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 *�����.-  :.S_:!_?^_;_KS?1  ���������������*���������������;;&?�������&!&��  n  ���in _  if  ft  M  I!  IN  ���ii-  I'll-  m ���  m :  ���H w  ESTABLISHED  1892  TUESDAY  MOKISTOG,  DECEMBER  3,   1901  DAILY EDITION  MANY BY-LAWS  INTRODUCED AT MEETING  OF THE COUNCIL.  MONEY FOE  SCHOOL,  HOSPITAL,  FIRE ALARM AND ELECTRIC  ' LIGHTING PLANT.  The introduction of the several loan  by-laws was the chief business transacted at the meeting of the city council  last evening. Objection was taken by  aldermen Irving and Madden to the  course of the present council submitting  by-laws for money when its time was  so short that it would not be in office  long enough to issue the debentures  vhich might be authorized, to say nothing of expending the money, but they  were two against five and the program  was carried out as arranged. In addition to the other loan by-laws for  school, lire alarm and isolation hospital purposes the by-law to provide  funds'for tho installation of au electric  light plant on Kootenay river will also,  be submitted. ''  v The flrst reading of the by-law to  provide $10,000 for school purposes was  moved by alderman Hamilton, seconded  by alderman Selous. When the first reading was moved alderman Irving ask 3d  vhen it was proposed to submit the  by-laws for tho consideration of tho  ratepayers. He was of.the opinion that  the   voting   might -very   well   he   left  ' over until the municipal elections, and  in any event he did not see the necessity  - of voting $10,000 when'it would not be  required.  Upon the question ol the amount al-  ' dei-man Selous explained that tho council had already obligated itself to the  extent   of   $5000,   which,   with   extras,  ' furnishing and fixing up the grounds  would amount in the whole to $7700.  Alderman Irving suggested that the  amount of the by-law . should bo-cut  down to * the requirements of the present council.' -  -Mayor Fletcher did not like", this sug-  . gestion. He asked' alderman Irving if  he felt like going on a personal noto"  for the amount of the city's overdraft  at the end of the year. To this alderman  Irving replied that such a course had  not been found necessary in former  years 'and - he did not think it would  be necessary this year.  Alderman Selous explained his position with respect to the by-laws by saying that it had been understood all the  year that. the council should submit  some by-laws at the close of the year..  So far as the vote upon school appropriation went he expressed the opinion  that it, would be a pity to vote $5000  this year and then be-.forced to vote  another $3000 next year.  Alderman Madden expressed the opinion that some assistance would probably bo secured from the provincial government with respect to school expen-  dihires..Mayor Fletcher replied to_this_  that the member" for the district *h"a"d~  positively refused to ask for it on the  ground that the city should not go to  the government as a mendicant.  Alderman Irving stated that the  mayor's version was utterly at variance with the view expressed by Mr.  Houston to' himself in talking, the matter over. He had been led to believe  that there was a very good chance of the  "city's receiving further assistance from  the government and if this was the  case he did not think it wise for the  city to pass a by-law to raise more  money for school purposes than was  absolutely needed.  Alderman Selous suggested that the  .by-law should be advanced a stage  as it was and beforo being finally disposed of the council could get the School  trustees together and ascertain just  what amount might be required. The  question was then put and the second  reading of the by-law was carried, aldermen Irving and Madden alone voting in the negative.  The second reading of the by-law  authorizing the expenditure of $5000 for  an isolation hospital was then moved,  alderman Irving objecting. He pointed  lout that the limit of the city's borrowing powers at present was $185,000. A  petit-'on had been presented to the  council asking that a by-law be submitted to the ratepayers for the authorization of an expenditure of $150,000  for the installation of an electric light  plant on Kootenay river, and he was  of the opinion that the object of the  majority of the members of the council  in insisting upon borrowing money for  other schemes which the council would  not live long enough to carry out was  ' done-merely for the purpose of defeating the by-law authorizing an expenditure for electric light purposes. He did  not consider either the isolation hospital or the fire alarm scheme as sufficiently urpent to warrant the submission of by-laws authorizing expenditures  unon them in the last hours of the pre-  pent council. The matter nf the installation of a fire alarm system had been  taken up| early in the present year  when concessions were talked of by the  board of fire underwriters and he did  not think it wise to proceed in the matter of exneuditures along this line until some thing definite -was secured in  the -way of concessions from existing  insurance rates. He was opposed to tho  isolation hospital on the ground that  thc time was too short for thc present  council to take tho matter up. In his  opinion it was idle to say that the council had been committed to the two expenditures. If they were as urgent as  it was endeavored to make out it would  strike the average person as odd that  the submission of the by-laws for them  had been delayed till the last few days  of the council's term of office.  Alderman Selous explained that the  delay was occasioned by, reason of the  fact that thc city did hot succeed in  disposing of its- debentures until August. So far as the aggregate amou.it  went he did not think much more difficulty would be experienced in disposing of $170,000 worth of debentures  than of $150,000 worth. So far as the  by-law for the raising of $150,000 for an  electric light plant vent he said he had  a certain amount of doubt. He doubted  whether the city could get the money  and whether it would accomplish its  object if it was secured.  Alderman Gillett asked if it was proposed to submit the $150,000 by-law with,  thc others, and the latter replied that  he would be in favor of submitting them  all at the same time.  The second reading of thc isolation  hospital loan by-law was carried on the  same division as the school by-law, and  the fire alarm by-law was also advanced  on the sme vote. -       **  On motion of alderman Gillett, 'seconded by alderman Madden, a resolution.was passed rescinding that moved  by alderman Selous at a previous meeting by which the second reading of the  by-law to borrow $150,000 for an electric light plant on Kootenay river was  deferred until' the' title' to the power,  site was decided. The second reading  of tho by-law was then moved by alderman Irving and carried.  City engineer McCulloch was then  called~upon for his estimate as to the  cost of installing the plant on Kootenay river. He explained that when ho  had attempted -to complete his survey of  the ground he had been interfered-with,  but he was certain the plant could be  installed and the. pewter brought to  Nelson for $125,000. Tbis was for a  plant of 1000 horse power, capable, rf  being increased by the addition of machinery to 3000 horse power. As the  city was at present not using more than  300 horse power he thought this .would  be .sufficient for lighling purposes for  several years to come, ,and would also  leave considerable power to be disposed  of to the- tramway company or' othor  companies. At the request- of the mayor  the city engineer will prepare a written  estimate of the cost ..of installing Jie  plant nnd of bringing the power to Nsl-  son, as well as such changes as would  be necessary in the wiring of the city,  and have the same ready foi the meet-  ing"of the council on Thursday evening.  The matter of furnishing the1 now high  school, which wus'introduced by a ,communication, from Dr. Arthur of the"  school board, was left over pending the  vote upon the by-law, it being announced that the school would not be ready  for'occupancy until well on toward the  1st of February.  It was decided to spend $125 in put-  ling tho- channel of Cottonwood creak  in shape in the neighborhood of the  power house.  It was decided to leave the opening  of the lane in block 22 over to the next  council,'as it would cost $125.  The city enginer was authorized to  have Cedar street made safe for teams  at a cost of 350.  son check for ��50,000 and November  8th Burge presented a check for ��15,-  000 drawn by Marks in his favor, while  Mance the same day cashed another of  Marks' chocks for ��10,000. A witness  testified to a number of smaller transactions. When tho bank was enjoined  the amounts standing to the credit of  the accused were: Burge, ��13,589  Marks ��10,901, Mance ��15,987.  Attached a Locomotive.  GUTHRIE, Oklahoma Territory, December 2.���Saturday's westbound Choctaw passenger train was attached by  the sheirff of Parkersburg, Oklahoma,  and detained until a judgment of $7G  was satisfied. When uie enginer was  about to leave the station he found that  his engine was prevented from "continuing its journey by a log chain which  had boen fastened to it by the sheriff.  A discharged employee had secured the  attachment. H. B. Yarmen, terasurer of  the road, was in his private car at the  rear of the train accompanied by a  party of eastern friends. After parleying with the sheriff for half an hour,  Mr. Yarmen paid the judgment and the  train was released:  FRIENDS FEAR SHE IS DEAD  Story, However, Denied  NEW YORK, December 2.���Rev. Dr.  Henry C. Haskell, representative of the  American board of foreign missions of  .Boston at Samakov, Bulgaria, has sent  the following dispatch from Sofia, Bulgaria, to the World concerning rumors  of the death of Miss Stone, the missing  missionary: "We hope that the" dreadful news is untrue) but there is reason  to make us fear otherwise. If the captives are dead the fact would account  ior the determined insistence on the  part of the brigands that the ransom  money be paid before the captives are  delivered to us. It would account for  the brigands' stubborn refusal to give  safe -conduct to one of our representatives to see Miss Stone and Mme. Tsilka  "in order to certify to us that they aref  alive before wo pay over the i ransom  money. It would appear that .it was  really on this point and not on' the^  contention that the sum offered by us"  was insufficient, that negotiations for  the surrender c>|f -the captives, were  broken off recently. Besides, the brigands intimated that they would- delay  giving up the captives until spring, although it is their first interest to close  the ' matter --up as quickly . as possible.  These considerations naturally weigh-  with us in view of the reports now  prevalent that the two women are dead.  Moreover, we have some confirmation  of the grave _news and we are sending men to learn the facts."  WASHINGTON, December 2.���Secretary Hay this afternoon received a  cablegram from Spencer Eddy, United  States charge "d'affaires at Constantinople, saying he had received information on what he regarded as good authority to the effect that Miss Stone and  Mme. Tsilka are "still alive.  LIVERPOOL BANK  ROBBERY  Details of the Fraud.  LONDON, December 2. ���- Thomas  Peterson Goudie, the bookkeeper of the  Bank of Liverpool who disappeared at  the time of the discovery that the bank  had been robbed pf about ��170,000  ($850,000), was captured this morning  at.Bootle, near Liverpool, where he had  been in hiding.. Goudie had ��300 in  his pocket when arrested. He will be  brought to London for trial with the  other men taken into custody in connection with the robbery, two of whom  "Dick" Burge, the pugilist, and Charles  F. T. Kelly, the bookmaker of Bradford,  were remanded this morning after a  partial hearing of the evidence against  them. Hundreds of people clamored  for admission into the ,>_uall court room  at Bow street, hardly capable of holding  those directly interested in the case.  Charles Mathew, council for the victimized bank, in presenting the case  against the. prisoners gave the first authentic details of the frauds. He explained that there had been 27 checks  forged'. The first two affected Goudie.  The next twelve, representing in value  ��25,300, would be mainly traced to  Kelly. Other checks aggregating ��53,-  000 would be first traced to Kelly and  afterwards to Kelly ana another person  not yet before the court. Six other  chocks, valued at ��91,000, would be  traced, firstly, to Larrie Marks, who  paid that into his bank account, but some  of the proceeds were also traceable to  Burge. The whole amount had been  drawn out of the Bank of Liverpool in  checks drawn to the account of R. W.  Hudson. Evidence was then presented  to show that Marks opened an account  with the Credit' Lyonnais at the end of  1899. In October, 1901, he paid in.the  first Hudson check, amounting to  ��50,000."- Later he introduced Burge,  who opened an account after the first  Hudson check was paid in. In October,  Marks deposited two more checks for  ��14,000. On November 1st, Burge, accompanied by Marks, cashed a check  for ��13,000, receiving ��7000 in notes.  The same day the identical notes were  deposited by James Mance, whom Marks  in the meantime introduced at the bank.  Marks, November 5th, deposited a Hud-  Possland Local News.  ROSSLAND, December 2.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���August Jackson, the  proprietor of the Central hotel here,  who recently brought an action against  the Phoenix miners' union for blackmailing his hotel in this city, was  knocked-down-by-one-of-his-Missourian-  boarders at the General last night and  kicked about the head. His left jaw  was badly fractured.  Mr. Frecheville has nearly completed  his investigation of the Le Roi affairs  and expects to return to London about  Friday next. He will make his report to  the other directors in person, and it  will probably be next month before the  actual state of things in the Le Roi  is known here.  The Rossland football team was defeated by the Trail team at the Smelter  City yesterday; score, 2 to 1. "  Indians Drowned in Burrard Inlet  VANCOUVER, December 2.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���News reached this  city late this afternoon of a drowning  accident which occurred late Saturday  at the north arm of the inlet. Seven  Indian., in r, canoo wero paddling along  slowly with a large sail up, with no  wind, when suddenly a gale came down  from the valley above. The canoe was  overturned and all the Indians y/ere  drowned, except one klootchmen, who  clung to the boat several hours. She  wa�� rescued and taken ashore.  Proceeded on Her Voyage.  VICTORIA, December 2.���-The steamer  Horda ��� with lumber from Portland for  Manila arrived here yesterday to be  surveyed by a diver. While crossing  the Columbia river bar she struck and  the waves washed over her, smashing  one of her boats. -It was feared that her  plates had been damaged, but an examination by a diver showed that she  had suffered no damage and she proceeded on her voyage today.  Couldn't Quit Drinking.  SAN FRANCISCO, December 2.���J.  D. Hurley, a recent arrival in San  Francisco from Vernon, New York, committed suicide by hanging himself with  a towel tied toa gas fixture in a lodging  house. He left a note addressed to his  mother saying he died because he could  not overcome his craving for drink.  Almost 5000 Tons of Ore.  GRAND FORKS,   December   2.���During   the   week   ending    Saturday    the  Granby smelter treated 4960 tons of ore.  SPOBTIM WOULD  INTERNATIONAL BILLIARD  TOURNAMENT  OPENED    YESTERDAY    IN    NEW  YORK���McGOVERN AFTER A  RETURN MATCH, ETC.  NEW YORK, December 2.���Louis  Barutel, the French billiard expert, won  the opening game of the international  championship tournament which began tonight in the Madison Garden hall.  His opponent -was George Sutton of  Chicago. Tomorrow afternoon Leonard  Howison of Canada will play Sutton and  tomorrow night George F. Slosson and  Ora -Morningstar will be contestants.  Games will be played each afternoon  and evening until finals are reached on  Wednesday next. Each game is pf 400  points, 18 inch' balk' line, one shot in  balk and one shot in anchor spaces.  McGovern Wants Another Match.  NEW YORK, December 2.���Terry' McGovern and his manager, Sam Harris,  who wish a return match with "Young.  Corbett," met-Johnny Corbett of Denver, who is -'looking after the interests-  of "Young Corbett" today. Corbett said  he could not give him a definite answer,,  but assured Harris that McGovern would  get another chance. An arrangement  was then made to meet next Saturday  at 11 o'clock. Two offers were made for  a fight, one of which was "a $10,000  purse. ' v>  Kid McCoy in England  LONDON, Deceber' 2.���-At Mile End  tonig*ht "Kid" McCoy<, the American  pugilist, carried out hia engagement to  defeat any. three heavyweights, each  witnin four rounds. This offer was especially open to Jack O'Brien, who,  however,' did not respond to it. - McCoy disposed of Dave Barry of Philadelphia iri two; rounds, Jack Schales of  'England in 20 seconds'and-Jack Madden  of Boston in four rounds. ' '  Cacth-as-Catch-Can Wrestling.  NEW YORK, December 2".���George  Bothler of the Knickerbocker Athletic  Club and Harvey Parker of Brockton,  Massachusetts, met tonight in a catch-  as-catch-can wrestling contest, with the  strangling hold barred, at Lenox Lyceum, this city. Parker lost the contest,  as he had stipulated if he did not throw  Bolther twice within one hour Bolther  was to be declared the winner.  Parker even failed to throw Bolther  once in the stipulated hour and therefore Bolther, who is the instructor of  the Knickerbocker Athletic Club, won  handily.  Weinig Got, the Decision,  MILWAUKEE, December 2.���Al Wenig-of���Buffalo���got���the���decision���over-  Billy Stift of Chicago after six fierce  rounds before the Milwaukee Boxing  Club tonight. Wenig closed Stiffs left  eye early in the fight and the latter  could not reach the Buffalo man.  "Battling" Nelson of Chicago and  Joe Percente of' Kenosha went six  rounds to a draw, and Kid Black of  Chicago knocked out. Al Gear of this  city in the fourth round.  of the senate and wait on the president  and inform him that congress Avas ready  for any communication he might make.  The rules of thc house were adopted  after a slight jar and the biennial seat  drawing occurred. This latter ceremony  was robbed of much of its interest today by the fact that under the new arrangement of seats there are more than  enough to go around and those whose  names were drawn last did not suffer  as they did on former occasions. The  flower show, which is the great feature  of the opening day, was not as imposing as usual. More flowers than ever  before were sent to members, but after  the seat drawing the house adjourned  before a third of them were brought  into the hall.  Want to Sell Canal.  WASHINGTON, December 2.���Chancellor Boeufre of the French embassy  today introduced to the prosident, Mr.  Hutin, president of the Panama Canal  Company, who represented* the formal  offer of that company for the sale bf  their property and franchises to the  United States.  OPENING FOR THE DEFENSE  Broke Swimming Record.  PHILADELPHIA, December 2.���B.Carroll Scheffer of the National Swimming Association today broke the American record for 440 yards at the  Sportsman show in the Athletic Association's championship competition.  There were four other swimmers opposed to Scheffer, but he won by over  40 yards from C. H. Kolloch in 5.52 2-5.  In the Bonine Trial.  WASHINGTON, December 2. ��� The  defense in the case of Mrs. Lola Ida"  Bonine, charged with the murder .of  James Seymour Ayres, today began the  introduction of the testimony and placed  15 witnesses on the stand before the  court adjourned for the day. The line  of examination showed that the purpose  was to establish that Mrs. Bonine evinced no particular partiality toward Ayers  and that her" conduct and bearing to  ward him differed in no respect from  that displayed toward other guests of  tho hotel. ���  The first -witness called was William  C. Hay, who with*-his family lived at  the Kenmore at' the time of the tragedy. He testified that the .dances at the%  Kenmore were usually arranged by Mrs."  Bonine and that at these dances her  bearing toward Ayers was nothing out  of the ordinary. It had been her habit,  he said, when the dancers were not  prompt in their attendance to go to  their rooms and urge them to come  down. He stated on cross examination  that he understood it had been Mrs.  Bonine's intention to leave the hotel,  but after the tragedy he had advised'  her it-would be improper to do so untr  the affair was-cleared up. Richard T.  Jenks" testified that he -heard Mrs.  Bonine giving ��� Ayres advice - "against  drinking ,to excess.  George B. Gardiner, assistant attorney  in the interior department, to whom  Mrs. Bonine has told her story and who  was one of the government witnesses,  testified that on the night of the tragedy  he had seen Mrs. Bonine and Ayres  dancing together and had observed  nothing unusual in his or her conduct.  David C. Mooney. a clerk ih the sixth  auditor's office, said he had observed  Mrs. Bonine dance with Ayres, but saw  nothing in her attitude towards him  different from that to others. Similar  testimony was given by other witnesses.  One of the jurors was taken suddenly  ill during the day, but with> the aid .of  a physician managed to continue  throughout the day. The trial will be  resumed tomorrow.  Deserters Cause Much Trouble  WASHINGTON,     December    2.���Ac-  opened officially this afternoon. The  day was set aside ns a holiday nnd all  places of business were closed. About  300 people, including the governor of  South Carolina and ouiff, the officers  of the exposition, the board of lady  managers -^yl the city council of Charleston were on the stage of the beautifully decorated auditorium when the  exercises began.  Withdrawn From Galicia.  VIENNA, December 2.���Owing to the  recent anti-Prussian agitation in the  province of Galica and at the capital,  Cracow, baron Speeshart, the German  consul at Lemberg, Galicia, has return-  ed to Berlin. It is reported this step  was taken under government orders on  account of the hostile demonstrations  against the German consul. It is rumored here that Germany has notified  Austria of her intention to withdraw  the German consulate at Lemberg altogether.- The emperor , Francis Joseph  has summoned the leaders of the Polish  party in the reichsrath and has appealed  to them to exercise influence to lessen  this anti-Prussian feeling According to  a dispatch to. the Associated Press from  London dated November 23rd the  wholesale flogging of Polish children  by German schoolmasters' for refusing  to learn the catechism and the prayers  in German nearly produced a riot. The  parents and relatives of the children  violently "denounced the authorities.  Many persons were arrested on charges  of insulting government officials and  sentenced to imprisonment.  Close Call for Big Four Depot,  INDIANAPOLIS, December 2.���A fire  which broke out tonight in' the north  end of the Big Four depot on South  Delaware street for a time threatened  the entire destruction of the big building. The entire fire department were  called out and succeeded in confining  the flames to the general freight offices  and the extreme north of the building.  General superintendent Van Winkle  says the loss will hardly exceed $25,000.  BRIEF    CANADIAN   TELEGRAMS.  GERMAN TABIFF  CONGRESS NOW IN SESSION  ��� Proceedings Yesterday.  WASHINGTON, December 2.���The  opening day of the first session of the  fifty seventh congress of the house of  representatives furnished a spectacle  that delighted the crowded galleries.  The machinery of the house is cumbrous  and is set in motion by a laborious  process, but the spectators today evidently did not consider it tedious, as  they clung to their places through the  entire pi-oceedin(gs, which lastejd for  one and a half hours, probably half the  time being consumed in the monotonous  proceeding of calling the roll. The organization of the house was accom-i  plished according to time honored pre-'  cedents. Speaker Henderson was sworn  in by general Bingham, the father of  the house," .and after delivering a.  very graceful speech in recognition of  the honor bestowed upon him, he in  turn administered the oath to the members elect. The usual committees were  appointed to inform the president and  the senate that the house was organized and ready to do business. A committee of three, consisting of Messrs.  Payne, Bingham and Richardson, was  appointed to join a similar committe  cording to~Manila���newspapers, copies  of which have been received at the war  department, the massacre of company  C, Ninth infantry; at Balangiga, Samar,  was planned by deserters from the  American army. The newspapers state  that two such deserters are , known to  have acted as spies two days before the  massacre. It is said that when the  First infantry was relieved by the  Ninth on the island of Samar, these deserters obtained some uniforms which  had got adrift during the transfer and  thus equipped passed as American regulars. The deserters in Samar are becoming very bold, it is stated, and it is  not an infrequent sight to find-notices  written in .English, pasted on trees and  shrubbery inviting Americans to join  the insurgents instructing them how to  enlist. It is also said to be a generally  understood fact that deserters from the:  Ninth cavalry (colored) are responsible  for all the troubles the American troops  have been having in Batangas province.  It is said that deserters from this regiment led the fight near Lipa in July in  which captain Wilhelm and lieutenant  Ramsay, Twenty-first infantry, and  lieutenant Lee of the engineers were  killed. General Smith in Samar and the  Twentieth infantry in Batangas are  said to be hot on the trail of the deserters.        ' .  Opening of the Exposition.  CHICAGO, December 2.���The International" Live Stock Exposition was formally opened here tonight before a  large crowd which crowded the Dexaer  Pavk amphitheater. Mayor Harrison,  secretary of agriculture Wilson, governor Yates and R. W. Halm of Texas  spoke in the order given. A parade of  prize winning horses and a concert preceded the speech* making. Mayor Harrison delivered an address of welcome.  An Imposing Send Off.  CHARLESTON, South Carolina, December 2.���With imposing ceremonies  embracing a parade of federal forces,  state militia and Confederate veterans,  beautiful women and cheering collegians a program of exercises graced by  distinguished speaker* and with words  of greeting from the president of the  United States, the South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition was  HALIFAX,- December 2.���A shocking  tragedy occurred in the woods between  .Spencer's island and Advocate harbor  Saturday, resulting in the murder of  John Spicer by James Spicer. .The two  men had had a dispute over, some land  matters and John made at'James with  an axe, when the latter placed a gun  to his:> shoulder and shot John dead.  Both men have large families. The murderer is not yet arrested.  TORONTO, December 2.���Hon. George  E. Foster delivered a temperance address yesterday. Speaking of the effect  of.the decision of the privy council in  connection with prohibition in Manitoba, the ex-finance minister, said the  Jesuit would prove the metal of which  temperance men were made more than  it would stagger politicians. It was not  a difficult matter to place legislation  on the 'statutes said he, but it did require courage to make sure that such  legislation was afterwards enforced.  OTTAWA, December 2.���Sir Wilfrid  Laurier has recommended to the treasury board that one year's leave of absence without pay be allowed officers  and men of the Northwest mounted  police who wish to enlist for service in  South Africa with the Canadian yeomanry. It has been suggested to colonel  Evans that the new contingent be called  the Second Battalion Mounted Canadian  Rifles and it is not improbable that  this_name_will_be_flnally^selected   BOXED  UP FIFTEEN  DAYS  Almost Dead When Discovered.  NEW YORK, December 2.���When a  longshoreman today dropped into the  hold of the steamer Palatia of the Hamburg American line just arrived at the  Hoboken docks, he was startled to hear  a weak voice call for water. Then he  heard moans. Summoning assistance  he made a search and came across the  form of a man lying_ across some salt  sacks. The man was .dragged" to the  deck and became unconscious and tonight is at the Hoboken hospital with  little chance of recovery or indeed of  ever telling his strange tale. He is suffering from starvation.  A detailed investigation shows that  the stranger had been,boxed up in Germany in a packing case marked "J. B.  71." In the case was a small bottle  which had contained whisky and also  some crumbs of bread. A piece of paper  was found marked "John Beck." The  box was marked in German, "This side  up with care." There was no air hole  in the case and the. man must have existed on what came through the joining  of the boards. The hatch to this hold  had not been opened from the time the  Palatia left port until today. It is the  opinion of the investigators that during  the last of the trip the stowaway became  so frenzied that he broke out of the box  and there was no way for him to give  the alarm. The man was well dressed,  evidently a German about 30 years old.  Ho had less than a dollar in German  money in his pockets. Up to the present the consignor or consignee of the  case has not been discovered. Yesterday and early today an American ex-  press_wagon called for a box marked as  this one was and it is believed that  through this circumstance something  more may be learned of this strange  affair. The Palatia is a freighter, very  slow and was longer than usual in making this trip. It is believed the man was  in his perilous position at least fifteen  days.    QUEBEC, December 2.���Jacques Ma-  loun, lawyer, died Saturday night, aged  76 years.  GREAT LEGISLATIVE BATTLE ANTICIPATED.  BREAD USURY TO BE THE BATTLE  CRY OF MANUFACTURERS -    .  AND SOCIALISTS.  -i  *J - -  J-.'--    '  BERLIN, December 2.���Debate opened! 'f*4  on the German tariff bill in the reichs- 'X  tag today. This bill is the,most" im-'ry  portant which has been before the house; :?}y  for a long time, but it does not imply, -;p|  any deviation from trie policy of' the "ryjf*  treaty of commerce, said the imperial, yfi  chancellor, count Von Buelow, "On the f_'��  contrary the federal government is_.*y/-*3  firmly resolved to pursue a policy withj'.V^'  commercial treaties in future in the interests of German industry, while, o��rrJ  course, upholding other just rights" otf.-.^  Germany. The emperor has approve-f^r',*^  the bill which is the result of several~��1&  years comprehensive, careful-, labor, .f-rfy  The measure also is intended to furnish''Z~fij$,  a better weapon for iuture commercial ;"ol-<5  treaty negotiations with other states."- ;;f?^.'  .Dr. Von Thielmann, secretary, of^the':^^  imperial, treasury, .said that in'spite of .'-^f  higher' duties on cereals the government .;'',/%*,  hoped to come to an understanding with-^ift;  the United States. - ��� "    ���-,:'-'"j.^  Count Von Buelow, the imperial ahan-y^  cellor, in introducing the. greatest, par-.^^,  liamentary struggle that, Germany.-.- has?;f|^!  ever faced, today counseled the members^-/.**?  of the reichstag to' modification of lan-jj'XiK  guage, declaring.that-the eyes 'otZtihe^fM\  world were* upon "them. i .' ..vt v ,v?t";f',*^]  '"Although;; this was -'-'Germany's"?, at""'"'  fair," said count Von Buelowp' "It'i-'lB ?yjf-��,\  necessary to maintain, a "resolute'^frbritV^H:  to the other nations of, ttie world." " .-> - -..%ZZ?x,  Allusion was, made to-"the: United *v��&j  States in the course of today's "debate - *~5  on the subject-and the name "America";****->'*4��-  is" likely to be/yet ^ more freely named [>ZZA  by Doth sides in'the "controversy which^ f "  is, moving Germany more"deeply1'thanv4*;^  has any other civic question since'.; the^lS"  emergence of the empire.    .      ' - v " <���' '^%*^!  The tariff, experiences of the' United >^--|  States- and .the pressure   of7-'~American-_$*>����  competition,'-constitute -rich  mines":*for;v^^j  argument upon either side ofthe ques"-7g=|^  tion.   "Brotwucher" (bread usury "or the q*j^  raising of the price of bread) is-to be7^V:|j  the   battleword   of the   manufacturing-^^  capitalists and the socialists alike,-..who7^i?fJ  by a curious turn of politics -now'-unite'^&ls'J  in passionate opposition to a bill1 thatJ.t^|r  primarily increases the   cost   of '��� food-', ;V-|csr;  stuffs.    Every individual small interest^-'F-?1  throughout Germany that is adversely rf.  affected by the tariff'bill is organized'"^!  against this bill.     Popular   and   irres-t-i.''.  ponsible    sentiment    gathers    around- ' '.  these   compact   and   highly   organized- �����. ��  fighting units.    The opposition to. the -���� T  measure is more powerful outside than >yZ'.  inside the German parliament. < -%  While the government is aware and Z\  feels this opposition it also recognizes ,xc./--  and sees that the present period of in-' ���>���"���  dustrial calamity in Germany is an.inopportune   time   to   press   a   measure  _rais i ng_the_cost_ of_food.    The govern- _  ment   if.   so   pledged   to   the   agrarian   *��� '  party, so completely committed to the  measure that it feels" it cannqt recede  "jb  therefrom or postpone its consideration.     ]  Consequently the ministry entered upon     ',  the debate today determined to see the    -,_  thing through, but with no cheerfulness ",  of spirit.     It is   believed   Germany   is "  about to enter upon as intense a period    *  of political disturbance- as   existed   in   *���  Great Britain during the corn law agitation. .-���".' ". .. ��� . .-'" *���*.        ^-9  Hesitates About Accepting.        *" Y  WASHINGON,     December    2. ��� Dr.     ^  Martinez Silvia, the Colombian minister  to the United States, who with general-  Rafael Reyes, has been representing his  country   at the   Pan-American   conference at Mexico City, returned to Washington   today.     He   says   that   general  Reyes has not yet determined whether  '  he will return to Colombia for the purpose of assuming the presidency of that  country in place of Mr. Maroquin, the'  vice-president who is now acting as the r  chief   executive.     General   Reyes   has  been given assurances of support if he  will take the office by both wings of the  conservative party, but he is awaiting  some-definite and   reliable   advices   of  the same   character   form   the   liberal  leaders before   determining   just   what      ,  to do. *  Captain Tilley Acquitted.  AUCKLAND. New Zealand, December  2.���The United  States naval   court   at ,-  Tutula, Samoa, has acquitted captain F.  Tilley, the naval governor .of Tutula, of  all the charges against him.    No evidence to sustain the charges was presented to the court.    Commander Uriel  Sobree has succeeded captain Tilley as   - .  naval governor of Tutula.   The charges  against captain Tilley arose from cer-    -  tain allegations made 'by   missionaries  in  Samoa against the  captain's moral  character.   Winnipeg News Items.  WINNIPEG,    December    2. ��� Henry  Beach, a collector of Morden, was held  up on the   highway   between   Winkler  and Plum Coulee and relieved of $300    .  by an unknown robber.  Customs collections at Winnipeg for _   -  November show an increase of nearly,  46 per cent over last year.       " ,.,!]  KWiiA,.Mi0&Z!SiMimictowBTm.,mK.*i,.vm.*ax3tt^ttiiVi$oa&V5h77j^l-&  u��--;��wtt��a��?-T-  s5&��Sfj*��g��*;?'*: aKtesz&ct**'-***  A  THE NELSON TRIBUTE   TUESDAY  MOKMNG,  DECEMBER 3,  1901  ^��9'��9-*9&39&* to **M���*C��t  ���M:  i;-  ai4-''-  I1M  !��:-.(-  &  to  to  to  to  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  CHRISTMAS GIFTS  It seems, perhaps, a lil tlo early to mention them, but every liirty prefer..  to givo hor friends something of hor own handiwork ami it in hiKh tinio to  select nnd choose tho necessary material. Wc havo just received a very complete assortment of Holding's celebrated stamped goods, consisting of  Pin Cushion Tops,  ' Embroidery Bags,  Bread Cloths,  Photo Frames,  Tray Clothes,  Button   Ba^F,  Sideboard Scarfs,  Laundry Bags,  Tea Cloths,  Shaving Cases,  Dailies,  Veil' Cases,  Centrepieces,  (in all sizes)  Colored Denim  Cushion Tops,  Etc. Etc.  Etc.  A lovely lot of articles in handworked Irish Linen to select from.  Every shade of Embroidery Silks in Stock.  TIB HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. 0.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J3  NEW  BOOKS  We have not completed the ��� extensive alterations 'to  our store yet, but  that does not prevent us from doins  business. New books are continually  being "added, as the following list  ' shows:  The Man Prom Glengary Connor  Warwick of the Knobs Uri Lloyd  Young  Barbarians Ian  McLaren  Berjen   Worth Wallace   Lloyd  Farewell -Nikola... Jay   Boothby  Stratogems "and Spoils W. A. White  ' Forma  Gordeeff Maxim ' Jorlcey  That Girl -Montana Ryan  ' The ' Sensationalist.- Pier  Thc Right' of ,Way Gilbert Parker  All in handsome cloth bindings.  "Successors to'Thomson'Statioucry Co., Ltd.  '    -'"-- KELSON.'B. <;.   .  1 -��to ��rtfrmt��  -    - SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  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Nelson; B.'C.  ������J.     -     - :.fr  ���+    - NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS      '*  -***��� ���BY���CARRIER���- *  *                              !*  *'c      "On'Saturday next, subscribers '��������  '_*' whose Tribunes'are delivered'by *���>  *}���" carrier will be expected to pay <*���  ��� ' the'carrier TWENTY CENTS, the *  '���K '-subscription price for' the current '��������  ���J***- 'week. '   '���!���  A' ���*���'-  '���: ��� ���''''**'  *-M~M^-W~M��:W��  4��K^**W*^"I*-H-M-  In discussing the question of redistribution, The Tribune has endeavored to  be fair.    The question is one that concerns all'sections of the province,  for  unless all sections are fairly represented  in'the legislative assembly, the heeds of  one locality may be neglected in order  that1 another locality   may   get   that to  which it is not entitled.   The1 plan outlined by The Tribune divided the province into three classes of constituencies.  The first, cities of 5000'population and  over.    These were given a representa-  *   tive for each 5000 population. Victoria's  representation would remain as   it 'is  now���four members���as her population  is slightly in excess of 20,000. Nanaimo's  would remain as it is at present���one  member���as' her   population   is   in   the  neighborhood    of    60o0.        "Vancouver  would get an increase of one member,  as her population is 26,000; but it is not  likely the increase would be insisted on,'  as the extra member could be'given to  the islands'in the gulf of Georgia.   New  Westminster's' representation would remain as at present, and Rossland and  Nelson would be treated the same as the  Coast cities,  each   getting   a   member.  Allowing the extra   member   to   which  Vancouver    could    very    properly   lay  claim to go to the islands in the gulf,  would leave 12 members for the cities  of Victoria, Vancouver,  Nanaimo, New  Westminster; Rossland, and Nelson.   As  these cities have a population of 70,000,  they would be getting a representative  for each 5800 of population.    The second class would embrace farming and  mining districts like those in the neighborhood of Victoria and Nanaimo on the  Island, and like New Westminster and  {Yale "and Kootenay on the Mainland.  (These districts would get a member tor  each 3500 ' of population. The Island  would get a member each for Victoria,  Cowichan, "Nanaimo, ; and Comox districts, and the Mainland would get four  members for New Wesminster district  (as at present),.five members for Yale  district, and six members for the two  Kootenays. This would be an increase  of four members (two for the Kootenays  and two for Yale). The third class  would take in the great undeveloped  and sparsely settled portions "of the  province, like the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Cassiar district,' Cariboo  district, and the two Lillooets, to which  six members are allotted, one less than  the present representation, theloss falling on Lillooet, which ' now has two  members.  The plan as outlined above is denounced by the, Revelstoke Hei aid as  one that is'unfair to North Kootenay,  ahd one that could only be advocated  by members who' are narrow-minded and  envious of the town' in which the Herald is printed. That paper calls on the  people of -North Kootenay to organize  to resist by every means possible such  an unjust and unfair redistribution of  seats. The Herald has evidently got a  bad attack of rabies, and its editor  should at once take a trip to one of the  health resorts' on Arrow lake.  The people will no longer-stand for  pocket borough representation. They  have had too much of that" in" the past.  If the pocket borough representation  of the past is wrong, why perpetuate  the system by changing the pocket  boroughs ��� -from. Esquimalt and Lillooet  to North" Kootenay?- The attempt that  is being made at Revelstoke to prove  that North Kootenay is like Cassiar and  Cariboo and the West Coast of Vancouver Island has "ended in failure, because  it is well known that there'are not 50  people in the whole of North Kootenay  north bf the main line of the Canadian  Pacific railway. That these 50 people  are entitled to a member in the. legisla  tive assembly will be disputed by every  fair-minded man in the province. If  mining districts like Windermere and  Trout Lake and Nakusp can be attached  to ridings whose people have interests  in common with theirs,' why not do it?  By doing so, the people along the main  line of the Canadian Pacific, whose interests are: identical, would be in one  riding, and if thc member elected from  such a riding happened to be a railway  man residing in Revelstoke instead of  a politician residing at Pallisar, the  chances are he would fairly represent  the interests of a large majority of the  people in the riding.  The Rossland Miner slings oyer a  column of double-leaded brevier at the  head of Smith Curtis, M.P.P., of Rossland, all because Mr. Curtis attended  the Beamish-Colistro banquet. Beamish  and Colistro were given an unusually  severe sentence by a police magistrate  for calling a man named Horn a "scab."  Mi\ Curtis, like thousands of other men  in Kootenay, believed the sentence was  severe beyond reason,- and his attendance at a banquet tendered Beamish  and Colistro 'on their1 release fr'om: jail  was the only way in which he could  outwardly show'that he dissented from  the judgment of Rossland's police' magistrate. It is a pretty come to pass if  men are to be muzzled for dissenting'  from the views of police magistrates  like Boiiltbee of Rossland and editors  like thoso now employed on the Rossland Miner.  The Ferhie Free Press of Saturday  publishes a statement from the merchants of that town which goes to  show that the management of the  Crow's Nest Coal Company promised*  to keep out of the store business. The  company is now erecting a store at the  mines and building houses there for the  miners, which is taken as an indication  that the policy of tue company has  changed, and that from this time on the  company will not cnty mine coal -wad J  make coke, but will sell tea and coffee  to the men who mine the coal and bake  the coke. This is a system that has been  so abused in many coal mining countries that legislation has been passed  to prevent it. Here in British Columbia  we have an Act which makes it illegal  for a mining company to sell merchandise if the works of tho company are  situate within a certain distance of  towns. At Fernie, the coal mines are  so far from the town that the provisions of this Act are non-effective. Tho  policy adopted by the Crow's Nest Coal  Company has induced many people to  locate in Fernie and engage in business pursuits. These people have spent  large sums in the purchase of town lots  from the coal company and in erecting  improvements thereon, and they think  ���the company is not 'keeping faith with  them in-its announced determination  to build and operate a store at its  mines and house its~employees in company houses. The people of Fernie are  right, and ' in their 'struggle for their  property interests they should have the  active' sympathy '��� of the 'people of' the  province.  The admission by colonel Prior, M. P.,  of Victoria that his friends were guilty  of corrupt practices to ; secure his election last fall looks like a political "deal.  All elections in Victoria are corrupt,  simply because the people want to be  bought; but probably they are no more  corrupt in Victoria than in other constituencies throughout Canada. While  hiring carriages was 'admitted 'by tho  colonel on the part'of his-friends,-'he  himself, he said, was - as pure a-5 -the  snow that falls on our h^h--mountain  peaks, and 'the court too^htm at his  word.- He was unseat ;d, -but iiot disqualified. It is generally understood  there was a deal fixed up, and' that ihe  colonel has carried" out his ' part of' it.  He will be succeeded 'as one of the  members for'Victoria by William Templeman, who will resign his-seriatorship,  and be appointed to a cabinet position.  Colonel Prior- will contest ��� Victoria  against E: V." Bodwell "for; a'seat in the  provincial house,-'and*if elected will-be  made lediier in ''place of James Dunsmuir. The ^Coast politicians ��� imagine  any deal "they'make will-be ratified by  the members for the-interior; but, it is  just possiblej they may-'make'one deal  that- will not be -ratified.  ^^^^^^���jS'00-00'^'S>'00'00'00'^'00'00'00'00'00    .'.    ^��K���,  to  00 *i0*.'t��0  '<5__\'S��' _K_'*����Z'ssaf*  *0 &0 0S&* S!>' ��$&�� g*^ -Sfe  . ��� ^. ��� **. ��� ^ ��� *���* ��� **v*jsr.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  SPECIAL SALE FOR THIS WEEK ONLY OF LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S FURS.  "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 inch0 lengths, extra quality. As these coats have  been carefully selected from the large firm of J. Arthur Paquet of Quebec, the largest and one  of the most reliable firms of fur manufacturers in Canada, we can safely recommend each and  every garment sold by us.  Children's Grey Lamb Collars, Caps, Muffs, Boas, and Coats.  Now is the time to make selections for suitable Xmas presents, during this special sale of furs.  ft  >f>  There, are'three senators from British  Columbia.    One- (Jameti1 Reid)  liveain  Cariboo, and1 the-'other ��� two' live in Victoria.    If one of the "Victoria "senators  (Templeman) resigns to take a cabinet  position, surely Victoria will1 not" claim  ' tho vacant' senatorship ?    Such a claim  'wouldJ he 'hoggish,   and   Victoria   has  never been classed ��� as -asking for anything'tnat she was-not fairly entitled  to.    The vacant senatorship should go  to  either Vancouver  or  Kootenay.    If  to   Vancouver,   Joseph   Martin   would  wear' Jthe~ Honor with great dignity.    If  to" Kootenay, George' Owen Buchanan bf  ' Kaslo could be relied on to be' serene  under the stress of either long prayers  or prosy speeches, whether delivered in  English'or'in French.  Prior's'Seat'Declared Vacant.  VICTORIA,, December 2.���Colonel  Prior, M.P.,': this morning pleaded' guilty  ~trT*ar~cdntravention��� of-^the���Dominion-  Elections' Act and his seat was declared-  vacant. The protest against the election  of Mr. Earle was dismissed, there being no evidence against him. When the  court'assembled, Mr. Gassidy, on behalf of colonel Prior; said that it had  come to his knowledge that friends of  the colonel-had engaged, hacks on the  ;day Of the' election and this was a: contravention'of the act. He pleaded guilty.  He disclaimed, however, any personal  knowledge'of the action and the court  in; declaring the' seat vacant' said: "He  lis' absolutely absolved from 'any - corrupt practices. It' is understood- senator  Templeman will resign from' the senate to contest the scat for the commons  and that George V-iley will take'his seat  in- the senate. Colonel Prior's name is  mentioned in connection -with the leadership of a party in provincial politics.  Labor Federation Meeting  ' SCRANTON, December 2.���The executive committee of the American Federation of Labor met here today to prepare the schedule of work which is to'  engage * the attention of the Twenty-  first-annual convention of the organization, which meets in this city on Thursday next. In addition to over 3005delei  gates from the United States .there will  be present, delegates form England,  France, Belgium,'Porto Rico and the  Philippines.  Prince Tuan in Disgrace.  - SHANGHAI,' December 2.���The government troops have been badly defeated in northeast Chi Li by Boxers,  whose depredations are causing a great  deal of trouble. The edict of the dowager empress deposing the heir apparent, Pu Chun, says that the son'of such  a man as prince Tuan has no right to  aspire to be heir apparent. The ground  for the deposition of Pu Chun was that  his father, prince Tuan, was the author  of the Boxer trouble.  to  to  to  to  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  to  to  (fl  to  o ,  j^  ��i|yr, _ J0.^' ..0- .,t .00 .^* .00.00 -j_r .00.00.00.00 -^ -    *V   . ���**^t. ^. *^^. ^. >a, ��� ^- >*fc, - '"�����>����� ''"v ��� 2a*�� >���* -^5$' '*av ��� "*****���>��� ^"-28 xXfr  SOUSA'S VISIT TO THE KING  - Personally Thanked by < Alexandra.  LONDON, December 2.���Sousa has  brought to-London from Sandringham,  where his band played by royal command last night before their majesties  and the royal family, the Victoria  medal with which king Edward presented me bandmaster in appreciation of  his services to music. The prince "of  Wales personally affixed the decoration  on to Sousa's breast. In describing the  visit Sousa\said to a representative ofthe Associated Press: "It was among the,  most gratifying experiences of my life.  The'royal command was received-several days previous to the visit, but was  liept a strict '"secret, the king desiring  to give the queen a birthday surprise."'  Mr. Sousa said further: "The king's  motor car.J;ook" myself and wife from  the "station. We marched into the ball;  room at 10:30. Some twenty persons  were -present, including the king and  queen, the prince and princess of Wales,  the*"duke of Cambridge, Consuelo, duchess'of "Manchester and lady De Grjby.  We-first played "God Save the King,"  and then his majesty sent word that  he wanted "The Star Spangled Banner,"  during the playing of "which they all,  including the king, stood' up. The king'  again sent word\ to play the "Star."  Spangled Banner," and again all present-  stood up. The king- stepped forward,  shook hands with me, chatted ��� with  me "in 'the most cordial manner and  asked me to congratulate the band on.  its excellent technique. The queen came-  ' iip, thanked me and turning to the king  told him how much she had enjoyed her;  birthday-, surprise."   -Thou3ands-of_-Bills- Beady -=.  Sale of Danish West Indies  COPENHAGEN,   December  2,���Afull  agreement  has   been, reached   between  Denmark and the United States for the  sale  of the  Danish  West Indies.  The  treaty   will   probably   be  signed   this I  week at Washington. The price fixed j  is between lonr and fire million dollars, j  "WASHINGTON, December 2.���Several-  thousand bills already have been' introduced 'in the ������ house, covering nearly  all public affairs that have attracted attention in the country.' They include Pacific cable, oleomargarine, am^  ending the tariff law, to repeal the  bankruptcy law, for a reciprocity commission, admission of* state, establishing a department of commerce, amending the currency law, amending the immigration laws, etc.  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL KINDS  for sale or re -t at the Old Curiosity Shop.  ���   FOR SALE.   J FOR   SALK-,150   HRNS   AND    PULLETS;  also placo  to rent.   Enquire  Huny's Poultry-  Hunch, Fairview, or address P.O. Box (W3, Nolson!'  FOR SALE OR TO KENT ���A PIANO;  nearly now.   Apply II. W. Day, Madden block, ...  FOR  RENT. _ ;  ^FOR RENT-FURNISHED HOUSE WITH  modern conveniences. Apply on tho premises  to Mrs J' E. Poupourc, southwest corner Mill  arid Hall sttoets..  HELP WANTED.  .WANTED-LAD Y COM PANION OR BO ARD-  cr, for'winter months; comfortable home. Ad-  drc&s Box 70,-Nelson. ��� ;  __^^^Y^^^^^^^^Y  WANTED-THE CARE OF OFFICES OR  rooms. ,-Will eo out to do housowork by tho  hoiirordny. Orders loft, at The Tribune offlco,  addressed to' Mrs. Curry, will havo prompt  attention. .  - LOST.  ARCHITECTS.  A.  C EWART.���ARCHITECT,  KOOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson. ..  DRAYAGB.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved "carefully at reasonable rates. Apply* J. T. .Wilson; Phone 270, .Proaser's sec-  ondvHand store, Ward street.  FURNITURE.  D. J.-ROBERTSON.& CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers - and embalmers.- Day  'phone No. 2.2, night 'phone No. 207. Next,  new -postofflce -'building, Vernon Btreet,  Nelson.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.   -.  W. F. TEETZEL.'& CO.���CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers in assayer's supplies.  Agents for .Denver. Fire Clay Company,  ; Denver.". Colorado.   Ej^CTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  In telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  FRESH1 AND SALT MEATS.  .'. P. l BURNS & : CO.���BAKER STREET,  'Nelson; -wholesale, dealers in fresh and  cured' meats. ���* Cold storage.   GROCERIES.  KOOTENAY- SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  ttedir^Vernon ��� street, * :Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH : & CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDUNALD & CO.���<-U.cUN HI tt OF.  Front: and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers "and Jobbers*- In'* blankets, : glovep,  imitts, boots,- rubbers, macklnaws and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale -'dealers In provisions,  aiiro/l..tnpntRj; butter and egsrs.  -LIQUORS-AND-DRY-GOODSr^���-  TURNER, BEJSTON & CO.���CORNER  .Vernon- and - Josephine : streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers In liquors, cigars and dry  gooas. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company- of Calgary.  NOTICES OF MEETIMS.    FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.   KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular meetings flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially* invited to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.;-G. A.  Brown, P. C.  KOOTENAY   COFFEE OO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  D8alersln Tea and Coffee  ************************  r We are offering ab lowest prices the boat  ' grades o   Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Our Bes., Mot.ha and Java Coffeo, per  pound- t~-l0  Mooha and Java Blend, 3 pounds.....   1 00  Choico Blond Coffee,i pounds .......   1 00  Special Brand Coffee, 6 pounds ........ 1 00  Rio Blond Coffeo,6 pounds.... .1.00-  Special Blond Ceylon Tea, per pound      SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAYCOFFEECO.  Telephone 177.  P. O.Boxl82.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS  Our Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar  iCURES COUGHS AND COLDS  Beware of the "Just as Good" kind.  ���Insist on getting the Genuine~C.���D.���&-  33. Compound Syrup of "White Pine-and  Tar.  ft,  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. F. &  A M. meets second Wednesday ln  each mouth. Sojourning brethren  invited.  NELSON   AERIE.   NO.���: 22 ' F.   O.. E.-  Mcets second and fourth Wednesdays of  .eaoh   month   at���*��� Fraternity  HaU.   George  Bartlett,  president;  J.   V.  Morrison,   secretary.  NELSON ROYAL AHCH CHAPTKIt NO.  123, O. R, C���Moots third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Chau. G. Mills, '/,;  Thos. J. Sims. 3. K.  ,   TRADES^ AND JLABQR ^ UNIONS.  lUXAiiito UisLUiN, _.U. Su, V'��.'F. Ot Al.���  Meets in Miners'. Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at' 8' o'clock, visiting  members v.'elcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Willts, secretary. Union scale  'if wages for Nelson district per .shift: Ma-  -aine men J3.50, hammorsmen $3.26, muclc-  _rs, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  :K.-W.C. Block.       Cornor Ward and Baker Sis  BBAL ESTATE  AND  NSUHANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition,  .<Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  IMPERIAL BBEWING COMPANY  EMERSON &,REISTERER.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  - - local and const*.  Flooring  local and-ooast*.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  .   Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed, Lumber  -   of al! Kinds,  Uf WHAT YOU WAKT IB NOT IN* BTOOK  WE WIIX MAKE IT S-OH YOV  OAlAi ANIVQBT PBICBe,  UAT.T, AND XAKK STHBJWS. NKMOff  ICO  (LIMITED)  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber   .  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pins Lumber Always in  We carry a complete atock of  Ccast Plooriug, Ceiling, Inside E'in-  ish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention.  Porto Rico Lumbar Go.Ltd.  CORNKK OK  HF.NmtYX ANfl VFRKON aTRWKTS  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  ' Work.  Agonts (or Hard and Soft Coxl, Imperial OU  Company. Washington Flrlok, lAiao Sc Maiiuj  factoring Company, General commercial agenta  and brokers.  All coal and wood strlotJy o&Bh on delivery  T__T.KPHONB! U7.  Office 184 BaRer St.  ABOUT 6:30 THURSDAY EVENING BE-  twoon * William Hunter & Co.'s storo, tho post-  office and thc C. P. It. Land oOlcc on West Baker  street, a'silver open-faced watch with photo on  f ice; gold chain and four charms; 53 goldTJieco'  a gold locket, a gold heart and a moss-agate nlinj  aturo curling stone. Finder will be handsomely  rcwaidedby returning Hamc to William Hunter  fie Co's 8'ore.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  CHOP HOUSES. .  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE. JOHN  8pear,' proprietor.- opposite - Queen's - Hotel,  .taker street, Nelaon. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  part$ea wira__lwt on ���bortcsS aotlca.  BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196. OF THE  international Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and.third Mondays  of each' month ln Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting members invited.' R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, sec-  . retary-treasurer; I. C. Gardner, recording  secretary  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.-  Meets at -Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30. o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. *W.' McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION:. MEKTS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. C. J. Clayton,  president; Alex. B. Murray, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  -and third Fridays in each month at- Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee. president: Henry Bennett, secretary. ,!  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. UI,  W. L. U., moots at Miners' Union Hall on second and last Tuesdays in evory month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. B. Slnan, president: J. P. For-  restell, secretary n. M. Fortier, dnancirl secretary.  | BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening In th�� Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. X D. Moyer, president; WHUana  ytoo. aecrataiar. F; O. Box ML  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  B. REISTEREB & CO.  BKEW-KK9 i.NI�� BOTTLBBS Of  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  JPrompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BREWERY   AT   NELSON  OLD PAPERS  TBIBUME BINGEHY DEPARTMENT {  !-'uitablo for wrapping, 25 ceu ts a hundred.  Apply at  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootonay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall;  *.   P. O. Box C33 NELSON, B.C.  THEO MADSON  MANUFACTURER OK      *  TENTS AfiD AWNINGS  P.O. Box 76 NELSON,  B.C.  NOTIOE  The undersigned haa resumed proprietorship of the blacksmith business  ���formerly carried on by me and lately  carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the premises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street All accounts due R B. Reiley  are payable to me.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nelson, B. C, October 15th, 1S0L m  It-*:  V  TBE NELSON TMBUNE,  TUESDAY MOENIN'G,  DECEMBER  3, 1901  W  i,  \f  yi  1  fl*  1:.'  ���'���fi  _:X%.  BI.  III  |:*,(  i'fi  I  J*-.  _ <;  BANK OP MONTREAL  CAPITAL, aU paid up-...$12,000.000.00  RBST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDHD PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Prosidont  Hon. Georgo A. Drummond Vice-President  B.S.Clovston Goneral Managor  NKLSON BRANCH   ���  Oornor Bakor and Kootonay' Streets,  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Branchoa In London (England) New York,  Cuioaqo, and all tho principal cities In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Kxchange and Cable  Trimsfors  Giant Commorolal and Travelers' Credits,  avnilablo in any part of the world.  Drafts Issuod, Collections Mado, Eto.  Savings Bank Branch  CUItRKNT RATK OK INTEREST PAID.  -_��  STRICTLY MODERN VERSION  Of John Smith and Pocahontas.  IC Pocahontas had married John  Smith, captain, five years sooner than  she did, she would have been maternal  ancestor to thc entire state of Virginia.  As it is, sho is great grand-mother to  only ninety-nine per cent". A few shy  squaws got in ahead of her.  The old man���Powhatan ��� isn't any  .earthly good to anybody., except to name  steamboats and sleeping cars after. He  was a bad Indian. Of course, as Pocahontas' father, he is most everybody's  -ancestor down in Virginia; but he was  -a shifty old cuss and slid out from under  tho responsibility. For dirt and degradation and other attributes Powhatan  was a "beaut."  John Smith, captain, went galavant-  iug up the James river, seeking a few  colonial possessions of his own, which  lie intended to "Have and to Hold.  Primarily he wasn't gunning after Indians; and there was no deep seated intention on his mind of founding an aristocracy.' Like many another man who  starts out on a purpose, he got switched  off but his intentions were conquest.  His constitution was following his flag,  and came very near getting his constitution into trouble.  Smith was a parleyer. Powhatan  caught him sniffing around his camp and  had him and his gang of iron-clad  heelers pinched. The job very closely  resembled the round-up of a speak-easy  on a Sunday afternoon. Old Powhatan  -was marshal of police in civilian's dress.  Powhatan's civilian's dress consisted of  a ring in his nose and a piece of nis  mind. ,���     .    ,    ,  When Smith found himself pinched  and found that Powhatan meant business, even if he wasn't in full uniform,  what did the gallant captain do? What  would aily fellow do when his captor  had a good looking daughter? He^made  ���a grand stand play for Pocahontas. She  ' didn't give him tho meringue stare,  either. She got stuck on his sheet-iron  pants, his double riveted vest, his air  tight stove-pipe hat and his frying pan  shoes. These were the chapter- leadings  iu the glossary of her admiration. But  she also sympathized with his sad  plight, admired his crop of whisker*?,  and just fell in love with his silver-'  mounted toilet articles, face powder,  rouge, smelling salts and other articles  in his dressing suit case.  Pocahontas had a woman's inborn  sympathy for a man in hard luck. Naturally Smith's noisy attire of "armor-  plate impressed her tnat he was overdressed. Comparatively speaking Pocahontas was justified in this opinion.  Up to this point no glances of love  had passed between them. Smith's hoop-  -ii;on-.BUSpfiTi*f1ers-engrossed_her-attentiori._  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  with winon is amalgamated  THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Oapltal,      -     -     -     88.000,000  Reserve Fund.,     -     -     ���     -  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000;  Hon, Geo. A. Cox,  Prosident.  B. ��. Walker,  General Manager  London Oiflco, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New York  OHlco, 10   Mxchango   Place.  and Gd Branches in Canada and the  I'nited States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorout allowed on doposils. Present rate  three por cont.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  it was a minority report, hence it prevailed.  Powhatan ordered Smith brought forward. He asked him to be kind enough  to remove his boiler-llauge collar - so  as not to dull the axe.  Smith gave Pocahontas the wink and  said: "This is your cue."  Stage waited. .  Smith shook himself and his pants  rattled like a keg of horse shoes. Then  he strode bravely forward and laid his  neck across thc smoothest stone he  could find, so as not.to spoil the stage  picture.  Out stepped a swarthy brave, drizzling with sweat, a cute little axe in his  hand. He steadied himself to do the  honors of the occasion.  Then came Pocahontas' great entrance. With a shriek she bounded over  the sward and cast herself across the  prostrate   body  of   Smith.  Powhatan thought she was sea sick.  Smith thought an ocean liner had dropped on him. Then Pocahontas began her-  speech. For more than an" hour she  spoke in volcanic exclamations. Smith  enjoyed the first half hour fairly well;  then he grew a little nervous for fear  the fellow with thc axe standing up  there would get tired and might forget  what ho started out to do. He couldn't  quite make out what Pocahontas was  saying, either. Sometimes it sounded as  if she were telling her father that they  were all out of laundry soap; then she  seemed disappointed because the screens  hadn't been put up and the wooden steps  hadn't been taken off. But it was a beautiful address.  Suddenly Powhatan jumped up, ran  to Smith, seized him by the hand,  raised him to his feet and went through  his pockets. Smith knew he was forgiven. His first impulse was to play  the white man's shabby trick of going  back on the girl; but Powhatan made  it so pleasant for him that he thought  it better to act on the level. And from  that time to this the white race throve  and aristocracy took a start. Any aristocracy you happen tb have that can't  get back to Pocahontas and John Smith,  captain, has some elbowing to do.  But it "is never too late to elbow.  ***^�� *^k��*^<-^*���� ?b>l�� ^^. *^^*^9^��^^ *l29^ ���JS^ *\J2S  OIE1    O-^IST-AJD-A.  Capital (paid up)   -   $2,600,000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,860,000  HKAD OFFICE, TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec  H. S. HOWLAND ..Prealdoul.  D. IL WILKIK.... General Manager.  E. HAY Inspoctor.  NELSON   BRANCH,  ''   BURNS BLOCK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits roccivod and  intcrost allowed.  Drafts i old, available in all parts of Canada,  United States and l.uropo.  Special attention glvon to collections.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  DIADEM OF KING EDWARD  DO NOT WAIT UNTIL IT IS TIME TO OUT THE XMAS TREE BEFORE YOU ORDER TOUR  HOLIDAY GOODS AT JACOB DOVER'S, " THE JEWELER."  and  she  kept  snapping  them   on  his  shoulders with childish playfulness.  Powhatan's court convened immediately after morning prayers. Smith had  to forego the luxury of brushing his  teeth; but in view of being minced before noon, he didn't mind' a trivial  omission of that sort. Pocahontas  brought him his breakfast of grilled  tenderloin,, scrambled eggs, Parker-  House rolls and cocoa. She was luxur-  ously adorned with bear's grease for the  role of hostess, which she played with  the quaint modesty of the Venus de  Medici. Smith ate sparingly. He missed  the finger-bowls; the napkins were  smaller than he was accustomed to.  But he managed to tmcc a little nourishment, and after breakfast he joined  Pocahontas, gave her guff, as they say  in the classics, told her funny stories  and let hor fish in his galvanized pockets. Pocahontas was dead easy. Smith  discounted all the lovers 'she ever had,  because he wore smokestack clothes,  had whiskers and talked love. True, she  couldn't understand a single word he  said, but that didn't make any-;/difference. She sat there and snickered and  blinked and was happy.. ,  ��� Smith saw his opportunity and offered to marry her, to take her to England to get her some clothes, to have  her teeth filled, to let her sleep until  noon, make calls, chew gum, gossip, go  to church, sit on the front steps, wear  lorgnettes,. use talcum powder���Pocahontas couldn't resist such a bunch of  temptations as that, now'could she?  And love isn't a matter of language.  It's only a matter of listening, and so  few people are good listeners. We can't  tell v/hat the robing are singing, but  they are the same dear little, robins.' So  It was with Pocahontas. Smith was in  trouble. She could help him. Pocahontas  was courageous. So she girded herself  with all the girtlable girding she had.  and while it wasn't any ton much, still  Pocahontas  was the  Shirt Waist  Girl.  Away in a remote corner of the forest  Powhatan convened his braves and took  un the matter of disposing of Smith.  Like nil Indian discussions the debatp  was carried on in silence, the one Indian  ���rjttrlbn.tn which our compess hasn't  preserved with hallowed reverenc?  Powhatan called for t.he yeas and nay?  He cot a cron of grunts that would elect  ja president if there was a quorum. JBut.  Over Six Hundred Million.  WASHINGTON, December 2. ��� The  secretary of the treasury today transmitted to congress the 'estimates of appropriations required for the government service for the fiscal year ending  June 30th, 1903, as furnished by the  heads of the several departments. The  total appropriations asked for are  $610,827,GS8, whicli is $916,000,000 less  than the estimates for 1902 and $4,000,-  000 more than the appropriations for  that year. The estimates by departments are: Legislative, $10,188,099:  executive, $294,100; state department,  $2,446,328; treasury department, $156,-  484,925; war department, $161,170,735;  navy department, $100,710,122; interior  department, $161,170,735; postofflce de-  ipartmentr=$4T464j996f=department=of=ag-;  riculture, $5,509,540; department of  labor, $190,580; department1 of justice.  $917,330.    Total $610,827,688.  But Threa Bodies Becovered.  SAN FRANCISCO, December 2.���No  more bodies have been recovered from  the San Rafael disaster and it is hoped  that the three bodies already recovered  will complete the sum total of fatalities in connection with the sinking of  tlie,".. ill-fated- ferry "steamer. The'fog  which has hung over the bay for 48  hours is being cleared away by a heavy  rainfall, wliich commenced at.an early  hour this morning;, and the searchers  along the bay shore will be enabled to  more carefully scrutinize thc waters  for bodies and wreckage. It will be Impossible for several days yet to give  a reasonable estimate of the possible  loss of life.  Mining Works Destroyed.  ST. LOUIS, December 2.���-All the top  works of No. 2 mine of the Madison  Coal Company at Glen Carbon, south  of Edwardsville, Illinois, have been destroyed "by fire, causing a loss of $75,-  000. A statement regarding the insurance could not be obtained. The mine  had a'capacity of 1200 tons daily and  2mpIoyed 450_men.  Killed Wife and Himself.  ST. LOUIS, December 2.���While in a  drunken frenzy last night, Joseph Flory,  a clerk in the employ of the Graubner  Ice Company, stabbed his wife, Lena,  in the breast, with a huge hunting"knife  and then cut his throat, both dying instantly. Flory and his wife had had a  quarrel about money matters which led  to the tragedy. A ten.,year old son of  the couple was a witness of the affair.  Cholera Hospital Destroyed.  SANDY HOOK, December 2.���All the  buildings on the government dock at  Camp Low were destroyed by fire today.  The camp is the detention place for  cholera cases. The buildings were at the  old Long Branch steamboat landing.  Boats landing there connected with the  Southern Railroad and conveyed passengers to summer resorts.  In a Hungarian Pawnshop.  This is the story of how the priceless  black pearl which belongs to king Edward's diadem, and which was stolen  in 1751, has just been recovered from a  Hungarian pawnshop. The story is toh  by Hugo Klein, the Hungarian clerk  who identified the pearl and caused its  seizure by the Vienna police:  On October 10th I was, as usual, alone  in the store in Hartengasse, Budapest,  where I was the only   clerk,   when   a-  young  woman  entered.    Much  to  my-  astonishment she paid no attention.to  our exhibition of cheap jewelry, but sitting down on a stooi began to search  her Gretchen pockM.   "Ah, here" it is!"  she said.    With that  she exhibited  a  tiny package done up in soiled paper.  Then she tore off'tht cover, and holding'  an o\al something between thumb an'd  forefinger,  asked,   "V\hat may this  be.  worth'."  I expected to see some old ring or  other trinket destined for the melting  pot, but what I did perceive took my.  breath away���a large, drop-shaped pearl  of deepest black, matchless in size and  beauty. "May I ask you were you got  the pearl?" I enquired. "I don't see  what that has to do with it," she replied. "Well, I own a small pawnshop,  in the province. One of my customers  offered the pearl as a pledge."  When after a while I returned the  jewel, inwardly cursing my poverty, I  said, "Impossible, my dear young lady,  I can't value it." .The girl cooked unconvinced. She was about to leave the  store m a " huff when I caught her by  the arm. "Let me finish," I said; "there  is but one firm in the country that could  buy your pearl���Schneiders, in.Vienna,  court jewelers to his majesty, the em-,  peror Francis Joseph. A treasure of that  style and value can be handled only by,  ���parties dealing with royalty, as very  few private people would care to" spend  the price the jewel ought to bring."  I gave her the fim's address and she  handed' me her card and "walked out.  The pasteboard bore the name of' Cecile Roth. Taking everything into consideration, might not all be part-of some  great jewelry robberies. I had" read from  time to time of just such -things.  I remember now an advertisement  wherein the English treasury offered a  reward of ��2500 for the return of a certain black pearl stolen from the Tower  jewel house some- hundred and fifty  years ago. Back to the store ,. I went,  and examined' the half blurred paper  giving a minute discription of the rare  gem. Size, color, luster���all fitted the  pearl Cecil had offered for sale exactly.  Half an hour later 1 was on niy way  to the depot, the English treasury proclamation safely tucked away in. an inside; pocket. Arriving-in Vienna toward  7 a. m., I called at the -great jewelers  and as luck would have it, the head of  the firm happened to be in. ,, .  ===^Whether===you=^guessed'===right==or=  wrong," he said nothing will be lost  by following up. the trail."  At exactly ten minutes past eleven  the door of the great store Auf dem  Graben opened .and in'walked' my acquaintance of the day- before.' My hand  trembled as I struck the bell just loud  enough to catch the ear : of the firm's  gem expert who had been instructed to  attend to Frl Cecile in case she showed  up. I thought she spent'a small eternity over the ��� unwrapping process. At  last the expert held the precious what-  may-it-be?-between,his finger tips.  "Above all," he said, raising his voice  for tho benefit ofthe doorkeeper, "you  will be good enough to follow me to the  president of police to tell- him where  you got this jewel of inestimable value."  His excellency, the president of police, received us in person.  After stating her name, age, occupation, etc., the girl told the following  story:  "I inherited a pawnshop from my  father, an invalid of the Kossuth wars.  One of my customers is Akos .Kelemen,  a son of father's best friend and companion-in-arms. Akos has a hard time  keeping his farm .and frequently comes  to my store to raise a little money on  household goods. 'In that way we became very well acquainted.  "Well, a week ago today I was passing by Akos's little home'when I heard  angry voices in the yard, and entering  saw a bailiff in the act of laying arrest  on my friend's only cow.  "Akos begged me to help him. 'There  is only one trinket left,' he whispered;  father valued it most highly as a souvenir, but whether it is worth anything  or not I can't say.'  "I told the bailiff that I would talk  matters over with Akos and followed  the latter into the house, where he  showed me this pearl, explaining that it  was part of a scarfpin which originally  belonged to his parent's master, who  gave it to him on the day of his death.  As Frl Roth concluded her story the  manner of the- president of police  changed. "What you say sounds very  plausible," he said, .bowing politely,  "hut I will have to detain you nevertheless until" the Grosswardein police  have been heard from." And he sent  her to the hotel Erzherzog Karl.  From Grosswardein corroborative evidence arrived within a very few hours,  and the English ambassador broke all  records in responding to the call.  Ho recognized the pearl at sight  > '*9_lt> ���^0Ebt^*\_W^ ^^���B^^^T'^^ -^Bfc^ ^^^_0^U_\t0 ^2^^-*^**W__^ 4^^^ 0_\W^^^k*14B^^ ^^_\^r -^^^r* ^^^^ ^5^0 ^S^^__B__^ 4ft^ d^fek*  Recognizing the demand for "A Better Class of  Goods," we  havo  decided to offer only such poods that Ave know are  first quality  aud  latest design?.  Prices have been figured very low, to tempt the closest buyers.  In Pearl and Diamond Brooches we have the largest and best selected line in the country, and prices and styles ,to make them ready  seller's.  Diamonds bought early and judiciously, consequently we can quote  you very low prices and offer you exceptional values.  Our "Personal Guarantee" goes with every article, and should any  article bought from us not prove satisfactory we are at all times glad  to exchange same to the entire satisfaction of the customer.  Standard grades of Filled Chains and guards in all styles.  Novelties in Leather Pianos and Sewing Machines  Latest Fads in Pocket Books, Card Cases and Cigar Cases.  Novelties in Brass and Iron Statues, Lamps, Onyx Tables  Cut Glass, Silver Plate and Cutlery  Clocks, Candelabras, Jardinieres Latest Creations in all Goods  DIAMONDS  I.ooso or Mounted  WATOHBS  Filled and Gold  GOLD BKOOOHB8  Latest designs  GOLD SET RINGS  Ladies und Gents.  GOLD LOOEBTS  With aud without stones  GOLD CHAINS  ���   All  weights  GOLD ODFF��PINS  AVith and without stones  GOLD GUARDS  10 and 11 karat   '  GOLD NOVELTIES  SILVER NOVELTIES  Of all kinds   . -  Jacob Dover, "The Jeweler.  **  O. P. R. Time Inspector  NELSON, B.C.  00 .00 .00.00.00.00. 0g0-'00f'000'0**l0'7*��*'l0_?'00'^'��_. .y .V)'**^��J^ '^^ ��^�� ������^^I^Sliaft 1^^*aS*^ft *jfe *j38> 'jS**���& * ^^ * 2*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  \to  m  ���0-  o4 dtoz^VMwsnJ? /fo\ft4zM/r A��0-$&2s  /  The history of the pearl since it was  stolen is lost in obscurity.    "'���  At any rate, there being no reason for  suspecting either Akos, Cecile or any of  their friends, the English treasury declared itself satisfied with the explanations given and moved that the case  against Miss Roth be' dropped at once.-  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 205.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office:   Two Doors West C. P. B. Office  OYSTER COCKTAILS ;:  OYSTER COCKTAILS f - -  AT   THE   MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS   .  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE  MANHATTAN.  acDi^LJp^L._isr"^r  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSON, B. C.    TELEPHONE NO, 219. P. 0. BOX 688.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST BRAND8   ���-.  LIQUORS   AND   CIGAR8.  SLOGAN UUN0TI8N HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First class tabic boaxd.  Hjadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel In* Nelson that has remained under one mainajjement since 1890.  The bed-rootnc are well furnished and  lighted by electr_cii>.  The bar is always BtocKea Dy the best  domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  ~~H0TEL eqssland.  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 ?C per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  HOTEL  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  .Largo . comfortable bedrooms and flrst-  class dining room. Sample roomd for commercial men.  RATES S2 PER DAY  B|rs. E. 0. ClarKe, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Imperial Hotel, Nelsorj  (Formerly known as tho Silver King)  This hotel, in tho central part of tho city, has  been entirely renovated and-improved.  Tho commodious bar is supplied .with all tho  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  under tho personal management of Mr. J. O.  Naisinith.  The dining room and restaurant aro conducted  on tho European plan, and these and tho hotel  accommodation aro under tlio management of  Mrs. Gorman, whoso largo exporionco is a guarantee of tho comforts of the hotol. *  ���NiARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND LI��|E .....  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned ..building materials  for sale at reasonable prices.; Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.1"  ORDERS BY MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  oo:M::p.A.2sr5*r  OFFICE:    BAKER^STREET WEST, fJEISOfl, B. C.  TELEPHONE NO, 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  AMEfyCAfJ AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents to $1  THE  BINDKRY  DEPARTMENT OF BOOK   BINDING  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,      SPEC[/VL11ULED BLANK BODIES  BURNS BLOCK. NHLSOM. *'  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  OEETIPIOATE   0Y IMPB0VEMEHTS.  NOTICE.���Imo mineral claim, situato in the  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District. .  Where located:- On" the ��� east.slope of Wild  Horse Mountain, about one mile southwest of  tho Eliso, , -,  . TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend,- act-  ing as agent for Edward Baillio, freo miner's"certificate No. ujGIGo, intend, sixty days from' tlio  dato hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purposo  of obtaining aCrown Grant of tho above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced beforo tne issuance <  of such Certificate of Improvements."   . -~  Dated this 26th day of August, A.D: 1901.  -. - .   N. F. TOWNSEND.  OEETIPIOATE  OF '.IMPEOVEMENTS;���  NOTICE.���Vermont mineral claim, situate in-  the Nelson Mining Division of AVest Kootenay'  District. ��� ..  Where located: On tho west fork, of Rover  Creek, three and'ono-half miles south of Koote  nay River.    ��� ��� --  .  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend.' act-  ���i-'rl  ~l.- -\  iiiusiiu, fiixby uays irom tno aaie Hereof,* to apply-  to tho Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purposo of obtaining a Crown    "  Grant of the above claim. ��� '-  And further take notice that action, under'section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. 1901.   | N. F. TOWNSEND. ^\  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-OWNEB. /  To John J. McAndrews or to any' person''  or persons to whom he may have', trans-    >  ferred his interest in the Black Diamond''  mineral claim, situate on the north-sido  of  Bear  creek,   about  three   miles  from  the town of Ymir, lying south, of and adjoining the Evennig Star mineral claim.  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district,   and  recorded  in   the   recorder's  office for the Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that  I  have- expended   two  hundred  and  twelve    dollars    and     twenty-five     cent*,  ($212.25)  in labor and  Improvements upon  the above mentioned mineral clainv 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 por-  -tion=of=all=such^expenditures=together-with-i-  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 September. W0L  ���}-sf.\  y  <�����.!  ~Zf,  NOTIOE OF SALE.  In thc Supremo Court of British Columbia. Between tho Bank of Montreal, plaintiff's, and  tho Noonday-Cur ley Mines, Limited, non-por-  sonal liability, defendants.  Pursuant to an order of His ITonor J. A. Forin  local judfto, in chambors made in the above  action on Iho lib day of November, A.D. 1901,  thero will bo offered for sale with the approbation of tho District Registrar afc Nolson .*: by  rlmrlcK A, Walernian. esq., auctioneer, afc tho  Court House, Nelson. B.C., on Tuesday,'the 3rd  day of Decembor, A.D. lflOl, at tho hour of II  o'clock in tho forenoon tho undivided quarter (J)  pari, shnro or interest of the defendant Company  in tho "N'oonday" and "Curley" mineral claims,  being lots Kit! nnd 1331, group*ono (1), Kootonay  District of British Columbia, situate near Iho  Town of Silverton, on Slocan Lako, for tho purposo of satisfying the plaintiffs,ludgmont in this  action for tho sum of JWXt.GS and costs taxed ab  $18.91.  Thc highest bidder shall bo the purchaser.  Tho purchaser will be required to make payment)  in cash at the close of tho sale. Tho purchaser  will also bo required to satisfy himself as to tho  defendant Company's title. Further particulars  may bo obtained from tho plaintiff's solicitors or  from the auctioneer.  Dated November llth. 1901.  E. T. H. SIMPKINS,  Elliot & Lennie, District Registrar.  Plaintiffs Solicitors.  Scaled tenders addressed to tho undersigned,  and endorsed "Tender for Heating apparatus,  Rossland, B.C.," will be received at. this ofllco  until Friday, 20th December, inclusively, for tho  supplying and placing in position of a heating  apparatus at thc Public Building, Rossland, B.C.,  according to plans and specification to be seen at  thc Department of Public Works, Ottawa, at tho  office of Wm. Henderson, Victoria, B.C.. and ab  tho office of R. W. Gregor, Clork of Works, Rossland. B.C.  Tenders will not be considered unless made on  thc form supplied, and signed, with tho actual  signatures of tenderers. ������-.'.  . An accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable to thc order of the Minister of Public Works,  equal to 10 por cent (10 p. c.) of tho amount of  tender, must accompany each tendor. Tho  cheque will bo forfeited if tho party dcclino tho  contract or fail to complote tho .work contracted  for, and will bo returned in case of non-acceptance of tender.  Thc Department docs not bind itself to accopb  tho lowest or any tondor.  By order.  FRED. GKLINAS,  Socretary.  Department of Public Work.*--.  Ottawa, Novcmbor.2Ist,.1901.  Ncwspapors inserting this advertisement without authority from tho Department will not be-  paid for it  a uug��K��utj��a  ,t.y?>;.i-��^ift.ifc#; ._.rfv^a*yJ��*J*��f:   ,.-..;���;, ^      ^J.i-i'l Mis0sa^_-O____U-^ri:4.iu^i>- -  THE NELSON TRIBUNE,  TUESDAY   MORNING,  DECEMBER 3, 1901  1  $  .v.  IT  I JS . ���  if     '  $* "*>  K."   ,--  j^  ��~*��&frsfrss��&fcfc6**e*t<-'&*^^^  5    IN MA*IMG YO'dil CHOICE OF CHRISTMAS PRESENTS DO .NOT OVERLOOK  1 HE FACT THAT WE CARRY THE LATEST LIKES OF  PERFUMERY  From all the best makers, also Hair Brushes, Clothes  Brushes, Hat Brushes, Millitary Hair Brushes and numerous other kinds, made with genuine bristle and with either  Ebony, Wood or Ivory backs.  A fine line of Ebony   backed   Hand  Mirrors  which  we  are offering at very reasonable prices.  Ml  \,'  Mi  Mi  *  W  tb  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  iii  tii  Mi  tb  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  W. F. TEETZEL & CO,  %,5-S**-*-***********S3****2************'****************&  *��  ty  1��  <*��  <n  m  <����  m  t?  i��  ty  ty  ty  ty  ty  *  f>  f��  i>  *  Having added to my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to oSter  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  ' Baior Street  .NEW STOCK  Offers Many Opportunities  for Careful Buyers.  We have no rubbish, the accumulation ot years, but are offering you NEW GOODS at  LOW  PRICES  Our Xmas offers include:  PARLOR SUITES  BED ROOM SUITES  COUCHES AND LOUNGES  . R ATT AH GOODS  CHIFFONIERS  ROCKERS, CHAIRS  CARPETS AND RUGS  J. G:  BUNYAN  & GO.  WoFCHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  0  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.   = rimt,ortor8-and.-Dea,lers-lii-She:f-aad-Heavy-Hard-TO-are , =   CHRISTMAS PUDDING  We have the best stock of peal and Christmas  fruits in the city. Everything fresh. This season's  lemon, orange and citron peel, cleaned currants  and raisins.  Houston BIoclc  Nelson, P.O.  J. A. IRVING & OO.  TELE"HONE��39  P. O. BOX 527.  elson Saw & Planing fVTills  JOIUyCITE) ID-  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secreta-y.  Wain fnsl i ocelvcd 3 (TO.O    foot of logs frnm Idaho, ami wo aro prepared to cnt the largest hill  tfJ��&X������n&>&m\vS&to. BKHtimaLC8 given at any time.   The largest stock of aa*.  doora, aud mouldings in Kootenay.   COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  ^Urt-O l^\Jl^ Y^ira_   c()KNrKU lIAIJj Avn FRONT STRKKTS.   Hsap  OFFIOa  AT  NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelaon,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,   Sandon,   Silverton, Nej  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  wa?.' and  Vancouver. ' .  w"��� Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West kootenay Butcher Co.  '7-;. ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE ANTD ireTATL  _    .  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  ��AIn����S^f ' & Ca TRAVES, Manager  WABP wwsas vr kail wurnxz rsxwrs ammtoo  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  1.KAVI3  .1 il. 111.  iMily.  CltOW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston. Moyie,  (Jrrmhmok, Marysvillo, - ort  Steele. Elko. Keruio, Michel,  JJUiiitnore, l*'rank, JVlnulood.  LuthbiulKu, Winnijici*, and  all Kintcrn poinlo.  LKAVE  0:10 |>. in  ljaily  (i:l(l p. in.  Daily  3 a. m.  8 a. in.  COLUaiMA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Iiohion, NiikUM), Arrowhead,  I to vrlslokc, iiiul all poi nU cast  and wes I on (M'.lt. niaiii line.  llobson. Trail and Rosulund,  Robson, Cascado, Grand  Forks, I'hojnix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  ���Robson, Trail and RoRsland.  (Duily oxcopt Sunday)  AKRIVK  I  p. 111.  Daily.  AltUIVK  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a.in.  LKAVE  i p. 111.  _ p. ni.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, Now  Denver. Threo Forks, Sandon  ?     (Daily oxcopt Sunday)  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Lauding-.  (Daily excopt Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays.)   ARRIVE  3:_0 p. ni.  AURIVK  11 a. m.  11 a.m  GEE AT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LKAVE  Depot  *J:J0 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m,  Daily.  LKAVE  Kaslo  7 a in.  Nelson  G-.00 p. in.  ',..Diuly  NELSON  &  FORT   SHEPPARD RAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  3alfour, PilotBay, Aiusworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Dopot.  6:45 p.m.  Mount'in  5:59 p. ni.  Daily  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  CITY AND - DISTRICT.  A license to wed was yesterday issued  to William John Henry Shannon and  Miss Jeanetta Currie.  Chief justice McColl arrived in the  city last evening from the Coast. He  will preside over the supreme court  sittings, wliich will be held today.  Neil McMillan, -who has the contract  for moving the" output of the Molly-'  Gibson mine, was in Nelson yesterday  for the purpose of buying additional  stock.  Harry Wright has started on his  work of assessing the city' upon personal property and income, the two  sources of wealth in incorporated cities  which .are subject to - provincial taxation.  James Baker of Slocan City, a member of the executive board of the Western Federation of Miners, was in Nelson yesterday en route' from attending  a mieeting oC the board at .Denver,  Colorado.        <���  ���x A change has been made in the Imperial hotel by- the retirement of J. D.  Naismith. For the future the house  will be under the management of Joe  Harwood and 'Ed Brown, recently- of  the Phair hotel bar.  The tram cars did not stop running  on the first of the month as was pre-  predicted. It is now said the company  will continue operations until the arrival of director Drummond, who is  expected to arrive in Nelson about the  middle of the month.  The many friends of Samuel B. Bennett will be grieved to learn of his  death, which occurred at the residence  of his brother-in-law, John J. Malone,  "cai'ly_yesterday_morning���The-deceased-  was ailing for some time from an attack  of diabetes, but was not confined to his  bed until within the past week,  The meeting of the Nelson hockey  team; which was ��� held in the Queen's  hotel last evening for the purpose of reorganizing for the season, was well attended: Officers were elected as follows:  W. A. ^Galliher, M.P., honorary president; H. G. Neilands, president; N. T.  Mcalcod, first vice-president; Joe Carter, second vice; W. Walmsley, manager; S. Nelands, secretary-treasurer;  W. A. Wetmore, captain. The executive will be made up of the following:  Dr. McLennan, F. A. Tamblyn, J. G.  Bunyan, Dr. Doherty and R. Carley.  The club will have a much stronger  team this season to defend their championship honors than the team which  landed them last season. It was decided to send away for goal nets and  uniforms and" also to hold a smoker  about the Jst of January,  Aftermath of the Fire.  Captain Gifford of the Silver King  mine is making every preparation for  an early resumption of work upon the  Silver King group. He said he had every  reason to believe that work upon the  temporary bunkhouse capable of accommodating forty men would be completed  last evening and his chief concern now  is diningCroom accommodation. There  are at present some twenty-one families  living at the mine in quarters of their  own, and as none of these buildings  were destroyed by the fire the situation  was not so serioua as at first feared,  but there will be no way of getting  around a reduction in the working  force at the property. Just how many  men it will be possible to work to advantage it is impossible to say, but present indications are that the force will  not exceed 50 men. It is not likely that  any attempt will be made to rebuild the  boarding house until the spring, as  winter has now set in on the hill and  building could only be carried on with  the greatest difficulty. The interruption  to mining operations is regarded by  captain Gilford as the greatest loss resulting to the company by the flre, as  lie -was in iopea ol making a record for  tbe -propertj betae Oie end at Uie pre  sent year. The mine never looked better  than it does at preseht and it was expected that within the next couple of  weeks the ore would be cut in the lower  levels. The reduction of the force at the  mine will also have its effect on the ore  shipments and until spring it is not  1 kely ti at any more ore will be sent  down from the mine than is necessary  for the operation of the tramway in  moving supplios and material up to the  mines.  Supreme Court Casee.  There arc but three cases on tho list"  l'or tho suprmene court sittings, which  will open before the chief justice in the  court house this riibrning. These cases  are George vs. the Wallace-Miller Company, an action involving the settlement of partnership accounts; Imperial  Mines vs. the Valparaiso Mining Company, an adverse action over some mining ground in the Goat River mining  district; and Burns vs. Spearing, an  action over some mining property in the  Similkameen  district. ;..,.  The case of Fraleigh vs.. the Hall  Mining & Smelting Company, an action  for $6000 damages for injury to an arm  as the result of a mishap at the Nelson  smelter, has been .postponed owing to  the illness of superintendent Hedley of  the smelter, ..who is at present in the  hospital. '���'. "*...-_   xf-i:  In the case of Thurston vs. Wreyl  judge'Forin yesterday made an order  extending till February 1st, the time for  the return of the commission issued in  the case. ���'"������  In the case of Stocks vs. Creme de la  Creme Company judge Forin in chambers yesterday made an order for service outside jurisdiction of the court.  Nelson Division Mining Records.  The following new locations were recorded . at the Nelson record ofiice yesterday: Black Tail, on the north slope  of Sheep creek, about eight miles southeast of Salmo,, by A. Cuthbert; Hard  Cash, in the same'vicinity, by A. Turner.  A certificate of-improvement was issued to Louis" Strand and Steve Hawkins on the Monument mineral claim.  Two bills of sale were recorded. In  one John F.' Harbottle transferred to  W. D. Cowan, a'T fortieth interest in the  May Day and Ping Diamond, and in the  second Harbottle transferred a similar  interest to Charles 0. Cowan. The consideration in each case.was $200.  AT. THE HOTELS.    -  TREMONT���John. -Munro*^,- Sandon;  Carl Foster, Slocan.  MADDEN���Frank Provost, Slocan; P.  J. Nichols, Fern mine. ;  GRAND CENTRAL���Neil McMillai,  Molly Gibson;, S. O. McMillan, Slocan;  P. Hogarty and Joseph Westgate, Ymir;  W. .J. Henry,'-Rossland.  PHAIR���W* F. Aimy, Boston; B..C.  Riblet,"' Spokane;' ZA. J. McColl, West1  minster; P. 'Welch, Spokane; R. Plew-  man, Rossland; A. Klockmann and A.  Luckman, Rossland; C. B. McBeath  and wife, -New York.  ���QUEEN'S-tC: Brand.. Silverton; J. A.  Fisher"' and '9, Boyd, Slocanj; M. L.  Queen, Spokane; Grant Smith, Chicago:  Miss'Lizzie Bosel, Salmo; R. E; Allen  and W. E. Lee, Slocan; Mr. and Mrs. F.  Bernard, Northport; J. Peterson, ��� Seattle; George Mercer, Greenwood; Harry  Wilson and J. Connell, Spokane.   ���'  HUME���A. C.-Burdick, Vancouver; D.  C. McGregor and.wife, Vancouver; Rev.  Dr. Robinson and Miss Jean Robinson,  Rossland; S. W. Stevenson, Vancouver;  H. A. Green and wife, Kaslo; N. F. McNaught and J. .F. McNaught, Silverto'i;  W. A. Bearing. Medicine Hat; R. J.  McPhee, Enterprise; J. Shannon and  wife, Grand Forks; John Love, Winnipeg; R. Mee, Revelstoke.  "BDSINESS"MElTTI0^r^  Silver King miners, who were burned  out. yesterday, can save 50 per cent by  buying their clothing at A. Ferland's  cheap sale, which starts today. See  "ad" in another column.  Conditions on the Isthmus  COLON, Colombia, December 2.���The  perfect and other officials who were  made prisoners by the liberals at the  time of the capture of Colon returned  here last night from their place of confinement in the mountains. They resumed their respective posts this morning. Senor de la Rosa, secretary of general Domingo Diaz, the liberal leader,  has received a letter signed by the entire mercantile body thanking him for  the protection given to property and  commending him for the good behaivor  of the troops during the liberal regime,  Panama police now guard Colon. American marines are still traveling on the  Panama trains,  PANAMA, December 2.���The city of  Panama continues quiet. Following  general Alban's orders the Colombian  gunboat Boyaca, towing a launch bearing soldiers, has left Panama. The destination of this expedition is reported  to be Agua Dulce. From this point government soldiers will attempt" to clear  the remaining bands of liberals from.the  department of Panama. General Bel-  arosa Porras, the liberal leader, is supposed to be in the vicinity of Agua  Dulce. American marines are still  ashore at Panama. Juan Antonio Jim-  inizaf formerly a member of the staff  of the insurgent general Domingo Diaz,  has come voluntarily to Panama where  he delivered himself to general Alban.  General Diaz did not instruct Jiminiza  to come in and surrender. The, former  insurgent says he is sick and disgusted  with the campaign. After he had surrendered general Alban put Jiminiza in  a carriage and accompanied him to his  house. Upon arrival general Alban  said to the wife of Jiminiza: "Look, 1  have brought you your husband." The  British sloop of war Icarius has returned to Panama from South American  ports.  Unknown Man Found Dead.  UTICA. New York, December 2.���An  unknown man was found in the Cen-  tral freight TOTdthla afternoon with his  iff9  to  .���******B^^-'A^*A*-.��*^'.s^varA;*a**-^  ^^^^^CS^^^^^^^^-^^^^^''*^^^^^^*^-*^^  AW  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  BYER  ESTABLISHED 1892  ���&_  -&���  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  ��   Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  �����������  to :i  to  to  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS   $  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  to ���  to  toto  to  to  to  to  to  to  * NELSON, B.C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  to  to:  SANDON, B.C.    \^  ������'"���    $}-  We have purchased the Madson Stock at a low rate on the dollar.   It consists of  CLOTHING, CENTS FURNISHINGS, BOOTS, SHOES, HAT, CAPS,  RUBBERS    AND   BLANKETS.  ALL THESE  GOODS TOGETHER WITH THE  BALANCE OF OUR  DRY GOODS  WILL BE SOLD AT  OR  UNDER THE  WHOLESALE COST  This is a rare opportunity at the right time of the year! to get FALL AND WINTER  GOODS at prices never before heard of in Nelson. We "have a specially heavy "and choice  stock.of. Men's''Suits, Boots =and Shoes and Underwear. . Our , prices, will talk. Come and  see for yourselves.  RLAND & CO.  right leg cut off and his chest crushed.  He died hefore he could be taken to a  hospital. He is evidently from the Soldiers' Home at Bath, as he wore a Grand  Army uniform. No writing was found  upon the body except some Syracuse  addresses.   Municipal Nominations.  WINNIPEG, December 2.���Nominations for municipal officers in the  Northwest territories were made-today.  The. following returns of candidates  nominated for mayor have been received  -from-various-points-up_to_a_late_hour:,  Winnipeg, D. J. Grier (acclamation);  Moosejaw, R. Bbgue and C. IJhwin;,  Yorktown, A. H. Hopkins (re-elected  by acclamation); Calgary, Thomas Underwood (acclamation); Regina, J. W.  Smith and J. S. Donohue; Edmonton,  William Short (elected by acclamation) ;  Indian.head, W; M. Douglas (acclamation) ; Medicine Hat, W. T. Pinlay (acclamation; South Quapelle, J. F. Catas  (Reeve); Lethbridge, John-Kenny and  William Oliver; Moosomin, J. McCurdy  (acclamation);   Prince Albert, T. F. A  sum. :: .*.**''-*  *.���  Report Is Unconfirmed.  WASHINGTON, December 2.���Up to  the close of business hours today no  word had reached the state department  confirmatory of the reported agreement  between Denmark and the United States  for the sale of the Danish West Indies.  The negotiations looking to the acquisition of the islands by this government,  are believed, however, to be in such a  state that an agreement between the interested parties if not already reached,  is almost approaching completion.  Mrs. Booth Stricken Down  COLORADO, SPRINGS, Colorado,  December 2.���Mrs. Maude Ballington  Booth of the Volunteers of America was  stricken today while delivering an address bef oie the students of Colorado  College and was taken to the home of  ���senator Seldom Ridge. The trouble is  a complication of the heart caused by  the excessive altitude. Her condition  has improved somewhat during the day.  Anti-Anarchist Conference  BERLIN, December 2.���According to  a special dispatch from St. Pertersburg,  Germany and Russia ha.ve now reached  an entire agreement concerning the advantage of calling an international anti-  anarchist conference. These two powers  have sent identical notes to the other  powers of the world, presumably to the  United States, inviting them all to participate in this conference.  Champion Gelding Sold.  NEW YORK, December 2.���At the  Fasig-Tipton horse sale today Peter  Sterling, ch. g., 3 years old, 2:11 1-2  -world's champion 3-year-old gelding,  -was sold to Frank Work of this city tor  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  Solid 14k gold pens with  pearl or ebony handles.  Plain or fancy designs from  81.75 up.   These pens are  guaranteed by the manufacturer to be first class in'  every respect.  BRQWN BROS  '    Opticians and Jewelers.  BAKER STREET NELSON'  IF BROWN SAID SO IT'S RIGHT  NOTIOE OP MEETING.  A meeting of the Nelson Curli) ig Chib  will be held in the board of trad e rooms  on Tuesday evening, December 3rd, at  8 o'clock. A full attendance of members is requested as important business  will be hefore the meeting.  S. G. CAMPBELL, Secretary.  SHEEIPP'S SALE.  ,  TE7.HPIIONE 115  ORDER YOUR  Telephone 35  GOAL  ' FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  ANTHRACITE /\ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Onico: Baker Stroot,  Auction Sale  The undersigned will'sell by auction  at their sale room opposite the post-  office a quantity of  HOUSEHOLD- FUENITURE  AND OTHER EFFECTS.  ON SATURDAY, DEC. 7th, 7:30.p. m.  On view morning of sale.  NEWLING & CO.  Office:    Kootenay street, next to Oddfellows'  Hall,   Nelson,   B.C.  Province of British Columbia, Nelson, Wost  Kootonay    To wit:  By vi-tuft of two writs o' Fi��ri IPacia* Jssiiel  out ot the Supreme Court of British-Columbia a1;  the suits of A. Osborne and Alexan-ier Crawfa d,  pl*in:ifTs, and to rae (lirooted, ana* jst tbo got ds  and chattels of John Maxwflil Pr nnelly, def-si d-  ann. I h"ve fci-wi and takm in E.xenntion all 1 bo  right, tii In and interest of the said defendant.  John Maxwell Donnelly, in Avh hundred n od  thirty-six thousandand sixty-eov on (536 fi67)sha:-es  nf tha stocK ot tlie Urban Mining Oompal iy,  Limited, non-pcrFonal liability; to recover the  sum of ono thousand two hundred and sixty-fl ve  dollars and seven rents (?12G5.07V and also in-eri J=t  on ono hund-ed and thirty-eight dollars a -id  ninety cents (813S.W) from tho 20th day of I* c-  embor, 1899, uniil payment at thereto of fivej >er  centum per annum, and interest on eleven hi >n-  dred and twonty-ono ool'nw and sixhy-sev en  cent ($1121.67) from the 2nd day of. Novemb jr,  1901, until paynv-ntat the Mitoor five percent! m  per annum, beside-" sheriff's poundage, ofTicti -s'  fees, anrt all other legal incidental expenses;'all  of which I thall exno'io for salo, or tuffici! nt  thereof to satisfy paid jndi?mpnt, debt and co-i t��,  at my offlco next to'he Court House in th�� O. ty  of Nelson, B C, on Fridxy, rhefith "lay of Drxv*! liber. A..D. 15)01.at the hoiiCiff four-thirty beta jk  in the afternoon.  NOTK���Intending purchaser*! wilUaiisfrtTin -n-  se'.vesas toiiitoroftand tit'.eof the faid Sati-i d-  ant.  Dated at JFandon, B.C.. 27tb November ism.  S. P. TUCK,  Sheriff ot 3oaOLE_<wt-U-_^.    ���  "Bitter is patience,  but its fruit is sweet"  Inconvenient is  waiting, but better  order by mail, than  accept substitutes*  Get the shoe you  know,���  "The Slater Shoe"  ���i;  ROV'AL SHOE STORE, Aberdeen Block  i  Di  ib  Mi  Hi  Mi  \6  Mi  %  OP    COUHSE    YOD    WANT    THE     BEST-  TIIKN   GO   TO  ARTHUR    GEE  in Tremont Block.. Ho will suit tou.  Large stock of imported season's goods.  %z  ty ���  ty .*������  ���ty  ty -x  ty ���.  ty K  ty    -  *��*&***2******:&**'*&*'2S3t**'

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