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Array r    r .     .t.r    ***   . lt.**--        .      '^'     -*V> J, ** -^_E^di  "  -"     .-   V.   *'"   i       '"{��''.v,'W._  -   A'4.,.- >,"f,.S      *,-\*^/j^?  ESTABLISHED  1892  FRIDAY MORNING,  SEPTEMBER 27,   1901  DAILY EDITIOJSP  THE CUP WILL NOT BE LIFTED  COLUMBIA OUTSAILS SHAMROCK  IN A LIGHT WIND.  The First Trial Results in No Race,  hut There Is Little Doubt as to  the Final Result.  NEW YORK, September 26���With a  brilliant autumn sun and a piping breeze  the first day of the international yacht  lace opened with every promise of perfect conditions of wind and weather.  After blowing half a gale nearly all  night the northeast breeze subsided a  trifle al sunrise. At S o'clock both Sandy  Hook and the Highlands of Navesink  reported 18 knots. It had swept away  I every vestige of mist or haze and the  Long Island shore was visible from the  Jcisey coast. The sea was quite rough  and a heavy surf was pounding on the  Leach at Sandy Hook. Off the Sandy  Hook lightship, a little fleet of pilot  boats scudded about under reefed mainsails, while two or three tramp steamers bound out lumbered heavily in the  _i_ seas.  On board the challenger and defender  everybody was astir at an early hour.  ''At G o'clook the launch from Columbia's  f tender put some sailors aboard the  ) yacht, and they finished up the work  they had begun yesterday of polishing  off the sidepaint. Shortly after Shamrock's crew was put aboard from the  Porto Rico, and went to work stripping  the protecting j canvas irom the boom  and bowsprit and putting the forward  sails in stops. In the meantime Columbia's crew had gone to-breakfast an_  the boat was jleserted for^about an houi.  On board the'two" tenners all was excitement and preparation. On the Porto  Rico, where the" sailors of Shamrock arc  quartered the men .\ ero hopeful that the  hreez. of early morning would continue.  A 15 to 17 knot breeze was what they  ���wanted. By S o'clock the full crews of  "_���oUi yachts were aboard and every man  was as busy as a bee. By S:10 o'clock  both boats had gotten their jibs* and  staysails���in stops and laid their spin-,  nakers 'ready ��� to< break. The big club.  ( topsails were then made ready and cov-  l,..pvs taken-"off tne*__ain__1Is.'"At'half-pail  [ S everything seemed ready for a start  No change has been made in the principal sails. Shamrock II had the.same  mainsail bent that she used in them  squalls-of Sandy Hook last week) and  Columbia's mainsail was the" same one  she had tried last Saturday oh Long Island sound.  Captain Sycamore walked the deck of  Shamrock   for   about   fifteen -minutes,  anxiously   looking   seaward.     Captain  .Barr  of the Columbia with  his  mate  Miller, did exactly the same thing.'   At  the challenger main truck a brand new  Shamrock flag was flying, while Columbia   flew  only  a   small  wind  pennant.  About 8:30 the crew of the  Columbia  went below and appeared a minute later  wearing clean white working suits and  caps of black and yellow, E. D. Morgan's colors.   The Shamrock's men wore  white navy hats with their white suits.  Sir_ Thomas _Linton   and _ his__guosts  turned out early, and from the quarterdeck of the Erin closely watched the  preparations    on    the    racing    yachts.  Standing with Mr. Jameson and designei  Watson, sir Thomas said:    "That boat,"  with   a gesture  toward   Shamrock, "is  perfectly fit; if she docs not win, it will  not be because --he has not been given  Il .very   attention.".  It    nad    been    sir  * Thomas Lipton's intention to sail in the  race on board Shamrock, but this morning he concluded that his leg, which Is  still lame from a recent fall, would pro-  vent his taking an active part in the  management of the boat, so he remained  on the Erin.   On board Shamrock were  W. Butter  Duncan,   Mr.   Jameson, and  Mr. Ratsey.   When Shamrock was close  to the southwest spit buoy, she sent up  'her mainsail; -.then .the" club-topsail went  iip, anda few. moments later her head-  , stays wereybroken out.    She did not;  however, drop her line to the.tug.Y Columbia ������ sassed the .bar at 9:35, but,did  l_iot break out ;any. sails  Columbia-?was tbe flrst to reach the  [fetarting point at Sandy Hook lightship,  larrivinsthere-at 10:10., No effort-was  Imade to set her. sails-until she was with,  ���in a half mile, of the lightship; but five.  Iminutes' after;:her arrival the big main-  Isail was hoisted, "followed 15~ minutes  llater by the club Ytopsail. At: this time  l^hainrock was half'way out , to-/ the'  Ystart and still iii tow, and diving!into  Pong'swells,-with the water dashing in  sheets from her bow.:'-Before 'either of  Ithe vachts: had reached -'-they start Ythe  lv.ino.-iad fallen' slightly and the whiter  baps of the early, morning.had disapr  *<_tred. The wind, however, gave no  . t-ns of shifting, and at 10:3.0 was holding from northeastward. ',.  The Columbia "swung away from her  low at 10:35. goin-.;off on the first tack.  Imt ..most immediately heading round  lor���;-th- lightship..���������.Shamrock ;$f�������.  live minutes later, and at 10.45 both  I'oats were standing. off and on round  (he lightship /under, three  lower  sails  IncVclubtopsa.il. *���'���'_'',    _'-in.r_.  J. The-warning gun was fired-at 10.55.  I.urlng the five minute* preceding the  Jtart the jockeying was intricate^ and  Interesting.' So closely did both boats  Img the line, that; both went over before the starting gun had been fired and  I. ere compelled to turn back. Then, it  sras that captain Sycamore undertook  io wrest from the American skipper the  _l> ��i_        ..  ,.___     shamrock  into Columbia weather. The latter, however, came around quickly and guaged  her movements so well that Shamrock  was forced outside the lightship, and  when the two yachts came around the  line again, Shamrock's sails were seen  to bo flapping under the blanket of Columbia. Once again the British skipper  tried, and once more Columbia met him.  Shamrock essayed to split tacks, but the  Columbia waited just long enough and  then came around, still holding the advantage. The starting gun was fired at  last, and the yachts shot for the line.  As it was reached, it became evident  that tho American skipper had won the  initiative victory. He not only occupied  the weather position, but he had Columbia at the line twelve seconds ahead  of Shamrock.  The start occurred at Sandy Hook  lightship. The preliminary signal was  fired at 10:55, the warning "signal at  11:05, and the start signal at 11:10. Official time of the start was: Shamrock,  11:1.: 01. Columbia 11-10:49. Barr  seemed to have the best of the start but  Shamrock forged well ahead, footing,  much faster than the defender. In the  windward work Shamrock's performance was ceitainly remarkable. The  question was, could Shamrock force the  Columbia about. This was soon answered at 11:29, when Columbia went  about on the starboard tack, slightly under the lee of Shamrock. After the two  boats had gone about, it was noted that  Columbia was pointing higher than  Shamrock, .nd at 11:31 the American  beat seemed to appear more like her old  self. She began to get along faster, and  a minute later it was evident that she'  was to take the lead. Columbia met  Shamrock holding off short on starboard  tacks, the latter having the right-of-  way, as if she could reach Columbia.  Captain Sycamore gave Shamrock a  sharp luff just before reaching Colum-  bic but it was'not sufficient, and the  American boat passed ahead and took,  the lead. ' The boats were then very  close together, and with the exception  of the better position of Columbia, there  was little to choose between them. At  11:42, Columbia tacked on the weather  bow of Shamrock. As the yachts settled  down steadily to work, captain Ban"  more than held t his own, and every  movement of Columbia got all there was  in the wind to give her. While both  boats were on the port tack, just after  crossing the line Shamrock'was given a  hard pull and she moved away in fine  style, giving the impression that' she  was footing faster than the American  boat, ,but in the meanwhile Columbia  had been holding a much higher course  and doing such good work, that when  the racers came out on short tacks, Columbia was found slightly, ahead and  considerably to windward.        .  - ,NB,\yj YORI.,����� September 26.���One;, of  ttidTblggest crowds that-ever put to sea  went down to the Sandy Hook lightship  today to witness sir Thomas "Lipton's  second   challenger,   Shamrock   IL,   and  the white flyer Columbia, which' successfully    defended    the   America's    Cup  against his flist trophy-hunter two years  ago, struggle for the yachting supremacy of i the   world.   But the  excursion  fleet returned disappointed.    The great  single stickers went  out  this  morning  fresh for the battle, but the sea refused  them a   field   of   conflict.     The   wind,  never more than nine and sometimes as  low .as three knots, was too light and  shifty to carry the contestants over the  30-mile course in the time allotted by  the rules. At the end of five and a half  hours���the   prescribed   time���the   race  was   officially   declared   off, and   they  each were towed back to their berths  inside of Sandy Hook.   When the gun  aboard the committee boat was fired to  -call attention-to tho signal declaring-the  race off, the American boat was still  seven miles from the finish line.    The  Englishman was hull down   astern' of  her, the experts estimating her distance  behind Columbia at over three-quarters  of a mile.   Americans have reasons to  congratulate themselves upon the result  of the first trial.   The yacht which carried J. Pierpont Morgan's private signal, a black pennant with a yellow maltose cross, to victory two years ago was  headed but once in the 33 miles covered, and then the Englishman showed  the 'way   for   only   five   minutes.     In  windward work the Columbia beat the  foreigner 7 minutes and 15 seconds.to  the outer mark, and increased her lead  somewhat in the broad reach for home.  While the test was unsatisfactory, the  yachting sharp who" has been skeptical  up to this time as to the ability of Columbia to successfully defend the cup is  more confident tonight that it will be re-,  mr.in on this side of the Atlantic yet  a -while longer. . Certainly ���'������. Columbia',  superiority in light airs appears to have  been  demonstrated  -today.-    Shamrock  did riot, in fact, make so good a showing;  as did Lipton's' first challenger in the  half-dozen flukes that preceeded the actual races two years ago,   What Shamrock may be able to do in heavy weather  is of course problematical; but Columbia  has been tried and all lierYadmirers insist that''-.she' is distinctively ;a yheayy  weather boat.   ; _Y    ; ", ;        ; ;  Two years ago sir Thomas'.prayer  was forwind, but. when he gota:25-knot  o-ale in the last race, Columbia's victory  was even more decisive than in the first.  Since then Columbia's ability in: heavy  weather has been proved, and the harder  it-blows the faster she goes and the better she behaves. It is not strange, therefore, that the patriotic skippers and  spectators who. went down to Sandy  Hook this morning;with misgivings rer  turned tonight reassured and, strongly  disposed to wager.that the pretty wreath  of Shamrock and white heather on the  oldest yacht club in the world, which  sir Thomas is treasuring in the cabin of  his champion, will prove no mascot  after all.  The day had promised well at first. A  strong northeast wind had been blowing for two days and the weather prophets had offered assurance that it would  hold. It had piled up what the sailor-  atter's earlier advantage. ShamrocK j men called a nasty lump of sea outside  e along like a Hash and tried to cut J ami before the rase began was' whipping  the foam off the crest of the waves. The  procession that sailed out of New York  harbor  anticipated  a une  day's  sport.  So numerous were the various kinds of  craft that they seemed to fill the broad  expanse of the ocean between the Long  Island   and   Jersey   shores   as with a  countless fleet. Magnificent and palatial  steam yachts,  steamers and  excursion  boats lined tier above tier with people,,  picnic barges and sailing skiffs gathered  about the old yellow hulk which has for  years furnished a guide for shipping and  from which the start was made.  The  big racers had already been towed out  and when the fleet,arrived they, wer��  circling and' wheeling like great' gulls'  about the lightship. The polished bronze  hull of Shamrock, gleaming and glistening  in the  brilliant sun,. made her  look   like   a   craft of   gold, ^a   yellow  breasted gull with white pinions spreading.   The   white' revenue .cutters   and  yachts of the patrol fleet,"each with the  vertically  striped  revenue flag, at the  fore   peak,   marshalled   the   excursion  fleet behind the line.  ���    Shortly before 11 o'clock a big black  tug flying the*] blue flag' of the regatta  committee puffed up to the fleet, measured   off  the  200   yards   starting  line  from-the lightship, let her anchor go,  and then hoisted the signal "D. E. V.,"  indicating  that   the   course   would   be  east by north 15 miles straight into the  eye of the wind and return. Then another'big tug started off straight out to  Long Island shore   to*   set   the outer  "mark. The log over her taffrail which  measured the distance took no account  of the tide which 'was running out, so  that the distance she covered before the  float was dropped overboard measured  by the bottom of the sea, was probably  nearer 17 than 15 nautical miles. r  Five minutes before 11 o'clock a puff  of smoke burst from the committee  boat. The blue peter went up, and1 the  preparatory signal for the race had been  given. Then began tne jockeying behind the line of' which Charlie Barr,"  the eminent skipper, has 'proved himself so many times a grand master. He  got -into the windward berth and try as  the Englishman would,1 he, could not  shake Him off. As'the red ball which"  marked the warning'signal was hoisted  10 minutes later, the English skipper  m despair put up his'tiller, crossed the<  line and tacked about the lightship, butJ  Columbia hung to him as.it one'tiller  were acting for the two, and when they  again raced for the line it' was like two  thoroughbred horses, neck and" neck,  ,but Barr was still, to' windward. The  fascinating game the'two. skippers were"  fighting was so intense that both .miscalculated the time and crossed the' line  30 seconds before the starting gunfwas  fired.' ' y     _ ,        yr   '", --'     -  ' Three' blasts of the whistle sounded  the t'recall.;/rhe two*, big-canvas < clouded1"  racers were around as if turning" ori'  their heels and coming up again in'the  sni'oke of the gun, fled away across the  line both on the starboard tack,, but  Columbia a half a" length in the lead,  a length to windward. Both carried the  same sails, main club topsail, jib," and  baby jib. Then for ten miles down the  Long Island shore in plain view of the  people there the two big single stickers  smashed into the headseas, sending  spray smoking to their cross trees.  Strain as Shamrock .would she could not  hold her white rival even. Slowly but  surely Columbia forged ahead, pointing  higher and footing faster. Shamrock  tacked and tacked again, but Columbia  went about with her each time and appeared to be more nimble. Time and  again experts saw she was quicker in  stays by ten seconds.  The beat down the Long Island coast  made a beautiful marine spectacle -The  puff of smoke,, her boom was eased oft  and she was away for home on a broad  reach. The fleet courteously waited un-*  til Shamrock irounded 7 minutes and 15  seconds later and gave her a cordial reception. From that time on it was a  procession, not a race. The Englishman  tried half a-dozen head sails in the hope  of improving his position but the American forged ahead steadily. Then the  wind, which' had* been seven knots at  the stake boat, died down, and in an  hour, before the time limit expired it  was evident' that the yachts could' not  finish'in time. -'When the' committee  boat finally hoisted .her signals declaring-"No race," the.big excursion fleet'  headed back for New'York.       '        ���  Only the steam yacht Erin with sir  Thomas and-his party aboard remained  alongside the challenger and escorted  her to her anchorage. Under the rules  of an unfinished,race, the race will"be  resumed on Saturday, - and the course'  will be again 15 miles to windward or  leeward and return. -       !  v LONDON, September 26.���The failure  of the .yachts to cover the course in  time to constitute a race has created  general .disappointment in Great .Britain; but chagrin at the poor showing of  Shamrock overshadows all other expressions of feeling. The great suburban  population of London was kept advised  of the progress of events by pyrotechnics ' at the Alexandria and Crystal  palaces on the north and south sides of  the, city. ^ The London crowds chiefly  gathered on the Embankment watching  the red and green electric lights making'progress'up'the hign tower'on the  Surrey side'!in ,accordance .with' the  varying positions of the yacht's. Steam  launches carrying 'the' same colors" and  patrolling the Thames from London  bridge'to Westminster also served-.to  keep the eager multitude in touch Lwith  the transatlantic"' contest. Thousands  of persons gathered, in front ,of. the  newspaper offices,-while constant bulletins, at the, leading'hotels supplied the  news to" hundreds -o'f others. ', Among  the massesigathered;on the Embankment '_the . keenest /disappointment, was  evinced. ��� Evidently they had expected -  the-challenger to--outdo the defender  under any. conditions. The sporting  clubs announced a' very small-, amount  of- wagers... .King/Edward displayed,  'great'/interest and,;was kept posted as'-  to" every movement of -the yachts.  'LONDON/September 26.���The morning rpapcrs express;the keenest disappointment. The. Daily .Mail, the Daily  Graphic, ,vthe ' Morning. Post", and^ the  Standard all contend "-that the weather  conditions were too'fiuky to justify any  .verdict'on the-ultimate performances,  but' even the same' journals are not very  hopeful ^of. the ability.of the ^challen-  Jger to "lift" _the__cup,.���-and _they admit  that her. performance was* .very-disappointing.' .Tlie other'��� papers -virtually  abandon hope. ,  ��.  PRAIRIE  CAPITAL  VISITED  patrol fleet under the direction of cap  tain Walker of the revenue cutter service maintained a perfectly clear field.  Half a mile of revenue cutters and  yachts at an angle of four points from  each side of the course formed a right  angle, changing direction as the yachts  tacked. In the hollow of this angle,  as if in a fence corner, there was no  more interference with the yachts than  if they had been sailing in the middle  of the Atlantic, while behind the fence  on either side were tho solid moving  lines of hulls, rail to rail, their smoking stacks making a oiack wall above  them. On into the bucking seas the  yachts twent, spurting great geysers  fromy the-> sharp bows. The American  was undoubtedly the prettier boat, Her  skyscraping club topsail was not so  high ,by eight feet as that of her rival,  biilt she appeared more stately and  graceful..' The slender hulls of the racking machines looked, too frail to carry  the canvas that towered above them.  - Oyer 190 feet above the water line, a  height* equal to a modern building, the  slender' topriast: of. Shamrock lifted*a  pyramid' of canvas, but her -833; square  feet more of canvas than the Columbia  carried; did not make, her overtake the  white beautyY Y"������''   Y  It was directly off.Long.Beach-hotel,*'  with its crowded piazzas, that Shamrock  showed in front for the first and only  time during the day. As the -v. ind had  hauled-more to the southward and had.  died-down somewhat, Charlie Barr hugged:Columbia;off shore in the hope of  meeting the:wind; instead he poked his  hose into a dead calm and for some minutes he lay with sails flapping while  Shamrock catching a slant of wind  nearer shore drew rapidly ahead. But  the victory -was short lived. Columbia  rapidly,overtook her adversary. and captain Sycamore in desperation concluded  to press on more canvas by trying a  larger',.', jib topsail. While the sailors'  were out on th-e bowsprit taking in the  old arid bending* on the larger sail, Columbia went by Shamrock as if she had  been moored to the dock. From that  time to the outer mark Columbia gained  steadily.���-..��� As they approached the turning point, the excursion fleet, going at  full speed sided out and massed beyond  the mark to witness the turn. As she  came alongside, leaving the mark on,the  starboard, Barr put his helni hard-down  and luffed around. Then she filed away.",  Her great baloon jib broke out like a  THB   USUAL * RECEPTION   GIVEN  AND CEEEMONIES HELD.  The Duke and Duchess of York Leave  Winnipeg and the Next Stop Will  Be at Begina.  WINNIPEG, September 26.���After  about three weeks of continuous rain,  today was ushered in with bright sunshine and balmy weather, as if for the  purpose of permitting the patriotic citizens of Winnipeg to pay their respects  to their future king and his gentle consort. Sharp on time, the first section of  the royal train arrived at 11 o'clock,  bearing premier Laurier and lady Minto. Just 30 minutes afterwards tfic  booming of cannon announced the arrival of their royal highnesses, the duke  and duchess of York. The lieutenant-  governor and sir Wilfrid Laurier welcomed, the royal couple as they alighted  from their car. Very little time was lost  in starting the royal procession. The  flrst halt was made at the City __all,  where the formal welcome to" Winnipeg  was extended by the mayor, and aldermen. The duke and duchess .descended  from their carriage arid mounted a platform erected in front of the City Hall,  escorted; by mayor Arbuthnot,* -who was  presented by the lieutenant-governor.  When all had taken their places, the  mayor, read the civic'address;'-to which  the duke made a.suitable reply:The AnT  glican; synod and ��� Catholic archbishop  of St. Boniface then presented;their addresses, and tne1 duke replied to each  briefly. Then immediately followed the  presentation of medals to the South African heroes. When this was completed,  the procession reformed and proceeded  to the Government House,'where luncheon was served.  In reply to theYaddresses: the duke  made the following reply: "Gentlemen'  ���Your kind and touching: reference to  the duchess is especially gratifying, and  in her name and on; my own behalf I  wish to acknowledge most sincerely the  hearty greeting and affection and prayers which are expressed in your addresses. .The pleasant associations  which you hope we. shall derive from  our visit will be emphasized by the interesting experience our first acquaintance with the Canadian west,, and by  the memory of today's welcome to its  chief city. . During the long and memorable journey -to. the extreme eastern  *,and from thence to the western limit  of our vast empire, we have seen everywhere many and varied proofs of steady  but certain.progress, material and political; but I doubt whether _n the whole  course of that experience a more striking example is to be found than in the  comparison of the Fort Garry of our  childhood with the Winnipeg ot today.  Then, as you say, a village hamlet in  a solitude broken only by the presence  of the "passing hunter-and fur trader;"  today, the busy center of what has become the great granary of the empire,  the political center of an active and enterprising population in the full-enjoyment of the privileges and institutions  of British citizenship. I rejoice that we  come amongst you at a time when we  can join in the congratulation of your  fellow subjects-in a year-of unprecedented prosperity which-you are enjoying, and we pray that years to come  may show no dimunition of the prosperity or of that energy and determination which characterized the pioneers  and settlers of the province."  .At.3 o'clock in the afternoon the duke  and duchess assisted in the formal opening of the new buildings'of the1 Manitoba university. There was, another  larg'e crowd gathered about the university and the duke and duchess - were  loudly cheered when they drove up and  entered the grounds. They .were presented with an address, and after .the  duke had replied were taken into the  building to sign the register. Three thousand school children marched,on a,great  stand and sang patriotic songs, and a  'cadet company of young Indian boys  gave an exhibition drill. ^Participants  and spectators joined, in the strains of  "God Save the King," when the duke'and  duchess"took their leave._United States  consul Graham was presented to the  duke' by mayor Arbuthnot/ and 'was  given a very'cordial greeting. The. duke  and duchess and the members of their  suite with a number of prominent Canadians were guests at a dinner tonight  at" Government House. '        .    !. '" *  ,iThe decorations at the C.P.R. station,  perfected under 'direction of an expert,  t of "course are beautiful and befitting. ,A11  'the'principal blocks either display festoons' of flags i or are draped with buntr  ,ing.A The Imperial, Merchants, and-'sev-  .eral other banks are nicely draped,; as  'is'also the Nanton block.   The'postoffice  is ablaze with the various'flags "of'the  empire interwoven  and-forme'd in> various designs, makingjn'all-a'.very attractive f*-ont.   The C. P. R:', ticket ari'd-  Jtelegraph'' office decorations "are .worthy  "of special'mention.' The building'is festooned--with   bunting   and ' wreaths   of  ' evergreen,' surmounted with - the -shields  of the cdmpany and maple leaf.'medal-  ' lions,' while over the. main-'entry^is a  ^handsome < medallion   of   the -duke of  Cornwall, and   York..    The-"(Mclntyre  block is" illuminated with scores of tiny  union jacks   and  other flags 'clustered  wherever'they can* be hung.   The'whole,  'being novel' as well, as attractive. �� Mr.1  Ashdown has. made elaboj;atej preparations; to "beautify his^stbre, a" platform  ;being, erected in' front where principal-  -'decorations   is   done.    'The   Mason   &  Risch oflice is handsomely draped, as is  also the Imperial Dry Goods. Company  premises.'   The   city   council   has purchased a suitable portrait of his majesty  king Edward VII., which ,has been executed by >V. A. Long.   The painting is  a magnificent life-sized portrait of his  majesty,in full   regalia, i1*   a   splendid  work ofi art, dignified, yet easy in pose.  The committee in charge placed the portrait, tastily draped with the union jack,  immediately back of the raised dais on  which their royal highnesses were seated, making a very effective and highly  appropriate background   for   the royal  party.    The painting   was   unveiled as  his royal highness approached the platform, and thousands of cheers saluted  that touching demonstration.  The city wa3 brilliantly illuminated  and during the night there was a torch-  light procession i and an elaborate display of fireworks. The night scenes of  the streets with the lights and decorations and moving crowds were very attractive. Hundreds of men bearing  torches escorted the ducal party to their  train at 10 o'clock and gave a parting  cheer as it pulled out for the west.  The next stop on the tour will be made  tomorrow at Regina, where the duke  and duchess leave tho train for a few  hours. They will receive an address and  troops will escort them to Government  House, where they will be entertained at  luncheon.  their British Columbia brethren to hold  a convention in Toronto on Thanksgiving Day to organize a provincial league  for Ontario.  WINNIPEG, September 26.���G. H. V.  Bulyea, commissioner of the agriculture  department, wires that anthrax among  the sheep in Crane Lake is checked.'  TORONTO, September 26 ���The ladies  of Toronto will present the duchess of  Cornwall and York'with a writing set  of Canadian gold, set with lake Superior  ameythists and ornamented with the  ,inono_Tam of the duchess and the Canadian emblem, the beaver and maple  wreath, the whole enclosed in a carved  box of birdseye maple, .4, "���?  ������>   ���    t,       ..  '- The Wrecked Islander Inquiry.  ' VICTORIA, September'26.���When the  inquiry into 1 he Islander wreck was resumed .today H. Pudd^combe of /Tacoma, a'passenger, stated that from the  appearance "of the captain he formed  the opinion that he was under the influence of liquor. Pressed by E.-P. Davis,  counsel for the C. P. N. Company/he  said he could not desoribe the'appear-  ance or walk of the captain that led to  this opinion. The captain seemed to be*  pulling -himself . together. Chief * officer  Reroutsen was recalled and put through  a strong" examination by*E. V. 'Bodwell,  for >the 'attorney-general's department.  He. denied that captain Leblanc, the  pilot," was drunk He'was with him on  the bridge from 7.45 p. m. to 8:15,p. m.  The'steamer ^Farrallon passed, and witness asked if he would blow the--passing  whistle. .The pilot replied,/"Oh, 'no!  she'll .clear." Witness tho\ight the  steamer was going a little close. There  was nothing to give witness, the, impression that the pilot's condition' was  such as to make him reckless* He ceitainly was not under the 'influence of'  ���liquor.   , w��� *-    ,.    y^ > (,  _, The Islander enquiry was 'continued  this afternoon,,with the first officer."of  the'wrecked-steamer still, on. the stand.  He swore that after launching the boats'  on ;the starboard side he called out^to  thcse'he'had placed in them'to stand by,  the' steamer to render assistance,, but'  the passengers refused and allowed the^  ' boats to ��� drift away. The sflrstfvjjpat  'launched *was the only 'onecto' leave the  steamer without a full load. As"far as  he knew,', there was no boat with>��� only  seven- men An it and they,- members^ of  the "crew. 'If'there was such a'boat, it  did not leave the side of the steamer-on  which he was on duty.      ���   �� / .  The second officer, who had been on  the bridge with the pilot, swore that  the pilot-had not been drinking; at least  he could "not notice liquor on him *  The evidence of Jthe bartender was to  the effect that the captain only had one  drink, at the.bar on the night of the accident", 'Two bottles of Scotch whiskey  went to the saloon for a'party of about  a dozen, including the "captain who was  sitting there." He saw the stewards calling the passengers by knocking at their  doors.  TOWN LOTS SOLD AT EHOLT  .-5SI  *     jf, '���*&_  . '"."*��� .-I  ��<*!*.  ' -*#  ���-.   ..#  r       Pt  ,-'   'ill  "v-       V_l  -'.r,_  <  -  -  _�����  i *. --w Vt.  -. .'* ..x-  l' $w  V  ';'rV?i  " /��� ���_��_.;  '_V.^  \ .  PRICES  EEALIZED. WERE   GOOD;  -  -��� BUT FIUU&JBS NOT HIG_LX  Z-'J0$  .- #%��.  ,  ' f����_ -a  .    . __.-, \&-#  Grand Forks Said. to Be the Center V^'^%  From Which'Much Unreliable'-_____ A>$__��_  * i ���_-.     -"^    4j2'*,'*%��    . _i    Jar,  ��� ���**._���_.      _p_ . -_>- -_.-_._t-- eKfvWsS.-*  ing News Emanates.  ._ T  " &��-*(!.  i".  ?���_ "ixr*ar  GREENWOOD, September- 2G.-[Spec-. C��f)  Ial'to  The  Tribune^���Assistant^land^r^W?fe  commissioner Norris of'Vernon/yester-1 Vj^i^  day offered for sale by public auction' a ff^/^^i  number of government-owned lots in the^^y^l^M  town of^Eholt. Onlyvfifteen-lots;;were??.^'^)^  sold,  these aggregating'$1890f. Several^'^"^Iffi1  of the best situated, lots ^had* already^* tr^f��  been built upon," but there''seems to1 hS'*J$s0&  an understanding that owners of J*uild-J^|^1^^  ingstshould not be competed against'.^'^S^^  consequently  in  these''cases   the <��� lots' V*^rj$i&  went at the upset prices. ..There were sev-/~-^'.5^^  eral bidders for"one., corner' lot, which|fiC*%��J!.l  brought - ?275,   this 'being jW his^edfyx^jM"  price, realized'for any^slngle.lot sold.-. J>   %*&  Prices generally .was much^ lower (than' iXrfk$W\  was, obtainable  for 'lots <m_, th-S^towo5^^^^!  during the railway ;Construction'periodiJ&\4|;lsSl  r   Much unfavorablev comment,.' is 'being-fje^^^l  made here, where the tfacts are_l_nown,/, ?*t��M*$l  of the  persistence  of_,a  Grand .Forks ^Z$^M  newspaper correspondent in s'endmg to.c^^J*Jp  papers utterly unreliable 'statements*'as .-."-ili-jii^  news One mis-statement relative;.to the*. '*0,^J^-||  destination of ore shipped1 from the"King-. iJ^^'lll  Solomon mine, which* is -situate-"about;  __--*-**.��  *.***._  'seven) miles  west   of -Greenwood -"and m.   aSMS  nearly thirty miles,from -Grand"Forks, f*Sft_��&��i  "has been repeated nofwithstandirigjtthatHS^R^j  a contradiction appeared in The^Tribune&is^^iS  two or thiee weeks ago. Tho'facts yare.f&3^-5^4  .that tto   date   the-1''King1-Solomon-has-^rt^Ma.  shipped about-300itons of*ore."6f which.'^SWl&l  30^ went ,to the  Grand Fork's i smelter^ils^-Pl  about a foitmght ago, and.tb__,1_emain-  der to-the Greenwood smelter.' Now'a**-'jif:_"ssiS  ������.,.. -4.     1^ 1 J-*J.-     _- _-,_____--        -M-_.P__Si__  contract has been made'to^send'.to'the*-_f-s:|^|^|  latlter smelter ^ the' output -of the m-he^-** Wj^SI  .irrhl   -Tiitip    thn' niinnti.v. .n   __���   aT.4T.n_rt<~. ���__-*->._-_'___'_  published,the fake news,*and should be'-* ������-.,V��^tS  ashamed of their gullibility.. _,, f    ,,--, V* 'S.,-^  Happenings in Brief.  MONTREAL, September 26.���The city  has entered/an ^action against the harbor commissioners for $137,005, for alleged damages caused by the obstruction of a sewer near the harbor works.  CHATHAM,': Ontario, Septembre 26.���  Elmer Tait, ten years old, attempted to  fill a lighted lantern from a gasoline  can on Tuesday night. His clothing took  fire, and he was so badly burned that  he died yesterday afternoon.    -;'" ���. .  OTTAWA, September 26.���It is stated  on good authority that the chief-justiceship of the Northwest Territories has  been offered to L. A. Sifton of Calgary,  coriimissioner. of public works in the  Northwest Territories, but he has declined,':*' : !'Y*  TORONTO, September 26.���Carrie Nation lectured to an audience of less than  a thousand in big Massey hall last night,  and made" an impassioned appeal to the  temperance people of Toronto to inaugurate a saloon-smashing crusade, for  unless they smashed they themselves  would be smashed.  MONCTON, N. B., September 26.���Edward Wallace was arrested last night  on a charge of murder at the instance  of the crown prosecutor of Glace Bay,  Nova Scotia. He is wanted in connection  with the mysterious death of Padd Poir-  ier on last Saturday night. He denies  all knowledge of the matter.  MONTREAL, September 26.���Joseph  Ernest Laplaine was found guilty of  murder, and sentenced to be hanged on  October 27th by justice Oumette in the  court of King's Bench this afternoon,  for having shot and instantly killed  madame Lefebvre in St. Cunegonde last  June, while in a fit of jealousy.  TORONTO, September 26.���Socialist  leaders have decided in connection with  Did Not Lower His Becord.  PHILADELPHIA, September 26. ���  Cresceus, the king of trotters, today  failed to lower his record of 2.02 1-4  made at Columbus on August 2nd, in  a trial on the Belmont driving park  course. The great son of Robert McGregor stepped the mile in 2.04 1-2, and  reduced the track record of 2.08 3-4,  made by Alix on November 7th, 1894.  It was 4:20 when the horse*made his  appearance for the final effort at record  breaking. After scoring once, Ketchum  gave the starter the nod, and the great  =trottcr���was-offr-paccd-by-a-runner-at-  tached to a sulky. When the first quarter was reached in 30 1-4, everybody  though the record would be broken. The  second quarter ori the straight back  stretch was made in 30 3-4, but the  third was a fraction of a second slower.  Turning into the home stretch, Ketchum urged the trotting machine to his  utmost, but the best he could do was  31 1-2 for the quarter. Mr. Ketchum had  no excuso to offer for the failure to  break the record.  Proposo a Trek to Mexico.  NEW YORK, September 26.���A trek  to Mexico is contemplated by the Boers,  according to a cable dispatch from London to the World, which says that part  of the land is the Foreshale's estate,-a*  concession from the government of Mexico to: certain financiers, one of which  is a member of the house of commons.  The purchase price has been set down  at $7,500,000, which will buy. 20,000,000  acres;' this being the aggregate of two  concessions in the hands of the syndicates. Trie ^smaller of the two estates  comprises 5,000,000 acres. This land has  a seaboard of 200. miles, and will offer  shipping: facilities that were denied to  the Boers in South Africa, and which  they so much desired. Y   ' y '    Y  Have a. Just Grievance.  OTTAWA, September 26.���In regard  to-the alleged grievances of the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Baptist churches,  at the failure of the committee to invito representative clergymen of those  churches to the reception to the duke  and duchess of York, Hon. J. I. Tarte  said today, personally, that he was of  opinion that all denominations should  be on equal footing at functions of this  nature, that there is no such thing as  state church in Canada.  War May Be Declared.  PORT OF SPAIN, Island of Trinidad,  September 26.���Advices received here  from Caracas says Venezuela will prob^  ably declare war on Colombia on September 28th. A financial crisis exists in  Venezuela, owing to the refusal of' the  Bank of Venezuela and the Bank of  Commerce to comply with president  Castro's demand; that they subscribe to  a forced loan.  Six years ago, A. C. Shaw, C E, now of>  Greenwood,  when' exploring  the,..Hope  mountains for a pass for the V* V.^_& E.-'*  railway happened upon a big formation  that appeared to be mineral bearingYHe"^1  took -v specimens, and an assayer after-  awards told lum that the rock contained " ,  a'little nickel. A month sinceJ JY Ed-' '  wards Leckie, M.E., induced Mr. Shaw '  to  go with  him  to  the  locality, ��� and  Leckie there located ,a mineral claim.  Samples have been sent away for examination, but there is as. yet nothing but " ���  the flimsiest foundation for  the story   '  that a-discovery of nickel has been made.  The Tribune's correspondent had a talk-' .  with Mr.  Shaw on the subject on the"  ���'  16th instant, when it was decided that  /"  until assay results were known, there  was nothing to warrant the assumption  that  the rock  contained  nickel.  It is  hoped that it will be found to do so,  J)Ut_ln_.th-_meantime-no-corresponden-!=-!:i--  with  regard for the reliability of his  news will jump at the conclusion that  it was nickei bearing.  The Situation at .Rossland  ROSSLAND, September 26.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���The recent jump in  Center Star stock, which is now firm *  around 50 cents, although the mine is  now closed down without any immediate  prospects of work being resumed, has  caused a good deal of comment. It Is  stated that director Frecheville went  to Montreal after landing in New York  last week, and that the forward movement of the stock commenced on his  reaching Montreal. In any case, there  is a strong probability that a deal of  some'sort, for'the control of the proporty is under-way, otherwise, tho shares  would not have moved up so rapidly,  under existing circumstances.  Edward Williams, the deportation  commissioner sent here by the Dominion government to c.foice the Alien  Labor Act,,arrived in town last night.  He has been busy all day making inquiries into the local situation, but declined-to make an> statement for publication this; afternoon.  Henry Bratnober is in Spokane today,  but is: expected here again tomorrow,  and Frecheville's advent may happen,  at any. moment, though he is expected  to reach here about Sunday.  Except as mentioned the strike situation remained unchanged today.  3. aid the Penalty for Murder.  GREENBERG, Pennsylvania, 'September 26.���Vassal La Ketch was hanged  in the jail yard at 10:15 this morning  in the presence of about 400 people.  Death resulted from strangulation in 11  minutes. He paid the penalty for the  murder in October, 1900, of paymaster  Hassler of the Southeast Coke Company during an attempted robbery.  An Ambassador and an Cpera Singer.  LONDON, September 26.���The Hamburg-American liner Auguste Victoria,  which sailed for New York from Hamburg today via Southampton tomorrow,  will take among her passengers Andrew  D.. White, United States ambassador to  Germany, and, madam Marcella Sem-  brlch, the opera stager- -': -�����*-��'"    *  ���;'7*i-_  *- i I.     _  . ���tt. I  ".'frp.  .-,*r I $.__-__S__:_'a____i_r  .. _* ��&_p*f-V_C____C.__0__nE___L__ ���_  THE .tfELSON TRIBUNE-FRIDAY MORNING,. SEPTEMBER 27, 1901  5^^,__-��r^rg^^^Sf \fc ^^&��i-S-S-fe-S:St:$:S-%:  __,    -_.*��. *--*��.^ss.*-*.-.**.--*^****^*._&_^<  -^ ^_>.~^^Bi_K3^*B^_-^_-^_:^c--__.  '0'*9'0'*0  <%  -ft  fl.  -ft  -I.  NEW FALL GOODS ARRIVED  ��� The Very Latest Creations in���  Ladies'   Costumes,    Jackets,    Skirts,   Waterproofs,  Japanese Dressing Gowns.  Parisian Blouse Flanels and Wool Delaines, American  Silk and /Satin Waists.  Dress Fabrics (1 suit lengths) in the  newest  shades,  PRICES   RIGHT  71.  to  to  to  to  to  WALL  PAPER  to  to  to  ;���-_  ki  i'l i.  J'-'  I_  H  J  I*;  Thi. is usually the dull  season for Wall Paper.  But to keep it moviug  wo havo made up bundles  of all lots that hava run down in quantity.  Wo place theso on sale at prices that-will certainly nio. o them; original cost has boon quite  lost eight of in making the price. In many of  theso remnants the quantity Is bufllclent for  even a largo room. Tho high standard of our  papers is now -well known and not ofton docs  an opportunity offer to buy such papers at  from S to 121 cents por roll. If not ready to  paper just now anticipate jour fall ..ants.  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. Ltd  NELSON, B. C.  _^S^^^^^^%_S^'_^^_^Y_S^_fe^Si^__.^_5 -"_}_  _^_^'____:__!:__________^*'��***��'���/�����'���  00'0**' 00 ' 00 .00.00 . 0*0'  ���^e:^;  *(>  A.  0.  "���*���,-  Py  ���_.   '  &<"   "  _?.      '  +���*.; '  ;  If. -   4  _Jtr*T -  w  u->r '>  .raS-*.   -���   ���  tFfYc*..   >���  !_j-._.    .  T_--_��,_     .  |^     *  ��������#*.��� i.  ^.ee^^e^c^ 3** * ^^aaa****  .iji^-i..^'^.'  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  __________ *.  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.  W.   F.  TEETZEL  &  CO.���CORNER  OF  Baker    and    Josephine    streets,    Nelson,  v. hole .ale   dealers   in   a3sayer's   supplies.  -Agents   tor  Denver   Fire v Clay   Company,  Denver, Colorado. '  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  '      H. J   EVANS & CO.-BAKER STREET,  Nelson,     wholesale    dealers    in    liquors,  .cigais,   cement,   lire   brick  and  flre   olay,  ...iter  pipe   and   steel   rails,, and  general  col'.ii'..son ___-Chan.._.  .  -     ELECTRICAL'SUPPLIES.  ^_t)OTT__-___r' ELECTRIC SUPPLY &  Construction Company���Wholesalo dealeis  lu telephones, annunciators, bells, Datter-  . ies, eltctiic fixtures and appliances. Houfa-  ton Block, Nelson. .        i          ' FRESH AND SALT MEATS.'1'  y . ���-.  _"ii.,. J  Vrivyr  Mi.; -,  v,��  '/.  >"��"  ' i    "P.   BURNS   ii- CO.���_AKJ3R   STREET,  -.Nelson,   wholesale   dealers* in   fresh,   and  <~eured meats. Cold storage.      .  ;  ..   .x._9A9?.^E^yJZ^Lj^L.  ���.    A.'  JMA<J_>OI-Ai-l.' ic   (JU.���oui.__K,*Oi'  :-.   Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale  ".^grocers  and  aobbers   in  blankets, ..gioves,  . mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and mln-  f   ers' sundries. *��� ,   .      i   .- -' . t  '. X   KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  . ,Ited.���Vernon    street,    Nelson;'   wholesale  'grocers.; \.    �� /   \ ^_s_  JOHN    CHOLDITCH    &    CO.-FRONT  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers:      ,    ���- f  ". 'J..Y^GRIFFIN & CO ���FRONT STREET,  "-'Nelson,,- wholesale dealers in rirovislojis,  "������omed mpats. butter^and eg .-*. ^   /', " ^LIQU.ORS \AND DRY GOODS.   ,  /  C^URNEfr^METON7^;' c6^c7)RNJ-R  'Vornon . and " Josephine^ streets,    Nelson,'  wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  -goods 'A-gents for Pabst Brewing Company  '   of Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Com-  *v pany of Calgary. t    -   |;   "       1 WINES AND CIGARS.     '    ' TcAli-FORNIA WINE COMPANY, LIMI-  ted���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers in wines, case and  bulk, and domestic and'imported cigars.  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WED-  nesday evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. C. J. Clayton,  president; Alex. B. Murray, secretary. __ ;  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each--month at Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS BVERV  Monday evening in the Elliot Block, at 8  o'clock. 'J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161. ���  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES. > .  NELSON LODGE, NO. 2i., A. F. &  A. M. meets second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning' brethren  invited. . , .  NELSON ROYAL ' ARCH CHAPTER  No. 123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday.  Sojourning companions. -invited. Georgo  *")hr~1'     " ~ *-"   ---*-��� ~   ���  go to a member of the iliouse. As The  Tribune urged Ralph Smith's,claims for  the position last fall, Immediately after  the general elections, it is not at all unlikely, using the language of the Coast  ,papers, that the advice'of The Tribune  had considerable weight" with the men  at Ottawa who make cabinet ministers.  Johnstone,  Z.;  W., Matthews, S.  E.  NELSON i AERIE, . NO. 22 F. O. -jE.���  Meets second. and- fourth-.Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Baitlctt,  president;  J.  V.  Morrison,   sec-'  retary. . /- . f,    ',���,,    .   -,��� , ���  KOOTENAY TENT.'NO. 7, IC O. T. J_-i  Regular meetings flrst and third Thursdays of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  ,are cordially invited to attend. Dr. /v..  Rose, R.-K.;'A.-W. Purdy, .Com.; G. A.t  Brown, P. C.    ' - *- .-,        -       ,  ' ���  _   '  CLASSIFIED ADS.  ARTICLES FOR SALE.  SEWING  MACHINES  OF ALL KINDS  for sale or re it at the Old'Curiosity Shop.  ���FOR  RENT.  SIX ROOM COTTAGE AT BALFOUR  to let by the month or for, the season. Immediate possession. Good fishing. Apply  S. W> -Busk, -Kokanee-creek.-Phone 6Sa.'  Or to R. H. Williams, Baker street, Nelson.  FOR SALE.  ��_.C��NA.l"t.   FPR.SALE.   SINGttBS FROM  ?2; females gi.  Addieas P. 0., Kne, B.C      *     .  HELP WANTED.  WhNT.___ -1 FOK PRINTING OFFI-R.'.  yontli who lias had some experience in "cjm-  po-iug loom.   Addiefs "K," tribune offloe.  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.  ARCHITECTS.  *->A   C.  EWART.���ARCHITECT,-ROOM 3,'  . Aberdeen ^Block, Baker Street, Nelson.  CHOP HOUSE.  PIONEER CHOP HOUSE, JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker_street. Nelson. Open day andnight.  "Lunches ���'a" specialty. Picnic and traveling  1 parties supplied on shortest notice.  DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE," PIANOS,   SAFES,   ETC.,  moved  carefully at reasonable lates.  Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone 270, Prosser's sec-  1 ond Hand storo, Ward stieet.   FURNITURE.  - D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., FURNITURE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. _!_. night 'phone No. 207. Next  vnew postollico building, Vernon street,  Nelson. *  ' TEAS.  " W_r~HAV"_j IND___-r~C^*_T_6_.,~AND  i China teas in great variety, choicest quality. We mako a specialty of blending toas  and sell them iu any quantity at lowest  rates.  Kootenay Coffee Company.  JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your taste. Sun cured, S]��ider Leg, Pun  Fired; in bulk or packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.  .-, WANTED-SI ONE MASON.. .SAWYER,  waitress,1 edger for w_wnidi, becoud'eooi., dibh'  .v���_tier_, l.iuudros_   Ne.son Jmiploymont Ageu-  EMPL,OYMENT AGENCIES.  '' vHEL? , FURNISHED-WRITE, TELE-  phone, telegraph or inquiie Western Cana-  ^inDiEmployTm^nt Oflice, , Nelson. Phone  2/0. Storage���I have a large warehouse for  storing household or other goods. H A  Prosser.  WASTED HELP OP ALL KINDS���  .Orders for lLclp_receive_prompt_an__care--  AUi ^fU_ntl0,n' -?' Pur&y> Employment  Agent, Stanley street, Nelson. Telephone  44. P.  O.  Box 682.  ��Jt�� Mzibnng  THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  ��� we  ure  selling  at  30  cents  per  pound  is  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffeo   Company.  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  ~li_JU__-~__I_____-^^  ,We are anxious tol-seciire a few free,milling gold properties at: once. The Prospec-'  tors'   Exchange,  Nelson, :B.   C,  Room* 4,  K. W. C. Block. ���   y'-;: -7xX7, :X-'X.,xxy  GOLD.Y COPPER,; , _3II_VER. LEAD  Klines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, B. C, Room 4, K. W. C. Block.  ^0TiqM:0F^^  TRADES ANDY LABOR UNIONS.  "~^r_r__i__?:ujRioN,: NoT^e^wyirorM^  Bieets in! Miners'���������Union , Hall, northwest  coi ner of Baker, and Stanley streets, every  Satuiday ��� evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members'-welcome. Mi R. Mowat, president; James Wilks, secretary. Union scale  of v. _*ges.for Nelson district per shift: Ma-  -cliine men.J3.50,* hammersmen $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, and other underground laborers $3.  LAUNDR."'   , WORKERS'       UNION.���  Meets  at  Miners'  Union Hall  on  fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  'in. B. Pape; president; A. W. McFee, eec-  retary.     yy"-,'-.}.' '���������'��� Xx". ' -y :..���: '..'X:' " ". ..���'  "barbers'- union, : .NOV.* :._���-, YOF' ..THE  International "Journej-men'-Barbers'* Union  of America, .meets first and third Mondays  of each month in __iners' Union HaU at  18:30  sharp.  Visiting, members invited.  B.  - McMahon, president; J. * H. Matheson, soc-  re__xy-tre__4i__r; 3, .Ci;Grt-rdoer, tecovilsig  25  1  1-2  eo  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  Daily by mail,  one month j  so  Dai y by mail, three months  123  Daily by mail. j,ix months  2 30  Dai y by mail,  one year  Km  Duly by carrier, one month  1 m  Duly by carrier,  three months  2 50  Dally  by carr cr,  six months  500  Daily  by carrier,  one  your iu m  _?Si"..___ y ,by mtt,lJ-  lf-ree months...    5U  Scml-weoky by mail, six months 1 CO  Semi-weekly by  mall,   0110 year  2 OO  Pobtage to Great JBiitaln added.  ADVERTISING   RATES.  Display Advertisements run regularly  per inch  per month       Sinn  If run less than a month, per inch per  insertion     ;.... ,  Classified Ad-j and Log_l NotlC-s","ner  woid for first insertion  ...  For each additional insertion, per  word           *  Wholesale and Business Directory'Ads  (clabsllled), per line per month   Notices of meetings of Fiaternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  permonth     25 1  Address all letters���  THK   TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.   -  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  If the "Vancouver Province would only  print a date on its first page, its exchanges could give it proper credit v. hen  they scissored from its columns. In-the  last issue that reached Nelson, the Province says: ."It is considered extreme-  " ly probable that the portfolio of labor,  " which is now held by Hon. Mr. Mu-  " lock in conjunction with that of post-  " master-general, will be offered'to Mr.  " Ralph   Smith,   M.P.,   for   Vancouver,  " the acknowledged leader of union labor  " in Canada. The new department was  " created last year, and has already be-  " come extremely valuable." The elevation of Ralph Smith to a cabinet position would bring down on his head the  ire of every labor leader in Eastern Canada, for they are extremely jealous of  the standing of the man from British  Columbia. .Were senator Templeman in  the house, the position should eo to him.  Bat as lie is ia tbe senate, it i�� likely to  _.v-\rv-*fC-r-n---w��-*.   a-w*. v_-��_(*,__-i._f*   ������ -*.,.  The New Westminster Columbia says  the government should not do anything  other than routine business until the  legislature meets, as if the gevernment  had been doing even routine work since  the legislature adjourned."lt is just this  neglect of routine work that'has made  the people who have had dealings with  the government distrustful of the whole  lot. j No one of the ministers, .with the  single exception of -Mr. <t Turner, ever  made an effort to do any work; they left  everything to their .subordinates, and  their subordinates wouid not take any  responsibility. The result is, that all the  ministers are discredited. The fault lies  with the head of the government. He neglected his duties as premier to attend  to his duties asr the head of the Dunsmuir coal companies. Were he to reverse  the order, and give.his'personal attention ,to his duties as premier, and leave  the management of his coal companies  if t.     . /  $0  entirely to his subordinates," he would  find his business in six months in .pretty  much the same condition! as the business  of the province is��� today.- James Duns-  ,muir owes as grea"_ a. duty- to the people  as he does to himself. He1 accepted political responsibilities,-and-,he should  not shirk the duties'the'responsibilities  impose. One of his duties is to see that  the business of Uhe province is conducted carefully and economically, and  in order that this result is" obtained, he  imust have-subordinates of capacity." He  %as Wells and Prentice and Eberts left.  ���The. twj. former are lacking in .capacity,  'and the*latter is lacking in everything  except capacity. . If premier 'Dunsmuif  did his duty he'would use'a new broom  in the, parliament buildings,r and ,use  it at once. .'_'.'        r..  '".    ' "Lead, Kindly Light.".    ,   . '  1 The-favorite hymn" of the late president McKinley,  '^Lead,, Kindly Light,"  was composed by cardinal John Henry  Newman,- the   English  theologian  and  author. If is as follows: . " "1    ~ ;  1 - ., *, t  Lead, kindly light, amid the encircling  gloom,.   " '    j  Lead Thou me on.        ��� j-  The .night is dark and I am far from  home, <  -J        Lead Thou me on;     , "*���_    j  Keep Thou my feet, I ao not ask to "see  _The_distant_scene-_one_step-enough-for_  me.        - - .  I was not ever thus, nor prayed .that  Thou . ,  Should'st lead me on; , ,  I loved to choose and see my path; but  , now '  Lead Thou me on.  I  loved  the garish  day, and, spite of'  ' fears. , 1  Pride  ruled   my   will.   Remember not  past years! _  <  So long Thy power has blessed me, sure  it still   u  ^Will lead me on  O'er moor and fen, o'er crag and tor-  .    rent, till '  Tho night is gone,  And with the morn those angel faces  smilo  Wliich I havo loved long since, and lost  awhile!  ���������������___^__ -  An English Protectionist  H.   S. .Foster,  ex-M.   P.  for  Suffolk,  England,   believes at the present time  public opinion is changing in England,  ; and that the Old Country must soon protect   her' own ��� interests    against- ���the  United  States,  German and other for-,  eign powers. The products of the .United  States, he said, should not be admitted  .to   the   English   market   on  the  same  terms as those from Canada. Cobden, he  added, made a mistake in supposing that  free trade was a divine institution. The  people  of England are now anxiously  awaiting the. close of the war, and it  v. ould not be surprising if more drastic  measures were now taken by the military  authorities  since  the  limit  mentioned in lord Kitchener's proclamation  had expired. The masses of the people  are solidly behind the government's war  policy and Mr. Chamberlain has the support of his leaders, his party and the entire British electorate.  /l\   v   We   have   just .received  a large  yk stock of Childrens', Misses' and Ladies'  w{ool shirts, vests and drawers in all  sizes and qualities..; Childrens' and  Ladies' wool combination suits, which  _ 0  9)  we are offering at specially low ppicejs. m  Ladies'   and    Childrens'   Mantles, /��  Jackets, Capes, etc.   Latest up-to-date m  styles. '  9  THE DATE OF OUR MILLINERY OPENING WILL BE  ANNOUNCED  LATTER  '/'  (ft  (..  to  to  to  ���to  to  to  to  to  to 36 Bakep Street, Nelson.  vS-- ��� ���  *al^Liii '** ���'"   * a' J ___' *' -''���- '"- '      �����,���'"'v -���"-"-' ��    '���>���'''      - . , _..  _r*W._S*i��00 * 00. * 00 ��� 00 *.^0 * 00 *00 :00 *00 * 00 *00 ��� 00 *00 ��� 00 *00 *00 *  *___*_____.'_.   ���^���.���^__ ���"*���-������"_'������.__. ��� *"������"���. ���.5_-��� "*���".��� >*.��'^^ ��� >"ik ���'*__ �� ^��_ ���*>__.�� *���__. v*��v     -a. -   _*___  .*-_y__*'__^ __^__^__^__^__^_^^-__^__^_l�� ^'^_at^g5>- Vm ���^^^-^^^���^^^^-^'^-^^���^^���__.>/  ^���^���*^��   *�����_���'*��-_. ���%_-''"<^ ���**-*.��� ^k ���*<-_. -^��_ ���**_. ���'��������-_--__.������-__.���-_*���'--__���     <_._���.       -00-00- 00*00* 00*00' 00* 00* 00*00- 00- 00*007^7^7^0^)'^  a.-  3"  MORRISON ��: GALDWELL  .-*��� 11 - ��� < *.. it-1 -  PROVISIONS  and; produce.  �����.  ito  .*./���  vii*"  ffi.r  ad.  OUR,LEADERS���,   ...  ���tr   The well-kPOwnNewdaleCreameny Butter     '*���  i * In all. Bleed packages andxl-poiind brioka .Y.  * ' *. r. September Selected Ontario Cheese-"  [ '    Choice Matured Canadian Stilton Cheese', t  w','l ' ���>        Fresh Bogustown'Ranch-Eggs       .   ~  Sole Agents for Regal Brand Tea, Coffee and Spices  y.-\ "2. .-1; -     *   1  .Bakep Street,  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  ��  m  AC0MPLETELINE0F  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Doors -  .Windows  Inside Finish  ' loctid and ooast).'  Flooring.'      ;,  looal and ooaaD. ..     '  NeweL Posts1   ,   ,'_  ��.    Stair. Rail    '     .  ^Mouldings  -t 'Shingles   ���*  v Rough and -."  Dressed Lumber  , ,,-"     -nil all felxi _a.    *        . ,  IT WH4T VOV WAKT IS NOT 1ST BXOOI-  "VS-lt Tltil M_KK IT IPOR TOU  OALI. AND QXBT PBICHS,  A. fi. BARROW, A.__U.C._  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Street  P. O., Box 558. TELEPHONJS NO.  E. FERGUSON & GO.  WHOLESALE LIQUORS AND CIGARS.   .  NELSON,"BRITISH COLUMBIA. "  aywan  HALt, AND _AK_! _nt__T_. ^fET_. r��_  ai************Hi************'*.  A COMPLETE LI/.E OF CANADIAN A^D IMPORTED LIQUORS.  Eainer Seattle) Beerlin pints and quarts.    Dogs Head Ale and Stout in  pints and quarts.   Kola Wine, the best Temperanoe drink.  Our Speoial Canadian Eye in 5s and 6a. - -   .  ���Da'Wson's'Perfection-'Scotcli-Whiskeyi Granada pur^Havana Oigars.-"-  Uuion Oigars, a full rangeinprio es.   Cards and Poker Chips.  'Z^^'^^TTT" . . v ,v'   -  Agents Brunswick-Balke Collender Billiard  Tables aiid Supplies.  THESE  HOT DAYS  QUENCH  *  YOUR    "  THIRST WITH  Anheuser-Busch j  Beer, Pabst (Milwaukee Boer. Calgary Boer, Reifi-  trer A_ Oo. Bcor,  Qosuelt Boor, and  Double Jorsoy  ii uttormilk.  NIAKHATTAN  SALOON.  Double Jersny  Buttermilk.  WEST TRANSFER Ci  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager."  J �� "     * J- "- ' T  All Kinds of Teamiflg and.'Tranaf  - ' - Work. 7 > /  Agents for Hard and Solb Coal.   Imperial _  Company.   Washington Brick, _.iino P& M��ni  AUcoal and 1 wood strictly cash o_ dellvorj  TBT-BPnoiMT. ui.   Offioa 184-' Salter Si  R. BEISTEEER & C&  BaaTncRg and BoxrusBa or  .   FINE LAGER BEER,'ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular- delivery to'the trade  o   BREWERY  AT  NELSON  1************9*************  Died in the Home cf an Englishman.  John George Milburn, in whose home  president McKinley died at Buffalo, has  for twenty years been known as one of  the ablest lawyers in the western part  ' of New York state. He was born in the  North   of  England  50  years  ago,  and  started in life as a mechanical engineer.  But the work was not to his taste, and  when he came to America, in 1869, he  soon round an opportunity to study law  in tbe office ot Wake*___�� & Watson. _-_.  Batavia, New York. In 1873, after four  years of preparation,' he passed the bar  examination, but was not permitted to  practice because it was found, that he  had not been In the country long enough  to gain citizenship. His case was taken  up by a number of influential men ot  New York, and a bill was introduced in  the legislature to waive his alienage  and give him the privilege of full citizenship. The introduction of the bill  aroused intense opposition, and after a  protracted storm of anti-British oratory  in the senate, the measure was passed,  and became chapter 7 of the laws of  1874.       -    .  -  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITBD)  .ORNKR OK ' '-- ' ���   HENDRYX AND VERNON BTREETS  BE At ESTATE  AND C  INSURANCE BROKERS  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  ��� - 1��  ings  A-1 White Pin.  Luir-b&r Always in  We' carry a cowple_��, . toek of  Oca.t Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work/8ash and Doors.  Special order work will receive  prompt attention  Porto Sico Lumber Co.ltd.  Agents for Trout Lake Addition,  (Bogustown) Fairview.Addition.  Acreage property, adjoining the park,  And J. _. J. Taylor safes.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time without interest  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.      <  FOR SALE    ,       1  B000 Treasury Shares in the Similkameen Valley Coal Company, Limited.  50,000 Treasury Shares in the Itoy-J  ston Gold Mines, Limited. '  Choice lots in Bogustown.  Properties in all parts of the City.  Apply to  REGINALD J. STEEL  BAKKR STRKKT  HENRY'S, NURSEBIES  APIARY AND GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding out Plants.  Lowest   Prices.  c l  BEE SUPPLIES. aBBDS, FERTILISERS  Agricultural   implements, "fruit   baskets  and   crates, ��� fruit  and   ornamental   trees,  bulbs for fall planting.-  Catalogues Free.  300D Westminster Itnad.  Vancouver  ^9*** *���****.** ****** *****.*$  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  R. McMAHON.  A. B. GARDINER.  BARBER SHOP.  1  Robert McMahon and A. E. Gardiner  have leased tbe barber Shop in the basement of the Madden block, southeast cor J  ner o_ .Baker and Ward .streets, and will  be '.leased to have tha patron___ of their  Mends, J��__t-__j__8 lN_-_a ___ ,___qn*tptfo_,  H. H. PLAYFORD & CO. j  . 9  9  9  9  9  9  Hi  Hi  Hi  CIGAR ?  Hl  til  9  9  9  9  9  9  J*  _r  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  I TOBACCO  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  J P.O. Box637.  _v  AND  MERCHANTS.  Telephone 117.  ITOTIOE TO DELIlTQUElfT CO-OWNEE.  To John-J.  McAndrews or to any uezson  or perbons to whom he may have transferred hi& interest In the Black' Diamond  mineial claim, situate on. the north sidt  of  Bear  creeks about  three  miles  froir  the town of Ymir, lying south of and adjoining the Evennlg* Star mineral claim.  I>1 elson mining-, division of West Kootenaj  district,'  and  recorded  In  the  recorder'-  ofllce for the Nelson mining- division.  Tou and each of you are horeby notlflei  that <I   have   expended   two 'hundred   am  /J.io^-1   .do1 a��s    an^   . twenty-five .  cent,  (5_12.2_)   in   labor  and  improvements  upoi  the above mentioned mineral-claim in ordc  to hold said mineral claim-under the pro  visions of the Mineral Act, and if withli  ninety_days_from-tho-date-of -this-notici  you tail or retuso to contribute vour nor  tion of all such expenditures together wilf  till co^ts of advertising, your interests if  the said claim, will  becomo the proper'!  ot _r'-.e subscriber under bcctlon 4 of an ad  Giititlcd,   "An Act  to  Amend  the Mlnoic  A?.' *19?0' .  ^r , ,. JOHN DEAN..  - Da^ni at Nolson thls llth day of Septenl  ���     TIMBER LEASE JSTOTIOE.  Notice is hereby given that in thlrtl  days we Intend to apply to the chief conf  mlssioner of lands and works for permiJ  slon-.to':cut and carry away timber off-Uif  I. olow described lands situated on Locll  hart, creek, one mile, anu one eighth-easl  from ;Kootenay lake, commencing at a poti  marked northwest corner,^ running can  J_U chains, thenco north 10 .'chains, thencl  oast '120 chains,''. thence south- 40 ��� chalnl  thence- west -20 chains, thence south 1  . cliuins,. thence west 120 chains, thence nortl  40 chains.to place of commencement.',..*". 1  N RLSCN HAW ft*:_J_AN I NO MILLS, Lttl  Nelson. :B. C.. August lfith. 1901.  . Y';;Y';;f':*r; y;,' . 1.0TI0E;,* ,'.���   Y:,  Owir'g t.-1 phan_e in- Thanngement. nil * accouhl  duu'-Miu Horul-Huuie--oiiipany; Ltd:: uiiisb IT  paid to me on or before thi>. 30th day of Sop'cil  be . 1SI01. It 7iot, same will bf> nlored in 1J  hands cf a oollontor. J. FBItiD HUMJIj1  Nol. on, B.C.. Sopt_-mbcr 20lh, 1901. '  ^9-*************-*********^  Telephone 2&5.  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:   Two Doors West C. P. R. Offlgp.  ARTHUR    GEE  j &**********************_$.  w ��� > -  t  Hi  Hi  Hi  _.     LADIE-1' TAniOR B-KKS  Hi       MADE SUITd.        STItKEf KAST.  %  tyER-HAN- TAILOR  -**-*  S^**-****^***^***'*^***^'*  t.  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  _f  NOTICE.  NO 1 ICE is herf by given that I intend to nml  at the _<_..r,_iltmg of tlio Boaid of Licen. e Col  missioners for tho City of -.olson to be he'd  tho expiration nf ihirfcy davs f 1. m tho date hen  for a tianslerof Ih. hetail Ijiquor Licence d.  held hy me for tho premi. kos known  as- ij  Bodcj-a Saloon, situate on the euhb luilf of  nine ("J. tn block onr (1), in the Faid Cily of N  son, to V.'iJlinm Walnif-lry and _.dward C. D:  id-ou, boih of the paid City of Nelbon.  Dated this llth dny of September. 1001.  W. G. ROB1NSO-  Witnes.: K. C. Daviiison.  1T0TI0E.  "Wo beg f0 notify tho merchants ond bu. inJ  men of . cUon t"a,t wo havo pnrchnsed Iho b\J  ni-fesondKood wi!l ot tho Pacific Tiansfer C<)l  pun., which it is our intef.tion of incorporate  with the business of the Nolson Freighting  Transfer Company, we remain yonrs  It. IT. WILLIAMS, 1  Manag. r Nelson V. & T. (  NOTIOE  Notice Is heroby given that I intend I  apply at the next sitting of the board I  license commissioners for the Ci  of Nelson, to be held aftor tho expiratii  of thirty days from the dato hereof, toil  transfer of the retail liquor license nf  held by me as the representative of 1]  John Johnson estate, for the prernif  known a3 the Silver King Hot_I, situato 1  Baker street, in the said City of Nolsd  on lots 7 and 8 in block 10, sub-division 1  lot 95, to M. A. Naismith of the said C|  of Nelson. CAROLINA THELI  -Witness: G. A. THELIN.  Dated this ith day of __3p__n_ber> ISttU I v*  *��?����  THE ITBLSON TRIBUNE,. FRIDAY MO-WING!, ' SEPTEMBER 27, 1901  i, ^\ _  . <_��� IS*  ���v *^*^-?'|  V <k i  BANK OE I0STR1AL  CAPITAL. aU paid UP-���Wg.MO.OOO.OO  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       127.180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal^...President  Hon. George A. _)ru__no_d ���������v--Vico-Prosideut  B-SYClor-stoa General .Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Cornor Baker and   .Cooler ay Stro3t��*.  ^ A. H. aUOHANAN. M__a_or.  Branohos in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all tha principal cities In Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cablo  Trauafoi s. . .       .   _       ,,������.,.  Grant Conimerolal and Travelers' Orodita,  available in any part of tho v.orld.  Drafts Issued, Collections I__de, Eto.  THE CANADIAN  WITH WHICH IB AMALGAMATED  THE BANK OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE: TOP.ONTO.  Paid-up Capital,      -     -     -     $8 000,000  Reserve Fund,      ....  82,000.000  ACCKECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,000,000.  Saving-s Bank Branch  '    OUBKKNT BATS 01" INTEREST PAIS.  THE  NOBILITY OF RUSSIA  Lire Liko Princes.  The immense wealth of the .baroness  V made it possible for her to keep  up the same state in,her household as  bef oie the emancipation of the serfs���  an unusual thing even among the  wealthy nobility '-Her beautiful daughter of sixteen was to marry a nephew of  the princess G������, who belonged to the  Ij imperial family The festivities were almost incessant Lords and ladies  danced in the pavillious or rowed on the  artificial lake every day In immense  rooms tho glitter of gold upon green  baize fascinated the older pleasuie sceic-  eis. Quiet, controlled faces were full  of well-bred composure, but eager, nervous hands showed that the 'stake was  '������ large. In the park more than a thousand peasants from the baron's different  ,cstates, wearing,the costumes which distinguished their places, feasted where  an ox and sheep and pigs were roasted  whole for them, or danced Russian  dances, m which the grandees sometimes joined. '  Among the guests in the palace were  the grand dukes Constantine and Valdi-  mir, and the Naashednix, the present  czar's father. They represented the  emperor and empress, and were accompanied by aides-de-camp.  The hostess gave thirteen dancing  pai ties within two weeks, the ladiesb  sometimes changed ' their dresses five  -times in one evening, in compliment to  the diceient parts of Russia repie&ented  among them. Twelve pages in. their  livery. of light blue and silver flashed  about in service of the fair dames ���*-  The wed&ing   ceremony   was   solemn  and beautiful,- in tho church of th'e estate.    At-ttie doer bf-the palace stood  tho mother of the biidc to gieet her return from the ceiemony with the blessing,'"May you always havo bread and  c_.lt," as she served her from a loaf of  black bread with a' salt cellar in the'  center, as it_is the Russian custom for  l,i   prince   and peasant.    Just at this   dra-  ���-matic moment, a courier'dashed up'with  a telegram* from the czar and czarina,  and'their gifts for the bride, of a mag-  [?    niflcent tiara and necklace of diamonds  Hon. Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  B  E. Walker,  Goneral Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard. Street. _3. O.  Wow York   Oflice. ic 'Exchango   Place.  and b_ Dra'icl.u* m Canada .ind tho  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:    '  Intorest alio .red on doposits.   Present rate  thi eo pei cent.  GRANGE V.. HOLT,^,  Manager Nelson -.ranch.  IMPEBIAL BAM  0_ET    0^.3<r_A_.3D____  _____D  OFBICE. TORONTO.  Capital (paid up)   -   $2,600,000  Rest       -      -      -    $1,850,000  H. 8. HOWLAND President.  I). Ii, WIIiKIJHj General Manager.  E. HAY Inspeotor.  urry up I  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THB   OUBKKNT   BATE   OF   INTEREST  ALLOWED.  RALPH CLARK,  Undertake., Night Call 23S.  I. a. NELSO_T,v  Manager.  Furniture Dealers  , Funeral Directors  and Embalmer  '8  Woi th  Oak   Center   Tables $3 50  Oak  Center Tables      6 00  Oak   CVnter   Tiblos 5 00  Oa_    I.onther    Seat    Fancy  Rocker     4"��  E'm   Folding   T.il le    5 00  Elm   Tolding   Table     6 00  Cane Veranda Chahs    6 00  Cane  Veranda Rockers  6 50  Far  ?2 75  4 30  3 75  . *b  .75  4 25  4 50  4 Tb  The other presents were , already displayed in a beautiful room, but we saw  their splendor through the glass of locked cases���a precaution sui prising to an  English woman. The large swan of  forcemeat was .the only reminder of  Boyar customs at the rather Parisian  feast. Wine was served between each  course, with a ttoast; (.while guests' in  turn left their seats to express their sentiments to biide and groom^ who stood  to receive'them. * \   ,  Prince G 's house in Kharkov, was  of stone, i and with the imperial coat of  arms carved over the entrance, the-  double  headed  eagle,   I  think,  exactly  like that of. the emperor  Prince (3^   had   not'the   wealth 'of  tlie  baroness  V , yet with its  fifty  livened house  servants, grand halls, beautiful" with  malachite, alabaster, jasper, exquisite  mosaics, and lare marbles and paintings,*1  the establishment presented a line and  well ordered .appearance. In the town  (house each person.had a suite of three  rooms.* Every member of the family had  personal attendants. Mine consisted of  a maid and a( coachman; and'because of  the tyrant custom, I must needs have a  flunkey in gorgeous livery to. strut behind ine as I-walked abroad. I had a  coupe with two beautiful horses, and a  tall Aiabian for the saddle, as fine ast  that i of-the princess, was placed at my  disposal. The display of silver and china  at the table* was very elaborate, for  guests of (distinction For the impeiial  family was reserved the gold plate The  higher the rank of the guest, the older  the vintage of the wine With the  French dishes were many excellent ones  which were purely Russian.* Black .bread  was as much relished by the czardas  it was by the,poorest peasant,' and .a  dinner, however- elaborate, was' never  served without jt'. , . <���  Bef oie partaking of'dinner, and immediately, after' 'entering the dinmgrroom,  the gentlemen' conducted the ladies to  a side table on which was laid out the  Sdkoosko.^vaiious kinds of liquors, accompanied by the caviare, sandwiches,  &mokedrherringcut in small pieces and  dressed m oil and vinegar, cheese, radishes and such relishes as are supposed  to create van "appetite for dinner. "Host  and hostess left the" table/at the end  of the meal and stood' near the door,  and guests,' as well as members of the  family, shook hands with them and  thanked them for-their refreshment  "Vocal music - enlivened -the dinner,  though conversation was never interrupted by it, unless national airs moved  patnoiicm to, listening silence, followed  by enthusiastic applause The- singers  wee in a gallery between the large and  small dining-rooms. During the opening  and closing pieces, which weie sacred,  tlie Russians crossed themseives and  thanked God silently, the music taking  the place of audible grace.  One season at the summer palace mv  heart was deeply moved at the trials  aiid son ows of the housekeeper and her  assistants with the Russian breakfast  It was customary for all the household  to take their coffee and rolls according  to their own , sweet .wills���and there  were so many wills. It m-gbt be m  __2_.._PJ_.in_the_biIliai d_room orUhe-nine���  Nelson Branc_.-B.rrns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY1, Manager.  TO    WAKP*    ROOM    Ft'H    OUK    FALL  STOCK OF CARPIiTS ANT. RCJOS .  WILL   GO   AT   COST  TO   CLEAR���BABy   CARRIAGES   AND  GO CAIt'lS  AT  LT-'dS  THaN  COST.  On the construction of tho Arrowhead &  Kootenay railway ln tho Iiardo district.  Highest wages paid  In order to secure men without delay  ordinary labor wilf be paid ?2 25 per day  and axemen $2 50 per day.  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BE SECURED. '  For   further   particulars   apply   to  Nelson .Employment Agencies or to  the  OO * TRACTORS,  REILEY  S-i'C.._.SSOR  TO H. D. ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WOSXEQ  ESPEar KOS-sSH-S-lKC.  Special attention given to ail kinds ot  repairing and custom work from outside  points. Heavy, bolts made. to order on  fj_ar_ notice,  pin court; or in a hall in the garden;  where the choir met for piactice; or  somewhere in the pleasuie grounds, or  on the lake, in fact anvwheie on the  promises, excert in the chinch It was  not unusual for guests to send word to  the housekeeper that they would take  then coffee in tho Rompn pavillion at  the other end of the gardens, certainly  more than three vorsts from the house  Frequently the gon>; sounded for lunch-  oon before all had received their coffee,,  though all the morning di.tiacted servants had been i mining in every direction, with their bright silver or coppei  coffeo pots, scalded cream, and so forth.  Everything must bo served hot, or it  was returned without scruple I proposed to the princess that an English  breakfast should be instituted. She  laughongly discredited tho practicability or possibility of the thing, but gave  me full permission to try-it. Then followed many and long consultations  with the butler and housekeeper, who  had never heard of such a thing, and  thought I was getting them into fine  trouble. It was at last announced at dinner timo that an English breakfast  would be served e.ery morning at nine  o'clock in the small dining room. It  was a success. No more coffee in the ro-,  mantic regions of the lake for that season, at least, and the wearv servants'  were quite ready to set my image, up as  an icon, at the earliest opportunity.  In a bright, pleasant room the  princess always kept twelve girls engaged in most delicate embroidery. One  thought of Penelope and her maidens,  as they sang sweet Russian songs and  plied their swift needles. But this Penelope did not work with them, but wore  their dainty stitches on her own apparel, which was of such exquisite fineness that she could draw one of her  linen garments through her wedding  ring. They were busy, too, upon the  trousseau of Vava, winch had been in  progress since her birth or,.baptism.. ;;  The summer palace of the.G .. swas;  about thirty versts from the town house,.  and much finer and larger. Bach mem-1  her of the family had here a suit of  five rooms. Large drays could drive directly through, the wine cellars under  the house. The gardens had the beauty  of a dreaih, with little Greek temples  here and there, and an artificial. lake,  with cascades* amid greenery, made by  a succession of steps. There were fujlyj  five,versts, of flowersY cared for'by  thirty such pretty Bussian peasant girls,  wearing bright kerchiefs on their heads,  and their beautiful' blonde hair in 'a  Gretchen braid often reaching the  knees. The simple crash dress, made  like a chemise, showed such unconscious  grace and beauty, even in- their bare"  feet.  A pretty and unique summer dining'  hall in the park' had white marble walls,  arranged the, whole length with nitches,  in which grew delicate ferns luxuriantly, giving out a faint thymy sweetness. Branches of overhanging trees,  interlaced with festoons*of living vines,  made" the ceiling, and cast loving, flickering shadows on the tiled floor of cool  .green and white. Plashing, jeweled,  limpid water of fountains added to the  delicious coolness, and freshened the-  leaves of lilies in their clear, trembling  depths. The loveliest room in the summer palace was copied in pink and white  mai hie/ from one m the Alhambra���a  fountain "of perfumed water in the center, and soft silken cushions all about it.  The twenty-first birthday of Sergius,  the oldest son, saw Russian festivity at  its height. ^ Two hundred thousand Japanese lanterns'made a fairyland of park  and gardens.1 The glass-covered orang-"  ery was cleared for dancing.' A large  hall was-arranged ,for theatricals. The  green-baize tables'glittered'with gold,  and had always their eager'devotees. <  " .The fete is like a splendid, bewildering dream in. my. memory; everywhere  the bonny heir,- with His manly grace,-  the hero of the hour. I,like to think of  lum in his picturesque hunting coi-  tume, something 'like*the old Norser  'dress; "broad-brimmed hat with long  plume many-butto'ned ' waistcoat, -and  dark green doublet, 'the high-toppe'd  boots rolled over jauntily, and not quite,  reaching the iull breeches. His trained  hawks land' falcons added' to*'the" beauty  of the start for the chase.'with other  young nobles as picturesque in' dress as,  heY        , ", - t       ' r  The-Russian'horn music, entrancing  when near, m the distance faint and far,  made one feel that the god-Pan had ta-_  ken possession >of the woods and filled'  them with divine silvery 'music. There  were,often^twenty or thirty horns,-each  producing one tone, and varying like  the pipes of an organ, fine ofi them  sounded only-; .C, another ,���. every 'D*  throughout the.tune, etc. The peasants  play very skillfully, each one giving his  note with the greatest accuracy, [So ithat  tones of the different horns seem, to  proceed fiom one^instrument, and piano  and 'crescendo are marked with" exquisite effect.,  -*   "';"���     ''"-1 J*<  In Oriental manner the younger members of the household looked for 'Jex^  pected guests from the housetops;  clouds of dust proclaimedtheir approach  m carnages:u * '  -  -      ���   ���   ��� *- / i  The Countess Was Eccentric  The   famous   pearl   necklace,, of the  countess   Castijgfhone,   which   has   just  been sold by auction to a French jewel1  m  We are Waiting for You, and will  Give You "White Treatment."  You never hear of otir customers kicking. Not much! They all get "White Treatment"���  big and little alike���that's why. The man we have never seen, who sends his orders' by mail, is  served with the same satisfaction as the man who buys over the counter. The"Best in the  House" goes out on "moraoj ,if the, customer orders "The Best in the,House." We're not afraid  of losing outright sales between the going out and coming hack of the goods. > You don't have.  to send a doztjn times before the right thing is delivered. Our stock of Watches, and Diamonds  is so large 'that goods out 6n "memo" don't handicap us once in a dog's age. Ought to be pretty  good people to deal ���with, don't you think? . *,  ".31  - <_-.$l  ���� /*_-  :��. - -vr!  *.      h ' il  C\,; _j.-Ji-f|  j" rz^K  v .  .ft.      .frl  '-���.���s_yt&l  _r___' ���.*��� '*i�� ��������� v.-I  'V" ?fl"3$_*.|  to  T * 1 , -*. ' ��� ��� " -f * -   ____--J .r_"= v. _-M  m .Elgin and Waltham Watches, all manner of.Cases, and Diamonds. VA big and, wisely- chosen assortment^��v4%|l  ��.V VW  X_7n.fr.li    ...nr.    .TflW fll. vi 'T_flT��B,rftnonf.   l._.._,    ���.. '"^7 .-.-_.. 1__.^        "   "T_^k __1 - -_       -     Tllg, JfiWplpp ^f *J^X^^'  t,Nelsoh'iSB.cI^S��  j ��i ry   t ���^*      ,   : *_____m_,y��>-J?.*__>, *  Our Watch and Jewelry] Department have no  equal in B. O. All work guaranteed. Mail orders  receive 'our prompt and carbful attention.  ^&&&&&&&&Z0&&&&&&&.&        >^>^^^^^^^^_^:<a_^________s__��-^-^.w>i:   *   1      -_" '  ���> ���''���'. '   '*%.     ~    ^'   ^-       ,--   ^*r. ^^*0\,'tSC  ��� nr�� ���*.*-&l  a .year and a half- and followed Louis  Bernstein, an Anarchist, to New York.  Since-then she has had many partners,-  disregard of the marriage.tie being part  Jof her doctrine. Assuming the'name of  Goldman she joined an Anarchistic'  'group-known as the Pioneers of Liberty. *  Her language wa^ so violent that they  expelled' her. She associated herself,  later with the' German Anarchists," arid  wrote 'signed -articles for Der Freheit,(  John Most's paper. She quarrelled with-1  Most, and, on December 18th,'.1892,,  lashed him with a whip as he wasa about  to speak in-Oda Fellows' hall in New,  York. She was arrested for inciting to  -riot in 1883,,.and served a year's terin  on. Black..ell's Island. While there she  began to study'medicine, and, upon her,  release, wen. to Vienna, where she'took  ,a course in massage and midwifery.  Sincek her return'to America shet ;hds  mado her living by speaking.        j    j ������  ry dealer for ?S*_,300, is one of the most  beautiful things (of its Kind in existence  The piece consists of 279 pearls, which  are threadea on five strings Each sti ing  was put up separately and knocked  - down���to-difterent���bids _Grunberg__oi  Paris, succeeded in seeming all'of them,  tlu*&**givmg him possession of the beautiful necklace in its entirety The countess was an eccentnc character. To punr  ish France for becoming a republic she  shut hei self up in her house and never  let the light of day shine on her, contenting herself with candles and gas.  At the same time she abolished mirrors  from hei apartments, and thus spaied  herself the pain of looking at her face  as it aged. She was immensely rich*,     j  Was Born in Eussia.  Emma Goldman, from whom Czolgosz says he received the impulse to mui-  der president McKinley, is about 35  years old. the daughter of a Russian  tailor. Without education, sho was  bi ought up in a" hot bed of Anarchy  near Koona, in Russia. She came to the  United States seventeen years ago, and  married a man of the name of Gruen-  ebaum, with whom she lived in Rochester, New York. She deserted him after  '.<^The Senat'e^and the Presidency. ,  It is^ aS'dffiicult-Jfor a United States'  senator ftd1,"'become' '^president of' th'e  United States ,as ,_t is for an editor of  a>newspaper to hold,any elective office  for. any length'of'time. t     y    Zt  r It 'is' a curious feature of United States'  politics that no one .actually holding a  ��� senatorial position has evervbeen elected  N president,1 -though the _enate is a very  _good> place in'-which to make a' reputation "that,puts* one into the ranks of'  ^presidential* aspirants.'The, list of senators wlio attained Jthat rank and yet  failed  to' reach "the"--coveted  prize includes  the *- names  of Burr,   Crawford,  'Webster,  Calhoun,  Clay, 'Cass,  Dallas,  'Douglas,  Thurman/ /Hendricks.   Blaine,  'Sherman,   Conkling,   Cameron,��� Logan,  Edmunds,  and'Bayard. A"'considerable  number  of  presidents  have  served* in  the ..senatevbefore"being elected to.the  presidency:   '.        *   \     ��� -"' !  James Munroe was senator previous  to 1800, and was_not elected .president  until 1816. John Qumcy, Adams was a  senator from 1803 until 1809; but he was  not chosen president until'1835. Andrew  Jackson was senator from Tennessee  fiom 1823 to 1825, and was elected president m 1828. Martin Van Buren was  senator from 1821 to 1828, and was elec-  -ted president in 1836. .William Henry  J-Iarnson was a senator* from Ohio  'from 1825 to 1828, but was not chosen  president until 1840. John Tyler was  senator from Vuginia from 1827 to 1836,  he was elected . ice-president in 1840,  and succeeded to the presidency on the  death of;Hai*rison. Franklin. Pierce was  a senator from New Hampshire from  1837_to_1842,_but_was_uot_elected..presi-  dont until 1852. James Buchanan was  senator from Pennsylvania from 1834  l;o-1845, and was elected president in  1S56 Andrew Johnson was a senator  from Tennessee fiom 1857 to 1863; he  was elected vice-president in 1864, and  succeeeded to the presidency upon the  death-of Lincoln, in April, 1865. Garfield became president on the day he  would have taken his seat in the senate. Benjamin Harrison's one term in  the senate expired March 4th, 1887, just  two yeais before he was inaugurated as  president.  OFFICE: BAKER STP,EET WEST, KELSOfi, Et. C.  GARBLE, BUILDING STGNE,  BR1CX MD LIJVIE . . .  ' ���-   The   Mansfield ' Manufacturing., CompaiiyY.  halve'the aboye" mentioned .building materials;,,  for sale at reasonable'prices.'   Special ;quota--^  > tions  to  builders^ and 'contractors fori large-.i?  borders    "   \. -    "^   ;'J'^  "���   \     "*"\*f��  DEpS BY MAIL jPROMPTLY ATTENDED TO  HOTEL  KOOTENAY  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffae Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffae  ************************'  Wo are .flaring at lowest prices the best  grades ot Ceylon, India, China and Jatura  Teas. <,  Our Bos., Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound 9 10  Mocha and Java Blond, 3 pounds  1 00  Choice Blend Coffoo, 4 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, B pounds'.  1 00  Rio Blond Coffee, 6 pounds.  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Tea, per pound SO  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  ���'  KOOTEMAY COFFEE GO.  Telephone 177.  P. O. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  BAKER   STREET,   NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heated with Hot Air.  Largo comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms, for commercial men.  RATES 82 PER DAY  IV|rs. E. G. Clarke, Prop.  Late of the Royal Hotel, Calgary  Itladden House SZTS^T  The only hotel in Nelson that has remained under one management since 1.90  The bed-roomc ���r. -well furnished and  lighted by electric-...  The bar Is always et.e_.ea ny tbe best  domestic and imported liquors and cigars.  THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  _*.-_.iy., ��f  G,re?nwooa.' 22nd'October,'7l90i,  Civil and criminal. .���._,'���"-'_.   .ji-i,'-/4  l4^r?&  Civil and criminal. ��� <{ j-"~ <~"?"'4{���^-hl%$&pp  , Citv of Nanaimo, 3rd December, <_)Q_$ !* **"���*<*���  CKil and criminal. t , ��� ���   _.>.,.���"���-'.-*  1 By' command-" ���**  J. D.  Provincial  In the county court pt Kootenay .holden ^.^Pl  at Nelsoh, In the,matter of the-estate."' ?Z?lM_\  tl e* city of Nelson,  deceased intostatet J^.% i%g|  Notice is hereby givn that by an order,fZ *H*M  22nd day uof -August, A. D l_01.. Clas T> TkZ V.$_  Swan&on was, appointed ,administrator ot'^ y.*Tm  the porsonal estate and effects of said do-"'-- _J_r_5'  ceased Notice.is also heroby given that all',' ^vtfe  persons having i claims against the said '' '.''M;  deceased are requited withm thnty days <* ''''"Is.  of the date hereof to torward -them with- ZZ'JMr  full paitlculars duly verified by statutory , Y^M:  declai ation ���- to the said Aadministrator aV J'J. &M>  Nelson aforesaid , * ,'   .����� 'S*S��|  And notice is also hereby given that after \ rhi^W*  such   ast mentioned date said adminfstra-*^  VM-f  tor will proceed to dls,trlbute the assets of    "1 SwG  the said deceased according to law without  '-! '��  rpirnrrl    t-n   n,t\r   ^   ..m.    r..   ...i.i_-_.    _-    _���._,...   >_  .j.I.J-_=t  regard   to  any  claims   of  which  ho  shall  then not h���.o received notice  Dated this 29th day of August, A.-'D. 1901  EL.aOT &s LENNIE,   Solicitors  for  the  Administrator  OEETIFIOATE   OF  IMPEOTEMENTS  NOTICE-CITY MINERAL' CLAIM.  .Situate in the Nelson Mining Division of  - West  Kootenay  District.      '  '   t -  Where located About one mile south of  ��NeIson  "Take notice that I, Wiliam John Goepel,        ' V$��?  Fiee Miners Certificate No   60,500,  Intend ;.����  ri (1_>f ..       _I    . . . r>      ft   *_ ___       11..       .1.  J   _       1.     .  _��� .     ' ^        1.*,  .*_.   _r  '<<(. w  *���! **'<����  '���WjSL.  *^*"'^. I  1'-SSL  ���.'��4.l  TREMONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET. NKLSON  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated Dy Steam 26 Cents to S1  urns & Co.  .   HOTEL   ROSSLAND.  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house.in town. House and furniture new  and first class., in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board,?5 to ?6* per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN. Proprietor.  SLOGAN JUNOTiOJ. HOTEL  J. H. McMANUS, Manager.  ., Bar. stocked -with >best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on .draught;. Large ',  comfortable rooms. First ola��s t_b_s b____.  Hbad Ofpior AT '  NELSON, B. 0.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Ne-.  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver. *  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALT. KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  ���WHOLESALE AND RKTAII.  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  Kb'sggE?, E.j C. TRAVES, Manager  -.;-ZZ_, .OKDEHS BY MAIl. MSCKIVE PIWMPT ATrENTION.  sixtv d.ivs fiom the datf hereof, to aiiplv  to the Mining Recorder for a Cei tihcite of  ImiJioveincnib foi thc'iiuipose of obtaining a Ciown Giai.t of the above claim  And further take notice that action under section _7, must bo commenced before  the issuance of such Certilicate of Im-  provementq -_-. - -    Dated this 10th day of August, A. D.  1901 AV.   J    GOJ-PBIi  OEETIPIOATE   OF   LuTKOVEMENTS.  NOlUCi-���TliJ_ UHAAH'IUN MlN__K^_l_  claim, _ltuate ia the Nol_on mining division of West Kootonay district U hero  located. On Forty-nine cieek about 2'_)  yaid<* fiom hydraulic dam Take notice  that 1. D W Matthews, icting as agent  tor Henry Samuel Crotty, free miners  certillcate Ko b.S,970, Intend, sixty davs  from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of impiove-  ments for the purpose of obtaining a  eiovyn grant of the above claim And  futthor take notice that action, under section Si, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of Improvements.  r>sitr>rt  thin 1 .th rtnv of .Tulr.  A   T)   1.01  OERTIPIOATE  OP  IMPROVEMENTS.  Tiger, Kitchener and Last Chance mineral claims, situate in tho Nelson mining  division of West Kootenay district. Where  located: On Morning mountain on the east  side of Sandy creek about one mile from  the Kootenay river. Take notice that I.  R. Smith, free miner's certificate _5,76_b.  acting as agent for A Thorn, free miner's  certilicate 55,G70h, Henry E. Hammond,  free miner's certificate 55,6_)b, and An-  nandalc D Grieve, free miner's certificate  55,__>b, cintend sixty davs from the dato  hareof to apply to tho mining recorder  for a certificate of improvements, for the  purposo o- obtaining a crown grant of the  above claim. And further tako notice that  action, under section. 37, nuit be commenced beforo the Issuance of such certificate of improvements. R. SMITH.  Dated this _5th day of July, A. D   19_L  CERTIFICATE   OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICD���NELSON MINERAL CLAIM  situate in the Nelbon Mining Division of  West  Kootenay  District.  Where located' About ono mile south of  Nelson.  Take notice that I, John Paterson.  Free Mirier s Certificate No 50.727. Intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Cro_n Grant of the abo^e claim  And further take notice that action, undor section 37, must bo commenced before  the Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated this lGth day of August A. D  1901 JOHN   PATERSON.  CERTIFICATE   OF' IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE. ��� MONUMENT MINERAL  claim, situate in the Nelson mining division of Wect Kootenay district. Whero located: At the head of Grohman creek on  Grohman mountain. Take notice that 1,  J. M. McGregor, acting as agent for Steve  Hawkins, free miner's certificate No.  b50,435, and Louis Strand, free miner's certificate No. b37,293, intend sixty, days from  the date hereof, to apply to the mining*recorder for a certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant  that action under section _.; must be com-  that action, unded section 37, must.be commenced before the issuance of Buch.certificate of Improvements. -i'    ,  J. M. __J-a__B(_OB- * -  Dated this U__ day. oC Au��___v_i_L. *?.;__  V.L'-.  ���*Hi_.  - >?l  -���site  4  ''jXifl  *'&\  j' At  Vjrl  IM f  *f\ *__*�� *_wr,_hnsfc-fcs*v^/V .to _�����___*_.  ^^^S^SB^vKt^rsSagsi^SSe  PURSES  THE dollar you "mako" is no bigger or better  than the dollar yon "save " "We do not MAKE  dollur-, but ,\ e can SAVE thera for you by dealing  ���with us. Begin the light way and invest in one of  our fine PUESES. Our goods are all new and our  prices the lowest.    No trouble to show .them.  W. F. Teetzel & Go.  CTOHIA BLOCK NELSON, B. C.  THE JtfELSOJS.   TRIBUNE, FRIDAY  MORNING,  SEPTEMBER  27   1901  - ���!__  PURSES  p.  ���j%^ ���  _>��*?  fy.  Having added to ray stock a large  range of Youth's Boy's and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offsr  to the public the best variety of -these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers wiU do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  CITY AND DISTRICT.  John Elstone, a native of Woodstock,  Ontario, and a man well up in years,  called upou the civic authorities for assistance. ,He has a son in Wallace,  Idaho, where he was anxious to go. He  was provided with his fare as far as  Northport.  The Cranbrook fair is proving a drawing card with the people of Nelson. A  goodly number left on the steamer to  take in the opening day and the accommodation bf the steamer was taxed to  its utmost last evening to carry those  who loft to be on hand at the s-how for  the horse racing events.  " Joseph Vogel, the man confined in  the provincial jail in this city, will  leave this morning for New Westminster  in charge of constable Spain of Clayo-  quot. During the past few days Vogel  has been under the impression that the  jail officials have been trying to poison  him, which is the only symptom of in-  saity he has developed since his incarceration.  217 ana 219  Baker Street -  J. A. GILKER  ��� *<_5__. _*-SAB* ���**��� ^-5��-fSL._5L_S__ __.  i'_v. _a<  **��������_-  e&^.^^e^^^.^^^^^^^^.  The case of Paul Nipou vs. the Jenckes  Machine Company will come to trial  at the approaching session of the county  court. This is an action in which the  Nelson laundry man is suing the  Jenckes Machine Company for damages,  resulting, as the plaintiff claims, in the  action of the defendant in supplying a  second-hand engine in the place of a  first-class engine as ordered.-  The familiar case of Genelle'vs. Fox  has been settled. This case has been in  the court since 1899, and was originally  an action for a lumber bill in "which the  plaintiff secured a judgment for $400.  As an offset to this Pox put in a counter  claim, and as the result of the settlement arrived at yesterday Fox not only  got rid of the judgment of $400, but secured ��150 on his counter claim, as well  as costs which were taxed at $135. The  terms of the settlement,'while in the nature of a compromise, are very much  in favor of the defendant Fox.  - /-Now is your time to get  must dispose of them all this month  a bargain  in   these 'lines  If you , want.,  ���'both, of-"these, lines the price won't hinder .you.  as  one  we  or  Edward McGregor, the* city pound-  keaper, came across a couple-of'Chinamen who were violating the city bylaw,  which prohibits the carrying of swill  through the streets of the city.'He at-  ' tempted to bring .the'Chinamen to the  city hall for the purpose of securing  their attendance in the police court,"but  one of the Chinamen gave( him the slip  and the other put up so good a defense'  that it was necessary to call the police  to the assistance 'of the poundkeeper.'  The Chinamen afterwards professed ig-  '.norance of the by-law and were allowed  .their liberty with a .warning.  , The Stewart .-Brothers,"owners of the  .property which was supposed to belong  to the Noonday-Curly Mining Company,  have another*-lawsuit on their hands  which will come up at the approaching  session of the county court, This is in  ���the nature of an action .to enforce a  mechanic's lien which has been ' filed  against the Noonday-Curly property by  a numher of men who were employed on  the property on' development. The plaintiffs in the case are Ed Smith, Charles  Fihdlay, Alfred Thompson, Donald McDonald, Ed Andreen, William' Thompson,' Thomas Carley and Archie Mc-  Donpjd. and the total amount of their  claims fer V. ftges is $1540.75.  Plate  group   of  fourteen   claims.   This  property was secured some three years  ago by an American syndicate, the head  of which was generally conceded to be  the  late  Marcus  Daly.   The  owners  of  the property have been represented by  M.  K.  Rogers,  and  since the property  has been acquired it is said that over  a quarter of a million dollars have been  expended in its development. Just what  the owners of the property have is more  or less, a mystery, but common report  has it that they have a large body of  ore which will yield very large values  in gold. The ledge, which is said to be  40- feet wide, has been tapped at a depth  of 800 feet and considerable drifting on  the vein at this depth has been done.  The ledge carries arsenical iron in which  there are remarkably high gold values.  In the course of development considerable quantities of ore have been sacked  and are now ready for shipment, which  it is said will run high in gold values.  The outlet for this company is via Penticton,   and   to   facilitate  shipments  a  wagon road   has  been  built  from the  mine   to   Penticton,   a   distance   of  26  miles.  This road is said to have cost  $16,000,   of  which   the  owners   of  the  Nickel   Plate "contributed   $10,000.   The  Nickel  Plate, ��� however,  is  but one of  other   properties   that   are   undergoing  development in the immediate vicinity  of Carnegie. In the, Uniman camp, five  miles from the' townsite, W. H. Bullock-  Webster of this city has a crew of men  at work. He is reported to have large  bodies of copper and magnetite carrying free gold. Work is also being performed on Pearson mountain, Red mountain, and Rierdon mountain," all of which  are tributary to the Carnegie townsite.  Mr. Meikeljohn says that the townsite  will be a sure winner if the surrounding  district turns out anything like it promises to. He says it is a,big district and  although  very  little  has  beeen  heard  concerning it the people who have done  the most work.in it appear to be the  best,satisfied.  NELSON, B.C.  H  KASLO, B.C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C,  VERS & CO  TO SPORTSMEN:  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  _   Blowers,   Exhausters,   Hand   Shaft  Pumps,  Pipe and  Fittings Steam  Packine  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., TruaxOre Car *  Leather  s, Canton Steel.  and  AT THE HOTELS.  PHAIR���Mrs. Russell Allen, Kaslo;  Mrs. E. H. Smith, Winnipeg; Henry  Roy, Rossland; A. E. Payne, Toronto;  Otto Manhart, Vancouver; Mrs. Fraser,  Stratford; J. A. Macdonald, Rossland;  R.. L. Ford, Spokane; L. Norris, Vernon; F. L. Christie, Sandon; J. Jackins-  ville and S. J. Sampson, Quebec; J. C.  Drewry, Rossland; Charles Cort, Spokane.  ' GRAND CENTRAL���H. W. Holling,  San Francisco; Ike Lewis, Sanca; Ed  McAllister and e. McPhee, Macleod;  J. M. Reynolds, Ymir; W. C. Lewis,  Ymir;- G. Nelson, Northport; W. J.  Bulger, Nakusp.  IF THIS DOESN'T BRING YO  YOU'RE  OUT  OP TOWN.  OURG  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE  Imoorters and Dealers In Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  co:  :IF TOU WANT A PERFECT CUP OF TEA USE  THE FAMOUS CEYLON    ���  , For Purity and Flavor it is Unsurpassed  Retails at 40, 50 and 60'" cents, per pound  Packed expressly for  Wm.   Hunter   &  Co.  COMEOTII.G ST0BES AT  Silverton, Three Forks, Alamo and Phoenix  :__-__a_nx_gx���i..-TTTTmTTTT.Tn_____xixr_-:ra^  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4, K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. O.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Kxchange.  Free Milling Gold Properties wanted at once for Bastet-n Investors.  ��        Parties having mining property for salo are roquested to send samplos of thoir oro to tho  B  ^Q*l\*elZl?!��l���\?��Mr �� dcalte to hear ltrom a" Prospectors who havo promising wtaeral  _n  B  The case of Misha... _5(tt_ni'vs. the  Western Canada Insurance Company,  which, was adjourned from the last session of the'county court, will come up  again. '*at the session which opens on  the 14th ,of'December, against disability in.the company of the defendants,  and on the'_4th"p�� the same month had  the'misfortune to break his hand.. He  put in'a.claim for $56, whioh the defendant' company refused to honor,-��� and  tho present suit 'is to recover this amount. It' is understood that the defense  ofthe company is that the man who  took the application of the plaintiff for  insurance in the company was not duly  _accredited���-rand_.that_thereforo-the.com--  pany is" not responsible for the ol^im.    ,  Herbert Green, the Grand Forks man  arrested  at Robson the other evening  upon the charge of obtaining goods'under false pretenses,, was set at liberty  last evening upon paying to the Grand  Porks police officer the sum of $21, being the amount of the board bill which  he owed when he left Grand Forks. Although the flrst information was to the  effect that Green was wanted for receiving goods upon false pretenses, it turned  out that the warrant as finally issued  simply charged him with vagrancy. Just  how a man charged with vagrancy could  secure hjs liberty by paying a board bill  Js a matter upgn y/hiQh the local police  officers are not a.t a"l cleqr, qreqij has  left for hfs home at Higir River. "He has  some cattle there which it is snid he will  convert  into  cash  and  return  to this  city to institute' proceedings for damages against the men who were responsible for his arrest.  , . Mining Becords.  Certificates'of "work nave been issued  to J. Philbert, on the Alamo; J. Campbell, on the Shamrock; T. O. Skatbo, on  the Gold Coin; and Harry Rippin, on  the Crumlin.,  The * new ��� locations   recorded   were:  Jessie,- on the head of Hall,creek, by  Allie'Miswald; Queen, seven and a half  miles  southeast of   Salmo,   on   Sheep  creek,   by-John  A.  Benson;   King,  on'  Sheep creek, seven   and   a   half   miles  southeast.of Salmo, by Chris Willis; Gold  Reef,-on-the. ,west side of Sheep creek,  about two "miles northeast of Yellowstone,  by M. ,L., Fennell;   Gold Plate,  between   Sheep  and  Wolf creeks,  two  miles    east .of   .the   Yellowstone,    by  Thomas.Bennett; Gold Cup, in the same  vicinity, by W.' J. Beaven; Rose Quartz,  between the middle and south fork of  Sheep .jcreek, three and a half "miles east  of .the:Yellowstone, by Thomas Bennett.  .Two" bills "of sale were recorded.  In  one Thomas  G.  Prittie  transferred to  'Archibald'B.."Campbell, a one-half interest in the-Log Cabin mineral claim,  situate  between' Mountain  Siding 'and  Anderson.' creek. .In < the   other' John  Campbell .transferred to John Paterson  of Nelson, a one-third interest in the  Nelson  mineral  claim,  one mile south  of the city of Nelson. ,"' '        '  HUME���Hugh Gilmour, Vancouver;  T. Loyd Edmonson, Montreal; J. W.  Richie, Kaslo; Miss MeLeod, Kaslo; A.  F. McMillan, Spokane; D. W. Moore  Trail; Chas. Of, Enterprise.  Shall   stand  would rather  for  W.  we   anl  QUEEN'S-H. W.- Peppin, Marcus;  Mrs. Louisa Gomm and Miss Mary  Gomm, Savannah, Georgia; Julius Peterson, Trail.  TREMONT���D. Laskey, Robson; Joe  Chipman, "-Forty-nine creek; J.. Turner  Cranbrook.'  NELSON���A.  McDonald,   Spokane.  as a   record-breaker   tor   time   to   come  count   dollars   than  goods.    Therefore  going- to trade everything for dollars   that   we   possibly   can  That is why our stock of Clothing and   Gents' Furnishing  are going to be sold at such low prices.  These prices- show the extent of the reductions :  * ' Mens' Tweed Pants, worth $3.00 for $2.50.  Mens' Worsted Pants, worth $4.00 for $2.75.  Mens' Blue Beaver Overcoats, worth $12 for $8.  Mens' Grey Tweed Overcoats, worth $12.50 for $8.50.  Mens' Serge and   Tweed   Suits,   former  price   $14  now $9.50 and $10. 0  $16,  and  1 ��� Sentenced Passed on Czolgosz. ���'"  " BUFFALO",. 'September 26.-*-Czolgosz,  the assassin of president McKinley, was  this afternoon sentenced to be electrocuted in Auburn' state prison in the week  beginning October 28th. Before sentence  was pronounced the assassin evinced a  desire to speak, but he eoiiJd _tot get his  voice above a whisper, and his'counsel  repeated the words to the court. ''There  was no one else but me," said Czolgosz.  'No one else told me to do i.,~and no  tone paid me to do it I was not told  anything about the crime, and I never  thought anything? _ fcout tb .t until a few  days before I coin... .tefl the  .rime,"  Sifton Murder Trial.  LONDON, September 26.���In the SifT  ton**triartodajTRevrCooper, Methodist"  minister,  said that Gerald  Sifton ,had  MONTREAL,   September   26. ��� The  Street Railway Company has agreed to  meet the railroad committee of the-city  council, and if a satisfactory agreement  can be reached will,reduce fares.    At  present the company sells six and eight  tickets for a quarter.    In case of a reduction eight.and .ten! will   be   given.  .Judge Pagnuelo "today dismissed the injunction   taken    out   to - prevent    the  awarding of  the  contract  for electric  lighting,the.streets to ,the Royal Electric Company.  ..' TORONTO, September 26.���Delirious  from typhoid, Fred Cochman jumped  from a third-story, window at 296  Phoebe street today and. received injuries from which he died half an, hour  later.  TORONTO, September '26.���A large  deppsit of iron ore has been discovered  24'miles north of Sault Ste Marie. Development work is to be done on a large  scale at once  . KINGSTON,' September ' 26.���Principal Grant's, condition continues to shovf  improvement.' - Archbishop Gauthier  daily calls at the hospital to make enquiries.''  See our Mackinaw Coats at $3.50 usually sold for $5!  7 lb. Canadian Grey Blankets now $2, worth .$3.50. ^  All Rubber goods at cost. " " .  A personal inspection will convince'you.  BAKER STREET,  NELSON  mmm  .  lulms ln Britibh Columbia.  Prospectors and mining men aro requested to make tho Exchange tholr headquarters whon  {*        All samples should be sent by express, Prepaid  5        Address all communications to  fj Telephone  10_  0 P. O. Box 700  Correspondence solicited.  ANDREW  F.  ROSENBERGER,  Nelson, B. C.  Ban 1��tiiTiii___[_iixgrriii��i__i___^_i__t__n!zi_rt_i_tr_ir_ir___jxTirxi; n___n________r___-ixxi_iz_-xx____:_!  WORKS  ROSSIwAIVD   BIVa__N__2_3R__NC_  CUN1_IFF__  & MeMILLAN  Founders,  Boilermakers  and Machinists.  ORE OARS, skips, capreo, ore bin doors, chutes and (?cnoml wrought iron work. Onr oro cars aro  ���-.  the beet 00 th > market    Write tis for references and full piirticu ars.  SECOND HAND M A' HI *-J ltt. V Foil 8ALK.- One 5-foot,.'elum WHtowhecl, widt li COO feet. "8 to J6"  spinal riveted -pi*>e. Quo lOxoxlS outside packed plunder sinking pump. Hock drills, stouin_  b_rs, &_.. -fee .������;** "  Y^Wfi^GBNTS^'KOBTHJEy' PUIflPS.    -��� ��� STOCK  CAKI-UED.  j^��^ __��;;; THIRD AV_��i_OJQ__, ROSSI_AS-P.  ^^rilfc  Boundary Townsite Scheme.  John Meiklejohn of Greenwood Is In  Nelson for the purpose of interesting  Nelson men in his townsite venture. He  has named his townsite Carnegie. It is  23 miles from Princeton and is the natural center of a mining district which,'  in  the  opinion  of  Mr.   Meiklejohn,  is  bound to come to the front within the  next year or so. In order to make his  townsite . cheme go Mr. Meiklejohn has  formed a .yncUoato in whicli he has put  himself dpwn for 3t) ghargs. ~Md tne  remaining 30 he has decided to offer -for  $100 per share, This will give those who  go in with him an opportunity of securing a substantial interest in the town-  site at the price of an ordinary lot, sind  the proceed), of tho shares to be offered  will go to pay the surveying and othor  charges In connection with the floating  of the townsite, Since hi? arrival in Nelson Mr, Meiklejohn has met with every  encouragement, and he has no doubt'  but that he will succeed In disposing  of all tho shares that he has to offer,  The Carnegie townsite is the center  of a very large mining distriot which  is.now in the first stages of development  and tlio indications are that it will serve  inore producing mines than any other 1 contained 137,619 persons. The deaths  townsite an the district Three miles j numbered 2345, of -wMch number 1878  from ito. townsife fe locate* Hie Wc___l I t.ere ___U_j-e_.  told him that he had given Dr. MaeNeill,  the coroner, a thousand dollars in notes  not to hold an inquest on his father.  Mrs. MacFarlane said Sifton told her  he was going up to the minister's ' to  find >out if his father's proposed marriage had taken place, and if had not  he was going to put his father- where  it would not happen that day. James  Morden swore Sifton had offered him a  thousand dollars to help him murder  his father.  Want to Sell Islands.  COPENHAGEN, September 26.���The  new Danish ministry has resumed negotiations with minister Swenson for  the sale of tho Danish West Indies to  the United StateB. The ministry favors  the sale and is anxious to be in a position to give the rigsdag definite information when it meets shortly.  Serious Accident in New Jersey.  NEW YORK, September 26.���Eight  men were killed and seven others seriously injured in an explosion at the  works of the Essex & Hudson Gas Company, at Newark, New Jersey, today.  The workmen were cleaning' the inside'  of a tank when they were overcome by  gas.  Million Dollar Loss by Fire.  GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, September 26.  ���A fire last night destroyed eleven  blocks in the south end of tbe city. The  loss will probably amount to a little  less than a million dollars. The insurance may amount to one-fifth of the loss.  Bumor That Kitchener Has Resigned.  LONDON, September 26.���The Daily  News publishes an unconfirmed rumor  that lord Kitchener has resigned the  post of oommander-in-chief in South Africa owing to disagreements with Mr.  Broderick, the war secretary.  Are Virtually Prisoners.  LONDON, Septomber 26���The official  return just issued shows that the South  African concentration camps in August  contained 137,619 persons.  AUCTION SALE  Wedding. Presents  We have a large selection  of articles suitable for wedding presents���bought for  _that purpose���in sferling  silver, silver plate and cut  glass.  It will pay you to call and  compare prices. We are  giving the best values in  the city.  DRY GOODS  GENTS  FURNISHINGS  BOOTS AND  SHOES  HATS AND CAPS     .  OUR NEXT  AUCTION SALE    '  WILL BE HELD ON  MONDAY EVENING  BROWN BROS  Opticians and Jewelers.  BAKER STRKET NELSO-'  AT 8 O'CLOCK  MEANTIME ALL GOODS  ARE BEING SOLD BY  PRIVATE SALE AT  LESS THAN  WHOLESALE COST  �����  FE  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES ,  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'SFANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDTES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  THEY ARE THE BEST  You can get them at  MCDONALD'S  Baker Street.  FISHING TACKLE  MUwte^-fS   7-5?-" 0        X_*.-.4'_.^  MT "���frr*"  ���**��� ���A*"       ____..   ���._  ,  /  4J  &&/U4ALr  HONDI TEA  The best'in the market, in 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.'|  <-  Oe a Poiffli  GROCERS AND PROVISION DEALERS, Houston Block, Baker Street.  15 RODS LEFT  25 PER CENT REDUOTIQN  COME AND SEE f HEM   .,"  TELEPHONE 39,  BOX 527,  ___i:__i:i__-__:__i_  CHARLES HILLYER, President HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.-  ______l__r?S______  I .__.W_&_U_-_-  -0600.  Oc___ar'W_-_ ___!_____��Bts  Hfive just 1 ocelved 3,1X10.000 foet of log- from Ic!oho. am. -we are prop, mrl tr. out the IhtrosI, billi  Estitnaics j-ivwi ai. auy tituo.  of timber of any riiroensiimH or leugfcha  doors, __d mouldings in Kootenay.  The largest; _U:ck ot sash]  COAST LUM&ER OF ALL KINDS O.N HANJ  OFFICK AND X_J__>S_  CORNER HAXJj A_JD KB.OH'S S__t___X_.  ^'^^.Tvf*?,*"'  ���*-^>y&*^;$'..^  m  j ; yji��s��. j*_-_-_rf 0vtsHyyr.-r*. :t_;; : .*.* >  n

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