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Array ^$**^c^TT^^ -* ���.'.?!���*'.> ������'���'-���.jy-? '--is-..'^'ji'  :r^'%  "    ���   ,   ' . . J'.l  *  '.vr  "-.;  ��� vAl  ESTABLISHED  1892  WEDNESDAY MORNING,  OCTOBER 2,  1901  DAILY EDITION  li WAS THE RESULT OF THE  YACHTo RACE.  7' SHAMROCK HAD THE BETTER OF  '*        '   COLUMBIA AT   END   OF  FIRST LEG.  NEW YORK, October 1.���Today's attempt to race the' second of the series  of international yacht races for the blue  ribbon of the sea proved a dismal failure. Between 25,000 and 30,000 people,  crowded the pleasure fleet off Sandy  Hook lightship in the hope of seeing a  repetition of the thrilling sport of last  Saturday, but instead witnessed more  of a drifting match than a race. The  wind, was exceedingly light and varying, falling so low that the wind pen-  *uants, which are as light as thistle  down, hung limp against-the masts of  the big .single stickers; the wind, with  crews lined up on the lee rails, was  not sufficient at any time to make a racing machine heel to its lines. At Lhe end  of four and a half hours the two yachts  had covered less than one-half of the  prescribed .course of' 30 miles, and as  theie was no possible chance of finishing within the time limit, the regatta  committee declared the race oil*. When  the gun was fired announcing this decision, tlie challenger was about half a  mile ahead of the defender, and to that  extent today's trial was a victory for  Shamrock II., but the fluke today demonstrated little as to the question of sups, emacy between the two boats, except, perhaps, that sir Thomas's challen-'  ger is more dangerous in light airs than  was'supposed1 after her two former meetings w_th the white flyer, to which the  -pati iots 'are pinning their faith. ,  In fluky winds, shifting as they did  today through six points of the compass, luck cuts almost as,much .figure  as model and seamanship,* and today  fortune was unmistakably with the foreigner. The course was'an'equilateral  triangle, ten-miles, to ihe leg.'The Yankee skipper at the0 start out-generalled  Ms adveisary . by a, splendid, piece ot  jockeying, crossing thclme in the windward.. berth_1J.2   seconds>ahead   of-the  ��� Englishman. * This -advantage" 'Columbia  held for two" hours while both yachts  .steered far off their course to the south-  waid'looking for a-sti sale of wind that  would profit them'. Finally Ban* declined  longer to continue the vain search. He  ���put the helm down and headed in shore  on the starboard tack- Shamrock at this  time, after both had been sailing in the  same airs, was a beaten boat, and her  captain could afford to take a gambler's  chance with fortune. He held doggedly  on and fortune smiled upon him. Within  five minutes he got a breeze out of the  soutnwest wmch rumed the crestiess  seas and wafted him like' a ghost  through the air. But this was not his  "best good piece of fortune. After a this  reverse, Columbia slipping through7 the  ���seas at an astonishing pace, considering the lightness orf the breeze, had  ���wo'-ked out ahead of Shamrock but to  -'leeward���When-the-two-yachts-were-in  -this position, about two miles from the  first turn, the wind threatened to blanket Columbia and to avoid such a possibility Barr went under Shamrock's  stern. Just as ho did so, the wind hauled  round to the south knocking Columbia's  head off until the astonished spectators  saw she was headed almost back for  the lightship at the starting line. The  golden boat favored by the same breeze,  was headed in exactly the opposite direction. When the wind) backed up  again and Barr got Columbia straightened out, he was a third of a mile astern-  ln this position tho two boats rounded  the first mark Shamrock three minutes  and eight seconds before Columbia, or  adding the 12 seconds which Columbia  beat her over the line, of 3 minutes and  .20 seconds.  .During the next hour, in a close reach  for the second mark, the yachts were  able to cover four or four and a half  miles of the remaining 20, and as-ihly  B0 minutes then remained before the  expiration of the time limit, the ___���>���  was declared off.  After turning the' mark the experts  ; thought  Shamrock  increased  her  lead  ' slightly. This gain may, however, be ac-  ' counted for, by the fact that she carried  a large reaching jib topsail while Columbia was working close to the wind  with a small baby topsail, a mere hand-  ' kerchief, compared to Shamrock's larger  sail. When the excursion fleet headed  back for home the only real race of the  day occurred. It was the race for .New  York'. Tonight both the Yankees ��� and  the Englishmen are praying for a good  ���stiff -wind on Thursday, when the day's  xace will be repeated.  NEW YORK, October 30.��� Always  optimistic, sir Thomas Lipton, after the  race today, was in. the best of spirits. "I  really don't see anything yet,on which!  to base any definite opinion regarding;  the two boats, while Shamrock was,  leading when the -race '-was-'called,-.off,'  there's nothing to brag about. Today  while the winds were very light, t'h��re  ���was little fluking, therein differing from  last Thursday's breezes, -which in spots  failed utterly, each boat in turn strife-���  ing'dead calm. After the showing made  thus far by "both boats,'I should not-hesitate if 1 were a-betting man to lay even  money on Shamrock. Both boats were  yhandled today to the best ability of the  |*ea_ men _eac_i coxmbcy. cqjuWI jaroduce.",  Sir Thomas expressed himself as personally in favor of racing every day,  providing any suggestion looking to  that ond should be made. Caotain  Wri_r.it who stands by sir Thomas on  the bridge, when asked If he could read  Shamrock's chances better, replied: "I  can't say her chances are better, for  they were never bad." When the string  of signals was hoisted on the committee  boat indicating the course, the rival  racers were coming about the lightship.  The preparatory gun was fired at 10:45.  At that time both yachts were on the  port standing to the southward, with  Shamrock1 in the lead and Columbia following in her wake. Ten minutes later  came the bang of a warning gun, and  Columbia veering sharply around trimmed her sails on the east tack  Shamrock (crossing her bowr Columbia  took good care to secure the weather  berth, and ten seconds after the starting gun, which was fired at the dot of  11, she crossed the line on the starboard  tack ahead and to windward of Shamrock. Shamrock luffed over the line a  few seconds before the gun fired and  was recalled' by the judges boat and  had to put back. Luck was with the  American boat at the urst, for a fortunate catspaw struck her and enabled her  to head up a couple of points higher  than her opponient. This gave her a  commanding lead. Shamrock, meanwhile scarcely moving through the  water and appearing to be dull and  loggy. ���Shamrock went on the port tack  15 minutes after the start, Columbia  following immediately. Once again the  American" boat showed'her superiority  in stays, coming about much quicker  than her rival, and gathering way as  soon as her head sheets were trimmed  down. * ���*  At 11:30 both yachts were rtretty  nearly becalmed, Columbia showing a  lead of about a auarter of a mile. At  11:35 Shamrock went on the starboard  tack. Columbia following, and then a  lucky streak filled Shamrock's sails and  gave her an appreciable lift. At noon  both "yachts were on the port tack almost becalmed. Then the unexpected  happened. Wafted along at a fine clip  by a stray puff, Shamrock overhauled  Columbia, and at 12:15 she was sb close  that captain Barr bore down on her in  order to kill her wind, as he had so often killed the wind of the Constitution.  Shamrock went on the port tack, immediately followed-by the Columbia, and  in another" minute the Britisher was  ahead and to windward. The wind now  became more southerly. Both yachts  set reaching jib top'sails and eased, off  sheets, steering a direct course for the  mark. . Then Shamrock forged ahead  and got -into the doldrums, while Col-',  umbia got a slant of. wind, and at 1:55  passed*Shamrock. "Thenrit came Sham-'  'rock's turn'to get the benefit ,of a  breeze, and she came along and planted  herself.in Columbia's-weather "quaiter,  crowding up on her. At 2:08 they were  neck and neck, with the Britisher to  windward blanketing her opponent. To  escape from this blanket, captain Barr  sent Columbia on'the port tack at 2:12,  but luck was against her. and she lost  every breath of wind as well as steerage way, and it was fully two minutes  before she got away on the starboard  tack again, and by that time Shamrock  was too far ahead to be overtaken. The  first mark was then close at hand, and  the yachts tacked around it as follows:  Shamrock   2:41:36  Columbia 2:44:44  Shamrock had beaten the defender 3  minutes and 20 seconds in the first ten  miles, and try as Columbia would she  was unable to close the wide gap that  separated her frcm her antagonist. She  held her luff hunting for wind, but failing to find it dropped slowly astern un-  -til-the-gun-from���the���committee���boat-  brought the contest to an end, with  nearly half a mile of blue water between  her and the golden boat of Lipton.  THE DUKE MADE A NEAT  Reply to Addresses.  VICTORIA, October 1.���Victoria, as  befitted the capital of the western province, accorded a most hearty welcome to  tho duke and duchess of Cornwall and  York. The Empress of India with the  royal party arrived off the, harbor  shortly after 9 o'clock, accompanied by  H.M. ships Condor and Phaeton, the.torpedo boat destroyer Sparrow Hawk, and  D. G. ship Quadra. They wore met by  admiral Bickford's flagship, the, War-;  spite, and the cruiser Amphion, which  belched forth a royal salute which was -  taken up by the land batteries.  It was 11 o'clock before the royal  party landed, when they were met by.  sir Henri Joli, lieutenant-governor, and  his ministers and other, notables. From  the:wharf they were driven to the-parliament buildings through streets gaily  decorated; and Uined y.ith cheering  crowds. At the buildings an immense  crowd had assembled. ��� Here the civic  address and addresses from the Presbytery of Victoria and the. American-British citizens of-the state of Washington  .yere, presented. ,. :Ih'Y reply to the ad-:  dresses the duke said:   '.,   ..-������'���.������:  "Gentlejnen:.. I desire to. assure-you  of the gratitude which the duchess and  I feel for the'-:kind words of welcome  and good wishes which- are expressed in  the addre'ssesYvbu have presented1 on behalf of the; pitizens, of Victoria, the res.  idents of Seattle and other parts of the  state of Washington, and of the. British  Columbia^SfSStf-d of the Presbyterian  Church offjllfi'ada.: The tender allusion,  in the lastjgra'dress> to our common loss  in the deaiij'. of the late-. beloved ween  and to ttf-T.hoble example of her life  have deeply touched me. By the devotion, to. duty, her love and sympathy  With her fellow-creatures, she has earned the undyinjg gratitude and .admiration of file whole empire. I shall have  much pleasure in informing my dear  father, the king, pf what especial satisfaction I have noticed your strong dec--  laratipn of loyally to thp constitution  and pride in the heritage of British citizenship, and your unfaltering resolu  tion to share in the responsibilities of  upholding the glory and integrity of  that heritage. I know what proof of this  you have already given in the blood of  your sons which was shed on the South  African veldt. I am confident that the  sacrifices you have made will not be in  vain. They have forged another link in  the golden chain which binds together  the brotherhood of the empire. It gives  us the utmost pleasure in visiting this,  the capital of your great provinces Our  only regret is that time, does not permit  us to see more of its wonderful natural  resources, its picturesque scenery, and  to have further experience of its bauti-  ful climate.    Our earnest wish is that  * under divine blessing the people of British Columbia may continue to advance  in prosperity and in;all that, tends to  ennoble and brighten life."  After a drive through the city, which  had been beautifully decorated, the  party proceeded to Esquimau, where  they lunched with admiral Bickford on  the Warspite. The little naval village  had been prettily decorated, and as the  duke went out in the launch the ships  again fired a royal salute. The departments at the naval headquarters were  inspected and the party then proceeded  'to the Agricultural Hall and formally,  opened the annual-exhibition.  At 7:30 the official dinner took r��l?ce  at Government House and later the public reception at the parliament buildings.- In the evening the city was illuminated-- and the ships *' threw their  searchlights over the town. Tomorrow  the royal party will rest, only visiting  the" hospitals and charitable institutions.  Major Maude says the party will not  visit the New Westminster exhibition.  Strikes in Pennsylvania.  SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, October  1.���A, strike of tho employees of the  Scranton Railroad Company, covering  the entire Lackawanna valley from  Pittston to Forest City, began this  morning. Not a car started. The men  refuse to accept the offer of general  manager Silliman.to leave the euestion.  involved in the discharge of two Carbon-  dale conductors to the arbitrage of  bishop'Hoban, or one of the priests of  the diocese whom he might 'name, because the offer did not give the employees the representation they demanded.  Six hundred'men are on strike.  Eight hundred employees of the Pine  Brook shaft of the Ontario Coal Company struck this morning against  working with other men who had no  working cards.*        ��� -      ��� ���  Gold,and Passengers From the North.  t VANCOUVER, October 1.���The  ; steamer/ Hating arrived from .the North  today with $300,000 worth of gold dust  on* board, $100,000 "of "which was-consigned to .'the local branch of-the Bank  of British North America. The Vancouver assay oflice has 'already received  two-thirds of the shipment for assay  treatment. One hundred and sixty passengers came down on the steamer. The  C. P. R. steamship Athenian arrived'  frcm the Orient last night.  CLARKEWALLACnfERY ILL  j ____���___������ j. ^  �� Not Likely to Recover.  TORONTO, October 1.���A consultation'  of a number of eminent physicians was  held yesterday afternoon at Woodbridge  regarding the condition of Hon. Clarke  Wallace. At the close of the consultation it was announced that Mr. Wallace  was dangerously ill of pernicious anae-  mia. From other sources it is learned  that no hopes are held out for Mr. Wallace's recovery. .  What Is to Be Canada's Future.  TORONTO, October 1.���The Evening  Telegram's London cable says: "The  Daily News commenting on the royal  visit to the Dominion says: 'What is  to be the future of Canada, is one of the  biggest questions that faces the British  empire today. Unhappily, English immigration, never very large, has very  much declined within the last few years.  Canada has even lost in population, and  sir Wilfrid Laurier has,allowed recruiting officers for the South African constabulary to draw from the homes of  Canada's present settlers in the Northwest."     v x.7' ���. -xX--7-x : ������;��������� -[Z-'y-'--  Lost No Time in Remarrying.*  CARSON, Nevada, October ; 1 ���  George M: Pullman, son of the late'  George ;M,. Pullman, tlie��� palace, car  builder, and who was recently divorced  from his Chicago wife, was united in  marriage to Mrs. Brazille - here by. justiceof the peace Stone. The. party left  for San Francisco. ���������'���*  Found Guilty of Ma,nslaughter .j Y'^  MONTREAL!; October 1���Mrs. BulgerZ  whoYpn August 1st shot her brother-in-  law, Thomas Cousett, .which resulted in  the latter's death afew days afterwards,  was this afternoon found guilty of ^manslaughter a'nd sentenced, to two months  in jail by justice���puimet..of-the court of  King's Bench.  Krutchnitt Gets the Job . y-.--:-''  SAN FRANCISCO. October, i.���Julius  Krutchnitt, fourth vice-president'of.;��� the.  Southern Pacific, has, aecsording {p a report. in railway circles, been appointed  assistant to president Harriman, and,  will represent the new head of the cor--;  poration in this city.  Nova Scotia Election Today.  HALIFAX, October 1.���Tomorrow is  polling day in Nova Scotia. The campaign has been a very quiet one, and  the government, it is expected, will be  sustained, but probably by a reduced  majority. ; Y. YY  A  IS BEING PLAYED AT THE  COURT HOUSE.  CITY OF NELSON LIKELY* TO PAY  BOTH THE ACTORS AND  SPECTATORS.  J The somewhat celebrated case of Hall  vs. LaBau" occupied the greater' portion-  .of' yesterday's session of the county  court, and late in the afternoon an adjournment was secured by the counsel,  ���for the plaintiff upon the ground-* that'  he had been taken by surprise by the attempt of the defendant's counsel'to put  in the health regulations of the province  asYa part of His defense. S. S. Taylor,  who appeared for tie plaintiff wanted  costs of the adjournment also, but the'  judge would not yield this much and  -the case will go "on again this morning.  It is doubtful if any other action in  the .county court for several years has  aroused the interest, which this one  has. Jlt was sufficient to keep the', hot,  stuffy court room, crowded��to the. doors  throughout the, entire session, and for  the most part'by people who are.seldom  seen in court except when theie 'in  connection with' jury, or witness duty.  Interest in the case was not confined to  the^men of the, city, as there were also  a number of ladies, who throughout the  earlier portion of the hearing occupied  places of vantage on, the court room  "steps, but later in the' day seats ,were  provided for -them in the court. room(  and they sat thiough the entire hearing., As the1 case J, hinges very largely  upon the'disinfectant'used in the fumi-i  gation ofthe oflice of "the plaintiff, ','the'  witnesses, were ^ to an unusual' extent  drawn* from ttiei medical practitioners  of the city and surrounding points..  Among; the medical, men present were'  doctors'LaBau, Hall, Rose, Arthur, McLennan, Rheinhart,. Doherty, Hawkey,  Reddick, and Sinclair. The city was also  interested. 'P. E., Wilson, city solicitor,  was assisting W., A. ^Macdonald in the  -defense,, while mayor'.Fletcher and.'al-  .derman Selous-.w;ere among the specta-  'tors.' ~ , *~ ���  '���> *   ��� - -.'<-        i    - '  The conflict in the case" commenced  with the selection cf the jurors, each  side exhausting its right to challenge.  As finally selected 'the jury was made  up of the following: Duncan McFarland  (foreman), F. M. Chadburne, George W.  Hale, H. H. Avery, and John Blaney.  For the plaintiff Eli Sutcliffe and Fred  J. Squire were asked to stand aside, and  for the defense William Waldie and L.  Pogue were similarly treated.  The hearing of the case for the plaintiff occupied the greater part of the day  and brought some lively scraps between  the counsel and the judge. At one stage  in the proceedings an open rupture was  narrowly averted. It cropped up while  Dr. McLennan was being cross-examined by W. A. Macdonald. One of the  contentions of the plaintiff was that  the damage done to the furnishings  and instruments in the office was the  result of too much moisture with the  _sulphur_in���fumigating���Mr.- Macdonald  was cross-examining the witness upon  moisture, when judge Forin asked the  defendant's counsel whether he denied  the presence of moisture in connection  with the fumigation of the plaintiff's  office. To this Mr.' Macdonald replied  that in view of the advantage which  was being taken by the plaintiff's solicitor to the answers which he had already given to the court he would decline to answer. The court replied that  ho would be obliged to answer or he  would dismiss the action with costs.  As this was the end desired above all  by the defendant's solicitor,.heYwas-not  at all dismayed by the consequences  threatened as the result of the refusal.  The effect of the action occurred to the  court, however, and lie modified his announced purpose by saying-that in such  an event he would enlarge the action  with costs against the defendant. Mr.  Macdonald replied that the defense, so  far as he intended to; disclose it, was  contained in the pleadings, as to whether  or not moisture was used / in the fumigating he refused to nay.  ..- The court then framed a written question which was delivered to the defendant's counsel as to whethere.moisture  was used or not- In reply. Mr. Macdonald  stated that so far as the question applied to the tubs used^he was; prepared  to say there was water in them.. This  appeared' satisfactory and the case proceeded. ,y.* '���'������;.:  From the, evidence submitted by the  plaintiff it was evident that the attempt  was made to prove that the damage re-  ��� suiting to the office was..the.:result of  too much moisture in connection with  thei sulphur, the resultant combination  of the water and sulphurybeing a sulphurous acid gas, which bleached the  carpet on the floor, destroyed the fibre  in the curtains, and corroded the surgical instruments. As against the use of  sulphur in such cases it was claimed that  a disinfectant known as formalin should  have been used. So ft^r as thp evidence  submitted went, it appeared to establish the fact that in the use of sulphur  the fumes were'inert as a disinfectant  until their combination with moisture  produced the sulphurous gas, which it  was further claimed did the damage in  question. There'was very little difference  of opinion brought out'in the cross-  examination of the plaintiff's witnesses  either upon this point or as to the effi  cacy of formalin as a disinfectant, with  the exception of the evidence of Dr.  Rheinhart. The,doctor was called for the  plaintiff, but he was not on���.the stand  very long until it was manifest that  something was wrong. He started out  by saying that when the matter of the  fumigation of the offices in question  first came up he was strongly of the  'opinion that formalin was the proper  disinfectant, bdt as the result of sub-i  sequent reading and research he had  changed his mind and now stood for  sulphur. He agreed that -formalin was  not injurious, but questioned its efficacy on the ground that it had not sufficient penetrative powers. In the light  of his later information he held that in  order .to fumigate thee ollice thoroughly  it -would be necessary to use sulphur.  As a witness he also disagreed with the  other medical men who had been called  to testify as to the damage done to the  surgical instruments by tlje sulphurous  gas. - He admitted that the*'instruments  were damaged from a selling point of  view, but said that for all .practical  purposes 'they were as good as ever.  The other medical men called, for the  plaintiff all agreed that the damage done  ^to the instruments. was equal ;to fully  _one-half 'of their original'value." ,1* .  - The evidence of Dr. Rose was the most  important adduced as io the comparative merits of formalin and sulphur, as  a disinfectant. The doctor testified that  while he was medical'superintendent of,  the hospital connected with McGill iini-'  versity, he had in conjunction with the  superintendent of one ofthe civic-hospitals, made a number of tests to arrive  at the merits of sulphur, and--formalin  as. disinfectants and* the ,*.experiments  made were all in favor, of formalin. Dr.  tRose stated that he was 'theN flrst mem-,  sber of the firm to enter, the offices after  *they had befen disinfected by,3the man  in, charge for the health officer, and he  stated that in his opinion the steam radiators had been left turned on while the  .disinfecting was going"on.-,This would  .account in his opinion'for the excess of  'moisture which had done the damage,  as-the articles nearest.to the radiators  were the most discolered.; --*--' ���  ,'The, evidence of Dr.'Hall was chiefly  as to" the damage done and 'testimony  tov'the effect that prior . to'> the, fumigation he had made a request or an in-  'timation to the effect that'*formalin  would be the better disinfectant to use.  ,He.was submitted to a rigid examination  ^asjrto'the amount of damage claimed,  and upon some of the items admitted  -that1.the damages set out,might be re-  .garded^as excessive. The' strongest evl-  'dence 'upon .this' point -was' submitted  by doctors Arthur, and McLennan, who  had made the appraisement. They would  not yield an inch. Dr. LaBau was the  flrst 'witness called 'for the defense. He  was 'just1 -getting -"nicely' 'startecf"whetf  the trouble cropped up in. connection  with'the1-putting in or the''regulations  of the provincial board of health respecting smallpox^ The plaintiff's counsel pleaded that" he had been taken by  surprise/ and the case went over until  the morning as indicated above.  A REGGi-0 - BREAKING RUN  of the Standard. These threaten to culminate in rebellion. The situation is  very grave, and the local authorities  have been ordered to raise troops and  to place the district in a state of de-*  fence.  ���Tnousands of rebels, says a dispatch  tb the Daily Mail from Hong Kong, after sacking the German mission at  Piaugh Thong attacked Hu Nan, city,-  near Canton. They were repulsed, but  they then attacked Shakma, where they  were again repulsed.  London Press .Opinion.  LONDON, October 2.-��� The morning  papers indulge in comparatively little  comment on the yacht race yesterday,  although the performances'are held to  confirm the impression that the chal-.  longer;would show better, on the triangular -course 'and'- has apparently improved in^her form, her work in yesterday's light airs giving general" satisfaction. ****, "   v ' '      '   i  Toronto Prohibits Trading-Stamps.  TORONTO, October 1.���The' city has  passed a by-law prohibiting the^use of  trading stamps after January ,1st,.. 1902.  The city council has decided to extend  invitations to the mayors of, Chicago,  Detroit, Cleveland,,'Buffalo," and "other  cities on the great lakes to be their  guests during the visit of the .duke and'  duchess of Cornwall and York.   ���     r'  Manchester Wants More , Steamships.  " .MONTREAL, October 1.���H. M." Gibson; chief traffic manager of the Manchester canal, is in the city/Mr. Gibson  'has-been commissioned^, to>;visit/-the'  chief Atlantic ports on this side for the  purpose of establishing new steamship  lines to Manchester. He will spend a  week here and then visit Boston, New  Yoik, and Portland. 1 '      /'-'..  At the Greenwood Smelter  GREENWOOD, October 1.���LSpecial  to The Tribune.]���A phenomenal smelter record for a single blast furnace was  established today, when the local plant  put through 484 tons during 24 hours  ending at 6 o'clock this morning. Of  this amount, 432 tons were ore and the  balance, 12 pei cent, coke. The furnace  _of__the_Bri tisl__Coluinbia _Coppor_,G_____  pany was built with a nominal capacity  to treat 225 tons per day, but owing to  the self-fluxing character of the ore,  the daily average comes nearer 390 tons.  Paul Johnson, manager of the smelter  department, believes today's nin establishes a world's record in blast furnace  work-  Mining News.  , GREENWOOD, October 1.���[Special  to Tho Tribune.]���George S. Waterlow,  chairman of the British Columbia (Rossland & Slocan) Syndicate, Limited, is  expected to arrive in New York from,  England during this week. Anthony J.  McMillan, managing director of the syndicate, will meet Mr. Waterlow In New  York, his intention having been to  leave Rossland today and to go thence  via Montreal with that, object in view.  Business connected with the further development of the Snowshoe mine, in  Greenwood camp, and the treatment of  its ores, will have the- particular attention of Messrs. Waterlow and McMillan when they meet. The Snowshoe  Gpld Copper Company is an offshoot of  the syndicate which purchased the  Snowshoe group of -mineral- claims and,  after proving the Snowshoe to be-full  of promise-for the making of a mine,  organized a separate company, to develop it on a large scale and by opening  up its big ore bodies, made .it'one of the  continuous .shippers . of the Boundary  district. It is understood. that' no definite arrangements have yet been made  for the treatment of the Snowshoe ore,  but Mr. McMillan has been in recent consultation- with the respective managers  of the Granby smelter at Grand Forks  and the B, C. Copper Company's smelter at Greenwood upon this subject, and  will now consider with Mr. Water-low  whether or not it \yill pay the Snow-  shoe company to send its ore to either  of these, reduction works, or to defer  shipping large quantities of ore until  such time as it shall be able to make  treatment arrangements more advantageous to the company^   Trouble Continues in China.  LONDON, October 1.���Disorders have  arisen in Yong Tse province owing to  ,the ravages of the floods and the diversions of the relief funds by corrupt officials, says the Shanghai correspondent  - , >,.">���  Turkey, Is in a.Deplorable Conditior.  LONDON October 2.���The Times pub-'  lishes- the following dispatch, from fitsj  Constantinople correspondent: ..The.sre-  pbrts received at aU the 'embassys^and  legations here say consuls in the provinces "depict'a situation'everywhere so'  ?deplorable that an'ambassadorial"conference - and * collective ^action i are con-'  templated.     -  . ���'.':' 'r ���'���*'-. .  ��� v Medical Men Differ."..!.*'v 'Z>  ,LONDON, .Ontario,- October 1.���The  evidence of medical experts for the defense, occupied the Sifton-case all'day.  Then generally believed that'1 death",was  caused by a fall, though some admitted  that it .was quite possible" the blows were  .responslble-tThe-defense califsd 21 medical experts and the crown 14.    '  Bush Fires Doing Damage.  MONTREAL, October 1.���Bush- fires  did considerable damage along the-line  of the Intercolonial between Rimouski  and Amqui, a distance of 60 miles. A  number of farm houses and barns in the  vicinity of Sayaboc station were burned  and the -occupants left penniless and  homeless. t   Will Have None of Carneuie's Money.  LONDON, October 1.���Scottish students seem to hold aloof from Mr. Carnegie's munificient university scheme.  This is the effect of the executive committee's report just published.  Fire in Nova Scotia Town.  TRURO,   Nova   Scotia,   October   1.���  Gunn's   business   block,   Including   the  MINE  ASTER AT EXTENSION.  MOST OF.THE MISSING ABE MEN  o   WHO ATTEMPTED  CUE COMRADES.  .      . rS_\H.t  .*��� :p   j.v/s&q  ,*  >    ��.A##  vr ABE MEM *CiW?i 1  ,<.TO.RE3-,m,-��-- ?$k%\  1PH    _  ...���--���..-   ���*���__-?&��� I  the alarm, and found thefire^had'gain'ed/^s^.aj  tremendous heaaway. "Under his Wec-^-SSAva?*  tion every effor.t was made-to  men in the rnine^ but without*  rescuers actually went-  the unfortunates had.  few  minutes   previously.  whoi perished0ran with" the^ffestflair/S--  instead   of  against,it^Yattejnipting lJto^>*^^^  come" out  the   accustomed'..way,''-'thus''-^">*^t*s|  meeting death halfway.^While, the res-wy^y^\  *" cuers -were looking Hdv. theY lost' miners>. ���_.___���.?  * * -1    . > -   j ���  - - ���  the mine exploded'(blocking the  opeia house, was destroyed by flre this  morning. Loss $50,000; insurance $25,-  000.    BOTH SIDES WRITE LETTERS  Lewis Acquitted.  ROSSLAND, October 1.���[Special to  The Tribune.]���Director Frecheville has  addressed a lengthy letter to the Rossland Miners' Union setting out the position taken by the Le Roi directors on  the strike situation, and giving reasons  for the refusal to grant the demands of  the men until the mines have repaid  the stockholders. The union replied today with a long letter going into the  matters raised in Frecheville's communication, and asking leave to point out  several misstatements of facts in the  London man's letter. Both letters appear  In the papers today, and for the flrst  time, since the trouble commenced an  appeal to reason and arbitration has  been made. It is possible that no extended conference between Mr. Frecheville and the union executive will be  held, but the tone of both the letters  which appeared today Is distinctly upon  the lines of a possible settlement.   *  E. H. Lewis, who was charged with  having stolen a package of money from  the Trail postoffice, was acquitted with  honor by police magistrate Boultbee  this evening. No evidence was produced  against him. The crowd in the court  room cheered when , the decision was  given.      -���-        .'������"       .  How the Mighty Has Fallen.  QUEBEC, October 1.���Duncan Ross,  at one time a well-known athlete, who  came to Quebec some time ago from the  States and attempted to work a fake performance on the public, was subsequently arrested, was released today after  spending ten days in jail.  May Have Far-Beaching Effects.  MONTREAL,   October  L���\Iudge La-  fontaine today rendered, an interesting  judgment. He decided tnat sailors who j  signed articles on the other side could j  not sue in Canadian courts for the recovery  of  wages  due  under  the  said  articles. ,      ' .  that all,hope of;rescuingfthe>.mcn<was*H^7^&|  gone,,a strong.force began.totchdk'e'Jxip/l^f$|p&|  the entrance to the.mineXTheim6nthZot-Jh-_%^'M\  the'stope caved iniand>ri_ttmediately,after ^-,f>%_l  anotherr fierce*explosion-1 occurred .Dlojir-v\*a  ing down thev timber/wdik'erected' a.3*a>j. Z  barricade. About, 5'  umes of smoke reeled   __.  __, __,_      ..-,.,^-.._rf((  , woik'erected a3 a.\ ��_��l  otclock'.dense >A'dl-'^'-'Jt^l  6d. ^t\0bt^'Z^TlS^iM\  the stope, the fire gained terrible/head-"'*- ;;  way, and dense .volumes of black* chok-,.. :-'*  ing smoke'poured out of the'stope andy^Z  'filled the whole',,valley, even "stretching7-y  far over Extension tunnel��valley.*' -'*  *y  The  escape  of James,Thomas^ rope,, ,"-;  rider, was most thrilling. He rides with *  the trips and was going down when he  saw the fire down the stope. As he sprang, <���  off the, car and turned to'-run, George ,  Southcomb  and  Eugene  Griffiths,  two  timbermen who were working close to  where the fire broke out, called to him  to  come with  tli em, 4but Thomas ran  full speed up the stope, which is a thou- Y-  sand feet from the level to the mouth,. ;  and barely saved his life by fleetness of <f  foot. Southcomb and Griffiths were over- ';  taken by smoke and flames, and per- i  ished as they ran.  Hon. James Dunsmuir, superintendent  Frank Little, manager Andrew Bryden,  '  superintendent   Faulds  of  South' Wei-   '  lington, and Thomas Russell, manager- .  -of���the-New���Vancouver���Coal-Company^-=  of Nanaimo are here, and every effort,  i  is being made to block the mouth of the-  stope. The names of the dead are:  George Southcomb, timberman; married, with family; resided at Ladysmith;1  about 26 years of age; a native of Australia.  Worked  here about two years.  Eugene Griffiths, timberman; married;|  family reside at Ladysmith;   a native ,  ,of Wales.   Manager of  the Ladysmith  base ball club.  John Patterson, miner; married, with  family; aged 42; resided at Ladysmith.  Came.., from Northfleld, and'-moved to  town only, last week.  James Watson, miner;  married, with  family;   resided  at  Ladysmith.  Son of  a well.-known farmer of Nanaimo dis-'  trict.  William Pollock, miner; aged 27^  single; resided at Extension.  E. Lind, miner; aged 30; a Russian  Finn; newly married; resided at Extension.  John McCallum, miner; married, with  family; resided at Extension  J.yBlackley,' miner; aged 23; single.  Stepson of John McCallum, with whom  he resided. *    '  E. Hazel, miner; single; a native of  the United States; recently came from'  Idaho.  Frank Mottishaw, pusher; single. Son  of W. Mottishaw of Five-acre-lots,  Nanaimo.  Charles Noye, pusher; single; resided  at Ladysmith.  ,   Archibald . Reeves,   pusher;   married,  one son;   resided at Ladysmith.  -��� Boyd, pusher; native of Nova  Scotia;  resided at Extension.  ������ Hamilton, pusher; single; just  out from Scotland. It as his first day,  pushing;  resided at Extension.  Antonio Pescettelli, pusher; single;|  native of Brescia, Italy; resided at Extension. Pescettelli worked alone in No.  1 level, and there was no hope whatever  for him. His escape waa immediately cut  off when the fire started.  There were painful scenes at Ladysmith when the sad news was broken-  Several families are left absolutely destitute. From tho local offices of the Wellington Colliery Company it is learned  that the Extension mine Is now choked  in the effort to put out the fire. The  men are locked in, and there is no hope  for them; but the flre may* be put out  and- the mine savetL  Ami  _.*s.#l  ",'i&  -."*���_���  " rM  wi  _.������*$..  . rif;  -i^m  ���*���'���*..  -SSI  i?i  -#  _t.��  'vi  _> tl THE NELSON TRIBUNE,  WEDNESDAY MORNING   OCTOBER % 1901  4W*  "Vfc.   *^V"   *"*S   *   *"^  <iK.M_H��W.--rS  _i.'.j>. -^-  *TSiS33rS^-f  \*/  *&6���'  to  to  ; i  r 1 "��  t_-�� ���  St fc-  VST"  85 r  (fri  to  to  to  to  to  to  Is-coiii-oi'.Aran 1070  convc_P-A.isr"5r  to  NEW FALL GOODS ARRIVED  ���Tho Very Latest Creations In ���  Ladies'   Costumes,    Jackets,    Skirts,    Waterproofs,  Japanese Dressing Gowns.  Farisian Blouse Fianels and Wool Delaines, American  Silk and Satin Waists.  Dress Fabrics (! suit lengths) in the  newest shades.  PRICES   RIGHT  THE HUDSON'S BAY MAIY  BASER STBEET, NELSON, B. 0.  ^.^5^ je* , iiar . .,*.  tlfj*    +10 , 00 ***?,t*0>. r~ -j*'** 00  ^�� <��. -\^-K-��M. ��� *^��*___L��*li__h ���**=������*���������* -X^-*^*>  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  WALL  PAPER  This te usually the dull  season for Wall Paper.  But to keep it moving  wo havo made up bundles  of all lots that, have run down in quantity.  Wo place theso ou eale at prices that will certainly moro them; original cost has been quite  lost sight of in making the price. In many of  these remnants tho quantity is buflloienl for  evon a large room. The high standard of our  papers is now well known and not often does  an opportunity offer to buy sucli papers at  from 5 to 12} cents por roll. If not ready to  paper just now anticipate your fall -wants.  _���-j5_S5. **^B. *�����_> *-��8**S_ft'aSfr'-JS. '-iS.' .ii-*'���!-_.��� _&*��� _ii__'-5*,-tS'___. ������mS.    lift   Z^g!^���"'e*'0l0'0*'00'00'00'00*0'*00'00.00.  r^fp'00-00'f0'00'00'00:00'00-05'007^-0^^'00-00-00 \j} ^^.^^���^.���-^^^:-^:.^:���^._��_.��^3_^  *�����_. ��� **_k ��� ^  ipy  WHOLESALE DIRECTOEY  _  ASSAYERS^JUTPLIES;   W. F. TEETZE_ & CO.���CORNER OF  -Baker    and-  Josephine   'Streets,    Nelson,  ���wholesale dealeis in as&ayer's supplies.  Ya gents  for  Denver  Fire  Clay   Company,  Denver, Colorado.   ~      COMMISSION MERCHANTS. -  Yh. jrEVAit^^CO^���BASSST^^ET,  . Nelson, wnolesale dealers , in ' liquors,  cigars, cement, flre brick and flre clay,  ���water pipe and steel rails, and general  couimisoiun merchants.  i -  '"~:        ELECTRICAL  SUPPLIES. ~  CARPENTERS' UNION MEETS WBD-  nesda-y evening of each week at 7 o'clock,  in Miners' Union Hall. C. ����� J. Clayton,  president; Alex. B. ,Murra,y,  secretary.  THOMSON STATIOMBY CO. Ltd   NKLSON, B. C.  works, but which is now engaged in  boosting Smith Curtis and the V. V. &  E. subsidy hunters. In the last issue,  Mr. Bogle says the people of British  Columbia have suffered under a regime  of appalling corruption;. and that the  campaign at New Westhinster was most  corrupt. Such language is hysterical,  and coming -from David B. Bogle is  simply ridiculous.  THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY  KOOTENAY    ELECTRIC - SUPPLY *' &  Construction  Company���Wholesale  dealers  in telephones, annunciators, > bells, uatter-  ius, electric flxtmes and appliances. Hous-  "ton Block, Nelfaon.j .   ������   ��� -  -'. , FRESH AND SALT MEATS.'  P. , BURNS   &   CO.���BAKER' ST____J_J.  'Nelson, -'������wholesale   dealers   In, fresh   and  * cured moats. Cold storage. ���   -  s?i*v-r v  wr:  GROCERIES.  ,      A. "MA01_ OX-ALl)   6-.   OU.--o-Jiun.lk   Oi''  Front and Hall streots, Nelson,' wholesale  ������grocers  and  Jobbers  in  blankets,   gloves,  ?-'.mitts, boots,'rubbers, mackinaws.and jain-  nVers' sundries.   ,    '        *'-���'%        K'     'o  Mg-'*_  *  *f*W'."'''J  ���.*Sfv\      -  '--..;KOOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LIM-  ~v Ited.���Vernon street. Nelson, wholesale  .^grocers. . f ,_, .    .    .    -���  '  " JOHN*' CHOLDITCH    &���   CO.  y street,' Nelson, wholesale grocers.  -FRONT,  PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union HaU at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee,.president; Henry Bennett, secretary.  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERY  Monday ovening In the Elliot Block,'at'8  o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; William  Vice, faecretary. P. O. Box 161. , . ���  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES. H  ~~^~~S^IiSoNYSBGEyN0^7A^^  ��&     A. M. meets second Wednesday ln  **5.5��-'r  each   month.   Sojourning   brethren  /���VS -invited. yy      y        ,       ,1  NELSON ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER  No. 123, G. R. C���Meets third Wednesday.,  Sojourning companions* invited. George  ~>1] ~ ���     ~   "  Johnstone,  Z.\  mg.  W.. Matthews, S. E.  NELSON AERIE. NO. 22 'F. O. E.-  Meets second and fourth" Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett,  president;  J." V. Morrison,. sec-  _ etary.  KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7. K/O. T.^M.-i-*  Regular meetings   first  and  third  Thursdays of each month. Visiting'Sir Knights  are   cordially,, invited' to -^attend.- Dr. jW.  Rose, R.-IC; A..,W. 3?urdy,"rCom.;  G.'A.  Brown. P. C.  CLASSIITEDUDS-  ARTICLES "FOR' SALE. f  SEWING MACHINES 'OF "ALL KINDS'  for sale or rent at-the Old Curiosity Shop.  If the interview given the Rossland  Miner is authentic, director Frecheville  of the Le Roi Mining Company has not  lost much time in making up his mind  regarding one of the questions he was  supposed to investigate. _ He had beeu  in Rossland less than two days when he  declared his hostility to the miners'  union. This, to the fair-minded, would  indicate/that director -Frecheville did  not come to investigate that phase of  the trouble at Rossland. His statement  that the employees of the company had  got more out of the mine' than the  shareholders is not one that a disinterested, fair-minded a man ' would make.  Instead. It is just such a'statement as  might be erpected'from aShylock.   Di-  "rector Frecheville has made it' clear to  the miners' union at Rossland that they  ' need not expect anything -from him  other than a continuation of the war  that has been waged -^against tthem  by  \Bernard McDonald." They will be forced  to continue the fight,'for were they to  surrender, the miners', unions in British  Columbia had better 'hand -over  their  charters to the"-Mine .Owners' Associa-  * ' *  tion.'   A surrender at''Rossland would  s        _.  X  m I 0&��l��     IWiII.lH.ifII.ig 1     Oi   L-ililllLJ/l  /j\        We will hold pur regular Fall Millinery Opening on Thursday, Friday and  jff\ Saturday of this. week, when we, will show the finest Collection of French and ������  /a\ American model hats, toques, turbans and bonnets ever put on display in this 2  rrt city, having been selected by,our Miss Darveau while attending the openings  A\ in New York, Montreal, Toronto and Chicago.  Ai Some of our models are from Madame Louise Sullivan Drew, of New York,  jL and Paul Virot and' ^Pquganne," ;0f Paris.  >L We specially inyijte all the ladies of Nelson and other towns to call and  '" inspect this magnificient cpllection.  >1  m ���  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  m  1__TS___. -��_p* ���  V%70/.00.*0!0 *00*00���00*0!' '00'*00 ,00.00 .00. 00 .00. 00 .00. 00,    .Jk-',   .*->^,. "*<9>.*����_k . ���>����^. "������*,. **��v. *<��k .^-a^.^a^.*-^. >��_. .'>-��b. ���������.. -^k.>&v. -v* *^_rP__\  ^^'^.^^^*^*^'^*^.^^^*^^..^z^*^. \|/ &^^f&^f2^^?5^i��3^^^^$r*\  mean that the only unions  live in   this   free   country'  W&V *r ''���' yl3. Y.v GRIFFIN &lCO.���FRONT STREET,  y%'M V --!"Nelson, wholesalo dealers ln urovisions,  i$-ttTtl"-\    "'cured meats, butter and eggs.   , -i   ,  zJ-v-V* >'i,i '  l-vfnv  i\i-:r\  if s'tktt  ��� * " i *M  -LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS.  ,v���- TURNER, 'BEETON & CO.-CORNER;  -f��, .-{Vernon' and Josephine - streets, Nelson,  Y'-?i'-wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  , > 'goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  - I'? of -Milwaukee and Calgary Brewing Com-  t .4 pany of Calgary. '   .  7- 7 ��� -    "    ifS>.,   _,   -   WINES AND CIGARS.   * -  "J V*^CAX__PORNTA^wS_B^OM^  '    f ted���Corner of Front and Hall streets, Nel-  <���-������   son, wholesale, dealers in-wines, case'and  bull-,'and domestic and imported cigars.  C BUSINESS DIRECTORY. -  -y   i�� '    .       _ .,      -     ' r '  ,__ '^,,,...^...,._45gJ:gl?-j..9yj-...-r.JL....-..-'  "T ^rX^T^WARic^-BCH^^  i-" Aberdeen'Block,' Baker Street, Nelson.  ' -  ' \ ' CHOP HOUSE.  FOR RENT.  .^PIONEER  CHOP  HOUSE.  JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day and night.  ' 'Lunches"a specialty. Picnic and traveling  - parties supplied on shortest notice.  DRAYAGE.  '"F^KHvrSvZSysi^oSrQAP^Zr^c.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates. Apply J. T. Wilson, Phone _70, Prosser's sec-  \oiid Hand store, Ward street.   FURNITURE.   . D. J. ROBERTSON & CO., J. UltNlTOKJ-  * dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone No. 292, night 'phone No. __7. Next  - new   postoOlce   building,   Vernon   street,  Nelson.  EiTO LET-LARGE FRONT .ROOM; HK -_T__D;t  privatu family.'.Apply dilica street,-third,door���  etist of Stanley.   ,- .' -Z, ���     ."' . - ,  SIX   ROOM   COTTAGE -AT  BALFOUR,  to let by the month or for the season. Immediate   posse&sion.i Good Wishing. * Apply .  C.   W.   Busk,  Kokanee  creek.   Phone - 66a.  Or to R. H. Williams, Baker street. Nelson.  *    FOR SALE.  I'liA^rAiuF-r^^  32; females$1.  Address P. 0., Erie, B.C. >  FOR S_.I_E-SH*VERAL C\J*LOAD_ GOOD  potatoes, 810 por ton f. o. b cms Kamloops.  Addre. s McArtliur & Harpei, Kumloap-. B 0.   '  . FOR IMMEDIATE SALTO-GROCERY, Bu��-  ineHs; good locition; low rent; ownor going out  of busines _ For full particulars address O. K.;  Grand' Forks, 11. C    j,    .   ,      - ,        . ;.  ���'  .       HELP'WANTED.     .        y.  wanted ��� kor   peinjinu-   offiok;  youth who has bad pomo'. xperlence in com-  posiag room.- Address "K," 'tribune ofllce.  WANTED - STONE" MASONS, SAWYER,  waitiess, edger for sawmill, second cook, dibh-  washerri.'laundres*. Nelson Employment Agency.   Phone 2J8.  fEMPLOYMENT-AGENCIES.-  TEAS.  v  :*    WE   HAVE   INDIAN,   UEY.LON,   AND  China teas ln great variety, choicest quality. We uiaki> a specialty of blending teas  , nnd bell them in any quantity at lowest  itttes.  Kootenay Coffee Company.  JAPAN TEA OF ALL KINDS TO SUIT  your taste. Sun cured, Spider Leg, Pan  Fired; in bulk or packages. Kootenay Coffee Company.  ' THAT FINE BLEND OF CEYLON TEA  we are selling at 30 cents per pound Is  giving the best of satisfaction to our many  customers.   Kootenay   Coffee   Company.  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  FREE MXLJANG~GOlJS~F^FER?rISB.  We are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors' Exchange, Nelson, B. C, Room 4,  X. W. C. Block.  GOLD, COPPER, SILVER. LEAD  mines and prospects wanted. Send report  and samples to the Prospectors' Exchange,  Nelson, B. C��� Room 4, K. W. C. Block.  NOTICES Or MEETINGS.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  ~^__-T__-__~Tfm o n TTioZ^iyv^lFroi^SCTZ  Meets in Miners' Union Hall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Wilks, secretary ."Union scale  of wages for Nelson district per shift: Machine men $3.50, hammers men $3.25, muckers, carmen, shovelers, .and other underground laborers' 13.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at 7:30 o'clock p.  m. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, secretary.  HELP FURNISHED���WRITE, TELE-  phone, telegraph or Inquire Western Canadian Employment Office, Nelson. Phone  270. Storage���I have a large warehouse for  storing household or other goods. H. A.  Prosser.  WANTED HELP OF ALL KINDS -  Orders for help receive prompt and careful attention. R. Purdy, Employment  Agent, Stanley street, , Nelson. Telephone  44. P. O. Box 682.*  ��te ��rttam��  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  Dally by mail, one month :...%  50  Daily by mail, threo months 125  Daily by mall, six months 2 50  Dally by mall, ono year 5 00  Semi-weekly by mail, three months...    5U  Semi-weekly by mail, six months 100  Semi-veekly by mall,  one year 2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.  '  ADVERTISING  RATES.  Display Advertisements run regularly  per inch per month $4 00  It run less than a month, per inch per  insertion ..^     25  1  1-2  60  that could  would   be  those of men who "manipulated capital.  ��Any one who 'has had "experience with  (organized-greed knows'what that means.  ,,.,-i i .,   .��� r���l:���iii___ ���  \ Director Frecheville; of the Le Roi  mine is 'doing much 'the same as the  ,consulting-engineer of the Silver Kina  mine did in 1893.' He Knows all'about  the wages that'should,be paid in British  Columbia mines before he has had time  to.flnd* out the costs' of living in compar-  ison .with the costs in other ��� mining  countries. The consulting engineer, of  the�� Silver King was in British Columbia  one day, in 1893, and when he left the  rate of _wages was" made the same st  that mine as prevailed at a mine in Colorado which at the time he was manag-  iszl * The result was that the Silver  King.mine became the laughing-Btock  of the country. It was simply a home  for incapables. Millions were extracted,  but the money did not go into the pockets of the shareholders, and the company that operated it, in time, had to  *"be~reorgahizedr^Th<?7"same���thlng~i_ia_*"  happen at Rossland. The Le Roi'Will  be made an abiding-place for 'incapables  ���for no good miner will ever go near it  The millions taken from it will' be  frittered away, the shareholders will get  nothing, and British Columbia will get  a bad name. But, then, what does it  matter, so long as a few gin-guzzling^  managers and superintendents and directors succeed in making white men in,  British Columbia as dependent as  blacks are on the West Coast of Africa.  Classified Adi and Legal Notices, per  ~    ���  ���       tlo  per  word for flrst insertion  For    each   additional    insertion,  word       Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month   Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per month      25  Address all letters���  TIIE   TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  .���.���T._._���T._._..T_.T..*.-..TiiT-    __**���.*��� ..t,i*iiT,.''..TnTi.T��.y..Ti-.  * +  NOTICE TO  SUBSCRIBERS       *  BY   CARRIER.  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are delivered by  carrier will be expected to pay  the carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for the current  week.  BARBERS'   UNION,   NO.   1_6,   OF  THE  International Journeymen Barbers'  Union  of America., meets inst and third Mondays  of each month ln Miners' Union Hail at  8:30 sharp.   Visiting members Invited.  R.  McMahon, president; J. IX. ___��______. J*eo  ��t_jy-_r_a_urer; 3. C jSamibur, xweorttog  09cxt>tarj.    _ - j,  r,.,  David B. Bogle, well-known in Kootenay as an able writer, is now and has  been for some time editing the Victoria  Post, a weekly publication that was  started to boost the political fortunes  of the millionaire sawmill owner that J  The Hall-Rose damage suit against  the City of Nelson, which arose out of  the fumigation" of their office during the  small-pox scare last spring, is simply  a farce-comedy. It is merely one of the  acts in the comedy that was placed on  the boards in Nelson in the early davs  when thjere were but two medical practitioners in the town. Since then' the:  players have increased in numbers, but  the comedy has' not changed in the  slightest. Politics may divide a town;  into factions, but professional jealousies  are worse than politics, and Nelson has  got the disease bad. The danger is,  the' disease that has become chronic  with the medical practitioners may be  catching, an'djf it catches the judiciary,  what will become of the ordinary everyday people who are not of the learned  professions? Nelson has had a number  of farce-comedies in its days; but the  one now on at the court house is the  silliest ever on the boards.  years was that handed down a couple"  of months ago by the house of lords in  the case of the Taff Vale Railway Company against the Amalgamated Society  of Railway Servants.   As was to be expected the decision occupied no small  share of the  attention   of  the  British  Trades Union Congress which lately met  at ' Swansea.   The "Taff  Vale * Railway  -Company, it will be remembered, originally, mado application for an injunction to restrain the association of railway employees   from   taking   steps to  prevent the employment of men in place  of those" on strike.   On behalf.of the association "it was contended in reply that  that'-.body' could' not ' be   proceeded  against/ not* being a person, a firm, or a  corporation" rendered capable by act of  parliament of being sued.    There  was  some conflict of judicial   opinion  over  the case,-s'but' it was finally set at rest  by the house of lords, which, speaking  through -the lord chancellor, Held that  -parliament, ��� having   created   a   thing  which-1 can own property, employ   ser-  -vp.nts,' and inflict injury/must be taken  , to have. Impliedly made it capable of be-  ' ing sued in the courts of law.   A trades  union was thus'declared a suable body  under, the   English   law,   and a body  against which and against the officers of  which i an injunction ** might   be issued.  The discussion of the TafffVale decision overshadowed all other business at  the Swansea congress,   a special report  upon it by the advising council of the  ��� parliamentary committee declared that  the trades unions -had been   put-in a  very serious position.    The seriousness  of the decision, they said, .lay in the position    of   the   courts -in   relation-to  picketing.   Under the,decision it would  be'exceedingly  difficult   to   conduct   a  strike with any degree of success'Without doing illegal acts.   The consequence  of those acts, if done by persons who  .from their position might fairly be ta-  ;ken to represent a .trades union, would  be to render the funds,'ui that body lia-  able' for the damage occasioned by such  -illegal Tacts._After.t_*,reshin'g-the.matter-  out at great length,, the congress decided to carry before the house of. lords  .the flrst case in which an injunction is  sought to restrain persons from picketing during a strike.   The object in taking the test case is to ascertain how far  picketing may be 'carried .without infringing   the   law   and   rendering   the  funds.of the trades  union  liable  for  damages.   There is no idea bf fighting  the piinciple of the decision, whicli appears to have been accepted by the congress as incontestible.   It will be interesting to watch for the result of the  test case, and to see whether it will  .have the effect of widening or 'of narrowing the application of the Taff Vale  decision   to   the   general   practice   of  stationing pickets during a strike.  =\  V/hen you .purchase  with this label attached to the left.hand pocket  -i,,..        ,", - . - ���     - ,i   '-  *- '  <of the coat, rest -assured you are getting Garments, Tailor. niadc, ready, to wear,, unequalled  in '.the Dominion, of Canada for  500 Wi WiSTH  On the construction of the Arrowhead '  Kootenay^ railway in the Lardo district.  HIGHEST;WAGES PAID  In order to secure men without "delal  ordinary labor .will be paid $2.25 per daj  and axemen' $2.50 per day.  ��*  ��*  tyle, Fit, Finish ,and Maine.  Small's. "Royal Brand ClothitjLg is. sold  in every: large centre from the  M-tlantic toixhe Pacific.  CQOD STATION WORK  'CAN*.BE SECURED.  -t'.i '  tlie  For   further   particulars   apply   to  Nelson Employment .Agencies or to  CARLSON. & PORTER  CONTRACTORS.  "^-s  500 ��� Day and; Station Men  Eight   months'   work.     All   rock.  Wages $2.25 per day.  j. p. Mclean,  Elko,  B. C.  mm-TYTTTTTrTTTTTI .1 ��� , . 1 TTTirrtTTtTrTTT-  1  THE   PROSPECTORS   EXCHANGE  No. 4_'K. W. C. Block, NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Mines wanted at the Exchange.  Free Milling- Oold Properties wanted at once for Eastern Investors.  Parties having mining property for salo are tequestod to send samples of tholr ore to the  Exchango for exhibition.  We dosire to hoar from all;  laims in British Columbia.  losire to hoar from all prospootors who havo promising mineral  Prospectors and mining men are requested to make tho Exchange tholr headquarters when  Nolson. i       .     ,    -  All samples should be sent by express, Propaid.  Correspondence solicits-.  Addross all communications to * * ' 0  Telephone 104 ANDREW F.  ROSENBERGER,      ,  P. O. Box 700 ...     |\je|son> qi Qt  The manufacturers of Nelson should  form an association. If the country  keeps on growing, Nelson must become  a manufacturing center, as it is today  the chief manufacturing town in the  interior. The association if formed on  right lines would be a factor la  advancing the interests of the city.  Picketing Daring Strikes.  One of the most noteworthy decisions      __    looks after the department ot Janets and J rca_dered in Great Britain in recent   ��", o, Box ssl  BRANDY ���      ,  ' DE" LAAGE FILS & CO., XXX,  COGNAC, possesses a delicious bouquet.  DE, LAAGE FILS & CO. X X X X  COGNAC is mellowed by its great  age, and is recommended to con-  nolseurs, and for medicinal purposes.  SCOTCH  WHISKIES  THE. .DISTILLERS' COMPANY, Ltd.,  Edinburg, the largest holders in the  world of Scotch Whiskies.  THE CALEDONIAN LIQUEUR SCOTCH  Whisky is one of'the leaders���try it..  Agency for full stock at Victoria for  S. P. EITHET & 00., LTD.  Victoria.   B.' C.  A. B. GRAY,  Kootenay Representative       ���<  P. O. Box 521, Nelson.  A. R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Vll*;T*l��lTlll..ll.t|-TTTTIT��l-��ItIt��lll.Tr---____TTTT--TTT-.rT-TTTTTT-TrT_r [_1_IX11_____UX_-I-I_I��XXH1I U��_C  WEST TRANSFER CO.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  __U Kinds of Teaming and Transfer  Work.  -.gents for Hard nnd Soi'fe Coal. Im'porlal OU  Company. Wasliingtou Brick, Lima Sc Manufacturing Compauy. General cozameroial agents  and broken*.  All coal and wood strictly, on-h on delivery.  TBt-RPHO*. K 147.  Office 184 BaRer St.  W. P. TIERNEY  Telephone _G5. ,  TELEPHONE 39.  Nelson Saw  P. O. BOX 527.  CHARLES HILLYER, President. HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  Hare just lecelved 3,000,000 feet of log. fr onrldaho, and we arc prepared to cut. the largest bill  of timber of any dimensions or lengths. .Estimates given al a_.y tune. The largest stock of sadli,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.       '  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS,ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDS:   CORNER HALT,   .ND FRONT STRKKTS.  THB BINDHRT DEPARTMENT OF  THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED,  BURNS BLOCK. NBLSON.  BOOK BINDING  SPECIAL RULED BLANK EQ0?(S  SPECIAL RULED: FORMS  R. B. REILEY  SUCi-'ESSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AND WOOD WORKER  EXPERT HORSESHOEING.  Special attention given to all kind- of  repairing and custom work from outside  Corner ot Victoria and Kootenay Street,   j **>**-  Heavy  bolts  made  to'oir^r   'aa  T&LEBBOim NO. SB. j Ant  R. REISTEREBP CO.  B-OIWBBa AND BOTXTJOmOW  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Prompt and regular delivery" to the trade.  BREWEBY AT NEUU-ON  Offlee:   Two Doors West C. P. B. Oiffeer.  NOTIOP3 is lic*cb*. {.-iven thnt I intend toappJy~  at tho next t-ittim; of tho j_o_.rU of Licence Coin-  mi8*_o_.ei . for tlio City of.Nelson, to be held  aftor lhe expirntion of thiity dajs from tbe dato  hereof, foi a transfor of tho vetul liquor licence  now held bv mo for tho picmiscs bicuate on lot.  1, block 12, Baker stieet, Nodon. aud known as-  iho "Atiiabasca" saloon, to Norman T. Macleod,  of Nelson. y. J. RUSSELL.  Witne.s: Jas. O'SnEA  D-ited t' ix _ll h day ol September, 3001.  NOTIOE.  NO 1 ICE is hereby given that I intend to apply  at the next titling ot ihe Bo.aid of License Commissioners for tlie City rf .Nd.oii to be he d at  the expii ation of thirty dav.- from lhe date hereof,  for a tiaub. ci of tha 1-tetail Liquoi Licon.e now  held by me for the piwnit-fces known in tho  Bodega Saloon, situate on ihe east half of loc  nine i'i). in block ont (1). in the sa'd City of Nelaon, to William Wnlm_ley and Kdwaid C. 1. av  idson, bo:h of the snid City r.f Nclf-on.  liated this llth day of September. 1001.  W. G. ROBINSON.  ���Witness: IC. C. Davidson.  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that I intend to-  apply at the next sitting of the board o��*  license     commisaioners     for     the     City  o_ Nelson, to be held after the expiration  of thirty days from the dato hereof, for a  transfer  of  the  retail  liquor  license  now-  held  by me as  the  representative of the  John   Johnson   estate,    for   the   premises  known as the Sliver King Hotel, situate on  Baker street,  in the said City of Nelson,  on lots 7 and 8 in block 10, sub-division ot  lot 95, to M. A. Naiamith of the said Cityr  of Nelson. CAROLINA THELIN.  ,  Witness: O. A. THELIN.  Dated tbis ___ day of September, 1MB,    . I  It"  K  TOE NELSON T&i��TA;,\TO S'idOl  BANK OE I0NTESAL  CAPITAL, aU paid np-..$12,000,000.00  RUST    V.OCO.000.00  U2TDIVIDHD PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathoona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  K. S. Clopskon Goneral Manager  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay i  A. H. BUCHANAN,  Streeta.  Manager.  Branches in London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the prinoipal cities in Canada,  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers.  Grant Commerolal and Travelers' Credits,  available in any port of tho world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto,  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHIOH IS AMALGAMATED ~"  THE BANK OP BRITISH-COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFlttCE:  TORONTO.  Paid-up Capital,       -     -     -    '88 000,000  Reserve Fund,       ....  $2,000,000  ACCRECATE RESOURCES OVER $86,000,000.  Hon, Qeo. A. Cox,  President.  Savings Bank Branch  CURRENT RATI- OF INTEREST PAID.  ALL RIGHT TO BE PRETTY  B. E. Walker,  Qeneral Manager  London Office, eo Lombard Street. ��_. O.  New York  Office, ie   Exchange   Place.  and 68 Branches In Canada and the  United States.  IMPEBIAL BAM  O-B1   o:a.:__t_A-_d____  HEAD OFFICE.'TORONTO.  Capital (paid up)  Rest  H. S. HOWLAND.  D. B. WILKIE.  $2,500,000  $1,860,000   President.  General Manager.  ^A>      ib Tf - W .__T__    ______  \TT~.Zi.Z-__. __. _��_��_   \*r____      _.         ���!_       _c^-�� ' _������"*�����_ 0.1.  urry up i  T  We are Waiting for You, and will  Give You "White Treatment."  E. HAY Inspeotor,  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interost allowed on deposits.   Present rate  throe per cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Nelson Branch.  Il>-  ���/  But Don't Find it Out.  A Homeless couple living in a Family Hotel had an only Child. His mother  had him christened Claude. Not because  she had a Grudge against him, but because she had been reading these stories  to be Continued in our Next. If she had  given him a Middle name, he might have  called himself C H. oi something like  that. But she did not give him a show  _to tb.ro.v_.off the Hoodoo. He was Claude  for all time and the worst you could say  about him he tried to live up to the  Ns?ie.  When the Boy with the Handicap was  one year old his Mother began'to curl  y his hair on a Poker and then Exhibit  k  f him about the Hotel. He would be passed  K   around aiid Bitten a.tu Tickled on the  ft'  V  1  I.  I.  feet and Churned, and everyone said  he was a beautiful Child. The a other  People living at the Hotel used to como  up and borrow him to play with.  All the bleary old Gentlemen and the  stuffy old Ladies who ate peppermint  took turn about in dawdling and dancing little Claude and, blowing in nis  Ears find rubbing Noses with him. Tf  the Manikin had Sense enough to formulate Impressions in that Early and  unspoiled Period, he must have concluded that he had got into a bummy  old Woild.*-  When   Honey  was' a. little  older  he  langed through the Hotol. The Men gave  i   lum,Money and bought candy for-him  ��� and taught him to be Sassy. The Women  ���   told him he was an ipsy-dipsy Angel. A  Boy can learn more, in a Hotel than he  , can in a Kindergarten. At the age of 4  Claude tolerated his Parents  Ho had to  be  Bribed   to 'get   into   the   Bath-Tub.  When his father would get out of Patience and go after him witlra Red Slipper, then Mother would rush in and do  the   Pocahontas   Specialty.. She - would  ,, say "Noumdeed, bad old Popper shan't  ' walloD Mommer's little Skidjums."  ��  ,*__> �����*Claude   learned   that-lie  could' work  |<\     Mamma, so he became so flnnicky as a  Dramatic Star. If the toast was brown  on one side he wanted it done on both  sides, and then when it was sent back  and fl\od up for him, he would let out  a Wail because ��� the "Waiter   had   not  b; blight him a Plate with a Picture on  it.  Tho help* had to bo pleasant while  Mamma had her Eagle Eye on them,  but they often thought what a good  Scheme it would be to luig Claude into  the Kitchen and Fricassee him.  Mamma would come to Breakfast  wearing all her Diamonds, and she  would expect the entne staff of employees to drop every thing else and  run to wait on Claude. So Claude got  it into his Head that the entire Population of this Mundane Sphere was put  hero "for the Express purpose of humor-  ing him and giving hiai Nickels and tcll-  ing him he was a Pretty Boy. His  Mother and her friends would dncus-*  his Beauty so that he could overhear it.  Claude became Self-Conscious and had  the Swell Head and began to look ask-  r.uco at those who did not smell of Perfumery. And for fear that he would Un-  BBAL ESTATE  AND  MSflfiANCE BROKERS  derestimate his Importance,~his Mamma  would tell him several times" a day that  he was too good to play with the Brats.  She dressed him as much like a sirl  as possible and had him wearing Curls  and a stiff Skirt when he ought to have  been out playing First Base.  The very Idea of permitting the Jewel  to mingle with the Lower Classes in  the Public Schools gave her the Cholly-  Wobbles. Claude grew up as a spintuelle  Hot-House Flower, with a Wide Blue  Sash and his Nose in the Air. He would  sit m the Hotel office and bite his finger  nails and feel weary of Adulation. Sometimes the other kids would see him at  the Window and beg him to come out.  just for a little while and they wouldn't  do a thing to him.  Once or twice the Male Parent wondered what they would make out of the  Boy, but Mamma shuddered at the suggestion of Claude being put to Work.  Some of the Worldly Boarders around  the Hotel suggested that he become a  Cloak Model. Claude had no.Plans'of his  Own. He knew that he was the handsomest and dearest Thing that ever grewi  up in a Family Hotel and therefore he  would be coddled and indulged for all  time.  " Finally he became so long-legged that  they had to pull him out of Knickerbockers and cut off his Curls, or else  People  would   have  thrown  Things at  him. When he gave up being a Pretty  Boy and tiied to be a Young,Man, he  .was a downright-case .of Polish. He was  ab'out  so  many  Pounds  bf  Veal.   The  same Young Ladies who had used* him  as a .Plaything told him "Scatt!" when  he came around and wanted to resume  the Occupation of Holding .Hands.  ,   ,  When   he   began   to   attend   Dancing  Pai ties  he  discovered  that the* husky  Youth with  the  big Knuckles and  he  Golf Face was the Main Torch, and m  grown-up   Society   a   Fellow'-��� couldn't  travel very far on his Complexion. The  Young Men did not know that he was a  Delicate Organism brought up in a Glass  Case, so they called him Jessie, the Sewing Girl, and walked over him' roughshod   When he called them Mean. Old  Things they threatened to. give "him a  Slap on the Wrists.        "   *    ^ -     '     '  All he could do was to fly to Mamma  and pour out his Griefs. For ten years  Mamma always had something to talk  about, and that was, how Claude was  bei__; Abused >   *  But no matter how often they threw  him down ana then piled things on ton  of him, Claude couldn't free himself of  tho Belief that'he was a" Pretty Boy and  that all the others ought to tell him  so and let him have his own way.  Even when he was thirty and had a  b?d set of Whiskers and no Shape to  speak of, ho wanted all the Women to  rush to him when he entered a Room,  lie wanted to sit in somebody's lap and  have Her to tell him that he was too  Sweet for any use. Then, when they elbowed him back into a corner and tried  to forget thai, he was present, he would  become peevish and say "Oh, Fiddle!"  But he was still Claude to his Mamma.  What his Father called him it would be  impossible to tell, as the Postal Reg-  -ulations-do-not-permit-such-Matter-to-  go through the Mails  MORAL: It is all light to be Pretty,  but don't find it out.  SAVINGS   BANK  DEPARTMENT.  THB   CtTEKENT   RATH   OF   INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Nelson Branch���Burns Block, 221 Baker  Street.  J. M. LAY,' Manager.  profitable to himself, or to inflict injury  upon the would-be seller. The first move  he tries to justify on business grounds;'  the second he never acknowledges. Human" experience .has ;shown< over- and  over again, that no man ever'added a,  substantial prop to- his own business,  interests by pulling down^those of his  .enow-man; ^nd to inflict loss upon  others" to the detriment of the community, is like derailing a passenger-^ train  to get even-with the conductor. There are  few mining districts in' this state where  the backcapper has not operated with  success. Many districts have surrendered to' the virus of his hoodoo and  gone into permanent retirement. While  the wild-catter is busy trying to swindle  the would-be purchaser, the backcapper is equally busy, in a more quiet way,  trying to prevent the. sale of desirable  properties. Each' is in. his own way a  pest. Both are enemies'to the communi-,  ties in which they operate and should]  become the targets for public disapproval. With" ;higher standards in the mining industry the ''wildcatter ' and tile  backcapper will fbe forced out of the  field, and the waters of oblivion will-  close in over the tribe, for like Othello,  their occupation will be gone.���.Butte  Mining World. {  9\  tf.  fl.  m  9\  9\  (��\ Elgin and Waltham Watches, all manner pf Cases, ,and Diamonds..  m- ���  ' '       Our. Watch and Jewelry department have  no  . equal in B. C.   All work guaranteed.   Mail orders  receive our prompt and careful attention.  You never hear of our 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 "memo" if the customer orders "The Best in the House." We're not afraid  of losing outright sales between the going out and coming back of the goods! You don't have  to send a dozen times before the right thing is delivered, dur stock of Watches and Diamonds  is so large that goods out on "memo" don't handicap us once in a 'dog's age. Ought to be pretty  good people to deal with, don't you think?    , -   ,   *, ' ...  A big and.wisely chosen assortment.  J&-��?'*��T ��� <��* *00.0&* 00.00. ^. 00ifi0.00.0t0. (0.00.0.-0.0.  _-l  _> r-r.1  z$^M  w  ��       * - _* z ��rrryti!k��^zSM  The W .er^M  "���'- 'm&'is?  A * *** -I t  r  _���  " NOTICE  TO  SUBSCRIBERS  *        ,        'BY   CARRIER.  On Saturday next, subscribers  whose Tribunes are" delivered by  jjam.er will be expected to pay  the'carrier TWENTY CENTS, the  subscription price for the current  -week..  *  t-  ������������������^^__ '  WERE AHEAD OF COLUMBUS  In Discovering America * \  i' Professor Fryer of the University of  California, brings to .light new/,-viderice  tending to prove that Buddhist> priests  discovered America -1000- years before  the sailing of Columbus. " The evidence  iss both documentary" and substantial.  ,Of the evidence of,yearly Chinese documents, professor Fryerisays:    > ��� I  Is Always in Evidence.  Agents for l.out Lake Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor safes.  These safes can he bought from us on*  two year's time without interest.  Ward Bros.  333 West Baker Street, Nelson.  TREASURY STOCK FOR SALE  25,000 shares ROYSTON GOLD MINES,  , Ltd- This is a good time to buy, as these  shares will advance in the near future.  20,000  shares of IMPERIAL MINES,  Limited, at 5 cents. For a few days only.  10,000   shares    LADREAU   VALLEY  I MINES, Ltd , at 15 cents. These shares  [advance 5 cents on the 1st of October.  Por particulais of abovo apply to  REGINALD J. STEEL  Official Broker, Nelson.  [HENRI'S MBSBBIBS  APSARY#S CREEMHOUSES  Greenhouse and Beddingr out Plants.  ���   Lowest   Prices.  IbBB SUPPLIES, SEHOS, FEKTILIZXSItS  Agricultural implements, fruit baskets  [and crates, fruit and ornamental trees,  l/bulbs for fall planting1. |  Catalogues Free.  lum Westminster Rom.  Vancouver  Of all God's cattle roaming at large  on the face of the earth, the backcapper is the worst  He wages war against  tho community in wliich he lives and  perioims  tno  dog  in  tne manger act  whenever the opportunity presents itself.  He is found, more or less, in all vocations, but the field in which he delights to revel���in which he can kick  his heels the highest and snort the loudest���is  the  mining industry.  Here his  diversified talents for slander and mis-  repiesentation   find   room   for   ample  scope. '��� Knowing that  capital  is timid,  especially   seeking   investments   on   a  large scale  as  is  usually  the case  In  mining deals, the backcapper recognizes  his golden opportunity to gloat. He oils  up his hoodoo, sees that every part of  its delicate machinery is in perfect order,  and then gets a focus on the would-be  purcheaser. Usually he Drings down his  game, and with a large invoice of satisfaction   in   stock   hunts   for   another  victim    His   most   flattering   triumphs  are registered when the sale of a mining  pioperty   is   almost   consummated,  and when its reputation is as sensitive  to slander as the good name of a pure  woman. It is then that he approaches the  bu>er with the statement that he hopes  the seller will do well by letting go of  the property for he could do nothing  with it himself, on account of reasons  known only to those on the inside. With  language of this type, covert insinuations  thp-t Jnay mean little or mucli.'he frighten^ .capital into indefinite delay and  finally perhaps succeeds in preventing  the deal. Thus ft loss inflicted upon.the  seller who lacks th.e money to work the  property���upon the:-buyer," who misses-  the opportunity of a lifetime to quadruple his wealth, and upon the community that loses the industrial value of 'a  producing mine. The backqapper is actuated by one of two motives���the hope  that he can deflect capital .from its  avowjeil  purpose   into   channels  more  "The narrative states that there was  a Buddhist priest named Hui Shen,  originally a native of Cabul, who, in the  year 499 A. D., during the reign of the  emperor Yung Yuan, came from the  country of Fusang to 'Kmgchow, the  capital of the dynasty of Tsi, 'situated  on the river Yang-tse The country being in a state of revolution, it was-not  till the year 502 that ho nad an opportu;  nity of going to the court of. the emperor Wu Ti, of the new Liang dynasty.  He gave presents to the emperor of curious articles brought from Fusang*  among which was a material looking  . like silk, but the threads of which could  support a great weight without breaking.���This-was evidently_the fiber-of-the-  Mexican agave. He also presented 5 a  mirror a foot in diameter,, possessing  wonderful properties, and resembling  those in use in Mexico" and other local^  ities in America at that time. The em-;  peror treated him as an envoy from  Fusang, and deputed one of the four  four principal feudal lords, named Yu  Kie, to interrogate him regarding the'  country, and to take down his story in  writing. This was accordingly done,  and we have what is undoubtedly the  original text, with only perhaps here  and there a typographical error which'  can be easily explained. . ,  ���'Among other things, Hui Shen said  that the people of Fusang were formerly   in   ignorance   of   the   doctrines   of  Buddha, but during thereign of the Chinese emperor Ta Ming of the Sung dy-t  nasty, or A. D. 548, there were five bik-  shus,   or   Buddist  monks  from   Cabul,  who traveled there and promulgated the  knowledge of the doctrines, books and  images of Buddhism. Their labors werej  successful, so they;ordained monks fronjv  among the natives, and thus the customs and manners of the people were  soon reformed. He gave particulars of,  the  journey  through  the Aleutian Islands 'and Alaska,  with the length/of  the route and a description of the "inhabitants. He described the country oft  Fusang as 20,000 11, or 6500 miles, to the  east of Kamschatka, and also due east  from China   It'grows great numbers of|  fusang trees, which, when they first ap-'  pear   above   ground,   are   like   bamboo  shoots, and the people eat them. Threads  are spun from the skin of the plant,  which are woven into cloth from which  clothing is made, or. else it is made into  embroidery   They also use the fibrous  material of the fusang for making paper. These and many other features seem  to point to the Mexican agave. Red pears  are mentioned which agree in description  with the fruit of the prickly pear, while  grapes   are   represented   as   plentiful.  There is plenty of-copper, but no iron;  and no money value is put on,gold or  silver. Their markets are free and there  are no fixed prices.  "The manners and, custom^' of the  people, their forms of government, their  marriage and funeral ceremonies, their  food and clothing,, the ethod of constructing their houses, the absence of  sldlers and military weapons, cities and  fortresses, Y are all particularly noted,  arid agree with. no country bordering  on the Pacific, except on tbe continent  of America in general, and in Mexico  in particular. To suppose that Hui Shen  could have invented all these statements"  and that his story can be satisfactorily  explained. ;upon any pother theory^than  that'he"_jadfactually made the journey  which '(he' so ^truthfully and soberly describes i_C to say the least of it, absurd."  Praised in His Strength. 7 y    ���  >   The qualities! which   gave   sir Louis'  Davies a- claim to the praise of an independent journal were not the hazy development of'his determination <to qiiit  the political field. Sir Louis Davies' record has been approved, not because he  is, no longer a political factor,*- but' ifor,  the^ reason that he exhibited as a minister in the Laurier government-public^  ^virtues -which,were in fine contrast to*  .the conduct of   prominent   colleague's.';  The praise accorded the retiring minister s of dominion fisheries by The Tele-'  gram  was  not _the  empty compliment*  which -frequently, follows   administer'  into, private life. *, Sir 'Louis Davies con-',  -duct, in the ,private -bills committee at"  Ottawa, was long,', age favorably   com-^  mented uponjn these columns.   His im-^  munity "from" charges of abuse of \ his  public trust was also accorded the significance   which*   that   distinction' de-"  served, and.The,Telegram's recognition'  of Jhis* services' on> retiring to the bench'  was no "more   pronounced   than praise"  which ,was ^bestow.ed cupon< him when  he was* anr active political- influence.���  Toronto'Telegram. f  '^^___��-___.^&:_&^&:_&U__-__&__2:_a2_a__^__^!__m*^-^^ii't  17   r    . yzw.\y T ~ , r ~ ^ "--ftftw/A^MK  .-_-..__.-:. >\m  com:Pi^i5rx  OFFICE: BAKER STREET WEST," KELSOff. B. C.  TELEPHONE (iO/21B.   P. 0. BOX'688.  tr.  Want to Ohan'pe Name of Islands '  -'"NEW YORK, September 30.���A suggestion1*, which is ^meeting with favor, is  to change'the "name of the Philiipin'e  Islands to the McKinley Islands, says th'e  Washington correspondent 'of the Trihune. It is intended to bring the .proposition before --the next* congress. A part  of the scheme'embraces-the idea of bestowing upon the different islands and  provinces, the names, of -the* men most  prominently identified with-the acquisition and management of the islands.  N|ARBLE, BUILDING STONE,  y BR#f*ND LIWIE . . . . ,  <   .        ' - /'''��� -; . ���      <\ -   1 \ t-        _ -��  -  . ; -The Mansfl^'/'Manufabturing^Company^-  ;; have the abover'mentipne(i;buildiDg materials'f  X for sale tat reasonable/prices.' .jSpeciaL'qubjta-.^  fs/tions to vbiiilders-and "contractors, for large'^  , orders.      \ - ������    *.i       >.-.������>���   .   ,--   *,*..v.< ^_*jv  .f>  *-.  ,"''"flS4_**  ':Vtf_   ^sg  iUEEII'S  V.f ?  CEOERS BfrMkit^ PROMPTLY AtTENDEDYTO  .    .. ���    *> '  ��      ,   . ,r_.  FOTIOB.^ iV;?"?>f* y_ Uf  . sssfSJ0*:���*��*��?. Nisi Mui. *S����iiSf*  Terminer  and > General DeHvery���   will-?ba v'^raF  ��?-&? ,In 'the Court' House,1, at rjf o'cloe^^M  .?_.!��V?,ren.00n*,at Jh.�� Places,ancL-on .the.? W  ^^_.s ���following, 'naftiely: __ ��* . .--^-���'C-'J vwi-J^-lvej  .���C!iy Vlct��ria, 1st October'1901>fCivil only;����i  CW_l^_J^_V??vll,e-  ^tjOotatHafeWftjr  ���oiyii ana criminal.      ��--",������ �����*-< Jt'rfA'sfti^-olijwJ.,-������  Town of .Clinton;-8th Oe���ol^r,^mCCciva.'iS^t.  and'crlmlnal.   >   . v��_.   -V -=..-   /,f^^"^W^.  Town of Golden.'8th October.^Ml.-'.'-vH^feSJ'S.  -_- (   ���'i.P.*  .i?"y/_,J?i j__.eZ?isJ.oke._ 32th fOotobSeJ^WOi'/.  Civil and criminal.  Tr- uk~-rf��.-ii!iw*  iaintynu .1Nel? Westminster,'21st October.  1901.  Civil and criminal..-. ���> < ft. . -��� si*-  s.S}j3T1  ��f,' Vancouver.^22nd-, October,'.; 1901.'\    <-  -.Civil only. ,    t.jj.->-> / .r, ,_, _ w-r    *���,*&,���>> ,U  *^.C1��y   ��i  Greenwoods,22nd   OctoberjFlSKtt... '  -C��.J and'crlminal.j>rfv-^". r- ->m^r~~$mv    ' tt'>  -  City of Victoria; 22nd,pctoberriDOlScrlm---',  _lnal only. '. -".--���_ *; _ ���"'   , \- u- ' k��A <&,-.��* -  City   of -"Ka__loo���s.. sard   O/.tfivf-i^^.ioni  GOMP J*L2X~��  City bf  Civil and  .City of  Civil and  By command  H> JY. D.~ PRENTICE.V-5*  Provincial  Secretary.".:  j -r. . ,', .. ������ -m-v-iiu-n.- oecrexaryi"^>/r_r��giir3S'  ' Provincial;,, Secretary's Department, $nstb*&y&M  August, r 1901, t- A T  y^, y,L,ll, 3^ ��W  .NOTICE TO DELINQUEOTpoVo^EE.^i .u  To John ... McAndrews or-to'any person^-^Ml  or persons to. whom he'may have trans- ��2 ..i.'-Usgl  ferred his interest in the.Black'Diamond?'".-*. ^^i'  mineral claim,, situate on _.he north'* side^"  of  Beary creek,   about' three .miles .from hi  the town of Ymir, lying'south of arid ad- v/v *&^|  OFFICE:    BAKER .STREET WEST, NELSON, B. C.  BAKER   STREET,^ NELSON.  Lighted by Electricity and Heat1  ed with Hot Air,  Large comfortable bedrooms and' flrst-  plass dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men. 5 �� < ' (  RAT'-ZSJEg RERlbAY__  M\rs. L 0. GlarKe, Prop.  Late of the Rojal Hotel, Calgary  %��. de,* llm&d j  Baker and Ward  Streets,  Nelson.  The only hotel In Nelson  that has remained under one management since ISDO  The  bed-roouu    i**<*-  well   furnished  and  llfe'hted by electncH..  The bar is always s_.i__.ea  my the best  * domestic* and importnrl liquors.and cigars.  THOMAS MADDl-N,' Proprietor.  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 $5 to ?6 per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LAUGHLIN. Proprietor.  r W\  joining the Evennig Star mineral claim. A   -  ^iM  ^Nelson mining dlvlslon-of WesKKooteimy.','-' <uinP  district,  and  recorded  in'vthe  recorder's* >���=   <&��&  office for the Nelson mining division.1  >  You and each of you'are hereby notified  that  I   have   expended, two   hundred 'and  twelve    dollars , - and  ' twenty-five " cents  you tail or'refuse to-contrlbute vour poi-  tlon of all such expenditures together with  all costs of advertising, your interests in  tl3*-xLsald claims will become the property  ofiVh.*-,subsciiber under section 4 of an act*  cntltleO. "Am Act to Amend the Mineral  Act. 1900,' ! , JOHN DJ-AN.  Dated at Nelson this llth day of Septem-  isGrp x��fi.jL> zi  J km  * *!$&__  - 77wl  Ti HOUSE  slogan mmmii hotel  X H. McMANUS, Manager.  Bar Btocked with best brands of wines,  liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught. Large  comfortable rooms. First olass table board.  ***************************  THESE  HOT DAYS  QUENCH  YOUR  THIRST WITH  Anhouser Busch  Beer, Pabst (Milwaukee Boor. Calgary Beer, Reisterer & Co. Beor,  Gdsnoll Beer, and  Double Jorsoy  Buttermilk.  MANHATTAN  SALOON  Double Jersny  Buttermilk.  321 TO 331 BAKKR STREET, NELSON  MEALS 25 CENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heatedly Steam 25 Cents to $1  AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN  PLANS  Hkad Offiob at  NELSON, B. C.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  tii*-*-**********m*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*:ft  i  iii  tH  a.  m  Hi  \H  _<  ARTHUR    GEE  MERCHANT TAILOR  LADIES' TAILOR  s made surra.  BAKER  STREET EAST.  Markets at  Nelson,  Rossland,  Trail,  Kaslo, Ymir,  Sandon,  Silverton, Ne*F  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver,  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  i ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  FISH AND POULTRY IN SEASON  K.W.0 BLOCK  WAEI) STREET  E. C, TRAVES, Manager  ORDERS BY MAIL RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION.  ,  NOTIOE.  In the county court of Kootenay Lolden'  at Nolson,  in  tho matter of the estate  and effects of Ale_is Swanson, late, of  thp city of Nolson, deceased Intestate.  Notice i_  hereby givn that by an cider *  In    hi-.   Kou i , i r *, ,  22nd day of August, A. D. 1001, Clas T.  Swanson was appointed admliiibtrator of  tha personal estate and effects of _:id deceased -Notice is also heieby given that all'  persons having claims asain.t the said  _dcceased_ure-ioqulred----AvKMn-thIrt.-_.-y3~  of the date hereof to forward them with  full particulais duly verified by statutory  declaration to the said administrator at  Nolson aforosild L  And notice is also hereby Khen that after  such last mentioned date si-d admlni>-tra-  tor will proceed to distribute the as-sels of  the said deceased acfoiding to law without  regard to any claims of which he shall  th.n not have received notice  Dated this 29th day of August. A D. 1901.  EL MOT .. LENNIE.   Solicitors  for  the Adminlsti.itor.  OEETIFIOATE   OF  IMFKO YEMEN TS  NOTICE-CITY MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate In the Nelson Mining Division of  West  Kootenay  District  Where located. About one mile south of  Nelson.  Take notieo that I, Wiliam John Goepel.  Tree Miner's Certificate .No 50,500. intend,  sixtv days from the datb hereof, to applv  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action un- t  der section S7, must be commenced before  tho   issuance   of  such   Certillcate   of  Improvements  Dated this 16th"day of August. A. D.  1901- W.   J.   GOEPEL.  OEETIFIOATE   OF IHFE0VEMENTS.  NOTICE-NELSON M1NDI.A1. CLAIM,  situate ln the Nelson Mining Division o_  West   Kootenay  District.  Where located: About one mile south oC  Nelson.  Take notice that I, John Paterson.  Free Mlnci s Coilltic.ite No 50,727. Intend,  sixty days from the dato hereof, to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Giant ot the above cUIm.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before  the issuance of such CertificatP of Improvements.  Dated this ICth day of August A. D.  1901. JOHN   PATERSON.  OEETIFIOATE   OF IMPE0YEMENTS.  NOTICE. ��� MONUMENT MINEItAZj  claim, situate in the Nelson mimni,- division of West Kootenay district. Where located: At the head of Grohman creeK on  Grohman mountain Take notice that 1,  J. M. McGregor, acting as agent for Stevia  Hawkins, free miner's certificate No.  b50,435, and Louis Strand, free miner s certificate No. b-7,293, 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;37, must be corn-  that action, unded section 37, must be commenced before the Issuance of such certificate of ��� improvements.   -'  j. M. McGregor.  Dated this 12th day of Aufrust. IDOL  -���.-���: NOTIOE.  ��� We bee to notify the merchants and busines  men of Nolson that we have purchased the bUBi  ness'and good will of tho Pacific Transfer Company, whioh It ig our intention of incorporating  with the buslnefs of the Nelson Freighting &  Transfer Company, we remain yours  ,   R.H. WILLIAMS,  Manager Nelaon JF.~& T, Co,  "381  7>*i&  "Ml  rf  i&i 35BE .-'NELSON; TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY MORNING,  OCTOBER % 1901  #*  ���v;  'X. >,  ��j�� *  it'-  -'*���.*-<���  Ijfey. -  ** T*1*   ** ?  PURSES  "'���"' ���*''.'  *  1                                        i   ���,:,   1 _p_IE dollar yon "make" is no bigger or better  1 than tbe dollar you "save." We do not MAKE  dt.li*>r_, but we can SAVE them'for you by dealing  witli us. Begin the right way and invest in one of  our fine PURSES. Our goods are all new and our  prices tho lowest.    No trouble to show them.  W. F. Teetzel & Co.-  VICTORIA BLOCK                                            NELSON, B. C.  PURSES  Having added to my stock a large,  range of Youth's Boy's-and Children's  clothing, I am now prepared to offer  to the public the best variety of these  goods ever shown in Nelson.  Everything Is new and up-to-date  and are selling at the very lowest prices.  Intending purchasers will 'do well to  examine my stock and get prices before  purchasing elsewher.  CITY AND DISTRICT,  The Lawrence Hardware Company yesterday made a 2-ton shipment of drill  steel to a mining company operating at  Alberni, on the.west coast of "Vancouver  Island.  M. Scully leaves for the coast cities  for a two-weeks recreation trip. He  will be too late to see the royalties, but  there are always attractions in Vancouver Victoria, and Seattle.  The Nelson-Poorman-mine wagon  wagon road is said to be a good piece  of work; but teamsters who have been  over it say there should be a few turnouts made, so as to give teams a chance  to pass easily.  E E. Phair yesterday put in his new  mahogany bar and fixtures. The bar is  handsomely carved and the back-bar is  fitted up with the best of mirrors and  set off to advantage with tasty electric  light fixtuies. It is easily the handsomest bar m the city.  217 and 219  "Baker Street  J. A. GII.KER  iff '*  Harry Wright, registrar of birth,  deaths and marriages, has completed his  report for the quarter ending September  30th. The figures show. 27 births, 26  deaths, and 23 marriages, and it is safe  to say that not more than one-half of  the births are registered.  David McBeath is back from East  .Kootenay. He has taken 40 stations on  the Crow's Nest Southern at a point  about 3y2 miles east of Elko. The work  is loose rock and rock. "Dave" says he  ha-3 a show to make a little money. His  outfit was shipped from Nelson last  night.  The work of putting in the foundation  for the new compressor at the Poorman  mine on Eagle creek is making good  headway. It is expected that the compressor will be installed within 30 days,  and it is expected that 10 days after  work is started at the mine, the 20  stamps of the Granite mill will be  pounding ore. *  The county court case of Thomas  Combs vs. John Callaghan was taken up  yesterday afternoon after the adjournment of the case of Hall vs. LaBau. Both  the parties in this action are from Trail,  the plaintiff having entered suit against  the defendant for ?50 for services rendered as hotel porter. Judgment was  given for the plaintiff with costs-  life  ��_**��� ��'^-S>" *���<  as&S&iV*   -�� -�� ._   ^k"  Stlk.H.\fc*  MMr ..\M,  wfi$ ���**-'.'.  *&?w '-r>  ^3j$^aa^^s��^^3a-^s3^3^f$a33#'  ���p.'.  REFBIG  HA-VSM0GKS  Now is your time to get ,a bargain in ,these  lines  as  we  ���,-it'must*;dispose bf them'all this month.    If you   want'one  or  '."%IK:'- "Vbbth of these -lines* the' prices won't hinder'you. "      ,  BAWRENCE   HARDWARE   CO.  ���_     7 Imnorters and Dealers ln Shelf and Heavy Hardware.  ���t3_*(_  mx  SHAMROCK   II  I ���- ���>  May  not win the yacht  race,  but  LIPTO-i'S TEAS ARE SURtWEHNERS  WE HAVE THEM  Red Label Ceylon, 50c pound package/:  Yellow Label Ceylon, 75c pound package.  People who drink green tea ought to try our Regal  Brand uncolored Japan. It is the best on the market.   Pound package 50c.  We also carry Spider Leg and Gunpowder Tea.  Telephone 134  Nelson. B. C.  Morrison & Caldwell  w  ~x$i  m  &&m��.m&m&&&��&��&&����&&&&&&  ,*���  ...  fi. AiiJsjt ^^^^^g^^^  d^th  /  F?OSSL,AJND   ENGINEERING  WORKS  cunliffb & McMillan  Founders,  Boilermakers and Machinists.  ORB OAR8, flkips. cage", ore bin doors, chntea and general wrought Iron work.' Our ore care are  the best on thn market    Write u. for references and full particulars.  SBCO ND HAND MACH1NERY FOR SALJ_.-One 5-foot Pelcon water wheel, width 600 feet, "8 to 16"  spinal riveted pipe. One 10x5x13 outside packed plunger einking pump. Rock drills, stoping  bard. Sec &c * -  AGENTS NORTHBY PUMPS. STOCK  CARRIED.  ��    O.   Box  198. THIRD   AVENUE,   ROSSLAND.  ' Herr Steiner is back in Nelson. He  will spend the next three months in  coaching the members of the Nelson Operatic Society in a couple "of, operatic  productions which they, have in hand for  the approaching, winter months. One Of  the operas which it is proposed to pro-  -duce is the old favorite The Chimes of  Normandy, in connection with which  a number of catchy novelties will'be introduced.     *    -.        $  Harry Stutter has been engaged as  drivei of the fire ��� department, team ��� in  the place of James Boyd/ whose resignation was accepted by the council on  Monday; evening- Driver Boyd,has entered the service of the Nelson Freighting & Transfer < Company. It is likely  that Stutter will be retained as (driver  until; the next meeting of the council,  .when applications for the position will  be opened 'by the council.  Real estate taxes are coming in much  better this year than last. So far this  year there has been received on account  Of taxes $1131.75, as against less than  ?50 for the corresponding period last  year. For tj}$ quarter ending last month  .the receipts from various sources were:  Taxes $1131.75, electric \\%h% rates  $4846.26, water rates $3603.71, licenses  $5602.50; police court fines $440.25, miscellaneous $855, dog taxes $156, burial  permits $30, supplies $10 90, scavenger  rates ,$1308.72, weigh scales $65.  The meeting ofthe wholesale grocers  which was called for last evening in  .the office of the A. Macdonald Company,  "drew _a ��� very representative turnout of  J;he_j6cal_wholejLale__men._The_ meeting  was called for the purpose of taking action with respect to securing a wholesaler's tariff for outward shipments  from Nelson men in the retail trade,  and while the matter'was discussed no  action was taken, as it was deemed best  to adjourn the meeting until Thursday  evening at 5 o'clock, when the members  of the association will meet in the offices of the J. Y. Griffln Company.  Alex. McQueen, the well-known drummer, arrived in Nelson last evening from  Grand Forks. He says railway construction is active in the Boundary and the  people are beginning to think that the  Grand Forks & Republic railway' oufit  mean business. In fact they are making  better progress with their work than  the men in charge of Jim Hill's branch  of the Spokane Falls & Northern and-  will beat their rivals into Republic by  several weeks. The Hot Air Une, as it  is called, has Its work now well covered  all the way from Grand Forks to Republic and its steel and rolling stock is reported to be on the road.  The returns for the port of Nelson for  the months of September show that  during' the month the collections amounted to $16,070.68. The total value of  the imports for the same period was  $72,950, of which $65,729 were dutiable  and $7226 ,free. The importance of these  fiH-ures lies in the fact that while business has" generally been conceded to 'be  dull,' the customs returns show that  kthere has been fully 25 per.cent more  business transacted through the custom house than there was during the  corresponding month of the previous  year, when there was not even a whisper of dull times. This speaks volumes  for Nelson as a trading center, as it  shows that its merchants regard as insignificant; an advance of 25'per.."cent  in their trade. For September, 1900, the  total collections for the port of Nelson  was $11,175.25, and the total value of  imports $52,489 of which $44,221 represented the goods of a dutiable nature,  and $8260 the free goods.  A party of 100 Italians arrived In  Nelson on Monday evening over the C.  P. R. en route for the Lardo branch.  When they arrived in this city the Italians refused to give iip possessiori of the  car^ in which they were and the employees of the railway were at a loss  what to do when some one suggested to  turn the hose on the new arrivals. There  is an excellent pressure at the depot  and in a few minutes the Italians came  floating through the doors of the coach  in the mostapproved fashion. The visitors then decided to come up town, and  A. Ferland worked off 100 odd hats upon  the party before they got past his premises.  About 20 little boys and girls, ranging in age from 3 to 11 years, gave an  entertainment on Monday night at the  resid/ence of Jame? rMcPhee on Mill  street. The little folks had been drilled  for the occasion by Mrs. Hogan, who  acted as staga manager. Nora Scott  played the violin and made a recitation;  May Harwood gave an imitation of club  swinging and recited the "Bald-headed  Man;" Mamie Hogan gave a song-and-  dance; Maggie McPhee rendered a solo  like a prima donna; Alma Demars sang  a song in French; Jimmie Hogan gave  an Irish clog; Sadie Hogan, Katie McPhee, Kittle Scott, Agnes Harwood, and  Stella Hogan recited and warbled songs;  Gordon McPhee made a stump speech,  much better than his daddy ever did.  On the whole the entertainment was  creditable to the children and their instructress and was much enjoyed by the  relatives and friends of the children  present.  Nelson Mining Division Records.  Certificates  of work  were yesterday  issued'to Joseph Campbell, on the Rust-'  ler;��Jessie Graham, on the Springfield;  and to-Alex McQuaig, on the Port Lince.  The' following new locations were recorded: Key, on the north fork of Salmon river, 3% miles from Erie, by  William Flannigan;^ Custer, on Brie  mount'ain,^^. miles from'Erie, by W.  J. Wilson.'-'  Three bills of sale were recorded. In  them William ".Flannigan, transferred to  Martha Collins'a quarter interest in the  Fissure^ a half interest in the Monitor,  and'a-half interest in the Standard  mineral claim.'   < ' ' '  NELSON, B.C.  KASLO, B.C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C.!  H. BYERS &  TO SPORTSMEN:  We have the finest assortment of Guns and most complete stock of Ammunition ever receive.  in Kootenay. / Mauser, Winchester, Marlin, Savage, and Stevens Rifles. Winchester Smokeless anc  Savage Carbines. Ask to see the Winchester Carbine and Bouchardt Automatic Pistol, unequalec  for simplicity, accuracy and effect.  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  Blowers,   Exhausters,   Hand   Shaft  Pumps,  Pipe and  Fittings Steam  Packing,   Leather  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore CaVs, Canton Steel.  anc  AT THE HOTELS.  ��� ,  HUME���T. L. Carr, Moyie; colonel  Breyton, Kaslo;' Clayton S. Berryman,  Spokane; C. A. Cameron, Vancouver;  Miss Read, Victoria; F. P. Wilson, Vancouver; W. M. Anderson, Erie; Charles  Of, Enterprise.  PHAIR ���- Arthur E. Rowland, Toronto; E. J. Anderson, Robson; O.  Strathearn, Kaslo; A. McQueen, Grand  'Forks; E. Jacobs, Greenwood; Lee  Coombs, Rossland; W. F. DuBois, Arlington.    ,  ' QUEENS���R. A. Hilton,"Silverton; S.  Brooke, Kamloops; John Aconit, Erie;  D. C. Burbrick, Salmo; S. DesBrisay,  Ymir; D. A. Cameron, Ymir; Ed Lind,  Ymir; H. Perdry, Slocan.  GRAND CENTRAL���Philip Rahol,  Molly Gibson; A. McPherson, Chicago;  A. Browning and son, Republic; Paul  McClelland and wife,' Spokane.  MADDEN���John C. Ryan, Spokane;  W. Murphy, Rossland.  NELSON���W. D. Morton and T. Lord,  Spokane. ���  TREMONT���C. Cameron, Robson.  Mrs. ��. McLaughlin  Will Display  Today  an Attractive  0 . - _" e -.i      \ -,  StocK of Hats,  including all the;  Newest Models.  D. ItycARTHUR  & Go'y  RALPH CLARK, I. Q. NELSON,  Undertaker, Night Call 238.   > Manager.  Furniture Dealers  Fuqeral Directors  and Embalmers  Worth  Oak   Center   Tables $3 50  Oak  Center Tables 6 00  'Oak' Center   Tables & 00  Oak    Leather    Seat   Fancy  Rocker > '. 4 50  ���__'m  Folding  TaMe 5 00  Elm   Folding. Table 6 00  Cane Veranda Chairs  8 00  Cane Veranda Rockers.*........-6 60  Vor  *2 75  4 50  3 75  .16  3 75  4 25  450  4 75  Parlors in West Block,  _��� - ,  Corner Baker and Hall Sts.  Notice of  Millinery Opening  Will Appear Later.  TO   IV-AK-0    ROOM    FOR   OUR    FAT-L  STOCK, OF .^CARPETS AND RUGS  WILL   GO   AT ' COSTi  TO   CLEAR���BABY   CARRIAGES   AND  GO-CARIS AT LK_!S  TH__N COST.  ***********.**.************  IH. H. PLAYFORD & GO. ��  '9  9  if  !f  ��_  Hi  tli  I TOBACCO   AND   CIGAR*  $ MERCHANTS.              ��  9 f  *   '   9  9   9  9 <l>  $ P. 0. Box 637. Telephone 117. $  % #  **.**********************��  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S CHOCOLATES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  GANONG'S FANCY CANDIES  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.  KOOTENAY....  CQFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Boasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffee  **************.****.******  We aro offering at lowest prices tbe besb  grades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Onr Bes., Mocha and Java Coffee, per ���  pound 9 40  Mooha and Java Blend, 3 pounds    1 00  Choice Blend Coffee, 1 pounds    1 00  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounds .......   1 00  Rio Blend Coffuo, 6 pounds    1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Toa, per pound     30  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.   *  KOOTENAY COFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, NELSON.  FISHING TACKLE  BOND! TEA  J. 1.  Tlie best In the market, in 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.  &  50e a Pound  fXBQCEBS AND KBOFISION !D___U__SB5, TBags&an Block, Baker Street.  Fall Millinery Opening  Mrs. Enfield desires to announce  to tbe ladies of Nelson that her  Millinery Opening will take place  on '  TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY,  October 1st and 2nd.  in the Opera House block, next door  to Pasfcofi-CB.  15 RODS LEFT  25 PER CENT REDUCTION  COMMAND SEE THEM  A COMPLETE LINE OF  Front Doors  Inside Doors  Screen Boors  Windows  Inside Finish  looal and coast.  Flooring  local and coast.  Newel Posts  Stair Bail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  of all kinds.  U> WHAT TOO WANT 18 NOT OT RTOCB*  we viuuim rr rem tot.  CALL AND*-H-TPRlC3__J.  ito     To the Ladies we extend a cordial invitation to  Jg onr MILLINERY OPENING, on  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1901  AND FOLLOWING DAYS.  ito  ito  to  to  to     Onr display will be of French and American,  jjy Pattern Hats, German Mantles and Automobile  to Goats, American Tailor-made Costumes and Silk  Blouses.  rt\ Baker and Ward Streets  -   ,        ��� NELSON, B. 0.  *l  GOING OUT OF  AUCTION   SALE  OF  DRY GOODS      GENTS' FQRNISHIMGS  BOOTS & SHOES       HATS & CAPS  As I intend closing my business here the end of this' month  all goods will be soljd at private sale regardless of cost.      - -  A few of our sample lines:  Black all-wool Cashmere, reguluar price..$ .75 now $   .45  "          "           ���   *���         *        "           "    .. .50 .30  Velveteens, regular price  .75 .40  Ladies'Linen Collars, regular  price  ..20 _ '12J>  Ladies' Cloth Jackets, regular price  15.00 10.00  V"   ;      "       '   "  .          "           "       7.50 4.50  All colors Corticelli silk spools at  .20  Come and get bargains before it is too late.  A. F  _______  _��______-_______���-  'ern.i)ev6lo0_Jt  Incorporate- under tho laws of British Columbia.  Capital $1,000,000 in 1,000,000 shares       Par value 31,00 .acf.  Ai! treasury stock Uo promoters and no preferred  CANADA DRUG & BOOK GO.  ___.W.ra__a____     Cc___vW._i____l___kar___  J  B4J&ABD  PROPERTIES:���Camborne Group, nine claims,  Oyster Group, six claims. Located in the Free  G-old Fish River Oamp, Lardeau Mining Division.  B. 0.   Large Veins.   Free milling gold ore.  FIRST ALLOTMENT:���200,000 shares now offered  at 50 cents per share.  In view of the splendid showings of both high ttiid low grade  ore, and the unrivaled facilities for the economical developing and  working of the properties, it is conndently expected that not only  will the present issue of stock be sold quickly, but that no. more  will be offered at less than par. y,  Address all inquiries or applications for stock to  * OMcMl*Broker.  P. O. BOX 566  NELSON, B.C.  mr___    _.   . _ u-

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