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 ESTABLISHED   1S92  SATURDAY  MORNING,  NOVEMBER  9,   1901  DAILY EDITION  TflENEWPLACERS  HORSEFLY  COUNTRY DESCRIBED  ^BY ONE  WHO  HAS BEEN THERE.  FISH AND  GAME IN  Y    " ABUNDANCE.  f  .' GREENWOOD, November 7.���[Special  ^Correspondence of Tlie" Tribune.]���Tho  ���story sent to eastern newspapers by a  'Vancouver correspondent " attributing  ;to A. Druclcer, an English ex-M.P., the  recent discovery of a new placer gold  [field on a creek tributary to the Horsefly  Jriver, in the Cariboo district, is, it appears, only a fairy tale. Knowing that  .Mr. Ducker, who has been interested in  ���somo. mineral claims near Greenwood  for nearly five years, left Greenwood  pearly last summer <��� in company with  *L. S. Moulton Barrett of that town on a  ���trip to the Cariboo, The Tribune correspondent at Greenwood asked Mr.  sSarrctt what truth, if any, thero was in  (the statements connecting Mr. Ducker'-*  (name with the nc.w placers. That gentle-  /man replied, in effect, ihai*. having re-  iJ.ceived a communication from some mea  !^.vho had taken up leases on the upper  Ja.aiu Horsefly and wliich they offered to  i-sell to him, he induced Mr. Ducker to  {accompany him for the purpose of looking over the ground. They left Greeu-  [wood together on .Tune 7th and spent;  Jabouttwo months in tho Horsefly eotut-  ftry. Mr. Barrett took somo men in from  (Harper's Camp, and, after testing tha  *|ground,.secured the leases to'about fou;v  imiles of the upper .'Horsefly'riyer.. Two  jmen, R M. Campbell and il'. Stirsky,  1 who'worked for him whilst trying the  | ground he now holds, afterwards went  | prospecting up a creek which joins the  i maiii or south fork of the main Horsefly���  f about two milesaljove his ground, and  { he had lately be-on informed that they  | found placer gold in payable Quantities.  |; He had intended going np thii creek  f himself before returning from that part  i, of_tho country, but a cable message re-  f calling Mr. Ducker to England'followed  ���- him.up there, so that their stay"was conT  ��� sequently shortened, and he had toaban-  | don. his intention to prospect the creeks  V above his lenses, .and return with Mr.  Ducker to Ashcroft, whoncD the latter  went East on his retiiM. to England.  Respecting the country in which tho  new find hasbeen made, Mr. Barrett said  thnt; it is rough, heavily timbered, and  tlitle known. It is reached by tho stage  road from the C. P. R. at Ashcroft via  Lac La Hache to Harper's Camp, in '.ho  vicinity of which, en the Horsefly, is  situate the property of the Mioeen.. Gravel Mining Company of Cariboo, Limite<j|��  of which senator Campbell is managerf;  One of the larger maps of the Cariboo"  and surrounding country published "by  the provincial government shows the  river coming from the eastward to Harper's as the Stillwater river. Thi., Mr.  Barrett says, is a mistake, for it is tho  main.- fork  of  the   Horsefly.    What   is   shown _on_-the_same__niap__as__St,illwatei'_  lake is merely a marsh, through whici)  the Horsefly river flows. From Harper's  up to Mr. Barrett's leased claims is about  .5 miles of which 30 miles are through  heavy timher. and for this distance Mr.  Barrett's men had' to cut a trail. Just  below this leased ground there aro falls  in the riVer of some 60 feet drop. Another way in is frcm Harper's, seven  miles to Horsefly lake, on thc little  Horsefly, thence up the* lake 38 miles,  nnd thence over a divide S miles to t.h-.  main Horsefly. The headwaters .f tho  Horsefly rivor are on a divide distal-:  only about five miles from the Clearwater river, to the eastward, which runs  south and is an important branch of thc  North Thompson river.  Tho formation in the ��� neighborhood  is chiefly slate or scist, with big quarts  ledges, some running ncrosr. t.he rivet  and others parallel with it, in places  standing out from tho slate, which has  been - eroded from tlie harder quarts.  The value of theso lodges is not know;:,  for they have not yet been prospected  The hills rising from the valley of tha  river are steep and high, running -o  2300 or 2400 feet above the river and  about C400 feet above sea level. They  rise above the timber limit, the upper  ���parts to their summits being covered  with the moss well-known in the Cari-  * hoo: The timber is chiefly white pine.,  cedar, and hemlock. Game is plentiful,  including caribou, black tail deer, bear  <black, sheole, grizzly and cinnamon),  whilst marten, beaver, otter, wolverine,  find other fur animals aro also there.  There are as well plenty of duck., ami  wild geese, and fish in a.bundance (rainbow and-silver trout). Mr. Barrett states  that when coming down stream to Harper's on one occasion he caught 10 troiit  ranging from 2y2 to 5 pounds each.  The lower Horsefly river has long been.  Known as gold-bearing, the first d.scov-  erv of gold in it having been made, so  it is stated, in April of 1S59.   The Horse-  I; ily Hydraulic Mining Company is open-  I  in" up its mine for operation on a large  |( scale by the drifting and milling process.  1/ From official publications it is lsarned  I  that   up  to the  close of last year  thc  workins: cut and tunnel had been driven  about 1200 feet,  and  that 3165 feet of  working gangways and drifts had been  driven "through   the   deposits   at   right  r angles to the main   tunnel,   to   explore,  W block out, and open the auriferous gravel  V for extraction  by  the drifting process.  | During the progress of opening up tho  I mine for operation by the drifting and  V, jailllng process 9901 tons of cemented |  gravel, bedrock, etc., mined from the  various drifts, were put through tho  company's 10-stamp mill, and produced  $1-1,504.21, an average of about $1.46 per  ton. ������-���'.  The Miocene Gravel Mining Company  had when the, last report was published  sunk a shaft a depth of 550 feet to bedrock. At that depth a tunnel was driven  500 feet and from this a short upraise  reached the main channel, which gave  much promise of yielding a deal of gold.  The result of the operations during the  season now closing has not yet been  made public. The Horsefly Gold Mining  Company has also been doing effective  work in this neighborhood. -Last season  it spent about $13,000 ir. opening ap its  ground, and towards the close of the  season some very rich gravel was encountered, $7000 having been recovered  from 500 cubic yards of gravel. Other  claims are also being operated on a  smaller scale, with promise of profitable  returns. It would seem, therefore, from  the fact that much gold is known to be  in the lower part cf the river, there is  good reason to anticipate that the upper  creeks that feed it should be well worth  extensive and systematic prospecting.  DICKINSON IS HANDICAPPED  In the Stone Case.  SOFIA, Bulgaria, November s!���The  government caused the airest last night  of ������������"a" man who was visiting United  States consul-genera?; Dickinson and  seaiched him, presumably thinking he  wasi an emissary of the brigands and  expect ing to seize a comm unication to  or from Miss Stone, the, American missionary. The man was subsequently released. This action of the authorities  was r-eemingly an attempt to* frighten  delegates 'who might visit Mr. Dickinson and thim- prevent negotiations from  taking place in Bulgarian territory.  Th? attitude of the authorities hampers Mr. Dickinson, as the brigands refuse to treat-in Turkey.  Mr. Dickinson in his' reply to Miss  Stone's letter urged the brigands to reduce -till further their demands aud  accept tbo "mount subset ibed, in -view  of the determination of the government  not to contribute towards the ransom  and impossibility *of .collecting further  subscrii'tidns. It is believed the brigands'.will agree to this, as they are  now beginning to feel hard pressed and  wane money fr;r current expenses, such  as the bribery of officials, pennants and  others. The letter.insists that the surrender of the prisoners must precede  or bft simultaneous with the payments,  hut' leaves the '"question of the place  open., A messenger; last'" night brought  a letter from -Miss Stone written in  English All her ; previous' communications havo been in Bulgarian. The letter says f,ho is still well and gives valuable irformatioa.about hei- captors and  other circumstances which Miss Stone  Avas debarred from sending in Bulgaria-  Big Street Eailway Deal.  SAN FRANCISCO, November 8.���The  entire system of the Market street railway company has practically been sold  to the Baltimore syndicate which has  been negotiating for its purchase. Tho  deal is understood to have been closed  at a conference between Huntington and  I. W. Hill-man, representing themselves  and other stockholders of the Market-  street company, and George R. Webb of  -BaltiniorerBf=e=Hanford=and=atfomey^  general F. L. Ford of this city, representing the Baltimore syndicate. The  terms of the sale are not definitely  known. The Call states that $26,000,000  in cash is to bo paid for the property  and that final papers will be signed to1  day. It adds that the syndicate, w/11 expend at least $4,000,000 in improving the  property.  j A Fruit Canning Trust  SAN FRANCISCO, Noveniber 8.���According to the Chronicle a deal is abou-;  to bo consumated by which all the leading fruit canning establishments outside  of the California Fruit Canners' Association will pass into the hands of an eastern syndicate. The combined capacities  of the plants to be included in the proposed deal, it is said, will equal that of  the existing combine. The annual output will not be less than 1,500,000 cases  or 36,000,000 cans. It is understood  from reliable authority that nearly all'  of thc twenty odd outsnlo cauneiv. have  given options to a firm of. attorneys and  that the new company will soon be incorporated under tho laws of New Jersey with a capital of $5,000,000. The  names of the capitalists are not given.  Fatal Stabbing Affray.  VICTORIA, November 8.���Tom Notes,  a Greek fisherman, unmarried, aged 30,  was murdered on Herald street here this  morning by Frank Nicolas, aged 47, an  Italian fisherman. The- two men had  been drinking and when visiting some  resorts below the dead line they quarreled over catches of fish and after  fighting' a few minutes Nicolas stabbed  Netes in thc .abdomen and left breast,  the latter wound causing death in  twenty minutes after the murdered man  was carried from where he was found  on the street to the police station.  Nicolas fled to the fishing village and  made off in his sloop. The police pursued in a steam launch, but the fugitive  has so far avoided capture.  counts. It is asserted"that most of the  money was stolen before July 1st, on  which date the auditors of the order furnished the bonding company then on  Thompson's bond with a statement that  his accounts were. correct. The statement, it is said, releases the bonding  company.        .      __1_  The Price of Beef.  . A well-known cattle raiser and a well-  known meat market manager and a well-  known' newspaper man were holding  friendly converse on Baker street one  day this week. The meat market manager contended that the pioneers of Nelson paid IS cents a pound for their tenderloins when they purchased them by  the quarter, whereas those who were  able to purchase tenderloins now could  obtain what they could pay for at 10  cents a pound. ��� The. newspaperman contended that the pioneers of Nelson ate  juicy steaks in the early-day palaces of  comfort aud good cheer that cost the  proprietors of these places, less per  pound than is now being paid for the  same steaks. The cattle raiser was no.  posted on the price of beef.-.teaks, but he  knew what he had been selling 2-year-  olds and 3-year-olds at for the last 37  years. .A wager was. made, and the-  newspaper man hunted.up some old bills  rendered by "Jos. Wilson" in 1S90 and  1891 and by "Wilson & Perdue" in 1892.  On. October 21st, 1890, ��� 169 pounds of  beef was hi. led at $16.90- Oh January  20th, 1892 162 pounds of beef was billed  at $19.44."On Marcli 9t.h, 1.891. 104 pounds  of beef was billed at $13.52. On February 3rd, 1S91,158 pounds of beef was billed at S3 8.96. On* June 1st, 1892, 170  pounds of beef was billed at $18.70. These  figures show that, in the early days, the  price of beef, when; purchased by the  quarter, ranged from 10 cents to 13 cents  a pound, the price varying according to  the season. Beef is now selling in Nelson at 10 cents a pound by the quarter,  and three, months ago it was selling for  i:_ cents. The cattle raiser says he sold  prime beef steers in 1890 and. 1891 at  $85 a head on the range. He now gets  $48. a head for deliveries .at''shipping  points.^  ���'-.' y'x- ' v'v * -." * ;.    ���_-..  x-7 Russia's. Manchurian Proposal.:  LONDON, November Si���The Hankow  correspondent^ of the Times supplies  what he alleges is a correct translation  of the'text of the Manchurian conven������'  tion proposed by Russia. The convention  stipulates for the gradual withdrawal-of  Russian troops within three, years, "Provided no other rebellion occurs and the  powers do not interfere."  COULDN'T ACCEPT  LABARTHE REFUSES TO BE  HANDICAPPED.  AND THE  NORTHPORT  SMELTER  SUPERINTENDENCE IS STILL  ON THE MARKET.  eon, R. F. Tolmio. D. H. Proudfoot, R.  A. Bambridge, Fred Starkey, and A.  Taylor. Amor.-g others from the outsido  are F. C. Gamble of Victoria and H.  Alletberg of Spokane.  . Almost Ready for Congress.  .. 'WASHINGTON, November 8���Lord  Pauncefote had half ah hour's talk today with secretary Hay in regard tothe  preparation of the new Hay-Pauncefote  treaty. It is said that in view of the  progress that had been made the conven-  iton may be- concluded, so far as the executive branch of the government is  concerned, the latter part of next week.  PURSUIT OF THE PRISONERS  Who Escaped Yesterday.  " LEAVEN WOR TH, Kansas, November  8.���Forty mounted guards- are beating  the country for a radius of five miles  around the federal penitentiary at Fort  Leavenworth today in search of the escaped convicts who succeeded in escap-  jng_f rom_the_ guards Jate_yesterday._The.  country is wild and rough and affords  ample opportunities for escape, and as  all of the convicts aro desperate and  armed conflicts will doubtless result before they are captured. The net known  result of the mutiny and the following  fight with the guards was one convict  killed and four guards shot or ot.herwi.-se  hurt, but it is believed that many of the  fleeing convicts received wounds from  the bullets sent after them by pursuing  guards.  Advices received at the prison today  indicate that the convicts are making  for the Indian Territory, a hundred  miles south, with all speed. Warden  McClurgy is making efforts to head tham  off.    Wreck of a Michigan Schooner.  KINCARDINE, November 8.���The  crew of tho schooner Eureka, wrecked  about twenty miles from here, reached  here at 6 o'clock this morning in an exhausted condition. They had been tossed  about on a raft all night. One of the'  number, Mrs. Bigger, thc cook and wife  of the mate, was drowned. The schooner was leaded with lumber and .was on  her way to Lorain, Ohio, from Tawas,  Michigan, when wrecked. The crew belonged to Michigan.  NORTHPORT, November .8.���[Special  to The Tribune.]-���Superintendent Jules  Labarthe of the Trail smelter is not to  be manager of the smelter here. Mr.  Labarthe came down from Trail Wednesday accompanied by several men who  .had been working under him. there and  whom he had. selected for foreroen at  Northport. When he went tc�� the smelter a, difference arose between him and  manager Kadish, .who refused to turn  the plant over to him. Director Frecheville was summoned, from Rossland to  decide the matter. It is understood that  Mr. Labarthe was asked to agree to koap  the non-union men now at the siuelter_  as a condition of an agreement he was"  to sign before taking charge. At any  rate something came up which altered  his relations.with the company and he  will return to Trail; today. Director  Frecheville said this morning: "Mr.  Labarthe, after considering all phases of  the situation here has declined to accept the management. Mr. Kadish has  resigiied and as soon as we can find sonn  one in whom we have confidence to accept the position we will turn tho plan-  over to him. Until then things will remain ai. they ;,.are' iiqw." Probably the  most powerful reason for Mr. Labarthe's  failure to take charge ar the smelter is  the-attitude of the ;non-union men, who  feel sure * of their "positions as long as  Miv Kadish'-remains'in charge. It is  pretty certain'-that there are numbers  of them who would not hesitate to resort  to violence if they thought that by so  doing they could retain jobs-and kc-3p  otit;a n.anager.who has no interest _n  the strike, and - no reason for keeping  anything but the most efficient labor bh-  tainable. "Mr. .Frecheville has undoubtedly been influenced and awed by the-at-.  titude of these non-union .men, and by  - the fact-, that -th ey~ may., do some - damaga  to the plant if they are disappointed in  their expectations of keeping the  smelter on a non-union-basis.  A Valuable Gold Brick.  YMIR, November 8.���[Special to Tho  Tribune.]���It is reported here that J.he  gold brick representing the values recovered ou the plates of the Ymir mill,  during the recent cleanup was something over. $10,000. ln addition to this  the company will have the'value of the  concentiates and the values which remain] in. the* tailings which will be  eyanided. ��� - -  Exports via Northport.  NORTHPORT, November f.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���During the past week  "the import of ore and bullion from the  mines of the Slocan and the Hall Mining Company's smeltrr at Nelson amounted in value to close upon $35,000.  The imports from the Nelson smelter  amounted to 90 tons of bullion valued  at $24,211, and the ore imports consisted of-64 tons of Rambler ore value! at  $7105, and 21 tons of Reco ore valued  at $2709.        Japanese Coal Steamer Lost.  VICTORIA. November 8. ��� The  steamer Queen Adelaide arrived this  morning after a ttormy passage of  twenty days from Kobe. Japan. She encountered very heavy weather off the  Japanese coast and made very littl3  headway for three days. From the Japanese port she brought news of tho loss  of the steamer Tsuruhiko Maru, a 2000-  ton vessel whicli ran on the rocks off  Goto island on October llth Her crew  of 50 were lest. The steamer was carrying coal from Kobe to Hong Kong. .  States government is not concerned immediately in the republic's doings in  view of the French statement that it  was not proposed to affect our trade interests unfavorably. It is surmised also  that our government is not dissatisfied  at the establishment by France of a precedent for the collection of indemnities  from Turkey .  Philippine Cable Company.  ALBANY, November 8.���The Commercial Cable Company, recently incorporated to operate a cable line between  this country ahd the Philippine islands,  today filed,with the secretary,of state a  certificate of increase of capital from  $100,000 to ?3,000.000-' The stockholders  who consent to the increase are John  W. Mackay, George C. Ward, Clarence  H. Mackay, Edward C. Piatt, Albert B.  Chandler, Albert Beck and William W.  Cook. ,  A FIT OF PASSIOI  HASTENED THE DEATH OF  LI HUNG CHANG.  Fatal Boiler Explosion.  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, November  8.���-One man was killed and three injured by a boiler explosion at the Central  Stock Yards this afternoon. s  THE DOMINION OF CANADA  Maccabees Trying to Play Even.  PORT HURON, November 8.���The  board of trustees and the supreme officers of the supreme tent knights of Macabees are holding an executive session  today with representatives of the National Surety Company, which was on  the bond of C. D. Thompson, supreme  finance keeper, who is short in his ac-  Carnegie Now Lord Rector.  LONDON, November 8.���Vice chancellor Donaldson of the University of St.  Andrews this morning announced the  unanimous election of Carnegie as lord  rector. The students greeted the announcement with prolonged cheering  and in singing "He's a Jolly Good Fellow." The vice chancellor remarked  that Mr. Carnegie's election would meet  the approval of the whole nation.  Callahan Acquitted.  OMAHA, November S.���The jury in the  case ot James Callahan, after being out  thirty-six hours, brought in a verdict  tonight finding defendant not guilty and  the prisoner was discharged. This is tho  last echo in the Cudahy kidnaping case  and is practically the second time Callahan has been acquitted ou the kidnaping charge.   Created Prince of Wales  LONDON, November 8.���The duke of  Cornwall and   York   has   been   created  princo of Wales and earl of Chestpr.  Labarthe Denied a Free Hand.  ROSSLAND, November 8.���[Special to  The Tribune ]���The non-union men at  Northport got thoroughly scared over  the advent of Jules Laba_-the at the  smelter, and they formed a union of  their own and made a demand that their  services should be retained. Labarthe  announced that lie wanted' only good  men, and did not* care whether they belonged to a union or not. The non-unioa  men threatened to strike unless thoy  wero protected. Director Frecheville  was sent for from Rossland and the result has been that Mr. Labarthe has re-  turned*ito-hisiold=occupation-=at-theiTrail=  smelter, along with Messrs. "Chambers,  Williams, and Hall, whom he brought  with him. The new manager iusisted  on a free hand in employing .men and a  closo down of the smelter so that he  could inspect the plant and take stock  properly before starting. Frecheville  has given in to the non-union demands  and lost a competent smelter manag-.-  thereby. No first-class smelter man  would attempt to commence work at  Northport except under just such conditions as Mr. Labarthe requested. Bernard McDonald went down to Northport  this afternoon and Frecheville is still  there. .  Boundary Ore Shipments  PHOENIX, November 8.���[Special to  Tho Tribune]���Returns are at hand for  the ore shipments for the leading Boundary mines for tho month of October.  The total is over 35,000 tons, or abou:  f;000 tons more than for the month of  September. The figures in detail are a-.  follows: Tons.  Granby mines  20,722  Mother Lodo   8,238  B. C.  3,720  No. 7      160  Snowshoe* -      342  Jewel        290  Winnipeg      175  Miscellaneous       650  Victoria Local News.  VICTORIA, Novemner S���A shipment of 1750 cases of salmon have been  sent "from here to India, the first sent  to .that part of the world, and other  orders have been received' from there.  Work has bi'en commenced-on another marine railway here. All--the dry  docks and slips have been kept busy  with rn.'air work now and it. is contemplated commencing the construction of schooners for the lumber carrying trade. Bonuses are, expected from  the federal and provincial governments.  Tho king's birthday will be kept as  a public holiday here. In tbe evening  the. lieutenant-governor will give an of-  ficia. clinneir.. '���]���''-. *.'..'"���  -Police launches are still scouring the  straits fur Nichols, who early ihis morning;, stabbed: tc -death Tom ' Netes.-Th .  police have learned that Nichols murdered his wife in Greece, and that he  also committed murder in Philadelphia,  or rather that is the stoi-y among thc  foreign residents of this city who are  engaged in fishing.  AN ACCOUNTING ASKED FOR  Premier Sued by His Mother.  VICTORIA, Nnvemher S.-Mrs. John  Dunsmuir, widow of the late Hon. 1..  Dur.smuir. founder of British Columbia's wealthiest family, has entered an  action against her son, Hon. Jac.-._s  Dunsmuir, premier of British Columbia,  which involves _a_p��r-tiou-of-_<ho-big_-esr_  tate. Mrs. Dunsmuir asks for the delivery of 4998 .hares in the Robert Dunsmuir Company. Limited, which controls the Esriuimalt & Nanaimo railway, Wellington collierie?. Cornox and  Extension mines collieries, coasting  steamers and an immense amount of  ether property. She claims she is entitled to these under au agreement  which sho entered into with the defendant and her other son, the late Alexander Dunsmuir. in September, 189'..  She also wants an account of all dividends and profits upon .aid shares from  January 31st, 1900, and the payment of  the same to her wilh interest. It is  further asked that the defendant give  a declaration that the shares have boon  and are i ow held by him as trustee for  the plaintiff and that he be ordered by  the court not to part with them. Mother  and son havo, so rumor says, had  many business differences during the  past few years. The shares ir. the action are believed to be those left by t.he  late Alexander Dunsmuir to his brother,  and the action in no way affects the  fortuno left by the late Alexander  Dunsmuir to his widow and by her to  her daughter, Edna Wallace Hopper,  tho actress.  Happenings in Brief.  TORONTO, November 8.���The- Evening Telegram's London cable fays: At  the 1901 rifle meeting at Bisley the  Canadian team won ��525 6s Id.  - FONTH1LL, Ontario. November S.���  William Rico left heme after breakfast  today leaving a note that his dead  body would be found in the bush. It  was found with a revolver by his side.  MONTREAL, November S.--The jury  in the case of S. F. Pollard and Mrs.  Julia Thompson, charged with committing a criminal operation, today re-  turnod a verdict of "not guilty," after  an hour's deliberation.  MONTREAL, November 8.���The Montreal branch of t.he Soldiers' Wives'  League raised a sufficient sum to buy  every Canadian soldier in service in  South Africa a nice Christmas present.  They will be shipped at once.  SUNDERLAND, Ontario, November 8.  ���J. H. Clendenning of J H. Clcnden-  nirig & Company, was drowned iu lake  Sugog today while duck shooting. The  boat capsized, throwing him into the  mud from which he could not extricate  himself.  MONTREAL. November 8 ���Colonel  Dent has received a cable .from the  imperial government instructing him to,  ship all horses purchased in: Canada  from a Canadian port. Iii; consequence  the shipment arranged to be sent'from  ..Portland;.>Main'e. .will be Kent from;St.  John. New Brunswick. ;*\  BROCKVILLE, Ontario/November  8.���Anthrax has broken out here in the  herd of Davidson Bros. The Do*_n_m0'-  government is taking prompt measures  to prevent its spread. Fifteen years ago  twenty cows died of the same disease on  this farm. The bodies were buried -.in  marshy ground in which the cattle had  been feeding lately.   ���  TORONTO, Uoveniher S.���Lieutenant  colonel Dennison, M.P.. is wrought up  over the apparent indifference as to  whether Canada should send another  contingent to South Africa. "Can anv  Canadians seriously argue," he said today, "that we are justified in bringing  home two or thro thousand troops from  their comrades' graves to sit down and  wait while  others  vanquish  the foe?''  STOEM7 INTEBVIEW WITH BUSSIAN MINISTER OVEE MAN-  OHUBIAN AFFAIBS.  '1  MONTREAL, November 8. ��� Th_  Star'3 London cable says: Inquiry at the  war office today regarding Canada's  offer of mounted infantry made last  May elicited the reply that the imperial  government had taken no steps as yet  to avail themselves of the offer, which  is still regarded as open. The war oflice  would have to receive the sanction of  the cabir.et before accepting the offer.  Total  .34,787  Greenwood Local News.  GREENWOOD, November 8.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Engineer McCarthy  today moved his V. V. & E. survey party  from Eholt Meadow to Hartford Junction, and will endeavor to get a better  lino thence to join the surveyed route  between Greenwood and Phoenix.  Madden & Dallas, proprietors of the  Pacific hotel, dissolved partnership, tlie  latter retiring.  R. McCullough has received instructions from Chicago to resume work on  the Lake mine, which is close to  Groenwcod.   A double shift will be put  on.  The contract for building another  bridge over Boundary creek in thc city  has been awarded to F. F. Travis.  An Ottawa dispatch states that an  or'der-in-council has been passed appointing Leamy judge of Yale as well as  for Kootenay.  Nelson arrivals:   J. Roderick Robert-  Sympathized With Czolgosz.  WASHINGTON, November 8. ���The  pension bureau is investigating utterances attributed to Dr. Mary Walker,  the ex-army nurse, who has worn masculine attire in recent years and who is  alleged to have called the execution of  Czolgosz, the assassin of the late president McKinley, a murder and the late  president himself a murderer on account  of his policy in the Philippines. A special examiner of the pension office is at  Oswego, New York, investigating the  matter and his report will be kept on  file at the bureau in readiness for submission* to congress in case that body  should call for it. Commissioner Evans  explained today that he had no authority  to revoke the woman's pension.  United States Is Favorable.  WASHINGTON, November 8.��� Tho  answer of the United States government to the French overture respecting  France's movement in Turkish waters  is undei stood to have been conveyed  already by Mr. Hays to M Margery, the  French charge here, and to have consisted of a statement that the United  King Bestows Honors.  LONDON, November 8.���Among tho  honors bestowed on tho occasion of  king Edward's birthday, whicli occurs  tomorrow, are a baronetcy upon the  reigning lord mayor of London, Frank  Greem, s.nrt knighthoods for chief justices Little of Newfoundland and Gray  of Bermuda, G. A. Critchett, occulist to  the king, and George Hussey, mayor of  Southampton. Sir Francis I'lunkett is  mado a knight commander of the bath  and Clinton Dawkins, formerly financial  member of the council of the governor-  general of India, and now a member of  the firm of J. P. Morgan & Co., is made  companion of the bath.  Fitz Now an American.  NEW YORK, ..ovem.ber 8. ��� Bob  Fitzsimmons, the pugilist, has finally  foresworn allegiance to king Edward  and became an American citizen.The papers were issued to him by judge Aspin-  wall of Brooklyn, before whom Fitzsimmons appeared in a fashionable suit  and baggy overcoat with a silk hat in his  hand.  "What is your occupation?" asked the  court.  "I am an actor now, sir," replied the  blonde giant.  Fitzsimmons has lived in the United  States thirteen years and took out his  first papers eight years ago.  Had Money to Burn.  HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas, November  8.���Harry Toughbaugb, now undor arrest in St. Louis, is believed to be the  party who flooded this city with Helena,  Montana, bank notes. It is claimed that  Toughbaugh while here had his hair,  eyebrows, and moustache dyed by a barber. He is thought to have left here  Wednesday or Thursday of last week.  Tho officials of the banks here estimate  that no less than $2000 of the stolen  bank notes were left in this city.  PEKIN, November 8.���A violent dispute with M. Paul Lessar, Russian minister to   China,   over  tho   Manchurian"  treaty appears to have been the immediate cause of the   death   of  Li   Hung  Chang.    The diplomatic events preceding   this   tragic   climax  have  enabled  Japan for a moment to frustrate the designs of Russia.  A  fentnight ago  the  Japanese legation secured a reliable outline of the terms of the treaty and thereupon demanded that the Chinese plenipo-  tentaries officially lay before them thc  text, basing this demand upon the allegation that Japan's interests were,involved in- any change of the status of  Manchuria.    The  Chinese  plenpotenta-  ries refused to comply-with thc demand.  Thereupon   the   Japanese   government  from   Tokio   communicated   with   tho  southern viceroys and induced them to  use tlieir influence wkith  the empress  dowager   against   tho   treaty.     In   the  meantime the empress dowage_r instructed Li Hung Chang to communicate tha  treaty; after   certain   modifications,   to"  the ministers of the powers and,,if they'  did not object, to sign the same. Li Hung  Chang visited M. Lessar and explained  to him the instructions.    The Russian  minister strongly objected to revealing  the text of the treaty to the ministers  of tho other powers and a stormy interview ensued. Li went home in a violent  passion     and      hemorrhage      endued,  which      the      doctors attributed .   to  thc over-exertion of a weakened system.  While those things were happening iu  Pekin the southern viceroys sent to the  empress dowager a memorial against the  treaty.  .On receiving it she telegraphed  to Li Hung Chang countermanding thn  order to sign.     This' instruction   came  after Li Hung Chang had become unconscious.   When M. Lessar endeavored to  have Li Hung Chang's.seal affixed to tha  treaty,   Chou   Fu,  provincial   treasurer  had   arrived   from  Pao Ting Foo  and  taken charge of the seals   as   the   temporary successor (to Li Hung Chang.  PEKIN, November 8.���-The flag of the  United States was the only one half  masted in Pekin today. The government  and the family of Li Hung Chang will  burn paper effigies tomorrow, in accordance with custc-m, for the use of hia  spirit in the other world. The street is  hung with mourning emblems. All tho  a-t.ei-dar.ts at the; yamen are richly attired and many of them gaudily dressed.  Today musicians beat arums about th<.  hotise." Li Hung Chang's estate will remain intact for the use of his eldest son,  who will provide for the other members  of the family.  Yuan Shi Kai's successor in the governorship of the province of Shan Tung  is an unknown man who has been koM-  =ing=an-unimportant=of_ice-as=grain-com���  missioiier in one of the inland towns of  the province. He will be watched with  the deepest, interest and the peace of  China will largely depend upon his  course.  Wang Wen Shao, who is 74 years of  age and deaf, was never rated as a  statesman or a diplomatist. His appointment is probably temporary. ^Tele-  graphic communication with princo  Ching was obtained today. Ho is hastening to meet the court. After consultation  he will return with Fang Wen Shao,  who is accompanying the court, whicli  is now five days' journey from Kai Fong  Fu.  Emperor Kwang Su, report says, is asserting himself and leading the imperial cortege on horseback. Native papers declare that he proposes to inaugurate a revival of military spirit, assuming the honorary pe-sit'.on of coni-  nandor-in-chief and wearing a uniform.  They also assert that he will compel tha  nobles to follow his example to take  military positions and to study military  science. A private letter from a European ne.w in Tai Yuen Fu says that, two  British officers and a party of Indian,  soldiers who encountered the imperial  precession were suspected of unfriendly  motives and were detained as prisoners  hy tho t-mperor's body guard for a few  days. Apparently this was an exploring  party commanded by major Manifrad  and captain Hunter which has been operating in that region for some time.  Reception to the Delegates.  BOSTON, November 8.���A great reception met the Irish envoys John E.  Redmond, M. P.. P. A. McHugh, M. P.,  and Thomas O'Donnell, M. P., as they  landed at the terminal station tonight.  They had come over from New York on.'  tho express. Escorted by tlio reception  committee the envoys were taken to tho  Hotol Bellevuc, where they speDt a quiet  evening informally receiving visitors.  Tomorrow afternoon tho envoys will bo.  given a reception by the Boston Press  Club and in the evening they will lie  banquetted at the Hotel Bcllevue by the  United Irish League.  Acquitted at Cripple Creek.  CRIPPLE (.REEK, Colorado, November 8.���The jury in the case of Grant  Crumley, who was tried for killing Sam  L. Strong, a millionaire mine owner  here recently, has returned a verdict o��  acquittal.   They were out four hours.   ,  "t.r I  S.A-A THE NELS0N TRIBUNE,  SATURDAY MORNING,  NOVEMBER 9, 1901  :* i  l-d***  \(i -  3��-��9&3&$*&* \ft ��3frgg^feSJgefeSl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ��     ttefte ^e IRotice  HH ��e SLople ant) ��rue Servantes-bf tbe Mwq  XCbat se ancient an& Ibonorab le Company of .Gentlemen H&ventiirers of Enolanfc trabUiaii ito Ifonfcson's  JBas will remember an^.I.eep-���'t)te���;ilBaje0l�����8.���������,IRatal���  H)a\?.  Xong Xive tbe Iking.  tHgftftfai  i*MB^* to *��M8��  WH0LESALEDIRE0T0RY  ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIED  Denver, Colorado.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLl^^^^  ^?no^iNAY~~ELECT]^ SUPPLY &  CVn?t��rSnYCompany- -Vholesa e  dealers  ton Block, Nelson.  =        FRESH AOT^ALTMEATS^   ~T~m*m_5s~& CO.-BA1CEB STREET,  Fel3on,UwhflesaleU dealers in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  grocers  JOHN    CHOLDITCH    &    CO.-FRONT  street. Nelson, wholesale grocers.   "-A MACDONAt-D & CO.-e-OJLilMKR OF  F&nt^dHalfstreets, Nelson^otewto  i-n^.��� an(i lobbers - in blanKets, K'ov"*-?<  Stts, boots, rubbers, macldnaws and min-  ers' sundries. ,   "j T GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson? wholesale dealers in provisions,  cured mpats. butter and egga.  LIQUORS ANDDRTMGOOD&  ^UMJerT BEETON & CO.-CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and~drj'  eoods Alentsfor Pabst Brewing Company  5? Mil^ukee and Calgary Brewing - Com-  pany of Calgary. -������  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS. -  A.  C.  EWART.-ARCH1TECT,  ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  CHOP HOUSE.  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOilN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen s Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties supplied on shortest notice.   DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser s second Hand store, Ward street.    .   FURNITURE.  ���Drj~ROBERTS0N &CO.���FU RNJ.TUKE-  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. pay  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new   posto-Bce   building,   Vernon   street.  Nelson.  WANTEI>���MINING PROPERTIES. ���  "T*^U_eT1&II__L_[-*^^  We are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C, Room i,  K. W. C. Block.   GOLD, COPPER, SILVER, LEAD  mines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the-Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelaon, U. C, Room, 4,. K. W. C. Block.  NOTICES OF MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  &  NELSON 'LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited.  "NELSON ROYAL ARCII CHAPT-I.U NO.  123, G. K,C.���Meets third Wednesday. .Sojourning companion., invited. CliiiH. U. Mills, '/,;  alios. J. dims, a. K.   .          NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. __.-  Meets second ahd fourth Wednesdays or  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 Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially Invited to a'tterid. 'Dr. AV.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; G. A. :  Brown, P. C. *.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  ���-MINERS' UNION, NO..SB, W. F. o�� M.-  Meettr in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  rrieinbers welcome. M. R. Mowat, president: James Wilks, secretary. Union acale .  of wages for -Nelson district per shift: Ma-  chine men $3.60, hammersmen $3.25, muck-'  ers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers *3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 1!>_, OF THE  International Journeymen * Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays .  of each month In Miners' Union Hail at.  8:30 sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary.    ^ .   LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.    CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  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 HaU at 7:30 sharp. Walter K.  P&k jwaSte-at; Hewy Xftuu&ft, eecrofaix, 1  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. 141,  W L. U., moots at Miners' Union Hall on second and last Tuesdays in every month at 8:30  p.m. .harp. A. B. Sloan, president: J. P. For-  rostell, secretary H. M. Fortior, financirl secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening ln the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box-IQ.   CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR" SALE.  '^SEwi^G^iSA^jSSs'^rAZLaPS^^  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity flhop.  FOR  RENT.  ~TFo_n___!x--^^  t ween Silica and Carbonate streets, an elovon-  rooin house; excellently adopted for,a private  boarding house; contains all-conveniences; thoroughly renovated recently.   Boor-Bros.  -FOR:SALiB.  .'FOR   HALE-DINING  ROOM  OUTFIT  AT  Imperial Hotel, .���clson.  HELP WANTED.  WANTED-LADYCOMPANIONOltBOAl...-  or, for winter mon lbs; comfortable home. Address Box 73, Nelson.  WANTED-RAILIIOAD MEN FOR LAKDO,  bridgemen, tiecuttors, wood eh'oppers, laundress,  girl for housework. Nelson EniplojmonfAgcn-  cy.   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John Houston, Manager. Nelson,.B.-C.  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,  wc have paper to suit all rooms. Papers  were never so pretty as they are this  season. Just now we are.opening our  -new fall stock and having, a clearance  sale of the short lots left over from the  summer'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.  THOMSON STATIOlfflT M Ltd;  NELSON..B.O.  " wonder it has created exasperation, if  "not.even mpre violent fueling. Our  " neight.qrs iri .the interior should not  " suppose for a. rudiment that' the people  " Of the Island or of the Coast coimten-  " ante such ..in justice. '.',*��� We merely want  " jthe representation -toi,,which our: pop-:  " uiation. and ..our: area entitles ;us. We,  " do not want to take advantage of ttie  "past to keep us in control in the fu-  " ,ture. We desire iarmony and peasant  "relations with all parts of the prov-  " jnce. Above all, we hope for-the resto-  " ration of popular, and therefore stable  '���government. Tlie members.should be  "dnstructed-to make, redistribution the  " first business of the. house."  On the other-baud, .the \ictor.a Col-,  onist cannot- see why- a redistribution  of seats should be made at this .time."  It says:    "Tbe only.difference- between  to  to  to  to  NEW AUTUMN  GOODS*  m  to  to  "the Times Jind the-Colonist ob ,redis-.. .tion through,which there could.be no  "tribution is that the Jatterjooks at-it-  "as a practical question to be discussed  " in a practical way at the proper  " time, and the Times thinks it a good  " subject to generalize upon at -a tima.  ".when it is absolutely impossible lo%  "deal with it. Inequalities are ��� per -  " mitted to exist liecause it is always  " felt to be a difficult matter to deprive  " constituencies of rppresentation to  " v/bich they have been, .accustomed.  "It is ar exceedingly (-apy matter for  " a writer at his desk tp brush aside  "such con&iderations'iuid ,deal iii-gener-  " al prirciples, -but -when-it comes down"  "to redistributing representation,-  " many things haye lo be taken into  "account which the-newspapers -ar.e  "not   likely   to   tliscufs   in -advance.',.  br  NOTICE TO  SUBSCRIBERS  BY .CARRIER.  ^���4"'H-H"I';'IrH-,I"I"t'.  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are. delivered by  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  ������ subscription price for the current  ���week.  !**  *  There can be no uncertainty as to the  position of the Victoria Times on the  question of of redistribution.    It says:  '" It is not at all clear that it would bo  " of   any  particular  advantage  to tlio  " province if there Were to be a change  "of govcrnme'nt at the present time. We  " doubt if any  man  could .pick  out a  "leader who would have the confidence  " of all the elements alleged to be op-  "liosed to the -government.    T*he*me.t-  "ing of the house may,clear tho matter  "up, hut in the meantime it.appears,to  !" us that the duty of all who desire -to  '���" secure the stability which is declared  :" to be so -essential for -ihe -prosperity'-  "of British Columbia is to agitate .'for;  :" the removal of a grievance which has;  " created discord and antagonism in dif-  " ferent sections of our province for con-  " sidc-rably more than a decade.    It is  '".-perfectly true that Ko-called redistri-  " butioninensures have beef passed from  " time to time, but in every case the di-;  " visions were made flrst with a view to  " the greatest possible advantage to tho  "government, of the day, and second in  "order to give equitable representation'  "in the house.    O-wing to the peculiar'  "political    complications   which   haver  " arisen within the last few years this,  " matter of first in'.portancc has been re-  " logated to the background while the  " politicians were working for the ad-  " vaccement of their-personal ambitions.  " The presenti-rurrangemont is so unfair,  " so uttcsr-X wguBtifiable, that we do not  The 'Kaslo> Koot^naian -also deals  with the question of redistribution, -tow  not in a general way. It .cannot -seo^  Why Trout Lake .nining division-should;  be in the same riding -as 1he Ainsworth  mining division. It wants Ainsworth  mining division made a riding all by  itself, lea^ng Trout I.ake .attached to  Rtfvelstoko riding, as i( is now. It says  Slocan riding, with f��S2-l people, should  have two membprs, ..nile Southeast  Kootenay with r-962 people, rhould be  content .with one. Evidently tbe Koote-.  naian believes in the Victoria Colonist's, ideas, that representation in tho  legislative assembly is one of favor  and .privilege, not one of light.  _^_So_-far_the_yictoria_T)mes,_lbe_K.iuiji_  loops  Seitinel,  the Vernon NeWs,  tho  Grand Forks News, lhe Cranbrook Herald, and The Tribuup aro the only news-  pepers in the province that have de-,  clared in favor of a fair ledistribut-lo.'iJ  pt  seats  in   the   legislative,.a&sembly,Z  and that .the question is one of para-;  mount imrfortance to iho people; .:but���;  it   is   nbteworthy.   iii   tliis   connection,*'  that jione bf these riewsrapers are published  in either  "rotten"  or  "pocket"  boroughs.  These six new_.papi-rs.voli.e-  4)ublio opinion in cities and ridings that;  have a population of 48,831, .which is'  represented in the legislative assembly  by eight .members, or a inember (for ��ach  ;6104 of .population, or more people than  are represented  by premier Diinsmui::  and attcrhey.-general Eberts and com-,  missioner   of   lauds  and   works   Wells'  and 'finance minister Prentice all flirt together.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  LADIES'JACKETS,  COSTUMES,  FOBS AND UNDEfiiWEAR  AT  ESBEOIALL-T  LOW PRICES  to  MENS' LAMBS' WOOL  SHIRTS   AND  DRAWERS,  PLEEOE-LINED UNDERWEAR, WOOL AND CASHMERE SOCKS, FLANNELETTE NIGHT   SHIRTS  AND PAJAMAS AT  VERY LOW   P'RIGES  to  to  BARGAINS  IN  '  GREY AND WHITE  BLANKETS,  WOOL   COMFORTERS AND EIDER;  DOWN QUILTS.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  IRVINE   &  CO  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  toto  to  to  to  *^^00.0_\0.0_0 -0& .j* '4^ *i^*f**^ -0* .0* *0* -00 -00 -0^(& -0* -   *T^A ,��>���-> ��� Sft- ^ ��� 5^* ^ ��� S'" ^B> ��� is** Ss.' ^,1^ **q&*-S��l  -''IJ^l8-^'^^'''^*^^*^^^^^^^^^^^^'^^,'S^'8^���^^*'S^���,^^', wm -**��� ^0-^-^-^-000^00��� 00*-0&-0*-^-^*-^  __a_i>/  lcophole- of. escape. Andrew G. Blair  knew, who he was dealing-with and so  did the Crow's Nest Southern people, for  the latter declined to build the road under their-Dominion charter. Today the  s-melters-in British Columbia are being,  discriminated* against in favor of consumers pf coal .and ,coke in the-United-  States, .not-iti .quantity, but.in quality.  Th4y get coaV-.and coke of inferior quality, while the-best grades of both .coal  and, coke are shipped to the -United  ���States. If this is not a statement of  fact, The Tribune will be-pleased to  make-amends-to the.Crowe Nest-.Coal.  Company.  The refusal-qf Mr. Labarthe to tak-3"  the-ma-nagentjept-of tbe Le.Roi smelter  at Northport unless lie, was given a tree  hand.in employing the meu who would  work under him and ..tho denial of  that. request by Mr. - Frecheville, the.  London^director of-the l_e,Roi company,  should open the eyes-of those who imagine this is a free country.-Men like  Mr. Fr.echevillo say ihtsy will not De  dictated to ,by labor unions; tbat .they  must .haye a tree hand .to employ whom  they please and -discharge these they  employ when they please. This is the  drctripe they preach;-.but-it does not  appear to be the .principle ^they practice. Mr. Labarthe-has a good reputation as a smelterman: Irad he not -such  a reputation, is it likely he would haye  been selected to .take the management  of a smelter tit the size of the .one At  Noithport'? His reputation at? a smelter-  Clu/r '#401'J*/ V fytrtkllr' 0J! Itortt  /  T  WANTED.  500 Day and Station Men  Eight   months'   work.     All   rock.'  The 'V. V. & -E. newspapers and the'%  \V. & -E. -subsidy huntei's   ^111 jhaye ;i,  'chance to open their batteries on the'  i_aurior government,   now  that  it  has  turned down the -application ;6f the >V.  *.y. .& -E. .for ^permission to -build* bramofa'j  (lines.finthe Bounda,Ty:countjry. The I_au-T  i-ier .government -holds .tha^a railwa-y;  ���must shave -avmain :line  before  it ...an^  ihaye branches.   The *V/. V. &;E., so far,;  lis merely a branch of the  Spokane '&-J  ���Northern.    It must   become .gpm'ithingi  niore ;before .-it������-���will be allowed to*biilldi  ibranoh lines   in   British  'Co-lumbiai: so  Says Andrew'G. Blair, minister .of rajl-i  iways in-the Laurier .government.   /JPhisi  ���same Andrew G. Blair 'is:-th*o 'man'Who  [said to thie ferow's ttesi. Southern pro-1  ���mbters:   "Before you can,get.a charter?!  '" from   the  Dominion   of  Canada  you'  " must agree to give tho smclters.and re-  " fineries in .British Columbia ra supply  "of   coal   and   coke -in  preference   tov  " smolters:and ireflneries in .the .United,  "States."   Andrew G. Blair >went so-far"  as to incOi'pprate the above words ;in tho  company's charter, and in order.to make  the 'Wards binding on the Crow's Ne^t*.  Southern iailway, he introduced legisla-  man is his capital, and, like all capitalists,  ho is unwjliing to  risk it ,on-  an   ui certainty.   The - uncertainties   at;  korthpor.t are .of ..two, kinds: One is th  condition of the plant,- ;the oth^r -*the;  skillfulness of the labor :<imployed. .Un-:  ,til .assured that the one is in propor  condition he r.rfused to Jake-the. .other  on chance. ;Mr; Freoheville it.as ::showj-.  (his hand, and in ^oiivg :sb. he has torn  ths ,mask ^rom qtv the men who have  jbeen clamoring for tjUo: i;3ght to hire  'and   discharge   workmen   with   a Icoe.  jhand. They do not want,any .such privilege. Instead, they, want ?. ifr.ee hand .at  ���hiring   and   discharging- ".scab"   labor  .'only.  James Dunsmuir -has been beset wlth  sut;prises and disasters and  difficulties  and .yexetious trouldes ��in the last .feigti-  jteen .months.  He was fiurj>rised ^b.ftn *j  'hiei^yas-called on to form- n ^pvernmei_t,;;  and; Ji. was equally 'Surprised whenho^  ;fo._nd that the .mon. whom" he ~had:>se-��f  ..ecfted -to-assist him  were.-.envious .of:!  ih'ls iposition: On -his-way homo from7a.*  .trip to "Ottawa, where be hft"d-:gopo.ln v  jthe -interests of the province,  ho was  iiiotifled cf -a sdisaster at one-of his coal  iminejs,   a   disaster   that   caused   many  jmen .their lives and-he .liinisielf much  jloss of property. That disaEiter ->va3 -foi ���  jlowed by a pession .of-the :lf;gii3laUire,  'during which, a number of -his support-  jers .did -their ,besit ,to ,ouet-h.m .from  .power;  -The legisl.ature adjoarned, andj  iin .order to appease on,e fa ..tion ;of 'hjs!  isupporters he selected a minister who  ,was not satisfactory to anqthpr .faction,,  land .ihe -minister was -defeated when-she  nought the approval" of-his constitii?nte. ���  (Following ;thjs difn.cjiJty camo jinothVir  .disaster at another of bis coal mines,]  jin which liyes were lost nnd-much ^ro-  iperty destroyed.  Now comes litigation  over ..family property which .can have  only ono -result���rich .pickings for ;tho  ilawyefs. Some men-talce enjoyment .out  TELEPHONE 39,  ���P.-O. BOX 627.  LIMITJ-II.-  OHARLES HILLYER, President, HARRY HOUSTON, Secrcia-y.  Have juat i eceived* 3,  ��..^J���_���.^w��.o^���,000,0 . feet' of fogR from* Idfiho. and we are preparedtocnt the largest biO  of timber of any dimensions or lengths.  Estimates given afc any time.  The'largest stock of _ash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS OlST HM0  " OFFICE" AND YAKDS:   CORNER; HALT. AND FRONT STREETS.  f3ertaany and Li Hung Chang.  :NEW YORK, November 8.���The personality of Li Hung Chang, says the  ���Berlin correspondent of the London  Times, had long .ceased to exert auy interest in Germany. The public and the  official world had discovered. that they  had been his dupes at the time of his  visit in 1890. Beeausa of his title of  viceroy, earlLI was treated with almost  royal honors in Germany, which probably astonished the wily old mandarin  ;himself. His hosts* hoped that on his  return to China he would secure large  orders for ambitious German manufacturers.  llio Grande Switchmen Strike.  DENVER, November  8.���Advices received by grand master F. E. Hawley o��  thes Switchmen's Union of America, who / -^tn over $8000. Dix was remanded after  late yesterday afternoon, indicate tha*  the strike order has been obeyed by  every switchman employed on tha Rio  Grande system, numbering 2:35 men-  General manager Herbert of the Denver  & Rio Grande stated that the strike of  the switchmen would not interfere with  the company's business and that.no man  involved in this-strike would be reemployed.  Banker Arrested in London .-  LONDON, November 8.���At the Bow-  street police court today H. St. John Dix  was charged on a provisional warrant  With larceny committed in the United  States. It is alleged that he obtained  control of three banks in the state of  Washington in 1890 and that he subsequently wrecked these and disappeared  Wages $2.25 per day.  J. G. McLEAN,   Elko,  B.C.  ^************************  f H. H. PLAYFORD & GO..  ft  ft  MADDEN   BLOCK  [NELSON.  Mi  tb  tb  ft  ty  ft  ft  ft  ty  l TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR jj'  $ MERCHANTS.              $  'it T��  ��p ty  ���t>   f*  m ty  $ P. O. Box 637, Telephone 117. $  %��� $  ******************** ****�����  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial (HI  Company. -Washington -Brick, Lime & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.  Allooal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  TKLKPHONK 147.  Office 184 Baker St  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:   Two Doors West C. P. R. Office  T_rT.-nrT-TTT-rTTTTTTTTTYTTTTTTrT-ITTriT---��-T-TIT_IT-T:  THEO MADSON  MANUKACTUllER OF  TENTS AND AWNINGS  KO.Box 76  ZZXXZ-D  NBLSON,  B.C.  4i:.**.***-*.*****-*:*-*.*.*.**-**.*-^.  OF     COURSE    YOU    WANT    THE'    BEST'.  THEN   GO   TO  ARTHUR    OEE  in Tromont Block. ,Hp will suit vou.  Large stock of imported season's goods.  ��  ty  ty  ty  ty'  m  0  NEWLING. & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootonay Street, next door to Oddfellows' HuU-  P. O. Box 633 NELSON, B.C.      ,.,-., 0.Y_n;i_.ut;_i h umuu w. -t__ut-.��_u- w_iw i witti over ?80()i.. j.ix was reiuan.aca atcer  ,is in charge of the strike on. the Danyer. I formal evidence of his arrest Oiad been     __.  DIa _l.Nimil_'_nSTw._ J*    __-11a-9'  -*..��_ _��.->a__.'.|'^����^.c.^.-_4'-__i*  one of them.  ,__    ' ��_. liioy.Grande railroad, .called into effect''preseatetl'  ���4)  *-J  NOTICE  The   undersigned  has   resumed   proprietorship of the blacksmith businossj  formerly carried ou by me and lately'  carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the prem-1  ises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street.  All accounts  due R   B.  Reilejr]  are payable to me.    K. D. ASHCROFT.  ^.NeJBoii. B. C., October Ifitb, 190L.   J ] 7     S%<!-l  THE NELSON"' -TKIBUNE,  SATURDAY MORMNG,^ NOVEMBERT9, 1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, aU paid up _... $12,000,000.00  BHST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80 -  Lord Strathoona and Mound Royal... President!  Hon. George A. Druuunoud Vice-Prosldon.  B. 8. Cloi'ston Goneral Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay Streeta.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Branohea iu London (England) New York,  Chioaqo, and all tho principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers. * ._..,_  Grant Commercial and Travelera" Credite,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Ktc.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT BATE OF INTEREST PAID.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  ���WITH WHIM! IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK  OP  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      ���     -     ���     $8 000,000  Reserve Fund,       ....  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Offloe, 60 Lombard Streot. El. O.  New York  Offlee, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Branched in Canada aud the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intcrost allowed ou  deposits.    Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE  V.  HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  IMPERIAL BANK  0_P    0_A_.2-T_A-_D_A_  Capital (paid up)   -   $2,500,000  Rest       -       -       -    $1,850,000  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Itnuichos in Northwest Tcrrt-Orion, Provincosof  Britibh Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND ProBidont.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  K..HAV Inspector.  NBLSON   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 givon to collections.  J. M. LAY, Manager,  THE PBO^INCB IN A DOZEN LINES.  SLOCAN CITY-W. F- DuBois, superintendent at the 'Arlington, pecorhpan-  ied by his bride, urrivtd on Tuesday.  ROSSLAND���Smith enrtis, M.P.P..  returned last night from the SimilJm-  mcen. Tho recent heavy fall of r,now  sent him home.  .FORT STEELE���P. McConnell closa-l  a deal with George Geary of Fort Steele  for 100 hoses, or all the bunch on the  Armstrong range at Columbia , lake.  The horses will be shipped to Dublin,  Ontario.  CRESTON���Charles Faas met with a  serious accident recently while prospecting ten miles from Creston. Ha'cut  an artery in his wrist.and then started  to walk home, but dropped when half  way from Joss of blood, his companions  having to pack him'in. Charley nearly  died before a doctor arrived.  KASLO ��� Messrs. Band & Good-  enough will give up thc Kaslo brewerv  on the 1st of December, wheu their lease  runs out. An effort was made by them  to buy tho plant but tho price asked by  Mr. Mueller, the owner," was not in accordance with their ideas 01 what, it  was worth, consequently they decided  to close up. Mr. Band is now in Now  York looln'ng for a now opening and  Mr. Goodenough has decided to remain  in Kaslo and enter somo oilier line of  business.  KASLO���The city council has decided  to  purchase  ten   of  the water   deben  tures from  the  estate of Hewitt Bos-  tbek. The debentures are offered at par.  MARYSVILLE���Simpson & Hutchinson announce they will begin the publication of a newspapei al Marysville,  the paper is to be named The Tribune.  KASLO���George T. __ai,e ia demanding $200 from the city as back rent for  a building that has been used by the  city us a fire hall.  CRANBROOK -- The building of  Marysville and the great increase in  importance of Perry creek, has brought  about a condition which demands a  bridge o.er the St. Maryjs river near  Iho mouth of that creek. This, with a  road built from CranbrooU to the Mission ro.d, a little more than five miles,  would give a short route from Cranbrook to both Perry creek and Marysville:  NEW WESTMINSTER���Some weeks  ago the Great Northern'railway had an  expert here looking ovei the timbcj*"  limits. It was also said that the big  lailway company was thininrg of be  coming interested in mill properties in  British Columbia Today it is persistently rumored here that'ihe Great Nort-  cm railway, who are :.\.pposed to have  a big irterest in thc Hastings mill property in_yancciuver, havo pui chased tin  property of the B. C. Mills, Timber &  Trading Company in this city known as  tho' Royal City Flailing Mills Yards,  giving the n.ills company six months,  in which to finish up existing contracts.  NANA. MO-���People are .discussing  the local municipal _ii.ua1.ion. They  think the city ccuncil has not been  guilty of much improper action, but  has been slightly slow moving. Tho  next council will need to take in hand  vigorously the reorganization of the  fire department, the improvement of  and completion of the c'ratnago system,  and the matter of generally improving  the street sidewalks of tho city.  NEW WESTMINSTER ���Mr. Maher,  ruperintendent of construction on the  proposed provincial government bridge  over the Fraser river at thi3 port, has  received advices from tho department of  public works at Victoria- that tenders  have been asked for to-be opened January 8th, _90_!. for the building of tho  bridge for railway pui poses with overhead passage-foi general-public traffic,  which will probably be let in separate  contracts, the piers and undre structure  being made u separate contract.  CRANBROOK���President King and  managing director Ryan 'of the Cranbrook Electric Light Company, Limited,  Lave interviewed a number of the citizens relative to disposing of some stocic  for the purpose of bunding tho telephone line to Kimberley and Marysville It did not lako'them long to discover that they "ivculd have to quit, as  the stock was in such vigorous dcman-I,  and the amount set aside was soon  spoken for. Work upon tho new lino  will be inaugurated at once.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  DO IT RIGHT NOW.  If you need a Silver Tea Set call afc Jacob Dover's store.  For a Sterling Manicure Set write to Dover's jewelry store.  For finest Cut Glass go to Jacob Dover's.  For Kara Pianos try Jacob Dover.  Piano Lamps and Onyx Tables can be bought at my store.  For a Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine, at Dover's.  Do you need a nice Mantle Clock? Call at Dover's store.  For Diamonds and Precious Stones we are the headquarters.  Ladies' Watches set with Diamonds, ask for them at Dover's.  I invite you one and all to do business with me, as  all my goods are guaranteed.  All repair work promptly executed.  JAGOB DOVER, The Jeweler  C. P. R. Time Inspector  NELSON, B. C.  Mail order receive our prompt  and careful attention.  '<%  ,00.00.00 .00  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  :^^^^^^^^^^^:^.^___��_____^^-__��:^>/  ^ **'000 0*-00-00'00^^^^^1&^^^^mfit  BRIGANDS AND BRIGANDAGE  Truxton Eaale Discusses Them  When hon. Truxton Beale, tho former  minister to Greece and Psrsia. was interviewed a few days ago in regard to the  safety of travelers in foreign countries,  apropos of the capture of Miss Ellen M.  Stone by brigands in a lonely pass m the  . mountains near the Turkish-Bulgarian  ���frontier, on September ��, ho emphasized  the fact that, although such a largo portion ot the laws of civilized states are  devised to insure the safety of life and  property, it.was surprising to find such  comparative security in many of the  semi-civilized and .uncivilized portions  of tho globe.  "In many parts of Siberia,' Central  . Asia, and China," Mr. Realo said, "you  can travel with as much safety as yo'ii  can in this country. This condition oi  affairs has been brought about in many  strange ways, seme of them which arc-;  historic. For instance, in the southern  * part of Persia, the Zil E Sultan (Shadow  of tho King) made life and property se-  !* euro by holding the tribe in which the  depredations were committed responsible  ���for-theract H^w6ul_l~go~in~"the~n_iasr  of the tribe where the murder or th.  robbery transpired and, after picking out  twelvo or sixteen of the men, would  make an example of them. Holes would  bo dug in a semicircle in which tho victims were placed so that they were  forced to face one another, and then  gatch���a.sort of plaster which the Persians use on . their walls���would be  poured in and the tribesmen left to die.  No ons was allowed to alleviate their  sufferings by giving them water. The  members of one tribe- once tried to remonstrate with tho Shah for this barbarous treatment, on the ground that tho  men taken were innocent, but he replied:  / "Think what I would have done, had J  happened to catch the guilty." After resorting to this means for a short time, he  made tho caravan route down to the Persian Gulf as safe for travelers as Markel  street is to the people of San Francisco.  In fact, you can lie out at night on thc-  Creat Desert and watch the moon rise  over the mountains of ancient Media,  and enjoy tho solitude of the desert  with all the sr��nse of security and safety  that you could if you were admiring the  Golden Gate from the Cliff house.  "Of course, occasionally a life is lost,  but that is rarely the case in that part  of tho East. Now and then the Lurs  from Luristan travel down across the  caravan route with their flocks, and, if  they meet you, the worst they will do  is to cut down your baggage from your  camels and mules, and sometimes run  them oft'.    But the seventy of the Zil's  . punishment, and the fact that, he make's  the tribji'responsible for any depredation  that occurs in their midst, has effectually  stamped out all assaults on travelers.  But ail parts of the East are not so safe.  For instance, in going from Badghis to  Babylon, and thence to the Mediterranean Sea, your property and life are in  constant danger, sometimes from mere  3'obbers, but for the most part from religious fanatics, who attack you when  they find that you are a koffer���that is,  unclean or an unbeliever."  When asked whether Central Asia and  most parts of Siberia were sale to travelers, Mr. Beale said:  "Yes. The Russians havo dono wonders to make life and property secure in  all parts of Central Asia, which  they  .have recently conquered. Occasionally,  murders and robberies are committed,  but these are unusual. They content  themselves with sneaking up on you  from behind when you are traveling in  your sleigh, and cutting down your baggage" and looting it.   Ia fact, even in  countries like Chinese Turkestan, wliich  aro outside of the pa... ot Russian influence, one is comparatively safe. I have  traveled with perfect safety for weeks  among the Kirghiz, who, iu Spencer's  'Sociology' are described as being a  very fierce race. I have gone into their  tents, lain-down, and rested sometimes  night and day. They might have harmed  me, for they must have known that a  traveler has largr'sums of money on his  person. To show how much they needed  and valued money, I once hired a Kirghiz to,guide mc through a Siberian storm  to-another Kirghiz encampment, and,  when I reached my desiination, I gave  him what would amount to about seven  or eight dollars here. He danced around  my tent with delight and gratitude. During my stay among these people not an  article of mine was stolen. In fact,  when I perfoi med my daily ablutions, I  found it difficult to keep the -men and  women out of my tent, as they seemed  fearful lest [ might steal something  wliich belonged to them."  "Did you ever cross Afghanistan?"  "No; for such a journey is fraught  with peril for the traveler. I looked  longingly over the Oxus, wishing that 1  could travel across Afghanistan to reach  the beautiful valley of Cashmere.- But  few Russians or other Europeans who  enter it never return.   ___/  ..  '��� ���. ��� *".*.-  "Years_agoT_a���Swedish-explore-^-went"  into the adjoining cottiitry ��� Chinese  Turkestan. He was traveling to one of  the little provinces, into which the country was broken up in these days, to give  a present to the khaii. But, unfortunately,- he met another khan on tho way who  demanded the gift for himself. The Swedish explorer demurred, ahd the impatient khan immediately ordered him  killed.  "Six years ago. two Frenchmen, who  were sent out by the Fronch Academy,  were also killed. They had had relations  with the women of the village;- and further aroused the anger cf the natives by  an unpardonable act. They went into  the drove of horses owned by the village  and picked out one for themselves, to  replace another that had been stolen  from them. The villagers set upon them,  and when tho Frerichmc.n jumped into  the river they rah along tho banko and  stoned them to death I me1; a Cossack  who had been with tin--,Frenchmen, and  who succeeded in making nis .escape.  This incident reminds .one of Kipling's  story, 'The Man Who Would Be King.'  CORPORATION OFTHECITYOF NELSON  BY-LAW NO. 101.  A by-law in regard to purchasing certain power from t he West Kootenay  Power'K- Light Company.  The Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Nelson in council  assembled enacts as follows:  1. Subject to the torms, conditions  and provisions hereinafter contained it  is agreed that the corporation shall 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 tho corporation.  2. Tho quantity of power to bo taken  by the corporation from the company  will not be less than. 100 horso-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. Thc company shall supply powei  from 100 horse-power to 3 50 horsc-power  if required by the coiporation at the  same rate as hereinafter agreed upon,  without- further notice, the excess of  power over 100 horse-pewer to be charged for according to the horse-power used.  In case of the corporation requiring fur  ther power the company will agres to  "supply the same upon thiity da*! s notice  upon the following basis: In caso 150  to 200 horse-power is required by the  corporation the con.pany will agree co  supply the same up to 200 horse-power  as required charging for a minimum of  150 horse-power and for the^excess of  horse-power over 1.0 according to the  horse-power used In case 200 to 250  ,horse-power is required Dy the corporation the company will agree to.supply  tho same, charging for a minumum of  200'horse power and from that up-to 250  horse-power according to tho horse-power used. In case 300 to 350 horse-power is  required by the corporation the company  will 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 _s required by the  corporation the company will agree to  supply the same charging for a minumum of 350 horse-power and from thac  up to 400 horse-power according to thc  horse-power used. In case 400 to 450  borse-powcr is required by the corporation the company will agree to supply  ���the same charging for a minumum of 400  horse-power and from that up to 450  horse-power according to the horse-power used. In case 450 to 500 horse-power  is required by the corporation the com-^  p"any"willirgi,ee"t6^upplFthesam'3_charg^  ing for a miuumum of .450 horse-power  and from tliat up to. 500. horse-power according to the horse-power 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 shall,  charge for the said 50 horse-power according only to the horse-power used.  And it is understood that the'highest minumum load for any month during  the contract hereunder shall bo the minumum load for each of the ensuing  months during the contract, unless the  minumum is increased by the corporation.  5. Calculations of tho quantity of  power used by the corporation are to be  based upon the . daily , average peak  load, such peak load to be arrived at by-  taking volt-ampere readings, and the  calculations made from such readings.  Such readings shall be taken after the  power has paused through the regulators.  6. The corporation will pay' to tho  company monthly on the 20th day of  each month for the power used (not being less than 100;.horse-power) during  the preceding month';at the following  rates: For all horse-power up to 300  horse-power. at the rate of $3.75 per  horse-power per month; .and for all  horse-power in excess of 300 horse-power  at the rate of $3.33 1-3 pei horse-power  per month..  7. The power supplied by the company shall be continuous as required  during the whole twenty-four hours of  each day.  8. "��� If by reason of any accident or  any cause whatsoever over which the  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 the price in the  agreement provided proportionate to  the actual time of the said stoppage.  . 9. The duration of. the agreement  hereunder shall be for the period of one  year from the date the company shall  commence the delivery of power to the  corporation, which date shall hot be  later than December 1st, 1901.  10. In the event of any dispute or difference arising between ths company  and the corporation in regard to the  construction to be placed on this by-law  or the contract to be executed embodying 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 tho 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 arbitra-  loi s 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 Revised Statutes  of British Columbia, and any amendment thereto now "or hereafter made.  11. A contract embodying thc provisions herepf 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 be  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 tho company any  right or privilege to - generate or distribute or dispose of electric light o"r  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 it the  City of Nelson, and the expression "the  company*' wherever used shall refer to  and mean the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company, Limited, its successors  and assigns.  14. This by-law shall tako effect and  be in force on and after the 26th day  of Noveml er," 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.  lanufaeturing  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELS0JI, B. C. [TELEPHONE/flO. 219.~P. 0. BOX 088.  Take notice that the abovf�� is a true  copy of the'proposed-by-law upon which  the vole of the municipality will be taken on Tuesday, the 19th day of November instant, between the hours of 8  o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m., for the  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.  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air,   __.  Large comfortable, bedrooms and flrst-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men. "*������'.  RATES S2 PER DAY  I^rs. L 0. OlarXe, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Imperial lfot el,Nelson  (Formerly known as the Silver King)  JVJARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LirVJF.       .  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  ORDERS BY MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  Held 1  hiring  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  Notice to Municipal Voters.  ���; ���?1IC*E..1S S??cb}' Sircn tIlat under the pro-  vib-cms of the "Municipal Elections Act" the foi-  lowing arc entitled to voto for mayor and aldermen at the City Municipal Election, viz-  H,irr^'i-1-.1^ ��^fPniaIp. being a British subject of  the full age of twenty-one years, who has paid  on or before the .1r_t day of November all muni-   .  h,P,'-���Ki'a.l!S,i-l'xt!S,?**'sos,s"lonts' a"cl licence fees-  payable by him or her, and  " Who is the assessed owner of lands, or of"  ��!���RrPv,?.mell'-s, <?r thonssessed occupier ol lands.-  within the municipality, or  ��� < L})'h-�� %"��� rPai��V!nt ��_ and carries on business" *  "munieSi^l?ty^er ��f a tradcs Uccnce in -th�� -'  "palith-��"1B a hou**'eholdor within  tho munioi-   '  Householders aro required on or beforo tho  first day of December to enter with the under- "  signed thou- names, as a, voter, and deliver at tho  siime tune a statutory declaration in the form,  provided by the statute. " -  .. r, J- K- STRACHAN, City Clerk-  Nelson, B.C., October 18th, 1901. r '  OFFICE:    BAKER STREET WEST, flEISOJ., B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P; 0. BOX 688.  Tliis hotel, in thc central part of tlio city, has  been entirely renovated and Improved.  Tho commodious, bar is supplied with all tho  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  under the personal management of Mr. J. O.  Naisniith.  The dining room und restaurant are conducted  on the Kuropcan plan, and these and tho hotel  accommodation are under the management, of  Mrs. Gorman, whoso large experience is a guarantee of the comforts of tho hotel.  The Molly Cibson Mining Conjpany, Limited;  JI0K-PERS0_J.il. LIMILIIY. -���*->.-  NOTICE is hereby given that an eJxtraordin ���  arv general meeting of the shareholder will be  held at the Hotel Phair, Nelson, British Colum-  H_J; ��1 ���*ltu,",fty. the 0th day of November,-A.D.* --*  l!)pl.utthc hour of 11 o'clock in tho forenoon, -  when thc subjoined lesolution. which was passeit  at thc extraordieary general meeting of tho  Company held on the 23rd of October, A.D. 1001.  .Mil be submitted for confirmation as a" spceiai  icsolulion. 1V.W...  RESOLUTION.  KESOLVED that the directors of this Com   '  jmnj be, find they are hereby uuthori. cd to raise  thesum of 8120,000 upon tho credit of thc Company on such term. and at such rate of interest  aiulie-pajable at such times as thoy may deem  udvi-able, and for the purpose of securing tho  wid sum of $120,000 and the interest therc-upon  p charge the whole or any part of the assets of  the Company by way of mortgage, trust deed or  trust deeds, and to issue debentures to be secured  by such mortgage, trust deed qr trust deeds.  Dated this 2_th day of October, A.D. 1901.  By cider,  S. *.V. RAY,  President.  Madden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomc art. well furnished and  lighted by electi-lcii*.  The bar is always atoeaea . Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors, and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  rt^g^PttH MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to $1  urns & Co.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND,  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and first class in every .respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN .UNfiTIOfJ HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager. ,  Bar stocked with best brands, of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class tabl�� board.  OLD PAPERS  Suitable for wrapping, 25 conts a hun-  ' drefl.   Apply at  TRIBUNE BINDERY DEPARTMENT  Vancouver Local News.  Head O-pfiob at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand: Porks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ; WHOLES/LE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  t^iM! E. C. TRAVES, Manager  ' LORDEftS^ BY -_L_LlIi. RECKI*VE PKOMPT ATTENTIO  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-0WNEB.  To John J. McAndrews or to any person  or persons to whom he may have transferred his interest in the Black Diamond  mineral claim, situate on the north side  of Bear creek, about three Jjnles from  the town of Ymir, lying soutlnif and adjoining the Bvennig Star mineral claim.  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district, and recorded in the recorder's  office for the Nelson mining division.  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 provisions of the Miner.il Act, and If within  ninety days from the date of this notice  you tail or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together with  _alUr_costs_io__-advertising,--your--interests-.l!2_  the said  claims  will become the. property,  , of the subscriber under section 4 of an act  entitled,   "An Act to  Amend  the  Mineral  Act, 1900.' . JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this llth day of September, 1901.         OEETIPIOATE  OP  IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���Vermont mineral claim, situalo in  the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where localed: On the west fork of Rover  Creek, three and one-half miles south of Kootenay Hiver.  'i'AKK NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend, acting as iigentfor Albert L. Vcller, 115S78J1; Herman  li. Keller, nSS788; and Frederick 8. ..IgicrH, n 128.7,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to Iho Mining Recorder for a Ccrtlllcalo of Jni-  provcnicnts, for tho purposo of obtalningii Crown  Grant of Iho abovo claim.  .And further take notice that action, under section 37, must ho commenced bcfoie tho issuance  of such Certillcate of improvements.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. l'JOl.      N. K. TOWXS.I--ND.  OEETIFIOATE   OP IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���lino mineral claim, situato in tho  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District,  Where located: On the cast slopo of Wild  Horse Mountain, about ono mile southwest ot  thc Elise.  TAKE NOTICE that I. N. I.. Townsend. anting ns agent for Edward Duillic, free minor8certificate No. !_5!-l(io, intend, sixty days from tho  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements,' for tho purposo  of obtaining a Crown Grant, of thc abovo claim.  And further tako notice lhat action, under section 37, must bo commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of August, A.D. 1901.  N. F. TOWNSEND.  MOETGAGE SALE.  Under and by virtue of tho powers contained  in a certain Indenture of Mortgage, which will bo  produced at tho timo of sale, tfiero will be ofi'ered  for sale by PUBLIC AUCTION by Messrs.  Charles A. Waterman & Co., auctioneers, at their  ofllce in thc K. W. C. Rlock, Baker Street, Nelson, on Tuesday, the 12th day of November, 1901,  at the hour of half past two in the afternoon, the  following desirable unimproved property, situato  in tho residential part of the Citv of Nelson, viz:  LOTS 15, l(i and 17 in BLOCK 41c, Subdivision of  Lot SV5, being three adjacent Lots, at the Northwest corner of tlie junction of Ward and Hoover  Stroets.  Kor terms and conditions of sale apply to II. A.  Stewart, Baker Street. Nelson, Solicitor for tho  mortgagee, or to the auctioneers.  Dated the 4th day of November, 1901.  NOTIOE.  NOTICE is hereby given that wo intend to  apply at thc next sitting of thc Board of Licence  Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to bo hold  after thc expiration of thirty days from the dato  hereof, for a transferor the retail liquor licenco  now hold by us for thc promises known ns tho  "Glue 1'ot saloon, situato on Vernon street in  the City of Nelson and on tlio west half of lot 4,  blook 2, subdivision of lot. U5, group 1. Kootonay  District, to William A. Council of tho said CityoC  Nelson.  Dated at Nelson this seventh day of Oclo'e_i.  1901. WALMSLEY Si ROW! Si      --  Witness: K. C* Davison*.  *->r  - A'.  - ".**.  ^1  -6? I  -%_P  ������fil  f-m  ' *^ r  'Y-M  ��� v*l  >*"������> I  ���fit THE  NELSON' TRIBUNE,  SATURDAY' MORNING,  NOVEMBER 9, 1901  i*.*. *.*.*. ************&******************* *********** **<^  liYr  i. ��--...1  <���.,  - r _  \y  -\.  tir  "  in  \tl  Mi  vi  Hi  tli  ..  Ml  Ml  tb  tb  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  tb  Mi  tn  tii  tb  Mi  tb  Mi  tb  ��� Mi  tb  tb  Mi  tii  *%3** *** *$* ?**********���*���**���*���**���*'**********'*****'*&********'  Reduced to one dollar per bottle.  Six bottles for $5.00.  *  W  m  m  m  *����  W. F. TEETZEL & CO. |  m  #  oys  Having added to "my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J.::M.:G  ir0 T'i��  Uf  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  ito  to  ito  ito  ito  v��  PUT US DOWN  In your note book as having the best .bargains  to  n  the largest choice.  and you'll make no mistake.   The bargains we are now  showing are the best we ever offered.   New and hand-    *  some Furniture in the latest  styles.   Early  buyers  have    ^\  to  to  to  ��    u.fl    wiinrnv    ��    wvi   to  to  J*  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  '^***-*-***-*-*-**-*-**-*-**-****-***$  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  : We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  c'onvincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers In Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  HnmUBBBSZ  E. FERGUSON & GO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A COMPLETE Llj.E OF C/\NADI/\H AND IMPORTED LIQUORS.  Eainer Seattle) Beer in pints and quarts.     Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  pints and quarts.   Kola "Wine, the best Temperance drink.  Our Special Canadian Eye in 5s and 6s.  Dawson's Perfection Scotch "Whiskey.       Granada pure Havana Oigars.  Uuion Oigars, a full range iu prices.   Cards and Poker Ohips.  Agents Brunswick-Balke Collender Billiard  Tables and Supplies.  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  ii u. ni.  Dully.  G:I0 |i. ni.  Daily.  (i:.0 p. in.  Daily  S a. in.  S a. in.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  lviiskmiofik, < 'rest-in. Movie,  .'ranlii-ink, Marysville. hart  Steele, Klko, Kernie. Michel,  Hlaii'iiio.-, Frank, Muclood  I.ethliniltfe, WlnnljieK, unci  all.Kaslern points.  COLUMHTA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  Uolisnn, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  ltevelstokcancl all polnU cast  unci weslon CP.lt. main line.  llohson. Trail ami Kos-slancl.  ltohson. Cascade, Grand  Forks, I'luunix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  ltohson. Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  ARHIVK  I p. in.  Daily.  10:10 p.in  Da  ii.ii  Hy  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a. iu.  LEAVE  _ p. in.  4 p. ni.  SLOCAN IUVEIt RA-LWy  Slocan City, Silverton, New  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 Lake Branch  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays.)   arrive '  3:40 p. in.  ARRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a. at.  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  Depot  10:10 a.m.  Mount'in  11 a. m.  Daily  NELSON &  FORT   SHEPPARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.    .  LEAVE  5:?0 p.m.  Daily  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Palfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Depot  6 p.m.  Mount'in  5:30 p. tn.  Daily  ARRIVE  11 a. rn.  Daily  CITY AND DISTRICT.  Tomorrow at Emmanuel church Rev.  William Munroev .will preach on the  "Sure Foundation." Id the evcDing the  subject will be "l'ublic Opinion."  The smoker in the opera house  should diaw a good audience this'evening. A number of c*;Uchii)ir novelties  are premised. The proceeds of the affair v/ill go to the Nelson Boat Club.  The Socialistic Educational Club will  hold their regular meeting on Sunday  afternoon in the Minns' ~Union hall.  The subject of the afternoon's discussion will be "Capital and Labor," and  will be introduced by Mr. Haneox.  ^ Tho contract for the renovating of  "the Thomson Stationery Company's  premises on Baker street has beea let  to John Toye. The job calls- for tho  putting in of a plate glass front and  other improvements, the cost of wliich  will be in the' neighborhood of $600.  C. V-/. West moved his lamily yesterday to tho Goldsmith-ranch.' This property, which consists of 125 acres,- was  purchased by Mr. West a few months  ago. It is on tho north side of lhe lako,  six miles from Nelson. Mr. We.t will  hiive telephone communication with  the city.  WORK-S  ROSSJUAIND   ENGINEERING  CUNL.IFFH  &  MeMILLAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORS OARS, skips, cagos, ore bin doors, chutoa and gonoral wrought iron work.    Our ore cars aro  the best on the market.   Write us for references and full partieu ars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY IT OR SAI.E.Tr.One 5-foot Helton waterwheel, width 600 foot, "8 to Jfi'  spinal riveted pipe.   One 10x5x13 outside packed plun��er sinking pump.    Rook drills, stopirj-  bars, &c &c.  AGENTS NORTHBY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.  O.  Box  198.  THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  HOIDI TEA  J. A. MM & CO.  The best in the market, In 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.  50c a Found  GROCERS AND PROVISION D1-A.T_.ERS. Houston Block. Baker St.reat  G. R. Linklater of Salmo is in Nelson  for the purpose of shearing a hotel license for his premises at, Salmo. As  t!ie applicant's wife was refused a license a short time ago thc commissioners will not -bo able to consider -the  present license unless the granting of  it is iVvoraMy considered by everyone.  Objectior taken to the granting of tHo  license by anyone would be fatal to the  applicant's chances.  Harry Houston has been) stealing  bases for four years as u member of  Nelson's base ball team; liut,'.Apparently ..bases have not been llio only things  lrel"=ha;s"=be"en=sleaIing*=dtn'ing="the=four=  years he has been aw��y from Alton,  Ontario. He has stole into the affections  of a fair maiden,, and yesterday ho  stole 9. nuirch on all his friends and  was wedded to Miss Agnes Gertrii��l.  Maltby by Rev. Mr. Munroe of.the Congregational church and then they  quietly slipped away to Mp the honey  of their honeymoon in the high altitudes of Rossland.  THE  BINDSRY  DEPARTMENT OJT  XHfTSlBIH-E ASSOCIATION, LHKiTfD,  PO��KB BjbOGB, 20BI.8OB.  BOOK BIDDING  SP��G!Al nUiED 81AM E00_(S  SPECIAL BUU0 FORMS  The directors cf tho Yeliows.ono  mine have decided to close the mine  down for the winter. The miners* havi  be'en laid off aiid them aro but a few  men left at t.he property getting things  in shupo. It is reported the rtlroctor..  have under consideration tho adoption  of a moro economic method of treating  the Yellowstone ore. There are also  said to be bodies.of low grade oro on  the property, which, while it would  harly offer much of a margin on milling treatment, would yet give good returns on cyaniding. While the consideration of the improved methods for  treatment is the principal reason for  the shut down, the bad condition of tho  Yellowstone road is said to have hastened matters, as tbe road is too heavy  to permit of the moving of concentrates.  The strike made recently on the Hideaway fraction, in t.he vicinity of the  Yellowstone property, continues to improve in appearance. The Hideaway is  a small sized claim lying in between  the Yellowstone, the Marie and the  Yosemite. A number ot assessments  have been done on a large ledge which  runs through the center of the property,  but with rather indifferent iosults. The  recent strike is upon a spur which runs  from the main ledge. The discovery was  made at a point on iho spur about .UO  feet from the main ledge and consists  of a body of Quartz which varies in size  from ono to four feet in width. Assays  made from the decomposed ledge matter give returns of $..fi in gold and from  the solid quartz assays as high as $15  have been secured. A few shots were  also put in the ledge at the point of contact with the spur. At this point tli 3  ledge is ten feet wide and shows up well.  The Hideaway proporty was at one time  under bond to the Yellowstone Mining  Company Their work was all done on  the main ledge which ihen had an-indicated value of 14 feet. !t is said tho  holders ol the bond got a sansple assay  of ?8 across the entire face of the ledge,  but for some reason the bond was not  taken up. The Hideway ledge runs into  a oorner of tho Mamie property and on  through tho Yosemite.  Rev James Turner of tho Methodist  Church, ono of Kootenay's pioneer  preachers, is in Nelson. Since leaving  here he has been in many lands, and on  his return was astonished at the growth  ot the town and at the fact that all .it  his old-time friends were alive and glad  to see hint. While in Nelson he will bo  the guest of John A. Turner. o  Anniversary services will be held at  the Methodist church tomorrow, the  (sermons morning and evening being  preached by Rev. James Turner, one of  the pioneers of Kootenay.. The following  special music will be rendered by the  choir. Morning anthem: "Sun of My  Soul," Hall. Evening anthem: "Yo  Shall Dwell in the Land." Stainer; and  quartett: "Sing on. Oh Blissful Music,"  Swaney.  A. L. Davenport arrived iu Nelson  yesterday from Spokane. He came in  to make a payment upon the bond  which he has on the Bayonne group  of mines at the head of Summit creek.  The payment due amounts to ?2000, and  will be turned over to the locators of  the property on Monday. Mr. Davenport  has a email crew of men with him  whom he will take out to the property  next week. Provisions for six months  will be taken in and work will be continued all winter. Marc Gilliam will  have charge of the work during Mr  Davenport's absence.  A meeting of the assayers of the  province was held in the' Hotel Phair  last ever ing for the purposo ot taking  the preliminary steps toward the organization of the British, Columbia Institute* of Assayers. A. I.. McKillop was  in -the chair and A. Cuthbert. Welch,'  assayer at the Trail smelter acted as  fecretary. There wore: upwards of fifteen assayers present. The greater portion of last evening's meeting was devoted to the-work of framing by-law...  The officers of tho institute will bo  elected at tho first annual meeting.  AT THE HOTELS.  MADDEN���W. J. Murray, Slocan  City. ���   '   -  TREMONT���J. L. Peard, Medicine  Hat; A. Williamson, Medicine Hat.  QUEEN'S���t; R". Van do Bogort and  Grant Morris, Ymir: Maurice Van de  Bogart, Napance; M. I. Quinn, Spokane;  O. B. Appieton, Eight-mile; Ross Corn-  stock, Sandon: W. Harper, Erie.  GRAND CENTRAI.���E. J. Flahilf,  Slocan; J. D. Spears, Creston; J. W.  Masterson, Ymir; A. Goodrich, Silver-  ton; Arthur Dickson and Thomas Pearson, Morrisey? J<\ Thompson, Morrisey;  C. A. Kengron, Elko.   ..',  PHAIR---J. : Cuthbert j\Veleh, Trail:  Fred Ccwans, Silverton; .Ernest Petty,  Throe Forks: Howard West, Sandon;  O. V. White. Sandon: Arthui A. Cole,  Ros?land;- Wj-lter, E 5egs*wortl_, Erie;  Norman- Carmiehael. Granite Mill; Allan Archer, Ytnif mine; TV B. Barker  and wife*, Spokane..  -HUME���O. R. Brenner, 'London; C.  W. Armstrong, Montreal:.;J. C. Conli.n,  Victoria; J. W. Richers. Kaslo; J. M.  Fehey, Toronto: A. L. Davenport. Spokane; Marc Gilliam, B&yonue; M. M.  Clouclman, Toronto: T. G-. Breen, Winnipeg; J. A McCallum .and. wife^ Columbia; A. Rugglos. I-yndenviJle; Wilson Herald, Cariboo: S. Blad, Chicago;  J .H. .Donaldson, Winnipeg; Thomas  Barnett, Vancouver; Harold J. Thomas.  London. -      '  BALANCE ON THE RIGHT SIDE  Queen Bess Makes Good Showing  The fourth ordinary general meeting  ^f*=th^=Qu(Ten^BesF^PMpTietary=Coni=  pany. was held in London'on Tuesday,  October 2f)th. The fiscal years of this  company ends on March 31st, and although tho report of the directors  shows a tidy balauco upon the year's  operations they did. not, feei warranted  in declaring a dividend. The mining  operations cf the company show a  balance on the right side of ��5891 is  6d, and to this is added interest on deposits, etc., amounting to ��331 7s,  making a total of $6222 lis 6d. The deductions made from this include London offlco expenses of ��.'.088 7s 3d,  mine management ��1.37 35s, and sundry expenses of ��1725 _5s lOd, which  leave 'tho profit on the ycur's operations  of ��1970 J3s fid. Against this, the directors decided to reduce capital expenditure by writing off ��498 Uf _0d for  depreciation. This brought the balance  down to ��1.72 Is 7d, to which was added the credit balance of ��-428 9s E>d  brought forward from the previous year.  Thi.. gave a total balance of ��1900 lis  from which the directors wrote off  ��1500 development, leaving a balance  of ��400 lis to be carried forward to  the next account.  In their explanation of the accounts  the directors express regret that the  condition of the mine did not peniiit  of larger shipments being made, the  increase over the previous year being  but 125 tons. A further factor which  affected the results was the continuous  fall in tho price of lead, representing  about ��4 per tun. and as about 303  tons of lead were extracted from the  ore they point out but for the price of  lead tho result would have been much  more satisfactory.  Development work upon the property  has been followed up energetically. The  main tunnel was extended to 1670. feet,  and the main shaft from tunnel No. 5  conrected therewith, and intermediate  levels Nos G, 7, 8, and 9 were started.  In the No. 6 the ore chute was found  and various raises put up to connect  with tunnel 5, but up to the date of the  making of the report the ore had not  been found in tunnels 7, 8, and 9, nor  in the main shaft. In this connection  the engineer of the company, E. R.  Woakes. is cited as of tho opinion that  a bad fault has occurred between tunnels 6 and 7. but that the ore chute that  was found iu the upper levels was continuous in depth, coupled wilh this a  NELSON. B.C.  KASLO, B. C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C.  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.  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  Blowers,   Exhausters,  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.  Hand   Shaft  Pumps,  Pipe and  Fittings Steam   Packing,   Leather  Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore Cars, Canton Steel.  and  suggestion that prospecting work be  continued in the main and lower tunnels with a view to finding it.  The output of the mine for the fiscal  year was 733 tons of galena of a gross  value of ��12,0S7,7s, and 677 tons of carbonates of a gross value' of ��5595 (>s  7d. Of this there were 230 tons of ore  on hand of a value of ��2145 3s, so that  the rctual output of the property for  the year was USO tons of a value of  ��15.537 10s 7d. The gross value of tha  galena per ton was ��16 9s 6a, and of  the carbonates ��8 5s 3d. Tito average  cost per ton of mining, sorting, haulage, etc., is given as ��3 14s 6d, and th-3  cost of freight and treatment ��4 19s  9d, making a total of ��8 14s.3d.  An ir teres.ing. feature is the report  of the directors to the effect that the  increase of lis Kcl in. thc cost of mining,  sorting, haulage, etc.. is due to tho  higher wages ��� granted by the terms of  settlement of 0 the strike. This would  be interesting as bearing on the increased cost of mining as a result of  the strike compromise were it not for  the fact that, the-director? also state  that, the Queen Bess faulted badlv.  This admission opens up the question  as to whether tho increased cost per  ton was due entirely to the advanco  made Iv tho wages of the miners or  whether the increase was in a measure  due to tlio-increased trouble of finding  the vein in the. lower levels or the  tearching for it since it does not appear to have, been found.  The repor lof the directors suggests  the i ecessity for some outlet for the  ores of-the province other than that  offered by tho I'nited States smelter  trust and the few independent smolters  in the Urited States. The directors recite that great difficulty was experienced during the year in getting ore  smelted, owing to tho -action of the  American smelters, and that as a result many of t.he mines in the district  had to close down. They themselves  consider they were fortunate in obtaining a contract fat thi. Nelson  smelter) for smelting all the company":,  ores at slightly increased charge. This  they explain accounted for tho increased  cost of freight and"treatment, amounting to 2s Id per ton.  THE CITY AUDITOR'S REPORT  Receipts and Disbursements.  Auditor McDermid has submitted his  report of the city's receipts and disbursements for the nine months of this year  ending September 30th, 1901. It is as  follows:  RECEIPTS.  Real estate taxes ?   3,012 67  Electric light rates     15,635 56  Water rates      13,103 43  Licenses       11,805 00  Police court fines       1,226 00  Sewer rentals         552 76  Road tax         382 00  Dog' tax         316 00  Burial permits         ..92 20  .Supplies-sold-.-:------ ���^ -59-40  Scavenger rates      3,971 78  Weigh scales ."         230 00  Hose sold  24 75  Province for school..?.      1,182 00  Rent rock crusher         150 00  Miscellaneous      2,551 50  Debentures sold.  ? 54,598 08  ....103,781 25  Total    ?158,379 33  DISBURSEMENTS.  Fire department maintenance $  Fire department equipment...  Police maintenance    Scavenger maintenance   Scavenger equipment   Legal expenses   Miscellaneous   Stationery and advertising...  Buildings and grounds   Buildings and grounds maintenance ,  City hall.salaries.   Sewer construction    Sewer maintenance   Electric light construction....  Electric light maintenance...  Water-works construction....  Water-work?, maintenance ...  Streets   Sidewalks    Public health   Furniture and fixtures..'   Fuel and light   Interest   Weigh scales   Donations   Commissions for tax collections     High school construction   Pound   Water rights ..'.   Sundry accounts   Bank of Montreal loan   Bank of Montreal overdraft..  Cash on hand   3,094 55  (!S2 88  4,002 61  4,083 39  1?5 00  532 60  .   578 22  1,496 30  310 70  335 16  3,584 20  5,418 90  117 SO  2,034 43  5,235 26  4,985 66  1,736 42  10,249 38  4.S79 07  3,287 38  87 00  35 50  11,203 37  229 56  3,262 88  73 20  1,318 62  3 50  399 65  4,312 47  76,000 00  2,943 It  1,090 17  Total ...$158,373 33  Nelson Mining Division Records.  . The new locations received at. the  Nelson   record   office   yesterday   were:  Bilue Bird; near Porto Rico Siding,  Rambler on Wild Horse cieek, Eaglo,  near Porto Rico Siding, and Britton,  near Poito Rico Siding, by R. K. Fleeter; North Pacific, near Ymir, by "VV. F.  Hull; and Little Eagle, two miles  southeast of thc mouth ot Slocan river,  by T. J. Lovcoster.  Certificates of work were issued to  Siflroie Lefebvre, on the Grand Junction, Victoria, St. Phillippe and Rel  Star mineral claims: and to Patrick  Daly, or. the Atlin.  News Notes From Winnipeg.  WINNIPEG, November 8.���Among  the western passengers today was W.  Mills and wife of Sydney, Australia.  Mr. Mills is managing director o. the  Canadian-Australian Steamship Line.  Ho is returning from Montreal, where  ho conferred with the C. I'. R. in regard  to the improvement of trade with  Canada and the antipodes.  A true bill has' been found against  Samuel G. Hurst for arson by a grand  jury at the Winnipeg assizes.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  PUBLIC NOTICE.  Public notice is hereby given thnt tho voto of  tho electors of tho-Municipality .of tho City of  Nolson will be taken on by-law No.e101, "A bylaw in regard to purchasing cert-iin power from  the West. ICootonay Power & Light Company," on  Tuesday, tlio 10th day of November, instant., between tlie hours of S o'clock a. in. and _ < o'clock  p.m. ,;*  For the Kast Ward, at the Citj' Polico Court on  Josephine Street, and for the West AVard at the  oflico of Ward Brothers, on the north side of  Uaker Street, between Stanley and Kootenay  Strcols, in the City of Nel-on.  "Any male or female boing of the full ngo of  twenty-one years who is the assessed owno. of  land or of real estate property within the municipality shall have a vote cither confirming or negativing thc said by-law in each ward in which ho  or she may bo asses .ed for land or real properly."  Hated at Nelson, I-.C, this 8tli day of November, liWl. J. IC. STl-ACHAy,  Returning Olllcer.  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  Something New  in Watch Oases  l.ead tlio guarantee below and ask to  see tho case:  This case is made especially for the  use of railroad men and nil others whoso  watches are subjected to cxtrcmcly  hnrd service.  It is made exactly like a Mic solid gold,  case, except that it is stiffened within  the gold by a layer of specially prepared  " metal, made by a secret process, which  although less costly, is harder and stiller  than 1_K g*old.  It has more gold on the outside than  is over worn oil'an all-gold case without  rendering it too flimsy to bo of further  uso. Thc pendant joints and bow aro  solid gold.  .Vis guarantee: that it will last  longer and wear moro satisfactorily  than an all-gold case. '."���"  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelers.  BAKER STREET NKLSON  IF BROWN SAID SO IT'S RIGHT  ft  KOOTENAY,...  COFFEE CO.  ���**���*���**���****���**���****.*.**.*.**.***.  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  ���**���*���**���*���***���****.*.*.*.**.**.*.**.*.  We are offering at lowest prices the best  grades o .Coylon, India, China and Japan  Teas. a  Our Best", Motha and Java Coffee, per  pound ..?_0  Moclia nnd'Java Blond, 3 pounds..... 1 00  Choice Blond Coffeo, _ pounds  1 00  Special E_ond Coffoo, 6 pounds ....... 1 00  Rio Blend Coffoo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blond Coylon Tea, per pound r  30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P.O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS  Our Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar  CURES COUGHS AND COLDS  Bewaro of the "Just as Good" kind.  Insist on getting tho Genuine C. D. &  B. Compound Syrup, of White Pine and  Tar.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Blook.       Corner Ward and Baker 9ts  HEAL ESTATE  INSUBANCi BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake. Addition.,  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property, adjoining the parkj  And J. & J. Taylor sates.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without Interest.  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  FOR  SALE.  " Poor folks friends  soon forget them."  Superficial shoes  lose customers*  The Slater Shoe  market cost  money*  It is too valuable to  lose���through giving  mere finish at the  expense of service.  "The Slater Shoe"  \J _-  /toodKarWd-C',  >- _j  $2SOO���Furnished house containing 5 rooms  bathroom, etc. Plcnsnntiy situated. Two  lots.   Part cash, balance easy terms.  $1000���House aud lot. House contains I rooms,  bathroom, etc. Centrally situated. ��500 cash,  balance monthly payments.  $1725���Five-room cotlase. Hall, bathroom and  pantry. Ono and a half lots, fenced and laid  down in clover.   Very easy terms.  $3225���House coiilaininjj; 15 rooms, hall, bathroom, otc. Suitable for hum.ling house. Closo  to Bukur street. ��1500 cash, balance easy  payments.  $84'>���Three-room collage and lot ih Sloean  City. Free titlo. ��200"cash, balance on easy  terms.  $25<�����Good cabin and lot in Humo Addition.  ��150 cash, balance in three months.  EEG-INALD J. STEEL  Phone 278. Official Broker,  IMPERIAL BBBWIM- COMPANY  EMK1.SOX & -lElSTEHER. . "  ROVAL SHOE STORE, Aberdeen Bock  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring  looal and ooast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ot ol! kinds,  10 WHAT TOU WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WB WILIi MAKE IT FOB TOD  CALL AND SET PRIOBS.  a   _ris  HAIi ASH JJUOS BTBKKTB, H__UW_f  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRBWERa AND BOTTOKRS (W,  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trada,  BREWERY   AT   NELSON  OYSTER  OYSTER  OYSTER  OYSTER  OYSTER  OYSTER  COCKTAILS  COCKTAILS  COCKTAILS  AT   THE   MANHATTAN.  AT   THE   MANHATTAN-  COCKTAILS  COCKTAILS  COCKTAILS  AT   THE   MANHATTAN.-  AT   THE   MANHATTAN,  The   Manhattan.  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST BRANDS  LIQUORS AND CIGARS.


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