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 ff-f  ���*f .iP'>sr'p;i??j.*V .,.  Hff��!3SS��wl l*i "��j��".m". atitM!_-^.gKa*^_!>;rp*iigy '���^������jaw^a-SB.  JI  ^   ft  f  Hh*  -'..  *_  THE ELECTIONS  IN MANITOBA  A Repdrt from Grit Sources.  When a prominent Conservative  came  foi,* ward the other day and offered to bet  a large sum  of money on majorities in  Winnipeg it looked as  if  the betting on  the contest would be about as lively as it  was when Joseph Martin and-Hugh* John  Macdonald contested the seat in   1890 for  the Dominion house.    On that occasion it  is estimated $75,000 changed hands in the  city of Winnipeg alone, but it is now almost certain that the betting on the present campaign will   be  very  light  unless  the Conservatives are  given   very heavy  odds.    The promptness   with  which   tiie  speculative Conservative's offer was taken  up took the  heart  out of  him, and now  several Liberal offers  of different  kinds  are.staring the other side in the face.    It  is said tliat  a syndicate  of   grain   men  have announced their willingness to stake  $10,000 against  $7:500  that tlie  goveriiiuent will be returned, but  there are no  takers.  While all the betting talk is being done  in Winnipeg, the talk which is calculated  to win the election is being done in the  country constituencies. G. E. Foster arrived and opened his progaammeat Winnipeg on the 28th of last month, after  which he was to storm the principal agricultural districts up to the day of the  election. Sir Charles Tupper, also spoke  atEmerson on the28th, and intended to  deliver himself all the way down the line  to Winnipeg.  One peculiar feature of the campaign  is the inactivity of-Hugh John Macdonald, the opposition leader. He is seldom  heard from, and when he does put in an  appearance he proves a sad disappointment. He seems to have lost his grip or  to-be kept in the background for some  reason or other. The members and followers of.the. government,are taking care  of.their own campaign and are being en-  , thusiasticallyy received every where they  appear. The nominations take place  next Thursday, when.-.'it is expected the  opposition will allow, at least half a dozen,  seats to go,by acclamation. Polling takes  place oue week.latei*.  He Will Likely Resign.  Montr--Ai., December 1,���LaPatre, Mr.  Tarte's orgau, says : "A Conservative of  good authority asserts that if sir Charles  Tupper does uot succeed in defeating the  Greenway government in Manitoba, he  will resign,the leadership of the Dominion opposition.    Montreal's Awakening.  Month f-_AL, December 1. ���\The detective department Jhas declared war on  the nickel-in-the-slot machines operating  in this city. Warrants have been issued  for twenty-two persons having these  machines in their posseosion. The action  of the city authorities in prosecuting two  ���saloonkeepers for having music in tlieir  establishment0, who were fined $10 each  by the late recorder DeMontigny, from  which they appealed, was upheld by  justice Doherty in the superior court this  morning.      SATURDAY MOBNIRG, DECEMBER 2, 1899.  DAILY (BY MAIL.. $6 A YEAR;  WEEKLY, $2.  terday to  this  gover.** ^. against the  organization   of   expeu ,y.i"y' from  this  country intended presuinVJly for the assistance of the Doers.     Lord   Pauncefote  made the protest to the state department.    After discussing the matter some  time the secretary of state referred lord  Pauncefote to the secretary of war. with  whom   the  ambassador also  had a conference.    It is no longer a secret that expeditions of   importance   are being organized.    The most notable of tliese  has  its  headquarters in   the, suburbs of this  city.     Another   will  be'equipped*-'with  funds today in   New York  City.   . Both  these organizations are said to have common backing under the secret auspices of  the agent of the Transvaal  now in  New  "fork.    It is  understood  that  there are  unlimited  mines  of  Dutch  and  French  money behiud these filibustering expeditions.     The state department, war department and treasury department have  informed  the  British   ambassador  that  every precaution will be taken to*, pre-.  . vent the sailing of armed  expeditions in  the interestof the Transvaal.  A WORD OF  NEWS  silence  has not  has  yet  ���i*  <  -*%'���  A Point Ellice Bridge Disaster Claim.  Victoria, December I.���The full court  gave judgment today in one of the Point  Ellice bridge suits, this appeal having  been held over pending the decision by  the privy council ou cases heard earlier.  This was the Gordon case, and following  the finding of the privy council, the full  court ordered judgment for the plaintiff,  Mrs. Gordon, of the amount of $10,000  awarded by the jury for the loss of her  husband. The deceased was agent for  - Bradstreet's at-the time of his death.   Will Tarte Kesign?  Montreal, December 1.���The Monde  Caiiadieime, a French Conservative  weekly, says this week: "Wo are given  assurance that Mr. Tarte will give up his  portfolio at an early date on account of  his health. His friends, 'tho enemies,' rejoice greatly over the news and are  already preparing for the election of  Bayniond Prefontain, mayor of Montreal,  as his succe.ssor."   Triumph of a System.  London, December 1.���The right Hon.  James Louther, addressing the Ginicrack  Club this evening, in response to the  toast, "The Jockey Club," said *' that the  year now closing had witnessed a remarkable success for the trans-Atlantic -system of riding; but he regarded the result  as a triumph of the system, not a triumph of individual jockeys.  A Toronto Man Got the Position.  Toronto, December ].���John Thompson, assistant fire chief, connected with  the department for the last 23 years, has  been appointed chief in place of Graham.  It will be remembered a few weeks ago  the attempt was being made to have  colonel Otter appointed to the position,  but this movement fell through.  Canals Closed for the Winter.  Albany, December I.���Tlie canals of  New York state were closed officially at  noon, today, but the water will be kept in  till Christmas, so that all boats may get  through* -���  Entered a Vigorous Protest.  Buffalo, December 1.���A special from  Washington to the Evening News says :  ; Great Britain prote.sted vigorously yes-  AMERICAN   CAPITALISTS  SEEK  Montreal as a Shipping Port.  Montreal,   December'- >1.���The   combination of American  capitalists, known  as the Buffalo Syndicate, and- headed by  W. J. Connors of that city, today received favorable consideration at the  hands  of the Montreal   harbor commissioners,  when they formulated theiiv plan for the  extension  of. the   trade  of the   port of  Montreal.   The proposition was made in  response to a  request from the  harbor  commission that those desirous of  building elevators, etc., on the new wharves  should     lay   their    plans   "before    the  board.      Five    applications    were     received,  that jof   the   Connor  syndicate  beiug    the    most    important.       They  asked for twelve hundred feet of land at  Windmill  Point,  with  the  privilege  of  using the canal without interfering with  othei s.      They     would     spend     about  .$1,000,000 and wanted a lease for at least  forty years,  and   would  start  work  at  Windmill Point at once, to be  ready for  freight next spring. The syndicate would  build fifteen tows and steam barges. The,  syndicate   agrees   to   bring    25,000,000.  bushels of grain to Montreal next season,  increasing it in 1901 to #5,000,000 or more.  Tlie board accepted the proposition, and  fixed next Monday morning for a  meeting    with   the   representatives   of    the  syndicate to agree on. necessary details  and locations of elevators.  Police Force to be Raorginizsd.  Victoria, December 1.���[Special to The  Tribune.]���The resignation of chief of  police Sheppard, in advance of an adverse report by the commissioners on the  charge made by constables that Sheppard  knew and heeded not the report of his  chief sergeant's habitual drunkenness,  brings the reorganization of the police  force in prospect, and bodes ill for the  law-breakers, wlio for substantial reasons  think themselves solid with the police.  There are already many applicants for  the position. The commissioners in making their choice will have it understood  _that_VictoriaJs_no Ionger__to_be a _wide  open towu.  [liy Associated Press.] ��� The police  commissioners today accepted the resignation of chief Sheppard, to take effect  at the end of this month. They will advertise for applications for the position,  to be received up to the 2(ith instant.  Polygamist Roberts to be Barred.  Washington, December 1.���At a conference of Republicans tonight it was decided that the eligibility of represeu-  tative-elect Roberts of Utah, who is accused of practising polygamy, to occupy  a scat in the house should be investigated, and pending the investigation he  should not be permitted to take tho oath  of ollice. When Roberts appears ut the  bar of the house to take the oath, objection is to be made upon the ground  that he is ineligible, and a committee of  investigation will be asked for.  Hanna to Retire.  Clevklano, December 1.���-It can be  stated on the authority of senator Jlan-  na's most intimate friends that he has no  desire to manage another Republican  presidential campaign, and that he will,  in ail probability, decline to do so. Senator Hanna is to retire from the chairmanship of the national committee on  account of his health, and will announce  this in good time. His retirement will be  voluntary, and not the result of any lack  of confidence in him on the part of the  president.     ^   Filipinos Suryeiidenng.  Manila, December 2.���General Gonan  has surrendered 800 officers and men,  with rifles.severalAMiericaiis, 70 Spanish  prisoners and the garrison at Bayombong;  province of Noava Vizeaya, to lieutenant  Monroe of the Fourth cavah-y.  Hi  Hi  ��_>  ��_>  *  Hi  *  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  Hi  i*  Hi  Hi;  ���*_V  *���  Hi.  iii*;  if*  Hi  Hi.  Hi.  *-���-/  Hi:.  _f:  ���**���-���;  Hi,.  Hid  *:  *y.  *.  ��*,���:���  jfc:;.: delayedrrbyr the* necessity of; getting 'supplies  to Pietermaritzburg,  *.yy y'.. ���.:-'������'. .*"���.: =-���;.-:-.���-. .������":      ��� ������������  |y but not a. word: emanates from any of the; various cpmman ds.  *:���;������;'������:���  Lieutenant-general** sir,  Charles  Mansfield Clarke,   who,   as  t.; already  announced; will: comrnandl the Sixth  division,   has seen  $ i much service. inSouth^Africa^partieularlv in the' Zulu and subse-  * .;���:���'��� .'���.;*.'..���'���..���-.".' ,'y :'���'.:'��� '���".'- '   '       '   '  t    quentyvvars.     He has^alsdi held a number of saff appointments at  t   home^ and/iis; reputedytbybe* a ve|.y: capable officeiv.  *& .-������:������*������.. ... ���*?.;. ���?. Vi*..*.  London, December:.2���4.30 a* m.���Absolute  fallen over affairs in South Africa. The war office  received general,-Methuen's* casualty list. The public and the  .press, hithertOipatient, are beginning to murmur at the apparently  needless: delay. Avhich, keeps, many families in a state of painful  suspense. It is regarded as practically certain that general  Methueivhas been.reinforced by half a battalion of the Gordon  Highlanders* a, regiment; of cavalry, and: a battery of artillery, and  tha,t:DeAar:is being daily reinforced by troops to hold the lines of  communication.     Itiis. supposed; that the.Natal  advance has been  %  <����  i��  <n  m  *  +  +  m  m  1��  <n  f  <f  �������  <i>  f  f  <!>  <*���*-  1��  T  ��  1*  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  SPORTING;. EVENT'Si*  Chicago, December 1.-���Osca^Ga-rdiieri,  the "Omaha Kid," andr "Havi!^;-^0rb*a.8rpf^  Chicago fought a six-roundjfdi'aw?'at-the  Forib Dearborn Athletic Clubi tonight.  Nkw York, December 1.���Dave Wallace, the last of the English fighters imported here within the last few months,'  went down in defeat tonight before the  Broadway Athletic Club. 'Joe B.ernstein  of this city placed several lefts on Wallace's face aud body, and in. exactly 7a  seconds the Englishman laid prostrate,'  unable to further help himself. A couple  of rights" on the jaw. did the'business. -PLev  was Counted out by referee Charlie White,-  and his seconds had to carry him to his  corner. They met for a 25-X'ound go at'  124 pounds/but- the backers of the Eng-.,  lislnuan claimed,that- tjlieir ,man was,  weakened by having"to.take.off-froar 1*55-  pounds iii, the last three .Aveeks. -  Champion De Oro increased hifrdead  over Fred Payton of Omaha, Nebraska,  tonight in the second evening's play for  the champion pool tournament at Daly  Academy, .the final score being _(._  to .302. _^   How the Khalifa Died.  Cairo, December J.���Officers from the  Soudan who have arrived here say that  general Win gate's force overtook the.  khalifa. The latter tried to outflank the  Anglo-Egyptians, but failed. Seeing his  position was hopeless, the khalifa told  his emirs to stay with him and die. He  then spread a sheepskin on the ground,  with the emirs on either side of him.  The khalifa was found shot through the  head, heart, arms and legs, and the emirs  were lying beside him. The members of  his body guard were all dead iu front of  them,���General -Wingate's���force���swept  over them without recognizing the  khalifa and his emirs, but they were  identified later. The khalifa is described  as of medium height, stout, of light  brown color and wearing a long grey  beard.  THE .QUAERE*.; EITTER:  French Press Utterances.  Paris, December 1.���The Journal De-  bafcs says it doubts the existence of an  Anglo-German agreement as Mr. Chamberlain asserted, and adds that it would  be cruel and indecent upon the part of  emperor William to accept the acclamations of tlie Dutch and visit their (|iieen,  if lie really signed what is tantamount to  the death decree of the two South African  republics. Emperor William's visit to  Holland must mean that he has not token  such an irrevocable step." The Liberte  takes the matter more seriously, and  urges France to seek alliances, " in view  of a certain eventuality in perhaps the  near future."   Question,  To the K.-itor of Tlie Tribune  Would jou kiiulli miMvur  ;s Bbr,i_in,;. December    1.���Berliners   are  |still agog over the bitter quarrel between  the emperor and the municipal  authorities.    The council appealed a decree issued by the police forbidding them to erect  a walled enclosurewith an inscription in  memory of the victories in the  uprising  of 1848.     The council in turn has appealed to the.administrative court whieli will  try the case December 14th.   The emper-  -or has made up his mind, it is said in  court   circles,   that   if   the   decision   is  against the council, he will confirm  the  election of mayor  Von Kirschner, who  has    patiently    awaited   the    imperial  pleasure since July of last yeai'.    On the  -other, hand, if  the decision,, favors the  city, his "majesty, so the story  goes, will  'continue to-withhold his confirmation.  ���the empress, has gone on leave .to . Bel-,  gium for three weeks, escaping the .Berlin excitement caused by his.recent letter  reprimanding the council.  Collections .to <be Taken Up.  The annual collection for the benefit  of the General hospital will be taken up  in all the churches of the city tomorrow.  A special service will be held in the  Methodist church'in the evening devoted  to this cause. In the morning at the  Methodist church there will be a reception service, at which about twenty-five  applicants will be received into membership of the church. At the close of the  service the sacrament of the Lord's  Supper will be observed. Rev. John  Robson, the pastor, will deliver a .ermon  on the subject, "The Kingdom of God."  The service at the Presbyterian church  tomorrow night -will be a special _serinon  "foFtlfe societyof"St7 Andrew's, by Rev."  Robert Frew, who is the chaplain of the  society. The subject of the sermon will be  "Saint Andrew."  that the doctor was not only a failure as  a self -ecu .tituted military leader, but  may rightly be considered also as a man  to be shunned as a self-seeking political  ndventurer. He is no longer regarded as  a hero.  One Closed, Others Working.  Advices from the Whitewater section  of the Slocan are that work has been entirely ���.impended on the Whitewater  mine, and that work on the Whitewater  Deep is reported as about to be resumed  forthe winter. The Florida is, showing  up splendidly, and is prepared to ship  ore as soon as rawhiding can be done to  advantage.  Seeking a Market for Prench Products.  Pakis. December 1.���Negotiations are  about to be opened with the view of  allowing Brazil a reduction of about ten  francs on the tax on coffee on condition  that the French products shall be given  the most favorable national treatment.  Should the negotiations fail, the maximum tariff will be applied to Brazilian  coffee.    THAT  ANGLO-SAXON  ALLIANCE  The German Press Do Not Like it.  Br hi. in, December 1.��� The 11.se  of  the  word   "alliance"   in   Mr.   Chamberlain's  speech at Leicester has caused  a general  flutter in the German press.    The  Chauvinist organs  protest  vigorously.     The  Skreuse Zeitung, the orgau  of the  military party, comments with scorn and indignation.    The other journals, including  the Lokal An/eiger, assert that the meeting of count Von Bulow and  Mr. Chamberlain in London was  productive of results calculated to smooth away some of  the difficulties which had  arisen on colonial questions, but that no alliance exists, although the   conference   between  the   German   and British  statesmen  at  Windsor Castle left an equally good impression on all.    As bearing  upon  this,  the Lokal  Ansseiger  adds:      "Germany  and  Great  Britain  are   guided  by  the  same sincere wish to move in  a   friendly  manner in occasional subordinate difference-'.   At tlie .same time, Germany does  not intend to fight other people's battles."  The VoSpSJsehe Zietung say.s:    "We also  wish to see  Germany, Great Britain and  the United States cooperating 'in., all the  essential questions of the -world's policy."  speaking at Edinburgh this*, evening, dc  precated Mr. Chamberlain's reference to  France in his speech at Leicester, and  said: '"We have no right to go into the  gutters to fish up the derelict press  of any country, and to hold it up to  scorn or as a motive of our policy. It is  impossiBle that the queen could be besmirched by Mich attacks, which only recoil 011 tlie attackers; and whatever the  degraded outburst may mean it does not  represent the best or highest opinions of  France. We have been ever ready to  flount other nations, and it is no woudei  tliat Great Britain is unpopular abroad,  J trust that this undiplomatic frankness  will cease, for those .stinging words  1 ankle long afterward, and it is not for  statesmen to speak under the parsing  excitement of the moment."  LARGE SUMS OF MONEY PAID OUT  In Nelson for Slocan Claims.  Vesterday Ernest Mansfield made the  second payment of $2500 on the A flex  group. This was bonded about six weeks  ago from W. K. Boie of Slocan City for  $30,000 to Rene Laudi of London, .$1,500  being paid at the time. This makes $4000  already paid on this group through the-  Bank of British Columbia. Mr. Mansfield  leaves today for the camp, and whilst  there will probably arrange for a discount  from Mr. Boie, providing the bond ib lifted before the specified time.  There arc already about 2.*i  men working on the Trend well mines and the Apex  group, aud as soon  as.  more  can be  employed tliey will be put on   immediately.  A deal of considerable importance was  put through the Bank of British Columbia yesterday.    It concerned the properties Tread well  and  John A., which were  bonded by Kincst Mansfield from Charles  Plowman  for $20,000  to   Bene  Laudi of  London, England.     This  deal  was only  .entered into on  Mr.  Mansfield's  return  from England a few  weeks ago, and the  bond stood for eighteen  months, with a  discount clause providing for earlier  .settlement if the purchasers desired to avail  themselves of the concession.    Yesterday  the purchasers forwarded the  money by  cable, which   was   placed in   the   bank"  when the owner surrendered  hi9  bill of  sale   and    accepted    the   $10,000   cash,  which with other payments already made  to Mr. Plowman brings  the total  up   in  the region of $23,000.  This is one of the smartest deals put  through and reflects credit on Mr. Mansfield and his associates in London and  Paris for the prompt and. successful way  they have handled the matter, especially  when it is considered that it is barely  more than six weeks ago since the bond -  was entered into, and eighteen months*,  was to run before a final settlement.  The properties are situated at Camp  Mansfield, aud adjoin the Joker group,of  which so much has beeu said concerning   -  it; and independent experts,  other than  those interested, are unanimous in opinion  that this new district is destined  to'be-  come  one. of the greatest  producers  of  ��  ore   in    the   Kootenays.      Appearances,  seem to justify this opinion.     We  wish-'  Mr.  Plewmau and others that are  interested with him good luck, and hope their  next venture will be equally successful.  A Bock and Mud Slide.  The passenger train on the Columbia ��fc  Western between West Robson and  Greenwood met with a slight accident ou  Friday night at 7 o'clock,' and the escape  without serious results seems almost  _.      ,    . . ,   ���       .���._..._. miraculous.    About six "miles east of the  Chajpberlain_s...Speech Criticized.^ Bulldog"tunnel, while rounding  a sharp  London, December 1.���Lord RoseEeryilpetHiirerthe eng1tiefer-s��iWf4fc>~great mass of  tliu fblloiAinKqiiu-pt.im,  .uttlc an nrguittuit: A in.ni is born in Chiiuiui.  to  Ileforu  liciM)f M.|fo~i��iH father renwicfi to tlie United States. In  he it ilribish subject, or does his fiithor'i action comiicl  him to become 11 cifi/cn nf tlie United Htute-,f Must lie  Uke out his papeis here iiKiiin.' -  Answkr.���If the father became a  naturalized citizen of the United States,  the sou, on becoming of age, would also  become a citizen of the United States if  he chose to so eleci*. If he did not so  elect, and returned to Canada, he can  exercise all the rights and privileges of a  British subject Without making any declaration whatever.  A Big Deal Closed.  t'lanbrotik IIurAld.  The largest mining deal ever consummated in this district, witli one exception, was closed up this morning at the  Canadian Bank of Commerce, when J. C.  Drewery Paid over $75,300 to the late  owners of the Lake Shore properties, the  balance of $82,000, the total consideration. C. C. Farrel, Thomas* Knder and  .John Day of Moyie were present, with  J. C. Drewry. On the whole payment,  the division of interests was aa follows:  C. C. Farreil, $20,000; Thomas Uuder,  $20,000; Martin Foley, .$20,000. T. R  Murphy, $11,000; John Day,' $11,000.  This closes up the deal, and places in the  hands of men who worked long and hard  to develop their property, a magnificent  reward for the sacrifices made .and hardships endured.  Contractor Killed.  ('Miilnuuk ITeutld.  William S. Reid, the well-known contractor on the North Star branch of the  Crow's Nest Pass railway, was instantly  killed last Tuesday forenoon while walking ou the grade towards Cranbrook, by  a falling tree. The accident was particularly distressing, as he was only two  miles from town and was hurrying from  his camp to town to take the train that  noon with his wife and son to spend  Christmas*, at. their, home in Winnipeg.  Wants a Stiuadron Recalled.  Parks December 1.���The Journal urges the recall of admiral Fourmer's squadron from the Levanl, in view of''eventualities which may result from the present anti-British campaign in France."  Admiral Fournicr is on board the third-  class ctuiser Cosina, at Constantinople,  where the sultan will formally receive  him today. The rest of the French fleet  awaits admiral Foumier at Smyrna.  earth and. rock, sliding down "the inouti'-.  tain side immediately in front of the  train. With great presence of mind he  applied the air before he jumped from  the engine, mo that the train -was almost*  brought to a stop before striking the  .slide Tlie engine Has derailed and the  front end of it was within a few feet of  the edge of a 300-foot precipice. One of  the rails beneath the engine was broken.  None of tlie cars left the track. Traffic '  vi as. delayed for six hours. The passengers were tr msferred to a special train  scut out from West Kobson. No one was  seriously injured. 'Die engineer was  somewhat bruised by jumping and being  stiuck by the last rocks of the slide.'.  Tiie passengers speak highly of the  bravery of the engineer.   A-C, P. E. Barge-Adrift   Word was received hern late last  ning that a barge, upon  which  had  A Rich Widow,  Ncl-  The  woro  I.-  was  The Appointment Made.  Ottawa, December I.���0. Beausoleil,.  M.P., Berthier, by order, in. council today  is appointed posttnii^ter at Montreal.  Dr.  Not Looked on as a Hero.  Jamesont of the  raid  fiasco, is in  England, and it is  should stay away  Leading Transvaal  just as well that he  from   South Africa.  reformeri* now declare  Pati.uso.v, X��w Jersey, Decembet  The will of vice-president Hobart  filed in the Passaic county Mtrrogate  office at noon today. The value-of (hu  estate is supposed to be about $2,200,000.  To Mrs. Jennie Hobart, the widow,  $1,000,000 is given absolutely. After a  number of bequests arc paid, the remainder is to be divided equally between  Airs. Hobart and the m��i, Garret A.  Ho  bart, junior, and  at the  death  of  Hobart, her shaie goes to the boy.  .Mi-  Heinze Operating on the West Coast.  Vktouia, December 1.���[.Special to  The Tribune],���lleiji/.c'i. representative  luis gone to visit the Hayes coppei piop-  ertie.s on the west coast of Vancouvti  Lsland, and tliere tiro indications of an  important deal. Evidence has accumulated that the vast copper deposits there  are in paying shape and will yield handsome profits to any capitalist bold enough  to tackle them in earnest.  No Truth in the Humor.  Pmii,ad..i���i,mia, December 1.���Inquiries  made today as the office of A. J. Cassatt,  president of the Peunsyl. ania I .nil road,  elicited a statement denying the report  that the Baltimoie and Ohio had been  absorbed by the Pennsylvania  Railroad,  eve-  just  been landed an engine, tender and a combination passenger aud baggage ear, had  broken its moorings at Kootenay Landing and was ad lift on the lake. Captain  Troup took immediate action, and  the steamer - Nelson and tttg Vntir  were ut. once dispatched from  son to search for the missing barge,  only persons* about d the derelcct  the engineer and fireman, whose names  could not bo ascertained at the time of  wtiting. It is feaied tliat the barge was  leaking badly, so ono of the tugs took  along with her the s(eam pump- of tho  Moyie. A passenger, who came in ou the  lattei steamer last evening says thatthe  lake was exceedingly rough at that   end.  On His Way to New York  Paul Johnson, who is -uperintendiug  the construction of a smelter at Greenwood, was in Nelson yesterday en route  lo New Vork. He will probably -.top off  at Fernie, and take a look at the coat  mines and coke works of the Crow's Nest-  Con! Company. Mr. Johnson .says his  smelter will be ready lo treat ore in  about two months; that the foundations  for the plant are completed, and that the  installation ol machinery will be commenced in a few- days. Mr. Johnson  seems to have a high opinion of the future of the Boundary as a mining  country.  The Victoria Bridge Reopened.  Mo.vn'i.A!., December 1.���New Victoria  bridge, or really the reconstructed old  structure, was formally opened for pedestrian aud vehicle traffic thi-s morning. A  toll if, levied on all traffic from five centa  up to seventy-five cents, according to the  nature of the traffic.  m  fit  !*M  re I  n  pi  -i  1 THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B. C.  SATURDAY. DECEMBER 2 1899.  ESTABLISHED  IltsT JSTELSOlsT  _E___T 180O  Our novelty department is now ready for,, inspection.     1  do not ask favors.     Patronize  home   industry.     My store is classed   fifth in Canada.     It is a credit to Nelson.     Nelson has a population of  about 5000.     It is proved by our neighbors that they have taken catalogues from  Birks of  Montreal,  and  Ryrie   Bros, of Toronto.    They have  received   10   per cent off on every dollar,  less than   Birks  and  Ryrie quote from their catalogues.     No favors are asked  from  the people of Kootenay,  but buy your  goods in  British Columbia instead of sending  vour money out and paying more for your goods.  Remember I  have the goods to select from,  and you can satisfy yourself without going elsewhere out of the province.     My goods are bought direct from'the manufacturers, and are sold for small profits.  We want our monev kept in  the country.     If you can buy  your goods as cheap elsewhere,   1  oblige myself to sell accordingly.  Diamonds  Diamond Rings, Diamond  Stars, Diamond Scarf Pins  of all kinds and sizes.  Home Decoratiori8w?thnDecSSfesd  Globes,   Onyx  Tables,   Marble  Tables, Jardiniere Tables.  Meriden Britannia Silver Plate  FAHYS.  Watches  GENTLEMENS  18 and 14k.  Plain and  Engine Turned  with the best of  movements  LADIES'  18 and 14k  Plain  Engraved  Engine Turned  ^Pearl, Opal  and Diamond  Settings  Tea Sets  Coffee Sets  Soup Tureetjs  Bake Dishes  Gal^e Baskets  Water Pitchers  Egg Stands  Toast Racks  Waiters  M20I  Ladies' Bracelets *S,uJig%&&  Ladies' Brooches, Scarf Pins, and Blouse Pins  A full line of Ladies' Gold Jewelry.  Tobacco Jars  and 100 other  articles too  numerous to  mention  0  Roger Bros. 1847  ^ives, Forks  and Spoons  Home Decorations  viasreds!np  leres,  Photo  Frames, Fenders, Fire   Irons  in Wrought and  Brass.  RtpHinfl-"  Slfl/Pr   Tea Sets, Coffee Sets,  oiei Im8 ����iver   Sugai. 'and Cream  Sets, Nut Bowls, Bon Bons, Mustard Pots, Butter Chips, Napkin  R ngs,  Knives and Forks.  JACOB DOVER,  Jeweler  -��� i   i  Baker Street, INel-sori  Austrian  \r{ Goods  The quality and  quantity of our Art  Goods are too numerous to mention.  Give   us  a  call   before buying elsewhere.  ���^p.  &  ���wr-.  m MEN'S  jm   FURNISHING  m>.  m  Bro  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  Ladies*    Tailor   Made   Suits  DRY  GOODS  ^  B  B  -The arrival of Jt new oalvacude of these suit;, takes precedence of everything  in onr cloak department. We thought our othei' suits were tlie prettiest we  had ever seen���and so they were ���until these arrived. Here are the prices',  come and see the fjuality and style: Ladies' cheviot suits at $10.00 each.  Ladies' cheviot suits, lined throughout with sateen, for $ i 5.00. Ladies' suits  made of home-spun?-, worsted and costume cloth coats, silk lined, at .$1(5.50,  ,1*20.00, $22.50, $25.00, and $28.00 each.    These goods are uot the delayed  our mines, for there is almost as much  money spent in treating ore as in mining it. n  Tin. output of the mines of East and  West ICootenay for tlie eleven mouths  ending November 30th approximates in  value $5,500,000 in gold, silver, lead and  copper. The total for the year will be in  the neighborhood of $0,000,000.  B   shipments purchased last .July, but tho newest and nobbiest of spring styles'.  B , . ���.'.'���  B  B  B  B  MARTIN O'REILLY & CO.  m  CORNER BAE-R AND JOSEPHINE STREETS..  m  m  T*E3_=.avts cx____s:_3:  M  M^Hdkerchief^  'Our Silk-Handkerchiefs for Christmas trade are now to hand  y ���>, A large assortment to select trom, 16c and up.*  '..-:   MEN'S; OUTFITTER  Sign ot the RED   HAT, Baker St., Nelson  w:  Whrj-"* an election to be pulled off in  this province tomorrow, the candidates  that stood for provincial interests, rather  than party politic!., -would win hands  down.  Thk arbitration commission that is now  sitting at points on Vancouver island to  hear testimony as to whether or not it is  safe to-allow-Ghinese -and���Japanese- to-  work in  the  eoal  mines owned  by  the  Duusniuirs is a farce.    The union  coal  "miners ,all testify one  way;   the  Dmis-  muii;,iiiiuei'.s all' testify  the-other  way.  The union   miners want to exclude the  Chinese, and    Japanese  from   the   coal  mines of Vancouver  Island;  the  Duns-  muir minors want to work with them because it is to their" bosses'  interest that  they slunild do so.   An arbitration   is a  farce, under such condition.;.  WARD  BROS.  REAL ESTATE  AND  GENERAL  INSURANCE  AGENTS  . On application we will quote you  rates on Fire,"Life, Accident and Plate  Glass insurance.  Agents "ford.- and J. Taylor Safes.  FOR SALE���Business and Residential Property.  ���St by 120 with improvement},, south side Vernon  street $jooo  50 by 120 corner of linker and  Hull streets,   l'uiti-  culars given on application.  2A lots with Cottage,  runted at SIS per monlh. Vie-  toria .street .'$.3500  2 lots with cottajjo, rented at Sin per month, Stanley  "treot 33000  ���t lots including corner, '_.K) foot frontage   $1300  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 films. A. Waterman & Co.-  Big Schooner  Beer or Half=  and-Half....  IO Ct,s.  Always Fresh  Always     Cool  THE BEST GLASS OP BEEE IN* NELSON IS  AT THIS  rttott��*  .���John Kiniv.-i"*, at present mining  recorder of Trail Creek division and  assessor and collector of the Nelsou-  Rossland district, is spoken of for  mayor of liossland at the coming  election. "Jack" would make the  biggest mayor in the province���and  one of  the best.           Hewitt Bostock, M.P., has been appealed to by wire to endeavor to have  the postoffice department order a mail  ���service over the Canadian Pacific from  Nelson to -West liobson,,awl*, tlienco to  Itosslaiid.;^ The train,leaves, about; seven  o'clock every morning, and it should carry tho mail for all points on the Canadian Pacific's branch roads west of Robson. It is claimed that the local officials  in the province are not to blame, as their  recommendations are ignored until the  people interested make a vigorous kick  to the department direct through their  member.    The kick has been registered.  With the Hall Mines, the Trail, the  Grand Forks and the Greenwood smelters  in full operation, every ton of ore mined  in southeastern- British Colombia should  be smelted ��Vt home, which would give  the province the full -benefit that should  aec'rue- to its people from the. working of  Oxk of tiie most bitter fights that ev-'*t*  took place between a corporation and* its  employees is the one tit Loudon, Ontario,  between-the street railway company and  its former employees.    The people of .the  town are in sympathy with the striking  employee:.. As an instanceof howthe light  'tis   conducted,   the   following   is  given:  " One of the scab employees of  the  company volunteered to go to Soutli Africa  with the Canadian contingent.     Jle passed   the   required  medical  examination,  but  the  other  volunteers' from London  kicked up such a racket over his acceptance,  that  he  was dropped  like  a  hot  cake." _^_________  A ShoTt-Lived Ministry,  BrisijApVH, December l.���'The labor  ministry here "will be a short liver. Premier Dawson, on the motion.of the legislature, today announced that lie had  formed a ministry and moved to adjourn  until Tuesday. The house, however, by a  vote of ���'}() to 20 refused to pass the motion.    The cabinet was, thus : .defeated at  the..first sitting.'. ;-yyyi yy::^.:y:':':yyyy.':-.  '   REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE AND  GENERAL AGENT  Club Hotel  Kooteqay  Cigar  Manufacturing  Company  MANUFACTURERS  OF  UNION  MADE  CIGARS  Corner Silica nnd_  Stanley Streets.  E. J.-CiiBRAN,-Prop.  "A.SK vOt'I! (i!UK'I_'i .'on  ALLEN'S APPLE CIDER  IN 1.0TT.J..S  Kirst, door west of Kiuik nf-  HritMi Columbia building.  Baiter St. Nelson  ��    Eli    vi  tiBNBRAL,   BROKER,  stie  COLLECTIONS^  SOLICITED  FOR SALK  A ll-Uooin (new) Hoii��e. runted nt9i0 per month . ..fSOOO  An 8-ltoom (new) Hon.i", two lots, comer  2/f 0  FOR   KKNT  A 5-Roon. Houso ('urnished) ��30.00  MONKV TO LOAN OX UKAI. KSTATK OR SHORT TKKMS.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BKBWBBS AND BOTTLERS OF  Fine La^er Beer,  of fives:  Four Doors West of Dominion Express Office  A. H. BARROW, A.M.I.G  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  Corner Victoria mid ICootenay Streets.  Is. 0  UOX &.W * . TELKPIIOXK NO, 68  Fop Sale Cheap  Kvcrything in ami about, an hotel building at Creston.  u station on the Crow's Newt Puts* Itsiilw >iy. Will be sold  either as a whole or Hcpuratuly. Apply to Charles V.  Olson, Ainswortli, II.'.('. ������ ... ������������ ������. *. ;���������:* ..���'.'  ^foff ��eartrade.     Brewery at Nelson.  NOTICE   OF   ASSIGNMENT,  Notico is hereby giron thai Harry Howard Dunbnr of  Duncan C;itj-, in the county of Kootenay, British Columbia, holulkcepcr, has by deed dated the Slat day of  October, 189!), assigned all his personal estate, credits acd  effects whieli may be seized and held under execution  and alibis real estate to William Simpson of Duncan  City, aforesaid, merelianl, in trust for the benefit of tlie  creditors of the said Harry Howard Dunbar, The said  deed was executed by the said Harry Howard Dunbar  on the 31st day of October, 18!W, and by the said William  Siiiipsoii on the (ith day of November, 18t!i). All persons  having claims against tlie sa'd Harry Howard Dunbar  <ire requested to forw.iril particulars of tho snnie, duly  verified, and Stating whatKeeurity, if any, is held for the  same; .<> the .said William Simpson on or before the lith  day of December, 1800, after which date the said William  Simpson will proceed io distribute theaesets ofthe estate  amongst those entitled thereto..having regard only tothe  claims of which he shall then have had notice. All persons indebted to the said Harry Howard Dunbar are re  quired to pay such Indebtedness forthwith to the said  William Simpson.  A ulectins of the creditors of the said Harry Howard  Dunbar will, be held at the offices of ftlcAnn & Mackay  barristers, KYont street, Kaslo. U. 0., on WeUne.s(iay the  22nd day of November, 1899, at 3 <i'clock p.m.  WILLIAM SIMPSON.  McANN* Si, MACKAY, Solicitors for the Tru  Dated the (ith day of November, 1S99. ;  , Trustee  trustee.  DEAR SIRS: As some East-  ern-made-Royal���Seal���cigars"  are being sold in our city and  reports are being-circulated  that they come from, my factory, I have for the protection  of yourselves and myself se-.  cured the Pacific Coast Union  Label in addition to the> International Union Label, and  in future all. cigars sent out  from this factory will bear  both labels.  This is only a fair protection to our home industry,  and I trust with your continued patronage I shall be able  to keep a staff of twenty men  employed during the winter.  Hoping you will in future  see that ihe two labels are on  all boxes you buy, I remain,  Yours truly,  Kootenay Cigap Manufeeturiiig Co.  THq*Vt*A!S J.-SIMS,-Managed:*���:S. ^y/-.,.  ?���   1"  t  ���mur  W.  \m.  I "A  ft. ngmaammm
THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2 1890:
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Wholesale
Houses
NELSON
B.C.
A.
GROCERIES.
MACDONALD & CO.-Corner Vernon and Josephine streets, wholesale grocers and jobbers in
blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and
millers' sundries.
KOOT UNA Y    SUPPLY    COMPANY,     LIMITI.P-
Vi.rnnn >.__•_.nt,   \*i-l>-ni_. \v______.--i__ li. \rvtwiw<
TOUN   CHOLDITCH
"    wliolesiilo gruecrs.
&  CO.— Fiont street,   Nelson,
LOYAL  ALIWAL:   A TRAGIC COMEDY.
FRESH AND SALT MEATS.
UUItN'S &  CO.-Ilaker street.  .Nelson, wholesale
dealers in fresh and cured meats.   Cold storage.
HU
HARDWARE AND MINING SUPPLIES.
TT KYKKS& CO.—Corner Haker and Josephine streets,
•*-*••   Nolson, wholesp-ile dealers in hard ware and mining
supplies.   Agents for (limit Powder Co.
T AWHKNCK IIAltDWAIM. COMPANY—Hakor St.,
J—' iNelson, wholesale dealers in hardware and mining
supplies, und water and plumbers'supplies.
TTANCOUVKll IIAHDWAUIC COMPANY, LIJI1TKD
»     —Haker street. Nelson, wholesale dealers iu hardware and mining supplies, plumbers and tinsmiths'supplies.
jERATED AND   MINERAL WATERS.
ipiIOKPl. & CO., LIMITKD.-Corncr Veinon and Cedar
•*- streets, Nelson, nianufaeturers of and wholesale
dealers in mm led waters and fruit syrups. Sole agents
for Halcyon Springs mineral water.
ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES. '
WF. TKKTZEL & CO.-Corncr Haker and Joso-
• phine streets, Nelson, wholesale dealers in assayers supplies. Agents for Denver Firo Clay Co. of
Denver. Colorado.
CIGARS.
KOOTI.NAY CIGAR MANUFACTURING CO.-Corner Hakor and Hall streets, Nelson, manufacturers
of "lloyal Seal" and "ICootenay Helle" brands of cigars.
COAL.
CHOW'S  NKST   PAPS  COAL  COMPANY.-
sale dealers in coal and coke.   Charles Sl,
Agent. Haker street. Nelson.
COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
H.T. EVANS & CO.—Haker street, Nelson, wholesale
• dealers in liquors, cigars, cement, lire brick and
tire clay, water pipo and steel rails, and general coin-
mission merchants.
FLOUR AND FEED. -
BI.ACKMAN & K..R MILLING COMPANY LTD.—
Front street, Nelson, wholesale dealers in Hour, oatmeal, etc., and hay and grain. Mills at Kdmonton, Victoria, and New Westminster.
*     LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.
TUIl.VKK, l-tKtti'ON & CO.—Corner Vernon and Josephine streots, Nelson, wholesale dealers in liquors-,
cigars and dry goods. Agents for Pabst Urewing Co. of
Milwaukee and Calgary lire wing Co. of Calgary.
~ PAINTS   AND   OILS. "
■JTKT-SON HAltDWARK COMPANY-_3akcr Street-
kinds.
Whole-
I-arbe,
holesale dealers in paints, oils, and brushes of all
Largest stock in Kootenay. __■■_•	
M
POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.
HAMILTON POWDKll COMPANY-Haker street,
pN'clson, manufacturers of dynamite, sporting,
stumping and black blasting powders, wholesale dealers
in cups and fuse, and electric blasting apparatus.
PROVISIONS, PRODUCE AND FRUITS.
PARSONS' PRODUCK   COMPANY—Vernon   street,
pVelsoi
and fruits,
Xelson;- wholesale dealers.in  provisions,  produce,
fruits.   Agents for Swift. & Co. liacon and hams.
J   Y. GRIFFIN & CO.—Corner^ Vernon and Josephine
.^•..streets.r Nelson,, wholesale^ dealers,-,in  provisions,^
■n.iS"*' _. t
5*
4frii6ur;<fcfeq*'g;W)ff^
- .'//l^tfSi^^
... -«*"-. 'l4:jr/*-.^^Vni?iiwi{ijj*.^ai-.m.c'.feeli.'"- :W^&ie-.'i)e!°'*
-.'.(foa'i'uFj-i'iiifoi^ <.y. .-   ' .      V^i.,. ...
«-!••■ 1$,   (jf)|'i'n>r iFroitt arid; Hall streets; ■■N'els.Mi,>nu".mifiiie'-»
-. -turtSr.S'.of' aiid \i-'.iOles.tlj. "iluiilors. Iii $t8l-_ahdf,dQdi*;'' alii
Kinds <jf 'tft^tdify'^qrl^-iMAa'^jEd^-giyltey;-;.-...-."-"-; ■ "-.'. '    ■'.    ,:.
■ ."'"*"'  "• '*' ^Um-Mt>:00kM^y       :';*;"■:
G'ALi'FORK'iA-Atfblk e0Ml>.!i. #'*.',-,.i-lMl'rKn ^ "*& .-
:hiJr:i*PrbhtS*in'd, HaU .ifreetSSi.XelijtSni wholesale dealers
iilvi'ij.tfMTca«e^^
G. W. Steevens' fourth war letter in
the London Daily Mail is dated Aliwal
North, October 15th,'and reads thus:
■'Halt! Who goes there?" The trim
figure, black in the moonlight.in breeches
and putties, with a broad-brimmed hat
looped up at the side, brought up his carbine and barred the entrance to the
bridge. Twenty yards beyond a second
trim black figure with a carbine stamped
to and fro over the planking. They were
of the Cape Police, and there were four
more of them somewhere in reserve;
across the bridge was the Orange Free
.State: behind us was the little frontier
town of Aliwal North, and these were its
sole garrison.
The river shone silvery under its high
banks. Beyond it, in tlie enemy's country, the veldt, too, wtis silvered over with
moonlight aud blotted itikily with shadows from the kopjes. Three miles to the
right over a rise and down a dip they
stiid there lay the Rouxvillc commando
of 8:*50 men. That night they were to receive 700 or S00 more from Smithfield,
and thereon would ride through Aliwal
on the way to eat up the British half-
battalion at Stormberg. On our side of
the bridge slouched a score of Boers—
waiting, they said, to join and conduct
their kinsmen. In the very middle of
these—an island of garish naphtha light
in the silver, a jar of wheeze and squeak
in the swishing of trees and river—
twirled a battered merry-go-
round.
Up the hill, through the town,
in the bar of the ultra-English
hotel proceeded this dialogue:
A fat man (thunderously,
nursing a Lee-Metford sporting
rifle)—Well, you've yourselves to
blame. I've done my best. With
fifty men I'd have held this place
against a thousand Boers, and
not ten men'd join.
A thin-faced man (piping)—We
haven't got the rifles.. Every
Dutchman's armed, and how
many rifles will you find among
the English ?
Eat man (shooting home bolt
of Lee-Metford) — And who's
fault's that? I've left my property in the Free State, and odds
are I shall lose every penny I've
got—What part,1? All over—and
come here onto British soil, and
what do I find?   With fifty'.men
■I'd hold this place	
Thin-faced   man - — Thej^'Il    be
, ,.liei;ev,:tp|i.igjlii t^-oJd, .J3g,-i'>ye.^_ij,p,bi,
.ytMtd'S"^ ..
■fsftfiiilj^
*'i5e0ii;;.$ilifeir*i'^' fo.o. iti|"0t:*';;i^i|.i;t^-''y-'
''xji'lu^'e^
iV.-$^*i^
.men-rr.^-T-;7■*'yv"'. 'y----y~\'-j\"p
■■' iJf'olwii-^ii'^^^
.(s_iao;I<sn^ vdv-
i-erf-—"^^ "y0u;-'Wp^ldh%^
round! Here's success to the British
arms!
All—Success to the British arms !
Thick-set man—And where are the
British arms? Where's the army corps?
Has a man of that army corps left
England? .Shilly-shally, as usual. South
Africa's no place for an Englishman to
live in. Armored train blown up, Mafeking cut off, Kimberley in danger, and
general Buller—what? O, yes, general
Buller leaves England today. Why didna
they send the Army Corps out three
months ago?
Brown-faced man—It's six thousand
miles	
Thick-set man—Why didna they send
them just after the Bloemfoiitein conference, before the Boers wore ready? British gov	
Brown-faced man—They'vo had three
rides .a man with ammunition since IS!.'>.
I (timidly)—-Well, then, if the army
corps had left three months ago, wouldn't
the Boers have declined war three
months ago, too?
All except brown-faced man (loudly)—
No!
Brown-faced man (quietly)—Yes. Gentlemen, bedtime! As Brand used to
say: "Alz ;.l rijht koinen ! "
(All go to bed. In the night somebody
on the Boer side—or elsewhere--goes out
shooting, or shoots off his rifle on general
grounds; two loyalists and a refugee
spring   up   and. grasp   their   revolvers.
in British Columbia. Had five years' experience with Chinese in British Columbia
coal mines. White men had employed
Chinese helpers, and he had never heard
any complaint against Chinese. They a I!
understood directions and \vvie safe.
ITe always had confidence in
Chinese. It      was      not      necessary
for miners to be able to read
so long iis they understood directions.
Joseph Iteiiiikli, the next witness, had
been coal mining six years, and had four
years' experience with Chinese at Wellington and Kxtension. They were safe.
Did not think it cut any figure whether
Chinese read the rules or not. lie thought
Chinese miners as safe as- the rest of
them. He was fire boss at Kxtension. It
was not necessary for persons underground to be able to road if they understood the rules.
"William Jackson and William lloggan
had employed Chinese helpers at Wellington and Extension and found them perfectly safe and able to understand and
carry out directions, lias seen no cause
of complaint.
Tho collieries'then called a-number of
Chinese employed in the Extension mine
to show their knowledge of the working
of mines and danger signals. Mar Von,
the lirst witness, furnished some amusement on his cross-examination by the attorney-general. He thought it was not
necessary for Chinese to read the special
rules and they would be  safer than law--
MISTAKES BY PBOMOTERS.
*•£***■ JJM"
&iryptf®$iA^$'e$6k ijfti
ITS  OF PY-miAS^.Nelson   j_oqgei  No,, 25,
Klitsof'PJtliiai;■uTeeteiin I. o; Q.J..Hall;corner
Haker aha Kobtehay. streets, every Tuesday- everiiiig: at
8 o'clock.   ViBitinjg Kftiglita cordially .Invited io fttteudi
t. frffiL. E.C. 0; pB; G. i!QY, K. of lit & S.
■■KElA^^V&Kj-$&i&~-A'.if«.l!e.A\.SIli Meet*
seeoiid Widnjsisdftx' in e&ich month. Sojourning
bretlwen inyited.
"TsfEt'sOSi L. 0. £,., Sfo« IA -meets,in" Jt;6..-6i'Fi Hallv
4*"    corner Baker and .IvbbteiiaJ* strePts; 1st and 3rd,
Visiting bretBeru. cordially iii-
Friday of each .ilioii th,
!rftedi        ,.   .   '■■..-■' .'.
JOHN TOYE, W. M.
F. J: JBRAUtKti Rec.Sec.
Of
Imp ■■maii*!$(.i$i.. g;:w#h''■ sights'
Xt^LSON   _■*-. illK,  Number   22, , Fraternal, Order, of
*'•    KivgioHj ihiiiet^ every second arid fourth. W'ediiSsday in
'eitflh .nOii.h in .FratCrhity Hall. .'^iSitingr brethren woi-.
"cbin'e.
.-■J, JIlViNf., President,
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Sleets'-iirKrI'\TebD'ni3rFftitorh^
: tliird Saturday e?eijing.S in:
V isiting iileinbers welconio.
y il A3WKS wn.l>*S^Sec*y.. ■.*;:
....   iiifcj^Wall;.
each uion th -at 8. .o'clock.
GhXs;:;A; Mofe'AV.i'Prni*.
'*'=■'•' ■'::*'-'-;'      ""■'•■ ARCHITECTS. '
EWAUT & OARRIK—Architects.' Rooms 7andS Abe
rdwn "hlnfll.. Raknr.stwmt,. Nnlsnn.
H. D. Asheroft
BLACKSMITHING
AND EXPERT
HORSESHOEING
Wagon repairing promptly attended to by a flrst-olM8
VrtieowriKht. _
Spoclnl attention Riven to all kinds of repairing and
custom work from otltaido points.
3.|op!   Hal! Street, between Baker and Vernon, Nelson
iOTNIZEMlFSHOPS
"mm:-
Biarfaer ShppjSp Without This Card In Window
Arei Non-Union;
UNION SHQP
Barber's   Union
KOOTEMAY OOI^FBE OO.
NELSON. B. C.
Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and CofFeo.
Offer fresh roasted coffee of best quality as follows:
 "" " '         $  10
  1 00
  1 00
   1 00
  1 00
   1 00
Java and Arabian Macha, per pound
Java and Mocha Blend, 3 pounds
Fi ne Santos, i pounds .,	
Santos Blond., 5 pounds	
Our Special Blend, 6 pounda	
Our Rio Roast, 6 pounds	
A trial order solicited.
Salesroom. 2 Doors  East  of Oddfellows  Block,  West
Baker Stseet -
£ee-;iVtatJ.oi^
;j   th'e-    tekjfjfje'" , wit-i'
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;-'«^^S.*^<l*' t'He^ti\J^S's.s*'*:;li3r '-'tlio*. .oki
.drift,. tiiiirf: iis" ■0i:j''.-e''!J';fer-y. ejiclep.'oF.'yQ.ti.
■totc-i iiiiiiiites, °
, ]?at    iiUiti. ..(gt'oimding
*; MetfoM)~A-l3.! ■ We-Ii*-1. Snl * * **_;■_
rJL?lH(.k*.s'et:iM;aii^*'13y'(i* WQ're saife
eiioiiglj, Jlas . ;io"£ th6 gqvfet*iSiMtent}
sent tis a giii'i'isoii? Six. 'police*
iiaeii I Sijc police..,-. eu ■ g0i_tfefflx3ii;,;
aiid th<_ lloei'S ai*e -at Pietsr's
fai-iu, aiid they lie h®m toniglit
aiKl sjiui-ibbkr^-
^kiirfaeed y _ns_H--r*Wliei*e are
'."tbe"::"" troops'?■,*'■ ■ ■ Where: y .are'; the
vol tin teei'S ?'. /Wherewe thM-^-'
S-^^i'owiVfacedf^grey-liaii'e
—There are no. troops, and the
better for you. The strength of
Aliwiil is in its weakness.. (To
fut inau.)    Put that gun jiway.
Thin-ffieed man, thick-set man,
general chorus-—Yes,* put it
away.
Thin-faced uiiui—But L want to know
why the Boers are armed and .ve*aren't?'
Why does our government—
Brown-faced man—Are you accustomed to shoot?
.Thin-faced nian-(faintly)— No.
Fat man (returning from putting away
Lee-Metford)--But where do you come
from ? ■
Brown-faced man—Free State, same as
you do; Lived there live and twenty
•years.
Thin-faced     man—Any
getting awtiy ?
Brown-faced    man — No.
was a good uid fellow and a
of mine, and he gave me the
Thin-faced man—-Not much like ours !
Why there's a lady staying here that's
friendly with his daughters, and she
went out to see them the other day, tind
the old man said they'd be here and
sjtim-——
Fat man — Gentlemen, drinks all
round!      Here's  success  to  the  British
trouble     in
Field-cornet
good friend
hint	
arms
All—Success to the British arms !
Thick-set man—And may the British
government not desert us again !
Fat inau—I'll take a shade of odds
about it. They will! I've no trust in
ChainbeHain. It'll be just tlie same as
it was in '81. A few reverses and you'll
find they'll begin to talk about ter.us.
I know them. Every loyal man in South
Africa knows them. (General murmur of
assent.).'    ■'-■*.'    . . ■ •* .-;* *...■'.-
Ilofcelkecjier—Gentlemen,    drinks    all
eve rybody wnkes
" The - liotclke.*per
,  numerous    points
Iu  , the    morning
up . uiisjamboked.
takes    nie    out    to
whence rioter's farm can be reconnoitred:
there"is not a single tent  to be seen; and
no sign of a single Boer,)
It is a shame to smile at,them. They
are really very, very loyal and they are
excellent fellows, and most desirable-colonists. Aliwal is a nest of green on the
yellow veldt, speckless, well-furnished'
with Marechal Niel roses growing over
trellises, and a scheme to dam the Orange
Jtiver for water supply, and electric light.
They were quite unprotected, tind tlieir
position was certainly humiliating. But
seeing that it could not be helped unless
Britain is to keep a standing garrison of
80,000 men in South Africa—seeing, also,
that the Boers hold themselves the ruling
and fighting, Knglishmen the money-
niaking, and talking race—it would perhaps be rather better if colonial Englishmen used the rifle a little more and the
tongue a little less.
Dunsmitir's Miners lake Chinese Helpers.
From tlie evidence given before the
arbitrators who tiro sitting at Nattaimo,
it would appear that the white miners-
working in the Dmisuniir coal mines
favor the retention of Chinese hi the
mines. The. following are extracts from
evidence given on the 2Sth :
John Dick:.vas'the- first, witness called,
on behalf of the  colliery  company.,    lie1
had 5(5 years' experience in, coal.niiiiing,..
sixteen years.in .Scotland aiid forty years
yors in a mine any ..ny. H' (im attorney-
general didn't knowthe special rules'he
didn't see why, a Chinaman should he
expected to. The oxpurienci. of , the
Chinese milters-ranged from one to ten
years.
Will Try for a Third Term.
Xi.w Wkstm'Nst'.i*, IJi'cember l.'r-.V.
U.Kenry announced, today that he had
definitely decided to oiler liimself as a
candidate for the mayoralty at the forthcoming municipal elections, and will publish his address to the electors in a day or
two. Mayor Oven-*, some time ago, announced that lie would try for a third
term.' There was a persistent rumor that
one of the aldermen would be asked to
run, but, whether this will be done, will
not probably be known for a day or two.
At all events, citizens are assured of
some fun for their money, so to speak,
and interest in the contest for the chief
magistracy will be none the less from tin*
fact that Messrs. Keary and Ovens havo
met before in the civic political ring.
(Denver Mining HeportoiU
A great many mining ventures through
which outside investors have lost money
have been failures of legitimate propositions, made such by bad management,
but without any original intention on the
part of the promoters than to do else
than make them profitable to all concerned. The causes which made impossible
the success of such stock propositions are
not far to seek.
First, too high a valuation upon the
property used as a basis of the proposition, or rather too large an amount of
stock issued in payment for the propertv,
leaving .so little stock in the treasury that
its sale will not provide sufficient money
to develop the claim into a mine.
The amount of stock issued in payment
for a mining claim should not be more
than the actual cash value of the claim
would buy at the price nt which stock is
to put upon the market.
If the mining claim   is  worth  $10,000
and the company is capitalized at .$1,000,-
000, and  it is  proposed to  market the
treasury stock at 5  cents,  the  promoter
should take 200,000 shares  of stock and
put 800,000 in the treasury; tiny amount
above this to which the promoter  is  entitled on  account  of services should be
paid from the sale of treasury stock, and
the  promoter,  as the  representative  of
the company, should deal with himself as
if he were  a,  stranger.    In the  example
just given it is proposed to sell the
treasury stock at 5 cents per share;
if all of  the  stock  were .sold  at
that   price   the   proceeds    would
amount   to $50,000.    A company
then   with   stock   worth   $50,000
takes $10,000  worth of its  stock,
or 200,000 shares, and with it buys
a  mine worth$10,000.     Thus   far
the promoter has not parted with
any property, as his 200,000 shares
of  stock absolutely    control   the
property  so  long  as  the balance
of the stock remains in the treasury. .-.
Only as stock is sold from the
treasury, do others, as stockholders, acquire the right to be
heard iu control of the property.
When 200,000 shares of treasury
stock have been sold the other
stockholders are on equal terms
with the promoter. Why should
they not be ? Jn every respect, except personal liability, the stockholders should be partners in pro-
pot tion to their contribution to
the corporate fund.
The usual plan, and tlie plan
which leads to ml. many disasteis,
is for the piomoter to* eon tribute
a mining claim worth $10,000 or
less and take from 000,000 to S00,-
000 skates of stock, the equivalent
01 fi om $.'*5.000 to $40,000.
Now lie attempts to sell treasury
stock iu Older to niise money to
develop the pioperty. The shrewd
investor quickly discovers tjiat
tiie sale of the whole 200,000 shares
in the treasury will pioditcebut
$10,000, out of which must come
commission-**, and that the balance, if honestly spent, i.s barely
enough, possibly notenough, to do
the lequiied woik to make this
piospcct into a mine.
Then again he concludes that
the promoter who has shown him-
=elf dishonest enough to sell a
$10,000 ptospect to his own ptos-
pective paitneis for $10,000 i*.
hardly a safe man to trust to
spend the ptoceed-. of the --tile
of the treasuiy stock, and he in- j
vests el-ewlieio. Thi*. stock must I
be sold, if at all, to the inexper- j
ienced or the mis-informed. A value '
of $10,000 must be lied into the |
prospect. The promoter, no mat- |
what his original intention, must >
now decei.e in order to induce
co-operation. Instead of representing tho actual merit., of the
property, he must now put into it
:\ fictitious value. This he usually does b>
assays of picked ..specimens or. by its
alleged proximity to some well known
producer. No matter what deception is
practiced nothing but a miracle can save
n proposition thus robbed at its inception..
torney-general, was on a fairway to once
more obtain possession of crown lands of
inestimable value, when the local government caved in and presented the Crow's
Nest Coal Company with the patent for
their lands.
HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY.
INCORPORATED 1670.
Hello!
Ring up Telephone No. 13
If you want
BASS' Pale Ale
GUINNESS' Foreign Stout
DREWERY'S Colden /\rr)ber /\le
SCHLITZ'S (Milwaukee Beer
DOMINION BREWERY Porter
DOMINION BR.EWEFIY India Pale /\le
All the above goods in PINTS or
QUARTS. Sold by the BOTTLE,
DOZEN, CASE or BARREL
Hudson's Bay Co.
Telephone 13
When It's Winter
With the sudden change 'in-'.temperature,
colds and coughs are almost certain to develop
and (the-wise . person--idways. heeds these
signals, and secures a remedy that ijuiekly
cures the trouble. Tt is well to have tit
hand—readv for immediate use—.1 remedy
that's cert.iin,  whose use involves no risk.
These bear Lhc highest eiulotsements
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.
And ,ill  the stand.ud   cough  piep.uatio/is..
Canada Book k Drug Co
n'):IpS0\, nia'n.sii cor-uaiWA
Parson's
Produce
Company
WHOLESALE
Butter,
Eggs,
Cheese,
Green
Fruits,
Cured
Meats,
Vegetables
SHIPPERS OF THE EARLY
BREAKFAST BRAND OF EGGS
Full  stocks carried at  Nelson
Rossland.    Mail orders solicited.
and
Brought from the United States.
Ai-Oanv, December i.--Tho board of
health of the .ctatc of New York today
received ii coniinuiiieation from El wiser
Pelletier, secretary of the board of health
of the province of 'Quebec, .stating the
sinnlluox eni.detnie. .which . has been prc-
valeii.t.;in.y':(Jaii.i(.l'i, :l;tu!;_ been. . traced t.>
Taunton, Massachusetts..." The coi]11 innni-..
cation states there are.* at'■ |irasp'nt,- .'1-W
cases of tin* disease under treatment.
The Fernie -Townsite.
U'ctllMKt'W   I jili'l-pli.!'.
The owners of the British Columbia
.Southern sold dr disposod of their charier
to the (J. i\ II., but retained tiie .special
land Krant or area containing the- bc^t
eoiil hind of the Kooteiuiys. Kuppoj-iiiiK
they were entitled to the land, they a
short time ago took possession of the
town of Kornic, and were exercising the
rights of ownership, when the late at-
tOi-ui5-y-genor.il, .Joseph Martin, step-
perl in and disputed their right to any
part of the land grant, on the ground
that the Dominion Act. which rendered
absolete the local charter, wtis also fatal
to the act of subsidy, since the one depended on the other. The local government went to considerable expense and
trouble under MV. Martin's regeime in the
attorney-general's department, to obtain
the opinions of tiie most eminent legal
gentlemen in Canada, and these opinions
were in consonance with tiie action of
the department.* . After failing to.exer-.
cise proprietory rights over (ihe town of
Ke.ruie, tlie (.row's Nest Pass U-oaJ. Company obtained a lease-'of -the; s-M'-ye.;al-:ylots;''
on .thp.townsite from the,government, on
the usual terms'.of rental. ' .So far, the
proV-i'if'e,'■ by (lie efforts of  the  late  at-
Gut Prices is the
Order of the Day
Amll wiinl to he In It. 1 tfnvu jimt received
Katt w.n>ri(<M of SiiitiiiKt) ikinl OVt)f-
(UMtfltiv:- rvpre-uiiliiiB n ghu.'-r-o Mock lo
r*hoo*u from uuulo to your onli'r nt trices
rn.v it licforc lu'di.i of In Nuli-im. AH tlio mtt-ht
fiiilp* fit Knriry Vc>limfK for Kullriiiil wintur.
!.;nlin*.'tuil>u inK in nil iu ImiiM.hfs u .**|iyp-hil| v.
I.11MT. t iififf.   I Suuiiik 1 uiul 11, HUlycr block..
Steverjs, Tl]e Tailor
ROYAL SEAL AND
KOOTENAY BELLE
OJ-CxAJtvo.    *     ....
UNION   MADE
Kootenay Cigap Manfg. Co.
Nol.on, HritiH.h Columbia.
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Wc "i-c sole agent, in Xulsop) for Gaiiong Br Ox. celebrated
Chouolntes nnd Ciciiins.   Cat! iiitdsee these goods
ns they are tho llnest. ir_ KoototH. y and
our stock is eoiaiilu.o.
OLYMPIA ANO EASTERN OYSTERS
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Fancy Ciikcs und i'ftslry, i'luuis, Penclica, Grnpos,
Hitniiniis, Cure C.'od Cranborriua, Pours mid all Fruit in
unison,
tinnier .Wnrd and RiVkor Sts.       1
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McOOKALD THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.' C., SATURDAY, DECEMBER  2- 1899.  �� TTTJTT.TY   TtJT/TKn?.   Xt    ~rt t  iti  to  v./  to  v.,  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  I*/  v./  to  to  to  to  to  to  *���_  M_CCKV_KX)_CM_____3M_|_n\ W__B_.______a_IJMaaN_MM^MU_i______P_^-r____Mn_MK__I__f*-^^  Greeting to Our Patrons\ \Men's Furnishing Special \ \ J^bKT*.,.^  v .... _ i _. \       \     ���_.     .    -r>' _   ���    ir /-t tl       ,,i ,.     ,\       \       Dresses,   worth   flue, 75e,   and   S.Hi,   rc-  \   We bid all our customers welcome to our   \        \   Mens  lixtra  Heavy  Cotton   Fleece-lined  X        X        duced to...... 40c per yar  \    model and up-to-date store, which forms \      \       Underwear, worth $2, special price por \      \    Que lot Black   Figured   Dress  Goods,  \ . ,     , o  .*.���,...   ..f   fi.io   ...1.....I X       X       suit  .$1.50'  v ���    X       inches wide, good value, 50c  per >  X   so important   a   ieature   or   this   inland   X ���     X \       \ . ,      .  �� ol-        J  \     i-    .     ...   n;-.,.;,(     w�� .,,��..��������� W/��, ��w \      \ "Men's  Health   Brand   Wool   Underwear, \      \     special P'*ice  ....      pc per  X   Kootenay District.    We await you i.Je.as-   \       \ ,_.,.-'���-.,      . X        X   Due lot oi   Navy Blue and  Black  \ i i. ���   -     i   4.1 XX       Double-breasted blurts, speciel prices       \       X Dress .Serce all-wool  worth (.0  X   ure and are at your service whether you   \       \ XX      J-MCbi, oeifce. u-ii .\ooi, woiui iiu  \ ��� ,     *_T_ ���   . .  , X       \   A   new  line of  W. G. & R.  shirts  with   V      \      price.. . 35(  X   come to purchase or not.    We think you   X       X -___._. _-i    .������      *vT    i   *..      . X       X    (.up   1..1-,   nf   T.li.p*k-   V-m.-v  f!i  X l ��� XX       latent Cushion Neck Bands X        X   une   ,oc   or   J)mcK   AMucy  oi  \   will be pleased with our   goods   and our  \       \    ,vr, .,    0,     ,  ��� ���.  . , ~.     .     \       \       value, at .$1.50 and $1.75  \ XX   >*lllte Short Bosoms, Stripes and Checks,   X        X        tluc-ed to $1 und  X    prices and can   promise  you satisfaction  X        X        wm.th $1.75, special price, each .. ...$1 \     \ One    lot   of Vain    proof  \   in every case, as we  import direct from \       \    0ne ]ot extra good Outing Flannel Niglit \     \     rHestly'a^ Cmveiiette  \ the leading manufacturers and wholesale \       V      Robes and Pajamas at special low prices \.   . \-   BJ^ck,^50^inehes wide, wor  \ warehousemen   of  England,   Canada  and \       \   Latest  styles   and   novelties   in   English \      \   Fancy Brocade an<  America. \       \       and American Neckties. \        X       reduced to 65  Goods  it)  to  to  \l>  to  to  Ui  Ui  to  line   of   Battenburge  Doyles,   Center   Pieces  clock   Tea  Cloths,   Table  Cushion   Tops at   reduced  .test novelties in Stamped Linen  Commenced Linen Centers at cost  All   shades in  Art and   Drapery  ..    A full  assortment of .Silk  Mantle  Piano Dions.    5  O'clock Tea  Covers  and Cushion Tops.    All shades and colors  in Embroidery, .Silks, Flosses, Etc.  Domestic Specials  Bleached Table Linen .. . 35c yard  Turkey Red Table Damask 30c yard  20 yards    Linen   Roller  Towling for $1  20   yards    of    White    Canton  Flannel for $1  Large size 'White  Towels 10c aud 15c each  White Table Oil Cloth   25c yaid  White Saxony Flannel   20c yaid  Remnants of Plinth, Canton*,, Muslins Diess Goods, etc., half pi ice.  Carpets, Floor Oilcloth and Ltaoleem  ALL CARPETS SEWED AND LAID FREE OF CHARGE  Josephine Street  NELSON  _wdJufiM  vse'ORtSNTAU'SllK LfaM  Baker Street  NELSON  HIGH  IN QUALITY  LOW  !N PRICE  ���-ST-v*^-  A   BOER   HOME   AND   FAMILY.  Julian Ralph, the well-known United  States journalist, now a coi respondent in  South Africa of the London Daily Mail.  thus describes the Boei'*- home and family in the authority of one who lias long  lived among them,    lie says:  Would you like metodcseiibe a Ttans-  vaat Boer home and family?    Very well,  J know them neaily all, and have stopped  with score*, of them, foi they aie kindly  and hospitable, except  when  their  animosities are aioused     A Boer house is a  building made of brick and  roofed  with  /inc.   It is divided into two room5., with  a wing: or lean-to at the back.    That  wing is the kitchen uheic the Kaflli gill  works.     The other  two  rooms  aie the  bed room   and   the   eating-room.     The  floor of~all the rooms is made  of���ant-hill  earth stamped down  and  painted  over  with diluted cow-dung, sometime*" mixed  ���\\ ith blood.   This gives the floor a glossy-  green sin face.   The sleeping-ioom h.is as  many beds as are  requited���usually  one  for the man and   wife, and another for  the childit'ii.     Often  you  will see the  children's bed pushed under  that  of the  paients.     The   eating-room   contains  a  long table .tnd  some  chairs,  seated  and  backed  with   sttips  of  leather.     TlVio  will   be another smaller  table,  covered  with   Ameiican   oilcloth,  on  whieli   tho  frau keeps a white gla-s sugar-dish,  and  perhaps a gi ecu glass spoon jar &tu'h as  are given away with a pound of tea at  home. These and some litogiaphs, pinned  up without finines, fire  the  only  ornament-*., and a-.ort of bettee with  a scat  made   of   leather   stiips   completes  the  furnituie. Alt' the people cleanly?  Well,  they are apt to wipe the plates and  the  baby'-- face at tlie  same  time and  with  the same cloth, aud after you have eaten  your corn porndge and  dued   beef and  sweetcake the wife will eat heis off your j  dirty plate.    Some women will tuin your  plate upside down and eat off the bottom,  but that is consider" d putting  on  style.  There may be a harmonium in the comer  of the room,  and  if you ciui   play  any  simple  little tune-, the -whole family will  dance as long as you  like   to  play.    For  ��� books there is cei tain to be it Bible,  and  thete will be a piayer book  if  they can  afford it.    They ate lebgious, you know :  that is, they go tt) chinch  and   aie  hind  of thinking themsehos m God's keeping,  but they never let religion tnteifeie with  * business.     At a  horse  tiade  they  will  cheat the back teeth out of your head.  yon have heaid that they sloep m  their clothes? Well, the man takes oil  his eoat and waistcoat, and sleeps in  the rest that ho has  on.   The wife drops  off an outer ski it', peihaps, befoie she  gets into bed. Of late ovtia looms have  been added to the houses of the better  class Boers; but iu the old style, typical  two loomed house, \vhoe\ei stops overnight must sleep with the old folks or  childien. When you sleep with the  old folks the husband always takes the  middle of the bed. A stoiy which I  know to be tine is told of bishop Mer-  liman. Be was once entertained in  this way, aud when he woke in the  morning he found that the Boer had  inept out to look after his cattle. Jle  gave one glance at his sleeping companion, and dropped out of bed as  quickly as if he had been tin own out.  As to their ablutions, you will Seldom  see a Boer with a clean face. One of  them has written to a Cape Town relative  lhat_hi_>_people w ill _not .wash  until they lm\e tli iven the British into  the sea. That sounds impres-ii.e, but  will not entail much hardship upon his  people.         Four Burglars Sentenced.  MoNTUKii,, November 20.~ Kdwaid",  Brennan, Rogois and Boyle, four burglars, were found guilty of burglary by  the eoui t of queen's bench, and sentenced  by justice Wmtole this morning, the  thiee fiist named to ten yeaisand the  last named to thiee yeais in tho penitentiary. ^ ^   Prominent Preacher Dead.  Kixt.s'i o.v, Xovember 28.- Rev. T. U.  Smith, D. D., btother-in-law of Hon. Mr.  Fielding, died today aftei a shoit illness.  lie was a Fresbyteiian ol long standing  and filled pulpits in Halifax, Nova Scotia,  Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and this city.  He is survived by a large family.  Not as Sick as Reported.  TcmoxTo, No.ember 29.���The alarmist  rumors sent out yesteiday regarding I*.  H. Bertram's condition are not -well  founded. It is reported this morning  that Mi. Bertram is far from well, but he  is able to attend to minor business  affau s. ^   McGill Graduates Annual Burner.  Nkw York, November 2$).���The fouith  animal dinner of the New Yoik Graduates Society of McGill Univei&ity, Montreal, was held tonight at the Hotel  Majestic, about fifty pei&ons (men and  women) attending. Decorations were  made with the American, British and  German colors only. Toasts to the Piesident, the Queen, and the Go.ernor-  Geneial of Canada weie drunk standing.  Piesident Kiant/. responded briefly to  each, tho  president  also  responded   elo-   , . _ __ r-j r  quentlylo a*toast to the founder of McGill Univei sity. Other toastsand speakers  were: "University Expansion/'Dr. John  A. Irwin and piofessor Bragg. "Sistei  Societies," A. Rives ITall: "The Liuliqj./'  Dr. .1, A. Meeks: "Our Guests," Dr. George  P. Shrady: "College Reminiscences," Dr.  Uirain N. Vine-berg, Dr. Wilfiid Nelson  and others. The officers for the ensuing  year were elected as follows: Rev. Dr.  Kdwaidll. Kiant/<, piesident; Dv. Wilfiid Nelson, firot vice-president. Dr.  James Albert Meeks, second viee-pi evident; Dr. Fciguson, .secietary and  treasurer.  About Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tho LctlibnrlKO Gu'tcoil ofllcclinsbcoi- moicil iodic  biu!f'iiis_ occupied In (_ I). ,).l linstio on Puku '���l.c.U,,  ulii.ic.tl! oul< is ioi uiul will ictej.c pioinpl attention  All ]j( ti-otii liiilcbtua foi coal aiu lpjqno-p'cil to scttlo b\  Ilcixtiibu I-pS    lluiu.fLii Cull to.il will bo solil for c vOi piili  W   1\ '11__!._._. ., Gcneial Agent  NOTICE   TO   CONTRACTORS.  Xoluc ishcnbv K'.en trt \i Kim ( onliiu toi*-, tint on  and ,ttt< r llti cinlic'i !*,l I.. I llu ntuiibu-, uf th< louil  uiipi nt< i-. iiiiioii will (Uni.uul St.it> jiLi dn\ nine limns  lo toiipitit uti ,i di.\ s woiU  1AM1 S( Ol.I.ING   S,ticUi \  _5l_fc*  '^���^5^^^^*^t^'^'^^^'^***^'^>^'':^  \h  \kl  \Ht  \ii  \*/  \to  \i/  ill  ii/  v</  vi/  \t/  \i/  \i/  \i/  \ii  \i/  vi/  vi/  J*  CORPORATION  OF THE OSTY OF NELSON  B-y-T.f.A.'W'   3STO.   57  A Uj liiw foi t,|np|)iiiK up ittnl rlosiiiK (.citiun Sliools<u|il  Afioj* in the ( ilj of Nelson .iiiil t iiijkjwet niK (lit1 Conn  ml to romo> hiiUtbliouts and Alio,, n so sloiipcil rip 'Hxl  dosed totlio C uiuiduin I'acillc I tail waj Coin pint}, and  also foi e\uii))lili|i; wild Itaihwiy < onipimj fiom  tavution,  WliLicas ll liiw hLun luricul litlnecn the f'oiiinintion  oflhp Citj ot Ni Isoti und tin. ( uiiiutiiln Pm iflc If-tilw i}  C'uiii|)iii> Unit the said C'ontpiui. will cs'iibllsli the(. il\  ot .Nelson us i iliMsiuiml point on then lliu of imli.iti,  and will (iiiistiuet lotitul houses andollui buildings hi  cidenlal to said duisional point  And, w hoH.is, it  is<l(onied iidt isuble lo eiosu ii|> <ci  In ii puitions of sjioethpind allocs heicinuflei  de-enbpjd  \Mtlmi tbe�� limits of (he Citi of Nelson, and toeonie'j llu1  Mime io the( anadiii!) I'<ieilte ItiuSuuy ( oinpi'i..  And, ��lieioas it, isfui thei clcomuJ nili is,iti]o to o\cm)it  all theieal ind iietson 0 pioperti of the said ( ompiiny  ot whieh l!ie'\ now piteo1 iiiiia heieaftei become u\\nets  ot less; es, w hieh now is c�� m.iy liefeaftoi be used oei u  pied 'Kintied oi inei ental tothe opcialion of then .\s  tern of i ail win wiLhin the C tt\ ot Nelson fion> munn ipitl  UiMtLinn for the peuod of tin jiiirsfioin tho final p.iss  ajite ot tint]1) law.  And, vthoiciiH in thr opinion ofthe Council ,111 h por  ttorih of Stieet sand Allejs.tiu not, ie([Uiieil foi ioi poi.iLe  pufjioscs  Thoicfoie the Muuiiipal Council of the Cot poi,il ion of  the City of Nelson tnCoiini il assembled en.iel��astollo��s  1   Th.it Uio following portions of the Stieet���< and Alle\s  within tlio limits of the (_it\ of Nelson, natnelj     Veinon  Stieet, fiom a line di iwts front the noitheut emtiei  of  blodv 88 iluiKon ilh aei oss Voi non bt 1 eet e istei U tothe  southwest cornel of tne Coliutibia.tnd ICoolon.ii  unlit  of w.ij of then line of iaih.pi. to the tei minus ot Vci  not) -aneet   it tbt' wosttily end ol bloel. '*(> in sunt (. i(\ ,  Jiukei Stieet   fiomtts westetij  inte<<*Lelioti with Kul  ��av bLiee! to its inleiseetion with Veinon Stieet ,   Vic  Ioi ia btieel, from its wcsleilj inlet section with li.nlwaj  Sfeet  to iii midsection i ith  Vernon  Stir et. bloem  Stieet  fiom   its southeilj    intciscition  with   Victoria  Street lo it . tioithi ih midsection with Vunon Street  and ilso the lane oi .illcj extending fiom Kuilwaj .Stieet  thioiiKhBloilvs'Kliind^'l to Vornon Stieet. all beitif ac  coldmjf to the map or pi m uf sub illusion of lot ')), yiotip  one Koolenaj  disttnt bo anil the sum ate htiuh> Ue  elarcil stopped up and elo eil  2 Th.it tho s,uri ( lt^ of Nelson be and llicj ,110 hcieby  ompoweten lo sell to the (,m tdian I'aeilU lUulun . Com  l>atn the said poitions ofstteeU pindiillcjs tnthene\t  pteeet'iriK p.n.iKiapli desciihid and the iM.i>ot ind ( it)  Cleik aie hcu'b> uuUioii/eii lo siifii mil .1 il ,i piopui  < oiii C}mice of Spline lo tho h.i'U Canadi in I'.ieille Itui  wiy Coi)ipmi,.ut(l the t.nit Coumil m.i.   .imiitin p,i^  ment Cietefoi either i i,hoi ie.il piojieiti  { It is fin I del en lettd that .ill Llieiuil .md pet^on,xl  piopeil.v now ot bcie.iltei Owneil os IcMspd by the  ('.uiadi id I'pieilli RpiilvMiy (.ompuii, .md wliFeh is now  or m ij be hciciit'ci used find ocntpi d lcqutiid 01 inci  dental tothe opci.it on ot I lion uulw.i> system within  the limits of thoC'ili of Nelson bii,iil be e\empt fiom  Jlntiieipal ta\pitioti foi aienoilot ton .cits fiont the  lin.il n.iss,ige of this Hj law.  ���I   I Ins 11} 1 iw p-lia'l take ellect on the ItHcenth daj of  Deer mbci A 1) , lS'R   _1_   NO'llGJ.  lake not ire th it Uic.iIioicm a tine (op\ of the pio>  toseiTB. law ujiujt which the \ ote of the J.ltctois of the  Mimieipilil*. wiUbettken, Im the J'.ist \V,nd nt the  I1 ue Hal' on Josephine sheet foi the West W aid ,iL Uio  Ollice of the hstlieiiuet duhl JMimntr Complin on the  noi j li si<le of 15 ikei stieet bet neon btanlo. .md Koole  n.i\ hticels in Ihe ( it\ ot Ncl on, on '1 ucsdii., the lifth  d.H of Dccembei next, between the Iidiuh of S oeloek  u. in and 1 oeluelv p in,  j k s-rn\cnA.v, ciu tuik.  Nr lson. H C , \o\ombei ."Jiid, 18'.)  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  "B*y-IJ-ia-',W   3STO-   58  the tale ible 1 ind in thes.tul _ihni.cip ibt\  7 It sb.vll be law lul tot thes,iul iMmiieip il ( iiunril lo  le jiidi luisi ,ii)\ ol* tin s ml !H lii.n1 mi . tijion siuli In ins  .isini\ bciKued iijiiin with the IckU lioliti i ol holdeis  tliceot oi am jm'I tin icut eitlict at the lime of sale oi  .in. subsequent timeoi tinu1^ and all Debintiiiis -,o ic  puieh.iset! sh ill toilhwilhbe e inedlOel _ilul ile-tii>i((l  mid noieissue of lit bi niines so ie|iuu>li i-e'd sii ill hi>  made in eiiiisiiiui nee ol siieh le puuh.ise  S   I his li\ law   sb.iil  t.ike    ( tlei!   on  Ihe Xlh  iln   ol  lHCclilbci A l) IS'I"!   NO IK I.**  Take not it i I lul the ilmu i a tine eojn of llu pio  posed il\ In. upon whu b tne uite ol the I In lots of lhe>  MmiM i| iililx will be I iki ti Ioi lhc List Waid at the  Pui 11 ill on liiscphiiii sjiict Ioi the \\ est \V nd at the  ollieeolthc I.\ib(((uci tjiild Mmui_r Coinjiun mi the  noith side of llikei sitett. bi Iwecn bl mh \ .md Kooti  nn stieets m (lie Cil. of Nelson on TuCsdiu the fit 1 II  (Ui\ of lleiemliei ne\t lielwecn (he bonis of b(i(lii(k  .1 in and I oe lot K ji ui  I   l\   SHt \CIT V.N\ Cit\ ( ink  Nelson, H (  , Noicm'.ii _"_ml, IS'l-l  CORPORATION OF THE CITY  OF NELSON  A ft. Ui\ to uusc eitflij thoiisimd dollais (SMKmOO) to e\  _ tindj be \\jit ci w oi ks S^ stem  Whesica- .i petitloli hiis'licon ]iieselYtul tothe IItimei  pal Council of the CotpoiiUioti of the Citj of Nelson  signed b\ the opMic.s of .it least om tenth of the i.iluo of  thciepil (irojieiti of the saitl Citv, .is shown bj the lusl  loused Assessment lioll teqiiestiiig the' '���aid Council to  intiodme n Hi kiw to i.u-*e tlu't-iim of eight thousand  dollais (SSI. h).lKl) fin (he .impose of extending the \\ atei  woiks.S\stein of the said ( itj  And, wheit.ix, il is deemed ilcce--atj and <!\po<l'ciit to  e\(oiid tin V\ ��tii woiks.S.Moiii ol the ( i(\ of Nel-on Ioi  the eonienii nee ol lh( ctti/eus and foi tile |iio!c(*tion,  And, wlieiia-!, tr is e\|i(dlenl to bonow the -aid sum  oi eight tlioiisand dolkus (JSiKdHKI) foi the pui poses  iifoicsaid  And, wheieas, the whole iimrnmt ofthe i.iteable land  of the said Cit j. aceos ding to the histie\ ised At-sesMiieni  lioll is one imllioii one hundred .md llttj fit tTiousanil  and t went j-lhe drtllins (31,Ui l)_>. IK!)  Ami, wheieas, ii will  In noee-stnj to i,n**c.i!inu.ill} by  uiie tliosiim of tlio hundied mid two dolliiliiiiiKl si\t\  IHe cents (-jsiO-Im) foi pa.iug Ibe Mild debt and mtetest.  Now, theiefoie. tin   .Munieli ml ( ouneil of tlio Coi pom  tint! of the C it j of Nelson elmeU as follows- ,  1 Ithball mill niaj be lawful foi the Miuoi of the Cot  point ion of UioC'il \ o' N'llson lo bonow, upon theeiidit  of the win! Coiponit'on. li> waj. of the DebeiituioK here-  Iniifte'i meritmsicd, lioiiianj jieihon oi iieisotis, hud\ or  bodhs lui'ponite. wlio inn be willing <�� wliiuiii. the-  wiine ah a loan, ii sum of monc. uot e\eeoding in the  whole ihi' sum of eight tlioiisand doll lis (SSOOO(Hi), ami lo  (tin. call such Hiinw so iaised or teccned to be pulii into  the hands of the Tieasuier of (lie -uid Coipoiution foi  the puiiioscs and with the obt( cts heieinbofoie le'eiited  '1 It shtill ou lawful foi the Majoi of tho said Coiptua  lion toiaiisoatu iHtmbei of I.obenUires to be made, e\c  cuted and isst.ed foi such sulu ot sums as mav bo n  (liilrclfoi Ihe piiiposuniHl objtet aforesaid not eveced-  mg how ci oi, the sum of eight thou, and dollais ("fWOOWl)  each nf the said Dcbcnlmcs being of the (tenoitiiit.it ion of  one thousand dollai . ($UXjO (K)', .md all siieli Ilebentuich  shall be '(tiled with the seal of tho Coipoiation and  signcel bj the Majoi theieof  A 'lhc sud Debentuies sh .11 bc.u date the 2f)th daj of  laiiutu). A D ITO nnd sh.ill be ni.idc ptj.iblo iti thirtj  .c.wsfioni the spiiiitl.it o in l.iw ful mone} of L unnd.i, at  the otllce of the I_'ink ofMontienl it) Nelson iiforc-aiil,  ii Inch said place of pin ment sh_.il be dcsignat' tl bj the  ���i.iiil Debenllitcs, and shall hue attilelicd to I hem  coupon, for the pin ment of interest and the signal tn is  loliie interest coupons mil. bueitbci wiiUe,i, stmnpcel,  iJiintorl oi lithoginjihed  1 The s,ut! Debentuies shall be,u inteicst nt* theiate of  ti pel centum pei aimiitu fiom the date thereof, which  interest sliatl be p ijablo semi ,ini)ua!lj ut s.i.il ollice of  tho Umk of Monticiil m Nelson afoiowtirt, in lawful  money of Can.ieln, on the 20th elaj of Junuiuj mid tho  Dili dil of Tnli lOspeetiveh in eai h jem during tlie  run cue. theieof mid itsb.iU be cxjiiesscel in null Deben  lilies anil coupons to be so pa)..bit  i It shall be lawful foi tiie Ma.orof sate) Coipoiation  to negotiate ami sell (lie suel Debentuies oi am of them  foi less than jiai , but in no e isesn ill the said Dcbcntui os  oi anj 01 tltcra be negotiated en sold foi less than nitii't}  the Jiei ee ntiim of tlii'ii fatowiltic ineludstig the cost of  negotiating und salo, biokciage .md nil incidental e\  Ileuses  fi Time sliall be iaised atui lc. tori in each joar dining  tin (tine ti(>  of Hint Di Ik ntmes Ihe sum  of llueo linn  died nnd si\t} dollais (?�����<) (Hi) foi tho pui ment of inlei  est nnd the sum of otiehundn d and foili twoilollarhund ,  mxIj live (Aiit-ifoi  tlie puMiient ofthe dobtelue uneiei {  llu   s,[��l Di'ix'nlin&s ltj   a rnlei suflli ie'nt  llu icfor on .ill '  ES*5T-L-&.*V7*   3STO.   39  A Jl\ Jn\ to laise se'K n llsoi.-and dollais CjsT'HM' (Kl) te><\  tend .md iinjiio .c the Mectiie I. ght b\stem.  ��� Wheieas a pi litiou h,is be.n pulsen(ed-to the Mmtiu -  pal (ouiKil ol the t oi petition ot (lie Cil . of Nelson,  sigiiulb. the owneisof it le is( one tenth of the* . ilueol  tlicic.il iitnpeit. in the saidCiti as shown bj tin htsl  ifii-ul \ssessintnl ltoll, i eipii sting the. s ml ( imili tl lo  lilti( due c il H\ 11�� to i.nsc the sum ofsc\un thousand  (loll._i<, (S7SHMI(Ml) 1 oi Mm juu jio,e of u\t( nding and im  inoiitig 'be I lei tin laght Winks bwe'ni nml I'] ml m  the fit \ uf Nilsou  Anel    wlieiea, il lsdcemed tvpcilu.nl to bonow tlie  said  inn of soi(>ii Ihousuid dollais |$TIK.) (XI) foi the pui  )>osf siifote-tud  And wlieieiis tlie wholeamounl of thei atciible land nf  the sild Cil\ af eoiding to the In J iiMstd Ass s.incnr  Kolk is om million one bundled and lift} *-lv thou-anel  and twentj ll\e dollais (��1,1 %()_>(M')  And, wlicica*. it will lid iiecessai i loiiiise' uununll.. bi  l.itetiie stun of foil i bundled and tlm ti-inni (tiilliiiH and  eight, two edits (:*. I P)'---'I foi jiaiing the *-uul debt antl  inteicst  Now, then foie. tbt MunUiii.il Council of the ( oiponi-  lion of the Cili of N'dson enu( Is as f Jlows  I, It sliall and ma) be lawful to. theMaioi of llu C en  point ion of tint Cil \ ot NcKou to bonow upon the (i edit  Of the Mild ("ol jioi at loll 1)1 win ot the Dcbilitines heie  iiiaftui iiienti'Mied. fiom anv jicisonoi jieison*,, boil*t <n  boil.es em iiiiiiitu. wIki 11ue.1 he wiIIidk to iiiImuh l the  wiino as ii loan, a sum ot moue> not (vecuiiing, iu the  wiiole the sum of seven thousand dollais CJ7U..I) l��l| and  to < ausu alt sin h sums so niescil oi iccemd (o In |iun.l in  to thchiuulMif tin 'I Kiisine i of the)uid . ol poiiiliuu, for  thuliuilioM and with llu oiipct lieteinbelene leeiteil  J It slmll be ! infill foi Ihe Minoi of the sap' ( mjiena  tion to eause ani nuiiibi i of Delienimesto bu Hindu, eve  ciitedand lssiietl fo< stub mini oi sums us ina\ bcieituil  eil foi the milp��s< and object ifeucMid not i veecding  howoiir the sum of see en tboiiMind ilnllai*^ ($7(XK) (HI),  cat h of the said l)( bentuii . being ol the I'eii'iiiimutioi) of  one tlioiisand dollais (SKKM) IKI) and all siieh Debentuies  sh ill bi sculi11 wilh the seal of the Loiporulioii and  signed bv the M.ijen theiciii  i The find Debentuies sh ill bear date the 2()th elm of  .l.ii nan, A 1) ITO and shall bu mide p>\ ible in Ihiitv  K.us fiom themikI date, it, lawful monev of ( amulii, at  lie otllce of tlie Dank of Monlicul in Nelson, afi)ies.nl.  wliiih Mill place of jiiiviiipitil '���hall be disign.iti'd bj the  said DcbciititHH, and shall li tie utt.icbc I to tlieiu cou  pons foi the puvMii nt of interest anel the Mgniituics to  the inteicst eoujioiis m.i.v be eithei mitten, stamped.  gnintedoi htliogiupbed.  1 'J he pixiel'lebcntuics fih.ill be n inteicst .it the rutoolf  il jfci (etittim jiei iimniiii hoiii tho date tbeiceif, i.huh  mieiesl sliall be jiuj.iblc semi aimu,>llv it nit otllce of  tile Hmk of Montreal in Nelson nloicsaid, in Uwftil  monev of C an,idn, on the 3()th duv of .lauiiaii .tnil the.  ''(Ith d n of .lulv usjicctiich, in c.ieh ve.u tluiuig the  cuiiencj thereol, and shall be evpicsscd in said eleben-  tuies anel coupons to be so j),ivuble  . It shall bt lawful foi thcMavoi of said Corpai.ition  to negotiate iml si 1! the Mid Debentuies oi ui> uf them  foi less I bun pui , but in no easeshall the said DcbeiiUHrs  in nn of them be negotiate d or sob! foi lcis than i.i'iefi-  iivc jiei cent urn of then luce v.line ni( liiding the eo.t of  negotiating ami sale, biokeuige and othei iiiculciit.il  cvjienses  b 'J hiMe shall be im cd .md lev led in each \eai elm ing  the cuiiouci of said Dobiiituies the sum of'Jhitohun  tiled inel lifteen dollais ($U .,'.)) foi llic pajiiienlo. intu-  est nnd the sum of Oiro bundled and twentv fotli (loH.u-r  .ind eight} two couth ($12. 82) for the p.ij ment of the debt  due utiilui the Kind Debentuies bj a into siiilleiont Ihvui  feirem All (he i lit able land m the said Mun.e ipnlilj.  7 It slutll bol ivvful foi ihi suil Mimtcippil C ouiail to  m pine h iseuiu ol tin ^.itcl llibu tines upon sudi teini*.  pisiniv lie*.tgiiid ii|ioi) 'villi the legal holdci in holdeis  thuieof. ot .mi li.ut theieof 111 tie i al the time of *��� lie ie  urn spiiisci|iicnt tinietn tiliieh and all Pclkiituiis so .e  jiiiii h ist d sh ill foitiiwitli u< euueelltd and dc-tiolei!  .md no n is uc ol Debcnluii s sure puuh ised shall be  made in ci iiseiiuenci of sin h leiiiuelitisc  .S  Tin- Hvl.iw shall taki �� ll<-e,t onlhe rthd.i} of I litem  bei.A   D   Wfl    NOJK'Ji-  Take notice (lul the iboio is i tiueeopv of the j)in-  postd Dv 1 iw upon which the vote of the 1 let tois of the  aMuiiieipthlv w ill be taken Ioi tin Kirst Waul at the  Tim Ihill on .liisephiiu stieet lot t lit'"Wesl W .ml at tlie  ollice (it the b vehei|iiei Hold Mining Coinpntu on the  noi 111 Milcol Itikei Mice t b( twee nbt inlcv .mil li outen iv  stieets. ui the ( iti ul Nelson ops 'liusdiu. the fiflli  d.n til Deecuibei nevt, bit ween tin tiouisof Sotlocka in  .Uid loiloekpin. .1   IC   SrHA(HAN'   Cit) Cleik  Ne'lson  I.  C . Novclilb.i 'J_ik. IV.)  CORPORATION  OF THE CITY OF NELSON  _B"*sr-x^A.*vy jsto. so.  A U_ 1 iv> to gianl to Thomas Madden pei mission to use a  ci'it.iui pmlioii uf tbt sidowalk oil W aid hlietl fen Hie  piupeiscot enli) loliie biistinent of his llloi k t'lC'tit!  on Lot 1, Hlock "i, eoinei Wind md llakei b'leets,  Nelson H, (J  Wheieas un ,ipplication_li.i��,-beoii made bv Ihomis-  JliKlden to' lieimission lo use i ecititin jioition of tlie  hiilu-Wiiik on w.ntl Piieel fen the pui pose of iiitij to tlie  b.isiMiient of ins Hlock eieeted ou Lot I ..lock ,., eornei  of U'.iid .mil llikoi Sticcts uitlieC itv ol Nelson aeeoitl  mgtoa plim tiled wilh IhoCitv Count il  Anil, wheie is. it   is deemed advisable* to giunt  stuh  uelliussiou lo tin slid 'llioitius Miulili n ii|iin, iiiseumjilv  iiigwith the piovimoi's of this llviaw ben matte l set out  'Lbeiefoie, the lil unit ijiul ( ouni il of the Coi jioi.it ion ol  (lie Citv ot Nolson In Count il assembled en lets us  follows  1 It --lull aid mav be liwful foi the mi id Thorn is  Miuldcn liislicpisiind issign-, to use and enio) foi lus  uiul Iiien use md lieuetit a poi I inn of 'lie uiilcwulk of the  Cit> of N( lson ou W aid Mil (t iu said Citi as show n on  iipfn.ii liuu keel "\ anil llhd with tbcCilv Coiim il, being  a .juice thiiteen fcit long ami I mil foil wide, on the  inner side of siud sidiwalk, Willi the un i>piu | giouud  Miiaee below to be list d us an aiea anil to ivlndistejis  hliall icii'l up cO'iMilutingu means of uigiess Hud egieni.  tcialid I Kins tliebnse'iucnt of tlio lilot k eiet led b) (be said  Tlioinas Madden on Lot l, Hlock j on (lie (in nil uf Wind  and Maipei Miccls in Ihe Tsiild t_ itv of *Su!t<oii, iiiiou ids  < eiinjfl.. ing with the U nils and eDiidltiuiiH in the follow ilig  IMKlglllplls set out.  I The said aiea and the steps leading Iheietei shall be  (4)ijsliuele��l bv tin smd 'i hoiniis Miilnen ut hix ownux-  SK.HSU and .iiidei the siipei % IMon uf Ihe I iti Ktigfntci,  ami as diio'ted bv said ..egincei und io liis sat Isf act ton,  am' the side,v ilk wheie Midi men is cut out shall be  (litiil) und stiiinglv inojiped and buued b) and at the  t vjk use of llu sax!'1 homiisMtidileii uiul lo the s-.iti-.fui  tion of I ue C iti  Lnviiieii.  .1 '1 he-aid'I liomiis Maddc'i slial! .lutanel iiml'ituln  at ins own expense a siibstanttal non iiiijinguiotind said  ai ui on t he norl li end and w est side I lici uuf us hOon iismicIi  .iiui is cut out of said hidewiilk, and shall befoie pcimis  sioii (asisiiercinaltei pioi ided) i.gimiteil. e'ltei into nn  ugiix.iiiunt with (he mii! Clti to inclenin f) and save  liaiiiiless the siipd ( itv tioni all el.tuns oi dein.intks ai tion  oi netioiii, >uitoi suits, eithei at law m in iquil., winch  Jim lie bi ought ag.U'islKiid t itv b) leuson of said jui  Hussion being guinictl oi bv icuson of the keeping ui  maintaining of stub aiea as afoiesaid, oi of anv accident  oi .u/citlciitsaiising theicimf  4 Upon tlieU) law let en ing the assent of the pcojile  and bong lin.im Jifipsed and upon the s,iid 1 hoiniis  M.ultlcn eompl)ing with the conditions heiembetoii set  out, tlie said 'j homus Madden, hu, hciisund asmgiih, shall  be entitled to I lie afoicnienlioncd lights and lumlcgcs,  iiioiitled, hoi evet that in ease the said Madden, bis  lieiisoi .issigns fiilioc.ui) out.iii) of the prbiitions of  this JJ) Uw oi of tbciigiceiiient mentioned in liuiagiaiili  1 iieieof, it shall and min be lawful foi the said C otineil,  in addition to an) olliei icmcdies the) mai h.iv e, to close  up said tin.i and muni] the pnvilcge heie bi granted  3 'Ihih H) law sliall take eliect on the "th ikn of  Dccembei, i  I) >8''<l   NOTICE.  1 ike notiee that the abovo is a line copi of the pio  posed H\ l.iw tiiioii which the i ote of tie ultetorsof the  Munieijiulit) will be Liken, foi tlie Fasl W'anl ai tho  rue Hall on Jo-elilunc hticet foi tlie West Waid at tho  office of the Km heiiuei Gold Mining ( oinjianv on tho  noith mde of lkikei slitet,betweenShinle) and Kootenii)  hticctH, in the (it) of Nelson, on Tuewla), the fifth d.ii  of December next, between Ihebolii-sofSoVliicka m.anel  I eieloek p. 111. .1. K. WHACHAN. t it) C le I k.  Nelson, I. C . Koicmlx). ffiml, IS. I.  IV \JS__  i_vp__rs__La,-.i  e____BBi___S__!  THE TRIBUNE: NELSON B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2 1899.  ���n-r-rr r. rir ���*_��  , I Bam ofIontreal  Capital, ���n1��M.,  Best,    -   -  $12,000,000  6,000,000  LOUD STRATHCONA AND   MT   ROYAL, President  Hon. GKO. A. DRUMMOND Vice-President  K   S. CI.OUSTON General Manager  N.W. Cor. Baker and Stanley Streets.       PRANORKS IN       LONDON  (England),   NEW YORK,   CHICAGO  and in tho principal cities In Canada.  liny and sell Sterling .exchange and Cable Transfers  GRANT COMKKHOIAL ANI) TKAVKLI.KH8' OHKDIT8,  arailablo in any part of the world.  DRAFTS I88UKU    GOM.KCTIONB MADK; KTC.  SAVINGS BANK BRANCH.  CURRENT RATK OK INTKRKST PAID  ROMANCE   OF   DAWSON   CITY.  H:  I  CliiuiKii ('lironiclc.  In a little Chicago south side flat doth  hang a belt, anil on that belt doth hang  a tale, a Thanksgiving tale of date one  year ago. The occupant and the owner  of the belt is a whilom Dawson City actress of the song and dance variety, who  returned from the Klondike a few weeks  ago. She had her little say in tlie papers  and she told some stories, but .she didn't  ��� tell the one I'm going to relate. Jf yon  were in Dawson yon would know her as  the "Such a Nice Girl Too," of the placards.  She reached Dawson, November Oth,  just two days before the floating ice  jammed and stopped for the winter. The  next night she began singing at the  Monte Carlo Theatre for more money  eacli night than she had ever made in a  week in the states. Peeping through one  of the cracks between the hemlock slabs  that made her dressing room she saw the  great full moon rising over the glistening  snow aiid was tempted. Creeping out  by a side door, she started for a walk  along the-road beside the Yukon toward  Hospital hill.  '���'Hark I' What was that ���* A call? .She  strained her ears and turned toward the  center of the river. Yes, someone was  calling for help, some man, but why? , It  was plain. The man was in a boat away  out in midstream, where the swift current had broken up the ice and started it  down stream. In a few minutes he would  be beyond aid, carried down to the  ,ground by the-iee on-the bluff at Moose-  head creek. =There was no time-to run  for lielp. She started forward, aimlessly,  and. stumbled over'a loose ' rope that had  held a raf L against the bank. . .Seizing it,  she ran out on the free" ice to the edge.  -.She threw the.rope 'across the 20'feet of  floating.ice separating her from the* boat.  A poling hook caught the rope : she snubbed it up around a great cake of ice.  Slowly the boat was hauled shoreAvard  against the grinding ice cakes. He landed at the hospital. Then.he said all sorts  of complimentary things to his female  preserver and introduced himself as "Bill  Staley, sour dough stiff, at your service.*'  ' That was the* beginning of a,romance  that furnished much' gossip for Dawson,  where women are, or wore, scarce and  consequently irresistible. Bill, who was  an old-timer with a claim on French hill,  and who by being rescued was tins last  man to get in from the outside that year,  had a goodly sack of dnsf, and he was  generous with. it. But Bill wanted to elo  for her something out of the way, something that would prove his appreciative  generosity. -,. This is where the belt  comes in. '���  Picking out 200 nuggets, weighing from  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NELSON  Is n,ow prepared -to issue Drafts and Letters  of Credit on Slcaguay, U. S., Atlin,, B. C, and  Dawson City, Yul^ori District.  two to ten pennyweights each, from his  sacks stored iu Ash & Manning's saloon  ho carried them to the one jeweler in'  town.  "Make these into a belt," said Bill.  "Stick 'em on bars as close as they'll go.  Don't mind the weight or the cost. Put  it till down to me."  Bill got the belt the day before Thanksgiving. -'Twas gorgeous and unique.  Nuggets on cross bars, so soldered that  they looked like single nuggets three  inches long by a half wide, spaced a  white ribbon every two inches. No  queen ever had such a belt. But how to  give it to her. Wait till Christmas? Too  long ! Why not take it to her the next  day, Thanksgiving? He would do it,  and���yes���that's the idea���in a tin dish  with a mutton pie crust. This is just  what Bill did. Everything went off according to program. His pie offering  was accepted and he was invited to help  eat it. Laughter bombarded the logs iu  the cabin. The belt so delighted the not  over crazy recipient that she conjured  up a fair imitation of a blush.  If you know the little song and dance  artist,do not ask her about Bill Staley or  the belt. Bill froze to death, on Nigger  .Jim's stampede, and they say in Dawson  she really cried a bit. Only a few know  she has the belt, but those know it is the  most cherished trinket she brought from  the frozen north.  THF   BRITISH   BAYONET,  Toronto Globe.  Owing to the censorship of press messages we may be sure that-the only dispatches on which we can place absolute  reliance, are those given out by the war  department as coming directly from commanders in the field. If, for example,  the forces at Ladysmith. Mafeking anel  Kimberley are confident in being able to  beat off their assailants, those responsible  for the British campaign are quite likely  to let dispatches pass which, if credited  by the Boers, would be quite misleading.  While on the surface it looks as , if Joubert Avas cornering section after section  of the relieving forces as they-move  northward, a correlated set of facts are  very apparent. Tlie attacking ' party  around Ladysmith must be greatly  weakened in ' thus sending' various  .detachments southward, making it  much more feasible for general  White to sally forth and offer battle.  hi the event of a decisive British vic-  tery, the Boer forces south of Ladysmith would be in a,, serious position.  Naturally, a body of mounted Boers is  mobile to it degree, but such a body, accompanied by artillery, ean only proceed  as fast as cannon can be moved. A victory oil thepartofsirGeorgeWhitewould  leave the southern divisions of the Boer  army two alternatives ; either to abandon  their cannon, or face about and join issue  with the forces under sir George. Until  they defeated him they would be cut off  from tlieir supplies, and under such circumstances he would be able to choose  where he should meet them. The present position would in fact, be reversed.  It would be the Boer that would be under  the necessity of moving so as to resume  connection with his supplies.    The other  P. Bums & Co.  Hkad Okpjck at  NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale and Retail  .  .   .   Dealers in Meats  I]     Markets at Nelaon, Ros.sl.-uul/ Trail, Kiislo, "Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, New Denver, Revel-  |; stoke, Ferguson, Grand Fork*., Greenwood, Cascade City, Midway, and, Vancouver, .  Mali Orders Promptly Forwarded.  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  *    * AU; KINDS! OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE! AND RETAIL  ���-' FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  laKer Street, flelson   E_  ORDERS BY, MAIL RECEIVE CAREFUL* AND PROMPT ATTENTION.  ARRIVED IN NELSON  ne-ludliitr Hograin's ���_,  1, nnd 7 year old Rye in Hun-els.      (ioodci-linni fc Woi'Ik' Jlyc in Cum*.  Heirriiiii-H HUU-. tt. Ryu and White Whe-iil  Whisky in ('uses,       Walkers C lul) Rye in Cases.  Heij.  A. B. GRAY, Kootenuy Agent,  iVelHon, K. (',  R. P. RITHET & CO.  -V  Fred J, Squire, Merchant Tailor  FULL LINES OF FALL AND WINTER SUITINGS  WEST BAKER STREET NELSON  OPPOSITE SILVER KING HOTEL  alternative, namely, the abandonment of  his artillery, would be a costly necessity,  for we cannot   believe that  the  enemy  have so  many big  guns  that  they can  afford to lose many.     These are the dangers of general Joubert's plan of campaign.  The battle of Belmont, following  as it  does on   Eland's Laagte, possesses   the  highest interest for military critics.    It  has been said over and over  again in recent times that the day of  the bayonet  was past.    It  has been asserted  that a  charge with the bayonet against an entrenched enemy, armed with the modern  repeating rifle, was an impossibility.  Under   no   circumstances could it   appear  more of an  impossibility than  in  that  wherein Boers, probably the most expert  marksmen in the world, were the defending force.    No  existing army, either in  Europe  or  America, can   compare  with  these Dutch farmers in accuracy of aim,  and but few could exceed  them, or even  equal   them,   in   coolness  and   courage.  Nevertheless, both at Eland's Laagte aud  Belmont   the   British   regulars  charged  and drove the enemy out at the point of  the bayonet.   At Belmont it appears that  three separate ridges' had to be carried in  this way.    The loss, it is true, was large,  but not the  decimation that was  predicted by the military critics.    It shows  that the British bayonet is still  a formidable weapon, and that George, Pat and  Sandy still possess the great  thews and  strong hearts that are necessary to put it  into execution.  Cunning of a Boer Spy.  Here is a story of a Transvaal spy that,  well illustrates the shrewdness and per-  tenacity whieh have made the Boer such  a tactful and able enemy iu the present  war. It was just before the erection of  the Johannesburg forts. The spy was  ordered to report ou the defences of  Chatham. While employed iii collecting  materials he came upon a certain secret  subterrannean passage connecting Fort  Pitt with--somewhere. He tried to find  out where that "somewhere" might be,  but without avail. Rumor said, it was  Fort Clarence. But Fort Clarence was  then���and is now, for that matter���used  as a provost prison, and acce-ss to its  interior was strictly prohibited. One  Avay of getting within : the walls  there was, and the spy took it.  He committed a somewhat serious  offence against military discipline,  for which he was reduced to the  ranks and imprisonment. As he had  foreseen, he was consigned to Fort Clarence. The provost sergeant in charge  kept rabbits, which were shut up at  night, in a sort of underground, -passage  that opened into the moat���at least, so  the other prisoners affirmed. The spy ingratiated himself with the warders,  and after  a week or two he . was  taken  FULL LINE OF  off shot drill and promoted to the post  of rabbit keeper in ordinary to the provost sergeant aforesaid. He looked carefully and conscientiously after his four-  footed, charges. In fact, he spent the  greater part of his time cleaning out and  whitewashing their underground apartments, with the result that on his release  he was able to forward full plans and details to'Pretoria.  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coasE,  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  _ _Shmgles   Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of ill kinds. .  what you want Is not in stock we will make it for you  CALL AND GET PRICES. ,  J. A. Sayward  *      HALL AND LAKE STRKET3. NELSON  ContraetOFS and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  AT  G. 0. BUCHANAN'S  A large stock of flrst-class dry material on hand, also  a full line of gosh, doors, mouldings, turned work, etc.  FACTORY WORK A SPECIALTY  Yard:  Foot of Hendryx stroot, Nelson  Telephone, 91 c**>j.jj_i    jLK.cit/9  GREAT REDUCTION  HARD C0AL$Q OCICROW'S     $D 4Z  ANTHRACITE$0��OdjNESTCOAL#D��*��  X>_B3rjI*V"El*EiBID  TI<  M3r" C. W. West & Co.  Kicking Joseph Martin Out.  The Conservative press in the east generally, and the  Montreal Star  and  Toronto   Telegram   in  particular,  are  novy  applauding  our  ex-attorney-general  for  the  course  he  is  pursuing in regard to  Dominion as well  us  provincial   politics.  In a recent issue the Montreal Star says :  The Cornwall Freeholder is an able-bodied  Liberal   journal   that    has  no   use   for  Joseph Martin.    It declares  that  he has  attacked  the government, gone over to  the   enemy's   camp,   and sneeringly  remarks  that  the  Conservatives are welcome to him.    This is  ungrateful as well  as untrue.    While Mr.  Martin is  vigorously criticising the government, he does  so   more    in    sorrow    than   in   auger,  and    maintains    that    his   attitude   is  forced 111.011 him by   the   party leaders'  abnegation of  Liberal   principles whieh  were laid down by the  Ottawa convention of 1803, and that he has not deserted  the party, but that the party has deserted him   and   their   own   platform upon  whieh he is standing, and  for which he  and they made common cause in 1896. Mr.  Martin evidently does  not intend  to be  driven from the party's  ranks, although  his arraignment of the Ottawa cabinet is  the strongest indictment   against  them.  Jf he is read out of the  alleged  Liberal  party it is safe to say that he will not go-  alone, but will be accompanied  by those  Avho hold that promises were made to be  kept and pledges  given  to be redeemed.  The sneers of the paper of the Freeho der  stripe at Mr.  Martin  are a poor reward  for one who has done  much  to bring his  party into office, and whose only crime is  that he yet believes in the platform upon  which  his  party   was   elected,  and   to  which   Liberal     leaders     have    proved  recreant.  The Tremont Hotel  w  *7ft v-/  _D_  One of Those  Beautiful Pictures  IN OUU WINDOW WIU. MAKE p. VKI1V  I'llKTTVX'.MASOIKTFOIl YOU It KUIKND.  IT IS A UTTI.K KARI.Y. HUT WK WII.l.  HK.SKKVK IT KOli YOU.  thbv are; aoiisa   past  B  QB  r b  ft**  H B  tl  c  ED B  B  ��B  B  oo 2? s;jiLB_:aL^a:"V"oi7T -ce  Q  0  B  l��?  '������(_='���;__'",_='���  B  THE NELSONSAW& PLANM MILLS, Lw.  IVIAL0NE & TREGILLUS  PROPRIETORS  Headquarters fop Miners and Prospectors  THE BEST BRANDS OF   ' ,  Liquors and Cigars  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 ori 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. -  ALWAYS ON HAND  One of the best and most popular hotels in Nelson.  QUEER'S HOTEL  BAKER STREET. NKLSON.  Heated with Hot Air and  Lighted by Electricity  THE NELSON SAW 1 PLANM MILLS, Ltd.  OFFICE ATfD MILLS OOENEE HALL AND FRONT STS., NELSON.  Largo comfortable *bedrooina and   flrst-clasfl  dining  room.   Sample rooms for commercial men.  K-A-TESS   32   *E��_S1**S   r>_A."_T  Mrs.  L G.   CLARKE, Prop.  Late o�� tho Royal Hotel. Calgary.  Golden Opportunity  H- D. IfUME, Manager,  Tho fines, hotel in tho interior.  Largo samples room_.   Steam heat and electric light.  CORNER OF WARD AND VERNON STS.. NKLSON  ' ' BAKER AND WARD STREETS, NELSON  The only hotel in Nolson that has remained under ono  management since 1890.  Tho bed-rooms  are well furnished  and 'lighted by  electricity.  The dining-room is not socond to any in Kootenay.  The bar ia always stocked by tho best domoatio and  imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  For  10  Days  Only  Big Sale  OF  Furniture  For  10  Bays  Only  Terms Gash Only, With Discount of  25 aqd 10 per Cent  Nelson  Apple'whaite Block, Nelson  Corner of Kootenay and Baker Streets  Large ami well lighted Healed by hoUiii  Reasonable rate.1* Samplo rooms  Electric bells and light in every room  Renovated arid refurnished throughout  HOTEL VICTORIA  J. V. PERKS, Proprietor  Free bus meets all trains ____v__.c+nt_a   H   1_  Hourly Htreet ear to station nB��*BI��lU*\B,  -. V.  Night Grill Room in connection, for thodnnvonionce of  guest)! arriving and departing by night trains.  ___________  BR IB, B. G.  First-class tn every respect. Choicest wine*, liquors  and cigars. Every comfort for transient add resident  guests.  HEADQUARTERS FOR UNION .MEN.  Best Roslyg]  Leave Orders With Cast)  Goaf $9.50 per Ton  Gamble & O'Reilly, Agents  W. P. DJOK80N  B3. H. H. APPLEWHAJTH!  J. MoPHBH  Kootenay Eleetrie Supply and Construction Co.  JOSEPH   CAMPBELL,   Proprietor.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIES  Complete Electric Equipments for XDlectrlo Powar Traaenalsslon and Ughtlng tor MltMMi, Towns  -Uestrlo Fixture-, lAtxxpa, B.lla. Telephones, __nnunolatorst Btc.  P. O. Box 90*8. _GeephlEp- Street. Kelson, B. O.  s. I  *"!*_  -ll  ���    'fl  M  y(\  T  1  _-*;���  .    J**  .'���  *w!  *���_. THE  TRIBUNE:  NELSON, B.C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1899.  The only house in Kootenay carrying Ml Wties of  4*  SCALES  FURNACES  BRUNTONS  TRANSITS  SCORIFIERS  %  CRUCIBLES  MUFFLES  FLUXES  OF  ALL KINDS  ^%  Baker Street, Nelson, B. C.  Don't Forget  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  ESTABLISHED IN 1890  -.��  o  _-<  >  t-*  1 ���_****_  p  -3  pf  w  m  ���-_  >���  EVERY DAY OF EVERY MONTH  .EVERY MONTH OF EVERY YEAY  EVERY YEAR FOR 10 YEARS  JACOB DOVER  OK NKLSON. 11. C.  HAS PRODUCED  5  sterling NOVKLTIKS  MANICURfe.   A.VD TOILKT SETS  HON  BON'S  HKKkr . >:ts  t.'HKAAI  AND AUG All AN.1   TKA  AXircOKFKE-fil'OONS .  l'OWI.i:i{ KO.YK8  ATOMIZERS  HLOTTRKS  l'O.MAl).*  UOXI*_3, K'lC.  JEWELRY  '  lambs' cot.n watches, si*:r  WITH DIAMONDS  BilACKMfl'S, 1'I.AtN AND  SET  t.OHUNETTI*. CHAIN'S,  -UlNGfi���IN���AI.I.- THE   i.AT..ST  BUTTINGS  UU- .    LINKS, I.Of'KET_l  A-KCICJ.lvTS  meoocuK.s, inc.  FANCY GOODS  ONVX TAIII.KS  TAH1.K ANI> 1'IANII LAMPS  .IAKI)INIIC].i:S  I'HOTO  FKAMK3  -]���'KK.V-I'OTri   VASES,  UiTTKK HACK'S  SliRltOKS     .  HTATUKS  CLOCKS,  KTC.  Cad and Examine Our Stock Before Buying Elsewhere.   Fir\e Watch Repairing  a Specialty.   All Work Guaranteed at  Jacob   Dover's  The Jeweler INeLson, B. O.  Hea  ers  For all kinds of Rubber Goods  THBO JVlADSOrW  ___E__ce*_- Street.  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  LOCAL NEWS IN BRIEF:  John    lvirkup    of     Rossland    passed,  through the city yesterday enroute from  Kaslo home.  A sittings'of the supreme court will  commence on Monday, December 4th,  with judge Martin on the bench. The  session will perhaps last for several days,  as there are t welve cases on the docket  to come up for hearing.  C. Halifax Hall, engineer of the street  railway company, reports that the cars  will be in operation by the middle of the  month.  The Smelter band gave a pleasant and  successful dance last night in Fraternity  hall. Over a hundred couples were present. The music Avas furnished by an  orchestra of seven pieces selected from  the band.  Last night, shortly after dark, all the  clothes on a line in the rear of T. G. Proctor's offices on Baker street were stolen.  The supposed thieves are known, and  arrests will probably follow.  Edward Todd was arrested yesterday  on the charge of being drunk and disorderly. When arraigned befoie' tlie  magistrate he pleaded guilty and was  given the regulation $5 and, costs. A  friend paid the fine. Chief.-. JaV.vis accompanied Todd to a saloon where lie  said his hat had been.taken and held as  security for a bill of 40 cents.  The saloon  BUSINESS   MENTION.  was located and on the advice of the  chief the hat was returned. The hat was  returned and Edward went his way rejoicing.    The miners employed at the Granite  mine on Eagle creek announced a ball at  the mine for the 8th instant, but owing  to the condition Of: the wagon road between Poorman station and the mine, it  has been decided to. have the ball take  place at Fraternity hall in Nelson on the  same date. All invitations sent stand  good.  Goods at Half Price  We still have some goods left from  the bankrupt stock purchased at  Sj.ndon at a low rate on the dollar,  defy  Wanted���An experienced waitress at  tlie Nelson Cafe.  Lady clerk with three years experience i.s desirous of a position.   Address box OSS.  For Sale���Dairy���Apply P. O. box 190,  Nelson.  For sale���Lot. 50 by 120 feet at southeast corner of Stanley and Mill streets. Improvements:  two cottages, one (i rooms the other S. Apply to A. K.  Lott, on the premise*.  Offices to Let���Two  offices in  Turner-  ].oockli block.   Enquire room 7 in building.  Patenaude  Bros.  ARTISTIC JEWELRY  CHASTE AND BEAUTIFUL  NOTHING BUT THE BEST  AT  PATENAUDE   BROS.  BAKER STREET, NELSON    ''.'���'  Prescriptions  The purity of the drugs and mciliuinCR administered to the patient istlu; most essential element  in the successful treatment, of disease. I'erscrip-  t ions are com pounded by us from ab. nlulely pure  drugs in perfect condition, and (he physician's  skill will not be -nullified by old anil impotent  ' drugs.   Our stock of requisites toi  THE TOILET  THE NURSERY  THE SICK ROOM  Are complete  v ��� Your patronage solicited  NURSES' DIRECTORY  For the convenience of tim-hcs and physicians, we have  established a Nurses' Directory, and in order to have it  complete, request all nurses to send in or call mid leave  tlieir names and addresses.  BC���_E,���_lVL!X_E^_ZSr  DISPENSING CHUM 1ST  Telephone 14ft'        *     J _ 0. Box.2_. "*    *       linker Street  Mail orders promptly attended to.  FINE TAILORING  CLEANING AND REPAIRING*.  and_ consequently   we   can  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' fhinnellette wrappers at $1.25.  Black   Henrietta,   worth  75  cents,  sale  price 50 cents.  Black  Henrietta,  worth   50   cents,  sale  price 35 cents.  Pink flannelette 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 o.ut  of ladies'and children's footwear, '  and will clear these off at cost . . .  Regular Sale  I'rici*.   . Price.  Ladies' Oxford .shoes $1.75* $1.00  Ladies' strap shoes    1.75 1.00  Ladies' kid button shoes. ...   2.00 - 1.25  Ladies' kid button shoes    3.00 2.00'  Children's shoes-/. ...*..,....��� 1-.00 50  The Balance ofour,. ladies'^capes   '  and jackets at less than cost.*  All  other, go.ods in our store at greatly."  . reduced prices:   ....'...,  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  I I 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.  A. Ferland S_ Co.  ELLIOT BLOCK. BAKER STREET, NELSON.  H. Byers & Co.  NELSON KASLO SANDON  WE HAVE  STOVES  i 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  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Christmas is Coming  Have you your Supplies?  Your own   goods   made up;    Old clothes  made good as new.  _A-ZR,__,3_3:T_x:E2,   C3-_S!___  0|��|iosil<; Clarke Hold. MERCHANT TAILOR.  ONE DOLLAR A LOAD  Tho undersigned has a largo quantity of flr, cedar, and  tamarac slabs, in 16-inch ana 4-foot lengths, suitable for,  Btovo wood, which will be sold for 91 a load at tho mill  yard,  NELSON SAW & PLANING MILLS. Limited.  Nelson. Autnist 1ft. h. 1839.  J.0TICE.  The llritish (.'olunihin Southern Railway Cumimiiv  "willnpjily lo the parliament ��f Canada ivt itsnu.\r soisioh  fol- nn act authorizing' the company to complete ill any  time before lh_ end of Ihe year 11(04, its wunlcrii .section  iim dcrii-ribcd in lhc ncl of the said parliament (iflMSl Victoria, chapter 30) nm! it branch line fiom a point on its  main line at or near the forks of Michel creek, thence \,y  way of Michel creek*, ly Morion creek and for other purpose..  Uv order of the board.  if. CAM.PHt.LL OSWALD, HocrcUirv.  Montreal, 17th Novoiulie., 18911.  s and Sensible Sleds For Sale  AINSWORTH   LICENSE   DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby Riven Hint (he undersigned penonK  Have made application, under the provisions of the "Liquor Lirenw Acl," 18'K). for hotel licences at the places set  opposite their respective niiineh,  Andrew Johnson at. Armenia.  Itotmld McLennan at White water.  <;iia_lc*S . t Olson at, AinsWprth.  James Madden at Ainswortli.  "W. 11. Bell ut Ai-KOHln.  Margaret McLclian hi, AiiiKWorth.  A meetinf. of the Board of License Commissioners of  the Ainswortli License District, will be.held, to consider  stich applicalioim. at tlie Court House, at the City of  Kaslo, oil Friday, the .Hftcuiitli day of December, usr^.  at the hour of ei&ht o'clock in Use afternoon.  *WM. It. BULLOCK-W3511STKU,  .Chief License Inspector.  :Nclsol|j R. f"., 1st .December,Item..  NELSON LICENSE DISTRICT.  Notice is hereby sjiven that the undoi-si^ned persons  have made application under the provision*, of tho " Liquor License Act, 1899,'" for nn hotel licences tit the places  set opposite to their names:  t'herhro & Manmirino at ICuskonook.  .Joseph Campbell at Erie.  Charles I}. Archibald at Ymir.  Thomas ,'iynn ut Vmir.  J. W. Mastcrson at Ymir.  .'red Adie at Waneta.  David Clark at Pilot Day.  Hank Noll at Porto Ilico KidiiiK.  K, M. Peters at Ymir.  Uintil Morris nt Ymir.  W. S. Doyle at Hull .Sidjn),'.  Hans Huge at Kuskonook.  Joseph Hoyer nt Ymir.  John M. Allen at Kuskonook.   Joliii-PhilbeW.7 Ymir.   The Hall Mines, Limited, Silver King Mine.  Alex McGregor, Hall Siding.  John Mclntyre, Halls.  Alfred Manson, Nelson.  A meeting of lhc Jiourci of Licence Commissioners of the  Nelson License.District, will be held to consider such  applications tit the Court House at tiie City of Nelson on Friday, the flfteohth day of December, 18911,  at the hour of len o'clock in the forenoon.  WM.* II. BULLO-K-WKBSTKK,  Chief License Inspector.  Nelson,' 11, V., 1st December, ISM*.  Halcyon Water  WE HAVE ,M'_>01XT_D  THORPE &. GO. SOLE BOTTLERS  O. THIS,WATER  Halcyon r{ot Springs Sanitarium Co.  -     W. 6. HUSBAND. Manager. *  s  We have in and opei] all your Xrnas wants?  What we ask is for you,and,your friends to come- in and see us  first. An oversight in this matter means - simply-you. losing many,  dollars.  Headquarters   for   the   famous , Rosemary   Mincemeat- in   25   pound:  pails and  1 pound packages. ~ '  Fresh nuts, raisins, currants, candid peel, figs, fruit, and all the  best that can be procured at rock bottom prices.  The leading home in Groceries,  Crockery,  and Glassware,  Kirkpatrick <8_ Wilson  P. O. BOX K. & W.  BAR Kit STRKKT.  TELEPHONE 10.  MANWACTIJBEKS OB"  BNG1NES, BOHjEKS. SH_vPTIN0, IBON AND  BRASS CASTINGS OF E.V_DRV DESCRIPTION  Repairs uromptly attended to.       P. O. Box 173.  ??  The "Wonder  Knr trimmings just opened. Grebo skins, sable tails  and-heads fer millinery purposes. Lovely lines just arrived. Tea cloths and tray cloths with drawn work and  stamping- work on. Photo frames and mounts. Serving  caids and little thlni-lcs for children. Lessons in embroidery and lace work 50 cents.  Containing 120 acres of land within one and a  quarter miles of Nelson.  For further  j)artlcularupapply to  FRE-P   J.   SQUIRE.    Ne)��on,   B>   O  NOIffipF DJSSBLUtiqN,|H: PABTNERSHJP.  The piirtnership hcrofcofprc existing* under the Arm  mime und style d'C * ifo & May ward is dissol ved by mutual  consent as from the date hereof. Mi-. John T, Fife assumes all liabilities of tho Brmt and all inojues duo the  firm of Fife & Hay ward are to be paid to him forthwith.  Dated nt Nelson, B. O., this 24th day of October, A. J��.  1893. J. T. FI. E, .  Witiieiw; GKO. F. IIAYWARn,  At M. Johnson, Solicitor, Nelson,  A  Pine Sample  A  1  K'  We have opened up our shipment of  Raisins, Gurrants, Peels, Etc.  and they are a very fine sample.  Leave your Xmas order with us for,  new fresh goods at lowest possible prices.  Baker Street,  Nelson.  M. DesBrisay Ss. *Co<  Removal .Notiee  We beg to announce to our many patrons that we liave 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 anticipation  of an increase of this custom iu bhe future, we remain, theirs to  command in all lines of groceries.  ������:  Houston Block, Bilker Street

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