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Daily Edition No. 1074 ' ilbr,ry S3__o
Nelson,   British  Columbia, Thursday, June 27, 1901
Eleventh   Year
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ONE DOLLAR
PER HOUR
Big Wages Now Being Offered
Trackmen by G.P.R. at
Calgary.
Indignant Bishop at Halifax
Raises a Small Commotion.
Calgary, N. W. T., June 20.���The
first tiain ~_st since Sunday left
tliis afternoon. At Shagnupio Point,
four miles distant, a slide was partially cleared. After an inspection
hy the officials' an engir.o was firm
run across and the passengers on the
train watched operations. Then the
engine returned and the train was
drawn over. Kor about a mile there
was plain sailing but at Keith another washout had occurred and another
inspection was nectessary. This place
was safely ciossed. Cochrance was
reached, between which place and
Radnor there was auother washout.
At the latter point tho Imperial limited, castbo'ind, crsosed, and reported
all well. The rnn of thirty miles oc
.lupied three hours and a half. The
return journey on the cast bound was
easy. The Limited from the east today was seven hours late.
No train ran to Edmonton today,
The trackmeu are still out and determined and some of those who took
their places have left, although one
dollar per hour   is now being offered.
*4h
Halifax, N. S., June 20.-Bishop
Courtney, who befoie he was appointed
to the Anglican diocese of Nov�� Scotia, was rejtor of St. Paul's Church,
Itoston, made a scene at an entertainment in the eity last night. A London Bhowinan came here producing
an exhibition of moving pictures
representing the British navy aud
every day life of His Majesty's suil-
ors. After the performance the picture
of Edward VII. was thrown on, and
tbe band played "God Save the
King." A man,apparently in a great
hurry to leave the hall, started to go
with ids bat on. As he came down
the aisle he had to pass Bishop
Courtney. His Lordship looked at
him with dashing eyes and as he came
alongside the bishop rose and ivith
indignation struck off his hat, saying
as ho did so,"You ought to bo ashamed of yoiuself." The man stooped to
the ground and picked it up, looking
very sheepish, but beyond muttering some inaudible worns, made no
remonstrance. Such of the crowd as
saw the incident gave Bishop Courtney a cheer.
Montreal, June 20.���The remains
of the late James French, porter cn
Sir William Van Home's private car,
were interred at Mount Iioyai cemetery this afternoon, The funeral was
very largely attended by memberB of
the C. P. R. headquarters stuff and
others, to whom deceased was well
known. Sir William Van Home,
who returned from Cuba this morning
was Ihe principal mourner, and
among those who accompanied the remains from the residence of deceased
to the cemetery were President Shaug-
nsHy, General Manager McNIcoll and
Mr. James Robs, vice-president of the
Montreal Tramway Co.
Sir Wiliam Van Borne, who returned this morning from Cuba, where he
has 8,500 men al work on his railway
schemes, said lie never put his hand
to a project in which he had met with
loss obstruction or opposition. There
hud heen no demands, no blackmail,
but on thc contrary thc projectors
had the heaity good will of the people.
The depression In tne price of the
C. P. II. Btoek which has dropped two
and a half points in London in tho
past two days, is put down to the
banking crash in Berlin where Canadian Pacific w'as largely held. The
local price holds steady, notwithstanding the break abroad in today's mar-
ke, the price being for the most part
105.
Ottawa, June 20.���Some time ago
Detective Flannagon of the eity force,
was reduced to the ranks, that is he
was made a plain constable. Fliinnn-
gan resigned and now it is reported
that he intends laying charges against
the management of   the  po'ice force.
Chief Powell asks him to go ahead,
and the whole matter will be inquired' into by the police commission.
The new Baldwin compound locomotive, purchased by the Canadian Atlantic railway, for service between Ottawa and Montreal, showed speed this
uiumiug of 92% miles an hour for the
host mile, having four coaches. She
covered 25 miles in 23 minutes, including start and slowing up.
Windsor, Ont., June 2(i ���Chas. Ma-
lone aged 17, son of James Malor.e,
Hell river, was drowned Monday evening by the capsizing of a sail boat in
Lake St. Clair. His three companions
managed to get on tbe overturned
boat, and after clinging to hei bottom for seven hours, reached shore.
Victoria. II. C., June 20.���Mount
Baker hotel has been leased by the
(iovernment as the residence for the
Duke of Cornwall aod suite while iu
Victoria. They will install heating
apparatus and otherwise alter the
building to suit the convenience of the
distinguished party.
Montreal, June 20.���Captain Mae-
Kay, on the wrecked Orient Steam
Navigation Co.'s Lnstiaiiia, on the
rocks at Seal Cove, off Cape Ballard,
Nlld., wires that all 300 passengers
are saved, but their baggage is lost
and there is no hope of saving the
vessel.
Quebec, June 20.���All union cigar-
makers went out on sttike this morning. They want higher wages, which
employers refuse. They also decline
to deal with anion officials, and say
they will hold out for months if necessary.
.Shawville, Que., June 20,���The
large planing mill, sash and dcor factory of MeCrowdy and Hodgins was
burned this morning with out-buildings and a large stock of lumber.
Poit Dalbousie, Ont.,June 20.���Wm.
Melvin, stepson of Capialn Delaney,
St. Catherines, aged 20, upset while
canoeing and was drowned.
Salem, Ont. June 20.���Allan Reuter,
aged six, drowned in Grand river
today.
 ��� V.
TRAOKMEN ORGANIZE.
Resnlts   of   Meeting   Held  at   Union
Hall Yesterday Afternoon.
A meeting was held at the Miners'
Union hall yesterday afternoon by the
striking trackmen of Nelson division
of the C. P. R., to organize a lodge
and discuss the present situation.
There was a good attendance and after an address by T. U. McManamon,
the Nelson lodge of the Brotherhood
of Railway Trackmen of America was
formally organized. After the usual
routine bustnes had been transacted
committees were appointed to look
after things generally. One committee have undertaken to see that no disorder or damage is caused by the men
wbo are out on strike here, and to
watch that no "ringers" from outside
come in and cause damage and blame
it on the strikers.
The different speeches were ver}
temperate in tone, chiefly to the
effect that the men were determined
to win, but would stay strictly witli'.n
the law, and endeavor to gain their
ends bv legitimate means only. Votes
of thanks were passed to Messrs. E
Boyce, J. C. Clayton, nnd K. Moe, for
their services in presenting the track
men's side of the case to the public.
The men are very hopeful that the
heavy rains in so many sections will
greatly aid in bringing matters to a
crisis shortly. The bridgemen from
Laggnu to the Coast are said to have
gono out yesterday, with the likelihood of the loeal men going today.
The men say that the tracks east of
the eity will need attention soon, as
although tbe permanent ties and
rails were laid, the ballasting has not
been completed. The engine damaging the second track yesterday haB
left only one line mailable.
FIRST-CUSS
INSTITUTION
Among the Best in
Canada.
Great Improvement Has Been
Made In the Last Few
Years.
The attendance at the library during
the piesent month has commenced to
show the effects of summer weather
there being a considerable falling off
in thc number who take advantage of
the reading room privileges. During May there was an average of in
visitors a day. The books at present
are being classified under the decimal
system of cataloguing, which groups
all books of a class together in a manner whioh gives a reader great assistance in picking out a book wanted.
Shelves will be put In shortly on
which all government blue-books will
be kept on file lu a manner handy for
reference. The magazines for July
that have been received to date are
Harper's, Ainslee's, Wide World, New
Illustrated and Strand.
The Nelson hospital is one of the
public institutions of whioh tbe citizens have good cause to be proud. Between Winnipeg and the Coast there
are none superior to it in equipment
and conveniences for handling surgical
cases, and general hospital practice.
The progress made by the institution
in the past few years has been indeed
of great importance. The hospital
has grown by reason of its excellence, made possible by the hard-
work, and in many cases self-denying
efforts of those who were connected
with it,as staff, directors, and outside
persons interested in it.
The site, which covers two acres of
ground, is in one of the brightest and
airest locations in Nelson, and the
building has been skillfully planned
to allow the windows of the various
wards to look over some of the grandest scenery cf the Kootenays.
The original building, which did
duty for a few years, has beeen converted upstairs into two general
wurds and downstairs into a dining
room. The new wing consists of
kitchen and furnace room In the
basement,reception and store rooms on
the ground Uoor.operating room, general ward and private wards on the
first lloor, and nurses' rooms, private
wards, etc., on tbe second oor. There
are also bath rooms on each lloor. Besides the main building there is a cottage hospital for maternity cases, containing ten wards. When the cottage
hospital was first built it was intended to use it for quarters for tbe
nurses, but it was found to be more
convenient for the purpose that it is
now used for, so rooms were fitted up
for the nurses in the upper story of
the main building.
Altogether there are three general
wards, two for men and one for women, giving accommodation for 21
patients, and Bi\ private wards, in the
main part, which is heated by hot
air. The cottage hospital has a steam
heating system. In both bindings tbe
ventilation is first class, being of the
most modern principle. The whole
of tbe main building has just been
newly painted and kalsomined.
The first thing that strikes the visitor to tbis hospital is the surprisingly home like and cheerful appearance
the rooms aud interior present, as
different from the gloomy and depressing air of the average hospital as
well could be imagined.
One of the most important features
of the institution is the maternity
ward, whi ;h has proved to be a great
success since it wns first inaugurated.
In this section private patients receive
a care and trained attention which it
is practically impossible to receive at
home, oven under tbe most favorable
conditions.
The present staff is a most efficient
and able one, consisting of Dr. O. E.
Doherty, house physician, who is a
graduate of Trinity University, and
Trinity Medical Bohool, Toronto, also
of the state boards of New York,
Missouri and Iowa; Miss E. Des-
Brisay, a graduate of Victoria Jubilee hospital, the matron, and Misses
M. McKecn, C. Eraser, and E. Ferris, are also from tho Victoria hospital, Miss E. Gray from an English
hospital, and Miss Bushlield from the
Guelph general hospital,are the regular staff. Besides these trained
nurses, there are four probationers,
Misses E. Howe, B. Menzics, M.Smith
and E. McKenize.
Despite the large number of serious
cases that have been treated at the
hospital, the percentage of deaths in
ono of the smallest of any hospital in
Canada or.the United States. Tbe city
doctors take month about in visiting
the hospital, and privnto patients of
course have the choice of bringing
their own doctors  to attend them.
THE CITY
i 	
! The sidewalk on Hoover street, between Stnnley and Waid Btreets is
completed.
The   auction   sale   of furniture and
NAlcnn'"! _~MlAra.   Hnmiitrll   IS I cttects ut the residence of Mrs.   Arch-
eison s uenerai nu_.pnai i��jbold wlll bocon,inued ,odaj at 2p,
m., a large amount   of thc  good!  yet
remaining to be dispsed of.
A new front is being placed in the
corner store on Hall and Baker street.
The premises are also undergoing
alterations and a gang of men are
now engaged on the work.
The Carpenters' union at their meeting last evening decided to take part
in the Trades procession on Dominion
Day and are arranging a float, to iep-
resent some feHture of mechanical construction.
,C. P. McRostie of this eity has been
appointed secretary of the Provincial
Christian Endeavor Union, and will
have charge of the correspondence of
the Provincial Endeavor Convention
whi3h will be held in this city during
.September.
The pipe organ for St. Saviour's
Ch)uol> iB on the way to Nelson and
the representative of the company that
manufactured it will be here in a
few days to install it. It will be the
largest and most valuable church organ in tbe Kootenays.
The Nelson hose team has received
an invitation from the Grand Forks
fire department to take part in their
contest on July the lirst. This meant
that the Nelson toys will be unable
to go and that the Grand Forks runners will not be here. The Kossland
team is willing to come to Nelson if
the prizes offered are made more valuable.
W. F. Teetzel A Co. have placed
their window on the corner of Jose-
phi, e and Baker streets at the disposal of the celebration committee for
the display of the Dominion Day
prizes where some of them are now on
exhibition. There are BOme valuable,
artistic and useful prizes whioh indicate good taste and judgment on the
part of the committee in selecting
them.
Today the weekly half day holiday
returns and the storekeepers who have
shown their approval of tbe movement
are still intent on supporting it. A
variety of attractions have been arranged for th_se disposed for an aftei>
noon's enjoyment. Tho hardware men
do not seem to be able to come to a
mutual understanding regarding the
matter notwithstanding the fact that
they agreed to close at the commencement.
A meeting of the lieonsc commissioners was held at the city hall yesterday afternoon for the purpose of
considering applications for hotel
licenses. Mayor Fletcher, Alderman
Irving and J. Dover, the members of
the committee, weie present. The
application for the transfer of the license from .Sol Johns to John Love 11
Smith, and. the one from Reisterer A
Clements lo Reisterer at Vaughan
were granted and the applications for
renewals to all the hotels, saloons and
wholesale liquor stores were granted
without opposition. That was all the
business to be discharged and the
commissioners  adjourned.
The semiannual meeting of the A.
O. P. Star of Kootenay Lodge No. 8812
was held last evening in Fraternity
hall for the purpose of electing the
officers foi the next half year. The
following were appointed: W. McMillan, past chief ranger; T. H.
Burkholder, chief ranger; G. H. Fraser, sub.-chief ranger; J. N. Dier,
secretary; W. H. Lee, treasurer; W.
Archer, senior woodward; A. G. Williams, junior woodward; F. Deacon,
senior beadle; G. Dart, junior beadle;
Dr. Hawkey, medical officer. A past
chief ranger jewel was presented to P.
Swiffen, and E. J. McGregor was added to the list of members.
A fight oimrred on the street the
other day when the crrabRtants were
trying to settle some dispute in tke
good old way by a display of muscular
Christianity. Blood flowed freely from
both parties to the controversy which
only increased tho excitement, flow
the affray would havo terminated
will never be known for the police arrived on the scene and W. Brown and
his antagonist, Thomas Powell, were
invited to attend at the police court
yesterday morning. There Police
Magistrate Crease settled the dispute
foi them by exacting a fine of 815 and
costs from the former and acquitting
the latter. It was diown that Brown
was the aggressor nnd made the first
attack and that Powell wns only acting on the defensive and was not looking for trouble. The fine was paid
and the combatants are not walking
on different sides of the Btreet.
When Tamblyn's Tenible Tamless
Tigers meet McFarland's Merry but
Merciless; Muffers, in the great lacrosse match tu take plnce at the recreation grounds on Saturday afternoon, there promises to be one of the
largest gatherings of the season to
witness the struggle. Dr. Lallan,
field captain of the M. M. M. M.'s, is
confident that he will wear the laurels, while John Houston, who will
through
AN ATTEMPT
TO WRECK
Switch in
Turned
Cranbrook Yards
With  Serious
Results.
Engineer and  Fireman Attacked With Stones and
Former Hurt.
A dastardly attempt to wreck a C.
P. R. train was made at Cranbrook
early Tuesday morning and as (i result the engineer is in the hospital
and the engine is a  hopoloss wreck.
A heavy freight train was pulling
out from Cranbrook for the west.
Owing to the heavy grade encountered
as soon as the town is left the train
was to be pulled up in two sections.
The engil e pulled the first one ovei
the grade and returned for tlie re
mainder of the train. It was attached to the cars and again polled ont
for tbe west. The switch light signalled that the line was clear but
when the engine approached it bounded from the track and went plunging
over the bank. At the same instant
a volley of rocks struck the cab, one
going through tlie window and striking the fireman on the head. The engine was badly smashed and the driver was taken from the wreck in an
unconscious condition. lie was removed to tbe hospital where be was
made as comfortable as possible and
it is repotted that lie is doing well.
News of the wreck soon spread
through the town and a large posse
of men turned out to hunt for the perpetrators of the deed. The company
��� mnie.liatcly had dodgers printed announcing that tbey would pay SI,0110
reward for the arrest and conviction
Of the guilty parties. Talk of lynching the culprits was freely indulged
in by the indignant citizens and had
they beeu captured they would have
had an uncomfortable quarter of nn
hour. There Is much speculation as
to the reason of the outrage and what
could have actuated those responsible
for it. The position of tho switch
and the light, the latter being turned
back to report "all clear," alter the
former had been thrown open, indicates that the work was done by a
railway man. The volley of rocks, of
course, disposes of any idea that it
might have beeu an accident.
Under the circumstances the striking trackmen are connected with the
wreck, but the men indignantly deny
that they had anything to do with it.
They point out thut they know they
will ruin their   cause by resorting   to
vate capital interested, notwithstanding tlie large amount contributed by
the mining companies of that dis-
tirct.
"Work would havej been started before this only for the arrangement of
some minor "details. We made some
promises���which we can not make
public now���befoie the charter was
granted, and this is what is causing
the delay.'' He expects to leave for St.
Paul in less than 10 days, when all
matters will be settled.
Here Colonel Brayton sightly intimated he might be in consultation
with tbe Great Northern. He went
on to say if they could not get a railroad company to take the'matter np
the road would be built by private
capital.
The properties by which the road
will pass are those belonging to the
London Consolidated Company, Richelieu Mining Company, Commonwealth Mining Company, Hazel May
Company, X-Ray Compauy and a number of others within a radius of 120
miles, while the Sullivan and North
Star groups will be on the line, but
tbey are neater Fort Steele. It is expected a smelter will be erected at the
bay before the end of this year. This
is the reason why the Crawford Bay
Railroad company is desLous to start
work on the line at tlie earliest date
possible.
SOUNDS LIKE A THREAT.
Russia's Latest Utterance on Tariff
Dispute���Further Reprisals.
St. Petersburg, June 24.���On competent authority the correspondent ot
the Associated Press is able to say
that the Russian minister of finance
regards Secretary Gage's explanation
of the petroleum question to be beside
the point. Russia has adopted reprisals in the form of increased duties un
American goods for the second time,
not because a ceitatn shipment of petroleum was taxed at an unduly high
rate, because it was not accompanied
with a certificate as to its origin, but
because Russia does not admit the
correctness of Secretary Gage's inler-
pretion of the tariff laws of the United
ed States. Section 020 of these laws
places naphtha and the products of
n.ii htha, on the free lists unless the
country to which they are exported
charges duty on similar articles from
the United States. Russia does not
think that these laws authorize the
collection of a tax on paraffine mado
In Great Britain from Russian naphtha, as decreed by Secretay Gage in
his circular of Marjh last. According
to the Russian press, this circular
is generally regarded as the answer of
the United Slates in the matter of the
Russian reprisals, and this opinion
has never been corrected.
The impression has been conveyed
to the correspondent of the Associated
Press that the nope of Secretary Gage
that Secretary of State Hay will succeed in   explaining these   matters   to
���    , , . . ,���.���.,.      ,      .the satisfaction of M. DeWitte will be
such   lawless acts and implicit orders I ....
, , . .u���. _...i���. ���.^o-,���,,_. Un   vain.    If   further   action   against
Russian trade is taken by thc   United
have been given that strict order must
be maintained. Also, as they have
mucb to expect from the engineers and
firemen in the way of sympathetic
help they, would not be foolish
enough to do anything to antagonise
that element. It is thought here that
the deed was committed by some discharged yard men who took advantage of tho strike to make the company the victim of their spite in the
hope that the trackmen would be held
responsible for it.
CRAWFORD HAY ROAD.
Col
Com-
Brayton   Says   it   Will Bi
menced   Very Shortly.
When Col. N. Wi Brayton, Is away
fiom home he seems more disposed lo
take the papers into Ills confidence
than when ha is nearer home, lie was
in Spokane the other day and ran foul
of the Spokesman-Review nnd told
that papal about the Great Northern's intentions regarding its proposed lino from Crawford Bay to Fort
Steele.    The Review snyB;
"We have been granted a charter to
build a railroad from Crawford llay,
on Kootenay lake, to Fort Steele, a
distance of TO miles. Twelve miles,
starting from tlie bay, will be completed this tail aud trains will he
operating."
This statement was made last even-
m.   n     uj-a.   _eni.aa.uj   ...      v....      ...
their solicitor and homcfleld man, W.
Plans for the new school  house  are
being called for from   the local architects and they aro now at work on the
task of preparing them.   They are re-
{���quired to be In by the 12th of July.
pilot the T. T. T. T.   outfit,
tlie fray,   is   equally   sanguine.    The,
M.'s   met yesterday In    the   office of   Ing by Colonel N. W. Brayton of lias-
" C, who camo down   to Spokane
| last evening.    Continuing,    .Mr. Bray
ton said;
i     "The chartei has been issued in tin
| nameB of   Robert   Irving,   manager of
thc Kaslo   A   Slocan  rail load; Atlor-
and my
States, Russia's answer will follow
in duo season. Speaking of these
mutters, the informant of the correspondent of the Associated Press said :
"Thc entire trade of thc United
States with Russia can he lost while
awaiting the decision of tho court,
and unless the matter is hastened,
I understand the case comes before tho
lower court next November. The
Americans are apparently not in a
hurry to resume business, which is
now falling in the hands of the German people."
A very enjoyable social timo was
spent nt the Congregational church
lust evening. The pastor has somewhat spoiled liis people by encouraging them to be late nnd last evening
they took advantage of the fact by commencing thc affair about nn hour after tlie time arranged. Prior to the
refreshment part of thc programme a
musical entertainment wus provided
the notable feature of whicli was
an instrumental duet by the Misses
I'.merson which wns very well rendered. Other selections of nn enjoyable
character were a violin solo by Mr.
Leblane, vocal solo, Miss Zella Emerson, Instrumental] Miss Tyres, solo,
Mrs. Cameron, solo Miss Hanson, instrumental Miss Harvey, and instrumental Miss By re I Emerson. There
was a fairly good attendance and the
strawberries as well as tlie ice cream
were as enjoyable as tho company.
i lo, B
A.  Macdonald, K. C, and after drawing up their wills, decided upon their
sostumcB.    They   arc     keeping   their
deolillon to themselves.    The R. M. K. I
hand will be in   attendance.    The ad-1
mission   fee is fixed   at 2ft cents, with
indies   free   entrance   to   the    grand I
stand.    The proceeds will   be devoted I ney Wheeler of Nelson, B. C
to thc hospital. J own.    We have a large amount uf pri
Jim Bowes o* Silverton, and Wm.
Walmsley of Snndon, two of the best
known hotel keepers in the Kootenays, havo purchased thu business nf
the Glue Pot saloon in Nelson. The
Glue Pot will now be a favorite meeting place for Slocan visitorR in the
Kootenay metropolis. W. Walmsley
will be In charge in NcIboh.���Silver-
tonian. '
Nelson  Daily Miner,   Thursday.   June 27,  1900
The Nelson Miner
Published   Kvory Moraine Kxoept   Monday
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ordor of Nelson Publishing Company,
Limited.
A loxondor & Co.. 521 First Avenue, Spokane,
Wash., keen this paper on Ale, and are cur
authorized agents for advertisements and subscriptions.
We beg to announce that we have made ar_angements
with Mr, H. Moses, who comes highly recommended by
his late employers, the Spokane Dry Goods Co., at
Spokane, to
Make Up Fur Garments,
Repair Fur Garments,
Remodel Fur Garments, and to
Renovate Fur Garments generally.
This is a rare opportunity for the people of Nelson and vicinity to
have their Fur Coats, Capes, MutTs, Collars, Caps, Cuffs, etc., thoroughly repaired and made to look new and fashionable.
If so desired, Mr, Moses will be glad to call at your residence,
inspect the garments, submit patterns of latest styles, and give estimates of the cost ol the work required.
TELEPHONE    NO.    13.
A HURRIED TRIP KAST.
���  wtftSl
The news dispatches of a few days
ago conveyed the Intelligence that Mr.
Turner, Piovincial Treasurer, had
gone East. No intimation of any
kind was given as to the nature of
his mission. The Victoria Post supplies the information necessary to
complete the announcement, and in
teresting reading it makes. We reproduce its article in full:
"The Hon. J. II. Turner has started off for Ottawa in a hurry. His
departure was not expected io Victoria, and in lact was not decided on
till the afternoon ou which he left.
It was given out that he had gone
to Toronto on private business. As a
matter of fact he hus gone to Ottawa
on public business. The business has
not beeu divulged, because it involves
a serious difference of opinion between tbe Dominion and Provincial
Governments, in whicli the Provincial Government stands to get very
much the worst of it. It is hinted
that Lauiier and his Cabinet, who
bave no love for the Dunsmuir crowd,
have been using some very peremptory
lauguage, so peremptory in fact that
the presence of a Cn.binet Minister at
Ottawa was deemed a matter of urgent importance, Neither Mr. Dunsmuir nor Attorney-General Ebeits
has any desire to repeat his experience of Ottawa; in fact there are reasons why the present negotiations
could not be entrusted to Attorney-
General Eberts, and Dunsmuir could
not go alone. It is hinted that
there are indications of disallowance
on such a colossal scale as would
bring on a grave constitutional crisis,
were it not.tbit tlie Provincial Government has placed itself in an impossible position and tbat the Dominion has a practioally impregnable
case. As Attorney-General Eberts is
supposed to have been the inspiring
agency of most of the legislation in
question, he could not very well go to
Ottawa to attempt to save the situation, besides his being persona in-
gratissima there. So the Hon. J. II.
Turner has been hurried off to make
the best bargain be can and to prevent open disagreement. The Provincial Government,if matters come to
a crisis, will not be able to take a
stand on tbe popular ground of Provincial rights, as they have left too
many obvious openings through which
to be attacked without any interference with Provincial rights. What is
making the Government ho nervous is
the fact that unless matters are arranged it. will be held up to ridicule
among people with whom it is already intensely unpopular. Certainly tlie departure of Mr. Turner for
Ottawa is the most rapid thing the
Government has done since tlie Hon.
James Dunsmuir has come into
power."
For the truth of any of this we
cannot, ol course, vouch, but assume
thai the Victoria editor would not
send out such statements without reasonable ground for believing them to
contain the facts of the ease. That
the mission was a hurried one and
unexpected, we aie entitled to conclude from another dispatch only a
day or two older, which raid that Mr.
Turner would not leave for his now
situation in London until the autumn, as lie was averse to malting tin;
trip across the continent during the
heat of the .summer months. And it
is by no menus unlikely thai there is
disagreement between the two Governments ou account of Provincial legislation. Tlie "business Government"
which a succcsion of accidental circumstances has installed at Victoria,
and which is being maintained hy
corruption so .shameless that it Is not
thought to be necessaiy to make even
a pretence of concealing it, hus succeeded in its short term in musing a
sad mess of things, and It will cause
hut little surprise if it shall turn out
that it is being taken to task hy tho
Government at Ottawa.
Hccausu Japanese fishermen nre signing agreements Id supply the canneries at canners' piices it is said that
"trouble is imminent.' meaning that
white Hshermcu will Interfere. Why
should ther; be trouble'.' It may be
an unfortunate thing that there aro
Jnpaliese in tlio country, and doubly
unfortunate that they will work for
a scale less than that demanded by
whites; and it may be quite true that
tho whites are justified In demanding
the higher ooale. All this muy be
granted,   although   there   are  plenty
Hudson's Bay Company.
who will dispute it. But if it were
ever so true, there is no pen on in
Canada, and no class of persons, invested with the right ta interfere
with the perfect freedom of others to
work for whatever scale they may
choose to accept. Trouble in such a
case would mean lawless violence, and
under the laws and customs of Can-
aria, and the traditions with which
they are enriched, this is not to be
permitted. The cause of Unionism
will be strengthened if the leaders in
it will make <t understood that no
Unions can afford to encourage lawlessness among a people with whom
law is something to be venerated.
A Victoria paper publishes the following paragraph, und credits it to
The Minor: "When the people voted
subsidies to build railroads, the sum
they gave was counted as capital invested, and they have been paying an
interest on the money they gave!
And they will always have to pay an
interest on it until the public owns
and operates the roads. Think of
people paying an interest on their
donations!'1 We do not know where
tbis first appeared, but it was certainly not in The Miner, which makes it
a practice to avoid talking   nonsense.
To get from Marcus to Republic, a
distance of forty miles, it will be
necessary for tbe Great Northern to
build eighty-three miles of railway.
The line will run direct north from
Marcus until it gains British Columbia territory; then due west until it
rocrosses the Kettle River for the
sixth time, near Carson, after which
it takes a bend to the north-west and
circles around to Midway. From Midway south the route is fairly direct.
It is expected to havo the road completed and in operation this year.
This leafy month of June will start an
increased demand for
KERR'S COOL
OLOTHIM...
Our Summer Clothing wns selected
with the most painstaking care. No
other store thnt we know of is so particular about the character of its light
weight garments. They combine cool-
nees and dressy style, comfort and
economy.
LINEN AND PIQUE SKIRTS
Made plain, made witli flare, mnde
with flounce, or made with embroidery insertion. We have all styles
that can be called new and winning,
at 81.00, 8125, 81.50, 82.00, 82.25,
82.75, 83.00, and up to 86.00.
CORSETS
Made of White Wachuset Net with
cane end steel fillings; long'or
short waist, at 50c, 75c, 81.00 and
81,50.
BLOUSES
Newness in Blouses���We have received another shipment of White
Blouses. The latest in bolero
effects, tucked effects, and lace
trimmed ; 81.50, 82.00, 82.25, 82/75,
83 00, 83.75, and |4.00.
Agents for Standard Patterns.
! Baker and Ward Sts.
1    NELSON.      -      -      B.C.
The hon. member for Nelson is
greatly disturbed over the idea that
there might or could be a monopoly
of electric lighting in thi6 city, but
he was ready enough to suppoit thc
Dunsmuir Government in deciding
to impose the much greater evil of a
railway monopoly on Southern Hritish
Columbia. The very hon. member's
abhorrence of monopoly rises and
fails with the change of circumstances.
WORKING 84   HOURS A  DAY.
There's no rest for those tireless
workers���Dr. King s New Life Pills.
Millions are always busy, curing
Torpid l.ivei. Jaundice, Biliousness,
Fever and Ague. They banish Sick
Headache, drive out Malaria. Never
gripe or weaken. Small taste nice,
work wonders. Try them. 25 at
Canada Drug at Rook Co.
UNION   LABOR
Buy    Only   Union - Made   Shoes.
WORKERS UNintn
J(JNIOf^j��STAMP|
HactoryN? 88
This stamp used by the JOHN Mc-
PHERSON CO., Limited, of Hamilton,
the   only Union Factory in Canada. -
CALL ON THE
NELSON WINE CO.
and try a bol.t.lo, a d07.cn, or a Inure! of
OALGARY BEER as it is the bom and
ciicapoHt on tho market. Aluo try our
WINES,     LIQUORS     and     CIGARS.
FRANK  A.
'l'ailo.hon    93.
TAMBLYN. M.......
H. & M. BIRD
BROKEN HILL BLOCK.
FOB SALE.
8285 Lots 15 and lli Block 44F,
Robson   street.
8000 Lot G, Block 1!), Victoria street
and house 22x14.
81,000 Two story house and lot on
Cedar Street, close to Siliea
street, all improvements. Only
870(1 cash balance easy   terms.
FOB RENT.
8.10 Two    story   liouse   on     Latimer
street, all   modern improvements,
830 Furnished house on Victoria street
west, all modern improvements.
815 Cottage on Ward street, five rooms.
82U House on Robson street,   close   to
Stanley.
820 House   on   Mill street,     close   to
Josephine.
828 Furnished   house    on    Carbonuto
stroet.
Gamble &   O'Reilly
Civil   Klin!lifer.   .rovl~rl.il   Laud
Hiirvryorn, Heal KkUIv nnil In.
Miriinr.    icons.
FOR   SALE.
Furnished house and two lots on Robson Street, nenr Kootenay Street.
Hath room; wash house. Laid
out In garden and fruit trees.
:i lots, northwest corner Houston nnd
Ward streets (j.iiso
Lots 1 and 2, block 88, lot lO.block 80,
Bogustown.
Lot 11, block 14, city of Nelson.
Hammocks
SEE OUR WINDOW
Best Assortment
BEST VALUE
LAND ACT.
Take notice that I intend to apply
80 days after date to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works at Victoria, H.C., to purchase the following
described vucant Crown Lands In the
District of West Kootenay, 11. C.;
Commencing at a post' plnntcd on
the West line of Lot 302, group 1, West
Kootenay District und about 200 ft.
from North West Corner of the Baid
lot, and which post is marked "James
Cronin's North-West Corner," thence
west HO chains, thence south 80
chains, thence east 80 ohoins, thence
north 80 chnins to place of beginning,
containing (140 acres more or less.
JAMES CRONIN.
Dated,  the Kith day of June, 1901,
NOTICE   TO    CONTRACTORS   AND
OTHERS.
Genernl laborers, gnrdeners, rock
men, etc., will be furnished free of
charge to nil persons requiring help
of this Kind by applying to the Secre-
*ary, Nelson Laborers' Protective Un-
F��k.r_t>  Nolson, B.C  ion, Hox 237, NelBon, B. 0.
Come Early and Get
Choice.
Canada Drug and
Book Co., Ltd.
Hammocks
West Transfer Co.
Coal and  Wood.
Agents Imperial Oil Oo. Ltd.
Blairmore Coal,    -   $6.75
Crow's   Nest   Coal,   $6.15
Anthracite,    -    -    $10.75
DELIVERED.
No order can he accepted unless
accompanied by cash.
Office on  Baker Street Tel. 117
FOR SALE
Reynolds' Livery   Stable
ON HALL  STREET
Will Be Sold Cheap
Three years lease on 'ground
property   at  $10.00
per month.
Apply to
E. fi. CAMERON, Agiit
Baker Street.
Atlantic S.S. Sailings
From Modi real
Allan Lino Parisian J uly li
Allan Lino Aii8t.ralui.inn July 13
Allan Lino Corinthian July 211
BoavorLino Wassan July 6
Heaver Line Lake Champlain July 12
Beaver Line Lake Mcgantic Julv 1!)
From Portland, "Mo.
Dominion Line Dominion July (I
Dominion Lino Ciunbronian July 13
From Boston
Dominion Line Common wealth  July 3
Dominion Lino Now England luly 17
Cunard Lino Ivcrnia July 0
Cunard Lino Saxon ia July 20
From New York
White Star Lino Germanic July :t
White Star Line Cymric July in
White Star Line  MtjckUc July 17
Cunard Line Ktruria July ��
Cunard Lino Sorvla Julyil
Cunard Line   Campania July IM
American Lino St, Paul July 10
American Lino Pt. Louie Inly 17
Anchor Line Astoria  July 6
Anchor Lino Anchoria July 13
French Lino La Champagno July I
Kronen Lino Lu GflBOOgno luly 11
N. G. L. Kuiserin Maria Theroela July I)
Hamburff-Anuiricaii Douteohland    July II
Kor further particular..apply to
H. L. BROWN,
City Passenger Agout, NoIhou, B. C.
W. P. F. CU.MM.NU8.
Uansrnl 8.8. Awnl. C.P.R. om-es. Wlnnlnog.
Royal Bakery un Grocery
COR. VERNON ~ HALI. STS,
A new stock of Groceries, Fruit,
Confectionery.
Home-made Bread, Pies, Cakes
and Rolls delivered fresh every day
to any part of the city.
GIVE AIE A GALL
S. D. HOWELL, Prop.
CITY  OF  NELSON
Notice is hereby given thnt the first
sittings of the Annual Court of Hevis-
ion of the Mnnieinlity of the City of
Nelson will be held in the Council
Chamber at the City otlices, Nelson,
on Wednesday tbe 10th duy of July
next at 10 o'clock a. m., for tlie purpose of hearing complaints against
the assessment as made hy the assessor, and for revising and collecting
the assessment roll.
J. K. STRACHAN,
City Clerk.
Nelson, B.C., May 38th, 11)01.
E. J. SCOVIL
MINING IIKOKEV, AOTARV PIIB-M
Wlndermoro Mines.   Conesrondono.-ollcltoil
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5 J. Q. NELSON, Manager. |
1        Furniture Dealers, |
1        Undertakers and Embalmers.      fe
4 BABY CARRIAGES
i GO-CARTS
| RECLINING GO-CARTS
From $10.00 up *$;
From $2.50 up sj
From $13.50 up  tf:
3  VERANDAH CHAIRS f
I RATTAN CHAIRS |
g Reception, Easy and  Large  Rockers  *f.
I PARLOR SUITS f.
-S Reception Chairs, Couches, Lounges, Divans. i!
S   THE MARSHALL SANITARY MATTRESS.   |
__. <p
.5         ������������. ���r-_-���   S;
West Kootenay Butcher Co.
ALL   KINDS   OF
Fresh   and    Salted   Heats
WHOLESALE  AND RETAIL
Fisn and Poultry in Season
E.  C.   TRAVES.   Manager.
W.-W.-C. Block, Ward St..eet, Nflson.
Otders by mail receive careful and prompt attention
PIERRE   BROS.
Ladies' a.Dd Gents' Merchant Tailors and Dyers,
Suits L'ade to Order, Cleaned, Dyed, Altered and Secured-
Josephine St., Opposite Clarke Hotel.
Mail Orders Solicited. P. O. Box 634
P. BURNS & CO.
Wholesale aod Retail Meat Merchants
HEAD OFFICE NELSON, U. C
^ JL.1    If If I Fff ^___fv_9
Branch Markets in Rossland, Trail, Nelaon, Kaslo
Sandon. Three Forks, New Denver and Slocan City.
Order* by mall to ai��v branch will have careful a*4 oromot attention.
SEASONABLE GOODS
"    BIRD   CAGES
RUBBER    GARDEN   HOSE
COTTON   GARDEN   HOSE
FISHING   TACKLE
Our stock is now complete in the above lines.    Call and be
convinced that the most complete stock
is carried  by the
LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.
THE   TONTINE   SAVING
ASSOCIATION
Home OHlce Minneapolis, Minn.
Victorin, li. C, May 80th, 1001.
Mr. .Ino. T, Pierre, Nelson:
Dear Friend .lolin,���Yonr favor from
Kaslo duly received with $5.00 enclosed und herewith please find
receipt for same, also herewith
please find four contracts for Sam and
one for Malonc. Ilnsiness, I am pleased to say, is just booming here and
I tell yon they nre talking Tontine
good now. This is the list of payments I have made this week:
P, Crombie...81H0 Dr.Lewi.Hall.8880
A.McLaggftn.. 480 Harry Maynatd 320
Tom aSarantis.  1110 A.   Bancroft... (100
Jos.P Kiowart 1(10 I). T. Scott mil
.Ion. JVtayer  100 II. I.lebenbaum  100
II. .1. Case���  100 N. .Shakespeare 320
81280 82240
83,580 is pretty nice I tell vou and
always looking for more. So just tell
your friends to get aboard. I have
now myself 30 and hope to got It to
BO before long. With best wishes to
you, I remain yours very truly,
' FRED CARM,*.Ir.,
General Agent B.O,
Por  further  information    nnnly   to
JOHN T. PIERRE, sub-aflent, Nelson.
GALT COAL.
For domestic or steam use.
A full supply always on
hand.
Rates to all railway and
lake points.
W. P. TIERNEY,
General Agent
Tel. No. 265.
Office ��� Two doors west
C.P.R   offices.
PATENTS
Caveats, Designs, Copyrights and
Trade Murks obtained iu Oiinuda
and all foreign countries.
TRETHEWEY & BRITTAIN.
Room 8, Bank of British North
America, Hastings Htr.o^. Van-
oouvar
>
��
About that second hand article of
yours. You'll sell it if you'll advertise it in The Miner want ool.nin '���:���������
_\elson Daily Mine., Thupsjw. June 27,  1901
%   T$
TODAY'S REGATTA.
Drawing For the Junior Event to He
Rowed This Afternoon.
The drawings for the preliminary
heats in the junior four cared contest
were made last evening and as a result the following races will be rowed this afternoon commencing at 1.30:
First heat��� F. Forbes vs. N. 8.
Fraser.
Second heat���0. S. Somerville vs. F..
Pnllen.
Third beat���11. Mciieatb vs. J. A.
Newport.
0. Nase, bye.
Fourth heat���Winner of first vs.
winner of second.
Fifth heat���Winner of 3rd vs. Nase.
The finals will be rowed on Monday
afternoon in connection with the ac-
quatic hports, The members of the
crews are requested to be Lon hand
promptly this   afternoon.
The new boats for tlie club arrived
last evening and will be ready for the
water tonight. They are very handsome and will be of great assistance
in producing the speed of the cluh's
oarsmen. They will make their first
public appearance on Monday afternoon iu the senior four-oared event.
WATER   CARNIVAL.
Grand aSpeotacu'ar  Event on the Lake
Next Monday Night.
The committee in charge of the
water carnival, to take place next
Monday night, are rapidly completing
all arrangements and promise the best
attraction of the kind ever given in
the Province. Extraordinary interest
is beinaj displayed by the owners of
boats in their decoration and the com
petition for the prizes in all classes
will be very keen. The decorations
will be[of a much more elaborate form
than attempted at any previous celebration. The craft will be formed in
two lines, instead of one, to be more
easily handled by the tugs that will
tow ihein. Thc course will be as before from tbe C, P. R. wharf to the
city wharf.
The fireworks this year will be on a
magnificent scale. Tbey will be set
off from a barge stationed across the
lake which will allow the spectators
to get the full advantage of them
Men will be stationed on the side of
the mountain across the lake where
red fire and Chinese lanterns will be
generously displayed. The band of
Norris at Howe's circus will be present to assist the local musical organ
lift-tons.
The barge upon which the fancy
dress ball will take place will be
moored at the end of the city wharf.
Warabold's orchestra has been engag
ed to provide the music.
First
I *JDR?
^ CREAM
BAKING
VWWL
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Avoid  Hakluff Powder,  containing
alum.   Thuy ure Injurious to health
son, to James Hubbard of Nelson:
Fornham, from Albert Grey of Fort
Steele, to John Dean, mining broker
of Rotsland. Certificates of Impiove-
ments���Bonanza, Big 2, Neb. Girl,
Franklin, Porcupine, to Jno. S. Clute.
Bill ANIMAL   CIRCUS COMING.
With Norris at Rowe's big trained
animal shows which will exhibit in
this eity next Monday afternoon and
evening under their large waterproof
tents will h�� s.en winy new and novel animal acis at. many new special
features have Been added. The performance given by 'he clever animals
with Norris A Rowe's shows is nothing 3hort of marvelous. The funny
clown dogs, and only trained Harlem
goat, the wondefrui little elephants,
the only trained African zebra, the
seventy trained Shetland ponies, the
comical monkeys,and the only trained
lios Indicus, in this country give a
performance that cannot be excelled.
Norris at Rowe are the originators of
this form of amusement and stand to
day without a doubt,tbe most successful animal trainers in the world. The
little pets with this show ar i taught
to perform their various feats through
kindness; and it is a good moral lesson for every boy, and girl. This
will be the farewell tour of the show.
A grand free spectacular street carnival and new big parade will be giv
en on the morning of the exhibition in
connection with the Trades procession
at which time the entire company of
over 300 animal actors will he seen
decked out in their gay trappings
SAYS HE WAS  TORTURED.
"I suffered such pain from corns I
could hardly walk," writes H. Robinson, Hillsborough, Ills.,"but Buck-
len's Arnica Salve completely cured
them." Acts like magic on sprains
briiises, cuts, sores, scalds, burns,
ulcers. Perfect healer of skin diseases and piles. Cure guaranteed by
Canada Drug A Book Co.
CELEBRATION EVENTS.
Rough Draft   of   thc   Programme   for
Noxt Week's Festivities.
The following draft of the times   at
which the   various   events   will   take
place in connection with   the eelebru
tion on   Monday   and   Tuesday   next
has been   issued   by   Hugh   Cameron
secretary of the commutes:
MONDAY.
10.00 a. rn.���Monster Trades' Proces
Bon, and parade of Norris Bros. Dog
and Pony Show,accompanied by bandB.
First prize, cup valued at 8150:
second prize solid brass bedstead;
third prize bedroom suite.
1 :��) p. m.���Regatta, including
four-oared races, tingle and double
canoe races, sailing races, etc.
1,80 p. m.���Uuoiting contests.
2.00 p. m.���Drilling  Contest,
prize, silver cup valued at 8125.
2,00 p. m. ���Foot rjces.
8 00 p- m.���Football match, Kaslo
vs. Nelson.
0.80 p. in.���Bicycle Races.
8,30 p. m.���Water Carnival anil
Fancy Dress Hall, Including a grand
���fire works display, illuminating the
lake and mountains.
8.80   p.   ni.���Tug   of    war.    Prize,
Two barrels of bottled boei.
TUESDAY.
0,80 a. in.-   Horse races.
0,80 a. in.���Caledonian games.
10.00 a. in.���Trap shooting,
11.00 a. in.-Baby Show.
11,00 a. m.��� Firemen's races.
ll.ooii. in. ��� Lacrosso tournament
commences. Teams competing, Grand
Foiks. Medicine Hat, Phoenix and
Nelson, to be concluded on thc 8rd instant.
2 30 p. in.--Baseball matches.
8.30   p.   m.���Illuminated      Bicycle
parade. _
MINING RECORDS.
The mining records for June 20 wero
as follows:
Certificates of work���Warfare, to
Gideon Madore I Amethystine, New
Year, to W. W. Carlisle; Topa Chica
Fractional, Rob Roy,; to J. F. McKay; Nevada, to A. G. Lang. Lo-
cations-P. A., on north fork of S,il-
inon river and about one half mile
north of Creightown, relocation of the
O. K., located by J. R. Tarte; Happy
Jack Fractional, situated three miles
south of Creightown,being a relocation
of the Fraction No. 1, located hy .1.
R. Tarte. Transfers���Ocean Wave,
from   Ruth Hannah   Hubbard of Ncl-
If you.don't like Blue Ribbon Tea it's
because you never tasted it.
GOOD  ADVICE.
The most miserabl beings in the
world are those suffe ng from Dyspepsia and Liver mplaint. More
than seventy-five per ent. of the people in the United States are afflicted
with these two diseases and their
effects; such as Sour Stomach Sick
Headache Habitual CostivenesB palpi-
taton of the Heait, Heartburn Water-
brash, Gnawing and Burning pains at
the Pit of the Stomach, Yellow Skin,
Coated Tongue and Disagreeable
XttBte in the Mouth, coming up of
Food after Eating, Low Spirits, etc.
Go to your Druggist and get a bottle
of August Flower for 75 cents. Two
doses will relieve you. Try it. Get
Greens'Prize Almanac. For sale by W.
F. Teetzel A Co.Get Greona' Piize Almanac.
I _>    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 country. All work guaranteed
satisfactory or money refunded. Get a price on the work
before leaving it.
PATENAUDE  BROS.,
Watchmakeis and Manufacturing: Jewelers.
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 sec our Rattan Chairs, Baby Carriages, Go  Carts,  Morris
Chairs, Verandah Chairs, etc.
J. G. BUNYAN & GO.
TELEPHONE 142
BAKER STREET
Spokane Falls' &
Northern R'v.
Nelson  &
Fort
Sheppard R'v,
Red Mountain R'v.
LOW   RATES.
Cincinnati, 0., and Eeturn
$68.50
July ist, 2d and 3d.
Detroit, Mich,, and Return
$71.25
July 2d and 3d.
San Francisco and Return
$50.00
July 13th, 14th and 15th.
Buffalo and Return
$76.00
July 2d, 16th, and every first
and third Tuesday, August,
September and October.
Buffet service  on  trains between
Spokane and Northport.
Leave          DAY TRAIN Arrlvt
9:00 a.m Spokane 1:3a p.n>
13:50 p.m Rossland 4:10 p.nt
9:15 u.m Nelson 7:15 p.in.
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. & T.A.
Spokane  Wasi.
Q. K. TAOKABURY,
Aeent. Nelson. B.C.
LAND ACT NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that I have
made application to the Chief Commissioner of Lund" and Works at Victoria, B. C, for a special license to
cut and carry away timber on and
from the following described Crown
Lands in the Oout Kiver section of
West Kootenay district, li. C. :
Commencing at a post placed on the
South bank of Moiidow Ctcek and
marked "South East Corner," suid
Meadow Creek being a tributary of
tloat Kiver and above point 'B situated about four miles east of the station known as Kitchener on the
Ciow's NeBt branch of the B. C.
H, Kailway. Commencing at said
southeast corner and running west
Hill chains, North 411 chains, East Hin
chains and south 40 chains to place
of beginning, containing about 040
acres. JAMES CKON1N.
Dated ot Moyie, li.C , June 1(1, Hull.
KOOTENAY COFFEE CO
Our Fresh Roasted Coffee Beat of
Quality, as follows :
Java and Arabian Mooha. per pound $  to
JiiTii and Mochn Blond, 3 poundH  1 OC
Ftuo Santos, t poundH  1 00
Siuiioh lili'iicl, o poundH  100
Our  KpoolallHond, 6 poundH  1 00
Our Rio HouKi, o poundn  1 00
a trial obdf.b holm itku.
Salesrooms :
2 DOORS EA8T OF ODDFELLOW8
BLOOK   W. BAKER ST.!
INfELSOlM. - B. C
Porto Rico Lumber
Co., Limited.
VARDS   AT   NELSON   AND  ROSSLAND
MILL AT PORTO RIUO SIDING.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
From Kootenay Common
Points.
BUFFALO. $76.00.
June 18, July 2, 16, Aug. 6, 20
rtb huh
SAN FRANCISCO. $50.00.
'"Jjuiy 13, '14, 15.
Christian Enieavor Cnf i
CINCINNATI. $68.50.
July 2, 3.
National Educational iss'n
DETROIT. $71.25.
July 2, 3.
THE   MINER'S
WANT   PAGE.
FOR SALE OR RENT
AdvertiHemont-i Inserted under t his head aL
the rate of one cent a word por insertion. No
advertisement taken for lriPH than 25 ennis.
Situation Wair.ed atlvurl l-vuu uu inserted
three times free of chartfo.
KOOM TO RENT in IC. W. C. Block,
on July 1st, cornor room faotng
Baker antl War*' street. Two rooms
en suite on Ward st., and two inside
rooms. Fun is ied or unfurnished,
Mrs. F, ,!, Squiro.
MISCELLANEOUS
Are you in want? If you are, tell
the people, through The Miner want
column, what you are in want of.
Vou'll  Ifet it
Gf, FRANK BEER'S RESIDENCE FOR
SALE.���II. Frank Beer otters for
sale his residence, corner of Hall ami
Carbonate streets. Recently completed, supplied with every convenience,
ample ^iounds ami desirable location.
This offers an excellent opportunity
for any one desiring a comfortable
home. For further particulars apply
at the office of Ueer Ilros.
RANCH FOR SALE���About two miles
from Nelson, on the sunny side of
Kootenay river, comprising about. 30
acres of (rood land, a comfortable
Jwellinfr house and out buildings.
Three are about Till fruit trees, viz:
Cherry, Plum, Apple, l'ear and Peach,
besides several hundred smaller fruits
also a profitable strawberry crop.
Will be sold cheap to an immediate
purchaser. Clear title. Apply T.
Morley, Nelson, B.  C.
IS.    Frank    Ueer   offers   for   rent   bis
furnished house,    including   piano,
situated corner of  Hall and Carbonate
streets.    Apply at Beer liios.  olliee.
TO RENT.���Rooms and ollice in   Cle-
ment,   Hillyer block.    Apply to   the
Nelson Electric Tramway otlices.
ROOM and board in   private [family.
Apply ou Silica  street, second   door
west of Ward.
Mrs.   McBeath's,
ROOM for   rent at
Silica street.
FOR BALE.���Tug Hoat "Red Star."
and Barge���At reasonable figures to
cash purchaser or time with good
security. Apply to Ontario Powder
Works, Nelson,' II.  C.
HOUSE to   Rent.���Furnished   or unfurnished, apply T,  Miner oflice.
WANTED
WANTED.���Immediately   an   experienced housekeeper  for small   hotel;
reference required.   State salary.    Apply to Elk hotel, Elko, B. 0.
WANTED. ��� For a museum collection
for Lever Bros, Port Sunlight, Eng.,
ancient bucketB, troughs, washing
boards, or ironir.g utensils obtained
from Indians or imported from foreign
countries. Liberal value paid.
Write us with explanations. Watchorn A Mclntyre, K. W. C. block, i'.
O. Box 7(17.
WANTED.���Trustworthy men and
women to travel and advertise for
old established bouse of solid financial
standing. Salary (780 a year and expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing required. Hive reference and
enclose self-addressed stamped envelope. Address Manager, 305 Caxton
Bldg., Chicago.
Por   Time  Tables,    Rates,  Ticket*,
apply H. L. Brown,
Oity Passenger Agent.
J. S. Oaivtkr,
Dis. Pass. Agt.
Nelson.
E. J. Coyle,
A. O. P. A.
Vancouver
Rough and
Dressed  Lumber,
Shingles, Mouldings.
A-l White Pine Lumber Always Id
Stock.!
We carry a oomploto stoek of Coast Floorh.R
Ceiling, Ii.Hi._o Finish, Turned Work, Hash and
Door*. Bpoojal order work will receive prompt
attention'   Mall order.. MuliclLed.
Porto Rico Lumber Co.,
LiniTBD,
Hoad O     n���TT0��.trvT and Veinon *t.   No.Hnn
J. 0. GWILLIM, B-,  Sc,
MINING ENGINEER.
Late of Geological Survey of Canada.    Six years experience in B, C.
mining districts.
Baker Street Nelson, B. C.
JOHN McLATCHIE
Dominion and
Provincial-O
Land Surveyor.
469 nelson b c
FOR SALE
Large semi-detached house
owned by F. P. Gutilius is
offered for sale at less than
cost.
Has all conveniences and
rents for $50 per monlh.
See
D. J. DEWAR
MADDEN   BLOCK.
Nelson Electric Tramway Go.
LIMITED
NOTICE
FARES���Cash, 10 cents.
Tickets, 10 for 50 cents.
SERVICE���Every 20 minutes, leaving
park and up-town terminus at 7
a. in. lo 10.40 p.m. Early car leaves
H. B. Stores 0:46 a. in.
TBAINN-Oars meet 10.85 a.m. anil
6.46 pin., aud outgoing only on
request.
SPECIAL��� Tlio pnlilic are requested
to stop oars only on the far side of
cross Btreets; not to ride ou, niter
or leave by front platform; also ti
motion hy liaud if they intend U
board the cur, and to notify coir
doctor a short distance before t bey
wish lo leave.
t-JOMPLAINTS���Will receive prompt
nttention at the Company's oilier.
Vernon Stieet, Oity.
SEAL E8TATE
A large number of good residential
building siics adjacent to the lines of
their tramway, chiefly In the south-
orn portion of the eity to be sold on
uasy terms.
Apply   Tramway      Oflice,    Vernon
Street.
A V. MASON.
Managing Secretary.
NELSON Employment Agency.  Baker
street,    l'hone .78.    .1. H. Love.
WANTED���Teamsters.      Waitresses
tiirls for housework.    Nurse llirl.
Situations wanted by Cooks, Laborers, Blacksmith, Car pen tern. ete.
NOTICE,
I''roiu date until October 1 the dental
offices of Nelson will be closed at 1
o'clock, p. ir., on all Saturdays, remaining closed during the balance of
the day.
W. .1. I.UNLAN.   fl. I). 8.
F. E.   MOBR1SON,   D. Ii. s.
T   II. STOIIDAKT,  I).  I). _,
KOOTENAY RAILWAY  A NAVI.A-
TION  CO., LTD.
NOTICE.
Mr. J. II. Gray having resigned
liis position as Land Commissioner of this Company, all communications in reference to Kaslo & Slooan
Railway Company's lands should be
addressed to ROUT. IRVING,
Manager.
Kaslo. Ii. C, May :ilst., 1901,
Miues Examined awl Reported On.
NATHAN  HAAS. E. Al.
Mining Engineer.
Room i. K.-W.C. lilock,
Nelson, li. C.
WHOLESALE
HOUSES
NELSON, B. C.
AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS
rpHOKPM & CO. Limited���Corner Vernon
A und Cedar _lr_ol~, Nelson���Munuluolur
era ot and wholesalo dealers iu aerated waters
and fruit syrups. Sole agents (or Halcyon ilo
gpringg miueral wat~r.   Tele, hone lie.
VT KLSON SODA WATER FACTORY-
JJ. N. M. Cummins, Lessee���Every known
variety uf soft drinks. I" O llox 88. Telephone
No. 31. Hoover street., Nolson. Km tiers of the
famous SU Uiou Hot Sprin_s Mineral Wator
ARCHITECTS
C1ANK A MACDONALD (11. Oano, Janm
/ A. Mueduualdl���Architects and suporili
teudents, lirokeu Hill mock, corner tiakor uud
Ward Streets, ~elson
COMMISSION MERCHANTS
HJ. EVANS A CO.-Baker Streot, Nol
��� son���Wholesale dealers in liquors, ei-
Kars, cement, lire brick und lire clay, water
|ii|>o aud steel rails, aud goueral commission
merchants.
I.KA1N,   UAY AND CEREALS
BUACI-MAN-l-_.lt MILLING CO., Ltd.-
Wholesalo aud retail dealers ln grain,
hay, Hour, feed. Mills ut Victoria, Now Westminster; Edmonton, Alta. Elevators ou Calgary aud I'.ilmoMon Haihvay. Manufacturers
of thu celebrated 11. & K. brand cereals.
GROCERIES
A MACDONALD A tic-Corner Fron
��� and Hail Streets���Wholesale grocer
and jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots
rubbers, luaukinaws und miners' sundries.
FRESH AND SALT MEATS
POSITION   WANTED���Hy   a   woman
as housekeeper.
WANTED ��� Woman   for   housework,
out of town; girl to care for
children; laborers and teamsters.
Western Canadian Employment Ollice,
Ward street,    l'hone :.'70.
AGENTS WANTED���For our Boer-
liritish Win, Family Records, Marriage Certificates, Religious and
Landscape Pictures. Bright and hustling men, women, hoys and girls, can
clear from 8.1 to $1(1 per day. Send
50 cents for samplo. Descriptive circulars free. Write today. Home
Novelty Mfg. Co., P.O.Box 518 (Dept.
381) Chicago, 1)1.
MISCELLANEOUS
LOST.���A black Bilk  umbrella,  gold
mounted, .1. M. W.   on   luimtlu.   ���'���
V..   Annul.U'.
AU_ KINDS   of   goodtj bought    sold
ur exchanged   at   Prottei"!  Seoond
Band Store, Ward street,  Phono  i:to.
J3  BURNS Sc Co.-Baker aireet, Nelson-
. ���   Whole*!..!) dualuru in freHb and curod
lllOttU.    Cold HUmiKU.
WEST   KOOTKNAY   BUTCHER   CO.-
l.akvr -.ii-uul, Nelson ��� W hole Halo dea -
cih In frt.Nl. and cured niuulH,
HARDWARE & MINING   SUPPLIES
LAWKKNCK   HARDWAHK   CO - Baker
strccL,   isiulhou ��� Wholesale dealaia in
liardwaru,   minora'  HiiiiplicH,  Hporlintf  Koodu
uLc^	
M'LACHLAN BROS. (Hucct'sHora to Vim
couvur Hardware Co, I.Ui.) Baker SlTWti
Nelson���w'holesale dculcrt. in hardware and
miiiiiiK KUpplicH, pluinhcn.' and tiiminilhu' hup
pliCH.	
VT KLSON   HARDWARE   CO.-Wholesale
_13|     paiuU, oils and k'^n mechanic*' IooIh.
AkuiiU foi Ontario Powder Works :irnamilo
LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS
rpUHNKR, BKETON & Co.-Cornor Vernon
X and Joncphino tilrceu, Nelnon��� Whcle
.ale dealer.) in liquors, cigars, and dry K*>od~i,
Agent* for l'ahnl Brewing Co. of Milwaukee
and Calgary Browing Co of Calgary.
UDSONs BAY Co.-Wholesale grooerle.
and li(|uoi-H el��., llakcr Hlreot, NoUon.
C1ALIKOHNIA WINK CO., Limllod-Cornor
) _Tro*\t and Hall Hired.s Ntslnon���Wholosale dealerH n wlncri (cane and bulk), and
dement io and imported cigarh.
II
I, II Ml I Kit
IT WILL l'AV you to read our ail. iu
another column. Our blent! of tea at
Thirty cents   per pound "ill Hint you.
Kootenay Coil'ee Co,
If YOUR HORSE
Is    lame    or    intei feres
bring  him   to  the   City
Horseshoeing Shop. Jo
sephine Street
AiEX. GIBSON.
SILVER KING MIKE
Will pay the higheat oaah prioe for all
kinds ol seoond band Roods. Will bnj
or sell anything from an anchor to a
needle. Furnitnre, stoves, oarperta,
-ooking utensils, bought ln bouBebold
quantities. Also oast off clothing.
Call and see me or write. Address
Silver King Mike, Boi 300. Hall
8*'-��et. Neloon. P  ��
.lAI'AN TEAS���"Holder U'K," "I'an-
fired,' "SunCured."���have a plnce in
our Block. The new "Ceylon Green"
iB line llavorcd anil economical. Kootenay Coffee Co.
nt~~  miiiiiik ��.��i<i   I'nuii'riii-H-Wr are
anxiAiiN fu seenr. n fe~ rre* ihiiiiuk ��.ti<l
laroiirrlla'H ut anee.   Tin-   ProHiM-rlor'N   R_.
rimimr. Nelson, u. ��'. ����m i, m. w,<r.
Black.
WI_ IIAVK   in Block choice teas frotn
India, Ceylon, China, and Japan,   Wc
blend them to your taste.    All   prices
and qualities.     Kootenay   Coil'ee Co.
PIANO.- -MIsh  Tyers   ia prepared  to
give piano lessons at her residence
on .Slli..a street four doors west of
llundryx.    Terms moderate.
NKLSON ~AW AND 1'I.ANINU Mil.]--
Ollli'o nornor Hull nnil .rum Mlriiut-,
NuIkoii���Lumber, ciiillnif, HuorinK, .ami uvury-
lliiiiK in wtuxl fur liulldliiK lmriioHuH.   Uut our
.ricuH. i loirosponaenee Mullritud.
ORE SACKS AND TWINES.
rp   GALLON ��r. CO,
1 ���   anil twlnrn.   Always ft HMIfO M.'.iM.k ��P
limit). Telephone~l.i.
loaler*  In   lire  wn-KH
,y>a A lul-Kii Hi nek  on
llnum II. K. ~. C. lll.uk
REISTERER & CO.
Brewers of Fine Lager
Ueer and Poi ter,
DROP IN AND SEE US
Helena. B. O.
~ol.liHii,��~n��orrt.it i.t.tii   win.-,   mid
proHprrld -iiiileil.   Html rrpnrl mill Ran.
|��Ii*h lo Un- rroH|M>i'lur'H i:\clinnm-. Nrl~m.
Ii.r.   Km. in 4 K.-W.--. Ii'nrk.
Canada Permanent andWes-
tern Canada Mortgage
Corporation.
head offiob toronto,  ont.
Money to loan on Straight Mortgage.
Apply to O. Ii. LKNNOX. Baktr 81
Nelson.
A. R. BARROW, a. m. i. o.B
Provincial  Land Surveyor
Oorner Vlotoria and Kootenay Sts.
P. O. Box b Telephone No.
I<\ O. Ull MEN F. S. ULKMENT-
GREEN & CLEMENTS
Civil Engineers and Provincial l.an_
Surveyor*.
P. O. Rzo U% Valmn   B."
HOTEL ROSSLAND
VERNON ST., NELSON.
RATES
By the week (rom $5 to "6.
By the day 81.00.
J. V. O'Li-UGHIJU, Prop.
CJ\"*' Nhwon   Daily Miner, Thurbdav,  jwte ..,   190
Decorative
Tissue
Festooning
Can be used in
every coneeiva
ble shape for
decorating and
entwining upon
thu inside and
outside of windows, buildings, clubs, Hunts, boats.
It is made in all national, societv,
and elub colors���attractive and brilliant. It is an per cent less in cost
than any other kind of decorating
material. Besides tbe festoons we
have wreaths, stars, shield . Maltese
crosses, and parade and horse plumes.
See them.
THOMSON
STATIONERYCo-LW
NELSON.  B. C.
I'iniins to Kent.
>tMMW^MWWMWMI
THE CITY
Judge Forin was hol.iing county
court at Port .Steele yesterday.
The Nelson liun club will hold a
practise shoot this evening at (1.30
sharp.
A few enthusiastic youths have
been going in swimming in the lake
this week, but fuund it decidedly cold
as yet.
A number of carloads of firewood
arrived yesterday over the Nelson at
Port Sheppard line, billed to different
local dealers.
Mr. C. W. Husk is raising fine
stawberries and lots ot them on his
ranch at Kokanee Creek, and is daily
snipping into to-'n over thirty crates
on an average. Geo. Bell at Co.
handle the entire quantity.
The sidewalk from The Miner office
to the Hume Hotel is now free from
steps. It is constructed to level and
as a consequence takes in the corner
of the hotel, making the side entrance
somewhat below the walk.
Considerable interest is manifested
in the practises of the fire hose teams,
which take place on Baker street east
of Josephine. Last evening a large
crowd assembled to watch and discuss
the chances of success of each.
On Monday thu water of the lake
rose an inch er so, but has lemained
nearly stationary since. On the Co
lumbla, it is reported, the water has
risen considerably in the past few
days, although there is no fear of a
flood.
The retail grocerymen have accepted
the challenge of the men's furnishing
elerks and the baseball game will
lake place at 1.30 sharp this afternoon. It p'oumes to be a somewhat
extraordinary exhibition of the great
American game.
A staff of men wore at work yester
,1ay cleaning Baker street preparatory
to the reception of tbe thousands of
visitors who will attend the celebration next week. A great deal of mud
was scooped off and the appearance
of the street thereby much   improved.
The retail clerks will not run an
excursion today, as was intended, ow
ing to the holidays occurring next
week, but commencing the second
week in July an excursion will be run
every Thursday afternoon. All the
retail stores will be closed this afternoon.
The stores will be open on Monday
morning next in order to allow the
visitors who wish to do some shopping
to do it before the athletic events of
the day commence. On Monday af
ternoon and Tuesday the stores will
be closed and there Will be no Thursday afternoon closing next week on
account of thc holidays.
Early yesterday morning yard engine
No. 384 of the C P. R., jumped the
track slightly to the westward of the
smelter flume. It ran along for about
a car length on the ties, considerably
twisting the rails. By this accident
one of the two lines of rails that give
admission to the yards from the low
er end is tied up, and all freight
trains have now to bo taken along ihe
main track to the switches at the
eastern extremity.
'. Tuesday night some unknown individual climbed in through the pantry
window of J. V. Weir's residence und
made his way to Ihe dining room
There he secured a loaf of bread,about
Half a pound of butter and some cake,
and a towel, which latter was evidently
wrapped around the rest of the plunder. Nothing else in the house was
touched, so far "s known, and the
thief left the window open behind
him. _
SUB-TROPICAL RAMBLES
The Author's Expe iences.
U. S. Consul Pike, of Port Louis,
Mauritius, has written a .harming
book upon this gem of the ocean, the
home of I'atil and Virginia.
m Col. I'lke, whoso New York address
is 43 Exchange l'laco, had a curious
experience with coffee and tho beverage almost destroyed bis eyesight.
He says, ".Speaking of colfee.my first
warning against its use was Insomnia followed by depression, and despondency. The nervous system was
In such a condition that I could not
attend to business, and to my distress
I discovered that my eyesight was
becoming more and more imperfect
every day. From ray knowledge 01
the symptoms of coffee poisoning, I
concluded to leave oft the coffee and
take up I'ostum Food Coffee in its
place.
The results were astonishing. (Iriid-
nal.y my eyesight recovered, and the
nervous condition and depressed
feeling disappeared. I have now
been using Postum in place of coffee
for several years and am in perfect
health.
My family of six persons discarded coffee some timo ago and use I'ostum. I would not bo without it. It
is a nioHi valuable addition to the
breakfast table and should be in
every household.''
The eontraot for the fence to be
erected around the General Hospital
has been let to John Toy. The tender calls for the construction of about
eight hundred feet of fencing.
The City Fire, Water and Light
committee wJll ~?eet some time next
week, after the Dominion Day celebrations to consider the offer of the
Bonnington Falls Power Co. in regard
toMhe scheme of selling the city elec-
tic light plant. According to present
indications it is not at all probable
that the offer will be entertained.
The quoit teams are requested to
meet this afternoon at the quoit
grounds at 4 o'clock, and the captains
of the various teams are particularly
urged to see that their men are on
hand at tbat time. The commltUe
also request that the Telfer vs. Forin
���iiime. which is the extra game In tne
series, will take place befoie that
hour.
A veteran prospector ppcaking of
the large number of claims that have
been located lately along the lake and
liv.r shore above and below Nelson,
said that he did uot think tbat any
of tbem were likely to prove valuable
as it seemed a rule that veins which a
few miles inland were rich in values,
became very faulty when they approached the lake.
The semi-annual meeting of the
Carpenters union was held last evening at the Miners' Union hall for the
election of officers when the following appointments were made: President, C J. Clayton; Vice-President,
Jno. Bums; Sec.-Treas., W. Ca'beck;
Kec-aSec, Archie Murray; Fin.-Sec,
Walter Martin; Conductor, E. Kil-
by; Warden, Thos. Yates; Trustees,
J. Nichol, W. Kaynard and (Jeo.
Fleming; Auditors, 15. Kilby, J. Collins, Robert Robinson; representatives
to Trades and Labor council, C. J.
Clayton, B.  Robinson,  K. Kilby.
Major Hargraves of the Spokane
Salvation Army, arrived in the city
last evening and will be at tlie barracks this evening, when a special
meeting will be held at which the
Major will be present and will take
part. On Friday evening there will
be a conference of the soldiers to discuss the building scheme. The Major
will produce the plans for the new
barracks which will be submitted to
tbe soldiers for approval. After this
meeting some definite arrangements
will be made in regard to the commencement of building operations.
A Miner reporter had occasion on
Sunday last to make a call in one of
the principal blocks of the city. In
one room was to be heard the sound of
a typewriter going at full pressure,
in another room the quacking of a
tailor's goose, in another a solving
machine was singing merrily the
song of the shirt, another room disclosed the fact that a real estate man
was hard at work on some deal, and
another one contained a professional
man busily engaged on some mini-g
scheme. There was only one room in
the block where there was no work
going on and that was   an empty one.
I Hie Canadian Bank of Commerce
With Which Ij Amalgamated
The Bank of British Columbia.
HEAD OFFICE���TORONTO.
Paid up   Capital,   88,000,000;    Reserve   Fund,   $2,000,000;
is Over 805,000,000.
B. S. WALKER, Oeneral Manager.
Aggregate  Resources Over 805,000,000,
HON. GEO. A. COX, President.
London Office: 60 Lombard Street, B. C.
New York Office; 16 Exchange Place.
And 68 branched in Canada and tho United States, including:
BHITI8H COLUMBIA
Atlin GnauNwoon Nklson Sanoon
clianbbook        kamlooi _ new westminster  vancouver
Keknik Nanaimo Kossland Victoria
YUKON DISTHICT-Dawbon ano White Horse.
UNITED STATES���New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Skaoway,
Savings Bank Department.
Deposits Received and Interest Allowed.   Present Kate 8 IVr Cent
Nelson Branch.
GRANGE V. HOLT, Manager
^������"���"���"���"���"���'������ii��iiO"_.ii��h| I
"Zbe IRo^al Bank of Canaba"
Capital  Aulliorlied,
Incorporated 1869.
wn,ooo,uoo.��o I Capital Paid-up,
Beat.       .      .    .
..���.',0(10,0(111.110
. .     ~l,.(l|a,()��|a,1.<(
Board of Hirer Mm     . homae K. Kenny,  President;   Thomas Ritchie. V ioe-Prooldonl
Wiley Smith. H. G. Bank. Hon. David MaoKeen.
Bead OIBee, Halifax!
General Manager, Edson L. Pease, Montreal.
Superintendent of Branohes. and Secretary, W. B. Torrance Halifax.
Bran    eg 1
'ova   Heal la-Halifax    Hranch,   Antlgonl-'
. ebec���Montreal,   (City   OHlce),   Montroal
West End (Cor. Notre   Dame and Seigneurs Streets);  Westniount (Cor. Greene
Avenue ar.d St. Catharines Street.
Ontario���Ottawa.
Newfoundland���St. John's.
Cuba, Went Indies���Havana.
United Slates���New York (IB HlxrhC.Ee Placo
Republic, Wash.
Bridg-ewater, Guysboro. Londonderry, lux
onburg. Mailland (Hants Co.), PictoiK Port
Hawkesbury, Sydney, Shubonaoadie.Truro,
Weymouth.
New    Brunsnirk ��� Hat Inn. t.     Dorchester,
Fredericton, Kingston (Kent Co.), Mono-
ton, Newcnstte, Sackvllle, St, John.Woodstock'
P. E. Inland���Charlottetown. Summon*ide.
BEANO :  8 IM BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Grand   Forks, Nanaimo,   Nelson,   Rosslard,   Varccnver,
Vancouver East End, Victoria.
Correspondents*
Canada-Merchants Bank of Canada.   -onion-National Shnwmut Bank.   Chicago���Illinois
Trust ard Savings Bank.   San Frunclsco���First National Bank.   London, En_.-Bank of
Scotland.   Paris, France-Credit LyounaU.   Bermuda-Bank of Bermuda.   China nnd Japan���Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.   Spokane-Old National Bank.
(leneial Banking Business Transacted; Sterling Bills of Exchange   Bought
and Sold, Letters of Credit, Etc., Negotiated.
Accounts received ou the most favorable terms.   Interest allowed oo soecin)
deposits and on Saving Bank accounts.
Geo. Kydd, Manager, Nelson, B.C.
Extra! Extra!
THE WORLD'S GREATEST-THE BIG MORAL SHOWS
Norris^ Rowe's
Bio Trained Animal Shows
The Oldest, Largest, Richest and Best Institution of its
Kind in the World, Will Exhibit in Nelson
Monday, July 1st
Performances at 2 and 7 p. m.
PERSONAL
E. Stephenson of Slocan, is a guest
at tlie Royal hotel.
W. J. Clinton, Spokane, and E. Bal-
linger, Calumet, are stopping at the
Madden house.
Q. 11. Earnhardt, manager of the
Ymir mine, ia in the city and is stopping at the Hume hotel.
Mrs. Fred Burnett leave? this morning for Seattle where she will be the
guest of Mis. K. C. Beaton.
J, O. Patenaude, who has beeu ill
at the general hospital for nearly two
months, is convalescing slowly.
Miss E. DeShrissay, of the Kootenay
Lake Cleneral hospital, leaves for Victoria on Friday to spend her vacation.
D. L. Sterling, St. Charles; R. F.
Tolmie, Victoria, and Mrs. Tatlow of
Vancouver, are guests at the Phair
hotel.
Mrs. Stewart, Spokane; .Tno. B.
Olds, Arrow Lake; R. Hoylo, Slocan
City are registtred at the Grand Central hotel.
Mr. II. A. Jackson, general freight
and passenger agent of the Spokane
Falls at Northern, and Mr. Forest,
superintendent, are in the city. They
arrived oo Tuesday evening and will
return today.
E. Iioyce, the president of Western
Federation of Miners, left on Wednesday morning for Kossland, and will
take in the Boundary country befoie
his return to his home In llut'te.Mont.
It is his intention to .return to this
city some time in October.
Those registering at the Queen's
yesterday were: Miss Mmtin. London, Ont.; ,1. (i. Martin, Kossland;
\V. J. riolden, Victoria; K. ,1. Ilinlt-
wood, Green wood jA. J. Welch and
wife, Toronto; A, J. Simtli. Calgary;
.I.JManson, Trout l.slce City; Thos.
Dunbar, Slocan.
Mr. Oeo, S. Patterson, tormerly of
the West Kootenay Butcher Co., left
lust, night fur Okotoks, Alta..where he
will go into business with his brother. Mr. Patterson was a very popular
Odd Fellow in Nelson and a" number
of members of the local, lodge accompanied hi in to the boat.
Yesterday's arrivals at the Hume
were; E. F. Whitcher, Stanstead.
Que.; R. Higelow, Lyndonvllle; Jas!
Stewart, Vancouver; R. McGuire,
Molly Gibson Landing; W. II. Olin,
Spokane; G. Mitchell, Rossland; A.
T. Chambers, Toronto; Chas. T.
Pooley, Greenwood; .1. FleiBhman.
Vancouver; II. Cotllleau, Victoria; a).
II. McGill, Vancouver; Geo.Sherwood,
Winnipeg; .1.1''. Spellman, New York;
G. II. Earnhardt, Ymir.
A very quiet wedding took placo
yesterday afternoon at the residence
of Melville Parry. Mr. George VV.
Griinmutt of Sandon, li. C, and
Miss Kate Almlrn Erioks of Winnipeg, Mno., were the contracting par-
tics nnd tlie ceremony was performed
by Kev. .1. II. White. Mr. Grimmett
s a well known business man and has
spent a number of years iu 11. C. Immediately after the wedding Mr. nnd
Mrs. Giimmett left by the 4 o'clock
steamer for their home in Sandon,
via Kaslo.
I   PAINT ADVANTAGE   I
There is a great advantage in painting if
you have good paint.
The paiut we pell goes
on easier anil more rapidly. Saves tho titce of
the painter and looks
well with less paint.
The real cost isn't any
greater, so the advantage
is plain.
Ask for Ramsay's
Unicorn Brand.
M'LACHLAN BROS.
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3Qtf_6Q_fl9IO
Trained   Elephants,   Trained   Monkeys,   Trained   Zebras,
Trained Ponies, Trained Seals.  Trained Goats,
Trained Elks, Trained Zebus.
20 Fl! Clowns 20
Don t Miss the Big Free Street Parade Monday Morning !
More New and Special Features 1 han Any Other
Show in  the World !
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THE   PROSPECTORS'   EXCHANGE
NO. 4 K.-W.-C. BLOCK, NELSON. B. C.
Gold, Silver-I.cad  and  Copper Mines wanted at the EXCHANGE.
FREE WILLING GOLD properties wanted at once for Eastern
investors.
Parties having mining property for sale are requested to Bend
samples of their ore to the EXCHANGE for exhibition.
We desire to hear from prospectors who have promising mineral
claims in liritisli Columbia.
Prospectors and mining iron are requested to make the EXCHANGE the:v headquarters when iu Nelson.
All samples should be sent bv express, PREPAID.
Correspondence solicited.    Address all communications to
ANDREW   F.
Telephone No. 104.   P. O. Box 700.
4 ���.-.V1.V-.V4^WVl\'��v\VH/>A*/W><
ROSENBERGER.
NELSON. II G.
IVtM^wi.
Auction Sale
Sale of Archbold & Pearson's household furniture and
instruments, commenced yesterday, will be continued
TODAY
At 2 0'CIOCk P.M.
At the residence, at the cor
ner of Kootenay and Baker
Streets.
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Chas. A. Waterman
& Co.
AUCTIONEERS.
L 11171b
er,.
Delivered to any point
on Kootenay Lake.
I have a complete stock on hand ai
Rough and Dressed
Lumber,
Shingles.
Mouldings, Sash Doors.
Inside Finish,
Coast Flooring, and
Finished Lumber.
Mill at PILOT BAY. Tarda, NELSON
andLARLO,
HEAD OFFICE:   NELSON.
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Bargains! Bargains!
Bargains!
In China, Glass and Earthenware
Reduced 20 to 40 Per Cent on Usual Prices.
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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
WM. HUNTER & ���0.
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