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 %  V '  I .  IB  *���:��� ,  3;'"',".  >-4V*  11 ������-  Ml  �����fi  ? *;���>  ���'< Sj  Si!  ESTABLISHED  1892  WEDNESDAY  MORNING,  DECEMBER  18   1901  DAILY EDITION  DOCTOBS' PLAIHT  THINK CONGRESS SHOULD  COME TO THEIR AID.  BILL   FOE  SERVICES   RENDERED  THE LATE PRESIDENT REMAINS UNPAID.  BUFFALO, December 17.���In view of  the wide discussion in circulation to the  question* of who should pay the physicians who attended president McKinley,  Dr. Matthew D. Mann consented to make  a statement today setting forth the attitude of himself and his associates. Dr.  Mann.in reply to a question by a newspaper reporter said: "We feel that, we  operated on the president, of the United  States; that we operated for the American people with a view to saving their  president for them; that we were called  not by the family, of president McKinley, but by the authorities, the cabinet  and others, to take charge of the president, and we feel, therefore, that we  have a right to, look to congress and the  - nation for our remuneration. We took  a tremendous responsibility, because we  took in our hands the life of the most  prominent* man in. the world, and we  feel that in talcing such a responsibility  we ran ; an immense risk. Had the  autopsy showed that we made any so--  rious mistake we would have received  unlimited condemnation and might even  havo been.'ruined- professionally.' From  all these fnets Aye feel that we should  not be called upon to render bills to th'e  family. Any bills which we might  render to the late president's estate  would be larger than Mrs. McKinley  ���>'. ought to pay. If we should render such  arbill as she could properly pay we  should feel that^ we would be very imperfectly remunerated. We feel, therefore, that congress should take up the  matter, and make an appropriation  such as it may see fit and save us from  becoming the objects of criticism by  sending in a bill, for no matter what  bill we might send in we would receive  a certain amout of abuse. We also feel  that the^dignity of the-medical profession demands;,that congress should pay  this 'bill, and that .the services should  be. handsomely rewarded. The medical  profession all over the world is waiting  with, great interest to see how this affair will turn out, and we do not propose to do anything, if we can avoid it,  which will lay. us open to criticism.  Northern and Coast NewF,  VANCOUVER, December 17.���[Special to The Tribune.]���Tupper, Peters &  Gilmour are issiiiiig writs against three  gambling houses on behalf of G. C.  Hinton, whose Vancouver managor,  George Cutler, embezzled $1700 and  spent it in gambling houses in this city.  The writs are for suits to recover the  money.  The^duke of Newcastle is here on the  way to California, He says the Britishers are much interested in Canada,  and thinks there will be a large investment of capital here next year.  Telegraph news from Atlin says  the.   =_weather_is_very__inild1_and_the_ice_on_  Atlin lake still unsafe. Miners on the  creeks are to hold a meeting to protest  against the issuance of further hydraulic leases where ground, pays to work  individually. The group leases owned  by Menzies of Vancouver and others on  Willow creek were restaked on the  12th, and have been entered.  An old prospector, named Louis Lud-  ering, was badly frozen coming in from  Skagway- via. Warm pass. He was  caught in a storm and was several weeks  making 25 miles.  Large drifting operations aro proceeding on'Spruce creek by over a hundred  men, which promise good returns.  English PaiK rs on tho Treaty  LONDON, December 17.���Tho afternoon newspapers today comment approvingly on. the ratification of the Hay-  Pauncefote treaty by the United States  seriate yesterday with the sinfrle exception of the Globe, which sees in the  overwhelming majority for the ratification proof that the compact is regarded by thc senate as one sided and  calculated to adversely, affect British  political and commercial interests.  "Senator Teller's offensive ' phrase  clearly signifies," the paper says, "the  conviction that England has become too  Submissive to stand up for her rights  " against the great republic." The Globe  concludes: "It is a surrender, not a  bargain. We hand over national property as purchase money for American  friendship."  ���  A New ZenHnd Quake.  SAN FRANCISCO, December 17.���New  Zealand news received by steamer gives  details of the great destruction of prop-  , erty in the Cheviot- district by an earth  quake on November 15th. In the town  of Cheviot and country the damage will  reach ��20,000. Scarcely a building was  left standing. The fine homestead of  sir George Clifford waa wrecked. Great  fissures opened in the .earth and water  issued from them. In an office a heavy  safe was thrown across the room and  brick chimneys fell like toy houses. The  peoplo are panic stricken and the  shocks still continue.  Sharkey Now in Training  NEW    YORK,    December    17.���Tom  Sharkey has   commenced   training   for  his bout with Peter Maher, which will  bo decided in Philadelphia on January  17th. Final details for tho match wero  arranged as soon as Sharkey announced  tliat the terms offered by the Central  Athletic Club management were satisfactory in every way. Sharkey has been  doing light training for the past two  weeks in expectation of a match with  Jeffries, but now that a fight with  Maher'is an assured fixture he has decided to increas-o hi.'s schedule. Although the bout is only limited to six  rounds the result will, it is expected,  be of interest, owing to,,the fact that  Sharkey hopes to secure a match with  Jeffries upon the latter's arrival here  next month.  News Nor.es From Manila.  MANILA, December 17.���The United  States commission . has finally decided,  unless absolutely compelled to do so by  force of circumstances, not to again interfere with the importation or exportation of gold or silver, 'but beginning  with the year 1902 the commission will  alter the two to one rate iu accordance with the existing rates, which is  done in the hope of preventing the further export of gold and American bills  which are being at present daily  shipped.  The reports from the provinces of  the earthquake of Sunday say they suffered more severely . than Manila. A  soldier was. killed at Balang. Ships felt  the shock several miles out at sea.  Seven hundred bolomen have surrendered in the island of Samar owing to  lack of food.  The son of the governor of the island  of Negros has been killed in an engagement with:, Ladrones.  Four cases of the plague have occurred here, thfi; first since October.  NOW FOUR GENTS A POUND  Lead Price Reduced Yesterday.  NEW YORK, December 17.���Beginning today the new and reduced price  for lead will go into effect, says the  Herald. At a meeting of the executive committee 'of the American  Smelting & Refining Company it was  decided to cut..the price of lead from  4.37 1-2 cents a pound to 4 cents. This  action was practically agreed upon at  a recent conference of the lead producers of Idaho and Utah in this city.  The management of the smelting company'have therefore decided to put the  ^reduction into effect as an;experiment-  to determine whether there will be a  larger quantity sold at a smaller price  than before. . Officials od.the company  state that the producers felt it would  be for their best interest to make the  reduction.    *   Expr;lss Company Employees Strike.  LYNN; Massachusetts, December 16.���  The American Express Company employees today began a strike for a new  schedule of wages and hours of labor.  The strikers were paid off in a body  during the forenoon and men were put  at work in their" places. The local  strikers state that on January 1st, the  Boston employees of the company will  demand a new schedule and the demand  ultimately will be" extended to all of the  30,000 employees of the company.  To Be Made a Wrecker.  VICTORIA, December 16.���The barge  Isabel arrived here today-to be converted into a wrecking barge, for which purpose she has. been secured by the Es-  quimalt marine railway.           The   steamers   Minola   "and   City   of"  Pueblo, which  have arrived  from  San  Francisco,   and   the   steamer   Ventnor  from Japan have no word of the missing Mattewan.   Texas Cattle "Will Suffer.  FORT WORTH, Texas, December Hi.���  The blizzard prevailing- over the Panhandle  of Texas will very probably prove a disastrous one to the cattlemen. There has been  a long; dry spell and feed has been scarce  nml high, .preventing any great amount of  .provision, for. the wintering of caUlc. .Tlio  entire section Is covered with snow and It  It stays on the ground for any length of  time the untile* not.ln prime condition will  die In' hundreds.  Condition of Mrs McKinley.  CHICAGO, December 16.���Lieutenant  James McKinley, United States army, a  nephew of the late president, who passed  through Chicago tonight said in regard  to the condition of Mrs! McKinley: "My  aunt in Canton remains in about the  same conditio.n/js.he was in immediately  after the funeral of the late president.  There has been no improvement and  there seems to be no hope of any."  To Build Up Siberia.  BERLIN, December 17.���The correspondent in St. Petersburg of the Cologne Gazette telegraphs that a number  of experts representing a big American  firm have arrived at Vladivostock, en  route for Siberia, where they will build  factories and exploit the agricultural  and mineral wealth of the country.  Cold Weather in Portugal.  LISBON, December 17.���The cold  weather prevailing here is quite unprecedented. Two sentries have been frozen  to death. The river Tagus is full of  drift. The province of Portugal has  been swept by a snowstorm.  The Manitoba Liberal Convention.  Never in all the history of political conventions in Canada has there been a convention surpassing in representative character and tn enthusiasm and unanmity the  one whicli brought- its deliberations to a  close yesterday in this city. The Liberals  of Manitol.-a have, in fact, made a new  record in Canadian political history by the  rousing success of tho demonstration they  have thus given of the strength and ag  gressiveness and solidly united state of the  party under the veteran leader, who stum.ls  today among tho foremost ligures In 'tho  public life of the Dominion. The splendid  .success of the convention is the best presage of the success which will crown the  Liberal campaign for a restoration of good  government. Great credit is due to the able  and energetic committee, headed by D: \V.  Hole, which had In charge the arrangements l'or the convention; that they performed with admirable thoroughness thy  great amount of work they had to do is  best attested by the results. Their, most  sanguine expectations could not well have  been greater than tho splendid and memorable success of the convention. A large  share of credit is due, too, to the Young  Men's Liberal Club, of this city, for the  loading part it has taken in preparing for  the convention. It is a model political organization of young men, and in its handsome and commodious quarters it is prospering greatly; the many attractions it has  to offer young meh; keeping its membership  rolls on the steady increase. Both in Winnipeg and in every part of the province, the  Liberals have abundant reason today to  congratulate themselves and to rejoice  that the tide in the affairs of Manitoba  has turncA^jind is leading on to the triumph of tlberal principles. Winnipeg Free  Press.  BEACHES SYDNEY  CAPTAIN   VOSS   AND   HIS  TINY CANOE.  Boundary District Local News.  GREENWOOD, December .17.���[Special to  The Tribune.J���The half yearly statutory  meeting of the board of license commissioners of the Boundary Creek license.district was held at,'. Eholt last eveninj:.  Thirty-six applications for renewals; of  hotel licenses were granted as; follows:  Rock-Creek 1, Midway (i, Boundary Falls  t, Deadwod. 2, Anaconda 1, Hartford Junction '.', Eholt 5, Summit City 1, Denoro 2,  fourth of July-Creek 1, _��.rson 1, near Columbia 1, Edward's Ferry 1, Cascade 'i,  Christiana Lake 1, Gladstone 1, Caslleg ir  1, and between Trail and Rossland 1. Several, transfers were also granted. Those attending the meeting were E. Ja-cobs cf  Greenwood; chairman, 1-1. B. Cannon of  Grand Forks, and W, B, Townsend: of  Kossland, and chief license inspector  Dinsniore. ol Grand Forks.  A trainman named Gregory, one of. thi;  crew of the Eholt-Phoenix passenger train,  had his leg caught between a locomotive  and a car wher^ switching at Eholt yesterday. Dr. Spankie was called in and found'  the injuries "wore not serious and Gregory  will; be about again in ten days.  VV. Yolen Williams, superintendent, and  P. Dermody, foreman, at the Granby company's mines at Phoenix(>loday visited the  B. C. Copper Company's Mother Lode mine_  in Deadwood Camp, and were show.n  through by - general manager Frederic'  Reefer.  Among today's arrivals arc R. M. Hood  of Ne'son and James Hunter of Hunter  Bros, of;Rossland.  HIS VIOTORIA  PARTN ER WEAKENS AT FIJI, BUT THE CAPTAIN PERSEVERES.  SAN FRANCISCO, December 17.���  News comes from Australia that captain  Voss and his little forty foot canoe arrived at Sydney November 20th, having  made the voyage safely from British  Columbia. At Fiji his 'mate, Luxton;  concluded to go to Sydney.by steamer,  so captain Voss shipped a sailor named  Louis Dembnte, but the man was .washed overboard five days out and captain  Voss made the rest of the,voyage alone.  He will go from Sydney to Ceylon on  his voyage around the world.  Officials Recognize Marconi,  ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland, December 17  ���Marconi was . visited olllcially at' Signal  Mill today; by governor Boyle, premier  Bond and the executive committee. They  -were*shown, the* wireless apparatus, wliich  wus ��� explained to them. No attempt was  made io get signals from England on account ct the hostility of the Anglo American Cable Company. Tbe government officials' before-visiting-Marconi had tb 20.1-  sider tne. protest of the superintendent of  the Anglo American Cable Company, who  claimed that the government should not  identify itself with either party. The oilicials decided-that"the scientific aspect of  she Marconi plant warranted their recognizing him.  UT.-JOHNS; Newfoundland, December 17.  ��� The Marconi wireless telegraph of Lori-  ��� lon-and-the���Anglo���Ameiicun-Cable-Com--  1-any, also in London, have opened negotiations tor tho settlement of thu * difficulty botwen thorn arising from Mr, Marconi's work here, ln the meantime, as it  is important that Marconi s operations be  expedited, he will cease his experiments  here and leave for Nova Scotia, where in  the event of the failure of the present negotiations, he will selecc another site for  a wireless telegraph station. The inventor's  work lr. Nova Scotia will occupy him about  :i week, when ha will leave for London.  Disastrous Effi-cts of the Storm.  PHILADELPHIA, December ' 17. '���  Railroad service in this state, which  was badly crippled by the floods of Saturday night and Sunday, is gradually  recovering its normal condition and1 by  this afternoon or tomorrow trains will  be running practically on time. In some  localities it will be weeks before the  damage is fully repaired, The sweep of  water was greater ln some sections than  was ever known before and bridges that  withstood floods of years were swept  away. The sudden drop in the temperature was providential in some respects,  as it prevented the flood from spreading, but it caused great suffering, among  2000-or more, persons made homeless by  tho destruction of their homes. In the  lower "anthracite' coal -region .tJte*situation is growing worse. The mine workings are thoroughly soaked with water  and it may be weeks before some of  them can be worked. Although there  was a resumption' today inJ.a few mines,  it is estimated that 50,000 -mine workers  and mechanics are idle as-ajcesult.of.the  flood. " Various -estimates -are' given of  the money loss entailed by the floods.  Conservative * guesses place the loss * at  85,000,000 or $6,000,000. So far reports  have been received here of the -loss of  nine lives In various parts of the state.  Prentice was on hand to meet her. The  steamer was two days overdue, which wus  due to tempestuous weather.  MATTAWAN, Ontario, December 17.���  Firo ut 1 o'clock this morning destroyed  the general hospital here. The inmates were  nil removed to places of safety. The fire  started In the furnace room and spread  through the - entire building by means of  the dumb waiter, which ran from thc basement to the garret.  MONTREAL,. December 17.���Two hundred and forty-five troopers comprising  the western contingent of the second Canadian mounted; rifles reached here from  British' Columbia, Northwest Territories,  and Manitoba at 4 o'clock this morning in  command of sergeant Leckie of Greenwood,  British Columbia. All of the troopers were  in the pink of perfection and left sharp  at a  o'clock for Halifax.  scores of passengers who had been gathered in from stalled trains along thc New  York road's southern tier. Many of tho  passengers hud spent over a day on trains  stalled by landslides mid broken bridges,  and Mad to live on limited rations while  imprisoned In the cars.  Eindia-Will Be a Total Los.  OCEAN CITY, New Jersey/ December  17.���The British bark 'Sindia, wliich  went ashore in the Northeast arm Sunday morning, will prove a total loss.  The ship broke in twa 'and has. been  abandoned by the wreckers. The vessel'  and cargo are valued at nearly half a  million dollars.  Think They Were Not Drowned.  PORTA'.rE LA,PRAIRIE, Manitoba, December 17.���It has been rumored around  town for some weeks that the two Davidson , girls, who were reported as, drowned  in the Assinlboine river some months ago,  were not actually drowned, and that both  girls are still alive. The. girls were down  at the old.fort one afternoon last summer  with their sister and H. Bennett and it  was reported during the afternoon that both  girls had ben drowned while bathing in;tho  river. A search was made for the bodies,  continuing over a week end was joined in  by a large number of citizens, but neither  of the bodies could, bo found and nothing*  has been heard of them since/Yesterday  the. rumor was widely spread that one. of  the two girls was back in town and the  .other Svas married and"living In Nortli Dakota, and that the report of the; drowning  was purely fabulous. Citizens are inclined  10 think that the report as to drowning  was got up. to cover up the disappearance  of the girls.  Started to Meet the Btndits.  CONSTANT! NOPLE. December 17.���W.  W. Week of the Turkish mission In. Constantinople, accompanied by Garguiio  Dragoman of. the United.' Stales legation  here, started tonight to meet the brigands  who hold Miss Stone captive, lit accordance  with instructions received from Washington they will attempt to secure the release  of the prisoners-In exchange for the ransom money noiv available, ft is reported  here that Mme. Tsilka's baby is still alive  and  well.  BABDLMSTOJff  OF  A  YOUNG   AMERICAN^  JOCKEY.  $w$.  -���������-��yi^'H'-''h^S^'l''\ya  Victoria News Notes.  VICTORIA, December, n.���'l'he ..*��� steamer  Queen City, which returned-this afternoon  from the west coast, brought .no, news of  vu-eckage and no news has been heard  of the missing Mattawan along the Vancouver island coast. The report that wreckage had been found there, sent from Astoria, is untrue. ^ - ���  .News was brought by the steamer that"  the Nehroi.iL mines at Alberni began shipping ore yesterday from -the mines to the  bunkers on Alberni canal ready for the  coming of the steamer Manuense, which  has been chartered to carry ore to the  Sound. News was !.��� also brought 'that the  Indians from all the villages of the coast  are being invited to a' great potlateh' 'it  ���Ahousett at the' end of. the month. The  messengers, have'boen dispatched- to the  .different people,.  Miss Tllden; of the Minneapolis botanical  university, who has been at the station at  Port Renfrew, ^reports having found some  important data, iii'regard to marine plant  life.  Men and Horses Blown to Atoms.  BUTLER, ��� Pc-nnslyvauia, December 17.���  Thomas Edwards and Charles Parker were  killed by an explosion ' ot nitro-glyccrtnc  about live miles north of here today. Tlio  boiler and engine house of the nitro-glycer-  lno plant and the men and their horses  .were blown to atoms. The windows in almost every house in Butler were shattered  by the explosion. Only one small piece of  flesh was found near where the explosion  occurred. Whether it .is a part of one of  the .men's bodies or a piece o,f. horse-flesh  has not   yet been dotromined.  LESTER EEIFf TELLS OP HIS DIB>.<  BARMENT FROM THE ENGLISH TURF. ���' Y  NEW   YORK,   December  17.���Lester  tindl  Postmaster General Resigns.  WASHINGTON, December 17.-Thc announcement, was made today tliat postmaster-general Smith .has; tendered his  resignation and that it has been accepted  Henry (\ Payne, National committeman  from Wisconsn., has been offered the position and has accepted it.  BIG FEE IN MOLINEAUX CASE  EASTERN CANADIAN NEWS  Wired in Brief,  WOOl.'STOCK, Ontario, December 17.���  ���Xlev. K. -H. MacKay has resigned the pastorate of the First Baptist church to accept  Roosevelt snd Carnegie.  It Is said to be definitely settled that  president Roosevelt will not accept Carnegie's offer of iflO.OOO.WO of steel trust  bonds for the proposed institution for  higher learning. The condition that Lb-.1  government should holn these bonds foi1  a number of years is said to be particularly  distasteful to tho president, inasmuch as  il would have ttie appearance of making  the government a partner In tlio steel  trust. Tills decision was expected from 11  president of Mr. Roosevelt's high standards and eleancut policies. Mr. Carnegie's  offer was objectionable for thc reason just  stated, and for the further reason that  the proposed institution bf higher learning,  to be ot enduring and lofty benefits, should  stand free to consider economic subjects  without even an appearance of bias. It may  be proper for that institution to accept a  large cash endowment from Mr. Carnegie  as a citizen. It would be manifestly im  proper to put it and the government in  partnership with a concern that violates  at least the spirit of the Sherman law  against trusts.���Spokane Spokesman-Review.  Another Famous Boer Captured,  LONDON, December li.���A dispatch from  lord Kitchener, dated from Belfast (about  half way between Pretoria and the frontier of Portuguese East Africa), was received here today. It announces that commandant Kritzinger, the famous Boer commander who figured so prominently in  connection with the invasion of Cape Colony, lias been captured, badly wounded,  by general French. Kritzinger was trying  to break the blockhouse cordon at Hanover  road.  NEW TtORK, December 17. ��� Laurent  Howard, stage manager of the Orpheum  theater, Brooklyn, died . ...uay, aged 17. He  managed theaters at Montreal, Ottawa and  Halifax.  a call to Brandon, Manitoba.  OTTAWA. December 17.���The committee  in ehargo of the Harper memorial has collected $1SD'J Tliey want. $1000. Hon. Mr.  Blair, whose daughter 'riarper perished in  attempting to save, gave $200.  TORONTO, December 17.���Toronto men'in  forecasting prices for binder twine said  yesterday, that next year farmers would  have to pay at least 15 or IC cents a pound  for this commodity.  TORONTO, December 17.���I-Ioii. Richard  Harcourt, secretary of education for Ontario, thinks the Dominion government  should vote $000,000 yearly to the provinces  for technical education.  MON rat:AL, December 17.���Tho Star's  London cable says: "Lord Strathcona  makes splendid progress. He Is now moving:  about the house, though not allowed out  of doors yet. The prince and princess jf  Wales left London today to visit lord and  lady  Mount.  Stephen  at  Brocket  Hall."  RAT PORTAGE, Ontauo, December 17-  Mrs. John Chaloir died suddenly this morn-  from heart failure. Deceased, who Is survived by her husband and six children, was  .-t resilient of the town t6r many years  and was about 45 years of age. She came  tiom Montreal. -'.���'"'  OTTA^YA, December 17.���The minister of  militia was advised by cable today that  the transport "Victorian" would not reach  Halifax until December 17th. This will delay, date of sailing of the second Canadian  mounted rifles, which it was expected  would not be later than January 10th.  DUTTON, Ontario, December 17.���William  O. Urlin, 4S years old, a member of tbe  llrm of Urlin Bros., who at one time carried on a general store here, was found  dead in his hen coop with a bullet wound  In his head sufficient to cause death. Circumstances of the death are suspicious and  an investigation is being held.  OTTAWA, Ontario, December 17.���Lieutenant Douglas Graham, who Is going to  South Africa with the third contingent,  vias married this afternoon to Miss Millie  Dowliti!?. They will spend their honeymoon  In HalU'ax, the bride returning to Ottawa..  This makes the second bridegroom of a few  days  who will  accompany  the contingent.  HALIFAX, December 17.���The Allan line  royal mail steamship Corinthian from Liverpool with Canadian mails arrived at -i  o'clock this morning. Among the saloon  passengers was Mrs. J. D. Prentice, wife  of Hon. J. D. Prentice ot British Columbia,  together  with   her   child   and   maid.   Mr.  Dowie's Mysterious Influence.  CHICAGO, December 17.��� Testimony was  offered bofore judge Tuley today in the  suit for the appointment of a receiver for  .lohn Alextflider Dowie's Zion Lace Industries to show that Dowie possessed some  mysterious power over1 his disciples. Sam-  i-.ul Stever.oon, the plaintiff, who charges  Dowie with having defrauded him of $185,-  000 by this power, swore that Dowie waved  his hands and exerted this- influence by  pressing him closely to his body. The attorney for the defense tried to have this  power appear in the records as magnetism,  but thc court would not permit of it. Stevenson testified that three times lie- had  felt an indescribable awe when Dowie  pressed him to his body and that from this  inf luence^-he^and=^o ther���persons-fe!t^thai>  Dowie could call down a curse upon him  effectually/ He related how Dowie was  .'���aid to have declared that if the late  Dwi'ght Jj.' Moody did not cease his-fight  against Zion that he would not say that  iMoody might not die and that later Dowij  loid how Moody had taken sick and died.  Stevenson told how three times he had  tried to get out of Dowie's influence, oui  had failed''until now.  Thinks Tammany Is Rotten  ROCriKSTER, New York, December 17.-  ."iustIco William Travers Jerome, recently  elected on tho Fusion ticket In Greater  New York, spoke hero tonight. Mr. Jerome's subject was: "The. municipal problem in Now.York as affected by the llipi >:���  tax law.'' After speaking of the enormous  vole of thb municipalities in the country  for some years and their growth tit the  expense of morals In many districts, lhe  ���speaker si.-.id: "I know that politics In this  part of the country are quite pure, but  In our city boih machines are so fundamentally rotten that there is nothing 10  cnoose between them. Unless you approach  problems honestly you cannot solve' them  in the city of New York, because no administration can remain long* enough ln.:o.Hl<:e  to grapple with them, but will be at th<;  tender mercies of Tammany Hall, and Tammany Hall will solve no problem which is  possible to be solved at all."  ,    What Senator Hill Got From It.  NEW YOR1C, December 17.���Ex-senator  David B. Hill, it was learned yesterday,  lias finished liis work in connection with  the prosecution of Molineaux. Mr. Hill was  in the city yesterday, bui returned to Albany in the afternoon.  An effort was made to nave Mr. Hill act  as prosecutor in the second trial of Molineaux, but this work he declined to undertake. Thij ex-senator, li was reported,  1 eceived ?:j')00 for his services in opposing  ���the new trial and the (iuashing of the indictment against the  prisoner.  There will be aiconferencs between counsel for Roland B. Molineaux Tuesday,  whon it will be decided,what further steps,  if any,**shni: be taken before going to trial  in tho ease. Ex-govornor Black is in Trjy  and is expected back hi this city Tuesday,  ivlien th<i matte>- will be settled.  Mr. Fhilbin says that he cannot place  Molineaux on trial this month, since Mr.  Osborne will be engaged in the trial of lawyer Allien T. Patrick, who is charged wilh  the murder of millionaire William M. iRIie.  Young Mohncaiix will not talk for publica-  ���:ion. lie; had hoped-to spend Christmas at  the home of his father,, but will now have  to remain In the Tombs. The district attorney would oppose an application for bail  in Die Molineaux case.  John Rein, the America:: Jockeys who.rode' >-V^^  for W. C. Whitney and Richard Croker, re'-V*"!-^^  specthely, last year, arrived from EnglandtY'*'' "1^^  ���'in the Lucanla recently. ' . x"; ';S"|j||j��  Lester is the boy that the stewards .otf'-V;��;��|��|  the English Jockey Club warned off 'oty-7~ri^^k  iNewmarket Heath and from whom"his U-^'"'^*?*#(Ji  cense was taken. This action was the resuitK-VJt^a.  of the defeat of De Lacey,. a colt'-owned-vifM  by \V. C. Whitney and ridden by Lester'fZ^if^^m  Reift in the race for the New Barnes PlateX^^flf  al the Manchester September meeting. Tho ~'%7'|fe  race was won by Minnie Dee, owned-byv'ri,*^  Richard Croker, on whieh Johnny Reiff-" li-$Wi  bad the leg up. The stewards held' that'T"i\$Sl  Lester Reiff did not do his best to "win aridfZxZM'  punished him. . . ',.��*' Z&.^M  Tlie Reiff brothers were unpacking'thelrT"^llf  trunks In the Hoffman House yosterdayVfU^  afternoon when .a leporter called ori"them.i;i*N^  Both were dressed neatly and looked" MvfyfM  be   in   excellent   health.    Lester,._who Tis ��i;ti|  nearly   twenty-one   years   old,   did "alr-thorv^afs?  talking , whilo  his  younger .brother,  Joh.i,' ^F^L,  sat on the bed and listened. ' '.     ..'  -;/.,'.^*p|  "1   have   no   criticism   to   make, of ..tha"';Vl^*  .iockey Club stewards because of their ac-*lV'^  non against me,"  said Lester  Re.-     :,     t''-7-'f^r$\  t  believe   they   punished   me  severe'ly * fqr^"'-?3||$f  ihe loss of a-race for which I was.not" ref-f^f^^^k\  sponsible. '       y,  ' "''^Zf*$m!gg-l  '"There   were   four   starters ,iti   the  rasq-'^^S.'Jj  ior tho" New Barnes Plato at'. MarichesteK%if^  Signor Ferri Causes More Trouble.  ROME, Docsmber 17.���Signo11 Fc-rri, socialist, whose refusal to leave the chambor  of deputies yesterday alter he had been  ordered to do vo, resulting in rui adjournment of the house amil great disorder,  furnished a further diversion in thc cham-  ncr today. Being excluded from lhe IlO'ir  ou account of his conduct yesterday, Ferri  watched the proceedings through a glass  doer at the back of the chamber. Wli:n  the houso refused to modify the president's  order of censure and exclusion against  Ferri, the hitter smashed the gless and  shouted eplthats through the hole. This  resulted in a gam breaking up the sitllng  amid great disorder.  Delayed Passenger Trains  NEW YORK, December 17���The flMt  train to make its way through the Erie  railway since thc stormw 01 the day before  yesterday reached Jersey City at G o'clock  this morning. It was the western express,  which under ordinary circumstances would  have been in last night. On the train were I  Bosses and Democracy  NEW- YORK, Decembor. 17;���"The bosses  that still exist. Croker, Plait, Quay and  Lodge���if I may name so respectable a person among these olhers���challenge our Democracy!"  This was tho statement of Dr. Charles  Fleischer of Boston, before the League for  Political Education, No. 19, West Fort/-  fourth street, yesterday morning. Me W��is  -appealing���for���thc��� Ideal���Di-mocraey���a'.id  fiercely arraigning the present opposition  10 it as leading lo inevitable ruin.  "These men." he continued, "say to us  in substance that we aio not fit to govern  ourselves, that they must do it for - us.  Lodge, in addition to the faults of the  others, exhibits a tendency among' the so-  c.illcd better classes to make use of the  masses for their own purposes.  "Partisanship binds the masses in opposition to good government. A pernicious  and illoglc.il habit has developed during  the punt three years of distinguishing between the people and tho "government. We  talk about our rulers, to protest agaltut  whom Is considered treason. Legislation  .should be the expression of the philosophical Democracy of tho initsce.*".. Wo shoull  not live I'mni hand to mouth even In government. Democracy should act from the  lop down."  lie said. Democracy tvlth u.�� should bo  a universal religious belief, seeking political embodiment, and that every man and  woman should be consecrated to the Delirium tic commonwealth.  ���"Wo need only to rcgaul our public  school to realize how, far from this Ido-xl  we are," went on the doctor. "The children should be trained in thu public school  for participation in government just as the  Greeks were.     ��� '  "Wc. are In the child phase of our national development, Just beginning to  awaken from Self consciousness. America  should be a mission people like the Romans, the Greeks and the Jews. 1 hear our  colonial policy constantly excused on this  plea.  "But first teach yourself to serve others.  Out present missionary s-.enl is much too  early. Until we aie prepared for missionary work I shall preach on Intelligent selfishness.  Let us not risk our selfhood."  The speaker defined his ideal Democracy  as individualism plus Socialism, each for  ail and alt for each.  New Immigration Law.  WASI-flNGTON, December 17.��A nsw  Immigration bill, which is the joint production of seiiT-t-Jr Penrose and commissioner genera1 Powderly, wr.- today Introduced  111 the senile by Mr. Frye. The bill provides an educational test and In. addition  to the present system of domestic inspection of immigrants authorizes the appointment of li.spectors at the principal foreign  rorts Troin which immigrants sail, with  instructions to exercise specia' s.crutiny of  the police iccords of immigrants with thc  view of cxcludi.ig Anarchists.  up at the start, and I decided ,tb make,t'he'>'l^f'"irH  most of my advantage.,I let De Lacey ste^^|.^;"f'!rj  ���llnnn-    In     f����r*,it  . ., m^     Vir_    r_\.,.,__    nil     .Y.__    _.V,1 "'iLti--?'^ ��*"*- 4*4^ I  moved out a couple of feet from the:ran."'i*^'<'*Eji*gS|  Leading horses usually come a trifle, wlde'lfi*"j4$|'����  into" the   stretch, 'but   Do   Lacey, ;who'--"is^:W'&$i*,  noted   as ''one 'who' 'bores   out,' .mado t)ii��i'"XiZ^t^fM.,  turn a*-trifle wider than usual. Johnny was;','-v.ji^||ife  fiuick  to  take  advanta^  ot  this,, and\half'.rt^Sr!  slipped Minnie Dee through next the rail, ''iff -.^SS  Just  as  the   turn  was  completed  and*-theV'V^^sK  straight   run   home   began,   Minnie   Dee s .'i '^f^|R  head was lapped on'Do Lacey's quarters. "c, $~^~|d  1   looked  around and  took note of, thls/.'l-' t^fjjpfl  realized   that   I   could   not cross  over and,-^7,7*%  take  the  rail  again,  for sut:h an attempt "'Af^jijj  would huve meant a foul. I would certainly,.*���, >J��. ���?��,  Have interfered with Minnie Dee;had I'a't-"  tempted   it.   Tho  homestretch  is  nearly;  a   ..'r-,At.  half mile long, and I 'made no further at-  ^giT^IS-j  tempt   to regain  the rail, as my attention    V^*{f4i  was all  taken  up with  trying to keep Da - f,f-fx %\  Lacey in  front.  He is a big heavy horse,. f',r4I"r  and   when   he   becomes   ����-jd   he   sprawls. y^Z,s   ��  This kept me busy  holding him" together.    S,r?  4  De Lacey is not a game horse and l"re-Z'Z'  nliztd   that   he   was   gradually   losing   hl3s "'���'  strength.  I nursed him along as well as I   '.  could up to the last fifty yards. Minnie Deei    ���  was   gradually   overhauling   him,   InchHby  Inch, but 1 thought I could win providing " ������ >  I could rally him  for a last.effort at the.c^. _  "finish-Witinhis end_in view I did not so  to the whip until the last fifty yards. Then  I  cut him   wilh  it  three or  four times.  I     sl  thought  thi-i  would  rouse him sufficiently  for a winning spurt on the post. We passed     ^  the   post   on    nearly   even   terms,    but>I" <~  ihought. I had won and said so to Johnny,  "  while we were pulling up our horses after   .  the finish. Whin wo got back to the stand ���"'  ;   was  surprised   to  see  Johnny's  number  posted  as  the  winner.   While  thinking  oC  the decision the steward* of tho club sent  for me, and sail: 'We did not like your ride.  on   Do   Lacey  nnd  will  report" you. to -tho  Jockey  Club  stewards.'  Then  they  waved  nie aside  without permitting me to say, a  word. ���  "At the Investigation held shortly afterward by the Jockey Club stewards I waa  present. They imcstioned me In relation to  my handling nf De Lacey, and I told them  Just what 1 have said to you. Lord Marcus  Uori'sford was my principal accuser, but hi  his statement he Inadvertently said something to my advantage, lie told tin stewards that J had not lost an Inch of ground  on Do Lacey In turning Into thc homestretch.  "The chief objection to my ride, lord Marcus said, was that I had not tried to whx  near the finish. All I have to offer against  Unit claim was the mants of the whip jnt  Do Lacey's sides, which remained thera  until the next day.  "After hearing my explanation the stow-��  ards sent out the following decision:  " 'The stewards of the Manchester September meeting, being dissatisfied with tha��  manner In which L. Reiff rode De Lacoj'  In 'he New Barnes Plate, reported the case  to thc Stewards of the Jockey Club, wh), <  after a careful investigation of the case,  decided that Reiff did not do his best to>  win, and have therefore withdrawn his  license and warned him off Newmarket  Heath. (Sngncd) Falmouth, Leonard, Brj.1*!-  :-ey, \V. H. Fitzwllllam (for lord Crewe.'  " Newmarket, October 1st, 1901.'  "De Lacey ran subsequently severar  iimes and never won a race. He was beaten.  icpeatedly by selling platers. Johnny rode  his at Landowno Park and got,,in trouble  over him because he bore out and jumped  a horse. He was reprimanded by the stow-  nrds for this."  !.  VA  MOW YORK, December 17.���James C.  Fargo, president of the American Express  Company, announced today that each off  tho 10.000 employees of tho corporation ltr  the United States would received a Chrlstr  mas gut of 510. Last year the company;'  gave each of Its employees JS.       ��� TffiG NELSOK fflilBtJKE,  WEDNESDAY  MORNING,  DECEMBER  18 1901  =ts=  r****?. ��J . &Z> * G3.  W  * HUDSON'S BAY  COMPANY.  1NCORPORKTED    16TO.  <yz>.c=?. <^.G?.g���  $5? ���? ���=? <���=-* ��� ^���(���g  m  i i.  ���j ��� '.  "���'   ii*  i      '  #  11  ;      %  i  r %  , i  '���  . i&  ii  ��� i  l-f  P^fif  ''  A^-iX  1    a-'ps -Ey  ^#  *��i ;������ ,��*  vJi ��-.K Wf tr       '.<     *v   /\   -  L&.  -������##-; '��� -  - $3*$r�� ->; ���  *'fcV "  -VV," .  #  '     ��*lt  :#  o v o  HEADQUARTERS OF  SANTA CLAUS  THIS WILL BE THE  231st Christmas  Which this Company, extending over half a conr  tinent, has assisted its Friends and Customers, to  celebrate and enjoy, and this is the  FOURTH CENTURY  in which we have been doing- business. Our long  experience and our capital obviously gives us an  immense advantage in supplying the best value  to our patrons. This year we have made special  efforts and have now a collection of  CHRISTMAS GOODS  which cannot be surpassed in any city in Canada.  OUR DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT  is well worthy of its reputation, and is replete  with articles suitable for  .    PRESENTS FOR MEN, WOMEN  AND CHILDREN.  No pains have been spared to decorate in honor  of "Good Old Christmas" and an inspection will  please you.as well as enable you to select exactly  what you want at  "    MOST REASONABLE PRICES.  We cannot- commence to .enumerate, but: would  draw special attention to our  TOYS AND DOLLS  . a.n-1 to our.Ladies'  and   Gentlemen's  Ties,   which-  -- we have   in   all   shades,   shapes   and   pattern*,   as  wjII as to our magnificient line  of  Handkerchiefs  in linen and silk, and of Gloves of every description, -  including  the   Paris   Price    Kid   Glove*,   and   of  .Lidies'   Blouses,   etc.     Every   conceivable   article  .necessary   or  ornamental   for   Ladies' and   Gentle-  .  mcn's: attire   is   here   to   choose   from.    Thete   is  nothing, a women can wish for in the way of Dress  Goods that this Department cannot supply, and at a  saving.    The very newest and most exquisite weaves  . and colorings will be found in this vast collection,  and thequantity wi|l astonish you as much as the  quality and little prices. *���  GROCERIES.  ���With  Groceiies  and   Eatables  quality  is  everything.     Price is a consideration,  but its importance  is second to  that of quality.    You must have the  ^finestNind-fieshest^foodstuffs-obtainable^���because~it^  is healthiest, because, in fact, in the long run it pays  best.     But when you secure "top notch" quality at  the minimum reasonable price, nothing more can be  wanted.      This   is the combination   you  obtain  at  ��� these Stores���quality the highest, prices the lowest.  OUR CHRISTMAS SPECIALTIES  include a direct shipment of Peek, Freen & Co.'s  Biscuits, Pascall's Sweets, Rowntree's Confections,  Christie's and McCormick's Fancy Biscuits, English  Plum Puddings, French Crystallized Fruits. Gor-  ganzola, Roquefort and English Stilton Cheese.  CROCKERY, CHINA AND GLASSWARE  This department is very complete. Dinner Sets,  Tea Sets and Bedroom Sets in all qualities and at  all prices. We have a nice line of specially selected  "little things" very suitable for presents, and a  choice collection of more expensive goods for the  same  purpose.  WINE AND LIQUOR DEPARTMENT  consists of direct importations from all over the  world. Depend upon it, you may, we can assure  you. Our liquors are worthy of every dependan'ce.  For years and years we have been selling Liquors,  and during this time we have built up a fortress of  confidence in us and our lines which is absolutely  unassailable.  PRICES RIGHT IN ALL LINES.  #  NEW SHOW  ROOM  Our New Show  Boom for  TOYS  is now open  The public are invited to inspect our immense stock of  Toys, Musical Instruments, Souvenirs and useful articles for  Christmas and New Year Gifts.  W  MORLEY & LAING  BAKKR STI1K .T. NKLSuN. B. O.  Sh >.\rooiiis MuKon & III ci Pianos.  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The "platform of the Independent Labor party of Nolson is incomplete, and  probably when it is completed it will be  like the' platforms of" the other political  parties: it will contain some planks that  really mean something that'is feasible  and "some that are mere fads ' and" unworkable while compulsory attendance  at schools and free text books, taken as  a whole, may be a little in advance of  public opinion, yet it is feasible, and if  carried out would mean a slight excess  in provincial expenditures, whicli would  have to be met by increased taxation".  Making the working day - eight hours'  and a week's work six days legal means  little more than cmaking a certain rato  of interest legal. Government inspection  of all industries would increase the  number of officeholders., and therefore  increase the provincial expenditures,  without resulting benefits. The abolition of the contract system on all public  works looks well in theory but is hardly  practicable. The law now compels the  contractor to pay fair wages and work  men fair hours. If the wages and the  hours are the same,  why  should   fair-  to       Special   Novelties   in   Latest   New   York   Silk to  to Waists and Silk Toffeta Dress Skirts. to  ii\ iix  iji        Just received  the most  up-to-date shades  and fc  qx styles in American Silk Waists suitable for Xmas i$x  (f> trade, of which we are making special attraction of W  ���JJ for Monday and Tuesday next. ?i  /f\ SEE OUR XMAS STOCK OF DOLLS, TOYS, ETC., AT PRICES AWAY DOWN. ffX  <t\ 1 - ��� ��� ��� m  m  ^   ^^"-"*^        ^.^bl   w   A^^i^a      v*/      ww   fix  2^ 36 Baker Street, Nelson. *  'V*-ST--5^*5^���^"������ST'���2r*��r:~'*S*25-5t.���ST'-S^���ST^-S^-S^   Hi rS��� 00^00��� 00^��� 00-00-00-00-00-00��� 00-00��� 00700-00^'  ever   becoming  such   in  uir.bia.  British   Col-  m  #  HUDSON'S BAY  ��  c o:M::P-A_i>r"^-  JM  (=>  1^'(Z3'(&'t^'C^'C^'C^'<^'C^'a3'C^'<^'<=3't-Z>^  minded   and   honest   workmen   prefer  working under a foreman employed by  the government to one employed  by a  contractor?    Tt  is  admitted  that some  public works can best he carried out by  contractors, while   others   can best   he  carried   out   as   direct   government undertakings.    A minimum .living   wage,  based on local conditions, is not unfair.  Public ownership of franchises docs not  mean anything.   Thc public own all the  franchises ' now.     What,   is   wanted   is  actual ownership by the public of railways, telegraphs, and other public utilities.    Tax reform based on increasing  land taxes and decreasing taxes on industries sounds well, but if carried out  practically   who   would    it   affect   the  most?   Would   it  not   hurt,  the  small  holders of real estate in town and country more   than   tho   corporations   and  large land  holders?    Abolition   of   the  Dominion senate is a fad.   Exclusion of  the Chinese is a plank on which there  is little difference of opinion in British  Columbia. The union label, when unions  compel their members  to undergo examinations as to competency, would be  a certificate that the article on which  it is placed was   made   by   competent  workmen.    Abolition  of child  labor is  right, but. the abolition of female labor  in all branches of industrial life would  work  a  great wrong on   thousands  of  good  and   deserving women.    Compulsory arbitration of labor disputes should  be made a workable law.   Proportionate  representation by grouped constituenccs  and the abolition of the ward system is  on right lines, as is tho abolition of the  property qualification  for  elective  municipal    officials.        Direct    legislation  through the initiative and the referendum is impracticable.    Instead, certain  legislation   before   becoming   operative  should have the approval of the electorate,  much  the   same   as is now required on money by-laws in municipalities.      Prison    labor    should    not    be  brought   into   competition   with    free  labor, and there Is little danger of its  The Miner in its efforts to defeat Bylaw No. 102 slates   the   city   engineer.  It says any estimate that   official   may  make on the cost of installing a power  plant on Kootonay river would be valueless unless first approved of by an electrical expert.-   The Miner cannot be serious when it makes such a manifestly  absurd   statement. '  Electrical   experts  are very necessary when it comes to installing an   electrical   plant;    but   the  average electrical  expert cannot know  any more about ��� the cost of dynamos  and water wheels and copper wire and  poles and   rock   excavation   and   road  making and   house " building   than the  average city engineer.   It may be stated  in this connection that the estimate of  the cost of installing a power plant on  Kootenay river by city   engineer   McCulloch is approximately the same as  one   made   by   B. C. Riblet,   the .well-  known hydraulic engineer of Nelson and  Spokane.    Mr. .Riblet was employed-by  the city in the fall of last year to select  a suitable site on Kootenay river for a  power station, and the site selected met  with his  approval.   While  he  did ' not-  make an estimate in detail   as   to   the  cost of installation,   he   made   an   ap^  proximate estimate.    His estimate was  $125,000, and he said an additional $25,-"  000 would be a liberal sum for contingencies.     Mr. Riblet   is   considered  an  authority  on  developing water  power,  and has been employed as constructing  and consulting engineer on several of  the largest works of that kind on the  Pacific Coast.   Mr. Riblet does not claim  -to-be^an'electrical-engineerj-but-thecost-  of   electrical   machinery   can   be  estimated almost to a dollar, while determining the. size of flumes and waste-  ways and the cost of excavating rock  and earth is the work of the hydraulic  engineer and not of the electrical expert.   The expressions of the Miner'arc  evidently inspired  by mayor  Fletcher,  and as the opinions of the mayor arc  merely echoes of those of tho management of the West Kootenay Power  &  Light Company,   why   are   not   figures  givon to show wherein the estimates of  tho city engineer are wrong?   With all  his experience as' an electrical expert,  surely the manager of the West Kootenay Power & Light Company, Limited,  of Rossland should   be   able   to   givo  mayor Fletcher   pointers   as to   where  city engineer McCulloch  is out in his  fip-ures.  Not counting   the   aspirants   at   the  Coast,  there  are three candidates for  the position   of senator   from   British  Columbia    should    a    vacancy    occur  through  senator  Templeman's  resignation.    One of the aspirants is Dr. Sinclair of Rossland.    Another is George  Owen  Buchanan   of Kaslo.    The  third  is J. B. McArthur of Columbia. The first  claims to have been a resident of * Rossland for five years, coming to that city  from Ontario.   He is an aristocratic appearing old gentleman, and if a dignified  bearing was thc   one   qualification required,  the  doctor  would  be  a  strong  candidate.    The Tribune is of opinion  that a dignified bearing   is about   the  only qualification the doctor has, so if  The   Tribune   is   right,   the    doctor's  claims need not be seriously considered.  George  Owen  Buchanan  of  Kaslo  has  been a resident of the province for fifteen years.   He hails from Nova Scotia.  At one time George Owen was narrow  and  one-ideaed; but adversity and shoulder-rubbing has wrought a great change.  He is well read and well informed.   He  can express his ideas clearly, and if he  could only shorten his speeches ho would  be an effective speaker. He knows tho  wants of Kootenay and Yale probably  as well, from the Liberal party point of  view, as any other man in the province.  He lacks force, but what he lacks in  that respect, is made up in application  and persistency. J. B. McArthur of  Columbia is probably an abler man  than George Owen Buchanan, and it is  just possible that he is a broader-  minded and a more far-seeing one. His  elevation to the senate would be in the  nature of a surprise to a large majority  of its members, who arc 'as prosy as  they are non-progressive. British Columbia needs for a senator a man who  knows the wants and the rights of its  people, and has tho ability to not only  express himself in good, toarse English,  but thc dignity that gives force to  ability.  Reduction in Sugar Rates.  NEW YORK, December 17.���Arbuekle  Brothers,  the National .Sugar  Refining  Company, have reduced the price of refined  sugar  ten points.  CLASSIFIED "ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.        SL'VING   MACHINES   OK   A\Aj   KINDS  l'or salo or runt :iL thu Okl Curiosity Shoi).  F-OIt SA1-.E ��� HIJACK SMITHS' TOOLS  Apply lo  Benjamin   V. Nobbitt,  Kric,  H. C.  ~ FOR~RENT. _-_  F0K KENT���A r.AlltUO irUKNISI IBP  room; centrally located; modern conveniences. Apply A, Tribune Ollicc.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  "ASSAYERS'-S UPPLIESr  5IflT55ELi  W. 1<\ TRET55EL. & CO.-COUNEK OK  Uaker and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale (lenders in assayers' supplies.  'Agent's for Denver l-'ire Clay Company.  ELECTRICA^JJPl^LIES.   ~COOTKNAY*" ELECTRIC ��II1 *i'\jV &  ���Construction Compiiny���Wholesale dealers  in telephones, aniiiiiicialors, bells, batteries, electric fixtures ami appliances. Houston lllock. Nelson.  FRSH AND SAL'rjIBATS^   p7 IIUR.NS Sr. CO., liAKKK KTItKET.  Nelson, wholesale dealers in tresh and  cured meats. Cold storage.  NOTICES  OF MEETINGS.  FRATERNAL jtoCHOTIES^ ^  KOOTKNAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.���  Regular moeliiitfs lirst and third Thursdays of oaeli month. \'isiiiii�� Sir Knights  are cordially invited to attend. Ur. W.  Rose, It. Iv.; A. W. Purdy, Com.; (J. A.  Drown,   P. C.  NELSON LOIXJeTno. -���"'. A.  JL*\.&  , A.��Al., meets second  Wednesday in  each   mouth.   Sojourning   brethren  invited.  NELSON AERIE, NO. 'S>, i<\ O. E.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  each mouth at Kraiernity J hill. Oeorgo  Unrtlclt, president; J. V. Aforrison, secretary.  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CI I AFTER NO.-  123, G. It. C���Meets third Wednesday. Sojourning companions invited. Charles (jr.  Mills,  '/,.; Thomas J.  Sons, S._ E.  _ TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  ^MINERS' UNJ.On7nO Uu, W~\ of M.���  Moots in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of RaUer and Stanley Streets, every  S.-itunUiy eveniny at S u eloelc. Visiting'  members welcome. J. Jt. McPherson, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men *;{.��(), hammersinen *j3.2;*>, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and oilier under-'  ground   laborers "t.'i.  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ********* 5**************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers In Tea an(J Coffee  UAU11EKS' UNION, NO. lUli, OK THR  .International. Journeymen Harbors' Union  of America, meets lirst and third Mondays  of each month iu Minors' Union Ilall at  iS-.'.'M sharp. Visiting members invited. R.  MoMahnn, president; ,1*. II. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardiner, recording  _secretary. "  LAIJNDKY WORKERS' UNION ���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall, on fourth  Monday in'every month at 7:l!0 o'clock p.  m. Jj. Pape, president; A. XV. McKoc, secrolary.  CAKPENTEliS' UNION MEETS WISU-  ncsday evening of each week at T o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. John Burns, sr.,  prosidont,   William  Raynard,  secretary.  GROCR1ES.   1\'0(5rfiNAv~s11pplxf'comi-any, li.%f-  llod,     Vernon    Street,    Nelson,    wholesale  grocers.  JOHN   .CIIOLOITCII    &    CO. -  Street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.  FllONT  A. MACJJONALD & CO.���CORNMR' OK  Front and Uall Streets. Nelson, wholesalo  grocers and Joliiyu-H In blankets, gloves,  mitts, hoots, rubbers, iuackinaws, and miners' sundries.  ' J.'y. GRIFFIN & C���FRONT STREET.  Nolson, wholosalo dealers in provisions,  cured meats, butlor and eggs.  PAINTERS' UNION MEETS THE KU&ST  and third Knd.iys in each month al Miners'  Union J lull at V::W sharp. Walter R. Kee,  president;  Henry  lietinott, secretary.  COOKS' ANU WAITERS' UNION, NO.  1-11���\V���J���IJ���mPclR-atTM inors���|J nlon_l la 11"  second ami last Tuesdays in ouch month at  .\'::il) p. m. sharp. A. li. Sloan, president; J.  P. Korrostoll. secretary; JI. M. Korlicr, lin-  ancial secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday evening in llio Elliot Block, al S  o'clock. J. JJ. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary.    P. O.  liox Nil.  Purity in Prescriptions.  You'll appreciate tho vnluo of pure prescriptions.  Impure prescriptions are dangerous. Wo tako special  care in compounding and use only tho purest drugs.  A*************.****.***.*.*.*.  We aro ofrering nt lowost prices the beat  fradoa o   Coylon, India, China and Japan  'oas.  Our Bo8l\ Mot ha and .Tava Coffee, per  pound f   i.  Mocha and Java Blond, 3 pounds  1 00  Choico Hlend Co/Fee, I pounds  1 00  Special E'ond Cofloo, 6 pounds  1(0  Rio Blond Coffee, (i pounds  1 00  Spocial Blond Coylon Tea, per pound 30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  ACOMPLETELINEOF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors  Windows  Inside Finish  local and coaflt.  Flooring  local aud cease.  Newel Posts  .   -    -     Stair Rail ._   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODa   ^fLJUNJSR, JBEETON & CO.���CORNER  Vernon and Josephine Streets, Nelson,  wholesale dealors in liquors, cigars, and  dry goods. Agents for J'abst Brewing Company of Milwaukee and Calgary .Brewing  Company  of Calgary.  "iuSINESOlBEQTORY.  CHOP HOUSE.       X'lONEEu" CHOI* T'OUSE, JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Ui'ir Stre> i Nelson. Open day and night.  Lances a specially. Traveling parlies supplied on  shortest notice.  jVI^tlimECTS^  A. C. EWAKT, ARCHITECT���ROOM 3.  Aberdeen Block, Baker Slreet, Nelson.  ~ DRAYAGK  KIIUNITIJRE, l'lANOsT^AKEsT'jlprtr,  moved earetully al reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, .Phono 270, Pressor's Second Hand Storo,  Ward Street.  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds  ir WHAT TOD WANT IS NOT IN STOCK  WE WILL MAKE IT VOR TOU  'CALL AND GKT PKICE8,  J. A. Sayward  fTALL ANU LAKK BTKKRTd. NETAON  We handle a complete line of  FROST KING  Chamois Vcsls for Men and Boys, made of  chamois lined witli flannel.  FROST QUEEN  Chamois Vests for Women and Girls, made of  chamois covered with 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, $3.00.  Children's sizes, $2.00.  ^���kfr** *************** *****  w\ "-" %  *      Oii"     COUURK    YOU    WANT    THK     UKST-      lit  ifc TIIKN   flO   TO ' ������;! ' r     jp  I  ARTHUR    GEE '*  ifc     in TrciiioiiL Wock.   Ho will buit you.    ip  >��     Large slock of imported kchkoh'h goods.    fP  Kr  ��� J  FURNITURE.  IX  J.   JtOBERTSON ��t CO..   l''U K.N ITU R 10  dealers,   undertakers,  and embuliners.   Oay  'phono No. Wl,  niglit 'phone No.  2U7.  Next  itew   poslofllcc   building,   Vernon   Streol,  Nolsou.  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  K.-W.-C. Hlock.       Corner Ward and Uaker Sts  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  All Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  Agents for Hard and Soft Coal. Imperial Oil  Company Wasliinglon Brick, Limo & Manufacturing Company. General commercial agents  and brokers.  All coal and wood Rtrlctly cash on delivery  TKLiiPHoNBiw.   Office 184 Baker St.  (*pzii[x��xixix:xixIijiriziiixxiii3��x):x;urc:aaci.cixxia  Tei.ki'iionh 11 j  ORDER YOUR  Tlil.KI'IIONK 35  FROM  NELSON FREIGHTING AND TRANSFER GO.  AHMRtflTE /\ND ROSLYN  ALWAYS ON HA.ND  Office: Baker Sireot.  I THEO MADSON  A1AKUPACTURKR OF  TENTS AND AWNINGS  Ij   P. O. Box 7G NELSON,  B. O.  jj  txxxj tTiT2iixjirurr2:r:TirxiTiriiixrri:cxrx.cxxx:axxrf  NEWLING & CO.  AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, ETC.  JCootonny Street, next door lo Oddfcllowe' Hal  ��� ���  snv_- -*  *,.-!  V  ���SV ^^���Wt^T^^  sss  '���-JX:<  THE NELSON TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY  MORNING.  DECEMBER 18   1901  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up���..$12,000,000.00  REST    7,000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  tiord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...Presidont  Hon. Goorgo A. Drummond Vico-Prosidont  o B�� S. Clovston Uonoral Manager    a  NKLSON HKANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootonay Streets.  A. H. BUCHANAN. Managor.  Uranohoa In London (Knglaud) Nkw York,  Chicago, and all tho principal oitiosin Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant) Commorcial and Travelers' Credits,  availablo ln any part of tho world.  Drafts Issued, C'ollootions Mado. Eto.  Saving's Bank Branch  OUKHKNT RATK OK INTKRK8T PAID.  CUSTOMS   HOUSE   FRAUDS  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  BANK  OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HKAD OFFICK: TOUONTO.  $8 000.000  -      ���      -   $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  THE  Patcl-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  IMPERIAL BANK  OIE1    0-A.3ST-A.I3-A.  Capital (paid up)   -  Rest  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  Presidont.  B   E. Walker,  Qeneral Manager  Loudon Office, 60 Lombard Street. B. O.  New  Tork   Ofllce, IB   Exchange   Place.  and (W BrnncheH in Canada and tlie  United SlAlos.  $2,500,000  $1,850,000  Sensational Developments Expected.  NEW YORK, Decern nor 17.���Sensational revelations are expected in Uie  report which special agent G. F. Cross  will make in a few days of thc investigation of reported frauds in the New  York customs house, which lie lias been  conducting for three weeks.  Facts have been discovered, it was  said yesterday, tliat show that tlie government has boen defrauded out of between ��500,000 and $1,000,000 in duties  on laces and embroideries, perhaps  more! Five firms profited, it is said, by  these alleged wholesalo frauds.  Special agent. Cress said yesterday it  was impossible to say how extensive  tho frauds had been. It will never be  known, as the goods which were slipped  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Intercut allowed on  doposlts.    l*>resont, rate  threo por cent.  GRANGE V.  HOLT,  ManiiKor Nolnon Hnwich.  through at undervaluations were long  ago dispersed in the channels of trade  and it is utterly impossible to trace  them. The only way by which the extent of the frauds can lie gauged is by  the discovery of recent frauds.''  "Tho trouble has been located in the  second ..division," said Mr. Cross. This  is tho entry department. I think I know  where it is, but I can give none of.the  results of our investigation until I have  made my report. Thc facts will have to  come out through tho treasury department at Washington."  Collector George R. Bidwell said the  case of alleged fraud that, is being investigated by agent Cross was the only  ono in the customs department that he  had heard of in four years.  "My first information of this alleged  fraud," said the collector, "came from  Washington. No complaint was made  to nie. If there has beci any fraud it  occurred in the entry department. The  system followed in that department has  been in vogue for twenty years.   It was  HRAI)  OFFICK. TUItONTf, ONTARIO.  Branches in Northwest Territories**. Provinces of  Uiilibh LOlmiibiii, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.  II. S. HUWL'AND Pieaidont.  1>. It. W1LIUK Genornl MannKOr.  K. HAY .-. Iimpootor.  NELSON   BRANCH,  BURNS BLOOK.  A general banking business transacted.  Saving* Dotuinmout,���DeponitH reccirod and  interest allowed.  1 ���raft* sold, availablo in all pnrt. of Canada,  IJnilo.-l States and Jturopo.  Special attention given to collcc    ns.  J. M. LAY, Manager.  instituted by the treasury department  for the express purpose of preventing  just what is now said to have been  dono, and was thought to have been impregnable. This system was that one  case out of every ten should be sent to  the. appraiser for appraisement. The  case -was, of course, to be selected by  the entry clery, he making his decision  according to the showing of the invoice.  I know nothing about this case except  that it is being investigated by the  special agent."  Importers apparently have effected  the frauds by influencing the official  whose duty it is to select the cases for  appraisement to choose the cases indicated by the importer. In this way, it  is said, the-least valuable case in each  ten has been selected to send to the appraiser, and thus the firm has escaped  thousands of dollars of duties. Whenever the collector had scented undervaluation in such cases and has written to  the importer to have the remaining nine  cases sent to the appraiser for inspec-  ii i I ������. :  ,V   ^ ^ ^ S^  m  to  to  to  to  to  to  Hurry  Up  for  ENGRAVING  Christmas  Gifts  FREE OF CHARGE  For "engraving, first come, fhst served.  Don't delny. Our goods nro here from the  manufacturers and you shall have our.prompt  attention. All goods' are guaranteed for  quality and prices as reasonable as you can  buy in tho East.  Diamonds Karn Pianos  Watches Sewing Machines  Brioches Lamps  R-ngs Electric Statues  Chains Onyx and Brass Tables  Fcarf Pins Jardiniere Stands  Lockets Finders  Our Last Sale in Nelson  CLOSING  OUT ANNOUNCEMENT  Martin O'Reilly & Co. in making thoir closing out announcement, and beg to tender their thanks to  their many friends and customers for past patronage during the time they have been in business in Nelson. Wo propose giving tlie public generally, a life's opportunity iu buying Dry Goods at prices never  befoie approached in the Kootenays or elsewhere. During the past week our store has presented a very  lively appearance and we feel satisfied that our many customers went away highly pleased with their bar-  ���gains. Tlie startling reductions in every department has been tbe means of greatly reducing our stock,"but  vri 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.  Mail  careful  orders   receive  attention.  our  prompt  and  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  *4S. �� ���^       -   ____0       ���       -      - "     -  1^L*^����00 *00 *00��� 000.^0.00* 00*0^0'000'0^ *09l *00'���00'���.0*00*0  ^k�� -ST*^****. * 5k*'^'^ *'^k * ^**K ' ^K * **^K * *^*K *^k. ���^���k ���'^^�� '''^ ���''^K''^"^  A most extensive line of Cut Glass just  received from Belgium, Art Clay g-oods from  Austria, and Carving Sets, Pearl'" Ilanclled  Fish Sets, Cuke Sets, Fruit Knives, etc., etc.,  from Sheffield, England.  Call and inspect our stock before buying  elsewhoi e.  Links  Bracelets  Toilet Sets  Baby Sets  Brushes  Military Sets  Jewel Cas��=s  Vases  Fire  Irons  Jardinieres and  Manicure Fets  Sterling Novelties   '   -  Silver Mounted Whisks  Toilet Bottles  Etc. Elc, Etc.  All lepairing guaranteed.  Jacob Dover, "The Jeweler,  C. P. B. Time Inspector NELSON, B.C.  5>  U��.  '-'���Tmi  HOSIERY  AND   KNIT  WEAR.  UNDER-  17 dozen black wool Ilose in sizes  8J-, 9 and 9J, were 35 cents, now 25.  Children's plain and .ribbed hose,  just the thing for school v.cear, at  20 and 25 cents per pair.  Children's knit vests and drawers,  n white and grey, all sizes, from  25 ceuts up.  A very special line in  women's  -vests,-in���white-only A_well_fin^_  ished garment.   They were S5 cents,  now 50 cents.  Our  leader  iu  grey  and  white  vests that were'90 cents, now 05  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  $1.50, now $1.10.  CORSETS,  GIRDLES   AND COR  SET WAISTS.  The 75c quality, now 40 cents.  The $1.00 quality, now 00 ceuts.  The $1.25 quality, now 85 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,  are now selling for 50 cents.   We-have-a.snap-in-two-or_three  dozen mens' boiled shirts, size 10,  16 1-2 and 17, worth from $1  to  j $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 aud $0.50 black creponne skirts are now marked $3.75  and $4.50.  We have quite a few tailor made  suits still leffc 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  denvn  GO THEY MUST.  WOMENS' RAIN COATS.  ALL SIZES.  Rain coats   that   were $7   now  $4.90.  Rain coat3 (Raglan) that were  $12 now $7.  Here's a snap we came near missing.  A lot of child ren'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  0 * 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 thrifty  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.  tion, he has invariably received the  reply that the goods have already been  disposed of to customers and that it is  impossible. It will be seen from this  how impossible it is for the investigators to discover the actual extent of the  ���frauds.  "It is the duty of the entry clerk,"  said agent Cross, "to designate the  cases of goods to be sent to the appraiser. He is guided by the invoice in  making his selection. He selects one  case out of each ten to be sent to the  appraiser. The appraiser makes an advisory appraisement on this case. The  importer gives a ten-day bond and receives the other nine eases. If the collector suspects something is wrong and  writes to the importer to send the contents of the nine cases to the appraiser  for investigation, it usually happens  that these goods have been disposed of.  "All the trouble has been over laces  and embroideries. The investigation has  not yet been completed, and until it is  I will have no report, to make upon it."  It is hinted that the importers have  done all this by-means of comparatively  small bribes. This phase of the matter  will - be gone into thoroughly by the  special treasury agents.  The treasury department at Washington has ordered agent Cross to make a  thorough and complete investigation.  Thinks It Time to Mediate  NEW YORK, December 17.���A dispatch to the Herald from Bogota, Colombia, says senor Herbos, the Chilian  minister, has cabled to president Castro, of Venezuela, that he hoped that  once mediation had been accepted and  the opportunity arriving, each republic,  Venezuela and Colombia, would submit  its grievances and claim of rights of indemnity strengthening its demands by  documents and proofs and accepting  without reserve the decision of the mediator. "I regret to have to communi-  cate," the Chilian minister adds, ''that  the Colombian government considers  that the conditions submitted by you  can not be accepted by Colombia. I regret, in the name of the .Chilian government and myself, my inability to reestablish harmony between the republics." *     ��� ���  ..  Steamer Sinks in Collision.  BOSTON, December 17.���The British  steamer Isle of Kent of Newcastle, England, from Savannah for Bremen, put  in here today with her bows crushed in  and her stem battered. She brought the  crew of tho Spanish steamer Amesti  bound from Bilboa, Spain, for Philadelphia, tho latter vessel having sunk in  half an hour after a collision with the  Isle of Kent on Saturday last when  about 324 miles east of Cape Cod.  QUEEN'S HOTEL  BAKER   STREET,- NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  \ ���^���^ "481 * SB* * ���? * iS? * S1 * Sf1 '--5* *-^B '--S i^S i-SS t-S__ 3�� i^ J& ���^"-nr-  70,^'/*'00 '00'00 '00 '00 '00* 00 * 00 '00 '00 -00 '00 -00 ."^5 ."S !9'.-'''���   ~&M\   ^____^_  -r%z y~-z-w%\  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dln'.atf room. Sample rooms for commercial men. -c  RATES $2 PER DAY  N|rs. E. G, Clarke, Prop;  Late of the Koyal Hotel. Calgary  TREMONT HOUBE5  321 TO .331 BAKKR STEEET, NKLSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  1��LAN8  MEALS 25 CENTS  J..-W;*. ���?"_-��.  '-���.*.. -'^:-ui  ZrriZ^tr  -z^zf  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated oy Steam 25 Cents;tOi$!��"--;f$  W|adden House  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel ln Nelson that has remained under one management since 1890.  The bed-roomc ire -well furnished and  lighted by electricity.  The bar Is always stucKea oy the best  domestic and Imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor.  Bartlett    House  Formerly Clarke Hotel.  The Bent $1 per Day House ln Nelson.  None but whito help employed.   Tho bar lhe  beet.    G. W. BARTLETT, Proprietor  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Master.  Bar stocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable reoma. First daaa tabla board.  HOTEL   ROSSLAND,  Third door, from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house ln town. House and furniture new  and first class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board ?5 to $6 per  week. Noj Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN. Proprietor.  ���P. Burns''&-Oo;?.:i^  ���   Wholesale and Retailill  b*"n2SS��."r o Dealers- in -'Meats  T i-j&nSi;..  "-'-'iz?<fs3  M  Markets at   Nelson,   Rossland,   Trail,   Kaalo, Ymir,   3andon,   SilTwtoD^VNevfV;  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson - G rand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City,"-Mid .1^  way, and   Vancouver. .   - j.....-^~; ' .*SL���.  m  as��  -'im-ii  yk        J,  ens:  vm  West Kootenay Butcher ���67  ALL KINDS OF   FRESH-AN D_SALXED__M EAXS^U  NOTICE  CLEARING OUT SALE  Auction Sale  REAL-SOEERTY  Actlnp under Instructions from Maria  Madson, tho undersigned will offer for  sale by public auction in his olllce  THURSDAY, DEC. 19  at 2 o'clock  Thnt desirable piece of residence property  consisting: of lots 18. 10, anrt 20 in block 100,  bavin ga frontaicc of 75 feet on Mill street,  between Kootenay and Falls, upon which  Is erected a new two-story dwelling of  sevens rooms. Terms and further particulars may be obtained upon application to  the undrsigned.  Chas. A. Waterman & Co.  Auctioneers  Rooms 14 and 15 IC W. C. Block.  W. P. TIERNEY  Tolephono 265.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:  Two Doors West C. P. B. Office  To the Public and Union Men:  The Trades and Labor Council of llic Cily of  Nelson have declared all Hotels, Itcslauranl***  and Saloons employing Chinese in or arour.d Ihu  premises unfair to organized labor.  Tho following do nol. employ Chinese in such  capacity:  VICTORIA HOTKL  OLAItKK HOTKL  TltKMONT HOTKL  MADDKN HOTKL ... ;   '  SlIKItimOOICK HOTKL  OKAVI') CKNTRAL HOTKL  LAKK VI KW HOTKL -  KOSHLAN'O HOTKL  GUAN'I) HOTKL  KLONDYKK HOTKL  JOHN SI>KAK  DKLMONICO HKSTAUUANT  MANHATTAN SALOON  HODKGA SALOON  OLUK POT SALOON  CLUH HOTKL  R. REISTERER & CO.  BBMWBBfl AND BOTTIJSB8 Ot  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  WHOLES^ LK AND  KKTAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K. W. C BLOCK  WARD STREET  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  TELEPHONE 39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  X^IIMITJErj..  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, SecreU-y.  Havo jiict icceived n,0"0,0    feet, of 1ok�� from Idaho, and wo arc prepared to ont tho largest bill  of Utiilic of any flimenslnns or length?.   KHtimntCB given at any limo.   The largest stock of Hanb,  doors, and moulding* in Kootonay.          ";   COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS ONT HAND'  OKKICK AND YARDS!   CORNICK HALL AND FRONT STRKKTS.  IMPEBIAL BBEWING COMPANY  KMKRSON & RI I6TKRKR.  Prompt and regular delivery to the trade  BREWERY   AT' NELSON  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THB   MANHATTAN  OYSTER, COCKTAILS  AT  THE   MANHATTAN.  The   Manhattan  JOSKPHINK STRKKT  ALL THE BE8T BRANDS  LIQUORS   AND   CIGAR8  NOTICE  Tha undersigned has resumed proprietorship of the blaeksmith business  formerly carried ou by me and lately  carried on by R. B. Reiley, in the premises on Hall street near corner of. Baker  street. All accounts due R- B. Reiley  are payable to me.  H. D. ASHCROFT.  Nelson, B. C, October 15th, 190L  BREWERS OF THE BEST  LAGER BEER  STEAM BEER  AND PORTER  When you want lhe Best, ask for  IM��ERIAL BEER.     -  HEAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE BROKEBS  Agents for Trout Lako Addition  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the pari;  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us oi  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  "SEAGRAM"  THE LEADING  CANADIAN WHISKEY  TRY IT  IN BULK, 2, 4, and 7 years old.  IN CASfS, '83 and Star.  Delivered from the warehouse in Nelson  R. P. RITHET & CO., LTD.  VICTORIA, B. C.  P. 0.  A. B. GRAY,  Kootenay Representative.  BOX 521. NELSON, B. C.  NOTIOE.  Im Uio tna'tcr of an application for a duplicate  ot a Uorlillcuro of Titlo to an undivided half tt  Lot '2, Work 11 in tlio Town of NoUod.  \*<.ticc i  hereby given that it in toy intention  'o i^uent tlm oxpmitlon of ono intuitu from lhe  first, pulili in ion hereof a duplicate of the Cortifl- ,  nd'ti of Ti'ln to llio ahovo mentioned undivided f-' J  half ot Lot li, liloek.ll in tho Town or Nelson ia *  '  i.iic n^Tne.of Joseph'-Hot horiugtoi*r--Bow6(>,'jwhi(h7;  rcrtillcflto-'is tinted tho Sth day of NovdmBtiv.  181)7, tu.d numberul 101 ic.  H. F. MACUCOn.    >  Lai'" U<H;iet.ry Ofllco. District RegistHUh    ,  Neta n, B.C., 3rd December, 15,01. - ,  , sSiBisSiiMSsiaiKw  I'-fevfi'.-  THE NELSON- TRIBUTE   WEDNESDAY   MORNING,  DECEMBER. 18. 1901  I    iK MAKiNC YOUR CHOICE OF CHRISTMAS PRESENTS DO fiOT OVERLOOK  ������yw  ���  -:;��B  ;>*  Mi  7- ig  Mi  j.   ���:���*  :������* -���*.  Or  a  Mi  Mi  V    *  ���**-. u��  ..:   *  I A--.. Mi  Mi  a  Mi  Mi  Ml,  THE FACT THAT WE CARRY THE LATEST LINES OF  PERFUMERY  From  all  Brushes,  Clothes  numer-  the   best   makers, also   Hair   Brushes,  Hat Brushes, Millltary Hair Brushes and  ous other kinds, made with genuine bristle and with either  Ebony, Wood br Ivory backs.  A fine line of Ebony  backed  Hand   Mirrors  which  we  are offering at very reasonable prices.  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.  !>��*;.  w��'*9 *** 99* 3*��*M=��.=M��*S *** 9*****9*******9************9  RAILWAY TIME TABLE  CANADIAN PACIFIC SYSTEM  1.KAVB  5 a. in.  Daily.  G:i0 p. m.  Daily  0:10 p. in.  Daily.  S a. m.  ��-  1*8  Is?..  Fop 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 best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  ���Everything is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  CROW'S NEST HAILWAY  Kuskonook, Creston, Movie,  Cranbrook, Jlarysville, Fort  Steele, Klko, Fernie. Michel,  IJluirinoro, Frank, JIaclood,  Lethbridge, Winnipeg, and  ull Knslern point.*.  I p. ni.  Daily.  COLUMBIA & KOOTKNAY  HAILWAY,  Hobson, Nakusp, Arrowhead.  Kevclstoko.iinu all points oust  und west on C.P.R. main line.  Hobson, Trail and Rossland.  Robson, Cascade, Grand  Forks, lMiojnix, Greenwood  and Midway.  (Daily except Sunday)  I'obson, Trail und Rossland.  (Daily except, Sunday)  AR1UVK  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  Daily  10:10 p.m.  ll:3oa.m.  vincial police ofliccr or to the police oflico  ln this city. And it is further pointed out  that in case of u conviction one half of the  line goes to the informant.  \V. A. Martin of Rossland was in Nelson yesterday. 3-le says his brother "Jim,"  who represented the Rossland riding: in  ihe Semlln administration, Is down with  Hrlghts disease. Personally ho has not  Siven very much attention to the new seu-  atorship, and has not yet been satisfied in  his own mind that there will be a new senator.  LEAVE  10 a.in.  SLOCAN HIVER RAILW'Y  Slocan City, Silverton, New  Denver. Three Forks, Sandon  (Daily except Sunday)   ARRIVE  3:10 p.m.  1 p. in.  I p. m.  KOOTKNAY   LAKE  STEAMBOATS  Iialfour, Pilot Buy, Ainsworth  Kaslo and nil Way Landings.  (Daily except Sunday)  Lardo and all points ou the  Lardo & Trout Lake Branch.  (Tuesdays, Thursdays and   Saturdays.)   ARRIVE  11 a. ill.  11 a.m  The lirst game in the president and vice-  president competition of the Nelson Curling cClub was played last evening, und resulted ln u win for the vice-president's  side. N. T. Macleod's rink upheld the honor  of the president, but was beaten by the  Fox rink with a score of 10 to 11. This evening the iTimblyn and the Rae rinks will  come together.  There were throe new locations recorded  at tho Nelson record otllco yesterday. Klondyke, one mile up Wild Horse, by E. Peters; Ore Mountain, on Ore mountain about  oue mile south of ' the Queen group, by  William McArthur; and Ore Ben, in the  same neighborhood, by John A. Benson. A  certificate of work was issued to Percy  Chapman on thc Stemwinder mineral claini.  to  to  t  to                                          �� ESTABLISHED 1892 w  to    * _,   to  GKEAT NORTHERN SYSTEM.  '217 and 219  Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  ^Beautiful Home  m  l��vt'  jv&fr'Z  fetl  A visit to our Big, Show Rooms just novv will convince you that we" have all the requisites to make a  home beautiful.  ARTISTIC FURNITURE    LOVELY DRAPERIES  Highrclass goods,  lhe  newest   designs,   rich   finish.  the,   very    latest   Novelties   in   odd   pieces.     Easy  'Chairs,  Rocking Chairs,   Reception Chairs,   Elegant  Parlor and   China Cabinets,   Desks,  Bookcases, etc.  LB AVE  NKLSON  &  FORT   BIIKP-  PARD HAILWAY  ARR1VK  Depot,  Ymir. Salmo, Krio, Waneta,  Depot.  niuii.m  \'orthport, ltus*,lawl,-C'ol\ ille  (>:!*> p.m.  M mnt.'in  and Spokane.  .Mount'in  lU.-.'iOn.m  Making through connections  ���"i:;">9 p. in.  Dailj.  at Spokane co tlie south,  east.and wcsl.  Dnlly  LEAVE  KOOTKNAY LAKK  ARRIVE  Knslu  STKAMBOATS  HuMO  7 a.m.     *::'U ii. in.  Nelson  Nelson  Rulfour, PilotBay, Ains wortl  G'OO p. in.  Kaslo und all Way Landings.  ���tiiU mu.  Daily  D.ailv  CITY AND DISTRICT.  A marriage license was issued yesterday  to William  1. Laird anu Miss May Young.  Thomas Sproat, who ��as operated upon  in the Nolson hospital a few weeks ago  for appendicitis, is now convalescent ami  his friends expect he will be able to' leave  the hospital within tlie next week.   ,  Beautiful  Carpets, Oriental Rugs, Rich Gurtains  -No-house in Nelson can show a 'finer display. *' We  do Ithe. business.'   Why?    Because  we  substantiate'  what'we say���we have the goods and our PRICES  ARE  RIGHT.  w G. Banyan c& Co.  ��� �����������*<-  ��� *���>   *t��.  Bf.  Ifss-.' -  CHRISTMAS PUDDING  JWe   have  the   best  stock   of  fruits in the ci'y.    Everyihing  lemon,   orange  and   citron   peel,  and  raisins.  peel  and   Christmas  1resh.    This season's  cleaned  currants  P. W. Peters arrived in the city last evening from the Coast. He is one of the directors of thc, local tramway company and is  in the city for tho purpose of attending th<-  itiinual meeting of the tramway company,  which Is to be held today.  J. IC. Strachan returned' from' Rossland  lust evening, whero ho was .in attendance  as a witness in the suit'of Dr. Armstrong  vs. Hartline for a . commission on'the sale  oi the hordes to the Nelson'flre department.  Judgment ln tho case has been reserved.  James A." McDonald, ��. well-known Slocan-miner,. on renewing his subscription to  The Tribune, says: "I expect to.be iii the  I5ast this winter, and I know of no better  means of keeping in to'uch with this country than by reading' The Tribune, as the  stand lt takes on public questions is tho  right one ln my opinion."  ojiston Block  b.'IS-Ne-son, B C.  0 f  J. A. IRVING & CO.  With respect to tlie alleged killing of  game in violation of thu game laws along  the Arrow lakes tho provincial police havo  to say that any reported infractions of tlio  law will receive their attention, and Is  much more likely to cause the punishment  of any offenders that thero may be than  the publishing of--letters In the press. If  the law is being broken, as it is said to bo,  the people who know about the violations  have the remedy in their own hands by reporting such violations to the nearest pro-  D. A. Rankin, who for several month-*-  past has been connected with tho firm of  C.ulson & Porter in the building of thc  Lardo branch, leaves today on a trip to  his homo in Mattawa, Ontario. Mr. Rankin left the east five years ago, when con-  ili-iictlon was commenced on the Crow's  Nest branch, and has not been east since.  He expects to be away about a month.  J. A. Sayward, the sawmill owner, has  isonfldence in Kootenay. He will Increase  His plant at Pilot Bay so .that he will be  able to turn out 60,000 shingles a day and  lie has the limber on hand to keep such a  :<lant in operation constantly. He has also  :n contemplation tho erection of a mill at  Creston that will havo a capacity of a carload of slvngles a-day. The market for the  shingles   is  In   the  Northwest  Territories.  Tlio somewhat celebrated case of II.ill  ii Hose vs. LaBau came on for trial In tin.  county court yesterday bofore hi.*; honr  judge Leamoy of Rossland. Good progress  was made with the case and it is expected  that it will be finished by 4 o'clock this afternoon. The case for the plaintiffs was  completed yesterday, and a couple witnesses for the defense were heard. Thi-s  time tho jurors who have tho trial of the  cas are James Neelands, S, Q. Campbell,  G. E. Mclaughlin, W. W. Bradley, and  John Fraser, foreman.  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  .&  Portland Cement  Fire Brick  Fire Clay-  Sheet Iron  T Rails  Ore Cars  Blowers  Exhausters  Pumps  Graniteware  ���Tinware  to  to  to  HARDWARE AND IRON MERCHANTS   %  to  HEATING STOVES      t  to  to  to  to  -���$���  NELSON, B. C.  STORES AT  KASLO, B.C.  ^-'^. 0". 0* ��� 00   00.00.0* .0".00.00.00.  to  to  SANDON, B. C.     to  i&fesss&s&s&es-s&sss^&g&es^&e^  An enterprising French Canadian sought  to, turn the sheet of ice on the lake to account yesterday. His scheme was to fence  in all the ice that was fit for skating and  then charge an admission fee to those who  desired to skate'upon it. Tiie attention of  the provincial police oflicers was called to  the matter and, the intimation was given  that any form of fencing would not be permitted. This, .wai?'hailed "with overy manifestation qf glee by a host of youngsters  w,ho had. c'ouriteg ti.pon, skating; on the ice,  but were afraid'tp,'. So so in view of the  preparations to fence'it in.  The fire department maclc a test yesterday with 'lie Eastman.deluge nozzles. That  ihe new nczzles will be a great improvement was manifest to everyone who saw  the test..Thoy are supplied with watu-  from two lines of .hose from-the hydrant,  and even wlille'throwing a two-inch stream  ot" water could be directed with one hand  In addition to the advantage of easy handling the Eastman nozzles arc also more  efficient than the ordinary nozzle, throwing the water much farther. Altogether  the tests with the different nozzles were  highly satisfactory.  Thc   license  commissioners   for  the  Nelson license district have granted renewals  *0*^nr*040&0  P. 0. BOX 197  PHONE 10  New For  We have purchased the Madson Stcck at a low rate on the dollar.    It consists of  CLOTHING, CENTS FURNISHINGS, BOOTS/SHOES, HAT, CAPS,  RUBBERS    AND   BLANKETS.  ��LL THESE GOODS TOGETHER WH H "  W LL BE SOLD  ATOR     UMDE^-   THE  DRY GOODS  "HE   BALANCE OF OUR  WHOLESALE COST  .[.This is a rare opportunity at ]!ie,right lime of the year to get FALL AND WINTER  GOODS at pn'C' s never before heard cf 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 ^ourselves. '  CO.  ��� ����  9 99  of licenses to thirty-one applicants and  refused licenses to two. me unsuccessful  applicants included David Church of lilrie.  This, license was not granted in the lirst  place.without several meetings of thc commissioners. Thc refusal to renew was based  on the contention that the house was not  up to the requirements of. the place and  that in any event thc license was not necessary. The other unsuccessful applicant  was Fred Fisher of Kitchener. All told  the fees for the licenses issued by the commissioners for thc Nelson district will approximate S3000 per annum.  Robert Robertson, one of tho best known  iTicchanics-and_property-owncrs_in_Nelscn7-  who Is now working at Blairmore, Alberta,  in writing to a friend in Nelson, says: "I  hops the by-law regarding tho power plant  on Kootenay river will carry, as the city  will, when the plant is installed, be in a  position to supply power for industries,  which is a much better plan and a much  cheaper one than cash business."  IF BROWN SOLD IT IT'S GOOD  XMSZjVMvrzxxvyu  The Finest Christmas Present  A Gold Watch  We are showing some exceptionally fine designs in cases  for the holidays, especially in Gold-Filled Goods.  Every���case "is-guaranteed-lay^fie^manufacturers and  almost every movement besides carrying our own  guarantee.  We can show yon the principle American makes and the  leaders in Swiss.  Peels, Raisins, Currants, Dates, Figs  Spices, Icings, Extracts, Cake Trimmings  Oranges, Lemons and  Grapes  OUR   STOCK   ISCQMPLETE  '.,*<.-,'���.  Mail or Phone your order.    It will   receive prompt attention.  Holly and  Mistletoe arriving >   .  The hoys employed by the C. P. R. in  Nelson arts all athletes from supcrlnta-i-  dent Downie down to stationotlck'et agent  .(>ca.slp,y. A meeting was hold -last night in  the company's general ofiiees for the pur-  jiopeof organizing- a C. t. K. hockey team,  at which tlie fo|!owing-niitned were elected  i.'lilccra: William Downie, honorary nresjr  .dent; 11. I'i. Macdonell, president; cnptui-i  .7. G'. Gore, vice-president; K. W. Drew,  "riccoiul vlcfl-priisldont; 'CM. Crandon, third  vico-pri.sidmit; J. S. Carter, manager; O.  il. Becker, secretary; J:-A. Newport, treasurer; W. l.i. Spuy, captain; .].'M. Pox, 13.  Ci. fSniy'.he, C. IC. Bensloy, aiid IT. E. Cpn-  non, management committee. The club's  colors will bo black and wltito. The question of organizing a city league was also  discussed, and it was decided to ask the  officers of llio othor clubs to co-operate  In this direction so that a. series of games  for tlip season could be arranged.  BROWN BROTHERS  JEWELERS  BAKERSTflEET  NELSON,  McPherson  INELSOINL,   B.   C  STRICT ATTENTION  PROMPT DELIVERY  *" sniMn's  vzmftfr.yXu&rr' ���������-,  .    AT THE HOTELS,  .. TKEMONT���John Newman, Erie; John P.  Forrestell, Slocan.  MADDEN���Kdward Colo, Ymir; G. J. DU.  tor, Ymir; P. -J. Nichols, Fern mine.  HUME-J. C. Ryan, Kaslo; James Dun-  bar, Winnipeg; Marry O. Cooper, Vancouver.  UARTLTOTT���A. Holmes, Manchester; Ii.  CMassford, Forty-nine creek; J. Schmidt,  Republic.  QUE ION'S���W. IT. Martin, Rossland; J.  T. Freeman, Arlington mine; Mrs. H. McLellan,  Greenwood.  URAND CENTRAL���A. B. Docks! cador,  Sandon: Cameron Clark and J. Pcardon,  Moylo: IT. B. Greon, Fern mino; Mrs. M.'  McDonald, Fort Steele; M. J. Fox, Sandon.  PHAIR���Vornon \V. Smith, Kaslo; C. G.  Major, New Westminster; 18. J. Boswell,  Trail; S.. F. ParrlMh, Greenwood; Robert  Cell, Erie; V. XV. Peters, Vancouver; .T.  Wilson, Vancouver; W. II. D'Arcy, Winnipeg.  "GOOD CHEER" STOVES AM) RANGES  ^ We are in the market again (his season with this line of  Stoves. After handling them for a number of years we are  convincEd that they are the only Stoves that o-ive  ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION. &  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO;  Imtjorters'and Dealers in Shelf and Heavy Hardware. " ''    ���  BUSINESS MENTION".  Steam skate' sharpener at Thorpe's  factory.  AVhen at Erie, B. C, stop at thc Mersey  Hole!. Mrs. M. Collins, proprietress.  Steam skate sharpener at Thorpe's  factory. _  Lost���A. spring scale for an ico wagon.  Return to Nelson Ice Company and get  reward.  To Invito the King of Siam.  AVASHINGTON, December 17��� Senator  Fryc today introduced r. joint resolution  authorizing tho president to invito the  Icing or Siam to visit the United Stat'is.  Jt is set forth In a preamble the. fact that  the king of Siam has mad-* fcnown to our  minister at Bangkok his desire to visit thd  United States and the resolution provides  that he shall be invited .>o, be.iume tha  guest of the nation whilo hiire. An fippro-  priation for his majesty's suitable 'entertainment is provided, but tho sum i3 left  blank for the present.  NOTICE  TO OUR CUSTOMERS:  Owing to our large losses on collections  during tho past year and determining to  treat all alike hereafter, we have instructed  our driver.? to allow no credit on and after  January 1st, 1!)02. Hoping you will recognize thc justness of the change, werem'ainj  jour^obedient servants,  KOOTENAY STEAM LAUNDKY,; .  Nelson, December 17th�� 1901, ,.J  ��  C

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