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Array .������Z-i-a_;ia=_��aK__u_;'��_  ��W  iH.Vii.1 J.M  l' .tujtwiJ*.'ieitWfei<i*t'<iiew^ffl-a**i3*ffl  BIG GRIST OF LITTLE THINGS  At the City Council Meeting.  The city council met last night, with  mayor Neelands and aldermen Fletcher,  Beer, Kirkpatrick and Hillyer present.  A budget of bills was ordered paid,  amounting to $3024.70.  The Bank of Montreal advised the  council that they could hold the check of  the city for $15,000 as collateral for the  overdraft until the bylaws were passed  to raise funds for the water system and  electric light plant.  A letter was read from E. 0. Arthur,  secretary of the school board, saying that  he was instructed by the school board at  its last meeting to request the council to  apply to the provincial legislation  at its next session to have Nelson  made a separate school district,  and also to ask the government to give  them block 1.) for high school purposes.  Aldermen Beer, Fletcher and .Hillyer  were appointed a committee to confer  with tlie school board relative to? the  matter. The committee Avill meet today  at I p.m. at the city hall.  A communication was read from the  Nelson Tramway Company asking that  the city would observe the provision of  one section of the company's bylaw which  would secure for the street railway company a notice of the intention of plumbers or the gas company or the city of intention to excavate in the streets under  their tracks or otherwise disturb their  traffic. The matter was referred to the  city engineer to see that the request of  the tramway, company is complied with.  A letter was read from Mrs. Ingrain  asking for the continuance of the sidewalk from the corner of limes street to  her residence.    Ib was allowed.  A crossing was ordered to be laid at  tho intersection of Silica and Stanley  streets, and rails ordered to be placed on  all steeply inclined sidewalks. The engineer was instructed to have bhe work  done.  Alderman Hillyer wanted the council  to set aside one street for the use of the  children as a toboggan slide, and strongly  suggested Hall street for this purpose.  Objection was raised, on the ground of  the danger wliich would be incurred at  tlie foot of the street where the electric  railway crosses the street. The matter  was laid over.  The Nelson Brewery asked that the  culvert in front of their place of business  be repaired. Tlie matter was referred  to the city engineer,  A letter was read from R, J. Steele reporting $2002 tax collected.  A letterJ was read from Rosalind K.  ���Stock asking that a committee of tlie  council confer with a committee from the  local women regarding the distribution  of charities. A committee was appointed  consisting of aldermen Hillyer, Beer and  Fletcher.  Mr, Rutherford sent in a complaint of  a heavy stream of water which was flowing across the street in front of his residence on Victoria street, and asked that  tho same be diverted. Referred to city  engineer.  Alderman Fletcher asked the council  to express au opinion on the w harf  question. Tlie discussion was quite exhaustive. Alderman Fletcher said the  city was taking chances every day and  especially every niglit in allowing the  wharf to remain in its present condition.  He did nob chink the burden of repairing  the wharf ought to be borne by the merchants and jobbers of the city, but that  the city ought to borrow $5000 and place  this amount to the credit of the whnif.  The present expense of rebuilding the  _wharf _would__.be _from__$2.*.00_ to_$3500.  There would thus be a surplus of $1,500  remaining to the credit of the wharf for  further use.  Alderman Beer wa nted $r>000 additional  raised at the same time for the use of the  (ire department. Be wished this to he  done by the., present council. But  it was thought that the fire department could ~ be safely left in  the hands of the incoming council.  The result of the discussion was that the  city engineer was instructed to draw up  plans for replanking and widening ten  feet'and also raising the grade tothe  wharf. A petition will be circulated asking the council to propose a bylaw to  raise $5000 for rebuilding the wharf, and  that it he submitted nt the election of  January 1.1th.  The city has applied tothe government  for the water front lands from Ward  street to the eastern boundary of the  townsite. It was decided to respect the  priority of claim held by the Nelson Saw  & Planing Mills Company to that part of  the water front on which their mill is located in front of block 72 A.  TUESDAY MORNING/ DECEMBER 5,  1899.  PUBLISHED AT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAILY (BT MAIL) $5 A YBAR; "WEEKLY, $2.  day Grand Forks will bo taken in, and  the start for home will be made on Saturday. Saturday night will be spent  in Nelson and Sunday night in  Rossland. About fifty representative business men will be up  from the Coast cities, and there will be  probably as many more from the cities  and towns in Kootenay. The delegation  from Nelson will be the following well-  known members of the board of trade:  .lames Lawrence, John Cholditcli, Hamilton Byers, G. K. Martin, Percy Griddle,  P. Chapman,7- ft. S. Kinghorn, It. Robertson, P. .). Russell, and If. J. Fvans. During the stay of the Coast people in Nelson they will be entertained with a  smoker in the opera house, if the necessary arrangements can be made with the  local ministrel troup.  PAUL JOHNSON'S SMELTER WILL  Be Built to'1 Smelt Ore.  When in Nelson, Paul  Johnson  ofthe  Greenwood smelter, whieh is now in  course of construction, exhibited a few  specimens of ore from the Mother Lode  mine, which is owned by the people who  are building the smelter. The ore was.  yellow copper and iron pyrites, carrying  7 to 8 per cent copper and $1.4 to $15 iu  gold ; yellow copper and lime rock, carrying 12 per cent copper and $S in gold;  and yellow.copper and iron ore, carrying.  9 to 10 per cent copper and $10 to $12 in  gold. The vein is 180 feet wide on the  surface, and a shaft is down on it 320  feet. The smelter will start with one  800-ton furnace, and it is so laid out that  six additional furnaces can be added as  required. Mr. Johnson claims that they  will be smelting 2000u tons of- ore a day  inside of two years, and doing ib at a  price not above $1 a ton.  LOCAL   NEWS   IN   BRIEF.  John Redman,.who was employed by  the city as au electrician, at the last  meeting of the city council has quit his  job. In his place Joe Blackburn has been  employed as a lineman.  The dry goods firm of Fred Irvine *fe  Co. is securing a provincial reputation.  Yesterday.au order was received from  Victoria and filled tlie same day. The  purchaser could not find what she wanted  in Victoria, but had no difficulty in securing it at Fred Irvine & Company's.  W. It. Jarvis, chief of the city police,  left for Revelstoke last evouing. He will  be married at Revelstoke tomorrow to  Miss Elizabeth Alpaugh of South Edmonton. Jle started out with the best wishes  of a large number of friends.  .Several additional mechanics' liens have  been filed against the Little Phil mine at  Ainswortli. All told about a dozen liens  have been filed against the property, the  claims for wages extending over a period  of three months.  Captain Troup left last night for  Arrowhead, where he will meet tlie Coast  contingent of merchants who will take  iu the Canadian Pacific excursion over  the I .obson-Penfieton branch. From the  Coast to Arrowhead the party will be in  charge of Allan Cameron, district freight  agent at Vancouver for the C. P, R,  George Steele and N. T. Maeleod were  out deer hunting on Sunday. They did  .not���bring _back _any__game,_but_ report  plenty of tracks around Grohman creek.  W. Baker of New Westminster has  arrived in Nelson. He will be employed  as freight clerk iu the C. P. It, freight  shed.  Chief of police Jarvis has instructed  constable Hardy to take into custody and  impound any horses or cattle running at  large within the city limits. The old  pound located under tiie blujf at the foot  of Victoria street has been repaired  anticipating the enforcement of the  ordinance. *  J. K. Salter, of the tug Ymir, wlio went  to the hospital a week ago with a broken  rib has recovered sufficiently to leave the  hospital.  BRITAIN HAS AN UPHItt FICHT  Boers Full of Confidence. ;  London, December 5.���There is little  further news from the seat of war. Even  the latest accounts of the battle at Modder River fail to give an intelligent idea  of what happened. There is a feeling of  disappointment, and a continuing anxiety  respecting general lord Methuen. The  Times says editorially: "The battle  afforded splendid proof of the unsurpassed qualities of the British soldier,  but while victories won solely by the  exercise of these qualities are indeed  magnificent, they arc not war. They fill  us with pride, but with pride not unmin-  gled with regret at the persistent perversity of circumstances, which, apparently, prevents us obtaining equal oi*  greater results by processes savoring a  little of that military science of which  we hear so much."  Mafeking is safe, or was so on Noveni-.  ber 21th. The British had captured 25  burghers of commander Dutert's force. ;  An Associated Press dispatch from-  Durban says that persons arriving there  from Pretoria, assert that the Boers are  full of confidence, and are well prepared  for a six months'seige of Pretoria.  Patriotic demonstrations in , the  theatres and music hall of London  continue unabated. There was a remarkable scene at the Empire last evening  when Mrs. Brown-Potter recited a poem  called "Ordered to the Front," with soldiers and sailors grouped around. On  each side of Mrs. Potter stood a sailor,  on carrying the British and "the other the  American flag. When the curtain fell and;  rose again to an encore, she tied the  two flags together;* amid loud cheers, the  entire audience rising and singing "God  .Save the Queen."   .  An official dispatch from Cape Town  announced that the Tsmore broke up yesterday evening. Her stern is out of the  water, but her bow is aground. All  hands were saved.  The afternoon newspapers welcome the  appointment of F. Hay as United States  consul rat Pretoria. The St. James Gazette says: "The appointment of Mr.,  Hay is- one of those small but significantly important signs -by which the im~-  partial observer can test the sincerity * of.  the good feeling between ourselves and  bhe United States.  Cape Town. December J.--The British  transport Hurona, from New Orleans,  Novembei* 3rd, has arrived here. The  transport Canning, from London November 12th, has also arrived here with bhe  First battery of howitzers.  '*  Meats May Go Higher.  "The price of meats may and very  likely will be lowered just a shade within  the next few months, but the demand  wilt be crowding the supply before six  months, and prices for all meat products,  and especially pork, will go higher," said  W. E. Howe, a packer front Omaha yesterday. Mr, Howe is making a tour of  the west, including the Kootenay  country, -*  The Board of Trade Excursion.  The Canadian Pacific board of trade  excursion to the Boundary country will  leave Nelson on Thursday morning and  reach Green wood, that  night..: The iiext  Anticipate a Lively Trade.  Without exception the merchants of  Nelson anticipate a holiday trade tliat  will be a record breaker. Tliere are more  people, more goods, and more money, and  these three factors cannot but insure a  heavy trade. The holiday goods are already moving, but the bulk of the buying will begin next week and increase  daily until Christmas. Tliere are many  pretty and attractive things to be had,  books, toilet articles, edibles and a thousand other tilings, and among the latter  there are many dainty souvenirs of Nelson, which have been designed especially  for this city and intended to be sent to  friends in other parts of the world. It  will be just as difficult to select a remembrance fbr your friend this year as ever.  There is a multitude of articles, and they  are almost entirely beautiful.  The Prentice Trial Fixed.  Victoria, December 4.���The supreme  court today fixed December  14th  as the  day for hearing the Eillooet election petition of Stoddarclys, Prentice.   ..yy?  CONFERENCE HELD AT SANDON  Between Representative Business Men.  New Denver, December 1.���Tomorrow  the Silver-Lead Mines Association will  hold another meeting at Sandon, and one  whieli, it is confidently believed, will be  the means of terminating the labor  trouble in the Slocaiu The main business  of the meeting, it is said, will be the  appointment  of a.  committee  to  confer  officially with   representatives  of   the  miner.1-' union, and endeavor to settle all  differences. Both sides seem and profess  to be willing, so a definite arrangement  should be arrived at. The situation has  again appeared hopeful as a result of the  informal conference, or interview, or talk,  held last week at Sandon, those present  being John Keen, George O. Buchanan  aud O. T. Stone, representing the Kaslo  Board of Trade; George W, Hughes, A.  W. Wright, C. H. Hand and F. A. Wood  of the Silvor-Lead Mines Association,  several members of the Miners' Union;  aud mayor Pitts of Sandon, It has been  given out by some of those present that  the feeling expressed was decidedly in,  favor of a settlement. The association  members, it is reported, were agreeable  to recognizing the union and conceding  all points and wages asked for, excepting  to hand drillers and machine men, to  whom they offer $&.'l~i to the former and  $.'..50 to thelatter,and Jj.fi.50 for shaft work.  This is as it is explained in Sandon,  though the "inference" is classed a* being  totally "unofficially." Friends of both  parties look for a definite announcement  this week.   Prominent Temperance Worker Dead.  Cornwall, Ontario, December 4.���Mips  Jennie McArthur, president of Stoiinont  county W. C. T. I'., and treasurer of the  Ontario provincial W. C, T. U. who was  well known in temperance circles  throughout the Dominion, died here this  morning in the general hospital from  typhoid-pneumonia.  First Death Anion*? the Canadians.  Ottawa, December 4,���T. Deslauriers,  of this city, a private in the Canadian,  contingent, died of heart failure four days  out from Quebec,  while en route tothe,  Transvaal;';'-.y yv.;:y]y -a, y yyfy..^.\yy.y���::  THE  LAW AND  THE  COURTS  Vanstone's  Damage Suit.  Justice Martin opened a sitting of the  supreme court yesterday when the case  of Vanstone vs. Buckworth was called.  This case was adjourned from the last  court of assize. In it the plaintiff, J. L.  Vanstone of this city, i.s suing A. B.  Buckworth of Ymir, for damages owing  to his failure to deliver .5000 shares of  stock in the Tamarac mine, which the  plaintiff alleges were purchased by him.  The case was still in progress when the  court rose. S. S. Taylor, Q.C., appeared  for the plaintiff, and Macdonald and  Burne for the .defendant.  All tlie cases against the Ymir Gold  Mining Company, for the collection of  wages, have been dismissed. The miners  who sued were It. C. Buchanan, Harry  Kennedy and Charles Thomas. They  were among the men who were imported  from Sudbury to work for six months  under contract at the Ymir mine. They  afterwards declined. to work for the  period contracted for, and sued for some  $40, which they claimed whs due for  labor performed. The interest in the  case hinged upon the attack which would  have been made by the Ymir. company  against the Master and Servant Act,  which invalidates contracts for labor  made outside the province, but as the  the cases were dropped the Act so obnoxious to to.'labor employing corporations  remains ou the statute book.  The    adverse    action    which    Frank  Fletcher liad entered against A. J. Marks  ; and W. J, .Goepel, in tlieir application for  a   certificate   of  improvements   for  the  Snowwater mineral claim has been dis-  j continued.    The plaintiff will  be obliged  Ito  pay  costs.    The Snowwater  miueral  claim  is  located  in  the. vicinity of the  .Whitewater.  The Dunlop vs. Haney case is iii the  court again. Justice Martin very nearly  took it out of court a short time ago by  a judgment in which he recited that  neither the plaintiff nor defendant had  any "right to the mineral ground in dispute, which embraces one of the early locations in'the Rossland camp." From this  Haney appealed to the full court  from hO much of the judgment as de-  'clared that he was . not eutitled  to tl.esgrouiid aud the appeal was allowed  with costs. The case now stands in this  shape: The court has declared that Dunlop is not entitled to the ground, but the  Dunlop interest has secured a certificate  of improvements. Haney has as yet  nothing in hand but a lawsuit to upset  the Dunlop certificate.  Menelik of Abyssinia in 1897, was solely  concerned with the delimitation of the  frontiers of Erythrea and the Soudan  and the details of frontier arrangements  affecting intercourse between the two  territories. It was the presence in  Italy of commissioner Martini, who  is governor of Erythrea, which  suggested the expediency of the  conference. The Associated Press is  officially informed that emperor William  of Germany was neither consulted nor  interested in the arrangement, which  was purely oue of boundaries upon which  Italy, more a.s a. matter of courtesy than  anything else, was consulted. No element of offensive or defensive alliance  was considered, and the reports to that  effect are officially characterized as absolutely untrue.  SLOCAN LIKELY TO BE A SCENE  Of "Railroad Activity in the Spring.  New Dknver December 4.���Rumors  galore are current respecting railway development in the lake country next  spring. These seem to have tlieir foundation first, in the operations. of a  Kaslo & Slocan survey party between  here and Three Forks recently; and  secondly, in the visit of C. E. Perry to  Ten-mile camp in the interests of the  Canadian Pacific railway. The heavy  investments of the Warner-Miller and  Mansfield syndicatss in the Slocan this  year are held to -be. the-main cause of  these railway preliminaries. Developments now proceeding on Lemon, Springer  and the headwaters of Ten-mile are sufficient to warrant the attention of the  rival railways, especially when backed up  by the yearly output of the Enterprise of  10,000 tons, the undoubted ��� resources of  Four-mile and the promising showings  round New Denver. Ten-mile, however,  appears to be the storm center, and interesting developments maybe looked for  there in the spring.  SLOCAN NEWS  ITEMS.  A NEW WHARF A NEW ISSUE  Shippers Met Last Night.  A meeting of the Nelson merchants who  are interested in securing good shipping  facilities was held last evening for the  purpose of determining what action  should be taken, with a view to securing  for Nelson shipping facilities in keeping  with the trade of tlie city. There were  represented at the meeting the following  firms: Parsons Produce Company, John  Cholditch &Co.t F.���It.���Stewart���fc-Co.���  Kootenay Supply Co., II. Byers & Co.,  Vancouver Hardware Company, A.. Macdonald & Co., California Wine Co., Turner, Beeton & Co., and Brackman <fc Ker.  The feeling of the meeting was that a  new wharf should be built rather than  that $5000 should be frittered away in  attempting to repair the present wharf.  The argument was advanced that the  wholesale trade which was being built up  in Nelson was not appreciated by thecity  council or the citizens generally. It was,  however, a business which furnished employment for over 100 men and disbursed  in salaries over $10,000 per month, and  deserved some consideration from the city  council.,  What the trade required was a new  and a wider wharf, as well a-, a warehouse for the storing of foods. At, present with no shelter afforded for the  protection of goods the local merchants  had but one hour in the day in which to  make shipments on the Kootenay lake  steamers. The result was a general  crowding, and ib very frequently happened that owing to the short lime allowed for shipping, goods were refu-ed  at the steamers.  The sentiment of the majority of those  at the meeting was that an issue should  be made of the wharf question at the  approaching municipal election, and the  influence of bhe merchants thrown one  way in order to ensure fair treatment in  the matter of unproved shipping facilities,  Cutting Down the Story.  Rojib, December .4.���-The conference  here between marquis Visconti Venosta-  and commissioner Martini, the British  ambassador, sir Philip Currie and James  Ilennell Itodd,;the British consul general  in Egypt, who was ���specialenvoy-to king  Toronto parties, acting through W. S.  Drewry, have bonded the Silverite group  of live claims from A. C. Allen, J. Cory.  pS. Foster and J. F. Kelly. These claims  are on the Sandon slope and" have, the  Queen Bess lead exposed, showing clean  ore in a number.'of places. The -figures  involved are believed to be $50,000. \V.  Koch was given the contract to pub iip a  new buiikhou.se, and it is purposed to extensively develop the group during the  winter.  The Madison force has been increased  to 29 men. The new buildings will be  completed in a few days.  Ore shipments from the camp are made  up of 40 tons from the Noble Five, CO  from the Rambler-Cariboo and 48 from  the native Silver Bell.  Eighteen claims are under bond to the  Warner-Miller people in the vicinity of  the Skylark and Ranger group. This in  itself constitutes quite a camp, the effect  of wliich is being felt in Slocan City  business circles.  Messrs. MacMastcr and Thrasher of  Rochester, New York, have taken over*  the Hartney group, on Silver mountain,  from A. II. Bhiemenauer and associates.  The property will be steadily developed.  ���For-the-past-six- weeks-packcrs-have-  been busy taking supplies up Ten-mile to  the growing camp in the vicinity of the ,  big glacier. During the week large  quantities of general necessities have  been landed for transport up the creek,  including rawhides, tools, coal, powder,  provisions, etc. The Warner-Miller people are actually developing all their  bonded properties, and purpose thoroughly testing each claim. This may also be said of the Mansfield people, and  the Glacier camp will be a thriving section from now on.  THE FICHT AT MODDER RIVER  Described by War Correspondents.  London. December   .1.���Julian  Ralph,  ! describing in the Daily Mail this morning  the battle at Modder River, says: " I can  testify that the  Biiti-.li never  once saw  the enemy, yet  they  were not able  to  raise hand or foot without being riddled.  Despite all  this,  however,  the day belonged  to   the   artillery.    The  infantry  never advanced   two  paces  during  the  day  of  holl.    The  shells of our twenty  guns   were   accurately   placed    in    the  enemy's  trenches, and  broke the  hearts  of  the  Boers,  for, after  dark,  they all  retreated.  The correspondent of the Associated  Press with general lord Methuen's column, telegraphing from Modder River  last Thursday say-,: The Waterloo of  the campaign has been fought and won.  The battle was conducted with unprecedented stubbornness on both sides.  There was one continuous roar like the  explosion of countless firecrackers. There  was no flinching on either side and not a  moment's pause. For five hours the  British batteries poured tons of shrapnel  and grape into the Boer positions. Lord  Methuen had 22 guns and each fired an  average of 200 rounds* The Boers had  an almost equal number of guns, whieli  it is reported, were mostly served by  French and German artilleryists.  It is believed that the Boers had occupied the position se\en weeks before, and  had spent the interval in fortifying it,  rendering it as they considered impregnable. They did not seem to fear to expend their ammunition; and their guns  were well and smartly handled. Owing  to the bend in the river on the right, the  Boers had an opportunity of cross-firing  ou the British attack. A Boer Hotchkiss  was directed with marvellous accuracy  against a British maxim, killing the  seargeanb in chief, wounding another  officer and disabling the gun. This occurred quite at the beginning of the  engagement. Whenever the Boer fire  was silenced iu one direction, it was immediately reopened in another.  Owing to the terrific fire nobody ou  the plain was out of range. Stretcher  bearers found it impossible to go forward  in the few cases they were called upon  to attend, and the wounded were compelled, if possible, to "crawl out of the  lines. No quarter seems to have been  given ou either side. The British assert}  that amid the bullets the ^mbulanvu  wagons displayed their flags prominently  to no advantage. These were repeatedly  driven back and compelled to take refuge  out of sight.  , Jt is alleged that tlie Boers used dum  dum bullets and made special targets of  the liaises on the plam in the hope of  hitting the riders. While the .Argyle  Highlanders, were pushing across the  river they were fited upon from a house  and seveial fell. Thereupon the Highlanders stormed the house, and although  the Boers hoij-ted a white Hag, no attention was paid to it, and all the Ro.*i_-  were shot. Ib is tepoited that general J  Cronje with his contingent, retreated toward*. Lagenbcrg at 4 o'clock iu the  uf tei noon, Others, followed in the diiee-  tion of Jacobs-dale and the main body of;  the Boer's letired with the guns about H  o'clock in the evening.  On bhe following morning ut daybreak  the British fired a few shells into the village. Getting no response, a patrol of  cavalry crossed the liver and found the  enemy's cam), dc-etted. Dead Boers, and  many who were dying, were to be seen  every wheie in the entrenchments, as well  as numerous-new���grave*-.���Several build- ���  ings wote in smoking min*.. Some of the  Boor pi isoner-. say that general Cronje  was iu supreme command. He had to  whip some of his men to prevent them  from deserting, and despite this many  thiew down their rifles and fled.  The special c-ii'icspondcnt of the Daily  New*, with .(one*]al Methuen, telegraphing  rom M .pldjr river  on   the d ty after the  buttle, says:   "1  hear  that tho Boers aie  in full retreat to Blopiiifoiuein."  Lord Mayor Newton's Case.  London*, December 4.���At the conclusion today of the investigation into the  concern with which lord mayor Newton  was said to have been unfavorably mixed  up, justice Wright said he had no judgment to give. Uo added that the investigation was solely to enable the official receiver of the company to take any  proceedings if he p-*o dc-iired. It was due  to lord mayor Newton, he declared, to  say that he had successfully resisted the  attempt of promoter Mendel to appropriate -��28,000 for his own purposes.  .Such articles of association howtn'or, according to justice, coiibititled nothing  short of a scandal, and it was highly desirable, in Ids opinion that tlie law-  should limit powers conferred tliereby  which at present placed the public at the  mercy of promoters.  Mansion House Fund Held Up.  \ UTom v, December '(.--[Special to the  Tribune.)--A second   patriotic  conceit in  aid of  the  Mansion   House  fund for soldiers'families  was  given   heie on Saturday and realised #7."*0, The expenses were  very light, all concerned giving their services free, but the funds were practically  held up by the militia department forthe  cost of altering the doors of the drill hall  -o that they sliall open outwards; instead  of inwards.    The department'!-- ���ittontion  was iccoutJy called   to  the f ct that the  doors were arranged   in   viol, ti <n of the  law   provided   for  public  bnhunigs, and  i the thrifty oflicials in  iespouse oidered a  | change to be made and the cosb charged  j against the ne\t entertainment for which  an admi.s-.iou fee  was charged.    The aol-  j dieis' familie*. will therefore help to swell  j the Dominion surplus.  Toronto's Volunteers All insured.  Toronto, December 4-..--A meeting of  the citizens" committee, which undertook  to provide life insurance for the local  nienibers of tlie South African contingent,  was held Saturday afternoon, and reported all arrangements complete for the  insuring of 12t5 men for one thousand dol.  .lu't-H -each."  ������.v" .-.*.';  Canada's Trade Increasing.  On aw a,   December   1. ���The  trade returns for the year ending June 30th show  a total for impo.ts oi $W2,764,._08, out of  which $21.5:51,."30(5 came   from Great Britain   and   $14,471,210    fiom   the   United  State--.   Those figures show an increase  of   over   5p(5,000,0()0   in   the   trade  with  the United States as compared with 1808,  and an increase of $3,000,000 in the trade  with Great Britain.  em  fi I  is  I  m  is |  M  'e-l  'M  If  m  ���**!  >*  1  i\  i'i  1  j.  ���lil  ***<1 THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C. TUESDAY* DECEMBER 5 1899.  B  B  mm?  MEN'S  FURNISHING  m*  .-S^ -��-*��-��-*^i��i  5*<=?*c='i^*<='>(='*^*^*,  mm  MARTIN O'REIUY & CO.  DRY  GOODS  L-adies'    Tailor   Made   Suits  :B  B  B-  The arrival of a new calvacade of these suits takes precedence of everything  in our cloak department. AVe thought our other -suits were the prettiest we  had ever seen���and so they were���until these arrived. Here are the prices,  come and see the Quality and style: Ladies* cheviot suits at $10.00 each.  Ladies' cheviot suits, lined throughout with sateen, for $15.00. Ladies' suits  made of home-spuns, worsted and costume cloth coats, silk lined, at $10.50,  $20.00, $22.50, $25.00, and $2.S.OO each. Those goods arc not the delayed  shipments purchased last July, but the newest and nobbiest of spring styles.  of mine labor.    Mr.  Clute  to take evidence on oath,  yesterday for Sandon.  Thk New Westminster  was a success;  but there  is empowered  He left Nelson  fair, last fall,  is a deficit of  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  ffik  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  T*E3*R*]VtS   CASH  *te  $m  *#-  something like $8500 to be met.  London Price to Govern.  Trail News.  It is understood that the Trail smelter  has decided to change the basis of purchasing lead ores. Formerly the basis of  paying for lead was to allow the miners 90  per cent of the lead contents at the New  York quotations, less one and one-half  cents per pound on 100 per cent of the  lead contents. The new basis to be  adopted will be to pay for 90 per cent of  the lead at the London quotations for  Spanish soft lead, less $14 per short ton  on 90 per cent of the contents. As the  present London price is only about *,' of a  cent less than the isew York price, this  allows the miners about $3 per ton more  for the lead in their ore than they obtained on the old basis.  .0  # :  .^i. *  m  m  SPECIAL SALE  OP MILLINERY  IRVINE & CO.  SPECIAL   SALE  OP CARPETS  36 BAKER STREET  Annual Fall Sale of Dry Goods  COMMENCES  WEDNESDAY,  NOVEMBER 22  Bargains���in Every Department��� Bargains  m  B  B  '#  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  B  ft  B  B  Handkerchiefs  Our Silk Handkerchiefs for Christmas trade are now to  A large assortment to select trom, 15c and up.  hand  MEN'S OUTFITTER  Sign ot'the RED HAT, Baker St., Nelson  J. F. WEIR  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  GROCERIES.  A MACDONALD & CO.-Oornor Vernon nnd Josc-  ��� phine streets, wholesalo grocers and jobbers in  blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and  miners' sundries..  OOTENAY   SUPPLY    COMPANY,    LIMITKD-  Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  TOHN   CHOLD1TCH  *��   wholesale grocers.  &  CO.���Front street, Nelson,  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P   BURNS & CO.���Baker street,  Xelson, wholes.ile  ���   dealers in fresh and cured meats.   Cold storaite.  HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.  H BYERS & CO.-Corner Baker and .Tosophine streets,  . ���   Nelsoi's, wholesale dealers in hard wave and mining  supplies.   Aki*._r for Giant Powder Co.  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY-Bakcr St.,  Nelson, -wholesale dealers in hardware and mining  supplies,'and water and plumbers' supplies.'  ANCOUVER HARDWARE COMPANyTlIMITED  ���Baker*streot. Nelson, wholesale dealers in hard,  ���ware arid mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths' supplies.-  .ffiRATED, AND  MINERAL WATERS.  Corner Version and Cedar  THORPE & CO., LIMITKD.-Corncr Vernoi  streets, .'Nelson, manufacturers  of and  wholesale  dealers in ierated waters and fruit syrups,  for Halcyon Springs mineral water.  Sole agents  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  TEETZEL & CO.-Corner Baker find Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesale  dealers in as-  Baycrs. supplies.   Agents for Denver Firo Clay Co^ of  Denver, Coloriido.    * *  w.**.  CIGARS.  KOOTENAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING CO.-Corner Bakor and Hall streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of "Royal Seal" and'"Kootenay Belie" brands of cigars,  __       . __  piROWS NEST PASS COAL COMPANY.-Wholo-  ^ sale dealers in coal and coke. Charles St. Barbe,  Agent. Baker street. Nelson.  commission~1herchants.~  HJ. EVANS, & CO.���Baker street, Xelson, wholesale  ��� dealers in liquors, cigars, cement, fire brick and  fire clay, water pipo and steel rails, and general commission merchants.  '        FLOUR AND FEED!  BRACKMAN & KKR_MILLING COMPANY LTD.*-  Pront street, Nelson, ~whale<*ale doalcrs"in"fiour,-oat--  mcal, etc., and hay and grain.   Mills at Edmonton, Victoria, nnd New Westminster.  LIQUORS AND DRY Go'ODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon and Josephine streets,  (!s.   A_,  . ���  irewing Co. of Calgary.  Nelson, wholesale dealers in liquorn,  cigars and dry goods.   Agents for Pabht Browing Co. of  nd Calgary Br<  Milwaukee and  PAINTS   AND   OILS.  NELSON HARDWARE COMPANY-Bakcr Street-  Wholesale dealers in paints, oils, and brashes of all  kinds.   Largest stock in Kootenay.  iw1de1r7-cTps~and fuseT  HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY-Bakcr street.  Nelbon, manufacturers of dynamite, sportingp  stumping and black blahting powders, wholesale dealers  in capHimd Ium., und electric blahting apparatus.  PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.  PARSONS   PRODUCE   COMPANY���Vernon  street,  Nelson,  nnd fruit1'.  wholesale dealers in  provisions  Agents for Swift &*. Co. bacon and hams  produce.  mediate .readjustment' of the differences  that exist between some of the mine owners and the  mine Avorkers of the Slocan,  it will  have  answered  a  good  purpose.  AVhen differences exist between two parties, they are seldom settled- either speedily or amicably if the parties refuse to  meet each other as principals or through  agents.    It is safe to assume that no one  of the mine managers  who attended the  conference last Aveek at Sandon now considers that  he acted  or felt during the  conference in  any Avay different than if  he had been  conferring  AA'ith ore buyers  oi* railroad freight agents o%Ter-differences  in prices of ore or freight charges on ore  shipments. - Jt is also safe to assume that  the representatives of the Miners''Union  quitted the conference 'in' the belief that  they had   acted  as  other business men  would under like circumstances.  The way  to confer is'to confer, and the way to adjust differences is to meet and discuss the  points of" difference.   The men Avho can  give  and  take can  alAvay.s  come  to an  agreement.  The Revelstoke Herald has severely  criticized A. S. Farwell of Nelson for refusing to lease certain blocks of land in  Revelstoke to. the corporation for the  uses of the city. As a matter of fact, Mr.  Farwell has neither refused to lease nor  to sell land  to the City of Revelstoke.  ' What he has refused to do is "release"  certain blocks of land, so that the city  would acquire the land without the payment of a cent for it. Mr. Farwell is not  lacking in public spirit; but he does  not  -believe-that���he-should���be-expected-to-  eontribute more iu a public spirited Avay  than all the remainder  of  the  property  owners of Revelstoke put together.-'  K, C. Clute, who has been appointed a  special commissioner by the Dominion  government to investigate the charges  that aliens Avere being imported to work  in the mines of West Kootenay under  contract, arrived in Nelson on Sunday  night. His commission is .so broad .in its  scope tlmt it covers all questions in any  way relating to tho supply and demand  Paying Expenses.  The receipts for the first month's operation of the  Bennett-Dawson telegraph  line are   declared   by  Mr. Gharleson  to  amount to $13,000.  HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  INCORPORATED 1670.  Hello!  Dress   Goods   in   navy   and  black,     all     wool    Storm  Serges, sale price, 35c per  yard. ,  Fancy   Novelties    in    Dress  Pattern Lintings Costumes,  at half price.  Ladies' Jackets and Mantles  at  less than cost.  White    Saxony    Flannel    at  20c per yard.  White Canton Flannel at 5c.  per yard  up.  Eider Flannels, in all colors,  406* per yard.     .  Ladies' Cashmere   Hose 25c  B  Ladies' French  every     pair  Kid   Gloves,  guaranteed;  worth $1.50, for $1  a pair.  Ladies' and Children's Hemmed   Handkerchiefs,   from  5C up-  Linen  Roller Traveling from  5c a yard* up.  Checked  Linen  Glass .Towling* ** 5c. a yard up.���'.  White Linen Table Damask,  35c a yard up.  Turkey Red Table Damask,  35c a yard up.  Children's    Cashmere    Hose  ,   from  15c a pair up."  Carpets, in Tapestry, Brussels, Wilton, Velvet and  Axminsteiy at extremely  low prices.  Chenile and Tapestry Curtains from $2.75 a pair up.  White Wool Blankets from  $2 a pair up.  Large Size Wool Comforts,  $1.50 each.  White Quilts, large size,  worth $1 for 65c each.  All Carpets sewed and laid  free of charge.  White Table Oil Cloth, 25c  a yard.  >m  Ring up Telephone No. 13  If you want  BASS' Pale Ale  GUINNESS'Foreign Stout  DREWERY'S Golden /\m.ber tye  SCHLITZ'S Milwaukee Beer  DOMINION BREWERY Porter  DOMINION B^EWE^Y India Pale /\le  All the above goods in PINTS or  QUARTS. Sold by the BOTTLE,  DOZEN, CASE or* BARREL.  WRITE FOR  SAMPLES  We Especially. Invite  Inspection and Comparing of  our  Goods with Eastern  Prices  BUTTE RICK  PATTERNS  B  B  B  B  Irvine & Co.  36'. ZB^ZKIJEIR. *STB_E3_ET,   ZJSTIEJILSOIlSr  ^��i  ���(=>'(=)'  ���*���,=���.  Hudson's Bay Co.  Telephont. 1��5  Smoke...  ROYAL SEAL AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS.   UNION   MADE  Kootenay Cigar Manfg. Co.  Nelson, British Columbia.-  JV, GRIFFIN & CO.���Corner Vernon and Josephine  ���   streets,  Nelson,  whole-Ale dealers in provisions,  cured ineatH, bu Iter und c_rgs. '__        . '   Fli. STEWART & CO.���WarohotiBCf- on C. P. IX. track,  ��� foot of Stanley street, Nelson, wholesale dealers in  provisions, produce and fruits. Cold storage. Agent-  Armour & Co 'b bacon, hams, turd and other product..  MANITOBA  PRODUCE AND COMMISSION  CO.,-  Ltd. ��� Nelson   branch,   Hall   street.    Wholo-aic  dealers ic butter, eggs and chco-e.   SASH AND "DOORS.  " TyjELSON SAW AND PLANING MILLS, LIMITF.D-  **���" Corner Front and Hall streets, Nelhon, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in sash and doors; all  kinds of factory work wade to order. __'  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Frontand Hail streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers  in wines(caseandbulk)and domestic and imported cigars.  Thk conference that was held at Sao.  don one day Inst week between representatives of tho Kaslo Board of Trade, representatives of the Silver-Lead Mines Association, ���representative*-! of the Sandon  Miners' Union, and mayor Pitt;-, of Sandon should have been held last May, Even  if the conference does not 'result in an im-  IM!!  WHOLESALE  Butter,  Eggs,  Cheese,  Green  Fruits,  Cured  Meats,  Vegetables  H. D. Ashcpoft  BLACKSMITH.NG  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  ,   Waeon repairing promptly attended to by a first-class  whooiwriKlit.  Special attention given to all kinds of repairing and  custom work from outsido points.  Shop:   Hall Straet, betweer) Baker and Vernon, Nolsoi-  NOTfCE OF DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  The i)iirtnerHl.Ip )ior<>tflforc exMln.* under tho firm  mime und stylo of KifoiV IlnywarU mdiHSoIved by mutuiil  ui-nrient us from tlie dalir hereof. Mr. John T. Fife as-  mimeKallliiibilitiCH of *liti (Inn, and nil monies due the  firm of Fife &'! lav ward aro lo bo puid to him forthwith.  Itatcd at Nelson, ��. (\, this 2-ilIi ilay,of October.,A. 1).  'ffW ���'��� J* ������li'K. .  " Witness: OKO. K. HAYWAItD,  A. M. .(OlipS'fiON'. Rolir.iior, Nelson.  SHIPPERS OF THE EARLY  BREAKFAST BRAND OF EGGS  Full stocks  carried at  Nelson  and  Rossland.    Mail orders solicited.  FINE TAILORING  CLBANING AND REPAIRING.  .      LODGE   MEETINGS.  *CrNlGHTi3 OI.   PYTHIAS���Nelson   Lodge,  *  Jt*-   Knights of Pythias, meets in I^O. O. F. Hall,  When It's Winter  ^'With the sudden change in'* temperature,  colds and coughs are filmost certain to develop  and the' -wise person always lieeds these  signals, and secures a remedy that quickly  cures the trouble: ! b is ' well to have at  hand���ready for immediate -use���a remedy  that's certain, whose use involves no risk.   *  These bear the highest endorsements."  Emulsion, of Cod Liver Oil  (with hypophosphites' of lime  and soda), pint bottles', 75c;  6 bottles for $4.  Scott's Emulsion, $1 per bottle; 6 for $5.  Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar, 50c and 25c.  Laxacold���stops a cold in  one day, 25c.  ��� Arid-all -the-standard_cough .preparations,^  Canada Book k Drug Co  ' NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Gut Prices is the  Order of the Day  Aud I wont to be in it. I havo just recoived  Fall sam-plea of Suitiuua and Overcoatings representing: a 150,000 stock to  choose front made to your order at p ices  never before hoard of in Nelson. All the latest  /ads in Fancy VostiisKB for Fall and winter.  Ladies' tailoring In all its branches a specialty,  I.owont prices.   Room is 1 and 11, Hillyer block.  Stevetjs, Th,e Tailor  PATRONIZE UNION"SHO  WARD  BROS.  REAL ESTATE  AND     *  GENERAL  INSURANCE.  AGENTS  On "application we will quote you  rates on Fire, Life, Accident and Plate  Glass Insurance.        -  . ���  Agents for d. and J. Taylor Safes.  FOR SALE���-Business and Residential Property.  23 by 120 with improvements, south sido Vernoi*,  streot  ?500l��  50 by 120 corner ot Baker nnd Hall streets. 1'iuti-  culars given on application. .  21 lots with cottage, rented ui $1,5 per month, Victoria street ,..*... .$3500  2 loin with cottaue, rented at S20 por month, Stanley  street  , $3000  4 lot., including corner, 200 lootirontiixe  *>l_flO  For Residential Property you could  not do better than invest in Fairview,  commonly known as Bogustown, especially now that the tramway is  nearly completed.  ��� For-particulars apply-to-above -firm,-  West Baker Street, Nelson.  A. R. Sherwood  *- Successor to Chas. A. Waterman & Co.  Beer or rfalf-  and*Hialf.,"_...  Alwaysf Fresh  _AI\v*ays     Cool  THE BEST GLASS OF SEEK IN NELSON IS  AT TUB  -  Club Hotel  Stanley Stroet", ^��   J��   CUBRANj   Prop.  Baker an<  8 o'clock.  T. LILLIE, C. O,  No,  25.  1, cornor  Kootenay streets, every Tuesday evening at  Visiting Knights cordialljMnvitcd to attend.'  UNION SHOP  REAL ESTATE  INSURANGE AND  GENERAL AGENT  First door west of Hank of  Hritii-h Columbia building.  Bather St. Nelson  Charles  D,  J.  3  UBNBRAL   EBOKBE,  "R.G.J"OY.K.ofR.&8.  NKLSON* LODGE, NO. 23, A. V. & A. M. Meets  second WednoRday In each month. Sojourning  brethren invited.                 ���KTK1.SON L. O. L��� No. 1692, mcotfl in I. 0. O. P. Hall,  i" cornor Baker and Kootenay streeta, 1st and 3rd  Friday of each month.   ViHiting brethem cordially in-  WJOHN TOYE. W. M.      F. J. BRADLEY, Rcc. Sec.  KLSON   JbZXilK,  Number  22,  Fraternal Order  of  Ifiagles.mootH orary second and fourth Wednebday in  each month in Fratornity Hall.   ���"��� :"~ *---"-  coino. _  J. IRVING, ProHidont.  Your  own  goods  iMade  made good as  up.  new.  Old clothes  apjjoHim flnvkc Hotel, MKiK'HANT TAILOR.  Visiting brethren wcl-  J. R. WRAY, Secretary.  KLSON MINERS' UNION   NO. 9fi, W. P. of "M.-  Meets in K. P. rooms,.Prat*_riUty HaU, thei fli-st and  third Saturday oveningis in each month at 8 o clock.  VisitthgMiiembora welcome. ���,*_._   ,   ., w,,. ���  JAMES WII.K8. Sec'y,      CHAS. A. MoK AY. Pre.. -  ~~~~~~ AECHITEOTS.  ���dWART k OARRIBHArchltoofc-.  Rooro'i 7and8 Aha  <��j   rdoen block, Baker stre��-. NaUou.  Barl.er Shops Without This Card In Window  Are Non-Union.  Nelson   Barber's   Union  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  NELSON, B. O.  Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee.  Offer fresh roasted coffeo of best quality as follows:  Java and Arabian Macha, per pound 9  10  Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds,  I 00  Fine Santos, i pounds .,���...-.....;....,.,.... ...... 1 CO  Santos Bland, 5 pounds    .00  Our Special Blend, 6 pounds.......��.*................ 1 00  Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds  ..   100  . A ferial order solicited.  Saie9room��; S Doors foit of Oddfellows  BlooH, Wost  -     ��.:.***:   flaftw Stmt  COLLECTIONS   SOLICITED  .FOR SALTS  A 11-Room (now) House, rented at SJ0 per month  An 8-lioom (new) House, two lots, corner   FOR RENT  A 5-Room House furnished) ...*....,.... 530.00  MONEY TO LOAt* ON KEAL ESTATE! OR S1IOKT TKKMS.  ASK vOl'lt (iROCKR POU  ALLEN'S APPLE CIDER  THOEPE & CO., Ltd.  R. REISTERER & OO.  BRKWERB AND BOTTLERS OF.  ep &eev9  ..$3000  ..  *.'7C0  ovficks:  Four Doors West of Dominion Express Office  . it. BARROW, A.M.I.G.E.  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O BOX 559 TKLKPIIOXB NO, UG  Fot5 Bale Cheap  KVcrytliinB iii and about an no(Cl building at Ci'i'Mon.  a station on the Crow's Nest Pass Railway. Will be noid  eitlior jus a whole or Hoparatcly. Aj>pl}' to 1. hnt'les 6..  Olwiii, Ain��worth, B. ���<**.       *  Prompt and regular  delivery to the trade.  ���NOTICE   OF   ASSIGNMENT.  Notice is hereby given that Harry Howard Cunbar of  Duncan City, in the county of Kootenay, British Columbia, hotelkeeper, has by deed dated the 31h. day of  October, 1899. assigned all hi�� personal estate, credits ai d  oifectn which may be seized and held undor execution  and all his real estate to William Simpson of Duncan  Oitv, aforesiid, merchant, in trust for the benefit of the  cre&itors of tho said Harry Howard Dunbar. The said  deed was executed by the said Harry Howard Dunbar  on the 31st day of Oetober, 1899, and by the said WiHiism  Simpson on tho 0th day of November, 1899, -All persons  having claims against llieha-cl Harry Howard Dunbar  are requested to forward particulars of the mme, duly  verified, and .tating what .security, if anj', is hold for tlio  same, to the said William Simpson on or before the Hth  day of December, 1899, after which date (he said William  Simpson will proceed to distribute tho assets ofthe estate  amongst those entitled thereto, having regard only t o the  claims of which iie shall then have had notico. All persons indebted to tho said Harry Howard Dunbar are required to pay such indebtedness forthwith to the said  William Simpson.  A fueetinsr of the creditors or/the said Harry. Howard  Dunbar \vill be held at the offices of MeAnn & Mackay,  barristers, Front street, Kaslo, B, G., on Wednesday-.-the  22nd day of November, 1899, at 3 o'clock p.m.  WILLIAM SIMPSON, TrilSlw)  MoANN & MACKAY. Solloltore 'for the Trustee.  Dated the Cth day of November, 1899. AZiMt��tf&$��iiitf��ie��i:�� ;-��  ���'e&isAr^'-V  W ���J5!iiiJ��ii��l* jj-j "IU1 jwrwwl  THE TRIBUNE:  NELSON B.C., TUESDAY, DECEMBER-0 1893.  *���___._> '  !  *  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LORD STRATHCONA AND  MT   ROYAL, President  Hon. GEO. A. DRUMMOND .....Vice-President  E   S. CLOUSTON. General Manager  3sr*Hir_so"E:r br-^-istjos:  N. W. Cop. Baker and Stanley Streets.       UKANCHKB IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK.   OHIOAGO  and in the principal citios in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exohango and Cable Transfers  CHANT COMMKKC1AL AND TRAVKIXKR8* CREDITS,  available in any part of the world.  DKA_*T8 ISSUED    COLLECTIONS MADE; KTO.,  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  .    CURRENT RATE OK INTEREST PAH)  No Entangling Alliances Wanted.  London, December 4.���The Associated  Press is in a position to sny that .Toseph  Clioate, United States ambassador, was  not only unaware of the speech delivered  by Mr. Chamberlain at Leicester, bat was  also ignorant of the fact that tlie secretary of the colonies was making a speech  .that day.: Mr. Choate repudiates  emphatically       any tendency        to  confirm the colonial secretary's remarks,  maintaining that he only reiterated, ou  behalf of the United States; expressions  of friendship. He does not believe there,  is any necessity of withdrawing anything  he said, and while refusing to express an  opinion on Mr. Chamberlain's speech, Mr.  Choate drew attention to his own speech,  which included the statement that he believed the watchword of the United States  was still "No entangling alliances."  Victoria Gets the School. '  Ottawa, December 4.���Although not  authoritatively announced it is settled  that Victoria will be chosen as the British Columbia city in which manual training classes will be established under sir  W. C. Macdbnald's generous offer, it is  considered advisable that these objective  classes should be established in the capitals of the several provinces, and iu the  majority of cases this will be done. The  object is that the several provincial education departments shall be inclose touch  with the new branch of education, and  the legislators be enabled to judge the  better of its working, as it will be for the  province to determine Avhether at the  end of three years manual  training shall  - 'be continued. ,  Entertaining American Doctors and Nurses.  -, London; December. 4.���The American  - doctors "and nurses,* wlio are going to  South Africa on   the  American " hospital  'ship Maine,-visited' Windsor castle this  afternoon, under the guidance  of major  " A. Bell.   They were received by lord Pel-  ' ham Clinton, master of the - queen's  household. * The visitors were escorted  throughout the state aud private apartments. The party went to Cumberland  lodge for tea at the invitation of princess  * Christain. ��� __  Died From Hydrophobia.  IIkaoing, Pennsylvania, December 4.���  Mrs. Kate Goodman,  wife of C. S. Goodman, the well-known hotel  proprietor of  this city, died suddenly today of hydi'o-  ���   phobia.    Nine weeks ago she. was bitten  - in the left hand by a small fox terrier.  The wound was cauterized, and there  were no unfavorable symptoms until  today, when she was seized with convulsions and died.  THOANKQF  NELSON  Is now prepared io issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Skaguay, ll. S., Atliq, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yu^ori District.  ���im*lions of streets and alleys hereinafter described  f Nelson, and to convey the  tain  within tlie limits of the City of  same to the Canadian I'ncitic Hallway Company  And, -whereas, it is furl her deemed advisaMo to exempt  all tho real and persouul property of the said Company  of which they now arc or may hereafter become owners  or lessees, which now is or may hereafter bo used, occupied, required or inci cntal lo the operation of their **ys-  tern of railway within the City of Ncihiiii from municipal  tnxnt 1 >n for the period of ten years froni the tinnl passage of this fly-law.  And. whereas, in the opinion of the Council such portions of Streets and Alleys are not required for corporate  purposes.  Thorefore. the Municipal Council of tho Corporation of  the City of Nelson in Council assembled onuctsas follows:  1. That the following portions of the Streets and Alloys  within the limits of the City of Nelson, namely: Vernon  Street, from a lino drawn from tlie northeast corner of  blo-k 88, diagonally across Vernon Street easterly to the  southwest corner of tlio Columbia and Kootenay right  of way of their line of uiilway to the terminus of Vornon Street ut the westerly end of block !K> in said City;  Bakor Street, fiom its westerly intersection with Railway Street to its intersection witli Vernon Street; Victoria Street, from its westerly intersection^with ltailway  Street to its intersection with Vernon Street: Slocan  Street, from its southerly intersection with Victoria  Street to its northerly intersection with Vernon Street;  and also the lane or alley extending from Railway Street  through Blocks iW.and 8!) to Vornon Street: all being according to tho limp or plan of sub-division of lot 95, group  one, Kootenuy district, be and t.he same are hereby declared stopped up'and closed,.  2. That the said City of Nelson be and they are hereby  empowered to sell to the Canadian Pacific Railway Company tho said portions of streets and alleys in the noxt  preceding paragraph described, and the Mayor and City  Clerk are; hereby authorized to sign and seal a-proper  conveyance of sanie to the said Canadian Pacific Railway Company, and the "-aid Council may accept in payment thcrofor cithor cash or real property.  8. It is further enacted that all the real aiid personal  property now or" horeafter owned or leased by tli 5  Canadian Pacific Railway. Company, and which is now  or may be hereafter used and occumfd, required or incidental tothe operation of their railway system within  the limits of the City of Nolson, shall be exempt from  -Municipal taxation for a period of ten years from tlie  final passage of this By-law.  1. This Bv-law shall take effect on tlie fifteenth day'of  December A.I). ISM.      .  '������: NOTICK.  Take notice that the above is a true copy of the proposed Uy-law upon which the vote of the Klectors of the  Municipality will be taken; for the East Ward at the  Kire Hall on Josephine street: for the West Ward, at the  oflice of the Kxchequer Gold Mining Company oii tho  north side of Baker street, between Stanley and Kootenay streets, in tlio City of Nelson, on Tuesday, the fifth  day of December, next, between the hours of 8 o'clock  a. m. and ���_ o'clock p. m.  J ��� K. STRACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, B. C, Novomber 22nd, 1800.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  _S*3T-XJ^--W-   *N*0.   58  Clarke Prefers Municipal Politics.  Ottawa, December 4.���It is announced  -here-that -& F.-Clarke,-M.J'.,-for. -West-  Toronto (Conservative),  will  resign  his  seat* and run for mayor of Toronto.  CORPORATION OFJTHE CITY OF NELSON  * *3-Sr-XJ-A.*W  3STO.   57   ' '  A By-law for Mopping up and closing cerliiln Streets and  Alloys in t ho City of Nelson and empowering I ho Coiui-  ull to convoy such Streets and Alleys no stopped up and  closed tothe Canadian I 'nettle Railway Company, and  also foi exempting said Railway Company from  taxation.  Whereas, it has been ugrocd between the Corporation  of the City of NolHon and the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company Dial* the said Company will establish tho City  of Nelson HBtt divisional point, on tlieir line of railway,  and will eoitatruol round houses and other buildings in-  cidenlal to mid jjivlslonal point.  Ami, wIioi-imm, it. 'sdoomod advisable to close up cor-  A By-law to raise eight thousand dollars ($8000.00) to extend the Waterworks System.  Whereas, a petition has been presented to the Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Nelson,  signed by the owners of at least one-tenth or the value of  tlio real property of the said City, as shown by the last  revised Assessment Roll, requesting the said Council to  introduce a By-law to raise tho-.urn of eight thousand  dollars ($8000.00), for the purpose of extending the Waterworks System of the said City.  -And, whereas, it, is deemed necessary and exped'ent to  extend the Waterworks System of the Cily of Nelson for  the convenience of the citii-oiis and. for flic protection.  And. whereat*, ft i.s expedient to borrow the said sum  of eight thousand, dollars ($8000.00) for, the purposes  aforesaid,        '.,.*,  And, whereas, the whole amount of tho rateable land  of the said City, according to the lust revised-Assessment  Roll is one uiilli.ni one hundred and fifty-six thousand  and twenty-five dollars ISl.l.'WI.ffii-i.OO).    .'    .  And. whereas, it will, he necessary to raise annually .by  rate thesiim of live hundred tind two dollarsand sixty-  five cents ($,VE_.li5)-for, paying-tlic said debt and interest.  Xow, therefore, the Municipal Council ol tho Corporation of Ihe City of Nelson enacts as follows:  . I. It shall and may be lawful for tlie Mayor of (ho Corporation of tlie City o.J "s'elson to-borrow, upon the credit,  or* the said Corporation, by way of the Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any person or persons, body or  bodies corporate, who may be* willing to advance"tlie  same as a loan, h. Mini of money not. exceeding in the  whole the sum oCoiglit.lhou-.and doll irs (-JSOflauO), and lo  cause all such sums ..o raised or received to be paid into  tho hands of the Treasurer of the said Corporation for  the purposes and with tho objects hei einbefore recited.  , 2. It shall.oe lawful for the Mayor of,the said Corporation to cause any number of Debenture,, (o be made, executed and issued for such sum* or sums as may be required for tiie Durn'dse and object aforesaid, not exceeding, however, tho sum of eight thousand dollars (58100.00i.  each of the said Debentures being of the denomination of  one thousand dollars ($1000.00), nnd all such Debentures  shall ho sealed with the seal of the Coiporation and  signed by the Mayor thereof.  3 Tiie Spiid Debentures shall bear date the 20th day of  January, A.I), ISUO, and shall be made payable in thirty  years from the said dale, in lawful money of Canada, at  theofiico of the Blink of Montreal in Nelson aforesaid,  which s.li'1 place of payment shall be dosignul* d by the  said Debentures, and shall have attached to them  coupons forthe payment of interest and the .signatures  to tho interest coupons may be either written, slumped,  printed or lithographed.  i. The Fii.itl Debentures shall bcurintcrcst at the rate of  li por centum por aiinuiu frojp the date thereof, which  interest shall lio payable semi-annually at said oflice of  the Bank of Montreal tn Noluon aforesaid, in lawful  moi!oy_of_ Canada, on_tho_20th diiy_.ofJiti.uary and- thc-  Oth day of July rnspo ctlvely. In oilch yeai during the  currency thoreof, mid it-shall be expressed In en!d Debentures and coupons to be so payable.  j. II .shall be luwfnl forthe Mayor of said Corporation  to negotiate and sell the siiid Debentures or any of thein  foi less than par; but ill no case shall the said Debentures  or any of them be negotiated or sold for less than ninety-  five per centum of their face vuttie. including the cost, ot.  negotiating anil sale, brokerage .'ind all incidental expenses.  ti. There shall he raised and levied in each year during  tlieciirrciicv of said Debentures the sum of three hundred and sixty dollars <��:H*n.WM for the payment of intcr-  OMtittiil Uie sum of one hundred and forty-two dollarsand  ni..fy-llvo until1, for the payment ofthe debt due under  the siiid DiiliuntiM'fi.'i liy u rate sufllcieii! therefor on all"  the rateable land In Ihe said Muiiicfiuility.  7, Il shall he lawful for tho said Muuiolpiil Cm-iicU to  ro-puri'hnse nu,v of tho wild Dub-intiircs upon Midi tonus  a . may be'igi.od upon with the legal holder or holders  thereof, ormiv part thereof, either nt Uio time of sale or  any Niihsoiiuuiit lima or timiw, and all Debentures so repurchased shall forlliwlthbu cancelled and destroyed,  and uo re-Issue of Dobotil tiros so rupuruhusod shall be  made in eonseqnoiice of such re-pttrchnso.  Head Office at  NELSON, B  C.  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, .Sandon, Silverton, .New Denver, Revel-  '    .stoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and "Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded.  est Kootenay Butcher Co  Ahh KINDS OF  FREiH AN�� SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  '"' 8. This By-law shall take  December A.D.: 1899,    .  effect on.the 7th day of  NOTICE.  Take notice that the above is a true copy of the proposed By-law uron which the vote of the Electors of the  Municipality will be taken; for the East Ward at the  Fire Hall on Josephino street; for the West Ward ut the  oflice of the Exchequer Gold Mining Company on the  north side Of Baker street, between 'Stanley and Koote**.  nay streets, in tho City of Nelson, on Tuesday, the "fifth  day of, December next, between the hours of 8 o'clock  a. m. and-4 o'clock p. m. *  J. K. STKACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, B, C, November 22nd, 1899.  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  BY-L-AJW**  *N*0.   59  A By-law to raise seven thousand dollars ($7000.00) to extend and improve the Electric Light System.  Whereas, a petition has been presented to the Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Nelson,  signed by tlie owners of at least one-tenth of the value of  the real -property in the said City, as' shown by the lust  revised Assessment Roll, requesting the said Council to  intioduce a By-law to raise the sum of seven thousand  dollars (J7000.00) for the purpose of extending and improving the Electric Light Works System and I'laht in  the City of Nelson.  And, whereas, it is deemed expedient to borrow the  said sum of soven thousand dollars (97000.00) for the purposes aforesaid. ,!..������  And, whereas, the wholeaiuountof the rateable land of  the said City, according to tho lust revised Assessment  Roll, is one million one hundred and fifty-six thousand  nnd twenty-five dollars (Sl,li's!.(_ij.00). *.,*���-  And, whereas, it will be necessary to raise annually, by-  rate the sum of four hundred and thirty-nine dollars anil  eighty-two cents ($139.8:2) for paying the said debt,and  interest.  Now, therefore, the Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Nelson enacts as follows:  1. -It shall and may be lawful for the Mayor of the Corporation of the City of Nelson to borrow, upon the credit  of the said Corporation, by way of the Debentures hereinafter mentioned, from any person or persons, body or'  bodies- corporate, who may be willing to advance the  same as a loan, a sum of money not exceeding, in the  whole, the sum of seven tlioiisand dollars '(��7000.00), and  to cause till such sums so raised or roceived to be paid into t.he hands of the Treasurer of the said Corporation; for  tho purpose and with tho.object hereinbefore reoitod. *  2, It shall be la wf ul for the Mayor of the siiid Corporation to cause any number of Debentures to be made, executed and issued for such sum or flums as may be required for the purpose and object aforesaid, not exceeding  however, the sum of seven thousand dollars ($7000.00):  each' of the said Debentures being of the denomination' of  one thousand dollars (-$1000.0(1) and all suchDebentures  shall: bo'Healed .with 'the* seal of. the Corporation'and  signcd.by the Mayor thereof. ..,    ,  ... The said Debentures shall bear date the 20th day of  January, A.D. 1900, and shall be mado payable in thirty  years from the said date, in lawful money of Canada, at  the office of the Bank of Montreal in Nelson, aforesaid,  wliich said'phicc of payment shall be designated by the  ^said Debentures, and shall have attached to them coupons for ��� the payment of interest, and the signatures to  the interest coupons may be either* written; stamped,  printed or lithographed.  1. .The said debentures shall bear interest at the rate of  4J per centum per annum from the date thereof, which*  interest shall be payable semi-annually at said oflice of  the Bank of Montreal in Nelson iiforosaid, in lawful  money of Canada, on the 20th day of January and the  20th (lay of July respectively, in each year dm ing the  currency thereof, and shall be expressed in said debentures and coupons to be so payable;��� -.*'���-  3. It* sliall be lawful for the Mayor of said Corporation  to negotiate and-sell the said Debentures or any of them  for less than par; but in no case shall the said Debentures';  or any of them be negotiated or sold for less than ninety-  live.per centum of their face value, including the" cost of  negotiating and.,sale, brokerage and- other incidental  expenses.- - * -  -  ti. There shall be raised and levied in caeii year during  the currency of said Debentures tho*sum of Thiee hundred and lifted] dollars ($3_;*).00) for the payment of interest and the sum of One hundred and twenty-four dollars  and eighty-two cents (312*1.82) for the payment of the debt  due under the said Debentures by a rato sufficient therefor nn all the rateable fand in the said Municipality.  7. It shall be lawful forthe said Municipal Council to  re-purchase any of the said Debentures upon such terms  as may be agreed upon with the legal holder or holders  thereof, or any part thereof, either at the time of sale or  any subsequent time or times, and nil Debentures so repurchased shall forthwith be cancelled and destroyed,  and no re-issue of Debentures so re-purchased shall be  made in consequence of such repiirchii.se.  S. This Bvlaw shtill takeeft'ect on tho Till day of December, A. D. 1899. ,' -________��� -        '.     '  ���    -V \     ' NOTICK, ^     '.  Take notice that t)i0 above is a truo copy of the proposed By-law upon which the1 roto of the Klectors of the  Municipality will be taken: for the Kast Waul at_th<..  Fire Hull oti .Josephine street j for the West*-Ward' at the  .oflice of the Kxchequer Gold Mining Company on the  FULL LINE OF  north side of Baker street, between Stanley and Kootenay  streets, in.the City or Nelson,'on Tuesday, tho fifth  day of December next, between the hours of 8 o'clock a. in.  and 4 o'clock p.m. .1. K. STRACHAN, City Clerk.  .Nelson, B. C, November 22ml, 1899.     "  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  b-_t-*la*w* isro. 60.  A Bylaw to grant to Thomas Madden permission to u^e n  certain portion of the sidewalk on Ward street foi the  purpose of entry to the basement of his Block erected  on Lot 1, Block 5, corner Ward and Baker Streets,  Nelson. ~B. C.  . Whereas, an application has been made by Thomas  Madden for permission to use' a certain portion of the  sidewalk on Ward Street for the purpose of entry lo the  basement of his Block erected on Lot 1, Block 0, corner  of Ward and Baker Streets, in the City of Nelson, accord-  to a plan filed m   nd, whereas, it  erniission to the said Thoinas Madden upoi  ing to a plan filed with the City Council.  A:    ' ' .... .        ....  sn...   . . .  v with the provisions of this Bylaw hereinafter set out.  Therefore, the .Municipal Council of the Corporation of  0  W  ��  K  > KI.  1 111.'  lis comply-  the City of. Nelson in Council assembled enacts us  follows: *     ���"  ' 1. It shall and may he lawful for the said Thomas  Madden, his heirs and assigns, to use and enjoy, for liis  and theii* use nnd benefit a portion of the sidewalk of the  City of Nelson on Ward Street in said City, as shown on  a plan iiiarked',"A"and filed with the City Council,bring  a space thirteen feet long and four feet wide, on the  inner side of said sidewalk, with the necessary ground  space bolow to he used as an area, and to "which steps  shall lead up constituting a means of ingress and egress  to and from the basement of the Block erected by the wild  Thomas Madden on Lot 1, Block fl, on the corner of W.iul  and Baler Streets, in the said City of Nelson, upon his  complying with tlie terms and conditions in tbefollo-whiK  paragraphs set out.  2. The said area and the steps leading thereto shall be  constructed by the said Thoinas Mrdnen at. his own expense and under the supervision of the City Engineer,  and as directed by said. Engineer and to liis .satisfaction,  und'the sidewalk where such area is out outshiillbc  firmly and strongly propped and braced by and nt the  expense of tlie said Thoinas Madden and to the satisfaction of the City* Engineer. -  3. The said Thomas Madden shall erect and niaiiit.iin  at his own expense a substantial iron railing around said  area on the north end and westsidethcreofassoonussiieh  area is cut out of said sidewalk, and shall before permin-  sion (as isliercinaftcr'proviile'd) is grunted, ciiter into im  agreement with the said City to indemnify and save  harmless the siiid City from all claims or demands, action  or actions, suit or suits, either at law or in equity, which  may be brought against said City by rpiison of said.permission being granted, or by .reason of. the keeping or  maintaining; of such area as aforesaid, or of any accident  or accident's arising thereout. *'  4. Upon tho By-law receiving the assent nf the people  and being finally passed; and;'-upon the said Thomas  Madden complying with the conditions hereinbefore bet  out, the saidThomas Madden, his heii sand assigns, shall  be entitled to.the aforementioned .rights.-ami privileges,  provided, however, that in case the said Madden, his  heirs or assigns'/fail to carry out any of the provisions of  tliis By-law, or of the agreement mentioned m paragraph  3 hereof, it shall and'may be lawful for, the said Council,  in addition to any other remedies they may liave, to close  up said area/and annul the'privilege hereby granted.  5. This By-law shall take effect on the 7th day of  December, A.D. 1899. . .  NOTICE.  Take notice that the above is a, true copy of the proposed By-liiw upon-which the vote of the Klectors ef the  Municipality will be taken ; for the East Ward at' the  Fire Hall on Jo-cpuinc street: for the West Ward at'tlie  office of the Exchequer Gold Mining Company on.the  north side of Bakcrstrcet, between Stanley and Kootenay  streets,-in the city of Nelson,' oii Tuesday, the fifth d.iy  of December next, between the lioursof So'cloeku. m. and  4 o'clock p. m. J. K. .���sTRACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, B. C. November 22nd, 1899/:  The Tremont Hotel  NIAL0J.E & TRECILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters for. Miners and Prospectors  THE BEST BRANDS OF  Liquors and Cigars  ALWAYS ON HAND  Front Doors  Inside Doors,  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  -Shingles-  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER STREKT. NELSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  Large comfortable bedrooms and  flrst-class dining  oom.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  BAT3SS   S3   *E��*E3_B   "0_A.Tr  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of ill kinds,  what you want la not in stock we will make it for you  CALL AND GET PR1CE3,  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LAKE STREETS, NELSON  Contractors a  WILL DO WELL TO  E. G.   CLARKE, Prop.  Late bt tlie Royal Hotel, Calgary,  The finest hotel in the Interior.  Large sample rooms.   Steam hoat and eloctric light. -  CORNER OK WARD AND VERNON STS., NELSON  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S          _    hand, also  a full line ot sash, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  A large stock of flrst-class dry* material on  " --���-   J    lid"  FACTORY mm k SPECIALTY  Yard:  Foot of Hendryx streot, Nelson  Telephone. 91        JollE!    Rae,  AgGIlt  GREAT REDUCTION  ANTHR^OrTE W��w j NEST GOAL M. io  33*B3L**E*V**E1*Hp*E3ID  BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  Tho only hotel in Noluon that has remained under one  management since 1830.  Tho bed-rooms  are woll furnished  and   lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room iu hot second to any In Kootenay.  Tho bar Is always stocked by the beat domestic and  Imported liquors and cigars,  i ���        THOMAS MADDEN, _"*roprietor.  j . r  I Large and well lighted Heated by hot aii  I       Reasonable rates Sample rooms  Electric bolls and li(,'ht in every room  Renovated and refurni-ilicd throughout  HOTEL VIOTORIA  J. V. l'KHICS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all train*? Bavalainha   fi   (I  Hourly strcol C4ir to station nH��BI��lUt\W, B. U.  Night Grill Room in connection, for the donvcliicnce of  guests arriving and departing by night irnun*..  c7 TToteX  BRIE, B. <"**���.  0  0  D  �� H  �� H  i'i (_j  tffi H  ik'. (J**  "'<  0  ID- l&Vjb-tt'T&LTTJEl  8~   OO.  b  m  B  B  B  B  W  W  &B  B  B  One of Those  Beautiful Pictures  l\ OL'R WINDOW WILL MAKE A VERY  1'RKTTYX'MA.S GIFT mil YOUR KRIKND.  IT IS A Ll'ITLK   KARI.Y. ItUT WK WILL  it_**<.._kvk ir Koit Yor  THEV   ARI3   OOIISO    PASf  M  B  B  WD  oo *? ^TJ.i.HirX'Hi^ronTT "cr  Q  w  Vhb  r\B  C B  B  Q?B  " B  nB  U B  QB  V-/   /fit*,  rm  .<��<  �����*^*^p  THE NELSOI SAW k PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  We have a stock of one and a half million  feet of logs at our mill and are prepared to cut  all kinds of dimension timber and ship to all points  on Kootenay Lake by scows or steamers, also by  rail to all points on the Canadian Pacific or Nelson  and Fort Sheppard railways. In stock rough and  dressed lumber, shingles, mouldings, sash, doors,  newels, turned verandah posts. Glass of all sizes.  Factory work of all kinds done to order.  THE NELSON SAW & PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  OFFICE AND MILLS"CORNER HALL AND FRONT STS.. NELSON.  Seasosnable Specials  FOR    HOUSEKEEPERS.  PIGS  NUTS  ���DATt.8  O' iNPiTOTIONHRT  CLEANED RATLINS  SRiBDBD RAISINS  LONDON "LAYER RAISINS  SUfcTANAS  CUT AND WHOLE! PEHCI.  ROSEMARY  MINCE  MEAT  A Large Assortment of Crockery for Presents.  TBI.BPI.DNK 'it.  I'   O   HOX  �����. i  I. W-CJ.R STRKKT  GEORGE BELL & CO.  Golden Opportunity  For  io  Days  Only  OF  For  io  Days  Only  * >i  s  AppJewhaite Block, Nelson  Corner of Kootenay and Baker Streets"  Fi.8t-claH3 hi evury respect. Choicest wiiio*, liquofs  nnd cigars. Kvery comfort for traiisieiit and resident  giiesta.  HKADQUARTEHS FQR UNION' .MEN,  JOSEPH.. CAMPBBI^y.ppp^mop..  Best Roslyrj Goal $9,50 per Ton  let**-. Order, With Ca.!,;     Qamfole   ���&   0'.  :m& THE TRIBUNE:  KELSON, B. C.,-TUESDAY, DECEMBER  5, 1899.  Tae only house in Kootenay carrying M lices of  SCALES  FURNACES  BRUNTONS  TRANSITS  SCORIFIERS  LOCAL   NEWS   IN   BRIEF.  C. V. Constance arrived in the city yesterday with a cleanup of the Athabasca  mine. The product was carried in two  grips and amounted to about $0000.  HOTEL ARRIVALS.  CRUCIBI ES  MUFFLES  FLUXES  OF  ALL KINDS  Baker Street, Nelson, B.C.  Don't  GILKER WAS THE FIRST MAN IN THE  SHOE AND RUBBER BUSINESS  IN NELSON  AND HE IS STILL HERE TO STAY  J. A. GILKER  THE OLD P. O. STORE  For all kinds of Rubber Goods  and Winter Clothing   ....  THEO MADSON  Bakei* Strewt.  One Price to all  Horses for Sale  The Rossland Warehouse and Transfer Company have just received  a carload of young*, well-matched teams, weighing from twenty-five  to thirty-two hundred pounds. They can be seen at their stable on  Second Avenue and St. Paul Street, Rossland.    They have also   Stadebaker- Wagons and _S.nsi.ble__SMsJ_JL.SaIe  PALACE   FRUIT   STORE  The largest and best assorted stock of Candies and Confectionery in the City.  G. B. Chocolates and Bon Bons.  Lowney's   " "       "       (direct from New York.)  Crystalized Fruits (direct from London, England.)  Corner of Baker I      A  and Ward Streets.  c  ARRIVED IN NELSON  Carload Canadian Whiskies  IiK'imUnR .HeK'-ip-ii'H i. I, iirwl 7 ywvr old Hj*o in HnrreU.      f��o<��lerhiiti! & Wurl*.' Rye in Cases,  :*.CKr<inr- SUu. 'ttt i!yu and White Wheat Wlihltj* in C'lixi's.       Wulkor"'* Club Jije in Chmm.  R.  P. RITHET & CO,  A. R. Ci._AY, Kootumt} A*.eiit  Xelion. ii. (',  W. P. DIOKSON  B. H. H. Ar'^X-aWHAITB  J. McPHBH  .ootenay Eleetrie Supply and OoHstrueti  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for Hleotrlo Power Transmission and Lighting for Mines, Towns  Etlectrlc Fixtures, Lamps, Bells, Telephones, Annunciators, Site.  P. O. Box 606. Josephine Street, Nelson, B, O.  FALL LINES OF FALL AND WIKTER SIJITJ NGS  WEST BAKER S*rRK"RT NKt-SGfcf  OPPOSITE SftVKR KINO HOTEL  About Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tlie I.ethbridije Gait coal ofllco lian been moved to the  tmil'MiiK ucuti-uu-l by C !). .1. Christie at* Baker street,  -where all order* for coal will rcooivo ���ifcmipt httetiMon.  All iicv-ioiiH ind.btcd for coal im* rermcKtcd to Kettle by  December im.  Hereiiftur Unit co.>.I will be hole, lor ciisb only.'  W. ���VTIKl.NKY-.Uunfcrab.  rVftislil-.;*.:  ONE DOlrLAB A LOAD  The undersigned has a larxe quantity of fir, cedar, and  tamarac slabs, In 16-inch and i-toot lengths, suitable for  Btovewood, which will.bs sold for $1 a load at tho mill  y&rd.    ��� ������������'���'���*��� .���.-. ���.."���'   ������::-''.::-'-.-..-..:...**.'.-." *  ;;; NE_>SON SAW, &' PLANING MILI-S, Limited.  yyHelMnvAuguBU9U*^ia^:f;o.: ���-,.-���..;. ;yy:-  -The track of tlie electric raihvay will  be completed to the west end of Baker  street today,  The vote of the ratepayers upon the  two money bylaws, the Candian Pacific  railway bylaw, and the Madden bylaw,  will be taken today. Tlie vote for tho  East Ward will be taken at the fire hall  and for the West Ward at the office of  tlie Kxchequer Gold Mining Company on  Baker street. The poll will open at 8  o'clock and close at four o'clock in the  afternoon. On the list for the Kast  Ward there are 302 names, with 271 upon  the West Ward list.  The  notice   which  posted    cautioning  the city council  teamsters against  driving over the city wharf at a faster  rate than a walk has not had the desired  effect. The teamsters appear to know  that there is no bylaw to fear and drive  OArer the wharf as quickly as they please.  The chief of police has the names of two  offenders, but there is no bylaw under  which they can be prosecuted.  BUSINESS   MENTION.    *  Wanted���Experienced dressmakers and  Kirls who can make or finish waists, skirts and coats,  flood waprcK. Apply at once to Fred Irvine & Co., Baker  street. Nelson.  Found���A locket.    Apply at The Tribune office.  Wanted���Room  with  private   family  with board preferred.   S*"tc terms at Thk Tkibunk.-  Wanted���Dining-room  girl   at    Hotel  Phair.  Wanted���An experienced waitress at  the Nelson Cafe.  Lady clerk with  three  years   experience ih deiiroii. of a position.   Addrc.s box f&S.  For Sale���Dairy���Apply P. O. box 190,  Nelson.  Offices to Let���Two offices in Turner-  Boeckh block.   Enquire voom 7 in builcliny.  Thousands  In this city alone are testifying as  to our efficiency in WATCH  REPAIRING. It is worth while  listening to. It will save you  time and money in the longr run.  Absolutely no risk. Satisfaction  or money refunded.  PATENAUDE  BROS.  BAKER STREET.  Watchmakers, Nelson, B. C.  Prescriptions  The purity of the dvuR . and medicine* udmli-i���  Icre'I to the patient, is the most essential element  in the inct cssful treatment of disca*ie. P��'r*.e_i**-  tioim aie compounded by us from absolutely pine  drugs in iiPrh'Ct condition, and (he physician's  .skill will not be nulliilcd liy old and impotent  drugs.   Om* stock of requisites foi  THE TOILET  THE NURSERY  THE SICK ROOM  Arc complete  Your patronage solicited  NURSES' DIRECTORY "  Kor the convenience of nurses and ph>sicians, wu luive  Citablishud a N'ur.ses' Directory, and in order Lo have it  complete, rcquc-M all nurses to send in or call and lea*.c  their iiiimc and addics-.es.  -Hi :e\ iMi*:L.:E3.A-_isr  At the Phair,���A. Whealer, Kaslo;  E. Nelson Fell, Athabasca mine; D. C.  MePherson, Slocan City; W. F. DuBols,  Slocan; R. H. Jamieson, Yictoria; H. T.  McGuire, Greenwood; Geo. McL. Brown-  J. J. Godfrey, Vancouver; W. H. Jeffries,  Slocan; James O'Brien and sons, Quebec;  Mrs. Sampson, London, England  At thk Hu.m_._-C. W. Amer, Kaslo;  Mrs. W. M. Pinkerton, H, Stevenson and  wife, Ainswortli; Mrs. A. Melnnes, New  Denver; II. L. Johnson, Rosebery; R, 11.  Bradburn Moyie; L. Hancock, Spokane;  A. F. Fero, Toronto; Fred .1; White  Grand Forks.  At thi<: Guam) Ckntrai..���Walter  Smith, Silverton; S. F. Gilbert, Slocan  City ; 1). Drain, Cranbrook ;.- J. K. Salter,  Ymir; H. Huffman, Baker City, Orgon ;  G. O. Miller, Baker City ; W. A. Welch,  Baker City ; T. Lemhan, Granite ; J. H.  Dickson, Ottawa ; Ed Degenies, Ottawa,  Charles McClung, Edmonton.  At thk Qu ken's.���Thomas Brown,  Sandon; 1). McKay. Ferguson; Robert  Pollock, Kaslo; AV. G. Clark, Sandon;  J. 0. Williams, Sandon ; W. H. Working,  Northport; Frank Elwin, Northport;  John P. Redding, Rossland.  Goods at Half Price  We still have some goods left from  the bankrupt stock purchased at  Sandon at a low rate on the dollar,  and consequently we can defy  competition   HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR PRICES.  Dress goods fancy mixtures, regular price  $1.75, sale price $1.  Dress goods, fancy mixture, regular price  $1.50, sale price 75 cents.  Dress goods, fancy mixture, regular price  75 cents, sale price 40 cents.  Table Damask at 25 cents per yard.  Children's wool hose at 10 cents per pair.  Ladies' flannellette wrappers at $1.25.  Black   Henrietta,   worth  75  cents,  sale  price 50 cents.  Black  Henrietta,  worth   50   cents,  sale  pii ;e 35 cents.  Pink flainelette 7 cents per yard.  Ladies' fancy blouses, velvet collars, regular price $1.50, sale price SO cents.  Miner's shoes,  regular  price  $3.00,  sale  price $1.50.  Overalls, regular  price $1.00, sale  price  50 cents.  Oxford  shirts, regular price  $1.25,  sale  price 50 cents.  Men's tweed suits, regular price $12.50,  sale price $7.00.  Men's heavy all-wool tweed pants, rugu-  lar price $3.50, sale price $2,00.  For want of space we are going out  of ladies' and children's footwear,  and will clear these off at cost . . .  toves!  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, LETHBRIDGE, 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.  H. Byers & Co.  NELSON KASLO SANDON  WE HAVE  STOVES  But while we are waiting for the cold weather we  would draw your attention to our line of  NICKLED   COPPER  WARE  Including Tea and Coffee Pots (several designs), Enamelled Handle Dippers, Pudding Dishes, Tea Kettles, etc.,  and the only place you can get them is  l^wrenge Hardware co.  1  MrtPEX.SlXG CHEMIST  Telephone 11.. P. 0. Box 2_.. linker Stieet  Mnll order . promptlj in landed lo.  Regular Snlis  Price.        Price.  Ladies.' Oxford .shoes $1.75 $1.00  Ladies' strap shoes    1.75 1.00  Ladies' kid button shoos. .. .   2.00 1.25  Ladies' kid button shoes.   ..   3.00 2.00  Children's shoes    1.00 50  The_ Balance of our ladies' capes  and jackets at less than cost. Ail  other goods in our store at greatly  reduced prices.   .    .    .    .    ..   .  Christmas is Coming  Have you your Supplies?  We have in and open a" your Xrnas wants?  A. Feriand& Co.  RLMOT BLOCK, baker strkkt, nelson.  For This W  What we ask is for  you and your friends to   come   in   and   see   us  first.     An oversight in   this   matter   means   simply  dollars.  Headquarters   for   the   famous  pails and  i  pound packages.  Fresh   nuts,  raisins,   currants,   candid peel,   figs, fruit,   and  all   the  best that can be proemed al rock bottom prices^  The leading house in Groceries,  Crockery,  and Glassware.  your   losing" many  Rosemary   Mincemeat  in   25   pound  Kirkpatriek& Wilson  _A|1  P. O. BOX k. & w.  l.AKEK STJRKET.  TKLEPHONK 10.  To make room for goods, I will sell a dozen  SEWING MACHINES of the following makes  at the following prices :  Raymond    Sewing   Machines $40  New Raymond, cabinet in oak  7  drawers S30  Wheeler & Wilson, 7 drawers $40  White's    Standard    Machine,  with 7 drawers   $40  Remember, I have but 12.    First come, first served-  Jacob   Dover's  Christmas eo More  Ah apprehension. So many ladies dread the Christmas season  it means so much extra work, but it's no more so. The old  fashioned way of sitting down cleaning Currants, seeding  Raisins, shelling Nuts, cutting Peel, grinding Spice is a thing of  the past.  We can sell you Raisins seeded, Currants cleaned, Peels  cut, Nuts shelled. Everything ready, no trouble, no extra  labor.  If you want up to date Groceries at any.time call or write  us we lead in prices.  Swiss and Roquefort Cheese now in stock.  Baker Street,  Nelson.  M. DesBrteay & Co,  We beg to announce to our many patrons that we have removed to  our new quarters in the Houston Block, the big increase in the  volume of our business forcing us- to seek larger premises. Thank-  the people for the patronage accorded us in the past* in anticijiation  of an increase* of this custom in the future, we remain, theirs to  command in all lines of groceries.  :THe,;.J��vv.*eier*,:*  ^���el^p^iy3<.<p��  Houston Block, Baker Stroet  John A. Irving & Co.  :l  Free Water ConnectionsT0"MWED0IT  GAS   FITTING.   OUR  SPECIALTY PLUMBING.   OF  ALL   KINDS  STRAQHAN BRjOa Opera^c&i^^\uC.:^

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