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The Nelson Tribune Nov 21, 1901

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COLON, Colombia, November 20.—
The liberals made an unexpected attack
on Colon at 6 o'clock last night. The
government was not prepared and thcrs
was little resistance. There was some
fighting in fiont of the curatel and in
certain streets for an hour and a half.
The liberals gained possession of all tho
public offices and the town of Colon.
The perfect guarda is a prisoner. Over
twelve men were killed and about thirty
men were wounded. The United States
gunboat Machias,. now lure, took no
part in tho proceedings. 'There has been
no telegraphic communication with Panama since last evening and it is surmised here that Panama is now being
NEW YORK, November 20.—Artudo
do Brigard, consul general of Colombia,
today received private dispatches informing him that the liberals had sur-
piised and captured tlie city of Colon
last "night. His telegrams placed the
loss at 12 killed and 30 wounded." Mr.
Brigard said the taking of the town did
not amount to much, as it was not a
- fortified place and that general Carlos
Aiban, governor of the depaitment of
Fanama, is new in the city of Panama
with 1100 trained troops. He says that
when general Alban returned to Colon
the liberals would.run away. ■
' WASHINGTON," November. 20.--The
state depaitment has received official
. confirmation of the capture of Colon by
the liberals. Transit was interrupted
for a period, but is now restored. Captain Perry of the Iowa, the senior naval
officer at Panama, has been instructed
to land marines if necessary to maintain transit across thc isthmus.' A dispatch has been received at the navy department from commander McCrea saying that 100 blue, jackets have- been
landed from'the Machias at Colon and
have taken charge of the" railway station. This was done not because of any
further disturbances but as- u matter oi
piecaution ' -   -
NEW YORK, November 20—Further
advices state that on receipt of the news
that general Alban, the military commander of the isthmus, had started to
attack-the liberals   at   Chorrora,   near
Panama,  the  latter  detached  1G0  man
under general Patino to attack Colon.
This force embarked on board a train
' Lound   from   Panama   to   Colon.    This
force embarked on board a train bound
from Panama to Colon yesterday evening at Las Cascades station, previously
cutting  off   telegraphic   communication
aciOFfc the isthmus.   Or arriving at thc
outskirts of Colon, at whicli mc government usually maintained n small guard,
the liboials left the train and in the ini-
wards Patino was killed.   The command
of the liberals then devolved on colonel
Frodcrico Barrotra and they continued
their march on Colon, arriving there a
few minutes after the train, thus surprising the whole town.    The government troops at Colon were outnumbered
by tho liberals     Fighting immediately
began at the curatel (barracks), which
vas soon taken.   A judge of the criminal court v as killed and senor Muskins,
the   disti ict   representative of thc department of the interior, was mortally
wounded.   Fighting subsequently occurred at the town hall,   which   was   also
taken by tho liberals.   Among the prisoners captured   there   by   the   liberals
wore tbo perfect guardia and the commandant, of police.    Senor Paredes, the
mayor, managed to reach  the gunboat
General Pinzin, which sailed last night
for   a. destination   unknown,   probably
Tlit! whole affair ..was over in less than
three hours. Communication with Pan-
. nma was restored today. This reveals
that no fighting has occurred there, that
everything is quiet and the country is
still in the hands of the government.
The-issue now entirely depends on the
result of the fighting wliich is doubtless
now occurring at Chorrera., news of
which is anxiously awaited here. The
liberals are now busy raising reinforcements locally. They are reported to
have several hundred men at railroad
stations between heie and Panama. The
"United States - gunboat Machias landed
_i detachment of marines here this
morning. They aro now guarding the
railroad station and other property of
the road.
COLON. November 20.—A conference
was held this morning between commander McCi'ae of tho Machias, United States
consul Malmor. colonel Shaler, superintendent of the Panama railroad, and
colonel D. Barrera. the commander of
the liberals The latter was informed
why the marines had been landed from
the Machias. Barrera had promised to
guard the city with his troops. Today or
tomorrow trains will be crossing the
isthmus as usual and there has been
no serious obstruction of traffic so far.
The news of the capture of Coio*i
which reached Panama when communication with that city was restored this
morning was a great surprise to the inhabitants of the city on the other sid<j
pf the isthmus.
A Sky Scraper for London.
LONDON, November 20.—The action
of an Anglo-American syndicate in applying to tho London county council
for a 999 year?' lease of a site on the
north side of the Strand for the erection of an office building on American
lines to cost £200,000 has caujred much
comment &nd interest and is discussed
from various poiuts of view. Many people share William Waldorf Astor's
views expressed in today's issue of the
1'all Mall Gazette throwing cold water
on tho proposed "addition to that conglomeration of architectural chaos
v.hich is modern. London." The Pail
Mall Gazette fears the mammoth building will deform the new thoroughfare.
The majority of the business community, however, share the views of the
London Times, which says: "We are
far too slow in meeting the wants of
the enormous population and are far
too much given to - muddling along
with the immediate extensions of
methods e&sentially antiquated."
Suspected Vessel Still Detained,
LONDON, November 20.—The steamer which the government detained yesterday at Victoria docks is named the
Baniigh. She had been used to carry
passengers between Lor don and Aberdeen and was sold three weeks ago ostensibly for use in the West Indian
ii uit trade. It was -suggested at first
that she was laden wtih contraband of
war destined for th.i Boers, but it is
i.ow vaguely suggested that any contraband on board of her was intended
for Colombia. Customs officers are still
on board the Banrigh.
Isthmus Transit Must Be .Maintained.
WASHINGTON, November 20.—The
confirmation of the reported capture of
Colon by the Colombia liberals caused
a decided commotion in the state and
navy departments today. There was a
long conference between the secretary
of the navy and admiral Crowninshield
and between the admiral and the acting secretary of state,' Dr. Hill. Later
the latter two Avent over .to the White
House and saw president Roosevelt.
This was the first time since 1885, when
admiral Jouctt opened up transit across
the isthmus of Panama, that communication had actually stopped in such
fashion as to seem to inquire the interference of ' the United States navil
forces. 'The first news of the trouble
came from the United States consul at
Panama. He telegraphed the state department that a considerable number
of liberals had taken possession of the
railway (he did not indicate where),
and arriving at a certain point had
cut the telegraph wires and taken up a
rail, ' thus breaking communication.
Later there came a second message from
consul-general Cudger announcing that
Colon had been taken. This was coi-
firmed more explicitly by United States
consul Malmoros, stationed at Colon.
The latter official said that Colon had
been taken' by the rebels last night.
While all business is suspended transit
is. not interrupted and American life
and property are safe and not likely to
be in danger.
Taken altogether these dispatches
were regarded by the officials here as
indicating a lack of purpose on the part
of-the-li berals -to-interf ere**-with-transit
across the isthmus. Still as the result of
the consultation today secretary Hill
cabled consul-general Cudger a direction to notify all parties who are engaged in molesting cr interfering with
free transit across the isthmus that
such interference must cease.
He was also directed to consult freely with captain Perry, commander ofthe
United States battleship Iowa, now lying at Panama. Captain Perry was
cabled by tho secretary tonight to land
marines if necessary for fre transit across the isthmus in accordance
with'the treaty rights and obligations
of the United States. At the st.me time
captain Perry was enjoined to avoid
bloodshed if possible. Meanwhile news
came that commander McCrea of the
Machias. which is now lying at Colon,
had anticipated this instruction from
the navy department by landing a foroe
of blue jackets at Colon and occupying
the railway station. The understandi lg
at the navy department was that the
landing party consisted of about 100
sailors who are employed in lieu of
marines, of whom the Machias has an
insufficient force,
Winnipeg News Items.
WINNIPEG, November 20.—Whilo
endeavoring to eross the ice from Norman to Rat Portage today Joseph Modioli, aged 17, broke through and was
drowned. The body was recovered after
being in the water twenty minutes. He
was going to Rat Portage to meet his
mother. *- *' "
The railways are doing great work in
carrying out the Manitoba wheat crop.
From September 1st to_November 16th
no less than 17,680 cars" of grain were
loaded and shipped east, carrying in the
neighborhood of frcm fifteen to sixteen
millions of bushels, 'me total amount
of grain shipped east last year from
September Isc, 1000, to September 1st,
1901. was only a trifle over 13,000,000
bushels and it is expected that the total
amount exported this fall will reach
22,000,000 or 23,000,000 bushels.
town of Dallas, twelve miles south of
here today, and surrendered to a justice of the peace and two citizens. Mat-
this had been clouely pursued by a large
posse with bloodhounds and realizing
that his capture was ccrlain the fugitive voluntarily gave hinifelf up and
asked for protection. He was turned
over to the posse and started for Oxford, but it is understood at a late hour
tonight th-it he v/ill not be brought to
this city until tomorrow, the officers
fearing mob violence. When the news
of the surrender reached Oxford the
streets were immediately filled with
people and there was intense excitement
for a titr.e. Bonfires were built aud many
threats of summary vengeance against
the alleged murderer were heard on all
Abolition of Free Passes.
PHILADELPHIA, November 20.—Under the new ruling of tho Trunk Lino
Association adopted by the presidents
of the railway companies belonging to
it, which is to take effect on January
1st, all exchange passes between the
reads will cease. While the action was
taken a few days ago, its strict application is only just beginning to be understood. The resolution does away with
passes of all kinds whatsoever now issued complimentary by ono road to
another, even including the presidents'
annuals. Hereafter the most important
official will have to pay his fare in
cash precisely as any ordinary passenger when he gets beyond his own company's lines. Said a railroad official yesterday: "When Mr. Cassatt wants to
go in his private car ,over the Reading, the Lehigh Valley or - any other
system in the Trunk Line Association
he will be obliged, under the resolution
he helped pass, to pay eighteen fares,
just the same a***-- a private individual chartering a Pullman sleeper.
The new order will undoubtedly shorten the vacation trips of railroad clerks
and employees who have heretofore
traveled on trip passes. They will be
obliged to pay their fares or confine
their excursions to their own compan-"
ies' lines." '
The Trunk Line Association comprises the roads east of Buffalo and
Fittsburg, including the Pennsylvania,'
Reading,    Erie.    Lackawanna,   Lehigh
Valley and Now York Central. The west
tr:; companies declined to abolish the
exchange pas's system, and are in no
way affected by the action of eastern
railway presidents.
Seattle's Lady Smugglers
SEATTLE, November 20.—Prominent:
Seattle women, wives and daughters of
wealthy business and professional men,-
according to the United States secret
service- detectives, have been conducting systematic smuggling operations on
a large scale. Their violation of the law
has been so frequent that the matter is
now receiving serious consideration
from'government officials. A large quantity of expensive silks and dress goods
were smuggled into this citj from Victoria during thi past winter.
Electrocuted Yesterday.
AUBURN, November 20.—Fred Krist,
the murderer, was put to death by electricity in the state prison here at 6:37
a. m. today. He met his fate with fortitude. Krist's crime was the murder of
his sweetheart, Katie Tobin, at Waver-
ley, Tioga county, April 7th of last
Surrendered Himself Voluntarily.
OXFORD, Mississippi, November 20.—
Will Matthis,  .vho is charged with the
murder of two deputy m-»r«hals, Montgomery by name, walked into the little
And Met Death at the End.
SEATTLE, November 20.—Since last
Thursday night T. D. Rush had bee.i
slowly boring his way into the Northern Pacific ticket officf- in this city.
About 6:30 Wednesday night ticket seller Kelsey heard the work going on,
but at first thought it was rats. His
suspicions were aroured, bowe\er, aud
he notified thc police department that
some ono was trying to bore his way
into tbe ticket office through the floor
in the vicinity of" the safe. The police
fet a watch and during Friday and Saturday nights the work went steadily
en. Monday morning the police made an
investigation. A ticket case standing
close to the safe was removed and two
large holes were uncovered. The would-
be burglar was evidently using an inch
bit in his auger, and there was already
fifteen holes in the floor. These holes
were within two inches of the right side
of the safe. Just under the right edge
of the big money box was r. trapdoor
about the same dimensions ar; the aperture under the coupon case This trapdoor was fasteaed by hinges and a.bolt.
Final touches on the job were completed
Sunday night. Rusn was*at'.work but a
short time. He probably put a bolt on
the trapdoor in ordy;- to cut off pursuit in oase he should be discovered
while at work in the office
Last night two policeman and private detective Hunt ambushed the
cracksman. Ruah opened the trapdoor
and started work upon the bottom cf
the safe at*about 1 o'clock. The officers
in some way alarmed him and he dodged
through the hole, closed the- trap and
stopped to bolt it. Detective Hunt fired
two shots. through the floor, one of
which broke Rush's arm and the other
oenetrated the base of his brain. He
fell from the platform on v«hich he was
standing to the ground, and was shortly afterward removed from under the
building in a dying coidition. Hs
breathed his last at the hospital at 5
o'clock this morning. Ho. was identified by a bank book foi nd in his shoe.
It is not known whether he had a confederate.
Now that winter, has locked up the
new  placer mining district discovered
during the past summer near the headwaters of the Horsefly river in romantic old Cariboo, much is being written
regarding it in the press of the province. Reports differ very much as to
the richness and extent of the new dig^
gings, but there can be but little doubt
that the discoverers of the new district
have stumbled upon what may be regarded as virtually virgin ground.  L.
S. Moulton Barrett of Greenwood, who"
is at present in the city, was in the new
district about the  time the new  discovery was made. He went in to look
at some ground which had been staked
some time before with a view to purchase,  and  was so  satisfied with  the
tests made upon it that he completed
the deal for it. In "speaKlng of the new
find  to  a  Tribune, representative last
evening Mr. Barrett said the new district appeared to be about eight miles
in extent. It was along one of the forks
of the Horsefly and was shallow diggings. After the discovery there was not
very much time for work,,but highly satisfactory   results - were   reported   from
all who secured ground. One of the locators fashioned a rude sluice box from:
a hollow log and inside of an hour he
cleaned up ?25 worth of gold. That the
district will come to the front next season is now assured, as capital has already been interested. Among the first
discoverers were a couple of men interested   in   the   Miocene  hydraulic  property  which is  operating' at Harper's
camp, as well as others who were in
the  employ   of   Mr.   Barrett.   Through
them the shareholders in the Miocene
property have been-interested.
This company's" operations 'are- being
directed by senator Campbell of California, and it is generally understood
that the Alaska Salmon Canning Company is behind it, so that it is sufficiently strong financially to carry out any
ventures which promise good returns.
Just at present one of the chief obstacles to the working of the district
has been its inaccessibility, it having
cost Mr. Barrett just seven cents per
pound for packing in such supplies as
ho required, the district being some 65
miles, from the nearest point reached by
the stage line, which is Harper's camp.
The interesting of the Miocene company in the district will have the result of cutting this charge down materially, as the company has already made
arrangements for the placing of a small
steamer on Horsefly lake, which will
overcome sixteen miles of the distance
from Harper's camp, and will render
stores at a reasonable distance.
Speaking generally of the district Mr.
Barrett said that it was necessary on
the occasion of his first trip in to cut a
rough trail for the entire 65 miles. It
is a district of big timber, with absolutely no feed for horses, so that everything that went in had to be packed on
the men's backs. He is now making arrangements for the installation of hydraulic machinery and an electric light
plant, so that operations can be carried on day and night,, as tho season is
very short. The area that he has secured is four miles in extent and the
tests have shown that it is a deep diggings. There are about thirty feet of
clay to go through, and under this
there is a body of twelve feet of gravel
in which the values are found. The gold
is all coarse, which is taken to indicate
that it has not traveled tar. There aro
evidences that the- ground has been
worked in a primitive fashion, the surface gold having been washed out, but
the bed of clay was not penetrated.
Aside, however, from its possibilities
as a hydraulic prposition Mr. Barrett is
confident that systematic prospecting
will uncover ledges which will pay to
work. Conditions heretofore would not
permit of such work being done, but
there are evidences of the presence of
ledges and with cheaper supplies it will
be possible to give some attention to
the search for them.
In the vicinity of Harper's camp Mr.
Barrett says there are three large hydraulic properties operating which have
attained different stages of development.
On the Miocene a shaft has been sunk
to a depth of 500 feet and a drift run
from the bottom of it for an even greater distance, but the machinery on the
property has proven Inadequate to take
care of the water and additional plant
is to be installed next summer. The
other properties operating in the section are the Horsefly and the Ward
claims, on both of which the indications for favorable returns are believed to be excellent, although their
worth has not yet been demonstrated
to shareholders in the way of dividends.
who is touring the United States and
Canada in the   interests   of   the   Irish
cause, arrived in this city tliis morning.
In an interview he said Ireland had as
many grievances as Canada did in her
earlier history, and, whilo   he   favored
physical force of arms   to   accomplish
the   freedom   Canada   enjoys,   he  3aid
stringency of funds prevented the object
being accomplished in that way.   They
must  consequently take   constitutional
mear_s.    They would be satisfied with
the freedom Canada enjoys, but would
prefer absolute independence.    In answer to a question regarding the Boer
war, ho said while here heQwould have
little to say in that connection, his only
mission being to elicit sympathy for the
Irish   cause.     Regarding  Hon.  Joseph
Chamberlain's   threat   to   reduce   Irish
representation in the house of commons
on   account   of   Irish  obstruction,  Mr.
Redmond said the Nationalists-did not
fear the colonial secretary, as he would
be too busy with the Boer war to introduce legislation of this sort.   He denied,
however, that the Irish obstructed legislation.   Ho was of thc opinion that the
Salisbury government would fall inside
of six months owing to the complications resting on the party.   He said also
that lord Salisbury would retire aftor
the coronation.
MONTREAL, November 20.—Messrs.
Redmond, O'Donnell and McHugh, the
Irish delegates, addressed an audience
of 1500 Irishmen in the Windsor Hall
this evening. The meeting was mo-st
enthusiastic, Mr. O'Dcnnell's speech in
Gaelic arousing great applause. The
speeches followed the general trend of
those already delivered by the delegates, Mr. Redmond ^adding that the
Irish intended remaining disloyal and
rebellious until England wanted peace
and had paid the same price it had paid
in Canada—independent, government.
Resolutions were adopted congratulating Ireland on its reunited party and
pledging the support of Montreal Irishmen in the fight for home rule.
" Important Astronomical Discovery-
CHICAGO,   November   20.—Professor
Ritchey  of Yerkes Observatory is reported to have made a discovery in astronomy which will make him and the
^observatory world famous. The disco v-
ery,' in brief, is the proof of what is
known as the nebular theory and pro--
fessor Ritchey appears to have reduced,
to . certainty what • has heretofore
been merely a brilliant hypothesis. It
-is stated that he has dene this by obtaining photographic evidence of evolution among the planetary bodies. The
result of his observations, it is asserted, not-only prove the truth of the
celebrated nebular theory- of creation
announced'by the-famous Frenchman,
Laplace, and of the widely entertained
belief that the solar systems and even'
star clusters have been formed by millions of years of slow evolution from
great bodies of gaseous matter floati.ig
in the mobservable abysses of space,
but also prove that a rebula with a
star for a nueclus changes its shape and
the quantity of light it emits, and that
these changes are so, rapid as to be
observable within the compass of a few
Steyn's Wife Deported.
BRUSSELS, November 18.—The Petit
Biou asserts that the wife and family
of former president Steyn cf the Orange
Free State have been deported from
South Africa.
returns frcm crops in tho territories
show a considerably higher average
than do those from Manitoba, but this
is only in keeping with conditions nt
they have existed throughout the entire growing season.
We do not think the repoi ts have anything of thc "boom" collected about
them, in fact in some,.cases_ it may be
that they are rather below than above
the actual returns. The geneial tendency of the reports seems to indicate
a loss in wheat on account of the wetness of the fall, although some correspondents do not report much detriment
from this cause. It is gratifying to ob-
. serve the general immunity from damage by frosts, and in contrast to the sea
son of 1900 there seems to have been almost an ertire rreedom from loss by
winds aud hail. Taken altogether the
whole trend of the report give testimony to a satisfactory crop and one
the reflection of which will furnish good
sauce for our thanksgiving dinner.
Explosion in a Barracks.
" MADRID, November so.—There was a
terrible explcsion of artillery in the
barracks at Corunna today while the
soldiers were emptying cartridges. The
barracks were burned. Three soldiers
wero killed and seventeen others seriously injured.
Congratulated on His Health.
LONDON, November 21.—Sir Frederick Treves, surgeon to king Edward,
when submitting the toast to the king
at abanquet at Aberdeen yesterday,
said it was pleasant to know that his
majesty had never enjoyed such excellent health as at present.
,   Happenings in Brief, *
CHARLOTTETOWN,' P. ' B. "I.,  Nov-,
ember  20.—Owing  to. an  outbreak "of
diphtheria here public schocls have been
closed until it is stamped out.
MONTREAL, . November " 20.- — Sir
Thomas Shaughnessy today denied the
story telegraphed from Winnipeg that
it was. the intention of the C. P. R. to
use the Crow's Nest Pass line as a main
line. ■     ^        '
TORONTO, November 2.O.—F. Robertson of the firm of F. Robertson '&
Co., wholesale dealers in fancy goods
on Front street west, died suddenly at
an early hour this morning of heart
MONTREAL, November 20. — The
civic building 'inspector today notified
.the city hall superintendent that if the
city hall is not equipped with fire es- I f,,„-~W' ,«,"!"+"~-r;'~"~'     -Til"-" IV~""  '*-
capes.ho will haul-the city, bef o/*.-the'-  ^.^i^l^J.^}^. ™™e'2?**£?ei-i 7
courts. The city would thus be given an
opportunity of prosecuting itself."
OTTAWA, November 20.—At the close
of the cabinet meeting today Laurier
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LOS   ANGELES,   November ■ 20.—A!! -
fatal wreck occurred on,the Santa Fa ';
railroad  one mile west of Franconia," -"
Arizona,   at   a   switch  station  twentjr Z,
miles off Needles, California,-early-to-, ~
day.  Seven  trainmen were killed and /
three passengers and fourteen trainmen,  ,
injured.  Limited trains east and west   -
bound.crashed together while going'at   -
full speed. The east.bound train was j,
drawn by two engines, while the ,west':..
bound  train  had , but one  locomotive.  ~
The  three - engines  were  crushed - and '7
blown to-pieces by an explosion-which' ""
followed the collision. Both trains"wercjv v
made up of vestibule,cars of th'e.heav-"*■'"
iest kind and ".while they stood'the"ter----
rifle shock well and' protected .the pas-, \
sengers  to „a great extent," several of". ■.'
the cars took fire and burned up. The,   •*
dining  cars,   one  on "each  train," onaV ■
Pullman, and two composite cars - were - \"
destroyed.  Following is  a  list of. tho' -.'■„
dead:   P." M.   Elliott,   engineer;   P.,pl~f"
Goldsmith,   fireman;; E.'   F.   Barnhart*
barber;   Walter. Davbrage, waiter;A'W.j" ''-"fJygs
*L. Case, fireman;, A. L." Wilitage,'" fire-) r^-0
man;   Sam Brown, waiter.'The bodies '    ': 'st
of the  latter, three  are' missingc-Thej-;
collision is said to have" been .due to a "
.disregarded order by 'the-'crew ;of .'thei
west bound train, though",full particu-*'
lars on this point are still'lacking. From "
all  accounts, • however;  it Ms  gathered - J. Y'S$
that the east bound, train "had orders/^tO'-i,;
to  take the  siding"'at rFranconia and"''-';*-fj^l
wait tbe passage of the west bound flyer,  **' *' -''*"* *!
which was running two hours late and'   - v" 'x^il
trying to make .up time. The east bound". *"   *#SJ
train  failed  to reach- the  siding and/:' '•:/""$£
as the west bound train did not'wait".1' ---'^
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Redmond on Irish Independence
MONTREAL, November 20.—John E
Redmond, leader of the Irish Nationalists ln the British house of commons.
Manitoba and the Territories,
WINNIPEG,      November     20. — The
Northwc-st   Farmer,   Western   Canada's
farm journal, in its issue of today publishes an exhaustive review of western
crop yields for thc past year gathered
from   correspondents  of  the  paper   in
Manitoba and the territories, who were
asked   to   furnish   reliable  information
as to the returns from this year's crop
and    the   conditions   during   the   past
season,  as  well   as   to   ascertain   the
amount of land in  readiness for next
year's  work.    Introducing  the  itports
tho Northwest Farmer says:    Striking
an average of the yields reported, we
obtain the following results. Manitoba—
Wheat 23.76 bushels to the acre, oats
44.44, barley 35.63, flax 13.60. Assinaboi—
Wheat 29.31 bushels, oats 56.69, barley
39.63,   flax   17.50.   Alberta—Wheat  30.29
bushels, oats 54.13,  barley .37.17.    Saskatchewan—Wheat  28.50   bushels,   oats
50.55, barley 38.33.   We think these averages  pretty   accurately   represent   the
actual crop returns for the divisions of
the country which they represent.    No
estimated yield for the crops in the territories has ever been before prepared
during the growing season by the territorial bureau of agriculture, but it is
interesting to compare thc figures obtained   from   our   correspondents   with
the August crop bulletin issued hy the
department of agriculture fer Manitoba.
That report gave estimates mads from
the standing crops as follows:    Wheat
24.28 bushels, oats 43.78 bushels, barley
33.08 bushels.   With the more actual information which threshing results havo
enabled  our  correspondents  to  gather
it will be seen that the average for tbe
wheat crop has been slightly lowered,
while  these  of  oats   and   barley havj
been raised.   It will be noticed that the
best yields as a rule arc reported from
the parts of Manitoba lying to the north,
a fact which may be moro or less due
to   the   much   greater    percentage   of
newer lands being brought into cultivation in these districts and which also
suggests that  perhaps   tho   productiveness of the land in what wo have all
along called our best wheat growing sections may be becoming impaired by too
close and too continuous cropping.   The
was asked if he had any statement to
make. He replied he had not. It is understood the subject of sending a contingent was under discussion and if
Great Britain wants one one will be
OTTAWA, Noveniber 20.—Final re-
tarns for Manitoba and the Northwest
Territories have been' received by the
census department. Manitoba's population is given as 254,303, or 7838 more
than the first bulletin. Territories population., 159,289, or 14,248 more than
the August bulletin.
WINDSOR, Ontario, November 20.—
John Hager, a Sandwich South farmer,
was nearly disembowled by a ferocious
while it was making a bed. The animal
knocked him down and ripped open a
cut in his abdomen which it required
13 stitches to close. Hager managed to
ic-gain his fet and beat the animal with
a club.
MONTREAL, November 20.—Ohara
Bayiies, a well known notary public,
was today acquitted in the courts of
king's bench on a charge of conspiracy.
The charge was based on cashing a
51500 check which had been stolen from
:i farmer. Tbe men who stele it aro
now in the pc nftentiary. Baynes had it
cashed for thera at the bank. Tho le-
fense wav. that he was drunk at tho
time and did not know what, he was doing. As he has since paid up the amount
fo the bunk his excuse was accepted by
the jury. Baynes' story is generally believed.
TORONTO, Nov., 20—Sir Charles
Tupper arrived here today. Ho will attend a meeting of the- Crown Life Insurance Company, of which he is president. Interviewed he said he believed
Canada ought tp wait until approached
by the Americans ontrcde matters.
Concerning tho sending of another contingent he said: "1 am eoiry there is
not a Canadian contingent standing
alongside of the Australians and New
Zeaianders to fight for the empire to
the end of the war. I hope the government will not only allow a contingent
to be raised, but will also organize and
equip it.
MONTREAL; November 20. —The
Star's London cable says: Dissap-
pointment is felt at lord Strathcona's
reported statement made at Queenstown yesterday that the fast Atlantic
line negotiations are yet in their infancy. Recent Canadian cablegrams give
another impression. Lord Strathcona
raid that Louisburg or Sydney would be
the besL available Canadian terminal.
He supposed one of them would be selected. Asked regarding the English terminal, the high commissioner said that
probably Liverpool via Queenstown
would be the route decided upon, but
he thought that would be left to the op-
lion of the contractor.
VIENNA, November 20.— Rumors
from Warsaw say that twenty Jews have
been killed in anti-Semite disturbances
at Olviopot.        . _ . _ _,^u .<$&$&&&
without"'warning*r*andw-\vlth" a^terrlble*
crash.  The  boiler of the  west bound
train is said to have exploded immedi- Z
ately after tbe crash, scalding to death' "
those of the engine crews who had not
been killed outright. A scene of awful,
confusion followed the crash". The massive engines piled up' in an indescribable mass of twisted and broken steel,
while  the  scal3in<?  steam   hung  in. a
dorse suffocating cloud ovpr the debris
from which tho agonizing cries ,of the"
injured and dyiig engine men could be
heard. The heavy composite and Pull-"-
man care jammed the baggage and dining cars upon the heated pile of debris,
carrying death to the diring car crews
ar.d  setting the  cars  afire.  From  thq
meager  details  of  thj  scene  gathered
from the passengers it is learned that
the sleeping cars, with one or two exceptions, suffered light damage and as
comparative immunity from injury.
At Santa Fe headquarters at Loa
Angeles it was stated that the blame-
had not teen definitely fixed, but from
all appearances it rests with the crew
of the westbound train. The west
bcunrt limited carried a full passenger,
list from eastern cities, but it appears
none wore injured. J
Particulars of the Capture, <->
MANILA, November 20.—Major L. W.
T. Waller of the marine corps haa
cabled rear admiral Rogers at Manila
a full and detailed account of the attack November Cth by the mon of his
command upon the rebel stronghold at
Sojoton, near Basley, Island of Samar.
Threo insurgent camps were destroyed,
forty bamboo cannon were captured
and much rice and other stores were'
destroyed. Tho rebel stronghold was almost impregnable. The trails leading
to it were lined with poisoned spears
sticking from rhe ground and were
filled with hidden pitfalls.
Boosevelt Sound on Exclusion Act,
WASHINGTON, November ,20.—Preso
ident Roosevelt in^hjs-'.rKess.'ige to congress will not only'recommend the re-
.enactment - of the Chinese Exclusion
Act, but will go farther and receoraend
that it be strengthened to increase its
efficiency. The pi esident gave this information today to representative Needham of California.. The president told
ether western callers today that ha
would call the attention of congress in
his message to the advisability of doing something to reclaim the great arid
regions of the west.
Offer Still Holds Good.
OTTAWA, November 20.—At today's
meeting of the cabinet there was somct
discussion on the meaning of the dispatch from the British war office, which
some   of the   ministers   interperted   as
showing doult on the part of the home
government  whether   or  not  Canada'3 -
offer of last spring held good. ; It was
decided to inform the British authorities that the offer had not lapsed .and!
that if a mounted contingent from Can- .
ada was desired it would be forthcora*
Ing.  :.fif.„ -■ ---(j ■'-.- -'-~^ s___S**=  &S2.  THE STELSON TRIBUNE, THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 21, 1901  hi'  15  i-i  k  Ivfo  fe  IK  wH     ���  IP-<   -'  IS*   7    ,  I* *'  W$r  V,,-    "  i-  W  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  CHRISTMAS GIFTS  ll-.ueiiispctliapi.il lillie c.irly to mention them, but overy l.idy"prefcrs  to give her fiiumN something of her own handiwork unci it is high timo to  hclcot and choose tlie iiccc".arj iimtciml. AVe have just received u very com-  l)lcto assortment of Bclding's celebrated stamped goo<ls, consisting ot  Pin Cushion Tops,  Embroidery Bags,  Bread Cloths,  Ptioto Frames,  Tray Clothes,  Button   Bags,  Sideboard Scarfs,  Laundry Bags,  Tea Cloths,  Shaving Cases,  D.-ilies,  Veil  Cases,  Centrepieces,  (in nil sizes)  Colored Denim  Cushion Tops,  Etc. Etc.  Etc.  -  A lovely iot cf articles in handworked Irish Linen to select from  Every shade of Embroidery Silks in Stock.  THE flPSOFSBAYCOIPANY  BAKER" STREET, NELSON, B.O.     ���  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  MORLEY  & LAIIVJG  -We desire,to inform  the .public that we  have taken over the  busiress of  *&&��&����&�����:*:�����* ^ *��=_*����%��*��!-����*  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  ~rZvr~^r^EETzSl7~&^C07ZZcORSER~OF  Baiter and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Tionvpr. Colorado.    ELECTBICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTJENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Hpu_-  ton Block, Nelson.       ' ' '      '  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P BURNS & CO.���BAKEJR STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.    GROCERIES.  K.UOT13NAX SUPPLY COMPANY, UM-  ited.���Vernon street. Nelson, wholesale  grocers. '_ m  JOHN" CHOLDITCH Ss. CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.   A. MACDONALD '& CO.���OOKNER OF  Front and "Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale,  grocers and jobbers ,in blankets, gloves,  mitts,- boots, rubbers, macklnaws and miners' ^ sundries.        "       '      ' ,  ' J. Y. GRIFFIN  & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson,   wholesale   dealers   in   provisions,.  _cured meats, butter and eggs. ,  LIQUORS--AND DRY  GOODS.  ,'^cv^BR,'^E^ro^r~&rcoZZZicosiNEis.l  Vernon   and    Josephine    streets,    Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods  Agents for Pabst Brewing Company-  of Milwaukee and,Calgary Brewing Com-,  'nany of Calgary. '  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS.  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  ~SE\vii_-(rT[iAcInNES^  for sale or rent at the Old Curiosity Shop.  F03 SALE. '  FOR SALE-3.30 IIEXS AND PULLETS;  also place to rent. Enquire Huny's Poultry  lUnch, Fmrview. ornddiess P.O. Box li03, Nelson.  ri FUR SALE���DINING ROOM OUTFIT AT  Imperial Hotol, -Nelson.  HELP WANTED.  ~VvQvNTjSd^LAI) Y COMPA^flONORBOARD-  er, for winter months; couifortablo homo. Ad-  dicss Box 79, Nelson.   '  SITUATIONS WANTED.  "^voS-u-'ed^^  rooms. Will go out to do housowork by thc  hour or day. Oidcrs left afc Tho Tribune office,  addiesscd to Mis. Curry, will "havo prompt  atlontion.  ���LOST. '  ^^o^t^uTSdlFIq  aiibii cung to name of "Buller." Reward for return to P. E. Wilbon, Victoria streot. ,  ��� ft  ��Jte Qfrttmne  THOMSON STATIONERY CO., LTD.  Which will in future be carried on under the style of  MORLEY & LAING-  We ask for the support of the residents  of Nelson and Kootenay country. Our  premises are being enlarged nnd improved to meet the ever growing trade of  the district.  The stock of Rooks, Office Supplies,  Stationery and Fancy Goods will be increased and offered at prices which will  maike it worth it your whilo to deal with  us.  urt-r. rw itf rftiifc.r iwm  jrt'*rt-iiin��>t��f��nl1.iN  _. \SS *rjfc' jfe 'urS ��i5 '���<& vis ''Sit ���'iS'j���� >5fr: J5fr :��S:.Sfc '��S ��S? z<w�� f��\ g; ^-<^'����� ^���&'0*'0*'^'0"'<2?.'0*'*0*'0*''*'*0*��,'&*  ^A'rt'^V0*'0**^'0*'0*'^'0*\0*'0**000'00* 00'00*0*'00    'J}    ^^^^���^���^�����^^^.^.^^^^^^^J^  MORLEY & LAING  Sncccssois to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd.  NELSON. B. O.  never for a day be allowed to imagine  that British Columbians are not in earnest on the question.  to  to  to  +*^***H-M-H-s��  ���H-H"H-M"H"H-*'  A. C EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.   :,  CHOP, HOUSE.   PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties^ supplied on shortest notice.  DRAYA'GE.  NOTICE TO  SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered by  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for the current  week.  *���  *i  *���  *<  *���  +'  **  *  *  + i  ***M-H~M"f*',H'-H'  -M-h-M-h-I-h-M-  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward street.  r~:        FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embfl liners. Day  'phono No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Noxt  new   postofflce   building,   Vernon   street,  Nelson.     ________   NOTICES' QF MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. 1. M.���  Regular meetings flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy. Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  ���A. 'id. meets second Wednesday in  each mouth. Sojourning brethren  Invited.  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.      "~  Daily by mail,  one month S   501  Daily by mail,  three months -.. 1 251  Daily by mail, six months  2 501  Daily  by mail,  one year  5 00  Semi-weekly by mail,  three months...     50/  Semi-weekly by mail, six months 100  Semi-weekly by mail,  one  year 2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display Advertisements run regularly  per  inch per  month ..$4 00  If run less than a month, per inch per  insertion      25  Classified Adi and Legal Notices! per  word for flrst Insertion       l  For   each   additional   insertion,   ner  word      ., j_2  Wholesale and Business DirectoryAda  (classifled). per line per month      50  -Notices-of-meetings-of-Fraternal-So^-���  cieties and Trades Unions, per line  per month  ,.,.     25  Address all letters���  THE   TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  E. V. Bodwell has announced his intention to enter .politics," not, that he  has not been a factor in politics for several years. But from this time on he  will devote attention to politics from  the standpoint of a politician seeking  office.' Four years ago Mr. Bodwell was  urged by his friends to make the declaration that he has now, made; but he  declined then for the reason that he  could not afford to quit his business in  order to look after the business interests of the people. Mr. Bodwell is a  Liberal in national politics, and as a  lawyer stands at the, head, of the bar  ir this province. He. has long been the  legal representative of the railway corporations that are antagonistic to the  Canadian Pacific, and he-has led the  forces that are now arrayed against  that company in .Victoria. He, announces  that he is no longer counsel for, any  laihvay corpci ation, and that if elected  to represent the city .of Victoria in the'  legislature and is afterwards 'in a "posi-  ���r r i ^  tion ,to lead a government that his  policy will be "a broad and "comprehensive one. It is not likely that even Mr.  Bodwell, able a man as he is, can all at,  once forget that he has been' opposed  to ceitain corporate inlerests and favorable to others; that would be too  much to expect. If he is backed up in  his aspirations for the" leadership of the'  Liberal party hy a united party, E V-  Bodwell will be a hard man to down,  and the leader of thc party who downs  him will needs be not only a man of,  ability, but a man-who will lead a party  that has a policy, and a broad and progressive one at that  (!> SPECIAL SALE FOR THIS WEEK ONLY OF LADIES' AND  CHILDREN'S FURS. ^  H\ ������*.-��� fc\  We will offer our complete stock of Furs at prices never before equalled in this city. ***  Ladies' Fur Capes, Collars, Muffs, Boas, Fur Lined Capes, Fur Ruffs, Persian Lamb Jackets,  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 /i\  been carefully selected from the large firm of J. Arthur Paquet of Quebec, the largest and one jl\  ik\   of ttie most reliable firms of fur manufacturers in Canada, we can safely recommend each and vL  "}   every garment sold iby us. "V  (f\ Children's Grey Lamb Collars, Caps, Muffs, Boas, and Coats. * (fi  ff\ Now is the time to make, selections for suitable "Xmas presents, during this special sale of furs. /|\  * ������ fa  to  to  to  to  m  ,�� 36 Bakep Street, Nelson. ������  ' toT* wL' l�� '^mx'^L'^m' IS '^n' ^S^^a* *S> ''mi' 'SL'tS!_''1g_. '*?��_"&?_'   \___t '^''^:^'fS'^'^'^'.^'-^'^'^'^'^'^'^lm&>~!'^  "V^i,*^:y'^,v,*^'ivi^,w;*K,'*^X'��P**1^*^' :tf| ��� 2*��� f^'fS^5^^5��� J5*"-��**-t^tjS>*^*>?��� 00-^*00-00^5^*  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.-  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  NKLSON ROYAL AllGU CIIAPTKK NO.  123, G. it. O Meets tluid Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Chas. U. Mills, '/,;  ThoB. J. Sims, _J. IS.  TRADES ^D LABOR  LTNIONS  MINERS' UNION, NO. 90, "VV. F. of M.���  Meets ln Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, overy  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  rmembers welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Ma-  i .line men $3.50, hammersmen $-1.25, muck-  utb, carmen, shoveiers, and other under-  F..ound laborers ts.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THB  .international Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets Arst and third Mondays  of each month ln Miners' Union Hall at-  8:80 sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  s��>cr6tary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.-  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Fape, president; A W. McFee, secretary.* ;'-���*...*���  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  ln Miners' Union Hall. C. J. Clayton,  president; Alex. B. Murray, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union Hall at,7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee. president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. 141,  W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall on second and laafc Tuesdays in every month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president: J. P. For-  restell, secretary . H. M. Forticr, flnancirl secretary.       '-*' .,,:   '    .  In the United States, the Chinese Exclusion Act, which  has been  ih  force  for nearly twenty years, expires hy limitation on .May nth of next year.    An  impression is gaining ground that the  fcig industrial trusts and great railway  corporations arc opposed to a re-enactment of tho law, in order that they may  be allowed to bring in Chinese to replace the uj&hlUed white labor that they  now employ.    Tho foices that are arrayed for the re enactment of the law  claim that the act has seived to keep  down  the number   of   Chinese   immigrants, and that if not renewed they will  flock   into  the   country   by   thousands.  It is also claimed that if the law is not  le-enacted nothing but disaster can result to   Califorr.ia   and   other   Pacific  Coast   states.     Thc   Eastern   presis   is  d:scussiug the question, and the working men and business men throughout  the great industrial states of Pennsylvania,   Ohio,  New  York,  Illinois,  Indiana, Massachusetts, and Michigan aro  actively arousing interest on the question.  The question  is also  considered  a live issue in Canada, and more particularly   in   British   Columbia,   vrhem  there arc a large number of Chinese and.  Japanese,  the latter brought in under  contract to force Indian and white fishermen to wcrk for wages much lower  than they had previously been getting.  No party shoud succeed in British Columbia that is not in favor of the restriction of both Chinese and Japanese  immigration.   The adoption by the legislature   of  perfunctory  resolutions   in  favor  of restriction  is  worthless,  and  the passage of drastic restriction laws  PLASTERERS* UNION meets EVER* *ay be deflective; but, all the same.  -Monday evening in the EUlot Block, at 8 J those that have the authority lo re-  T^^S^Yq/i^^1' ^"^ Jrfrict this class of Immigration must J  Assaulting the editor of The Tribune  will not cause The Tribune to change its'  opinions   of  either   men   or  measures.  For, three years-the editor of The Trib  "une haa, beeti maliciously slandered in,  a newspaper controlled by one element >  in ��� Nelson.    Finding that method   did  not change the course of The Tribune,  brute force is to be substituted.  That  will be equally ineffective. Whilst -the  editor of The Tribune did  not resort  to slander when slandered, it does .not  mean that he will not do his utmost .to  piotect himself from assault-   He may  not alwavs be victor in such  battles;  but he will always bo foun.d doing his  best  In referring to the question of redistribution, the Vancouver Province concedes that the citiea of Rossland and  Nelson should each have a member..It  also concedes that the Boundary country should have a member. As that portion of the Boundary, country which, is  now in the Rossland riding ,has 7000  people, the Province is extremely liberal���for a Coast newspaper.  lhe Chinese Exclusion Act*  In the course of an ingenious if no;  ingenuous argument in favor of the removal of all restrictions to the immigration of Chinese laborers, Yo How,  the Chinese consul-general at San  'Francisco, says;  ' "I shall concede that the Chinese do  ���in a sense work more cheaply than the  .whites; that they live more cheaply;  that they send their money out of the  countiy to China; that most of ;hem  'have no intention of remaining in the  United States; * " * *that they do not  adopt American manners, but live in  colonies, and not after the American  fashion." ' ���  This is 'an admission of almost every  objection made by American ��� working-  men to   'Chinese   immigration.     It   is  more; it is a statement bf some of the  chief  reasous   for  the  anxiety  of  the  allied   trusts   to   prevent  re-enactment  of the Greary law, which expires next  May.     Corporations    employing   large  numbers of laborers���the railroads and  the Coal  Trust���want men who work  more .cheaply..than" whites, who'do not-  live, a,ftcr : the American -fashion, who  haye none. of tlio aspirations of American citizens, men whose needs are* few  and sinipld and- who are content with  conditions   against   whicli   white   men  would- revolt. China is an inexhaustible  reservoir' of cheap labor.   Through the  Six   Chinese   Companies   of   Califbraia  that reservoir may be drawn upon for  any number of human machines to be  used for a stated term   and   then   returned in exchange for a fresh lot.   The  coolie   is   not '��� a  voluntary  immigra-.it,  seeking a home and freedom in a new  land.   He leaves China under contract/  and he serves 11b term as a contract  '     ���    ���' J'. ''I. '    x.      '.'   *.   ' -*.-|:l       ;    i.      ���.��       .      -,:!���:.��;  slave wherever his  company sells his  labor, and returns to China at the expiration  of his time,     rvnile here  he  lives cheaply and -sends   his   savings  home.    Sipce   .1868    Chinese , laborers,  ,have sent from this country to China  more, than * $400,000,000 in  gold. " How,  much   more ^the'Six   Companies   have  ac-sorbed is'^not known.    The Chinese  who come, here under- contract do; not  .waritto' become, citizens of the republic,,  .and it is impossible for them to adjust'  themselves to1 a civilization whicli is the'  antithesis of .tlieir 'own., ^ They -bring no  fadilios.j make, no, homes,' acquire  no'  -injterests "in   the   country.    They   are'  ^simply   so"' many ,clieap   woiking  machines ^offered  for  rent  in  cargo'lots'  Jto/American", corporations^ -with  guar-;  .antee'otVeplaeement'at" no additional,  expense' wlien ^worn out.���North Amer-;  ican/ '      '" Z" ","  * -   -        ���* ��� . *  ./Making Figuers Interesting  ,   Any, man, who ,adds no .our^ stock of'  picturesque comparisons,   whereby -th-3  'deadiy dullness cf mere figures is relived, makes   us.his   debtor.  'Thus   a  [writer in Ainsle'e's Magazine illuminates  "the subject of our great crops, by telling1  us that "our largest arathering of wheat:-  (1898)'would have'made, if piled oii,th9;  plain'of Gizeh, nine pyramids bf Cheops;"  that Texas alone '-grows' more .cotton|  than any'foreign country, and th'atcot-;  ton is grown in' sixteen states and ter-;  ritories ^h'c'sides;  that all  the farms of:  ^France, Germany, Austria, Italy and the'  ���British Isles combined do not. equarth'e'  ;acreage''of our  American   farms;   that-  from these farms more1 than1 hall thei  value ofr our   total   yearly   exports, is1  sent abroad;    that our cotton crop,is'  now worth almost as much as our wheat  crop^which averages $350,000,000 ayear,  and that while two-thirds'of'its'ten million bales is sold abroad, the third that  stays at home is now divided between!  the mills of the southern and > New Eng-!  land' states  in the  proportion - of two*  pounds to the former and'three pound3  ofythe-latter���with-the_southern~mills  steadily gaining.    These arc good examples of the fine art of. stating facts  of, large  interest without using. many  figures.,  It was his mastery of this ar:  that caused Gladstone, when' chancellor  of,the exchequer, to,be called "the only  man who ever made a budget speech interesting."���New ��� York World.  , Will. Be Tried in London.  LONDON, November'- 20.���When   Dr.  Krause, tho former governor of Johannesburg, who   was arrested   September  2nd on the charge of high, treason and  inciting to murder, was brought up on  remand at Bow   street   today   for   the  thirteenth time, the treasury r^presun-  tatives created some' excitement by announcing that they withdrew the appli-'  cation for the prisoner's  extradition  to  'South Africa and wanted   Dr.   Krause  committed to the   Old   Bailey   on   the  (charges of high treason, and incitement  ���to murder.  The treasury officials  consider'there is ample justification to trv'  ���Dr. Krause here on the charge of inciting   Dr.  'Cornelius    Broeckman.    tho  ,fcrmer- public prosecutor bf Johannesburg, whp was executed September 30th,  to murder Douglas Fester, an English  lawyer attached ,'to lord Roberts'' staff,  who was very active against the Boers.  '_        A Conference of Governors.  MINNEAPOLIS, November ,20.���The  following tUitement was* given out from  governor Vansant's office today: "Owing  to thd great interest of the people of the  states west-of us, and the great'desire  to ,see ,the attempt to consolidate tbe  Great :Nqrthern: and the-Northern- Pacific -lines resisted, < governor " Vansant  has- concluded�� to invite the governors  of. ,the states; having anti-consolidation  laws ^similar to. those of Minnesota to  join-in an effortto-fight the great railway trust. It is understood��� that- a con-'  ference of. the governors is to be planned to consider the best method of-  fighting, thb Northern . Securities Company propositions' in the courts.and by  new legislation if necessary.'.'  dfUAVtS MUtts Sm^ 6(HnJiii�� KnS  frfiUt -iUiH^jHLf&i  ^ttyife  J.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 26...  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:   Two Doors West C. P. R. Office  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  ��* ��5K?^8t le��je.ived 3,000,0 feet of logx from Idaho, and we aro prepared to cub the largest hill!  S5..l?.lJ��lanL<?1*me?alJln8?:cloriKthE'' Estimates given at any time. Tbolarprosb stock of sash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  . QFPTOK AND YARDSj - CORNER HALL. AND FRONT STKEKT8.  ONE WEEK ONLY  A FANCY CUP   AND   SAUCER  WILL.  BE  GIVEN AWAY  With one pound of NO. 1 COFFEE for 50 CENTS CASH.  rpmirTrrTTTTTITTTITTYTTTTritTTTTTTTTVTVTTTVTTTyT....  THEO MADSON  MAKUIWCTURER Of  TENTS AND AWNINGS  NBLSON,  B.C. ,-  P. O. Box 70  x��!3xxxxxxxzixxixx2cixxxxxi:axxrr  NOTICE  The undersigned lias resumed proprietorship of the blacksmith business  formerly carried on by. me and lately  carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the premises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street. All accounts due R- B. Reiley  are payable to me-  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nelson. B. C, October 15th, 1901.  OV    COURSE    TOTJ    WANT    TnE     BEST-  THEN   GO   TO  ARTHUR    GEE  In Tremont Block.   He will suit you.  Largo stock of imported season's goods.  ***  %  T��  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  m  OUirWINDOW  Hunter   &  Go.  Watch our advertisement next week.  SHAMROCK   II  Did   not win  the  yacht   race,  but  *S TEAS ARE SURE WINNERS  WE HAVE THEM  Red Labial Ceylon; 60c 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.  %  m  w  w  NOTICK is horeby given that tho Offlco of tho  Mining liccordor for thc Goat River Mining  Division will bn transferred from Kuskonook u>  Creston on tho 5th day of November, instant.   JTDrPKENTICK,   Aoting Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Olllco,  1st November, 1901.5  OEETIFIOATE   OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICK.���Imo minoral claim, situate in Iho  Nolson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.        *  Whore located: .On the cast slope of Wild  Jforso Mountain, about ono mile southwest of  tho Eliso.  TAKK NOTICE-that I. N. F. Townsend. acting as agont for Edward Baillio, free minor's ccr-  tillcato No. nSOMIS,"'intend, sixty days from tho  dale hereof, to apply to the Minug Recorder for  u Certificate of Improvements, for tho* purposo  of obtaining a Crown Grant of tlio abovo claim.  And further take notice that action, under (.-cotton 37, must bo commenced beforo tho issuanco  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2(ith day of August, A.D. 1901.  N. F. TOWNSKND.  OEETIFIOATE  OF  IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���Vermont minoral claim, situato in  tho Nolson Mining Division of Wost Kootenay  District.  Whero located: On tho wost fork of Hover  Creok, three and one-half miles south of Kootonay River.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend, acting as agont for Albert L. Vollcr, B55789; Herman  L. Keller, H5.5788; and Frederick S. Algiors, *ui2Go7,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to tho Mining Recorder for a Certificate' of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of tho above claim.  And furthor take notice that action, under section 37, must he commenced beforo the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. 1901.  *    N. F. TOWNSEND..  Telephone 134.  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  _   iB'  Skated to Their Death.  ��� DULUTH, Minnessotay Novembar 20.  ���Miss, Beller Woods, aged 25, Charle3  P. Yallencjr,. aged 26, and Stanley Me  Leod, aged 24, skated into an air hole  iri the StLouis bay last night and vrern  drowned. The three were skating together and did'not see the hole until  too late. The bodies have hot yet been  recovered.  Cannot Consider the Appeal.  THE HAGUE, November 20.���The administrative council for the court of arbitration'decided today that, it was incompetent to consider the Boer appealJnot great  for intervention  in the war-  Africa.  In   South  Will Eaise Money at Home.  BERLIN, November 20.���-It is authentically announced that the' North German Lloyd Steamship Comi >any does not  intend to raise a loan in.' the United  States, and tliat it considei -s the German  market amply able to sujjply its financial needs, which at pre pent time are  -i        k...      .   .    .  NOTIOE OF SALE.  In tho Supreme Court of British Columbia. Between the Bank of Montreal, plaintiil's, and  tho Noonday-Curley Minos, Limited, non-personal liability, defendants.  Pursuant to an ordor of His Honor J. A. Forin,  local judge, in chambers made in thc abovo  action on tho 4lh day of Noveniber, A.D. 1901,  thero will bo offered for sale with tho approbation of thc District Registrar at Nolson by  Charles A, Waterman, esq., auctioneer, at tho  Court Houso, Nolson, B.C., on Tuesday, the 3rd  day of December, A.D. 1001, at tho hour of 11  o'clock in the forenoon the undivided quarter (1)  part, share or interest of tho defendant Company  an the "Noonday" and "Curley" mineral claims,  being lots. 1S33 and 13IM ,group ono (1), Kootenay  District of British Columbia, situato near tho  Town of Silverton, on Slocan Lake, for tho purpose of satisfying the plaintiff's judgment in this  action for tho sum of ?��G0.08 and costs taxed at  .-��1S.M.  Thc highest bidder siiall ho thc purchaser.  Thc purchaser will bo required to make payment)  in cash at Uie closo of tlie sale. Thc purchaser"  ���will also be required to satisfy himself as to the  defendant Company's titlo. * urthcr particulars  -niay ho obtained from the plaintiff's solicitors or  from tho auctioneer.  Datod November llth. 1901.  E. T. H. SIMPKINS,  Jilliot & Lennie, District Ilcgistraiv  Plaintiffs Solicitors. THE -KELSON TRIBUNE, TttTJKSDAY MQSKItfG, NOVEMBEB 21/ 1901  ptavf;*fr^gaMwM����**  mmkUKImm  BAHi OP I0NIHEAL  CAPITAL, all paid W-��$I2,000,OOO.oo  cngip    7,000,000.00  UHO&viDBS PROFITS       427.180.80  Lord Strathoonaand Mouub Royal�����*��**����  Hon. Cooriro A. Druuimoud ......Vico-Ijr*>!��  B.S Clorslou General Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootonay Sljroots.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches In London (England) NswYons,  Chioaoo, and aU tho prinoipal cities in Canada.  Buy and soil Sterling Kxobango and Cable  ^rantTcommorolal  and  Travelers'  Credits,'  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued. Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  OUBBBNT KATB OF INTEREST PAID.  ARE TOO FOND OF SPORT  To Fight Inglorious Battles.  Among the cheerful phenomena of thc-  day, the British officer has attained a  conspicuous place. While gloom "oppresses the patient British taxpayer as  he computes the cost of conquest, the  gallant "ov'fcer man" at the front is not  disturbed. He is a prisoner of hope, condemned to fight inglorious battles for  his country seven thousand miles from  the comforts of home, and he does that  I? with a proper ^enthusiasm; but he also-  snatches recreation in tho intervals of  warfare, and his enthusiasm in this  pursuit is even greater.  It must be admitted that in the Britisher tho sportsman's instinct is'highly  developed, and with excellent effect upou his character as a man and a soldier. But when Jie persists in playing  golf in the enemy's country ho becomes  more than Type: he is a Text. And un-  approciative ciV.'ilans preach upon him.  as thus:  "Tho fact of the case is that most  of our officers are fonder of golf and  cricket than duty. Only last week two  Boers went'to one of our outposts near  hero, right between two blockhouses,  and left their worn-out horses and took  cur fresh ones without any of the.picket, knowing about it And again, some  officers wore playing golf, and they were  told the enemy wero around. They finished thoir game, and then gave orders  to fall in; but meanwhile brother Boer  had exchanged their, horses and all got  away, our men not being able to follow  on the Boer horses. -This is the kind of  thing that is keeping th<- war on."���  h From a letter from South Africa to the  St. James Gazette.  "Our garrison towns represent a state  of things utterly opposed to the idea of  a vigorous prosecution of the war. Numerous officers in Dossession of staff billets  are snugly ensconcing themselves in  comfortable bungalos, obtaining 'lodging' instead of 'field' allowance, and  drawing ration allowance. In fact, the  liberal allowances to officers > in South  Africa seems to counterbalance then-  desire for the "end of the war.  "Sport is all very well in its way, but  V.n active service the care of golf links  and tennis courts should not exercise  officer's" ability and attention, Avhile the.,  thousands of polo and racing ponies kept  by officers throughout South Africa (fed  on government rations) might profitably  he used to argument the parsimonious  supply of remounts to tho mobile columns."���From a letter from South Africa to the London Spectator.  Here is hilarious contrast���the London populace parading through the  , streets from time to time, roaring "Rule  Britannia; Britons never, never, never  shall be slaves!" and tho officers at the  front pursuing golf balls over the windswept veldt while inconsiderate Boers  round up their horses.    ���  An orderly rides furiously acrors the  plain to his commanding officer, who in  leading an attack on the north hole;  fl ings himself from- his   horse, and  breathlessly reports that the Boers are  raiding the camp, whereupon captain  the honorable Algernon Pitzmaurice;  leaning on his niblick, regards him cold-  Jv through his glass, and replies: .  * ''Very good, my man. My compliment  to the lieutenant, and say I expect to  hole out. in threo and will be with him  jn a half-hour. And tell him to keep  the Boer men off the links."  Awav goes the orderly in a cloud of  dust, and captain the honorable Algernon Fitzmaurice, poising his brassie,  prepares to drive across tho watercourse' hazard. If any one thinks this  end picture is overdrawn he is respectfully referred   to   thc   letters   printed  above. ',.'.'  I had the pleasure of observing an instance of the British officers' ineradicable passion for sport. Pretoria was taken, it will lie remembered, after a  steady advance" from Bloemfontein���  with something like fifty engagements  in fifty-six days���and the iorces sat  down to rest. The Boers withdrew to  the northward and eastward, but remained a constant threat to the outposts  of the town.  Within a week the officers had arranged to hold a steeplechase, and the  men were sent to the fiat valley on the  west of.the town to lay out the course  Ditches were dug, walls erected and  water jumps built. , On the appointed  day field marshal lord Roberts, with his  glittering staff���the "House of Lords'-  ���rode out to the field, followed by nearly every officer in the entire force.  There wero about seventy-five entries  for the steeplechase, and as they swept  j>round.,lhe>i*fcree-Tiiile course, spreading  cut in the open and closing into thundering masses at the jumps, every  thought of war was forgotten in the  thrill of the sport. Quite a number of  the men became croppers���an officer of  the Bsngal Lancers broke his collar-  hone and several ribs���and altogether  ,'*' it was a very pleasant affair.  A dav or two later word was received  c that a whole battalion���of the Scots  I Greys, I think���had been rounded up and  raptured by tho Boers within fifteen  , miles of t.he town. This incident created  i' not tiuite so much general- interest as  the steeplechase.  Far  be it  from  mc  to  persume  to  oast  aspersions  upon  the British  officer.   He is a gentleman of the most engaging    personality ��� brave,    generous  joad willing to   light   while   there   is  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  with wmen is amalgamated  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      -     -     -     $8 000,000  Reserve Fund,       ...     -  $2,000,000  ACGREGATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B  E. Walker,  General Manager  London Offlee, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York  Offlee, 16   Bacchante   Place.  and (56 Branches in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  throe per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nolson Branch.  breath in him for the honor of his country and his regiment. But the most  humble observer is privileged to remark that the Boers cannot be whipped  by golf clubs nor patted into submission with tennis rackets.  Anomalies of the Isle of Man.  The news that Uall Caine has been  elected a key by an overwhelming majority brings to mind a curious anomaly  existing iu the Isle of Man. This httl*  islpjid, which measures only thirty-five  miles by twelve, is a remarkable survival of feudal days in the very center  of tho British. Isles. Situated in the  middle of the Irish Channel, nearly equidistant from England, Ireland and Scotland, tho Isle of Man has a separate existence and is itself a little kingdom  whose ruler is the ruler of Great Britain. When tlie ordinary Englishman is  asked what this isle is famous for he will  invariably answer its cats, which have  no tails. As a matter of fact, there is  an indigenous breed of cats without  tails, and this unfortunate circumstance  has caused the little island to h? regarded in a humorous light which its  history and its traditions ill deserve.  The government of the island was, up  till 1S66, more or less of an oligarchy.  Thero aro three estates, ihe 'governor,  the council and the house of keys or  parliament, which together constitute  what is known as the court of tynwald.  The council consists of the bishop of  Sodor and Man, the attorney-general,  the receiver-general, the two deemsters  or chief inatices, made familiar to the  public by Hall Caine's writings; the  clerk ofthe rolls, wator bailiff, archdeacon, and two vicars general. There are  twenty-four keys, and up to 18G6 they  held office by a unique method of filling  up vacancies by the self-election of  others. In 1S6U, when the second reform agii ation was sweeping through  Great Britain, this was changed. Hitherto, on the death of a "key," r-vo nominations wero made, ot whom the governor selected one for the filling of the  vacant post. Henceforward the house  of keys consented to become representative, and thoy are now elected for the  period of seven years. Hall Caine's el-  ectio;: by a sweeping majority on a  more or less socialistic platform shows  that tho doctrines of reform hold wide  sway in the little island, and when a  popular novelist becomes a politician  outsiders may look for an interesting  denoument.  Not the least interesting feature of  the Isle of Man, is The fact that is has  its own birh'op, the bishop of Sodoi and  Man, who has a seat in the house -.f  lords, without the priviledge cf a vote  however. The establishment of this  bishopric is lost in the mists oi' antiquity. It is surposed to havp boen established" by Pope Gregory iv. in tne  ninth century. The name "Sodor" is  of forgotten derivation, though, it is  supposed to mark the period when the  Hebrides were in the possession of the  Norsemen and divided Nordor into Sodor, or north or south.  The Manx language, which is similar  to the Gaelic,, is used and the people  . till-pursue-tlieii-primitive-wayrtouched-  superficiallv by (he doctrines of modern time, but little changed from thc  days when tho Stanleys held sway lr.  their kingdom.  A Mexican Croesus.  In less than a year's time Pedro Alvarado has risen from a penniless peon  to a multi-millionaire. Quite naturally,  therefore, he is the sensation of Mexico.  Everybody in that vicinity remembers  the sombreroed laborer who not many  months ago-lived in a shack in the  mining town of Parral. And it is not  surprising that everybody's eyes should  open particularly wide when there  passes by Alvarado, the owner of a  mine of magical richness, the most  prosperous and the luckiest man in  Mexico, the lavish spender of a monthly income of ?200,000. Alvarado believes  that the significance of money lies in  its purchasing capacity. So his chief  concern at present is the spending of  his income. And this, although he has  had but a fpw months practice, he is  accomplishing royally. Certain of the  man's eccentricities have been related  by Thomas Welch, an, American mining man, who has just returned from  Mexico. The interest of every man,  woman and child in Parral, says Mr.  Welch, seems to be centered in Alvarado. Since last November his net profits  from his mine, which is named the  Falmillo, havo aggregated ?1,500,000,  and prior to that time he had taken out  about $500,000 worth of ore. He will  not put his money in bank but keeps  it at his home, where it is constantly  guarded by a large force of armed men.  He has from $200,000 to $300,000 on his  person when he goes out, and an armed  guard of eight men always accompanies  him. The members of this guard are  di'essed in fantastic Mexican costume,  and Alvarado is always attired in the  height of fashion. He pays a Mexican  tailor a high price to keep him clothed  properly.  A few days ago a traveling jeweler  nnd diamond peddler struck Parral with  his wares. He attracted the attention  of Alvarado, who with his armed  guard, happened to be passing and was  asked how much he would take for his  whole outfit. The peddler replied that  he would sell out for $15,000. Without  IMPERIAL BANK  OIE1    O^-JST-A-IDjA.  Capital (paid up)   ���   $2,600,000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,850,000  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  BriLisli Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND President.  U. R. WILKIE .-...Uenoral Managor.  E. HAY Inspector.  NELSON  BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  interest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all parts of Canada,  United States and Europe..  Special attention given to collections.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  any quibbling over the exorbitant price  asked, Alvarado drew out the money  and came into possession of the cheap  watches and fake diamonds. The man  seemed as pleased as a boy with a new  toy over- the trade he had made. A  short time before this Alvarado purchased three pianos of the most costly  make. The instruments will go to ornament the palace which he is building for  his permanent home. This building will  be the finest' private residence in Mex-;  ico. No expense is being spared in its  construction. It is estimated that it  will cost not less than $500,000, and for  that distant part'of Mexico, where adobe  buildings are the rule, it will be considered wonderful On the pretext of furnishing it -he has purchased scores of  useless articles, and simply, buys them*  for the pleasure they can give him for  the moment.  With all his reckless expenditure of  his wealth he'is displaying a philanthropic spirit. He has not forgotten the  peons with whom only a short time  ago he was closely associated. He has  undertaken the construction of a large  charity hospital for the poor of Parral. This hospital will be equipped with  all modern appliances for such institutions. .  An Englishman's Opinion.  I met a very smart intelligence officer the other day, and he said the war  could not be finished for a year yet, as  it was-such a difficult war, the country  so large, and tho kopjes so impregnable,  etc. Indeed, if for kopje you write a  bare, easy hill, for kloof a bare glen, for  krantz an easy cliff, and get rid of all  the jargon of drifts and poorts (which  are fords and, ferries) and dongas and  sluits (which are simply ravines which  a child should <?ee), you will see that  the .men have been stagc&truck with  their words, which mean nothing. If  our men got rid of their wagons and  tcok to the hills like the Boers, tbey  would come across them easy enough.  An old Boer said to me once that, if two  men go after one another and one never  gets on a road and tho other never  Ieaves.it, they arc not, likely to'meet"  unless by chance in a fog'they knock  against each other. ,The only chance  of our finishing thc war in a reasonr-bla  time is for the press to insist on true  information from the front. Many of  the best officers I have seen are eager  for full information and a state of war,  instead of our nursing the Boer women'  and children and the Boers nursing our  prisoners, They all say if no mercy  were shown on either side the war  would soon end. We feed their wives,  and they feed and soothe all our men  who hand them over their guns and  horses, and    so   thc    war    drags   on.  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD"  We Wish to State  To repeat, to reiterate, call  your attention to, and convince you that we are giving the best value in  watches of any house in  Kootenay and also that we  do repairing as cheaply, as  prompt'y, and as satisfactory as any other fi-m.  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelera.  BAKER STRKKT NKLSON  IF BROWN SAID SO IT'S RIGHT  Porto Rico Lumber Oo.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  Stock.  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  9\  9}  9\  m  9}  ��� *0' 0*' 00' **0* &i ���*5sr��  MORE LIGHT ON AN" IMPORTANT SUBJECT.  DID YOU KNOW  Mail order receive our prompt  and careful 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  quality, and prices as reasonable as in the  East. Send in your orders. We sell wholesale I  or retail, and want your money, for which you  will get the latest up-to-date goods.  JACOB DOVER, The Jeweler  C. P. R. Time Inspector  NELSON, B. C.  Our Jewelry, Watchmaking and  Engraving   departments   have  r,o  equal   in  B. C.   All  work  | guaranteed.  >^.^*-*3??^;;5r'^?-3r*'3r* ���ST'-S^-^^-^^v-v-s       ���"?''��� ^-^'*000'�����00i��00���>^������ 00i��<___0~*z^^S?^gi^5?s^i^^S��^^^j^"&'  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  F���:l  Porto Rico Lumber Go.Ltcf.  Wherever you go -you" see slackness,  slackness, slackness,, and the military  make "up for it hy. being terrihly severe  with civilians and friends about passes,  etc. They commandeer the horses of  loyalists,- and play polo on them or let  their wives ride them, until the loyalists  are getting. into sympathy with the  Doers, and poor old England's n&me is  heing dragged through ihe dust. I know  this is a jeiemaid from heginning to  end, but really I have not met a cheerful man since I left Cape Town.���London Letter. *  Bank Failure in Tacoma.  .TACOMA, November 19.���The Metropolitan bank failed today as the result  of a run which started over a1 misunderstanding with regard to a suit filed  against a bank of a similar name. The  deposits amount to $500,000. Dwight  Phelps was subsequently appointed receiver.  . Chinese Bandits Captured.  PEKIN, November. 19.���Fifty Chinese  soldiers surprised 150 bandits close to"  Pekin last night and killed 12 of them-  and  captured  16.   The  prisoners  have  neen brought here.for decapitation.  if************************  f H. H. PLAYFORD & CO.1  madden block  [nelson./  Mi  Mi  Mi  ty  <!��  ty  ty  ty  ?TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR 5  <����  i��  ty  ty  <����  $ P.O. Box 637.  MERCHANTS.  .'Telephone 117. ��  ty g  **************************  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  ICootonay Slreet, next door to Oddfellows' Ilall  P. 0. Box GS3 NELSON, B.C.  HOTEL  BAKER   STKEET,   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air,  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Imperial Hotel, Nelsoq  (Formerly known ns llio Silver King)  This hotel, in tho central part of tho city, has  been entirely renovated and improved.  Tho commodious bar is supplied with all tho  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  under thc porsonal management of Mr. J. O.  Nuisinith.  The dining room and restaurant arc conducted  on thc l_urop_un plan, and these and tho hotel  accommodation are under tho management of  Mrs. Gorman, whoso large experience is a guarantee of tho comforts of thc hotel.  IHjadden House  Baker and "Ward  Streets, Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelson that Has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomo ar<�� well furnished and  lighted by electricity.   -  The bar Is alwaya fltoc__ea Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   EOSSLATO.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house In town. House and furniture new  and first class in every respect. Lighted  by. gas. Room and hoard ?5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNOTIOH HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Majxaeer.  Bar stocked with best brands ot wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First clas�� tabte board.  i  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST,, NELS Ofi, 8. C. TELEPHONE flO, 219. , P. 0. BOX 688.  r- *  IPRBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LlfVlE   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  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and ooast.  Flooring   . " .  local and ooast.  Newel Posts  ��� Stair Bail   :  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.    -  1W WHAT TOU -WAST IB NOT IW STOCK   '  Wl WH_C XAKX IT *TOB TOD - ���  OAIiL AMD am? PRICES,   - i-  OFFICE:    BAKERISTI{EET WEST, fiEISOff, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. S19.    P. 0. BOX 688.  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  TREMONT HOUSE  ��321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NKLSON  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated py Steam 25 Cents to $1  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  h%elson,ab. o. Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelaon,  Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, New  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Ciby, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  �����bcs?BEE? E. C. TRAVES, Manager  '"' *( RDERSIBY MAILI RECEIVE PROMPT ATJENTIO  J. A. Sayward  hai,l awd i___�� BT-uerM, tntuum . -  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agonts for Hard and Sofb Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Lime Sc ManuJ  lacturing Company. Qeneral commorcial agents  and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery.  telephone U7.   Office 184 Salter St.  CORPORATION OFTljE CITYOF NELSON  Notice to Municipal Voters.  NOTICIt, is horoby given that under tlio provisions of tlie "Municipal Elections Act" thc following arc entitled to voto for mayor and aldermen at tlio City Municipal Klcction, viz:  Any male or female, being a British subject of  tlie full ago of twenty-one years, who has paid  on or before the flrst day of November all municipal rates, taxes, assessments, and licenco fees  payable by him or her, and  " Who is the assessed owner of lands, or of  " improvements, or theasscssed occupier ol lands  " within tlie municipality, or  " Who isaresident of and carries on business  "und is tho holder of u trades licence in tho  " municipality, or  " Who is a householder within tho munici-  " polity."    .  Householders aro required on or beforo tho  first day of December to enter with tho undcr-  _signcd_ilieir-namcs, as a-vulerrand dellvor"ttt"th"o"  samo time a statutory declaration in the form  provided by the statute.  J. K. STRACHAN, City Clerk.  Nolson, B.C., October 18th, 1SXI1.  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-0WNEB.  To John J. McAadrews or to any persoa  or persons to whom he may have transferred his interest ln thc 13lack Diamond  mineral claim,  situato on the north side  of  Bear  creek,   about  threo  miles  from  the town of Ymir, lying south of and ad-  Joining the Kvennig Star mineral claim.  Nelson mining division of West Kootenuy  district,   and  recorded  in  tho  recorder's  ofllce for tlio Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that  I  have  expended  two  hundred  and  twelve    dollars    and     twenty-flvo     cents  ($212.25)   in  labor and  improvements  upon  thc above mentioned mineral claim ln order  to hold said mineral claim under tho provisions of tho Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from the dato of this notice  you fall or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising, your interests in  tho said claims will become tho property  of tho subscriber under section 4 of an act  entitled,   "An  Act  to  Amend  tho Mineral  Act, 1900.' JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this llth day of September. 1901.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  Ili.s Honor the Lieutenant-Governor in Council  bus been pleased to make the following appointment:  llth November, 1901.  Thomas Alfred Mills, of the City of Nelson,  Esquire, to be���  Deputy District Registrar of thc Nelson Registry of the Supreme Court, and  Deputy Registrar of tho County Court of Kootenay, holden nt NcKon.  Such appoint in cuts to take effect on tho 1st dayof December, 1901.   - -  -   -        ���       - ��� -     ���'      ���    ������ ���     m  ASSIGNEE'S SALE.  Tenders are invited for the purchaso of tho  slock in trade of Theo. Madson, of Nelson, B. C.  consisting of clothing, boots and shoes, men's  furnishings, and chattels, nnd a tent and awning  factory, with canvas, tout liardwaro and sewing  machines, etc.  Tendors may bo for thc whole of tho stock iu  trade or for any part I hereof. Tenders may bo  for cash or on terms. Tendors to bo in writing  and addressed to the undersigned on or beforo  Monday, tho 25th day of Novombor, 1901, at 13  o'clock noon.  Dated at>Nelson, B.C., this 15th day of Novom]  ber, 1901. PERCY CRIDDLE,  Assignee estato Theo. Madson,  Macdonald & Johnson,  Solicitors for Assignee.  OLD PAPERS S^IsP  TRIBUNE BINDERY DEPARTMENT  Vancouver Loc al New  7'iy!;|  ' ;���" ��� *.fii  r    ~y\f4  ----il  -/,. '��� ,'%}  Z "'"^r  --' ��***%  '���"*-'       + .':''i  �����"'*ii  ~-/>Jr  ,- "'��1  yM  ���:m  -' ���'.'-;*5e=j|  '     '-t-rli.--. rf I  ��� ~-~ .*.-**,'-.ir-  **.    . - iV- L  -,, .     '/;&���  -   i Ji'l  ." **�������  *      '^1  ���.."jtSri  .     w*vJ  "    *0i\\  ��� J'".-��  -; >"*|  ��� w-Sl  ' -~;   -i"J  ,... ^.. i  ���~'&l   ~_7__._SZ  ���;,?���  -SI iHE KELSON  TRIBUNE,  THURSDAY   MORNING,  NOVEMBER  21, 1901  i- *  !;-->���  If:  I ti,  ^&-ssfee6 6e*S68��'����s8��*feTS��e^��-'eee����^��e�����^e^sMeew^jk  w  Vtl  Mi  Mi  ia  \S  Ui  0/  Mi  ttj  v!/  u/  Mi  tn  Mi  m  Mi  tH  Mi  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  v.  \ii  Mi  Mi  tii  Mi  tli  \'j  Reduced to one dollar per bottle.  Six bottles for $5.00.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  ��**����� ���*** *** ****************** ���*���******���*���*���**���*���*���**���***���**'*���*'*���****  <����  ft  f.  w  ty  ty  w  ty  ty  ft  ft  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  *��  ��  W  !����  (P  !����  BAILWAY-TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  5 U. 1U.  Daily.  LEAVE  0:10 p. m.  Daily  6:10 p.m.  Daily  S a. in.  8 a. in.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Moyio,  Cranbrook, Marysville, 1'ort  Steele, Elko, Fernie, Michel,  Ulniriiioro, Frank, Macleod,  Lethbridge, Winnipeg, and  ���   all Eastern points.  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Uevcl.it okc, and all points cast  and west on C. P.U. main line.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson. Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  ARRIVE  4 p. in.  Daily.  ARRIVE  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a.in.  Having added to my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  Baker Street  m  W  PUT US DOWN  In your note book as having the best bargains in  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  mi  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.  CO  BAKER STREET, NELSON..  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  LEAVE  i p. IU.  i p. in.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Threo Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  .KOOTKNAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  ,rdo and all points on the  Lardo & Trout Lako Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)   ARRIVE  3:10 p. m.  ARRIVE  11 a, m.  11 n. m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  NELSON &  FORT  SHEPPARD RAILWAY  ARRIVE  Depot  '     Dopot.  fi:_0 a.m  Ymir. Salmo. Erie. Waneta,  G-Ao p.m.  Mount'in  Northport, Rossland, Colville Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  and Spokane.  a:o9 p. in.  Daily.  o  Daily  LEAVE  KOOTENAY LAKE  ARRIVE  Kaslo  STEAMBOATS ���  Kaslo  7 a.m.  ,      0:?0 p. m.  Nelson  Nelson  Balfour, PiloLBuy, Ainsworth  C-00 p. m.  Kuslo and all \V ay Landings.  10:30 a.m.  VsDiiily  Daily  We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After, handling" them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line;     "  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hard-ware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AMD CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A COMPLETE L!;JE OF C^NADI/\N /\ND IMPORTED LIQUORS.  Bainer Seattle) Beer in pints and quarts.     Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  pints and quarts.   Kola Wine, the bost Temperance drink.  Our Special Canadian Eye in 5s and 6s.  Dawson's Perfection Scotch Whiskey.       Granada pure Havana Oigars.  Uuion Oigars, a full range in prices.   Oards and Poker OhipB.  Agents Brunswick-Balke Gollender Billiard  Tables and Supplies.  CITY AND DISTRICT.  Arrangements have been made for  the holdn.g of The Nelson Boat Club's  dance on the eve of Thanksgiving at  the Fhair hotel.  Certifioates of work were yesterday  issued to Harry MeLeod et al, on the  Hanky Pauky Fractional, Mariposa and  Kipling Fraetic i>al.  George W. Hale leaves for the coast  tcday. H3 has decided upon a couple  ot" months' holiday, in the course af  which ho will take in Victoria, the  Sound citits and San Francisco.  Archie Cameron, accountant at t.he  Yellowstone mine. \\as in Nelson yesterday straightening cut the company's  affairs. It is now thought that the shut  down of the Yellowstone will be for a  longer period than was at first reported.  Ex-mayor Neelands has a grievance;  he grieves because The Tribune mentioned him', among others, as having worked  with mayor Fletcher in trying to. secure the adoption of the West Kootenay.  Power & Light Company by-law. The  ex-mayor does not state whether his  grievance is because of the fact of his  having supported the by-law or because  of the fact that his name was associated  with that of Nelson's present mayor. "  Frank Dana Moore, who fer several  years past har- served on the C. P. K.  steamers on the Columbia river ar.d  Kootenay Jake as purser, has tendered  his rt-sigaatioi and leaves for the coast  today. For the past two years Mr.  Moore has been running on the steam-'  er Moyie, during which time he earned  the distinction of being the most obliging and painstaking official in the company's service. He has a number of  chances on the coast, but has not decided whether to re-enter the company's  service in the ccast fleet or to accept  employment with one of the leading  -manufacturing���conceri.s-at���Vancouver.-  ROSSLAND   BINailNEBRIINO   WORKS  CUNLIFPB   &  MeMILLAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  OREl OARS, skips, cages, ore bin doors, chutes and general wrought iron work.     Our ore cars are  the best on tho market.   Write uh for reference.*) and full particufars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.-One 5-foot Pelton waterwheel, width 600 feet, "8 to 16'  spinal riveted pipe.   One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking punip.    Kock drills, stop_n;.  bars, &c, &c.  AGENTS NORTHBY PUMPS. STOCK   CARRIED.  The assault case in which Mike Botti  charged Frank Denunzzio with striking -him on the head with -a rock at  Bersley siding did not par out very well  when thc matter came up for trial before stipendiary magistrate Crease yesterday. 3otti's recollection of the entire  affair seemed to have faded out completely and he knew nothing beyond  the fact that he had been struck on f.he  head while he was working. He did not  Fee the accused strike nor did he know  of any one els-3 who saw the blow delivered. There was nothing left for the  Magistrate to do but to dismiss the  case and if there had been any wny of  doing it Botti would have been stru.-.k  for the costs of the prosecution, but as  the way did noc appear open he got off.  The trial was '-vitnessed by a number  of Italian friends of the prisoner and  when he'was set at liberty they embraced and kissed him as if he had-just  escaped the death penalty.  P.  O.   Box  198.  THIRD   AVENUE.   ROSSLAND.  HONDI TEA  J. A. IBVM & CO.  The best In the market, ln 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.  506 a Pound  GROCERS AND PROVISION DEALERS. Houston Block. Baker Street  THB BINDERY DEPARTMENT OF  ^HETUIBUME ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  3%m__MBU)OK.BiBLSOX.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL fJUUD BLANK BOOKS  ms\u. mm forms  PERSONALS.   ,  George H. Cowan of Vancouver arrived in thc city last evening.  A. J. Rainville, who for a long time  was connected with the Silver Hill and  Richelieu mines, now owns the Silver  Hill hotel at the heart of Crawford Bay.  He was in Nelson yesterday and reported that good progrpss was being  made with the Silver Hill tramway.  AT THE HOTELS.  TRBMONT���W:iliam Baylis, Winnipeg;  T. Andeison, Boundary.  PHAIR���Thomas S. Gilmour, Rossland; A McCulloch, Lardo; W. Smith,  St. Paul; D. McHeath, Greenwood; G-.  H.  Cowan.  Vancouver.  QUEENS���J. H. Brown, Spokane; H.  K Livingstone. Robson; D. A. Rankin,  Lardo; K. C. Riley and G. A. King,  Moyie; M Hurt, New York; Thomas  Wall, Ymir.  HUME���Mrs. R. J. Daniels, Procter;  W. A. Bray ton. Kaslo; C. A. DesBrisay,  Spokane; C. S. Berryman, Spokane;  John P. Miller, Kaslo:' A.' McAllister,  Winnipeg; D W. Moore, Trail-*. W. 10.  Boie. Sltcan; A. H. Winger, Toronto;  T. C. Johnston, Montreal.  GRAND   CENTRAL���JE.  Strand,   B4  Nelson, C. A. Jones and A. Nelson,  Kaslo; B B. Joues and Prank Risner,  Ymir; E. Anderson and John Holmes,  KesIo; H. R-.chmcnd, Calgary; W. R.  Leo,. Slocan; D. McVicar and T. McKinnon, Nome, Alaska; 13d England,  Silver King:  Fred Ellis, Lardo.  BUSINESS MENTION.  The finest of everything in the line of  fruits and candies are for sale at tho  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 line of  fancy and staple goods. He will make  his headquarters at the Hotel Hu.ne  while in-West Kootenay district.  LETTER WASN'T PRODUCED  Gas Company's New Proposition.  The proposed deal with the Bonnington Falls Power Company having been  rejected by the ratepayers of the city  it is now open to the members of the  city council to see what other arrangements can be made for the securing of  such additional power as the city may  require temporarily for the operation  of its "light plant. Mark B. Thomas,  manager of the Nelson Coke & Gas Company, says his company submitted an  offer to the city "council at its last  meeting, on Monday evening, of which  nothing seems to have beeu heard. This  offer, according to-Mr. Thomas, was  addressed . to mayor Fletcher, marked  important, and' delivered by messenger  before the council meeting on Monday evening, and as it appears in tho  company's letter book reads as follows:  NELSON, November 18th, 1901.  "To the mayor and aldermen of the  city of 'Nelson���Gentlemen: Having  just received a communicaition from  my directors at Toronto. I beg to submit the following: Our .company will  supply gas for. engine for 100 horse  power, as auxiliary to your electric  light plant,- for the .sum of $48 per  horse power per annum; or will install  a gas "engine,- provided we get a contract for five'ysars, at tho above rate.  I have the.honor to.be yours, respectfully, '. ..MARK B. THOMAS,  Manager/Nelson'Coke & Gas Company.  In explanation of tbis offer Mr.  Thomas explained' that while the rate  quoted per horse power was ?3 higher  per annum s tfian that' quoted by the  West Kootenay Power & Light Company, the city had the very great advantage. - under it of paying for' only  such power.-^s it consumed. The gas  company would be in a position to supply the 100 horse,.power whenever it  was required, but if at any time the re-  qvirements\bf, tlio' city dropped to" 50  horse power 4t "would not be paying for  more than' jt uspd. With respect to the  installation, qf the engine necessary for  the_utilizing^bf.gas as a motive power  Mr. Thomas explained that it would  not pay the company to install an engine for a shorter period than the five  years as stated, in "view of the remarkably low price at which the gas -was  quoted-in tbe offer, which was, upon the  basis of 60 .' cents per thousand fe?t;  .but if the engine was installed by the  city at its o'w i expense the gas company was prepared to supply gas for  any period at the rate stated. The -use  of gas in connection with electric lighting is no new'thing, as Mr. Thomas explained that. many of the plants in  Germany and Great Britain are driven  by gas engines.  Should the city council at' its next  meeting evince a desire to consider his  company's offer, Mr. Thomas says the  officers of the company would_.be' willing to make the trip -from Toronto to  -arrange-detaIU,r-but-so**vfar-there-hasi  been nothing to warrant their coming.  Didn't Stay Captured Long.   .  Tho police succeeded in gathering in  a man yesterday afternoon whom they  suspect of complicity in a number of  petty larcecies 'which have occurred recently in the" transfer of baggage from  the C. P. R. wharf to the company's  depot. The man. arrested was Dan  Bloom and he would have been brought  up in the police court this morning but  for the fact that he made his escape  from the city lockup last evening.  The case upou which the police were  working was the theft of a piece of baggago which took place on Monday night,  the llth instant. A list of the articles  contained in the valises stolen was obtained from the owner and through tho  sale of lhe same to one of the second  hand dealers by Bloom, he was connected with tho theft. In the hope that a  trace, might be had of some of the other  articles stolen the police played a wait-  iug game ?iicl they were rewarded yesterday afternoon by Bloom putting in  an appearance with four suits of new  clothes which he also disposed of. He  was being shadowed and as soon as he  had-disposed of the clothes he was  placed under arrest and lodged in the.  city lockup. Tbis occurred . about 4  o'clock and the police.spent the rest of  th e after r. oor. in perfectio g their case  against iho piisoner.  Shortly after 8 o'clock In the evening  chief Jarvis and one of the special, officers made a visit to the lockup to see  how their' prisoner was getting along;  On calling into the cell Bloom made no  n.'&por.se and the officers began to fear  that he had made away with himself,  and he had. but not in the way in which  tbey feared. On opening tbe cell chief  Jarvis soon realised that Bloom had  made his escape. There was a bunk in  the cell in which Bloom had been locked. In some way the prisoner had removed the nuts which held the headpiece of the bunk. This furnished him  a lever with which he set to work upon  the bars across the cell window. Thess  were wrt-fched off and the prisoner  squeezed through the small opening and  ���made his'esenpe. ,  At the time when tha escape" was discovered Blcom could not have had much  more than an hour's dart hut it was  dark and too Jate tor the officers to do  NELSON, B.C.  KASLO, B. C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C,  H. BYERS & CO.  TO SPORTSMEN:  We have the finest assortment of Guns and most complete stock of Ammunition ever received  n Kootenay.   Mauser, Winchester, Marlin, Savage, and Stevens Rifles.   Winchester Smokeless and'  Savage Carbines.   Ask to see the Winchester Carbine and Bouchardt Automatic Pistol, unequaled-  for simplicity, accuracy and effect.  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  Blowers,   Exhausters,   Hand   Shaft  Pumps,   Pipe  and  Fittings Steam   Packing,   Leather andj  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore Cars, Canton Steel..  much in the way of recapturing their  man, as the probabilities were lhat he  was in hiding. The i>clicc are of the  opinion that Blcom was working in  with a gang of thieves, in which ca.-ic  he will probably receive every assistance in his efforts to get out of the  country. Wcrd has been sent out to  have all the routes cut of the counti-y  watched, and if the-police have bettor  success with this escape than they have  had with" the others the prisoner will  be captured.  Sustained the Lower Court.  VANCOV."VLR, November 20.���[Special to The Tribune.]���.'Justice Drake  this morning in-full court geve judgment dismissing the appeal of the Bank  rf Biitish Ncith America against the  judgment of thc. court below in Richards, plaintiff, respondent, vs. Bank of  British Noith America, defendants, appellants. " Richards and Riley had an  account with thc Bank of British North  America, opened on July 3rd, 1900.  Theso poisons were partners in the  Strand hotel and tho account was so  opened. The partners were both to  sign checks in their individual names  and not in the partnership name. Owing  to an. error in the bank account the  partners were allowed to overdraw  $199.97. ' This was' transferred from  Richards' private account in the same  bank. He sued for the amount and the  decision was against- ihe bank. The  bank" appealed. Judge Drake held that  Richards was not the causa of the error,  and although he may be responsible in  another action he is not therefore to be  deprived of his legal rights; therefore'  the plaintiff is entitled to the costs of  this appeal and the costs of the court  below.    - " --  Didn't Know It Was Loaded,  VANCOUVER, November 20.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The four year old  daughter of Charles Berenston was accidentally shot this afternoon by a rifle  in the hands of the ten-year old son of  Charles Dibden. The children were  playing in" Dibden's house and did not  know the rifle was loaded. The bullet  entered the girl's bock" just above the  kidneys and she speedily became unconscious. She was taken to the hospital  and her life has been despaired of.  Greenwood Local News.  GREENWOOD, November 20.���[Special to The Tribune.]���The question  where judge Leamy, will reside appears  to be settled at last for a time. Yesterday he removed from Anaconda to  L. S.'Noulton Barrett's handsome" house  in Greenwood. It is stated he has leased this property for a term of years.   "  Teams are now hauling ore from the  Ruby mine to the railway siding between Boundary Falls and Anaconda.  The ore is treated at the B. C. Copper  Company's smelter here.  Nelson arrivals today were R. Helme,  Dominion Express, and O. II. Becker.  The unusual mildness of- the present  weather-is-being-remarked-=At-/.he-cor--  responding date last year the thermometer registered fourteen below zero. On  the morning of the 21st twenty below.  There was no frost here either last  night or tonight.   Rossland Local News.  ROSSLAND, November 20.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The labor municipal  party has thoroughly completed its organization for the forthcoming election.  No ticEet will be nominated at present,  I ut later on candidates for the mayoralty and for the six aldermanic positions will be announced.  The sampling of the Lo Roi is about  completed.  There has been a drop in almost all  the mining stocks, on the local market,  but in London there was a rapid rise  today in Le Roi and Le Roi No. 2 shares,  both of which are said to have gone  above par, the fact unquestionably  pointing to manipulation by operators.  the treaty known as the French reciprocity convention should not be ratified. It was refeired to a committee.  Titus Sheard declared that competition  was the means for lesolving any reciprocity treaty into its proper class. He  said the French reciprocity convention  had. operated actually to reduce the  duties imposed by the Wilson bill..' A  great deal of foreign trade was done on  a profit of live.per. cent.'. "What was the  occasion for th e change," asked Mr.  Sheard. "Has "any of the convention  hoard of any explanation offered?"'*  The, session adjourned at noon, when  the 'officers - of'the convention and a  committee of ten proceeded to the White  House and called ou president Roosevelt..; ."  MONEY TALKS  BUT WHAT YOU GET FOR YOUR  IV10NEY 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 $16.  Parlor   tables,   highly   polished,  quartered  oak, from  .  $2.50 to $7.  See our,new line of fine pictures.  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.  cARTHU  �����  - a>-  m  ty  I THE PAEM  ^ Another consignment of  I FBESH CANDIES  Just arrived at the Palm.  Call  and try theni,  for our  Boer Commando Bounded Up,  LONDON, November 20���A dispatch  from lord Kitchener-dated Pretoria today says lieutenant Brandoer's column  has rounded up Beyers and Baden's  Boer commandoes 30 Lmiles northwest  of Pretoria. The troops killed three men,  wounded three and captured 54, including two field cornets. The column  also captured much stock and ammunition of war.' ��� .    * **  Thrown From His Horse.  CALGARY, Northwest Territories,  November 20.���Constable Macdonald of  the Northwest Mounted Police while  patrolling northeast" of Calgary was  thrown from his horse and when first  seen by his companion was hanging on  a wire fence. He was unconscious and  a physician reports his condition as  critical.  | XMAS STOCK-  Which  we expect  December 1st.  We will   not   ask  Watch |  W  as  Hi  6S  on  about ��  ���a*  : *.        *����������  you   two $  prices for them, for we ex  's?  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  S'XW.0.'BLOOK  as  pect, you to come back.  Our aim is to please.  Don't forget the place.  THE PALM  WAED ST.  fflj  m  m  a��  m  m  3g&@S@@@@@&:&@&:@@&:g'Sg-:fr-g;3���:'_  BHBEIPFB SALE.  The Reciprocity Convention.  WASHINGTON, November 20.���At  the forenoon session of the national-reciprocity convention today A. B. Valentine of Bennington, Vermont, president  of the National Association. of Knit  ���Gcods Manufacturers,., offered the following resolution as representing the  views of that association: Resolved,  tbat in tbe opinion of tbis convention.  Province of British  Columbia,  Nelson,   West  Kootenay, to wit:.  By virtue of a Warrant of Execution issued  out of tho County Court of Kootenay, holden at  Nelson, at tho suit of J. L, Porter of Nelson,  B. C, plaintiff, and to mo directed, against tho  goods and chattels of Robert Corlett, John Knud-  son, John Rowelland James Gill, trading under  the naino, style and firm of "Fairview Lumber  Company," defendants, I have seized and taken  in execution all thc right, title and interest of  the said defendant, Fairview Lumber Company,  in one Waterous ongine and flxturos, one boiler,  ono shingle machine, one edgor, and ono  buncher, all now in thc saw mill building, situate  on tho north nido of the Canadian -Pacific Railway Company's track, on the water front of the  west arm of Kootenay Lake, below block 75; between Park and Cherry Streets in tho City of  Nelson, B.C.; to recover the sum of one hundred  and thirteen dollars and forty cents (��113.10) and  also interest on one hundred and eleven dollars  and forty cents (?111.40) from the fifteenth day of  November, 1901, until payment, at tho rate of  fivo per centum per annum, besides sheriffs  poundage, officer's fees, anjtl all other legal incidental expenses; all of which I shall expose for  -sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt ond costs, at my office next to tho  Court House in tho City of Nelson, B.C., on Monday, the 25th day of November. 1901, at the hour  of eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  NOTK���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of the said defendant.  Dated at Nelpou, B.C., 16th day* of November,  AD. lflOL 8. V. TUCK,  ���Sheriff of SouUi Kootcuaj.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  ���**���**���*���*���*���**���*���*���***.*.*���*���*-**���*.**���*���  Coffee Roasters  DeaIere ln Toa and Coffee  ���***���*���**���*���*���*���******.*.*.*.*.*.*.**-.*.  Wo aro ofToring at lowest" pricos the boBt  grades o .Coylou, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Boaf1, Mocha and Java Coffoo, per  .             .pound ? 40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds..... 1 00  Choico Blond Coffoo, i pounds  1 00  Special E'.end Coffee, (i pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, 6 pound3  1 00  Special Blond Ceylon' Toa, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED,  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  ,P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BEWARE OF IMITATION!  Our Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar  CURES COUGHS AND COLD*  Beware of the "Just as Good" kind.]  Insist on getting the Genuine C. D. &|  B. Compound Syrup of White Pine andl  Tar.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.  Cnrnor Ward and Baker St8 v  HEAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE BBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition,  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought..rrom us on  two year's time without Interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  FOR  SALE.  $2500���Furnished houso containing 5 rooms  bathroom,  etc.: Pleasantly situated.    Two  ���     lots.   Part cash, balance easy terms.  $1000���House and lot. Houso contains I rooms,  bathroom, etc. Centrally situated. $500 cash,  balance monthly payments.  $1725���Five-room cottage. Hall, bathroom and  pantry. Ono nnd a half lot., fenced and laid  down in clover.   Very easy terms.  $3225���Houjio containing 15 rooms, hall, bathroom, etc. Suitable for boarding houso. Closo  to Baker street. ��1500 cash, balanco oai.y  payments.  $34'>���Three-room cottage and lot in Slocan  City. Free titlo. ��200 cash, balanco on easy  terms.  $25"���Good cabin and lot in Humo Addition,  ?150 cash, balanco in three months.  REGINALD J. STEEL  Phone 278. Official Broker,  IMPEBIAL BBEWING COMPANY  EMERSON' & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for ]  IMPERIAL BEER.  ��� BEISTERER^CO.  BREWERS AND BOT0XKIJ8 09  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade, j  BREWERY   AT  NBLSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER" COCKTAILS  AT   THE  AT   THE  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE  AT   THE  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN. |  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan,  JOSEPrilNE STREET  ALL THE BE8T BRAND8  LIQUOR8 AND CIGARS.


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