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Array o  ESTABLISHED   1892  TUESDAY MOKNING,  NOVEMBER  19,   1901  DAILY EDITION  TIB MW TREATY  ENGLAND WAVES SOME OF  HER RIGHTS  UNDER    CLAYTON-BULWER   CONVENTION���ENGLISH  PRESS  COMMENT.  WASHINGTON.   November   1.8.���Thc  new  Hay-Pauncefote treaty was signed  to-lay at 12:05 by secretary Hay for the  United Slates ana lord Pauncefote, the  British ambassador,  for  Groat Britain.  This treaty is intended to replace  the  first Hay-Pauncefote  treaty. That contention was amended so by the United  States  senate at  its  last session that  the British government declined to ratify it. Within a few weeks negotiations  began afresh between Hay and Pauncefote, which has resulted in thc signature  " of a new treaty drawn with special reference to the objections made by Great  Britain. From a due sense of courtesy  which  must  be  observed  towards  the  United States senate wherever a treaty  is   concerned   the  state  department  is  stopped   from   making  public  the  text  of the new convention and it will remain   a   secret  until   the   senate  shall  break tho seal of confidence. It is stated  that   various   publications   which   have  been  mado  of the alleged   text of  the  treaty are all erroneous_and conjectural,  though in view of. the rath2r tree  ' admissions it has beci possible by the  use  of the text of this treaty to construct one similar in general terms to  Lhe new conventicn. Tlie principal point  of difference between the new and the  failed treaty is tlie withdrawal of Great  Britain from "the joint guarantee of the  iH-utiality of the-canal, thus leaving the  United  States-the sole guarantee.  Tho  section of the old. provision respecting  [f        the   right  to  fortify   the  canal  leaves  V        that  riglft  by  inference. optional  with  ^he   United   States.   All   commerce. of.  whatever   nationality   passing   through  the canal will fare alike. There will be  no discrimination in rates of the United  States    shipping.    Otherwise   the   new  treaty in scope is similar to last year's  treaty. It replaces technically the Clayton-Bulwer   treaty   concluded  on   April  10th.   1S50.   By  the  teims  of.-, that  old  condition the United  States and Great  Britain agreed that neither should seek  anv advantage in the right of transit  across tho isthmus. By the'new convention  Great Britain yields her right in  favor   of   the  United   States,  which   is  thus at liberty to construct a canal.  Nothing more remains to be done in  resrard to the signing ol the Hay-Paun-  c'-fote treaty which took place at 12:05  today before the senate meots or indeed  until the treaty shall have been ratified,  rejected   or  amended.   If.it should   oe  ratified the state department will proceed    immediately    to    i pgctiate    the  treaties with Ccsta Rica and Nicaragua,  for which  it has already arranged in  ���protocols���pending���-before���the���senata-  which will permit, the coral to be constructed and pi escribe the terms tip-on  which the consent of Costa Rica a?,.d  Nicaragua are given.  It.was in  anticipation  of  this  a'cticn,   it  is  presumed,  that tho Nicaraguan government receit-  ly denounced the treaty of trade and  commerce witi the United States. This  treaty   contained   directions   conveying  rights  as  to  canal  construction which  are to ho replaced by more modern provisions. There was no particular ceremony connected with the signature today of the important convention. Lord  Pauncefote  had    been   indisposed   for  several  days past and it was not'expected that the treaty would be signed  before  the  end   of  the  current  week.  However,  to the surprise of the utato  departme.it officials, the ambasHudor appeared  at  the department about noon  and the work of signing the treaty was  si-on dispatched. The scene was in the  historic diplomatic chamber of the state  department and Itsides the principals,  secretary   Hay   and   lc.rd    Pauncefote.  there were pressnt Sidney Smith, chief  of the diplomatic bureau of the United  States state department;  Percy Wynd-  fram, the second secretary of the British  embassy;   William  Gwyn and Edward Savoy, the secreary of state's pri  ���vate messenger, whose duty it was to  attend to the placing of the seals. The  treaty   was   signed   by   secretary   Hay  ...with a gold pen in'a silver* penholder,  which had been used in the signature  of other conventions and is the personal  property of the secretary.^  LONDON, November 18.���The Westminster Clazette publishes an article  this afternoon contending.that from a  British view point it is desirable that  thc United States should build exclusively and guarantee the neutrality of  the isthmian canal, and that if lord  Lansdowne shall obtain full commar-  e.ial privileges on the canal for Great  Britain the-treaty will not be wholly  ciie-sided. The article concludes with  advising the public to expect and to be  pi spared to accept a settlement which  ���will substantially give us all we want,  but which outwardly will not appear to  be a triumph of diplomacy. By th-j  blundering of American statesmen we  vere put in an embarrassing position  last year, and we will show some mag-  ���nanmity if, for the sake of peace and  .good will, we approach the new settle  ment without a rcollection of the event,  l.-jl use remember that we have had  some recent success in dealings with  America. The Behring sea award and  the Venezuelan treaty were both substantially in our favor, and if we get  open water in the canal we shall he the  E?iners by the loss of the Clf.yton-Bul-  wer treaty.  The Pall Mall Gazette takes a similar vi*jw of the matter and says: "We  are surrendering a right we never seriously think of exercising, but which  might be infringed at any moment to  the serious detriment of British dignity. On the other hand, it is understood that 'compensation will he found  in the absence of heavy toll tariff restrictions. The canal is e> pec ted to be  thrown open to the world, and the opening of that door will be the prize the  British government obtained for the  abandonment of the Clayton-Bulwer  treaty."  Thc St. James Gazette says: "We  have confidence that the American pao-  plc will recognize in the abandonment of  the CI ly ton-Bui wer treaty a further  sign of the value we set on their good  will and the earnestness of our desire  to help forward their aspirations. Her  greatness and the hearty relation between mother and daughter are more to  us than academic treaty rights."  $IO,OOOWO_TH OF DIAMONDS  Stolen From Portland Hotel.  PORTLAND, Oregon, November 18.���  E. P. Lowenthal. a diamond broker of  New York, ai rived here Saturday last  and registered at the Portland hotel. He  was assigned to a room on the ground  floor of the hotel and placed a trunk  containing diamonds valued at $10,000  and $200 in gold in the room. Mr. Lowenthal states that he left the hotel between 5 and 10 o'clock last evening, and  that when he returned he found - the  trunk open and the diamonds ana cash  missing. Detectives were " summoned  and from a hasty examination arrived  at tho conclusion that as the janitor of  ��t.he hotel had a bunch of keys in the  pocket of a pair of trousers which were  hanging in a closet in the basement and  the keys were missing the thief, who was  evidently -well posted in the basement of  tho hotel, secured these keys and thus  effected an entrance to Mr. Lowenthal's.  room. It is supposed that the robber  after securing his. plunder made his way  through a folding door to the basement  and placing a ladder against tha wall  of the hotel courton Seventh street and  mado good his escape.  copper, ccvt'ied with waste soaked in  vater. Then electrician Graham went  to tlie switch! osirc. and threw on the  current. It was supposed to convey the  powerful current into the beast but it  was observed that there was no flash  when tho switch was thrown and the  electrodes nu nifested none of the ordinary symptcms. Even the water in the  waste was not evaporated ard the elephant stood as if. at his meals. He  picked up a plank and waved it to and  fro. After a few minutes theo switch  "was thrown back and the elephant returned to its quarters. Mr. Bostock may  now exhibit him as an elephant proof  against the electric current.  TWELYEBEASONS  Victoria Local News  VICTORIA. November 18.���The department of mines is receiving hundreds  of applications for infraction of recent  gold finds in the Cariboo district and in  answer are sending maps and all information of the district in their possession. A big rush to thc district is  looked for in the spring.  The ship Greta,- which arrived here  yesterday from Cardiff had a narrow  escape from collision with an unknowa  ship off the Golden Gate. The stranger  passed under her bows during the night.  The Greta brought 1800 tons of patent  fuel for the navy. The fuel is used only  in cases in which it is necessary to get  up steam in a hurry and is the first  brought to this station.  Lockwood is hero on his way to the  west coast to superintend tne work of  ~cl ear ing"the~s ite'f or_the~landin g~of "the  Pacific cable.   Report Was Unfounded. -  BOSTON, November 18.���A private  messs-ge to the chamber of commerce  today stated that the steamer Ella, re-'  ported to have beer, lost off the coast  of Newfoundland, passed Quebec yesterday.. -    ELEPHANT ELECTRIC PROOF  The Eaiser and His Battleships.  BERLIN, November 18.���Emperor  William today participated in the debate of the society of naval engineers  on the subject of placing heavy guns  on battleships and its effect upon their  design and construction. His majesty  referred Lo the influence of military requirements upon the development of  ship construction ard artillery and  pointed out how the aim of Germany  "nad always been to allow the opinion of  thevofficers who had to navigate ships  to have as much weight and influence  as the shipbuilders and the constructor.  Twenty-five Japs Reported Killed  HELENA. Montana, November 18.���  Reports have been received here of a  disastrous wreck on the Gnat Northarn  rear Culbertson station in the" northeastern part of the state. An east-  bound freight, extra, collided with" a  wcrk train and twenty-five Japanese  are reported to have beeu killed. The  extra was running at 25 miles an hour  around a sharp c^rve in the track at  the time of the accident. So far as cau  be learned the Japanese were the only  cr.es injured.  Guarantee of the Triple Alliance.  BUDA PESTH, November 18.���Tha  Hungarian premier, M. Desell, during  the course of a debate on the throne  speech in the diet today, said amid great  applause that tlie triple alliance guaranteed to all three states party thereto  such a measure'of security as no othor  alliance could give. Although Great  Britain, owing to her traditions, was not  a party to this agreement nevertheless  she leaned toward the alliance, and Austria-Hungary could act in accordance"  with Russia regarding the Balkan states.  M. Desell also announced that Hungary  was negotiating with Austria for a'ciis-  toms agreement substantially upon'the  lines of the one expiring in 1901.  A Protest From Dresden.  DRESDEN, November 18.���-The municipal council will hold an extra meeting tomorrow to protest against the  speech of Joseph Chamberlain, the British colonial secretary at Edinburgh.  This protest will be notewcrthy as the  first official action' in this direction.  Thc Post expi esses its disapproval of  such official demonstration.  WHY   PROPERTY-OWNERS  SHOULD VOTE AGAINST  THE WEST KOOTENAY POWER &  LIGHT COMPANY BY-LAW  TODAY.  FRENCHMEN CET RIOTOUS  3200 Volts Didn't Feaze Him.  BUFFALO, November 18.���After the  proposed public execution of the elephant Jumbo had boen stopped by the  Society for the Prevention of Cruelty  to Animals today, a private attempt  was made. The elephant was not even  scared by the electrodes, and the few  witnesses not in the employ of Frank  C. Bostock, the animal trainer, thought  no current was sent through the wires.  Upwards of one thousand people, had  paid 50 cents each to get into the-stadium today to see the execution. While  they were getting in Mr. Bostock was  called up on the phone by mayor Diehl.  who asked him not to allow the execution to be made publicly, as he thought  it would reflect on the city.  Former postmaster-geneial Wilson S.  Bicsell, for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, made a protest and an injunction against the deed  was threatened. Irfluenced by these requests, Mr. Bostock announced to the  crowd that the execution would not  take place and the money was refunded  to ticket holders. Mr. Bostcc.k said the  elepharvt was highly dangerous, and  must die in private before night. He  brought Jumbo into the stadium at o  o'clock, chained to two smaller elephants. The man killer was takn on a  platform and chained to a row of  stakes. Two heavy electric wires had  been run into the stadium and the current was conti oiled by a switch on the  wall. One was supposed to carry a current of 1000. the ether 2200 volts. Four  electrodes attached to the wires were  strapped  to tho elephant,  two  behind  Lively Scenes in Chamber of Deputies.  PARIS, November 18.���An uproarious  riot occurred today in the chamber of  deputies. during the discussion of the  bill authorizing a loan of 265,000.000  -francs-in-three-per-cent-perpelual-rentas  to reimburse the treasury for its outlay  as a result of the Chinese expedition  and to, pay indemnities to French sufferers in China. M. Hubbard reported  that tho budget commission proposed to  reduce the amount of the loan to 210,-  000,000 francs because objection was  taken that France should advance indemnities to the religious associations  and financial enterprises. M. Hubbard's  report was extremely anti-clerical. M.  Ribot (Republican) replied to M. Hut-  bard, protesting against his report,  which he denounced as shameful,  whereupon M. Berteaux (Socialist) exclaimed that M. Ribot deserved to have  his ears boxed. A.t this the Centrists  vehemently protested, while the Socialists cheered. Amid the din M. Deschanet, president of the chamber, called  upon M. Berteaux to withdraw. . This  M. Berteaux refused to do and renewed  outcries and hanging of desks, resulted.  M. Deschanet continued ringing his bell  until the hubbub was subdued, when he  asked the chamber to censure-M. Berteaux. This was voted. M. Ribot then  resumed his reply to M. Hubbard's report, but the Socialists commenced their  noisy opposition, while the Centrists responded equally loudly until the uproar  became so deafening and continuous  that M. Deschanet after vainly clanging  his bell and calling for ojder left th-3  chair and the session was suspended.  Subsequently the session was resumed  and M. Ribot concluded his speech. The  chamber then adjourned.  Punished for Dueling.  BERLIN, November 18.���The court  martial to inquire into the duel between  lieutenant Blackowitz and lieutenant  Hildebrand, both army officers at Am-  .sterburg, east Prussia, in which tha  former was killed, has sentenced lieutenant Hildebrand to two years' imprisonment. Lieutenant Croddeck, second  to lieutenant Hildebrand, has beoa'sentenced to five clays' imprisonment.  Liverpool Free From Plague.  WASHINGTON, November 18��� Surgeon general Wyman of the Marine  Hospital service today received a cablegram   from    past    assistant    surgeon  Thomson at Liverpool saying that city  the ears and two further back on the I today was officially declared free from  body. These electa des wc*re made of J plague.  The silly' electioneering circular issued by -mayor Fletcher and aldermen  Hamilton, Gillett, Pateison, and Selous  states that the property-owners opposed to the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company by-law do not use arguments or give reasons for opposing  it;r they simply use vile insinuations  against the motives of the mayor and  the four aldermen who favor the bylaw. If Thc Tribune reported street gossip, it could give several columns of  opinions that might ieflect on the motives that actuate mayor Fletcher and  .aldermen Hamilton, Gillett, Paterson.  and Selous,- and their able adjutant,  Charles Augustus Waterman, in their  efforts to get. the property-owners of  Nelson to ratify a deal that certainly  nosns loss to the city, however much  gain it may irean to the West Kootenay Power & Light Company and  others.  But The Tribune "will discuss the  question at .is-suo from the standpoint  lhat "all men are like Caesar's wife,  above resrofich.  First. The- people of Nelson hayo declared in favor of municipal ownership  of public utilities, snd in canning out  that prirciple have expended over $70,-  000 on an electric lighting plant and  over $100,000 on a waterworks system.  Every time the property-owners have  teen asked to ratify by-laws for the  pui pose of raising money- to extend  these two utilities the by-laws have  been ratified by large majorities. Therefore it cannot be said that the property-  r'owi.ers of Nelson are unwilling to further continue ou tlie lines on which they  hf:ve made such "a good beginning.  Seccnd. Both the electric. ��� lighting  ana waterworks systems have been  nroney-makers for the* city; they have  both paid operating and maintenance  e>perses, irterest and ' sinking fund  charges, and have* turned in thousands  of dollars in addition, money which  was used -ir grading si reefs, building  sidewalks, and paying other general expenses of the city.  Third. The rrofiifc> made in operating  the electric lighting and waterworks  systems have kept real estate taxes lower  in Nelson than in- any other" city in  British Columbia.  Fourth. Ir. operating the electric  lighting and waterworks systems, the  city has acquired several valuable  water records, one of which is for water  from Kootenay river at a point about  ten miles west of the city. In order to  make this last-named record of any  -usc,-a-sitemijst-be-acf|uired-for-a-power-  station. This site has been selected,  surveyed, and applied for; but the application for purchase is'being opposed  by the West Kootenay Power & Light  Company; a company that is 'seeking  to secure absolute control of all the  water in Kootenay river by getting  title-to all the land that can possibly  be utilized for sites for power stations.  Fifth. The lciger the citj' delays action in securing the title to the land  it has applied for, the more difficulty  it will have in securing title; and the  ratification of the by-law to be voted  or. today will be an intimation to the  provincial goveri ment that the city is  not in earnest in pressing its claims  for the land in question.  .  Sixth. The proposed by-law is entirely one-sided; ard all in favor of the  West Koot'.-i-ny Power & Light Company. The clause which binds the city  to pay for pewer on the basis of the  highest load carried during any month  for all the er.suing months is not such  a one as would be made by men who had  only the best interests of the city in  view.  Seventh. The contention of the West  Kotenay Power & Li^ht Company that  they cannot r-npply the city with power  unless an agreement is entered into is  .absurd, for has nut the company been  supplying P. Burns & Co. with both  power and light for nearly two years,  end tl-.at two over lines built by the city  at an expense of nearly. $1000, for which  the city has not charged eithei P. Burns  & Co. or the- West Kootenay Power &  Light Company one cent for the use  of such wires? .  Eighth. Thi** tramway company claims  it is being badly used by the city, inasmuch as they are not allowed to dispose of their surplus power to consumers direct. In other words, they are being badly used for not being given the  right to engage in tho electric lighting  business in Nelpon. That company  made a bad baigain with the West  Kootenay Pcwer & Light Company, inasmuch as they arc.paying for twice  the power they use. ar.d the bargain has  three moro ycrirs to run. Becnuse the  tramway company made a bad bargain,  is that nny reason why the City of  Nelson should mfko a worse one?  Ninth. The trtmway con pany gets  no benefit out of the proposed deal between the city and ihe West Kootenay  Power & Light Company, other than  the power company promises to pay the  wages of the two men employed at the  power company's ��ub-station, wag��s  now paid by tlie tramway company.  This is mere moonshine, for the power  company has contracted to supply the  Hall Mines smelter with power, and  the power so contracted for will be delivered at the same sub-station as is  now used by the tramway company. So,  is it likely that the tramway company  would continue to pay the wages of  men who are controlling machinery  used to deliver power to the smelter?  Tenth. Why is the West Kootenay.  Power & Light Company so anxious to  get an entrance into the city of Nelson,  -jf it is not in the hope that some day  it will be able to secure that rich plum,  the electric lighting business of the  city? If it has been able to secure the  willing aid of a mayor and four aldermen after three years' of effort, in six  years they may be able to capture the  city council solid.  Eleventh. The property-owners of  Nelson'want to see the town advance,  for only by its advancement can real  estate values be maintained or enhanced. This advancement can only  te-brought about by the city being in  a position to offer advantages to those  .wishing to locate hero to engage in industrial enterprises. What advantages  could Nelson offer anyone if the West  Kootenay Power & Light Company is  allowed to secure a monopoly of the  water in Kootenay river, or if that  company controls the electric lighting  or sale of electric power in Nelson?  Twelfth. IF THE CITY OF NELSON  WAS IN A POSITION TO SUPPLY  POWER, THE PROPOSED LEAD  SMELTER AND REFINERY WOULD  BE LOCATED HERE WITHOUT ANY  QUESTION. If this is a statement of  fact regarding one industry that means  so much for the whole of Kootenay,,  why is it not equally true'of other industries?  ^The above are some of the reasons  why property-owners should oppose the  by-law on which a vote will be taken  today. In none of them are any insinuations against mayor Fletcher or the  four aldermen who are supporting him,  But a mayor and aldermen who consort with men who-were never known  to work for any scheme if there was  not something in it for them should not  expect to be looked upon without suspicion.  Property-owners who mark their ballots as below will make no mistake today:  with the Canadian government in regard to an offer made some time ago  in connection with the Merritt affair.  Tlie government then offered Imperial  authorities facilities for recruiting in  Canada. Great Britain wants mounted  infantry and it is likely that an arrangement will be made for recruiting a force  here.  Venezuela-Co'orabia Armistice.  WILLEMSTADT, Island of Curaco,  November 18.���Owing to the very strict  censorship maintained in Venezuela1 it  is impossible to learn details of the Venezuelan-Colombia .armistice. Because of  the flooded condition of the frontier  country news of this agreement comes  out slowly. It is reported this armistice was also signed between the Colombian liberals and revolutionists and  the Colombian government and that it  terminates November 20th.  1W ON B1C0BD  , Drapged to Death hy a Horse*,  LANCASTER, Pennsylvania, November 18.���Michael Rendler, a.farmer of  "Mount Joy township, was dragged to  death by a horse today. Rendler was  thrown from the horse he was riding  and the animal ran for a quarter of a  mile, when it turned and came back to  the farm; dragging Rendler.  DANGERS OF VACCINATION  AGAINST CITY OWNING ITS  OWN ELECTRIC PLANT.  ALDEBMAN  IEVING'S  PROPOSED  BY-LAW VOTED DOWN, AT  COUNOIL MEETING.  ^���******-*****-*-********-***i^  ty BY-IjAW NO. 101.".                    #  ty  ty A by-law in regard to purchasing certain  ty power from the West Koolonay Power  ty and Light Company.  ty  ��T��   jj For  ty  ft   is  $ Against  X  *fc  New Jersey Officials Aroused.  PHILADELPHIA, November 18. ���  The alarm that has been caused by the  nine cases of tetanus following vaccination in Camden, New Jersey, has  aroused the city officials there to take  official action in the matter. The board  of health and the board of education  each held meetings today. The former  decided to request physicians to cease  vaccinating persons until- an investigation as to the causes ofothe lockjaw  cases can be made, and the latter rescinded the order for compulsory vaccination of all school children. Of the  nine cases of tetanus so far' reported  seven of the victims have died and the  other two are in a dangerous condition. The board of health committee  appointed a committee of threo to act.  ic, connection" with the county physician  and make a complete investigation of  the whole matter. There have been several cases of tetanus from vaccination  reported in Philadelphia, but no special action has been taken.  ************************&  THE DOMINION OF CANADA  Happenings in Brief,  QUEBEC, November 18. ��� Gaspard  Rochette, boot and shoe manufacturer,  assigned today. Assets $190,000; liabilities $135,000,  TORONTO, November 18.���The Evening���Telegram's-London-cable-says-ma-  jor general Hutton has accepted command   of  federal  troops   in  Australia.  MONTREAL, ��� November 18. ��� Dr.  Crail, for the past twelve years dean of  the medical faculty of McGill University,  has announced his resignation on account of old age.  CLINTON, Ontario,.;November 18.���  Doherty's organ factory was damaged  by fire Saturday night. Loss covered by  insurance. Two or three hundred employees will be idle until the factory is  rebuilt.  OTTAWA, November 18.���Tho Casualty department of Cape Town in a  cable reports that private John Hall,  one of Kitchener's fighting scouts, of  Montreal, was wounded at Tweefontain  November 14th.  MONTREAL, November 18.���A communication was received at the Dominion W. C. T..U. this morning from lady  Henry Somerset "announcing that the  next world's W. C. T. U. convention  would be held at Ottawa.  TORONTO, November 18.���The Evening Telegram's London cable says the  proposal to bar foreigners from Henley  regatta, including Canadians, was badly defeated. The vote was 99 to 37 in  favor of accepting foreign entries.  MONTREAL, November IS.���Rev. H.  C. Rice, acting pastor of Zion Congregational church and who received a call  to tho pastorate of that church a few  weeks ago, was stricken with appendicitis on Saturday and is now in tho  hospital, where he will undergo an operation.  MONTREAL, November 18.���The trial  of Thorvald Hansen, the Dane who confessed to having murdered little Eric  Marrotte in Westmount on October 8th,  was postponed till the March term of  king's bench this morning at the request  of counsel, who pleaded that Hansen  was insane and that he wished to trace  his family antecedents in Denmark.  TORONTO, November 18. ��� Mayor  Morris of Ottawa was here today looking for a pardon. The lieutenant-gover-  ror in council will be asked to raise  the disability under which he now  labors and will continue to for two  years to come unless the government relieves him. There is no precedent for  this.  OTTAWA, November 18.���The imperial government is in  communication  ��� " ' Injured in Trolley Accident. "  YOUNGSTOWN,- Ohio, November 18.  ���A trolly car on the Youngstown and  Sharon electric railway jumped the  track iri Hubbard, seven miles from  here, this morning while going at a goo-1  rate of speed. Six persons were injured. Frank Neilson of Sharon,  Pennsylvania, was badiy hurt about the  head and is in a serious condition. The  car was wrecked.  Reciprocity for Cul)p.  NEW YORK, November 18.���A delegation of prominent Cubans who are  coming to this country, to present to  president Roosevelt a petition for reciprocity between the island of Cuoa and  the United States is expected to arrive  on the steamer Morro Castle tomorrow.  The delegation represents the general  merchants and manufacturers of the is-  1 and of Cuba and other Cuban organizations.    Abolished the Sword,  LONDON, November 18.���The Indian  government, says a dispatch from Simla  to the Daily Express, has abolished the  sword for cavalry, both British and Indian, and a short rifle will be issued to  all mounted troops.  THE TALE OF A SURVIVOR  Men Had a Premonition of Danger.  POCAHONTAS, Virginia; November  18.���The work of removing fallen slate  and debris from the Baby mine still  continues. This morning the body of  Feritz Monitor was found entombed in  a room on the west side. He wis living,  but a few hours more no dcubt would  have brought death. For six hours physicians worked with him before he was  restored to consciousness. He is yet  feeble, but is likely to recover. There  was great rejoicing when the news  spread that he was recovered alive.  Moulter says that all within the mine  on Thursday commented on the heaviness of the atmosphere and that a number of the men left before he did. Ho  soon found that danger was imminent  and started to run from the drift. A  heavy report, which shook the mountain, was heard and an instant later a  huge cloud of smoke and flame was seen  coming. He lost sight of his companions, but he turned into a side room as  quickly as possible and was shut off  by falling slate. Possibly two days  elapsed before he succumbed to the foul  air.  Election Case Dismissed.  WINNIPEG, November 18.���The Lisgar election case, in which V. Winkler,  the defeated candidate, was charged  with undue intimidation of electors, was  dismissed at the Winnipeg assizes today.  The judge instructed the jury to dismiss the prisoner, owing to lack of evidence. The crown will probably prepare  a new case.  Lead Quotations in London.  LONDON, November 18.���Lead,  2s 6<L  ��11  The meeting of the city council last  evening demonstrated one thing very;  clearly, that is, that the members of tha  council who are favoring tho deal with'  the West Kootenay Power & Light Company, ir. spite of all their professions  to the contrary, are opposed to the city,  installing and owning its own plant.  This very" interesting feature waa  brought out by the vote upon tho bylaw introduced by alderman Irving,  which authorized the submission to tha  ratepayers for their approval or rejection of a by-law for the borrowing of  $150,000 for the Installation of a ^oweri  plant on Kootenay river! The -motion,  for the first reading of the"by-law waa  moved by alderman Irving and seconded1  by alderman Madden, and was adopted'  without division. The by-law which had  been drafted by the" city solicitor waa  then read by the city clerk, after which  the opposition in the city council to the  principle of_ municipal ownership, manifested, itself. , - z  Alderman Selous, who is opposed tq  the expenditure necessary, to the in- -  stallation.of any,city plant/ took the"  lead in the opposition" to the byrlaw. He| -  asked the mayor what he. had to report^  with respect to the power site desired-^  by the city.  ���. .'.-     . ;--       t  Mayor Fletcher replied ' that,' he received several letters from the provincial government with respect to the site  and the government now- seemed to be  very anxious to go into the question.  From the letters he had received it was  e\ ident that the government had agreed  to hear the adverse claims of the West  Kootenay. Power & Light Company to  the city's application for tho site, and It  was but a matter of time until the rival  claims could'be-heard."-.-Ifon..Mr. Well****t_  was at present absent- from "Victoria,  but he had been assured that upon  the return of the minister of land3 and  works the government would be prepared to take the matter up and give its  decision, one way or the other.  The reply of the mayor was evidently  expected by alderman Selous, and he at  once dropped in the observation that it  would be impossible for the council to,  go into the question of cost until it had" *  made sure of the site the city was after.  Alderman Madden said he did not  think there was any trouble to be anticipated over the question of the site,  but alderman Selous at once retorted  that he did not feel like expressing himself upou the question of the by-law until the site had been secured and the  council was in a position to estimate th9  cost of the proposed work. The site  that the city was after was a very desirable one, and until it was secured ho  was���opposed���to-advancing-t he���by-law;���  introduced any further.  Alderman Irving replied that the council had an estimate of cost before It,  which should be sufficient for present  purposes; but to this alderman Selous  rejoined that the "estimate was based  upon a site at present in dispute, and  until the site was secured ho considered  any further action was premature.  Mayor Fletcher was ready with1  another obstacle in the way of the city  installing its own plant. He thought  the size of the plant should be decided  upon. His view of the matter was that  a plant capable of extension to 3000)  horse-power should be installed, and  nothing should be done, in his opinion,  until this detail was decided upon.  This was just the sort of excuse that  alderman Hamilton was looking for  upon which to pin his reasons for voting  against tho installation of ai city plant.  He thought the council had not sufficient  information to go upon.  Alderman Irving, in reply to this objection, said that it could be met before  tbe by-law was submitted to the ratepayers, and so far as the question of the  site was concerned he was of the opinion that the city stood a better chancel  of securing it if some evidence was given  by the council of its intention to turn,  the site to account. He was in favor of  pushing the matter along, and ho  thought this end would bo attained by,  the adoption of the by-law, which waa  seconded by alderman Madden.  Alderman Selous moved an amendment to this to the effect that.the bylaw be read a second time after the city  had secured the site. He added, thatj  until the city had secured the site hei  was opposed to spending any money.  Alderman Paterson seconded tha  amendment.  Mayor Fletcher said he agreed ...with1  alderman Selous. He did not think it  would be business-like for the council  to push the matter. He added that aa  the amendment had been moved and  seconded it was not necessary to put  tbe amendment, because a by-law could  not be advanced a second stage at one  meeting of the council unless it wa3  favored by at least two-thirds of thel  members. He then informed alderman  Irving that he could move the second  reading of the by-law at the next meeting of the council.  Alderman Irving dissented from the  ruling of the mayor.   He said he did not  [Continued on Fourth Page.]   . ...  -al  '-\%1  -jsa  y til  NK.f  l\  04  -3  t. 'Oi, I  1  m ^ti^g^'vp^^yi^g-TP*?  ��Mgarm*ggfflsw^^  THE NELSON TRIBUNE,  TUESDAY MORNING,  NOVEMBER  19, 1901  )6efeeeMt����^  /ft  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iNCOIU'OHATBIl  1C70  UDSON'S BAY  co^nJP-A.isr"ir  CHRISTMAS GIFTS  It seems, perhaps, n little early to mention them, but ovory lady-prefers  to give her friends something of her own handiwork and it is high time to  select anil choose the necessary matorial. We have just received a very complete assortment of Holding's celebrated stamped goods, consisting of  Pin Cushion Tops,  Embroidery Bags,  Bread Cloths,  Photo Frames,  Tray Clothes,  Button   Bags,  Sideboard Scarfs,  Laundry Bags,  Tea Cloths,  Shaving Cases,  Dailies,  Veil Cases,  Centrepieces,  (in all sizes)  Colored Denim  Cushion Tops,  Etc. Etc.  Etc.  A lovely lot cf articles in handworked Irish Linen to select from  Every shade of Embroidery Silks in Stock.  THE HUIiSOFS BAY C9MPAM  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  ^.e����e*��fc*3��* & *��****��'*��  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  WHOLESALEJIEEOTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIER.  SV. F. TEETZEC & CO.-CORNER OF,  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  ���wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  iDenver, Colorado. '  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  *- ' KOOTENAY' ELECTRIC SUPPLY" &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators, 'bells, batter-  - - les, electrie-fixtures and appliances. Hous-  ��� ton Block, Nelson.   "' FRESH AND SALT MEATS.      ,.-  P.   BURNS   &   CO.-BAKER   STREET,*  t     Nelson,' wholesale   dealers   in   fresh   and  -   -'cured meats. Cold "storage. '_ * '  .- . ' GROCERIES.  - . KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY,' UM-,  . Ited.���"Vernon   street,    Nelson, - wholesale'  - grocers.'        ' - ������"  1 ��� JOHN,    CHOLDITCH    Sc    CO.-FRONT,  -Btreet, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  1 -A.' MACDONALD & CO.-CORNER "OF  Front and HaU streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers -and jobbers" in-blankets, gloves,  mitts,,boots, rubbers, macklnaws and min-'  ers'. sundries.  J'Y GRIFFIN  & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson^ wholesale, dealers  in  provisions,  .cured,meats, butter and egg3.,      ^^^^  ;, LIQUORS" AND" DRYjGOODa_  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or re* it at the Old Curiosity Shop.   FOR SALE.   FOR SALE-350 HENS AN!) PULLETS;  also place to rent. Enquire Huriy's Poultry  Ranch, fairview, or address P.O. Box(i03, Nelson.  FOR SALE-DINING ROOM OUTFIT AT  Imperial Hotel, rvclson.  HELP WANTED."  ���   WANTED-A NURSE GIRL.   APPLY MRS.  Thoburn Allen, west ond" Victoria street.  . wanted-ladycompanionorboard"-  er,for winter months; comfortable home. 'Address Box 79, Nolson.  SITUATIONS, WANTED.  WANTED-THE CARE OF'OFFICES OR  rooms. Will-, go out to do housework by the  hour or day. Ordors left at The Tribune office,  addressed',to Mrs, Curry, will havo prompt  attention.  ~ LOST. ~      -  LOST ��� BRINDLE BULL TERRIER PUP  answering to name of "Buller." Howard for return lo P. E. Wilson, Victoria stroet.  PIANO TUNING.  TURNER,' BEETON "it "66.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in'liquors, cigars and dry  goods." Agents,for Pabst Brewing Company  ^of-Milwaukee-anel Calgary Brewing-Company .of-Calgary.   -. -  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS.  ,   A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT. ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.,  CHOP HOUSE.  "PIONEER CHOP -HOUSE. " JOHN  Spear; proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a' specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties 'supplied ���' on-shortest, notice.  DRAYAGE.  F.URNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J.' T. "Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward street.  - .   FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FCttNlTTJRE  dealers,  undertakers and embalmers. Day  s*  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207; Noxt  new   postoffice - building,   Veirioa   street.  Nelson.  L. S. OTIS, NELSON'S PIANO TUNER, HAS  returned from! his vacation -trip and is again  ready for business.  ��tt�� ^SxthVLVft  MORLEY  & LAING  We desire to inform  the public that we  l>ave taken over tlie  business of.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO., LTD.  Which will in future be carried on tinder the style of  MORLEY & LAING-  We ask for the support of the residents  of Nelson and Kootenay country. Our  premises arc being enlarged and improved to meet the ever growing trade of  tho district.  The stock of Books, Office Supplies,  Stationery and Fancy Goods will be increased and offered at prices which will  mako it worth it your while to deal with  us.  SUBSCRIPTION   BATES.  Daily by mail, one month...: %  50  Daily by mail/three months.... ...125  Dally by mail, six"months...  2 50  Daily by mail,  one-year  6 00  Semi-weekly by mail, three months...    50  Semi-weekly by mail, six months 1 00  Semi-weekly by mail!.one year.-.'. 2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.  Display  per fnc  ADVERTISING  RATES.  Advertisements run regularly  per inch per month $4 00  If run less than a month, per inch per  insertion-  :     25  Classified Adi and Legal Notices, per  word for first insertion       1  For each additional insertion, per  word *       1-2  "Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified); per line per month.......,*,   50  Notices, of meetings of .Fraternal Societies arid Trades Unions,' per line  per month ...............................    25  Address all letters���  'THE^TRIBUNE^ASSOCIATION,-Ltd~  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  NOTICES OF MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7. K. O. T. M.~  Regular meetings ��� flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially ��� invited to*; attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com,; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A. M. meets second Wednesday ln  ,    each   mouth.   Sojourning   brethren  '\   invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.-  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each ��� month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V: Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. It. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Chas. G. Mills, '/_,;  Thos; J. Sims,' S. E."  >."���     TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  . MINERS' UNION. NO. 96, W. F. of M.���  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at S o'clock, visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Ma-  t-iilne men $3.50.-hammersmen $3.25, muck-  ijrs, carmen,* shovelers, and other under-  ���.r round laborers $3.  ***���" BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  International Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays  of each month-in Miners" Union HaU 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,  ln -Miners' Union Hall. C. J*. Clayton,  president; Alex. B. Murray, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THB FIRST  and third Fridays'in each month at Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee.-president: Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. 141,  W.-L. U., mfcets at Minors' Union Hall on second and last Tuesdays in ovory month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, prosidont: J. P. For-  restoll, secretary H. M. Fortlor, flnancirl secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening In the Elliot Block, at 8 ,  o'clock. J. jyx^oyer.'preaIdent; WlUlajn I  tflee, secretary, V__ ft. Bog. 10,        ���!"M"I"M"I��M"I-M*��I*'  ���I-M'-frM-I-M-H-H*  NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  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.  Mayor Fletcher and aldermen Hamilton, Gillett, Paterson, and Selous have  placed themselves on record as being  opposed to the city putting in a power  plant on Kootenay river. They did this  last night when they voted against the  second reading of a by-law authorizing  the city to borrow $150,000 to be used for  installing an up-to-date power plant.  All of their former professions of honesty of- purpose must now be looked upon as mere subterfuges. These five men  evidently have never been in favor of  civic ownership of the electris lighting  system, and are now willing that the  city's investment of $70,000 shall become a worthless asset.,�� No explanation  they can make will lead the people to  believe that they are opposed to the  West Kootenay Power & Light Company's efforts to force Nelson into a position of depeuder.ee on that company for  power./ This is a humiliating admission  for The Tribune to make, seeing that it  supported these-men for the offices they  now hold; supported two of them in  particular because of specific pledges  made on tho very issue that they are  now doing their utmost to kill. Who  wrote mayor Fletcher's Address to the  Electors of Nelson, January last, an address to which he willingly affixed his  signature in the presence of witnesses?  Alderman Gillett in his address, to  which he affixed his signature without  hesitation, pledges himself to work for  "the installation of an electric power  " plant on Kootenay river> so that Nel-  "ron will be ia a position to offer La-J  MORLEY & LAING  Successors to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd.  NELSON. B. C.  " ducements to industrial enterprises."  The man who wrote mayor Fletcher's  address, knew whom he was dealing  with, and wished to place him (Fletcher)  on record so that there, could be no  doubts as to where he (Fletcherstood on  the question of allowing the West Kootenay. Power & Light Company, an entrance into the city. Without such a  pledge, Frank Fletcher could no more  have been elected mayor of Nelson by  acclamation than he could now be elected poundkeeper by a popular vote.  **Had. alderman Gillett declared .himself  in January last as he'did last night, and  as he has been doing for a month past,  trie confidence reposed in'him by the  people of tho East Ward would not have  been so rep'osed./It is true that alderman  Paterson and alderman Selcus did not  make specific pledges" on the question at  issue; but had it been known that they  would have acted as-they have, neither  of the two would have been made an  alderman by acclamation. But-there is  one consolation,-neither Frank-Fletcher,  nor Harold Selous nor John Paterson  nor W. G. Gillett is likely ever again  to hold an office of honor' or trust in  which- the electors' of Nelson have a  voice.  Why -were mayor Fletcher and aldermen Hamilton and Gillett and Paterson  ana Selous so willing to do the'bidding  of L. A Campbell, manager of the West  Koot<i.ay Power & Light Company of  -Rossland, and so' unwilling to grant a  respectful request made by John A.  Kirkpatrick, Charles J.,Wilson, J. Fred  Hume, John J. Malone/ W. F: Teetzel,  James, A. Gilker,.W. R: Seattle, E. C.  -Tja^es, John A. Turner, Jacob Dover,  -John Linebaugh, Peter Lamont, James  sLawrence, W. J. Murphy, E. B. Irving,  -A. J. Marks, August Thomas, Gust Eric-  rson, and over twenty olherproperty-own-  ers of Nelson? Of course, no one, for-  7an instant, would believe that the manager of the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company would use money to  secure the passage of legislation that  gives him an entering wedge into a .-.ity  that he has tried for three years to enter;  and no one would suspect" that Charles  Augustus Waterman is working solely  for glory in doing the bidding of those  who favor the ratification of a by-law  that gives the West Kootenay. Power &  ^Light���Company-so-soft���a-^snap-as���it  would: have if the .by-law to be voted  on today is carried.  Does it'not seem strange that, mayor  Fletcher and aldermen Hamilton and  Gillett and Paterson and Selous are  unwilling to let the property-owners  of Nelson decide.for themselves whether  or not they want to build a power station on. Kootenay river? What right  have these fiyemen to deny the; property-owners of Nelson such a privilege?  Probably the property-owners of Nelson  are "hoboes," not to be trusted with  the handling of their own affairs. Probably the "better class," of which mayor  Fletcher and alderman Selous are fair  representatives, so utterly oppose  civic ownership, of public utilities that  alderman Hamilton and alderman Paterson and alderman Gillett are afraid that  Nelson will become depopulated if the  "better class'' are not allowed to have  their own way.  tf> SPECIAL SALE FOR THIS WEEK ONLY OF LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S FURS.  iii We will offer our complete stock of Furs at prices never before equalled in this city,  ." Ladies' Fur Capes, Collars, Muffs, Boas, Fur. Lined Capes, Fur Ruffs, Persian Lamb Jackets,  9\   Grey Lamb Jackets, Electric Seal and Mink Coats.  fi\ No. 1 South Seal Jackets in 24 and 26 inch" lengths, extra quality.   As these coats have  * ' been carefully selected from the large firm of J. Arthur Paquet of Quebec, the largest and one  of the most reliable firms of fur manufacturers in Canada, we can safely recommend each and  every garment sold by us.  Children's Grey Lamb Collars, Caps, Muffs, Boas, and Coats.  Now is the time to make selections for suitable Xmas presents, during this special sale of furs.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Si  to  to  to  &  to  to  to  to  to  36 Baker Street, Nelson. M.  the demerits of the editor of The Tribune.  Miss Stone and the Brigands.  SOFIA~ November 18.���Another letter has been received from Miss Stone.  Her health has been somewhat affecte'J  by her continual "confinement and'hard  fare, but she expresses herself as still  confident-of ultimate release.  A letter to Mr. Dickinson, diplomatic  agent of "the United States at Sofia, replying to his proposals, concerning a  ransom, says the brigands will hold out  for a figure very- much above the sum  at Mr. Dickinsonfs command.' The brigands interpret Mr. Dickinson's not having fixed on the sum he is willing to pay  and on a time limit as being indications  that he can, get more money. They also  demand immunity from prosecution.  But it is impossible for the diplomatic  agent of the ^United "States here to have  power, to bind the - government of Bulgaria and Turkey. .This point, however,  is not'likely ;to be a "serious obstacle in  the way, of the negotiations.''  . WASHINGTON, " November 18.���Another, cablegram rcctived from United  States consul-general Dickinson at  Scfia' today, indicates tbat, while Miss  Stone has not yet been ransomed, there  is reason for feeling reassured for her  future. The dispatch fuither furnished  evidence that Mr. Dickinson remains  in direct communication with.the brigands or their agents.  Germany's Cordial Feeling.  WASHINGTON, November 18.���Herr  von Heleben, the German ambassador  in the United States has just returned  tb .Washington from his summer vacation in Europe and ��-has resumed the  duties of his post here. ��� His excellency  ;wuhen seen here today seemed to be in  "excellent~spirits~and-much���oenefited-by-  his leave ofabsence and by the complete  rest from his responsible work. " When  asked about the existing . relations . be-r  tween Germany and the .United States,  his excellency said: "They, have never  ;been; better or more cordial.. The great  ���sorrow which came to your country  (through the tragedy, in Buffalo has.  greatly aroused tho sympathy ���. ot the  German people who aro i- cTc-sely united  to the people of tlie United States by  the many ties, of blood- ana friendship.''  Before' closing the interview he said:  ."You are; aware that at regular intervals reports appear in the newspapers  to the' effect that Germany is trying to  acquire coaling stations or a foothold of  some^klnd in South America or in the  West Indian waters. Tlie reports are  started again and again by our enemies,  ���who-dont't like to see us on too friendly  terms with the United States. I can tell  you now thatJI am officially authorized  to state that Germany has no such purpose. I want to deny now, once for all,  these ever recurriig reports in an emphatic and unqualified way. I have  told this to the president, who was  specially gratified by it.  J^^U^^ <f K&tfons din0+ifi  ?<rurW?  #  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  XiiayEITEJID.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Have just xecelvod 3,000,0    feet of logy from Idaho, ond we are prepared to cut tho larget-t-bill  of timber of any dimensions or lengths.  Estimates given at any time.  The largest' stock' ot sash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICK AND YARDS:   OORNTCR HALL AND FRONT STRKT5TR.  churlan ..* treaty. Whether this means  that Russia's terms are accepted fully  or are modified the telegram does not  say. The empress is harassed by Japan  and the southern ^viceroys on one side  and by Russia on the other. The instructions.may be changed before prince  Ching gets to Pekin, according to which  has the last word. The foreign. office  and the legation believe Russia will  prevail.  Improving the Mail Service.  WASHINGTON,      November      18. ���  Postmaster general William Mullock of  Canada conferred with postmaster gen-  ��CE  T  Albert Edward McPhillips, M.P.P., of  Victoria, is said to be a most consistent legislator. He himself writes;many  letters saying so. Yet, he has not written a word explaining.why he opposed  the granting of'charters to tho Grand  Forks & Republic Railway. Company  aid the Lake'. Bennett Railway Company, two companies that were not  asking for subsidies ii  money; or laqd.  A vote FOR the By-Law today means  an INCREASE in real estate taxes next  year, for the city will be compelled to  pay thousands of dollars for power it  will not use, just as the tramway company is doing, and such payments mean  that there will be less money available  for street improvements unless money  is raised by increasing taxes or by the  sale of debentures.  The Vancouver Province has awakened to tb.2 feet that redistribution is  a live issue; but instead of discussing  it as an issue on its n.trits, it uses a  column ol editorial slusb in discussing J  Tljink It Mere Bagatelle.  WASHINGTON, November 18. ���  Baron yon Hehgel Mullock, the ambassador from Austria-Hungary to the United  States, who has just returned from a vacation of several months spent in  Vienna, called on president Roosevelt  today. The ambassador.conveyed to the  president emperor Francis Joseph's  best wishes for the success of his administration and the prosperity of his country. Baron von Hengel Mullock has returned to the United States charged  with no particular or important diplo-;  matic mission. He says that Austria-  Hungary is taking no active interest in  the' Stone abduction case. During the  past thirty years, he says, half a dozen  such abductions have occurred iii the  same region, but they have not attracted widespread attention, yet the brigands never before made such exorbitant  demands. "The brigands," said" he, "evidently believe that a ransom of $100,-  000 more or loss is a mere bagatelle to  the country of Goulds and Vanderbilts."  The Manchurian Treaty.  PEKIN, November 18.���Prince Ching  telegraphs to the foreign office that ho  had left Kai Fong  Fu  with' the  empress' instructions to conclude the Man- 1  eral Charles Emery Smith and assistant  postmaster general Shallenberger today  oil proposed improvement in the ma.il  facilities between Canada and the United  States, principally regarding those  transportation routes which run over  Canadian territory. Arrangements  have been effected under which Canada  will take charge of -the transportation of  the United States mails across Cana-.  dian territory for Alaska after July 1st  next.        , * '���' ������ ji  News Notes From Winnipeg.  WINNIPEG, November 18.���Walter T.  Hart, assistant general secretary of the  Chicago Y. M. C. A., has been appointed  secretary of the. Winnipeg association,  succeeding T. D. Patton, who is removing to India'for work there.  Winnipeg grain dealers. have-wired  Hon. Mr. Sifton urging that lake navigation regulations be modified for the  balance of the year, so that American  vessels may he used for carrying grain  from Fort William to Georgian Bay  points, owing to the shortage of Canadian vessels and congestion of Buffalo elevators.  Anny Officers Discredit Report.  WASHINGTON, November 18.���Army  officers ^wholly discredtrtlie published  story of the reported conspiracy to se- {  cure the independence of Alaska. The  only report made by general Randall to  the war' department frbni his headquarters at Vancouver touching Alaskan  affairs related to the transfer of a couple  of engineers from Valdez to Fort Egbert. The cynical suggestion is thrown  out at the department that the story is  devised to secure the return of soldiers  to Alaska. ^_ '  Gold Shipments to Europe.  NEW YORK, November 18.���The following gold engagements have been announced for shipment to Europe tomorrow:' Lazard Freres $2,000,000; Heidel-  bach, Ickelheimer & Co., $1,500,000',  Kidder, Peabody & Co., $500,000. Tota*  $4,000,000.    ,  Report From Kitchener,  LONDON, November 18.���Lord Kitchener, cabling today to   the  war   office  from Pretoria, reports that since November 7th the British columns have  killed 43 and wounded 16 Boers and tbat  297 have been taken prisoners. _ ' ���  ���"Measure   twice,  cut  but once."-  Experiment till yo��  find the -uniformly good  make of shoe���the, shape,  size and width you need.  Then stick to it���  don't speculate.  You'll know it always  ^py-the���Makers*?���pffcg-  stamped on the sofe���  "The Slater Shoe"  .'fioodyearWeR^  R(WAL SHOE STORE, Aberdeen Block  NEWLING & Ca  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootonay Street, noxt door, to Oddfellows'.Hall  P. O. Dox 033 NKLSON, B.C.  Nelson Carpenters' Union  NOTIOE 0P MEETING.  There will be a meeting of the Carpenters' Union at Miners' Union Hall at 8  o'clock on Wednesday evening, November 20th, 1901.   As there in busiaess of  importance to be considered, all members  are urgently requested -to be present.  E. KILBY, Financial Secretary.  Nelson, November 12th, 1901.      .  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds  of Teaming and TranBfor  Work.  Agents tor Hard and Soft) Coal. Iroparlal* Oil'.  Compony. Washington Brick, tiime A Mann;  facturiog Company, Gonoral commercial agenta  and brokers.  AUcoal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  TKLWPHONK 1*7.      OffiCB 184 BB.]{er St.  ASSIGNEE'S SALE.  Tenders aro invited for the pnrel_aso of tlio  stock In trade of Theo. Madson, of Nelson, B. C, j]  consisting of clothing, boots nnd shoes, men's  furnishings, and chattels, anda tent and awning:  factory, with canvas, tent liardwaro and sewing  machines, eto.  Tenders may be for tho whole of the stock in  trade or for any part thereof. Tenders may ho fj  for cash or on terms. Tenders to be in writing  and addressed to tbo undersigned on or before  Monday, the 25th day of November, 1901, at 12  o'clock noon. ���  Dated at Nelson, B.C., this 15th day of Novem; .1  ber, 1901. PBllCY CM DDLE,        >  Assignee estate Theo. IMadson.  Macdonald fc Johnson,  SollcitoralorAssieneo.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:   Two Doors West C. P. R. Office  9 THEO JVSADSOIV  ���jixyixT^rxi"^  MANUFACTURER OBJ.  TENTS Ap AWNINGS  P.O.Box 70  NBLSON,  B.C.  CCX-CtXXXXXXXXX-EXXXX] ixxxxxxxxxxxxij  NOTICE  The undersigned has resumed proprietorship of the blacksmith business  formerly carried on by me and lately  carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the premises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street. All accounts due R- B. Reiley;  are payable to me.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nelson. B. C, October 15th, 1901.  .��?  W  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  \  OF  C0OKSE YOU WANT TnB  THEN OO TO  BEST-  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.  Uo will suit you.  Large stock of imported season's goods.  ^.-���������i-a-i-a^^-a-ja-s-aAi-ia-a'-a.-iTi-a***'  <n  ty  ty  ty  I*  NOTIOE.  -^NOTICEJs herehy_givcnjhat the Office of tho  Mining Rpcorder for tlio Goat Kiver_Minirig-  Plvision -will bo transferred from Kuskonook to  Creston on the oth day of November, instant.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Ofllco,  1st November, IstOI.J  OERTIPIOATE   OP IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICM.~Imo mineral 'claim, situato in tlio  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: On tho cast slope of Wild  Horse Mountain, about ono niilo southwest of  tho 1_1 iso.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend. acting as agent for Edward Hnillic, free miner s ccr-  tillcato No. UotjlG.), intend, sixty days from llio  date hereof, to apply to tlio Mini' g liecorder for  u Corlillen'o of Improvements, for the purposo  of ohtaining a Crown Grant, of tho abovo claim.  And further take notice lhat action, under section 37, must bo commenced beforo tho issuanco  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2(ith day of August, A.D. 1001.  N. F. TOWNSEND.  OEETIFIOATE  OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���-Vermont mineral claim, situato in  tho Nelson Mining Division of. West Kootenay  iOistrict.  Where located: On tho west fork of Rover  Creek, threo and one-half miles south of Kooto?  nay Rivor.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend, acting as agentfor Albert L. Veller. B55789; Herman  L. Keller, B55788; and Frederick S. Algiers, B12657,  intend, sixty days from tho date hereof, to apply .  to tho Mining Recorder for n Certificate of Improvements, for tho purposo of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.       '  And further take notice that action, tinder section 37, must be commenced bofore tho issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. 1901.  *    N. F. TOWNSEND.  NOTIOE OF SALE,  In the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Between tho Bank of Montreal, plaintiil's, and  the Noonday-Curley Mines, Limited, non-personal liability, defendants.  Pursuant to ah order of His Honor J. A. Forin,  local judge, in chambers made in tho abovo  action on tho 4th day of Novomber, A.D. 1001,  there will be offered for sale with the approbation of the District Registrar at Nelson by  Charles A, Waterman, esq., auctioneer, at tho  Court Houso, Nelson, B.C., on Tuesday, tho 3rd  day of December, A.D. l'JOl, at tho hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon the undivided quarter (1)  port, share or intorest of the defendant Company  in the "Noonday" and "Curley" mineral claims,  being lots 1333 and 1331 .group ono (1), Kootenay  District of British Columbia, situate near tho  Town of Silverton, on Slocan Lako, for tho purpose oE satisfying tho plaintiff's judgment in this  notion for tho sum of jGGO.US nnd costs taxed at  $18."_1.  Tho highest bidder shall be tho purchaser.  The purchaser will be required to mako payment  in cash at thc close of the sale. The purchaser  will also be required to satisfy himself as to tho  defendant Company's titlo. 1' urt her particulars  may bo obtained from tho plaintiil's solicitors or  from tho auctioneer.  Dated November llth. 1801.  E. T. H. SIMPKINS,  Elliot & Lennio, . District iUygStsax.  Plaintiff s Solicitors. -' -c.i?__  If'  is  11  \i  ri';  THE NEUSON TRIBUNE,  TUESDAY MOKNING,  "NOVEMBER 19, 1901  BANK OJ I0NTBEAL  CAPITAL, aU paid np_.-.$12,OTO,000.00  REST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mound Royal ...President  Hon. Goorgo A. Drummond "Vice-President  K.S. Cloi'ston........ General Manager  NELSON BRANCH    '  Corner Bakor and Kootonay Streeta.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Bronohos In London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal cities In Canada.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  . - WITH WHICH IS AMAMAMATED  THE BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       -     ���   . -     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund,      ���     -     -     -  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  Bay and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto. *'  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATK OP INTEREST PAID.  THE FOUNDER OF MOLSDN  Again Recoups His Fortune. _  MOLSON, Washington, November 14.  ���[Special correspondence of The Tribune.]���George B. Meehem, the erstwhile  mino operator and townsite promoter  of the Reservation, has again struck it  rich. Word comes from New York that  he has recuperated his fallen fortunes  to the extent of $250,000 made in oil  speculations.  Meehem drifted into the north half of  the Colville Indian reservation a little  over a year before it was thrown open  for homestead settlement, on October  10th, 1&00. lie came from Montreal,  ���where he was engaged in the stock brokerage business. Debonnairc in appearance, free and easy with acquaintances  and withal having money to spend, he  soon attiacted attention. For a time he  put in much of his time living at the  hest hotels between Nelson and Greenwood, British Columbia. He was on the  lookout for a mining proposition to handle back east. Finally he mado Chesaw  his headquarters and spent several  months in the Myers Creek valley.  Previous to his entry into the upbuilding of the Reservation, Meehem had  won and spent three fair sized fortunes.  In 1S95 he was operating on the Colorado Springs stock exchango. For several months immediately previous to the  crash���ai the time president Cleveland  issued his famous Venezuela message���  Mechem's earnings were rated at over  $100,000 a month. He was one of the  boldest operators and heaviest plungers  on the. exchange. To carry on his business he established branch offices al  Denver,' Cripple Creek, Chicago, and  Montreal. A private wire connected his  head office at the Springs with his Chicago branch. For this item alone he  paid $22,000 a year. Domorized by the  bursting of the boom, he .closed down  his offices and left Colorado for Montreal. His winning personality soon attracted to him a large circle'of wealthy  Montrealers. He formed a partnership  with D. li. Cameron and continued in  the brokerage business. Before long he  was again on his feet and looking around  for new fields to conquer.  In October 1899 he came west and visited Myers GreeTe, and" conceived the  idea of establishing a town of his own.  He secured an option on the Poland  China mine, at the head of Mary Ann  ��� creek. This property was noted as having some of the richest gold bearing  quartz discovered on the Reservation.  With the option in his pocket he returned to Montreal and promoted the Col-  vlllo Reservation Syndicate, Limited.  On his second trip to the Reservation  he caused to be staked out in a solid  block 65 claims, a mile anda half south  of the international boundary line, at  the head of Baker creek. On this land  ho proposed to establish his townsite���  Molson. The scheme required funds to  carry it out successfully. The Montreal  end did not view the idea in the same  ~~light~as"this-huPtlinc-promoter-and--"r&--  fused to dig up. The enterprise had  about fallen through and Meehem was  being hard pressed by sundry creditors,*  when a telegram reached him saying he  was wanted in Denver. To Denver he  went. There he learned that some mining property thought, valueless a few  vears before when he left Colorado was  "'badly wanted by Stratton. For his  share he received $125,000 cash. After  settling old scores, he returned to Molson  with $40,000 cash. It cost him $9500 to  make the trip from Denrw to s-iolson.  He hired a special Pullman car to  Spokane, and was accompanied by a lawyer, a doctor, a hotclman and another  friend. These men formed the nucleus  of the embryonnic city of Molson. Thc  $40,000 lasted him from May to September. In less than five months Molson  was having a boom���but he never offered to sell a lot. He built the most costly  hotel on the Reservation. Ho next put  np and equipped a drug store, a law office and a private office. Other enterprises included three saloon buildings,  a second hotol, two restaurants, and a  printing offlee. He had plans prepared  and the ditch dug for a waterworks system. For the pleasure of the rapidly  growing community he built a half mile  raco track which was opened on September 3rd, and for four days Molson was  a typical wild and woolly western camp.  Two days later Meehem declared himself as being "all up." With a few hundred dollars in his pocket he vanished.  He realized that the Reservation, when  thrown open, would not have an Okala-  homa boom and decided fco try new  ���fields :  For a! time his whereabouts baffled  all attempts of his friends and creditors  to locate him. The creditors placed th-3  hotel in the hands of a receiver. Without Mechem's cash to carry on business  thc saloons and stores soon closed down.  Within a few weeks Molson was numbered with the "has beens." For a year  Mechem's lawyers have'fought off every  attempt of his creditors to sell the place.  They tried to make him a bankrupt.  This failed, for Mechem's total indebtedness did not exceed $3000 and the  county assessor assessed his holdings  at $8000.  Now Meehem, mining operator and  townsite boomer, is once again in the  swim. He offers to settle up his liabilities here in full.  When he disappeared he went straight  to Beaumont, Texas. He got in on the  ground -floor and secured much land ad-  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street, H. O.  New York  Ofllce, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Branches in Canada and tho  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed  on deposits.   Prosont rate  throe por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nolson Branch.  jacent to existing gushers. Next he  opened out with swell offices on Wall  street, New York, associating with hi3  old time partner D. B. Cameron of Montreal. The papers state he has been  sensationally successful in oil manipulations and that his profits are placed at  a minimum of $250,000. To him is due  the credit for originating tho plan  whereby Beaumont oils are to be sent  to New York to take the place of the  black diamond in manufacturing establishments. This project embraces the  construction of a pipe line from the  Meehem properties on Spindle Top,  Beaumont, to Port Arthur, on the coast,  and is already well advanced. Thc first  oil loaded barge is lo reach New York  early next year. Such in brief is the history of the founder of this place.  CEQLQGY~AND TOPOCRAPHY  Of Boundary District.  GREENWOOD, November 16.���[Sp3C-  ial correspondence of The Tribune.]���  Recently The Tribune's correspondent  at Greenwood. had an interesting talk  with Mr. R. W. Brock, of the Canadian  geological survey, who had just completed his fifth season's field work in  British- Columbia, and who was upon  the eve of returning to Ottawa to thero  enter upon the task ,of working up the  material, comprising much and varied  information relative to the topography,  seology, mineralogy, etc., of the Boui-  dary district collected by him during  last summer and fall.  The geological map of,West Kootenay, in the preparation of which Messrs.  Brock, W. W. Leechr James McBvjy,  and others have been engaged for several years, is now in the engraver's  hands and should soon be ready for  the public. The Shuswap sheet, embracing the country immediately north  of West Kootenay (in connection with  vhich the late Dr. G. M. Dawson, C. M.  G., L. L. D., F. R. S., for some time previous to his lamented death deputy  head aud" director of the Canadian geological survey, did the greater part of  the work), has already been published,  as, too, has the Kamloops sheet, covering the country -westward from that  included in tlie Shuswap. sheet. The  sheets arc similar in size, ond general  characteristics, the geological survey,  in its efforts to systematize its work  and keep it as uniform as possible having adopted a scale of four miles to the  irch, each sheet prepared on this system taking in a country 72 miles  square. The maps are geographically  colored and contoured and give geographical and topographical data and  other explanatory matter. It is usual  to issue with the general geological map  a topographical map with special indications of the occurrence of economic  mineral and glacial strata. The maps  arc accompanied by a comprehenjive  -ej*planatory"-report��� enibracing-the���fol-*^  lowing infoimation: physical geography, general geology, descriptive geology, glaciation and surface deposits,  minerals of economic value, perograph-  ical character of the rocks withinotas  of microscopic examinations, and humorous miscellaneous observations.  The West Kootenay map takes in the  country from the west shore of Kootenay lake, on the east, to the north  fork of Kettle river, which is practically the western boundary of this sheet,  Northward it goes nearly to the head  of Kootenay, 'Slocan and. Whatshan  lakes, and the headwaters of the main  Kettle river. Its southern limit is, of  course, the ��� international boundary  line. Those interested in Mr. Brock's  observations on the portions of West  Kootenay examined last year may find  them in the summary report of the geological survey department for the yeai  1900, issued last January, and which  can he obtained from the department at  10 cents a copy. Additional information  will doubtless be published with the  map shortly to be isseud.  This year Mr. Brock's work was largely restricted to the country lying between the north fork of Kettle river  and Boundary creek. His preliminary  report on this section, which will be  included in the summary report to be  published early next year, will be welcomed by many who are anxious to  learn the conclusions to date of so.  competent an authority. The district  oeing important from a mining standpoint, Mr. Brock wjjl probably go into  considerable dejafl. The Boundary  country, geologically, in many respects  resembles the Kootenay district. Like  lhat section it presents a variety of interesting features, there being con*3id-  orablo diversity in the rocks. The  mountains in the Boui dary are less  rugged than those in the Kootenay���  not nearly so high and more rounded,  consequently the country is more easily traversed. The geological exposures,  however, are not so good, the rocks often being, at critical pon/ls. covered  with wash. Owing largely to the free  growth of timber and brush and there  beiug much disturbed matter overlying  the settled formations, the district as  a whole is a different and expensive one  to thoroughly prospect. Mr. Brock's  observations may be expected to note  this  characteristic],  and  to  include a  OE1    C-AZXX^JD-A.  Capital (paid up)  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,860,000  HKAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories. Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND..  D. K. WILKIE.....  E. HAY.............  ...- President!.  .Qeneral Manager.   ....Inspector,  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK. ���  A general banking business transacted.  1    Savings Department,���Deposits roceived and  interest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all parts of Canada,  United States aud __urop_.  Special attention givon to collections.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  general description of the district examined, its geological and" topographical features, an account of the mode of  ���recurrence of the larger ore bodies and  a short description of the principal  mines of the district.  It is to be hoped that the geological  survey department will; as soon as,practicable, issue a map of the Boundary  district similar . to that it published  some time ago of the Rossland district.  That map was on a scale of one mile  to the inch, wac colored to indicate the  disti ibution of the rocks, had contour  lines and showsd the most prominent  mountain peaks, streams, railways,  reads, trails, towns, wic. The department is alore in possession of the requisite data for such a map, and ia  view-of the increasing importance of  the Boui dary as an ore-producing dis-:  ��� trict it is especially desirable that information collected by thoroughly competent and withal impartial officials;  shall be made available at the earliest  possible time. Perhapo the press of the  iLterior and the Dcmirion parliarcen-"  tary representative- for Yale-Kootenay  will combine in an effort to secure for  lhe district the benefit of ihe early publication of such a map with accompanying descriptive and explanatory niatt3r.  World's Automobile Race.  NEW YORK, Novemebr 17.���William  K. Vanderbilt. Jr., and Foxhall Keene  today cabled their entrances as competitors in the' Farjs-Vienna' race, starting"  from the French capital June 15th next.  The race will cover a distance of 900  miles and competitors from all the world  will participate.' Mr.' Keene has just  ordered an American machine with  which to compete in the race and the  Journal and Advertiser, which will present the above information tomorrow,  will also say that it will be the first  time an American automobile is used for  racing purposes in Europe.  IH. H. PLAYFORD & GO. f  MADDEN   BLOCK  {NELSON.  I TOBACCO   AND   CIGAE *  $ MERCHANTS.               $  m Jj*.  m   v  ���?��   ��t>  1> ty  J P. 0. Bos 637. Telephone 117. %  % #  it*;*.*****.*********.*** ***���**-  QUEEN'S HOTE  BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air=  ��� Large comfortable bedrooms and flrst-  clasa dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men. .  RATES $2 PER DAY  Hflrs. ��. G. OlarKe, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Imperial l{otel, Nelsoq  (Formerly known as tho Silver King)  This hotel, in tho central part of the city, has  been entirely renovated and improved.  Tho commodious bar is supplied with nil the  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  undor the personal management of Mr. J. O.  Naisinith.  The (lining room and restaurant are conducted  on tho European plan, and these and the hotel  accommodation aro under, tlio. management of  Mrs. Gormaii, whoso largo experienco.is a guarantee of tho comforts of the hotel.  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomc aw well furnished and  lighted by electrtcny.  The bar Is always stocked ny the best  domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS HADDEN, Proprietor.  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 JUNCTION HOTOL  J. H. McMANUS, TA.tCva.tor.  Bar stocked with best brands of wl- -as,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. La se  comfortable-rooms, flratclasstabloko��r& \  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  %.  MORE LIGHT ON AN IMPORTANT SUBJECT.  Mail order  and careful  receive our prompt  attention.  DID YOU KNOW  THAT our goods from the manufacturers are  here and it is worth your while to inspect  them ? I guarantee all goods bought here for  quality, and prices as reasonable as in the  East. Send in your orders. We sell wholesale  or retail, and want your money, for which you  will get the latest up-to-date goods.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  C. P. R. Time Inspector.  NELSON, B.C.  Our Jewelry, Watch making and  Engraving departments have  no equal in B. C. AH work  guaranteed.  91  9\  ^-^^���*^'<m,|Si''^'^."!^*<iS' Im'-TS-^fc ''ST" ���*<?-''��'���*����� '^���^'^'^'^'���^'^'^'^'m'S'S'i^'^'m '^'^'^���>*>'-^  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  o ODVc^-^u.isrir  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOff, B. C.  TELEPHONE flO, 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  WIARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LliVIF.   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  COlVC^'.A.aSF'Z"  OFFICE:    BAKEF��STREET WEST, fiEIS0J4( B.C.  TELEPHONE NO. 219.    P. 0. BOX 688,  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  *-  ���n*T-'r*'����"n��i��i^��f  y    n   ���*  -      l fXt  TKP-'       * *" Iri .       '  * tiS  "*_r~ ���.**���   ,+ZS*    t-'ETC     K3��2f>��� *WST=*  '^sm  ,     .        T'.--      - 'S��^f|^^f5'*|  *���   ��   '   ��� ft8.hiJ&5_L_-M,-i:-i-��_L-___&  TREMONT HOUSE  E321 TO 331 BAKBIi STREET, NELSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 26 Cents to $1  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON, B.C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Nov  Denver, Revelstoke, Fergneon Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  "WHOLESALE AND 11ETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  $_&>��n���� E. C. TEAVES> Manager  "     | RDEUS. BY MAUI RECEIVE PROMPT ATfBNTIO  BY-LAW NO. 101.  A. by-Jaw In regard to purchasing certain power from the West Kootenay  Power &��� Light Company.  ' The Municipal Council ot the Corporation of the City of Nelson ' in council  assembled enacts as follows:  . 1." Subject to the terms, conditions  and provisions hereinafter contained it  is agreed lhat 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 the corporation.  2. The quantity of power to bo taken  by the corporation from the company  will not becless 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 tlie power necessary for  properly operating incandescent lights.  4. The company'shall supply powei  from 100 horse-power to 150 horse-power  if required by the corporation at.^the  samo rate as hereinafter agreed upon,  without further notice, the - excess of  power over 100 horse-power to be charged for according to the horse-power used.  In case of the corporation requiring further .power the company' will agree to  supply the same upon thirty days notice  upon the following basis: .In case 150  to 200 horse-power is required by the  corporation the company will agree to  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 1E0 according to the  horse-power used. In case 200 to 250  horse-power is required Dy'the corporation the comrany will agree to supply  the 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 chaiging  for a minumum of 300 horse-power and  from that up to 350 horse-power according to the horse-power used. In case  350 to 400 horse-power is required by tho  corporation the company will agrco to  supply the same charging" for a minumum of 350 horse-power and from that  up to 400 horse-power according to the  horse-power used. In case 400 to 450  horse-power 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 io tne horse-power used.   In case 450 to 500" horse-power  Js_r_equir_ed_by_the_corporation_the_com^  pany will agree to supply the same charging for a minumuin of 450 horse-power  and from that 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  tho 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 tho minumum load for each of the ensuing  months during the contract, unless tho  minumum is increased by the corporation.  5. Calculations of the quantity of  power used by the corporation are to be  based upon the daily average peak  load, such peak load to be arrived at betaking volt-ampere readings, and tho  calculations made from such readings.  Such readings shall be taken after tlio  power has passed through the regulators.  6. The corporation will pay to the  company monthly on the 20th day of  each month for the power used (not being less than 100 horse-power) during  tho preceding month at th<\ following  rates: For all horse-power np to 300  horsepower 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 fS.33 1-3 pei horse-power  per mo'tath.  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 ono  year from the date the company shall  commence the delivery of power to tho  corporation, which date shall not bo  later than December 1st, 1901.  10. In the event of any dispute or difference arising between the company  and the corporation In regard to the  construction to be placed on this by-law  oi1 the contract to be executed embodying the provisions hereof or tho 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  tr^sl  ��� 'zm  ��� r-,-il.m  ��� ;.?"�����'��� I  ���   *jl_H  N ' / >-3  1  '"  i j'vl  ��� ���   t-f  , 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,  arbitrators 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 amend-' ��  ment thereto now- or hereafter made.  11. A contract embodying the provisions hereof and covenants on tho part  of the company to conform to and'fulfil'-'  all matters and  provisions  hereby  required of it shall be drawn and shall be -  executed by  the, corporation  and   tha - -  company within one month after tha  date on which this by-law' shall take "  effect. -- ���  12. It is understood that nothing in  this by-law contained shall be,construed  as conferring. uppn tho company any; _  right or privilege'-, to. generate or dis- "  tribute or dispose, of  electric  light -or,  electric power within" the." limits-of the.  City of Nelson except to the corporation.  13. In  this   by-law -tho   expression',  "the corporation" wherever used.} shall ,  refer to and mean the Corporation it tha -  City of Nelson, and the expression "tho  company'* wherever used,shall refer.to "  and mean the West Kootenay Power & '  Light Company,' Limited, its successorsv,  and assigns. -       .     , , '  14. This by-law shall tako effect an'l  be in force,on. and after the 26th dayof November, 1901.  15. This by-law may be cited aa "tho  Power By-Law No. 101."  Done and passed in council assembleij i  this day of 1901.  .ifS-.i  "A I  'v-O.51  r '������r-r. I  '^1  ���Hsl  -'as I  Take notice that the above is a true  copy of the proposed by-law upon whica  the vote of the municipality will be taken on Tuesday, the 19th day of November instant, between the hours of. li'  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, aud foi:  the West Ward .at the office of Ward  Brothers on the north sido of Baker,  street, between Stanley and Kootenayj  streets, in the City of Nelson.  J. K. STRACHAN,  Clerk of the Council,  Nelson, B.C., November 5th, 1901.   '  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON  r?3l  -JSt|  1 ��1  -TS-I  PUBLIC NOTIOE.  Public notice is hereby given that thc vote of  thc electors of the Municipality of the City oC  -Nolson-will be taken on-by-law���No.���101r"A��� by--  lawin regard to purchasing certain power front  the West Kootenay Power & Light Company," oa  Tuesday, the 19th day of November, instant, between tne hours of 8 o'clock a. in. and I o'clock  p.m.  For the East Ward, at the City Police Court on  Josephine Street, and for the West Ward at tho  oflico of Ward Brothers, on tlio north side, of  Baker Street, between Stanley and Kootenay  SI roots, in the City of Nelson.  "Any male or female being of the full age of  twenty-one years who is tho assessed owner of  land or of real ostato proporty within tho municipality shall havo a vote cither confirming or ncfl***-  ativing tlio said by-law in each ward in which ho  or she may bo assessed for land or real property."  Dated ut Nelson, B.C., this 8th day of November, 1001. J. K. STliACHAN,  Returning Ofllcer.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  Notice to Municipal Voters.  NOTICE is hereby piven that under tho provisions of the "Municipal Elections Act" tho following aro entitled to vot6 for mayor and aldermen at the City .Municipal Election, viz:  Any male or female, being a British subject of  the full ago of twentj'-one years, who has paid  on or before the first day of Novombor all municipal rates, taxes, assessments, and licenco feca  payable by him or her, and  ' Who is the assessed owner of lands, or of  " improvements, or the assessed occupier ol lands  " within thc municipality, or  " Who isarosidontof and carries on business  "and is thc holder of a trades licence in tho  "municipality, or  "Who is a householder -within tho munici-  "pality."  Householders aro required on or before the  first day of December to enter with tho undersigned thoir names, as a voter, and deliver at the  same time a statutory declaration iu tho form  provided by the statute  ^     J. K. STRACHAN, City Clerk.  Nelson, B.C., October lSth, 1901.  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 Mack Diamond  mineral claim, situate on the north sido  of  Bear  creek,  about  three  miles  from  the town of Ymir, lying south of and ad-  Joining the Evennig Star mineral claim.  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district,  and  recorded  in   the  recorder's  oflice 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 Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from  the date of this notieo  you fall or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together with  all  costs of advertising,  your interests in  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 DBAN.  t>at��rt at Nelson this llth day of Septenw  ber, U0L,   . .,*  _.o~<: -.,'  'Vft i_-_ �����nm**wiinmi-rrTiiTT��-TT~t  THE NELSON. TEIBTJNE,  TUESDAY   MORNING,  NOVEMBER 19, 1901  (jjt *���**. *** *** *���*���*��� *** *���**���*���  Ml  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Of  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Ml  Reduced to one dollar per bottle.  Six bottles for $5.00,  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  ^a-aaa ���*** *** ************** ���*** ���**���*���*���$****���**���*���**���*���***���***���*******���  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  T��  1��  ty  ��>  1?  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  Daily.  LEAVE  (>:10 p. m  Daily  G:i0 p.m.  Daily  8 a. in.  8 a. m.  CROW'S NKST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie.  Cranbrook, Marysville, Fort  Steele. Klko. Kernic. Michel.  Blairmore, Frank, Macleod,  l.cthbridgo, Winnipeg, mid  all Rastcra poinits.  COLUMIUA& KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Kevelstoke.nnu all points east  and west on C.P.R. main line.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phnenix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  AUK-VIS  ���1 p. m..  Daily.  auuive  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  Having added to my stock a large  ranger 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   o  -  Baker Street  J. A. GILK.ER  LEAVE  10 a. in.  i p. m.  i p. 111.  SLOCAN RIVER RAIL WY  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Threo 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  3:10 p.m.  ly;   and to Augustus Frankar, on the  Plezze.  Certificates of improvements were issued to tho Transvaal-Zambesi Company, Limited, on the Erie, Black Night,  The Bank, Armstrong, X. 10 U 8,  Myee, and Treasure Box mineral claims.  ARKIVE  11 a. m.  11 a. m  GEEAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  ^^^^'^���^���^���^���^���^���~'^'^'**'**:**-���^��;~ ���sr:*r'*S-'��? �����T'*<5- ���K-^Sf:  PUT US DOWN  In your note book as having the best bargains in  m  to  Xi/  to  to  to  to  to..  to  to  to  to  to and you'll make no mistake^   The bargains we. are now  ?K> showing are the best we -ever offered.   New and hand-  ^ some Furniture in the latest styles.   Early  buyers  have  viv the largest choice.  I J. C. BUJlYAN & CO.  Jjj " BAKER STREET, NELSON.  "GOOD. CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  ���m  to  to  to  to  to  to  LEAVE  NELSON  &  FORT  SHEPPARD  RAILWAY  ARRIVE  Depot  ������  Dopot.  0:40 a.m  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  C:_5 p.m.  Mount'in  Northport, Rossland, Colville Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  and Spokane.  5:59 p.m.  Daily.  Daily  LEAVE  KOOTENAY LAKE  ARRIVE  Kaslo  STEAMBOATS  Kaslo  7 a.m.     9:?0 p. m.  Nolson  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Nelson  6:00 p. in.  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  10:30 a.m."  V.Daily  Daily  AT THE HOTELS.  TREMONT���R. J. Rainville, Crawford  creek; William Williams and J. Sullivan, Slocan.  QUEEN'S���A. J. Crossen, Seattle; A.  P .Macdonald, Silverton; W. A. Davies,  Imperial mines;  J. Godbolt, Slocan.  MADDEN���Walter McDonald, Slocan;  M .C. Monaghan, Forty-nine creek; J.  Mansfield and Philip Newby, Slocan.  HUME���E. E.cChipman, Kaslo; J. F.  Holden, Slocan; J. M. Akers and W. F.  Koch, Slocan; J. J. Fleutot, Frank; J.  MeLeod, Winnipeg; s. C. Walker,  Northport; S. W. Brown and C. A.  Cornwall, Bonnington Falls.  GRAND CENTRAL���P. N. Hutchinson and J. R-. Mcintosh, Ainsworth;  A. Bjerkness, Kaslo; W. J. Bremner  and J. B. Bremner, Ymir; - G. L. Bremner, Slocan; John Dewar, Erie; W. J.  Henry, Rossland; Alice Wallace, Greenwood; David Gordon, Peterboro; Frank  St. Clair, Walla Walla.  PHAIR���Robert Irving, Kaslo; W. J.  Twiss, Kaslo; H. Luckman and W. F.  Aimy, Rossland; E. O. Kamm and W.  H. Aldridge, Trail; L. A. Campbell,  Rossland; Mr. and Mrs. Quigley, Grand  Forks; S. L. Prenter, Vancouver; E.  Nelson Fell, Athabasca; J. Frank Collom, Slocan; C. M. Henretta, Fernie;  Stanley Muir, Grand Forks; A. Cameron, Salmo; D. P. Patenaude, Helena;  W. C. Adams, Slocan; Belle Critchfield,  Asotin; T. R. Ella, Vancouver; G. W.  McDougall, Ottawa; E. J. Boswell, Trail.  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. */���*-,. r  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  Blowers,   Exhausters,   Hand   Shaft  Pumps,  Pipe and  Fittings Steam   Packing,   Leather and  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore Cars, Canton Steel.  ing and asked to briefly outline his  policy. He said: "I have no policy as  yet. My duties are new to me, and all  I can say is, that I shall do my best for  the company's interests." The fact  that Mr. Szontag refuses to make any  statement of his attitude toward the  labor troubles confirms the report that  ho refused to accept the position unless  h-3 should be left absolutely free to employ whoever he should choose.  We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling" them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A COMPLETE L1JME OF CANADIAN _\ND IMPORTED LIQUORS.  Bainer Seattle) Beer in pints and quarts.    Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  pints and quarts.   Kola Wine, the best Temperanoe drink.  Our Special Canadian Eye in 5s and 6s.  Dawson's Perfection Scotch Whiskey.       Granada pure Havana Oigars.  TJuion Oigars, a full range in prices.   Oards and Poker Chips.  Brunswick-Balke Gollender Billiard  Tables and Supplies.  CITY AND DISTRICT.  J. F. Holden and Henry Farrell of  Slocan City were in Nelson yesterday.  Both are' engaged in developing mines  in what is now looked upon' as the most  promising  section   of  Slocan- district."  Mary Ann Young, widow of the late  George Young, who was drowned off the  steamer at Pilot Bay a few weeks ago,  yesterday secured an-order for tho administration of the estate of her husband. Tho estate is entered as worth  $200.  An application was made by the official administrator to judge -Forin yesterday for an order for the administration of the estate of Mary. E. Coffes,  alias Molly Rcsecrans, but the matter  was stood over until hi-3 honor visits  Fort Steele.  Work bar. been started upon the construction of the t.tks for., the cyanide  plant which the Ymir company is erecting on its property. The work bf putting the tanks together is being done  under the supervision of a representative of tho makers from San Francisco.  The Dundee mine is being pumped  out so that the i-roperiy cau be inspected aud reported opon. Charlea Dunde3,  one of the heaiiest stockholders, and.  Bernard McDonald, who is representing  the interests that are expected to take  the property over, are at tho mine.  Dick Blundell and nis partners have  evidently got al gcod thing in the Athlone and Challenger mineral claims on  Bird cree>. -They are above _ Mike  O'Brien's propei-ty and have a two foot  ledge of quartz which has sampled $41  to the ton in gold. Comparatively little work has been done upon ihe claims  so far, but the outlook for them is  very promising. /  BUSINESS MENTION.  The finest of everything in the line of  fruits and candies are for sale at the  Palm, in the K. W. C. block,a Ward  street.  John Love, who. represents the Consolidated Stationery Company of Winnipeg, expects to reach Nelson on  Thursday next, with his full line of  fancy and staple goods. He will make  his headquarters, at the Hotel Hume  while in West Kootenay district.  NOW ON RECORD.  ROSSL^AISD   BJNGIISEJERIIVa   WORKS?  CUNL.IPFB & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  OBIS OARS, skips, cages, ore bin doors, chutes and general wrought iron work.    Our oro cars are  the best on the market.   Write ns for references and full particulars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.-One 5-foot Pelton waterwheel, width 600 feet, "8 to 16'  spinal riveted pipe.   Ono 10x6x13 outside packod plunger sinking pump.    Rock drills, stopity/  bars, Sco., &c.  AGENTS NORTHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.   O.   Box  198.  THIRD  AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  HONDI TEA  J.A.IBYM&C0.  The best in the market, in 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 16L  cIOg a Found  Frank Edward Tebo, C. P. R. agent  at Cascade City, was married yesterday  afternoon; to-Miss Bethama Kearnan of  Simcoe county, Ontario, who arrived  from the east a few days ago. The ceremony took place at the residence of W.  L. Tebo of the C. P. R. telegraph service  in this city, a brother of the groom,  and was performed by Rev. J. H. White.  Ten-mile creek, on Slocan lake, is the  scene of considerable activity in a mining way. There are 50 men employed at  the Enterprise mine and 14 at the mill.  At the Iron Horse, of which Angus McLean is superintendent, Dan McQuaig  has a contract for erecting a bunk and  cook house, and he expects to have it  ready for occupancy in about ten days.  Twenty-two men are at work upon the  property. As soon as the Enterprise  tramway is in working order the mill  will begin working.  . Charles Burt has entered the employ  of the Hudson's Bay Company of this  city,in the capacity of traveling salesman. Tha company has found its trad-J  with outside points steadily increasing,  and to such an extent that it is considered desirable to .have a man on the  road all the time. Mr. Burt will make  legular monthly visits to all points in  the Slocan, Boundary and Crow's Nest  sections and will solicit ordsrs for  wines, liquors, cigars and groceries, as  well as for flour, oats and baled hay.  M. Motti laid an information on Saturday against Frank Deno, charging  him with aggravated assault. The men  are Italians employed as navvies on  the C. P. R��� and the assault complained  of took place at Beasley's Siding, the  complainant setting out that he was  struck on the head with a stone by  Dcno. Ths case came before stipendiary  magistrate Creisc yesterday, the prisoner being represented by R. M. Macdonald, out as the crown was not ready  to proceed an adjournment was secured  until Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock.  [Continued From First Page.]  see how he could bring the matter up  at the next meeting of the council in  the face of the amendment that ;t  should not be brought up until the city  had secured a power site. He wanted a  vote taken so that the members of the  council would have, a chance to go on  record.   ,        - ���**  This brought matters to a head and  on the question abeing put, the -amendment was put 'and carried, aldermen  SELOUS. HAMILTON, PATERSON, and  GILLETT voting in the affirmative, and  aldermen IRVING'and "MADDEN in the  negative.  This disposed of the city's .chance of  taking any action in the direction of  securing a power plant on Kootonay  river this year.  The petition of the residents of block  22, asking for the opening of the lane  n the said block was referred to the city  engineer for report as to cost.  The council took up thc question of  arrears owing to the city for licenses  and water, scavenger and electric light  rates. It was decided, on motion of  'alderman Selous, to give all who are in  arrears for license fees five days notica  to pay up, and if payment is not made  within this time to tako proceedings  in the court to collect the same. Witb  respect to the water, light and scavenger arrears it was decided to give ten  days-notice-after-whieh-the-services-will-  b'e cut   off   if   payment   is   not   made.  With respect to the condition of Ward  street it was decided to have thi same  scraped and spread over with gravel.  The question of clearing up the bed  of Cottonwood creek was brought up  but the matter was referred to the city  engineer for an estimate of cost.  Eossland Local News.  ROSSLAND, November 18.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Mackenzie King has  completed his labors here in connection  with the strike and will leave for Vancouver at once, preparatory to returning to Ottawa.  It is reported today that there has  been an accident to one of the Le Roi  hoisting engines which will necessitate  sending it to Chicago for repairs, and  that in consequence a number of the  men have been laid off for a time.  Postoffice inspector Dorman has bean  here all day on official business.  intrigue and slate making, which is impossible to keep from the, outside world,  protrude from every crevice of the jealously guarded inner precincts of the Vatican. The pope's slosest personal attendants include his faithful chaplain  and one minor prelate, who constantly  arid tenderly guard his material comfort.  His meals are served in,.his private  apartment at a small table at which  none other, even a crowned head, may  sit down. No feminine hand may sooth  the august invalid.  Greenwood Local News.  GREENWOOD, November 18.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Police magistrate  Hallett is receiving congratulations today because he is the "daddy" of a first  child���a boy.  James Cameron,' formerly engaged in  blacksniithing here, has returned and  will again start a blacksmith shop.  It is announced that the promoters  of the Vernon & Midway railway have  made arrangements to proceed with the  surveys, and it is stated, that survey  parties will be in the field within 30  days, working both ways from Carmi,  on the West Fork of Kettle river.  Information received from - Carmi  states that t.he Rambler i*? working 7  men, the Butcher Boy 3, and the Carmi  8, and that all are developing satisfactorily.  Trout Lake News' Items.  TROUT LAKE, November 15.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The Horse Shoe  is sacking 30 sacks of .ore a day. Mr.  Hillman, the owner, has the continuation of the high-grade ore chute that  was discovered on the Lucky Boy by  C. L. Brush lr.st summer. The ore averages 225 ounces silver and 40 per  cent lead. This property will ship all  winter.  , The Kathleen is a mine from the  grass-roots. W. M. Pool and Thorn is  Taylor, M. p. P., who purchased it a  short time ago, have a shipper in it.  In an open cut a chute of high-grade  ore 10 inches wide was uncovered. Ths  ore lies on the footwall and is solid  galena and grey copper. The company  purchased $1000 worth of supplies from  Masterson & Griffiths, local merchants,  and are getting ready for a big winter's  work.  Mr.���Atkins-"orWinnipeg"-is~negotiat^  ing with the owners of the" St. Elmo  with a view of bonding that property.  The St. Elmo has large bodies of low  grade  ore  averaging  50  ounces  silver  Coffee Cooler Was Disqualified.  LONDON, November IS,���At the National Sporting Club in London tonight  Jack O'Brien of Philadelphia defeated  Frank Craig, "The Harlam Coffee  Cooler," after seven rounds of a ten  round bout. The "Coffee Cooler" was  disqualified for falling without a blow.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honor thc Lieutenant-Governor in Council  has been pleased to make the following appointment: ���>  -   J Ith November. 1901.  Thomas Alfred Mills, of the City of Nelson,  Esquire, to he-  Deputy District Registrar of thc Nelson Registry of tho Supreme Court, and  Deputy Registrar of the County Court of Kootenay, holden nt Nelson.  Such appointments to take effect on tho 1st day  of Deconibor, 1801.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  ���a**'***'*********.***:*.**.***.  Coffee Roasters  Daaler8'!��.. Tea and Coffee  .m*******vm*tt***:**&***  We aro offering at lowest pricos the best  grades o .Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Best-, Mocha and Java Coffeo, per  pound  ?   10  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffoo, i pounds  1 00  Special E'.end Coffee, 8 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffoo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blond Ceylon Tea, por pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  GROCERS AND PROVISION DT3ALERS. Houston Block. Baker Street  THE!  BINDERY DEPARTMENT OF  BOOK BINDING  i HE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,      SPECIAL HULED BLANK BOOKS  BUJUS3 BLOOK. volbqx. U        SMCML RULED FORMS  Nelson Mining Division Kecords.  The now locations recoided at the  Nelson record office ytsteiday were:  Future, on Mineral mountain, by C. A.  Campbell; Climax, on Toad mountaiu,  by S. J. Cumhiings.  Certificates of work wort issued yesterday to Michael O'Brien, on tbe Ixrag-  Northport Local News,  NORTHPORT, Novembor: 18.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Tho Socialistic  party bids fair to become a prominent  factor in Northport politics in the  near future. A Socialistic Club has been  organized and has now 50 members,  though it is only a few weeks old. The  Socialists will have a full city ticket in  the field at the approaching municipal  election. The Northport Mill & Smelter-  men's Union had also intended to have :i  ticket, but they decided at - a meeting  held last night to indorse the Socialist  ticket, and v/ith their support the Socialists claim to be sure of carrying the  city.- Primaries will be held probably  Tuesday evening and a full ticket will  be placed in nomination.  Edward Kennedy, who was shot on  the 9th by a Joplin smelterman named  Stark, is slowly improving, and it 13  thought that he has a fair chance to recover from his wound. The lung cavity has been opened and two and one-  half quarts of blood and serum removed.  X-ray photographs of the trunk were taken, but the plates, when developed,  failed to reveal the whereabouts of the  bullet which passed through the lungs  and into the abdominal cavity.  J. H- Bender was injured in an accident at Flat Creek district Saturday,  and was brought to the city yesterday,  and is now at the Wells hospital. An oro  car got away and ran down an incline  shaft for 70 feet, and broke to pieces on  a timber just above where Bender was  working at the bottom of the shaft.  One piece hit him, breaking both his  arms. He very luckily escaped with no  other important injuries.  Cashier F. G. Slocum of the North-  port State Bank is reported very ill  with typhoid fever.  Szontag Takes Charge.  NORTHPORT,  November 18.���[Special!   to   The   Tribune.]���Oscar   Szontag  took charge of the Northport Smelting  & Refining Company's plant as manager  today.  Mr. Szontag was seen this ��Ten-  and 60 per cent lead. When the A. &  K. railway is completed this ore can  be shipped and give the owners a nice  piofit. The property will, no doubt, be  one of the heaviest shippers in the camp  once the railway reaches here next  spring.  Vancouver Local News,  VANCOUVER, November 18.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Albert E. Eby,  clerk in the Sun Life office here, left  suddenly for Seattle on Saturday night.  He is alleged to be several hundred dollars behind in his accounts. Eby is a  son of the former pastor of the Homer  Street Methodist Church, who is now in  Toronto.  The opera house was crowed last night  at the concert of the Italian band despite the protest of the Ministerial association. The manager of the company  created a sensation by telling the crowd  he was sorry to see-so many on the  downward road to destruction.  Prisoner West this morning attacked  jailer Grady in the police station cell  and inflicted an ugly wound on his head  with a pail before assistance came. West  is now in for a year for theft, and  another sentence will be added.  Knew Little About Powder.  FALL RIVER, Massachusetts, November IS.���Four city employee's were seriously injured by an explosion of dynamite this afternoon, and the foreman,  Eugene Lavigne. will die. The water  department were laying pipes and in excavating blasting was necessary. A hole  had been driven in a rock for tho cartridge and the foreman attempted to  drive in a cartridge with a hammer.  Failing he began to pound it with both  feet There was a crash and when the  smoke cleared four men were lyin??'on  the ground.   Intrigue and Speculation.  LONDON, November 18.���A dispatch  to the Chronicle from Rome says, in  spite of apparently well founded denials,  that there is an imminent danger of the  pope's decease. The air is full of speculation and apprehension, indicating  Uiat his end is not far ott,   jRumars ot  IF BROWN SOLD IT ITS GOOD  We Wish to State  To repeat, to reiterate, call  your attention to, and convince you that we are giving the best value in  watches of any house in  Kootenay and also that we  do repairing as cheaply, as  promptly, and as satisfac-  torly as any other fi? m.  G  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelers.  BAKKR STREET NELSON  IF BROWN SAID SO IT'S RIGHT  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS  Our Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar  CURES COUGHS AND COLDS  Beware of the "Just as Good" kind.  Insist on getting the Genuine C. D. &  B. Compound Syrup of White Pine and  Tar.  Porto Rico Lumber Go.   .   (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON BTBKETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK*  We carry a complete stock of  Ocast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  K.-W.-C. Blook.       Corner Ward and Baker St a  BEAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE BBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition.  .(Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the part,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can he hought from us on  two year's time without Interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  Porto Rico Lumber Qo.Ltd.  ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  "Windows  o        Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring  local and ooast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ot all kinds.  IV WHAT TO0 WANT IS NOT IN BTOOK  WE WILL MASK IT FOB SOO  OAIiL AND QfDT PRICES,   FOR-"SA��iB.    $2500���Vurnishod houso containing 5 rooms  bathroom, etc. Pleasantly situated. Two  lots.   Part cash, balance oasv terms.  $10<iO���House and lot. Houso contains I rooms,  bathroom, etc. Centrally situated. S500 cash,  balanco monthly payments.  $1726���Five-room cottage. Hall, bathroom and  pantry.   Ono and a half lots, fenced and laid  __,^_SS>v^)n clover.   Very easy terms.  $8225���Hoiuo containing 15 rooms, hall, bathroom, etc. Suitable for boarding houso. Closo  to Bakor streot. *?1500 cash, balance easy  payments. "      -   ���  vS*!*���ThS90'roo,u cottngc and lot in Slocan  City, lu-co titlo. ��200 cash, balanco on oasy  tonus.  $260-Good cabin nnd lot in Humo Addition.  SloO cash, balanco in throe months.  REGINALD J. STEEL  Phone 278. Official Broker.  IfflPEBIAL BBEWIM COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER,  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  J. A. Sayward  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBKWEHS AND BOTTLKRB OI>  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade,  BREWERY   AT  NBLSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT,THE   MANHATTAN.  AT   THE   MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  ,    AT   THE  MANHATTAN.  AT   THE  MANHATTAN.  IBJUX AMD UkXM UCBXBS,  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST SRAND8  LIQUORS AND UQAR8.

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