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 ti  -rrrr  .-.*!  ESTABLISHED  1892  FRIDAY MORNING,  DECEMBER  13;   1901  DAILY EDITION  TO VOTE MONDAY  ON RATIFICATION OF NEW  TREATY.  WARM   DEBATE   IN SENATE  ON  THE   MERITS   OF   THE  CONVENTION.  In  If  \i  (Ui  E'l  S*'  WASHINGTON, December 12.���The sen-  ' ate agred today to take a. vote before adjournment next Monday on the new Hay-  Pauncefote treaty for the abrogation of tho  Clayton-ltulwer treaty and opening the  ' way for thc construction of a canal across  the isthmus of Panama by the United  Statcs.This agreement was reached after  four hours debate, sufficiently interesting  to secure the constant attendance of most  of the senators. Senator Spooner, who was  one of the principal speakers of the day  had just concluded when senator Lodge  attempted to secure a vote. It developed  that there were other senators who desired to be heard, the .esult being that  the date for the vote was postponed until Monday. Thc agrement provides for an  adjournment of the .senate from today until Monday and for a meeting at 1 o'clock  on Monday, one hour In advance of tlio  -.1 -iial time. The understanding is that as  soon as practicable after the senate convenes, senator Lodge shall move an executive session and that thc treaty shall havo  thc entire attention of tho'senate until-a  final voto is reached before the adjournment for that day.  The principal speakers today beside senator Spooner and senator Money and senator Foraker.  Mr. Monoy. while finding much dn the  ( treaty to criticize, said that as lieTound  that the fortunes of tne proposed canal  across the isthmus were inextricably intertwined with the treaty, he could not see  his way clear lo do anything that would  prevent or even delay ratification. Thc  principal features of the now treaty  that he found fault with were those referring to the neutrality provision of the  Clayton-Bulwer convention and specifying  police control of the canal whon built.  He argued that the effect of those provision.- inevitably mi>>-t be t? limit and  prescribe the power of tho United States  to"control its own property in case of war.  Senn tor Foraker maintained that the .provisions of thc new treaty met every objection, made "to the original Hay-Pauncefote  treaty and cover every essential thing thai  was included in the amendment made by  the senate to that document. He regarded-  it as of the utmost Importance that the  Clayton-Bulwer treaty should be wiped out.  This result was affected by thc convention  under consideration. He asserted that all  rights of the United States were amply  protected under this treaty and that our  absolute and complete control of the eanal  could not be questioned by Great Britain or  any ol,her power. Mr. Foraker's speech  dealt largely with the legal construction  and the general effect of the treaty. He  said that aftor a careful study of its provisions he was firmly convinced that it  could bo honestly supported by every patriotic citizen.  Senator Fora'ker was frequently interrupted by senator Bacon. Jn the course of  one of these interruptions--Mr. Bacon  =asked=if=lt���was*=not���true=that���under=the=  terms of the treaty the construction of  the fortifications of the United States  would be an act of war. ,  Mr. Foraker replied in the negative, declaring that not only would such an act  not be an act of hostility, but that to build  fortifications in case of necessity was one  of the inherent rights of the government.  To this Mr. ��� Bacon replied that ho, for  one, would never bring himself to vote for  iho ratification of the treaty with the 'understanding* that this government was to  violate It. Mr, Foraker retorted sharply  tliat his friend from Georgia could be no  more virtuous along the lino of maintaining the country's honor in the matter of  keeping his agreement., with other nations  than wore olher senators.  "  Mr. Bacon replied that he had not meant  to assume virtue that he did not possess,  nor to Imply that others were not as jealous of the country's good name as he himself was.  Mr. Foraker then declared that he had  not meant to charge Mr. Foraker with an  unfair assumption, but merely to say that  like all. oilier nations supporting a treaty,  ho felt he was giving his name to a transaction which would be honorably carried  out as between nations.  Senator Spooner, who followed, also was  frequently interrupted by senators on the  Democratic side. One ot tne first interruptions came from senator Bacon and pertained to the right to fortify the canal.  P.eplylng to this Inquiry, Mr. Spooner said  that it was a well known principle of international law that all treaties, like all  statutes, must be read together and he'  contended in this connection that the Clayton-Bulwer treaty,, the original Hay-Pauncefote treaty and the pending agreement  for the proper construction of the agreement should be considered as one series.  The Clayton-Bulwer agrement had. provided that there should ho no fortifications  of the canal and the Hay-Pauncefote  treaty of the 5Gth congress had carried a  similar provision, but thc new treaty-  struck out the entire fortification provision,  clearly showing that England, after contending for half a century-against fortifications had waived that provision, thus  practically conceding our right to fortify  the '-proposed canal. A very important question was raised by a number of senators  on the Democratic side as to the right of  thc United Slates to give a differential rate  to vessels engaged In our coastwise trade.  the Republican side ot the chamber into  the cimtro.orsy. Senators Perkins and  Nelson are among those who contributed  lo this feature of tho controversy. Senator  Kelson insisted that under the existing  law ihu United States would have a perfect right to give to the coastwise trade  of this country any benefit it might see  proper In use of the canal. It was perfectly well understood, ho said, tliat thc  ships of a foreign nation would not do a  .���oastwlse business and Great Britain had  made the Ireaty with a full knowledge of  this fact.  Senator Perkins made the assertion that  by the acquisition or control of a strip  of territory through which the canal  would puss, the United States would acquire rii;ht.'i whicli would subject that territory to our coastwise laws, and said for-  e:��-n bottoms could not trade between  ports of tho United Slates and-any portion  of the territory through which the canal  was built. '  Dominion inspection by In.rpoo.tor Wilson.  Customs authorities are quoted as-saying  tliat they will not turn over shipments to  Cunningham.  J. R.  Stltt, the new C.  P. R. agent to  Australia,   arrived   todny.  The Tc<5S last night urought news of  terrible hardships to two Japs who were  cast ashore and were five days without  food on an Island off Skeena. One Jap had  bis legs amputated as the result of exposure.  MORGAN'S  CANAL REPORT  Scores Panama Company.  WASHINGTON,    December    12��� Senator  Morgan's report covers more than 5U0 pages  of   printed   matter   and  deals   with   many  question.-* in connection with the construction of tlie mial, including a thorough inquiry -into   the   attitudu  of  Great   Britain  upon   the   ���subject   of   the   different   canal  routes.  Tie also discusses  the relationship  of the Panama Canal Company to the construction by the United States of a waterway   across   the   isthmus,   and   while   he  makes   reference   to   a   letter   written   by  president Hutin of  the Panama  Company  to socrotary of stale Hay, he does not give  the text of  thc eommunication.~Mr.  Morgan ^ays that the letter addressed to secretary Hay was dated November 22nd last,  and that it was written alter admiral Walker,  as president of the commission,  had  closed his correspondence with Mr.  Hutin  relating to* the sale of the Panama canal.  He then adds: "The letter to Mr. Hay with-  the appendix there otand the memorandum  fiat   accompanies  it  Is  an  attack on  the  president  of  the commission  replete  with  false a?umptions and  perversions of fact,  .nd is evidently intended  to create an issue,  the debate on  wliich,  it is hoped' by  Mr. Hulin, will delay if it does nol defeat  thc  final  a>_Uon   of  congress  in  providing  for the construction of une canal. This proceeding and  the placing of this corospon-  dencc in tho hands of the president of thc  United States by Mr. Hulin with a request  that it be communicated to congress is but  a   continuation   of   the   presumptuous  and  offensive   proposition   previously   made   by  'he   Panama   Can 'il   Company. .This   company, " in   a^ previous   administration,   had  succeeded in obtaining the resignation of a  secretary of the navy to accept a nominal  position in  their service at a large salary  and expended $1,500,000 in New York chiefly  in  acquiring   the  aid   of  loading  business  houses in promoting the De Lessep's plan  without a do'lar of stock being subscribed  in that eity. The desperate financial straits  of the New Panma  Canal  Company compelled   them    to   make   overtures   to   thc  United   States   to   unload   their   enterprise  on tho United States and their agonts became accordingly aggressive in this effort.'"  Dredging a Channel.  During the low stage of wator the tugs  used bv the C. P. R. in towing barges  from iviotenay Landing to Procter and  Nelson are unable to reach the slip at the  Landing, and a small tug has to be used  i-o tow Ui3 barges to deep water. This  caused delays, and the company decided to  dredge, the channel so that tho deep wator  tugs could get to the slips at all seasons.  The*"work is being done by he Crow's Nest  division, the Nelson division leaning the"  barge. An ordinary steam shovel is used  for the dredger, the arm being lengthened  The channel to be (fredged will be 500  fpet long by 50 feet wide, and a month or  more wiM  be  '���equired to do the work.  Developing the New Route  NEW VOKK, December 12.���Another important step has b2en taKen in developing  the now route to Ireland authorized by  parliament which may at no distant day  provide the quickest route for mails and  passengers etween London and New York,  says a London dispatch to the Tribune,  The contract for the erection of a pier 1000  feet Jong at Rosslnre near Wexford has  been closed. This pier is a poition of the  scheme in whicli thc Great Southern of  Ireland js concerned. A last lino of steamers is to run betwen Fishguard on the'  Welsh coast and Rosslare, and the idea  ���s seriously entertained in certain quarters  that this is to be the American mail route  of  the  future.  WEABY CYCLERS  HALF-DAZED,  COLLISIONS  ARE NUMEROUS.  FISHER   AND   CHEVALIER   COM-  ���    PLETELY   KNOCKED   OUT.  MEACHRAN QUITS.  Bonus By-Laws Carry.  GRAND FORKS, December 12���The rale-  payers today adopted two by-laws granting aid to the Victoria, Vancouver &  Eastern and Republic & Grand Forks railways, respectively. A light vote was polled.  The voto on the Victoria, Vancouver &  Fastern by-law stood 130 for and 52 against.  In return for a municipal grant of $7500  the railway company agrees;"to' locate its  =liasseiiger=and=freiglit=station=at^the_,inter--^  section *o'f the corporation limits of Grand  roFks and Columbia. The other by-laws  provide for a bonus of $3500 cash to the  Republic & Grand Forks railway, in consideration for which the railway company  has agred to locate its terminal, depot  grounds, and round-house on the Ruckle  addition to Grand Forks. The vote stood  1?7 for and 4S against. Both by-laws required a three-fifths vote. The ratepayers  of the city of Columbia also adopted a bonus by-low granflng $7500 in aid of tho Victoria, Vancouver & Kastern railway, to  nid in tlie acquisition of the'-lands"required  for the proposed depot at the intersection  of Columbia nnd Grand Forks. The vote  stood 50 for and 1 against.  - Trying to Make Converts.  CONSTANTINOPLE, Ueccmbcr 12.���Th3  latest information regarding Miss Ellen  M. Stone-,0 the American missionary, aod  madame Tsilka, her companion, indicates  that their condition has so far been ameliorated that they are able to obtain rude  comforts, ft is even.said that thc brigands  have a "doctor ready at hand in case his  services are' needed. Tt appears that the  brigands are now complaining that Miss'  Stone is trying to convert them to Chris-  tianitv. Recognizing the illegality of the  abduction of Miss Stone and her companion  the brigands contend that their^actiou was  in the interest of a sacred cause and therefore  justifiable.  SLOGAN  MINING MATTERS  Collector Milne Reversed.  VTCTORI A, December it.���The minister  of customs has reversed the decision of  collector Milne in the matter of the plans  for the New Westminister and roint Ellice  bridges which were seized for duty here.  The collector wanted to collect 20 per cent  on 2 1-2 per cent of the estimated cost .of  the work for which the plans were to be  sued. This made the duty on. the plans  for the New Wcsminister bridge $4G0. The  minister rules that duty shall only be collected on the actual cost of producing the  plans. Tinder this ruling the duty will  not amount to a very large amount  Coast Local News.  - VANCOUVER, December 12.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Hon. W. <J. AVells arrived  Ibis afternon from' Ottawa and proceded  to Victoria. He says statements of railway negotiations which he cat ried out in  the east, as contained ln the" press dispatches, are correct, Although a definite  promise was not given, he is assured the  government will assist in the conslruction  of tho Westminster bridge, probably to the  extent of a quarter of a million dollars or  more. The Dominion will also assist in tho  construction of the Ooast-Kool.enay line.  Wells snvs Ihe government will make a  declaration of Its railway policy on definite linns on tha results of his eastern trip.  He says eastern people are looking for  a moro permanent government in British  Columbia.  Thomas Cunningham, provincial fruit inspector, will immediately have built an inspection station for trees ard shrubs from  Ontario as well as from the American side.  This matter brought other senators from I He "will fumigate trejs ^rcg,ardless of ths  Items" of Interest..  The Queen Bess mino is looking better  than ever and the management is making  arrangements to resume shipments.  The Hewitt mine, near Silverton, is.to  resume shipments in the immediate future.  There are 200 tons of ore ready to be sent  down from the mine.  There is in the neighborhod of 100 men at  work on the Arlington property and the  mine is now in shape to ship  500 tons per month if the management so  dickies.  At the Bosun, mine, near New Denver,  shipments are to be resumed. There arc  110 tons of ore ready for shipment audit  is snid that this rate of shipment will bo  kept up for some time.  The Hartney mine expects to  ship  considerable ore  this  winter, 'and at the Ca-  pella there are said to.be 200 tons of high  =^rivde__ore^^a\y_aHXng_ahJiim  said ��� will average $2000 to  the car. .;.*  ,   At the. Emily Edith property it is said the  managomen t is wait'ing for an advance in  the price of silver and lead before making  'shipments.   There   is   a   considerable   tonnage  awaiting shipment,  and  the mine is  said   to   be   in   excellent   shane.  Considerable shipments are expected  from the Republic property this-season.  A deal upon this property was recently  made by Dempster of. Spokane and'active-  development work upon tho property is  promised  this  winter.  Development on the Neepawa is most  satisfactory. There is but a small crew of  men at work on the property, but their  work has shown up a 20 inch stringer of  high grade ore nnd thb holders ot the bond  expect shortly to be In a position to ship  100  tons  of  ore per month.  At thc Iron Horso lt a question as t<l  when thc owners of tho proporty consider  it advisable to commence shipments, There  is now little doubt that tiie owners of this  property . have the. Enterprise vein, but  but the company operating hns plenty of  money and is not forced to ship.  Several changes have been made * at the  Enterprise mine on Ten-mile. The management of the mine and mill Is now in  charge of Mussen, who was formerly at  the Athabasca. It is also saidthat the con}  pany will make experiments with the new  process of oil concentration. The owners  of the property are reported to have re--  eeiveil from London an experimental plant,  and if it v-roves a. success it is said the  new process wil be introduced on Ten-mile,  So far it is said that considerable losses  have been met with in the attempts to concentrate thc dry ores in the Enterprise  and it is with a view to preventing this los.1  that the oil experiments will be made.  NEW YORK, December 12.���At S o'clock  this morning there were five teams tied"  for first place in tho six-day bicycle race,  at Madison Square. The leaders were then  26 miles behind the record. AU through the  early morning ��� hours, tne riders loafed  tround the track, falling far behind the  i-o. ord. Thiy were tired, especially Lawson,  who seemed to wobble all over the track at  times.' The men are now working two hour  relays except during an exciting sprint,  when the changes occur every few moments. Jimmy Hall of the English team stole  ' a lap shortly before S o'clock. The riders  were taking things easily when Hall shit,  out of fourth place and got ahead of the  bunch. In a very short time he had made  the coveted lap and was onlv three lap.J  behind the leaders. The crowd had hardly  stopped chering Hall, when Chevallier, one  of the Swiss team which "lost a lap last  night, got ahaad of the leaders. He made  a wonderful spurt and gained half a lap  when Fisohe"r, his partner, relieved him,  and mado up for the other half.  Eight o'clock score: McEachran and Walthour, Butler and McLean, Newkirk and  Munro, Mava and Wilson, Fischer- and  Chevallier, 1525 miles 9 laps; Babcock and  Turville, 1525 S laps; King and Samuelson,  1525 7 laps; Lawson and Julius, 1525 6 laps;  Hall and MacT.aren 1523 0 laps J.Fredericks  and Jaak, 1523 5 laps. fl  Noon score; McEachran and Walthour,  Butler and McLean, Newkirk and Munro,  May and Wilson and Fischer and Chevallier, 1598 miles 3 laps; Babcock "and Turville 159S 2 laps; King and Samuelson, 159S  1 lap; Lawson and Julius, "159S; Hall and  MacLaren, 159S; Fredericks and Jaak 1508  9 laps.  At 1:45 Babcock and Turville gained a lap,  which placed them on even terms with the  others in'the race. The score at 2 o'clock  was as follows: McEachran and Walthour,  Butler and McLean,. Mny and Wilson,  Fiseher-and Chevallier," Babcock and Turville .and King and Samuelson, 1631 miles  7 laps;- Newkirk and Munro, 1G3T C laps;  Lawson and Julius 1C31 3 laps; Hall and  MacLaren, 3031 1 lap; Fredericks'anct jaak  H531 1 lap.  NEW YORK, Decembor 12.���Along in the  afternoon a crash ocurred between McLean  and Chevallier. They fell from their wheels  and Chevallier was eviaently hurt. An instant later Fischer, who had been hastily  mounted on his wheel by his trainer 'to  take the place of his partner, was riding at  full speed about the track when Fredericks  who seemed to be very weak, struck the  rear of Fischer's bicycle. Both were thrown  to the track and Hall ran into the fallen  riders and was thrown from liis wheel.  He escaped injury, however. When his  irainers reached his side he was lifted up  and was about to be carried to his quarter's when he became wild and fought  them, kicking one of them in the stomach.  Later in the afternoon it was announced  that Fischer and Chev.iilier would be un-  able to continue the race. Fischer sustained  evory increase ln height has so far increased the range of wireless telegraphy.  Mr. Eddy says that should the receiving  vessel 2000 miles out to ��ea also send up a  receiving wire by means of a kite storm  flyers to a higlit of ^1000 he thinks the 1000  mile limit will be more than doubled.  "Major Baden-Powell," Mr. Eddy says,  "fastens one kite to the back of another  when flying tho kites tandem, but that  with the Improved system of fastening a  radiating line to a main line the safety will  be greater than with one kite, because if  one kite gives out the others will sustain  the apparatus, ire says that major Baden-  Powell was hoisted to a height of 100 feet  in the presence of the Scots Guards and  that the major is one of the most famous  kite experts in the world."  seems to be excellent authority, Since last  January the Boll company has expressed  Itself as willing to take up the Erie as  soon as it could put its affairs in shape.  Under the reorganization plan it is said  that the Bell company will acquire a controlling interest in the stock of the subsidiary companies and pay off the Erie  indebtedness  of  about $9,000,000..  GOMPERS OBJECTS  Philadelphia's Sportsmen's Show.  PHILADELPHIA, December- 12.���The  Philadelphlans, proverballlly conservative,  were slow in patronizing the sportsman's  show at first, butpthe great exposition has  now won its way into full favor. The Ojib-  way Indian canoeists, Messrs. Lewless and  Johnston of Ottawa, Canaulan guides Harris and Tongue's race against the Indians  are also very popular, and other features  are good. The fish, game, fowl and" big  game exhibitions are the best gathered together at any sportsman's show. The attendance has run as high as 20,000 in one  dny. At a meeting of the Forestry Association of Pennsylvania one of the popular speakers was L. E. Armstrong, who  represented the North American Fish and  Game Protective Association, which was  started in Montreal and now embraces ten  states  and provinces within  the  sphere.  More Soldiers Are Needed.    - _,  NEW YORK, December 12.���A dispatch  to the London Times from Wellington,  New Zealand, says responsible New Zea-  landers returning from South Africa declare that more sodiers are wanted to finish the war. The troops have the utmost  confidence in lord Kitchener, but his efforts are hampered by the ill-advised agitation in the United Kingdom.) It is-asserted that excessive consideration is shown  to tho Boors in tho refuge camps, while the  colonists in Natal are suffering hardships.  CONTRACT MADE TO SHIP  HE WON'T ADMIT TRADES  UNION DEFEATS.  SOUTHERN NEGBO PROBLEM: UNEXPECTEDLY FORCED ON  THE, CONVENTION.  Champion' Chess Players.  MANCHESTER, December 12.���Champion  Lasker and D. Janowski,.the Parisian expert, the first of whom has taken up a  permanent residence in Manchester, have  boen playing a series ot exhibition games  of chess during the earlier part of the  week. Yesterday they started a match of  cwb games for a purse given by the Manchester Chess Club, the first of whieh was  won by Lasker, the French champion, resigning after a four hours' brilliant play  following an Evans gambit opening.  '- Secured Over One Thousand."  :DETROTT/ December 12.���Two robbers  gained admission to the home of Mrs.  'August Schefiier of this city .last night.  One held a gun at Mrs. Schefiler's head and  demanded hor money. She conducted thc  man to where she had $1100 hidden, which  the theives appropriated. Both robbers escaped.  TROUBLE OVER WATER RIGHT  ..A*.. . ..._--  Biggest Generating Station.  NEW YORK, December 12.���The London  correspondent of the Tribune says lhat  it is announced that the total cost of the  Yerkes system of electrification of London  for both systems is estimated at $10,000,000,  and two years elapse before tho work on  the district section, which is tho shorter  of the two, is completed. Mr. Yerkes proposes lo build the biggest generating station in the world. It will bo of 70,000 horsepower and will work all the Yerkes, London tubes In the districts of Brompton and  Piccadilly, thc Great Northern and Strand,  nnd the Charing Cross ana Hampstead;  ������-  a fracture of his shoulder, while-his partner sprained his wrist. i*'our miles were  added to the totals during the sprint when'  the .accident, occurred, but the effect of the  wonderful efforts of the men-was clearly  shown on their faces. Several of them were  so weak they seemed hardly able to remain  on their wheels.  Manager Winsett of McEachran and  AValthour was very angry that the judges  refused to allow his team a Tap which ho  claimed they had made, and threatened to  pull the team from the track.  Shortly before. G o'clock McEachran,  dressed in citizen's clothes, appeared on the  track and announced that he would not  ride any moro unless the lap he claimed  was restored and allowed. Ho Walked off  the track wilh his partner, AValthour, who  was on *ils wheel, shouting to him to come  buck and not. desert him. To these'appeals  ho  paid   no  heed.  NEAV YORK, December 12.���AVIth the beginning of the last half of the six-day bicycle race ivlth its attenaant spills and  nervous tension ofthe riders strained to  the breaking point, thc interest of the public is greatly on the increase. This interest  was apparent in. the presence .of 16,000 people in Madison Square Garden at S o'clock  tonight. At 8 orcIock the men were 57 miles  and 4 laps behind the record. Early in the  evening the trainers of McEachran ��� and  Walthour agreed to withdraw their protest  against the referee's decision which refused them the lap they claimed to have  gained during the afternoon and for whieh  decision McEachran threatened to quit the  race.  Score at 12 o'clock midnight: Butler and  McLean, 1.79G miles -1 laps; Newkirk and  Munro, 1796 4 laps; McEachran and AValthour, 179G 4 laps; Maya and Wilson, 1796 4  laps; Babcock and Turville, 1796 4 laps;  King and Samuelson, 1790 2 laps; Hall and  MacLaren, 1705 8 laps; Lawson and Julius  1795 5 laps; Fredericks and Jaak 1795 6 laps.  The riders arc GS miles and S laps behind tho record.  Northport Smelter Damaged.  NORTHPORT, AVashlngton, December 12.  '���rSpe'eial to The. Tribune.]���The North-  port Smelting & Refining Company was  compelled to close down this morning for  lack of water. Robert Morrill closed his  dam on Deep creek and raised the ice  off his rnill-pond. Tho- ice washed down  the creek nnd choked up the intake to  the smelter fiume. The water in the smelter company's reservoir was exhausted  before the smeltermen discovered that the  fiume was ont of order. One blast furnace  was very nearly wrecked, and the man-  ���nsremont estimate the damage to tlie works  nt XIOOO The flume was cleared out  nnd the smelter is working about half  force this evening. The shut-off of the  water today is the outcome of a dispute  over tho Deep creek water right between  Robert Morrill nnd the smelter company.  Tho company is building a pumping station  in   tho  river  at  a  cost of  $20,000  for  use.  Baden-Powell's Famous Kite.  BAYONNE, New Jersey, December 12.���  AVilliam A. Eddy, who arrived from No-  anck, Connecticut, today, says that he  writes to Mr. Marconi tonight enclosing  diagrams of an improven tandem kite system for reaching a height of 30000 feet  with major Baden-Powell's kite. He thinks  this system will enable Marconi to send  a   message   at   least   1000   miles,   because  wherever the Deep creek supply falfsT  Tho expense of raising water from the  river wil! be very large, and it is probable  that the comnany will be forced to make  terms with  Morrill.  Marconi's Newfoundland Experiments.  ST JOHNS, Newfoundland, Decembor 12.  ���The trial balloon used by William Marconi, the inventor of wireless telegraphy,  who is here conducting experiments with  his system, broke from its moorings last  night and drove away sea word. The accident Is not uncommon and occasions little annoyance. The inventor is prepared  for such emergencies and will send up another  balloon   today.  A dispatch from S. Johns, Newfoundland lo the Associated Press, on December  1st snld that Marconi had that afternoon  succeeded In floating a balloon 200 feet  above the summit of Signal Hill, which Is  000 fot high and overlooks the harbor of  St. Johns. This balloon was fastened by a  series of stays which rendered it almost  motionless. Tt lield up the vortical steel  wire whieh Is used in wireless telegraphy  In communicating with distant ships.  Sunset Mine the Shipper.  GREENWOOD, December 12.-[Special to  The Tribune.]���H. N. Galer, assistant to  thc manager of the Granby Consolidated  Mining, Smelting & Power Company; A.  B. AA*". Hodges, superintendent of the same  company's smelter; and C. H. AVolf, the  company's ore buyer, were ln Greenwood  last nighi> and this morning. They were  met here by H. Johns, manager of the  Montreal'& Boston Copper Company's Sunset mine. Asked as to the truth of the  statement that he had agred to ship a  minimum of two hundred tons of ore daily  to the Granby smelter, Johns replied that  he had commenced loading cars yesterday,  but as he cannot as yet get sufficient dump  railway cars, only 60 to 100 tons dally will  be shipped, but will inciease the shipments  after additional furnaces are blown in at  the smelter. The large hoist for the Sunset is expected to arrive shortly. After It  is Installed he will be able to handle a larger output of ore at the mine. From Mr.���  Hodges it was ascertained that the new-  plant lit the Granby smelter was expected  to be in operation about the 1st of February.  W. H. AVallace and Henry.Irving of Nelson are here in connection with tho adjustment'of the business of the AVallace-MIl-  ior Company and P. AV. George. Other visitors are J. S. Lawrence and D. H. Proud-  foot of Nelson, C. S. Wallace and C. H.  Clark of Rossland, and AAr Anderson, manager of the Cascade AValer & Power Company. -      ","   .  Slocan's Shipping Mines.  The following-named mines In Slocan district have shipped ore this year as-below:  "'Mines���' - -      - ...       .   ^    Tons.  Payne   18SS  Last  Chance   1299  Slocan   Star    3C3(i  Ruth     ." 279  Bosun      4S0  Hewett       1S9I  American  Boy    1377  Ivanhoe    1197  Sunset (Jackson basin)   703  Sovereign     117  Wonderful     lOo  Arli ngton     '. 1608  Two  Friends       40  Enterprise     620  Hartney     140  Black Prince  155  Goodenough     215  Miller Creek  '.    20v  Reco      21!)'  Sun.sot  (-Canadian Goldfields)      53  Silver King     11  Noble  Five       59  AVashlngton     30  Red  Fox  123  Antoine  TTTT1C  ...1199  ... 4S0  ... SI  ... 20  ...2558  ...200  SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, Deceber 12.���  Much life was infused in todays' proceedings of the convention of American Peder-.  ation of Labor. The negro problem'in tha  south, as far as lt related to unionism, was'  unexpectedly injected into the proceedings ,  and the long standing conflict betwen the  socialists and trade unionists promised to  monopolize the attention of the delegates  had the 'socialists replied to the trade unionists. The question of organizing common,  laborers into a national union ard the calling out of unions of all organizations allied with the citj', state, national, or international unions if they refuse to affiliate  with the American Federation, of Labor  were also vigorously debated.  Thc   socialist  Incident   came 'up  in'the  morning session during trie discussion of  a. committee report indorsing most of; the  recommendations  contained' in Mr.   Gom-  per's annual report. D. H. Hays of Phila-_  delphia,   president  of   the  Glass   Blowers,  and Max Hays of the' Cleveland  Central  Labor   Union,   the   well   known   socialist,  made speeches strongly urging the enforcement of laws prohibiting child labor. The  latter,  during his remarks,  read  a list ot  decisions rendered   by   federal   and   state  courts against organized^ labor.  A motion    .  to-have the list printed "brought president  Gompers, who was hot ln the chair at'the j  time,  to  his feet and the delegates were  treated    to   a  ' three    minute   _ passionate  speech. He said it was unfair to incorporate  the  list  In  the  minutes in  that  way '__  and suggested' that a list of trade  union   _  , victories should be printed along with It.  Tie concluded by denouncing the "attempt'  to show that trade unionism.is a failure."  and characterized it as an outrage. A wave  nf applauce swept .over the. convention as  Mr.   Gompers   took  his   scat.   The  motion  ,  was defeated and the recommendations of  the president were adorned except the one  referring to a general defense fund  The committee's suggestion that the fund  be raised by national and labor unlons'ln-,    '  stead  of  by"'the 'American' Federation < of .���  Labor was adopted:  The negro question came up on a resolution compelling all local unions affiliated  with theL federation to join the central  lobor bodies in their respective localities.  AVilliam Henry Clay, ono of the two colored  delegates from Virginia, made the point  that the federation last week In deciding a -  contested seat where the color line was  brought Into the question, had authorized  the creation of a separate central union In  Richmond for colored workmen. The reso-  liition was debated for more than an hour  by many delegates and was defeated.  .'  i*!  H\  ~*' px  m  Preparations Against Argentina,  LONDON, December 12.���The Times lit  its second edition today publishes a dispatch fiom Valparaiso under today's date  which says: "The first warlike excitement among the Chilian public Is the announcement that a mass meeting* of work-  Ingpenple. Is to_ho_held_at Santiago Decem-  , *- S  y ���  Carnegie's Embarrassing Offer.  AArASI-IINGTON, December 12.���It transpires that the gift of $10,000,000 which Andrew Carnegie tendered to president Roosevelt for the founding of a great institution  for higher education was not an offer of  $10,000,000 in cash, but the par value of that  amount in bonds of the united States Steel  Corporation. The offer of these bonds Is  embarrassing to the administration, owing  to complications which might arise if the  government acDepted them, and the piesident, it is understood, is now in correspondence with Mr. Carnegie about the matter.  It is understood to be his desire that tlie  bonds be converted into cash. Tf this is  dono the only obstacle in tho path of the  acceptance of. tho generous gift of Mr.  Carnegie will be removed. Pending the result of this correspondence Carnegie's offer is being withheld from congress.  Consolidation of Telephone Companies.  BOSTON, Massachusetts, December 12.���  Tlie Transcript today says: A reorganization plan by which tho Erie Telegraph and  Telephone Company is to be absorbed by  the. American Telophono and Telegraph  Company, better known as the Bell Telephone   Company,   Is   reported   upon  what  Queen Bess ..*.   Monitor   Corinth   Bondholder   Rambler   Surprise   Kaslo group :  10  Chapleau      15  Speculator  10  Ajax  10  Soho :. 70  Kmlly  Edith  40  Phoenix  .... 23  Alpha  40  V. .<_ M  20  Marion  22  Ruby  1  Esmeralda  C  riampton      2  I'apella  42  Fourth of July  12  Tamarack  5  Mary Durham     8  Buffalo     5  Sweet Grass  2  Total  ...21,315  C. P. B. Cutting Through Maine.  CALATS. December li.���The Canadian  Pacific railroad has surveyed a route across  Maine to form a connecting link between  parts of its system and provide a through  line for its traffic from the Atlantic to the  Pacific. The road now crosses Maine from  Mnttawamkeng to Vanceboro under the  lease arrangement on the Main Central  tracks. By building a line from Mattawam-  keag to Princeton the Canadian Pacific  railroad can be Independent and can make  connections which will give it through  trafiic by a shorter and easier route. It Is  understood that the work will be begun in  the spring. The lino will cross a hitherto  undeveloped   part  of   Maine.  Spain's Revolutionary Condition.  CADIZ, December 12.���This city was in  a state of revolution practically all night  long. Riotous mobs, led by striking bakers, armed with knives and bludgeons,  pillaged stores, attacked people in the  streets, injured a number of persons,  threw tho town into a state of. panic and  made the night hideous with shouts of  "Long Live the Social Revolution" and  "Down with tho bourgooise." The police  were powerless to quell the disturbance.  ber 15th to express approval of thp action  of the government in dealing with the Argentine question. Even this, apparently,  is merely an offset to another meeting, promoted by tho advocates of peace at any  price.  The buying of ships to take the place of  vessels of questionable efficiency, the mobilization of the fleet for maneuvering, the  strengthening of relations -with friendly  neighbors. Ecuador and Colombia, are not  regarded here as signs of aggressive Intentions on Chill's part, but only as natural  nreviaiLiO'T* evjked by the uncxj.eclPd'.y  threatened demeanor of Argentina."  No New Cardinals for America.  NEAV YORK, December 12.���A dispatch  to the Tribune from Rome says:, "To maintain tho decision of the pope not to create  nnv new cardinals in Amcrlcn while cardinal Gibbons lives, nnd satisfying at the  same time the urgent solicitations which  some have even attributed to president  Roosevelt, It has been suggested to .create  archbishop Ireland a cardinal to reside in  Rome, and to make archbishop Corrlgan a  cardinal reserved "in pectore" for announcement after the death of cardinal  Gibbons. It Is reported that Dr. Farley,  auxiliary bishop of New York, Is now  here pushing this plan."  P0"  Fear for Mattawan's Safety.  SEATTLE, AVashlngton, December IS.���  A special to the Times irom Port Town-  send says: "The mail steamer Gertrude  from Noah bay this morning brings news  ���vhich- seemingly accounts for the fate  of the collier Mattawan, now six days  overdue at San Francisco and the Sound.  On Saturday, near Ozetta' on the coast,  the natives found a complete medicine  chest nnd several fire buckets and also  a board, and every piece bears the nam*)  of  Mattawan  plalnly'painted.  For Universal Peace.  PHILADELPHIA, December 12.���The annual meting of the American Friends Peace"  Conference began in this city today. Th3  conference is called mainly to protest  ngainst war and Its accompanying horrors  nnd foster pl.-i.ns tending to a realization of  universal peace.  OAKLAND, California, December li.���  Kid Laclgne knocked out Tlm Hegarty of  Aus*fcralla in the fourth round tonight*  ^^wn.tfjWi'yffl^^ffi^-  'ii*-**-  i<Jiir -,-i,     .  .W^.A**-teXis! <*'���  <xm ~w-j^4..H^..r.^-T^i^w^TCT��yc.J^Mrya��WI��gMt<^C^M^>ffltff^i?a"^  !_:_'jsa_*e!_a____3_3_Ji__g!-____-S3S_  fe't'-jjss-^&W.'^-s'g^^  TIIE NELSON TKIBUNE,  FRIDAY  MORNING,  DECEMBER .13, 1901  i.&-���-  &..  I"?  #? ��� ��������� '*  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  BOOTS AND  SHOES  We hava lately reoeived a large consignment of all the newest styles and makes of Ladies' and Gentlemen's Boots and Shoes,  including the most up-to-date styles.  Special attention is drawn to a large assortment of Ladies'  Pine Evening Slippers, one, two and three-strap with French  leather heels.   Ladies' Quoen Slippers, tho newest and nattiest.  Ladies' pretty Felt Slippers made by thc celebrated "Dolge  Felt Boot" makers.  We are sole agents for the Jenness Millor 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 price of $1.75 and  $1.50 respectively.  A large assortment of Boys and Girls Boots, especially made  neat and strong for school wear, to choose from.  WATCH   OUR   WINDOWS  THI HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  BAKER STREET. NELSON, B. C.  to  (!>  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  J)}  HARRISON INTENDS FIGHTING   ^^g^��^��^^^5f��:��  v^rr'-'-'-'-,-^j'-'-_____��j__I:__L-s__.'^;(i;< \k'i  >���>���*��:.S������&'-31 '^"���&'-a:_S'^'^j___/A  GLIMPSES  OF NELSON  The most popular  souvenirforChiisfc-  mas is our  NEW ALBUM OF VIEWS  "GLIMPSES OF "NELSON"  ,  '     ALL NEW PHOTOGEAPHS.  Company in opposing Nelson's efforts Is  not doing anything unusual, but the people  of Nelson would bo doing something unusual if they do what the management of  the West Kootenay Power & Light Company want them to do, that is. vote against  By-law No. 102. The progressive property  owners of J>Ielson should not only vote  FOTt By-law No. 102, but they should  make a special effort to carry it by a  sweeping  majority.  Showrooms M��soa Sc Reu'i Piano?.  MORLEY & LAING  BAKKR STREET. NELSON. B. C.  ��tte ��rtbww  SUB3CRIPTION   RATES.  -  Daily' by mail, one month ?   50  Daily by mail, "three months  1 &  Dally'by mall, six months  2 d0  'Daily  by  mail,  one year  5 00  Semf-wor-klv by mail, .three months...     aU  S^mi-weekly  by mail, six months 1 00  Seml-v.-eekly  by  mail,   one  year  2 OO  Postage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display Advertisements run regularly  per  inch  per month ti 00  If run less than a month, ptr inch per  insertion'         25  Classified Ad. and Legal Notices, per  word for first insertion       1  For each additional Insertion, per  word         1-2  Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month      50  Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies'and Trades Unions, per line  per month   '.     25  Address all letters���  THK- TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  .TllT..*>l.,..,.iT.l'fllT ���TllT..*>.iT,l.i     ���T.lT.rllt.lT..T,,T.i'>i.T,tTnT..T..TllT.  .'e *  ���_��� NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS *  *    ���- BY   CARRIER. *  -i-,  : *  ,��� ��� On Saturday Dext, subscribers *���_���  ���K whose Tribunes are delivered by ���%���  ���'* carrier will be expected to pay. **���  *. - tbe carrier TWENTY CENTS, the *  ���K subscription price for the current *b  *i*   week. **_���  ��> jt._  According to director Frecheville's ro-  :vort, ex-manager McDonald's reports on  the amount of ore in sight in tho-Le Roi  mine at Rossland should be discounted  f6 2-3 per cent and the amount the mine  earned . for the last" fiscal year  should be reduced on just ��� the same  basis. If Mr. McDonald was so far  astray in regard to thc ore in sight and  the mine's earnings, it is not unfair to  assume he was equally as far astray in  his reports regarding the demands of the  striking minors at Rossland and striking  smelter workers  at  Northport.  The people of Nelson must tako advantage of their opportunities. Thoy have  an opportunity now to make Nelson one of  the largest towns In British Columbia.  \V! en other towns are quiet. Nelson should  be at work. The installation of a power  plant on Kootenay river will place Nel-  ron in the lead of the cities in the province. Once the plant, is Installed, she will  he In a position not only to lighl the. city  as: rio other city in the province is lighted,  l.'iil she will he In a position to offer cheap  power, water, and light as Inducements  to manufacturers. It is payrolls right on  the frround that make cities Vote FOR  Jly-law  No.  102.  The Slocan has no less than fifty shipping  mines, a record not equalled by any other  mining district of.the same area in America. None of the fifty produce gold ore;  all are silver-lead mines. Silver and lead  are both falling in price, yec the Slocan is  the ono quartz mining district in British  Columbia that manages to enrich a few  prospectors and mine owners every year,  besides paying mine workers standard  wages without' strikes or lockouts.  The West Kootonay Power & Light Com-  nany   and   like   corporations   are   opposing  l he rcity, of Nelson In her efforts lo install  a power station on ICotcnay river for purely Boll'sh  reasons. The  VV.  K.  P. & L.  Co.  ;md   like  corporations  expect   to   continue  selling power and light In cities like Rossland.  It' Nolson installs her own plant, the  prices,  she   charges   for   power   and   Iignt  Will ��� be   used    for   comparisons   with   thc  prices   charged    for    power   and    light    in  towns   served   by   the   power   companies.  '.rh5>''cbn;:)arison will be unfavorable to the  power  companies,   hence   their   Deposition.  The rates charged for light in Nelson are  at least one-third less than thc rates charged   In'Rossland,  and if Nelson  had all  the  power   she   needed   the   rates   here   would  still ��� he    lower.      Tho     West     Kootenay  Power & Light  Company know  that thoy  cannot   maintain   their   present   prices   In  Rossland   when   Nelson   shows   the   people  of   that   city   the   difference   in   prices  between, civic   and   private   owned   lighting  systems.     The   prices   in   Rossland   would  have  to bo reduced, or Uie people of that  city would  undertake to install a lighting  plant  of   their  own,   the  profits  ot  which  would go to themselves.   The management  of   Uie   West   Kootenay   Power   &   Light  A Political Gymnast.  Our evening contemporary reminds us of  what once was said about a certain small  insect: When you put your finger on where  he is, he isn't thero. The Colonist pointed  out that $210,000 had been saved to tho  province. The Times replied that the  Great Northern, not having got the subsidy for' the thirty miles on tho eastern  ond of Us proposed line was building a  short line- to tap the rich mlnct of the  iirovlnce and divert trafiic to its  main lino in the United States. Tho  Colonist answered that the lino would have  been built any way, and added that under  these circumstances its position in regard  to the eastern thirty miles was strengthened. Now it tells us that we held up the  Great- Northern- to-scorn~i'or-bulldlng���".V"  short link from its main line to Grand  Forks and diverting the trade of the province to tho United States." This is the  latest Great Northern hold-up and we  plead not guilty. Tt was our dearly-beloved  neighbor which drew attention to this  deeply interesting fact. We have a friendly  word for our gymnastic neighbor, and it is  that It ought not unduly to agitato itself  by seeing how far It can jump between issues. There are yet many days hefore  Polling Day, and it Is likely to strain Itself, or become "stale," to use the language of the prize ring. Wc suggest that  it might with advantage relapse Into Its  regular work of contradicting what llio  Colonist says.���Victoria Colonist.  Wants Men of More Nerve.  V.. V. Bodwell may lie all his friends  claim lilrr. to be as regards stntocrii. t. We  know he is a smart lawyer, but if he Is accepted as the leader of a parly and continues the personal political program of  the past few years he will be or no more  use to the province than tlie others. There  aro things to the province more important  than the downing of "Joe" Martin. "Joe"  might be all his enemies claim him yet  thnt is no reason why policy and everything else should be thrown to the winds  '"cause he approves of it. Surely there  cannot he anything so sinister or terrifying in that. Tt makes one tired to son representatives who have so little confidence  in one another's integrity that the movement of one man. has the power to scatter  Ihem like a flock of frightened sheop. yet  there Is not one of them who will admit  thnt he fears "Joe." Tf "Joe" ought to go  then tho rest of the outfit ought to go also,  for when representatives so distrust one  another that they dare not stand pat because they fear thoir fellows will be cajoled and befooled into some nefarious  scheme which although it may stand a  close inspection still coming from the  source it does might go off. then the sooner  the province wipes the slate and elects a  little nerve the better for all concerned.���  Trout Lake Topic.  The War Department.  When ox-president Benjamin Harrison  'lied he bequeathed to his son, colonel Rus-  ;:ol) B. Harrison, what might be called a  feud. It was his dying wiah that the soldier should not rest until ho had forced the  war department to remove the stain which  it had put upon the family name by practically dismissing colonel Harrison from  the army.  Colonel Harrison In carrying out his  father's rcqup.-t, has spent months in pre-  parntion. anil is ready now to open war.  lie declares lie "will light to the end the  unjust, unmilitary and outrageous treatment" he received from the authorities at  Washington. To equip himself for the task  he has made a thorough study of civil and  military law, and this week was admitted  to practice in the circuit -and superior  court at Indianapolis.  He was introduced to tho court by W. H.  H. -Miller, who was attorney-general in  president fl'irison's cabinet, and later a  law partner of his chief. Colonel Harrison  will at once enter the iirm.  He explained his reason for the move in  these words:  "T have long intended to take up the  practice of law, and my Intention was hastened by my'father's dying wish that I  should carry on tho light he had begun to  force justice in mv case from the war department. To take up the case properly it  was neevssary that I should have a  thorough understanding of law, and for  somo time T have devoted myself to study.  For the last eight months this has taken  all my time."  Whon colonel Harrison was appointed to  the staff general Fitzhugh Leo, at Jacksonville, in 1S.S. many persons considered  his appointment an instance of favoritism.  But. he displayed from the first the qualities "of a good soldier, and, when he was  made provost marshal ur the Seventh  Army Corps, performed his arduous and  delicate duties in a manner that won the  highest praise of his superiors. The 30,000  men subject to his authority found that he  was 'lot to be trifled with, and the.corps  soon settled into order.  His method of sobering men who had  been found drunk is "still remembered with  awe by the soldiers. He had a huge  shower hath built, and the refractory man  was held under the stream of cold water  until the effect of the liquor had worn off  and he promised to be "good."  Colonel Harrison was later appointed inspector general of Porto Rico, and in that  capacity also displayed excellent judgment.  He sr-cmed to have good prospects for earning rapid advancement as an officer. Both  ho and his friends wereamazed, therefore,  when he was notified in November, 1990,  that he had been "honorably- discharged"  from the army. As he had made no request  to be relieved of his uniform, this order  was tantamount tp a dismissal.  Angry criticism followed. It was recalled  that ex-president Harrison.had declined to  stump for the administration in the campaign just then closed on account of his  strong views against expansion, and it was  charged that the dismissal of colonel Harrison was because 'of this. Adjutant general Corbin denied that there was any personal feeling or malice in the matter, and  said the "honorable discharge" ,had been  ordered simply because the colonel's "services were "no longer required."  But the Harrisons and their friends were  never satisfied, and havo always maintained that the name, which had been illustrious in war since the revolution, had suffered aspersion. , The ex-president did not  conceal his chagrin, and was determined  that justice should be done. So colonel  Karri, on has the desire of his father to  strengthen "his own determination to get  what ho considers his rights.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ON THURSDAY OF  THIS WEEK WE WILL  SELL THE BALANCE  OF OUR STOCK OF  LADIES' MANTLES AND COSTUMES  AND CHILDREN'S COATS AT HALF PRICE   $  to  to WE WILL-.ALSO SHOW EXCEPTIONAL BARGAINS IN LADIES' FLANELETTE-WEAR 7I\  to GOODS   AND   PRICES  TO SUIT ALL  to '   to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  '<L  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  V.'^.00.00 .00./0 .^.10.^ .00.._0.0^.^.0T.00.^,^.00 ..    ���.���    . ^ ��� ^.. ^ . �����*. ^. ^. ^ . ^.. ^ . -^. ^ ��� ^.. ^. ^��. ^\ . -^ ^!_00  It'jwMK^p'Ar'9'^k'9'^v^p'Ar^^Aw^k,^^^^^^^b'      M___\M    .^V0 i^V9^9^ ^*^H&���^B****** *^^&0^B0 *^&-^^t0 ^^^^tfo ,^^0-r^^^ ^m��rG&3fc r00&^00_\. W  ^.������^?^��,���.������*��.-^���*%__ ���^-w.-^r��r-.***^.���55T***^"-ST*^k,������ST*"^���    VtJ  ��� ^'*0'00-00'00'00-00-00'00^00'00'00'00-00*00'00^00  ARCHITECTS.  A. C. EWART.���ARCHITECT, ROOM 3,  Aberdeen Block. .Baker. Street, Nelaon.  DRAYAGB.  FURNITURE, PIANOS, SAFES, ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. WHson, Phone 270, Pross'er's second Hand store, Ward street,  -FURNITURE.  Government in the Open.  There ure indications .., the course of  president Roosevelt that he Intends to afford to all responsible for the policy and  conduct of the government an opportunity  to discuss with him" such matters as may  immediately concern them. In doing so he  unquestionably protects both himself and  others from  the consi-micnrps of li.isty no.  tion and makes it reasonably certain that  his own standard shall be clearly understood, whether it be fonowed or not. It  seems to us to bo an exceedingly sensible  course to pursue, and the country will  watch with interest the outcome. It is an  attempt to work in the open and not ln  secret   and that is clearly worth trying.  Not a Paying Business.  It begins to look as If Great Britain  would have made money if she had offered to buy out the Boers, lo say nothing of  the loss of lives and suffering It has cost.  Tier debt has increased enormously, und  the conflict is far from ended yet. As a.  cold business proposition, does war ever  pay?��� Indianapolis News.  Switzerland Elects a President.  TllOHNfi, December 12.���Dr. Joseph Zomp  of Lucerne, vice-president of the federal  council, has been elected presidont of the  Swiss Confederation for 1902. Dr. Zemp Is  a Catholic Conservative.  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING  MACHINES  OF  ALL,  KINDS  for sale or re t at the Old Curiosity Shop.   FORJSALE.  FOU   SALE   Oil   TO   HENT ���A   PIANcT;  nearly new.   A pply It. W. Day, Madden block.  To Warrv on Christmas T.ve.  NKW YORK, December 32.��� According  to the Times, it Is now announced that tho  marriage of United States senator Chauncey M. Depew to Miss Palmer will take  place at Nice, France, on Christmas eve.  P'Olt SALE-HLACKSMims' TOOLS.   AP-  ply to Heiijaiiiin V. N'esliitl. Erie. Il.C.   HELP WANTED.  D. J. ROBERTSON & CO.. FURNITLKK  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  phone No. 292, night 'phone No." 207. Next  new postofflce. building, Vernon street.  Nelson. ...  WHOLESALEi DIRECTQBY  ASSAYERS'  SUPPLIES.  W. F. TEETZEL. & CO.-CORNER OF  Baker and Josephine streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealers ln assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire ' Clay Company,  Denver^ Colorado. " " '---  ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesale dealers  ln telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries', electric fixtures and appliances. Houd-  ton Block, Nelson. .- '  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.  F. BURNS & CO.-BAKER . STREKT.  Nelson,. wholesale dealers in fresh - and  cured meats. Cold storage. '  GROCERIES.  "kootenay suppLy company, liai-  Ited.���Vernon    street,  - Nelson,    wholesale  grocers.  JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.���FRONT  street. Nelson, wholesale grocers.  A. MACDONALD-& CO.���-^OiU>ii!iK OF  Front and HaU streets, Nelson; wholesale  grocers and jobbers .In blankets, gloves,  mitts, boots, rubbers, tnacklnaws and miners' sundries.  J. Y. GRIFFIN & CO.���FRONT STREET,  Nelson, wholesale dealers ln iiro'vlslonB,  cured tnpats. butter and eggs.  LIQUORS AND DRY  GOQDS.  TURNER, BEETON & CO.r-CORNEK  Vernon and Josephine streets,- Nelson,  -wholesale^dealers in liquors;-cigars and-dry-  gooas. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing.Com-  pany of; Calgary. ' -**:'.���'    * '  NOTICES of meetings;  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.-  Reguiar meetings flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are cordially invited: to "attend. "Dr." W;  Rose, R. K.; A. W. Purdy, Com.;- O. - A.  Brown, P. C.  NELSON-LODGE, NO. 23., A F. &  A. M. meets second .Wednesday, in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited. .   ��������� ������-;���  . NELSON AERIB, NO. 22 F. 6T E.-  Meets second and fourth'Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity HaU. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary.    ( .,   .. ��� -mr- .    .  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO.  121, G.K. C���Moots third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Chas. G. MUIr, Z;  Thos. J. Sims. 8. E.  ^]^^n^^^]^^Rf^io^s.z  MlisKKcTTrNlo^^  Meets  In  Miners'  Union  HaU,  northwest:  H<EP OUR GOODS TO LOOK AT  W�� SELL AND f^I-BUY  You will .find our stock  complete with the most  up-to-date  FURNITURE  CARPETS     ,  HIGH ART PICTURES  LINOLEUMS  AT LOWEST PRICES  Don't miss seeing our  fine line of Xmas goods.  Early buyers have first  choice.  Purity in Prescriptions.  You'll appreciate the value of pure prescriptions.  Impure prescriptions are dangerous. We take special  care in compounding and use only the purest drugs.  D. F/jcARTHUR  & Go'y  We handle a complete line of  FROST KING  Chamois Vests  (or Men and Boys, made ol  chamois lined with flannel.  FROST QUEEN  Chamois Vasts for Women and Girls, made of  chamois covered witli French flannel.  Perfect'protection against cold and sudden  changes���against coughs, colds, pneumonia, and all  chest and lung troubles. Just the thing for children  going to school.   Price, $3.oo.  Children's sizes. $a.oo.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  K.-W.-O. Rloclr.        Corner Ward Mid Baker 8tB  "SEAGRAM"  THE LEADING. CANADIAN WHISKEY  TRY IT  l^TOTEL  fo  BAKER STKEBT. NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air  IN BULK, 2, 4, and 7 years old.  IN C&S:S, '83 and Star.  Delivered from the warehouse in Nelson  -E-r-P-K[-T-HE-T-&-G0ir-LT-Dr  VICTORIA, B. C.  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE OO.  ���***���*���*���****���*���****.*.***.*.**.*.*.*:  Coffee Roasters  Dealers In Jsa antj Coffee '  &>_������  ���***���*���**���***���*****.*.*.*.****.**.*:  Wo tiro offering at lowost pricos tho best)  frados o   Cej-lou, India, China and Japan  'ea_.  Our Best1, Mot ha and Java Coffeo, per  pound ^   40  Mocha and Java Blend, 3 pounds    1 00  Choice Blend Coffeo, _ pounds    1 00  Rnocial E:end Coli'ee, 6 pounds -1 00  Rio Blend Coffoo, tl pounds    1 00  Spocial Blond Coylon Toa, per pound      30  A TRIAL OBDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  ' Mouldings  Shingles-  Large comfortable bedrooms and flrat-  class dining room. Sample roomd for commercial  men.  RATES $2 PER DAY  W|rs.E.C. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  ���tent; James Wilks, secretary. Union: scale:  tt wages for Nelson district per shift: Ma-,  'alne men $3.50: hammersmen $3.25, muck-  jrs,  carmen, -shovelers; and'other underground laborers *3.  BARBERS' UNION. NO. M6. OF THE  international Journeymen Barbers' Union  of America, meets first and third Mondays  of each month in Miners' Union Hall at  S:30 sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  ����!cretary.  Madden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelson that has remained under one management since isao.  The bed-roonu vc well furnished and  lighted by electricity.  The bar Is always atocttea Dy the best  domestic and Imported liquors and * cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  A. B. GRAY,  .Kootenay Representative.  P. O. BOX 521. NBLSON, B. C.  IMPERIAL BEEWM COMPANY  EMERSON & REISTERER.  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds  I�� WHAT, TOU WANT 18 NOT IN STOCK  WK WIIiI, MASK IT FOB TOO  CALL AND GET PRICES,  avward  W ANTED-L A D Y COMPA NION OR BOARD-  cr, for winter months; comfortable homo. Address Box79, Nelson.  SITUATIONS WANTED.   "  WANTED���THE CARE OF OFFICES OR  rooms. Will ko out to do housework by tho  hour or day. Orders left at The Tribune office,  addressed to Mrs. Curry, will have prompt  attention.  BUSINESS DIEE0T0RY.  CHOP HOUSE.  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE, JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  Lunches a specialty. Picnic and traveling  pji.Hdes supplied on shortest notice.  LAUNDRY . WORKERS' UNION.-  Meeta at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday In every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WEDNES-  dny cvonintf of each week at 7 o'clook, in Minora  Union Hall. John Burns, sr', president; William  Raynard, secretary.  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays ln each month at Miners' Union Hair at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president: Henry Bennett, secretary.  COOKS AND WAITERS UNION NO. 141,  W. L. U., meets at Miners' Union Hall on second and last Tuesdays in ovory month at 8:30  p.m. sharp. A. Tl. Sloan, -president: J. P. For-  rft.it.oll, secretary H. M. Fortier, flnuncirl secretary.  Tl?e Best $1 per Day Houso ln Nelson.  None but whito help employed.   The bar the  best. _____^  G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  SLOGAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  Uijuors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First cla." tabls board.  When you want the Best, ask for  IMPERIAL BEER.  R. REISTERER & CO.  BRSWKR8 AND BOTTLEB8 OW  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade.  BREWERY   AT   NELSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE   MANHATTAN.  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE   MANHATTAN.  WATT, AND r.AUrj! BTRKJCT8, NKTflOW  .4* *** ***���*���**���***���*.**.*.*.**.*.**���#  ��� . ~~%  JJ      OF    COURSE    TOU    WANT    THK     BKST*      l\\  ill TURN   CO   TO jl  |  ARTHUR    GEE; I  4li     in Tremont Block.   Ho will suit vou.    41  ib     Largo stock of imported season's goods.    W  % : : .$  ������*����� *'** *** *** *** ���*** ****** -si*'  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft) Coal. Imperial Oil  Company. Washington Brick, Lime & Mann!  facturing Company. General commercial agonts  and brokers.  All coal and wood strictly cash on delivery  TELEPHONE 147.  Office 184 Baker St.  Telephone 115  ORDER YOUR  TELErnoxK _o  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERT  Monday evening In the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. J.' D. Moyer, president; WUIi4__n  Vlce, secretary. P. O. Box UL  GOAL  PROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER CO.  ANTHRACITE AND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HAND  Office: Baker Streot,  The   Manhattan  JOSEPHINE STREKT  ALL THE BEST BRANDS  LIQUORS   AND   CIGARS.  ~~H0TEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and first class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board 55 to 56 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'tAUGHLIN, Proprietor.  tf__TTintirxn*ixxKrasn_-_r___i-_3xa_c-__m---rg---:  THEO MADSON  MAMUFACTUREK OP  TENTS AP AWNINGS  NELSON,  B. O.  P. O. Box 7(1  Hncxix txxzrix  c -x_xcxxx:_Lx_x  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  Kootenay Street, nest door to Oddfellows' Hall)'  P. O. Box C33 NELSON, B.C.  ���?fl  ���7i THE  NELSON TRIBUNE,  FRIDAY MORNING,  DECEMBER  13 1901  ���','  %  It!"  ���ft."';  If.-  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up-...$12,000,000.00  BEST 7    7.000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROPIT3       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E.S.Cloi'fat-on Goneral Manager  NKLSON BRANCH  Corner Baker and Kootonay Streeta,  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager,  Branches In London (England) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho prinoipal oltles in Canada.  Buy and eoll Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commorcial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Mado. Ktc.  Saving's Bank Branch  OtrRnBNT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  THE NEW ZEALAND METHOD  Of Settling Labor Disputes.������-,  AVe have received by. the last mall from*  New Zealand a report .���t the judgment  which was recently delivered hy the court  of arbitration affecting the position and  wages of miners in the Thames district,  'nie matter is interesting, not merely to  those financially concerned in New Zealand mining, to whom a decision . in the  men's favor practically meant the closing  down, but more generally to all Interested  in observing the development of that socialistic policy to the fulfillment of* which  Now Zealand legislation has in recent  years been directed. The Conciliation and  Arbitration Act <*>f 1900 provide, that in the  case of any industrial dispute either parly  may refer the matter Tor settlement to a  conciliation board, whose award must be  accepted unless either party desires to appeal to the arbitration court, who have full  power   to   make   any   arrangements   thoy  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  ���   WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      -     -     ���     $8,000,000  Reserve Fund.      -     -     -     ���  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $66,000,000.  OF    0-^_J_nT-A_ID_A.  Capital (paid up)  Rest  $2,600,000  $1,860,000  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B   E. Walker,    .  General Manager  London Office,'60 Lombard Street. ��1. O.  New York   Ofllce, 16   Exchange   Place.  and 63 Branches in Canada aud tho  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intorost allowed on deposits. u Present rate  threo per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  please, consistent with equity and good  conscience, for a period ,���it exceeding three  years, which ������will be binding on the associations or Individuals under au extreme  penalty of $200 for a breach. Tt was under  the terms of this act that the Thames  Minei'.-' Union applied io the court in respect of various grievances. Their two  chief. requirements wero snorter hours and  the establishment of a minimum wage on  a higher" scale. ������>��� The evidence extended  over some weeks, and the court was fully  convinced that any considerable increase  in ^working expenses would result: disastrously to the industry, and consequently  cause loss to the miners making the application. As regards hours of work, surface  laborers remain unaltered by.'- the award,  but with regard to underground miners in  wot shafts and hot or grassy places it is  provided that only six-hour shifts shall be  worked; tho men, therefore, do not obtain  much advantage under the award with  reference.to the legal length of timo during  which work may be continued. Where they  have been chiefly successful is in the as-  _     HEAD  OFFICE, TORONTO, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories, Provinces of  British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  H. S. HOWLAND Prosident.  D. R. WILKIE General Manager.  E. HAY Inspeotor.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOCK.  A general hanking business transacted.  Savings Dotmrtment,���Deposits received nnd  interest allowed.  Drafts sold, available in all part of Canada,  United States aud Kurope.  Special attention givon to collec ons.  "0fi"  DO HOT WAIT UNTIL IT IS TIME TO OUT THE XMAS TEEE BEFORE TOU ORDEE TOUE  HOLIDAY GOODS AT JACOB DOVER'S, " THE JEWELER."  J. M, LAY, Manager,  sertion   of the   principle   of   a   minimum  wage,  although   the; scale of   charges   is  very much less than, they demanded, and  not very greatly in excess of the existing  rates.    Other ^noticeable   features   of  the  ��� ���judgment'** are   the"   provisions   that   where  work is let by. contract the same rate shall  be observed by the contractor,   and   that  subject to tin. rules of the union allowing  miners to enter the society merely by tho  payment  of  the  regulation  fee,   that  employers shall employ members of lhe union  in preference to non-union members.    The  employer of labor is thus very prejudicially  affected;  he practically cannot go outside  the union for his labor, and he is in no way  able to control the activity of. tho individual, as. the uniform rate of wages secures  to the most idle and incompetent miner as  a matter of right the same remuneration1  as his most active and skilful  co-worker.  In   this  way. the  control  essential   to   the  successful management of any business is  entirely destroyed and  industry placed at  the     mercy     of    .its     employees.     How-  far the New Zealand miners have already  CLOSING  OUT. ANNOUNCEMENT  Martin O'Reilly <& Co. in making their closing out announcement, and beg to tender their thanks to  their many friends aud customers for pasfc patronage during the time they, have been in business in Nelr  son. We propose giving the public generally, a life's opportunity in buying Dry Goods at prices never  before approached in the Kootenays or elsewhere. During the past week our store has presented a very  lively appearance and wo feel satisfied that our many customers went away highly pleased with their bargains. The startling reductions in every department has been the means of greatly reducing our stock, but  wo still have an enormous stock of goods to sell. And if price breaking can do it, another' week will see our  fixtures with considerably less goods "on them.. . _  HOSIERY AND   KNIT   UNDER-  ~.     WEAR.  17 dozen black wool Hose ih sizes  SJ, 9 and 91, were 35 cents, now 25/  ��� Children's plain and ribbed hose,  just the thing for school wear, at  20 and 25 cents per pair.  Children's knit vests and drawers,  n white and grey, all sizes, from  25 cents up.  A very special line in women's  vests, in white only.   A well fin-  ished garment They__were 85 cents,  now 50 cents.  Our leader  in  gi'ey   and white  vests that were 90 cents, now 65  cents.  A limited number of ladies' combinations are out for this sale at  75 cents.  KID GLOVES.  We still heve a fairly good assortment of shades in Perrin's Famous   Gloves.     Those   that   were  $1.25, now 90 cents.    Our best make | are now selling for 50 cents  $1.50, now $1.10. .  The $1.00 ^quality,'now GO cents.  The $1.25 quality, now S5 cents.  The $1.50 quality, now $1.10.  A full line of D. & A. corsets in  better grades are all reduced on a  similar basis.  Children's corset waists that are  sold everywhere at 75 and 90 cents,  CORSETS^GIRDLES^AND^CQR,  SET WAISTS.  The 75c quality, now 40 cents.  We have a snap in two or three  dozen^mensl.boiIed_ shirts.- size  16,  16 1-2 and 17,  worth from $1  to  $1.25, now 25 cents.  CLEARING OUT SALE  DRESS SKIRTS IN BLACK AND  NAVY.     - '  Just two or three of these black  and navy dressy skirts that were  $7.50, now $4.75.  Our $5.50 and $6.50 black creponne skirts are now marked $3.75  and $4.50.  We have quite a few tailor made  suits still left and as we have no  intention of taking them with us  we have re-marked them as follows:  Suits that were $10 now $5.  Suits that were $15 now $8.  The better suits are marked away  down  GO THEY MUST.  WOMENS' RAIN COATS.  ALL SIZES.  Rain coats   that   were $7   now  $4.90.  Rain coats (Raglan) that were  $12 now $7. -  Here's a snap we came near missing.  A lot of children's jackets in navy  and navy corded in cardinal and  white that were $5.50 going at $2.  Also four or five others that were  $4.50 are now $1.50.  DRESS. DEPARTMENT.  There are several dress patterns  in lengths of  6 yards that were  $4.50 are now $2.25.  Every piece of dress goods is  marked to sell.  A lot of figured black and fancy  dress goods that were 75 cents now  40 cents.  DOMESTIC DEPARTMENT.  Towels, quilts prints, sheeting,  pillow, cotton and comforters are  away down to rock-bottom prices  which will appeal to every thrifby  housewife.  Ribbons, laces and embroideries  have come in for their share of price  cutting. And all kinds of small  wares and trimmings will be given  special attention.  CLEARING OUT SALE  Recognizing the demand for "A Better Class of  Goods," we  have  decided to offer only such goods that we know are  first quaJ. tv  ond  latest designs.  Prices have been figured very low, to tempt the closest bnj ers>  In Pearl and Diamond Brooches we have the  largest  and   beet  selected line in the country, and  prices   and  styles  to make  them   ipady  sellers.  Diamonds bought early and judiciously, consequently we cau   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 all styles.  Novelties in Leather Pianos and Sewing Machines  Latest Fads in Pocket Books, Card Cases and Cigar Cases.  Novelties in Brass and Iron Statues, Lamps, Onyx Tables  Cut Glass, Silver Plate and Cutlery  Clocks, Candelabras, Jardinieres Latest Creations in all Goods  DIAMONDS  Looso or Mounted  WATOHBS  Filled nnd Gold  GOLD BROOCHES  Latest designs  OOLD SET RINGS  Ladies nnd Gents.  GOLD LOCKETS  With and without stones  GOLD CHAINS  All  weights  GOLD CUFF PINS'  With and without stones  GOLD GUARDS  10 and 14 karat  GOLD NOVELTIES  BILVBR NOVELTIES  Of all kinds  P��  .i .-<'  to  Jacob Dover, "The Jeweler."  C. P. R. Time Inspector  NELSON, B.C.  00 * (20 . 00 * 00 . 00  ^.00-. 00.  ���is^AiSS'  ���0'00*00'00'  <b.  Of   -^i/'.-^%^/  J /   -/  ��./��VzxY&!��'  p..  ��-  ''tZfiedY rgitr/Yea/  made uso of thc policy of deliberate idleness while engaged on their work���a policy  which is just now receiving extensive notice in the - Times, under the title of  "Canny"���is shown by the curious fact  that it is possible for contractors lo work  thc mines of the companion at a cost  .greatly below what the companies themselves incur when'employing the men direct, that is to say, that, even when-tho  middle-man in this case the contractor, has  earned his profit, lhe increased output of  the workmen is such that ihe cost of mining is considerably lessoned. Tt may be that  'the contractors work with their men on  some co-operative plrui, or it may he that  they have more thorough, supervision than  do ihe managers "and foremen bf the companies themselves, but the fact remains  significant and surprising that putting  forth his ordinary energies the miner is  able to do so much more work that the  total cost is diminished by something like  one-third. The results obtained under tho  contract system seem to have come almost  as a surprise lo thc New Zealanders themselves, and the element of competition thus  introduced is likely to prove the salvation  of an industry which, it is clear, cannot  continue on the basis of the present demands which are made upon it.  American Bern unt Camp,  Naauwoort as a township, or camp, is  Euclid's definition of a line in tin, wood  and brick���it is length without breadth.  The houses stand mostly in a long strip on  ench side of the railway; from south to  north they would not exceed a mile in  lenglh. Tents, piles or straw, hay, provis-  -ion's���\vood,-and-ammuniUon-are-to-bc-seen.  within "the town." If the Boers look down  from tho ton of home neighboring kop their  mouths must water at t.iu sight of so many  eatables for man and beast. Not only is  Naauwpoorb a center for military operations, and for provisions, It is one of Uie  main retnount depots in thc midlands of the  Cape Colony. At the present moment there  are something over 3000 horses bore, and  their numbers aro boing steadily added to.  Thousands of horses from the United  States, South America and Australia, not  to mention the hardy i\frlgandors, have  passed through this- remount department.  Whole regiments of cnvnlry, not one regiment, but threes and fours together, pass  through and aro supplied with fresh  mounts. Men who have spent years on tho  ranches of Arizona and In-other states are  to be found in tills remount department���  men who shave and wash once a month,  whether they require It ior not. they say  ���who give strong nasal -accompaniment to  their spirited conversation, and who seem  to be never so happy-ns whon mounted on  an unbroken colt or tricky filly. One from  Arizona, whose acquaintance T made-  Buck T his   name   was���rode   what   he  called a bronco, a dark brown beast, whose  coat seemingly never saw a brur.h or comb.  This was the animal which had performed  wondrous feats "out west" and was ready  to repeat them. At the remount department the wilder horses are broken and accustomed to thc saddle. When the remount  horses are taken out for exercise, It is not  in twos and threes, but In troops of many  hundreds. A thousand splendid semi-wild  horses tearing across thc veldt at full  gallop form a magnificent spectacle. Tt is  when handling a great number of horses  like this that the skill and thc daring and  the extraordinary prowess of horsemanship of the "boys" from the west arc seen.  They may brag, but. they can perform.  conycj?-A-isr"y  OFFICE:gBAKER STREET WEST, NELSOJf, B.C.  TELEPHONE flO, 219.    P. 0. BOX 688.  MARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  7_m ru L!EV|E >.....  The ' Mansfield Manufacturing Company  have the above mentioned building materials  for sale at reasonable prices. Special quotations to builders and contractors for large  orders.  ORDERS BY  MAIL ATTENDED TO PROMPTLY  003Vt��>.^iT"y  OFFICE: EBAKERISTREET WEST, flEISOfJ, B. C. TELEPHONE N0.219.    P. 0. BOX 688.  I H III   **l��_l___-__--___^_-rWiM?W_C��HWtf,*^^  The Case Again Remanded.  LONDON, December 12.���In thc Bow  Street police court, today the prosecution  against Dr. Krause, ex-governor of Johannesburg, on charges of high treason and  inciting to murder, having concluded its  case, counsel for thc prisoner announced  that he reserved his defense. Dr. Krause  was again remanded until December lSth,  when ho will bo formally committed for  tho January assizes on the charge of having incited Cornelius Broeksman to murder John Douglas Foster, .  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents to $1  AMEfyCAft AND EUROPEAN  THE  BINDERY  DEPARTMENT OB"  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BURNS BLOOK. NELBON.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL RULED BLANK BOOKS  SPECIAL RULED FORMS  Porto Rico Lumber Co.  (LIMITED)  ,        -I  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber I  Shingles  Mouldings -';!'  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  . StocK-  We carry a complete stock, ofT.  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Fin- V  ish, Turned Work, Sash and Doors^/  Special order work will receive  prompt attention. *-��-  .Z'Z'Y  Porto Rico Lumber Co.Ltd.  CORNER OF     '     '  HTCNDRYX AND VJCRNON 8TRHBTB  oV':-*  r^.%%  BEAL ESTATE  AND *     r ;'   ,-  INSUBANCE BBOKEBS  Agents for Trout Lake Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park.  And J. & J. Taylor Bates.  These safes can be bought from tu on  two year's time without interest.   '  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  ,x- ;���__* ?  "���' ^A _  "' - zri$  l:  OEETIFIOATE   OF IMPBQV EMENTB  NOTICE.���lino mineral claim, situate in the  Nelbon Mining Division ot "West Kootenay District. ___.    .  Whore located: On tho cast slope of Wild  Horse Mountain, about ono mile southwest of  the Kli^o.  TAKK NOTICE that I. N. F. Townsend, act-  nig as agent for Kdwurd Baillie, free miner seer*  tillcate No. U561C5, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mimug Recorder for  a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho above claim.  And further Uike notice that action, under section 37, must bo commenced beforo the-Issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of August, A.D. 1901.    N. F. TOWNSEND.  OEETIFIOATE   OF  IMPEOVEMENTS.  NOTICK.���Vermont mineral claim, situato in  tho Nolson Mining Division of West Kootonay  District. ���'���.���;  Whero located: On the west fork of Rover  Creek, three and one-half miles south of Koote  nay Hiver.  TAKK NOTICK that I. N. F. Townsend. acting as iigentfor Albert L. Voller, D55789; Herman  Ij. Keller, H5..7SS; and Frederick ��. Algiers, B42G57,  Intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Cortiflcato of Iro-  lTovcments, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, undor section 37, must bo commenced before the issuanc*  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 13th dny of October, A.D. 1901.   N. F. TOWNSKND.  NOTIOE TO DELINQUENT 00-0WNEE.  To John J. McAndrews or to any.person  or persons to wliom he may have transferred his Interest in the Black Diamond  mineral claim, situate on the north aid*  of  Bear  creek,  about three  miles  froza  the town of Ymir, lying south of and adjoining the Evennlg Star mineral claim.  Nelson mining division of West Kootenay  district,  and  recorded ln the  recorder's  office for the Nelson mining division.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that   I   have   expended   two   hundred   and  twelve    dollars    and     twenty-flve    centk  ($212.25)  in  labor  and  improvements upoa  the above mentioned mineral claim in order  to hold-said mineral claim under the provisions of the Mineral Act, and If wlthla  ninety days from the date ot this notic*  you  tall or refuse to contribute your portion of all such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising, your Interests fat  the said claims will become the property  of the subscriber under section 4 of an aet  entitled,  "An Act to Amend the Mineral  Act, 1900/ JOHN DBAN.  Dated at Nelson this llth day of Septens*  ber. l��01i  NOTIOE.  In the mat ter of an application for a duplicate  of a Certificate of Title to an undivided half of  Lot '2, Blook 11 in the Town of Nelson.  Notice is hereby given that it is my intentioa  (o issue nt tho expiration of one month from th��  first publication hereof a duplicate of the Certificate of Title to the above mentioned undlvidtKl  half of Lot 12. Block It in the Town of Nelson la  the wviuo of Joseph Iletherington Bowes, which  Certificate is dated tho 8th day of November,  1897, and numbered 161k.  H. F. MACLEOD.  Land Registry Ofllce, District Registrar,  Nelson, B.C., 3rd December, 1901.  '-3!  '���*���  i  1*1  .1  ���3'  i n  .^r.-,;.c.'-~rr*.^">,--'*"*V./.��>?x'-'-'-*-;  MM ������������     *  iaiir^-fffiltrFi^r ***W***^^*^*WB��  rcit__��**-*LV*��_^**w_��iaMe*^  JszssaKaixsats^^  THE NELSON TRIBUNE   FRIDAY MORNING,  DECEMBER 18, 1901  IS?  Wi-  >  i ���������*  it?  I#    '  If*-  Irasrl-.. *  ifm.  l|B'f ���-  K.1 >T  life r  ���M ���  p  Slit  to-  TO  |p_.  II" -    ���  "veal   ���  u?R ���**����'  &C  III  m  Mil "  Ifc  lffi_&  l^W*;  iB,  IS*3'''  1*2?  If2  fe?  Itf  *���***�� e*�� e��-:ess*��-*�� e.*.*.******.***.***!.***.***-*-***-**-***-*******^  W'-     -. X m  IN MAKING YOUR CHOICE OF CHRISTMAS PRESENTS DO HOT OVERLOOK  THE FACT 7H&T WE CARRY THE LATEST LINES OF  Mi  &  Mi  m  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  m  Mi  tb  Mi  Mi  m  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  iU  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  PERFUMERY  From, all the best makers, also Hair Brushes, Clothes  Brushes, Hat Brushes, Millitary Hair Brushes and numerous other kinds, made with genuine bristle and with either  Ebony, Wood or Ivory backs.  A fine line of Ebony  backed  Hand   Mirrors  which  we  are offering at very reasonable prices.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  ^:*M *** *** ���*���*���*���*���*���*���****���** '**'* ���*���**���*���*���*���*���*'*'*'*'****���**���*���**���**���*'*���**���*<$  For the Boys  Having added to my stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the hest variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  217 and 219  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  RATTAN GOODS  CHIFFONIERS  ROCKERS, CHAIRS  CARPETS AND RUGS  J. G. BU  &  CO.  n  TONIGHT  IS THE  LAST NIGHT-  COMIC    OPERA  CHIMES OF NORMANDY'  EVERYTHING THE BEST  ADMISSION   FIFTY  CENTS  RESERVED   SEATS   AT    MACDONALD'S    CONFECTIONERY  BAKER STREET.  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 527.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  XilMITBD.  ChlARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secreta-y.  Have lust leceived 3 000,0 ��� feet odop from Idaho, and we are propared to cut tho largest bill  of timber of any dimension* or lengths. Estimates givon ab auy time. The largest Btoek of sash,  doors, and'mouldings in Kootenay.-   COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ON HAND  ������-'���'.       OFFICK AND YARDS: CORNEK HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  CHRISTMAS PUDDING  '; We-have the best stock of peel and Christmas  fruits in the city. Everything fresh. This season's  l^rnon, orange and citron peel, cleaned currants  and raisins.  Houston Bloclk  Nelson, B.C.  J. A. IRVING & CO.  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  DO IT RIGHT NOW  Make a list of persons to whom you intend to  give Xmas presents and start out this afternoon  to select them. We shall be glad to help you and  do not consider it a bother to show you all the  articles you caro to look at.  BROWN BROTHERS  JEWELERS  BAKER STREET  NBLSON,  B. C.  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  Daily.  6:10 p. in,  Daily  G:40 p. in.  Daily  8 a. in.  8 a. m.  CHOW'S NEST RAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Moyie,  Cranbrook, Marysville, iort  Steele, Elko, Fernie, JMiclicl,  Blairmore, Frank, Macleod,  Lethbridge, Winnipeg, and  all Eastern point".  COLUMBIA & KOOTENAY  RAILWAY  Robson, Nakusp, Arrowhead,  Revelstoke, and all points cast  and west on C.P.R. main lino.  Robson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, Phoenix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  Robson. Trail and Rossland.  (Daily except Sunday)  ARRIVE  .1 p. m.  Daily.  ARRIVE  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  11:35 a.m.  LEAVE  10 a. in.  SLOCAN RIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Throe Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)   ARRIVE  :-.li p.m.  o  LEAVE  I p. 111.  1 p. in.  KOOTENAY  LAKE  STEAMBOATS    '  Balfour, Pilot Bay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and till Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points on thc  Lardo Sr Trout Lake Branch.  ��� (Tuesdays, Thursdays and  Saturdays.)   ARIUVB  11 a. in.  11 a. m  GREAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  LEAVE .  Depot  0:40 a.m  Mount'in  10:30.i.m.  Daily.  LEAVE'  Kaslo  7 a in.  Nelson  COO p. in.  Daily  NELSON & FORT   SHEPPARD RAILWAY .  Ymir, Salmo, Erie, Waneta,  Northport, Rossland, Colville  and Spokane.  Depot.  0:45 p.m.  Mount'in  5:59 p. in.  Daily  KOOTENAY LAKK  STEAMBOATS  Balfour, PilotBay, Ainsworth  Kaslo and all Way Landings.  ARRIVE  Kaslo  !):?0 p. m.  Nelson  10:30 a.m.  Daily  ". CITY AND DISTRICT.  The election of officers of the.- Nelson  Royal Arch .Chapter will be held on Wednesday evening* next.  Tli**! funeral of the late Mrs. P. F. Emerson, which was fixed for this afternoon,  has boen postponed until the arrival of  relatives. It is likely, that the funeral will  lake place on  Saturday.  The c.ise of the Lioi-i .orewcry vs William Gosnell of this city, an action over  some beer kegs, which came before chief  justice McColl at Rossland'is still in doubt,  judgment on the same having ben reserved.  P. F. Emerson was reported' to be in a  verv low condition at a late hour last evening. He is suffering from Bright's disease  with complications and the span of his  life wns considered to but a matter of  hours.     _ "'  A new jury has been subpenaed to try the  case of Hall vs. LaBau, whieh comes up  again for trial before his honor judge Forin  on Monday next. The hearing in this case  case wil have to be gone over from the  fommencemont.  James Bannernian of' uns city, who has  been appointed to Jhe ofllce of Dominion  land agent, has received instructions froni  tho department to report for duty at once  nt Kamloops. He will leave Nelson for  the Kamloops olllco on Saturday.  The members of the Canadian Mounted.  Infantry will make the trip over the Canadian Pacific railway to Montreal. From, this  point they will go over the Intercolonial,  fhe only all-Canadian'route to the Marl-  time provinces. It is expected that the  men-bars of the contingent will have about  n month's drill to put in in, Halifax before  embarking. -  A telegram was received in Nelson yesterday by Messrs. Onllihcr'& Wilson from  judge Forin announcing that the session  of the county court for li'aslo which had  been called for today had been postponed  till a' date to be fixed. Judge Forin is at'  present in Vancouver and it is not known  definitely when he will return to take up  the  county  court  work.  There was a warm time at Waneta the  other day when a prospector named Gardiner was charged with using abusive language to Taylor, the agent of the Nelson  <& Fort Sheppard railway at that place.  Gardiner is developing some prospects on  the Pond d'Oreille on the American side  of the line. He found it most convenient  to purchase his supplies from Fred Adie,  the store keeper at that point. This matter  was called to the attention of the customs  officer.nt Northport and Gardiner accused  Taylor of having interfered in his business  matters. He told Taylor what he thought  of him in language more forcible than polite, with the result that Taylor had him  charged with using abusive language. As  Adie, the grocer, is the only justice of the  peace in the vicinity the case came before  him. Ho fined the accused tl and the verdict was received with every manifestation  of public approval.  James Flndley of Montreal, who superintended the construction of the C. P. R.  bridge across the Columbia river at Roo-  son, was in Nelson yesterday. The work  is practlc?Uy finished. Asked wheiher there  h.-ii-l been "any accidents, Mr. Flnley. jokingly nnswerod, "No; I don't believe any of  lhe boys lost as much .-is a finger-nail."  The funeral of the late W. P. Robinson  took place from his residence yesterday afternoon. It was under-the direction of the  Masonic fraternity and was attended by a  large number of the members of the order.  Tho pall bearers were Hamilton Byers,  Charles H. Crandon, Thomas S. McPherson, W. J. AVilson; A. R. Sherwood and F.  L.   McFarland.  "  ��� The' election of officers for the Nelson  lodge A. F. &, A. M.; No. 23, took place on  Wednesday evening, when the following:  officers were elected: E A. Crease, W. M.;  Fred Irvine, I. P. M.; C H. Crandon, S.  W; R. W. Day, J. \V.; J. A. Turner treasurer; George Johnstone, secretary; ana  Rev. R. Frew, chaplain. The' appointive officers to be-elected by the master of the  lodge have not been- solectd as yet.  The. Kokanee, which has been on the'  v.-avs for over a month undergoing an overhauling, was slid into the water yesterday.  She had over 200 feet to slide, and captain  Gore was a trifle anxious as to thc result,  i-wt muster ship ' builder Bulger did tho  job up in style, and the Kokanee slid into  the water ns prettily'as she did on the  ���.lay when Mr. Bulger first launched her.  She will be ready tti resume her run to  S'aslo   on   Tuesday   or   Wednesday.  It is reported that the London & British  Columbia." Goldfields will make an experiment with the new process of oil concentration for the saving of values in the ore  of the Enterprise mine on Ten-mile. The  results attained with the present concentrating plant are said to be rather unsatisfactory as considerable of the values in  the dry-ore escape. It-Is predicted for the  process of oil concentration that the great;  er part of the values that are lost in the  water concentration can be saved by the  former. _  '      '  .The performance of the Chimes.of Normandy by the members of the Nelson Operatic Soclet/ last evening was witnessed  by a larger audience than that which  greeted .'t on the opening night. The production last - evening went off much  smoother, the performers evidently feeling, more at home. The plan for this evening opens at McDonald's fruit store at 10  -o'clock���andHn-view-of-the-success-which-  tbe members of the society'have scored  the sale of seats should be greater than  lhat of either of the first two performances..' ,  Bill Feeney, who Is uetter known as  "Canada Bill," Is at present engaged in  nutting a bridge over Sheep creek, at a  point off the Yellowstone road some miles  from Salnm. Bill has taken up some 000  acres of land In this neighborhood and  lias interested 'the provincial government  In the construction of a bridge over thc  creek. This involves the construction of a  structure for a width of 140 feet, with a  d'.ieen truss spanning u width of 58 feot.  The arrangements for the building of the  bridge arc the best* that could be made,  as Bill understand bridge building as well  as anyone. He has a steel cable rigged up  for the moving .of his* timbers across-the.  river and in-every way the work is going  ahead as methodically as if lt was in  charge of a government enginer. The.Fee-  ney land Is about eight miles from the  town of Salmo and Bill nas prepared quarters for the, housing of his family in comfort.' It is the intention of Feeney to put  the land In timothy and in connection with  this he will raise considerable stocK.  W. A. McLean has returned from Waneta,. where he was engaged In'the superintendence of the construction of the cut-off  to the Bunker Hill property on the Pend  d'Oreille. The cut-off is three and-a half  miles long and will greatly facilitate the  moving of supplies to the proporty. '-AVork  upon the Blinker- Hill Is shortly to be resumed and arrangements' are now' being  made for the Installation of a new process  for the treatment of the ore,, which' has  been found to be in a measure refractory.  In the meantime development work on the  property is to be resumed and when the  eleotrlcal-cyanlde process is Installed there  will be considerable, ore reserves for treat-  mnt. The ledge in the Bunker HH1 Is very  wide, and as the ore has an indicated value  of $10 per ton, there .will be good values In  it if the new process proves satisfactory.  All the values of the. Pend d'Oreille valley  are not summed up In Its mining possibilities. ;It Is possessed of great possibilities  in the way of ranching. The winter Is now  well advanced, but in this valley there ,1s  still considerable feed.for cattle, the bunch  grass' being very abundant and; the set- '  l,^^^<^9'S'S^^^^'S'S'-l'-^^S'_���';��'S''*''^^a''*^>^>''^,^^l*'>'^^>^'^^'^^>''*^^^'��^^^'^���>��'*^*'^'^  #C  to  to  to  to  to  H.  ���  ESTABLISHED 1892  =s>-  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  M  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay  Sheet Iron  "F Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  Tinware  to *-  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS  HEATING STOVES  COOKING STOVES  AND  RANGES  STORES AT  * NELSON, B. C. KASLO, B. C. SANDON, B. C.  ���8P*SP^*^  ��� T �������� -^ ��r- ��^ -ST- ��r- *?��� ��?��� ���>����� ^ ��T 'ff- *5^ ��?��� *����� ��P ��? ����� ST: sp S^ ^ ST- ��T. ��P��T.S��;  %  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  $'  We have purchased the Madson Stock at a low rate on the dollar.   It consists of  CLOTHING, CENT'S FURNISHINGS, BOOTS, SHOES, HAT, CAPS,  RUBBERS    AND   BLANKETS.  ALL THESE  GOODS TOGETHER WITH THE  BALANCE OF OUR  DRY GOODS  WILL BE SOLD [AT  OR  UNDER THE  WHOLESALE COST  This Is a rare opportunity at the right time of the year to get FALL AND WINTER  GOODS at prices never'before heard of in Nelson. We have a specially heavy and choice  stock of Men's Suits. Boots and Shoes and Underwear. Our prices will talk. Come and  see for yourselves. ~      - .  A. FERL  & GO  tiers who have stock report very satisfactory returns upon -their investment for the  P'ist year, the feed being sullicicnt up to  date to render unnecessary any attention  to the stock.  The Assertion Denied.  NELSON, December 12.���[Special to The  Tribune.!��� In an item ln yesterday's Tribune, John M. Harris is quoted as stating  that the Byron N. AVhite Company might  possibly be large stockholders in the Slocan Mining Company, an assertion which  I want to emphatically deny.  BRUCE WHITE.  Froze in for the Winter.  ���Navigation���on���Kotenuy-rivtr^is���at���aii-  end for this year, and one daring navigator  has ben caught in the ice. Captain "West  of Ihe Halys went up the river to Bonner's  Perry, intending on his return to pick up  Steeper's pack train at Bayonne landing  cold snap of the last- few days has  caught him, as lie has. not shown up on  cold snap of the last two days has probably cau slit him, as he has not shown up  the lake. Captain McMorris of the Moyie  keeps track of the dates on which navigation opens and closes on Kootenay river,  Iviving run out of Nelson for ten years.  Today, In talking to a party of old-timers,  . lie remarked, that this season the river  lias remained open a trifle longer than tl'.o  average   One  year he  managed  to  get 20  : >-*iI!p.. hnvoud Rykert's on December 25th,  but hnd to turn back or be cnv.ght. Once  Ice forms on the river it remains until  spring  The Change of Ten Tears.  ��� Ten years ago this month New Denver  was founded and the wolves howled around  the cabins of the first settlers. Now asijs  changed, owing to the power of commerce  and the bustle of modern life, and not a  wolf, is left except an occasional one concealed in store clothes.���New Denver  Ledge.  ST. LOUIS. December 12.���In, the United  States district court, Ben Kilpatrick, the  Montana train robber suspect, was sentenced by judge Adams to 15 years' imprisonment  in  the   state  penitentiary.  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  We are in lhe market again this season with this-line of  Stoves. After handling*.them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that give  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION.  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  Importers and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  P. Bums & Co.  Head Oppiok at  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland, Trail,   Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Nev  Denver, Eovelsboke, Fergnaon Qrand Porks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver. c  **                                          i .     ��� . ���                  -I,,                        ���  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALIi KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  BUSINESS MENTION,  When at Erie, B. C, stop at the Mersey  Hotel. Mrs. M. Collins, proprietress.  The Pernie labor unions, by resolution,  recommend all their members to patronize  the Kootenay Steam Laundry at Nelson.  The laundry ha? an agency in Fernie, and  clothes are foi warded to and from Nelson  by express.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Office: Two Doors West C. P. R. Omee  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  E."/.C. TRAVES, Manager  NOTICE  To tlie Public and Union Men :  Tho Trades and Labor Council of tho City of  Nelson havo declared all Hotels, Restaurants  and Saloons employing Chinese in or around the  premises unfair to organizcd.labor.  The following do not omploy Chinese in such  capacity:  VICTORIA HOTKL  CLARK]- HOTEL  TREMONT MOTEL  MADDKN HOTKL  SIIKUBltOOKK HOTEL  GRAND CENTRAL HOTKL  LAKE VIEW HOTEL  KOSSLANO HOTEL  GRAND HOTEL  KLONDYKE HOTEL  JOHN SPEAR  DRLMONICO RESTAURANT  MANHATTAN SALOON  BODEGA SALOON  GLUE POT SALOON  CLUB HOTEL  WAVEKLEY HOTEL  NOTIOE OP MEETING.  There will be a general meeting of the  Independent Labor Party in Miners' Union  Hall on Monday, December 16th, which all  members are requested to attend.  NOTICE  OLD PAPERS  TRIBUNE BINDERY DEPARTMENT  Suitable for wrapping, 25 cents a hundred.  Apply at  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 Bakor  street. All accounts due R, B. Reilej;  are payable to me.  |^ H. D. ASHCROFT.  ,' NelflODj Bs Q., Qctoher lBtb, 1901, jj  'Ifl  t>  m  &

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