ave sent 'em to the Avorkhouse Avhile their daddy hammered Paul,  So Ave'll help the homes our Tommy left behind him!  Chorus.  Cook's home���Duke's home���home of a millionaire���  (Fifty thousand horse and foot going to Table Bay 1)  Each of 'em doing his country's Avork (and Avhat have you to spare ?)  Pass tlie hat for your ci-edit's sake, and pay���pjiy���pay I   Capetown.  '-[Delayed],���  Wounded Arrive at  Capetown, November  The ariival of the British Avounded from  Ladysmith, by Avay of Durban, la^t evening, created a scene of popular enthusiasm on the  part of a  large crowd that  Assurances That Come Too Late.  Paris, November 5.���Dr. Leyds, the  European agent of the Transvaal government, authorizes the announcement, that  in the event of the Boers being victorious, they Avill immediately order the disarmament of all their troops, and the  present taxes on mines, Avhich are imposed for the purpose of providing furids  for the defence of the republic, Avill be  abolished. President Kruger has already  given assurances to the powers on this  point.  ,   v   The Dutch are Enthusiastic.  TheN{��__3I VE, November 5.���The enthusiasm over the reported success of the  Boers is extreme. The news, hour by  hour, is eagerly watched for, and the  speeches of deputies in the staates general are constantly interrupted as rumors  or dispatches come in. All the Dutch  newspaper offices are flying the Transvaal flags.  LIBERALS  MAY  BE RETURNED  To Power as the Result of the War.  New Yoric, November 5.���Cabling to  the Tribune from London, jis to the  possibility of the Liberal party returning  to poAver, as a result of the Avar in South  Africa, Mr. Ford says : "An old parliamentary hand forecasts the return of the  Liberals to poAver as a sequel to the Avar.  He asserts that the Unionists Avill be exposed to double lines of fire from the  peace men, avIio belieAre that AArar might  have beeu averted by tactful diplomacy,  aud from the sincere imperialists and  sympathetic friends of the soldiers, aa'Iio  jire already secretly^ censuring the government for' having " made inadequate  preparations for-.a sudden outbreak of  hostilities. Political prophesy is never  more unsafe than in Avar time, but. it is  certain that many stout-hearted Unionists hju-e been shaking their heads  ominously and declaring tluit thegovei-n-  ment luis severely tried the confidence of  the country. The pleti jiow heard, on  every side, is that Avhile the ministers  during the long poriod of negotiations  made too great a display of military activity to promote the ends of peace, they  neglected to place Natal and the Avestern  border in a proper state 4of defence for  Avar, so that the British garrisons Avere  left on the outbreak of hostilities in possession of bad strategic lines and in the  presence of jui overwhelming force of the  enemy. After ths-ee Aveeks of Avar, 'the  British losses exceed two thousand men,  and Ladysmith, Mafeking and Kimberley  jii-e closely invested. Cape Colony is invaded at two points below the Orange  river and lower Natal threatened fi-om  Zululand. John Bull, after his first  burst of over-confidence and elation over  delusi\rc bulletins-of-A'ictory, lias-a-wak--  eued to the seriousness of the situation.  The truth is now known that the Boers  wei'e Avell prepared for Avar,  Avherejis too much AA'oi'k Avai  cut out for the British commanders  and garrisons, and the ministers are held  to a full responsibility for a situation  humilating to British pride. While it in  premature to conclude that the Liberal  party, after drifting helplessly in crosscurrents for yeai's, may now be caught by  the flood tide of popular resentment  against the goveriiiuent for exposing the  army to a defensive campaign, for which  it aa'jis ill-prepared and heavily overmatched, it i.s fairly certain that there is  a stejidiiy growing feeling of irritability  and dissatisfaction in tho country at the  conduct of the Avar during early stages  of the campaign.  This aviII pass awayr if there are no re-  verses the next fortnight aud general  Buller handles the reinforcements and  restores the prestige of British arms but  the Liberals luive been gaining political  recruits steadily during the last few  Aveeks. Imperialists like sir Charles Dilke  will have destructive criticism to offer on  the ground that .adequate preparations  for Avar were neglected and the flower of  the British army avus betrayed and sacri-  Sieed ; and patriotic Englaud with a keen  sense of obligations to her brave soldiers  and snilois will turn in Avrathful displeasure nguinst the ministers if they are  finally convicted of lack of judgment in  underrating tlie Boer resources for avju1  and courting reverses, AA'hich include the  burden of war, foment rebellion in Cape  Colony, and impjiir the prestige of the  empirc. The oi'oaker*- will, however, be  silenced if Buller in the course of a  month drives the Boei-s before him and  opens the Avjiy for a  speedy   triumph of  GENERAL BULLER HEARD FROM  All was Well at Ladysmith on Friday.  London, November 5.���The war office  issued the following at 11:40 to-night  from general Buller to the secretary of  State for war : " CapetoAvn, November  5���8:40 p.m.���The commandant at Durban sends the following, received from  Ladysmith by pigeon post, dated November 3rd : Yesterday general French  Avent out Avith cavalry and field artillery,  and effectively shelled the Boer lartger  Avithout loss on our side.  " Lieutenant Egerton of the Powerful  is dead.  " General Joubert sent in major Kin*  caid of the Royal Irish Fusileers aud  nine Avounded prisoners. Eight Boers  Avere sent out in exchange, no others  being fit to travel.  "Colonel Brocklehurst, with caA'alry,  field artillery, the Imperial Light Horse,  and the Natal mounted volunteers, Avas  engaged today Avith the enemy to the  southwest of Ladysmith. The fighting  lasted several hours. Our loss was very  small.  " The bombardment of Ladysmith continued yesterday and today, many Boer  shells being pitched into the town.'  " Our troops are iu good hejilth and  spirits and the Avounded are doing Avell."  Suspicious Characters.  The fire department had a eall on  Saturday afternoon to the Club hotel, but  the fire Avas extinguished before their  arrival Avithout damage. The fire aviis .'  occasioned by three men in one of the  rooms of the hotel who Avere Avorking  Avith acids over a lamp, aud in some-way  ignited the AvindoAV curtains. When the  firemen arrived in tlie room one of the  men avjis lnistily packing some tools in a  satchel and made his escape. The police  regarded the matter jis sufficiently suspicious, and late in the eA'eniiig arrested  two of the three men avIio /were in the  room Avhen the fii'e broke out. The men  arrested gave their names jis Harry Swine  aud Charles Clinton. Their story is that  Avhen the fire started they AArere endeavoring to make a Avriting fluid for the purpose of marking the bucks of playing  cards. The third member of the party,'  aa'Iio got aAvay Avith the tools, has-not  yet been apprehended, but the police  liave good hopes of securing him.  Battle With a Stove.  Albert J,  Gerrard   returned on Saturday evening  from  the  Esperenza claim,    '  pn the Hall Mines road.    He took1 iu supplies for  the  Avinter,  Avhich included a  stove.    The , Esperenza -lies' beloAv   the"  wagon rojid,  and  to  get the stcwe from  the wagon road to the cabin, Albert ar-   -  ranged a set of skids, after first selecting   '  a tree to serve as a break should the stove  get away from  liim.    On  tlie A\'iiy down -  he lost his footing but  retained his hold  on the stoA-e. r For the  remainder of the"  distance down"the hill honors Averep<even  between  him and  the  stove.    First one  avjis on  top and then  the othei- till the  stove brought  up  against the tree.    He  says he will  be able  to repair tho stoA*e  before his partner puts iu an appearance.  Cheap Reading Matter.  The benefit that Canadians expected  from the readmission into Canada of leatl  mined and smelted inCauada,but refined  jn the United States, is materializing,  but not in the Avay that the people expected. The Sunday edition of the Nelson,  Miner carried no less than eight columns  of boiler-plate reading matter manufactured from lead refined in the United  States. Had the reading matter been put  in���type���by-Nelsou-printers-the cost-to���  the Miner would have been in the neighborhood of $20, but the refined "stuff" is  brought in from the United States for  twenty cents a column, which woi'ks a  .saving of about $2.25 si column to the  ownera of the Miner.  British arms."  a__  Values Are Chiefly Gold.  George Doyle has received Avoi'd from  his partner, Ft-ed Williamson, that a*->*iys  of $2.">() have been recoivod from the quart/.  ledge Avhich they located ou the head  waters of the Kettle riVer, some "30 miles  back from Fij'e A-alley. This district  fir-t came into prominence as a placer  mining .section, but further prospecting  disclosed sevcuil ledges Avliieh returned  good A-alues. The Doyle-Wiiliainson  ������s->,iy i.s in keeping Avith sevei'al others  which luive been made upon other  propoi'ties in the .same vicinity. The  values are chiefly gold. Very little work  has been done upon any of the properties.  To be Sold to a "New Company.  The Noble Five Consolidated-Mining &  Milling Company (Koieign) is to be wiped  out of existence at the next annual meeting of the sh a re holders of the company.  The meeting is to be held at Cody on the  }* ith instant. The DuuMiiuirs hold a controlling interest in the shares of the company, and they intend to sell the Avhole  of" the assets of the company to ji iioav  company to be organised under the Companies' Act of this province. The shares  of the new company Avill haA'e a market  value, something the shares of the present company have not got.  Died.  DiedSundayatNelson.AliceB.,daughter  of Albert 1).  Sloane.     The funeral Avill  take place today, at 2:30 o'clock, from  | Mr, Sloano's residence on Josephine street;.. THE TRIBUNE: NELSON, B.C., MONDAY, NOVEMBER G, 1899.  reat Removal Sale  GOES   MERRILY   OJN  B  B  B  B  B  B  From, morning till night our  store is  crowded   with  buyers  eager  for the  which   here   invite everyone,  ukui, woman   or child.    The business transacted during the last three weeks has exceeded our most sanguine anticipations.    It  bargains  the most  of way in  week.  would not have done so liad not the values been right. But now coim*s  interesting part of I lie ssle. Carpenters and masons still claim the right  our new premises, which will make it necessary to postpone our removal one  Dunn" this week we will offer the holance of our stock of mantles���41 in number���  at prices tliat will discount anything wc have herotofoi'e utteinpted. Tliese goods  arc fresh from the best manufacturers, and are the most stylish gnrments of the  kind shown this season. We still havo an iniiiuaii.se range of ladies' suits, dress  goods, collarettes, ruffs, gloves, corsets, underskirts, etc. We consider it no trouble  to show goods, and will not force you ro buy.    These goods sell themselves.  w  #  B  Hk  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  BANK OF B. O.  BUILDING,  NELSON.  o,*E3*r'm:s 0-A.s__c  sm  &&^AA&Ag&&B>&&&&g&gi&&&&&&&&A  ^��^������&@&&&-&&&&&&&&^^^^&S':&  M  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  DERATED AND  MINERAL WATERS.  THORPE & CO., TjIMITKD.���Coi nci Vci non .md Oedai  streets., Nelson, ni.inuf.ictuieis of .md uholos.ilo  dcalcrh m ici.ilul v.itcis and fiuil sjrups. Solo.igcnts  for IIalc>on Spi lnijs minciiU water.  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  WF. TEKTJSKIi & CO.-Corncr JB.ikcr and .Toso-  ��� phine stieclA, Nolson, wholc-.ilo dcileis in as  ���wijcrs' supplies Agents for Don*, or Fne Cl.iy Co. of  Denver, Coloiudo.    CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CTGAR MANUFACTURING CO.-Cor-  nei Bakei ,111(1 JI.ill sticcts,, Nelson, iiuinufactureis  of "Ro^al Seal" and "Kootenay DcIIe" bi.mds, of cigars.  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  HJ. EVANS & CO.��� Bikei street, Nelson, -whole-ale  ��� dcpiins in liquois, eiffpiis, cement, liic brick ,incl  Are eluj, water'pipe and steel i.uls, <md gcnciul com  mission inciclinnts.   PLOUR AND FEED.  BRACKMAX & KER MILLING COMPANY LTD.-      Jf'ront stieet, Nelson, \\hole>iIcde.deis m Jlour, o.it-  moalr etc., and haj and gi.iiii.  ton,-., and Now tt eM nun-pi or.  Mills at Jldmoilton, Vic-  GROCERIES.  MACDONALD & CO.���Corner Vernon and^Josc-  phnie streets, wholesale Kiocgrs und jobbers in  blankets, gloves, milts, boots*, iubbeis, mackin.iws. and  miners' sundries.    A.  KOOTENAY   SUPPLY    COMPANY,    LIMITED-  Voriion street, Nelson, i\ holcsaic. gi ocai s.        TOHN   CHOLDITCH  "    vvliole's.i.le t?ioccis.  &  CO.���Front street,  Ncl��on,  FRESH AND SALT, MEATS.  P   BURNS & CO.���Uiikci sheet,  Nelson, -jvliolesalo  ���   dealers in ficsli and emed mctl*.   Cold stoi.mre.  '   HARDWARE AND"mINING SUPPjLIES.  HBY JCRS Sc C;0.���Corner IJ.iker and Josephine streets,  ���   Nelson, wholesilt dcileis in h.udvuue and mining  supplies.   A gents for Quint Ponder Co.   LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY���Bakci St.,  Nclt-on,, wholcs.il�� dcileis m h.udi\aie and mining  supplies, and ���water and pliimbeis' supplies.   VANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANY* LIMITED  ���linker sti cct, Xelson, wholesale dealer?, in luul-  ware and mining supplies, pliimbeis and tinsmiths'supplies. '   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.���Comer Veinon und Josephine sticcts. Nelson, wholesale dcileis in liquois  cigars and diy goods. Agents for Pabst Hrot*. ing Co. of  Milwaukee nnd C.il_an IJiemngCo. ot Calg.uy.     PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON-HARDWARE COMPANY^-Uaker S(ieel=  Wholesale dunleip in pamls, oils, .md brushes ot.Ul  kinds,   jjiigest stock in KootciM.N.   POWDER," CAPS AND FUSE.  HAMir/I'O.V POWDKR COMPANY-B.tkcr street,  NeNoii, rmmuf.iotmcrs of d}n<iiiutc, spoiting,  Btuiiipmg and black bl,isliii|rpo��deis, wholesale dcalcis  in caps and lu*-p. and ulcctuc blasting appaintus.   PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PARSON.S   PRODUCI'   COMPANY���Veinon   slreot,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in  pioMsiOn-,  produce,  and fruits.   Agcnta foi buif) fc Co. bacon and Ii.ims.  JY. GRIFFIN" & CO - Coi tier Vernon and Josephine  *   stiecl*,   Nolhon,  ��holu--.de dealers in  piovisiOns,  cured moaw, initio: and Ckks   F ni-  *��� ��� ti  STIC WANT & CO.���"\V��icho-mes on C. 1'. R  hack, fool ot fclanlo Hdeut, Nelson, u IioIcmiIu  deiilers in piovimoiih, niuduceaud fimt*. Cold sloiage.  AgenW Armour & Co. if bacon, hams, lard and other pio-  di'CU.     i ^__ _  l_ ^  SASH AND DOORS.  NELSON SAW ANI) PLANING MILLS, LIMITED-  Corncr Front and Hall -at cots, Nulson, mainline-  turcnf of uml wholesale dealers Us s.isli and doors; all  kinds of fucUiiy work made to uidur.   WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINK COMJ'ANY. LIMITKD-Cor-  ner FtonJ and ILill hIiccIh, Nelson, wholesaledcilcis  in -nines (cisc  cigiira.  and bulk) and domestic and unpolled  Daily Edition........  First Ykar, No. 258  Wkskly Edition Skvenfii Ykak, No. il  The   Kobslund   Miner   keeps   harping  away ou the "meat trust" tind its tilleged  diseiimination jigniiiist tho jjcojjleof Rosa-  land iu ffivor of the people of Nelson jind  Vjmeouver.     The arguments used by the  Miner could  with equal fofee  be used  against the Miner.   Asa bu&incss venture  it is di.sej-ijnhutting agnint the people  of  Bosslandj as the following .figures go to  show:     Its   siib.seription. .rates   to the  people of Rossland-lire':' 'daily per inonth  by eiiniei', $1; daily per month by mail,  .$1 ; daily per half ye;ir by mail, $5 ; daily  per yeai', $10. The subscription rates of  the News-Advertiser to the people of  Vancouver are: daily per inonth by  earlier, GO cents; per six months, $3.25 ;  per year, $6. Tub Tribune is delivered  at the door of every residence and business liouse in Nelson six days a week for  a dollar a month; for three months, $2.50;  for one year, $10 ; by mail for one month,  50 cents ; for three months, $1.25 ; for six  months, $2.i>0; for one yeai1, $.5. It will  thus be seen that the Miner is overcharging the people of Rossland (estimating its circulation iu that town at  600), $240 a mouth, or $2880 a year,  wheji compared wilh tlie piicethe people  of Vancouver pay for the News-Ad\ej--  tiser, and about half that amount when  compared with tho price the people of  Nelson pay for The Trihunk. The Miner  should pi'actiee what it preaches.  Tub Victoiia Colonist is attempting to  make political cjipital out of the failure of a young man named Pooley to  secure a commission in the Canadian contingent. Young Pooley is ji lieutenant in  the militia* in A^ictoiia and his father  happened to be a -member of cx-proniior  Turner's government. If young Pooley  had been anxious to help fight the  battles of his country he "would have  done as other young commissioned officers  have done. lieutenant Ilart-McIIai'g of  the Rossland company resigned his commission and went as a private. A dispatch from Halifax says that among tho  privates in the Halifax contingent are  oue captain and five lieutenants, These  oifieers*-voluntarily-resigned "thehr com-  missions in oi'der to take their place jis  privjites. Young Mr. Pooley may yet  have a chance to .show that he is something jnore than, a dress-parade soldier.  Tjjk Mining Record of Victoria, while  it is ;t very creditable appealing publication, is discreditably unfair in its treatment of the labor situation in this district. Kb tirticicrt on the question all  read as if they had been penned by the  chit'f eleiic of a cheap-laboi' old country  mining company.  Sad JJews From Africa.  Toronto Tulej. pim.  This i.s pi avo news-  from Africa, and it  is impossible at thi.s hour to estimate the  extent  or  effects of  the disaster  to  .so  largo a portion   of general White's coin-  nijiud.     The capture   of  the   thirty-six  officers,  nearly two thousand  men  and  several  guns  exhausts the  mathematics  of tho  disaster so far us the facts  are  know n.    These figures  are bad  enough,  but the disaster is at its woi'st in its possible effect upon  the late of Ladysmith  and Lhc future of British power in South  Africa.    There is greater peril in the possibility that encouraged by their success  the Boei'S may be Jible to take Ladysmith  and   complete   the   ruin   of sir   George  White's army.    It  is  to be  hoped   that  the main jirmy is in a  position  to  nuike  good its defence of Ladysmith, and il   so  tho events of  yesterdjiy  will  sink  to  ji  place with the disasters which are morally humiliating but not materially  disas-  ti*on.s.    Braddock   with " colonel ��� .George  Washington met a..-vvoi'se defeat at the  uiids of the Princh and Indian---*,' and .Iti 3  calamities did not become the foundation  of French power on this continent. Loi'd  Chelmsford led nearly nine hundred men  into a trap' at lsandula, and Cetewayo  Avas not able to build a Zulu .empire on  his massacre of so many soldiers.  Sitting Bull wiped Custer and his  United States troopers out at Big  Horn, but he was not able to base enduring power.oir that signal success. These  historic disasters have a more or less  close relationship to the capture of the  two regiments and the mountain battery  near Ladysmith. These disasters -were  all due to the bad generalship which enabled an enemy better acquainted with  the country to surround an -inferior  force. The great point of difference is  that the Biitish soldiers are in the hands  of a people subject to jill the laws of  civilized warfare, and the fact tliat so  many Boer prisoners are in the hands of  the British is a guarantee tliat the British prisoners Avill come to no harm.  She is Not English, But Dutch.  Olive Schreiner's right to pi'esent the  English view of the Transvaal conflict  is questioned by prominent Englishmen  here who have lived in South Africa.  They assert that while her mother is an  English woman her father is a German of  Hebrew descent, jind that her husband is  a Dutchman and her immediate circle of  relatives and friends are also Dutch and  excessivaly clauuish. They also state  that while Olive Schreiner is. -partisan to  the Dutch interests, her . motJier,who is  her only purely English relative, is  strongly anti-Boer in sentiment, and  that the gifted authoress' younger brother  shares his mother's English sympathies.  Her mother is perhaps the only person in South Africa to whom-: Cecil  Rhodes constantly writes, and their  fi iendship is close and of long  standing. After the publication of  " Peter Halkett of Mashonaland "Olive  Schreiner sent ji handsome present to her  mother out of the royalties on the book.  Her mother converted this gift into a  subscription to the fund Avhich was raised  to honor Cecil Rhodes with a public reception and dinner upon his return*to  South Africa after the parliamentary investigation atLondon. Mother and daughter are wholly at vaiiance in their views of  English policy in Soutli Africa. It is  only fair to add that those who offer  these stiictui-es upon Olive Schreiner's  nianifesto are themselves strong partisans.    The Transvaal at the Paris Exposition.  Paris, November 5.���Transvaal oflicials  at the exposition are continuing their  work as steadily as if no war was on.  Tiie South African republic buildings J  comprise an official pavillion, devoted to  history and the resources of the counti-y.  A mine, with crushing and mining  machinery, -will be run at full tilt; au in-  teresting Boer farm, showing the real  mode of living of the Transvaal farmer,  with cattle, ostriches and other African  animals kept around the farm ; besides  .there will be several private aud very ingenious exhibits, all forming a good sized  Transvaal village. The Boor commissioners refuse to consider the possibility  that their exhibition, together with their  countiy, mivy pass into British control be-  foi-c the exposition opens.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  We carry in stock the following well  known brands of cigars.  Imported  BOCKY CIA, all sizes  HENRY CLAY, all sizes  H, UPIV1AN  EL TRIUMFO  LA LOLAS  LA HAMADA ,     ,  FLOR DE LA ISABELA  Domestic  FLOR DE BAHAMA  ROSEBUDS     -  RELIANCE BOQUET  KEY WEST  ESPANOLAS, Etc.  w  m  BARGAIN'S IN  CHILDREN'S  GUM BOOTS  BARGAINS IN  MEN'S  GUM BOOTS  B  B  B  Rubbers  %  w  75 pairs of Men's Shoes; worth $4,  $5, and $6, sale price, $3  15 pairs of Women's Shoes, worth  $Z.50 and $3, sale price, $1.25  . *:���  40 pair Misses' Shoes, worth $1.50,  $1.75, and $2* sale price, $1  37 pair  Women's Rubbers, worth  60 cents, sale price, 401 cents.  50 pair  Children's : Shoes,.. worth? ^  $1, $1.25, and $1.35, sale��� price,, 80c ��  ... B  30 pairLadies' Cloth Gaiters,worth>:B  $1 and $1.25, sale price 40c %  B  33 pair Ladies' Evening;Slippers,- B  worth $3, sale price, $1.50 >m  20 pair Women's Overshoes, worth  $2,25 and $2.50, sale price, $175 :-)  B  m  36 BAKER STREET  %  BARGAINS IN  LUMBERMEN'S  RUBBERS  BARGAINS. IN  BOYS.  OVERSHOES  B  is  mmmmmmmm?  m&  mm  sag  ^  ''���#='.  ���  . . p   WE, HAVE  REMOVED OUR  TOYS AND  MUSIC TO. THE  -  OPERA HOUSE  BLOCK  1  NEXT* DOOR TO  POSTOFFICE  FOR SALE  BUSINEpSS and, residential.  PROPERTY  '  Canada Book k Drug Oo  NELSON, BKITISII COLUMMA.  Smoke...  ROYAL SEAL.AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS   30 by  120,- Baker Btreot/, botween Josephine and  "Ward streets  i $8000  60 by 120, Baker street;, between Josephine and Hull  streets, corner  ,...  25 by 120 with improvements, south side ot Vernon  street   5000  50 by 120 with improvements, south side bf Vernon    '' "  street ���,  G000  2}lots withcott)i��orenteilat?15permouth, Victoria  stroet ..., .- aiOO  2 lots wilh cottage rented afc 820 per month, Stanley  street ." ., , ,. 3000  Slotsin block iill, all clearod and fonced in  2500  AGENTS FOR  J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  doner  Beer or MaJf��  and=l"I��if....  "w~_a.:md BEOS.  "Real Entato and General Agents, Baker St, Nelson  Charles  D,  J. Christie  OBNEBAL   BROKER.  io  Always  Always  Fresh  Cool  COLLECTIONS   SOLICITED  FOR SALE  ...J.TOO  ...  2700  A 14-Hoom (new) House, rented at WQ per month  An 8'Room (new) House, two lols, corner    KOR  RENT  A ."-Room House ( urniKlicd) ?30.CQ  '   MONEY TO LOAN ON HEAL EBTA1B OK SHOUT 'i'liKSrS.  ofkiues:  Four Doors West of Dominion Express Office  T6e Nelson Eleetpie Tramway Co., Ltd.  J FOR SALE  '  ON EASY TERMS  UNION   MADE  THE BEST GLASS OF BEER IN NELSON IS  AT THE  Club Hotel  Corner Silica and  Stanley Streets.- ���  E.-J. CUBRAM.-Prop.  Halcyon Water  WE HAVE APPOINTED .  THORPE,& CO. SOLE  BOTTLERC  Of THIS WATKR  Halcyon S-joi Springs Sanitarium Co.  \V. C, HUSBAND, *MniiaKcr.  lootenay Cigar lanfg. Co;  N-olson, British Columbia,  BL D.' Asheroft  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a flrst-class  wheelwright.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outside points.  Telephone 13  The *'Wonder"  ���Kiir trimmings lust opened. Grebe skins, sable tails  am! IiwwIk fer hiilliuui'y purposes. Lovely linos ju��larrived. Tea clothe iijid tniy cloth�� with drawn work und  Htau-piiif? work on. Photo frww mid iiiinml*. Sorvimj  midM itwl little thiiiritlcri tor children. lessons Iii cin>  broidery aiid luce work 50 cents.  Shop:   H-H Street, hetwaen Baker and Vernon, Halsoc  Nelson Iron Works  MANUFACTURERS OB*  ENGINES, BOI1.KRS, SHAFTINGS IRON AND  BRASS OASTINOS OF EVBJR*-" DESCRIPTION  Repairs promptly attended to.       P. O. Box: 173.  AEOHITEO-rS.  ���CiV. ART & CARIUKr-ArchiteCtfl.  Rooms 7and 8 Ab  t *���*  cftteen block, Baker.��trewt,.Nela0si*z..  Larj<o number of choice building lots adjacent to tho  lino of their tramway.   Kor price and terms of sale upply  to the ollice of the company. Macdonald block, corner of  Josephine aud Vernon utrcotH,    T. C, DUNCAN, Secretary.  ^IRE^^NGHTOR   SALE  Containing 120 acres of land within osia and a  Quarter miles of Nelson.  Fur further  particulars apply to  FRED   <J���   SQUIRE!,    Nelson.   B.   O.  LODGE   MEETINGS.  KNIGHTS Olf PYTHIAS���Nelaon   Lodge,  No,' 25,  Knights of Pythias, meets In I. O. O. V. Hall.comor  Baker ana Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  8 o'clock.   "Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.  T. LILLIB, C. C. R. G. JOY, K, of R. & S.  NELSON~���i*D61E, NO. 23, A. X1. & A.M. Meets  second Wednesday In each month. Sojourning  brethren Invited.  ���VTELSON L. O. L., No. 1692, meets in I. O. O. F. Hall,  A*   corner Baker and Kootenay streets, 1st and 3rd  Friday of each month.   Visiting brothern cordially invited.  JOHN TOYE, W. M.      F. J. BRADLEY, Rcc. Sec.  NELSON   ^ERIK,  Number  22,   Fraternal  Order  of  Fugles, meets every second and fourth Wednesday in  each month in Fraternity Hall.' Visiting brothron welcome.  J. IRVING, President.        J. R. WRAY. Seoretary.  ���KTELSON MINERS' UNION  NO.  ��!. W. F. Of M.���  ���"   Meets in K. P. rooms, Fraternity Hall, the first and  third Saturday evenings in  each month at 8 o'clock.  Vihiting members welcome.  JAMES WILKS, Seo'y.      CHAS. A. McKAY.PrcH.  ,   SHOETHAND ANO TYPEWRITING.  BHoitTHAND, Typewriting, and bookceping taiiprht  Terms reasonable}. . Apply to Miss H. Bifti at Ha;j,  sen, ApplewluiiteWcxik, "Went liaker street, "Nelson.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRKWJSRSi AND BOTTLMRS OF  Fine Lager Beer,  "Prompt and ngular  delivery to the trade.  Brewery ai Nelson.  Bulbs  for  Fall Plapting'  20,000 Holland Xtulbs to arrive in Septcmbor; 5000 Japan  Lilies to arrive iu October; 1500 Rhododendrons. Azaleas,  Magnolias. Roses, etc.. to arrivo in October. Thousands  of Roses, Cam slias;-Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs,  etc,, growing on my own grounds for the fall trade.  Catalogue free. -       ' ,  JY_. J. Henry     -     Vancouver, B. O.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  NOTICE  BE  FIEE  ALARMS.  Parties wending alarms of lire by telephone should  state the location of the lire definitely, giving name of  building and street, and not name of place from which  the telephone messujre is sent. 'J'he Robson street fire  station is connected by telephone with the lire hall on  Josophino street.  W. J. TIIOM PSON, Chief Firo Department.  Nelson, October 251 h, ISiW,  TENDERS  WANTED.  Sealed Tenders will be r ceived by Uieunderaigiied up  to Monday, November I3th, 18i)iJ, for.snppIyinK Grooorics  twi DruKS to.the Kootenay .Lake Gefieral Hospital for a,  period of six months. '   ���  ny\    M4!F.|JV.SWANNB*-L., Secretory.  Nelson, Ocjobcr 28th, 180��_. .  **��k,��^' 4W#��-��*��r��B<jW... THE TEIBUME: NELSON,- B. C, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6,  fi  Capital,  Best,  all paid  up,    ���  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATIICONA AND  MT   ROYAL, President  Hon. GKO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  E   8. CLOUSTON Gonoral Manager  isr_gxjSO_sr *B_s__._src__c  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       BKANOIIKS IN      LONDON (England).  NEW YORK,  CHICAGO  and In the principal citios iu Canada.  THE BANK OF  BRITISHG0LUMB1A  NELSON  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable Transfers  GKANT COMMKHCIAI. ANI) TltAVKLI.KKS' OKKDIT8,  available In any part of the world.  DRAFTS I8SUKD   OOI.T.KOTIONB MADK; KTO.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATE OK INTEREST PAID  THE   EVE   OF   WAR   IN- LONDON.  You would -never believe from the look  of London streets nnd the people in them  that the country was ou the eve of war.  It  is nob inucli of a war, of course, from  an  English point  of view.   Just  one  of  those  little,   foregone-conclusion   armed  "crushes out" in which England for years  has  delighted to play the leading part.  Were it otherwise, the idea of war would  never have got beyond the point of suggestion in the columns of the sensational  press's evening editions.    England never  goes to war in these days unless she can  feel assui-ed   of a wtilk-over.   And, Jifter  all, she is right.    At  all events,  her men  at the helm are.    Lord Salisbury and Mr.  Joe  Chainberhiiu know just how far to  go, or rather, who the people tire tigjiinst  whom  they can safely go.    Now if the  Boers    were   Prance,   or   Germany,   or  Russia, naturally the  cjiuse of the. poor  ill-used Uitlanders would fall about on a  par    with   the    massacred   Armenians,  whose part it did not seem right to titke  if the doing of it.caused a European Avar.  Besides,i the Armenians Jire not Englishmen, like the Uitlanders���just christians,  no more.    That makes a lot of difference,  of course.    England is the great christian  nation of the globe.    At all events, that  is wluit she delights iu thinking herself.  Yet she hud not a hand to hold out to her  .��� christian brethren, such as she is holding  out  today .to,the Transvaal  Uitlanders.  You- see there is~a~ wide  difference between the Boer and Russia, and Armenia  lias not the gold and dhimonds of South  Africa. ' , " ���     ,  At the railway.stations, it.is true, you  do see signs of impending strife in tho ar-  rivafaud departure of khaki-clad warriors,"  "horse, foot, and dragoons," and artillery,  as well.    But unless you know a war wjis  on haud, the brown-liollaud clad hordes  might  be  iissembling for some, military  manoeuvres,  or sham  fight, or. royal review at' Aldorshot,  so of teu   do  these  bloodless    campaigns   and  actions   tjike  place among tlio-'Bi-itish arriiy.    The recruiting sergeants who patrol Trafalgar  square,  tapping  witli   their  canes    the  shoulders  of likely young men  for the  army, tell a creditable story of a boom  that has  steadily increased during the  past mouth.    At the same time the quality ��� of recruits has  improved.    It is not  merely the  disbanded militiamen, Jifter  having  "got their  chests  up,"  who are  crowding into the army, but, said au officer, "young men like city clerks, wearing  collars dud ties, who write a good fist, are  spitting  fire all over them to  fight the  Boers."    Another said lie _liad_ enl is ted  some "top-hatted gents, who produced  Cambridge  university certificates."     lie  conjectured that many joined with the  intention of buying their discharge after  tlie Transvaal trouble was over.    Ib was  a ttiste of active service they wanted.  Love of their country and a detestation  of the Boer appeared to be the impelling  motives.   I saw two young artillery officers at Waterloo (tlio station)  the othei'  day, waiting for the train that was  to  land them at Southampton, for embarkation to the Cape.    Fine, fresh-faced, typical young Englishmen, as you see them at  the public-schools in their last year, or at  tho universities���just fresh out of Woolwich, no doubt, jind off to their first campaign of real war.    You would think,, to  look at them as they chaffed and laughed  together and   smoked  cigarettes,  while'  they swung up and down  the platform'  with clanking scabbards and spurs, that  they felt'themselves  on  the eve of no  more dangerous   an expedition   than a  field-day in the Long  valley or on Salisbury   Plain.    Bub   young    soldiers   are  pretty much the same the world over,  and no doubt the Spanish  war provided  many such sights to American eyes among  their own soldier boys.  Then you would hardly believe there  was a big international yacht-race going  on���a series of races, in fact. During the  djty there is ��� no indication, of it. You  never hear ib mentioued. Perhaps the  fact that Lipton is nob ji swell and is  rather a green and unknown yachtsman,  mjiy have something to do with the  apathy which reigns in the West End,  from the clubs in Piccjidilly to the nmu-  skms in Park Lane. It is true that the  Hights' ofthe races���two have gone already���crowds have .gathered to watch  for the flash of'a green or red lightfrom  the Harmswprth roof, which was.to tell  if the Shamrockor .Columbia had won.  Is n<>w prepared to issue-Drafts^and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, M. S.,rAtliif,- B. C, and  Dawson City, Yultoi-* District.  But a London street crowd at night is���  well, most people who have been in London at all know what it is composed of.  Its component pai'ts are hardly of a character to give much support, to. yachting,  so far as opinions go, or cash,.either, or  to be indicative of genuine national taste.-  Hiitp,cuiiluckily, even this small bit of enthusiasm is likely to grow dim. .Twice  have the crowd watched in vaiu>.juid, in  keeping with the traditions of ir London  crowd when disgusted, the "boos!" jind  "yahs !" which rent the air on the news  each night that there was no race were  not exactly in favor of a continuance of  interest. The fact that the Shamrock  wjis in front ou the occasion of each finish  was, however,"a ray of light from that*  side.  It is surprising how much you see and  hear every day that shqw.s (what I call)  the gi'adual Americjinisiiug of the English  people.    How  gradually and surely are  the old, smoky, fog-begrimed, small-windowed,    prison looking    buildings    and  houses disappearing from London streets  ���the  houses tluit Dickens used to describe.    And.in their place are fine sky-  scrapei's with lofty ceilings and wide windows, imposing entrances, and  brightly  painted  decorations���in fact the  buildings and  houses in  the architecture and  erection of which New York has long set  the  fashion.    Then  look at the double-  leaded-display lines in the papers!    It is  true the Times will not give in, but sticks  to the old plan which compels the reader  to wade through a column to get the pith  of a  paragraph.    But the Telegraph and  Daily News long since began the innovation, while  the Daily Mail might be the  yellowest "New York .sheet you ever saw.  Again: you see "saloon" instead of "bar"  ���uot very often, it is true, but enough to  show the thin edge litis already been applied and the fissure is widening.    The  use of "catch on," and "tumble," "guess,"  and "Great Scot!" both in  speech   and  ,type seems to increase daily. . Aud look  ab tlie brains., -Any  one who remembers  them twenty years* ago, and had not seen  them since, would not believe lie'was in,  England, did he see them boday.   As for  clothes; well, I am afraid in the main, it  is" tlie,other way. ; It  is true "that" this  summer tlie swells in the park wore straw  lnibs  ami-yellow boots with their frock-  coats���a  sorb  of compromise with-Newport and  Long  Branch.    But then yon  would think Mr. Chotite was an Englishman, to look at liis attire.  ONE  OF MONTANA'S PIONEESS.  Mauy men ' whoso names aro linked  with incidents in Montana's early history  were in the gathering of Montana pioneers at Virginia, last week. Beyond dispute, the central figure for the occasion  was Henry F. Edgar, one of the six men  who discovered gold in the Alder gulch,  the man who pjirined the first gold from  Alder creek, the man who gave to the  gulch its name. In jill assemblages in  the old town he wjis the one to whom  most honor wjis accorded. He was invariably called to a seat at the chairman's right hand in all  the  meetings, he  wjis   Uie constant   and    uncomplaining  mark for a do/eu kodaks in the hands of  the young people of the town, lie wtis  shown attention everywhere.  Yet all the honors and all the attention shown him, Mr. Edgar bore with a  modesty that was most pleasing. While  the central figure in every group he  never lead the conversation. He talked  little", yet ho was always ready to express carefully his opinion or give his  recollection when appealed to. He speaks  iu a slow, measured way, with the rounded enunciation of the Scotchman. His  frame is bent with the weight.of 74. hard  years, but his face is jis strong tind sturdy  as ever, and 'his hair and whiskers are  but slightly gray. Jle is a most picturesque character and a splendid type of  tho sturdy men who blazed ,the trail into  Montanaand founded thatcomnion wealth.  Curious ib is indeed that every one of  the six men who discovered the richest  gulch of gold in tho world should have  "gone broke." While they profited by  their discovery at the* time, and while  each oue of them acquired a modest fortune in'the gulch, every one of them lost  it all afterward. Bill Fair-weather distributed his wealth with a lavish hand.  He tused to ride up the main street of  Virginia City aud scatter the gold dust  light and left in the street in order to see  the children and the Chinamen scramble  Order of the Day  And I want to bo in it. I havo just received  Fall samples of Suitings, and Overcoatings . representing a . $50,000 stock to  choose from made to yoiir order at p-icoH  nevet before heard of in Nelson. All the latest  fads in Fancy Vestinsta for Fall and winter.  Ladies* tailoring jn all its 1  Lowest prices.  t branches a spocialty.  Rooms 1 and 11, Hillyer block.  Stevens, Tl|e Tailor  for it.- What he didn't throw =away he  drank up,- and he died without money  enough left to bury .himself. Others,of  the Alder gulch discoverers lost their  fortunes by gambling or dissipation. Mr.  Edgar being- the one exception.. He, too,  "went-broke,"-but he didn't gamble, and  he bore the marked peculiarity of being  one of the. very few men in Virginia  City, iu early days, who never drank.  - Ten. or twelve years ago-Mr. ��� Edgar  burned books which showed -money .owing to him-to the,amount of..$30,000,  which is a greater sum than he ever took  out of the gulch.  ''That was, my great trouble," said  Mr. -Edgar, in his slow, deliberate way,  and with his broad accent. " I never  could say 'no' to a friend when he  wanted money. Most of this. $30,000  was borrowed .money, while the rest was  owed foi' goods, when I kept .the butcher  shop."  While, ho. lost all, like the other discoverers, yet Mr. Edgar- kept on working, and - so far retrieved his fortunes  that he is now well beyond,.want. He  has a ranch. at- the. junction . of two  streams - about 10 miles from Horse  Plains, in Missoula, county.  "I have a good ranch, a good iwife  and a good living," said . ,Edgar, " and I  have nothing  to complain of."  The old prospector,-however, is not always content to remain on his ranch,  but. spends weeks and, months of. each  yetir in. tramping the. . hills, wading  streams, exposed to ,the .inclemency of  all kiudsof weather.  Edgar's full .name is, Henry . Finnis  Edgar. He was born in Dumfries, Scotland. Ho was 74 yeai's of age on  October 4 th. He came to the new. Avorld  when 8   years - old, his parents settling'  FULL LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Door3  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 we will mako it for you  CALL AND GST PRICES.  WILL DO WELL TO  BUY THEIR LUMBER  AT  G. 0.- BUCHANAN'S  A largo stock of flrst-class dry material on hand, also  a full line of sash, doors, mould!  FACTORY WORK  Ungs, turned work, etc.  A SPECIALTY  Yard:  Foot of Hondryx stroet, Nelson  Telephone, 91  John Rae, Agent  Seasoned Lumber!  Jlidrt lU-einvilcd for I wo million feet of well Hsxortcd  seasoned lumlior. uitlier for the whole or. In cur lots, in  mill j-nrd or delivered to tlie railroad,   l-'or particular*))  ���M-Plj" <o  MJUJY LUjiuHJU & pKVkLOPMHNT CO.  Libby, Montana.  GREAT  HABB GOAL  ANTHBMTE  __t*E!3_I*V*El_S*E3I3  ���   Special rates for carload W,s for outside points.  TlCLmjONE     Q     W>   Wegt  &   Co<  Wood! Wood! Wood!  Good dry wood, atl 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 large quantity of fir, cedar, and  tamarac slabs, in lft-ineh and 4-foot lengths, suitablo for  stovo wood, which will be sold for ��1 a load at tho mill  iard" NKLSON SAW & PLANING MILIjS. Limited.  N-U-ou, August WUi, 1839.  iii New .Brunswick ,011 ,the .Marmacbi  river. He ci'ossecl tlie line into Maine  when 18 years old. and has been in the  United States ever since. . He was.at first  a lumberman and went west to Michigan  in 1850 and to Minnesota iu 1854. .,He  located the., town, of Fergus Falls in  1857. Leaving tliere the .following year,  when he went to Fort Garry on tlie Red  river. In the spring of 1859 he- crossed  the-mountains into this countiy. lie was  with ��� the boundary - survey party of  lieutenant Parks from the autumn.of 185!)  to the spring of 1801, Then he bought a  claim on Rock creek in British Columbia,  and did his first mining. He abandoned  the claim the same year and went to  Florence iu Idaho, which is close to the  now somewhat famous Buffalo Hump  quartz mining district.. In the spring of  1802 he went from Florence to Elk City,  and in tho following October he went into the Bitter Root country, and tlience  to Bannack, where he worked on a claim  located for him by George Orr and Bill  Fairweather.  The Treraont Hotel  IY|AL(p & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for Miners and. Prospectors  ��� THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON. HAND  One of the. best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air. and  Lighted by Electricity  Largo comfortable bedrooms and  Hrst-class dining  room.   Samplo rooms for commercial men. '  r__.q***:e*ss _sa :**?:__:r ix__*_r  Mrs. E. C.   CLARKE, Prop.  Lato of the Royal Hotel, Calgary, -    r  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS. NELSON  ContraetoFS and Builders  D. r|UME�� Manager.  Tho finest hotoMn the interior.  Large,sample rooms.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER OF WARD AND ^VERNON STS.. NELSON  Madden House  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotel In NelHon that has remained under, one  management since 1890.  ---The- bcdprooms-are-vvcll-fiirniflhod-and -lightod-by  electricity.  The diniug-room is nob second to any,in Kootenay.  The'bar is always stocked bythe beat domestic and  Imported liquors and cigars.  TH"*"  OMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  NOTICE*  On and after Uio 1st. of October I8M, the Grand Con I nil  Hofel will be run strictly on the European .Ian.  We have Ittted up ;i now dining room Willi a NCiiling  capacity for ono hundred ncoiilo which will bo run in  connection with Ihe hotel. All meal* twcnly-five conls.  payable in Ihe dining room, "Will bo picked Lo furnish  meal LichcNon application.  Rooms by the day, week or month.  Thanking yon for your generous- patronage in the p.-wt,  and trusting to be favored with a continuance of .same in  tho future. * '   I remain, respectfully yours.  ,'   , ���     K.ShllVSO.Y.  Largo and well lighted Healed by hot, air  Jteu-poitiilde rales- Sample rooms  Klcotric helix and light in every room  ���   Renovated and refurnished throughout  HOTEL VICTO'RIA  .1. V. PKIIKS. Proprietor  free bus meei.s all trains Rawnfcinlra   R   fi  Iiourlv *>treel r.-ir to station neVBI*��I0*\*B|  0. U.  Niglit Grill Room in connection, for the ilonvenicnee of  guesth-arriving and departing by night trains.  ERIFS, B. G.  .KirHi-elasd in overy respect. Choie<vt wines, liipiors  and cigars. Every comfort for transient and resident  gucnts.  HEADQUARTERS TOR UNION MEN.  JOSEPH   CAMPBELLL Proprietor.  Vienna "Restaurant  Bakor stroet, hot ween Josophino and  Hall streets, Nolson.  MEALS AT ALL HOURS. DAY OR NIGHT  BAKERY IN CONNECTION    FAMILY AND PASTRY COOKJNO A SPECIALTY  ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED  ���R-    _=r-q-:E_iE__z%    *p*bofbi*B3to*b  NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  The partnership heretofore exiKJing under the lli-m  name and style of Fife & Iluyw.iwi i.s dissolved by matual  conwinl <is from tho dme hereof. Mr, .lohn J'. I; ife u*-  siunosall liabilities of the linn, and nil monies due the  firm of Fife& liny ward arc to he paid tn liim forthwith.  Uiit .(I at Nelson, U. U��� this 2ll.ll day of October, A. It.  I8JKI. .1. T. 1'IKK.  Witness: '*I''0. ���!���'. IIA YWAIII),  A. Al..J0li.vw>tf, Solieitor, NelMun.  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  W  %  D. McArthur & Co.  mi  m^  rm  rm  IHiHi*?  \ ^ ^ ^ <3 *5*i'  l^^  ''���<='���<='���  B  B  B  THE ffiLSMAW.l PMMNft MILLS, k  We have a stock of one and a half million  feet of logs at our mill and are prepared to cut  all kinds of dimension timber and ship to all points  on Kootenay Lake by scows or-steamers, also by  rail to all points on;the Canadian Pacific or Nelson  and Fort Sheppard .railways. In stock rough and  dressed lumjber, shingles, mouldings, sash, doors,  newels, turned verandah posts. Glass of all sizes.  Factory work, of all kinds done/to order.  THE NELSON aw.l Mm MM,Ltd.  "   ~      .    OFFICE AND MILLS. CORNER HALL AND FROKT STS., NELSON.  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail   .  .   .   Dealers in Meats  Hjp'ad Office at  NELSON, B.  M.-irkfits at Ntflson,  stoke, Ferguson,  Ttorssl.-uul, Tniii,  K.-is'o, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, .New  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Gaswidc Uity, Midway, and  Denver, Kevel-  Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OS?  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLRSALK AND UKTAIL  FiSH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Baker street, fieison ��. 0. TRAVES, Manager  OltDEItS BY MAIL UBOKIYK CAKKFUL AXD I'KOMPT ATTENTION,  H. H. APPLEWHAITH*  J. McPHBB  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  nd Oonstruetion Co,  Complete Electric Equipments for Electric Power Transmission and lag-htlng- for-Mines, Towns  Electric Fixtures, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Etc.  P. O. Box 606. Jonephlne Strefflt,.NaSson. B. O.  easy terms.   This property is very  West Baker Street, Nefson  THE  FINEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IN-NELSON  All the unso'd Jots in tne   Fairview Addition to Nelson are now on the market at reasonable prices, and on  desirable for residences.   Apply to  T. M. WARD, Local Agent  GROVE HOTEL BEER GARDEN  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 FAIL AND WINTER SUITINGS  ���yVKWT BAICK1USTKRKT NKLSON  IOPPO8ITR SILVER KINO HOTfL THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON   B.C.  MONDAY NOVEMBER G,  1899.  The only house in Kootenay carrying Ml 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. GILKER  THE OLD P. O. STORE  ���u*j^d?-  ESTABLISHED  IN   NELSON . \  * * ' 1890        = "     ������ J      r .  Americae  ,     ���  Watches*  Have always been a specialty with us, and concert:  . trating 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  se oesngmis  We have some very exclusive ones in solid and  filled gold and other good selling styles in endless  variety.  Diamonds aed all  -Precious-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  iadson  For Winter Outfitting  ��s**f o_c For Mineps and-  0.1 ItJI a* Workingraens Clothing'  one j_Mrajro_ALL  Baker Street  Underclothing, Mackmaws,  Gloves and Mitts.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NELSON, B, O.  Obffeo roasters and dealers in "Tea and Coffeo,  Offer fresh roasted coffeo oT best .quality as foltows:  Java and Arabian Mach'aj per pound..��� ..,......$   *0  Java arid Mocha Blond, 3 pounds.......  1 00  Fltia.SahtOB,i pounds p...p  1 00  Santos Blond, 5 pounds ...,   .,.,....��.  1 00  Our Special Blend, (> pounds ���,   1 W  Our lUo Hoast, �� pounds  100  A trial order solicited.  Salesrooms 2 Doors East  of  Oddfellows   Bloolt,   West  Baker Sisaet  PALACE CONFECTIONERY  FOR FINE CHOCOLATE  AND BON SONS  ���Solo aKeiit for jVoIkoii for Ganong Bros, cclulmvted H  Ji: ('hocolal��s ami Hon lions. One toil of the snni0 to  arrive in a few days.  ���OlYMttA M0 EASTftN OYSTIRS  AKfUVtSO   DAILY.  fancy Cakes and Pastry, Plums, Ponchos, Grapes,  Hummus, Capo Cod Ci'anbernes, Tears and all Fruit in  J. A- McBONALD  reason.  Coniur Ward and linker Slti.  Mills k. JLiOlt's old bland.  LOCAL NEWS IN BRIEF.  Captain Fitzstubbs returned last evening from his trip to California very much  restored in health. He expressed himself  jis greatly pleased with the improvements which have been made in the provincial jjiil during his absence.  J, W. Beugough, Canadjx's great cartoonist jmd lecturer, gave a lectm-e in  St. Paul's chinch yesterday afternoon to  an appreciative audience.  Mrs. Kearney aviis taken in charge by  the police Saturday al'tei-noon upon a  charge of" insanity. For some time past  she has carried on tlie business of a hair-,  dresser iu tho Victoria block and has  been more or less eccentric. On Friday  she wandered about the upper poi'tion of  the city all night and loft a portion of  her clothing jit the water tank on . the  N. <fc F. S. raihvay. Dr. Arthur and Dr.  Forin examined the woman on Saturday,  but so far neither of them Jire prepared  to certify that she is insane. She will be  further examined today.  The school house in the Hume school  district is approaching completion, having received tho first coat of plaster.  Though built for the purpose ' of accommodating the children of school age in  the Fairview addition, it is perched upon  a hill so high that none but Alpine  climbers will ever be able to reach it  T. J". Sims left oii Saturday evening to  attend the meeting of the synod of New  Westminster which takes place iu Vancouver on Tuesdjiy. E. A. Crease and  Fred Irvine, the other lay delegates from  Nelson, will leave this evening. The chief  business to come'before the synod is the  creatiiig of the new diocese of Kootenay.  The matter of fixing the ctithedral city  for the new diocese will not be dealt  with until the new diocese is formed Jind  the first meeting of its synod is held.  "Tom" Brown, will leave Nelson on  Wednesday .in charge of a hunting party  composed of local men, includiug mayor  Neelands. Their objective point will be  on the'main foik of Kettle river, some  ten miles from Rock Creek, where deer is  said to be plentiful.  A half interest iu the Sims cigar  factory luis been sold to a local firm of  mining engineers. It is an investment  that will return good dividends, even  though the industry must be carried on  by employing union labor.    May Be an Important Meeting.  The regular meeting of the city council  will be held this evening. "If superin-,  tendent   Marpolo: and . chief  .engineer  Cambie of tne Canadian Pacific arrive in  town today, the railway company's proposals to the city with respect to the  making of a divisional point tit Nelson  liuty be considered. Otherwise the interest in tho meeting will center upon  alderman Hillycr's withdrawal of the  music hall bylaw.  HOTEL ARBIVALS.  At the Phair���J. E. Ganong, St.  Stephen ; G. B. McDonald, Sandon ; J. 11.  Harris, Sandon; D. M. Linnard, liossland;  K. L. Sawyer, Toionto; William Chaplin,  St. Catharines; Hugo Ross, Toronto; G-.  W. Curran, Milwaukee ; R. C. Longloy,  Meyer's Falls; James Cronin, Spokane;  A. E. Doucet, Lardo; Ed. McDonald, Vancouver ; C. Klock, Vancouver ; Alox. (Jhes-  holm, Victoria; Ray Atkins, Calgary.  At tub IIijmk-A. 11. McDonald! Toronto ; (J. F. Caldwell, Salnio; Charles  Hope. Rossland ; W. T. Beadles, Salnio ;  V. C. RockliiTe, Slocjin City; William  JJrydson, Toronto ; J. Lindsay, Toronto.  At thk Mapijex.���J. H. Rhodes, Molly  Gibson Mine;- O. P. Appleton, Rivcrview;  R. M. Southwick, Salt Lake City.  At the Tre.mont.���James Hawkins,  Alex Gardiner, Thoinas Brown, William  Beaton.  At the' Queen's.���A. K. Mattis and  wife, Kuskonook ; Charles W. Doherty,  Arrowhead ; F. D. Pontine, Edmonton ; O.  Murk, Revelstoke; Leo Fulton, Revelstoke ; W. H. Wall, Greenwood ; F. Edgar,  Thoinson's Landing.  At the Grand Central.-���E. Challapen,  Henry Domville and G. Boulanord, Neche,  North Dakota: J. W. Black, Moyie; E.  Barnes, Winnipeg; F. Crittenden, Win J  nipeg ; J. Tribai-g, Salnio; G. M. Brown  Eureka Mine.  BUSINESS   MENTION.  toves!  "M_y  WE HAVE THE FINEST LINE OF  Coal Heaters  EVER DISPLAYED IN KOOTENAY DISTRICT  SOLE AGENTS FOR THE FAMOUS  Cole's Hot Blast Heater  Our claims for this heater is that it is 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.  NELSON  ers & Go  KASLO  SANDON  A SNAPJN  MINING SHARES  -Oiipley Mi  Li_va:i_?_3_D  IXOX-PKIlSONAIi LIABILITY]  HEAD OFFICE, SILVERTON, B. C.  CAPITAL STOCK $1,000,000  Operating the Noonday-Curley Mines  in the Slocan District.  HAS DECIDED TO OFFER 25,000  SHARES OF THE COMPANY'S  STOGK,-THE��� PAR���VALUE- OF  WHICH IS ONE DOLLAR, AT  TWELVE CENTS. THE PROCEEDS  FROM THE SALE OF THESE  SHARES IS TO GO INTO THE  COMPANY'S TREASURY TO MEET  PAYMENTS UPON DEVELOPMENT  ACCOUNT   THESE SHARES AF\E DESIRABLE BECAUSE  The Noonday is virtually a developed  mine. The work done upon the property consists of a main tunnel, which  has-been "run in on the vein for 225  feet, and the vein where cross-cut  shows an average width of from 8 to 10  feet.' The vein matter is made up * of  about 20 inches of clean ore, the remainder b.eing composed chiefly of  concentrating ore which samples , 60  ounces silver. From the main tunnel  level there has been shipped 520 tons  of clean ore, which netted the company,  after deducting freight and treatment  charges, over $1000 to the car of from  18 to 20 tons. From the main tunnel  an upraise has been driven for 100 feet  and a stope 75 feet long opened up.  About 150 feet below the main tunnel  a cross-cut is being run. This tunnel  is now in 125 feet and it is estimated  that the lead exposed in the main tunnel will be reached in another 30 feet.  A force of 18 men is at present employed upon the property, all but three  of whom are employed on development.  The company has another three ears of  clean ore ready for shipment.  Application for shares can be made to  Messrs. Ifallep & Wilson  Solicitors for the Company, fin-tan (jilt Block, Nelson; :  Tlie latest  thing  out.      Patent  Jumi-  nous tcold ula.ss signs, name plates ami street numbers.  Readabledarkest nights. Unexcelled for beauty; nevi-r  (ni'iiisli; last a life-time; price within reach. For sale  by II. J I. Avery, Carbonate street, XuNon.  Wnnted���Nurse  girl.    Apply to Mrs.  1\ K. Wilson, Violoria street.  Wanted���To   purchase Jin  eight-room  house.   Apply at Emory & *\Valley's.  Furnished rooms to let.    Apply to Mrs.  L. 51. Jameson, Carney Hlock, Baker street west.  For Rent���A  stoi'e  on Vernon street,  opposite Tho Tribune ollice. ��10 a month. Apply to E.  Kilby.  The  s.ale" of. woik   of   the   Methodist  Ladies' Aid will be held on November Sth, when many  uscful and beautiful ai tides will be oll'ered to the public.  Another Great  Bargain Sale.  The great success which attended the slaughter sale bf  our Sandon 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 & La'r-  sen, who have the contract for  the building of the Nelson &  Bedlington Railway. This stock  embraces $1000 worth of  staples which are in daily demand by miners, which we  have consolidated with the remainder of our Sandon stock.  Here are  ARE YOU BURNINC 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 sjiving in fuel effected will soon eqiuil  tho cost oir the lange. Jt win be so quickly  Jind eiibily regulated thut there need be no  "waste of heat or fuel. New patented improvements offer you more convenience und  comfort than you'll find in any other range.  TWO CAR LOADS TO SELECT FROM  LAWRENCE HARDWARE GO.  Four Carloads Received This Week  Special .  Attention to  Mail Orders.  Car of Keewatin "La^e of % Woods" Flour  Car of Ogilvie's Hungarian Flour  Car of Ashcroft "Burbank " Potatoes  Car of Choice IV|ixed Groceries  We Have the Goods       You Make the Prices  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,  regular price $1, reduced to  50 cents.  Kirkpatrick &-Wilson   BAKER STREET, NELSON���   Postolfice Box K. & W.  Wand  ELLIOT BLOCK. UAKKU STREP*T, NELSON.  'arson  WHOLESALE  Butter,  Eggs,  Cheese,  Green  Fruits,  Cured  Meats,  Vegetables  WE  HAVE  ARE  ALWAYS WILL BE   ,  FOUND LEADING  . Our sine!; is now arriving four curs aro already un-  loitiioil and us many iimru hi follow. Our .oi-k Ihis wook  will Ikj Im-gci* lliiiii ever, tint) jfi'oul euro has boon.oxur-  cisod in Uio imi'filinso uf IliusuK'wis us ro^ai'ds quality  and privc, >vu can wifely .say tliuy li.-ivi: hot'n woll limi^ht.  .So yon can dopond cm KotHujr fiWi ��ooi|s al. tho lowosi,  liossililujii'iucH.    Wo would ask you to lio.tr in  i mind our  JIUSNIIMU IM'IOUrP.        >VC   WPMIJIt   flSlv    Jim HI    IIL'ill   III   llllllll  motto, ono priuis lo all and wo mako il not Iho public  Mo   DesBHsay   <S_   Co,  An Appetizing- Breakfast  FITS A MAN FOR WORK.  Try our Government Creamery Butter, ��J. Y. Griffin &. Go's  Hams and Bacon, Brackman & Ker's Rolled Oats and Corn-  meal, Almonte Milling Go's Self Raising Buckwheat Flour.  SHIPPERS OF THE EARLY  BREAKFAST BRAND OF BAGQN  Full stocks carried at Nelson  and  Rossland.   Mail orders solicited-.  Bakist Street West, Nolson  A. Irving c�� Co.  Strachan  _?L*tr*��4:s*E3*Be^ *_a*dco-  03E��*E]3R_a__.'_a*p'*crBJEi y&xsoaisz  .P.^pp.J.'.P^M.-iifePlpHp'JMp^l  rqi��apaSBTlWWB!tfWv*'~ypP*_ rptpr-'

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