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 Fp* . .  -     tv  ESTABLISHED   1892  THURSDAY  MORNING,  NOVEMBER 28,   1901  DAILY EDITION  IS ALMOST SURE  KASLO MAY GET A HELPFUL INDUSTRY.  RICH STRIKE REPORTED IN ONE  OF THE BOUNDARY COUN-  '  TRY MINES.  SANDON, November 27.���[Special to  The TribuneJ���Your correspondent has  positively authentic information that a  big lead smelter will be built at Kaslo.  Maurice Gintzerger of - the Monitor  mine is the promoter, and he has a  Glasgow syndicate with unlimited capital to undertake the work. It only remains for the expert, who is now on the  way, to pass, on thc feasibility of lhe  undertaking, and construction will be  commenced ��� immediately. This announcement will undoubtedly come as  somewhat of a surprise, even to Kaslo  people, who supposed they were on; but  Oiutzburger has a method of carrying  out business on the quiet and accomplishing things without much noifae.  The company which he has-interested  in the project is composed of men already interested in the Monitor. The  Monitor was purchased by Gintzberger  for the present owners about a year ago  for $130,000, and is already 911 velvet  with a half a million dollars 'worth of  ore in sight. This syndicate is prepared  to invest; any amount of money in the  enterprise, and have secured tho services ci one of thc best smelter experts  in England, who is now on his way to  Kootenay to investigate the conditions  existing at Kaslo. If the result of lus  investigations are satisfactory, work  will be commenced immediately.  Good Strike in a Boundary Mine.  GREENWOOD, November 27.���[Special vto The Tribune.]���Ou the 300-foot  level, the'west crusscuiwhcn 111 310 feet  encountered ore in tlie Sunset mine.  Tho oi-e is sulphide- hi quartz gaugue  and is the richest yet found 111 the iiiine.  A sample of the first four feet cut into  gave an average of $21 111 gold, with  small values in silver and copper. The  mme is owned by the Montreal & Boston Copper ��Con.pany of 'Montreal. Superintendent Harry Johns says arrangements are being n ade with thc local and  Granby smelters, with a view of lotting a contract to treat the oro pending  negotiations' for the purchaoe of the  Standard pyritic smelter.  Rossland Local News.  ROSSLAND, November 27.���[Special  to The Tribune ]���Center Star stock  was slightly lower today, closing at 41  cents. The manager's statement to the  directors at the' annual meeting as Lo  thc value of the ore in sight is regarded  ns unfavorable, otherwise the repoit is  looked upon ps a good -one, and thc  stock will hkoly go a good deal higher  in the near- future.  _ -3*vli\ 'Wertenweiler,' Henry Bratnober s  ~siile^paffneiv"and=J7=H7=Mackenzie,=*=the=  new general manager of the Le Roi,  who succeeds Bernard McDonald, arrived here last niglit. Director Frecheville is anxibus to get back to Loudon,  and hopes-to be able to leave Rossland  early next month.  There have been jno fresh cases of  smallpox reported today. The city  authorities will claim payment from the-  Dominion government for all expanses  ���incurred.by the present outbreak, owing  to the faulty quarantine inspection at  Northport.  America ami Molson's Bank, and very  much the greater part to thu former institution. As far as his Victoria and  Vancouver Island business were concerned they paid well, but he was crippled through having to pay interest on  a heavy loan incurred in connection  with tho construction of the Seattle,  Lake Shore & Eastern railway.  Thc Esquimalt Marine Railway Company have been .awarded the contract  for tho rcparrs to the collier Victoria,  which was picked up at sea in a disabled condition a short time ago.  Thc bark C. F. Sargent with coal  from Seattle to San Francisco was towed  into Esquimalt early this morning, her  pumps tailing to work when she had  shipped a couple of seas.  Tlie steamer Manuense has been chartered to carry 3000 tons of ore monthly  from the Hayes mine on Alberni canal  to the Tacomu smelter. The Monitor  mine will also recommence shipping in  the spring. ��� This, with the shipment  from the Leonora and other Mount  Sicker mines, will make the output of  Vancouver island mines reach a respectable amount next year.  discovery prevented the smuggling of  some $'10,000 worth of furs that were  just ready to be shipped.  BURLINGTON, Vermont, November  27.���Information has been obtained  here confirming reports of the extensive smuggling of valuable furs from  Montreal to points in this state and  two persons are under bonds for examination, having been arrested by United  States officials at Abergh. Within two  months the United States treasury officials and customs officers have made  six big seizures at Abergh and Swanton.  Police Captaia Fined  ALBANS", November 27.���A verdict  of guilty was rendered this morning in  the case of captain Thomas J. Diamond  of New York City, who was accused of  having willfully neglected Lo suppress  vice m his precinct. The crime is a  misdemeanor and the case was tried before a jury. Captain Diamond was  sentenced by justice Herrick to pay a  fine of $1000 or to be imprisoned in the  Albany county penitentiary. The" fine"  was paid.  BIG STRIKE ON TRUE BLUE  Greenwood Local News  GREENWOOD, November 27��� [Spec-  of the shift bosses in the Mother Lode  o fthe shift bosses in the Mother Lode  mine, was married tonight to Miss  Louisa Stairs by Rev. Dr. McRae, Presbyterian minister. Several other employees of this mine were married lately,  and two more are preparing to follow  suit shortly.  Thanksgiving day engagements at  Greenwood are mostly private gatherings of families and friends.. The only  public events, is the sale"of goods and  the dance in the evening under the auspices of the committee of the church  of England. A traveling comedy company will play in the auditorium in  the evening.  A numerous attendance at last night's  Knights of Pythias ball, which was a  very successful affair. ,  Today's arrivals include J. S. Wilson  of Nelson."   .,.**,.  Fatal Accident at Sandon.  SANDON, November 27.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Louis Kroton was killed  and Mike Gvora injured on the K. & S.  railway near the Last Chance bridge  today. The men were employed.on the  section, and were doing some track  work when a rock rolled down on top  of them. Gvora is not seriously injured.  Both men are Galicians.  Ledge Cut on Tuesday.  J. C. Drewry arrived in Nelson yesterday from the True Blue mine, near  Kaslo, Lhe development of which he  has in hand for the Canadian Goldfields  Company. He is in high feather over  a very" important strike which was  made in the lower level iu the past few  days and one which should have a very  marked effect on the stock of the company. The preveious showing in the  True Blue was counted pretty good in  itself, but it sinks into comparative insignificance when compared with tho  showing in Lhe lower level. A week ago  Mr. Drewry thought his company had a  big thing.witlfa 16-inch stringer of high  grade copper ore "in the " 50-foot "level  which assayed 20 per cent copper,, with  gold values ranging from'$2 to ?8 per  ton, but on Tuesday the ledge was cut  at a depth of 140 feet when the miners  broke into a body of rich ore 4% feat  wide.  It is too early at present to say just  what the ore will carry at this point-  but in appearance it is identical with  that in the rich stringer above. Should  tests upon it prove the larger body in  the lower level to carry the same values  as those obtained in the upper workings  they wil stamp Tuesday's strike as the  most sensational in this season's mining operations throughout the province.  The ledge in which this pay chute occurs has a width of several feet in the  upper workings, the bulk of which will  stand shipping as soon as the property  is equipped with a tramway, but selected  ore from it can be shipped even under  present conditions. It is what the company designates as second-class ore,  -Dut=samples=at^4i=per-*=eent=copper=*with=  small cold values.  Tuesday's strike will not make any  difference, with respect to thc True  Blue's shipments this winter, as arrangements have been made to get out  all the ore possible over the rawhide  trail while the snow lasts. The output  of the True Blue this winter will come  to the Nelson smelter, Mr. Drewry having signed a contract with the local  smelter upon the basis of $4.50 -per ton  for freight and treatment from Kaslo..  This is considered a very advantageous  arrangement for the mine, and one  which should leave a handsome margin  over the cost of mining and treatment.  Among the large holders of stock in  thc Canadian Goldfields arc Messrs.  Gooderham & Blackstock of Toronto,  Hodgson of Montreal. R. K. Hope, registrar at Hamilton, Thomas Wilson of  Clarence, Ontario, Alc.v Fridham ��� of  Grenville, Quebec, J. W. Graham of  Montreal, and J. C. Drewry of Rossland, and they will have cause for  thanksgiving whether they know it or  not.  Mills on the Canal Question  NEW YORK, November 27.���David  Mills, minister of justice in Canada,  continues m the December number of  the Empire Review an historical examination of the British territorial claims  in Central America piior to the Clayton-Bulwer convention, cables the correspondent of the Tribune. The minister's argument is against the Clayton-  Bulwer convention rather than the revision of the treaty for the practical  purpose of facilitating the construction  of tho canal. Thc trend of public opinion remains strongly in the direction of  the settlement cf the canal question on  any terms which will enable the American government Lo construct the waterway and promote the welfare of the  world.  :   ���  Services for Count "Wildenburg..  LONDON, November 27.���A requiem  service for count Von Hatzfeldt Wil-  denburg, the late German ambassador  to the court of St. James, who died here  November 22nd and whose body was removed yesterday evening from the embassy to Victoria station with full military honors, was celebrated at" the  Roman Catholich church here today.  Most of the diplomatic corps and high  court and foreign officials attended.  King Edward was represented by the  lord chamberlain, the earl of Clarendon.  Lord Salisbury was prevented from being present owing to a slight indisposition.   Ignore Astor's Citizenship  LONDON, November 27.���William  Waldorf Astor authorizes a denial of the  report that he was the purchaser of  Battle Abbey, sold at-public auction yesterday for ��200,000. A curious feature  of the reportis the failure of everyone  in commenting upon it to recognize Mr.  '���"Astor's naturalization as a British subject. All the newspapers giving Mr. Astor's denial add with an. air of self-  satisfaction ' that the purchaser was  an Englishman.  TERRIBLE WBECK  ON THE WABASH RAILWAY  IN MICHIGAN.  Strong Banking Institution.  NEWPORT, Rhode Island, November  27.���What is thought to be one of the  strongest banking institutions in the  country has been formed and is known  as the Newport Trust Company. The  institution" has purchased the Newport  branch of the Industrial Company of  Providence.  WHOLESALE LOOT OF PEKIN  AN EMIGRANT AND FIRST-CLASS  TRAIN   OOLLIDE-OCCUPANTS^  BURNED AND MANGLED.  News Notes From Victoria.  VICTORIA, November 27. ��� Many  wilO rumors are' beiug circulated in  regard to the failure of Thomas Earle,  M.P. As a matter of fact his liabilities  will not reach $250,000, all of which is  pwing to the Bank of British North  Extensive Fur Smuggling.  CLEVELAND, Ohio, November 27.���  Detectives from the treasury department of the United States government  believe they have unearthed the most  extensive smuggling scheme in the  history of the country. They estimate  that $100,000 of furs have been smuggled into this country from Canada,  and of this quantity about $25,000 worth  have been confiscated -,, by the government from some of the most fashionable people of northern Ohio. Collector  of customs Charles F. Leach and his  deputies have charge of the work of  confiscation. The victims live in  Youngsto'wn, Canton, Massillon, Cleveland and several other northern Ohio  towns, but collector Leach refuses to  make public their names. One lot received! at Youngstown cost at least  ?1500. A big fur firm in Montreal is accused of sending goods into this country  and avoiding the duty. They were shipped, it is said, to White River Junction,  Vermont. From this point they were  sent to their destination by express.  Mr. Leach says the members of the fur  firms are under indictment in Vermont  charged with, smuggling and that th��  During Boxer Uprising.  NEW YORK, November 27.���The  Paris correspondent of the Times gives  what he declares is the reason for the  disinclination of the French sovern-  ment to make public the reports of  general Voyren, who commanded the  =FfWch=^expeditiohary���force^iif^Chinar  Tho correspondent asserts that until  the legations were relieved European  women went through the best shops in  Pekin pillaging loads of the most precious articles. Silks, laces, jewelry, and  gold and silver objects and ivories were  taken. Looted articles, according to the  correspondent, were hidden in the respective legations.  PARIS, November 27.���-The publication in tho Matin and other morning  papers November 26th of alleged ex-  rtacts from the confidential report of  general Voyren, the former commander  of the French troops in China, has revived interest in that alleged looting  in Pekin. In a published interview M.  Pichon, who was the French minister  to China at the time of the Boxer outbreak, denies that any women connected  with the legations engaged in the looting. After Pekin had been relieved he  ordered that all baggage of French people leaving Pekin be searched. As to  the auctions in the legations, they only  occurred in one legation, the English  or the American, M. -Pichon does not  say v.'hich. ;-  Carrie's Husband Gets Divorce.  KANSAS CITY, Missouri, November  27.���A special to the Star from Medicine  Lodge, Kansas, says: David Nation was  today granted a divorce from his wife,  Mrs. Carrie Nation, the joint smasher.  The court exonerated Mrs. Nation from  the charge of cruelty to her husband  and divided the property. Mrs. Nation  said that one reason she fought the proceedings was that she wished to continue to share the pension money  drawn by her husband.  MEDICINE LODGE, Kansas, November 27.���Judge Giilett granted the divorce upon the ground of gross neglect  of duty. When Mrs. Nation first started  out on her career of joint smashing  over a year ago Mr. Nation seemed to  be in sympathy with her raids, but  when she spent all of her time away  from her home crusading or serving sentences in jail for destroying property  he went to the home of his daughter in  Indiana and lived. He was Mrs. Nation's  second husband and was nearly seventy  years old. TU? couple had lived together  -for many years.  DETROIT, November 27.���One of the  most disastrous wrecks in> the history  of the V/abash railroad or any other  Michigau railroad occurred at Seneca,  Michigan, a small way station about  thirty miles southwest of Detroit between 7 and V.30 tonight." Train No.S,  an immigrant train, with two engines  west bound collided under a full head  of steam with train No. 4, east bound,  about one mile from Stneca. The result  was that five or six coaches on the immigrant train were crushed and its load  of human freight sent into eternity in"  a moment, while oue coach on train No."  4, which consisted of a parlor car, dining and baggage car was also telescoped,  and four dead bodies ha.e been taken  from the wreck so far: . It is not  known how many people there were on  the. emigrant train, but the death list  will be anywhere from U0 to 130. The  people oh that train were caught like  rats m a trap and ciushed. Then the  wreck caught fire and those who were  not instantly killed were slowly roasted  to death, au'd none of the spectators, who  quickly gathered from thc farm houses  nearby, were able to give aid. the  whole emigrant train was soon con-"  suhied by the-flames and every ptrson  oh the traia, it is reported, was killed.  The.larmers residing along the track  rushed among the blazing mass to rescue those who they thought might "be  alive. The bodies hauled out of the  wreck were taken to nearby farm houses,,  which are filled with dead and a large  number of injured were cakeirto a hospital at Peru, Indiana. Along the tiack  long lines of burned bodies he covered  with blankets, presenting a gruesome  sight. It'may be that the exact number  of killecL-or- wcundeJ-, will,. never be  known. At present it is .impossible to  get anything resembling a list of Lhe  injured from Seneca. It is said here  that the accident was the result of a  misunderstanding of orders. It is reported in Seneca that No. 4 shoula have  waited at Seneca station and No. IS  should have taken the siding. This was  not done. Then tho crash came. The  net result is that one whole train, No.  J3, is burned, tbe engines are complete  wrecks on both trains and on No. 4 the  coaches between the dining and thc  baggage cars are crushed into Icindiing  wood.  Rushing Through Australian Mail,  CHICAGO, November 27.���Four hundred and eighteen sacks of Australian  London mail are being rushed across  tlie continent to reach New York in  time for the steamer on Sunday for  Q'ueenstown. The mail left San Francisco Monday and; is due at Council  *^BluffsrIO'wa*ra1r3*:*'4B*=pr;iiir=tomorrow?=lt  will be transferred to the Chicago, Burlington & Quiney railroad. If the mail  shall be late in reaching Council Bluffs,  a special train will be in readiness for a  race across Iowa and Illinois to catch  the Lake Shore mail,,'which is to leave  Chicago for New York at 2 o'clock Bn-  day morning. This is the second instance that an irntallment of Australian  mail has been diverted from the "Suea  canal route to the trans-American pathway. __________  THE DOMINION OF CANADA  licly prayed that heaven might bring  success to the Boers is an anomaly of  a mournful type.  TORONTO. November 27.���A statement just issued by the department of  crown lanjs shows that out ot a total  estimated area of the province of 126,-  000,000 acres no less than 85,883,925  acres, or 67 per cent, are still iinsur-  veyed, 1<>C,13C,422 acres or S3 per cent,  are still iu possession uf the crown, of  which 17,2i2,437 acres are surveyed.  TORONTO, November 27.���-A man  stood on the corner of Ring and Bay  streets this morning and fired several  shots at three men passing down the  street. None took elfeut. The' police  arrested the man, who gave his name as  Alex Anderson, en route from Michigan  to Caledonia, where hio mother resides:  He said to tlie police, "Your dead here,  but I'll waken you up." He is evidently  insane.          Stole Government Papers.  NEW YORK, November 27.���Carl P.  Hoffman, who was employed as stenographer by tho isthmian canal commission at Washington, was arraigned before United States commissioner  Shields today charged with stealing  government papers. He agreed to return  to Washington to stand trial there'on  the charge. Hoffman was arrested last  night. The charge against him "is that  on November lath he stole a copy of the  final report of the commission to president Roosevelt. It was charged that  Hoffman offered a copy of the canal  commissioners' report to tho French  ambassador and that another copy" was  offered to a newspaper. Hoffman had  been in the employ of the canal commission for about eight months. It" is  alleged that when tbe commission made-  reports Hoffman struck them off on thc  typewriter. It is alleged that he struck  'off more duplicates than were needed  and would sell them to such newspapers  as would buy them. .  City Official Commits Suicide,  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, November  27.���Stuart R. Young, the retiring city  treasurer of Louisville, committed suicide by shooting early this evening in  the rear of a warehouse at Nelson and  Sixth streets. Mr. Young's books as'city  treasurer have been under examination  by accountants at the city hall today  preliminary-to the office being transferred to the new city treasurer recently elected. ^.   Meeting of Conservatives.  LONDON, November 27.���At today's  session of the annual conference of the  National Union of Conservative Associations at Wolverhampton the party platform was enlarged by calling on the government to adopt drastic measures to  suppress the organized obstruction of  Nationalist members of parliament and  arrest colonel Arthur Lynch, the recently elected member flor Galway, who  served in the Boer army, immediately  on his landing in England.  STRANDED AT THE NORTH  row or one-sided spirit, but with a  genuine desire on our part that this  enterprise should be conducted to a  successful end and that the principle of  the .neutrality of the canal for whicli  we have contended should be maintained; that the canal should be open  and free to the commerce of the world,  and that those objects should be  achieved under conditions honorable  and convenient to both sides alike."  Lord Lansdowne'7 made hopeful reference to the South African war. He protested against the misrepresentations of  the pro-Boers and said the incalculable  mischief arising therefrom found a  striking^ illustration produced in the  continental press by the speeches of  Joseph Chamberlain, colonial secretary,  at Edinburgh in which he, lord Lansdowne, found no suggestion of offense.  THEY STILL FMT  Wouldn't Stand the Consequences.  LONDON, November 27. ��� Laurie  Marks, well known in London sporting  circles as an American bookmaker,  jumped overboard from a channel steam-  erand was drowned. It is said detectives  wanted to interview Marks in connection with the Liverpool bank frauds.  An injunction was granted in the high  court this morning to prevent the withdrawal of large sums of money standing in a London bank in favor of Marks.  NEW YORK, November 27.���Laurie  Marks was well known among sporting  men here. He was born in this, country  about 50 years ago. He * was a bookmaker. He became" interested in prize  fighting some years ago and gave up  bookmaking to follow the ring.  MADE A FDLL CONFESSION  Happenings in Brief.  WELLAND, Ontario, November 27.���  J. F. Croiis, M. P. P., Liberal, was renominated for Welland county yesterday.  MONTREAL, November 27.���John  Herdt, head of the firm of J. Herdt &  Co., died suddenly at his residence here  this morning.  HALIFAX, November 27. ��� Amos  Fader, a carpenter, 37 years old, fell  down stairs at his residence last night  and broke nis neck.  BOWMAN VILLE, Ontario, November  27.���West Durham Conservatives yesterday nominated C. J. Thornton, who  was elected at the general elections but  unseateu~oyn tlie courts for bribery by  an agent.    f)  QUEBEC, November 27.���Civil Service  employees of the province have formed  a labor union tor the purposes of sociai  and mutual assistance and support. Thc  movement has the approval of premier  Parent.  PERRY SOUND, Ontario, November  21.���Joseph Parton, charged with the  murder of five children, was acquitted  at the assi7.es here loday. His house  was burued last April and thc children  perished. Suspicious circumstances  led to liis arrest. The grand jury found  the evidence insufficient and returned  no bill.  TORONTO, November 27i���Tho Evening Telegram's Loudon cable says: The  London Globe*- in commenting' on sir  Wilfrid Launer's presence at the Redmond banquet at Ottawa says the presence of tho patriotic statesman who organized successive contingents of loyal  Canadians for active service in South  Africa with au Irishman who has pub-  With 115 Passengers.  SEATTLE, November 27.���Advices  from the north bring news that the  long overdue schooner Ralph J. Long,  from Nome, lies stranded at Unalaska  with 115 passengers. The vessel is out  of food, the passengers have spent all  =their=moncy=to=obtaiii=necessaries=of=lifa  and they now appeal, for help to the  war department. Frank Brown of this  city presented a resolution to the Seat-,  tie chamber of commerce today reciting the facts in the case and urging the  necessity of Immediate aid for the passengers and crew. The members of the  chamber were unanimously in favor of  acting on the matter at once and a request will be made to the authorities  at Washington asking them to send a  revenue cutter or some government vessel to bring down the starving people.  The Long reached Unalaska on October  5th out of food and water and since  that time the conditions have grown  worse. Tho storekeepers at that point  refuse to advance enough provisions to  allow the schoner to reach Puget Sound  and the passengers are afraid to venture out in so helpless a condition.  Lansdowne on Foreign Relations.  LONDON, November 27.���The marquis of Lansdonwe, secretary of state  for foreign affairs, speaking at Darlington last night referred to the extraordinary keenness of competition for thc  world's markets as causing the greatest precaution in questions of foreign  policy. Referring to the negotiations  with the United States lord Lansdowne  said: "We desire to maintain the most  cordial relations with the United  States," and he said he was sure that  the recent expressions of secretary of  state Hay and Joseph H. Choate, United  States ambassador to Great Britain, at  the annual banquet of the chamber of  commerce in New York were reciprocated on this side of the water. "Like  our brothers across the ocean," said  lord Lansdowne, "we regard the distinguished man who has succeeded to the  presidency of the United States with  the friendliest predisposition." With  reference to the isthmian canal negotiations the secretary or state for foreign affairs expressed himself as happy  to be able to say that a new chapter  had been opened. Both governments  were at this moment engaged in fresh  negotiations concerning which he could  only say the omens seemed propitious.  "Throughout the negotiations," continued the speaker, "the question has been  discussed from both sides in no nar-  Of Montana Train Robbery.  GREAT FALLS, Montana, November  27.���Deputy, sheriff Ledbetter has arrested at Neiharta man-��� known as Bob  Collins, who is believed to be O: C.  Hanks, alias Camillia Hanks, alias  ','Deaf Charlie)," a partner of Henry  Lougbaugh, Kid Curry and George Parker in the Malta, Montana, Great Northern train robbery of July 30th last. Collins does not confess his identity, but  admitted that he'helped to rob the train  and that he hais $12,500 buried. When  " Collins was told that Lougbaugh ��� had  been arrested at St. Louis he became  very nervous and finally had to go to  bed. A physician was "called and gave  him "a hypodermic injection to quiet  him. ln the sleep ahd delirium which'  followed Collins raved about Lougbaugh"  and the robbery. When he recovered he  was thrown' constantly in the companionship of a man provided by the authorities, who succeeded in getting a  full confession. The plot to rob the train,  says Collins, was made by him and  Lougbaugh and Curry on the second  floor of a saloon in this city. Lough-  baugh made the proposal to him and  he accepted it and was in constant association with him and his pals until  after the booty was secured and divided. Collins will be brought here tomorrow.  WITH LITTLE ADVANTAGE  ON EITHER SIDE.  ISTHMIAN TRANSIT MAINTAINED  BY UNITED STATES BLUE   l"'.'  JACKETS. -    w      ..  1 4  ���Al  :-.rf,i  The Case Against Mrs. Bonine.  . WASHINGTON, November 27.���When  Lola Ida Bonine entered the court in  whicli she is being tried for the murder  of James S. Ayres, Jr., today three or  four letters ware handed to her and she  was busily engaged for the next fifteen  Mnutjs_^*ajreMlUg_^them.j^,The_ first  witness of the aay was Johnson jr  Hooper, a clerk hi the census office, who  was out with Ayer3 during the first part  of the night on which he was killed. He  said that. Ayers took three glasses of  beer and that when he finally returned  to tbe Kenmore about 12.30 o'clock in  the morning of May 15th he was perfectly sober. He also testified that the  entire party was sober but all were in  good spirits.  The principal witness today beforo the  court was Dr. Martin Glazebrook, the  deputy coroner for the District of Columbia, who conducted the autopsy on  the body of Ayres. He described in detail the three wounds on the young  man's body, and the com I crier, stripped to the waist, was used to illustrate  tho location and course of the wounds  for tho instruction of the jury. Dr.  Glazebrook also testified that Mrs.  Bonine had given him hor version of thc  manner in which Ayres came to his  death, claiming that the wounds were  inflicted whilo the pistol was in Ayres'  hands aud illustrating how the tragedy  occurred, but he thought that it was  impossible for the wounds to have been  made with the pistol in Ayres' own  hands. She had told him that he was at  her back and had his arms clasped  about her when the shots were fired.  Boer Commando Captured.  LONDON, November 27.���Lord Kitchener in a dispatch from Pretoria dated  today reports that general Knox has  captured 36 of Buy's commando who  escaped after the recent fight. The prisoners include commandant Joubert,  who was wounded. A dispatch received  in London November 22nd from lord  Kitchener, dated Pretoria, November  21st, said that commandant Buys had  been captured after attacking a patrol  near Villiersdorp.  Electric Motive Power Unsatisfactory.  PHILADELPHIA, November 27.���The  Pennsylvania   Railroad    Comapny   has  given formal notice of  the permanent  abandonment of the trolley service between Mount Holly and Burlington,  New Jersey, substituting steam. The  determination of the Pennsylvania officials Indicated that electricity as a motive power for steam railroads has not  proven satisfactory.  COLON, Colombia', November 27.���'; ;.^|l  In a skirmish last'night'at Buena" Vista' ���'���"--"i"  the government troops lost -ground"  somewhat and retreated to Tabernilla'->;*f|  losing 6000 cartridges. The government * '%f  forces now occupy Tabefnilla, which is 'jj��\  on the Colon side of Baracoa. Colonel.:" -*5'1'  Barrera is now-the liberal's only hope.  His pleasing manners and kindness to  foreigners have "secured him many;  friends at Colon. , ."  -'-I^'  An American named Murphy corrob-C"^  orates the statement that-the Colombian" Z.&,  gunboat General Pinzon fired on Porto, ^-'tf  - ���    -I    I -Is-ilS^r  Bello, and says the town, was evacit-J^js  ated. Not a single -liberal" was*^to;,he 7- vj-j  seen anywhere. They had taken to flght."v^|  Murphy was turned over-'to the officers"jv'jjj  of the United States gunboat-Marietta^ i/;||  when the General Pinzon returned-* to -"j*'*.!  Colon. .; ,-���      f':^.  ' The following dispatch has just been. \- %  received from Panama: The Colombian i'^'  gunboat Boyaca was dispatched- Tues"-Vvj*��  day having on board,.about' fifty <"sol- :.'e^  diers forChamo or its .vicinity, where >*--**��|  it was claimed a party of liberals'iun-^J*;  der general' Porrasv had received quite V\��*S|j  recently a supply of arms .and:.ammu-^3.^  nition. San - Paolo. and> Baracoa ^arqi' C��-;*>.  known.-here to.be liberal - strongholds^*??  and places very-easy to-.defend,' while^jrtj';  to cross the bridge spanning the ChasraaT _"J  river, now swollen, was next to impos"TJ$��2-|  sible for an attacking, force.' The-feat *if0  waa accomplished, - however,"" but ^tho ;r*i^  reason the liberals'"abandoned Baracoa'f^'  is not made, clear. The death rate "on-;-^|  the government side was very great.'y-^'  many bodies falling into the river. An1^.  attempt was also made to make-a 'de^.^  tour of the river in boats, but the Chagr.SjS?  -res was-swollen, the. boats ;w;ere"'cap-~?.i^  sized and many men were drbwne"d. '*;���*?  General Castro^ commanded the govern-^SfeJ  ment forces at*Baracoa. '       , ^i"??;  General Alban tried to get a train yes-[f-:^  terday morning to convey 200 men,rtoV#j|  the scene of the engagement at Bara-,,.*i|^  coa, but captain Perry of the Iowa said/^  that not a single armed man would Vbef^5  allowed to enter the train. The feeling :"/.]  here    against    foreigners.    particulary~*vj;-  against Americans, .junr, high. A spec- s.*^,  ial train to convey Alban    alone ^and*-V  unarmed waited four hours for the*ar,-|r^J  rival of the morning train from Colon, y I  but on the arrival of the latter at 6 ~��  o'clock in the evening bringing 40 woun- 1-|  ded  men,   among  whom  were  several    f\  officers, -with the news that the gov-   y\  ernment troops had victoriously crossed  the bridge at Baracoa,   a  special  train  was   not   dispatched ��� and   general   Alban remained at Panama. At 8:30 yesterday a large procession headed by a  ibana=bf-music=*rrtarched^ln-an-orderIy7  manner  all  over  the city  of  Panama  shouting  general   Alban's  praises   and,  proclaiming-the death blow had been  given to the liberal cause in this department. >;,'  WASHINGTON, November 27.���Tha  return of minister Silva to Washington  may bring general Reyes, who has been  urged to assume the presidency of Colombia. General Reyes is a delegate at  Mexico City and a telegram has been  sent him from the Colombian legation  here urging that in the eyent of his returning to Colombia to assume the presidency he come by way of Washington  in order to confer with the authorities  here on numerous questions in which  the United States and Colombia aro  mutually interested.  Secretary Long today Received the)  following cablegram from captain Perry  of the Iowa: "Panama, November 27.���  There was stubborn fighting between  contending forces yesterday near San  Paulo, which delayed trains. There will  probably be fighting today near Gatun.  I have assurance that firing will cease  when trains are passing. Forty wounded  Colombians were cared for by Dr. Kin-  delbcrger.     PERRY."  The Striking Switchmen,  PITTSBURG, November 27���A meeting of the striking switchmen began  shortly before 11 o'clock today, hut  the matters under consideration are not ,  known. Officials of the Pennsylvania  railroad today stated that there was no  change in the general situation. Trains  were moving with the same regularity;  as before the strike began. F. T. Hawley, grand master of the Switchmen o��  North America, will arrive from Denver this evening and take supreme  charge of the strike.  Forced to Drink Carbolic Acid.  PHILADELPHIA, November 27. -*  Mrs. Caroline Norton, aged 24,years, re-<  siding at 1324 Vane street, foiced hef  two young daughters to drink carbolic,  acid this afternoon, then swallowed:  some of the deadly chemical herself,  and as a result of hei act one of tho  little girls died in great agony at a hos*  pital. The mother aud other child,  Margaret, aged 4 years, will recover,    j at<a*aig����d*,*ii^rf*i*g��jy��'��rMtr^  THE OTL8QK1 TBIBTOB, TOTOBDAY MOBffttTO, NOVEMBJJB,.����; 1901  ggg^ggg^'.   ��� ��� ��� '. > '������. '.. L ." "��� .. L��','     .  ��� i     ,        ������   i mi i 1���     __aaNy��L'.��l '���  _������-���_'   I   li J nirsi: _",  , mu.    i fi'rVri" i ar.'i-T -Vr * . .���.'qV     -  -       - ������ ��� *r     .���-. r ������'������ '*w ^���*wi ''   ii        i i     ��     *��        . -  ��� ��� -       ���   ������-)-. ���  ���        -  -   ���������   ���--  tfx1  to  to  to  ly's  $  ���'$.  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  CHRISTMAS GIFTS  It Mjcms, pei haps, a little o.iily to mention llicm, but every lady'prcfcrs  to yi\c her friends something of her own lmndiwoik and it is high time to  select ami choose thc necessary m.Ucri il. Wo have just received a very complete as.soi Linent of fielding'-, cclcbiaUd stamped goods, consisting of  Sideboard Scarfs,  Laundry Bags,  Tea Cloths,  Shaving Cases,  Doilies,  Veil Cases,  Pin Cushion Tops,  EmbroiJery Bags,  Bread Cloths,  Photo Frames,  Tray Clothes,  Button   Bags,  Centrepieces,  (in all bizea)  Colored Denim  Cushion Tops,  Etc. Etc.  Etc.  A lovely lot of articles in handworked Irish Linen to select from"  Fvery shade of Embroidery Silks in Stock.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ($\  M  'vl_i0'.00.00.0*.v0'is>'.0_''i0!'i___'i_*'t0.i��_t__  ���wX    T-'*,^,Jft'^'i^,'B>-^,a''^>,SY',a'^'-^  BOOKS  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.   "NvTTpr^BETZEL & CO.���CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver. Colorado.  ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  "Tco6^NAY~TsLBCTiac~T5pi^   &  Construction, Company���Wholesale dealers  In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houd-  ton Block, Nelson.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  "Tr~BUBNS~ir~CC^^  Nelson,   wholesale   dealers   in   fresh  and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  liOOXidNAir SUPPLY COMPANY, 'IJM-  lted.���Vernon, street,- "Nelson, wholesale  grocers. _  ^^  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���FRONT  Btreet, Nelson," wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONALD & CO.-cUli.NJSB OF  Front ..and Hall streets, Nelson; wholesale  grocers and* jobbers ln blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers,-mackinaws and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers la provisions,  cured ments. butter and egga.   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  ���i   CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF'ALL KINDS  for sale or re it at the Old Curiosity Shop.   FOR SALE.   FOR SALE-3jO HENS AND PULLETS;  also place to rent. Enquire Huriy's Poultry  Ranch, Fan-view, or address P.O. Box IK)3, Nolson.  \Vo. haye; not completed. * the extensive alterations to  our store yet, but  that does not prevent us from doing  business. New books are continually  being added, as the following list  shows:  The Man From Glengary Connor  Warwick of the Kuobs Uri Lloyd  Young  Barbarians lan  McLaren  Berjen . Worth Wallace   Lloyd  Farewell   Nikola Jay  Boothby  Strategems and Spoils W. A. Whito  Forma. Gordeeff Maxim   Jorkey  That  Girl  Montana Ryan  The' Sensationalist pjer  The Right of Way Gilbert Parker  All in handsome cloth bindings.  e tHrf_mniiaa_vj0Mamii^i*a,i��mt^^  >0*'*?'^'^'-00'-00'00''-00'00'00    '.J?    ���^^^������^^^^������^^���^���^^^���^���^���^^���^^  to  to  ��� to  - to  ~ to  to SPECIAL SALE FOR THIS WEEK ONLY OF LADIES' AND  CHILDREN'S FURS, to  VINE  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Successors to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd.  NELSON. B. C.  FOR   SALE   OR  TO   RENT ���A   PIANO;  neatly new.   Apply R.�� W.'Day, Madden block.  HELP WANTED.  ~wTxted^I5y7^^  er,for winter mouths; comfortable homo.   Address Box 7i), Nelson.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers'in liquors, cigars and dry  gooos. Agents tor Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Com-  pa ny of Calgary.   BUSINESS "DIRECTORY.   ABCHITECTa   A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block," Baker Street, Nelson.   CHOP^HOIJBE^   PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite "Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Opon day and night.  Lunches .a specialty. Picnic and traveling  parties "supplied on shortest notice.  DRAYAGE.  -----JHTH^TT'^^  ~V^ANTED^���  rooms. Will go out to" do housework" by" the  hour or day." Orders Ictt at ,Tha Tribune offlco.  addressed to Mrs. Curry,1 will have prompt  ationtion. '  ��to ��rttrott��  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store, Ward'street.  FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  _ new __postofi_.ee building, yernon_ street,  Nelson. '  NOTICES OE MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are 'cordially invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy. Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A. M. meets second Wednesday In  each mouth. Sojourning brethren  Invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 22 F. O. E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. Georgo  Bartlett, president; J."V. Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ItOVAL AUOH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. It,C���Moots third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Chas. G. Mills; '��;  Tnos. J. Sims, S. E.  MINERS' UNION, NO. 9G, W. F. of M.���  Meets ln Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening "at 8 o clock, visiting  . members welcome. :M.R. Mowat, presf-  rlent;- James Wilks, secretary. Union?scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Ma-  ��. jine men $3.50. hammersmen $3.25, muck-  jrs, carmen, shovelers, and other under-  f .ound laborers $3.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OF THE  international Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America,: meets first and third* Mondays  of each month. in Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp: Visiting members "invited. R.  McMahon, .president; J.' H.. Matheson, secretary-treasurer;* J. C. Gardner, recording  necretary;*'  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  '**  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week "at 7 o'clock,  ln. Miners'   Union   "      ~  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.    "~" '  Daily-by mall, one month...'. $  50  Daily by mail, three months 125  Dally by mail, six months...'. 2 50  Daily  by mall,' one year 5 00  Semi-weekly by mall, 'three months...    50  Semi-weekly by mall,'six months 1 00  Semi-weekly by mail,  one year 2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.-  ADVERTISING  RATES. "  Display Advertisements run 'regularly  per inch per month $4 00  If run less than a month, per inch per  insertion         25  Classified Adi'and Legal'Notices, per  word for flrst Insertion       l  For    each    additional    insertion,    per  word     :..      i-2  Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month     50  Notices of-meetings-of Fraternal Societies and Trades .Unions, per line'  per month      25  Address all letters���  THE   TRIBUNE  ASSOCIATION.   Ltd.;  John Houston. Manager. Nelson, B.'C.  ��I~M-I"H"M"I">-M"I', .M"I"M*'M-H-M-H**  NOTICE TO' SUBSCRIBERS  BY   CARRIER.  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered by  carrier will be , expected to pay'  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for the current  week.  'I"*,*-H~H~I~H~I~W'  ���I��M"I��M"M"I"M"M'  president; Alex. B.  Hall.   C.   J.   Clayton,  Murray, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third'Fridays In each month"at Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president;' Henry Bennett,' secretary.  COOKS AND WAITJCRS UNION NO. Ul,  W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall on second and last Tuesdays in-every month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president: J. P. For-  rostell, secretary H. M. Fortior, flnancirl secretary.  PLASTERERB" UNION MEETS EVERY  ^londay evenliw ln One. EUtot Block, at 8  <?c_<h3-. 3. P.' Tfoiyer. president; .WWIam  yiee, teavtoxy. V. O. Pax VH.  '���    The~Victoriari'03t7^ditcd by David R  13ogle, formerly of New Denver, has a  fine sense of humor.   He says the recent  public meeting in the Victoria theatre  was attended "in fact and intention" by  members   representing    70,000    people.  David, there is a rlace called "hades"  that is said to uo paved with "good intentions."   So with your public meeting  in tho Victoria theatre.   It was attended  "in fact" by McPhillips and Helmcken  and Hayward and *'Dave" Iliggins and  McBrido and in  "ir.xtntion"  by Curtis  and Tatlow and (Tiftord.    All these "in  fact"   and   "intention"   spellbinders   do  not represent 70,000 people.    I-i'ayward  no more represents Esquimalt than does  Poolcy;   McPhillips   and   Helmcken  no  moro    represent    Victoria    than    does  ."Dick"   Hall.    Wo  will   admit  "Dave'.'  Iliggins represents some one, for he represents   "Dave"   Higgius.    Curtis   imagines he represents the whole of Kootr  enay and part of Yale;' but he merely  represents a few "wild cat" mines and  townsites  with   the   Crow's   Nest  Coal  Barons of Toronto thrown in.    Tatlo\y  no   more   represents   Vancouver   than  does   "Joe"   Martin  or  Hugh  Gilmour,  McBride does not even live among the  people he represents, and poor old man  Gilford  does 'not  know  how  he  came  to defeat "Winchesccr" Brown at New  Westminster.   One of the most promin7  ont politicians and public men in Kootr  enay  attended  that public meeting in  Victoria, and his opinion of it expressed  in a few words is:    "The meeting was  " not largely attended; the only speech  "worth listening to was made by Gor--  "don Hunter, who riduculed  the pre-  "tentiens of both McPhillips and Mc-  " Bride; fully half of those present left  ". the theatre' before the vote was taken  " on the resolutions.   In my opinion the  " meeting was a very tame affair."  Vancouver, McPhillips gave the lie diri  ect to Hugh  Gilmour,  who  is  one of  Vancouver's four representatives in tho  legislative  assembly.     Gilmour   stated  that McPhillips'had voted against railway competition m the Boundary country.   McPhillips said it -was a lie.   Gil-  mbui   produced   the   journal's "of   the  house aud proved  hisk statements correct.   Continuing Giluiour said:    "What  " a nice coalition Curtis' and McPhillips  " and MeBude wculd make.   At the last  "session they voted together just three  "times, and one of the times was on  "the game law."   Those three.men aie  acting together now,''not-because -they  believe iu the same political'principles,  but  simply  because   they ��� want, to  be  revenged �� on . Jaraes   Dunsmuir.    They  want to turn down Dunsmuir because  he wont stand for che'Vi'V. & E. subr  sidy.    There is no hatred so, bitter as  that engendered thruugh- the .baulking  of schemes to make money.   The V. V.  & E. subsidy schemers have so far been  baulked   in  all   their 1 attempts  to  got  tntir bauds1 intu, tho provincial  treasury, and the-man who is held responsible for the good work is premier Dunsmuir.    The  vct'es ' and- proceedings   of  tiie"  legislative   assembly    show   that  Smith Curtis has nothing whatever in  common with McPhillips and Helmcken  and Tatlow and Cxaiden and Hayward  and Murphy and McBride.-   The seven  last-named hold to views' that are radically Jiffeient to cnose held by Curtis;  then   common 'ground is the granting  of a big subsidy to a bhert piece of railway that when built will be owned and  operated' in,the interests of a railway  system that is milking Canada in the  interest of aliens.   This may be a principle that overshadows all other principles   involved   in   good   government;  but  it   will   be' haid'to  convince the'  people that it is an> thing more than a  clear case of "graft."  to  to  to  to  We will offer our complete stock of Furs at prices never before equalled in this city.  Ladies' Fur Capes, Collars, Muffs, Boas, Fur Lined Capes, Fur Ruffs, Persian Lamb Jackets,  Grey Lamb Jackets, Electric Seal and Mink Coats.  No. 1 South Seal Jackets in 24 and 26 inch lengths, extra quality.   As these coats have  been carefully selected from the large firm of J. Arthur Paquet of Quebec, the largest and one  of the most reliable firms, of fur manufacturers in Canada, we can safely recommend each and   m  every garment sold by us. "*  Children's Grey Lamb Collars, Caps, Muffs, Boas, and Coats. (f\  Now is the time to make selections for suitable Xmas presents, during this special sale of furs.   /I\  to  to  to  * to  36 Baker Street, Nelson. to  ifisw ___,--J_->- ^___t ____0 ______ ______  ._____.  .  ^.     i. ______ _^ ~0��i{*  %^*T��^g *^~ '��__j '**___ ''S 'wm 'Si **^_l**^fc * (S.''fW ��� 0*' *0* ��� 0__* *0& *0_0 *     *2Z^d   * ^"^" ^*^'>^' ^' ^^'_S>1' ^^*2]Bt*' ^S^*^S>* ^K'-^>" ^jV.3fr�� ^^* ~55> *^*-^P  ^^������w.��^^*^Mk.*^K*'^k.****��,���>��*���'''���'^'������^fc."-'^*:���^P��''^P<,^F��*5?��?^^:^?.   \9�� ~i^S*^S*^S*^SrS0*0S^^S*^0*00*^0*^0��� ^0-22'^0*00*00*00'  ��� "������ ^^^ *       ^^^ ^^^       ^^^ ^^^ ^mW^ ^^^0        ^^^       ^^^*       ^^^       ^^^0       0^^       ^B^r        ^^^        ^0^^        ^^^        ^^^0        ^^"^        ^^^0        *^^"^       ^^^0   ���  ^^^0      00^^  THE MUNICIPAL; OWNERSHIP  The city engineer's official head is tp  be chopped off. Thei Fvletc,her-Seloui=j*  gang haye so decided, and as there are  four sure votes'in the gang, what they  agree on goes. The cityv engineer has  very decided views of civic ownership  of an electric power plant, and his estimate of the cost of such a plant is well,  within $125,000. This is not in accordance  with  the estimates  of the West  Kootonay Power & Light Company,  and as the estimates of that company  are   those   used   in   argument   by   the  Metchqr-Selous   gan^r,  ,the   gang/ will  cut off the head of the city enginer in  order to prove that his estimates are  wrong. The city engineer has been in  office since the summer of 1897, and all  the  public  work  done  in  Nelson  has  been in accordance with plans prepared  by   him.   Whether  the  work  done  has  been done as well as it could have been,  is a question of opinion. But there is  one thing that is in the engineer's favor,  which   even, the   Fletcher-Selous   gang  will   be  forced  to, admit,  and  that is  that A. L. McCulloch, as city engineer,  has been an honest and upright official.  If he has erred, it has been to protect  the city's interests.' j. ��as is a qualification that no one will ever charge any  member   of   the   Fletcher-Selous   combination with  having to an abnormal  extent. While mayor Fletcher has the  authority to suspend the city engineer,  and :alderman  Selous .and. his two. coadjutors-in the council can make the  suspension final,* the electors of Nelson  have it in their power to retire mayor  Fletcher and alderman Selous, and they  v/ill surely do it in January.-  ��� The first number of the Marysville  Tribune is to hand. Whie Marysville  is npt a largo town and is not .an'old  town, the Tribune looks as if it had be^n  printed .a hundred years. "Marvelous  Marysville" and its newspaper will be  heard of from thic time on.  Of Lighting Plants!'  The people-of Nelson.are confronted  with an issue that they mustdecioe for  themselves. The ' issue is municipal  ownership of utilities/ It ,i& an issue  that is being squarely met in other  cities, not only in Canada, but in every  civilized nation throughout the world.  Below will be found two ai tides on the  question.j"The.first; is fiom, the Toronto Glober-orie'-of'-'the most ��� reliable  newspapers .in J ^Canada _ The other ' is  from a well-kriov^n resident of Nelson.  Municipal , management of the' gas  servicers not an,.experiment, writes F.  S. Spence, continuing his consideration  of tlie'present situation in Toronto. It  is rapidly growing, in public favor and  produceing-satisfactory results .in nearly every part of' the world. ��� Municipal  gas plants are in, successful, operation  in the, cities of Mexico' and Yokohama.  Kicardo Bachi, in, Municipal Affairs for  September, 1900, gives," details - "of the  working , of similar _ undertakings .-"in,  nine, Italian.cities. Dr. Milo K. juaitbee  has recently published information concerning 'municipal gas .'works in Bel-  gium.-Holland, Austria, Norway, Sweden',-Switzerland and France.- Of the German cities each having a population  of over 50,000, numbering fifty-four in  all, there are forty-one 'in which the  gas service is owned >and 'operated as  a municipal undei taking..-  , In almost all these cases.the change  from private to public ownership "was  followed by an important reduction in  the price of gas. The examples that have  in them the most 'instruction -and -information for Canadians'are'those of  English-speaking communities. ��� Figures  herein quotdd are not intended ,to' indicate what' the price pf gas ought "to  be in Toronto. They are simply'*pre-  sented as evidence of the practicability  of the municipal method, and as illustrations of the success that has attended its adoption.  Of 661 gas undertakings, in Great  Britain in 1899, authorized,.by .the local  goyernment board, 439" were privately  owned, and 222 were owned and operated by municipalities.- Loans for the  niunicipilization of gas plants had amounted to ��28,614,971, of which"��6,-  74o,715 had been repaid. That municipal  interests of this class are increasing is  shown by the fact that between 1835  and :189a, the investments in ithein increased .'��3,147,000. .'" ������'"..*  - From: evidence presented-before an  imperial government commission^ last  year it. is found, that the ".profits "of the  22 municipal gas* undertakings were  ��1,811,675, or 6.3-per.'cent,.'ahd that-the  nrnflt.Q   roali^n^   K.,   +1.^   ^on''��^i -_^*���_���_-_ f  'I  4>   0^Y^n^7k> tduU CrtnArf- *ns  4k*H0fiii0atA��i  d^Hr ifer/  TELEPHONE.39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  j>***********************��  h. H. PLAYFORD & CO. 1  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  -LIIk-riTJEXJ.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secr.ta-y.  , . P'i''e Jnst i eceived 3,000,0 - feet of logfl from Idaho, and wo aro prepared to cub tho largest hill  oi timber of any dimensions or lengths. Estimates given at any time. Tho largoab stock of aash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OFFICK AND YARDS:   CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  Doh'ts for Shoes.  Don't wear a shoe tliat plnchcs'at the heel.  Don't wear a shoe so loose lhat thc foot is not kept in place.  Don't wear a shoe that will not allow thc great toe to lie in  ^.a straight line.  Don't wear a shoe that it is tight anywhere.    Pinching the  feet makes them grow large and unsightly.  j        Don't forget that "Slater Shoes" are made in twelye different  '.foot-fitting shapes, six widths, thirteen sizes and half sizes.  Don't forg-et that the leather in both soles and uppers of  . "Slater Shoes" has passed the most rigid examination.  ~        Don't~fairi^]cok^A~lh%_sole"fo"r"th~e-nwl-ccrs>'liame aricl~price_  ..in a slate frame, this proves the genuine.    v>5*5�� and $4.00.  Don't fo"g*e! tliat every. "Slater Shoe" is Goodyear welted.  jjj TOBACCO   AND  fii MERCHANTS.  ty'  ty  ty    *  $ P. 0. Box 637. {Telephone 117. $  % #  *******************f*****  *  Mi  Ml  Mi  <n  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  CIGAR I  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  nrTT^rirTTTTTTTTTTTTrTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT^ITrTTTVTTT'rrTTTT  THEO JVIADSOIV  MANUFACTURER OV  TENTS AND AWNINCS  P. O. Box 70  NELSON,- B. O.  zzux^zxj^z:  AXxyjLxxxni'C23czx3txr  TIT* rXTT*TyTTTTIT  5 .-i-newupaa *r"f*,-'^���~*r'T*\-rjil  ROYAL SHOE STOSfj Aberdeeri Bfk.    L GODBOLT (Successor to lillie Bros.)  Cleveland .case it was shown to be 45  Cents. .;*_{��$��';'��!  The use of gas is rapidly increasing,-  and the general adoption of the incandescent burner* will practically revolutionize the. Industry, by, permitting a  very; much cheaper - quality of gas to  be used. .New processes and im&rdved  appuratus are rapidly cheapening the  cost of producing the already cheapened  gas. If the benefit of these ��� important  economies is secured for the public  through: civic ownership and operation*  &&J2���* the.^pH^unl    g^Sb^jS^;?^  to been thought possible. The value of  gas franchises ��� is certain to'.' be greatly  enhanced in the near future, and steps  Men like Mel'hiliips and Helmcken of  Victoria, bluster and syuirin wheu called  down.   At a xecect puitlic meeting ia  The Tribune's specials from Greenwood and Sandon convey cheering  news. The one from Greenwood reports  a good strike iu one of the Boundary  mines; and the one from Sandon says it  is an assured fLct lhat tho Kaslo  amelter will oe uuilt. Good times are  coming; and everything conies to those  ���who iiave patience and can wail.  dertakings were equal, to,7.per cent on  the,: capital ��� invested. The- average  fchargeS per thousand feet were,''by-  municipalities 3s 4d/ by:-private companies ,*3s. 6^d.: Some.lEnglisli'Jmuhici-  palities aim.at a profit;ohltheir'gas"enterprises,-others .'to;givelgas at' cost.  In 48 cases the gross profit had been Ini  sufficient to meet * interest 'sinking'-fund  charges, but of the other 147-seventeen  realized over.;��10,000. profits .each" year.  ;. In, America municipal* gas' 'plants  were not so numerous, but,one in'Rich-  mond, Virginia, a city of 85*000 people,  which had been: operating -hearly'lialf  a century, made profits last year with  gas at $1 a thousand^of ?73,145,'besides  lighting the streets and giving' 22^287  bushels of coke to the poor^of the city  During ithirty-four years the total profits haid-amounted:tb ?642,233, after pay-  Q? for * th^ orinigal cost of construction  and all reiiairs and extensions'. "*  The fa*ct that the price'in many American cities is higher.than In Toronto  is only an evidence of the greater powers  to overtax the people. Ija private: circulars for the promotion of'stock watering  schemes, American companies have admitted the extortion. The two ' chief  Chicago companies ih 1893; signed  sUitenient8,to the Neyr York Stock Exchange; showing a total cost of gas at  tbe burner to be 40 cents. In'the taioxoia  ought to be taken to secure this increment for the people, who have collec-  tiyely created the conditions out of  which it will grow.'  . NELSON; November 27 ���[To the Editor of The Tribune.]���The writer has:  been informed hy the'manager of the'  gas company that his company would,  very much like to enter'into a contract-  to siipply the city with gas for operating:  gas engines for producing electric,  power, but the directors do not feel  warranted in expending a large sum of:  money unless they could get a contract,  for five years.   If such a contract could'. . ,..e Lne ���as  tSt tte^'r^ ^h ^ 1K ^llinS t0'   'main"enagnC;  luinisn   tne   city   with  electric power  from. 100 up to-500 horse-power at the  following, rates:  L"Tor a11 horsp--Power from 100 up tovi  p00 horse- power at the rate of $3^33 1-S:  per horse-power j.er month or $_0 pei.  year; ami for all horse-power in excess-.  the cheaper gas can be manufactured.  _If tho gas company can afford to furnishpowt.r at the above-named prices  it has occurred to the writer that it  would be advisable for the city instead  of expending $125,000 for an electric  power plant on the Kootenay river to  purchase iho company's plant and put  in gas engines for operating dynamos  for tho suplementary power required.  In doing this the corporation Avould be  able to make the power at a lower cose  than they can procure it from either tne  Bonnington Falls company or the gas  company, or from a plant on the Kootenay river, aud owing to the increase  in the make of gas would cheapen the  product, so they could afford to supply  the gas for light, heat and power to the  citizens at a great deal less price than  what the: gas company is charging at  the present time.  .In large cities in th& East, such as  Toronto, the gas company owing to its  large output is supplying gas at 80 cents  per thousand cubic feet and pay handsome dividends to the stockholders. Iu  England the prices at municipal gas  works aro somewhat lower than the gas  supplied by companies, and vary from  40 cents to 80 cents per 1000 cubic feet,  and most of the plants at the end of  the year hand over to the city a considerable sum of money, the amount being-  the surplus over the cost of manufactur-  .ing the gas, interest on debentures and  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 2S5. '    -  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:   Two Doors West C. P. R. Offlee  <fc*fr���� ************ *******fr  OF     COURSE    VOU    WANT    TUE     BEST-  - THKN   GO   TO  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.   Iio will suit you.  Largo stock of imported season's goods.  %  ty  1��  ty  <n  ty  _ty-  ty  i  of 300 horse-power at the rate of $2.0L ;  i,-3 per. horse-power per month or $35-���;  per year, and if the gas company can. !  furnish electric power at the above. '  prices they of course exp.ect to make a. ���  profit, and it is also a well-established..'  fact tbat tbe larger the gas consumption.  Evidently Means to Fight.  NEW YORK, November 27.���A dispatch to the Herald from Bogota, Colombia, says: The Colombian government has issued a decree declaring that  diplomatic relations with Venezuela  have ceased and that the Colombian legation in Caracas has been withdrawn.  Senor Concha, minister of war, say3  that the government has 8000 armed men  ,for action.    "*" (  *************************  ���CERTIFICATE   OP IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���Imo mineral claini, situato in tho  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District. '-.-;-':.  - Where located: On the east "slope of Wild  Horse Mountain, about, ono mile southwest of  tho Eliso.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Towjisond, acting as agent for Edward Jiaillic, free miner s certillcate No. B501G3, inland, sixtv'days from tho  date hereof, to apply to Uie Minit-g llocordcr for  a Certificate of lmprovcmenlH, for Uio purposo  of obtaining a Crown Grant of tlio abovo claim.  And furthor tako notieo I hat action, under section 37, must be commenced before tno issuanco  of such Certillcate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of August, A.D. 1901.  N. F. TOWNSEND.  OEETIPIOATE  OF   IMPROVEMENTS.  . NOTICE.���Vermont minoral claim, situate in  , tho Nelson Mining Division of Wost Koolonay  District.  Where located: On "tho west fork of Rover  ���Creek, threo and ono-half miles south of Kooto  :nay Itiver.  ' TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend, acting as agent for Albert L. Voller, 115578!); Herman  JL. Kellor, B55788; and Frederick S.AJgicrs, B_2(i57,  , intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to tho Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Im-  wevements, for tlie purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grmit of the abovo claini.  Amd further take notice that action, under sec-  ��� lion 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of eucli Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. 1901.'  **���--*��� .       .* N. F. TOWNSEND.  NOTIOE OF SALE.       -  In the Supremo Court of British Columbia. Be-  iwcen the Bank of Montreal, plaintiil's, and  the Noojiday-Curloy Mines, Limited, non-personal liability, defendants.  Pursoant to an order of His Honor J. A. Forin,  local judge, in chambers made in the above  action on the lr.h day* of Noveniber, A.D. 3901,  there will be offered for sale with the approbation of the District Registrar at Nelson by  1 harlcs A, Waterman, esq., auctioneer, at the  Court House, Nelson, B.C., on Tuesday, the 3rd  day of December, A.D. l'JOl, at the hour of H  o'clock in the forenoon the undivided quarter (1)  part, share or intorest of tho defendant Company  in the "Noonday" and "Curley" minoral claims,  being lots 1333 and 133d,group one (1), Kootenay  District of British Columbia, situate near the  Town of Silverton, on Slocan Lake, for the purpose of satisfying the plaintiff's judgment in this  action for the sum of S0C0.68 and costs taxed at  ��18.01.  Thc highest bidder shall bo the purchaser.  Tho purchaser will be required to make payment  in 'cash at thc closo of the sale. The purchaser  will also bo required to satisfy himself as to tho  defendant Company's titlo. Further particulars  may be obtained from the plaintiffs solicitors or  from tho auctioneer.  Dated November llth, 1901.  ifi. T. H. SIMPKINS,  Elliot & Lennie, District Registrar.  jraainB-ffe Solioitora. * ^ggagpMafrBgfes*^^  BANE OF MONTREAL  OAPITAL. aUP^*P~"-$1g'29��-2S2'S2  RFIRT     7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...Prosident  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond...... Vice-Prosident  B. S. Cloi'ltou General Manager  NELSON BRANCH  akcr and Kootonay __   A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Corner Bakcrjind .Kootonay Streote.  Branchos ln London (England) Nnw^YoRK.  Chicago, and aU the prinoipal oltiea in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling c Exchange and Cable  TGrantrSCommorolal  and  Travelers'  Credits,  available iu any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collodions Made, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATK OF INTEREST PAID.  THE CANADIAN  BANKOF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED     .  THE BANK OP BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  .      .      $8,000,000  ...   $2,000,000  AGGRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000;  Paid-up. Capital,  Reserve Fund,  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B. E. Walker,  Qeneral Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street, K. O.  New Yorlt   Offlco, 16   Exchange   Place.  aud 68 Branchos in Canada and tho  United States.  MURDERED  HIS   BROTHER  Tor the Eeward Offered.  A brother commissioned to kill  In-other; justice in the hands of one  meted out to the other hy an order tjiat  must be obeyed; man against man, yet  in tho veins of each the same blood, in  the infancy of ea-jh the same father and  mother. Such is the peculiar circumstance that marlce the closing of an  Indian's career in Nevada.    A fugitive  > from the law, with a price of $2,000 upon  his head, Joe Fete &layer of white men  and red men, eJuding vengeance for the  last time, has fallen, shot to thc death,'  a victim of the unerring aim of his  brother. The deed was done by command of the Washoe tribe. No incident  in modem history so clearly illustrates  the strange stoicism of thu Indian race^  as this. Among no other people coiud"  so unnatural' and &hnddersomo a tragedy have had its counterpart, for, while  men of kin have too often slain one  another, it is, happily, yet to be recorded that a white man has deliberately  o hunted to the death a brother, and  coldly,  and without a trace of human  ' emotion Taken his life���furthermore,  taken it for pay. it-seems, indeed, incomprehensible, but it is nevertheless  the case, that tha brother of Joe Pete  was not only willing, but eager, to send  his soul into eternity, hence his prompt  acquiescence whou the members of his  tribe appointed him to cairy out their  wishes. He has iosfno time in putting  in a claim foi thc rewards, most of  which specified that the. sums would be  paid for the apprcnension of the criminal, dead or alive. Cupidity, rather  than revenge, seems to have beeu the  ' impulse that urged the Indian fratricide  to his task, aud underlying the real motive lay the treachery that ever lurks  in the Indian nature.  - Nearly every town in the state of Nevada has its little suburb of Indian  camps. .Bardiie**\*iville, . m Douglas  ronntv. is ono of tncae. Thc most pros-  perous farmer and stock '-raiser in that  locality is Chris D'augberg, an old German with a large family and many  acres of valuably lands, whose holdings  . arc rated near the million- mark. He  has- several sous. One of these was  named Will. The ranch ailorded a home  for several Indians, who occasionally  worked a little there, but the Indian is  so well treated in Nevada that he contrives to get along" iiuite comfortably  without much lauor.^. Among the Indians frequenting tiie place was Joe  J?et-e,- a"sffapping young buck of twenty,  ~ 'Will Dangberg's ago; a typical "Washoe  full-blood, tall, wfcil proportioned and  pleasing. Young Dangberg took a liking to him, loaning him his gun, ammunition, and sometimes money, as well  as other articles coveted by all Indians  in every tribe. For these kindly favors  Joe Fete professed a great deal of gratitude, but that tho gratitude was merely  assumed to secure further kindness, and  that ho was in reality as treacherous as  any of his tribe was later proven.   One  ���day-during-the-fftU-of-lSM-Will-Dang--  beig, Joe Pete ano 'another Indian were  together in the kitchen of tbe Dangberg  Jumie. No one else was present, and the  truth of What-happened.there will never  be-known, A. shot was heard, and Joe  rete rushed out" of the hose and to the  stables. In the house young Dangberg  lay. dying; past aU human aid, murdered by the red man whom he had generously befriended. The other Indian  could give no intelligible or reliable information of'the al'fair. The perpetrator of the 'crime mounted the first horse  he found in the stables. Fortunately  for him it was one of the fleetest in all  that country of ilset hpr-ses, He fled to  the-mountains, Pubses were swiftly organized, and tlie dust raised by the hoofs  of Tetc'sTiorse was yet discernible at  tlie edge of the valley leading to the  mountain trails when the*start after him  was made. Word, of the killing was  quickly spread and a dozen parties of  determined men touk thc trail. But even  the most determined among them did  not overtake the Indian. They followed  him for days through the mountains  into Alpine county, California, sometimes'doubling on the trail, again Josing  it for hours, only to persist until they  !>ad regained it. After a while they  found the horse where the creature had  fallen from exhaustion.  One by one tho men dropped out of  the chase and returned to their homes,  until .fiually the hunt was maintained  by individuals. Several of these came  upon Pete m the mountains, but the  first knowledge they had of his presence  they were looking into lhe muzzle of his  rifle at very close range and wore compelled to save theii- lives by getting out  of the vicinity.  The state of Nevada offered the usual  reward for the apprehension of the outlaw, Douglas county added to it and the  relations of the murdered boy swelled  the amount until it reached the total of  $20,000. Then the pui&uit was taken up  again with renewea vigor. It lasted for  months and was a failure. Prospectors  and lone herders now and then saw  Pete. Sometimes they felt a bullet from  his rifle cutting thc air close to their  heads, but they did not -succeed in returning the coini'lunent, I-fow Pete  managed to secure ammunition was his  own secret. The white people then decided that their only hope was to use  Indian trailers, which they did. If it  takes a thief to catch a thief, it certainly takes an Indian to catch an In-  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorest allowed on deposits. Present rate  threo por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Managor Nelson Branch.  dian. The trailers weie so keen upon  the scent that they were never more  than a few hours behind their man.  They kept him moving fiom one point  to another until, without rest or food,  he could not hold out much longer.  Then, three of the Indians came to  Carson City and suggested a plan to an  attorney. He was to arrange with a  friendly officer of Douglas county to arrest Pete, who would be at a certain  point at a specified time, the ofllcer-to  claim the reward, dividing it with., an  attorney for defending Pete at his trial.  A lawyer was found who would lend  himself to the scheme.  At midnight a deputy sheriff drove to  a desolate canyon outside of Carson,  alone and unarmed, as agreed upon. A  signal was given and from thc darkness  sprang othe forms of Indians, who inspected his outfit, then produced the  prisoner, tattered aud gaunt. He was  put into a cart aud taken to the city  prison. By giving himself up in Ormsby  country he was not forced to await the  time of his trial in the jail of the county  where the- crime was committed, and  evaded the risk of lynching. The transfer was later .made secretly, in the night  under a strong guard. Pete was convicted of murder in the first degree and  the reward was paid. He was locked in  a strong cell. It happened that this cell  had a stoue floor and an underground  tunnle told the-story. Again Pete was  a fugitive. Again big rewards were of-,  fered. Mouths went by. Then began  a series of depredations that were the  terror of all the women and children in  Alpine and Douglas counties. Mysterious  shots were fire-d from unseen sources,  horses were stolen, homes were burned  to the ground..  At a lonely spot on Carson river  lived an old hermit. One day a party  of duck hunters found the bones and  ashes where his cabin had been. A few  weeks ago some Indians rushed into  Markleville, California, with the news  that Pete had visited their camp the  night before, shot his father-in-law and  beaten his old mother to death with a  stone. The situation was now so serious that the .white people called the  leaders --of. the Indians together, told  them about the rewards and said that  they must deliver Joe "Pete, dead or  alive. The red man grunted and went  into powwow for two days. Joe Pete's  own brother John, ~ was tho' orator of  the occasion and swept away the reluctance of the older Indians to give up  one of their number. He was then  commanded to kill his brother. When  the result'of the council was given out  that a decoy would be sent out to bring  tlie murderer iuto camp, the whites  asked governor Sadler of Nevada to prepare requisition papers to bring him  into Nevada jurisdiction, as the capture  was to take place" across the California  line. Joe Pete's brother started on the  trail. One morning, just as the light of  a new day was piercing thc thick  growLh of trees and bushes, John' saw  the familiar figure of his brother in the  path. He was apparently well fed and  certainly well clothed, and carried two  rifles and cartridge belts. From a tree  two thin puffs of rifle smoke rose in the  -aiiv���The-stillnessr-sharpij-broken���was-  followed by thc sound of feet quickly  crashing their way to the dead man's  side. To make doubly certain his deed,  the living* Indian stooped over the prostrate form of the. fallen one and sent a  dagger into his heart. Thc reward will  ���be paid. And so it lias been proven by  the records of Nevada that for money  a Washoe Indian may violate all of human ty's instincts.  Gloomy Trade Prospect?.  NEW YORK, November 27.���According to the Loudon correspondent of the  Tribune, the Daily Mail, whicli has been  inquiring into the cause of the trade depression in German says that many of  the great merchants of yesterday stand  today ruined, manufacturing circles are  full of hungry men, numbers of works  are closed altogether and others are  greatly reducing their output, and the  stocks of the German iron works are  being sold in Belgium and England for  what they will fetch. Germany attempted too much and is reaping the inevitable harvest. Bad finance, over capitalization and excess of credit are mentioned as causes. In England the general  trade outlook is worse than at any time  since  1894.  Activity Among Insurgents.  MANILA, November 2?.���The insurgents have atacked a commissary wagon  between Magdalen and Qajayjaza, seriously wounding a sergeant and a private of the Eighth regiment and capturing privates! Dunn; and; Frenning,  two herdsmen, three rifles and 300  rounds of ammunition. There has. been  a revival of insurgent activity at Tana-  uan, province of Batangas, southwest  Luzon. An interpreter has been killed  in the market place for refusing to donate a percentage of his salary to the  insurgents. Other government employees have been threatened.  A Famous Trotter Sold-  NEW YORK, November 27.���Directum, the trotter who in 1898 was tho  king of the turf, with a record of 2.O514,  was sold*, today to the International  Stock Farm of Minneapolis, Minnesota,  for 812,000!.  THE NBLBOlt  IMPERIAL BANK  of   g-a_:n".a.:d.a.  Capital (paid up)   -   S2.600.000  Rest       -       - -_ $ 1,850,000  HEAD  OFFICE. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branchos in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  Uritish Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND President).  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  __. way Iuspootor.  NELSON  BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A Renoral banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits received and  interest- allowed.  Drafts eold, available in all parts of Canada,  United States and iuurope.  Special attention given to collections.  J. M, LAY, Manager.  THE CHINESE EXCLUSION AOT  Minister Wu on the Subject,  WASHINGTON, November 27.���Wu  Ting Fang, the Chinese minister called  upon president Roosevelt today. It was  the flrst time he had seen the president  since he took the oath of office at Buffalo. In the course of an interview which  took place in the cabinet room, the  re-enaotment of the Chinese exclusion  act was discussed. When the Chinese  minister emerged from the White  House, he declined to tell a group of  newspaper men whether his government  was protesting against the re-enactment  of the exclusion law. "All we want,"  said he, "is justice and fairness." As  he was saying this the minister was  greeted by senator Foster of Washington, who is himself -very much interested in the act. "Senator," said the  minister, turning to chim, "you' are a  fair man; .remember that justice and  right have neither, color nor race. - We  do not ask for favors, we only ask for  equality." In the course of his conversation with the newspaper men minister Wu suggested that he would be  .willing to meet any three of the American editors who favored Chinese exclusion and debate the question before an  imnartial tribunal.  SAN -FRANCISCO,' .November 27.���  Excitement has been caused in Chinatown, says the Chronicle, by the arrival  of a special emissary of the Chinese government, Chin Kai~Yut. Ostensibly Chin  Kai Yut's-mission to the-United" States  is that of joining the Chinese, embassy  at Washington, but it is rumored that in  reality he is here to defeat the proposition to re-enact the Chinese exclusion  act. O - Z  May Be a New Challenger,  LONDON, November 27.���Telegrams  from Glasgow intimate that there-may  be an earlier challenge for the. America's cup than sir. Thomas Lipton's: The  Dennys, builders of the Shamrock if,  are again said to,be preparing for, the  construction of a yacht of their own  design. If certain results are attained  they hope to secure the co-operation of  come club in issuing a challenge.  Mr. Tsilka Makes an Appeal.  NEW YORK, November 27.���"I have  no idea where my wife and Miss Stone  now  are,"  said  Gregory M.  Tsilka to  the   Sofia,   Bulgaria,   correspondent   of  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  Lockets for  Vest Chains   We-are-shovving-a-pretty���  line of lockets in gold and  gold-filled, fancy, or plain  designs or with stone settings. The prices range  from $2.50 up. We have  afew of the best quality  gold-filled which are exceptionally good value.  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelers.  BAKKR STRKET NKLSON  IF BROWN SAID SO IT'S RIGHT  Porto Rico Lumber Go,  (LIMITED)  CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VBRNON STREETS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  We carry a complete stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors,  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  A-1  v WUMDA? MOBSltfft NOVEMBER ����, 1901     _  ~~i ��� oi    ��� <>a****��fe^Vj**i*frT**-**T*i**rt^ -rjTr  ���"*'"'���"  -&��$,��� 00.*- '.*.'-''0*-~'f*'f?'.0*'00'00m0*'0*'0&'00'^'00'^'^0&ti0Z**.���^^^��� ^������^ ���-8^ ^������S^***.��� ���^������^^^���������J&��$*'S,-*2j-i^u9^  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Porto Rico Lumber Go.Ltd.  to  to  to  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL THAT IS NEW AND NOVEL IN  Diamonds,   Watches   aiid   Jewelry  INTEGEITY  is the main spring of every successful bussiness.  ORIGINALITY  is the lever upon which the continuance of every successful business  depends.  PUNCTUALITY       ,  is the regulator necessary to the  welfare of every successful business,  established on business principles.  WE  combine all these precepts; hence  our unqualified success since establishing our business here in 1S90.  Our jewelry and watchmaking departments  have no equal in B.C.  JACOB DOVER/"THE JEWELER"  C. P. R. TIME INSPECTOR  NELSON, B. C.  Mail orders receive our  prompt and careful attention.  '(to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ^^*?��x.0^..* 000-*000*00.000.00.00.00*00'00 * l^ '000* 00'00'0L*0J- ���l*s*'*S��*'*^*��"-^ftt *^Bfc *.___-> *_SS> *.___-> *lSB>��� ^j^ "ijSt��_3B>��**3>"��*^^ �� ><^ ��**gfc�� "^k�� >^ J^^JA  '^<*'**^-s^^'^ZZZ*'^,*^��f'^,''*a��<'^_,'^.'\*.*>m^'^.**^*^'~->m* 1r'0*'^'00'00'00'00'00'00'00'00'00'^'00^00^^'?^0,'^0'^t*  the World. The husband of the American missionary's companion in captivity is in a state of wretched nervousness-and apprehension. "I have- not  heard from' my wife since October 27th.  I" believe that she and Miss- Stone are'  well, but they are suffering acutely  from the great cold aiid the storms in  the mountains. I do' not expect that  under the .present circumstances that  they will be released for many weeks."  Mr. Tsilka has made a passionate appeal to the state department to do'  something definite with either the Turk-*  ish br Bulgarian governments for-the  rescue of the captives.  ,   Several, Challengers in the Field.  . HARTFORD,. Conneticut,5/ November  27.���Terry McGovern, the pugilist,' who  will meet "Young. Curbett" of Denver  at the ��� Colliseuni' tonlorrow afternoon,  reached here today. He declared himself to be m perfect condition for the  fight and is confident of winning. This  afternoon R. J. Bruce of New York  challenged the winner of tomorrow's  bout on behalf of Hugh McFadden of  Brooklyn. .' (Jt. JVI. Thompson, manager  of Austin Rice, the featherweight pugilist who lias fought 125 battles and has  never suffered a knock out, will challenge the winner, of the McGovcrn-Cor-  l-.ett light at Haitford tomorrow."  Arms for Colombian Insurgents.  ANTWERP, November 27.���The brig  Bangrish, which - was detained at Victoria docks, London, by customs officials  under suspicion that she had on board  arms_anu ammunition ihtended for'the  Boers, has arrived here. She carries a  large cargo of munitions of war intended for the Colombian 'liberals,' including  4000 cases of cartridges and 1000 cases  of rifles, machine guns ahd chemicals.  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 payatle to me.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nelson. B. C, October 15th, 1901.  QUEEN'S BOTE  BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  LigHtedbiFEIectricity andHeat-  ed with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Imperial Ijotel, Nelsot]  (Formerly known as Uio Silver King)  Tliis hotel, in tho central part of tho city, hns  been on.ircly renovated and improved.  The commodious bar is supplied with all tho  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  undor tho personal management of ���Mr. J. O.  Naismith,  Tho dining room and restaurant ore conducted  on tho European plan, and these and thc hotel  accommodation are undor tho management of  Mrs. Gorman, whoso largo experience is a guarantee of the comforts of thc hotol.  N|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelson tbat has remained uhcler one management since 1890.  The bed-rooms aro well furnished and  lighted by electncii*.  The bar Is alwaya Btocnea oy the best  domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS HADDEN. Proprietor.  HOTEL   KQSSLAND.  -Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and first class In every respect Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V; O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar Btocked with best brands ot wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First dan tabla board.  oo^jp^-isrsr  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON, B. C.  TELEPHONE NO, 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  tyARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  r,BRICK AND L1IV1E . ....  o  The Mansfield Manufacturing .Company  have the above mentioned,building materials  for sale at reasonable ..prices.. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  ORDERS BY MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  : co3vci,.A.3sr_5r  OFFICER BAITER. STREET WEST, fiEISOfl, B. C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  /taw mbimm MEALS 25 CENTS T  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents to $1  P. Burns & Co.  Head Office at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at  Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nov  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  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  K. W. 0 BL00E  WARD STREET  A COMPLETE LINE IOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish.  local and coast.  Flooring,  local and coaZHb.  Newel. Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  of aUUnds,  IF WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT UT STOCK  Wl WIU. MAKE IT l-OB TOD  CALL AMD GET FBIOBS.     ,  J. A. Sayward  HAIX ARD ��AKK BTSKKTB. HKUOIf ~  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager;  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agent, for Hard and Soft) Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Limo Sc Mann;  faoturing Company. General commercial agents.  and brokers.  AU ooal and wood strictly cash on,delivery '  .TKLKPHONK 147.      ^08 184 B&\{BT St.  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootonay Street, noxt door to Oddfellows' HnlT)  P. O. Box G33 ��� NELSON, B.C.  CORPORATION OFTHE CITYOF NELSON  Notice to Municipal Voters.  . NOTICE is hereby piven that under the provisions of tho "Municipal Klections Act" tho following* arc entitled to vote for inuyor and aldermen at the City Municipal Klcction, viz:  Any male or female, being a Jinti.sh subject of  tlie full age of twenty-one jcars, who has paid,  on or before tlio flrst day of November all inuni-  ci pal-rat eSrtaxe_,-ahSesMiieutB���nnd_liconco_f eoa"  payable by him or her, and  Who is the oMcKbed owner of lands, or of  " improvements, or theashcRscd occupier ol lands  "within the municipality, or  " Who is n resident of and carries on business  "and is the holder of a trades licence in the  "municipality, or  "Who is a householder within tho inunici-  " pality."  Householders are required on or beforo tho  flrst day of December to enter with tho undersigned thoir name6!, as a voter, and deliver at tho  same time a statutory declaration in the form  provided by the statute.  J. K. STKACHAN, City Cleric.  Nelson, B.C., Oetober 18th, l'JOl.  PHOVINCIAL SECRETAKY-S OFFICK.  His Honor thc Lieutenant-Governor in Council  has been pleased to make the following appointment:  lit li November, 1001.  Thomas Alfred Mills, of tho City of Nolson,  Esquire, to be���  Deputy District. Registrar of the Nelson Kcg-  istry of the Supremo Court, and  Deputy Kegistnir of the County Court of Kootenay, holden at Nelson.  Such appointments to take efl'ect on tho 1st day  of December, l'JOl.  RDEKSIBY MAILJ RECEIVE PROMPT ATfENTIO  NOTICE.  NOTICE Is heroby given that the Offlco of the  Mining Kecordor for tho Goat River Mining  Division will be transferred from Kuskonook to  Creston on tho 5th day of November, instant.  J. D. PRENTICE.  _,     ,    , , _ Aoting Provincial Seorotary.  Provincial Secretary's Ofllco,  1st November, 1901.1  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-0WNEB,  To John J. McAndrtsws or to any person  or persons to whom tie may have transferred his Interest ln the Black Diamond  mineral claim, situate on tha north sido  of  Bear  creek,   about  three  miles  from  the town of Ymir, lying south of and adjoining the Evennlg Star mineral claim,  Nolson mining division of West Kootenay  district,  and recorded  in  the  recorder's  ofllce for the Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that  I  have   expended  two  hundred  and.  twelve    dollars     and     twenty-flvo     cents  ($212.25)  in  labor and improvements upon  the abovo mentioned mineral claim in order  to hold said mineral claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and If within  ninety days from the" date of this notice  you fall or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together witli  all costs of advertising, your Interests in  the said claims will become the property  of the subscriber under section 4 of an act  entitled,   "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1900.* JOHN DEAN.  Dated at Nelson this llth day of Septeo*  ber, UOL -   ���_ .......  . *.  ���i  i';**ti  i~      il  ,'2 j  r-m  P.   i?  ( % * '���_. I  ":Yy[  %i4\  7 ^1  -V.>(r  '-������'i'5-l  Y *sl  Ml  !.  -XI  ,�� fit * i _i_^��i iarf*�� iW^wiw  THE) JMW TOIBtlfffl TOTOBDAt ^MORNIff^ KOVEMfcEft $, 1901  iii  Mi  Mi  *  ��*��  Mi  Mi  tii  Ml  Ml  Ml  Mi  Mi  Mi  tii  Ui  Ml  Ml  Wi  Ml  Mi  ViV  \i  U>  Mi  Mi  iti  ��$s**. *.**. ***. *.*.*. *.**. 5��6&��*'e8sees&5*6e*sftfe*f'f*:S'6:6e��-*'eeef'eefe  Reduced to one dollar per bottle.  Six bottles for $5.00.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  :***���** *���** *���** ���***���*���*���*****���** '*** ***************************#  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.  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  Diily.  G:J0 p. m,  Daily  0:10 ji. m,  Daily  S a. in.  8 a", m.  CHOWS NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  Cranbrook, Marysville, tort  Steele, Klko, Fernie, Michel.  Uliiirmoro, Frank, Macleod,  I.uthbriilifc, Winnipeg, and  all Eastern points.  ARKIVE  I p. m.  Daily.  COLUMBIA & KOOTKNAY  HAILWAY  Hobson, Nakusp, Arrowhead.  Ito velstuko.nnd all jioint.s east|  and west on U.P.lt. main lino.  Robson, Trail and Itossland.  Uuhson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phcunix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Itobson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  AIUilVK  10:1ft p.m.  Divily  lOrlOji.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a.m.  LEAVE  _ p. DI.  _ p. m.  SLOCAN RIVEH ItAILWY  [Slocan City, Silvorton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  KOOTENAY-  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilofcBaj', Ains worth|  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo .** Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)  ���_  ARRIVE  3:10 p. m.  ARRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  217 and 219  Baker Street  0>.00,00.00.00,00.00,^.0* ,00.^.^.0W   00.00.00.00.^..  W  to  to  to  PUT US DOWN  In your note book as having the best bargains in  to  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. ,. :..  to  ^.___*_______M^a____-  '0~-i&70S-00'00'  GO.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  LEAVE  NELs1)N * & FORT SHEP-  PAltD RAILWAY  ARRIVE  Depot-  *     Depot.  OilO a.m  Yniir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  6:15 p.m.  Mount'in  Northport, Rossland, Colville  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  and Spokane  u:5!) p.m.  Daily.  Daily  LEAVE  KOOTENAY LAKE  ARRIVE  Kaslo  STEAMBOATS  Kaslo  7 a.m.     9:!>0 l). in.  Nelson  Nelaon  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  6-00 p.m.  Kaslo and all Way Landings  10:3.1 a.m.  ���SDaily  Daily  CITY AND DISTRICT.  BAKER STREET, NELSON. jjj  00 ���050        -*'     ���  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RAMES  . We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  ���H_K__2___nG_________aea  assstsEBBssea  ErFERGUS0^=&^C07  WHOLSSALE LIQUORS A?ID CIGARS.  NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  A COMPLETE LI^E OF C/\HACI/\N /\ND IMPORTED LIQUORS.  Baiaer Seattle) Beer in pints and quarts.     Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  ���  '     pints and quarts.   Kola Wine, the best Temporanoe drink.  Our Special Canadian Bye in 5s and 6s.  Dawson's Perfection Scotch Whiskey,       Granada pure Havana Cigars.  Uuion 0igar3, a full range in prices.   Oards and Poker Chips. "  Agents Brunswick-Balke Collender BilHard  Tables and Supplies.  A lieense to wed was yesterday issued  to F. S. Clements and Miss Mott of this  city.  Brown Brothers, the jewelers, are the  most artistic advertisers in Nelson.  Their advertisements read like a twu-  v. rse  poem   in . a  hi gh-class  month) y.  Charles A. Waterman & Co. announce  that the auction sale of the,D. J. Dewar  furniture, etc., advertised to take place  yesterday, will take place Friday afternoon   (November 29th).  In order that its employees and those,  of the telegraph company may. eat  Thanksgiving-Day turkey in peace, .the  daily edition of Tiie Ti ibune will not  appear on Friday morning.  The ball given.by the members of the  Nelson Boat Club: at tne Hotel Phair  last evening was not so well attended  as, its predecessor, but all who took it  in had r, very enjoyable evening.  The department of public works at  Ottawa is calling for tenders for installing heating apparatus in~ the public  ���building at Rossland. Here is a chance  for local men. The advertisement appears on this page.  -W. A.* Galliher leaves today for Slocan  to attend the court of revision, which  has been fixed for .tomorrow. The coming municipal election in the baby city  . of the province promises to be a warm  one and the fight-opens with the revision of the voters' list.  In Conriiyt vs. Fleutot; an action for  $ 1950 for wages and account, an application" was made for judgment before  judge Forin yesterday. W. A. Galliher,  who appeared for the defendant, admitted judgment for $950 and the case  will go to trial with respect to the balance . of the claim, the venue being  rchanged^rom"Vietofiarto=NelswE_.  ff-ffsanQ  ESSE__SE__5**__  CHRISTMAS PUDDING  We have the best stock of peel and Christmas  fruits in the city. Everything fresh. This season's  lemon, orange and citron peel, cleaned currants  and raisins.  Houston Block  Nelson, B.C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  ROSSJUAIND   EjrVGJIN^BRirsa   WORK?  CUNLIPFB   &  MeMIJULAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORB OARS, skips, cages, ore bin doors, chutes nnd general wrought iron work.    Our ore cars nro  the be9t on tho market.   Write us for references and full particulars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.- One 5-foot Pelton waterwheel, width 000 feot, "8 to IR'  spinal riveted pipe.   One 10x5x13 outsido packed plunxor sinking pump.    Rock drills, stoping  bars, &c, Sco.  .AGENTS NORTHBY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  P.  O.   Box  198.  THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  THH  BINDERY DEPARTMENT OP  W mmu associate, limited,  JBUBMBtOUHn^MMLBOX,  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL IMJ1ED BLANK BOMS  3MECUUL mun F0BMS  Notice of appeal hus been given in  the case of Manley vs. Collom. This is  the adverse action over the ground,  known as the Native Silver Fraction,  lying between the Arlington and Burlington mineral claims. Manley won on  the trial of the action and this decision  was sustained hy the full court. The  present appeal will take the case to the  full court of Canada.  A. J. Marks has given notice of appeal to the supreme court from tbe  judgment of stipendiary magistrate  Crease in tho small debts case of the  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills vs Marks.  This was an action for a bill of lumber supplied for the renovation of St.  Mark's church, judgment having been  given against Marks for the full amount  sued for.  H. Byers & Co., with stores at Sandon,  Kaslo, and Nelson, carry as large a  stock of general hardware and mining  supplies as is carried in the province.  Just now they arc making a special feature of heating stoves and ranges, seeing that the snow line has already  overlapped Sandon and is rapidly nearing the foothills at Kaslo and Nelson.  They make a special announcement  in the northwest corner of this page.  In the case of Gamble vs. Stocks, an  action over a commission upon the sale  of the Victoria block, an application was  made before judge Forin to amend the  statement of defense by setting up that  thc plaintiff merely had an option on  the property for 14 days, which option  ran out before the deal for the property  was put through. The order for the  amendment was made with costs in  th.Q cause.  Work on the Lardo branch is now  moving ahead again. The 500 foot trestle, about three miles this side ot the  second crossing, is now completed and  the steel is now laid to the second  crossing. This trestle has caused the  most. delay and now that it is completed there is every chance of the road  being finished during the early part of  the winter. A temporary structure Is  being put in to cross tlie Lardo at the  second crossing, the piles being driven  in the bed of the river and caps laid  upon them. This will have to be replaced  by a truss bridge in the spring, but  the present make-shift will assist in  the completion of the work.  v Next week The Tribune will move  into the brick building on West Baker  especially erected to house it by Alec  McDonald, the Forty-nine creek ma i.  The men working in the mines stand  by The Tribune, and some of the men  who rustle money to keep the boys at  work in the mines see to it when the  pinch comes that it has a roof over,its  head. Good staying qualities are almost as good as a big bank account.  One of the reasons assigned for so  many of the Italians quitting work on  the grade of the Lardo branch is that  a considerable number of .them became  poisoned by eating the red fish with  which the stream is full. Whenever they  had a chance the Italians on the work  insisted on boarding themselves, and  in almost every case in which they were  permitted to do so the red fish formed  their .chief food staple. All were fish  that came to their net and the result  was that a number of them were taken  violently ill with symptoms of poisoning and  left the grade.  G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo was in Nelson yesterday for the first time in quite  a while. In fact, he was in doubt as  to what kind of a reception he would  get if he did come. The sheriff mig'at  "nail him*', for neglecting to obey a summons to present himself as a grand  juror; and the health authorities.might  take him in charge as a suspect from  the Bonner's . Ferry , small-pox zone.  ���>But he came and went as he came. Mr.  Buchanan is of the opinion that the  health authorities should enforce the  health regulations vigorously, and more  especially the one regarding vaccination.  B. C. Riblet has returned form a trip  to the Silver Hill mine m the Crawford  Bay district.. He says work upon the  tramway is well advanced and that it  should be completed and in operation  by the middle of December. Work has  now been commenced on a 400 ton ore  bunker at the landing. This is designed so; that two cars can be loaded  at the same time, the ore entering each  car from three chutes. In this way it  will be possible to load a barge of cars  in half an hour, so that there will be  no handling of the ore from the time  it leaves the bunker until it arrives at  the smelter at Trail. Between the end  of-the-tram line and the bunker there  is a gap of about nine miles over which  the ore-has to be teamed, but it is not  unlikely tliat. some . improved: method  of moving/this ore will be found in  the near future, the feeling being rather  firmly rooted. that the C. P. R. will  build' thev_projected line from Marysville in'!*Ea'st 'Kootenay through to  Kootenay lake via "Crawford creek.  A. L. Davenport has decided to take  in another toh'of supplies to the Bayonne mine'at the"1 head of Summit creek,  so-that there' will be no shortage in the  spring O. F, Kiebcl, the mining expert,  spent several days at the mine withii  the past week and expressed himself  as very favorably impressed with the  showing. He is the representative of  Ohio men Who are interested in the development of the property. The present  program for development includes the  driving of a 150 foot tunnel, which will  tap the vein at a depth of 50 feet and if  this shows the property up in a way  such as anticipated work upon a com-..  ��� prehensive scale will be undertaken  next summer." The trail "from Kootenay river is  now put at 25 miles in  'length and for the convenience of travelers Mr. Davenport has erected two  cabins at intervals along the trail, as  well as one on the Kootenay river end.  These   will   be   provisioned,   so   that  =when=the=going=becomes=difiicult=it=will=  be possible to make the property in easy  stages.  iiiiriii��mrim��mm"rri��i>Yir��riTi'>>*^irfa->na7<^  ..... _~:7:'-.. .^-.������_.-.r,-.-.^ ,- -ViTnf rf,ry'  ^^s^s^^^^^^fs^^a^s^^s^^^^^aa^^a^^^.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  BYERS & C  ESTABLISHED 1892  &.  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  FireClay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  ������#-  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  -* NELSON, B.C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  SANDON, B.C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  >?/  5*��^^l^^  and William Coffee of Ymir, the Yukon  fraction on the Dundee mountain.  Certificates of work were, issued to  Frank Bowser on thc New Victor and  Excelsior mineral claims.  AT THE HOTELS.  MADDEN���John McNeill and wife,  Spokane; Mike McAllister, Slocan.  QUEENS���C..S. Callahan, New York;  J. Edmondson, Ymir; Geo. D. Bell,  Salmo, J. Eden, Fairview; Mrs. Johnstone and child, Seattle.  HUME���H. A. Small, Vancouver;;  Chas. D. Huuter, l'hoenix; Queenie Mo-  Coy, Vernon; Geo. Williamson, Denver;  Edward Bray, London.  "PHAIR���J..-O. Drewry, Rossland; ii.  A. Carlson and G. O. Buchanan, Kaslo;  AV. M. Courtis, Detroit; L. M. Rice;  Seattle; A. J. Fewandine, Northport;  (J. P. Hill, Spokane; L. A. Campbell,  Rossland; Mrs. D. O. Lewis, Revelstoke.  GRAND CENTRAL���Angus McDonald, W. G. MeLeod, M. Horan, A. Crawford and R. Brown, Lardeau; Frank  Shaftcr and J. Scott, Slocan; John Buii,  Slocan; James McCormick, Whitewater;  J. M. Wickes and wife, New York; M.  C. Smith, New York.  BUSINESS MENTION.  A special Thanksgiving Dinner at the  Nelson Cafe from 4 to 8.  Hotel for sale or to rent���The Prospectors' Exchange, Thomson's Landing, B, C. Apply by mail for terms.  Allen's Cider for mince meat. Sold  by McPherson & McCammon, , F., A.  Tamblyn, and Hudson's Bay Company.  Thorpe & Company, wholesale agents.  A first-class dinner will be served at  the Delmonico Restaurant, on Baker  street, on Thanksgiving Day (next  Thursday) at 12 o'clock noon and at 5  o'clock in the evening.  of our beloved church aud to repair the  scandal I may have7 given to our faithful Catholic people, I sincerely regret,  whatever I may have said disrespectful  to your eminence'and the most reverend archbishop of Chicago, and I also  retract anything I may have either said  or written which could not be approved  by the Catholic church.*'  The cardinal thereupon further advised with the archbishop and as soon  as the details are attended to, which  will be within a few days the sentence  of excommunication wliich was; pronounced against father Crowley will be  recalled.  .Reappearance of the Plague,  VICTORIA, November-27.���Arrivals  by the steamer Miowera from Honolulu  tonight state that there has been a recurrence of.bubonic plague in that,city.  One passenger says that there has been  two deaths, a Jap and a Chinaman and  that there are ten more cases in the  city.  NOTICE OF MEETINf  INDEPENDENT LABOR PARTY.  A meeting of the members of the Independent Labor . Party will be held at  Miners' Union Hall on Friday "nighlt,  November 29th, 190*1, at S o'clock.  Among other business to be transacted  is the election of officers.  G. O. Buchanan was In Nelson yesterday.  He does  not take kindly to the  legal paragraph which appeared in the  Miner of yesterday respecting the settlement of the case of West vs.  Buchanan, in that is was made to appear  that he paid the full amount of West's  claim as well as his own costs rather  than have the case go to the supreme  court of Canada after a judgment had  been  given   in  his  favor  by  the  full  court of the province. Tbe case was an  action brought by West for $856 under  an   assignment  of  a   jogging  contract  which Buchanan had with Messrs. Mc.  Farland   and   Sheridan.   This  contract  called  for the  clearing of  Buchanan's  timber limit at Crawford Bay, it being  specifically stated that all  the timber  reasonably fit for mill purposes should  be taken off. West, however, delivered  a quantity of logs at the mill and demanded $856. He was offered $656 and  tbe  remainder  when  he  delivered the  rest of the logs. This offer was refused  and the case went to trial, C. W. McAnn  appearing for the defendant Buchanan,  and S. S. Taylor for West. Justice Irving  gave  judgment   for  the   plaintiff  West, and an appeal was taken from  this decision to the full court. The full  court found in Buchanan's favor with  costs.   Negotiations  were  then  opened  by West for a settlement, with the result that he agreed to deliver the balance of the logs and accept $500 as settlement in full, the remaining $356 going to pay in part the costs of Buchanan in the litigation.  Presbyterians in Session.  WASHINGTON, November 27.���Members of a section of the committee of  twenty appointed to consider a revision  of the creed of the Presbyterian churca  assembled here today aud presumably  will hold their first session tomorrow.  Rev. Ur. Herrick Johnson of Chicago  will preside as chairman of the section.  Others who arrived are Rev. Dr. S. N.  =Spiecher=of=Glevclandr=Rev7=DeminLenr  moderator of the Pi-esyterian assembly  and chairman of thc committee, aud  Rev. Dr. John Devitt of Princeton, New  Jersey. Justice Harlan of the United  States supremo court, who is also a  member, conferred with Dr. Johnson on  the work of the committee. The section  will hold three sessions daily until next  Wednesday, when the full committee  will meet. Tbe section now here will  prepare a new statement of faith which  will be brief and simple for parochial  use.  AUCTION SALE  HOUSEHOLD FUENITURE  AND EFFECTS.  Sentence Has Been Revoked.  CHICAGO, November 2V.���Thc announcement was made today by Thomas  A .Moran, attorney for the Rev. archbishop Fehan, that the sentence of excommunication which was pronounced  against father Jeremiah Orowley would  be recalled wiibin a few days. This is  expected to put an nnd to the case  against him to pi event his worship in  the cathedral of the Holy Name will be  withdrawn. Attorney Moran said some  days ago father Crowley addressed his  eminence cardinal Martinelli as follows:  "Your eminence:  To save the honor  Acting under instructions from D. J.  Dewar, the undersigned will offer for  sale by public auction, at the promises  en Victoria street, near Stanley street,  the whole of his elegant household,  furniture and effects, on    o  FRIDAY AFTERNOON  at 2 o'clock.  The articles can be inspected on the.  imorning=of=the=salerrftTerms^of^saleT=i  cash.  For further particulars apply to  Chas. A. Waterman & Co.  AUCTIONEERS  K. W. C. Blook Nelson, B.C.  MONEY TALKS  BUT WHAT VOU CET FOB YOUR  ItyOKEY TALKS MORE.  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  a*****'*-******.*.*.***.***.*.**.  Coffee Roasters  Dea|e��m Tea and Coffee  ���**���*���***���*���*���**���*���**.*.*.*.**.*.*.*.*.**.  We are offoring afc lowest pricos tho bost*  grades o .Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bo8i\ MocJia and Jara Coffee, per  pound 9  40  Mocha and Java Blond, 3 -pounds  1 00  Choice Blond Coffee, _ pounds ....... 1 00  Special E.'.end Colfee, 6 pounds  1 00  Rio Blend Coffeo, 6 pounds......  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, por pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAV COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  .     P.O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS  Our Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar  CURES COUGHS AND GOLDS  Beware uf- fhe "Just as Good" kind.  Insist on getting the Genuine C...D. &  B. Compound Syrup of \White Pine and  Tar.  DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.  Conipp Ward and Baknr Bts  BEAL ESTATE  "AND"  Extra large gondola shape couch,  very large, any color, from  $19.00 and up.  Morris chairs,  mahogany  finish  .and polished oak frame, nicely upholstered, frq<n  $9 to $16.  Parlor   tables,   highly   polished,  quartered oak, from  $2.50 to $7.  INSPBANS EBBOKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining tlie park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without Interest.  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  IMPEBIAL BBEWIM OOMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGEH BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  Nelson Mining Division Becords.  Four bills of sale were recorded in the  Nelson record office yesterday. W. S.  ft ugh traiisfeired to Gordon Logan of  Itossland the Iron Magnate mineral  claim, situate near Bonnington Falls,  on the south sido of Kootenay rivei-;  A. A. Vernon transferred to Gilbert  Peono on the Hunter V. claim situate  on the divide between Porcupine and  Hidden creeks; Gilbert Pcone tranferre'd  the same claim. to William Davis of  Itossland; ami A. C. O Neill transferred  to fat Daly, Jolm Byan, A. J. Hughes * j__fcfifar��'  Scaled tendors addressed to the undersigned,  and endorsed "Tender for Heating apparatus,  Rossland, U.C.," will bo received at this ofllco  until Friday, 20th December, inclusively, for the  supplying and placing in position of a heating  apparatus at the Public Buildingj.Rossland, B.C.,  according to plans and specification to bo seen at  tho Department of Public Works, Ottawa, at the  offlco of V\ in. Henderson, Victoria, B.C., and at  tho oflice of R. W. Grcgor, Clerk of Works, Rossland, B.C.  Tenders will not bo considered unless made * on  the form supplied, and signed with the actual  signatures of tenderers.  An accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payablo to the order of tho Minister of Public Works,  equal (,o 10 per cent (10 p. o.) of tho amount of  tender, must accompany each tender. Tho  chequo will bo forfeited if tho party decline the  contract or fail to comploto the work contracted  for, and will be returned in case of non-acceptance of tender.  Tho Department does not bind itself to accept  thc lowest or any tendor.  By order,  FRED. OEUNAS,  ���Seoretary.  Department of Public Works.  Ottawa, November 2lst; 1901.  Newspapers inserting this advertisement without authority from tho Department will uot be  See our new line of fine pictures.  Our values in leather goods  be beat.  can't  Carpets are going at cost.  Don't forget to call on us before  purchasing elsewhere.   Can  furnish your home  complete.  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  B, REISTERER & CO.  BRBiWKBn AND BOTTUtBO Off  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to tbe trade.  BKEWHBT  AT   NBLSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT THE  AT THE  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  ��� AT THE  AT THE  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  >&  1  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STBEET  1 ALL THE BEST BRANDS  UQU0B8 AND CIQAR8.

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