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 r&BSBsam  :}/  t,A ��.-���  iSfl  m  i  .Iii  ESTABLISHED  THROUGH THE ICE  SATURDAY MORNING,  DECEMBER 7," 1901  DAILY EDITION  TWO OF A SKATING PARTY  DROWNED.  DAUGHTER OF A. G. BLAIR AND  A YOUNG NEWSPAPERMAN  THE VICTIMS.  orstood that Nelson  will  get. thc following bonspiel.  I.*"  OTTAWA, December 6.���The capital  was shocked tonight by the news that  Bessie Blair, fourth daughter of hon.  A. G." Blair, minister of railways, and  Henry A. Harper, assistant" editor of  the Labor Gazette, had been drowned  in the Ottawa river about a mile from  the city. The accident took place about  dusk In the water channel ofthe Ottawa  river, where the current is very swift  and the river about thirty five feet  deep. The party, consisting of Misses  May and Bessie Blair, Miss Snowball,  daughter of senator Snowball, H. A.  Harper, A. W. Tredgold of Dawson  City and Alex Creelman of the Imperial  bank had gone out on the river skating and proceeded' several miles down  the river. When returning Miss Bessie  Blair and Creelman, who were skating  ahead;1.*, suddenly pitched into an. air  hole. Harper, who was behind, at once  threw off his coat and made for the  party. He dove into thc water to help  Miss Blair and that" was the last seen  of. him. Creelman, tried to lift Miss  Blair out upon the Ice and in doingso  sank himself. When lie came np his  head struck the ice and he broke his  way through to clear air. Miss Blair in  the rneantime had disappeared. Tredgold and Miss Snowball hurried to shore  and secured assistance. Creelman was  rescued after some difficulty, but there  were no traces of either Miss Blair or  Harper and the bodies will probably  not be found till next spring. Harper  was a native of Barrie, about 27 years  old. He had been in" newspaper work in  Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, until  his appointment as assistant editor of  tbo Labor Gazette.  Hon. Mr. and Mrs. Blair, who are at  Clifton Springs, N. *Y., have .been' notified' of the ho-vl^eievent.. , v  Creel man's Version.  OTTAWA, December 6.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Frank Creelman of the  Imperial bank, being seen by your correspondent tonight, said that he was  skating along with Miss Blair, hand in  hand, when they broke through the ice  and went head first into a hole in the  water. * Harper came along and he  shouted to him to keep back, as the ice  was thin. Harper, however, threw off  his coat and gauntlets and dove into  the water. Creelman' says that about  this time he sank and when he came up  his head struck against the ice and he  had to break it with his hand. He held  on. to the ice until Mathias Blair came  along with a boat and took him away.  Just then Tredgold arrived.  Curlers Elect Officers  -T-he^ annuaLan eeting_of _the_ Kootenay  I  Curling Association was held at the  Phair hotel last evening. M. L. Grimetl  of Sandon was in the chair, Stuart G.  Campbell acted as secretary and the  various clubs in the association were  represented as follows: Rossland, A.  B. Mackenzie and R. W. Gregor; Kaslo,  ii. O. Buchanan and Chris Morrison;  Sandon, Grimmett and one proxy; Revelstoke, Walley and J. Rea; and Nelson, N. T. Macleod ami Stuart G. Campbell.  The reports of the several clubs  showed that curling was gaining In  favor in the several centers throughout  the Kootenay district. Nelson, how-  over, .continues to lead all the other  clubs in point of membership. The  membership in "the local club was reported at 100, Rossland reported a meai-  bership of 70, Sandon of 30, Kaslo of  15, and Revelstoke oC 40. Tho first  business on the order paper was the  fixing of the time and place for the  annual bonspiel of the association.  Tho meeting had two places to decide  between, Sandon and Nelson, but the  local -men withdrew, their claim and  Sandon was thereby made the unanimous choice.. The opening day was  fixed for Monday, February 17th, and the  meeting will probably last five days.  " The election of officers for the association resulted as follows:. J, S. C.  Fraser of Rossland, patron; M. L. Grimmett of Sandon, president; G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo, first ���vice; D. McCartar  of. Revelstoke, second vice; A. B. Mackenzie of Rossland, third vice; and J.  Rea of Nelson, fovrth vice; J. Hall of  Sandon, secretary treasurer; and Rev.  A- M. Sanford of Rossland, chaplain.  Tho executive of the association will 1 e  . composed pi: the following: J. Waugh  of Kaslo, H. L. Phipp of Revelstoki,  jn. A. Tamblyn of Nelson, and Messrs,  Hood and Kavariaugh of Sandon.  .Votes of thanks were passed to the  retiring officers as well as a vote of  thanks to the management of the Phair  hotel for courtesies extended. Sandon  was particularly anxious to secure.the  meeting for this season, as the Sandon  club will be in much better shape to  finance the bonspiel this winter than  it will next in view of the club's intention to erect a new rink next summer,  -which "will be a considerable tax upon  the resources of the organization. It is, J  Gatiimuim Gun Is Disfavored  WASHINGTON, December U.���The report of the mixed army and navy board  headed by major Knight of the corps  of engineers, appointed under the terms  of an act of congress to test t.he Gath-  mann gun has beeu laid before congress  by secretary Root. The board sums up  tho resuft as follows: "After careful  consideration of the effect of the various  impacts on the respective targets of  the Gathmann gun, the 12-inch army  service rifle would have wrought equally  serious injury to a modern battleship  as regards its buoyancy, the. interior  mechanism, the armament and the personnel. There is nothing in-the Gathmann system to recommend its' adoption  in the public service of the United  States or to warrant further experiments."         Pats of Captives Still Unknown.  NEW YORK, December 6.���The Rev.  Dr. Rouse, superintendent of the Amer ���  ican mission at Salonica, replying to  tlio World's cablegram asking his opinion of the situation so far as Miss Stone  is concerned, wired as follows: "I hope  Miss Stone is living, though her reported' .'.death causes anxiety. Seem-  ii'gly the report did not come from eye  witnesses and needs verification. Miss  Stone was inured to hardship, of firm  faith, and not one to die of grief." Mr.  Haskill also telegraphs from Samakov:  "There is an apparently well founded  rumor that both- captives. were : alive  and well November 24th In a secret  sheltered place, where they were likely  to remain for weeks. Our -mesengers  have, not returned."  day on the Allen liner Sardinian. Ho is  accompanied by two assistants and  brings two portable balloons, which will  be employed in suspending the wires  used in making experiments. Mr. Marconi will probably select Signal Hill,  overlooking St. Johns, which is topped  with the Cabot memorial tower and is  600 feet high, as a site for his station,  instead of Cape Race as previously reported. Mr. Marconi expects to transmit messages for 400 miles to ships in  mid-ocean. He will spend three or  four weeks in experimenting here, and  will then proced to Nantucket, where  he will continue his tests.  Southern Negro Is Legally Handed.  LITTLE ROCK, ��� Arkansas, December C.���Bud Wilson, the convict who  killed R. W. Taylor, a guard of the  Lyall county convict camp, last December, was hanged today at Danville  Twenty minutes' after the trap was  sprung the body was lowered into a  coffin. Before the lid was placed upon  the ��� coffin *��� the body began moving  about. Wilson opened his eyes and his  whole frame shivered. He was taken  from the coffin by the deputies and carried up the steps to the scaffold'for-the  purpose of hanging him again. When  the.pltaform was reached the body "became rigid and remained so for a moment and then becae limp. Wilson was  examined by the physicians who finally  pronounced him dead,-his death'having  been caused, by strangulation.  Murder in the Srcbnd Degree.,  BINGHAMPTON, New- York,"Dumber 6.���After being out four hours the  jury this evening found George A.  Charter guilty of murder in the second  degree on the. charge of the .indictment.  Charter was remanded for sentence on  Monday. Charter shot Leonard Roberts, killing him instantly, on Sunday  morning, September 23rd,_ 1900. There-  had been no quarrel*- Charter was angered because Roberts and companions  had coaxed a dog owned by Charter  down the road and were- playing with  the animal. He pulled his gun and killed  Roberts  without warning.  Strike Suspends Tunnel.Operations.  NEW YORK, December 6.���Work or  the rapid transit, tunnel from Fourth  street was stopped today, because of a  strike of GOO laborers. The men, who  had been receiving-$1.65 a day, were  notified of a cut to ?1.50, which they re-  -fused-to-aecept.-_--_---._-:-_^ __ ___  MRS.  TOPPAN ARRAIGNED  Charged With Three Murders  BARNSTABLE, Massachusetts, December 6.���Deserted by relatives and  without even a woman companion, Mrs.  Jane Toppan of Lowell stood up in the  superior court room late this afternoon  and heard the grand jury indictment,  charging her with the murder of three  persons whom she had been engaged to  nurse back to health, but who had died  under her charge and according to the  indictment, by her hands. The indictments, and there are three, one charging her with the death of Mrs. Mary D.  Gibbs, a second with the death of"A.  P. Davis, both of Calumet, and the  third that of Mrs. Genevieve A. Gordon  of Chicago, all allegeu that the cause  was the administration of poisonous  drugs, ten grains of morphine or atro-  phine together, or by some poison unknown to the jury. For ten minutes  the woman stood lightly clutching the  rail as the clerk in the twilight stumbled  through the indictment charging her  with the murder of Mrs. Gibbs. At  length a kerosene lamp to give light for  the clerk was brought, but. before he  started on his second indictment Miss  "Toppan's counsel spared her further  agony by waiving the reading and all  that remained was for her to plead.  Three times she was asked if she was  guilty of the murders, and three times  she replied in a low voice, "Not guilty."  Her counsel then asked that the state  appoint counsel for the accused woman  and chief justice Mason said that, he  would take the matter under advisement. When this was over and the  jury had dispersed, the woman was led  away to her cell, not to return until  some time next spring, when she will  be given a trial by jury as allowed by  law to combat the evidence which the  government in the meantime will have j  accumulated against her.  Marroni in Newfoundland  ST.   JOHNS,   Newfoundland,   December 6.���William Marconi, the inventor  of wireless telegraphy, arrived here to- 1  ZAnother Misunderstanding of Order.  MALVERN, Arkansas, December 6.���  Five more deaths have occurred as a  result of the head end collision between  two passenger trains on the St. Louis,  Iron Mountain and Southern Railway  near here last night. Twenty-eight injured colored passengers were taken to  the railroad hospital at Little Rock today. The. developments today indicated  that the collision was the result of a  misunderstanding of orders.  INTO THE DITCH  AND OVER EMBANKMENT  100 FEET HIGH.  FREIGHT TRAIN ON THE SPOKANE  FALLS & NORTHERN CRASHES  INTO A ROCKSLIDE.  . Papal Delegate for Manila.  LONDON, December 6.���A dispatch to  the Chronicle" from Rome says, that  manager Sharetti, formerly archbishop  of Havana, and who has been appointed  apostolic delegate to the Philippine islands, will, shortly leave Rome for Manila. His mission' is to discover a: modus'.,  vivendi in the matter of the Philippine's  monastic orders.  WRECK ON THE 0. R. & N.  Passenger Train Derailed,  PORTLAND, -Oregon, December 6.���  The eastbound Lpassenger train on the  Oregon Railway & Navigation' Company's line which left this city at 9  o'clock a.' m. was wrecked 12 miles' east  of " The Dalles today. The engine  turned completely over and the malLcar  left the track. The composite sleeper  and diner also left the. track, but remained upright. The other cars, including a private car containing colonel  R. C. Clowry, - general' superintendent  of the Western Union Telegraph Company and his party, remained on the  track. Engineer Cavanaugh was badly  scalded and. perhaps internally injured.  Fireman Craze was seriously injured.  None of the passengers were hurt. .The  wreck was undoubtedly the -work of  train wreckers. ��� '  BRIEF    CANADIAN . TELEGRAMS.  TORONTO, December 6��� The" Ontario  legislature meets  January 8th.  WIARTON, Ontario,- December (J.���  The littlei. daughter of William Kently  was burned to death this morning. She  was left alone in the House.  TORONTO, December 6.���The Toronto Cold Storage Company Is to be wound  up. Liabilities $76,000, assets $47,000.  An investigation into stock subscription  list is to be held.  WINNIPEG, December 6.���Very reverend Dean O'Meara, lecturer of St.  John college, and one of the best-known  Church of England clergymen in the  northwest, died.this morning of typhoid  fever.  HALIFAX, December 6.���Much damage has been done along the Nova Scotia coast by the severe gale,' on Wednesday night. Shipping has suffered*  severely_and some loss of life has been  reported.  BEAUHARNAIS, Quebec, December  6.���The election of George Loye, M. P.,  for Beauharnais was annulled. Loye  admitted bribery charges by agent. It  is probable that Loye will run against  Hon. J." G. H. Bergeron, Conservative,  again.  TORONTO, December 6.���The secretary of the Presbyterian Pacific missions board has received a cable from  D. McClure of Honan saying that on returning to his mission at Chang Tc he  received a very cordial welcome from  the officials and the people.  OTTAWA, December 6.���A writ for  the by-election in York county, N. B.,  was issued today. Election takes place  December 28th, nominations a week earlier. Gibson (Liberal), the member who  was unseated, will run again against  Rev. Dr. MeLeod (Conservative.)  TORONTO, December 6.���One thousand head of yearling catlte will be  shipped from here to British Columbia  within the next ten days for the Dairymen's and Live Stock Association of  British Columbia. This is the first export of this kind from Ontario to the  Pacific province.  fieiman Budget Bill.  BERLIN, December o.���The budget  bill was submitted for the riechstag today. The estimates for revenue and  expenditure balance at 2,349,742,450  marks. Count Von Buelow, the imperial chancellor, is authorized to borrow  182,058,954 'marks for the meeting of  various . items of non-recurring extraordinary expenditure.  Not Necessarily a Crime.  PHILADELPHIA, December 6. ��� A  man who was arretted last Saturday  for uttering a remark to the effect that  president Roosevelt should be shot was  released from custody today. In discharging him judge Miller said the remark was foolish, but was not necessarily a crime.  Mccormick Knocked Out  ALLENTOW... Pennsylvania, December 6.���Jack McCormick of Philadelphia  was knocked out tonight by James Jeffords of California in the 14th round of  what was to have been a 15-round fight,  at the Kristone Athletic Club.  \  i -  NORTHPORT, Decenmer 6.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���An inbound Spokane  Falls & Northern freight train ran into  a rockslide on the banks of Deadman's  ,eddy, four miles north of here, at 8  o'clock this morning. The engine, tender and two empty box cars rolled one  hundred feet down the bank and nearly  into the Columbia river. Brakeman E.  E. Brooks was burled under the coal  from- the tender and sustained severe  scalp wounds. He was badly bruised  and had his right, leg scalded by escaping steam. The other trainmen jumped  and escaped with slight bruises. The  engine and cars were badly smashed up..  The rescue train, which returned from  there about ten o'clock this morning,  collided with a switch engine in the  yards here and both were badly smashed  up. Collector of customs James E. Daniels and doctor John J. Travis were severely shaken up in the second wreck.  This makes a total of three engines disabled during the day. All passenger  trains were several hours late out of  Northport in consequence. .  ���  Trouble Over a School Building.  NORTHPORT, December 6.���[Special to The Tribune.]���A warrant of arrest for ��� disturbing the public schools  was sworn out by secretary Burlingame  of the Smeltemen's. Union and served  this morning on Mrs. Albert Almstrom  and Oscar Swanson, a carpenter ih her  employ. The union rented Almstrorn's  building for meeting purposes and relet it to the-school board as a-school  room. The. Almstroms objected to this  use 'of the building and/ this morning  tliey took possession and started -to  build partitions. The ' arrest-^followed  and the partitions were torn out and  the building'is again used tor a schoolroom.  BEAT THE OCTOBER RECORD  leged that evidence introduced before  tho grand jury concerning what are  known as the Barnett letters was improper under the decision of the court  of appeals setting aside the conviction  of Molineux. The judge, in denying the  motion, said the court of appeals had  power to direct a final judgment and  that it had exercised this power by  directing that a new trial should take  place.    Pranks of a Convict.  LONDON, December 6.���A convict at  the Penterville prison/who managed to  elude the wardens, has established a  sort of a fort on the roof of the institution and for the last thirty, hours has  defied all attempts "to dislodge him.  .Thousands of spectators are watching  the show and aiding the prisoner by  timely warning of the movements of  his would-be captors. Large ladders  placed'against the wall are promptly  thrown down by the occupant of, the  roof, whose reckless movements and  wild laughter at the futile efforts of the  wardens are thought to-indicate insanity. . The fugitive has collected a large  pile of slates which he gleefully throws  at the heads of the officials who attempt to scale the wall by means of  ladders, until they are forced to retreat.  At noon he was still holding the officials  at bay.  : The convict eventually was starved  into submission. He surrendered; this  afternoon, after defeating all attempts  to dislodge him by force. He was finally"  lured to the ground by the officers with  a dish of roast beef and-potatoes.  MILLIONS   ARE   INVOLVED  duct, were unfounded. But as a remedy  for the situation; it was proposed to declare gold coin to bo the only legal unlimited tender, to demonetize 100 soles  (?8,780) convert the silver into bars, export the metal, reduce the premiums at  the mint for coinage of gold and deliver immediately the equivalent in  coins to the interested parties.  3F.T75 Tons of Ore Shipped in November.  PHOENIX, December 6.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Figures are now to hand  giving the total of ore shipments from  Boundary district for the month of November. Notwithstanding the fact that  there was one day less than the previous  month, the total is larger than for October, when 34,317 tons were sent; out  to smelters. The; tonnage'for the month  of November as far as reported was as  follows: Tons  Granby Mines, Phoenix camp... ..20,824  Mother Lode, Deadwood camp.... 9,386  -B-C-Mine,._Summit,camp...;...... ..J3...275  No. 7, Central camp........ ..       60  Snowshoe, Phoenix camp..     200  Jewel, Long Lake camp.      290  King Solomon, West Copper camp    280  Winnipeg, Wellington camp      210  Miscellaneous      650  Total    ........ 35,175  Vancouver Local New?.  VANCOUVER, December 6.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���R. McEwen, trapper,  is missing at Powell lake. His canoe  was found adrift and the owner is supposed to be drowned.  Sayward's and Joliff's lumber camps  closed down on account of bad weather.  A scow load of shingle bolts was  washed ashore at Shoal bay and other  damage was done by Wednesday night's  wind.  A freight locomotive struck a rock  slide this side of Lytton this morning.  The locomotive slid down thc embankment. Engineer Randall and fireman  Potruff of Kamloops were both .killed,  others uninjured. Today's express was  delayed in consequence.  Navigation Closed Yesterday  WINNIPEG, December 6.���Navigation has closed. The last boats of the  season left Fort William this morning,  leaving only, general freight agent  Lanigan of the C. P. R. estimates,  about 200,000 bushels in store at the  lake elevators. Mr. Lanigan questioned  as to the quantity of wheat left in the  west said there would be about 27,000,-  000 bushels and about 9,500,000 bushels  were already in the western elevators.  The quantity of wheat marketed ��� yesterday was 235,400 bushels, the number of cars loaded 250 and the number  sent east 310.  Indictment Will Not Be Dismissed  NEW YORK, December 6.-���Judge  Newburger in the court of general sessions this afternoon handed down a decision denying a motion to dismiss the  indictment for murder against Roland  B. Molineux. The motion was to quash  the indictment, or as an alternative to  ask for leave to inspect the minutes of  the grand jury. Both applications were  denied.   The attorneys for Molineux al-  Suit Against Pullman Estate.  -SAN MATEO, December . 6. ��� Mrs.  George M. Pullman, Jr., smarting, from  the 'rebuff contained in a curt telegram  from her husband's mother, has - engaged attorneys to represent-her in a  suit involving the whole of the Pullman  fortune. On the day after young Pullman's death George A. Knight of the  firm of Knight & Heggerty, was summoned to San Francisco" by a telephone  message from the widow. To'*hini has  been intrusted the task" of preparing the  papers in the action for millions of dollars. A suit will not be commenced  immediately. .   *  George Pullman's body is to be taken  back to his mother's home in Chicago  before the contest is begun. The wife  of Sanger Pullman and his. .brother's  widow will both accompany the body.  As Mrs. Pullman Sr. has declared that  she does not want to see either Sanger's  wife or. George's widow, the arrival of  the funeral train may lead* to unpleasant complications. When Sanger telegraphed that he intended to start east  with his wife and her sister, his mother  showed the intensity of her hatred for  the two women by sending this message  to her son:  "You and you alone can come with  the body. Your actions astonish me  and I am heartbroken. My boy's body  must be sent to me for burial.  "MRS. GEORGE M. PULLMAN."  It was after the receipt of this message that showed the uselessness of attempting conciliatory measures that  Mrs. Pullman', jr., sent for attorney  Knight and placed \ the case in his  hands. Upon his advice she will disobey her mother-in-law's wishes and  start for Chicago on Monday or Tuesday with her husband's body.  The material for a romantic story  4ies^in=--the^histoi'y^ofc^the^la3t_three_  months of George Pullman's life/ For  two years his infatuation for Mrs.  Sarah Brazell has been the cause of  much comment at.Burlingame and elsewhere among his friends. Soon after  she met Pullman Mrs. Brazell obtained  a divorce, but until'three months ago  the decree that made the young man  free to marry was not rendered. Pullman and Mrs. Brazell were at his sister's homo in San Mateo, when the news  of the divorce reached them. Two days  later they were married in Nevada.  The bridegroom's health was so poor  at this time that ho could scarcely  stand alone. Before a week had passed  Pullman was seriously ill at San Mateo.  He rallied somewhat, then ho caught,  a heavy cold, and last Thursday morning a ruptured plumowary artery ended  his life.  Two days bofore his death Pullman  made a will, bequeathing everything to  his wife. The circumstances of his  marriage, sickness and death all following so closely, and the production now  of a will giving his widow claim at  least on millions of dollars, fittingly  concludes an eccentric career. Until  his brother and the others of the family are ready to-start mu the journey to  the East, Pullman's body will lie in the  reviving vault at Cypress Lawn Cemetery. It was taken there this afternoon  on a funeral car. The Foresters, of  whose order Pullman was a member,  escorted the body to the train. No  one except the widow, Sanger Pullman  and their immediate families was present.  Deserves Czolgoz's Fate  CHICAGO, ..December,: C���President  McKinley's assassin was cheered publicly in Chicago last night. Abraham  Isaak,--the leader of,��� the "Reds" in this  city and editor of the l^ree Society, declared openly he could not condemn the  assassin's act. .*: The confession of Isaak  was accompanied by intense excitement.  It was the climax of the debate on Socialism vs; Anarchy and came when the  audience, over 1000, had been, aroused  thoroughly by wild, oratorical denunciations. "Hurrah for'Czolgosz,'' shouted  aiman in the gallery, swinging his hat  above his head. Hisses and jeers, and,  yells of applause and cat calls came from  all parts of the house.The crowd rose  to its feet and a riot was only avoided  by the prompt action of the chairman.  BUT 31-2  WILL BE PAID FOR LEAD  AFTER JANUARY 1st.  Can Maintain Order at Tien Tsin. '  PEKIN, December 6.���-The principal  object of the visit to Pekin of Yuan Shi  Kai, the new viceroy of Chi Li, who arrived here December 3rd, is to induce  the foreign powers to relinquish control  of government at Tien Tsin. Yuan Shi  Kai has assured all the ministers of  the foreign powers that he is personally  able and willing to maintain order at  Tien Tsin and in the province. The  Russian, American and Japanese min-  'isters are inclined to comply with this  suggestion of the viceroy, but the majority of the foreign representatives insist that the powers retain control of  Tien Tsin until the re-establishment of  the Chinese court at Pekin.  More of the Tobacco Combine,  LONDON, December 6.���The editor of  the Financier reasserted this morning  the correctness of the reports regarding  the organization of a combination of  the tobacco growers of the Philippines,  printed December .4th, in'the Financier,  adding that he was sure the project  would go through and that he had positive information the Rothschilds were  interested in it. He "also-gave a representative of the "Associated Press the'  following signed statement: "Office of  the Financier and Bullionist, Wool Exchange, London.���We have given no denials of our published uwitement regarding a Philippine tobacco combine."  SUCH    IS   THE   EDICT   OF    THE  AMERICAN TRUST MAN-./  AGBMENT.  Peru Adopts Gold Standard.  LIMA, Peru, December 6.���The chamber of deputies yesterday sanctioned the  gold standard law, which has already  passed the senate. It was announced  October 10th in a dispatch to the Associated Press from Lima, Peru, that, in  consequence of the evident withholding  of gold coin from circulation the banks  wero then only paying out silver soles.  Thero was a meeting m, the palace the  day previous between the managers of  tho banks, t.he minister of finance and  the president, at which the unanimous  opinion was expressed that fears that a  fall in the rate of exchange and the export of gold were probable in view of  the fall in the prices of Peruvian pro- 1  Zimmerman in New York.  . NEW YORK, December 6.���Eugene  Zimmerman, father of the duchess of  Manchester,, arrived yesterday on the  'Deutchland. He looked to be in good  health." Mr. Zimmerman was reticent  about his sonriii-law's' business affairs.  He said, however, that the accounts of  the duke were all settled. He declined  absolutely to go into details. Of his  plans for the future he would not speak  either.  Gibson: Appointed Postmaster.  ���OTTAWA, December 6.���[Special to  The--Tribune.]���John Ayton Gibson has  been appointed postmaster at Nelson,  vice James A. Gilker, resigned. James  Bannerman of Nelson has been ��� appointed Dominion land agent at Kamloops, vice E. A. Nash retired.  T HE-FED ERATIONO F-LA BOR  Propositions Submitted  SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, December  6.���In the temporary uosence of president Gompers, first vice-president Duncan of Boston presided at the opening  of the second days' session of the Ame-  ican Federation of Labor this morning.  Sixty resolutions were introduced. Four  of thorn demanded tho re-enactment of  tho Chinese exclusion, act, one commends president Roosevelt for the position he took tn his message with reference to the Chinese question and r^  large number call for strict trade  autonomy. Speaking of the Chinese exclusion act Mr. McSwecncy said tho  Japanese should also bo excluded,  SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, December  6.���Among the more important resolutions presented at the afternoon session of the American Federation of  Labor aro these: Denouncing Wu Ting  Fang, the Chinese minister, for having  made tho alleged remark that when  the American people "are biased they  aro beyond argument, and rc-nson. do.is  not appeal to them." Asking workmen to  unite for independent political action in  a party having for its avowed object the  overthrow of the capitalist system of  production and distribution and the  establishment of a co-operative commonwealth. Asking congress to amend  tho Geary act as to exclude Chinese,  Japanese, .Malays and all people of  Asiatic extraction and to prevent the  use of the American Pacific island possessions as a means over which an excluded race may pass into the Uuited  States. Asking congress for right of  suffrage for the citizens of the District  of Colombia. Providing for a general  defense fund by levying a tax of two  cents por month on every man in the  American Federation of Labor. Amending the alien contract labor law so as to  includo musicians. A batch of resolutions dealing with trade jurisdiction and  trade autonomy was also introduced.  It is not likely that a bitter contest will  be waged by the delegates when the jurisdiction and the autonomy questions  come before the conference. After president Gompers had announced the committee the convention adjourned until  9 o'clock tomorrow morning.  SPOKANE, December 6.���It is practically settled that the price of lead to be  paid the Coeur d'Alene mine owners  after the first of the-new year will be  3 1-2. cents a pound. The present price  is 4 cents. The reduction, while an important one, has. been expected byv the  mine owners, and they were not hoping  for a better rate.  , After two weeks of discussion .the  Coeur d'Alene mine owners who have  been 'working in conference with the  officers of the American Smelting &  Refining Company at New York,' practically came to an agreement on the question of price Wednesday night. A message announcing the decision was received yesterday by John A. Finch of  the Standard from his. partner, A.-B.  Campbell, who' is in New York attending the conference.  "No contracts have been signed, but  the outlook is that 3, 1-2 cents will be  the price paid," said Mr. Finch last evening. "The smelting company- would  only offer to make' a contract on" that  basis for a term, of six "months.,' Even  then the smelting company reserves the  right to cancel the.contract on'60 days',  notice. That clause is inserted in case  the lead market should go to pieces.' '  "The reduction in.price will .be-a serious matter to the mine owners'/of the  district, and- they are now considering  what they will-do after-'the flrsVof the  year.   The proposition to build independent smelters is not - seriously considered.    The question.is  as  to wnether"  the mines shall accept the lower prices  offered   by   the- smelting   company   or'  shall close down.   A close down would'  be a most serious mehance to the prosperity of the country) and I do not think  that it will be done by the larger .mines.  "The condition confronting us, .however, is not a pleasant one. - Silver" has  been decining at a rate of about.a'cent  a week, and it looks as if it may go  down' to'50 cents. It has already fal-,  len about 6 cents since early-summer.  That decline," coupled with the ,'lbss ot  1-2 cent a pound on lead, means a1 loss  of about ?7 on every ton of- concentrates shipped. The Standard, for instance, has been paying dividends of  ?25,000 a month. Under the new-scale  its profits on the same output will be  cut in two.  "It is a part of the agreement which  is under discussion at New York that  the mines of the Coeur d'Alenes shall  continue their restricted output on  about the same basis as at present. The  manner in which the output shall be  divided among the various mines is a  matter that must be worked out among  the mine owners. For instance," the  Hecla is now closed down, and. the  Standard is shipping. The same people  are partly interested in each company.  "-It=will=not=beH?air=to=keep*--the^Hecla-  closed down indefinitely. Some arrangement will probably be made whereby it  can produce for a part of.the time at  least. In that,case the Standard would  probably reduce its output to correspond.  "Although tho new price for lead ' is  low, it is better than the. price which  the Utah lead miners will get. It is expected that they will receive about ?3.30  for their lead."  Opposed to Withdrawal of Troops  WASHINGTON, December 6. ��� The  war depart m ent today made public th��  first annual report of major-general  Chaffee, military governor of the Philippines. General Chaffee sums up th��  situation in the Philippines from a military point of view by stating that the  provinces of Batangas and Laguna in  Luzon and the Islands of Samar, Min-  doro, Cebu and Bohol constitute the  area now disturbed by any embodied  force of insurgents. He says that to the  physical character of the country, to the  nature of the warfare of the rebels, who1  are amigo and foe In the self-same  hour, to the humanity of the troops,  which Is taken advantage of by the rebels and the Inhabitants who sympathize with them, and to the fear of assassination on the part of the friendly  disposed if they give information to the  American forces is. due the prolongation of the guerilla warfare. Commenting upon the plan of gradually replacing  military and civil administration, general Chaffee says: "The withdrawal of  interference with civil affairs does not  mean withdrawal of the troops from  their stations to any considerable extent. On the contrary, this should not  be done hastily and when undertaken  should be gradual and more in the nature of concentrating that reduction of  force or abandonment of any considerable area of territory." He therefore  recommends that there be no further,  material reduction of troops before January, 1903. The civil governments  which are being organized, provincial  and municipal, general Chaffee says are  both new and untried and there is but  one certain and reliable method of ascertaining the progress of the Filipinos  in self government, namely, observation  hy the army. .���...'     i  ���l\.7:-:.c^  :---.--7n_.?*&  ;***&����  ���-:J7.?l!t.'T;  i:i$$_  tsi  ���Si.  -"* ?*f  ~t z^  *-&.  ���"Th  "&��  t-   r-  lS  ���&  ���frY  . ^  i>  n.^..  }*-  ?fa  m  t  ii^|-CT��^y>l-^vj^-v"  ^^iifi^R��ffis^'," f I***  wz  I:  f  m  l-tx  m  1*5  W  lw  m  I  t^Vp-HBaaw  fJEtH pLBOtf *ttIBttOTi  SAtftffiftAY lipMlM, MtiMBM % mi  -��=  ^^Ww_^_>^%*T<Vn ^to^MifefiHMiyi-t! '<_v����0ie��&jjii1foT&im '��TiXii&tt��uS$tifc '^^^iX^fji^ii^^it*^  iJi^gi^j^iSr^'i^M-' -������y^^^0^t^iiii  to  to  to  to  m  to  r$.  to  to  to  m  to  .��.  to  We bavs lately received a large consignment of all the newest stylas and makes of Ladies' and Gentlemen's Boots aid Shoes,  including the most up-to-date stylos.  Special attention is drawn to a large assortment of Ladies'  Fine Evening Slippers, one, two and throo-strap with French  leather hcols.   Ladies' Queen Slippers, the newest and nattiest.  Ladies' pretty Felt Slippers made hy the celehrated "Dolge  Felt Boot" makers.  We are sole agonts for the Jonness Miller Hygenic Shoe.  Our stock of Men's heavy and light Walking Boots second to  none,   Nor is our stock of Eubbers and Overshoes.  Women's and Misses Oardegans at the low prioo of $1.75 and  $1.50 respectively.  A large assortment of Boys and Girls Boots, espeoially made  neat and strong for school wear, to ohoose from.  WATCH   OUR   WINDOWS  THE HU1WS BAY COMPANY  BAKER STREET, NELSON, B. C.  $:��:$:$���:&&��:&.&����* to ?$$:$&3&&&&'&&  to  to  to  to  i\\  to  to  to  to  to  to.  to  'to  to  to  to  to  are feharelioklers in the business. It  should not bo hard for the property  owners of Nelson to choose between  the two.  NEW  BOOKS  Wc ->have not completed the extensive   alterations ' to    our  store   yet,   but  that does not prevent us from doing  business. New books are continually  being added, as the following list  shows:  The Man From Glengary Connor  Warwick of tho Knobs -. .Uri Lloyd  Young0 Barbarians Ian  McLaren  Berjen   Worth Wallace" Lloyd  i'nrewoll   Nikola Jay   Boothby  .Strategems and Spoils W. A. White  1- ui ma  Gordeeff Maxim Jorkey  That Girl "Montana ' Ryan  The   Sensationalist  ^Pier  The Right of Way Gilbert Parker  All in handsome cloth bindings.  MORLEY&LAI^G  Successors to Thomson Stationery Co., Ltd.  NELSON, B. (J.  he ��rttame  saj_oCI_IFTION   RATES.  Dally by mall,'one month %   50  Dally by mall,  three months  1 25  Dally by mail, six months 12 50  -Daily by  mail,  one year .6 00  , Semi-weekly hy mail, three months..., 50  Semi-weekly by, mall." six months 1 00  - 'Semi-weeKly by mall,   one  year.', 2 00  'Postage to Great Britain added.      ,  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display Advertisements run regularly  per. inch, per  month $4 00  If run less than a month, uer inch per [  insertion - ;  1 25  Classified Ad 3 and Legal Notices, per J  word for flrst insertion :    1  "For    each    additional    Insertion,  .per !  word        i 1-2  Wholesale and Business Directory Ads ���  (classified), per line per month.'. ; 50  Notices of meetings of Fraternal So- ���  cletles and Trades Unions, .per line :  per month  .- ,  25  Address all letters���  THE   TRU4UNI3   ASSOCIATION.   Ijfd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  ���*J"H*��i"H��I"I"H"I-I��   4^~>H^^-H~K^>  ���J. -    - '   .j.  * ' NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS "' *  *���*��� BY   CARRIER. *  *   *'*  ���!��� On' Saturday next, subscribers *  ���i*   whose Tribunes are delivered'by   ��:-   �������� (^rrier^wiU*ibe=expectedlito=pai=='j--  ���J- the-carrier TWENTY CENTS,'the *  ���!��� subscription price for the current ���J*  ���i-' week;   ���;���'   ' *���-���.-���. ;*������ '���'**,-��� ' * 4*  ���J*      "**''.-' '''"'.   ' *      ���������������"''   ' '    4��  4-H^~I-t^"J~H~H^   ���H**4*4~H"M"I"H-;M��  Frank Fletcher in yesterday's Miner  charges John Houston with being everything but an honest rrjan. Few* people  in Nelson care little about what Frank  Fletcher's opinion of John Houston is,  and just as little of what John Houston  thinks of Frank Fletcher. In fact,  John Houston is very generally ;con-  demned for foisting Frank Fletcher jinto  his present official position; but' all  men are liable to make mistakes in a  life-time, and the one mistake John  Houston has made in Nelson was making Frank Fletcher mayor.  But the people are Interested in knowing whether the men they have honored  with office are trustworthy and honest.  John Houston has been honored by tbe  people of Nelson with oflice repeatedly,  and the question for the people is,-Has  John Houston been true to the trust  reposed inihim? If he has not .been  true, in what way has he been unfaithful? Frank Fletcher uoes not make  specific charges, but he makes charges  by inuehdo. The following questions  are straightforward. Can Frank  Fletcher answer any one of them in a  straightforward way ?  1. What other member of the refinery  committee besides Frank Fletcher attended any of the conferences with the  refinery people?  2. If no member of the committee  except Frank Fletcher attended any of  the conferences, why hot?  3. Was not electric power one of the  proposed considerations that was to be  given the refinery people if the refinery  was located at Nelson?  4. If it was dropped, why was it  dropped ?  5. If the city has no right to sell  electric power outside or the city limits.  whz is it tbat &he ��>% *�� &*�� &&&&'  the Hall Mines smelter water for four  years?  G. Where and when did John Houston  oppose the building or operation of  either the gas works or the tramway?  7. When did John Houston become  the principal holder in the Nelson Elec-  tris Light Company? And if. he was at  any time the principal holder, what was  the amount of his holdings?  8. If John Houston has, as an editor  of newspapers in Nelson, been a "mud-  thrower" and "vilifler," why is it that  he has not been sued for libel? He has  always been able to pay his debts, and  he has never been judgment proof.  9. When and where did John Houston  oppose the granting of a charter for a  railway through the Boundary country?  10. When and where did John Houston advocate, $1.40 a day as a fair living  wage for a laboring man?  11. When and where did John Houston use the words "dirty Conservatives," "renegade Liberals," "hypocritical church people," and "cursed Englishmen?"       '  The questions that the property owners of Nelson are interested in just now  are not whether this or that man is  an expert horse trader or a political  acrobat, They are interested in ascertaining facts as to the city's present  financial status and - the -probabilities  for its future growth. The Tribune  contends that the city's financial standing is good, and that its future growth  largely depends on the carrying out of  a progressive policy. In carrying .out  a progressive policy, would it be wise  to sacrifice everything in order to gain  ono single industry? One single, industry will not materially increase Nelson's population; but several'industries  will. The question then is: How can  several industries be induced to locate here? One industry that may be  secured is the proposed lead refinery.  The main factor in securing that industry is the city's ability to supply three  things, that is, water, power, and light.  Free water, power, and light to a refinery company for five years would be  Two of the factors that are helping  to keep Nelson to the front today are  the Hall Mines smelter and the C. P. R.  Both have been granted concessions by  tlie city. The one is given all tho water  it needs for a small sum annually.  The other is given both water and light  at much lower rates than the same are  supplied lo it anywhere else in the  province, ilow long would the citv  be able to make such concessions were  it dependent on the West Kootenay  Power & Light Company for either  power or light?  By voting 150,000 to be spent in the  election of a' power plant on Kootenay  river and installing an up-to-date  street lighting system in the city, thc  city of Nelson would be in dobt $425,-  000, of which $400,000 would represent  wator works, electric light works, and  a sewer system, all of which earn revenue. What other city in Canada could  make so good a showing for its indebtedness? The interest and sinking  fund charges on the total indebtedness  would be ?3S,250 annually, or just about  what would be earned by the electric  iight, system alone. But if the interest and sinking fund charges are to be  met by direct taxation on real estate,  the rate levied based on the present assessment roil would be in the neighborhood of 25 mills, or an increase of 10  mills over the present late. The question for the consideration of the property owners is: Would the increased  rate be a burden not justified by any  resulting benefits accruing to the city  through its being placed in an independent position for taking care of all the  electric lighting and power business  offering? The increased rate would be  no great burden if the outlay of $150,-  000 for the purpose indicated only resulted in maintaining present real estate values (and it is admitted something must be done, and done quickly,  loo, to hold real estatei values at present prices), but if the proposed outlay  resulted' in' increasing reai estate val-.  ues 10 per cent', property owners would  be largely .the gainers'/,"If prices were  increased 25 per cent, property owners  would be" making money much more  rapidly than they could through any  other legitimate investment  equal to,a cashnxmus ot^lOiffiOOT^lt  cash bonus of $100,000 at this time  would cripple the city so that it would  hardly be in a position to help either  itself or anyone else. On the other hand,  were the city to place itself in a position to be able to supply water, power,  and light to aid industries, it would be  independent. It would not only be able  to care for its own utilities that; are  earning revenue, but it would be able  to help industries that could help it.  In tho opinion of The Tribune, this can  best be done by installing a power  plant on Kootenay river. Surely tho  question is of sufficient importance to  be considered on its merits, entirely  free from the interference of outside  corporations.  When an outside corporation, like the  West Kootenay Power & Light Company, thrusts itself into the local concerns of a municipality, property owners should-at once begin to ask themselves questions. One question to be  asked is: "What concern is it of the  West Kootenay Power & Light Company's as to how the.city, of Nelson shall  manage Its affairs?" That company  does not own a dollar's worth of property In Nelson, and .does not pay che  city a dollar in revenue.. If it has no  property Interests in Nelson and contributes no revenue towards the city's  support, then its interference must be  for a selfish purpose. It must want to  benefit itself, and to benefit the West  Kootenay Power & Light Company at  this stage of Nelson's career is not  likely to result in any great benefit tb  the city. The one is striving to secure  a monopoly of the water power in  l.Cootenay river for the benefit of its  shareholders. The other is striving to  maintain a monopoly of the electric  lighting business within its own corporate limits for the sole benefit of the  jjco-p]***! #f jielsoo, everyone ot whom j  How can Frank Fletcher reconcile his  declarations made in January last with  his declarations made today. Then he  believed the /electric lighting business  was a profitable one for the city, and he  expressed himself as eager to make the  electric'. light plant adequate in every  respect for the requirements of a growing and ambitious city. Now he says  the electric - lighting business is not a  profitable one, and that the city would  be foolish to spend a dollar in order to  make the plant up-to-date and adequate  for all possible requirements. Was he  sincere in January? If he was, he is not  sincere now. If he was misinformed in  January, why does he not tell the people so. The people do not like a" business manager who is not sincere any  more than one who is not posted as to  the status of their business.  Danver's Experiment in Consumption.  Enterprising physicians and . citizens  ^f^Denverr'GolbradoT^have^undertakeh  an experiment of world-interest. . They  have formed a, colony of consumptives  on a ten-acre tract of land five * miles  from their city for the purpose of thoroughly testing what Is known as "the  open-air cure." The colonists are all in  the early stages of the disease. They are  compelled by the rules to live outdoors  day and night, summer and winter-  They are provided with warm clothing,  blankets and roomy tents, warmed by  small stoves. All the work of the colony  is done by its members. No profits are  to be made by the, enterprise. It is running on the co-operative basis, assisted  by contributions of benevolent persons  all over the country who take an inter-,  est in seeing the continuous-out-of-doors  theory for tho cure for consumption  scientifically tried and, if it can be,  proved. In several states, Massachusetts' particularly, the open-air-sanitarium idea has been more or less tested,  and good results, are claimed for it.  Denver's colony, as its promoters expect, will become large enough to furnish conclusive proof of its value.  Misleading Maxims.  .  Perhaps no maxims are so misleading-to., the-judgment of those who implicitly believe them as those which  assert what is absolutely true actually  and very oftem false metaphorically.  For Instance: "Where there's smoke  there's fire". and "Straws show which  way the wind blows." If by smoke we  ��� understand scandal and gossip, then  there is,often a good deal of very nasty  smoke and no fire at all. Neither, metaphorically speaking, do straws show  which' way the wind blows, for such are  the cross-currents of character that  you can seldom judge of its general  trend by a trivial action. A man may  save a penny and yet not be mean, or  throw away a pound without, being  generous, or even habitually extravagant.  Take, for instance, the common Yorkshire saying, "When in doubt do  nought." How very seldom the principle therein contained can be applied  with advantage. How many weak wills.  we should like to know, has this pestilential little proverb contrihuted to psa-  ���_____0*j  *<��>' ?Sfr�� ^^��� **^v2i.��� ^*k���*^��� '"���k  00 . 00 .00 . 000   000.00 .00 .00 . 030 .fSt . 0& .0g&  * ^^ *^k_ ��� >��, ���'Vfe. ���  0S0'. 00'. 00*  <S��0r Vter Gfts*'  m  to  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  ON THUHSDAY OF  THIS WEEK WE WILL  SEEL THE BALANCE  OF 0UB STOCK OF  to  toto  to  �����*>  to  to  ^���'^'<2'*(0*'00*ie''00'���*_'00' 02!f:'0* ��� <SSZ-'00' 0" '00' 00 '00 ��� 0*' -ZW  * ^ -J2ft02��. "JS5,J^ "-.JS-���_____? t_2__*____^ -JS'J^  T i l^m  <*Q^   fpfr'Cllii   *TDfc* 1^��  4D0 **Mfci   *Q^"*^Pl��' *^__> flfcj   *<M> "Mfc1  *<ft�� fljl*   <flai bAa    r^& ^^&^^g& r^&. *ft!V' >>*W <Hy **"Bg,��*i*BP' ^^B0r^^y  ..^^'^^.*��,**��k."^^.���.'^'^''^'^i*|*'*^-*i*^~.'^-,W"'-W''g;.*******><���*'���s^*"*���_-_...'isr .^^ ��� 'ny   ��� ^0��� ^0* ^0��� 00' 00*000* 010 ��� 00* 00 ��� 00''00  36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  to  to  to  . '���"���an. ���^. ���>��*, -o!*^. ���*���*>_%X^>"  * 00 * 00 ��� 0& * 0000 ��� 0__0 . ^  alyze? "All things happen to those who  wait"���and so they ao wait,' till the  only thing which "is sure to happen' to  every one does happen, and they die.  Cculd they but have realized that "he  who'hesitates is lost" contains far more  truth than its opposite they might have  done something ih life.' Not that this  energetic assertion of an occasional  fact is by any means a sure guide. Who  is not familiar with the man who never  hesitates beforo any decision and nearly  always laments his precipitation, usually aloud? Who has not got tired of  imploring such a one to make the best  of a bad job or of suppressing the 'obvious comment of "We told you so?"  All the same, believers in a motto which  spurs them into foolish action seems  to do better in the race of life than  those who rely upon one which  preaches nothing but qaution. And  hasty people generally seem to arrive'  at their goal, in however bad.condition.   .���  \  Episcopalians' New Bible.  NEW YORK, December 6.���A new  bible authorized by the late general  convention in San Francisco, to be.read  In all Episcopal churches in the United  States, has been in process of completion by the committee oh marginal  readings, which has sat at the Episcopal  general seminary in this city since,'last  Tuesday and will conclude its work tomorrow, says' the Times. ��� It .was stated  that an English firm has promised to  undertake the publication of this bible  without expense to' the committee. 'The  new' bible is to' consist of the text and  renderings of the king James version,  the renderings of the English revision  and the renderings of the recent" American revisions. - The renderings of the  Episcopal committee "were ordered to be  printed in an appendix for preservation.  The late convention, while it praised  the scholarship of its own commission,  did not place their work upon the same  level'.as that of the revisers, who had  included lay scholars, and who had  i=spent-many=years-atfth'e-*workr=beslde3-  being far larger in numbers. The 'new:  bible insures the very late renderings,  although the reading of them is permissive only, not * obligatory.  Wrecked a Railway Sta'ioi  FRANKFORT, Germany, December  6.���A large part of the handsome railway station precincts here was wrepkea  this morning by the Orient express; the  air brakes on which'failed to work.'The  train dashed 'into the station at; full  speed, jumped the platform and came  to a standstill in the middle of the  waiting room against the debris of a  stone wall. A few of the passengers  were badly bruised, but none was fatally  injured. The people about the station  and in the waiting room had remark-  able escapes.        .  CLASSIFIED ADS,  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING  MACHINES,OK ALL  KINDS  for Rale or re ,t at .the.Old Curiosity Bhop.   FOR SALE. _  FOR  SALE   OR  TO   RENT ���A   PIANTO;  nearly now.   Apply It. W. Day, Madden block.  HELP WANTED.  ARCHITECTS.  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser'a second Hand store, Ward street.  FURNITURE.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FUKNlTljRld  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postofflce building, Vernon street,  Nelson.  WHOLESALE DIREGTQBY  - ASSAYERS*' SUPPLIES.  W.   P.   TEETZEL  &  CO.���CORNER  OF  Baker    and    Josephine    streets.    Nelson,  wholesale' dealers   in - assayer's .supplies.-  Agents -for  Denver  Flre   Clay   Company,  Denver, Colorado.       -   ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  In telephones,-, annunciators, bells, batteries, electric fixtures and appliances. Houston Block, Nelson.  .   FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  P. BURNS '& CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln fresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  GROCERIES.  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 GO.  K.-W.-C. Blook.       Corner Ward ind Baker 8t s  "SEAGRAM"  THE LEADING CANADIAN WHISKEY  TRY IT  KOOTISNAX SUPPLilT COMPAN iT, 1_1J_1-  Ited.���Vernon street, Nelson, wholesale  grocors.  JOHN CHOLDITCH. & CO.���FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONAL.D & CO.���COltiN i_K OF  Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesale  grocers and jobbers in blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, macklnaws and miners'" sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln provisions,  oured mpats. butter and eggs.  - LIQUORS 'AND  DRY  GOODS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.���CORNER  =Veruan=and=Jbsephlne=i=streetSF=^Nelyonr'=  wnalesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  gooas. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee' and' Calgary Brewing Company of Calgary;    :  NOTICES: OF  MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  WANTED-L AD Y COMPANION OR BOARD-  er, for winter months; comfortable home. Address Box 7!), Nelson.  SITUATIONS WANTED.  WANTBD-THK CARE OF OFFICES OR  rooms. Will go out to do housework by tho  hour or day. Orders left at Tho Tribune ofiice,  addressed to Mrs. Curry, will havo prompt  attention.  __        _ LOST. ������  ABOUT (i:30 THURSDAY EVENING BE-  tween' William Hunter & Co.'s store, the postollico and the C. P. It. Land oflice on West Baker  streot, a silver open-faced watch with photo on  faco; gold chain and four charms; $3 gold piece1  a gold locket, a gold heart and a moss-agate minj  aturc ourling stone. Finder will be handsomely  re wai ded by returning same to William Hunter  & Co.'s s'oro.  BTJSINESS_piRE0T0RY.  CHOP HOUSE.  "PIONEER ^HO^~~~HOUSEr^~JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Que��n's Hotel,  Balc-er street, Nelson, Open dky and night,  lynches a apedalty. Picnic and traveling  ttiVUm vaptiUBO. on abortast Htfet,  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.-  Regular meetings first and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited * to attend. Dr. W.  Rose, R.K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; G. A.  Brown. P. C.  ���a   X NELSON LODGE, NO. 23.. A. F. &  *��.     A. M. meets second Wednesday In  ,    each   month.-*;* Sojourning   brethren  l   invited.     ..  IN BULK, 2, 4, and 7 years old.  IN CASES,"'83 and Star.  Delivered from the warehouse in Nelson  E. P. EITHET & 00., LTD.  . VICTORIA, B. -C.  A. B. GRAY,  Kootenay Representative.  P. O. BOX 521. NBLSON, B. C.  IMPEEIAL BBBWING COMPANY  JEMERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  KOOTENAY....  GOFFEE OO.  ii*****'********.*.***:***.***.  Goffee.Roasters  Dealers In fea an(J Qcffee    *  I*********-****.**.*.**.*.*.*.*.*.*.  Wo aro offering at lowest pricos the best  frades o .Coylon, India, China and Japan  eas.  Our Bos., Mocha and Java Coffeo, por  pound 9  40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds    1 00   m  . Choico Blend Coffeo, I pounds 1 00   |  Special K'end Coffeo, 6 pounds    1 00  Rio Blond Coffee, 6 pounds    1 00  Special Blend Coylon Tea, per pound      30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY OOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON  ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  Flooring  Joail &nd coast,  .Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  NELSON AERIE. NO. 22 F. O. E.���  Meots second and .fourth Wedno��aays #fi  each month at Fraternity. Hall. George  Bartlett,  president;  J.  V.  Morrison,  _m*.-  rotary..  NKLSbN ROYAL ARCH CTIAiTJCR. XO.  123, G. R, C���Moets third Wednesday. SoAjtu'O-  Intf companions. invited. Chas. G. Mills 7,;  Tlios. ,T. Sims, S. K.,   *       ,   .       .  ^^^55~^^~M50?^NIONS^  iUUMiiiO   fl,-.MUlN.   .SO.  ��0,   W.   _���'.   OC   ISffT  MeetB In Miners'. Union Hall, worth west  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, uvery  Saturday evening .'at** 8'��� o'clock. V'.sf.tlng  members velcome. M. R. M&wat. president; James Wilks, secretary. Ltoion. scale  of wages for Nelson district per _._il_.t: Ma-  ..alne mon $3.60, hammersmen J3.25, muck-  .ts, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers S3.'        -  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER;  R. EEISTERER & CO.  WKK (TfcRa A NO *COXT*0BHe D*  FINE LAGER BEEF?, ALE  AND PORTER  : BARBERS' UNION, NO. 196. OI' THB  international Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets flrst and third. Mondays  ?.**bneaS.h mo:**i!.h;!,n Miners* Union Hall at  S:30 sharp. Visiting members Invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. M.at_a��son, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  *��ecrotary.  *���*��������� ���������..-     V���^  LAUNDRr WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Ilall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. "W. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNTON MEETS WED-  nesday. evening of each week at 7 o'clock.  In Miners' Union HaU. C. J. Clayton!  president;  Alex.' B. Murray,  secretary.  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BREWBRT   AT   NELBON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT THB   MANHATTAN  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT  THE  MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREET  ALL THE BEST BRAND8  CIQUOR8   AND  OIGARS.  Telephone 145  ORDER YOUR  Telei'iione 35  _ies���������  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  ol all ktaas  IJ" -WHAT tOV WANT IS N01 IK Bi-CCK  WE WILL MJKK IT JfOB YOW  OAhu Alill GET P1IZCKS,  &?%  %  IIAT.T, AND T.4KR STISlrWWI, KKt.ttO'T  '4^k.***.**.*.**.***:*.***.**.*.*.*.*.^.  OF    COURSE    VOU    WANT    THE     BEST-  TIIKN   ��0  TO  ARTHUR    QBE:  in Tromont Block.   Iio will suit vou.  Largo stock of imported season's goods.  'tit  ���m  ��  m  nt  ���*��*���***���*���**���**���**���** ******** -?0'  WEST TRANSFER GO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agonts for Hard and Sofb Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington ISrick, Lime & Mann!  faoturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers. .  All coal and wood strictly cosh on delivery  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee. president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS AND WAITERS UNTON NO. Ml,  W. Ij. U., meets at Minors' Union Hall on second and last Tuesdays in every month at 8:30  p.in. sharp. A. B. Sloan, nresident: J. V. Fnr-  i-c-*tell, secretary H. M. Fortier, financirl sec-  i-etary.  PLASTERERS' UNION ME HSTS EVERY  MonAay evening In the Elliot Block, at 8  aVAtclc. 3. D. Moyer. president; Wailam  VioK McntaY-. *". A Bos Jffi.  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER 00.  i*  ANTHRACITE /\ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  | "Office: Baker Streot,  T  Telephone 365,  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  j-Offlw: iwp Boors lAefit & f ��� B- iH&ee,  TELEPHONE J  xxxcaraxxiHzxxixi5Q3mxxxc��ixii*f  THEO MADSON  .    MANUFACTUBUB OV  TENTS AfiD AWNINGS  P. O. Box 70  NELSON,  B.C.  H-TO- Dtxxi7xaxrixncaxrfiiiirxijiirti;tixccr3;i:tixi5;  NEWLING- & CO.  AUCTiONEEijS, VALUERS, ETO.  Kootenay Street, next door to Oddfellows' HallJ  ^.O. Box US3 JN'ELSON, B.C.  LADIES' MANTLES AND COSTUMES  AND CHILDREN'S COATS AT HALF PRICE   to  . $  to  to WE WILL ALSO SHOW EXCEPTIONAL BARGAINS IN LADIES' FLANELETTE-WEAR to  to  GOODS   AND   PRICES   TO SUIT ALL /f\  <ty = to  \ i  ti  ���,   Office 1S4 8aMr St     !] saanKtanmaiasiMunwKi  '^j'-rFWBamesmfgjiwmigaisma^^  w  Ifr\  m  (I)11B KELBOH MUBMft jAftMDiir MOkfctiHft, MGJ^Blll % 1901  KCM  ^f'^^W^^^l-.flC^r^'r'il'fiT.irTjr .nmliMiiln. ii!ri*4&<inLtvji..rru^*lm-*G.2*a��J. i.y.ii,r_-__i,;,7-,_-,t ��vT;��-vrf��*iKJiJ3i^tft;i^^d��i-Marfl��ii*'f'^ir.*iifif>'r^'i'fc'ljW1hi[ i  BASE OF MOST  CAPITAL, all paid up-..$12,000,000.00  RBST     7,000,000.00  OJTD1VXDE1D PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Straiheoua and Mount Royal ...President)  Hon. Goorgo A. Dnnamoiid Vico-l'roaident  E. S. CloiMtou Gonoral Managor  BAM OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH 18 AMALGAMATED  THE BANK  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  NKLSON BRANCH  Ooruor Bakor ar.d Kootonay Btroeto.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Managor.  Uranohoa ln London (England) New York,  Chicago, nnd all tho principal cities In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterllug Exchange and Cafclo  Ti-aiiHlors. .  Grant Commorcial and Travelors' Crodlta,  available In any part ot tho world.  Drafts Issuod, Collection. Made, Etc.  Savings Bank Branch  CCimiCNT RATK OV INTKRK8T 1'AID.  THE LAND OF THE COLOSSAL  Max O'Bell on the United States  Here I am in the United States for  the seventh time. My flrst visit was  paid fourteen years ago, in 1S87. Since  that day, what changes, what fairylike  transformations! It is like phantasmagoria. In 1SS7 the population of  America was sixty millions; now it is  over seventy.- ln fifty years' time it. will  be two hundred millions. Yea, the land  of thc colossal, tho land of intelligence,  the land of light. In Europe they will  no longer receive tlie light from the  Bast; they will have it from the West.  As before, I Unci all the Americans  ^.at the wheel, almost recovered from a  tragedy that shocked tne world and obtained for them the deepest sympathy  of the most, exalted in the land, as well  as the lowest. But America cannot stop  for the insane crime of a lunatic; she  has her mission to fulfill; forward���she  must go on. Rich and poor, young and  old���yes, all, with the exception p'erhaps  of a few Anglo-maniacs whom the Old  World call gentlemen and tho Now One  loafers.  On my first visit thc Americans had  all built monumental blocks of fifteen  and sixteen stories; today I find some iu  New York with thirty and thirty-two.  If they go a little higher up still the  Americans will havo only a step to walk  into the sojourn of the Seraphim.' For  that matter all things aro explained.  New York is built on a narrow island  having the shape of a tongue from south  to north. It is impossible to get extension toward the east or west, so in  the business quarters, they spread in  the only region of space which is disengaged���that is, toward the firmament.  Of course I cannot say that America  interests me now as much as it did formerly. The novelty has worn off a bit.  I am beginning to see things American  with eyes almost American, instead of  seeing them with those of the "intelligent foreigner." I no longer want to  he guided, and I no longer, run the risk  of heing guyed.  During my first visits I received light  impressions," which amused me and interested me, and which also seemed to  entertain the Americans who were kind  enough to allow me to communicate  them to them. Today I have opinions,  and a fairly good knowledge of the country; and the opinions of a foreigner on  the nation he visits have much less  value than those of the natives. Impressions and opinions arc very different things. The impression of a fair-  minded and fairly intelligent foreigner  are always interesting, and' the fresher  they are the more piquant they read.  . When, fourteen years ago, I was beholding men walking in Broadway,  frowning, careworn, tired looking, 1 remember that I exclaimed: "Poor devils, they are on a round of calls on  friends who live at 538 East 125th street;  S92 West 13Sth street, and, maybe,  2354 West 162nd street. By George, so  -would, I look frowning and careworn if  I had to remember all these combina--  tions of figures!"  That was an impression. Now, when  I look at the same men, I say to myself: "So many men who do not know  whether they will he ruined or will be  millionaires  today at four  o'clock."  And by the side of all those preoccupied faces I see pass, as before, cheerful,  smiling, smart women, regular Paris-  iennes in gait and elegance, wearing all  tho latest fashions of beautiful Paris,  handsome, well-made, supple, with eyes  dazzling with intelligence, beautifully  corseted, gloved and shod, the whole  crowned wilh magnific'icnt hatu, proudly  planted on thc top of the most beautiful  heads in tho world.  Was it not the other day that Andrew  Carnegie gave ton millions to found  scholarships in the four universities of  Scotland? This great American millionaire philanthropist's hobby is to be  found in free libraries. He establishes  them everywhere, in America and especially in his dear native land of Scotland.  "I have two hundred and fifty millions yet to distribute before my death,"  he said .only the other day. He evidently intends to start the next world  as he started this one���with little or  nothing.      .  The word millionaire, of course,  cannot now convey an exact idea of the  fortune of American plutocrats. We  must invent a word and say billionaire.  The Oil King of America' possesses as  much money as would have paid the'  war indemnity imposed on France hy  Germany in 1870, and probably more.  The papers announce the amalgamation of two great railroad lines. In  future the '"new company will control  over 10,000 miles. The financier who  brought about this amalgamation is a  man who could buy, n* they were on  sale, the Louvre museum and the Arc  de Trlomphe.  And how do these .billionaires live?  Well, every one in this world lives according to his own fancy. Some lead  p. life that might be pnvied by the European sovereigns.. Others prefer living  like little bourgeois retired from business. Some have trains and steamers  of their own; others take the street  car. Some pay their cooks ten thousand dollars a year; others eat a chop  for luncheon.  But for the colossal, give me American journalistic  enterprise.    Give  me  Paid-up Oapltnl,  Reserve FudcI,  $3000.000  -   $2,000,000  AGGREGATE RESOURCES OVER $65,060,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  B  E. Walker,  General Manager  London Olllco, 60 Lombard Streot. ��1. O,  New York  Office, 16   Exchange   Place.  and Hi Branchos in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on doposits. Prcfsonfc rate  throo per cent.  GRANGE  V. HOLT,  Manager Nolson Branch.  York run papers in Chicago and San  Francisco, and who, in order to do so,  have private telegraphic lines stretching  from one end to the other of this huge  continent at a yearly cost of $50,000.  On the 1st of this Noveniber the Paris  Figaro published'an article of mine "entitled "A New Education to Start."  Three days ago I received a Butte (Montana) paper of the next clay, the 2nd of  November, containing an editorial of a  whole column on the-Figaro article.  Ex uno disce omnes.  From such an insignficant thing as an  article of mine judge what American  journalism can do in the presence of  great events. I have heard of cables  costing tens of thousands of dollars.  The Americans are well served. The  earth is theirs. All they lack yet is a  hit of ivory on old walls. But this, if  necessary, they will manufacture as  easily as cobwebs are manufactured for  wino merchants and hotel keepers.  of  o^.__st-a_:d_a_  No Chance of a Visitor From Mars.  Unless you have a longer than ordinary lease of life there is little hope  that you will live to shake hands with  a visitor from Mars.  Thc fascinating possibility of communication with this much-talked of  planet has been given a solar plexus  blow by the eminent astronomer, sir  Robert Ball, now lecturing in this  country.  Tlie likelihood of signalling to Mars  ha.s been so often discussed and intertwined with so much of a network of romance and speculation that sir Robert  Ball's plain statement that it is an impossibility is causing a popular sensation.  ' It is his array of figures that makes  sir Robert's statements impressive.  Mars, ho points out, is one hundred and  fifty times as far away as the moon,  and it is difficult enough to get accurate information about the surface of  the moon. Any building on earth  would have to be at least one hundred  and fifty times as long and as broad as  it is before an inhabitant of Mars, with  as powerful as telescope as we have on  -earth today, might happen to see it  evon if he were looking in this direction  ond thc atmosphere was unusually  clear.  Using tho modern methods of military signalling with flags, it would require a fiag( at least 300 miles long, 20C  miles wide, 'attached to a pole 500 miles  long, to be waved to and fro hefore an  inhabitant of Mars looking through his  spyglass would be impressed with thr  idea that there was anything unusual  going on. Or, if the imagination could  conceive of Lake Superior filled with  petroleum and set on fire, the great  blaze might appear as a'speck of light  to an inhabitant of Mars who happened  to see it.  By the Marconi wireless telegraphy  system, capable of sending a flash of  light seven times around this earth in  a ' second of timo, it might be  possible to get a message to the  moon if the electric force would  -carry-in-about-four-seconds and-to-Mars  in about eight minutes; but there are  stars visible every night through the  telescope so remote that even if a Marconi message had boen sent to them at  the moment of the crucifixion the news  would not have reached there yet. There  are other stars visible to the naked cy**-  lhat could not yet havo received the  news of the battle of Waterloo if the  message had been sent by Marconi at  thc timo tho engagement began.  Tho so-called "canals" on Mars, discredited as such of late years, are, according to sir Robert, canals aftor all.  He says that thoy arc not the work of  nature, because nature does not work on  straight lines. These canals with the assured existence of arctic and tropical  regions, sir Robert said, are indications that human life is existent on  Mars. No permanent water and no river  can be discerned on Mars. What astronomers sec aro straight lines, or rather  linos falling in circles around thc  ���?lobo. These are undoubtedly canals In  a great state of development. It is not  known that these canals carried off the  ice and snow that melted during the  summer season, but it is a fact that the  observation of the canals is clearer at  the season of tbe year when it may he  assumed that the snow and ice are melting.  Capital (paid up)   -   $2,500,000  Rest       -       -       -    $1,860,000  HKAD OFFICK. TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Brunches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, OiiLarloand Quebec.  II. S. HOWLAND President.  I). R. WILKIK Uonoral Manajjcor.  E. HAY Inspector.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOOK.  A general banking business transacted.  Savings Department,���Deposits roceived and  Intcrost allowed.  Drafts fold, available in all parts of Canada,  United State, and l_urope.  Special attention given to collections.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  there have been reports of sea serpents.  They have   ranged   in   size   from   the  length of a giant boa-constrictor to the  one described in the fo'castle song:  From the tip of his nose to the tip of his  tail  It's just nine thousand mile.  Scientific men have made due allowance for the vivid imaginations of seafaring men and have recognized that  behind these tales there was a solid  truth���a survival of those ancient monsters which peopled the sea when man  was still a tailed arborean, speaking the  language which professor Garner makes  a living and a stir by trying to recover.  It is not strange tliat none of these  monsters has ever been captured. The  sea is so vast both in surface and in  depth. When they die they, go to the  bottom or are soon torn to pieces by  other fish and sea birds. They avoid tho  haunts of man. It may be that, some of  . the more formidable ones have now and  then met and attacked a small ship. If  so, perhaps they destroyed the last  witness of a combat so hideous that no  imagination of possible horrors of the  mysterious sea could conceive it.  Origin of Beneficent Institution.  One afternoon last year a Parisian  lady saw a servant girl dissolved in  tears seated on her knees. Inquiries'" elicited the naive confession that she had  been spending the previous hour in  fruitless eiforts tb arrange the infant's  attire, and after hopelessly struggling  with thc mysteries of swaddling clothes  had given up the attempt. How was  she to face the mother, her mistress,  with the child- in this undressed state?  Despair at the thought had'driven her  to tears, Between the_sobs she explained  that she had that morning accepted an  nivitation as nursery maid without ever  having held a baby in her arms before.  The kind hearted lady dressed the hapless infant and determined there and  then to start a school for servant girls.  The institution is now a flourishing concern, and the lady who founded it has  had the satisfaction of turning out several hundred domestic servants, fully  equipped for the efficient discharge of  their duties iu various-branches.  DO NOT WAIT UNTIL IT IS TIMET0.CUT THE XMAS TREE BEFOEE YOU OBDER TOUR  HOLIDAY GOODS AT JACOB DOVER'S, "THE JEWELER."  ^  000 ��� 000 ' 00 * 00 * 00' O0  f^SMQ ^'^'^'^'^'&'���^71!��'fiC'^'^^'Gtt^'&^*'^ 0* ' 0* ' **'Z7<-  ��� 000^\i0. ^ ��� ^ ��� ���*��> ��� ^*��. ���^ ��� ���*�����.��� ^ -5^ **^ ��� *������������* ���^���^���'5��,��Sf.*^'. ^*^S^V~-  ~%  to  to  to  to  RECOflNr/iNG tho demand for "A Better Class of  Goods," we  have  decided to oJFer only such goods that we kuow are  first quality  nnd  latest designs. _,  Prices have been figured very low, to tempt the closest buyers?  In Pearl and Diamond Brooches we have the largest and best selected line in the country, and prices and styles to make them '?ady  sellers.  Diamonds bought early and judiciously, consequently we can qncte  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 ail 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  Loose or Mounted  WATOHES  Killed and Gold  GOLD BKOOOHBS  Latest designs  GOLD SET RIVGS  Ladies and Gents.  GOLD LOOKBTS  With and without .stones  GOLD CHAINS  All weights  GOLD OtJFF PINS  With and without 6tones  GOLD GUARDS  ,  10 and 11 karat  GOLD1 NOVELTIES  SILVER NOVELTIES  0�� all kinds  to  Jaeofo Dover,  C. P. R. Time Inspector  "The Jeweler."  NELSON, B.C.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  -C?j5��B  fft  \S0-.00 -00.00.00. 00.00.0S0.00.00.00'ig!* 00'00'0**0-0;. w.V% * SB* * ^ * ��& * Sp* * S * St* ���fi'' * ��Bl "<S l<fc .*<��-*���&* 3^ * ^' ^kimirJ^'.  ���^���^^^^^^^^���^���SS^^^^^^ ^^^'/L0'7S'00'7S'00'0^*^00'^'00'00'00'0S.^0*^Sl^''  '       /���' A-  The Sea Serpent Officially Seen.  Henry N. Neligan, third officer of the  'steamship Irada and an official observer  of marine events for the hydrographic  office, makes the following official report:  October 26th, 1901.���At 11 a. m*. today,  in latitude 27 degrees 26 minutes north,  and longitude 90 degrees 18 minutes  west, passed a large sea serpent appearing about 100 feet long. The head was  blunt, square nose and was ejecting  water to the height of two or theree feet  from its nostrils. The animal or fish  had three distinct sets of fins and a tail  lying across like a porpoise. On its  back was a series of humps like a  camel. It was heaumg about east  (true) and moving slowly.  This seems to settle it���if there was  any doubt about it. Since the dawn of  history, since that first mariner whom  Horace sail-must have had a heart  thrice bound round with triple brass to  mBWspa^er proprietors yrho from Jffew i /dare to adventure the unknown sea.  CuttiDg Military Red Tape,  An army officer just back from the  Philippines tells the following story  of a callow young officer whose mistakes are a source of amusement to his  comrades: Early in his military experience the lieutenant was -awakened by  a sentry at night, who passed by his  tent calling out the hour and vouchsafing the information,' "All's well."  The youth turned over and settled down  to another nap, but the next hour he  was awakened by the unwelcome call.  When this had been repeated' for tho  third time he decided to endure it no  longer; and going to the door of his  tent called out: "Look here, my good  man, it's very kind of you to tell me  the time, but 1 have a watch here hy  iny bed, so please spare yourself fur-  _ Iher���trouble."   the reports of a serious quarrel, between queen Wilhelmina .and her husband, prince Henry of the Netherlands.  The Temps' vouches for the correspondent as from a contributor-who has the  reputation of sending accurate information. The correspondent says the  malicious rumors in regard to the  queen and prince Henry are fabrications  of cheap society papers in Holland.  He adds: "It is a most happy -thing  that there is no domestic strife, the  queen loves her husband and harmony  has always  prevailed."  LONDON;, December 6.���A dispatch  to the Evening News from The Hague  published today says" peace reigns at  the palace, and the happiest man in  Holland is major Van Tots who was  wounded in defense of the queen by  prince Henry, or as all the Dutchmen  now contemptuously call him, "the  German."  C OIsJI^-A-JtsfY  0FF1CE:IBAKER STREET WEST, NELSOfl, B. C.  TELEPHONE HO, 2)9.'. P. 0. BOX 688.  Philippine Ports Closed.  MANILA, December 5. ��� General  Chaffee has issued orders for the closing of all ports in the Batangas and  Laguan provinces, The quartermasters  there will cease paying rent to the Filipinos for buildings used for military  purposes, as it is found that a large  portion of the money so paid finds its  way to the insurgents in the way of  contributions, and general Chaffee intends that no more government money  shall lind Its way into the hands of the  enemy. The reason for closing the ports  is that too many supplies arc found to  bo getting into the possession of thc  insurgents. General Chaffee intends  giving general Ball, commanding tho  troops in Batangas, every assistance  ho may require to subdue the insurgents.  Governor Taft is improving rapidly and  expects to return to the United States  in the government transport Grant,  whicli sails  before Christmas.  Getting .Rather Monotonous.  NEW YORK, ^e.ce*mber 6.���The Paris  correspondent   of   tiie   London 'Times  quotes a dispatch from The Hague correspondent of the Temps in regard to  r<.  Quick-shine!  A sponge full of  " leather-life " ��� six  rubs,  A brilliant polish  for less than a--cent*  SLATER SHOE  POLISH  "foody-ftp Welld"  _*�����  RO/AL SHOE STORE, Aberdeen Block j  lUEEff'S HOTE!  BAKER   STREET.   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air,  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample roomd for commercial men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  Irs. E. 0. Clarke, Prop.  Lato of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Madden House  Baker and Ward  Streets, Nolson.  The only hotel ln Nelaon that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomc ire well furnished and  lighted by electricH>.  The bar la always Btocnea r>y the best  domestic and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clnrke Hotel.  Tbe Best $1 per Day House in Nelson.  None but-whito liolp employed.   Tlio bar tbo  best.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  Imperial Hotel, Nelson  (Formerly known as tho Silver King)  This hotel, in thc central part of the city, has  been entirely renovated and improved.  Tho commodious bar is supplied with all the  best brands of liquors, wines and cigars and is  under tho personal management of Mr. J. O.  Naismith.  Tho dining room and restaurant are conducted  on the European plan, and thoso and the hotel  accommodation arc under: the management of  Mrs. Gorman, -whoso largo experience is a guarantee of tho comforts of the hotel.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house ln town. House and furniture new  and flrst class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?6 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLFN, Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and clgara. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. Slrat claan tabic board.  GARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  B,.ICi\ AND LIN|E L . . . .  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  cons^:i3.A.3sr"5r  OFFICE: [BAKERISTHEET WEST, JiEISOJ-!, B.C.  TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 831 BAKER STREET, NKLSON  4MEFtlCAf- AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents to SI  THB BINDERY DEPARTMENT OP  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BOBNS BLOOK. KHLSOK.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL RULED BLANK BOOl^S  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  Auction Sale  ��� A  .  ft> ''\  '  The undersigned will sell by auction ./x  at tlieir sale room   opposite  the  post-",  office a quantity of    .  HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE;  AND OTHER EFFECTS. \ '*  ON SATURDAY, DEC. 7tli, 7:30:p.*m.;  On view morning of sale.    ���' . ��� ,'  .' .'"**'- r I  '-'���",-'��jV,'  NEWLING & CO.  0  Office: Kootenay street, next to Odd--  fellows'  Hall,  Nelson,  B.C.  BEAL ESTATE'/.-:  AND  INSUBANGE BBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake, Addition'.'  (Bogustown) Fairyiew Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes. -.:  These safes can he bought from us on  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  OEBTIHOATE   OP IMPEOVEMENTS  ��� ��� u  NOTICK.���lino minoral claim, situate in the'  Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay District.  Where located:   On the cast slope of Wild  Horse Mountain, about ono mile southwest of��  thc Klisc.  TAKE NOTICE that I. N. F. Townsend, acting as agent for Edward Baillic, free miners certilicate No. i��(ilG5, intend, sixty days from tho  date hereof, to apply to thc Mining Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purposo  -of obtaining a Crown Grant of-tho above claim. -  And furthor tako notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuanco  of such Certificate ot Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of August, A.D. 1901.   N. F. TOWNSKND.  OEETIFIOATE  OP  IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICE.���Vermont mineral claim, situato in  the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootenay  District.  Where located: On the west fork of Roror  Creek, three unci ono-half miles south of Kooto  nay Hiver.  TAKK NOTICK that I, N. F. Townsend, acting as a^ent for Albert L. Vcller, i_5578'J; Horman  1,. Keller, Uo.')788;un(l Frederick a. Algiers, H42(!57,  intend, sixty days from the dato hereof, to apply  to the Mining Kccorder for a Certificate ot Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  (Jrant of the above claim.  And further tako notice that action, undor section 37, must be commenced bcfoic tho issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th day of October, A.I). 1901.   N. F. TOWNSEND.  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-0WNEE,  To John J.  MuAiidreW-  or lu auy person  or persons to whom he may have iruua-  l'erred his interest in tho Black Diamond  mineral claim, situate on the north side  ot  Bear creek,  about  three  miles  from  the town of Ymir, lying south of and adjoining the  Kvennlg Star mineral claim,  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district,   and  recorded   In  the   recorder's  oflice for the Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that   I   have  expended   two  hundred   and  twelve    dollars    and     twenty-five     cent*  ($212.25)   ln  labor  and   Improvements  upon  the above mentioned mineral claim ln order  to hold said mineral claim under the provisions of thc Mineral Act, and if within  ninety  days  from   the date of this notice  you fall or refuse to contribute- your portion of all such expenditures together 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 ot September. 1*01.  .-  "'1  NOTIOE.  In tho mailer of on application for a duplicate  of a Certificate ot Title to an undivided half of  J_ot 12. Block 11 in tho Town of Nolson.  Notice is heroby given that it is my intontion  lo issue at the expiration of ono month from tho  first publication hereof a duplicato of the Certificate of Title to tho above mentioned undivided  halt of Lot 12, Block 11 in tho Town of Nelson in  the nftmo of Joseph Hethcrington Bowo., which  Certificate is dated tho 8th day of November,  1897, and numbered IClic.  H. F. MACLEOD.  Land Registry Ofiice. District Registrar.  Nelson, B.C., 3rd Decembor, 1901.  OLD PAPERS  TRIBUNE BINDERY DEPARTMENT  Suitable for wrapping, 25 cents a hun*  dred.  Apply at  j*S*5?<|I  �����"�����*���'**��*  ^MJ&SSUi** \  THE NELSON TRIBUNE,  SATURDAY   MORNING,  BECEMBER 7   1901  Ur  '��'  ten  Ik-  llm  m  w  ������,% $  %r-<  �����'���'  _\i&r~  Iss..  Mr"' i  1^%  Is-:,  ill'  Iff!  IS  It  ii  8  in  I < <-  11'  jfcts-** t��e e*:��se6��**��**'es'��-��ft*-eee fc-sesssseeesseeeeseeeM*.^  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  tn  in  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mil  Mi  Mi  Mi  tb  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  tH  in  Ml  Ml  tW  Mi  Mi  Mi  IN MA��!NG YOUR CHOICE OF CHRISTMAS PRESENTS DO fiOT OVERLOOK  THE FACT TliU WE GARRY THE LATEST LIKES OF  PERFUMERY  From all lhe 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.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  LEAVE  5 a. in.  Daily.  C:10 p. in  Daily  6:40 p. ni.  Daily  8 n. ni.  8 a. iu.  CROW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  Cranhrook, J.larysville, tort  Steele, Elko. Fernie, Jliohol,  lHainnorc, Frank, .Macleod  LctlibridKC, Winnipeg, nnd  all Kimtern puintrt.  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakiisii, Arrowhead,  KoveUstokc.iinu till points east  and v.'oston (J.f.R. main line.  Robson, Trail and Rossland,  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, I'liienix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  ARIUVE  i p. ill.  Daily.  AIUUVE  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  9i*-***-*-**-****-***.**'***-***'***'****'**'*'**'*******'*****'**-i��  *  Having added to my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to ofCsr  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very'lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  LEAVE  10 a. in.  ���l p. m.  4 p. in.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, Pilot Ray, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on the  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch  Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)   ARRIVE  3:40 p.m.  ARRIVE  11 a. ni.  11 a. m  GBEAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  OUR NEW STOCK  Offers Many Opportunities  for Careful Buyers.  We have no rubbish, the accumulation of years, but are offering you NEW GOODS at  LOW  PRICES  Our Xmas offers include:  PARLOR SUITES  BED ROOM SUITES  COUCHES AND LOUNGES  KATTANT GOODS  -. -   . CHIFFONIERS  ROCKERS, CHAIRS  CARPETS AND RUGS  LEAVE  Depot  9:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30 a.m.  Daily  LKAVE  Kaslo  7 u in.  Nelson  6-00 p. m.  ���JiDaiiy  XELSON  &  FORT   SHEPPARD  RAILWAY  ARRIVE  Depot.  6:15 p.m.  Ymir. Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  .Northport, Rossland, Colville Mount'in  and Spokane. 5:5<j p. m.  Daily  KOOTEVAY LAKE  STEAMUOATS   ���  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  AHHIVE  Kaslo  9:?0 p.m.  Nelson  0:30 a.m.  Daily  CITY" AND DISTRICT.  shaft was afterwards stink on this  showing by the Pittsburg company for  75 feet and the small stringer widened  out to respectable proportions, there being a rich pay-streak of from four to  sixteen inches of high grade ore for the  entire ��� depth of the shaft. . The same  pay streak has been opened up above the  tunnel level for a height of 91 feet. Had  the Evans syndicate struck the ore they  would probably have been working the  property yet, and they missed it by a  few shots.  In the case of Marino vs. Alexander  Sproat and Mclnnis, the examination  of Sproat and Angus Mclnnis will take  place today before the registrar upon  their affidavits with respect to the finding of certain power of attorney signed  by Marino in which certain powers  were conferred by him to the defendant  Sproat. This power of attorney is said  to have an important bearing upon the  case and the examination of the defendant Sproat and of Angus Mclnnis upon  it was ordered by the full court. This  document was lost at the trial of the  action, but it is said tliat it has been  subsequently discovered in an outhouse  in New Denver.  Captain Gifford of the Silver King  mine was in-Nelson yesterday. He says  the monetary loss of the company as  the result of the recent fire will approximate $20,000, of which amount $13,000  is covered by insurance This, however,  does not cover the inmrect loss of the  company consequent upon the interruption to operations" at the mine and  smelter. The work of preparing temporary quarter's - is being rushed as  quickly as possible and by Sunday captain Gifford figures that he will be in  shape to .work at least 75 men. This  will be only half of the force employed  at the. mine, before the fire. The work  of rebuilding the large boarding and'  bunk house, destroyed by fire will not  be started before spring.   ���]tS,S'g*^'fc,A,^,S,^:^,^,-^'^,^,^,','i***'*'''^,^t'^^ -  .^tt*'^.^^r^^'^^^l>i^Wg**^ttl*^^'^^^W>'^P^Bijg_->^^^^W��^WK<*^fc��*MM<*'M����**��fc<*(Ba-----_ <MM 00^m >^_-_--^*���C -���_-_-_l ���_-_-_-_- ______g .^^g _^eaZ _____g ____���_�� jmg ___ri _0U_^A jKjflr-'lD'W * L  ���^���^���00-i~^-<*'00-^-00^V^-00-^'^'^.^.0B'^'^'03'tS^  J. G.  BUNYAN  & CO.  n-  Tailor made Clothing  READY TO WEAR.  Is not made as ordinary ready made Clothing,  nor are inferior cloths and trimmings employed.  Clothing advertised as being sold cheap, when  the material and workmanship are likewise  cheap, is dear at any price.  In order to ensure your getting Tailor made  Garment's, with good trimmings, a perfect fit,  value unsurpassed, see that this label is attached to the left hand coat pocket.  L  REGISTERED  ^=  =J  CHRISTMAS PUDDING  We  have  the  best stock  of peel  and  Christmas,  fruits in the city.    Everything fresh.   This season's  lemon,  orange and  citron   peel,  cleaned currants  and raisins.     ��� ���       ���-  Houston Block  Netsoni B.C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  . P. L. Christie of Sandon, who has  been confined to his bed for some, time  past, is able to be about "again.  Martin Murchison, a well-known mining man and prospector died at New  Denver on Thursday evening. He was  well-known throughout the Slocan.  Ben Thomas, one of the men who gave  Toad Mountain its name,"is now living  on his father's cattle ranch in the vicinity of Clinton, Iowa. There are 1000  acres in the ranch1;-which, owing'to its  proximity to the - city, of Clinton, has a  very fancy value per acre...  Rev. Hi F. Graham of Trinity church  Montreal, is expected .to arrive, in' Nelson on January.7th to accept the rec-_  torship of St. Saviour's' church. Rev."  E. P. Flewelling of Phoenix will supply  the pulpit until the new. rector arrives,  thus relieving bishop Dart.  The funeral . of the late. Samuel R.  Rennett took place yesterday afternoon  from the residence of his" brother-in-  law, John J. Malone, _o the Nelson  cemetery. It was attended by the Miners' Union in a body as well as a large  number of personal friends.'    _, '      .  The miners' union at Moyie will give  their second annual ball and supper on  Thursday night next. It is the one annual function of Moyie that'draws people from the outside, and this year the  committee' having charge of the arrangements are trying to make it the  finest ever given in East Kootenay.  At the Methodist church tomorrow  the pastor will have charge of both  services and in the evening will conduct a question drawn on practical  Christianity. Any. serious question  reaching him not. later than the close  of the morning service will. receive a  courteous reply.  ���W��� P.���Robinson���who-for-some-time  filled the office of sheriff of South Kootenay, is lying at the point of death at  his residence in this city. Walter J.  Robinson, deputy sheriff of Rossland,  one of the sons of the ex-sheriff arrived  in the city yesterady;,.The-other son is  at present serving with the troops in  South Africa. ���  There is no end ol complaints over  the irregular delivery of mail matter  throughout Kootenay. -The following  is a fair sample: The Enterprise mine  on Ten-mile creek, Slocan lake, is without a postoffice; but. a sack is made up  for the mine. and mill at . Nelson.  Through the ��� carelessness of someone,  mail intended for the jinterprise mine  and mill is put in the New Denver sack.  When this happens, the mail is sent back  to Nelson,, which occasions a delay of  two or three-days. , Papers addressed  to Creston- never arrive regularly, subscribers frequently getting only two  copies.of- the 'daily edition of The Tribune during a- week.-' The Tribune is  aware that - it, is. -useless to rmake complaints, for ;the local postmasters seem  to be- powerless to: make -changes that  will remedy the irregularities complained of. <       - ������*.������ -     ��� -      -  Robert J. Long j of- Creston is in town  stopping at-the Queen's. Mr. Long says  Creston and--the-tributary-camps are'a  trifle. quiet,.. and' will probably remain  so until' spring.-.' Speaking'of the expenditure of public "money in the Goat  River division, Mr. ^Long 'Says the division i has been very, rliberally treated,  and that there'is-.little complaint Quite  a number of settlers, came'in this summer and bought _ landw'near ��� Creston.  These people. complain -that the; lands  and works department were a trifle slow  in starting a road.1 so that they could  get in supplies, an*d:that when the work  was commenced thetforce employed was"  too small to be effective.,. On the west  side of Kootenay river there has been a  good deal of prospecting, notably on  Summit creek. Were a trail built from  the mouth of t.he creek to the-Reclamation Farm, it .would be a great-convenience to prospectors, and * the ' expense  would be comparatively. small. - Speaking-of redistribution, Mr. Long says the  people of Creston.prefer to.be attached  to the same riding as-Nelson, simply -  because they do all tlieir trading here  and they know that they would get a  square deal when it came to disbursements for public works.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  tfv  **��.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay-  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  ��������-  \\i  to  to  to  to  to  to  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS   |  to  to  HEATING STOVES     I  to  to  to  to  to  to  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  ��� ��� NELSON, B. C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  to  to  SANDON, B. C.    to  We have purchased the Madson Stock at a low rate on the dollar.   It consists of  CLOTHING, CENTS FURNISHINGS, BOOTS, SHOES, HAT, CAPS,  RUBBERS AND BLANKETS.  ALL THESE GOODS TOGETHER WITH THE BALANCE OF OUR  W.LL 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 .  GOQP.S ,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. FERLAND & CO.  ^feee.6et:6e����eee������6����ge&^  AT THE HOTELS.  TELES��HONE��39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Planing Mills  JCI-MIT 3D.  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Seen la y.  Havo jiwtiecfilved 3.0"0,0    feotofloflg from Iriiiho. and wc are prepnred .pent the Ia"-gowt bill  of tirube;- of any riimenfli'in**- or lengths.   E-"  doors, and Aiouidinga in Kootonaj'.  Estimates given a: any time.   The largest stock of aaRh.  TREMONT ��� James Dean, Grand  Forks; Joseph H. Chipman,'49 creek.  : BARTLETT-^-S.. r.Malloy, Ten-mile;  G. Ykho, Rossland; D. Hurely and J,  Hurely, Slocan.   ./.;..     :.,-.;  MADDEN���J. Johns, Slocan; L. H.  Casey and J. Gowey, Fern mine; Mike  Kealey, 49 creek; H. Sheran, New Denver. ��� '���-.*.������������  GRAND CENTRAL ��� Fred Boyer,  Kaslo:. Mrs. H.Leitz, Slocan; - B; B.  Butwater; Slocan; J. W. Austin, Hall;  F.-Morris, Phoenix; ���������H.-* L/. -Calhoun,  Phoenix. ������������ ���.-"���'- ���*���-.  QUEENS���James Stevenson, -'..Buck-'  ville, Miss M.. Moldorn, Los Angeles;  J. A. Field. Calvary; A." Sproat and G.  Sutherland, New Denver; Harry Jackson, Colorado; Miss Simmons, Fort William;   Miss   McDonald,  Vernon.  HUME���James Morris, Rossland; cap-  ttiin and Mrs.-Gifford, Silver King mine;  M. L. Orimmett. Sandon; F. G. Kelly,  Seattle: D. S. Kelly. St..Johns. N. B.;  W. N. Brayton and wife, Kaslo; W. Gib-  ben, Winnipeg; J. J. McKay, Vancouver; J. P. Keane, Greenwood; G. H.  Brodigan and H. G. Poolori, Toronto;  C. I. Fagan. Victoria; A. L. McDonald,  Seattle;  R.  Mee, Vanvouver.  PHAIR���G. O. Buchanan; Kaslo; W  A. Hewitt, San.Francisco; R.-W. Gri-.  gor, A. B. Mackenzie and.Thos. Brad-,  ury, Rossland; John Keen, -Kaslo; J.  C. Holden. Lardo; D. B. Fotheringham,  Spokane; J. Frank Collom, Oakland,  Cal.: W. Y. Mackenzie, Vanvouver; C.  E. Race, Rossland; J. A. Macdonald.  Rossland; J.. A. Sayward, Victoria; E.  P. Davis, Vancouver; E. P. Flewelling,  Phoenix;. W. M. Reay, Chicago.  to  to  to  to  to  -������  S WIN..  Fresh, Reliable Shoes mean long wear and satisfaction.  Old Shelf-worn Shoes do not. The I royal Shoe Store  handles only the best. Everything frej;h, strong, stylish  reliable and satisfactory.   The kind you want.  OUR  PRICES ARE  RIGHT.       SOLE AGENTS   FOR THE  SLATER SHOE.  torn  ff  to  to  m  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KmDS ON &AMD  ossraca akw'srAJ*a��fc �����saaa��BAXauAaa>��B��isT8iiaaBiat  BUSINESS MENTION.  The Athabasca, one of the most popular resorts of Nelson, has recently added a new feature to the business in. the  way of a Delicatessen Counter, where  the public can get lunches at any time.  Such imported luxuries as pickled  shrimp, Wurzubra's carabus, Vienna  sausage, Lungensutze, Frankfurter and  Bratwurst sausage and sauerkraut, sardines, herring, limburger, etc., constantly on hand and served day and  night at popular prices. Hot clam  chowder served free from ___ till S and j  IF BROWN SOLD IT II '3 GOOD  Neglected Eyes  j  *   ^m^���**^^*0*0*0i^*i^**0mnaBnmmmM0Boeu0m0eMMma^a'  Are always a tource of re-  g-et in after years. M^ny  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.  The Molly Gibson will today ship, a  carload of high-grade ore to the Nelson  smelter which it is thought will .go  something over 100 ounces silver to the  ton In addition to its lead values. Just  what the shipments from the Molly  Gibson will be this winter will in a  very great measure depend1 upon the  condition of the silver market  There were but two locations recorded  at the Nelson record office yesterday.  T. M. Beamish recorded the Blue  Grouse, located on Nine-mile creek  about seven miles from Kootenay lake,  and John Ostin recorded the Black Tail  Fractional, on the divide between Eagle  and Forty-nine creeks. Certificates of  work were issued to John Ostin on the  Star Fractional and Henry S. Fractional  claims.  Sheriff Tuck yesterday offered for sale  536,667 shares of the stock of the Urban  Mining Company, Limited. The stock  was the property of John M. Donnelly  of. Sandon and.was seized to satisfy  judgment in favor of A. Osborne and  Alexander Crawford ^,r $1300. The  stock was bought in by M. L. Grimmett  of Sandon, acting, it is said, in the interest of Crawford, for ?S0. The company has property on Carpenter creek  and it is said that work upon the same'  will now be resumed, as control in the  same has been secured by the purchase  of yesterday.  Mark Manley who has charge of the  development work on the Iron Horse  property on Ten-mile creek, was in Nelson yesterday. The property is now  being developed by a Pittsburg company  and it is meeting with very gratifying  success. Constt'erable work was done  upon the Iron Horse some time ago by  the Evans syndicate of Vancouver. This  included a crosscut tunnel for a distance  of 225 feet, but no much of the ledge as.  this tonne! explored proved to be barren. There was a small showing of ore , chowder Berred free from 12 till S and i U. D. ASHCROFT.  in t3_��-0oar d tins tnsneL   Aa incline J torn 9:3�� till maravog. We sever close. J    Nelson, B, CL, October ISO, 3901,  to  to  ik  ...'..'., ^..,. .".'" " ' V         to..  !&  Yr  ^  i !g6dB0LT, Proprietor THOS. LILLIE, Manager.   j!J  ^���3i'ft''ft':B'!t>'^l's,Si''!!''S',g'''!a'^L'J8',j!!>'-a''*'Aa'^'^,s''1*''  ^.���^.���^.'^���'^>-*?8>.'**^-*^r'*^.***^vf��..!g^'J-S.-JB>-^>*'-a.'^.,/i*> ���  ���iS-^:^'^'^:^^:^:^:^:^:^'^;^^^^^''^  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelers  BAKER STREET    '  NELSON  IF BROWN SAID SO IT'S RIGHT  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RAMES  We are in the market again this season with this line, of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION',  Call and see our large and complete line.  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 me.  OO.  Impovtsra and Dealers In Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in  Heap Office at  NELSON, B. O,    Markets at   NeLson,   Robaland,   Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,   Silverton, Ne^  Denver, Rovelsto>u, Ferguson  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade Oiiiy, Mid  ���way, and Vanco'Uv��f,  West Kootonay Butcher Co  . " ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  9  WHO'JES^LK AND RETAIL  V1SH A^D POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BhOGK  WA_fiD STfiEEX  & CL TBAVE8, Manager

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