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 ESTABLISHED   1892  WEDNESDAY MORNING,  NOVEMBER  13,   1901  DAILY EDITION  MTflBONE'S PLOT  AFFIRMS   THAT  HE   HAD  i  / AN ACCOMPLICE,  PART OF  THE  SCHEME WAS  TO  BURN THE HOTEL AT JEFFERSONVILLE.  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. November  12.���A thorough investigation, is being  made into cthc details of the alleged at  tempt of Newell C. Rathbone to cle-  fiaud the Metropolitan Insurance Company. Rathbone admits that he proposed to secure the body ot a dead man,  dicss it in his own clothes, place it ir  a Jefferson.ilie, Indiana, hotel and then  burn tho hotel in the belief that th.  body would bo Identified as his own  and thc insurance money paid- Tho po-  ' lice believe that the body of the man  t'cund was that of a murdered, man.  Having, as they believe, established the  identity of the supposed murdered  man, the detectives are now busy developing the case against Rathbone. Ho  lias told several stories, but the one  that he stuck to the longest and which  ho still insists is true, is that he.formejl  the conspiracy in conjunction with a  deserter of the regular army by. the  name of Blanchard. He states that ho  and Blanchard met hero by Agreement  and formed the details of the plot  ' Blanchard agreed to provide 'he corpse  t if Rathbone would set fire to tlio buihl-  ' after the corpse was prepared. "Blanchard brought the body there." laid-Rath  bene. "I hacK nothing to do with the  killing of the man and doubt it he was  killed. The man may have died acei-  ,-, dentally, but I do not know anything  about this. Blanchard. however, acted  too quick in finishing (he game before  tho hotel could be set on fire."    . :'  Rathbone today admitted, according  to the authorities, that the cm an who  accompanied him to,the hotel in Jeffersonville, Indiana, and was found-  dead the-next day, was Charles-Goodman who is said to have ��� come from  Bvansvillo, Indiana. Chief of detectives  Sullivan, and chief Applcgale and coroner Coots , of JeffersonvPle, interviewed Raihbone loday. Rathbone listened as one by one the crmimstances  which the police .regard as proofs- of  his guilt were laid beforo bini by chief  Sullivan. According to the - officers  Rathbone suddenly sprung up and  walking hastily to a window, looked out  for *a. few minutes. Then turning liko  an animal at bay he faced the crowd  in the room and (asked in a shaking  voice:  "Whatis the punishment'for offenses  of this kind in Indiana? Does the death  penalty exist there?"  "Never   mind   about  the  death   penalty Rathbone."  said captain  Sullivan..  "What  wo   are   interested   in   is .the  name of the dead man.'  For, a  moment   Rathbone  looked   at  *=th*^group=6fifaceF"lK!fofe^lfiinn"lrAl'thcr.  s.iid:  "Your are on the right track. Goodman is the name of the  dead man.   1  met him in front of the fcoiii-fj and in  tended to keep him -drunk for several  days and then fix him."  When Questioned further'* Rathbono  denied having given tho c1 <vul v.nti laud  aniim. and said ho would have made us'j  of chloroform. Tic then refused to go  back to Indiana without requisition  papers. ���   Governor Made Prisoner.  COLUMBIA, South Carolina, November 12.���Governor McSweer.c-y had a  unique experience as the result of the  confetti ar.d rubber ball throwing that  marked tho close of Columbia's fair  About five hundred young fellows,  mostly boys, formed In double line in  front of the leading hotel and tb..!  stream of pedestrians were pelted, aim  caned. Finally, a squad of police waa  telephoned for. They charged in and  each policeman grabbed a boy. One was  the son of a prominent citizen. Just  -then governor MeSweeney, hurrying  to .meet an 'important engagement at  the hotel, came up the street. The little prisoner seized and begged to be relieved from the guard house. The. governor offered to deposit the fine. The policeman started off with the boy and  the boy pulled the governor. A great  crowd Fathered and the confetti throwers planned a rescue, but the patrol  wagon came up and the governor and  the boy wero taken to the lock-up  Hundreds followed and surrounded the  station house, where the governor wus  kept for half an hour until tbe captain  of police permuted relatives to put up  a forfeit for the prisoner.  Can Be Seen-Forty Miles.  BALTIMORE, November 12.���Ships  that pass in the night to and from our  waters will, with the coming of the  rew year, be guided by a shaft of light  which proclaims a great evolution in  marine signaling, straight into tho  dome of night a mighty radiance wiil  be thrown that, it is estimated, will be  vis.tlc for thirty or forty miles at sea.  Diamond Shoal Lightship, No. 71,  jyhich is commanded by captain Tawes,  will bo tho lirst to exploit thc new electrical apparatus. Sho ariived Wednesday to have the necessary fittings installed and will commence operations  January 1st.  Commodore Albert Ross,1 who is responsible for the latest device, is the  inspector of tho Fifth Lighthouse District. His improvement on the present  system will be tis enormous as that of  the big electric beacons over the old  oil lamps. Hitherto the clusters of light  at the tops of masts of lightships have  been discernible at thirteen miles' distance. While these will not be abolished, the. main points along the coast  will shoilly be equipped with the new  light, which is a ..3-tnch electric beam,  and, in thc words bf the inventor, "a  regular skyscraper." Fire Island, Sandy  ���Hook and Nantucket Shoals will probably be equipped with the apparatus at  an early date. For three months and  seventeen days Lightship No. 71 has  stood at the Hatteras station. Her  showing for that long vigil over the  safety of those at sea is a dry goods  box of old periodicals sent aboard by  passing steamers. Her captain and crew  are enthusiastic over the. new responsibility she will assume.  with the total of the bond, but just  sufficient to cause tho intending purchasers to withdraw and the property  remains unsold.  A REMARKABLE COINCIDENCE  Is " Rathbone " Rathom ?  A dispatch from.. Louisville, Kentucky, which appeared in The Tribune  yesterday morning concerning the arrest bf a man named Newell C. Rathbone upon a.charge of attempting to  obtain money from insurance companies  under false pretenses, was read with  considerable interest by the' newspeper  men of Nelson. From the dispatch it  appears that Very'little is known of the  pris-oiier. Rathbone, but at the time of  nis an est he was carrying v gold watch  upon which was engraved the name of  "VV. H. Ellis."  The singular coincidence in connection, with the dispatch is that at one  time there was a man named John R.  Rathom employed on the Victoria Colonist, and that at thc same time the  manager of the paper was named W.  H. Ellis. Rathom was oue of the most  inlere:ting personalities connected with  the press of the province ten years ago.  He was a bright newspaper man and  a veritable soldier of fortune. He first  made his appearance in Vivloria about  1SS9, ot the time when newspaper men  were- scarce. _. He was wearing army  clothing at tho tiniP.-.-HTifl-n". there was  a big sham Jiattie taking place at Victoria, Rathom got an assignment. There  is not much in a sham battle for the ordinary newspaper man, but Rathom was  right in his element, and he turned in  five columns of a report containing a  technical review of the fight .whicn had  rever-before been equaled at Victoria.  Rathom in consequence got a steady  job, and in a short time, as the result  of changes ou the staff, ho became city  editor. He^had a faculty for getting into  trouble and was reduced to local work  and virtually let out.  From Victoria he went to Astoria  and became editor of the Daily Astoriau  From Astoria he went over to China  during the trouble with Japan and upon  his return secured work on the San  Francisco press.' He was credited with  being the first newspaper man to get  an interview with Butler, the celebrated  Australian criminal who was arrested  -upon=his=aTrival*=at-*=Saii*=Francisco=foi,i  a number of murders which had been  traced home to him. Wheu the war with  Spain broke out in Cuha Rathom enlisted and served with the United States  troops, but after this he appeared to  drop out cf sight. While in Victoria  he claimed to have had several years'  experience in the Chinese army with  the rank of lieutenant, and he could  make himself fairly well understood  with most of the Chinese in Victoria.  He also claimed to have seen service  with tho ,British troops in the Egyptian campaign of 3SS5, his statement  being that he was one of the volunteers  from Australia.  A Deal That Didn't Develop.  All the mining deals that are knocked  in tha country cannot be charged up  to the greed of the men who work *or  wages ner to the bin dens imposed upon  the mining industry by the well-meaning members of, the legislature who  havo been commissioned to take the  present shift in the molding of the  laws of the province. If the story told  by a prominent mining man be true  there are other factor.", which do knocking quite as effectively as the minor..'  union or tho misguided members of thc  legislature. His story is that a few  weeks ago one of th�� owners-of a silver-lead property made a trip to London for the purpose of disposing of a  developed mine. He had his-- deal all  framed up with, a ...ming promoter  who was to put it before the London  investors. Thc consideration agreed on  was $5,000,000. The vendor and the  midddleman wero to meet at New York  and take passage together for London.  The middleman missed his connection  and the .endor continued his way across  the continent. After his arrival the  vendor found that he would have several days before the promoter could  arrive and he decided to fill in a portion of tho time in revisiting his old  home in Ireland. AVhile the vendor was  in Ireland the promoter fixed things  up with his company ami everything  was in : hspe for the transfer, but just  hern the hitch occurred. The purchasers were willing to pay ?5,000,000 for  the property if it should be found :is  represented, but wheu it came to n.otl-1  Tying the vendor he raised his price I  just ?50,000, a small amount compared |  Novel Marriage Ceremony.  LEROY, New York, November 1:..���  Miss Sarah Hoskins and Rev Eleazer  Hathaway are seventy-three years old  and have known each other since they  were children attending ihe same  school. They were married a few week3  ago. The bride is a member of the  Methodist church .and the bridegroom  is a Universalist paster To satisfy othe  religious scruples of both they had the  ceremony performed at the bride's home  by the Rev. F. F. Pnrkhurst, a Methodist minif-ter, and the Rev. C. Palma-  tier, a Universalist. Tho questions m  the marriage ceremony addressed -to  the bride0were asked by the Methodist  minister, arid those to the bridegroom  by the Universalist.  LITTLE EXPECTED  FROM LABOR COMMISSIONER'S VISIT.  Must Elevate Railroad Tracks.  CHICAGO, November 32.���After a  year's fight, the city council has passed  an- ordinance requiring the Illinois  Central, the Lake Shore & Michigan,  Southern, tho Pittsburg. Fort Wayne &  Chicago, tho Pennsylvania, the Nickel  Plato and the Baltimore & Ohio railroads to elevate their tracks. Tho  measure provides for the elevation of  sixteen miles of- tracks within six years  at an estimated cost of $23,000,000.  Crooked Backer Captured.  CHICAGO, November 12 ���John H  Joyce, president of1 the Sloughton National .���Bank*."of Sloughton, Wisconsin,  has just been arrested here charged  with defaulting f .0,000. His pursuers  have followed him since May, 15th, 18!.9,  their.expenses being paid by ihe bank'-*  depositors, mostly farmers, who allege  that Joyce knew his bank was insolvent  and that he went away leaving many of  them penniless and in some cases  causing them to mortgage their farms'.  DRUNKEN  FISHERMAN  NEARLY  CAUSES SERIOUS ACCIDENT  AT VANCOUVER.  Winnipeg News Items.  WINIPEG, November 12.���-It is officially announced today that. W. F. Luxton has been appointed, inspector of  public institutions and public buildings  at Manitoba. The oifice was abolished  by the Roblin government one year ago  no the ground of economy.  W...Garland, a member of the Manitoba  legislature lor Portage La Prairie, died  yesterday in j-Jizona. . where-- he -had-  gone for his health.  RICH STRIKES IN ARIZONA  Two Important Discoveries.  FORT WORTH, November 12.���Two  great mireral *.. discoveries have been  made in the Rich Hill district, in Arizona, almost simultaneously. The find..  . are only a. few miles apart, and each  has created a sensation. The flrst, a  discovery of large lumps of native silver in th'i Suhuara mine near Wicken-  burg, was followed by the uncovering  of the mother lodge of the ledge of tho  Octave miDe. The silver discovery is  one of the most-remarkable or. record.  Nicholas Miller and Jo. Brennan who  had operated the Suhuara for some time  without hope of striking a bonanza,  _aceide.utallr/=thiiu��t=picks=into=thG--su_-_-  face between two shafts and encountered native silver Digging revealed a  20 foot ledge of the richest, of silver oreo  and experts now declare there are millions of dollars' worth of silver in  sight. Many outfits have equipped and  are locating iu the vicinity of the sensational discovery. What v/ill develop  into oDe-of the richest gold fields on  record, according to the latest reports,  is tho locating of the extension of the  Octave ledge at Rich Hill, where in the  early days $1,000,000 worth of nuggets  were removed from tho'crevices on the  mountairs by mineis merely armed  with butcher knives. They had besn di-  lected into that wild and remote region  by Ii.disns. who for years had found  great nuggets there. Many times the  wealth of tho nuggets is centered in tho  mother lode, which is probably the  source of supply for all the gold lodges  of that region, embracing those of tlm  famous Ccngrc-ss mine, the newly developed but rich Octave lode, and many  minor ledges. The Kliscovery was mads  by Frank Cstarnowski about two months  ago, but not until the other day was  the massive ledge, varying from 200 to  400 feet in width, clearly defined between two walls. He has located 75,-  feet along the lode.  ROSSLAND, November 12.���[Special  to The Tribune.j���Mackenzie King has  gone off for a trip to Spokane. He will  resume his investigation into the strike  situation on his return on Thursday, but  beyond reporting the result of his inquiry to the department at Ottawa, it is  not expected tliat his visit will have any  practical bearing on the matters in dispute.  Archie Mackenzie, the popular C. P.  R. man has teen elected president of the  St. Andrew's society and extensive preparations are being made for a grand ball  by the Scotchmen of Rossland on St.  Andrew's eve,-November 29th  The eyamina'tion of tlie union officers  in the Lo Roi damage suit was in progress all. day. Acting under the advice  of counsel, much of the information  asked has been lefused and the right to  obtain it will probably be argued before  the court later on.  F. C. Acland of thc Tronto Globe has  crmo out west and is expected here  shortly.         Vancouver Local News  VANCOUVER. November 12.���[Special to The Tribune.]���A .dispatch from  Nanaimo says the drunken freak of one  man last night endangered the lives of  at least 500 miners who were at work  in Number One mine. A fisherman, who  was wandering*- homeward after a debauch, shut off the steam in the engine  which drives the big fan supplying air  to all parts of the mine. Fortunately  the -fact was discovered a few minutes  later by the engineer; otherwise the men  below would have been suffocated in a  short time. The fisherman has been arrested and his case will come up tomor  'row. ---���-;"   '��� ~"  ���  .The steamer City of Topeka has arrived from the north having collided with  an iceberg near where the Islander went  down. She stove a big hole in her bow  and was otherwise badly injured. Her  passengers were transferred to other  steamers and she returned to Seattle at  half speed.   Greenwood Local News.  GREENWOOD, November 12.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The Nelson arrivals: E. Ferguson, George C. Tunstall,  W. J. Wilson, and I_. H  Mclntyre.  The ore bins at the Sunset mine aro  about completed, and a commencement  bas been made "to., erect "a. new bunkhouse.  W. H. Thomas, consulting engineer  of the British Columbia Copper Company, arrived from New York today.  T. A. Smith, a merchant has gone to  Spokane to secure the services of a  specialist!  tho most beautiful princesses of Europe.  Sho and the grand duke wero estranged  durir.g tho first year of their married  life. She left him and went to stay with  her elder sister, tho crown princess of  Roumania. Queen Victoria invited her  and her husband to visit England and  managed to restore a semblance of peace,  but that soon disappeared. The grand  duke is reported to be a man of sullen,  querulous temper, while the duchess Is  high spii ited.            .  Jamaica Suffers  From Bad Weather.  KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 12.���  The northern and eastern portions of  the island aro cut off from Kingston by  heavy weather. Rivers have overflowed  their bar ks and are doing considerable  damage to the-railroad line to Port Antonio and the north side tewns. The  extent of the damage is not known.'  owing to the interruption of telegraph  communication. No loss of life is reported. The~ American mails which arrived" by. the steamer Admiral Dewey  remain at Port Antonio. ' ���."���*.���  in alleged that the Barnott evidence was  laid before the grand jury that found the  indictment against Molineaux, and that  as this evidence has been declared Illegal  "Bamett" evidence in the case will be  dictment. Since tho decision by the  court of appeals Molineaux has been in  the Tombs prison.  Opposed to��� American Competition.  VIENNA, November 32.���At a mass  meeting of Austrian shoemakers held  last night at the People's Hall, the  burgomaster. Dr. Lueger, spoke against  the establishment of American shoe  shops in Vienna. Several delegates, after referring to the distress that exists  among shoemakers, declared themselves  vigorously against American competition. A resolution in accordance with  thc views of speakers was adopted. After the meeting most of those who attended proceeded to the reichsrath, but  wero scattered by the yoilce.  It is stated a four-drill compressor  has been purchased at Rossland for the  Ruby mine rear Boundary Falls.  Rcr ring Salisbury's FpeecK  LONDON, November 12.���Referring to  lord Salisbury's speech last Saturday  night at the Guild Hall, Truth says:  "The careless composition of the speech  of,the premier, which contained some  singularly cbscure sentences, has revived the talk of his impending retire  ment and given cause for believing at  least that he no longer takes au earnest  interest in political life.  Arrests of Filipinos.  CATBALOGNA, Island of Samar, November 12.���Dias, the president of Tac-  loban, island of Leyt, who has been  proved to be an agent of the Filipino  Junta at. Hong Kong, has been arrested.  Many incriminating papers implicating  numerous*i officials were secured at the  time of his arrest. The gunboat .Loyto  has discovered a signal station working  on the island of Lcyte and communicating with insurgents on the island of  Samar by the flash Ight system. The men  confessed that many recruits have been  sent from Lcyte to Samar.  Prospectors Have Rough Trip  VICTORIA, November 12. ��� George  Alcock, John Hatch and Alex Hatch of  Vancouver, a trio of prospectors, who  left here on Tuesday last to go up the  west coast in a sealing boat, returned  tonight famished, tired out and drenched  from head to foot after having narrowly  escaped death when their boat was  wrecked about -10 miles up the island  coast during the heavy storm of Thursday last. Waves rose to a height of  fifteen feet, and when the unfortunate  prospectors attempted- to land, their boat  dred and three hundred yards to th_  breakers and they fought their way to  shore, swimming for between two hundred and three hundred yards t othe  rocks. They walked over sixty miles  along the telegraph trail to Victoria, arriving tonight.  Arrested for Fraud.  PARIS, November 12.���Next Saturday  has been fixed for hearing of the charge  against the American woman, giving her  name as Falconer and describing herself as the wife of a wealthy Florida  planter, who was arrested Saturday last  at Cherbourg as the American liner St.  Paul was about to sail, owing to her attempt to leave France with baggage  which had been legally attached in an  action brought by a well known Paris  dressmaker to recover for dresses purchased by her. The amount of the claim  is 1700 francs. Mrs. Falconer is liable  to a long term of imprisonment, but the  dressmaker continues indisposed to  press the case against her.  Incompatibility of Temper.  BERLIN, November 12.��� Thero appears to be foundation for the renewed  report that the divorce of the grand  duke and duchess of Hesse is impending.  Incompatibility of temper, long existing,  appears to have reached the point where  a separation is inevitable. They are  both grandchildren of tho late queen  Victoria, who with tho czar and an extraordinary assemblage cf other sovereigns were present at the wedding, whic i  took place at Coburg, April 19th, 1834.  The grand duchess is regarded as one of  Anarchists Dispersed.  LONDON, November 12.���An anarchist  meeting "to commemorate the legal  murder of the Chicago anarchists,*'  which had been called for tonight, was  prohibited by the police, who were stationed at the various entrances to the  hall in Clerkenwall, London, and sent  away hundreds that came to attend the  proceedings; . ..  Fatal Powder Explosion.  BLOOMFIELD,. West Virginia, November 12.���Thomas Sikes ,Sam Davis,  and William Woodson met-a-terrible  death in the coal fields near-here today. The-men were engaged in opening  a keg of powder when a spark from a  miner's lamp .worn by one of them  .fell to the powder, rind the men were  blown- to atoms. The explosion "was felt  for m::les. -���,-*��� .,--Js:  WATCHED WITH INTEREST  Irish Delegates in America.  DUBLIN, November 12.���rlhc progress  of John Redmond's mission in tho United  States is watched hero with keen interest, while the English politicians  are fc Bowing it with keen tinxiely. The  anti-Irish press ir. Great Britain fre-.ly  predict", that Redmond and his associates will meet with little encouragement because of the strength of.the  Angle-American sympathies. T. W.  Russell, M.P., a member of lord Salisbury's previous government and the  most effective of all the Irish opponents of Gladstone's home rule, has written a book on. Ireland confet-sing: "I  =havc^Ghai=ged*=-my-==standpointfr=Havlpjc  read Irish history over again, I see  things in a wholly different light. I  understand men like Dillon, Redmond,  and O'Brien for tho first lime. I do no:  agree with all their aims and aspirations', but I can feel something of  what they feel."  Irish secretary Wyndham. alaimedat  the growth or the United Irish League  throughout Ireland, Is resorting to desperate measures to terrorize ihe people  and prevent them form supporting it.  At a meeting at Kilomine this week, to  which ho objection was intimated by  the authorities, a largo force of constabulary rushed on tho platform an 1  the polico officers arbitarrily proposed  to pievent ono member of parliament  from speaking, while according permission to do so to William Redmond.  This distinction being spurned, thepolce,  withe ut warning and at a signal from  an officer, set upon thc- peaceful crowd,  clubbing them right and left, old men.  women and, children being pursued and  beaten mercilessly. William Redmond  says that in all his experience of pollcs  brutality in Ireland, he never say anything so unprovoked and cowardly.  Mr. Wyndham refuses to look into th*.  matter, grant redress or explain.  Found Guilty of Murder.  SKOWHEGAN, Maine, November * 32.  ���A jury this afternoon found Alexander  Thereault, a woodsman, guilty of murder in the first degree in causing the  death of Mathias Pare, a young Canadian  logger. The penalty is life imprisonment.  Fare's body was found beside, a trail in  the woods after the snows, under which  it had been buried, melted. Thereault  was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He had always been a steady,  hard working, woodsman. He lived iu  tho woods with his family.  Hill Will Prosecute Molineaux,  NEW YORK, November 12.���David  Bennett Hill will appear or. behalf of t.he  district attorney on Thursday morning  before judge Newburger in department  1 of tho general sessions when the argument over the motion to quash the  indictment against Roland B. Molineaux  takes placo. Ex-governor Black will appear for Molineaux. The recent decision  of tho court of appeals ruling out tho  "Barnett" evidence in tho case will be  tho basis of tho motion to bo argued.   It  Boer Casualities During November.  LONDON, November 12.���Lord Kitch-  '       <?  ener, in a dispatch from Pretoria dated  Monday, November llth, presents his  weekly report and incidentally locates  general Dewet in the northeastern part  of the Orange River Colony. Ke says  the Boers have recently been collecting  under his leadership and that the British are now moving to disperse them.  Lord Kitchener gives the Boer casualties since November 4th as 03 killed.  105 wounded, 104 captured and 45 surrendered.  Three More Convicts Captured.  KANSAS CITY, November 12���Three  convicts who. escaped from Fort Leavenworth prison last week were captured  by the prison guards at" Cottonwood,  Kansas, today.   THE DOMINION OF CANADA  Happenings in Brief,  KINGSTON, Ontario. November 12. ~  The postmaster general lias given a decision that lawyers' typewritten briefs  must pay letter postage.  HALIFAX, November 12.���The Furness liner Evangeline arrived this moro-  injg from London bringing about 50  marines for Esquimalt.  ST. JOHN, New Brunswick, November 12.���Tho common council of this  city has decided to accept the offer of  ?50,000. from Andrew Carnegie for a  public library.  MONTREAL. November 12. ��� Fire  this afternoon did ��20,000 damage tothe factory and "the stock of the Dominion Tobacco Company. The' loss is  fully covered  by iusurance.  SYDNEY, Cape Breton November 12.  ���H. F. MacDougall. ex-M.P.P., was to-  'day awarded $10,000 damages in his  action fgainst the Dominion. Iron &  Steel Company for breach of contract  TORONTO, Novemlwr 12. ��� Alfred  -Walsh has been placed under arrest In  connection with the mysterious disappearance of gold from the custom house  He is charged with having lc-ceived the  g-eater part of the gold alleged to. have  -been stolen by Joseph Larkin, who is  also under a j rest.  ...MONTREAL. November 12. ��� The  semi-annual report of tho Bank of  Montreal, issued today, inclic-ates business scill flourishing. Profits for the  half year were $7'il.000, compared with  $(582,000 during same period last year  Note circulation was increased half a  million.  PETERBORO, Ontario. November 12.  ���The bedy cf an unknown man was  found in a well on the farm of Charles  Long of Ovanabee township. IL had evidently been in the well a month. It is  ���thought1, to' be .that*-'-of an old man  r.fmed Hopper, who worked around the  neighboihood and has.been missing for  some time. '.-*���..  QUEBEC, November 32���At the annual meeting of the Great Northern railway held here today Joseph McKuight  and W. Bull of New. York, H. H. Melville  ancLJohn .Joyce of^.Bogton,_H._E.,Mitch^  oll of Philadelphia, ana Hon. P. Garn-  eau, V. Chateauver, John T. Ross, Hon.  J. Tossier, J. G. Scott and Hon. S. N.  Parent of Quebec were elected as directors. The road was stated to be doing  a good business, having loaded up to  October 31st 1.70 steamships at this port.  TORONTO, November 12.���J. C.  Fraser of Port Eiizabeth, Cape Colony,  South Africa, who has been many years  in that country is here on his first visit  to Canada. He urges Canadians to advertise themselves and their resources  by having a direct line of steamships  between the Dominion and South Africa. Goods for South Africa nov*- go  via New York and consequently are  not known as Canadian goods whon  they reach that country  STflBM BISASTEBS  GALES RAGE ALONG ENGLISH COAST.  MANY   MARINE   DISASTERS  REPORTED AND GREAT DAM- -  AGE BY FLOODS.  LONDON, November 12. ��� Violent  winds, rain and snow storms are reported from all the coasts of the United  Kingdom. A fierce gale is blowing In the  channel and mountainous seas are running. No less than half a dozen small  vessels in'sight of Dover arc flying signals of distress and the life boats arq  vainly trying to go to their rescue,  A rocket apparatus has been sent to  the south foreland, where an admiralty,  vessel is on tho rocks with the crew,  clinging to her rigging. Seveial vessels have been dismasted and tugs are)  rescuing craft whicli were driven  ashore. At olher channel ports thero  have been similar exciting scenes.  Ships everywhere are innniug fop  shelter.  The steamer Cato Cato collided with the'  British  ship Loch   Vennacher,   captain  Bennet, at the mouth of the Thames.,  Tho latter foundered, but the crew were  J  saved.   Mild weather prevails over the-*  lake district.  ,The first snow is falling  on the Westmoreland Chills.    The' seas  are so high" off the Tyne that shipping  has been stopped.   Even river trainees ^  partially   suspended   and   hundreds   ot ."  men are idle.   There have been' a number of wrecks on the Sunderland shore.  Tho armored cruiser Monmouth wa3  to have been launched on the Clyde today, but the storm obliged a'postponement of the ceremony. This is the first  time in history that the launching of '  a warship has been postnoned on tho  Clyde. f  Thero   have   been   serious  floods  In  Yorkshire and in Ireland great damage  lias been done by floods.    Several fatal  accidents.have been reported. _In soma,  .parts of the country the rain has con- "  tinued for SC hours.    The gale is still   '  raging'unabated tonight along the coast.  Reports continually arrive of shipping  casualities. ' Altogether   nine   peraons  were drowned in these disasters.    Five  vessels have heen wrecked in Kingstown  harbor, which is strewn with wreckage.  Tho mail boat Nord, which started from  Dover for Calais at half past eleven last  night, ran down the lightship off Dover  pier.    The crew of the lightship wero   _  drowned.  1:15 a. m.���It is reported in Dover  that 16 persons went down with the  lightship The Nord bas gone ashore  at the foreland but her passengers are  said to be safe.  / _���  Disastrous Fire in Cleveland.  CLEVELAND, Ohio, November 12.���  Fire broke out late this afternoon in the  largo sfx-story brick store and ofiice  building at 4S Euclid avenue, and fanned  by a strong gale the flames and smoke  quickly enveloped the entire structure.  Notwithstanding the deluge of water  thrown upon the building by a score of  engines, the flames spread rapidly and  it soon became evident that the entire  building would be destroyed. Some  eight or ten persons who jumped from  windows have been taken from the scene  in ambulances. Several of these clung  to window sills until they were scorched  by the flames and then dropped into the  nets held by the firemen. Whether any  met death within the building is as yet  unknown.  Notified the Sultan.  PARIS, November 32.���President Loubet presided at the cabinet council today. Tho foreign minister. M Delcasse,  announced that he had notified the  porte that diplomatic relations between Franco and Turkey bad been resumed and that admiral Caillar.l's  squadron had left the island of Mitylene,  Berlin Matters of State.  BERLIN, November 12.���The financial  counsel has approved tho bill appropriating the proposed new tariff with the  exception of slight modifications. The  bill is identical with the one originally  published.  Count Wolff Von Mettoi'nich will succeed count Von Hatafeldt-Wildenburg.  t; Honoring a Diplomat  BERLIN* November 12.���Emperor"  William has acceded to the oft-repeated  request of count Paul Von Hatzfeldt"  _Wiid.enb.urg. the_Gorman ambassador to  Great Britain, tbat he be allowed to  retire frcm the diplomatic service on  the.grounds of ill-health Emperor William in au autograph letter expresseil  his deep regret for the necessity of tho  ambassador's retirement "I feel impelled," says the emperor, "to express  my imperial thanks for the services  which during the 44 years ot your official life you have rendered to my predecessors on tho throne to mAself nnd  lo the whole fatherland" Accompanying the letter emperor AVilliam sent  the insignia of tho orde- of merit ot  the Piusslon crown, bet-towed on tho  retiring ambassador as "a token of my,  good will."  Pope's Health Excellent.  ROME, Italy, November 12.���"You  may tell your readers that Leo Xicr. is  in excellent health," said Prof. Lap-  poni, the pope's physician to a Rome,  correspondent yesterday. "1 am confident ho will outlive many of those who  aro now so confidently prophesying  that his end is approaching"  Tho pope hay just conferred a coveted  honor on archbishop Chapelle, the apostolic delegate to the Philippine islands,  whom he has appointed bishop assistant to the papal throne In the course  of his rtay in Rome, extei.ding over several months. Mgr. Chapelle has cieated  a favoiable impression in the highest  Vatican circles, whero ho is now a greac  favorite with cardinals Seraflno, Van-  nuolli and Rampolla. both of whom aro  mentioned for the papacy and are his  special friends. Before lea\ing Rome  Mgr. Chapelle will have a farewell audience with tho pope.  ,% ��  ". -*_:'!  -*1  -a!  i'"  Kicked Into Court.  LYONS, New York ,N ovember 12.���  In the supreme court Chailcs Kaupp of  Newark, is going to test the right of  a brass band to give conrcits in tho  public s-treets without pcrm'ssion from  tho village corporation, and their responsibility for any damages which may  arise from such performances. Mr.  Kaupp was walking along the strpet  cne evening last summei when a horse,  scared by the music of ihe Newark  band, ran away, knocking Mr. Kaupp,  down and kicking him. Ho was seriously injured and brought a suit again.tf  the band for ��10,000. TIIE NELS��^:'TRIBUNE,  WEDNSDAY MORNING,  NOVEMBER  13, 1901  ���i-i  i *>* j_ *���  13-  $ <'  !'><l  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���^ ^���'**'S>'^>-'>>'a"��i-a>,-a!<*,lV'^ *AV   ^'_f'^^S-a'lS-1!IL'&,Sli'__,'__],'fSi-.  ���43 S^^^^^^^vS****** w ??&&^-&&-$r*^-*r-^-9r-^s?.  zf:tr   'va  FS BAY  JSCOUl'OIiA'rKD  11)70  c oivr jp_A_isr"y  DEPARTMENTS  WHOLESALE RETAIL  The following goods are now in stock, or  will arrive in tne course of a;few;days:  Two carloads of Ontario Canned1 Goods.  One carload assorted groceries from the East.  One carload assorted jG-roceries from the West.,  A direct shipment jfrom England of-jPeek,  Freen & Go's Fancy Biscuits, of Pascal's Sweets,  and of Eowntree's Confections.  Sew Evaporated Fruits direct from'California.  One carload of Canadian Whiskies.  One carload of Imported Liquors from Victoria.  A direct shipment of the Celebrated Kilmarnock Whiskey straight from Glascow.  A direct shipment of Sherry and Claret  from France.  A direct shipment, of Port Wine direct  from Spain.  One Carload of the Celebrated Hudson's Bay  Flour.  Half a carload of choice fall-made Creamery  Butter.  One carload of Timothy Hajr.  One carload of Upland Prairie Hay.  Three carloads of Ashcroft Potatoes.  ���  One carload of Oats. * ,  "Ask fnr^Price List. '      "'" "   ,  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  WALL  PAPER  Perhaps It's a bedroom you're going to  have papered, the  hall or parlor. It  really makes no difference which it is,  we have paper to suit all rooms. Papers  were never so pretty as they are this  season. Just now Ave -are opening our  new fall stock and having a clearance  sale of the short lots left over from the  sumc.er's business, all good papers, too,  and many of them are in quantity sufficient for any room. Ceilings and borders to match in most cases.  t^fr-m:0**0*'0i'>0*s0*ri^*00:0*"0*-'^'i00'00' 00-00'00'^ m ^r*����ss^^ff^ss^-sssp.^.s?. tr��5? ^^ ^?^^/s  m  IRVINE  in-  THOMSON STATMEBT CO. Ltd  NBLSON, B.C.  Mtie M��iktxm&  ���J*******  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  ��� ���**�� (  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  '*."'"���'   '"   "   :":   "���"��������� ���"���''  "   '  "'"  :-���>*''**'  -* notice to'subscribers   .*'*'  *��� by '-' carrier;; -   ���      +  * - ������-���-.'.������.��� \ _ ���>|.  -.'���f- On Saturday next, subscribers-*;  *i* whose Tribunes are! delivered "by ���$���  *h carrier will be expected to pay   -h  * the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the *  ���J*   subscription price for'the current   -h  * 'week. " -J*  m - :   /f\ ��� ��� ���  m SPECIAL SALE FOR THIS WEEK ONLY OF  LADIES' AND  CHILDREN'S FURS.  m  ii\ ^"e F*11 offer our complete stock of Purs at/prices never before equalled in this city.  ���JJ Ladies' Fur Cap^s, Collars, Muffs, Bpa,s, Fur Lined Capes, Fur Buffs, Persian Lamb Jackets,  'j\   Grey Lamb Jackets,iEleptrjc Seal and Mink^Goats.  ./jl No. 1 South Seal Jackets in 24 and .26 inch lengths, extra quality.   As these coats have  )jri been carefully selectedrfrom ,the,large firm pf J. Arthur Paquet of Quebec, the largest and one  ;:i of the most reliable jfirw^ -of,jfiir m^ufketoers in panada, we can safely recommend each and  .?.    every garment sold by us.,;  (|V.       Children's Grey Lamb Collars, Caps, Muffs, Boas, and Coats.  :/jjV: ���'    - Now is the time to^make selections for suitableXmas presents, during this special sale of furs.  ���ft  ���*���  ft  "ft"  m  \  9\  'tefeeee******** ito *&4&$*&&*&*.?j*  WJQLESALE directory;  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES; -  ~^~~F~~TEETzSC~&^CO.���CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine streets. Nelson,  ���wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.      '  ELECTRICAL.  SUPPLIES.  ~��oOTE^IF~BLi^ &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.          FRESH AND SA.LT;_ MEATS.  CO.-BAKER  P.   BURNS   &    .  Nelson,   wholesale   dealers   in  cured meats.'Cold storage.  STREET,'  fresh   and  GROCERIES.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, L1M-  ited.���Vernon ��� street, ' Nelson, wholesale;  grocers. ������; .;  .y  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each mouth. Sojourning' brethren  Invited. i  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. , George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7,* K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings first and third Thurs-,'  days of each month. Visiting-Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.i  Rose, R. K.; A..W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.   TRADES' AND LABOR' UNIONS.  _vUiN'.__.Ub UNION, NO. Sb, W. F. Of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every.  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, - president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muck-,  ers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  ���JOHJ^CHO__-5lTCH==&==CO^FRONlSl:  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers. ;  A MACDONALD & CO.���CORNER OF,  Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,,-  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and mln-;  ers' sundries. y *  J Y GRIFFIN & CO.���FRONT STREET,'  Ne'lso'n, wholesale dealers in provisions,  cured meats, butter and eggs. _^  LIQUORS AND DRY  GOODS.  ~llMJR?n_Rr~B^  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in.liquors, cigars and dry.  goods Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Com-  pany of Calgary.   BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS.  A.  C.  EWART.���ARCHITECT,  ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  CHOP HOUSE.  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE, JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties supplied on shortest notice.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  International Journeymen" Barbers' Union'  of ^America,, meets^first and. third Mondays  of^each-monthwin���Miners'-UhionrHaU~a-=  8:30: sharp. Visiting* members invited. -R.>  McMahon,. president; J. H. Matheson, see-:  retary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner.-recording'  secretary *- ���   ��� -    [  LAUNDRY      WORKERS'       UNION.���  Mefets  at  Miners' ' Union' Hall on fourth'  ."Monday in'every month at "7:30 o'clock p.'  m. tB. Pape, president;-A. W. McFee, see-,  retary. ....'!  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-i  nesday evening of each week'at 7 "o'clock,,  in Miners' Union Hall. C. . J. Clayton.'  president; 'Alex. :B;; Murray, secretary.   -  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union" Hall. at 7:30 sharp. - Walter * R.'  Kee. president; Henry Bennett,. secretary.;  COOKS AND WAITERS* UNION NO. 141,'  W. L. U., moots nt Minors1 Union Hull on second and last Tuesdays in overy month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. Jl. Sloan, president: J. P. For-  ro.stoll, Hoerotary II. M. Fortlcr; flnancirl soo-  t-olnry.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in the Elliot-Block, at 8  o'clock. J. . D. ��� Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161. '  CLASSIFIED ADS.  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward: street  FURNITURE.  D. J ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone -No; 292, night ,'phoner No. 207. Next  new postoffice building, Vernon street,  Nelson. ���  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  FREE MILLING GOLD PROPERTIES.  We are anxious to secure a few free, milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. . C, Room 4,  IC W. C. Block.   GOLD, COPPER, SILVER, LEAD  mines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, B. C, Room 4. K. W. C. Block.  NOTICES OF MEETITOS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  ~~^Z��f��Tn^  123 G It. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Wins. G. Mills, Z;  Jflios. J. Sims, B, 1*  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES  OF ALL KINDS  for sale, or re it at the Old Curiosity.-Shop;  : FOR SALE! ;       ~1  I<'OR   SAL1S-350   HENS   AND    PULLKTS;  ......       __         _i-o -Ilun  Ranch, JTnirvicw, or address  also   place   to  rent.   Knquii-o  Iluny's   Poultry-  -   - -    ��� Mross P.O. iiox K03, NelsonJ  KOR   SALK-DINir>\G  ROOM  OUTFIT  AT  Imperial Hotel, N elsoii. -    , \  HELP WANTED.  WANTED - COOK, DISHWASHER. SEC-  ond uook, lamulress. Nelson J_in])Ioyuicnt  Agency.   Phone 278.  AVANT ED-LA D Y COM P ANION OII DO ARD-  cr, for win tor months; comfortable home. Ad-  (Ircss Box 7!), Nelson.    SITUATIONS WANTED.  "WANTED-THI^^  rooms. Will ko out to'do housework by the  hour or cloy. Orders left at The Tribune oflico,  addressed to Mrs. Curry, will have prompt  attention.   ���  ~~f LOST.  "To^T^TttUNDLE HULL TERRIER PUP  answering to imiiio of "Buller." Howard for return to P. Vi. Wilson, Victoria street.  PIANO TUNING.  L. S. OTIS, NEI-SON'S PIANO TUNER, HAS  roturuod from 1) is vacation trip jmd js a^ain  ready tor business. * ,  There has been no stauncher and no  truer adherent .of the Liberal party in  British Columbia than senator William  Templeman of Victoria, lie stood up  for" the paity when, the party had few  adherents in Victoria, and none anywhere else in the province. He repeat-;  edly bore the .brunt, of election contests  in Victoria, when he knew he was up  again*., the worst of it. He did this at  great personal sacrifice of both 'time  and money, aud the'average-working  newspapc-rman has little of either to  spare. The party is new in power. Senator Templeman __ is looked on as tho  party's chief in this province. Tlte. senator is ci.vied by men'v. ho arc Liberals  now that' the tattle has been fought and  won, and they are. doing their best to  discredit and take to" themselves the  fiuits of "his years -of labor and .sacrifice. There lis a little coterie of .lawyers  at the Coast, with agents scatten; I  throughout the province, 'lhat is plan-  ring to oust Tenipleman frcm the le.id-;  ership of the party. The raDk and'fil-.:  should etaud behind'Templeman as one  man; and thow these self Keekers that  tho one man in this province that has  beet- true-to the Liberal party without  sacrificing either his political principles  or besnirohiiig his personal honesty is  entitled to tho honors he has fairly  earned.  Tho Tribune is not posted as to the  nativity of Donald A. Smith, now loi'd  Strathcona and Mount Royal. He may.-.  be a Canadian by birth: anc! he may  have beeu born in Scotland. If he"has  been named as the successor of ,tho  piesent governor-general, why should  he not accept tho offlee'.' Why should *h*i  decline- it because of his lining a Canadian rlf Canadians are good enough" to  fight for the preservalion of-the em-,  pire in South Africa, they -are: good  eriough^to-^be^instaHeil-^at-nid.eau^H.iiiil^  in the suburbs of .Ottawa. Z. Canadian.!-,  should; not 'take.a back scat from:sons  of other portions of-the empire. If'to  be- governor-geueral of Camilla .is Apolitical honor, then Canadians.who havo  distinguished themselves are worthy of  the -honor. If thc office is merely owi  of the' political stopping-places _fbr  titled .old-countrymen, tho sooner .tli*  office is ;abolished the .hotter it will "on  for that'imperial "fad "���-Imperial Federation.  to  to  to  ,�� 36 Baker Street, Nelson.  l^-!*S;* 'Sn-'i'SSi '2^ '��^ '.���� ,JS��''________" ________['_W_\*^^'*'fl^'<Sr' '*^'**?' '0!?'' ijf*    vAV   ��� ^^* 3^* ^?^*,3i>*_T^ '.'5^* ^^" >^��>^��'^���'<Ki'<*��-'  "^���(*^'''^k ���f>^-��>��k��^.,;.^.'.*^k'j^-^-fc. %"^���>*..''^���**��>.������������������^..������^k���>^*'   if!/, ��� 00��� ___0x^:0>0-00��� 000'700'^*'S*1 ��� 00*0*0fjS-*,  to  to  to  ^������*Sf^t>~.'  -<_w_^*i__?    mt.^r__\  00* 00' 00'^  Of fytw'vJiWS?^. rm^j  <tdd7: lUfiix^&ptexe-?:-. Zffi/?-*  WANTED.  richest mines iii the Rockies vre located  within its 'boundaries. - Her mines aro  worked by white men, who make their,  homes in.Utah. They aro'probably not  paid as high wages as are paid in,British Columbia,' but when- the cost of liv-.  ing ��� is .taken iuto coi'sideration^ tho  Utah mine-worker will have more at the  end of a year Uian the mine-worker in  this pre vince. ".Utah companies with a  share capital of J.0C.0K' 0C0 have paid  ?3,512,475, or an average of 6.3 per cent,  cr exactly tho" same as Montana has  paid. Yet four companies, namely, .the  Daly-West, thc Si her .King, the  Quiney, and tho Utah CorTslidated,  with a Fhare capital of ?Hi.500,000 paid  $2,330,000 of the amount disbursed as  dividends, or 22 per' cent, which is  reckoied as about ihe light thing! foi-  a dividend from a good mine. But it is  the average paid that investors  want to know about; and the average3  in British" Cilninbia is only about 1 per  cent less than that of1 the average of  such well-known mining .tates as Colorado and rtah. '  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  NOTICE TO DELINQUENT-OO-OWf EEi  To John J. MoAudrews or to any pert'em  or persons to whom he may have transferred^ his interest,in the Black .Diamond  mineral claim,"situate on the jiorth side  of  Bear  creek,  about  three  miles -from  ^the-tow.n_orYmlrfaIylng_5outh_of-'ana_ad-__  ���; joining, the Bvehriig,.Star.. mineral. claimi"  .Nelson'mining division" Of West -Kootenay,  district, ;*.and\*recoraed"-.in:. the. recorder's  office for the Nelson mining division. ��� 5  You and each of you are.hereby ..notified  that. I   have -expended .two";-hundred  and  twelve    dollars .and     twenty-five., cents  ($212.25) 'In -labor and- improvements  upon  the above mentioned-mineral claim, in order  to"hold said mineral* claim under''the'pro-!  visions.iof; the Mineral! Act; and .-.-if within  BY-LAW NO. 101.  A by-law in regard to purchasing certain, rower from the West Kootenay,  Power ��- Light Company.  The Municipal Council of the Corporation1 bf the City of Nelson in council  assembled enacts as follows:  1. Subject to the torms, conditions  and provisions hereinafter contained it  is agreed that tho'corporation ����hall take  and the company .'shall supply electric  power at the sub-station of the company  in the City of Nelson for the power and  lighting purposes of the corporation.  2. The quantity of power to be taken  by the corporation from the company  will not be less than 100 horse-power,'  such horse-power to- be delivered at a  pressure of 2200 volts.  3. The company will supply all the  regulating apparatus in their sub-station.  for> regulating the power necessary for<  properly operating incandescent lights.  4. ;The company shall supply powe!>  from 100 horse-power to 150 horse-power  if required *-by the corporation at the  samo rate ac hereinafter agreed xipon.'  without 'fuither notice,' the excess .of  power ovei 100 horse-power to be charged for, according to the horse-power used.  "In case-of <the corporation requiring fur-'  ther power the company will agre? to  .supply the.same upon thiity dais notice  upon .ther.following basis:-, In.case 150,  ���to, 200* horse-power-is .required! by, the  "corporation th e i. com pany will agree, to  The Fernie Free Press .says Fort  Steele would not be the chief town of  !a riding made up or that portion of  SoutheastiKontonay-.lying east.of KootT  orayrtver, which1 is a point which only  concerns the people or the proposed riding. It would bo. difficult to .form a'rid-  ing out of.any;portion*-of .Kootenay-or  Yale in which there would not be r!v.  airy /between towns. Rut this rivalry  should not stand in the way of Hecuring  for Kbctenayand Yale fair represent.!--  tion in the legislative ns'sembly, apportioned to ridings * fairly constituted!  The first aim of .the: .newvpaper'j -of  Kootenay and Yale should be to get  fair -representation.'. If. there is auy  squabbling to be done between rival  towns, let it.be done after a redistribution measure has been pasfled; 'Before  the common enemy���rotten and pockiu  boroughs and thoir ; members���let' a  united front be presented.  ninety days from the date of this, notice  yousrall or refuse to contribute your' por-|  , tion of. all such expenditures together ..with  aH'costs', of advertising,' your' interests "iri  the'-sald- claims will- become the 'property  ; of--the- subscriber under ;se'ctIon 4 of an, act  entitled,. "An Act-.to, Amend-.the. Mineral  Act,;i900.' JOHN. DEAN,  j  ���Dated-at Nelson this Uth'day of-Septem-;  ber; 1901; ' ' *  CORPORATION OF THECITY OF NELSON  Yesterday The Tribune showed by  figures that the dividend-paying precr  icus metal mines of Colorado have only  paid 6.3 per cent on their share capital  this year, as compared with 5 per'.-ieiit  paid by the dividend-paying; precious  metal mines of British Columbia.' Tor  day another comparison is made. This  time the dividend -paying precious metal  mine?, of Utah are taken for comparison. Utah has teen a mining country  for over twent}- years, and some of ttw  PUBLIC NOTIOE.  Public notice in hereby given that tho voto of  the olcotoraof tho 'Municipality' of tho City of  Nelson will bo taken on. by-lnw. No. 10I���UA.bylaw in regard to purchasing certain power front  tho WdHt.-Kootcnny Power & Light Company,'^bn  Tuesday, tho Kith day of November, inKtanl:;.be-  tween thc hours of 8 o'clock a. m. and 4'o'clock  p.m.  For thc Kast Ward, at tho City Pol'co Court on  .ToBOphino Street, and for the West Ward .at tho  oflico of Ward Brothers,-on tho- north'side of  Bakor Street, between' Stanley, and. Kootonay,  Streets, in the City of Nbl-'ori.   ' "Any'inalo or femalb being, of .tho.;full..ag(?..of  twontyrone years who. is tho assessed owner .of  land or of real estate property withiirthd inunic-  ; ipalit'yjshallihdve a voto cither confirming orneg--  ativing.tho said: by-law in each ward in" which ho  ,'or sho may be'asscksed for land or real- property."  "* Datfcd at-Nelaori, B.C:,' this 8tli day iof.Novenv  ;ber, 190U ���- J.- K-. STRACHAN,  . Returning OiDcor.  GORPOPATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  Notice to Munieipal-VoterSi  NOTICE is horeby.given that .under the pro:  visions of the "Municipal Klcctibhs Act" the ���following are entitled to vote for mayor'and aldermen at the City Municipal Election, viz:  Any nialo or female, being a British subject of  the f ullage of -twenty-one- years, -who -has paid  on br before the'iirst day of November all municipal rato's, taxes, assessments,' and licenco fees  payablo by him or her, and ���    ���     .  "Who is the assessed ownor of lands, or of  ";improvoriient8, or the'assessod occupier ol lands  ." within thc niunicipality, or  " Who is a resident of and carries on businoss  "arid is the holder of a trades licence in. tho  "mnnicipalitj-;or -.������..���  "Who is a householder within thc inunioi-  "pality."  Householders arc required on or before tho  first day of December to enter with tho under-  signod thoir names, as a voter, and deliver at tho  sauio time a statutory declaration in: the form  provided by tho statute.  ..���-���; ',JjK.STRACHAN,rCity Clerk.  Nolson, B.C., October 18tb, 190J.  "supp]yZthe_s~a^^7^p^to"200-]ii)rscrp^^^  as required charging for a minimum of  .150 horse-power and for' the excess of  .horserpow.er: oyer If0 according to the  ' horse-power iised.    Iii.'/.case 200 to 250  horsevpower js.Vequireu' by -the corpora-;  -tion the;; compainy will agree to supply-  'the same," charging for a minumum of  200 horse-powe'r^ and from that up to 250  horse-power according to the h orse -power used. In case 300to 350 horse-power is  required by the corporation the company;  wiir..agree to. supply the :same charging,  for a minumum of -300 horse-power and,  ,from that up* to '350 "horse-power according to; the; horse-power used.    In case,  350 to 400 horse-power is-required by the  corporation-.the company will agree to  supply the. same charging for a minumum of.350,horserpower and from that  up to 400. horse-power .according to the  horse-powei^ ��� used.    In, case 400 to 450  horse-power is required by the corporation-the company, will agreo to. supply  the same charging foi; a minumum of 400  horse-power and from that   up   to .450  horse-power according to the horse-power vised.   In case. 450 to 500 horse-power  is required by the corporation the com-;  pany will agree to supply the same charging for a -minumum of 450 horse-power  and'from that iip*to 500 horse-power according to the horse-pdwef! used.   It being the intention that the company will  always keep in reserve 50 horse-power  over and above the minumum. stated by  the corporation, to be required,and ehall  charge for the: said ?50 horse-power according only to the horse-power used.  Arid it is understood that the highest minumum load for any month during-  the contract hereunder shall bo tlie minumum load for each oe the ensuing  months during the contract, unless the  minumum is increased .'.by the corporation.  5. Calculations of the quantity of  power used by the corporation are to be  based upon the daily average peak  load, such peak load to be arrived at.byj  taking  yoltrampere  readings,   and  the  , calculations made from such readiaigs.  Such, readings shall be taken after the  power has passed through the regulators.  6. The corporation will pay to the  company. monthly on the 20th day of  oach month for the power used (not being less than 100 horse-power) during  the preceding month at tho following  rates: For all horse-power up to 300  horse-rpower at the rate of $3.75 per  horse-power per month; and for all  horse-power in excess ot SOO horse-power  at the rate of $3.33 3-3 pei, hoj se-power  per, month.  ' 7. The power supplied by the company shall be continuous as required  during the whole twenty-four houis ot  each day.  8. If by reason of any accident or  any cause whatsoever over which tha  company shall have no control, a stoppage in the supply of power shall at any  time occur, the corporation shall be allowed a rebate'from tho price in the  agreement provided proportionate to  the actual timo of the said stoppage.  9. Thu duration of the agreement  hereunder shall be for the period of one-  year from the date tho company shall  commence the delivery of power to the.  corporation, which date shall not be  later than December 1st, 1901.  10. In the event of any dispute or difference arising between the company  and the corporation in regard to the  construction to be placed on this by-law  or the contract to be executed emoody-  ing the provisions hereof or the administration thereof or any details of business between the corporation and the  company in respect thereof, the same  shall be referred to tha arbitration of  three arbitrators, one to be chosen by  the company and one by the corporation  and these two arbitrators so selected  shall select a third, and any decision  upon the point or points arrived  at by the majority of such arbitrates shall be final and binding upon both  the corporation and the company. Such  arbitration otherwise- shall be governed  by the provisions of the Arbitration Act^  -being^Chapter 9_of"the~Revise"d"Statut"e"s~  of British . Columbia,  and any amendment thereto now or hereafter made.  ; 11.   A contract-embodj'ing the prov-  -isionshereof and covenants on the part  of the company to conform to and fulfil  all- matters and provisions.-. horeby required of it shall be drawn and shall bo  executed by the corporation '���and the  company. within ono month after the  date on which this by-law shall take  effect.  12. It is understood that nothing in  this by- law contained shall bo construed  as conferring upon the company any  right or privilege to generate or distribute or dispose of electric light or  electric power within the limits of the  City of Nelson except to the corporation.  13. In this by-law tho expression  "the corporation" wherever used shall  refer to and mean the Corporation of the  City of Nelson, and the expression "tho  company"' wherever used shall refer to  and mean the West Kootenay Power &  I-iight Company, Limited, its successors  and. assigns.  14. This by-law shall tako effect and  be in force on and after the 26th day  of November, 1901.  15. This by-law may be cited as "the  Power By-Law No. 101."  Done and passed in council assembled  this day of 1901.  500 Day and Station Men  Eight   months'   work.     All   rock.  Wages $2.25 per day.  j. g. Mclean,  Elko,  B. C.  i>***********************��  ft  'tt  1>  *��  f��  ty  ty  *  | TOBACCO  ty.  ���t��  <t*  i��  if*  .>���  % P.O. Box 637,  ************************��  H. K. PLAYFORD & 00.  MADDEN   BLOCK  ���NELSON.  AND   CIGAR  MERCHANTS.  Telephone 117.  Mi  tb  Mi  Mr  tb  <W  m  ��p  ���*  ty  &  W, P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:   Two Doors.West C.P. R; Office  ii 111 :ir nx tTmxxxi*gncixixtzxmziixigmxigxii;tzxccr  t  THEO MADSON  "MAJiUFACTUJJER OV  TENTS AND AWNINGS  P. O. Box 70  NELSON,  B.C.  i txcTxxxxxxxxxx��:.TtcxJaxiirx_xx_T��__xxOTnxrx__x__:  Take notice, that the above is a true  copy of the proposed by-law upon which  the vote of the municipality will be taken on Tuesday, the 19th day of November instant, between the hours of S  o'clock a.m. and .4 o'clock p.m., for tho  East Ward at the city police court on  the east side of Josephine street, and for  the West Ward at the office of Ward  Brothers on the north side of Baker  street, between Stanley and -Kootenay  streets, in the, City of Nelson.  J. K. STRACHAN,  Clerk of the Council.  Nelson, B.C., November 5th, 1901.  ��fc *** ***.���**.* *.*.*.**.*. ***.***. *:~  <ili B.  j;    ov   couush   vou .want  tub   hest-    ^  ,j/ THICK   GO   TO (fit  t  ARTHUR    GEE $  ib ty  vji    In Tromont Block.   Ho will suit tou.    fit  Mi   -Large stock of imported schhoh's goods,     ty  ���il., ________  ;        B  ���^/ JK  ���*&*-***-******w***-*-***-**-*--&' ���  MWMM & CO.  ~ AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall  P. O. Box G33 NELSON^ I3.C.  U0TI0E.  NOTICE is horeby given tliat tho Offlco of tho  Mining Kcoorder for tho  Goat lUver Mining  Division will bo transferred from Kuskonook to  Creston on the oth day of Novouibnr. instant.  J. I>. PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary,  Provincial Secretary's Office,  let November, 1<*M.J  The undersigned has resumed proprietorship of the blacksmith business  formerly carried ou by me and lately,  carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the premises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street. All accounts due R. B. Reiley  are payable to me.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nelson. B. C, October 15th. 1901.  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Rinds  of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Lime & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers. . , ,.  All coal and wood ntrictly cash on delivery.  TELEPHfqob ur.   0����* 'M* Balder St.  1 THE* ���NELSON' TRIBtffiGE, WEDNESDAY MOjaJING,  NOyEMBERWlS, 1901  BANK OF MONTBBAL  CAPITAL, all paid up_..$12,000,000.00  KBST I    7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clovaton ��� .General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Uaker and Kootenay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal oltio.. ln Canada.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  wrrn which ih amalgamated  BANK  OP BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICK: TORONTO.  .      .      .      $8,000,000  -      -      ���   $2,000,000  ACCREGATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000;  THE  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  IMPERIAL BANK  0_F    0^_3ST-A_.IDA.  Capital (paid up)  Rest  S2.600.000  $ 1,860,000  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfors.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available iu any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made. Kbo.  Saving's Bank Branch  GURUENT BATK OF INTEREST PAID.  HIS BACK TO THE  WALL  E. Walker,  General Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New Vork  Office, 10   Exchange   Place.  and (ia Branches in Canada and tho  United States.  Martin Dooner's Supreme Effort.  The time came, as it was sure to come  at last, when Martin Dooner had to stand  ������with his back fo the wall and fight for  his political prestige. Not that iii his  Uventy-five years of power had ho met  -.".with no obstacles. There had been times,  especially at first, when he had to fight  with all the fervor of a Donegal stranger  at the Donnybrook Fair; but ho had  won, and had got so in the habit of  winning that for many years he considered himself entitled to his power almos'/  . by prescriptive right. Ho had been alderman for a quarter of a  century.    He  . kept a saloon. He knew every man in  his ward, and he introduced into it many  strangers on election day to exercise th-i  , freeman's right' of voting without legal  permission     He had been in fights in-  1 numerable, both physical and political.  He had been called every name imagin-  alle, "except those applied to saints, and  had the repu ation of being a b:ul man  to run up against. His picture appeared  in public print very often, and not always accompanied by eulogy. None of  thesethings, moved'him. He carried his  ward in his vest pocket. He was a  power that the bosses had to reckon  with. He got his share of appointments,  his proportion of the "rake-offs" "in contracts, and paid his assessments or carried liis ward in a most masterful manner.    When  one  thought  of the  Sixth  . Ward,: it was '.-.to.'think:, first" of; Dooner.  He was the- ward.*  He'gloried; iri--it to  ��� the extent, that he went to any length  to maintain his position.    He was not  . rich. His saloon paid well, and ho was  not in politics "for his- health," Jmt he  was not avaricious. Beneath a rougb  exterior and. behind, an. almost brutal  mask there beat as kindly a Celtic, heart  as ever reached America on the threshold of manhood.  Dooner. was a type, a development of  politics.' One of his ancestors hail ..been  hanged in '9S. His own father"had been  shot in an altercation over "the rent,"  though this was long before the "Plan of  - Campaign.'' Martin came-fo America  alone and fought out. his ca'reer on his  own feet As a youth he had gone into  a brewery, and had soon distanced all  his competitors in ability to swing kegs  high up on the old-fashioned drays. He  fought hisdearest. friends to prove that  ho could not be slighted with impunity.  Becoming collector for the brewery, he  showed his fitness by returning a smaller  . -percentage of bad debts than any of his  predecessors. This was a.ccomplishe-1  partly by blarney, partly by a shrew: 1  calculation of the debtors' ability, and  partly by the use of a pair of fists that  looked like cannon balls, and felt much  thc same at the point of -impact. It war  natural that beforejong he should have  his own saloon in a neighborhood that  was not well, known for its intellectuality, but one where the spiritual longing.-:  of  the neighborhood  required  frequen!  ��� a? suaging;^=At~twenty-five^he=*-went=into=  politics,- and carried his division by o  majority of -132 where the total legal  registered vote was about 389. Tim-  showed a capacity for leadership, a  fundamental understanding of democracy  ��� as it was practiced and above all, a perception of the undeniable fact that the  longest pole knocked the persimmon. He  war, good at making political poles.  At thirty he made the first big fight  of his life, and. carried" his ward for  alderman with the generous assi.'tanc:  of men who had been imported for th.  jiurpose. His opponent contested the election, but as ho had too many glass windows in his own house, the matter wa?  dropped for a consideration. Dooner developed rather slowly. He knew his limitations, and did not scede for power af  once. He looked after his fences an<J  prepared for belter things in future  l'atronago was his weapon of offense and  defense, and his constituency was such  that he did not care for tho more lucrative offices, but would trade off a good  clerkship that was due him for two  street-sweepers and a scrub-woman. Ir  this way he built up a little machine of  his own that ultimately became well-  r.igh invincible. But ho had to fight for  a time. No one but he knows wha'  schemes hercarried out to win, and he if  licit telling anyone. Out of. the nettle danger ho always managed to pluck the  ���flower-safely,Until at last resistance  seemed almost useless, and for years he  lived, not only supreme in political pow-  ��r, but looked upon as a sort of patron  of the. ward to whom every man iv  trouble went for aid. The widow without  coal and the "drunk and disorderly!' a'  the police station sent for him with unfailing regularity and never iu vain.  There was no postion in this country  so unique as that of a ward leader in  the so-called slum district of our cities ���  His leadership is not all brutish, and if H  is to be replaced, it will require some ���  thing different from  the ordinary con  ception of theoretical reformers.   Doone;  had  grown-with  his  ward,  which  had  become metropolitan in race, language  and  habits.     He   alone   kept   in   touch  with the constantly ���shifting; population.  Whon he opened his saloon,.there wer*'  a few Irish- ar.d Germans iu tho ward,  and thc rest ����� ere native born.   Now tin-  latter scarcely amounted to a handful,  hut there we're gathered together men  women and children (particularly children) from every quarter of the globe ami  from almost every nation. Indeed, Doon  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three por cent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch,  "could furnish the foreign missionaries  of a large deuomir-ation with enough  subjects for .spiritual aid to keep them  busy without crossing the water, and in  all the discomforts they could expect  in the jungles of Africa. There were  Italians who ;dug ditches, Jews who  made;cheap garments in miserable garrets, Swedish longshoremen, Greek sail-  ois, Syrian peddlers, Chinese laundry-  men, and a long list of others who spoke  no English, and, if they lived in squalor,  looked on their condition as heavenly  compared with what they had left behind. To all these Dooner was a. lord of  the manor, a political boss, at elections,  and an ever-present help in time of  trouble. "     .  It was not pure selfishness. Doonsr was  above the average in shrewdness, even  it of little culture. He took pride in  maintaining his prestige, and looked upon his retainers with joy and compassion. He could have done less without;  endangering his prestige, but half-heart-  edness was not one of his characteristics.  In manner he was gruff; in language  sententious;.in conduct kind. He could  "swear the iron bars off the cagi3 at the  stalioii-house," according to report, but  he promptly: bailed the transgressoi. Ha  could berate a trembling Italian who  asked~the loan of fifty cents until ne  shrunk visibly, but the money was paid.  Time had not dealt kindly with him.  He looked ten years more than his age.  Besides his own troubles ho had helped  carry those of others under circumstances that were not health-giving. He  was grim, grizzled, and morose. His wife  was .dead; and he had no children but  his '"constituents.-*1 Life had seldom looked  as gloomy to him as on that September  morning, even beforo ho heard the news.  When the blow came, he was crushed for  a* time. He would have given anything  to be back in the green fields of Ireland  without responsibilities and withour.  care. .'  It came about on this wise The mayor  of the city, who was the head of the  machine with whose fortunes Dooner's  were constantly.bound up, died suddenly  ofapoplexy, and under the law the president, of the Board of Aldermen succeeded him. This simple statement is  luminousonly when explained. The new  mayor, Hartshorne, was a deadly enemy  of Dooner's, though they were both cf  the same party. - There had been somo  words between them on the fio-n- of  councils concerning a contract. "$Vho  was in the right matters little. It led  to recriminations, and finally to Dooner'-j  offer to settle the matter outside the  chamber. This was rejectedwith a contemptuous remark that rankled in  Dooner's breast. Each had threatened  to "do" the other, but the occasion had  never arisen until now. By a stroke of  fate, Hartshorne was in a position to  deal .lift c-.uomy hard: blows.  Dooner knew this only: too well, tie  spent little time in mourning for the late  n.ayor���his mind was fixed on his own  future. He could do one of three things  ���get out of politics, which on many accounts would have suited him; try and  make peace with the new mayor; which  his pride would not allow; or fight. He  saldjiothing and waited.   It .was not for  HEAD  OFFICK. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories. Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quobcc.  H. S. HOWL AND.  D. It. WILKIE....  E. HAY    President.  ... General Managor.   Inspeotor.  long. Three days after the funeral word"  was sent out by the "old man," as the  mayor is always known, to "break"  Dooner, who most unfortunately was up  for re-election in November.  At the first announcement Dooner's  friends rushed to his support. They promised him everything and threatened  dire evil to his opponents. Dooner said  nothing. He knew the worth of such  promises. He might have got out altogether," but the death of the mayor was  made tlio occasion of another sporadic  attempt to reform councils, concerning  whose membership not much good could  be. said that was true, and nothing bad  that was wholly false. A Committee of  One Hundred Best Citizens was organized to carry out a campaign to purify  councils in the coming elections, and it  was generally understood that thoy  would fight nearly every sitting member.  When tliis was known, Dooiur made up  his mind to fight. He could stand aside  as against a machine man, but against  organized opposition of mugwumps ho  would not quail. His coat came off and  he stood with his back to the wall.  The situation looked desperate enough.  Orders went cut that every office-holder  in the- ward should turn in against him.  There were lots of them, every one of  whom owed their job tb Dooner, but  they owed their future to the mayor,  who could cut off their heads instantly,  and would do so without the slightest  compunction. Many of these came with  tears in their eyes to Dopner and bemoaned their fate. To them Dooner  gave thc advice that they obey order?  and save their jobs, but to do no more  than required. He would rather lose  thanseo his cohorts impoverished. Tho  bitterest experience of his life was when  the police lieutenant of the -.District  came in. and in the back, room of the  saloon announced that the old man had  ordered his defeat, and that it was inevitable, and suggested that he(Dooner)-  "throw up the sponge" in advance. The  lieutenant was a young man whom Dooner had known since he played in the  gutters. It was due solely to Dooner  that he had got on the force, and had  ben promoted over ihe heads of older  ���and better men to be a lieutei.'ant. There  had not been a time in the past ten years  when a, word from Dooner would not  have, "broken" him. It was pretty hard  to be told hy this youngster that he  must get out. The lieutenant felt worse  over tho situation than did Dooner.   All  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.   "  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits roceived and  ��� intorest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all parts of Canada,  United States and Europe.  Special attention given to collections.   . .  J. M. LAY, Manager.  and he set his jaws together in a way  that made his auditor squirm. Nothing  under, heaven, after this, would have  kept Dooner from making the; fight.  It was hard work. Deprived of the ser-j  vices of his office-holding lieutenants, he;  had to organize the entire ward anew.;  Just what he did and how he did it is too'  long a story to tell; but from the mo-j  ment the fight  hegan  there  was  little!  sleep on either side.   Of course Dooner's;  long  leadership   had "created  rivalries,;  which from time to time had to be sup-;  pressed with money, with ofiice, or ���by-  means of an overwhelming defeat at the;  polls.   There was one nian. whom he had  befriended,   not   only   in   politics,   but  whom he had kept from serving a de-|  served term in the penitentiary. Thomas'  Mallon    had    received   favors   enough.'  But no man believes he is the creature  of others, or that he succeeds other than  on his own merit.    Mallon was made'  leader of the opposition, but was altogether too shrewd to run himself.   Hj  discovered a lawypr of ancient lineage  and wealth who had a constructive residence in the ward, and set his sails to  catch the wind  of reform that seemed  to be blowing a gale.    Edward Murch-  ison was a surprised man indeed whon  told that he had been selected by Mallon  and the gang to lead the forces of re-,  form.   He would have declined, hut most  of thc committee of One Hundred were  his friends, and tbey urged him to stand.  Murchison knew much more about English "politics than about the politics of  the ward he was to lead in this contest.  He was a cultured man of leisure and  refinement.    The political   bee   did   not  sting at first:   But when Murchison got  into the fight, he was warmed to an enthusiasm that was not exactly suited to  the situation, and it was made the excuse for many and large drafts on his  purse by Mallon,   "for   legitimate   pur:  pesos only." ,  Thc crisis came in the middle of October, when all 'candidates for office were  asked to appear before the Committee  of One Hundred to present their claims  for'endorsement. Dooner's flrst impulso  was to decline; but when he considered  tbat this would be considered a sign of  weakness, he determined to go and fight  it out. He would have faced a crowd of  hyenas-rather than seem'to admit anything to his own discredit. He appeared  at the appointed time before the committee, of whom at least thirty had  found time to leave their own affairs  and be present. The chairman was a  business man of standing in the community, but the chief inquisitor was a lawyer who had joined the movement for  purposes of his own-. He had Bis eye on  the district-attorheyship. There wore  business men, lawyers, clergymen, phy-r  sicians, and men; of many callings on  the committee. Most of them were honr  est and earnest. .Few had practical ex-f  perience in affairs, but each felt that the  safety of the nation rested on his shoulders. The colloquy was in part on this  wise:  The Chairman.���"Mr. Dooner, you are  a saloon-keeper, I believe.1'  Dooner.���"I am."  The Chairman.���"Do you consider that  a calling to fif^a man to administer the  ._ffairs_of"tliis-city?''= ���������������r  Dooner.���"As much so as the fact that  one member of this committee is 'living  t^^^ry  lyiail order receive our prompt  and careful attention.  MORE LIGHT ON AN IMPORTANT SUBJECT.  DID YOU KNOW  THAT our goods from the manufacturers are  here and it is worth your while to inspect  them ? I guarantee all goods bought here for  quality, and prices as reasonable as in the  East. Send in your orders. We sell wholesale  .or retail, and want your money, for which you  will get the latest up-to-date goods.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  'C.P. R. Time Inspector  NEUSON, B. C.  Our Jewelry, Watchmaking and  Engraving departments have  ro equal in B. C. All work  guaranteed.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  '- ' |B^-. ^0r 4h>- 4te>  *:^j.���if'. 0*' iff*' ��*j '^'���C^.'!St���^ ^'-^' ^       ���V,^8>*^ *-t& * ���j'*' * ST *t*8* * S& *<&* ���* * iS* * IS* '-Sfr *-^ * ^ "-Sb** ^ - ^ ."w_^_-*  '"ssr.y5��Zl *ST*.>k * -^ ���>fc. ���>����. ������*?"���^^v**>">      j0*^*^'^'^.^.,^.^.^*t^s^s^S^��r^s^s^s?^��i^��-**^b' *  $i- used to say. with a grim smile, that ho    the latter would say was, "I'll stick,"  in idleness off the money his grandfather  made as a distiller."  The Chairman.���"That is not to the  point." .   -  ' .  Dooner.-���"It is to the point that I  work for a living under a license granted  by tho judges of this city, arid that no  complaint has ever been made that-1  violated the law. As to whether it is a  good job to fit a man to. serve his constituents. 1 -say it is better- than doing-  nothing."  The Chairman.���"Don't loso your temper, but come to the point at issue. I  believe that you keep a low groggery  where the worst of liquor is sold.".  Dooner.���"I believe there is less drunkenness in my place than in tho swellest  restaurant In this city, where wino is  serv.ed against the law after midnight  Saturday. I close when tho law directs.  Some of you gentlemen have drunk  champagne at three o'clock Sunday  morning "  This was not a fortunate beginning,  so after a hurried consultation in whispers the lawyer .undertook the cross-  examination,    '.r* -yx  The Attorney.���"Mr. Dooner, it is reported and believed that you are deeply  interested in the street pacing.contracts  of this city, and that you have made  .much money out pf them."  Dooner.���"It is reported and believed  that the chairman of this committee  gave fifty thousand dollars to the last  national'campaign, and for this he was  permitted to write one paragraph in the  tariff bill that has made him ten times  that an.omit at the expense of the taxpayers of the nation."  At this the chairman grew war;.n, and  attempted an explanation, but the discreet attorney waved him oft' and said:  "Answer my question. Have you or  have you not made money out of contracts bv your influence as a councilman?"  At this Dooner's ire began to rise and.  he blurted cut.  "I never did so except legitimately, as  a stockholder in a concern that did the  paving; but I see a man in this room  and on this committee who was convicted of telling inferior goods to the  almshouse. At tbe least I never was accused of robbing paupers."  Thereupon one of the most respected  members of the committee arose und in  unfeigned anger shouted:  . "It's a.lie! -One of my employees did  without my knowledge send some infer-;  ior Igoods, but. he was^discharged, for the  offense." :'���-*" "  *-���   *.*.      ���** :;;  "You're a -liar," roared Dooner; "he;  is now employed hy you as "your New  Vork agent.   Don't be a sneak."  At this there was such a prospect of  a row that a large number of the.committee rose arid begged that the' proceedings he directed properly, and that  tho members not bo insulted. It took  some time to .quiet things down, and  then the chairman took the helm again."  The', Chairman.���"It is reported and  believed that you have taken commissions on important public contracts."  Dooner.���"There is a member of this  committee who personally came to me  and offered me what was, in effect, a  tribe if I, as chairman on the committee  on schools, would vole to purchase a site  he owned for a school-house, and I  threatenfd to throw him out of my saloon."  At this a pale-faced gentleman arose  in anger, and denounced Dooner as a  liar.   Said he-.  "I saw this man and asked him to consider "this site. I did not own it, and  had not a dollar's interest in it. I acted  as the trustee of an estate, and was  bound to protect the nterests of my,  clients."  There was a murmur of applause at  this, but Dooner cut the ground from  under their feet by yelling at the top  of his voice:  "Yes, you were the attorney for ''.he  estate of your father-in-law, and your  children are the sole heirs to that property.   I defy you to deny it."  There was no response, and the chairman took a new tack.  "Mr. Dooner, you are not answering  the questions of this committee,-and are  not helping your cause. Will you please  answer categorically a few questions?  Did you not vote for tho gas-works steal  that robbed this city of millions? I  have the record here." '   ,  "I will answer that," yelled Dooner,  "if every man on this committee who  profited hy that,sale will rise and tell  how much he made." ���'  This was a poser, for the grab had  been notorious, and yet the "Best Citizens" had been stockholders in the  company that got the works without the  payment of a cent. Dooner was at bay,  and he did not propose to lose a single  advantage, and so far he; had ''made  good."  It would he wrong to say.that he en-,  joyed even the temporary advantage he  had so far gained. This committee was  composed of men whom Dooner had  known or heard of for years. Thoy were  the^silk-stocking" element.    Thsy sel  dom interested thero selves, in public affairs, except at presidential- elections,  and not six of them, had ever attended  a primary. They were theorists for the  -most part,-and had great faith in their  own academic views. . Few of them  knew how "the othet Zi-ult" lived, and  fewer of them cared. They were not bad  at heart, but they wero ignorant of th-3  great pulse of the people. They had certain views which they suddenly found  themselves divinely called upon to pror  mulgate. They were to save the. community, and they looked on Dooner as  a worm, perhaps as a viper or a vampire,  that was sucking out the vitals of the  public. To say that Dooner despised  them would rot be to tell the truth. In  his inner heart he knew that these men  had what was denied him. They had education md refinement, but, more than  all, the ref-pect of the community. They  wero locked upon by th�� hest people in  the city even as he was looked upon by  his own constituents. He would havo  liked to be one of them. He knew he  was not logical in his answers, and yet  ho knew enough of the facts and of human nature to find the weak spot in their  armor and pierce it. The questioning  now took a i-ew turn.  "Mr. Dooner," said the chairman,  "have you any statement to make before  this committee as to why you should be  endorsed for re-election? It is hardly  wise to continue this .form of investigation, as'we shall get nothing but questions in reply to our. own. Let me ask  you as to your opinion of your opponent.  Dc you not think Mf.jMurchison is a better man to represent this city in counr  cils than yourself? i.Gc'riie, now, that is  a fair question." "j  "Man. and hoy, I have lived in that  ward for thirty years," said Dooner,  "and I never saw him in my life. I have  heard of him ��is a lawyer, but never  know that he took any interest in anything. I have seen his name in the papers as heing in Europe with some big  guns, or in society here, but 1 know no  more about the man than Adam. Why  is ho not here to meet me and answer  questions also'-"  This was another poser; for tho fact,  was that Mr. Murchison had entirely  forgotten the situation, and was at the  moment busily engaged at, a social function attended only hy persons of the  highest social distinction. A well-meaning but misguided member of the committee rose at this point and said half  apologetically:  "Mr. Chairman, Mr. Murchison Is all  right. , I can vouch for him. I have  played golf with him many a time." H3  sat down with a feeling that he.hadtjov-!  ered the entire situation. This roused';  Dooner's ire once more, and he burst:  forth in a tirade which closed the sit-'  ting. Orly when angry did he drop into  the veri&cular. '  "Gentlemen, youse may think that a  golf player is the kind of a man to make|  laws for this city, but I tell you there'  isn't a man   on   this   committee   who'  knows what ho is talking about.   I live  among the people who work and sweat:  and eat but little, but what they do eat  isr earned honestly.   They don't live on  th'e gains of their forefathers, nor wear,  fne clothes at the Iheayter.   There isn't  a man here who could run my-ward.a  day without getting himself into troubl'! j  I'm not a learned man.    I don't know'  furrin-languages, nor do I pretend to he  more honest than I am.   I never cheated  a man in my life.   I have taken care of  men aud women and children-for years  who would be turned away as beggers  -from' the doors of any one of youse at  anytime.   I know my people.   They suffer, and I help them.   They hunger, and  .1 feed them.   They get in jail for drink,  and I help them out so they can. earn  bread, for   their little   ones.    The law  works'queer. There are men on this committee    who    have    committed    worse  crimes than have sent   men   from   my  ward.to jail, and yet they set here in  judgment on one who has never, sent one  .hungry from his door."  ^ He.stopped for a moment, and a hush  fell over the assembly.   He was no orator, .but be felt that he was making his  last stand, and was resolved to say. what  was within him even if it cost liis.election.    His pride was up,  and nothing  now could daunt him.  "Gentlemen1? I didn't come here for an  endorsement. I came here to show that  Martin Dooner is not afraid to meet any  man. I don't want this committee to be  for me. You're not rny 'kind, and you  know no more about my ward than you  do about Choctaw. I have led these  people for years.'" In good tiuies jind bad  times .1 have .been their .'friend;--1 .have  helped .widow's and /children" that have  been driven fronr institutions conducted ./by ..irembers , of this, committee.: I  gave up miy own room..to a poor, sick  girl when she was re'fused at every hos-;  pital in this city, .and :.shp, had .never,  been in ;my ward .before.,in';her life. . 1  never turned, a ; sick/or; hungry . person  from my door ih.niy life,.... I never tried  to be an",aiigel, but., I' never a,sked an  unfortunate" person 'for. their marriage  or baptism certificate, t may hot have  seen my duty as some of youse. would  have seen it. I may have done things  none of youse would have done. I don't  c7)ifi6^asTri"o^&'ain^  Judgment there will never be said  against Martin Dooner that ho was a  hypocrite,: that he failed to feed the  hungry or take care of those in trouble.  If youse thinks that.a golf player is the  kind of a-man the people in my ward  wants, you can endorse him and be  damned to you; for as sure as there's a  God in Israel'I'll lick the stuffin' out of  you at thb polls." And grabbing his hat  he was-gone.  To say that Dooner had net made an  : impression: on .the committee would; be  untrue. In spite of his faulty logic thero  were members who had a certain respect  for him, and,who even began to doubt  whether after all ho was so bad as,he  had been painted; but no one spoke In  his behalf, and Mr. Murchison was unanimously endorsed by the .committee  Dooner had so far followed a notable  example in scripture that he had made  to himself friends of the mammon of  unrighteousness, and in this crisis they  wero made to "give"up." Every corporation he had served, every man he had  helped In trouble, and every woman he  had befriended was laid uuder tribute of  one kind or another. The corporations  came to tim,o fairly well because they  were opposed to the new mayor, and  though they expected Dooner to loso in  this fight they felt sure ho would come  up again at a time when he would be  needed. They also, with charming impartiality," helped Mallon in his fight for  Murchison; but Dooner could make two  dollars go farther than.his opponent  could five. There were hourly conferences in the back room.,pf the saloon, in  haunts the. public, knew -nothing of, on  the street corners, and at office^' where  were located men who. could deliver  goods. One advantage Dooner had, the  election officers were his friends, and as  they were not dependent on the mayor  they were kept In Une. In fact Dooner  "stood them, up" with the threat that  he could and would send evory one of  them.to jail if they did not "play fair"  with him. . This expression needs no explanation to those who are familiar  with the workings of elections in the  slums of the cities. The Australian ballot system has accomplished many  things, but it has not yet purified elections to the extent intended. After all  the votes were cast, including many  that ought not to have been the counting must tako place, and there was  Dc oner's advantage.  A month previous Dooner would have  been the last man to take advantage of  his former generosity. He was no altruist, but he 'had not been accustomed  to the quid pro quo policy of benefaction. Now with his back to the wall he  had to take advantage of every straw  which would help. It was not he who  went about the ward proclaiming his  many virtues���ho was too shrewd for  that; but there were a number of men  of some standing among their fellows  who had felt his generosity, and who,  not without some hope' of future gain,  but really, to tell the truth; in genuine  gratitude, spent days and nights m talking to-the men and women who had  good cause to remember that Dooner  had Leon their; friend. Every basket of  coal he had sent to the freezing, every  square meal to the hungry, and everv  bad boy kept from jail ,were expected  to pay dividends in the shape of votes  ,It cannot be said that Dooner was com-  .fortable under this situation. He was  not. In the inner depth of his consciousness he hated himself for allowing the results ot the instincts of his  better nature at times when he was un-  trammeled to be used as clubs lor his  benefit when he was in trouble. But like  most men in difficulty, he could not refuse to avail himself of his resources.  To lose ,was to give up al) 'he counted  dear.  . If this were the only side of the story,  Dooner might appear in a most unpal  atable light. Unfortunately for him, he  was "up against" a situation where to  his own notion, he must right the devil  with fire. Mallon was not so able in his  way as Dooner, but he was shrewd and  energetic,'and he started in >vitb almost  all in his favor that Counts for anything  ir. the eyes of practical politicians. He  had policemen, firemen, street cleaners  gaibage-collectors, scrub-women, clerks  pavers, and what not under his control,  and every one was threatened with discharge if he did not vote for Murchison  and make all his friends do the same.  Every contractor interested in the ward  uas told to turn in under pain of their  work being declined by the city inspectors and no further contracts being  awarded. Even the poor school teachers  were,told that" they would not bo reappointed unless all their re.'ativcb to  the last degree-turned in for the reform  candidate. .There was some corporation  money, but this was nol so large as tho  largo assessment levied on the officeholders, who groaned at this outrage. If  ail the lies and threats in this campaign on both sides were consolidate'!,  and all the liars and threat-makers sent  with them, there would needs be another  chamber in Dante's "Inferno." Bulh^-  ing, pleading, appeals to cupidity, promises of more places than there were in  Jtie whgle_city,_offers_oficash,^and_ap  peals, to both the highest and "lowest in  human nature wereused on both sides  Every Commandment was shattered lu  the contest.  Meanwhile, where was Murchison?  That estimable gentleman was no sooner  in the thick of the fight than he wished  he was out of it. He was made to do:  seme handshaking among people who  were kot aware that such a thing as a  bath-tub existed. He insisted on a rally,  and made a speech one night to about  700 people, not one half of whom could  understand ten words of English. He  camo out strong for civil-service reform,  and was replete with allusions to that  degeneracy in politics which brought  about the downfall of Rome. It was a  fiat failure; and Mallon. who had opposed the meeting, was furious, and told  the City Committee to send the candidate out to the residence wards and give  money instead. Dooner dug up the fact  from one of his newsrr.per friends that  Murchison yearly visited the earl of  Rentraok, whose estates in Ireland had  been the center of hostility to the "Plan  of Campaign." He spread abi oud the report that Murchison hod once believed  Dreyfus was guilty. He plastered the  ward with pictures of Murchison clad iu  a golf suit, under which were the words:  CITIZENS, VOTE FOR MURCHISON,  THE  GOLFERS'  CANDIDATE.  In fact there was no trick known to  politics on either side that was not played to the limit. One week before thc  election it looked as if Dooner could not  win. Three days later it was a drawn  battle, and Muichlson was made give up  rooney at a rate that appalled him. On  the day before the election even Mallon  felt that the case was worse than desperate. He made a last appeal to his candidate for a large sum of money to "procure watchers at the polls." etc. Murchison was sick of it all bv this time,  and ho did not like the "touch;" but he  hated worse to be defeated, and did not  even exact a promise as to how the  money was to bo spent. Mallon was  wise in his generation. In spite of all  tho efforts he had made, he felt that he  had lost, and concluded it bad policy to  wasto the money on hand. He concluded  to prepare for eventualities; for a good  bank account is better than nothing.  As usually happens In a political contest in this country, the evil that is done  on both sides about cancels. If this  ���were not so, wo would long ago have  gone to political destruction.   After aU  the evils done by bribers and wirc-pul- ~,  lers and schemers of every sort in an  election, they ordinarily about counter- ~  balance, aDd the saving grace is the un-  trammeled voter. Not that this latter  class are saints or are after political  purity at all times. Very often they  want the very things that good men despise tut, as a matter of fact, it is these  who control for good or evil. The majority gets what it wauts.  It would be unfair to say that Dooner's  friends wero all vicious or without somo  '  of the higher ideals of life. Sometimes   '  in the hovels and tenements there areas clear ideals of justice and honor and '  truth as are found in the highest walks  in society.   There are men earning a dollar a day who could, perhaps, give lessons to professors of theology or economics.  Probably many   good   people   will- be  shocked at learning that this is a veracious   narrative   of   campaign    dealing  with actual persons, and that the result .  was decided not hy money, nor by influence, nor by any other ulterior motive. -  The fact was .that Dooner, with all his--  faults, with all his shortcomings, and if;  you please, his iniquities, was the real'  representative of his people.   In his way--"  he was as much the true type and representative of his constituents "as was  ever Daniel Webster or Henry Ulay. Tho  fountain cannot   rise   higher   than .its  source,   and   the   source   of .Dooner's  strength was that  he was one  of his"  people, a little' wiser,  much shrewder, -  and, while no one would claim for hiru  the saintly halo, it was a fact that, without  any professions or claim to godii-   .  nr-ss, he had fed the hungry, cared for  the sick, and visited the prisoner.   Not    .  all the power he'had acquired in politics  alono could have elected him.   Not all' *"  his shrewdness and the deviltry of which'  he was capable could have attained it-  But, like most of us,   he   was   neither  wholly good nor   wholly   had; his   impulses were better than his professions,  his acts wree better than his profanity.  On the night of the election there was  red   fire   in front   of Dooner's   saloon,  while within there was   liquid   refreshments for all, without money and with-*  out price.   Dooner was naturally gratified, but when the lights were out and  he sat down to think it all over, his sole  wish was that it had never happened:  that is to say, that it had never been  recessary for it all to happen.���Joseph  M Rogers in McClure's for November.  I  Madden House  Baker and "Ward  Streets, Nelson.  The only hotel In Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomc are well furnished and  4Ighted=b3__.electrieu>.  *" ������������8JI  ��� l't  'cSf  -*-    -"^w  VZA  The bar Is always atocsea Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors and clears.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   KOSSLAML    i.e. ���  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and flrst class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  ��S  if  -Kz  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. B. McMANUB, Mara-for.  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Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  W:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  Fop the Boys  Having added.to my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  l&^.^.^:^.^'9'^.^9'&9'9'^'^'9'^-^"^-V*~'~'^'~'~^sr-  LEAVE  10 a. m.  LEAVE  ���1 p. in.  i p. in.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City; Silverton, Now  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo & Trout Lako Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)  AUBIVE  3:10 p. m.  ARKIVK  11 a,in.  11a. m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  Depot  9:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  Daily.  LEAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  6:00 p. m.  ->���Daily  NELSON & FORT  SHEPPARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colvillo  and Spokane.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Depot.  0:45 p.m.  Mount'in  5:59 p.m.  Daily  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. in.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  Xif  ito  PUT US DOWN  In your note book as having the best bargains in  1-;   " tf  i-:"   *  i- -;   *#  JL-      ito  fc.1.   tf  ���;'-�� ." w  hv      ito  1- -      ito  r-:     &  1 "^    -*  1 -      *  I.-   - ito  V'       ito  1 '         VV(4  1 -      . ^:  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  and you'll make no mistake. The bargains we are now  showing are the best we ever offered. New and handsome Furniture in the latest styles. Early buyers have  the largest choice.  J. G. BU-NYAN & GO.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  ��59?*95!5:*559'??555:5:?;?;5v!3;5;3y  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  J>  We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling- them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Sealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  \tt  SHAMROCK   II  Did not win the yacht race, but  LIPTON'S TEAS ARE SURE WINNERS  WE HAVE THEM  Red Label Ceylon, 50c pound package.  Yellow Label Ceylon, 75c pound package.  People who drink green tea ought to try our Regal  Brand uncolored Japan, It is the best on the market.    Pound package 50c.  We also carry Spider Leg and Gunpowder Tea.  Telephone 134  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  ^  ROSSLrAJND   E)lNaUSrBBRHVa  WORKS  CUNLIFFE3 &  MeMILLAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB CARS, skips, cages, ore bin doors, chutes and general wrought Iron work.    Our ore cars are  the hest on the market.   Write us for references and (ull particulars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.-One 5-foot Pelton waterwheel, width 600 feet, "8 to 16'  spinal riveted pipe.   One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking pump.    Rock drills; stopinfc-  bara, Sec, &c.  AGENTS NORTHBY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.  O.  Box 198.  THIRD  AVENUE.   ROSSLAND.  MM TEA  jrilBYMiCO.  The best ln the market, In 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 16L  50c a Found  CITY AHD DISTRICT.  "Moro Light on an Important Subject," are tho words Jacob Dover uses  to call attention to-what he cells. What  he sells is described on the third page  of today's Tribune. ,  A meeting of the license commissioners for the Nelson license district will  be held in the court house on Tuseday  the 26U instant, for the purpose of considering the application of- William  Lynch for a license for the Kootenay  hotel at Ymir.  Constable McMulliu of Grand Forks  returned John Thompson fiom tGranJ  Forks. Thompson was moved out by  the city police some time'ago. He went  to Grand Forks, whero he was rounded  up as a vag and sentenced to six  months^ imprisonment ,at hard labor.  Tho interest of tbe Noonday-Curley  Mining Company In the .Noonday and  Curley mineral claims will be offered  for sale by Charles A. Waterman in  front ci the court house on, Tuesday,  December 3rd, to satisfy'a judgment in  favor of the Bank of Montreal.for $660  and costs.  :A sketch, true to life, is printed on the  third page of today's Tribune. . It treats  of practical politics in a- slum ward in  New York City. Practical politics in  New York City is much the same as  practical politics everywhere else. The  sketch is weir worth reading hy the practical politicians of Nelson, and other  towns in Kootenay. ;,���..  - At the mortgage salo which'was held  in the office of Charles A. Waterman &  Company yesterday afternoon C. Wv  Busk became the purchaser of the three,  lots on the corner of Ward and Hoo7<.r  streets. The lots were put up subject  to a reserve bid ot ?fi40, ��� and were  bought in by Mr. Busk at ?5 above the  upset.  There is some talk of the erection of  ^a-smal^r.melter^at^Fergiisonrtt^is^not"  known whether the proposed smelter  will differ in any respect from the ordinary blast furnace, but the merchants  of Ferguson are said tc bo firmly of the  opinion that the smelter will be built  within the next few weeks. Its capacity  is stated at 30 Ions per day.  Chauncey Boyengtoii. the man who  was brought to Nelson by constable  Barnes of Fernie upon a charge of  bringing a stolen horse into the country, will be brought bofore judge Forin  on Thursday for election. The horse in  the case was the property of Frank Kin-  near, and was hired by the defendant  in the United States and ridden across  the boundary.  There is but one case of smallpox in  Kimberley. For a white it was feared  that there would be a general outbreak  of the disease, as the patient who introduced it from Idaho was in daily contact  with the people of Kimberley for some,  timo after the disease had broken out  upon him. Three woks have now  elapsed tince the patient was placed in  quarantine and no new cases have developed.  In the case of Manley vs the Arlington Mines an order was made yesterday  for tho inspection of certain tunnels  and workirgs of the defendant company  by the plaintiff with a view to ascertaining how far the same have encroached  upon _ the Native Silver Fraction, of  which the plaintiff Manley is a half  owner. The order was made by Mr. Justice Irving at Vancouver yesterday upon the application of W. A. Galliher.  A similar order with respect to the inspection of other tunnels was mad a  somo timo ago..  GROCERS AND PROVISION DEALERS, Houston Block. Baker Street  THB  BINDERY DEPARTMENT OF  ^HE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BURNS BXiOOE, NELSON.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL RULED BLANK BOOKS  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  A. B. Sloan, who has been cook at the  Ymir mine for nearly three years, was  called to Nelson yesterday by illness in  his family. Mr. Sloan is president of the  Cooks' and Waiters' Union of Nelson,  and he desires it made known that the  membership of the union is now made  up of men who are steady and responsible, and that under thc rules of the  organization no member is permitted  to leave work without giving his employer six days' notice of such intention  This is as it should be.. Members of  J labor organizations; If they would have  W��l��SM^\M:ttlfirlfOW��Biri��( iSfll '      .  '���"ggssj^.ff:^^_%**'��,i!*?^a  thoih��6iV6& fiiid their' Ol'g&ltk&tioil i'Q*  spected ���mlist pi-oYG tliitt, iMy aro g'doff  workmen; second, that thejf can be relied upon to do their full ditty to their  employers at all times. ,  Yesterday afternoon at a meeting of  the hospital board Di. Doherty was reengaged to fiill another term as superintendent if tlie Koootenay Lake General Hospital. The board was unanimous "ir. their selection.  Pedro GhC'i'lio, the only hotel keeper  at Kuskonbok, was in Nelson yesterday.  He said the future of his town now depended on the mineral lhat is in tho  hills back of it, seeing that the mining  (recorder's oflice had been moved to  Creston.     __    .__._������*_*;.  PEBSQNALS.  Jame; Cronin, of the St. Eugene  mine, arrived in Nolson yesterday. Ho  is accompanied by his wife and family.  Vernon W. Smith, who was interested  in the railway construction now goiug  on in New Ontario, arrived in Nelson yesteiday.'He la on his way to the  Lardo branch.  R. B. Porter, the railway contractor  who is interested with G. A. Carlson  in the construction of the Lardo branch,  arrived ii?. Nelson yesterday .from Spokane. .  A. McAllister, who represents the  Sanford Manufacturing Company in the  west, arrived in Nelsou yesterday from  the Slocan. He says ho is mating a rec-"  ord trip this time, his sales being better  than on any former occasion. This is  the best pessibie evidence of the approach of better times, as clothing dealers do not lay In largo stocks unless  they thinK they see good times ahead.  NELSON LICENCE DISTBI0T.  . NOTICE Is hereby givon that William Lynch  has made application undor the provisions of the  "Liquor Licence Act, 1900" for an hotel licence  for the premises described as the Kootenay hotel  at Ymir, and that a mooting of the Board of Licence Commissioners of the Nelson Licenco Dis  trict will be bold to consider such application at  tho Court House at the City of Nelaon on Tuos-  day, the twenty-sixth day of November, 1901, at  tho hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon.  W. H. BULLOCK-WEBSTER,  Chief Licenco Inspector.  Chief Constable's Ofllce,  Nelson, B.C., 12th Novomber, 1901.  NOTIOE.    /       '  In the.Supreme Court of British Columbia. Between the Bank of Montreal, plaintiffs, and  the Noonday-Curley Minos, Limited, non-personal liability.: tj  Pursuant to an order of His'Honor J. A. Forin,  local judge, in chambers made in the abovo  action on tho 4th day of November, A.D. 1901,  thero will be offered for salo. with tho approbation of tho District Registrar at Nolson by  Charles A, Waterman, esq., auctioneer, at the  Court House, JNelson, B.C., on Tuesday, tho 3rd  day of December, A.D. 1901, at tho hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon the undivided quarter (1)  part, share or interest of the defendant Company  in the "Noonday" and "Curley" mineral claims,  being lots 1333 and 1331, group one (1), Kootenay  District of British Columbia, situate near tho  Town of Silvortdn, on Slocan. Lake, for the purpose of satisfying the plaintiff's judgment in this  action for tho sum of 8060.68 and - costs taxed at  $18.91.  Tho highest bidder shall be the purchaser.  Tho purchaser-will be required to make payment  in cash at tho close of the-sale. Tho purchaser  will also bo required .to satisfy himself as to tho  defendant Company's title. Further particulars  may be obtained from the plaintiff's, solicitors or  from tho auctioneer.  Dated November llth. 1901.  *   E.T. H. SIMPKINS.  Elliot & Lennie, District Registrar.  '; Plaintiff's Solicitors.  iS3a93H_S393-:&9l  1 THE OYSTER  Will be at home to his many  friends from 7 a. m. till 10 p.  m. every day at  *  You can have mo fried, stewed, or take me as  I AM  The  best Baltimore Selects.  Tea and Coffee at all hours.  THE PALM  K. W. 0. BLOOK  ���WAED ST.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  *=��=  ��� to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  an  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��  to  to  Hi  to  to  t  S6*e-:e6-:g-:��g-SeS-:gHg;feee-:66:t*fef&6;6^  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  "Windows  Inside Finish  -  looal and ooasb.  Flooring  looal and ooastL  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough &nd  Dressed Lumber  Of all kinds,  IV WHAT TOtr WANT IS NOT Vt BXOCOC  WE Will _C_XE IT FOB TOO  CALL AND GST PRICES.  NEkSefy &0-  KASLO, S. Ci  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDOfy B.0<  H. BYERS & CO.  TO SPORTSMEN:  We have the finest assortment of Guns and most complete stock of Ammunition ever received  n Kootenay. Mauser, Winchester, Marlin, Savage, and Stevens Rifles. Winchester Smokeless and  Savage Carbines. Ask to see the Winchester Carbine and Bouchardt Automatic Pistol, unequaled  for simplicity, accuracy and effect.0  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  Blowers,   Exhausters,   Hand   Shaft  Pumps,  Pipe and  Fittings Steam   Packing,   Leather and  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore Cars, Canton Steel.  TELEPHONE 39.  P..O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  __r n~1ve���*H8t* re<5?.lved 3,000,0 feet of logq from Idaho, and we are prepared to cut tho largest hill  ���SiS? j- an? dimensions or lengths. ^Estimates given at any time. The largest stock of sash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  ��� ��� OFFICK AND YARDS:   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  -"-'-"^���^MuimniiiMiTrimiJLi^xiiiiiiiin^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block,- NBLSON, B. O.  Oold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines -wanted at the Exchange.  Free Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  ip^uartles.havl*l,?L?1,lnInfif,P.ro?erJ;y for 8al0 aro requested to send sumples of their ore tothe  ^xcaange for exhibition.   We desire to hear from all prospootors who have promising mineral  launs in British Columbia.  ^Prospeotors and mining men are requested to mako tho Exohango their headquarters when  All samples should be Bent by express, Prepaid.  Correspondence solicited.  Address all communications to  Telephone 104: ANDREW F.. ROSENBERGER,  P. O. Box 700 Nelson, B. C.  iiiii;iiuiuiiiinmiiiiimiiiiinnri.ii��.iiiiiiMiiii  <F  *\  '   When you purchase  E. A. SMALL & CO.'S  TO406  MAP*  Royal Brand  CLOTHING  REGISTERED  with this label attached to the left hand pocket  of the coat, rest assured you are getting Garments, Tailor made, ready to wear, unequalled  in the Dominion of Canada for  Style, Fit, Finish and Value.  Small's Royal Brand Clothing is sold  in every large centre from the   .  Atlantic to the Pacific.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  ***���**���*���***���*******.*.*.***.***.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers m Tea antj Coffee  ���*���**���*���*���*���**���*���**���**.**.*.**.*.**.*.*.*..  We ore offering at lowest prices the best  grades o . Coylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bes., Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound ; 9  iO  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blond Coffee, I pounds  1 00  Special E:.eud Coflfco, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blond CoiFco, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blond Ceylon Toa, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS  Our Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar  CURES COUGHS AND COLDS  Bewaro of tho "Just as Good" kind.  Insist on getting the Genuine C. D. &'  B. Compound Syrup'of White Pine and  Tar. -  ���  .?  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Blook.       Corner Ward and Baker 8ts  SEAL ESTATE  AND  INSUHANCE BBOKEBS  \~=  J  P. Burns & Co.  Head Offioh at  NBLSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelson,  Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon,  Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Olty, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  *  * ' -���**  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  IWHOLES^LE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  wiSb0BSn E. C. TRAYES, fflanagw  ~~~~ .'���      ORDERS BY MAIL! RECEIVE PROMPT ATrENTIO  Agents   for   Trout   Lake   Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on.  two year's time without interest.  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  FOR  SALE.  $2600-^Enrni.sliQ<Uioiis<ueoiilainiiig���5=rooms���  biithrooiii.  etc.    Pleasantly  situated.    Two  lots.   Part cash, balance easy terms.  $1000���House and lot. House contains -1 rooms,  bathroom, etc. Centrally situated. ��500 cash,  balance monthly payments.  $1725���Five-room coltngc. Ilall, bathroom and  pantry. One and a half lots, fenced and laid  down in clover. Very easy terms. .  -$3225���Hoiico containing" lfl rooms, hall, bathroom, otc. Suitable for boarding house. Closo  to Baker street. ��1500 cash, balance easy  payments.  $840���Tbroe-room cottngc and lot in Slocan  City. Frco title. ��200 cash, balance on o'asy  terms. .  $250���Good cabin and lot in Humo Addition,  $150 cash, balance in three months.  REGINALD J. STEEL  Phone 278. Official Broker,  IMPEBIAL BBEWINfi COMPANY  KM15USON & llEISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  OEETIFIOATE   OP IMPROVEMENTS.  J. A. Sayward  BALL AMD t*XX BTBJERB, ITK0Q*  NOTICE.���Imo mineral claim, situate in tho  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: On tho east slope of Wild  Horse Mountain, about ono mile southwest of  the Kliso.  intf as agent for Edward Baillie, free miner s certificate No. 1)56185, intend, sixty days from tho  date hereof, to apply to tho Mining llocordor for  TAKE NOTICE that I. N. F. Townsend. act-  lea to  rcof, to api.. .   .  a Certificate of Improvements, for the. purposo  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced' bofore the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvcniqnts.  Dated this 26th day of August, A.D. 1901.  N. F. TOWNSKND.  OEETIFIOATE  OF  IMPEOVEMENTS!.  NOTICE.���Vormont mineral claim, situato iii  the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootentny  District.  Where located: On tho wost fork of Rov Dr  Creek, three and one-half miles south of Kootenay Itivor.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend, a< sting as agent for Albert, L. Vcller, U55780; Herm.- tn  L. Keller, B55788; and Frcdorick S. Algiers; n426. >",  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to app ly  to tho Mining Recorder for- a Certificate of I; ai-  nrovements, for the purposo of obtaininga C���� \*n  Grant of tho abovo claim.  And further take notice that Action, under s> $c-  tion 37; must, be commenced boforo tbe issuan pc  of such Certificate of Improvomcnta*.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. 1901.  JS". K. TOWNSEND-  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBBWKBS AND BOIXLBBS OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to tbe trade,  BREWERY  AT NELSON (J  OYSTER COCKTAILS 4  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THE  MANHATTAN,,.  AT   THE  MANHATTAN, '���  OYSTER COCKTAILS I  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE  MANHATTAN.  AT   THE  MANHATTAN,  Jl  The   Manhattan  . JOSEPHINE STREET.  ALL THE BEST BRANDS  LIQUORS AND CIQAR8.

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