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 fa-2*agS5-_______^^^  *^J-r  ESTABLISHED  1892  THURSDAY  MORNING,   DECEMBER  5,   1901  DAILY EDITION  In  f*  9  fo  m  li  LABOR INTERESTS  MUST BE ZEALOUSLY PROTECTED.  PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S RECOMMENDATION TO CONGRESS  ON THE SUBJECT.  WASHINGTON, December 4.���Following is thc text ol! the portion of  president's Roosevelt's message dealing  with the wage working class, curtailed  in Monday's report to The Tribune:  With the sole exception of the farming  interest, no one matter is of such vital  moment to our whole people as the welfare of the wage workers. If the farmer  " and the wage worker arc well off, it is  absolutely certain that all others will  be well off too. It is therefore a matter of hearty congratulation that on the  whole wages are higher today in the  United States than ever before in our  history, and far higher than in any other  country. The.standard of living is also  higher than ever before. Every effort of  legislator and administrator should be  l. bent .to secure the permanency of this  condition of things and its improvement  wherever possible. Not only must our  labor be protected by the tariff, but it  should also be protected so far as it is  possible from the presence in .this country of any laborers brought, over by contract, or of those who, coming freely, yet  represent a standard of living so depressed that they can undersell our men  ih the labor market and drag them' to  a lower level. I regard it as necessary,  witli this end in view, to re:enact imme-  ���diately the law   excluding   Chinese' laborers  ana  to  strengthen  it wherever  "necessary in order to make its enforce-.  -ment  entirely  effective.  HIGH STANDARD,- SHORT HOURS.  The national government should demand the highest quality of service  from its employees; and in return it  should be a good employer. If possible  legislation should be passed, in connec-  .'- -tion, with the interstate commerce, law,  ��� which will render effective the efforts  ��� ~ of different-states to do.away with the  '-competition of convict contract labor in  the open labor market. So far as practicable under, the conditions of government work, provision snould he made  to render the enforcement of the eight  hour law easy and certain. In all Indus--  tries carried on directly or indirectly  for the United States government women and children should be protected  from excessive hours of labor, from  night work, and from work under unsanitary conditions. The government,  should provide in its contracts that.all  work should be done under "fair" conditions, and in addition to setting a  high standard should uphold it by  proper inspection, extending if necessary -to the sub-contractors. The government should Vforbid^allvnight work  for women arid���:childronf��as-well as excessive overtime'. jFQfetbe^Pistrict bf  Columbia a good factory law should be  passed; and, as a .powerful indirect aid  ==to=such-laws^provision=sholil-i=be=made^  to turn the inhabited alleys, the existence of which is a;reproach to our co.p-  itar city, into minor streets, where the  inhabitants can live. trader conditions  favorable to health and morals.  American wage workers work with  their heads as well as their bands.  Moreover, they take a keen pride in  what thev are doing: so that, independent of the "reward, Mey wish to turn  out a : perfect job. This is the gren^  secret of our success in comnetition with  the labor of foreign countries.  "A MOST VITAL PROBLEM.  The most vital problem with which  this country, and for that matter the  whole civilized world, has to deal, is tho  problem which has for one side the betterment of social conditions, moral and  physical, in large cities, and for another side the effort to deal with that  tangle of far-reaching questions which  we group together when we speak of  "labor." The chief factor in the success  of each man���wage worker, farmer and  capitalist alike���must ever be the sum  total of his own individual qualities and  ���abilities.- Second only to this comes the  power of acting in combination or association with others. Very great good  has been and will be accomplished by  associations or unions of wage workers,  when managed with forethought, and  when they combine insistence upon their  own rights with lawabiding respect for  the rights of others. The display of  these qualities in-\juch bodies as a Pity'  to the nation no less than to the associations themselves. Finally, here must  also in many cases be action by the  government in order to safeguard the  rights and interests of all. Under our  constitution there is much more scone;  for such action by the state and the:  municipality than by the nation. But  on points such as those touched on  above the national government, can act.  When all is said and done, the rule  of brotherhood remains as the indispensable prerequisite to success in the  kind of national life for which we  strive. Each man must work for himself, and unless he so works no outside  help can avoil him; but each man must  remember- also that he is indeed hip  brother's keeper, and that while no man  who refuses to walk can be carried with  advantage to himself or any one else.  yet that each at. times stumbles or halts  pui that each at times needs to have  the helping hand outstretched to him.  To be permanently effective, aid must  always take the form of helping a man  to help himself; and we can all best help  ourselves by joiiMig together in the  work, that is of common interest to all.  POOR IMMIGRATION LAWS.  - Our present immigration laws are unsatisfactory. We need every honest and  etlicient immigrant fitted to become an  American citizen, every immigrant who  comes here to stay, who brings here a  strong body, a stout heart, a good head  and a resolute purpose to do his duty  well in every *way and to bring up his  chirdren as lawabiding and Godfearing  members of the community. But there  should be a comprehensive law enacted  with the object of working a threefold  improvement in our present system.  First, we should aim to exclude absolutely not only all persons who are  known to be believers in anarchistic  principles or members of anarchistic societies, but also all persons who are of  a low moral tendency or of unsavory  reputation. This means that we should  require a more thorough system of inspection abroad and a more'rigid system of examination at our immigration  ports, the former being especially necessary.  *  EDUCATIONAL TESTS  The second object of a proper immigration' law ought-to be to secure by a  careful and not merely perfunctory educational test some intelligent capacity  to appreciate American institutions and  act sanely as American'citizens. .This  would not only keep out all anarchists,  for many of them belong to the intelligent criminal class. But it would do  what is also in point, that is, tend to  decrease the sum of ignorance, so patent in producing the envy, suspicion,  malignant passion, and hatred of order,  out of which anarchistic sentiment inevitably springs. Finally, all persons  should be excluded who are below a  certain standard of economic fitness to  enter our industrial fleld as competitors  with American labor. There should b*e  proper proof of personal capacity to  earn an American living and enough  money to insure a decent start under  American conditions. This would stop  the influx of cheap labor, and the resulting competition which gives rise to  so much of bitterness in American industrial life; and it .would dry-up the  springs of the pestilential social conditions in our* great cities, where anarchist organizations have, their greatest  possibility  of growth. '  Both the educational and economic  tests in a wise immigration law should  be- designed to protect and elevatethe  general body politic and social. A very  close supervision should be,.exercised  over the steamship companies which  mainly, bring over the immigrants, and  they should be held to a strict .accountability for any infraction of the law.  NORWAY MOUNTAIN MINES  And Mine Owners.  H. W. C. Jackson, who is interested  in the development of properties in  the Norway mountain district on the divide between Trail Creek and the-  Grand Forks mining districts, was in  Nelson yesterday. From his knowledge  of the ledges in the district, Mr. Jackson says there are tho makings of a  number of nice little properties there,  but so far there are none wbich niiglii  be considered as; big.:' properties.: The  Norway district is about fifteen miles  from Rossland, and includes all that  portion of the country between the Co-  =lumbia=iuver=and==McRae==cr-eek==\vhich  is the main tributary of Chistina lake.  So far as development work has gone  the principal properties in the district  are those owned by the-Cascade Oold  Mining Company and the Bonanza Gold  Mining Company of Rossland, but in  addition to these there are upwards of  200 prospects upon which -more or" less  work has been done. The ledges in the  district vary in width from a few inches  to ICO feet, but from tli'e work-urn:*" i  narrow ledges are shown to carry good  values, while the wider ones carry no  values at all. Further work upon the  iWider ledges may prove up ore chutes,  but so far this has not yet been accomplished. With respect to the narrow  ledges work done upon them has  proven satisfactory and has resulted in  considerable tonnage. On the Cascnde  property the ledge has been proven to a  depth pi 100 feet, and a pay chute exposed for 25 feet, with a width of two  feet, tho ore in which is said to sample  $24 to the ton in gold and silver.  Thc Rossla id Bonanza Company owns  the adjoining property to the Cascade  and on it a similar chute of ore has  been opened up for a distance of 200  feet. The ledge on this portion of the  property* is only twenty inches wide  and .tiie;ore has a value of ?20 to the  ton in gold and silver. Of the other properties there are five feet of ore exposed on the Independence of an average value of ?10 to the ton, and on the  Christina, it is reported that a foot of  ore has been developed for a depth of  100 feet which samples $100 to the ton.  Mr. Jackson is interested largely in  the Bonanza Company, which induced  him. to take a contract for the building of a wagon road from that.property  to the C. & W. line of railway between  Farron and Coryell, a distance of seven  miles. This road haa now been completed, but it came a few weeks late)  tor the property-owners in the Norway  Mountain district, as smelter rates on  the class of ore produced by them have  advanced considerably in view of the  early completion- of the railway from  Grand Forks to the Republic camp. A  few weeks ago a representative of the  Granby smelter visited the Norway  Mountain district and quoted a rate of  ?3.75 for freight and treatment from the  line of railway, conditional upon the  properties furnishing 500 tons by the  first of the year. This offer the property-  owners were not able to entertain, and  they will now be called upon to pay the  rate of $5.50 per ton for freight and  treatment. A contract for the delivery  of 1000 tons upon this rate has been  signed by the Cascade and Bonanza  companies and shipments upon the same  are now being made.  The visit of Mr. Jackson to tho city  was in connection with the shipment of  ore. The wagon road to the C. P. R. line  has been completed, bit for facility in  shipping a switch is necessary. Satisfactory arrangements with regard to  this was made by superintendent Dow-  ( nie arid work upon thc construction of  the switch will be commenced at once.  In the two principal companies in the  district Mr. Jackson says there are a  number of Nelson men interested. In  his own company, the Bonanza, captain Troup is one of the principal shareholders, and in the Cascade the stockholders include J. Laing Stocks and  Robert Robertson.  A Dead Hoise Returns to His Stable.  W. C. McLean tells an amusing story  on himself. ��� Night before last one of his  horses took sick, and after caring for  it until, midnight, he told his teamster  to take the horse up to the city's du.no-  ing ground ^and leave him there,'as it  would save hauling him in the morning.  The teamster did as- directed, and left  the horse for dead on the hillside back  of the smelter. Yesterday morning the  foreman was directed to take-apick and  shovel and go up and bury the horse;  and W. A. McLean went along to see  ���that the job was done according to  Hoyle. Arrived on the ground, they began looking for the dead horse; but he  was nowhere to be found. Supposing  Chinese had carried the carcass off for  hog feed or for manure, they returned  to town, only to find the dead horse  standing at the stable door. W. C. and  W. A. are both devout Presbyterians  and both good Grits and they 'do not  swear, but they are doing a powerful  of thinking just now.  FIRST SHOT AT ANARCHY  Senator Burrows' Bill.  WASHINGTON, D. C,, December 4 ���  Senator Burrows today introduced a bill  to provide for the exclusion and deportation of. alien Anarchists. The first  section of the bill is as follows: "That  no alien Anarchist shall hereafter be  permitted to land at any port of the  United States or' be admitted into the  United States, but this prohibition shall  not be construed as to apply to political refugees or political offenders other  than Anarchists."  The second section directs the special board of inquiry authorized by the  .immigration laws to make diligent investigation concerning the antecedents  of any alien seeking admittance .into  the United States who is suspected of  being an Anarchist, authorizing - the  board to even go to the extent of examining the person of suspect for marks  indicative of membership in Anarchistic societies.  Section 3 provides ior the return of  persons to their native country who  have secured admission, to tbe United  ���States contrary to law and" who have  afterwards been found to be Anarchists.  The fourth section provides that  when *any alien is convicted of crime  in any United States court and it shall  ^appear^lTom^the^evidence^that-he'is^an"  Anarchist, the presiding judge shall direct a further hearing and if the judge  is satisfied that the convicted alien is  an Anarchist, or .that his remaining in  this country will be a menace to the government or society in general, he may,  in addition-to other punishment, adjudge that the convicted alien after undergoing such*-, punsihment shall be deported at the expense of the United  States to the country from which he  came and if.he returns to the United  states shall be.punished by imprisonment at hard labor for a term not exceeding five years and afterwards again  be deported.  Provision is made for the appointment  of twelve immigration agents at a salary of ?2500 each to make investigations  in foreign countries concerning intended immigrants.  The firth and last section of the bill  provides that "The'.fact that an alien  has declared his intention to become a  citizen of the United 'States shall constitute no bar to,'proceedings against  him under this act."  Champion Property Sold  C. W. Harrington oi Slocan arrived  in Nelson last evening. Mr. Harrington has lately completed a deal upon the  Champion property on Twelve-mile  creek adjoining the V and.M property,  the consideration being ?25,000 cash.  The deal, was put through by Charles  Dempster of Spokane on behalf of some  Detroit people. Nothing beyond surface  work has been done upon the property,  but this has disclosed a two foot vein  of ore which samples $100 in gold and  silver values. As there is very little  work done upon the property it is evident that the purchasers either have a  big thing or nothing.  Reported Resignation of Fill.  NEW YORK, December 4.���The Tribune tomorrow will say: "The statement was made yesterday that James  J. Hill would soon retire from the presidency of the Great Northern Railway  Company, which he has held for many  years, and that he would be succeeded  in office by his eldest son, J. D. Hill,  who a few days ago was elected first  vice-president of the road."  TURNED TURTLE  SHIP NELSON SINKS WITH  ALL ON BOARD.  BARK   HIGHLAND   LIGHT   FOUNDERS OFF CAPE FLATTERY.  STEAMER ASHORE.  ASTORIA, Oregon, December 4.���The  tug Tatoosh, which has just returned  to port reports that ine British'' ship  Nelson, captain Perriam, turned turtle  last night and went to the bottom with  her entire crew. The Nelson left Astoria November 25th. Monday she was  back at the river's mouui and yesterday  was reported to have shifted her cargo.  She had a bad list to starboard and  could go on only one tack. Yesterday  afternoon the tug Tatoosh went out and  picked up "the Nelson, passing a hawser. The tug started for shore, but  owing to the gale it was the intention  of captain'Bale of the Tatoosh-to remain with the ship during the night.  The gale that raged last night was too  severe for the vessel to withstand and  she broke from the-tug and then turned  turtle, sinking at once. In the darkness  it was impossible for the tug to render  assistance to the members of the  crew, who were carried down, and all  perished. The Nelson carried a crew of  28 men all told. She was an old wooden  vessel. Captain George Woods, the bar  pilot, was to have been placed aboard  the ship last night, but the weather was  too rough to permit it. The Nelson carried a cargo of lumber and was consigned to Cape Town, South Africa, by Taylor, Young & Co., this city.  Bark Highland Light Sinks.-  VICTORIA, December 4.���The bark  Highland Light, captain E. H. Gillespie, coal laden from Tacoma for San  Francisco, foundered on November 16th  during a heavy southeast gale in latitude 48:30'north and longitude 128 west,-  80 miles off the Vancouver island coast.  All hands.'were, saved, .being taken off  the" sinking vessel by the 40-ton  schooner Arilla'of Seattle, bound from  Cape Nome to Victoria, which arrived  in the nick of time to save captain Gillespie and his crew of 14 from a grave  in the waters of the North Pacific. It  was on November 16th that the Arilla,  which a kind Providence had drifted  back from Cape Flattery to the scene  of the loss of the Highland Light, was  sighted from the fast sinking bark, and  in answer to captain Gillespie's signals  of distress���his ensign being flying upside down���the schooner stood by and  the crew of the Highland Light went  over to her through the high seas in the  bark's boats. All reached the schooner  in safety, and just in time, for the old  coasting bark was by that time rolling  over, burying her, rails and with her  yards touching. the . seas as she swung  from side to side, now with the water  up to the center of her hatches on the  port side and then on the starboard  sider=It=was-just=in=time=that=her=crew=  was taken off, for had the Arilla not arrived when she did, it seems that the  Highland Light must have foundered  with all on board, ana ner fate would  have been wrapped in that mystery  which covers every vessel whose end is  simply announced as "posted as missing." The bark was leaking from the  time she left Tacoma and getting into  a succession of blows off the Cape, the  water continued to rise in her hold. The  men . remained continually at the  pumps and were exhausted when taken  off and the pumps were just about  played out.  After landing they made themselves  as comfortable as possible in a bunkhouse on the beach awaiting the arrival  of the Queen City, which brought them  to Victoria. The only one who showed  the effects of the exposure is Mr. Henry,  the bark's mate, who is very weak.  Captain Gillespie, explaining why he left  the schooner Arilla, says the schooner's  captain ordered 400 pounds of fresh  meat, also butter, milk, sugar, dried  apples and all necessary provisions to  stock his schooner, for the remainder of  the voyage. Then he asked captain  Gillespie to sign a bill for the same,  which he would present to the United  States consul at Victoria, but the captain refused to sign the bill and ordered  his men ashore, where ;they camped on  the beach. This actiorijdiscomfited captain Crowell of the Arilla somewhat and  he refused to take the provisions which  had been ordered and left them on captain Gillespie's hands. He was, however, obliged to pay for 120 pounds of  meat. Captain Gillespie says he is sorry  he had to ask captain Crowell for assistance, for it seemed to be the idea of  the schooner's master that he would  benefit because of the assistance rendered. Captain CroWell was short of  provisions when he took the men off the  Highland Light, but a considerable  quantity was transferred from the. sinking bark to the schooner.  The schooner Arilla, which arrived  at such an opportune time for the crew  of the Highland Light, had herself a  rough time of it. She left the sound in  June with lumber and coal for Cape  Nome and arrived there in due time.  She started on her return trip on September 20th. She called at Dutch Harbor and sailed again on October 22nd,  her destination being Victoria, calling  at any port  en  route  to  trade.   The  coast of Vancouver Island was first  sighted on November 6th, and since  that time the little vessel has been attempting to enter the straits only to be  blown out to sea again by the heavy  storms which have been prevailing during the month. This was unfortunate  for the crew of the schooner but. very  lucky for the men on the Highland  Light.          '     .   .-_,.  Steamer Driven Ashore.  SEATTLE, December 4.���The steamer  'Clara Brown one of the largest stern  wheelers on the Sound was driven  ashore at Alki point early last evening  during a gale, which raged all night.  In trying to round the point on her  usual trip to Seattle from Tacoma the  steamer became unmanageable and several times was in imminent danger of  foundering. She finally drove upon the  beach half a mile south of the point.  The passengers jumped overboard and  made their way ashore. The gale has  continued all day and the boat has been  badly broken up but will ��� probably be  saved unless the gale becomes worse.  Work for the Federation.  SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, December  4.���Tonight the hotel corridors are  crowded with delegates from all over  the United Stated and Canada campaigning' for and against the various  measures scheduled to come up in the  big convention of the Federation of  Labor" which will open here tomorrow.  The Pacific coast delegation, headed by  J. T. Morgan of Portland, is fighting for  the re-enactment of the Chinese exclusion act amendments to make its provisions to apply to all Mongolians arid  its operation unlimited as to years. Delegates from the shipbuilding trades are  making a vigorous campaign for a demand from the federation that the government build its own ships and' not let  out the contracts to private parties who  pay less wages and exact more labor'  than does the government.  plys between Juneau ahd Valdez, has  disappeared, and the steamer Elihu  Thompson has been sent in search of  her.     .       "���'    ' .*.-.-  Local Japanese contractors have  made arrangements for a large number  of Japs to come over in the spring to  engage in fishing and other pursuits.  A coal train ran into a fallen Wee on  the E. & N. railway today, outside of  South Wellington, and a bad smashup  resulted.   No lives were lost.  DREYFUS AGAIN  THE DOMINION OF CANADA  Happenings in Brief,  GODERICH, Ontario-, December _.���  Hon. J. T. Garrow (Liberal) was elected, by". 250 majority at the bye-election  fpr the provincial house today.  HAMILTON, December 4.���The'" Sanford Company received an order for 1210  uniforms-for the third contingent. They  must be ready by January 1st.  MONTREAL, December 4.���The sawmill and umber yards of George Roberts were, damaged by fire .tonight to  the extent of.$35,000;  small insurance.  TORONTO, December 4.���Major Morrill, who returned' today from Ottawa,  says the government has received 400  application for commissions in the third  contingent.  ���  TORONTO, December 4.���The Evening Telegram's cable says: "Lord Strathcona is very ill, unable to attend to any  business whatever. Several eminent physicians have been called in consultation. - .  WINDSOR, Ontario, December 4 ���  Timothy Bresnahan, the oldest man in  Windsor, is dead at the age of 101. Up  to a short time before his death he was  in possession of all hvs faculties, being  able to read without spectacles.  SHERBROOKE. Quebec, December 4.  ���At the semi-annual meeting of the  Eastern Township Bank, president Hen-  neker announced his intention of resigning. He has been president since  the���bank's-organization nearly^Half-^  century ago.  OTTAWA, December 4���A smallpox  patient, called on Dr. W. Shillington at  Mechanicsville yesterday and wanted to  hit him with an axe because he had  ordered that she should go to the smallpox hospital. The doctor, however, succeeded in making his escape before any  harm was done him and the woman was  sent to the pesthouse.  MONTREAL, December 4.���Major E.  L. Bond of this city, a well-known marine insurance underwriter aud one of  the foremost temperance workers in the  province of Quebec, was burned to death  at his summer residence, Phillipsburg,  Quebec, at 5 o'clock this morning. The  major was alone in the house when the  fire broke out. Origin ot the flfeT7s unknown. He was the son of archbishop  Bond, metropolitan of Canada.  LONDON, Ontario, December 4.���Dr.  Alexander Graham was arrested yesterday, afternoon on a charge of murder.  The arrest is the outcome of thc finding  of the 'jury in the case of tho infant  child of Aggie Kilbourne, the physician  being held responsible by the jury, for  having caused the infant's death by  bringing on premature birth at the consent of the mother. Dr. Graham is well  known and the case has caused. widespread interest.  GALT, Ontario, December 4.���Charles  B. Green married Matilda Wenman at  Hespeler'in June, 1893, and a year later  left her, returning two weeks ago, and  explaining his absence and promising to  ��do better. But while he was absent,  from his house a letter came from wife  No. 2 in Philadelphia expressing affection of self and two children and a desire for his return. This was opened  by wife No. 1. When the husband  learned of it he returned at once to  Philadelphia. Both wives are now in  correspondence with a view to bringing  the heartless husband to justice.  Settled Ont of Court  ROSSLAND, December 4. ��� [Special  to The Tribune.]���The three' lawsuits  instituted eighteen months ago by the  ���War Eagle Mining Company asking  heavy__dgmages from the Copper Manufacturing Company, General Electric  Company and the West Kootenay Power  & Light Company respectively, in connection with the erection and maintenance of the big hoist and compressor  plant on Red mountain, have all been  settled out of court. It is said that the  actions were simply uismissed, each  party paying their own costs. As the  cases were all ready for trial the War  Eagle costs to date must have been unusually heavy.  The executive of the Miners' Union  today called out the union engineers,  pumpmen and other mine hands from  the Center Star and War Eagle mines  who were exempted in the general strike  order of last July.  Rossland Sporting Club.  ROSSLAND, December 4.���The Pastime Athletic Club of Rossland has been  incorporated under the provincial laws.  The organization consists of business  men, with J.--M. Hayden as manager.  Their first offering to the public will  be a match between Charles Goff, the  lightweight pugilist, who trained Gus  Ruhlin for the latter's battle with Jeffries, and Nick Burley, a Seattle pug,  who wagered a substantial amount he  would stand up longer against Jeffries  than Ruhlin succeeded in lasting. The  men will meet here on the 19th instant.  LAWYERS'  ROW REVIVES  THE CASE.  THE   UNFORTUNATE   PRINOIPAL  CUTS LITTLE FIGURE IN THE    '  CONTROVERSY.  Distributing the Award.  WASHINGTON, December 4.���Secretary Hay has ordered the final distribution of the indemnity fund, amounting to $90,000 paid.by Turkey to the  United States on account of the destruction of mission property at Harput and  elsewhere, the killing of bicyclist Lenz  of Pittsburg and other matters.  Anti-Trust Bill Introduced  WASHINGTON, D. C, December 4.���  Senator Jones of Arkansas today introduced without amendment the antitrust bill, .which passed the house during last session of congress, but_ failed  to pass the" senate.  THE MESSAGE IN ENGLAND  Coast Local News.  VANCOUVER, December 4.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The steamer City of  Seattle arrived this evening from the  North with the first "mushers" over the  ice from Dawson. They came through  in fourteen days, and report the river  open in places and the recent floods  subsiding. The steamer Discovery, which  Newspaper Comment.  LONDON, December 4.���President  Roosevelt's message to congress hold,  first place in the afternoon papers here  today. The comment on it, however, differs little from that of the morning  papers. Strong, general approval of the  pronouncement which, as the St. James  Gazette says, "Strikes notes of conscious  strength and assurance" is the prevail-  1 ing tone of the editorials.  "The spirit of the declaration for  Monroeism will cause u flutter in Europe," says the Westminster Gazette,  which continues: "If the kaiser is really of the opinion, as alleged, that 'the  "AffTeri'can- p"eril'~is~ the-question-of _the~  future for Europe, he will find confirmation in the message. He will envy  secretary Gage's surplus of ��15,000,000  available for building iron-clads or  other purposes, for the American doctrine backed by the American surplus  means that many European ambitions  in South America are foredoomed to  failure. We do not doubt that it is the  policy of this country if called upon to  make a choice to stand by the United  States in defense of the doctrine. We  are also an American power and it was  we who first suggested the idea." After  noting that South America, the only  outlet for the surplus population of Europe, is largely in the possession of the  corrupt Spanish, over whom the I'nltnd  States throws its aegis without guaranteeing good government, the Westminster Gazette concludes: "It is not easy  to affirm that it is in the interests of  mankind, and when the United States,  after warning Europe not to enter America, proceeds itself to step out from  tt.e American continent even a theoretical defense is difficult. The situation  has the germs of a gigantic controversy  in the future."  Forming Irish Leagues.  NEW YORK, December 4.���About 150  delegates from* all parts of the United  States held a meeting at the Hoffman  House today to form an auxiliary  branch of the Irish League, the successor of the old Land League of Parnell's  time. Branch leagues are to be formed  to extend over the entire United States.  Thc meeting was called by John Redmond, M. P., Thomas O'Donnell, M. P.,  and Patrick McHugh and was presided  over by Michael Reading. Redmond,  who made the flrst speech, outlined the  Irish cause as it is today and the necessity of crystallizing the sentiment, and  views he had obtained while on his  present tour through America. After  Mr. Redmond came Mr. McHugh and  Mr. O'Donnell, who made speeches along  the same lines. Mr. Redmond sails for  Ireland on the Oceanic next week.  PARIS, December 4.���William K.  Vanderbilt was today condemned in a  French court to pay 1000 francs damages, as a result of a collision between  his automobile and a dog cart at Beau-  vllle last year.  PARIS, December 4.���The recent re-<,  vival of interest in the Dreyfus affair  has created several incidents which do  not affect-the question of the innocence  of Dreyfus, but throw interesting light  on the subsequent relations of Dreyfus,  Reinach,  Labor!,   Picquart   and   other f  Dreyfusards.   Reinach's  withdrawal  of  his brief from maitre Labori in the suit  brought against   the  former   by  Mme.  Henry was the flrst development which  drew attention to the rupture between  them.    Labori at the bdine time published an article in the Grand Review,  which he edits, on the political situa- -  tion, in which he pointed out that th�� -  Dreyfus affair was closed by   the' fact"  that Dreyfus had accepted a pardon. In _  acquiescing to this settlement and in ac-"  cepting amnesty, Labori considered that .*  Dreyfus'-friends had removed the question from a high moral plane into one  of pure personality and that the Dreyfus question had ceased to be human  and universal.    Labori > thinks that the  experience of Dreyfus will perhaps entitle him to despise men's justice, but  he adds that he is satisfied with the  judgment of   his own   conscience   and -  without studying the Interests of others \  he-can prefer freedom to legal honor.r   j  The Nationalist Echo de Paris, published an interview   with   a   friend'ot  Reinach and of the Dreyius family who  said that Reinach withdrew the brief  because his friend Comely, who repres-'  ented his views, had been,removed from'  the position of political leader writer on  Labori's Review.   The Informant of the  interviewer   also   asserted   that  Labori  was furious because Dreyfus did not remain in prison and.'from there continue  to prosecute the work of his rehabilitation.   Continuing, the informant of the  interviewer said Picquart was led as- ���  tray by Labori in withdrawing his appeal to the council of state and in re-r *  fusing to re-enter the army even if the  decision was in his favor.' "The news- *���.  paper's   informant   then .added:     "We-;  .don't comprehend Picquart's attitude or  "his  anti-Semitism, which is notorious.  Dreyfus, when he was released, wrote  to him expressing warm thanks for his  devotion and asked for an interview to  enable him to express his thanks personally.   Picquart sent a cool reply, say- ."  ing that he would let him know when"  he could receive him, and Dreyfus has  heard nothing from him since."  These statements caused interviewers ��  to flock to the -residences of Labori and  Reinach to seek further statements, but  they both refused to discuss it, Reinach  alone remarking that, for his part, the  Dreyfus affair was closed.  Labori today breaks silence in an article published by the Journal, the first  of a series which he announces, entitled "My Explanations." What he says  today is not of the first importance, but  it-is-cvidently-a_prelude_to interesting���  revelations regarding his relations with  Dreyfus and Reinach. He says that he  ceased to be counsel for Dreyfus a yejr  3go, at the request of the Dreyfus family, and that in view of divergence of  opinion as to the conduct of the Drey-  tus trial and the subsequent amnesty  question, he asked Reinach in October,  1899, to allow him to relinquish his  briefs in the Henry and other cases, ���  but Reinach appealed to his devotioi,  pointing out the grave effects of a public separation hetwen them. Labor!  says that win tever Reinach's real motives were he was obliged to accept this  explanation. Labori concludes with  saying that he has endured the calumnies of his adversaries for years past,  but allow himself to be calumniated  by clients or friends of clients, as in the  Echo de Paris article, which he knows  came through an authorized informant,  is too much to expect from him. Ho will  reply thereto in the next article. In a  footnote Labori alludes to thc Libre Parole interview. He does not deny the is-  sortions made, but says he will explain  the matter later. Another interesting incident has arisen in the placing on th��  retired list major Carriere. who was inspector at the Rennes courlmartial. In  an interview wilh the major just published he was asked whether he desired  thp post of magistrate and he leplied:  "What could I get from the minister of  justice? Those people hate me."  The Duel Story Revived.  AMSTERDAM, December 4.���In spite  of official denials, investigations show  that there is substantial foundation for  the story of a duel having been fought  betwen prince Henry of the Netherlands, husband of queen Wilhemina,  and major Von Tots, the queen's aide  de camp. It appears that at a dinner at  Hetoo her majesty was hurt by some  inattention on the part of the prince  and she spoke to him sharply. Princa  Henry retorted offensively, whereupon  major Von Tots made a remark upon  the impropriety of the prince consort's  conduct. A quarrel followed between the  prince and thc aide de camp and a duel  with swords was fought after dinner.  Von Tots was wounded. He has since  ���removed to Utrecht, to be operated  upon. . .  '<��� ^,  - ~*      1  "It  1  iP  sp&  1<  P*  \ " v-^  -* - ^  *-\         Z   C\\  \ >**!  V    r>%^  j ii."  J. /v.  ��� ^*  if  ' ���'.&  "> h'(\  -*>*-^i  /->;>?.  " . '��Jf  ', .'n'  -    .*������*.  .y iy  Ui  x ,_,vU  *-** ^ K"  - - ��11  ���   x5,  r >  i   J5r|  ..*     *-���  *..  ,  ' ��� ���i.ii  i ->-.'-'  '���.",-''���  -7- Z/ i  '��r   ( fl'  -i; ifV  :���'  ,-,,*  <MV��WTit��tf��4^M��.l^.~r-  . ~,��flCI"t..>  ^<Fg.<;~1>iia'5yv*iP'-*'*;:. iS*-  THM..^ELSOtt TRIBUNE   THURSDAY  MOttNBffG,- DECEMBER 5, 1901  -a ,'a',a-'ia,s?'4g"-?g>-T��'  m   to  &*&#:���&   #��  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to.  ISCC UPOU ATED 1070  c oim: je^a-intst  im.  I  CHRISTMAS GIF'TS0  It iseems, perhaps, a lit tlo early to mention them, hut ovory tarty prefers  to glvo her friends something of hor own handiwork and it is high time to  select and choose tlio necessary material. Wc liavojuht roceived u very com-  plcto assortment of Uel'lmg's eclebralcil stamped goods, consisting of  Sideboard Scarfs,  Laundry Bags,  Tea Cloths,  Shaving Cases,  Dailies,  Veil Cases,  Pin Cushion Tops,  Embroidery Bags,  Bread Cloths,  Photo Frames,  Tray Clothes,  Button   Bags,  Centrepieces,  (in all bizes)  Colored Denim  Cushion Tops,  Etc. Etc.  Etc.  y  w  to  to  to  M  to  to  to  to  to  to  A lovely lot of articles in handworked Irish Linen to select from.  Every shade of Embroidery Silks-in Stock.  THE JUKI'S BAY CO  BAKER STBEET, NELSON, B. C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  JJ)  ,1'   ������_.       ���-������  ���  _1_  is likely to take   in   ow   affairs.    The  non-progressive   element   say,   "0,   we  " cannot install a power plant for $150,-  "000,   and* if we   could   it would  take  " three years to do the work."   The progressive element think for themselves.  The non-progressive element have given  that job over  to  the  manager   of  the  -West   Kootenay Power   &   Light Company, and merely echo his sentiments.  iNo town has ever  amounted  to  much  ithat has allowed a corporation to control it.   Nelson will be no exception to  'the rule, and the element that is striving to turn the city over to the West  (Kootenay Power & Light Company are  .Nelson's worst enemies.  NEW  BOOKS  We have not completed the extensive alterations to  our store yet, but  that does not prevent us from doing  business. 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On Saturday next, subscribers >fr  whose Tribunes are delivered by ��������  carrier will be expected to pay ���i-'  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the *  subscription price for the current ���$���  '?   week. ���%���  A special  telegram from Nelson appeared in the   Vancouver   Province   of  Monday which is a tissue of bare-faced  misstatements.    It .was   evidently   sent  out by the gang who are still lamenting  over the defeat of the late-lamented bylaw.   The   telegram   is set  in   double-  column measure with a big scare head,  entitled    "Nelson    People    May    Soon  Walk."   As, 90 per cent of the people of  Nelson have heen walking since taking  up their residence here, being forced to  continue to do so will surely not bring  everlasting   "disaster" to   the   City   of  Nelson.    The Province telegram reads:  " Matters   have   reached   their   present  " crucial point owing to the refusal of  " the City of Nelson to allow the tram-  " way company to supply the city with  " light, although the civic electric plant  " is totally out of date, and well-nigh  " useless."   The City of Nelson owns its  own  electric lighting plant,  as it, does  its own water system.   Civic ownership  of an electric lighting system does not  mean partnership with private corporations   like   the   tramway   company,   a  company incorporated  to  carry people  from one part of the town to another.  .The tramway company has no franchise  to sell power within the city limits, and  even if it had it has no power to sell to  anyone.    It has contracted to take 150  horse-power   from  the West-Kootenay  Power & Light Company, the power to  be used in operating its street cars only.  Nearly   two   years   ago   (in   January,  1900), the then mayor of Nelson (John  Houston) offered to take any power the  tramway company were paying for and  not using, and pay the same price for  it as the tramway company was paying,  Jjut he  y��?s  told  the  West Kootenay  Power & light Company would sot al  low the tramway company to enter into  any such an arrangement. Had that  arrangement been made it would have  saved the tramway company ' $5000 a  year. The only arrangement that the  power company would allow the  tramway compaiy to enter into  with the city was one by which they  (the tramway company) would be allowed to supply-light direct to consumers. Later, on in 1900, a proposition was  made to the'city by the tramway company to light the streets with arc lamps  at a price that would be equal to $10  per horse-power per month". This proposition was rejected by 'the city council. This year the tramway company  and the West Kootenay Power & Light  Company' have been 'more successful in  "working" the city council. They  "worked" the council so successfully  that an arrangement ���' was reached  whereby the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company was to furnish the city  with power for its entire'electric lighting system on a basis of 45 per cent of  the gross earnings. (Yet the city has 300  horse-power effective 'installed in its  own power station). The city solicitor  gave it as his opinion that the proposed  agreement was illegal and that it could  not be entered into. Another'agreement  was then made to purchase power direct from the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company, and mat agreement  was submitted to the property-owners  for their approval. It was defeated by  a vote of 150 to 207. It would be  strange, indeed, if the tramway is a  paying venture. The men who put. their  money into like enterprises in Spokane  and Seattle and Victoria in. the early  days all wish they hadn't, but none of  them begged their respective cities to  make good their losses, and why should  the city of Nelson, a city of 5000 population, make good the losses of its local  tramway company; more especially  when its managers have joined forces^  with the West Kootenay Power & Light  Company in an attempt to render valueless an asset that has cost the city $70,-  000, and which is today earning $1000  a month over and above all expenses?  If Nelson is to increase in population,  we must show we liave advantages that  other places have not got. The location  of Nelson is a good one, but the world  is full of good locations for towns.  People cannot live off vacant lots; they  must have something more substantial.  If we can show the manufacturer that  ho can make his wares to as good advantage in Nelson as anywhere else in  the province, he will consider our claims  before deciding on a location. If we can  show thc wholesale dealer in merchandise that he can distribute his goods to  better advantage from Nelson than from  Vancouver or Victoria, he will more  than likely consider our claims. One  manufacturer locating here will tend to  cause others to do likewise, just as one  wholesaler causes others to follow him.  Power, light, and water are all factors  in manufacturing, just as transportation facilities are in distributing the  goods of the wholesale merchant. Nelson has unequaled transportation facilities, she has an almost unlimited  supply of water within easy reach, and  she has power going to waste at her  doors. Were the power that is going to  waste developed, the city would be in a  position to offer inducements in the  way of power and llgnt to manufacturers; inducements that no other city  in British Columbia could offer. Is it  worth the effort? The progressive element say it is. The element that is  non-progressive say the risk is too great  to take; that the city would be foolish  to spend $150,000.. in installing a power  plant on Kootenay river, when the  West Kootenay Power & Light Company stands ready to. sell the city power  at $45 a horse-power, per year. The  progressive element contend that the  West Kootenay Power & Light Company will not give anyone special inducements to locate at Nelson, so that  the city cannot hope to advance through  any interest that the -power company  Before he was elected mayor, Frank  Fletcher was of the opinion that the  city had a valuable asset 'in the electric  lighting plant and business, for did he  Inot say so in his printed address to the  I electors? ' He continued   to have   that  '.opinion until the   refinery   proposition  came up for consideration  (in' August  last), for did he not get the council to  pass a by-law -appropriating money to  purchase land for a site for a powerhouse, and did he not do several other  j things that he was asked to do in regard  {to the same matter by the member for  Nelson who'was then in Victoria?   Why  did the consideration   of   the' refinery  | proposition, which was left to a com-  imittee of three, namely, S. S. Fowler,  ���John   Houston,   and   A>rank   Fletcher,  'change his worship's views  as to the  .value   of   the   city's   electric   lighting  j plant and business?   It might be mentioned in this connection that his worship entirely ignored the other members'  jof the   committee   when   the   negotiations were pending   with- the   refinery  i people;   they were not  invited to any  .'of the conferences; they were looked on  !by his worship as sort of fifth wheels  'to his band-wagon.   But from the time  his worship began negotiating for that  refinery his interest in the city's power  plant on Kootenay river began to wane,  until now he has lost all interest in that  scheme.    According to mayor Fletcher,  the city's electric ligiiting plant is no  gcod and is  hot now   earning  a  cent.  Yet there are people in Nelson who believe  the city's' expenditure  of $70,000  on the electric ligiiting plant has been  money well spent, and .they, believe that  the plant is earning money.    The city  has one ofiicial who does not hold office  because of service rendered anyone during an election campaign.   That official  is the city auditor.    Auditor McDermid  received his appointment because he was  known to be an expert accountant, and  he has rendered the city good service  for two years. Why.does not the mayor,  iri an open session of the council, ask  auditor McDermid for an official statement as to the cost of the electric lighting plant, the cost of its maintenance  and operation, and its earning capacity?  Why not let the people have a statement  from an official" who is   entirely   independent of the faction that looks up to  mayor Fletcher as the official mouthpiece of the city?   Dare the mayor do  it?   Dare any of his henchmen in the  council do, it?   If not, then let alderman  Irving and Madden ask for the statement, and see _ if the  mayor   and   his  henchmen will oppose the giving out of  such'a statement  In the United States there are millions of acres of arid lands in the west,  all of which belong to the United States.  These lands are worthless without  "water:-With���water���they���would���be-  among the richest of all the rich areas  of that wonderfully rich country. President Roosevelt believes the general  government should bring water on these  lands, and do it as a public work. This  goes to show that the United States hats  a statesman as president. In British Columbia there are also millions" of acres  of wild land, all of which belong to the  province. These lands are practically  worthless without railway. - facilities.  With railway "facilities they would be  sought after by the prospector, th j  farmer, and the stock raiser. Had British Columbia a statesman at the" head of  her government these railways ' would  be undertaken as public works. But the  nearest approach ��� to statesmanship is  the declaration made by E. V. Bodwell  of Victoria, who aspires to the premiership. He would secure the building of  the needed railways with large cash  subsidies from the provincial treasury  and large grants of land from the public domain. The cash subsidies and the  land grants would help build railways  that when completed would be the.property of private corporations, and not  the property of the people. Is it any  wonder that our province does not. prosper, when the best we can get in the  way of statesmanship is Mr. Bodwell's  railway policy?  The Tribune this .morning prints the  full text of president Roosevelt's message on the labor . question. It should  be read carefully by every working-man  and every business'man ih Kotenay and  Yale.   The Economist, which is edited" by  David Mark Carley, says the people of  Nelson should drop their differences  and work together to secure one end���  the advancement of Nelson. There are  two elements in Nelson. One, the Pro-,  grcsahr $ want to advance the gut's la-  to  to  -y$'^'^'T^'^'Tnt'v$i'\Sb.'i&"t$'i!��''_il��'.mt'y��:w��'ft��Zn�� JS\ t��^'%L'/vkz"*m-m'''^L'^**''**'',0m'"**'',0m''^''  fZf       $-'.        ''y &���������        ���'*:������*.*-...- -���-_���-;        >,:. . "������*"���' ���"'���' ::    ''.���*'���  to  to  to  fix  to  to  to  ON THURSDAY OF  THIS WEEK WE WILL  SELL THE BALANCE  OF OUE STOCK OF  LADIES' MANTLES AND COSTUMES  to  to  to  AND CHILDREN'S COATS AT HALF PRICE   to   -. ������ $  to  to  to WE WILL ALSO SHOW EXCEPTIONAL BARGAINS IN LADIES' FLANELETTE-WEAR to  to to  to GOODS   AND  PRICES  TO SUIT ALL /f\  to: ' to  to  to ���  H- f% -.Hi I*     IK��II\I1 i/V,    1 .1 1   *  to  �����' 36 Baker Street, Nelson. " W  S$!^.^.10.^.^.^..00.*-i0-0i.0>-^.rr.r*.^./0.^.  ,-k- .�����,. ^.^.-^.n.,.^. *���..����.>��. .jg.-��.>��.-���,  ~ " ^^^* * * *^^^��  - ^^^^ - -��^^^fc     ^bi^ -*.. ^^^^     ��^^^ i, t* ^^^   t ^^^    ^   ^^^%^ ( ^^^k   ^   ^^^^     ^^^    _^^^^^     ^^^^     _^^^^ ^!W0 ^_^._\W      ^^^0_     ^_.___^0      ^^^0     0^__w      ^^^0     f^^^      ^^^^      ^F^0      ^^^      ^___Wr _    ^R^      ^^^0  00'00  l$Y9'f  terests; the other, the Non-Progressive,  want" to' advance the interests of the  West Kootenay Power &' Light Company. David,, the two elements won't  mix. You might as well try to mix oil  and water.  The gang who are now at work sending out telegrams regaraihg Nelson are  pronounced _ our '"best people." What  kind of people must our worst be?  FAVOR NICARAGUAN ROUTE  Report of Canal Commission.  . Washington!' d.''"c.,' Dec'emD-iA.���  The report v._ the isthmian canal commission, was, sent to congress today. The  commission, as' anticipated " several  weeks ago, favors "the Nicaraguan route  and 'makes''an"estimate of $189,864,062  as the'total cost of construction of the  canal through Nicaragua. . With--.adequate force and -plant, the commission  estimate that the Nicaragua canal can  be completed in six years",' exclusive of  two years for prepartion: "Ten years is  estimated to complete the "Panama canal.' The total length of the .Nivaragua  canal is, 183.C6 miles and' the Panama  route, 49.09 milesrThe" estimated cost "of  operating and .maintaining the' Nicaragua canal is $1,350,000 -greater' than  that ot the Panama canal. ,The estimated time for a deep di aught" vessel  so<pass through thie -Nicaragua :canal "is  33 hours. The Nicaragua, route, - the report says, is more advantageous" for  commerce, save that originating on the  west' coast of South America. -For the  Gulf ports the advantage is two^ days  and" for most of the ports'on the Atlantic-and Pacific one day. The'Nicaragua route is said'to be better foi*'sailing vessels on account of favorable  winds. Hygenic conditions "also favor  Nicaragua. Considering all  facts  devel-  _op_eilj*)y_jnvestigations_made_by_the_c'om^  mission, the actual situation as it now  .stands, and having in view, the terms  offered by the New Nicaragua, Canal  Company, this commission "is bf the  opinion that the most" feasible and  practicable route for an isthmian canal  to be under the control of the United  Siates is that known as the-.Nicaragua  route."  ARCHITECTS.  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, .Nelson.  DRAYAGB.  FURNITURE, ��� PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully- at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's second Hand store,-Ward street.   FURNITURE._���;   D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postofflce building, Vernon street.  Nelson.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  'ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES.   W. F. TEETZEL, & CO.���CORNER OF  Baker and -Josephine , streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers ln assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Flre Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado.   ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  ln telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Hou_i-  ton Block, Nelson.   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  BEWARE OF IMITATIONS  Our Compound Syrup of White  Pine and Tar  CURES.COUGHS AND COLDS  Beware of the "Just as Good" kind.  Insist on getting the Genuine C. D. &  B. Compound Syrup of White Pine and  Tar. "    ��� _���' ��� -  .  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  P. BURNS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers, in fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.    GROCERIES.  '  KOOTENA* SUPPLY COMPANY, L1M-  lted.���Vernon Btreet, Nelson, wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MA.(JDONALD & CO.--V.OKNER OF  Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers ln blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and miners' -sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers in* provisions;  cur<*i1 wipat*"***. butter and eggs.  LIQUORS AND DRY  GOODS.  TURMER, BEETON & CO.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale-dealers in-liquors,-clgars-and dry-  goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary.  Following,Father's Footsteps.  NEW YORK, December 4:���A dispatch  to the Tribune from London says: "The  prince of Wales is quickly adapting  himself to his great position',' and in accepting the office as president of' St.  Bartholomews hospital he is followng  worthily in the footsteps of his father,  who ,has always taken the greatest interest in the hospitals of London.  CLASSIFIED ADS.~  ARTICLES IFOR SALE.  SEWING MACHINES OF ALL' KINDS  for snle or re it at the Old Curiosity Shop.   2 FOR SALE.   _; _   T~  "^trSAUC   Orf^TcTTuSNT^rA.   PIAXO;  nearly new.   Apply It. VV. Day, Madden block.  HELP WANTED.  WA NTED���LAD Y COMPANION OR BOARD-  er, for winter months; comfortable -home. Address Box 7i), Nelson.      . . - "   -  SITUATIONS WANTED. -  WANTED���THK CARE OF'OFFICES OR  rooms. Will go out to do -housowork by the  hour or day. Orders left at The Tribune offlco,  addressed to Mrs. Curry, will lmvo prompt  ntlention.  ;....,.   ���......_.,,....   .LOST.   r-y-:~-,r    r**-r*  N"0TI0ES OF MEETINGS.  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.  3       NELSON LODGE, NO. 23., A. P. &  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each   mouth.   Sojourning   brethren    Invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO! 22 F. O. E.-  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of  each month nt Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL AHOH CHAPTER NO.  123, G. R, C���Moot8 third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Chas. G. Mills, Z;  Thos. J. Sims, S. li.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  Ull^^lto     *Oi��ilJl\.   .NO.   ���*!>!    VV.   If.   ot  M.���  Meets ln Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James WHKs, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Marine men $3.50, hammersmen $3.25, muck-  jrs, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  K.-W.-C. Block.  Corner Ward and Bakor Sta  " SEAGRAM "  THE LEADING CANADIAN WHISKEY  TRY IT  IN BULK, 2, 4, and 7 years old,  IN CASES, '83 and Star.  Delivered from the warehouse in Nelson  E. P. RITHET & CO., LTD.  VICTORIA, B. C.  A. B. GRAY,  Kootenay Representative.  P. O. BOX 521. NELSON, B. C.  IMPERIAL BBEWING COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  KOOTENAY   COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealere ln Tea and Coffee  ************************  Wo are ofToring at lowest prices the besb  grades o Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Toas.  Our Bo3i\ Motha^and Java Coffeo, per  pound; 9 40  Mocha and Java Blond, 3 pounds  1 00  Choico Blond Cofl'ee, I pounds  1 00  Special E'end Coffee, 6 pounds  I 00  Rio Blond Cofl'ee, G pounds  1 00  Special Blond Ceylon Tea, por pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  ABOUT (5:30  THURSDAY   EVENING   BE-  'twcen^William Hunter & 'Co.'s storej- tho'poHt-  oflioe.and tho C. P. K' Land office on West Bakor  street, a silver opoa-fncod watch with, photo.on  face; (fold chain and four charms;$3 gold piece'  a gold locket, a gold heart and a moss-agatc mihj ���  "ature curling stone. -: Finder will bo'handsomely *  rewarded by .returning saiiic to AVilliam- Hunter 1  & Co.'s s'orc. ..... "....'.*'  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  CHOP HOUSE]        ���  PIONEER      CHOP      HOUSE.      JOHN  Spear,. proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel;  Salter street,.. Nelson. Open .day. And plgbL  .  "-Ityt Kicnlo and traveling  Lii aches a  Itt>Kfes  en fOtortest Botfoa,  . BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196, OP THE  international Journeymen Barbers' Union  or America, meets first and third Mondays  of each month in Miners' Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting members .Invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  secretary  LAUNDRY WORKERf? UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday' in every month, at 7:30 o'clock p.  m;: B. Pape, president; A.- W. McPee, secretary.*.  _    ".���������'   ���* ���"'  ' CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS .WED-  nesday evening of each-week at* 7 o'clock,  In Miners' Union Hall.. C.: J. Clayton,  president; Alex. B. Murray, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays. In each month at Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee. nresident; Henry Bennett, secretary.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BREWBBB ANU B0TTMC9H OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trader j  BREWERY  AT   NELSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE  MANHATTAN-  MANHATTAN.  ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside DGors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish,  local and coast.  Flooring  local iisd coa&t. **  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  . Shingles .'  Bough and  Dressed Lumber  - ot all kU-.da ���  I�� WHAT YOV WANT IS J-CHT IK fWOOX  wk wim, xsB.-,-. tx s-ok row  CAZA. Mill dS.1 PHIOJ-S,  HAM. AN*D I.AI-fC BTOKH'TP, KWHOV  (J************************.  X OV COUKSK YOU WANT THE BEST- (j��  |fc TJ1BN   GO   TO >f��  $  ARTHUR    GEE 5  oi      - ty  X in Tromont Block. He will suit you. ift  Mi Largo stock of imported season's goods, j  yji |  3  *************************  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST BRAND8  LIQUOR8   AND   CIGAR8.  COOKS AND "WAITERS UNION NO. Ill,  W. L. Ui, meots at. Miners' Union Hall on second and. last Tuesdays in ovory-month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. B. Sloan, president: J. P. For-  pestell, sooretary H.'M. Fortier, Snaiicirl secretary. .  -PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in tbe Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J. IX llbjrer. ��� pre_dd��at; WilUan  Vie*. Bacrebur. P. <a Box UL "  Telbpuone 115  ORDER YOUR  Telephone 35  COAL  PROM  KELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER GO.  ANTHRACITE AND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Ofllce: Baker SU-cet,    ,  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 26fi.  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and. Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Lime Sc Mann!  I'acturing Company. General commorcial agents  nnd brokers.  Ail coal and wood strictly cash on dolivrry  TELRPHOMRMT.  Office 184 EaRer St.  TTTTT-riiiiixiiirixiirCT.Tixinxxxxigiiixiiiniii^axrr;:  THEO iVIADSOlN  MANUFACTURER op  TENTS AP AWNIHCS[  P. O. Box 70 NELSON,  B. O,  lizi^.txiiijiiiJiu.xxi3X{*ccgmgtiii����ii��*i)axixcxscxiig  NEWLING & CO.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL AWWHMMH",   ���.  -. "��� Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' Hall)  Offlee: Two Doers WmiCKR OUtfei    p.o.b��c 633 nelson, b.c  Sf     !  -V  I  fl SS^&^seaeessisss  ���^���**a5__a^s**_ffit_8**-i_3-_��^  _ _ v~r  JZ-.f*  L.I  hi  THE NELSON TEiBtJNE, THURSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 6, 1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, aU paid tip.-...$12,000,000.00  REST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       42-7,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal.. .President)  Hon. George A. Drummond Vico-Prosidonb  E. S. Cloi'iton General Manager  NELSON BRANCH '  Corner Baker and Kootenay Streeta.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  Branches ln London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all the principal cities In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchango and Cable  Transfers. ���   ���       ..������_._.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available ln any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  CURRENT RATI! 08\ INTEREST PAID.  fs GRADUALLY LENGTHENING  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  '    WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       -     -     -     $8,000,000  HeBorve Fund,       -     -     -     -  $2,000,000  AGC3ECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  o       Presidont.  B. E. Walker,  General Manager  London Office, GO Lombard Street. B. O.  New York   Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and (ft BranehoH in Canada aud tho  United States.   ���  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorest allowed on doposits.   Present rate  three por cent.  GRANGE  V, HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  IMPERIAL BANK  OF    0-A.-__nT-A.ID_A.  Capital (paid up)  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,850,000  To a Twenty-five Hour Day.  There is a common cry among the  busy people of this world: "Oil, but I  wish the day were an hour longer!" As  a matter of fact no less an authority  than sir Robert S. Ball, the distinguished English astronomer, declares  that today is longer than yesterday and  yesterday longer than the day before  and U_at ,the> tpwnty-iivo hours wiU  eventually arrive.  More consoling still to those who find  the present twenty-four hour day all too  short is tho reflection that the future  has in store not only the tewnty-flve  hour day, but one of even thirty hoars  a.ud over.  This announcement, startling as it  may appear to some and absurd to  others is based on -.sound scientific  logic. Tracing back farther and farther  ihrough the vista of time, we encounter  days of twenty-throe hours, of twenty-  two hours, of twenty hours, of ten, of  eight, and even of six hours. But this  was long, long ago.  Sir Robert Ball was delivering a lecture in the Lowell Institute course in  Boston, Massachusetts. His subject was  the "Origin of the Earth." In considering thc action of the tides ho show'ed  that they have an influence in slowing  up the earth's motion of rotation. It is  gradual, of course. In fact, it is too  gradual lo be-perceptive'even with the  aid of the most accurate chronometer,'  as the aggregate addition to the day's  length even.a few centuries hence will  not amount to more than a fraction of -  a second.  At-the end of a million years it will  take the earth seventeen minutes longer to revolve once around its own axis  than it. does today. The aggregate of the  loss in 4,000,000 years will be about an  hour, making a twenty-five-hour day.  This line of deduction may be followed  out ad infinitum or until the earth actually ceases to revolve at all.  On the other hand, the day of 4,000,-  000' years ago was about twenty-three  hours long. There is evidence that the  rotation of the earth was once four  times as rapid as now. In other words,  the' day was only six hours long. But  this must have been from 50,000,000 to  300,000,000  years -ago.  The advent of the twenty-five hour  day or even of the day when the present  arrangement of recording time has become inaccurate, may necessitate the  complete reconstruction of watches,  clocks and chronometers, provided that  such things are. still' in use when such  day arrives. The twenty-five hour day  will bq divided into two .halves of  twelve hours and thirty minutes each.  The old fashioned noon hour will be  passed out of date arid the sun will  reach its meridian at 12:30, noon, thirty  minutes behind the present scheduled  time. *���  i==jX!hc=obstacles===wliic]i===confron.t=-ith_u  manufacturer of the twenty-five hour  timepiece may be obviated by adding  two minutes and thirty seconds to the  ' present hour of sixty minutes and maintaining the present standard of twenty-  four hours. We may even���but who can  pretend to tell just what the inhabitants  of this, earth may or may not do 4,000,-  000 years from now?  One thing is reasonably certain, however. Ih case the earth is still inhabited when the twenty-five hour day arrives, some people will be heard to exclaim: "Oh, but I wish the day were an  hour longer!"  Another interesting fact whicli, sir  Richard Ball said, may now be considered established beyond dispute, is  that the earth is gradually dissipating  its heat into space. This heat is moving  out from the center of the earth to the  surface, and the amount there lost  each year would be sufficient to melt a  film of ice covering the earth's surface one-tenth of an inch thick.  This small quantity does not seem  of much moment, but it must be remembered that it is an influence always acting in the same direction, and these influences which act always in the same  direction are the architects of the universe. The geological forces act with  the greatest energy for perhaps hundreds of thousands of years, and. then  they begin, to tear dow*n what they have  built up. These forces may get back near  to where they have begun, but the influences that act always the same way  do accomplish wonders in the millions  of years of time "through which they  work.  If the earth.is losing heat, and has  been losing it, it was formerly hotter  than it is now, and continuing this argument back into the dim age,'we see  it was red hot, white hot and even  molten.  In the days when the earth's rotation  was four times as rapid as now it had  possibly sixteen times more energy  than at present. Energy is never lost,  but it is transformed into heat, and in  its radiation of heat the earth has  parted with so much of its original energy.  Ingenious investigators, one building where the others finished, have  found a means of computing the heat  gguiraleni of tidal action, and the grad-1  ient would be 1 degree for every 2000  feet, so that this cause is inadequate to  account for the SO degrees, which is the  unknown gradient. It will then be understood that the gradient of 80 degrees  is due to internal heat, and.in the past  the earth was hotter, even beyond the  possibility.of surface, and back of that  gases, "in fact, a nebula. It extended out  far -.beyond its present limits; it  touched the other great nebula, the  sun; it was part of it; the same chemical elements composing both.  But whatever the term, the earth is  more rigid than solid steel. It is so rigid  that the shocks.of earthquakes and volcanoes are transmitted' through it  with twice the velocity of passage  through steel. The intense heat of the  center of the earth is strikingly shown  by volcanic eruptions, that of Karatoa,  for example, when every particle of the  solid earth and the surrounding atmosphere tingled in response to the mighty  explosion. Vehement as was this eruption, sending as it did millions of.tons  of the earth's crust high into the air,  it was but a puny effort compared with  the mighty outbursts of the time when  the^ earth was young. It then had vast  quantities of heat to dissipate, and to  these eruptions that of Krakatoa was  but a popgun.  HKAD  OFFICK, TORONTO, ONTABIO.  Branches in Northwest, Territories. Provinces of  llritish Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND.. President  D. R. WILKIE General Manner.  __. HAY Inspector.  NELSON   BRANCH,  "      BURNS BLOCK.  A goneral banking business transacted.  'Savings Department,���Deposits received and  intorest allowed.  Drafts told, available in all parts of Canada,  United Statos and .Europe.  .   Special attention given to collections.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  WILD RIDE IN THE DARKNESS  ^tff>'0*'    0 ' 00'00'00'^f'^'00* 00'00' 00'00'00'^0'^'00 0^0, '^'������^������^^���^���^���^���^���^���^������^������^.���^.���^.^.^.���^g^  m : ' : : ������ W  - - Ji\  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Bills in the  Senate.  WASHINGTON, December 4��� Senator Lodge introduced.' a bill providing  for .the removal of the ten years' limit  section of the Chinese exclusion act,  thus leaving thc provisions of the Geary  act in force. The act, which was approved May 5th, 1S92, excluded the Chinese indefinitely, but the Scott act of  November 3rd, 1893, limited the exclusion to ten years, ln case there is no legislation in the meantime the ten year  limit would expire next May.  WASHINGTON, December 4.���Senator Hoar today, introduced a bill for the  protection of the president of the United  States.- It provides that anyone who  shall kill the president, or shall make  an attempt on- the life of the president,  shall be punisned by death.' Any person  who shall counsel or advise the killing  of the president shall be imprisoned  twenty years. Any person who shall aid  the escape of any person* concerned in  the killing or counseling of the killing  of the president shall be punished equally as an accomplice.  Claims for Coronation Services  NEW YORK, December 4.��� Close  upon sixty claims for services performed at the coronation of king Edward  have been submitted for consideration  to the court of claims, which meets in  the privy council chamber at White  Hall today, says a London dispatch to  the Tribune. Afnong other curious  claims is that of the duke, of Norfolk,  as lord of the workshop, to present a  pair of gloves to the sovereign and to  hold the scepter with the' cross while  the peers do homage. Besides this  =special=claim=the=duke=in-the=right***?of=  the earldom.of Arundel claims tne office of butler at the banquet. Nobody  who was, present at the proceedings of  the last court, which sat in 1838, is now  alive, but precedent, as revealed by. the  records; will be strictly followed. In  virtue of the office of lord chancellor,  lord Halsbury is expected to preside  over the court today.  Great Britain ar.d Menelik.  NEW YORK, December 4.���A letter  from Jibuti, East Africa, is. quoted by  the Paris correspondent of the London  Times and credits Great Britain with  adroitness in her dealings with emperor  Menelik. It says Great. Britain has induced the negus to leave dormant the  frontier question while the South African war lasts, and that Great Britain  intends to settle this question finally in  a manner detrimental to Abyssinia.The  letter asserts that the various British  missions to Abyssinia were designed to  pave the way for the seizure of the vast  territory separating the Egytian Soudan from Uganda Meanwhile, he says,  the Abyssinian Exploration Company  has purchased from the negus for ��85,-  000 the mines of the equatorial provinces. It is asserted that colonel Harrington' skillfully gained   an   excellent  footing, with emperor Menelik.  ..-������,..>'      ��� .  Duke of Hamilton Weds.  LONDON, December 4.���The duke of  Hamilton was quietly married at Salisbury today to Miss Nina Poore. .The  ceremony took place at noon. Only a  dozen near relatives were present. Two  little girls acted as bridesmaids. No  recption followed the wedding. In  short, there was an entire absence of  the elaborate functions usually attending ducal weddings.  Minister Wants to .Resign.  ST. PETERSBURG, December 4.���The  minister of public instruction, general  Van Novski, has resigned, but at the  czar's request he will remain in office  until the new year. The minister's resignation is the outcome of the interposition of the minister of the interior, M.  Sipiaguine, in the student troubles, the  czar having approved the latter's policy  of severity, ���_.J. _���*,., j :, ..  Conductor Amblet's Adventure.  DENVER, November 23.���After * as  wild a ride in black, darkness as any"  nian ever took, ^and after jumping 'in*  the dark from the rear of a train going at a tremendous speed, Charles A.  Ambler, a freight conductor on the  Santa Fe railroad, is able to sit up in  bed and tell how it happened. Three of  his ribs are broken, his shoulder is dislocated and his body is one bruise from  the soles of his feet to the top of his  head, yet. he expects to go out again on  his run within a few weeks.  Ambler was. conductor of an extra  freight train composed of twenty-three  ballast-cars loaded "with iron ore, and  one car loaded with bridge timbers.  There were 1607 tons of freight in the  train, and two �� of the heaviest engines  on .the road were necessary to pull.it  up the steep grade toward Palmer Lake.  Just before midnight the train pulled  into a siding caled - Bruce, two miles  this side of the top of the divide, to let  the night passenger train pass. In  starting the train on the main line  again, one of the "knuckles" in a coupling was broken and the train stopped  to have it replaced. It had just cleared  the switch to the main line, when the  coupling broke in front of the eleventh-  car, leaving twenty-one cars of ore,  one of bridge -iron and the caboose in  the^rear.'  All of the crew were forward, where  they had been replacing the broken  knuckle, and Ambler-was alone in the  caboose. His first impulse was to jump  when he felt the train start back down  the hill, and then he ��� remembered another "extra" coming,behind him, and  rushed to the hand-brakes. In almost a  moment the' train was moving at a  rapid rate. The brakes apparently had  no effect in.checking tne speed of the  train. In a mile the great projectile  was shooting down the grade around  sharp curves, and on the ever-increasing grade down���sixty miles an hour.  ��� .-The speed blew,out the. end lights on  the caboose, which led the train, and  Ambler could not keep his lantern lighted for a moment. In absolute darkness  he worked his way back over the cars.  The train was pitching and swaying as  though it would leave the track at every  curve, and to jump across the intervening blackness from* one flat car to another took a high degree of courage.  The loose red hematite "ore, rattling  about in the cars, sent up' a dense cloud  of dust, almost choking the conductor.  Still he-worked his way back, setting the  brakes as he went, but with no checking of the swift motion.  As the train reached Castle Rock Ambler set the last brake on the last.car,  and decided to get off. He was powerless to do anything further to prevent  either a collision or the derailment of  the cars, and it seemed almost certain  that in one way or the other the whole  heavy train would be "piled up," making the instant killing, of any person on  it almost equally certain: :  =*=-The=gondola=-had=a=hahd-rail^only=a=  foot long, and no step with which Ambler might dismount. . He swung himself out and down as far as he could,  so that his foot reached the ground:  But the speed was so great that the  slighest touch of his foot to the ground  tended to throw him back. At last,  just opposite the Castle Rock station,  he let loose and was piled up in a heap  on the 'cinders between the main and  side tracks..  Ambler has no recollection, further  than of when he let go, until he came  to consciousness, perhaps an hour, later,  and saw by the light, that he was near  a station. He then called for help, and  the operator responded. Ambler's injuries wero dressed, and he was sent  to Denver.  By the block system, the extra train  following behind was stopped at Se-  dalia. The runaway was longer than  the Sedalia switch, and so it was necessary to stand the other, train on the  main line, and open both" ends ,vof the  switch, so that tiie runaway could go  around. It was feared that the cars  would jump the track at the switches,  b)ut the whole three men went around  . them without a break, though going  then at fully forty miles an hour.  ? The other train crew heard the rails  singing under the approaching cars,  then saw them swing past with a deafening roar and clouds of dust, with  every break-shoe splitting a shower of  sparks and flames, and in an instant, the  black bulk was gone down the track.  . At Littleton the grade lessens and the,  brakes began to take hold, so that the'  train slowed up and came to a stop in  front of the Littleton depot. If Ambler  had not. set the brakes it would have  probably have been necessary to run it  into the derailing switch, to stop it."  Just as the train drew out at Spruce  and started up the hill conductor Ambler  looked at his watch and found it was  11:57 p. m. When he fell off at Castle  Rock the jar stopped the watch at 12:23  a. m. The distance between the points  is twenty miles. The train had slowed  somewhat when he jumped, but, nevertheless traveled the twenty miles in  twenty-three minutes, or at the rate of  fifty-two miles an hour. At some points  in its journey it is beleived the rate was  nearer eighty miles an hour.  At Larkspur there is a sharp: curve,  and so great was the speed that the operator listened for the  crash of thej  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  DO NOT WAIT UNTIL IT IS TIME TO CUT THE XMAS TREE BEF0EE TOU 0RDEE YOUR  HOLIDAY GOODS AT JACOB DOVER'S, " THE JEWELER."  Recognizing the demand for "A Better Class of  Goods," we  have  decided to offer only such Roods that we know are  first quality  and  latest designs.  Prices have been figured very low, to tempt the closest buyers  In Pearl and Diamond Brooches we have the  largest  and   bept  selected line in the country, and prices  and  styles   to  make  them   >f>ady  sellers. c  Diamonds bought early and judiciously, consequently we can qiicte  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  Looso or Mounted  WATCHES  Killed und Gold  GOLD BROOOHBS  Latest designs  GOLD SET RINGS  Ladies and Gents.  '    GOLD LOOB33TS  With and without stones  - OOLD CHAINS      a  All weights  GOLD OtJPF PINS  With and without stones  GOLD GUARDS  10 and U karat  GOLD NOVELTIES  SILVER NOVELTIES  Of all kinds   "  Jacob Dover, "The Jeweler.  ����  C. P. R. Time Inspector  NELSON, B.C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ,00.000j0^.0��l'000*00*00'00'00;0*0��_. -w-w*^*^9^*Sk*MSt'���8>*S8fc*iSfc' ^** ^'^^ **�� S��' ^fc �� ^Bfc �� ^ . *^. ���********% ymfM"  r ^_m_m____W ^____t___0 ^_____t__0 ^^_m_t__0 ^_____m_90 4H|^b^ ^Km___0 9_^_^_t/01^^^" B^^ ^^0 ^tfk *^^^t_*^L__W__t ^^^^H�� ^^^^He ^^^^W5 ^^^^^0_. ^^^^Hc ^^^^^0. ^^^^^0. ^^^^^0. ^^^^^5 ^^^^~5 ^^^^P5 *^^^^B? ^^^^^0 ^^^^^fe ^^*^____W ______t__\__WW__ __. W  �� ^5T* *y ��� *?��� ^T * ^- �� ^y - y�� ^\* ^.'^ * ^ ^* 0m^ %^0 %00*00*00*00*00* ^0 m 00*00 ^^0*00*000*00 ��� ^S ���^Sm^^m  SW^^ * ��&&  4f ~ * "*-   /��-M_HPKa_M��M aaxmimmmA   J_t\__\   I     w��m __ j/*'  /r  train. He estimated the speed at  eighty miles an hour. -The crew of the  train *went on to Palmer Lake and  waited there until the news came that  Arnbler had escaped, and that the train  had been stopped. -  Will Probably Surrender.  - NEW YORK, December 4.���A dispatch  to the Herald from Colon, Colombia,  says general Domingo Diaz, the insurgent leader, with a government officer,  has taken a train for Panama. His going  to Panama indicates that he has decided to surrender to general Alban and  obtain the freedom of his force from  imprisonment. 'Announcement has been  made that all political offenses committed previous to November 28th by  the liberals who surrendered in Colon  are forgiven.  oo^jP-A-isrir  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated v/ith Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample roomd for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  fflrs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  _l^te_of"the_Rbyal_Hotel"rCalgary'"  iHjadden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomc aro well furnished and  lighted by electneiiy.  The bar is always stocneo Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarko Hotel.  The Best $1 per Day House ln Nelson.  None but white holp employed.   The bar the  bobt.    G.-W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  Imperial Hotel, Nelsor|  (Formerly known as the Silver King)  This hotel, in thc central part of tho city, has  been entirely renovated and improved.  The commodious bar is supplied with all tho  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  under thc personal management of Mr. J. O.  Naisinith.  Thc dining room and restaurant arc conducted  on thc European plan, and theso and the hotel  accommodation arc under tho,. management of  Mrs. Gorman, whoso largo experienco is a guarantee of thc comforts of the.hotel.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and first class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board $5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLJN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manser.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, aiid cigars. Beer on draught. Large  oomfortablo rooms.- Flnit olau tabid bowd.  0FFICE: BAKER STREET WEST, NELSOfl, B. C.  TELEPHONE HQ, 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  GARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  BRICK AND i liVlF. j. . . . .  The Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  ORDERS BY  MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  i-aet-uM  OFFICE: TBAKEB^STIIEET WEST, JIEISOJ*, B.C. TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  matam  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STRKET, NELSON  AMERICAf. AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated Dy Steam 26 Cents to $1  THE  BINDBRY DEPARTMENT OF  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BUBN8 BLOOK. NBLSON.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL RULED BLANK BOOKS  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  Auction Sale  The undersigned will sell by auction  at their sale room opposite the post-''  office a quantity of -  HOUSEHOLD FUENITUREJ  AND OTHER EFFECTS.  ON SATURDAY, DEC. 7% 7:30 p. mf  On view morning' of sale.  0  ���" $*S"i il  ���iY"%n  5 -    ^iS-    ���  ���',:��-�����..  .   _r.   . l&i$  ' ���*��" -V\r i  :i JX,vg;-  '���Z\\~;.X��.$  Z ���' 7-f<sl  '      /' ���",   'Til  ���'<&_-,-..���"'--'i-^-^vl  1 _."-*-<S~-***_t}K j  '     '.*- ^'.''���i^.u  NEWLING & CO.  Office:   Kootenay street, next to Oddfellows'   Hall, - Nelson,   B.C.  0ERTIPI0ATE _0F_IMPB0VEMElfTS 7  ' NOTICE.���Inio minoral claim, situate in" tho  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay Dis-  ,  trict.  Where located:   On tho  east slope of Wild  Horse Mountain, about one mile southwest of  ���  the Eliso.  TAKE NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend, acting as agent for Edward Baillic, free minor s certificate No. b5G1(m, intend, sixty days from tho  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purposo .  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim;  And further take notieo that action, under _eo v  tion 37, must bo commenced beforo tho issuanco  of such Certiilcato of Improvements. ���  Dated this 2Gth day of August, A.D. 1901.   I N. F. TOWNSEND.  OEETIFIOATE  OF  IMPBOVEMENTB.  NOTICE.���Vermont mineral claim, situate in  tho Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay  District. -   >  Whero located: On tho west fork of Rover  Creek, three and one-half miles south of Kooto  nay River.  TAKK NOTICE that I, N. F. Townsend, acting as agent for Albert L Veller. B55789; Herman  L. Keller, 1IJ5788; and Frederick S. Algiers, B42G57,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to tlie Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purposo of obtaining a Crown  Grantottlieabovo^olaimr  >fZi4  Y^''4  . '"i ^.-< .;&  -   .<**.'���>.>*-  ' v "-"-SI  >-?'*  I-I .  I l\A  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must bo commenced beforo tno issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.   - -  Dated this 13th day of October, A.D. 1901.  N. F. TOWNSKND.  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-0WNEB.  To John. J.  McAnclrews or to  any person  or persons to whom he may have transferred his interest in the Black Diamond  mineral claim, situate on the north sido  of  Bear  creek,   about  three   miles  from  ' tho town of Ymir, lying south of and adjoining the Evennig Star mineral claim,  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district,   and  recorded  in  the  recorder's  ofllce for the Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that   I  have   expended   two   hundred  and  twelve    dollars    and     twenty-five     centb ���  ($212.26)  in  labor  and  improvements* upon  the above mentioned mineral claim in order  to hold said mineral claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days from the date of this notice  you  tail or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together with  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. Will  lias  I'M  m  m  I--0"  %%~  "- - ^ ;**  .r, ^  f&��  7" ��� - .Z?-  l  H*S  * - -t&. I  rati  1  -' y:  ��i  r         fl^l  W  V'ttl  m  t. -K*\  > ' *?JI'iZ]  fSrj  SHEBIFF'S SALE.  Province of British  Columbia,  Nelson, West  Kootenay    To wit:  By virtue of two writs of Fiori Facias Issued  out of the Supreme Court of British Columbia at)  the sultfl of A. Osborne and Alexander Crawford,  plftlntiifs. and to me directed, analnst tbo goods  and chattels of John Maxwell Donnelly, defendant, I h��vo feized and taken in Execution all the  right, title and interest of tho snid defendant.  John Maxwell Donnelly, in Ave hundred and  thirty-six thousand and sixty-seven (530 GG7) shares  of the stook of tho Urban Mining Company,  Limited, non-personal liability: to recover the  sum of ono thousand two hundred and sixty-five  dollars and seven conts (S1205.07) and also interest  on ono hundred and thirty-eight dollars and  ninety cnts ($138.90) from the 20th day of December, 1899, until payment at the rate of five per  centum per annum, and interest on eloven hundred and twenty-ono dollars and slxty-Beven  ennta (��1121.67) from tho 2nd day of November,  1901, until payment at the rate or five per centum  per annum, besides sheriff's poundage, officers'  fees, and all other legal incidental expenfes: all  ot which I fhall extioso for sale, or sufficient  thereof to satisfy i��aid judgment, debt and costs,  at my offlco noxt to the Court Houso in the City  of Nelson, B.C., on Friday, the Oth day of December, A.D. 1901, at tho hour of four-thirty o'clock  in the afternoon.  NOTE��� Intending purchasers will satisfy themselves as to interest; and title of the said defendant.  Dated at Sandon, B.C., 27th November, 1901.  S. P. TUCK,  Sboriffof South Kootenay  P.  Ml  hi  OLD PAPERS  TRIBUNE BINDE3Y DEPARTMENT  PtiitaMo for wrap-  ', 25 cents a hun-  Apply at  **-  .* *t revettvMww^'.'-  ^Zr*mv&:Tx ...-***m!?>?M &  XI  fe  1% >  l*i ���  II' ���'  ���I - ���  mz  Ty J  m  IS"  -se:  i-u^s**-  THEtttTEtSOtt TRIBUNE, UHURSDAi?  MOBtfttfG-, DECEMBER 5, 1901  fcfcrf *��� ***��� ***���*���**���***���  Mi  Mi  Mu  Mi  Ml  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  tH  Ml  \K  tli  Mi  VV  ty  IP MAWINC YOUR CHOICE OF CHRISTMAS PRESENTS DD NOT OVERLOOK    $  IHE FACT THAT WE CARRY THE LATEST LIKES OF  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.  ���o-  F. TEETZEL & CO.  Having, added to my stock ..a; large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers wiU do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewhcr.  217 and 219  Bakor Street  LKER  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  RATTAW GOODS  CHIFFONIERS  ROCKERS, CHAIRS  CARPETS AND RUGS  IHYAl SHOE STOSF, Aberdeen B|k'   L GODBOLT (Successor toj illia Bros)  CHRISTMAS PUDDING  We   have  the   best  stock   of peel   and   Christmas  '    fruits in the city.    Everything fresh.   This season's  lemon,   orange  and  citron   peel,   cleaned  currants  and raisins.  Houston Bloek  Nelson, B.C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  TELEOHONE.39.  P. O. BOX 627.  aning Mills  LIMITED. -  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secnta y.  Have just teoeived 3,000,0    feot of logs from Idaho, and we aro prepared to cut lhe largest bill  : of timber of any dimensions or length..   Estimate*** givou at any timo.   Tho largest stock of Bash,  ^Lpora, ai_d moulding., in Kootenay.    COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  OOraiCB ATM. TABOSj COBNEB BA1& AHD JSSOKT _B_B___SI3.  KAILWAT TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  Daily.  CHOW'S NEST'RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Moyie.  Cmnbrook, jMarysville, !��� ort  ,Sli.'(:le,'l_Il.o. Komio. Jlicliel  Hliiinnoro, M-sink, Alavlcod  iiUlhbridKO. Winnipeg, and  all Kaslern poi11Us.  I.KAVH  ������n:IO p. in  Daily  (1:10 p. in,  Dully  S a. in.  8 n. in.  AKKIVX  t p. in.  Daily.  COLUMBIA & KOOTKNAY  RAILWAY  ItoliMnn, N'akiiHi), Arrowhead,  Itovi'b;iokc,unclull|H>iiilMNu;l  und wont on C.I'.It. main line.  Uob.soii, Trail und UokxIuiuI.  Itolison, Cascade, Grand  Korkri, l'hu.nlx, Ureonwood  nnd Midway.  "   (Daily except Sunday)  Hobson, Trail and Holland.  (Daily except Sunday)  10:10 p.m.  Dally  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  MCAVK  10 a.in.  LEAVE  _ p. m.  _ p. m.  SLOCAN IUV15U* HAILW'Y  Slociin City, Silverton, Now  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on tho  Lardo * Trout Lako Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays.)    ;:  ARRIVK  3:10 p.m.  ARRIVE  11 a. m.  11 a.m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE  Depot  !):!() a.m  Mount'in  10:.'i0 a.m.  Daily.  LEAVE  Ka^lO  7 a m.  Nelson  G-00 p. m.  ���EDatly  NELSON &  FORT  SHEPPARD HAILWAY  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  KOOTENAY LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot} .ay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Depot.  (i:J5 p.m.  Mount'in  5:59 p. m.  -Daily  ARRIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p. in.  Nelson  10:30 a.ju.  Daily'  made. There are no two opinions but  that if the vein when cut at the leve) 1  of the present tunnel holds out in value  with the surface indications the holders of the bond will have a rich thing  in the Beatrice.  The flre department nad a couple of  calls yesterday. The first was from a  house on Lake street, in which an electric lamp was permitted to fall upon a  bed and ignite the bed clothes, very little damage being done. The second call  came from the C. P. It. yard in wliich  a car used as living quarters got on flre  through an explosion of a coal oil lamp.  Tho blaze in this case was speedily  brought under subjection although the  flre was outside of the hose limits.  CITY AND DISTRICT,  O. J. Boucher and wife will leave this  evening on the steamer Moyie on a trip  to friends in Ottawa. They expect to be  gone several months.'  A number of prominent mining men  arrived in. the city last evening for the  purpose of attending tne meeting of the  lead producers ot" the district which has  been called for today to consider the  lead situation.  * ,  The collections of the port of Nelson for the past month were $10,109.37,  the value of free imports being $18,654,  and of the dutiable imports $69,496. The  figures show a material increase over  the returns for the corresponding period  of the previous year.  Henry Roy of the London Consolidated Company says his company will  employ upwards of 5<0 men this winter  on the Silver Hill mine as soon as the  tramway is completed, It is thought a  start will be made on the property about  the middle of the present month.  , Tlio case of the Imperial Mines vs.  the ^Valparaiso Mining Company, an adverse action over the title to the ground  contained in the Government mineral  claim in the Goat River mining division :has been postponed until the  "next sitting of the supreme court.  The returns from the port of North-  port for the past week show that there  were exported from the mines and  smelters of - Kootenay via -that point  gold bullion to the value of ��11,214, silver bullion to the value of $21,205, and  silver-lead ore to the value of $9491.  Charles Dundee of the Dundee Mining  Company was in Nelson yesterday. He  had nothing to say with respect to the  deal which has been reported upon the  Dundee beyond the fact that the water  In the property has been pumped out  and that Barney McDonald has com-  -pleted-his-examination-of^the-property.-  The members of the Nelson Operatic  Society are practicing hard for their  performance of the Chimes of Normandy next week. There are rehearsals  every evening this week with a full  dress rehearsal on Monday evening.  The costumes and scenery have arrived  and everything promises a good production of the old time iavorite.  D. W. Moore of the Trail smelter has  returned from St- Paul. He was accompanied by D. C. Johnson of the  Everett smelter, but had nothing to say  with respect to the conference which  took place in that city as bearing upon  the smelting industry of the Kootenays. William Aldridge of the' Trail  smelter went on to Montreal and J. J.  Campbell of the Nelson smelter made a  trip tb New York. r.  There are a number of Nelson men  anxious for service in the new force  which the Dominion government is  about to organize for service in South  Africa. Tom Brown, who served with the  Strathcona Horse, is endeavoring to se-  ���cure a commission in the rcw force,  anc. it is understood tha* Ja k Kraser  and TomVDunn, who also saw service  with th'3 ^Strathcona Horse, are willing  to take'-iheir chances and go out with  the for.ee as privates.if necessary.  : There were but two instruments recorded in the Nelson record office yesterday. One was a bill of sale in which A.  Burgess of Ymir transferred to A. Walr  lace the Barbara mineral claim on Tamarack mountain, and the second was the  recording of an option In which A. J.  Hughes, J. T. Armstrong and N. Riviere gave A. B. Buckworth an option  on the Silver Lake, Union and Montreal mineral claims, located on the  south fork of Porcupine creek, until the  end of February.  Frank Fulmer, who has the bond on  the Beatrice mine in the Lardeau district reports that the tunnel which he  is driving upon the property is now in  a distance of 80 feet and good progress  is being made. As it is estimated that  this tunnel has to be driven for a distance of 500 feet interest in the work so  lax pons upon fhe rate of progress  AT THE JE0TELS.  TREMONT���-A. J. Rainville, Crawford  creek; J. Newman and S. R. Sandberg,  Slocan. .  MADDEN���T. O'Leary, Sandon; W.  D. McGrasby, Rainy Lake; E. Wood,  Ottawa. =  GRAND-CENTRAL���R. W. Caldwell,  Rossland; R. W. Malloy, Slocan; W. H.  Tregear and S. Baroour, Cornwall,  England; John Nichol, Frank; S. Wilson, Ymir.  QUEEN'S���H. K. Livingstone, Robson; C. W. Harrington, Slocan; Mrs. T.  K. Webb and child, Winnipeg;, Mrs. M.  Winters, Syracuse; Thomas Scovel,  Winnipeg, William McVeigh, Owen  Sound; T. P. Davis, Spokane; G. E.  Robertson, Lansdowne; Miss Pearce  Grand Forks.  * HUME���Mrs. F. C. Pink, Kaslo; R.  H. Bryce, Winnipeg; W. Holden, Vancouver; J. G. Hayward, Columbia; J. L.  Wallace, Atlin; M. J. Appleby; WilliaJi  Hunter, Silverton; H.'E. Lazarus, Montreal; R. J. Walker and W. AV. Armstrong. Toronto; A. McAllister, Winnipeg; Charles Of, Enteiyrise; I. M. Ka-.l-  meyer, Toronto; L. J. Cross, Vancouver.  PHAIR���C. Dundee, Rossland; D. B.  Fotheringham, Spokane; S. J. Martin,  Seattle; John S. Retallack, Spokane; J.  A. Kirk, Ymir; D. C. Johnson, Everett;  W. M.- Courts, Detroit; D. W. Moore,  Trail; H. W. C. Jackson, Rossland; G.  W. Hughes, Alamo; O. V. White, Sandon; M. Gintzberger and wife, Sandon;  L. Pratt and John Regan,-Sandon; F.  Robbins; A. C. Gouff and wife, Port Arthur; M. K. Lott, Spokane.  to  to  to  Wallace-Miller Company Suit Settled.  The Wallace-Miller Company, doing  business at Nelson and Greenwood as  dealers in. men's clothing, has had an  airing in court. The^ company is made  up of J. H. Wallace* and C. E. Miller  of Nelson and P. W. George, who travels  for an eastern wholesale house.  About two years ago Wallace & Miller,  then doing business as a partnership,  induced George ,to join them and form  a limited liability company. They represented, so it is said, that their Nelson  store had made a profit of some $iu,U00  the two previous years. Ueorge joined  them and put in $12,962 into the company. Everything went swimmingly  for a time, but the statement for ther  first year's business did not show that  Mr. George had made any great profit  In his investment, and like all capitalists, under like circumstances, he began  to make inquiries. The inquiries led  him to consult a lawyer, and the lawyer  consulted, no doubt, advised him to  begin' legal proceedings. Legal proceedings were commenced, with the result  that yesterday a settlement" was arrived at. Mr. George gets his original  investment of $12,962 returned to hira,  and, in addition, gets profits amounting to about $5000. As part of what  is coming to him, George takes the stock  of the Wallace-Miller Company ��� at  Greenwood at 80 cents on the dollar,  the remainder is to be paid in cash.  Wallace & Miller are to pay all liabilities of the company and rent George  their store premises at Greenwood for  $75 per month for two years', with the  privilege _of_a_renewal -for-three-years-  longer at the same rental.  David! O, David!  The Nelson Economist, edited by  David Mark Carley; says: "Beyond  doubt, there are a great number of Canadians who are more English than the  English themselves, but only brainless  Canadians can be included in this  class. For the Englishman, Scotchman,  and Irishman, Canadians as a whole  have a regard approaching veneration,  even overlooking their mannerisms  which are the vestige of their early environment; but for the Canadian who  apes their mannerisms, the genuine  pure-blooded Canadian has nothing but  pity and contempt." David Mark Carley  has always admired Frank Fetcher, and  now the reason for his admiration is  known. He admires his worship almost  to the verge of veneration because his  worship is an Englishman and not because he is an expert horse buyer or a  progressive manager of the municipality's business affairs.  HEAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE BROKERS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition. .  Acreage property adjoining the park,"  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safeB can be bought from us on  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  NOTIOE  The undersigned has resumed proprietorship of the blacksmith business  formerly carried on by me and lately  carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the premises on Hall street near corner of Baker  street. All accounts due R B. Reiley  are payable to tne.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nebon, B O, October 161*. ISO,  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ESTABLISHED 1892  &-  -ft  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  '���^'a'^'^,a'a,^a,a'a'ii}'^'-:>'^'-^'^'^'^'^,a,a'aiia',a'a'a'a,a'^i'j?,-?^-i  4i  to  to  to  to  to  to  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS   }|  to  to  HEATING STOVES      |  COOKING STOVES      I  ���#-  AND  RANGES  _* NELSON, B. C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  to  to  to  to  SANDON, B. C.    to  ^^���^.^.^ .00.00.00.00.^0./0>.,0.00.00.00.f_0.^f./_0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.^0.00.00.00.00.0_r.00.^0.0T.00.00   00 .0*0*  We have purchased the Madson Stock at a low rate on the dollar.    It consists of  CLOTHING, GENT'S FURNISHINGS, BOOTS, SHOES, HAT, GAPS,  RUBBERS   AND   BLANKETS.  *ALL THESE  GOODS TOGETHER WITH THE  BALANCE OF OUR  WiLL BE SOLD AT  OR     UNDER    THE  DRY GOODS  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.  A. FE  4^^���fe^��ee���ceet6Ccee���6e*eeeeiB����6eeee^C6eee^  Mr  to  to  to  to  to  to  For all kinds of people, at all kinds  of prices. We can fit your shoes and  your   pocketbook   to   your  satisfaction,  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  L  GODBOLT, Proprietor  TH0S. LILLIE, Manager.  m  to  ^��'^--&^'^'-S'7S-.^7��^'-^-7��^--i&^-7Z^'^^  00.0__>-iS0^^.0f^00^0-9'00'00-0*'~'*0,~*'0*'~'-^-00- 00.00-00'00   0t*'00'0*-000-0. '00.00.00. 00.00'00'00'0*'0*'00-l&'^ .^  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  Are always a source of regret in after years. Many  people have been saved  from blindness by the early  use of proper glasses and  testify daily as to their utility. If you.are-doubtful as  to your eyes call and let  our optician examine them.  Glass prescribed only when  needed.  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelers.  BAKER 8TKEET NELSON  IF BROWN SAID SO IT'S RIGHT  NOTIOE.  In the ma'ter of a:i application for a duplicate  of a Cortifleato of Title to an undividtd half of  Lot 12, Block IX in th . Town of Nolson. ,  Nr.tice i- hereby given thafc .it is my intention  to is-iue at the expiration of one month from Iho  first publi ation hereof n dnpltcato of tho Certificate of Title to the nbovo mentioned undivi.Jid  half of Lot 12, Block 11 in the Town of Nel-ion in  tho name of Joseph Hetber ington Bo weft, which  Cei tifl.:ato is dated tho 8th day of November,  1897. aod numbered 161k.  ������ n  b. f. ���MA-ri.iroa  iADd __��c__tn Office. District, Skghituix.  1      3SaSoftt_.3riVccewter.J901.  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  We are in the market again this season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that - give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  ,i  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers in shelf and Heavy Hardware.  Wholesale and Retail  Hradnels^,ab.c. Dealers in Meats  MacketB axf  Nelaon.   Bossland,   Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silvarton, Nev  Denver, Rovelatoke, Fergnson  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver.  1  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  AliL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND KETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  EL W. O BhODK  WABDSZB����T  E. C. TBAVES, Manager"!

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