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Array e&  fm4to,  f A,tsfy&m7  *  -. >t  THE TKIDUNE  IS THK OLDEST NEWSPAPER  PRINTED  IX THE  KOOTENAYS  Saturday, September  26, 1903  NELSON  IS THE TRADE CENTER OF SOUTH-  EASTERN BRITISH   COLUMBIA  ^Public Meetings in Nelson Have Been  Well Attended, Were Evenly Divided, bat Were Not Fairly Reported.  Public meetings, it is said, do not change votes. The public  meeting iu Nelson Monday night was attended b}*- not less than  450 people, 300 of whom will vote in Nelson. Judging from  the applause, the sides were eventy divided. The applause at  no time was general, which goes to prove two things : (i) that  the crowd was partisan; (2) that neither of the speakers "could  touch the S3Mnpathetic spot that is in every human.  Hon. Charles Wilson, president of the council in the McBride  government, spoke on behalf of the Liberal-Conservative Party.  He presented the partj^'s case clearly, and made a speech that  was sensible and free from extravagant statements. He did not  revile the Liberal Party or any of its leaders, while comparing  its work with that of the Liberal-Conservatives. The thought-  .s ful elector who heard Mr. Wilson would place him not among  men who would evolve a great governmental policy, but among  nien who would be safe in council.  S. S. Taylor, the candidate of the Liberal Party for Nelson  Cit}' riding, is a speaker who shows his training. When he  speaks for a client in court, the speech is prepared beforehand  and its delivery is merely a matter of course. When he speaks  on a political platform, aud is.required to think as he speaks, he  is neither forceful nor eloquent. He has a flow of words, but  there is little meaning iu them. He is uot a reasoner, therefore  he is not convincing. The partisans of his party cheer him  much the same as. a hired claque do in a cheap theatre���because  it is a part of the play.    .  But it is with the reports of these public meetings that The  Tribune will deal.    No more untruthful and one-sided reports  were ever published of  public meetings than the reports that  have been published in the Nelson Dailyy News andf;tne  Rossland Miner. /Nelson ha^ha^  well attended. Both were very evenly divided. The first was  called by the Liberals, and the candidate of the Liberal-Con-  . ser-vative Party certainly got as much, or more, applause than  did his opponent. The second was called by the Liberal-Conservatives, at which the candidate of the part}*- did not speak.  His opponent did speak, and he got apparently as much applause  as did the gentleman who spoke for the Liberal-Conservatives.  Why newspapers dependent on the support of people who are  uot all of oue way of thinking should publish so outrageously  ' unfair reports of political meetings is ' beyond understanding,  unless it is because the men who publish the newspapers are so  foolish as to believe that their newspapers have influence ; that  their readers will belive anything, no matter how absurd, they  read.  rtas^safe to say the public meetings in Nelson have not  changed a voter; and it is equally safe to say that the reports of  the public meetings which have appeared iu the Nelson Daily  News and the Rossland Miner have uot influenced a single  voter who has read them.  Political Situation Reviewed.  The Tribune cacli week has reviewed  the progress oi' the campaign a.s fairly as  a newspaper can that has political bias.  It has not niisreportetl public meetings  and it has not belittled Liberals who aro  conducting their campaign on fair linos.  In Ymir riding, the candidate of tho Liberal party is, in the opinion of Tho Tribune, a blatherskite and a man wholly  lackiug in principle. He pretends to bo  a friend of Joseph Martin, yet he would  throw Martin without hesitation. Ho  pretends to be a Labor man, yet he spurned  a nomination from the Independent Labor  Party. One thing the people of the district will be well rid of after October 3rd,  that is, "Alf" Parr. In Nelson City riding, S. S. Taylor, K.C., the candidate of  the Liberal Party, has pandered like a  demagogue to one class, and the result is  that the electorate, who are not of that  class, have determined to let Mr. Taylor  stay at home. John Houston will defeat  him as sure as the sun will rise and sot  on election day. In Kaslo riding, Hon.  Eobert F. Green will have an easy victory over his two opponents. In Slocan  riding, where the labor men have acted  like men of principle, the light will be  close. In that riding the Labor men have  stuck to their platform, and their candidate is appealing to the electorate on the  principles enunciated in that platform.  He does not pretend to be a Liberal-  Laborite. He is a man. Against him is  "Old Bill" Hunter, who is fighting his  own fight in his own way, and taking  pleasure in it. It is an even break, aud  ' when the election is over there will be no  hard feelings in the Slocan. In Cranbrook riding, Thomas Caven   will   win  against Dr. King, because he is making it  his business to see voters personally. W.  R. Ross will be elected in Fernie riding  because he has the voters behind him.  Iu Revelstoke, "Tom" Taylor is up agaiust  "Jim" Kellie, who is posing a.s an Independent, and will win out. George A.  Fraser has tho battle won in Grand Forks  riding, nnd the Liberals admit it. In  Greenwood riding, Dr. Spankie has two  opponents and will win out. Rossland  is close, but Hon. A. S. Goodeve should  be able to overcome lawyer Macdonald,  There will be seven Liberal-Conservatives  elected from Kootenay and the Boundary  sure. On Vancouver Island, The Tribune's advices are that Comox, Newcastle, Cowichau, and Esquimalt will return Grant, Bryden, Skinner, and Pooley.  Victoria will return two more sure. Seven  from Kootenay and the Boundary and six  from the Island makes 18. Cariboo will  return two, Lillooet has returned one,  Yale, Kamloops, Okonagau, and Similkameen will all go one way; so here are 8  more, making 21, or half the house. Siu-o-  ly Vancouver and the lower Fraser river  riding and the upper coast can return  enough Liberal-Conservatives to give the  party a good working majority.  Was Two to One For Wright.  The Liberals had a meeting at Trail on  Thursday night. Candidate Parr was  supported by candidate Macdonald and  Smith Curtis. Candidate Wright was  represented by A. H. McNeill of Rossland. Fifty-nine electors were present,  and of the 59, 40 are enrolled members of  the Liberal-Conservative association and  are supporting Harry Wright. Yet the  meeting is reported as a Liberal triumph  iu both the Rossland Miner and the Nelson Daily News.  SED EVERYONE  Nelson has hold its first exhibition, aud  there is but one expressed opinion heard,  and that is that tho exhibition was a success in every way. But The Tribune will  only speak of tho exhibition as showing  what the southeastern part of tho province is capable of in the way of producing-  food products. Had anyono said five  years ago that tliere would be nn exhibition of agricultural products at Nelson in  li)0_, thoy would have been laughed at.  Yet in 19013 there was exhibited at Nelson  nearly one hundred varieties and kinds of  fruits and vegetables entered by a hundred different persons, whose farms, orchards and gardens are scattered throughout  Kootenay and southern Yale districts. It  was a revelation, and The Tribune predicts that within five years the people of  southeastern British Columbia will be  producing hot only what they consume,  but will be shipping thousands of boxes  and crates of fruits and vegetables to the  Northwest Territories and to Manitoba.  Another creditable phase of the exhibition is, that it was a success financially.  There will be uo deficit to be met by passing around the hat. The directors of the  Nelson Agricultural and Industrial Association will have a clean balance-sheet to  show the members of the association.  Against much opposition and ridicule,  John Houston secured an appropriation of  $2000 from the provincial legislature, and  the Jf-SOOO was in the bands of the treasurer of the association BEFORE the exhibition was opened to the public.  Notes of the Exhibition.  Among the Trail visitors to the fair  were mayor and Mrs. Schofield, D. F.  Jelly the orchardist, y George L. Merry,  and J. H. Clay the market gardener. Mr.  Jelly and Mr. Clay captured nearly BO  prizes between them.  G. O. Buchanan of Kaslo had a number  of exhibits-of fruit of his own growing  and that of his neighbors. He took first  prizes for Beiteuheim'er and Colvert apples  and second for Pacific Coast Trailing  blackberries. - He made entries for J.  Ridell and J. Clark, and the former took  second for Wealthy .'apples and. tlie latter  second for Gravenstien apples.  ������������.. C. W. Busk of Kokanee creek and Rev.  J. Calvert of New Denver had splendid  exhibits of their work as amateur photographers. The New Denver divine capr  tarred the red ribbon.  .... Edwaxd.i..Grii5zelljE-j__the^ Hoover���stroet -  florist,   made  a fine exhibit  of potted  plants and flowers, including nearly every  variety that can be grown in this climate.  He was awarded a diploma.  One of the unique exhibits was a catch  of trout frozen in a block of ice. Ed  Bosquet, Nelson's champion fisherman,  made the catch, and the freezing was  done in P. Burns & Co.'s cold storage  plant.  George W. Hale & Co. exhibited designs of stoam, electric, and gasoline  launches and row boats, and thoir friends  say they- should design a yacht to capture  the America's cup.  J. H. Clay, who has a farm a short distance up the gulch from Trail, made  splendid exhibits of vegetables, and captured 15 first and 0 second prizes. He  also took the sweepstakes in that class.  The soil around Trail is well adapted for  vegetables and the climate is probably as  mild as in any section of Kootenay,  There were a number of exhibits of  wood carving done by amateurs, which  were most creditable.  =^AUa^_Loaii,_tUe.photpgrapher,.exhibited.  a fine collection of photographs.  There was wheat in the sheaf from  Kokanee ranch aud clover fiye feet high-  There wore half a dozen entrios of sunflowers, the tallest stalk being over 12  feet high and the flower 14 inches in  diameter.  Onslow Newliug took first prize for  Clapp's Favorite pears, and James Tarry  exhibited Duchess d'Augeliuc pears from  his Slocan river ranch,  D. F. Jelly is Trail's orchardist, aud his  exhibits of fruit show that he understands  the business. He captured a number of  prizes for apples aud ivhivs,  W, H. Covert of Grand Forks niti4o as  fine a display of frait as will be mode at  any fair in thc province. It included  apples, peaches, pears, and plums. The  fruit was clean, ripe, of good size, aud of  excellent flavor. Grand Forks may be a  smelting, center, but Mr, Covert has  proved that it is also iu the center of a  splendid fruit district.  There was an exhibit of oil from the  famed Flathead river oil fields, which are  not open to locators because of a lack of  backbone in someone,  No finer crabapples will be exhibited at  the Spokane fruit fair than were thope  entered at Nelson's flrst fair. They were  line in size, in color, and in flavor.  The plums, peaches, grapes, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, and prunes  were not only remarkable for the variety,  but for the si_e and quality.  Hon. R. F. Green of Ka,slo is classed as  a politician, but lie is also a fruit grower.  In his absence from home his son "gob"  entered fruit, and carried off first prize  for plums.  Fred J. Squires, Nelson's pioneer mo*.-.-  chant tailor, had a display of tents and  awnings of hjs own manufacture. He  makes a specialty of protean touts.  McLachlan Brothers mode a good display of stoves and ranges, ami n good exhibit of builders' hardware.  The Mason &rRjsc;h Company of Toronto  had on exhibition pianos, pianolas, inil  Morley & Co. in the same booth made a  display of musical instruments.  D. McArthur & Co. made a flue displny  of furniture, showing handsome sets for  the parlor, including the latest designs in  Davenports. In furniture for dining  rooms, the buffets in oak nnd plate glass  wero most attractive j  Braokman-Ker Milling Company, Lim -  ited, exhibited rollcdjoats, rolled wheat,  and self-rising buckwlieat flour from then-  mills at Strathcona, Alberta.  Shackletou & Simj-on of Nelson had  on exhibition marble iand granite monuments, made from marble quarried near  Salmo and Kaslo and granite quarried at  Nelson. |;  Hugh H. Ross, engineer of P. Burns &  Co.'s cold storage plant; exhibited chairs  and stools made from horns, which showed  Mr*. Ross to be an artistic workman.  Nelson Hardware Coiuipany had exhibits of sporting goods, such as guns and  fishing tackle. I������'  The Nelson Gas Woyis had a display of  gas heating and cooking stoves, and its  managers pointed with'pride to the exhibits of bread baked oni their stoves by the  ladies of Nelson. j ,  Patenaude Brothers exhibited the most  complete set of watchmaking tools in the  province. They also iipde a nice display  of watches and jewehr-j.!  Why Laboring Men j[ Should Vote   for  John Hoaston.  "Thrico is he armed who Kath his quarrel itist."  There are two phases of the contest now  before the electorate of this city. The  first views it from the/standpoint of federal and provincial politics, while the  other regards it from] the narrower but  probably more vital -point of view���that of  the personalities and records of the respective candidates'and their relations to  the city of Nelson.     ' j       >-  Many of the voters oil this occasion will  exercise their franchise at the call of party  and. are not likely to be swayed at this  juncture by whatever arguments that may  be presented one way or the other. With  the Labor Party, however, the majority  of members are presumably free from the  dictates of either of the great political  parties, and are everywhere looking at the  two candidates purely frpin the personal  point of view, with the intention of choosing whichever one appeals to them as  being the best man to represent us at Victoria. This appeal, therefore, is portion-,  larly addressed to those whose choice of  ^candidate-r-St8-on--the.p-rsohaliti-_,--ree^  ords and general attitude towards local  matters of John Houston and Sidney  Stockton Taylor.  We have had John Houston as a member from this riding for three years, during which period he has given tho community abundant evidence of a political  sagacity of no mean order and of a tenacity of purpose admirable in its sincerity.  The evidence in support of this statement  can be found in the exceptionally large  appropriations secured for the Nelson district, but which are not out of proportion  to our just rights. Above all is the valuable power site obtained in .the face of the  opposition of the Boninijgtoii Falls Power  Company, with whom, it may be said in  passing, there wns an opportunity for as  fine a piecp of political treachery as eyer  presented itself fo a Jess loyal representative thaii John Houston.  Vain, indeed, haye been the attempts to  "fdsfetr=Oir"t-~J6liii_Hdustoir sonie action  that might be magnified by the persuasive  eloquence of zealous political enemies into  something that would savor of political  debauchery ��� vain, indeed, has it been,  and wo find today, after three years of  honest political servio. in tho interests of  this community, that John Houston can  stand on any platform find challenge tho  foe to bring forward the slightest charge  of improper use of his political position.  Yet, labor is asked to assist iu deposing  this trusty servant in favor of another  belonging" to -i profession in which many  people have liad little confidence since  (lie world began. His opponent lias different poljtictil colors to his mast and is,  by virtu** of Ills profession, "'1 possibly  curtain favorable environments', imagined  by his zpnjous followers to bp ti bofter nian  to represent ns than our prpsopt member.  _lr. Taylor re]jus largely on hjs ability to  demonstrate by plapsjbjti argnnipnt that  the party to which he owes allegiance will  do better work in cleansing t)ie Apgcnu  stables at Victoria than Jus opponent.  It can hardly he ..aimed in this particular that Sidney Stockton Taylor has a  mortgage on this privilege, fo*- }f John  Houston as a private politjoiau brings to  us a .lean recorr], how much less is he  likely to join hands with any party or  government kept alive by a system of politics which he has demonstrated does not  assimilate with his own conceptions of  right? Therefore, whether John Houston  sits on one side of the house or tho other,  his personality will be in evidence, and be  far more so than that of his opponent,  however good he may be in speechmaking  and plausible lobbying, the outcome of  years at his profession qf patching broken  financial- hearts and keeping'ii}iye financial disputes to the ultimate advantage of  Sidney (Stockton Taylor.  The Liberal candidate is a pleasant  speaker, and trained ju a}l tho arts of  his profession; lie knows well how to  play on the emotions of men, and thereby  carries some with him on the point of  mere passing smliiuent. But all this is  on the sin-face, mid to the keen observer is  nothing more tlmu platform sentimentality to catch the passing broozo of sidewalk  fancy. Contrast nil this witli the rugged  talk of John lf'iaston, the man of labor,  who will remain so tijl the end, though  fortune should smile ou him,   Where will  the Liberal candidate be found, if by dint  of further financial accumulations and  political power lie rises abovo tho masses?  Echo answers, where? And the answer  is, strongly entrenched behind a wall of  financial power, basking in the sunlight  of social intoxication, and using tho Labor  Party much the same as he uses his front  door mat. This is merely the historical  record of the ultimate of successful men  of the class to which Sidney Stockton  Taylor belongs.  Quite a number in this citv profess to  think that John Houston is hardly the  right man to represent so important a city  as Nelson.  They say that we should have  a member carrying more social weight���  for the social side of politics is a factor  nowadays. They would substitute Sidney  Stockton Taylor if for no other reason  than that he is fitted to shine at an afternoon tea with Victoria's 400 at government  house. It may be that John Houston never  had  on a dress suit, and  that  Sidney  Stockton knows the correct way to eat  peas or drink tea, but we are not concerned with the side issues which have  really no bearing on the question before  us, and that is, which of these two men  will make the best representative for the  Labor Party?  The Liberal candidate is a lawyer and a  king's counsel. There may be in the wide  worid a few of thc legal profession whose  hearts beat in unison with the great mass  of toilers. Sad as it to say, however, the  large majority of this class cannot, in the  very nature of their profession, have any  sentiment for the wage-earners, however  much they may at election times seek to''  deny it. Lawyers gravitate toward capital as the whisky fiend towards the saloon  or the morphine fiend to the drug store.  Their'very existence depends on '.their,  ability to handle disputes arising between  men on the system adopted in the old  fable of the monkey and the cats in a dispute over a piece of cheese found by  chance; the matter was referred to the  monkey, who halved it, as he thought,  and placed the two halves in the scales.  One side went down, whereupon he bit a  piece out of it, when the other side went  down; by keeping this up the monkey got  the lot and the cats got nothing. : That's  law! A-   ':-���������  Stress is laid'on the fact that the Liberal candidate took the chair at the meeting of the U. B. of R..E, in the early  spring. Surely the labor element is not  so foolish as to endow Mr. Taylor with  'anything amounting to magnanimity in  such an action! Has he not been heading  politically for this for a year past? Has  he not baited his hook all. along to catch  -thc-'labor t-vote?-'���And'-yt-t "w*h.n election *  time conies this is hold upas a reason why  labor should vote for him. The very  thought that Sidney Stockton Taylor, if  elected, will havo the interests of labor at  heart is enough to make Homy George  rise from his grave! It is hardly conceivable that intelligent workingmen can be  so deluded into such wild, imagination.  To vote for the Liberal candidate with  that end in view is to commit political  suicide. Let no labor man be deceived as  to this. Sidney Stockton Taylor, if by  any chance he is elected, will keep Sidney  Stockton's interests well to the front iu  Victoria���that is what he is going there  for assuredly.  No pretense is made to surround John  Houston with a halo of glory. He has  political faults. One thing is, HE IS  HQNEgT, and in these days of political  immorality it will be nothing short of a  calamity to turn down a member who has  given earnest demonstration of his ability  to represent a community wisely, well,  and HONESTLY, The vote of the independent laborer is asked foi* John Houston for the reasons mentioned above, nnd  fm'tlie*-vthat-by-=assistiug-to-rehirn=him  The S. L. ofE. of Cranbrook Make a  Declaration in Strange Contrast to  the One Made by Nelson W. R M,  Cranbrook, September 22nd, 1903.'-',  The Nelson Tribune:   Regarding the letter iu the Cranbrook  Herald of the 17th, under the heading "Engineers Explain,?,':  signed by T. S. Gill,.secretary, wherein the inference is'given?  that members of othe B. of X. E. are opposed to Mr.Cayen.:  We, the undersigned, locomotive engineers at Cranbrook, take'  exception to the article, as it is misleading and unauthorized by  the B. of L? E. as a body.    It is well known that labor organiza-V  tions or unions, especially the B. of L. E., as an order or union';--  do not take part in politics; so Mr. Gill's article is not in "'error,  when he says, in effect, that the B. of L. E, as a body has taken  no part whatever in politics or given any promise to support Mr.  Caven as a body.    Mr. Gill was simply over-zealous  in  the;"  interests of the candidate he favors; but we, locomotive engineers ;���  at Cranbrook, as individuals, believe that Mr. Caven will best"1  represent our interests, as he is a member of organized laborf?  and in case of his election would safely guard their iuterestsVinl'  the legislature, therefore we bespeakfor him your earnest support?  and vote: v,*  W, EDWARDS.  B. MURGATROYD.  CHAS. MAGEE.  a. jardine.  g;>munroe. ���  n. a; chaput.  E.G. BROWN.  M. GILLIS.  F. G. RUTLEY.  J. FENNESSEY.  CHAS. YEANDLE.  J. T. SARVIS.  N.  ROYAL.  D. DRAIN. '   '  H. J. BROCK. ' V,*  J. H. CASLAKE.':.  J. M. ROBERTSON.  W. NEIL.  W. A. ROSE.'  -!*-  Vj-JSl  labor will best bo endorsing that which it  seeks���HONEST REPRESENTATION.  All cannot be satisfied, Mr, Taylor will  carry no maro power as a unit to'Victoria  than John Houston, who mast decidedly  has a greater personality, by the power of  which ho will aooomplish infinitely more  than the rhetorical efforts of lawyer Taylor, however pleasing these efforts may bo  to the ears of members.  The cause of labor will be more advanced by a.man of John Houston's temperament thau it cau possibly hope to be  by a lawyer. On tho one hand we have a  man belonging to a profession which i.s  saturated with greed of gain. On the  other a mai- rugged at times���nay, uncouth, but beneath whoso unattractive exterior thoro beats a heart tuned to the  better and ui'sclfisl; aspirations of men, a  heart that does not seek its own advance-  ment in every action done, but does it because it is duty, unmindful of results.  That heart belongs to John Houston, our  present member, aud labor can give no  finer endorsafion of its unqualified approval of an earnostnoss of purpose in the  interests of a community, than to assist iu  placing him at the head of tho poll one  week from today, F. VV. Pettit.  Nelson is a City of Homes.  It is said Victoria is a city of homes, iu  the true meaning of the word'"home."  What is true of Victoria is equally true of  Nelson. No town of its sizo in Canada  has so many homes,   A  home do��is not  necessarily nieau a large aud expensively  constructed building. The building may  be inexpensive aud unpretentious, yet be  surrounded, by evidences that show the  people who Jive in it are making it a  home, Among tlio homes in Nelson i.s  that of J. J. Driscoll on Observatory  street. While there are more pretentious  buildings than }>h\ PriscoH's cottage, no  home in Nejson has so many evidences  that tho occupants are striving to make a  homo in tho sense that Canadians understand tho word. Mr. Driscoll has a garden and orchard that has not an equal iu  Nelson- Ho grows more and a greater  variety of fruit than any resident within  the city; yet when ho built his home in  18!)*. up in the Hoover Addition, as it was  then called, people said he was "uwav out  of the world."  [ List- of Nominated Candidates.  Conservative���Dr. H. S. Young.  Liberal���John Kirkland.  ALMEKNT.  Conservative���R. J. Hickey.  Liberal���W.. W. B. Mclnnes.  CAKIHOO.  Conservatives���S.  A.  Rogers, W. Adams.  Liberals���H. Jones, James Murphy.  CHILLIWACK.  Conservative���J. A. Atkinson.  Liberal���C. W. Munro.  COLU-II5IA.  Liberal���W. C. Wells (acclamation).  COMOX.  Conservative���Robert Grant.  Liboral���Fred McB. Young.  COWICIIAX.  Conservative���E. M. Skinner.  Liberal���J. N. Erans.  .CKAXBItOOI-.  Conservative���Thomas Gavon.  Liberal���Dr. James H. King.  " PKLTA.  Conservative���W. H. Laduer.  Liberal���John Oliver.  i)KWi*Ni.v.  Conservative���Hon. R. McBride.  Liberal���W. W. Forrester.  ESQUlJIALT.  Conservative���C. E. Pooley.  Liberal���John Jardiue,  PKK.VIE.  Conservative���W. Ii. Ross.  Liberal���E. C. Smith.  Socialist���J. R. MpFhorson.  (IKAN*I) i-oiiks.  Conservative���Georgo A. Fmser.  Liberal���"W. H. P. Clement.  Socialist���John Riordan.  tlKUENWOOl*.  Conservative���Dr. G. E. Spiinkie.  Liberal���J. R. Brown.  Socialist���E. Mills.  ISLANDS.  Conservative���H. W. Bullock.  Liberal���T. W. Paterson.  KA.Mi.oors.  Conservative���F. J. Fulton.  Liboral���F. J. Deane.  KASLO.  Conservative���Hon. li. F. Green.  Liberal���J. L. Retallack.  Socialist���S. Shannon.  LILI.OOKT.  Conservative���Archie McDonald (ace).  XAXA1MO CITY.  Conservative���E. Quennell.  Liberal-Labor���Harry Sheppard.  Socialist���J. H. Hawthornthwaite.  NELSON  CITY.  Conservative���John Houston.  Liberal���S. S. Taylor.  NEWCASTLE.  Conservative���Alexander Bryden.  Liberal���D. W. Murniv.  Socialist���P. Williams.  NEW*   WESTJIINSTKI*   CITY.  Government���Thomas Gifford.  Opposition���W. H. Keary.  OK AN At 1 AX.  Conservative���Price Kllisou.  Liberal���T. W. Sterling.  HEVEI-STOKE.  Conservative���Thomas Taylor.  IudoiKudciit-Li-era-I-J.'" M *Ke___:' $ 'M.  - -.-i-SocialiaU-J^Wi- Bennett." "^-^^*>^r*-^ffll  RICH-IOND. v  Conservative���F. Carter-Cotton.  Liberal���J. C. Brown.  HOSSLAN'r* CITY. ,   , , '  Conservative���Hon. A. S. Goodeve.  Liberal���J. A. Macdonald.  SAAXicrr. _*  'v  Conservative���D. M. Eberts.     .      *c  Liberal���Henry Tanner.  sn_rn_A__EBNT. * .   .  Conservative���L. *W. Shatford.  Liberal���W. A. McLean.  SKEENA.  Conservative���C. "W. D. Clifford.  Liberal���Peter Herman.  SLOCAN.  Conservative���William Hunter.  Liberal���Williaiu Davidson.  VANCOUVER ci'lY.  Conservatives���Hon. R. G. Tatlow, Hon.  Charles Wilson, J. F. Garden, W. J. Bowser, H. H. B. MacGowtin.  Liberals���Joseph Martin, W. D. Brydon-  Jack, T._S_._Raxter. J. P. Turubull,jO.Jft._:  -t-Oiick.  Labor���F. Williams, A. G. Perry, John  McLaren.  Socialist���J. J. Mortimer, A. R. Steb-  biugs, William Griffiths.  VICTORIA city.  Conservatives���Hon. A. E. McPhillips,  Charles I-Jnywnrd, H. D. Helmcken, Joseph Hunter.  Liberals���R. L. Drury, W. G. Cameron,  J. D. McNiven, Richard Hall.    Socialist���J. C. Watters.  YALE. *'���'���'���  Conservative���T. G. McMauamoii.  Liberal���Stuart Henderson. ������','.'   ''  Y.M1H.  Conservative���Hurry Wright.  Liberal���Alfred Pan-.  Ymir Liberals Repudiate Parr.  Y.Miit, September 'id.���A Liberal meeting last night was largely attended, nnd  an association wns formed with Alex Forrester as chairman and B. McKenzie as  secretary. Resolutions were passed con-.,  denmiug the action of the former so-called  Liberal association, which endorsed Parr,  and pledging support to Harry Wright.  Tho new nseociation has no confidence in  the Libera] candidate.  MORLEY & CO.  \Vholosule and Retail  Booksellers and  Stationers  cArtists' Materials  Engineering and Mining  Books  Typewriters  cMimeographs  'Photographic Supplies  cMusical Instruments  Morley & Co. Nelson, B.G Bank of Montrea  Established 1S17.    Incorporated by Act of Parliament.  CAPITAL (all paid up) $13,379,240.00  REST     9,000,000.00  UNDIDVIDED  PROFITS        724,807.75  Head   Office,   _VIontre��I  N. G.  KT.  HON.  LORD STRATHCONA  A.  DRUMMOND, Vlct-Presiiletit.  AND  MOUNT  ROYAL, (!.(!.M.O.,   President.  K.  S.  0I.0USTON, fleiioral Manager.  ELSON BRANCH  Corner linker and  Kiiotcimy Streets  A.  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I'UBSCRIPTION RATES.���The daily edition will  pent by mail /or 95 a year, or portions of a year  line rate of fifty cents a month; by carrier in  lison.at the same rates. Payable in advance.  l'-j weekly: edition will be mailed for $1 a year,  |,-able in advance, and no subscriptions will be  I en for the weekly edition for less than one  r.   Address all communications���  THE TRIBUNE, Nelson, B. C.  LIBERAL-CONSERVATIVE  CANDIDATES.  ON.  ROBERT F. GREEN  FOR KASLO  \ JOHN HOUSTON  , FOR NELSON CITY  HARRY WRIGHT      >  FOR YMIR  ' WILLIAM HUNTER .  FOR SLOCAN  . THOMAS TAYLOR  FO'll REVELSTOKE  THOMAS CAVEN   is   '     FOR CRANBROOK  NvlLLIAM R. ROSS  FOR FERNIE  GEORGE A. FRASER  FOR GRAND FORKS  DR.  G. E. SPANKIE  FOR GREENWOOD  S. GOODEVE  FOR ROSSLAND  l^-TURDAY,  SEPTEMBER 26,   1903  Kelson has had  two  public  ;.tings.   The first was opened  political  by John  luston, the candidate of the Liberal-  nservatives. The second* was opened  S.S.Taylor, K.C, the candidate of  >_ Liberals.. The number at both nioet-  :s was about the same. Which of the  ) candidates made the best showing  'ier the same conditions, that is, open-^  I; a meeting and being confined strictly  |-a discussion of the principles laid down  [their respective party platforms? The  b candidate is a lawyer, a profession re-  [ring "gift of gab." The other caudi-  ce is a printer, a trade in which "silence  >olden.'.' What the one said is printed  I can be read at any time. What the  ler said is not printed nnd cannot be  ived. John Houston's declarations arc  print. S. S. Taylor's statenicuts are  jrely spoken words which have not been  orded. Every fair-minded person who  ird both speeches will say that tlie ef-  ,t of the printer was better than that of  i lawyer. The one aspires to be the  der of the Liberal Party; tlie other has  jhigher ambition than to servo well the  jiple among whom he lives, for if lie  yes them well he will be doing thc  ivince a service. Which of the two will  ;t represent the people of Nelson City  ing in the legislature: the man who  1 sacrifice everybody and everything to  ry out his ambitions, or the man whose  y desire is the advancement of the  rn in which he lives and the country  rounding that town?  handidate John L. Retallack of Kaslo  jl John Keen should be restrained or  Isiplined by the cooler headed aud fairer  jaded leaders of the Liberal party.  |_irs is not a straightforward fight for  platform and principles of the party  jich they affect to represent. Tliey  j)W little of political principles, and ap-  f-ently they care much less. Their  jgle idea of political warfare is to down  Job" Green. Their campaign is one in  lich fallacy and subterfuge are too  lent. They flatter and cajole the work-  In, for whom both iu theory and in  Ictice they have hitherto evinced con-  lipt. They now say to him, if you  |mot vote for the Liberalism which  represent, then by  all means  vote  for the Socialist, for Socialism sifter  all is but the evolution of Liberalism.  They niistify or deliberately falsify the  parliamentary record and send broadcast  misstatements which the most cursory  glance at the journals disproves. They  ascribe to the minister of mines votes  which he never gave or distort them to  meet their unfair ends. Men who appeal  to the heads of the electorate should be  straightforward ami honest. Men who  appeal to the prejudices of the electorate  are never straightforward and are seldom  honest. "Bob" Green in Kuslo riding is  not appealing to the prejudices of a class;  he is asking for thoir support as a Liberal-  Conservative, who has served six years in  the legislature, and whose record is  known. If his record is bad, it is the duty*?  of his opponents to show wherein it zi  bad. Shouting "down Green" is not tja*-  gnment. No man charged with a crime  is convicted because someone cries "stop^  thief."   The Miners' Union of Nelson held two  meetings last week to bring 'about an endorsement of S. S. Taylor, the Liberal  candidate. At the first meeting there  were fourteen members present, and tho  vote stood: Taylor 12, Houston. 1, oue  not voting. The next meeting was held  pn Saturday.'-night. There were 9 present. At that meeting Houston had no  friends. The-Nelson Miners' Union has  less than thirty votes in Nelson. Tho  man Avho worked up tho endorsement is  named Mackay, a bitter and vindictive  Liberal, who attempted to get the Independent Labor Party to endorse Taylor,  and who wtis turned down so hard that ho  resigned from that party. The endorsement of the Liberal candidate at this late  date by the miners' union 'will act as a  boomerang, just ns did the publication of  the names on Taylor's nomination paper.  There are other labor unions in Nelsou,  and their members resent the action of the  miners' union as an attempt to dragoon  union men into supporting a lawyer as  against a union printer.  of Nelson Miners' Union to vote for S. S  Taylor, a lawyer, Frank Phillips violated the Constitution of the Nelson Miners' Union and showed that he is not in  sympathy with the fundamental principles  of unionism.  Two Political Marplots.  David W. Higgins of Victoria is classed  as a political marplot by the Victoria Colonist.    Higgins  is wholly without political influence.   Here iu  Nelson there is  another Higgins, whose name  is   David  Mark Carley.    While professing  tt)  Vie n  Conservative aud a great admirer of Mich-  are  McBride and A. 15. McPhillips  and  It. L. Borden, he is doing everything in  his power to throw these men down. Like  Higgins, lie is wholly without influence iu  the community in which he lives; but  like Higgins, ho is in a position  to circulate his venomous utterances through the  Liberal press, who gladly print the letters  of the one and quoto the other as the editor of ti. great Conservative newspaper.  The Victoria Colonist shows up Higgins  in the following:    "The political difficulties in  Estjuimalt tire happily arranged.  Tho electors of the district, of whom a  great majority are   in   favor   of   O.   E.  Pooley, have so declared in no uncertain  terms and with most; flattering evidences  of tlie esteem in which he is  held in  the  district.    He litis been endorsed as   the  Liberal - Conservative   candidate  in   the  forthcoming election.   D. AV. Higgins declares that tlie fact that he received only  two votes out of a total present at the convention of one hundred and twenty-one,  was  duo to the fact  that he refused to  abide by tho decision of the convention;  that if he had agreed to decide by the decision  of the convention he would have  received a much 'larger vote.  Possibly so.  We are unwilling to believe that any man  would possess such overweening self-conceit as to introduce himself as a candidate  for representative honors who could only  receive two out of one hundred and twenty-one votes.   At the sauie time, we arc  bound to acknowledge that the reason Mr.  L iggius had for uot submitting himself to  e decision of the convention was that he  new himself to bo iu a hopeless minority  t' the electors present.   His excuse that  e meetiug was not representative of tho  Bsquimalt district was a mere   excuse.  'Everybody knows that the meeting was  thoroughly  representative,   and   nobody  'knows it more thoroughly than Mi*. Higgins himself, as is proved by the fact that  it has decided him not to submit his name  to the electors at all.   Very different from  the attitude of Mr. Higgins was that of  Mr. Croft.   When it was made plain that  Mr. Pooley was the choice of the Liberal-  Conservative electors of Esquimalt, Mr.  Croft bowed loyally to their decision and  at once agreed to  support Mr.  Pooley.  Mr. Higgins is not supporting Mr. Pooley.  Far otherwise.   Having been tossed from  Victoria  into  Esquimalt,   he   has   been  hurled back into Victoria to devise   as  much mischief for the Liberal-Conservative Party as is in his mind, and to accomplish as much as is in his   power,  which is fortunately very little.'.'  Judging from the action taken on Saturday last by the Nelson  Miners' Union, that union, through its officers, is a political organization as well as a trades union. Under the constitution and by-laws of the Western Federation of Miners,  no action binding a local union as a whole cau be taken  without a referendum vote, aud the seal of the union can at no  time be used to authenticate a document unless the document  has been authorized in the regular way at a regular meeting of  ;hing that is specially prohibited is political  regular meeting of a union,  he officers of Nelsou Miners'Union do not  itution and by-laws or respect the wishes  of the union. These officials resolved some  time ago to endorse the Liberal candidates iu Nelson and  Ymir, and in order to carry out their own wishes have violated  e and trampled on the rights of nine-tenths of  the union.    The  discussion or political action at  But, apparently,  observe the conslji  of  the  members ���_  their oaths of offic  The consensus of opinion of  the "independent minds" who attended the political meeting on Monday night is  that  S. S.  Taylor, K.C, is not iu the same  class as Charles Wilson, K.C.   Taylor is  =iiot-a--reasoner--;-h&-is=n*tcroly-=ar-specious^  declaimcr.     When   confined   to   giving  reasons for adopting or rejecting political  principles, he shows himself to be superficial iu thc extreme.   Ho can build up a  talk   founded on a deliberately  uttered  falsehood or on a specious declaration, but  he is unable to convince thinking nien  that he is either an honest reasoncr or a  sincere thinker.   Every method and every  utterance wheu  he   is   on the platform  shows him to bo the lawyer working for  a fee.    The Rosslaud Miner is keeping up its  reputation of being the dirtiest and most  malignant newspaper in the province. It  professes to be Conservative, yet it is supporting the Liberal Party candidates in  Rosslaud and Ymir and Nelson, three of  the most important ridings in Kootenay.  A Competitive Coal Company���  Quite recently several of the officials of  the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company from  Toronto have made a visit to the ; company's properties at Fernie, and made optimistic reports of the outlook there.   We  are pleased to hear it, as the gentlemen  should know what they are talking about.  But some of the things that G. G. S. Lindsay, K.C, one of the directors, is credited  with saying, would have been left better  unsaid���at least from the company's point  of view.  Referring to the coke shipments,  Mr. Lindsay stated that the shipments to  the Granby smelter, among others, had  been stopped because they were "overstocked."   This was only half the truth,  as the reason the Granby shipments were  ordered discontinued for a few days was  because the smelter was blown out for a  few days.    But this is no large matter, if  the coal company now keeps up the supply, which it appears they will bo able to  do.   In referring to the quality of the coal  being opened up by the International Coal  & Coke Company, however, Mr. Lindsay  'made^some^remarks^that-will^do'him-no^  good.    Here is what ho is reported to have  said, verbatim:    "We are glad to find tho  Granby people entering the field.   After  five j'cnrs of work and the expenditure of  an enormous amount of money, thc Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Compairy has got coke  down to as low a figure as it cau be produced at a profit, even on a very extensive  scale.    The Blairmore district   has,  undoubtedly, large fields of coal,  some of  which  have been tested and abandoned,  and I very much  doubt if there is any  seam of coal in that district that will produce good coke.    1 have seen  samples  of  coke made from coal taken  from the vein  upon which the Granby people arc working, nnd it is very high in ash.   It may he  that tliey will, on other scttnis,  obtain a  coal  which  will mako  good coke, but if  tliey do it will be the only instance, in that  district where such coal has been obtained,  and I would not be willing to believe that  such coal exists until I see the coke."  unions into politic  should  employers  the members of .their union.    If the officers of miners' unions  are so unfair to thi rank and file of the members, in attempting to  coerce them polit cally, is it auy wonder that their employers  are   doing  likewise?    If  one   set  of  men (officers of  miners'  unions) are attempting to drive and coerce the members of the  al action against their own better judgment,  be condemned if the}* retaliate ?    That the}*  are retaliating is evidenced b}' the article printed below, which  js clipped from a 3utte (Montana) newspaper.    In two ridings  in British Columtia, less than forty men have attempted to dictate to 490 how they MUST vote.    Will the 400 vote as the 40  say   they   MUST?     Will   the   individual   members   of   the  Nelson Miners' Union surrender their political rights, the right  to vote as they please, at the dictation of the dozen who met in  miners' union hall in Nelson Saturday and violated their obligation and their oath of office?    A large majority of the members  of the Nelson  Miners' Union will undoubted!}' resent the attempt that is being made to turn  their union  into  a  political  club for the benefit of S. S. Taylor, K.C., and "Alf" Parr.    The  following- shows  how  employers of labor over in Montana are  retaliating.    Is it a pleasant picture?    Is it pleasing to see here;  in British Columbia a few men like Frank Phillips and Charles  A. Mackay and" Alf Parr and Pat Daly  attempting to coerce  members of an organization into taking political action contrary  to every semblance of right aud justice aud freedom that the  individual has under riot only the laws of the land, but the laws  of their -labor organizations ?    Will it be pleasing to see adopted  iu   British  Columbia  the   methods that are being adopted in  Montana by employers of  labor to "blacklist" men who vote  contrary to the wishes and the interests of  their employers?  the one has as much right as the other to coerce.    The oue has  as much right as the other to blacklist.    A large majority of the  people of British Columbia will condemn such methods, aud if  The Tribune is  uot greatly mistaken, a large majority of the  people of Nelson will resent the efforts S. S. Taylor, K.C, is  making to array men iii one labor organization not only agaiust  each-other-pbut-agaiust��� tlie-nieiii-bers-of-othei^labor  tions.  ^organiza--  " Every member [of tlie Nelson Miners'  " Union No. !)(!, W. F. M.] who has 'he  " right to vote is a part of the government  " of the country and has a duty to per-  ���' form, and tho proper education necos-  " Ktiry to intelligently exercise this right,  " free from corrupting influences, is one  " of the duties of this union." The words  quoted above are a part of tho printed  Constitution and By-Laws of the Nelson  Miners' Union. Every member of the  union who has a right to vote is a part of  the government of the country and has a  duty to perform, yet the right to perform  that duty has been taken away from some  200 members of the union by n dozen  members who have arrogated to themselves the right to dictate to the 200 how  they MUST vote. This i.s a free country,  and every man who has the right to vote  should hit ve the privilege of voting as he  individually deems best, not as is deemed  best by the officers of a trades union or tt,  fraternal society. Iu publishing over his  name its secretary of the Nelson Miners'  ���Union a mandate ordering the members  Compulsory Arbitration.  The Liberal candidate, in referring to  this mutter the other evening at the opera  house, said that it had worked very satisfactorily in New Zealand. Possibly. But  he omitted to enlighten the audience on  the fact that conditions in that colony are  vastly different to what they are in 'Canada. The government there is of a paternal 11atare, is elected by thc people for the  people, and not in the slightest way for  thc benefit, of corporations. It follows,  therefore, that the settlement of labor difficulties can be carried out in this manner, inasmuch as there would be no danger to labor that a tribunal before whom  matters of this kind would be adjusted  could in any way be -'packed" by the  other side. If labor i.s assured of this, it  can safely extend a cordial welcome to the  scheme. A striking illustration of the effectiveness of arbitration, although in this  instance; it was not compulsory, was seen  a year or so ago in the case of the London  & Northwestern Railway Company of  England, when it bishop look jwirt in the  adjustment of the differences, to the grot it  and surprising satisfaction of all concerned. The principle is right, but in this  land, if party governments, lawyers aud  others of rhe following are to have it say  in the appointment of thc tribunal, labor  will be wise to stay out of the deal.  "Going to leave town, Jack?"  "I got the 'blue ticket' this morning,"  was thc answer.    "Yon know what that  means."  This conversation, audible to the little  crowd which had gathered at an outgoing  train at the Anaconda depot today, wtis  the means of divulging to thc Reveille  correspondent a remarkable state of affairs  in this city.  The very latest in Standard Oil infamy  is the "blue ticket."  Prclimiuiiry to the opening of the  Washoe works here, tho Standard Oil  blacklist, so well known in the oil regions  of Pennsylvania, has made its appearance  in Anaconda.  The "blue ticket" is what the men call  it, and if you find your name on a blue  ticket you might as well go homo, begin  to pack up your belongings, and get ready  to walk out of town, if yon haven't the  money to ride.  The introduction of the "blue ticket"  discloses a condition that has never been  equalled in the trust-cursed existence of  the city. It proves that the infamous  "blue ticket" is but the beginning of another era of tyranny which will incense  thc independent citizens of the state.  To describe thc "blue ticket", it is necessary to go back a few months.    Soou  after the Amalgamated Copper Comr. y  sprang into existence, one of the most  "convincing proofs that it was an offshoot  of the Standard Oil Company was the introduction of tho "pedigree slip" and tho  "brass tag" iu the Anaconda works.  Most of thc readers of the Reveille aro  familiar with the "pedigree slip" and the  "brass tag." Tlie former is a form which  must be filled out by every applicant for  work. In it he must state his age. his  nationality, his birthplace, and, in short,  supply the company with a complete and  satisfactory- biographical sketch.  "The "brass tag" was but a part of the  new system of keeping track of the employes. It: is the same 'plan that the Stand-  ard Oil Company has worked successfully  for years in its refineries in the east.  If the applicant for work passed (lu>  rigid examination and his credentials satisfied the agents of the compnuy, he was  given a brass tag with a number on it.  When he went on shift ho passed this  tag through the little window at the timekeeper's office and got a red card, on  which was registered with an automatic  machine the. timo of his arrival.  This, now, became his authority to go  to work, lt served at once as a check, a  means of identification, and a convenience  for keeping the time of the employe.  At the conclusion of the shift he passed  in the red card, which, was again stumped  by the automatic timepiece, and received  the brass cheek in return, which he presented iu turn at the beginning of the  next shift.  Recently many of tbe men on returning  from work found when tliey passed in  their red tickets tit the timekeeper's oflice  that thoy were not giveii tins customary  brass check in return, but that a blue  ticket was displayed where the check was  usually hung.  Iu many instances the men thus summarily discharged were recognized r.s  thoroughly competent aud reliable at their  work, and the only cause of their dismissal could be found in the fact that they  refused to follow the dictates of the bosses  in polities and vote the ticket the Amalgamated had decided to support.  It was some time beforo the men knew  the extent of the company's new method  of blacklisting. First, several of them  tried for work in the other departments of  the Amalgamated Company's works in  Anaconda. They found that the "blue  ticket" stood against them at the foundry,  at the brickyards, and on the B., A. & P.  railroad.  Tliey they left town, and. found that  the "blue ticket" had killed their chances  of employment in the Amalgamated works  in every part of the state.  Many of them inquired concerning the  chances of getting work iu the Amalgamated mines iu Butte, when these latter reopen.  They found that they could not got  work in any of the company's mines,'in  Ihe Colorado smelter, or in 1 in* Butte and  Boston smelter. The unenviable notoriety  of the "blue ticket" hud preceded them. '  The man with the blue! card i.s marked  by the company.  He can't get work in  the smelters at  Great-Falls.  He can't get work iu the coal mines at  Belt.  He can't get work in the lumber mills  at Hamilton.  He can't get work at the coal mines or  coking plant at Storrs.  He can't get work in the coal mines at  Cebo.  In logging camps and coal camps, in  mii.'es and smelters, the "blue ticket" has  done its deadly work. J  The pedigree card has aided in identifying the nam, and from the few who have  come hack to Anaconda to gather their  belongings nnd move out with their families it litis beeu learned that after making  the circle of the entire state, in no placJe  where the Amalgamated Company controls i.s it possible lo obtain work with the  stigma of the "blue ticket" attached to  the man who seeks employment.  It i.s difficult to imagine the feelings  that this new tyranny of the company has  engendered in thc minds of the men. A  few simple comparisons made aniong  themselves shows that thero exists at  present in this city of Anaconda as complete a system of espionage as prevails  around the person of the czar of Russia,  and that any kind of a public declaration  of political iiidepondaneo will win for the  thoughtless person thc dreaded "blue  ticket."  It is remembered by many that they'  were led into apparently innocent��� conversation concerning politics; the question  was asked if they approved of the course  of the county assessor, who hns raised tlie  assessment of the smelter several million  dollars, or if thoy agreed with the sentiment which compelled the company to do  something toward abating the smoke nuisance in the valley.  Too late many of the "blue ticket" men  discovered that thoy should havo been  more reticent, and recognized iu the apparently innocent inquirer oue of tho  company's "spotters."  There" is no longer the slightest doubt-  in tho minds of the people of Anaconda  that the works were closed down to weed  out, all who are politically opposed to the  Amalgamated Company, or who have  opinions of their own which they voice ou  election day. Whatever doubt previously  existed has been dissipated since the inau;  {juration of tho "blue ticket."  In effectual co-operation with the "blue  ticket" is tho company store. No man  marked with a ticket of azure hue cau get  a pair of shoestrings at the company store  without thc money.  It is not generally known outside of  Anaconda that the company store methods are just as pernicious as ever. Men  still are required to go to the store to get  their pay checks, and the amount of their  indebtedness to the store is deducted from  the check beforo payment.  The independent merchants have made  several ineffectual attempts to compete  with the "store," and for a time it seemed  as if the men were going to have an opportunity to trade where they desired, but  the shut-down, the "blue ticket" and the  return to old-time coercion on the part of  the company have intimidated thc employes so that the commercial branch of  the Standard Oil tree is flourishing as of  old.  Tho Copper City Commercial Company  ���the euphonious name of the company  store���employs one man solely to spend  his time at the works and watch the men.  He goes to the timekeeper's oflice and  finds out the exact amount to tho credit  of every man employed on the hill.  If the books showed that yon had $-15  coming to yon at the Washoe works, you  may rest assured that you can get ��_.*3  worth of goods at 'the Copper City.  It has been learned that the "blue  ticket," like the "brass check" and the  "pedigree card," is a Pennsylvania importation, and that for souie years the Stand-  am Oil Company has employed this  method of blacklisting men whom they  could not manage politically.  Assessor Levengood is still standing the  fire of the Amalgamated newspapers,  which have taken a keen dislike to this  ollicer for his fearless stand on county  valuation. Mayor Frinke was elected by  the votes of thc people of Anaconda, yet  theeompany-is^throwing-eyery-stumbliug-  block in his way and trying to hamper  him, as it is mayor Mullins in Butte.  Judge Smith of Lewis and Clarke county, before whom the municipal contest  was tried, decided th.tt the mayor was  duly elected ami duly qualified. Still the  Amalgamated newspapers are keeping up  the fight, and are in every conceivable  manner trying to tie up the new administration���much of their work being done  under the guise of legitimate interest.  These are the methods by which the  Amalgamated Company is ti-ying to reform Anaconda, mid by tyranny and injustice win lights that they cannot win by  fair means.  But the workingmen do not take kindly  to this "blue ticket*' plan, and while it  may have the effect of making men nioro  reticent and cautions in expressing their  opinions politically, it will defeat its own  end on election day, when the Standard  Oil crowd will discover once more that coercion and tyranny do not win elections  in Montana.  520 Water St.  Telephone  140  NELSON  STEAM  LAUNDRY  Work done l��>- liuml or mncliine, :in<l on short  notice. Delivery wngon culls for ami delivers  work every dtiy in the week.  Jlliinkels, Flannels, Curtains, etc., a specialty.  MyoitiK tui'l Cleaning also done. Outside orders  promptly attended to.  F��AJJL,  MPOU, Proprietor.     P.O. Ilox -.8  NEARING HIS FINISH  Aguinaldo is right now. lie has got enough I  Tliere are ninny people in this town Ihat know  when they have had enough of poor laundry  work on their linen, and they turn to us for relief. It is a pleasure to a man to see the exquisite color and finish that we have put on his shirt  collars and cuffs when sent out from this laundry.  Kootenay Steam Laundry  PROSSER'S  *    Second Hand Store  '"'-J China Hall  Now and Second Hand Goods of every description bought and sold. See our Crockery and  Glassware  WESTERN CANADIAN EMI'J.OYMENT  ACIENCY  Goods  'Rented  F-Mi-st-Gloss  Warehouse  Por  StoroKts  Baker Street, West,  Next to C.P.I*. Ticket Ollice  Phone SU A P.O. Tiox 5SS  Kootenay Wire Works Co*  of Mattresses, Springs,  Couches, Uphol-  Mitnufact arers  Pillows, lied Lounges,  storing,   Turning,    Jlandsawlng,   drill  Work and other novelties.   Our No. '1  Spring Is the best on the market.   Ask  for il and tako no other.  FRONT STREET NELSON,  if. C  ���*���������������������������������������������<�����������������������������  X  X  ���  ���  ���I  ���  ���  ���  ���  Shirts,  Overalls,  Denim Pants,  Tweed Pouts,  Cottonade Pants,  Jumpers,  Blouses,  MANUFACTURE  Cooks' Aprons and  Caps,  Carpenters' Aprons,  Walters' Aprons,  Painters' and Plasterers' Overalls,  Mackinaw Coats,  Engineers'Jackets, Mackinaw Pants,  Waiters' Jackets,     Tarpaulins,  Barbers' Jackets,  Gingham Jackets,  Mission  Flannel  Underwear,  Dunnage Bags,  Horse Blankets,  Tents,  Etc., Etc., Etc.  Sewing Machines/Pianos^  FOE, RENT aurl FOR SALE  Old Curiosity Shop,  Josephine Street  Nelson,  H.C".  Fffank   Fletcher  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR  Lands and Mineral  Claims Surveyed  and  Crown  CI ran led  P.O. Box SKI  Ollice: Kootenay St., Nelson  JOHN   HEPBURN  BUILDER AiND  CONTRACTOR  Jobbing work done    Estimates given  TURNER, BEETON & GO.  LIMITED,  WHOLESALE MERCHANTS  Warehouses, Wharf Street  I'uotory, I Bust ion Street  .VICTORIA,   B.C.  ���  ���  ���  ���  *  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  shop  Behind new postolllee        Cor  NELSON  RESIDENCE  Kront unci Willow  Geo.  Gunn  Maker of first-class handrmiide Bools and  Shoes. Repairing neatly and promptly  done. Satisfaction guaranteed in ull work  Ward St. next newpostolllee bid INelsoii  Brydges, Blakemore & Cameron, Ltd.  Real Estate a����*  General Agents  FOR SALE  ���������������������������������*���������<>������ ������������������������  Improved Ranch in Lardo  Valle}' for sale. Address E.  R. Vipond, Trout Lake, B. C.  LABOR   UNIOINS.  NKI.SON MINERS' UNION, No. illi, W. F. M.���  Meets every Saturday evening at 7:3l) o'clock, i:i  Miners' Union Hall, northwest corner linker  and Stanlev streets. Wage smile for Nelson di--  trlet: Mae'hlne miners, ���f:{.r>(l; Imiiiniersnien,  $i.2~>; mine laborers, ifS. .1. W. Sinclair, pros -  dent; Erank Phillips, secretary. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  / The Nelson Tribune  Chimmie Fadden on the  I'm a Frenchman by marriage, as Duchess says, hut tlere's one Hi*-*- I'll never cop  right, and dat's French cooking and eating. All dac religion, politics, Wall street  and sporting news i.s to Americans, eating  is to de French.  "Dat's do trouble wit your dinky nation," I says to Duchess. "If (ley goes to  war dey gets licked; if dey digs a subway  it's a grave; if dey breeds racers dey is  ekates; if dey plays polo dey only cuts up  de turf; if dey tights duels dey only makes  faces, all because dey is never Making  about de ting dey is making ti bluff at, but  is ti uking about how deir grub is to bo  sauced."  Mostly I can get a fall out of Duchess  by pulling a hammer on do French, but  dis time she only gives mo de baby stare,  and says, "Oheems," she says, ������Cheonis,  you have only of the ignorance of which  you speak. Besides dat dey is de greatest  people on cart, de French is dc most brave,  de most noble, and de only ones dat knows  how to dress. Dey did everything before  anybody else done it. Did we not go to  see M'sien Suddorn in de American play  of ���Hamlet' lust year, and did we not see  de same play by Madam Bernhardt���  ���L'Aiglou-���de year before? De French  is always ahead.''  "On your way, woman," I says. -'Hamlet was wrote for Eddi(e. Sudderu b.y an  Englishman, not by Clytq Fiftch.���_������ ������,   ,  V'De more shanie to daEnglisliuiHii who-  s,tole it1'from- M'sicu Rostand,'' Duchess!  says; "De English never Jrnowed how to  ��� light until Napoleon teached em ; (ley.will  never know how to paint or sculptor, no  'matter who tries to loaru omi It is only  dc tings dat France has forgot. dat auy  odder country does well."  "Dey has a good brand of hot air on  tap, anyway,-' I says. "But tell me, why  does dey put garlic in a leg of mutton?"  "Because do sheep hasn't de sense to  put gax-lic hi his own leg," she says. "But  yon has de bad temper dis morning,  Oheems. Come wit me to de city, and wo  will dine at de restaurant of de husband  of faeii, Julie. It will be my treat, for  Julio is do dame du comptoir, and she  charges me netting for dinner, so delicieux  is it for her to have de langwndge spoke  to her polite."    c  And dat's no dream, neider.   Julie used  to bo a lady's maid, and she's so tickled to  havo Duchess come to de restaurant, and,  give her'de news of do swell set, dat dey  never asks us for de price���-and dat's why  de dinner at .Tulics' is Duchess' favorite  treat.  Wo eats at Jaques���dat's Julie's hubby  ���between meal times, so dat dey cau eat  wit us; and de waiters dine wit us, too.  It's den dat Duchess tells Julie to talk of  do swift set, dat we hears at oiu* place;  and de tings dat she tells must be warm  propositions, for Julie "Don Dieus!" aud  humps her eyebrows - like she was only  two -jumps ahead of a lit. De waiters  don't understand, for dey comes from a  kiud of Hoboken of France where some  sort of French yiddish is spoke, aud can't  cop dc real Paris rrtifle dat Dutchess  spouts. Dat's a good tiug, too; for wheu  Duchess gets to passing out de latest ex-  trays about de little lad in de brass band  set dat carriee a wrist bag, and wears a  rose in his thatch at night, it wouldn't do  Job  Printing  ���  <  ���=We^Use^G-iiinption as  well as the best papers  ��   and inks iu the execu-   4  tion of  yoiw orders���  the}' will not be mis-  # understood. Quick dis- ^  patch given out-of-town  work.  W. H. JONES  Madden llnildliig     NELSON, 4$.  ���  cAttbut Gee  ^Merchant Tailor  Baker Street  i     Tremont Hloek  *  NG I  CHOICE SPRING  SUMMER1 GOODS )  Latest Cut Latest Styles    (  JUST ARRIVED  New Spring Goods  .      OK THE  LATEST FASHIONS  Scotch   Tweeds,   Landslide,   Strathcona  tind Belwtirp Serges.   A line line  of Pan tings of the latest styles  Prices to suit the times. Call and sec them.  John Small-wood  Ward Street MERCHANT TAILOR  dese backwoods Frcnchies no good to hoar  de whole story.  Jaques gives each of de waiters a hot of  claret ror dinner; but dat day one of dem  wtis docked his red wino and made to  drink tea, because he'd broke so many  dishes; aud de poor chap cried so much  over his hard luck dat ho mado de tea  salty.    Den he said it wasn't so bad.  But dat wasn't all I was going to tell  yon: only sometimes I get wondering so  hard why nil folks isn't; like Americans  dat I litis to sing a song about it���or have  ti tit. I was saying tint to Mr. Paul do  odder day, wheu we was hying to see  would his sloop sail as well on her rail as  ou her keel, "Yes, Gimmes," ho says, '*de  American people couldn't do a wrong act  if dey tried. , Dey is a generous, just, patriotic aud grateful people; and dey will  not be represented iu high office by a man  who forgets to show his gensrosity and  gratitude and justice, instead of meanness, ingratitude, unfairness in till his  acts. At - de club, de odder day, I was  talking dis over wit general Miles, and he  says���"  Just den a squall hits us, and mc and  Mr. Paul had to swim ashore, so I never  heard what tie general said. It don't cut  no ice, anyway, for Mr. Paul, when he  starts out wid' a lot of dude langwudge  like dose woids, is mostly training for a  match wit Whiskers.  As I was saying, dat wasn't what I  was goiug to tell you about. Remember  de job dat Duchess puts up to mako Duch-  ess'get togedder wit Wiley Widdy? Well,  when Whiskers seen dat derc was no more  tresspassing on de grass, he got foul ol his  shy-streak again, and him and widdy wtis  so far apart dat he couldn't see her. Dat  makes Duchess so mad dat she could  scream, fox- she is bound to get Whiskers  located in his own fireside, so dat Miss  Fa time can be made to take trips to Paris,  and odder necks of woods where Luchess  wants'to;go. and where Miss Fannie  won't go so long*-a,5,.fe\pa. has no home of  his own.     y;- '   "*-*'--���.���.   , .;  I don't make it my business to'fuss'.ivit^  tings like dose, for I'm satisfied wit me  job as it lays; all de same I wouldn't give  odds dat Miss Fannie would put/up a-yell.  if Whiskers had a shack*:to run all by.  himself, and didn't have so-much; time to  run hers. Mr. Paul doesn't'"say uottiug.  He's a wise guy. Mr. Paul is, and so long  as Whiskers stands half thc price of running our places, dat leaves Mr. Paul more  of his own long green to trim away on  yachts and tings dat boius money like a  tree-call lire alsrm. But just de same, if  Whiskers has a latch-yey on a different  block from us I^can't see Mi'. Paul putting  his logout of joint kicking about it. But  it ain't a man-servant's graft to fuss wid  dat part of de game. It's different wit  women-soinauts. If Duchess didn't have  a hand in running tings I tink she'd give  up woik and live on do tips she's been  touching me for till dese years. I was  asking "her about de boodle she had  bauked. "What's de use of money except  to spend it?" I says to her.  "De woist use you can put mouey to is  to spend it, mon ami. If you speud it you  is no better off dan dose foolish poisons  dtit don't save,it. Money is no good if  you don't have it, is it? If it is only good  to spe-ucl, why take de trouble to get it?  No, Master Oheems, if you have money  you have self-respect���do only ting dat  you can buy wit mouey, and at de same  time not speud de money. Dere should be  ti law dat man should make all de money  lie can���and give it till to his wife. Dat's  de only wny'ho can buy happiness."  I was a foolish fellow to come to a- clinch  wit Duchess on dat proposition; for no  matter how good a argument I put up,  Duchess gets de decision, and de poisso;  she being referee and stakeholder, both.  But I was going to tell you about Willy  Widdy. She's not de kind of a player  dat sits on de club house verandy waiting  for an easy mark to go around de links  wit her. If de one she wants won't play,  she'll bo in a game if it's only a lonesome���dough foursomes come her way  swifter dan any odder. So when Whiskers got shy, Widdy wtis as gaily-gaily as  any goil in de county. Duchess tried her  best to get Miss Fannie to drag Whiskers  over to Widdy's cottage, so dat he could  see what a push wns dere at Widdy's  lunches aud teas, and dat she wtisn^tson^  TciIW(rtoabe^rw^ site  wanted to be.   But Whiskers ducked.  "It is of de agravate!" says Duchess.  "It is tin. if Whiskaire sec Madam Harding iu company wit anodder, den he is of  de" sentiment urgent. But if he will not  ga whore he see dat many men admire  her, what can one do?" _  "One can guess again," I says. "Let  your betters alone, and fix it wid Housekeeper to leave Maggie have dis evening  off, for me frien de barkeep is coming  down dis evening, aud we'll take a stroll  uii de pike wit him and Maggie.*'  Duchess never said a woid in answer to  dat, and �� had a right to be leary: for  when a woman won't talk, even when  slie has a cue, it's time for a man to get  his guard up and limber his legs for a  quick side-step. Me Irion conies down by  de early evening train, and conchy lends  mo do" station -wngon to fetch him; de  foi Its being at dinner and not seeing mo  make de sneak wit de wagon. When we  was in de housekeeper's- room, having a  bite, and a mug of dc butler's ale to wash  de cinder's out of me frieu's treat, Duchess chases mo off, and den it was she puts  up her job. Widdy liad been giving Duchess a lot of duds, and p'chec! if sho didn't  rig Maggie up in cm till she was a dead  ringer for Widdy���only dat Maggie in  one of dose now straiglit-np-aiid-down  corsets, was asking wouldn't she break  like a lamp chimney if she sat down! Me  frien was looking like ready money, too;  for his lid and blanket would pass him tit  a hundred yards for a broker on de right-  side of de market.  "Take mo out of dis corset, Duchess  dear," Maggie was saying. "For de love  of heaven! take me uut before I die. I  feel like I was boarded up���like I was  boxed up for de expressman to take  away."  "Vons etes tres charmantc!" say Duchess, putting ou de poor goil a wrap Widdy  nsed to wear. "Don't hold yon skirt like  a mouse was chasing you. Look, hold it  like dis," and she shows Maggie how to  hold her skirt' like she was going to wrap  herself up in it if dere was enough of it.  "What's doing?'" I says when I sees  dese tings.  "It's ti play," says'Duchess.  "Who's tube played?"  "Gome wit tne and say not ting," Duchess says, and de four of us chases out to  do road by do lane.   Den Duchess and me  macy of Women  goes over to de odder side of de road, and  me frien and Maggie waltzes along by  deirsclvos, aud, say, dey was so like Widdy  sind some swell Johnnie, (hit I'd yelled,  only Duchess punched uie.  It was near dark when whiskers ciuie  out from dinner, and starts out for a stroll  to de yacht club house to thrash out de  cup races once more. As soon as he cops  Maggie and me frien, he starts like he  starts liko he was going to cress de road,  and den he seems to tink dat wouldn't do,  and keeps on; aud when he passes (hem  lie hists his lid; me frien hists his, and  dat sassy Bowery goil, Maggie, sweeps a  bow dat makes her look .more like Widdy  dan de close did. Whiskers.went on his  way, and de couple makes a hurry sneak  wit us back to de liouse, where Maggie  gets out of her swell rags aud into her  own close; and den de four of us starts off  up de pike. Pretty soon butler runs us  down, and asks me didn't I know dttt I  was due at de house, for dere was to be  bridge, and me being second man, it was  up to me to be on call if Mr. Paul would  want a small bottle.  Say, before I gets a ring to go to de  'room where de folks was, Miss Fannie  sends for me on de quiet, aud she says,  "Ohames, where is Hortense?"  "Walking up de road wit butler, Maggie aud a frien of mine," I says. "Shall  I chase after her, Miss Fannie?"  Miss Fannie taut a while, and den she  says, "How is Hyrtenso dressed?"  "Just ns she was when she dressed you  for dinner."  "And Maggie?"  "Same as in de house, only wit her cap  off," I says.  But I never could fool Miss Fannie.  She smiles a little, and den she says,  "Ohames, what mischief has Hortense  been up to? Mrs. Harding is here, and  when papa came back from de club he  spoke of having seen Mrs. Harding. I  kuow dat he did uot, but Mrs. Harding  did not say he did not. I see by your  face,������ Ohames, dat you kuow of some mischief dat/wilLexplaiii, and you must tell���  ^'il'nbt'becrossywith Hortense."  f 'u-vS__coiild con Miss Fannie if I tried,  so gives herTre-Slpie dat'was;played, and  she didn'tputup no"n^*^at^at.y.I>vas|  wondering what was doing'^wajiefolks/iir-  de library,..so when I was, beUeaTf-.v-'-O;  fetch de proof 'ifor--Mr. Paul'dat.de cellar  wasn't  run   dry, I  rubbers  de   layout.  Whiskers was playing up to Widdyylik-..,  she was a six per cent stock shilling.helbw'  par,  and he was afraid if he didn't bid.,  quick dere would be none of it left in de  market.   Widdy's   cart  was   dere,   and  when I called it for her, I waltzes down  to de gate, and as she drives trough she  stops and says; "Miss Fannie was telling  me dat your wife can dress Maggie to  look like odder folks."  . "Duchess is no farmer, ma'am," I says.  "She is a very bold maid," says Widdy,  "but I ting she deserves dis, what I just  wins at bridge," and she passed me out a  long green, aud p'chec! it was a liver.  Well, I goes to de station wit me frien  de barkeep, and I splits dat fiver at de  little drum near de station, and we says,  "Here's to you!" more dan once.  When I moots np wit Duchess, she says,  "Oheems, you has been drinking. Where  did you get de price?"  "It didn't need no price," I says, "it  was a tin roof."  "I tin roof! What kind of a drink is a  tin roof?"  "It's on de house," says I, and Duchess  is wondering yet.  Dat's de foist time in mo life I ever  sunk a tip on Duchess, and de best ting  about it is dat it was her graft, at dat. If  she ever finds out dat Widely passed dat  green to me, to pass along to me���to do  Nor. Pole for me!  And Duchess earned de stake, too; for.  from do looks of tings down our way,  Whiskers will soon tell me to pack bis  trunk for a wedding journey; and when  de parson has willed half of Whiskers' income to Widdy, de credit of de job will  belong as much to Duchess, as to Widdy's  eyes.       ���   The Voters' Lists.  In the eleven ridings iu southeastern  British Columbia, the vote tit thc coming  electionwill be liu'goivtIuin.the-A'ote.polletU  iu J'JOO. Thc number of names on the  eleven lists total 9414, and it is safe to estimate the vote at So per cent. Following  is the registered voting strength of each  of tho eleven ridings:  Cranbrook 1,-5-1  Ferule l,i:iT>  Revelstoke 1 ,!��">  Ymir I ,nfi l  Nelson    1171*1  Rossland    111!i  Grand Forks    '.i.*>S  Knslo     KV2  Slocan    8l'>  Greenwood   '.'      711  Col il m bia    Bill  Total '.MM  yv*www  ,i��AiVvvv*Viyvv*��Vv\A>,^/vvvwvi����vv  Qalt Coal I  And  Wood of All  IvinclM        &  Terms Spot Cash  W.  P. TIEF-JNEY  Telephone M5 Raker Street  ���  ���  ���  ���  | Canada Drug and Bookf  I  ,���r_,y���_ :  *������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Our store (corner of Baker  and Josephine streets) will  be open every Sunday for  dispensing purposes:���  9:30 to 12 o'clock  2:00 to 5 o'clock  7:00 to    9 o'clock  Canada Drug and Book  Company, Limited  CONSERVATIVE PLATfORM.  [Adopted at Revelstoke, September 131 li, 1902]  1. That this convention reafllrms the policy of  the party in matters of provincial roads and  trails; the ownership and eontrol of railways  and the development of tin; agricultural resources of the province as laid down in the pint-  form adopted in .October, 18!)!), which is as follows:  "To actively aid in the cons ruction of trails  throughout the undeveloped pi rtions of the province and the building of provincial trunk roads  of public necessity.  "To adopt the principles of (.'overiimont ownership of railways in so funis tlie circumstances  of the provinco will admit, audi the adoption of  the principle that no bonus shijuld be granted to  any railway company which docs not give the  government of the province control of rates over  lines bemused, together with til* option of purchase. :  " To actively assist by state aid in thejdevelop-  mentof the agricultural rusqirees of the province.  2. That in the meantime 11111 until the railway policy above set forth can iie accomplished,  11 general railway act be passed giving freedom  to construct railways under erlain approved  regulations, analogous to the s stem that lias resulted in such extensive riiilu-ti .* construction in  the United States, with so mi;'h advantage to  tra deand commerce,  3. That to encourage the mil ing industry, the  taxation of metalliferous mines should be on the  basis of a." percentage on. tho ne' profits.  4,! Thab 'the', government ownership ^of tele  phone systems should be brougnt'about asra/first  enw> iii tlieacquisition of publT|;ritllities:v.*=',-: ,:  1' '5 *1__��ia;portion of every cell, area ,'hercafter  to be dis. oseitsaIsi-ouU1 Ve res('Fve<1 from s.ale'or  ._--������.���- --_-i,i'L�� ���._7T~.��jn.>d niiii'js may be. easily  Jlea'se, so that statiTo1  ;a'c-es8ible,:_f.lhelr operatio:  ''"or advisable. . .  Jjjteomes; ;necessary     ", jV~"**"*���<���' , '���'_'  G.   That" In   the  pulp  !and.Meases.'']pF-<'i��''Ion  be made for reforesting and  thii  should be made for reforesting and  that ste.  should be taken for the general preservation of  forests by guarding against the wasteful destruction of timber. ,3.  7. That the legislature and government of the  provinco should persevere in the effort to secure  the exclusion of Asiatic, labor.;  S. That the matter of better terms in the way  of subsidy and appropriations for the province  should be vigorously pressed upon the Dominion  government.  U. That the silver-lead industries of theprovince be fostered and encouraged hy the imposition of increased customs duties on lead and  lead products imported into Canada, and that  the Conservative members of the Dominion  liouse be urged to support any motion introduced for such a purpose.  10. That as industrial disputes almost invariably result in great loss and Injury both to the  parties directly concerned and to the public, legislation should be passed to provide means for  nn tiinicableadjustiueutof such disputes between  employers and employees.  11. That it is advisable to foster the ina 1111 fac  tu re of the raw products of thu province williin  the province us far as practicable by means of  taxation on the said raw products, stlbject to  rebate of the same in whole or part when Manufactured in Rtitish Columbia.  Tfee  tf-ttkeona  (formerlyHotel Phuir)  B. TOMKINS  .MANAGER  The Lending Hotel of the Kootenays  Good Sample Rooms  Special  Rates  to  Commercial  Men  Stanlev nnd Victoria Streets.  NELSON  Queen9s Hotel  Raker Street, Nelson. B. C.  Lighted by Electricity niid  Heated by Hot Aii-  Largo and Comfortable Red rooms and First-  class Dining Room. Sample Rooms for Commercial Men. '  RATES ?2 PER DAY  MRS. E. C. CLARKE, Pioprietress  fcf-JQiigHotel  BAKEK STREET, NELSON*'���  UNDER OLD MA.\*AGIvMENT_  RATES $1.00 PER DAY  The Dining Room is tinsurpnsscd nnd the  Bedrooms are the best in Nelson. The liar is  stocked with good Wines, Lienors' and Cigars^  Wl&dden Ootfse  THOMAS MADDEN  J'ltOI'I-IBTOlt  Centrally Located  Electric Llghte  HEADQUARTERS FOR TOURISTS AND  OLD TIMERS  Baker and Ward Streets  Nelson B. C,  Lakeview Hotel  Comer Vernon and Hall Streets,  NKLSON, B.C.  Kootenay Coffee Co.  Dealers in  Coffee, Teas, Spices, 'Baking, Powder, and  Flavoring Extracts.  OUR GOODS are Pare *-W��*/ elected from the best in the various  ���  ���' "'   ������ = tines.   In order to get the best, please buy from us  direct, and %e guarantee satisfaction.   cAddress,  Kootenay Coffee Co.  Nelson, 'B.C.  Telephone 177  P. 0. Box 162  - -*-1  V**i  ' ���*. fl  - ���''?_  "QiOTrY_fC P   ���  ���   Tacfcctt Cigar Co's j Monogram.  i_?-.VAV>��\.J^   ���  ���   Union Labcj QgafS j MargaeriteV  George E. Tgcfcett-'s Cigarettes  ( Karaack  Only Union-Mode Cigarette in Canada    (     1 .  &���  B��  ^. j. McMillan & cd,  ��� Wholesale grocers  ��� ��� y^P  ������V3- L  Agents for British CoIuv_S��  iTivntjla.  Van co u-ver ,Ji O.C.'V  ���'������W^^'PrpyisKiibsM  C J.������'������'��� f       '   O ' f*    "-wasS-rajy  otarkey & Co, pr^ai  R. A.. Rogers ��Sc Co., Lcf., Winnipeg  Representing   J _V. K. Pairbank Go.,     -     Montreal  (Simcoe Canning Co.,     ��     Simcoe  Office   ond   Warehouse,  ���losepl-iiiie  Street  IVelson, B. C  Cash   Advanced   on   Consignments  BUST nOLLAR-A-IUY HOUSE- IN  NKLSON  NO CIUN1CS1C KMI'LOVKI)   ��� Tailor  iMadc  ���ANTS!  �����������>���>����������*������������'>�����������������*>���>��'��-���>�����������*���'�����*��  Notice Prospecting Licence.  Nulici: Is herein- given that. "Il* 'lays after date,  I intend to apply'lo the ��� -11 it- f coiiiini.ssliiiier ol  lniiils anil works and ii->isliuil enininissioiier  nf lands and works fin iln* district of I'ast Knot-  tsimy for a license to ]i:.-^ 1 ���������<��� t for coal and petroleum   upon   the follow inn ih'scriheil  lands:  Situate in HuiilhcaM Ki'ntetiay, west of (lie  Miithi'iiil river, seven mile* north of inlerna-  tiniial lioiiinlry, eoinni'n'iiik' at 11 posl marked  K. I". Morrow's nortli  HO chains smith; theni  chains north; thence.*  nf eiiiniiieiici-'incnl; en  less. >  Hilled this lllth dav 1  rner  post,"  Ihence  1 chains west, thenee S"  ;ains east; to  Ihe  post  ; 1:i 11 lt li-lll acres more or  MKKItOW, Local or.  ,::v, r.nw.  NOTICE  Nollee is licrcliv f.'iv  1 miipany I111.1 liee'n 11.  Im-IiI in Ihe name of n-  M.-Hdi-y should  he e���i:  1 puny  to allow  1111  tlini  an  action   will I-  '''TIIK NORTHWKST ' " *���'��� -t <'OKK CO., LTD.,  1'er II. h- Mi'iUTON, -See'v-Treiis.  >ha 1 the iinilci'sij-ncil  ��� I   Unit   certain slock  ii   Uradliiirv  anil ileo.  :-l anil fnrhiildltiK Ihe  -.iiisfers   therefor, and  ��� I'.il'lil  10 cancel such  Atfgost Thomas,   Proprietor  Tremont Mouse  Knropean and American I'lnn  Meals _"> els.   Rooms from 35 cts. to fl.  Only White Help Ivniplriyml.  MALONK   &  TJiEGtLLUS  linker St., Nelson Proprietors  Bantlett  Hotfse  Josephine .St.,  Nelson, II. C.  White  Help Oiilj.   Kinployed  Tin.' Rest  llollar-a-Hay House  in Nelson  The liar is (lie 1'Incst  GEO.   W.   UARTLKTT,  I'loprlilor  REISTERER & C2  BREWERS  OF  LAGER BEER AND PORTER  I'nt up In I'acliiiHcs to Suit the Trade  Ilrewery and Ollice: Latimer Street, Nelson, R C.  NOTICE.  In the mutter of 1111 application fur 11 duplicate  of a t'erlilii'iile or'I'llle In Li.l i:i, Mock I", ill th.i-  town of Nelson. Xmlee is hcrchy niven (li.it il is  my iiiti'titloii In issue nt the expiration of one  month from the lirst pulilieal inn hrri-of 11 dnpll-  enle of the fcrtillcatc nf Tille to Ihe nlmvc mentioned Lot HI, hloek 17. In Ihe tnwn ni Nelsmi, In  the inline of Alhert '-'lenrv, which certificate is  daled Ihe lilh day nf April, l'.Hll. unit iiiiniheied  M7.\. M. !���'. MACI.ICOI),  Land Kej-lslrv Ollice, I>islrii'lKci;islrnr  Nelson, H.C, loth August, 1UU3.  Jacob Green & Co*  Auctioneers,  Appraisers,  Valuators  Generalj ^Commission  Agents  _____ NELSON, B.C.  Corner of Raker nnd Josephine Street.  Wholesale  and   Retail:  Meat  Merchants  Mead Office and Cold Storage "Plant  at Nelson.  I1RANCI1 MAUk'RTS at Kaslo, Ymlr, Snudon, Silverton, Revelstoke, New Denver, Cascade, Trail,  (Iratnl Forks, Hreenwood, Midway, I'hnenix, Rossland. Slocan City, Moyie, Cranbrook.  Fertile and Mneleod.  NKLSON  BRANCH  MARKKT,   IH'IINS BLOCK,   I1A.KKK STRKKT  Orders hy mull to any Branch will receive prompt and careful attention.  West Kootenay Butcher Company  Fresh and Salted Meats.   Fish and Poultry in Season.  OliPKUS  BV  MAIL receive prompt  and  careful   attention.  C  TRAVES, Manager,  K.W.C.  Block, Nelson  Drink  THORPES  LITHIA  WATER  Every small bolt   contains five grains  of Lithia Carbonate  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTH'l'.  Hen llur. Snllslmry, and Warrington mineral  claim', silimte in th'e Xelson minim; division of  West Knoleniiy district. Where located: <>n  In inn ne' mountain.  Take notice llmi I, .1. A. K irk, .-ictine. 11s iiirenl  for .Inlm I lean, free miner's cei'lilicnie No. 1*. .%7,-"'i'l.  intend, si\iv days Ir,nn the dale hereof. I" apply  In the 111 l.i iii u re'eiiiili-r fur ccrl llicii les ni impri'Ve-  ineiils, im- Ihe piirpnsi' of obtaining crown grains  of Ihe almve claims'.  And further take notice thai acllon, under section :I7, must he commenced liefnie the Issuance  of wiiii: ci'i'liliciiles of improvements.  Dated this Is! dav of Aiij-iisI, A. I)., 1W>:!.  J. A. KIRK.  Certificate of  Improvements.  NOTICK.  " Ariicss" mineral claim, situate In the Nelson  niinini* division of West Kootenay district.  Where located: Near the Arlington Mine, Erie.  Take Notice that 1, John D. Anderson, P. L. 8.,  of Trail, B.C., ntreiit for William Connolly, free  miner's certificate No. RMJia, and hilwurd  Wnlshe, free miner's certilicale No. B75-199, Intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to thc milling recorder for 11 certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown  grant  to  the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  .section ���'���". must he commenced hefore the Issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated tills _nd dav of September,- A.I). 1903.  J. r>. ANDERSON.  Certificate  of Improvements.  NOTICE.  R and I. and Corinthian mineral claims, situate in the Clout Kiver inluing division of West  Kootenay district. Where located: On the east  side of Kootenay lake, at the mouth of Crawford  liny.  fake Notice that I, .lohn McLatchie, acting as  agent for C. il. Major, oflicial administrator  (trustee of the,estate of K. I). Munro), Luzetta  Field, free miner's certilicate No. 1118-17, anil  Charles M. Field, free mlner'seertilieiite No.  It ISj-li'>, Intend, sixty days from the dale hereof,  to apply 10 the mining recorder for certificates  01 imprnvcim ills, for the purpose of obtaining  crown grains to the above claims.  And further lake notice that action, under section :'", must he ( onntieiieed before the issuance  nf such certificates of improvements.  Dated this 1th dav of September, A.D. I'.KB.  JOHN MCLATCHIE. The Nelson Tribune  'The JL KL Ashdown Hardware Co*, Ltd*  Importers  and  Dealers  it-i_|  Shelf and_Heavy  HARDWARE  Tinware and  Graniteware,  Stoves and  Ranges  BAKER ST.  Fire Brick, Fire Clay, Portland Cement,  T-Rails, Ore Cars, Sheet Steel, Crescent,  Canton aiid_ Jessop's Drill Steel : : : : :  INBLSOIN  List of Persons Entitled to Vote in Kaslo Electoral District, Aug, 31,1903  Sidney Stockton Taylor put (it is said) $20,000 on his life with  a Vancouver "tramp" insurance agent.  BILLY ROSS, the Conservative candidate for the FERNIE  District, does ALL his insurance  with  Cf ee & Hutchison  The Insurance and Real Estate Men of the District  Buy  I_o*ts in Coleman  Buy Lots  in  Coleman  Honey  ;PURE  CALIFORNIA  In J-lb Glass Ja*s 25c  J. A. IRVING'&I CO.  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  1G  IC  17  IS  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  SO  31  32  33  Abercrombie, Oliver   Abey, Frank Thomas    Abrahamson, Otto William . -  Abrahamson,  Noah     Abrahamson, Andrew   -  Abrams, Charles Stephen  ..  Adams. Theodore Fred.  .....  Adams, August Frederick ..  Adams, William    Adams, Frederick, Jr   Aikman, Thomas      Aikman, John William   Aitchison, David   Alexander, George      Allen.  William  Russell      Allen, John Morgan   Allen, Alfred William    Amerato, Gaetano    Anderson, Andrew     Anderson, William Allan   Anderson, James    Anderson,  Nels   Anderson, Emil Victor   Anderson, William B.    Anderson, Charles Albert  ..  Archer,  John   ... .���    Archer, Frederick E   Arvog, Ole    Atkinson, John    Atkinson, John Thomas   Attwood, Frederick Spencer.  Augustin, Otto   Augustin, Manus   Houston Block, Nelson.  Groceries and Provisions  j   Preserving Peaches  j  ?'���%:" We ^are now receiving .regular, consignments of the |  5*J'-Crawford Freestone Peach direct from Wenatchee. Prices |  tt^have toiiclied rock bottom for this season, so' do not de- ^  ���ft'i^lay in .ordering your supply. y -���-���k-^"^" ���  I"%"YV Griffin &;&>., Limited. |-  ^jg_T NELSON,   B. C. = I  ^���^^��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  rz-^    j ..,-,,.   .~���-���- =  LA, Kirkpatriek & Co., Ltd. |  * Soft  Wholesale and Retail gga  Groceries, Crockery and Glassware H  Aberdeen Block. Nelson as?  - vSCp  We have just received a consignment of The Cudahy   ip  Packing Company's famous ||j  0)0(0  Diamond C Baeon I  Jgj, Vv_*>��i-  h/ especially  cured  and  smoked  for  family use.    This  ^bacon-has-no-equal-on'-the-market.==^iyJLt.^__V^e_have_I  \   a few gross of Preserve Sealers left at right prices.  J. A. KIRKPATRICK &IC0��� Ld.  WE CARRY THE BEST  FURNITURE  MONEY CAN BUY.  We sell at prices which will compare with any.     If  . you can buy at T. Eaton's,  pay   freight   and   draying*  for less money than we  can   put   the  goods   in   your  house, that's the place to buy.  34 Balfour, Edmund James . ...  35 Banfleld, Richard  ....   36 Banting, Ernest Waldemar  37 Banting, Thomas Meredith  38 Banting, Alonso McClain   .  39 Baribeau, Theo.   40 Barber, Frank     41 Barker,  Thomas  ..........  42 Barrett. Patrick W   43 Barsalon, Dollard G   44 Bates, Robert   45 Batho, George Brandon   46Baty, William   47 Beaton, Angus   48 Beaton, William ....'....  49 Behrman, Charles   50 Bell, George   51 Bell. Edwin Albert ........  52 Bell, James  .   53 Benzie, Samuel   54 Berg, Gust  ............   55 Bigger,  Alexander      56 Bingham, James Ephraim .  57Bille, Otto...   ?58 Birce, Charles   59 Black, James N. ....'.....  60 Blackburn, Allen Russell ���...,  61 Blackburn, Hug��s3%~McV.'.  62 Blackman,. ^ifiiani' Henry!  ;._23SlP<.!2_held,' Edward  !......  64 Bodin; Nels  .............  65 Bonnor, Charles Herbert..  60 Borene, Charles Osken ....  67 Bornholdt, John   ........  68 Bossley. Farmer John���.....  69 Bowen, William ....;......  70 Bowie, John   . 71 Boman, Andrew Anderson .  72 Boyer, Trefli '.* .-'.. ...  73 Brae, Ernest Allan   74 Bradley, William "7.........  75 Bradshaw, William Vernon  . 76 Bresnahan, John ..........  77 Brierly, Harry   78 Brown, Palmer   79 Brown, George Melville   80 Brown, Herbert L   81 Brown, Arthur H. ���'.....   82 Brown, James Robert .......  83 Brown, Alex. ....'..........  84 Brown, Hugh' .. 7'.'   85 Brown, David   86 Brown,, John Marrun ��� ���   87 Bruce,  Samuel   88 Bruce, Daniel David  ..   89 Brunello, Alngelo   90 Buchanan, George Owen ...  91 Buffalo^ August .......   92 Burden, Oscar Herbert ....  93 Burns,  Robert   94 Burrows, George   95 Burton, Arthur A..'..   96 Bury, Richard Thomas   97 Butler, Henry Patrick     98 Buxton, James Rowland ...  99  D* % Robertson & Co*  Baker Street, Nelson.  Fuinitvte Dealers  and Ftme*al  Ditectots  Caldwell, John A.  Wc dim* a Very large  Slock of  he Latest I'attc  Carpets, Rugs, i  Linoleums  Come and make your choice  Before House Cleaning  SEE    OUR   GO=CARTS  All prices.   Wc can suit you.  D.   McARTHUR   <&   CO.  Furniture   Dealers   and   Undertakers  100 Caldwell, James Thompson.  . 101 Caldwell, John William   102 Caldwell, Charles F   103 Calgaro, Albini      104 Calgaro. Pietro   105 Cameron, James J   106 Cameron, Robert Roland  ..  107 Cameron, Peter    108 Cameron, John   109 Cameron, Donald   110 Campbell, John Angus    111 Campbell, Glen Arthur   112 Campbell, Fred. Colter   113 Campbell,  John      114 Campbell,  Archibald      115 Campbell,   Charles      116 Campbell, Angus    117 Campbell, John    118 Canavan, Charles   119Cantwell, Patrick     120 Canning, John Swan     121 Caprin, Jean     122 Carothers. Geo. Washington  123 Carey, James Noble    124 Carney, Hiram Augustus ..  125 Carney, Augustus     126 Carscadden, John   127 Carton, Joseph    128 Carroll, Miles     129 Carlson, Henry   130 Carrigan, Robert    131 Caron,  Fortuna      132 Casazza, Joseph   133 Cavanaugh, Samuel Herbert  134 Celander, John Adolph   135 Cervo,  Batista     136 Cervo,   Guiseppe      137 Champagne, Joseph Duke ..  138 Chataway, George    139 Chevirer, Andrew    140 Chipman. Elon Ezra   141|Chishohn,  Allan      142 Christie, James      143 Cioppa, Cormine     144 Clancy, Charles   145 Clarke, George Calhoun ..  146 Clarke, John    147 Clark, Luther Weston    148 Clark, Thomas    149 Cleveland. Stephen Waite  150 Cockle, Joseph William  ..  151 Cockle, Reginald Arthur .  152 Cody, Charles    153 Cody, Edward J   154 Cody, Henry     155 Cody, Arthur Clarence  ...  156 Cogle,  Fred   157 Coleman, John Thomas   .  158 Collinson. John     159 Cook, James     160 Comerford,  James      161 Comparin, Battista   162 Comparin, Angelo   163 Conway, James   164 Copp, Charles Leslie    165 Cortiana, John    166 Cortiana, Louis   167 Cosgrif-, Daniel ...........  168 Coughlin, John   169 Cowan, David  ;   170 Crawford, George ...'   171 Crawford, Hector Walker .  172Crilly,   Barkley   173 Crudge, John Richard      174Culkeen, Peter  ].....  175 Cummins, Arthur Patrick .  176 Cummins, Alexander |C.  177 Curie, Alfred John  178 Currie, James Murrj-j  179 Currie, George  ...  180 Currie, George  ...  181 Custer, Miles .....  182 Daley, Charles C.  183 Daly, John..   184 Dancy,  James   ..  185 Darrah. Marshall  186 Davison, Wade Hamijton  187 Denison, Stewart ...  188 Desmond, Owen Eugj_ne  189 Devine, Patrick John|  190 Devlin,   Thomas  191 Devoy, Thomas Pringjle   192Dodds, Alex.   193 Douglas, Harry Edg; r     194 Douglass, Henry  ...   195 Dove, Alexander Jarvis   196 Doyle,: Daniel Lawrence  197|Doyle, Thomas ._,_-���'���'  Doyle, Thomas  198]Drenna***^Jg��*--**^'e Butler  199 puj^fSenry ..............  ���^'~2_QJSunn, John Joseph ..'   201|Dwyer, John Joseph .....  202  203  204  205  ' 206  207,  208  209  210,  211  212  213  214  215  216  217  218  219  220  221  222  223  224  225  226  227  228  229  230  231  232  233  234  235  236  237  238  "239  240  241  242  243  244  245  246  247!  Eddy, William Douglass .  Edge, Aaron W. .....'......  Edwards,Joseph���;... ,V....  Edwards, Walter  -;....  Edwards,7Castle D. ...;...  Eisiter,   Harvey   .........  Eldridge, Arthur George .  Elliott, Robert!E.  ........  Elliott, -Frederick Charles  Elliott, Robert ..    Emo, Napoleon   English;* William -.   English, James    .......  English,  Samuel '.  Ennis, James J. .;..   Erbe, Emil . .*:.............  Erickson, Andrew Gust ...  Erickson, Isaac  ........:.  Erickson, Nels Gustaf  ...  Erickson,  Andrew   Esch,  Adam Hubert    Evans, Thomas Highfleld .  Evan's, Edmond Owen ...  Everett, Eddie Archer  ...  I  Farmer, James Thomas   Fawcett, Samuel y...;...-...  Fenwick, Charles'Herbert .  Ferguson, David ,   Findlay, George H   Fisher, George Henry .....  Fitch, Frank Leslie ...  Fleener, Alva Bazil   Fletcher, Archibald McLean  Fletcher,  Josiah      Folkard, Henry .:'..���   Folkard, James :   Fontaine, Joseph    Feo teTC Hai-l es^HrTrrrTTfTT"  Foran, Robert   Forbes, Donald Gordon   Fortin, Francois Marcel ...  Fournier, George    Fowler, Albert E   Fraser, John    Fraser, Alex. Neil   Frazer. William James   248 Gallop, William N   249 Gardiner, Walter   250 Garland,  Charles   Rennick.  251 Garland, Alexander Thomas  252 Ganty, Charles   253 Gerrard, F. Walter   254 Gibson, James    255 Giegerich, Henry    256 Gilbert. George Miles   257Gilbault, Harvey    258GilIis, Hugh      259 Gillis, John Murdoch    260 Gillis, John Archibald      261 Giovanni,  Losco      262 Glenn, William Ephraim ..  263 Godsoe, Henry Leonard ...  264 Goldsmith, Alexander    265 Goodenough, James H   266 Goodenough, Ernest   207 Goodenough, Arthur Wm. ..  268 Goodwin, Isaac   269 Goodwin, Charles H   270 Gordon, William Freeman .  271 Gordon, George Moore     272 Gordon, Alexander John ���..  273 Gorrini, Angelo    274 Gould, Archibald    275 Grant, James   276 Grant,  Donald    .'..   277 Graham, William John   278 Graham, Sidney J   279  280  281  282  2S3  284  285  2S6  287  288  289  290  Gray, Pierpont Hamilton ..  Green, Alfred     Green, Robert Francis    Green,  Samuel John      Green. Frederick Holmes ..  Green, Samuel Howard   Green, William John    Green, Alexander      Grice, Joseph   Griffith, James Anderson ..  Griswold, Charles Oakford.  Grothe, Mons Mathias     291  292  293  294  295  296  297  298  299  300  301  302  303  304  305  306  307  308  309  310  311  312  313  314  315  316  317  318  319  320  321  322  323  324  325  326  327  328  329  330  331  332  Hadow, Erland G   Hageman. George Henry ..  Haggart, Louis    Hall, Alfred    Halpin, Michael James    Halsey, James Charles ...  Hambly, George   Hamilton, Leander  -  Hamilton, Orange    Hamilton, Charles   Haner, John Russill ,  Hanna, Leander   Hansen, Jens Christian   Hansen, Frank    Hanson,  Samuel      Hargreaves, Robert Green .  Harris, Oliver M   Harris, Alfred J   Harris, George   ;   Hart. John Claxton   Hartin, Gilbert   Haslam,  Joseph      Hawes, Thomas   Healy,  John    '.   Heden, Frederick      Heflerson, John   Helm, Frances   Henderson, John Baptist ..  Hendrickson, Arthur Axell.  Henry, Patrick   Henry, J   Hermanson, Charles   Hetherington, Joseph   Heureux, Edouard L. ......  Heyland, A. R.   Hicks, Joseph Steath    Hill,  John   ..;   Hill. James     Hill, Arthur G.   Hillman, Lance ���_\>i-*'rr."  Hillman, Asa,..;-;-.-^   Hillman,^*^5nai.es'.'.........  333J-_"iiiricks, Robert    '"^"���'Hodder, William Edward ..  Hodge, Robert   Hodges, Harry   Hoffman, Curtis   Hogg, Frederick Bolton ....  Holmberg, Henry L   Holmes, Wm. Jos. Hartley.  Holten, Frank  ..... A.   Homison, John James .....  Hood, Joseph .. ........  Houghton, John Errington.  Houghton, Arthur Case .."..  Houston, William     Houston, Albert L. ........  Howard, William Henry  ..  Howard, George V   Howe, Montgomery c.   Hudson, Thomas   Hunt, James   Hunter, Samuel A.   Ion, Frank ...........'   Irving, Robert .,   Irwin, Joseph   Irwin, Wellington .........  Jacobson, Carl Oscar    Jackson, John Harold      Jago, Harry   Jamieson, Roy E   Jardine, Archibald    Jardine, Malcolm   Jardine, Andrew  .;....  Jennings, Walter    Jickling, Robert William ..  Johanson, Nels Peter .   Johansdn,  Gust   Johnson,  Gust     Johnson, Hans Peter    Johnson, Mike     Johnson, Alfred    Johnson. Charles  Johnson, Andrew  Johnson, William  Johnson, Fred.   Jones, Hugh      Jordan, Charles    JuIienT^Frederick-^.^...,.-.  Kaulbeck, George   Kane, David Prosser    Kearns. William     Keast, William James   Keeling,  Shirley     Keenan, John Dool    Keen, John     Kelly, James    Kelly, Thomas     Kelly, Peter    Kennedy, John A   Kennedy. Peter Edward ...  Kennedy, Thomas L   Kennedy. Edward    Keown, Robert Joseph  ....  Keuster, Amiel Otto Gustav  .34  335  336  337  338  339  340  341  342  ,343  344  345  346  "47  34S  349  350  351  352  353  354  355  356  357  358  359  360  361  362  36  364  365  366  367  368  369  370  371  372  373  374  375  3761  377  378  -379  3S0  381  382  3S3  3S4  385  380  387  388  389  390  391  392  393  394  395  396  397  398  399  400  August  A   S   Kirkpatriek, Jos. Corbett  Kirlin. Michael    KInman, Evert Louis ...  Knox, Ribert Maurice ...  Krizan. Marco     401 fLacey. James   402|Lacosta, Leon    403|Laing, John Charles  404  405  400  407  408  409  410  411  412  413  414  415  410;  417  41S|  Laing,  Alex.  Lamarre,  Andre      Landrien, Frank     Lang, James     Langstaff, John     Langstaff. John James ...  Langrell, Harry    Larson, Ole    Latham, Edward Herbert  Laughton, Alexander    Laughton, Robert    Lauritz, Martin     Lawson, John Bernard ...  Lay, Nathan E   Lebeau. Frank    419JLeet, Andrew  49niT.ninor.    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William  James  447 Macdonald,   William   ......  448 Macdonald, Alexander D. ..  449 MacDonald,  Francis   Stuart  450 MacDonald, Donald Ban ...  451 MacGregor, William John  .  452 MacGregor, Duncan C   453 MacKay, William Drake ..  454 MacKay, Neil Franklin   455 MacKinnon, James A   456 MacKenzie, John A   457 MacKinnon, Malcolm D.   ..  45S MacQuarrie, Angus Hector .  459 MacLean, John A.  .-.'   460 MacPhail, Duncan M. A.  ..  461 Madden,  James      462 Madden, Robert    463 Malanson, Henry A   464 Malgarin,  Giovanni ���   465 Maloney, Patrick  ,  466 Maraschln. Luigi .,-; rf.."...  467 Marsden^CJ\V-isfopher'   46S Mai-tffV;" George Edgar   ,,������-5- Martin,   Louis      470 Marshall, John   471 Martin, Nels   472 Mason, Herbert   473 Masterson, Edward Lee'   474 Matheson,  Angus      475 Matheson, Malcolm   476 Matheson, William    477 Mathews, Edward .......'..  478 Matthews, George Tarns  ..  479 Matthews, Henry James  ..  4S0 Matthews, William Green ..  481 Mawdsley, Harry   4S2|Mead, Will A   483 Melrose, Thomas ���-.-.'.'  484 Minhinick, L.-C. Stanley ..  4S5 Mesley, James      486 Metzdorff, Paul   487 Miller, John Peter   4SS Milloy, A   489 Millington,   John      490 Minnion, Arthur Stephen ..  491 Mitchell, Herbert Walter ..  492 Mitchell, Robert    493 Mobbs, Edward      494 Moore, K. P   495 Moore, Henderson Benj. ...  496 Moore, John      497 Mooers, Albert Oscar ......  49S Moore, Colin   499 Moore, John David    500 Monroe, George Howard '..  501 Montruil, Eugene   502 Morgan, Elbert Monfort ...  503 Morris, Isac Thomas   504 Morris, Archibald   505 Morrison, Norman     506 Morrison, Roderick   507 Morrison, Kenneth     50S Morgan, John C    509 Morgan, David    510 Moulse, William      511 Mulholland, Charles Ralph.  512Mullin, William Edward  ..  513 Mulvihill, Edward J   514 Mummery, Frederick    515 Murchison, William     516 Murray, Joseph      517 Murray, James Carson     518 Murray, Bernard Croft    =519 Murphy,==William-Joseph=.-.=  520 Murphy, Michael     521 Murphy, James William ...  ' I  522 McAlear, Alexander John  .  523 McAndrew, Michael Patrick  524 McAnn, Charles Whitfield  .  525 McAskill, Benjamin    526 McCallum,  John      527 McCallum, Archibald    E2S McCarthy, Pat     529 McCaslin, James Sylvester.  530 McCord,   Robert      531 McCrossan, John Alex   G'^McCuaig, Malcolm      SliSiMcCue, Patrick     5-4|McCue. John   fi8-|McCully, Isaac    r..')ii|McCutcheon.  Robert      537  FS8  539  510  541  542  543  544  545  G-iG  517  548  549  550  551  5521  .*���,?.!  554  5551  55CJ  5571  5581  559JMcInnis, James Philip     560!McInnes, John D   56i!McInnis, Richard Elliott ..  562 Mcintosh, Norman Malcolm  5C3 Mcintosh. John Franklin ..  561 McKay, Hugh     565 McKee, Robert Henry   566 McKenna. John   567 McKenzie, Norman    50i-*|McKian, Michael    50!*!McKinnon, John Q   570iMcKinnon,  Daniel      571  572  573  574  575  576  577  57S  579  5S0  581  582  5S3  584  5S5  586  5S7  58S  589  590  591  592  593  594  595  596  696 Scott, John   697 Scribner, George Henry  698 Seaman, William   McKinnon, Allan  McKinlay, John .  McLaren, Peter ..  McLaughlin, William  McLean,  Louis  Hugh   ...  McLean. Lachlan   McLeod, John S   McLeod, Norman   McLeod, Roderick   McLeod, Roderick    McLeod, Alexander   McLeod, John Daniel   McLellan, John     McLellan. Lafayette   McLennan, Donald R   McNeil, John   McPhail, Peter    McPhail,   Daniel      McPhail, Daniel D '..  McPherson, Robert   McPherson, John    McPherson, "Hugh     McQuarrie, John     McQueen. Wallace Robert  McRae,   Duncan      McWha,  Jules      597 Neelands, Warren    598 Nelson, Martin    599 Nelson, John Nels   600 Nesbitt, John Clark    601 Newcombe, William Edwin.  602 Newcomen, Christopher  ...  603 Newcomen,  U-nry   604 Ni-hblson. James   605 Nilson, Andrew     606 Nivin, Frederick C   607 Noble, William Edward ...  60S Noel,   Celestin   609 Nowland, Redmon   610 O'Brien, Laurence ���  611 O'Brien, Nicholas  ...'.   612 O'Byrne, Robert Philip   613 O'Donnell, Neil   614 O'Donnell. James      615 Oledo,   Matt      616 Oliver,  Alex.  McKinnon   ..  617 Olson, Otto Emanuel    61S Olson, August   619 Olson,   George      C20 Olson, Syvert   621 Olson, .Charles     622 Olson, Carl Frederick    623 O'Neill, Constantine Hugh .  624 Oster, Edward Valentine ..  625 Palmer, Albert    626 Palmer, James George .....  627 Papworth, William Violen .  62S Parisian, John   629 Parker, George W.   630 Paton, James   631 Patten, John   032 Pattinson, Joseph  .... .  633 Peacock; John Westrup   634 Pearson, Arthur Egbert ...  635 Peel, Arthur     636 Pellitier, Arthur   637 Perkins, Alfred Washington  638 Perry,  Philip      639 Peterson, Gust Charles   640 Peterson, Swan      641 Peterson, Andrew .........  642 Petereit, Otto    643 Pilling, Isaac     644 Piper, John Owen    645 Power, William David     646 Power, John Wesley    647|Proulx, George E   McDonald,  John      McDonald, Donald John .  McDonald,  Frank     McDonald, John William  McDonald,   Robert      McDonald, Daniel     McDonald,  Roderick      McDonald, Archibald    McDonald,  John   H   McDonald. Hugh     McDugall, Angus M   McEwen, Hessel Dean ...  McGarvey, John      McGill,  Angus      McGreeger, Donald    McGregor, Alexander ....  McGregor, Angus   McGregor, Peter   McHale, John     Mclntyre. William      Mclntyre, John      Mclntyre, Wm. Alex   '648  649  650  651  652  653  654  655  -656  657  658  659  660  661  662  663  664  065  666  667  668  669  670  671  672  673  674  675  676  677  678  679  680  681  682  683  684  Rader, Louis   Rady, John Clarence .....  Rainbow, Henry Thomas .  Rankine, Andrew F.     Ransom, George     Recknor, Murray   Reeves, Ben T   Reeves, James Vincent ...  Reidf-Matthew-Peaco -^--.--.r-.---.--  Reid, Olney J   Res, Francesco    Res, John    Retallack, John Ley     Reuter, Sebastion John ...  Reveller, James Gamble ..  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Leander    Shaw, Hardie   Shaw, Malcolm   Shea, John Joseph     Shea, Edward Eugene   Shepherd, Philip Martin  ..  Sheran, Patrick J   Sherraden, Albert F.    Short, Charles A   Shulty, Joseph   Shulty, Andrew      Shulty  Paul   Silver, Will Stanley   Simpson, John Robertson  .  Simpson, John     Simpson, John     Simpson, William     Simpson, John     Sinclair, Donald     Skinner, William A   Skoglund, Peter    Slinger, Stephen    Smith, Albert Victor ..'   Smith,  William  Rudolph   .  Smith, Edwy Lincoln   Smith, Alexander     Smith, William   .    Smith, John. Edwin   Smith, Basil'U   Smith, William Alexander .  Smith, James Wilson   Smith, Norris B   Soderberg, Oscar Cornelius.  Spencer, Thomas    Spiers, James. Alex. .......  Stanton, John    St. Guere. Levere   Stenson, Robert James   Stephenson, Arthur James .  Stephenson, Edmund F. ...  Stevenson, Hiram Alfred ..  Stewart, Neil Duncan     Stewart, Gordon Reagh ....  Stewart, Duncan   Stewart, George William  ..  Stewart, Hugh John ...  Stewart, James Robert   Stewart, William Samuel .  Stewart, Alex. Edward ....  Stone, Oliver Tinson    Storms, Joseph Jeremiah ..  Stott, George    Strand, Eric   Strathearn, David Samuel O  Stuart, Allan K.      Sullivan, Richard F.  ......  Sullivan, Denis   Sutherland, Owen Alex.  Sutherland, Daniel Wm.  ..  Sutherland, Samuel A. ....  Sutherland,   George      Swanson, John  ......*..  Swift, Joseph A.  ..... .  767  768  769  770  771  772  773  774  775  776  777  778  779:  780  781  782  783  784  785  7861  787!  Talbot,  James ,. ......  Talorico, Guiseppe, Ant.  Tapanila, Matti  .....  Taylor,   Newman   ......  Tellier, Joseph   Thompson, Lewis .........  Thompson, George Foster  Tohmas,  William   Thornburg, Scott    Treanor, Frank   Tuomey, Daniel   Turner. Joseph   Twiss, William James   Twiss, Edward Day ..  Tyrel, Charles ....*. ..  Ulvin,  Ole     Underbill,  Samuel   Vallance, John    Van Moerkerke, A. C.  Vei-schoyle, Joseph R.  Vipond, E. R   788 Walbey, William Henry ...  789 Walcroft, Charles     790 Walker, Albert Buchanan .  791 Walter, Fred    792 Walker, Robert Cameron ..  =-793 Wardj=Andrew=^.=.=~.=.=.;.=���.  794 Ware, Austin     795 Ward, Edward J   796 Ward, Edward Charles   797 Watnee, Nels Michael   798 Watson, Alfred Joseph   799 Watson, Thomas    800 Way, Robert   801 Webster, Charles William .  802 Weeks. Thomas   803 Weinstein, Mdrris    804 Weir, George   805 West, Walter William     806 Wetmore, John Allen     S07Wheatley, Harrison James.  SOSWhellams, Henry Stuart ..  809 Whellams, Wm. Fovargue .  810 White, William     811-M/hite, William     812rWhit  685  686  687  688  689  690  691  692  69-  694  ���695  Sammon, William    Sampson, Charles Wilhelm.  Sanders, Edward George ..  Sanders, William John   Sanderson, John Andrew ..  Schmidt, Edward   Schmock, William      Schultz, Otto    Scott, Robert   Scott. Archie A.    Scott, John Brydon   iteside. George  813 Whittaker, Wm. Rostron .  814 Wilkie, Oswald B. N   815 Wilkinson, Thomas   816 Willis, Robert Le Roy ...  817 Williams, Donald Allan ...  8I81 Williams, Edmund .......  819 Williams, Robert   820 Williamson, Andrew     821Willey,  Scott      822 Windsor. Jesse B   823 Wing, Stephen Charles ...  824 Winquist, John     S25 Winter, George Henry  ...  826 Woodrow, Charles Oswald  827 Woods, Stephen     828 Woodward, Ernest Gould  829 Wright, William Sinclair .  830 Wright, Guy Joseph     831 Wright, Herbert James ..  832]Yuill, George M.  THE TOWN AND THE DISTRICT.  Married tit St. Saviour's church, Nelson,  on Wednesday, the 23rd instant, Fred N.  Mackay ot* Ainsworth aud Mrs. Ida G.  Cooloy of Nelson, Rev. F. H. Graham  officiating. After the ceremony a luncheon was giveii Mr. and Mrs. Mackay by  Mr. nnd Mrs. Bryou E. Sharpe at their  resid-'iice ou Mill street. The young couple got a number of handsome presents  from their friends in Nelson, and left on  the afternoon boat, amid showers of rice,  for Ainsworth, where they will make their  home, Mr. Mackay being manager of H.  Geigcrich's store tit that place.  William Mncnab returned on Sunday  from a short visit to Edmonton, Alberta.  He mot a number of former residents of  Nelson in that flourishing northern town,  among others Dr. A. Form, "stumtor"  Campbell. "Jack" Rae, "Bob" McLean,  and Horace D. Hume. Mr. Maciuib had  many a lively tilt with these live, who  are died-iu-the-wool Liberals, over the result of thc election in Nelson. While  strong Liberals, they supported John  Houston iu 1900, aud are not throwing  stones at him in this campaign.  Rev. E. H. H. Holmau, tho new pastor  of the Congregational church, is iu Nelson. Rev. Mr. Holman has been ranching  in Alberta for a year or two, and takes  charge of a church that is practically without a congregation. The new pastor is reputed to be eloquent, and to be both courageous aud honest.  Hon. R- F. Green goes to Revelstoke tonight and will speak tliere on Monday  night along with sir Plibbort l>pper.  They will speak at- Fer-jusou ou Tuesday  night. Trout Lake on Wednesday night,  and Kaslo on Tliursday night. Mr. Green  was over in Cranbrook riding, find reports  "Tom" Caven a wiuuer sure.  Chief Coustahlc's Oflhic,  Nelson, B. t:., 2-ltli September, 1901  Certificate of  Improvements.  NOTICE.  Tho Allinmbra Fractional Mineral Clnim, situate in the Nelson Mining Division of West Kootc-  nny Disl-rl-'t. Where located : On the west slope  of linlil Hill, on Eagle creel*.  Take notice, that I, PeterEdmoinl Wilson,Kree  Miner's Certificate Nn. H8I17S7, as agojut for John  K. SweilberR, Free Miner's Certirti'^to No. 58282,  intcnil, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply  to the mining recorder for a eertiticate of improvement, for the purpose of obtain.lug.il crown  grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must he I'liinmeneed before the issuance  of such certificates of Improvements.  Dated this ruth dav of -cptemher, A.I). l'JtKI.  P. E. WILSON.

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