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 m.  7. xyyiwu  ������xx-ysiim^i  ESTABLISHED  1892  MOOT) AT  MOBBING,  NOVEMBER 25,   1901  DAILY EDITION  THE GERMAN ATTACK ON  CHAMBERLAIN  MAY   MAKE   HIM    PREMIER   OF  ENGLAND-NEWS  REVIEW  OP THE WEEK.  '  NEW   YORK,   November   24.���I.   N.  Ford, special correspondent of the New  York Tribune, in his cable, says: There  is a preceptible hardening of public feeling   here   against   Germany.    The   remark is heard on every side that tha  German agitators may succeed in making Mr. Chamberlain prime minister if  they persevere in distorting the obvious  meaning of a harmless  phrase  and  in  holding him up to ridicule in indecent  cartoons.     Those   behind   the   scenes  smile   grimly   over   the   fatuity .with  which German agitators have run a tilt  against the English statesman, responsible in a large measure for the recent  entente cordiale between the two countries.   Singularly enough, Mr. Chamberlain was a strenuous advocate of the  dual agreement in China and of closer  relations with   Germany,   aud   is   now  singled out for an aheged deliberate affront   to  the   fatherland.    A   singular  feature of the German outbreak against  England is the neglect of tbe govern-  ��� ment at Berlin to bring pressure to bear,  upon the press   and   public   meetings.  This points io .cooler relations between  tlie British  and  German  governments,  caused by tho recent Mitylene incident  or some othor passage of secret diplomatic history.     There are two natural  effects of the German agitation, which  happily appears to be subsiding.    One  is a sympathetic-movement in England  toward Prance and   Russia   and   away  from Germany, the other is the promotion of cordial relations between .England and the United States.    There is,  indeed, danger that the sentimentalists  may go too far.   The Spectator, for example, while the pioneer of enlightened  judgment respecting the revision of the  . Clayton-Bulwer  treaty,   overshoots  tho  mark in suggesting British  and European sanction for the Monroe doctrine.  That doctrine, like the canal itself, will  be stronger and safer under exclusive  American ownership and control.  SOUTH AFRICAN MATTERS.  The Johannesburg conspiracy  is  the  most important disclosure of tho South  African dispatches.   It involves another  series of military trials and executions,  and   does   not   encctigrage  hope   of  a  . speedy settlement- of the race feud. The  censorship allows the passage of little  news from   the   land.    Private   letters  from men   in thc   employment   of   the  mining companies   report   a   stagnant  condition of that industry and a general  feeling that the war may last another  yeai-.  ENGLISH  POLITICS.  There are no leads of open water beyond the ice pack in which both political ships are drifting.   Al! the oflicers  been forecasting the conversion of the  trunk lines of railways into electrically  worked lines with the trains of lesser  magnitude, dispatched more frequently  and at higher rates of speed, resulting  in substantial gains in economy and the  purity of smokeless atmosphere. He  laid stress upon tlio necessity of ;work-  ing passenger and freight trains by the  same system of electric traction and  predicted the gradual abandonment of  steam propulsion for the railways of tho  United Kingdom, in which ��1,300,000,-  000 have been investi:d. Sir William  Preece's earnest plea for a rational telephone system, has also attracted widespread interest, owing to the defects in  the existing service.  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS.  Details of the remarkable frauds of  the clerk Goudie of the Liverpool bank  ore coming out slowly. The system by  which he manipulated ledgers and concealed an embezzlement of ��170,000  cannot be explained by the officials until  every accomplice is under arrest. Bank  book-keeping in England is a maze of  red tape, with daily cheeks and balances  which do not always operate as safeguards.  Santos-Dumont is ovenun with callers at the Carlton hotel, and will be  entertained by the Aero Club on Monday night. There will be a brilliant,  banquet to sii Thomas Lipton, the same  right at the Hotel Cecil, lord Tweed-  mouth presiding.  The stewards ofthe Henley regatta  received strong protests from the colonies against the exclusion of Canadians  and Australians from the contests on  the Thames and the London club voted  against the prohibitive policy of barring  out foreign crews. .The controversy  raised by Mr. Grenfell's proposal has  been a spirited one, with vigorous warnings against anything which might be  considered unsportsmanlike. The decisive vote by which the stewards rejected  it yesterday and decided against alteration of tbo lules was ir. line with the  traditior-al Enlish love of sport.  at 10 o'clock in the morning all the  men who went on striko last Tuseday  went to work again. Cars were shunted  from track "to track and the purling of  locomotives gave everything a different  appearance from what has been for the  last few days. The first train to leave  the yards tinder the direction of the, old  men left at 1 o'clock and the men lined  up along the track cheering. The headquarters of the strikers were deserted  all day, giving evidence that the strike  is over.        .  Riots Cause Cabinet's Resignation  ATHENS, November 24.���As a result  of the demonstrations against the proposed translation of the gospel into  modern Greek, the Grecian cabinet has  resigned. This action was taken in  spite of king George's efforts to induce  the cabinet and M. Theotokis, the premier, to remain in office. M. Thetokis considers the responsibility of an official  inquiry into" the riots should be left to  another cabinet, in order that the truth  may be established "beyond suspicion.  The party of M. Theotokis will support the new cabinet.  ALL FOUND DEAD  BODIES OF THE EXPLORING  PARTY BECOVERED.  THEY HAD SUCCUMBED TO  THE  DBADLT WHITE DAMP OF  THE MINE.  NOVEL CASE TO BE TESTED  ~of~tlie��� LiberalsbTaftTre-agfeed���in-ide^  nouncing tha incompetence of the ministry in the various stages of the war,  and the futility of concentration camps,  the devastation of the country and the  - proclamations for bringing hostilities  to an end. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, sir William Harcourt and Mr.  Morley go further and advocate specifi***:  terms of peace and the dismissal of Mr.  Chamberlain, but Mr. Asquith, sir  Henry Fowler and sir Edward Grey do  not acquiesce. The .National Liberal  Federation may pass a resolution1 in  favor of the removal of Mr. Chamberlain as a step towards peace, but the  country is not prepared to desert the  colonial minister, cspe^aiiy when under  foreign fire. Otherwise, thc Liberals  are without a definite policy and at thu  mercy of the drifting pack. The ministers themselves are making little progress under the grinding pressure of the  endless war so far. They are united in  rejecting tho precedent offered by lord  Canning's proclamation of amnesty during the Indian mutiny, but are without  resource for accelerating the slow processes of the war or reducing the cost  of the campaign, which is. staggering  British tax payers, if not humanity. The  only practical method of getting Mr.  Chamberlain out of the colonial offic3  is the one employed when lord Lansdowne was conducted with pomp from  the rear office to the foreign office. No  associate aspires to succeed him in the  colonial office and there is no vacancy  yet in sight-in the treasury. If sir  Michael Hicks-Beach succeeds in producing financial proposals which his  colleagues can accept there will be no  cabinet changes and tne .viow drift will  continue with weekly soundings reported by lord Kitchener.  ELECTRIC TRANSPORTATION.  Londoners are hoping that metropolitan legislation will not be, neglected.  The prospect of the passage of the water  purchase bill is not bright, but a long  series of electric transit measures  awaits the sanction of the parliament.  The two penny tube can bo expanded  into a new inner circle if the Central  London acquires additional powers, and  Mr. Yeikes has a doaen fresh irons in  the fire if parliament will work the bellows for him. Scores of electri_  schemes will be presented to parliament. The London county council has  two enormous projects. "William Lang-  don in the presidential address at the  institution of electrical engineers has  Consumptive Immigrant Dt-ported,  NEW YORK, November 24.���In deciding the case of Thomas Bode.-i, tho  courts v/ill rule whether or not a man  suffering" from tuberculosis can be excluded from this country. This is the  .first case in which the cc-nsrtUutional-  iiy of the treasury ruling that consumptives shall be prevented frcm landing  as immigrants -will ��� be passed upon by  the courts. Thomas Boden arrived here  from Ireland November Oth on the Lu-  cania. His wife and child ,were with him.  He has relatives who live in Philadelphia. They are able to guarantee that  he would not become a public charge  and he had monsy of his cwn. The authorities at Ellis island were satisflod  on that score, but .they declined to ad-  lnit him because examinations by physicians of the marine- hospital corps  showed he had tuberculosis of tho  lungs. He appialed to the treasury department and a re-examination was  ordered. The Treasury department ordered that Mr. Boden be sent back on  the next Cunard line steamer, the  fJtruria, which salied Saturday. Francis Tracey Tobin, a lawyer of Philadelphia, hns obtained a writ of habeas  corpus. The act of congress under wliich  it is proposed to ,-xclude Mr. Boden is  framed   to   prevent   the   admission   of  "''persons^stiffefinj^frorr. a~lrathsome or  dangerous, disease." Mr. Boden claims  that the majority of physicians do not  regard consumption as contagious.  HEAVY WHEAT SHIPMENTS  Largest on Record.  FORT WILLIAM, November 24.���  Since Sunday iaorningj one week ago  there has been shipped from this port  over 2,500,000 bushels of wheat. This  includes the vessels that are now in the  harbor that will load today and tonight.  There is now lying in the "harbor carrying capacity for 7.10,000 bushels. It includes the two steamers Princeton and  Black of 210,000 and 230,000 respectively.  The Glengarry and Minnedosa with 80,-  000, the ��� Rosedale 80,000, the Ottawa  110,000. From September to November  21st, there has been shipped from here  8,712,357 bushels of wheat. Add to this  the amount that will go out tomorrow  and there will have been shipped more  wheat than was' shipped during the  whole season of ravigation of .188!),  which was the largest year yet recorded  up to now. Grain men expect that there  will be a total, shipment yet during "the  navigation of at least three millions,  which make a total of over twelve-  millions shipped out since- September  1st.    Championship Football Gamr. ?i!S3  MONTREAL, November 24.���The Ot-  . tawa College team ahd Argonauts of  Toronto played for the Canadian football championship Saturday,, afternoon  on the ;Montreal grounds-In the'pres-  tlme limit the "teams were tied, each  great one and at the expiration of the  ence of 2500 people. The game was a  having a score of 12 Although the Argonauts had the ball on thc college line  when time was called they refused to  continue and also declined to play off  on Thanksgiving day. President Clax-  ton has since ordered them to do so and  if they refuse the championship will go  to Ottawa by default. It was expected  that Saturday's game would prove quit9  an easy thing for the Toronto men, but  Ottawa showed up surprisingly strong  and had they adopted the- tactics they  used at the end earlier in the gama  they would probably have won out.  TEST OF SUBMARINE BOAT  Fifteen Hours Under Water.  Furious Gale at the East  NEW YORK, November 24.���The  storm of last night and today did considerable damage. Windows in the upper part of the city wero blown in and  a few roofs taken oft. The greatest  damage was along West street, fronting  the North river, where numberless cellars wero flrodorl. The rapid transit  tunnel was florded in many places. The  Western Telegraph Company reports  having suffered most in the Poconomo  mountain district, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Sleet had broken down polos  and wires for nearly a mile. Some of  the Long Island wires were broken. The  Postal Company reports its heavy damage across the river between Suffern  and Guttenburg. Both companies expect to have all repairs made by morning. The wind here blew from 36 to 40  miles an hour this afternoon. The gale  sent shipping scurrying to shelter and  safety. In spite of.dropping of anchors  and putting out of additional hausers,  many small boats and other craft were  damaged or driven ashore.- The^wind  blew over the rivers and bay during  the morning with grea.t fury, and to add  to the trouble there was an unusually  ,high tide, which caused tho flooding of  numberless cellars along the water front  and great damage to merchandise.  A Sea Captain Suicides.  ��� MOBILE, Alabama, November 24.���  The British b-_rk Birnamwood from Rio  Janeiro, in charge of mate Poe, arrive 1  today and reported that on November  lSth t.he captain, named Morris, killed  tho vessel's steward. The .body was  buried" at sea. The captain kept his  cabin, pacing up and down. When informed that Sand island light was  sighted, November 22nd, he gave the  mate the course, picked up a sea lead  and jumped overboard and was drowacul.  Strikers Return to Work-  NEW   YORK,   November  24.���There  was a rush of business at the Harlem  river   yards   of   the   New   York,   New  Haven & Harifcrd railroad today, jCor ,  NEW YORK, November 24.���In the  presence of a big crowd which assembled to witness the emerging of the submarine boat Fulton that craft rose  from the bottom of the bay this morning at 10:30 o'clock with all well and  greatly surprised to find thero was a  storm raging. The test of the Fulton's  staying powers was highly satisfactory,  not only to the officers of the company  that built her and the naval officers  present, but to those who went to the  bottom in the boat. They report there  was not the slightest discomfort to  them during their more than 15 hours  of submersion beneath the surface. Captain Cable of thc Holland Company,  who was in command, said tho boat  could have remained down for three  months if there was food enough on  board Although there was but six feet  of water over the top of the turret,  those on board folt nothing of the  storm. Through t.he night there was  a slight rolling motion to the craft, but  this was ascribed to the regular motion  of the water and not to tho disturbance  which was rolling the waves high on  the shore. Rear admiral Lowe and  lieutenant Arthur McArthur refused to  go into any discussion of the performance of the boat except, to say that they  would be satisfied to stay down-longer.  Members of the crew say they experienced no difficulty in breathing and  that the air was all that could be desired and much superior and better  than an ordinary closed room in which  are several persons. Every part of the  machinery worked to perfection during  the night. The men ato two meals  while under water and enjoyed them.  Most of them obtained three or four  hours' sleep.  BLUEFIELDS,   West  Virginia,   November 24.���The dead bodies of the lost  party  of eight men who  entered  the  west mine of the Pocahontas Collieries  Company on Friday morning last at 11  o'clock were recovered at 12:45 o'clock  today. At 7 o'clock this morning a rescuing party numbering 40 persons, entered at the main entrance, bratticing  the mine as they went in-order to improve the circulation of the air. They  had  reached   a .distance  of   3000   feet  from the entrance when they encountered   such, quantities  of  white   damp  that it was impossible to proceed further.   Retracing  their  steps   they   decided   to  make  another  attempt  from  the Tug river entrance, some six miles  across   the  Flat  Top  mountain.   They  went in this entrance about 10:30 a. m.  and after going about GOO feet tound  the dead bodies of A. S. Hurst, chief  inspector;   Bob  Odham,  sub-inspector;  and Frazier G. Bell, mining-engineer,'all  huddled together." From their positions  they must have met death suddenly and  without pain. All- of them were lying  face down, with no sign of a struggle.  Hurst had made a pillow of his coat;  in which his head rested. The bodies of  the other-members of the party, superintendent of mines Walter O'Malley,  Joseph  Cardell," superintendent  of the  Shamokin Coal and Coke Company, and  R. E. St. Clair, second assistant inspector,   were  found   several  hundred   feet  back in the mine, three of the bodies  lying some  little  distance  apart.   The  bodies of Joseph Cardwell and St. Clair  were lying "with  arms clasped around  each other cold in death. The bodies of  O'Malley, St. Glair and Price were discolored  and   bruised' about  the   facel  showing signs of a struggle, it being  very plain to see they made a desperate attempt at retracing their steps to  better  air,  but  already "had  advanced  too far into the deadly white damp to  escaiie alive.  Insurgent Fort Captured.  MANILA, November 24.���Captain Edward P. Lawton's company of the Nineteenth infantry has attacked and captured an insurgent fort on Bohol island  (south of Cebu, in the Viscayas group).  This fort was surrounded " on all sides  by a precipice and the only entrance  to the grounds was guarded by a  stockade, with a line of entrenchments  behind it Captain Lawton sent sergeant McMahon and 20 men to climb  the precipice and attack them from the  rear. Sergeant McMahon's party ac-  --complished=their=task=after=three=h"ours'"  arduous climbing through the thick undergrowth of brush and vines which  covered the almost perpendicular cliff.  They took the enemy by surprise and  drove them from the fort. As the insurgents escaped they had to pass the  balance of captain Lawlor's company at  a distance of 150 yards. Here the enemy  suffered terrible losses.. The insurgents  defended themselves with both cannon  and rifles. The cannon were captured.  The smaller ones were removed, while  tho larger ones wore buried.  closely. It is set fourth in an Illuminated, missal of ,the fourteenth century  preserved in the library of the abbey.  ,The question of incense has not yet  been settled, but an evangelical paper  is certainly wrong in the statement that  anointing oil will be dispensed with,  and the holy communion omitted. Precedents for both go back to the Saxon  kings.  Baltimore Press Feeders Strike.  BALTIMORE, November 24.���Two  hundred press feeders and helpers employed in about fifty of the job printing  offices of this city quit work today.  Their number will probably be increased by the pressmen, who will quit work  in sympathy with the others. Shops in  which union labor is employed are the  only ones interested in the strike.  Dickinson at Constantinople.  CONSTANTINOPLE, November 24.���  Mr. Dickinson, the special diplomatic  agent of the United States, who has  been conducting the negotiations for  the release of Miss Ellen Stone, arrived here today from Sofia.  COLON WILL BE BOMBARDED  Usual Notice Given.  -  COLON, November 24.���As the result  of an exchange of notes between the'  United States gunboat Machias and the  General  Pinzon  Ignacio  Feliaco;'"com-;  manding the Pinzon, which has 600 on  boaj;d has officially notified the American, British and French- warships now  in the harbor that he intends "to bombard Colon at noon tomorrow (Monday),  thus giving 24 hours' notice. The various consuls are notifying their respective fellow citizens that refuge may be  had on board the warships.  To  bombard thc town of Colon it will be necessary to fire across the railroad track-  and  railroad  employees  will  probably  refuse to work. Lieutenant commander  McCrea of the Machias is senior naval  officer and he"' awaits instructions' from  Washington  regarding  the  threat   to  bombard. There is much excitement in.  Colon.  The  afternoon  passenger  train  which  should  have arrived' here at  6  o'clock had not arrived at 8.  Heir to $33,000,000.  NEW YORK, November 24.~John  Dobson, an employee of the Standard  Block Sigual System Company, of New  York,-living on the Hackensack Plank-  road, New Durham, New Jersey, has re-"  ceived word from a firm of English lawyers that the courts, after many years'  litigation, have decided he is the sole  heir to an estate said to be worth $33,-  000,000. When Dobson's paternal  grandmother died twenty years ego she  left all her property, an estate in the  suburbs of London, to him. Other  heirs contested the will and the estate  has been tied up in the courts ever  since. At the time of Mrs. Dobson's  death the property was not worth as  much as it is today. The growth of  London during the past twenty years  has made the estate one of the most  valuable in the vicinity of the English  metropolis.  HAVE GOT THEIR DUTCH UP  wicker frames, were specimens of tho  robes to be worn by the peers and peeresses at next year's great function. This  inspection,   which   was   superintended  by the duke, was  to  enable  the  cos-  turners to  get  the exact  tint of  the  crimson velvet and tho position of the  ermine and miniver and other details  for the  all-important   making  of  the  robes,   on   which   work   will   now   be  started in earnest.    The   British  museum has been besieged by those who  are searching for news of the dresses  and regulations of previous coronations.  Queen   Alexandra   has   ordered   from  Delhi a quantity of tho finest embroidery,  for which the former capital  of  India is so  famous, which will adorn  her majesty's robes at the coronation  ceremonies.    This   action,   which   has  produced   the   greatest satisfaction, is  duo to the.good offices of the vicerine,  who when recently in England, showed  the   queen   some   priceless   Delhi   embroideries and so stimulated royal Interest as to cause the present order to  be given.           .   .,:_  Eva Ray Hamilton Again.  WILKESBARRE, Pennsylvania, November 24.���One hundred dollars, the  forfeited cash bail of Eva Hamilton,  widow of Robert Ray Hamilton, has  been turned over by the court to a committee of. lawyers for dispolsal. The  woman came into prominence twelve  years ago, when she attempted to force  upon her husband a child that was not  their1 own. Hamilton," who came from  the old revolutionary family,- felt the  exposure of his wife's trick keenly and  disappeared. Later he was found dead  in the west while hunting. Shortly after  the exposure in regard to the child Eva  Hamilton attacked her nurse, and later  attacked her father, William Steel of  Monroe'Township. She was arrested and  gave cash bail to appear for trial, but  has nipver appeared. Today the bail  was declared forfeited. It probably will  be used'to purchase law books for the  Bar.- Association. '  THE DOMINION OF CANADA  A SMALLPOX CASE  ROSSLAND  HAS  A  WELL  DEVELOPED ONE.  PUMPS STARTED ON THE CENTER  STAR-BOUNDARY ORB  SHIPMENTS.  Don't-Like=Chamberlain^  Kidnapers Want $5000.  CINCINNATI, November 24.���Leonard S. Smith, president of a manufacturing company, recently received a  letter at his home in Avondale, a suburb, threatening the abduction of his  six year old child unless he would place  $5000 in an envelope and leave it at a  point designated at a certain time. Mr.  Smith left the envelope as directed, but  it was filled with blank paper. Two men  appeared, but did not take the envelope.  They were not arrested. The child is being guarded.  More Serious Than Reported.  LONDON, November 24.���This morning's dispatches from South Africa show  that the recent fighting near Villicrs-  dorp, southwest of Standerton, as to  which lord Kitchener reported nothing  beyond the attack on 100 railroad pioneers, was really a serious affair. It  seems that Grobelaar's commando succeeded in surrounding and capturing a  British force of 100 British pioneers.  Subsequently colonel Remington came  up with reinforcements and after heavy  fighting compelled the Boers to retire  and to release their prisoners. The British losses included major Fisher killed  and three officers wounded. The casualties among the men have not yet been  reported.  No Traffic in Coronation Seats.  LONDON, November 24.���American  millionaires may buy'up steamship lines,  provide London with an electric transit  system, organize the iron and steel industry into gigantic combinations and  capture. an occasional Gainsboro, but  society draws' the line at traffic in  coronation seats. Not even the era of  good feeling has prevented acrid strictures on the reports that American  women are having coronation robes  made, their husbands having bought  seats from British peers. The social flat  has already gone out that no American  woman "shall enter the abbey unless  they have previously married peers.  The suggestion has been made that the  attendance at the abbey shall not exceed ten thousand, but nobody has seen  the plans by which so large a numfoar  cai. be accommodated. Many erroneous  acccuiits have been published of alteration in the consecration service. The  i order followed in 1838 will be followed  LONON, November 24.���Once more  has Joseph Chamberlain, the colonial  secretary approved his right and title  to be the most thoroughly hated British  statesman. The storm now raging in  Germany over his animadversions on  the Prussian army has had a powerful  reflex in Great Britain, where regardless  of party ties, Mr. Chamberlain has been  severely criticized for uselessly "putting  his foot into it." On all sides may be  heard iterated expi essions of opinion  by British business men and politicians;  who, while they perhaps believe Mr.  Chamberlain was correct ir. what he  said, denounce the uttering of such sentiments. It is recalled that Mr. Chamberlain's utterances regarding the czar  and tho Anglo-American-German alliance has been the causes of tho only  serious outbreaks of anti-British feeling  on the continent in recent times. It is  no exaggeration to say that the financial world of England would be delighted to have Mr. Chamberlain muzzled when intending to speak on England's foreign relations. As might be  expected, Mr. Chamberlain simply takes  the whole affair with his usual cynical  indifference. He is staying quietly at  Birmingham and is not exhibiting any  particular interest in this storm he has  raised. xyy\$$gm  At the colonial office a reporter ofthe  Associated Press was informed that Mr.  Chamberlain did not care to enter into  any controversy and would stand by  what he said. If the German papers  continue to misrepresent him it cannot  be helped, according to Mr. Chamberlain's point of view. At tho other government departments also the belief is  the whole agitation will die a natural  death and that everything will come out  all right. There is no doubt, however,  that by the latest break Mr. Chamberlain has seriously, perhaps irreparably,  damaged his reputation with the better  classes in England.  Preparations for the Coronation,  LONDON, November 24. ��� Active  preparations are on foot for the coronation of king Edward. Tho duko of Norfolk, hereditary earl marshal and premier duko and earl, last week summoned well known London costume makers  to   Norfolk   house  -where,   spread on  **       -   Happenings in Brief."  OTTAWA, November 24.���The war office has accepted the Canadian offer of  UOO men for service in South Africa.  - NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, November  24. ��� South Waterloo Conservatives  have nominated W. -A. Keibs, the present me'mber,o  , LANARK, Ontario, November 24.���  W. C. Caldwell, M.P.P.,- was renominated for the Ontario legislature by the  Conservatives of North Lanark Friday  night. ' . -  QUEBEC, November 24.���It is stated  the government is about to purchase  the Lord Barclay for use as an ice  breaker. She will be used on the St.  Lawrence.  WINDSOR, Ontario, November 24.���  Goorge Green, collector for the Twentieth Century.Ice Company of Sandwich,  is missing with a considerable amount  of his employers' money.  MONTREAL, November 24. ��� Rev.  Thomas E. Cunningham, M. A., rector  of St. Luke's Episcopal church, died  last night after several weeks' illness.  In his early school days he was a pupil  of Rev. L. N. Tucker of Vancouver,  B. C.  MONTREAL, November 24.���Fire this  morning gutted : the premises of G. H.  Harrower, shirt manufacturer. The  ^stock^of^W^&rFrPreurrierpaper^dea:!^  ers, were damaged by smoke and water.  The loss is placed at $40,000, fully covered, by insurance.  FRANKFORT, Ontario, November 24.  ���A body and skull resembling those of  a small boy were found in the ruins of  A. F. Turley's barn burned hero this  morning. It is supposed the boy had  gone there to sleep and had set the  barn on fire accidentally.  OTTAWA, November 24.���A cable received, this morning announces that  private Azimlick of the South African  mounted police was dangerously wounded near Krugersdorp November 15th.  Mis father resides at New Westminster,  British Columbia.  MONTREAL, November 24.���Tho Dominion Steel Company have opened an  olllce and intend invading the American market. The demand for iron in tho  United States is now so great that American manufacturers cannot meet the  demand and the big Canadian company sees an opening for doing a profitable business, realizing that it can  manufacture iron even more cheaply  than Pittsburg.  '  ROSSLAND,   November  24.���[SpeciiB  to   The   Tribune.]���A' well   developed "  case of smallpox was found here this- '  morning. A man living over the "Montana   stables   was   discovered   by tha/  health officer early in the day in an advanced stage of the disease. The patient   :  was at once removed to the" isolation  hospital, which has been re-opened for,   ^  the occasion after being closed for over,   '"  a year.    It is not known whether tho' q 7 Z-\  man is a new arrival here, or where^he    '*  contracted the disease. " '  The pumps have been started oh the    -  Center   Star   and   arrangements   have.   "  been made to unwater the mine. Itjs'    '  not known if it is the intention of the   y  management to recommence'work next  month or if this latest move is-for the", ,*  Furpose of allowing an  inspection'.ofv���''  the  property  to  be made  by,possible    '  purchasers. Two experts, one, of whom   -  is Charles Moulson of London, arrived  here yesterday and it is stated that their '"  visit-is connected with the Center Star:  deal.       - "  Phoenix Ore Shipments.  PHOENIX, November 24.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���Ore shipments from  Boundary mines last week, were about  2500 tons more than the week previous.  In detail they are as follows:  Granby mines  B. C. Mine ..  Mother Lode .  Winnipeg      Snowshoe   ....  .-1 .^[  tons  -_   c-   '....4627  '-'s  ...". ,920  '~4   2396-  ~'i  .��� ".:-- 80  >' }-i       30  " ���**������"*��;   .8053-  "**  V &  .327,448' tons,,  ) the Granby-  _j-���>S<5!  Total  for  week.  Total  for 1901..  smelter, the Mother Lode and B. C. ore  went to the Mother Lode smelter and *"'  the  Winnipeg  ore went  to  the Trail   '  smelter, while the Snowshoe shipment.  ~:  was sent to the Nelson s'melter.  Wrecked in the Oale.  NEW YORK, November 24.���The full  rigged ship Flottbeck, which went ashore  at Monmouth beach during last night's  gale  is  tonight resting on  the sands  apparently little the worse for her ex- ���  perience and her crew are being cared  for by the life savers of station num-'"  ber four. The tug Robert Haddon is a  wreck,  but  her  crew was  saved.  One  man, -unknown, probably a resident of ~  Long Branch, was swept away when the  big iron pier at that place was for the  most part wrecked by the terrific waves.  Much   property  damage resulted  from  .the-Storm-all-along-that-pnrHnn oMhe -  * im  Judge Accuses Jury.  DETROIT, November 24.���Judge Alfred J. Murphy, of the recorder's court,  today discharged the jury which has  been hearing evidence for the past  week in the third trial of Edward As-  cher on the charge of murdering Val-  more C. Nichols and ordered the arrest  for misconduct of jurors James Pou-  pard and James Saucr and also officer O'Keefe, who was one of the officers in charge of the jury. The three  men were arrested and held in $500  bail. They afterwards were released.  They denied tho charges. Judge  Murphy issued a statement in explanation of his action. He says that Pop-  pard during the examination as to his  qualifications to serve as a juror denied  that he knew any of Ascher's family,  when, as the judge had since learned,  ho is in debt to Louis Ascher, the defendant's brother. Saucr and Poupard  are charged with endeavoring to belittle to' other jurors testimony of witnesses and create sentiment in favor  of the prisoner. Both are charged with  buying liquor on which O'Keefe became  intoxicated on November 5th,  Jersey coast. The Haddon picked up the  Flottbeck yesterday afternoon after  dark. The ship, under command of captain Singer, was bound for New York  fiom Plymouth, England, with a caxgo  of whito clay and minerals. The tug  was commanded by captain Start. She  had a crew of seven men and the ship  had a crew of 24 men all told.  "Converted" Thirty Times.  PARIS, November 24.���-Lamar Lewis,  a Boston youth of the "Chimmie Fad-  den" type, has betaken himself to Belgium, the French police showing a disposition to lay hands on him. For two  years he had been exciting the religious  sympathies of American and English  Christians here���chiefly pious old women and clergymen���by his mental  struggles in search of the true faith.  At first he was a Protestant and  wanted to become a Catholic. No  sooner had he apparently got settled  In tho Catholic fold than ho wanted to  be shown the way to become a Protestant Lewis lived exceedingly well, wore  fine clothes and was able to borrow!  money during the periods of religious  instruction, and always got a lot of  presents when he was finally received  into the new denomination. From data  collected it is calculated that he was  converted at least thirty times. Finally  some Americans happened to compare  notes, and then decided that the young  man's moral evolution ought to ba  turned over to the police. It is said that  Lewis formerly was a rider In the Bar-i  num-Bailey circus.  Chamberlain in Poor Health.  LONDON, November 24.���The friends-  of Joseph Chamberlain, the colonial secretary, have for some time been concerned with regard to his health. Today  Mr. Chamberlan wrote the Harmsworth.  school declining to distribute prizes at  that institution because, as he said:]  "It is absolutely necessary for me tq  confine my strength to public work."  Count Tolsti Not Dead.  LONDON, November 24.���There is no  confirmation of tho report circulated!  by a news agency in the United States  of the death of count Tolstoi. A letter;  to the Times from Odessa dated November 13 reports that he had quite recov*  ered from his illness and resumed work* 1_EQ__  NELSOHf TRIBUNE,  MONDAY MORNING,  NOVEMBER  25, 1901;  i - ���>-  ri-.i  �����*     *       =  ���   ���. .    .    .    ���   - '��� -'   V- W  /ft  ���to  to  to  "to  tor  to  m  to  $  to  m  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  toto-  >&.  I.fCOftl'OKATBD 1670  coiviijp^-isr"^'  CHRISTMAS GIFTS  It =ooms, porhnps, iv 111 tic early to mention thorn, but evory lady'prcfors  to give lior frionds something of hor own hundiwork mid it is high time to  select and chooso the necessary matcilal. Wo havejust received a. very complete assortment of Bclding's celebrated stamped foods, consisting of  Sideboard Scarfs,  Laundry Bags,  Tea Cloths,  Shaving Cases,  Doilies,  Veil Cases,  Pin Cushion Tops,  Embroidery Bags,  Bread Cloths,  Photo Frames,  Tray Clothes,  Button   Bags,  Centrepieces,  (in all sizes)  Colored Denim  Cushion Tops,  Etc. Etc.  Etc.  A lovely lot of articles in handworked Irish. Linen,to select from  Every shade of Embroidery-Silks in'Stock.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  t to  4^��e.6���&@��������$* \M^^as^��^a��?'  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES.  W F- TBETZBCi & CO.���CORNER OF  Baker 'and Josephine streets, Nelson,  ���wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver- Flre Clay Company,  Denver. .Colorado.  ^^^___  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  ^^  FRESH AND. SALT MEATS.  P BURNS, & CO.���BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in fresh and  cured. meats. Cold, storage.   GROCERIES.  KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, 1.141-  ited.���Vernon street. Nelson, wholesale  grocers.        * .__  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-FRONT  Btreet, Nelson, wholesale grocers.   v A. MACDONALD & CO.���CORNER "OF  Front and Hall-streets, Nelson, wholesale  ' grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, macklnaws and miners' sundrles:  J. Y. GRIFFIN .& CO.-rFRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in jirovisions.  cured "meats, butter and eggs.   LIQUORS AND DRY  GOODS.  ~~^S^^CffrSSSio:S~^r~cofZ7^KSSs.  Vernon and" Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and'dry  gooos. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary. Brewing Com-  pany .of i Calgary.   MSIEESS- flBEOTORY..   ARCmTECTS;   "A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.   CHOP HOUSE.   PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches-a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties ..supplied on shortest notice.  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  .moved, carefully at, reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand-store, Ward street.  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR.SALE;  SEWING MACHINES-OF ALL KINDS  for sale or rent, at the-Old. Curiosity Shop.  FOR SALE.  9C=  NEW  BOOKS'  We have not completed: the extensive alterations to  our store yet, but  that does. not. prevent, us fronv dping  business. New books are continually  being added, as the following list  shows:  The Man From Glengary  Connor  Warwick of the Knobs Uri Lloyd  Young Barbarians Ian  McLaren  Berjen   Worth Wallace   Lloyd  Farewell   Nikola /... Jay   Boothby  Strategems and Spoils W. A. White  Forma Gordeeff Maxim  Jorkey  That Girl Montana Ryan  The   Sensationalist Pier  The Right of Way Gilbert Parker  All-in handsome cloth bindings.  Successors to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd.  NBLSON; B. V.  FOR SALE-330 HENS AND PULLETS;  also place to rent. Enquire Hurry's Poultry-  Ranch, Fairview, oraddress P.O. Box l��3, Nelson.  HELP WANTED.  WANTJSD-POSiriON AS MANAGER OF  hotel or club. Best of references. Address A.  li;, Tribune ofllco.  WANTED-LADY COMPANION OR BOARD-  er, for winter mouths; comfortable home. Address Box 7i), Nelson.  SITUATIONS WANTED;  ���WANTED���THE CARE OF-OFFICES OR  rooms. Will go out to do housework by the  hour or day. 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C.  *  *  *  *  NOTICE TO  SUBSCRIBERS.  BY .-CARRIER.   FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO.. FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  -'phone Nor292.~night 'phone_No~_W._Noxr  new   postofflce   building,   Vernon   street,  Nelson.  NOTICES OF MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7. K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays ot each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Kojw, R. K.; ___ W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown,, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A.M". meets second Wednesday ln  each- month. Sojourning brethren  invited,  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.-  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  ' NELSON ROYAL A UCH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. R, 0.���Moot* Uiird Wednesday. Sojourning compuiiions invited. Chas. U. Mdln, Z;  Tlios. J. Sims, ,S. Vj.  TjtADJES; AND LABOR UNIONS.  MINERS' UNION, NO. 9fi, W. F. of M.���  Meets, ln Miners' union Uall, northwest  corner of .Baker and.Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o clock. Visiting  members trelcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for-Nelson district, per shift: Ma-  i -line men $3.50. hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other- under-  f.io.und laborers,$3.  BARBERS' UNION. NO. IS6, OF THE}  international Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays  of. each month ln Miners'. Union Hail at  8:30- sharp. Visiting members invited. R;  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  'Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A W. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 orclock.  In Miners' Union HaU. C. J. Clayton,  president; Alex.  B; Murray, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays ln each month at Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee. president: Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. Wl,  W. L. U., meets at.Miners' Union. Hall on second arid last Tuesdays in every month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, prosident: J. P. For-  rcstcll, secretary fl. M. Fortier, flxiancirl secretary.  ��� PLASTERERS': UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening'in the .EUiot Block, at 8  orclock. J. JXMoyer.president^ William  *y^_wcx0taxar_F��AIJBoKaa.          I  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  ���J*   week.  .*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ���H^-M-H-iH-H'*  There are six newspapers in Kootenay that can be depended on to opnose a  fair redistribution measure. One is the  Trout Lake Topic. It wants a riding  made up of the Lardeau and Trout Lake  mining divisions and the Duncan river  portion of the- Ainsworth mining division. Such a riding would have a population of about 1000. The Revelstoke  Herald and Mail want a riding with  Revelstoke as the center. Such a riding with thc Lardoau country cut off  would have less than 2000 population.  The Golden Era and the Canterbury  Outlook want northeast Kootenay, with  its less than 2000 of population, to remain as it is. The Kaslo Kootenaian  wants a riding mado up of the Ainsworth mining division alone, which has  a population of about 2500. Were the  wishes of these six newspapers granted,  7i>00 of the population of Kootenay  would have four members, and the remaining 22,500 would havo four. This  is the kind of representation Kootenay  and Yale and the lower Fraser country  have been denouncing for ten years or  more.  Too short a time has elapsed since  E. V. Bodwell announced his intention  to run for office for the newspapers of  the province to give their views on his  candidacy. A.s far as they have expressed themselves, the V. V. & E. press  ip solid for him; but it is noteworthy  that his candidacy is not looked on with  favor by a single newspaper other than  the V. V. & E. organs. There are a number pf newspapers in the province that  oppose the Dunsmuir govern ment, yet  who do not favor subsidizing either the  V. V. & E. or any other railway with  money or land. These newspapers appear to be a unit against Mr. Bodwell.  This is significant, inasmuch.atf it goes  to show that the people, if they had a  chance, would vote against Mr. Bodwell.  The Tribune, is of opinion that Mr. Bod-  ency in Kootenay on his policy as outlined in the Victoria Times. The people, outside of the few who hope to reap  temporary advantages, are opposed to  subsidizing railways and, getting nothing in return. If railways cannot be  built without,, fip.ajicial assistance from  the province, then-let-the-province use  its credit in building the railways, and  owning them after they are built. Ownership does not of necessity mean operation, but it' means something that is  of far more importance to.- tho people,  that is, control of rates. If the,Dominion government,- as is now. announced,  is willing to,subsidize railways.in.this  province, it is��� not at all likely.that the  subsidies, would '-be, withheld- simply, because the construction of the-roads was  undertaken by, the province.  The mining.laws.of British.Columbia  have come., in, for- much blazna in the  past two,years.. Companies, which have  failed attribute, their, failure to the  mining laws.- Companies that* have been  successful; however,, dp, not, seem, to  haye been.worrie<l by our���-bacnaws..Two  instances, may; he- cited. One. is, of-a  mine situate in .the Slocan. _ Its original  owners made money out of the-property  and sold' it to an old-co,untry .company.  The. old-.country . company worked the  property according to oldrcountrj*/methods, and the property-is-now shut down.  The name of -the .company, is tho Queen  Bess Proprietary, Limited.', The. other  instance.! is; of a. mine-.situate, in. Nelson  district. ln( 1893* the,property was acquired byian-oldTCOuntry: company,/who  worked it-for:-sixor, seven.yearsj.worked  itT until: there- was-, little-, ini sight except  debts. The company, was; reorganized  and a new�� man. placed in-control.' Today, taking every things into considera-r  tion, th,ere.are few, mines.-ia thexquntry  in, better, shape,, and' the.. repoiKtsi of ,the  company; have not-a-word to say-about  bad- mining laws or labor, troubles. The  name-. of this company*; is - the Hall  Smelting- &. Mining. Company.; E. V.  Bodwell1 of Victoria,, now that- he- Is  in "politics, should read, the rppo.r'ts.. Qf,  the,. two , compjauies, referred. to. After  -reading them he would probably, revise  his policy on.the "mining industry?' .  Charles Munro, M. P. P., of Chilliwack, says he will enter the Opposition  caucus. During two sessions Mr.  -Munr0-hasp0se5l-asfan.-Independf.ntr.re~  fusing to.enter, eitherr the. Govempi^n.t  or;the Opposition caucus,, but,almpstiin-  variably- voting-, with. the. Opposition  then,under- the . leadership of, J.osepja  Martin.,, He was. one., of- the thirteen  Who. voted, for-the V. V. &,E. subsidy.  So Mr., Munrp's. recent." declaration  should.-not; be of.-anyi particular, signifl-;  cance. The.only-gain made by the. thirteen is Richard. McBride of. D_ewd.ney(  and as, the, V. V. &. E. railway, if b.uilt,  would- not; give, the. farmers, of .-Dewdney  any relief: from the C. P. RtJ it, is not  clear why "Dewdney Dick'/- is in.tb?  camp of tbe enemy, unless it is because  he hopes to become minister of agriculture in the, Bodwell-;or-Bust govern-:  ment.    Oomp*res��ed Air, Is Suggested.  To the Editor of The Tribune: There  is much discussion going on at present  abput the eflicient. lighting, of the  city, and the best and cheapest means  of doing.so. It might not be.uninteresting if you would give space to the  m'atter in.the columns bf your.paper to  bring before the nptice. of the public  tbe merits of the compressed air, system as a valuable agent for so doing.  An air - compressor could.be installed  :n Nelson, at' much less expense than  an electric plant, and when, installed  tbe working of same.would,be. cheaper  and the,, uses, tc which, it could be iput  moie numerous.  There, is no power house required, the  plant consisits- of a shaft sunk to a.sufficient-depth to obtain.the air-pressure  required/ ending in a receiving tank  for the air and water. Water is cjirrie.d-  to, the head* pf the shaft and air is carried- do^n' the shaft by the water and  compressed in passage, and;delivered- in  the receiving tank six times drier than  the atmosphere and at the same temperature as.the water. These two fea-  tures. are of the greatest i'rr.portanc3,  overcoming, as.- they do, the, serious  objection: to. the mechanical compressor in its loss, of ppwer due ,tp .the heat-,  ir.g of air and cooling in transmission.  There are no moving, parte tc the cpm-  liresspr;  no machinery in rrietipn. The  " ^ *���& 0*?"00> ' 0*>0"  %  %  9\  9X  (t> SPECIAL SALE FOB THIS WEEK ONLY OF LADIES' AND  CHILDREN'S FURS, fa  /IV m  fi\ ^"e ^1 ��^er our complete stock of Furs, at, prices never before equalled in this city. iU  2J Ladies' Fur .Capes* Collars,. Muffs, Boasj Fur Lined Capes, Fur Ruffe; Persian Lamb Jackets, ���*���  9\ Grey Lamb Jackets, Electric Seal and Mink- CoatSi (f^  /jl No. 1 South Seal Jackets- in 24 and 26 inch, lengths, extra, quality.   As these coats have h\  fay been, carefully selected from- the large firm of j. Arthur. Paquet.of Quebec, the largest and one fa\  jl; of the most reliable firms of fur manufacturers in Canada, we can safely recommend each and >L  9? every garment sold by us. 'f *  /f\ Children's Grey Lamb Collars*. Caps,. Muffs, Boas, and Coats. /f\  /J\ Now is the time to make selections for suitable; Xmas. presents, during this special sale of furs. fk\  to        --- - m  to  to  to  to  to  36 Bakep Street, Nelson;..  1^.**^. 000 * 00 *00 * 0^ -^0 * 0^ *^ * (��f.'00? * 0f *^0 * 0*",*00* * 0&���*00, ^*,   j*k**- ��� "^^ *^Si��J^k ��� ^**��� ^^��^^�� ***��>> v2Sv5^.*J2^"-2R-"  f ��BK�� ^^^0)&*&&r.*G0*^^r ^00^&*^&*-9&*^^0'J0to0 4k*4tr- 4Bv^4B*^ 4B^     BflJ- ���'''^���b^^������^���If ^^&^^0 ^^Ri^^k'^^S'^^B^^S^^t-*  V'^STr>*.���'S^>^/*5C^^������**.��� **k��� w.-"^�����;^;^T.'^���'ST*^.-   \W ���~0fCi''0&:0&_.'0f!r&;'00^0*'0?-'<^-*0&0*-'  tag x*��:^**sS *g�� '^gkZi  0ft- 0&J 0&i_' 00 ��� 0*  tendancjj. is. needed. If this, plant- were  installedJn.Nelson.the cost of the same  would-, besayed each' year. It-can be applied, to. any, waterfall, but most sue';  cussfully.-'wrhere there.is a head of three  feet, or upwards. With the facilities in  Kootenay river, this would be any easy  mattei*.  Those who have seen air compressors  in,t operation, declare, them; to be un-  equaje.d for^ durability, cheapness and  every.'other feature;-the most,improved  mechanical^ compressor.-driven by water  or- steam, cannojt: equal the efficiency  of the air. compressor. This proposition  is placed; before.your; readers for-careful- consideration. If> any- further- information; is. required, as. to. the"' oth.er  uses this. plant- maj. be applied to, the  mod_e of; construction, etc., a,request, to  that effect; w;ill- oe cheerfully, replied to.   JOHN. LYNCH.  Tffi; ELEMPN. AT CALWA^  And- Its- Possibilities.  NEW YORK, November- 24.���The Nationalists disclaim any intention of  exposing colonel Lynch to- arrest and  trial for treason by. insisting on his  attendance, at- Westminster says the  London., correspondent, of r the. Tribune.  They haye-elected, the. Boep-warrior-as  a. defiant method,.of; making themselves  as disagreeable as, possible, and incidentally, have. dispatched., a. member-of  ihe ministjy r<-sponsible,, fu.r the kill-  :'iig. off iionie.rule. by. Kindness, for. Mr.  Plunlcett.wilLbf forced."to_,.resign-his of-r  'flee after-this sepond* defeatl, The_ Irish  party���-haye .scored- twice from theirj ojiin  point pf view andy are "satjefied. They  wili. not risk a government .counter  stroke in-, the. arrest, of Lynch, nor is- it  possible to smuggle him- into the cqm-  ~monsrand take~theToatlT"withoutTobser-r  vation. Lawyers agree that- colonel  Lynch can be prosecuted- a.s- soon as he  arrives on British soil, and' that' the  oath must-be administered in the. pres:  enc, of-the commons.     ~"        "*"  DUBLIN; November 24.���5erious.,riot-  ing followed, tha illuminations Friday,  night at. Galwav in honor of the election of. colonel Lynch, to. parliament.  The Nationalists, paraded the tqwn,  wrecking the doors and. windows of  Unionists and Nationalists suspected of  voting for the defeated candidate, Horace Plunkett. The police had difficulty  in clearing the streets. Vigorous charges  were met by showers of paving stones,  numbers being injured. A large force  of extra constabulary has been senti to  Galway.  PARIS, November 24.���The election  of colonel Arthur Lynch to represent  Galway in the, British, house of commons, is. attracting considerable attention.here, where the colonel, is, residing.  The newspapers publish his, portrait  as a Boer- colonel. Colonel Lynch ��� informed.- the- correspondent of, the Associated Pjess-that he,,d,i<l not-, expect- to  be molested-whenhe shouldigo.tO;Eng-:  land, at-the opening.of parliament. He  thinks hia- election is significant, ns  showing that the Irish party is. united;  and he. has reasons to believe Ireland  is on the eve of obtaining a satisfactory  home rule measure. Regarding South  Africa, cole nel Lynch said he had received information which convinced  him .that the war would end within three  months by a settlement securing to the  Bofrs autonomy on- the Australian  model.  ^^JlrP^Cf  4>,  &n/f  mx*  MM W fy  .&l��fau-0��*4n0*i��  &$tf- ^0iH^u4^4 -  C/^i^Chr  "t  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 2C6.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:   T.woDoors<;West,C. P. R.- Offre  TTrrnrTirTrrrTTTTmmrirnTTiTTriTTTTHTTTTrrrTxTTTTTi  TELEPHONE 39..  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  Hji3yEia?Eii>.  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON,.Secretary.,  ,. H����yo just lecelved 3,000,0    feot of logq from Idaho, and wo are prepared to onto tho largest bill  - of-timber-of aire dimensions or lengths.   Estimates given ot any time.   The largest stock of sash,  - doors, and, mouldings"iri"Kootenay.  0_QA��3FfcWBEI*:QF ALL KINDS ON HAND,  OFFICE AND"YARp8: .CORNER HALL AND FRONT STRFETS.   flu.  #-  ^  SRAMROCK   II  Did   not* win  the yacht  race,   but  LIPTON'S TEAS ARE SURE WINNERS  WE HAVE THEM  Red.L^bel Ceylon, 50c pound package.  Yellow. Label Ceylon, 76c pound package.  Peop!eTwhpTdrink-greentea ought-to-try-ou r-Rega!-  Brand uncolored, Japan.   It is the best on the market.   Pound package 60c.  We also carry Spider Leg and Gunpowder Tea.  Telephone 184>  Nelson. B..C.  Morrison & Caldwell j  MAMUFACTUBEIl OF  TENTS Ap AWNINGS  ' P. O: Box 76 NBLSON,- B. O.-  Iiiiiriitiiuimiimmuuumnuumiinnruua  NOTICE  The undersigned has resumed proprietorship of the blacksmith business  'formerly carried on by me and-lately  -carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the premises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street. All' accounts due R B. Reiley  are payable to me.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nelson. B. 0., October 16th, 1901.  ft;***********************  OF-  COUKSB    TOU    WANT, THE  T1IKN*   GO-TO-  BEST-  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.   lie will suit.you.  Largo stock of imported 6oason'a goods.  ^iar-Ma^a***.**-^*^*^1*^^  %.  ft  f��  i��  ty  m  Hill Issues a Circular.  NEW YORK, November 24.���James J.  Hill, president of the.Northern Securities .Company-, has.; issued, the- following  circular to the stockholders of the  Great Northern Railway Company:  "The Northern Securities Company,  incorporated under the laws of New.  Jersey with.an authorized capital stock  of $400,000,000. and with power to invest ih and hold the securities of, other  companies, has commenced business  anil has acquired from several large  holders of stock of thi Great Northern  Railway Company a considerable am-  j- ] tbis morning, Thomas Halliday of Ohio,  .___n _v^m �����* >������ ����� ���in��j��� *����������������_ 1 -,-   *  i      .-   -,,      ������-.-.���     .-,       ,    _-���   . ��� ii-;  A      ,rT-----...    gestion of Germany and Russia them J one of her passengers, attempted to kill  VM o;ul<i not faiay a single -eoatfhlo-j uiant runs atitomaUcaMjr ��wl no ��- j onnt ol that -stock. A nnJtorm imtoe Jias J has J>een ua. international picluu^ ^ ' Jiifl jyife and iztusa, Eoiandtted Juiclde,  been paid of ?180iper-share in,the fully  paid stock of-this companyat par. This  company is ready to purchase additioar  al shares of th3 same stock, at the same  price payable in the same inanner and  will accept offers made.on that basis if  made within the next 3ixty days. Offers  for sale of-stock of the Gre&t Northern  Railway ��� Company should be made on  tlie enclosed form and' should be accompanied' by the certificate of stock offered, with traisf_rs duly executed,  having United States 3tamps for transfer of two cents per share affixed. The  Northern Securities Company will deliver to the sellers of stock of the  Great Northern railway certificates of  its ow.n stock to the amount of the pur-  chasa price above- named, or if such  certificates are.not then ready for delivery, its negotiable receipt, obliging  it to.issue and deliver such certificates  as, soon as ready. For. fractional parts  of shares script- certificates convertible  into stocks in multiples of $100 will" be  given. A separate, form, accompanies the  circular."  Steamship, Companies Fined.  SEATTLE, November- 24. ��� The  United States treasury department has  imposed fines of $2460 on the owners of  the three Nome, steamers; the Roanoke,  Portland and Valencia, for violations of  the customs regulations in carrying  passengers from the north in excess of  the.license limit.  views regarding the surveillance of Anarchists. Tho idea was perhaps first  mooted at Dantzig. There is reason io  believe, however, that it was only recently that the proposals took diplomatic foim. For the present at any rate  it is not intended to call an International conference.  The Suppression of Anarchy.  NEW YORK, November 24.���Discussing the report of an international. conference upon Anarchists, the Berlin  correspondent of the Herald says: "Ifc  is officially confirmed that on the sug-  Accuses Mexican Government.  SEATTLE, Noveirber 24.���Captain A.  W. Hall, formerly, of tho San Francisco  schooner Adie, has landed here from the  British shipp Pass of Metfcrt, and will  hasten to Washington to lay before  the state department what he believes  to be a good cause for damages agaiar.t  the Mexican government. He claims to  have been arrested and imprisoned  without cause whilo on a oearl fishing  expedition in th3 gulf of CaJjfornia. After two montLs' ccnfiiement he guc-  ceeded in making his escape.  Germany Controls Sugar Industry.  LONDON, November 24.���The British  sugar magnates assort that their investigation has revealed the existence in  Germany of a great trust, called the  "Kartell," which has been in existence  a year, and that it is chiefly owing to  its agency that the price of sugar has  been forced down to the lowest point  3'n the history of the industry and that  Germany today is enabled to dictate to  tho world the prico of-that commodity.  Tragedy on Ocean Li-ier  QUEENSTOAVN November 24. ��� As  the White Star line steamer Cymric  from Liverpool yesterday for New  York was coming down   the   channel  NOTIOE.  NOTICE is hereby given that the Office of tho  .Mining R���Oorder_��or_tho-_Goi*.t__Biver^Minmg_  Division will bo transferred from Kuskonook to  Creston on the oth day of Novombnr. instant.  J. D. PRKNTICE,  Acting Provincial Secrotary.  Provincial Secretary'8 Offlco,  1st November, 1SOI.3   OEBTIHOATE OP IMPEOVEMENTS,  NOTICE.���Inio mineral claim, situate in tho  Nolson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located: On tho cast slopo of Wild  Horso Mountain, about ono milo southwest of  the Eliso.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. V. Townsend. acting us tittonl for Edwiiril Biilllic, free miner .scoi'-  tiftcalo No. iijC105, intend, sixty days from tlio  u'uto hereof, to apply to tho Mimrg Recorder for  n i*,erti_Ica_oof improvements, for tlio purpoho  of o,''taiiiing a Crown Grant of the abovo clnim.  Aim fui-iior tako notice tliat action, under .. c-  tion'17 ."���instbo commenced before tho issuanco  nf riiVVi n, ���'���liflcnto of Improvements.  Dated I lilt,' 2Wh day of August, A.D. 11)01.  Dated Uiib ����� ^ J(,' -x-owNSEND.  CERTIFICATE   OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  MnTrfiH���Vprmo it mineral claim, situato in  the Nelson'Mi..ing D.Wision of West Kootonay  DWhnw> lnraitcd- On tho west, fork of Ilovor  CrcVek��Uu'co^��d one-haL'miles south of Kooto-  nayKivcr.  TAKE NOTICE that I, I^.F. Townsend, acting as agent, for Albert I_. Vci Icr, ��.��/S0; Herman  L. Kel er. H55788; and Frederick S- Algiers, ii12Bj7,  intend, sixty days, from tho dnUJ hereof to a��� y  to tho kining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, tor the purpose of obUuming a Crown  Grant of tho abovo claim. ,.  And further tako notice that action, wider section 37, must ho commenced befoic tho issuance  *~of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this !3th day of O^lOT.^n. Ijg^  NOTIOE OF SALE.  In thc Supremo Court of British Columbia.   Between the Bank of Montreal, plnintiflH, and  the Noonday-Curley Minos, Limited, non-personal liability, defendants.  Pursuant to an order of His Honor J. A. J onn,  local judge, in  chambers made  in  the above  action on Uio Jth day of November, A.D. JSXH,  there will bo offered for sale with thei approbation  of thc District Registrar at   Nelson   by  Charles A, Waterman, esq., auctioneer, at tno  Court House, Nelson, B.C., on Tuesday, thc Jrtl  ��tay o�� Dooomhcr, A.D. 1801, at the hour of H  (otelocl-; in the foronoon the undivided quarter li)  Tswsi., share or interest of tho defendant Company  mm the "Noonday" and "Curley" mineral claims.  inoao of satisfying the .plaintiff's judgment in this  _tt��tiion for tho sum of ��060.08 and costs taxed at  ^Ilihe highest biddor shall bo tho purchaser.  Tbie Jiurchafici- will bo required to mako payment  in ��a��h at tho closo of the sale. The purchaser  will a;lno bo required to satisfy himself as to tbo  defendant Company's title. Further particulars  may ba.obtainod from tho plaintiff's sobcitors or  from th<ejuictionocr.  DatedarovemberUthkTa SIMPKINS,  KUiot Sc Vervnio,  iteii_tiff��|��)licito_a,  District Registrar^ THE; NEESOK TRIBinp, MOJJDAY MOKtpNG, ]srdVEMBER 28, I!|01  BAffi OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up_~$12,O00,O00.0O  BBBT . ..���-.   7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount) Royal ...President  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vice-President  B. S. Clovston Gonoral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Uakor and Koolonay Stroote.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Branches ln London (England) Naw York,  Chjoaqo, and all tho principal cities ln Canada.  Buy and eel! Sterling Exohange and Cable  Grant  Commorcial  and  Travelers'  Credits,  available lu any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado, Ebo.  Saving's Bank Branch  OUI-RKNT BATK OF INTKRK8T PAID.  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       -     -     -     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund,       ....  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000;  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B.  E. Walker,  General Manager  London Offlee, 60 Lombard Street, B. O.  New York  Office, 10   Exchange   Place,  and 68 Branches in Canada and  United Stales,  IMPERIAL BANK  OF    OAITABA  the  THOSE FUNNY COMPOSITORS  The Humors of the Printing Office.  Although the compositor is generally  regarded as the type of sober reliability, there are moments when he even  lapses into humor which is none the  less amusing because it is usually unconscious and unpremeditated.  It must have  been  in a  moment of-  ' very   uncommon   forgctfulness   that   a  ' compositor mado a friend of the late  ' Mr. Richard   Proctor,   the astronomer,  (who used to tell the story), say of his  hero   in   a   sentimental   and   touching  poem: "Ho kicked her under the cellar  Fiairs," when the poet had written, "He  kisscu  her  uuder the  silent stars,"   a  ���.cry  different  wd more commendable  thing.  But some of these lapses of the com-  ', positor suggest that the humor is not  always   unconscious;   and   one   cannot  help suspecting, that the compositor in  an announcement of a new company,  iuformed   the   public  that  the   capital  would   consist   of   "teu   thousand   five-  pound snares," know from painful ex-  ��� perience that company shares occasionally partake of the nature of snares.  It is ditficult to find any excuse for  tlie gentleman who in setting up an  account of, a railway accident which  proved fatal to an old- lady .informed  readers that "after the train had passed  over her it was found that the lady had  been cut in two calves."  It was- only the misplacing of a few,  commas that was responsible for thc  following announcement in one of pin-  daily papers:  "After him came lord Rosebery on bis  head, a white hat on his feet, large but  well polished' boots on his brow, a dark  cloud -in his hand, the inevitable walk-.  ��� ing stick in his eyes, a stern aspect in  gloomy silence."  Nor- was it the same compositor who  was responsible for the following "description of lord Roberts as he appeared in the jubilee procession: "Next  came lord Roberts riding. On a grey  Arab steed "wearing a splendid scarlet  uniform, covered with medals on his  head, a fleld marshal's hat with plumes  in his hand, the boton of a fleld marshal on his rugged features, a smile of  pleasure as he ackowledged the thundering plaudits of the crowd."  A'short time ago a startling notice  might have been seen in a station -n  Warwickshire, warning people aganst  - crossing the line, "as. a man bad been  killed by so doing by order of the directors." This is almost as alarming as  tbe following notice of a suicide: "Dec-cased blew out his brains after bidding farewell ro his wife and childre.i  with a f.un."  At a foot note to a poem printed in  a provincial paper some time ago wero  -these���lines,���which���must��� have���been���a-  starlling revelation to the poet's family  and friends: "The above beautiful pcem  was composed half a century ago by a  gentleman who has long been in his  grave for his own amusement."  .Economy in space is no doubt an admirable quality in a compositor, but  that it was possible to indulge that  quality too far was proved by the Intel  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowod on deposits.   Present rate  three per cent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  are very much lower than in the United  Kingdom.  There is one notable exception, however, to the rul��, and a railway exists  in that country which seems to have  been entirely overlooked. It is not a  large undertaking, and it may be that  its very insignificance has been to it a  means of grace. Certainly the shareholders have no reason to complain ofthe want of attention bestowed on their  property run by the state officials.  The railway runs from the harbor of-  Poti,  on the  Black  Sea,  inland for a  distance  of twenty-five  miles  through  the manganese mining district of thc  Caucasus.    The total cost of construction was  ��150,000, and   in   two   years  the profits were equal to that sum.   The  line has only been working since 1895,  and during the last few years the receipts  have  been   ��150,000,   while the  working   expenses, have   not   exceeded  ��13,000 per annum. This shows a yearly,  proiit of over ��5000 per mile of track.  ,   It will naturally be thought that under these .circumstances the managers  are doing everything in their power to  study the wants of the district through  which the railway runs, but unfortun-!  ately that is not the case.   No passengers are carried, and only ono kind' of  material,  namely,  the  manganese  ore,  just as it comes from the mines.   There,  is not sufiicieiit plant to deal with the,  traffic, and the business, of the mine-'  owners greatly suffers in consequence.  Steamers may be chartered to load man-'  ganese at the harbor' of Poti, and are,  often kept lying there for days before,  tlieir cargo is brought down.   The stations are obstructed with ore, and manganese producers have "no redress.  This want of foresight, however, on  the part of tho railway company will*  probably 'lead to its' downfall, for it  stands j;o reason that an important industry cannot long be allowed to lan-  ���guish without some effort being made-  by those interested. The Russians, however, are a long-suffering people, and.  they seem to- regard it as impossible to;  have any reform effected unless it is,  initiated by their government.  Capital (paid up)   -   $2,500,000  Rest ..*'������--.     -      -    $1,850,000  HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territorioa, Provinces ot  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quoboo.  H. S. HOWLAND President.  D. R. WILKIE General ManaRer.  E. HAY Inspector.  ���ffy.^'00* 0-00-00,000* 000-000-00-^'00* *0.,001^2^^^ffi��gfr^:g��:^^gr^g?gr:gT^g:^gg?g:^^fe*  to  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A goneral banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  interest- allowed. '  Drafts told, available in all parts of Canada,  United States and Europe. -  Special attention given' to collections.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  fashioned system of punishment which  it is said has tho sanction of a board of  directors of which bishop Wallows is  president, has been * unearthed at the  Pontiac, Illinois, state reformatory.  The pillory is a door with two holes in  the upper panel. Through these holes  the prisoner puts his hands and a chain  is attached to the wrists to keep them  in place. The arms are thus extended  on a level with the shoulder and can he  moved in no direction because the holes  in the door are not large enough to permit it. This position- Charles Miller, a  ten-year old boy, asserts he was forced  to.stand for twenty hours at a stretch.  He was taken down for ten minutes at  noon when bread and water were furnished him. Superintendent Mallory of  tho reformatory is quoted as corroborating, the statement. Young Muller's offense was whispering in school.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL THAT IS NEW AND NOVEL IN  Diamonds,   Watches   and   Jewelry  to  to  INTEGEITT  is the main spring of every successful bussiness.  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NEW YORK, Noveniber 24.���It is believed- that a movement to secure the  immediate release of Miss Eastwick,  the American woman who was sentenced to six months' imprisonment for  forging stock certificates, will be successful, sa'ys the London correspondent  of the World. A petition to home secre-  tary Ritchie in her behalf is now in circulation. It is signed by the jury and  other persons interested in the case  and prays for her release on the grou-id  that she is demented and upon a promise, given by her friends" that she will  be.taken to America and properly care-3  for.'  the expected sequel .to the opinion already-   expressed    by    the     London,  Thames,   Kingston   and  other  rowing  clubs;   who  are  the  backbone  of  tha I  meeting.    The- rules remain unaltered.  Salisbury Aging Rapidly.  NEW YORK, November 24.���The  London correspondent of" the Tribune  says that those in the way of seeing  lord Salisbury describe. him as aging  rapidly and displaying littlo interest in-  public affairs. His heart is not in his  work., He-searches in an absent-minded  way for the point "of- least resistance,  and averts as. far as possible political  disturbance and commotion.  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELS0J1, B. C. TELEPHONE JIO, 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  BD30N BOYS' NOVEL TEIP.  ligont compositor who in setting up the  hymn "beginning' with the line, "Ten  thousand times ten thousand," condensed it iuto nine figures���"100,000,-  000."  It must have been the same thrifty  compositor who translated C. K. S.'s  lines:  'Twixt half past seven and half past  eight  But sixty minutes lie  into  'Twixt 7:30 and S:30  But sixty minutes lie.  Ono of the most daring efforts of tho  compositor appeared in the proof of  Mr. Proctor's work on "Spectroscopic  Analysis." Tlie author had written  "Lines, bauds and striae for the violet  part of the spectra," and was horrified  to find this' converted into "Links,  bonds and stripes for the violent kinds  of spectres."  Not long ago a well known member of  parliament when referring in grateful  [.. - ttrms to hisuniversity a _ his alma mater  was horrified to find that the compositor had transferred his gratitude to  "alum water;" and a well known actor  who had narrowly escaped being run  over by a train was announced as having appeared at the   Theater "tbe  same evening in three pieces," which is  eloquent to the vitality, and'determination of the actor.���Tit Bits.  Best Paying Eailwiy in the World.  The railways in Russia are, generally  speaking,   either   the   property   of  the  government  or  under  its  control.    In  our own country, of course, parliament  reserves   to   itself  nominal   powers   in  railway matters, but to the general public the advantage of this reservation is  not very obvious.   The Russian government, however, is nothing if not auto-  .  .cratic,  and in this connection  fortun-  f-*ately its powers  are exercised ln the  interests of the public, with the result  Jliai passenger lares and goods rates  William Leslie Edison and Thomas  Edison, jr.,- sons of the great inventor,  are now all ready for their proposed*  cruise to Florida in a glass-inclosed  launch, and will sail in a few days from  Baltimore. The glass launch was taken  for a trial trip this week to the Susquehanna Plats, whero the men of the.  party had a try at the canvas-back's and  red-heads. Seventy gallons of gasoline  wero put on board the Quananiche,  which it is expected will carry the boat  as far as Norfolk.  William Edison, known on Broadway  in New York as "Billy," and who gave  moral support to his brother "Tommy"  when the latter took for his wife Miss.  Marie Louise Tuohey of the Casino is  enthusiastic about the prospective trip.  "While there is, of course," he said, "a  certain amount of danger in making  _such_a_long_trip_in_such_a_boat>_still_it_is.  comparatively safe traveling along the  bays and rivers in our boat. She is built  as strong as the best of workmen could  make her, and in case of a storm we can  always run her into the nearest harbor.  "The advantage of such a small boat,  is that we can go where we want, stop  when we want and see any amount of  pleasure. The feedom of traveling in  such a boat is simply great, and we always see a fine time .with our little  party.       -      ���    *  "All of the ladies are eager sportswomen, and enjoy hunting and fishing  as much as Ave do. They are all good  .shots. My wife has often shot large  gamo in the Adirondacks, and I have a  hard time keeping even with her."  William Edison is the youngest of  Thomas A. Edison's two sons by hia first  marriage. His wife was Miss Blanche  Fowler Travers, daughter of Dr. Edward M. Travers of this city, whom he  married in 1899, at the home of a relative of the bride in Elizabeth. The  wedding was a very important affair in  Elizabeth social circles. Mr, Edison is  an electrician. .  Thomas A. Edison, jr., is older than  his brother, and is also an electrician.  He has announced at various times that  he had perfected plans to harness the  sea, to snapshot a thought, to telephone  across the ocean, had invented a wonderful lamp and' done other marvelous  things calculated to make his eminent  father look like "small potatoes."   "  Young Thomas Edison married Miss  Tuohey in November, 1899 and there  was much domestic discord following,  the wife declares. She said her husband  was a "high-flyer" and spent money  like water and that he had a mountain  of clothes shoes and other wearing apparel. Mrs. Edison is now playing at  the Madison Square theater.  The two brothers have elieady mapped out an interesting plan of pleasure  touring for next autumn. A handsome 100-foot steel launch is beins* built  in New York especialy adapted for  cruising in the Florida waters. With  the exception of the interior woodwork,  there will not be a bit of wood on'her,  and she will be far stronger and more  seaworthy than the present boat. The  new boat will develop a speed of only  about eleven knots a hour. Her beam  will bo about fifteen feet, and she will  draw only about three and a half feet.  Chinese Hastening Back. ���'  PORT TOWNSEND, November 24.���  According to advices from the Orieit  brought by the, steamship Kinshin  Maru, just arrived, much excitement  prevails in China over the altitude ofthe United States relative-to "the exclusion law. Alarm is felt among a large  number of Chinese now in China who  are entitled to return to the United  States, owing to..the fact that it is felt  that a new law will be enacted of suoh  stringent nature,that.many of'the'privr  ileged classes will be barred from "returning. Hundreds are preparing to  rush to the United States before the  present law expires.  Pules Remain Unaltered.  LONDON, November 24.���A meeting  of the stewards of the Henley regatta  Saturday defeated by a voto of 19 to 5  the motion of W. H. Grenfell, the well  known oarsman and member, of- parliament, to exclude foreigners.    This was  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  We Wish to State  -Tore peat^tp- reiteraterca 11"  your attention to, and: convince you that we are giving 1he best value in  watches of any house in  Kootenay and also that we  do repairing as cheaply, as  prompt/y, and as satisfac-  torly as any other fit m.  BROWN BROS  Opticians  and Jewelers.  BAKKR STRKKT NELSON  Displaying-Coronation Robes.  NEW YORK, November 24.���According to the Tribune's London correspondent the coronation robes are boing.  displayed on wicker dummies in' tha  earl marshal's ~ London office, for the  benefit of dressmakers and tailors.  !H.H. PLAYFORD & GO. ��  Mi  Mi  i*  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  | TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR 1  ty ty  ty MERCHANTS. ty  ty . w  ty ty  ty   ty  ty ty  % P.O. Box637. iTelephone.117. $  ��__. J*  JjARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  [(BRICK AND LIJV|E . . ...  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special ��� quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  AND  MERCHANTS.  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEER, VALUERS, ETG.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall-  P. 0. Box G33 NELSON, B.C.  HOTEL  ORDERS BY MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  OFFICER B��KEB ST(EET WiST, KEISO/I, B.C. TELEPHONE HO. JIB.   P.0. BOX��8S.   BAKER-STREET.���NBLSON.   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  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  He Whirred in School  CHICAGO,   November   2L���An  old-1  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Ooast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will recuive  prompt attention.  WJrs- E. C. GlarKe, Prop.  Lato of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Imperial t{otel, Nelsoq  (Formerly known ns tho Silver King)  This hotel,' in tho central part of tho city, hns  boon entirely renovated nnd improved.  Tho commodious bar is supplied with all tho  best brands of liquors, wines nnd cigars and is  under tlio personal management of Mr. J. O.  Nuismith,  The dining room and restaurant are conducted  on tlio European plan, nnd theso nnd tho hotol  accommodation aro under tho management of  Mrs. Gorman, whose large experienco Is a guarantee of tho comforts of thc hotel.  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nelson.  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomc are' well furnished and  lighted by electrteu>.'     it.  The bar Is always Btoosed Dy the best  domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  HOTEL   BQSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house ln town. House and furniture new  and flrst class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Koom and board f5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  AX/OMPLETE LINE!;0F  Front-Doors "  Inside Doore  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local, and coast. -  Flooring  looal and ooasb. "  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rouffh and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds,  W WHAT TOU WAMT 18 NOT UT STOCK  VK WIIX MAKE rr ��OB TOO  CALL AMD "-OBIT PBI0B8,  J. A. Sayward   HALt. A1TP LAICB STREBTH, IWJBOtt   .  WEST TRANSFER CO.  ' < **! >������>  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work."  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal.  Imperial OU  ����?Jp.?nyoWa8hinS|:2.n Brfok. Ume Sc Manuj  d b   if Company-   General commercial agents  All coal and wood strictly oash on delivery  TjeuipgoNBiw.   Qffi0*8 '84 BaKer St.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  Notice to Municipal Voters.  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET, NELSON  AMERICA). AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  ���SIZ:?..  MEALS 25 CENTS   Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents to $1  P. Burns & Co.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms, JJlrtf clus tabic baud.  Head Offiob at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,  Ro3sland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,. Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET.  E. C, TRAVES, Manager  KDKRS.BX MAIH RECEIVE PROMPT ATJENTIO  .rt??110,1*-!.18 S?Feb5" ��iven that under the pro-  yis1ons of the "Municipal Elections Act" the following are entitled to vote for: mayor and aldermen at tho City Municipal* Election, viz ���  f. A5y,Jn,llo..0r female, being a British subject of  tbe full age of .twcnti>one years, -who lias paid  on or before tho first day of November all municipal rates, taxes, assessments, and licenco fees  payable by him or her, and ������������*������-- "  4< "Who is the, assessed owicr "of lands, or of  improvements, or theassessed occupier ol lands  "within tho municipality, or  .,' Who is a resident of and carries on business  and is the holder of a trades licenco in the  " municipality,or  "n'aUt10"18 a householder 'within tho municl-  Householdcrs are required on or beforo tho  _flrstdttyeotJDocember-to=cnter=vrith-tli0 undersigned thoir names, as a voter, and deliver at tho  ?��� ?/"?�� V^utory declaration in thc form  provided by tho statute.  ~ 3- K- STRACHAN. Citv Clork  Nelson, B.C., October 18th, imf'      y     0rK*  NOTIOE TO DELINQUEffT 00-0WNEB.  To John J.  McAndrews or to any Dei son  or persons to whom he may have transferred his Interest in the Black Diamond  mineral claim, situate on the north sido  of  Bear  creek,   about  three  miles  from  the town of Ymir, lying: south of and ad-  Joining the Evennig Star mineral claim.  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district,   and  recorded  in   the  recorder's  office for tho Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that   I  have  expended   two   hundred   and  /X?.^  .dollaEs    and,    twenty-nve     centa  ($212.25)  in lubor and improvements  upon  the abovo mentioned mineral claim in order  to hold said mineral claim under tho provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from the date of this notice  you fail or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together with  all  costs of advertising, your Interests in  tho said claims will become the property  of the subscriber under section 4 of an act  entitled,   "An Act  to  Amend  the  Mineral  Act, 1900.' JOHN DEAN.-  Dated at Nelson this llth day of Septero-  ber. 190L  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE.  His Honor tho Lieutenant-Governor in Council  has been pleased to make tlio following appointment:  ,���   '            Uth November, 1801.  Thomas Alfred Mills, of tho City of Nelson.  Epquire, to be���  Deputy District. Registrar of tho Nelson Registry of tho Supreme Court, and  Deputy Registrar of the County Court of Kootenay, holden at Nelson.   ���  Such appointments to take cil'cct on thc l8t day  of December, 1901.  ASSiaNEE'S SALE.  Tenders arc invited for the purchase of tho  stock in trade of Theo. Mndson, of Nolson, B. C.,  consisting of clothing, boots and shoes, men's  furnishings, and chattels, and a tent and awning  factory, witli canvas, tent hardware and bowmg  machines, otc.  Tendors may bo for the whole of tho stock in  trade or for any part thereof. Tenders may bo  for ensh or on terms. Tenders to bo ju writing  and addressed to thc undersigned on or before  Monday, tho 25th day of November, 1901, at 13  o'clock noon.  Dated at Nelson, B.C., his loth day of Novom]  bor, 1901. PERCY C1UDDLK,  Assignee estate Theo. Madson.  Macdonald & Johnson.  Solicitors for Assignee.  OLD PAPERS S-%!-P  TRIBUNE BINDERY DEPARTMENT  Vancouver Loc al New  i *"  I **"  -iv-l  -i r'rl  ��� *y  *"t  i  *<*  . r  -      J1  w  -   <-'<���_  f  ���   .,**  *.  WS��  -i��i  1           *  -,'*-*  '*;2ni*  \y  , -x.**  4  cr*  ��� i i-M  t  ,    v,  am THE KELSON TRIBUNE,  MONDAY   MORNING,  NOVEMBER 25, 1901  ig*.*.*. *���**��� *.***  Ml  Mi  Mi  \ii  \_<  -iii  Ui  Mi  ��S  Mi  Mi  Mi  \W  u>  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  *<  *.*.**^.*.*.*.i*.****.***.*****-*:**^'***'*^***-*r-*-**r-***^  ty  f\  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  a.  Reduced to one dollar per bottle.  Six bottles for $5.00.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  ***** ���*** ******************^******:*9**m*9**��**99****^  Fop  oys  Having added to my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods .ever shown in Nelson.  Everything is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my. stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.      V     .  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  5 a. in.  Daily.  LEAVE  GMO j>. in.  Daily  G:40 p. in.  Daily  8 a. ni.  8 a. m.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie.  Cranbrook, Jlarysvillo. Fort  Steele, Elko, Fernie. JHcliel,  Ulainnore, Frank, Macleod,  Lethbridge, Winnipeg, and   all Kastorn points.  COLUJIDIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY"  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Hevclstoko.andall points east  and west on C.P.R. main line.  Robson, Trail nnd Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  AIUUVE  ���1 p. m.  Daily.  ARRIVE  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a.in.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, Now  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  l p. m.  1 p.m.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J, A. GILKER  W  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  m  PUT US DOWN  In your note book as having the best bargains in  m  to  to  to  to  and you'll make no mistake. The bargains we. are now  showing are the best we ever offered. New and handsome Furniture in the latest styles. Early buyers have  the largest choice.  J. G.  GO.  BAKER STREET, NELSON.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  (ft  JA  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo~& Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)  AKRiriC  3:10 p.m.  ARRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a: m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  Depot  9:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m,  Daily.  LEAVE  Kaslo  7 a.m.  Nelson  G:00 si. m.  ���fc-Daily  NELSON &  FORT   SHEPPARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS       v.  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  AIUUVE  Depot.  G-.15 p.m.  Mount'in  5:50 p. in.  Daily  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.iu.  Daily  CITY AND DISTRICT.  The new bell ordered for the flre department from Chicago has arrived and  will be hung today. It weighs some 575  pounds and has the latest striking attachments.  Messrs. Charles A. Waterman & Company will offer- for sale by public auction on Wednesday afterroon the whole  of the household furniture and effects  >of D. J. .Dewar at the residence on Victoria street near Stanley.  0m.^>.^'00.0^'00'00.00'00'00. 00'00'00'00'00'00.00'00-^.00-^-^-^l-00'^.0  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  ��� We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that thev are the only Stoves that  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  give  There are two committee, meetings  called for - this morning in advance of  the council meeting, in the evening.  The public works committee is to meet  at 10 o'clock, and the flre, water and  light committee at 11 o'clock.  The adjourned meeting of the creditors of Theodore Madson will be held  this afternoon in the oflice of Turner,  Beeton &. Company, Vernon street, for  the purpose of receiving terders for the  purchase of the Madson stock. The  meeting has been called by Percy Criddle, assignee for the estate.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   OO.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  E. FERGUSON & CO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A COMPLETE LlflE OF CANADIAN AM IMPORTED LIQUORS.  Eainer Seattle) Beer in pints and quarts.     Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  pints and quarts.   Kola "Wine, the best Temperance drink. u  Our Special Canadian Rye in 5s and 6s.  Dawson's Perfection Scotch Whiskey.       Granada pure Havana Oigars.  Uuion Oigars, a full range in prices.   Oards and Poker Ohips.  Agents Brunswick-Balke Gcllender Biiliard  Tables and Supplies.  H. Ciegerich of Kaslo was in Nelson  for a few hours yesterday. He says business has been fairly good in Kaslo for  the past two weeks and the weakness  of the lead and silver market is the only  disquieting feature of the season's outlook.'The Whitewater mines are still  shipping, but it is understood that at  the present prices their margin is approaching the vanishing point:'  ��� Maxwell Stevenson, junior, of Philadelphia is expected to arrive in Ainsworth in the course of a few days,  when it is anticipated * that an increise  will be made at the Highlander. This  property is conceded to be in a better  condition than sny in thc camp with  resrpect to present shipments, it having  a considerable quantity of .ore that will  i^erage^fi(L;aunces=sily.er=^t6=the=ton=in=  addition to "considerable lead values,  and the ore requires vtry little handling. ������*  ROSSL,AND   EISQIISEE;RHVa   WORK*?  Tickets for the dance to be given by  the Nelson Boat Club at the Hotel  Phair on Wednesday evening have been  fixed at $2, admitting gentleman and  lady. They can be, secured at the Hotel  Phair. Jacob Dover's, Morley & Laing's,  or from any member of the dance committee. Those who patronize the dance  are assured of a good time and at the  same time help to put the club in shape  tc bear the financial obligations connected with the big regatta which is to  be held here next summer.  Sheiiff Tuck has returned from a  business trip to Slocan. He pays the  chief topic in the baby city of Koole-  r-ay is the action bf those who are opposed to tlie administration of mayor  York in endeavoring to have some 40  odd names placed upon the municipal  voters' list as joint owners of two lots,  the aggregate value of which is $100.  The old timers are said to be particularly hostile and the result of the next  election is said to turn very largely on  whether the 40 odd men get on the voters' list or not.  CUNL.IFFE &  McMILLAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORE OARS, skips, cages, ore bin doors, chutes and general wrought iron work.    Our oro cars are  the beat on the market.   Write us for references and full particulars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.-Ono 5-foot Pol_on waterwhcel, width 600 feet, "8 tolfi*  spinal riveted pipe.   One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking pump.    Hock drills, etopitif  bars. Sec, Sco.  AGENTS NORTHEY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  P.   O.   Box 198.  MM TEA  J. A. MM k CO.  The best in the market, In 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.  50e a Pound  GROCERS AND PROVISION DEALERS. Houston Block. Baker Street  THB  BINDERY DEPARTMENT OF  THE TfiJBUN�� ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL fJUlED 8LAHK CSQ^S  special aaua mm*  Owing to the heavy cost of transporting powder, from the magazine at Seven-  mile point, H. Byers & Company, agents  for the Giant Powder Company, have  decided to have a powder day, and Wednesday has been decided on as the most  convenient. Orders can be placed for  powder at any time, but will be filled  on Wednesdays. In a circular issued hy  the powder company in this connection  it is pointed out that this course was  forced on the powder company chiefly  through the action of the Nelson city  council in refusing the use of the city  wharf  and  other  slight concessions.  H. C. Killeo.i, the engineer in charge  of the public work which the provincial government has in hand in thc in ���  terior of the province), has returned  from Kast Kootenay, where he laid  out the work for a bridge at Michel  and one across Perry creek near Old  Town. He leaves this morning to inspect the road from Deer Park on Kootenay lake to the Blue Bird mine, a dis-  j tanre of three miles.. This Toad Tvas  i fount jointly by the owners of the Bins,  Bird group of mines and the government, and the company is now taking  in a concentrator to its property over it.  A meeting of the new labor party  which has been organized in this city  will be held in the Miners' Union hall  on Friday evening for tho purpose of  electing officers.  John Fitzgerald, the Fernie man committed to stand his trial by stipendiary  magistrate Armstrong upon a charge  of attempted murder, was brought to  Nelson last evening by constable Henderson. Fitzgerald is charged with having used an axe on his man, but the  victim of the assault is now out of  danger.   ' . "*  J. M. Cameron, the Socialist, whose  mission it is to organize branches  wherever he can, did not meet with  very much success in the Slocan. He  doubtless owes his failure to Tom Mulvey, one of the pioneers of Slocan, who  met him on the platform and put the  visiting Socialist to rcut. Tom claims  to be semthing of a Socialist himself,  but he has no room for the Socialism  as advocated by Cameron. As nearly  as can be learned Tom is a Socialist  of the Edward Bellamy school, and he  poured a broadside of rhetoric into the  Sccialism as preached by Cameron until there was not enough left of the new  propaganda to wad a^ gun, and Slocan  as a result will have to get along without it. ,  NELSON, B.C.  KASLO, B.C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C.  Gus Theiss and his two partners are  meeting with great success in their  placer mining venture on Perry creek.  Their ground is about a mile above Old  Town, a point>more or less famous in the  old days of placer mining on Perry  creek*. They are now down about eighty  feet and are drifting along the bed of  the old channel of the creek, and are  taking out on an average of $20 a day  for the tthree men. Their plant is about  the most perfect of its kind ever seen  in the province. They have a water  wheel attached to their flume which develops sufficient power to run their  hoist, and the, water after driving the  wheel is 'utilized to wash the "gravel  through their sluice boxes. A number  of other mining ventures on the same  creek are.said to promise good results.  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 and  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore Gars, Canton Steel.  is in Nelson. It is understood that his  visit is in connection with the Mexican  property.  ��� A. H. Gracey has returned from a  visit to the Imperial and Eva groups  on Lexington mountain in the Lardeau.  He has a crew of twelve men at work  on the property and the force will be  maintained all winter.  D. Wilson, inspector of schools for  Kootenay district, is now out of the  hospital. He came to Nelson three  .weeks ago suffering as he supposed froni  a broken arm, but it turned out afterwards that his shoulder was dislocated.  W. H. Aldridge and D. W. Moore of  the Trail smelter, H. E. Macdonnell,  general freight agent of the Canadian  Pacific, W. F. Newell of the Selby  smelter at San Francisco, D. C. Johnson of the Everett smelter, and J. J.  Campbell" of the Nelson smelter, left  this morning for St. Paul. As the existing contracts run out' at the end of the  year, and all of the smelters represented by the above mentioned persons  have been handling Kootenay ores, it  is presumed that the present visit may  have its effect -on smelting contracts  in Kootenay. All of the smelters mentioned are operating outside of the  United States smelter trust and It is  not unlikely that such arrangements  will be' made as will place it out of  the power of; the big smelter trust to  hamper the silver-lead mining industry  of this province.' x-  The statement that the recently organized assayers* institute has elec;ed  its officers is iuconect. All that has  been donu is to place certain members  in nomination and before any election  takes place tha assayers on the coast  will be invited to put in other nominations. The institute has beer, formed as  the result of the failure of the provincial government to carry out the act  recently passed by the provincial legislature which provides for the examining  of assajers and the fining of these who  practice without a certificate. So far the  enly result of the a��_-ajers' examinations that have been held has been -.he  sale by the government of certificates  to the successful candidal es, which are  of little use so long as persons not  proR^rlj^.certiftcated^are^allowed^to.carnyt  en business as assayers. The enforcs-  nr-ent of the act of the legislature is  said to be the chief object of the assayers of Kootenay in organizing their  iistitute.  The shareholders of the Dundee  company have heard nothing of the  rumored deal on the Dundee. Although  the mine is said to have few equals in  view of prospective value, the affairs  of the company are in somewhat of a  tangle. This is due to the former deal  which did not go through. This deal it  is understood was promoted by some  London stock brokers who, it is alleged, ag.-.-eed to purchase the stock of  the Dundee at 25 cents per share and  also put ?200,000 in the treasury for development purposes. This flotation is  said to have failed owing to the unsettled state (f the London stock market  upon the outbreak of the trouble in  South Africa, and a suit was to have  been stated by -the Dundee company  against the London men for damages  ftr breach of contract. Nothing has  ever been heard of the suit and it is  suggested that tha iecent deal in Du 1-  dee is but a revival of the old one whijh  ;rissed fire. The work that is now going on at lhe property is orly such as  would be necessary for its irspectioa  and it is being carried on by a crew of  nine men under the foremanship of  Tom Flynn of Ymir.  AT TEE HOTELS.  .TREMONT���Cyrus  N.  Clark,  Kaslo;  Arthur. Roblins, Slocan.  MADDEN���Archie A.  McDonald and  D. A. Matheson, Sandon; T. McHardie,  Cranbrook.  QUEEN'S���Charles Fos&,. Creston;  Allan Chisholm, Ferguson; Miss A. Pat-  onore, Ferguson; i Bi. Hickingbottom,  Rossland.  GRAND CENTRAL-^T. Mollett and  J. A. Dallas, McGuigan; John*McKelsen,  Lardo; William Barnes, Moyie; B. B.  Outwater, Slocan; Mrs. J. Martell and  Miss B. Blanchard, Pilot Bay.  HUME���H. Geigerich, Kaslo; R. H.  McMillan, Victoria; Mrs. J. F. Young  and children, Lethbridge; Thomas  Roder, Moyie; Charles Henderson, Fernie; J. Bronilette, Elko; Frank Mintur,  Gateway, Montana; W. C. Morris,  Grand Forks.  PHAIR���Robert Irving and O. T.  Stone, Kaslo; A. Muir, Sandon; James  Cronin, Moyie; A. H. Sperry, Greenwood; W. R. Ramsdell, San Diego;  J.  E. Boss, Spokane; W. F. Newell, San  Francisco; L. S. Austin, Spokane; G.  B. McLellan, New York.  from Wednesday to Friday and it is  possible there may be a fixed dinner  hour. These matters of details are trivial in comparison witli the ways and  means of financing the war. The sugar  duties will be doubled and countervailing duties against bounties added unless the ministers are alarmed by the  anti-British . agitation in Germany,  which is seriously embarrassing the  government in Berlin. Otherwise all  surmises are guesses in the dark. The  borrowing powers are still ample, although the Boer war has sent down  consuls from 112 to 92, but a large proportion of the military expenses falls  upon a limited class ot; income payers  which cannot endure increased burdens.  PERSONALS.  W. H. McKay, one of the pioneers of  Bossburg, Washington, is in Nelson on  mining business.  Rev. Robert Frew is expected to return to Nelson about the end of the year  to resume his pastorate of St. Paul's  church.  Dave McBeath, who has a piece of  the construction work included in J.  G. McLean's railway contract in East  Kootenay, returned to Nelson yesterday.  J. E. Boss of Spokane passed through  Nelson yesterday on his way to the  Boundary, where he is interested in the  Dominion Copper Company.  W. R. Ramsdell, who was interested  ��� BUSINESS MENTION.  Hotel for sale or to rent���The Prospectors' . Exchange, Thomson's Landing, B. C. Apply by mail for terms.  CITIZENS SHOULD REGISTER  Only a Week in Which to Do It.  The importance of registration should  not be overlooked. Householders who  often pay more revenue to the city than  property-owners must make a declaration as to their qualifications and hand  it to the city clerk this week; if they do  not they cannot vote at the next city  election.  The element that was defeated at the  polls on Tuesday last are a.gain at  work, and with the same object in view.  Mayor Fletcher and alderman Selous  are both J. P.'s, Charles Augustus  Waterman, adjutant or the West Kootenay Power & Light Company force, is  =roadr-tax=collector.=i=It=is=an=easy-mat-=  ter to obtain a householder's., declaration when the road-tax is heing collected, provided, always, that the party  paying the road-tax is likely to vote the  right way, and the two J. P.'s above-  named are never far distant  The scheme is a good one, and is being worked for all it is worth. The West  Kootenay Power & Light Company know  that if the City of Nelson builds a power  plant on Kootenay river, that there  will be no show for it to gain an entrance into Nelson in the future, and  the management of that company is  making every effort to prevent such a  thing happening. One way to prevent  it is to elect a mayor and council who  will do as the present mayor and council have done.  This question means much to Nelson.  First. It means that an outside corporation is attempting to interfere in  our local affairs, and that these attempts are being aided by nine out. of  ten of the managers of outside corporations resident in Nelson. The influence  of these men must not be overlooked.  Second. It means that tho growth of  Nelson is to be retarded so as to enable  tha West Kootenay Power & Light  Company to have a monopoly of selling  electric power in the vi��mty of Nelson.  Third. It means that the investment  of the city in the electric lighting business is to be rendered valueless.  Fourth. It means that the people of  .. elson must do as they arc bidden to  by men who take their orders from  places outside of Nelson.  So far the people of Nelson have been  true to themselves. Let them continue  to be true and the gang of grafters who  are now at worlc will get a repulse that  will settle them for good. But there  is only one way in which this can be  accomplished; at the ballot-box. The  ballot-box can only be reached by having your name on the voters' list.  See that you are registered and see  to it this week.  Ithe palm  5�� Another consignment of  IPEESH CANDIES  ty  ty Just arrived at the Palm.  ty  ty  ty  ro  Call and try IJiem..  for oiir ���"'"  8 XMAS STOCK*  ro  ro  ro  ro  ro  ro  TO  ro  ro  ro  OT  ro  OT  OT  ro  ro  ro  ro  m  m  ro  w  ro  Which  we  expect  December 1st.  We will   not   ask  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  $  Watch m  -X to  ..* * , to  to  to  to  to  on  about to  to  to  you   two to  to  prices for them, for we ex  pect you to come back.  Our aim is to please.  Don't forget the place.  THE PALM  K. W. 0. BLOOK WAED ST.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  sgeesgsegsegg&'g&'e&efcfrggcg***^  MONEYTALKS  BUT WHAT VOU CET FOR YOUR  HONEY TALKS MORE.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  Coffee Boasters  Dealer8 '��.' Tea and Coffee  ;  ���**���*���***���**���*���*���*���**.**.*.*.*.*.**���.**.*.  We"are offering at loweab prices the best  grades o .Ceylon, India, Chiim and Japan  Teas.  Our Best1, Mocha and Java Coffeo, per  ,'-������'���                   pound $ id  Mooha and Java Blond, 3 pounda  1 00  Choice Blend Coffeo, i pounds  1 00  Special E.'.end Coffee, 6 pounds ....... 1 00  Rio Blend Coffee, 6 pounds...  1 00  Special Blond Ceylon Tea, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  ^Telephone 177.  P.O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  _____  BEWARE OF IMITATIOj.3  Our Compound Syrup of White]  Pine and Tar  CURES COUGHS AND COLDSl  Beware of the "Just as Good" kind.  Insist on getting the Genuine C. D. &!  B. Compound Syrup, of White Pine and  Tar.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.       Cornor Ward and Raker Sts  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,  quantered^oak,^from^^^=  $2.50 to $7.  See our new line of fine pictures.  Our values in leather goods can't  be beat.  BEAL ESTATE  AND  INSUKANC EBBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can he bought from us on  two year's time without Interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  =FOR=SAI<B!i=  Carpets' are going at cost.  Coming Session of Parliament.  LONDON,   November  24.���Drafts  for  the  new .rules  of  procedure  for  the  house of commons are published as feelers   and  are  without  official  sanction.  Don't forget to call on us before  purchasing elsewhere.   Can  furnish your home  complete.  D  IV|cARTHUR  & Coy  SHEEIPP'S SALE.  Province oC British Columbia, Nelson, West  Kootenay, to wit:  By virtue of a Warrant of Execution issued  out of the County Court of Kootenay, holden at  Nelson, at tho suit of J. Ij, Porter of Nolson,  B.C., plaintiff, and to me directed, against the  goods and chattels of Robert Corlett, John Knud-  son, John Rowclland James Gill, trading under  the name style and firm of "Fairview Lumber  Company," defendants, I have seized and taken  in execution all the right, titlo and interest of  the said defendant, Fairview Lumber Company,  in one Watcrous engine and fixtures, ono boiler,  one shingle machine, one edgcr, und ono  hunchor, all now in the saw mill building, situate  on the north sido of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's track, on thc water front of thc  west arm of Kootonay Lake, below block 75; between Park and Cherry Streets in the City of  Nelson, B.C.; to recover the sum of ono hundred  and thirteen dollars and forty cents (��113.40) and  also interest on one hundred and eleven dollars  and forty cents (S111.40) from tho fifteenth day of  November, 1901, until payment, at the rate of  five por centum per ani^um, besides sheriffs  poundage, officer's fees, and.all other legal incidental expenses; all of whfch I shall cxposo for  sale, or sufficient thereof to satisfy said judgment, debt nnd costs, at my oflice noxt to the  Court House in thc City of Nelson, B.C., on Monday, the 25th day of November, 15X11, at thc hour  of eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  NOTE���Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest and title of tlio said dofend-  $2600���Furnish od house containing 5 rooms  bathroom, etc. Pleasantly situated. Two  lots.   Part cash, balance easy terms.  $1000���House and lot. House contains _ rooms,  bathroom, etc. Centrally situated. ��500 cash,  balanco monthly payments.  $1725���Five-room cottage. HaU, bathroom and  pantry. One and a half lots, fenced and laid  down in clover.   Very easy terms.  $8226���House containing 15 rooms, hall, bathroom, etc. Suitable for boarding house. Closo  to Baker street. ��1500 cash, balanco easy  payments.  $34f>���Three-room cotl.ngc and lot in Slocan  City. Frco title. ��200 cash, balance on easy  terms. .  $250���Good cabin nnd lot in Hume Addition.  ��150 cash, balance in threo months.  REaiNALD J. STEEL  Phone 278. Official Broker,  IMPERIAL BBEWIM COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  '  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  Reforms of the question of abuse and  some  years  ago in the White Grouse I private   business   are   inevitable ^ and  mountain properties, and who later was    changes in the system of divisions and I ant. ������.���.,,  interested with Pat Burns and others j expansion of the committees are prob-   ^at^atNelson. B.C.. 18th da| of November.  3n the bis popper renXato in J&xtaob lable, Xh�� short, sessioa jnsj |>e shifted j pi&iKiX&uikbfKQotma?.  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  R. REISTERER & CO.'  BRawlCKS AND aOTMJtBB Of   '  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade,]  BREWERY  AT   NELSON     ��  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!  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST BRAND8  UQUORB AND CIGARS.

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