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The Nelson Tribune 1901-10-11

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 ��     ��>  . <*-   ~  ESTABLISHED   1892  FRIDAY MORNING,  OpTOBER  11,   1901  DIVIDEND PAYERS  EAST KOOTENAY MINES ON  THE 1901 LIST.  P SO FAR THIS YEAR THEY HAVE  DISBURSED $823,000 TO TSE  SHAREHOLDERS.  If     With several of the big producing silver-lead   mines   not   shipping   and   the  gold-copper mines of Rossland tied up  i by a sti ike, Kootenay is still makin.   a  'record as a countiy m which mining is  ��� a profitable0" business. So far this year  eight mines ^n Kooteiuiy owned by in-  .["corpoiated companies whoso shares aie  quoted   on   the   stock   exchanges .have  I'paid   dividends   totalling   $823,000,   as  ���follows:  'Bosun,  Slocan    ? 12,500  (Center Star, Rossland   105,000  .Le Roi No. 2, Rossland   144,000  ,* North Star, East Kootenay  117,000  fjPayne,   Slocan        78,000  [i'SL Eugene, East Kootenay   210,000  -"Rambler-Cariboo,   Slocan        12,500  jYmir, Nelson    144,000  Ij   Total $823,000  1} The issued share capital of these  I .eight companies total $16,400,000, as  " follows:    *  |,Bosun    ' .*��� $   250,000       3,500,000       3,000,000       1,300,000       2,600,000       3,500,000  .. ;    1.250.000   V 1.000.000  wood on Monday, November 4th, and  Monday, December 9th.  Road foreman Findlay has commenced  making a new road to connect the  wagon road from Deadwood camp mines  with the now road the Greenwood corporation arranged to build to avoid  crossing the smelter grounds. The city  has already built a new bridge across  Boundary creek for the purpose of providing a"short approach to the town.  The old road was destroyed when they  built the new slag dump and the smelter blocks therroad used latterly.  C. E. Miller of Nelson, of the Wallace-  Miller Company, has gone on a hunting  trip to Myer's Creek district, just  across the boundary line south of Rock  Creek.  \ Center Star     ! Le Roi N<? 2  [North Stair     IJPayne          |St   Eugene    Rambler-Cariboo  iiYmir   ..." '  Total    ' .".. .��16,400.000  1 Whether or not this is in excess ot  ' the value of the proporties is a question of individual opinion. If the'capitalization i". not excessive, the shaie-  |/ holders of the Bosun have got 5" per  cent on their capital; the Center -.Star  3 per cent; < the Le Roi No. 2, 4-y[ per  cent; the North Star, 9 per cent; tho  Payne, 3 per cent; the St. Eugene,'6  per cent; the Rambler-Cariboo, l>per  cent; and the Ymir, 11% per cent -.These  figures go to show that the shareholders  ���in- dividend-paying mines have done,  .on tho average, as .Veil as those who  have their capital invested in other industrial enterprises.  Following the Queen's, Example  NEW STORK, October 10���London  advices to the Tribune say:'The king  has been forced by adverse rumors respecting his health to follow queen Vic-  toiia's example and allow the public to  know what is going on a|t court Tho  news is agreeable and tends to discredit  the alarming rumors current the past  ,-week.   f COURT AND STRIKE NEWS  Report That Waa Untru9.  ROSSLAND, October 10.���[Special to  J-The Tribune.]���The-supreme-coui .-sittings opened here this morning, Mr. justice Walkem presiding.   Clark vs. Cul-  , "lorn, a long-pending case, was again adjourned over until next court.   Manley  vs.   Mackintosh,   a  garnishee  issue  in  which Manley of Grand Porks and ex-  governor Mackintosh are mixed up in a  'deal over   Barney   O'Brien's   ranch, on  flhe   Northport   road,   five   miles   from  J Rossland, occupied the court all day and  F.will be concluded tomorrow.  A truce appears to be pending in all  I strike matters, and thero has been no'  [news for publication today.  ij   Harkness,   a; saloonkeeper,  who   has  (opened a bar for the Le Roi non-union  Workers, lias had rather a hard time.  BTlie brewers will not sell him beer and  |he has been forced to go to Northport  hor the liquid.    The liverymen. refused  j-im. a rig,, and 'generally he has been  I.ivenythe cold.'shoulder. -Yesterday one  fcnion man went up the hill for work,  T?aking two now   employed,   of' whom  J'rank French,ythe. foreman, is one.   At  K. large meeting of union'men last night,  nosign yof breaking-was/visible, and: th'e  t.en appear -very'���confident of .success.:  ihe statement sent-out yesterday by the  e Roi. management, through the me-.  i!i,um of the reporters and editors of the (  r.'inei\ statements that were printed in'  lie   Spokane   Spokesman-Review*   an��  elsoh'Miner, to the effect that 30 union  /en who before the; strike hada con.  '���act to sink the' Le .Roi shaft had re-  .rned to work is manifestly untrue,- In  jf.e first place, there were never more  an 18 miners under contract  the shaft.   Two machines, with, three  en. to the machine, were employed in  ree; shifts per day.   In addition threr  jsre three engineers On the job.   Two.  three.of the miners have-gone to the  |d country on a visit, two of them are  Spokane, and there   are   n6t   more  nan two or .three.of the old hands in  jbssland.   It is absurd therefore for the  h Roi management to say that 30 of  '-e shaft  miners  Jhave .offered  to  go  .ck to work.  Greenwood Local .News.  GREENWOOD,  October 10.-f [Speciaf  J The, Tribunal���Judge Leamy has ar-  ���Wed to jttold poaaty court at Greea-  SummoniDg of Parliament. (  LONDON, October 10.���The chancellor  of the exchequer, sir Michael Hicks-  Beach, speaking at Oldham today, said  he believed parliament would be summoned earlier than usual, but would not  be called to attend an.autumn session,  contending that organized resistance in  South Africa really ended a year ago  and that only guerillas were now in the  field. Pie says the British government  of the Orange River Colony had raised  nearly as much revenue as was raised  bef oie, the "war.  Prominent Mormon JJ sad  SALT LAKE, October 10.���Lorenzo  Snow, fifth piesident of the Church of  Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints,  better known as the Mormon church,  died unexpectedly at Ins private residence, the historic Bee Hive, this afternoon alter an illness that had been serious only"since yesterday The cause o<"  hi& illness was hypostetic congestion,  superinduced by aggravated chronic  bronchitis.  BOTH  REQUIRE  APOLOGIES  A Venezuelan Incident.  PORT OF  SPATN,  Trinidad,  October  10.���The   British   royal   mail   steamer  Eden arrived here today" from i.aguaira,  .Venezuela,  and   brought '-the following  reliable stor.v- Last Sunday night about  fifty sailois  from  the  German cruiser  Venita became engaged in a street row  at Porto Caballo with the local mhabi-  tzints. Police in civilian clothing interfered, siding jvith the inhabitants and  the. fight became'general   The Germans  .made   their   way   towards pthe   wharf,  where they boarded the German .steamer ^alcsla, mooored at that place. Jn"  -the meantime'-two petty'officers bf the.  Vonita,   who   wero  entirely  sober  aiTd"  'wore waiting at the .wharf to ,take th.  Venita's boat were attacked by the do-'  lice. They resisted and the police wounded them both badly with their, swords.  'All the Germans ashore were unarmed.  The  wounded  petty oflicers  were  earned on board the Valesia by members  of the Valesia's crew, the populace and  police still-.attacking them with stones  and sticks The mob then tried to board  the "Valesia, but were prevented from so  doing by the captain and crew of that  vessel. In the meanwhile the captain of  the Valesia had signalled to the Venita,  which was in the harbor, the perilous  situation of the Germans and the Ven  ita sent a boat load of 30 armed men to  the Valesia, which they boarded by the  side opposite the wharf,  not standing  on Venezuelan soil. The mob, estimated  to number 1200 persons, was still acting  _in _a J.h.E_atening___anner__and_having  fired a few shots the commander of the  Venita's boat ordered his men to perform the motions of loading, but not  to put cartridges into their rifes. Hearing the rattle of the weapons the mob  disappeared   rapidly1   in   all   directions  Considerable   excitement   prevailed   at  Poito Caballo when the Eden sailed. It  is said that the Venezuelan government  is putting the blame for the affair on  the Germans and lias requested the German minister to apologize for the sailors' conduct. It is believed at Caracas  that  the  German  minister  intends   to  ask Venezuela to apologize.  for tho article he published in Llber-  taire during the visit of emperor  Nicholas to France, inciting to murder  and denominating the czar, president  Loubet and the French ministers as  "tyrants and oppressors." He was sentenced to imprisonment for one year  and to a fine of 1000 francs. M. Grandi-  dier, manager of Libertaire, was sentenced to imprisdnment for six months  and to a" fine of 100 francs. The announcement of the judgement was followed by an ovation to Lahade on the  part of his friends and' sympathizers,  who shouted as they crowded around  and shook him by the hand.  ONLY A CIRC ULAB  BUT   IT   STIRRED   UP  HORNETS! NEST.  A  DAILY EDITION .  BRIEF   CANADIAN , TELEGRAMS.  QUEBEC, October 10.���Hon. R. R.  Bodell has about recovered''from his illness and is able to be. about,again.  CHATHAM Ontario, October 10.���  Harry Cameron was sentenced to five  ycais in the Kingston penitentiary for  passing counterfeit money.  PORT ELGIN,"* Ontario, October 10.���  The old Royal hotel building, used recently as 'an apple evaporating factory,  burned this morning. Loss $5000.  KINGSTON.   Ontario,   October   10 ���  Principal  Giant is steadily improving.  OTTAAVA,   October   10.���The   population  of Keewani. district,   South  Fort  Churchill, is returned at 5305.  TORONTO,   October   10���Ten   thousand dollars was paid for a'"seat on the  Toronto Stock Exchange yesterday. This  established a record, being $3000 higher  than what was paid,_ low weeks ago.  HAMILTON, October 10.���W. B. Brock  of    Lynden-.   has    entered    an   action  against his neighbor R. L. Patterson, to  restrain the latter from keeping an unlimited number of bees, which he declares  have  made  life for  his family  and live stock a misery the past year.  . WINDSOR, Ontario. 'October 10.���Dr.  King, managing director of the United  Gas & Oil Company, says he believes  that*the entire natural gas supply of  Essex county will be exhausted before  Christmas. The company is cutting off  .outside customers so as to keep Windsor supplied.      .     '  ' MONTREAL,"   October ��10.���Mr.   and  Mrs   Wilfnd Chapleau left, their three  young children asleep in bed this evan-  .ing and went to a neighbor's. A lamp  left burning in the kitchen presumably  exploded and when the firemen had extinguished *" the flames the childien were  found suffocated.    - **       .  QUEBEC, ^October 10.���Trouble is expected again in the Quebec shoe factories. Last'Spring archbishop Begin made  a settlement which all the men'���but the  machinists , accepted., * Manufacturers  have notified the machine .operators  .that ..if by.'Saturday, they have not complied they will be' discharged    - ' v  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEAL  I   ERS OF* NELSON AIR THEIR  GRIEVANCES.  Movements of Naval .Vessel"?.  VICTORIA, October 10 ���H. M S. Am-  phion, the second largest ship on. the  Pacific station, has been ordered to  Panama ' by the British , admiralty to  look after British interests there during  the progress of the rebellion.' One ship,  the Icarus, is already there. In the  spring the two torpedo boat destroyers'  Virago and Sparrow Hawk, which have  been here for several years, will cross  the Pacific to join the Asiatic squadron.  They would go sooner, but it is not considered safe for them to make the trip  during the winter season. One of the  larger ships will accompany them.-  Refugees From Colombia.  KINGSTON,   Jamaica,   October   10 ���  Tho British steamer Barbadian, which  arrived here today, brought further refugees from Colon, Colombia. They say  the situation there is still serious, that  trade is entirely crippled, and that they  left Colon in order to avoid compulsory military service. They add that a  couple of days ago the rebels commenced to attack a town near Colon,  but desisted owing to an order from the  commander of the United States gunboat Machias. Another attack on Bocas del Torro is feared.  Welcoming the Duke  TORONTO, October 10.���Two hunched  thousand loyal citizens   of  the   Queen  city, thousands from other parts of Ontario ? and   hundreds   from   the  United  States,  among  whom  were mayors  of  several  leading cities  of the  republic,  the latter the guests of mayor Howland,  welcomed   their  royal  highnesses,   the  duke and <jf Coi-nwalland York,  who arrived  from; the far-famed west  at 2, o'clock this ; after upon.. The after-  noon'wasdeclared a pubHe lipjjday and:  all business places were closed,' Eleven  thousand ��� troops?"comprising regiments  from all parts', of the province were in  line'���', under  the  personal ycoinmand. of.  major-general  Q'Grady  Haley, .and  his  staff. Six thousand school children assisted: in" the welcoming festivities, singing national airs, etc. The weather was  not -.'at' all. propitious, a cold rain falling.  The? Episcopal Convention ,.  .?SAN : FRANCISCO? October 10���The  sessions; of the triennial Episcopalconvention -were ,of .especial interest (pflay  owing to the ^.non on marriage and divorce being the announced "subject; of  debate in the house of deputies. The  house was called to order by president.  Lindsay, The house of! bishops mef, jn  the customary executive session. The  women's auxiliary held an informal  conference pn the "mite box system,"  the principal speaker .wing Mrg. MiUjs*--  paugh of Kansas.  Cinching an Anarchist  PARIS, October 10���Laurent Lahado,  editor of Libertaire, the Anarchist sheet,  today was trjted at the .police" tribunal  Declines the Proposal.  LONDON, October 10.���Secretary for  war Broderick replping to sir Charles  Howard Vincent's offer to raise fresh  troops or do anything else to assist the  government, declines the proposal and  in doing so lengthily reviews the British  position in South Africa, obviously in  answer to the persistent and searching  criticisms of; the ministerial journals  and members of parliament that the  government; is languidly content to let  the war drag on.  Punishment of an Anarchist. '*  ROME, October 10.���Glavinoyitch;*the,  Anarchist arrested here recently after  haying'been heard to threaten the lives  of the pope and cardinal Ramopllo,  pontifical"'secretary .of state, has been  sentenced to a fortnight's imprisonment  for carrying deadly weapons aiid"'then  to be deported to his:home in Dalmatia.  Criticism Is Unabated.  LONDON, October 10.���The wholly  :, unsatisfactory; situation in South Africa continues to call put the most se-*  vere criticism. Lord Kitchener today  wires that general Botha 'has crossed,  the pjvau river, twenty miles north ,o'f  Vryheid, which means 'that he has probr  ably, again eseapf-fj the British cordon.:  Effects of Recent .Storing.-., v.  PB.RLIN, October 10.^-Thus far. rgV  ports have b.ecn received pfthe Loss of  sojne forty yes.sels Jn fhe North Sea during tne recent storms, Mpny |iye�� Jiave  hecm lost,- ' .   '.'.;..'.  KANSAS CITY, October lO.-rGeorge  Green of Sftn Franj-isco got tlie decision  over Tommy Ryan in the sixth rouiifl Jn  A tout at a Jocal elub tonight ,  * . i-  There was a livel.Vj meeting of the  Nelson * board (ot trade f_ast evening.. It  was. generally .understood that the  board as a body would be asked to take  notice of a circular which had been  sent out to the retail grocers) of the district by the retailers of Nelson seeking  their co-operation with a view to defeating-the efforts of the board of trade  to secure for the wholesale" houses' of  Nelson a, wholesalers' tariff to apply to  all shipments sent from Nelson to retail traders throughout the' area tributary to Nelson. The result was'the  best meeting th'e board has had for several months. .. {  Peicy Chapman, chairman jof the'?pe-  cial committtee of.the boari upon the  railway rates, and who also.happens to  be president of the local wholesalers'  association, started the ball rolling by  handing in the report <~*f the committee  as presented to railway commissioner  McLean., The report was read  by the  secretary,  the  substance  of  it  having  been previously printed*1 in The Tribune.  In*speaking of the report the chairman  remarked that* a few- days after it had  appeared in the^press his attention had  oeen called by one of the patrons of his  firm i to a letter^which', had. been circulated throughout the [district by the retail giocers of Nelson _n which an at-  temnt was.beine; made* to'defeat the'object sought by the special committee on  railway .rates.* He. produced a copy of  the letter,.which he asked the secretary  of the board to" read. The letter dealt  with some matters''in dispute between  the local* retail grocers- and>the .wholesale  grocers  respecting the  respective  limits of, wholesale and retail trade, but  the" mam _ portion  of   it  was   directed  against the efforts of. the board 'of trade  to secure'.or-the Nelson. whciKsalers the  advantage    of   a   wholesalers^, freight  tariff on outward   shipments, .it   being  stated in so many words that" if this  object could'be attained as the<result of  the organized opposition of the retail  grocers of the district it" would more  than repay them for their trouble of organizing. This letter was signed by C.  Morrison as secretary, and T. McPherson as president of the Nelson Retail  Grocers' Association. -  Mr. Chapman m speaking on the subject of the letter said he was of the  opinion that while the first two portions  of the letter did not properly fall within  the jurisdiction - of   the  board  the  third section or clause was a matter of  which the ooard was bound in a measure to take up. The first two clauses of  the letter dealt with a matter of a purely   domestic   nature   as   between   the  wholesale and retail grocers, but there  -was-no-i elation-botween-them-and- the  third clause. On behalf of the A   Macdonald  Company  he  had  addressed  a  letter to lhe Retail Grocers' Association,  but had received no reply. On behalf of  the Wholesale Grocers' Association he  had addressed a second communication  to which he had received a reply, offering on behalt of the retailers to meet  the  wholesalers  on  Thursday  evening  next   The third clause in the letter of  the retail grocers raised a very,serious  issue, and one which affected the entire  wholesalo trade of the city, and for this  reason it was entitled to receive the attention of the board.  He was  of the  opinion that the letter had already done  considerable mischief in   that   it   had  reached lhe hands ot those who were  envious of Nelson as a commercial center and it was. not unlikely'.that the letter  coming from the  Nelson retailers  had been used to strike?at the wholesale trade of Nelson. Iii' the hands of  such men the letter might ;be used ,for  the.purpose of showing at Ottawa that  there was a divivsion of opinion in Nel-  * son iself.upon the advisability of granting to its wholesale merchants the ad-  ��� vantage of a wholesalers" tariff-.or any  other: cod cession : th at might be "ealcu-  '! lated. to, establish more.: firmly. Nelson's  ^position as a distributing?center.; With  ': respect to the first two grievances, cbm-'  ; plained -of in the letter of the 'retailers  ��� he. said'-he was ready at-any time to defend the course of the wholesalers toward the retail traders, and he ���was satisfied that he would have-'no difficulty  :in'convincing any reasonable man tliat  with respect to his own firm in particu-  ��� lar and the local wholesalers' iri general  ; every protection that the retailers could  < reasonably ask for had been extended  ithem...  . *.  President Holt suggested that any  discussion on the matter of tlie committee's report or the letter of the retailers eo far as it affected the report  should be made regular by amotion to  adopt the repoi-t as presented by Mb.  Chapman. This would enable all who  might desire to speak' upon the question  ' to do so Mr. Chapman acted upon the  suggestion of the chair and tedded that  in his opinion the third clause in the  j-ptailers' circular was a matter which  might properly be dip-cussed in connection with the report.  George Bell, who waa the only member of the Retail Grocers' Association  'preserit/exprepsefl the opinion that the  retail grocers should have a chance to  explain their action before being asked  to withdraw it or be condemned for it.  While he did not presume to speak for  the retail groceis, he did not mind saying that the retail grocers of Nelson  and tha surrounding district considered  that they had a grievance against the  local wholesalers. He was a retailer and  he claimed the retailers had a grievance. He was of the opinion that before  the board took action it should define  what a wholesale trader meant and  what a retail trader meant. .  F. J. Starkey, in reply to Mr. Bell,  said the retailers could not" claim that  they had been taken by surprise. In the  one r'.ply that the retailers had given  to the wholesalers they had shirked the  main question. He was of the* opinion  that the board was committed to the"  work of getting a wholesale tariff' for  the-local wholesale tiuuses" of Nelson  not solely in the interests of" Nelson,  but in the interests o�� the entire Kootenay district.  Edward Ferguson said that from the  reading of the letter of the retail gro- appearedto him that anykdi_!er-  ences that there were existing were solely   differences   between   the "wholesale  .and  retail grocers  The proper  course  was to adopt the resolution approving  of the report ot the committee and then  take up'the letter, of the retailers and if  the board saw fit ask the retailers,to  withdraw  the  third  tiause.i to  which  j in  his   opinion   objection  might   very  justly be taken by the board,-* as the  ' retaileirs   certainly   appeared   to   have  misunderstood the action of the board,  which they were trying to defeat. '  _ . President Holt remarked^ that while  he' did not wish to .appear as'a partisan  in'the''chair, he felt free to say that for  a long time tbe board had devoted itself  to theStask of securing "a preferential  tariff, for the Nelson wholesalers .iind  'he did" not think that the board "would  recede from- the position that  it  had  taken."1 'Neither did he ' agree' with the  suggestion  that  the .board   should   be  palled (upoi* to define who was arJ wholesaler or who was a retjailer. The adoption 'ofthe report was simply a confirmation' of the action along^the lines  thatither board had pursued for.several  years. He then put'the ^motion,-, which  was carried without a division.  ' .Before"'opening the matter for^further  discussion the' president deprecated'"the  airing of quarrels .between the, different  branches - of, ti ade, at, meetings. of  the  board.   But there was  a very,, serious  matter ^connected with the dispute and  one which the board should face'--To his  mind 'it .would be a very serious-thing  for Nelson it, its wholesale merchants  weie so. hampered.that they could not  carry 'on v their business at a profit,-- but  as there was. to be, a joint "meeting of  the wholesalers, and' retailers'onj-Thurs-  day evening next, he threw tout the hint  that it would probably "be best if the  boaid should express its opinion generally upon the question of the wholesale tariff and let'tho matter go over  until  itvcould'be  determined whether  tho contending forces could not come  to   some   arrangement   among   themselves,  coupled  with  a  provision that  the board should tcndei   its good offices in the event of i their failing.  Mr.   Feiguson  then   moved' that  +he  president appoint a committee of three  to meet the wholesale and retail grocers on Thursday evening with a view  to inducing the .rctaiJeis to withdraw  the third clause \)f their letter, which  had for its avowed objects the defeating  of the efforts of the board to secure for  the local wholesalers a wholesalers tariff such as was enjoyed by the wholesalers in other places. ���  ���George���BelMopposed���thc-ros01ution.-  He  contended that before taking any  action present differences between the  wholesale  and   retail   branches  of the  tiade should be straightened out  Mr. Chapman explained to the meeting that one of the points of difference  between the wholesale and retail trade  arose with respect to the supplying of  large mining companies. The retailers  wished to drive the wholesalers out of  this business, when, as _. matter of fact,  in order to secure it the local wholesalers were thrown .uto competition  not with the local retailers, but with the  wholesale houses on tho Coast, to whom  tho local letailers had refeired this very  grievance.   ���  Mr.  Robertson  seconded  the  motion  of Mr. Ferguson. He' also of.the  opinion that the circulation of tho retailers' letter, especially clause   3, had  worked a great injury to the trade or  the Nelson wholesalers and he thought  it-was a mattery that the board could,  very properly deal witn. In his opinion  ��� the circular was no credit to the men  who were responsible for it.   With re-  spoct  to   the   difficulty   complained   of  : as to the- dividing' line between the retail trade and wholesale,-trade it was  not a difficulty peculiar to Nelson. The  same ' difficulty had present'ed ."itself in  ��� Winnipeg and other places. The .retailers complained, that the Nelson wholesalers   were   not   wholesalers   because  they sold to the. large mines. What had  they to say with? respect to the wholesale houses selling to restaurants? He  could tell-them that in Spokane Daven.  port's restaurant purchase.} 9II its supplies  f(*om  the  wholesale  houses,  and  from the largest wholesale houses.   The  retail' grocers of Nelson placed orders  in many instances for ?150, .while- the  large   mines   placed   orders   for   $1000,.  What the retailers wanted .yas that the  wholesalers should turn the $1000 "order  for  the $150 order.' In "Vy-inh'ipeg also  the    wholesale    houses    supplied    t*_9  hotels. Tp Ills pilnjl the (inl'y defipltio.n  of a wholesaler was one who sold in  a wholesale way. He was of the opinion  that the wholesale trade of Nelson had  sp.fferpd RS the result ot the retatl grocers'  plrcular and the board  of trade  should take notice of it,  J. M, Lay expressed himself as in  favqr of the resolution calling for a  committee. He thought that the retailers did not realize whx\, they were doing  and was of the opinion that the com  mittee would have no difficulty in inducing them to withdraw tho clause  complained of.  President Holt said it was not a question as to whether it injudicious or  not. He was sure that every Independent  person would regret that it had, been  sent out, but the question before the  board  was whether the  board should  ���express its condemnation of clause 3 of  the circular or appoint a committee for  the purpose of seeing whether the retailers would withdraw it.  *- W..W..Beer said he did not take the  same view of the circular that the majority of the members took. He considered that' the wholW difficulty, was' in  the definition of a wholesaler and a retailer. ' '*-?-,  Percy Chapman ,then move'd an amendment to the motion as moved by Mr:  Ferguson' to,the' e'ffect* that .instead of  appointing a* committee to express the  disapproval of the board,with the'eir-?  cular.f that the board  express its disapproval by circular. The majority, of  the members were in favor of. letting  the retailers down as easily as possible,  and as the Ferguson .motion appeared  to be the smoothest .way of accomplishing the desired end,'the amendment offered by Mr. Chapman was voted down  and'the motion of Mr. Ferguson adopted.  The president" then  appointed .T.  Allen, J. M. Lay and A. R. Sherwood  members of, the special  committee to  meet the retailers on Thursday evening.  Amony those present at the meeting  wore:; G.   V.   Holt,   president;' - F. W.  Swannell, secretary; J. F. Weir, W. W.  Beer, T. J. Morley, Fred Starkey/J. M.  Lay, Robert Hedley,"1 Peter Lamont, E.  Ferguson, Charles Hillyer,* T." Allen, A.  ' R. Sherwood, Percy Chapman, _J. C. T.  Crofts, George*Bell, Robert Robertson,  and S S. Taylor.            .    ���      .  STIMMANCE  MISS STONE'S CAPTORS IN  TURKISH TERRITORY^  ___.* ���y-j *'  --.*,  ~-   J-  MUN0A8TER   CASE ���, OF  WHICH FOUR WERE KILLED,  IS  \ T 1 -v :  r-' 7-  \t; 1  '1.    7,<sy "-J  S_>   '������^>    Mjv' "  . 1870,"'DST,* r>f*  '   V   r*"^J_*^**  /NEW Y6RK,'6ct;ber?loA^eci^?l4  to the World fromBostorf says:' *,It his1- "Hi^  been decided to*give out no m<.re stete^S, 'M  for Miss Stone. '*      "'  ~'Tr\;..V*"'7^  ^"$"���#_  LONDON, October io.~Wii��Teterenc{%t<l^M  to the announcement that Tii&ish;ana^.'%W.  Bulgarian troops are surrounding.the .'V^V^'  abductors* of Miss Stone the Globe sVs??U^P  it considers that unless the movement^V?4^j  BRACE OF VETERAN FRAUDS  Lord Muncaster was^rpio0a_,^  i^-.-^" >r'JrJ,%i  v Dis Debar and' Her Paramo-iiV-' ���  'LONDON,   October  10.���The��hearing  of the' case 'of Theodore and Laura Jack-',  son,   alias^ Horosos,   who" are *'charged'  with'conspiiing to defraud women of  money and jewelry, by. fortune telling,'  was-resumed here today! Laura .Jackson, formerly Ann Odelia.DIs Debar-of  New, York, /made a strange appearance  She woie:,in the  ored _ 'decollete  surplice,  over  silk'robe, which she wore when'reman  ded, September 2Gth. Charles ,W,' Math  ewson,, senior counsel to the- treasury,  represented-,*, the- treasury.-'He  detailed  three  charges  against' the " prisoners���  obtaining-;' money under false pretenses,'  procuring girls, and rape."-The offenses?  said  Mr.   Mathejvson,' were- committed  by fraud unique in the annals of crime '  The  prisoners   established   a   religious  sect  called   "Ocreatic,"  which   claimed  the attributes of divine power and1 induced, girls;- to   misconduct  themselves  with the belief that it was a necessary  part of their religious devotion. "Poverty,'chastity, and obedience were the  watchwords    of    the ��� Ocreatic    unity,  which was also called the purity league.  Chastity only applied to married people.  Neophites joining the unity were  obliged to vow secrecy and profess belief in-the divinity of the Horosos, both  1 of whom, said Mr  Maxnewson, possessed mesmeric power, e&pecially the female. The latter frequently interrupted  counsel with screams ot "false." A well  bred woman, 23 years of age, who the  piosecutors  say  is   the  oldestk of  the  many victims of the Horosos, testified  in support of Mr.  Mathewson's state  surround the brigands, with the,r&ult-X^- .&$  >Lh.._..'��"r gentlemen, of.the- party were^ M  \ZnJrtv^Vai.f ��lad^ Muncaster\P' '#<*�����  a party of English .'travelers^were '-Tji'-^fl  d  bv Greek-   hr_-_r,,inj. a .1 _~--_\.. t .v. ���f.V4__*_Si  murdered  and  ���������     ����v    '*t*,U_k*ca     ui      LIIH. .TlJIHnr *_^^. J*"*" i-*vr���^TM- ft  Zf^T1 to-*"��'.*����� thex��25,000?de-C-^^l  ;manded,as ransom,*with.'.Wdont?f^^i  'IZ^Z15*?**-' 'The latter'weref_rur-4T?^^E  rounded by troops   and- in',retrea'tin_r :z^%  .April 21st, killed Mr, VyiferfMrfU^dip^  Mr. Herbert, and count Deboyl.. ^e9&:4, &**��|  ��nent C-au���sed .^at) excitement; espec-^' fe^P  ally as influential persons were charged^ C.. tf II  May 23rd7ofTthe sam_^ear.COn'jSne  -'' ^%$l  20th, mo, five of the brands Sere'e^ ' ,3$5    ���'<��H*V,__-  ecuted.  ;'-.....  CONSTANTINOPLE,<October 10.���The / ^X^Ml  surrounding, movement of Turkish^anct'l r'^^fel  Bulgarian droops on; the "mountain at ���.'B.*'.***  Gueltepe on the-Turko-Bulgarian 'frori-. *"- ' *>?  tier neaj.Dubnitza bas.commenced.VThe*-T&,V^4  presence of Miss Stone and the bandits?'-*��� *-^'"V$  on the mountain is confirmed. The'in-" K''"*':''����!  ^habitants of Dubnitza are supplying that  outlaws with food.? -    ��� , ���    B       _  . SOFIA', Bulgaria, October 10.���Accord- 7- -t :~''<i��  ing  to  semi-official  intelligence,  soma      '     " "  shepherds informed a Bulgarian official'  yesterday that the brigands having Miss  btone in custody are now on the heights  of Kokorunda, in Turkish territory  LONDON, October 10,-The Constan-'"  tinople correspondent,of the Times wir-  ���n.?.. yieSof?ay', Thursday, says: The  United States legation here confidently  expect to receive news of Miss Stone tonight.  BRITISH COLUMBIA'S TEAM  * <* t >aI  *'.*%_  ' < 'S?%1  ''�����ASI  ' "._?._  <-. j1*?**-!  -���"Ml  ment. Evidence In the oae was adjourned until tomorrow. It is possible  that there will be many sittings of the  police court while the case is being  heard. '        a  Late Reports From Nome.  PORT TOWNSEND, October 10���The  steamer Santa Anna has arrived from  Nome, bringing 95 passengers and $100,-  000 in gold dust belonging to the returning miners. Captain Strand reports that  whon   he   weighed  anchor at  Nome a  considerable    quantity    of    mud    was  brought out and  some  of the  miners  on board prospected it, with the result  that several small n\i,ggets of gold were  found, the largest of which was worth  $1., The So,*ot*K14'nna was anchored ono  and a quarter miles from shore iu six  fothoms "of water and the captain expresses the opinion that with a deep sea  dredge a la,.go amount of gold could  be secured.  Lawyers Scrap in a Courtroom.  MONTREAL,^October 10.���The police  court yesterday witnessed a lively scene.  A lawyer named Des Rosiers Objected to  filing an exhibit and when pressed to  do so by his opponent Lafortune, tore  it up.   Lafortune attacked Des Rosters,  but the men were separated.   Taik still,  continued and  finally I^afortune again  ���went at Des Rosie^a,.saying: /"This is  where you get it good.". Judge Lafon-  tft.n^ intercepted the officers who would  separate    the    fighting    men,    saying:.  "Let'them'nght it out this time.;'   The  'fight did not last long, Des Rpsie/*s getting the worst of it.   Then court adjourned.  Awarded the Contract  SEATTLE, October 1Q, ��� Professor  Fowler of the Puget Sound Bridge and Company, a Seattle corporation., has been notified that his firm  has been awarded the government contract, valued at $2,000,000 for dredging  the harbor of Manila and completing,  the Spanish breakwater.  To Transport Ore From Tezada,  VICTORIA,"October 10.���Messrs, J<o-  gan & Co. of this city have ho.ughjt the  tug Albion and are .building, a "number**  of scows with which to carry ore from  Texada Island to the Irondale smelter.  Lacrosse Players Reach Montreal.  ���MOiNTREAl^Octobe-r-lO^Th^YrAf"  C. A. lacrosse Club of British Columbia*  champions of that province, arrived in  the city this mornng and were warmly  welcomed   toy   a   deputation   from   the  Shamrock  Athletic  Association.   After  making their acquaintance with the local athletes, tho team was driven to tho  Windsor ' hotel,   which   will   be   their  headquai ters  during tholr stay in the  city, in an interview Archie McNaugh-  ton,   representing   the   Western   team,  said that they were jubilant at tho np-'  portumty   of   meeting   the    Shamrocks  for the world's championship aird possession of the  Minto cup.   "The  players    continued . Mr.   McNaughton,  "are  looking forward to a series of matches  with    the ��� Shamrocks   with    pleasure.  We expect good lacrosse and I hope wo  shall be able to meet the eastern champions more than'half way in this respect."    Mr.   McNaughton   expressed   a  hope that there would  be a series of  matches for possession of the coveted  honors and has suggested to the secretary of the Shamrock Association that  the best two out of three matches be  winners.    Mr.  McNaughton will  bring  the matter, before the Shamrock executive this afternoon.    The British Columbians are all in good condition .md  looking "fit" and feel confident of lifting the honors.   They will train on the  Montreal Athletic Association grounds.  The first match will be played on Saturday afternoon.  MONTREAL, October 10.���The Vancouver and Shamrock management held,  a conference tonight as to whether a  single game or a series of three,s��_ca<__  should decide the possession fit: tha,  Minto cup. Vancouver wants three. Tha  Shamrocks are willing to let a single  game decide. No settleineut was.  reached. Another. meeting -will be held  tomorrow.  _______>_  ZZi'&\  1-* 4.2-!- L  ���* _ *%J  '" #1  \      _v *  !'  r       <  . .���*!  -   ,--.1  71  rl  Exclude Undesirable Immigrants.  NEW YORK, October 10.���Resolutions against the admittance of undesirable immigrants to the United States  .yore, adopted yesterday at a largefy  attended meeting of the merchants'  and manufacturers' board of trade off  New York. President Roosevelt was  urged to give the matter his attention.  J in his, message to. congress.  ��'. -It -t ���-    _-.-M.L-.   0   1* +  - en&meiXJ* iip .jj;  ��*����m_____f^j��oj52��w��  ximm&a^unisianxsBattiaarxua  THE NELSOK TRIBUNE, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 11, 1901  sJZr _________________ v_��  ,i. '  INCOBI'ORAIED 1670  oois&Fj^JH'-^sr  irZ.  DRY GOODS-  The best that art can  produce and  money  can  .-   purchase, is now ready for your inspection.  NOVELTIES OF ALL KINDS���  Stylish Goods in every shade and make for evening wear. Sequin Robes. Dreams in Embroideries. Facts in good values. Firom the cradle to  the grave, we have everthing you can require.  PRICES   RIGHT  TBE HUBSOFS JAY COMPANY  ,   BAKER STBEET, NELSON, B. C.  H&&&&&&&&&$& W ^^^3*3^  w  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  WALL  PAPER  This is usually the dull  season for Wall Paper.  But to keep it moving  wo havo mado up bundles  of all lots that have run do_n in quantity.  We placo those on gale at prices that -will cer-  tainiy movo them; original cost has beeu quite  lost sight of in making the price. In many of  these remnants tho quantity is sufficient for  oven a large room. Tlie high atandard of our  papers is now well known and not often does  an opportunity offor to buy such papers at  from 5 to 121 cents per roll. If not ready to  paper just now anticipate your fall wants.  _______p* ^^9^^^Cs -*^^Bfe^^^8^^^^_-** 0^^K^ ^^^_WW\w^^9t& ^^^*\_w^^^^ ^^Q^**4fl^^ ^^^i^^,*^BJ_^ ^^^^_w^^^Ur ^^^^fr    WvH    ^__W____^ 4H___k^^______K ^^_\___w^__\__\__0 4__\___witB^__01_________* <_____���__. S_m___-r -________<* &______��� Sn______r __ii___w ^SH____* _________ ^_b____*  f&A*f0*00'00'^'0*'00'000'00'0*'00'^'^'00'00'00t^'00 \w ��T-^.�����_T��^k.���������ST'���ST-**-��� ��:��� -^.^.s^-^.^.��SfT-5^55^^^-  THOMSON STATIONERY CO. ltd  NELSON, B. O.  WHOLESALE DIRECTORY  ._ -- i       _______________      *  ASSAYERS' SUPPLIES.-!'  .  "wTf. TEETZe���~^^oZ7ZcoSnE-R OP  Baker and Josephine streets^ Nelson,  ���wholesale dealers in. o assayer's supplies.  Agents for Denver Fire Clay Company,  Denver, Colorado. '  ..    COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  "  . H. J. EVANS & CO.���BAKER STREET,  .   "Nelson,     wholesale    dealers  t]in    liquors,,  cigars,*- cement, flre brick and flre .clay,  *> water -pipe  and  steel  rails,   and  goneral  comrnisbion merchants. ,   .  ,   , ���    ��.  '     _   _���,'  ���- -rt   _____________________~^^������^^���^^^���~-^^^^^^^^^���  '*    ".      ELECTRICAL? SUPPLIES.'..     V  ���i        KOOTENAY    ELECTRIC   SUPPLY ���* &-  Construction  Company���"Wholesale  dealers  ,    in telephones, annunciators,   bells, Datter-  ��� Jes, electric fixtures and appliances. Hous-  '   ion Block, Nelson..   .        --' '.'.Vji.     '  ���i   "-���~- "    " _ ___=  FRESH AND SALT MEATS/   r_ .  p. ? BX_RJ_r^~CoX5AK_ER^bQ_S_l__i__-.  Sb-?.... fr  _-*Nelson,'. wholesale ' dealers ���-in*  fresh > and  0*. ivo: ,��w-.     cured meats.. Cold storage, ijyy? '���>?���������,'"..:  NELSON AERIE, NO.' 22 P. O.- E.���  -Meets second and fourtu Wednesdays of  each month at Fraternity Hall. George  Bartlett, president; J. V. Morrison, secretary. '  ���    KOOTENAY TENT NO. 7, K. O. T. M.~  'Regular  meetings  first and --third  Thurs--  days of each month. Visiting Sir Knights  are   cordially  invited   to   attend. ��� Dr.   "W.  < Rose, R.  K.; A. W. Purdy,  Com.; G. A.  Brown, P. C. ������  .     -~   CLASSIFIED ^ADS. ".  ; ������ s p  ARTICLES FOR S__LE.,   '  i '"sBwiNG^iABSxSEs'^r^LZ^SSDa  for sale or reut at the Old Curiosity Shop.  Ma?-  mr-.-  FOR/RENT.  a,-?-J.  GROCERIES.   .  *���,'.-�� *-  ������^B^*'***,-*-,'"-'-. '  |-��__._ \�� _y\  .  i^i^w"^ ���.*���     Si ocers ^and  COOTENAY SUPPLY COMPANY," LiM-  -Vernon. ��� street, *. Nelson, -������- wholesale  ��� grocers.        _ . V    ' -    . ���*. 'J1 V ".X  V'JOHN'   CHOLDITCH' &"'CO.���FRONT,  street, Nelson, wholesale grocers.   ���> ,f^,t- .''  A.   MACDONALD   &.' CO.���COK_.ER*.01^  ����� C*��'V, Front and Hall streets. Nelson, wholesale.  I"if.-5>iS**'  Ig-lrA*''*'  '  ���_-$&_->������.' ^    gi ocers T.and  jobbers  in  blankets,, gloves,-,  J^vS..r.'"/"   mitts, boots, rubbers, mackinaws and min-,*-,  ffl&^T'J���?' sundri?3*   -- .  ���        ' "*!���>���__���.  ��'_&,-_,_i'  a ^.. . ^   . *  Ja i* .    >-       ,  . J.iY. GRIFFIN & CO.-FRONT STREET,**  Nelson,. wholesale dealers in- provisions,"}  cured,meats..butter and eggs.^ ������*._  .,   ,.**>  )- ���>  'LIQUORS AND, DRY, GOODS.4  SIX   ROOM   COTTAGE   AT   BALFOUR  to let by the month or for the season. Im-  -mediate   possession.   Good, .fishing.,'Apply  ;<3.  W.   Busk,  Kokanee  creek.' Phone  66a.  \ Or to R. H. Williams, Baker street, Nelson.  '' FOR RE .T-PALAOE;. SALOON, SANDON..  jForparticularfapplyMrs.A.Eagan.Sandoi .B.C.  '��� TO LET-THREE ROOMS _ON CEOAR  street; large living roO-a.-bodrooraand kitchen  ^witUsmtt; also use.of bath..''Apply_to J. Coxhead, Cedar street." Jy'' ''-.^    ,   " I "    *f  -  yy    ��� . FOR SALE.  '_  FOR IMMEDIATE SALK-^GROPMRY BUS  {in-jpi.; good location; low rent; owner going out'  <of business.   For full-particulars address U. SS..,  'Grand Folks, B.C. .      ^   .     ,  HELP ^WANTED.  y  ���^ i-.  TURNER,   BEETON- & 'CO.���CORNER  '*.    Vernon r and   Josephine    streets.    Nelson,  *-    wholesale dealers in liquors, cigars and dry  goods. Agents for Pabst Brewing Company  *j   of'���Milwaukee and,Calgary Brewing Com-,  .���pany of Calgary.  , < v u   ���'     ������  j '    ,  ���rBUSINESS DIRECTORY.  :   ���** ic .-s . .  '  V      ��� ^CHITECTS.     ,      ...    ,  '     '^ir^r^WAJR3C^ARCHIT]_��l^ 3,  ,    Aberdeen Block,.Baker ��� Street,, Nelson.  CHOP HOUSE.  Iff  ., PIONEER CHOP HOUSE, JOHN  Spear, proprietor, opposite Queen's Hotel,  Baker street, Nelson. Open day>and night.-  Lunches *a specialty.'Picnic and; traveling  partle 3 supplied on shortest notice. '*'������-  "DRAYAGE.  FURNITURE,   PIANOS,   SAFES,   ETC.,  moved carefully at reasonable rates.. Ap-  "ply J. T. Wilson, Phone _70rProsser's"sec-  ond Hand store, Ward street.  7 i WANTED��� WOMAN COOK.".WAITRESS  .laundress, .railroad men- for��� Lardo, girl,   for  ;houbowork. -Nelson Employment -Ag.noy. Phcne  .070 .       1    -      . ,^  ,HO.     ^ >.. , ������   i^.V       , T r-    I    -I  \ WAN TED-THREE RELIABLE BOYS. TO  , sell The Daily.. Tiibutie on the streets. Wages  '$150 a week.   _ _  ��� > * ,  ^^J/^^^^^JLOST^   . -LOST ���WHITE BULL TERRIER DOG.'  (answering to i-amo of'*FiU." Any,per.on har-  (boring or, detaining same after this notice will  (.be prosecuted.   D. Mackay. ,'  ', LOdT-ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2nd,  ,"a bunch of koyp, one of which in stamped A. K.  ���207    Finder please leave at C. P. It. xelegraph  -OltlCO. _ r  as they are over the unfairness of representation   in   the   legislative   assembly.    According to the census returns,  the district of Esqtymalt' has a population of 1332. That'district is represented  in the legislative assembly by two members, or one for each 666 of population.  According to the same.census*returns,  Victoria district has 1418 men, women,  and children.    Attorney-general Eberts  and speaker Booth represent the interests of these 1400 odd people in the legislature.   The city of Victoria has a population of 20,817 and has four members  in   the   provincial   parliament.   Eight  members, as above, represent   a   total  population of 23,567, or-one,member for  each  c2941 - of   population.     In   New  "Westminster district, Delta riding has  a population  of  4788, Richmond   4802,  Dewdney 3177, Chilliwack 3111, and the  'city of New Westminster.6498.    These  five ridings have a total' population of  . 22,371 and have five members in the leg-  ITslative assembly, or a member for each  14474 of population., The census returns  , for- other districts of the province Tiave  .not yet" been announced,'therefore The  I Tribune cannot carry comparisons further.   If the province is. to have a stable  it must have a representative government   It can only have a representative  goyernment when *tfe people are fairly,  f according to their numbers,.represented  "in the legislative assembly;. . One of the  first duties of the'Dunsmuir "government  is to bring down'a1 fair "measure for re-  distributing'thej seats in the, legislative  assembly, then, after? its' passage if the  government lacks the' support of a majority of the members, an appeal can be  h?ad"that Vould', result In" the majority  .ofthe people having.a/voice in the se-  l lection of their rulers.. But it is not fair  ��� . i      f" tl  representation 'that is/, wanted  by .the  Mackenzie .& ^Mann'crowd.  dies they want, andi they  dished out-as  the  Roblm  government  dished them out in Manitoba.  (I.  4.  THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY  /f\  /f\        We will hold our regular Fall Millinery Opening on Thursday, Friday and jl\  jfi Saturday of this week, when we will show the finest collection of French and 4\i  fax American model Hats, toques, turbans and bonnets ever put on display in this  jl\ city, having been; selected by,our Miss, Darveau while attending, the openings /J{  jm in New York, Montreal, Toronto and Chicago. ;I;  jL Some of our models are from Madame Louise Sullivan Drew, of New York, 2?  "' and   Paul   Vii��nf   antt   "Pf-iir.or��t_o "   nf   Dqwi'o 7f*  ...  tf.  tf__  and Paul Virot and ' .Pouganne," of Paris.  ;    We specially invite all the ladies of Nelson and other towns to call and  inspect this magnifieient  collection.  36 Baker Street, Nelson.  * -��*.      * ��� ! -        ���.     * j  1\.'00.0***00-**00* __f -0*'gg*000*0fy00['00-0^��� 0^*0>0*0*0.00��� ^*   ^k* ' .*<��-k.*<^.*<__..^^.'^.���^.���''-k��__���.�����^*t��_a��.'*����>k-. >=5->.'^��v. >����..>��>,. ^^rjfA'  '^V-lh. ���*���-_*���>-��. ���**--��-- ���**��.���>������. ���**_.��>fc.��W **��__. ���*��kk ��� **��^. ���-Ik. 'W-V-      "/    ' 00'00' 00'00' 00'00' O0'000' 00'00' 000' 000' 000' 00* 000' 00*00'  9S  ,x It is subsi-  want   them;  .>  EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES.  FURNITURE.  D. J. HOBERTSON & CO., FUKNlTU.tE  dealers, undertakers and embalmers. Day  'phone'No. 292, night 'phone No. 207. Next  new postoffice building, Vernon street.  Nelson.  WANTED���MINING PROPERTIES.  _.__E_Tm��__iN_. goEd'properties.  We are anxious to secure a few free milling gold properties at once. The Prospectors'   Exchange,   Nelson,  B.   C,   Room  i,  ~K. W. C. Block,    i   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 OF MEETINGS.  TRADES AND LABOR UNIONS.  ~j_li..k_l_~_^_ONJ^-To.'.liV W?_,'o( M.���  Meets ln Miners' union Ilall, northwest  corner of Baker and Stanley streets, every  Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, visiting  members welcome. M. R. Mowat, president; James Willis, secretary. Union scale  of wages for Nelson distrlct-per shift: Machine me. $3.-0,.hammersiJ-en.,$3.25, muckers, carmen;-shovelers,yand other underground laborers $l.y-���:-.  BARBERS' UNION;: NO. 1%, OF THE  International - Journeymen- Barbers' Union  of America; meets first and -third Mondays  of each-month Iri Miners*.-/Union Hall at  8:30 sharp. Visiting' members invited. 'R.  McMahon, president; J. H. Matheson, secretary-treasurer; J. C. Gardner, recording  twicretary. y' ���.:    ' - yy V  PLASTERERS' UNION MEETS EVERT  Monday evening In. the: Elliot Block, at 8  o clock. '.J. D. Moyer, -president; "William  Vice, secretary. P. O. Box 161.  CARPENTERS    _  jiesday evening of each week at  UNION  MEETS  WEI--  _av.evening of each week at 7 o'clocl .  In   Miners!   -Union   HaU.   C.   J.   Clayton,  president;,"Alex.  'clock,  ayt  B. Murray, -secretary.  'PAINTERS' UNION MEET THE FIRST  and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union Hall at 7:30 sharp. Walter R.  Kee, president; Henry-Bennett, secretary.  LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION.���  Meets at Miners' Union Hall on fourth  Monday in every month at'7:30 o'clock p.  tn. B. Pape, president; A. W. McFee, seoretary ��� ______���___���____________  FRATERNAL SOCIETIES.  i. HELP FURNISHED���WRITE. TELE-  phone,1 telegraph or Inquire Western Cana-  jdlan Employment Office, Nelson. Phone  i270. Storage���I have a large warehouse for  j storing 'household or other goods. H. A.  Prosser.  ,  ,' WANTED HELP OF ALL KINDS.���  ,Orders for help receive prompt and careful attention.. R. Purdy, Employment  j Agent, Stanley--street, Nelson. Telephone  ,44. P. O. Box 682.  �����he ��ritam*e  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES.  'Daily by mall, one month $   B0  Daily by mail, three months 125  Daily by mail, six months 2 50  Dally by mail, one year BOO  Semi-weekly by mail, three months...    50  Semi-weekly by mail, six months 1 00  Semi-weekly by mail, one year 2 00  Postage to Great Britain added.  ADVERTISING  RATES.  Advertisements run regularly  " "per month %i 00      _. 'than a month, ptr inch per  insertion     25  Display Adv  per ir-cl-"r  Ir run less-t  Classilled Adi and Legal Notices, per  -    ���  ���        tlo:  1  1-2  word for first insertion  For each additional Insertion, per  word      Wholesale and Business Directory Ads  (classified), per line per month     60  Notices of meetings of Fraternal Societies and Trades Unions, per line  per month      25  Address all letters���  THE   TRIBUNE   ASSOCIATION,   Ltd.  John Houston, Manager. Nelson, B. C.  * 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.  _.**1_._. --"--*-*���*    --.*--*' -    *._... -.fjaTai*���*--*_ ____________  *  +  '*  *  +  +  *  +  NELSON LODGE, NO. 23.; A. F. &  A M. meets-second Wednesday in  each month. Sojourning brethren  invited, y  -NELSON    ROYAL   ARCH ''CHAPTER  No. 123, G. R..a���Meete ��iIM Wednesday.  The Mackenzie '& Mann newspaper  organs are howling for a new election.  They want that V. V. & E. subsidy, and  they want it bad. The chief of these  howlers is the Vancouver World. It  says: "British Columbia wants free-  "dom from political turmoil, from end-  "less. scheming for office. But it is not  "likely to get it while there is any possibility of a recurrence. If Mr. Duns-  "muir clings to office with the grip of  "the drowning man then the time from  "now to January will be nearly four  "months of intrigue? The province can-  "hot stand that sort of thing much  'longer.  While' the census returns for British  Columbia are incbmplete, a fairly, accurate estimate  can  be  made.   Victoria  city and Victoria'district have a popula-'  Ition  of 23,567,  New Westminster city  and New  Westminster /district .22,371,.  ^Vancouver   city' 26,196,   Nanaimo "city  6100, and the remainder of-Vancouver Island and Cassiar district say 10,000.,The  'total population of the*province outside  of   Yale-Cariboo   electoral,   district ,is  .therefore 88,234.   Estimating the Indian  'Population at 30,000, vne remainder of  the 190,000, of _ population   is   in   Yale-*  Cariboo.    This population (7_.,766) ,has  _one_member_m_the_house__6f_eommons_  against five members for the 88,234 people at the Coast.   Is it any wonder that  the Coast, politicians do not look w'ith  favor on any fair measure, of redistributing the seats in* the house of/Commons  or invtthe local house?   They know that  if the interior is treated with fairness  that their day for dominating the politics of the province is at an end. Members of the interior should have but one  purpose and work for but one end from  this time on, that is, equality in representation at both Ottawa and Victoria.  " of "'one' who was the manager, and  " very^ often the workman was com-1  " pelled to leave ofE work at the word  " of this-irresponsible individual. It  " was' necessary and important that1 a  " man should earn his living' fort him-  "���self .and his family, 'and if he could  ",not do^this he would become a pau-  V per. ^When;the strike was on he re-  " cei'ved 'pay* from the union, which in  " itself was-nothing, but pauperization."  ..   *    . * J.���*_   Premier;'Dunsmuir   is   beginning-, to  hit back. ' He is beginning to tell the  people the ,kind ,of men he has had asj  ministers., While Richard McBride was^  "stufflng'[_-Bob_* Green   of   Slocan> with  professionsuof,'undying   friendship   he  was'.pledged tV support H. D. Helmcken*  -of Victoria for .the first vacancy in. the  cabinet.   -Yet,' McBride is the man the  Trades and Labor, Council of Rossland  . -i - *  aided in-the   recent   election   at   New  Westminster; but, then, the Trades and  Labor Council * of Rossland t merely"' do  the_bidding of Smith.Curtis.-- > _,' ,1 '_,.  VENEZUELA IS FOR .PEACE  the  The Victoria Times says The Tribune"  is too modest "to name the men who.  should be .taken   into  premier  Duns-  muir's cabinet to replace  some .of the  worthless timber now in it.   No;  The  Tribune gave  the  names, and has  no  reason to change any one of them.   The  names, were':    Captain Tatlow of Vancouver for finance minister; Price Elli-r  son of East Yale for commissioner of'  lands and works; and Robert F. Green  of Slocan for minister of mines.   These  three gentlemen   represent   representative ridings, are men   of good  ability,,  and their personal  honesty  has  never  been questioned.   But The Times would  have it appear that the   member   for  Nelson is hankering   for   a   chance to  draw a cabinet minister's salary.   No;  the member for Nelson is not at all ambitious in that direction.   But, the mem-  (ber for Nelson can carry the country  against the junior senator for Victoria,  and do it too without drawing on Ottawa for either funds or ideas.  Mr. Justice Drake of the supreme  court of British , Columbia may., be a  very learned man in the law, but, he  knows absolutely ������' nothing of trades-  ���unionism,-' if the following utterance is  ���a sample'of what'he knows, In his address to' the grand jury at Vancouver,  where courtis now being held, he used  Yes; but the people of Brlt-j the-following words; "Usually when a  ish Columbia are not worrying near so j "man Join'id a  labor  union  he  teas I  "#s��  1^I��^*5^^ hj ��>e opinion I tp London.  War Being too 'Costly.    *^  ' 'CARACAS, VenezuelarOctober 10/via  Hayti.���The correspondent here.of-the  'Associated Press* is'enabled to say upon  ��� excellent grounds   that   the   idea   of a  peaceful, friendly,,satisfactory/and con-  I elusive arrangement" between Venezuela  . and-Colombia of the" existing" troubles  [is not repulsive norr,foreign to, Venezuela, it being always'-understood that  j Venezuela's national, honor, will  [way suffer jthereby,.and^that during'the  f past fortnight this idea Has grown and'  _secured=increased_following_in_Caracas,  [ where the possibility of an amicable set-  ' tlement is more or less "occupying public attention.   Venezuela recognizes the  .fact that the   maintenance  of  a, large  .army   on  the   frontier   is   exceedingly  costly, without directly benefitting the  'country.   Along the frontier, from Ta-  chia to Guajira, the Venezuelan army  has protected the occupied positions by  I entrenching and strengthening.them, in  which the troops will await attack, having orders to remain firmly, on the defensive and not to adopt measures of aggression, but to repel, invasion.   The reply, to the memorandum of Dr. Blanche,  the Venezuelan.minister of foreign af-  , fairs, and to Venezuela's r,equest to Dr.  Rico, the minister of Colombia to Ven-  ! ezuela, to explain Colombia's invasion of  Lachira in July could reach here at the  i end of this month,' according to the calculations of the time Dr. Rico requires  to reach Bogota to confer with the Colombian cabinet and transmit the letters  *with the answer to Caracas.   Venezuela  lis anxious to receive Colombia's reply.  In the meantime the frontier situation  is dangerous. ��� Two forces of field' men,  (With dividing neutral zone, "are confronting each other.   A misunderstood order,  I a trivial accident, or a miner unintended  engagement might precipitate a'bloody  ; fight.    Venezuela is confident that she  can successfully hold, her  present  position against a possible invasion.  To Buy American Horses.  NEW YORK, October 10.���The earl  of Fingal and. captain Cooper of the  East Lancashire regiment, who arrived  on the Oceanic yesterday, have come  to this country for the purpose of buying remounts for the British, cavalry  in South Africa. Sir Frederick Young,  K. C. M. G., was also a passenger on the  Oceanic. He is on his way to Canada to  attend the laying of a corner stone for  an extension to the Kingston university  at Kingston, Ontario, on October 15th,  and to be present, at the reception to  the duke and duchess of Cornwall and  Xork.       ���  .Choate Will'Probably Beturn.  LONDON, October 10.���There is no  foundation for the report published in  ;the United States that ambassador  Choate, who proposes to sail for the  United States with his family ��� on Sat-  urday to take a holiday, will not return  Northwestern Development  Syndicate, Limited.  "' Incorporated under the laws of British Columbia. ' . '.  Capital $1,000,000 in 1,000,030 shares       Par value $1.00.each  .; ^11 treasury stock No promotersand no preferred    "7]  iPRPPERTIES:~-Qambprne , Group, 'nine' claims/  Oyster"���,G.rbupf-"six*- claims. /Located in1 theJFree  . r ���. Gold/Fish Rivetf Camp,' Lardeau Mining Division.  -v B.C.? Large Yeins.   Free:milling gold ore.      ..  'FIEST ALfL0TMENT:-^200,000 shares, now offered  " "at 50 cents per share.      '  �� *���  In view of the splendid showings of both high and lo*e. grade  ore, and the unrivaled facilities for the economical developing'and  working of'the properties, it is confidently expected that .not only-  will the present-issue "of scock be- sold quickly,,but that no more'  will be offered at less than par.  ���  Address all/inquiries, or applications for stock to  p.o. box 6^ S.;M. BRYDGES,  nelson, b.c. , Official Broker.  ���   On the construction of the Arrowhead  Kootenay railway in the Lardq. district.  HIGHEST WAGES TAID  In; order to secure men without delay  ordinary labor will be paid |2.25 per day  and axemen $2.50 per day.  GOOD STATION WORK  CAN BE SECUKED.'  For   further   particulars   apply "to   tl  Nelson Employment Agencies "or to j  CARLSON & PORTER  CONTRACTORS,  WANTED,  500 Day and Station Men  Eight   months'i work.'    All   rock.  ��J-rilimiITTI��-IllII-Hmn��trntl.IIHMlltTrryTtrtTiTiM-ft7tT.r.irflIT.|T.^Ttl1-iTi-FMi.rT .n*rrTyyr^TT  THE   PROSPECTORS  EXCHANGE  No.,'4,' K. W-'C-Bloek, NELSON, B. C.  Gold, Silver-Lead and Copper Minos wanted at tho Exchange.  Free __i_l___r Oold Properties waated at once lor Hlaotem Investors.  .   ' *��� " ��� ���     '  * Parties having mining property (or sale are requested to aond samples o_ their ore to the  j-xchanpre for exhibition,   wo desire to hoar Irom all prospeel ors ���_ ho have promJBinir mineral  S  lainis in British Columbia. / 3  Prospeotorsan'd mining men are requested to make the Exchaui.- tholr headquarters when  !<  Kelson.   ,   "  All samples should be settt by oxpfesa, Prepaid,  ��� Address all'communications to  Telephone'-*..-)-. ANDREW  ���p."0.'?Box 700  Correspondence solIcltocU  ���  F. ROSENBERGER,  Nelson, - B.. C.  Wages $2.25' per day.  J. G. McLBAN,   .:.,, ,-    . S-l__:ot-_B. O. {  WEST TBANSFEB 00.  N. T. MACLEOD, Manager.  AU Kinds of  Teaming  'Work.  and Transfor!  i Mii.i_ii-_Mi_i,_,rM_iiiiii��-mi___Ai_ri_-i.iriin-_^_���_^^  FISHING TACKLE  '15,RODS LEFT  25 PER GENT REDUCTION  COME AND SEE THEM  CANADA DRUG & BOOK CO.  K.-W.-C. Block.       Corner "Ward and Baker 8ts  TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF THE  MOLLY GIBSON MINING COtyPAflY, LTD.  SEAL ESTATE  AND  INSUBANCE BROKERS  NON-PERSONAI. LIABILITY.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Extraordinary Qeneral Meeting of rhe Shareholders  of this Company has boen called hy the direct!-, n  of tho Direcr.'>.8 to be held ar. Nelson, Brii_?h Columbia, on tho 21st day of October, 1.01, at the hour  of 11 o'clock, a.m , to take into consideration a  resolution authorizing the Directors of this Company to raise ihe sum of $120,000 upou the oredit  of the Compauy. and for the purpose of securing  such loan and inter. Ht thereon, to ch ire-e tho  whole of the assets of the Company either by  -way of Mortgage or Tru.t Deeds and to i.sue  Debentures to be secured by said Mortgage or  Trust Deeds, and authorizing (.ho Directors to  secure such loan upon such terms and oh such  rate of interest and re-payable at such time as  they may deem advisable.  AND *_ URTHl. R TAKE NOTICE, that an-  other Extraordinary Oeneral Meeting has hcon  called to be held on ihe 9th day of November, 19 U,  at the same time and place aforesaid, for the purpose of confirming the said fore-mentioned resolution, if same should be passed at the first  meeting. .  Dated at Port Arthur, Ontario, this 5th day of  October, A.D. 1901. '  Agents for Trout Lake Addition.  (Bogustown) Fairview Addition.  Acreage property adjoining the park,  And J. & J. Taylor sates.  These safes can be bought from us on  two year's time'without interest.  Ward Bros  333 We^t Baker Street, Nelson.  TREASURY STOCK FOR SALE  20,000 shares ROYSTON GOLD MIN__S,  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  MINES, Ltd., at 15 cents. These shares  advance 5 cents on the 1st of October.  For particulars of above apply to  REaiNALD J. STEEL  Official Broker, Nelson.  NOTIOE  Agents for Hard and Soft) Coal.   Imperial Oil  Company.   V. ashiugtoii  Brick, Lime & JManu-^  .act,urine; Compaii}.   Goneral commercial agenb  and brokcic.  ���all coal and wood, sta iotly cash on delivery J  TKLKPHONM u_.  Often 134 Baker StJ  R. B. REILEY.  al-COKSSOR TO H. D. ASHCROFT.  BLACKSMITH AKD WOOD W0RKEFj  EXPERT HORSESHOEINC.  Special attention trtven to all kinds oJ  repairing and custom work from outsidJ  points. Heavy bolts made to order o{  short notice.  w. p. tierne:  Telephone 265.   "  On and after this date, positively no  Lethbridge Gait Coal will be delivered  except when paid for-in advance.  W. P. TIEJJNEY.  Nelson; October Sth, JJJOJL  AGENT FOR GALT COAL  Offlee:   Two Doors West C, P. R. ffffi{  HENRY'S NUBSEBIE!  APIARY /\N0 GREENHOUSES  Greenhouse and Bedding out Plants.  Lowest   Prices.  BBB SUPPLIES, SEEDS, FHRTILIZEI  Agricultural implements, fruit baskel  and crates, fruit and ornamental treej  bulbs for fall planting.  Vancouvsl  Catalogues Free.  300B Westminster Road.  OLD PAPERS  TRIBUNE BINDERY DEPARTME!  Puitable for wra  piuK.-'Scoi-tsa hi.j  dred.   Apply at r*l3r**  #B��lf-_>6i __!_.._���*_  THE -JELSQ-. TOIKP-__. FMDAY MOlOTM^foCTOBER 11, 19.01  BANK OF MONTREAL  CAPITAL, all paid up _. ..$12,000,000.00  BHST    7,000.000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President)  B. S. Clovdton General Manager  .NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootonay Stroets.  A. H. BUCHANAN, Manager.  ..ranches in London (England) New York,  CniOAGO, and all lhe prinoipal cities iu Canada.  Buy aud sell Sterling Exchange and Cable s.  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Etc.  BANK OF COMMERCE  WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED  THE BANK OP BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HEAD OFFICE:  TORONTO.  IMPEBIAL BMK  -    OF    C^ZJSTj*LJDj��.  Paid-up Capital,  Reserve Fund,  ���     -     -     $8000,000  -      ���      -   $2,000,000  AGGRECATE RESOURCES OVER $65,100,000.  Hon. Geo. A. Cox,  President.  B.  Savings Bank Branch  C UP.BENT RATE OIT INTEREST PAID.  THE WORLD'S CHIEF PRIZE  E. Walker,  Qeneral Manager  London Office, 60 Lombard Street. E. O.  New York  OlHce, ie   Bxohang_   Place.  and 68 Blanches in Canada and the  United States.  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT:  Interest allowed on deposits.   Present rate  three por cent.  GRANGE V. HOLT,  Manager Neleon Branch.  HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO.  fcA^Art^B_h_H______  ,v _, *_g3|l  -.      _? V A-  'V*  ������* r 5*  Capital (paid up)' -   S2.600.000  Re^t       -      - -    $ 1,860,000  n ����� IPrT^^"5" " President.  U' ����� WII___I__ General Manoffer.  is. HAir. .; luspootor:  SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT.  THK   OUBBKNT   BATK   OF   INTEREST   ALLOWED.  Il I  The America's Gup.  The   America   Cup,   now   the   great  yachting prize of the world, was originally known as the Hundred Guinea cup,  and was a trophy of the"Eng_ish Royal  Yacht Club.   It got its present name in  1851.    On the 22nd of August in that  year, at  the  Cowes   regatta,''the  keel  schooner yacht America, 70 tons owned  -    by John C. Stevens and G. L. Schuyler,  of New York, won the cup from a fleet  of 15 British yachts, her nearest opponent, T. Le Marchand's Aurora, 47 tons,  being over 20 minutes behind.   The, cup  thus won was presented by the owners  of the America to the New Yoik Yacht  Club for friendly competition, any organized    yacht   club    of   any   foreign  country having the right to compete, the  cup to become for the time the property  of the club, and not the members of the  club or owners of the winning yacht.  ���    ���- In 1870 James Ashbury fcent for the"  ���    flrst race for -'the cup iu America the  schooner   yacht   Cambria, of   227 tons,  to do battle for England.    On August  8th the Cambria was beaten by nearly  40 mmutes by the 97-ton schooner Mag'ic,  owned by J. F. Osgood.  In 1871 Mr. Ashbury returned-to the  game, sending over the schooner Li-  vornia, of 280-tons, with a waterline of  107 feet and 23 feet beam. The-conditions on this ocasion were 'to contest  seven matches, the Livorriia to be*op-  _>os'ed by a yacht selected by^the New  . York club on the" morning of each race,  but this was "due to the fact that" the  'Schooner   Columbia, 'which   sailed -the  first three matches and won the two previous* ones,   carried   away  her steering'gear.   The schooner Sappho owned  by W. P. Douglas, won the fourth race  by 30 minutes/21 seconds, "and'the fifth  and flnaL contests by 25 minutes, 27 seconds? ' - _�� _  In 1876 the Canadian appeared on the  scene and "the Royal Canadian   Yacht  Club sent-over the schooner Countess,  , -,   of-Dufferin, '138.tons, oyrned'by major. C.~  ��� ...; Gifford,''to oppose the 151_-ton schooner  ,  ��� "Madeline, the -property-pf 'J. S. Dlcker-  ���   son.1---Two,races settled"the question of  supremacy in-favor of Madeline,, which^  won the first1 match in 9 minutes, -IS^sec-  bnds,,on August llth.'and the second-on  the following day, by 27 minutes, 14 seconds.                -  In 1881 another Canadian' challenger  came,from the Bay of Quinte -Yacht  Club, which sent tov the contest the Atlanta, the United States boat being the  - Mischief. The first race'took place on  'November 9th, when the Mischief passed  the winning point 31 finutes, 15 seconds  to the good, and in the-second and deciding race increased'her advantage at'  the finish "to 36 minutes, 54 seconds.  It was not till 1885 that there was another contest. In that year sir Richard  Sutton's 80-ton cutter Genesta, was sent  over to try and wrest the* cup from its  .holders. She found more than her. match;  in the sloop Puritan, which proved sue-'  __'Cessful_in ,the_two_races_contested,_on_  -���September 14th and Ibth, by 6 minutes,  47 seconds, and 2 minutes, 9 seconds res-/  ���pectively.  In 1886 lieutenant ,\YiHiaf Henn, R.N.,  entered his cutter Galatea, 171 tons? but  she met with no more success than her  predecessors, being beaten by the Mayflower, 174 tons, the property of general  Charles J. Paine, the flrst race by" 12  minutes, 20 seconds, and in the second  by 29 minutes, 48 seconds.  The year 1887 saw general Paine again  in the lists, defending the cup with the  sloop -Vo'l unteery 200 tons, against the  Scottish cutter, Thistle, of 253 tons,  owned by James Bell of Glascow. The  Volunteer won both races with comparative ease?  In 1893 lord Dunraven entered the  cutter Valkyrie II., of 106 tons, designed  by G. L. Watson, but was defeated by  Iselin and Morgan's sloop Vigilant.  In 1893 lord   Dunraven   entered   the  other Valkyrie,   also   of   Mr.   Watson's  design.    In the flrst race Valkyrie III.  -was  beaten   by " Iselin   and   Morgan's  ���sloop Defender, 134 tons, by 8 minutes,  1 '20 seconds actual time.    In the second  race on September llth the British yacht  -won by 47 seconds, but the race yas giv-  *, en to the Defender on a foul. In the next  *. contest   the United States   yacht was  t' allowed to sail over the course alone,  Valkyrie III withdrawing from the race  after crossing the line.    This   contest  was marked by some serious ill-feeling,  ' one result being the expulsion from the  New York Yacht Club's membership of  -the Valkyrie's owner.     .  ���*      In 1899 sir Thomas Lipton entered his  ���sloop Shamrock, of   144   tons,   against  Messrs. Islen and   Morgan's   Columbia,  145   tons.     The   Columbia   won   after  Ij many delays from lack of wind.  The race this year is so recent that  ���even? reader of The Tribune knows the  jesult.  that were being made by the Boers for  war. Mr. Green was also well supplied  by friends with" a precise form of the  correspondence of the Transvaal representatives and their agents in Europe  with Pretoria, detailing the interviews  with the different foreign ministers of  Europe, besides copies of offlcjal, and  secret correspondence that went from  Pretoria to Europe. It is only fair to  assume that Mr. Green forwarded all the  documents that came into his hands to  the home government, so it becomes  more difficult than ever to understand  our unpreparedness- for war.  Copies of secret correspondence are  says the viscount, still in existence, for  all that is known" to the contrary. Before hostilities broke out one of the  parties who held information, sent the  particulars out of the country for safety  and future* use. On the arrival of lord  Roberts at Pretoria, an order was given  to send the papers back to the Trans-'  vaal capital. Directly afterwards it was  deemed fit to countermand this order*  but' least the papers should be lost, ci-  vost marshal at Pretoria! ��� The writer  vost mai shall at Pretona. The writer  of this pamphlet expressed the hope  that when the time is ripe ahd seasona-**  ble, the press will be in a position to  publish the correspondence.  With regard to the future he thinks  if there was" a sir "Wilfrid Laurier in'  South Africa, one whom the Dutch people could implicitly trust and believe in  always close to the high .commissioner,'  there would be chance soon of creating  the desired harmonious whole, by making its able pro-consul better understood  and appreciated.   '  Nelaon Bra*ach:-Bnrns Block, 221 Baker  '    -   ..    Street.  J., M. LAY,,,Manager.  THE   EGYPTIAN   RAILROAD  1"J V..' TV��_.  \. Ji~-r:  .*__��._t'S_______.:  Established Jn Nelson 1890  MAY THE BEST BOAT WIN  strictly on its merits. In the same way" v <  JACOB  DOVER'S   SYSTEM  Of .Grading Diamonds.     ,  Wins wherever it' ig .given a fair "trial.   We are very glad  to have our system tested. alongside of any. 'All'diamonds"  sold by us  are  under  a  guarantee that they are' exactly'  as represented.        ,  ... Crude Oil,. Saving the Forests.   ' ?  In .California oil is, having 'its .effect  'upon the cost and consumption of.wood  ���as fuel.  At San Jose the cost., of,fire  wood is"'*said to" be lower than'if'lias  boen for-years. In the course of time  the (san_e  results  will  occui   in. other  parts-bf the' state. -The 'introduction of  the crudeJproduct of California petroleum wells*; mto'the'industries and'on  the: railroads   foi . the   generation   of  steam is producing a marked-elfect>on  coal-as well as on wood'.consumption  The  reduction an-the.-volume  of-coal  consumed in the locomotives on the ,two  California railroads which have adopted  oil burners in many of their .locomotives  must be very large, and by. the end of  ,the year the record of* the fuel consuming industries of this city will make a  similar showing. The'drain on'the forests of the state has been enormous in  past years.. Where coal was unavailable  rehance -had to be   placed   chiefly   on  cordwood   by   interior   industhies   and  iliose sections of the railroads operated  at  a distance -from  the seaboard ' and  other sources of supply. As a> result the  growing timber which the logger found  unavailable for lumber fell before the  Hxe of the woodchopper. 'in some, sec"  uqn.   the^ finish  of the' forest seemed  co be actually iri "sight   Fortunately"for  -he remnant-.   of_ the woodlands which  havo    escaped  "the    axe,    particularly  those in Hie ranges south dl "this city,  crude petroleum .s^coniing to the front  ^o; thoir  relief,  and' they ' may! yet  be  saved for posterity to enjoy./1'he "influence, of'oil as a fuel promises to be very_  marked   in "tho  northern  partvof  the  state, where it has been found to be  .suitable   and   more   economical  'than  r cordwood to-use as fuel for the smelting of ores. The great smelting", establishments m Shasta county have been  drawing .something like 80,000 cords of  wood a year from  the forests' at the  head of tuo McCloud river. As the number and capacity of these smelters were  being increased annually, the tremendous drain on "the forests was ominous  of evil days in the coming years through  the   prospective   denudation,  of   these  timber lands.  The product of our oil  wells promises now to save them from  that 'fate, or at all events, to prevent  the experiencing a worse one than the  weeding out of the timber convertible'  into lumber. Crude oil has been introduced  into the  smelting furnaces and  the consumption  of cordwood  as fU3l  will soon be greatly diminished? if it  docs not altogether cease. The outlook  is,   therefore,   gratifying  to   the  advocates of forest preservation, to-the producers of oil.and to those dependent on  an inexhaustible source of cheap fuel  supply.  That Kitchener Built. . l  > Lord'Kitchener's railroad in South Africa has a mileage bf 779   miles   from  the   Soudan   northward. "Its   earnings  last year, were $732,755*. 'The net'earnings, however,"were but ?174',290.   The  percentage    of ��� working  * expenses ' to  gross arningsVaV 77 per cent,' and that  is doing pretty- well over an absolute  desert.*. It makes us a little jealous to  have that called lord Kitchener's railroad, because 'when Kitchener's expedition was1 announced ,we suggested the  road to Great Britain, ,and we believe it.  ,was   on    our   suggestion   that  it"1 was  'built. , When Gordon was i In-peril, Eng-  'landisent an expedition'to help,.only to  have it run down and almost annihilate  ed in the desert.    It was-the Tribune'  that told-them to push the locomotive  into that desert1 at the head of the next  army; ''something that 'the heat would  not overcome; something that the wild  Dervishes   could ** shiver   their ''lances  against in   vain. ' It' pointed   out-how  wild 'was   thought ~the   experiment   to  build the old Union and Central Pacific  railroad, by careful*business men; how  they said that the men would not live  long enough'to see the road pay for the  babbit metal im the 'boxes of the cars,  but - how civilization followed it;  how  the-wild, beast and the wilder men retired'before it;, how Indian'wars were  stopped;  how civilization' followed and  began,     building, .'up.,   her    temples,  until . an     oasis    .was  . made    clear  across    that   part    of   the .continent  which was formerly- looked upon  as ��� a  desert. - Just'-.'asriwet.-had- finished  the'  article,    a. distinguished . editor   from  Sidney; Australia, came' by on the* way  to the "qiieen's jubilee/*He-came loHhe  office, got the paper >and! said'he would  lay.the,matter before'the-.lords of the  admiralty and the lords, of the army,  and "about"three^months 'afterwards it  was������' stated [that-- lord!   Kitchener   was'  going'to .begin his march for j the Soudan, and was -going to push the locomotive 'before;, him.-.We ^suspect* that "the  Sidney  editor   stole, our, thunder,.��� but  anyway, the road is built,'the Dervishes  are overthrown, the Soudan is captured,  and England, in her-thrifty way, is.- beginning, to''pick._up��trade in that country. The account says that the^Kerma  line,-which  extends ^up  the>-river, towards  Dongola,  carries  a heavy  date  freightage iji the fall'months, and tho  main line, extending'from Wady Haifa  to  Khartoum.' carries' gum' arabic'a'nd  other tropical*products of Egypt. Dongola'sends some"wheat also -to ��� Khartoum. Improved cars are now running  and a large tourist business is'expected  -this coming winter. And'England, looking-over the results, does not. count tho  small profits, but does count the tre-  vmendous expenses which were formerly incurred in transportation across the  desei ts by "-camels. If the present tonnage were charged at camel rates, the  m  Mail orders receive pur* prompt J  and careful atteh-f  tion.  JACOB DOVER,  , C. P. R. Watch Inspector  6i  Nelson, EX.  ���___**^ , s    -i  .(_T*_____ ___." <S__ * <��? ��� 00* 00' 00' 0*0' 0&*  " . ���Sb'fflh'<&>r��e_ta-an��te_-. 5w__ _��__>____.  >. s^? >*. �������-.���---_,���----_.��� -a* ��� vta_s. ��-3_r_ ���*�����, ��� �������:��� ST* 3.T* *ST�� ��5r" ^^ s  yy?..%  r\R?:xrM  "mi  As * we; only tern-  ploy expert work-^  men, 'air*/repairs  are'CTarariteed.i"  Vr'"-'--.?*.  present economy of the road  made 'very * clear,   while   its   strategic  value  is  immeasurable.   It  is  believed  that*, without, it the khalifa Abduallah  would have  never been smashed, and  the, control- ol,' Egypt  over   the   local  tribes .would .have been piecarious, As  it is, troops x can  be huined  up from  Egypt when, needed, so that only a few  regiments aie   required   as   a   regular  thing in that upper country  Now it is  proposed to build-a new lailroad across  from Khartoum^ to , the Red sea   Lord  Cromer advises'it as a means, of developing * the, fine   wheat  country   ber  tween the two Niles. The Boer troubles  will be settled some way, and the southern* roads will be ,stretrhed northward  to meet-.this line going down from tho  north, and probably in the next decade  it will be.Spossible to ndesfiom Cairo  to the ..Cape without changing cars, and  Darkest Africa will cease to exist.      *  m  ?.X'issK-f,_5i  ���',, ii.<.,sT}��  ���  "rtsfn.  -   Stingless Insults of a Coward. r~  'r It; is1 well-known'that Disraph and  professor Goldwin' Smith had an equally... intense'v, dislik'e-.'for   each   other. *A  writer the great statesman  in-his "Lothair" .introduced an Oxford  professor,   whose? .character   was   evi-"  dently' "modelled -���*��� after    Dr.    Goldwin,  . Smith.->Dr.. Smith's cmode of resenting  this .took the'forni'-of.a letter, which ne  wrote (to. the   author  as  follqws ^."In  your,.'Lothair* you. introduce an Oxford  professor, who is*.about to immigrate to  'America, land.'-tyou , describe  him  as  a  social parasite. r,You well know that if  you had openly-accused me'of any social baseness,-you would have had to  answer fori your 'words  Butrwhen sheltering yourself under the, literary foims  sof a-work of fiction, you seel. jto ^traduce  " with "impunity the .social" character of  a political  opponent, your expiessions  can touch no man's honor���they are the  stingless insults of a coward"  KjARBLE, BUlliOING STONE,  BRICK; AKD i\\\l -..���.: *���<   ;. ?/  The   Mansfield" Manufacturing! Company'  w'have the above mentioned building materials"''  Jy for sale ;at reasonable prices. , SpeciaLJquota-* -  '   tions  to  builders-Larid7contractors'for larffe^  .orders.    -   A v���.',       \u  ~t,.a: ,t    ���  ,*; # 5f~  '-:'* - '-'-"'     -    '',!'_- *��� *_    _  'z -*>: ;&f }y  C$yanfc&^  K  . �����-��  ORDERS BY MAIL ATTENDED TO- PROMPTLY  CivYl lo��nfIy VaU.C^f>*, a**. Opt����^.. W'"B^J  City of Victoria-2_nrl ^��*���T^\V���^^J__V��.?i��  By command^,', J.?l>;f^NTIClC-?^���|  ���d     t    . ,   ��� v '>�� Provincial  Secretarv  fffiVSBl  OFFICE:  BAKER STREET WEST, JJELSOJ., Et. C.  otn& c& yz%&o&g����ggit$* v$M  the town oi Ymlr.nying sSfnh of .f���d a��� & ^  joining theCEvennigs-Star mineral cliim "it  (Nelson.mining division of. West-Kootenavt -.-,.._  .office for the Nelson mining.divlslon    '��,*.& f .1  and each of'you are hereby, notified^ AiS&il  nuerl . twn   iiim_:ii*__t_-i.  ����,i��r._.<��^J���_Jii3. ���  TELEPHONE NO. 219.   P. 0. BOX 688.  BAKER  NELSON.  ACOfflPLETEiLINE OF  Front DoorsJ]  Inside Doors"  , Screen Doore]  Windows  Inside Finish  looal and coast),  Flooring  looal and ocusS,  Newel Posts  Stair Rail  Mouldings  Shingles  Rough and  Dressed Lumber  Of all kinds,  IV WHAT TOU WANT IB NOT UT STOCK   "-  WK WILIi MIKB IT FOB TOD  CALL AND G_flT PRICES,  STREET,,  Lighted by Electricity and Heat  , ed. with Hot Air.  Large comfortable bedrooms and first-  class dining room. Sample rooms for commercial men.  SPATES $2 R��H DAY  Sf(rs. t 0. Oia'rHe, Prop.  Late of the Royal'Hotel,'Calgary  Baker and Ward  Sti'eets,  Nel&on.  A Laurier Wan*, ed in South Africa.  .Viscount   De'Matelha,   formerly   con  j sul general and special plenipotentiary  j lor Portugal in the Transvaal, has issued  a pamphlet rewiewing the administra-  II tion in South Africa   during   the   last  quarter of a century.  The viscount throws a little light on  $ the political intrigues of the Boer gov-  , eminent.    He states   that   Conyngham  [��'Green,   the   British   representative   at  | Pretoria, was kept well Informed of the  l?.aiqgB of Kruger and the preparations,  Ihe Trout Lake Steamboat  William Downie and captain Gore  were in to Trout Lake this week. They  say that the steamer built to ply on  Trout lake between Twin Falls and  Trout Lake City is completed 'and that  in ther opmion there is no condition of  ice on the lake which will prevent it  making regular trips between the points  above named. It will be placed on the  lake when the railway is completed to  Twin Falls, but just when this would be  these gentlemen were Just as ignorant  of as their predecessors. They, too, apparently are not allowing the tonnage  question to bother them.���Trout Lake  Topic.  King Edward's Birthday a Holiday."  The 9th of Nevembcr, king Edward's  birthday, will be a public holiday under the Interpretation Acts. Among  holidays is "the birthday or day fixed  by proclamtation for the celebration of  tbe birthday of the reigning sovereign."  There is no intention so far to issue  any proclamation fixing another day,  so that the 9th of November will be observed as a |)ublis holiday.  ayward  The  only hotel  ln  Nelson  that  has remained under one management since law  The  bed-roonu    .<-f  well   furnished  and  lighted by elect. lcn>. i  Thevbar is alwavs Muci-eo  nv th.   bebi  domestic and Importer) liquors ana cigars  THOMAS MADDEN, Proprietor  * '. HOTEL   SOSSEANB.    o  Third door from Grand Central Hotel  on Vernon street. Best dollar a day  house in town. House and furniture new  and flrst class in every respect. Lighted  by gas. Room and board $5 to ?G per  week. No Chinese employed here.  J. V. O'LATJGHL-N. Proprietor.  . LOG. ?! J _ Hf'TIOjniOTEL  J. H. McMAl-US, 'Ma-tager.  You  that  twelve  (3212 25)  I   have   expended rtwo"lun��Ved"ana��^WJ  -���_   <d<?lafs    and,     twenty-fl-ve*- cents-.'^'-fl  -)   ln>,labor  and  improvements ..upon'  <?' _SS*I  nlneral'claim in order/ i>ii,��  claim under the pro- ���.*���/,  the above mentioned mlSSm" Me?'< ��M\  to hold said mineral-claim underth* ���_.,.'?,@1  vsions of the Mineral Act, and if within  ninety days of"this notice  /ft *"~.  you lail or refuse to contribute^,, u? nor-   * - f&i  tion of all such expenditures together-with    "    ^  <all costs of advertising, your interest^ _r_  Sf V>f���aid ,C]aIn?s wi"  bwome the proplr ?  'enmildbU"AnlbI1n,U1.(1?rASectl?n_'1 ��^ SnTtcl1  Act^OO' An  ACKl��  Am^HNCD&ral  Dated at Nelson this llth^TSf^tern-  ber, 1901  About one mile south of  ONT HOUSE  321 TO 331 BAKER STREET, NELSON  /\ME.{ICAJ. AND EUROPEAN  JT-r-n    _     PLANS  HAM, AND LAKH 8T8BETB, _fB_SON       -.  BRANDY       ~  DB LAAGE FILS & CO., XXX  COGNAC, possesses a delicious bouquet.  DB LAAGE FILS & CO. X X X X  COGNAC is mellowed by its great  age, and is recommended to con-  noiseurs, 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  R. P. RITHET & 00., LTD;  Victoria.   B.   C.  A. B.  GRAY.  Kootenay Representative  Pf O. Box 52J, Nelson.  Ear stocked with best brands of wines,  "liquors, and cigars. Beer on draught.'Large  comfortable rooms. First class tabic board.  , 4dt.******************f**ff  Jj ARTHUR' GEE I  U. MERCHANT TAILOR m  Hi '                            ' /.  ���* LADIES' T-MLOR             _I\KJ:R ��*.  Mi MADE SUIT...        STREET EAST. ��  jA ���   "   ��� i ���        ���_-      ��� i. ���_���. ���___������   ....,.,    iJ.%  *************************  MEALS 25 GENTS  Rooms Lighted by Electricity and Heated *oy St*=>am 26 Cents to $1  urns  OEETIFIOATE   OF IMPEOVEMEHTS  .����?.PS^.01'*-^ , MiNCRAL CLAIM  ?^_f<l^tetS_yN��yiSs0trn,cfilUnC DlW8ion ����  Nelson16 ,ocate,J   Ab��ut one mile south'-of  T?JLU%r}lotioe XhatJ- Wiliam John Goepel,  Tree Miners Certificate No   50,500   intend  _lx. J. d-J_?s. froS the date hereof to apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate ot  .^.p^��^emenl^for_the purpose of obtaiS-  nf ���ai CS��Yf Gi'l,nt of tfle ab��>ve claim  And nuttier take notice that nction un-  acr_section_37,_musUbe-commenced-bt;fore  the issuance of such *- Certilicate of improvements. .  .JS?ate(i   th,s  16th   day  of August,   A.   D.  1901.- ���    .-.-     ,   .    - w.   J.   GOJ-PEL.-  OEETIFIOATE   OF IMPEOVEMENTS".  iNuXiCK���NliJ.SO.-. Mi.nI_KA1. ULAIAI.'  situate in tlie Nelson Mining Division of  Webt  Kootonay Bisttlct.  Whero" located:  Nelson.  Take- notice that I, John 'Paterson,  I'lee Min..-. s t.errnu,ii.- Nn > i 7.,.' intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the Mining Reccrclcr for a Certifieate  of Improvements, for the pui pose of ob-  l_lniMK ���> i Tuw ii i.i,un in' ii,,. ,,i���n-,. i I tun  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before  the issuance of such Certillcatr of Improvements. "  Dated   this   ICth   day   of  August  A.   D  IMl- ��� JOHN   PATISRSON.  OEETIFIOATE   OF IMPROVEMENTS]  NOTICE. - MONUMENT M1NJ2RAX,  claim, situate in the Nelson mininv illvia-  lon of Wecty Kootenay district. Where located: At the head of Grohman creeK on  Grohman mountain. Take notice that 1  J. M. McGregor, acting aa agent for Steve  Hawkins, f roe miner's certificate No.  _50,435,-and Louis Strand, free miner's certificate No. b37,293, intend sixty days from  the date hereof;, to apply to tho mining recorder for a certificate of Improvements  for the purpose of obtalnlng.a crown grant  that action under section 37. must be com-  that action, unded section 37, must be commenced before the. issuance of such certificate of improvements.  _.-���-. J.  M.  McGREGOR.  Da_ed:th.s 32th,day of August. ilKTL  'i '<__&  .%���. <.  1 !XJ  ''���_t  ������".i&i  ��� *  'I  4  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  AT   THE  AT   THE  AT   THE  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  OYSTER COCKTAILS  : ,    ...,  .:... ,AT   THE:  Head Offick at  NELSON, B. O.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  MANHATTAN.  AT THE MANHATTAN.  AT THE'MANHATTAN.  The  Manhattan  J03EPHINK STRKET  ALL THE BE8T BRANDS  UQUOB8 ANDC1QARB.  Markets at Nelson, Rossland, Trail, Xaalo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Ne*  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid  way, and Vancouver,    Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded  - ' *   West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH  SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RTSTAIL  FISN AND POULTRY IN SEASON  I  ,K W. 0 BLOOK  WAED STREET  E. C_ TRAVES, Manager  .ORDERS ,BY MAIL RKCEIVB PROMPT ATTENTION.  .? NOTICE.  We bee to notify tho merchants and hufincs  mon of Nelson that we havo purchased the busl  ne .sand (food will of tho Pnciflc TJan.fep Cprn-  panr, which it is our in too tion of Jncorporatirg  with the business of.the Nelson Freighting &  Transfer Company, vre remain yours  o xx-X-y    R. H. WILLIAMS,  Manager Nelson F. & T. Co  NOTIOE. ~  NOTICE is hereby (rivon thnt T intend to apply  at the next sitting of tho Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Nelson, to be held  afloat he expiration of thirty days trow the da_G'-a transfer of tho retail Hqum licence  now held by me, for the promines situate on lob  1. block 12, Baker street, Nolson, nnd known as  the "Athabasca" saloon, to Norman T. Wnolrod.  of Nelson, y;    ���.��� P. J. RUSSELL.  Witness: Jab. OShKa.  D ..ted t'>is 27' h day of Septombor, 1901.  'NOTIOE.  NOTICE Is heroby givon that I int-end to Apply  at the next sitting of tho Board of Llcenso Commissioners for the City of Nolton to bo he'd aft  tho expiration of thirty davs from the date hereof,  for a transfor of tho Retail Liquor Licenco now  hold by mo for tho prrmlssos known as tho  BodcRaSaloon, situ.te on tho cast half of lot.  nine (.). in block one (t), in the said City of Xel-  son, to William Walmsley and Edwaid c. Dav  idson, hoi h of tie Raid City nf Nokon.  Dated this llth day of Septombor. 1!W..  ��� _,* W. G. ROBINSON,  Witness: E, C. Davidson  B -_AMS-___-.VAt -^Uv.��_-vw.x-U��W__ miWVj *.  L.*TM_T.?.'W'**''*'"!"WLM***W^���***r. -.��*����� wt .*> ,.  I*. -_J__  ��������� -.-_.. ���  MBtSk.vka.taa _u-^��_-tntUKu%tw&����uu_Hw K  THE NELSON TRIBUNE, FRIDAY MORNING,  OCTOBER 11, 1901  *,  i**** *******  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  -_>  Vt.  v.  _.  \fa  -ii  Mi  Mi  vW  *  ��_  Mi  Mt  vl.  Oi  vV  tin  Mi  .Mi  Mi  Mi  ._  Vi/  DAMP WET WEATHER C.USES COLDS  rrrfr .-......&-.&��.�� -_��--.-. ********* ********t ********  m  <i��  ��*��  IA  nt  nt  *.  ��.  I**  *.  v  <.  9  m  ��.  i��  <.  ���n  IV  <.  *.  *.  9  9  ���ft  ��r��  i��  1��  TEETZEL'S SYRUP OF V.IL0 GHERJ^Y,  SPRUCE AHD TA(| CURES THEM  ONLY TWEHT.-F1VE CEflTS PER BOTTLE  W. F. TEETZEL & CO.,      NELSON, B.C.  ^���3.W *** *** * *****************************************��*  -_  v   '  >_. *"  ��� .;'������;  oys  !&���''  _K '"  .__���  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.  '.*?,."."'  y??r.  VR      r  >   '  '"���*Ti 1  /*_.'f'��'*..  _ t-Yi j.  ,**,*l.>.*U .  S'J>.J- y  *t���r_*^$_'  _T'. IDA  l_-A~.Y. ijj  *. 217 and 219  .    Baker Street  J. A. GILKER  _t*.0.0.0*-0.0'0'**.0a-0s_''***0".f** ^.*"'*0���.*".0**00*^.it*.0*0 <_..��__ __y.  ^���.&^'&**^&^*^^'^*&*5r,'&*^*&  W  ^  WHEN.YOU WANT ANYTHING IN  ���Blfeji-ai      'Pi  ^ru'"'!  l/T-X-   I'*. ���  ]��$$_ '-*.  ICj.*. --  _���_? */'  *���*#_  WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE STOCK OF   '  PICTURE AND  ROOM' MOULDINGS AND  ARE NOW/READY TO  RECEIVE ORDERS FOR.PICTURE FRAMING. "  to  to  to  to  CITY AND DISTRICT.  The average daily school attendance  at Slocan City is 72.  A session of the county court isr announced for December 16th.  The Arlington  City, is now the  Slocan district.  mine,   near   Slocan  largest   shipper   in  S. H. Green, postmaster of Kaslo, was  in Nelson yesterday wondering if he  would ever be housed in a house built  of Kaslo marble.  Lieutenant-colonel Holmes has arrived in Nelson from "Victoria for the  purpose of inspecting the local company  of R. M. R.  On Saturday night A. Ferland expects  to sell everything remaining in his  ���store at auction. There will be no end of  bargains for those looking for bargains.  E. T. Smith desires to thank those  who contributed to the fund for the  burial of +,hc late William Walters. The  subscriptions received amounted to  569..0.  - Rev. C. M. Tate will deliver an illustrated missionary address in the Methodist church this evening at 8 o'clock, ln  the course of which he will show a  'number of lantern views of the northern lands of the province.  sioners should not be employed at the  present juncture. Have any "specials"  been appointed? If so, how many, by  whom, and at whose instance were they  appointed? The commissioners will do  the public a favor by making a public  statement in the matter.���Rossland  World.          JJi_w__w_j  OVERBOARD INTO THE LAKE  NELSON, B.C.  KASLO, B.C.  ESTABLISHED 1892  SANDON, B.C.  L. A. Campbell, superintendent of the  <West Kootenay Power & Light Company, had a long conference yesterday  with mayor Fletcher and city electric-  Ian McPhee. Mr. Campbell .wants a contract to supply the city with electric  light and mayor Fletcher wants to give  him what he wants, but knows the ratepayers will not ratify any agreement  that he is likely to favor. Propositions  from the West Kootenay Power &  Light Company are seemingly irrepressible.  John Ayton Gibson and Archie Main-  waring-Johnson, both of Nelson, are  .both dyed-in-the-wool Grits, but they  cannot agree on a leader for* the party  in this province. Archie favors senator  Templeman, the junior senator for Victoria, and John Ayton says either E. V.  Bodwell of Victoria or Fred Peters of  ..Vancouver would suit him. The trouble  is, nine-tenths of the rank and file of  the Grit party recognize Joseph Martin  as their leader, and will not pay any attention to the wishes of John Ayton and  Archie..  <i  Ti.���, i "  mi. si s ��� *%:'  __..W.^. -_?-_r-i?_>-_>-_v-^-__-_.-__-_i'_.-_t-'__'-__-*!_--ii'S.-_--��!  ^���^���^���1��^^^-S��*rs��-5^-g^^-S^^*^*^B^3-��?  i :        .      ' r. ���     ' '        '  ^'GOOD CHEER" STOVES AND RANGES  ;y _./-.     - j         '  ���7- ?'We the market again this, season with this line of  >V,3toves: -After handling them for ;a number of years we aire  ^convipcEd that they are the only ' Stoves * that* give  ^ABSOLUTE SATISFACTION. :      <.      ;.   y   -  Call and see our large and complete line.  LAWRENCE   HARDWARE  Zlr _ --~___ '"import-re and Dealers in Shelf >nd Heavy Hardware. .  CO.  V  Is  r  \i  _*"  I.  i  IF YOU WANT A PERFECT CUP OF TEA USE  EXCELSIOR  THE FAMOUS OEyLON  Allan Forrester, provincial constable  "at Robson, yesterday secured.a, warrant  under the Extradition ] Act from judge  Forin .to legalize', the''���holding, of the  prisoner, Michael-Smith, whom he arrested the other day at 'West Robson  upon the' strength of a- telegram from  the deputy sheriff' at Republic, Washington. In the information for the securing of the warrant the sheriff set out  that he had reason to Delieve that the  accused had committed the theft of several "hundred ' dollars ' in1 the ��� United  States and at^the time of his arrest was  a-* fugitive from justice.   -        , ,Z  , J. R.' Martin, -provincial timber inspector, reports the, sawmill industry  in East" Kootenay as' remarkably active.  There are now a number of new mills  in operation, one at the Loop, about ten  miles from the - provincial boundary line  /between'British Columbia and the Territories, one at., Jaffray, about . eight  miles from Elko,- and one on" Moyie  lake, which has a capacity of 40,000  feet per day. There i.i also a consider-,  -able, trade in fence posts which, together with most of the lumber from  the mills, 'finds a profitable market in  the Territories. It is said that the price  for fence posts on' the cars in British  Columbia is 6 cents each, so that the  shippers are making pretty good money,.  ________���______���_���        *  Nelaon Mining Division Records.  Two new locations were recorded at  the Nelson record office yesterday: The  -Snow_Storm._on_ Sheep .reek, .13 mileB  from Salmo, by -T. A. Mills;  Summit,  ��� For Purity and Flavor it is Unsurpassed  Retails at 40, 50 and 60 cents, per pound  Packed expressly for  Wm.   Hunter   &  Co.  CONNECTING STORES AT  Silverton, Three Forks, Alamo and Phoenix  ITE  Tlie best in tho market, in 1-2  pound and 1 pound packages.  Telephone 161.  J. A.  &  50c a Found  GROCERS AND PROVISION DEALERS, Houston Block, Baker Street  Tho Job Priiiling PI .nt of Tho Tii-  bune ia tho most complete ln Kootonay. Good workmen nro employed,  good Htocl. ia used, and good prices  are charged.  Fatal Accident on the Kokanee.  George Young, a dccKhand employed  on the steamer Kokanee, met his death  by drowning, in the waters oi Kootenay  lake on Wednesday evening. The fatality occurred as the steamer was approaching the landing at Pilot Bay. The  way of the steamer had about stopped  and the deckhands were getting ready  to make a landing. The end of the rope  was under the end of the plank  and Young attempted to free it. He  evidently imagined the rope end was  very fast, as he braced himself on his  feet in order to give it a tug. There being nothing but the weight of the plank  holding it, the rope end came away  much easier than Young expected, and  he lost his footing and staggered backwards across the deck of the steamer  in the direction of the gangway opposite to that from which the landing was  to be made. This was protected by a  chain at a sufficient height to prevent  anyone from going overboard in an ordinary manner, but as Young came up  to it the force'with which he was coming-doubled his body up and he fell  in under it and dropped into the lake.  It is thought .tliat in striking the chain  the unfortunate man was stunned. The  body rose to'the surface but Young appeared to be unconscious. Life preservers were thrown to him but he made ro  effort to help * himself, and it is said  when his body came to the surface one  of his legs showed above the water, but  his bead was under. The steamer's life  boat was at'once ordered out, and those  on board agree that the crew got it  lowered away ih remarkably quick time,  something less than _ minute being required to perform the feat, the proficiency being doubtless due to the regular drills and' exercises through, which  the crew is put every week. Quick as  the me,n were, however, they were not  quick enough to render any assistance  to the drowning' man, as he did not  rise to the surface more than once and  after a fruitless, search the work of recovering the* body' was abandoned until the,following morning.  George Young, the victim of the accident was well' known in Nelson, having resided in'this city for a number of  years., He was employed about town  chiefly as a laborer, and for a time was  treasurer of'the Nelson Laborers' Protective Association. Some time ago he  decided to pre-empt a piece of land near  the * narrows, ''and" at the time of his  death had his home there with his wife  and family of four small children. It was  with a view Vo securing money for living expenses' that he sought..employment on the steamer as a,.deckhand,  the land uponr which he had settled not  being sufficiently cultivated to maintain  him. ' r    ���.   .   '  When it was made known on the  steamer that the victim of the accident,  had a large family dependent upon him  for support, tbe officers and -passengers  at once started a subscription for the'  relief of the'widow ana orphans,, with  the result that a purse of ?110 was  raised in a few minutes. The news of  her bereavemtnt was broken to the  widow by captain Fraser of the Kokanee. Captain Gore, port captain, ot the  C. P. R. fleet, left for the scene of the  fatality yesterday on the tug Procter.  He has a number of men with him and  will grapple for the body as long as  there is any chance of recovering it.  From the circumstances as related  by witnesses of the accident, it was one  of those accidents which no fqresight  _coul<. have    prevented.    There __were  plenty about to "help the victim and  everything appeared ravorablo for getting him out of the water, but the  man was evidently stunned so that he  could not avail himself of the aid extended to him and sank too quickly to  permit of his rescue, although less than  a minute elapsed between the time he  went overboard and the launching of  the small boat from the'steamer.  FOUR NEW GASES ADDED  YERS & CO.  TO SPORTSMEN: ' '  We have the finest assortment of Guns and most complete stock of Ammunition ever received  in Kootenay. Mauser, Winchester, Marlin, Savage, and' Stevens Rifles. Winchester Smokeless and  Savage Carbines. Ask to see the Winchester Carbine and Bouchardt Automatic Pistol, unequaled  for simplicity, accuracy and effect.  MINE SUPPLIES AND HEAVY HARDWARE  Blowers, Exhausters, Hand Shaft Pumps, Pipe and Fittings Steam Packing, Leather and  Rubber Belting, Hose, Etc.   Agents for Giant Powder Co., Truax Ore Cars, Canton Steel.  claim locations are invalid so far as  they overlap and encroach upon the Colonial mineral claim. The properties affected by the suit are on the Freddie Lee  mountain in the Slocan.  Another interesting case that will  be on the list is that of Van Norman  vs. McNaught. This case will be of interest in that it will decide the point in  the Mineral Act brought to light in the  attempt of the plaintiff Van Norman' to  take in execution the interest of J. A.  Mackinnon in the Hampton group of  claims. McNaught, the defendant in the  present suit, was a co-owner with Mackinnon in the Hampton group and he  set up a claim to the Mackinnon interest  by reason of the fact that after his interest in the property had been seized  toy the sheriff, Mackinnon allowed his  free miners' certificate to lapse. In the  present suit the court will be asked to  determine the effect upon the Mackinnon  interest by reason of his having allowed  his license to run out.  ..AT THE HOTELS.,  HUME���B. E. Chipman, Kaslo; H.  E. .West, Berlin; J. Henry, Ainsworth;  A^ J. Scott, Victoria; R. Scott, Shoal  Lakes; A. G. Pemberton, Kamloops; T.  Davis, London; Charles Of, Enterprise;  J. A.,Hayes, Complix. ,  .* PHAIR���A. F. Rich and S.'Covell,  Boston; G. Ford, Winnipeg; W. Stout,  Toronto; L. H. Campbell, Rossland; F.  Outram, Winnipeg; S.H. Green*, Kaslo;  Colonel Holmes, Victoria; F. L. Christie,-  London; H. F. Ceperley, Vancouver;  J.. F.' Collom, Oakland; H. D. Curtis,  Slocan;'Walter Adams, Midway; J. Herron, Spokane.    >_ ���*.*-"  ' Funeral of Clarke' Wallace. ���  TORONTO, October i^.���The funeral  of the' honorable Clark Wallace takes  place at Woodbridge at 2 j,o'clock Saturday afternoon. It will be entirely under the direction of the Orange Grand  Lodge bf Ontario. It is expected that it  will be the largest ever seen in Canada  ' and will be attended , by friends and  representatives of the order from all  parts of the Dominion. Tfhe executive  of the grand lodge of Ontario west has  ordered all grand county and district  lodge officers to appear in official regalia and that all other brethren* wear  mourning.  -   NOTICE.     "  ,*  Union men are invited to attend a special  meeting in Labor Hall tonight to hear the report  of C. J. Clayton, delegate to the Trades and Labor Congress. 'WALTER,;.. KEE,  ���  '*��� Seoretary.  GOING OUT OF 80S  AUCTION   SALE  OF  DRY GOODS      GENTS' FURNISHINGS  BOOTS & SHOES      HATS & CAPS  Our next .auction sale be held at 8 o'clock on  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12th.  As I intend closing' my business here the end of this month  all goods will be sold 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   Ladies.   Linen Collars, reguldr price...  Ladies' Cloth Jackets, regular price   All colors Corticelli crochet silk, spools at  Come and get bargains before too late.  .75  .20  ��� 15.00  7.50  .40  12J"  10.00  .4.50  .20  A: FERLAND  f  I  \  ROSSL.A3ND   BISQUNBERHVQ   WORKS  CUNL.IFPE  & MCMILLAN  Founders, Boilermakers and Machinists.  ORE) OARS, skips, cages, ore bin doors, chutes and general wrouglit iron work.    Our ore cars are  the best on the market    Write us for references and full pnrtieuiars.  SECOND HAND MACHINERY FOR SALE.- One 5-foot Pelron wa. erwheel, width 600 feet, "8 to 16"  - spinal riveted pipe.   Ono 10x5x13 outside packed plunger sinking-jpump.    Rook drills, stoping  bars, &c, &o. > ���  . -    . -.   ���*       ���*.  M  AGENTS NORTHEY PUMPS.  P.   O.   Box  198. THIRD  STOCK CARRIED.  AVENUE.   ROSSLAND.  J-TELEPHONE ,39.  P. O. BOX 627.  Nelson Saw & Planing Mills  XiinyciTaaaD.  CHARLES HILLYER, President.  HARRY HOUSTON, Secretary.  ip************************^  ilt.  _____ BINDS!-.*!. DEPARTMENT OS"  BOOK BUM!  S?��W 3UIEP KLABK . 00>;S  on the summit of Lost and Sheep creeks  13 miles from Salmo, by John J. Malone.  Certificates of work were issued to  Sidney S. Taylor, on the Northern Light  mineral claim and Northern Light  Fractional; and to Br J. Stanley, on tbe  Midge Fractional.  , Company Must Pay Up  Ii the case  of  J_attoni  vs.  Western  Canadian Accident and Beneyplent Association, -judge  Forin  yesterday  gave  judgment for the plaintiff with costs. In  this suit the plaintiff, Michael Zattoni,  a miner formerly employed at the Athabasca mine, sued the defendants for $56  as representing the   amount  due   him  from the defendants upon an aocldent  policy.   His evidence was that while he  was working at the mine on the 14th of  December last he'was induced by their  agent to take out  an  accident  policy.  With his application on that   date   he  paid the agent ?11, of which $5 represented the first cost of the policy and $6  the dues under it for three months.   He  did not receive his receipt from the insurance company until about the end of  December, it bearing date of the 23rd,  but on the 24th of December he slipped  on the Athabacsa trail and broke one of  the bones in his hand.   As a result of  the accident he was   incapacitated   for  work for four weeks  and  three   days.  The policy for his insurance, however,  was dated on December 25th, one day  after the accident and the claim was resisted on the grpund that the plaintiff  was not entitled to recover a.ijy benefits  until the policy   was   issued.   A   npte-  worthy feature of the case was that tbe  company's receipt for the first premium  was dated on a Sunday and the policy  bore date of Christmas day. Judge Forin  held that the plaintiff was entitled to  insurance from the date that his application yas accepted by the defendant  company's figenfc and be gave judgment  for the plaintiff with epsfcs,   It is likely  that the costs \yili equal "the ft*pm.nt 0.  the claim.   .R. M. Macdonald conduQted  the case for tiie plaiptiff,  Police Scandal at Rossland  It is reported that ex^-eh. ef pf polioe  Ingram has been placed upon the ppltcV  force of the city.   Ia it true?   If it is.  ���who appointed lilm?   A man .-who m�� J the court to the effect that the Joker  discharged tor cause by. the   -��nuids-J ?EFa4^ti^  To the ApproacWntf' Assize List.  The civil list of cases for the approaching assizes is growing. Yesterday there were four cases added whloh  are of sufficient importance to occupy as  many days of the sitting. One of these,  Sandilands vs. Warner, is an action for  a commission on the sale of mining  property. In it the plaintiff, E. M.  Sandilands of Sandon, vno is described  as a mining broker, is suing W. W. Warner and the Coin Mining and Development Company for a commission of  $2500 upon the sale of the Mountain  Coin group of claims, situate in the  Ainsworth and Slocan mining divisions.  The plaintiff in his pleadings sets out  that he had an arrangement with the defendants whereby if he succeeded in effecting a sale of the group for $15,000  cash or upon a bond for $25,000 he  should be paid a commission of 10 per  cent. He alleges that through his agenoy  the group yas bonded \o a man named  Graham, as the~ representative of R, G,  Tatlow of Vancouver for $25,000, and  he is therefore suing for a commission  of $2500.  The case of Carmiehael vs. Egan is  an action brought by D. A. Carmiehael  and E. P. Burns of Sandon against Annie Egan and William Stutt, chief of police of Sandon, for illegal distress. The  plaintiffs in the action are suing for $800  damages against the owners of the property |n ���yyhiqh they cfttr-led on business.  There are two cases of Dooksteader vs,  Botsford, but as they appear to be very  much alike it is probable that one of  them will be withdrawn, The cases are  in the nature of an adverse, the plain*  tiffs as the owners of the Colonial mineral claim asking for a declaration ot  FINISH AND  PRICES IN  MILLINERY,  ETC., CALL  ON  MRS.  E.  Mclaughlin, west  BLOCK, BAKER ST.  Ml  Ml  Mi  Ml  Ml  i_  Mi  Mi  Mi  _>  -Ui-  Mi  Mi  M)  Mi  tli  til  ty  tli  til  Mi  \h  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi,  Mi  Mi  Mi  _i  v.  Mi  Ml  Ml  Mi  Mi  tb  Mi  x_  ��.  i_  Mi  ty  til  Have just leceived 3,0*10,000 feet of logs from Idaho, and we are propared to out the largest bill  of timber of any rtimo_Bio_8 or lengths. Estimates given at any time. Tho largest stock of sash,  doors, and mouldings in Kootenay.  COAST LUMBER OF ALL KINDS'ON HAND  OFFICE AND YARDS: CORNER HALL AND FRONT STREETS.  'pry e*sns 4*sW&d/  ^f   Oy   444ucbl0*'���v f^U^.  %***********************&  ll  KOOTENAY....  COFFEE CO.  ************************  Coffee Roasters  Dealers in Tea and Coffeo  ************************  We are offering at lowest prices the best  srrades of Ceylon, India, China and Japan  Teas.  Onr Best-, Mocha and Java Coffee, per  pound  %  -0  Mocha and Java Blond, 3 pounds  I 00  Choico Blond 'Coffeo, 1 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Coffee, 6 pounda  1 00  Rio Blend Coffoo, 6 pounds  1 00  Special Blend Ceylon Toa, par pound 90  A TRIAL ORDER SOLICITED.  KOOTENAY GOFFEE CO.  Telephone 177.  P. 0. Box 182.  WEST BAKER STREET, 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  Baker Street.  Ty��**********************��  IH. H. PLAYFORD &e0.|  MADDEN   BLOCK  NELSON.  m  9  9  ift  9  Mi  Mi  Mi  CIGAR |  Mi  D. IV|cARTHUR  RALPH CLARE,        , I. 01. NELSON,  Undertaker, Night Call 238. Managor.  I TOBACCO   AND  $ MERCHANTS. ft  /Q. I*  l*   ift  >. *.  <P 9  % V. 0. Box 637. Telephone 117. #  V .: v:r r,zrJ  A. R. BARROW, A.M.LC.E.  PROVINCIAL  LAND SURVEYOR  Corner of Victoria and Kootenay Streets  IV O. Box KB.   .      X_B__EFHONj: NO. B6.  Furniture Dealers  Funeral Oireotors  and Embalmers  .���Worth For  Oajc   Center   Tables...' 5350 $2 75  Oak  Center Tables  6 00 4 60  Oak   Center  Tables  5 00 3 75  Oak    Leather    Seat    Fancy  Rocker    450 S 75  E'm   Folding  Tal-le 5 00 3 75.  Elm   Folding   Table  6 00 4 25  Cane Veranda Chairs 6 00 4 50'  Cane  Veranda Rockers 6 50 4 76-  TO   MAKP    ROOM    FoK    OUR   FALi.  STOCK OF CARPETS ANT! RUGS  WILL   GO   AT   COST.  TO    CLEAR���BABY   CARRIAGES   ANI>  GO CAR1S  AT Lf._iS  THAN CCST.  R. PISTERER & CO.  BBKWKBS AND BOTTUEBS 0_  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompt and regular delivery to the tratta, j  BBEW-BR-T AT M3___SON    ' __jj


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