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Array ���- "--'us*!  i'l  it  ,+JT-  ESTABLISHED   1892  WEDNESDAY  MORNING,  NOVEMBER  20,   1901  T3AT-LY EDITION  M BESTBICTIOI  SZONTAGK SAID TO INSIST  ON FREE HAND.  KA.DISH,   ACCOMPANIED   BY   MCDONALD, LEFT NORTHPORT  YESTERDAY.  c ROSSLAND, November 19���[Special  to The Tribune.]���It is stated today that  Oscar Szontagh, the new smelter manager at Northport, yesterday notified  J. R. Frecheville; the Le Roi managing  director, that unless a free 'hand was  given him at the smelter ho would not  accept the position permanently, taking the same ground as that pleaded by  Labarthe, the Trail man, two weeks  ago. What Frecheville.will do under the  circumstances remains to be seen. Kadish left Northport today for good and,  accompa-Tiiud by Bernard McDonald, has  gone south.  Arrangements have been made to  flood the rink and the foretold cold snap  will usher in tbe skating season.  Registration for municipal election  purposes continues to increase today  and a great deal of interest will be taken  in this year's contest.  Surveyor J. A. Kiik is in from East  Kootonay nnd Mackenzie King left for  tho coast tonight.  Sheriff Gets a Threatening Letter.  NORTHPORT, - November 19.���[Special to. The Tribune.]���Deputy sheriff  Anderson received thc following unsigned and undated letter by mail yes-  "torday: "Anderson, we are going to  get you. This is to answer as a warning  to vou." The letter was written in pen-  cil'cn a scrar of duty paper and had  been mailed in the local office. Mr.  Anderson said this evening: "I have no  idea who wrote the' letter and I shall  pay no attention to \t." Anderson has  made a number of arrests among the  Jcplin men "anil as'he is not known to  have any enemies in^town it is thought  that-the ihreatemng letter must have  been sent bjr some of the smolter men.  Millions Involved in a Suit.  VANCOUVER, November 19.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Over a million  dollar's worth of Klordike mining  claims aro the subject of a.big legal  trial now proceeding in the full court  here. The case is that of Davidson vs.  .Tones. The plaintiff appeals from a decision in thn supreme court at Dawson.  Tiie appeal will probably be adjourned  here, as some documents, important in  the case were lost when the Islander  went down. The original action was  brought by Davidson to set aside a oill  of sale of seme very valuable placcv  claims situated on Gold Run, alleged  to be given to him by Routledge Davis,  the collector of customs at Dawson.  --PnvlrlBon-cIainiS_-that-theL:docun_ent__is_  a forgery. The signature he admits is  his, but he states that he had signed a  blank deed and left it with certain parties for another purpose, to be filled  in when certain conditions had bosn  complied with. Instead of this the conveyance of his claims on Gold Run was  filled in the document and registered  as a trasfer to Routledge Davis. The  action is to set aside this alleged fraudulent bill of sale. Tones is a defendant,  as tho claims were subsequently cpa-  yeyed to him.  Vancouver Local New?.  VANCOUVER, November 19.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Surveyor Bauer  returned this morning from Mount  Baker district, where ho says all miners  have now mutually agreed upon the location of the boundary line according  to the recent Canadian survey. He says  roads leading to the tames from the  American side are impassable, and that  American goods have to be shipped in  from Chilliwack.  A shipment of gold has been received  here; from Fort Athabasca, Mackenzie  river. It assays nearly twenty dollars  to the ounce, being the best value ever  handled in the Vancouver office.  Greenwood Local News  GREENWOOD, November 19.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Miss Anna Mof-  fatt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs R. K.  Hutchens of the Mother Lode mine,  was married this morning to George W.  Trehune. The ceiemony was performed  t.y Rev. Dr. McRae of the. Presbyterian  church in the presence of seme friends.  Bride and bridegroom left on this afternoon's train for Nelson.  It was reported here today that a new  body of gold quartz ore was struck in  the Jewel mine of the Long Lake Company, believed to be on the lead that the  prospecting shaft has been sinking on  for some time past. Owing to ihe rapid  raise in the hill the lead where now  encountered will give about five hu-i-  dred feet backs. This greatly enhances  the value of the Jewel mine, which already had a large quantity of ore, averaging in value about ?12, blocked out  in the old workings. Gilbert Mahon,  manager of the mine, left for England  last week.  -Todays arrivals include J. S. Carter.  C. P. R. district passenger agent, Nelson; W H. Aldridge, E. C. Kaum, Trail;  John Kirkip, Rotsland, the last named  completing his duties for the year as assessor of the district  Sandon Local News.  SANDON, November 19.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Several car3 of material for tha Payne mill nave ai rived over  the C. P. R. from Laurie. The material  is being sorted and sacked in the K. &  S. yards here to be shipped out to the  Payne siding as soon as construction is  commenced.  Ward Macdonald returned today from  tho south, where he has been touriig  in Montana and Idaho mining camps.  Sandon will turn out the fastest  hockey combination in British Columbia this winter. A challenge will be issued to the Rossland - Nelson - Boun -  dary league as soon as that aggregation materializes.' Sandon will play any  team or a combination of the whole  works at any time in any place and for  any money up to the limit of their stack.  Girls as Messengers in London.  LONDON, November 19.���The growing tendency of boy messengers toward  levity and neglect-has caused Renter's  Telegram Agency to experiment with  girl messengers. One hundred and twenty girls aro now enrolled for day duty.  They are neatly atired in blue serge,  with little wallets hung around their  necks. Their quickness, willingness, and  intelligence have charmed Reuter's traffic superintendent, inducing him to extend the system.  FATAL  POWDER ACCIDENT  George' Carney Blown to Atoms.  KASLO, November 19. ��� [Special to  The Tribune.]���A very bad accident occurred at Fry Creek this morning by  which George. Carney was blown to  atoms. He was working with a gang  of men who are doing trail work about  one mile up the creek under J. D. Moore  and about 9 o'clock went to the magazine to procure some powder. A few  minutes afterwards a loud explosion was  heard and his fellow workmen saw what  they thought was rocks flying through  the air, but going to investigate the  cause-of the explosion they found that  in some way the powder had become exploded while Carney was handling it  There were about twenty sticks pf powder in the magazine at the time." All  that could be found of tho missing man  were a few fragments of his clothes and  a noto book, which was picked up in the  branches of a nearby tree. Part of his  clothing was seen in an eddy in the  creekr and secured after some trouble.  George Carney was the son of police  magistrate Carney of Kaslo' and has  lived here for a number of years, being  well and favorably known.  Carney's Body Recovered.  ' KASLO, November- 19.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���The body of Georgo  Carney has just been brought to Kaslo.  It was recovered from tho creek about  a hundred yards below the scene of the  accident. The head was missing and  the right arm blown off and otherwise  badly mangled. No explanation of the  accident has yet been found. The funeral takes place here tomorrow.   -^_Vir.t,oria,~Local.-News.  VICTORIA,. November 19. ��� The  steamer Corwin, formerly a United  States revenue cutter, has been* chartered by a Naaaimo company and will"  engage in tha halibut fishing for the  eastern  market.  The promotres of ihe expedition to  Cocos island have purchased a schooner on. the sound to carry the party to the  treasure island.  The annual meting of the sealers'  combine called for today was adjouri-  od until December 20th, by wliich time  the result of the London fur sales will  lie known and a program for next season will be mapped out. It is not expected that the schooners will go out  until January, a month later than usual.  The owners of the collier San Maeto  of tho -Pacific Improvement Company  have not yat put in a salvage claim  against the collier Victoria, which the  San Mateo picked up 300 miles off the  cape. The contract for the repairs to. the  Victoria will be let on Thursday.  The Treaty With Germaiiy.  BERLIN, November 19.���In official  circles the correctness of a Washington  dispatch to the London Globe to the  effect that Dr. Von Holleben, German  ambassador at Washington, who recently sailed for the-United States, carried with him a complete commercial  treaty with that country is today denied. This statement from Washington  is considered impossible in so much as  the German tariff has not yet been  finally determined. German officials  consider that the prospects for the fiual  successful negotiations of this commercial treaty with Washington have never  been better than they are today.  Negro to Be Le:ally Hanged.  BIRMINGHAM, AlaDama, Novemb-jr  39.���Will Dorsey, a negro, has been sentenced to hang for robbery. The consensus of legal opinion here is that the  sentence will establish a precedent  wliich wil be the means of bringing  order into many settlements in tbis  state hitherto given over to lawlessness.  Riotous Spanish Students.  MADRID.    November    19. ��� Student  riots have been renewed in. Madrid.  To  day tho tramways were attacked and  attempts were mado to set the cars on  fire. Over twentv persons were injured,  including the son of a high official of  the ministry of the interior. Student  disorders aro also reported in Barcelona and Valencia.  W. 0. T. U Officers Elected  FORT WORTH, Texas, November 19.  The salient features of today's session  of the W. C. T. U. national convention  was the debate over the adoption of  resolutions concerning statehood for  Oklahoma and Indian Territory and the  indorsement of prohibition. The debate  was long and spirited.  Mrs. Lillian M. Stevens was unanimously elected president for. the coming year. Mrs. Susannah Fry, corresponding .secretary;!; Mrs. Clara Hoffman, recording secretary, and Mrs.  Helen Morton Barker, treasurer.  Holds-Goodman's Body.  JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana, November 19.���The authorities are greatly  surprised over the report from Little  Rock, Arkansas, that the mayor of that  city has prevented the coroner from returning to Jeffersonville the body of  Charles Goodman on the ground that  he believes that Rathbone is really dead  and that it is his body now in Little  Rock. Prosecutor Mayfield is of opinion,  however, that the body will ultimately  be shipped here. Should - this not be  done, it is feared that the whole case  against Rathbone will fail.  Kaiser's "Interest in Naval Structure.  BERLIN. November 19.���Emperor  William today again attended the meeting at Charlottenburg of the Society of  Naval Engineers. His majestey exhibited great interest throughout, especially appaluding {he remarks of Herr  Meyer, a ship builder of Papenburg,  when he explained how in his opinion  foreign shipbuilding competition, especially American shipbuilding, could  be circumvented.  Fireman Seriously Injured.  ST. PAUL, November 19.���Fire destroyed the People's Storage Company's  building in the Central district tonight.  A gasoline explosion seriously injured  several firemen, two perhaps fatally.  The loss is about $150,000, partially covered .by insurance. The building was  owned by Caroline E. Boardman of  Troy, New York. The damage to adjoining property amounted to about-  ?10,000.     '-  "  No Faith in Chamberlain.  LONDON, November 19.���Sir Henry  Campbell-Bannerman is the subject 'of  much severe comment for having declared in a speech last night at Plymouth  that he despaired of. overcoming the  peril now facing the country in South  Africa so long as Mr. Chamberlain and  lord Milner retained their present  offices.           MAY HUNT THE  BANDITS  Such Is Latest Rumor.  SOFIA, November 19.���It is reported  that Mr. Dickinson, the United States  diplomatic agent here, has informed the  government of Bulgaria that the abductors of Miss Ellen M. Stone and  madam Tsilka with their captives are  concealed in a defile of Belle Ritza  mountains, nea* Smotchno, district of  Dubnitza, and has recommended that  troops be sent to surround the place  and liberate tjie captives. Both, Mr.  Dickinson and the Bulgarian foreign  office decline to confirm or deny this  report. Nevertheless it is believed that  Mr. Dickinson, persuaded of the inability of coming to terms with the brigands and relying on his belief that  they will not harm their captives if the  troops are >employed against them, has  after consulting with Washington decided upon this move. Only, eight bandits now. guard Miss Stone and some of  these are known to sympathize with  her. About a fortnight ago Mr. Dickinson approached the foreign ofllce and  proposed this same plan, but its carrying out was abandoned on account of  the uncertainty of the location of the  bandits.      *    Session Quiet Yesterday.  PARIS, November 19.���The chamber  of deputies today continued the discussion of the bill authorizing a loan  of 265,000,000 francs in 3 per cent rentes  to reimburse the treasury for its outlay  in connection with the Chinese expedition and the, indemnification of French  sufferers in China. Caillaux, minister of  finance, defended and explained the  government plan. M. Waldeck Rousseau,  the premier, made a forcible reply, defending the policy of France ih protecting French missionaries in China.  The premier's speech produced a great  effect on the chamber and will probably-  result in carrying the government's,  scheme practically unchanged. The debate was  adjourned until  Thursday.  Foist With His Own Petard.  HUTCHINSON, Kansas, November  19.���The safe of the Missouri Pacific  railway depot here was blown up by  robbers early today. A" man supposed to  have been one of the robbers was found  dead with a bullet hole through his  head. The supposition is that the dead  man was stunned by the explosion,  which was very heavy, and the other  thinking he was too badly crippled to  get away shot him. The money left -n  the safe last night was found under the  debris.  IDOL SHATTERED  MAYOR   FLETCHER'S   PET  BY-LAW SAT UPON.  RATEPAYERS PLAINLY INDICATE  THEIR WISHES AS TO OWNERSHIP OF UTILITIES.  Yesterday the property-owners of  Nelson voted on a by-law under which  an agreement was to be entered into  between the city and the West Kootenay Power & Light Compauy for the  purchase of auxiliary power for operating the city's electric lighting system.  The by-law was supported by mayor  Fletcher and ex-mayor] Neelands and  by aldermen Selous and Paterson aud  Gillett and Hamilton, and was opposed  the   by-law   was   by  property   owners  Those who favored the proposed deal  did for several reasons; among others,  that users of electric light wculd get  better light, that the tramway company  would be assisted, and that the city was  not in a position to put in an adequate  power plant of its own on Kootenay  Those who opposed the by-law did  so" because the deal was too one-sided,  in that -che city's inteiests were not  protected; and because^ it was a mere  makeshift that would indefinitely postpone action on the part of the city in  putting in its "own power plant on Kootenay river. 3  '��� Those who favored the by-law had a  fairly good organization; they had  hacks and workers arid a mayor and  four aldermen!  Those who opposed the deal were not  organized, and the vote polled against  the by-law was by property - owners  who'do their own thinking, and are not  swayed by the blandishments of class  fir the importunity of "grafters."  The tramway company was much in  evidence, as was the J manager of the  West Kootenay Power & Light Company.-Alderman Selous looked after tho  fair.sex of the.local 400, and saw to it  that thoy all voted. Mayor Fletcher and  alderman "Gillett-were ably assisted by  deacon Cameron and '���sal estate broker  Ga'mble, while Charles Augustus Waterman saw to it that cx-mayor Houston  did not intimidate the returning ofllcer  and the efficient poll clerk in the East  Ward.  Ex-alderman Kirkpatrick and "Black  Bill" McLean and "Little Billie" McLean and "Bill' McCandlish and alderman Irving and alderman Madden and  "Charlie" Wilson- did most of lhe rustling that was done on the side of the  party that have faith in'Nelson's ability  to run its own business affairs without  outside assistance.  There were few incidents worthy of  note, and the contest was conducted in  good spirit. After the result was known,  a tramway director got a trifle ugly,  and wanted to battle with a man who  had more sense than to quarrel over a  "fifht^tHa^hM^heeif^lr-^dy^^won.  The brooms and marching lamps that  were to have been used in the procession  had the by-law carried were left unpacked, and were taken back to Rossland on the 6:40 train.  During the evening none of the bylaw supporters were in evidence, except  Charles Augustus Waterman, and he  was bemoaning his financial losses.  The vote stood��� For Against  East Ward   .. ...........118 99  West Ward  .... ....  89 51  Total    ...207 150  Tho total vote was 357, three-fifths  of which is 215. The by-law lacked 8  votes of the number required to carry  it.  ENTIRE FAMILY MURDERED  Horrible Crime Near Los Angeles.  LOS ANGELES. November 19.���The  dead bodies of A. P.-Wilcox, his wife  and young son wore found today at their  home, twelve miles from this city. The  bodies were horribly mutilated and the  blcody condition of the premises indicated that the assailants had met with  a fierce resistance. Wilcox and his family had been shot and then literally cut  to pieces with a knife. A neighbor  forced the door and found the bodies of  tho family on the floor. The woman  had been shot while carrying a plate  from the stove to the table. The baby  boy lay in the middle of the room, while  the disemboweled body' of the father  was stretched near the door. It is supposed that the crime was committed two  or three days ago. No clue to the murderers has been found'.    ���  New Bishop Elected.  SPRINGFIELD, November 19.���Dr. G.  H.  Greer, rector of St. Bartholomew's  church, New York, was elected bishop  of the new Episcopal diocese of western Massachusetts this afternoon. His  name was the only one presented to the  convention.  Vansant Means Business.  ST.   PAUL,   November  19.���The  Dispatch says: Governor Vansant has sent  a special -messenger to find attorney-  general Douglas in the Northern Minnesota woods and request him to return  to the city, so that a consultation may  be held in regard to the railway situation. Governor Vansant is determined  not" to have a consolidation or combing  between the Northern Pacific and the  Great Northern or any other competing lines in the state.  Winnipeg's New Ice Deal.  WINNIPEG, November 19.���Another  step has been taken in this age of industrial combinations, and from now on  the people of Winnipeg wlil receive  their supply of ice from one company  and not from three as heretofore, all  under the direct management of Charles  H. McNaughton, formerly manager of  the Arctic Ice Company.  Some of the Diamonds Recovered.  PORTLAND, November 19.���Seven  diamond stickpins valued at about $600,  were picked up on Park street and have  been identified as part of the $10,000  diamond collection stolen on Saturday  night from Mr. Lowenthal's room at the  Portlai'd hotel. No arrests have bean  made.  Notable Building Destroyed.  DARMSTADT, November 19.���The  great building erected by the Darmstadt gymnastic societies, .which was  opened with great ceremony on October 6th by grand duke, Ernest Lud-  wig,' was destroyed by flre this morning. Four servants employed about the  building were burned to death.  Increased Revenue. Receipts.  WASHINGTON, November 19.���The  annual report of the commissioner of  inland revenue shows the receipts for  the year ended June, 1901, were $306,-'  871,669, or $11,555,561 in excess of rhe  estimates, and about the same amount  in excess of the receipts for the year  ended June 30th, 1900,- and $33,000,000'  in excess of the receipts for 1899.  Greatest Nation in the World .  PARIS, November 19.���M. Jules Siegfried, lecturing tonight on his recent  tour in America, predicted that the present century would see the United  States the greatest and most powerful  commercial and industrial nation in the  world. ^He advised that France lose no  time in taking advantage of American  friendship.   To Address Buffalo, Merchant?.  BUFFALO, November 19. ��� At a  ���meeting of the floor committee of the  Buifalo Merchants' Exchange today, it  was decided to invite Houi John Charlton of Canada to address the exchange  on the question of closer trade relations between this country and Canada  and requesting Mr. Charlton to name  the date.       '; '%\&\Vf$  A CHANGE  OF PROCEDURE  In Parliamentary Tactics.  LONDON, November 19.���It is understood that the British government intends to propose a reform of the procedure of parliament to overcome obstruction. The scheme will suggest that  the house assemble at 2:30 p. m., instead  =of*=4f=that*=the-=government=business=be^  taken first;, that an adjournment from  7:30 until 9 be taken ior dinner; that  the question then be taken up and ordinary business carried on until midnight. Under the existing system questions form the first business of the  house of commons and give rise to  much obstruction. It will be also proposed that estimates be flrst considered  by a strong committee, representing all  sections of the house, in whose proceedings the duration of speeches would  be limited and that the existing cumbrous method of taking divisions be  superseded by the self-registering vote  machinery used in most; continental  legislatures. Under the new scheme disorderly members would be moro sternly  punished for the flrst offense and suspended for a month with increasing  punishment for renewed offense and offenders would be compelled to apologize before being permitted to return  to parliament.  Iowa Woman With Nerve.  CRERTON, Iowa. November 19.���  Mrs. Charles Edwards, a widow living  three miles west of here, early today  shot a colored man and Herman James,  white, wh.om she avers were attempting  to prevent here from occupying a leased  farm where the shooting occurred. The  negro may die, but James is not seriously hurt. Mrs. Edwards and her children were ejected last Friday and the  two men put in possession. According  to James, Mrs. Edwards came to the  house and asked for her poultry. She  was permitted to enter the house, whereupon she drew a revolver and ordered  the meu to threw up their hands. The  regro attempted to run and Mrs. Edwards shot him through tjie body,  James then tried to escape and Mrs.  Edwards fired the contents of a shotgun after him, without serious effect.  The- woman is in possession of the  premises and the sheriff has left for  the scene.  Carried Contraband of War.  LONDON, November 19.���Tho government has caused the detention of a  British steamer which was fitting out  ostensibly for a pleasure cruise at Victoria docks on tho ground that the ves  sel was laden with contraband of war  destined for the Boers. It is said that  subsequent search disclosed four field  guns and a quantity of raw material  for the manufacture of powder, and  that the vessel was fitted inside to accommodate from five to six hundred  men. The captain says his instructions  directed him to call at Hamburg.  Unpopular Securities Company.  TACOMA, Washington, November  19.���In response to requests and the-advice of friends, the governor is considering the advisability of calling aa  extra session of the legislature to take  action to prevent the control of the  Northern Pacific and Great Northern  railways by tho International Securities Company. Governor Rogers is very  conservative in matters of this kind  and declares he will take no action before the subject shall have been con-  si dfred thoroughly from every standpoint.  Riviera Hotels and Consumptives.  MENTONE, France, November 19.���  A movement has been "started among  the hotel proprietors to refuse to receive consumptives, owing to the belief that their presence keeps away  other visitors, who refuse to live in  proximity to tuberculosis patients.-Two  indifferent seasons have alarmed the  hotels proprietors along the Riviera,  who fear .that the popularity of their  resorts will-* be permanently damaged  by the now uuiversal scare about tfie  infectiousness of tuberculosis  diseases.  THE DOMINION OF CANADA  Happenings in Brief.  WELLAND. Ont., Nov. 19���Matthew  Beatty, senior member of M. Beatty &  Sons, manufacturers of dredges, steam-  shovels, etc., is dead, aged 81 years.  HALIFAX,    November    19. ���Daniel  "McKenzie, an Intercolonial railway conductor, was instantly   killed   at   West  River   yesterday   whilo   attempting   to  board his moving train. -  MONTREAL, November" 19.���Maxmil-  ian Mousseau.an employee of the post-  office, this morning was sentenced to  three years in the penitentiary for having stolen letters. '' .  -' QUEBEC, November 19.���There ' are  now over 60 cases of smallpox in the city  of Quebec. The authorities are having  some difficulty in enforcing vaccination  among the ignorant classes.  QUEBEC. November 19.���A syndicate  of Canadian and American capitalists  to operate in Lake St. John district has  been organized. The capital of the company is several million dollars.  PETERBORO, Ontario, November 19.  ���John Deerocher, six years old, was  struck and instantly killed by a large  pine log which he was watching being  unloaded from a wagon yesterday. -  TORONTO, November 19.���A successful builder's test was made of the new  govei nment dredse, Hon. J. Israel Tarte,  today. It is (he largest and most powerful hydraulic dredge in the world.  HALIFAX, November 19.���As a consequence of the ivcent big blaze in Sydney, insurance rates there bas been increased twenty per cent with furthor increase if fire protection is not improved.  OTTAWA, November 19.���Tho militia are advised of tho death of  Abraham W. Armsden of the South African constabulary of enteric fever at  Kimberley I-Ie__belonged__in_Manitoba-_  TORONTO, November 19.���-The city  authorities have received one of thc  solid gold medals struck by the city of  London to commemorate the raising of  tho city of London imperial volunteers  for service in South Africa.  TORONTO, November 19.���The Ontario Canners' Association met here today  and as expected last year's restrictive  agreement will be continued. It will  probably bo an open market, free fight  and low prices. Small canners will  suffer.  OTTAWA. November 19.���Dr. Borden  was called back from Boston today in  connection with the dispatch, of another  Canadian contingent to South Africa.  The cabinet will decide tomorrow. It is  expected that if one is sent it will consist of six hundred men, principally  from the west.  OTTAWA, November 19.���Grain mon  of Winipeg and Montreal have requested  the government to allow American vessels to carry grain between Fort William and Georgian bay ports owing to  failure, due to accidents to the craft  by heavy weather of the last two weeks  on the upper lakes, of Canadian transportation companies to. furnish sufficient vessels to handle that commodity  for the balance of the season. The request is likely to be granted.  MELITA, Manitoba, November l9.~���  The imperial authorities are now in  communication with the government regarding acceptance of Merritt's offer of  Canadian troops which was submitted  to them last spring and declined. It is  likely now that an opportunity will soon  be given Canadians to again enlist for  sprvice in South Africa. It is understood that the force will be somewhat  similar to Strathcona's Horse and will  be chosen principally from Manitoba  and the western provinces.  TORONTO, November 13.���The Evening Telegram's London cable says: The  under secretary for war says that Canada's latest offer of mounted infantry  for South African service is being considered. Imperial oflK��us are in communication with the colonial and Canadian offlco, but nothing as yet has been  done. Inquiry at the Canadian office  elicited no information. However, the  matter is receiving most favorable consideration and it is quite probable on the  arrival of Strathcona a decision will be  reached.  MI'S ELOQUENCE  THE   AMERICAN   SECRETARY'S ADDRESS  AT THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  DINNER AT NEW YORE  YESTERDAY.  NEW YORK, November 19.���Follow-=  ing is the abstract of a speech delivered  bv secretary of state Hay at the chamber ���  of commerce dinner, at New Yorli "yesterday.- President M-;Kinley was to havai.  addressed the meeting, but the assas--  sin's bullet changed conditions and Mr."  Hay responded:   -  "Mr.   Chairman   and   Gentlemen:     1  need not dwell upon the mournful and  tragic event by virtue of which -1 ami  here.   When the president lay stricken ;  in Buffalo, though hope beat high in aU '  our hearts that his life might be spared;'"  for future usefulness" to his country, it -.  was still recognized as improbable thaU '.  he should��be able to keep the,engage-!.;  ment he had made to be with you to-;'  night and your committee did me the o  honor to ask me to come to this place.  This I have sometimes done in his life  time, though always with diffidence and  dread, but how much more amThaunted  by the duty of appearing before you  when that great man, loved and revered  abovo all, eveD while living, has "put on  the august halo of immortality. . Who  could worthily come into your presence,,  as,  the    shadow    of    that    illustrious"  shade?" '���   "   ' ..   _ v     ,.  After an eloquent tribute to the memory of - president. McKinley,' Mr. -Hay *  said: "I dare come to'you because you,  have-asked me, - and. he, would .have  wished it, for.he held that our personal  meetings should' never "be "considered v  when they conflict with a public duty.  And if I fall immeasurably below the  standard to which he has .accustomed  you, in the very comparisons'.you will  draw will be. a tribute to his memory. J  I am asked to say something about our  diplomacy. You want from me nothing  but the tTuth and yet if I confine myself to the truth I cannot help fearing  I shall do my profession a wrong in tha -  minds of those who have been in the  habit of considering diplomacy an occult'  science as mysterious as^the Almighty ~  and as dangerous to tho morals as mu- "  nicipal politics. It must be admitted  that this conception of the diplomatic  functions is not without-a certain historical foundation. There was a time "  when diplomacy was a science of intrigue and falsehood, of traps and mines  and counter mines. It may be another  instance of that credulity with which I  have often been charged by European  critics when I say that I really believei  that the world has moved onward in  diplomacy as in other matters. - In my  experience of diplomatic life, which now,  covers more years than I like to look  back upon, and in the greater record  of American diplomacy which I have  studied, I can say without hesitation'  that we have generally told squarely  Jwhat-we_wanted.lannouriced earlyjn^the  negotiations what we were willing tfl  give and allowed the other side to accept or reject our terms. During tho  time in which I have been prominently  concerned in our foreign relations I  can also say that we have been met by  thc representatives of other powers in  the same- spirit of frankness and sincerity.  "If wo are not permitted to boast ot  what we have done we can at least say  a word about what we nave tried to do  and the principles which have guided  our actions. Tho briefest expression  of our rule of conduct is, perhaps, thel  more direct and the golden rule. With  this simple chart we can hardly go far  wrong. 1 think I may say that our sister republics to the south are perfectly  convinced of the sincerity of our attitude. They know we desire the prosperity of each of them and peace and  happiness among them. We no mora  want their territory than we covet the  mountains of thc moon. As to what we  have tried to do���what we are still try- ���  ing to do���in the goneral field of diplomacy there is no reason for doubt on  the one hand or reticience on the other.  President McKinley in his messages during the last four years has made tho  subject verv clear. We have strived,  on the lines laid down by Washington,  to cultivate friendly relations with all  powers, but not to take part in the  formation of . groups or combinationa  among them. We have sought, successfully, to induce all the great powers to  unite in a recognition of the general  principle of equality of commercial ac-,  cess and opportunity in tho markets  of the Orient. Wo consider our position in the Pacific ocean as great now  as that of any other power and destined  to indefinite developments. We have  opened our doors to the people of Hawaii; we have accepted the responsibility  of the Philippines which Providence imposed upon us. We have put an end to  the embarrassing condition in which we  were involved in Samoa, and while  abandoning a number of commercial  rights in the entire group wc have established our flag and our authority in Tu-  tuila, which gives us the first harbor in  the south sea. Next in order will come  a Pacific cable nnd an isthmian canal  for the use of well disposed people, but  under exclusive ownership and American control, of both of which enterprises presidents McKinley artd Roosevelt have been energetic and constant!  champions. .��� ._   ..,..*. .:L^_____u��s_ti   '  ���rA  -���'V-1  "*" '"]  "���' .15  .- -yZ'  -XX''&1  >&  ���"*vl  #1  G5I  '���il.uA ��_������9*3?_js*��rt*a!  teftiNA".iiYj^*#i!*i  -*VTi��ir4'-v-*r"'*B*17fa"" '  "���'���*������"  li**  I',  lr'  TM JCftgQK ttMBUMI, WlMftbAf MOMIOT, mfMMM '89, 1301  ��������*���j���.^���., ��� ���..������  i i  i   ...j i. .�� ��� .  ��� ...���.������..       m __,___.___.._. ___.���__.. ik ..    ���   ���  -   .   ->^- .. -.     . _, i      i _���        in ���    j - . L-^.i ��� .������_ .���ii ���_ ��� ���_.������  vw " ��� "  *  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  l NCOUl'OIt \TE1>  1G70  c 03vn jp-A.3st^t  CHRISTMAS GIFTS  It seems Perhaps, a lit tlo cavly to mention them, but every lady 'prefers  to give her friends tome-thing of her own handiwork nnd it is high timo to  select and choose the ncccs-airy mntori.il. Wo 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,  Doilies,  Veil  Cases,  Centrepieces,  (in nil sizes)  Colored' Denim  Cushion Tops,  Etc. Etc.  Etc.  A lovely lot of articles in handworked Irish Linen to select from.  Every shade of Embroidery Silks in Stock."  THE HUDSON'S M- COM!  BAKER STEEET, NELSON, B. 0.  w  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  MORLEY  & LAING  We, desire to' inform  the' putilic that we  have taken over the  busiress of  to  JfjV  'fc~'.*'-'~-i_z.^��lSLr&&&&&�� ik* -��^^^^^S^9A^A^i3��?/  ��*<5: S-^S-*-^.���5?'*5r-*?''5!''5'*'t^:*^ w  0^0 ^*9-999*\9 999^ T  %  to  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.     __  J~ljifZ^E7^TESTZE^r^c6f7ZcORSER OF  Baker 'and Josephine streets, Nelson;  wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado. ________^__  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC -SUPPLY, &,  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, annunciators,-"bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  ^^^^  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P BURNS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.      ,   GROCERIES.  KOOTENAZ SUPPLY COMPAN ST, -HM-  Ited:���Vernon ' street, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.   '    JOHN    CHOLDITCH    & ' CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers. *���  -A.uMACDONALD.&   CO.-UOKNER -OF  Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale.  grocers,and  jobbers  in  blankets,   gloves,  mitts,' boots, rubbers, mackinaws and miners' sundries.  ,,  J..Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in provisions,  oured meats, butter and eggs.      - ���  liquors and dry goods.  "turner,  mud-ton" & co.-corner  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liQUors, cigars and dry  "goods Agents for Pabst Brewing Company,  of, Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary.   BUSINESS DIREOTORT.  / ,:'...._,... .y^CHITECTS.   A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  ~ CHOP HOUSE.  "pioneer cSoF^~HqUSEr~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.*���*  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. .Wilson, Phone 270, Proaser's seoond Hand store, Ward street.  ~ ��� furniture:  CLASSIFIED ADS.^  ARTICLES FOR'SAtE.'  SEWING MACHINES' OF "ALL KINDS  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  FOR SALE.  FOE SALE-330 IIENS AND PULLETS;  also place to' rent. Enquiro Huhy's Poultry  Ranch, Fairview. or address P.O. BoxliOS, Nelson.  FOR SALE���DINING ROOM OUTFIT AT  Imperial Hotel, Nelson.  HELP WANTED. ' !~~  WANTED-A NURSE GIRL. APPLY MRS.  Thobuin Allen, west ond Victoria street.  WANTED-LADY COMPANION ORBOARD-  cr, for winter months; comfortable home." Address Box 79, Nelson. t  ' SITUATIONS-'WANTED. ''  THOMSON STATIONERY CO., LTD.  Which wiil in future he carried on under the style of  MORLEY &LAING-:  We ask for the support of the residents  of Nelson and Kootenay country. Our  promises are heing enlarged and improved to meet the ever growing trade of  the district.  The stock of Books, Office Supplies,  Stationery and Fancy Goods will be increased and offered at prices' which will  make it worth it your whilo to deal with  us.  <j5*raa*^*j^TtMwv^y*SK;*?^  -^5���^^������^'^S^^';^'-^-'y^'-S'^'Sf-'"j^'S^'��8"'*_iBl"''��pft /il ^'^'^^^fC''^'0^'^0'0^t^'^''^'fi^'00'^'0f'^  ^��?%>+''^***''000''0*'0*'00'0*-00'00'0*'00-00'00'0*'0* '.J} ^****_,������5?���>?-45��� -55��� *5?��*^.<5".���?��� ^-^-^^��^**5?��-^  4K  to  Successors to Thomson Stationery Co.,'Ltd.  NELSON, B. V.  needs without trouble. If mayor Fletcher and' aldermen Selous and Paterson  will hand in their resignations at the  next regular meting, the remaining  members of the council can "do business  with the manager of the pewer company���and 'not get the worst' of it  either; and it is just possible that they  might- be able* to make a deal that  would be of real service to the tramway company.  WANTED���THE CARE OF OFFICES OR  rooms. Will go out to do housework by "the  hour or day. Orders left at'The Tribuno oftico,  addressed to Mrs. Curry,' will have prompt  attention. , .,  LOST,  'LOsT���BRINDLE BULL TERRIER-PUP  answering to name of "Buller."- Reward "for return to P. E. Wilson, Victoria street... ,., ,  PIANO TUNING.' -  L. S. OTIS, NELSON'S PIANO TUNER, HAS  returned from his vacation trip and is again  ready for business.  Wh& ^vibxxm  It can be said to the credit of the men  who served the city as mayor and aldermen in 1900 that they were sincere  in their efforts to, make' the electric  lighting system of the city efficient.  They put themselves on record as being ' in favor' of the" installation of a  power plant ori Kootenay river. They,  flrst, secured a water record from Kootenay river; then they applied to purchase a piece of land in every way suitable for a power station; and they-left  their successors- in oflice a fair fleld.  Yesterday six of the seven members' of,  last year's council [were in' Nelson," alderman Wilson being'out'of town. Five'  of the six who were in town are known  to have voted against the by-law that  was submitted for the approval of the  property owners.-This*shows these men"  were consistent, for" they accepted office"  without making pledges. How different  t|hese five men are from "the'five members of the present council who worked  and voted yesterday, for the ratification  of the" power company's agreement?  m  9\ SPECIAL SALE FOR: THIS WEEK ONLY OF LADIES' AND  CHILDREN'S FURS- (ft  m  We will offer our complete stock of Furs at prices never before.equalled in this city. "'���  Ladies' Fur Capes, Oolliars; Muffs, Boas, Fur Lined Capes, Fur Ruffs, Persian Lamb Jackets,  Grey Lamb Jackets, Electric Seal and Mink Coats.  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 nwst reliable firms of 'fur manufacturers in Canada, we can safely recommend each and  every garment sold by u's::  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  to  to  to  to  to  &  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  to  to  to  to  'v^0^i0J0'''0_* '__f^' l>^ *j00~* J0*'___*' __T\*I^ '*�������!��!':<____*? *__��! ���'��* *0* ��� <__* *    *ZVt  -^ ��j^"��^^, '^gjt�� >g> ���^"���>i'','v '^���'g^ !<S~^Sl4&^<S ^e^^-K^ ^2 ^mt^li  *^m!*^Si' **^^ *^ff*^���v'*^^ ���^^ "'^k ��� **^'''%fc. " "^^ ���'*��������* ��� *^kt ���5k' *^��> *^?* *^^ *     \9# '" 00 ' 00' 00' 00' 00 ' 00' 00 ' 00' 0^ ' 0&' 000 ' 0^0' ^^ '000' j*���** * ^0 *^'  * NOTICE TO  SUBSCRIBERS'  * -    BY   CARRIER.  *  *  *  +  *  *  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmera Day  -'pbone~No7~292r~nlght 'phone~No. 207. Noxt  new   postofflce   building,-  Vernon   street,  Nelson.;  NOTICES OF MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings flrst ana third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. K.j A. W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  econd Wedhesday ln  Sojourning   brethren  *  *  *  *  *  On'Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered by  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscriptionprice for the current  week.  SUB3CRIPTION   RATES.'  Dally by mail, one month $  60  Daily by mail, three months 1 25  Dally, by'mall, six months 2 50  Dally by mail,  one year  5 00  Semi-weekly by mall, three months...     50  Semi-weekly by mail, six months 1 00  Semi-weekly by mail,   one year 2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING   RATES,  ilsplay -Advertisements run regularly '  per inch per month $4 00  r run less than a month, per inch per  insertion        ���  Classilled Adi and Legal Notices, per  j Of the seve"n men who conducted the  affairs of the city in 1898, the year the  city decided to embark in the electric  lighting' business, six were in' Nelson'  yesterday, and all six~ voted against  the West Kootenay Power & Light Company deal. These men were consistent.  t  They" believed   in   civic "ownership 'of  electric   lighting' in   1898,   and   they  -have not changed their minds.  Of the seven men who were in the  ccuncil in 1899, the year the city was  ijuu by the Neelands-Fletcher crowd,  Ave of them were in Nelson yesterday.  Two of'.the five'voted yesterday against  the   West' Kootenay   Power   &   Light  two  were   elected   on   the   Houston  Company,  and  the two were the  who  ticket.  A. M. meets second Wedhesday ln  each mouth. Sojourning brethren  invited.  NELSON AERIE. NO. 22 F. O. E.-  Meeta -second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Uall. - George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  12.'J, G. 11. C���Moots tliird Wednesday. Sojourn-,  ing companions invited. Chau. G. Mills, __;  Tlios. J. Sims, 8. E.'  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, NO. 90, "W. F. of M.���  Meets-In Miners' Union Uall, northwest  corner o�� Baker and Stanley streets, every  * Saturday "evening at 8 o clock, visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James WllKs,. secretary. Union ticale  of-wages for Nelson district per shift: Ma-  ��. uiae * men' $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muckers,- carmen, shovelers, and other under-  f, round laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  international Journeymen Barbers' Union.  of America,. meets first and third Mondays  of' each month in Miners' Union: Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting-members Invited. R.  McMahon,. president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary. *���'  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.-  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m.-B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, sec-  retary.*-  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in- Miners' Union Hall. C. J. Clayton,  president; Alex. B. Murray,  secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION' MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays ln' each month at Miners''* Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee. president;..Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. Ul,  W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall on second and -last - Tuesdays in every month at 8:.")0  p.m. sharp. A.H. Sloan, urestcionl.: J. P. For-  restell, secretary II. M. Forticr. financirl sec-  re Unry.  PLASTERERS' UNION Mfc<-������!'$ EVERY  Monday evening In the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. 3. V.^Moyer. president; William  yiee, (secretary. Vr O. Box VA       .      J  word for flrst Insertion   For each additional insertion, per  word      Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month   Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per month      25  Address all letters���  THE   TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION.   Ltd.  John Houston. Manager. Nelson, B. C.  There is to be a change made at rho  postofflce in Nelson. The postmaster is  to be placed, on salary and made a civil  servant. This is not because of any  charges' having been preferred 'against  postmaster Gilker, who han held the office since 1889; but merely because it is  against the rules of the:department-to  aJIow a salaried postmaster to carry  on any other business. Postmaster Gilker knows there is more money  and less nagging and worry in selling  clothing tlian in selling postage- stamps,  and has so notified the postofflce department. Hence the change.  ~rThe"above"goes'tcrsh"ow"th"artKere are'  two elements in Nelson. One lis in  favor ofcivi2 ownership of public utilities, and can always be trusted when  that question is an issue.' The other is  opposed to civic ownership of anything  that can be operated by private "capital, and they can never be trusted.  j The Miner started out all right in the  campaign that ended at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon; but it chaDged front  on the last day���and lost its good character.  Yesterday   The   Tribune   stated   the  city   had   treated   the  West   Kootenay"  Power: &   Light  Company  fairly,  and  cited' an .instance in which they were  allowed to sell power and light within the city limits for nearly two years  without  having paid  the  city  a  cent  for  the  use  of a  pole  line  that had  cost the close on to ?1000. This is a  statement that can  be  easily verified,  If  the  city  has  been  so  liberal  with  the West Kootenay Power & Light Company for two years when a single firm's  interests were involved, does it not appear as if the company might not return the compliment now that the city  needs about 50 horse power to help it  tide over the winter? Had the council  approached the West Kooteuay Power  &   Lighi   Company   as   business   men,  and not as mendicants, the chances arc  the city would have got what it really  | The Tribune has helped the common  every-day people in Nelson to win one  mere victory over the self-constituted  ';hest class."   Ouida'Thinks "Americans Mean '  : LONDON^ November 19.���Among the  sheaves of letters which -sir Thomas  Lipton has received since his return  from his ineffectual expedition to "lift"  the America's cup ' is2 the following  from the noted, novelist, "Ouida": (Louise de la Ramee), postmarked Lucca,  Italy:    ,  ���'_ "Sir: I do not know you but watch  your races with'interest; because I ani  very fond of yachting and know somtf-  thing about sailing a yacht. Now I  want to ask you why you stand the American conduct.-When' Shamrock IT was  clearly winning' they declared the race  off and they'.are mean enough to"call it  heating you-to claim a victory by time  allowance arid V'preeedehce of 45 seconds. What can 45 seconds show of superiority Or inferiority. Under ten min-'  utes it should be declared a dead heat.  To be fair it* ought to be sailed in neu-'  tral waters. The ocean voyage must  take it out of a yacht. If you like show  this to anyone. You'can'do "so with' the  compliments   of,   yours, OUIDAI"  "Postscript���I daresay you are not a  great reader, but my name will probably be known to you."  Though sir Thomas does not hope to  get   Ouida's   ideals   as  (to "conditions,  he said to a correspondent:  "Of course I intend to try again. Thare  are three leaves to a shamrock, and  Shamrock III will be a lucky boat."  Lipton,. has' been "overwhelmed with  attentions 'sincehis' return. 'On 'his'ar-  iivaF'at'" his '"home" at'Southgate, his  horses - were taken f'-om his carriage  and he was drawn home by his neighbors.  BigK^ Kind'of" Charity.  CARTHAGE,^ New ' York, v November  19.���Wiiliam Bentley'was always known  as a "close" man. He was wealthy, i but  no one ever knew-of his giving, away  money or "helping*.'"any;of the charitable" or"philanthropic Institutions of.the  community. He died this week and' now  it turns"out"that'the" man was "more  than ordinarily'benevolent, but Kis'pos-  session~of the"rarer virtue" of modesty  gobbed" him ' of. the ; credit" due "to ' his  generosity. 'Since "His "death it has been  learned that' 'in'-" every" case 'where' he  gave money assistance/ one 'of the1 cori-  ditiohs^'was'. that "it-should be kept absolutely secret. Every Thanksgiving ~it  was' his* custom' to^'draw '?1500*from the  i.ank"a*-rd "give it" away' to poorer' rela-'  fives'5 anil friends" "in ?50 and' $100,  -groups,' provided they "would" never' let  it be' known. "  t \ ���  I  Marching "Against the' Insurgents.'  ! COLONS Colombia,   November ,19.' ���  General" Albin, with a strong force consisting of 1100 men, well armed and supplied1 with" amunition and having "cannon and -modern quick-firing.~guns with  them- had "started to attack- the' insurgent',-forces,   which   are   strongly' entrenched with Chorrera. ., Half of general Albin's forces left5 Panama in larg9-  Iaunches.-'towed by the ��� Colombian gun-,  lioat  Boyaca,  the remainder ��� marching  overland.   These forces are .to combine  and make-,a front and-rear attack on  the insurgents.r   Chorrera is  only one^  good.day's .march from,Panama. - General Castro accompanies,general Albin.  General,JLugo'.is. in command of���the insurgent���forces���though-Domingo'���Diaz7  is /virtually at.the head of the   insurr  gents.   The liberals ,say| that "they pos-.  sess a'foirce'stronger than'the. government's,; but it is genVraily"admitted.that  the former are indiffereritlyr���arfucd and  badly supplied with ammunition.   News  of a   decisive,  government   victory 'is  confidently expected this week.   General  Albin's marching orders' were kept secret until the moment the'troops" were'  ordered  to  move.    A majority of the  tioops which arrived here Sunday last  on  board the gunboat. General  Pinzon  will remain at Panama in order to garrison the citj^   From a Colombian View Point.  NEW YORK, November 19.���Among  the passengers who arrived this morning on the steamer Allegheny from Say-  inalla was general Diego A. de Castro,  special commissioner of Colombia. He  says his mission is to purchase war material and to prevent the purchase of  such.material by the,revolutionists.,;He  will go" direct to Washington to' consult  the Colombian minister. General1 de  Castro says that the insurrection' has  been -more insignificant; than- the reports, would,'seem, adding: ./'President  Castro,"bf Venezuela, and he,only, is the,  cause'of the'whole trouble." He has'encouraged: malcontents in our country to  put down those in his own. > We have hot"  invaded'Venezuela, but the. Venezuelans have encroached upon, us; r Ecuaidor  and Venezuela have combined against'  us. Now, however, Ecuador has. elected  a new president who will not encourage  such actions."  0MV 4/ &4yU*ny l�� iHsPtf  t4&#- ylUfafaiMeA  TELEPHONE* 39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  !     CH'ArlES"HILLYER,; President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secreta-y.  Have just lecelved 3,000,0    feetof logs from Idaho, and we are prepaied to cut tho largest bill  of timber of any* dimensions or lengths.   Estimates given at any time.   The largest stock of saeh,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  '.        OFFICE AND YARDS: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 2G5.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:   Two Doors West C. P. E. Office  xxxxucxxxxxxxxxxxxzr  XXXXXXXXXXltXKXXCXXXXXXXZ  \ THEO MADSON  MANUX-ACTUllER OF  TENTS AND AWNINGS  P. O. Box IG    ��� NBLSON,  B. O.  2XXXXXXXXXJXX2ZZX3IZIX3CCCX CXXXXC  o  E-AiSMAIItCrS  ^  ��� ��� ���  FOYAl ]  :    TAEOR MADE SUITS  READY TO WEAR  In Scotch, English, Irish, and   Canadian-TweedsHmported-  Serges and Worsteds ...  Are pronounced to be (he  BEST FINISHED, BEST WEARING,  and BEST VALUE in the Dominion.  This label attached to the left  hand pocket of the coat  foaoe  MARK  CLOTH 8 N 6  REGISTERED  00  is a guarantee to' which ytiu may  piriyour faith,  J  NOTICE  The undersigned has resumed proprietorship of the blacksmith business  formerly carried ou by me and lately  carried on by R. B. Reiley, iu the premises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street. All accounts due R. B. Reilej;  are payable to me.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  ���NeJson. B. C, October 15th, 1901.  0jk**********************^r  Mi I *fc  JT      OF     COURSE   TOU   WANT    TnK     BEST1      ^  J THEN   GO   TO ty  *  ARTHUR    GEE *  it    in Tremont Block.^ lie will suit you.    nt  Mi    Large stock of imported season's goods.     JJ  \ = "/  *************************  Tiie Pessimistic Glotie'.  : LONDON, November 19.���The Globe  this afternoon, .discussing the Hay-  Pauncefote treaty, in its '-usual' ultra  .iingo tone says: ; "Unless lord Pauncefote and secretary Kay have strictly observed,the principle of quid pro quo the  treaty is far, more likely 'to'impair''than'  to "strengthen . their friendliness. If  British 'rights on the isthmus have been  abandoned without a tangible equivalent it will, not be long before Groat  Britain will be invited to surrender the  West Iudias and even Canada .as peace  offerings to American Chauvinism."  Misrepresented the Accounts.  BUFFALO,    November   19. ��� Mayor  Delia has suspended Philip Guerst from  hisofficeof treasurer of the city of Buffalo," charging him with misconduct in  office".in' keeping inaccurate and false  books of account, making it appear that  the 'amount; of cash on hand belonging  .tofthb' city was $50,000 and upwards in  excess; of the actual amount of cash on-  hand:  Treasure Amounted to $12,000  KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 19.���  It is' now asserted that the treaaura  fourid by ihe Grand Caymen turtle hunters in. October last amounts to $12,000  in old- Spanish, gold coins. The money  was"buried in an area of tb.e island of  Jamaica, it has been sent, to Mobile  for sale.  Shippipg Disaster Denied.  NEW YORK," November 11).���Tho Associated. Press received a telegram from  William -Coyne ..of . the Dominion. Coal  nying the report that the steamer Ella  was lost. The telegram said that the  Ella was taking a cargo at Montreal  when the report of her loss flrst  started.   Eeduction in Sugar Rates Predicted.  CHICAGO, Noveniber 19.���"Congress  will remove0the duty on " raw sugar  within a year and the refined product  will sell at three cents a pound," said  W. A. Hayemeyer, the Chicago representative of the American Sugar Refining Company, in an interview in which  he discussed the reciprocity convention  which will meet at Washington today.  He said tliat the action of the congress  would be inevitable.  Cullom Will Be Chairman;  WASHINGTON,  November   17.���Senator Cullom of Illinois will be chairman    of the foreign relations committee of the  Company, Glace bay. Nova .'-Scotia, de- j senate to succeed the late senator Davis.  NOTIOE.  NOTICE is hereby- givon that the Offlco of tho  MiningjRecorder_for _t,he _Goafc_River_Mini_ng_  Division -will be transferred from Kuskonook to  Creston on the 5th day of November, instant.  J. D. PRENTICE,  Acting Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Offlee,  1st November, 1SI01.I    OEETIPIOATE   OP IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���lino mineral claim, situate in tho  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootonay District.  Where located: On tlio cast slopo of "Wild  Horso Mountain, about ono uiilo south .**> osl of  tho Elisc.  TAKE NOTICE that I. N. l'\ Townsend. acting ns agent for Edward Baillic, free miner's ccr-  Ullcato No. notilUo, intend, sixty davs from Iho  dato hereof, to apply to the Jliiurg l.ccorder for  a Ccrtiflcalo of Improvements, for tho purposo  of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho abovo claim.  And further tako notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before tho issuanco  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of Au��us,t, A^MM^  OEETIFIOATE  OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���Vermont minoral claim, situate in  the Nolson Mining Division of West Kootenay  District. '     ���  Whero located: On.tho west fork or Rover  Crock, throo and ono-half miles south of Kootonay River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. P. Townsond, noting as agent for Albert L. Veller, B55789; Herman  L. Keller, b5o788 ; and Frederick S. Algiers, b-12657,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must bo commenced before the issuanco  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. 1901.  N. F. TOWNSEND.  , NOTICE OF SALE.  In tho Supreme Court of British Columbia. Between tho Bank'of Montreal, plaintiil's, and  the Noonday-Curley Mines, Limited, non-personal liability, defendants.  Pursuant to an ordor of His Honor J. A. Forin,  local judge, in chambers made in the abovo  action on the ith day of Noveniber, A.D. 1001,  there will bo offorcd for salo with the approba- .  tion of tho District Registrar at Nelson by  Charles A, Waterman, esq., auctioneer, at tho  Court House, Nelson, KC, on Tuesday, thc 3rd  day of Decembor, A.D. 1901, at the hour of 11  o'clock in thc forenoon tho undivided quarter (J)  part, share or interest of tho defendant Company  in the "Noonday"and "Curley" mineral claims,  being lots 1333 and 1331 .group one (1). Kootenay  District of British Columbia, situato near tho  Town of Silverton, on Slocan Lake, for tho purposo of satisfying the plaintiff's judgment in this  action for thc sum of $(i(iO.GS and costs taxed at  ��18.01.  Thc highest bidder shall bo tho purchaser.  Tho purchaser will be required to make payment  in cash at. the close of the sale. Thc purchaser  will also bo required to satisfy himself as to tho  defendant Company's title. Furl her particulars  may be obtained from tho plaintiffs solicitors or  from t.ho auctioneer.  Dated November llth, 1901.  K. T. H. SIMPKINS,  Elliot. & Lennie, District llegistnui  Plaintiffs Solicitors. ji��3ia&jeiS-__��a**ga*'^^  ���;.--������-...     -:r:-    ��� ---ST.  ���tei ir^dlf f:.j^|rtrtt irovEMB^ ao,- iSdi  ' *0* .'  -- -ifl  SSfiESJS?!?  t:  BANK Of M0NTREA1  CAPITAL, all paid "P-��$1g.^.��������0  UNDIVIDHD PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathobna and Mound Royal ���������^Idont  Hon. George A. Drummond Vioo-Prpsidont  S S Clov Jton General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  "aker and Kootenay __   A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streets  Branches in London (England) New ^okk,  Chicago, and all the principal cities in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Kwshange and Cablo  Tr&n h f ofs  Grant) Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the-world.   .  Drafts Issued, Collections Made. Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  OTniBKNT RATK OF INTEREST PAD_.  THE POLITICAL REFORMER  A Fable by George Ade.  Once upon a time a Member of the  Graduating Class advanced hi3 left  Foot:i and talked for fifteen 'Minutes  about  "The College  Man in Politics."  Some 400 other seniors in various  fresh-water Institutions had sprung the  same scolarly Discourse, including Gestures. But this Young Man thought that  he was breaking new Ground. Ho had  discovered the Formula for a Poultice  that would draw all Wickedness out of  the Body Politic. He had a large, snow-  white Utoptian Scheme for turning the  Rascals out and filling all the Offices  with pale Chaps who wore Specs and  talked gramatically.  To the Collegian, seated among the  Sofa Pillows and twanging the Banjo  in the Gloaming, this whole Business of  Reforming the Universe is as simple as  A. B. C. _      ^    .,  The first thing to do is to educate the  Masses. After that, induce Business  Men to atend "Primaries and" take an  interest in Ward Politics. Then fill all  the Minor Offices with learned Gentlemen of unimpeachable Character, -and  thero you arc! ���,-,���,  The Graduate delivered a good liarct  Roast on the respectable Stay-at-Homes.  He struck straight from the Shoulder  at the Prominent Citizen who is so busy  with his income that he refuses to get  out and give his Time and Money to the  glorious Work of  Municipal Reform.  When he returned home he told his  Father all about liis plans for redeeming  the City and State.  "Forget it!" said his parent. 'Chuck  if    Take something for it."'  "I have fitted myself for a Career,  said the Young Man. "I am away up  on Tariff Reform. The law of Supply  and Demand is- simply Nuts for me.  I can repeat the Constitution with mv  eyes shut, and can quote John Stewart  Mill by the Yard. It is a Shame to  smother these gilt-edge Talents ma  Manufacturing Business. The University  Man owes a certain  Debt to  Society.  "You bet he does!" said thc Old  Gentleman, warmly. "And if he doesn't  mind his P's and Q's, Society will throw  him down and choke him and take !t  away from him." .  "You don't seem to bank very mucn  on Unselfish Patriotism," said the Son.  "You are the Type of Commercial Cynic  that I walloped so hard in my Oration.  Personally you wouldn't blow a Safe  or climb a Porch, and yet you refuse  to Buckle on the Armor and attack the  Forces of Evil. If you don't want, to  fight the Battle of the People, at least  you might stand on the Side-Lines and  root for Honest Government."  "I rooted for one or two campaigns,  replied the Father, "and when I wanted  to get a Permit for a Switch-Track to  tlie Factory, the Forces of Evil looked  up my Record and immediately gave me  tho Boots, as it were. Fortunately, I  was acquainted with an Agent of Darkness named Fatty Dinkle. Mr. Dinkle's  '"HeadTises-straight-from-liis-collar���I-  regret to say that he is Managing Editor  of a Thirst Parlor, with a Crap Game upstairs and'a Dope "Laboratory in the  Basement. Mr. Dinkle squared me with  the Gang and I got my Permit. Iu spite  of Gratitude, I slipped him $500 for his  Campaign Fund. Since then wo have  been "good friends. He sees that our  Vested Interests do not get the Short  End of it at.the City Hall. All that no  asks in return is a little Remembrance  along about Election Time, and then an  X opposite his Name on the Official  Ballot. I would have preferred to get  tho Permit through thc Agency of our  Sunday School Superintendent. 1 regret to sav, however, that he has no  drag, so I had to get next to someone  who could deliver the Goods. Perhaps  you with your wide knowledge of Political Economy and the Principles of  Government, can you tell me of some  other scheme that I might have used.  As you know, I am a-Pillar of the  Church and do not use Tobacco in any  form, therefore it revolts .me to be  friendly with a Bum-Seller, but we had  to have the Side-Track or shut up shop.  To be sure, we might.have stood out.  We might have taken a Tip from the  College Oration and refused to compromise with the Practical Politicians,  if we had done 'so, I have a large  Oil Painting of our Competitors chipping in freely- to protect us in our  Rights."  "When the Masses are Educated such  men as Fatty Dinkle will not sit in the  Council Chamber," said tho Student.  "I thought of that at the time," said  the Old Gentleman, "and I decided that  we should have to wait 200 years to  get that Permit via the Education of the  Mosses. AVe were in a hurry to got the  Plant working and decided that we  could not wait that long. The average  Hustler of today cannot Educate the  Masses with one Hand and meet Bills  with the other. But if you want to  get Into Politics and scour it up and  deodorize it, I can promise you a Grand  Opening. I will introduce you to Fatty  and he will take you out and show you  Plenty that John Stewart Mill nevev  mentioned in any of his Bocks."  The Graduate said he was keen to  study the Problems at close range, so  he took a letter of Introduction to Old  Dinkle.  The Boss of the Ward greeted him  warmly.  "Welcome to the Club," ie said, and  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HKAD OFFICE: TOEONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      ���     ���     ���     Sg-000.000  Reserve Fund,      ....  $2,000,000  AGGREGATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Offlco, 60 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York Office, 10   Exchange Place.  and 68 Branches in Canada aud the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorest allowed on deposits. Presont rate  three por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nolson Branch.  then called up the. House. "Wc are always glad to find a Money Guy who  wants to get into this Game. With that  Front of yours, you can ketch the Swell  Mugs arid I'll line up the. Hickeys. You  tout me to the Willie Boys and I'll keep  you stron g, in the Booze Joints. We'll  rib up a lead-pipe Combination and play  both Ends against the Middle." Your  Father can work; tlie Church Vote- and  furnish the Coin. As I understand it,  you want to get into tho Legislature.  1*11 keep you in the Legislature, Young  Fellow, as long as your Frecinct goes  for me. Now put your Jewelry in the  Safe and hide your Money in you/ Shoe  and I'll take you out to meet the People  that can do you some Good. But before  we Start I want to give you one friendly  Steer. You'll have to prove Right at the  Start that you're against all this Civil  Service Reform hanky-plank and Midnight-Closing business or both of us  will get Murdered the first place we go  into. Your motto from this Minute  is, 'No gas. No water. No police.' And  if you want to get) in right, make it  Strong."  That Fall the biilliant Son of the well-  known Manufacturer was elected to the  Legislature by a Spontaneous Uprising  of the Common People.  MORAL: It requires a Post-Graduate  Courso to round out a Man's Training.  LI WAS INQUISITIVE.  Many are the tales told of Li Hung  Chang, the dead Chinese statesman, by  George H.~ Daniels, general passenger  agent of the Grand Central railroad.  When Li visited America in the summer  of 189C Mr. Daniels had him in cliarge.  He was with the distinguished Chinaman for days, and heard many of his  embarassing questions asked ar.d answered.  "He could ask more questions in  less time than any other man I ever  knew," said Mr. Daniels. "His first question to every man'he met was always  '1-1 ow much money do you make?" He  would follow that with 'How much  money have you got? .  "It did not matter to Li who his new  acquaintance was, he always put some  embarassing questions to him. He was  not less sparing to young women. After  probing into a man's financial standing Li would usually ask him how old  he was. Then invariably ho would ask:  'Are you married?'  "If the person replied that he (or she)  was not married, or showed hesitation  about telling his age, Li appeared  amused. He had no hesitancy about  telling his own age and matrimonial experience."     . '  .Mr. Daniels told of Li's journey to  Niagara Falls over the Grand Central  Railroad and his determination to gather  information about this country. Secretaries were at his elbow constantly, and  every question the Chinese statesman  asked was jotted down, together with  the answer and th'e name of tho person  who was adressed.  '"'Li came to this country in his globe-  tiotting-tour-to-get-informationr���said-  Mr. Daniels, "and before he left he had  got what he came for. I remember his  interest in the coal which was seen along  the railroad as we were going to Niagara. He asked me where the coal was  mined and who were the owners of the  mines. Then he asked me how much  of it we consumed on the railroad, how  much it-cost us and what the owners of  the mines were worth.  "The Americans for whom Li had the  greatest admiration was general Grant.  When Grant was; in China lie met Li  and was entertained by him." On leaving China Grant gave Li a handsome  gold-headed cane bearing the inscription 'To Li Hung Chang from general  Grant.' While in America Li carried  this cane constantly. Ho was very  proud of it, and was delighted when  children crowded about him and read  tho inscription aloud to him.  "I was with Li at general Grant's  grave, This was, of course, before the  tomb was built. He showed much emotion. He put wreaths of flowers on the  grave and went through tho ceremony  such as he would have gone through  at thc grave of some great Chinaman.  "The only time I ever saw Li give way  to expressions of delight was at Niagara Falls. When he stod and watched  the falls he said, with more enthusiasm  than I believed him capable of showing, "There is no other sight like this  in the world!"  "Li told me that bis ambition was to  come to America again and again see the  falls and visit the tomb of Grant. I be-  lievo he always intended making a second visit. He got lot's of information  during his first visit, but ��� he wanted  more."  One of Mr. Daniels most valuable  possessions is a dozen large scrap books  in which were pasted clippings telling of  Li's actions from the time he left China  in 1896 until he reached home again  after circling the world. The clippings  lead off witli a remarkable career of  tho Chinaman, his birthplace and experiences in time of war and peace.  There are also scores of photographs  of Li taken at different periods in his  life. One photograph shows Li talking  with Bismark in Berlin.  Li occupied a suit of thirty-four rooms  in an expensive hotel in Berlin. Whilo  there he decided to have a bullet which  had been lodged in his check by an assassin removed. Mr. Daniels ha3 aa  X-ray photograph of the bullet  IMPERIAL BANK  OF    O-A-nST-AJD-A.  Capital (paid up)  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,860,000  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provincosof  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontarioand Quebec.  H. 8. HOWLAND...  D. K. AVILKM)   K. HAY....    President.  .General Managor.   Inspector.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A goneral banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Doposits roceived and  interest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all parts of Canada,  United States and Europe.   -  Special attention given to collections.  J.'M, LAY, Manager.  Object Lesson for Frenchmen.  The Barnum-Bailey circus, which  opened in Paris last week, has been  taken as an object lesson there. The  president of the board of health took 1  crowd of officials to the gallery of machines, the biggest hall ��� in the world,  whero the circus is established, and discoursed thus: ' s  "Gentlemen. I have brought you here  to show you how' the Americans surpass us when it comes to solving great  problems in organization and also in  sanitary arrangements. For years we  have given our horse and cattle shows  in this hall' with nothing but surface  drainage, insufficient precautions  against fire and no heating whatsoever.  Now see what the Americans hava  done."  The party then inspected the stable  arrangements, the employees' camp, the  property room and the vast kitchens for  man and beast. Every inch-of ground  was trenched and sewered, steam heat  was installed, water under high pressure was everywhere available to flood  any part which might be in danger  from fire- Then there were" private  switches bringing within the building  the menagerie and property trains. The  tracks were covered during the day, but  uncovered after midnight to bring in  train loads of hay, litter and foodstuffs.  Electric lights were everywhere. There  were private dynamos "in the offices employing sixty "department managers and  accountants, and a private telephone  exchange' connecting the multitudinous  departments with each other, with tha  city and with all Europe. While the  visitors were admiring American ingenuity prime minister Waldeck-Rcusscau  telephoned to his' brother-in-law in  London from the manager's desk. The  manager" next called up the Barnum-  Bailey representative in Berlin, settling  several business questions iri the twinkling of an "eye, while the prime minister  was holding a second receiver to his ear.  The French visitors expressed unbounded admimtion. The circus will remain  in Paris five months, running special  excursion.trains from the suburbs direct  into "the" building." Minister of commerce Millerand, on being told~*these  wonders, said"  "That is exactly why I am asking  congress for an appropriation to establish a French government school in the  United States. Our engineers, merchants and business men of all sorts  must Americanize their methods. We  send our artist laureats to Italy and  Greece, where France maintains expensive schools. We givo our musician  laureates a five years' pension in order  to enable them to live in Germany, Italy,  Vienna or wherever they.can best complete their studies. Now we must take  every year, say a hundred, gifted graduates of technical and commercial  schools, send them to the United States  and support them for from three to' five  years while they are working in various  parts of the country in mines, in factories, on railroads, in electrical factories or in big trading establishments.  One permanent director, assisted by  .three _or_ f our_specialists,^_wiould_adyise_  the students and watch their progress."  . Missing Indian Causes Excitement.  MARINETTE. Wisconsin, November  IS.���It is stated by superintendent John  Burke of the Peshtigo Lumber Company  that there is great excitement among  ���the Indians on the headwaters of the  Eagle river in the northern part of Marinette county over the disappearance of  one of the tribe, who has been missing  fer* a week Charles Keshena, one of  the best known Indians in that part of  tho country, appeared at one of the  Peshtigo company's camps Saturday and  said that his brother Indians were  greatly excited overcthe disappearance  of. one of the tribe and they claimed he  was killed by white hunters, who-shot,  him by mistake, takin? him for a deer.  The Indians firmly believe he was killed  by a white n an and are determined on  vengeance. - The name of the missing  Indian is not known. The Indians are  of the Menomonee tribe and have a  small settlement on Eagle river.  _jX* J^^-J^Bb.'-,00^lri^^^'"'Mfr >I^B|Sr^^& 0^__W *0& *^^0 *^Mfc 7^l& ^t_W ^^U0 '^^^^^^fc'>^^���'ia*P^^Tfc"*^Ti^-^lfc* ^^0^^^li^^0 ^^.^0^__^0^^k^ ^t^_W_\^_Ji__0^.___^*^___0^___^^^__^SSi*  ^g'g'-g'-g'-^^jjfr  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Sufferings of Shipwrecked Sailors.  ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland, November 18.���Further details of the suffering of the crew of the; ^bar ken tine Ti-  tania from* Liverpool'from St. Johns,  which was Saturday .morningin a dense  fog near Cape Race have been received  here. During the thirty-six hours of  Saturday and Sunday which they were  lashed to the ship's rigging they were  absolutely without clothing excepting  their shirts and drawers. Tlieir rescue  was made with great difficulty. Three  men from the shore succeeded at the  risk of their lives in aiding the shipwrecked men to land. Boatswain Williams, who was drowned, became impatient with the delay in reaching the  shore and, diiven crazy by his sufferings, plunged into the sea and tried to  swim to land. His lifeless body was  thrown high against the cliffs.  Germany Will Try American Coal.  BERLIN, November 19.���The first  shipload of American anthracite coal  is expected here next week. Germany's  supply of anthracite until lately has  been drawn from England. American  competition is expected to result in a  substantial  reduction in prices!.  The,  MV  S^  MORE LIGHT ON AN IMPORTANT SUBJECT.  DID YOU KNOW  Mail order  and careful  receive bur prompt  attention.  THAT our goods from the manufacturers are  here and it is worth your while to inspect  them? I guarantee all goods bought here for  qual.ity, 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.  OurJewelry, Watchmaking and  Engraving departments have  r.o equal in B.C. All work  "guaranteed. ,  tS.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  ief'___f'___'00'00*0-t0-  "i'&?\  \'��i$^&^^^^^^^^^<&&4'  '** {.  kaiser, is greatly interested in this experiment. He is reported to have wittily  said: ���  ' "There has been a well known proverb that 'Light comes from the east."  It must'now be, supplemented by another���'Heat comes' from the west.' "  The first-strictly American church in  Berlin will be commenced soon. It will  seat 450 people and will cost about  $100,000. John D. Rockefeller has contributed $10,000 towards the cost. Ambassador White vrj.ll lay the foundation  stone and conduct the services. The'  church is "specially intended for the  large and increasing influx of American students of both sexes.  German anglophobia did not need the  stimulus it has received from colonial  secretary Chamberlain's defense of the  imputing to Germans inhumanity in tho  Franco-Prussian  war.   But  his   speech,  has intensified the-bitterness throughout Germany. Angry protests, instigated  or supported by leading men, are being  made and  effigies, of Chamberlain are  beaten and burned in most widely separated localities.-.The kaiser can no longer persevere in his efforts to allay the  anti-English   sentiment,   for   Chamber-"  Iain's stigma on the army is an insult,  he least of all can condone.  1************************   ,  f H. H. PLAYFORD & CO. f  MADDEN   BLOCK  {NELSON.  ty-  ty.  ty  ty  ft.  ty-  ty  f'  I TOBACCO  i��  ty  i��  i��  i��  AND  MERCHANTS.  $ P. O. Box 637. Telephone 117.  Mi  Mi  Mi  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  CIGAR ;  >_�����  ty  <P  m  f>  f>  f>  !��*  J*  '** ***.**.*.'*******-****f ***&<*  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC  Kootonay Street, noxt door to Oddfellows' Hall-  P. O. Box G33 NELSON, B.C.  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air  Large comfortable bedrooms* and flrst-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES 862 PER DAY  W|rs. E. C. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Imperial }{otel, Nelsot]  (Formerly known as tho Silver King)  Thin hotel, in tlie central part of tlio city, lias  beon entirely renovated and improved.  Tho commodious bar is supplied, wilh all the  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  under the personal management of Mr. J. O.  Naismith.  The dining room and restaurant aro conducted  on tlio European plan, and these and tho hotel  accommodation are under the management of  Mrs. Gorman, whoso largo experienco is a guarantee of tho comforts of lhe hotel.  tyadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel. ln Nelaon that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms aro well furnished and  lighted by electricity.  The bar is always stocKeo Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  "^HOm~BQSSfiAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and flrst class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Ma-iager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class tablo board.  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOfl, B. C. TELEPHONE flO, 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  iqARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LIME . ....  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  ling  ooiM::p..A_-:rsry  OFFICE:    BAKERZSTREET WEST, HEISOp, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  TREMONT HOUSE  [321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET; NELSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents to $1  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail; Kaelo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Nov  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand-Porks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.   Zy.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  * - ���  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ���WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K W. 0 BLOOK  WABD STBEET  E. CL TRAVES, Manager  | RDERS. BY MAIL} RECEIVE PROMPT ATfENTIO  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  .   Screen Doors    -  Windows  Inside Finish"'  local and coast.  Flooring  looal and ooasl. ���*  Newel Posts  Stair Rail    "  Mouldings  Shingles.  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  ��� ot all Hilda.  tit WHAT TOO WANT IB NOT IH BTOCX      - -  Wl WILL IIJlECK IT FOB TOU  CALL AN D GET PRICES, -  J. A. Sayward  HALL A1TD LAKK STREET*. ITOBOW  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal.' Imperial 011  Company. Washington - Brick, Lime Sc Mann]  f acturing Company. General commercial agenta  and brokers.  All coal and wood strlotly cash on delivery.  TKLKPHONWM7.   Offlc*B 184 Baker St..  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  rn  '- i ,M  r>&i\  'xrr,\  Notice to Municipal Voters.  NOTICE Is hereby given that under tho pro��  visions of the "Municipal Elections Act" thc foi-,  lowing are entitled to vote for mayor and aldor-  mon at thc City Municipal Election, viz:  Any.male or female, being u British subject of  the full age of twenty-one years, who lias paid  on or before tho flrst day of November.all municipal rates, taxes, assessments, and licence fees  payable by him or licr/nnd  ''Who is the.assessed owner of lands, or of  " improvements, or theassosscd occupier ol lands  "within the municipality, or ' ;  " Who is a resident of and carries on business  "and is the holder of a trades licenco in tho  "municipality, or  " Who is a householder within the munici-  " pality."  Householders aro required on or before tho  first day of December to enter with thc undersigned their names, as a voter, and deliver at tho  same time a statutory declaration in the form  provided by the statute.* 1  -J.=KirSTRAeHANf-eity=eiork7���-  r?\  -.t&'f  ,x,^t  ��� y��\  Z--M  - ^*f*��i  -  <S��I  Nelson, B.C., October 18th, 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 Black Diamond  mineral claim, situate on the north sido  of  Bear  creek,   about  three   miles   from  the town of Ymir, lying south of and adjoining the Evennig Star mineral claim.  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay;  district,   and  recorded  in  the  recorder's  ofllce for the Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that  I  havo   expended   two  hundred  and  twelve    dollars    and     twenty-five     cents  ($212.25)   in  labor and  Improvements  upon  tho above mentioned mineral claim in order  to hold said mineral claim under the provisions ot the Mineral Act, and if within  ninety  days from  the date of this  notice  you fall or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising, your Interests ln  the said claims will  becomo the proporty  of the subscriber under section 4 of an act  entitled.   "An Act  to  Amend  the  Mineral  Act, 1900.' JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this llth day of Seplem-  ber. 1801.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor in Council  has been pleased to make tho following appointment:  llth November. 1001.  Thomas Alfred Mills, of tho City of Nelson,  Esquire, to be���  Deputy District Registrar of thc Nelson Registry of tho Supremo Court, and  Deputy Registrar of the.County Court of Kootonay, holden at Nelson.  Such appointments to tako effect on tho 1st day  of December, 1901.  ���     -  ��� ���      i-     ���  ���      - ���  .       -��� ���  _ ��� ��� i.-   ������       . m  ASSIGNEE'S SALE.  Tenders aro invited for the purchase of tho  stock in trade of Theo. Madson, of Nelson, B. C,  consisting of clothing, boots and shoos,. men's  furnishings, and chattels, and a tent and .awning  factory, with canvas, tent hardware and sowing  machines, etc.  Tenders may be for tho whole of the stock in  trade or for any part thereof. Tenders may bo  for cash oron terms. Tenders to be iu writing  and addressed to tho undersigned on or boforo  Monday, tho 25th day of November, 1901, at 12  ���o'clock noon.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., this 15th day of Novom]  ber, 1901. PERCY CftlDDLE.  Assignee estate Theo. Madson.  Macdonald & Johnson,  Solicitors for Assignee.  i.i  OLD PAPERS  TRIBUNE BINDERY DEPARTMENT  Vancouver Local No w  Suitable for wrapping, 25 cents a hundred.  Apply at ���%W*i**BraTf_gttiTO7 ITmidK "!i(*trl**afiitimatJi  ���*���(���  i  1  te  m  THE NELSOff tfRtBUtfE, W;EI)NESfiAt  MOMfrfo, KOVfiMtffife 20, mi  m,[iirixyt--y-k-,m,l  Mi  iii  M  v!i  ifc  tV  tii  ���ti  *  Ui  .1/  Ui  iii  Oi  tli  .li  Ui  ib  Ui  iti  Ui  vS  Ui  tb  iii  Ui  Ui  iW  ��?,  Reduced to one dollar per bottle.  Six bottles for $5.00.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  ���^i*** *** a**************-***-*-***-*****-*-**-*-*-**-**-***^^^?.  ft  nt  ty  ty  ty  ty  *  ty  ty  ty  *  ty  ft  ty  f>  ty  !?*���  ty  ty  ft  ty  9��  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  m  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LKAVK  A a. in.  Daily.  Having added to my stock a large  range* of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to-the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelaon.  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.  LISAVK  (i:lo p. m  Daily  G:10 p. in,  Daily  8 a. in.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie.,  Cranbrook, Mai-ysville, l'ort|  Steele, Elko, Fernie, Michel.  Blairmore, Frank, Macleod  Lethbridge, Winnipeg, and  all Eastern point.*.  COLUMBIA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakiisi), Arrowhead,  Revelstoke, and all points cast,  and wost on O.lMt. main line.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoiiiix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson. Trail "and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  AKRIVK  4 p. m.  Daily.  AltHIVB  10:10 p.m.  Daily   '  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a. 111.  LEAVE  4 p. m.  I p. m.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  W  to  to  to  to  to  to  toe  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  PUT US DOWN  In your note,book as having the best bargains in  and you'll make no mistake. The bargains we are now  showing are the best we ever offered. New and handsome Furniture in the latest styles. Early buyers have  the largest choice.  00.  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silvorton, Now  Donvor. Throe Forks,Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo aud all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo &* Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)  AimrvK  3:10 p.m.  Victoria, on Stag Heap mountain, Lost  creek, eleven miles fronj Salmo, by I.  G. Nelson, Bella Devlin and Maud May  McDonald.  Certificates of work were issued to  Augustus Frankar on the Alverstonp  and Pilgrim.  A certificate of improvements was issued to Charles Astley Owen, on the  Martha Washington mineral claim.  M.  ARRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  ���LEAVE  NELSON &  FORT  SHEP-  PARD RAILWAY  ARRIVE  Depot  D              "���  Depot.  9:10 a.m  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Wanota,  G:45 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  Kfislo  STEAMBOATS  Kaslo  7 a.m.     9:!'0 p. in.  Nelson  Nelson  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  0:00 p. in.  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  10:30 a.m.  %Daily  ���  c Daily  AT THE HOTELS.  QUEENS���A. Hill, New Denver.  MADDEN���John   Miles,   Paradise,  Monoghan, Forty-nine creek.  TREMONT���Dan McDonald, Moyie;  J. S. Simmons, Montreal; M. Eastman,  Greenwood; R. C. Arthur, Rossland.  GRAND CENTRAL ��� M. MeLeod,  Twin Falls; I. M. Ross, Sandon; J. J.  Roberts, Ymir; W. J. Henry, Rossland;  C. J. Kapps, Kaslo.  PHAIR���James A.' McDonald, Montreal; G. D. Sanders and F. L. Williams,  Spokane; J. D. Parker, Hamilton; L. S.  Martin, Greenwood; Georgo Terhune  and wife, Greenwood; C. B. Brown,  Tiail; James Stewart, Trail.  HUME���L. D. Birley, Winnipeg; J.  Scott, Montreal; W. Hunter, Silverton;  HE. Stock, Toronto; H. Newman and  J. Norcross, Vancouver; Mrs. J. Fred  Hume .and Robert Irvine Hume, Victoria ; Charles Hay, Columbia:  NELSON, B.C.  KASLO, B. C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C.  YERS & 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 effects  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.  FOUND THE MEANEST MAN  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} Ward  street.  John Love, who represents the Consolidated Stationery Company of Winnipeg, expects to reach Nelson on  Thursday next, with his full lino of  fancy and staple goods. He will make  his headquarters at .the Hotel Hume  while in West Kootenay district.  0ITY AND DISTBIOT,  C. B. Brown and James Stewart of  Trail, arrived in the city on last evening's train. They will be employed in  some. survey work under the direction of  E. J. Boswell.  The committee of the-Nelson Boat  Club contemplate giving another ball  on the eve of Thanksgiving day. The  last affair of the kind was a very  marked success and a-repetition of it  would insure a most enjoyable evening.  Colonel G. D. Sanders and L. F. Williams of Spokane, who are interested in  the Marysville smelter and refinery project, arrived in- Nelson yesterday from  East Kootenay.' They report that good,  progress is being made with the prelim  inaries of smelter construction.  THE LIBERAL ASSOCIATION  BAKER STREET, NELSON. >jj  ~~    ������-   �����   ^   ^   ^r  ^   0*  00 '^'^���^���^���/#'^'^i ^**0**0^'^  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AMP RANGES  : 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.  James A. Mcponell,'who had a hand  in the building of the Columbia & Kootenay  branch  of the Canadian Pacific, Ttiou of John Ayton Gibson for tho posi  Business at Last Night's Meeting'.  At the meeting of the executive of the  Nelson Liberal Association last evening  ���|��the resignation of James A. Gilker as  postmaster was discussed. A resolution  of regret was passed that the present  incumbent had found. it necessary, in  view of the demands upon his time from  his private business, to withdraw "from  the public service.' This was moved by  John A. Turner in * a ^neat speech, in  which he expressed theesteem in which  ,the retiring postmaster had always been  held'in this city, and was seconded by  ��� alderman Madden.  ,' The members .of the executive then  took up the question';'of the retiring  official's successor when it was unanimously decided to endorse the applica-  Nelson's first railway, arrived in the  city last evening from Morrissey. He is  at present engaged in building a piece  of the Hill extension in East Kootenay.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers In Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  ���s?> ____���.&  m  T<37'C-  w  ft  ft  ft  ($  ,ft  M-  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  SHAMROCK   II  Did   not win  the  yacht  race,   but  UPTON'S TEAS ARE SURE WINNERS  WE  HAVE THEM  Red Label Ceyion, 50c pound package.  Yellow Label Ceylon, 75c pound package.  People who drink green tea ought to try our Regal  Brand uncolored Japan. It is the best on the market.    Pound package 50c.  We also carry Spider Leg and Gunpowder Tea.  Telephone 134  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  - John Ritchie, lately of the Silver  King, but at present residing in this  city was married last evening to Miss  ���Nellie Judson of Chatham,. Ontario, who  had just arrived from the east. The  wedding took place, at. the Methodist  parsonage, Rev., J. H. White tying the  knot.  James Hubbard and his little daughter, the two smallpox patients at .the  city pest; house are now convalescing  and it is expected that in the course  of the next few days they will be able  to leave'the institution. Both cases  have been very mild and neither of the  patients will be pitted sufficiently to  notice.  During their stay in the city the  members of the Auditorium Stock Com-  -pany-will^be-quartered-at-=the-Queen'sr  ��� Special attention is given by the management bf this hotel to the comfortable housing of theatrical companies,  and the prospect is that it will secure  the bulk of the theatrical patronage  during the approaching season.  ROSSL,AIVD   BTVQIIVBERUVa   WORICS  cunliffb & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers and Machinists.  ORE OAKS, skips, cages, ore bin doors, chutes and general wrought iron work.    Our ore cars are  the beat on the market.   Write us for references and full particu'ars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOK SALE.-One 5-foot Pelton waterwheel, width 600 foot, "8 to 16'  epinal riveted pipe.   One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking pump.    Hock drills, stoping  bars, &c, &o.  AGENTS NORTHEY PUMPS. STOCK  P,  O.   Box  198.  CARRIED.  THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  HOP! TEA  J. A. WIM & CO.  The best in the market, In 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.  50c a Pound  GROCERS AND PROVISION DEALERS. Houston Block. Baker Street  THB  BINDHRV DEPARTMENT OF  JK7B98 WLOOB, MXLSOM,  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL fJULED BUNK BOOKS  msm. mm mm  "Candy" Sargeaunt, who�� for some  time past, has been in the employ of the  local branch of the Turner, Beeton  Company, left yesterday on his way to  Victoria on his way home to England.  "Candy," as he was known by his intimates, was one of the most popular  young men in the city. He took a very  active part in all outdoor sports and  his absence will be greatly missed by  the athletic organizations of the city.  ��� The monthly literary and social evening of thc Epworth League was well attended last, evening. Solos were sung  by Misf Jessie Lillie and Mr. Spooner  and a quartette from the choir also rendered a selection. The chief item on  the program was an address on the Pan-  American Exposition by principal Sullivan who is a pleasing and forcible  speaker. His description of some of the  wonders of the great show were graphically given, and the address was  highly entertaining as well as instructive.      *  One of the amusing Incidents of the  election - yesterday occuerred at the  polling place in the East Ward. A hack  was driven up, a tramway man gallantly assisted a Japanese fairly to alight  anil piloted her into the polling place.  At the same time "Jumbo," the Chinjse  wash-house proprietor ambled into the  room. Both were given ballots, and as  neither could read English, the returning officer had to explain the intricacies  of the ballot to them. The little girl  from Japan, with an appealing glance at  the adjutant-general of the power company's forces, said she wanted to vote  "for" the by-law, and her ballot was so  marked. "Jumbo" needed no advice  once he knew where the cross-mark  should be put so as not to spoil the  ballot. He marked his own ballot, and  it killed that made by the little girl  whose make-up was European but  whose eyes were of the Orient.  tion. The applicant is'now serving his  second term as ** president of the local  Liberal organization, and has rendered  yeoman's service to .tliej'party in years  past. He is one of tlie'( pioneers bf Nelson and is one of its most popular residents so that it is safe'to say that the  action of the executive in endorsing him  will be heartily approved' not only by  the members of tho'local Liberal Association but by the citizens as a whole.  The question relative to the appointment of another senator ior the province  of British Columbia was also discussed  and the executive, by resolution, decided/to request W, A. Galliher, M.P. for  Yale-Cariboo, to take tho matter up  with the cabinet with" a view to having  the additional senatorship assigned to  the district of which 'the Kootenays  form a part.  There was a somewhat lengthy discussion upon the   letter   from   senator  Templeman outlining the action taken  by the executive of the Liberal Association'for the province with respect to the  ..calling^of-a^convention^for-^the-purpose-  of introducing   federal ? party   lines   in  provincial   politics.     The    communication of senator Templeman contained a  copy of a resolution which had  been  moved Ky Dr. McKechnie, seconded by  Harry Senkler, and carried, that the secretary of the provincial organization-on  the advice of the president be authorized to call a convention, of the Liberal  party of the provinco immediately it is  intimated that a provincial general election is about to be held; that such convention   be held   at   Vancouver;   that  each provincial   riding, be   entitled to  three delegates; that the Liberal members in the federal and provincial parliaments be ex-o<Jlcio delegates and that  no proxies be allowod.    From the discussion upon the communication it was  evident, that the local organization did  not agree with the finding of the provincial executive in any particular and  it was decided tc oppose it for three  reasons:    (1) That tlio place named for  the holding of the convention was not  sufficiently central, and that Kamloops  was a more desirable point;   (2)  That  the local executive was strongly opposed  to the ruling that no proxies should be  permitted; and (3) that the date for the  convention,should not be delayed until  the eve of a general provincial election  but should be hold as soon as possible.  The meeting last evening -was well  attended.    Among those present were:  John Ayton Gibson (president), Georgo  C. Tunstall (secretary), John A. Turner,  alderman    John    Hamilton,    alderman  Thomas Madden, alderman Gillett, W.  A.  McLean, John   MeLeod,   Stuart   G.  Campbell, James McPhee, J. H. Matheson, and R. C. Campbell-Johnston.  A Kaslo Man's Plaint.  KEMP SPRINGS, November 17.���To  the Editor of The Tribune: I have  often read accounts of the meanest man,  but one lives in Kaslo who, in my estimation; discounts any heretofore found.  Should there be a reward for such a  character, I stand ready to give his  name.  During the past week another party  and myself had occasion to do somo  rush work on a mineral claim at the  head of Lyle creek about four miles  from Whitewater. The only cabin between Whitewater and the claim was  under the control of the mean man. I  applied to his agent for permission to  occupy the one; within one half mile of  our" work for a few days and was  promptly refused. ThinkiDg perhaps  there was some humanity in the makeup of - the mean man, I sent a letter to  him by a special messenger respectfully  asking permission to use the cabin,  stating that we were well supplied with  everything and;i"rom his effects did not  require as much as a match. I also stated in my letter that unless 'we could  stop there we would be compelled to  camp out. in the snow.  The cabin is large enough und is  equipped with bunks for eight men.  Only two employees of the mean mau  were or will for months probably be occupying - it. They, although working  men, were gentlemen and would have  gladly shared their shelter with us, but  the mean man wired me refusing permission. - Finally we took possesion  of another cabin about two miles distant, the dcors of-which did not even  have a latch, much less- a lock. This  cabin had not been used by- any employee of the mean man for Ave years,  yet his o.gent curtly demanded who gave  us permission to occupy it and stated  he had positive orders to allow no one  its use.      ' ���  Now, Mr. Editor, I have teen in the  mountains of the far west for 28 years  and have never before ran across such  contemptible meanness. I have heard  of a man so mean he would uso a wart  on his neck because he was too mean  to buy a collar button.. Also of a man  so. mean he would swipe pickings from  a lame chicken and cross hades on a  rotten rail to do it. Of a man too mean  to pay the printer, etc., but the mean  man of Kaslo is surely entitled to the  bakery, and if there is a mean man's  gallery in conjunction with a rouguss'  gallery, I will have a snap shot taken  of the Kaslo mean man and have it  placed on exhibition.  How would; the mean man feel were  he to meet with an accident, say have  his leg broken, in front of my domicile  on a cold winter's day and I should refuse him shelter until help arrived? He  would say I was meau, would he not?  Yet .such is a possible parallel to the  way he served me.  I am writing this on this cloudy Sun-  can representative, Theodore Greener,  whose position is that of commercial  agent for the United States. Mr. Greener informed him that besides America,  France, Germany, Holland and Japan  were commercially represented. Americans and Genuans, he went on to say,  had most of .the trade. 'No man,' writes  the, correspondent, 'can come through  Siberia to such a place as Vladivostock and give thought to what Russia  has done in a generation without being amazed. England may criticize Russianmanners and growl at Russian diplomacy and wonder how people can  live under an autocratic government,  but Russia has laid hold of the east.'"  Cabinet Meetings Are Frequent. .-  NEW YORK, November 1!).���Rumor3  that parliament will meet in the middle of January serye. to explain the  frequency of cabinet rreetirgs,' says  the Tribune's London: representative.  There will be another today (Tuesday),  but the program of the session contains  little beyond drastic proposals amending the rules of the commons. Well-  founded rumors of a sharp divergence  of opinion between sir .Michael Hicks  Beach and his colleagues' representing  his financial' policy offer an adequate  explanation of the mystery. Lord Londonderry's' hollow truce has not been  much availed of, but may be patched  up again if sir -Michael proves more  flexible than he was a fortnight ago  respecting the''ways and means~of providing for tho contingency of the war.  MONEYTALKS  0.  BUT WHAT YOU CET FOR YOUR  R|0NEY TALKS MORE.  Extra large gondola shape couch,  very large, any color, from  $19.00 and up.  Morris chairs,  mahogany   finish  and polished oak frame, nicely upholstered, from  $9 to S16.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE OO.  a-**-*-****-*****.*.*.**.*.*.**:*.*.*.  Coffee Boasters  Dflalers ln Tea and Coffee  ���***���*���*���**���*���*���**���**.**.*.**.**.*.***.  We nro offering at lowest prices the besb  grades o .Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Toas.  Onr Bcsty Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound ....-  9 10  Mooha and Java Blend, 3 pounda..... 1 00  Choice Blond Coffeo, i pounds ....... 1 00  Special E:.end Coffoo, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, 6 pounds...-.  1 00  Special Blend Coylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS  Our Compound Syrup of -White  Pine and Tar  CURES COUGHS AND COLDS  Beware of the "Just "as Good" Idnd.  Insist on getting the Genuine C. D. &  B. Compound Syrup of White Pine and  Tar.    " ,  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W..C. Block-.       Cornor Ward and Baker Sf.s  Parlor   tables,   highly   polished,  quartered oak, from  $2.50 to $7.  See our new line of fine pictures.  SEAL ESTATE  AND  INSUBA-NCE BBOKERS  "day,_about"the_same"Hour the mean mil  is on his knees in-the house of prayer  at Kaslo, asking God to bless all mankind, etc.  . This mean man prides himself on his  ancestry, but evidently he belongs to  one of those families In which the gentleman has run out.  KANDALL  H.   KEMP.  Collisions in a Fog.  CHICAGO, November 19.���A dense  fog was responsible for numerous accidents and collisions here today. In a  collision between two Metropolitan  trains one person was killed and twelve  injured. The fog was one of the mosit  dense that Chicago has experienced for  .years. People standing on, the sidewalks coald scarcely see passing vehicles, and street cars kept their gongs  clanging constantly.  .  Later in the day news of anpther fatal  collision on the Metropolitan became  public. One trai a was overtaken by another. Otto Leinhart, the conductor of  the first train, remained on the rear  platform frantically waving a signal  lantern, while the passengers who had  been standing with him fled irside. His  efforts were in vain. He was crushed and  died in the hospital* several hours later.  Tn all there were nine collisions on elevated  structures  during the fog.  Our values in leather goods can't  be beat.  Carpets are going at cost.  Don't forget to call on us before  purchasing elsewhere.   Can  furnish your home  complete.  Agents for Trout Lafee Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without Interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  ������3��99:-����S--9S:-9:-3:-��9:-��S����  Nelson Mining Division Record?.  There was but one location recorded  at the Nelson record office yesterday.  The No^ro Can Still Vote.  ATLANTA.^'Georgia, November IS.���  The Hardwick bill,  providing for the  disfranchisement of the negro, was  killed in the house of representatives  today by a vote of 113 to 17. The same  measure mot a similar fate two years  ago.  The Forthcoming Message.  WASHINGTON, D. C, November 18.  ���The cabinet meeting today lasted  about two and a half hours..The whole  time was spent in reading the president's message and commenting on its j  The Reciprocity Convention.  WASHINGTON, D. C, November 18.  ���Many of the manufacturing industries of the United States were represented at the national reciprocity convention which began its sessions here  today There were 200 delegates present.  The convention is representative of all  sections and its object is to give expression (o the views of "the manufacturers on the subject of reciprocity.  D. A. Tompkins of Charlotte, North  Carolina, was chosen temporary chairman and Thuodore S. Search of Philadelphia, was made permanent chairman.  fTHE PALM  $ Another consignment of  I FRESE CANDIES  $       .  Just arrived at the Palm.     SJ  ty  jjj Call and try iheni.  ty j,  ty for our  I XMAS STOCK ���'..'!  m  Which we  expect on  about a?  ���  tfii  December 1st. ���$  -,      *w  We will   not  ask .you   two ��  :   fflj  prices for them, for we ex- #  .  *. ffi  pect you to come back. an  i&  Our aim is to please.   ~ ��  '     ���       * ���- (Hi  Don't forget the place.  Watch |  iii  -~���" FOR_SALE.  $2500���Furnished house containing 5 rooms  bathroom, etc. Pleasantly situated. Two  lots.   Part cash, balnnco cusy tonus.  $1000���House and lot. House contains <l rooms,  bathroom, otc. Centrally situated. ��500 cash,  balance monthly payments.  $1725���Five-room cottiiKo- Hall, bathroom nnd  pantry. One anil a half lot., fenced ami laid  down in clover.   Very easy terms. -  $3225���Hou.-ie containing 15 rooms, hall, bathroom, etc. Suitable for hoarding house Closo  to Uaker streot. ��1500 cash, balanco easy  payments.  $340���Three-room cottage and lot in Slocan  City. Free titlo. ��200 cash, balance on ea��y  terms. ��� - ���  $25'i���Good, cabin and lot in Humo Addition.  ��150 cash, balanco in threo months.  REGINALD J. STEEL  Phone 278, Ofllcial Broker,  IMPEBIAL BBEWING COMPAM  EMKRSON & llKISTERER.  BREWERS OF,THE BEST  LAGEia BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  Russia's Tremendous Strides.  NEW YORK,  November  18���A  dispatch to the Tribune from London today  says:   "The  special  correspondent  varrou3"fe~atu7es." The'ro^s^geVlong j of the Daily News in Vladivostock has  and is said to be vigorous in tone. No I discovered that there Is no English con-  other business .iras transacted. ��� sul there, so he called upon the Ameri-  THE PALM  K. ��. 0. BLOOK WAED ST.  *Sfeg&:&��g&:g-:@:S-:@eeS;@@6'S!6gi��-g��&:^  Nelson Carpenters' Union  NOTIOE OF 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 isi business of  importance to be considered, all members  are urgently requested to be present.  B. KILBY, Financial Secretary.  Kelson, November 12th, 1301.    .......,3  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  It REISTERER & CO,  JttaKWBsa AND BOTTLBSBS 0��  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AHD PORTER  Prompt anfl regular delivery^ to the trade,  BREWERY  AT  NELSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE!  AT   THB  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE  AT   THE  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST BRAND8  UQUOR8 AND CIGARS.,


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