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Daily Edition No. 1071     ^'��
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Sunday,  June 23,  1901
Eleventh  Year
' Ji 1.
before.    All of  the  f
and staying in town as
steam shovel at   Slocan
"rll ������ eu are out
a rule. The
.Junction has
TJ A T\JT\ TT\T  QTHRTk U I resumed work, four men   having been
JJ-a.i.T U li.1    K3 lltilI_.Jj 1 secured to operate it.   -.he report was
current yesterday that tbe men nt the
Rossland end of the line were all at
The Engineers. Firemen and j
Brakemen Will Back Up
Mass  Meeting at Winnipeg
Addressed by Labor
Montreal, .lune 22.���There is good
authority for the statement that a
meeting has been called for tomorrow
by the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers, firemen and brakemen.
They will appoint a committee to confer with the management of the C, P.
R. with a view to bringing about a
settlement of thc trackmen's strike.
It is also stated that the brotherhood
look for a settlement of the strike before the end of next week. It is not
claimed that the C. P. R. will grant
all the demands of the trackmen's
committee but a fair compromise ib
looked for as a result of the intercession of thc committee to be appointed
by the different brotherhoods of railway employes mostly interested in
tbe condition of the road bed.
W'nuipeg, June 22.���As far as the
coinpany ia concerned there is nothing
new in the C. P. R. strike situation.
The company and men cannot agree
on the question as to how many of the
men have gone back to work. The
company aays several gangs have returned and that more will follow.
This the men deoy and state positife-
ly that thcie is not a man working
on the seoticn between here and
llrandon and .lint there is not likely
to be any return to ~ .irk until word
to do so comes from Montreal. Reports which the company will not confirm are being spread from time to
time around the station here. It is
stated that the train from the west
last night was delayed for two hours
owing to section men having let the
water run out of .he water tanks west
of Regiua. The coinpany,on the ether
haud, say that the train waa late owing to a heavy load it had to haul thnt
The train from the east this   morn
ing was five hours  late.    There   were
two sections us   far as   Fort   William
and the company's olll-iials stats   that
the   delay   was  caused by having  to
connect two trains.   The men say this
was not the   only   reason for the  delay, that it was owing to wires being
down   which   prevented   proper   dispatching,    llow the   wires got   down
the   company   don't   feel disposed   to
say and it is hinted  the   section   men
could   tell   something   about it.    Another stoiy that is told by the   men is
given by them to Bhow in what   sympathy the   people   living   at   wayside
stations look on the men's attitude. It
Is stated that when one  of  the  west
bound trains arrived at   a station not
far from Ignaoe, the   engineer   found
leaning against the water tank,a ma_
who appeared to  be   waiting   for the
tiain.    This   was   tbo   case for when
thu  engineer   was   near  enough   the
man asked him if he might climb  up
and   ride   to the next station   to  get
something tu eat. The engineer asked
him   what was   wrong   with   getting
something   to  eat at the town   where
he was at.    The man said two   stores
in the place refused lo give  biifl anything.    He had money   to   pay for  it
too.    The   ongincer   wanted to   know.
what he was    "I'm   patrolling   here
for the company,'' said the man. "In
that ease." said   the engineer, "then
you will do uo better at the other station, so you might   us well stay right
here   and   reform."    It is understood
that   the   company   are   now making
preparations  to   feed   the  patrolmen
by sending out cars of supplies,
A meeting of the striking trackmen and other prominent labor unionist! washeld last night in trades hall.
The time was spent in listening to
uddiesses from those Interested in the
labor movement. Tho strikers were
assured that they had the sympathy
of other labor unions and the general
opinion expressed was that if the
strikers remained firm thoy were sure
of obtaining concessions for which
they were fighting. It was also announced that the bridgemen in British Columbia had gone" on strike in
sympathy with the truckmen. Tho
principal speech of the evening was
mado by Mr.A. W. Puttee, M. P. He
advised the men to stick to the committee now at Montreal in oharge of
their affairs. He said he wasperson
ally acquainted with Mr
son, president of the
Lennox, chalrmun of
and other members
and   they   could
Moyie   to    Suffer    Another    Serious
Reverse Next Week.
The report as to the probable closing down of tbe St. Eugene properties
at Meyie^which appeared in Tbe Miner last Wednesday was confirmed yesterday. The property will close down
about the end of next week. For
some time the company operating tbe
.St. Eugene have been shipping their
concentrates direct to Belgium for both
smelting aud refining. While there
bus been a profit in this,it is evidently not considered enough,and it is said
that for this reason there will be a
total closedown. This will be a severe blow to Moyie, as the town at
present depends entirely on the St.
Eugene either directly or indirectly
for its existence. There are several
small properties being worked in the
vicinity of Moyie, but from the small
number of men employed they are
comparatively unimportant as regards
the town. One of the beat of these Is
the Aurora group, on the opposite
side of the lake from Moyie, which is
owned by the men who sold the Lake
Shore to the Gooderham-Blackstock
corporation two years ago. They are
well satisfied with the results already
secured,and will continue the working
of the property which will eventually
make a good mine from all indications. The same conditions which retard the development of lead properties everywhere in British Columbia at
the present time, will also keep the
Aurora from being worked beyond a
ceitain point until a lead refinery
shall have been established in Canada.
This also applies to the other jrop-
erties. that are being worked in the
A larije sawmill was to have been
established at Moyie this summer, but
owing to the high water it was seen
that the only site available close to
to the town was liable to be flooded
so the mill Ib being put in a couple of
miles east of the town.
First Step Taken Towards
Connecting It by Railway
With Quebec.
Winnipeg Census Enumerators are Anxious to Get
Their Money.
Quebec, June 22.��� The first practical
step towards the construction of the
railway to James Bay haa been taken.
Henry O'Sullivan and a party of engineers have left to locate the first ten
miles of the section of the proposed
road from Roberval toward the bay,
which will be given out to contract in
a few weeks, as soon as thu engineers have completed their work.
the Province, has probably put out
more ore than any othor property,
and it is exceedingly satisfactory to
hear that it is likely to again take its i
place among the big producers. The!
rise in the price of these shares,
which not so long ago could have
been picked up at Is. a piece, appears
to be warranted riot onlv by the improved outlook at the mine itself, but
from the fact that the profits of the
smelter have defrayed the cost of the
new mining plant which has recently
been laid down, and also the extensive development which has been undertaken at the mine, upwards of 00
men being constantly employed since
the re-organization of the company.
fled teachers, composed of members of
the sisterhood. The classes ra litre
upward from hinderparten to hifrb
school, and pupils are prepared for entrance to Cambridge University, with
uhit'll the school is Affiliated. Hoys
are only taken up to the ape of 18 after which they aie transferred to
ft.*....*.*- i*. Dr_r.t_.i_r i>r,/-nminn. either New West mi hh ter or Spo-
.,'elSOn  IS  Rapidly   Becoming lkanc.   0ne feature in connection with
tins Qchool which is   most   gratifying
Centre of
Montreal, June 22.���"Jimmy"
French, well known for many years
as the porter uf Sir William Van
Home's private ear, was found dead
in bis car, the Saskatchewan, at the
Windsor street station this afternoon.
Dr. Donald Bingston, son of the eminent surgon, Sir William Uiugston,
M. _)., has been appointed house surgeon at the Hotel Dieu hospital of
this city. He is only 23 and a graduate of Laval.
London, Ont., June 22.���The writ
for the bye-election to fill the|vacancy
in the Legislative Assembly, caused
by the resignation of Colonel Leys,
as a member for London, was issued
today. Nominations were fixed for
July 2 and the election will be held a
week later. Colonel Leys is likely *"
be reelected by acclamation.
Work Will He Commenced Immediately and Rushed Through.
��� The St. Paul representative of The
Spokesman-Review wires bis paper
that Peter Siems, the contractor who
is to build the Republic branch of the
Great Northern north from Spokane,
was seen by The Spokesman-Review
representative tonight. Mr. Siems
' "There is no contract for the building of this road. 1 snail do the work
under the approval of the chief engineer. With John Stevens engineer,
I shall leave for Spokane Monday.
I^e will go over the ground and reach
a  basis  for  carry ng  on   the   work
"There are to bo eighty miles of
road built aud to do thi. by fall will
necessitate some rush work. I shall
put men to work at once; as many as
can be worked to advantage.
"I have sent out some working outfits and others will follow at once.
There are no details to give out. ft
is the regular grading and tracklay-
Chief Engineer Stevens said : "Work
will be pushed through without delay."
All of the rolling stock for this
new extension was ordered last week
for delivery November l.but that date
is likely to find the Republic branch
still uuncorapleted. Mr. Siems will
have as his chief assistant.L, E. Henries, who will remain coustanty with
the workingcrews. Tracklayii g will
follow as fast as ties can be laid.
School Population Has Nearly
Quadrupled ln Four
While Nelson's population is steadily increasing by means of immigration, the natural increase is no mean
factor in adding to thc number uf
nhabitants here. The number of
children, especially of four years and
under is something wonderful. Three
years ago the number of children
attending the public school was under
150. The present public school which
was completed but a short time ugo,
is now filled to its utmost comfortable
capacity,which is three hundred cbil-
dred. Besides this, there is St. Joseph's school,   conducted by   a   sister-
not only to the stall', but to Nelson as
well, is the large number of pupils
that are coming in from outside
points; Victoria, Vancouver, New
Westminster, Greenwood, Phoenix,
Rossland, Kaslo, and many smaller
towns through the Kootenays being
among those represented. For the
coming session the number from other
towns will be far larger than even
during the present one.
At present the university entrance
examinations are in progress. The
formul closing and presentation of
prizes will take place some day at tho
end of next week, at which parents
and those interested in educational
matters will be welome.
Besides the ordinary branches taken
up in the school, needlework, both
plain und fancy, music and Swedish
and military drill are taught,
Jury Will Enquire Into Death of Nei
McLennan in C. P. R. Yards.
Au Inquest has beep called to be
held over the body of Neil McLennan,
who died at tbe general hospital on
Friday evening as the result of the
injuries received in the accident at
the C. P. R. yards the same day. He-
fore the body was removed to the res-
dence of the deceased's brother the
jury, who were duly sworn in, reviewed it and the sitting of the jnry
was adjourned until Monday morning
at half past ten at the police court,
when tbe witnesses to the accident
will be examined before the coroner.
The following are the jury sworn:
Geo. W. Jackson, A. P. Hayes, C. A.'
Waterman, W. A. Thurman, J. A.
Paquette and G.|F. Motion.
The funeial of the. deceased will
take place this afternoon at 2 o'clock,
from the residence of Capt. Alex. McLennan, brother, on Cedar street below Vernon. The service will be
conducted by Rev. Dr. Wright and
the funeral arrangements are in the
hand of S.F. Clark, McArthur & Co.'s
undertaker. ���
Chambly Canton, Que., June 22.���
While driving last evening Stanley
Willette aud his wife were,with their
horse and trap, precipitated into the
canal about a mile and a half from
the village, and before help could
reach them Mrs. Willette was drowned.    Her body was recovered.
Brockville, Ont., June 22.���Aich-
deacon Bedford Jones died suddenly
last night after a short illness, result
ing from his attack of la grippe,
was 72 years of age.
Brigade   Quickly   Responds to a  Call
and Little Damage Done.
Last evening about half past  seven
o'clock the city fire brigade   had   the
first genuine   run  for   several  weeks
and were   so  promptly on   time  that
they  succeeded   in   preventing  what
might have been a   very serious   con-
ilagratioii.    The   fire   originated     in
the rooms occupied   by Mrs.   Carr   In
the Vlotoria block, in the brick addition next to  the  Clarke liouse.   The
rooms are   used ns;; dressmaking   parlors and Mrs. Cair   also resides thero.
After the close   of   her   week's  woik
the usual weekly clean up was In progress and the  results of the   work  of
the broom were deposited in the stove.
This   caused.,-un   abnormal     draught
with a consequent rise in the temperature of the   stove. ' Tbe   wood  box,
which was standing near   caught  the
lnfeotion   and   traiisferiod   it   to the
plaster   wall.   Before the occupant of
the rooms wbb aware of  It   the  place
was filled with smoke  and  the alarm
of fire was raised.   The firemen   were
quickly on the   spot   and by   the   aid
of the chemical the blaze was soou extinguished.   The fire   had   eaten   its
way   into   the   pluster and the  wood
box was burned   to   the   floor  of tbe
room.   Fortunatilv   the   fire had not
made  much  progress   beforo  it  was
discovered ' and   the   damage   to  the
property will amount to a small sum.
Quebec, June 22.���A warrant has
been issued here for the arrest of Edward. Mahoney, alias Avy Holson, on
a charge of having fatally Injured his
adopted mother, BG years old,who had
interfered to protect her husband
against Mahoney who was drnnk at
tne time. The woman is dead and a
coroner's inquest is now in   progress.
Winnipeg, June 22���Sixty-six enumerators who took the census in Winnipeg, are still without a cenu of salary for their work. A deputation
from their number waited on A. W.
Putte��, M. P., this morning to urge
that their salaries he paid. They represented that many of their number
were not in the best of circumstances
and needed thc money urgently.
Lady Schnltz hns le't for England
to secure a 820,000 memorial window
for her lute husband,Sir John Schult/.,
to  be plaeedin Holy  Trinity church.
York Successful in   the  Elections
Held Yesterday.
Slooan City, B. 0., June 22.���Slocan held its first civic election under
the new incorporation today. Last
night a public meeting was held and
it was exceedingly exciting with
numerous warm incidents. The election was spiritedly contested and resulted in the return of A. York .as
mayor; and W. E. Woiden, R. A
Bradshaw, A. C. Smith, A. B. Barber,
D. Nieholl and T. D Woodcock, as
aldermen. The new council meets for
dispatch of business on June 24.
I. B 0.
j. r. wu-
Order,   Joseph
tho  committee,
of  the committee
  , he   relied   on.   The
committee had done Its best before the
strike to se.ure a settlement of the
matters in dispute but the concessions proposed did not touch the mass
of ordinary trackmen and therefore
could not be accepted. Other speak
ers gave very encouraging reports as
to the stand of the men.
The Btrlke Bltuatlon   at Nelson  yes-
���  -_ ,i,��� _���,
The HiriKu mii.��� iui-1,,,i   ...	
iciday was much the same as the day men of the city.
The Nelson Trades and Labor Coun
cil have entered Into an arrangement
with tho hardware men of the city in
regard to the half holiday movement.
The merchants have agreed to clcse
their stores on Saturday afternoon as
they hnd that by having the wholesale business in addition to their retail business it is practically Impossible to close In the middle of the
week. This arrangement haB been
accepted by the local union men, ard
the half holiday is now practically
endorsed by all  the leading   business
Ottawa, June 22.���An order-ln-coun-
cil has been passed providing, when
an applicant who has acquired five
berths, can show to the satisfaction
of the Commissioner of the Yukon
territory that he actually required ud-
diitonnf timber for manufacturing
purposes at a mill or mills, which h.
has erected, the provision restraining
the granting of more than five berths
to one applicant may be waived,
Viotoria, B. C. June 22.���One of the
warrant officers at Work Point, Conductor Carl Wiggins of tho Army Ordnance corps, haB been granted a com-
mission,' being appointed assistant
commissary with tlie honorary rank of
lieutenant, and augmented in the
army ordnance dcpaitment. Wiggins,
since 181)8, has been here opening up
an ordnance department at Signal
Hill. This is the second promotion
from warrant rank to commission
since the war, the other being Master
Gunner Wylde, who was posted to
Woollch a year go as lieutenant.
Victoria, B, C, June 22.���News bus
been received from Alberni that the
Thistle .roup of claims there has
been hoi glib by Hunter of San Francisco, for *lo,oi)ii.
B. C. Review, London,   Eng.:   The
recent cablegram published by the
Hall Mining A Smelting company endorses the rumors which nave been
current in Nelson for some vreeks past
as to the discovery of very good ore
bodies at the lower depths of the Sliver King mine. This, which was one
of the first    mines  tu  be woikcd   in
���Yesterday Frank Tamblyn received
a telegram from Medicine Hat to the
effect that the lacrosse team from
that town intend to bo here for "the
Dominion Day sports to enter for the
lacrosse tournament and the local
committee are expecting to be in a position to provide the lovers of Canada's national game, with some interesting matches.
The Rev. Dr. Wright who was announced to preach on the "Dignity
and Claims of Labor," ot thc Presbyterian church this evening has decided to postpone the subject until another occasion and will preach a
memorial sermon on the occasion of
th death of Neil Mcl.enqan, and will
also touch on the death of Frank McLeod who was killed sometime ago in
a similar manner.
The Rev. Dr. Wright, the pastor in
lharge of the Presbyterian church of
this city, in ina.im.i.ilT"i? a weekly
service this utternoon at ," 'luiingtoii
Falls where no service hns be n held
ln the past. Tho train according to
the present arrangement make such a
service possible and it is expected that
they^will be continued and supplied
from Nelson as long as the timo table
allows it. Dr. Wright will be accompanied by Miss-, utellire and F. M,
Chadbourn of the Presbyterian church
choli. wbo will take charge of the
musical part of the services.
One of Nelson's prominent} business
men, who Is ulso a prominent  opponent  of   the   Thursday    half   holiday
movement,   is   out tlie price of a  flvo
dollar hut on account  of   his   opposition   to   the   movement.    A  bet  was
wagered with one  of   the   prominent
labor leaders of   this city   that  there
I was not a place in   tho  world   where
I there was a law   estiibishlng   a   legal
weekly   half   day   holiduy.   From   a
copy of the "Handbook to the   Labor
Laws of New Zealand,"  published by
the Government   printer  at   Wellington. New Zealand, the   following extract from the "Shops and   Shop   Assistants' Act 18SI4" makes the   8f>  hat
the property of the party who took up
the  bet.    "All  shops   in a city, borough, or town district must bo   dosed
at 1   o'clock   in the afternoon of  one
working day of each week," and "the
breach of any provision of tlie act for
which no specific penalty Ih  provided
is   piinirahnliln   by a   penalty not  exceeding ��(i (82!,)."
Mrs. J, Sullivan, Rossland, Is agUest
at  tho  Queens hotel.
hood which also has accommodations
for 300 now, and will in all probability shortly be filled. If even the present rate of increase is kept up, it is
probably a very conservative estimate
to say tbat within six yeais from now
there will be at least 1,200 children of
school age, including kindergaiten,
in Nelson,
Nelson's first school was taught  in
a room in Dr.Arthur's liouse,by a volunteer teacher. Rev. T. 11.   Rogers,   a
Presbyterian      missionary.     It     was
started in 18111   with   about   a   do/.en
pupils.    A couple of   years   ufter, the
first regular   school   was   begun   and
from   then     till   the   present    date,
there has   never heen  a   lon��   period
when the full holding capacity of  the
schools were not taxed.   Till the present comfortable   building was erected
the old echoolhouse was anything but
suited for the_ purpose  for   which   it
was   biiilt,    being   poorly   ventilated
and badly lighted.    In consequence of
this for  seveial years a large number
uf children weie sent away   either   to
the  coast or the east to he   educated.
Alrendy   many   of   these   have   liecn
transferred back to Nelson, nnd   now
tbe tide lias turned and the  surrounding towns arc beginning to send their
children to Nelson for education. The
reputation   of the  city as a desirable
educational   centre hns  been   greatly
enhanced   in   the past year,   and the
next session   will   undoubtedly   show
what this   means   to the   city.    It  is
bnt   two    years   ago since  at   least
twenty   families   of   men     who   had
wished to establish their homes   here
moved to other places on   account   of
dissatisfaction   with   the   school that
wns then  provided.    Kuch   room   hud
then far over its regulation   quota  of
scholars, in some cases nearly double.
ThiB, however, has all keen remedied,
and it lies   with  tho Provincial   Government to see that the  public school
shall not again become   oveicrowded.
The   site   of   the   school is an   admirable one, not too far up   the  hill
for the   downtown   children to climb
to, and   within   eusy reach   of   those
wbo live higher   up.   The location is
more  desirable,   being in a lirst class
residential     neighborhood,    with     a
magnificent   view   from   almost   any
pait of the grounds, which are roomy
and well suited to their purposes.
A high school was Btaited in connection with the public school in
January last, of which Mr. R. .1.
Clark is principal. So far it is held
in one of thu rooms of the public
ln the public school there are now
six teachers; J. II. Moady, principal;
Mr. O. W. Clark, Miss McLeod, Miss
Wickham, Mrs. I'curey, and Miss
Rath, homing u most ellicient and
able, stall'.
The high school examinations
began last Wednesday and will finish
next Thursday, about 80 pupils being
engaged on them.
The public school started its! examinations last Monday, nnd they also
will   extend over several duys.
Next Friday will see the .closing
of both high and public schools for
the holloa) s, but it is not liKely thut
ther- will be uny closing exercises
thiB session.
The second institution of learning
to he estublishcd in Nelson of any
consequence was the school opened by
the Sistors of St. Joseph. This was
first started in Fehiuary, 1000, with
accommodations fi i lUOchildren. This
not being found adequate lo meet the
number of applicants for admission.in
September of the same year the new
and handsome building ut present occupied, was commenced, and Unlabel)
in lanuary, Idol. On March 10th the
Bishop of New Westminster visited
and consecrated the school, and expressed his pleasure and satisfaction
at the work that had been accomplished, saying that he could hardly hnve
believed that so much could have beon
done in so slum a time.
At present there aro aecominoda-
tlons for 300 scholars, and about 111)
boarders. Up to ehe end of this session both girls and boys have been
taken as boarders, but owing to the
large number of girls applying it has
been decided In future that hoys
will uot be taken except as day scholars.   There arc seven   resident quali-
Busy Morning Spent at the PolicO
Court Yesterday.
There was an unusually long docket
at the polfce ennrt yesterday morning
befoie Magistrate Crease. Myitlo
Devaun was charged with obstructing
the sidewalk and incommoding peaceable passers-by on the public thoroughfare. As he had no reasons bio
excuse to give for such an ungentle-
manly action he was given a lessen in
etiquette and charged $10 and costs
as fees.
Dennis Mahoney,who was in chnrgo
of the police on the evening of thc
20th, and brought before the police
court the following day was let out
on suspended sentence to give him nn
opportunity of getting out of town.
He took the hint and got. But like the
notorious cat he came back. He was
arraigned before the magistrate and
the case was remanded. On Thursday evening the police found him occupying a superannuated shack and
promptly took him in charge giving
him a night's lodging in the eooler.
Yesterday he was again before the police court and fined SHI and costs or in
default of payment two months imprisonment. He haB been a previous
occupant of one of the Nelson polico
cehs and was evidently well satisfied
with the treatment h�� there received
so elected to return to his old quarters.
C. Si llendryx who was charged
with assaulting a Chinaman named
Sing by dipping bim in the lake, was
brought before the magistrate to answer the charge. But as Sing was ev-
idently singing in some other place at
the time of the trial the case was remanded until Monday   morning.
Blanche Woods, who haa only been
out of the Provincial jail a few days,
was again taken in charge for vag-
rnne;. She was found by the police
roaming around the stieetB and made
to appear to give an account of herself. The magistrate not desiring to
be too hard on erring humanity, remanded the ease until Monday next.
She was allowed hei liberty being
bound on her own bonds of 820 to
appear. As it is well known that she
was "strapped," it is a very doubtful
problem us to whether the lady will
be seen in these parts on Monday
morning at 10 o'clock.
James Smith was another vagrant
who wiib arrested by the police occupying an uwncrless shack and having
no visible means of support. He hnd
no bedding or anything to indicate
that he was a tenant of tho building.
As ho could not give a very satisfac-
toiy account of himself tbe case wns
remanded until Monday morning,
when it is expected that he will be in
fresh fields nnd pastures _ew.
Charles Bennett was another hard
case before the court yesterday, and
a chum ot Smith's. Be was charged
with causing a disturbance on Hull
street on Friday evening nnd was arrested hy Constable lleavener on the
charge of attempting to smash in a
Chinaman's door and fur attempting
to resist the police in tbe discharge
of their duty. He was lined 8!, and
costs. By hard wont he scraped up
enough of the collate nil. paid the Hue
and departed for some place where
lh*_e aro no "bobbies."
Charles French was brought up for
drunkenness I ut was not sufficiently
recovered from his spree and was given shelter in the polieu cell* until
Monday morning to allow him to recover.
Mr. and Mrs.   C.   Ilolton, of Revelstoke,    leave for  home this   morning,
Mr.    Ilolton   is    a   leading   business
innn of Revelstoke,being proprietor of
the .enterprise Brewery, and   a   large
stockholder   in   tho water   works and
electric light   services   of   that   city,
lie wus   tlie locator of   tlie Silver Cup
mine   In the Lurdeuu, which   he since
sold, hut is interested in a  number of
other   mining   properties.      Ho     wns
greatly pleiiRcd with the progress Ncl-
H'jn hnd mnde since his last visit, aud
said he thought it the   brightest   and
prettiest city he hud seen.  Mr. Ilolton
said thnt business conditions in Revelstoke were good ut ptesent, and likely
to Improve with the opening np ot tho
Big   Bend country to  the   north,   for
which   supplies   wonld have to   come
from Revelstoke principally.    He war.
here attending the Grand Lodge meeting of the Mason.,,and thoroughly enjoyed his visit.
Robert McGregor nf Mill street Is
building an mid ii ton to the rear of
his residence. Nrmqn Daj^v Minur,  Susuav   I��ike 33, 190a
m**y9***m^i*w?m^T*P2'm?m���iL*m*^  mi.���in* ���
The Nelson Miner
Published   Kvory Morning  Except  Monday
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Daily, per month, by mail      50c
Daily, per yoar, by carrier 8 7 00
Daily, por yoar, by mail    5 00
Dally, por yoar t.reign    9 00
INCOF.POR7.T_3D    1670.
Wookly, por half year  81 25
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Contral  Press Agency, Ltd., Special AgcntH
Al! ChcckH should bo made payable to the
ordor of Nelson Publishino Company,
Forget  how  old  you  are;
Forget  your  yvife's   name;
Forget how many children you have
1   W I   __ A.
5 oo but
that the
Hudson's Bay Stores
The Largest Stock to Select From,
The Best Values,
And Very Best Quality.
Everything Obtainable
To Eat, Drink, Wear, or Use
Alexander & Co.. 5.1 First Avenuo, Spokane,
Wash., keep this paper on tile, and are our
authorized agents for advertisements and subscriptions.
This is the caption to a short editorial article in the latest issue of The
Cranbiook Herald, which is wortli
quoting in full: "Tbe Nelson Tribune taunts the people of Ymir on
the fact that they failed to get any
appropriation for needed improvements in that town, and jubilantly refers to the vote they cast last year,
which was against the editor of The
Tribune, who is the .member for that
district. The people of Ymir ate in
about the same position as the people
of Cranbrook, who voted for E. C.
Smith, a member of the Opposition.
Mr. Smith haa asked for needed improvements in and about Cranbrook,
and got nothing but promises. If the
present Government proposes to advance the best interests of the Province by granting appropriations for
only those communities that voted
with them, they will succeed in making themselves tbe most despised outfit tbat ever contiolled the political
affairs of the Province. Such a policy
may seem good politics to the narrow*
minded; but it is so little, so petty,
so contemptible, tbat even the beneficiaries, although pleased with what
they gain, must as men condemn a
party that will resoit to such methods for political revenge."
The case with regard to Mr. Smith
and Cranbrook is doubtless put correctly, as The Herald is on the spot
and consequent'y familiar with the
circumstances. But in regard to Ymir
it is even worse than here represented. One requires to be alert to keep
in mind the various party divisions in
this Province. The party in power
now was known at the time of the
last election, for want of a more distinctive name, as the Turner party,
and its candidate in this Killing was
Mr. Frank Fletcher. Mr. Houston
ran as a Semlin party candidate, and
was bitterly opposed to the Turner
party. From his chaste mouth,as well
as from his chaste newspaper, came
many words iu denunciation of Mr.
Turner, Mr. Dunsmuir, and the entire
aristocratic, plutocratic, aud autocratic element that was supposed to
carry things with a high hand at Victoria. The Ymir vote was very pro
nounced in favor of Mr. Fletcher as
against Mr. Houston; that is,. Ymir
voted in support of tlie leaders who
are now in power.
Those leaders came in soon aftor the
election,and Mr. Houston lost no time
in making a bid for the patronage
That patronage properly belonged to
Mr, Fletcher as the candidate of the
successful party, and he, too, made
claim to it; ..bul Mr. Dunsmuir was
looking around for supporters with
votes in tile House, and as Mn Houston showed a willingness to drop the
party whose candidate lie had been,
and make himself a good fellow with
the party on top, ho got the patronage
and Mr. Dunsmuir got sulllcient assurance of support to satisfy him.
When,a few weeks ago, the Ymir people who voted to sustain the men
who are in protested uguinst the disappointment in obtaining a much
needed appropriation, they were
jeered at by this Opposition candidate
who so suddenly developed into a Min
isterial momber. They were told in
effect that he was the (iovernment so
far as appropriations in this Riding
were conceined, and although they
supported the governing party they
opposed him and that was enough to
cook their goose. Such are polities.in
Hritish Columbia.
Hudson's Bay Company.
Gold, Silver-Lead   and   Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.
FREE MILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern
Investors. I
Parties having mining property for sale are requested to send
samples of their ore to the EXCHANGE for exhibition.
We desire to hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
claims in British Columbia.
Prospectors nnd mining men are requested to make the EXCHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.
All samples should be sent by express, PREPAID.
Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to
Telephone No. 104.   P. O. Box 700. NELSON, B. G.
The Colonial Goldfields Gazette vig
oromly defends Mr. VVhitaker Wright
In connection with the Globe and the
British America collapse. "So far as
we can see," it says, "Mr. Wright
has acted throughout the trying ordeal of the past six months in a
straightforward and magnanimous
manner." It is disposed to accept the
explanation   that   the   Globe   defunlt
was due to treachery, and granting
that, "then the British America
collapse must be regarded as the aftermath o* that treachery, the Stock Exchange failures consequent on the
Globe crash having a disastrous effect
on the British America Corporation."
In saying a word for Mr. Wright It
is perfectly conscious of taking the
unpopular view, but it does so because, to quote its own words, "although we have ,no admiration for
Mr. Whitaker Wright's _naucia'
methods,we are convinced that he has
been made the viotim of a foul conspiracy."   _^^
' Six years ago Nelson was about
the size that Cranbrook is today,"
says The Herald of that place. "Cranbrook has even better opportunities
than Nelson hud, and all that is necessary is for the people of Cranbrook
to stand together. In unity of action
there is strength, and such a course
will bring success to Cranbrook and
her people." Nelson has not been
successful because its people have
stood together. It is doubtful if there
is a town in Canada iu which the
jealousies and hates and rivalries of
factions have flaunted themselves mure
vigorously or with more evil intent.
There is one element here that is
bound to rule, and everything is to
be sacrificed to its malice. Nelson
has grown in spite of strife, which is
the best evidence of its splendid
If more men would follow Mr.
Campbell-Johnston's example,and con
tribute such letters as we published
yesterday to the mining journals of
Great Uritain, the effect would undoubtedly be good. We keep complaining that British capital is not
coming in as fast as it. ought,considering the advantage offered for investment ; but if we knew the truth It
would probably be found that this
was less owing to distrust of our resources than to want of knowledge of
them. If we can succeed in convincing foreign capitalists of the Immense
riches awaiting development In Hritish Columbia, the money will come,
and thorc is no better way of doing
this than to tell about them und to
keep ou telling.
That would be   a memorial   the   people of Winnipeg could appreciate.
No Discovery in medicine has ever
cteated one quarter of the excitement
that has been caused by Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption. It's
severest tests have been on hopeless
victims of Consumption, Pneumonia,
Hemorrhage, Pleurisy and Bronchitis,
thousands of whom it has restored to
perlect health. For Coughs, Colds,
Asthma, Croup, Hay Fever,Hoarseness
aud Whooping Cough it is the quickest, surest cuie in the world. It is
sold by Canada Drug A Book Co. who
guarantee satisfaction or refund
money. Large bottles 50c arid 81.00.
Trial bottles free.
It is a very easy mutter to nnseat n
member because of corrupt practices
either by himself or by others in his
behalf. It is likely, therefore, that
Mr, UieliurdBon, of Lisgar, will have
to walk the plank ; there is no reason
to suppose that his election differed
from others by being a pure ono.
What is interesting In his case is that
there is not the slightest probability of
his being re-elected, and what is satisfactory about it is that no one
will care if he Is not.
Lady Schultz, relict of a late Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba, is about
to proceed to England to order a
?2(),W)0-window for Holy Trinity
church, Winnipeg, as a memorial of
her husband. Some one should suggest to Lady Schultz that a more suitable, because more serviceable, memorial would be an appropriation for the
completion of the tower and the installation   of   an   illuminated   clock.
This leafy month of June will start an
increased demand for
Our Summer Clothing was selected
with the most painptaking care. No
other store that we know or is so particular about the character of its light
weight garments. They combine coolness and dressy style, comfort and
.Mare pluin, made with Hare, made
W'tli tioiince, or made with embroidery insertion. We have all styles
that can be culled new and winning,
at 81.00, 8125, ��1.50, 82.00, 82,25,
82.75, 83.00, and up to 86.00.
Ma__ of While Wachuset Net with
cane nnd steel fillings; long or
short waist, at 60c, 75c, 81.00 and
Newness in Blouses���We have received another shipment of White
Blouses. The latest in bolero
effeols, tucked effects, and lace
trimmed ; 81.50, 82.00, 82.25, 82.75,
83oo, 88.75, and $-.00,
Agents for Standard Patterns.
KERR ~ 60.
Baker and Ward Sts.
NELSON.      -     '-     B.C.
Will pay the highest cash price for all
kinds of seoond band goods. Will buy
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furniture, stoves, narperU,
-ooking ntensils, bought in household
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Call and see me or write. Address
Silver Sing Mike, Box 200. Hall
Street. Nelwra. 9 O
_.       ���
Canada Permanent and Western Canada Mortgage
head office toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage
Apply to Q. L. LKNNOX, B_k�� St
Is    lame    or    intet feres
bring  him   to  the   City
Horseshoeing Shop, Jo
sephine Street
Best Assortment
Come Early and Get
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
West Transfer Co.
Coal and  Wood.
Agents Imperial Oil Oo. Ltd.
Blairmore Coal,    -    $6.75
Crow's   Nest  Coal,   $6.15
Anthracite,    -    -    $10.75
No order  can be accepted unlesi
accompanied by cash.
Office on   Baker Street. Tel. H7
Reynolds' Livery   Stable
Will Be Sold Cheap
Three years lease on  ground
property   at  $10.00
.per month.
Apply to
fl. 11. CAMION, Apt
Baker Street.
Atlantic lS.S. Sailings
From Montreal
Allan Lino Parisian ���July *>
Allan Line AuHtralaninn July 1,'.
Allan Lino Corinthian July 20
Beavor Line Wassan  '.: July 5
Beaver Line Lako Champlain July 1?
Beaver Line Lake Megan tic July 1!)
From Portland, Mo.
Dominion Line Dominion July (!
Dominion Line Cum brum an Inly i:t
From Boston
Dominion Line Commonwealth  July 3
Dominion Lino New England  July 17
Cunard Line Iverma July fi
Cunard Line Saxonla July 20
From Now York
White Star Lino Germanic July;!
White Star Lino Cymric July 10
White Star Line  Mijo-tic July 17
Cunard Line Ktruria Julyil
Cunard Lino Servia July tf
Cunard Line  Campania July 18
American Line  St. Paul...' July 10
American Line ei. Louis July 17
Anchor Lino A. toria July 6
Anchor Line Anchor!* July 13
French Lino La CbampsgUO July 4
French Line La QBSCQgna Julyil
N. G. L. Kaiserin Mnria The. CHia July Jl
Hamburg-American Deutschlond    July II
For further part icularn apply to
Clly Passengor Agent, Nelson, B. C.
aonei_18.S. Am-nt. O.P.K. Olfl"en. Wlnnln-K.
Royal Bakery nil Grocery
A new stock of Groceries,
Home-made Bread, Ties, Cakes
and Rolls delivered fresh every day
to any part of the city.
S. D. HOWELL, Prop.
Notice is hereby given that the first
sittings of the Annual Court of Revision of the Munlciallty of the City of
Nelson will be held In the Couneil
Chaimber at the City offices, Nel.on,
on Wednesday tbe 10th day of July
next at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of hearing complaints against
the assessment as made by the assessor, and for revising afid correcting
the assessment roll.
City Clerk.
Nelson, B.C., May .8th, moi.
Windermere Mines.   CnrreaDondenoeSollolted'
1D. McArthur 8 Co.
J. G. NELSON, Manager.
Furniture Dealers,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
From $10.00 up
From $2.50 up
From $13.50 up
Reception, Easy and Large Rockers
Reception Chairs, Couches, Lounges, Divans.
PAT. 8EPT.. 1900.
:^?�� ^��> ^f> >??> ft> ft> f��> ft> <f> ^> <��> ft> ft^Tff> f��> <��^ r��> ff > ft > ffx ff!> ff > ff> ff > rf \ S
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
Fresh   and    Salted   Heats
Fisn and Poultry in Season
E.   C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
W.-W.-C. Block. Ward Sti.het, Nflson.
Otders by m"il receive careful and prompt attention
Ladies' aDd Gents' Merchant Tailors and Dyers,
Suits Made to Order, .leaned, Dyed, Altered and Repaired.
Josephine St., Opposite Clarke Hotel.
Mail Orders Solicited. P. O. Box 684
Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelson, Easlo
Sandon. Th_ree Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
orders by mall to w>v branch will have careful an* oromot attention.
Our stock is now complete in the above lines.    Call and be
convinced that the most complete stock
is carried  by the
Home OHlce Minneapolis. Minn.
In August, 181)7 this Association introduced a special feature in tlir form
or Ihe sale of Diamonds on the installment plan, under the Tontine principle
and have received aud disbursed in satisfaction of Diamond Contracts
OVER $572.77200.
On signing an application for a Diamond Contract you pay the agent of
Ihe Association $5,00, when an explicit
contract is delivered to you by the As
sociation. The contract Calls for tho
payment of fl.25 for 00 consecutive
weeks, making tbe total payment $80,
Then when your contract is reached in
the order of performance the Association will deliver to you a two carat clear,
white and flawless Diamond, worth
1200 or will give you 8100 for the diamond.
Por further information apply to
JOHNT. PIERRE, sub agent, Nelson,
Pierre Bro��'.Tnil��r Shod, .Tosephine Bt.
FRED CARNE, Jr., General Agent
B. 0., Viotoria, B, O.
For domestic or steam use.
A  full   supply  always on
Rates to   all  railway and
lake points.
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors  west
C.P.R. offices.
Caveats, Designs, Copyrights and
Trade Marks obtained in Oiinudi
and all foreign countries.
Room 3, Bank of British North
America, Hastings Streo*-. Vancouver.
About that second hand article ol
yours. Vou'll sen it if you'll advei-
Use it in The Miner want i��l'inin m.
- *
p %
p i
J be
��� ol
I.EWON Daily Mink., Sun-HV. June .��., igo.
The following circular has been issued to the shareholders by the secretary of the Ymir Hold Mines, Ltd.
in London: "As you are aware, experiments have been carried out over
an extended period ivttli n view to the
extraction of the gold remaining in
the tailings by means of the cjnnide
process. These experiments were in
the first Instance carried out; upon a
small scale with satisfactory results,
after which a small and complete
plant was laid down for treating some
hundreds of ten s per month. The
result of this latter bulk treatment, is
given in tho following cable just received: 'Cyanide process present
rate of extraction is gold ill) per cent.,
esil-lttted profit per month (with)
Until plant 7,mill dols. (-1,450).' This
information is eery gintifying, as the
above figures represent an additional
profit from this source of some ��17,-
00(1 per annum, fquul to 8J_ per cent,
on the total capital of the company.''
The Nplson (iun club held its regular weekly shoot yesterday afternoon.
E. Crlddlo headed tho score with 17
breaks out of 25. The gusty wind
that blew across tho trap made accurate shooting impossible. The
scores wre as follows out of a possible
35: 11. W. P. Pollock, 13; Mr. liou-
cher, 13; Clarence Goepel, 15; E.
diddle, 17; S Nelson, 10 out of 20.
The club is holding practices twice a
week so as to be in good form foi
July 2nd. The Becretary of the club
has received word that Itevelstoke is
sending a team to compote in the coming tournament.
Ml was troubled for several yeai-6
with chronic indigeestion and nervous
debility," writes P. J. Green, of L?.n-
castr, N. II., "No remedy helped me
until I began using Electric Hitters,
which did me more good than all the
medicines 1 ever used. They have
also kept my wife in excellent health
for years. She says Electric Hitters
are just splendid for female troubles,
that tbey are a grand tonic and invig-
orator ior weak, run down women,
No other medicine can take its place
in our family." Try them. Only 50c.
Satisfaction guaranteed by Canada
Drug at Hook Co.
If yon don't like Blue Ribbon Tea it's
because you never tasted it.
German Syrup is the special prescription of Dr. A. Boschree, a celebrated German Physician, and is acknowledged to be one of the most fortunate discoveries in Medicine. It
quickly cures Coughs, Colds and all
Lung troubles of the severest nature,
removing ns it does the cause of the
affection and leaving the parts in a
strong and healthy condition. It is not
an experimental medicine, but has
stood the test of years, giving satisfaction iu every case, which us
rapidly increasing sale every season
confirms. Two million bottles sold
annually. Boschree's German Syrup
was introduced in the United States in
1808, nnd is now sold in every town
snd village in the civilized world.
Three doses will relieve any ordinary
ruiigli. Price 75 cts. For sale by W.
F. Teetzel A Co, Get Green's Prize
Mr. Macliln, general agent Bennett
Fuse Co., Headquarters at, Victoria,
II. C., begs to say that in consequence
of attempts to impose spurious and
cheap imitations of their white coun
t,ered, patent safety Fuse, Crown
Brand, he feels it necessary to ask
consumers to be sure that they gel
the genuine Rennett's Fuse. The sole
agents iu Nelsou is tlie Lawrence
Hardware Co. -
Is a Pure Pgjptian Oigarett. "Its
quality tells thi tale." Try a bo_ -
no smokor ever stops at a box. For
sale everywhere- fifteen (15) cents
per box.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand o(
Rough and Dressed
Mouldings, SashDoors��
Inside Finish.
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber-
Mill at PILOT BAY. Yards, NELSON
and LAR1 O.
j, a. Wayward.
1901 1901
The Store With
Right Prices
New Goods Arriving Every Day.
When our new stock is complete we will have by far the FINEST DISPLAY OF FIRST-CLASS FURNITURE and HOUSE FURNISHINGS
ever shown to the public Of Nelson.
Call and see our Rattan Chairs, Baby Carriages, Go  Carts,   Morris
Chairs, Verandah Chairs, etc.
mk   W
We sell watches that are
reliable and that we can guarantee. Learn our prices before purchasing elsewhere.
Watch repairing our specially. This department is
second to none in the couh-
try. All work guaranteed
satisfactory or money refunded. Get a price on the work
before leaving it.
Watchmakeis and Manufacturing Jewelers.   - j
m**~ ' i      _,__>
Prospectors' Supplies.
Everything That Is Needed in
the Hills.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce !
With Which Is Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
Paid-up   Capital,   88,000,000;   Reserve   Fund,   82,000,000;
Aggregate Resources Over 865,000,000.
HON. GEO. A. GOX, President.      B. S. WALKER, General Manager.
London Office: 60 Lombard Street, E. C.
New Vork Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And 08 brauohos In Canada and the United States, including:
Atlin Gkkenwood
Okanbhook        Kamloops
Pkrnib Nanaimo
YUKON DISTRICT-Dawbon and White Horse.
UNITICD STATES���New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaoway,
Nkw Westminster
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received and Interest Allowed,   l'lcsenl. Hate A Per Cent
Nelson Branch.
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager.
id ���$*/ trur&f- de��ki0-ti4 +e4/
in/ -Mm JtMtruU.,
from Kootenay Common
lean Mil
BUFFALO. $76.00.
June 18. July 2, 16, Aug. 6, 20
Eportti Loup leiitli
July 13, 14, 15.
CIrislii Enieavor Gonv'n
July 2, 3.
National Educational Ass'n
DETROIT. $71.25.
July 2, 3.
For   Time  Tables,    Rates,  Ticket*,
apply H. L. Brown,
Oity Passenger Agent.
J. S. Carter, E. J. Coylk.
Dis. Puns. Agt. A. G. P. A.
Nelsot). Vancouver
FABES-Cnsh, 10 cents.
Tickets, 10 for 60 cents.
SERVICE���Every 20 minutes, leaving
park and up-town terminus at 7
a. in. to 10.4o p.m. Early car leaves
H. B. Stores 6:45 a. m.
TRAINS���Cars meet 10.35 a.m. and
0.45 p m., and outgoing only on
SPECIAL���The public are requested
to stop cars only ou tbe far side of
cross street.; not to ride od, enter
or leave by front platform; also to
motion by band if they intend to
board the cur, and to notify con-
ductoi' a short distance before they
wiBh to leave. m
COMPLAINTS-Will receive prompt
attention at tbe Company's office,
Vernon Streel, City.
A large number of good residential
building sites adjacent to the lines of
their tramway, chiefly in the southern portion of the city to be sold on
easy teims.
Apply Tramway Office, Vernon
Managing Secretary.
Subscribers in Kaslo
Every mornnjg immediately
on arrival of Steamer, at the
rate of
75 Cents per Month
Subscriptions to be left
with the agent,
D.  J.  YOUNG.
Our Fresh Roasted Coffee Beat ot
Quality, as follows :
Java and Arabian Mocha, per pound 9  *��
Java and Mocha Blond, 3 pounds  1 00
Fine Santos, < pounds  1 08
HunloH HUiiid, 6 poundn  100
Our Hpociallllond, II poundn  IX
Our IUo Itoast, 6 pounds  1 on
Kelson.      -      n. c.
Zbc TRo^al Bank of Canafra"
<U|llllll    Alllllairl.l'al
Board of  lllrrrlnrn
Incorporated 1869.
Hi.1,000,000,001 capital Paid-up,    ,   .    .     _*<������*���*���_'__
Beat, mi.Joo.ooo.iiO
Thomas Hitohlo. Vloe-Pranldonl
J. C. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience ill B. C
mining districts.
Baker Street Nelson, B. C.
A. R. BARROW, a. mi. oa
Provincial Land Surveyor
Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Sts.
P. O. Box 6 Telephone No.
..,.��... ...  .........n    Thomas K. Koniiy,  President
Wiloy Smith, H.Q. Bauld, Hun. David MfcK.en.
���load Oflice, Halifax!
General Manager, Kdhon I~ Peano, Montroal. __..��__
Suporlatondont of BranohoB, and Bocrotary, W. B. Torrance, Halifax
Bran    en I
'ova   Scotla-Halllax   Ilranoh,   AntlKonW
BridgewatOT, Guynboro. Londonderry, Ln
onburg. Maltlan- (Hants Co.), Piotou, Port
Hawkeabury, Sydney, Shubonacadle.Tniro,
New    Iirunn wla'L ��� Bathurst,     Dorohostor,
FrodorlcUin, Kingston (Kont Co.l, Mono-
ton, Nowoautlo, Back villa, 8t, John.Woodntook'
l>. E. Island���Charlottetown, Hummerrido.
ebec-Montroal, (City Offloo), Montroal
Wost End (Cor. Notro Damo and Solg-
neuru Htrcots); Wustmount (Cor. Greone
Avontie and Ht. Catharines Stroet,
Newfoundland���St. John's.
Cuba, Weat Indies���Havana.
United States���Now York (10 Exchange Placo
Republic Wash.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Kossland,   Vancouver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria
Correspondents 1
Canada���Merchants Rank of Canada.   Boston���National Shawmul Bank.   Chicago��� Illinois
Trust aril Savings Bank.   Ban Frsncltco���First National Bank.   Utndon.  Eng.-Bank  of
Scotland.   Paris, France���Crodlt Lyonnals.   Bermuda���Bank of Bermuda.   China and Jn-
pan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation,    Spokane���Old National Bank.
General Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   Delight
and Sold, Letters of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
AcnountH received ou the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed on rpecia1
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts,
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
Gamble &   O'Reilly
Civil   Knuliierrfl,  Frovlnrlnl   Land
hin-vt. lorn. Kciil KmUIv nutl In*
Hiirtiucr   AuenU.
Ativan luemon,���; innortefl under this hoad at
tho rato of ono cont a. word por in nor tion. No
advertisement taken for low than U eon.*
s.umiion Warned advertisements Inserted
threo tlinoH free of chftrffo.
Are you in want? If you are, tell
tlie people, through The Miner want
column, wliut you are in want of.
Vou'll get i��-
SALE.���(!. Frank Beer oilers fori
sale his residence) corner of Hull and ;
Carbonate streets, Recently completed, supplied with every convenience!
ample giounds and desirable location.
This oit'era an excellent opportunity
for any one desiring ,1 comfortable
home. For further particulars apply
at the ollice of Ueer Bros.
RANCH FOR SALE���About two miles
from Nelson, oil the sunny side of
Kootenay river, comprising about 30
acres of good land, a comfortable
dwelling house and out buildings.
Three are about 150 fruit trees, viz:
Cherry, Plum, Apple, I'cur and Peach,
besides several hundred smaller fruitB
also a profitable strawberry crop.
Will be sold cheap to an immediate
puichaeer. Clear title. Apply T.
Morley,  Nelson, B. C.
().   Frank   Ueer   offers   for   rent   his
furbished liouse,    including   piano,
situated corner of  Hall and Carbonate
streets.    Apply at Ueer Bros,   ollice.
TO REN IV���Rooms and office in   Clement,   HI liver block.   Apply to  the
Nelson Electric Tramway otlices.
ROOM and board in   private (family.
Apply ou Silica street, second   door
west of Ward.
ROOM for   rent at   Mrs.   McBeath's,
Silica street.
FOR SALE.���Tug Hoat -'Red Star."
and Barge���At reasonable figures to
cash purchaser or timo with good
security. Apply to Ontario Powder
Works, Nelson, II. C.
HOUSK to   Rent.���Furnished   or unfurnished, apply T, Miner ollice.
FOR    RENT.���One    room   on     Ward
street; one inside room in the K.W.
O. block,   furnished   or   unfurnished.
Mrs. F. J. .Squire.
WANTED���Situation   by experienced
Dookkeeper,    Address 11. K.,   Miner
WANTED.���F'or a museum collection
for Lever Bros, Port Sunlight,Eng..
ancient buckets, troughs, washing
boards, or ironing utensils obtained
from Indians or imported from foreign
countries. Liberal value paid.
Write us with explanations. Watchorn & Mclntyre, K. W. C. block, P.
O. Hox 707.
WANTED.���Trustworthy men and
women to travel and advertise for
old established house of solid financial
standing. Salary S780 a year and expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing required. Give reference and
enclose self-addressed stamped envelope. Address Manager, SOU Caxton
Bldg,, Chicago.
NELSON Employment Agency. Haker
Btreet.    Phone 21H.   J. II. Love.
WANTED���Teamsters.        Waitresses
Oirls for housework.    Nurse Girl.
Situations wanted by Cooks, Laborers, Blacksmith, Carpenters, etc.
POSITION   WANTED���By   a   woman
as housekeeper.
WANTED ��� Woman   for   housework.
out of town; girl to care for
children; laborers and teamsters.
Western Canadian Employment Office,
Ward street.    Phone 270.
AGENTS WANTED���For our Boei-
British Wai, Family Records, Marriage Certificates, Religious anil
Landscape Pictures. Bright and hustling men, women, boys and girls, can
clear from S3 to $10 per day. Send
50 ccuts for sample. Descriptive circulars free. Write today. Home
Novelty Mfg. Co., P.O.Box 518 (Dcpt.
381) Chicago, 111.
ALU KINDS   of   goods bought    sold
or exchanged   at   Prosscr's   Second
Hand Store,  Ward Btreet,   Phone   U70.
Furnished house and two lots on Robson Street, near Kootenay Street.
Bath room; wash house. Laid
out in garden und fruit trees..
3 lots, northwest corner Houston and
Ward streets J350
Lots 1 and 2, block 28, lot lO.block .0,
Lot 11, block 11, city of Nelson.
Dominion and
Land Surveyor.
IT WILL PAY you to reail  our ad. in
another column.  Our blend of tea at
Thirty cents   per pound will suit you-
Kootenay Coffee Co.
,IAPAN TEAS��� "Spider Leg," "Pan-
fired,' "Sun Cured,"���have a pluce in
our stock. The new "Ceylon Green"
is fine flavored and economical. Kootenuy Coffee Co.
iitM. iHiiilnn uuiii   freperUn���We arc
auxloun lo Nccurc a rr*. rrr<* iiiIIIIiik ud'l
proiirrllvn al once.   Tin-   Pron.rHorN   Kx-
rlillliur,   Nl'lKOII,    II.    <',    II00111 4,   K.-W.-C.
From date until October 1 the dental
otlices of Nelson will be closed at I
o'clock, p. ir., on all Saturdays, remaining closed during thu balance of
Ihe day.
W. J. (.IIINLAN,   D. D. aS.
I'.  E.   MORRISON.   D, D. S.
T   II. STODDART,   I).   I). S.
Mr. J. II. Gray having resigned
his position as Land Commissioner of ibis Company, all communications in reference to Kaslo & Slooan
Hallway Company's lands should be
addresstd to ROUT. IRVING,
Kaslo. H. C, May 31st., 1001.
Milieu ijxiiiiijticil and Reported On.
Mining Engineer.
Room I. K.-W. C. Block,
Nelson, B. C.
'liHOltl'K; tc CO. LiiniUxl-Uornor Vornon
JL aud Ckxiar dtreuuj, MelSOD���Muuufactur
ors of and wholesale doulors lu aoralod walvif
and fruit syrups.   Sole agents for Halcyon Uo
Bgrillgg mlu.ral water.    Telephone (ill.
J-l N. M. Cuiumills, Lowseo���Kvory known
vurioiy uf soft drinks.   1' 0 Box 88. 1 elepboue
No. III. Hoover _tr.t:l, Nelrson. Ilollleihol the
Liinous at. Loon HolSprliiKK Mineral Wutor
CANE & MACDONALD (II. Canu. .lame
A. Alaedoiialu, ��� Al'chlleeU und superin
IcnduulH, Jiroken Hill Block, cornor Baker and
Ward atreol-, .veinon
HJ. KVANS _. CO.-Baker Btreet, Nel
��� Hon���Wholesale dealers in liquors, ci-
Kar . cement. Ure brick and lire cluy. water
pipe and steel rails, and gonoral commission
V\ holesale aud retail dealera lu Kraln,
hay, Hour, feed. Milln at Victoria, New West*
miiiHUir; lCdmontoii, Alta. JUevatoru 011 (Jal-
gury and Kdmoutuu liailway. Manufacturer-.
uf the celebrated li. Sc K. brand cereals.
A MACDONALD & Co.-Cornor Fron
��� and Hall btreota���Wholesale grocer
und jobbers in blankets, gloves, mittfl, boots
rubbers, umckinaws and miners' sundries.
P   BURNS Sc Co.-Baker atreet, Nelsou-
���   WhultsMilu dealers in fresh and cured
���ueatb.   Cold tiiorag<-.
Haker Btreet, Nelson���Wholesale dea ���
era in fresh and cured meats.
titreet, Nelson ��� Wholesale d_ulais in
hardware, miners' supplies, sporting goods
M'LACHLAN BROS. (Buco'ssors to Van
couvcr Hardware Co, Ltd ) Baker Stroot,
Nelson��� Wholesale dealers in .ardwaro and
mining supplies, plumbers' uud .iusmiths' sup
XN paints, oils and gluss; mechanics' tools.
Agents foi Ontario l'owder Works; .f.mimui
. I URN ER, BKKTON Sc Co.-Corner Vernon
X and Josephine Streets, Nelson���Whole
salo dealers in liquors, cigars, and dry goods,
Agents for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwuukoe
and Calgary Brewing Co of Calgary.
UliaON'8 HAY Co.-Wholenalo ((rooorloi
and liiiuorx ele.. Baker Btrout, Nel���on.
C1A1IFORNIA WINK CO., Umllod-Cornor
J Kroit and Hall 8treeU, Nolwon���Wholo-
riulo dealerH u winoa lease and hulk), and
donioxlie and lmportod oilcan*.
Olllcu comer Hall and Krunl. Street*.
Nelwin- Lumber, colling, HoorlnK, and every
think 'n wood for builduiK purpuHOH. del our
prleox.   CurruHpondoncu Holleiled.
WE HAVE   in stock clioice teim from
Imlia, Ceylon, China, and Japan.  We
blend them to your taste.    All   prices
and qualities.    Kootenay   Coffee Co.
PIANO.- -Mi_a   Tycrs   is prepared   to
give piano   lesBons nt her   residence
on Sill aa   atreet   four   doorB west  ol
Hendryx.    TcrinB moderate.
I.OHT���Monday evenir.K, old fashioned
bar pin, with carved face of green
lava, surmounted with pearls. I'Mlid-
cr will be rewarded for leaving it at
C. P. R. city ticket ollice.
und try a bottle, a dozen, or a barrel ot
CALGARY BEER as It is tbo best and
ebeapcHt on tno market. Also try our
WINES,    LIQUORS     and     CIGAR8.
Telopbon    M, linker Ht   Nelson,!!.-
(.i.i.UMiiw.it rorrii. 1.1: u>   ninr.   anil
���ironperls �� mili'il.   Henil report anil UIB.
pliaa In Ilic rro-pi tIiii'b  i:\iliiuaite. V-Ikiih,
II. 0.   Boom 4 K..W.-C. Ii'ork.
Oencral laborers, gardeners, rock
men, etc., will be furnished freo of
charge to nil persons requiring help
of this alnd by applying to the Secretary, Nelson Laborers' Protective Union, Hox M", Nelson, II. (J.
rp   GALLON tr. CO.- Healer. In   ore 100.8
1 ���   ami twine.   Alvvny-H ft larue iiloek on
hand. Telephone _l~  Koom II. K.-W.-C. Illock
BrewerB of Fine Lager
Beer and Poiter,
Nelnnp. B. O.
V. O. GREEK        V. S. CLEMENT,
Civil Engineers and Provincial Land
P. O. Pzo US Valaqn   B.U
By the week from $5 to f6.
By the day 81.00.
J. V. O'L^UGHLIN. Proo.
,.. r- "5
Nimsh  Sauv Minbhi Svhbav, ji'hs   .... ��.����
a��� ���
_fc_-~ =~ggBBgW__-_B-l
Oan be used In
overy ooneeiva
ble shape for
decorating aDd
entwining upon
the inside and
outside of windows, buildings, clubs, floats, boats.
It is made in all national, societv,
and club colors���attractive and brilliant. It is 50 per cent less in cost
than anv other kind of decorating
material. Besides the festoons wc
have wreaths, stars, sliield., Maltese
crosses, and parade and horse plumes.
See them.
Pianos to Rent.
Rev. Norman Tucker of Christ
Church, Vancouver, will preach in St.
Saviour's church this evening
at 7.30.
Hy next week stawberrles are expected to arrive in large quantities,
and tht price will probably be lower,
allowing housekeepers to commence
their annual preserving.
The sidewalk ou Falls street, be-
twsen Victoria and Haker, was finished yesterday, anl will prove a
great convenience for those living
west of Kootenay street.
C. Smith and a couple of friends
spent the last two days on a fishing
trip to Bonnington Falls. Between
them they secured thirty trout, all
of goodly size and weight.
The water main on Baker street,
near Fall street,burst yesterday morning and caused a fountain of water to
gush forth for some hours until the
break was locate, and the pipe repaired.
The Trail delegates to tbe meeting of the Grand Lodge of Masons left
for home on the afternoon train yesterday,all expressing their pleasure at
the delightful time they had had during their visit.
The secured claims and charges of
assignment, in the case of the estate
of Iiillie Bros., amount to S3.311 more
than the sum realised for sto.k and
fixtures. There remain over $4,000 of
unsecured claims,which of course will
be a total loss.
Services will be held at the usual
hours at the Baptist church today.
Pastor Morgan will speak both morning and evening. In the morning
tbe Epistle to Romans will be discussed and in the evening he will discourse
up m the 11st- Commandment.
The mosquitoes are beginning to get
troublesome in the woods and hills,
but fortunately Nelson is exempt from
these obnoxious pests. Visitors from
East Kootenay say that it will probably be an extremely bad year for
mosquitoes in that part, as they are
already in swarms.
Preparations for the grand labor
demostration and picnic at Slocan City
on June 25th and :211th are going merrily forward. A very good list of
sports and attractions has been prepared and tbeie will probably be a
large number of Nelson people take
advantage of the low rates advertisod.
Owing to the giving out of the mechanical roaster at the smelter last
week, a new one is in process of erection. The new furnace and machinery
will be considerably larger than those
of tbe one foimerly in use, of which
a description was given in The Miner
a "ouple of weeks ago. Till the woik
is completed the hand roaster will be
used entirely.
A special feature will be Introduced
at the Congregational service this
evening. Two weeks ago the children of the congregation took entire
charge of the service in tbe morning
with such satisfaction to the congregation and credit to themselves
that by special request they will repeat the service this evening. The
service will commence at 8 o'lock instead of the usual hour. Rev. Mr,
Munroe will preach at the morning
Orsp,   Toothsome,   and    fiequires    No
A little boy down in N. C, asked
hiB mother to write an account of
how Urapc-Nuts Food had helped their
She says drape-Nuts waB first
brought to her attention on a visit to
Charlotte, whore she visited the
Mayor of that city who was using the
Food by the advice of his physician.
She says, "They derive bo much good
from it that they never pass a day
without using it. While I wns theie
I used the Food regularly. I gained
about 15 pounds and felt so well
that when I returned home I began
using Orape-Nuts in the family regularly.
My little 18 months old baby shortly
after being weaned was very ill with
dyspepsia and teething. She was
sick nine weeks and wc tried everything. She became so emaciated that
it was painful to bundle hor und we
thought we were going to lose her.
Ono day a happy thought urged me
to try Orape-Nuts soatted in _ little
warm milk.
. Well it worked like a charm and she
began taking It regularly und improvement set in at once. She Is now
getting well and round and fat as fasl
ns possible and on llinpc-Nuts.
Somo ti-mu ago a number of Ihe
family were stricken with La Orippe
at the tame time, and (luring the worst
stages we could not relish anything
in the .nape of food lint Gl'ftpe-Nutfl
and oranges, everything clso nauseated us. We all appreciate what your
famous food has done for our him-
Another of tbe wandering cripple
beggars struck town yesterday, His
specialty was selling cards with a few
verses of doggrol   poetry on them.
The Canada Drug A Hook Co. has
made its store handsome by an elaborate display of decorative goods
which have been received in readiness
for   the Dominion  llay celebrations.
Frank Tamblyn, the headquarters
ofthe Order of Buffalo, has done a
large business during the last few
days in the sale of Buffalo pins,
having disposed of over eight dozen in
three days.
The firemen are getting together
quite a collection of animnl pets,
which are being provided with the bed
and board they require. They are preparing to accommodate a whole
The services at St. Saviours church
will be conducted by the Rev. II. S.
Akehurst today, morning and evening,
and the Rev. L. Norman Tucker, of
Christ Church, Vancouver, will preach
the sermon at the evening service.
Several prospectors left for the Lardeau yesterday. There are still five
or six in town who intend to try their
luck in that section, but are waiting
for the snow to go off the hills as it
is still quite deep in the higher parts.
Special serivces will be held at the
Salvation array barracks to day, when
Adjutant McGill will give a special
address on the "Scenes From the Life
of Christ." Major Beaumont of
Rossland will be present and will
also address the soldiers.
The town's big grocery stores come
up smiling this morning, bidding for
patronage. Citizens will not go astray
in dealing with either one of them.
Nelson is famous for its fine stores,
but in no line is there greater excellence than in.its groceries.
Edward Grizzle, the florist, finds
bis business extending so much that
he is enlarging the capacity of his
greenhouse on Hoover street by building an addition on the same giou__,
The new building is 20x50 aod the
work is being done by J.R. Campbell.
F. Anderson, a section man who
was working on the line near Ward's
Crossing, last Tuesday sighted a bear
with two cubs. Anderson and a couple of the men working near him secured a rifle at tbe section house and
shot the bear, which neighed about
four hundred pounds. Both the cubs
The editor of The Miner has received an invitation from the mayor,
council and citizens committe-fto attend ?he Dominion Day festivities at
Vancouver. The invitation is acknowledged with thanks but the editor
.viil be busy heie eDjoying the elaborate programme that isbeingairang-
ed for the same two days.
The young people's societies of this
city have arranged to hold u Union
rally at the Haptist church on Tuesday evening next. There will be a
song service in cbi.cb-.ch in the early
part of the programme after which
there will be a general discussion on
"The Coming Convention," led by
the Rev. J. H. White of the Methodist
At the Socialistic club meeting to
be held in the Miners' Union ball this
afternoon under the auspices of the
Socialistic Eductional Club, all inter
ested in the solution and discussion
of the questions of the day are invited
to be present and take a part in the
proceedings. Ladies are also invited
to be present. The proceedings will
commence at 3 o'clock.
Alfred Bunker went down the lake
yesterday to seize, for the sheriff,
the interest of Herbert Cutbbert in the
Hlend mineral claim on the west fork
of Rover creek. While going up the
trail, and when about six miles from
the railway, Mr. Bunker spied what
he thought was a black cayuse and
stopped for a moment to look,when lie
discovered that it was an immen.c
black bear, which fled when he gave
an alarm.
Yesteray afternoon two seedy looK-
ing individuals arrived in town and
wandered down Haker street as far as
Ward, when they stopped and held a
discussion on ways and means. All
their available funds were twenty-five
cents and while one wished to go for
a couple of drinks the other wanted
something more solid. They finally
decided to toss up, which was done
with the result that the quarter went
down a crack in the sidewalk, and
left them staring at each other in a
silence more eloquent than words.
The'fire laddies hud their weekly
practise ruu yesterday morning, when
an alarm called them out to the corner of Hall and Vernon streets. After reaching the place of the imaginary fire they expeiimented with tho
new cellar hose which has recently
been added to their equipment. It
acts in the same manner as tbe ordinary garden sprinkler and does good
work. It is Intended to be used In thoBe
cases where the fire is doing its deadly
work in tho cellar. Hy cutting a hole
In the floor and inserting this nozzle
it makes a brave attempt to stop the
ravages of the Haines nnd can be used
to good advantage ln aueh cases.
The lady who was causing the city
police so much anxiety the other evening, and whose husband was attempting to desert her, has been heard from
again. The action of the police in
bringing about a reunion of the distressed couple has had a good effect
and the happy woman is now again
under the rightful protection of her
lord and master. When he awoke to
the faot that they were again in the
same boat, he reconciled himself to
the state of things and evidently set
his teeth and resolved to give her another trial. They there and then
made up but whether they kissed
history saycth not. They departed for
The following are the arrivals at the
IIuiuc hotel: R. II. McMillan, Victoria:.!. (J. Wbltncre, Toronto; W,
II. Adams, Kaslo; .1. S. Clute. Jr.,
Rossland ; Geo, E, Shenvnod, Winnipeg; II. ���!. Hamilton, Rossland; Miss
Bella Luke, Detroit; C. A. Hell, Montreal; l'hofl. .lames and wife, Spokane,
Are you Goino to the Races?
mmiE have arriving this week a large shipment of Choice Cured Meats, Package, Bottled Goods, Etc., Etc.
VV If you want tog-et in ahead, you will have to ride the fastest horse, and you will certainly endeavor to
treat your friends well while they are with you July ist and 2nd, it's only two days. The first thing
you will-have to do in the morning will be to arouse them them from their slumbers by calling McPherson
& McCainmon's Coffee for Breakfast. This will bring them to the table quick. Then tell them you
will have Cudahy's Diamond C. Hams, (cold) for lunch. This will bring them home in good time, so
that you will get through with your work early and get down town to see the afternoon sports. Then your
dinner; for this meal there is no end of variety. Our shelves are laden with new fresh goods of the choicest.
Be sure that you tell them that you are going to serve GoWsworttl Tea with all meals, this will encourage
them to come home early.
Kindly bear in mind that our store will be closed on the afternoons of Monday and Tuesday, the istand
2nd, but will be open both forenoons for the convenience of those who have forgotten to order Goldsworth
Tea for the occasion.
McPherson & McCammon
THE BAKER STREET GROCERS. Successors to Kirkpatrick & Wilson
_���_-_. NELSON. B. Q.~ ***mw
Mrs. W. Li Unest and daughters, of
Winnipeg, are visiting at S. P.
Shaw's, on Carbonate street.
John Armstrong, Lardo, aud Fred
Lowell, Slocan City, are guests at the
Royal hotel.
B. Parson of Slooan City,; and Thos.
Doods, Ymir, are registered at the
Waverley hotel.
Bert Pearson, Slocan City, Harry
Smith, Slooan City, and 3. H. Too-
good, Nebraska, are stopping at the
(.rand Central hotel.
John F. Bourne, solicitor and notary public of Ymir, and family, are
rusticating at J. J. Campbell's residence across the  river.
���M. C. Monnahan, Forty-Nine creek;
C. A. Procunier, Revelstoke; Matthew
Walls, Central City, Col., are registered at the Madden liouse.
The arrivals at the Phair yesterday
were: C. H. Ilutclnns, Toronto; J.
A. Macdonald, Kenneth Macdonald,
H. S. Wallace, Rossland; W. U. Ald-
ridaje, John S. Miller, Trail; K.I E.
Brett, City; G. 0. Buchanan, Kaslo;
A. R. Ludoux, New York; D. C.
Johnson, Everett, Wash.
H. & M. BIRD
The following are scores of the Nelson Ritle Association for Saturday and
Thursday last:
Saturday's Scores���
200     500 000 Tot'l
H. Bird 28       34 2? 80
Dr.  Hall 30       27 2li 83
A.   Carrie 34       27 21 82
H. Langford 25       211 15 69
Thursday's Scores���
II. J.   Robie 20       28 24 81
J   Simpson 28       22 22 72
Hi  Langford 21       23 26 70
Mcintosh 22       21 13 66
P. J.  DuttoD 2r>        16 14 55
J.   Roberts 18       18 18 54
Walley 18       23 2 43
J. Chtistie 21       14 4 39
These lots are opposite to Block 40
reserved by Government and on which
a school will probably be erected.
Lots 1 and 2, price 8575 for the two.
Lots 6, 7, and 8, price 8230 each
Several  houses  furnished   and   unfurnished for rent.
Pine China, Crockery, Glassware, House Furnishings and
B.r Supplies.
A large and well nc ected stock to choose from.
We carry the largest line of White Ware suitable for hotel use
tbis aide of   Vancouver.
Prices right.
Telephone 2ttl
���taker Street
From 5 to 8 p, in.
Rot au Fen and   Consomme Boyal
Baked Mountain Trout Itallenne
New England Boiled Dinner 25a
Sauto  of Spring Chicken   a   la   Meringue 35c.
Veal Fricassee Fiannciere 35o
Maoaronl and Cheese al la Bachemel 26o
Washington Cream   Pastry
Stuffed  Turkey au Madiera 5lo.
I'rime Ribs of Beef au Jus 35c
Leg of Young Veal with Dressing 35c
Macedoine with   French Dressing
Steamed Potatoes      Mashed Potatoes
Wax Beans Gaiden Peas
Lemon Cream Pie      Green Apple Pie
Strawberry Pie
EngliBb Plum   Podding   Brandy  aud
Hard Sauce
Strawberry  Ice Cream
Bargains! Bargains!
In China, Glass and Earthenware
Reduced 20 to 40 Per Cent on Usual Prices.
Excelsior Coffee
Has stood the many tests for years, and it still excels.
Excelsior Tea
Is something new, but it will soon speak for itself,
as it is one of the finest blends ever imported from
Ceylon, and has been packed especially for
Mixed Nuts
Assorted Cake


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